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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1930, Mason City, Iowa VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY North Iowas ILY PA5 Edited for the Home HOME EDIT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 14 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SBKVKM NO 186 Frazier Only Dirt Farmer Only One of His Kind In Upper House By CHARLES ISTEW ART AS HINGTON May or Lynn J Fra zier of North Dakota was ex plaining to me why agriculture simply has to have government backing in order to put up a fight for a halfway de c e n t existence igainst citified business and ur b a n industries with any pros pect of getting at least as good as a draw WOMAN KILLED BLAST Father and 3 Children Lose Lives as Home Burns MINNESOTA MAN DIES IN EFFORT TO RESCUE TRIO the only 100 per cent jWirt farmer in the upper house of J Congress Time was when genuine horny g handed yeomen were quite numer on Capitol hill In fact their jjgroup next after the lawyers was biggest in legislative Washing ton N r It may surprise C folk to learn that Senator T laming rt JvraKIOr thn itiIir inni I lapses Carrying Four to Their Deaths spite of ail Jhe lamentation there has been concerning the de cline of rural influence in govern vn would have imagined That the honesttogoodness farmers to the senate had dwin to one lone solon The farmers have more senate ion than that to be sure I However with the exception of i Senator Frazier their spokesmen re not undiluted farmers them Jselves 7OR instance Senator Fraziers North Dakota colleague Senator Jye is as agriculturallyminded as anyone could ask but by calling iNye is a newspaper man vely leader of the farm Woe Senator Norris of Nebraska it is true enough that he grew pushing a plow is lawyer I A Turn to Page 8 Column 1 JUNE Decides He Has No Right to Grant Tem 1 porary Injunction If irUSCATINE May 14 P Barker today ruled that the I fiMuscatine coimty district court nad rjno right to grant a temporary in junction to prevent Norman Baker iand four associatesfrom practicing rhedicine without a license Judge Barker said that the court would ihear arguments on issuing a per jmanent injunction early in the June term He set no definite date He sustained the motion of Bak ers attorneys that the states up J plication for a temporary injunc tion should be quashed because the Iowa statutes mention specifically issuance of only a permanent writ in such acase The judge read a lengthy opinion in which he pointed out that hi indicated no opinion as to the merits of the question at issue restraint of the defendants rom practicing medicine without a The allegation he saidwas made inder a general statute with no nec essity for merely temporary relief Codefendants with Baker were Harry M Hoxey Charles Gearing llary Turner and Myrtle Greshem The state alleged that all have been diagnosing the prescribing treat jment for clcer and other discuses at Bakers hospital Gerald O Blake assisted county ittorney Harold Wilson in the plates case while Mayor Herbert counsel was Bakers principal AUNT MET By Robert QuiUen I wouldnt mind some other woman gettin Pa wheii I die but I hate to o some hussy enjoy the things Ive worked scrimped for CARLTON Minn May 14 Three children and their father were burned to death when fire de stroyed the farm home of Terry Lynch four miles south of here shortly after midnight The mother and one child escaped the father perished while trying to rescue the other three children The fire starting in the kitchen of the frame house had gained such headway before being discovered by the father that escape by the ground floor was Impossible Flames Axvakcned Father The parents and the four children tbe eldest 8 and the youngest about 18 months were asleep on the sec ond floor and when the flames awakened the father he rushed to the bedroom of the children He picked up the eldest daughter Carrie Ann 8 Katherine 3 and Terry the baby Making a dash to the stairway with the three children the father plunged into the flames when the stairway collapsed The mother witnessing the trag edy picked up the other daughter Mary 6 and broke a bedroom win dow and leaped to the ground aboiit condition of Anna Lyhchabout 40 was reported critical this morning at the home of a neighbor she walked sjrter leaping from the burning building Bodies Not Recovered Mary was reported only slightly cut by glass and her condition is not considered serious Mrs Lynch was severely burnedand also badly cut by glass The bodies of the father and three children had not been recovered from the smoldering ruins this morning MORRIS GIVEN FINE OF Pleads Guilty to Charge of Having Improperly Labeled Liquor Vern Morris 931 Ninth street northeast entered a plea of guilty to a charge of illegal possession of liquor improperly labeled and was fined 5100 and costs by Justice oi the Peace M C Coughlon Tuesday afternoon Information was filed by County Attorney Roe Thompson Deputy Sheriff R C Schiffman and two federal agents raided the Morris home Tuesday morning ami seized n quart and a pint of alcohol in a trunk Evidence for the prose cution was based on this raid Morris paid his fine Chapin Farm Barn Is Destroyed by Blaze Kindled by Lightning CHAPIN May an early morning Umnderstorm the barn on the Ryken farm five miles west of town was struck by light ning and burned The fire had gained considerable headway before it was discovered and it was with great difficulty thai some cows and calves were saved Six horses and a colt perished in the flames One horse escaped by jumpinp over a manger Ten tons of hay a Wiajituy of grain a new cream sep arator several sets of harness and other small farming equipment was destroyed The loss while partly covered by insurance falls especial ly heavily on the tenant Will Parks The barn was an old structure To Visit Europe SWEA CITY May Eve lyn Bredberg Instructor in the Sivea Cily high school last week made application at the office ol Clerk of Courts Flygare in Fair mont for passports to visit Euro pean countries this summer Miss Bredbergs home is in Dunnell Minn AL CAPQNE A GLIMPSE OF JAIL Naval Committee Hears Adams Laud London Pact YOUTH HELD IN SOUTHERN CITY MAY BE OLSON Parity Is Guaranteed by Treaty Secretary Insists Prisoner Said to Re semble Slayer Wanted in Wisconsin Miami Fla Is making it hot for Scarface A Capoixp Chicago Icnilor and niutnb of his 11 i IILLII III Ills urpudbj arresting him every time he appears ontlio streets Photo shows Capone being IM to jail by Miami officers The gangster was arrested for the second time Tuesilav night while attcndinir bovlns show ana was forced to remain In jail over night Capono Is shown with his hnndftorchtef over ACCIDENT VICTIM DIES SHRBVEPORT La May suspect a young man giving his name as Terence Oliourke and his home as Canada was in custody here today in con nection with the four year old na tion wide search for Erdman S Ol son wanted for the slaying of Clara Olson in Wisconsin in j The suspect whose appearance police said tallied with descriptions of Olson was arrested here late last night and further word was awaited today from Wisconsin authorities The young explainedhis pres ence here by saying that he hticl quarreled witli hia family and slipped into this country without proper legal papers One of his legs is in aplaster cast and he said he had received treatment at a hospi tal here for injuries suffered in an auto accident in California May 14 convinced that the foreign re lations committee hearings are de veloping what the senate should know about the London naval treaty Chairman Hale opened a hearing of his senate naval commu te today by asking why the treaty embodies certainradical changes in the naval policy of the United States Witli Secretary Adams of the navy one of the American eielc j gates to London and the first wtt j ness sitting across the table Hale I said that if these reasons can be 14 UTi j defended and proof can be given OVEN TORN OFF STOVE MRS VAN KEUREN BURNED No Inquest Will Be Held for Sioux City Resident TTIUK head and shoulders bndly burned from an explosion of a gas stove the body of Mrs R F Van Keuren 58 years of age who had come to Mason City from Sioux City a week ago to make her home here was found at oclock Tuesday evening at the home of her sisterinlaw Mrs Carrie A Kelt 108 Vermont avenue south east Becatise of he badly burned condition of her face it was im possible lei determine whether or not the oven of the stove which was blown across tile room had that it is to the advantage of iho struck her national defense of the country to j u is believed bv officials who in subscnbe to all of the icrms of the rvcstigated that Mrs Vim Keuren treaty the senate will undoubtedly I imt lighted the stove in the kitchen ratify the treaty is it stands some time Tuesday afternoon not Adams read from a prepared realizing that there was an statement saying he had signed the treaty because he SOUTHERN MOB CHASING NEGRO Sheriff Asks South Carolina Governor to Rush Troops AIKEN S Car May 14 Deputy Sheriff Sanders said today that an armed mob of about 200 men was searching a swamp near Graniteville six miles from here for a Negro who attacked a five year old white girl at Granite ville today Sanders said he had asked Governor Richards of South Carolina for troops and that a de tachment was enroute from Colum bia Sanders said Sheriff Howard of Aiken and three deputies were in the vicinity of the swamp and that the officers were trying to avoid any trouble He expressed fear that the Negro would be dealt with harshly if he should be found ANAMOSA MAYOR WAIVES HEARING Floyd County Sheriff to Tes tify Against City Offi cial Sept 29 CHARLES CITY May or Joseph Fegan Anamosa has waived preliminary hearing oil it charge 01 assault witii lucent tu commit great bodily injury med by onenit r A Saduier b loyd county u letter from county officials in An amosa to me snenu reveaieu tuia morning Mr js egan was thereby bound over to luu grand jury will convene in Atiuuiusa Sept ARUo tha Tetter end not state tnat suca was tne case 1ioyil countj officials presume that Hie mayor uas pojlcu uond for his freedom until this lime Mayor Fegan and nis sons art chained by uie Kioyd couauy sii itl and bus deputy L A Fisner waen the iwu uleu went into a pro duce by the mayor Lo arrest Jonn iegan a son lor non payment of alimony John Fegan declined to come with the bjtiicera ana when he was started for the carby the officers bis father applied a cluo to Mr Saddler Fisher interfered aid thereupon another son appeared si milarly nrmed and u battle royal took place between the five men The Floyd officers won however and brot their brisoncr to Charles City where he is awaiting trial Warrant Out for 2 Men in Assault Case DBS MOINES May 14 Warrants for the arrest of Curl McCunc nnd Elmer Gibson two 0cs Moines scavengers for as saulting and slaying 0yearold Evelyn Lee were issued In mu nicipal court this afternoon DES MOINES May 34 cTi Working on slender clews city and county officers todaycontinued their search for the killer of Evelyn Lee nine year old school girl found choked to death in the outskirts of Des Moines after she had been criminally assaulted Sheriff Park A Findley has his entire force searching for a man believed to be connected with iie slaying Late last night 1 be sheriff that his arrest may be imminent The man has been miss ing from his home since last Fri day a day before the slaying Meanwhile police assembled a group of suspects in their efforts io solve the killing thit has bfci termed the most fiendish criatR in the history of Des Moines Out of the long list coralled in the manhunt only two were kept in the county jail last night They were Leonard Colyne 19 of Russell and Leo Parrish 18 of Valley Junc tion After examination the latter was judged to have no connection with the killing but was detained on an indictment made last August for an attempted assault on a five year old girl He has been free on bonds but Judge Lester L Thompson of the district court de cided Parrish should not be allowed to be longer at large Colyne was arrested He is a former inmate of hn insane asylum and had been in Des Moines over the weekend He is being held for further examination Rewards for the capture of tbe killor of he girl who was kidnaped on her home Saturday afternoon now total including from the state Directed Verdict for INJURIES IN MR ACCIDENTFATAL Services for New Hampton Boy Not Announced NEW HAMPTON May William Waltz 18 who received a fractured skull in an auto accident near here on No 69 Sunday in which six persons were injured died here this morning without regaining con sciousness His brother Judson who also re ceived a skull fracture has not re gamed consciousness and la pot ex pected to live E L Groner received a broken leg William Rabe and Myrna Kelley who also were in the accident have been dismissed from Mie hospital A roadster being driven by Roy Bartz was turning into the drivewayof W F A Rabe farm when a Ford tudor sedan driven by E L Groner of Elma hit it broad side William and Judson Waltz William Rabe and Millard Simpson were riding with Bartz all reside soulli of New Hampton Myrna Kelly and Ger trude Casey both of Elma were in the Groner car e The body of the accident victim has been taken to a local funeral home No funeral arrangements have been announced by Mr and Charles Waltz parents of the dead boy BODYOFiOSt BOY IS FOUND REPLACleT TAX ADVOCATED Senator Clark Tax Expert Says Some Relief Is Necessary DECORAH May 14 tor C F Clark chairman of the Towa legislative tax commission in an address today advocated a re placement tax td lessen the burden of property assessments Unless some relief is found froirt the present unjust system Clark said our farmers owners and business people will see this burden continue to grow greater and greater year by year He asserted that several candi dates in the primaryelection have apparently endeavored to lead the public mind away from real tax re vision by talking about additional taxes extra taxes and other false issues He urged these candidates to preoent their views to the legisla tive committee if they knew of some relief measure other than a replacement tax Clark termed as political thun der statements that the proposed replacement tax would not reduce property assessments felt it attained the largest measure of naval re duction possible Insists U S Gets 1arlty An secretary of the navy I am sure that the treaty is advantageous fco inc navy of the United States be said Adams stressed the value of the treaty as laying down a regular and constant program I have no doubt he continued that tbe treaty gives the United Slates parity with Great Britain in every category detailedthe Japanes settlement Japan has steadily built cruiser and her fleet is superior to ours be said the Japanese submarines arc substantially less old than ours Under the circumstances we made a fair compromise Will Never Chnngo Opinion Walsh asked what legislation and nioney was needed to make effec tive the parity with Great Britain hut Hale interposed that the secre tary should be allowed to explain each provision in detail Youll never be able to get this witness to change his opinion that it is really parity Walsh re marked Haie then asked if any opinions were given by the American dele gation which would bind the United States in the future Adams replied that there were no commitments jexcept those contained in the treaty Saying the United States would scrap three battleships Great Brit ain five nnd Japan only one Hale SHEBOYGAN Wia May 14 Gustavo Gehrz today fused a motion by defense attorneys for a directed verdict acquitting Gov Walter J Kohler on charges that he violated the Wisconsin apr rupt practices act in his 1928 pri mary campaign The judge announced his decision at p m nnd ordered the case to be given to the jury for a special verdict He then handed counsel a series of questions suggested for the jurors Youth Believed to Have Been Tossed in Water by Pony ADEL May 14 body of Clifton Orahood 12 for whom 400 farmers searched thruoiit tbe night was recovered early today from the fitreum which runs thru his fathers farm The boy who r had been missing since 4 p m yesterday apparently I DC J i nten thrown from his pony as IS JAerilSeCl It trotted along the bank He Is I hot to have been brushed into the water by a tree or to have fallen in when the pony stumbled Return of the pony late yetiter To Start Campaign DTDS MDINES May 14 Toiva Farm Bureau federation to day announced a special member ship campaign for two weeks start ing June 2 day set the lads father Charles Orahoorl searching the 200 acre wooded pasture He soon called neighbors to aid him and at mid night Polk countya bloodhounds ar rived The animals were to piclt up the boys trail which caused searchers to believe he had been thrown directly from be pony inlo I the water Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal May Hoover is to visit our national parks this summer He announced it at 9 oclock Mon day morning At same morning t h u dcmocrals de no u need i t They claimed he was fishing for votes in stead of blark bass What the democratic RCMJRRS ty has always needed is some smart broadminded man whose business it is to inform other democrats what to denounce and what not to denounce They arc where they are today by picking on tbe wrong things Let the poor man go where he wants to after all we only elec ted him we didnt marry him Yours WILL asked if that did not give Japan an advantage Adams replied that it did What About France Hales next question was whether France might construct fast battle cruisers and upset the situation The chances are only very re mote said Adams In the technical discussion Adams trequcnlly called upon Com H C Train a technical adviser of the delegation to explain particular points Adams still was on the stand when the committee recessed SEEK AUTHORS OF WARNINGS Notices Posted in Sherman Texas for Negroes to Leave Town SHERMAN Texas May 14 Efforts to discover the authors of warnings to burn Negro buildings today temporarily baited other ac tivities of a military court of in quiry seeking information relative to last Pridays antiNegro riots Bennett Hogue DO of Denison Texas was arrested last night and charged with posting notices against Negroes a felony In con nection with the threats He was ar rested by tbe Texas Rangers After being questioned HOAUC was released under bond to V pear later in Justice court He de nied he posted the typewritten j warnings The confessed Negro attacker of a white women was slain and the county courthouse burned during the riots last week accu mulation of gas iti the oven This had caused an explosion the im pact if which tore the oven door from its hingea and threw it over tho room A kitchen door was pushed thru tbe sill stops by the force of the explosion Mrs Van Keuren was alone in the house at tho time of be accident None of the neigh bors beard the explosion vt believed to have had much torce Found on Floor Mra Felt and Mr and Mrs B M MUlard Milwaukee who were vis iting Mra Felt bad gona to Rudd atO oclock inthe morning to visit relatives They returned at oclock and found the body of Mrs Van Keuren lyingon the floor in front of tbe stove In the absence of Dr W E Loug Cerro Gordo county coroner who was attendingthe State Coroners association sessions in Marshall Lown Stanley L Haynesr justice of the pence was called to act as cor oner He was accompanied by County Attorney Roe Thompson ami a physician They reported that Mrs Van veuren had been dead three or four ours Acting Coroner Haynes tated that no Inquest would be eJd as it was clearly a case of ac idcntal death Mrs Van Keurens face and boulders were badly burned Her lothing had caught fire but had nly burned around her shoulders Thrown Across Hoom It is believed by relatives of Mrs an Keuren that the force of the xplosion would have damaged the ouse considerably were it not for he fact that the windows were pen Tho gas oven door which an thrown across the room bit a upboard The gas slove was a high one vilh its door about three and one half feet from the ground Aside from the fact that the kitchen door was pushed thru the sill stops and the oven door was torn off there were no other evidences of the ex plosion According to officials it is be lieved Mrs Van Keuren had been Turn n 2 Column Wea IOWA WEATHER Pnrtly cloudy to cloudy Wed nesday night nnd Thursday slightly warmer Thursday in west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 55 Minimum In Night At 8 A M Wednesday 41 ftalnfnll 01 of an Inch A lay 1ms gone from bad to worse and from worse to worst Tuesday the sun didnt even peak thru the clouds and Wednesday this condi tion was duplicated along with even chillior weather On the new planet recently dis covered the year lasts IWO times as long as our does Instalment pay ments must ho spread over delight fully long periods London Opinion ;