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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home EDITION FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE PTTY TOWA gATTyPTiAV lAi Y IUVVA bAI UKDAY MAY 17 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 189 Borahs Prestige Standing of Idahoan Increased Stew art Says By CHARUES P STEWART A S H IN GT O N May William E Borah is spoken of among public men in Washing ton as having immensely en hanced his pres tige by his lead ership of the fight against con firmation of Judge John J Parker for the U S supreme bench The fights suc cess is mentioned also as a record victory for the so called progressive group In the sen ate Which would seem to place the Idaho solon as leader of the senate progressives And yet he is not their leader He took the most prominent parJ in this particular fight and maybe fte was the most influential single fafctor in winning it but he does even classify as a depend able proferessive a SENATOR GEORGE W NORRIS has led the progressives if any one ha5 led them since the elder Senator robert M LaFollettea death because of his consistency Yr Senator LaFollette is as consistent as Senator Norris but he lacks the latters because he is not old enough yet to have grown into it Or possibly he never will He is an able young man than most of his felfow sen ators thot at first but it is not cer tain far that he has the high to Pago 1 Column JOSEPH LEADS i N OREGON RAGE i to Senate PORTLAND Ore May 17 In one of the lightest primary votes cast in Oregon State Senator George W Joseph vindication candidate opposed by five others in bluding A W Norblad incumbent continued to lead the field today in tho race for the republican nomin ation for governor Josephs total for the 1009 out of 1911 precincts in the state was 28 335 governor Norblad his closest competitor piled up Harry Corbett was running third with 20381 Joseph an attorney entered the gubernatorial field after he had been given much publicity in con nection with his alleged attack on the supreme court of the state A committee recommended that he be disbarred for life and Joseph en tered the political contest to seek vindication Senator C L McNary republican incumbent ran up a total of 14 892 in 624 precincts and Elton Wat kins the democratic candidate for the nominationfor United States senator polled 3506 For the congressional nominations from the first district 123 precincts gave Willis C Hawley republican incumbent 7803 and William A Delzell democratic candidate 1 383 Fjr the third district 333 pre cincts gave Franklin Korell repub lican incumbent 14096 L B Sand blast republican wet 6184 Robert Duncan 5160 Chairman Huston of the republi can national committee says he wont resign under fire Sometimes a fire under him wont make a mule it AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I could be just as much of an invalid Jane is if I dicint have notiiin to do but set an feel neglected an commune with my symp toms DAWFC MAY REMAIN IN U S Opposition May Attach Reservations to Lon don Treaty WASHINGTON May IT spite objection of the navy gen eral board to terms of the London in no uncertain terms by two of its ponents of the pact in the senate re mained confident today that early ratification lay ahead Too low a proportion of eight inch gun cruisers in the American fleet too high a ratio for Japan and ab sence of parity with Great Britain are seen in the treaty by Admiral Mark L Bristol and Hilary P Jones of the general board Under ham mering cross examination by sena tors friendly to the pact they have maintained these views and have insisted that tho the divergence be tween the boards idea of minimum safe naval strength and the terms of the treaty lay in three eight inch gun cruisers this difference was vital Have Warm Hearing They are not thru with the ex pression of their views but a week end lull intervened between yester days warm sessions and resumption hearings oa Monday IS fRien3s ofthe confident of ratification witliin1 a month the opposition gave thot to the possibility of attaching reserva tions to the pact a tho doubt ex sited that this move could succeed A running fire of question and answer developed at yesterdays hearing before the foreign relations Turn to Page 2 Column NATIONALISTS PROTEST CALCUTTA ARRESTS Despite Objections Treaty Is Expected to Pass ADMIRALS POINT OUT U S GETS TOO FEW SHIPS MAN FALLS 30 ThesCjphotographs wore taken as rioting reached its height in Calcutta following the arrest of Son Pandit JawaharlallNehrUj president ofthe itfationalist congressMpWsjthaiy CO persons wore hurt 111 clashes between Nationalists and British troops Upper left Gnndhl follower offering passive resistance to his arrest upper right ruins of one of the street cars seton by rioters below soldiers with spiked guns marching1 thru the streets of Calcutta prepared to preserve order Missounans Held as Counterfeiters KEOKUK May 17 with passing counterfeit money H C Kerr of Springfield Mo and William Hart and his wife Mrs Florence Hendricks Hart are held in the county jail They will be kept five days before action is taken by the federal au thorities police said last night Another member of the party who escaped as the others were arrested is sought by officers Kansas City police want Kerr for the alleged sale of a mortgaged car MUSIC FESTIVAL PLANNED IN FC Waldorf Lutheran College Commencement Exercises to Be June 1 FOREST CITY May dorf Lutheran college will hold its first music festival on June 1 All church choirs within a reasonable distance of Forest City are expected to participate The Waldorf graduation sermon will be preached by the Rev Lester Pierson Ames at 11 oclock in the morning at the Immanuel Lutheran church At 2 oclock p m anthems will be sung by the combinedchoirs At 4 oclock p m there will be a rehearsal by the combined choirs un der the direction of Prof Odvin Hagen director of Waldorf choir and at 8 oclock in the evening the grand concer of combined choirs selections by the Forest City male chorus and several solos will be given BRADY GIVEN 3YEAR TERM Second Trial Results in Con viction for Former Texas Judge DALLAS Tex May 17 W Brady former Texas appeals court judge was convicted and sen tenced to three years imprisonment today for the murder of Lehlia Highsmith at Austin Tex last November The verdict was returned in Bradys second trial the case hav ing been transferred here from Au3 tin where the first trial resulted a hung jury Brady stabbed Mias Highimith 26 year old stenographer to death the night of Nov 9 usinga long bladed pocket knife The defense pleaded insanity testimony being presented to show that the mind of the once brilliant jurist and lawyer had benn dulled jn the last few years by ex cessive tise of bootleg liquor The 60 year old defendant had an affair with the young stenographer and the state alleged the killing was the resuit of jealousy over atten tions paid her by younger men P ond Students in Home Academic Tests BELMOND May aca demic contest held in the high school resulted in the following winners Algebra Doris Ruasell English correctness Maxine Wordschow general science Robert Sheller world history Ruth Courson plane geometry Ruth Courson English correctness Ruth Courson Ameri can history Miriam Simmons Eng lish correctness Miriam Simmons American government Charles Probst physics George Mack and English correctnes Fannie London WOMAN ADMITS SHOOTING MAN Wilson Refused to Leave House and Drew a Knife Claim DES MOINES May17 by Mrs Rachel Hiatt in her home Louis Wilson is in a hospital with serious injuries The woman admit ted last night that she did the shooting telling police she flrevJ when Wilson drew a knife after he had refused to leave the house ac her request Mrs Jesse Wilson said to be sister of Wilsons and Mrs Maurtc Dee Hook both of Iowa City were in the house at the time of tho shooting yesterday afternoon Mrs Dee Hook is held by police ag Is George Fishburn 72 a room er at the Hiatt home Iowa Student Injured IOWA CITY May 17 jured in an automobile accident Don D Slaymaker 23 a junior stu dent at the University of Iowa un derwent an operation in the Uni versity hospital last night for ampu tation of the left leg below the knee Moore Meets Halland for FourthTime Halland of Northwood won the second heat of the 100yard dash with 106 while Moore of Mason City won the first heat with 107 in the morning preliminaries of the district track and field meet held at Roosevelt stadium Saturday for the selection of entries for this dis trict in the state meet The two men have raced against each other three times Halland beat Moore at Iowa City Moore beat Halland here Halland beat Moore at Grinnell There is but 15 of a seconds difference in their time for the mornings sprint Prulsman of Kanawha made bet ter time in the preliminaries than Halland in the 220yard dash Pruis man won the first heat in 232 Halland won the second heat in 237 Kenney of Mason City placed in the 220yard low hurdles with Clark of Garner winner in the second heat his nearest competitor with but 15 of a seconds difference in the time Clear akies a firm track and snappy weather predict fairly fast time for the afternoon events Summary of the morning prelim inaries 100Yard Dash First heat Moore Mason City first Pruisman Kana wha second Steiger Northwood third Time 107 Second heat Halland Northwood first Kenney Mason City second River Riceville third Time 106 220Yard Dash First heat Pruls man Kanawha first Moore Mason City second River Riceville third Time 232 Second heat Halland Northwood first Brazelton Hamp ton second Parrott Mason City third Time 237 220Yard Iow Hurdles First heat Kenney Mason City first Thorson Kanawha second Beck Hampton third Time 267 Sec ond heat Clark Garnerfirst Meyers Hampton second Thomp son Lansing third Time 278 WATERLOO BANK PRESIDENT DIES Charles A Marsh Succumbs in Freeport 111 Hotel WATERLOO May 17 Pi Charles A Marsh president of the First National Bank of Waterloo died early today in a hotel at Free port 111 He was a brother of the late Wilbur W Marsh former na tional treasurer of the democratic party and well known Iowa manu facturer who died suddenly last December Marsh was returning to Waterloo by motor after attending a sale of his late brothers famous Guernsey cattle at Hinsdale 111 Friday He had stopped overnight at Freeport and was stricken by heart disease with which lie long had been suffering this morning Tlis chauffeur was with him Marsh who was 70 years old leaves his widow and three daugh ters FEET MANY INJURIES Ladder Knocked From i Under B Bertelsen Clear Lake 3ERTEL BERTELSEN GO years O of age Clear Lake painter is in a critical condition at Park hos iial suffering from injuries received vlieri he fell 30feet in Clear Lake Saturday morning The accident oc urred as a ladder on which Mr Seitelson was painting was pushed out from under him by an auto After being given first aid Mr Bertelsen was rushed to Park hos pital He suffered a fracture of his right wrist a compound fracture of his right elbow a dislocation of ils right shoulder and internal in uries Physicians have not yet de Lermined whether or not his back has been broken Wits Unconscious Mr Bertelsen was unconscious after the accident which occurred about oclock in the morning He recovered consciousness at 10 oclock in the niorning but could not recall any details of the accident He suffered considerable pain The extent of bis internal injuries has not yet been Jearncd He fel with much force and his condition is considered critical by physicians Ladder Was inAlley r Mr Bertelsen was the Dr C E Wrfght home wheii he was injured He was painting in one of the highest gables of the house and in order to have the proper slant to tlie ladder the base of it was placed in the alley Guy Thomas who lives next door to Dr Wright backed his car out as usual Saturday morning The car caught the bottom of the ladder and broke off a few feet of it In this way the ladder was jerked from Mr Bertelsen and he crnslied to the ground He fell on the soil and i across the ladder Aid was at once i summoned Mr Bertelsen lives alone in Clear Lake Plymouth High School Class Play Presented PLYMOUTH class play Cat O Nine Tails a mystery in three acts and 12 characters was given at the school auditorium Thursday and Friday night to filled houses Mrs Irene Urenn coached the play The high school orchestra coached by Miss Minnie Lancaster played several selections during the evenings 6 PERSONS ARE DEAD IN BLAST Dynamite Explodes in Road side Blacksmith Shop UNION W Va May 17 Six persons two workmen a youth and three children were killed to day by an explosion of dynamite at a rock quarry near here Six cases of dynamite in a black smith shop used for road construc tion work on the Seneca trail ex ploded The two workmen Paul Shires of Union and Oscar Johnson Jack Mills were in the shop Their bodies were blown into fragments ritish Halt Third March on Salt Beds UUAKSAANA India May n police duy Imllert u third rnll upon iho Dliarsaaim salt pans Fol lowers of Mrs Snrojini Niiidu without her personal leadership marched upon the depot mid were stopped and surrounded lij police in tlic rondivuy as they had beon in their attempt on Thursday DOMBAY India May 17 Four hundred civil disobedience volunteers this evening began their march upon the salt works of Wa dala The procession started from congress house Pandit Mukund Malaviya sou of Pandit Madan Mohun Malaviya led the volunteers The procession marched past one of the largest concentrations of irmed police mustered since the be ginning of Mahatma Ghandis cam iagn of civil resistance Six hundred officers 100 of them with firearms were stationed at Ja cob circle and elsewhere on the route to the salt depot seven miles Crom Bombay Elaborate preparations for ar rests if necessary to thwart an ac tual raid included preparation o quarters in the development dc partmcnt buildings of Worli arount which is a barbed wire barrier thr which electric current can be cir culated BOMBAY India Growingr unrest among the Moham medan population of India was viewed with circles here concern in European today Coupled with Turn l 2 Column WASHINGTON IS ALL AGOG OVER TRIP BACK HOME Report Is Current That London Ambassador Will Resign WASHINGTON May 17 T puzzled Washington pondered today the unexpected news that President Hoover expects Ambassa dor Dawes to return from London before long while Secretary Stim son does not Meeting a bewildering number of rumors regarding the purpose of H visit to this country by the ambas sador to London the president told newspapermen yesterday afternoon Uiat Dawes only mission here in connection with the Chicago Worlds fair A few minutes la Let le state department head sum lonerl newspapermen to tell them lat Dawca had not asked permiss ion to leave his post and that with ut such authority he could not do o Conflicting Kuninrs Today official and political circles limed over these announcements and thot of the several rumors that lad gained circulation immediately icfore One of the fastest that Dawea was to resign It not only mot no confirma tion nut was discredited by those best able to judge Au official source early In the day reported that the general was returning to confer wtth President th naval treatyn Such a rumor had been 7 some time as the ambassador rtSS been in irttimate contact with the treaty since early in the preliminary Funeral Services for S Marrone to Be Held on Monday Soppito Marrone died Friday night at the home of his son Tony Marrone 31 Lehigh row He had been ill for the last three months and hud gradually been losing in strength Funeral services will be held at 0 oclock Monday morning at the Holy Family Catholic church in charge of the Rev Richard P Mur phy Burial win oe In St Josephs cemetery The body willlie in state at the Randnll funeral home unti Four New Banks Added to Northwest Bancorporation MINNEAPOLISMinn May 17 of four new banks three in South Dakota and one in Montana was announced today by the Northwest Bnncorporation bringing the number of units in the holding compamv JOS The new members are the Bank of Spearfish Spcarfish S Dnk the First National nt Groton M Dak First National at Mobridge and the Manhattan State Manhat tan Mont RAIN DISPERSES MOB IN TEXAS Crowd Takes Negro Killed by Officers and Burns Body to a Tree HONEY GROVE Tex May 17 quiet today reigned in this section of northern Texas where yesterday the second mob to form within a week burned the body of a who previously had Klain E F Fortenberry 50 a land owner Martial law still is in force at Sherman Tex 50 miles distant where a week ago a mob killed George Hughes confessed Negro at tacker of a white woman burned the Grayson county courthouse anl destroyed properly in the Negro quarter Several thousand persons late yes terday took charge of the body of George Johnson 30 after he was G oclock Monday morning when it killed by officers when he resisted j will be taken to the home of his son arrest on charges of shooting For on Lehlgh row tenbcrry bom Sopt 10 The Negros body was fastened o 1850 in Italy Ten years ago he Ulc rcar hof a lmvck twa came to the United States settling miles to Hon Gr then m Mason Ciy His wife preceded in o a cmlrnn mm in ueam aflpr bcjng from a lrce Several hours later a rain storm caused the milling crowd to dis perse The body was recovered and buried j The crowd here yesterday made no attempt to molest other Negroes I and no property was damaged Fortenberry who employed the j Negro on his farm went to see him i about a debt The Negro shot him three times took his gun and fled after threatening Tom Hnnnnrd Fortenbcrrys companion Forteti 1 o a stages of tlie negotiations that led to the conference He consulted with President Hoover on it before on another trip from England in con nection with the Chicago fair More over the general knows the senate and its membership very well from the not Inconsiderable time he spent lookingdown at that body from the presidents rostrum Valuable in Senate Those sponsoring the view that this was his mission in the United States pointed out that with high naval opposition to terms of the treaty now being laid before tlie senators General Dawes might be of invaluable service to the admin istration in Washington With all this Washington re mained puzzled and looked today for the unwer to another questiou On whal date will Ambassador Dawes return flAT Wea Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS May Democratic leader of the house John Gardner of Texas and ore i n a r i 1 y a mighty smart man wants to divide Texas in to five stales giving it ten senators so it would get us folks in the south a little more equal rep resentation In stead of getting WILL eight more for the south I would trade all I did have for Senator Joe Grundy Uncle Joe would fix us up a tariff down below that MontgomeryWard line That would soon have 113 so well off we would all turn republicans Numbers dont get you nothing Its individuals that get you something Yours WILL ROGERS IOWA WEATHER rain In extreme went portion Saturday night und Sunday and brginnlnjf Saturday night or Sunday in southeast uml south central portions In crcnslnu cloudiness in north east portion wilh rain by Sun day night Continued cool Prolmlily frost Saturday night in northeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for hour period ending 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 48 Minimum In Night 2H At 8 A M Saturday 11 The mercury dipped below the freezing point Friday night for the 1irst time in May Tender plants and vegetables that were exposed WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week beginning Monday May 10 For thj r ir Upper Mississippi and lower llfs Duys Kansas Lity rirm K011ri nnd northern Grain Corporation CHICAGOMa y 37 chase by the Farmers National Grain corporation of the HallBaker Grain company of Kansas City was said today by General Manager George B Mllnor to be the first step toward procuring important facili ties in large terminal markets Negotiations are under way which it is believed will give the Farmers National Grain corporation facilities for handling efficiently grain from cooperative producers to buyers in all domestic and for eign markets Milnor saw central great plains Rather fre quent precipitation likely trm peratures mostly normal or beiow first of week probably warmer lat ter part ;