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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE t MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 22 1930 HOME UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 193 Prison Problem Is Coupled With Pro hibition Says New Yorker By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 22 CPAI u r prohibi tion and prison problems are not identical but they do overlap according to Con gressman Fiorel lo H La Guardia of New York Prohibition continued the Manhattan rep resentative i s responsible for fully half our prisoners and there are more than twice as many of them as our state and federal prisons com bined were meant to hold Thinning them out by prohibitions percentage would relieve the pressure immense ly Crowded together as they are of course they are treated abominably So to an extent are the guests in a first class hotel full to the bursting point If a packed hotel is uncom even dangerous in case of any only a day or two imagine a great deal worse conditions under lock and key year after year TTOWEVER ending prohibition 1 1 and cutting our national prison population in two will not solve the problem of dealing with our remain ing the large num ber of others who tho we send them to penitentiaries are not properly Turn to Page 7 Column 7 DARNER TO HEAR MJ GLEE CLUB ihamber of Conjnierce Sing ers to Appear intConcert V ThursdayNight GARNER May Mason iky chamber of commerce glee club will give one of its goodwill con certs a the Lyrjj theater tonight at S ocloUc is free to the public and everyone is invited An enjoyable programhas been prepared for the Garner concert by these singers under direction of H H Kr In addition to sev eral groups of ensemble numbers there will be solos by Charles Daliu baritcie and Mrs Agnes L Ben nett two of Mason Citys finest musicians Mrs Nels Malm popular reader will give a group of readings and the well known Rusty Hinge quartet will sing The concert is under trie auspices of the Garner Commercial club which extends a cordial invitation to the public to come and enjoy the concert Former Lawler Woman Dies in Washington LAWLER May has been received here of the death of Mrs Lee Kennedy at her home in Tacoma Wash Mrs Kennedy a former Lawler girl was the young est daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Connery of north of Lawler Collide Head On FOREST CITY May 1 f Koto and Ed Indvik had a headon collision turning a corner one fourth mile west of town in which both cars were badly damaged but neither of the drivers were injured I The cars are both reported as in Isured AUNT MET By Robert Quillet I dont blame Pa stout as I am but he dont mind stretchin the truth in a ar gument an it wouldnt hurt him none to think up a little compliment now an then Ca Murder Trial CAPITAL LAUDS OF Brookhart Not Expected to Fight Confirma tion By RADFORD E MOBLEY Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON May tually unanimous satisfaction was expressed here today with President Hoovers appointment of Col Han ford MacNider as American minis ter to Canada The capita regards his confirmation in the senate as practically assured The lone dissenting note was ex pected to he sounded by Senator Brookhart in view of his recent statement denouncing MacNider Brookhart was out of the city to day However it is generally be lieved that he will not attempt to hold up the confirmation and will ignore theappointment From President Hoover to the na tional officeis of the American Le gion Washington showered the Mason Cityan with praise and con gratulation after the appointment The president went out of his way inmalting the announcement at the press conference to laud Col Mac j Secretary of War Patrick J Hur ley and every other prominent war department executive greeted the announcement with enthusiasm as did state department officials most of whom it is understood had pre viously indorsed the lowan Sena tor Steck denying that he had anything to do with the appoint ment called it eminently satisfac tory to me and lauded MacNiders ability Iowa members of congress in cluding Gilbert N Haugen were equally pleased emphasizing espe cially the honor to MacNider im plied in hia appointment to a post which at this time presents so many complex problems Brazil Coast Eyes Sky for GrafZeppelin FERNANDO DO NOUON HA Mny 22 dirigible Graf Zeppelin bound from Se ville to Brazil was sighted off the Island of Fernando Do Nor onha lit p m a m C S T Fernnnilo Do Noronha is about 175 miles from Ier numbucn where a mooring mast has been erected to receive the great German airship PERNAMBUCO Brazil May 22 Brazil and this most northeasterly section of the south American continent was pre pared today to welcome the Grai Zeppelin reported steadily ap proaching the coast from Seville Spain It was not certain yet whether the Zeppelin would stop here before proceeding on to Rio Janeiro or would wait until returning and stop as it proceeded north to Havana and Lakehurst An amateur radio operatof at Natal intercepted a mes sage from the craft which said May Not Stop After dinner Dr Eckener talked to the passengers and said he was not yet sure of stopping at Recife Pernambuco for water or sailing on directly to Rio Janeiro The day has been overcast but the Cape Turn io Page 2 Column Number of Car Owners in Canada on Increase CHICAGO May number of vehicles registered in Canada during 1929 according to press de partment of Canadian Pacific rail way was 1193889 which was an increase over 1928 registrations of 117070 or 100 per cent This was an average of one motor vehicle to each 82 persons in Canada as against an average of nine persons a motor vehicle for 1928 The aver age for the United States in wgas 49 for the Hawaiian Islands six and Canada ranked third NEGOTIATES ATLANTIC FLIGHT AGAIN Aaaoululctl With HURO Enkoncr right in command the ciant air adventurer firaf Zeppelin sailed from on another history making voyage to South and North America Among the passengers nre left to rleliU Mrs Mary Pterce ofNew York M Crousc of Syracuse nnd Don Al fonso of Spain Map of route is shown below The giant airliner was approaching the coast of Brazil Thursday afternoon after having crossed the South Atlantic A hriet halt at Pernambuco was believed liefore continuing to Uto Janeiro PINCHOT LEAD STILLGBOWING Liberal Candidate May Be Brot Out in Novem ber Race BULLETIN PHILADELPHIA May 8 that u co ulition liberal candidate for governor would take the field nt the November election in op position to Gifford Pinchot was made today by Robert K Cassutt chairman of the Penn sylvania division of the Asso ciation Against the Prohibition Amendment PHILADELPHIA Pa May 22 Pinchots plurality over Francis Shunk Erown for the re publican gubernatorial nomination crept slowly upward with the tabu lation today additional scattered districts With 182 districts missing Pinchot had a leadof 11859 Unofficial returns in Tuesdays primary from 8519 districts of the 8701 in the state for governor gave Pinchot 621013 Brown 600154 and Thomas W Phillips Jr wet candi date 260872 Additional returns in the senator ial fight served only to increase the big plurality given Secretary of La bor James J Davis over Senator Joseph R Grundy The unofficial vote from 8307 districts for senator gave Secretary Davis 715454 Senator Grundy 476 806 and Francis H Bohel wet 235 574 P S Stahlnecker manager of the Pinchot campaign said that he had been informed 42 ballot boxes in Lackawanna county had been im pounded at the instance of PinchoL supporters Lead Sfill Increasing PHILADELPHIA May 22 Gifford Pinchots lead over Francis Shunk Brown for the republican Turn tn 1iige 2 Column Fredericksburg Man Is Being Tried for Arson Tf Evidence Given at New Leland Man Delegate Hampton By Tenant to Norwegian Church Convention in North SOLOISTS PLAY FOR HONORS IN FLINT CONTEST Results to Be Announced Saturday Band Has Two Rehearsals By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT FLINT Mich May clar net quintet and the eight soloists vho competed in Flint Wednesday or honors in the national music ontest will not know the decisions f the judges until Saturday aftcr oon The clarinet quintet com losed of Howard Ross Milton larti Ray Burrell Elmer Bruno ncl Roger Sanborn played Wednes day afternoon At 7 oclock Wednesday evening Bob Bagley met 20 other cornet ontestants He drew third place in he order of playing and according o Miriam Marston his accompan st and Mrs W G C Bagley he layed as well as he did in Iowa 2lty at the state contest Artemas Brown appeared second on the pro in French horn competition Don Woods was eleventh to play in the sousaphone section and was asked to repeat his piece for the judges who had difficulty in rank ing the first four contestants Is Unable to Plav Sanborn was second on eiiphontum Tuni to fage 2 Coliiinn LELAND May of Thomas O Carlson who was ap pointed a delegate from Our Sav iors Lutheran church T T Carl son alternate left for Minneapolis on Thursday morning to attend the national convention of the Norwe gian Lutheran Church of America He will also attend the ordination of his son Walter Carlson for the ministry at the Lutheran Theologi cal Seminary on May 25 Four More Identify 2 Des Moines Suspects DKS MOINES May 22 new witnesses against Elmer Gib son and Carl McCune held In con nection with the death of Evelyn Lee last night identified the pair as the men they had seen In the neighborhood where the girl disap peared May 10 Another new angle in the case waa the detection of Ed Gibson brother of Elmer fort questioning It was believed the police wanted to check the alibis of the suspects Officials today awaited the report of a Chicago crime research labora tory which Is comparing hairs taken from McCune and Gibson and hairs found on Evelyns clothing Girls Who had never had wealth and position would count it an achievement to have gained the attention and ad miration of this man DADS GIRL EDNA ROBB WEBSTER AN IOWA AUTHOR Is the story of a beautiful pampered girl whose wealthy father left her one dollar when she expected millions Does money mean happiness Read how Clara Dee made good Starts Tuesday May 27 in the GlobeGazette of Farnum Place NEW HAMPTON May 22 With the completion of the jury here Tuesday evening the trial of Floyd K Farnurn Fredericksburg druggist on a charge of arson got under way yesterday with the pre sentation of states evidence in the form of testimony by the tenant on the farm of W Hadley Mr Hadley described the appear ance of the fire ana gave other tes timony concerning the actions of Mr Farnum on the place Fiirnum is accused of setting fire to the buildings on the place occupied by Mr Hadley about four miles south west of Fredericksburg on the morning of March 3 The entire day Tuesday was tak en up in the selection of a jury which is composed of 10 men an two women The jury will oe kept locked up during the entire tria and will sleep in the dormitories in the new courthouse R P Blankenheim county attor ney and F J Conley represent the state in the case and Sager and Sweet Wnveriy and M F Condon New Hampton represent the de fense ORPHANS FLEE AS FIRE STARTS 190 Small Boys and 26 Nuns Escape From Burning Building MILWAUKEE May 22 190 small boys and 2G nuns at St Aemilians orphanage of the St Francis order trooped down th fire escape in their night clothe shortly after a m as fire de stroyed the S350000 building Tho the fire broke out in the deai of night when all were asleep non was killed or injured A party in a passing nutomobll discovered the Hre They hurle bricks thru the windows to arou the nuns and children The sister took charge of the children and dl reeled them without panic to th fire escapes and safety Firemen from Milwaukee wer called to aid the volunteer fire fight era who answered the first alarn The orphanage is on the campus St Francis seminary just outsid the Milwaukee city limits and on th shore of Lake Michigan The origin of the fire was no determined Ruth Clouts 2 Homers to Win 10 to 1 PHILADELPHIA May 22 Babe Ruth set the for the Yankees today with two homcruns and the New Yorkers won the first game of a doubleheader from the Athletics 10 to 1 Pipgras and Chapman also hit homers for the Yankees while Pipgras gave the Athletics only six hits New Vork 212 800 10 0 Philadelphia 000 000 164 Pipgnis and Hargravo Khmkc Roinmell Mehaffey and Perkins Well Known Expert on Eye Diseases Die LOS ANGELES May 22 Dr Archibald L Macleish 76 known in medical circles here am in Europe as an authority on dis eases of the eye died today at his homo after an illness of severa months He was a member of the American Ophthalmological society nnd one of the original members of the United States College of Sur geons T Post Mortem Was Opposed Court Learns Father Didnt W ant His Girl Cut Up Say Witnesses ECORAH May 22 M Boehm coroner was recalled to day to continue his recital of the ircumstances under which the body jf Romekla Casten 14 tvas foumf November 23 as the second day of estimony was reached in the triul if the girls parents Mr and Mrs fasten on murder indictments Boehm described the scene at the fasten home when he arrived his estimony being similar to that giv en by James Groff the first state vitness He said he proposed a post mor em but that Casten opposed it He quoted the father as saying some one has been here No Sign of Assault Bohem said he found no sign assault upon the body and that he asked Casten if there had been poison in the house which the gir might have swallowed accidentally The father said there was none Boehm said Boehm said that the Rev C Los en Locust arrived in the evening and that he talked to Casten wh insisted that the body be left wher It was found by the parents on thel return from a business trip to De corah until Castena parents coul arrive from PostvIHe xi f V was taken awa by and F Fritchen about 10 oclock p m Boehm said Casten asked that the stomach no be removed because he did no want my girl cut up Boehm told of conducting an In quest into the girls death and send ing the stomach to Dean T J Tee ters of the University of Iowa for examination Didnt Search House On cross examination by Frank OConnor of defense counsel Boelini said that he had not examined a cup containing some eggs and a cake which stood on the kitchen table when the girls body was found He said no examination of tlie liouse had been made to determine if there was povm there but that he took Castens word that theru was none County Coroner Boehm described the position of the girl on the floor when he found her The hair was parted on the left side The eyes were slightly open The pupils were Turn n Pace 2 Column TATUS MAY BE CAUSE OF VOTE Premier May Ask King George to Dissolve Parliament T ONDON May 22 The mhv istry of J Ramsay MacDonald second labor government in the his tory of Great Britain girded Itself today for a battle for its existence It was expected that a meeting ol the parliamentary labor party this evening the prime minister will ask for a vote of confidence in the min istrys unemployment program Kail ing to achieve it he probably will ask King George to dissolve ptirlin lent and then will take the ques on to the country ISrot Matter to Hciul The situation is the outgrowth ot he resignation of Sir Oswald Mos ey labor convert from conservative md independent ranks as chancel or of the Duchy oE Lancaster after Mr MacDonald and the minlstr lad failed to indorse plans put for ward by Sir Oswald for handling of unemployment The resignation has brot to a head the long forming dissatisfac tion with the governments failure to decrease the number oE men with out jobs and materially o better condiions among them Aa strong as is this dissatisfaction among the ranks of the ppposltion K has reached something1 JUra amongthe 1 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal May once in a while some body or some state accidentally passes a good law New York state has just passed one that makes it unlaw ful for anyone to stand in the roadway a n d ask for a ride in an auto Halt of Am erica looks like they are ROOKRS ing waving at the other half to take em somewhere They dont care where You can turn around and go back the other way and hitchhiker wont care Tncy dcnl know anymore where they are going than people in automobiles do There must be something the matter with this fellow Judge Roberts of the supreme court The senate passed him unani mously He must be queer ho cant be human Yours WILL ROGEUS BANDITS ROB 4 IN PARKED GARS Courting Costs Two Couples Near Cedar Rapids Sum of CEDAR RAPIDS May 22 Pi Courting was expensive for two Cedar Rapids youths last night Two bandits held them and tlieir Jady friends up on the outskirts of the city and escaped with in cash and other valuables Max Seigal and his girl friend were the heavy losers sitting in a parked car at Indian Creek at p m Seignl told police when two men flourished pistols in their faces Seiga lost 517322 in cash am S12295 in checks while his com panion d lated 520 in cash and a ring worth 25 Nathan Frank and his girl were held up 30 minutes later Frank re ported by bandits answering the same description They were sitting in a car a short distance away Frank gave the bandits SI n govermjif nt cles that the parMamantiMans meet ing tonight would give Mr Mac Turn o Column 0 ASKRECALL OF DETROIT MAYOR Dusted Police Head Says His Superior Resented Gamb ling Raids DETROIT May 22 citi zens committee represented to in clude a number of perspns who sup ported Mayor Charles Bowles for ilection last fall today was ready o circulate petitions for recall of he executive The petitions made heir appearance last night and con atned 12 charges ngaipst Mayor Bowles The move to recall Mayor Bowles allowed his dismissal of Police Commissioner Harold H Emmona whom he appointed slightly more than four months ago One of the charger against the mayor Is that he discharged Emmons for order ng enforcement of Iiiw Harry K Thaw Lands in France Says He Wont Visit London HAVRE France Mry 88 Harry K Thaw landed here today from the He de France on a pleas ure trip which he said would take him to Paris Switzerland and other countries en the continent He ti to Innd in KnglnnO yesterday There were reports that a ban him denying him admission because of having been Involved In nn extraditable crime would still bo enforced IOWA WEATHER rlomly o cloudy Thursday night and Friday PoNsllily showers In extrcnie southeast portion Coaler Thurs day iiijfit and in extreme cast portion Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 87 Minimum in Night R2 At 8 n in Thursday 02 The mercury went to a new high marl for May Wednesday when it reached tho 87 mark Eightyfour recorded on the afternoon of May was the previous maximum Clouds obscured the sun Thursday forenoon and rain appeared as an imminent possibility Rain began falling before mid forenoon and by 1 oclock precipi tation in the GlobeGazettes rain guage had reached 09 of an inch ;