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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XXXVi flVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE 1 Special Edition Will Carry Results of Band Competition GlobeGazette will bo on the street Saturday evening with an extra edition containing the results oC the national band competition at Flint Mich Announcement of the ranking of he Class A division in which Mason Citys Mohawk band is competing is scheduled to take place after a great parade at the Flint stadium the time of this an nouncement Is not certain it hoped that it will be received hero before 7 oclock It will be transmitted by telegraph or tele phone by Miss Gencvievo Brown high school journalism instructor who has kept Mason City In formed of the hands activities thru her dispatchesto tile Globe Giizettc i SOUTH TO RIO I Dirigible May Not Be Able to Land at prazilian Capital PERNAMBUCO Barzil May 24 31 Graf Zeppelin sailed couth ward today along one of the most beautiful coasts in the world on a P 1250 mile trip to Rio Janeiro cap tf ital of Brazil P On their left passengers had the 3 blue of the Atlantic dotted witti the coastwise trade and JO on theft right Brazil now moun ii II tainois and now rolling but always V green and sparkling in the tropic sun Start Was Delayed Departure from here was at p m p m C S T several Tiours later than the Grafs master I Dr Hugo Eckener had calculated Intense heat making hazardous V tv W 5 witnessed frantically i Jtlle sniP rose gracefully in the air It circled the city with flash lights playing on its sides and at a m disappeared among the stars to the southward Dr Eckeners plans were in doubt While he might be expected to make the trip ordinarily in about 20 nours which would bring him to Rio n rJaneiro at about 8 p m there was reason to believe he might continue thru Saturday night toward Sao Paulo inland about 300 miles where a large number of Germans are engaged in coffeegrowing In that event he would return to Rio Janeiro on Sunday May Not Land at Rio There was some doubt even that a landing would be attempted at Rio Janeiro There are no facilities there for caring for the Graf as at Pernambuco and in the event of high winds which have been the rule there the past few days H landing would be dangerous i Dr Eckener made no further com ment on his plans than that he would be back in Pernambuco Mon day morning Emmetsburg Latin Pupils Have Annual Roman Party EMMETSBURG May 24 The Latin classes of the high school held their annual Roman banquet in honor of the Virgil class at the home of Dorothy Fordyce Covers laid for 40 The welcome was Jiven by Maurine Hansen and the psponse by Ruth Tamieson in Lat lAUNT MET By Robert Quillen I hate to see Jane with another new baby It just means one more poor to have its tonsils cut out so she can feel she aint let poverty stand in the way of her duty MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 24 1930 UNITED PRESO AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICENO 195 DEATH STREET WITH 40 Mike Farroh Included in Ouster List Ten Opponents Must Have 3Yeai 3000 Players Directed Eligibility Rule by Sousa Contest Reaches Climax CLINT Mich May 24 national high school band contest moved toward its climax today with a street parade of all contestants the class A finals awarding of trophies and the playing of more than 3000 musicians under the di rection of John Philip Sousa head ing the days program Opening the days program was the street parade to the Atwoocl stadium starting at 2 p m with more than 40 bands in line Sixteen band were entered in the marching contestsat the stadium Among these were Class A Quincy 111 Mason City Iowa and Richland Center Wis class B Mooseheart 111 and Waupon Wis and class C Nicolet high school Depere Wis Following the street parade Soji ia will conduct the massed bands Announcement of winning class B and C bands winners in the solo and ensemble contests and the names of the six class A bands which will enter tonights finals will bemade at the stadium Class B finalists are Belvidere m Mooseheart 111 Hobart Ind the Boys Vocational School Lana J Vauppny Wis COMPETITION KEEN By MISS GENEVIEVE IJ11O1VN Special Correspondent FLINT Mich May petition has been more keen and the Dands have been larger than we an ticipated said Director Gerald R Turn to IIIRC 2 Column ARSON TRIAL IS BEING CONTINUED 12 Witnesses Are Heard by Court in Cases Against Druggist NEW HAMPTON May Twelve witnesses testified for fe state in the case against Floyd X Farnum Fredericksburg druggist who is accused of the crime of arson in district court here Friday It is alleged by the state that he set fire to the buildings on his farm located about four miles southwest of Fredericksburg on the morning of March 3 The house was occupied by Mrs Homer Hadley her four small children and her father Ed Gerlach They were awakened by one of the small girls and just escaped from the burningbuilding The trial which started on Tues day morning will be resumed again on Monday morning at 9 oclock a m Judge Carl W Reed of Cresco is the presiding magistrate in this case Ten men and two women com prise the jury Fight on Prohibition Looms in Washington BELLINGHAM Wash May 24 fight on the floor over the prohibition issue seemed in the of fing as delegates to the state repub lican convention assembled here today In a preliminary meeting last night the resolutions committee of the organization approved by a vote of 26 to 10 the minority report of a subcommittee declaring for strict enforcement of the prohibition law Leaders of a group favoring mod ification of the prohobition law previously had announced that re gardless of the action of the res olution committee they would take the wet and dry fight to the conven tion floor To Hold Picnic WINONA Minn May 24 Conservation enthusiasts from this section of Minnesota will gather nt Crystal Springs near here Sunday for the First District Izaak Walton league plcnin pHICAGO May 24 fac ulty committee of the Western conference today refused to rein state eight Iowa athletes to good standings and ordered complete sev erance of athletic relations after 1930 with all colleges and universi ties which do not have a threeyear eligibility rule The committees action means that neither the army nor the navy athletic teams will be permitted to play Big Ten teams after com pletion of the 1930 schedules or until such time as they adopt and enforce a rule allowing athletes but throe years of collegiate competi tion The Big Ten threeyear rule has been in effect for several years with exemptions granted in favor of the service elevens Among the Iowa athletes denied reinstatement was Mike Farroh co captainclect of the 1930 Hawkeye football team Iowas barred athletes sought re instatement on the claim that their violations of Big Ten rules on re ceiving subsidies were of a minor nature They were among the list of 14 ousted by the committee when it returned Iowa to good standing Farroh was greatly disappointed by the decision which may mean tlie loss of his cocaptaincy and the end of his collegiate athletic career HCj was here tp compete in the conference track and field meet ifreturned to good lovvii Disappointed IOWA CITY May 24 surprise but much disappointment was expressed by University of Iowa athletic officials today when they learned that the request for reinstatement of eight athletes had been denied by the western confer ence Only a few athletic officials were in the city most of the coaches being in Chicago for the conference track and field meet and meeting Those here however said that so far as they knew the Iowa authori ties had no new basis for a plea for reinstatement and for that reason they were not surprised that tlie plea was refused DADS GIRL CLARA DEE was the m o t h e v 1 es s pnly daughter of a million aire Petted pampered and living a hectic life of idle extravagance Disgusted with the wealthy young sot her father left her one dol lar in his wilh in the hope that some quality in her would respond to the situa tion and make her a respect able and successful woman What happened to Clara Dee Read about her in the new serial story Starts Tuesday May 27 in the GlobeGazette WHERE FLOODS FOLLOWED TORNADOS PATH Ight Iowa Athletes WILL ROGERS Jt says BEVERLY HILLS Gal May 2t finally got the real low down on the intelligence of the senale The capitol building put in dial tele phones and out OS members only two knew enough to work em And both these members were men who had been defeated at the last elec tion Showing they knew entirely too much to be In there Carter Glass thot it was a rat trap ami baited his with cheese So they are going to have them taken out There is nobody to put the blame on but yourself if you get the wrong num ber They want nothing connected with the senate in any way where the responsibility cant he shifted View of road near T fTrClmir trvlB to fix the Texas after a tornado swept 1 lives wcrn lost in the tuistcr ami ilie flood whicli followed i of the TVvas and lakimj a heavy toll of life lli Prep School Stars Make Fast Times UULtETIN AMES May Mason City truck stars were among tho the shite high soli ooif meet K6miey made tlie best time in tlie 220 yard low hurdles and Parrott ranked with the first division in llio discua throw STATE FIELD Ames May 2t ideal weather conditions and upon a fair track some fast times were turned in by high school runners as they competed in the preliminaries to the state champion ship track and field meet today In preliminaries run this morning four state records were approached forecasting possible shattering of existing marks in the afternoon finals Kittrell of West Waterloo turned in a 16 second performance in the 120 jard high hurdles to come with in 710tli second of the state record Rogers of Jefferson was only 210ths of a second above the state record of 10 flat in winning his heat in the 100 yard dash while Kenney of Mason City ran the 220 yard low hurdles in 21G seconds which is ilOth of a second under the state record set by Cuhel of Cednr Ran ids in 1924 Rogers also came close to the state record of 223 in the 220 yard dash his time of 227 being the fast est of the three heat winners 120 yard high hurdles Layden and Preston Davenport Wilkinson Central of Sioux City Critzmeier Emmetsburg Kenney Mason City AllendeK Atlantic Kittrell West Waterloo Osborn Perry Kanagy College Springs Best time 16 sec onds by Kittrell mo Inc P Angeles census is not out yet Our surveyors are still an nexing more territory We had Mex ico City and the league nations made us give it back LINCOLN Ncbr May 24 T the 100 yard dnsh Hubert Meier Iowa State was clocked at 94 seconds by three anil tlfo fourth in the Big Six track meet hero today He used start ing blocks whfch altered the possibility hat Ito had bettered i now record of Kddie Tolnn Michigan Klir at seconds I Simpson Outdistances Tolnn UlCIIB STADIUM KVANSTON 111 Slay 24 Simpson Ohio State flyer defeated Ertiilc Tolun holder of the worlds record of 95 for the TOO yard dash In the century opening the finals of the Western conference outdoor track and field championships today by yard and a half in seconds Explosions Force Firemen to Battle at Long Range RIPON Wis May 24 A fire which started from an explod ing oil storage tank spread rapidly today thru the east side of Ripon fUKl by 31 oclock a in had done damage estimated at more than 5100000 Five tanks of 5000 gallons capa city each at the Wadham Oil com pany station went up in flames embers on to caught fire two or three times The lumber yard of the Acme Handle company was set ablaze as waa the warehouse of the Ripon Knitting works A residence owned Smith was des or three others by Mrs William troyed and two 100 yard dash Rogers Jefferson The wind showered Harrison Burlington Martin the Milwaukee road station which dora Evans Muscatine Schrock Boona Scherer Davenport Scharff Jefferson Usulis East Sioux City Jenkins Central Sioux City Smith Washington of Cedar Rapids Best lime 102 by Rogers 220 yard low hurdles McAvoy Washington Warren Iowa Training school Eklora Brill East DCS Moines Kenney Mason City Kit trell West Waterloo Peterson Em metsburg Layden Davenport Wil kinson Central Sioux City Morain Jefferson Best time 246 by Kenney 220 yard dash Smith Washing ton of Cedar Rapids Evans Miisca tine Schnrff and Rogers Jefferson Jenkins Central Sioux City Whit tington Stuart Warren North DCS Moines Halland Northwood Mc Rae North DCS Moines Best Lime 227 by Rogers Shot put Smolcr Atlantic Man Britt Hayward Centcrville Cox Montczuma Saccaro Seymour Broning East Sioux City Best dis tance 45 feet 7i inches by Smoler Javelin Martin Traer Williams Clarion Critzineier Emmetsburg Browning East Sioux City Soren son Ames Wellington Davenport Best distance 164 feet 2 inches by Martin Discus throw Osborn Perry Lange Burlington McCluskoy Brooklyn Parrott Mason City Man Britt Cope Carlisle Best dis tance 128 feet inches by Os caught fire The flames spread so rapidly firemen were virtually powerless to check them The fire started when Carl Krue gcr drove a truck over a pipe line leading to one of the tanks and broke it Before Edward Amundsen manager could turn off the pet cocks controlling the gasoline it was ignited He and other fled to safety Explosions made it necessary for firemen to work at long range The fire is in the vicinity of the Ripon college athletic field but nearly a mile from the campus prq per and the little frame building in which citizens maintain the republi can party had its birth The down town district is nearly a mile away Henry Waliact Phillips Story Writer Succumbs LOS ANGELES May 24 Henry Wallace Phillips CO writer of western stories died here yester day after an illness of six months Phillips was born in New York City Jan 11 I86fi He received inspira Sheriff Tells of Search of Casten House Renter Testifies as to Dealings With Cas ten and Farm DECORAH May wag given this morning ui the trial of Walter Casten for murder of his daughter Romeida 14 by Sher iff Frank Christen that he bad heard tbe defendant object to the autopsy suggested by Cororer Boehm Sheriff Christen was called to the home Nov 23 when the county coi oner was called by Dr Carl Fritch cu who discovered that the girl wns dead after receiving a hurry call to the home Found Six Bottles Christen told of searching tlia basement of the home with Hi Yackey DCS Moines u state agent and of finding a pail of corn with a spoon in it and six small bottles containing some unknown material All of the material was a ledge above the outside door t the base ment The bottles were sent to patho logical chemists at the University of Iowa for analyzalion They were later returned and were entered as a state exhibit in the trial Renter Testifies Following the giving of testimony at the behest of tbe slates attor neys Christen was subjected to a cross examination by Frank OCon nor Dubuque defense attorney After the cross examination of the sheriff Leland Stensgaard a farmer who bad arranged to renl the Casten farm was placed on the stand Casten had desired that Stensgaard move on the farm in the fall as he wanted to movs to town before winter started Stons gaard however desired to wait un til spring according to his testi mony and the agreement was dis continued Stensgaard said he had seen the stale exhibit of bottles in the Casten residence Mrs Stens gaard who was put on the stand j later said she had not seen them May was rttermed by uldtimers ns the biggest political rally since the 90s was held here last night when L J Dickinson Algonas candidate for the U S senate returned for a brief visit in his home town Congressman Dickinson was in troduced to a group of more than 500 persons jammed into the high school auditorium here last night by Judge W B Qnarton Algona Banners were in evidence over the town bearing tlje words Welcome Home Dick Were For You and all of the musicians the town could muster were in the band to greet the campaigner In opening his speech Mr Dickin son said It is a sincere pleasure to re ceive such a warm and friendly re FELL FROM Eugene Ryan Omaha Dies on Way to Hospital EUGENE RYAN 3 years old son of Mr and Mrs James Ryan Omaha was crushed to death Sat urday afternoon when he fell out of a car which was backing up The front wheel of the car passed over his chest The accident occurred at Eighth street and Jackson avenue south west about 1 oclock Eugene was sleepingin the rear seat while the car was being turned around It is believed by the mother of the small boy that the door of the car must not have been securely locked and that the momentum of the cur threw the boy against the door As lie fell out of the car he struck the pavement One of the front wheels of the car then crushed him Altho the car was not moving fast the weight of the auto was suf ficient to injure the boy fatally Mrs Ryan Miss Clara Mahaffey and Mrs Bert Peck ami two cliif Iren were in the car when the boy ell They were unable to catch him he Cell out Miss Mahaffey Omaha was driv ing the car When the boy was picked up he was not bleeding ex ternally but physicians declared he suffered internal injuries His breath was coming in short gasps when picked up A3 be was being taken to the hospital he died The body has been removed to the Pittnrson funeral home MrRyan isnow iii Orntib ATfho there wore no cuts on the boys chest marks I indicated that the wheel of the car j had passed over him Mrs Ryan had been visitingher uncle Link Peck in Charles City She had come to Mason City to visit her mother Mis Bert Peck who re cently moved here Eugene Ryan is survived by bis parents Mr and Mrs James Ryan and a sister Betty May 11 months old The body will be taken to Omaha for burial Property Loss Fixed at in Wind Storm Thru Michigan CLARE Mich May 21 Wrecked farms and damaged busi ness places today lay in the 40 mile swath cut thru northeastern Mich igan by a windstorm laic yesterday The property damage has been estimated at S100000 but nnlv two ception from the home folks of Al gona and Kossuth county My i injuries have been reported neighbors have always been more than generous in tlieir treatment ol me Time and again you have given me opportunities I have done my best to show my appre ciation by making good From the time when as a young man of 26 I started the practice of law in Algona I have been the re cipient of your many favors You elected me county attorney You placed me on the republican state IOWA WEATHER Turn Id figc 2 Colinim fit Fuir Saturday nljjht and Sun day Kisinp tu rr Sun duy and in west mill north por litinv i Tells Officials They Waited Too Long to Bring Wo man to Iowa CEDAR RAPIDS Mny 21 Telling Linn cnunly officials they evidently bad slept on their rights Gov Hney P Long of Louisiana re up almost 20 degrees before 9 lion for his western stories ranch life in tbe Dakotaa from Candidate for Congress Gives rp n nil t fused to grant Gov John Hammills lalk OH Problem OI j requisition that Mrs Helen Roscn F Rnl I I koom under indictment here for Farm iveiiei embezzling 54000 from her sisters CHARLRS CITY May estate be returned to Iowa ator C A Benson of Elkader can didate for congress from the fourth district spoke at the regular meet ing of the Lions club Priday noon on the work of the Iowa senate and some of the problems of agriculture He was accompanied by H L Swenson of Elkader The speaker was Introduced by William Carr president H H Matt of Osage was a guest and asked the club to favor the petition of the Jefferson Highway Transportation company in their hearing here lunc f t0 honor The club went on record HH opi Another appeal will be made posing renting Lion field in the j Linn county officer to Rnl Ihr i future for carnival events ernor to chantrn his mind The woman was indicted two years ago on the charge and the al leged act was said to have been committed two years previous to that Mrs Rosenblooin was arrested two weeks ago at Monroe La and said she would return without requisition papers Sheriff Harry Manchester went after her only to learn she had been released from jail and gone to Baton Rouge to ob tain an attorneys services Man chester obtained requisition papers which the southern governor refused LOCAL STATISTICS GloboGaxctte weather figures for 24 hour period ending nl R oclock Saturday morning Friday tit Minimum in Nlgiil At 8 A SI Saturday iW Little warmth during the day and unseasonable chilliness at night de scribes Friday The nights mini mum of 3fi wns well within the frost zone but no reports have been received of damage to vegetation The temperature began a rather rapid rise Saturday forenoon haviny oclock WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday May 20 For the upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and the northern ami central Great Plains Probably H shower period within first half of week and again towards close tem peratiircs mostly near or above nor mal ;