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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 28 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 198 Vie for Spotlight Illinois Both Loom Large in Primaries By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 28 CPA proba bly is the most important single state in thii years fight for victory in the au tumn congres sional elections but New Jersey Is not much less so It is about an interesting any way Illinois is larg er with more votes But the thing that makes it more particularly signvficant is its geography plus its size in connection with the wet anddry issue Even if New Jersey were as large as HUnois it is wet and everyone knows it is already Moreover by going wet next No vember it wil lend no particular aid and comfort to wets in nearby territory for all these neighboring wets are so predominant in their own various communities as not to need any encouragement Illinois however is only doubtful ly damp if at in Cook county but down is 50 doubtfully damp that it is repre sented at present by two dry sena tors It is likewise on the edge of the dry corn belt How it goes on the wet and dry proprosition will make a heap of difference THE Illinois campaign will be a 1 cleancut and wetanddry scrap the dry Mrs Ruth Hanna McCormick and the wet J Hamilton Lewis for the senate President Hoover having so defi nitely aligned himself with the drys Turn to Page 7 Column CAPONELOSES Against City Offi cials Are Reduced to One MIAMI Pla May 28 Scarface Al Capones counter court attack on Miami authorities who seek to force him from the city originally directed at three officiala and a prominent citizen was re duced today to a single charge against S D McCreary director of public safety Despite his defeat yesterday in the first round of the legal skir mish Capone planned to continue his efforts to establish himself in the community with a good will din ner tonight at his palatial Palm Island estate Engraved invitations were distributed to a selected list of 50 residents Justice of the Peace WarrenL Newcorab ordered hearings con tinued today on a charge of false arrest against McCreary after dis missing conspiracy warrants nam ing Mayor C HReeder City Com missioner John Knight and Mc Creary The justice held that Capones lawyer had not cited time place or particulars of an alleged conspiracy falsely to accuse the gangster of violating a city ordinance A con spiracy warrant against former Gov James M Cox of Ohio publish er of the Miami Daily News pre viously had been withdrawn The false arrest charge pending against McCreary was based on one of the three instances In whlcn Miami police detained Capone un der orders from their superiors to arrest the ganster every time he ap pears on the streets AUNT MET ByRobert Quillen J1 I aint done notliin un orthodox an cxcitin for a month except one day last weok I set a spell with my feet on the livin room table IOWANS BANDIT AREA Revise Flexible Tariff Provisions COMPROMISE TO BE DRAWN FOR OK BY SENATE Democrats Point of Order Causes Halt in Discussion WASHINGTON May 28 tariff bill went back to confer ence today for another revision of its carefully written but much dis puted flexible clauses Chairman Smoot of the senate fi nance committee called the weary conferees together for a meeting morrow at which the task of draft inga new compromise will be under taken He hoped to submit a new conference report for debate In the senate by next Monday bill was returned to the con ferees as theresult of an unforseen development in the long series of controversies that has attended the making of the measure Vice Pres ident Curtis sustained a point of order raised by a democratic op ponent of the bill liaised by Barklcj This was based upon a conten tion that the conferees had exceeded their authority in drafting a com promise on the flexible provisions Specificially it was argued the rules of procedure had been violated by the insertion of language con tained in neither the senate nor house The clause in question was that to make emergency changes in the customs rates proposed by the tar iff commission effective after 60 days unless disapproved or put into operation sooner by the president The point of order was raised by Senator Barkley of Kentucky Hoover Conceded This provision proposed by min ority leader Garner or the house aad the approval of President Hoov or but met with vigorous objection from the democraticindependent re publican coalition of the senate It represented an agreement worked out with much difficulty to recon cile the conflicting views of Mr Hoover the house and the senate The Souse measure provided tar iff changes recommended by the commission should not become ef fective unless approved and pro claimed by the president The sen ate bill restored to congress the chief executives authority in this connection Mr Hoover was in fav or ofa wide degree of discretionary iction for the president but willing to make concessions in the interest of a compromise PREPARE LODGE FOR PRESIDENT Hoover Plans Visit With Jay Cooke Over WeekEnd WILLIAMSPORT Pa May 28 in the mountains of Ly coming county Ogontz lodge the lunting and fishing camp of Jay Cooke 3rd Philadelphia financier was being made ready today for the visit of President Hoover over the weekend The president will motor to the camp from Gettysburg after his memorial address and will spend Triday and Saturday night return ng to Washington early Sunday Altho definite plans have not been announced it is expected that Sat urday will find Mr Hoover whip ling an enticing pool with a trout ine for streams abound n the speckled beauties and the ircsidents love of fishing is well It will be the presidents second visit to Orontz lodge He and Mr ooke a grandson of the famous Jivil war financier long have been riends During the World war Mr Cooke served as food administrator for hiladelphia and in the presidcn ial campaign in 3028 he was in charge of the collection of funds in eastern Pennsylvania for the repub ican national committee King George Improved LONDON May 28 offi cial Buckingham palace statement oday said that King Georges rheu matism which is preventing hls at cndance at the last two courts of the season shows a definite im rovement HORSES SHOES SET JRIPON AFLAME A runaway hnrse is now to Kinnn Wis what Mrs OLoKrvs cow Is la Chicago A horse in his mal dnsh lrokc a pipe line and sparks from his shoes Bet the cscaplnR oil on fire Parts of HiponK busi ness and residential section weredestroyed andfor a time It was fearnrt the entire town would be burned nnn mn lmrncrf hotline the flames one probably fntally nrnl the damage was estimated at DUO IK ILO SnOXVS flrRtnrn nnri vnlltnf nnra trvinn tn 000 IMidto shows firemen nnd volunteers trying to su tin fire Mitchell Is Driest Ever WASHINGTON May 28 Believing Attorney General Mitchell by far the dryest justice department head we ever had Dcets Pickett testified to the sen ate lobby committee today the Methodist Board of Temperance had supported the legislation to take prohibition enforcement from the treasury President Hoover signed the bill transferring jurisdiction to the de partment of justice yesterday Produces Wilson Report Senator Blaine Wisconsin pro duced a report by Clarence True Wilson general secretary of the Methodist board in opposition to the transfer It developed this had been made before the president an nounced he favored the move Pickett said he thot President Hoover who was responsible for enforcement should be given a free hand The Wilson report said prohibi tion had been better handled by Secretary Mellon than it would have been by A Mitchell Palmer Harry M Daugherty or the easy going Sargent all former attorneys gen eral In that connection Pickett expressed his opinion that Mitchell was dryest of them all Ought To Go The research secretary said an organization ought to go slow in opposing the president Mussolini would be happy with that situation Senator Caraway commented Pickett testified his organization keeps a carU index of the votes of the members of congress in prohibi tion and of thei rreligious affilia tions Horse Tramples Baby v at St Ansgar Dies in Doctors Offices ST ANSGAR May dred Block 16 months old daughter of Jenz Block who farms the south farm of James Hume a mile and A half out of St Ansgar was stepped upon by a horse and killed yesterday afternoon at 4 oclock The father had left the team tied and gone to do some work in another part of the farm The iittle child wandered away for moment from parental care and be cause she always liked to be with the horses came near where they were tied The horse stepped upon ner chest She was taken at once Lo the doctors office but died im mediately after getting there Superintendent to Speak DES MOINES May Agnes Samuelson state superin tendent of public instruction will speak at a combined meeting of th Viola township Farm Bureau and consolidated school in Audubon county Thursday Slic will give tho Kiadimlion address at Boxholm that evening 3 MISSING ON ISHING Coastguard Asked to Join in Search for LostChicago Craft CHICAGO May 28 fish ing tug with a crew of three unre ported since yesterday today was the object of an intensive search by coastguard stations in the Chi cago area The Seagull a 42 foot tug pow ered with a gasoline engine left for the fishing grounds 20 miles from Chicago off St Joseph Mich at 5 a m Tuesday without its owner Fred Hawer who was ill After the craft failed to return Hawer asked the coastuard to as sist in the search which was abandoned late last night because of heavy seas COURT DISBARS OREGON NOMINEE Successful Vindication Candidate Cannot Prac tice Law SALEM Ore May 28 Senator George W Joseph success ful candidate for the republican nomination for governor in the recent Oregon primaries and Thomas Mannix Portland attorney were under permanent disbarment today by order of the state supreme court The decision upheld the recom mendation of a hoard of Oregon lawyers appointed by the supreme court that Joseph he disbarred for life for an alleged attack on Justice John L Rand WILL ROGERS m lays BEVERLY HILLS Cal May 28 The supreme court decided that it was not illegal to be the buyer of booze In other words they said that your freedom was not in jeopardy But your life was They aay you can buy it but its illegal to transport it You got to gulp it right where you made the deal for it Now how are you going to get liruior to your mouth without trans porting it To really be within strict keening of the law the boot legger is going to have to pour it into you and you are not allowed to lift a hand to assist Yours UcKlutil Wages Must Be Kept Up Ford Insists By DAVID J WILKIE Associated Press Staff Writer DETROIT May 28 short est cut to relief from the present business depression in the opinion of Henry Ford is an intensive de velopment of agriculture and manu facture looking to quantity produc tion from the soil This is not just a fanciful idea Mr Ford told the Associated Press today It is the way out of stagnation Coupling with this the statement that it will take just as long to get rid of the depression as it took to accumulate it Mr Ford added Must Keep Up Spirit We need to keep up the peoples spirit and you cannot do that with talk you must do it by action One expenditure made in faith in the fu ture is worth all the words any one can say Issuing optimistic state ments on the one hand and lowering wages on the other is a sure way to prevent betterment This is no time to lower wages Those who are lowering wages now dont know what theyre doing They are hitting the country when she is down They will see the time when wages will be higher than they ever have been Can any one man President Hoover for example do anything to hasten the return business pros perity Mr Ford was asked President Hoover has done ev erything anyone could do to bring about improvement in business and industry he replied Everything President Hoover has advised or tried to put into effect has been sound He asked industry and busi ness to keep wages up Hes right and he knows what he is talking about Wages are too low every where This country exists on the pay envelope There is where we must begin A Use for Everything Asked whether quantity produc tion from the soil would not mean overproduction and waste Mr Ford said What we call waste is only sur plus and surplus is always the start ing point of new uses We used to think corn was nothing but food until we produced too much of it No we use more corn industrially than we ever did for food Every thing that is produced from the soil can he used for some purpose Chemistry alone is crying for it and industry not only can find a use for but has need for everything the soil produces that is not converted into foodstuffs American and Canadian Nurses Killed in Italy FLORENCE Italy May 2R Pi Miss Helen Gee 22 an American girl whose home is in Denver Colo and Miss Ruth Henderson 32 a Canadian nurse employed in Johns Hopkins hospital Baltimore AM were killed today in an automobile accident near Ronta 48 miles from here Des Moines Manufacturers Get Enthusiastic Welcome Attend Dinner With Mason MOTHER OF GIRL TELLS COURT OF BURNING POISON Mrs Casten Corroborates Testimony Presented by Husband May Wallet Casten indicted for the murder of her daughter Romelda took the stand this morning in the trial of ier husband Walter Casten ac cused of the came crime Mrs Casten corroborated the tcs imony given by her husband on the stand yesterday and in the cross ex amination this morning as to their actions on the day of the deaUi of their daughter Casten said that his first know ledge of the cause of Romcldas death was learned at the inquest Dec 18 when Sheriff Frank Chris ten told him an examination of the girls stomach revealed that she died of poison Casten admitted tbat he had pur chased poiaon on Nov 2 but assert ed he used it to kill rodentsand hawkson hisfarm He told of finding a cake aric cookies on the kitchen table when he and his wife returned from a business trip to Decorah Nov 23 the day the girl died Casten said that the cake and cookies were burned two days later by his sister and sisterinIaw Mrs Casten testified that she had not realized that there was any poison in the house She said that after her husband had mixed the poison in the corn which was set ut in the mornings and evenings for the hawks and rats she burned the container with a little poison still in it in the kitchen stove Casten testified that he did not Know that there was any poison Jeft in the bottles found by Sheriff Christen and State Agent Hi Yackey above the basement door WALSH FAVORS VOTE ON LIQUOR Montanan Would Submit Referendum to People of His State WASHINGTON May 28 Senator Walsh democrat Montana a dry said today he would be will ing to submit to the people of Mon tana a referendum on prohibition and he would stand by the results The Montana senator who is up for reelection this year said he would beyperfectly willing to sub mit to the people of Montana a pro hibition referendum Of course he added I would stand by the vote in thatt referen dum This view was identical with that expressed yesterday by Senator Jones republican Washington also dry Senator Walsh said lie would amplify his views later but do elined to make a formal statement now Montana is one of the states where the opponents of prohibition have been most active Various proposals for prohibition referenda and for repeal of the pro hibition amendment have been pres ented from time to time in both senate and house but they either were smothered in committee 01 overwhelmingly defeated A number are pending now Whether the position taken by Sen ators Jones and Walsh will stimu late efforts for their passage re mained undisclosed today Faculty at Kensett Selected for KENSETT May S R Knudtson will head Kensett school this coming year The other teachers hired are Principal S Rudd English Arlene Dwello North wood home economics Mar garet Gray Kensett grammar Dorothy Dixon Plymouth inter mediate Miss Breed ing Rockwell primary Miss Edna East Stanhope City Businessmen at Hanford DES MOINES jobbers and manu facturers on a good will tour of northern and northwestern Iowa vere given an enthusiastic reception n Mason City Tuesday evening After being met by three of the citys bands and drum corps and es corted in a colorful parade thru the nisiness section of the city the visi ors from the south received a for mal welcome from Mayor E S Sel by at a dinner in the Hotel Han ord attended by more than 200 Mason City and Des Moines busi nessmen At this gathering the chief spokesman for the Des Moines dele ation Gen Guy A Logan retiring president of the Iowa Manufactur ers association pronounced Mason the northern capital of Iowa and declared that state had looked o Mason City for political and bus ness leadership for many years Praised Mason Cttynns No man has given more toward the development of Iowa industries than your Mayor Selby said the speaker Then you had C H Me Nider one of the outstanding men of the world And you have his son Col Hanford MacNider who is on of the brainy men this country I am glad President Hoover chos him to represent us in Canada It 1 worthy of our state to have th president select one our men fo an Important position of this kind Logan Lester MHligan secretary of th Mason City Chamber of Commerce who he said is one of the outstanri ing secretaries in the country am known for his organizing ability no only in his own state but in bor dering states We all know about Mason Citys wonderful industries continued the speaker particularly your brick and tile and your cement plants Be fore any of us had thot about it you started a paving program and brot about what was for many years the ongest strip of paving in Iowa To Mason City is due the credit for making Iowa pavingminded Were From lUnson City Mason City has for many years been considered the northern capital of Iowa When I was in the state house threefourths of the men in mportant conferences were from Mason City and they were the ones who built the slate organization We cannot claim Des Moines as ours only It belongs to all citizens of Towa as it is the center of the political organization of the state You men of Iowa have 1510000000 of property in Des Moines There is no jealousy between Mason City and Des Moines There is no movement on in Des Moines to move any fao tory from any Iowa town to Des Moines We are all interested in de veloping Iowa Mayor Selby in a short address of welcome expressedthe belief that the Des Moines boosters were the advance agents of prospcrilj He told the visitors the town was open to them Reception wns Genuine The response to the welcome v expressed by John Carr chairman Turn to Page 7 Column FORMER FERTILE PAIR IN CHINA ARE IN DANGER Consul Advises Ameri cans to Leave Infested Territory WASHINGTON May 28 state department was informed oday that Chinese bandits had cut he PeipingHankow railroad line ust north of Hwayuen Hupeh and anger to Americans from Mlnne ota and Iowa at Kikungshan whera Ine are reported living was In reasing The Americans all thot to be lUtheran missionaries are Ethel luricl Akins Watertown Minn nna A Anderson Holdrege Nebr Isther A Anderson Lindsborg ans Ruth E Gitbertson Atwa er Minn Annie Holm Underwood ilinn Mary Nelson Minneapolis Mr and Mrs Arthur Nyhus Fertile Arna Judina Cuello Atwater Minn Nora A Rosvold Fergus Falls tfinn The report was Tcceivert frord Frank P Lockhart American con sulgeneral at Hankow He said ha had advised withdrawal of Ameri cans to Hankow CARDINAL LOGON DIES IN FRANCE Attained Fame for Remain ing in Rheims During German Attack RHEIMS France May 28 V Cardinal Lucon archbishop of Rheims 87 year old Catholic pro latevwho stayed in Rheims thruoiit its World war bombardment after most of the population had aban doned it died here today at a m He had been ill with bronchia pneumonia It was known yestcrdaj that his case was hopeless nnti the last sacraments were administered by his vicar general Cardinal Lucon was born at Mau Icvrier diocese of Angers in Octo ber 1812 He was 60 years in thr priesthood and was one rf the most loved figures of the Catholic church in France The cardinal became knnwn In tho world in general from 10H to 3918 when he remained in Rheims and counted the shells that struck the famous cathedral keeping close note of the progress of the damage LIVED IN FERTILE FERTILE May and Mrs Arthur Nyhus former residents here who are now believed to be In rtanger in China from bandits led last August for missionary work in work is sponsored by the Lutheran Brotherhood of America Mr and Mrs Nyhus became the parents of a baby daughter April 14 residents of Fertile were In formed in a recent letter They were iH safe and sound according to the ast letter received from them Mrs Nyhus is the daughter of J A Elthon proprietor of a genera store in Fertile Mr Nyhus father 3 now located in Canada but was ocated in Fertile for many years viiere his family was reared Both Mr and Mrs Nyhus have jeen graduates of the Biblical chool maintained by the Lutheran brotherhood of America at Grand Torks S Dak Mr Nyhus In addi ion has been graduated from the Chicago Chiropractic school Chi igo American Gold Star Mothers Visit Belgium BRUSSELS Belgium May 28 T war swept country today opened its arms In the Americana vho were among its defenders nnd he women whose sons spilled their ife blood upon its soil Tired after three strenuous days n England the Gold Star mothers and veterans of the twentyseventh division arrived after a quiet chan nel crossing They were greeted by the authori ses and a committee of Gold Star representatives from Paris Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled Wednesday iRht and Thursday Slightly cooler night in ex treme southwest portion slifjiit ly Wiiriiurr Thursday extreme west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning l HIiivlmiini Tiidsehiy 7K Minimum In Night 45 At 8 A M IVnclnnsduy 47 When the wind changed to the north late Tuesday there was a quick descent of the mercury in he GlobeGazettes weather shelter and the nights minimum was the owesl recorded in four days Cloudiness prevailed Wednesday orenonn and the wind persisted from the north the net effect being nn unseasonable chilliness ;