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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas X Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 31 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 201 Let US Pay Favors Government Paying Campaign Expenses V K i Ay CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTQN May 81 i The solution of the problem of polit ical campaign ex penditures ap pears j to me says Chairman Gerald P Nye of the senate com mittee on inves tigation of the cost of this years primary and elec tion fights for S senate seats to lie in the payment of all such expenses by the govern ment Which would rogan would it not a perfect swarm of irrespon sible candidates in every considering that it would cost noth ing tohave at least a try for every conceivable nomination The English system however provides a safeguard against this nuisance 1 aspirant for honors at the polls is required to make a substan tial cash deposit in order to have his name placed on the officialbal lot Ifhe receives a certain speci fied number of votes his money is returned to him otherwise it is as sumed that he ought to have known better than to intrude himself into the contest and his stake goes into the public treasury They say it has a discouraging ef fect upon wildcat candidacies AS an alternative Senator Nye suggests a preprimary primary low maximum expense ac count two or three hun dred to keep out the pure pests who otherwise always would run but not enough to bar serious entrants from participation in theweedingout contest Withthe field thus narrowed theV North Dakotan ereneed be ip further ejcpendir NEGRO HELD IN JAIL SHOT Former v Held for Robbery of 1 000000 CANDIDATES TO END CAMPAIGN N RADIO TALKS Hammill Dickinson Both D Will Speak to Radio Audience ES MOINES May 31 climax of Iowas primary elec Police Think Looting Was Inside Job Safety Deposit Boxes in St Louis Bank Rifled RECOVER IN STOLEN GEMS ST w any f rftsnd of3ifiy candid ate during r theelection Campaign period I see no other prospect of check ing the present steady spread in the corruption of the electorate With every fresh outcry against it with nominal restrictions con stantly being tightened with a fresh investigation following or accom panying every primary and every x election with scandal ensuing after the figures continue to Vlount higher and higher Such sums as were condemned r and disapproved less than a decade Turn to PaEO 8 Column BENSON SPEAKS TO OSAGE GROUP Memorial Day Address in Mitchell Heard by Huge Crowd OSAGE May C A Benson Elkader candidate for the republican nomination to the Unit ed States house of representatives was the speaker at the Memorial day services here The crowd in attendance was one of the largest that has ever gath ered on such an occasion Senator Benson stressed the idea of servicb and the fact that on Memorial day the entire nation is united in one thot the honoring of the valiant dead A complete program of music and patriotic readings was also includ ed on the program tion campaign will be reached to ilght with final addresses by the candidates for the republican sena torial and gubernatorial nomination Altho Mondays primary takes place in an offpresidential year the fourcornered race to select a can didate against Senator Daniel F Steck democratic aspirant for re nomination has been the subject of a strenuous campaign since early in the spring The three republican candidates seeking to succeed Gov John Ham mill at the head of the partys state ticket also have stumped every part of the state Ends With Radio Talk Governor Hammill will close his campaign tonight with a radio ad dress over station WHO at 9 p m Congressman L J Dickinson one of his opponents will give his last mes sage to voters over the same station an hpur later Maj Frank Lundhad riot announced plans for bringing his speakingtour to an end and W pXBayne jvthe tigay e Thursday1 DanTurner arid Ed of the gubernatorial candidates will appear at rallies in DesMoines this evening Turner also will speak over WHO at and liis headquarters have arranged meetings thruout the state to hear his talk Otto Lange will close his campaign with a meeting in Dubuque his home city Managers for the various candi dates looked to weather conditions election day to determine in a meas ure the size of the vote They pointed out that farmers are be hind in their work and that if Mon day is a good day many may pre fer to remain in the fields instead of going to the polls A maximum vote of 400000 was anticipatect while headquarters for some candi dates believed 375000 would be a closer estimate The vote in 1928 when no senatorial race was on totaled 367000 County Races to Boost Vote Altho the contests for senator and governor have drawn wide spread attention political observers looked to races forvcounty officers to bring out the vote Several coun ties it was said have exceptionally close contacts for sheriff county attorney or some other office State officers all of whom arc LOUIS May 31 wrecking tools found in the basement of the Grand National bank looted of more than when safety deposit boxes were robbed Sunday strengthened Chief of Detectives Kaisers theory of an inside job Three men including two former officials of the institution are held under 550000 bond each to answer any charge that may be placed ugainst them A search of unused and unlighteU basement rooms in the bank last night disclosed to1 police 12 percus sion caps of the type used in set ting off the explosive which blasted the vault door a quantity of soap a lamp a punch a 20pound hammer and a pinch bar The blasting of the door was merely to throw dust in the eyes of the police it was claimed Ben Strozier Negro janitor was two hours late Sunday the detective chief pointed out and apparently surprised the burglars as Stroziqz ordinarily finished before 7 oclock The janitor was bound gagged and placed in a closet as was William Brittin custodian ofthe vault and one of the trio arrested BrlUin however told police he did not reach the bank oclock whenho tos cigaretsl v i The other two held are Glfford J Herbert 40 cashier and director who resigned yesterday and Morris Sappho Barnholtz 52 hotel pro prietor and safety box holder Barnholtz was arrested Sunday when police learned his box had been singled out by the robbers from another rack SR McKelvie Quits Farm Board Place LINCOLN Nebr May 31 Here todny for a brief business con ference prior to returning to Wash ington tomorrow Samuel R Mc Kclvie wheat member of the federal farm board announced ho would resign from that assign ment but that lie would not be a candidate for the United States sen ate Mr McKelvie tho not fixing a definite date for h i s retirement s wi from the board I1 View of the jewel table at police headquarters New York City whore more tlion In ntnlon gems recovered following a mid on SouYork hotel room is displayed for victims of robberies to Iden tify Inset left is Mrs L W Herman of Now York who Identified 11 pieces of tho jewelry mid right Robert C Nelson of Brooklyn held by police us a fence and whoso safety deposit boxes yielded hundreds of thousands in gems S It McKelvie L CONFIRMATION OF MacNIDER BELIEVED SURE AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Jane is one o these emancipated women that likes to boss if some man will do the work an take the responsibility when she loses interest or makes a mess o things seeking renomination except Ham mill and Smith have been conduct ing quiet campaigns All but At to BxColiuun HOOVERRESTS AT COOKE LODGE President Will Try Skill With Rod and Reel for a Day WILLIAMSPORT Pa May 31 Hoover today wel comed an opportunity for rest and fishing on the estate of Jay Cooke of Philadelphia deep in the fastness the Allegheny mountains Only a special telephone connec tion with the white house linked him with official duties as the well stocked streams flowing thru tbe estate lured him to his favorite sport of angling Tomorrw start ing at an early hour he plans to return to the capital by automobile stopping enrpute to lunch at the camp of his Lawrence Richeynear Thurmont Md The ancient lodge which he reached at sundown yesterday after delivering his Memorial day address at Gettysburg National cemetery and driving more than 250 miles nestles in a deep cool valley of Vir gin timber upon Larrys creek It is 30 miles in the mountains from Williamsport and five miles from the nearest public highway He was accompanied to the lodge by Secretary Hurley Governor Fisher of Pennsylvania Lawrence Turn lo Page H Column fil WASHINGTON May 31 The way seems clear for confirma tion of Hanford MacNIder Iowa as minister to Canada but the senate foreign relations committee is with holding action to hear from Senator Broolcliart republican Iowa Senator Brpokhart and Mr MacNider have been political foes altho both are republicans It is admitted that if the senator voices a personal objection a serious con test would be in prospect Brookhart has been in the south ever since President Hoover sent the nomination to the senate find his office has no word of his atti tude toward the appointment He is expected to return week this If China desires to abolish extra territoriality perhaps the thing could be managed a few syllables at a Diego Union WILL ROGERS 4ftm tf BEVERLY HILLS Cal May 31 been down to the soldiers home at Sawtelle Flags flying and old men and young marching Fri day was quite a day with them We are getting everything so well or ganized that everybody that has something for us why we very liberally allow them a day Free room and board and days speeches a year Aint hardly all we promised em at recruiting time but they are good sports and take it good naturedly and keep on speaking to us They just got time to sit and read our minds They must just pity us they know we will have the same old bologna to hand out to the next bunch To keep our investments Intact altho we dont call it investments we tell them its Democracy Yours Graf to U S LAK3HURST N J May 31 up from Rio to complete the next to last leg of Its fourcon tinent flight the German dirigible Graf Zeppelin arrived at the naval air station today under escort of the navy dirigible Los Angeles a commercial blimp and a half a dozen planes The great dirigible appeared out of the south at 0 oclock a m east ern standard time like a gray ghost in the bright morning sunlight Twenty minutes later it was over the field its engines resounding in the hangar like a corps of giant drums and five minutes after that It had settled on the ground near the mooring mast Few Were Present The three dirigibles appeared at almost the same moment and there was considerable confusion aniong observers at first as to which was the Graf or indeed if any them was the Graf But within a few min utes the gray trio came near enough to identify them and the mighty Graf loomed above the others so that all doubt was dispelled Becauseof the early arrival there was only a scattering of visitors or Turn td PIRO 8 Column PRESBYTERIANS VOTE TO MERGE Iowa Gathering Decides for Combine of AH Branches By CHARLES V WARREN AsSocinted Press Staff Writer DBS MOINES May 31 Merger of various Presbyterian de nominations in the United States Saturday received the approval of the general assembly of the United ItSt Uc TO OS AGE CLASS Commencement Exercises Are Held for Seniors in Church OSAGE May John Ham nill delivered the address of the evening at the graduating exercises of the Osage high school held in the First Congregational church Friday Governor Hammills talk was nou political in nature He arrived in Osage for the occasion by airplane from Muscatine The first number on me program consisted of music by the Lybarger orchestra with Deane Kingsbury Maxine Palmer and Helen Moody as soloists With the first notes of the Rohaczy March played by the or gunist Marjorie Clay the gradua ting class entered After the invoca tion by the Rev A Framstad a musical number was given by the girls glee club under the direction of Alice Maxwell The govcrnorn address followed lien a number by the mixed quartet concluded that part of the program fames G Casey president of the Osage school board read the class honor roll and presented the di plomas Joseph Casey the son of James G Casey is the president of the graduating class Governor Hammill expressed the belief that in modern times charac er and personality were at n prem ium in the world just as much or more than they ever were Presbyterian church of North America Approval was given thru a vote adopting the report of the commit tee on Presbyterian unity which proposed that the negotiations with the other church groups be contin ued It followed a morning of dis cussion in which conservatives and Ilberalists clashed verbally on sev eral occasions The vote was by aye and nay the moderator announcing that the motion had passed by a consider able majority Unification of nine members of the Presbyterian family in the United States is sought in the plan These are principally the Presbyter ian church of the Unliea States the United Presbyterian church the North South and Reformed denomi nation Quinn First CHICAGO May 31 Tim Quinn a sturdy middledistance runner from Ludingtoii Mich stepped out in the first section of the 8SO yard run in the national interscholastic track and field meet at the University of Chicago today and cracked the meet record for the event Laying back until the last 150 yards Quinn cut loose and finished in eighttenth of a second better than the record set in 1915 by Kasper of Shattuck school Faribault Minn and equalled by Crouch of Vernon Texas in 192G Quinn had a margin of about 18 yards over Kohl of Mason City Iowa A 15 year old sophomore from Oak Park high Chicago Randall Herman caused the first upset by defeating Ivan Fuqua of Brazil Ind in the final of tlic 100yard dash Herman nipped the Hoosier flyer by inches in 00 onetenth of a second slower than the rcoorJ Elwyn Decs big weight man from Lorraine Kans moved into the world interscholastic record class by tossing the 12pound shot feet The effort broke Ills own Stagg meet mark of feet 7 Inches set last year and bettered the recognized world Interscholastic record of 58 feet 3 inches by more than n foot intimated it would be in two or three months There are several phases of my centering upon development of group that I want to carry out to a suc cessful conclusion before I leave the board he stated In announcing his decision Mr McKelvie recalled that he bad ac cepted President Hoovers appoint ment upon the condition that he should retire June 1 this year In continuing beyond that date he ex plained it would permit him to fill fill his plans Tho he will leave the boardMr McKelvie said his services would b available at any time they might b desired or pressed possiblll cv Andjl would willingly without pay he added Discussing1 his statement center ing an attack upon Senator Norris the farm board member reflected that it was made solely as n pri vate citizen ATTACKER SHOT BY MEMBER OF OKLAHOMA MOB Crowd Previously Had Battered Jail to Get Prisoner OKLAHOMA C1TV May 31 Henry Argo Negro died vt n m at tho University of Oklahoma hospital hero from wounds received tvt tho hands of iv mob at Chickasha curly this morning pHICKASHA Okla May 31 Henry Argo Negro and alleged attacker of a white woman was placed in an ambulance reported to be bound for Oklahoma City It was believed ho was still alive nd reports were that he would bo aken to the university hospital in klahomti City Reports that the Negro bad died pparently were circulated deliber Lely lo give officers a chance lo pirit the Negro out of town He was shot in the head by a member of the mob and was also tabbed by the womans husband he mob stormed the Grandy county ail and fought national guardsmen n an effort to lynch him After rioting all night the mob numbering more than 1000 men and joys dispersed this morning upon learning that the Negro was fatally wounded Machine guns with blank car tridges were turned on the mob dur ing the height of the rioting and tear gaa bombs I lamen tacked by theNegrb neaE herei yea IVERSON KILLS SELF BY HANGING Body Found Suspended From Tree Coroner Long Is Called The body of George Jverson 4U i years oT age was found hanging Dy a wire from a tree at his home a mile south of Ventura at Ii oclock Saturday morning Dr W E Lnng county coroner waa called and pro nounced it suicide It is believed by Dr Long that ill health brot about by chronic drink ing was the cause for his act Mrs Iverson discovered the tiody when she went out for fire wood HI the morning The body was hanging from a wire suspended from a tree at the rear of the barn on wliat la known as the Bly farm Iverion is survived by his widow Jircc sons and two daughters Tlic oldest of his chllden a son is 20 years of age All live at homo The body has been removed to the Ward funeral home at Clear Lake terday plunged alfnifo the chest of Argo aa he lay dying on n cot in the jail after being shot in the head by an unidentified mem ber of the mob us he crouched In his cell It was believed the bullet was fired thru 11 window by a mem ber of the mob who climbed vines on the outside of the jail near Argos cell Skinner was arrested He said be was glad he stabbed the assailant of his wife Six national guardsmen were in jured during the buttle with the mob and several citizens were hurt No attempt was made to molest other Negroes While the worst of he violence was on Negro porters ould be scon sweeping a sidewalk a Turn Time K Column LOOT WISCONSIN BANK OF Five Persons in West Racine Herded Into Vault by Quartet RACINE Wis May 31 Pi Four unmasked men held up the West Racine bank this morning herded five persons into the vault and escaped with in cash The men jumped into a car wait ing at the curb manned by a fiftlr membcr of their band drove west out of the city The machine bore Illinois license plates P Walter Peterson president was in the vault when the robbery occurred Four employes were or dered inside and one of the rob bers asked him Wheres your big dough Theres nothing but a little chicken feed in here Peterson an swered Three of tlic men rifled the cages o loose money while lie fourth armed with a sawed off shotgun guarded the persons In the WYKOFF WINS HARVARD STADIUM CAM BRIDGE Mass May 31 a close and sensational finish flying Frank Wykoff of southern Califor nia staved off a great closing rush by Eddie Tolan of Michigan to win the 100yard dash and equal the in tercollegiate A A A A record of 97 seconds for the second succes sive day Hector Dyer of Stanford was third in a blanket finish The curlyhaired Wykoff yet to be beaten on thn Harvard track was off like a bullet to open up a gap of two yards over the field of six at the half way mark He needed all this margin however to with stand the great closing bids of both Tolan the worlds record holder ant the blond rangy Dyer Wykoffs winning margin over the Michigan Negro was a bare two feet with Dyer on Tolans heels Wykoffs time equalled the marK set by Al Leconey in 1922 equalled by Henry Russell in 1926 and again by Wykoff yesterday in the semi finals Oelwein Shopmen in Indorsement of Gov Hamill for Sena to r OELWEIN May Great Western shopmen today an nounced indorsement of Gov John Hammill for the senatorial nom ination in Mondays primary Ed M Smith for governor Arch 7tfeFarlano for lieutenant governor Kay Johnson for treasurer of stale W E G Saunders for secretary ot state and Mane Thornbiirg for sec retary of agriculture also wore In dorsed The plans so far suggested for rescuing Chicago arc far fromf sat isfactory None it seems promises lo support the politicians in the stylo to which they have nccus Lomed FARNUM FOUND GUILTY BY JURY Fredericksburg Druggist Facing 25Year Stretch in Peniteniary NEW HAMPTON May After deliberating three hours members cT the jury in the trial of Floyd K Karnura Fredcricksburg for arson returned a verdict of guilty here at 2 oclock The charge carriea a sentence of years in the penitentiary Mark Muir star witness for the state confessed to helping Farnum set fire to the buildings at the be ginning of the trial and maintained his confession all the way Farnum was arrested March 15 by Chicka saw countys sheriff C A Upham and has been In jail since that time Sentence probably will be passed within a few days Farnum was placed under arrest after an investigation had been car ried on for some time by Sheriff C A Upham Deputy Sheriff M D Hewitt and Deputy State Marshal Sam Starr He was accused of burn ing the buildings on his fnrm which were occupied by Hie Homer Hadley family tenants on the place SKt Wea IOWA WEATHER Fiilr in cant nnd Increasing cloucUncss in west Warmer in west mill central portions Saturday night Sun diiy partly cloudy except pos sibly unsettled In northwest portion with Hhowcrs Slightly warmer in south and cxtrcma cast LOCAL STATISTICS GlobcGajiettc weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 72 Minimum In Night 4fi At 8 A SI Saturday 03 Except for a touch of chilliness in the northwest wind Friday was perfection for Memorial day pur poses Saturday that northwest wind had given away to one from the south and by 8 oclock the tem perature was within fl degrees of the previous days maximum WEEKS FORECAST Weekly weather outlook for the week beginning June 2 For the up per Mississippi and lower Missouri period first of week and probably again toward the close temperatures mostly moderate fclr season ;