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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Joivas Edited for the Home MARLON E HIS MEM Afl T IOWA NES 1 A THE NEWSPAPERTHAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 285 Dam Is Not for Power Boulder Project Not Understood Says Stewart ARMY The first of a series of three articles on Boulder dam By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 6 Boulder dam haa been so much talked about as a power site that it is something of a shock to be re minded at the interior depart ments reclama tion bureau that it was not a power project in the first and is not yet except inciden tally Flood presen tion on the lower river was what the governments engineers origi nally had in mind in proposing to harness the Colorado With a flow fluctuating from 1200 cubic feet a second at low water to 200000 cubic feet as an occasional maximum the stream naturally is periodically a grave menace even tho bless ing to the agricultural valleys in its the Imperial valley where 70000 people equally in the shadow of a threatened dis astrous inundation and dependent on the river for irrigation In the shadow is no mere fig ure of speech either The Colorado casts a real shadow along the edge of the farming re gion which it lower reaches water f That 3 to say the bottom of the river on the streams side of the levee is nine feet above the fields on the landward side Moreover let the water once break thru and it would Turn to rago 11 Column 4 North Iowa Fair econd Largest in Iowa URNEIlTOBE Pageant of Progress and Vaudeville Feature Last Programs North Iowa fair which this 1 year has developed into what is believed to be the second largest fair in the state will come to a climactic close Saturday night with the presentation of the spectacular Pageant of Progress and five acts of entertaining vaudeville The fair in the past week has broken all records for consistent at tendance before the grandstand and an almost continual crowd in midway At the close the per formance Friday night the grand stand receipts were close to ahead of last year The total grand stand income this year is compared with last year Fred G Mitchell secretary ami other officers at the fair have ex pressed themselves as immensely pleased with the patronage the in stitution has received Every phase SATURDAY NIGHT p by Mason City municipal band Five acts vaudeville Final presentation of the Pageant of Progress Will Rogers CAMP RICHARDSON Cal Sept sho would like to be in New York tomorrow and see that iuterna tional polo game The se lection of our team does away with th e old idea that you had to be a rich man to play Two fino boys on our t ea m do nt even own a horse and the three next best players in America to the chos en four are all poor fellows Two old Texas cowboys back there shooting goals whose names aint even in the telephone di rectory All power to Tommy Hitch cock who took polo out of the drawing room The American team should double any English score Lets see Yours WILLi ROGERS SANTO DOMINGO WRECKED BY HURRICANE Silva Heads Relief Work of Red Cross WASHINGTON Sept 6 A young man who earned the nick name of Troublebuster doing re lief work among the victims of the 1928 hurricane in his native Porto Rico today was active leader of Am erican Red Cross cooperation in the stormcrushed island of Santo Domingo Captain Antonio Silva 33year old United Stateseducated officer of tv Porto Rican national guard who ient by airplane to the scene of disaster was described by offi cials who him as the one we always send on the tough jobs When national officials cabled him at first indications of a Carib bean storm early this week their message crossed one from him re porting ready for work vvl Program Keeler Is Baud Director ST ANSGAR Sept Turner republicn candidate for governor was to be the chief speaker of the afternoon here Sun day following the final concert of the season by the St Ansgar Muni cipal band under the direction of H B Keeler Mason City in the AGENT HERE IS COOP Associated Pros Photo A Ecneral view of the city of Santo Domingo which was HIR contar of a violent tropical hurricane Re ports from this storm area told of a wind velocity of KiO miles an hour or more which wrought widespread destruction in and around tho city and destroyed about 4000 lives Hurley Halts at St Louis City park Sharing the honors of speaker with Mr Turner at the meeting was to be State Senator O E Gunder son Forest City In case of bad weather arrangements were made by the committee in charge to hold the meeting in the auditorium of the new St Ansgar high school building Mr Turner is launching his fall campaign against Fred P Hage mann Waverly democratic candi date for the governorship Ich 1 IM Refuses to Give Names of Extortion Partners DES MOINES Sept 6 admitting his own guilt Harry Mc Kay is said by officers to have re fused to name others implicated in the extortion plotto exact from Mrs Ollie Sheridan wife of Jimmy SheridanN missing business man f the program which included au tomobile races rodeo rural achieve ments vaudeville aVd pageant was well attended One of the interest ing features of the week has been the increased attendance at the ro deo performance in comparison with the harness races last year Baby Beeves Last Altho concession stands remained for afternoon and night visitors livestock barns were practically all vacated Saturday morning The last to leave were the 61 prize 4H calves sold at auction at 10 oclock Saturday morning No program was scheduled for Saturday afternoon but the midway had aconsiderable number of visitors With a brilliant array of colors a cast of 400 persons from 11 dif ferent towns in North Iowa dances and descriptive episodes the pag eant Friday night won the applause of several thousands of persons who witnessed the spectacle Colorful costumes carefully rep Colo to Manage Huge Firm Choice Popular THE selection of Roy F ODonnell 1 Cola farmer and former county agent of Cerro Gordo county as manager of the Iowa Livestock Marketing corporation was greeted with approval by livestock leaders in North Iowa R M Hall mana ger of the North Iowa association which may become a unit in the state shipping organization and di rector of the Iowa company stated he was certin Mr ODonnell would make an excellent manager Mr ODonnell who for eight Dies at Lnkota LAKOTASept Og ren who has been making his home with Ms daughter MrsC A Win ter south of town died Thursday He had been ill for some time and was 90 years of age No funeral ar rangements have been made AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon all Wives would get the romance they crave if they could find some way to keep their husbands sick enough to want pettin resented as to the period of each episode contributed much to the ef fectiveness of the production The Turn lo TORE 8 Column 7 YOUNG ROBBERS STEAL JEWELRY Party on Home From Theater Rohbed of EVANSTON HI Sept 6 The Jason F Whitneys and a party of four enroute to their home in Evanston after attending a theater were robbed of jewelry valued at early today by four young robbers two of whom wore hand kerchief masks Whitney la presi dent of the KraftPhenix Cheese company One of the members of the parti was James A Hewett Manchester England who is a houseguest of the Whitneys The party bad attended the theater in Chicago and were dropping one of the guests Mrs Gladys S Mehan at heihome when the Whitney car was crowded to the curb by the robbers machine Rings bracelets and necklaces were stripped from their wearers quickly at the point revolvers The robbery was executed so quick ly that the bandits ear had disap peared into the darkness toward Chicago before the alarm could be spread Mrs Whitney reported her per sonal loss was including a ring valued at S50000 Mrs Whit ney was the immediate objective or the robbers One of the bandits started tearing her ornaments from her until she exclaimed Ill give you everything if you wont harm us Then they allowed her to hand over the valuables years was county agent of Cerro Gordo county and who is credited with originating the idea of a live stock concentration point m Mason City has been connected with the extension department of Iowa State college for1 four years and lias been prominent in various farm move ments in the past decade particu larly among livestock producers He has been a judge of livestock at the Iowa State fair for n number of years and is well known among hog and cattle raisers thruout the state Mr Hall learned of Mr ODon nells selection from A B Myhr Thompson district commiltceman of the Farm Bureau and member of the executive committee To Start Immediately The office of the Iowa Livestock Marketing corporation recently or ganized under the federal farm board plan will be maintained in Des Moines Howard Jefferson Court house Ohio recently named of New Yorker Draws Opposition of Brookhart WASHINGTON Sept 6 Eugene Meyer of New York re turned to the government service today after an 18 months absence holding a recess appointment as gov ernor of the federal reserve board The appointment takes effect im mediately President Hoover announced Mayers selection late yesterday to fill the vacancy caused by 1the resignation of Roy A lYoung of Minneapolis who itias accepted the governor ship of the Boston federal resdrve bank Meyer was in the gov ernment service from 1917 until 1929 He served as managing director of the war finance corporation thruout its active life and was successfully appoint Meyer War Secretary Flies to Tulsa to Give Speech ST LOUIS Sept 6 tary of War Hurley and his party inspecting the Mississippi river ar rived at St Louis aboard the Gen eral Allen at a m Steamboats and small craft on the river saluted the General Allen with blasts from whistles and si rens An army blimp from Scott field III circled overhead The war secretary and his party transferred immediately to the steamer Mississippi for an inspec tion cruise before disembarking The trip down stream to New Or leans will be made on the Missis sippi Secretary Hurley will fly to Tulsa Okla today where he is scheduled to deliver a speech to an American Legion convention Turn to 8 Column 4 FEARS WAR WITH YELLOW NATIONS Methodist Speaker Advises West to Keep Hands ed to that organization by Presidents Wilson Harding and Coolidge In 1827 President Coolidge appointed him to the federal farm loan board He served as its chairman thru the period of reorganization The Meyer appointment caused another vacancy which must be filled y the president Edmund Platt vice governor of the board representing Mew York resigned his post since uo wo officers of the board may come from the same district Meyers appointment drew im mediate announcement of opposition from Senator Brookhart republi can Iowa who said he would lead a fight against senate confirmation when the nomination cornea up at the next session Brookhart was strongly opposed to Meyers admin istration of the farm loan board and termed his resignation last year the most fortunate thing that has happened in all the history of the cooperative movement in this coun try The lowan described the new reserve board governor at that time as a decoy duck for the financiers KNOXVILLE Sept 6 UP Urg ing that the western world maintain a hands off policy toward the eastern hemisphere Dr E W Ful kerson of New York in an address before the Towa conferenceof the Methodist church last night pre dicted that there would then be no war with the yellow races Dr Fulkerson has spent 20 years in Japan serving as vice counsel and later as head of two Methodist universities He saic that Japan ultimately would expand but that the expan sion would to the eastward The conference selected Musca tine as the site for its meeting next year Political Leader Is Held on Charge of Peddling Narcotics GARY Ind Sept 6 B Bradford Gary political leader who started the Reed senate in vestigating committee in 1928 with testimony of alleged political in trigues in Indiana faced posecution today on charges of complicity in a narcotic distributing syndicate A warrant for Bradfords arrest was issued by U S Commissioner Dwyer yesterday after officers had followed a postman delivering a package said to contain morphine worth 55000 to Bradfords office His secretary Miss Martha Mal achek who signed for the package was held as a material witness Coste and Bellonte Leave Louisville Port for New York LOUISVILLE Ky Sept 6 The Question Mark carrying Capt Dieudonne Coste and Maurice Bel lonte on the second leg of their re turn trip to New York from their ParisNew YorkDallas flight took off from Bowman air field here at a m C S T today and head ed in the direction of Cincinnati The engine the scarlet craft started at the second turn of the propeller and the ship got under way without difficulty The flyers planned to circle the United States military academy at West Point and drop small Amer ican flags before going on to land at Curtiss field Long Island They said they also would circle over Manhattan and drop flags Is Dry Excep for Damp Spot Here and There NEW YORK Sept 6 aboard the liner Bremen for a six weeks business and pleasure trip in Europe Henry Ford predicted an early end to the present business de pression He said tho depression might out last October but that business now was better than two years ago He ascribed the growing prosperity of the people substituting thinking for speculating He said he would combine busi ness and pleasure on his trip and he Mrs Ford and the party of three who accompanied them would mo tor thru France and Germany slop ping at the Ford factory at Cologne The others in the party were Mr and Mrs Cahrles A Hodgson of De troit and E G Liebold his secre tary Asked his opinion on politics and prohibition he said no politics ex isted in America today and that prohibition was here to stay Ex cept for a damp spot here and there he said America is dry Questioned as to the truth of re ports that the Ford company planned the manufacture of six cylinder cars he said Ive got more important news for you than that Im building a hotel What for he was asked For rumors he said spelling out the last word TOTAL DEAD SANTO DOli LEAST 4 More Than 5000 Are Injured 30000 Homeless Copyright 1930 and All Rights Re served by tho Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Re public Sept G num ber of dead in the hurricane disaster this afternoon was placed at not less than 4000 by Dr Antonio Cal deron charged by President Rafael Trujillo with the direction of the sanitary service Santo Domingo with 400 houses standing out of 10000 today looked more like a battlefield than the old est settlement of white the new world The dead previously estimated at 2000 were being pulled out of the wreckage at a dizzying rate It is feared that the will even reach 5000 Thirty per cent of the more than 5000 injured are gravely hurt and expected to die JOT Bodies Recovered Persons who have entered Santo Domingo from Villa Duarte across the river Ozama have reported more than 300 deaths and 1300 in jured in the district of El Algibc and 167 bodies have been recovered in Villa Francisca These new comers because the river bridge was demolished had to pass over the flooded stream by means of Officer Shotto Death for Refusal to Join His Fellows Copyright 1930 and All Rights Re served by the Associated BUENOS AIRES Argentina Sept G against President Hipolito Irigoyen flared up this morning in the army and navy of Argentina Both services made com mon cause against his administra tion An officer Lieut Col Francisco Torres of the air service was shot and killed by his fellow officers for refusing to join The first cavalry regiment had to join under threat of attack by artil lerymen and infantrymen The movement was led by General Jose Evaristo Uriburu former Ar gentine chief of staff and inspector general of the army and a nephew if an expresident He is attempting to eliminate President Hipolito Irigoyen who last night delegated his executive powers to Vice President Emque Martinez An ultimatum demanding Ing oyens formal resignation from the government immediately was seat to him by Uriburu Would Bombard Palace The general today telegraphed the president who has been virtu ally dictator of Argentina since 1928 that if he refused to sign the resignation he would bombard government palace General Uriburu with a detach ment of troops from the garrison of the suburb of Palermo was said to be near the center of the capital this morning Martial law was invoked today Markets at a Glance The dead in one maternity house in this city numbered 50 The build ing collapsed upon mothers and new born babies Many of the victims were decapi tated Person supervising the survey o the devastation made it known this Turn to Iago 8 Column as the new president Dr Enriquo Martinez entrenched himself in the place vacated by Hipolito Irigoyen the Argentines man of mystery Public assembly was prohibited and Buenos Aires with its popula tion of nearly 2000000 was placed in the hands of the military A rigid censorship was established in out joing cablegrams and telephone alls were watched Troops Worn Necessary Many were wounded in clashes during the night between the police and students dissatisfied that Pres cient Irigoyen merely had retired atber than resigned Under Ar entine law a president may retire or so long as he wishes and dele gate power to the vice president The retirement climaxed days of political agitation and disorders during which Irigoyen found it ne cessary to concentrate military orces at strategic places in the capital to prevent a revolution of bin assassination Hart Been 111 For days even friends of tho president and the leaders of his own party the radicals and the cabinet had besought the president to re sign blaming him for the economic depression the approach ing parliamentary stalemate and voicing the accusations of the activo Turn 1o FnKQ 8 Column 2 Bomb Destroys Theater and Shatters Memorial Window Panes in Church HAMILTON Ont Sept G A bomb explosion wrecked th Queens theater early today shat tered costly memorial windows in St James Anglican church and re verberated thruout the business sec tion of Hamilton The bomb was believed to have been placed to destroy the theater It tore out a side of the building Only a few persons were on the street and apparently none was in jured Police were unable to learn why the theater had been bombed SEPT 0 NEW YORK U S Steel cross es 172 highest in three months Argentines heavy utilities rally Foreign Ar gentine Peso reacts CHICAGO bullish Argentine political reports unfavorable Iowa crop news Leviathan Rams Barges on Its Way Out to Sea NEW YORK Sept 6 liner Leviathan swung out of her course by a strong tide rammed two barges in the Hudson river as she departed from Europe today with 538 passengers The liner was undamaged and continued to sea INDIA DEMANDS ARE TOO GREAT Gandhi Asks New Govern ment and Right to Secede at Any Time POONA India Sept G Mahatma Gandhis demand for es tablishment a full national gov ernment in India responsible only to Indiana and with the right to se cede at any time from the British empire broke down the negotiations with the viceroy Lord Irwin for settlement of the civil disobedience campaign Sir Tej Badahur and Mr Jaya kar the two Indian leaders who car ried on the correspondence between Gandhi and Lord Irwin published its contents today after bare an nouncement that the negotiations had fallen thru Besides the demand for a com plete national government the all India national congress leaders asked control of defenses as well of economic phases of such a gov ernment the right of appeil from British claims to an independent tribunal and release of political prisoners IOWA WEATHER Protmlily local showers or thunderstorms Siiturtlny night or Sunday Slightly warmer Saturday nisrht in northwest nnd norih central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Mixxlmum 75 minimum in Nlglit At 8 A M Saturday 57 A typical fall day Further de scriptive efforts would bo wasted on Friday The same applies to Sat urday too WEEKS FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday Sept 8 For the upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and the northern and central great plains Mostly fair the first half of the week probably a local shower period within the lat ter half cooler by Monday or Tues day warmer toward close of the week ;