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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ILY Edited for the Home HARLON E R HI SHEW ART DEPT OFv I MOINES I A VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAi MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION PTfV Tmxr A A CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVES Plug Hats Unneeded Stewart Sympathizes With Misinformed By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 15 CPA Anyone wh ever ehciimbere himselJ with a plug ha t on a long trip es peciaily a trip involving man changes from boat to train from train to train and back again with the infernal stove pipe to worrj about ever time will be certain to sym Jlpathize with the British and f French delegations of guests at the American Bar associations receu meeting who brot theirtoppers al Hhe way across theAtlantic only to I find blue serge sack coata anc i flannel pants do rigeur at the j White House reception in their hon or Does a silk tie do to wear in com bination with such a getup Well hardly Accordingly back went a score or so of elegant beaver lids to Eur ope never once out of their hat I boxes on this side of the water or if any of them were taken but at j all it other occasion than the most important and on S which their ownershad expected to wear them AN EXPERIENCED traveler can packalmost anything but a plug hat into comparatively small com pass I myself have journeyed allon the same expedition as far as from London to Constantinople and re including short stopovers in Turn to page B column 1 HUGE BROADCAST LocalUnits to Meet at Armj ory to Hear U S Celebrjties V 11 President Herbert Hoover Calvin Coolidge Alfred E if John J Pershing and O L Boden i hainer commander of the national American Legion organization these compose the group of celebrities who will be heard over therNatlon al Broadcasting chain in a national i hookup sponsored by the American Legion at 8 oclock Thursday eve f nng The American Legion and the auxiliary in Mason City will hold a f joint meeting at the local armory in phonor the event at which a large attendance is expected Nels Malm commander of tne local Legion post states r The program going out over 76 affiliated stations in the National Broadcasting chain will ba heard byhundreds of exservice men and their wives Mr Malm states Tho giant undertaking is being made possible thru the cooperation of the Victor ofthe R C A Vic f tor locally by the Vance Music company This company isplacing its equip ment in BQsfbn for the use of the I AmericanLegion national conveu lion men will be able to Hhe convention highlights over their own radios The Vance Music company is in charge of equipment and tother arrangements connected withthe project AUNT HET By Robert Quillen There aint nothin makes a husband feel more abused than bein gone all day an comin home to find his wife aint home yet to give him a glad SHERIDAN Enterprise Wins Second Race for AmericaVCup SHAMROCK ENDS RUN NEARLY 10 MINUTES BEHIND Vandedbilt Defender Does 30 Mile Stretch in Four Hours T T S S KANE Off Americas Cup u Course Sept 15 By Radio to the Associated Enter arise defending the Americas cup from the chttJIenger of Sir Thomas Uptons Shamrock V won the sec ond consecutive of the series today The slim American defender coasted across the finish line at C S T Whistles on the spectator fleet slayed a noisy chorus as Enterprise ilipped between the buoy arid the 3oat marking the end of the 30mile triangular course The for the course was 4 lours and 31 seconds Shamrock finished almost 10 min utesbehind the American defender Needs Two More With the first two races stowed iway safely Enterprise needed only twomore victories to retain the cup vhich has been held on this side of the Atlantic for 73 years Outmaneuvered atthe start and mtfooted in the 10mile beat into he wind Sir Thomas boat appeared o have no chance against the American defender and what may prove to be theIrish Baronets last attempt attna silly old mug seemed to be another lost cause Harold S Vanderbilt wealthy amateur sportsman who skippered he handled his white lulled boatlike a masterand put leron the mark straight and true Heard Meets Master Ernest vetern Eng ish skipper at the helm of Sham ock appeared tohave met hiimas er in the American sportman He ought a losing battle from the tart and lost precious minutes at he turn when he reached for the mark a bit too early and was forced o pull up the challenger so nard hat she almost lost way Ahead of iiitn in ad the way from the starting line was the towering nast and windfilled sails of the Unterprlse and tackashe would hat barricade of sail stood between him and the breeze The Shamrock crossed the line pa he weather side but she was out ooted by the Enterprise which uickly crossed her bow and held hat position to within sight of the 0miie marker NURSE APPEARS IN BAKER CASE Jnable to Explain Exhibits Off ered by State as Testimony MUSCATINE Sept 15 1F Ef orts to show that all diagnosis and reatment of patients at the Baker nstitute here were conducted by li ehsed physicians were made as the efense offered its first evidence to ay in the state hearing on a peti ion for an injunction to close the nstitute Norman Baker owner of he institute andfour of hig associ tes are alleged by the state to ave practiced medicine without a cense Miss Dorothy Rice who came to IE institute from Vinton as a nurse February and later waa ap oiuted superintendent of nurses estlfied that all patients first came o Dr Statler of the institute staff or diagnosis and that he prescribed le treatments On cross examination by Gerald lake assistant attorney general le was unable to explain exhibits ffered by the state showing diag osis charts signed by Dr Staetler ut treatment cards signed by Dr iUiam Bair of Des Moines who ast week testified for the state Go to Mississippi OSAGE Sept Miss Eleanor lieterlcn her brother Victor DIc erich and Sidney Klemesrud have one to Oxford Miss where Miss Meterfch will teach again this year nd where tho young men will In Oxford college DESK ENTERPRISE DEFEATING SHAMROCK IN INTERNATIONAL RACE of the first racO bylnnnyards The series ot race forthe cup IPIHERSQF MSClSt PARTY WIN IN ELECTION German Politicians anc Press Stunned by Result DERLIN Sept 15 startled Germany today swept its litterec of political hand bills and set to studying what to do with a reich stag in which Adolf Hitlers fascist party suddenly had been multiplied by nine to a representation of at least 107 members Press and politicians still some what stunned by these sensational and unexpected gains which more Lhan doubled even the wildest pre dicts of the Hitlerites themselves were forced to turn their attention mmediatefy to the problem of find ng a parliamentary majority with which the government could be car ried on in the face of radical oppo sition from both left and right Centrists LOSO Out Germany saw more than 34000 00 of her inhabitants go to the polls on Sunday in the most inter sting and surprising balloting with u the five elections under the re iublic Chancellor Bruening witnessed Jie limunitlon of his centrist move ment and the ascendancy to the top of the list with not less than 143 delegates of the socialist party in he next reichstag Together with his a wholly unexpected increase in Turn lo Page 4 Colnmn Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks weak utilities pilot pivotal shares downward Bonds irregular rails and utili ies in best demand Curb weak Technicolor reaches new 1930 low Foreign exchanges irregular Sterling easier Sugar lower increased spot of fe rings Coffe6 higher European buying Butter firm CHICAGO easy favorable wheat and ncreased visible supply Corn easy favorable weather and ncreased visible supply Corn easy favorable weather and oor cash demand Cattle steady to lower Hogs steady Being Picked Mrs Walter Casten to Be Tried for Murder of Daughter DECORAH Sept opened here this morning unde Judge H CTaylor Waukon fo the selection of a jury for thetria of Mrs Walter Casten on charges nf poisoning her daughter Romelda 13 Nov 21 last year Mrs Castens husband was cleared of similar charges In an extended court trial last spring The girl xvas found dead on the kitchen floor at the Casten home when Mr and Mrs Casten returned from a business trip to Decorah The defense case will be handled by C M Houck Decorah and Smith and OConnor of Dubuque The states trial will be under the direc tion of County Attorney Frank Sayre and E H Estey West Union 10 Tons of Melons Consumed by Crowd at Meseryey Event MESERVEY Sept tons of watermelons were served to the throng which attended the annual watermelon day held here Saturday The melons were served a quarter o a person from a boxcar on the tracks in the forenoon Footraces and free attractions in cluding a trapeze act and a black face skit provided entertainment during the day for the downtown crowd and a baseball game in which Swaledale defeated Sheffield 14 to 7 was watched by a record crowd at the edge of town In the evening the free acts were repeated with the addition of an iour and a half program by the lusty Hinge qifartet of Mason City Concessions filled the midway as never before John Hartsfelder was the general chairman in charge of arrange ments and Arthur Musgjcrd served as secretary H F Reif had charge of advertising Walter Fischer and J J Ruiter finance Mr Fischer and L B Hulsebus were the com mittee on watermelons Herman iulsebus and Fred Ralston directed he street sports J J Ruiter had charge of baseball Mr Hartsfelder and SimonFischer handled the con essions Louis Foss and Otto Strassburg arranged for the free attractions An ordinance by the city council in the eve of the celebration pre luded a dance in the evening that had been planned ViERSINFIVE STATES TO POLL LAST PRIMARIES Prohibition Issue Facec by Both Parties in Massachusetts TXTASHINGTON Sept 15 The last primaries and nomin ating conventions of the year wil be held tomorrow In five states clearing the political stage for the final sevenweeks campaigning drive before the November elec tions Voting of the democratic and re publican parties will select candi dates in New York Massachusetts and Wisconsin In Connecticut a re publican convention will nominate the party choices while in Delaware the democrats will select standarc bearers in like fashion Bpssy GIHifi Running The only senatorial nominees arc to be selected In Massachusetts and Delaware In Massachusetts Wis consin and Connecticut there are gubernatorial contests while in New York state only candidates for the house are to be voted on The issue of prohibition enters he Massachusetts senatorial con tests in both parties The republican candidates for the seat to be vaca ted by Senator Gillet are Wil iam M Butler former chairman of iho national committee a dry Eben S Draper wet former state senator and Andrew J Bossy Gillls self mayor of Newbury Tam to Pane 4 Column LEADS NATIONAL TOUR 18 Planes Stop at Winnipeg on Journey Over U S and WINNIPEG Man Sept 15 Russell with his Ford rimotored monoplane was lead ng 17 rivals today in the 4700 mile national air tour overthe United tales and Canada Byron Zeller was second Art Davis third Walter Beech four John Livingston fifth and George Haldeman sixth The standings are computed with egard to elapsed time load weight and dexterity in taking ff and landing rapidly The entrants leave for Hegina today stopping at Brandon tfan enroute Killed With Razor While Asleep Second Brutal Murder Arouses South Bend Citizens SOUTH BEND Ind Sept 15 UP girl murder as atrocious as unprovoked and apparently ai barren of clews as the first has transformed South Bend into a city of agitated citizenry calling upon the law for the quick arrest and punishment of the slayers Alice Woltman 17 wasmurdered In her bed early yesterday Her throat was cut with a razor So quick was the killing and so silent that three other children asleep In the same of them beside her in the unaware of it A few minutes later the thumping of the girls body on the stairway to which dying she had crawled awakened the household Two young men who have been paying her attention have been questioned by police without how ever providing any clew to the iden tity of the killer Less than three weeks ago the body of 7yearold Vlarverine Appel was found in an alley near her home She had been attacked then murdered The two killings today prompted the taking of added precautions for protection of South Bend school children There was a noticeable absence of chil tlien from the streets last night Alex Peitrzak 18 who waa twice questioned yesterday and who was o be requestioned today told police 10 and Alice were engaged to be married Peitrzak had taken the girl o a dance Saturday night and had jeen with her and her mother in the kitchen of the Woltman house up to a few hours before the murder Barney Kluszczyusci 23 who was Alice Woltmans escort to several dances recently was taken into cus tody in the belief that questioning might draw from him Information of value in hunting the girls slayer Crowds gathered about the Wolt nan home yesterday in such num lers that police had to stretch ropes about the place to hold them in check Injuries Result in Auto Accident at Manly JOICE Sept accident lappened near Manly when the car riven by Mrs Charles Abraham and her son Francis Joice who vere returning home from a weeks acation in Cedar Rapids and a ealers car collided Both cars were adly damaged but no one was urt Knudt Klemesrud mechanic f the Ford garage at Joice was riving out of Manly when the ac ident happened He arrived in time o assist Abrahams home with their ar Will Rogers CAMP RICHARDSON Gal Sept 15 Me and niy destitute friend Arthur Brisbane cant seem to get to gether on Rus sia There is a thousand things I talk about that I dont know any more1 about than a senator but I did take an air plane three ff years ago and flew from Lon don to Moscow and Leningrad Stayed there a couple of weeks Went with no delegation And wasnt personally conducted Saw everything Didnt even be long to Hoover committee and I dont know any more now about Russia than Brisbane does If I wanted to start an insane asylum that would be a hundred per cent cuckoo J would just admit applicants that thot they knew something about Russia Yours WILL ROGERS ARE KILLED IN iOWAACCIDENTS OVERWEEKli Mason City Adds Three to List of Eight Injured MOINES Sept 15 deaths eight of them caused by automobile accidents and injuries to eight persons comprised the toll of mishaps in Iowa over the week end The dead Edward S Voparil 22 Iowa City Agnes Lowe 20 Car roll Mrs James Davis Grand Junc tion Dale Seavey 13 Des Moines EC Hurst Farrar Leonard Nel son 15 Stuart Irvin Bohn 3 Pom eroy Edward Cook 71 Manches terHenry Thomas Box 35 Coun cil Bluffs Voparil was driving alone when his car left the road near Roches ter His leg was cut in the result ing crash and he bled to death be fore help arrived Miss Lowe was killed and her companion Laurenco Bromert 25 of Carroll was injured when their automobile was struck by a Chicago Great Western passenger train on the outskirts of Carroll Sunday morning Failed to Sco Train It was believed that Bromert who was driving was watctifhg an air plane and failed to see the ap proaching train Mrs Davis died In a Carroll hos pital Saturday from injuries re ceived in an auto crash Tuesday Turn to Paco 4 Column Friends Relatives Say Seven Men Aided in Kidnaping US JffluiwjSS Sept lo While James Sheridan was con fined to his home recovering from the effects of 12 days experience with kidnapers friends and rela tives today revealed that the ab ductors obtained 540000 before they released him As far as I am concerned the whole thing is over Sheridan said All I want is to forget about it I paid off and Im home and thats all there is to it I have nothing more to say other than that it was a terrible experience and I hope I never have to go thru it again Friends however told how seven men aided in thekidnaping Appar ently fearless the kidnapers mpveci their prisoner about from one place to another during the night They released him 20 minutes after re ceiving the ransom money Threatened With Death Altho suffering no physical mis treatment Sheridan was threatened with death if he tried to escape or if the ransom was not paid The friends said Sheridan was lured away by a stranger who into f the cigar store he for merly owned and told him he was wanted to talk over a business deal He was led to a parked automobiles in which two men waited FeaHng a holdup Sheridan attempted to back away buta gun was pressed into his ribs and a few minutes later he was told of the kidnaping plot That was a week ago last Tuesday About midnight the car crossed a toll bridge evidently over Lhc Mississippi river About 4a rrs the men stopped and took Sheridan in a house Threatened with death Sheridan was ordered to write a note to his Turn in Iacc I Column Kansas City Police Raid Safe Blowers One Suspect Killed KANSAS CITY Sept 15 One suspect is dead his companion under arrest and stolen liberty onds and money orders valued at 100000 worn in possession of oday as the result of a raid on what hey described as a safe blowers nest PHILS BEAT CUBS 12 T011 IN FIRST PHILADELPHIA Sept Cubs slipped farther behind today in the National league pennant race when they lost the first game of a doublcheader to the Phillies 12 to 11 Tho score by innings Chicago 000 071 19 3 Philadelphia 101 000 18 0 Blake Petty Bush Teachout and Hartiiett J Taylor Benge Collard Elliott and Davis Mew York Girl Twins Start Channel Swim DOVER Eng Sept 15 nice and Phyllis ZIttenfield New York twins J5 years old entered the water at a m today at South oreland in en attempt to swim the Inglish channel To Finish Kim BRICELYN Minn Sept 15 he local canning plant expects to finish the run next week This years canning was not much uri ler last years output in spite of ho drought Engineer Falls From Cab Train Pilotless CANON CITY Colo Sept 15 speeding freight train was pilotlessfor nearly five miles near aere last night after the Engineer C R Casenhisen fell from the loco motive cab and was killed John Craig fireman noticing the absence of the engineer brot the train into Florence IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday little change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sumlny 78 Minimum in Night 47 At 8 A M Monday fiG Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 8S Minimum In Night 47 Rainfall 28 of an Inch ;