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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1930, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM ART DEPT OF towA w o i N s i A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVECENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION MASQN CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPT 18 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE N0 295 Jones9 Home City Is Wet Not Involved in Dry Law Violation Trouble By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 18 CPA as it must be for Senator Wesley L i i home town of Seattle is in a teriffic prohibi t i o uv i o 1 ation jam involving his close political as one hint is heard even from the wettest of the wets of so much as a suspicion that Wesley him self has done anything inten tionally wrong This is quite a compliment to the senator Is it not Senator Jones is given full credit alike in wet and dry circles here for being a thoroly honest prohi bitionist In a way his honesty is referred to as his weakness That is to say he is considered early individual a wild oat in his When Mr TIM n with his heart moz this the Hoover adminis h To get paid 1 yearn to do ammunition and opp free of Alert and clever use he has spent his Istratiou armor he sceks them It has been his t Hoover asset and 13ex his little mistakes and iust out to obscure every for means gratlly tfieir His rivals are as sure as they are V born that Wesley is strictly on the upandup peisonally nevertheless if they can convince the voters that a lot of boozesmugglers hijackers Brp to Page 2 Column AIR CIRO BE HELD SUNDAY Algona Legion Sponsors All Day Program Dickin son Is Speaker ALGONA Sept 18 Plans are nearing completion for the annual Algona air races to be staged at the local field Sunday under the sanction of the NA A This organ ization will have an officials present to oversee the various events The program is being sponsored by the Algona American Legion post Waivers have been obtained from the department of commerce in Washington to permit low flying One of the features of the show will be a demonstration of the Waco glider by Sylvan Hugelen Leland aviator A race in which considerable lo cal interest is being shown is that restricted to monocoupes of less than 100 horse power There also will be a freeforall race with no restrictions on size or type of plane There also will be a bomb dropping contest with sacks of flour taking the place of the explosive bombs Congressman L J Dickinson re publican candidate for the United States senate will be the speaker of the day Music will be provided by the Algona Military band AUNT HET By Robert QtiiUen It was hateful to hang up when I recognized Amys voice but f aint got no time to talk to a woman thats got lier phone so she can use ib scttin down HUNT WESLEY Ruth Alexander Holder Killed GIRL PILOT DIES IN PLANE CRASH ON WEST COAST Broken Body Is Pulled From Wreckage of Airship SAN DIEGO Cal Sept 18 UP Ruth Alexander 24 year old San Diego aviatrix plunged to death in her airpline here today shortly after tailing off on a projected one stop transcontinental flightto New ark N J Miss Alexander left Lindbergh field at u m C S T and flew but four miles when death stopped her undertaking With a terrific crash her light lowwing monoplane plowed into a hill four miles north of the field Her broken body was found m the wreckage Parts of the plane were strewn for several hun dred feet A wing of the plane was found about 300 feet from where the body of the aviatrix and the motor and the other wing lay The motor was torn completely away from oiher parts of the plane No trace of the stick or propeller could be found The motor plowed into the ground making a large hole The fuselage wa9 folded into a smallDundle Sev eral braces and struts were wrapped around Miss Alexanders body An explosion in the gasoline tank was considered as a possible cause of the crash Begun in Mexico Miss Alexanders flight officially began at Agua Caliente Mexico shortly after S a in She landed her plane the Agua Caliente at Lindbergh field for checking A low fog swept in from the sea but the aviatrix was thot to have hurdled it shortly after her eastward takeoff having gained an altitude of 500 feet How she happened to be flying close to the ground later was not determined Miss Alexander was born at Ir ving Kans in 1906 It was there in 1919 when Fhe first rode a plane Turn tr PURR 2 Column BOEHM ON STAND IN CASTEN TRIAL Winneshiek Coroner Tells of Examination Made at Farm House DECORAH Sept 18 Boehm county coroner today re peated at the trial of Mrs Walter Casten virtually the same story of the death of her daughter Romelda that he told at the former trial of the womans husband Mrs Casten is charged with poi soning her daughter a charge on which Casten was acquitted last spring Boehm described the scenes at the Casten farm home the day the girl died and told of the actions of Mr and Mrs Casten He fol lowed James Groff who testified briefly also substantially the same as at the former trial Mrs Casten appeared dressed in a black dress with a gray coat and dark hat A younger sister sat at one side and her husband at the other At no time did they consult with defense attorneys who were sustained on several objections to state questions which they alleged to be misleading Twelve men one a laborer and he others farmers are on the jury rearing the case They are John Ben Schindiler Frank Sroekman George Wichman An ton Moser Conroy Johnson Leon ard Akres Ole Bribold Ralph EII ngson Julian Ajose Joseph Wag ner and Carl Hawkins Masked Men Get From Bank in Missouri MAYSVILLE Mo Sept 18 Two masked men held up the bank of Fairport about six miles north of here and1 escaped with approxi mately today The pair fled in a small motor car heading to ward St Joseph Mo KILLED IN CRASH Iluth Alexander holder of the airplane altitude record for women washilled in a crash just after the takeoff as she left San Diego in an attemptid make a to Newark 3V J WET LEADERS DRAW PLEASURE FROM PRIMARY Drys Pledged to Resist All Efforts Toward Repeal WASHINGTON Sept 18 The completion last Tuesday of the years primary elections drew expressions of distinct pleasure at the results frrjm wet leaders while the generals of the prohibition forces refrained from direct com ment but took occasion to pledge themselves to resist every effort towards repeal of the dry laws The dry declaration was adopted yesterday on the one hundred forty third anniversary of the signing of the constitution It was issued by the national conference of organ izations supporting the eighteenth amendment which is composed of representatives from 30 national prohibition groups The wet view was voiced by Henry H Curran president of the Associa tion Against the Prohibition Amendment who noted that the wet tide is stil coming in Curran clairred wet gains in the house of representatives of 37 seats with more to come on election day He asserted the drys had not won a single feat in the primaries The enthuaietm expressed at this result was tempered with the obser vation that we still have a long way to go before congress catches up with the people on this question but we are on our way and we can not be stopped In addition to straightout wet victories he rounted In the primaries of Tuesday Curran said the narrow margin by which the dry William M Butler defeated a wet opponent for the republican senatorial nomina tion in Massachusetts convinced everybody but Butler that the for mer chairman of the republican na tional committee would be defeated n the November election by his wet democratic opponent Marcus A Coolidge Expert Will Testify to Bullet of Slayer DES MOINES Sept 18 torneys for the prosecution today were depending on the testimony of a Chicago ballistic expert to con vince the jury that which killed Jack Harris is an alleged hootleg war here last April came from the gun of Clarence Campbell of Chicago Lip ton Loses Last Chance to Take Cup Enterprise Sets New Record in Fourth Victory U S S KANE off Americas Cup Course Sept 18 By Radio to the Associated New York Syndicates white hulled schooner Enterprise today won her fourth straight race from Sir Thomas Uptons green Shamrock V and retained for the United States the historic Americas cup won from England in 1851 Enterprises official time today broke the record for Americas cup competition The victor sailed the 3Jmile triangular course in 3 hours 10 minutes 13 seconds surpassing the record of set by defend er Columbia against Shamrock II in second race of the 1921 series The American boat gave Sir Thomas Liptons pride a sound licking in three the four races and won the other in a eailover when the Shamrock parted her main halyard while leading yester day 45 minutes after the start Triumph for America It was a triumph for American design and ingenuity as well as a personal triumph for Commodore Harold S Vanderbilt who headed the New York Syndicate and ably skippered his boat thru the aeries of The drew considerable criticism fromryac1filQmen sides of the water for the mechanic cal contrivances which were placed in her hold for the manipulation of her sail The committee in charge of the races however held that she had violated no rules of the contest Shows Superiority She showed her superiority in every race winning the first con test last Saturday by a margin of two minutes 52 seconds Mondays race by a margin of nine minutes 34 seconds and todays contest by a margin of five minutes 50 sec onds The Shamrock led at only two stages ofthe four contests during the early part of yesterdays ill starred race and during the first 20 minutes of todays contest At all other times Capt Ned Heard of the Shamrock and his hardbitten Brit ish crew were gazing sadly at the Enterprises stern Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks weak pivotal shares sold freely Bonds Irregular stock privilege issues decline Curb heavy utilities sag in dull trading Sugar easy trade selling Butter very firm Coffee higher steady Brazilian markets CHICAGO Wheat easy bearish foreign re ports Corn easy liquidation and favor able Iowa advices Cattle weak to lower Hogs steady to higher LAFOLLETTE AGAIN NEW MEXICO LENDS HAND TO WISCONSIN SANTA FE N Mex Sept 18 T Mexico has lent Wisconsin a handin the matter of contributing LaFqllettes to the countrys politi cal life Another young Bob LaFollette nephew of the late Senator Fight ing Bob and cousin of the present senator and nominee for governor of Wisconsin has started his fight for the democratic congressional nomination here In his platform New Mexicos Bob LaFollette decreed Wall streets reaching its tentacles into the retail field and held that practice in putting private initiative out of the running German Avlutors Killed STUTTGART Germany Sept 18 aviators Includinga stunt flyer named Schindlcr were killed when two airplanes crashed togeth er in a flying field here tpday during an exhibition flight MRS BEERY AT DENIES MYSTERY Would Like to Receive Reward for Finding Herself LOS ANGELES Sept 18 Mrs Marguerite Beery report ed missing by her husband Noah Beery film actor wrfs at the home of friends in Hollywood today where she said there was no mystery at tached to her absence from their North Hollywood ranch She said she had been in Las Vegas Nov to establish a resi dence Soon after her return she issued the following statement J was much surprised upon my return to read I had mysteriously disappeared There is no mystery to my absence I went to Las Vegas to establish a residence I may re turn there to make it a permanent residence Will you ascertain what reward Mr Beery offered for information as to my whereabouts If suffi ciently large I will have myself brot in immediately Received monthly Income Newspapers reported Mr Beery aid I had on my person at the time I disappeared May I adc married life with MjBvBeeryof 22 iyears I Beery had said he learned Mrs Beery had received her monthly in come from the 5250000 trust fund which he established for her some time ago Beery reported to police Monday his wife had disappeared Sept G without explanation and asked aid in locating her He said she had been ill and he feared harm had be fallen her Beery said he had learned his wife had left Las Vegas yesterday and driven across the desert to Los Angeles alone Emil Wickman a rancher living near Las Vegas reported Mrs Beery and Raymond Wells n for Tum to rnsf 2 Column n STATEPlESENTS FINAL ARGUMENT Record Does Not Show Real Phyisician at Institute Says Blake MUSCATINB Sept 18 Gerald O Blake assistant attorney general today presented the states final argument in behalf of its prac ticing medicine without a license Blake contended that under the meaning of the statutes Baker has placed himself in the position of practicing medicine Patients came Lo his cancer hospital Blako said expecting to be treated by Baker and knew nothing about other em ployes The record does not show that there is or has been a licensed phy sician at the institute Blaka as serted Dr W S Norton Miss Laura Rexroth and Miss Ida Koehler the latter two superintendents of nurses at two Muscatine hospitals gave rebuttal testimony for the state this morning Dr Norton denied treating or prescribing for Bakers patients as defense witnesses had claimed The nurses testified that nurses in oth er hospitals do not treat patients jnder general orders and that they do not administer curative medicine Harry Hoxsey one of five defend ants testified briefly to establish he severance of his relations with the Baker Institute LA FOLLETTE NEVER BEATEN Associated Preis Pfcofo Another Philip F 33 shown here casting his ballot at Madison in Wisconsin primary whicfi iniiclc him republican candidate for governor an office his father held Behind him is his wife CHARGE AGAINST HARTMANFAILS Judge Instructs Jury for Ac quittal in Boat Crash Case POCAHOWTAS Sept 18 John Hartman of Spirit Lake today stood cleared of a charge of conspir acy in connection with the operation of boats on fnke Okoboji thru the action of F C Lovrien in in structing a district court jury for acquittal Yesterdays entire court session was taken up in argument over the motion for directed verdict offered by D F Coye defense counsel In granting Coyles request the ourt held that evidence that Hart man and his son Milo had threat ened to put thp boat of rival opera ors out of business was insufficient o convict The conspiracy charges grew out of the collision of the Hartmans 5oat and a boat owned by Frank Jong and Jasper Alexander on Lake Okoboji July 28 1929 Nine persons were drownod when the latter bont sank Milo Hartman was convicted on a conspiracy charge and has ap pealed to the supreme court 50 Injured in Blast of Dynamite Factory EVERETT Wash Sept 18 Fifty persons were injured some seriously and property for miles around was damaged by an explo sion of 5000 pounds of dynamite which destroyed the Puget Sound and Alaska powder plant yester day 250 Persons Injured in Indian Elections BOMBAY India Sept 18 More than 250 persons including naijy women were injured in police attacks on obstructive mobs swarm ingnbout the town hall polling ilace where the Bombay legislative election was held today The polici arrested 382 women anil in men The women were released tonight Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept Las Vegas Nev Wed nesday Secretary Wilbur was dedicating the Boulder Dam I had been asked to go there in case Arizona senators should start a filibust er and keep talking and talking and pre vent the dedica tion They wired Will you tire the only man in America that can talk longer about nothing than a senator Then too we think the democratic parly should be represented and Borah cunt come If Vanderbiit wants to call himself Americas latest hero he will break a rudder or hit an ice berg with that boat of his and let that old man win Then we will start a Vanderbiltforprcsi dcnt club YOUTH WILL KOGKRS Large Marketing Groups Favored in Keeney Speech DES MOINES Sept 18 plan of the National Farmers union or an Independent Marketing as sociation was outlined to the con vention of the Iowa group today y H G Keeney of Omaha presi dent of the Nebraska Farmers un on and of the newly organized mar teting association Keeney charged that the live stock marketing organization of the federal farm board cannot meet the surplus problem of the middle vest The Farmers Union plan he said would band together smaller ooperatives but will not make hem lose their identity Tlie in dependent marketing machinery is not intended to antagonize Jhe farm joard whose organization Keeney aid works successfully in the area n which it chiefly operates Indiana md Ohio J D Smith president of the own mine workers urged farmers o use Iowa coal as a means both of lelping the mining industry in Iowa and developing greater markets for would cause an increase of 30000 in farm products FuUexpansion or the states coal he said the states population which in crease would help take care of the farm surplus No Motive Seen for Attack Stockings Used for Bonds CHICAGO Sept 18 Fanny Bianucci whose husband circulation manager for Ine Herald and Examiner in Kvanston was found lying in the hallway outside her partment early today her hands and feet tied and a silk stocking knotted around her mouth Police delayed questioningher be cause of her hysterical condition She said a man had come to the door of her apartment seized her and without a word had tied her hands behind her back with a stock ing wrapped another stocking around her mouth and then wired her feet together Physicians said she had not been assaulted Ap parently nothing had been taken from tho apartment It was the second attack upon i woman within 21 hours Mrs Mary Jakubiak 44 years old and the mother of four children was at tacked and slain early yesterday Stato load Contracts AMRS Sept 18 construction contracts calling for an expenditure of more than S200 000 were let yesterday by the stale highway commrTision on the biifis ot low bids announced Monday BANDIT ESCAPES 1TH OF TILL Vlan Flees in Gray Coupe on West Road Out of Town Sopt Agents James Hronek and Jess Quin m have been sent here by J E Rig on chiefof the state bureau of riminal investigation to search for he man who robbed the Exchange jtate bank of about at Iclock this morning Three employes of the bank and no customer were forced to lie on he floor by the bandit while he ifled the till John Hutchison as istant cashier of the bank stated hat tho man seemed to be intoxi ated Guy Butts cashier of the lank was out of town The robbery vas the fourteenth in Iowa this ear with 13 of the attempts suc essful The total loot is about Entered Swearing The bandit had a dark complex bn wore a cap and was about five cet and seven inches in height He weighed about 135 pounds Ho left town to the west driving a gray coupe without numbers closely fol lowed by another man in a closed car He entered the bank swearing and waving a 32 caliber revolver In the air He herded MrHutchinson Vin Daughn bookkeeper Hanson stenographer and John Brinkman a customer into the cen ter of the bank behind the partition and forced them to lie down while he rifled the till His face was smeared with grease as a camou flage Drove Up and He then asked Hutchinson to op the vault but Hutchinson was un able to do this as the door had been timelocked About 20 min utcn previous to tho robbery the gray car had been seen on the streets being driven slowly up and down An accurate description of the car and the man in it is not available Officers over North rowa have been notified and a iearch is being extended over the entire territory Wade Would Penalize NonVoting Citizens AMES Sept 38 Mar in J Wade federal magistrate in own would impose a penalty on all American citizens who fail to vote le said such a statute may become necessary or the purpose of the minders of the United States may ie defeated IOWA WEATHER Mostly fnir Thursday night iviiriner in cast and central por tions Fridny partly cloudy to unsettled Cooler In the extreme west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 70 Minimum in jf Ai 8 A Thursday fiO How difficult it is for the mer cury to rise against the force of a northwest breeze was demonstrat ed Wednesday when in spite of a bright sun the temperature never ot higher than a scant 70 Thin was one day above the Tuesday maximum and the nights minimum was 3 degrees higher than that of the previous night Thursday the wind was back in the south and an increased temperature appeared probable ;