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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1930, Mason City, Iowa OEPT Of S MO I IOWA I A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME 1 jt 4 O lH i VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPT 19 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 296 Old Guard Interested Regulars Sympathy Is for Cause of Insurgents By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 19 CPA Old faashioned hardboiled re publican regulars are showing a curious sympa thy with repub licanism of the progressive in surgent type as this years cam paign progress es The supposi tion a few weeks ago was that the regulars would do their best to beat the insur gents for re nomination wherever they could in favor of regulars like themselves It was surmised that in the event of certain ultraradicals renomin ation the standpatters would al most hope for the victory of con servative democrats next Novem ber Actual developments have not borne out these anticipations at all QF COURSE it is possible that the regulars unexpectedly con ciliatory attitude toward insurgen cy is a manifestation of the getto gether spirit which generally ani mates the republicans as election day draws near no matter how badly they may have been split a little while previously or how sure it may be that they will be just as badly split again a little later on Yet there are signs that some thing or other has conveyed a hint to regularity of the existence of a genuine grievance in insurgent ter Tnrn to B Column 3 CASTEN TRIAL MfOpHDAY Small C r o w ds Attending Case Testimony Same as Last Spring DECORAH Sept 19 Frank Christian testified today on the fourth day in the trial of Mrs Walter Casten to finding poison on the Casten farm two weeks after the death of their daughter Romel da 14 Mrs Casten Is charged with the murder of the girl Christians testimony in substance was the same as that given at the trial of Mr Casten who waa ac quitted on a similar charge It was marked by an argument between at torneys as to whether Casten3 statement to the sheriff that there was no poison on the farm at the time the girl died might be ad mitted as evidence It was not bind ing under tha law governing hear say The Rev Carl Losen Locust re peated his story of scenes at the Casten home the night Romelda died He said he found Mrs Casten sitting on her bed crying and near ly hysterical He said she consented to a postmortem examination of tha girls body only on condition that it not be cut up Mr Losen testified that Romeldas backwardness in school caused oth er children to shun her and that she felt badly about their unfriend liness Football Player Dies of Practice Injuries COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Sept 19 Akin 22 half back on the Colorado college foot ball team died in a hospital here early today as a result of injuries received in practice on Tuesday AUNT HET By Robert Quilleri us ENTRY DELAYED Search for North Iowa Bank Robbers Fails NO TRACE FOUND OF WESLEY AND HARDY BANDITS Two Robberies Believed Committed by Same Gang DES MOINES Sept 18 Bandits who late yesterday held up and robbed the Exchange State banlc at Wesley and the Peoples Sayings bank at Hardy 20 miles apart today apparently had made good their escape An allnight search by officers of Kossuth anci Humboldt counties reinforced by agents from the state department of investigation failed to yield any important clews to the bandits The hunt was still under way today Two Unsuccessful The two robberies were believed to have been perpetrated by the same men Ofifcers said that the descriptions of the three men in tho respective holdups tallied and pointed out that they could easily have covered the distance between the two towns in the time elapsed While the hunt for the men was under unofficial and official sources in Iowa were taking cogni zance of the fact that the two rob beries yesterday brot the number of Iowa banks which have been robbedTsince thefirsfof the year tSj 14 Two unsuccessful attempts also were made Loot Was Small The Des Moines Register and Tri bune has announced it would pay to the first sheriff deputy or bank who shoots and kills a bandit in the act of robbing an Iowa bank The paper said the offer would hold good thru 1930 James B Risden chief of the state department of investigation said that his department had not formulated a definite policy to check the spreading wave of bank robberies He added however that he has sent agents to investigate both of yesterdays holdups Total loot in the robfieries today was believed to be less than At Wesley the bandits got approx imately and at Hardy be tween and 54000 Spread Alarm In the robbery oE the Wesley bank a gunman his breath smelling of liquor and with grease paint smeared over hia face forced two employes and a customer at the point of a gun to lie on the floor a third employe was ordered to open the vault When he explained that he could not do so because the Torn lo fata B Column I didnt have no business biiyin a dinin table that big but 1 wanted to own somethin Emily couldnt borrow when shes givin a bridge party INSTITUTE FATE IS WITH JUDGE Court Hearing in Baker Case Brot to Close by Final Arguments MUSCATINE Sept 19 of the states petition for an in junction restraining Norman Baker and four associates from practicing medicine without a license today rested with Judge C L Ely The court hearing on the petition was brot to a close yesterday after noon with final arguments by the prosecution and defense Judge Ely is expected to make known his de cision some time next week Before adjournment Judge Ely granted the defense until Monday to file a written brief Gerald O Blake assistant attor ney general and J F Deyitt de fense attorney presented divergent views on Bakers conduct in con nection with the operation of the Baker institute Devitt pictured Baker as a public benefactor who furnished a refuge for the ailing Blake contended Baker had under the statutes placed himself in the position of practicing medicine Kellogg Acceptance of Court Post Is Received GENEVA Sept 19 of nations assembly committee to day received the acceptance of his election to the world bench of Frank S Kellbgg former United States secretary of state GANGSTERS ENTER NEW FIELDS Associatad Press Photo Speculation ns to whether gamesters finding Chicago unpleasant are responsltilB for Iowas epidemic of bank robberies comes hand In 26 ACCUSED OF PART IN CATTLE SELLING DEALS owans Charged With Cheating by False Pretense PAIRFIELD Sept 19 the Jefferson county grand jury meets here in two weeks it will have before it the cases of 26 men charged with individual conspiracy and cheating by false pretense in connection with alleged wholesale cattle selling deals County attorneys informations were filed against the 26 by County Attorney R H Munro late yester day afternoon The individuals are practically the same as those in dicted as a group several weeks ago The county attorneys informa tions have the same effect as in dictments by a grand jury The act ion was taken at this time because a grand jury which met here re cently and which considered the cases delayed too long in making its report and was discharged 105 Charges Made There are 105 distinct counts against the group in the informa tions filed by Munro Twelve of the counts are against Tony Ruggles 11 against H I Ball 10 against A M seven each against FF Johnson and J B Steever and lesser JIMMY TAKES UP WILLS IDEA Dollar Contributions Sent to Buy Loving Cup for Sir Thomas NEW YORK Sept 19 the suggestion of Will Rogers Mayor James J Walker New York was receiving contributions of not more than a dollar apiece today from the general public to buy Sir Thomas Lipton a loving cup in trib ute to his sportsmanship The pro posal made after the final failure ofthe British sportsmans yacht Shamrock to capture the Americas cup was presented by Rogers in the New York Times today and was taken up by other New York news papers Rogers notion of an inscription was To possibly the worlds worst yacht builder but absolutely the worlds most cheerful loser You have been a benefit to mankind Sir Thomas You have made losing worth while Mayor Walker said that inscrip tion might need some amending but offered to see that receipts were used to buy a loving cup for Sir Thomas from the American people Will Rogers BEVERLY HH5LS Cal Sept do you say to this Lets everybody send one dollar apiece for a fund to buy a loving cup for Sir Thomas Lipton bigger than the one he would have got if he had won contrlbut ed to by every I body that real ly admiresa fine sportsman Send it to I would suggest a Lipton Cup fund in care of Mayor Walker in New York Let Jimmy buy it and present it in behalf of everybody with an iuscription along thia line To possibly the worlds worst yacht builder but absolutely the worlds most cheerful loser You have been a benefit to mankind Sir Thomas you have made los ing worth while Now get busy and send Jimmy a buck Yours WILL ROGERS BANDITS TAKE FROM MAN Brackley Mason City Held Up on Road Near Hanlontown Two bandits one of whom was armed robbed F J Brackley 707 North Federal avenue while he was driving his car between Manly and Hanlontown Thursday afternoon and took 533 in cash from him he reported to local police He de scribed his assailants as having heavy beards and being tough looking customers Mr Brackley who is a traveling salesman for the Sinclair Packing company had stopped on a side road to fix his tire It was about oclock Two men drove up in a car and went a short distance past him Anything on Hip Then they returned and asked gruffly Have you got anything on your hip s I dont use the stuff Mr Brack ley replied Stick em up was their order as one of them poked a 45 caliber revolver into hia ribs and the other started searching him They took the cash out of his poeketbook and then returned the poeketbook to him Then one of ihe yeggs climbed in the bandit car while the other put the revolver to Mr Brackleys back ordering him into the car They told him to drive away and not look back License Is Backwards Local police were told that the two men were driving a 1930 Chev rolet coach of maroon color The rear license plate was turned back wards so Mr Brackley could not get the numbers He said one of the men was 5 feet 8 inches tall weighed about 185 pounds had a heavy beard and wore a dark blue flannel shirt and overalls This man also carried a 45 caliber automatic revolver The other man also had a heavy beard and wore a khaki shirt French Flyers Take Off for Twin Cities MILWAUKEE Wis Sept 19 UP Dieudonne Coste anc Lieutenant Maurice Bellonte who flew from Paris to New York made a perfect landing here in their plane Question Mark at a m C S T today for a onehour reception They took off for the twin cities at p m C S T LIPTON IS THRU numbers against the others The informations were filed against the following H I Ball Joe L Ball J F Greber A L Neu hart Tony Ruggles Joe Shelton John B Stever Frank B Stever J F Teal A M Tracy A C Wise carver F W Riggs E Smith and Charles R Rail all of Fairfield D R Maxwell DeKalb 111 Robert Delashmutt Mount Pleasant John Turn to Fnfffl R Column JURY LOOKS AT DEATH BULLET Expert Testifies in Murder Trial of Campbell at Des Moines DES MOINES Sept 19 Prof Calvin Goddard head of the scientific crime research laboratory of Northwestern university Chica go was on the witness stand for crossexamination as the trial of Clarence Campbell on a charge of murder was resumed today Professor Goddard yesterday in testifying for the state explained his reasons for believing that a bul let from Campbells gun killed Jack Harris who was slain in a boot leggers war hero last April Members of the jury examined two bullets thru a microscope Pro fessor Goddard said that one of the bullets was taken from the body of Harris and that the other was fired from the gun claimed to have been found on Campbell after the shoot ing He said the markings on the two bullets were identical Defense Attorney George Wilson was granted permission to examine the evidence introduced by God dard before he began his crossex amination today Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks weak liquidation resumes bear raids Bonds irregular German sent to new low on heavy selling Curb weak pivotal stocks yield 1 to 3 points Foreign exchanges irregular German mark firm Sugar easy commission house selling Coffee lower European Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat weak German political rumors and increased Russian offer ings Corn weak sympathy with wheat nnd lower cash markets Cattle steady at decline Hogs steady to higher Associated Press Photo Its no use We cannot win Sir Thomiis Lipton watching his yacht lose tho fourth straight race to the Enterprise gave up hope of ever taking tho Americas GIRLS CHARRED BODY FOUND IN STRAW STACK Farmer Held Denies All Knowledge of Slaying ROSEAU Sept 9 Charred parts the body oE Anna Wold 25 who disappeared Aug 24 were found late yesterday in a straw pile near Haug an in land town 20 miles from here Coun ty authorities revealed today They said the girl an expectant mother had been alain CarJ 30 on whoso farm tho straw pilo wai located admitted county authorities said that his relations with the girl had been intimate Brandevold was in jail today on a charge of first de greo murder Ho denied any know ledge the crime which 5s believed to have occurred shortly after the girl left her home near Haug a month ago ostensibly to visit neigh bors The girls skull and one leg were found in he burned straw pile while the torso partly plowed underthe surface of the field was unearthed nearby Other parts of the body wcro discovered a short distance away She was the daughter of An ton J Wold a farmer Miss Wolds absence had occa sioned no alarm as she frequently had left home for various periods visiting neighbors or working on nearby farms The requst two weeks ago of a neighbor for her assistance at housework however revealed her disappearance and her father noti fied county authorities Brandevold was taken into cus tody Wednesday after tha girls coat and a string of beads had been found on the farm but he denied knowledge of the girls whereabouts Further search of the farm brot the dismembered body to light yester day Partly Identified as One of Bank Bandit LINCOLN Nebr Sept 19 Beryl Kirk Omaha exconvict was partially identified by bank officials and employes today as one of the men who robbed the Lincoln Nation al bank Wednesday of in cash and securities irl Aviator Gave Hint of Seeing Fate Ruth Alexander Left Farewell Letter to Husband SAN DIEGO Cal Sept W arewell letters indicate that fore iodings of disaster rode with Ruth Uexander a secret bride when she net death on a fogshrouded hillside yesterday at tha outset of a pro ected onestop transcontinental flight One was addressed to her parents equesting a quiet funeral in case f death The other was to her hus mnd Robert A Elliott reserve naval pilot and her former flying in structor Together with the letters ound in her hotel room was a mar riage certificate which showed they were married at Yuma Ariz June 21 Wrote to Parents She wrote To my husband Bob Life is strong honey If I have you do not grieve for me Dut be content Finish your work down here and make mo proud of you as I ever will be at your side And when you come I will wel come you Always I will love and wait for you And sweetheart keep my pretty wedding ring always with you Ruth A wedding ring a tiny silver cir cle set with small diamonds was in Turn to Page 6 Colnam WORLD LEAGUE REVISION DRAWS CUBAN PROTEST Hoover Efforts May Be Unavailing Says Briton UNION DEMANDS NEW FARM LAW Federal Farm Board Has Failed Utterly Says Convention DES MOINES Sept 19 Iowa farmers union today called up on congress to reconsider and en act into law the principles of the WcNaryHaugen bill asserting that tha federal farm board has failed utterly to stabilize the price of a single farm product In a resolution adopted unani mously at the closing session of its state convention the farmers union asked congress to make tho legisia ion a complete and full substitu tion for the measures creating and sustaining the present farm board The resolution said that under farm board administration and in ho face of a serious drought the prices of farm products have dropped to tho lowest levels in years Taking cognizance of the large number of automobile accidents in Iowa the resolutions urged the leg islature to provide both for strin gent penalties for traffic violations and systematic and cffectivo in forcement of all automobile laws It recommendsd the double line mark ing be used on all paved roads Glenn B Miller of Albia today was the new president of the Iowa Farmers union succeeding Milo Reno of Des Moines Miller and Reno also were elected delegates to the national conven tion to be held at St Paul Minn Nov 18 pENEVA Sept 19 Bak er British spokesman in a speech told the league of nations assembly committee today that ef forts of the Hoover administration to bring the United States into the world court might be embarrassed seriously by Cubas opposition to the protocol for a revision of the court statute affecting the term of court sessions Professor Baker called attention to a letter of Secretary of State Stimson to President Hoover which asserted that American interests before the world court as regards advisory opinions would be safe guarded by a special provision in the revised statute aa well as by the Root formula which is embod ied in the protocol Cubas Position Uncertain Under pressure of Professor Bakers declaration and further in sistance by the French and Belgian delegations It was understood to day that the Cuban delegation would collaborate in bringing the proctocol immediately in for effect But it was by no means certain that the Cuban government would be willing to abandon itsopposi tion The what to do in the situation by Cubas opposition was not iibwever completely cleared Cuba maintain ed that entering Into effect of the protocol affecting the number and status of judges was against her interests Senor Ferrara member of the Cuban delegation said that 22 or 23 stateshad not ratified the pro tocol He said Cuba might ratify after other states had It Judges Suggested The French and Belgian repre sentatives suggested that 11 judges Turn in TIIRC 6 Column Pilots Are Burned to Death in Plane Crash FAU CLAIRE Wis Sept L1 Boland 25 and Harry Inderbe 26 were burned to death at p m today when their plane crashed and burst into flames about 12 miles south of Strom Wis R village 30 miles from here Special Grand Jury Indicts Two on New York Graft Charges NEW YORK Sept 19 indictments were returned today by a special grand jury investigating allegations that the appointment of George F Ewald as a city magis trate in 1927 was purchased The names of the persons named in the indictments were withheld in accordance with a rule that the names must be kept secret until the accused are arraigned in court Principals in the case have been Ewald himself Mrs Ewald who made a loan to a Tammany district leader in 1927 Martin J Healy who received the loan and Thomas T Tommancy thru whose hands the money passed To Speak in Davenport DAVENPORT Sept 19 Louis Wiley business manager of the New York Times wil address the Davenport Advertisers club Oct 21 The Chamber of Commerce has been invied by the club to hear him Tree Sitter Refuses to Come Down Until His Competitor Does HUNTINGTON W Va Sept 19 Meade 15 aloft in a tree for more than 160D hours refuses to descend and attend school Im sticking says James until Jimmy Schools goes down Young Schools ascended an hour ahead of Meade Tonight the city school board will hold a special session to determine whats to be done about it IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday except possible thunderstorms Friday after noon and Friday night In cast portions cooler Friday nlglrt and in south portions Satur day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday an Minimum in Night fift At 8 A M Flday G7 Rainfall Trace Thursdays maximum lacked only one degree of equaling the Septem ber record established on tho after noon of Sept 12 A brisk breeze out of the south was suggestive of the parching winds which marked the weather of midday July this year Friday morning the wind was try ing to get around into the north west which almost without fail i a cause or an accompaniment of cool er weather A killing frost remains the one big objective of Mason Citys hayfever sufferers ;