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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 11 North Iowas Edited for iiLON E R MS MEM ART r P r o F i o w A 7 S DINES I A VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON TTTY TOWA IVIAOUIN ljlJ1 IUWA OO 1 QQH 22 ly30 rTTTTHTi UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE JsfO 298 Mother Is Fighting Yet Wants to See Lewis Licked Before She Dies By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N GTON Sept 22 CPA Mary Jones who cele brated her one hundredth birth day some months ago but now barely alive Is startling tho la BOI world by an energetic death bed fight to oust John L Lewis from the presi dency of the United Mine Workers of Am erica Shfl has given to John Walker or Chica go leading the campaign against Lewis I only hope I may live long enough to see John L Lewis licked Mother Jones is quoted as saying as heart stimulants are adminis tered Mother Jones now is a symbol rather than an makes this attack all the more po tent MOTHER JONES realizes she has lived to become a symbol to the underdog1 worker In an interview I had with her three years ago the last interview ol any length she ever gave she said I intend to last at least up to 100 Its an even Turn o Togo S Column 5000 ATTEND ALGONA EVENT Air Races Run Off Without i Mishap Dickinson Is Speaker 22 A crowd es timated at 5000 persons was In at tendance at the annual air races held here yesterday under the pides of the Hagg post of the American Legion L J Dickinson Algonas candidate for the United States senate was the principal speaker of the day The races were sponsored by the National Aeronautical association and K P Henkle secretary of the Des Moines chapter of the associa tion acted as referee Sylvan Hugelen Leland aviator demon strated the Waco glider Cityan Wins The air races which are annually sponsored by the AJgona American Legion post was without a single mishap Flyers were present from all parts of Iowa Eighteen mile OX 5 race First Dick Hawley of Iowa City Curtis Robin plane second Fuller of Mil ford third L B Schmidt of Wat erloo Drops Near Target Bomb dropping contest First Wilbur Magll of Algona who dropped within 12 feet of the tar get second Bill Reedholm of Box holm third L B Schmidt of Wat erloo Eighteen mile pony express race C P Kyaor of Ottumwa first Burton Garrett of Grinnell second Fuller of Milford third Kysor Wins Free for All Free for all race First C P Kysor of Ottumwa second Burton Garrett offGrinnell third Burt Mc Mahon of Sioux City Monocoupe race Won by H Christensen of Eagle Grove M5 First John Walatkl of Boone second BUI Reedholm of Boxholm Stunt flying waa also included in the program Twentyfive ships were here for the events AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon Jim was better off dead than livin with a wife like Clara but I was kind o surprised when his sister got a floral horseshoe for the coffin GOVIN DIES IN JUMP Economic Collapse Revolution Danger in Cuba TWO AMERICANS HELD IN CHILEAN REBEL ATTEMPT Five Passengers of U S Pilots Charged With Plotting BUENOS AtRES Argentina Sept 22 American avia tors whose names were given as Michel son pilot and Morrison me chanic were arrested with two ex iled Chilean generals and three civilians when they landed an air plane at a point near Concepcion yesterday The Chilean authorities according to advices reaching this city said the five Chileans had at tempted to promote a revolution tlit had not succeeded The two airmen according to Santiago advices reaching this ctty said they weremakiing a commer cial trip to Santiago and returning afterward to Argentina by way of Concepcion They said they had ex pected to continue on to Santiago today but thst the authorities had held them awaiting orders from the minister of the interior The Chileans arrested were Gen Redrado Enrique Bravos Col Maro duke Grove Luis Salas Nomo Car los Vicuna and Pedro Leon Ugalde President Colonel Carlos Tbauez assumedoffice for a six year term In July1927 His administration while devoid of military movements has survived several political storms which have involved numerous cabi net changes Concepcion is the third largest city in the republic and has a popu lation of about 65000 inhabitants It is located about 400 miles south of Santiago de Chile capital of the republic and its largest city KILLED OVER IOWA WEEKEND Two of Auto Fatalities Are Caused by HitandRun Drivers DES KOINES Sept 22 Automobile accidents fire suicide and a 1500 foot from a broken parachute caused the death of 11 persons in Iowa over the weekend Seven were killed in automobile mishaps two when struck by hit andrun drivers Paul LeRoy Govin 30 of Mason City was killed in an attempted parachute leap from an airplane at Alta Vista John M Corey 53 far mer of near Elkhart hanged him self friends said because of de spondency over family difficulties Dies From Burns Eldeane Thles 9 of Council Bluffs died from burns received when a can of linseed oil and tur pentine burst into flames while be ing heated on the kitchen stove Her mother Mra Minnie Thics 41 of Shelby was so badly burned in an effort to rescue her that she died this morning George Bickcl 41 Vinton insur ance man and C H Moon 65 re tired Vinton merchant were killed in an automobile collision near Palo Mrs Moon was seriously hurt and four of Bickels children in jured Mrs Arthur Trask 50 o St Louis was killed and her husband possibly fatally injured when their automobile overturned In loose gravel near Hawk eye Three Are Injured Mra Otto Jensen 23 of Sioux Falls S Dak was killed when a car driven by Ray Conklin Sioux Falls plunged Into a ditch near Merrill Three persons were injured Mrs H H Richards 37 of Dex ter was killed when her husbands automobile was struck by one driv en by Ila Sturgeon of Des Moines near Winterset Victims of hitandrun drivers were Mrs Margaret Lange 68 of Davenport and Richard Ollnger 11 of Ainsworth both of whom were killed Saturday night Ollnger waa struck while returning from a fish ing trip near his home while Mra Lange was killed in front of her home on a farm near Davenport Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept reading in this morn ings papers where U S senator so and so had just returned from Russia de scribed what was needed there and sen ator whats his name told of conditions I n jcentral Europe laud what was needed to properly put them on a paying basis Now there is 96 of em in there Now wouldnt you think there would be one of em that would take a squint at home and ten us what was the matter with us not that there is anything but just in case there was Remember to send your dollar airmail to Mayor Walker to help buy Llpton a new yafiht Yours WILL ROGERS 4 BODIES TAKEN FROM BUILDING FIRE Dish U e r y Hidden in Toledo Factory Explodes TOLEDO Ohio Sept 22 Four bodies were taken from the ruins of the Carl Weber Manufac turing company plant here early to day after a series of explosions in tho building were followed by fire The explosions shattered tho second story of the brick building and blew out n wall The bodies of the four persons were not identified at once The first estimate of the building damage was 15000 The causa has not been determined Search for additional bodies was begun at once Eviflencea ol Still The Weber company is listed as manufacturers of boiler compounds ant iron preservatives When firemen entered the burning plant they said they found evidences of a large dis tilling layout in the building includ ing two large stiils two 550gallon tanks 300 onegallon tanks and an assortment of copper tanks and tubing An explosion of a still caused the fire Richard Lawler district fire chief mid Identification of tha four killed in the blast is expected to be diffi cult owing to the condition of the bodies Automobile Seen A resident of the vicinity said that at midnight 20 minutes before the blast he saw a large automo bile pull up In front of the factory Two men went into a rear door stayed a few minutes and departed The building is owned by John A Freeboorn who said he did not know the names of the tenants as the building was leaded by his attor ney The attorney William C Rowe said a man who gave his name as Carl J Weber Cleveland rented the building the latter part of July for a boiler compound factory Garner Boy Run Over by Truck No Bones Broken in Accident GARNER Sept Eng stler 17 son of Mr and Mrs Charles Engstler while working on the grading of No 18 was acci dentally knocked down by a ruck containing three tons of gravel The truck passed over Pauls thigh bruising the flesh and loosening the ligaments The depression in the roll where hia leg was preased by the truck explained why bones were not broken He is under a physlciana care in the home of his parents TRADE BOARD IS RESPONSIBLE IN WHEAT SELLING Hyde Ready to Prevent Grain Speculation by Soviet WASHINGTON Sept 22 Consideration of any possible official action to prevent depression of tho American wheat market by foreign governments was held in abeyance today pending investiga tion of Russian wheat operations by the business conduct committee of the Chicago board of trade Responsibility for making such transactions impossible was placed by Secretary Hyda upon the ex changes but he said it was his duty to see that American institutions were regulated to prevent them Leaves for Michigan Before leaving yesterday on a brief trip to Michigan the agricul ture secretary said investiga tion of the Rus sian wheat trans actions showed n total of 7500 000 bushels had been sold short during a period of four days by the all Russian Textile Syndi cate During the period he said wheat prices were depressed five cents He in ARTHUR M J HYDE dicated further investlgaion be made of the Russian deals by the department on the strength of a statement by E V Belitzky presi dent of the Textile Syndicate that the operatons had extended over a period of months Commenting on the claim that tho short sales constituted legiti mate hedging on cash sales in other markets Hyde was sharply critical of Russian exportation of wheat at a time when that government he said is rationing Its people and doling out food on food cards Not Hydos Job It is not my province he added to pass judgment upon policies of foreign government If they elect to sell wheat abroad at a time when they find it necessary to ration their own people and to shoot men for forging food cards that is their business Nor is it within my power to discover their motives In bear ing American markets But it is my province and my duty to expose such transactions and to insist that American Insti tutions be so regulated as to make such transactions impossible I hope the futures exchanges of this country on their own Initiative will have sufficient foresight and public spirit to make such changes in their rules as may be necessary Hyde said the Russian sales rob ably were not responsible for all of Turn to Pago ff Column POLICE NAB 1ST PUBLIC ENEMY Arrest of Dago Mangano Leaves 24 Still at Large CHICAGO Sept 22 naboed the first public enemy since vagrancy warrants were issued for them today in tho person of Dago Lawrence Mangano reputed Capone gambling chief on the west side One of the 26 public enemies listed by the Chicago crime com mission Danny Stanton was al ready in custody on various charges when the warrants were issued last week Manganos arrest leaves 24 of them still at large True bills were reported voted against Dominic Bello and Dominic Brancato on charges of carrying concealed weapons These two gang sters were branded yellow cow ards by Judge John H Lyle when he granted them a change of venue last week ACCUSED OF SELLING SHORT A view of the New York offices of the Amtorg Trading corporation Kussia which Secretary Hyde of the agriculture department charges has been Belling bushels of wheat in the ChicaRo market in an effort to brine down tlio American price Peter A JJogdanov Inset chairman of tho Amtorj corporation board of directors denied that the AllRussian Textile syndicate which engineered the wheat manipulations inChicago is a subsidiary of his firm which controls Russias business deals in America BISHOP LEONARD EPISCOPAL DEAD Death of Noted Churchman at 82 Due to Heart Trouble GAMBIER Ohio Sept 22 The death of Bishop William A Leonard of the diocese of Ohio has deprived the Protestant Episcopal church of one of its most noted leaders Bishop Leonard who had presided over the Ohio diocese for 42 years died at his summer home here yes terday from heart trouble and the infirmities of old age He was 82 years old Bishop Leonard was the oldest active bishop in the church botli in age and in point of service and twice was titular head of the church He was nationally noted for his devotional and philanthropic works He published a number of books and magazine articles Brief services will be held here tomorrow and the body taken to Cleveland where it will He in state at Trinity cathedral until final serv ices are held Thursday afternoon The Rt Rev Warren L Rogers of Cleveland automatically became bishop of the diocese of Ohio Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks weak pivotal shares at new low for movement Bonds irregular German issues under pressure Curb weak utilities lead decline Foreign exchanges easy German documents sag Sugar easy Cuban selling Butter unsettled Coffee higher firmer Brazilian markets CHICAGO Wheat easy record visible supply and beneficial rains Argentina Corn easy good rains Indiana and bearish crop estimate Cattle irregular Hogs steady to weak Railroad Board Hears 17 Extension Requests DES MOINES Sept 22 stato board of railroad commission ers today lieard 17 applications for extending transmission lines in Clay Dickinson Linn Dalian Guthrle Scott Clinton Franklin Dubuque Buchanan Clayton Wood bury Delaware Carroll and Mahas ka counties GHICAGOWHEAT SETS NEW LOW Prices on Board of Trade Take Greatest Slump in 24 Years CHICAGO Sept 22 prices on the Chicago board of trada eased down today to levels unknown In 21 years influenced partly by a swelling supply of do mestic grain and unsettled further perhaps by an Impending investi gation of short selling here by so viet Russian government represen tatives The final quotations in the pit were only 4 to cent a bushel be low Saturdays last prices but the decline was sufficient to establish new low records September wheat finished at 80 cents and Decem ber at 84 The most disturbing element was the report of an increase of 3947 000 bushels in the visible domestic supply of wheat now standing at the unequaled total of 202620OOC bushels A year ago it only 188 343000 bushels Investigation of the Russian short sales on tho local board was begun by the business conduct com mittee of the exchange late today The committee was called together by President John Bunnell of the board in response to telegraphic requests of Secretary Hyde of the department of agriculture that the speculative transactions engineerec by Russian Interests in an allegcc attempt to depress prices be exam ined and board of trade rules stud led in the light of these develop ments Herbert Hoover Jr Is Tubercular Says White House Doctor WASHINGTON Sept 22 Dr Joel T Boone the white physician said today a complete di agnosis of the illnesn of Herber Hoover Jr lias disclosed a rmal tubercular Infection In his chest The diseased area ia small Cap tain Boone said Since thediagnoai has been made early there is every reason to view the outcome of th presidents sons illness optlmis Ucally The condition was held to be a re sult of the general run down con dition of the 28yearold man He will stay at the mountain camy probably until frost comes and then will be brot to the white house for another complete examination Young Hoover has taken a leave of absence from his business con nections as vice president of the western Air Express U S Action fs Necessity Says Walsh overty Feeds Flame of Revolt Claims Senator WASHINGTON Sept 22 rly economic collapse in Cuba ac c o m p a n led by Senator Walsh democrat achusetts Mass today unless immediate A m e r lean gov ernmental influ ence is exerted Poverty and u n e m p loyment are feeding the lames of revolt he senator who aas just returned from a visit to he island repub lic said Charges of extreme tyrTHOMAS WALSH anny disregard of human life trial without jury dishonesty in office no free rampant Charges Staggering These charges are staggering be cause of their universality with res pect to usurpation of power and dis regard of fundamental politica rights If the Cuban question reaches the political crisis that is threatened the American people may prepan themselves for revelation mos startling character Walsh maintained the TJnitei States could rot avoid liie respon sibility of assuringthe Cuban peo ple an honest election while the present treaty relationship exist be tween the two countries Cuba Most Important The Cuban question he contin ued will be fhe most important one before the American government In the next few months We should either abandon our obligations un der the socalled Platt amendment or we should vigorously insist upon an honest firancial policy in Cuba and above everything else demand untrammeled elections To do less Is faithlessness to our obligations and Is discreditable to our reputation at home and abroad We have n duty to ourselves as well as Cuba nnd that duty requires us to avoid nny responsibility for what may happen by acting now be fore it is too ate to avoid a share in the indictment the world will make when all the facts are known MASONCITYMAN WAVES TO ALTA VISTA AUDIENCE Falls 1500 Feet When Ring on Parachute Break s ilTHEN the lower ring of his para VV chute broke at Altn Vista day afternoon Paul LeRoy Govin 30 years of age 320 Delaware ave nue southeast fell 1500 feet and was Instantly killed He had lived n Mason City for the past year and was well known for his spec acular stunts Mr Govin who had done much parachute jumping leaped from a piano operated by Bob Stealev Al aert Lea Minn at a height of about 1800 feet The parachute opened perfectly but after about 300 feet from the plane according o word received from eye wit nesses Mr Govin was seen to leave the parachute He waved his hand at the crowd as he started his headlong dash thru the air and was crushed when he struck the ground The para chute which was opened came to the ground perfectly Mr Govin fell on the airfield Had Carried Passengers Mr Speeler and Mr Govin had gone to Alta Vista Sunday after noon when Mr Speeler took up passengers Mr Govin did not pilot the plane since he had lost his avia tors license About 5 oclock in the afternoon Mr Govin went up In the Stealer plane to make his jump before the crowd He gathered a collection before making the fatal leap Following the accident Mr Stealer flew to Mason City and in formed Ricnara Powell service man Turn to Illffn B Column CATHOLIC PARTY REACHES OMAHA Thousands Greet Dignitaries Attending Eucharistic Congress OMAHA Nebr Sept 22 Headed by hia excellency the most Rev Pietro FumasoniBiondi of Washington papal delegate to the United States a party of dignitar ies of the Catholic ihurch arrived here today to attend the sixth na tional eucharistic congresi which opens tomorrow A large crowd of Catholics was headed by Bishop F Rummel Oma ha host of the congress Thousands greeted the high church officials Among those In the party which accompanied tho papal delegates were Bishop Joseph W Schrembs of Cleveland Ohio patron of the con gresa tho Moat Rev Francis J L Beckman archbishop of Du buque the Rt Rev Henry Rolilman hishop of Davenport and Bishop Jo seph Schlarman of Peorin 111 Archbishop Biondl will be official ly welcomed to Omnha tonight rtt i civic reception at which Gov Ar thur J Weaver Nebraska will greet him The opening mass of the three day spiritual gathering will be cel ebrated tomorrow by the Italian churchman Ho will read at that tlmo a personal letter from Pope Piua to those attending tho con gress Masked Bandit Robs Centerville Theatei CENTERVILLE Sept 22 rt The Ritz theater was robbed of last night by a manw ho held up Nell Rosa ticket seller Miss Ross said the bandit held a hand kerchief over his face LIQUOR IS FOUND IN WRECKED CAR Bernard Family Escapes In jury When Car Is Rammed CHARLES CITY Sept of a trio of three whose car ram med the car occupied by the A W Bernard family last evening waa found later by the side of the J C Penney store He gave the name of Marlon Law Cedar Rapids The car which jammed the Ber nard car at tho corner of East Clark and Wisconsin streets bore a No 49 license plate The other two occupants of the car disappeared Officers in searching the car found a quantity of liquor The Bernard family escaped with out injuries Law was placed in the county jail where he is recovering from minor bruises IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Monday night warmer except in tho extreme joutli portion Tuesday partly cloudy except probably showers In the extreme northwest por tion continued warm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 76 Minimum In Night 43 At B A M Monday 57 Figures for 1ke period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 09 Minimum In Night 40 Altha Sunday was as beautiful a day as the mind could conceive there was a tang of autumn In tho air Tho sun shone brightly but the mercury rose no higher than 76 Nothing soun3 quite so seasonable now ay thu tiump of a football on the vaacnt city lot or the call of the duck over the marshy lake ;