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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 4, 1930, Mason City, Iowa I North Iowas Edited for the Home AH r OF IOtV4 OPS MO INES I A VOL XXXVI FJVE CENTS PER COPY NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOUTH LCHVANS NfcUUHBUKS OPENING INSTALLMENT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SKKV1CK MARON PTTV Tn W A A A MAbUM CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 4 1930 UNITED PRESS AND NEWS SUpPUSMBNTAL HOME EDITION She SwJms to CHAPTER 1 JOHN SPURGEON came into Katherine Wilmots living room with EDISONS CHOICE nothing His voice was harsh are determined opened big gray eyes at him Ive wanted to M I not ever if Dad had lived But now She WQ f w is the only thing that makes it bearable a mmUte might stay here and marry he Kitty got up restlessly to walk to the window Maple street was quiet homelike treelined Pretty houses on either side a pretty house John lived in another as pretty equally as She turned a sweet face to the rather stern one before her Hell always live in Hillerton she thot Hell always be a nice little lawyer with a nice little prac tice His house will be a nice place Chouse and he wants a nice little wife to have nice little children and think of nice little meals for them laud him and nothing else No No1 A conversation with her father Icame bade to her could it have been only a month ago Youre much too pretty to stay single very long When you do marry I want it to be a strong man a big man a man with nerve and wit Donald Wilmot had said Meaning John Kitty had laughed u Hes not the bravest or the big hist Or the kest in the world cul a man But he was a kUftle undecided about things and aecision was Kittys strong point IHhe knew good from bad quite un at least in her own mind fehe knew what she did Kiot want John Spurgeon f John dear I cant she salt jfat last I am as fond of you as I can be youve been like a brother to me for years cant stay here I you I dont marry any one itijer answerviatty had to et you know there was a home and He laid the envelope on the table picked up his hat and walked out of the door his head up but as if he didnt see Ill be here with the car at four fifteen tomorrow to take you to the He was gone Kitty did not even go to the window to look after him Oh how I am going to live She stretched her rounded arms to full length Im going to Turn to 4 Column August Perganbe of Luverne Dies After Illness From Boils LUVERNE Aug Per ganbe 70 retired farmer here died yesterday afternoon following an illness of several weeks with car buncles on his neck He had been a resident of the community for years Funeral services will be conduct ed in the Lutheran church here and burial will be in the local Luther an cemetery Mr Perganbe was born in Germany He settled near Lu verne shortly after his arrival in this country and became one of the large land owners in the county He is survived by his wife one daughter Mrs Carl Schipull and sons Albert August Carl Edward Fred and Henry All of the chil dren are grown and live on farms in the vicinity of Luverne Americanism Fighting a mob to get a yard of 10cent lace for 0 cents waiting to buy stocks until the price is high Times AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen Ella Maes gin n right good manners except sometimes she forgets pops her gum in church Fall college training free of charge is this youths since he is announced as winner of Thomas A Edisons scholarship contest sit West Orange N J He Is Arthur O Williams Jr of ICast 1rovincc It I und won coyest over outstanding boys from each of the 48 states find the District of Columbia SIX DROWN ON SUNDAY OUTING Father and Five Children Die When Boat Carrying 12 Capsizes LOUISVILLE Ky Aug 4 A Sunday outing of three related families at a fishing camp on the Ohio river near here ended in trag edy yesterday when a boat carrying nine small children and three adults capsized Five children and the of one of them were drowned Joseph Guenthner 45 his daugh ter Matilda 12 his nieces Mildred 12 and Mary Lee Guenlhner 10 his nephew William Guenthner Jr 9 and a cousin Mary Louise Heich elbech 10 sank immediately The bodies were recovered several hours later Leo Guenthner 21 aijotuer son of the drowned man and pilot of the boat pulled three other children to the overturned craft and held them on top of it until aid arrived Law rence Shacklette swam ashore with a fourth child The craft a flatbottomed boat equipped with an outboard motor overturned when its pilot attempted to cut very vertically across a strong current Other members of the three families were attracted to the river bank by the screams of the children and witnessed the rescue of the survivors 1SSES PROMISE COURT Hearing on Biliings Pardon Continues Bomb Case Checked SAN FRANCISCO Aug 4 The supreme court today was prom ised new evidence at its hearing of an application for pardon by War ren K Billings convicted the 1916 Preparedness day bombing Captain Charles Goff who inves tigated the bombing said police had been checking details of the orig inal case and new witnesses proli ably would be brot before the court The hearng was originally called to permit John MncDonald Balti more waiter to testify MacDonald who identified the convicted men as the bombers at their trial lias told the court his evidence was false Chief Justice William H Waste announced he will call Mooney and Billings from their prison cells to testify at the hearing if he deems it necessary United Statesjo Scrap Three Battleships FIRST TO CARRY PROVISIONS OF NAVAL PACT Work of Cutting Down Tonnage to Be Begun This Fall WASHINGTON Aug 4 In ratifying the London naval treaty the United States today stood first also in placing its terms in effect Three of its battleships have been ordered withdrawn for scrapping this fall The Wyoming Utah and Florida will see the end of their long serv ice before the year is out The treaty does not require their disposal un til much later but besides the inter national disarmament example in volved the United States will find in their retirement a saving of nearly This economy Is the first to be made known by a government de partment since President Hoovers recent call for a reduction of all expenditures in the departments which will not lessen efficiency or cause unemployment The crews of the three vessels will be distributed thru the fleet which has practically no ships manned up to full strength Treaty provisions require that either the Utah or the Florida be scrapped or sunk within 12 months of the effective date of and the other within 18 months The Wyoniing may be retained for train ing purposes The treatys effective date will be the time that ratifications of the United States Great Britain and Japan are deposited in London when the pact will be proclaimed in force in the three nations Texas Train Derailed 2 Men Killed VRRNON Tex Aug 4 Two men are dead and 13 injured persons were being cared for in hos pitals here in Wichita Falls Elec tra and Fort Worth today as a re sult of the derailment yesterday of a Fort Worth and Denver railway passenger train at an underpass at Olclaunion near here F P Robinson 65 Wichita Falls engineer and A A Vance 40 Amarillo fireman were fatally in jured The railroad tracks had been knocked out of line when a heavily loaded truck failed to clear the trestle as it attempted to go thru the underpass on the highway Arthur Cummings driver of the truck heard the train approaching and ran up the embankment to the traces and flagged it but the train was traveling too fast to stop St Louis Endurance Sail on Into Third Week Overhead ST LOUIS Aug 4 two weeks of sustained flight com pleted at a m today Forest OBrine and Dale Jackson continued to soar on in their effort to regain the endurance record they lost re cently to the Hunter brothers at Chicago Early tomorrow morning the flyers will be within 200 hours of the Hunter brothers mark estab lished a month ago today after re maining aloft nearly 5S4 hours Their plane the Greater St Louis yesterday was equipped with a radio transmitter which will enable the flyers to broadcast their wants to the ground crew Heat Causes Suicide of Cedar Rapids Man CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 4 The heat caused Rudolph Lind hauer 30 to commit suicide yester day Coroner R A Vorphal said to day He fired two bullets into his chest Lindhauer who had been out of work for three weeks complained to his landlord that the heat was getting the best of him No inquest will be held Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Gal Aug that little jacking up J give Mr Hoover about the weather d 1 cl some good You know these re publicans just get careless that way They are so used to running every thing for s o long They just think it will go without them China is having a new and we are having truoble get ting into it We always have gunboats there so if there is any shooting why one of our boats will get shot at and that gives us the usual alibi But this time it seems we only had one gun boat And it had to maneuver around for days before it could get in the line of fire Yours WILL war YOUTH ORDERED TO ROB BRITVEN GROCERY STORE This Is the Story Told Police by Donald Shaffer pjONALD SHAFFER 14 years old 1627 Jefferson avenue northeast is being held in the Mason City jail for Investigation following an at tempted robbery at the Britven and sons grocery store 104 Seventeenth street northeast about 1 oclock Sunday night Donald has a wound from a 22 gun in his left arm just below the elbow which he claims came from his resistance when a Mexican John Uomez ordered him to rob the store The Mexican followed him he states to a place where his family had planted some corn on Washing ton avenue He was husking some of the corn when he saw a gun glint and the next moment felt the pain in his arm Could Not Start Car I was standing there by the store and this Mexican told me to break in Donald told the police I told him I didnt want to because I thot I hearr someone inside Then I went awny When showed the iron bar by police and asked if he recognized it Donald replied that he had never seen it before Members of the Britven family had seen a youth dressed as Donald trying to open the garage in con nection with the store He gave up after a while and walked to the street where a Ford coupe was parked and threw an iron bar which he had been using into the car The boy had some difficulty cranking the car and spent about 15 minutes trying to get it started As soon as he had left the Britvens notified the police About 2 oclock Detective Risacher and Patrolman Vanum found him near his home on Jefferson avenue driving homeward in the Ford coupe Details Are Huzy An effort is being made by local police to locate Gomez Young Shaffer states that Gomez told him to keep still about the affair The Mexican said if I told anyone he would fill me full of holes he said Police officers stated that several phases of the lads story were con siderably rnzy W KIPP BLAST VICTIM TO BE BURIED TUESDAY Tank in Boiler Explodes Fatally Injuring t Oldest Roman Catholic Prelate in America Dies Engin State of New Jersey Must Extradite Dog ATLANTIC CITY N J Aug 4 7P the state of New Jersey wants to execute Jiggers it will have to extradite him first Jiggers a wirehaired fox terrier was death Saturday by Reorder Altman for biting a wo man but his mistress Mrs Dora Kauker spirited him to the home of her mother in New York eer services for William Kipp 57 years of age who died of Injuries received Saturday after noon from an explosion in the boiler of the heating plant of Mercy hos pital will be held at 9 oclock Tues day morning at the Mercy hospital chapel The Rev J V Baccl chap lain at the hospital will be in charge Burial will be in St Josephs cemetery The body was removed from the Meyer funeral home Mon day afternoon to the hospital chapel Rosary will be said at 8 oclock Monday night at the chapel by the Knights of Columbus The right side of Mr Kipps face was smashed by the explosion and his skull was fractured One side of his body wag paralyzed and he suf fered bruises on his body He died at 8 10 oclock Saturday night Phy sicians held no hope for his recov ery He was unconscious after the accident and never regained con sciousness Placed Tank in Boiler Mr Kipp and Roger Wfebster em the WJ Daly company had tSlcen a a refrigeration system j to the boiler room They placed it in th boiler with the expectation that the heat would remove the lime caking on the tank Then Mr Webster saw a blue flame spurt out of the tank he told Fire Chief Dan H Shire Lookout shes going to ex plode yelled Mr Webster It is believed the effect of heat on brass probably caused this blue flame No responded Mr Kipp Mr Webster started to run ward the steps but Mr Kipp to re Turn to Page z Column MOSLEMS AND HINDUS FIGHT Five Killed and 16 Injured in Indian Religious Riots 0 BALLIA Ind Aug 4 persons were killed and 16 wounded when a crowd of Moslems armed with sticks sought to halt a proces sion of 15000 Hindus Attempting to break up the ensuing fight the police fired into the crowds The Hindus made a determined march past a Mosque in defiance of a magistrates order Several hundred Moslems gath ered near the mosque to prevent the advance of the procession When they came to grips it re quired heavy police detachments to break up the demonstrations Burial of Milwaukee Archbishop to Be in Switzerland MILWAUKEE Wis Aug 4 LP Sebastian G Mess mer 83 of Milwaukee who die last night in Switzerland was thi oldest Roman Catholic prelate in America For more than a year he had been in ill health Twice doc tors despaired of his life Goldach where death occurred was his native city and 5esterday was less than a month away from his eightyfourth birthday which would have been on Aug 29 Archbishop Messmer a pictures que figure in church circles be cause of his white beard and ruddy countenance fell ill last fall of a Jronchial ailment and finally went to Chlncuba La for treatment at a convent Once before he had been seriously ill with heart trouble a recurrent ailment A native ol Switzerland he had become bishop of Green Bay Wis in 1892 and in 1903 became archbishop of Milwau kee succeeding the Most Rev E C Matzer Monsignor Bernherd Traudt of the archdiocese today received the following cablegram Mon slgjior Breig of Milwaukee who made the trip with the archbishop Archbishop died at very suddenly The sacraments of the church were administered to him by me personally On his dying request interment will take place at Goldach Thursday S fi MUSSMEU LUNDGREN OFF ON FIRST LAP Hollywood Aviator Starts Try at Flight Around World LOS ANGELES Aug 4 led Lundgren Hollywood aviator tartiug on a round the world light took off from United airport at a m today headed for Kan sas City and Roosevelt field New York W L Silver and V II Kmerson aircraft company official accom panied tho flyer The Blue high wing monoplane took the air easily with 500 gallons of gasoline enough to make a non stop flight However Lundgren said he would make one stop Slier and Emersin will leave the plane in New York where Lundsrnn will be joined by a copilot whose name was not disclosed Lundgren said he hoped to girdle the work in 200 hours flying time The route includes Berlin Omsk Tokyo the WINDY CITY IS 100 YEARS OLD Chicago Observes Founding of Village at River Mouth CHICAGO Aug 4 second largest city is 100 years old today On Aug4 1830 the RiverMouth marshland settlement known as Fort Dearborn became Chicago thru the publican of James Thompsons village plat Thompson came to Kaskaskia 111 on the Mississippi in 1814 He was a school teacher captain of militia a surveyor and a judge The village was not incorporated until three years later the cente nary of which will be celebrated with the 1933 worlds fair lowun Dies of Burns COFFEYVILLE Kans Aug 4 B Anderson 29 an oil operator of Sioux City died in a hospital yesterday of pneumonia re sulting from burns received July 21 in an explosion of a gas well south east of Tyro Kans Great Circle route to Seattle then back to Los Angeles and Markets at a Glance NEW YORK American Tele phone advances more than 5 points Standard In vestment issues firm Utilities lead small rally Foreign Exchanges Irregular Sterling holds firm unfavorable crop and weather advices Cuban support steadier Brazil ian markets CHICAGO large export sales and bullish French cables unfavorable crop and weather news Humboldt Bride Killed on European Honeymoon HUMBOLDT Aug Otis Hilton daughter of the flcv J J Share Methodist pastor here was killed in a wreck in Holland yesterday her father was notified today She and her husband were taking a wedding trip In Ruropc following their marriage here June 25 Mears Plans to Try Again Undismayed HARBOR GRACE N F Aug the wreck of his plan John Henry Mears today set aboi making new plans to regain th world circling record taken fron him by the Graf Zeppelin Mears plane the City of New York was wrecked at a m C S T yesterday when he at tempted to take off in the darl against the advice of airport of ficials Mears suffered a wrenched shoulder but his pilot Henry J Brown was unhurt The plane was total wreck We are temporarily down but not out Mears said We will try again If not this year in 1931 The airmen took off from Roose ield field N Y Saturday to break he record of 21 days for a globe circling flight held by the Graf Mears on two previous occasions had established rotindthe voild record in which however ic used fast boats for ocean cross ngs MASON CITY HAS HOTTEST DAY IN 6YEAR PERIOD Cool Weather Promised Crops Show Effects of Drought A fTER a lay of sizzling heat un surpassed in recent years North lowans Monday morning drew spe cial comfort from the forecast of cooler weather in the offing Between 3 and 4 oclock the mer cury in the GlobeGazettes govern ment specification thermometer uri River heights rose to 104fi degrees At the American beet sugar plan north of the cily the maximum was 103 degrees In the GlolieGfizcttes own rec ords which cover a period of 6 years this mark is unequalled The beet sugar companys files how ever reveal a maximum of 101 de grees for the afternoon of 20 1920 The GlobeGazettes or that particular day was 103 dn rcss Thren Iluin DlKuppoInlmunts In the early forenoon there WHK a right prospect rain In thfi inrlhwesitern part of the city there a brisk f minute downpour iut in the southeast section a Cew enough to Vic re corded in the GlobeGazettes nun Between 8 and 10 oclock in the evening another promise it would be called a threat if rain was not so badly needed developed Black clouds appeared lightning flashed thunder roared and a typical rain presaging wind blew But there was never a drop Again in the night there was flash lightning in the southeast and the sound of distant thunder ap parently drawingnearer was heard The result was a third disappoint ment Below Sundays Keronl Mondays resumption of Uie heiit wave got under way early From a minimum of 72 degrees In the early norning the mercury had climbed o SI degrees at S oclock At noon he temperature was M degrees Turn In InBi 2 Column TO LINGLE SLAYER Sam Hunt Sought as One of Gunmen Who Killed Zuta DELAFIIjJLtJ Wis Aug 4 A lefthand black glove similar to that discarded by the slayer of Alfred Jake Lingle in Chicago several weeks ago was found today n a cottage occupied by several men ihot to hiwe been tlie slayers of Jack Zuta MoranAtello payoff man at a resort hotel here A golf bug in which were shot jun shells similar to those that killed 55uta earlier had been dis covered The bag directed attention to Sam rlunt called by Chicago police the cuddybag slnycr who was ques ioned about two months ago in con nection with the attempt to kill Leo VIongovan on Chicagos north side n that case a caddy bag was found containing a machine gun Witnesses of the Zulu filaying id one of the five men who poured shots into Zuta was firing a ma chine gun A Miss Coaklcy daughter of the owners of the cottage in which the men arc believed to have awaited the appropriate time to kill Zuta found the black glove in a box Wife of Field Heir Files Divorce Suit RENO Nov Aufj 1 Evelyn Marshall Field filed suit for divorce hero today ufninst MarKljnl Field III an heir to Ihe great Mar shall Field fortune The paperR in the case were sealed but it was said by attorneys that tho charge wero desertion nbesmen Offer to Fight Nationalists BOMBAY India Aug A Lahore dispatch to the Times of India said that deputation of Balu ghi and Tmnandar tribesmen from Deraghzikhan district has offered the governor of Punjab the services of 20000 men and 500 horsemen to aid in combatting possible disturb ances arising from nationalist ac tivities SKt WcaJ IOWA WEATHER Slightly cloudy and cooler Monthly night thunderstorms In southern portion Tuesday generally fair and somewhat STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday I lit Minimum in Night At 8 A M Monday 81 Rainfall Tram Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Mavinium Saturday 9 Minimum in Night Not since the GlobeGazette in augurated its plan of maintaining itw own weather station six ago has there been a temperature1 ns high us that recorded Sunday Tile nearest approach was on July 20 3920 when a maximum of wns recorded Incidentally Sriuftyi reading was a full half degree the 101 mnrk almost enough to call it lOfl At noon the temperature hail reached M and at A oclock in tnu afternoon it had climbed to some 7 degrees under the Sunday reading t a corresponding hour ;