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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1930, Mason City, Iowa 1930 fLON E R H I S HEM ART D E P T OF I 0 A s un I HES I A VQL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COP THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAUKS ALL NORTH HHVANS NKIUHBUKS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKB BKKViUB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 19 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SGKV1UB NO 269 Senator Fess Libel Victim Politicians Guilty of Falsely Accusing Republican By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 10 CPA S i m eon Fess of Ohio is the vic tim of an atro cious libel Conscienceless politicians have started the yarn that his first act as chairman of the republican national commit tee succeeding Claudius H Hus ton resigned deposed or what was to choose for the G O Ps slogan in the approaching autumns con gressional strife the warcry It aint our fault CENATOR FESS is a distin J guished educator a former col lege president an English stylist 100 per cent pure To suggest that he ever included the vulgar collo quialism aint in his vocabulary not only is slanderous but ridic ulous True he did express some anxiety lest prejudice and ignorance lead a great many voters to blame the ad ministration for slack business a measure of unemployment and even for 1930s prolonged which as he views the agricultural situation furnishes the farmers with their only Just ground for pres ent complaint Accordingly he counseled a cam paign of education to convince the electorate that insofar as the times may appear more or less out joint it is not our ing the republican partys SUCH really legitimate objection as has been raised lo this plan seems to be based on Ihe contention that it places the G O P in an un comfortably defensive attitude strongly disrelished by can didates who argue that an attack is defense f statesman Of Senator Fess attainments the vowever is a canard on its siJ K rf illnatured for all lhat and the worst of it is that it evidently originatedin disgruntled republican circles The Ohio senator naturally expects to be misrepresented by Ttlm to TftKe 1T Column 2 CRESGG YOUTH IS KILLED IN WRECK David Connolly 17 Victim of Accident in City Limits CRBSCO Aug Con nolly 17 son of William Connolly died as the result of injuries re ceived in an automobile accident here yesterday afternoon Oren McGec 18 who was riding with Connolly when their car turned over in the ditch was badly bruised but was not seriously hurt Four teeth we re knocked out It is believed that the steering gear on the car became locked in some manner as the boys turned a corner The car dove off of the grade and turned over crushing the Connolly boy beneath it The crash victims were picked up by Claude Weatherford and rushed to the hospital McGce quickly re gained his strength but Connolly suffered a crushed chest and died within four hours after the acci dent Party Battle for Control of The air will always Be free but each year it costs more to breath Times AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Well if Ben marries a Kirl that spends all her time kccpin Hi in he aint got no luck coinin if doctor bills keep bis pockclhook in the same JOHN 0 TILSON MAKES DEFENSE OF REPUBLICANS Answers Jouett Shous6 Attack in His Press Statement WASHINGTON Aug 19 The battle for control of con gress was on in earnest today with leading spokesmen of the republican and democratic parties recording their views of the general issues on which the contest is to be decided at the November elections Jouett Shouse chairman of the democratic national executive com mittee placed the democratic side before the country in a radio address last night in which the ad m i n istration was charged with errors both of omission and commission An im mediate defense and counter attack was is sued in a statement to the press by John Q TILSON Tilson of Connecticut repuulican floor leader in the house of representatives Robert H Lucas executive director of the republican national committee already was on record with condemnation of the Terms Speech Shouses attack centered on the tariff bill farm relief and business depression President Hoover in his speech was made to share respon sibility with congress for the form taken by the tariff bill He was singled out also for individual crit icism in connection with the farm relief legislation adopted and for failure to check in advance the de pression which set in last fall Tilsontermed the democratic speech an amazing collection of half truths misstatements abuse and criticism Farm 1roducts Down Shouse said Tilson failed to sug gest a cure for a single thing which he criticized Instead of offering a constructive program as his listen ers had every right to expect him to do at this time he presented the regrettable spectacle of the at least verbal leader of a political party literally gloating over the economic distress of the country Shouse said farm proucts had de clined in price steadily since pas sage of the farm act he contrasted the Hoover 1928 campain speeches assuring continuation of prosperity Turn In Pnc 1 Column DRY CANDIDATE WOMEN FLYERS LEAVE PHOENIX Mrs Gladys 0DonneII Is in Lead in Womens Derby PHOENIX Ariz Aug 19 Pi Led by Mrs Gladys ODonnell Long Beach the national womens air derby contestants sped away from Phoenix today for Tucson Ariz Mrs ODonnell with an elapsed time lead of eight minutes 1 seconds from Long Beach Cal took off at 11 a m CST The other five contestants in cluding Miss Ruth Barron of Hoi lywood who arrived in Phoenix only an hour and a half before the takeoff having missed her course from Calexico yesterday to land i northern Arizona left in the fol lowing order Margery Doig Danbury Conn a m Jeane Larcne Kansas City a m Mildred Morgan Beverly Hills Cal a m Ruth Stewart St Louis a m Ruth Barron Hollywood n m Invva Towns Vote Franchises DES MOINES Aug in Nalural gas franchises were ap proved yeslcrday by voters in lhre Iowa towns Elriora Walnut am Stiiirt In all three of the election the proposals wcro favored by large majorities Powerful dry interests are believed to bo behind the lioom of Chancellor Charles W Flint of Syracuseuniversity for the republican gubernatorial nom ination In New York Dr Flint was formerly president of Cor nell college Mt Vernor Iowa Altho he hvs not an nounced his candidacy ho is looked upon with favor by up state republican women o p 50 Years Ago Is Fulfilled Center of Population Is Where Hilgard Put It WASHINGTON Aug 19 prophecy made 50 years ago con erning the spot at which the 1930 center of population of the United States would be found was pointed to today by Clarence E Batschelet census geographer as the most ac curate estimate available at this stage of the computations Undertaking on the basis of an nounced returns for the entire coun try to trace the movement of that mythical balance point from its 1920 resting place Batschelet said at this point of the calculations he could not improve on the old fig ure In 1872 he said a brilliant but little known mathematician Julius Erasmus Hilgard estimated the center of population would cling close to the thirtyninth parallel of latitude and would move 12r miles westward between 1870 and and an added 88 miles between 1900 and 1930 St Louis to Be Iivot Hilgard further prophesied that this hypothetical point will be about 30 miles east of St Louis in the year 2000 This he forecast would be just about its ultimate and the country could thereafter be depend ed on to maintain an approxima Turn l 2 Cnliimn Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Cal Aug in Mondays news were about as follows They have a homemade min i a t u r e golf course at Mr Hoovers Vir ginia camp so the hardships1 of his staying on the job all summer have been greatly exaggerated St Louis flyers come down to play vaudeville till somebody breaks their record when they will resume their flight King Carols coronation has been called off us nobody offered to buy the moving picture rights Three senators visiling Russia looking up material lo help pro long debate next session Yours WILL RCHJERS WILLIS BAGLEY IS MEMBER OF DROUGHTGROUP Mason City Man Put on Relief Committee by Governor WILLIS G C BAGLEY president of tha First National bank here and president of the Iowa Bankers association last year was appointed by Gov John Hammill as one of the nine members of a com mittee to consider the drought sit uation in Iowa and cooperate with the national committee to be named by President Hoover C J Weiser Decorah banker was also named by tne governor on the committee of which Mark G Thornburg secretary of agricul ture will serve as chairman Other members of the committee are Earl Elijah Clarence master farm er and president of the newly or ganized state livestock marketing company H H Epperson Sioux City representing the stockyards exchange W Harold Brenton Dal las Center land owner and finan cier Roy MurphyBurlington and Harry Hopley Atlantic stock raisers and R M Gunn of Bucking ham Farm Bureau representative Governor Hammill who returned Monday morning the Conference of governors which met atthe call of President Hoover said that the principal work of the committee would be to work out plans where by Iowa might assist states which lack feed for livestock The governor again emphasized that drought damage in the state was relatively small and that no outside aid was needed HYDE IS CHAIRMAN WASHINGTON Aug 19 Secretary Hyde was appointed by President Hoover today as chair man of the national drought relief committee The head of the agricultural de partment has already moved to as sure that farmers will get the bene fit of reductions made on freight shipments of grain in various sec tions having instructed county agents in affected regions to watch and report on the situation The na tional relief committee is to co ordinate federal activities for co operation with the groups being set up in stricken states The movement of feed for live stock into drought stricken areas will receive immediate attention The agriculture department agents have been charged by Mr Hyde to look to the interests of the farmer in watching application of the re duced shipping rates Other members of the national committee will be Chairman Leggi of the federal farm board Paul Bestor federal farm loan commis sioner Roy A Young governor of the federal reserve board John Barton Payne chairman of the American Red Cross R H Aish ton president of the American Railway association Ogden Mills under secretary of the treasury and Henry M Robinson president of the First National bank of Los Angelei TELL STORY OF SHIP DISASTER Only Masterly Seamanship Prevented Appalling WELLINGTON N X Aug D stories from passengers of the illfated Pacific passenger liner Tahiti reaching here todav from Pago Pago indicated thai masterly seamanship on the part ot the captains of both tho Tahiti and the rescue ship Ventura prevented an appalling disaster Twice before the Ventura arrived when there seemed no hope oC re cue at hand the Tahitis captain gave orders lo the passengers tc take tn tho lifeboats CHRISTENING THE WINNEBAGO OTHER PICTUKES OF THE FOKKST CITY JUBILEK CELEBRATION KK FOUND ON PAGE 12 L H PAMMEL of Ames host known perhaps of all Iowa conservationists is seen in this pic lure returning to Winnebago river a bowl of water received by him from Chief Eagleneck oC the Omaha Winnebago reservation Decatur Nebr The act was arsymbolof asealed contract under which the white men of Iowa promised the redmeh of Nebraska that the stream will from now on be called by the original Indian river This ceremony toolc ricturo liy Don Hclhling liirlt Slutlio place Monday forenoon at the dam east of Forest City as one event a threeday diamond jubilee Acceptance of the rechristened stream was made by W F Muse GlobeGazette editor as a spokesman for North Iowas lovers of outdoor life He was madean honorary chief of the the conclusion of the christen ing ceremony Twentynine Winnebago Indians all in flaming war paint and brilliant garb are to be seen in the background QFZUIACHEC New Names Are Added to Those of Gangsters Payroll rHICACO Aug 10 v checks signed by Ihe slain gang ster Jack Zutn each for and each made payable to State Senator Harry W Starr of the thirteenth Illinois dislrict were taken from the Zuta strong box today md made public by tiie stales attorney One check was dated Oct 5 192G and the other Oct IB of Ihe same year Starr wns elected to the stale senate in November of lint year Jie is a candidate for reelection on the republican ticket ut the ap proaching November election Chairman of Conimiltrn Senator Starr was chairman of the legislative committee which last year investigated the whoopee records of the Chicago sanitary district Senator Starr later said the checks had been given him by Zuta as fees in three suits in which he represented Zuta The cases in volved civil matters and he defend ed Zuta from a personal injury judgment Starr said He said he had been out of town and would communicate with Attorney Rath Turn In Tnmi Cnlmmi Markets at a Glance AUG 19 NEW YORK public utilities lead advance best inquiry for rails and utilities Eleclric Bond find Share rises 2 points Foreign Brazil at new 1030 low Cuban support European selling CHICAGO beneficial rains and bearish Kansas report improved conditions Kan sari CattleSteady Two Killed in Car Accident NearProtivin BlowOut of F r out Tire Causes Crash Three Injured CRESCO Aug blowout on tho front tire of a car war the cause of an accident about seven miles south of Protivin this morn ing which cost the lives of two men Three others in the group of chaii luuqua performern wcro injured but not seriously The two who were killed were S A Gudmundson Wintmtka Wash B Zapata a Filipino stu dent at the Kansas Slnale Agricul tural college Manhattan Knni who was working with the Associ ated Chautnuquas during the sum mer months In earn his way thru school Those injured were John Manhattan Kans alsn a student Jack Randall Kansas City and loo Regain also a Filipino and a stu dent at the Kansas school They were brot to the Mercy hospital in Cresco where they are receiving treatment With the Mowing out of the tire the car turned over in the ditch approximately three limes It was damaged beyond repair The group had given a program last night at Cassvillc Iowa and were on theii way to Geneva Minn for another chautjiuqua performance this even ing when the accident happened The bodies of the dead men were brot to Cresco where nrfnarnlions arc being made for sending them to their relatives Mr Zapata been in the United States about eight years Livingston Leads in Southern Air Derby HOUSTON Texns Aug 10 With a lead of four minutes ami 26 3i seconds over his only com petitor in the BrownsvilleChicago air derby Jack Livingston Aurorn 111 pilot landed here at p m today from Corpus Christ The other derbyile W C Moore of Kansas City arrived at Meat Market Sold NORA SPRINGS Aug Rudd meat market was sold recent ly by the administrator Roy Scheckler In Mr Xollcr nl Lono Rork who will lake possession Sept I The building in bring rortccor itlrd ind painted for Uio pro prietor Tells Bar Crowding and Idleness Are to Blame rHICAGO Aug IS W Grant Denver attorney told the criminal law section nf the Am erican Bar association today lhat dlcness and overcrowding of con victs and the evolution of a type of criminil were responsible for prison riots Grant chairman of a committee appointed by Gnv William H Adams to investigate the Colorado prison outbreak a year ago de scribed the old time criminal as one who took medicine who served his sentence often in idleness oc casionally on the rock pile and who submitted to ill treatment in poor He regarded it as part of the game The new type of criminal Grant said is not only different in himsclt hut infects the rest of the prison population with discontent resent ment against any kind of discipline and an unscrupulous disregard for the rights feelings and obligations of the rest of the world that so far as I know has never been dupli cated in prison history The things of immediate interest to a convict Grant said are whero he is to live what he is to wear and cut what work he is to do and what opportunity for recreation is afford ed him In the Colorado state prison the attorney said there are cells for TiSfi men in which more than 800 live No where Grant said is the maxim the devil finds mischief for idle hands to do so true ns in tho penitentiary Noted Publisher and Aviator Is Missing BALTIMORE Aid Aug 10 I1 Van Lear publisher of the Baltimore Sun and noted world fly er was found lo be missing night from hiK yacht the Sabalo when Ihe yacht was about 12 miles south of Scotland Light off the New Jersey coast A popular pong called All Riil thn rouble lhat it irnl there arc bnunrl in hr loir llumorisl London 2 Band and Drum Corps From M C Attend Jubilee FOREST CITY Aug More than 10000 North lowans saw 75 years of history of this com munity unfolded in a parade of 100 floats and units here this afternoon bringing to a climax Forest Citys magnificent diamond jubilee cele bration This celebration was sched uled to come to a close Tuesday night with band concerts and an oldtime dance and a bowery dance Parade units were artistic with rope and floral decorations includ ng a number of relics the past his colorful column wound thru 10 streets before enthusiastic rowds Show liiirly Days The parade was one oE the best viclences that this celebration was i community event in which the entire city and county officials bus nessmen churches schools Boy Scouts and farm organizations pnr Licipaled The units portrayed the early days of Winnebago county such aJ the first wedding parly custom lances fights with the Indians old time picnic hunting scenes the firs courthouse the first elevator and other buildings Progress Is Typified There were also a large number of relics of the pioneers in the pa rade particularly vehicles covered wagons old surreys which effec tively depicted typical life of the county for the past 75 years Old equipment of the lire depart ment a number of ancient auto several covered wugoiia with oxen iog cabins and reconstructions 11 Ihe first houses erected hero were in tho parade Among the colorful creations Ui the parade were those depicting various developments up lo the pre sent These were presented in the parade by cow test association1 clubs as well MS by nen churches and schools Started ut I oclock One of the most spectacular ot the units was thut given by tho on settlers of Winnebago county the Winnebago Indians These In played an important role turnout tho celebration It was just oclock when the parade started thru Clark strcul leaded by the Chicago Northwest ern band This was followed by ar tillery with caissons and all equip ment Next Ctimc Ihe Winnehago county float with a miniature ox team anil wagon The diamond jubilee floal depicted the jubilee emblem with a group of bathing girls An enor mous cake with a yellow and while color scheme and 75 candles was in the parade by Ihe Forest City bak ery TreeSitters Shoun Hunting and trapping floats showing Ihe hunters in old cnon akin coats and with mounted game were next Conspicuous in among the bandi in the parade were the mu nicipical high school and American Legion drum corps Trom Alason Cify group nf Mason Turn Cily business IOWA WEATHER MoMJy Houdy Tuesday uifilit iiiul U Itlncsdjiv possibly show rrs in west portion not much fhniiKiin tcinpcriitiirc LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday SI Minimum in Nigh I 5 At 8 A M Tuesday ;