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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION WarDebtsin World Trade Senator R B Howell Not in Favor of Cancellation MASONCITY IOWA MONDAYMAY4 1931 INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVIcE By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 4 CPA This years meet ing of the Inter national Chara berof Commerce May 49 i n Washington fur nishes European financiers with i better opportun ity than usual to harp effectively upon the urgency of war debt can cellation mean ing cancellation of the old world powers 12 bil lions to this country It is a better oportumty than usual because of the hard times The argument of European na tions is that the constant drain at repaying some of the money that they borrowed here is keeping their various peoples too poor to have anything to spend on new goods With resulting trade demoralization America as well as abroad set FUHOPEAN financiers are not only ones who contend that war debt cancellation or sharp reduction would immediately be followed by an international business revival or who doubt whether much of are vival can be accomplished by any other method American bankers whose dealings are largely in foreign money mar kets quite generally express the same opinion Several of the greatest among Americas industrial leaders agree Turn to FJIKO 10 Column SI t umTKU PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 148 HOOVER ASKS FURTHER ARMS CUT BODY IDENTIFIED AS MIKE HEITLER I Nine Capone Men May Face i Murder Charges in Death of Vice Monger CHICAGO May 4 Roche chief investigator for the states attorney said today that a piece of underwear found near the charred body of a torch death vic tim in Barrington had definitely Identified the man as Mike Heitler vice monger The bit of cloth was identical with that of six suits of underwear bought by Heitler six weeks ago and found in the home of Emily Melchen Learns Dentists Name Roche also announced he had learned the name of a dentist a Dr McKenzie who made the mans false teeth The plates were the only other definite clew to the mans identity but were 18 years old and Roche said it would be difficult to locate the dentist Meanwhile police said they were pressing their search for Al Capone liquor overlord whose henchmen said to have quarreled with Heitler recently Poche said he had no further doubt of the identity Suffer Violent Deaths NORTHWOOD SIX YEAR OLD CHILD DIES OF INJURIES Waterloo Flyer Killed in Crash of Plane Near Waverly CIK IOWANS were killed in auto mobile accidents and an airplane crash Sunday two committed sui cide and a ninth was killed la Saturday by a dynamite blast The dead Donald Newliouse 6 North ivood auto accident Paul Bopp 25 Waterloo plane crasfli victim Rev Major 18 Perry auto crush Mrs Mary Elick 66 Mt Ayr auto accident John Rabie 20 Carroll auto accident Erick Ellingson 60 Kidgeway dynamite blast C B Taylor 40 Des Moines suicide Theodore K Kurtz 60 Em ridge suicide The Newhouse boy died at a Ma son City hospital Sunday afternoo from injuries received Saturday af ernoon on South Tenth street a Northwood when he was struck by car passing thru on the Jefferso highway Donald with two or three plaj mates was playing near the higl way below the Tenth street hill o the edge of town and started t run across the pavement as a ca searing a Hardiu county license ap Broached Miles Reese driver of th car stated he did not see the bo until he struck him Boy companion stated the youth attempted to joi one of their number who was on th opposite side of the highway an that the car was not traveling at a excessive speed when it struck th boy Reese stopped at once and gav what help he could but was so daze and shocked at the sudden acciden tlist he had to be assisted up town Neighbors and passing motorist took the injured boy to the office o a local physician where temporar treatment was given but the injurie Turn In Paito 10 Column Japanese Aviator Makes First Lap of Ocean Trip Bearer of Good Will Messages Bound for US Cliarged With Murder Eight of the nine Capone men ar rested in weekend raids as a result of the killing faced Judge Francis Borrelli on disorderly conduct charges today Their cases were continued to Saturday Their attorney Edward S King objected saying the states attorney had promised either to charge them With murder or free them All right Assistant States At torney Russell Root said well charge them with murder AUNT NET By Robert Guillen When a photographer begins talkin about art I know hes goin to make a picture that dont look like me an get mad because I aint cultured enough to ap preciate it N Y WELCOMES RULERS OF SIAM King Prajadhipok Respond to Formal Address by Mayor Walker NEW YORK May 4 blared an imperial welcome and rifles glinted in the spring sun today as New York said glad to meet you to King Prajadhi pok and Queen Rambai Bumi o Slam To the accom paniment of screaming sirens o f motorcycle police the east ern potentate and his queen drove from the West chester estate of the late Mrs WhitelawReid to KIN5 OF SIAM city hall to re ceive the formal welcome that had been delayed awaiting their conven ience Royal Anthems Played The national anthems of Siam and the United States rang out as the royal pair entered city hall Inside Mayor Walker made a speech of welcome and the monarch responded praising the force and enterprise of American business and the hospitality of Americans There were other speeches includ ing one by Percy S Straus chair man of the mayors committee of welcome King Prajadhipok re ceived an engraved scroll In it Mayor Walker congratulated the king on his progressive ideals Notables on Committee On the welcoming committee were John D Rockefeller Jr Dr Nicholas Murray Butler Bernard M Baruch Marshall Field Vincent Astor Dr John H Finley Owen D Young Gen Cornelius Vander bilt and John W Davis Invited guests included consuls genera of all the nations represen tatives of the army and navy and other states and nations The radio audience heard the ceremonies over widespread hook uns NUMASAKI Japan May 4 The first leg of a projected trans Pacific flight from Japan to the United States by way of the Kuriie and Aleutun Islands was complet ed today by Seiji YosMhara young Japanese aviator when he landed here at p m 1225 a M C S T after a 368 mile hop from Tokyo Carrying good will messages from Premier Wakatsuki and others Yoshihara began his flight at Han eda airdrome near Tokyo at a m after an elaborate ceremony participated in by W Cameron Forbes American ambassador and others Yoshiharas ship is a light all metal Junkers seaplane with an open cockpit and no radio us Thomas Ash Jr young Ameri can flyer who is in Japan plannin a nonstop flight to America it would be almost a miracle if ioshihara succeeded but wished the Japanese aviator good luck Yoshi hara replied inkind extending best wishes to Ash and adding but I fear he never will succeed SEIJI YOSK1UAKA Hand Carved Picture Frames Worth Stolen by Admirers CEDAR RAPIDS May 4 Handcaived picture frames valued at 5000 were stolen last night from the Robert Johnson residence by two men who told Johnsons son they had come to admire the articles The boys mouth was taped while they carried the frames to a truck HOTHER SOUGHT FOR TRIAL JURY Mrs Kirkland Expresses Hope That One Will Hear Sons Case VALPARAISO Ind May 3 A mothers desire for another mother to be a juror in her sons sweetheart murder trial hung in the balance today as the second week of Virgil Kirklnnds fight for life dragged along with little prospects for a jury before Tuesday evening As the defense began questioning new venire of 75 gathered over the weekend after the bailiffs list of 85 names was exhausted two women both mothers and one a was arrested today by detec jrandmother were still in the jury tives wno refused to say why they DOX waiting tn bo i wanterl him rf urnc Miini GAVE FORTUNE TO KIDNAPERS Former Gambler of Chicag Suburb Says Release Cost CHICAGO May mA Etor that his entire ftrtune ol had been paid to kidnapers for h release was told today by Jame Hackett former gambler and wea thy roadhouse operator of suburba Blua Island The 57 year old Hackett wa weighs 240 pounds and ig regarde by police as the dictator of th slot machine business in the south ern part of Cook county was kid naped by a gang of men last nigh They had seized him on the ground of the Idaho Country club He wa released yesterday on payment o the money which was turned ove to his abductors by his wife an James E Blouin a business asso ciate A full investigation was promise by Patrick Roche chief investiga tor for the states attorneys office who said that while he believe Hackett was kidnaped he doublet if the ransom price was as high a 150000 Belief was expressed by Hacket that the kidnapers were affiliatei with a national organization whicl makes a business ol abducting wealthy men Beer Hustler Arrested CHICAGO May 4 Spike ODonnell south side beer was arrested today by detec DOX waiting to be challenged by Chief Prosecutor John Underwood One of the women jury prospects Mrs Martha Cowdrey said she had no prejudice against drinking She s the mother of a girl the age of Arlene Draves sweetheart of Virgil for whose murder Kirkland and four others were indicted While Mrs Mattie Conover told defense attorneys she was vigor ously opposed to drinking she said ler verdict would not be swayed by he liquor served at the Gary party vhich preceded the fatal attack on Arlene Mrs Conover Is the mother of a on and daughter and has three frandchildren Mrs Elmer Kirkland Virgils mother expressed the hope hat another mother sit on the ury that tries my boy Algona Plane Makes Safe Landing After Propeller Shatters the ALGONA May ropellor of a CnrtissRobin air lane was shattered as the plane vas taking a nose dive of the local irport yesterday afternoon the pi ot Bill Titus straightened the lane out circled over the road and eturned to the airport for a safe anding The motor was thrown out f line The plane in which M H Falkenhainer was a passenger is wned by Titus and Leighton Meis acn Suffers Broken Collarbone GARNER May ler suffered a fractured collarbone hen he fell from a truck while orking on the highway He was iven treatment here I fined to his home and is con wanted him it was relieved he would be questioned about the kid naping of Jimmy Hackett Blue Island gambler ODonnell was released before noon The prosecutors agreed they had no evidence against him BAKER FUNERAL WILL BE SIMPLE 91 Year Old Financier Wanted to Be Buried Quietly as He Lived NEW YORK May 4 simplicity of the life of George Fisher Baker banker and philan thropist who died Saturday night will mark his funeral tomorrow Services will be from the Baker home in Tuxedo Park N Y at noon with the Rev Dr Minot Sim ons rector of All Souls Unitarian church officiating Baker will be buried beside his wife in Kensico cemetery By Bakers wishes there will be no honorary pallbearers there will be no ostentatious obsequies and the First National bank of New York which he guided will remain open Baker wanted to he buried quietly as he lived 91 years Paving to Be Completed BOONE May 4 only paving yet remaining to be done on Highway 30 across Iowa will be started in less than two weeks and the road will be open before the end of July according to announce ment here FALL LOOKS TO PRESIDENT FOR PRISON ESCAPE Former Secretary o Interior Will Not Appeal Again THREE RIVERS N M May 4 1 B Fall looked to Pres ident Hoover today for a pardon a his only avenu of escape from a sen tcnce of a year in jail and fine on conviction of accepting bribe from E L Doheny oil man The former Becretary of the in terior announced yesterday he woul not again appeal his sentence by a District of Columbia court in whia he was found guilty on charge growing out of the leasing of nava oil reserves Attorney in Capita My attorney Mr Frank J Ho gan he said in a formal statement presumably reached Washington today on his return from a twc months absence in Europe I am wlr ing him not to proceed further in the matter of my appeal to tha sti preme court but to leave any fur ther proceedings In the hands of mj friends to he handled by them a they have been doing directly wit the president I am stating to Mi Hogau that in the event remot contingency ol a reversal of mv case I could not undergo the strain of another trial without very prob ably fatal results Petitions have been circulated b friends in New Mexico and else where asking a presidential pardo for the Harding cabinet officer Court Upheld Sentcnca The District of Columbia o appeals recently upheld Falls son tence The net step would hava been application to the supreme court fo a writ of error Fall interviewed at his ranch her after action of the court of appeal at Washington said his toward a presidential pardon was largely passive HEARS ICE GAP Within Flying Distance of Spot Where Scientist Is Marooned ANGNAGSALIK Greenland May Albin Ahrenberg hwedish aviator was within flying distance today of the tiny hut on Greenlands ice cape where Augus tine Courtauld British explorer has oeen marooned for many months After one false start Captain Ahrenberg flew here yesterday from Reykjavik Iceland in five hours completing a dangerous flight across the north Atlantic from tfalmoe Sweden in four stages ormation of ice onthe wings of his plane prevented him from contin ilng his journey in search of the solated Britisher May Slake Tjindlng Captain Ahrenbergs immediate destination is the main camp of the British Arctic air route expedition about 40 miles inland and thence o the meteorological station about SO miles inland where Courtauld olunteered to spend the winter fathering data for a proposed air ine to Canada He plans to drop ood for the explorer and possibly make a landing to bring him back Meanwhile three dogteam expedi ions are presumed to be nearing heir objective One is led by H G Vatkins head of the expedition and he other two by friends of Court uild Nothing has been heard from hem for some time but they are elieved to be well fortified against he rigors of the north Will Obtain Repairs The Danish cruiser Hvidbjorn lays t the Greenland ice barrier waiting o be of assistance to the searching arties The Icelandic patrol boat Jdlnn is bound back to Reyjavik rom the ice barrier to obtain re airs for Siguard Jonssens plane Major Sydney Cotton British yer hopes to get away from Hull Ing Tuesday In an especially quipped machine Mechanics are vorking day and night to fit it with xtra fuel tanks and modern wire ess apparatus It has a ranee of 200 miles FIRST TELEVISION WEDDING Associated Preti Photo nd Graycc Jones of Newark N J were principals 1 weddlnS Performed before microphone and photoelectric u if y Dr A Edwin Kcigwin WBa trans mltted by Now Yorks new sound and sight stations i Big German Plane Lands at Bolama West Africa Expects to Begin Long Deferred Trip to Brazil BERLIN May 4 Friedrich Christiansen commander the seaplane DOX sent word today that he had landed at Bo lama Portugese West Africa at 9 f m C S T yesterday afternoon The message said the trip one of the longest yet essayed by the Dor nier plane was without incident She had flowen to Bolama from Villa CIsneros in Spanish Rio do Oro a distance of about 950 miles From Bolma she hopes to begin the ocean leg of her long deferred flight to Brazil The commander said he planned to make a few short flights In the vicinity of Bolama to test the be havior of the ship under tropical conditions Thereafter he will take off on the Atlantic hop Markets at a Glance NEW YORK coppers and iso lated stocks soft rails and indus trials improve utilities lead narrow advance Foreign exchanges Irregular sterling easy trade buying and local covering lower spot market disappointing for eign markets CHICAGO WILL ROGERS ssys SANTA MONICA Cal May Its good news to know that ther is one industry that Is flourishing Reno yesterday just divorced every bod3 that had been there six weeks They just took the hotels registers of six weeks ago that day ana issued a divorce to everybody whose names were on there Some of them were people who had no intention of getting one but they are so rushed they havent time to go over the lists pnd see who wants one and who dont They figure its easier to let the ones that didnt want one get married again So be careful if you dont wont one dont register or even be seen in Reno or six weeks later you will receive word you have been divorced whether you are married or not Yours t Itil and crop reports bullish weather unfavorable weather rorecast hogs lower OFFICERS SENT FOR SUSPECTS pair Held in Indiana for Burroak Robbery May Fight Extradition DES MOINES May 4 gent Ray Scott and Sheriff M C Graf of Winneshiek county today ook requisition papers to Warsaw id for Harold Jacobin and Earl rrumbull held there in connection j with the Burroak Savings bank rob bery Reports here were that both men might fight extradition J E Ris den chief of the state bureau of in vestigation said Gov Dan Turner signed the requisition papers at the request of Winneshiek county of ficials Plymouth Class Banquet Held PLYOUTH May annual juniorsenior banquet of the Ply mouth high school was held Satur day night at the Eadmar hotel Mason City 40 NATIONS AT CONFERENCE ON Belgian Assails Tariffs as Cause of General Depression XI7ASHINGTON May 4 ident Hoover today told the representatives of business from more than two score nations that further limitation and reduction of armament must be accomplished it the world is to recuperate eco nomically and banish fears that c o n t r i bute to i general ity Welcoming the i 1000 delegates to the sixth bi ennial congress of t h e interna tional Chamber of Commerce Mr Hoover saiij a large part the responsibility MOOVJUR for the existing worldwide depres sion must be placed on the ma lign inheritances of the World war Armament reduction he add ed is in the ultimate of an im portance transcendent over all other forms of international economic cooporation Shares Spotlight Sharing the spotlight with Presi dent Hoover at the opening plenary session was Georges Theunis of Bel gium retiring president of ths Chamber who assailed high tariffs as one of the fundamental causes of the existing depression cnlleil for more liberal customs the leading nations M Theunis former Belgian prime minister who Is being succeeded In the chamber presidency by Franz Mendelssohn Berlin banker and grandson of the famous composer also deplored government attempts to fix prices of farm commodities He did not refer however to ths American farm boards dealings in wheat and cotton President Hoover said nearly fivg billion dollars was the present an nnal world expenditure for all arms an Increase of about 70 per cent over the prewar figure and that 5500000 men were under arms and 20000000 more in reserve All Fact Yet he added we are all sig natories to the KelloggBriantl Turn to Pnsn 10 Column Jordan Indicted for Murder of Second Chicago Policeman CHICAGO May 4 Jordan alias Carlson alleged slayer of two Chicago policemen was at tacked and knocked to the side walk today by Thomas Durkin of Detroit brother of one of his vic tims A few minutes later a coroners jury returned a verdict of murder and recommended that Jordan be held to the grand jury for the fatal shooting of Policeman Patrick Dur kin Jordan already had been in dicted for the murder of Officer Anthony Ruthy who died a few min utes after the shooting Thursday night at Michigan boulevard and Randolph street Thomas Durkin met Jordan and his guards as the suspected hank robber and killer was led to the un dertaking rooms where the Durkin inquest was held The brother leaped on the man before his guards could prevent the attack and knocked Jordan down with a blow to the face The intjuest was halted as Jordan entered the room blood streaming from his nose and his clothing mussed I want a heavy guard provided for this man announced the cor oner I dont want a shooting here Five minutes later the coroners jury returned its verdict and Jordan was taken to the criminal court building to face the grand jury That same body indicted him for the Ruthy murder less than 19 hours after the actual shooting Banker Short in His Accounts Strangles Wife and Shoots Self CONSHOHOCKEN Pa May 4 C Pedrick cashier of he First National bank here today itrangled his wife to death and hen shot and killed himself Pedricks act police said fol lowed the discovery on Saturday that he wns about short in his accounts Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy probably showers i the west nnd central porflo s cooler in the extreme or tion Monday night day cloudy and much cooler crs in he cnst und central por STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 ocloclc Monday morning Maximum Sunday 70 Minimum Night 40 At 8 A M Monday 35 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 63 Minimum In Night 81 Two typically May days For lowans that will stand as sufficient description of Saturday and Sun day A pleasant warmth during the day and a chilliness at night that made an extra blanket on the bed feel good   

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