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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1931, Mason City, Iowa cow M R LOWER North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 2 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 170 Nye Afraid of Wealth Sees Concentration in Few Hands as Danger IOWA STATE DEANS CRASH By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 2 Concentration of wealth about which we hear so much When all the wealth is con centrated then what We may well ask ourselves that question says Senator Gerald P Nye ol North Dakota We are in the habit he c o n tinued of think ing of agricul ture as in the farmers hands of the Industries as in the hands of the manufacturers and utility managements The fact is that these folks are mere agents for the great bankers who finance our whole system ot production and distribution The entire country works for the bankers to squeeze out tho profits TN recent years said the senator A the profits have been squeezed out so fast and so thorolyfor tru bankers benefit that at last tho country is unable to produce them at a rate to keep upswith the squeez ing out process This threatens disaster to the bankers themselves It threatens them with disaster because they need an active indus trious public seething with enter prises for them to put their money Turn o rage 2 Column IK Urge Clear Lake Hospital Site at Washington I TWOSPOKESMEN HEARD BY CHIEF OF VETS BUREAU Haugen and Representa tive of Mason City to Present Case CLEAR LAKES bid for the mil lion dollar Veterans Bureau hos pital to be erected within the com ing year at some point in Iowa has been carried to Washington Clarence A Knutson and C E Wells Clear Lake businessmen have returned from the capital city each convinced that the lake sites are decidedly in the running From Major Gen Frank T Hines director of the Veterans Bureau and other officials in Washington the two men received the heartiest kind of reception and their story was listened to with close attention No 50 Mile Rule What wed like to know Mr Knutson asked General Hines is whether the announcement that the site would be within 50 miles of Ames has foreclosed our chances The Veterans Bureau chiefs re ply was a decisive no Tuesday night W Earl Hall man aging editor of the GlobeGazette will start for Washington as a spokesman for the Mason City Chamber of Laterinthevwqek Repreaehtati Ve NV Haugen cbf Nbrthwood rirttriniiMihc PRESBYTERIANS on Birth Control PITTSBURGH Pa June 2 The general assemblyof the Pres byterian church in the U S A to day refused to act on a motion to withdraw from the federal council of churches of Christ in America but disapproved ecclesiastical pro nouncements on the subject of birth control The motion to withdraw from the federal council resulted from a re cent report of a council committee approving birth control under cer tain conditions A majority report of the com mittee on bills and overtures dis approved withdrawal from the fed eral counciland this report was adopted by the general assembly after some debate A minorityre port asked the assembly to repudi ate the birOi control report of the federal councils committee and withdraw from the council Both the majority and minority members of the bills and overtures committee approved the proposal that the general assembly disap prove the ecclesiastical pronounce ments on birth control The pro posal was adopted unanimously by the general assembly Gasparri Has Hand in New Italy Crisis Signed Ldteran Treaty Now Threatened by Dispute ROME June 2 T Cardinal Pietro Gasparri who as papal sec retary of state signed the lateran treaty in 1929 is believed to have taken a hand in the new crisis in relations between the Vatican and the Italian government which has resulted in dissolution by Premier Mussolini of all the Catholic yovith clubs in Italy It is understood that the cardinal is laying the ground work for offi cial negotiations to prevent what appears to be a new parting of the ways between the church and the state He is one of those it is said who regard this situation as one of the gravest in recent times and threatening both the lateran treaty and the concordat between Rome and the Hold See American Interests Involved American interests are still in volved for permission extended un officially yesterday for reopening of playgrounds operated by the Amer ican Knights of Columbus has not been approved by the premier At noon today the pontiff had re ceived no word from the Italian overnment in reply to his note of rotest regarding the dissolution of he Catholic societies Officially he still in the dark and actually it s said he Is ignorant of Musso nis jeal Vyhateyer faction the church may ACROSS U S IN WINDMILL PLANE Tvvo lowans Among 141 Americans to Get Prizes in Sweepstakes DUBLIN Irish Free State June 2 hundred and fortyone Americans won consolation prizes of each today in the drawing for the Irish hospital sweepstakes on the derby to be run Wednesday American winners of consolation prizes included T V E Fahnestock Hastings Iowa and Otto F Hanz Jik Cedar Rapids Iowa Washington lasf Week without special credentials Messrs Kmitsori and Wells began laying plans for presenting their case to the Veterans Bureau head Mr Knutson arranged the appointment working thru the good offices of a friend who is acquainted with Gen eral Hines first assistant Mr Hll lar The conference was held Thurs day Formality Cast Aside There was surprisingly little formality about the call Mr Knut son said We merely went Into the generals office and he asked us to tell him what we could about Clear Lake He appeared greatly interest ed in the fact that our site has the support of almost 200 Legion posts in North Iowa That he was inter ested in our story was demon strated by his occasional reference to a map We remained about 20 minutes and could have had more time I guess Our contention was in brief that Clear Lake is possessed of all the requisites for a hospital site listed by Col John T Phelan on his recent visit to our proposed sites These included abundant water supply unexcelled transportation proximity to other hospitals and doctors recreational facilities for both patients and hospital staff and a central location with respect to the territory from which the hos pital would draw Examiner Not Bnck Yet Colonel Phelan had not yet re turned to the capital when the two Clear Lake men were there but it is believed he has reported before Turn io POKC 2 Calumn 2t AUNT HET By RobertQuillen It may be stylish to serve dinner in courses like Ella does but I always leave room for somethin that dont come or fail to leave room for somethin I wasnt expectin FALL HAS TWO CHANGES LEFT Pardon or Suspension Onh Hope After Decision of Court I WASHINGTON June 2 D Failing to obtain relief thru th supreme court Albert B Fall today had remaining two narrow avenue of escape from a year in prison an a 5100000 fine The interior secretary in Hard ings cabinet was refused a review by the highest tribunal yesterday o his conviction of accepting a S100 000 bribe from Edward L Donenj wealthy oil man in leasing govern ment oil lands If Fall receives a presirientia pardon he will be relieved of th cntlrd penalty but if that fail there remains the hope of hi friends that the prison sentence wi be suspended because of his age an 111 health At the white house it was sal no appeal on behalf of Fall had bee received anti if one were made I would follow the usual course an he sent to the justice departmen for recommendations Few legal formalities remain be fore the question Is settled Associated Press Photo Amelia Earhart Putnam one of Americas leading womim Ilyers la shown n her autogiro in which she Is flying from Newark N J to tho Pacific coast e recall cf he papal nuncioto Rome Vatican uthorlties believe that when Mus olini realizes that the pope is pre ared to go to any lie will hink twice before allowing the con ordat to fall Much of fascisms trength is founded on its success n harmonizing the church and state nd in satisfying the peoples de ire to remain within the church nd to have freedom for all its cer monies Delegates to Withdraw One of the popes first moves to ay was to withdraw his delegate rom the great religious festival at adua and to cancel a small euchar stlc congress1 to have been held ere this week He has forbidden religious pro essions thruout Italy but many arge church festivals organized xitside the church have so far been eft undisturbed The processions are held chiefly in small towns and illages several times yearly in ionor of local church saints COLLEGE YOUTH SOLVE 6 YEAR OLD THRILL MURDER Former Army Flyer Traced by Fingerprints After Changing Name WEST ORANGE N J June 2 The six year old thrill murder of Louis Panella a aab driver near Camp Mills Mineola L I has been solved police an nounced today by the arrest and confession of Philip Knox Knapp T shot him thru the back of the head the confession said I had decided I was fed on the air service Knapp was in the first observation squadron stationed at Mitchell field and that the best thing to do was to rob the driver and take his cab The thrill which Knapp had sought six years ago came to him with swift unexpectedness last night at the home where he has been living under the name of Allen Kingsbury Phillips At first he denied he was Knapp Fingerprint comparisons however led to hia admission of his identity and subsequently to his confession His wife he said did not know his true identity or his past Texas Guinan Barred From France to Sail for N Y With Gang HAVRE France June 2 Texas Gulnan said today that she and her gang refused admission into France would sail for New York on the liner Paris tomorrow She never had any intention of going to Berlin or Vienna or any where else in Europe except Paris she said Companion Wounded Thru Hand Says Shooting Was Accident BEREA Ky June 2 Leon ard Martin 21 who was graduated from the academic department of Berea college yesterday was killed and William Bowman 25 restaur ant proprietor was wounded in Prospect hall a mens dormitory here today The graduation exer cises marked the close of the cele bration of Bereas seventyfifth an niversary Martin was packing up to leave for his home at Wilton Ky and Bowman said he was examining a pistol Martin had shown him and that it was accidentally discharged The bullet passed thru his hund and struck Martin in the stomach He died before a physician summoned by Bowman could reach him College authorities refused to dis cuss the shooting pending the cor oners inquest Bowman was not arrested He termed the shooting perfectly accidental and said he had gone to Martins room after talking to several students on the campus Markets at A Glance NEW YORK popular shares enter new low ground rails slump vacvium oil drops 3 points to new low Foreign exchanges Strong South Americans improve weak cables and lower Wall street Brazilian sup port CHICAGO steady bearish weather and crop advices steady favorable Iowa and Nebraska reports Amelia Delayed While Autogiro Has Repair NORTH PLATTE Nebr June 2 Earhart was delaye here today while mechanics over hauled the motor on her autogiro She ig enroute to the Pacific coas and expects to take off this morn ing for Sidney Nebr Boy Dies of Burns as Clothes Catch Afir June 2 Capron IG son of Mr and Mrs B E Capron was fatally burne here Monday when his clothin caught fire as he lighted a stov in the Estensen bakcrv CANADA RAISES TARIFF BARRIER Many Fmports From U S on List of Protected Products OTTAWA rune 2 ariffs were ineffect today on 200 commodities many of which Can ada imports in the greatest quan ity from the United States Coal steel automobiles orangej and corn are among the items im iorted into Canada from the United States upon which Premier R Bennett declared increased duties vesterday in his budget speech be ore parliament In addition to the schedules which became effective with I heir an nouncement a duty of Ib cents a pound to become effective July 1 vas announced on magazines Must Meet Competition Canada cannot afford to be un protected against the competition f countries protected by high lar ffs Premier Bennett said He add ed that his government stands or falls by its policy of protection to anadian industry Anthracite which was on the free list is subjected to a tariff of 40 cents a ton under the new rates Last year Canada imporlei worth of this fuel most of which came from the Uniterl States The rate on bituminous coa was increased from 50 cents to 75 cents a ton Automobiles are divided Into three classes for the purpose of fix ing tariff schedules Cars costing fl200 or less are admitted under the former rate An increase from Turn In JURf 2 Column ROOSEVELT AND PINCHOT SPEAK AT CONFERENCE Governors Warned Upon Government Control of Utilities FRENCH LICK Ind June 2 Governors Franklin D Roose velt of New York and Gifford Pin chot of Pennsylvania were headlin ers oC the annual governors con ference here today The Pennsylvanian chose to de liver a warning again domination by public utilities in political affairs He said this is a grave danger to government by the people Governor Roosevelt speaking on land utilization and state planning told the state executives that in time of booming industry we can overlook the defects of organization and danger signals from industry and agriculture but in times such as the present these symptoms at tain new importance and show us the urgency of the new problems we have to face Bern on Program Another speaker at todays ses sion was Gov George H Dern of Utah who advocated that a chief executive be given the duties and powers of a general manager and be made the real business head the administration Gov William Tudor Gardiner of Maine spoke on administrative reorganization The railroadspipe lines tele graph telephone and radio services Doctor Thot Slain by Own BurglarTrap Naturalist and Alien ist Dead of Gun Wounds DOYLESTOWN Pa June 2 death of Dr Ralcy Husted Bell apparently a victim of his own burglar trap was under investiga tion today The body of the alienist natural ist and author was found at Syca more lodge his summer home There was a gunshot wound in ths chest A shotgun set on a closet floor with a wire to the door ap parently had beei discharged killing Dr Bell almost instantly Death oc curred Friday The body was discovered by Ollie Major caretaker of the home Dr John J Sweeney county coroner Is sued a certificate of accidental death and said there were no indi cations of foul play State troopers today however were looking into tho cnse Some years ago Dr Bell became incensed at what he termed vandal motorists who drove over the high Ways and pulled up flowers airl strubs He vowed he would put au end to the practice and stretched barbed wire over lanes He rigged up traps in hidden places and included his own grounds in the elaborate plan Later he fixed shotguns about the house and outbuildings so that tlmy would be discharged It any intruder attempted to gain entrance The gur with which he was killed was wired BEYER IS BADLY HURT MARSTON HAS MINOR CUTS Car Hits Train at Iowa Falls on Way to Funeral 1 TOWA FALLS June S W Beyer of Iowa State college was critically injured and Dean Anson Marston head of the engin eering division at Iowa State suf fered minor injuries when the auto mobile driven by the former col lided with a train three miles east of here about 5 oclock this morning They were taken to a hospital here where Beyer dean of the inJ dustrial science division had not yet regained consciousness Marston received several broken rlus in the crash The men were on their way to attend the funeral of D D Mur phy former member of the Iowa board of education at Elkader Could See Track The accident occurred at tho highway crossing of roads 20 and 65 northeast of town They struck the morning southbound passenger train OH the Chicago Rock Island short line Dean Bycrs suffered a severe scalp wound and other culs and ruisos but attending surgeons are of the opinion he will recover Dean airships busses and trucksare law fuly subject to federal control when engaged In interstate business Governor Pinchot said The xvater power development of our streams is covered by the federal power act But the interstate transmission of electric power is still in a twi light zone in which the states are unable to assume control while the federal power altho it has been as serted has not yet been exercised Interstate commerce in electric cur rent is still outside of either state or federal control Problem Is National The governor expressed the con viction that the question of public utilities cannot be settled by indi vidual states acting alone that the problem is essentially national in character and can be solved only Turn to FnRR 2 Column Albia Officers Probe Fatal Auto Accident ALBIA June 2 here Tuesday were investigating the crossing crash south of here in which George Armcntrout 60 of Eldon was killed Monday His car was struck by a Wabash freight train to tinfloor at ah angle which wouU put the lull charge squarely In the chest of an intruder Dr Bell was born Feb 5 1860 in New York City darston escaped with minor cuts and bruises The point at which the accident occurred offers an unobstructed view of the track in both directions Viewing the wreck It was difficult alive iorthQ car vniia Boy Commits Suicide Over School Failure DES MOINES June 2 Ronald Maize ID committed sui cide here Monday night because of ill health and failure in his studies his father said PANTAGES CASE GOES TO TRIAL Antagonism Noted in Ranks of Defense Over Jury Selection SAN DIEGO Cal June 2 Antagonism was manifest in defense ranks as selection of a jury to try Alexander Pantages theater mag nate and three others on morals charges neared completion today Questioning of respective jurors by William Jobelmann as to their attitude toward a defendant too poor to retain an attorney bro truculent inquiries from Adam Thompson attorney for Pantages A pauper and a millionaire would be extended the presumption of in nocence alike wouldnt they Thompson demanded of the tales men Jobelmann is acting as his own lawyer With Olive Clark Day he la accused of operating a Hollywood vice market thru which Pnnfages and Jesse H Shreve San Diego bus inessman allegedly obtained a girl for a party here Nine men and three women were tentatively seated in the jury box Iowa Worker Killed by Fall of Four Ton Pipe LASALLE 111 June Cloverhouse 23 of Knoxville Iowa gas pipeline worker was killed here Monday when a four ton pipe fell upon him KILL ROGERS W f N Y SPECIALIST SLAIN IN HOME Doctor Found Stabbed With Skull Crushed by Bed Post Knob NEW YORK June 2 George Edward Deely prominent eye ear nose and throat specialist was found murdered today in his home in a fashionable residential section of Brooklyn He had been stabbed and his skull crushed by a mahogany ball which had been torn from a bed post Dr Deely apparently had been attacked by someone he knew and did not fear police said The door to his bedroom and the outside doors of his four story brick house all were locked and no windows were open Arthur Lindars and his wife Norma servants slept on the floor above the doctor They said they slept thru the night undisturbed Near the bed on which his body clad in pajamas and dressing gown was founo was an overturned rock ing chair Police believed he was sitting in the rocking chair when he was attacked The wooden ball with which he had been hit was attached by a pin to a post at the foot of the bed Apparently police said the assail ant had held it by the pin and had hit Dr Deely over the head with it again and again The Lindars had been in Dr Deelys employ less than a week They retired early last night to their room on the top floor leaving the doctor they thot in his living room on the second floor Dr Deely was a bachelor Dean Beyer who is 66 years old has been dean of the industrial science division of Iowa State col lego since 1919 He has served on the schools faculty since 1895 Marston has been a member of the Iowa State college engineering faculty since 1802 and became dean of the engineering division in 190t For many years Beysr haa been chairman of the athletic council at Iowa State and prominent in the affairs of the Big Six athletic con ference Dean Beyer father of Teanetto Beyer who writes extenslvly for the GlobeGazette was born on a farm six miles west of Manly at the turn of the road toward Hanlontown The old brick house in which he was born still stands almost hidden by trees A brother H J Beyer lives on a farm four miles southwest of Manly Dean Marston is a brother of Dr C L Marston 710 Carolina ave nue northeast Mason City 4 Killed When Mail Train Engine and 3 Coaches Leave Rails CALCUTTA Incl June 2 Four persons were killed today when the engine and three coaches of the RangoonMandalay mail train was derailed and overturned Radicals were believed to be re sponsible for the wreck inasmuch as explosives had been used on a bridge pier and rails removed Wea BEVERLY HILLS Cal June Poor Texas Gulnan and her gang was just unfortunate she happened to hit France right after the Amer ican mayors so France says one show troop at a time is enough for us Give Tex credit She wouldnt have delivered a Chamber of Com merce speech at the unknown sol diers tomb But there is not much sympathy for Tex Anybody that makes a living off suckers should never have to leave this country in a professional capacity Yours NURSEMAID DIES OF STRAY SHOT Falls Fatally Wounded While on Stroll With Two Children EVANSTON III Juno 2 Mrs Gladys Boyd 27 a nursemaid employed at the homo of Frank C Wheeler took two of the Wheeler children out last night one of them In a baby carriage Suddenly Mrs Boyd collapsed When LcRoy Chapman her com panion on the stroll picked her up he found a bullet hole in her temple She was taken to a hospital where she died No noise of a shot was heard by Chapman and police believed the woman was hit by a stray bulle fired by a boy at target practice IOWA WEATHER Mostly unsettled Tiimday night and Wednesday probably occasional showers or thundcr storirm warmer Tuesday night in south and extreme east por tiona LOCAL STATISTICS Local weather statistics for 24 icur period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mnmhiy 77 Minimum In Night S7 At 8 A M Tuesday 07 Jvmc got under way to a pleasant start Monday with a maximum for he day which was two degrees higher than the closing day for May Tuesday forenoon clouds and sunshine were vying for supre macy
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