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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                F North Iowas Edited for the Home H L 0 kt E R H 3 V CM ATT D f V OF 10 V7 A a VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 11 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 178 II Made Error in Publicity Army Flyers Had No Fatalities Despite Pulic Fears By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 11 CPA aviation head quarters realizes now that it in mak ing its publicity preceding the re cent air maneu vers quite as bloodcurdling as it did Carried away by professional enthusiasm offi cers of the flying corps admit their failure to take into considera tion the likeli hood that many groundlings would sense consider able danger in the affair not only to the aviators but to themselves too from the zooming and zipping of hundreds of planes all at once right overhead Reckoning that the public would welcome the event as the greatest show of its kind in history and anx ious to make the maximum impres sion with it war department press agents drew on their descriptive powers to the limit Presently to their astonishment they found themselves with a rapidlydevelop i ing sentiment of opposition on their hands It never wore off while the maneuvers lasted THERE was not a fatality from A start to finish even i a serious accident From a pacifists standpoint may I be it was very painful in its mil j itaristic aspect but technically it i was a wonderful much of a surprise to veteran fly J as to ordinary folk So large a number of the outset was as under a single command te Jure And not a man killed supj Of thethree who suffered injur honei was badly hurt Moreover this trio only mot cvei C stre Thu bout corn awajj City1 like iMenifi iiSoutri jc 50c l i 1 call Ph I frie of kir ilM IRMY NEHDl TO PRESERVE PEACE Newly Graduated Cadets Hear Address by Assist ant War Secretary WEST POINT N Y June 11 W H Payne assistant sec retary of war ioaay counseled 296 cadets being graduated at the United States military academy that our army is maintained to preserve the to provoke war Ours Is a peace loving nation he said The professional officer above all others should visualize clearly the sufferings and hardships ol war and should be active in studying methods by which such ca tastrophies may be avoided The entire cadet corps partici pated in the exercises Last evening the tradition past parade and hop took place President Hoover gave orders that Charles H Bonesteel third a cadet critically ill at St Lukes hos pital New York receive his diploma in the hospital Iowa Robbery Witnesses Unable to Identify Three LINCOLN Nebr June 11 Four witnesses to the robbery of an Atlantic bank in October 1928 failed to Identify three Illinois gang sters held here on charges of par ticipation in the robbery of the Lin coln National bank and Trust com pany last September AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont want Pa holdin a chair for me in a restaur ant It just shows he knows how to be nice but is doin it to please other folks in stead o me ROUGH LAKE SLOWS BODY SEARCH Europes Problem of War Reparations Only Part WASHINGTON June 11 Economic forces born of the World war but swollen to gigantic proportions by the general depres sion of today face the statesmen of the world On the surface Europe alone Is involved in the new uprising of the war reparations problem The known developments have centered in Germany and England with heads of those governments in in timate conference and France a vitally Interested onlooker Yet It is on Washington and the Hoover administration that world attention is focused looking to see if America again is ready to lend aid to a new attempt to iron out the tangle of reparations interallied debts disarmament tariffs budge tary deficits and all other elements involved In an international econ omic crisis in 1931 Ont of the AngloGerman confer ence at Chequers official residence of Prime Minister MacDonald Eur opean observers drew the impres sion that a new move had been set afoot looking to international col laboration to meet the situation Could BpvKpyiewed CONFESSES KILLING According to police George Damico above former Filipino boxer has confessed to tho Diurdcr of Dr George K Dccly prominent Brooklyn Y physician Damico who Is 33 was captured In Philadelphia a World war the former World war be reviewed simultaneously wrtr the situation as to the war debts owed by those allies to their former war associate the United States America exacted no reparations payments from Germany Under four presidents Wilson Harding Coolidge and Hoover she has de clined to consider the question of al lied reparations from Germany and allied war debts to her as inter locking Thru the Dawes and Young commissions the United States in formally haa contributed on her financial genius to help Europe solve its reparations snarl But never has Washington permitted reparations and allied debts to the United States to become interde pendent in any official way No Authorized Comment There has been no authorized comment from the Washington ad ministration regarding the Anglo German negotiations or any of the steps that led to the Chequers con ference Both in Europe and in Washing ton however it was recalled that President Hoover welcoming dele gates to the international Chamber of Comerce convention In Washing ton about a month ago had charged the economic depression largely to Turn tn TnSP 4 Column Jane Addams Social Worker Suffers Cold CHICAGO June 11 Addams the social worker and head of Hull house was in a hospital to day suffering from a severe cold Her associates said they did not re gard her condition as serious I ON 00 BOND Await Setting of Date for Trial as Murderers of Mexican Boys ARDMORE Okla June 11 Free under 525000 bond each two Ardmore deputy sheriffs today awaited decision of District Judge Asa Walden who was to set the date for their trial on murder charges growing out of the fatal shooting early Monday of two Mexi college students Indications were that trial would be set for late this month or early in July The officers W E Guess and Cecil Crosby were bound over yes terday after arraignment before County Judge C N Champion Meanwhile the bodies of the slain youths Emilio Cortes Rubio cousin of the Mexican president Ortiz Rubio and Manuel Gomez a son of a socially prominent Mexican merchant were enroute to Mexico accompanied by Col Charles Clowe a representative of the state of Oklahoma and a son of Gov W H Murray They were to accom pany the bodies as far as the Mex ican border Governor Murray at Oklahoma City while urging two personal rep resentatives at Ardmore to press the case to the fullest issued a statement last night concurring In a suggestion from Washington that it would be wise for Oklahomans to remain out of Mexico for the pres ent in view of reports of antiAmer ican demonstrations Observations Back Idea of Expanding Universe Hubble Gives to Prof Einsteins Theories Prof Albert Einstein further expounded his theories of an expanding universe before the Prussian academy of sciences yesterday The doctrine has been given support by the ob servations of Prof E Hub ble at Pasadena Col where tho spectra of faint nebulae which seem to be receding Into space with velocities of 12000 miles a second have been photographed This photo work is described in the following of a series on Whats Going on in tho World Today By MILTON U HUMASON SpfrtmsropUt of tho Carnegie Institution rf Wannlnetnn Ofcservatory M Mnunl WUson foioTlcht TIKII Hy Tho AsiorlnlPd MOUNT WILSON OBSERVA TORY Cal June 11 100 inch reflector of the Mount Wilson observatory has been used during the last two years to photo graph spectra of faint nebulae These photo graphs have shown that some of the very re mote nebulae at distances greater than 100 million light years a light year is six million of million miles apparent Prof Einstein sight as second ly have velocities in the line of large as 12000 miles The direction of the motion Is al ways awiay from the earth that Is they appear to be receding and Dr Edwin P Hubble has shown that Turn tn Fare Column 3t MAY SEEK PRESIDENCY Europe Looks to U S for Aid in World Crisis NEW MOVE SET AFOOT FOR COLLABORATION MASON CITY HAS LEADING ROLE IN CHAMBER MEET Local Delegates Will Have Friday Program in Charge MASON CITY delegates to the an nual convention of the United States Junior Chamber of Com merce at Des Moines Thursday made preparations for what will be the Mason City part of the conven tion Friday The chief attraction on that oc casion will be the appearance of Col Hanford MacNider minister to Canada who will talk on American and Canadian relations Charles E Cornwell president of the Mason City group and George Wolf past president of the Mason City organi zation and one of the Iowa vice presidents will have charge of the roon luncheon meeting at whicn the colonel will speak Music for this occasion will be supplied by the Cloverleaf quartet which has been officially adopted by the Mason City unit Are Official Delegates Official delegates to the conven tion besides Mr Cornwell and Mr Wolf are Robert E Finlayson Dr Don FitzGerald Richard E Romey and Clarence Schukei 7t group leaving for the convention Thurs day included Millard Miller and Wil Us Patton John Chandler who is on hia vacation was ejecting to be r in L Des Moines to jpin Mr sori for a foursome in the golf tour nament Others who are expected to at tend from the Mason City divisions are Rodney P Lien Jay M Tubbe sing Jack Murray Jack Woisnak B J Logan Murray Goodman Leo M Sweesey BriceThomas Max Boyd Victor Glass and Lester Mil ligan secretary of the Junior divi ATTACKS PROHIBITION DES MOINES June 11 J Buttcnweiser of New York today launched an attack against the na tional administration and prohibi tion in the opening general business session of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce convention Prohibition Buttenweiser de clared Is a worse curse than the saloon It abolished and an obstacle in the way of economic recovery In 1930 It cost the American na tion he said forty mil Tcirn In rnfiir 4 Column A story of the STAGE and the old actor TONY HAROLD BELL BRIGHT A charming romance told in a striking mannert Starts Monday June 15 Never Previously Serialized in the GlobeGazette Friends of Mrs Glfftml Pin chot above wife of the gover nor Pennsylvania hint thut sho may attempt to be Iho first woman president of the United States should her husband fall to get the republican nomina tion She already has run un successfully for congress GIVEN OP FfllMEN IHM Message Confirms Reports That 18 Failed to Reply to Taps on Hull LONDON June 11 British admiralty had abandoned hope that any of the 18 men trapped in the sunken submarine Poseidon off Weinaiwel China might still be alive The commander in chief of the fleet in China sent word today that there is no foundation for reports that some of the crew who went down with the ship on Tuesday are still living His message confirmed reports that divers sent down from H M S Hermes had received no reply to messages tapped outon the sub marines hull TWO GHIGAGOANS KILLED IN CRASH Third Badly Injured When Large Monoplane Falls Near Toledo TOLEDO June 11 Chi cago men were killed and another was badly injured when a large monoplane crashed one mile from the Toledo airport shortly before noon today The cause of the ac cident is not known The dead are Capt M Rubncr 42 of the Illinois national guard and operator of the Rubner flying service in Chicago and Capt C F Kokus of the Illinois national guard Captain Rubner piloting the plane was killed Instantly Cap tain Kokus Hed In St Vincents hospital of a fractured skull Thomas F White Jr 34 con tractor the other passenger was burned and had a leg broken GERMANY UPSET BY RIOTS IN CITIES Mannheim Reds Throw Up Barricade and Fire on Police DERLTN June ll violence against the new emer gency taxation decrees in four wide lyseparated cities gave Chancellor Heinrich Bruening food for thot to day The most serious disturbance oc curred in Mannheim last night when radicals resented authorities efforts to break up their mass meeting Throwing up a barricade in the streets they fired on police and fire men and stood them off until the arrival of reinforcements Pavements were torn up street lights were smashed and thorofares were darkened before the battle was over No one however was known to have been injured Iollccman Killed A policeman was killed at Kassel by shots fired from the dark as au thorities were attempting to break up a communist demonstration The officers also were bombarded with beer mugs flower pots and stones from nearby houses After order had been restored the chief o police placed a ban on public manifesta tions In Frankfortonmalrx and Gel senk Irchen police were occupied ioyjanjog i W jed E roups whtcli the streets shouting down with Bruening Chancellor Bruening and his for eign minister Dr Julius Curtius ar rived home from their conference with British statesmen In London to find the storm clouds gathering in opposition to their latest measures to place the Reich on a firm finan cial foundation Approve Tax Decrees They discovered that not a single party not even their own had ap proved the tax decree and that the press was almost unanimous in clam oring for a reduction in reparation payments to lighten Germanys load The chancellor was understood to have been advised by American Ambassador Frederick M Sackett on the journey here that the Amer ican people are strongly averse to an international conference to re vise the Young plan The chancellor is expected to await the coming of Secretary of State Henry L Stim son before taking any formal ac tion Markets at A Glance NEW YORK rails lead clos ing rally German issues under pressure Utilities react under profittaking Foreign Ger man mark at new 1931 low Cotton Higher unfavorable weather forecast steady spot mar ket foreign buying CHICAGO weak cables and favorable spring wheat reports steady bearish Iowa state report hogs higher Algona Truck Driver Killed as Cars Crash Joe Zittritsch Dies In stantly After Collision SWEA CITY June 11 Joe Zit trisch Algona truck driver was in stantly killed about oclock this morning when the car he was drivj ing and an auto driven by John Kingston Armstrong merchant crashed on the east edge of Swea City It was expected an inquest in to the death would be held Zittritsch who is about 45 years of age was going east in the Al gona baking company truck on highway No 9 and Kingston was coming from the south on County road K The cars met with consider able impact and the truck turned over The Kingston car struck the front part of the truck Mr Kingston and his wife were bruised A helper who was with Zittritsch suffered shock but was not bruised Both cars were badly damaged by the impact Heavy Rainfall Floods Sioux City Basements SIOUX CITY June 11 99 inch rainfall at Sioux City Wednes day was one of the heaviest there this season Creeks were out of their banks and basements in houses were flooded Aged Bloomfield Woman Killed by Freight Train BLOOMFIELD June 11 William Elkins 74 was killed here Wednesday when struck by a Wa bash freight train ROGERS HOLLYWOOD Cal June Out here in Los Angeles It was sud denly the other day brot to pub lic attention that when school was out children that had been given their lunch because their parents couldnt afford it would be without Well the response by everybody was wonderful but you know thats the situation thats liable to exist in a lot of towns They might just for get that because school was out therewas no reason to keep up the lunches and there ia not a town or city that wont gladly do it People are marvelous in their generosity if they Just know the cause is there So just in case your town might have overlooked it out here it was the ParentTeachers that did it Some towns might not have that Yours CHAIRMAN FESS PRAISES HOOVER Predicts Renomination am ReElection in 1932 of wASHINGtON June 11 prediction of the renomination an reelection of President Hoover wa given young republicans today by Chairman Fess of the republicar national committee Departing from his prepared speech at the opening of the con ferencc the Ohio senator said When the American people re alize the service of President Hoov cr he will not only be unanimously renomfnatcd but overwhelmingly re elected Fess spoke after Postmaster Gen eral Brown had praised the prcsi dent as a party leader and for his courage patriotism patience ant wisdom AlUicks Insurgency Senator Fess also asserted in surgency in the party destroyed party responsibility and failed to abide by the facts Representative Free of California reviewed the life history of Presi dent Hoover He said the house wouid stand by him in the next congress because we believe In him Free also declared for the rcnom natlon of Mr Hoover and predicted his reelection Miss Rachel Hayward of Findlay Ohio Donald Sherbondie of Wash ngton and John B Chappie of Ash and Wis speaking as delegates irged party loyalty and activity Chappie also assailed insurgency Turning to the present era he said that Mr Hoover had taken and heroic steps at the outset of the depression in calling to tho white house leaders of in dustry and labor and fostering a move to maintain wages Hoover Capable The need of the hour said Sen ator Fess is a leader with a vision to comprehend the problem and the courage to withstand the organlzec clamor As was recently said we should jo thankful that we have at the lead of the nation a man who is the embodiment of alt that is ca pable strong patient sympathetic all that is protective conservative purposeful and beneficial Such a man is President Hoover Peter F Snyder assistant secrc ary of labor another speaker of he day went further than Senator Fess and called for the triumphant reelection of Mr Hoover Both speakers welcomed the tar Issue for the 1932 campaign each declaring the tariff wall a necessity to protect the American standard of living THREE ACKLEY FISHERMEN ARE OBJECT OF HUNT apsized Boat Found Near Island Off t Bayside I CLEAR LAKE June 11 The largest net on Clear Lnko was broi from Ventura and used this afternoon In an effort to find tho bodies of three Acklcy men believed to have drowned hero yesterday This net owned by the state game department drawn by tho Ititz and Princess boats Largo crowds wntehcd Iho dragging operations LEAR LAKE June the lake becoming continually rough er as the wind rose this after noon search for the bodies of three Ackley men believed to have been Irownecl here Wednesday afternoon ecame increasingly difficult Row joats had to be abandoned nnd arge power launches brot into play Tho men were Leslie Lemke 42 postofflcc clerk Herman Becker HS retired carpenter iind Robert Tonng 31 mechan ic at tho Gus Esscr garage all of Acklcy AVorkod All Night The accident is believed to have occurred over the great moaa bed cast the island off Bayside Searching parties have been work ing since Wednesday evening in an attempt to find the bodies The boatIn which tho men wont east of tfle water The was Dodge coupe belonging to Lemke in which the men came to the lake Wednesday morning is still parked under a tree at Bayside with sev eral pair of shoe in it Kid Not Return Altho a number of boats were on the lake in the vicinity all the after noon no one saw the boat over turn and the first intimation of the tragedy came with a call from tho Ackley postoffice asking why Lemke said to be well known in Ackley for his dependability did not return to work The men left Acklcy for the lake about 8 oclock Wednesday morning and went out on the water as soon as they reached the lake They car ried considerable equipment to the boat according to those who saw them load up The motor in the boat weighed 70 pounds One of the men had on a pair of hip hoots according to those who saw them go out Lalio Being Dragged The boat was found at daybreak with a cap a red mat several fish ing poles and other tackle and the lunch partly eaten floating beneath it The party finding the boat was made up of Vern eterson James Schncck Charles ey P W Fist ler and Welcome Hullster The mo tor was still on the boat Sheriff G Crcrs was at the lake working with the searchers made up of volunteers fire depart ment members and employes of the Huey boat line The lake being dragged and grappling hooks are being use1 An attempt to locate the bodies iiy flying so high over the lake that they become visible was made by Fred Symington Acklcy pilot On Tuesday the three men went Ashing together returning at about 3 oclock In the afternoon They told persona at the Hucy boat line at Turn tn 4 Column 12 Burmese Sentenced to Death for Uprising RANGOON Burma June 11 W natives were sentenced to death today and 26 others to prison for life for complicity In uprisings against the British government in he Tharawaddy district A Budd ilst monk was among those receiv ing life sentences IOWA WEATHER Lociil thumlershowers proh nble Thursday night oJid Frl j duy Somewhat cooler Thursday night In the west portion and In tho west nnd north central por tions Frl ilny i LOCAL STATISTICS i GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 84 Minimum In Night 65 At 8 A M Thursday 78 A high humidity Wednesday gave to the day a quality of discomfort that was out of consonance with the actual temperature Thursday opened In a manner almost identical with that of Wednesday except that the temperature was about 8 degrees higher at a corresponding1 hour The sun was at times ob scured by clouds and rain appeared to be in prospect   

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