Mason City Globe Gazette, July 30, 1931

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1931, Mason City, Iowa H A ft L 0 N E R HIS E M A 3 T DEP T OF IOWA ors MOi NTS A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIA NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 30 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 220 New Triple Alliance U S Great Britain and Germany May Form Pact CAPONE TRIES TO CHANGE PLEA By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N G T ON July 30 The ti o n d o n Daily Express which speaks especial ly for ultraTory sentiment in England p r e diets a new tri ple a 1 1 i a n c e consist ing of Great Britain the United States and Germany Whether signi ficantly or not the three coun tries are named in that order The Express does not indeed prophesy that the task of linking their destinies can be accomplished rapidly It recognizes that the pro cess must be gradual The thing it does point out is that the sevenpower conference in Lon don relieved Germanys economic troubles only very temporarily if at all A huge loan to the Father land for a term of a generation or two soon will be necessary argues the Express to save the Teutonic people from catastrophe which tlie whole world will feel The British and Americans says the Express simply cannot afford such a disas ter but will have to put up the cap ital to prevent it And then adds the London news paper the new triple alliance will begin lo take form OF COURSE the average Ameri can will answer that any idea of Yankee participation in an amal gamation of Yankee and European interests is perfectly ridiculous Nevertheless It is Interesting to note that it is seriously forecast hy an unquestionably higher influential English daily It is clear also that an arrange ment of the sort outlined would be astly desirable from the British New Record Set as Flyers Reach Istanbul 4 BRUEHING Witt REVEAL PLANS German Cabinet Working on Economic Difficulty Offensive BERLIN July 30 the end of this week Chancellor Bruen ing Is expected to make public the comprehensive plan of action which the cabinet has been working out in almost uninterrupted sessions for the nations offensive against its economic difficulties By that time it is expected tha financial experts of several nations will have completed their task of surveying Germanys needs and lin ing up creditors to leave credits un disturbed in Germany The Swiss French and the Dutch are still holding out for guarantees which German industry is not ready to agree to Immediately but a set tlement on this point is expected to morrow or perhaps tonight Then the way will be open for re sumption of normal commercial bank payments on Monday Omaha Man Elected by 168tb Veterans GLENWOOD July 30 C Meadows of Omaha was namec president of the veterans of com pany I 168th infantry at a reunion here Wednesday Other officers in cluded Elmer Boyce Glenwood vice president Phillip Minner Counci Bluffs secrefary and treasurer C B Day Glenwood chaplain and D N Barnett Glenwood historian AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt even know that newspaper man was goin to take the picture until I seen all the women crossin then legs to get fixed BREAK MARK OF FRENCH AIRMEN N DISTANCE HOP New NonStop Mark Set for Heavier Than Air Machines ISTANBUL Turkey July 30 tlaiming a new worlds nonstop distance record Russell Boardman and John Polando brot their trans Atlantic monoplane Cape Cod down it the airport here at p m a m CST today In the 49 hours and 20 minutes since they took off from Floyd Ben nett field New York on Tuesday morning they had been sighted only once and that was over New oundland just before they headed out across the Atlantic Grinning broadly and shaking heir own hands above their heads hey climbed out of tneir sturdy Jlane while a great crowd among hem most of the members of the American colony cheered Ambassador Joseph C Grew ave them a hand out ofthe cock pit and introduced them to the governor of Istanbul A squad of Turkish police presented arms dur ng the brief ceremony Was Fine Trip We are very happy at having accomplished our purpose of beat ing the worlds nonstop record Boardman told the Associated Press correspondent it was a fine trip The ocean and today were ftey first made nonstop toEurbpefrbniNevJ York since 1827 when Lindbergh led the way and was followed by Chamberlin and Byrd All other North Atlantic flights to Europe iiave been from Newfoundland or Maine Welcomed by Crowd A sizable crowd which had waited more than eight hours at the airdrome for the Cape Cods arrival pushed ineo a small recep tion room of the Turkish air com mandant where Turkish aviators and civilian officials of the Turkish aviation league offered punch and cakes to the American airmen Asked whether ho preferred punch or lemonade Polando laughed and said what I really want more than anything in the world is a bath But he and Boardman drank the punch and despite their fatigue beamed as the governor of Istanbul and Ambassador Grew toasted them Polando handed to the governor a letter from President Hoover to President Mustapha Kemal of Turkey The aviators were in such good spirits they even consented to sign a dozen autographs REACHES TURKEY From the time Boardman and Polando left Floyd Bennett field New York until they came down at Turn to IrtKR 4 Column 14 GARS JUMP RAILROAD TRACK Quarter of Mile of Track Is Torn Up West of Clear Lake Junction Fourteen cars jumper the rails and tore up a quarter mile of track when the Chicago Great Western freight train No 7i was wrecked two miles southwest of Clear Lake Junction about oclock Wed nesday night A rigid truck which failed to turn on a curve was blamed for the accident according to local railroad officials A gang or 100 men started clear ing the wreck about an hour after H occurred but the track was blockec for 12 hours before it was repaired sufficiently for trains to pass over Another day will be required before the wreckage Is cleared away how ever officials said Great Western trains were detoured by way of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific road thru Hampton while the track remained blocked Most of the cars were badly dam aged and some of them were demol ished The locomotive did not leave the track and no one was injured The eighteenth car back of the en gine was the first one to leave the track Six cars of wheat a car of merchandise and the caboose at the rear of the train were not derailed MOST OF NATION HAS RELIEF TWO AREAS SWELTER Ohio and Indiana Section and Southwest Still Suffer Heat Associated Prosa Photo Russell Boardman pilot of tho American Liberty arrived at Istanbul Turkey Thursday after spanning the Atlantic Herndon and Pangvorii at Berlin Port Flyers Reach German Soil Will Go on to Moscow BERLIN July 30 Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon Jr flying around the world in their red monoplane landed at Tempelho airdrome this evening at p m p m C S T from Croydon England The two arrived at Wales last night and later took off for Moscow their original objective coming by the way of Berlin Herndons first words as h stepped to the ground from tin plane at Wales were What hap pened to Boardman The faces of the two airmen fel when they were informed that no definite news had yet been receivct about the Istanbxil flyers Russel Boardman and John Polando who took off from New York about th same time they did Had Nice Trip We had a nice trip and flev above fog most of tile way but los our bearings a little bit toward the eqd which made it necessary for us to come down said Pangborn Aside from black circles unde their eyes the flyers showed no il effects from their long trip The two pilots set the time o their transAtlantic flight at exact ly 32 hours It wouldnt vary a minute sai Pangborn We estimated the dia tance at about 3150 miles iWuch Gasoline Left The fliers first landing on th side of the Atlantio was made a Moylegrove Wales five miles south west of Cardigan That rarmer sure was surprise when we told him who we were an where we came from said Pang born We could hardly make him believe us at all Altho the landing near Cardiga was made on a hazardous hillside th red monoplane was undamaged There wag gasoline in the tanks fo at least another eight hours Jour ney the pilots said While the two men slept at th Cardigan inn thousands arrived in the dark from miles around to se the plane Only about 300 gallons of gaso line was taken aboard here a Croydon just enough to reach Ber lin where tha fliers expected t land this afternoon refuel and g on to Moscow Croydon they sal was too small for a takeoff with heavy load of fuel Methods for Halting Iowa Pests Studied First Big Offensive Against Hoppers Started MONDAMIN July 30 een agents of Western Iowa coun ties met here today for a demon tratlon meeting and pledged their iupportin a statesponsored move ment against grasshoppers Tho meeting in charge of Dr G C Decker assistant state ento mologist was attended by state of ficials entomologists county super visors and other workers who thus began Iowas first great offensive against the invading hordes of in sects Much Poison Bought Decker announced at the session that the state had already pur chased 15 carloads of poison Pres ent plans call for the use of poi soned mash along highways creeks and waste lands where the hoppers are congregating in the weeds State entomoogsts gave demon strations of how to mix and apply poisoned bran and to judge whether he insects are present in numbers sufficiently largeto causo serious Jamage Todays meeting was the first great offensive against tho invad ing hordes Surveys will be taken immediately In Monona and Harrl lon counties to determine the ex tent of the damage and to outline further steps Investigations will be made in other counties as soon as possibl Officials Are I resent Among those present at todays demonstration were State Secretary StormswKcriaidumisuaIvi61ence Hof Mark Thornburg By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE entire country save for two sweltering sections enjoyed at east temporary relief from soaring temperatures Thursday One of those areas comprised of ndiana western Ohio and north Kentucky continued to swelter un der the intense heat The other a arger one was made up of Ne raska Kansas Missouri Okla homa Arkansas and Texas Not only were inhabitants suffering in hese sections but the corn crops were firing and an alarming dan ger of drought was reported the east and northeast en joyed a temporary break In the high temperatures there were predic ions that the high humidity would remain and that the equally toutur ng heat would return for another stand Treated for Heat Sickness In Washington a number the census bureau employes were treated for heat sickness Deaths attributable to the heat in Penn sylvania Kentucky Maryland New York and surrounding states were set at 20 In the northwest however tem peatures of a winter variety pre vailed in some sections in many sections sent the mercury tumbling in many sections during the past 24 hours A severe rair and hurricane thru central Vermont knocked power lines out and clut tered the highways with wreckage Violent winds prevailed in New York Maine and many other sec tions of New England General storms also brot down the temperatures in Ohio Wiscon sin Michigan Illinois Utah and other sections Southwest Suffers The southwestern district suf fered the most severely Tempera tures in Kansas City were 101 Stockton Kans 107 Emporia Kans 108 Lincoln Nebr 103 Omaha 100 St Louis 98 While the southern states contin ued to have seasonable weather the Rocky Mountain region had cooler temperatures as did the Pacific coast Grasshoppers which laid waste to whole sections in the Dakotas Ne braska and Iowa were reported ic northern Michigan and the dreadet army worm appeared in sections of Minnesota Drought conditions existed in the southwest and in Montana and northern Idaho forest fires raged LITTLE IOWA CHANGE DES MOINES July SO Little change in temperature WPF accorded Iowa today The seventeenth day of a hea wave of such uniform heat that 9f degrees were considered comfort able was upon the state today duplication was forecast yester Tarn Pace 4 Cnlumn T ROBBED FROM OHIO BANK Pistols and Machine Gun Are Used by Three Men in Holdup CANTON Ohio July 30 UP Three unmasked robbers attired a railroad workmen robbed th Brewster Banking company in southwestern Stark county of 540 000 in currency and bonds today Two of the men were armed will pistols and the other carried a ma chine gun Banking officials sal the bulk of the loot was in curren cy Zeppelin Returns From Arctic Cruise BERLIN July 30 from a six day cruise into the Arc tic the Graf Zeppelin landed at Templehof airdrome at p m today a m CST and Dr C J Drake and Dr G Decker state entomologists The purpose of the school today was to Instruct western farm lead ers so that they can direct activities of individual farmers in their ter ritory This was seen as the major part of the warfare The state with funds coming from the 550000 crop pest act will obtain and distribute poisoned bran mash for use along highways creeks drainage ditches and waste lands the farmers being expected to continue the work on their own premises Two demonstrations were held last week in Harrison county As a result it is said farmers in that locality are already using poison mash widely 50 POLICEMEN IN DISGUISE WATCH FOR MURDERERS Men of Italian Descent Hunt Clews in Gang Child Killing EW YORK July 30 policemen of Italian extraction disguised as workmen or men about own strolled the streets of Har ems Little Italy today their ears open for a clew to the child slaying on Tuesday The police department urged on by an aroused citizenry and newspa per rewards totalling sent every available man to ferret out each minute clew that might lead to the gunmen who took the life of one child and sent four others to he hospital In trying to shoot down heir intended victim a still unlden ified man Detectives were hampered by the reticence of a griefstricken Sicilian community yet they doggedly kept on bringing in suspects and check ng the motor vehicle bureau files for owners of green touring cars It was such an automobile that drew up to the curbing at East 107th street and sprayed the front of the Helmnr club a pool room full of gun slugs Whether a beer feud or a policy gaming racket was responsible for the shooting could not bo ascer tained Commissioner Mulrooney and Assistant Chief Inspector Sullivan commanding the detective division saidtoday1 whenthey took personal charge of the hunt Governor Roosevelt commented on the shooting as a damnable out rage Commander Mulrooney took the occasion to urge the enactment of federal laws against the sale of firearms DAMAGE IN BUTLER ALLISON July first grasshopper damage reported in Butler county is in a 10 acre alfalfa plot at the VV S Austin farm near Dumont About half of the leaves havo been stripped from the alfalfa and all the leaves from the new clover seedlings County Agent John Mullins used poison bait consisting of paris green and wet bran mash at the Austin farm in an effort to prevent the grasshoppers from des troying the adjacent cornfields The method being used is to cut all bu a 20 foot border of the alfalfa and to put tho poison on this and also on a 20 foot border of the cornfield Injured in Street GlaslicB NEUEMUENSTER Germany July window of a cafe wai smashed with stones and bottle and two national socialists wen seriously injured in street clashes here today between national social ists and communists Stockbuyer Killed as Auto Overturns GRAND RIVER July 30 F A Greenland farmer and stock buyer was killed yesterday when his car ditched and overturned Charles Frye driver was not in jured Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July reading of our army survey of a new canal by Col Dan Sultan But what you havent read is the wonderful work that he and his crew did during the Nicaragua earth quake He moved in with his whole outfit among which were some splendid doctors and they worked day and night there They and the marines were in the right place at the right time That time he explained the can al to me down there Folks that like to dig canals there is a good place to dig one Would cost but Lord the way we are going whats seven hundred more million in hock for us We are sunk anyhow So lets get a series of canals then save the best one Yours WILL ROGERS BROT BEFORE JUDGE TARIFF DEBATE 4 WAY AFFAIR Dickinson Calls Replies ol Mississippian Just Anqther Dodge WASHINGTON July 30 Senator Dickinson Iowa republican who started the tariff argument anew by asking Senator Harrison democrat of Mississippi what changes he would make in existing rates had started a four way affair today To Harrisons answer challenging the lowan to a debate Dickinsor had retorted just another dodge Hewas perfectly willing to de bate however but suggested HarrI son explain the inconsistencies in your record on the tariff first Senator Smoot republican co author of the tariff bill made It a four cornered argument by ques tioning statements made by Sena tor George democrat before his state legislature in Georgia Speaking in general terms Smoot said you and your dmo cratic senators have repeatedly al leged that certain rates are to high If there is anything at all in the democratic tariff argument name those rates LINDBERGHS 60 ON TO OTTAWA Leave North Haven for Nex Stop on Vacation Trip to Orient NORTH HAVEN Maine July 30 a nights rest with the 13 months old son Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh took off to day at p m CST for a 37 mile flight to Ottawa next uled stop on their vacation trip t the Orient The two had landp here yesterday afternoon after com ing from North Beach N Y where they had been halted by ra dio trouble Iowa Farmer Killed in Fall From Wagon CENTERVILLE July 30 William Deitrich 60 was kille yesterday on the William Edd farm south of here when he fei from a load of hay AL CAlONE FightAgainst Gangs Brings Good Results Government Prepares to Send Capone to Prison By RODERICK M GRANT CHICAGO July 30 man vho made bootlegging an industry came to time today The government preparing to send Alphonse Capone to prison lad achieved another great victory n its relentless war upon the crim inal gangs grown rich by flouting prohibition But Capone magnate of the al cohol trademillionaire controller of gambling houses vice labor rackets dog tracks narcotic ped dling slot machine pone was the first to plead guilty to the double charges of conspiracy o violate the prohibition act and evasion of income taxes Secret Six Formed The determined government cam paign against public enemies had ts inception in the public exasper ation with organized crime which nrystalizcd in the formation of the secret six crime committee of the Association of Commerce Business leaders solicited the al liance of the government to elim inate the gangster Already thQ Lools were in the fire for intelli ence operatives under A P Mad den head of the Chicago unit work ing for the internal revenue bureau had begun in 1927 an investigation of the wealth of Ralph Capone brother of Al An offer of 51000 settlement from the notorious gang ster on a plea oC poverty secmeil preposterous and the investigators went to work to prove Capono u millionaire Successful Proscoullons Madden directed the under cover inquiry and George E Q Johnson U S district attorney for northern Illinois piloted the series of suc cessful prosecutions thru the federal courts Other notorious gang leaders face prison terms for dodging tax pay ments on their Illgained wealth Ralph Caponea conviction his year penitentiary term and 000 fine for offering a fraudulent compromise on his income taxes has been upheld by the U S circuit Turn n rnxn t Column DECISION TO BE IVEN FRIDAY BY DERAL JUDGE Henderson Declares Al Cannot Bargain With Court pHICAGO July 30 Judge James H Wilkerson to day deferred until Friday afternoon n decision on a request by attorneys for Scarface Al Capone for per mission to withdraw his pleas of guilty to violation of Income tax and prohibition laws The defendant said Judge Wil kerson must be made to under stand he cannot bargain with this court Attorney Michael Ahern had asked leave to change the plea and place the gang chieftain on trial contend ing defense and government had en tered on agreement approved by the attorney general of the United States under which the prosecution would propose a lenient punishment Unheard of Says Judge Such an agreement betxveen at orncys was unheard of Judge Wilkerson declared He said neither court or counsel had the power to jive advance judgment In a crim inal case calling upon George E Q Johnson district attorney to ex plain the purported agreement He was told that Johnson and Capones attorneys had conferred shortly after the indictments were returned in June and Johnson had agreed to propose certain recommendations and had told thJ defense attorneys his recommendations invariably had been accepted by courts before which he appeared Judge Wilkerson said he could not take the responsibility for mislead ing the defendant and adjourned court until 2 p m tomorrow when he will announce his decision The court pointed out there wag no need to withdraw a guilty plea Your plea of guilty he said was made without qualification The district attorney is doing alt he can to live up to his part of tho agreement The court call give as surance that the district attorneys recommendations will be weighed Confirms Communications U S District Attorney George E Q Johnson confirmed the defense attorneys statement that he had communicated with the department of justice relatives to recommenda tions and handed Judge Wilkinson the correspondence between his of fice and Washington for perusal The Judge said he would keep the communications confidential Tho move to change Capone3 plea came after a morning court session during which the court ord ered presentation of evidence this afternoon and Informed the defense Capone himself must assume the witness stand and answer all prop er questions concerning himself he would gain leniency Ahern went before the court at the opening of this afternoons ses sion and said he had been given to understand the court would ac quiesce with the governments rcc omcndations You never conferred with me interposed Judge Wilkcrson Ahern added that his agreement with the prosecutors was that no evidence would be offered and no questions would he asked of Canone Markets at a Glance NEW YORK StocksSteady Chrysler near years high foreign and rail issues break Gulf Oil strong CHICAGO forecast rain Can ada larger Russian exports July higher covering others lower forecast showers northwest to strong lowan Thot to Have Sent Cancer Specific CHICAGO July 30 truck load 1800 bottles of alleged can cer specific distributed by Lester Tilton who is under investigation by federal authorities of the food and drug administration was seized by a deputy U S marshal yesterday at the Feliclan Sisters convent Tilton is alleged to have shipped the stuff from Clinton Iowa in interstate commerce IOWA WEATHER 1nrtly cloudy and unsettled Tliursrtny night und Friday not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday Minimum In Night S6 At 8 A RF Thursday 80 Altho Wednesdays maximum was above 00 a figure usually con sidered hot the day seemed cool to North lowans accustomed as they are now to temperatures of 100 ur above Thursday the wind which Tuesday night shifted to the north was back in the south and the 8 oclock temperature was 5 degrees above that at a corresponding hour Wednesday ;

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