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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home HARLON E R i ART F OF t A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS I n i 2 yOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVOS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 1 1931 HOME EDITION Argentina Unsettled Banishment of Four Indicates Revolt Is Near 222 SHOWERS BREAK IOWA DROUGHT I I By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 1 With recent tid ings that Gener al Uriburus dic t a to r s h i p at Buenos Aires had ordered Dr Har celo T de Alvear Dr Honorio Pu eyrredon Dr Carlos Noel every Latin American of the slightest conse quence either is a general or a doctor of some sort and Dr Jose Tamborino out of Argentina all doubt vanished that the River Platte republic is on the verge oC major proportions Dr de Alvear was the countrys last president before Dr Hipollto Irigbyen whose administration was overthrown by a revolution under General Uriburus leadership Dr Pueyrredop has held nearly every cabinet post in the republic and for merly was Argentinas ambassador in Washington Both are multi millionaires Dr Noel once was mayor of Buenos Aires Dr Tam borino tho less known abroad than Drs de Alvear Pueyrredon and Noel is a very influential politician among his own countrymen never theless A fair parallel in the United Suites would be the banishment not being the fashion here of Calvin Coolidge William G McAdoo Big Bill Thompson and1 for the sake of getting some big money into the comparison say Senator James on any particular charge but simply aa troublesome Police Forces of Country General Failure OF THE four men against whom Dictator Uriburus decrees ot e was pronounced Drs de Al r PueyrredonVanaV No ruly rate tnlscbuntry sderate liberals It is true that they have long been identified with what is known In Argentina asthe radical party but radicalism there is as frequent ly a mere label as the republican and democratic designations are here Drs de Alvear and Pueyrredoq Turn to Vaee 4 Column JUDGE RESIGNS AT IOWA FALLS John Wirds 5s Suggested as Successor to Hayes on Bench IOWA FALLS Aug 1 Judge Charles LHayes of the Su perior court here and judge of the juvenile court of Hardin county has filed his resignation with Mayor Frank M Cottrell The resignation becomes effective Judges Hayes said on tlio appoint ment and qualification of his suc Mayor Cottrpll forwarded the resignation to Governor Turner to day together with the indorsement of the Hardin county bar of Attor ney John Wirds of Iowa Falls for the appointment The reason Judge Hayes gave for his resignation was poor health He was appointed by Governor Ham mill when the superior court was established here in 1929 The fol lowing spring he was elected for a term of four years Judge Hayes for a number ol years was a practicing attorney in Eldora GRAFT CHARGED IN WICKERSHAM GROUP REPORT Six Major Charges Bro in Eighth Report to Hoover 117ASHINGTON Aug 1 M blanket indictment gainst th police forces of the country as General failure was handed dow today by the Wickersham commis sion In its eighth report to Presiden Hoover the commission charge that with few exceptions units i the system wer shot thru wit graft and in com petence and t o often were unde the direct contro of dishonest politi clans It asserted with out qualificatio that major crim inuls in a 1 m o s every large com munity are we known to the po lice but by reaso of the sinister in AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I knew he was dead but I didnt knpvy the property had been divided up until I noticed his daughters wasnt speakin to one another corrupt politicians over the chie and his force are allowed to con tinue their criminal careers Citizens Helpless The report concluded in shorl present police a3 too generally x leav the citizen helpless in the hands o the criminal class Six major charges were brol They follow in brief 1 The chief evil lies in the in secure short term of serviceof th chief or executive head of the polic force and in his being subject whil in office the control of poiiti ciana in the discharge of his du ties 2 The second outstanding evi of such poor police administration is the lack of competent efficien and honest patrolmen and subordi nate officers Need Communication 3 The third great defect is the lack of efficient communica tion systems whereby Intelligence of the commission of crime anci de scriptions of the criminals may be quickly spread over a wide terri tory and as part of that the nec essary equipment in motors to pur suetraces of tha criminals making their escape 4 The wellknown and oft re peated alliance between criminals and corrupt politicians which con trols in part at least where It does not wholly do so the police force of our large cities might well be taken as a primary cause of inef ficiency since it rules the head and every subordinate and lays a par Tiim to IaKe 4 Column ENGLANDS BANK IS GIVEN CREDIT Extension Is Arranged by France and United States NEW YORK Aug 1 federal reserve system today con cluded in cooperation with the Bank of France a credit to the Bank of England It was explained in high banking circles that the Federal Reserve bank of New York in cooperation with the other 11 banks of the fed ederal reserve system had ar ranged to purchase from the Bank of England up to 5125000000 in prime commercial bills as a meas ure to aid both American and Brit ish trade Bankers here applauded the ag gressive measures taken by the Bank of England to correct the situation arising from the flight of gold to the continent primarily to France and described the credit negotiated today merely as a meas ure to make the protection of ster ling exchange doubly sure Altho the Bank of England thru raising its discount rate from 2 to 4A per cent in the past two weeks has largely checked the Hight of its gold it is explained in Wall Street that the autumn is the season when the pound sterling is inclined to sag in terms of dollars as London is then paying for her importations of grain and cotton from the United States ESCAPED BOMBING GENOA Italy Aug 1 A bomb exploded in n street In the heart of the business sec tion today a few hours before King Victor Emanucl and Queen Elena arrived for tho launch ing of the ocean liner Rex It wus believed that the bomb Ing had some connection with the visit of the king and queen This was the fourth bomb explosion In Genoa in recent weeks Corn Pushed Up Again in Fresh Buying Chicago Receives Only 26 Cars in New Shipments CHICAGO Aug 1 Septem her corn spurred by fresh buying climbed to 53 to 54 cents a bushe at tho close on the Chicago boarc of trade today nftcr opening a 50 y Wheat which yesterday slumpec o a record low of 48 cents showec but a fractional gain during th mornings trading closing at 50 to 50 after opening at An uncertain opening followec he termination yesterday of trad ng in July contracts a corner in vhich had shot prices up to 72 cents a bushel to finish at the peak At midsession there was a sudden spurt of more than 3 cents a bushe n September futures which touchet 53 cents at 11 a m against a close around cents Friday Only 26 cars of corn were re ceived at Chicago today againsl 148 a week ago and 98 a year ago There was talk too of bullish crop next Monday With July wheat quoted at 48 cents a bushel the lowest price ever quoted here for wheat of any catc jory operators of the Chicago joard of trade gathered up loose nds the best they could for a fresh itart Markets at a Glance 1m NEW YORK Stocks utilities rove moderately Foreign strong Changes small Foreign terling advances bearish yearend tatistics CHICAGO bullish Canadian eports Good export sales insufficient rains entral west scarcity September of erings Striking Umpire Not Disorderly Conduct ATLANTA Aug 1 ball layer sockingan umpire is not dls rderly conduct Its simply the dls lay of an inherent characteristic 0 relieve pentup emotions Thus uled City Recorder John L Cone 1 dismissing charges against ohnny Dobbs Atlanta manager ho took a wallop at Umpire Ed oes 2 FLYERS MAKE FORCEDLANDING ON WORLD TOUR Only Sketchy Details of Pair Available at Jietiegari Aug 1 Civil avia tion authorities were advised today that Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon Jr roundtheworld flyers made a forced landing today at Jietiegari about 150 miles from Kustanaisk in the Cossack autono mous republic They came down at a m Moscow time p m low time the message said Only sketchy details were avail able but these indicated that the Americans had landed on premises occupied by the metal and golc trust Officials here telegraphed repre seutativcs of tha civil aviation so ciety in that vicinity to give th flyers all possible assistance Miles rrom Omak The townu of Kustanaisk is a little more than 1000 miles from Moscow and about 425 miles south west of Omsk It is about 1700 miles weat of Irkutsk which the flyers had hoped to make their first stop after Heav ing Moscow Th y got away from Moscow a p m yesterday a m Iowa time and intended to stop only at Irkutsk and Khabarovsk be fore attemptong a nonstop hop across theseaof Okhotskarid th Bering Sea to Nome whence thej planned a nonscop flight over th last legto New York 10 Hours Behind Mark They were approximately 10 hours behind tho Post Gatty round theworld mark at Moscow fcut with fewer and shorter stops they hoped to reduce their disadvantage Subsequent messages said the air men had detoured from the direct route to Sverdlovsk and came down because of bad weather They had been advised by tele gram to take off with a small quan tity of fuel and fly to Kustanaisk or Omsk about 450 miles away NEWTON STORE RAZED BY FIRE Three Story Building Dam aged to Extent of 000 to NEWTON Aug 1 Fire ot mdetermined origin destroyed tho hree story Lauerman department store early today causing an esti mated loss of between and 5200000 to the building and con tents The fire apparently started neir he elevator shaft to the rear of the luilding and had gained considerable leadway before it was noticed Flames were shooting from the roof before the arrival of the fire de artment Less than an hour after the fire vas discovered the second and third tories had follen in and the west vail had collapsed No one was In ured altho several lines of hose vere broken Nearby office buildings were va ated when it appeared they were hreatened A strong west wind however aided in keeping the fire onfined to the one building altho vindows In adjacent buildings were racked by the heat The Colfax fire department aided he Newton firemen Only one side wall remained landing among a mass of charred Firemen continued to play wa er on the smoldering debris as a recaution against spread of sparks o nearby buildings The fire was not brot under con rol until about this morning Bradshaw Named Head of Okoboji Property Group ARNOLDS PARK Aug 1 he Okoboji Protective association n organization of property owners long the lakes elected the fol wing officers Friday Charles S radshaw DCS Moincs president nd Mrs S P Oldfield of Mitchel Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug was funny in Chicago yesterday that judge not know ing anything about the U S government having a special treaty with Al Capone to let him off easy This backwoods judge was trying to treat him like a criminal Now the whole thing has got to go to court and ho will win and perhaps sue the government for defamation of character If all of our navigators ever get as reliable as our engines half our people will be spending their weekends at Mars and Venus perhaps Those old boys that went to Turkey did a mighty fine job Just the idea of going thore was as original as the feat itself Yburs WILL ROGERS GERMANY ASKED TO BUY WHEAT Purchase Is Suggested From Farm Board on Liberal Credit Terms WASHINGTON Aug 1 American government has suggeste to Germany that it buy wheat an cotton now held by subsidiaries o the Farm Board onliberal cred terms Ambassador Sackett at Berlin has suggested to the German ernmentlhaitltjnlght be of aasl tance to Germany if the board so it substantial amounts of its hok ings in wheat and cotton on eas credit terms It was said at the state depart ment today however that neitho the Farm Board nor the America government has yet received an request from Germany in nccordanc with the suggestion At the White House it was sai Ambassador Sackett had made th suggestion to the German govern ment on his own initiative bu with the full approval of Presien hoover Chairman Stone of the farm oard In a formal statement todaj said the farm board would author ize the stabilization corporation to sell wheat and cotton to Germany on credit terms if it would aid Ger many and American agriculture Denver Man Trapped in Folding Bed Is Killed Wife Hurt DENVER Aug 1 3 McLean 61 Denver barber was kilted and his wife Sarah 56 nar rowly escaped death when an old fashioned folding bed trapped them as they lay listening to a radio pro gram last night Mrs McLean was rescued by po rice after her screams had attract ed neighbors Police said she es caped death only because tha body of her husband who was a large mah kept the full weight of the bed off her McLeans head was caught be Aveen the top and bottom sections of the bed Authorities said he diec of a fractured skull lie E N Badgerow of Spirit ake Dr Ferdinand Smith of West koboji Dr Walter Mendenhall of oston W A Naurer of Council luffs and Henry Adams of Des olnes all directors NAUTILUS MADE READY FOR TRIP revisions Loaded on Suh in Preparation for Arctic Cruise BERGEN Norway Aug 1 The submarine Nautilus In which Sir Huhert Wllkins hopes to cruise under the ice across the top of the world arrived at Bergen from Ply mouth England today Prof Harold U Sverdrup and Dr Bernhard Villinger Arctic experts were at the Quay and greeted Sir Hubert Immediately after the arrival pro visions and scientific equipment were loaded aboard In preparation for tha Poiar adventure Robbins Jones Postpone Attempt to Fly to Tokio SEATTLE Aug 1 of adverse weather conditions Reg L Robbins and Harold S Jonas Fort Worth Tex aviators today postponed until tomorrow their sec ond attempt at a nonstop flight to Tokio CHICAGO BEGINS NEW OFFENSIVE TO HALT GANGS New York Police Hun for Men Causing Outbreaks pHICAGO Aug 1 new of fensive against Chicago gang stera was opened today It took the form of issuance bj the Chicago crime commission of i new list of public enemies addinf 28 names to the original roster o 28 which was headed by Alphens Capone overlord of Chicago gang dom The 28 additional names wer made public In a letter sent to publi officials urging that the antigaai campaign Da continued Amon them were those of men who fo years are reputed to have been pio neera in tho racketeering field They included Joe Fusco an a leged Capone liquor lieutenant Theodore Ted Nowberry once a power in the Georgo Bugs Moran gang Sam Little New York Campagnia a Capone follower Claude Maddox a suspect in th 1029 St Valentines day rrmssacr of seven Moran henchmen Bernar ODonnell alleged beer racketeer Anthony Red Kissane repute hoodlum and John Jack Barry alleged labor racketeer Will Bo Amplified At the same time the commissio promised that the list ymuld b amplified from time to time as ttii is by no means a complete catalo of Chicago Whos Who in Crime Its letter stressed that of th original 28 public enemies tw have been slain three were sent t penitentiaries and five others hav been sentenced One has been or dered deported three are awaitint trial five are fugitives from jus ice and seven have been cleared o Barges Another is free on bail awaiting a review of an extradition case Meanwhile Capone was free un der 550000 bond aa a result of his decision to try to withdraw his pleas of guilty to indictments harging income tax violation and onspiraey to violate the prohibition aw He had planned on taking his sentence this week but when iicavier penalties than he had bar gained for threatened him he changed his mind Other Decision Withheld Fededal Judge James H Wilker on decided yesterday to allow Ca pone to withdraw his guilty plea on the income tax case but withffek ils decision on the liquor indict ment ordering the grand jury to review the evidence and decide Tiim In Inco 4 Column BRAN IS SHIPPED TO FIGHT PESTS Governors Called Upon to Aid in Marshaling of Forces DES MOINES Aug 1 state department of agriculture an lounced today that a carload o bran for use in poisoning grasshop pers will be sent tonight to Mo nona and Harrison counties The department said a contract md been let to a Des Moines firm am that the material would arrive at its destination in time to be pread early next week John Fletcher attorney genera landed down a formal opinion to Jay that the appropriated nder the crop pest act could be sed to fight grasshoppers He ecommended however that the approval of the state budget dlrec or be obtained Governors Called Upon WASRINGTON Aug 1 lovernors of northwestern and cen ral states stricken by drought and rasshoppers were called upon to ay to aid in marshalling state and ederal forces to relieve present and uture distress George L Hoffman director of he agriculture departments seed oan office dispatched telegrams to ie chief executives of Montana th and South Dakota Iowa Ne raska and Minnesota leir assistance in determining icir needs for government funds o meet the situation At the request of President oover the department already as begun a survey thru county gents which is expected to show hat relief is necessary for the re ninrter of the summer and next inter CRITICALLY ILL THOMAS A EDISON Condition of Edison Said to Be Worse Family Is Called to Home of Famous Inventor ORANGE N J Aug 1 The Associated Press learned toda that Thomas A Edison is criticnll ill at his home at Llewellyn Par It has been known for severa days that the aged inventor ha been indisposed but statement from his associates concerning liU condition have not been alarming They have said that Mr Edison was bothered by tho extreme heat ant for that reason had temporarily dis continued work at his laboratory Mr Edisons son Charles Edison asked concerning his father said he ivas critically ill Members of the Edison familj were called to the Llewellyn Park lome yesterday afternoon when Mr disons condition appeared to be come worse Is Greatly Weakened Tho particular aliment from vhlch the 84 year old inventor is uffering could not be learned In irmities of age aggravated by the icat were believed generally to have weakened him greatly News of his condition is carefully The Edison home is virtu lly inaccessible to oil save very close friends Llewellyn park itself s a private residential section of Grange with watchmen at its en trance Reports Wero Varied These circumstances have result ed in various reports as to Mr Edi sons health His associates have aken the stand that the best In erests of the inventors various nisinesa would be best served if no alarming reports were given out The graveness of Mr Edisons Ilness was first learned today from his son Contracts for Three Pipe Lines Are Let KANSAS CITY Mo Aug 1 I contracts in connection with i 120 mile piping project between Osceola Iowa and Omaha were awarded Friday by the Great Lakes Line company here Truman nd Smith Eldora Kans was warded a four and six inch pipe ontract John Whitehurst Ponca Uty Okla contract for building pump station near Corning The ermanent Construction company Chicago for a terminal building t Omaha Work is expected to start Vug 5 Named Managing Editor at Marshalltown Aug 1 K Hoopes for nine years manag ng editor of the Mitchell S Dak vening Republican has been amed managing editor of the Mar halltown TimesRepublican suc eeding the late Rodney C Wells r Hoopes also has been connected ith the St Paul Dispatch and the hicago Tribune He has had nearly 0 years of newspaper work MASON CITY HAS FIRST RAIN FOR 28 DAY PERIOD Showers Said to Provide Only Brief Relief From Heat JUIASON CITY received its first rain since July 4 when 10 of an inch fell in a gentle shower which started about 9 oclock Satur day morning The weatherman pre dicted that showers Saturday would not bring a real break in the North Iowa drought but would be only a short intermission in the heat wave Greeted With Jielief Rain Friday that fell generally altho not in large quantities in the state helped abate 100 degree tenv per attires In many places altho a maximum of 105 was recorded at inwood according to the Associated Press lowans who have wilted in broil ing heat lasting almost three wceka read with relief a prediction oftho weather bureau here that Saturday ould he cloudy and that much leeded Unmdershowers would arriva Saturday afternoon or night Cooler weather also was forecast in certain portions tonight and Sun day Half of the state received pre cipitation Friday Estherville had 03 inch TTort Dodge 04 Carroll 107 Atlantic 51 Clarinda 03 Lamoni 36 Boonc 11 Charles City 01 Decorah 25 Waterloo 40 Dubuque 12 Cedar Rapids 02 Iowa City 03 and DCS Moines Iowa Falls Marshalltown Albia and Keokuk a trace Is of Groat Value Workers at the weather bureau said the rain particularly in places where it fell in some quantity would be of great value to crops especially corn The northern third of Iowa where drought conditions were becoming acute was especially lielpecJ Yesterdays rain came early enough to lower high reading in many places altho Esthcrville re ported 101 degrees Iowa Falls and Alta 302 and seven QO Fort Dodge Burlington Boonc Marshalltown Atlantic and Clar degrees Other maxi numa were Decorah diaries City 3es Moincs and Creston 98 Sioux City Keokuk and Omaha BG La moni and Albia 95 Davenport 34 Cedar Rapids S3 Iowa City 9l and Dubuque 88 FLOOD IS EXPECTED MCGREGOR Aug i ng the warning of the great spirit i small tribe of Indians was moving rom lowlands alongthe Iowa river and near the Mississippi today Their eyes were toward the hilln or they were afraid of a great lood The great spirit the Indians said md warned them that rain would fall today and for 20 days hence Sfie IOWA WEATHER Iurliy cloudy to cloudy Sat urday night and Sunday Thiiii dershowors Saturday afternoon or night Cooler Saturday night in tio west and extreme Koutli cast portions and south nnd oust portions Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock aturclay morning Maximum Friday lot Minimum n Nljrlit 7L At 8 A Sf Saturday 71 For the first time since July 4 a easurahle amount of rain fell in fason City Saturday forenoon It egan at about 9 oclock nnd con nued until 11 leaving 10 of an rich of precipitation in the official tin gage While inadequate for he pressing needs this moisture as enormously welcome every bit f it being absorbed by the parched 11 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Aug 1 utlook for the week beginning londay For the Upper Mlssisaipji nd lower Missouri valleys and tha orthern and central Great rising temperatures within first oC week normal or above fter Local showers by Tuesday or Vertnesday and possibly again to close   

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