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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER TI1AT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 13 1931 E EDITION Couzens for Insurance Proclaims Method to Prevent Jobless Suffering By CHARLES V STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 13 CPA e x t winte will be just th time to make an other strong bit for unemploy raent insurance in Senator Jame Couzens opinion Senator Cou zens recognize that emergency relief will b needed first am favors an extra congressional ses sion beginning not later than October to pro vide it but the present crisis hav ing been met he considersit es sential to lay the foundation of a permanent insurance system for the future It is doubtful whether anyone else in todays public life has the Michigan lawmakers intimate ac quaintance with socalled working class problems He began poor himself Later as is well known he graduated into the ranka of Arhericaa very foremost industrial leaders Retired from business life and launched on a po litical career tho heaven forbid that he should bo described as a in connection with his then chairmanshp of the senate committee on education and labor he conducted a few years ago per haps the most thoro investigation Turn to 1aso 21 Column HOOVER DENIES FALL CLEMENCY Advice bf Prosecutors and Contrary WASHINGTON Aug 13 Executive clemency was denied to day to Albert B Fall former secre tary of the interior serving a sen tence of a year and a day for ac cepting a bribe Attorney General Mitchell an nounced that the application for clemency Tvould not be granted by President Hoover Tbe reason for the denial was given that none of the three prose cutors and judges whose opinions were asked on the petition advised clemency Signed by Mitchell A recent executive order signed by both President Hoover and At torney General Mitchell provided that when none of the persons so consulted advises clemency the pa pers shall not be sent to the presi dent except in exceptional cases The attorney general said he had determined there was no reason to make a special order submitting the papers to the president and thus the plea in behalf of Fall automatic ally was denied Besides the year and a day sen tence Fall was fined He began serving his sentence severa weeks ago in Santa Fe New Mex ico THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONSSECTION ONE GANDHI BREAKS NO 232 BRITISH Police to Search Houses in Havana for A DEATH LIST FOR REVOLT IN CUBA MOUNTS PAST 60 Province Troops Look fo Reputed Leader of Movement TJAVANA Aug 13 re H ports from yesterdays clashe between government forces am rebels bringing the unofficial death list in Cubas revolution to more han 60 national police today werr prepared to start searching Havana louses for arms in an effort 16 pru vent the uprising spreading here All buildings in the capital wil be searched and persons found with arms sent to Cabana fortress it was announced after police chiefs conferred with Dr Oetavio Zubi zarreta interior secretary Fall in Combat Twentythree fell in combat yes erday in Pinar Del Rio province cene of all important fighting thiif ar A three hour battle at Cejas Del Negro accounted for 15 fatali ies while eight students were am ushed by soldiers near Artemisa The rebels lost 26 prisoners In Pinar Del Rio province troops vere looking for Gen Mario G VIenocal former president who is reputed to be leading the move ment General Menocal was reported to e hiding there with a bodyguard f seven men Quiet Reigns Telegrams from 21 provincial anc military authorities said peace and uiet reigned in their districts ex ept for minor victories for the jovernment and suriender of rebel etachments Other sources said lowever that the revolt spirit was rowing in the provinces of Pinar 3el Rio and Matanzas with contin al movements of men in other dis ricls Secretary of the Interior Zubi arreta said the government con emplates with serenity the events are taking place in Cuba It as rejected the various offers to rganize militia against the rebels ce the national army and navy re enough to reestablish quickly order in the republic 3 Given Consideration A brief statement handed to news apermcn by Mitchell today pointed lut that the application for clem ehcy had not been made by himself as is ordinarily required but had been submitted in his behalf by a number of officials and citi zens of New Mexico It was said this application never thelesshad been given the careful and complete consideration required by the rules governing applications for pardon AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont know of anything that makes ynu more popu lar than a Summer cottage with three spare bedrooms ABADE FIRE Blaze Started by Explosion From Pouring Gasoline Into Radiator BATTLE CREEK Mich Aug 13 men were killed and five others were burned one of them so severely he was expected to die in an explosion and fire in a garage on the outskirts of this city today Two of the dead were identified as Floyd Carlyle and Robert Fen ton employes of the garage The third victim was tentatively identi fied as Clare Higgins of Nashville Mich Albert Latta another employe of the garage was reported near death in a hospital Firemen were digging in the debris In the belief one and possibly two bodies were in the ruins Jack Glenlus the proprietor of the garage who was reported miss ing after the explosion later was located unhurt Firemen said the explosion oc curred when an employe poured gasoline into the heated radiator of an automobile believing the fluid to be water AIR RAID ON GRASSHOPPERS Associated Praia Photo Determined to halt the invading armies of grasshoppers which htwo ruined erowincr fields in many midwest states farmers resorted to use of planes in spraying tho fields with poison bran masb Abovo picture shows q plane releasing poison over a field in Valley Iowa Oil Men Look to Texas Bill to Help Them Act Approved by BotJ Houses and Signed by Governor AUSTIN Texas Aug 13 Continent oil men today looked for better times in a distressed industry due to a conservation bill passed by the Texas legislature and eight days of enforced shutdown of Okla loma production Murray by Gov W H Booster Planes From Council Bluffs Make Visit to Des Moines DSS MOINES Aug 13 Council Bluffs group of boosters for the Iowa State Grocers association convention Aug 23 21 and 25 at Council Bluffs which arrived here by plane Wednesday afternoon re turned home this morning The group was entertained by the board of directors of the local as sociation at dinner Wednesday V Is Examiner in Charge CLARION Aug Dougherty hag been named exam iner In charge of the affairs of the closed Clarion Savings bank He has opened the bank for the liquidation of the banks affairs The Texas measure designed to ut a stricter curb on oil produc ion was overwhelmingly approved y both houses and signed by Gov loss S Sterling last night a few lours before the adjournment of a 30 day special session called by the governor to enact oil legislation Refuse to liaise An indication of a break in re iners refusal to hike crude oil rices to the a barrel minimum demanded by the fiery Oklahoma ihief executive was seen in an offer iy the Cashing Refining and Goso ine company of Gushing Okln to ay that amount for needed crude Murray stopped production In Ok ahoma prorated fields August ind except for the Gushingoffer he top prico for crude has been 52 ents Texas conservation bill was es pecially aimed at the young but gi jantic east Texas field where over production was generally credited iy oil men as bringing about un irofltable prices for crude Bill Compromise The bill which oncomes effec Lve at once was a compromise Oilmen said it would tend to thwart fforts of Oklahoma refiners to ob ain Texas crude without boosting risea as demanded by Governor lurray Action by the legislature followed bitter session in which a conser vation measure waa virtually des paired of by independent operators following the defeat rf the admin istration program night last Saturday The bill provides the state rail road commission Texas Oil regula tory body with authority to prevent al forms of physical waste in oil and gas production and calls for a stringent procedure for operators violating the commissions orders Man and 2 Daughters Held After Death of lowan in Car Crash BURLINGTON Aug 13 X C Hepler of Streator III and his two daughters were held here Wednesday night In connection with the death of Mrs May Donohue 42 Corning in an auto accident Sher iff A T Stansell of Osceola re quested their detention Keplers car collided with that of Mrs Dono hue on a hill near Osceola No charges had been filed Wednesday FLYERS NOT SENT BY GOVERNMENT Castle Denies HerntJon and Pangborn Were Acting for U S WASHINGTON Aug 13 ingSecretary Castle of the state department denied officially today that Hugh Herndon Jr and Clyde Pangborn American flyers held in Tokip for violation of Japanese es pionage laws had been acting for the American government The acting secretary made the de nial after newspapermen called his attention to rumors that tho two flyers In taking pictures of Japan ese fortifications had been acting for the American government Mr Castle added he had asked the American embassy in Tokio for further details of the case after the embassy had informed the state de partment it was employing its good offices on behalf of the flyers Warned Not to Aug 13 Jl Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon Jr American flyers held for qucstion ng because they allegedly took pho tographs of fortified areas while flying over Japan were ordered to day by government officials not to eave Tokio pending decision of their case under penalty of impris onment The order waa issued at the con clusion of a long period of miestion ngby the public procurator who will determine whetner court action shall be taken against the aviators who flew here from Siberia to start a transPacific flight after aban doning an attempt to circle the lobe started in New York Expect Decision Sooh The procurator did not say when e would give bis decision but an assistant told Herndon it probably vould be soon The flyers were questioned in separate rooms today covering much of the ground previously gone ver and bearing especially on how ligh the plane was flying at vari ous points and the object of the lyers in taking photographs At orneys apparently took the view Pangborn and Herndon might have Ianned to sell pictures of forti ications Herndon was questioned for sev en hours and Pangborn for nine The Japanese law against photo rraphing fortified areas provides or confiscation of the nvolved and imprisonment for as ong1 as three years FATE OF FARMERS RESTS WITH 14 STATES Farm Board Suggest Destroying Third of Years Crop VITASHINGTON Aug 13 Chairman Stone and Carl Wi Hams cotton members of the farn board said today the financial sa vation of the cotton farmer depone cd entirely upon the attitude of th governors of the southern stale toward the boards proposal to de stroy onethird of the growing crop The crop destruction plan suggested on the boards own initia tive It was said at the white nous today that President Hoover not instrumental in drawing it up If the suggestion meets with ap proval both Stone and William foresaw a gain of millions of dot lars for the south Loft to Governors The details of Instituting the plan Stone said would be left entirely with the governors What their re action will be is not yet known Stone said their replica would no be made public here until they wer all in Market reports that cotton open ed a bale higher today wer received with interest here as farrr board officials awaited replies from governors the cotton states Telegrams were sent lnta yester day to governors of 14 cotton pro ducing states urging adoption of th proposition Within a short time re ports reaching Washington said th offer was not viewed with favo in many southern regions Plow Kows Under Chairman Stone dispatched tin offer after conferring with director of tho American Cotton Coopera tive association and the cotton stabilization corporation on th agriculture departments 1931 croj estimate of 13584000 bales Th forecost sharply reduced the staples market price If growers plow under every third row under cultivation Stone said the American Cooperative as sociatlon would be asked to with aold 2000000 bales The board hru the stabilization group holds 1300000 bales of the 1929 crop Stone said the program if fully carled out by southern farmers well as by ourselves will mean re duction of total supply by at least 4000000 bales and withholding rom this years market of 3000OOC bales more aval Accepts Berlin Invitation for Visit PARIS Aug 13 TVPremier aval this afternoon accepted Chan cellor Bruenlngs invitation for B return FrancoGerman conference in Berlin and the trip was set for Aug 28 The invitation to Premier Laval and Foreign Minister Briand to visit Berlin for a return meeting with Chancellor Bruening was de livered to the ministry of the inter ior today hy Ambassador Leopold von Hcesch SCORE HURT AS FLOOR CAVES IN Supporting Post Gives anc 100 Dancers Plunge 19 Feet TREYNOR Aug 13 tigation today showed that weaken ing of a temporary supporting post caused the floor of the Karrcr dance hall to collapse lost night hurling nearly 100 persona to tho first floor 30 feet below More than a score received painful injuries in the crash and several were seriously hurt A supporting post had been placed beneath one of the main beams of tho dance floor and a screw jack liftod it Into position to carry tho weight Post Tipped Sideways The base of the jack broke thru the concrete garage floor allowing the post to tip sideways Joseph Karrer proprietor of the dance hall and garage said The dance was given in honor of the marriage of Mr and Mrs Carl E Miller of Treynor and had pro ceeded as far as the second orches tral number in vhich the bride and bridegroom and their attendants only were expected to dance Criiclcinpf Noise Heard A cracking noise was heard Len Schultze the orchestra leader said The floor then caved in precipitat ing the throng into a moss on the garage floor Mr and Mrs Miller stood within six feet of the hole in the floor but they were not among those who fell As a panic threatened Schultze ordered his orchestra to continue playing The doors of the garage were opened and the Injured were carried into the street Owner of Gun in Car Deaths Under Arrest Police Grill Smith in Torch Slayings Near Ypsilanti YPSILANTI Mich Aug 13 Smith said by police to be the owner of the gun used to slay Harry Lore one of four young persona whose burned bodies were found on a country road near here early Tuesday was under arrest here today He was being grilled by a dozen Detroit and Ypsilanti officials Smith police said closely resem bles the man reported accn In a res taurant early Tuesday with Lore Thomas Wheatley Vivian Gold and Anna May Harrison two hours and a half before their bodies were fund in a blazing automobile eight miles from here They said Smith had a prison record Two Others Sought Two other meu companions of Smith in a roadside speakeasy the night before the shooting are be ing sought Their names were not revealed Smiths arrest followed the finding of the gun which De troit ballistics experts said was used ia the shooting of Lore Sergeant Ernest Klavitter of the Ypsilanti police said that Smiths landlord turned the gun over to officials when he read of the alayings The arrest of Smith was kept se cret by prosecutors officials an an nouncement being made that a Ne gro had baen arrested for the crime Later it was revealed the maa un der arrest was Smith He Is white REVOLVER FOUND ANN ARBOR Mich Aug 13 W1 revolver turned over to prose cutingofficials by the chief of po lice of Ypsilanti today was Identifcd by police ballisties experts as the gun with which Harry Lore one of four young persons slain early Tues day on a country road near here was shot to death Officials did not reveal where the jun was found Lieut Earl O Stephens ballistics expert at De troit who examined the gun and Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug you know this Wicker sham report that we all been kidding about that thing has dug up a lot of mighty valuable dope at that About everything they went into they found was cockeyed Our deportation of nonciti zens they found we had sent everybody away that we shouldnt and none that we should now they show up Uila third degree where they beat you till you admit to anyting that has been done even if it happened before you was born All we got to do in this coun try to find out anythingis wrong is just to Investigate Anyhow him and lug gang wasnt loafing Yours WILL Markets at a Glance NEW YORK oils start ad vance raila sag util ties rise oils strong Foreign exchanges Irregular French franc and sterling sag firm cables cov ering Cuban selling markets CHICAGO largo Russian ex ports bearish crop and weather re lorts estimate large Ar entine exports to higher to lower he Dollar is ugiiin lomg more thiin nil clnty For proof or his turn to lie mlverdscrnonts in this paper telling plans for an unprecedented Masosi Git y Lindbergh Says Couple Is in No Hurry to Start on TvTOME Alaska Aug 13 1 Loweringclouds and rain today delayed the departure of Col nnd Mrs Charles A Lindbergh flying vacationers for the orient Lindbergh said it was very doubtful if the takeoff for the Siberian coast could be made this morning ai planned The storm and ram continued unabated thritout the night The unfavorable weather yesterday also prevented a photo graphers plaue from leaving for the east In commenting on the change of their plans Lindbergh announced they were in no great hurry and could well await clearer skies for he hazardous 3007 mile flight from Nome to Karaginsk across the Bering sea TmiUs Filleil Up Mechanics have gone over their speedy monoplane in its berth on the waters of Safety bay 21 miles to tho east and the gasoline tanks have been filled to capacity more than GOO gallons The Lindberghs arc ready to start on short notice Meanwhile they have thoroly enjoyed the Alaskan variety of en tertainment given them by the citi zens of this historic gold rush town Last night they were guests at an Eskimo wolf dance after hav ingseen a few hums before an Eskimo blankettossing and wrest CONGRESS NOT TAKE TATLONDON Committee Claims Delhi Pact Rules Have Been Violated DOMBAY India Aug 13 The Indian national congress today decided definitely not to participate in the second round table conference on Indian affairs at London fall ling exhibition Seo Kynlc Racing In the afternoon on the water front Eskimo kyak racing 1 far more prlmitlvu method of trans portation than by plane was shown the flyers In frail skin ctafts one man to a boat several Eskimos put out half a mile into the Bering sea and raced hack to the beach A prize of 50 was given the winner with awards of each for second and third places The races were certainly inter esting Lindbergh commented nnd his wife described them unimie The next hop of the flying couple will take them ovnr the norlhern and western tip of St Lawrence island to Cape Navirin on the Siberian coast and then down the peninsula The longest overwater hop will he between St Lawrence island anil Cape Navarin about 2M miles as Ottumwa Girl Picked as Future Film Star HOLLYWOOD Cal Aug 13 UP Morley of Ottumwa was one of 13 young women picked Wednesday as baby film stars by the Wnmpas an organization of publicity men All roads wil lead this way Saturday Sioux City Farmer Suffers From Rabies SIOUX CITY Aug 13 W M Crocks 65 a farmer near here today was in a Sioux City hos pital suffering from rnbiCH Relatives said he was bitten ny a dog June 20 Serum injections were given him this Mahatma Gandhis son Devidos Gandhi said as he left the meeting of the congress working committee There is absolutely no chance that my father will go to London The committees decision to have no part in the conference was based upon charges of repeated serious breaches of the Delhi pact by the provincial government Ultimatum Answered Gandhi had received a reply to Ills ultimatum from Viceroy WIl lingdon today and it waa understood the answer was disappointing The contents the communica tion were carefully guarded until the congress working committee would consider Its text Gandhi served notice on Viceroy Willingdon several days ago that he would not participate in the confer ence unless he was assured that peasants In arrears with taxes or tents would not he molested by rev enue authorities Provisions The Delhi pact signed last March hy Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Ir win then viceroy provided among other things for 1 Abandonment of the civil dis obedience campaign 2 Abandonment of the boycott as a political weapon 3 Release of prisoners held toe nonviolent offenses Recognition of the right of residents in the salt area to make their own salt 5 Permission of nonaggressive picketing 6 Withdrawal of repressive or dinances issued during the civil dis obedience campaign 7 Recognition of the legality of ransictions in which property con fiscated for taxes waa sold to a third party 8 Noninterference with Bale and purchase of British goods f9 Return ot unsold confiscated iroperty 10 Participation by the nation alists in a second round tahle con ference Conference to Be Held LONDON Aug 13 Despite the decision of the Indian national congress not to participate in the all India round table conference that conference will bo held begin ning Sept f as planned it was stated today in authoritative circles Between Acts of Crook Play Gunmen Rob Star MEDIA Pa Aug J3 Hedgerow players have giveu a benefit Between nets of a crook play two gunmen robbed Miss Meriam Phillips star of thu cast of the receipts amounting to STG The robbers escaped while Scotland Yard got its man on tho stage Texas to do narnstormiug NEW YORK Aug 13 as Gtiinan is goingbarnstorming in a motor bus She a totir of the country with her troupe of 40 girls and n piece band making ono night stands 37fe IOWA WEATHER Fair Thursday night and Fri day in south anil cxlrcmn east portions Increasing clouilinisa In northwest and north central pardons possihlo showers Fri day in extreme northwest por tion Warmer Thursday night hi wost and north portions nnd in cast and south portions Sntur LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 85 Minimum In Night 17 At 8 A M Thursday 7S With the wind changed to the south there was on Increased max imum Wednesday of seven over tho previous day The night was chilly again however and the rifle of the mercury Thursday was not porticularly rapid despite tho southerly wind   

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