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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                E R K I S M i ART C E P T 0 r t 0 V A n F s M n i j r s i North Iowas AILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 191931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 237 Time Needed in Reports Thoroness Required in Wickersham Findings BANK GROUP ASKS DEBT Flying Lindberghs Forced Down Second REACH WATERS OF KETOI ISLAND ON JAPAN ROUTE New Danger Area Is Met Fog Is Cause of Descent NEMURO Japan Aug 19 Twice forced down in attempt By CHARLES P STEWAKT ASHINGTON Aug 19 CPA The Wickersham c o m m i 3 sloners were right when they chorussed a protestagainst being hurried in to making a pro hibition report before they were ready months ago Evidently they sensed that it would make them ridiculous in its then form Given time to edit it more care fully they prob ably would have caught and modi fled such contradictions as Newton D Bakers expression of his opinion in one place that the Eighteenth amendment ought to be repealed i to the 897 mjles jfrora petro pavlovsk Kamchatka to Nemuro Coy and Mrs Charles A Linden bergh apparently were spending to night afloat in their plane on the sheltered side of a forbidding and uuinhabited island about which swirl powerful oqean currents They landed on the lee side of Ketoi island at p m Tokio time today a m CST after flying over the central portion of the Kurile island chain trying to avoid a big fog bank which suddenly loomed ahead of them a little more than half way to Nemuro Messages to Oehiishi wireless sta tion here told how they maneuvered more than an hour trying to feel heir way thru the fog bank to Mur oton bay Shimushiru island finally came down thru a hole in the fog 15 miles distant at Ketoi Fishers Are Primitive There they faced the problem of spending the night afloat on the strong ocean currents which even sturdy ships Approach with caution of tha alternative of attempting to reach shore and camping on a strip oflancUto which only theJmlry Ainua aprimitive race of hunter and fishermen lay claim Late tonight the Oehiishi station said the Lindberghs were planning to start for Nemuro early tomor row weather permitting If the fog continues in the region of Shim ushiru the flyers will endeavor to reach Muroton bay and await clear ing weather there Two ships the Kokusai Maru and the Shimushiru Maru were notified of the planes position and were steaming in that direction altho neither of them will be able to reach Ketoi before late Thursday morning A few minutes after leaving Petropavlovsk their motor devel oped trouble and they were forced to descend at Avatcha bay Kam chatka Two hours later they were off again and got as far as Shim ushiru island a little over half way to Nemuro when they ran into a fog bank 1000 feet deep Turning back with the intention of landing at Muroton bay Shim ushiru the Lindberghs evidently found the harbor there enstirouded the fog and were unable to affect a landing Mrs Lindbergh appealed lo Ochiishi wireless station here for the position of two ships the FOLLOW ROUTE OF CRAMER andin another place that it ought not to be repealed However rushed as they were they gave their wetanddry findings to the public paradoxes and all and recollection of them has made most folk laugh at each report that has followed them up to date rnHE commissions prohibition re Jport was funny certainly But there is nothing amusing in its arraignment of the judicial sys tem which has kept Tom Mooney and Warren Billings in prison in California for 15 years tho proved to have been convicted on perjured testimony and with the judge who tried them andthe 11 surviving jurors who found them guilty urging their release Its charges brutal ities hardly surpassed in the dark ages and of cruelties practiced upon ildren in juvenile penal institu are no joke account of official disregard 1V rights in connection with Turd o Fare a Colnnm SHUTDOWN MET Move to Raise Oil Prices in Texas Gets General Approval KILGORE Tex Aug 19 Opposition to the shutdown of the cast Texas oil field under martial law developed today in several quar ters and Bailey Hardy of Brecken ridge a state representative an nounced he had prepared a resolu tion for introduction in the Texas house calling on Gov Ross S Ster ling to explain his authority for in voking martial law At a meeting of small refiners at Dallas dissatisfaction with the shut down was expressed and charges were made that the major oil com panies were nullifying the effect of the stoppage of production In east Texas and Oklahoma by increasing imports from foreign countries In general however the industry These two aviators started Tuesday afternoon fromDetroit to con tinue the northern Atlantic airmail route survey by way of Greenland jind Icelonrt on which Parker Cramer ana Oliver racquette were lost recently when their plane lielleved to have fallen Into a heavy sea the Shetland islands They are Eflwin Preston left nnd Kouert Colllg non shown with their plane at Detroit ROENFRANZ DIES AFTERCOILISION NEAR VENTURA He and Car Driven by Perry Larson Meet at Death Corner VENTURA Aug Roen franz 62 died at a local hos pital at Mason City at 11 oclock last night from injuries received when the automobile he was driv ing collided with a motor vehicle operated by Perry Larson at the Paulson corner two miles west anc three miles north of Ventura earliei in the evening The Paulson intersection ha been known for years as deati corner and has been especially dangerous this summer because the tall corn has obstructed the view of motorists On Way Home Mr Roenfranz who lives In Clear Lake was on his way home after spending the day on the farm with his son Walter He was go ing south while Larson a youth of 17 years was goingeast Mr Larson suffered injuries on his head and shoulder but was not in a serious condition Both auto mobiles were crushed The impact of the collision and the screams of the two men were beard by Henry Hpllatz farmei living near the corner who Immedi ately called an ambulance Injured in Spine Mr Roenfranz died from Injuries to his spine His face and body were badly cut He is survived by Battles Thot Imminent in Cuban Revolt Rebels With Machine Guns Land at Gibrari HAVANA Aug 19 itative news of the Cuban revolt was effectively bottled up by ernmcnt censorship today but re ports indicated decisive battles were brewing1 In several provinces A rebel expedition comprising 500 men and scores of machine guns landed at Gibrari in upper Oriente from the German vessel Frederick II The palace admitted unofficially that the report was true but said the force was surrounded by federal troops Another expeditionary force was reported to have landed on the up per Santa Clara coast and rebels were said to have derailed the Fo mcntoTrimdad train south of Santa Clara Leaders Are Caught Army headquarters announced that Col Aurelio Hevia his son and two other rebel leaders were cap tured in a drug store in Colon Matanzas province They will be im WIDOW SUCCUMBS expressed approval of Governor Kokusai Maru and the Shimushiru action and looked for bet of whirl she knew were ter times ns the result of the cut ing off of about 1000000 barrels daily production in the two states German Flyer Lands at Ivigut on Trip IVIGUT Greenland Aug 19 1 Wolfgang von Gronau German airman arrived here last night from Godthaab on the way to America across the Arctic route He plans to proceed to Disko bay where he will take off on his last lap AUNT HET By Robert Quillen When a husband gets to dressin sloppy an wont shave there airtt much you can do unless youre willin to take in a female boarder Maru both of which she knew were in her vicinity Plane Brot lo Safety Finally the flyers brot their lane safely down on the Ice of the ockbound Island of Ketoi 15 miles rom Muroton bay That the Lindberghs themselves vere somewhat apprehensive of he dangers was indicated in the messages asking the positions of learby vessels Mrs Lindbergh re eated the request several times be ore landing Made Good Time Leaving Petropavlovsk at a m p m Tuesday CST aftev wo and one half days delay m heir vacation flight because of bad weather the flyers made good time down the island chain after repair ng their motor Messages from the ilane indicated they had flown out a the fog enshrouded region Oi Shimushiro for about an hour be ore making the landing Upon turning back Mrs Lind bergh messaged that the landing would be made at Muroton bay saying the plane was descending at p m Tokio time a m C S Some time later she re ported the landing at Ketoi and said they would resume their flight to Nemuro as soon as possible Vessel Is Not Needed TOKYOAug 19 com munications department received a message from Colonel and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh late tonight saying there was no need of sending a vessel to their assistance The flyers explained they had descended because of fog and ex pressed regret at having caused some anxiety Power Hearing Resumed MUSCATTNE Aug 19 UP The controversy over the source of Wilton Junctions electric power was resumed today when an ap plication for a temporary injunction was heard in district court MARKETING ACT AIMS EXPLAINED Farm Board Representative Urges CoOperation in Selling Crops AFTON Aug 19 and aims of the marketing act and the federal farm board were ex plained today by Charles S Brown field representative of the federal farm board in a speech before the Union county farm bureau mem bers The marketing act Brown called the first instance in the history of this nation where cooperative mar keting of farm products was given federal sanction and was cited as the best means of providing a mar keting system for the products of the farm Never in the history of this na tion he continued has an act been used to the extent that the federal marketing act is used today Immediately after its passage the National Grain corporation was formed Its purpose is to direct the marketing of grain thru its member agencies and a tremendous volume of grain is being marketed thru this agency at the present time with other organizations being perfected in various parts of the country which cooperate with the National FOUR KILLED AS PLANE CRASHES Rescue Party Members Die After Learning Pilot Was Safe RAINY LAKE Ont Aug 19 members of an airplane res cue party from the provincial for estry service were killed yesterday Just as they learned that the airman they sought was sare The accident In which n large metal cabin plane of the Ontario forestry department plunged into Rainy River lake was the after math of the wrecking of two pro vincial planes in a storm Monday The dead Phillip A Hutten Tor onto pilot R V Greef Sault Ste Marie Ont mechanic J V Stew art district forestry department chief Stratford Ont and A J Runciman Stratford copilot The party was searching for George Delahay pilot of a flying hoat which was wrecked in the storm Monday Greer who had been in another plane which also his wife his son Walter and two daughters Mrs Boehnke who lives near Ventura and Alice wno lives at home Funeral services had not been completed early today but the services will be held in the German Lutheran church north of Ven tura of which the Roenfranz fam ily were members The body is at the Shannon Funeral home at Gar ner Mr Roenfranz moved to Clear Lake about six years ago He had been affiliated with the First Na tional bank for a number of years having served as president and was at present a director of the bank been wrecked in the storm had was Grain association After saying that the act is a long atep in the right direction and should be used by the farmers in cooperatively merchandizing their products thru farmerowned organ izations Brown pointed out This is your program You pro cured its passage It is yours to use and to improve as necessity de mands Think straight Hold steady Be sure you know who is spreading the propaganda against the merits of your program guiding the party from the forestry base at Fort Frances Flying over the lake the rescue plane sighted a signal from an island where Delahay had been taken by a party of American campers who rescued him after his plane sank As the large plane banked to land Delahay and others on the islam saw it drop into the lake from 200 feet Two of the bodies were recov ered LeMars Man Hangs Self in Graveyard Had Lost Position LE MARS Aug 19 Crawford 42 hanged himself in the local cemetery today The body was found by John Steffen assistant custodian Crawford motion picture oper ator and a resident of Le Mars for many years was said to have been despondent over financial and other troubles He lost his position a week ago Surviving are the widow and two children Cecil 20 and Mrs Louis McDowell 23 The husband of Mrs McDowell was being held in the county jail on a bad check charge Gandhi Says Indian Civil Service Fails to Recognize Righ AHMEDABAD India Aug 19 Gandhi continuing his controversy with Lord Willing don said in young India today thaf the powerful Indian civil servici does not recognize the right of In dia to full freedom and is an enem of the nationalist congress Until the members of tlia service are converted there Is m hope for the congress to enter upoi negotiations for full freedom h said We must go thru furtlie suffering however costly a proccs that may be The coercive collcc tion of taxes from peasants in th Bardoli district therefore was fo me the acid tent Looked at In tlia light it waa not a small thing eve as the magnetic needle on a com pass is not a small thing Everywhere the provincial gov ernments regard the congressmc with suspicion and in some case openly treat the congress as a enemy Markets at a Glance prisoned in Caban fortress with for mer President Menoca and Colonel Mendieta prime movers of the re volt Major Celcstino Baizan sur rendered at the palace and was jailed President Gerardo Machado re mained in Santa Clara attempting to quell the movement but little news of his success reached here He had expected to return scvero days ago but the tenacity of the in surgents has delayed his departure Fear that the insurrection migh spread to Havana led the govern ment to take stringent precautions Ten armored trucks remain in front of police headquarters at all hours for possible emergencies William Fischer former Amer ican and naturalized citizen of Cuba wag said by the palace to have sur rendered in Santa Clara after lead ing insurgent forces that destroyed 15000 worth of property belong ing to Senator Carlos Machudo brother of the president He join the political prisoners in Ca bana fortress Says Capture Imminent At Tampa Fla Lieut Rafael Reyna exiled officer oC the Cuban navy said he had learned that Pres ident Machado and hia troops had been cut off from Havana by the rebels and were in imminent danger of capture Machado would be taken MRS BELLE CASE LAFOLLFTTE Death Takes Counselor of Progressives Mrs LaFollette Dies Following Short Illness WASHIGTON Aug ID BellrCase LaFollette widow moth er and counselor of noted progres sive leaders died here late yester day of shock following an ubdomiu al operation Both Senator Robert LaFollette Jr and Gov Philip LaFollette of Wisconsin sous and a daughter Mrs Ralph Sucher of Washing ton were atthe bedside when death came The distinguished sons of the 72 year old widow of the late senator VFiglitlng Bob LaFollette arrived only a few hours before the end af ter rushing by nilplane and train from their Wisconsin homes She recognized them greeting them with a faint smile So brief was the sickness of Mrs LaFollette that few of her friends knew she was ill Accompanied by the sons and Wiggin Committee States Moves Will Provide Prosperity BASEL Switzerland Aug 10 T recommendation that the entire structure of intergovern mental war debts and German re parations be revised as the first step toward the return of world prosperity was made today by the Wiggin bankers committee The committee was set up by tho bank for international settlements at the behest of the seven power conference in London to investigate Germanys credit needs It la headed by Albert H Wiggin New York chairman of the boiira of the Chasn National bank and is composed of the representatives of the 10 leading bankingnations in the world Their report criticized political differences existing between Ger many and her European neighbors and urged that current disputes be cleared up in oider that good times might again prevail in all nations Assailed us Obstacle Germanys reparations payments verc assailed as an immense ob tncle to the peaceful economic irogress oC the world and the great lowers were advised to lose no ime in revising the schedule at ntornationul payments We therefore conclude the re port said by urging most earnest ly upon all governments concerned that they lose no time In taking tho necessary measures for bringing about such conditions as will allow financial operations to bring Ger many and thereby to the world NEW YORK Stocks Irregular oils resume ad ances BondB Irregular rails and for igns sag Curb Irregular Aluminum corn any reacts sharply Butter Steady Coffee Steady European buying CHICAGO Wheat Easy five weather Bri ish European crop news Corn Easy good rains Kansas Nebraska liquidation September Cattle Irregular Hogs Steady to lower Will Form New Government BUDAPEST Hungary Aug Ifl Julius Karolyi today ac cepted from Admiral Horthy regent of Hungary a mandate to form a new government succeeding tliat of Count Stefan Betblen who resigned this morning after 10 years as pre mier within IS hours unless he should re turn by airplane Reyna sairl Federal soldiers are joining the rebellion he said and rebels have captured several cities within the last three days and are within nn hour of Havana A rebel junta of 150 men was formed to cooperate with that in New York in aiding the revolution Euseblo Fria veteran of the war of independence was named president Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug Whats all the scandal today Good deal of talk of congress meeting early on account of the unemployed Well I believe if I was unemployed and hungry I would want a little more sub stantial help than just the thot of our boys being gathered in Washington In fact I believe a man can get just as hungry with them there as he can if they are investigating the Philippines or France or somewhere else and I am sure Mr Hoover nint bring ing the lads In just because he has missed em so But congress might do something They arc about due Yours WILL ROGERS NAUTILU TOWARD ARCTIC Submarine Wallows Thru Icy Seas After Putting Out From Spitzbergen LONG YEAR CITY Spitzbergen Aug 19 submarine Nau tilus an orphan of the Arctic today wallowed north thru the icy seas from Spitzbergen on the most per ilous part of her polar adventure It was a solemn moment both ashore and aboard when the Nau tilus put out to sea yesterday af ternoon in command of Sir Hubert Wilkins Coal boats and fishing ves sels flew their gayest flags and national colors The little deck nf the submersible was crowded with lier officers and crew as the fare wells were made Norwegian friends ashore who had known the submarine adven turers only a few days but were drawn to them by a realization of their coming hardships gave the company nine hearty cheers as the ship nosed otit The length of the cruise is esti mated at from two to three weeks daughter the body was to be placed aboard a train p m today Siniplo Service Ihuuicd Tentative arrangements call for a simple service at cither tho exe cutive mansion or the family home Engrossed in writing a biography of the man she married morethan half a century ago Mrs LaFollette was stricken several days ago and an operation to remove an intestin al obstruction was performed It was the elder LaFollolte who gave his wife the name the coun selor He referred to the able as sistance she gave in his office and his home while he rose from private law practice to district attorney United States representative gov ernor and senator and finally to the progressive nomination for the presidency In 1021 An active campaigner both for womans suffrage and for her hus band in 1B24 Mrs LaFolletfe never theless found her chief work in making the family a forum of ro gressivism It was her wisdom as mother and her perennial youth of sorely needed assistance The recommendation came from leading bankers of the United States and France Heretofore out standing opponents of such revision Until relations between Ger many and other European powers lire firmly established on the basis of synipatbetic cooperation and mutual confidence the report said and an important source of diffi culty is thereby removed there can be no assurance of continued and peaceful economic progress Not Kogardcil Stable The second obstacle relates to the external obligations of Ger many So long ns these obligations both private and public are such ns to involve either a continued in crease In the snowball of Germanys foreign debts or alternatively a disproportion between her Imports and exports on such a scale as to threaten the economic prosperity of Turn In Insi 15 Clilumn Two Are Injured in Rodeo at Sidney SIDNEY Aug 19 Sutherland 28 of El Paso Tex received u skull fracture Tuesday when lie was thrown from a buck ing broncho antl against a post while ridiiip in Sidneys unnua1 roclco Tom Elcald 14 of New Mex ico suffered internal injuries when n steer he was riding threw him and fellupon him 3fie Tit iico fl rnltmni U Body of Man Who Jumped Into Mississippi Found MUSCATINE Aug 19 T body of George Walston The who jumped in the Mississippi river at Montpelier was found floating on the river near here last night It was taken to Rock Island for fu neral services Wants Congress to Consider Federal Relief for Unemployed HARRIS BURG Pa Aug 19 fT Pinchot today sent a letter to President Hoover urging him to call a special session at con gress in the near future to consider the question of federal aid to pro vide relief for the unemployed You have yourself asked for ap propriations by congress for relief of the needy in distant of the world the governor wrote ami having obtained them have super vised their expenditure It would seem to he most opportune that you should do no less for our own needy at home Only an extra session of congress can empower you lo do so in time IOWA WEATHER Fiir to lit times unsettled night and Thurs day somewhat warmer Tlmrs STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 9V Minimum in NiRht At 8 A M Wednesday IS Rainfall It of nn Inch Sadly inadequate but much better limn none at all was the rain that descended upon Mason City Tues day afternoon To the north and northeast the precipitation occurred in a much larger amount than here altho at the American beet sugar plant 3 miles to the north the rain was not sufficient to be measurable rVednesclay morning the wind was out of the northeast   

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