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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                i CQMP H A R L 0 N HIS MEM i74t D R ART OF IOWA HO 1 North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBERS 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 250 British News News in US Political Interests of Two Nations Overlap By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 3 CPA Whether we like it or not a great deal of English political news is American politi cal news these times because so many of the re spective inter ests of the two countries overlap This will be es pecially true dur ing the next few weeks while the ruling group in London wrestles with financial and economic problems which are partly Uncle Sams also Consequently it will be well worth American newspaper readers while to understand just what is going on across the water To gain a full comprehension of developments there some little familiarity with Englands governmental system is essential That the average Amer ican is acquainted with its details I have my doubts for it differs from ours rather subtly and as it happens that I simply had to make a study of It a dozen or 15 years ago as European correspondent for va rious publications on this side of the Atlantic perhaps it will not he altogether a waste of time if I give a little outline of it OF COURSE everyone knows that parliament corresponds to our congress Formerly the house of lords was on a par with our senate and the house of commons with our house of representatives but in the course of the first decade of the 1900s the lords were shorn of most of their They still can veto a bill ness 1 commons hava passed is the Tarn ttt Fage Calcmn liTMBERWORKS ON EMPLOYMENT Committee Meets to Draft Report After Months of Investigation WASHINGTON Sept 3 The unemployment problem was tackled today by representatives of American industry thru a commit tee of the United States Chamber of Commerce The committee headed by Henry I Harriman of Boston met at the chamber headquarters here to draft a report on the basis of many months of investigation Meanwhile the chambers first president Harry A Wheeler Chi cago banker was organizing a com roitteeunder President Hoovers un employment relief organization to find means of increasing employ ment Wheeler was appointed yesterday by Walter S Gifford national relief director as chairman of the com mittee on employment plans and suggestions The relief organization also an nounced today thru Fred C Crox U assistant director a nation wide backtoschool movement to be car ried on by the churches Croxton said Protestant Catholic and Jewish churches had pledged their cooper ation Three Killed in Crash FERRARA Italy Sept 3 A pilot and two spectators were killed today when one of 900 air planes rising at the start of a pa rade to Bologna fell into a crowd AUNT MET By Robert Quillec 93 That woman talkin about holdinbabies on her lap She aint got lap enough to keep paper nap kins from skiddin TITONKA YOUTH KILLED IN CRASH Speedy Action on St Lawrence Waterway Seen FOUR IN NORTH U S ENGINEERS AGREE ON PLAN FOR TWO DAMS Herridge to Return to Washington to Take Up Subject WASHINGTON Sept 3 American engineers have worked out plans for the development of the St Lawrence waterway which call for two in the interna tional section With the two dam system as a basis for agreement it was said on high authority today that the Uni ted States is ready to proceed im mediately on negotiations with Can ada to push forward the project Canadian and American engineers heretofore have disagreed on the ne cessity for two dams the Canadians holding out for two and the Ameri cans maintaining that only one would be necessary Hope for Action The impending return to Wash ington of MajorW D Herridge brotherinlaw of Premier Bennett ot Canada and recently appointed minister to the United States has revived hopes among Washingtons highest officials for quick and def inite action on the part of the Ot tawa government Herridge i3 ex pected to arrive in the capital next week r The last formal exchange be tween the two governments on the sib Jec t was Septr2lastryear The American goverriment a note to Canada asked if the Bennett gov ernment was prepared to proceed and make the project a reality Only a bare formal acknowledgement of that note was from Ottawa MacNider Has Worked Meanwhile Col Hanford Mac Nider American minister to Can ada has had many informal talks with the prime minister with the view to carrying out Presiden1 Hoovers desire that the project be expedited These conversations were inter rupted when the premier himseli came to Washington and personal ly discussed the subject with Presi dent Hoover The financing of the project is the most important remaining subject for diplomatic negotiation The two governments are in practical agree ment that power derived from the clams necessary to make the river navigable thruout should pay the costs ofthe works Itis understood in Washington however that Can adahasnot found a market for her share of the huge power resources and is reluctant to allow American interests to absorb all of it U S BOND ISSUE OVERSUBSCRIBED Government Leaders Work at Balancing Expenses and Revenue WASHINGTON Sept 3 other government borid ipsue was reported heavily oversub scribed today while administration leaders gave their thot to means of balancing expenditures with rev enue In announcing the oversubscrip tion however the treasury said it would keep the books open for the remainder of the week in order that the whole country might participate in the securities Mail subscriptions from the Pacific coast still are com ing in High administration authorities said the government had every de sire to lop off all expenses that could be curtailed without reducing employment i Three Dead and One Dangerously 111 From Drinking Bad Alcohol LQS ANGELES Sept 3 With three dead and one danger ously ill as the result of drinking what police said was poison alcohol authorities sought today to learn the source of the liquor The dead were William W Woller a cook Charles Clark me chanic and Ray Peters also a me chanic Alfred W Maltby was in a hospital where doctors said he had hut a small chance to recover Examination led police to believe the liquor had been manufactured from rubbing alcohol Germany and Austria Give Up Union Idea PanfJuropean Group Studies Plans for Prosperity GENEVA Sept 3 and Austria acting thru their for eign ministers at the PanEuro pean commission today renounced the customs union they proposed several months ago Dr Johan Schober attending for Austria said his government had arranged with Germany to pursue the matter no further and Dr Julius Curtius of Germany con curred CALLED BIGAMIST GUIDEPOSTS SET UP GENEVA Sept 3 series of guideposts designed to point Europes way out of the wilderness of economic adversity passed before the eyes of the PanEuropean com mission in plenary session today The coordinating committee of the commission in formulating its recommendations admitted that no single remedy to restore prosperity could be advanced and that the psychological depression was the greatest hazard to be hurtled Principles Laid Down The certain major guiding prin ciples can be laid down their report said and the first of these is that the psychological factor dominates the economic crisis affecting most nations today and it is for the po liticians above all to influence mens spreading thruoutthe world general feeling pf contir dence The committee advocated the fol lowing definite steps Development of Europe as a single market for the worlds prod ucts envisaging a PanEuropean economic and customs union Active encouragement by the league of nations for the issue of state loans of an international char acter CoOperation Needed Cooperation among the leagues finance committee the world bank and national treasury officials in aiding needy nations Investigation by the PanEuro pean commission of the creation of an international bank to grant long term credits Encouragement by tha commis sion of commercial treaties embody ing preferential tariff rates with out injury to other nations Creation of an international placement bureau to reduce unem ployment and the convocation of a technical labor conference Profound study of the soviet non aggression pact for regulating com merce Markets at a Glance NEW YORK U S steel touches new low rails decline leaders decline nar rowly Foreign Ster ling and Reichsbank steady local buying trade support lower Brazilian markets CHICAGO unfavorable do mestic and foreign weather floods Illinois bul lish Iowa advices to lower DICTATORSHIP IN JUGOSLAVIA ENDS Kings Decrees Provide for Return of Government by Constitution BELGRADE Jugoslavia Sept 3 Peter Zlvkovitch president of the Jugoslavian cabinet today handed King Alexander his resignation and that of his minis try in conformance with the kings decree returning the country to con stitutional government after two yearsof dictatorship The king immediately gave him a mandate to form a new govern ment and the general reconstituted a cabinet of the same members who were sworn in forthwith JOHN SMITH YOUTHFUL WIFE TELLS ON SMITH Pauline Shaw Comely Kan sas Girl Says He Told pi First Wife By CHARLES V WARREN DES MOINES Sept 3 Pauline Shaw comely Chautauqua Kans girl today told theevents preceding and following her mar riage to John Smith Perry insecti cide manufacturer and mystery man She said Smith left her at Burns Kans after she had learned of the existence of the first Mrs Smith I told him there I would not go any further she explained and he left Tho 18 year old Kansas girl also said she was with Smith at Winter set Iowa when he was alleged to have tried to keep a rendezvous with his first wife and narrowly escaped a trap set by officers This was on March 20 Went to Show I went to a picture show that night she said and Jay went on what he said was a business trip When he came back he admitted that he had been to see his wife He later denied this Miss Shaw said she met Smith at the home of her sister Mrs Charles Tinker at Chautauqua where the Iowa manufacturer waa boarding They were married by the Rev Russell G Fosmire at Elgin on March 11 after a whirlwind courtship He told me he was a salesman and was on a vacation she con tinued and that he came to kan sas to fish and hunt I thot he was okay she said adding after a pause but I found out differently Deserted hy Smith When we came back from Win terset he took me to Burns where he left me She has been in Burns most of the time until she came to Des Moines yesterday with Miss Kay Clayton a close friend Miss Clayton was with her today when she confronted Smith It was Miss Clayton who learned of Smiths whereabouts and the fact that he had been sought following his disappearance Feb 3 when his blzing truck and the charred body at first identified as that of Smith was found near Perry Miss Shaw said she had lived most of her life in Chautauqua where she attended high school and in Elgin Her parents both are dead she said Two Killed and Three Wounded as Officers Attempt to Halt Car FORT SMITH Ark Sept 3 IP men were killed and three wounded late last night in a high way gun fight that occurred when officers hunting a group of filling bandits tried to halt an ap proaching automobile The dead were Police Capt A Bourland and a suspected robber identified as Orb Crow of Tulsa His companions who gave their names as Everett and Ted Wacker ly were in a hospital under guard today in critical condition Patrolman Ralph Howard who was with Captain Bourland also waa wounded SMITHMARRIAGE ESTABLISHED BY KANSAS GIRL 18 Perry Man Identified by His Second Wife at Des Moines BUIiETIN DES MOINES Sept S Stutc Agent Myron Tullar said late today that Jqhn M Smith of Furry had been declared Bane by Dr M Witte superinten dent of the Clarinda statehos pital Smith has been un dergoing treatment DES MOINES Sept 3 M Smiths courtship and big amous marriage during the four months in which he vanished after his burning truck was found near Denison was definitely established today thru his identification by the 18 year old girl he married in Kansas The girl Miss Pauline Shaw of Chautauqua Kans saw the man married March 11 in the office of James Risden chief of the Iowa bureau of investigation today Ris den said Smith also recognized the girl as well as Miss May Cayton with whom Misn Shaw lived Brot From Hospital Smith was brot here this morn ing from the state insane hospital at Clarinda where he was confined after he was found bound and gagged along a highway near Gai ner last June 23 v A series of examinations were in progress of the two Kansas women Smith and Mrs Smith who wag ar rested at her home in Perry last night on a technical charge of fraud Thru these examinations the of ficers hoped to piece together the events that transpired in Smiths life from his disappearance Feb 3 when his truck containing a charred body was found until his reappear ance Charred Body Puzzle The problem of where the charred body waa obtained was one that of ficers hoped to solve The body which was first identified as Smiths later was exhumed and the error discovered The body had been embalmed before it was burned in dicating that it might have been ob tained from some morgue or a re cent grave All efforts to haveSmith tell his own story have failed his only In formation until today being that he had been kidnaped and held in a cellar during his absence An exam ination by alienists led to his con finement at Clarinda Hello Pauline was Smiths greeting today when he met Miss Shaw Business Not Good Hello Jay the girl replied Smith was known to her as Mackay Smith Miss Clayton who also was in acquainted with Smith during his courtship 9f Miss Shaw asked him how has business been the last four months Not so good Smith answered Later Risden asked Smith about his marriage and Smith admitted that he had married Miss Shaw at Elgin Kans March 11 Misa Shaw said that she and Smith were married at Elgin by the Rev Russell G Fosmire who since has moved to Lougum Kans First Wife There The first Mrs Smith mother of Smiths 12 year old son was brot tn rugn S Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept will stay ahead in everything or bust even depres sion A guy out here yesterday robbed the poor farm I think Mr Hoover had over looked Owen D Young on his first relief committee and all the papers commented on it and to make up for it ho appointed him on a special one Asking a dem ocrat to feed the country is al most a believe it or not Young is in a tough he feeds em thru the winter he will only be keeping em alive to vote the republican ticket next fall Vot ers cant remember back over two months Yours WILL ROGERS Turner 99 Nora Springs Civil War Veteran Dies Attended Theater Night Lincoln Was Shot on NORA SPRINGS Sept 3Fu neral services for Jacob Turner 03 Civil war veteran will be held Fri day afternoon at 2 oclock at the Methodist church conducted by the Rev H A Crumb with burial in the Riidd cemetery Mr Turner was born Aug 4 1832 in Pennsylvania and died at the home of his daughter Mrs Daniel Dean in Nora Springs Wednesday He grew to manhood in Illinois nnd vas married Oct 14 1862 to Mar jaret Cline in Boone county 111 To this union five children wore born Mrs Daniel Dean Nora Springs Mrs James Dunn Scenic S Dak Mrs L Stich Sioux Falls S and two sons Howard and Simeon Mr Turner served thru the Civil war with the Eighth Illinois ry Co L with which he saw a reat deal of service Co L was a crack company and soldiers in it were called Lincolns Favorites Mr Turner was in Fords theater Washington the night Lincoln was assassinated He came to Iowa about 60 years ago then went on west to Sioux Falls 40 years ago returning to Nora Springs and making his home with Mrs Dean the past six years He is survived by the three daugh ters one Lrother Jerry Turner Klrkland 111 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren JACOB TURNER RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL IN IOWA May End Drought Which Has Been Continuous for 14 Months DE3 MOINES Sept 3 Rainfall which Charles D Reed weather bureau director here said might end a drought which has been practically continuous for 14 months continued in several parts of Iowa yesterday and today It was raining this morningin Des Moines and Iowa Falls A fore cast of partly cloudy and unsettled conditions in eastern Iowa held lope of additional moisture Clouds arcvailed largely over the central and northeast sections this morn ng but were moving towards the east Heaviest In Town Jnvvood with 07 inch had yester days heaviest precipitation Boone lad 01 Galroll 02 Des Moines 02 Marshalltown 01 and Alia Sioux Atlantic Iowa Falls and Iowa iity each a trace Cooler weather was predicted for onight in western and central owa with Fridays generally fair Yesterdays maximum tempera ure was 8G degrees at Inwood The owest maximum was 72 at Dubiiqiio Decorah this morning recorded the lowest minimum 52 degrees Nearly Normal Reeds weekly weather report aid the average rainfall in August was 283 inches or 82 per cent of normal but unevenly distributed ranging from 609 inches at Clar to 114 inches at Iowa Falls The average rainfall last week vas 21 inches by far the largest veekly average of the season rlaed said and one which may mark the beginning of the break rg of the drought Vejterans of Foreign Wars Favor Payment of U S Certificates KANSAS CITY Sept 3 Demand for immediate payment of adjusted compensation certificates and a refund of all interest charges vas being drafted today by a spe cial committee of the thirtysecond national encampment of the Veter ans of Foreign Wars The committee consisting of Ray JcAdams Fort Wayne Ind George Jrobock Kenyon Minn and Charles 3ooneMiami Fla was appointed by CommandcrinChief Paul Wol man under Instructions from the encampment delegates who over rode a prepared resolution yester day of the committee on national eglslation The convention today faced the ask of outlining its demands reli ive to legislation to provide pen sions for widows and orphans World war veterans Fourth Since Overthrow of Ibanez Formed After Cabinet Quits BULLETIN VALPARAISO Chile Sept 3 entire Chilean at Talcaliuano SANTIAGO Chile Sept 3 Chiles fourth government since the overthrow of President Carlos Ibanez in July was formed today and congress in special session de clared a state of siege for 20 days to deal with the mutiny of the Co quimbo battle fleet Acting quickly on the resignation of the cabinet last night provisional President Manuel Trucco offered a mandate to former Postmaster Gen eral Marcial Mora and the latter drew up a new ministry with himself as premier and minister of the in terior He was given extraordinary power to put down the Coqutmbo revolt The senate and the chamber voted to suspend constitutional uarantees only utter a long de Date With the change in govern ment it was believed that some of he demands of the mutineers hid een met and that the revolt might be ended peaceably some time to day Up to early thin morning the mu ineers refused to listen to Rear Admiral Von Schroeder who was sent by air to listen to their griev ances over proposed cuts in sal aries Finally he was permitted to come aboard the flagship La Torre and he told the leaders the cabinet had resigned ad a new one formed its place His report was said to have pleased the insurgents who hud de manded among other things that finance Minister Blanquier resign iheir commanders be changed and better treatment generally On com ng ashore Von Schroeder said he was pleased with the progress he had made and thot an early settle ment was possible The crews were until 4 oclock to make up heir minds whether to surrender PLANS PUSHED TO TRY POWERS Murder Warrants Ready for Service on Confessed Slayer CLARKSBURG W Va Sept 3 county authorities lunhcd plans today to bring Harry Powers 42 year old matrimonial agent and confessed slayer of two women and three children to justice Murder warrants were ready for service and while the date for ar raignment of the chubby killer was tot disclosed arrangements were Jeing made to remove the prisoner Tom the little stone Jail to the ncar iy office of a magistrate Powers rial probably will be held during he November term of court Meanwhile the prisoner was closely guarded and everything handed thru the bars to him was scrutinized by jail attaches Detectives today continued com munication with officials in a score of cities checking Powers past rnest Senne Receives Fatal Cuts When Car Upsets man was killed and four1 V persons were injured in three smashups and one accident in a team of horses Wednes lay night and Thursday morning in North Iowa Two of tfte persons are n a local hospital The dead Ernest O Senne Titonkn The injured Gerdo Eaton TEtonku Henry Gerdes Woden Sibert Snoop Clear Lake Tony Jfovnls residence unknown Senne 23 son of Mr and Mrs Crnest Senne living between Tl onka and Woden was killed early Thursday morning when the car in vhich he was riding turned over wice as he and two other youths fohn Smith and Henry Gerdes of Voden were returning from St Johns parish festival at Bancroft Gerdes was injured but not ser ously The accident happened on the ancroftForest City road three niles north and one mile west of Woden in front of the Hugh Clina farm It is believed that the right front tire was Hat and that this tended to pull the car to one sido of the road When the driver succeeded 5n get ting the car back on the grade thei wheels locked and turned ihe car over twice Broken glass theV neck of young Senne and he bled trf death Smith went to the Cline res idence and called a physician Body Taken Honic The body of Senne was taken to Buffalo Center and then brot W the home The auto was badly dam aged Eaton Titonka was severely in jured Wednesday night when tlia car he was drivingcrashed off the road one mile from Crystal Lake 3e suffered n broken nose injured ungs and two broken ribs Eaton las been taken to Titonka where ho s now confined for treatment The car of Eaton who works foi Frank Palmer south of Woden ran over a bank on a turn as the car came over a hill Physicians stated that he will recover His auto was demolished A man who managed to tell hos pital attendants his name was Tony Novak and that he lived at North Plum street but did not tell what city he was from was taken to Mercy hospital about oclock Thursday morning suffering from serious injuries received as the re sult of an automobile crash north of the city Might no Spencer Because the man said something about Spencer attendants said they were of the 6pinion he might hoi from that city Mason Ctiy has no Plum street The man was injured when twni cars hoth going the same direc tion struck and caused one to skicl on the slippery pavement about three miles north of the sugar beet plant on North Federal avenue No vak was walking along the pave ment and struck by one of tha machines One car was driven by Lora Ever Son teacher nt Lime Creek schonl No 3 and the other one bearing li cense Arkansas by Ed An derson an employe of the Greatt Lake Pipe Line company Novnk received several broken ribs internal injuries and other in juries His conditon is serious hos Turn to Pnnr ff Column IOWA WEATHER I Partly cloudy md unsottlcd In extreme cast portion slight ly cooler In und central portions Thursday night Fri dav sencrMlIy fnir LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foC 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 81 Minimum In Night 55 At 8 A SI Thursday 62 Rainfall Trace Those who rose early enoughi Thursday morning were treated tm a rainbow spectacle A trace of pre cipitation was recorded between 8 and 7 oclock while Old Sol was lij the process of getting up j   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