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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home MARLON E R I1 HIS MEM A ART OF OWA JVOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY 10 WA JTUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1931 HOME EDITION Debt Policy Is Altered Mellon Not Able to Keep V S Out of Hole By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON 8 To under stand what the govern ments plan is to make financial ends meet while spending at a rate more thau two billions an nually in excess of Its income Is difficult Secretary of the Treasury Mellon always has been com m e n d a h ly op posed to running into debt He also has favored paying off the already outstanding indebtedness as fast as possible His detractors may say what they please about him but he operated strictly in accordance with these perfectly sound economic principles until the slump hit the country and Uncle Sams revenues abruptly fell off This misfortune having occurred Mr Mellon first tried to cut ex penses Failing probably thru no fault of his own for governmental extravagance almost uncon he said in effect Very well taxes must be increased TTERE AGAIN his logic was un assailable There was a differ ence of opinion however as to the best and fairest method of replen ishing the treasury adequately Those economists who profess to have the welfare of ordinary folk most at heart declared that the rich ought to carry the extra load Mr Mellon replied that there are not many rich men consequently taxing them does not bring in enough money Besides he argued overburdening them tends to make them scoop in their wealth and hide it causing harder times than ever On such grounds he advocated the taxation tat is shaping the levies so as to nearly everyoneas pos4l j O THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONSSECTION ONE NO 254 25000 ATTEND NORTH IOWA FAIR Nautilus Returns From Arctic Voyage rXP ON ENTS of the rival pbiloso phies agreed upon one point any the necessity for higher taxes They ought to be voted when con gress meets next winter With practically no dissenters from the verdict that they are un avoidable sooner or later it may seem as if there should be no trou ble in getting them voted Never theless there certainly will be be cause politicians on both sides real Turn tn IIIRR U Column i EXTRA SESSION IN IOWA ASKED Spencer Petition Asks Laws to Prevent Waste of Iowa Soil SPENCER Sept 8 C Lovrien Spencer attorney former state representative and district jadge said today that he had for warded to Governor Turner a peti tion signed by 75 Sioux Rapids farmers and Businessmen asking a special session of the legislature to aid agriculture Lovrien said copies of the petition are being circulated in Buena Vista Kossuth Clay Palo Alto Humboldti Focahontas Emmet Dickinson and OBrien counties It Cltesthe actions of governors In Oklahoma and Texas restricting productionand movement of crude oil to prevent waste and asks the governor to summon aspecial ses sion to enact laws preventing the waste of Iowa soil thru excessive cropping and thesale of grain and hogs at wasteful prices AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt know he was rich until Sallie told me he give only fifty cents to the milk fund MADE SEVERAL DIVES BENEATH ICE NEAR POLE Sir Hubert and Crew of Submarine Well as Can Be Expected OSLO Norway Sept 8 Hubert Wilkins brot his polar submarine Nautilus back to Long year City Spitzbergen shortly after noon today from a trip under the polar ice The Nautilus started her cruise toward the north pole on Aug IS when she left Longyear City alone Three days later she radioed she had entered the zone of the ice pack and she would press on despite a minor mechanical defect There followed several days of silence during which men who knew the north felt grave concern for the safety of the expedition Rescue vessels were equipped and made ready for a search but before they got under way Sir Huberts radio spoke again The ship was safe he said It had made several dives under the ice and everybody aboard was as well as could reasonably be expected His return at this time follows the advice of many friends who warned against proceeding further toward the pole at this time of year Man Killed as Trains Crash at Des Moines DES C Rollings 47 of Valley Junction a Chicago Rock Island and Pacific brakeman was killed today when a transfer train on which he was riding crashed into a string o standing freight cars in Des Moines Witnesses told police Rollings was caught between the caboose and the car of the parked group His head was crushed IOWA IN THROES OF HEAT WAVE Only Promise of Relief for State to Be Unsettled Weather DES MOINES Sept 8 with many sections of the north west today was in the throes of a heat wave for which the only prom ise of relief was unsettled weather Attendants at the weather bu reau here said that while the fore cast was for continued warm part ly cloudy and unsettled conditions might lower the temperatures that yesterday went as high as 103 de grees in Inwood Marshalltown had a trace of rain Monday the only reported in Iowa Dubuque had the low maximum 90 degrees and Cedar Rapids recorder last nights minimum 65 degrees Western and northwestern Iowa generally was warmer than other portions of the state Alta Boone Sioux City and Omaha reported degrees Iowa Falls 39 Carroll Fort Dodge and Des Moines 98 Estlierville Clarinda Marshall town Iowa City 97 Atlantic De corah Forest City and Albla 96 Creston Lamonl and Cedar Rapids 95 Burlington 94 Waterloo 93 and Davenport 92 Among other high temperatures experienced in the midwest were 104 at Bismarck N Pierre S Dak 106 Rapid City S Dak 100 North Platte Nebr 100 Moorhead Minn 102 NAUTILUS RETURNS FROM TRIP UNDER ICE Loss Caused by Estherville Fire ESTHERVILLE Sept age estimated at 535000 was caused to the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad roundhouse last night by a fire which was fanned by a stiff south breeze An M and St L box car near the roundhouse was de stroyed and a Rock Island gravel car was slightly damaged Flames spread to a nearby house owned by E Carlson Of the total loss resulted from damage to a locomotive in the shop M W Void ing roundhouse foreman discov ered the blaze The origin is un known FATE OF REBEL NAVY IN BALANCE More Than Sailors i Mutiny Investigation of Guilt Starts SANTIAGO Chile Sept 8 The fate of the rebel sailors an soldiers who controlled Chile fighting fleet and naval bases fo a week hung in the balance toda the government initiated an in tensive Investigation into the guilt More than 2700 men and petty officers assigned to the flagshij La Torre the cruiser OHiggins seven destroyers and five submar ines were Involved in the mutiny a Coqulmbo Other hundreds of troops figured In the seizure of the bases at Talcahuano and Valparaiso A considerable number of communists were alleged to have provided the torch of inspiration The last of the Coquimbo fleet surrendered yesterday after being beaten into submission by an aeria bombardment Their officers pris oners during the revolt were again placed in command and were or dered to take their craft to Val paraiso and to Port Tongoy The air corps supported by land forces remain in control of the nation he said to make sure that the muti neers do not attempt to violate their surrender agreement He said only minor details to return the country to normalcy remained and that the nation could have confidence in a successful termination The nation was generous in praise of the conduct of the aviation di vision and attaches of embassies and legations remarked that it was the first time in a LatinAmerican revolt that aircraft had conquered a navy to protect a government The senate proposed to the cab inet that one of the outstanding heroes of the rebellion Lieut Fer nando De La Paz be raised to the rank of major The lieutenant de fended single handed the powder magazine ai Talcahuano and killed seven insurgent soldiers with seven shots when they tried to rush him Will Rogers SANTA MONICA CaJ Sept will they quit taxing farmers land regardless if it made anything or selling peoples homes for taxes Not til they get a sales tax small on neces sities and large on luxuries then a sriff inheritance tax on the fel low that saves and dont spend that will get him either way No tax paid on the day you buy is as tough aa asking you for it the next year when you are broke Its worked on gasoline It ought to work on Rolls Royces cigarets lip rouge and Coca Colp Yours WILL ROGERS MDonaldand Henderson in Bitter Ftght Conservatives Cheer Laborites Jeer Premier LONDON Sept 8 Minister Ramsay MacDonald and Arthur Henderson political allies for 30 years turned on one another in hot debate today as parliamen began its special economy ses sions In the topsyturvy lineup of th new politics conservatives and lib erals cheered Mr MacDonald an the labor members on whose aide h fought for many years jeered am lowled as he revealed step by stei fhe course he had followed In tryin o stave off financial disaster Only Course Possible With all the vehemence and elo quence he could command the pre mier insisted his course was the only one possible Mr Henderson attacking the governments methot of dealing with the financial situa ion asserted formation of tho so called national government was no necessary because the United State and France in their own Interests never would have daredto let Great Britains credit fail Earlier in the day the prime min ster read a message from King declaring in the opinion o his majestys advisers the position of the national finances calls for mposition of additional taxation am or effective economies In the pub ic expenditure King Offers Help Such a message from the mon rch Is a necessary formality un der the constitutional theory that all taxes are levied at the kings ommand King Georges offer to dip Into his ncome for a quarter million dol ars in order to help tide John Bull ver his financial embarrassment made a favorable impression today n members of parliament gath red for the first special session Ince the war The willingness of the Prince of Wales to contribute income himself to lighten the load of the ew national governmentand that f other members of the royal fam y to help in accordance with heir means were no less well re el vecl SMITHS WILL BE CALLED TO TRIAL Arraignment Expected in 2 Weeks on Charges of Kansas Girl AWAIT WORD OF SIGHTINGOFTWO PACIFIC FLYERS Plane Carried No Radio and May Not Be Seen Until at Seattle Sept 8 was awaited here late tonight of the hoped for sighting of the monoplane of Don Moyle and C A Allen Call fornians who took off from Samu shiro Beach Japan at a m p m CST Monday on a nonstop flight across the Pacific to Seattle The monoplane carried no radio and it may not be seen until it reaches Seattle If the plane maintained the pre dicted speed of 100 miles an hour it would reach an American landing 1465 miles from its starting place about 11 a m CST Wednesday The arrival might be hours earlier or later At midnight here 18 Va hours after the start of the flight the flyers had been sighted only once 70 minutes out from Samushtro 375 miles north of Tokio If they held the starting speed they should have been over the Aleutian islands of Alaska at midnight 9 a m Efforts of the Japanese radio sta tion at Ochilshi and of other agen cies to learn the flyers whereabouts were unavailing altho inquiries were sent to several Japanese and other vessels which might have been near the MoyleAUen route ALCAPONEGETS PERMISSION TO WITHDRAW PLEA CHICAGO Sept 8 tales District Judge Jamea H filkerson granted today the mo on of Scarface Alphonse Capone hief of Chicago gangsters for ave to withdraw his plea of guilty an indictment for consplracv ealnst the prohibition law ADEL Sept 8 M Smith Perry insecticide manufac turer and once candidate for the governorship of Iowa and his legal wife probably will be called to trial In Dallas county in two weeks to answer charges of conspiracy to de fraud insurance companies of 60 000 in life insurance This announcement was made today by County Attorney George Sackett after Miss Pauline Shaw of Elgin Kans whom Smith mar ried bigamously in Elgin Kans about a month after his burning truck with a charred body In It was found appeared before the Dallas county grand jury this morning Tells of Marriage Miss Shaw told of her marriage to Smith in Kansas on March 11 while authorities were seeking him after they found the body was not his She also is reported to have told the grand jury that Smith ad mitted to ter he and his first wife were attempting to collect some life insurance for mutual division Sackett said Smith will not be taken before the grand jury and that indictments are expected soon on the strength of the testimony offered by Mfss Shaw and her com panion Miss May Clayton of Chiui tauqua Kans rtetnrn to Hospital Plans were under xvay today to return Smith to the Clarinda state hospital where he was committed in June shortly after he had been found bound with wire at a Garner roadside Sackett said he expected the trial to come up in about two weeks and that he anticipated no immediate developments in the case State agents whose investiga tions reopened the case last week denied having any clew as to the identity of the corpse found in the blazine truck near Denlson Altho Smith has said he would tell all to the grand Jury authori ties believe this was merely a ges ure and said that he could not be taken before the grand jury unless he asks it Code Message Sent It was said a code message which authorities maintain was written by either Mrs Smith or John Smith in what officials termed an effort to make it appear Smith bad been kidnaped led to Mrs Smiths statement of guilt yester day The letter was found Sept 2 Two or three days later officers found also in the Smith house in erry the code by which they said the letter was translated The letter follows Sheriff Dallas county Dear sir I was with a gang that icld John M Smith prisoner and he middle of may I busted up with Markets at Glance a NEW YORK U S steel and rails in new low ground rails weak utilities soft Foreign exchanges Irregular sterling sags trade support Cuban support steady cables CHICAGO favorable weather lower Wall street Corn Easy forecast cooler weather large country offerings Lawyer for Powers Asks Investigation of Third Degree CLARKSBURG W Va Sept 8 Law attorney for Harry F Powers who Is held here for the killing of two women and three children said today he had written to Lawrence Richcy secre tary to President Hoover suggest ing a federal investigation of the means by which a confession was obtained from Powers Turn lo raze H Colnmn 6 New Love Story Broadway Bride By Ethelda Bedford Author of DEAR DIARY To romantic soberminded Nnt alie Dudley comes a sincere love lost and found again Dont Miss It FIRST CHAPTER THtJnSDAY Revue Wins Ovations of Big Throng Splendor of Girls and Music Provides Highlight A joyous musical revue Sensa tions of 1931 culminated the open ing day o the North Iowa fair Monday evening when a huge crowd gathered in the grandstand to watch the brilliant performance PJayed before a background of dazzling modernistic designs the show with its colored lights its choruses its beautiful costumes to say nothing of afforded hours of entertainment and was greeted with increasing applause Stars of the show came both from the circus and from the vaude ville stage Nearly 50 persons took part in the performance Monday night The revile opened with a snappy chorus Believe It or Not Nine girls danced on to the stage to in troduce the show and as they danced and sang the curtains drew to disclose the full chorus arranged on the steps in the traditional back ground of a revue stage As the song progressed the full chorus the men in tuxedos and the women in brilliantly colored costumes danced down the steps to join in the beaut iful and intricate patterns of the dance which continued thru a num ber of variations Interspersed by Acts chorus came to an end a mens trio entertained the audience with popular songs until the ap pearance of the next vaudeville act The acts were interspersed thruout the show with the chorus numbers A unique and beautiful effect was produced In the Indian num ber which opened with a Bolo by the prlma donna Elizabeth ODornni accompanied by the band in th Indian Love Call As the son advanced the curtains parted disclose a chorus of beautiful worn en clnd in modern interpretation of Indian costumes Altho possibl not quite authentic the costume were unusual and gave freedom i the use of bright feathers As the war dance or possibly th love dance progressed with whoop and song the sudden appearance o a brave with a gracefu maiden slung carelecsly over his shoulder startled the audience As the brave rushed on to the stage he swung the maiden to the floor to have her rise and dance with him in strange lithe figures grotesque and beautiful Cluints Strange Songs As the couple danced in the cen ter of the stage the chorus swlrlec and eddied in ever varying patterns behind them singing and chanting strange Indian songs Snappy and fast was the inter pretation of college life in the bril liant and dazzling chorus Col legiate in which colletcb boys and girls danced and sang freely and joyously The girls in short white skirts and sweaters the boys in white trousers and red sweaters drew a dazzling picture of what college life should be like All the latest college dance steps were there and some too no ordinary college boy or girl could do for the dancing was fast nnd furious On the stage it created a hanpy scene The great audience in the grand stands broke into cheers as four uni formed men advanced across the stage bearing American flags in the climax and final number of the revue Soldlerets Starting with a chorus of girls who sang of the nrlde of nations in their soldiers the number gradually involved the en tire cast until it reached a grand NEW RECORD IS MADE BY LABOR DAY GATHERING Another Crowd Gathers for Second Program of Events ENTHUSIASTIC over the auspi clous beginning of the North Iowa fair when a Labor day crowd set a new record for attendance superintendents and managers of the myriad of events before the grandstand in the midway display buildings and livestock barns began the second day of activities Tues day with confidentvigor Mondays crowd m the grand stand infield nnd midway was the largest In the history of the fair The Royal American shows largest Tom In 14 Colnmn 3 LEAGUE INVITES MEXICO TO JOIN Leaders of Other Nations Deliver Messages of Indorsement GENEVA Sept 8 Mexico was unanimously invited by the as sembly today to join the league of nations after a number of delegates had delivered addresses of endorse ment The league thus moved to rectify what some of Its members termed a lamentable error in excluding Mexico from possible membership when the organization was formed 12 years ago Lord Cecil of Great Britain For eign Minister Briand of France and Foreign Minister Grand of Italy were among those who advocated before the assembly the adherence of the Latin American country NORTH IOWA FAIR ENTERTAINMENT Tuesday Night p by municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Society horse show Production of Schooleys Sen sations of 1031 AVednesdny Sept 9 1 p municipal band Milelong parade of livestock Five acts of vaudeville by the Anderson circus Fiorinis Cherry and Malone Kerby and Girlie Six Hassans and Six American Belfords Society horse show Boys pony race Farmers horse race for Cerro Gordo horses only Exhibition drill g a n as state champion r team captained ty Ben Hynds p municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Society horse show Sensations of 1931 JUDGING PROGRAM Wednesday Sept 9 9 A ST Shorthorn B Chester Whites and Hampshire S Stephenson Holstein John son V Holslnger Girs 4H club Barker Womens project Bowen Pantry Herbert Harmison School exhibits p Shorthorn B Caine Spotted Poland and Tnmworth S Stcphenson Dairy 4H club Johnson Girls 4H club Barker Womens project Bowen Pantry Harmison School exhibits oncessionaire on the grounds tated the crowd was the largest or them this summer Jammed Entire Grounds Altlio the concession estimate vas from 30000 to 35000 based on igures at other fairs they visited he more conservative estimate vas that 25000 different persons Turn to Pflfiro 14 Column 4 IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy nnd unsettled Tuesday night nnd Wednesday continued wnrm LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour perod ending at 8 oclock uesday morning Maximum Monday 07 Minimum in Night 72 At 8 A HI Tuesday 81 This spell of heat is certainly dding evidence to the case for hose who insist that early Septem cr almost unfailingly brings a eriooj of high temperature A ancc thru the GlobeGazettea eather records sustains such an mpression too Mondays maximum f 97 was 2 degrees higher than aturdays and 5 degrees higher lan Sundays Tuesdays 8 oclock mperature was 7 degrees higher lan Mondays temperature at the ame hour auguring another sultry ay at the North Iowa fair The temperature was still cllmb ig and reached a 09 maximum at oclock Tuesday afternoon but be an to slide and was down to 98 at oclock   

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