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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                COMP North Iowas 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 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 181931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO ONE NO 263 Confidence Main Need Little Hope From Congress Says Caraway GIFFORD OPTIMISTIC ON RELIEF By CHARLESP STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 18 Will anyone have a clear idea when congress meets what to do to afford relief to the country from the afflictions under which by pretty general agreement it has suffering for some time No answered Senator T h a d r deus H Caraway of Arkansas bluntly There will be the governments linancial needs for the 193233 fis cal year to be provided for Decid ing on a method of doing so will furnish plenty of room for argu ment More or less emergency legis lation probably will be required also Otherwise notmuch will be ac complished tho there will be any number of plans presented with a view to improving conditions administrations party said A the senator cant afford to recognize that it has made a lot of r Turn to 7 Column Ranks of Farmers Union Broken by Secession BELIEVES LOCAL GROUPS ABLETQ NANKING READY FOR LINDBERGHS Current in Yangtse Terrific and Flyers Told to Use Care Landing NANKING China Sept 18 Altho the flooded Yangtse river swept away one wharf especially constjuctecl fpfcthei Lindbergh moa s for the 1 IOWA COUNTY DELEGATES ASK LOCALS TO QUIT Four State Directors Are Included Among Dissenter DES MOINEiS Sept 18 fesentatives of 17 Iowa counties today had appealed to local unions to withdraw from the Iowa Farm ers union after delegates the state convention yesterday had aplil into two groups The 165 bolters including four of the seven directors of the state or garilzatlon passed unanimously a resolution askingthe locals se cede and declared invalid actsofthe state convention subsequent to the split Miller Keelecrcd The reelection of Glenn B Miller as president of the state group John Chalmers of Madrid and Rob ert H Moore Branch as vice president and secretary and the se lection of D B Ryan of Corning Walter Heidcn of Denison and B A Van Pelt of Ogden to the directorate were not recognized by the seces sionists Another resolution by the protest Ing group would ask lofcals to decide whether the customary 90 percent fee from jnembers annual duesbe paid into the state1 organizations Graf Crosses Ocean Again are complete T This city the capital of China eagerly awaited news of the take off of Colonel and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh from Fukuoka Japan nearly 800 miles distant across the Yellow sea New Wharf Built As the Yangtse still is running a terrific current the Nanking avia tion bureau cabled Lindbergh re questing that he exercise the great est care in landing Their plane will he moored to an especially constructed wharf re placing the first one that was swept away Many social epents have been ranged in honor of the Lindberghs for the five days they are expected to spend in the capital Land at Fukuoka The Lindberghs landed at Fukuo ka from Osaka industrial center of Japan iate yesterday They had planned to continue to Nanking today but storms prevented this and they postponed their takeoff until Saturday A Rengo news agency dispatch from Fukuoka said Colonel Lind bergh had announced he was going to Europe but did not announce the route he might follow after completing his air tour of China Rengo also quoted the colonel as saying he would fly as far as Europe but would not attempt a flight to America Fort Dodge Swimmer Loser of Marathon in Canada Hikes Home FORT CREDIT OnL Sept 18 Nelson of FortDodge Iowa Friday was hitchhiking homeward after he failed to com plete the 15 mile marathon swim at the Canadian National exhibition Nelson won the swim last year treasury Salaries and overhead ol the organization are paid in part from these f ForinierState Senator IS W Rom key of Des Moincs county led the withdrawal after President Miller refused to recognize him from the chair Rpmkey said Romkey ex plained he rose to protest a resolu tion supporting Milo Reno and offi cers of the organization and con demningtheir critics Members of the old directorate who 5oinedRomkey were Carl Wil ken Wall Lake R Mark Brand of iDavenport Nick Naeve of Sehicswig and Albert Beltman of Hospers RealFarmers Union Ralph Moyer of Fairfield presi dent of the Farmers Union Coop erative Oil association and the Far mers Union Service association de claredthat each local has the pow er individually t6 withhold payment to the state unit The group which left the con vention really is the farmers union now he thelocals constitute the union and the state officers maintain the central organ ization While the bolters were drafting resolutions declaring acts the larger group without authority the main convention adopted a resolu tion recommending Gov Alfalfa Bill Murray of Oklahoma for presi dent Other resolutions condemned the federal farm board asked congress to coin money and regulate the value thereof urged that compul sory military training in Iowa be abolished that the state income tax as a replacement be enacted am that the bovine tuberculin teat law be repealed Miller Reno and Robert H Moone were elected delegates to the na tional farmers union convention In DCS Mplnes next November Do Routine Business Routine matters and reports of departments occupied delegates to Takes Off on Second Trip in 3 Zeppelin Directed by Captain Ernest Lehman FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Ger many Sept 18 IP The Gruf Kcppclln Informed her home port by radio today that she had passed over Gibraltar at 3 p m on her flight to South FRIEDRICISHAFEN Germany Sept 18 UPr The Graf Zeppelin eviathan of the transAtlantic air ways left early today for Pernam auco on her second nonstop cruise to i South America withinthree weeks She took off at a m P M C5T Thursday and was sighted over Lyons1 France abou four hours later heading for Sainti Marie De Lamer She was carrying lf passengers including Harolc Knight of New York and JaTSie McVittie of Chicago pounds o malland 2000 pounds of provi sions Capt Ernest Lehman was in command pinchliltting for Dr Hugo Eckener who was attending a conference at Innsbruck The Graf will wait five days in Pernam buco for return mail as sue did on trip starting Aug 29 and ON ITS WAY TO PERNAMBUCO FOREIGNBORNIN SHOW BUT MISS NORTH AMERICA The Graf Zeppelin ahovc is making its second nonstop flight to Pernarnlmco from Frleilrlchshafcn in threeivcelts Story of What Happened to Moyle and Allen on Flight Thot Queer Hoax Denied By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The story of what happened to Don Moyle and Cecil A Allen Cali fornia flyers in the nine days they were lost to the world while attempt ing a nonstop flight from Japan to Seattle was unfolded from many sources Friday as the aviators prepared to hop Miano Pilgino Si beria for Nome Moyle and Allen were picked up Is tanned for the mlddfo of October AUNT MET By Robert Quillen There aint no way in the world to spread sunshine like payin a fat woman a compliment this morning R H Moore of West Branch sec retarytreasurer reported that the Iowa division of the union had no liabilities and 5332292 net re sources Receipts during the year totalled S1676370 anddisbursements 548 60204 Five directors were elected tothe livestock association board includ ing Fred Butterbrodt of Tlpton Henry Lovin of Decorah D B Ry an of Corning John Adair of Har vey and G B Miller of Oskaloosa GAMBLING DEBTS FALL ON FAMILY Police Sentries Guard Home of Widow Threatened fry Big Shots LOS ANGELES SepL 18 The gambling debts of the late Leo P Bergin Los Angeles soap manu facturer fell upon thesecond gen eration today as 10 sentries as signed from the district attorneys office stood guard over the mansion of Mrs Gladys Balfour Bergin to keep her three children from harm Her husband Bergin cfbtracted dtbts of between and 000 to Big Shot New York gamb lers in 1926 He attempted to re pudiate them in the belief the dice games had been unfair but ac cording to a statement found inhis effects after his death last May at Santa Barbara extortionist meth ods applied after his return to Los Angeles from him thou sands of dollars Eight days ago pressure de scended on the widow Several letters received by her threatened the kidnaping of her children unless she continued the payments She appealed to District Attorney Buron Fltta Yesterday lying in ambush with 14 other district attorneys agents on a lonely mountain road in the expectation that members of the gang would appear to collect an in stallment of onthe debt In vestigator Harry Leslie accident ally discharged his revolver and wounded himself seriously In the side The accident Fitts said may have prevented arrests leading to the apreherision of the entire group of extortionists who he said ap parently were former members of the New York gambling organizar tion of Arnold Rothstein mysteri ously slain in 1928 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept had just lost a war to Governor Murray so when Governor Long said they had been influenced by the lobbyists why they called him a liar by resolution thats lika calling you a liar by Nothing makes a man or a body of men as maii as the truth If there is no truth in it they laugh it off Now Tex as is going to raise all the cot ton she can and be worse broke next fall Then this just to spite Young because he had the only real cotton idea thats been sug gested Yours WILL ROGERS by the Russian steamer Bur la t on HEITLER STENO FLEES CHICAGO Woman Who Took Dictation of Letter From Grave Fears for Life CHICAGO Sept 18 lya Knudson who wrote down the letter from the grave that Miko DC Pike Heitler gangster dictated before his assassination to nama those he accused of plotting his death left Chicago hurriedly today according to the Daily News She declared that she feared for her life since the letter was mado public as she had received telephone threats The News reported saw her at the station as she was about to leave She said a dozen men had called her to threaten she would soon lie beside Heitler who was killed and burned in a resort cot tage If she did not cease squawk Markets at a Glance Two Young Iowa Girls in Omaha Claim Three Youths Kidnaped Them COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 18 IP Onawa Iowa girls 12 and 14 years old told police here today that they had been kidnaped by three youths at Onawa last night and were taken to Omaha Nebr before escaping The girls are Minerva Conners 14 and Lucille King 12 She said she met Heitler when NEW YORK active issues in new low ground foreign make new lows utilities load df cline CHICAGO nearlsh Canadian estimate weaknessWnll Street good rains Iowa unsettled cash markets she was in the show business and that he became a friend to her and her husband He was at their houso the night before he was taken on the one way ride in a car owned by his common law wife Mrs Knudson said that she knew nothing of Heitlers business ex cept as he dictated in his letter that purported to show why Alfred Lingle crime reporter Jack Zutn gangster had been executed and suggested that Heitler himself was about to be a gangland victim at the hands of the Capone syndicate ttn uninhabited island off the coast of Siberia on the tenth day after their takeoff from Samushiro beach Japan fojr lal Miano Pilgino Reports Clarified Varying reports as to exactly where they landed and what had happened to them during the nine days were clarified somewhat by their own report sent to the Jap anese newspaper Asahi at Tokio and by messages received at the St Paul island naval radio station ia the Bering sea In a signed article published in Asahi the flyers said all had gone well on their flight until they ap proached the Aleutian islands com prising southwestern Alaska There they raid they ran into a storm and for 34 hours kept their plane in the air only by the utmist effort Landed on Island Moyle and Allen said they landed on an uninhabited island of the Aleutian chain remaining there for seven days On the eighth day they reported tho weather cleared and they hopped off in a northwesterly direction landing near Miano Pil gino Siberia about 1800 miles north and somewhat east of Sam ushiro The flyera told Asahi they were ready to start for Nome Alaska tomorrow Messages yes terday from the steamer Burial said that vessels had supplied them with fuel Meanwhile backers relatives and friends of Moyle and Allen arose quickly to refute rumors that their flight plans had been a hoax Hoax Rumor Absurd Frances Bresson fiancee of Moyle and Frank Bresson her brother were indignant over the reports Frank Bresson was a backer of the flight Why Its ahsurd and impossible said Miss Bresson T had many letters from Don Moyle in which he told ine pf the hardships thru which he and his copilot went In effecting their landing at arid described conditions which they had to face after leaving Tokio Bresson said that to say that the landing of the two flyers off Cape New Arrivals Come From Canada Italy and Mexico WASHINGTON Sept 18 The foreign born white popula tion of the United btates has in creased only eighttenths of 1 per cent since 1920 Census bureau statisticians who computed this percentage increase by making an adjustment for a different method of figuring Mexi cans noted also a decided faltint off of percentages from Ireland Germany and Scandinavian coun tries and a marked increase from Canada Italy and Mexico The number from Ireland was 11 per cent less in 10CO than in 1920 rom the three Scandinavian coun ries nearly 5 per cent less frenti Germany 46 per cent Canadians Increase Those of Canadian birth in creased by 144 per cent of Italiim by 112 per cent of Mexican bj 129 per cent of Scottish by 3D er cent Among the 13366507 foreign horn eight countries were repre sented by more than a half mil lion persons each They were Ger 1608814 luily 1700422 Canada 1278421 Poland 1268583 CARE FOR CRISIS Meeting Headed by Owen Young to Mobilize Resources Sept Niidine Doro of Los Angeles was selected Miss Nortii America at an international Beuutequest at Ocean Turk Gil Girls from Canada and Mexico as well as tho United States entered Story Told by Wife of Yacht Russia 1153624 England 808672 Irish free states 744810 and Swe en 55t25fr Four states New York Pennsyl vania Illinois and Massachusetts had a foreignborn population of more than a million Throe others Michigan New Jersey and Califor nia had more than 800000 South Carolina Fewest South Carolina liad fewest for eignborn whites in her population 5266 and the rest of the southern states were sparsely sprirtkled with European communi ties In fact the south had but 032175 foreignborn whites us against 11286553 for the north and 147G70 for the west Countries with less than 10000H representation in the United KtaLns melting pot were with 60 205 a 102 per cent decrease in the Oecade Latvia and Eathonia witr 24223 and Mexico with 23743 IS Confidence was expressed today by Walter S Gifford national relief director that local communities will ba able to handle the unemployment situation next winter Opening the meeting of the com mittee headed byOvvon D Young to mobilize relief resources Gilford said the aim of his organization was o be of widest service to communi ies in their task of meeting the urden placed upon thorn by unem jloyment whatever that burden may be Minimum of Sufferings Last winter he said public and private agencies in existence in ommimltles tlruout the country met the situation on the whole BO hat there was a minimum of suffer ng They no doubt will do so again this winter even tho the burden will be greater in many localities than t was a year ago In some localities it may be less and there will not be the drought problem that there was a year PCO Designed to Help Gifford said the organization was designed to be helpful not only to organizations and agencies thruout the country which are already in ex istence but also to those now being formed to deal with unemployment this winter The purpose of the commHtej BER CHIEF German Methodists Join English Church CHICAGO Sept 18 ChicagoNorthwest German con ference of the Methodist Episcopal church has been absorbed effective in the fall of 1932 by the English conference of the church The merger affects 76 churches in Wisconsin northern Illinois and Indiana northwest Iowa and south ern South Dakota Navarin near the desolate Siberian coast in order to carry out plans for a hoax is a horrible injustice Reports Sound Queer John Buffelen Tacomn capitalist and owner of the MoyleAllen plane said the fragmentary reports of the flight result had sounded queer but scorned the idea of a hoax He pointed to the fnct that the news paper Asahi had decided to give them for their efforts ns in dicative of the good faith in which they had been held I have given those boys nil my confidence and hacking he said Some of the insinuations against their courageous attempt may have originated from jealous rivals Bank il Casey Closed DES MOINES Sept 18 The Citizens Savings hank at Casey failed to open its doors today The tank had deposits of Lincoln Bank Cashier Names Former Altoona Farmer Now in Prison OMAHA Sept 18 photo graph of James M Oklahoma Jack Clark formcp Altoona farmer and reputed bank robber to day was identified as that of the ringleader of the gang which heU up the Lincoln Nebraska Natlona Bank and Trust company a year ago yesterday and escaped with cash and securities estimated al 52SOO000 Th identification was mode b Phil Ball former cashier of th k who said he believes Clark I tho man who hit him over the hea with a gun and by George Printup Lincoln a customer who was in th bank Clark is now serving a life tenv in the Indiana state prison at Michi gan City for the robbery of a ban at Clinton Ind last spring Afte this robbery the five men involve were pursued for almost 100 miles Clark and a man whose name wa given as Walter E Dietrich wer captured Two of the fugitives com mitted suicide rather than stibmi to capture and the fifth was kille by pursuers Thompson Says Iowa Beef Raisers Favor Feeding All of Corn CHAMPAIGN 111 Sept IK S H Thompson of Ames told th delegates to the regional ngricuUur al conference of 13 mldvvcstern states here yesterday that low beef raisers were optimistic and fn vor the conversion of corn into bee The co likely will become a goo market for feed W L Calvort o St Paul predicted bccauHe of nn in creasing demand for dairy product and curtailed production Inquest Murder Adjourned for Week HUNTINGTON N Y Sept 18 inquest into the death of enjamin Collings was adjourned or a week today and a few minutes iter District Attorney Alexander lue announced he had obtained im ortant information which he iriti lated he believed would lead to ar ests within a few hours Blue told reporters he asked for he adjournment so he would have nore time for investigation He sail e hoped have Mrs Collings pre ent as a witness when the hearing as resumed She was unable to onie today because of her physical ondltion First Story Tolil Mrs Collings said in her first tory to police that she left the ollings cruiser Penguin with two aen in a canae while her husband eaten and bound hand and foot ould still be seen floating in the wa er it was testified at the inquest oday This testimony was given by Po ice Sergeant Robert Forest who vas the first to question Mrs Col ings He said she greeted him with smile and told her story of two men boarding the boat and throw ng her husband over the side Then hey took her nway Floated In Water Was your husband visible at the time he said he asked her he said she replied He was floating In the water near the ovv of the boat Forest said Mrs Collings told him the men had promised her that If she kept quiet nothing would lappen to her Forest told of going to the hoat houso where Mrs Collings was taken when found in an anchored motorboat Using notes he made at the time he recited the story he said she told him It wns as follows Family Asleep Mr and Mrs Collings and their little daughter were asleep on their cruiser Penguin when two men boarded it Collings went on deck and the men told him they had a wounded man they must get to the Torn tn Tnice 4 Column ciiaractW whitli local cbmpiunlties could not enlist for themselves T8e cooperation of national church or ganizations broadcasting1 systems the motion picture industry and na tional periodicals is assured he said TWO MEN SHOT IN JAIL BREAK 14 Prisoners Escape Guard and Convict Expected to Recover WILMINGTON Del Sept 18 guard and a prisoner were shot today in a jail break at the New castle county workhouse which re sulted in the escape of 14 prisoners Both men will recover physicians said Prison officials said the break was evidently the result a care fully planned plot The guard Anthony Hayden was taken to the Wilmington hospital with a bullet wound thru his abdo men Clarence Cole tlie prisoner was shot in the shoulder and is be ing cared for In the workhouse Widely Divergent Views Presented in Briefs on Rail Rate WASHINGTON Sept 18 Widely divergent views on the pro losal of railroads to raisa freight rates 15 per cent were presented to day to the Interstato commerce Commission In B3 different briefs Several score more written argu ments nre expected before the com mission on Monday begins to listen o oral discussions by attorneys Today was the last day for filing jricfs but commission officials sali briefs which did not reach them to day would he received because onlyi about 10 clays were allowed for pre paring them MacDonald Cabinet Upheld in Commons on Dole Proposals LONDON Sept 18 Minister Ramsay MacDonalds g crnment got a majority of Gf votes in the house of commons today on its proposals to reform the unem ployment dole The vote was on the financia resolutions which as H matter ot form preceded debate on the hil which would cut the dolo by about 10 per cent and would provide for increased contributions to the dole found by workers employers the state IOWA WEATHER Unsettled probably Hhouers in coftt central portion warm er In extreme western portion Friday night Saturday portly cloudy and HOmewhat warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzette weather figures for the 24 hour period ending at 8 o clock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Minimum in night58 At 8 am Friday59 Rainfall nt a m 15 Inch Mason City awoke to cloudy skies Friday morning and a light sprinkle began at 8 oclock which by 3 oclock had loft 29 inch of precipi tation I   

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