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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                COOP lUSLON E R HIS MEM 4 AST KEPT Of 10A North Iowas Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 28 1931 HOME THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 272 British Act Raises Fear Wall Street Wants Gold Standard to Return By CHARLES P STEWART MEW YORK Sept 28 CPA Londons decision to go off the gold standard evidently disappointec Wall street The impression I gather prevailed here that the es tablishment o f Ramsay M a c Donalds nationa coalition govern ment had stabi lized conditons in England for a few weeks al least instead ol which the recent collapse amount ed to a near panic with even British govern ment securities suffering se verely that John Bull perman STEWART A suspicion may ultimately be driven ently to abandon the gold standard manifestly furnishes the dark back ground for American financiers anxiety 13 WALL STREETS EXPLANA TION of what really is the matter in London is amusing to a listener who has no direct stake in the situation tho of course not at all funny to folk in the interna tional banking business or those who are dependent on it It differs materially from the Washington version It so happens that the group now in power in the national capital is chiefly preoccupied in an attempt to demonstrate that systematic fed eral relief of the unemployed inevit ably is the ruination of any country which undertakes it Consequently its argument is all to the effect that the crushing burden of the dole is the thing which has reduced the Turn tn 10 Cnhinm MACNIDER VISITS HOOVER AT CAMP President Returns to White House After Discussion of Vets Laws WASHINGTON Sept 28 President Hoover returned to the white house shortly after 9 oclock this morning after a weekend spent in his Virginia mountain camp He returned to the capital with fresh knowledge of problems which confront his administration Yes terday Col Hanford MacNider American minister to Canada joined the presidential guests He was flown from Boiling field to the in an army airplane Botli MacNider and Col Theodore Roosevelt governor of Porto Rico were among those who fought with President Hoover at the American Legion convention last week against further cash demands by World war veterans Speculation that veterans leg islation was discussed over the weekend was given further crede ence by the presence of Governor Bruckcr of Michigan who also backed the presidents stand before the Legion convention FRANCE GERMANY FORM GROUP Colorado Hopes for Revival of Use of Silver MERCHANTS AND BANKS INSIST ILVER DOLLARS Englands Suspension ol Gold Standard Gives New Life Sept 28 more at stake than any other American state Colorado is mightily to have something done about the silver situation Dozens of ghost cities abandoned and ruined testify to the wealth that once poured from Colorados mines and Coloradoans are hoping and working for the day when silvei may again be mined profitably Englands temporary suspension of the gold standard has given new life to the ghost camps which lie deep within the mountains Would Exclude Paper As part of the campaign to re monetize silver Colorado merchants and banks are insisting on the use of silver dollars to the exclusion of paper bank notes behind which there ia no silver reserve Use more silver dollars is the slogan Colorado residents arc urged to demand their change in silver Paper money is daily becoming more icarce as the movement grows The bimetallists association iieaded by Frank Cannon former United States senator from Utah is hammering for a world conference on the metal Demand Conference United States Senator William H ECing of Utah Is demanding a world conference in which China and India will participate to do something about the monetizatlon of silver Oldtimers in the mines are sure hat silver is coming back but say t has a long way to come They agree rempnetization of the metal on a fair ratio to gold would open Col orados mines It was gold that first lured men o Colorados mountains but it was silver which kept them there The places which are now but collections f ruined buildings were really cities then Youth Held in Jail at Clinton Escapes CLINTON Sept 28 Wuchersemiing 19 held in the county jail here for sentence after pleading guilty to a filling station robbery escaped early Sunday morning by springing the lock on hia cell door and sawing a window bar on the second floor AUNT NET By Robert Quillen One o the brothers was simple but I dont remem ber whether itathe one that married for money or the one that went to the legis lature Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Weak General Motors at new low Bonds Heavy railroads and lib ertya sag Curb Heavy small losses in dull trading Butter Firm Foreign Exchanges Irregular Swedish Krona weak CHICAGO Wheat Easy favorable harvest ing weather northwest Corn Easy large contract deliv eries Cattle Steady to lower Hogs Strong to higher Sweden and Norway Put Ban on Gold Danish Cabinet Mai Next Suspend Gold Standard LONDON Sept 28 and Norway today followed Grea Britain by seven days in suspendin the gold standard and prohibitin the exportation of gold The Dan ish cabinet is considering the sam action Dispatches from Stockholm an Oslo said the two governments ha decided temporarily to abandon ments in gold because of the affi iation of the krona and the kron with the pound sterling and th close connection of their finance with those of Great Britain Until Nov 30 The Swedish state council decide to drop the gold standard unti Nov 30 unless conditions shoul change before that date and to in crease the national bank discoun rate from G per cent to S per cent The exportation of gold was pro hibited except by the riksbank o by foreign national banks Minister of Finance Felix Ham rin said Sweden would restore th gold standard as soon as financia affairs permitted and that the sus pension should not be regarded as a sign of weakness in the treasurj The people must buy more Swedia goods in order to improve the bal ance of trade he said and the gov ernment would immediately discus measures to that end Heavy Demands The commissioners of the riks bank said there had been he demands on Sweden for gold afte Great Britains action and that for eign currency and the riksbank gold reserve had been reduced las week by 100000000 krona 000000 while hope of obtainins foreign credit sufficient to asaun the supply of foreign currency had not been fulfilled Norways withdrawal from th gold standard and placing of an embargo on gold exports were de creed for an indefinite period b the cabinet The discount rate o the Bank of Norway was raisec from 5 per cent to 8 per cent At the same time the centra oanks of Norway Sweden Den mark and Finland announced the had decided on joint measures to maintain the parity of their respec tive currencies while the suspension was in effect Act of Cnutlon The two countries move was in terpreted in financial circles as an act of caution rather than of neec because it was felt that both were n comparatively sound positions The effect of the downward move ment of the pound on their curren cies was said to have made the step nevitable Sweden ended the first half of the iscal year in July with a surplus Turn In 1iign 2 Column Graf Returns From Third Brazil Cruise FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Germany Sept28 Graf Zeppelin re turned at today a m C S T from her third cruise to Brazil She left Pernambuco nt a m Friday making the trip in 79 hours Two Youths Expected to Be Arraigned for Robbery at Ottumwa OTTUMWA Sept 28 Collins 17 and John McDonald 19 were expected to be arraigned in district court here today on charges growingout of their alleged confes sions to robbery of the Kent gro cery store Wednesday night The two were arrested in Omaha Friday by city detectives when they attempted to purchase a revolver at a pawn shop They confessed to the robbery Omaha police said Former Cresco Man Leaps to Death From Steamship Acted He Was Fleeing Something NEW ORLEANS Sept 28 The New Orleans Item said today the man who jumped to his death from the steamship Western Wave last week 65 miles out of Beaumont Texas had been identified as Sclden Huntting 1170 Fulton street Chi cago His mother the newspaper said lives at Cresco Iowa The man booked on the ship as H P Nash and the captain said he appeared to be fleeing from something As the ship passed the liar below Beaumont he jumped backwards overboard and the body disaDceared in the sea and was not recovered Identification was made from baggage thrown overboard by the man and which later was fished out Former Cresco Resident CRESCO Sept Hunt ting former Cresco resident whom authorities stated had been identi fied as the man who jumped to his death from a steamship 65 miles out of Beaumont Texas is the son of Mrs Carrie Hunting local resident Huntting has not resided here for several years altho he visited here several times the most recent of which was a year ago Mrs Huntting Is a widow Four brothers and five sisters survive Huntting They have not resided in the vicinity of Cresco for some time INJURED BY STUDENTS Associated Ircss Phatt DIC C T WANG WANG ATTACKED BY CHINESE MOB Blamed for Failure to Induce League of Nations to Intervene NANKING Sept Minister C T Wang was attacked and seriously injured today by mob of students who blamed him falling to induce the league of na tiona to intervene In the Manohur ian controversy between China an Japan But for the intervention of n group of servants Dr Wang prob ably would not have escaped alive The mob using clubs and Inkpata rained blows on his head smashcc windows and furniture and reduce Wangs office to wreckage Torn to Shreds The foreign ministers clolhin was torn to shreds His servants breaking into the office thru a rear window finally carried him away Dr Wang was found to have three serious wounds in the chest and lesser ones on the arms an legs President Chiang KaiShel sent a detachment of his persona bodyguard to Dr Wangs home to protect it against any attacks The government announced that despite the agitation against Dr Wangs foreign policy with which Nanking was seething that course would be continued Shoot Without Warning HONGKONG China Sept 28 VP armed with riot guns and bearing orders to shoot with out warning if necessary today patrolled the streets of Hongkong and Kowloon on the mainland oppo site this British port as the result of antiJapanese riots and demon strationa The known casualties stood a nine dead and dozens injured Japanese residents Hongkong and Kowloon were segregated in school buildings for protection and Chinese mobs turned their attention to Chinese shops selling Japanese oods Many such stores were wrecked TURNER READY FOR CORN FIGHT Arranges Conference With Federal Reserve Head at Chicago DES MOINES Sept 28 lov Dan Turner plans to leave onight for Chicago as the next lep in the campaign of his farm ommlttce to obtain higher prices m farm products The governor said today he had arranged a conference with J B VTcDougal governor of the federal eserve bank at Chicago Efforts to irrive at a more lenient policy on arm credits will be discussed A conference also is contemplated Governor Emmerson of Illi ois or his representatives Illinois vill be Invited to join with Iowa in movement to hold corn from mar et in order to obtain a higher rice Iowa Hntcherymcn Meet DES MOINES Sept 28 fth annual convention of the owa Poultry Improvement associa on will open here Tuesday to con nue until Friday with an cstimat I 350 hatcherymen of the state in ttcndance LOCAL NATIONAL GUARD UNITS TO STARTFORHOME Will Leave Tipton by Train Early Tuesday Morning TIPTON Sept 28 was ex pected that 4000 head of Cedar county cattle would be tested today just 460 short of the total number inoculated to date Fifty veterinarians were carrying on testing and reading accompanie by 25 detachments of Iowa nationa guardsmen Plans were perfected today fo the return to their home cities o 454 men They will leave in 13 spe cial cars at 4 a in Tuesday arriv ing at Cedar Rapids a m Waterloo Manly am Mason City Baggage Car Here The train will be composed of on baggage car bound for Mason City one baggage car and two coache for Waterloo one baggage car an one coach for Webster City on coach for Fort Dodge one baggagi car and one coach for Dubuque an one baggage car and one coach fo Cedar Rapids It was said unofficially here tha testing at the present rate shoul be completed Tuesday Today o the 25 pairs of veterinarians thre pairs read the results of previou test A conference the nature of whie was secretwas conducted toda at the Cedar county courthouse bj Adjt Gen W M Bailey Brig Gen Park A Flndley in charge of troop and Col Glenn Haynes Mason City tJnita Units to be withdrawn will includ the following companies of the On Hundred Thirtythird infantry A o Dubuque B and D of Waterloo of Cedar Rapids B of Webster City F and H of Mason City G of For Dodge and headquarters company of the first battalion Cedar Rapids William Butterbrodt son of W C Butterbrodt was taken to the guarc house at the military camp todaj when he declined to tell Col H E Gelger and veterinarians the loca tion of his fathers farm He wa asked this question while at hi uncles farm After a couple of hours at thi camp he gave the desired informa tion apologized to Colonel Geige and was released Sunday further testing work was carried on by eight squads of vet crinarians accompanied by militia men and tests were read on tin first cattle inoculated early las week The 21 cattle of J W Lenher now facing a charge of contemp of court for having allegedly sole his cattle to avoid having them tested were given a clean bill o health by state veterinarians O 180 other tests read 18 of 21 head on the farm of George Watham were found to react and one of the 23 head on the farm of Phillip Scharss reacted Given Clean Bills Clean bills were given to the herds of William Hogan Albert Ullienthal Edward Hamann W S Hamann Nick Olerog and C J Ormsby E C Mitchell a leader among edar county farmers who have opposed efforts of state veterin arians to test their cattle was ar rested Sunday and placed in cus tody in Camp Moffit Ho was charged with selling a bull which lad been under quarantine Civil and military nuthorities were to de cide today the disposition of his case A crowd estimated at 25000 per sons visited the national guard camp Sunday keeping the military police detail busy in handling the crowd and turning the streets of his little county seat town into a tremendous traffic jam for hours Itrturn to Schools Some of the younger guardsmen enrolled in high schools of the state were released to their books today and others whose employers have requested their presence at work Turn In 1agft t Column Upper Iowa Methodists Refuse to Score Legion Pastors Appointed Charges at Close Dr Eckener Will Sail for U S to See Akron FRIEDRTCHSHAFEN Germany Sept 28 TDr Hugo Eckener will sail for New York on Oct 8 for a two weeks visit during which he will inspect the new United States navy airship at Akron Ohio of Conference CEDAR RAPIDS Sept 28 The Upper Iowa Methodist confer cnce today refused to condemn the American Legion for its vote at th recent national convention urging a state referendum on prohibition In other resolutions the confer cnce refused to urge birth control condemned compulsory militar training in high schools and urge further reduction in national arma mcnts The vote refusing to condemn the Legion came after a spirited debate in which the Rev Ermal B Frye o Cedar Rapids led the opposition t the resolution pointing out that the conference should not condemn th rank and file of the Legionnaires for the action of a convention Oppose Modification The conference however placed itself on record as opposing any cf forts to modify the eighteenth amendment and urged every church in the conference to carry on tern perance education The resolution against militar training said we consider th action of boards of education n Sioux City and Council Bluffs dismissing students for refusal take part in military training on account of religious scruples as flat denial of the constitutiona guarantees of religious freedom Copies of the resolution were or dered sent to Agnes Samuelson state superintendent of schools an to the boards of education at Coun Al Bluffsand Sioux City President Hoover was commend1 ed for hia efforts to reduce arma ments Another resolution called for th adoption of national and state pro grams for the immediate relief o farmers in the middlewcst Appointments Made Appointments of ministers in Uu Upper Iowa conference of the Mcth odist church were announced today by Bishop Edgar Blake of Indian apolis presiding officer at the an nual convention here Some difficulty was experienced in the pastoral assignments Bishop Blake announced because the de pression has created a fimincln crisis in many churches Severn pastorates as a result were com bined The Rev J Arthur Young of Hampton was appointed superinten dent of the Waterloo district suc ceeding the Rev F C Witzigman who was transferred to the Iowa conference and will be stationed at Washington A move to abolish the fourth au perintendency In the interests of economy was voted down by the conference All the pastorates named in to days assignments will take effect Oct 1 The conference adjourned following the announcement of the appointments LOCAL MEN RETURN Appointments of pastors in the Waterloo district of the Upper Iowa confeernce are as follows Dr J Arthur Young district su perintendent Mason City First W H pence Mason City Olivet Wll iam Galbreth Acklcy T C Collis er Allison O B Pres ton Congregational minister scrv ng here Aredale H M Tiffany Cedar Falls W G Rowley Chapin R G Bachellor Charles City Ralph ollls Clarksvllle E A abln Dumont E G Stelnman Junker toDewar Samuel Knoer East Janesville Thomas P Shaf er Floyd Alfred Christenson Heisermnn at Hampton Fredericksburg H R Schmida rederikaRepiiblic A W Gable 5cneseo D V Butler Geneva C W Cleveland Greene G L Hels rmnn Hampton A W Henke HansellBradford B A Davis anesville Frank P Shaffer Tesup ittleton Roscoe Sires Little Ce ar M R Davis LaPorte City C D James Marble Rock Leslie aris Mount Hope to be published Nashua G O Lusted New Hampton Robert Davies om Springs John DeLong North vood William Crosslcy Osage S Ellis ParkersburgNew Hart ord P Schopple flainficld A S Vatson PlymouthRock Falls Jo eph Yatcs Raymond J S Lilley iicevillcMcIntirc W W Zimmer man Rocltford C E Luce Rock ell Frank Shoffler Rudd F O Oilman St Ansgar M W McKin y Sheffield H F Mercer Shell Will Rogers WINSLOW Ariz Sept Accompanied by a couple of my kida and a nephew we are flying back to old Orange Juiceville after a happy day at a big cele bration in Claremore It sure was fine to meet all tho old homo folks After all its the best peo ple that stay at home Its just the tramps that leave and do the bumming It broke all rec ords for an enjoyable day There wasnt a speech made and you just cant imagine how glad everybody was The Chamber of Commerce and some politicians were broken hearted not to be able to say something but we kept em still Yours WILL ROGERS Rock A R Grant bert Temple Waverly Her Speclol Appointments Special appointments H A Basaett missionary to New Mexi co mission Mount Vernon quarter ly conference H J Burgstahler president of Cornell college Moun Vernon quarterly conference O B Chassell field representative boan of education institutions for Ne groes Mount Vernon quarterly con ference A B Coe field secretary Iowa AntiSaloon league Des MoinesMonticello quarterly confer enceFrank Cole vice president o Cornell college Mount Vernon quarterly conference C E Llttell professor at Cornell college Moun Turn In Fngc t Column i 6 DEAD AFTER IOWA WEEKEND Lives Claimed by Drowning Accidents and Two Suicides By Tils ASSOCIATED PKESS Six persons were dcnd Monday as the result of accidents and sui cides over the weekend The dead Emll Gnflttsch 14 Clinton John HI Wheeler 81 Coun cil Bluffs John nrnnkmnn 7S Uuhurmr Paul Edward Duughcrty 8 Ottuimvu Mrs II H Svvlncoc 53 Ottutmvn Mary Caroline Uhl SO Mit chnllvlllc Emil Goettach was drowned in the Mississippi river Sunday after noon He is believed to have fallen from a pier into deep water John Wheeler made an appoint ment with the owner of a funeral home at Council Bluffs early Sun day morning and walked into rear room and fired two shots into his mouth He died instantly A body found on the Illinois Cen tral railroad tracks near Dubuque Thursday identified Sunday as Lhat of John Brookman rechise who had made his home for many years in a cave along tlie bank of the Mississippi river Skulls Fractured Charles Jones 16 of Knoxville and Gladys Nickles 14 of Flakier received fractured skulls Sunday en the car in which they were ing crashed into a telephone pole near Tracy Both were in serious ondition in n Knoxville hospital Paul Edward Daugherty 3 died n an Ottumwa hospital Monday after having been struck by a car vhile playing In front of his home Sunday Mrs Harry If Swincoe r3 died londay from burns received Sun day when she attempted to start n ire with kerosene at her home in Ottumwa Miss Uhl hanged herself Sunday n the barn where 10 years ago her ather J B Uhl former chairman f the Polk county board of miper isors took his life by hanging lias Uhls mother could ascribe no motive for the act SOLVE NOW Irish Bank Rate Raised DUBLIN Irish Free State Sept 8 Irish bank rate wis nised today from 5f per cent to i per cent Laval and Briand Shake Hands With President Von Hindenburg DERLIN Sept 28 ol 1J a FrancoGerman economic commission to devise means of cooperation between France anrl Germany was announced tonight in a communique issued by Premier Laval and Foreign Minister Aristicle Briand of France after a conference with Chancellor Bruening and For eign Minister Julius Curtlus of Ger many Both countries have agreed td pool their efforts to overcome the present economic troubles thru a commission which will Include gov ernment representatives and lead ers of business and labor in both countries the communique said Call on Hlmlenlmrg This commission Is not directed against any other country the communique said hut will seek new ways to dispose of the products ofi both Germany and France without raising tariff barriers Laval and Briand today called on President von Hindenburg beforo their conference with the German statesmen The conversation between Presi dent von Hindenburg and hla guests was purely formal After the cus tomary exchange of greetings ho expressed the hope that they would solve the economic problems in volved by united efforts and they replied in a similar vein Suggestions Advanced One suggestjojjMyanped was tq award structural contracts in French col onies to German concerns An other suggestion was to French credits for specific German concerns strictly on a business basis The industries mentioned chiefly were coal iron electrical and chemical The French statesmens visit to the president was devoid of military pomp or display When M Laval and M Briaud arrived last night they received u striking ovation from i crowd o wellwishers shouting Hocli DeuL schlnnd and Vive La Palx Ncv Turn hi Westerner Will Get Call of Democrats Says Ham Lewis KANSAS CITY Sept 28 Hamilton Lewis U S senator from Illinois predicts that the next democratic presidential candidate will he from the west and raten former Senator James A Reed of Missouri as a strong possibility for the post Stopping here yesterday enrouto to his home it Chicago Senator Wir declared the conflict ill democracy in Now York and eastern states culls for the namingof west ern candidates IOWA WEATHER Knir and slightly wurniir Monday nijjlit Turailuy partly cloudy anil snniinvliit uiirinnr in east mid rrntrnl portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures of 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday72 Minimum in nljrlit43 At K n ill Monthly56 Figures for 21 hour period end ng at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Siitiinlny Minimum In JVIglit Precipltiilina 01 or mi Incli With the wind back in tho south ifter five consecutive days from a northerly direction there was a luick reaction in the direction oC ighcr temperature Sundays max murn of 72 is the highest recorded ince the afternoon of Tuesday Jcpt 22   

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