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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS JVK1UHBOKS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 2 193T HOME EDITION Smith and Roosevelt ExGovernor Seems Not to Have Made Up His Mind By CHARLES r STEWART I AJEW YORK Oct 2 4 Damon and Pythias had gone into olitics their story probably would ye ended differently ilt was an individual in close busi ness and person al contact with At Smith who said this discuss ing relations be tween the former governor of New York and the Empire states present governor Franklin D Roosevelt once truly brotherly in their friend ship for one an other but now reported more or less reported to be sure but it are pretty When the pair meet indeed all accounts agree that they mutually as cordial as ever But it is out that they no longer make it a point to meet as often as possible that in fact they seldom do meet except when they hardly could avoid meeting without making it evident that they actually were trying to do so AFTER CALLING on Governor Roosevelt in Albany recently I inquired as diplomatically as 1 could of a certain functionary who is closely identified with the gov I ernors presidential activities wheth 1 er or not in his opinion Al Smith Intends to support his old friend for the democratic nomination next the indications of convincing1 CARDINALS EVEN THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 276 Lindberghs Saved From Chines COUPLETHROWN YANGTSE AS AIRPLANE TIPS Lifeboat Crew Rescues Two Americans and One Chinese TJANKOW Oct 2 1 into the turbid flood waters of the Yangtze river when their plane capsined here today Colonel ant Mrs Charles A Lindbergh escaped a fate that had overtaken scores of thousands of Chinese in recent weeks year i To which the functionary replied 1 C How can anyone tell what HE 1 Intends to do I The functionary said it in a tonc jil I and with an emphasis and an ex pression of querulous impatience j unmistakably implying that he Turn 111 Page 2 1 ulumii ii ffltt IN IOWA CAR Armed Quartet Kidnap One of Bank Officers and Towns Mayor HARTFORD CITY Ind Oct 2 armed bandits robbed the Citizens State bank hero at p m today of 530000 kidnaped El mer Lucas the assistant cashier and Mayor of Hartford City and es caped The bandits left in a black sedan hearing an Iowa license number A posse of citizens and officers fired approximately a dozen shots as the bandits left the bank and they believed they wounded at least one of the men The possee immediately began an intensive search and officers of sur rounding cities were notified A check of the Iowa Motor Ve hicle License Bureau revealed that no such license number had been issued in Iowa the number 158927 which is the form of the Iowa li censes is not cxistant officers of the bureau said since licenses in Cass county which is designated 15 do not run that high Lucas was released at the edcc of thecity The plane bearing the Lindberghs and Dr P Z King Chinese relief worker upset when one wing struck the water as the colonel was turn ing it about preparatory to taking off on a flood survey flight Tossed Into Strcuin Tossed into the swift stream while wearing their cumbersome flying togs the flying couple was rescued along with the doctor by a lifeboat crew from the British aircraft car rier Hermes The plane had just bcenloweed from the flying deck the Hermes with the flying couple and the phy sician in the cockpits They were about to leave for the Tungting lake region 75 miles southwest of here Wing Dips In As the colonel turned the craft about the wing dipped the stream and its human cargo was catapulted into the flood The Hermes lowered a life boat and soon had the trio safe The accident Halted tno aurvev flights which the flood relief com mission had hailed as of the utmost value It was not believed however that the mishap would seriously in terfere with the Lindberghs plans for continuing their flying in the far cast and returning to America by air Plan Overhauling It was learned that Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh had planned to go to Shanghai in a few days anyway to get the plane in shape for the next phase of their flight and that an expert already was in the lat ter city to do tho work The colonel remained as noncom mittal as ever regarding his future plansbut there were increasing in dications be would go to Europe by way of southern Asia Prior to the upset the Lindberghs notified Edwin S Cunningham American consul general at Shang hai that they were going to that city to have their plane overhauled and to get a rest Trade World Has Its Own Relief Plan Chamber of Commerce Gets Scheme to Ban Unemployment WASHINGTON Oct 2 world of finance and trade stepped forward today in the battle against unemployment writing its own ticket for prevention of big layoffs in the future A 20000 word report on contin uity of employment embodying plans for a strategy board at the helm fiS business big and little was placed for approval before the board of directors of the Chamber of Com merce of the United States Six Months Study The report is the product of six months of close study by a special committee comprising a score of eading industrialists headed by Henry I Harrinmn of Boston hairman of the board of the New Power association This committee principally con cerned with averting recurrence of jresent distress would have a plan ning board to advise producers how o keep production and payrolls nearly level thru times of expansion and of curtailment in consumption Another recommendation of the lommittee would have industry set a part of its earnings in pros ierous times to take care of em loyea when earnings fall he way dividends often are pro ected v Plan Relief Work Another committee of the cham er came forward with a program or active participation in relief measures by local chambers partl ularly to obtain efficiency a naximum of occupation for men de rived of their normal work Other problems confronting the oard in its sessions lasting thru to norrow are the condition of the pet oleum coal and lumber industries he controversial matter of Russian oods and the governments barjre nes fa UPTON CALLED GAMESTLOSER FROM CHILL 80 Year Old Yachtsman Was Loved at Home and Abroad T ONDON Oct 2 Thomas Lipton died here tonight The SO year old yachtsman as popular in the United States as he was at home became gravely ill from the effects of a chill contracted several days ago and yesterday was re ported near death Yachtsman and tea merchant Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton spent more than 30 years of his life and 510000000 of his vast fortune on a hobby to win back for England the Americas silver yachting trophy actually worth He never succeeded but the at tempts brot him international fame and eventually a golden good will cup presented to him last year as an American token to the ganiest loser Sir Thomas was born May 10 1851 at Glasgow Scotland of poor Irish parents After a brief school ing he was compelled to seek work to aid his parents and he spent two years as a messenger boy After stowing away on a steamer bound for America and spending several years there he returned to Glasgow persuaded his parents to put their small savings into a pro visions store and prosperous from the start began to accumulate his great CARDINAL SCORES FIRST RUN WIN 20 IALLAHAN HOLDS Wild Bill Repeats 1930 Stunt by Whitewashing Worlds Champions Cardinals Score in Second and Seventh SPORTSMANS PARK ST LOUIS Oct 2 Bill Halliilian frail looking southpaw who shut out the worlds champion Philadelphia Athletics in the 1930 worlds series whitewashed them 2 to 0 today in the second game to put fat Louis Cardinals back in the thick of the fight for the 1 championship the 1931 The National league champions scored in tne second and seventh Pepper Martin made both runs of the day He inudc second base ou his hit to left field in the second inning and stole third He scored on Wilsons fly to Haas In the seventh Mai tin got a sin gle stole second advanced to third as Wilson grounded out and scored on Colberts taunt Robbers at Denison Sent to Reformatory DENISON Oct 2 An lerson 10 Guy Lee 20 Glenn Wool dridge 17 and Lason Grimes 20 al of Sioux City were sentenced to 25 years each in the Anamosa reform atory when they pleaded guilty to robbery of a cafe here Sept 21 Doctor Tom wont never get paid You cant show off by payin the doctor ike you can by havin a swell fu neral FREE ST PAUL MAN Friends Say Gleckman Had to Provide Ransom of ST PAUL Oct 2 Gleckman reported to have been hole a week by kidnapers for ransom returned home ut 8 a m today The politician and head of a St Paul finance company refused tc OWANS HEAR OF GANDHIS WORK Woman Attending Meeting of W C T U at Daven port Knew Mahatma DAVENPORT Oct 1 T talk except to sav weeks fishing trfp I was Thats on all have to say I am giad to be horn Kansom Friends said he had been freed upon payment of about Altho negotiations for his release have been carried on in or near Chicago by Moiris Koisner friend and former business associate ano others Gleckman was believed tn have been held prisoucr in some iso lated place near the twin cities Expected Home He was expected tn return home this morning Friends said he had not been harmed but was suffering extremely from nervous strain Gleckman was last seen Sept 21 when he played golf with three Criends Last Tuesday a letter wns re ceived telling of his safety but de manding money for his release Ne otiations for his ransom started shortly after culminating in his re ported release today Peter Fanning Noted Crime Historian Dies SAN FRANCISCO Oct 2 Peter Fanning 69 former bcrtillon expert for the San Francisco police lepartment and internationally novii as a crime historian died at his home here last night of heart vj LIIU mjQUcii a Womens Christian Temper ance Union convention here is Miss Mary Campbell whose career a educator and crusader for world temperance and tolerance has in cluded 46 years in India and close association with Mahatma Gandhi bhe believes in the principles se1 forth by the mahatma of whom she sPeans as the most vital per Bonification of the life of Christ in the world Almost Kciiffion Gandhi is almost a religion In India she says His personality has gripped not only a few of the Indians but millions and millions of them Indians he feels convinced are like Americans in that whatever they undertake is the spirit of going the limit Of the lesserknown details of Gandhi Miss Campbell said he was educated in the Kings law school m London and he returner to his native land to practice law He soon gave that tip however when he was unable to argue for a client whom he tliot wrong He first became a significant political figure about years ago when h went to South America to cam paign for the rights of Indian im migrants Married nt 13 Miss Campbell revealed that Gandhi was married when he was 13 years old to a girl of 12 who ONION OPERATORS TO GO TO WORK Settlement Reached in Dis pute Between Theaters and Workers Union operators in Mason City will return to their positions at the Palace and Strand theaters Tues day it was announced Friday as the outcome of an agreement reached at DOS Moines Thursday The settlement was reached be tween the motion picture workers and the Central States Theater cor poration following a threeday con ference As result all of the oper ators of the company in various sections of Iowa will return to work Under the terms of the agree ment two men were given a stipu lated salary with the provision that they may divide their salary with a third operator Wully RoettBcr St Louis Cardinal right fielder is shown in this S homo plato In Spnrtsln Louis with Ihe first rim in the first inning of the worlil series onon Card ffrBt suSccr KoeUgcr Edison Continues to Grow Weaker Says Doctor in Bulletin WEST ORANGE N J Oct 2 A Edison continues to grow weaker his physician Dr Hu bert S Rowe said today in his daily bulletin As the result of a restless and uncomfortable night Mr Edison is slightly weaker this morning tha bulletin read Edison by his own choice has not been automobile riding since last Saturday He spends most of his time in a softcushioned air chair in the library His wife and day and night nurses are in constant attendance strong influ tlio illiterate has ence on his life Miss Campbell was born in Illi nois but lived in htr girlnood at Enerson She left for India when she was 19 ana has made only 1 few visits here since A sister Mrs K Jaggnr lives in Waterloo Bean Chokes to Death Four Year Old Child INDEPENDENCE Mo Oct 2 Burnett four years old noticed nig brother Edward 20 months old eating beans last night and attempted to stop him In the ensuing struggle a bean lodged in the babys windpipe and he died of Will Rogers EL PASO Tex Oct al ways send these telegrams from the very place I am but I am heading down into tht wilds of old Mexico and will leave this and a couple more here as I will be out of touch with what we humorously call civiizalion They dont even have a daily lecture on pyorrhea or know what cig aret will raise or lower your Adams apple so primitive they have never tasted wood alcohol or known the joys of buying on credit They are evidently just a lot of heathens that are happy Yours WILL ROGERS M P in Jail forLeading Jobless Riot Glasgow Streets Filled With Litter From Bifj Battle GLASGOW Scotland Oct 2 McGovern labor M P who was suspended from the house of commons after a rough and tumble fight last July is in jail and Glas gow streets are littered with wreck age left by last nights unpreced dented rioting by the unemployed Fifty thousand jobless men put up a vicious fight when police tried to disperse them in the night and early this morning the rioting started again when police tried to check a mob of looters breaking down store doors and stealing what ever they could lay their hands on Fight With Chilis They fought with clubs with ham mers and hatchets and crowbars They swung bottles at the heads of the police on foot and only the charges of mounted men could drive them back People leaned from second story windows bombarding the police with chunks of broken furniture and be fore the night was over many per sons were in hospitals including at least three policemen The looting today began while most of the police were concen trated on the Glasgow Green where last nights most serious fighting took place Merchants came running to report the mobs were in their stores and mounted police came at the gallop Iliotcrs Throw Kggs Sometimen they would surprise the rioters but as they drove them off showers of canned goods jars of jam even loaves of bread and eggs were thrown The litter was still in the streets this afternoon for the police were on guard against a fur ther outbreak McGovern and eleven others were arraigned today on a charge of forming part of a disorderly crowd threatening violence and commit ting a breach of the pcacc Thcy wcre sent lr jnil until tomorrow when they will be tried The following story of llio second world scries game is by Atari Gould Associated Press snorts editor Captain Collins and Manager Street conferred with the umpires The crowd stood for the playing of the national anthem FIRST INNING Athletics Bishop up Ball one high strike one called ball two high and inside Bishop ducked away from the plate ball three high strike two called Bishop was out Frisch to Bottomley Haas up Ball one low and a fast one foul strike one it caromnied back into the screen foul strike two Haas bunted and the ball rolled off the third base line Haas struck out swinging at a low fast ball Coch rane up Strike one called strike two called it was a beauty ball one inside Cochranc struck out swinging at a curve No runs nil hits no errors none left Cardinals Flowers up Strike one he swung Flowers grounded to Bishop and was out at first Wat kins up Foul strike one into up per tier in back of plate ball one high Walkins singled to center and raced to second as Haas handled the ball slowly It was a fluke two base hit Frisch up Foul strike one Fiisch hoisted to Haas in left cen ter EoUomley up Bottomley flied out to Haas No runs one hit no errors ono loft SECOND INNING Athletics Simmons up Simmons drove a long fly to Hafey Foxx up Bail one inside ball two outside ball three low and outside strike one called Foxx grounded to Frisch and was thrown out at first Miller up Strike one called ball one inside foul strike two it was Weather Just Right for Earnshaw and Wild Bill Hallahan A ST iouis s isislniji th Wiilliliu r Cortimiii o Frlsrli Jli Simmons 1C lliiUimilcy lb 111 Ilufiy It if Mitrtln cT Rfc1 83ER l Ilnllnhnn i Nallln plate Stnrk llrat hisn MeGowan basis Klrm third Imsc Starting time By EDWAKD 1 NEIL SPORTSMANS PARK ST LOUIS Oct 2 purple haze of summer day another soft Indian settled down upon the National league ball park as the world cham pion Philadelphia Athletics sought today to beat the St Louis Cardi nals again in tlfc second game of the world series It was another good day for fast ball pitchers cloudy enough to keep the sun in hiding most of the time and I he weather suited perfectly the thousands of shirtsleeved patrons who poured into the open bleachers from the time the rush seat sale opened early in the morning It suited Gabby Street manager f the Cards too for he had Wild Bill Hallahnn lefthanded con liieror of Uie champions in one of he 1830 series games one of the astest pitchers in the National league primed to get back the ad vantage the As gained yesterday by trouncing big Paul Derringer in ON CHAIN BASIS Capone Owns Monopoly on Everything From Beer to Pretzels CHICAGO Oct 2 A report was printed by the Chicago Tribune today that the Alpuonse syndicates has virtually put loons and roadhouses of Cook coun ty ona chain store basis for every thing from beer to pretzels Even towels and table linen must be purchased from a Capone com pany and laundered by a Capone laundry according to the revela tions which the newspapers said had been made Gingcrale soda pop and carbonated water must be brot thru tlic Capone syndicate Thus Cnpone collects a profit from the pretzels which the customer munches with the beer he gulps the opening game Connie Mnck decide to answer OConnor Convicted of Part in Lincoln Robbery LINCOLN Nebr Oct 2 Thomas OConnor of East St Louis III today was convicted of partici pating In the 52500000 Lincoln Na tional hank robbery a year ago The district court jury returned its ver dict at noon in the upper deck back of the plate ball two high and inside Miller struck out swinging Hallahan was working carefully and showed a lot of stuff as he retired tho sixth straight batsman No runs no liils no errors none loft Cardinals Hafey up Foul strike one Cochrnno raced back but the ball went into the lower boxes Hafey was out Earnshaw to Foxx on a high bounder Martin up Ball inc Ball two a fast ono outside Martin hit to left field and slid safely into second base as Simmons juggled the ball and slipped before speed with speed His pitcher was big Targe Earnshaw second only and not always that to the speed king Lefty Grove Mickey Cochrane was Earnshaws battery mate Jimmy Wilson caught for tho Cardi nals was a two base hit Strike one Martin throwing It Wilson up stole third he slid forward into the hag strike two swinging ball one Irw ball two outside foul into lower stands back of first Wilson fouled into tbe dirt Wilson flied to Haas nnd Martin scored easily after the catch Gelbert up Ccl bert singled sharply to right Hiil Inlian up Foul strike one into the upper strike tier two ball into one high foul tho screen ball Passenger Who Went to His Death in Gulf Identified as Cresco Man NEW ORLEANS Oct passenger who went to his death over the side of the steamer West ern Wave cnroute here from Beau mont Tex last week has been iden tified by comparison with a picture as Scldon Huntting of Cresco Iowa A member of the Western Wave crew said that the passenger was a perfect likeness of a picture of Huntting sent here by relatives An explanation of the passengers disappearance over tho side of the ship after boarding the vessel at Beaumont and acting strangely has not been forthcoming Hunttings two brothers here to investigate said that their brother supposedly was independent finan Mary Volkers 44 Dallas Found in Her Home With Throat Cut DALLAS Oct 2 county authorities today began an investigation into the slaying oj Mnry Volkers 44 whose body was found in her homo here yesterday Her throat had been cut An nmination of the home by Sherif Ira A Ward fniiod to reveal the in strument with which she was slain The house bore no evidences of any struggle having taken place The body wns found at S p m yesterday by the womans brother Dick Volkers who said he had spent the afternoon haunug corn Coroner F M Roberts nnd Slier iff Ward began an inquest Into the slaying this morning Tay Dividends at Humuoldr HUMBOLDT Oct checks in payment of the final dividends to former depositors oC the closed Peoples State bank Humboldt have been delivered bv Kxnnsincr in Charge R H Miller to the Humboldt Trust and Savings bank for distribution This makes a total refund to depositors of 67 per cent daily He was about to go east to take post graduate work in forestry at Harvard they said Columbia fins Cuts Dividend NFAV YORK Oct I bia Gas Electric corporation to declared a quarterly dividend of common stock IM1C oujfues placmg the stock on a SISO annual live of baseball than of football Ana IOWA WEATHER Fair Fiidny night and Siitur ilny rnritimiril mild tempers LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 21 hour period endings at 8 ocolck Friday morning Thursday 77 Minimum in Night 51 At S A M Friday 63 October opened Thursday with an admirable balminess more basis against 52 previously Friday opened ns a duplicate rc   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