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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1931, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM 4 ART CEPT OF IOWA r r MO i v rs j A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES NO11TH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY 10WA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 71931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE NO 580 State Laws Not Enough Federal Authority Needed to Curb Power Firms A SHIN GT ON Oct 7 CPA Rugged state wide individual ism in power de j velopment says former Solicitor Charles A Rus sell of the fed eral power com mission is a sound enough principle up to the point where the states au thority to regu late the industry ceases That point passed individ ualism becomes too rxiggedly favorable to the in dustry for the publics good unless the federal government supplements it Opponents of federal interfer ence make much of the point that the various states have the right to fixrates within their respective borders which is true but how are they to determine what rates are reasonable in the case of a company engaged in interstate business T AWYER RUSSELL rales as LJ probably the foremost legal expert on the power problem in the country His original work in the federal service was as an attorney for the interstate commerce commission Transferred several years ago to the Bolicitorshoip of the power board then1consisting of the secretaries of the interior war and agricul ture he was not long in cultivating a fine crop of enemies by his in sistence upon strict respect for the public interest in the granting of government power sites to private exploitation With the establish ment finally of an independent com mission to deal with federal power problems the new regime promptly terminated his government coimec 1J WIND AND RAIN Des Moines River at Boone Rises 4 Feet Cloudy Cold Ahead DES MOINES Oct 7 crate to heavy rains fell in several sections of Iowa last night and early today accompanied by a high wind Ottumwa with 250 inches had the heaviest precipitation At Sioux City 66 inch was brot by a 34 mile wind while at Des Moines at 32 mile wind accompanied 91 inch of rain At Boone the Des Mbines river rose four feet because of a 120 inch shower At Ottumwa the river rose three and onehalf feet with a stage this morning of 58 feet Other readings during the 24 hours ending at 7 a m today Storm Lake 128 Dubuque 91 La moni 170 Albia 210 Keokuk 86 Davenport 102 Charles City 72 Cloudy and colder weather was forecast for tonight with light frost probable in the northwest por tion In hia weekly weather report to day Charles D Keed government meteorologist said Rains were rather general at the beginning of the week and over the southern and central counties at the close While surface water for livestock has been replenished and the surface soil put in condition for plowing the deep subsoil is still dry and wells show Httle or no response Temperatures were high for the season averag ing 669 degrees for the week or 83 degrees above normal AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Amy thinks shes good just because she gets hev kick by talkin about the badness o other women MARTIN HITS CARDS TO THIRD WIN President Announces HOOVER SCHEME WOULD RELEASE BUYING WEALTH Congressional Leaders Approve Six Point Program T1TASHINGTON Oct 7 tjlhA V momentous six point program for marshalling the nations latent buying power into commercial chan nels today was laid before the American people with the unified indorsement of President Hoover and political captains It included liberalization of the governments own rediscount re strictions to permit acceptance of certain classes of industrial securi ties now ineligible creation of a 5500000000 corporation by private bankers to handle the frozen paper of insolvent banks and supply some cash soon to hardpressed deposi tors And expansion of the federal land bank system to provide more adequate credit accommodations for agriculture Placed before a bipartisan con ference of congressional leaders fast night at the white house the administrations domestic plan won their support in principle While congressional action will be re quired eventually to carry the pro SIX POINT PROGRAM By The Associated Press 1 Creation ot a hall billion dol lar private credit agency to handle credits unacceptable to the reserve tjanks 2 Liquidation of some of the frozen assets of insolvent banks a Appointment of regional bankers committees to aid gener ally in credit expansion 4 Liberalization of the rules to permit reserve hanks to handle a wider variety of securities 5 If necessary creation of a government credit agency sim ilar to the old war finance cor poration 6 Strengthening of the re sources of the federal land banks to further accommodate the farmer gram to completion no special ses sion is contemplated Fails to Gain Sanction The president failed however to gain sanction for him to discuss with Premier Laval of France on the latters visit to Washington tins month extension beyond next June of the intergovernmental debt moratorium In one of the flurries of opposition which gave the chief executive an insight into congres sional floor debate he was told that any discussions of this kind with the French premier would be on his own responsibility Full support of the people for the program was asked by Mr Hoover In making public after midnight the proposals which had brot the democratic and republican leaders hurrying from all parts of the country he said foolish alarm Turn In rago 5 Cnlnmn Testers Have Easy Time in Muscatine County Guard Idle STOCKTON Oct 7 ion to testing of cattle in Muscatine county appears to be a thing of the past today The small detachment of guardsmen stationed here are find ing little to do in the absence of oppostion from herd owners The veterinarians expected to complete tests in Fulton and Wilton townships today As soon as the work is completed here the testers plan to move on to Henry county probably the first of next week Des Moines Builders Take Up Operations on Open Shop Basis DES MOINES Oct 7 Moines contractors resumed busi ness operations here today on an open shop basis Six union crafts which refused proposed wage cuts by the contractors are affected The bricklayers union however reed yesterday to a lowered wage proposed by the master builders as ociation Bankers Will Support Pool to Help Plan Turner Sees Help for Farmer in Easing of Credits ATLANTIC CITY N J Oct 7 American Bankers associa tion today voted approval ofPresi dent Hoovers plan for a 5500000000 bankers pool to mobilize the na tions frozen credit Ready in Few Days NEW YORK Oct 7 ing New York bankers who were working today ori details of the 5500000000 credit corporation pro posed by PresidentHoover for the relief of banks outside the federal reserve system indicated they ex pected to have a working plan ready by the end of the week WILL HELP FARMS DES MOINES Oct 7 promise for the economic recovery of agriculture was seen today by Gov Dan Turner in PresidentHoov ers plan to ease credits Governor Turner said the plan ad vanced by the president is along the same lines which have been advo cated by the Iowa farm price com mittee In recent conferences with governmental and federal banking officials in Washington and Chica go The presidents statement said one of the purposes of the proposed bankers institution would be the re discount of banking assets not now eligible for rediscount at the feder al reserve banks Uie government said in a statement Urged Liberalization Members of the Iowa commit tee the president of the state bank ing association and myself urged liberalization of the federal reserve restrictions in two conferences with federal reserve bank officials The governors statement was made as Iowa bank leaders and heads of insurance companies met In a conference here to take by the Iowa committees suggestion that the bankers form a credit corpora tion for rediscounting farm paper The bankers met with L A An drew state banking superintendent in the morning and were expected to consider the subject this after Titm tei PagoS Column JOBLESS FIGHT ENGLISH POLICE Manchester Men and Women Stone Mounted Men Who Charge Ranks MANCHESTER England Oct 7 hundred jobless men and women massing for an outdoor meeting fought with the police in the streets today stoning mounted men who charged their ranks Several were injured in the hail of stones but the crowd was driven back as police wielded their clubs The mob did not disperse how ever until firemen came out and turned hose on the seethingcrowd After that the police singled out those whom they had identified as leaders of the attack and hurried them off to jail Will Rogers EL PASO Tex Oct ing in from Hearst ranch on one of Americas most unique rail roads Mexico Northwestern Been pillaged and robbed by ban dits for 18 years yet the same people have stayed with it thru all this They could teach many of our concerns a lesson in loy alty It seems a queer coincidence that Dwight Morrow who I met in Mexico and who I had come to think more of than any man In public life I ever met I should this morning be told by a Mexi can peon of his death away down In the wildest part Thats all they are talking about all up the line today They all say Amigo de Mexico Friend of Mexico yes and a friend of humanity too What a loss Yours WILL ROGERS PACIFIC FLYERS SMASH WING IN LANDING a v C f J VC f ciated PressPboto In this Associated Iress rclcphoto is shown the plane In which Hugh Herndon Jr anil Clyde 1anguorn mndo llic first nonstop flight from Japan to tho United States Tho flyers smashed the pianos propallor and wing when they came to earth nt Wenatchcc Wiish because they had dropped their landing genr and hnd to land as best they could TO JHSHTH Leaders of Country at Funeral of Senator Morrow CHANGHAI Oct T and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh abandoned their aerial tour of the far east today and announced they would start home tomorrow by steamer and rail The flyers made their decision studying messages they re ceived along with news of the death in Englewood N J Monday of Senator Dwight W Morrow Mrs Lindberghs father In abandoning their aerial adven ture which they had counted upon to take them back to America by nir they gave up a project which had occupied them since last July 29 when they left New York for a flying vacation to the far east Altho disposition of their dam aged monoplane was not mentioned in their announcement the craft probably will be shipped back to the United States later Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh made arrangements to sail tomorrow for Nagasaki Japan on the steamer Shanghai Maru From Nagasaki they will go to Yokohama by rail and then sail Oct 10 on the liner President Jefferson for Seattle where they will arrive Oct 20 NATIONS TRIBUTE ENGLEWOOD N J Oct 7 Dignitaries of the nation came to day to Englewood a hushed anci griefbowed community to pay a nations tribute at the bier of Dwight W Morrow The funeral setting wan as simple and quiet as the man himself There was little ostentation to show that a United States senator who in four short years had risen to tho heights of statesmanship was being buried That was as he would have wished t The service at the first Presby terian church at 3 oclock this after noon was for the public especially the Englewood neighbors among whom Dwight Whitney Morrow was a friend and champion for 26 years Burial Private The time of burial was not ma1o known The family requested thDt there be no intrusion during the in terment at Brookside cemetery Heading the list of national for eign and diplomatic dignitaries were Calvin Cooldigo and Vice President Charles Curtis the latter repre senting President Hoover Secretary of State Stlmspn represented the diplomatic corps in which Mr Mor Turn lo rnsc 5 Column Ambassador Did Not Aid Blamed for Trouble in Japan by Pangborn and Herndon WENATCHEE Wash Oct 7 Pangborn transPacific flyer told a banquet honoring Hugh Herndon Jr and himself last night that Ambassador W Cameron Forbes had failed to aid them after their arrest in Japan last month for flying over and photographing for tified areas The criticism arose in a descrip tion of their activities since leaving New York The flyers were detained and fined in Tokio I guess it was as much our fault as anyones else Pangborn began No doubt more Described Kcfl Tape He then described red tape which he said followed adding that the army and navy and cithers helped us roll it Without mentioning Forbes di dectly by name Pangborn said If our ambassador hadnt been playing so much golf or something else we could have gotten off with out further trouble The ambassador did nothing The roll of red tape kept growing 300 Attend Banquet Three hundred persons attended the banquet which was also ad dressed briefly by Herndon Meanwhile plans were under way in Seattle for a civic welcome to morrow The flyers plane will be taken to Seattle probably by motor truck to be exhibited there for three days before a new propellor and landing gear are installed 3 KILLED AND 2 Nebraska Car Skids Trying to Pass Transportation Truck in Canada BRANTFORD Ontario Oct 7 IP persons were killed and two others probably fatally injured In a motor accident on the Hamilton highway east of Brantford today The dead and injured were all from Nebraska The Nebraska car tried to pass a transportation truck The car skidded three times across the high way struck the rear of a car driven by Leo Haley of Brantford and then careened The owner of the death car was David Slavcn 31 of Omaha while the driver wna H Bchrenson Omaha Both are lead Police are still endeavoring to ciear up the identity o the ether three occupants of the Nebraska car Von Hindenburg Accepts Resignations of Old German Cabinet DERLIN Oct 7 D von Hindenburg accepted th resignations of the Bruening cab inet today and immediately au thorized Chancellor Brneniuff t form a new ministry which wouli consolidate the governments posl tion wtih the reichstng The president commissioned his chancellor to draw up a nonpartis an cabinet whose members would be named strictly on a personal basis and without regard for their party affiliations Bruening accepter the mandate and went to work with a free hand to choose his new co workers The resignations followed by one day that of Foreign Minister Cur tius who withdrew in the face of attacks on his handling of the Aus troGerman customs pact The present cabinet was installed on March 29 1930 and ban strug gled with some of the most difficult problems in Germanys postwar history Many of its members were considered to be liabilities because of the strong criticism from left and right factions and their withdrawal constituted a housecleaning in pre paration for the convening of the reichstag next Tuesday Youth Who Pleaded Guilty to Killing Woman Held Without Bail KNOXVILLE Oct 7 Furgison 20 who pleaded guilty when arraigned on a charge of mur dering Miss Mary Vollcers at her home near Dallas Oct 1 was held in the county jail here today without ball Furgison and Dick Volkers half brother of the slain woman were arrested after the discovery of the slaying Volkers was released when Furgison confessed to the slaying at Des Moines yesterday Furgison was arraigned late yes terday Bassctt Farmers Leg Broken NASHUA Oct Roeth ler farmer living south of Bassctt suffered a broken right leg between the ankle antl knee Tuesday when a buck sheep attacked him in the pas ture Pepper Ties World Series Record of 12 Hits as National Leaguers Start Back to St Louis With Lead G 7 8 9 HUE 0 0 O 03 H El 11 Cardinals gOJ 03 01 ID Athletics 03 OJ 03 By EDWARD NEIL SHIBE PARK PHILADELPHIA Oct 7 the sensational Pepper Martin blasted three hits one of them a homerun to drive in four runs and tie the world series record of 12 hits in one series the St Louis Cardinals behind Bill Hallahans sturdy pitching won the crucial fifth game of the current scries 5 to I today and started back to St Louis with a 3 to 2 lead in games Hellahan outlasted three Athlet c pitchers and gave nine hits as compared with 12 off Hoyt Wal borg and Rommel The sun broke thru the clouda over an hour before time for the fifth game of the world seris today and chased away the drizzle that lad been falling on the American league playing field most tho morning threatening a postpone TIIR OtTICIAr IIOX ST LOUIS R An ir ro A Vliuns 31i 1100 b i ri s rf i 0 1 2 fi I cf 1 3 0 I Hatty II J 1 1 o 1 7 4270 CiUiert H Hr lull an 1 2 0 0 llcNnlr 11 IS Cl TO It All II IO A n i z u i i II 2 U I I 0 4 J S i 4 i is o Miner rr 4 II 2 kra nh 3 L n Wllumii bS 4 1 2 Hoyt p 2000 WiilbtrE p 0 0 0 0 zUuvlnn 100 Komnfel p 0 jzEolf y 100 Tolnls Ta 11 zllnlteil Mr In ulcnln zzllutltMl for liunmr In nlnlli SI niK Huns biilfcil In Martin 4 Miller Grlbcrl two busy hits Simmons Frlscli liimrrnu Murllli Mnlni linsr WulMns iloiitilo nlttyK Krllicrt Ilotloitiloy to t Iovx left on liaics SI InlllH o riilluUf lililn H on tails ll 1 IVuf Ifultnhnn L slrllcU Illll Iloyt T Z IILillnliaii Ilnltiilinii 4 Ilnna IVMIhiim McNi Holey lilts nff Hoy T n K Innlncs Vinl lierjr 2 In 2 Itnniinrl I In 1 Inxlnc pLtrlirr lloyl UiifjVTres fX Xnlllii A drill Slnrk N second McKrnnui A Ililrd Time IMG Edison Much Weaker Not Able to Sit Inventor Appears to Be Entering His Final Coma WEST ORANGE N J Oct 7 UP A Edison who is dying at his home was much weaker this morning This morning Mr Edison is much weaker Dr Hubert 5 Howesaid in his morning bulletin It is im possible for him to sit without sup port He finds it Increasingly diffi cult to take fluids In Light Sleep After issuing the bulletin Dr Howe said the aged inventor was in a light sleep or dozo most of the time He indicated he regarded this as the beginning of the coma from which it is expected that within the next few days Edison will quietly slip into death I found Mr Edison very much weaker physically Dr Howe said When I came in this morning he indicated he wanted to get up The nurse and I propped him in his chair but immediately we had to carry him back in bed He is in a light sleep most of tho time antl it ap pears to be the beginning of the coma Few nuyn Off Dr Howe made It clear that while he did not regard Edisons death a matter of hours he did believe it to be only a few days off The inventor was no longer alert and he failed to brighten up when Dr Howe entered his room this morning as he usually did the phy sician said Glasgow Pays Final Tribute to Lipton GLASGOW Scotland Oct 7 Thomas Liptons native city paid him homage today at funeral services in St Georges church Long lines of Glasgow folk filpfl past the bier Interment was in the obscure little cemetery where his parents are buried ment of the game by Flayl Tliu loUowlng footf by Alan J Gould Associated Treso sports editor The Athletics gnllopcd out on to the field as the strains of tho na tional anthem came from the loud speaker in right field FIRST INNING up Adams re placed High at the last minute AJlanis up StriJco one called Adams singled down the third basa line Dykes lunged at the ball but missed Watkins replaced Roctttger in another quick shift and High ran for Adams Watkins up Wntkina filed out to Simmons Frlsch up Hoyt threw to first ball one out side foul strike one it was over the roof behind tiic plate Frisch drove a hit to center and High raced to third on tho throw in Krlsch went to second Martin up Bnllono low ball two inside strike one called Martin filed to Simmons and High scored easily after the catch Frisch held second Hafcy up Hafcy grounded out Williams to run two hits no errors OIK Itift was at third base for the Cardinals Bishop up Bls iop hoisted to Watkins who came n fast to catch the short fly Hans up Strike one swung ball one in side ball two low ball three high outside strike two called Haar nnnctl on a called third strik up Strike one culled Cochrniie popped o runs no hits m errors nono left SECOND INNINO up Strika one called ball one Inside Bot tomley hit sharply to right for a single Wilson up Foul strike one t was into the upper stands back of the plate foul strike two Wilson Trim o TiiKt A Column ni IOWA WEATHER Moslly cloudy nnd colder Wed nesday Might possibly light frost n tlin northwest portion Thursday fcnnrnlly fulr and continued cnol LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock ednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 7 Minimum In Night fili At 8 A M Wednesday Sl Italnfnll fio of nn tnch Octobers rain total approached he 1 Inch total Tuesday night In a weather fltory printed Monday it was inferred that the September recently ended was the wettest of ocal history One local diary keep er however has found an entry of 71 inches for September of 3923 which was a year before the Globe azette established its own weath er sliUion and meteorological rec ords Lust months total prcclpita ion here was 597 inches
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