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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home H raOU E R i I 3 fiCM fi Afit LCHT OF 10 r 3 Mi F I A THE NEWSPAPER T1LVT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 26 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE NO 14 Insanity Is No Defense Psychiatrist Claims Plea Abused by Murderers By CHARLES P STEWAUT ASHINGTON Oct 26 With the quali fication that in formation almost Jacking is wholly to fur nish him with a basis for con elusions concern ing the psychol the Judd SamuelsonLeroi murder case at Los Angeles Dr Frank A Car melia public health service psychiatrist de Blares With the exception of homicides purely upon impulse that is to say second de gree killings I incline to ascribe a mental element to all murders I do not mean to imply Dr Carmelia added that as a general thing they are in the least to be extenuated on that account There doubtless is an occasional paranoiac who kills deliberately without re gardinghis act as murder but usu ally premeditation implies full dis tinction on the homicides part be tween right and wrong and he should be held accountable accord ingly 0 THE tact that flight invariably is 1 the first instinct of the killer after his crime also implies con sciousness at least of his peril but it may not imply that he holds him self blameworthy When however he displays the coolness to remain on the scene while obliterating evidences of his own complicity he begins to show a de tn rasa 10 Column S NOT TO ROLE Hurley Until Economic Reforms Are Made WASHINGTON Oct 25 Opposition to Philippine indepen dence until certain economic re forms are accomplished was ex pressed to President Hoover today by Secretary Hurley just back from a study oE conditions in the islands The secretary of war did not submit his awaited report to the president however merely giving an account of progress Prepara tion of the formal report will take several weeks Economics Important The economic result of granting independence now will have a large part in the secretarys report He is gathering facts thru the depart ment of commerce regarding im portations from the Philippines of sugar and vegetable oils with ref erence to their effect on the Ameri can domestic commodities The contention of domestic pro ducers has been that the Islands were competing witH domestic trade Hurley is also investigating facts regarding native Philippine emigration to the United States and its effect on employment Davis to Resign Shortly after Secretary Hurley left the white house it developed that Dvvight F Davis governor general of the Philippines probab ly would resign upon reaching Washington soon on a leave of ab sence The governor general is expected lo reach the capital some time after Dec 1 Mrs Davis has been In ill health in Paris for some time and the governor desires to join her there AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I dont crave riches but Id like to dress up once an have on everthing new at the same time OKLAHOMA BRIDGE WAR REOPENS Japan Announces Refusal to Obey League Order SENDS SOLDIER STILL FARTHER Says Council Failed to Get Unanimous Vote on Withdrawal TOKIO Oct 26 Japanese government tonight issued a statement saying that in view of the league of nations councils failure to obtain a unanimous vote on the res olution calling for evacuation of Japanese troops from Manchuria by Nov 16 the action was not binding in any way whatever Issued after a special meeting of the cabinet the statement set forth that the attitude taken by Japan at the time of the outbreak of trou ble in Manchuria remained unal tered It stressed Japans five funda mental principles which were laid down by the Tokio government last week as the terms to which China would have to accede before with drawal of Japanese troops from the occupied area could begin Clarifies His Stand The statement was made with the intention of clarifying Japans stand and explaining her position with ref erence to the league councils action The statement maintained that the Manehurian trouble was occasioned by a pro vocative attack by Chinese soldiers on the Japanese operated South Manchuria railway and the ensuing clash with Japanese troops anc questioned advisability hasty action on the part of the league of nations in the face of pos sible eventful solution by direct ne gotiation between China and Japan Japan Lone Dissenter The five fundamental principles as outlined originally by the Tokio government called for a mutual pledge of nonaggression between China and Japan abandonment of the antiJapanese bovcott in China asurances for the safety of Japan ese life and property in China elim ination of competition on the Man ehurian railways and Chinese rec ognition of existing treaty rights held by Japan The allusion to lack of unanirnity in the vote by which the league council adopted its resolution re ferred to the single voto cast by Japan against it All other powers represented in the deliberations voted affirmatively Japanese troops have spread deeper into Chinese territory in Manchuria following reports of atacks by Chinese bandits Protect Railway General Honjo commander of Japanese forces in the northern Chinese province said the latest ma neuver was to protect the Taonan ChenchiatunSsupingkal railway which was built with money loaned by the Japanese controlled South Manehurian railway Hojo reported that the Japanese line asked for protection on the Taonan railway The troop move ment started Sunday The generals report indicated that about 3000 bandits many of whom are alleged to be masquerading as Chinese troops attacked stations near Chenchiatun Friday and again on Saturday Tokio authorities said the Japan ese interest in the Taonan railway amounted to about 49000000 yen about PEACE COUNCIL OPENS MEETING Institute on Disarmament at Des Moines to Send Us Findings to Hoover DES MOINES Oct 26 Findings of the disarmament insti tute opening Monday here under the auspices of the Des Moines peace council will be sent to President Hoover according to an announce ment made here Sunday by the Rev Stoddard Lane president of the council Paul Harris Jr New York was to lead a discussion this morning on the world court Dr Alvin C God dard also of New York was to ad dress a luncheon on the armament situation and Clark M Eichel borger of Chicago was to preside at the afternoon session GUARD CHECKS FARMERS IN CATTLE WAR Thii photo Is a scene in the national guard at the TriStutc fairgrounds lit Burlington in Des Moines county center in Iowas cattle war Comiskey of Chicago Sox Dead at 73 Baseballs Old Roman Loses Last Fight at His Camp EAGLE RIVER Wis Oct 26 iP old Roman is dead Charles A Comiskey 73 year old owner of the Chicago White Sox tho Anier icau league early today at his camp refuge here He had been in failing health for several months He riil I i e d however when his club won tlio city series with the Chicago Cubs of the National Shortly after ward however he began slow ly sinking toward death Comiskey died of heart and kid ney complication He had been in a coma for 24 hours preceding his death Son Present His son Louis Comiskey treasur er of the White Sox the only sur viving member of his immediate family was with his father when he died The Old Roman died during his sleep His son was the only one with him at the time Thecolorful old warrior whose life story was synonymous of the rise of professional baseball in America had taken refuge during his declining days in the quiet fast ness of his forest tract here Hii home stood out in its spacious beau ty against ncres of untouched wild erness This later home of his was not so far from that GOO acre tract which for years was the camp at which the woodland bards the famous White Sox rooting associa tion gathered for their autumnal feasts Comiskeys body today will ha forwarded to Chicago where the Old Roman wrought his achieve ments Fought Always Cominkey who fought for every point because thru bitter experi ence I early learned that one lost io TnKfl 2 Column Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cal Oct This man Laval who is mighty ably representing the great French nation is said to be a self made Frenchman and we thot only Americans were selfmade Well he was just getting along great with Mr Hoover as they had said that they had no real business to transact But then unfortunately for Monsieur La val be run into our prime minis ter Mr Borah who has charge of our foreign affairs Tyrjlcal Frenchman had met a typical American and mere compliments ceased Yours WILL ROGERS CAPONE PRISON Scarface Al Held Another Night in Jail to Await Ruling on Writ CHICAGO Oct Capones departure for prison was deferred another day by an appeal to the United States circuit court of appeals today Three appellate judges sitting en bane heard the convicted gang lordsatfcorneya move foia super sedeaa bond to allow him liberty while his income tax case is re viewed The court then ordered Scarface Al held another night in the county jail and promised a ruling at 2 p m Tuesday Changes Iluns For the second time United States Marshal Henry Laubenheimer was forced to change his plans re garding the removal of the gang chief to Leavenworth penitentiary He had arranged for a special rail way car to be attached to a regu lar ChicagoKansas City train tonight The marshal originally planned to take Capone to the Kansas prison along with 15 other federal prison ers Saturday night But then Fed eral Judge James H Wilkerson or dered Capone held until today to allow his attorneys to make their plea to the higher court Has Companionship As his attorneys fought to save him from a hasty trip to prison Capono waited in the county jail with his old friend and bodyguard Philip DAndrea DAndrea who had already been in jail two weeks facing federal charges of contempt of court bo cause he carried a loaded pistol to the Capone income tax trial faced new troubles today The warden turned over to federal authorities a pencilled memorandum he had found in DAndreas pockets It concerned a Chicago policeman and his trans fer from one district to another re vivlng rumors of a leak thru which the Capone gang gains in formation on police mutters GRAND CONFERS WITH GERMANS Gives Italys Hand to Bring Justice and Equality for AH BERLIN Oct 2G Minister Dino Grandi of Italy set about his second days round of con ferences with German government officials today having pledged Italys hand in bringing about jus tice and equality for all Tbe young foreign affairs chief of Premier Mussolinis government arrived yesterday to return the visit of Chancellor Brucning at Rome laat summer He took part in sev eral conferences luring the day and attendee a dinner at the chancel lery last night Be assured that we Italians ad mire the readiness with which the German people suffer sacrifices he in an address at the chancel lery dinner and the manly virtues with which they are addressing themselves to the task of overcom ing their present difficulties Chancellor Bruening toasted King Victor Emmanuel of Italy Premier Mussolini and the Italian nation Objection to Tests Begins in Jefferson Two Farmers Arrestec by Guardsmen Near Burlington BATAVIA Oct 26 Opposi tion to the tuberculin testing o cattle broke out in Jefferson coun ty today when 150 farmers refuse to allow DJ P Simons Ottum and Dr R Batavl test nine on tie farm Charles Marsh two miles uorth Batavia There was no show of violence o either side The farmers said they planned t conduct a mass meeting her tonight to form an association I prevent further cattlo testing i this county until the militia is calle here Ailjoins Henry County Jefferson county adjoins on th west of Henry county where cattl were tested txvo weeks ago unde military surveillance C L McKinnon prominent mem ber of the Farmers Protective asso cintion was to speak at the meetin tonight This afternoon groups of farmer gathered on the streets here to dis cuss developments of the morning Among them was a delegation fron Lockridge 2S miles cast of Batavia It is reported that after the tw veterinarians left the Marsh farm Ennis Sterner farm group organ izer spoke to the group for 20 mln utcs on tho need for Resistance t the state compulsory testing statute SAYS MEETING MUST CALLED SOON Readjustment of War Debts Sketched by Laval Hoover BERLIN Oct 26 J official attitude toward the looverLaval conferences at Wash ngton a foreign office spokesman iaid today is that an international onference must be called quickly f the reparations and war debts iroblem is to be untangled Whether Germany wiil take the nitiative toward such a conference be decided he said only after llplomatic conversations with the American and French ambassadors lore and with the German ambas sadors at Washington and Paris The German government does not dcntify itself with the gloomy in terpretations of the Washington meeting in todays Berlin newspa pers the spokesman emphasized and disagrees entirely with the view that the United States is iso ating itself On the contrary the jovernment regards the parley at Washington as a distinct step forward Express Satisfaction Unofficially Berlins statesmen expressed satisfaction b c c a u s President Hoover advised Europe i must get together and arrive at definite agreement not only o reparations but on war debts alsc Ho did not it was remarked ad dress himself to France and Ge many alone Many morning newspapers how ever called the parley a failure The correspondent of tho Mot gen Post who accompanied Pro mier Laval to Washington wrol in a special dispatch to his pape a gloomy tale of misunderstanding between the French and Amen cans and declared that instead o learningto know and lilce eac other better they became estranged ARRESTED AT FARM BURLINGTON Oct 26 Charles Meller C5 and his son Le roy 18 today were arrested by mil tary authorities in connection wi alleged interference with the tu berculin testing of their cattle Tho two Mellers were taken t headquarters of the Iowa nationa guardsmen here following their ar rest by Lieut Charles A Apgar o Ccnterville on the Meller farn three miles north of Burlington No formal charge was file against them at first hut plan were that they would be turnc over to civil authorities Iut Teeth In Lmv The arrest of the father and so was said by authorities to be th first after Sundays decision to pu teeth In the enforcement law Under the recently modified code Judge Advocate Hallagan said th charge against tlie two probabl would be one of resisting veterlr ary authorities In examining cfittl to determine whether they hav contagious or infectious disease Meller and his son were take into custody by the militia detac ment escorting veterinarians wh found seven reactors six cows an n InKO 2 frvlunin Woman Who Fought Off Siege of Police 3 Days Surrender BAY VIEW Idaho Oct Floyd May believed insane wh fought off a posse of officers fo three clays with a rifle and success fully resisted a tear gas attack sur rendered today to Sheriff Henr Traue of Sandpoint NEW GOAL SET WASHINGTON Oct 26 new deal to lighten the world1 enormous budget of war debts an reparations became the next goal o international statesmanship toda ns Premier Lava of France spc homeward after his conferences wit President Hoover A specific program of reduction born of a FrenchAmerican agree ment for united effort toward worl stability was discussed by the tw leaders and now will be put to th test of practical application Tbe Initiative is to be left to Ger many who is expected to ask soo for relief from her reparations France is expected to agree provid ed the war debts are readjusted an tho United States is ready to con sider proposals for such a readjust ment Neither Mr Hoover nor M Lav was in a position to commit hi government definitely Any curtai ment of war debts owed the Unite States must eventually have the aj proval of congress where the op position is already preparing to giv battle The French parliamen might veto any cut in German r parations Both president and prt mier however rely apparently o tho force of circumstances and th appeal of economic betterment t carry the point Wants France Armed Only vague possibilities appeare today that the war debt cut wou be accompanied by that reduction Torn tfl Inco 2 Column NEW PRESIDENT RULES PARAGUAY Vice President in Contro After Student Riots Troops on Guard ASUNCTION Paraguay Oct 2 Jose Guggiarl wh declared a state of siege last Fr day after serious student disorder today handed the powers to Gon zalez Nnvero the vice president Troops were stationed at stra teglc points as a precaution again possible disorders There is a sti dent strike in protest against th attitude of the Guggiari govern ment in the Gran Chaco disput with Bolivia INJURED IN FALL CLAHKSVILLE Term Ocl 28 May Hiilzllp uvlu trlx was Injured at the airport hero today as her niouocottpe fell 75 feet on taking off for St Louis She took part in till nir shoiv hero yesterday RUTH NICHOLS PLANE ON FIRE Aviatrix Leaps Out Barely in Time to Escape Flames LOUISVILLE Oct 2G IT Ruth Nichols monoplane caught firo today as she was warming up to take off foi New York ant she leaped from a of th cockpit barely in time ta escap the flames The young a v i a t ri x hal stumbled as she reached tbe ground but me chanics grabbed GUARD SENT OUT TO MAKE COURT R USELESS Murray Tells Soldiers to Keep Bridge Open Regardless DURANT Okla Oct 20 detachment of Oklahoma na tional guardsmen pitched camp near the Red river today with orders from Gov W H Murray to keep the Durant Denlson free bridge open to traffic under martial law1 regardless of federal court orders Governor Murray acted in antici pation of a hearing before Federal District Judge John C Pollock on o petition by the Red River Bridgo company to close the free bridge pending settlement of its claims for damages againat the states of Okla homa and Texas arising from opcn ng the free bridge near its toll Iructure The hearing xvhich had been set or Muskogeo today however was iostponed and Judge Pollock an lounccd it had been deferred until icxt Monday at Kansas City Kans Governor Murray declared in or dering the troops to the bridge zone hat inferior federal courts were vithout jurisdiction No part of the constitutional power of the governor or his direct agent acting for the state can thus be enjoined and the military is his chief power as it is his direct arm o enforce all other of his powers he said Y her her and liustlcc away from RUTH NICHOLSj tho fiery plane before she was hurt The plane was reported almost a total loss Hud to Leap She was taking her Lockheed Vega monoplane over the turf to warm it up when the accident oc curred Spectators saw a burst of flame as gasoline poured from a valve There were shouts from me chanics of Cut it off Cut it off but before Miss Nichols could cut off the engine she had to leap The flames threatened to reach the main gas tank any moment but despite that a group of attendants rushed up with fire extinguishers Valve Released The disaster was caused by stream of gasoline that suddenly burst from beneath the plane At tendants at Bowman field said believed a dump valve had been re leasedby the vibration of the en gine Miss Nichols bespattered willi liquid from the fire said she was not frightened and de clared she would be in tho air again aa soon as she could get another plane She estimated the loss at 10000 explaining the plane cost 525 OOt but that the chief item tho motor could be salvaged Markets at a Glance NEW YORK NEW YORK Ocl 25 Stocks Weak favorite issues los 2 to 3 points Bonds Heavy German issue weak Curb Heavy leaders react mod cralely Butter Unsettled Foreign Exchnngcs Irregular Sterling holds firm Spanish peseta eases Sugar Lower disappointing spo demand Coffee Barely steady Commls sion house selling CHICAGO Wheat Easy bearish farm boari statement Corn Lower favorable wcathc report Cattle Easier hogs lower Supporting Newspapers Government Will Win by 150200 Seats LONDON Oct 26 Newspa pers supporting the national govern ment predicted today that it woulrt win a majority of 150 to 200 seats in parliament at the election to morrow as the answer to Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonaltls ap peal for a doctors mandate to rule the country Philip Snowden chancellor of tho exchequer predicted an overwhelm ing majority for the national gov ernment All the information I have he said points to a big labor slump Loaning to Ijihor At the same time Arthur Hender son leader of the opposition de clared there has been a strong leaning toward the labor party dur ing the last few days and that it was difficult to forecast results Henderson veteran labor leader who was secretary of state for for eign affairs in the labor cabinet up to its fall was taken ill last night at Burnley with a chill and was ordered to bed by his psyhiclan Vote for Liberals Davis Lloyd George leader of tho ihcrals called upon his followers to vote for free trade candidates preferably for liberals but for labor candidates rather than conserva tives The fate of the country lio said is in the hands of the liber als Prime Minister MacDonald began personal whirlwind tour of bin district today after a weekend rest IOWA WEATHER inscttlcd Monday and Tuesday showers probable Warmer Monday night in neu tral anil oast portions collier Tunsclny 1 rcntriil mid wist portions frosh to strong LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hnur period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 07 Minimum in Nfglil it At 8 A M Monday in PrrclpllntJnii of an Inch Figures for 21 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 67 Minimum in Night 35 After two days of ideal nutumii weather the skies Sunday after noon clouded over and in the night there was a twentieth of an inch of rain Monday forenoon dismal of outlook and there was a brisk rain before noor   

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