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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                i I 0 N E R fcll ATT T 0 F I v v A I r i North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NFWSPAPER THAT MARKS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOKS HOME EDITION yoL xxxvui ITS A ss LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 17 Borah Talk Upset Laval Frankness of Idaho Senator Cause of Incident By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 29 CPA Senator William E Borahs state in e n t to the French newspa permen who ac companied Pre mttjl inter Pierre Laval on his American ii trip is generally regarded in Washington as having been the outstanding inci dent of the Gallic tourists stay here It is a tribute to the Idaho sen ators c o n s e iquence that there was no preventing his reaction to the visit from assum ing ta much importance Not necessarily that any attempt was made to keep the Boise City solon muffled during the negotia tions between President Hoover and M It is a fact that he was not invited to dine with the lat ter at the white house until after the Washington correspondents had investigated and ascertained that he had NOT been invited then he WAS invited But doubtless as the sena tor remarked it was by mere over sight that the white house was so slow about it A NYWAY It would have made no difference had the Idahoan been left off the white house list entirely since it was not there that he made his statement but at his own office in the capitol building when the French scribes called on him From the standpoint of discreet statesmanship the trouble with lAvhat he said was its plainness anc the publicity which was given to it No wellinformed person had ex pected that Mr Hoover and M La valwquld make any real progress FrancoAmerican agree EDISON LEAVES ESTATE TO SONS Two by Second Marriage to Divide Among Rest as They See Best NLWARK N J Oct 29 Thomas A Edison left the bulk of his estate to the two song of his second marriage leaving it largelj to them to decide how much the old er children could have and how soon they could get it He provided for his wife before hedied and so lefl her nothing in the will filed today The value of the estate was not mentioned in the will Not only were Charles Edison anc TheodoreEdison sons of the Inven tor and the widow najned executors but they were also made residuary legatees with full power to dstrib the residue among themselves and their half brothers and sisters whenever they deem wise and In such proportion as they think best The will spoke of the widow as my dear wife and explained that no provision was made for her in the will because Edison had settled sufficient property on her while he lived Son Identifies River Victim at Keokuk as Kansas City Woman KEOKUK Oct 29 M S Turney of Kansas City today iden tified the body found inthe Missis sippi river as that of his 80 year old mother County Coroner Walt H Clem ents in charge of thfe case this af ternoon conferred with the son AUNT MET By Robert Quillen After youre married you cant trust a man too far an before that you cant trust him too near CORN PLANS SUCCESS ASSURED Lamont Urges Germany to Deal With France READJUSTMENT NOT U S AFFAI Financier Says France Will Not Be Found Unreasonable NEW YORK Oct 29 W Lamont of the firm of J P Morgan and company writing in the Saturday Review of Literature today calls upon Germany to take the initiative for a direct readjust ment with France on the repara tions problem It is not now a matter for America to urge said Lamont who was a member o the committee o experts who drew up the Young plan Germany T W LAMONT lie said should not expect President Hoover to save the situation for them The financier advised Germanj to stop agitating for revision of the Versailles treaty expressing the opinion that the French will be found to be not unreasonable1 concerning any revision that ma be justified provided it comes aboul processes may aay he wrote for 12years ever since American financial or investmen community has been carryingalto gether too much of this repara tions burden and has thus made it easier for the creditor powers to avoid seeking a really final solution of the reparations question The article made a strong appea for tariff revision as an essential prerequisite to world rehabilitation Germany Makes No Comment BERLIN Oct 29 sug gestion advanced by Thomas W La mont that Germany adjust her re lations with France as a requisite preliminary to any American action on European debts passed without comment from government spokes men here It was intimated that as soon as Premier Laval gets back to Paris diplomatic conversations will begin to determine the most satisfactory way in which Germany may indi cate her desire for discussion oE the reparations issue COMMUNISTS TO STAGE PROTEST Organizer to Take Chance on Being Lynched in Council Bluffs OMAHA Oct 29 Papcun and Gordon Burroughs communist workers kidnaped and expelled from Council Bluffs by bands of vigilantes on successive nights today attended a meeting here of theIowaNebraska execu tive committee of the Trade Union Unity league an organization af filiated with the communist party The league Papcun said will stage a demonstration in Council Bluffs Saturday moon to protest against the abduction of Burroughs and both will attend By returning to Council Bluffs the two will defy the edict of the gangs which abducted them They may lynch me as they said they would said Papcun Naturally as far as Im concerned that wouldnt be so good but I have to remember that Im just an in dividual and that its the party that counts Reports reached here today from Council Bluffs that members of an anticommunist group are prepared to break up such a meeting Chief of Police Gillapsy of Council Bluffs today said he had not decided whether to ban the meeting Light Snow Falls iir Parts of Minnesota ST PAUL Oct 29 snow the first of the fall covered the ground In parts of Minnesota and North Dakota today Temper atures generally were from 31 to 10 degrees above zero Police Squads Raid Capone s Outlaw Camp Quarters of Gangster Deserted Al Reads Mystery Tales CHICAGO Oct 29 Lex ington Hotel outlaw camp of Al phonse Capone and his gang lieuten ants was raided by detective squads today who found the gangsters quarters on the fourth floor desert ed except for three servants The raid was described by Chiei of Detectives William Schoemaker as part of his campaign to harraos well known gangsters at every turn and arrest them on sight The hotel was described yesterday by Federal Judge James H Wilker son as an outlaw camp where the Capone gang exercised a coercivi interest over those with whom it came in contact which is nothing less than insurrection against the laws of the United States As his headquarters was raidec and his gang apparently scattered Capone took on the aspects of a model prisoner at theCook county jail He is there pending an appea on the conviction which brot him an 11 year sentence as an income tax dodger Warden David Moneypenny said the big gangster is spending mos of his time reading books He askei for mystery stories but seemed to appreciate whatever was brot him Frank Bell Held Sane Will Die November 27 CHICAGO Oct nal court jury decided today thai Frank Bell convicted murderer is sane and his execution was set for Nov 27 MRSJUDDMAY HAVE HAD HELP New Evidence Rounded Up as Woman Fights Against Extradition PHOBNIX Ariz Oct 29 New evidence intended to contradict the story of Winnie Ruth Judd and indicating that possibly she had an accomplice in the slaying of Miss Hedvig Samuelson and Mrs Agnes Le Roi here two weeks ago waa being rounded up by Phoenix au thorities today Mrs Judd stated she shot both women the morning of Oct 17 as the climax of a quarrel over social affairs A streetcar motorman in Phoenix Benjamin W Jurgemeyer said yes terday that Mrs Judd was a pass enger on his car the night of Oct 10 getting off the car near the Le Roi Samuelson apartment at p m and again boarding the car at p m returningto a point near her own home Sedan Was Seen Mrs Judd had alleged she re mained at the home of her two victims the night of the slayings Neighbors of the two slain women said that late the night of Oct 16 a large black sedan entered the driveway of the Le RoiSamuelson home Phoenix authorities were endeav oring to trace the ownership of this car and to learn whether it con tained Mrs Judd or some friend of the slain women or perhaps an ac complice in the killings Fight Extradition Meanwhile the extradition fight and future defense of Mrs Judd rested with Paal Schenck veteran Los Angeles counsel Schenck said he would ask a short delay in the extradition hearingof Mrs Judd whose custody Arizona authorities are seeking The hear ingwas scheduled for this after noon on an action brot by Sheriff J R McFadjIen of Maricopa county Arizona against a writ of habeas corpus in Mrs Judds behalf The writ is the only thing in the way of Mrs Judds removal to Phoenix to stand trial for murder oolidges Leave Old Homestead for Town PLYMOUTH Vt Oct 29 r and Mrs Calvin Coolidge today eft the old Coolidge homestead here where they had spent a part f the summer and the autumn to eturn to their home in Northamp on Mass WHICH WILL IT BE GEORGE H LEACH GLENN C HAYNES Two middle westerners Glenn C Haynes of Des Moines formerly of Mason Cityand Brlj Gen Oeorge II Leach former mayor of Min neapolis are prominent candidates for appointment as chief of tho militia bureau of tho department Relationships between tho fed eral government mid national guard activities in all the states uro the chief charge of the bureau Both Haymvs and Leach have been promi nently identified with the national guard and both have outstanding records in the World war National guards and service men of Iowa stamt united behind Colonel Haynes who left hero some night years ago to be state auditor Luter he L candidate for governor and for tho past several years has been executive director of the Iowa Good Koads association BUSINESS BACK TO CALIFORNIA Upturns in Prices Spread Optimism to Trade oh Pacific Coast By KALPH II HEPPE SAN FRANCISCO Oct 29 Glints of sunshine breaking thru rifts in the business clouds of tlv Pacific coast nre spreading finan cial warmth to the farmer the man ufacturer the storekeeper and the laborer The hens cackle may he no loud or but it is more tuneful to the farmers ear The golden cream In he milk pail and the golden grain in the bin no longer are reduced to fools dust Eggs butter grain ant dairy products along with other Droducts of the soil in the west are jutting a fevv more coins in the ag riculturalists jeans A weighty factor in the Pacific northwest is wheat the price of vhich has turned up abruptly More han 25 per cent higher than prices Jhtainable earlier in the season is the way R J Stephens Spokane manager of the Farmers Nationa Train corporation put it Is 40 Per Cent Gain With an upturn in price of 40 per cent since January butter has in deed taken on an aureate hue Thi len that lays the golden egg hasnl been hatched as yet but golden specks in the way of higher prices mve been noted These products af ct the pocketbook of the average Farmerall over the coast Raisins in th San Joaquin vallev at California have been selling1 at steadily rising prices for months In manufacturing lines commer cial survey agencies note gains in employment and activity in shops urningout wearing apparel lin gerie especially millinery and shorn or milady Records of the California state division of labor statistics show n rain of 123 per cent in payrolls ot extile companies from August to ieptember Other lines in which tn PCIBO 2 Column Markets at Glance a NEW YORK Stocks Irregular rails improve obaccos sold Bonds Heavy rails and foreigns Curb Steady changes narrow Butter Firm Foreign exchanges Easy Ster ng weak Sugar Steady firmer spot mar ets Coffee Quiet commission house elling CHICAGO Wheat Barley steady large Ar entine exports good rains eastern cits Corn Firm unfavorable weath r excellent European cash de nand Cattle Higher Hoes Barely steady PLAN TEST TRUCE Mason Cityr Guardsmen Wil Be Back Home by End of Week BURLINGTON Oct 29 Peace prevailed today aa 17 group of veterinarians under military es cort invaded Flint river township to read results of tuberculin tests on cattle Reports however had It that a gathering of farmers was contem plated at the A W Haartman farm and two companies of Iowa nationa guardsmen accompanied the testers there They found a small group present who had been invited by Haartman to help him with tils cattle and to iccep watch on thev troopers and lesters There was however no resistance manifiested Claimed Things Taken Haartman claimed jugs and roller skates wero taken Monday when the icrd was inoculated and he said he wanted no irregularities today Haartman previously had avowcc ils opposition to the tests Today us cattle wore given a clean rating as being free from bovine tuhercu osij During the nigfht the mercury dropped sharply and troopers leav ng their fairgrounds camp at 7 i m complained of the cold Plans announced by Dr Peter Malcolm supervisor of the tests said that tomorrow results of testa n Union township will be read Truce to Bo Called The inoculations in Flint rivsr were made last Monday Upon completion of work in Des Moines county Secretary of Agri culture Thornburg has announced that a truce will be declared for the winter months Plans for demobilization of lfiOO of the guardsmen probably by Fri day arc nearing completion Troops that will be sent home rom here Include 133rd infantry medical detachment Fairfield icadquartertj company Cedar Hap ls Service company Fairfield ind companies A of Dubuqiie B of Waterloo C of Cedar Rapids D of Vatcrloo E of Webster City F of rason City G of Fort Dodge H of rason City I of Sheldon K of Le Wars I and M of Sioux City By End of Month One hundred and sixtyeighth nfnntry Medical unit Des Moines companiesC Des Molns 3 Shenandoah G Centerville H Marshalltown 8 Glenwood M Red Oak 113th cavalry troop E of Ot umwa The general demobilization order tlpulates that the troopers arc to e entrained so that they will reach ome not later than Oct 31 H W Odle city freight and pas enger agent for the Rock Island tatcd he received word the Mason City troops would arrive here about oclock Saturday afternoon Forbes Dies in London LONDON Oct 23 OlCLdrd orbes director of the Central Ar cntine railway and other Latin imerican enterprises died today ftcr a long illness HEAD OF LEGION MAPS OUT NEW STATE PROGRAM Safety on Highways and Employment Problems Emphasized DR1TT Oct ringingchal lenge in peace as you did In war was brot to tho Ameri can Legion and its auxiliary of the new eighth district at a dinner pro gram here last night participated in by a score of posts and units Robert W Colflesh of DCS Moines depart ment commander was the hearer of that challenge It took the form a suggested program which called for expanded service along two major moling highway safety and reliev ing unemployment these in addi tion to the types of organization and community service carried out in the past Not aii ExService Club Our task declared the com mander is to prove to the work that were a ruerelj an exservice The real test of a people comes in peace as much as in war and the criterion is its ability to make con structive progress The Colflesh address climaxed a program which contained inspire messages from Mrs Jane Prichar of Onawa department president o the auxiliary FrankMiles cdito of the Iowa Legionalre R J Lairc department adjutant G E Cres of Mason City statehighway safe ty educational director Oliver Rei ley of Red Oak a departmen vice commander Vic Stueland Forest City district community service director nn 1 Dr A I Reed Estherville district unemployment committeeman Emmetsburg Man Presides Jack Higley of Emmotsburg dis trict commander presided John Prlchard of the Britt post was at the head of local arrangements During the banquet and at the con clusion of the speakingprogram there was entertainment by the Rusty Hinge quartet of Mason Distinguished guests introduced during the course of the evening in cluded E E Condon of Boone dis trict vice commander Paul Ander son Spencer post commander Mrs M L Standley of Boonc dis rict committeewoman M L Standley Boone post commander VIrs Sadie Denton of Titonlta dis rict vice committeewoman and W F Hathaway Des Moines graves registration director linnets Worse Thun Battlefields Duringthe World war America suffered 200000 wounded and 50 585 killed said Mr Colflcsh in showing the need for a constructive lighway safety program Last voar we saw flBOOOO men women ind children injured or killed on our highways In the last 18 months a period comparable to our articlpation in the World war wp saw 52000 men women and chil Iren actually killed This situation is gripping and appalling Each hour of Hie day Turn to IftBfi 2 Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct ODonnell head of the great Notre Dame univer sity did me the honor of a visit out to the lean to here yester day and by the way he says con stant usage makes a thing cor rect and that Notre Dame is o k and the onea that try to say Notrey Dom is all wet He says Anderson is doing a groat job of coaching in Rocknes place No business or school is biggerthan the head of it and you just have to meet this fel low and chat with htm to see why that school prospered See what happened in Eng land No matter what govern ment or party is in if you have your election during the nard times they will throw em out on their ears The republicans have just got from now till next summer to make things look hotter or out in the alley they go Yours WILL ROGERS Giant Planet P Predicted by Scientist Pickering One of Two to Foresee Finding of Pluto By HOWARD W BLAKESLEE NEW YORK Oct 20 diction of a new giant planet lying far outside the present limits of the solar system was received today from Professor William H Picker internationally known astron Dmer at the Mandevllle Jamaica private observatory He is one of the two astronomers who predicted the existence and pos ition of Pluto the new planet X discovered two years ago He calls the new unknown planet ij Third Most Massive This planet ho estimates as the third most massive of the suns fam ily surpassed only by mighty Jupiter which is about twice its size and Ringed Saturn His computations show its diameter at 44000 miles more than five times that oE the arth Its distance from the sun appears to range from 5000 million miles to 0000 million or 55 to 95 times the earths distance Its elliptical orbit accounts for the variations in distance Planet P takes a computed 656 years to make one circuit around the sun It is so big Professor Pick ering says that when telescopes lo cate the planet it will show a clear ly defined disc Pluto about the earths size and but half aa far fromthe the calculated posi of planet Pshower only as a point of light even in the world largest telescope Urnmis Perturbed The evidence of this massive un known world is the present pe culiar action of the planet Uranus one of the outer members of th solar system Uranus in nstronomi cal language la perturbed This means that Uranus is displaced from its proper orbit Tho displacemenl is due in Professor Pickerings cal culations to the giant planet and shows its size and position The planet Neptune which cir cles the sun farther out than Uran us Is too far away from planet 1 at present to be displaced by it But Dr Pickering says Neptune too will re in position to be perturbed in the year 2010 Moisture and High Winds Keep Frost Away Despite Cold DES MOINES Oct 29 in Iowa fell as low as 34 degrees last nignt high winds and light precipitation prevented rost Rain with snow however was retlicted as a probability by the leather bureau here toilny with ittle changes from temperatures hat ranged from fiO degrees at eokuk to 34 at Sioux City At the latter station a 11E5 mile an our wind from the northwest Irove away possibilities last night of frost but brot with it 08 inch of rnin Other stations reported pre ripitatlon so light as to be almost inmeasureable Yesterdays readings were llio owest so far this season INVENTOR DIES Group Trapped by Flames as Mixture of Chemicals Explodes CHICAGO Oct 29 in entor of a highly combustible com ound intended to increase the pow of automobile fuel was killed close friend of his was critically njured and the inventing chemists vife and two children were trapped y flames last night when the mix ure exploded and demolished a coni ination dwelling and garage The man killed was lUmil Schoen lerger He obtained a patent for the ompound last week His friend Robert Pozi janitor uffcrcd first degree burns and a racturcd leg Kchoenbergers wife saved her hildren by tossing them into tho rms of policemen who were at ractcd by the explosion She ton saved by leaping into the arms f the policemen IS OIVENAPPROVAL AT CONFERENCE Farm Leaders Bankers and Government Men Pass on Plan pHICAGO Oct 29 vv inary steps have been taken for the formation a national corn credit corporation which would aid farmers of the corn belt by ing money on their grain held in storage Earl C Smith president of the Illinois Agricultural association an nounced the step today and revealed that government representatives bankers farm board and farm or ganization men delegates of the farmers national grain corporation and business leaders had conferred on the organization plans and ap proved them Details were withheld Heed Miuior Attend Stanley Reed general counsel for he federal farm board and George S Milnor head of the grain stabili zation corporation were among the conferees Sufficient progress hag been made said Smith the spokesman to justify the belief that a plan shortly will he offered to the corn growers under which they will be able to take advantage of the laws of the various states providing for storage of corn on the farms and obtain loans thereon It is believed the credit corpora tion will be incorporated in Illinois with capital Altho Smiths v announcement made no mention of the capital sum it was understood t will make on corn Bonrd Will Help Fifty per sent of the loan fund it is generally believed will be ad vanced by the farm board the rest coming from the corn belt banks Two states Iowa and Illinois nl ready have legislation that can place such a corporation into im mediate operation Storage acts in these states al low sealingand cribbing of grain on farms with warehouse receipts issued by the state department of agriculture PROFESSOR IS FOUND DEAD Body of Chemist at State U Discovered in Small Laboratory IOWA CITY Oct 29 Stephen John Popoff 10 assistant professor of chemistry at the States University of Iowa today was found dead in a small laboratory in tho chemistry building Professor Popoff was born In 1S85 in Samocov Bulgaria He was grad uated from Cornell university and received his Ph D degree at tho University of Chicago in 1918 He joined the chemistry faculty hero in 1921 as an Instructor He had been ill for aomo months and returned two weeks ago from Colorado where he had crone for health Coroner George Maresh of John son county said he has not yet deter mined the cause of the death His widow survives Professor Popoff was a member of several scientific organizations including the American Association for the Advancement of Science tha American Chemical Society and tha Iowa Academy of Science Van Meter Named Collcolor WASHINGTON Oct 29 Gregory T Van Meter today was named by President Hoover to bo collector of Internal revenue for the first district of Illinois IOWA WEATHER IrobuMy rain with somo snow Thursday night mid Fri day cloudy Friday In extreme norlli portion Little chungo In teiupeniluri LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 45 Minimum In Night 3t At A M Thursday 45 Precipitation 05 of an Inch j   

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