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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1931, Mason City, Iowa                                LJfP II ARLON E R IMS fiLM 1 ART or IOWA ri f q MM I ry I A 3 4 G Wash Iowa F Iowa State Oklahoma Wisconsin Minnesota Illinois Northwestern 1234 CHH Notre DameS3 IE Carnegie Tech H North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 31 1931 NO 19 Senate Not Quite Sure Solons on Fence Battle of Wets and Drys in WHEAT REP EDITORS NOTE This is tho second of two articles on tho prohibition issue In the light of the approaching session of con gress By CHARLES JP STEWART J ASHINGTON nOct 31 CPA Dry senators and i r e p r esentatives who h av ing noted significant barometric reading months ago ever since then have been standing by to go astern on the p r o h i b 1 t io propsition at an instants warning are be i n g rewarded now for their alertness in a certain peace of mind following the American Legions 2 to 1 vote on the wet side of the wetanddry question at its Detroit convention in September Senator Glenn of Illinois Senator tr Walsh of Montana and Senator Mc fNary of Oregon were among the ones who announced Aplenty of time in advance that they were willing to support a policy fa svoring a prohibition referendum if by their constituents Senator Wheeler of Montana pro his complete conversion Rail Labor Groups Not to Consider Wage Cuts PRICES CLIMB ON WILL GATHER IN IB TEDDY TO PHILIPPINES a rfcE frotji dryness to wetness more than car back osesenators have cauae to con themselves Sj Moatana 1iiverit lhorolyv wet gathering and1 Glenn Walsh and McNary are in a position to go in i reverse without undue strain upon to rase 4 Column i Unemployment Stands as Major Question of Meeting LEV EL AND Oct 31 way labor organizations will open one of their most important meetings in recent years when their representatives gather in Washing ton Monday to consider questions vital to both the railways and their employes which will later be pre sented to congress for action The organizations will be repre sented by the railway labor execu tive association composed of chief executives of the 21 railway labor organizations and by B M Jewell president of the railway employes department of the American Fed eration of Labor The executives will represent about 1250000 rail way employes Will Hear Reports They will hear reports of com mittees of the railway organiza ARBESTED ET1NG Hapgood Writer Protests Deportation of Pair at Council Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 31 T cowers Hapgood nationally known speaker and writer for mag azines was arrested by police here today when he attempted to speak at a mass meeting in Bayliss park protesting against the recent depor tation of two communists by bands of vigilantes Eight persons in all including tne two who were George Papcun and Gordon Bur arrested Papcun was Hearing the end of a speech in which he attacked his kidnapers when he was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace growing out of his actions before a city council meeting last Monday night Burroughs attempted to speak after Papcun and Hapgood were arrested but had talked IRSS than a minute when officers took him in custody A crowd of more than 500 gath fcred to near the speeches at the meeting called to protest the evic tion of Papcun and Burroughs earli er in the week There were no dis turbances but as the meeting con tinued with volunteer speakers ap pearing to replace those who were arrested loud booes came from the crowd Papcun was the first speaker tlbzis p BJ Rpbertsobj the executives association president of the brotherhood of lo comotive firemen and enginemen said Unemployment stands out as the most important question Robertson said General readjustment he added will not be considered There are more than 350000 railway workers idle facing a win ter with little financial help possible from their employed fellow work ers Robertson said Shorter Work Day Coupled with the question of un employment he said is the ques tion of the shorter work day and stabilization of employment in the railroad industry consolidation of railroads the national pension plan for railroad employes regulation of bus and truck transportation on the public highways and inland waterway transportation Robertson expects a construc tive practical program for reliev ing unemployment in the railroad industry will emanate from the conference Theodore Roosevelt now gov ernor of Porto Rico has been persuaded to become governor general of tho Philippines althn ho did not desireto go so lur away from thepolitical arena it is reported Sn WiiBfungton Halloween Not Always Prank Night Age Old Lore Shrouds Legends of Holiday of Death WASHINGTON Oct 31 Centuries old lore will shroud tne witches aloft on their broomsticks tonight as America revels in the carnival of Halloween once AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Far as I know I aint ever deceitful except some times when Im in a hurry Ill put on fresh clothes without takin a bath Pair Recover in Hospital Harlan Farmer Commits Suicide HARLAW Oct 31 Louise Hayes 21 and her 18 months old son were recovering in a hospital here from wounds in flicted early today by the womans ljusband Ed Hayes 26 who com mitted suicide after the shooting Mrs Hayes had filed suit for di vorce Monday In Hayes pocket was found a letter in which he blamed his wifes parents for tak ing her away He said the domestic trouble ang some financial diffi culties led him to take his life Mrs Hayes had just returner home from the hospital where sha had undergone an operation for ap pendicitis Hayes was seen in Harlan about midnight After the shooting he cut the telephone wires and disappeared A brother of Mrs Anderson find ing the telephone wires cut started to Harlan for help ran out of gar and while walking to a nearby farm house discovered the body of Hayes the holiday of death Pagan and Christian combined thru the ages to lay at the feet of the modern world this evening for merrymaking and pranks A cus tom of barbaric origin 2200 years have passed since first the ghosts of fancy danced around druid bon fires in Celtic England Age has lightened and spread its observ ance Adaptations Myriad Adaptations have been myriad That America has Us share is shown in some of the more than 50 reference books on Halloween In the library of congress Among these are girl wanting to know who will be her husband must steal a cabbage at midnight tonight If some man comes along and helps her steal it hes the one Otherwise the cabbage is put over the door and shell wed the first man upon whose head it falls Dreams Will Tell ream of the future on Halloween walk out the front door backward piclc up some dust or grass wrap it ID paper and Turn In 4 Column Sansens Smashes Lead First Half Attack on I Colonials TOW A CITY Oct 31 Uni 1 versity of Iowa broke its long scoring drought in the first half of its intersectional football battle with George Washington today counting a touchdown that gave the Old Gold a 7 to 0 lead at half time Two smashes by Capt Oliver San sen for 19 and 15 yards respect ively were the outstanding features of the scoring parade Hickman car ried the ball over FIRST PEKIOD Captain Sansen kicked off for Iowa and Parish returned to the Iowa 38 yard line Carlin fumbled and Swaney recovered for Iowa on the Hawkeye 40 yard line A 15 yard penalty for holding on Wash ington and two plunges by Hick man and Sansen carried the ball to the Colonials 36 yard line but the Iowa attack stalled aad George Washington took the ball on the 20 yard line Carlin completed a pass to Fen Ion for 17 yards and then punted to Kriz who returned ID yards to Iowas 34 yard line Two line plays cost Iowa 2 yards Kriz punted to the Colonials 40 yard line George Washington tried a pass on fourth down and lost the ball in midfield Iowa was unable to gain and Kriz punted out of bounds on George Washingtons 16 yard line The Colonials were stopped and Carlin got off a beautiful punt that Kriz took on Iowas 25 yard line and returned to the 48 yard mark Hickman and Sansen made it a first down on George Washingtons 40 yard line and Sansen added four more as the period ended Iowa 0 George Washington 0 SECOND 1KRIOD Iowas score starved grklders fin ally counted their first touchdown of the season in the middle of the second period Sansen opened the period by ad vancing 33 yards to the 18 yard line The Hawkeyes lost the ball on downs however and the Colonials punted out to the 48 yard mark Sansen broke loose for 19 yards and then added 15 more Line plays by Hickman and Kriz took the ball to the 9 yard line Hickman gained 5 more Sansen failed to gain then Hickman went over right tackle for the score Sansens placckick was good Iowa 7 George Washington 0 Laws who replaced Thurtle at quarterback kicked off and Fenlon Will Rogers MEXICO CITY Oct Roach Eric Pedley the great In ternational polo player Captain Dickson and I had a wonderful flight here from Los Angeles in Mr Roachs plane I sure do like this country and this is one of the greatest cities in the world Am mighty glad to re port everything here looks fine Few changes in cabinet posi tions hut no disturbances what ever Going out right now to visit my old friend ExPresl dcnt Calles He is still quite a bit here When Mr Mor row and myself sized him up here four years ago we said he was not only the strongest man in Mexico but pretty near any where Yours WILL ROGERS Dollar Bills Sent Out Single Return Mated NEW YORK Oct 31 ple are getting dollar bills In their mail The bills are sent out by the Daughters of Israel day nursery with a request that the recipient match It and send both bills back Of the first 525 senl out about half have been returned with duplicates HUSKING NOVJ 3 Governor Calls Attention to National Contest at Grundy Center EV3 MOINES Oct 31 proclamation calling attention to the national corn husking contest at Grundy Center Nov 13 was issued today by Gov Dan Turner On behalf of the citizens of our state I wish to express our interest in the national corn husking con test to be held In Grundy county tho governor said In this great agricultural state where corn is the chief grain com modity we are glad to welcome the people from other states to be our guests on this occasion We want you to know about Iowa resources and I want you to share in lown hospitality returned the ball to the 34 yard line Fenlon passed to Chambers for 14 yards but Kriz intercepted the next toss in midfield Moffitt In for Hickman and Sansen were unable to make first down and Kriz punted to the 17 yard line Two Colonial line plays were stopped and Fenlon punted to Iowas 39 yard line Iowa was un able to gain and Kriz punted over the George Washington ffoal Sansen intercepted Fenlons pass but the play was recalled and Iowa penalized for offside A pass Fen lon to Parrisn and several line play carried the ball to Iowas 16 yard line but a long pass by Fen lon was grounded as the half end ed Iowa 7 George Washington 0 Man for Whom Mount Rushmore Was Named Dies in New York City AMPUTATED IN AUTO CRASH Collision Fails to Knock Cars JProinJload Truck Drives On Altho Fred Becker 25 years old 726 Eleventh street northeast re ceived injuries to his arm which necessitated its amputation when his automobile and a truck side swiped two miles east of Buffalo Center about oclock Friday night neither machine left the road and little damage was done to either car Beckers condition Sat urday was said to be good by at tendants at Meccy hospital Because of the fogglness of the night Mr Becker was leaning from the window of the car to see the road but had drawn his head in ns he approached the truck he said The lights of the approaching car blinded him he told relatives afterwards His arm was hanging outside the door Fails to Stop The impact of the collsslon was not enough to throw either car from the road and the driver of the truck failed to stop after the crash Rel atives planned to confer with of ficers Saturday in an attempt to lo cate the driver The truck was large and looked like a moving van according to Mr and Mrs Becker It appeared yellow they said The Becker car received dents in both fenders and had the handle of the door knocked off but was not otherwise damaged Drive to Town Following the crash Mrs Becker took the wheel and drove on into Buffalo Center where a physician removed the arm almost crushed off by the crash Later he was brat to Mercy hospital Iiere by Marlon Johnson 213 Monroe avenue south west a brotherinlaw The amputa tion was completed at the hospital Mr and Mrs Becker married only five months were on their way to Buffalo Center to meet relatives They planned todrive to Bancroft later to spend the weekend with Mrs Beckers parents Mr Beckeris an employe of the Decker and Sons packing plant here where he worked as a butcher GUARDSMEN ARE BOUNDFORHOME WITH WAR OVER Provision Battalion to Stay Until Testing Is Finished DURLINGTON Oct 31 JD tional guardsmen from23 lowu cities their service at Camp Hol steen here having ended in victory will put their feet under mas ta ble again tomorrow Early this morning altho not so early as reveille of other mornings this week when they have escorted veterinarians testing Des Molnes county cattle for tuberculosis they entrained and were due to arrive in their home towns no later than tonight Will Carry On The provision battalion of about 500 men they left behind them un der the command oC Major E A Conley will carry on however will the expectation of completing the tuberculin tests and reading of re suits some time week after nexi Much of this week has been de voted to Inspecting the results o previous inoculations but testin will be resumedMonday Tests OnserveiJ In Union township yesterday 2 104 tests were observed In tui number 57 reactors were found S far 441 herds comprising 5487 heai have been observed with 173 re actors found in all Today the veterinarians unde military supervision will read re suits of tests among Jackson Ben ton and Tama township cattle Plans for a charity rodeo spon sored by members of troop 1 caval ry of Iowa City were today bein completed This will be held Sunda afternoon at the fairgrounds cam here and is expected to attract largo crowd 08 Counties Accredited DES MOINES Oct 31 berculin tests administered in Sep tember resulted In the accreditin of 68 Iowa counties in all Stat Secretary of Agriculture Mark G MRS JUDDS AIDE Thornburg said today In these counties there are 100 000 herds or about two million hca of cattle In that month veterinarians 1m culated 4619 herds in 53 counties Comprise 81223 Head A report compiled by Dr J J Berger of the federal bureau of an mal industries show these hen comprise 81222 head Of these 156 showed the presence of bovine tube culosts Of the number sent slaughter houses 1332 did not silo visible lesions Iowa cattle under supervision I eluding1 those tested once but whle must undergo further tests befo the county is given an accredited rating constitute 200000 herds or NEW YORK Oct 31 Charles E Rushmore lawyer for whom Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota was named died yesterday He was 78 Mr Rushmore as a young lawyer went to South Dakota to investi gate mining property for a client Residents of the neighborhood named the peak for him Markets at a Glance Fred Williams above 151 Paso Tex chemist hns relutcu a strange story to Los Angeles police ot aiding Mrs Kulli Judil accused in the Phoenix Ariz trunk murders In the crime Police while doubting Ills Btory nevertheless hoolced him as n materialwitness and held him for Phoeruxjiu ttiorltles World Must Turn Toward U S and Canada for Its Supply pIIICAGO Oct 31 news v was current foxfarmers anel other holders of wheat today Reports were circulated Hint buy ers of the worlds breatlstuffs will have to turn to the United States and Canada for large quantities of wheat before the next harvests oC the northern hemisphere These re ports said that the grain bins of Europe held only four weeks sup ply Shortage Impending This feeling oE an impending shortage or at least of a restora tion of normal relationship of world supply and demand apparently had ts effect on the trading on the Chi cagoboard of trade as prices went to the seasons highest peak Grain prices continued to cllmil Loday A rush of buying orders for wheat futures induced by reported efforts of Russia to buy back con tracts for grain caused upturns oC an much as cents Wheat closed cents high er than yesterdays finish Decem ber selling nt fll and May at 6pif 3000000 head burg said Secretary Thorn Football Scores Four Overcome by Heat BUENOS AIRES Oct 31 Four persons were overcome by the heat yesterday when the first hot weather of the summer sent the temperature up to 86 degrees NEW YORK Stocks Firm rails react In late trading Bonds Strong rails score larg est rise Curb Firm oils advance Butter Unsettled Foreign exchanges irregular French franc steady Cotton Barely steady trade buying Sugar Holiday CHICAGO bullish Russian further export buying small country offer ings unfavorable rains eastern belt hogs steady THIRD PERIOD Pitt 41 Penn State 6 SECOND PEKIOD Brown Holy Cross 14 Colorado 0 Army 20 West Va Wcsleynn 0 Navy 0 Loyola JCnw Orleans 0 Detroit 7 Nebraska 3 Missouri 0 Wisconsin 0 Minnesota 14 Syracuse 6 Michigan State 10 Kansas Aggies B West Va 0 Columbia 0 Cornell 13 Syracuse Michigan State 0 Pitt 34 Pcnn State 0 Oregon 7 X Y U 0 Virginia 0 Harvard 6 Lafayette 0 Pcnn 0 Michigan 7 Princeton 0 Dartmouth 10 Yalo 26 FIRST PKRfOD Nebraska S Missouri 0 Georgia State 0 Davis Elliins 13 Colorado 0 Army 7 Momlngsldo 0 Western Union 0 Chicago 0 Purdue 0 Ohio State 0 Indiana 0 Oklahoma Aggies 0 Kansas 0 Detailed accounts of major football games will be carried on sports pages of Sunriso edition for sale on streets at oclock Elections to DecideParty to Run House Vote in Some States to Have National Bearing WASHINGTON Oct 31 national political situation will as sume a different complexion after next Tuesday even if only uncer tainty is removed Five special elections in congres sional districts are expected to settle to a large extent controlof the next house three governors will be elec ted and in New York a test of strength will ensue between Al Smith and Gov Franklin Roosevelt over the Rooseveltfostered and the Smithdenounced forest conserva tion amendment to the state con stitution Wait AnyloiiBly Republican and democratic lead cm are awaiting anxiously the re sults the congressional elections before charting campaigns for or ganization that will end when a speaker is elected in December The republicans are making a drive to refill three seat normally in their column The dem ocrats hope to Invade successfully two of these districts besides being confident of retaining the twentieth Ohio and the seventh New York Would Tie Democrats Victory for the republicans in tin first Ohio eighth Michigan and sec ond Pennsylvania would tie them with the democrats The republican expect also easy capture of the fiftl New Jersey district at a special clec tlon Dec 1 to gain a lead of one Democratic assaults have ccn tercd on the first Ohio scat held fo more than a quarter of a century by the late Nicholas Longworth and the eighth Michigan left vacan by the death of RepresentativeBir J Vincent The present lineup gives the dem ncrats 214 seats republicans 213 farm laborites 1 vacancies 7 In New Jersey where former Gov ernor Moore is seeking the guberna torial seat again his friends ar talking of a democratic presidentia boom for him If he wins Two Other States The other two states electin governors Tuesday are Kentuckj where the usual closely contcste campaign has been carried on ovc localissues and Mississippi wher there is never doubt of a democratl victory National Interest was drawn t the New York election when Smlt took direct issue with over the constitutional amendmen Trend Justified The recent upward trend In rain markets hasbeen justified by ic demand and is a condition we ave been working toward for onie time said George S Miluor the grain stabilization corpora oil We who have been watching 10 turn of events are natutally lite elated at the general improve icnt this means not only in the ountry but in creating more busi css activity The Chicago Tribune aald today at behind the rapidly changing nima of wheat were these salient acts An increase in the movement of American wheat to the seaboard or foreign destination and the In ications in reports fromabroad Timi lo 1nnn J Column Vlahatma GandhrNot Willing to Dress Up for Party at Palace LONDON Oct 31 andhi does hbt intend to dress up 0 attend a party at Buckingham ialace to which he has been invited 1 will wear my habitual dress ot oin cloth shawl and sandals he aid If the king or the government rescribe European dross I will be hligad to decline the royul Invi tation IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Saturdaynight and Sunday except mostly cloudy Saturday nlglit In east portion slightly colder Satur day nightlight to heavy frosty rising temperatures Sunday In central and west portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurei Maximum Friday 4S Minimum in Night 38 At 8 A M Saturilay 40 Precipitation 05 of an Inch Octobers closing fling of foggy misty dismal weather continued to the last day Thetemperature for the past three clays has varied less than 10 degrees with the pre cipitation total for tho week of glooniy weather less than a half inch WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday Nov 2 For the region of the Great LakesUpper Mississippi amiiLower Missouri Valley and the northern central Great Plains Not much pre cipitation likely withln firsthalf but may occur generally by middle or close ot weekjTemperaturea near or somewhat ariove normal as a rule   

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