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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT STAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 3 1931 NO 223 Ambassador Is Popular Davila Washington Choice as Chile President By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON i Aug 3 CPA Dr Carlos G Da vila is Wash ingtons c and i date for presi dent of Chile as successor to Gen 1 Carlos Ibanez re tired by the usual Latin American method revolu tion Perso n a 11 y I was backing Ar gentina to have a revolution ahead of Chile and I lost I k n e w Chile was in the lead Shooting actually was in progress in the capital Santiago whereas Dic tator Uriburu of Argentina merely had declared martial law However it was my belief that the Argentine malcontents would1 overtake their Chilean brethren and overthrow General tlriburu first for the Ar gentines once aroused work fast But it seems the Chilenos had too Jong a start they won ARGENTINA has an independent highly intelligent more so than this countrys on an average I sometimes think Oc casionally a despot like General Uriburu gains control but his ten ure invariably is brief Chile has a small group of intel lectuals but ignorant Indians make tip the bulk of its population A dic tator once at tho helm enrolls these aborigines as soldiers and with their help frequently manages to hang on indefinitely This time they Turn lo Tngo 4 Column SECOND NONSTOP FLIGHT FAILS Legion Urged to Bring Jobs Jobless Together PRESIDENT WILL CONTINUE STUDY er Confers1 With Doak on Unemployment for Coming Winter 1 LURAY Va Aug 3 fur ther survey of ways and means to jneet the prospective unemployment situation this coming winter will be made this week by President Hoo yer The chief executive yesterday conferred with Secretary Doak of the labor department at Camp Rap idan near here on unemployment relief A formal announcement at the results of the discussion is ex pected to be forthcoming after the president returns to Washington Doak is to submit a report to the president soon Altho Mr Hoover planned to re turn to the capital today it was quite possible that he might post pone his departure until tomorrow Shaw Declares Russia Gives Youth Opportunity LONDON Aug 3 Bernard Shaw contradicting the in junction of a famous predecessor advises the young man of today to face toward the east and cast his lot in Russia Returning from a visit to Moscow yesterday he implied in decisive terms that he considered the balance of opportunity for the new generation had shifted from the west of Horace Greeleys day to the east of Joseph Stalins Wouldnt Tallc to Him PHILADELPHIA Aug 3 John Birch met an Indian last night and started a conversation The In dian wouldnt have anything to do with him so John threw the Indian in the river Police took John to jail on a charge of Intoxication and put the Indian back in front of the cigar store AUNT HET By Robert QuSIlen There aint nothin in the world that interests ever body except the way a widow spends her life insurance money ONEIL SPEAKER AT CONVENTION OF IOWA POSTS Titonka Wins Trophy in State Membership Campaign DAVENPORT Aug Legion posts in this state were urged by Ralph T ONeil national commander in a speech he delivered here today to engage actively in the Legion movement to bring the jobs and jobless together and to promote needed public improvement as a means of helping present eco nomic and industrial conditions The address of the national com mander was made at the conven tion of the Iowa department here which opened yesterday Firstbusi ness sessions were held today An nouncement of awards was made Titonka ranking high The condition of unemployment among the World war veterans con tinues to be acute he said An unusually large percentage of tho men who are idle thru no fault of theirs are veterans The relief of this situation is one of the most pressing problems of the legion today It should have the serious considera tion ft every department as it has bad and is having of national head quarters CoOperation Is Pledged The national commander said that the wholehearted cooperation of tho organization has been pledged the United States veterans em ployment service of the department of labor which requested and is receiving the aid of Legion posts in finding temporary or permanent work for exservice men Tho co ordination of the Legion and tho federal efforts is being worked out thru the state directors of the de partment of labor and the Legions state employment officers in con tacting posts and stimulating inter est in solving the problem The finding or creation of work for the unemployed is the ctnei gency phase of the Legions employ ment campaign the national com THE LINDBERGHS IN CANADA JUST A MEMBER Col Hanford MacNider United States minister to Canada upon arriving in Davenport to attend the state American Legion con vention stated that he would not give a formal address when he appears Wednesday Im not a distinguished guest he said Im just one of the members of the Iowa depart ment He did express interest how ever in the possibilities of ef fecting a closer relationship and understanding between the Ca nadian Legion and tho American Legion There will be a tremendous delegation of Canadian Legion naires at the Detroit convention Sept 24 he predicted Nat urally I am greatly interested in building a closer understand ing mander said As a fundamental and constructive program tho Le gion is sponsoring in the communi ties such necessary public work as can receive the full support of the public If every community would get a worthwhile public project under way at this time until tha movement became state wide tha enthusiasm might extend to the state legislatures toward state pro jects From the states the federal government likewise might ad vance national projects that already are contemplated or approved but for which appropriations are yet lacking In speaking of the Legions pro gram of service to the community and nation in which youth activi ties and patriotic eduation as pro moted by the Americanism commis sion play an important part Mr ONeil said We unquestionably have here H great opportunity for service and if the American Legion can inspire In the hearts and minds of our youth faith anrl loyalty in this govern ment and belief in the institutions of the United States its continued existence is assured Is Serious Menace The criminal situation in the United States he declared at least as far as crimes of violence are concerned is worse than in any other country It is getting to be a serious menace to our civilization he said There arc many reasons why crime is increasing and there are Tarn lo i Colamn Just after they had made their first lauding on foreign soil during heir flight to tho Orient Col and Sirs Charles A Lindbergh nro shown coming nshorc to ID guests of Col and Mrs MacNider To tho rlglit Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh who are sitting In the boat are Mrs and Colonel MacNider the latter partly hidden from view by the man in front MEXICAN BEET WEEDER KILLED Common Law Wife Admits She Shot Him With Rifle After Quarrel ALGONA Aug inquest was to be held Monday in the killing of Francisco Quesada 33 Mexican beet weeder by his common law wife Julia Silva 33 Sunday morn ing The shooting took place about oclock in the front yard of the Mexicans living quarters on the farm of George Smith a mile east of Stevens which is near Lakota and about 40 miles northeast of Al gona No one was near at the time According to the Mexican wo mans story they had been quarrel ing She shot Quesada above the heart with a 22 rifle All that could be learned of the killing was that the woman admitted thru an interp I told nlm I kill you Sheriff L E Hovey and Deputy Sheriff C A Swanson went to the scene of the snooting and arrested the woman She is being hsld In tho county jail at Algona awaiting the inquest The body was brot to the undertaking parlors of Coroner L M Merritt LINDBERGHS OFF FOR BAKER LAKE 2 Leave Churchill on Next Leg of Vacation Trip to Orient OTTAWA Aug 3 Charles A Lindbergh and his wife took off from Churchill at GST for Baker Lake on the next leg of their flight to the Orient They had spent a pleasant night in the modern Canadian frontier town which boasts a six mile sea port They had been welcomed by the 2000 laborers and the 11 wo men of the entire fem inine their pon tooned monoplane churned its way into the harbor from the Moose Factory Ont 750 miles east They arrived at p m Iowa time They have already flown a total of 1500 miles The colonel said the next stop would be Baker Lake 275 miles due north From that point on there may be a change the Edmonton Journal said in a copyrighted story yesterday The newspaper said that instead of flying from Baker Lake to Bat hurst Inlet on the Arctic coast it is probable the route to be taken will be from Baker Lake to Hunter Bay on Great Bear Lake then to Fort Norman and down the MacKenzie river to Aklaavik BROWNINGS AND S TAKE 4 Six Persons Are Injured in Iowa Auto Accidents Over WeekEnd By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four lowans were dead Monday as the result of drownings and sui cides over the weekend Six were injured in auto crashes one seri ously The dead Edward Oalligan 7 Council Bluffs drowned Dean Toof ID Cedar Rapids drowned ut Deep River Minn Matt Paulus 40 Marble Rock suicide Charles Terry 40 Little Sioux suicide Seriously injured Mrs H J Alvis 58 Iowa City auto crash East St Louis 111 Edward Galligau was drowned in Indian creek in Council Bluffs He was thot to have been washed into a storm sewer emptying into tho creek while playing Saturday after noon The body was recovered Sun day Dean Toof a student at Coe col lege Cedar Rapids was drowned at Deep River Minn while acting as councillor at a boys camp Matt Paulus committed suicide In the basement of his pool hall Sunday He will be buried Tuesday Charles Terry a World war vet eran shot himself Sunday morning thru the temple in the F M Terry and son store in which he was a junior membev Mrs Alvis received a fractured chin and cut lip in an auto crash at East St Louis III Sunday Her husband H J Alvis and his grand daughter Allaine Alvis 9 were less seriously injured Three persons received minor in juries in traffic accidents in Dea Moines Lake Offers Will Be Taken by State COUNCIL BLUFFS Aug 3 UP Iowa fish and game com mission is to receive offers totaling 1440 acres of land in the bed of Lake Manawa The Omaha and Council Bluffs street railway and receivers forthe E Ehhart com pany announced Sunday their in tention to offer the property to the ommission for development Youth Killed in Fall Under Cars at Chariton CHARITON Aug 3 Wilhardt about ID believed from Racine Wis was killed here Sun day when thrown uncerneath the wheels of a freight train on which he was riding MORE IS NEEDED FOR CONTINUING COURTS SURVEY Liquc Wickersham Group Says or Cases Lead in One State TJUASHINGTON Aug 3 Wickersham commission today coupled a plea for to carry on Its incompleted study of the fed eral courts with a report that pre liminary investigation had shown prohibition cases to dominate the entire volume of criminal proceed ings in one state In a letter to President Hoover Chairman Wickersham said the commission had thot it inexpedient to apply to congress for more funds He indicated the needed sum if raised would be turned over to the American law institute The letter was attached to a pro gress report on the study of the courts prepared by a committee of nationally known legal scholars in cluding Justice Roberts of the United States supreme court Dean Charles E Clarke of the Yale law school chairman and President Robert M Hutchlns of the Univer sity of Chicago Tentative Analysis The report included as a sample a tentative analysis of conditions in Connecticut in which It was as serted that the total increase in the number of crimes has been taken up by prohibition cases Warning that the results from one district were not enough to justify conclusions for all the re port said nevertheless that the pro hibition law had given rise to e very special treatment of its cases in tho courts in which fines played a heavy role as compared with actual Imprisonments In his letter Wickersham in formed the president that the Rockefeller Foundation had agreed to donate half the 50000 needed to carry on the court study pro vided the other half would be raised from other sources and the Ameri can law institute step into the shoes of the now disbanded com mission List Survey Aims Listing the aims of the halffin ished survey Wickersham said It is said that the congestion of the criminal side of the federal courts is created by the prohibition laws and the Dyer act stealing automobiles and transporting them from one state to another Again there is no comprehensive study available which furnished a reliable answer to this contention It is said that the congestion in some districts is due to faulty ad ministration of the court rather than to jurisdiction of any particu lar class of cases All of these pres ent questions can only be properly answered after such an Investiga tion as shall result in procuring a body of reliable facts to furnish the basis of sound conclusions The report said 926 per cent of all prohibition cases were based on guilty pleas It concluded also that practically 80 per cent of the pro hibition cases were disposed by fines Thioves Rob Three Safes DES MOINES Aug 3 Thieves obtained about in a series of three safe robberies here Sunday morning Thj major share of the loot was stolen from the Cap itol Motor company safe Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Aug 2 Somebody said we had a chance to sell Germany some wheat and cotton on time Sure let em have all they want and take the pay out In good German beer Then pass a law that if you found a man drinking whisky he gets 10 years If everybody had all the beerthey wanted they would naturally be against the whisky drinker and would help enforce the law against him Then you would have a papular law Put a good tax on the beer and that would take care of the unem ployment fund A bushel of wheat for a big growler of wus berger wouldnt be a bad trade Thats about all the ideas I got today Yours Edison Gets Better Not Over Danger Doctor Says Inventor Will Never Recover Completely WEST ORANGE N J Aug 3 A Kdlson spent a good night sleeping soundly for seven hours Dr Hubert S Howe announced today The physicians bulletin issued at a m said Mr Edison had a good night He slept seven hours He is in excellent spirits and is taking more Interest in outside affairs than he has for many years His condition seems to be steadily improving Among many messages express ing the hope of a speedy recovery was one today from Sir Thomas Lipton Charles the inventors son said his father was in good spirits and feeling very chipper Mr Edison tvas xip n bit yester day and discussed his treatment and diet with his physician mem bers of his family revealed Dr Howe has described Mr Edisons symptoms as a combined attack of Brights disease and diabetes A special police guard was posted about the Edison estate to day to keep traffic moving PARIS GREEN IS PESTS Mixture Found Valuable by College Authorities Against Hoppers AMES Aug 3 at Iowa State college today were advocating the use of paris green as weapon against grasshoppers following what they termed its ef fective uso in college alfalfa fields Under the direction of J G 1Ian mer superintendent a mixture of paris green and lead arsenato was sprayed around the edges of the al falfa plots the largest of which is 2G acres The crop was then cut leaving a strip in the center to which sccts flocked so thickly that from 5 to 20 insects counted on one plant When the hoppers were con centrated in the middle the spray was applied After the treatment with paris reen alone the ground in the re maining strips was covered with dead insects Officials say that practically none of the fields is now infested Markets at a Glance sag in issues NEW YORK Stocks Steady prices last hour Bonds Irregular foreign easier Curb Firm Standard Oil of In diana heavy Butler Steady Foreign Exchange Steady Dutch Guilders reach new 1931 high Cotton Barely steady southern selling Sugar Steady steady spot mar ket Coffee Higher Brazilian buying CHICAGO Wheat Easy increased visible supply increased crop estimates Corn Easy beneficial rains bearish crop estimates Cattle Higher Hogs Lower FORCED TO LAND Iteg L Uobbins top and Harold Jones Monday failed for fio second time lo establish nonstop refueling record from Seattle to Tokio when they Inndoil llieir plane at Fallhunks Alaska landhi Describes Self as Reformer AHMEDABAD India Aug 3 I Mahatma Gandhi dedicating a new Hindu temple described him self today as neither saint nor poli tician but as social reformer I take a thousand times greater nterest in my work as a reformer ban in politics ho said If I dab Ie in politics it is only to stimu ate my social activities He pleaded that Hindu temples be opened to the countrys 70000000 untouchables declaring that the s committed against these out casts by high caste Hindus had been responsible for Indias ailure to achieve selfgovernment East Siberia Is Reached by World Flyers Land at Khabarovsk During Heavy Rain TOKIO Aug 3 A Rengo dispatch today said tho American lobe flyers Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon had arrived in Itlm jarovsk Siberia The dispatch said the flyers landed Monday at b30 p m Khabarovsk time arriving after a 1200 mile flight from Chita n eastern Siberia The flyers came while n heavy rain was falling and said they had lown thru rain and mist most of he way from Chita They said their neatest difficulty waa in avoiding he mountain ranges Pangborn and Herndon were met by members of the Russian Civil Aviation society On their journey across eastern Siberia and northern Manchuria hey are following the route of the ransSiberian railway over some of the most deserted and barren ter rain in the world Leaving Chita they had used hours of their allotted time and were almost a full day behind the mark of Wiley Post and Harold Gatty at that point From Khabarovsk they hope to return to American soil with a non stop dash ricross the aea of Okhotsk and the Bering sea to Nome Alas ka Thence they plan to return to New York across Canada without a stop in an effort to better the rec ord of eight days 15 hours and 51 minutes They hope to make up the lost hours with a quick getaway at Khabarovsk and a dash across northern Canada to their starting point Are 2tt Hours Behind NEW YORK Aug 3 they reached Khabarovsk Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon were 22 hours and 58 minutes behind the time of Wiley Post and Harold Gat ty at that point of the world flight but they had a chance to pick up all their lost time and leave Siberia In the lead REFUELING SHIP SUNACCOUNTED FOR IN ALASKA Aobbins and Jones Say Planes Separated in Fog FAIRBANKS Alaska Aug 3 TI 1 monoplane Fort Worth landed hero at a m on its at empted nonstop SeattleToklo flight as Reg L Robbins and Har old Jones failed in their second trial The landing of the Fort Worth at Fairbanks was 26 hours 33 min utes after Its takeoff from Seattle yesterdayThis was about the same ength of time the flyers were in the lir on Uie first attempt to span tho north Pacific early in July Then they landed at Solomon reach 30 miles east of Nome after low ceilings bad visibility and bumpy weather made final refueling1 contacts impossible Separated in Fog Robbins anrl Jones explained tho attempt had been abandoned bc causo the Fort Worth and the re rucling plane became separated in the lower Yukon valley in heavy fog No word had been received hero some time after the Fort Worth andcd of the whereabouts of the ofueling plane nor had any point laving a wireless or telegraph sta tion in the Nome region reported sighting the trimotored plane Robbins said ho had circled over Fairbanks for three hours beforo being able to land because of bad weather The ceiling was only 300 feet The flyers showed signs of disap pointment and strain their al most 27 hours in the air The Fort Worth and Its refueling plane never reached Unalakleet where they planned the Jnst refueling they Weather at Unalakleet wos re ported good but all other points along the Beringsea coast had re ported bad flying weather Connor Kxpresscs Concern SEATTLE Wash Aug 3 Belief that tho refueling piano which was to give Reg L Robbinn ind Harold S Jones its final load of gasoline over Bering Sea must iave come to grief at Unalakleet was expressed here today by W W Connor Washington state governor of the National Aeronautical asso ciation upon receipt of word that the Fort Worth had landed at Fair banks No word of the whereabouts of he refueling ship had been received icre this morning Connor said he jeheved the refuelcr had damaged ts landing gear on the beach at Unalakleet or had become lost Wires to Wife FORT WORTH TCJX Aug 3 L Robbins pilot of the plane Fort Worth attempting for Turn lo InRfl I Column afe One Block From Police Station Looted CHICAGO Aug 3 WjTlm Bonier cafe one block from the Lincoln park police station wna held tip today and robbed of 5000 by three men IOWA WEATHER Mostly Monday nljrlit nnd Tuesday slightly warmer Mon day night In dm northeast por LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 77 Minimum In Night no At 8 m Monday 71 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night il At 8 a m Sunday m Nearfy an Inch of rain total Satur day morning and Saturday night cooled off Mason City and environs over the weekend Precipitation Saturday morning was 10 Inch and 82 inch fell between oclock Saturday evening and a m Sunday morning Clear skies Monday followed three days of cloudy or partly cloudy weather and an 8 oclock Monday morning temperature of 71 seven degrees higher than Sunday morn ing promised a return of hot weather in spite of a lower minimum Sunday night than Saturday night Clear Lake reported 85 inch pre cipitation Saturday night ;