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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 8, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H A H Z R III 3 4 ART OF lOAA I i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOHTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION JVOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 81931 NO 228 OfficialsPut Selves Right Observe Deporting Laws to Exact Letter By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTOrt Aug 8 Were it not that so eminent nn authority as Ex Attorney Gener al Qeorge W Wicker sham makes the c barge there probably would be a louder chorus in denial of the allegation that the labor department i s employing actu ally unconstitu tional methods in its deportation campaign S y m pathizers with the deportees may consider the department harsh but its rep resentatives do generally seem re spectful of the letter the law In fact they are clever at put ting themselves on the right side of controversies which appear likely to arise This has been illustrated in connection with several recent strikes which immigration officials have been accused of helping to break by seizing the strike leaders as alien undesirables However in vestigation proves that such seiz ures usually have followed arrests by local authorities to make the prisoners cleportable on the score of police records even if they were legally admitted originally raids in New York in U which warrantless arrests were made wholesale evoking vehement protests by U S Senator Robert F Wagner and members of the Man hattan delegation in congress have Turn In Iagn 5 Column Official Decision on Flight Over Fortifications Is Expected in Week TOKIO Aug S Pangborn and Hugh Herudou Jr who are planning a nonstop flight to Seattle were questioned by met ropolitan police today concerning complications which arose with the finding of a camera in their plane upon their arrival here from Khab arovsk Siberia The aviators were questioned about their flight over fortifica tions at Hakodate Hokkaido island End about a Russian map of Japan which they said was the onlymap they could obtain at Khabarovsk There were indications the au thorities would not reach a decision for several days Several Japanese officials said Herndon and Pangborn probably would be reprimanded or possibly assessed a nominal line for viola tions of the flying regulations Meanwhile two other American airmen Don Moyle and C A Allen California applied to the avia tion bureau rur permission to fly their plane City of Tacoma to Shanghai prior to Aug 12 when customs duties are due Theflyers plan a flight to Seattle for a prize offered by u Japanese newspaper Bullheads Tut in Streams ATLANTIC Aug S than 100000 bullheads have recent ly been planted in Cass county streams near here The fish were brot from the state hatchery at Diamond Lake Another shipment of bullheads and channel catfish is expected within the next few weeks AUNT HET By Robert Quillen That grass widows talk about lovin babies didnt fool me A woman that loves babies aint goin to hold one without kissin it on the back o the neck LINDYS PLANE LANDS IN ALASKA Daak Replies to Charges of Wickershatri Group CLAIMS ABUSES IN DEPORTATION BEING REMOVED Says Examples Occurred Before He Became Secretary WASHINGTON Aug S Charges of tyrannic and un constitutional practices in the de portation of aliens laid at the door of federal immigration officials by the Wickersham commission today drew from Sec retary Doak the reply that abuses were being cor rected The secretary of labor dissent ed however from some of the suggestions o f the commissions tenth report to President Hoov er He asserted they came from an observer with W M DOAK out experience in the practical problems of deporta tion The commission itself split over the charges of its expert Reuben Oppenheimer Baltimore attorney who wrote all but a brief preface to the 179 pgae report on the en forcement of the deportation laws Resemble Inquisition vOppehheimer asserted thatin ex amining about 100000 supposed aliens and deporting about 15000 annually officials employed methods that smacked of the inquisition and often violated the plainest dictates of humanity It is doubtful he said any where in the entire system of AngloSaxon jurisprudence are gov ernment officials given similar un fettered rights of private inquiry or is the exercise of governmental power more often characterized by violations of fairness and decency Both Col Henry W Anderson of Richmond Va and former Justice Kenneth Mackintosh of the Wasb Tlirn lo t Column i GERMANY WANTS TO BUY WHEAT 600000 Bushels for 1932 Delivery Asked From Farm Board BERLIN Aug 8 Ger man government today offered to buy 600000 tons of wheat from the holdings of the United States farm board for delivery in 1932 Moving along another line in an effort to relieve financial pressure on the farmers the government is sued an emergency decree provid ing for storage of grain against ne gotiable warehouse certificates Best to Sell Now On the theory that the farmers better sell their wheat new where they can for cash holding only enough to meet the domestic de mand until spring negotiations have begun with the farm hoard for the purchase of enough wheat to tide the nation over from spring until the next harvest time The emergency decree provides that the farmer shall store his grain accepting certificates negoti able at banks or on the bourse the farmer to receive the major por tion of the present market price enabling him to hold his grain ofl the market until the market is bet ter able to absorb it Wns In Suggestion WASHINGTON Aug 8 Farm Board today was awaiting receipt of definite information that the German government was inter ested in the purchase of stabiliza tion wheat controlled by the board Wheat was mentioned in the ori ginal suggestion made by Ambassa dor Sackett at Berlin that Germnnj might benefit from the purchases of commodities in this country on a favorable credit basis The board has made it clear it is willing to deal with any responsible government on a satisfactory credit arrangement GUESTS INSPECT FEDERAL BUILDING SITE PHOTO BV Following a luncheon of directors of the Chamber Commerce hero Friday noon distinguished guests made an Inspection of the excavation tvork on the new Federal building site nt the corner of Delawareave nue nnd Second street northeast Loft to right the men arc Col Hanford MacNider minister to Canada B A Webster president of the Chamber of Commerce Arch Coleman first assistant postmaster general G M Woodruff postmaster and Congressman Gilbert N Haugcn The picture at the right shows progress of the work RainsProvide Much Benefit to Northwest All Parts of State Make Reports of Moisture DES MOINES Aug 8 Btater hardest hit in a monthlong dry spell today rejoiced in beneficial rains that aggregated as high as 144 inch at Inwood Mason City earlySaturday morn ing had 17 of an inch rainfall and a small shower again fell Saturday afternoon Estherville yesterday had 115 inch Sioux City 106 Omaha 32 Fort Dodge 51 Boone 30 Forest City 45 All other Iowa stations re ported at least a trace Thundershowers continued tocJay in the northwest Iowa portion Tho forecast was for cloudy weather to night with thunderstorms this afternoon or tonight in the east and south portions and slightly cooler tonight Other precipitation readings dur ing the last 24 hours were Albiu 70 Alta 12 Carroll 09 Atlantic 12 Ctarinda 08 Des Moines 23 Lamoni 04 Charles City 10 Dci orah 03 Iowa Falls 09 Marshall town 08 Burlington and Keokuk a trace Cedar Rapids 03 Daven port 01 Iowa City 02 Creston had a good shower yes terday noon In Council Bluffs 02 inch rain fell since Friday morning A deluge was reported there this morning accompanied by a vivid electrical display In Arnolds Park a hard thunderstorm started at 11 p m and continued all night Attendants at the weather bureau here said that the rain in the north west portion of Iowa would be of great benefit to gardens and pas tures altho some crops were too badly damaged by drought to be greatly benefitted Last Junes graduate is beginning to believe the English lecturer was wrong when he declared that Amer ica had no leisure olis Journal CROP REPORT IS CAUSE OF DROP Most of Leading Commodity Markets Tumble With Cotton in Lead CHICAGO Aug 8 of the leading commodity markets lead by cotton tumbled abruptly to day after the publication of the U S department of agriculture cot ton crop report Corn for December delivery broke three cents a bushel from the days highest closing at 39 to Vi cents a bare fraction above the lowest prices of the day All other options of corn as well as wheat oats and rye closed lower Traders attributed the action of the grain market to what they in terpreted as a bearish government cotton report The report estimated the 19311932 cotton crop at 15584 000 bales compared with an aver age of 13850000 bales for the pri vate approximations The cotton markets at New York and New Orleans closed just before the government figures were issued but at Chicago exchange was still open and the December option tumbled to off 137 points KILLER TRIES TO COMMIT SUICIDE Richey Plunges Two Stories to Basement of Jail at Rock Island ROCK ISLAND 111 Aug 8 Edward Ritchey of Muscatine who confessed killing Philemon Goossens river Monday according to police today sought to escape the law thru sui cide Already weak from bullet wounds Ritchey alias Ritchie plunged two stories to the basement of the coun ty jail and suffered a fractured skull Everett Ross Muscatine arrested with Ritchey at St Joseph Mo concurred in the confession officers said Physicians said Ritchey will re cover unless complications set in WINTER JOBLESS RELIEF ASSURED Hoover Calls for Survey to Determine Possible Distress WASHINGTON Aug S promise to the country that next winters unemployment problem will he successfully coped with has been made by President Hoover Regardless of the scope or char acter of unemployment needs they are to be met the chief executive said in announcing he had called upon all interested agencies for da ta on the situation in a natiowide survey to determine the probable load of distress While improvement in the situa tion in many directions seems promising Mr Hoover said in a formal statement the problem whatever it may be will he met With the organized cooperation of local and state and federal au thorities and the large number of relief and charitable organizations the problem waa successfully han ded last winter We shall adapt organization methods in such manner as may he necessary for the coming winter The first of the facts to be de termined is the probable volume of the load of distress which will need to be provided for For the past three weeks the chief executive said he had been studying the problem and had con ferred with many state official1 business financial and labor leaders and important officials of relief or ganizations Planes Get Approval in Pest Battle Aircraft Use to Be Extensive Drake Declares MISSOURI VALLEY Aug UP antlgrasahopper stamp ofTapproval on the use of airplanes in com batting the pests Dr C J Drake following a dem onstration yesterday in which poison mash was spread from a plane belonging to an Omaha firm said that aircraft would be tisec extensively in all infested areas ia western Iowa In yesterdays flight over tho David Seabloom farm near hero Barney Burnham pilot flew just over the top of the corn stalks while a second man spread the poison from the cockpit Carl Magsdick assistant secre tary of agriculture said after a survey that he found some corn fields near Onawa that wereabout 90 per cent destroyed by the grass hoppers A fleet of state highway commis sion trucks Moncay will be pressed into service in the grasshopper war fare in this vicinity In making the announcement to duy Dr Drake stated the trucks will spread poisoned mash along primary highway No 30 from Lo gan to the Missouri river and on primary highway 75 across Karri Markets at a Glance NEW YORK rails resume de cline German issue firm trading dull Foreign Exchanges Irregular Sterling easier firm cables pre bureau covering MUSSOLINI WILL GO TO GERMANY TO RETURN VISIT Accepts1 Invitation From Bruening Will Set Date Later DOME Aug 8 Mus solini today accepted Chancellor Bruenings invitation to go to Ber lin for a return visit with German officials at a date yet to be deter mined It will be the premiers first for mal visit outside Italy since he went to London in 1922 shortly nf ter he became head of the Ital ian state He himself will fix the date for the trip to Berlin Announcement of his plans came after ho and Dino Gran di the Italian foreign minister had conferred for an hour at the German embassy MUSSOLINI son county Supervisors of Harrison county have said they will put county owned trucks in service dusting sec ondary county roads with the poi soned mixture MINER SHOOTS 3 AND KILLS SELF Elliott Missey Missouri Be comes Enraged in Argument POTOSI Mo Aug 3 raged during an argument Elliott Missey 4D ran amuck at Cannon mines yesterday shooting to death two neighbors and his wife before killing himself A third man waa shot and critically wounded by Missey Missey and John Pitzer 55 quar reled while working Missey seized a shotgun and fired at Pitzer and Clarence Leach another miner Pitzer fell dead Leach shot three times was in a critical condition today Walking a quarter of a mile to the home of James Coleman Missey shot Coleman to death Continuing to his owu home Missey locked his six small children in a barn re with ChancellorBruening and For eign Minister Curtius IssueStatement At the same time the conferees issued a joint statement of the re sults of the meetingstoday and yes terday Various exchanges of views hav taken place accompanied by a sens of reciprocal friendly comprehen sion and deep cordiality the state ment said The general European situation has been extensively ex amined and the necessity for active collaboration by all government has been recognized The conclusion also has been reached that it is necessary to ex change data on armaments so thai the forthcoming disarmament con ference will produce effective re sults in the interests of peace and the economic and moral life of the world Kecclvcs Newspapermen Later Premier Mussolini rcceivcc representatives of the German press and addressing them in German expressed his delight at having me the chancellor and Dr Curlius I can sec he said that they are both animated by a will to cur their country of tho ills from which it suffers and to instill in their peo pie a confidence in the future The premier reiterated a sent ment which has been expressed be fore that Germany must rely upon her own resources to pull hersel out of her economic trouble Present Not So Bad All People have passed thn times just as hard as these he said nnd the present is not in it self so bad It appears to be so be cause remedies call for certain phenomena of a vital nature whicl are determined chiefly by mora factors and by increasing interde pendence of the worlds financia currents He emphasized his confidence in Germanys ability to help hersel and told the correspondents he ha assured the German statesmen tha Italy will continue to contribute cooperation with all her strength Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug wife and daughter just off the boat today from Honolulu with a ukulele one arm and a surfboard under the other They claim its a great vacation spot They visited somi of the big cattle ranches Thai and that hula stuff would hit me better than trying to stand on my head on a board Say my old friend Jim Reed of Jim usually knows what he is talking says the government is in the bootlegging business Lord as far behind as the treasury Is now they got to get into something that pays Our governor wants everybody who can afford It to take a six days vacation That wont af fect over 10 per cent of our peo ple Yours WILL CRAMER NOW AT SUDEROEISLAND Flyer Charting New Route for Mail to Go on to Bergen THORSHAVN FaroeIslands Aug 8 D Cramer American flyer charting an airmail route across the North Atlantic brot his plane down in a bay off the nearby island of Suderoe last night He announced today he would take turned to the house and killed his i off as soon as possible for Bergen wife He then turned the shotgun on himself 16 Persons Injured as Bus Crashes at Valatie VALATIE N Y Aug 8 Sixteen passengers in n southbound1 MontrealNew York bus of the Champlain coach line were Injured today in a crash on the Albany post road near this village Two per sons were seriously hurt and would reach Copenhagen from there Sunday afternoon He came down in the ocean be tween here and Reykjavik in the night and there were repprts that he had been forced down by engine trouble but the flyer said this morning he had not been obliged to land but had done so partly to test the seaworthiness of his ship The plane is in good condition ready for a resumption of the flight whenever the pilot decides to take off Big Zeppelin Christened by Mrs Hoover Building of Another Urged by Air Chief AKRON Ohio Aug 8 m In the presence of more than 100000 personsthe navy waa formally christened today by Mrs Herbert Hoover Immediately after the band struck up The Star Spangled Ban Mrs Hoover pulled a red white and blue cord suspended from overhead Aa she pulled it a hatch In the nose of the dirigible opened like a trap door and a flock of 48 grey racer homing pigeons flew out Amid cheers of the crowd the pi geons made their way in a flock to tho open doors at one end of the dock The pigeons each from a state in the union bore messages telling of the christening They were expected to fly back to their home roosts Honored at Luncheon It is an inspiration to help push the U S S Akron up Mrs Hoover said at the luncheon In her honor at the Country club I have seen many warmer days but never a warmer welcome than Akron has accorded me she went on and I am thrilled to be able to be here for this afternoons event which means so much in the future of lighterthnnair craft Construction of the second of two giant naval dirigibles with a 7500000 cubic feet capacity was advocated today by Rear Admiral William A Moffett chief of the bu reau of aeronautics Must Increase Size Speaking at the christening Ad miral Moffett declared that to re tain the world leadership in airships the United States must increase steadily the size of its dirigibles I hope that our second airsnip the ZRS5 will be enlarged before completion he said and made of 7500000 cubic feet volume instead of 6500000 the volume of ttte Ak He estimated the present limit of airships was 10000000 cubic feet in volume Some funds for tho second craft have been appropriated and the GoodyearZeppelin corporation Is ready to start its construction pending the navys approval If Ad miral Moffetts plan is followed it will be neary onesixth again as large as the Akron the biggest dir igible ever launched We do not lead the world in our merchant marino nor alas in our navy said Admiral Moffett but we do bythe construction of this great airship now take the lead in lightcrthanair In the world Filled With Helium Not since the Montgolficr broth ers at Annanby France In 17S5 sent up their 35 foot paper bal loon has the launching of a lightcr thanair craft created so much at tention as the launching and chris tening of the 6500000 cubic foot TWO FLYERS ARE GIVEN GREETING BY MIXED GROUP Arctic Reached by Pair on Vacation Trip to Orient nOINT BARROW Alaska Aug S 1 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh the flying vacationists and their speedy monoplane arrived here today in the shadow oC the Arctic ice pack at Americas most northern outpost 320 miles north of tho Arctic circle Thru low flying fog banks which shrouded their way Col Lindbergh piloted his plane from Aklavlk N W T last night and set it down on a lend of open water at 2 a m Pacific standard time 4 a m Iowa Tho hop of 530 miles along the shores of the Beaufort sea and Arctic ocean was made in six hours and 30 minutes Welcome Enthusiastic Enthusiasm in this little com munity a handful of whites nnd several hundred Eskimos burst forth as the monoplane was sighted n the eastern sky Cheers rang out from groups and hey rushed to the water front to iwait the mooring of the plane and the coming of the flyer and his diminutive wife to shore On their flight with the few hours of darkness overtaking them and n heavy fog bank hiding the earth from them for an hour Mrs Lindbergh was in almost constant communication with the radio sta tion here and at Aklavtk ISmergo From Fog At midnight a message said they had just emerged flying thru anhour fog Another an hour and a half earlier had told of Col onel Lindberghs turning the plane heliumfilled This huge Akron shfp built by the GoodyearZoppclin corporation for the navy Is the product ot years of accumulation of knowledge of Xep pclin construction It la a marvel of aeronautical engineering accom plished under the direction of thr veteran Zeppelin builder Dr Karl Arnstein inland from the ocean to find bet ter weather Within a few minutes after their arrival Dr Henry Griest medical missionary put out to the pontooned plane in a small boat to extend the official welcome Natives in akin boats jostled their craft nearby Last minute preparations for the welcome consisted of raising flags on several buildings which were put in place shortly after the word was flashed from Aklavik of their take off last night tho nlglit here is only u few hours of darkness at this season of the No Sliip Arrives There were no gasoline supplies here and such every day staples as coffee potatoes eggs and tobacco were all used up several weeks ago No ship had arrived thru the ice this season to replenish them but native foods and delicacies were ready In arge quantities half of their 7000 mile aerial jaunt to the Orient completed the distinguished aviator and his wife were uncertain just when they would continue their flight or how they would refuel The ice pack had locked this port for 10 months and supplies of gas oline for Lindbergh that left Nome several week ago on tlio cutter Northland were still abonrd the ves sel icebound off Icy Cape 100 miles to the southwest Sfie IOWA WEATHER Cloudy Saturday night tlinn ilRritormH Saturday afternoon or night In cast nnd south portions slightly onolT Sntnr night Sunday fair to cloudy cooler oast nml south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 8 Minimum In Night 73 At 8 A M Saturday 77 17 of an Inch Friday was tho first day in a week with a maximum temperature below and the rain of the early morning Saturday slightly less than a fifth of an the first recorded in a like period While sadly inadequate for North lowaa needs It will have an Important ef fect In staving off the effects of the continued heat WEEKLY FORECAST Weekly weather outlook for period beginning Monday For upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and the northern anS central great fait beginning of week probably loeal showers or thunder storms middle and close temperatures near normal but may become warmer latter part ;