Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 16

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, August 22, 1931

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1931, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home 1 VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED Solution Is in Planting Destroying Cotton Will Not Give Relief By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON cotton growers to de stroy onethird of the crop they are about to har vest to make the remaining two thirds sell for more money comments Con gressman Percy E Quin of Mis sissippi himself a cotton farmer as well as a law yer is exactly like asking man ufacturers to de stroy onethird of their finished products to restore general merchandise prices to the predepression level Acquiesced in good faith by all the planters or all the manufactur ers the plan unquestionably would increase prices Twothirds of the cotton or factory products might even net a larger return than three thirds However to expect anything ap proaching allaround compliance with such a program would be to expect too much of human nature Each individuals impulse obviously would be to take fullest advantage of the anticipated price bulge by hanging onto his entire threethirds of cotton or merchandise leaving it to the others to fulfill the sacrificial detail of the impulse most individuals would be sure to yield to ECONOMICALLY said Repre sentative Quin of course the scheme is indefensible The remedy for agricultural overproduction clearly lies in cur 2VEWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALL MOUTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 22 1931 Ttirn to 4 Column I si t L xAGRAM FOUND OF ROBBED BANK Man Believed to Have Been Bandit at Lime Springs Was in Rochester PRE3TON Minn Aug 22 Seeking the bandit who robbed a Lime Springs Iowa bank of yesterday officers of the Iowa Bankers association and the local sheriff today went to Rochester They found a diagram of the bank in a car abandoned here A man believed the bandit parked a car here late yesterday He was seen to wrap something believed money in his coat and walk to the business district where he pur chased a shirt and was shaved While at a barber shop he joined other patrons discussing the rob bery and said The guy who did that had lots of nerve He asked two Minneapolis women to take him to Rochester which was reached at p m They had been visiting here and were en route home Opinion was expressed he left Rochester later by bus or train Officers were attempting to trace ownership of the abandoned car Turn o TnKC 2 Column Three Buildings at Tripoli Destroyed TRIPOLI Aug 22 Fire Fri day destroyed the Ray Buchanan bakery and adjacent buildings owned by H H Neverman and Grant McKeown Damages esti mated at were covered by insurance J J Marty ReElected President for Next Term nELEGATES to the convention of tj the Iowa Association of the Deaf concluded the formal part of their program with a brilliant banquet at the Hotel Hanford Friday evening and Saturday staged an all day pic nic at Clear Lake A number planned to remain over until Sunday when religious services will be held for the deaf The business of the conventio was concluded in a Friday afternoo session at the Y M C A whc Davenport was chosen for the 193 convention of the organization afte a vigorous battle J Schuler Long dean of the low deaf and principal of the education al department of the school for th deaf at Council Bluffs acted a toastmaster at the banquet wher the leading personalities of the con vention cracked jokes and told th story of the 50 years of develop ment of the Iowa association all i sign language Toast to President Iowa Deaf Atten DAVENPORT HAS 134 CONCLAVE HOME EDITION RCEDD LAFOLLETTES GO TO FUNERAL AUNT NET By Robert Quillen When the meek inherit the earth they wont stay that way long if it affects em like a few lots of it did Sue May Fifty years ago we started t build the foundation of this asso ciation said the tonstmaster afte a toast to the president of the Unit ed States We built as anyon inbuilding firs sought money to finance thepro ject We then looked for materia for the cornerstone That corner stone wag laid 50 years ago and w A Nelson Davenport the only ma here who saw the stone laid wi tell us about it Mr Nelson the first speaker tol the story of how six farmers gath ered at Des Moines 50 years ago an started talking about a state asso ciation Those men he said laid th cornerstone One man cant build t house Many persons are needec some to do one thing and other something else Its the same wa in the association This association was built for living things not fo merely having a good time Associa tion is growing slowly because sc many gather just to have a good time It was because of our association that the school for the deaf was changed from the board of contro and placed under the board of edu cation If we had not laid the cor nerstone we would not have accom plished that First Clear Itubbish Ordinarily when we want to start building something we first dig a hole in the ground said Tom Anderson editor of the Iowa Hawk eye official publication of the deaf and bead of the vocation work al the school for the deaf There are many things to be cleared away to get down to bed rock That 13 what the founders did They got down to bed rock They first agreed to work to gether Then they started to gath er material This material included good will friendship sociability un derstanding order working ability liberty freedom and fraternity They discarded all Ideas as you art bigger than I Everyone was equal Much money time and labor was expended In largT buildings they often spent a million dollars before Tnrn to rape 2 CnJomn TOLL TO CUBAN AW IS FOUR 43 Rebels Reported Killed in First Engagement 30 More Later HAVANA Aug 22 ing in the hills around Gibara cost the Cuban army four dead and eight wounded the army informa tion office reported today Fortythree rebels weri killed in the first engagement and 30 more died m guerrilla fighting afterward the arm casualty list showed The indicated victory at Gibara strengthened the belief of the Machndo adherents that the revolt is Hearing an end Members of tho famous LiiFolicttc family stop off in Chicairo on M tO WUlC011Sln n f r of the great progressive leader who died follnw 1Wlin r Pr ii t hospital Ieft to right above Gov lamp Laiollottc who has been suffering from a toot InfectioniUrV George Mlddteton n daughter Mrs Sucher auotber duugh or VLVf limltson six ami Senate Robert LnFotlette Jr Brief funeral services were held at Madison Friday Resignation of MacDonalc Labor Government Thot Foreshadowed LONDON Aug 22 George has decided to return to London immediately from Balmoral Scotland where he went yesterdaj with Queen Mary a move which was interpreted by some political observers ast foreshadowing tha early resignation of Ramsay Mac Donalds labor government He will reach London early to morrow morning Stanley Baldwin leader of the conservative party which is the second strongest in the house of commons is hurrying hack from France and with the cabinet still in on the budget crisis it ap leared the way was being prepared or a change in the government of Oreat Britain if that eventuality ihould prove necessary Should Mr MacDonald resign It would not necessarily mean a gen eral election which would bring disruption of the nations business or a month of campaigning Might Not Klcct The king probably would call upon Mr Baldwin to form a new jovernment and Hf the conservative eader succeeded an election would not be necessary Should this crisis force Mr Mac Donald out a coalition government probably would succeed his govcrn nent political observers agreed Mr Saldwin would be prime minister nd David Lloyd George the liberal s the most likely possibility as hancellor of the exchequer Statement Is Issued Minister MacDonald and his cab net winding up their emergency esslon on the budget today issued he following communique The cabinet has been putting he finishing touches to its scheme it is believed will meet the tuation The members will assom le tomorrow to hear the results Three Cedar County Farm ers Refuse to Permit Tests of Cattle Jubilee Banquet KILLED INJURED BATTLE lemley Car Plates Used by Bandits in Austin Mail Robbery AUSTIN Minn Aug 22 yp our men took two mail sacks con alning little of vajue from n truck oday but overlooked another with everal thousand dollars in cur ency They apparently were seek ng the money consigned to a local ank Mason City police were notified hat the car carried Towa license ates number 17722 the license for owartl Remleys car An Inveatiga on was made and the theft of the ates was discovered Mr Remleys ir parked in his garage while he is it of town was without plates po ce discovered TIPTON Aug 22 Ellison of Anmnosn said today ho had signed papers askingfor lie appearance of three Cedar county farmers at a hearing Mere Monday morning in connection with the enforce ment of the bovine tuberculin testing law DES MOINES Aug 22 What further action state and Cedar county officials wilt take to enforce he bovine tuberculosis testing law n Cedar county today was a mat ter of varied opinion Gov Dari Turner today said Tlie aw will be enforced without qualifi cations He also said he would not confer with objectors should thej make another request for a confer ence Assistant Attorney General Earl Wisdom said with reference to three Cedar county farmers who yester day refused to allow the testing of heir cattle that there is a possibll ty the men would be cited for cun empt of court He asserted they vere under an injunction previously granted He said he had evidence to how this injunction had been vio ated It was understood that if con empt proceedings arc begun they vould be thru application of Judge F O Ellison of Anamosa who the injunction enjoining He objectors from interfering with he administration of the law Judge Ilison today could not be reached When veterinarians yesterday vis ted 12 of the farmers named in the njunction two resisted with force i third ordcrech the veterinarian o leave five were not at home an ther was ill two agreed to allow the tests if made by veterinarians they designated and the twelfth submitted lioinbardeil WHh Eggs At the Arthur S Fogg home Dr A IT Joenk was bombarded with eggs Dr J H McLeod resident veterinarian was kicked by Wijliam C Butterbrodt and ordered from the farm the doctor reported Dr P A Weires of West Union was ordered to leave the William R Hogan farm north of Durant hut was un molested The injunction forbidding inter ference with the tests was granted recently after veterinarians had been ejected from several farms by groups of farmers who opposed the tests Committee to Meet Monday WAVERLY Aug organ ization meeting of the Bremer coun ty tax reduction committee will be held Monday evening at Waverly The committee is one of those ap pointed in each county in Iowa to work with the state committee New York Police Chase Robbers for 12 Miles UEW YORK Aug 22 gill 1 battle between police and tw payroll robbers extending for 1 miles in streets of upper Manhattan and the Bronx and lasting an hou and a half cost six lives last eve iiiug Twelve other persons wer wounded by bullets Two policemen one robber and a taxi driver accompanying the rob bers were killed outright The othe robber died in a hospital as did baby who was hit by a stray bul let Three policemen two firemen and several bystanders including two women were sent to hospitals with bullet wounds The citys 19000 policemen were under orders today to put every un icensed gun holder behind bars Patrolman Walter D Webb am loyd Fromhoff paymaster for the Mendoza Fur and Dyeing company arrived in an automobile at the com panys yards on East 133rd street at yesterday They brot a pay roll of from a bank Two robbers accosted them In an area vay As Webb reached for big pisto both robbers fired killing the police man Get In Taxi The robbers threw Fromhoff ou of tho car and drove to Third ave they abandoned it into a ta3 driven by Herbert Hasse 27 and resumed flight At Boston post road aotorcycle Patrolman Edwarc Churchill suspicious at their dizz raced after them and fired Two bullets hit Him in the abdomen and he fell off hid machine dead Vincent Hyde a city fireman who happened by snatched the police mans pistol hopped a taxi and fired at the fugitives A bullet dropped him too He was seriously wound ed J Three other persona including Gloria Lopez age 4 were struck by robbers bullets at this point as the Lrpez family automobile swung mlo the line of fire Gloria died 10 hours later Two More Wounded Three policemen in a taxicab closed in but the gunmen sped away toward Morris avenue and lS2nd street where two more policemen attempted to shoot them These two were felled by bullets wounded At Dyckman street and Broad way the three policemen in the pur suing taxicab forced the bandit car against the curb and closerange firing began Hnsse the taxi driver was killed outright as was one of the robbers John Prechtl The sec ond gunman Martin Backorik died m a hospital a few minutes later Each robber was about 20 years old Meanwhile police headquarters was flooded with ambulance calls as citizens were rushed to hospitals Dickman President of Upper Iowa U Is Dead flag on Campus at Fayette Put at Half Staff FAYETTE Aug 22 John William Dickman president of Upper Iowa university died in a Rochester Minn hospital early to Mr Dickman one of Iowas well Icnown educators was taken ill some time ago and removed to tht hospital His death was caused bv a heart condition which led to com plications Immediately upon receipt of news of his death the flag on the univer sity campus was placed at half No Arrangements Made The body is expected to arrive here early this evening No funeral arrangements have been made President Dickman Is credited with keeping Upper Iowa university on tiic roster of Iowa colleges thru an almost single handed drive to raise funds Dr Dickman after 40 years oj connection with Upper Iowa be came its president in 192S at a time when the Methodist church under whose auspices it operated decided to merge it with Cornell college The new president felt that It was n necessary institution in Northeast Iowa and when the hoard of trustees voted against the mer and decided to carry on the school as an Independent institution a drive was Inaugurated to raise the necessary funds Despite a sumracrs intensive campaign it failed and it seemed that Upper Iowa was about to pass out of existence Began Personal Campaign But Dr Dickman began a person THIRD ATTEMPT FAILS WHEN FOG ISPEAKS JOHN DICKMAN by his wife With a 5300000 rieedec he began a canvass of the more than 1000 living alumni he knew personally His work carried him thruout the country with an un casing plea for aid They gave many in small amounts but when the total was added it was 3GO000 sufficient to arry on the school But the great strain of his cam laign was too great for Dr Dick nan and he became afflicted with cart disease partly due to an at ack of influenza Later complica Tnrn o 2 Column a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Heavy New York Cen lowest in 10 years Bonds Irregular rails improve Curb Easy trading extremely uggish Butter Steady Foreign Exchanges Irregular franc and ReichRmarli Dickinson Refutes Charge in Address DES MOINES Aug 22 J Dickinson Friday told the Grant club that prices today refute the democratic charge that a protective tariff places a tax burden on every family in the country The demo crats cant or wont name a single schedule they wish to see reduced the Iowa republican said Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug matter how bad depres sion gets and how short we be come of the necessities of life we never seem to run out of ma terial to put on a commission Mr Hoover just got ahold of a book called Whos Who for No Reason at All and appointed CO men That breaks his own rec ord for quantity if nothing else He picked every bank president and corporation head who have handled their own affalra so ably in the last year and half It is their stockholders that con stitute the present needy 5fours WILL ROGERS rench eady Cotton Higher firm cables trade uying Sugar Holiday Coffee Holiday CHICAGO Wheat easy bearish weather northwest sympathy with corn Corn easy weak cash markets bearish Argentine estimate Cattle steady Hogs steady ACHES U S ON FLIGHT Hundreds of Miami Residents Greet Giant Plane on Arrival MIAMI Fla Aug 22 riving in the United States on Its journey from South America to New York the German flying boat DO X landed here today after a flight from Antilla Cuba The ship was first sighted at m CST coming In over the Atlantic ocean With Its 12 motors droning it swung over the down town section cruised a short dis tance up the coast and then settled nto the waters of Biscayne Bay off the dinner key seaplane base Acting Mayor Harry E Platt and representatives of various civic or ganizations in the city headed n ielegation of hundreds of Miami res dents and visitors to the base to velcome the DOX to the United States Plans call for the plane to leave iliami Monday on its way to New York Louis Cook MayRunfoi U S Senate Friends Learn He Will Make Race Against Brookhart DES MOINES Aug poets that Senator Smith W Brook hart will be opposed for renomina tion by the man who has manage his campaigns in previous nominn tion and election fights Louis H Cook of Des Moines chairman o the Iowa state tax commission i reported here to be about ready ti announce his candidacy The entry of Mr Cook Into the campaign will come as a surprise His name has not even been men tioned publicly by any of the dope stcrs who have been drawing slates or he 1932 primaries David w Stewart of Sioux City and Cliffori Niles of Anamosa are the names which have been most frequently mentioned Interesting Fight Assured If Mr Cook enters the and his friends say he is going to the state is assured of an interest ing campaign He is familiar with the Brookhart methods In fact be taught most of them to the senator Writing in a magazine a few months ago Mr Cook while prais ing the senator for some of bis abil ities nnd qualities of character stated that never in the ten years of their intimate connection had he received so much as a word of thanks from the senator Whether this was a factor in bringing Mr Cook into the race will probably not be known Ingratitude Chief Shortcoming In this same article Mr Cook who is a journalist by training charged the colonel with being crazier than a tree full of hoot owls on ninny of his pet economic theories He con ceded a large measure of courage to the colonel however and his only important criticism was that Mr Brookhart was lacking In gratitude Mr Cook began his newspaper career at Council Bluffs Since com ing to Des Moines a dozen yenrs ago he has served as political edi tor of a newspaper as associate edi Turn In Tncn 2 Plane of Ayiatrix Is Badly Damaged in Making Landing NEW YORK Aug 22 hope of Elinor Smith 20 to take off by Sept 1 for Europe was dashed thisnoon when the plane ground looped at Rosevelt field as she landed Repairs will take several weeks as the wingand undercar riage were damaged She was un hurt The accident occurred as Miss Smith brot her big monoplane from Farmingdale into the field The un dercarriage on the right seemed to buckle slowly as the plane lost speed throwing it into a wide loop Before the plane came to a full stop it lurched to one side strain ing nnd breaking the wing The little was not in jured but said she was heartbroken Miss Smith announced recently that unless she was able to take off by Sept 1 on her proposed flight across the ocean she would post pone the effort until next season Flyers AreGiven Advice on Safest Place to Make Landing JUEMURO Japan Aug 22 1 An enormous blanket of fog veil ing the jagged peaks of Iturun island defeated Col and Mrs Clinrles A Lindbergh today in their renewed attempt to fly from the middle Kurile Islands to Nemuro After having been held down near Muroton bay Shimushlru island since early Wednesday by trouble nnd fog the LindLeririja managed to get their plane in shape again after several hours of work nnd took off at p p innn n T 1lSt iffht for Nemuroi miles to the southwest Reaching the mountainous coast of Iturup the hirgest of the Kuriles in about two hours Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh ran into heavy fog be hind which lurked eight mountain peaks each 3000 to 5000 feet high Given landing Advice Mrs Lindbergh radioed their pre dicament to Ochiishi wireless sta tion here and was advised the safest place in that vicinity was at Shann i small settlement on the Okhotsk ica side of the island The flyers followed the advice and soon were over Shana Then they were confronted with the lioice landing on the lagoon It proved to be a doubtful alternative but radio advices said the was effected without damage to tub planes pontoons They landed at p m a m C S T Having spent three days treacherous ocean currents and foe and tinkering wltH the motor at Ketof IslandVand bay Lindbergh had been so eager to off from the latter place that he arose at a m to begin puttlnn the engine in shape He worked steadily until after noon lleither Reports Favorable Early afternoon weather reports ndicated favorable flying tions to Nemuro and Lindbergh paused only long enough to eat a sandwich for lunch before taking During the morning Aviation Of icer Tanaka at Nemuro radioed indbergh suggesting the Japanese authorities were eager to furnish nechanics to aid him if necessary itt each time the colonel declined he offer with a No thank you Vill soon complete It myself Shana where the Lindberghs are pending tonight has a population f about 1000 The landing at Slinna marked the bird time the Lindberghs had been orcori down in attempting to fly rom Petropavlovsk Kamchatka to Vcmuro 807 miles in one hop eystone Man Thot to Have Killed Self KEYSTONE Aug 22 am Kocli GO bachelor was found cad in his bed here Friday Appar ntly he bad taken poison A note left containing Instructions foe Is funeral IOWA WEATHER Ocnenilly fair Saturday night and Sunday Slightly warmer Siilurdny night In tlm crntral ami northeast portions iiiil central and east portions LOCAL STATISTICS GolieGnzette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning JUiviiuuni Friday fljj minimum In Night 50 At H A M Saturday 04 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Aug 22 weather outlook for the period be ginnig Monday For the Upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys nnd the cen tral and northern Great Plains Re much precipitation like ly temperatures mostly near nor mal ;