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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1931, Mason City, Iowa 1 C 0 p North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 271931 No Light in Power Tiff Roosevelt Hoover Fail to Explain Outcome By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 27 CPA no explana tion that the av erage man can understand eve is forthcoming concerning t h confusion o v e Franklin D Roosevelts In quiry of Presi dent Hoover as to reports of se cret negotiation between the fed eral governmen and Canada on the subject of St Lawrence river power develop mentand Assistant Secretary of State William R Castles answer to the New York executives query it will not be surprising The simplest guess would seem to be that Governor Roosevelts ques tion was one which Mr Hoover pre ferred not to reply to very explicit ly and therefore assigned to Secre tary Castle the task of sending what amounted to a poohpooh re joinder to it expecting the govern or to feel rebuked and subside rather than advertise the fact that his wrist had been slapped Yet is it reasonable to that even a politically rather unso phisticated person like the president would believe a public character of Governor Roosevelts experience and Turn lo Paso 6 Column GANNON ACCUSED OF HELPING SELF If Says AntiSmith Gpt The funds com by itsuives tigatpr Basil Manly that just 522544 or held by Bishop James Cannon Jr in one of eight political funds in the 1S32 cam paign was given by the Southern Methodist leader to the antiSmith democrats which he headed Manly said that from this one fund maintained in the Continental Trust company of Washington Bishop Cannon withdrew 528278 and put S17I50 of it in his per sonal account in the American Na tional bank of Richmond Six New Accounts He added that 17895 of the Con tinental fund opened by Bishop Can non on Oct 11 1928 was unac counted for The committee was told by Man ly that Bishop Cannon opened six new bank accounts during the per iod of the 1928 campaign Manly took the stand F C Ferguson president of the Hud sol county National bankof Jersey City testified that Joseph S Frel inghuysen former republican sen ator from New Jersey gave to Bishop Cannon in 1928 Made No Reports Manly said neither Frelinghuy sen nor the antiSmith committee headed by Bishop Cannon had re ported the contribution to congress as required by law Turning to the account of James Cannon Jr chairman opened in the Continental Trust company Manly said It showed among the de posits hundreds of dollars in small checks Including one of from S S Kresge THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONSSECTION ONE UK TWO ONE JsJO WOMAN KILLED IN LAKE STORM Labor Forces Arrayed Against British Cabinet Storm Kills 7 Slavs BELGRADE Jugoslavia Aug 27 persons were dead today and numerous others were injured as the result of a severe storm which swept Herzegovina AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I reckon they just use a cloak o righteousness to hide their meanness but it looks like everbody that takes the company funds is a big church MDONALD MAY BE DEPOSED AS PARTYS LEADER Government Agreed on Economy Measures Advocated r ONDON Aug 27 labor in Great Britain definite ly repudiated Ramsay MacDonalds new national government today in a joint manifesto by the trades un ion congress and the parliamentary labor party charging that private banking interests had precipitated Englands crisis and change of gov ernment It is determined to attack tho standard of living of the workers to meet the situation caused by policies pursued by private banking inter ests in control of which the public has no part the manifesto read It seeks to enforce a complete change of national policy not be cause tha nations resources have suddenly diminished but because the nation can not afford to provide for ts unemployed Not because the budget can not be balanced bul primarily because financial Interests lave decided that this country ia setting pa bad example to other counties in taxing the rich to pro vide for the poor TJnanlmously Agreed Prime Minister MacDonald ana lis nonpartisan ministry today bent to the task 6f salvaging the British sooketbqok unanirrpuslyagreedBpit lie fig rail roaded thru parliament when it meets Sept 8 Salient developments are expect ed from the full meetings of the conservative liberal and labor larties tomorrow The conserva ives are expected to line up solid y behind Stanley Baldwin their eader and president of the coun il The attitude of the liberals is onsidered more doubtful but the nfluence of David Lloyd George and Lord Grey is counted on to wing their support behina the abinet Formal Deposition The laborites may formally de pose Mr MacDonald from the lead ership of the party and read out Dominions Secretary J H Thomas THe only vacancy In the ministry as been filled with the appoint ment of Lord Crew as minister of war While the cabinet itself con lains four laborites four conserva tives and two liberals the complete ministry includes only five laborites as against eight conservatives anrt six liberals With the announcement that Mahatma Gandhi would sail Satur day for London plans for the sec ond round table conference are being carried forward along the original lines Mr MacDonald is expected to participate with his powers unhampered and with his views unaltered regarding some form of selfgovernment for India Bankei Agree to Credit NEW YORK Aug 27 New York Evening Post says today that bankers have agreed upon the terms of a new credit to Great Bri tain which will probably total 000000 or more TOKIOS CHARMS INTRIGUE FLYING COUPLE Flight to China Mystery Colonel May Go Wife Praised Alone According to Rumors NEW YORK Aug 27 The Lindbergh mystery thickening ever since Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh took off for the Orient a month ago Is soon to be solved The mystery consists of what the Jndberghs are going to do next in Headlines of Newspapers TOKIO Aug 27 Charles A Lindbergh decided today to have the plane which brot him and Mrs Lindbergh from New York to Japan completely overhauled The mechanical work will be done at Kaaumiguara naval base near V ril r nuvai nase near and it has withstood all mvestiga here where the couple landed ves lon since the vacation nournev was tmHmri m irst announced We are going to the orient DOX WINDS IIP 10 MONTHS TRIP Arrives at New York While TI isands Gather to Seaplane NEW YORK Aug 27 quering at last its 10 months battle against fire and wave and wind the gigantic flying boat DOX arrived by a roundabout course from Ger many today with 72 persons aboard Its 12 great American engines thundering low above the narrows Atlantic steamers gateway to New DOX at C S T scudded thru gray skies past the statue of liberty her arm flung high as tho in proud salute The engines roar mingled with screaming sirens of ferry boats and other harbor craft and with the cheers from thousands gathered at the battery Blames Wealth Distribution ALBIA Aug 27 Smith W Brookhart Wednesday Dlamed uneven distribution of wealth for the present agricultural depression He spoke at the Monroe county fair Colonel Lindbergh said here in an nouncing that he and his wife jlanned the long flight westward We will go to Japan and perhaps China After that our plans are in definite Today in Tokio he still kept the future shrouded in mystery Going to China We are going to China he said After that our plans are indef The latest unconfirmed but per sistent rumor was that Colonel Lindbergh would proceed from China to Australia and that in due time he would fly the airmail route from there to England thence to return by some undetermined course and means of transportation to America This report received credence chiefly because it was the newest but it gave rise to considerable speculation as to whether it would mean temporary separation of the flyer and his wife if it were true Go on Alone For part of the rumor was that Colonel Lindbergh was considering such on extended flight that all in all he might be away from home for well on towardsa year And it was not generally believed that Mrs Lindbergh would stay away from her year old baby for so long a period Many thot that after the oriental visit was concluded she would take steamer for home across the Pacific leaving her husband to continue his travels thru the air But all the speculation and guesses wound up with the same conclusion That nothing would be known definitely until the Lind berghs reached China and that then the mystery would be satis factorily dispelled j Boy Near Nashua Is Injured in Tumble NASHUA Aug 27 Dickie 4 son of Mr and Mrs E D Hed dens 7 miles west of here In Floyd county was thot to be recovering oday from severe Injuries received when he fell from a silo The boy suffered an injured abdomen and bis head was hurt The overhauling will begin after the six day program of re ceptions and other functions in their honor and will be completed while the couple go sightseeing about Japan To Overhaul Plane Lindbergh decided upon the over hauling after inspecting the plane and announcing that the motor trouble which delayed them in the Kurile islands was due to faulty spark plugs which became fouled with oil Meanwhile Mrs Lindbergh was getting some of the space in the English and vernacular newspapers that might otherwise have been de voted to her famous husband Some of the headlines about her said Anne Lindberghs charm and captivatingmanner win hearts of Japanese A symbol of modesty Crowd charmed by Mrs Lind bergh Strength of Character Aviators wife has captivating personality and obvious strength of character The colonel himselE was being featured as king of the air and king of the skies superman and hero One newspaper mentioned his constantly tousledlocks and a reporter noted that they needed trfmming All of the newspapers commented on the smile or grin which is apparent most of the time A pamphlet in Japanese sketch ing the colonels life and referring to him as king of the skies was advertised extensively by the1 ver naculars CLEAR LAKE BOY FINEST SOLDIER George Larimer Gets Honor Cup for His C M T C Record DES MOINES Aug 27 George A Latimer of Clear Lake today held the honor awarded for the best allaround rec ord in the C M T C training camp at FortDCS Moines E D Harvey of Clinton won the cup awarded the best allaround red cadet from a military standpoint He was a member of the composite company The cups and the following awards were made yesterday at the final review of the camp which has held forth at the fort for 30 days Given Scholarships Scholarships to Coe college Cedar Rapids to William N Snouffer and William H Mose both of Cedar Ra pids Edward Proescholdt of Manilla Is an alternate Scholarships to Missouri Military academy to Paul Weldon Davis of Grinnell alternate Milo F Gerry of Waterloo Rookie record Converse R Lew is Jr of Iowa City best all around record for first year men Outstanding soldier E Bartholomew of Palmer Nebr Win Citizenship Citizenship J F Fol da Shyler Nebr James N Mc Aclams Armstrong Donat Hart Des Moines William Bolton Bran don Emmett J Neenan Omaha and Paul Weldon Davis Grinnell Medals for excellence to John A Ramley of Richmond Mo a four year man Louis B Arnold Cape Giradeau Mo best threeyear man L W Bruhn Spirit Lake Lemond Mullin Oelwein and B E Montz Brookfield Mo best twoyear men D H McKisick Rock Rapids H C Olin Marceline Mo W B Passno Chariton W D Bolton Brandon A M Jeffrey Basset Nebr and M E Memme Waukon best first year men DESTROYED BY LAKE TORNADO Tim White Pier shown ithove was destroyed by a tornado Thurs day afternoon FOUR PRISONERS COMMIT SUICIDE AS BREAK FAILS Doctor Shot to Death Trusty and Guard Wounded lUARQUETTE Mich Aug 27 V m acting prison physician was slain and a guard and trustv were wounded in an attempted break at the state branch prison here today by four convicts who then committed suicide when their plot was foiled Tnree of the convicts ended their lives after they had barricaded themselves in the industrial build ing of the prison with a score of guards surrounding them The fourth shot himself a half hour later when he fired at a guard in another wing of the prison and missed Shot in Hospital The slain acting prison doctor was A W Hornbogen He was shot to death in the hospital near the main gate of the prison when three of the convicts attempted lo make a break for freedom thru the hospital exit The convicts were Tony Ger mano Toledo Ohio sentenced t 35 to 40 years for wounding a Bir mingham Mich patrolman Lea Duver Charles Rosbury and Frank Hohfer Germano and Hohfer were at one time charged with alliance with the LahamAndrews kidnap Ing gang of Detroit v7Warden James P Corgan sail that a general riot at first was feared All of the guns obtained by the prisoners were In his cus tody he said and the prison was quiet Trusty Wounded Frank Oligschlager a prison trusty was wounded by one of the threa convicts and physicians said he had little chance to survive He was an attendant in the prison hos pital Joe Cowling assistant deputy warden received a flesh wound dur ing the gunfire in the hospital According to the story told by prison guards Germano Rosbury and Duver entered the prison hos pital for treatment about 8 a m The manner in which the shooting started was not explained but Dr Hornbogen a former president of tha Michigan state medical society who was acting sis prison doctor in the absence of Dr L L Young qulst was shot and killed at the first outburst The trusty Olig schlager attempted to prevent the escape and was shot in the ab domen and the guard Cowling was wounded Trio Forced Buck Guards then forced the trio into Lhe industrial building nearby Tear gas was thrown Into tho barricade which they erected and when the gas cleared away tho men were found to have committed suicide with the guns they used in their at tempted escape After quiet had been restored in the hospital section Frank Hohfer Qf the missed Hohfer then shot and killed himself Guards said they had not established the connection between Hohfers act and the outbreak in the hospital but they believed Hoh fer had planned to make his escape from the E wing along with the three other convicts a prisoner in the E wing institution fired at a guar Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Heavy irregular and toll at new low Bonds Irregular rails improve Curb Barely steady oils sag Butter Steady CHICAGO Wheat Easy decreased export demand large Russian shipments Corn Easy beneficial rains Iowa Cattle Irregular Hogs Steady to higher Threat of Law Helps Pole Sitter Stay Up LONG BRANCH N J Aug 27 Kelly flagpole litter has an added inducement to stay on his present perch A con stable is waiting at the foot of the pole to execute a judgment for as soon as Shipwreck comes down Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cat Aug in Los Angeles call the of the heat but one lone man and he will stagger to the type setting machine and report Temperature 9G degrees Their thermometer Is in a Frigidaire Sixty shots were fired in Mex icos congress while it was in session and they were only able to totally eliminate one member and then people ask whats the matter with Mexico After reading what tonsils did for Estelle Dempsey will get his divorce Yours WILL ROGERS KIDNAPERS FREE Al Capone Suspected as GoBetween Missing rvHICAGO Aug 27 J Lynch the wealthy turfman who disappeared last Thursday returned to his summer home at Lake Gen cva Wis today with a story of on week spent In the hands of kid riopers men who Lynch said treated him well but certainly knew theit business Unshaved dirty and wearing rumpled clothing Lynch was nev ertheless in good spirits when he drove his own car into his estate and rushed to the arms of his distraught wife He had been released last night near Kankakee 111 Lynch said K my ransom had been paid he said he knew nothing about It Published reports were that the kidnapers who originally demanded 5250000 or a dead Lynch had finally re leased him when his friends fur nished 550000 Cupano Not Found Al Caprine the gang leader was mpposed to have been asked to help jring about Lynchs release and last light on reports that he was act ng as a gobetween the states attorneys office ordered his arrest He was not found Lynch former stockholder of the Arlington park race track and part owner of the General News bureau listributor of racing Information alked freely of his capture and his release but refused to say much ibout ransom The Capone angle he dismissed with the question Well what about him I was driving along not far from here Thursday when they jrabbed me Lynch said There vere seven men with sawed off shot guns They hustled me into an automobile and three more cars trailed us They threw a gunnysack over my head and ordered me to keep quiet Some fellow stopped and asked what it was all about and they told him to be on his way Going to Play Golf I was driven along for what I estimated to be 30 minutes Then they pulled up to a cottage and or dered me out I was held there for a suppose until after dark Then they put me in a car again and drove for what I think was five or six hours I was taken into an other house I dont know anything about a I got no threats I said to he fellows Why tako me They said Your friends like you iretty well We think theyll lay it on the line And I said You got the wrong cllow They laughed and said Dont worry We read the paper I am not going to make any omplaint to any one Im going to leep some more today then get up and play a little golf Pat Roche chief investigator for be states attorneysoffice said he oarned westside gamblers made up pool of which was turned ver to the kidnapers by Capuue fter he failed to procure Lynchs re ease without ransom New Bus Station Planned DES MONKS Aug 27 jterstate transit lines will erect a us station on the northwest cor er of Fifth and Grand avenue jeoge Hise attorney for the bus ompany announced Wednesday GALE SMASHES WHITE PIER AND RAZES COASTER Streets of Clear Lake Are Blocked by Debris DESSIE RIST Algona was killed when a falling timber struck her in the side of the head as the tor nado struck the south shore of Clear Lake Thursday afternoon The cottage on Algona beach on the southeast part of the lake was de molished The victim an invalid was killed almost instantly The body was re moved to Wards funeral home at Clear Lake Dr J E McDonald county coroner was called Miss Rist was n sister of A L Rist of Algona She was living with her parents nt the lake Her father a retired dentist White 1ler Crushed The White Pier Clear Lakes largest dancing pavilion was crushed other buildings in the com munity damaged and the amuse ment park at Bayslde badly crip pled by the tornado that swept across the lake bringing with it the heaviest downpour of rain in years The wind that crumbled the danc ing pavilion as if it were a match box came across the lake from the southwest The building was blown toward the shore and pieces tho structure were found scattered about the city park The trolley wire in the vicinity and other elec tric and communication wires were down Debris from the White Pier was carried for two blocks and large sections were scattered about in a path of from 75 to 100 feet One large section 20 feet square was thrown thru the wall of the Park theater landing in the auditorium The theater is owned by C E Car ragher and is operated by Lew Levy and managed by Sid Levy The tornado barely missed one iiousc and two filling stations in Its path Valued nt The White Pier valued nt about is one of the oldest of the present dancing floors nt the lake laving been rebuilt and enlarged several times It was owned by the Icar Lake Amusement company The Outing club suffered severe lamage Most of the porches fac ng the lake were destroyed and oofs of several cottages In the club were damaged Other cottages along this section of the lake were lamaged Trees were blown down nnd branches and debris scattered completely blocking traffic in hat area Coaator Torn Down The roller coaster nt Bayslde was torn down fallingon the amuse ment platform severely damaging t The airplane swings were re lorted to be down The Baysitle loatshcd was blown down and row irmts that had been drawn up on he shore in that general area were scattered about some as far back as the highway Most of the between Lake and Bayside was mndff mpassable by the fallen branches and trees making it necessary to go a distance of 25 miles between ho two points The region of the Peterson and Wellmon bathhouses did not get thfl brunt of the storm Little damaga was suffered In that region Tha Turn In Pintd Column IOWA WEATHER GnmiGriilly fair Thursday night nml Friday preceded by thunderstorms Thursday after noon or night iu coat portion cooler Thursday night in ex trnmo west and in cast and south portions Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hour period ending at 8 Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 85 Minimum In Night fiO At 8 A M Thursday Gl Truce of Rain Rain even in small quantities inch as occurred Thursday morn ng is welcome in Mason City thesa days Before 10 oclock the pre ipitation had stopped with tha otal only 02 of an inch In the downpour between 1 and 2 oclock Thursday afternoon 170 nches of precipitation descended within a half hour This is by far the largest rain of the summer lo cally ;