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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home C 0 M P H A ft L 0 H E R HIS 5 ART 0 E P T OF I 0 A3 MO I NE3 I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OYVANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 7 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE No 200 Wiley Post Globe Galloper By LEON H DURST Copyright 193J by the Associated Press PAHT V By the time Wiley Post had achieved his position as chief tesc pilot at the Lockheed airplane fac tory at Burbank Cal he had won something of a reputation as a fly er One thing that singled the former farm boy out for attention was the fact that he became a flyer after h3 had lost the sight of one eye in a machine shop accident He is be lieved by department of commerce examiners to he thD only licensed pilot in the country who learned to fly after losing the sight of one eye Post is known to his friends as a very capable pilot but one who often files on hunches Altho the weather may be perfect for a flight if his instinct tells him that hs should not be absolutely refuses to go up Showed Stubbornness One tells the story that Post has no use for a certain type oE plane and that one day ho was ordered to test one He refused saying he had a feeling something would hap pen Finally he was prevailed upon to make the flight and took the piano over the desert wastes of Arizona where he was forced down 15 miles from the nearest house and 25 miles from the nearest town BOOM ST LAWRENCE WATERWAY One Year War Debt Moratorium Goes in Effect IOWA TB TESTS CAN PROCEED ON COURTS ACTION Supreme Court Mandate Dismissing Mitchell Case Arrives DES MOINES July 7 clerk of the Iowa supreme court today received the United States supreme court mandate dismissing the appeal of M J Loftus and other farmers of Mitchell county to re strain state officials from conduct ing tests on cattle for tuberculosis w Assistant Attorney General Earl He landed near a pipelirie which s Wisdom said he considered that he followed to the nearest settle ment thru the heat of a blistering desert sun It was there that his stubborn into play for he refused to move on in the plane until it had been equipped with a newmotor He stayed there for two weeks until a new power plant had been installed and he couldfly away Has Sense of Feel His friends further say that he often fliea by sense of feel and that on crosscountry hops he would neither look at a compass nor pt maps Wiley also is known as something of a daredevil altho he has never been known to take any chances un til the groundwork has been laid thoroly Perhaps the daredevil de scription isa hangover from the when was and parachutejumping with the barnstorming air circuses in the southwest Post is exceptionally tboro in his preparations for any undertaking He neither smokes nor drinks be cause he doesnt believe such habits fit in well with good flying He keeps himself in good physical trim at all times and altho he is but 5 feet 5 inches tall none of the menial or physical tasks of flying tire him Hard to Get Up Russell Pecht who worked with Post on the coast points out that one of the most difficult things a flyer faces is taking off a ship heavily laden with gasoline When a plane is heavily loaded with gas it takes tremendous exer tion to get the tail up Pecht says Only those who have taken 600 gallons of fuel off the ground in a ship like the Winnie Mae know how a man has to push on that stick He must have the muscles of a weight thrower and if he doesnt get it up its too bad Ive known pilots to take a Lockheed off with 600 gallons and sit there in the cockpit for minutes after they arc in the air almost exhausted Post knew what he was goingup against and he prepared for it Not by any special exercises or training but by keeping himself in first class physical condition over along period of strenuous flying Tomorrow Post and Gutty a smooth worltlng team the mandate automatically dissolved stay orders issued in 11 counties and that tuberculosis testing could now proceed in those counties Stay Orders Issued In the event that further action is necessary however he said that he would ask the state supreme court to dismiss the order Counties in which stay orders had been issued included Tama Chicka saw Jefferson Des Moines Floyd llenry Bremer Grundy Delaware Fayette and Black Hawk The Iowa supreme court issued the stay order pending the decision of the United States supreme court in the Mitchell county case Reversed Decision The Mitchell county district court granted the injunction but the supreme court reversed the decision upon appeal by the state The state courtheld thatthelaw tutional and that the test was re liable useful and advantageous after a the testimony The Mitchell county appeal to the United States court was dismissed for want of a substantial federal question The court cited a decision m a Wisconsin case and iff one oth er instance in substantiation of its decision Vanderbilt Is Just Seeker of Publicity So Says Arno Back in New York With New Reno Divorce NEW YORK July 7 Peter Arno cartoonist and Mrs Florence Rice Smith were back home today with respective Reno divorces and avowals they would not marry each other Mrs Smith former wife of Syd ney A Smith New York broker and daughter of Grantland Rice the sports said I never want to see a wedding ring again Mr Arno whose marriage to Lois Long writer was also dissolved by the courts told his version of the fiasco with Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr Vanderbilt has a mania for pub licity Mr Arno said He is now writing a play about Reno He is a completely frustrated human be ing His only satisfaction is when his name is plastered on front pages Arno denied any kissing episodes with Mrs Vanderbilt and said that he took Vanderbilfs threats lightly There was no gun play Mrs Smith said she wanted com pany on the long train rido an was glad Mr Arno was along W are good friends she added AGTIONOELAYED UPON FALL CASE Government Counsel to Ask Fulfillment at Once of Sentence Woman Shot 9 Times in Grappling With Burglar CHICAGO July 7 Mary Miraglia 68 was shot nine times early today when she grappled in the dark with a burglar who en tered her bedroom None of the nine shots inflicted a serious wound The assailant escaped US AND CANADA ON WHEAT GROUP SubCommittee Will Report to Standing Body of Conference LONDON July 7 Australia soviet Russia Hungary and the United States are repre sented on a special subcommittee formed today by the standing com mittee of the conference of wheat exporting nations It will consider means of estab lishing the international clearing house for wheat information recom mended by the international wheat conference last May reporting to the standing committee tomorrow AUNT HET By RobevtQuillen It aint the that husbands hate They hate to go along because theyre ashamed to be stingy in the presence o clerks FARM GROUPS TO FIGHT INCREASE National Committee to Meet in Des Moines on Rail Freight Rates DES MOINES July 7 national committee of farm organ izations will meet here July 15 to inaugurate a campaign against a 15 per cent freight rate increase asked by the nations railroads The committee composed of state farm organizations in Mon tana North Dakota South Dakota Kansas Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa Illinois Indiana and Missouri will be augmented by other groups Ralph Snyder chairman and presi dent the Kansas Farm Bureau annbunced WASHINGTON July 7 tice Bailey of the District of Colum bia supreme court postponed action in the ease of Albert B Fall un til Thursday Government counsel had an nounced they would ask Justice Bailey today to order that Falls sentence of a year in prison hi carried out The hear ing was put off because of other cases Fall was convicted of receiving a bribe from Edward L Doheny in connection with the lease of a nav al oil reserve during the Harding administration Lowest Temperature in Iowa for Day Set at Forest DES MOINES July 7 Tern pcratures ranging from a low of 4 degrees at Forest City at 90 at La moni and Burlington were recorde in Iowa for the 24 hour period end ing this morning the weather bu reau announced Clarinda with 03 of an inch re ported the only rainfall Body of Cedar Rapids Man Gone Since June 30 Taken From River CLINTON July 7 body of W A Witzigman 60 Cedar Rapids insurance man who disap peared June 30 was found in the Mississippi river here late yester day The body was not identified until today Witzigman was cashier of the Peoria Life Insurance company He came to Clinton frequently to visit the grave of Ms wife who died five years ago Six children survive Burial will be made here Tucsdav Are You a High School Boy Turn to Page Four and Read About The National Intelligence Test Under the Auspices of Thr GlolieGnzette A trip to Italy this summer for six boys from six different sections of the country Eight Cash Prizes for North Iowa Contcslanls SIGN ACCORD ON MORATORIUM ANIREVV MELLON PREMIER LAVAL Financial Man Who Went Into Diplomacy Ends Job Mellon at Last Free Take Long Delayed Vacation WASHINGTON July 7 A financial man who turned diplomat at T6 to work for a world debt loliday today was free for his va cation interrupted by the most tense international negotiations of recent years Andrew W Mellon has handled more millions in private business and more billions in his 10 years as secretary of the treasury than he average imagination can con ceive But official Washington was worried about the health of the ven erable cabinet official as the ter rific strain of the Paris negotiations continued day by day with a pres sure that was putting a mark on much younger men Constantly in Conferences Mellon reached Paris June 20 af ter numerous conferences with the British government From that day he has been almost constantly in conferences that often ran well past midnight and between times talking to Washington on the transAtlantic telephone From Paris came reports of ad miration for Mellons continued evidence of wiry strength His Washington friends shared this admiration and had an explan ation for it They said Mellon calm and unexcitable probably did less talking and more listening than any other conferee At least thats the way he does business at home Long Day No Novelty A long clay is no novelty to the treasury chief His usual quitting time is 6 oclock or an hour and a half after government offices of ficially close In the morning if the day is fair he walks from his home a slim quiet figure attracting little attention on the capitals streets The opinion held of him by many Americans seemed to spread abroad during the negotiations for from a German newspaper came the de scription He is immune from the lure of honors for he is beyond hu man vanities They cannot confuse nor bulldoze him for this 76 year old American is tough as Yankee chewing gum used to working 12 hours a day and is even fresher at night than in the daytime Will Go to Riviera PARIS July 7 momen tuous task completed Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W Mellon will leave tomorrow night for the French Riviera to begin his vaca tion with members of his family He will go to the Villa Maryland at Cap Ferrat and Secretary ol State Henry L Stimson Is expected to visit him after leaving Italy Russian Youths Start on Wheelbarrow Globe Trip SHANGHAI July 7 Another dash around the world has started Two Russian youths hope to make it in three years trundling a wheel barrow Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July the fourth of July and a Sunday come together there just aint anything to do on Mon day but send flowers Fireworks killed and maimed everybody that had a match rip tides in the ocean just wait for a holiday to get their quota and autos got what was left About the only sure way to keep from being hurt on the fourth of July is to par ticipate in one of our heavy weight prize fights Yours WILL SPENCER BANK VAULTS OPENED Million Dollar Contents in Good Condition After 10 Day Cooling SPENCER July 7 cooling for 10 days following the 52000000 fire June 27 the vaults of the Clay county National bank were opened this morning More than a million dollars in cash and securities were found in perfect condition altho the build ing was in the midst of the con flagration June 27 A heavy guard was placed around the charred ruins as the vaults were opened No untoward circumstances was reported as offi cers conducted the salvage work Clean Away Debris Work is progressing on clearing away debris left in the wake of the fire that razed the business section of this city of 5000 inhabitants Temporary buildings have been erected on Fourth street of fire proof material Other new struc tures are rapidly being built and a semblance of normal business ac tivity is taking shape One of the first of the new build ings to be completed and the first to be occupied is that of Red and Al barbers who moved into their new shop a few hours after the fire Complete Theater Plans Announcement wns made today of the completion of plans for twa motion picture theaters and of steps to erect commercial buildings at an estimated cost of Liehenberg and Kaplan of Min neapolis have finished drawings for a 12000 business block to house the Fraser theater and several bus inesses It win be of steel and con crete construction 50 by 142 feet of two stories and basement Its seating capacity will be 700 The McAllister building now being planned will house four la Fag a 2 Calama FRENCH ACCEPT BRITISH PLAN OF MEET IN LONDON Experts Will Work Out Details for Debts Postponement BULLETIN PAIVIS July 7 Havns News agency announced tonight that the French gov ernment has accepted the British suggestion transmitted by Lord Tyrrell British ambas sador for n meeting of treas ury experts In London next week By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JUEGOTIATIONS already have started in Paris for a conference of experts to work out the technical details of applying President Hoo vers moratorium plan and the Brit ish government has renewed its in vitation for a conference of the world powers chiefly concerned In all the capitals Europe anc at Washington the agreement be tween France and the United States was received with great satisfaction London is of the opinion that much remains to he done and Rome has announced that It is ready to par ticipate in any conferences regard ing operation of the plan Must Still Economize The German government in a pro clamatlon has promised that th money released by the moratorium will be used only to assist the coun trys economic recovery warning the German people that they must economize now as never before At Washington Mr Hoover an nounced the agreement with obvious pleasure and the state department has gone to work on the mass of detail which probably will occupy it for weeks Greatly fatigued by the strain the day and night work more than two weeks on the plan the president smiled as scores of newspapermen filed into his private office at p m Monday He immediately be gan readinga formal statement an nouncing the accord Stock Markets Kise Almost simultaneously on the other side of the Atlantic Premier Laval announced the United States had accepted the French formula v Stock markets In the principal TCuropean cities rlacted encourag ingly to news of the accord prices rising sharply at the opening in Ber lin London and Paris and settling to a firm trend which lasted thru the day New York advanced in the morning but reacted later in the day due to profit taking The Berlin boerse prices were up 1 to 5 points and day to day money cased ranging from 8 to 10 V per cent There was a general upward trend in Paris the London market was strong and on the New York stock exchange prices moved up CTnm n 2 Cnllimn 31 Plan Signed After 11 Day Negotiations Mellon Breaks Pen in Affixing Initials to Accord USAND CANADA ARE THOT NEAR TO AGREEMENT MacNider and nerridgei Talk With Hoover at White House KANAWHAN DIES AFTER ACCIDENT Yepson Fatally Hurt When Blowout Ditches Auto Near Goldfield PARIS July 7 interna tional agreement suspending pay ments on all intergovernment war debts arising from the World war until July 1 1932 was in effect today as a means of resuscitating the economic life of Germany and the entire world American and French delegates after 11 days of stubborn negotia ions signed an accord shortly be ore midnight which accepted Pres dent Hoovers offer to defer remit ances on interallied war debts for one year providing Germanys rep arations payments also were post poned AH other nations affected 3reviously had signified their ac ceptance The protocol of the accord was initialed in the red drawing room of the ministry of the interior by Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W Mellon and Ambassador Walter E Edge representing the United States and by Premier Pierre Laval Foreign Minister Aristide Briand Finance Minister Pierre Flandin and other officials repre senting France Handed Another Fen As Mr Mellon started to affix his initials the pen broke at A W and Premier Laval smilingly hand ed him another When all was done M Laval grasped Mr Edges ham with emotion and Mr Edge replied with a mere beaucoup Glasse of champagne and orangeade gracei the conference table The text of the agreement lists the following chief stipulations 1 Payment of intergovernmentn war debts is postponed from July 1 1931 thru June 30 1932 2 Germany will pay the uncon ditional annuity of the Young plan to the bank for international settle ments which in turn will reloan it to her 3 The suspended payments wl be subject to interest and will be repayable in 10 annual installments beginning July 1 1933 Premier Laval Issued a state ment pointing out that Franco hac safeguarded her interests but hac extended the olive branch to Ger many Would Maintain Solidarity Vlt is an adhesion which conse crates a heavy sacrifice for our country he said It will bo un derstood that the government wished to maintain that Franco American solidarity which is a con dition of international cooperation more than ever necessary for peace It will be observed that the gov ernment has not allowed Frances sacred right to reparations to be limited If from the accord confidence Is born again in the world our ges ture will not have been in vain And if in Germany the bearing and sense of our generous attitude is understood a new era should be open for the two peoples Mr Mellon and Mr Edge col laborated on a statement expressing similar sentiments Appreciation Is Expressed The American negotiators ex press to the American public their happiness on this occasion they sold and their appreciation of thi generous efforts of the French gov ernment to reach an agreement des tined to rehabilitate the financia structure of the world Three points not affecting the United States are still to h threshed out by signatories of the Young plan and the world bank These are Measures to aid coun July T Strong indications were evident in official circles today that Can ada and the United States were making progress toward an agree mcnt to proceed with the St4 Lawrence water way project Hopeful inti mations that Pre mier Bennett of Canada would ba willing to puslV forward the wa terway projects have reached tha Washington gov ernment lunford MacNider Col Hanforti lacNlder American minister ten Canada and Major W D Canadian minister to the United tntes talked with President Hooveu at the white house today but therq vas no official statement as to tha uirpose of the visit Acting Secre tary Castle of the state department described the visit asof no signifi cance but officials said it could ba assumed that the waterway project wan discussed GOLDFIELD July Jasper Yepson 69 retired merchant of Kanawha died here yesterday after noon from injuries received yester day morning as the car in which he was riding turned over The cause of the accident was a tire blowout Mr and Mrs Yepson were re turning from a weekend visit at Yetter when a tire on the car blew out near the Ole Lerdal farm on primary road No 10 The auto ran into the ditch turning on its side Several cars happened to be near the scene of the accident and re moved the injured persona and rushed them to a local physicians office where Mr Yepson died Several broken ribs and a broken collarbone were suffered by Mr Yepson together with internal in juries and bruises and cuts Mrs Yepson suffered minor bruises and cuts The Studebaker sedan in which they were riding was not badly damaged Funeral arrangements have not been completed but it is Turn to Tncfl 2 Cohtmn Markets at A Glance expected wha NEW YORK leaders on profittaking rails sag realizing extensive Foreign ater ling and French franc gain weak stock mar ket firmer spot mar kct steady European buying CHICAGO easiness ens markets light country of burial will be in Kana ferings FLYERS TIRED OF BEING SHOWN OFF Post and Gatty Meet Byrtf on Return From Capital Reception NEW YORK July 7 Post and Harold Gatty who girdled Lhe earth by air today met the man who has flown over both ends of the earth Rear Admiral Richard E Byrd The meeting took place in the of fice of William H Todd shipbuild er on whose yacht the flyers spent ast weekend Im sorry I couldnt be at tha rield when you landed Byrd told Post and Gatty Ill take this op portunity of congratulating you I guess you must be pretty well tirecl out by now by all this Thanks Post replied Its get ting worse all the time Post and Gatty returned by train this morning from Washington and after breakfast went back to bed to rest after the rigors of their re ception In the capital Their engagements today in cluded a call on the Australian con Gatty being a Tasmanian To night they will be guests of honor at a banquet given by the aero nautical Chamber of Commerce ofi America where they will receivo he greetings of leaders of the ay lUion industry Council Bluffs Seeks Third Man in Robber COUNCIL BLUFFS July 7 With Henry Botroff and Herman Banning of St Joseph Mo Iden tified a participants in the robbery of the Murdock Nebri bank June 27 police Tuesday wera seeking a third man involved roff and Banning were arrested ai Shenandonh Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday cooler in extreme east portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi1 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 85 Minimum in Night 51 At 8 A M Tuesday 70 When the wind persists from the north the result is almost always weather SucK has been the case for the past or six days Since the hot wavs was broken by a storm on tho af ternoon of July 1 there has not been a temperature higher than 89 and all this time the wind has been out of the north It continued so TUCS day forenoon 1 ;