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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home s MEM ART EPT OF IOWA LS MOIWCS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 20 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 211 Unions War for Control National Denies It Receives Any Aid From Russia The ninth and final article of a special series analyzing the soft coal mine situation By CHARLES P STEWART PITTSBURGH July 20 i Russian gold repeated Sec retary Vincent Kemenovich of the central rank and file strike com mittee of th5 National Miners union And he laughed No he said it Is not true that Moscow is financing our fight for the workers in the bituminous coal fields But be lieve me wed take Moscows money if it were offered Or any other money to aid our cam paign In fact the National is not above soliciting funds on the William Green streets Several of its collection boxes were confis cated by the Washington police during the demonstration which it atempted in front of the White House in opposition to the recent conference called by Secretary of Commerce Lament looking toward a soft coal strike settlement be tween the operators and the United Mine Workers of America the Na tionals rival organization UNITED MINE WORKERS he it understood is the ortho dox affiliate of the A F of L Too orthodox and too conservative the Nationals leaders charge Any set tlement with the United they add inevitably will be in the compan ies interest The National on the other hand is reputedly Communistic Which is untrue of itas an or ganization says Secretary Kemen ovich Our policies are submitted to no higher authority for approval We do have Communists in our ranks and among our officers but they areCommunists in their individual capacities The essential difference between the National and the United Mine Workers is that the National is fighting for the rights of all its members not merely for Turn to race 10 Column a HALL ON HAVANA TO N Y FLIGHT Lands at Miami to Refuel in Attempt for New Speed Mark MIAMI July 20 W James Goodwin Hall New York brokct and former army flyer landed his monoplane Crusader at the Pan American airport here at a m CST today on his return flight from Havana to New oYrk The pilot immediately rolled his plane to the loading platform for refuelingto continue his flight northward He hopes to lower tho time of his flight from New vYork to Havana Saturday of eight hours and 35 minutes Hall headed northward at a m He said he would attempt to reach Roosevelt field without an other stop On the way down the former army flyer clipped nearly six hours pff the time of the only other non stop flight between New York and Havana made by Charles A Le vine Mabel Boll and Wilmer Stultz in 1828 He also lowered by 46 minutes the time required by Capt Frank Hawkes to cover the distance with two fueling stops AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Plain linen napums aint good enough for Jane now but I knoweci her folks when all of em used their sleeves except the ones that had whiskers SEVEN CREAT POWERS CONFER Old Man Par Withstands Attacks of Golfers MGREGORS 72 BEST WITH HALF FIELD STILL OUT Sherin and Beck Seem Likely Survivors in Qualifying By CARL WRIGHT Sports Editor EARLY qualifiers in the thirty first annual mens state amateur golf tournament were still trying to beat old man par as the sun burned down on the Mason City Country club course Monday afternoon With approximately half the field in the par 71 of the course still stood un defeated Don McGregor of the Des Moines Hyperion course came the closest to equalling par of any of the early finishers His 72 one abovo par was made in 3636 He went one over on his last nine Tied for Second Merle Stimson Waterloo and Pete Jordan Des Moines were tied for second place with 73 Following TURN TO SPORTS PAGE A summary of all the IS hole scores played so far in the quali fying round of the Iowa amateur tourney and stories of Sunday matches will be found on the sports page the pair was Denmar Miller of the Golf and Country club Des Moines with 74 Miller was off his game on the firstnine but toured the second nine in one over par It Was Millers day off after his recordbreaking first round in the proamateur tour ney Sunday He was slicing his drives a number of which ended up in the rough Sherin Near Fore Woodrow Sherin of Mason City wedged his way into the pack of leaders when he posted an early 77 Other Mason Cityans that were close to the qualifying mark were H D Fallows with an 81 and Fritz Beck with 78 Beck appeared tohe safely in the championship flight at a late hour John Vavra Cedar Rapids and Bill McCulloch Sioux City with 76 each appeared to be in with the low qualifiers Dick Tang and Marlon Joslyn of Fort Dodge each shot 77 to tie with Woodrow Sherins mark Dr Paul Barton of Davenport the state champion Art Bartflett of Ottumwa Bob McKee of Des Moines and George Frohweln of Iowa City all had 77 to equal the youthful Mason City ladji score Late in the afternoon it wa3 pre dicted that 81 would be the qualify ing score Markets at a Glance NEW YORK trading dullest in five years German issues react oils advance higher Brazilian selling CHfCAGO large visible sup ply increase good rains south west to lower Police Keep Up Hunt for Bandit Who Shot Pair at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS July 20 While police maintained a constant search for the bandit who shot ana killed E H Peck and seriously in jured Miss Rose Zoller in a local park early Friday morning Coron er R A Vorphal went forward to day with the inquest Into Pecks death Miss Zoller was still in a critical condition Sunday night Iowa Holds Man Wanted for Wisconsin Slaying INDEPENDENCE July 20 W E Thompson of Lancaster Wis was being held in Jail here Mondav awaiting return to Wisconsin for an investigation into a slayinr there WORLD LEADERS SEEK WAY TO AID GERMANY HUGH GIBSON MBR1AND TMATSUDA1RA PHYMANS CHANCELLORBRUEN1NG PREMIER LAVAL MELLON J CURT1US DINO GRANDI Aatociated Proat Photo The talenfs of the worlds leading statesmen have been called upon to solve the financial nroblema of Germany Shown hero arc the prominent figures in the conference Henry L Stimson Andrew W Mellon Japan Navy Balloon Race Winner by 25 Miles GoodyearZeppelin to Be Other Bag in International AKRON Ohio July 20 navy and the GoodyearZeppelin balloons today won the right to represent the United States with W T Van Orman of Akron in the international Gordon Bennet balloon race Lieutenant T G W Settle pilot ing the navy bag ana his aide Lieutenant Wilfred Bushncll cap tured first place in the 1031 nation al eliminations by bringing their bag to earth at 6 a n today at Marilla N Y after covering a dis tance of 215 miles since they tonk off from municipal airport here yes terday evening1 Lands in Ontario Frank Trotter pilot of the Goqd yearZeppelln Goodyear VIII missed the navys mark by 25 miles The Goodyear baglanded at 8 a m at Stevensville Ont 190 miles from the starting point Trot ter with his aide Roland Blair last year captured the national race and held the record among the six competing balloons for continuous hours aloft at the start of the race Detroit Is Third Third place went to Ed J Hill pilot and Arthur Schlosser rl the Detroit who landed about a m at Wesleyville Pa after covering a distance of 110 miles Captain Karl S Axtater and Lieutenant H H Couch Custards Pa in army number 1 at p m Sunday for fourth place and a distance of 80 miles Fifth place went to L P Furcii low and John Reiker the Akron blimp pilots who came down after traveling only 20 miles Peiping and Tientsin Declare Martial Law and Rigid Censorship PEIPING China July 20 Martial law was declared today in Peiping and Tientsin a rigid cen sorship was imposed and the Mnn churian authorities are comman deering military supplies with the evident intention of moving against the disaffected generals In Honan POLICE SHOT IN BANK ROBBERY 6 Wisconsin Bandits Fight Their Way to Escape With GREEN BAY Wis July 20 UP of Police Thomas Hawley and Detective Gus Delloye weru shot in a gun fight with six men who held up the South Side bank at a m today The men ob tained from 510000 to 12000 from the cashier3 cage Assistant Cashier Frank Slupln ski was clubbed on the head with and knocked unconscious by two of the men when he told them there was no more money in the hank A customer of the bank also was badly beaten During the robbery some one tel ephoned the police and when the men left they were met by Chief Hawley and a number of officers The robbers immediately opened fire wounding the Green Bay chief Detective Delloye was shot in the side and his condition Is serious physicians said Detective Captain Margin Burke was badly cut by ftying glass as the police squad car was pierced by bullets from auto matic rifles The men escaped Ruler of the Household receive due recognition In the GlobeOazettes Baby edition Monday July 27 Experts will reveal what type of clothes he should wear to be In the social swim what foods are best and something on the care and edu cation of the child 11 Men Saved From Tunnel in Milwaukee Workmen Face Death When Water Comes Into Shaft MILWAUKEE July 20 Eleven workmen who faced possible death when water flooded a 100 foot completed section of a heating tun nel and the 37 foot shaft leading to It were rescued shortly before lost midnight by 25 members of the Mil waukee fire department They were brot to the surface six hours after they were trapped The men were none the worse for their experience all having suc ceeded in getting into two compres sion chambers when the water started pouring In All were in a hospital today however for obser vation Flowed Down Streets A heavy downpour of rain shortly before 6 oclock last night taxed sewers and water flowed down hillside streets to the shaft at North Fifth street and West Mc Klnley avenue in the commission house district A small dyke around the mouth of the shaft crumbled away and the water poured into the tunnel Fire department pumpers raced to the scene and six hose lines were quickly lowered into the shaft For almost six hours the pumpers were operated at top seep drawing thou sands of gallons of water to the sur face Explored Tunnel When the water had been lowered sufficiently Capt Paul Mueller and Battalion Chief Thomas Wirth went down into the tunnel They explored tho tunnel and learned that all the men had got Into the compression chambers A little later tappings on the steej doors of the chambers gave word that the men were alive The pumping continued untill all but a foot of water had been drawn out Then Captain Mueller and Wirth signalled the men beyond the west door to unlock It and come out Five men appeared Six men were found In the other chamber Henry Ford is reported using can taloupes to make paint The colors should be In good Herald SHDWERS BRING RELIEF TO Lull in Heat Wave Only Temporary Declares Weather Man MOINES July 20 L mer declared a moratorium on weltering temperatures in many parts of Iowa today Thundershowers visited a score of localities Sunday and left in their wake temperatures uniformly sev eral degrees lower than those which seared the state last week In Des Moines and other places ane explanation for the compara tive comfort was the low humidity about 60 per cent of normal C D Reed government meteorol ogist at Des Moines declared that rain in Des Moines and scattered sections would help the corn crop but would not break the heat wave Drops Reported Drops of 20 degrees In tempera tures were reported from Creston and Sioux City Iowa City experi enced a comparative chill when the thermometer fell 22 degrees within a short period as a heavy rain fell An IS degree drop was reported at Des Moines A high wind at Cres ton did considerable damage to trees The heavy downpour at Cedar Rapids tied up traffic in downtown streets when intersections became flooded The roof and two side walks of a small west side garage collapsed curing the storm but no one wa inthe building at the time J3urltngton had light drizzle early Sunday morning but not un til a heavy downpour set in during the eveningdid the city get relief from the near 90 heat The temperature at Sioux City fell from 93 degrees to 86 within two hours Sunday afternoon as the result of cooling breezes Decornh Highest Decorah during the 1 hours end ing Monday morning reported the Tuni to PnBe 2 Column Dick Quizzed on Wisdom of Rate Raising Interstate Commerce Commission Studies Rail Claims WASHINGTON July 20 The wisdom of raising freight rates when gerenal commodity prices are lecllning was questioned today by an Interstate commerce commis sioner considering the appeal of the railroads for a rate increase Commissioner Eastman asked Falrman R Dick J Roosevelt and company New York a witness fa voring the increase if he thot it economically sound to put railroad rates so high compared with other commodities Conhl Not Help It Dick replied the railroads could not help it and that much of the charges was necessary to meet in creased taxes and branch line op erations At the outset of the hearings to lay Eastman had inquired whether the propaganda of the railroads for an increase would not adversely affect Investments Dick replied he did not think so if the increase were granted Commodities Lower Eastman said tonmile charges for freight had increased 50 per cent since 1916 but commodities were 13 per cent lower than at that time I want to know whether you think it economically sound to put rates at such a high figure as com pared with 1916 Eastman asked Dick said he could not answer Do you think it wise for the rail roads originating coa freight to Increase their rotes Eastman asked Dick did not reply lowan Killed in Car Crash in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS July 20 Charles Griffin of Waterloo Iowa was dead and three Minneapolis residents were injured as the re sult of an automobile collision two miles north of here yesterday FRANK MERIIIWKLL Turn to Comic Page TODAY and begin reading about the adventures of FRANK MERRIWELL By Burt L Standish Every Boys Hero Exclusive Daily in the GlobeGazette Seven Others Lose Lives in Iowa Accidents Over WeekEnd IOWA FALLS July Daniel Sweeney Oklahoma City was hilled almost instantly at oclock this morning at the junc tion of the Jefferson highway and No 20 near Iowa Falls when two cars crashed The automobile was driven by her husband who suffered severe culs and a severed artery on the right arm A sou Willie 9 years was badly bruised and a daughter severely cut on her head and shoul der A sonjnlnw of Mr Sweeney escaped injuries Knocked Unconscious Fred Manning of the Waterloo Bottling company was the driver of the other automobile He was knocked unconscious when thrown thru the windshield of the car and suffered cuts on the head and a skull fracture The Manning car was coming from the cast on No 20 and had just reached the point where the Jefferson highway turns to parallel the other road when the car met the Sweeney machine from the west Whether one of the drivers lost control of his automobile or made a turn in the path of the other driver could not be ascertained in a hastj Turn In Pnrc 2 Column STATESMEN AND RSGET Rogers SANTA MONICA CaL July two finest race horsei seem to have taken up the same racket as our prize fighters and wrestlers you win this time and Ill win the next lets tako It easy and look at the dough we can get It Mr Hoover wants to call a cabinet meeting nowadays he would have to hold it in Europe He Is the only member In the U S If we had just donated in cm the price of our long dis tance telephone and cable calls they wouldnt have needed any more help Clarence MncKny made cnoujjh on it already to afford to marry a prima donna Yours WILL ROGFRS Conference Expected to Finish All Its Work This Week JONDON July 20 Minister Ramsay MacDonald iresiding at the opening meeting of he seven power conference of talesmen tonight said If wo annot find a solution of the pres ent crisis nobody can foretell the iclitical and financial dangers vhich will ensue Statesmen of all seven nations met in the prime min sters room They were charged with tho task f r onciling conflicting national ntercsts Into a program of rescue capable of pulling Germany free oC economic catastrophe and at the ame time of lessening financial stress thruout the world Britain prepared for the meeting simply For the first assemblage oC he statesmen held this eve ning in Prime Minister MacDon room in the house of commons no elaborate ceremonial was planned London Optimistic An atmosphere of optimism per vaded London much so hat n diplomatic circles it was predicted the conference would fin ish its job this week This confidence was in large part based upon the elimination from tha program of the troublesome ques tion of political guarantees asked by France from Germany In exchange for her participation in financial aid It was based too upon the knowl edge that the ministers taking part In the deliberations were aware of the necessity of prompt action to relieve all Europe A third factor was the Franco German agreement reached at pre liminary negotiations in Paris that both France and Germany would do everything they could to create con ditions favorable to effective col laboration between them In both the political and economic fields Sessions Divided Only the ministers were Invited to tho opening session over which Prime Minister MacDorinld wag to preside but when the full conference meets tomorrow morningat the Ttirn to rune z rolnmn MODESTO iHALLTOWN Men From Veterans Bureau to Hold Hearings on Tuesday CEDAR RAPIDS July 20 Son Frank T Hincs and the parly inspecting sites for the Iowa vet erans hospital left here by motor about for Marshalltown General Hlncs administrator of veterans affairs Rear Admiral Charles E Rlggs Gen George H Woods and Col John J Phclan plan to stop at Ames on their way to DCS Moines where tomorrow they will hold hearings on the lo cation of the new structure Sunday tho group inspected pos sible sites near Iowa City IOWA WEATHER Fair Monday night and Tuen day little change In tempera STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday Maximum Sunday Dfl minimum In Night 5R At 8 A M Monday 17 Figures for 2 hour period ending at oclock Sunday morning jMavlum Saturday Minimum In Night 57 A most remarkable fact Is that for the past three successive days there has been a maximum temper ature of D9 degrees Similarly the nights mlnimums have varied only one degree ;