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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ILY FAJ Edited for the Home HAfSUOM E R HIS 4 ART DCPT OF DCS THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 311931 NO 221 Farms Must Diversify South Dakota Solon Says Good Manager Can Succeed CAPONE GETS 2 PLEAS CHANGED By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 31 CPA Any ablebodied man said Con gressman Royal C Johnson of South Dakota can s up port himself and his family on a farm he Isnt too deeply in debt and his taxes arent too heavy A on ec r o p farmer cant al ways His crop may fail or sell for so little that he loses oa it A farmer who diversifies judi ciously is sure of a living He has shelter He can build his own sod house if necessary He is sure of food His own land and labor insure htm a sufficiency of it Oh he can live primitively pretty well and mighty independ ently He can if his creditors and the tax collector dont take all he can produce faster than he can produce it But they do these the west practically with no excep tions WESTERN agricultures standard of living queried the Dakotan he speaks of the east ern farmer as virtually a suburban advanced too rapidly Our entire network of enormous ly expensive rural than any but the biggest cities pavements only a few years has been built since I cost my first vote Our fine central schools with buses to gather the young folks to gether and take them home again are as recent No country town of Tum to Pose 2 Column Lindberghs Entertained byMacNiders in Ottawa DICKINSON WILL ON CHAIN Iowa Senator aiid Harrison Accept Invitations to Argue Tariff WASHINGTON July 31 Harrison democrat Mississippi and Dickinson republican Iowa have accepted invitations to debate the tariff over broad casting system the radio chain an nounced Thursday Harrison challenged the lowan to a debate after Dickinson askec what rates in the HawieySmoct tariff billthe Mississippi senator thot were too high Aug 29 is the tentative date for the broadcast NFORMATIONON CANADA ROUTES OBTAINED BY 2 lyers Expect to Pass Over Wildest North Sections OTTAWA July 31 a J couple of motor tourists stopping o ask how the roads are ahead Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh arrled here today to consult with overnment air and radio officials oncerning conditions over the orthern Canadian wilds which lie n their path to the Orient Time for departure on the next tage of their journey was not an ounced hut Colonel Lindbergh said would not be before tomorrow Their next flight will take them to ioose Factory on James Bay the outhernmost arm of Hudson Bay 61 miles from here From thero on tie route lies over some of the wild st most sparsely settled country n the continent They landed on the waters of tha Ottawa river at the Rockcliffe air tort here at p m Iowa time after a leisurely flight rom North Haven Maine whicn hey left at p m after say ng goodbye to their infant son and Mrs Lindberghs parents at tho ummer home of Senator Dwight V Morrow A crowd of 1500 was at the alr rart to welcome them including Col Hanford MacNider United States minister to Canada and Mrs Mac at whose home the Lind jerghswlU stay while in Ottawa Mrs Lindbergh piroved her skill as a radio operator during tho light from North Haven by send ng frequent bulletins reporting the progress of the plane Officers Will Take Escaped Convict to McAlester Prison QUINCY HI July 31 Jfthoma authorities were enrout here today to return to the Me Alester prison Hugh Pierce alia Jimmy Moore escaped convict cap tured here late yesterday Authorities said Pierce admltte that he escaped from the priso while serving a sentence of 2 years for manslaughter He told of fleers they trapped him before h had a chance to use a gun lyln nearby on a bench in the park in which he was arrested Bert Caves and Leonard Swet arrested with Pierce were suspecte with Pierce of holding up a die game in Keokuk Iowa last wee and escaping with AUNT MET By Robert Quillen My children never done nothin to disgrace me ex cept Emmie Lou never could get the twentythird psalm right an Jeremiah was a thumbsucker an Sam cut a buck tooth like Pas folks GUEST AND HOST COL CHARLES ALINDBERGH Markets at a Glance FLYERS ARE OFF AGAIN FOR NEXT STOP IN IRKUTSK Hemdon and Pangborn 10 Hours Behind Post Gatty NEW YORK July 31 ing Moscow at eastern standard time this morning Clyde Pongborn and Hugh Herndon were only nine hours and 58 minutes be hind the time of Wiley Post and Harold Gatty at the same point of their world flight At one time yesterday on their rrival Berlin they were 21 ours and 38 minutes behind the ecord holders schedule but they ccreased this by spending less time ban Post and Gatty at the capitals f both Germany and Russia Moscow is almost exactly onc hlrd of the way around the world rom New York If Pangborn and Herndon should maintain the same peed over the last twothirds as aey have over the first third they would fail to beat the record of ight days 15 hours and 51 minutes y ten hours and 15 minutes Arrange for Refueling The flight from Berlin required a ttle more than 10 hours and the irst thing they did upon arriving icre was to arrange for refueling o that they might resume their ong hard journey within 3 hours Pangborn said they had aban doned their original plan to make he Pacific crossing la one long hop will fallow route across Siberia and tha Bering sen o Nome They believe they have an cxcel ent chance to beat the mark set by COL HANFOKU MACNIDER NEW YORK J I Case lowest since 1925 rails and for eigns lower trading dull Foreign Ster ling weak bearish private crop estimates steady spot mar ket Coffee Lower disappointing Brazilian advices CHICAGO bearish weather and crop news Corn Irregular July higher covering others lower Good rains southwest to strong to lower MISSING LAKE WOMAN FOUND Mrs Hans Scott Returned to Home After Walking More Than 15 Miles Mrs Hans Scott who wandered from her home a mile and a half north of Clear Lake Wednesday eve ning was found Thursday afternoon walking four miles northwest of Mason City more than 15 miles from home and returned to her home by Officer A R Peterson of Clear Lake Mra Scott objected to being taken back saying she wanted to go on She had been walking most of the night and morning and her clothes were torn and her arms were cov ered with scratches from barb wire fences and brush She was fully dressed except for one stocking She was found when after an all night search near Clear Lake Sher iff G E Cress was notified that a woman had stopped at a farmhouse north of Mason City about S oclock Thursday morning to get a drink of water Dies While at Worlt OTTUMWA July 31 C Fletcher 58 died yesterday while at work removing brick from a house Death was caused by heart disease CORNER ON CORN ENDS WITH Jump of 15 Cents Within 3 Days Reached in Peak July Deliveries CHICAGO July 31 A corner OB corn for July delivery came to an end today with the price at 72 cents a bushel the peak figure which shorts were forced to pay on the board of trade The closing price represented a jump of 15 cents a bushel in the past three days Gift to German Clinic May Be Held Up for Time CHICAGO July 31 The of 1er of Julius Rosenwald mail order magnate and philanthropist to give 51000000 toward the establishment of a child dental clinic in Berlin Germany may be held until the financial chaos in Germany Is righted Dr Michael M Davis med ical director of the Rosenwald fund said today Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS cai July been getting some papers sent to me from up in the north west and I am telling you from the pictures these grasshoppers have laid that country lower than the farm board They just swarm on to a place like farm ers at a free barbecue and leave about as little There is one thing to be said for the grass hopper He has generally oper ated in republican territory Kan sas has been ruined by em as often as by their politicians so thats why the democrats have never paid the bugs much atten tion in fact kinder urged pm on but they never even prayed for anything like this to happen yours WILL ROGERS CARS PILE UP IN TRAIN WRECK NEAR HERE LOG OF HERNDON PANGBORN FLIGHT Time Is Central Standard TUESDAY July 28 a Floyd Ben net field N Y WEDNESDAY July 29 12 p Moylegrovo Ales THURSDAY Tilly 30 p Molegrovo a Croydon airdrome London a Croydon p Temple hof airdrome Berlin p Berlin for Moscow p over Koenigsberg Germany FRIDAY July 31 a at Moscow a Moscow their predecessors because they in tend to make fewer and shorter stops Hnd Excellent Weather They had excellent flyingweath er from Berlin altho there were some headwinds and when they landed both Bald they were feeling fine altho they were looking a bit Torn After leaving here they hope to fly at least 24 hours before landing again That should take them al most to Irkutsk in the middle of Siberia May Circle Globe Agnin HOLLYWOOD July 31 Winnie Mae may fly around thi world again F O Hall has an nounced that if Pangborn and Hern don set a new record Post and Gatty will make a dash for the lost laurels IOWA FALLS MAN CRUSHED BY CAR Body of Floyd Shaner 35 Found Wife and Several Children Survive IOWA FALLS July Shaner 35 was found dead unde his car southeast of town early thi morning He had evidently gone inl the ditch and in trying to right th car it rolled over catching him un der it He was badly bruised o the head The coroner this mornln found it a case of accidental death Shaner is a World war veteran an a member of the local Legion pos He is survived by a wife and severa small children Fourteen cars jumped the triuU when n rigid truck on a Cliicueo fircat Western freight train failed to turn about two miles southwest of Clear Luko Junction Wednesday evcnnc A quarter mllo of track was torn up rails were twisted and tics splintered Tim top picture shows two scctlona of the wreck and the lower one shows u pile ol wrecked cars Probably Showers Saturday Predicts Weatherman Need Is Serious DES MOINES July 31 relief from the torrid heat was promised Iowa until Saturday vhen the weather man said there jrobably would be showers and cooler weather Until then lowans had no other irospcct than a continuation of emperatures that reached 101 de reos in Keokuk and Burlington Thursday Arc Partly Cloudy Northwestern and southeastern xirtions of Iowa were partly cloudy his morning a circumstance the weather bureau said would grow nto an unsettled condition tonight Continued warm weather however was predicted No rain fellin the state yester day making the eighteenth day in some parts of Iowa of high temper atures and rain of little conse quence Face Serious Condition Charles D Reed director of tho federal weather station here said that the northern third of Iowa faced a serious condition because of lack of precipitation and that if rain did not come soon to tho rest of the state all Iowas crops were endangered Observers in Boone reported temperature there yesterday of 107 degrees With the states lowest minimums also recorded at Boone 65 degrees that city had a range of 42 degrees yesterday Nineteen weather bureau station3 recorded readings above 100 At Clarinda Iowa Falls and Al bia 103 was reported Alta Atlan tic Marshalltown Cedar Rapids Davenport and Iowa City had 102 Carroll Fort Dodge and Waterloo 101 and Crcston Inwood Lamon and Council Bluffs 100 Dca had 99 Dubuque with 9J was the only Iowa station reporting a max imum below 95 Two Women Injured in Collision With Wales Princes Car LONDON July 31 Misses Daphne and Beryl Riggs actresses wero undergoing hospital treatmenl today for injuries received when an automobile in which they were rid ing collided with the car of the Prince of Wales who escaped un harmed A third woman who was with them also was injured but none of tliein was badly hurt One of the victims lost several teeth A large section of the paneling on the princes car alongside where he was sitting was ripped away Invitation Two Aviators Americans Are Hailed at Istanbul as Heroes ISTANBUL July 31 lustapha Kemal today invited Rus sell Boardrnan and John Polando ransAtlantic flyers to visit him at Yalova in Asia Minor Istanbul today belonged to Board man nnd Polando who set their black and yellow plane down at the airport yesterday afternoon after a nonstop flight from New York in 19 hours and 20 minutes Everywhere the two Americans were hailed as heroes The front page of every newspaper was given over to their daring feat and about heir hotel crowds gathered hoping to catch a glimpse of them Observe Other Precedent Following one Lindbergh prece dent by setting a mark on the map of Europe and hitting it on the nose Boardman and Polando also observed another They slept last night in pajamas lent to them by the American em bassy just us Lindbergh did when he got his first sleep In Paris under Turn lu Tngft 2 Column NIGHT SHOTGUN RULE ORDERED New York Detectives Wil Patrol Streets to Stop Gangsters NEW YORK July 31 re lentlesa war against the gangster babyshooters of Little Italy Police Commissioner Mulrooney announced that the sidewalks of New York would go under shotgun rule at 6 oclock tonight From tonight until further notice Mulrooney said detectives woulc patrol the city in automobiles armed with high range shotguns We will meet force with force and guns with guns he said in re vealing the new order Previously the motorized detec tives have patrolled the city only from midnight until G a m and have carried only their service pis tols At a police meeting last night Commissioner Mulrooney called on his force of more than 13000 men to brine the gangsters who killed child nnd wounded fotir others on the crowded sidewalks of Eas 107th street to account and orderei them to shoot culprits on sight am shoot them above the waist MOVE PROVIDES URPRISE WHEN HEARING OPENS Decision on Conspiracy Charge Change to Be Given Sept 8 July 81 Al Capone was granted eave to withdraw his plea of guilty to two indictments for violation of the Income tax laws in an unexpected morning court session today Federal Judge James H Wllker son set the case for trial Sept 8 and announced he would reserve decision until that date on the gangsters motion to withdraw his guilty plea on the indictment for conspiring against the prohibition law The court gave its decision short ly after 10 a m having summoned attorneys to his the last minute apparently desiring to avoid the turmoil of crowds that attended yesterdays session Capone Not 1renent Only Michael Ahern was present to represent the gang chief and he took no part in the proceedings Judge Wllkerson gave a brief statement of his decision docketed the case for hearing Sept and nd Journed court Capone was not present U S District Attorney George E Q Jonnson said he expected a trial date woxild be set Sept 8 for late in that month Upon adjourning court yesterday Judge Wllkerson indicated he would give his decision at 2 p m today and the morning summons was a surprise Ina brief statement in open court the judge said he believed the spe cific accusations made by the gnmd jury required a more serious charge than toakconJalnecL Jlquor owans Reassured Hoppers Are Not as Bad as Was First Reported DES MOINES July 31 owans today were reassured that rasshoppers are now a smaller nemicc to western grain fields han entomologists at first reported Secretary of agriculture Mark hornburg said today that while Home damage has been done to ields particularly in Monona and Harrison counties hot winds are more to be feared at this time than loppera He said however that the main ibject now of the offensive against he invaders isto prevent their next year At Mondamin 100 county agents and farm workers Thursday saw oison mash demonstrated as an ef ective weapon against the crop orngers Dr C J Drake state en lomologist warned that altho the danger in Iowa is not yet great im mediate action is necessary to pre sent a more serious recurrence of he grasshopper invasion next year On the South Dakota front Gov Warren Greens committee of 22 met in Huron S Dak to map the extent of the infestation The com mittee also proposed the issuance of county warrants to finance pur chase of livestock feed in the af flicted areas Arrangemfents for a survey of distressed counties were made At Des Moinei Secretary of Ag riculture Mark Thornburg an nounced negotiations for purchase of poison and bran and for the ttse of airplanes in spreading the mash Funds are available under the S50 000 crop pest act and Iowa offi cials plan to distribute the poison Farmers are expected to care for their own fields under the direction of agriculture specialists Nine Arrests Made in Davenport Raids DAVENPORT July 31 Federal and state agents led by James E Rfsden chief of the Iowa department of criminal investiga tion raided several places here late yesterday Nine arrests were made Risden said only small quantities o liquor wero found presented anew before Refers to Agreement Relative to the agreement be tween government attorneys and defense counsel that the prosecu tion would make certain mendations asserted tiylhe defense to mean a lenient penalty Judge Wilkerson observed As the cases are to be trfcd the interests of justice require jthat there be no further comment on the proposed recommendations or ar rangement that was attempted with reference to it It was the courts Insistence yes terday that Capone take the stand personally If he solicited leniency and that all evidence in the cases he presented before him that brot the request of the gangsters coun Turn fo 2 Column Daily Times Plane at Davenport Burns DAVENPORT July 31 Lawrence M Pedigo manager of the Cram field here Norma Koch of Clarence and Louise Lough of Davenport escaped serious Injury1 Thursday night when the Daily Times plane In which they had made a flight was destroyed by fire The motor stopped as the plane landed it backfired when Pedigo attempted to start it again and set fire to the fabric Pedigo was burned slightly as ho pushed tha passengers from the cabin Mine at Knoxville to Be Opened Soon KNOXVILLE July 31 ficials of the Perahingmine said today that the mine will reopen soon Since the closing April 21 between 800 and 900 persons have been fed at a community bread line IOWA WEATHER TJnscttlcd and continued ivarm Friday night probably and cooler Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 100 Minimum In Night 71 At 8 A M Friday 4 BO Fridays maximum was 101 North Iowa has become so used tr torrid weather that the 100 de gree maximum recorded Thursday failed to impress itself in any large degree Friday morning the wind was out of the east and possessed of some pleasantly cooling qualities But no sign of rain ;