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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT HAKES ALL MOUTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 9 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 176 Coolidge in Picture Yet Politicians Continue to Whisper His Name By CHARLES P STEWAIIT ASHINGTON June 9 Altho it is hard to think how Cal vin Coolidge could be worked into the 1932 re publican presi dential picture the fact remains that he is men tioned by G O P politicians in con nection with it quite frequently They do it only whisperingly of course one would hardly ex pect a republican regular to ex press himself openly to any other effect than favorably toward Pres ident Hoovers Venomination In surgents are ready enough to pro claim their opposition to him but Mr Coolidge would suit them no better In fact the Coolidgeites are so cautious that one might almost having heard them aright were it not that dispatches from French Lick referred to covert hints in the Northamptonians direction by several G O P governors dur ing the convention of state execu tives at the Indiana spa A mutter ing which was audible also in French Lick cannot be altogether imaginary here in Washington THERE are influential in divtduals among the republican leaders who would like a presidential candidate other than Mr Hoover next year is not a circumstance to be surprised at It was very well known that the Californian was nominated much Turn to Face 5 Cnlumn HAU PEAKS Congressman Assured That Hospital SiteWill Get Consideration By RADFOItD MOBLEY Staff Jloprcscntatlvc WASHINGTON June Con tinuing efforts initiated by Mason City representative Congressman Gilbert N Haugen today conferred with veterans bureau officials in the interest of selecting the Clear Lake site for the veterans hospital to be built in Iowa Haugen said he was given as surance that Clear Lake would be given full consideration as the building site but nothing definite will be announced until the hospit alization board meets in the near future to consider reports on var ious suggested sites Haugen said officials seemed to favor a site near the veterans of fice at Des Moines but had not de cided finally on that selection The Clear Lake site is conceded to be one of the best and has a good chance I believe Haugen said Mr Haugen will leave for home tonight Hunt Former Janitor in Slaying of Maid at Apartment House CHICAGO June 9 Alex Oberg 28 former Janitor was Eougnt today for questioning in connection with the slaying of Kulzer 20 housemaid whose mutil ated body was found yesterday in the basement of a north side apart ment house Police said they be lieved Oberg slew the girl when she rejected his offer of marriage AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Bill could give his wife a nice allowance but it makes him feel more important to have her come an ask for ever nickel she needs PLAN IOWA CHILD HEALTH STUDY Two Oklahoma Officers Charged With Murder FACE TRIAL FOR FATAL SHOOTING OF 2 STUDENTS AntiAmerican Feeling in Mexico Spread by Tragedy ARDMORE Okla June 9 Murder charges were filed here today against Deputy Sheriffs Wil liam Guess and Cecil Crosby for the slaying early yesterday of Emilio Cortes Rubio young cousin of the president of Mexico and his chum Manuel Gomez The officers professed to wel come the charges in order that they might prove in court their contention that Guess fired after the youths had wielded pistols A preliminary examination was sat for this afternoon before County Judge Charles N Champion The charges were filed by Mar vin Schilling county attorney after both Gov William H Murray of Oklahoma and Senor H Valdez Mexican consul at Oklahoma City had made formal requests for a vigorous investigation and prosecu tion if such were deemed necessary Schilling said he would offer evi dence at this afternoons hearing altho the officers might waive an immediate defense They will be tried quickly he said soon after the opening of criminal trials scheduled for June 22 Senor Valdez was on hand to rep MEXICO AROUSED MEXICO CITY June 9 patches from Morelia to the news paper La Prensa today said news of the killing at Ardmore Okla yes terday of Emilio Cortes Rubio and Manuel Gomez had aroused consid erable antiAmerican sentiment The two boys were the only sons of prominent families in Morelia and it is feared that antiAmerican demonstrations may occur when the bodies are brot home for burial Headlines in Mexico Citys news papers this morning referred to the killings as brutal and barbarous El Nacional a government organ called the shooting a barbarous as sassination by a United States sher Tum to race 2 Column 3 EXDRY AGENT ACCUSES CHIEF Former N Y Administrator Files Charges Against Seymour Lawman NEW YORK June 9 Maurice Campbell former prohibi tion administrator for the New York district disclosed today that he had some weeka ago filed speci fic charges with President Hoover against Seymour Lowman assist ant secretary of the treasury ac cusing him of insincerity with re gard to prohibition enforcement and of dereliction in office Major Campbell made public his charges which Included correspond ence between himself President Hoover and Andrew W Mellon secretary of the treasury written last month Awaited Investigation In a statement today Major Campbell said I have waited before taking ac tion myself in the hope that some of the ardent prohibitionists whom it might be supposed desired rigid enforcement would press for an in vestigation However as this has not hap pened I decided to make the charges against Seymour Lowman myself and so filed with the presi dent on May 7 last eight specific charges which I said I was pre pared to prove Mellon Replies Major Campbell said that on May 12 he received a letter from Secre tary Mellon in response to his letter to the president in which Mr Mel lon said he had made an investiga tion to the allegations and deter mined they xvere so 111 founded as not to warrant a reply Then Mr Campbell wrote again tothe president He said millions ot people in the United States believed that the conditions he described ex isted and that the secretary of the treasury was justified in his findings he Major Campbell should be branded a coward and NO OF EATS Associated Press Photo Several prominent Kansans including Vice President Curtis gath ered at Emporla Kans for the dedication of a wading pool None made speeches but all enjoyed the free Ice crcnm Left to right Curtis Uam Allen White Emporia editor Gov Harry Woodrlng Congressman Homer Hoch and Senator Arthur Capper Science Keeps Busy With Its Netv Forms of Magic Lightweight Some of Marvels Aluminum building beams lightweight concrete stainless steels glass partitions furni ture made from new molding are some of the chemists latest contribu tions to Industry Arthur D Lit tle tells in the following story of the scries on whats going on in the world how articles may be rubber pluted about the production of nlcohols from waste gases syn thetic lubricating oils and many other items of chemical magic By ARTHUR D LITTLE Copyright 1D3I by the Associated BOSTON June 9 chemistry is still living up to its reputation as a creative science is shown by the many interesting re cent developments for which the workers in chemical laboratories are largely responsible New problems and new opportuni ties for the architect are presented by the new materials of construction which chemistry has recently made available Among these are the stainless steels employed to such striking effect on the upper reaches of the Chrysler building structural Ibeams of aluminum whichpermit great saving in weight new types of concrete in which the weight has been reduced as much as 40 per cent quick setting cements a new gypsum product of approx imately twice the compressive and tensile strength of high grade mold ing plaster and much harder new varieties of paints and varnishes made from synthetic resins having glycerine as their base and requir ing application neither lin seed oil nor turpentine and what Is perhaps still more significant struc tural units of glass for partitions and outside walls Speed Up Processes j We are at the beginning of a phenomenal development in the al ready important industries employ ing plastics and many new types of the synthetic resins which form the base of these molding compounds are already available are soon to be familiar to us in furniture in wall panels and even in molded dolors in addition to a multitude of smallers products from ash trays to tableware Chemists have also been doing surprising things with both petro leum and rubber They have devel oped accelerators which so speed up the process as to treble the output of a tire plant they have provided antloxidants which greatly prolong the life of rubber they have devised means for the electrodeposition of rubber by which articles may be rubber plated Of greater Import ance perhaps ia a process by which a rubber lining for tank cars and chemical equipment Is firmly and permanently joined to the steel or other metal Use Waste Gases In case of petroleum we find the chemist now producing a EC Turn lo Inge 2 Column 2 2DEADM18 AS SUB SINKS OFF CHINA British Underwater Boat and Merchant Ship Collide T ONDON June S admU J1 aity announced today that the British submarine Poseidon one ol the largest in the fleet had been sunk in a collision near Weihaiwei on the north shore of the Shantung peninsula in China Five officers and 26 men were saved but two died after theywere rescued Eighteen men are still missing The submarine collided with a merchant vessel 21 miles north of Weihaiwei early this afternoon The admiralty announcement said vessels which had gone to the scene of the collision included the Ber wick Cumberland and Hermes The Poseidon was launched at Barrow Eng on June 21 1S29 She was 260 feet long with a 28 foot beam Her armament consisted of one 4 inch gun and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes six forward and two aft The accident is the second of its kind within the past month A Russian submarine sank dur ng maneuvers in the Gulf of Finland during fleet maneuvers The soviet government has been reluctant to discuss that accident but other ves sels of the fleet have been dragging the gulf for the hull since the ship was lost Martindale Defends Federal Farm Board LEMARS June 9 U W T Martindale field service director of the American Farm Bureau federa tion defended the federal Farm Board here Monday and warned farmers against propaganda of cooperative marketing enemies Harold Bell LATEST NOVEL Starts Soon PRESIDENT MAY NAME GROUP TO STUDY FINANCES Farm Bureau Asks Hunt for Some Method to Stabilize Dollar June 9 V ident Hoover has under consider ation appointment of a commission to study means of stabilizing the pur chasing power of the dollar For the last three years the sub ject has been studied by some of tha 3est American minds While some progress has been made it has been confined largely to appreciation the need of equilibrium in price levels particularly on commodities Financiers jurists international lawyers and farm organizations lave been doing some research Rep resentative Ramseyer of Iowa a member of the house ways and means committee undertook a study of the problem at the request ot the Iowa Bar association a year agp Conducts Inquiry The stable money association headed by Frederic A Delano of Washington D C and listing among its peronnel scores of nation al figures is conducting an inquiry The American Farm Bureau fed eration appealed to Mr Hoover to designate a commission to find a solution to the fluctuation in money values and a possible remedy to prevent corresponding influence on commodity prices Previously off clals of1 the feQeratlon iiiade tha suggestion and he asked them to re turn this month to discuss the mat ter They said unstable purchasing power wos more responsible foi rises and falls in price levels than the law of supply and demand Ser ious evils they stressed attended wide fluctuations in the general price level They urged a commis sion be designated cnTnnpseci of bankers economists and leaders in industrial and farm groups Basis of Life Owen D Young one of the found ers of the Stable Money association in discussing the problem said the stability of money goes to the very basis of life and when any sudden change affects the purchasing power of money it touches every kind of moral question and every kind ot obligation Representative Ramseycr sa that the question presented new thot in the field of economics and ex pressed the hope that many of the existingills in the economic struc ture of the world would be elimin ated as a result of the study being given by leaders in various commer cial enterprises Bruening and CoOperation Invite MacDonald Henderson to Come to Berlin SOUTHAMPTON Eng June 9 Heinrich Bruening and Foreign Minister Julius Curtius of Germany started home today closing a visit which they hoped will mark a new beginning of inter national cooperation While they talked with the heads of the British government at Chequers over the weekend they Prime Minister Ramsay Macuonald and Foreign Secretary Arthur Henderson to Berlin soon to renew discussion of the economic problems of the two nations The British statesmen accepted but they have not decided when they will make the trip Gratified and Encouraged Before he left London this morn ing the chancellor said We arc gratified and encour aged The conversations which we had with Mr MacDonald and Mr Henderson will do much to forward international cooperation in these difficult times We hope your prime minister will pay us a return visit soon The Informal conferences at Chequers have created speculation regarding tne possibility of a new deal on interallied debts and Ger man reparations Londons news papers devoted considerable space this morning to discussion of that possibility Curtius End Conference joys BEVERLY HILLS Cal June The government floated an 100000 loan the other day and Al Capone took most of it himself There is the guy that should he ecretary of the treasury Just Him lim over the country and split the profits with him I see by todays statistics of whac he soldiers have done with theii ate bonus money a big item is ser md hand cars Sorry to hear that Ve havent got 20 men in America hat are well enough off to support me Yours ITALY REPLIES TO PAPAL PROTESTS Regrets AntiCatholic Riots but Claims Vatican Violated Pact ROME June 9 reply to the Vaticans recent notes of protest which followed dissolution of Catholic clubs for laymen ex pressed regret at antiCatholic dis turbances but added that the Italian government protested that the Vatican had violated the lateran treaty and concordat It was delivered by Count DC Vecchi the Italian ambassador to Cardinal Pacelli the papal secre tary of state Archbishop Borgongini Duca papal nuncio met the ambassador at the Vatican and the three stateamen conferred for more than an hour Markets at A Glance NEW YORK leaders sag 1 to 4 points rails and for eigns advance realizing re duces advance CHICAGO rains Canada and bearish winter wheat estimated steady beneficial rains Kansas to lower to lower MAY STOP PAYMENT LONDON June 9 pos slbllity of suspension of debt Tpay menta to the United States occupiei a large part today in newspape speculation over the results of weekend conference between Ger man and British officials The Daily Mail featured a dis patch from the Vosslche Zcitung o Berlin predicting that the Reich would demand postponement of th Turn In Iage 2 Column 4 ANDERSON WINS IN MINNEAPOLIS Voters Elect Labor Indorsee Mayor for Second Time in History MINNEAPOLIS June 9 neapolis voters for tne second timu in the citys history yesterday elec ted a laborindorsed candidate for mayor William A Anderson an attorney and former North Dakotan won an overwhelming victory over George E Leach former mayor in the municipal election Unofficial returns gave Anderson n margin of 27854 Andeson received 73072 votes and Leach 45218 complete unofficial returns showed Anderson who has practiced law here for 37 years was picked by labor organizations to make the race at the primary when he lee eight candidates He is chairman o the farmerlabor state central com mittee KENSETT CHILD DIES OF SHOCK Maynard Witham 12 Killed by Touching Power Line Near Ft Dodge FORT DODGE June 9 Dard Witham 12 Kensett was electrocuted last night when he touched a 660 volt power high line while climbinga tree at the home of his brother Hugh seven miles northwest of here His sister found the body His mother three broth ers and two sisters survive Impeachment Articles Against Governor of Tennessee Defeated NASHVILLE June 9 impeachment articles against Gov Henry H Horton were defeated by the Tennessee house of representa tives today The vote was 40 for impeachment and 56 against After voting down one article Friday the house of representa tives took up the seven remaining charges nt one time today and de feated them simultaneously Motion to formally reject the ar ticles for all time carried 53 to 45 OGERS A mi NEW GAS RATE CONSIDERED BY LOCAL COUNCIL S01 i c i t o r Is Instructs to Draw Up City Ordinance THE city council at a meeting Tuesday afternoon at the cit hall instructed the city solicitor Harvey Bryant to draw up an ordi nance conforming with the new pro posed gas rates to be submitted a the next meeting of the council foi adoption The new proposed rates were sub mitted before the council at a meet ing on June 1 with a communica tion from Frank J Hanlon presi dent of the Peoples Gas and Elec trie company but no action was taken at that time Mr Hanlon was present at the meeting of the coun cil Tuesday afternoon and explainoc some of the details of the proposcc rates and enlarging upon the facts given in his communication lasl week Is Without Cost The only possible increase in bill would come thru the use of the minimum rate Mr Hanlon said anr added that only less than one per cent of the residence users wouk be less than the minimum Only if persons were away part of the month would the bill fall below the minimum he said Tho company will disconnect and reconnect the gas without charge if a family cally the office According to a communication from Mr Hanlon to the council the reduction in rates and the greater heat value of the new natural gas will reduce the cost to the average residence consumer from to 212 n month If the consumer uses more than 1200 feet of gas a month the reduction will he even more marked according to Mr Hanlon Rule Adopted Following is the rate as adopted First 400 cubic feet or less Next 1600 cubic feet a month at 14 cents a 100 cubic feet Next 2000 cubic feet a month at 10 cents a 100 cubic feet Next 2000 cubic feet a month at 8 cents a 100 cubic feet Next 94000 cubic feet a month at 6 cents a 100 cubic feet Over 100000 cubic feet a month at 5 cents a 100 cubic feet Minimum The motion to instruct the solici tor to draw up the ordinance was made by Mayor E S Sclby and sec onded by Carl Rye TORNERPICKS15 MEN AND WOMEN TO CONFERENCE Group to Meet Thursday to Draft Plans for Operation MO1NES June 9 A state conference on child health nd protection similar to the na onal conference held by President loover last year was called today y Gov Dan Turner Governor Turner named 15 rep esentatives of various organiza ions over the state and asked them o meet in Des Moines Thursday rternoon At that time they are xpccted to draft plans for a study f child welfare matters A great deal of interest has been Manifest thruout the state on the uestion of child health and protec ion Governor Turner said in his otter to the committee members Officer Commissioned Realizing the good that has come rom the recent national conference naugurated by our president I feel t wise and opportune to cause a tudy to be made in our common vcalth I have commissioned an officer of interested organizations to as sist in planning such study with the thot in mind of ascertaining how and what is now being done for our joys and girls and how such work may be more systematically ar ranged so as to avoid duplication and obtain better results Named to Conference Those named to the conference were Dr Channing G lowa State Medical society Gcira ger Dr L W Snuggins president state dental society Des Moines Mrs W M Larrabee Jr president state federation of Womens clubs Clermont Mrs M P Sum mer president state ParentTeach ers association Sioux City Effie E Doan president state Conference on Social Work Des Moines Dr John H Peck president Iowa State Tuberculosis association Des Moines Prof George D Stoddard child welfare research station State University of Iowa Dr J F Ed wards health and hygiene depart ment Ames Agnes Samuelson state superintendent of public in struction Des Moines Dr Mae Ha benicht director of the state child rens bureau DOS Moines Dr D C Steelsmlth state health sioner Des Moines Mrs More Than 100 Civil War Vets Register at Iowa Encampment MARSHALLTOWN June 0 IT at the fiftyseventh encampment of the Iowa depart ment of the Grand Army of the Republic and conventions of its al lied organizations increased today More than 100 veterans had regis tered and nearly 1000 were here for the sessions of the auxiliaries Governor Turner was to address the veterans today and tonight the annual campfire was to be held commis Bernard Dubbert president state American Legion Auxiliary Mrs B C Hop kins DCS Moines Dr Fred Aloore Des Moines and Mrs S 15 Lincoln Des Moines Three Injured When Cuban Jobless Riot and Defy Policemen SANTIAGO Cuba June 9 Three persons were injured last night when a crowd of unemployed icrsons rioted and clashed with po icc Crying we arc hungry and down with tyranny hundreds of rioters rushed about the streets Breaking window punes putting out street lights and defying police and rural guards IOWA WEATHER Tosslhly local Ihumlcrshoivcrs Tuesday night and Wednesday Somewhat warmer in the cast portion Tuesday night Cooler In tha west nml tho extreme north portions Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday fiS Minimum In Night 51 At 8 A M TuoHriay 07 Monday was the first day in almost a week when there wasnt at least a trace of rain Altho the sun was on the job all day the temper ature failed to get back to summer normal ;