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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AH NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBOES HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 16 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 182 Germany in Bad State Situation Described By Visitor Just Returned i By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 16 CPA Without dis puting the genu ineness of Ger manys hard ships the best inf prm ed per haps of all the advisors of the Washington ad ministration con c e r n I ng condl tions in the fatherland takes the view that the B e r 1 in govern ment has adopted a policy of em phasizing them to their mini mum in international negotiations This the adviser believes is done as a means of diverting Teutonic resentment if possible from the government itself into a foreign channel hoping it will dissipate it self thus instead of developing dan gerously at home That there is ground for anxi ety said this authority whom I am not at liberty to name but who re cently returned from a tour of every Important western European country is undeniable More than a fourth of Germanys labor is un employed The other threequarters still suffer from the high cost of living for altho gross commodity prices have declined retail figures are lit CTnrn to Face 1 Column FARMERS OF KBUTLER COUNTY K ASKCONTRAHiS Flfr m e r sTcMon I ijroup Objects to Paying Bureau Pledges ALLISON June 200 Butler county farmers gathered around the office of the County Agent John Mullins here yesterday to demand the return of their Farm Bureau contracts Sheriff Henry W Burma and his deptuy were present altho no violence occurred Tlie contracts signed by members contain a promise to pay 5 annual ly for membership for an Indefinite period until the membership is terminated by request Many of the contracts demanded by the farmers most of whom are now members of the Farmers Union are not at present available altho County Agent Mullins said that within a week he would be able to furnish re ceipts for the contracts A committee was selected from among the farmers and went into conference wjth the agent Monday afternoon The contracts availiable were passed out by townships Monday afternoon Fremont and Dayton and part of Coldwater township members received contracts Mon day afternoon A record of all con tracts returned was kept accord to Mr Mullins The contracts are theonly means of receipt to show the bureau had the privilege of taking for itself the 55 membership fee annually and bureau officials do not wish to give up the contracts without receipts according to local bureau officials lownn Dies of Accident DES MOINES June 16 Reynolds 70 died today of injuries received in an automobile accident here Sunday AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I might of knowed it I told the Society I couldnt give but seventyfive cents to the heathen this year an today I busted one o my china cups AL PLEADS GUILTY Hoover Coolidge Laud Harding Man and Leader FRANKLIN SEES COLORFUL RITES AT CELEBRATION Former Residents Leave as Festivities Come to End TTAMFTON June events of Franklin countys dia mond jubilee last night which ended the two day festivities were char acterized by the same enthusiasm which was a vital part of all the elaborate observances Many for mer residents were on their way home today after participating in the jubilee A feature of last nights program at Mott field was the tribal cere monies and dances staged by the Musquakie Indians from the Tama reservation which were presented with full regalia YoungBear chieftain of the tribe gave a long oration In the Indian language This was interpreted by his son George Young Bear a university graduate George Young Bear described the history of the Sac and Fox Indians of which the Musquakies are a branch These Indians had been paid tribute early in the jubilee program for their aid to early set tlers during a period of drought Horses Are Applauded Cimijottis trained horses from Mason City also came In for a large share of the honors last night Thees horses went thru a series ci complicated maneuvers in unison and then individual ex rumtloHs These Included high trots two steps Spanish trots and char acteristic steps several of which were humorous The Hampton American Legion drum and bugle corps gave a bril liant drill playing snappy marches while going thru a series of intri cate steps Eddie Davenport direct ed a brass band composed of Mus quakie Indiana While the program was being staged on Mott field a band concert was given in the park by the Third district American Legion band Clate A Chenettc widely known musician directs this organization The program numbers included much variety Three Dances Offered Three dances were the final fes tivities of the jubilee These in cluded an old time dance at the Knights of Pythias hall a bowery dance by the Third District Legion band and a dance at Hotel Coonley by the local drum and bugle corps Large imitation diamonds had been placed on the courthouse and lights were played on these The Mason City police force assisted yesterday in handling the large crowds It was necessary to park Tarn ta Pane 4 Column 3 23026 ARRESTED IN IOWA DISTRICT Yellowley Gives Results of Dry Law Enforcement for Five Years CHICAGO June 16 of federal prohibition cnforcemen1 in Illinois Indiana Iowa and the southern half of Wisconsin for five years endingJune 30 1930 ivere announced today by E C Yellowley administrator of the Chicago cen tral district thru the American businessmens prohibition founda tion Yellowley placed the total federal prohibition arrests in the district during the five years at 23026 stilla seized 4662 breweries closed 988 automobiles seized 1285 gallons of alcohol confiscated 431808 gallons of mash 13302551 gallons of malt liquor 1158990 gallons of wine 164534 gallons of cider 3934 Establishments closed under the one year injunctions totaled 4484 Yellowley further cited Sacramental wine withdrawals dropped from nearly 100000 gallons a month In Illinois alone during the year of 1923 to a present aver age of approximately 5000 gallons a month for the entire district Books issued by the government to physicians each containing 100 prescriptions dropped from 24281 to 15254 in 1930 Production of industrial alcohol reduced from 2751930576 to 3 08252081 proof zallons THRONGS SEE PARADE AT HAMPTON PRESIDENT SAW DEAD CHIEF AS MAN BETRAYED Crowds Throng Marion to Witness Tombs Dedication MARION Ohio June 16 tomb of Warren G Harding was dedicated with formal ceremony to day as the two men who followed him into the presidency praised him as a leader and a man Addressing thousands who gath ered at the imposing marble monu ment at the edge of Hardings home city President Hoover and Calvin Coolidge depicted him as a notable statesman who guided the United States thru its postwar troubles be fore he met a tragic end Harding Betrayed President Hoover who as secre tary of commerce accompanied Harding on the fatal trip to Alaska in 1923 saw Harding as a man who Above is shown a few of the 151 units in the Franklin county jublleo nnrado which was 29 blocks long Tho float in the foreground shows the hoop skirt girl representing party dresses of long ago Then comes n stage conch on old school an early lawyer the homo in early lnys the first Franklin county hotel in Chapin early house conveniences nnd in tho background tlio Muson City high school band Shown In the bottom photo is tho 100 piece Mason City high school band followed y Mason City busincfvwnen PICTURE ON PAGE S BABSON SURE OF OUIGK COMEBACK Will Stake Reputation That Business Has Seen Its Worst NEW YORK June 16 W Babson authority on economic problems is willing to stake his reputation that business has seen its worst In a letter to newspaper adver tising executives attending the vention of the Advertising Federa tion of America today he said The recovery will be slow and tedious but the old law of action and reaction teaches now that unapar alleled prosperity will again follow the depression The most conservative econom ists who were bearish a few years ago are bullish now so far as the future is concerned Irrespctlve what happens to the stock market in the next year I am willing to stake my reputation that business has seen its Iowa Temperatures Vary Between Albias 89 and Decorahs 54 DES MOINESJune 16 JBIowa temperatures during the 24 hour period ending Tuesday morning varied from a high of 89 at Albia to a low of 54 at Decorah the weather bureau reported Altho the DCS Moines maximum failed to soar above 87 George Ma honey and George Abernathy were overcome by the heat Six localities reported light rain fall the heaviest being 08 inch at Ft Dodge Rain also fell at Inwood Decorah Dubuque Forest City and Iowa Falls WILL BEVERLY HILLS Cal June 16 Did you read iiow many thou sands Not hundreds but thou sands of students just graduated all over the country in law Going to take an awful lot of crime to sup port that bunch A man naturally pulls for the business that brings him in his liv ing Thats just human nature so look what a new gang we got as sisting devilment all trained to get a guilty man out on a technicality and an Innocent one in on their op posing lawyers mistake This Is the heyday of the shyster lawyer and they defend each other for half rates A mt Markets at A Glance NEW YORK rails overcome early heaviness railroad issues sag rally follows slow decline Foreign Ger man mark strong trade buying and local covering CHICAGO steady Improved Canadian crop reports dry weather south west Hogs steady HURT IN N Y Passenger Jumps Track and Sideswipes Car on Adjoining Track NEW YORK June 16 undetermined number of passengers was injured today when the rear car of a southbound New York New Haven and Hartford train jumped the track at the Woodlawn station the Bronx sideswiped a freight car on an adjoining track and re bounded Into a steel and concrete pillar All windows in the car were broken and the passengers were thrown about violently Rescue work was begun immediately by un injured passengers and railroad men Six ambulances three police emergency squads and a hook and ladder truck were sent to the ac cident Engineer Fireman Killed When Train Runs Into Washout COLUMBIA Pa June 16 An engineer and a fireman wero killed and a conductor injured early today when a 71 car Pennsylvania railroad freight train ran into 1 washout at Manns run about six miles east of here Omahan Charged With Auto Accident Death LOGAN June 10 The death of C Earl Welty of Omaha In an auto accident near Missouri Valley May 33 led to the Indictment Mon day of Harry Lahidus Omaha busi nessman on a charge of man slaughter had a dim realization that he had been betrayed by a few of the men he had trusted after directing the natipn thru the turbulent conditions following the war Concluding he praised Mr Hard ing as a man of a delicate sense o honor of sympathetic heart o transcendent gentleness of who reached out for friendshipwh gave it loyally and generously in hi everythotand deed M Emphasized Accomplishments Coolidge who introduced th president and accepted the tomb on behalf of the Harding Memorial as soclation declared it would be dif ficult to find any peacetime perioi of a little over two years in whici so much that was beneficial was ac complishecl as during his adminis tration Both speakers emphasized the ac complishments of the Harding ad ministration particularly the Wash ington arms limitation conference Neither referred to the scandals which struck the Harding cabinet but the president described his death 03 being hastened by disil lusionment Coolidge said Before he could see the full fruition of his policies fate brot him to a tragic end Greeted By Throng The special train bearing Presi dent Hoover pulled into Marion at p m CST from Indianapolis The president and Mrs Hoover were greeted by a throng as they stepped from the train Former Senator J S Freling huysen of New Jersey recalled thai the nation knew and mournec Warren G Harding as its president I knew and mourned him as a friend Looking back to his yeara oi close friendship with the late pres ident Senator Frelinghuysen said I can testify that he served his country with deep sincerity of pur pose and was animated by a de voted patriotism Certain attributes of his char acter were great humanity and his kindliness His loyalty to his friends a loyalty which he unselfishly gave and which because of its very depth was sometimes abused Thousands of visitors swarmed into Marion today to witness the dedication Troops Control Traffic The streets of the deceased pres idents home town were jammed to capacity from early in the day and Oblo national guardsmen and regu lar army troops from Fort Hayea Columbua were in control of traf fic The tomb containing the bodies of President Warren G Harding and his wife Florence Kllng Hard ing was the magnet toward which the thousands of visitors made their way The tomb gates were open anc visitors walked around the smai amphitheater gazing upon the two black marble slabs which mark the graves A lone tree spreads its fol iage over the graves and out over the top of the open tomb West Union Man Charged With Extortion Attempt WEST UNION June 16 Extortion charges were filed Mon day against Roy Spangler 42 who is charged with asking from Mrs Robert Riche of Oelweln on threats to kidnap her daughter Hoover Gives His Way Back to Prosperity Defends His Course in Time of Economic Crisis By ROBERT S FICKENS Associated Press Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS June 16 lopes and plans for a new prosper ty to be wrought out of great nat ural resources by a courageous peo le were expressed to the nation by resident Hoover last night in on address devoted to the dominant iubject of the depression In the vast nnd profusely decor ated auditorium at the state fair rounds the chief executive spoke o 5200 persons members and ruests of the Indiana republican edi orial association and to countless others over nationwide radio hook ups The chief executive in deliberate and emphatic tones defended hia course in the economic crisis as sailed theoretical panaceas for re covery and gave assurance that ie underlying forces of recovery are asserting themselves The presidential party left this morning for Marion Ohio where later in the day Hoover dedi cate the memorial erected to honoi aia former chief the late Presiden Warren G Harding Should Tnke Lessons After tracing the causes of the de pression to tbe World war and it resultant high taxes huge arma ments and political instability Hoo ver declared the people of the coun try should take to heart lessons be learned from its many phases the experience of this d no only K greatly sober ed and moire e Itelent economic system than L w possessed two years ago but agrea er knowledge of its weaknesses Some of the weaknesses he Uste were Inability of tho federal re serve system to prevent diversion o large sums into wastful speculatio and stock promotion inability o some banks to give proper protec tion to depositors use of commodit and security exchanges for illegit mate speculations dumping o stocks and real estate on a fai market to avoid payment of cap itai gains taxes and inequalitie placed on farmers and home owner by federal and local taxation Has American Plan Describingthe Russian five yea plan as a method thru which Rus sia is struggling to redeem herse from 10 years of misery and starva tion Hoover In answer to Uios who Insist that we produce an ad vance plan for the future develop ment of the United States proposei CAPONE ADMITS TAX FRAUD AND BEER RACKET langster King Throws Himself on Mercy of Court 1 HICAGO June 16 face Al Capone pleaded guilty oday to evasion of income tax laws nd conspiracy against the prohibi ion law Federal Judge James H on will sentence the gang leader une 30 Capone decided to throw himself n the mercy of the courts rather than fight the three Indictments Accused of Conspiracy Two of the indictments charged lim with evading Income taxes on a 0 year income of The other accused Capone of con piring with 68 other men to man ufacture and transport beer in tha Chicago area from 1921 up to tha present time Five thousand separ ate offenses were alleged Capone personally said guilty o each of the three Indictments and three minutes after the hearing had started he left under heavy police guard Maximum RZ Years The maximum possible sentcnca under the income tax indictments is 32 years in prison but the highest ever given ty a federal judge on a plea of guilty waa two years Two of Capones henchmen who fought similar cases recently wero sen tenced to five and three years re spectively while two others who pleaded guilty were given 18 months and a year and a day The maximum under the prohibi tion conspiracy cas e is two yeaHI Turn to FnBO 4 Column 50 NlWANGLES IN GIRLS DEATH Police Hunt Two Men Who Spent Afternoon With Starr FaithfuII MINEOLA N Y June 16 Fifty new angles any one o which may lead to a solution o Starr Faithfulls mysterious death have developed since yesterday af ternoon District Attorney Edward of Nassau county said today The only one of the angles which Edwards would discuss however was the police search for two men described as Jack Grecnaway an Brude Winston with whom the gli had told her mother she spent th ifternoon and part of the evening the she disappeared These men are highly import ant he said If we can find them and find out where Miss Faithful was the day before she disappeared well have the mystery solved I be Hevc Americas Traveling Mayors End Tour of France Start Home PARIS June 16 traveling mayors winding up a toll of France which became a round o receptions and banquets in the honor went to Havre today ti board the liner He De France fo home Many of their new French friend were at the railway station when they left So pleasant was their tri that those who sponsored it ii France are planning to invite IOC American newspapermen to spen two months in France next year Yields Without Fight The gangster whoso word waa dreaded law in the land of gangs wflo had amassed a fortune of mil lions from bootleg liquor gambling vice and narcotic traffics for years and earned a world wide notoriety yielded to the United States government without a fight The federal courtroom waa crowded with an audience eager to witness the closing scene in a great play Capone himself was the principal actor The governments staff ol in telligence men the prohibition in vestigators who spent months build ing up the case that would end the greatest dynasty of liquor and vice traffickers ever known had no part in the brief scene Doffs Straw lint Garbed neat as always in a snuffcolored suit with tan and white sport shoes the bulky king of gangs entered the abdication chamber five minutes before his ar raignment was scheduled at 2 p m He doffed his straw hat as he took n seat with his attorneys before the bar and Joked with them At 2 oclock the clerk began read ing the three indictments returned against him In the last fortnight Twice the big the word guilty at its proper place In the short dia log As the last Indictment was rend Lho clerk paused briefly to catcrj his breath and Caponc anxious to Turn to rasa t Olumn IOWA WEATHER Fnlr Tuesday night not so cool in northeast and enst cen tral portions Wednesday fair with increasing cloudinexs in northwest portion warmer LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 24 hour iod ending at 8 oclock Tuesdajj morning Maximum Monday 81 Minimum in Night fiH At 8 A M Tuesday 68 Precipitation Trace A rain on every day except fouY thus far In June but a total cipitation of only slightly more thari a halfinch thats the weather story of the month Crops are not suffering but Its clearly true that soil conditions are not suitable to enter a period of drought in July ;