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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 24, 1931, Mason City, Iowa o M p A n L 0 H E R I I S V I A T North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS ACOFY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS r JUNE 24 1931 HOME EDITION AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE No 189 Talk Debts Cancelling Proposal of Hoover Brings Question Up Again GLOBE FLYERS ARRIVE IN By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON June 24 CPAI Despite Presi dent Hoovers expressed oppo sition to war debt cancellation diplomats repre 1 s anting tha in terested coun tries in Wash ington evidently consider the sub ject again wide open for discus sion following the white houses proposal a years suspen sion of pay ments to the United States if the countries ow ing us will grant a similar suspen sion of their own reparation claims against Germany While naturally unwilling to talk for publication in confidence these foreign folk are free enough with their forecasts They think the next move will be made by London Ber lin or both and that it will be in the direction of a world economic con ference if possible Failing that it ig predicted that A statesmanship will make war debts and reparations the ti chief issue the disarmament to be held next Febru ary in Geneva It is true that a postponement of this meeting has Turn lo Togo 10 Column SUICIDE LETTERS Grand Jury Probe in Death of Starr Faithfull Continued YORK and Proposal FRANCETHOTTO HAVE PUT FORTH PLAN OF ITS OWN Agrees Something Must Be Done to Help Out Germany By The Associated Press PREMIER LAVAL today handed r to American Ambassador Edge in Paris Frances reply to the Hoover war debt moratorium pro posal It was reported the French set forth In their reply their desire to maintain the Young plan and to insure continued payment of uncon ditional reparations by Germany Chancellor Snowden informed the British parliament that Great Brit ain subscribed wholeheartedly to the Hoover plan and was ready to co operate to bring it into practical ef fect without delay Premier Mussolini accepted the proposal and reserved the liberty of making observations later on the method in which it would be applied A DEAD MAN COMES TO LIFE I liV KIRK STUDIO ALL PICTURES KIRK STUDIO1 FRENCH REPLY PARIS June 24 French reply to President Hoovers pro posals for a years suspension of war debts payments and repara tions was handed to Ambassador Edge by Premier Laval this after noon Accompanied by Marriner counsellor OHN M SMITH center former v candidate for governor Iowa J Theodore I on the farmerlabor ticket is shown for the em taltf life be cause of unrequited love were sub mitted today to handwriting ex perts If the writing in the letters cor responds to the writing in her diary District Attorney Elvin N Edwards of Nassau county will de clare her death a suicide The grand jury inquiry has been con tinued until Friday Dr G Jameson Carr Cunard line surgeon went before the grand jury yesterday and submitted three let ters from Miss Faithfull Are Branded Forgeries Stanley E Faithful the girls stepfather branded them as for geries Detectives who examined both the letters and diary said the writing corresponded e In the upper picture taken m the bassyAmbassador Edge discussed iesldence of Sncriff Peck Hanson thedocument for half an hour with Qf Hancock county shortly before Jil Dallas mitted thereply this afternoon tol charge oVconspiracyto defraud an Ambassador Claudel at Washing lnsurance company To his left is tm ir nverl Hanson and to his right IP Deputy Art Nelson the two offi Explains in Detail ccrs wno took Smith into custody Premier Laval was understood ruesday morning after his to have given Ambassador Edge shrleicg had waked neighboring detailed explanations of the confarraers sx miles northwest of Gar tents which will be given out Fri1 nef He wag boundi nanci and feet day Usually wellinformed quarters and his story was that the three men who have kept me captive in Usually r V I this afternoon stated that the Frencn a dark basement for months tossed repy agreed with President Hoover mfi Qut tneir autOmobile Smith that something must be done to aid p disinfectant and insecticide manu re but m rm Germany and thus Europe but dW facturer at Perry dropped agreed with the presidents plan of signt Feb 3 when his truck tVlP TlrmlOSal Vl A IT1 fl Tl hfi from con carrying out the proposal taining the body of a man believcc The newspaper Intransigeant today says that the main points of the to be he burned on a highway nea Denison A day or two after his French reply to President deman3 Of the insur 29 ritmg corresponaeu the Krencn iuyiy iu The letters were written between Hoovers war debts and reparations ance company the body was dis nn iima nf tiav I interred and was found to be an other person The assumption Is that it was removed from some cemetery The search for Smith has continued since that date with cap ture imminent on a number of occa sions Once his wife was used as a At first Smith refused to May 30 and the time of her dis appearance June 5 One of the let ters was made public severaldays ago It was an apology for being suspension are Respect Young Plan for the frame of the Young plan and a return to this intoxicated on the Franconia May after a moratorium for the uncondi tional annuities France proposes that the 612000000 gold marks Hello Bill old thing Its all up with me now This Is I that the 612000000 gold marks i decoy something I am going to put thru about so represented talk to the ftancock county offi The only thing that bothers me I oinio h ahout only thing I dread is being outwitted and prevented from doing this which Is the only possible thing for me to do If one wants to get away with murder one haa to jolly well keep ones wits about one Its tha same way with suicide If I dont watch out I will wake up in a psychopathic ward but I intend to watch out and accomp lish my end this time No ether allonal or window jumping Oblivion Was Wanted I dont want to be maimed I want oblivion If there Is an after life it will be a dirty trick but I Turn to rnire 2 Column Tern lo Pace 2 Column Albia Gn to Ottumwa as Site of Veterans Hospital uj u OTTUMWA June 24 intend to watch out and accomp Albia Commercial club has given its cials but later he wrote down hi lame on a slip of paper and added You ought to know me Im til governor of Iowa Doctors exam governor ot lowa uucLuia KAam ned him and declared him to be Garner road Smith was found arc excellent actor shown in the two column picture Mr and Mrs Charles Grau along and the orfe column picture is a rc whose farm on the Forest City production of Smiths signature ALIENISTS WILL DECIDE MENTAL STATE OF SMITH Vlan Caught at Garner Ignores Wifes Plea to Tell Story DES MOINES June 24 thorities announced this after noon that John M Smith Perry insecticide manufacturer would un dergo an examination by alienists to determine his mental condition Smith who was found yesterday in a field near Garner was brot here this morning from Adel The decision followed four hours of questioning in an attempt to elicit from Smith information re garding his whereabouts sinco he disappeared Feb 3 when his burn ing truck containing a charred body was found near Denison May BB Feigning The examination started by Dr George Donohue of Cherokee and Max Witte of Clarinda about will be an attempt to determine Smith is mentally unbal anced or feigning Insanity to cvad questioning He was confronted by his wlf and 11 year old son whom he ha presumably not seen since his dis appearance The effects ot tho re union and pleas of his wife to tell his story however failed to break hi silence Questioning during the day was conducted by County Attorney George Sackett and Sheriff C A Knee of Dallas county James Ria den chief of the state bureau of investigation and State Agent My ron Tullar Charges to Walt kW ILL ROGERS POST AND GATTY MAKE FIRST LAP OF RECORD TRY BEVERLY HILLS Cal June 24 time I pick up a paper I see my favorite American citizen Dwight Morrow getting a degree from some more universities He has played a regular circuit of em He has been in his cap and gown more than he has his pants this spring You know its awful hard for these universities to get a good head liner to draw the crowds and pu blicity so when they get one like Mr Morrow they just weigh him down with hokum degrees We are living in an age of publicity It used to be only saloons md circuses that wanted their name in the paper hut now its cor porations churches preachers scientists colleges and cemeteries Yours Take Hillig and Hoiriis Off on NonStop Hop j to Copenhagen BERLIN June 24 Wiley Post and Haftld Catty American roundtheworld flyers completed the first lap of their world girdling night at p m p m GST landing at Tempelhof air field after making stops at Chester Eng and Hanover Germany The airmen circled the field in a round of honor before descend ing where Clarence A Chamberlin and Charles Levine completed their New York to Germany flight in 1927 i Lufthansa officials welcomed the airmen with two big bouquets while airport officials were on hand with a bottle of champagne It was almost 24 hours to the minute since their departure from Harbor Grace on their round the MY CONSCIENCE is CLEAR SAYS wo agi question of Murdered Boy Taken to Scene of Crime G E CRESS and state Wednesday continued to W Orville Anderson in LOG OF WINNIE MAE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Time Is Central Standard Juno 33 a off from Iloose vclt Field N Y a at Harbor Grace N F 128 p off lor Berlin Juno 24 11 nenr Chester England n off for Berlin a at Han over p off for Berlin p mTandefiyit Tempel hof airdrome Berlin world flight that Post and Gatty set the wheels of their plane down fice without stating where were going Tho officers were hoping that Anderson would resume his conver satlon concerning revelations from his son and the Voice of God and would thus give information lead ing to the finding of tho knife gloves and other corroborative evi dence which Anderson said were re by his boy Nenr Home The officers and Anderson had not been near the location of An dersons home early this afternoon and the general belief at the sher iffs office was that they had prob ably gone to Ventura Anderson and are visiting In that 24 hours they had flown the Atlantic had landed at Chester England for a brief bite to eat had refueled and then gone on to Ber of1 lin stopping off for a breezy visit they at Hanover enroute TWO MORE START IAI LlLLi I UUtSUUJll TV vjirnifc Officials have not yet decided hopes of obtaining additional clews to an enthusiastic welcome whether charges would be brot in concerning the murder of his son thov na Crawford county where Smiths I LeRoy Saturday burning car was found or in Dal About 10 oclock Sheriff Cress las county his home It was indi1 Qcorge Atkins and F D Nieman cated that any decision regarding the charges would await the re sults of the mental examination Tears welled in the eyes of both Smith and Ma wife as they met This was the only show of affection as they greeted each other both seeming to retain their compos ure under the circumstances of the meeting Brother Arrives Otis Smith of Manilla brother of John arrived shortly after the 1 veale officials began questioning his brother and was admitted to the conference in Risdens office Attorney General John Fletcher also was called into the meeting for a brief time Officers in describing the scene which took place after the doors of the conference room had closed shutting off the view of curious persons In the corridor said Mrs the whole Anderson family went w about 2 oclock Sunday morning Smith threw her arms about her and stayed the remainder ot husband and kissed him Leo gaz night ing at his father who supposedly While willing to show the officers had died in his flaming truck moro where the spirit of the boy told than five monthii ago stood by him life murder took place on the AUNT HET By Robert Quillen support to Ottumwa as a site for the Iowa Veterans hospital it was announced here today Albia which was in the contest as a site for the Institution withdrew in favor of its sister city GIANTSlFfAT CUBS BY 2TO 0 Cards Rally in 9th to Take Phils 42 Robins Trim Pirates 64 NEW YORK June 24 Hubbell gave only two hita and struck out nine men as the New York Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs 2 to 0 in the first game of TWO CONFESS TO RAILROAD AFFAIR Men Arrested for Putting Grain Doors on Track at Meservey Signed confessions were obtainer rom Dent Church 23 Goodell anc Christ Grqen 21 Meservey that hey had placed an obstruction on he Great Western railroad tracl at Meservey March 14 Tho men were arrested Tuesday afternoon by deputy Sheriff Ralph Schiffman The men carried three grain doors from the south side of th elevator about 25 feet and put them on the track according to confes slon The train an Omaha pas senger struck the doors an jumped them but did not leave th The fitter a woman is to make a good wife the less chance shes got of lindin a man fit to marry her todays doubleheader Rally In Ninth PHILADELHIA June 24 ninth Inning rally in which the St Louis Cards made three runs gave them a 4 to 2 victory over the Philadelphia Nationals in the firs game of a doubleheader today Outslug Pittsburgh BROOKLYN June 24 a freeforall slugging match th Brooklyn Robins defeated the Pitts burgh Pirates 6 to 4 in the opening game of todays doubleheader Grantham Suhr and ODoul hi homeruns Markets at A Glance which served to Identity mm ana than five monthii ago stood by him tire muruer piace un iiiu link him with the sensational mutely until shoved into his fathers high cliff above the Winnebago graverobbing case The name be arms by his mother 1 river in the rear of the Anderson low is that of Smiths wife home 1430 North Carolina avenue Wheelock Case Put Before Grand Jury I S3 barged with manslaughter for the the persistent officers again and NEW YORK U S Steel crosses par Liberties recover oils buoyant Foreign Gor man mark steady firm stock mar ket active covering CHICAGO higher stock mar ket export buying bullish Iowa report high temperatures west to lower rack The doors were splinted an scattered widely The prank carried no intention o wrecking the train the men said their statement The men carrlec no weapons officers said The made no further statement of wh they placed the doors on tha trac Church works on a farm Both men are held in the county jail County officers and special railroad agents have been working on the case since its occurence Thank goodness deflation has re duced the club sandwich to dimen sions you can Star PRODUCED LOST Diamond rinc Cltar Inlie rrst room Snndny evcnlnit Reward Ite turn to The above nrivcrllaetnent waa in nerleii In the classified Mor dny evening anrt Tuesday morning brol the rlnB to tho ofrico hy Ine finder Mrs L A Larson 834 Third street uoutrieHsl Phone 3800 from 8 to 6 mm IOWA TO SET hive Weather Stations of State Report 100 or Better BULLETIN The mercury in Mason City rode to a seasons high Wednes day afternoon when It touched the 98 mark between and S oclock The previous high mark for IflSl wns degrees re corded last Fridaysafternoon DES MOINES June 24 F Somewhat cooler weather to brca the sweltering heat of the past RCV oral days was promised the nort central and extreme west portion the state tonight Five Iowa weather stations Tues day reported temperatures of 10 degrees or better At Waterloo a temperature of 10 degrees was recorded surpassin the previous June maximum of 9 registered in 1901 Other station reporting the century mark wero Council Bluffs Iowa Falls Mar shalltown and Cedar Rapids The heat wave however failed to reach an alltime high for June Charles D Reed of the weather bu reau said since 108 degrees was re ported in Ottumwa June 5 1911 urut home 1430 North Carolina avenue Anderson vociferously contended that he had nothing to do with the crirae Conscience Is Clear Sunday faced grand jury investi gation Wednesday afternoon he was taken Tnrn In Inftn 5 Column STOCKS BOOM IN EXCITED TRADING N Y Market Closes With Net Cains of to a Share NEW YORK June 24 Stocks scrambled upward In excited trading today closing with net gains that ranged from 2 to 12 a share The rally embraced all groups and in that respect was considerably broader than the advance of Mon day Some profit taking seeped in during the late afternoon so that final prices with the exception of the metal issues were generally un der the days best Sales totaled 5100000 shares the largest turn over since February Leading European exchanges were also higher Highlights of the trad ing on the New York share market included a spurt in U S steel which carried it across lated body of the boy was found He told officers that the boy on coming out of the Henry E Shaffer home at oclock Saturday morning was called to the rivnr j bank where he was stnick In the head by one of two assailants and cruelly mutilated with a dagger or knife and then thrown into the river Tuesday night Anderson was again in the inner office of the sheriff at the courthouse where he the night before divulged the do tails of the crime as he said they were revealed to him by his sons spirit the voice of God and the angels While continuing to repent his former statements he declined to state where the evidences of the crime could be found or admit that ne was the murderer By THE ASSOCIATED FKESS One team of ocean flyers reached Europe Wednesday and another team started out from Newfound land hoping to duplicate the feat Still a third team was preparing to leave New York nonstop for Mex Wiley Post and Harold Gatty ho left Harbor Grace at p m C S Tuesday landed at tho Sealand Royal Air Force airdrome noar Liveroool England early I Wednesday morning Twenty mn id their two daughters later they lett for Berlin friends and also where Hillig and Holger Hoirits LUUB jif from Harbor Grace at tfcela m C S T Wednesday morn ing Loaded With Fuel Post and Gatty flew the ocean us the first part of their projected flight around tho world Hillig and Hoiriis were on a nonslop flight to Copenhagen Post and Gatty had expected to make Berlin their first stop and had fuel enough so that they thot they could stay in the air until midafternoon If necessary While the two ocean flights were still under way Seth Yerrington and Questioned By Officers Starting at about officers continued to grill Anderson until midnight Sheriff Cress Captain Harold Wolf and State Officers George Atkins and F D Nieman combination worked with him during the early part of the night The religious phase of the ques tioning continued as the grilling IOWA WEATHER Probably local thunderstorms Wednesday night or Thursday cooler Thursday and In north central and extreme wcBt por tion Wednesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foe 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 83 Minimum In Night OH At 8 A M Wednesday 80 Tuesdays maximum of 03 has been exceeded only twice this year in northern Iowa The heat was off to nn early start Wednesday how ever having touched the 80 mark before 8 oclock This is the highest temperature at this hour thus far recorded and a days maximum of close to 100 appeared certain If south wind remained Turn to PMO Z Column At Wednesday afternoon the mercury stood at 98 which sur passes hy 2 degrees last Fridays maximum the seasons record until Wednesday ;