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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1931, Mason City, Iowa L J E R MIS ART tEPr OF IOWA if MO IMPS 14 North Iowas ILY PAH Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVIlFIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 6 1931 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO ISO King Holds U S Guilty Blames Approval of Machado Regime for Trouble This is the second of two ar ticles dealing with Cuba By CHARLES P STEWART A S HI N GT O N May 6 Am eri c as re sponsibility for what Senator William H King of Utah declares to be the present deplorable plight of the Cuban people under the administration of President Gerar do Machado arises the sena tor points out from the so called Platt amendment in the island repub lics constitution DirecUy after the Spanish war when the Cubans were framing code of fundamental laws for their country word was passed to then from Washington to include in thei draft a provision outlining therela tionship to exist between Cuba an the United States i hint was ignored bj atitutional convention in H Senator O H Platt of Connecticut undertook to remedy the ommission It happened that the war department appropriation was just in course of being acted on in the upper house of congress and the nutmeg senator added to it an amendment embody ing his idea of the right terms for Cuban a string on it SUCH WAS the origin of the fa mous Platt amendment Congress adopted it and the Cu bans were notified that their accept ance of it on a constitutional basis was the essential condition upon which the government they were so FORMER IOWA AVIATOR KILLED Industry Held Responsible for Stabilizing Jobs Ttini to ESRe o Column B OF FAMILY SWOPE HOPEFUL OF ELIMINATING NEED OF RELIEF Luxemburg Steel Man Speaks Upon Wage Standards WASHINGTON May 6 ard Swope president of the General Electric company told the international Chamber of Commerce today that the responsibility for regularization of employment rests on Industry con The more completely regulariza a tion of employment is he said the less necessary is it for unemployment insurance either on the part of industry or charitable and relief measures on the part of the community Therefore the more complete regularization of employment be comes the less in proportion is the necessity of providing for unem ployment Employment shared interest with wages and production problems on todays program Draws Distinction Aloyse Meyer of Luxemburg pres ident of the European steel cartel discussed wages and their relation to the economic balance drawing a distinction between the amount of money paid and real wages rep resenting the amount of goods that can be bought with the pay it is oflittle consequence to a wage earner he his in come be increased or decreased pro vided that the living in creases of decreases in the same OFFICER SOUGHT FOR EMBEZZLING SHOOTS HIMSELF Auditor Found Dead in Chicago Hotel Left Wife Trust Fund ather Continues Denial of Guilt in Death of Wife and 3 Children GREELEY Colo May 6 Four charges of murder were pre pared for filing today against James V Foster 49 salesman alleged to have fatally burned his wife and three children in their beds early yesterday Assistant District Attorney E T Snyder who drafted the complaints said Foster continued to maintain his innocence If I did it I must have been crazy Synder said Foster told him Mrs Foster and her three chil dren died from burns in an incen diary fire that swept the bedroom of their home In deathbed statements the woman and her eldest daughter Mildred accused Foster of starting the fire with gasoline Twin Cities Agree to Draft Plan for Joint Disposal of Sewage ST PAUL May 6 apolis and St Paul representatives today agreed to draft a plan for a joint sewage disposal system at an executive meeting called by Gov Floyd B Olson to settle the met ropolitan sewage controversy Wounded In German Blots BERLIN May 6 least nine persona were wounded one perhaps fatally in clashes between political groups last night at Duis burg Prussia and at Kiel proportions his standard of life re mains unchanged That which is really important to him is to see his real wage increased The chamber heard a defense of mass production methods from Os kar Sempell chairman of the Ger man steel cartel who said he was strongly in favor of rationaliza tion of production The technical progress made pos sible by mass production SeinpeH said is especially necessary in view of the depression Avoid Hardships Swope said the first problem in planning steady employment Was to avoid seasonal and occasional var iations and in industries where these measures are seemingly im possible to ameliorate the hard ships of unemployment when they arise If industry is to assume this as its responsibility he added since the employes are human and they are directly involved they as a part of the as a matter of fact to get the best share this burden The speaker said the problem of regularizing employment must be studied for each trade or industry Turn to 2 Column One of Ihe highllKhts during the visit of the King and Queen of Siam to the United States is pictured above as the royal couple from the Orient received New York Citys official welcome Mayor Jimmy Walker la ohoxvn conversing with the visiting monarch about Siamese things In general on the steps of city hall AUNT MET By Robert Guillen se Pa wasnt born to get rich He always hopes for the best when everthing is so high its got to come down an fears the worat when things is so low theyve got to go up STUDENTS PICKET NORMAL SCHOOL South Dakotans Await Move on Dismissals Following Scandal Charges ABERDEEN S Dak May 6 UP were picketed about classrooms of Northern Normal and Industrial school today as develop ments were awaited from the state board of regents following dismissal yesterday of two students and a walkout of more than 300 students in protest The walkout climaxed distur bances on the campus incited by purported revelations alleging incompetency of unnamed faculty members and attacking the char acter and morals of Dr David Allen Anderson president Charges against the teachers and Dr Anderson were contained in three notices posted on bulletin boards Petitions circulated among students alleging bad conditions at the school were sent to the board of regents asking an Investigation Expulsion of Alfred Bieber and Miss Bernice OGrady students on the grounds that their conduct was detrimental to the best interests of the school led to a student mass meeting yesterday morning with a demand for reinstatement without apology of the expelled students The walkout followed refusal of Dr Amlprson to Illness Clam Out of Latest Film Peggy Shannon Also Red Headed Takes Leading Role HOLLYWOOD Cal May 6 fl the second time this year ill ness has kept Clara Bow screen flapper out of the leading role in a motion picture production The redheaded Clara was con fined to a Glcndale Cal sanitari um today for treatment of a ner vous breakdown Meanwhile Peggy Shannon also redheaded who just a week ago arrived in Hollywood from the New York stage was re hearsing before a critical director the part Miss Bow was to have played in The Secret Call Humor Js The rumor first voiced by Daisy de Voe former secretary of Miss Bow that one more slam in the papers would finish Clara in pic tures was quashed by Paramount Publix officials as soon as it ap peared at word the substitution yesterday Miss Bows two physicians laid her breakdown at the door of hard work and over the de Voe trial and the recent arrest of Fred Girnau tabloid publisher on federal charges of sending obscene articles thru themails The charges were based on stories in Girnaus paper purporting to reveal incidents in the life of the actress Long Rest Imperative Physicians said a long rest was imperative but expressed no great alarm at Miss Bows condition Sn months they said might elapse be fore she could resume her work Studio officials said emphatically Miss Bows iliness would not enc her career as an actress Miss Bow has two more pictures to make be fore another option on her service can be exercised according to he contract The studio men said tha whether the option would be exer cised depended entirely upon th success of her next two pictures They termed the withdrawal of th actress from The Secret Call which was about to go into produc tion a necessary economy GIVEN APPROVAL eaders Who Bolted Corn Belt Committee Adopt Constitution DBS MOINES May 6 s of 22 midwest agricultural or anizations today committed their otal membership of 286000 farm rs to approval of the federal farm oard and the national marketing ct A constitution for the newly or anized national committee on arm organizations was adopted nanimously by groups which with rew from the corn belt committee session here Ralph Snyder president of the Kansas Farm Bureau federation as chosen chairman W H Settle ndiana Farm Bureau president ice chairman A W Ricker Min esota Farmers union leader secre ary and G B Steward of Omaha resident of the farmers West Cen ral Grain corporation treasurer George C Lambert of St Paul nd K W Jones of Colfax Wis vere selected to serve with the offi crs on the executive committee Statue to Wilson Will Be Unveiled in Polanc POSNAN Poland May 6 statue to President Woodrow Wi son will be unveiled here on July by Ignace forme premier of Poland General John Pershing is expected to attend lowan Commits Suicide IOWA CITY May 6 J Gordon 55 of Marion cpmmi ted suicide Tuesday in his hot rnnm pHICAGO May C body of Fred Butlce 38 Kane county auditor sought on warrants charg ing the embezzlement and forgery of from county funds was found in a loop hotel last night He had shot himself thru the head shortly after engaging his room Monday evening examining physicians said Butke had earlier Monday estab lished an trust fund for his wife with P T Pulleri manager of the business department of the Chi cago Title and Trust company Butkes body was discovered when the maid upon failing to gain admission to clean up the room called for assistance Note Is Found The body lay on the bed with one bullet wound in the temple A pistol lay nearby Butkes body was fully clothed A note on the lable near the bed said simply Please notify Charles Borngrebe Aurora an undertaker Beneath the note was a deputy sheriffs card of Kane county which had his pic ture and name on it There was in his pockets Steps will be taken as soon as possible States Attorney George D Carbary of Kane county said to recover the 64004 alleged be emiezzledTfrcrnrtbe county Foorhnuse Money The missirig money had come principally from funds of the Kane county farm and poorhouse it was charged Frank Averill superin tendent has been turningchecks over to Butke since Nov 29 1922 officials said These checks were for the county treasurer had been signed and cashed by Butke using a stamp from the treaaurers of fice He had been ordered to appear Monday at a special session of su pervisors in Geneva the county seat to explain his conduct In stead he vanished No trace was found of him until during his visit to the Chicago Title and Trust company he was recog m7ed by Peter Youngen an Aurora wholesaler Youngen spoke to But ke The latter rushed out of the ank leaving his coat behind in mbarassment Butke had been county auditor or 11 years Jessup Will Be Guest at Dinner Here Affair Is Postponed From March 4 to May n President Walter A Jessup of the University of Iowawill be a guest of North Iowa alumni former stu dents and friends of that institution at a dinner meeting in the Hanford next Tuesday evening This announcement was made Wednesday by Garfield E Breese president of the Cerro Gordo counts alumni association A meeting of the officers of Ijhat organization was held Wednesday forenoon and plans for the meeting set under way In addition to lowans and Iowa friends from Cerro Gordo county the banquet will be open for alumni and former students in all the sur rounding counties This is the Iowa dinner that we had planned for March 4 said Mr Breese It was impossible at that time for President Jessup to ba present Altho the time is rather short we hope to make this a great meeting Iowa loyalty never was niord solidly behind President Jes sup than at present An address by Doctor Jessup will be the high point of tho program ituaic will be in charge Attorney H H Matt of Osage The dinner and program will he held In tho largo jining room of tho Hanford Announcement concerning the making reservations will be made Thursday Mr Breeso announced Benjamin F Swisher Waterloo attorney who for the past two years bus headed the Iowa Alumni asso ciation will accompany President JessuptoMason City V KILL ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS Cal May There is one thing about this depres sion it has offered every man wom an and child in America 100 guesses as to how to end it President Hoover used up one of his guesses the other day when he told one those Mens Sewing clubs Chamber of Commerce By the way I think this was the mother He said we would have good times it everybody disarmed Why thats the only people that are drawing salary now fs the army and navy What does he want to do 1 Put them among the unemployed BODIES OF MAIL PILOTS FOUND IN WRECKED PLANE Airmen Meet Death in Fog on Coast of California Yours 100POLICEHUNT BROOKLYN GIRL THOT MURDERED Policeman Slain by Man Who Muscled In on Joyride NEW YORK May 6 hundredlNassau county 5 GIRLS SLAYING Two More Sought in Shoot ing of Kentucky Coed in Automobile JACKSON Ky May 6 men were held here and two others were sought today in the slaying last night of Miss Tessie Patton 18 coed at Lees junior college Sheriff Lee Combs said Bryan Burcham and Odie Malone were in the county jail and that three men known only as the Turners were beingheld in the courthouse pend ing arrest of two unnamed suspects None of the five was charged with the slaying Miss Patton was slain as she rod in an automobile with George Dan iels Jr and Thomas Meadows The men said a group of men steppec out on the road and fired four o five shots at the car The motor party was enroute to a nearby town when the girl was slain RumanianGerman Pact for Commerce Failun VIENNA Austria May 6 Negotiations between Germany am Rumania for a commercial treaty o a basis of preferential treatmcn been broken off The Germa delegation returned to Berlin yester day from Czernowitz instead of pro ceediner to Bucharest Markets at a Glance TEST SPEED OF WOMANS WALK Man Says He and Murdered Girl Hiked Four Miles in Hour NEW YOUK Stock irregular U S Steel lowest since 1924 before rallying Bonds steady rails turn easy Curb irregular oils easy Butter steady CHICAGO Wheat steady bullish weather and crop news Corn firm cold southwest and small receipts Cattle lower Hogs steady to higher SAN DIEGO Cal May 6 The question of how fast a woman can walk was taken up today by detectives investigating the story of Moss E Garrison 37 as to his movements prior to the mysterious slaying of Helen Bradshaw 20 The doubleedged knife wielded by slayer was sought Police said garrison told them he and Miss Bradshaw left a motion picture theater at p m Sat urday night and hiked to her home arriving at p m A woman investigator who said she walked rapidly required an hour and 29 minutes yesterday to cover the route of more than four miles Garrison mapped out Miss Bradshaws body pierced by 17 knife wounds was found Sunday Paul J Hayes captain of detec tives who announced yesterday murder charges would be filed said he regarded as important Garrisons admission that he served a jail sen tence at Atlanta Ga for assault with a deadly weapon on J P Allen with whom he had worked Ferdinand Grah told police Garri son bore a strong resemblance to a man who bought a doubleedged knife at his cutlery shop last Thursday Police said the girl was killed with a double edged knife v girl whcr accompauitu Crowley on the automobile ride in which Patrolman Frederick Hirsch was shot and killed last night She is believed to have been murdered District Attorney Elvin N Ed wards said he believed the girl who had been missing since the shoot ing was killed either by Crowley or by bullets fired at the automo bile in which Crowley drove off after the killing of Patrolman Hirsch i Automobile Abandoned The Walsh girl was bfot into the case unexpectedly when police found an abandoned automobile its front cushions splashed with blood and traced ownership to John Mc Cahill 19 of Rooseyelt L I Mc the Cahill told police that he Miss alsh and Clinton Davis 19 had one out for a drive last night and arked the car along a road at orth Merrick L I Shortly after they had stopped rowley who was known to both IcCahill and Davis approached car DURBANK Cal May 6 O thur Starbuck and Charles R Parmalee pilots of a Pacific air transport mail plane were found dead in the wreckage of their piano on a mountainside eight miles north of here today Flyingthe northbound night air mail from San Diego the airmen met death in a heavy fog that shrouded this vicinity Officials of the Pacific air trans port company here aaid they wero in touch with the ship by radio shortly before it crashed The plane was flying at about 2600 feet they said and the pilots did not report they were unable to find the land ing field altho there was a dense fog Former Iowa Cltynn Parmalee was a flyer for the Pan American Airways for four years Both pilots were married and each had one child Starbuck for merly of Iowa City lived in Los An geles Parmalee in Oakland The plane left San Diego at oclock last night for Los Angeles Shortly before midnight officials at the companys airport heard the drone of one engine as the plane cir cled Burbnnk apparently in a vain effort to locate the landing field Fog Delayed Planea Because of the fog scouting planes could not take off to lead tbe lost ship to its base At dawn two planes took the police 1 The fog had lifted somewhat ai complete wreck Both pilots were found strapped in their seats The ship did not catch fire REVOLT HOLDS UP DOX FLIGHT Portuguese Forces Move to Quell Rebellion in West Arica LISBON May 6 against recent revolts In Madeira and the Azores the Portuguse gov ernment moved today to put down a revolution in Bolama Portuguse Guinea now host to the German flying boat DOX on its flight to South America Escorted by the gunboat Zaire the transport Carvalho Araujo is to sail with 600 men to quell on upris ing the military forces of which are described by the government as con sisting of one gun that cant be fired The insurrection started April 27 Lisbon representatives of the Cor nier works designers of the DOX fear that theInsurgents may have confiscated the fuel of the giant seaplane for use in combating the expeditionary force Burroak Bank Holdup Suspect Brot Back to Decorah for Tria DECORAH May 6 Trumbeli and Harold Jacobin were returned today from Warsaw Ind to face charges of robbing the Bur roak Savings bank of 1000 Sheriff Mike Graf State Agent Roy Scott County Attorney E P Shea and Mclvin Satire bank cashier hro the men here N Y to Get Thru Inheritance Taxe NEW YORK May 0 estimated today that inheritance taxes due New York state as a re suit of deaths of wealthy citizens would exceed lowan Dies of Injuries Got When Hit by Train DENVER May 6 when he was struck by a train her last Sunday Hans Thorsen Stnn hope Iowa died last night in a ho pital here SON OF PROFESSOR IOWA CITY May 0 D Starbuck 32 whose was found today in the wreckage of a plane on a California mountainside was the son of Prof Edwin D Star buck formerly of the University of Iowa He had been aviator since the close of the World war For 11 yeara he piloted the airmail route between San Francisco and Medford Ore A year ago when his father accepted a position at the University ot Southern California Starbuck asked for a transfer so that he might live with him in Los Angeles He had floxvn the San Diego mall route since that time Four sisters and a brother survive Why not give me a break with ie girl friend McCahill quoted m as saying Apparently frightened by Crow ys reputation both boys got out f the car Crowley crawled behind ie wheel and drove off Shot Patrolman It was not long afterwards that atrolman Hirsch and Patrolman oseph Vodice looking for a truck oad of stolen automobile tires ame upon the car parked in a dark ane Hirsch asked to see the driv rs license and the man whipped ut two guns and fired point blank Patrolman Vodice had stopped ome distance from the automobile nd by the lime he could return re the machine had started down he lane Vodice however was cer ain some of his shots hit it The intensive search for Crowley las been going on for 10 ever since the body of Virginia rannen a taxidancer was ound behind a hedge surrounding St Josephs seminary at Yonkers Chicagoan Dies Because of Heat and Exertion CHICAGO May 6 was hot in Chicago yesterday At 4 p m the temperature reached SO One man collapsed and died while dig ging a garden Doctors said heart disease superinduced by overexcr tion and the heat was the cause of death MAYOR OF RENO BACK IN OFFICE Liberal Leader and AH But One of Councilmen Win ReElection RENO Nev May E E Roberts liberal lender of Re no and all his administrative offi cers except one councilman have been returned to office for four year terms At a municipal election yesterday the mayor fatherinlaw of Walter Johnson of baseball fame took a majority In five of the six wards The election wns nonpartisan In his campaign the mayor de fended Nevadas divorce and gamb ling laws and attacked prohibition IOWA WEATHER Fiilr with heavy fronts Wed nesday night Thursday fair slightly warmer in tho after noon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tumxlay 42 Minimum In NiRht 20 At 8 A M Wodnraday 30 Kninfnll 21 of in inch For complete disagrecableness future weather will have a difficult ime improving on Tuesday With chilly rain in the forenoon and a descending mercury in the after noon there was little cheer for the person out of doors These condi ions continued Wednesday except hat there was no precipitation ;