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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1931, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home CuMP HA fa ON E R H I 3 MEM fi ART OF IOVA n F 3 i r i F 11 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 2 1931 Taxes Will Bring Fight Solution of Deficit Problem Foremost in Congress By CHARLES P STEVVAKT AS HUNGTON Nov 2 The idea that tax increase can be avoided at the next session of congress has quite definitely been abandonee by the group ot statesmen in Washington who have most in fluence in shap ing the govern ments financial policy The adminis tration does not like tie thot of an increase with a national election ahead for it real izes that it will be blamed for it The administrations opposition does not like it very well either for the opposition will be nearly as strong oh Capitol Hill this win ter as the administrations forces and consequently is fearful that its own lawmakers will be criticizec also for acquiescing in what most of them cannot help agreeing ap pears to be inevitable B Y THE TIME congress Meets however the accumulated ex cess of the governments expendi tures over its revenues will be on their way toward the twobillion dollar mark Few fiscal experts care to take the position that so large a deficit should bemade up by borrowing x A bond issue to raise money for an exceptional emergency would be different thing Indeed there are jlmany advocates of a huge loan to rjfeope with unemployment but not Qmany who that current ex Af penses piling up at so alarming ya rate should be met by such iieans fl L is conneaed that must be cut too As a treasury spokesman ex pressed it recently they not only must be cut and they not only Turn to Incu 4 Colnntn OEDUCT DYNAMITED No Water Shortage Feared Before Repairs Can Be Made LOS ANGELES Nov 2 Los Angeles Bureau or Power and Light was notified by telephone to day that sections of the aqueduct bringing water from the high Sierra watersheds to the city had been dynamited The nature of the damage WAS not revealed but the dynamiting was reported to have taken place in Jaw Bone Canyon near Mohave Workmen were ordered to the scene from Mohave The aqueduct supplies Los An geles with the major portion of its water It has long been a sub ject of controversy between Owens valley ranches nnd the city and on previous occasions was dyna mited when the city arranged to condemn farm lands in order to obtain water rights Deputy sheriffs and city police left Los Angeles immediately Because of the secluded location they were not expected to report for at least three hours Jaw Bone Canyon is in the desert more than 100 miles from Loa Angeles No danger of water shortage in Los Angeles was said to exist near by reservoirs containing an ample supply until repairs are made AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Clara was the only one o my girls that ever made me uneasy an I made her onions when she showed signs o bein reckless BANK AT THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 20 HELD UP Soviet Union to Export No Wheat for 2 Years NATIONS Decision Follows Upon New Trade Agreement With France TORONTO Ont Nov 2 By the Canadian Toronto Globe today publishes a copyrighted cable from its European correspond ent which is in part as It can now be said quite defin itely that the soviet union will ex port no wheat this year or next This statement was made to me by M Dovgalevsky soviet ambassa dor to France The ambassador added that the decision to discon tinue the policy of wheat dumping by this country was made following the signing of a new trade agree ment with France Benefit to Canada As the soviet union exported a full 110000000 bushels last year and the wheat crop in other Euro pean countries is decidedly of low grade this year the announced change in the Soviets policy ought to result in consirerable benefitto Canada for the reduction of the wheat supply thereby obtained will be more than sufficient to absorb the heavy carryover shown at the close of the last crop year in the dominion As a result of Russias proposed inactivity on the one hand and the demands of on the other wheat rexports are most likely to be increased by some 250000000 bush els This means that total exports from the four great wheatproduc ing United States Canada and exceed 900000000 Wheat Crop Loucr In Australia and the Argentine the wheat crop will be considerably lower owing to bad weather and the appearance of destrutivc para sites All these factors improve Canadas situation and make it more than likely that the Canadian crop of this year and the carryover of last will be disposed of at a goocl premium M Dovgalevsky who was an agricultural engineer under the czarist regime in Russia and one of the biggest private wheat ex porters in the Ukraine in the old days said he was glad to make the announcement that all the wheat of this years crop which was a very large one and of exceptionally high grade was to stay in Russia He expected it would result in a rise in the standard of living and would alcj speed up the elaboration of the five year economic plan M J Perington Civil War Veteran 103 Dies Lived on Same Farm Since 1870 Popejoy IOWA FALLS Nov J Perington probably the oldest Civil war veteran in North Iowa died at his home northwest of here last night at the age of 103 years Fu neial arrangements will be an nounced later Mr Perington came to Iowa in 1870 and lived on the same farm at Oakland Valley near Popejoy since Mr Perington was born in Port age county Ohio April 7 1828 The family moved to Wisconsin and at the outbreak of the civil war he joined the federal forces After the war he came to Iowa and located on a farm near the present site of Popejoy Mrs Perington died in 1923 Six surviving children are Mrs E Ruth McClintock with whom he lived on the old homestead Mrs Marion Stewart in California Mrs Flo McMurray in Minnesota Mrs Ella Sans of Betmond Mrs OIlie Cleve land of Lohrville and Will Perring ton of Popejoy M J FERINGTON Thrilled by Rise in Prices of Chief Products Oil and Wheat KANSAS CITY Nov 2 southwest is thrilled by the rise of pnces for two of tne principal pro ducts of its prairie soil crude oil and wheat A state of mind conducive to the oosenmg of purse strings has re sulted from an advance of 40 per cent in wheat quotations in the last month and an increase to 85 cento a barrel for top grade nil Frank A Theis president of the Kansas City board of trade said vheat was showing the way to oth er commodities with impressive eadership Optimism prevaded the MidCon inent oil field us a result of a 15 cent price jump led by the Conti nental Oil company Other com anies followed The new scale ranging from Cl to 85 cents a bar rel becomes effective todny in Ok ahorna and Kansas While no change was announced or Texas Brig Gen Jacob F Wol ers martial law commander in the east Texas field said he cx lected prices there would go up also Will Meet Increase TULSA Okla Nov 2 Empire companies of Bartlesville Okla a Cities Service subsidiary announced today it would meet the 5 cent increase for crude oil posted y the Continental Oil company and ther purchasers The Empire purchases approxi Tiatcly 50000 barrels of crude oil daily in the OklahomaKansas area 25 Freight Train Cars Derailed No One Hurt in Wreck Near Dewar DEWAR Nov 2 one was hurt but 25 cars were derailed today when a Chicago Great West ern freight train was wrecked near here A rail fissure was believed respon titloWhilean Illinois Central wreckingcrew from Waterloo was clearing the wreckage passenger trains were detoured from Oelwein to Waverly and via the Illinois Cen tral to Waterloo A J Howard Great Western agent at Waterloo later said the damage would be at least HOOVER FIGHTS BIO NAVY GROUP Former Navy League Chief Objects to Disrespect Toward President WASHINGTON Nov 2 strange situation of President Hoov er battling openly with a militant big navy organization while a cab inet officer struck out at a pacifist foundation today swirled about the navy The president was working to ward a showdown with the Navy league and particularly its presi dent William H Gardiner who de scribed his OB showing abysmal ignorance of naval matters Secretary Adams charged the World Peace foundation with inter preting national defense statistics in a manner inimical to the United States and in a manner favorable to the national defense interests of foreign powers Brecldnridge Brralcs Ranks The bitter dispute between Mr Hoover and the Navy league en tered its second week with Gardiner lacking the full support of his mem bership Henry Breckinridge a for mer president of the league and a democratic assistant secretary of war under Woodrow Wilson yester day broke ranks Referring to the leagues charges that President Hoover lacked ouledge of naval matters and was attempting to starve tho sea service Breckinridge said I desire to dissociate myself from so much of the statement as speaks with disrespect of the president of the United States His terse statement broke the temporary lull in the controversy with Mr Hoover The chief executive is awaiting a roster of the league before naming a committee to investigate its charges against Jiis naval policies Comparison Was Made Secretary Adams in his attack on the World Peace foundation re called its publication of what it be icved was a most surprising revc ation that the American navy had credits in the fiscal year 1030 to Tnrn in 4 Column 2 liolibery Suspect Arrested COUNCIL BLUFFS Nov 2 Jackson 31 of Sioux City said to be wanted there for a shoe store robbery Saturday was ar rested here Sunday evening and re urncd to Sioux City for question ne Manchuria Chief Captures Leader and Rebel Troops TOKIO Nov 2 dispatch from Mukden Manchuria to the Rengo News Agency today said General Ling YlnChing rebel all his staff and many soldiers were captured by troops of Governor Chang HsuehLiang of Manchuria near Panshannsien Japanpae troops occupation pushedfarther to the west north in Manchuria and MongoliiTto day while persistent reports that China had entered into a secret agreement with Moscow for Russian assistance were considered by the Japanese cabinet The American government also was reported to have interested it self in the conflicting reports of Russian mobilization along the SI berianManchurian borders and to have sent George Hanson its con sul general at Harbin to northern Manchuria to investigate Reports of troop movements indi cated the Japanese were edging farther into the Chinese territory and closer to the Russian sphere of influence in northern Manchuria but had not reached territory in which Moscow is primarily inter ested Rejects Chinas Proposal LONDON Nov 2 Reuters agency dispatch from ToUio today said Japan declared she is unable to accept Chinas proposal for direct negotiations on the Mnnchurian problem on the basis of the resolu tion adopted by the league of na tions council October 24 The dispatch said the Japanese government insists on the recogni tion of five fundamental points as a prerequisite to the withdrawal of troops from the area STANDS CHANCE OF Several Casualties Caused Chiefly by Collapsing of Houses TOKIO Nov 2 series of rather severe earthquakes shook the island of Shikoku and Kyuahiu this evening A nuumber of casual ties were reported caused chiefly by houses collapsing Kyushiu is the most southerly of he three principal islands of Japan separated from Korea by the Strait of Koreaand from Honshiu Island by the Strait of Shikoku It has a population of more than 6000000 Shikoku Island Is south of Hon shiu Island with a population of nearly 4000000 Markets at a Glance NEW YOKK oils gain rails ose rails score best gains oils improve CHICAGO further bullish Russian advices strong close bullish private crop estimate firm cash market Cattle steady Former Mason City Man Is Candidate for Militia Post By ItUBY A BLACK Staff Correspondent f ASHINGTON Nov candidate for chief of the militia bureau Col Glenn C Haynes formerly of Mason City stands an excellent chance to be appointed ac cording to reliable information here The post is mada vacant thru the resignation of Maj Gen William G Everson effective Dec 1 General Everson known rt the Flying Par son is retiring to become pastor of the First Baptist church of Denver Colo His successor will be selected by Secretary of War Patrick J Hurley from among the various state adjutants general and the nomination must be mado by the president and confirmed by the sen ate Other Candidates Named Other candidates for the post in clude Col Albert L Culbertson of Illinois and Brig Gen George Leach of Minnesota Colonel Culbertson al ready has a post in the war depart ment It is thot that the appoint ment will not go to Minnesota as so many high federal positions are al ready held by Minnesota men Maine also bos a candidate in its adjutant general Brig Gen Jarnns W Hanson who lias support Horn other states as well It is thot how ever that rockribbed republican Maine will hardly stand a chance to get the job in a time when every joli must be made to count politically It is understood that the post is to go tr one of the middle western states with perhaps a special effort to give it to a doubtful state The Nebraska adjutant general Brig Gen Paul is believed not to be n candidate Wisconsin has no can didate Its adjutant general RalpJ Immell is president of the Adjut ant Generals gsociation Minne and Illinois arc believed to be out of it for reasons already mentioned General Everson was from Indiana Promotes National Guard The militia bureau is established to facilitate the administration an to promote the development of the national guard while not in service of the United States Itadministers the duties involving the organiza tion armament Instruction equip ment discipline training and inspec tion of the national guard It con ducts camps of instruction and In general directs nnd coordinates the activities of the national guard Hnnford MncNidcr of Mason City now minister to Canada and Charles Burton Robbins another Iowa man are former assistant sec retaries of war 12 Arrested by Soldiers in Test War Farmers Place Trees Across Highway to Block Testers BURLINGTON Nov 2 Twelve arrests were made today by Iowa national guardsmen in quelling the first open resistance to the en forcement of the bovine tuberculosis test law in Des Moines county The trouble occurred in Benton township when the farmers placed trees across the highway after a veterinarian and two troopers had gone down a blind road nolnforcements Sent Reinforcements were sent from the guard camp and infantrymen rounded up the dozen farmers in hills and gullies near the scene of the blockade They were taken to the camp and held for investigation and question ing They were Melbourne Hagerla Paul Smith Melvln Burris Rudolph Lucas Everett Smith Albert and Fred Scholz William Hagerla Clif ford Berlin R H Brant and John and Ralph Fehke May Issue Warrants Several farmers today did not have their cattle ready for testing and guard officers said warrants might be issued against them Gen Park Findley commanding officer took personal command of the forces in the field when the trouble devel oped Dr C B Strain Dirakerton and Capt Ellis Conkling and Ser geant Timmons of Troop B Des Moines were the trio cut off by the blockade They already had tested two herds this morning and were returning to camp when they ran into the blockade The troops after rounding up the farmers forced them to clear the highway Will Rogers MEXICO CITY Nov you ever spend a lonesome hour in a strange town You all think you have but you havent The lonesomest hour in the en tire world is In Mexico City and Madrid Spain on Sunday after noon between the hours of 4 and 5 when everyone has gone to the bull fights I am not against it Every nation for their own af fairs and own sports Some na tions like to see blood and some to see their victims suffer from speculation its all in your point of view Tney kill the bull very quick Wall street lets you live and suffer Yours urn WOMAN Young Apache Confesses He Assaulted and Killed Re search Worker WASHINGTON Nov 2 justice department announced to day a confession had been obtained from Golncy Seymour young Apache Indian that he killed Miss Henrietta Schmcrler on the White River Indian reservation in Ari zona last July Bureau of investigation agents reported Seymour confessed he criminally assaulted and then killed the youngColumbia university re search worker He is being held on the reserva tion and will be tried in a federal court The arrest was made by agents o the El Paso office Miss Scnmerlers body was found in a ditch on the reservation All Indian cases come under jur isdiction of federal courts J A Street a special agent of the bureau spent the summer in dis guise among the Apaches to work on the case In addition to obtaining a full confession from Seymour Street was described as having also got from Robert Gatewood a state ment that he witnessed the murder Gatewood is In jail at White River as a government witness Miss Schmerler was killed while living on the reservation studying tribal customs of the Apaches in connection with her work at Col umbia HAS FIRST BENERALFROST Fair and Warmer Weather Forecast After Chilly Weekend DES MOINES Nov 2 first general frost in Iowa occurred last night but fair and somewhat warmer wcatficr was forecast for tonight nnd Tuesday Reported temperatures fell as low as 32 degrees in Charles City Keokuk nnd Council Bluffs having the maximum 50 degrees yester day La Crossc Wis had a mini mum of 28 degrees Records at the weather bureau here show that the lateness qp this years first general and heavy frost sots a new mark Murray Warned U S Army Can Whip Oklahoma KANSAS CITY Kans Nov 2 W H Murrays repre sentatives were told point blank today by Federal Judge John C Pollock that the regular army is bigger than tha Oklahoma national guard which the militant state ex ecutive has called out again In the Red River bridge Interrupting a hearing on a peti tion of the Red River Bridge com pany for an order to close the Den isonDurant free bridge which Murray opened to traffic last sum mer under martial law and to pre vent the sstate of Oklahoma from Interfering with the company1 parallel toll span Judge Pollock said emphatically Can Be Done Again The state militia is not bigger than the regular army I know of one case in Oklahoma where the regular army was called out It can be done again Three officers and twenty en listed men of the Oklahoma nation al guard went on duty nt the free bridge today under Murrays orders to keep it open in the face of any action Judge Pollock might take Murray has declared repeatedly that inferior federal courts lire without authority to enforce orders whenstate martial law is declared No immediate clash of federal nnd state authority will result lowever as Judge Pollock refused 0 act on the injunction plea at this time Will Report Hack He instructed the litigants to ob tain a settlement in the Texas slate courts of the bridge com panys suit for damages igainst the state of Texas for al egcd breach of contract and re lort back to him when this had een accomplished There is a lot of foolishness about this case said the court and I am getting tired of it Oklahomas motion for dismissal of the Injunction action was over ruled MAKE GETAWAY WITH IN CASH ashier Fires at Fleeing Pair but Fails to f Hit Them IOUX CITY NOV 2 un masked bandits hold up and the Morningside State bank at 10 oclock this morning and escaped with 3000 in cash AK the bandits were escaping W L Ayrers cashier of the bank fired six shots at their car but evi dently did not wound cither of the robbers When the bandits entered the bank they displayed revolvers and ordered all employes to lie face downward on the floor Then they ordered James David a clerk to scoop up all of the cash and place t in a bag Having obtained all of the cash n sight the bandits ordered the employes into the vault and closed lie door Meanwhile Cashier Ayers who VRS in liia private office was un noticed by the bandits Ho remained there quietly and telephoned the police while the bandits were at vork Police arrived at the bank within hree minutes after the robbers had eft They immediately started in pursuit of thn bandits car which was a blue Chevrolet coupe bear ng a California license plate Tho first two numbers on the plate were Furnished with a complete de scription both banditsby an eye witness of tne robbery and those who were In the JlOink at the time the entire detective fafcSin offifera on jrft Paris Greets Laval With Enthusiastic Reception Daughter of Bewildered by Size of Crowd PARIS Nov 2 Pierre Laval got one of the great est receptions of his career this afternoon as he returned from his trip to Washington The crowd which filled the rail way station and blocked tile streets outside was larger than it ordinari ly might have been because this is the All Souls holiday and as the premier stepped from his train they raised a cheer which seemed to sur prise tho returning statesman Jtisco ItflivlldcriMf His daughter Mademoiselle Josee was bewildered by the magnitude of the reception and altho the gen darmes kept the enthusiastic greet ers Imck the premier had to use liin and olhows to push his vay into the waiting room hauling losee after him his hand closed about her wrist Tardieu the minister of agriculture General Gouraud the military governor ofPtirls and Williamson J Howell American lmrge daffaires were among th officials waiting at the station Arrives In France HAVRE France Nov 2 Jremicr Pierre Laval arrived on French soil at oclock this morning on the liner lie de France home from his trip to the United States where he conferred with President Hoover at Washington The question of what is to be done with the problem of war debts and reparations awaits the premiers word and Dr Leopold von Hoesch German ambassador at Paris today hastened back from Berlin after a conference with Cliancellor Bniening to confer with M Laval in Paris Aboard ship lati yesterday the premier intimated he would take up with the British government the problem of German credits and said he did not know what the next step would be Premier Homesick The premier was on deck early to get his first glimpse of the French coastline Asked if he was home sick he said What do you ex pect Ive never been away from home so longin my life He questioned his colleagues who cnme from Paris closely about new from the capital and inquired im mediately about the effect of Sen ator Borahs interview Just thr same he said I made one more friend He told the welcoming commit tee at Havre he was certain his trip would bring happy results for Franco I think I have done my duty he The robbery of the Morningside State bank was the fourteenth bank holdup of 1931 The total loot has been approximately S30000 Three of the robberies have oc curred within the last three weeks On Oct 16 the First National bank of Little Reck Lyon county was held up and 1000 In cash taken The Farmers State bank at Yale was robbed of St750 on Oct 21 Invade Chicago Hunk Nov 2 robbers three of thorn armed with machine guns invaded the Empire Trust and Savings bunk on the northwest side today forced custom ers and employes to lie on the floor and escaped with 51000 in currency GOP Committee to Meet December 15 to Pick Convention City WASHINGTON Nov 2 Chairman Fcss today called the re publican national committee to ncct here Dec 15 to select a city for the 1D32 party convention Cleveland nnd Chicago have been he most prominently mentioned for the convention Philadelphia and Vtlantic City also have made bide for the meeting President Calls for National Observance of Armistice Nov 11 WASHINGTON Nov 2 proclamation calling upon citizemi of the United States to observe Nov 11 as Armistice day with cere monies pledging an effort to per ictuate the peace of tho world waj ssued today by President Hoover IOWA WEATHER Monday night nnl Tues day somewhat warmer Mon day night and in southeast anil extreme eastern purts Tuesday Cooler in northwest portion Tuesday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 1fi Minimum in S At 8 A M Monday 38 Figures for 21 hour period encl ng at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 47 Minimum in Nigtit 32 Heres one for the weather record 2 and not what could e referred to as a killing frost up o this time Sept 15 is the normal ime for the first killing frost in this territory ;