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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas for Me ffome E R HIS MEM ART DEPT OF IOWA 1T S UO N E 3 I A VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS PER COPY THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEUJHBOKS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASEDwiRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 11 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE 29 Production Not Cause Economist Disagrees on Reason for Slump 1 By CHARLES P STEWART SH I N G T O N Hov 11 CPA A b s u I d crisply answered Commis s i o n e r Ethelbert Stew art of the labor departments bu reau of statis tics to the sug gest i o n that over production is to any appre ciable extent re sponsible for to days economic depression and unemployment Oct 23 1929 he contin ued the market crashed Hundreds of industries stocks Slumped simultaneously Is it likely that all those indus tries had so exactly synchronize 6 overproduction that all felt its ef fects on the same day of trading Nonsense then has underconsump tion as some folk prefer to express it anything to do with the prevailing stringency The com missioner however brushed the undo rconsumption explanation aside as precisely equivalent to the overproduction theory differently worded merely In here an Industry and there an industry he conceded a certain measure of socalled ovirproduc tion does occur from time to time due to the Increasing use of ma chinery It requires laVIF readjustments but is not an important item in the Industrial total C COMMISSIONER STEWART it Is fair to say discards ductlon or underconsumption as the principal cause of our own and the rest of worlds present lines against the protest foremostbusiriesa ex erliipS these Iridiviuuajs hearing it pooh poohed because It is the only cause they can think A of or perhaps they can think of I I Turn to Pnee 4 Column BONDSMEN WILL DESERT GUNMEN Surety Company Ordered by Chief to Surrender Gangsters i CHICAGO Nov 11 The HeraldExaminer today said that the Grand Central Surety company which has supplied bail for most of Chicagos hoodums was ordered by its president to surrender at once all gangsters It has bonded Leslie j Tompkins professor of law at New York university and president of the concern was quoted by the paper as saying he had not known his company was bonding criminals He said henceforth the company would take no part to re leasing known gunmen Tompkins action came after Judge John H Lyle yesterday or dered all criminal bonds issued by the company brot into court for in spection and directed its manager here to report to its president that 1 the company had furnished bond for Oubllc enemies The companys Aeadquarters are in New York The Grand Central Surety Judge Lyle said had provided bond for several Capone gangsters including Frank Nitti and Prank Rio Ric served a year with Capone in a Philadelphia prison v y I 1 B 4 oi if AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen I reckon most women marry for love but you cant love a man if you dont respect him an you cant re spect him if he aint a good provider WORLD COURT Frederick M Hubbell Richest Man in Iowa Dead 1 J FINANCIER DIES DURINGNIGHTAT PALATIAL HOME Des Moines Man One of Oldest Pioneers in State DES MOINES Nov 11 Frederick M Hubbell Des Moines financier was found dead in his bed early today He was reputed to be the wealth iest man in Iowa and also was one of the oldest of the states pioneers having been born Jan 17 1839 Hubbell was the oldest member of the Iowa bar A pioneer railroad builder of central Iowa Hubbell was associat ed with the beginning of many state and municipal institutions Home Palatial He was found dead at 5 a m at his palatial home which for several decades had been one of the finest in the city standing on the crest of a hill surrounded by hundreds of trees and with a huge lawn sloping gradually toward the citys main thorofare Grand avenue Hubbell had been in failing health for several months and seldom had left his fireside in recent weeks Several years ago Hubbell gave his formula for amassing a large fortune never buy property if ii walk p my First Trust In 1903 he created the first life long trust ever devised in Iowa He put 52000000 into it at that time but arranged that more could be added later The trust fund was limited to all his beneficiaries living at that time his two sons Fred erick C Hubbell and Grover Hub bell of Des Moines his daughter Beulah now Countess Wachmeigter of Paris an dtwo grandchildren James and Frederick Windsor Hub bell All are still living along with four other grandchildren and great grandchildren born since that time Hubbells long career in Iowa parallelled the growth of transpor tation and commerce in the state He came west from his Connecticut birthplace in 1855 first worked in a land office and then joined a real estate partnership with J S Polk and P M Casady Organized County He left Des Moines for several years during which he aided in or ganizing Sioux county When he re turned he renewed his connections and in 1867 tho still a young man was the prime force in the organiza tion of the Equitable Life Insurance company of Iowa He was the first secretary and himself purchased the first policy of the company which now is one of the two largest in the state His wife Mrs Frances Elizabeth Cooper Hubbell preceded him in death by several years AM MEL TO REST IN CANAL ZONE Chicago BrokerAirman Will Make NonStop Flight Back Home COLON Canal Zone Nov 11 resting here a few days Capt Roy W Ammel who yester day completed the first nonstop night from New York to France field expects to attempt a nonstop flight to Chicago where he is n broker His first concern he said here to day is to get back to his business in Chicago but after that he wil plan a transoceanic flight for next spring probably Paris or Rome Captain Ainels little the Blue Flash averaged about 130 miles an hour between New York and France field where he arrived at p m He flew over Wasn ington Atlanta Jacksonville Mi ami Cuba and Nicaragua Itnskln Company Incorporated DES MOINES Nov 11 Raskin Packing company ol Sioux City has been incorporated undei the laws of lown with capital ilslr1 at 550000 Charles Raskin is presi dent and Esther Raskin is secie tary RICHEST MAN DEAD Frederick M Hubbell Des Moines financier who died Tues day morning reputed to be Iowas richest citizen CharmedLife Ends in Fall of 3 Stories Soldier o f Fortune Veteran of Wars MEXIC6 CITY Nov 11 Ed ward P Lowry soldier of fortune and second secretary of the Ameri can embassy here slipped on n stairway at the American club to day and fell three stories to hia death in the patio In his lifetime Lowry survived bolo knife wounds received in the Phillippines rounded up rug thieves as a major of Persian gendarmerie dodged bullets in France and served as a colonel of the Lithuanian army friends thot he bore a charmed life until today Falls SO Feet Last night he attended a meet ing of the Mexico City post of the American Legion As he left he leaned over a banister to speak to a friend in the patio below his foot slipped and he fell 30 feet to the marble floor dying instantly Arthur Bliss charge took charge of the body and in formed Washington of the accident by telephone Mrs Lowry who with her daughter was understood to be enroute from her Indiana hom to Mexico City Their two small sons were with their father here Fought in Persia Lowry was in his early forties and was one of the most colorful characters in the diplomatic service He served as a private in the Phil lippines in 1006 later entering the Persian gendarmerie where he rose to the rank of major In the World war he served as an officer in the A E P After the war he became a col onel in the Lithuanian army and was attached to the countrys mis sion in Washington Then he be came viceconsul and an American consul in Mexico and acted in thai post at Guadalajara thruout the cristero or religious rebellion Latei he was consul at Mexico City and served in an embassy part under Ambassador Morrow IOWA OBSERVES ARMISTICE DAY Celebration Contrast to Enthusiasm of 12 Years Ago By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IN QUIET contrast to the day 12 1 years ago when Iowa joyously gave vent to its feelings that the war had ended the state Tuesday observed Armistice day with me morial services and other civic programs Streets in many communities again echoed to the tread of march ing feet colors were unfurled and martial airs today brot memories of war days In the cemeteries of some com munities services were held over the graves of departed veterans volleys of firing squads rang out and the notes of bugles sounded taps ONeil at Davenport With Ralph Thomas ONeil Topeka Kans recently elected na tional commander of the American Legion as its guest Davenport was one of the centers of the states Armistice day celebration Another high light in the day the program arranged at Marshall townwhere a monument to the un known dead tovbe under mill tary guard thru the1 day and serv ices were to be held at the ceme itery Elsewhere in the state parade and programs of addresses were features Football games and other diver sions were on the afternoon pro gram over the state Centra and Penn teams were to tangle at Fella while contests between high schoo elevens were expected to draw largo attendance Shares Honors Commander ONcils speech at Davenport was to be part of a gen eral Armistice day program on which the commander was to share honors with heads of Iowa de partment of the American Legion Radio observance of the day was centered at Des Moines where Mrs Lowell Fletcher Hobart president general of the Daughters of the American Revolution was to speak Turn tn Page 2 Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov 11 Both political sides are ar guing over who will control congress With this cockeyel vs y s t e m we have where you are elected one year and take office a year and a hair from then why it simply comes down tu who will be living then Now in March congress meets but thats not the ones that we defeated If you are de feated you stay in congress and if you are elected you stay out The only way to get a man in congress is to elect a young man who looks like he will live till he is seated Yours WILL ROGERS ROBBERS SHOOT 2 MEN TO DEATH Farm Workers Killed When They Resist Attempted Holdup PRAIRIE DU CHIEN Wts Nov 11 Gorman and his son workers on the farm of Wil liam and Cornelius Horrigan north of here were shot to death this afternoon when robbery of the Hor rigan home by three men and a woman was frustrated The Horrigan brothers and their sister operated the farm and were reputed to have kept large sums of money in their home Shortly after loon the touring car was driven nton the farmyard nnc the men advanced on the house with drawn funs while the woman remained in the car Gorman and his son resisted and were shot clown The quartet fled without obtaining anything EIGHT ACCUSED OF TREACHERY Russians Branded as Plotting With French Against Union MOSCOW Nov 11 Russians In a broad indictment pub lished today by N V Krylenko as sistant peoples commissar for jus tice and public prosecutor of the R S F S R are accused of ne gotiating with M Raymond Poin care and Aristide Briand of France for a military attack on the soviet union The charge of plotting with the former president and premier and the foreign minister of France Is one of a long list of accusations con tained in the indictment which names MM Ramsin Kalimmikov Laritchev Tcharnovsky Fedotov Kuprinov Ochkin and Sitnin The eight men members of a so called industrial party counter revolutionary organization are ac cused of participation in antisoviet activities industrial and political and of preparing favorable condi tions for foreign armed interven tion Cabinet of Belgium Resigns Because of University Question BRUSSELS Belgium Nov 11 Jaspar and his minis try resigned today after five liberal members of the cabinet had decided to leave the government because ol a controversy over the Fleniish and French language questionat Ghent university The premier the resig nation to King Albert ALLIES STAND IN IT TO WAR HEROES League1 of NaHbils Hal Filled With Hush of Reverence By THE ASSOCL4TBD PRESS THE world of the wartime allies gave the Armistice anniversarj its annual salute of silence At Arlington national cemetery by the sepulchre of the symbolic slain at the cenotaph iii London with his majesty King George standing In uniform among hia subjects at the Arc dTriomphe in Paris at the monument to the war dead in Lis bon and in the hall of the league of nations at Geneva there was thi reverent hush of homage Roar of Piano Stilled Even the roar of the manmade ircV that ride the air between Bng and and France was still in tribute A British passenger plane flying 2000 feet above the fields of Kent throttled its engines while its pas sengers stood bareheaded in their places for the two minutes of si ence The captain and crew of the giant German seaplane DOX riding jently at anchor off Calshot and in waters where 32 years ago no German craft would have dared show itself joined in commemora lon to the end of the war They stood bareheaded on one of the ships floats the flag of the Ger man republic flying at half staff between them Tribute to Wilson The chief of all American flght ng men in France during the war General John J Pershing spoke rom his office at Washington and said May there never be another var In Washington there was tribute n Washington cathedral at the omb of Woodrow Wilson and Pres dent Hoover after placing a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier spoke before the goodwill congress of the world alliance for interna tional friendship America celebrated the day with exercises parades and gatherings in city and hamlet with men of the army and navy joining Those Who Know What War Is Oppose It He Declares The following address was given by Col Huiiford JMac Nidcr United States minister to Cnnada at tho Armistice celebration of tho American Legion ut Chicago on tho morn ing of Armisticu day A LONG 500 miles of broken fields shattered villages from the North Sea to the boundary lines of Switzerland the deap sullen roar ell away Five million earthcolor ed creatures rose uncertainly and Tied to stand up again like men There was a new and strange throb n the breast of everyone of them This was the Armistice It was over Across the ruined countryside where a moment before there hac been no sign of life now stood up right once more what was loft of the Elower of half of the great na tions of the earth The fleeting ex ultation of victory of a job well black pangs of defeat the thot of a bannerless return to the these came and passed Helmetswere pushed back or clattered to the ground in the strange new silence Eyes that had seen all that hate death hellon earth could muster met across what an instant before had meant all those things and more The long lines of men looked curiously at the sky at the surrounding devastation at each other Resentment at least Markets at a Glance NEW YORK telephone Jrops 5 points to new low then ral ies domestics ileadicr foreigns heavy Cities Service rallies more than a point CHICAGO to lower T LASTING PEACE URGES LEGION TO AID Ralph T ONeil national commander of tho American Legion urged tho Legion to aid in providing employment for tho jobless umong veterans of the World war In his Armistice Day address nt Davenport Tho address will be found on page 8 Gibson Announces Position of Nation at Seosion of Commission GENEVA Nov 11 ble American opposition to any imitation of armaments thru a method of budgetary restriction was innounced by Hugh S Gibson the Vashington representative at the ession of the preparatory commls ion of disarmament here today Ambassador Gibsons announce nent was made in the course of dis ussion of the budgetary method of nutation which the British and talian representatives said their overnments favored althoSiot to he exclusion of more direct meth ds of limitation The American envoy declared hat the American government af er examining the question minutely ecently had found it could not hange its attitude of opposition to he plan and he asserted that the United States was not likely to sign ny convention imposing this meth d altho not objecting to other na ions limiting their expenditures We already practice a system f limitation by direct means plus ull publicity for expenditures Gibson said We believe this he most effective method of limit ng armaments In short we believe t easier to conceal the application f a dollar than to conceal the cx stence of a rifle Jobber Suspect Freed by Jury on Testimony of Having Been Doped TIMBERLAKE S Dak Nov 11 Scranton bank robber vho was wounded at Glencross last tily in an ambush that killed two f his companions was acquitted y a jury early this morning Testimony that Scranton was doped at the time of the robbery vas said to have been the deciding nfluence upon the jury Found Hanging to Raftpj DAVENPORT Nov 11 ody of William Boiler 85 was ound hanging from a rafter in his arn last night The coroners vcr ict wns suicide because of despond ncy over ill health Tunney Does Not Owe Tim Maraa Cent Boxer Wins Decisiot in Suit for Half Million NEW YORK Nov 11 Tunney retired boxing champion of the world does not owe Timothy J Mara a cent a supreme court jury decided today Mara claimed a share of Tunneys ring earnings for help ing to arrange the match at Phila delphia in 1926 in which Tunney won his championship from Jack Dcmpscy The jury held for Tunney In his contention that Mara a New York bookmaker and boxing factor was enlisted only to try to have the fight held in New York and that since it was not held here the contract was void The court had instructed that Tunney owed Mara all or none of the more than half a million dollars which represented 10 per cent of Tunneys Philadelphia purse 20 per cent of his earnings as heavyweight champion and interest on both sums to date HELD IN ATTACK Married Man Admits Driving Car From Which Nurse Leaped ANAMOSA Nov 11 Clark 35 Cascade married and the father of two children was arrested at Cascade today in connection with an attack made Saturday upon Miss Anna Richmond 18 a nurse at Mercy hospital here Sheriff John Bodenhofer said that Clark had admitted that he was driver of the car from which he said Miss Richmond jumped She received a fractured skull Clark told Bodenhofer and County Attorney Clifford B Paul that he had never seen Miss Richmond be fore and that she voluntarily en tered his car and asked him to take her for a ride Bodenhofer said the prisoner told him he made an improper remark to Miss Richmond when they started toward Cedar Rnplds nnci that she resented it and leaped from the car Officers expected to bring Clark before Miss Richmond for identification NATIONS CHIEF URGES RENEWED PEACE EFFORTS Says Great Hope Lies in Extending principles of Law JTASHINGTON Nov 11 V renewed appeal for adherence y the United States to the world ourt and a broad participation of his country in friendly efforts to naintain the peace of the world was made today by President Hoover In an Armistice Day address be ore the annual conference and good vill congress of the World Alliance or International Friendship Thru le Churches the president pointed ut the various treaties and methods hat had been worked out for peace ul settlement of the difficulties mong the nations of the world In the development of methods f pacific settlement a great hope ics in ever extending the body and principles of international law on which such settlements will bo based he said Permanence Assured The world court is now a strong ly established institution amongst 45 nations as a continuing body performing and facilitating able determinations which can only be accomplished sporadically under special treaties of arbitration Its permanence is assured and from It there is steadily growing a body of precedent decisions and acceptance of law in the formulation of which we in our own interest but in advance ment of peace A year ago I made a suggestion of a practical contribution in settle ment of an ageold controversy of freedom of the seas I proposed that food supplies should be made im mune from interference in time of war and that the security of such supplies should be guaranteed by leutra transport and management I proposed it not alone upon humane grounds but that the haunting fears of nations who must live from over he sea might be relaxed and the acrifices which they make for laval strength might be lessened U S Disinterested Our food supplies are assured nd it Is therefore from us a dis nterested proposal It would make or prevention as well as limitation f war We as a nation whose indepcnd nce liberties and securities were orn of war cannot contend that lere never is or never wil be ighteous cause for war in the vorld Nor can we assume that ighteousness has so advanced in he world that we may yet have omplete confidence in the full Towth of pacific moans or rest olely upon the processes of peace or defense With the progress the world has made in the installation of the nethodical processes for the settle ment of controversies the larger roblem emerges as to fidelity to agreement to use these methods The thot and anxiety of the world 3 rightly directed to the question as to what the nations of the world Turn to Insn 2 Column Havana Under Martial Law Following Riots HAVANA Nov 11 patches from the Santiago corres pondent of the newspaper El Muncln today said that city was under mnr tial law as a result of clashes be tween students workers and the na tnionalist police in which one man was killed and 00 were wounded lETSrtV WeaA IOWA WEATHER Mostly fair Tuesday night iind Wednesday slightly wann er in southeast portion Tuesday night colder in northwest and extreme west portions Wednes day afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock uestlay morning Maximum Monday 70 minimum in Night 30 At 8 A M Tucsdsiy 40 And Monday was the finest of lem nil Three degrees warmer in he afternoon and 3 degrees warm r at night than the previous 2t ours Summer heat In fact And II nature was smiling on North owas Armistice lay too ;