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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1931, Mason City, Iowa Edited for the Home TUE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH Wage Cuts in Dispute Seen as Crumbling of Resistance of Labor t CHARLES P STEWAKT A I Oct lilf i The steel indu WII trys recent l 1 y per cent wag 4 slash not only not the first tha any industry ha made since th depression set in it is not the deep est However it af fects the grea est number o workers at onca It is an open an above boar slash wherea most of thos r 3 which havo pre ded it have been disguised in on or another And unquestionabl will be aceerted by more em 1 ployers as an example to be imi tated In brief it is widely admitted ii official circles in Washington thy lhe steel trades action probablj marks the beginning of a genera crumbling in the resistance nithert offered by organized labor will President Hoovers strong encouf agement to a reduction of wage 3 accordance with what is de Bribed as the new cohimodity pric ivel TOW BUSINESS will respond to the wage trend downward is a i vehemently disputed issue Curiously enough the group which has most strenuously opposed a re duction in the size of pay envelopes consists by no means wholly of the folk best known as defenders of interests but numbers also l n quite conspicuous sprinkling of in dividuals usually classed amcCr the hardestboiled of conservatives On I the other side not indeed actually t in favor of lower wages but at least speaking of them as inevitable are several public men with notable rec ords as liberals oven radicals The question between them of courseis Does very high pay by giving the Jsses a large buying power make iounJJys economic Daianca En Jf by disproportionately high ages paid to certain classes of labor that other large classes suf for with hard times as a conse quence ulli iFlfilviJO rLLtLJ AXVJiViJCX A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY OCTOBER 1 1931 HOME l EDITION ATHLETICS THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE NO 275 N SERIES FIRST FOR EXAMPLE Senator James E Watson of In diana who frankly calls himself an ultraconservative while progres sives refer to him as an outandout reactionary in a conversation I had tVurn lo 1 Official Study Job Situation Reports SEASONAL RISE IN COMMERCIAL Reduced Wage Scales Go Into Effect in Some Corporations WASHINGTON Oct ficials who watch most closely the industrial pendulums swing pored intently over a variety of re ports as reduced wage scales be cafne effective today in some of the nations major corporations Upon their desks were state ments and compilations both to di minish and kindle hopes of an early upswing from the depression These Indications of a seasonal rise in commercial activity basea upon re sorts from the federal reserve oard that members of the system lave been making slightly more commercial loans particularly in New York Fear Controversy Assertions of railroad attorneys hat denial of the earners plea for a 15 per cent freight rale increase vould precipitate a nationwide wage cut controversy Employment in manufacturing ndustries decreased 124 per cec md payroll totals 208 per cent dur g the year ending August iltho there was little change dur iig August as compared with July A report by officers of the metal rades department of the Ameri an Federation of Labor which pens its annual convention Mon ay in Vancouver B C expressing oncern over the weUareofjnidcne ged workmen und contending fed ral relief shouid be given unem loyed workers before they are riven desperate by cold and unger ST LOUIS HONORS CARDINALS SCORE BY INNINGS Athletics Cardinals s o 11 II K CAPITAL CHIEFS OPPOSE RETURN OF EQUAL SILVER No Strong Agitation in Sight for BiMetal Standard Play by Flay Bombs band music ad a parade thru streets jammed with thou sands of enthusiastic fans marked the triumphal return of the St ioius Cardinals to their homo city to prepare for their fourth world seriesin the last six years Here Hie parade is shown passing thru Washington avenue vVest and North Sections o State to Be Warmer on Friday J I 1 fj DES MOINES Oct 1 ally fair weather prevailed in mva today but while cooler tem jiratures were forecast for tonight in the southeastern portion the wst and north sections will be wirmer Friday In the 24 hours ending at 7 a m today Jight showers were general over the state except in the eastern section Temperatures were moderate a tho in the cast and south they were slightly above normal The weather bureau here today took cognizance of the arrival of and the end of the crop season jy discontinuing its reports from any but Its regular stations AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Of course she loves him When a girls been makin her own livin as long as she has it takes real love to reconcile h e IA to sayin Gimme To Begin Investigation Plans of the senate special com littee headed by Senator Hcbert f Rhode Island to begin an inves gation within two weeks of un mployment insurance Meanwhile the administration ithheld public comment upon ths age cuts announced to take effect xlay in the steel automobile rub er copper alumimmi and other dustries Developments were be g scanned closelv however anci the reaction of the Federation of Labors convention is awaited Kcport Expansion The labor department jii making public manufacturing labor figures reported some expansion in season al activities giving work to thou sands of men and women in various sections New England textile mills and silk mills in the middle Atlantic district were credited xvith improve ment Operations wore reported curtailed however in automobile iron steel and radio plants and in coal mining Arlene Zipse 7 Is Struck While Returning Home From School NEW HAMPTON Oct lene Zipse 7 received a fractured skull and died instantly when she was struck by a car near her home six miles north of here yesterday afternoon The child was returning home from school and got out of an auto on highway 59 just as the car which hit her started to pass The coroner said C W Tietus Wa erloo the driver would not be held He stopped immediately after the accident and gave assistance owan Answers Letter Nebraska Friend Sent to Him 44 Years Ago EUSTIS Nebr Oct 1 Forty four years ago John Kyncr pioneer resident here wrote a letter to a boyhood friend at Fulton III Yesterday he received an answer to it The answer came from Manila Iowa the present home of T Dyson the boyhood friend Dyson explained that he had kept Kyners letter Ihruout tho yearsintending to reply and had just been gripped by the writing urge Grange Will Oppose Beer as Farm Aid Calls Wets Proposa to Modify Tragic Prescription Oct 1 zation of beer as a healthful for ailing agriculture is seen h the national grange as a tragic1 prescription which it will oppose Instead of producing a tonic fo the farmer the grange predicts re sumption of brewing would be detri mental to agriculture thru harm done the dairy poultry soft drinks and confectionery industries Hus 800000 members A statement by Louis J Taber national master gave the position of the grange which counts upwards of 800000 members from every state In the meantime the agriculture department dedicated to helping the farmer dug into the economics of legalized beer The investigation which Secre tary Hyde said had no connection with the while house was actively begun by Nils A Olsen chief oi the departments economics bureau and a corps of assistants Assistance Asked What the farmer has done since prohibition where he has turned in his1 endeavors and other statistical phases of the problem will be sought by Olsen Some assistance will be asked from the prohibition bureau Aligning with Senator Capper re publican Kansas the grange took Ithe position 4 per cent beer would reduce consumption of dairy prod ucts nonalcoholic beverages and candy It described as tragic the finding of socalled national lead ers pressing for beer to combat the depression Would Sustain Agriculture the grange held would sustain a tremendous loss and one which it could ill afford to bear if consumption of dairy and poultry products should fall to sa loonday levels because of resump tion of brewing Political leaders who plan to spon sor a four per cent beer bill were warned the grange would oppose all attempts to evade and nullify the fundamental law contending congress lacked authority to legal ize the beverage PLAN TO GROUP EAST Trunkline Presidents Agree to Recommend Scheme to Commission NEW YORK Oct 1 dents of the eastern trunkline rail roadstoday agreed to recommend to the interstate commerce commis sion a plan for grouping the rail roads in the eastern district into four systems This was interpreted as indicat ing that the roads were at last in agreement as to all important mat ers in the plan and was regarded n Wall street as a major step in bringing to fruition the longpro ected plan of consolidating the eastern railroads The formal announcement of the decision made today after a con erence in the offices of W W At terbury president of the Pcnnsyl ania railroad said The presidents of the Pennsyl vania New York Central Balti more and Ohio and Chesapeake and OhioNickel Plate system after nany conferences of the four sys cms have reached an agreemen o be signed and forwarded to th nterstate commerce commission ecommending a modification of th ommissions plan for grouping th ailroads in the eastern district inU our systems WASHINGTON Oct 1 turn of the United States to bi metallism as its money system was opposed in official circles today on the ground that there seemed to be no occasion for tampering with the gold standard Gold as the basis of monetary systems thruout the world was said to provide the most satisfactory base and temporary abolition of the gold standard in Great Britain and European countries was not regard ed as reflecting a permanent policy It was said there had been but little serious agitation for a return to bimetallism and that Uiis came chiefly from senators representing silver producing stales The people of the nation as a whole decline to accept silver in cir culation it was said because of the inconvenience of carrying heavy silver dollars It was pointed out that silver was quite changeable in value and that conditions were different from years ago when silver mines pro duced large quantities of the metal in this country At present it was said most of the silver produced mined as a bicroduct of othe metals The following play by pluy account of the opening world series game is by Alan Gould Associated Press sports editor FIRST INNING Bishop up A prelim inary conference among the um pires and field leaders caused some delay The crowd stood for the national anthem Bishop np Ball one low outside strike one it was a fast ball waist high Bishop took a sec ond strike over inside corner Bishop fanned swinging and the crowd roared Haas up Foul strike one strike two Haas chopped the Lefty Grove Gives Cardinals 12 Hits but American League Sluggers Make Most of 11 Al Simmons Gets Homer By EDWARD J NEIL SPORTSMANS PARK ST LOUIS Oct 1 AP four run rally in the third inning and a blasting homer bybig Al Simmons in the seventh gave the World champion Philadelphia Athletics a 6 to 2 victory over the St Louis Cardinals today in the opening game of TO START BRITISH PROTEST Chicagoan Will Plan Conservation in Iowa DES MOINES Oct 1 contract with Jacob L Crane Jr Chicago to plan a 25 year conser vation program in Iowa was signed here Wednesday by the state board of conservation The survey is to cost and is to be completed by Jan 1 1933 housands of Jobless Storm City Hall of Town in Lancashire SALFORD Lancashire England Oct 1 of uncm ployed persons stormed the city hal today to protest reductions in the dole and engaged a widespread fight with the police Dozens of them were arrested In the middle of the morning several thousand unemployed par aded to the public square in front of the city hall Two policemen on duty at the doors of the building were surrounded and jostled into the middle of the crowd The parade broke ranks and there was a surging mass of peo ple in the square when mounted police rode up at the gallop draw ing their clubs and charging Many were struck down and others were trampled as the crowd fell back Foot police waded In but a number of those whom they tried to arrest fought back so vigorously they had to be dragged off to the police station In the first rush on the city hall many in the crowd brandished clubs ns they shouted remember 1914 to 1018 Bovine Test War at Tipto Nearly Over With AH Herds Tested DES MOINES Oct 1 T Colonel Charies Grahl assistant ad jutant general said today arrange ments are now being made to with draw Iowa national guardsmen fron Tipton Saturday He said plans are that the firs details will leave late in the after noon It is possible the last to leave will start from Tiptqn Sun day Arrangements to transport the troops are now being made by head quarters at Tipton Colonel Grahl said Colonel Grahl will go to Tipton to be in charge of the evacuation Veterinarians who have carried on their work since a week ago Tuesday under the protection of Iowa national guardsmen mobilized by Gov Dan Turner to enforce the states bovine tuberculin tost law said they believed all herds had been tested Only reading of results of herds tested within the last 48 hours re mains before the state can write finis on the Cedar county test J W Lenker farmer charged with moving quarantined cattle will go on trial Saturday morning Hig trial originally scheduled for today was postponed because of Illness of Judge H C Ring Ft Dodge Woman Says She Owned Liquor for Which Son Was Taken FORT DODGE Oct 1 I Bessie Arne Wednesday told the federal court here that she owned ihe alcohol seized at her home and for the alleged possession of which her son Robert 17 had bean ar rested ball into the dirt Haas struck out swinging at a low curve Coch rane up Ball one outside Coch rane grounded to Gelbert and was out to runs no hits no errors none left up Strike one it was a fast ball insider strike two the ball glanced toward the Cardi nal dugout High struck out tak ing a called third strike Roettger up Strike one it was a fast one over the heart ot the plate foul strike two the ball bounced into the upper tier behind plate ball one low outside Roettger singled cicanly into center field Frisch up Strike one called foul strike two tho ball went over the grand stand roof behind plate foul it went into lower boxes off first base lino Frisch singled to right and Roett ger dashed to third base it was the hit and run play and executed beautifully Bottomley up Strike one he swung strike two the ball glanced into the back screen Bottomlcy hit over second base anij RoeUger scored Bishop stopped the ball but was unable to make a play and it was a hit Frisch stopped at second Hafey up Foul strike one foul strike two the ball went into the boxes off the right field foul line foul the ball glanced behind the plate foul into the lower stands back ofthird base ball one low inside ball two outside Hafey struck out swinging at a fast ball inside Martin up Strike one swinging foul strike two tho ball bounced back of the plate Ball one high Martin hit agninst the right screen scoring Frisch and sending Bottomley to third It was n two base hit Wilson up Wilsoi grounded out to Williams William to runs four hits m errors two left SECOND INNING up Foul strike one the ball skced into the right field stands ball one foul strike two the nail cnrommed behind the plate Simmons bounded out Gelbert to Botlomley Foxx ip Strike one swinging strike wo he swung again Foxx struck out on a called third strike and the rowd howled Miller up Ball one ow strike one he swung bal wo high inside foul tliu ball loundecl off Wilsons mask foul nto upper tier behind tlie plate Filler struck out lie was Derrin crs fourth strike out victim and ic young right luinucr received a rcmendous cheer as he went to the ugout No runs m hits no errors one up Ball one ow strike one called ball two in rte foul strike two the ball hit nto the dirt foul into the stands nek of first foul into the upper eck off first base bail three low nd inside foul into Ihe upper tier back of plate Gelbert flicd out to Miller Derringer up There was in other outburst of applause for thn pitcner strike one swinging ball the World series 1930 CHAMPIONS FOUR RUNS LEFTY COMES THRU Ar A balmy perfect Indian summer day was at hand with thousands of fans jamming Sportsmans park for the battle The sun was shining brightly and the temperature hovered near thn eighties With hotels crowded the throngs here for the series wore out early today and long lines formed at the park waiting for the gates to open The turnstiles started clicking at 11 a m and the fails began early filling the 40000 scats and slanding room places and gelling settled for the start of the game at p m C S T Gabby Streets Red Birds and Connie Macks Athletics waited un til shortly before game time before warming up Ullllmn ss Grove n mpliTJc Klpn iVullln An Slnrtt Vllinnl ivnn American Marti UjlMIM C licllMrt llfrrluGiir i National league IicTiluiI rrlcan Iruciii llnt liusr rnsno Mirnnit Ttirn In Inco Column Archbishop of Toledo Resigns Spanish Post VATICAN CITY Oct 1 The Vatican today confirmed the resignation of Cardinal Segura y Saenz as archbishop of Toledo Spain The resignation was sent to Pope ilia yesterday nnd he accepted it mmcd lately III Rogers EL PASO Tex Oct the old days in a prohibition fight the money used to be with the wets but nowadays its all on the other side in addition to the great bootlegging inter ests which is no longer just a racket but an They have joined with the W C T US Now yesterday statistics show some new allies Candy jumped from million to S100 million soft drinks from 50 to 5275 millions and ics cream from to 5305 millions so the poor wet has nothingon his side but Ills thirst Yours WILL ROGERS Missouri Swings Into Line in Hoovers Plan for Relief of Jobless WASHINGTON Oct J rVith Missouri now in line 10 states iave assured President Hoovci hey will strive to help their own metnployed this winter Completion of an organization in Missouri to care for its itnem ployed was announced today bv President Hoover The following states in addition to Missouri the president said have indicated their ability to un dertake their own problem Rhode Island Indiana Michigan Coimec Mcut Illinois New York California VVest Virginia and Delaware Representatives of business to morrow will present their own prc scriptions for handling the coun trys economic problems The directors of the chamber or commerce of the United States will be presented with reports from committees which since early in the year have been scrutinizing tho troubles besetting industry and the country as a whole Establishment of a voluntary centra planning board to keep em ployment nt an even keel both thru boom time and depression is un derstood to be an important part ot the recommendations Antitrust laws will receive at tention from a committee which has delved into their effect on pro duction of natural rcsourccr This includes petroleum coal and lum ber the three basic industries most affected by unregulated overpro duction during recent years Large Number of Visitors I Attracted to Waterloo Exhibition T WATERLOO Oct 1 day at the twentysecond annual Uairy Cuttle congress attracted a large number of visitors today Judgingcontinued among Jersey Hoistein nnd Ayrshire cattle Bel gian horses poultry and walerfoul and buttermaking On Una after noons program were the competi tive junior club demonstrations U3 well as special lectures and farm and home demonstrations Officials pronounced excellent the seed corn exhibits at the sixth an nual corn show held In connection with the cattle congress Louis Quirin of Schallen won first places among northern Iowa exhibi tors for both yellow and wiiite va rietics of corn In the southern section F Tuck er of Panora won in the yellow class and Carl Holden of Williams burg in the white P C Taff of Ames was tha judge and A G Larson Cedar Falls superintendent Herbert Gray of Fort Wayne ind today wns named the sweep stakes winner on the Midwest Rab bit show He was awarded a silver loving cup Passenger Train Rams in Rear End of Freight PAYNE Oct I Burling ton passenger engine was damaged and a caboose a car of grapes and three empty stock cars of a freight train were wrecked hero Wednes day when the passenger plowed into the rear of the freight B G Wheat fireman of the passenger was bruised about the body when he jumped from the enginecab IOWA WEATHER fair Thursday night and Friday slightly cool er Thursdny night In thn cv tremn southeast portion Wnrm fr Irldsiy in west and north portionn LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Minlnuini in At R n rn Thursday fj Kiinfall50 of an Inch ;