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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1930, Mason City, Iowa b riiiLOvr E R il I M EM a vAR T D E P T OF I OV A n o I N F S I A North Iowas ID ALLY PAPER Edited for the Home NEVVSPAPBK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION OL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS CEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCT 9 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE NO 313 BRAZIL HEAD TO KEEP POST Fear Causes Depression All State of Mind Says Business Editor By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 9 CFA Editor Merle Thorpe of the Nations Busi ness organ of the U S cham ber of commerce speaks in a puzzled tone of the slowness of the countrys re covery from its hard times com plex Its purely a state of mind he says Why dont we come out of it Addressing the American Association of Personal Finance companies at the societys annual banquet at Washington a short time ago Editor Thorpe blamed unreasoned fear for the depression OF course the editor is right to largo part Everything is stillhere that was here before the market crash The actual number of folk who are pinched for cash because they had been gambling and the crash caught them is considerable but In pro portion to the countrys whole pop ulation there are not so many of themThe others are all right if they only think so Nevertheless the psychological factor does enter into the problem DOES IT enter into it to this ex Isthere quite a sizable influen itial class of Americans who dis 1 tlnctly do not want u return to pre 1 market crash vided Ithat they themselves can hangf on to their jobs and wiggle Baptist Convention Committees Are Appointed STATE SESSIONS NOW UNDER WAY IN MC CHURCH Former Head of Iowa Group Sends Message to Local Delegates APPOINTMENT of various con vention committees arid ar rangements for the election of mem bers from the various district as sociations to the nominating com mittee occupied a large amount of the time in the annual Baptist con vention here Thursday morning A discussion of religious educa tion development and the place of the church in the characterbuilding program being started by the public school and colleges in the United States was led by the Rev Louis P Jensen Chicago Carmen Introduced While the public schools and state universities and colleges are able to do considerable good in character building In addition to giving techni cal education Mr Jensen stated that market crash vartety U It ever does evolve JitseU Is Tit I among the possibilities that these apostles of pessimism are pur suing a policy of pooh poohing all hopeful utterances issued from authoritative sources with a view to stimulating business and thai Torn to Fgga 6 Column MANUEL HERRICK TO BE SENTENCED Former Congressman Con victed on Charge of Dry Law Violation BALTIMORE Oct 9 uel Herrick congressman from Ok lahoma in 1921 was in jail here today awaiting sentence on a charge of manufacture and possession of liquor He was convicted in federal district court yesterday despite his insistence he had been attempting to procure evidence of dry law vio lation He acted as his own attorney and addressed the jury that returned its verdict after 10 minutes deliber ation Herrick was arrested Aug 8 at a 600 gallon still in southern Mary land Agents making the raid said the former congressman dressed in blue overalls was working as a 15 week Handyman He contended he had been at tempting to aid in dry law enforce men and said he was hoping to be paid for the evidence he procured John P Moore a prohibition depart ment clerk at Washington denied Herrick had been engaged or prom ised protection THURSDAY EVENING GOT 9 Henry H Presiding prelude Instrumental trio Harlan Macfiiillan xOIannCt Mrs II C Johnaop Harp Mis1 Leon Woodward Worship RevTE True Duet lira W E Bennett C O MaudEley Welcome to new by execu tive secretary Address Dr M E Dodd FUIDVY MORNING OCT 10 Ileiiry H Peterson Presiding Worship Rev C O Loken Business including all reports Election ot Convention Officers Aiidrcss Dr George L White New York City Presentation ot Needs ot Special Interests a School and Colleges b Denominational Papers c Northwestern Hospital As Assoclatlon W Northwest Baptist Home etc Luncheon at Y W C A FBIBAV AFTERNOON OCT 10 Henry K Peterson Presiding Rev E F Austin Student Center Work Rev E E Dlerks Reports ol CQoperatlng Confer ences German Re v Carl 2 Spteker Uanlsn Kev Nell C Berg Swedish Rev A G Lagerqulpt Ncsru Rev J W Tutt Folk songs of these nationalities be presented In costume by Etrls of Mason City High School under direction of Miss Ellen Smith AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Times is so hard that Pa had about decided we wouldnt give anything to foreign missions this year but his lumbago got worse again the work of the church is not being overlapped In the least For while the public schools can build char acter the instructors cannot legally teach the gospel of Christ or of any denomination or do evangelical work among the students The church school can cooperate with the pub lic schools in characterbuilding he pointed out and at the same time go still further in teaching the gospel The Rev A W Lyons presiding officer of the Thursday morning service introduced Newton Carmen religious education director for the state of Iowa who expressed his favor of the definite program in th church school Mitchell Sends Message J A Cooper7 New York City a representative of the Board of Mis sions In the national organization pointed out the advancement made In the strength of the church both financially and spiritually during the past quarter century He de plored the fact that while 99 pe cent of the money in1 the world i owned by professed Christians ye so much is spent for needless an wasteful pleasures He cited spe cially the annual tobacco bill paii by the American people A message was read from Dr G P Mitchell former executive aecre tary of the Iowa Baptists who ha been retired because of ill health The convention voted to send a tele gram of best wishes to Dr Mltchel Members of the committee on th order of convention business in eluded the Rev Jewel Plckett Ma son City chairman the Rev A W Lyons and Mrs F B Asquith Th committee to select the place an time for meetng next year is com posed of theRev F G Codd Dav enport Mrs E H Williams For Dodge and the Rev H C Rio Boone Nearly 500 delegates were regia tered for the convention by noo Thursday Besides this there wer Tarn to rage 6 Colamn 70000 MARCH IN LEGION PARADE AT BOSTON In one of the greatest military spectacles New Enjjlanrt PVRT has sfinn streets of Boston that once echoed with the tread of Revolutionary heroes rang with the trend of American Leelonnalres In a parade that required eight hours to pass the reviewing stand Photo shows a view of the parade outstanding event of the Legion convention as It passed tho reviewing stand FLYRS OFF ON Boyd and Connor Canadian Pilots Start at Break in Fog HARBOR GRACE N P Oct 9 IF Captain Errol Boyd and Lieut Harry Connor hopped at oclock Iowa time in the air plane Columbia for England The two flyers had been fog ound at the local airport for more ban two weeks Early today fog still hung over the Newfoundland coast but impatient at tho delay hey prepared to take advantage of the first break in the weather It came during the forenoon when the flouds broke away and he flyers decided to take the leap mmediately It will be the Columbias second ironsAtlantic crossing if the fly ers are successful The airplane is owned by Charles A Levine who lew in it to Germany more than liree years ago His pilot was Clarence Chamberlin Backing the flight is John A OBrien of New York St Cloud Is Building ST CLOUD Minn Oct 9 Figures beyond the million dollar mark are expected to be recorded for building operations in St Cloud during 1930 Permits for the first nine months total Fifty one new homes were erected Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Gal Oct the baseball is all over now St Louis did mighty well west of tho river but they should have never crossed it Fording tho Mississippi and gojng east has ruined not only many ball teams but many a prom ising public man Take these boys at home among their own pop bottles and they were hard to clean after but they had ho business east of the river monkeying with Mr Earnshaw Connie Mack at 99 years of age will be able to sit in bed and show 15 other managers how to handle a ball team in a crisis But it must have been a great series Only one man I cant for give thats the radio announcer for Columbia who kept compar ing Dykes bonehead play chas ing Gelbert to one pulled years ago by Hans Wagner Hans Wagner never in all his life pulled one It was Heinie Zim merman Yours WILL ROGERS Bodies wIMURBERSUSPECT Lie in State Britain Prepares to Do Honor to Victims of R101 LONDONOct 9 Ancient walls and rafters of Westminster jail echoed today to the hammers of carpenters preparing the catafal que on which coffins of the48 vic tims of the R101 disaster will lie in state tomorrow The fortyeighth coffin that con taining the body of S Church Rig jer who died yesterday at Beauvais will be added to the 47 brot here aboard the warships Tempest and ribune To Bo In One Grave The coffins will be removed to night from the mortuary chamber where they have rested to the hall and will be ranged in double column each draped in a national flag and nloral tribute ranged around itSen tinels with reversed arms will stand silently around the catafalque while the public files past The vast grave in which the bod es are to be laid side by side in churchyard is within sight of the hangar from which the il101 went on its fateful voyage ast Saturday evening The coffins will not be lowered in accordance with usual custom since the grave ias a sloping side down which they will be carried The bishop of Saint Albans will conduct the funeral ser vice according to rites of the church of England Thereafter a Roman Catholic priest and Presbyterian pastor will read the services of their congregations over the bodies To Bo Honored Saturdays funeral procession from Westminster hall to Euston station for enirainment of the cof fins for Bedford will commence at 10 oclock The coffins will be conveyed by army wagons and Immediately at the rear will walk relatives and friends of the men who have per ished followed by representatives of the air council the army council the admiralty the third watch of the R101 crew numbering 100 men the royal marine band and naval de tachments Roy Abbott 48 Quizzed b New Hampton Officers NEW HAMPTON Oct asaw county authorities questlone Ray Abbott 48 who claimed to b a former resident of Duluth yester day afternoon and evening in re arU to the murder of Earl Fulle 2 Dubuque boy whose body was ound in a clump of willows alon he Mississippi river Sunday inon ng Abbott who wore old ragge ilothes arrived in Lawler Sunda iometime and since that time ha leen staying in a hobo oamp nea he city limits He asked for a Du uque newspaper in several Lawle Business houses He denies an knowledge of the murder A pair of pliers were found o Abbotts person which caused New Hampton authorities to believ more thoroly in his possible con nection with the Dubuque case H las been taken to Dubuque for trial Miami Champion of Drum Corps Iowa Among First Eight BOSTON Mass Oct 9 Taryey M Seeds post bugle am drum corps Miami Fla today was the national American Legion cham pion The outfit with a score of 9H15 replaced the Frankfort post Philadelphia 1929 champions in the contest last night The Racine post finished scconc with 9227 and the Frankfort post third with 0109 Among the other eight post which took part in tho finals was that from Fort Dodge A genuine thriller A brilliant houseparty A shy poet The poet has disappeared A door is locked The guests are in volved in a series of excit ing and dramatic events in a swiftlymoving detective story IT WAS LOCKED A Mystery Story By John Hawk WATCH FOR THIS THRILLER BEGINNING Saturday October 11 In the GlobeGazette Ralph T ONeil Topeka New Legion Commander Request for Cash Compensations Killed BOSTON Oct 9 T VNeil of Topeka Kans was elected ational commander of the Amer can Legion at the annual convcn ion today ONeil defeated Munroe Johnson f Marion S Car the only other andldate whose name went before he convention The vote on a roll all of the state delegations was ONeil 879 Johnson 346 Upon request of Johnson the ilectton was made unanimous Preparedness Keynote A resolution to request the govr rnment to cash adjusted compen atlon certificates of World war veterans to the amount of 80 per ent was killed by being placed on he table the vote was 9G7 to 244 Preparedness was the keynote of series of resolutions adopted by he legion atthe opening of todays ession The first of these called or a standing army of 125000 men and a national guard of 210000 These recommendations were contained in the report of the na tional defense committee as pre sented to the convention by C B Robbins of Cedar Rapids Iowa and adopted It called for 12000 officers in addition to the enlisted person nel In the standing army Ask E O T O Support adopted fav ored furtherance of the legion marksmanship program Interde partmental rifle and pistol matches and the building up of biggest ani better rifle clubs the appropri ation by congress of for development of rifle clubs more adequate recognition for band lead ers support for the R O T C and an investigation of lobbying against the R O T C The convention went on record as favoringa navy up to the strength permitted by the naval treaty purchase of a 17000 acre plot of land adjacent to West Point for the development of the U S military academy better means of promotion for navy warrant offi cers more adequate congressional support for the merchant marine and increased coordination between the military and aeronautical forces COMMANDS LEGION Ralph T ONell past national commander and newly elected commander of the American Legion FEDERALS START OFFENSIVE FROM STRATEGIC PORT Battle Is Imminent as Rebels Move Forces to Meet Them RIO DE JANEIRO Oct 9 President Washington Luis of Brazil announced thru u govern ment spokesman this afternoon that he had no intention of resigning his office Revolutionary leaders addressed a request to him late yes terday to abdicate Meanwhile fedora army forces based on the strategic port of Florianapolis in the state of Santa Catharina today launched an of fensive against the revolutionary forces in that state General Costa federal army I leader notified officials of the state of Sao Paulo that i force of 2500 ederal cavalrymen had taken the eld This force was divided in five egiments of 500 men each Take Steps in North Possession of Florianapolia lias jreat strategic value as the city af ords an important base for opera ions by federal troops against the ebel strongholds in the southern state of Rio Grande Do Sul and di vides that state from other rebel erritory At the same time as the federal Ralph T ONell the new Legion commander is a native of Kansas Turn to Page 30 Column 1 LAURA INGALLS BREAKS RECORD Holds Mark for Time in East West Crossing of Country LOS ANGELES Oct 9 Battling storms and groping thru dense mountain fogs during the last 300 miles of a transcontinental flight Laura Ingalls 25 diminutive aviatrix has established a mark for flyers of her elapsed timo of 30 hours 27 minutes for flying across the United States Miss Ingalls left New York Sun day making nine stops enroute to Grand Central air terminal Glen dale She completed the last leg from Kingman Ariz her last fuel Ing stop in four hours 40 minutes dropping down at Glendale at p m P S T yesterday The aviatrix made the crossing in the same plane with which she recently set the worlds record of 714 barrel rolls and the womens record of 980 consecutive loops Markets at a Glance NEW YORK Stocks Weak brokerage failure precipitates fresh liquidation Bonds Heavy pressure against South Americans eases Curb Weak market breaks to new low Sugar Higher proposed control of Cuban crop Butter Steady CHICAGO Wheat Easy weakness Wall Street and large Russian exports Corn Easy easier corn markets and weakness Kansas City Cattle Steady to strong1 Hogs Lower MEETTOSHAPE OPINION OF U S IN ARMS PARLEY Gibson and Wilson Talk Over Question With Departments Oct 9 an effort to shape the policy to be followed by the United States at the forthcoming sessions of the league of nations preparatory dis armament commission Americas two leading diplomaticnaval ex perts today began 10 days of inten sive discussions with state depart ment officials Hugh S Gibson American am basador to Belgium and Hugh R Wilson American minister to Swit zerland who are expected to bo chosen by President Hoover as Am ericas delegates to the commis sions meeting met to discuss dis armament today for the first time since the London naval conference To Bo Long Session Minister Wilson brot with him from Berne the secret tentative agenda distributed by the commis sion among thenations which will send delegates to the meeting open ing at Geneva Nov 6 The agenda will be published for the sessions as soon as the plans have been agreed upon There was no doubt In the minds of state department officials today that the Geneva session promises to last for at least a month in view of the great mass of material which must be covered The measure of agreement which has been reached by thg commission over a number of years consists of two alternative texts for a formula for a general disarmament conference to follow These divergent texts have been published together with reservations attached by individual nations to many provisions Agreement Impossible The reconciliation of these diver gencies of opinion must be worked out by tho preparatory commission at the coming meeting Some offi cials here have expressed the belief that a complete agreement formula is impossible The feeling Is however that the commission will make some effort to arrange as nearly a satisfactory formula as possible and submit it to the league of nations assembly as the best that can bo done government launched itsdrlvci nthfef a Which have been revolutionists notably in Pernam buco Rio Grande Do Norte and Parahyba Calls Naval Reservists In addition to the army reservists between the ages of 21 and 30 called up several days ago the gov ernment has now called the naval reservists of the same ages in the federal district these reservists mostly report for duty and then are ordered to await a second summons The first reservist to report was the youngest son of President Washington Luis Victor Luis Per eira De Souza The government is seeking to pur chase the latest type of bombing planes and has been making inquir ies in the United States regarding quick shipments ff BATTLE IMMINENT MONTEVIDEO Uruguay Oct 9 W Brazilian revolutionary troops were rushed today to the border of the states of Parana and Sao Paulo where a battle with defending fed eral forces was imminent Two regiments of cavalry and ar tillery accompanied by consider able reserves and 80 volunteers or ganized into a military brigade Tuni In Tftco El Column 1 Pleads Guilty Sentenced FAIRFIELD Oct 0 Charles F Wennerstrum yesterday sentenced A L Lewis 31 Ottum wa to an indeterminate term at the Fort Madison penitentiary pleaded guilty to a charge of intent to committ manslaughter following1 his confessed attempt to shoot Sheriff L E Stanaberry July 25 Wea State Board Meets to Hear Bus Application WATERLOO Oct 9 state board of railroad commission ers was in session here today to consider the application of the Na tional Transfer and Storage com pany of Marshnlitown for a freight bus line in Marshall Tnma Berjton Linn Grundy and Black Hawk counties IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness prob ably showers and cooler in northwest and extreme western portions Thursday night Fri day scattered shouers and cool er LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar corporation weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Thursday Highest Wednesday 75 Lowest in Night 54 At 8 A M Thursday 56 A heavy fog Thursday morning disappeared later in the day letting the sun thru with promise of more balmy weather altho the wind was back to the southeast ;