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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1931, Mason City, Iowa COWP HAftLON HEM ART OEPT OF IOWA 0 F w n North lowas DAILY Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 9 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 582 Big Navy in Bad Repute Economy Side Seems to Be Leading in Battle CHARLES P STEWART A S HIN G T O N Oct 9 In next winters fight for funds to support the navy in the style to which itwould like to have been accustomed the advantage in con gressional leader ship promises to be with the econ omy group Without trou bling to enter into the big navy folks claims i terms of hun dreds of millions or bothering to investigate the extent of the reduc tion demanded by the little navy ites Suffice it to say that the for mer want Uncle Sams sea strength brot up to the limit fixed by the last international armament treaty the latter argue that it is of no consequence whether America1 fleet altogether keeps pace with John Bulls or not The exact figures are unimportant anyway since they are so sure to be so juggled as soon as the contest starts that they will mean nothing to tfnone but experts PERSONALITIES however will loom up very interestingly in the struggle President Hoover as already has been widely advertised strenuously advocates cutting the financial al lowance for the fleet far below the total sought by the big navy par tisans thia particular proposition it appears that Mr Hoover will have more public opinion back of him than usual because of the tightness of the times ThenavyIs a romantic service for which ordinarily it is quite easy to atlr up popular en frnf mnyhB it Will hot be Tarn to Tnjre 5 Column ATHLETICS TROUNCE CARDS 8 T01 Congress to Study National Bank Laws PREPROGRAM WILL BE LESSON TO BE FOLLOWED Solons Will Seek Way to Guard Against Future Crises OFFICERS WORK ON NEW CLEWS Seek Pair Who Knew Vic tims of Farm Robbery at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON Oct Cbickasaw county authorities are investigating several eltws in at tempts to catch the three bandits who robbed the Miller family of 58000 at their home five miles west of here on Highway No 18 Mem bers of the family Katie 58 Ma thias 02 John 51 and 50 were able to give officers little ale in tracing out the robbers Sheriff George G Murray stated that the two brothers whoso names were withheld were being traced in hopes that they might shed some light to the identity of the bandits One of these men is believed by of ficers to be residing in Iowa According to Sheriff Murray Katie went with a man to Cedar Rapids about eight years ago and was induced to give him At Cedar Rapids he left her and was claimed to have died a little later A sister of this man Mrs Frank Trey na resides five miles west and a half mile east of New Hampton Knew About Circumstances Sheriff Murray stated he learned that these two men were in close touch with the a few years ago and probably knew much about their circumstances Furaer light on the importance of this investiga tion was not revealed by Sheriff Murray The theory that an attempt was made to confuse possible by Turn in IflKO Column WASHINGTON Oct 9 roscopic study by congress of the whole system of national bank ing laws on the basis of the last two years business events is certain The emergency economic program advanced at this weeks bipartisan white house conference will be the principal laboratory lesson from which congress will build to guard against future credit strains While the congressional conferees agreed to the general program ad vanced by President Hoover it was apparent today that there would ie some sharp differences of opin on over details Centers on Rediscount The main controversy is ex nected to center on the extent to vhich congress will go with th iresidential recommendation for iroadening the base of paper elig ble for rediscount by federal re ierve banks Meanwhile in New York forma Ion of the national credit corporation undertaken by rlvate financiers at the suggestion of President Hoover is near com pletion stocks cotton and grain jrices pushed upvfardialready Tinder iie stimulus cf the proposed orgad zation Mr Hoover was notlfiec hat it would be formally incoi lorated by tomorrow Soon thereafter the enormous strength of its pooled resources wil je injected into a nationwide offen sive to free frozen assets for com mercial trading Is Temporary Organization The corporation will be authorized to issue up to 51000000000 in de bentures to subscribing banks thru out the country which would con ribute 2per cent of their net dc nand and time deposits At this time it is considered a temporary organization to meet the situation pending congressional action A preliminary hint of opposition 0 some phases of the administra Ions legislative program has come already from Senator Glass of Vir ginia The former democratic sec retary of the treasury gave notice hat he would oppose proposals to include railroad real estate and in dustrial securities in paper eligible for federal reserve rediscount Over in the house Chairman Mc Fadden of the banking committee also is carefully reserving judg ment of just how far he would be prepared to go in extending the base of eligible paper AUNT HET By Robert Quillen If Sallic wants her younguns to get more exer cise she might try movin the garage farther from the dinin room WHERE EDISON FIGHTS FOR LIFE U S WILL TAKE ACTION AGAINST STRIFE IN ORIENT Will Seek to Mobilize World to Oppose Hostilities Eyes if a nation and the world arc focused on this residence in Llewellyn Park West OninRe 1ST J It is hero that Thomas AEdison renowned inventor has been fighting for hts life CREDIT CORPORATION NEW YORK Oct 9 emergency banking organization to handle frozen assets of interior banks along the lines proposed by President Hoover in his 000 bank pool plan was to be in corporated today as the National Credit corporation Mortimer N Bucknerchairman of the New York Trust company and president of the New York Clearing House association in an nouncing the organization of the new corporation last night said the charter would be applied for today in Dover Delaware The new credit corporation with main offices in New York will be capitalized with 12 nominal shares of stock of par value each to he voted by a director appointed from each federal reserve district Regional Association It is understood that business will be done thru regional clearing Tnrn to TOKC 2 Column Miss Hagey of Cedar Rapids Nominated as Library Group Chief CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 9 OP Miss E Joanna Hagey Cedar Rap ids public library librarian was nominated for election as president of the Iowa library association here today Miss Mae E Clark Dubuque nominated for vice president Miss Elizabeh Walpole of Storm Lake for treasurer and Miss Alice B Storey of Marshalltown as a member ot the executive board Nominations are virtually elec tions Man Slain in Hotel Found toBe Gunman Victim of Des Moines Police Wanted in Texas Killing EES MOINES Qct 9 today that they had Identified B stici t to fleatn jfite yej3r terday by a detective as Adelbert McCabe wanted for a gangkilling at Houston Tex and for a bank robbery at Dallas Tex His companion who gave his name as J C Shores was identified police said as AVIIliam Scrivner of Houston also sought in connection with a Texas gang killing He was arrested in the robbery of the Jef ferson Trust bank at Dallas Tex but was released Slain t Hotel McCabe was slain at a prominent hotel when he tried to escape De tective Loren Miller as thq latter sought to question him He raced for a stairway and turned to shoot but Miller emptied his own pistol at the fugitive killing him In McCabes room was found an automatic rifle several smaller weapons and 200 rounds of am munition The identifications were made after a long distance talk with Wil liam Gordon fingerprint expert of the Kansas CHy police department An auto believed to belong to the two men was taken from a loca garage by police The car a sedan bore the Kansas license number Changes Address Scrivner or Shores first told the police that he was from Minneapolis Tnm to Pnsa 2 Column COURT DEMANDS CANNON RECORD House Clerk to Give Grand Jury Documents in Probe of Bishop WASHINGTON Oct 9 District Columbia supreme court today ordered William Tyler Page clerk of the house of representa tives to produce before a grand jury the original campaign fund re ports of Bishop James Cannon Jr Page said he would comply anc present the documents he refused to deliver yesterday saying it was contrary to rules of the house Meanwhile the grand jury con tinued its inquiry to determine whether antiSmith activities ol the bishop in 1928 violated the fed eral corrupt practices act E J Armbruster justice department agent who audited accounts of the Southern Methodist churchman wa the chief witness Classroom Tramps Are Welcomed at Syracuse SYRACUSE N Y Oct 9 Classroom tramps aie being made welcome at Syracuse university Under a new rule students ma drop Into classes for which are not registered without being regarded as intruders Put then must be no cutting regular classe Lo attend the DEATH CREEPS NEARER EDISON Famous Inventor Known as Light Sleeper Gripped by Stupor By ROBERT J CAVAGNERO WEST ORANGE N J Oct 9 A Edison slipped Into a er to his bedside The world famous inventor hith erto an extremely light sleeper wa found to be in an unnaturally dee slumber this morning At brcakfas time he was aroused with difficul ty A stupor forerunner of the ci ma from which a patient cannot b awakened had gripped him1 He was persuaded to take a fev sponfuls of cereal but not nearlt enough to combat the uremic pois oning when is combining with thre other ailments to sap his strengtl Last night he took nothing and al day yesterday he went practically wthout nourishment Mr Edison spent a more quie night sleeping soundly said a bul lettin issued today by Dr Huber S Howe his physician He is however gradually losing ground Later Dr Howe told reporter about tho stupor I dont think his death Is im minent altho I would not be sur prised if I received an cmergenc call at any time the physician saic Arrangements were made to hav state policemen on motorcycles es cort him swiftly to the bedside whe such a call conies President Hoover and Pope Piu XI were informed of the latest de veiopments in the inventors illness Dr Preston Bradley to Address Waltonites Dr Preston Bradley pastor of th Peoples church Chicago will mak the address at the banquet of th local chapter of the Izaak Waltor League at oclock Friday nigh at the Y M C A Dr Bradley i national president of the Izaa Walton League of America Dr Bradley is widely known a the man who fills the pulpit of th Peoples church familiar to thous ands of radio listeners thruout th country He is said to be a speake of unusual ability and with unusua capability for holding his audience As president of the league he ha given the organization a leadershi said by members to be of the high est type Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct why didnt you tell me what this fellow Pepper Mar tin from Oklahoma was doing I had been in Mexico all this time and hadnt heard a thing I would have flew clear there to see that fellow Oklahoman operate Why I cant hear a thing of Hoover Borah Coolidge Almee Capone or Gandhi Well there was never a time when a man that would do something is more ap preciated or a novelty than he is today Jt looks like Governor Murray and Martin in 32 Yours WILL ROGERS iITASHINGTON Oct 9 American government is pre laring to make a definite move in he Manchurian situation aad indi cations are it will seek to mobilize world opinion against further Chi neseJapanese hostilities President Hoover had the subject up with his cabinet during a long forenoon session Immediately afterward Secretaijy Stimson turned his entire attention to the problem Expectation of early action was apparent at the state de partment A precedent in mobilization of world opinion against hostilities was let some time ago when Mr Stimson asked the signatories of the Kellogg Briand pact for reunicatlon of wai to express themselves against a henthreatening conflict between the soviet and China While there was no definite in formation on the proposed move it Was explained that the administra tion would most likely prefer not to make an active move against Japan to bring a halt to the hostilities Such a move as that it was said Involve a sharp note to th Japanese It was felt that a mob liz i atibn pf world opinion again s continuance of the hostilities woul serve a good purpose league Council to Meet GENEVA Oct 9 ur gent meeting of the league of en tions council next Tuesday was do cided upon today at the request China in connection with the situa tion In Manuchuria BLAME ATTACK TOKIO Oct 9 authorities declared today the homb ing of Chinchow Manchuria b Turn to 1affO 2 Column a 25000 STRIKE IN MASSACHUSETTS Workers Walk Streets Me Wage Cuts Starting in Textile Area BOSTON Oct 9 than 25000 jobs went begging ii Massachusetts today as workers incensed by announced reduction in wages or by unsatisfactor working conditions walked th streets on strike The strike movement having it center in the textile city of Law rence where approximately 2200 men and women left their loom end benches rather than accept 10 per cent reduction of wages to day had spread to other centers Boston approximately 3000 long shoremen were refusing to handl cargo On the coastal and forcig vessels plyingin and out of tlii port altho the crux of their quar rel with the ship owners wag no entirely a matter of wages but con tered with greater gravity on working condition In the textile city ot Lowe strike talk had brewed several day and was transformed into actio yesterday when more than 300 cm ploycs left one of the mills An an noimced 10 per cent wage cut here also was the motivating element Several hundred workers in hosiery manufacturing plant i Northampton objecting to wage re Auctions succeeded in forcing th closing of the plant Lawrence with its principal In dustry practically itile is in th worst predicament Yesterday strik crs pickets succeeded in drawin away sufficient workers to crlppl the last of the large America Woolen company plants to operate In addition the Pacifi mills an Arlington mills employing larg numbers were silenced The mill owners in this city con tend that unless a reduction of 1 per cent in wages s made effectlv their mills cannot survive th ruinous competition from othe centers where the pievailing wage are lower and in some instance the working day longer The work ers on the other hand claim tha a 10 per cent cut is permitted th wage level will have sunk consider ably below the cost of living awyerSays At Admitted He Gambled apone Interested in Cleaning Pressing and Real Estate By VICTOIl HACKLER FEDERAL BUILDING CEII AGO Oct 9 former Miami prosecutor who participated in the attempt to drive Al Capone out of lorida today quoted tho gang eader as saying his business was leaning and pressing real estate and gambling Vernon Hawthorne state attorney of the eleventh Florida district in 192S first witness of the day apones income tax trial related an interview between Capone and iliami officials in the summer of that year The authorities he said objected to Capones presence there and wanted to know what he pro posed to do in Miami Hero for Host Im just here for a rest he quoted the scarface ganstcr as nay ng Capone at first refused to say what his business was Hawthorne estified but later announced al right Ill tell you He said he was In the cleaning and pressing business in Chicago rlawthome stated I asked him what else and he replied rea estate Then I said as a matter o fact arent you in the gambling bus iness and he replied well I hav an interest in a dog track in Cicero 111 Gambling Thewitneas said hefinally asked Capone if gambling were not his principal business He quoted the public enemy as saying well yes In subsequent questioning Cnpone said lie had gambling interests both in Cicero and Chicago Hawthorne said The former prosecutor was the first of the many witnesses the gov ernment has subpoenaed in Florida in their efforts to show Capone had large sums of money altho he paid no income tax Decision Reaffirmed The first business of the day was a formal statement by Federal Judge James H Wllkerson in which he reaffirmed his decision of yester day to allow tho government to present evidence of Capones at lemnt in 1030 to settle up his income tax The court dealt mainly with the relations between the defendant and Lawrence P Haltingly the attor ney whose letters and conversations with government agents were de scribed by Capones present attor neys as most damning Mattingly said Judge Wilkerson was more than an atorney He acted as Ca ponen agent In the matter and therefore an act of his within the scope of his authority could be con sidered as an act of Capone PEPPER MARTIN GOES HITLESS AS AS EVEN SERIES Lefty Grove Holds St Louis to Five Hits Whilo Teammates Slug Derringer and Lindsey in Two 4 Run Innings Athletics Cardinals 7 El m K H mo H THE LINEUP SPORTSMANS PARK ST LOUIS Oct 9 Lefty Groves great hurling that silenced the sensational Pep per Martin for the first time the world champion Athletics scored two 4 rim clusters thru tho wildness of Paul Derringer and Jim Lindsey todny heating the Cardinals 8 to 1 in the sixth game and deadlocked the world series at three games all A bright sunny day greeted the Cardinals and Philadelphia Ath etics today for the sixth game of ho world series with fans gather ng early at Sportsmans park ng to sec the Red Birds capture heir fourth game from Connia Macks Elephants and the 1931 baseball championship Beaming forth in a clear sky af er a dark misty day yesterday the sun was up early with thousands of fans swarming around the ball park to get into the 5000 bleacher seats 3500 pavilion seats and 3500 standing places in the thatwere placed on sale at 8 The temperature which dropped sharply last night to about 55 de grees at 7 Prai rose as game time approached and perfect weather was provided for the battle ATlirKTICS IHshiip 2i Hans cr iCoeliruiie R Slmnlniifl If Koxi lip IMllllir rt Dykes 31 IVIIUnmii 53 Grwvc fAHDINAIS nidi u rf lrheti ill MfirUu ct Hnfiy II HiiUtiniloy WllMIII C fiellicrl M MAL DAUGHERTY GETS NEW TRIAL Former Defunct Ohio Bank Head Was Under 10 Year Sentence AKRON Oct B a Daugherty former head of the de funct Ohio State bank at Washing ton courthouse was granted a new trial on charges of misapplying funds by the ninth district court of appeals today He was under sen tence of 10 years in prison and a fino of Dnuglierty is brother of former U S Attorney General Harry Daugherty The three Judges concurred in declaring there had been gross er ror in admission of evidence and in the charge to the jury in the com mon pleas court trial and that tho judgment was against the weight of evidence The court declared the common pleas trial judge should have dis nissed one the five counts onu that alleged Daugheity had misap plied credit of the bonk Daiiglierty has been at liberty under bond Des Moines Negro Gets Life for Wife Murder DES MOINES Oct D Mitchem 48 Negro was sentenced to life imprisonment in the state penitentiary In district court here yesterday for the murder of his wife He was convicted by a jury last week Flayfry Tho following play by play of the sixth gamo of the world series Is by Alan Gould Asso ciated Iress sports editor FIRST INNING up Flowers played third and Roettger right field for the Cardinals ball one low strike one called strike two swung ball two outside foul into stands off left field ball three high Bis hop fanned on n called third strike Haas up Foul strike one against upper deck ball one low Haas grounded out Gelbert to Bottomley Cochrnne up Ball one low ball two low strike one called Cochrano lined out to runs no lilts no errors noun left up Ball one high ball two inside strike on called foul strike two over the roof behind the plate Flowers grounded out Bishop to Foxx on a liard smash Roettger up Ball one high strike one called Roettger smashed a single to center Frisch up Frisch bounced to Bishop and a double play was completed Bishop to Williams to runs one hit no errors nono left SECOND INNING Athletics Simmons up Ball one low Simmons bounced out Frisch to Bottomley Foxx up Foxx drove a single to right Miller up Miller grounded to Gelbert and Foxx was forced out at second Gelbert to Frisch Miller beat the relay to first Dykes up Ball one inside strike one called foul strike two into the Cardinals dugout ball two inside hall three low Miller stole second it was ruled a wild pitch Dykes grounded out Flowers to Bottomley No runs oius lilt no errors one left No stolen base was credited to Miller up The crowd bellowed Ball one inside strike one called Martin fouled out to Foxx Hafey up Hafey filed 10 Haas who made a pretty running catch in short center Bottomley up Bal one inside Bottomley flied out to Miller who took the ball with hi back against tho right field barrier No runs no lilts no errors none left THIRD INNING up Strike one swung foul strike two into stands behind first ball one low foul into the screen William1 bounced out Gelbert to Bottomley wlip made a great stab o the short stops wide throw Grove up Strike one swung ball one inside bal tvo outside strike two swung Grovefanned on a called thirc strike Bishop up Strike one called Bishop flieci out to Roettger whi made a one hand stab after mis judging the ball No runs no hits nt errors none loft up Wilson Hied out to Haas Gelhert up Striki one called ball one inside Gclber singled on a drive that Bishop bare ly stopped with his bare hand back of second Derringer up Ball one outside Derringer bunted and wa thrown out Bishop to Foxx Gel hert ran to second on the sacrifice o Xngc Z Column OKLAHOMA FLUSH FIELDS TO OPEN Pall of Uncertainty Over Oil Industry Lifts With Murray Statement OKLAHOMA CITY Oct 9 A pall oC uncertainty over oil in dustry of Oklahoma lifted today with an announcement of Gov Wil liam H Murray that he would open the flush fields of the state tomor row morning Shut in since Aug 5 under mil itary rule the Oklahoma city and greater seminole districts will be al lowed to produce under proratlon or ders altho the military supervision will continue Murrays announcement of tho openingcame last night upon the heels of his threat to open Bill Murray filling stations which would sell staterefined gasoline made from a barrel crude if such a step proved necessary to bring tliem the SI top price he had demanded for reopening effect opening of the fields would have on his proposed filling station program could not be learned as the governor declined to expand upon his announcement at the time The current top price is 70 cents a barrel Cliirlcsvillc Pastor Ts Honored CLARKSVILLE Oct re ception was held at the Community church to welcome tho Rev IS Sabin and family on his rcappolnt mcnt by the M E conference 24 IOWA WEATHER i Generally fair slightly wann er Friday night nnd In rast and south portions Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Ot Minimum in Night 38 At H A M Friday 50 Thursday night equaled the sea sons low record in Mason City with a minimum of 38 degrees At tha beet sugar plant north of the city the minimum was 39 degrees where as one night earlier in the season it reached 3J degrees Usually when there is a difference between the GlobeGazettes weather reading and that of the official instruments at the sugar plant the suburban at mospherfi is tho colder r ;