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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1931, Mason City, Iowa HS IOWA TEXAS NOTRE DAME NORTHWEST F PURDUE ILLINOISE CHICAGOQ ID MICHIGAN CM ffi 1334 GRINNELL CORNELL x North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALT NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 10 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 583 Public Not in Politics Interest Needed t Be Sure of Good Government BY CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Heres the story said Sen ator Cordell Hull j of Tennessee as he laid down his newspaper the morning after the world s c r ies opening and pointed to a par agraph he had marked with his lead pencil of a fan who waited two days and nights at the en trance to Sports mans park in St Louis to make the to the initif fame for the i931 baseball cham pionship Ah if we only had that spirit in politips Let the public take the same in terest in its government that it takes in baseball and we no longer tihall drift into perils like the pre economic crisis thru the lack of alert statesmanship to steer clear of such dangers pAPAELE disinterested political leaders philosophized the sena tor are created by the demand for them just as brilliant ball players are created by the demand for bril liant ball playing leadership of that sort has not been in derhand in postwar years Consequently we havent had it The leadership we have had has aimed wholly at material ends Iits public good ited lji the accumulation of Has noteven proved itself in telligent fn that respect lor the money has gravitated naturally in Claims Government Should Issue Three Billions in Greenbacks WASHINGTON Oct 10 53000000000 issue of legal tendar treasury notes was proposed to day by Senator Brookhart of Iowa as a restorative for Business condi tions The Republican Independent sug gested in a formal statement 000000000 of this money should be given to the farm board for the purchase of surplus crops and the remainder used for public construc tion Let congress be called in session at once He said Let it direct the treasury to issue of new legal tender treasury notes This will increase the proportional money circulation ro about wnerP it was when Meilon became secre tary of the treasury and where it ought to be The effect would be to raise the price level of ail commodities and to make it as easy for every man to pay his debts as it was when the contraction began Brookhart offered his plan as i substitute for the credit proposals of President Hoover He said these originated with Bernard Baruch whom he characterized as fixe Turn tn 3 Column AUNT HET By Robert Quillen About the best way to prevent these eternal tri angles is to get more fa miliar with the kind babies wear Edison Rapidly UNABLE TO TAKE 1URISHMENT IN LAST 24 HOURS Falls Into Stupor Not Able to Recognize Anyone WEST ORANGE N J Oct 10 Hubert S Howe an nounced today that Thomas A Edi son had taken no nourishment for the past 21 hours that he was in an almost constant stupor and that he no longer recognized anyone with the possible exception of his wife Dr Howes formal morning bulle which he amplified in conversa tion wUh reporters follows Mr Edison had a restless night but there is little noticeable change and his clinical condition is about the same as yesterday Only Short Time From his present semiconscious coditon Dr Howe said it would be possible for Edison to slip into a coma almost without warning But the physician said he did not expect this to happen for some time He is not taking any liquids which are necessaryif the ureintc poisoning Ss to he kept from spreading thru his system Dr Howe said The patient is now so weak Dr Howe said tnai even after he had been carried to his chair he is able to sit up only a few minutes He added that so far today Mr Edison had not indicated a desire to be moved Policemen on Duty It is only a matter of days per haps of hours his physicians said before the final spark spark between opposite poles of a leyden jar and the soul of the great inventor passes into the mystery of his genius never could solve I do not believe Mr Edison will dit suddenly said Dr Howe At the same time it would not surprise me if I received an emergency call at any time Details of motorcycle policemen are kept on 24 hour duty to speed the way for tLe physician when the climatic hour comes Mr Edison slept for long periods yesterday and last night Part of the time his physicians said the inventor was in a stupor from which he could be aroused only with difficulty LABOR OPPOSES US SALES TAX Federation Takes Stand for Larger Levy on Big Incomes VANCOUVER B C Oct 10 American Federation of Labor today launched a nationwide fight against the proposed passage by congress of a sales tax After acclaiming a resolution against the sales tax as presented by its executive committee the fif tyfirst convention of the federa tion urged the restoration of the federal gift tax and an increase in federal income and state inheri tance taxes as a means of disposing of the revenue problem To Scud Circular A circular setting forth the fed erations stand was ordered distri buted thruout the nation to bring pressure by local groups upon their congressmen Verbal tirades against all forms of convict labor and convict work occupied the delegates for more than an hour as they sought means of obtaining more work for the unions Not Disapproved The executive committee stand that prison made goods are not dis approved when not sold in compe tition with products of free labor was indorsed The that all postal employes should be placed on a five day week basis without pay cuts as an example to private manufacturers Observing their advocacy of the five day week del egates did not meet formally today JAPANESE MOBILIZE FOR CLASH IN MANCHURIA Associated Press This picture is one ot the first to reach theUnited Stales from the scene of hostilities between the Chi nese and Japanese in Manchuria Hundreds of Japanese troops uro shown as they mobilized at Chuncluin preparatory to entraining for Kirin where a Chinese garrison was disarmed Link Texans in Holdup of Bank at Ely Relatives to Get Body of Man Slain at Des Moines DES MOINES Oct 10 James B Risden chief of the state bureau of criminal investigation to day said Adelbert McCabe Texan killed by a detective here and his companion W S Scrivenor were being investigated in connection with the robbery May 15 of the Ely Trust and Savings bank Risden said officials of the TSly institution would come to Des Moines Sunday to view Scrivenor in an attempt to identify him as one of the bandits who robbed the bank of 52700 Pictures of the dead man reputably a gangster accused of killing C A Jonesof Houston and Scrivenor have been sent to Ely of ficials Sheriff Joseph Petrus of Linn county will accompany the bank of ficials here i A coroners jury investigating McCabes death today returned a verdict of death while resisting an officer The jury commended Detec tive Lorcn Miller for his action in returning the fire of the alleged bandit Relatives of McCabe were expect ed late today to claim the body Chief Alber iniformed Mrs McCabe that it would be necessary for her or some other close relative to iden tify the body before removal to Texas could be made Markets at a Glance MEW YORK fluctuations nar row changes nar row trading dull Foreign forin at new 1931 high CHICAGO good export de mand smaller Russian offerings unfavorable weather forecast bullish government report hogs lower Furgison Indicted for Slaying Mary Volkers KNOXVILLE Oct 10 Marlon county grand jury Friday indicted Garry Furglaon 20 on a charge of murder in the first degree Furgison admitted the slaying of Miss Mary Volhcrs 44 at her farm home near Melcher last week MCORMIGK MS PLEA OF DIVORCE Millionaire and Polish Opera Singer Agree to Terms of Decree CHICAGO Oct 10 F McCormick millionaire harves ter manufacturer was granted a divorce from Ganna Walska the Polish singer after a brief hearing before Judge Daniel P Trude today He charged desertion and there was no contest Mr and Mrs McCormick agreeing to the terms of a decree ending the ro mance that be gan after his di vorce from Edith Rockefeller Mc Oinna Walatia Cormick in 1921 The hearing lasted only a few minutes Mr McCormicks petition being brot before Judge Trudc im mediately after the suit was filed The manufacturer answered a few routine questions his witnesses confirmed the prima donnas de sertion of Mr McCormick on March 15 1929 and the court directed that a decree be drawn approving the stipulated property settlement which was not disclosed in open court Ganna Walska is in Paris The same attorneys represented both parties JURY TO MAKE OANNON REPORT Investigation Into Political Activities of Bishop Concluded WASHINGTON Oct 10 grand jury investigation of the po litical activities of Bishop James Cannon Jr wan concluded today Assistant District Attorney John Wilson said the grand jury will report to the District of Columbia supreme court in a week or 10 days The jury must decide whether the Southern Methodist churchman and the treasurer of his antiSmith democratic organization Miss Ada L Burroughs violated the federal corrupt practices law William Tyler Page clerk of the house of representatives wns the last witness in the inquiry which began Thursday morning He surrendered to the jury the original reports filed on the bishops 1928 campaign expendi tures Page was ordered to produce the records after first protesting this action would violate rules of the house Capone Paid AllHis Bitis UpPromptly Butcher Baker and Candlestick Maker Take Stand CHICAGO Oct 10 The butcher baker and candlestick maker who served the needs and fancies of a high living gangland emperor paraded to the witness stand in TJ S district court today Alphonsci Capone whom the gov ernment charges xvith evasion of income taxes had plenty of money they said He paid his bills prompt ly and always in cash Telephone bills meat bills hotel bills and bills for labor were read iu to the records and identidied by trades people and businessmen most of them from Miami Fla where Capone owns a 40000 rs tate AI Fine Man Just one H F Ryder who built a dock and a boathouse on the Flori da estate said he figured that Mr Al stilt owed him some money I think Al is a fine man tlio he said with a smile in the direction of the defendant I know hell pay me my The government traced about 80000 in telegraphic money orders sent to Capone from Chicago in 1028 and 1S2B The monotonous reading of each money transfer was dispensed with when the defense stipulated that the money was sent from the Western Union office in the Lexington hotel in Chicago Ca pones headquarters The defense objected to this whole line of evi dence however as immaterial and irrelevant in that it was no proof of income Names Arc Knud A few of the names of the send er were read to the jury however They were Sam Guzik supposedly Sam Gusik a Capone ally now serv ing a penitentiary term for violat ing income tax laws Ralph Capone the defendants brother Charles Fischetti and Roccio Flsehctti more of Capones Jboys1 and Bobby Bar ton chauffeur and bodyguard of Sam Guzik With the formality of proving that the money already traced to Capones hands in Florida had been actually sent in Chicago the prose cution began to show what he did with it Companion Arrested FEDERAL BUILDING CHICA GO Oct 10 DAndrea Al Caponea constant companion during the gang leaders income tax trial was arrested at the close of todays session for carrying a pistol He was closeted with government officials while Capone watted In a corridor for him Defense Attorneys Michael Ahem and Albert Fink conferred with Prosecutor Green In the corridor Fink pointed out that DAndrea is a Turn In InRfc K Column China Observes Birthday of Republic With Arms Display By The Associated Press THE sinister cloud threatening the A peace of the orient as the re sult of the Japanese occupation of Manchuria thickened Saturday de spite moves by the United States and the league of nations to dissi pate it China observed the twentieth an niversary of the birth of its republic with an impressive military display in Nanking Chiang KaiShek Chinese president pleaded for na tional unity and strength to resist foreign invasion Cabinet Misinformed An official of the Japanese war office informed President Hoover had discussed with Uis cabinet the bombing of Chinchow Manchuria by Japanese planes retorted it was deplorable that the American gov ment owing to lack of proper In formation has been misled by false propaganda on the part of the Chinese This followed the announcemenl that the Washington administra tion wouldact soon in the Japanese controversy possibly re minding the principals and the world of the obligations imposed by the Kellogg pact renouncing war of aggression Council Summoned On the strength of a new appeal by China the league of nations council was summoned to meet in urgent session next Tuesday AntiJapanese sentiment sim mered as the minister oC that coun try to China went from Shanghai to Nanking on an imperial warship to present a strongly worded note to the Chinese government warning It to stop the hostile demonstrations or take the consequences Av Japanese cruiser arrived at Shanghai and 200 members of its landing force were sent to guard the Japanese concession there Al together there were 20 Japanese fighting ships in Chinese waters Japanese authorities reiterated that the bombing of Chinchow was a defense measure designed to stop the concentration of Chinese troops May Act at Once There was no positive statement that action would not be forthcom ing at once however because of tho rapidly changing situation This government expects to co operate with the league of nations which several days ago was given assurance by both the Japanese and Chinese governments that they would refrain from aggravating the situation At the same time the United States will retain its in dependent position and may act under the KelloggBriand pact to renounce war or the nine power pacific treaty of 1922 The league last night sent a re iteration of its plea for refraining from hostile acts reminding both China and Japan of their pledges Arm Broken in Accident ALGONA Oct son of Mr and Mrs A E Michel broke his right arm when he fell from a cart drawn by a Shetland pony Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct Pepp Martin fell down on me so hard yesterday there just aint ijmch to talk about but Mr Hoover and his relief for frozen assets We had heard of all kinds of relief drought grasshopper and potato bug but the general run of us didnt know that these frozen as sets were in such bad shape till this plan come along In part we didnt know what a frozen asset was If you have one in your house why the federal re serve will take It over every things jnke now Yours ATHLETICS RALLY St Louis Outhit by Philadelphia 7 to 5 Wins First Championship in Five Years for Club From National League SCORE 2 S 1 It M K Athletics Cardinals E3 O By EDWARD NEIL SPORTSMANS PARK ST LOUIS Oct 10 Bur leigh Grimes bewiskercd spitbul veteran with the ninth in ning aid of Wild Bill Hullalum beat the world champion Phila delphia Athletics 4 to 2 today to win his second victory for the St Louis Cardinals in the final game of the world series and give the National league its first world championship in five years The Cardinals won the scries four games to three The Athletics got seven hits to five Play by Play The following play by play of tho seventh world scries Riimo is by Alan Gould Associated Press sports editor The band played the Star Spangled Banner as the Cards took the field FIKST INNING up Strike one called strike two called it was a splttcr ball one outsid Bishop fouled out to High Haas up Haas grounded to Frisch and was thrown out at first altho the Cardinal cap tain juggled the ball Cochrane up Ball one low ball two outside ball three inside strike one called Cochrane bounced to Frisch and was tossed runs no hits no errors nono left up Ball one in aide strike one called High hit n Texas leaguer over Williams head Watkins up Watkins singled on another pop fly back of first base Williams was slow going after the balljHigh stopped at second Frisch up Frisch sacrificed Dykes to Foxx the runners advanced a base MnrLin up Foul strike one into the dirt ball high strike two swung ball two outside foul the ball hit Martins bat as he ducked foul in front of the Cards dugout High scored when the third ball got away from Cochrane Watkins reached third it was a wild pitch ball four Martin walked Orsatti up Strike one Martin stole second strike two called Watkins scored when Coch rance dropped the third strike on Orsattis swing Orsntti was thrown out at first Cochrane to Foxx but Watkins beat tho relay home Mai tin went to third Botiomley up Ball one inside foul strike one ball two outside foul strike two over the rot of the stands Bottom ley fanned runs two hits no errors ono left SECOND INNING up Ball one inside ball two inside Simmons singled to right Foxx up Ball one high strike one swung ball two inside Foxx filed out to Watkins Miller up Miller singled to left Simmons stopped at second Dykes up Strike one called Dykes bounced to High and Miller was forced at second High to Frisch Williams up Strike one swung ball one it almost got away from Wilson Williams bounced out Gcl bert to runs lwi tills no errors two left The official scorers decided to give Foxx an error for his poor throw to the plate in the first in ning up Ball one outside ball two low ball three in side Wilson walked on the fourth straightball Gelbcrt up Foul strike one he tried to bunt foul strike two Into the lower stands foul back of the plate Gelbert grounded to Dykes and into a double play Dykes to Bishop to Foxx Grimes up Strike one called strike two called Grimes fanned with the hat on hia runs no hits no errors nono left THIRD INNING up Earn shaw grounded out High to Bottom ley Bishop up Foul strike one in to the lower stands back of third ball one outside bail two high ball three low strike two culled Bis hop walked the fourth ball being THE LINEUP IHILADKLVIUA ST IOUIS lilahnp Ub llKli c YValtdnn ri Gnclmmc f VrUch SimnimiB ef Martin ct Ib Oninllt U Jlillur rf Hiiltmilrv Ib WllMiri c UhlEums m jrltitrl nn Sarnwnaw i Crinitis p LmiHm Slurk NT jrmn CAK trsl hjsc lilrin JVL acculul N A1O tlilnl higrh Unas up Strike one called ball one Bishop was caught off firati on Wilsons quick throw to Bottom ley Haas filed out to Watkins whd took the ball with his back against the right field runs no lilts no errors liimo left up High elrovd a single past Bishop Watkins upi Watkins hit a homerun over tha right field pavilion scoring High ahead of him Frisch up Ball one outside strike one swung etrika two called ball two outside Frisch flletl out to Haas Martin up Mar tin popped to Bishop Oraatti Ball two outside strike ono swung strike two swung Orsatti fanned Cochrane dropped the third strika and threw to Foxx for the Two runs two hits no errors nonU left KOUKTH INNING up Strika one called Cochrano grounded Frisch to Bottomley Simmons up Ball one low ball two outside strike one called strike two Simmons grounded out Gelbert toi Bottomlcy Foxx up Strike one swung strike two swung Foxx missed it a foot ball one low bill two low Foxx fanned swinging rims no hits no crrora nono left up Strikfj one called foul strike two intiv the screen Bottomley fanned swing Turn lo IliRii n 4nlumn IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Saturday night Sundiiy probably showers cooler Sunday In extreme west portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period endingat S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Frlilny OS Minimum irt Night 50 At 8 A M Saturday 58 Italnfitlt 07 of an Inch A shower between 6 and 7 oclock Saturday morning brot Octobers precipitation total to almoat an inch Cloudiness prevailed during the forenoon WEEKLY FORECAST Weather nutlook for the week be ginning Monday Oct tho upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys and tho northern and central great begin ning followed by rising tempera tures Tuesday or Wednesday and cooler again towards close of week not much precipitation ;