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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1931, Mason City, Iowa ii i c n i i C M A q T T OF fYA North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITYIOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 12 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 584 Hoover Plan Under Study Washington Probes Into Political Effects OBJECTORS TO TEST STORM JAIL By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 12 CPA Tne effect of his for the trys economic rescue on Mr Hoovers presi dential future will depend on how the plan works This is the Washington reac tion It is a political reaction but Washingtons re actions are all political rather than commercial State Experts Testify Orval Anderson Insane SELFCONFESSED KILLER APPEARS IN COURT HER SlrpolVcians thot at first that the original moratorium announcement might furnish Just the needed im petus to set the national and per haps the international business ma chinery again running at a rate which presently would aproach nor mal It failed to do so Considering that experience ob servers are inclined to wait a while now before drawing definite conclu sions SANITY QUESTIONED TJEPUBLICAN regulars naturally K profess absolute confidence Conservative democrats are cau tious In point of cold fact they do not want a pronounced trade re vival before next election but ot course they are rorced to express good will quaiUied only with blame of G O P management for pres ent conditions Their leaders indeed are charj of pledging their cooperation tod a mistake which Senator Joseph T Robinson democratic leader in the upper house of con gress made last winter when he ac quiesced in the administrations un juieaucu employment relief programgthereby Question of Sanity Only Tried in This Case THREE experts testified Monday afternoon that Orval Anderson the man who confessed to slaying his G year old son LeRoy last June is insane at the present time anc therefore according to the Iowa law not qualified to stand trial on the charge of murder The evidence was presented in thb district court before Judge Joseph J Clark where Anderson was tried only on the question of his sanity If Anderson now is found sane he will go on trial later on the charge of murder If he is found insane he will be Committed to an institu tion for insane with the understand ing that if he later is adjudged sane he will then stand trial for the murder of his child Jurors Are Chosen Decision inthe matter lay in the hands of seven women and five men chosen jurors in the action at the session The jurors are Lulu Gaffney 1102 South President avenueElsie Blackmore 1034 Third street southwest Olive Lar conference were more careful emphasizing their agree ment with the president merely Al Hears His Private Life Talked Over Sits Alone in Court With Bodyguard in County Jail FEDERAL BUILDING CHI CAGO Oct 12 Ca one without a single bodyguard at glumly at a counsel table today nd heard his private affairs dis issed before a jury inU 3 circuit ourt Faithful Philip DAndrea who arried his watchfulness just a bit oo far was in the county jail fau noa contempt of court charge tot ringing a pistol into court So here was nobody behind the big angster but a table full of repoit rs and a few dozen spectators His two attorneys were busy making light of tne governments estimony in his income tax trial t was all old stuff to America Discovered by Christopher Columbus FREE MAN HELD FOR RESISTANCE Intrepid Italian Story of Voyage on Landing Here WATLING ISLAND Oct 12 Columbus today x T War Lord bays Leaeue discovered America m Thedecision of tho jury in tha Atiderfcoilcasewillbo given In tire sunrise edition of the Globe Gazette which will be available at newsstands at oclock The intrepid Italian explorer sailing under the flag of Spain linked the new world with an here tofore unknown old world An epochal feat of navigation ANK1NG Oct 12 KaiShek president of China m Columbug the voyage required n address today asserted that it 1U onvening in urgent session at Gene the uorizoni the discoverers flag a Tuesday failed to obtain a just ettlement1 of the SinoJapanese ontrovetsy China will resort to r I hereby declare said the preai ent that the national govern ments patience has been tested to he for automobiles so there are signs that Rep resentative John N Garners popu larity suffered from his presence Turn to 1nse Column LIGHT FROSTS IN NORTHEAST lOWft Iowa at Edge of Frost and Cold Area of Upper Mississippi DES MOINES Oct 12 frosts occurred early today in north cast Iowa Dubuque had a minimum temper aturc of 44 degrees and had its first frost of the year On the other hand La Crosse Wis whose read ings now are taken as representative of northeast Iowa had a heavy frost and a low temperature of 34 degrees Iowa was at the edge of a frost area in the upper Mississippi valley extending east to the Great Lakes and south to Columbus Ohio Likewise sections adjacent to Iowa were having rain which weather bureau officials said might reach this state today No rain fell in Iowa in the 24 hours ending this morning accord ing to reports received at thebureau licro Dea Moines and Keokuk with 60 degrees had the highest temperature of the stations reporting here while Charles City had the lowest 40 degrees The forecast was for cloudy to night and Tuesday with rain prob able son 109 Tenth street southwest Juva Bergland 114 Eleventh street northeast Garret Chapman 12T West State street Joseph Factor Twentyfifth street southwest R E DeRnus 1020 First street southwest Frances M Barber 218 Tenth street northwest Anne Frost Clear Lake Sam Sorenson Ventura William Smith Rockwell and Ella Zerbel Swaledale The three witnesses in the case Dr M C Mackin head of the in sane hospital at Mount Pleasant Dr R A Stewart head of the hos pital for insane at Independence and head the department of criminally insane at the state reformatory at Anamosa and Dr N C Stam of Mason City Dr Stewart before being called as a witness in the mat ter liad made a routine investiga tion ot Anderson while the latter Marshal at Forest City Is Recovering From Gun Wound FOREST CITY pct 12 Boyntbn Wlrmebagoccmnty a tbrney left this afternoon for D Moines to procure requisition papers for extraditing Everett Weber who is being held in jail at Blue Earth Minn as one of the bandits who par ticipated in a fighC Iiere yesterday morning in which Night Marshal Clarence D Montgomery was wounded Weber has an alibi and will fightextradition The extra dition proceeding will be carried be fore the governor of Minnesota Sheriff W H Keiglcy of BUre Earth said today the man who was held in jail had been positively iden tified as one of the bandits Weber whom officers stated hau also gone under the name of Albert Johnson is wanted at Canton S Dak for breaking out of jail in paid 2750 for shirts S495 for neckties the gang lord paid it no beet He leaned heavily on the table oyed with a brief case and a imcs stared vacantly ahead of him For a man who never paid anj icome tax the government at tempted to show that Capone wa considerable of a spendthrift Wne ne wanted an automobile he or dered one especially made to GUI his purposes and paid tor i When he ran short of shirts h stopped in at a large loop depart ment store ordered a dozen custon made at from 518 to S2750 each Special collars cost 52 each an monograms for the shirts anotlie dollar Ji Capone is not attempting Um his toTefti his reputation for sartorial gance He wears a different suit almost every day Council Must Act on Tuesday council of the league of nations d Her sparkling over ship the Santa Maria burst sud denly into sight surprising the populace Close behind tucked the caravels Pinta and Nina which ac companied him Christened Cristoforo Columbus who was christened Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Oct 12 Hoover has had many a tough break djiring the many weeks he has been in but just kinder looking it over from all angles I believe that this lust week was his most successful one in a long time I think ho just rounded all those big bank ers up and said Now listen this thing has got past a joke You birds got to get in here anc help me do something I beui helping you out longenough Now if big business wants a re publican administration big bus iness better start helping a re publican administration o else Yours WILL ROGERS he last degree China respects the Clstoforo Colombo and is called by eaguo covenant and the Kellogg hjg men the Spanish Cristoba act but if the league and Kellogg Colon set gail from Huelva Aug 3 ignatories fail to fulfill their solThe rcal expioration began Sept i mnly undertaken obligations China wnon ne ieft tho Canary Islands vill rot hesitate to make the suthen the last known westernmost preme the point country for a half century and go inthe vicinity of these islands o war to uphold the sanctity of in tne cxpiorer explained his interest ternational agreements and safe was attracted to thepossibil guard the peace of the world itie3 vovages to the west to prove his belief the world was round My happiness is overwhelming Columbus said as ships reporters met him on the gangplank For WASHINGTON Oct 12 1 years I have argued with scientists American government is understood that the world was globular sim in official quarters to be awaiting I jiar to an egg but they insisted Id the special league of nations counI jf i sailed far enough west I Iritetim Triedto Mutiny 1 last phasesot this voyage 1 KpniirhOn were almostas bitter asrtbe long LXpeilSe rvCUUtUUll AWAIT LEAGUE MOVE cil meeting tomorrow tak1 ing anynew atepa toend hostilities in Manchuria EDISON WEAKER February of this year He is 19 years of age but icoks older He has made no confession yet anc offi cers are still searching Cor two other bandits who were in the shooting Weber has refused to S AUNT MET By Robert Quillen was at Anamosa and reported him insane Queried by Laird With the burden on the defcdant to show that Anderson is sane his witnesses were placed on the stand and queried by Attorney Turn lo 1nsn 12 Cnlunm TEXftNTOlACE MURDER CHARGE Companion of Man Slain at Des Moines Taken Back to Houston DES MOINES Oct 12 liam Scrivenor 37 today was tak en to Houston Texas by five offi cers to face charges of murder The departure of the man wuse companion Adelbert McCabe was killed in a prominent hotel here Thursday was clothed in secrecy Scrivenor was gone from the city jail early this morning but jail bul letins carried no notation of his being taken out and officials claimed they did not know when the party consisting of P F Heard Houston police chief Sheriff T A Binford and three dputies left Des Moines police said this secre cy was invoked to forestallany at tempt at jail delivery or escape Meanwhile Mrs Bertie McCrary of Dallas sisterinlaw c McCabe arrived to claim the body of the al leged gangster With her was Billie Dale McCabe 5 son of the man who was killed when he tried to evade arrest in a downtown hotel waive extradition Officers in north Iowa and southern Minnesota are on the lookout for the bandits The car wnich the bandits used identified by a license number ob taincJ by Montgomery was found today in woods near Mankato by Mankato officers Montgomery Is Itecovering Night Marshal D Montgomery is recovering in Irish hospital from a wound in his leg suffered ahou oclock yesterday morning when lie and olher officers en The idea of her pre tenclin to belong to an old Southern family when she dont take calomel once a 226 Diphtheria Cases Reported During 1931 DES MOINES Oct 12 Ing the first nine months of 1931 226 cases of diphtheria have bee reported to the state department o health the weekly bulletin of tb department shows gaged in a gun battle with three bandits The bullet passed thru the calf of his leg but struck no bones When interviewed this morning t the hospital Marshal Montgom ry described how he noticed a car Chevrolet sedan pirkod in n blin1 lley beside the Thompson lumber ards near the M and St L sta ion He returned to the business listrict and then went back to thii ar his suspicions having been iroused Three men were sleeping n the car He noticed a cartridge elt around one of them After making a note of the car number he went uptown and got Sheriff H O Swenson Deputy Sheriff J H Swenson and Roy Arnold chief of the vigilantes These four woke up the bandits The driver got out of the auto and started to scuffle with Mafshal Montgomery stating Lets take em Approaches From Kcnr Marshal Montgomery got the driver to tho ground Then the driver yelled to his companions knock him out A second bandit came for Montgomery and struck him with n heavy weapon supposed ly a gun This gave Montgomery n jolt and the driver got the better of him At that time someone shot Mcntgornery The three bandits then jumped in their car backed out of a blind alley and started for the street While they were backing out shooting was started by the officers and two of the bandits The bandits car went over a curb knocked down a rail ClLirn lu IaKC 2 Column 2 Inventor Has Good Night Sits Up in Chair to Rest His Back WEST ORANGE N J Oct 12 A Edison was said by his doctor today to be definitely failing from day to day despite the fact that each days loss was very small Dr Hubert S Howe the invent ors physician visited the Edison home as usual shortly after 8 oclock this morning After a thoro exam ination he sent his regular written bulletin to the reporters but re mained in the sick room to make observations Dr Howes bulletin said Mr Edi sons great vitality and strong heart are still standing him in good stead He had a comparatively good night When Dr Howe finally left Edi son he told reporters the inventor was slowly sinking into tho coma which precedes death He said Edi son had had no fluids for a week and almost no nourishment of any kind During the past 72 hours he said Edisons only nourishment had been six teaspoonsful of stewed pears The inventor no longer recognizes anyone not even his wife Dr Howe said and seldom moves as he lies in his bed pr reclines on a chair He was moved to a chair for about an President Hoover is expected to nave information on the league meeting in time for study with hia cabinet tomorrow Meanwhile the government will keep a watchful eye on the develop ments between China and Japan It was forecast in high circles that the United States would not formulate any peace proposals un til Wednesday or Thursday Ambassador Debuchl of Japan minimized the danger of war in a conference with Undersecretary Castle of the state department H expressed the view that the matter could be settled peaceably He reiterated Japans previous assurance that it had no territorial designs in Manchuria or any oilier part of China added Japanese troopa would be withdrawn from the cities now occupied as fast as assurance was given that Japanese nationals would be protected years of ridicule he said adding Eince my men threatened several times to mutiny once particularly rv Turn In rnco 2 Column Makes Report 1ES MOINES Oct 12 re duction of 10 per cent in the sul Troops Mount Machine Guns in Park at i New London NEW LONDON Oct 12 oral hundred men stormed thu New London jail lit noon today breaking the lock bending cell bars and liberated Ronald Hurl arrested earlier by Iowa national guardsmen when ne allegedly scoffed at troop ers who were attempting to dis perse a gathering on the Lowell road Hart had been turned over to Sheriff R N Hannah Henry county who put him in Uie New London city jail Where Hart was taken by his liberators was not known Troopa were immediately sent for but most of the farmers who stormed the jai liad left when the soldiers arrived Machine Guns mounted Machine guns were at onco mounted in the New London park Officers said they believed that among those who freed Hart warn some Dos Moines and Cedar county farmers The militia in New London dis persed most of tho groups of farm ers on the streets but school chil dren laughed at them The soldiers had been sent to the Curtis McKin non farm about four miles front hero to meet a group of aboilt 150 farmers who at first attempted ta prevent the testing of McKmnons cattle Whether the latter crowd moved to the New London jail after troop ers liad dispersed them was not known Oneof 160 BcoHots to bo one group of who ac costed troopers near the McKlnnou farm not far from New London Hi allegedly was one of several who JAPAN AROUSED hour this morning to afford him a change of position but he seemed unaware of the move TOKIA Oct 12 antiJapanese outbreaks in China had a tendency today to arouse Jap anese national feeling to a higher pitch than at any other time since ttie beginning of the trouble with China over the Manchurian prob lem Vernacular newspapers promi nently displayed news from Canton and other places where Japanese or Japanese property were involved in attacks General Sorolm Suzuki president of the imperial reservists associa tion composed of 3000000 men no tified Minister of War Minami that the organization had resolved that no third partys intervention should be accepted for a solution of the SinoJapanese difficulties in Man churia which involves the main tenance of Japanese rights and in terests legitimately gained and the Tomotion of SinoJapanese mutual irosperity ITALIAN LEADER TO VISIT HOOVER Grandi to Arrive Early in November Shortly After Laval Trip WASHINGTON Oct 12 Italys statesman who proposed the one year naval holiday and Ameri cas chief executive who is vitally interested in disarmament will dis cuss personally next month the in tricacies of the problem Following closely the visit to Washington of Premier Laval of France Signor Grandi foreign minister of Italy will arrive in early November to seek with President Hoover a solution of the worlds cco nomic difficulties No Decision Rcnrlind Upon the request of these two mo mentous conversations will depend probably the extent of which Pres ident Hoover will carry his policy of handshaking cyetoeye diplomacy No decision has been reached yet as aries of all state employes today was recommended to the state ex ecutive council by the interim com mittee for reduction of expendi tures The recommendation was includ ed in a list of eight suggestions made by the interim committee ana extended to the executive council in a meeting here In proposingthe salary slash Ui committee said resolutions had bee passed by tho taxpayers in a num ber of counties urging reductions of 2fP to 50 per cent A partial list of the counties making the sugges tion was submitted Offer Suggestions The council Is working on tho matter and will determine what steps can be taken Representative Ed R Brown secretary of the com mittee said Brown and C W Huntley of Sheridan met with the council on behalf of the committee We have only offered possible suggestions and the working out of the problem must of course be in the hands of the council Brown said In addition to the salary cut the committee recommended there should be a classification of stttc employes HO that all employes giv jeered at the guardsmen una was placed in military custody He is a young man and the son of the Rock Island station agent in Mount Pleasant The crowd of farmers Including some of those who had been in Lowell road group gathered in tho New London park and staged an impromptu parade to the jail whica is in the rear of the fire station There they climbed over the firo equipment in order to icach tho cells Finally firemen rmoved the equipment from the hall Kidnap Marshal On their way out with Hart in their midst they took Earl Brewer New London marshal for n few blocks and then released him un harmed Their destination could not be de termined Troopers then proceeded Turn n i to whether British and statesmen also will come similar discussions Conversations between both German here for the Convention of Hoboes Decides on University to Honor James Howe NEW YORK Oct Therell be no football 12 games or campus fights but it will be a real university The hoboes in convention here have decided on a Jams Eads Howe Memorial university in honor of the late millionaire hobo Ho boes can study English philosophy history sociology and other sub jects Kleins Address on Hoover Plan Put Off WASHINGTON Oct 12 radio address which Dr Julius Klein assistant secretary of commerce to have been delivered tonight on Pres ident Hoovers planfor improving business conditions was indefinitely postponed today No reason was eiven for the postponement Senators Harrison and Dickinson Will Debate October 26 WASHINGTON Oct 12 second debate of three between Sen ators Dickinson republican Iowa and Harrison democrat Mississippi on the SmootHawley tariff will be held nt Omaha Oct 20 an an nouncement here Sunday said French and Italian statesmen and Mr Hoover are certain to drift swiftly from disarmament to eco nomics and back again To Lay Groundwork From these two meetings Presi dent Hoover is hopeful of laying the grandwork for successful decreas ing of military and naval expendi tures after the February disarma ment conference next year Neithei Franco nor Italy were full parties to the London disarmament treaty and any pledges by them for arms cuts would Improve the outlook for the February conference Tho state department in announc ing the coming of Grandi said hq would sail from Naples for New York on Nov 7 He will spend about 10 days in this country ng the same service snouid re Hoover Speeds Return From Rapidan Camp to Capital by 15 Minutes WASHINGTON Oct 12 President Hoover returned to the white house early today after a speedy trip from Rapidan camp which cut 15 minutes from his usual running time between the moun tains and the capital State Humane Society in Iowa to Be Formed COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 12 in Formation of a state Humane so ciety was tn be undertaken here Monday when state leaders of the movement gathered for a confcr Senator L J Dickinson Will Speak at Iowa City IOWA CITY Oct 12 tor L J Dickinson of Algona will speak at the annual Chamber ol Commerce homecoming luncheon at the University of Iowa Saturday ceivc the same pay Cut Mlleagn Kate It proposed that the mileage al lowed state officers and employes for the use of privately owned cars be reduced to 5 cents a mile and that the expense allowance for aU state employes be reduced so that the average per day shall not exceed 5350 An investigation was recom mended to determine the number of employes who are married and whose husband or wife is employed by the state or elsewhere In such instances it wna recommended that the position be filed by some other person Reduction in the number and size of books and pamphlets for various departments by the printing board was proposed The committee ex pressed belief a substantial saving could be effected in this way Standardize letterheads It also was proposed that nil let terheads for state officers and de partments vie standardized as to size and type and that a central mailing department be established In stressing the need for a classification of employer the com mittee said each department ap parently fixed the salaries of its employes regardless of the salaries paid for the same service in other departments Thru the readjustments proposcc the committee calculated that thousands and thousands of dol lars will be saved the taxpayer o Iowa As an indication of wha might be accomplished the commit tec pointed to records of the budge director showing that 23 countie had reduced their taxes a total o 1629102 Wall Street Closed as New York Quietly Passes Columbus Day NEW YORK Oct 12 street had a holiday and the banks were closed Kxcept tor that and a few commemorative celebrations Now York observed Columbua day quietly One of Hie formal observances centered at Columbus circle wheru stands the monument the Genoa adventure Emamicl CrazJl Italian consul general headed the which planned ceremonies and tha laying of a wreath at the base oS the monument statue SSfe IOWA WEATHER CJlntidy Monday night iml Tuesday rain prnlrahta Slight ly warmer Tuesday and lu tho northeast portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figured r 24 hour period ending at S clock Monday morning Maximum Simdiiy 59 Minimum In Night 3 At 8 A ni Mondiiy 1 Figures for 21 hour period ending it 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Suturiluy 77 Minimum i Night It Rainfall 01 of uti Inch Sunday night brot the coldesi night of the fall far to Masom City The minimum temperature ct 34 is 1 degreea lower than previous minimum in the city At the beet sugar plant north of tho city the minimum was 33 degree which is 1 degree lower than has been recorded there up to tnia time 1 ;