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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 13, 1931, Mason City, Iowa H OM E R H 13 ME U fl A T 0 C P T OF JO v 4 S W 1 I r I 1 Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXVII FIVE GENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWANS NEIGHBORS SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 13 1931 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 585 Bankers to Aid Hoover Nutt Explains Pool as Part of Plan of Recovery LEAGUE HASTENS TO AVOID WAR Oct 13 CPA Immediate relief to the banking Interests of the interior unleashing of funds needed by country mer chant city dweller home owner the small and the large merchant and industrial interests of the coun try are predicted by Joseph R Nutt treasurer of the republican national committee and chairman of the Union Trust company of Cleveland in discussing the meas ures taken by President Hoover to create a half billion dollar Bankers pool The fund if to be immediately poured thru the channels of the medium and smallsized banks thru out the country into the avenues of essential business according to Nutt in an exclusive Interview giv en to F F Duncan financial editor of the Cleveland News Nutt de clared the fund is designed to pro vide discount facilities that shoulJ given by the federal reserve but which the reserve is stopped from for Attack on Forest City Officers giving y itself With five gold in the the federal reserve act billions of monetary country the banking system is prostrate because of th inadequacies of the present banking laws Nutt added THIS fund will provide tho dis 1 count facilities that should be provided by the reserve system It will actually become a reserve discounting facility whicn it is hoped will be absorbed later by the federal reserve system itself as soon as proper modifications of the act il can be put thru congress said j Nutt j The federal reserve act the j I banker continued was passed at a I lime when commercial paper wat considered the most liquid asset the reserve system could have for rem i vestment of the countrys reserve funds But the country has grown away from that There very little ONE CONFESSES AND IMPLICATES 2 OTHER YOUTHS Extradition Actions Are Started for Trials in Winnebago PICTURES ON PAGE 4 FOREST CITY Oct ties today had the last of the three youths all of Blue Earth Minn who participated in a gun fight here early Sunday morning and in which Night Marshal Clar Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct I had suggested auch a nut thing I doubt if even my own papers would have run it but somebody in official life done it on the level suggested that England pay us her debts in bat tleships that they had more than we have Now can you see Eng land bringing over a couple of big dreadnaughts to us and turning the sailors loose on the dole Why not let Italy pay in spa ghetti and France in perfume and berets Yours WILL ROGERS uptheir Sings or thru sale of stock until they no longer require such financing The federal reserve act provides that the reserve bsfiks may discount Turn to ruse 4 Culumn USPECTElOF W1NDLE Illinois Stale Police Chief Says Man Held in Iowa Is Con Man WASHINGTON Oct 13 State Highway Police Chief Walter Moody of Iinois believes Riley Gaffigan alias James McDonald under arrest here is one of three swindled Mrs Myrtle and Fred Litsinger of in n faro men who Blacklidge Chicagoans game Moody said he had seen Gaffigan or McDonald here and asked if he wasnt mixed up in the Blacklldge swindle Gosh dont mix me up in that thing McDonal told me Moody said at Springfield 111 yesterday The officer said he had no evi dence linking McDonald with the faro swindle but that iv woulr continue his investigation Moodj professed to have no interest in J J Kellogg arrested with McDonald At Quincy 111 police said they believed the two held here to be the same pair arrested last week by pn operative of the Illinois Bankers association and Fort Madison police on suspicion of complicity in a bank robbery in Hannibal Mo Hannibal police requested deten tion of the men last Friday the Quincy authorities said ence D Montgomery was wounded A confession was signed by one o the youths The three are held in three different jails Those held are Everett Weber 21 held at Blue Earth Minn Alvin Wober 19 held at Fair mont aiinn John Skogerboe 23 held at Forest City The three were captured after in vestigations and following of clew by Winnebago county authorltie and officers in several Minnesota counties H O Swenson sheriff of Wmn bago county said that in the con fession signed by Skogerboe Alv Weber was named as the one who shot Marshal Montgomery Tom Boynton Winnebago county attor ney Is in Des Moines now pushing proceedings against Alvin aid Everett Weber and offi cers hope to have all three youths here late tomorrow for prosecution Altho Sheriff Swenson was un certain as to the exact charges to be filed by Attorney Boynton he thot Alvin and Everett Weber would probably be charged with assault with intent to commit murder and Skogerboe as accessory to the crime Arrested it Fairmont Alvin Weber alias Albert Johnson was arrested in a courtroom at Fair mont today He was taken into cus tody as lie appeared in district court on trial on a complaint brot by a young woman Officers stated that Alvin Weber also faces trial on liq uor charges Besides being wanted in Forest City Alvin Weber is wanted by M T of Canton S Dak for breaking jail there on the night of Feb 16 1031 Marshal Montgomery who is con fined in Irish hospital where he is Turn to TnRC J Column COURT HEARS OF GAMBLING DIVE Finances of Cicero House Related at Trial of Al Capone BULLETIN CHICAGO Oct IS I government completed Its tes timony today in the Income tax case against Alphonse Capone the scarfaced Chicago gang leader CHICAGO Oct 13 fi nances of a wide open gambling hcuse that ran without competition in Cicero 111 in 1927 and 1928 were related in detail today to the jury hearing the income tax ease Rain Results in Armistice for Test Wat Freed From Jail by Farmers Still at Liberty MOUNT PLEASANT Oct 13 TO Rain and impassable roads today caused an armistice to be declared in Baltimore township the third storm center in the tuberculin cattle testing strife The 38 veterinarians protected by the entire force of 300 Iowa na tional guardsmen however went to Jackson and Center townships in the southern part of Henry county ELMER HUCKINS OOES ON TRIAL Japan and China Outline Conditions Under Which They Will Settle Dispute Tokio Officials Talk Peace with 2 Governments TOKIO Oct IS ment was made here today that the Japanese foreign office working in perfect accord with military author ities had agreed upon a nucleus of principles upon which Japan stands readyto discuss a settlement of the Manchurian controversy GUARD NOT RECALLED No official indication has been given that any more national guard troops will be recalled to thecattle test district despite rumors here None of tho local officers has received any order to be prepared for a move to New London or Mount Pleasant and all dispatches from that sec tion indicate the ability of the troops already there to handle any situation that may arise Numerous inquiries have been made of guard officers by local guardsmen who had heard they might be recalled to the front George Huckins Granted Change of Venue to Jones County CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 13 Judee John T Moffitt today srranted a change of venue to George of the Mancnurian coiurovursy I HucWns for trial on charges of The first question considered was false pretenses and then called up with whom to negotiate Japan hav tlie casa of his father Elmer S ing stated at the beginning that she Huckins of Hancock Wis for trial was ready to talk peace with ro similar charge sponsible Chinese authontes who The calling of the elder Huckins ever they might be case for trial at once was a sur Policy Outlined prise and defense attorneys R S Outlining its policy a foreign of is expected to bring American Min Milner and W J Barngrover asked fice spokesman said the ninda later Nelson TJohnson an1 British Ministers of Britain and U S to Start for Nanking NANKING Oct 13 action by the league of nations Council in the SinoJapaneso dis pute China today answered the To kio governments recent demand for the suppressionof antiJapanese demonstrations in this country The reply was handed to Japan ese consul Uyemurain the absence of Minister Shigemitsii who left here this morning for Shanghai on a Japanese warship To Visit Nanking The seriousness wita which Wash ington and London view the crisis from for a delay on the grounds that mental questions between the two Minister Sir Miles Lampson fron they were unprepared JudgeMof countries would naturally have to Pciping to Nanking in the next tw fitt granted them until p m be taken up with Nanking while days to prepare for the trial discussion of details of lesser im High official quarters disclosed to prep a Second of Three The case against the eldc ns is on the second of three I principle Is that anti1 Japanese invasion of southern Man harges brot against him in connec Japaneso agitation In China endan churia was a violation of interna of AIpuonsB Capone FredRleafrejuently referred to as the star witness for the gov ernment said the house made in 1927 and more than 524800 in 1928 but he did not conr nect Capone directly with tho es tablishment to continue testing operations that were prevented yesterday by the most pronounced demonstrations to date in the cattle testing war in Cedar Muscatine and Henry coun ties Roland Hart 20 son of a station agent here and not hitherto recog nized as a member of the groups opposing the state compulsory law today was still at liberty after his rrest near New London for ridicul portance would be held with what that todays Chinese reply to Jap ever authority assumed power at ans warning against antiJapanese ir Huckj capital Manchuria demonstrations reiterated that the TO OF WAR Train Reported Bombed in China by Planes of Japanese By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS THE league of nations council met Tuesday in extraordinary session to hear both sides of the SinoJap anese conflict in Manchuria witU Aristide Briand directing its efforts to establish peace China and Japan have opened di re negotiations but from Nanking came word that Chinas answer to Japans demand for suppression antiJapanese demonstrations will assert that the occupation of Man churia constitutes a state of war Reports came to Tokio from Mukden that Chang HsuuhLiatig Manchurian governor nad with drawn from Manchuria to a poinc south of the great wall to avert ii clash from Japanese forces Pciping had word from Manchint ian headquarters that Japanese planes had bombed a train between Mukden and Chinchow Meanwhile Washington walcheo developments encouraged by nego tiations which have been under taken The trial of Huckins on the state charge The first viction was remanded for retrial by the Iowa supreme court r nit jAJWOi i The federal charge was brot under those now held rrm Tokio government would make clear Chinese and Japanese governments trial that it has no desire for any addi being members of the league and tional rights or concessions than I signatories to the Kellogg pact ro TAKE NO ACTION nouncing war should seek a peace an indictment Issued by a United States grand jury in Milwaukee Legations Informed ful solution the disputes but that A declaration of these principles the league has asked Japan to with was communicatedto Edwin Nej draw hertroops from Mancnuria h fcthSEZr Hu k ns vme American charge daffaires and Japan had not compiled his father Elmer fa ueKins i renres The government has attempted jng troopers and his delivery from i ithe New London jail Dy an infuri ated crowd of 500 Des Moines Mus catine Cedar and Henry county farmers Brig Gen Park A Findley com manding the guardsmens camp here said today that since young Hart had been turned over to civil authorities his return was in the hands of the sheriffs office No Notice Given On the other hand attaches of the latter office said no official no tice had been given them of Harts release and so they were not making any attempt to seek the young man Officers of the camp declared testing in Baltimore township scene yesterday of a demonstration by 150 farmers near the farm of thru previous testimony to estab lish Capone ownership of the same gambling house Two men who once raided the house said Capone told them I own the place Paid to Giizik Rics said most of the profits were paid to Jack Guzik and previous government witnesses have said Capone told them Guzik was his financial secretary But on the direct question Did you ever give Al Capone any the former gambling AUNT HET By Robert QuiUen I Lliot Emmies girl was goin to be in old maid but dresses seem to be gettin longerever year ELECTION RALLY CLOSES IN RIOT Wisconsin District Votes on Successor to Cooper in Congress RACINE Wis Oct 13 first Wisconsin congressional dis trict today was selecting a successor to the late Henry Allen Cooper veteran representative in congress Local interest in the election was rejuvenated last night when a com munist rally in Monument Square in behalf of the party candidate John Sikat ended in a riot involv ing a score of police and about 300 civilians Eight men and a woman were arrested on disorderly conduct charges after a battle in which sev eral persons were injured In other quarters of the first dis trict meanwhile supporters of four other congressional candidates Thomas R Amlie progressive re publican tO J Bouma socialist George Herzog independent dem ocrat and Henry Tubbs independent prohibitionist were winding up their campaigns with appeals for a large vote lowan Confesses to Robbery of Billiard Parlor in Nebraska FALLS CITY Nebr Oct 13 T Nelon 17 Boone Iowa has confessed robbing a billiard par lor here police said yesterday Nelsons companion Raymoni Burns 17 Schlater Miss es caped policeman Claude Asendor said Nelon carried some clgarc lighters but his companion had th rest of the loot officers said The value of the stolen goods wa small police stated eu Jy Luc j i e OI government exhibits cash Curtis McKinnon vice president of checks which Rica said he the Farmers Protective association d over to Guzik or his repre and a principal in the antinesting witness said he be opposition would be continued as money house cashier replied no Asked if Capone ever gave him any money or any orders about the conductof the place Ries again replied no The profits of the gambling house were figured by the compila tion of gov iers turned sentatives The wlmcaa t lieved they were the same cheeks soon as roads are pass ablethe re he identified in the Jack Guzik in are no surfaced roads m that lo come tax case Guzik was sentenced tomorrow to five vears They said testing in Center and to live years Jackson townships where the Bodyguard Stays in Jail strongest opposition is centered just CHICAGO Oct 13 case east of the little Quaker village of of Philip DAndrea who considered Salem probably would bo finished it necessary to guard Al Capone today General Findley left here with a pistol in federal court was early today to direct activities of discussed again a stern the militia in those townships of Hancock Wis have been under scrutiny for nearly two years Reed Files Copy A certified copy of the federal indictment was sent to U S Dis trict Attorney Harry M Reed at Waterloo who filed it with U S Commissioner Don C Hutchinson here A deputy U S marshal awaited Huckins appearance at the court house this morningbut Huckins sent word that he would accept service of the warrant at his hotel Later he was taken to the Linn county jail After the federal service had been completed Huckins was brot to Lhe courtroom where Judge John T Moffitt was presiding R S Milner a member of Huckins legal staff entered a motion for a change of cnue arguing that Judge Moffitt was prejudiced against the de fendant and that prejudice among the citizens of the community would prevent a fair trial Arguments of opposingcounsel occupied the rest of the morning session faced judge doing most of the ing and other embassy and legation rep The reply also was represented resentatives here as having stated that the Chinese Vernacular reports of the private conference between Foreign Minis ter Shidehara arid Chiang TsoPin Chinese minister to Japan at which was opened a possible avenue for settling the Manchurian trouble by direct negotiations indicated some differences had developed The Chi nese minister reputedly insisted that unless Japanese troops were with drawn from the occupied area China could not consent to opening negotiations Appealed for Betrial Huckins father who was Turn to 4 Column also Markets at a Glance 4 Column Accidentally Wounded Meanwhile Corporal Edward Rob After Judge James H Wilkerson inson of Marshalltown a member had commented scathingly and at length he continued the contempt hearing against DAndrea to 10 a m Friday DAndrea was led back to the jail cell he has occul pied since Saturday without bene it of bond and the court continued vith Capones income tax case The judge refused fiatly to allow DAndrea to bail or to continue the i ase until the Capone trial is fin1 Indiana BanditsWreck Bank Building With Blasts BLOW UP SHOOT UP shed nirgison Pleads Not Guilty to of Near Get LIZTON Ind Oct 13 I automobile loads of bandits early today isolated this town from com munication wrecked the state bank building with a dozen blasts of T F net 13 nitroglycerin shot up the town and 0 pleaded with more than in guilty Monday to an indictment currency and negotiable securties charging him with the murder of amounting to more than 51800 Miss Mary Stolker 4 Furgison Scores of shells from shotguns re previously had confessed to slaying volvers and other firearms were Miss Stolker at her farm home near found scattered thru the streets m Dallas state agents said but de the business section cided to stand trial He was re Marion Bailey 72 president of turned to Des Moines to be held the bank who lives across the street i ffom thg inHtitution wno was awakened by the explosives en gage1 in a gunfight with a band stationed in front of the bank The latter crouched behind a bar ricadu of benches emptied severa revolvers at the Bailey home On of the bullets barely missed Tame Young brotherinlaw of Bailey who was sleeping in an upstair NEGRO HELD FOR MURDER OF FOUR Former Worker at Maryland Farm Believed Guilty of Ax Slayings BFRLIN Md Oct 33 60 year old Negro OrphanJones was held today for tho shotgun and ax murder of a farm family of four Davis his wife and their wo daughters Jones had worked for Davis for hrce weeks up to Saturday night At that time the men quarrelled ones wasdischarged Found la Bed The body of Davis 55 years old was found yesterday in bed beside hat of his wife Iva 45 on the sec ond floor of their farm house Bodies of the two 15 and Mary Lee high school students were in a bed in until his trial Oct 26 Catholicism Rejected by Spanish Assembly MADRID Oct 13 na tional assembly tonight rejected the Catholic religion as the religion of the state NEW YORK Stocks Weak pivotal shares sag 2 to 5 points Bonds Weak new low prices nu merous Curb Heavy trading dull Butter Firm Foreign exchanges Irregular Sterling steady CHICAGO Wheat Steady good export sales bullish foreign crop news Corn Easy large country offer ings increased visible supply Cattle Irregular Hogs Strong to higher EDisWcHes TO LIFE THREAD Little Change in Condition Except His Progressive Somnolence WEST ORANGE N J Oct 13 A Edison continued to cling to the straining thread of life today but his personal physician re ported that while his general condi tion remained unchanged the aged inventor was experiencing a grad ually progressive somnolence Dr Hubert S Howe in his bulle tin said Mr Kdison slept thru the entire government never had offered armed resistance and had kept the feeling of the Chinese people in check protected Japanese lives and property and fulfilled her promises to the league Ciinnot Interfere The Chinese answer also was said to have argued that the unpopular ity of Japanese goods in China had been caused by Japans unfriend ly acts and that the Chinese gov ernment could not interfere with the peoples freedom to purchase as they wish Chinas answer additionally was stated to have said that she would continue to protect Japanese lives and prosperity but that if Japan continued to use war as an instru ment of national policy she must be held responsible for tho conse quences GENEVA Oct 13 league of nations council heard both sides of the SinoJapaneae conflict in Manchuria today and adjourned until tomorrow or later without taking action Dr Alfred Sze representing na deniatioiM against what he called Japanese military aggression not only In the interests of peace in Manchuria but on the grounds that unless we can cooperate In this grave emergen cy wo shall fail to Instill all confi dence in international security and order Kenkichi Yosliizawn the Japanese spokesman Insisted on continuing direct negotiations with China and disavowed his governments respon sibility for the Manchurian trouble China never will accept direct negotiations Dr Sze said as long as Japanese troops remain il legally on Chinese soil China still leaves this affair in the hands of the league JAPANESE FLEE an adjoining room Shotgun slugs had been fired into the bodies and the killer had blud geoned his victims unmercifully with an ox Cloth Under Beds Pieces of burnt cloth were under the beds indicating an attempt to fire the house and the bodies had been saturated with coal oil The Negro was arrested last night by police at Ocean City In his clothing police said they found a pocketbook and other property identified as belonging to members of tho Davis family A class ring of the younger girl was on one finger An inquest was set for today night and there is but little change to report except a gradually pro gressive somnolence In the last SB hours the physician explained the only nourishment Edison had been able to take con sisted of six tcaspoonfuls of stewed pears Despite his Inability to cat the aged inventor had lost little weight Dr Howe said BITTER BATTLE Reichstag in Session With Moderate Government at Stake BERLIN Oct 13 life of moderate government in Ger many swung in the balance today with the opening of the reichtag for its first session since March Chancellor Bruentng faced the en trenched nationalist opposition with a review of the activities oE hia first cabinet recently resigned and an outline of his program for the fu ture seeking to win support for a critical vote of confidence on Friday Nationalist socialist deputies to the number of 107 and L nntionnl sts all of whom walked out of the chamber last February were back vith Lhc sole purpose of overturning he Brucning regime and replacing t with a belligerent rightist gov ernment They had fonr motions on the agenda namely 1 tn withdraw confidence from the government 2 request President von HinderJ burgto dissolve the reichstag and call elections for Nov 8 3 declare void all emergency decrees issued since Oct 2 and terminate the reichs subsidy of the Prussian po lice HANKOW China Oct 13 The wholesale evacuation of Japa nese from Szechwafl province con tinued today owingto hostile dem onstrations The Japanese consul at Chengtu provincial capital anc other Japa nese residents were cnrou tc to Chungking a Yangtse river city six days journey nway Japanese residents also are evac uatign Chungking lltulcr Martin Tjiw CANTON China Oct 13 T Canton was placed under martini law today after issuance of EL police proclamation declaring that com munists were taking advantage of antiJapanese feeling to make trou Atc Arrested Following Quarrel CLARION Oct Valley and Oliver Sunshine Goodwin en gaged in a fist fight Sunday eve nlng according to officers The ar gument reached the stage where Sheriff Leonard had to interferr and put them In separate cells talc A police precinct captain and a gendarme captain were placed oa trial on murder charges today grow ing out of the clash between police and students last Saturday in which 10 were killed and flO wounded The city in ful lof troops and ma chino puns arc posted More Than 200 Thot Drowned as River in Japan Breaks Banks TOKIO Oct 13 than 200 persons were believed to have drowned today in Mive prefecture says the Osaka Mainlchi when a swollen river broke its embankment and flooded a number of villages sweeping all before it IOWA WEATHER Irolnihly rain Tuesday night and Widncsicliiy in cast portion iind Tuesday night in por tion hcciimiiiK fair Wednesday Not much change in tempera ture LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGavcttc weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mondiiy Minimum In Night 15 At 8 A M Tuesday 40 Kiiinfall 13 of nn Inch The precipitation listed abovd was in the form of an all nigh1 driwle starting at about G ocloclc Monday p m and continuing until 8 oclock Tuesday morning Tuesday forenoon was cloudy and fortably chilly 4 ;