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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1931, Mason City, Iowa H I S MEM A AfT J LI P T OF ID v A c ri M F p North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALT NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION JVOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IQWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 15 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 587 Russia Back of Trouble King Claims Japan Fears Soviet in Manchuria U S IS INVITED TO CONFERENCE By CHABUES P STEWART Oct 15 CPA 3 Basing liis rea soning on world travel and obser vation of his own and long study of clashing interna tional interests in the orient Sena tor William H King of Utah In clines to attrib ute Japans re cent military ac tivities in Man churia less to a polidy of terri torial conquest from China than to alarm at the steady spread of Russian influence to the southward from eastern Siberia The Russians says the senator imquesttonably has toured th2 soviet republic mone extensively than any other American in public life historically have sought a CallesComes to Front as Mexican Cabinet Quits RUBIO APPOINTS IRON MAN AS WAR MINISTER ExPresident Pledges HAIL CHAMPION CATTLE JUDGE warm water Pacific frontage on the However to permit Muscovite strength effectively to dg itself in on the mainland facing their rocky unproductive little archipelago totally inadequate as it is to sup port its enormous population sim ply would be suicide for the Jap anese The islanders fought the czai jn 190105 to prevent it Today it as surely fatal to them as ever IAR FROM having forgotten its old ambitions since the revolu M Full Strength to Government EXICOCTTY Oet 15 mer President Plutarco Ellas TJ lawmak er Russia under bolshevik rule is the most imperialistic country on One of Moscows earliest efforts to communize China where in it already had made consider l able progress when driven out oy the present nationalist government C f Tfu im to Pase Column RAILROAD WINS Jury Returns Verdict for Milwaukee in Action A verdict for the defendant was returned by the jury in the action by Roland P Ded ina vs the Milwaukee railroad The plaintiff 4 year old son of Mr and Mrs Ed Dedina thru his father brot action against the rail road for 53000 alleging a Milwau kee freight train struck the auto mobile in which he was riding with his mother and brother on a cross ing near Plymouth and thereby caused serious injuries on his head and other parts of the body The contention of the railroad was that the Injuries resulted not from the negligence of the railroad but because the mother who was driving did not observe ordinary caution in approaching the railroad crossing in the automobile Evi dence was presented the locomotive Whistle and bell were heard The case was placed in the hands of the jurors at 4 oclock Wednes day afternoon following the argu ments of the attorneys James OBrien of DOS Moines and Lester Dibble of the Mason City law firm of Blythe Markley Rule and Dibble represented the defendant R M Witwer of the firm of Senneff Calles emerged as a dominant fig ure in the Mexican government again today following the resigna tion of the cabinet owing to in creasing political unrest President Ortiz Rubio appointed Calles Mexicos iron man to the post of minister of war in succes sion to General Joaquin Last night he accepted the resignations of Minister of Interior Lazaro Card enas Minister of Agriculture Sat urnino Cedillo Minister of Com munications Juan Andreu Almazan and General Amaro but refused that of Minister of Finance Montes Da Oca New Problems In recent days the president said there has developed a new and major problem especially In the capital organization from agita tion of various irreeoncilables in the political camp Under such circumstances I felt it my duty to present to the con sideration of my collaborators and political councillors the necessity of finding a solution CoOperative Spirit As was to be expected I found among my collaborators the sanest spirit of cooperation disinterest and sacrifice for the real ization of this vie w in order 13 leavethe chiefexecujUyefreetf continue to reorganize ment General Calles pledged his full strength in aiding President Ortiz Rubio to stabilize the government He said he felt it was an hour of need for Mexico and that he would act in accordancewith his message to congress Sept 1 1928 in which he warned that the rule of the man on horseback was over in Mexico LABOR AFFIRMS STAND FOR LOW PER CENT BEER Green ReElection to Head of Federation Unopposed BULLETIN VANCOUVER B C Oct 15 American Fed V Associated Press Photo Fellow students of May nurd Ekstrom vocational agricultural stu dent at Neman Grove Ncbr gave him this sort salute when ho won the contest in judging all breeds of cattle at the national dairy show in St Louis crutlon of Labor today selected Cincinnati for the 1932 conven tion B C Oct The American Federation of La bor reaffirmed its stand today for legalization of 275 per cent beer a the coming session of congress William Green was reelected president by ac clamation H e was unopposed and his nomina tion and election were attended by wild outbursts of enthusiasm b y delegates T w o motions which attempted to obtain the Federations sup port for repeal of the Volstad act and the Eigh ECUADOR QUELLS REVOLT ATTEMPT Government Claims Control but Cabinet Reported in Hiding QUITO Ecuador Oct 15 President Luis Larrea Albas gov ernment issued a statement this aft ernoon asserting it was in complete control of the situation Last Cfrpone Witness Is GREEN teenth Amendment were defeated chief were Demands of Germany in 1917 Shown price of Peace Was Sliceof France and Indemnity WASHINGTON Oct 15 Germanys price for peace two months before America entered the World war was revealed today by the state department as a slice of Trance and general allied indemni ties The information was contained in a hitherto unpublished cablegram from Ambassador James W Gerard on Feb 4 1917 to President Wil son It was part of a 708 pago com pilation of official correspondence made public by the state depart ment Even if there is war it said Germany military calculated they can starve England before Ameri ca can do anything These people have only one Threaten War If you decide to make any threats Gerard advised the presi dent threaten war Germans not afraid of break of diplomatic rela tions which simply means they can go ahead and do what they please and attack us if they win The German chancellor he re ported had spoken to him of the great hatred the military and naval people have for America The German term for peace at that time Gerard informed his DEFIED BANDIT KING LEAGUE COUNCIL VOTE OVERRIDES JAPAN PROTEST Japanese Suggest That America Should Join or Stay Out Associated Press Pfiofo Marlon Bailey 72yeurold president of the State bunk of Lirfon Ind fired several vol leys from his shotgun nt sufe blottcrs Uho terrorized tho whole village nftcr cutting com munication wires and blasted the bank safe obtaining Oct 15 IP The league of nations council tonight voted to ask the United States to par ticipate In its deliberations regard ing the conflict in Manchuria The invitation was decided upon over the opposition of Kcnklchi Yoshlzawa the Japanese representa tive It will be read tomorrow at an open meeting of the council a for mality which assures that an Am erican representative will be pres ent when the leagues executive board meets for an attempt to set tle the SinoJapanese troubles The decision to ask assistance from the United States came at the end of a twohour private meeting and after two days of but the Japanese opposition contin ued to the end Bliss Wltwer and sented the plaintiff Senneff repre Dispatches to the United States from Guayaquil said today the gov ernment at Quito had put down an armed military movement but the president and his cabinet had taken refuge in the military barracks Coi Carlos Guerrero former min ister of war and Manuel Navarro president of the chamber of depu ties were arrested Als Lawyers Move to Strike Testimony of Government FEDERAL BUILDING CHICA GO Oct 15 testimony on the records to show Al Capone lost 5327000 on the races in six years the defense ceased calling witnesses today and began arguing motions to have government evi dence stricken Althono formal announcement was made that the defense rested Attorney Albert Fink said the gangster had no more witnesses Claim Deductions The gang leaders defense to charges that he evaded taxes on a six year income of more than 000000 consisted almost entirely of testimony to show he lost about on race bets during the same period His attorneys contend this amount must be deducted from any income the government has been able to prove Johnny Torrio the old Chicago gang boss who was subpoenaed and brot from New York as a govern ment witness was not called to the stand by either side After the goyT ernment rested ap peared at the federal building and Nourishes Arms and Speaks of Precedent to Hold Off Claimants BATON ROUGE La Oct a flourish of arms and the itation or precedents Huey P Long eld the capitol against the siege f two other claimants to his job f Governor today Meanwhile Louisianas executive egimo became a complicated affair f governors lieutenantgovernors and politics Long placed his armed state hlgh vay police about the entrances to he state capitol in the office of the ecretary of state and at the execu ive mansion to prevent Lieutenant Governor Paul N Cyr from entering o press his claim to the executive Run Over by Wagon LAKOTA Oct 15 Herbert Trenery sufered two broken ribs and was badily bruised when he fell from a load of corn and the wagon ran over him AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt know Bill was in love with her until I heard him fussin about her bath in suit bein too scanty SPANISH POLICY LITTLE CHANGED Azana Takes Oyer Offices and Makes Call Upon Alcala Zamora MADRIDOct 15 Maneul Azana took possession oC his official offices today and called an extraordinary meeting of his new cabinet to orient the adminis tration in dealing with vexing re ligious differences He spent an hour with retiring President Niceto Alcala Zamora listening to an explanation of the routine connected with the office I Then with a heavy embrace Senor Alcala Zamora wished his former minister of war the best of luck in I his new venture and left to go into private life Casares Qulroga new minister of the interior and Professor Jose Giral minister of marine took over their offices completing the trans fer of government Newspapers were filled with com ments on the shakeup It was the majority opinion that Senor assumption of power would not greatly change the policies of the previous administration said he would testify in his succes sors behalf Wind Up Case Capoues lawyers as they wpund up their casemoved fora directed verdict of acquittal andalso to have much of the government testi mony stricken out Judge Wilkerson did not imme diately rule on the defense motion for a directed verdict of acquittal and Defense Attorney Fink then en tered a motion proposing to throw out all counts of the indictment covering periods prior to 1928 Th statute of limitations had been ex pended on these counts Ahern con tended Courtroom clerks brot lega books documents and rulings in previous cases Highway Commission Approves Low Bids AMES Oct 15 low highway commission Wednesda approved low bids totalling 5151 17203 on 13 contracts for road pro jects including grading gravelin and construction of bridges and cu verts Eggs Quoted at New High for Year at Des Moine DES MOINES Oct 15 Egg on the local market were quote Wednesday at 30 cents a dozen new high for the year and a six ceti advance over Tuesdays quotation hair Cannot Bo Both Cyr for years a political enemy if Long charged the governors re ent election to the United States seriate vacated the state office Long is either governor or he is senator Cyr declared But he is ot both senator and governor Tuesday Cyr voluntarily took the overnorg oath before a deputy clerk at Shreveport informed Long by letter that he was the governor now and ordered Long to surrender and divest yourself of the appear ance of chief executive of Louis ana Declines Demands Long made public the communica tion and replied to Cyr That I have the honor to decline your demands in Toto As an anticlimax to the Long Cyr dispute Walter A Aldrich an unemployed resident of Shreveport unheard of before in politics took the oath of office of governor and said he too would file an ouster suit against Long go to Batdn Rouge and take over the capitol as it was abandoned property if Cyrs claims were true Hat Not Taken Oath Long in a statement he issued last night based his legal claim to keep his office on the point that he promised the people he would fin ish out his term as governor if they elected him to the senate and the fact thrt he had not yet been ad ministered the oath of the senate Uong now holds that Cyr vacated the lieutenantgovernorship In tak ing the governors oath and has in formed state officials Alvin O King of Lake Charles president pro tern pore of the state senate who took the oath as lieutenantgovernor late yesterday was in fact the holder of the office The executive councils recommen dation for beer was adopted without debate Repeal Ruled Out EdwardFlore international presi dent of fMe footel wjpjrkers andbevr first moved to substitute for ttie execu tive councils report resolutions ad vocating repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment Florc was ruled but of order by President William Green Then Flore moved for a division of the committees report on the prohibi tion question to make it possible for the delegates to agree with the committee iu principle and still urge repeal of the amendment He was overwhelmingly voted down The voting was conducted quiet ly and the convention proceeded at once with other business Employment Service The federal employment service wna indorsed compulsory military training in the public schools was opposed the greatest possible re striction on immigration urged for protection of United States and Canadian workers and approval of Philippine independence reaffirmed in rapidfire order The convention unanimously adopted the report of the rcsolu tions committee commending the executive council of the federation for Its work opposing cancellation of war debts until foreign nations clean house Support was pledged to the bitum inous coal mine workers who arc seeking a universal wage rate Council Given Power Without debate the federation also adopted the recommendation of the resolutions committee to refer the controversy over labor conditions and wages at Hoover dam to the executive council with broad pow ers to act as it sees fit If necessary the executive council was instructed to ask a congressional probe The convention reaffirmed the nonpartisan political party of the federation and urged close cxamln ation of candidates for public office in regard to their attitude of legis Slice of France Germany to give up Belgium but retaining socalled guarantees such aa railroads fbrtsiia garrison ports commercial control etc a aUcepf FrancethrjiyTectUicatlqn o frontierwinonlygive back a small part of Serbia and Belgaria can do as she likes with Roumania and everybody must pay indemnities to TESTERS FINISH ENEMY DISTRICT No Reactors Thot Found in Township Where Trouble Was Centered NEW LONDON Tuberculin testing Oct 15 cattle was OPPOSE U S PART Germany etc Gerard added that if Bernstorff the German has giv en the president any other terms he is fooling him but do not quote me to Bernstorff The untold story of an attempt by President Wilson to Induce Aus triaHungary to make peace short ly before the United States entered the war also was disclosed Entices Austria Secret messages also showed President Wilson offering Induce ment to AustriaHungary to for sake the German cause He pledged that a previously expressed inten tion of the allies to disrupt the em pire state by separating Hungary and Bohemia from Austria would not be carried out The effort formed a part of the general attempt made by the Amer ican government in December 191G and the early months of 1917 to bring peace before being forced into tho war It failed when the AustroHun garian government refused to dis sociate itself from Germany in ne gotiations for peace fit in the con duct of submarine warfare Markets at a Glance completed today in Baltimore town ship of opposition to tit state While reports of erinarians were awaited those from mosf of the testers indicated that no reactors to the test were found Tests were read on the farms or C L McKinnon vice president of the farmers protective association John Hennessey and Henry Connor all leaders in the opposition All were given a clean bill of health Troopers were here this afternoon awaiting the arrival of Iowa na tional guardsmen from other sec tion of the township before going back to Mount Pleasant their head quarters It was said here that feeling against the test has lessened consi derably following the favorable showing made by the herds Completion today of the testing in Baltimore township is believed Despite Incomplete reports to fin ish practically all testing in Henry county Some Inoculations remain to be read TOKIO Oct 15 Japa nese foreign officetoday in tructed its delegation In Geneva 0 use every effort to see that the roposal for Including an American in the league of na ions council during discussion of be SiuoJapanesc trouble be dropped The proposal caused more or less commotion at the foreign ministry which lost no time in sending in structions to its Geneva rep res enta tlvcs PurelyXocal Alfalr The foreign office lation in which organized labor Is interested Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct soon as the government lawyers had shown that Al Ca pone wore silk underwear why they rested their case They looked at the jury and figured that would be the most damag ing evidence they could bring before em I dont know if thats the worst charge against Capone but that about sizes up the con dition of the rest of the country We havent been any more used to the silk underwear than Ca pone was and this old cotton is scratching us and thats what we are beefing about Yours WILL ROGERS NEW YORK Stocks Firm rails lead tempor ary advance Bonds Firm rails rally Curb Firm all groups improve Butter Firm Foreign Exchanges Irregular Sterling sags German mark steady Sugar Lower easy spot mar ket Coffee Lower foreign gelling CHICAGO Wheat Barely steady bearish Kansas and Oklahoma reports larger Russian exports Corn Steady decreased Argen tine exports Cattle Higher Hogs Steady to lower BREENE DIES OF LONG ILLNESS Death of Dean of Dentistry College Occurs at U Hospital IOWA CITY Oct 15 Frank T Breene dean of the col lege of dentistry at the Stato uni versity died this afternoon after an extended illness Dean Breene had been 111 for sev UUUU1U UIBlVtJ ylt at the earliest possible flclals feeling that the Jarjaneslj public would not tolerate America and the league working together in the Manchurlan tangle which is purely an affair between China and Japan The spokesman for the foreign office There is all the difference1 in the world in America as an out siOer keeping itself Informed as to the leagues activities compared with its actual participation in Uie councils sittings Matter of Principle In connection with the foreign of fices contention that public opinion would not approve of America talc ing an active role at Geneva the spokesman emphasized that it was most assuredly not due to any un friendliness on the part of Japan but more as a matter of principle The spokesman asserted that two Washington memorandums pre sumably notes urging peace and proposing confinement of troop ac tvities in Manchuria to the require ments of international law had been withheld from the Japanese public on the ground that they might stir up antiAmerican feel ing Melrose Man Killed in Auto Driven by Eagle Grove Banker DES MOINES Oct 15 H Boblentz 23 Mrlroae wan killed Iste Wednesday when the car in which he was riding with John Donnowe 62 Eagle Grove banker was struck by a freight train on an interurban line here A piece of glass pierced a vein in Boblentz back causing an Internal hemorr hage He crawled from the wrecked car walked 75 feet and collapsed No inquest will be held oral months EXPLAINS TO ENVOY FTBREENB and recently under went an opera tion at Roches ter Minn Death occurred in the University hos pital here He is survived by the widow and one son Frank Jr Fun eral arrange njents have riot been completed In the field of dental education Dr Breene was WASHINGTON Oct 15 American government Is making an effort to have Japan withdraw objections to a representative from this country participating In efforts by the league of nations for peace in Manchurta Informed of the Japanese stand Secretary Stlmson today called in Turn tn Column for many years a national leader A lifelong resident of Iowa he was educated at the state univer sity and spent all of his active pro fessional career on the faculty of that institution Dr Breene was born in Durant Nov 1 18S6 He was graduated from the Wilton high school and in 1888 received his D D S degree from the University of Iowa col lege of dentistry Found Dead in Shack FORT DODGE Oct 15 John Williams SO was found dead in his shack here Apparently he had been dead two days presum ably of a heart attack IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night and Friday Slightly cooler Thursday night in tho central and northwest portions 1roh ably local frosts Thursday night in the west and central por ttnns LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday fiS MinimumIn Night 4B At 8 A M Thursday 48 Precipitation 02 of nn Inch An Intermittent drizzle and mist was responsible for the 02 of an inch of moisture precipitated In the GlobeGazettes rain gauge on River heights Wednesday afternoon and night Thursday morning the clouds lifted and North Iowa had its first peak at the sun for three or four days ;