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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home E R H I L3 M M ART DEPT OF lOiVA nrs 4 THE NEWSPAPER THAT STAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E HOME J1TION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 22 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 593 Future Will Explain All Hidden Blunders of Present Will Be Obvious By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Oct 21 CPA How soon after they happen do national and in ternational events cease to be news and be come history Actually oc curring events are the making answer ed Prof Albert Bushnell Hart and the moment they bave oc curred in a lit teral sense they are history Still it is true more less time must elapse before they can be considered for practical purposes historically It was as the countrys foremost authority on Americas story that tha George Washington Bicenten nial commission unanimously chose Dr Hart to be its official historian For nearly 50 years he has been his torical instructor at Harvard Since the appearance of his Formation of the Union in 1892 the books he lias given to the world make a good sied library If anyone knows what history is Dr Albert Bushnell Hart does Perhaps two years said the pro fessor is a fair estimate of the amount of time that a historian should be allowed after the fact of an important event to digest it Then it may be that he will require a considerably greater allowance to investigate other facts bearing on it To be liberal I think I would say that an event 10 years old can rea sonably be regarded as historic Sr C COURSE pondered the doc tor it does frequently happen that fresh light is thrown upon an Turn lu Iagc 4 Column ME PORT Small Crowd Braves Windy Landing Field to Greet Queen of Air NAVAL AIR STATION LAKE HURST N J Oct 22 thru a dark clouded sky the navy dirigible Akron rode into her home port today and nosed down to her mooring mast at a m Iowa time Only a small crowd braved tht windswept landing field to greet the latest queen of the ait At a m when the Akron first hovered over the landing field her riding lights blinking red and green a handful of spectators were on hand to watch her cruise in wide circles while she waited the dawn Sky Still Dark It was still dark when the ships landing crew 75 strong turned out and the actual landing preparations started Fifteen minutes later smoke bombs were set off on the landing field to indicate the direction of the air currents to the crew of the ship At the first landing line fell from the Akrons blunt nose Two other lines dropped a moment later and the ground crew drew her to the mooring mast Dr Hugo Ecken er the Graf Zeppelin commander looked on Arr Liner Docked Finally at the giant air liner was docked Her huge fins grazed the top of the hangar en trance aa she was walked in Alongside of the Akron In tho 800 foot hangar the Los Angeles rests dwarfed by her new sister ship The Los Angeles requires only 056 feet of the hangars space while the Akron covered all but 15 of the 800 feet when she was berthed I reckon the best defini tion o love is somethin that makes you forget a mans kinfolks is goin to be your inlnws LAVAL ARRIVES FOR CONFERENCE Japan Refuses Time on Her Evacuation CHINESE TERMS OF SETTLEMENT UNACCEPTABLE Council Adjourns to Let Delegates Receive Instructions pENEVA Oct 22 representative on the league of nations council today refused to ac cept any definite time limit for withdrawal of her troops from Manchuria His announcement was in re sponse to a resolution by Aristide Briand the French foreign minister who is chairman of the council proposing that Japan complete the Manchurian evacuation by Nov IS at which time the council would meet again The resolution also recommended that China pledge the security of Japanese lives and property in Manchuria When Kenkichi Yoshlzawa the Japanese delegate took the stand which he had been expected to take the council adjourned until tomor row evening so that the Japanese delegation could study the propos als and Dr Alfred tze Chinese member could ask instructions from his government The Briand resolution suggested that China and Japan begin direct negotiations immediately so that evacuation of the occupied area could be carried out quickly uud smoothly UNACCEPTABLE TOKIO Oct 22 cir cles here today termed as unaccep table the basic demands reputedly submitted by China to the league of nations council as a means of form ulating a settlement of the Sino Japanese controversy in Manchuria Press dispatches said Dr Alfred Sze Chinese representative at Ge neva had presented tho demands as an aide memoire to Aristide Briand actingpresident of the league council Nothing had been Turn to 1aco 2 CAPONE FACES TROUBLE Can Be Cited for Contempt If He Knew DAndrea Carried Gun CHICAGO Oct 22 fed eral government which has already convicted Alphonse Capone the gang leader on two charges had another avenue of possible prose cution opened to it today Federal Judge James H Wilker son asked whether the gangsters knew his bodyguard Philip OAn drea carrier a loaded pistol into the courtroom during the Capone income tax trial and pointed out that Capone himself could be cited for contempt of court if he had such knowledge The point was raised as DAn dreas counsel asked and obtained another continuance on his con tempt of court hearing Without is suing any definite orders Judge Wilkerson made it plain he thot Ca ponea connection with his guntot ing friend should be investigated His case is to come up again next Tuesday Capone has already been sen tenced to six months by Judge Wil kerson on one contempt of court charge He is expected to be sen tenced tomorrow on his conviction for violating income tax laws He has been Indicted and will probably be tried soon on a charge of con spiring to violate prohibition laws And the government is expected to start civil action soon to tie up his property and assets to satisfy in come tax claims Body of Wisconsin Bandit Thot Found 3 Suspects Caught MENOMONIE WIs Oct 22 OB sheriffs office late today was informed a body believed that of a second bandit slain in the Menomonie bank raid Tuesday had been found near Shell Lake nnd that three suspects were caught near Chlppewa Fals Testing Will Stan Friday at Burlington Protestors Herds to Be Visited First Says Malcolm BURLINGTON Oct 22 Peter Malcolm chief of the state division of animal husbandry said today that testing of Des Molnes county cattle for tuberculosis prob ably will start tomorrow He said that he planned totest herds of opponents to the state law first Dr Malcolm who is in charge of the tests said that he woXild confer with Brig Gen Park A Findley commandant of the camp of about 1650 national guardsmen late today regarding definite pro cedures No Decision Made While Dr Malcolm made it plain that nodefinite decision had yet been maae regarding tomorrows plans he said his force of 12 veter inarians would be ready Friday It is recalled that General Find ley previously said his troopers would proceed with the tests when Dr Malcolm was ready The 12 testers Dr Malcolm said would conduct the inoculations the rest of this week and on Monday he said his full force of 34 workers will be available Dr Malcolm said referring to the probable testing of the protes tors herds first that this practice had been carried out in the three previous battlefronts Cedar Henry and Muscatine counties Quiet at Farm The supervisor of the testing said that what township the work ers would prat go Into would be de cided later today Meanwhile on the Eversman farm scene yesterday of a large gather ing of protestors everything was quiet The owner was not at home and information was lacking as to his whereabouts Troopers were preparing to under go an inspection this afternoon of their field equipment rifles ma chine guns and other details Leaders of the crowd which yes terday gathered at the Eversman farm promised their followers they had evolved a plan of further action Eversmans son Ed said today Rcfuso To Tell of Plan The son however refused to di vulge the nature of the plan nor would he either confirm or deny a rumor that his father had gone to Chicago to retain lawyers Ed Eversman said that last night when 2500 farmers were gathered at the Jake Eversman farm at 2 a m one of the leaders opposing the tests came out of tha house and asked the boys to disperse This ieader told them that a plan of action had been laid and that If they were needed they would be called Prior to 2 a m my father left home aud no one knows where he went or his whereabouts today Avoid Bloodshed The leaders explained to the crowd that they wished this thing done without bloodshed They asked the farmers not to carry weapons and told them that anyone with a Turn o rnso 3 Cilimin FOSHAYJURYTO KEEP ON TRYING Reports Inability to Agree Woman Rumored to Be Lone Holdout MINNEAPOLIS Oct 22 Reporting that they were unable to reach a verdict jurors in the trial of W B Foshay and six aides on mail fraud charges today were instructed to make another attempt to agree Just before noon today the sev enth day of their deliberations the panel informed Judge Joseph Moly neaux that it believed it would be impossible to arrive at an agree ment The court informed the group that the trial now In its eighth week cost the federal government a large sum of money and that every attempt to adjust differences of opinion should be made An unconfirmed report was cur culated that the one woman mem ber of the panel held an opinion different from the 11 men and that she had been unwilling to change her position as they have theirs She told the court that she re garded it as impossible that a verdict should be reached Will Rogers HOLLYWOOD Cal Oct I cant answer all the telegrams and letters but I want to take this means of thanking the most people that ever wired or wrote me on anything my little speech over the radio for the unem ployed and will send them copies as soon as I can think of what I said Dozens of community chests want to use it as an ad Sorry it wasnt the usual hooey on the subject for some paper would have published it and saved me all the trouble What made me feel kinder proud was that while I got after the big men yet it was the big that sent me the fine wires Mr Gifford head of American T and T and Owen D Young said It was the best speech ever would be madeon the subject Edsel Ford wants a copy for his father not forgetting Senator Borah I am going over the flying field to get my good friend Pat Hur ley Going to try and make him stayall night with me Yours WILL ROGERS TO JURY COUNTS Navy Department Officers Accused of Propaganda WASHINGTON Oct 22 Charging that certain officials in the navy department have started propaganda against reductions in tho Wood of recommend ed to President Hoover that these men bo found out and released from the service The Indiana republican asserted minor officials in the navy depart ment had resorted to cheap naval politics in starting rumors that reduction in tho naval budget would be brot about by laying up the Con stitution abolishing the navy band closing the Boston navy yard and other like steps Wood was chairman of theap propriations committee in the last congress and will be in the next if the republicans organize the house Tho things proposed would not save Wood asserted Such stories were started by offi cials without knowledge of their superiors and were initiated simply to arouse public opinion against naval budget reductions Vice President Asked If He Will Resign to Be Oil Industry Czar WASHINGTON Oct 22 Vice President Curtis was deluged today with inquiries about the re port that he was to be named dic tator of the oil industry He gave the same reply to all I have not been tendered the position mentioned Meanwhile Mr Curtis is giving full attention to the duties of hia office He is still weighing the ques tion whether to run next year for reelection or to seek his former seat in the senate from Kansas He expects to announce a decision next month Markets at Glance a NEW YORK Stocks Heavy pivotal shares lead reaction Bonds Irregular rails slump Libertys Gain Curb Irregular utilities heavy utilities heavy Butter Unsettled Foreign exchanges Irregular Sterling sags Sugar Easy producers selling Coffee Lower increased offer ings CHICAGO Wheat Easy large Russian ex ports forecast beneficial rains Kan sas Corn Easy favorable weather sympathy with wheat Cattle Steady hogs irregular WILL PONDER WORLD PROBLEMS Bond of Mason City Man in Fatal Accident Is Oct pre liminary hearing O R Ny swander Mason City was bound over to the grand jury this after noon on charges of driving while ntoxieated illegal possession of in toxicating liquor and illegal trans portation ot intoxicating liquor Nyswander was arrested after an Investigation was made into the death of his wife who was killed when she fell out of the car he was driving Tuesday afternoon two miles from here Nyswanders bond waa placed at 51500 which he furnished He was arraigned this afternoon before D W Parks justiceof the peace and information was filed by William Parks county attorney The coroners jury reached a verdict yesterday afternoon The jurys verdict waa We find that Mrs O R Nyswander met her death from falling thru the door of a speeding car driven by her hus band a reckless and intoxicated driver We recommend O R Nyswander to be bound over to the grand jury for trial Had Been Drinking Bluntly declaring that his busl ness was selling alcohol and tha he nad been drinking before the ao cideht occurred Nyswander was questioned at the Inquest yesterdaj afternoon Nyswander said ho wen to the Jack Brendt horns in at tempt to sell Brendt some alcohol allho he had never made a deal will him previously Brendt refused to buy but Nyswander said he and hie wife and Brendt drank altbo Mrs Brendt refused to take any liquor Then Nyswander described how when ne was drivingabout 50 to 60 miles an hour on tho way home his wife attempted to light a cigaret from his cigar She slipped back in her scat and out the door which came open He was not sure on which side of the road he wa driving Carried Much Money Nyswander said he and nis wife carried much money rather than putting it in banks When asked what his business was he said working in the pool hall luring cold weather During other times he said he worked selling alcohol Alex Hasler city marshal told of finding liquor at the car Deputy Sheriff Lee Lemke said Nyswander was intoxicated and nad more than on his person Charles Harri son said Brendt had told him that car keys had been kept from Ny swander until be was able to drive and Sheriff Fred C Schweiger told nf arresting Nyswander Sheriff Schweiger said he had tested tho door on the Nyswander car and iiad found it was not easily opened Lindberghs on Last Stage of Homeward Trip From Far East SEATTLE Oct 22 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh began the last stage of their homeward trip from the Orient today and ex pected to reach New Yorlc by air tomorrow night Arriving at Victoria B C early today by steamer they boarded a borrowed airplane and flew here in 46 minutes arriving at a m Iowa time After a brief stop they hopped eastward planning to land at Boise Ida for fuel Marshal Exonerated at Wall Lake After Death of Nebraskan WALL LAKE Oct 22 Marshall Wall Lake town marshal today stood exonerated of blame in connection with tho fatal shooting of Henry Rock 32 of Mason City and Grand Island Nebr A coroners jury at Sac City yes terday returned a verdict that the marshal shot Rock In pursuance of duty in Wall Lake Saturday Rock has a sister Miss Elizabeth Rock a nurse nt Ida Grove and a brother T A Rock attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln ciafci ircsa Iholo President Hoovor inset luis boon gelling his official house in order so io can talk over tho worlds inost pressing problems with rrcmlcr Plprrn Laval of Fnuicfl official guest of tho United States Above is 11 recent pScluro of tho French premier at his desk in the ministry of In terior in 1aris Hoover Directs Study of Selective Sales Congress Leaders to Devise Own Plans for Revenue NEW YORK GIVES LEADER OVATION Planes Fly Overhead and Big Guns Thunder in Welcome BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 22 T Laval arrived today at p m for history mulling conferences with Pres ident Hoover NEW YORK Oct 22 Pierre Laval France arrived today to talk with President Hoover about methods of smoothing wrinkles of care from the lace of mankind New York gave him one of the greatest ovations in its his tory Cheering thousands banked Bat tery Park firo boats spouted and the big guns of Fort Jay thundered The former peasant lad smiled calmly thru it all watched huge airplanes flying overhead and faced a great crowd of photographers and reporters with aplomb Sees Statue of Liberty Let me see the Statue of Lib erty ho said in the midst of it all then ho craned his neck out ol a window of the municipal tug Ma com which was about to land him on American soil he said At city hall where he was es corted with the thrilling pomp New York stages for its heroes he said he came from a nation deterrnirsd to cooperate willi America to help restore prosperity A gravecrisis has arisen which has interrupted your development as well as that of other countries he said In a world torn with doubt o WASHINGTON Oct 22 With plans afoot in tue house to increase taxes whatever is recom mended by President Hoover the administration let it be known to dtv a scheme for selective sales levies is being considered officially Experts are busy hunting for ar ticles that could best be included The idea is to get as much more money as can be had to counterbal ance the governments failing reve nues while avoiding a tax on nec essities as much as possible o to White House The recommendations formulated in the treasury will go to tho white house soon Then the president has to make up his mind on what to say ahout it to congress Regardless of the position ho takes prominent members of both parties in the reve nue legislation in tent on devising their own plans Deficit The federal deficit stood today at above 5600000000 The constant swelling of the def icit has served to emphasize the at tention being given the problem of belanclng the budget Orders for huge cuts of budget estimates for next year have been acted on in the government depart ment Now tho concentration is upon finding means of bringing in more cash RAIL LEADERS STUDY ACTION Executives at Annual Fall Meeting Consider Rate Decision ATLANTIC CITY Oct 22 onfronted with the interstate com merce commissions decision against a flat 15 per cent freight rate in crease the nations rai leaders met today for the annual fall meeting of the association of railway execu tives to consider what now may be done to protect earnings One executive who preferred not to be named said he hoped for a statement from the association some time within the next two days on the rate issue The meeting was arranged several months ago before the rate increase was asiced Wages are certain to be consid ered A ten per cent wage reduction would save the roads an estimated Labor leaders insist they will fight any wage cuts and the federal law enables them to in sist on a long period of negotiation to prevent cuta 03d Political Leaders and Military Men Out of Power MEXICO CITY Oct 22 new nonpolitical cabinet swept clean of generals and politicians with one exception took its place in Mexico today to aid in solving a political crisis that brot a shower of resignations and left a two man gov ernment in power for seven days General Plutarco Ellas was tlie man included in the new cabinet announced suddenly last night The big four of the old cabinet lenerals Almazen Amaro Cardenas ind Ccdiloo are out the new lineup which includes three former cabinet ministers In their old posts and replaces some of the retired ministers with political unknowns The three who remain are Finance Minister Luis Monies De Oca secre tary of Industry Aaron Saen and Foreign Minister Gennro Estrada Manuel C Tellcz former ambas sador to Washington succeeded Lazaro Cardenas as secre tary of the interior and chief of the cabinet lowan Faces Second Degree Murder Count for Death of Woman KNOXVILLE Oct 22 vey Tindale of Barnes City was named in second degree charges of murder filed by County Attorney Harold Clements here Wednesday Tindule pleaded not guilty to the charge in connection with the death of Miss Esther Fiscb Allerton school teacher who died in Bussey last February after an alleged Illegal op eration Tindale is free under 000 bond Keeping Trousers in Pawn Loses Job for Policeman in Berlin BERLIN Oct 22 his uniform trousers in pawn for nearly four months cost Police Ser geant Victor Lehmann his job He managed to get along by bor rowing trousers from colleagues who happened to be off one clay the whole police force was called out The sergeant had to re port in civilian trousers and was dismissed immediately which will restore calm and re establish equilibrium America Will Respond It is thru an affirmation of fair ness and confidence that I desire to come in contact with the American people I know tlieir enthusiasm I know that capable of gen erous impulses combining their deep sense of reality with their noble idealism They will respond if nec essary to calls which may reach them from the old world I speak in the name of a country which Is determined to join its ef forts with yours to ward off the danger which menaces our civiliza tion Premier Laval spoke in French with Ambassador Paul Claudel of France acting as his interpreter Ilrlngtt No Program jr Laval brot with him no fixed or definite program on which to base bis discussions with President Hoover He wag expected however to discuss several subjects which the French consider more or less intertwining yet in a sense separ ate Among these were disarma ment economic recovery the gold standard intergovernmental debts national security and cooperation imong nations particularly between France and the United States It Is generally understood he does not expect to take back any definite agreement on paper or otherwise nit merely to thresh out with tho president preliminaries looking loward cooperation on the various subjects As the premier stepped down from ihe Macom thru the lines of tall silk hats backed by police cavalry his vivacious young daughter Mile Jo setto Laval walked by his side smiling upon the multitude Interpreter Collapses The reception aboard the lie de France was saddened by the collapse film In PHRO 2 Colnnin IOWA WEATHER Generally fulr Thursday night mid Friday except cloudy Thursday night in northeast portion cooler Thursday night and in extreme east portion STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 75 Minimum In Night 51 At 8 A M Thursday Gt Precipitation OS of nn Inch Altho the autumn officially baa been with North Iowa for an even month there is still no first killing frost Wednesdays temperature was the highest for almost two weeks and the brief rain in the evening was the first in a week ;