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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1931, Mason City, Iowa Iowas Edited for the Home XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOUTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 23 1931 China Holds Upper Hand Boycott Weapon to Match Japanese Power TESTERS MEET HOME EDITION RESISTANCE VISITS ST1SON By CHARLES P STEWA11T ASHINGTON Oct 23 CFA One need not be proJapanese to recognize a mod icum of justifica tion for the islanders objec tion to American participation in the league of na tions discussion of their Manchur lon dispute with China It is as said one of Wash ingtons d i plo matic commenta tors on the sit uation a mem ber c a social club yanked before thfc board of governors for taking a sock at a fellow member in a card room row were to be required to explain his conduct also to an entire outsider who frequently had re fused to join the organization TX7ASHINGTON diplomacy like wise remarks with interest upon the nature of Japans argu ment in opposition to the conteni France gently placetf a Laval Lays Wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier Goes to White House to Ponder on Problems of World U7ASHINGTON Oct 23 Premier Laval bowed his head for moments in reverence before the tomb of the unknown soldier in be ginning this day that will end in discussion with President Hoover of ways of easing the worlds burdens On the cold white slab in Arling ton cemetery the spokesman for France gently placed a wreath to tion that the league of nations or speak for told in red LAVAL ARRIVES TO SEE HOOVER any other group of intermediaries is entitled to any voice at all in con nection with the Manchurian affair IJusually a peace pact adherent upon going to war pleads selfde fense The Japanese take the attitude in the present instance that its opera tions in Manchuria simply are not war but moral suasion best acquainted with the Orient are not altogether cer tain that the outcome of the dis agreement whatever may be the re sult of Genevas attempts at pacifi cation favor will be wholly in Japans If the question were one purely of military strength it is readily con tTtirn to Inco 2 Culiimn roses chrysanthemums oak leaves and ferns In the forenoon tqo he visited the capital and paid respects to Vice President Curtis Talks Informal Short calls on Chief Justice Hughes and Secretary Stimson also were on his morning program fol lowed by luncheon at the French embassy Then he and his young daughter were invited as guests be neath the white house roof for the night No formal agenda Is set for the talks between the president andthe premier As well as conferring with president M Laval wants to Harrison and Dickinson to Wage Their Argument at Sioux City WASHINGTON Oct 23 Echoes of the gruelling tariff con test of 19291930 will sound this weekend in an old fashioned debate in Iova which may serve also as a prelude to a new tariff battle this winter Senator Harrison of Mississippi is on his way to Sioux City to carry the democratic attack on the SmootHawley act in public debate tomorrow night with Senator Dick inson republican of Iowa iuards Plans The meeting results from a serie of exchanges carried on by the tari disputants in public letters durln the summer and a subsequent serie of challenges and counter cha lenges Carefullyguarding his plans they get to his republican oppon cnt Harrison left the capital with out a prepared speech nor any int mation to his associates of his in tentions Out in Iowa the vetera Dickinson is just as zealously pro tecting his method of attack First Meeting It will he the first meeting be Uveen these two able debaters Dickinson was elected to the senati last year after many years of serv ice in the house and he knows th tariff He campaigned for his sea on this issue The Sioux City debate and meeting between Dickinson and Harrison at Omaha Nebr Monday night will be broadcast to the na tion by radio AUNT HET By Robert Quillen That woman never kept house She never acts scared when she smells somethin burnin the ex change views with Chairman Borah of the senate foreign relations com mittee Have Met Twice Yesterday the two men met and talked togetherfrrsTwhen itier smil ing little Frenchman was wel comed after his arriving from New York and again last night when they sat down alongside each other at a white house dinner given to a group of distinguished French visitors Cover all Problems M Laval said the conversations would cover all the subjects relat ing to the problems of the tvo coun tries with the economic stability of the world in the background In his address immediately after he had landed he said his first considera tion in all his discussions would be the security of France American officials have shown plainly they will not entertain pro posals looking to United States participation in any agreement which would force them into guar anteeing the security of a European nation All such agreements reached heretofore by American diplomats have been rejected by the senate iMust Be Reorganized The question of war debt and reparation adjustments doubtlessly will come to the forefront as the conversations progress Administra tion officials were hesitant In fore casting the American attitude but declared freely thatsome reorgan ization of the tangles war debt sit uation would have to be effected Since they represent the two greatest creditor nations and the Associated Piess Associutea Press tclephoto shows Premier ISerro Laval of wl h hs arrival m New York cnroutc to Washington to canter with President Hoover on world pence nnd world disarmament M la vnf wasaccompanied byhis 19 year old daughter Josntte holders of more than half the worlds gold the two statesmen will find the matter of gold distribution and its economic ramifications a paramount question for discussion Until lunch time tomorrow the two executives will be closeted to gether either in the presidents of fice or in the Lincoln study on the second floor of the mansions resi dential section ACTION ON CORN IN OFFING Ohio Governor Approves Plan of Conference in Letter to Turner DES MOINES Oct 23 P Hope of early federal action on the orn price situation was expressed oday by Gov George White of Ohio in a letter to Gov Dan W Tur Replying to the invitation of the owa executive to attend a confer ncc of mid western state governors n farm prices Governor White aid he had been informed thero vas some hope of action in Wash ngton In the next week or ten ayji He agreed that the purchasln ower of the farmer must bo tored before the country can hope o return to a normal economic con ition and expressed approval of he conference plan One Majority in House Held by Democrat Vacancy Is Caused bi Death of Hale of New Hampshire WASHINGTON Oct 23 The democrats for the first tim in 13 years today outnumbered th republicans in the house The death yesterday of Represen tative Fletcher Hale of New Hamp shire a republican left the lineup of the house as follows Democrats 214 republicans 213 farm laboritc 1 vacancies 7 Not since November 1818 when Woodrow Wilson appealed dramati cally for a return of a democratic congress and saw a republican ma jority elected have the democrats been In the ascendancy even tem porarily Elections Are Scheduled The present lineup however will not last until congress convenes in December Five special elections have al ready been set for Nov 3 to fill va cancies caused by death Two arc in districts normally democratic and three are usually republican Should they go as in the past the house lineup would be divided with each major party holding 216 votes Representative Kvale of Minnesota the farmerlaborite would retain the balance of power Calls Special Vote The other two vacancies presenl more difficulties but Governor Lar son of New Jersey has called a spe cial session of the legislature in an effort to supply another republican vote for house organization Represeitative Ackcrman a New Jersey republican died only lasl Sunday Under the present law a successor in that generally republi can district could not be seated until January However Larson will ask the legislature to change the law to permit a earlier election Congressman Hale Dies NEW YORK Oct 23 gressman Fletcher Hale of New Foshay Case Juror Violates Tradition by Opposing Men 7 Days MINNEAPOLIS Oct 23 TV Hallowed and dust coated tradition may have it that women chance heir minds but Mrs Genevlcve A Clark today stood credited witli sweeping away some of the dust For seven days unconfirmed nv orts said Mrs Clark has hung to her own opinions in the face of op nosite views taken by 11 men wlio vith her form the jury in the trial f W B Foshay and six codefend auts on mail fraud charges Alone she has maintained her osition against their combined and ndividual entreaties As a result the jury appeared opelessly deadlocked as it resumed eliberations today in a room piled igh with more than 600 exhibits of ic prosecution along its walls The panel had instructions from ic trial court to make every effort o reach an agreement nnd bring to n end the trial which began more ban eight weeks ago To Evacuate Manchuria on Chinese Promise to Keep Peace BULLETIN GENEVA Oct 2G Alfred Sze Chinas representa tive In tho league of nations council Informed his colleagues this evening that his govern ment accepts this draft resolu tion presented yesterday by Ar istideBriuiul as n basis for re storing peace in Bliinchurin yOKIO Oct 23 Yoshizawa Japanese delegate to the league of nations council at Geneva was instructed by the gov ernment today to inform the coun cil that Japan will do her best to complete withdrawal of troops from outside the railway zone in Man churia within three weeks if China agrees to cease alleged antiJapan ese agitation there It was emphasized here however that altho Japan is conditionally prepared to make a concession over the question of withdrawal of troops in Manchuria to within the railway zone it would be impossible to give a definite promise that the evacuation would be completed by Nov 16 when the council next meets Depend on China The progress of the withdrawal It was pointedout would necessa ilybe dependent upon Chinas wi ingness and ability to mainta peace and order after the will drawal It was also emphasized th these instructions to Ambassaelo Yoshizawa do not represent a nc formulae drafted by Sir Eric Drum These Instructions howeve which it was hoped would reac Geneva in time for todays counci session were looked upon here a an important concession on Japan part because she hitherto refused to consider any question of a tim limit Time Ton Short The instructions to indicate Ja pans willingness in principle to se a time limit for the troop evacua tion were sent to Yoshizawa even tho Tokio felt the time set was too short Government circles pointed out that It Would require considerable time to start direct negotiations with the Chinese for reaching nn understanding that would make it Hampshire died last night in nKC R Colimn the Corydon Boy Is Killed Under Truck Wheels CORYDON Oct 23 as Holland 7 was killed yesterday when he fell from a moving sand truck and was crushed by the rear wheels Harland King of Corydon was the driver The Rev T E Hol land Baptist minister here is the boys father itanton and Smith Win Appeal Not to Face Slaying Trial SPRINGFIELD III Oct 23 Danny Stanton and Edgar Smith charged with the murder at Dela field Wig of Jack Zuta Aug 1 1030 wontheir appeal to the su preme court today and subsequently are not to he delivered to the state of Wisconsrt for trial Their deten tion in Chicago was based on one of Col Calvin Goddards ballistic possible to begin the withdrawal The proposed league council res olution calling for evacuation first and negotiations afterward was fundamentally opposed by Japan as stated from the beginning Concessions Mudc Tokios hope for direct negotia tions with the Chinese in the near future was based chiefly on the op timistic attitude repeatedly taken by Aristide Briand acting presi dent of tro league council Wednes Robinson Sees Depression as Chance to Buy Youth to Say I Wish I Had Says Solon From Hampton WATERLOO Oct ap pears in close focus to be an econ omic depression may turn out to be a momentous opportunity for our young people to become owners of property This was a thot suggested I by T J B RoDinson of Hampton third district representative in con gress in an address given here last night under the sponsorship of Waterloos ParentTeachers associa tion Some day said the Hampton man a new club will be formed with a large membership Its name will be I Wish I Had It will be composed of a great many men and women who will wish they had in vested in good Iowa real estate and securities at the present low prices A most helpful way to overcome stagnated business would be to in vest our money in Iowa enter prises Tribute to Work Mr Robinsons address opened with an effective tribute to the work of the P T A nnd to the importance of education and youth But a large part of the talk was given over to business and economics particularly as Iowa is affected by the situa tion Business and confidence he pointed out go hand in hand and we seem to be short of both Above all else we need to overcome the present lack of confidence in busi ness and values which is not justi fied by existing conditions We should cheer up The time for pes simismhas gone by If we will com pare America with any other coun try in the world we will conclude we are singularly fortunate Source of Trouble The burden of debt was held up by Mr Robinson as the principa source of business trouble Th world war was financed by borrow ing America loaned profligately postwar Europe When the ti lor payment came there was noth ng with which to pay Trying t et rich on unearned profits Amor can speculators on the stock ex change lost heavily Speaking on the subject of un employment Mr Robinson pointed out that while this country may lot owe a man a living it surely is mder obligation to see that he is oiven an opportunity to earn a liv ng Jirot Expansion Europes withdrawal from Hiiro in the war period brot bout m expansion in this Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS CfU Oct in box stall in Rogers of War Hurley eating Rogers fodder Mr Hurley this is not for pub lication but should tho Philip pines have their freedom Will this is a good adminis tration You see if it aint Now Pat you was in both China and Japan Just what is their troubles Ill toll you Will Hoover is a very warm sympathetic man when you know him Mr Secretary will that Rus sian plan work Listen Will they havent got a soul they can run against us So I just fed him and slept him for nothing The next cab inet officer pays his board Yours WILL ROGERS vhich hns meant a lared Europe o the 1 day after his conversations with Chinese representatives It was believed here that the Chi nese apparently had made some concessions in the conversation tests Wins Fight Against Addisons Disease With Aid of Cortin CHICAGO Oct 23 Andrew Nelson with the aid cortin has won her fight against Addisons disease Mrs Nelson was in the last stages of the disease several weeks igo when two vials of cortln which s obtained from the cortex of beef adrenal glands were sent to her by airplane from the medical labora ory of the University of Buffalo at Buffalo N Y Yesterday she was discharged rom a hospital having been pro nounced able to return to her home LINDBERGHS GET FUELATMOLINE Leave Again for East to Go as Far as Possible Be fore Night MOLINE III Oct 23 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh spent 20 minutes at the Moline air port this afternoon while their plane was refueled Colonel Lindbergh said weather conditions had been had between Dos Moines and Iowa City He was not sure that he would be able to reach home by tonight but said he would fly as fareast an possible Lindberghs landed at approxima tely 20 p m and were off In 20 minutes The colonelsaid they would prob ably fly south of Chicago but that the weather would determine their route Mrs Lindbergh said the trip had been without unusual incident In spite of unfavorable winds and She did not appear tired country ruinous surplus i now returned Business of agriculture and ie staS hCr CCtls Both land prices and the price of arm commodities have riroppeo to ruinous level and there is immedi te need for an advance Some inflation in prices must be had he added The importance of an adequate price for our farm products cannot be overestimated A way to bring it about must be lound FATE OFCAPONE KEPT IN BALANCE Judge Hears Arguments an Postpones Judgment Another Day FEDERAL BUILDING CHICA GO Oct 23 of Al phonse Capone for violating incom tax laws was delayed at least on more day when Federal Judg James H Wilkerson announced a the close of legal arguments to day i will dispose of thia case 10 oclock tomorrow morning The announeeiBtntcanie after n most two hours of technical argi ments on the defense motion for writ in arrest of judgment Judc Wilkerson said he would rule that motion and any others the d fense wished to present tomorrow indicatingthat if should den the motions he would sentence Ca pone at that time Defense attorneys contended i support of their motion for arres of judgment that the indictment chargingCapone with evasion o income taxes were insufficient in definite and unclear Their motion forcc new indictments leader and retrj THREE HELD FOR CHICAGO BLAZE Rejected Suitor and Two Youths Blamed in Loss of Two Lives CHICAGO Oct 23 rc ccted suitor and two youths were eld responsible by police today fo rooming house fire which took tw CAVALRYMEN AT FARMS OF CHIEF TEST OBJECTORS Eversman Women Greet Veterinarians With Flag and Signs lj DURLINGTON Oct 23 u resistance was encountered to day as 12 veterinarians guarded by four troops of cavalry tested cattle of farms of Jako Eversman and other objectors in the state bovine tuberculin testing law While rain and muddy roads at first delayed operations testing pro gressed smoothly under the personal direction of Brig Gen Park A Findley commandant of the Iowa national guardsmens camp here and Dr Peter Malcolm chief of the state division of animal husbandry who is in charge of the tests Wave American Plug As the troopers and their teges approached the Eversman farm two or three miles north of Burlington they were met by Mrs Eversman and a daughter who nailed an American flag on a gate post after waving it at tho soldiers On the gate near the flag was sign which read We stand by the flag that was fought for in order that the Amer ican people might have just laws On the barn was anotherslogap Peace without justice is no peace About 100 curiosity seekers were at the farm They made no demon stration Most of them had ar rived before the troopers and were not molested Cavalry Patrols Rniid Roads however leading to tho farm were cleared Farmers asked to leave the highway went Jto a by cavalrynien A hired man drove the EVcfs man cattle to the barnyard Jake kversman on whose farm from 400 to 2500 persons kept a 36 hour vig il ending early yesterday morning was not at home His son Ed was said to be in Henry county scenp her i j last week of the testing campaign Only four women were at the Eversman and three daughters Asks For Scrum With the arrival of the id the veterinarians Ida the daughter demanded from Delbert M Delbert Murray of Dos county that she be riven omc of the serum with which the ows were to he inoculated Eno said she wanted it to test its th The reelticsfc t One daughter appraised the cat ie putting on a uniform evaluation on every cow and on a no remark Mrs Evcrsman made r onccrnmg her daughters act but revously had complained to the ithonties that they had driven om the road Cecil Brown a rural hool teacher whom she said she Turn tn Vnm ft rnliimn 3 Home Murkot First Altho the home market will al n hc intel ligent attention must be given to foreigntrade The necessity is upon us to import commodities if we Wrr surplns Products Until this situation balances itself however we need to quit farming many milliong of acres of doubtful Tirrn In H Column HPrt rc Heriry Thompson machinist con essed police said that he cncin crcd an arson plot to avenge him M r HiS housekeeper Mrs Mary Arnold Boehm rejected his attentions for those of Aubrev o h eW a of the rooming house ay an daughter s Lay and Doris Boehm 5 year old of Mrs Boehm were to death Mrs Boehm Markets at a Glance NEW YOIJK Stocks Firm rails and utilities lead advance Bonds Irregular foreigns rails and Libertys gain Curb Firm narrow changes Biitter Steady unchanged Foreign exchanges Irregular Sterling ieclincs Sugar Steady hedge selling Coffee Steady European buy ing f CHICAGO Wheat Strong large farm board export sales Corn Firm forecast unfavorable ains Cattle Steady hogs higher A roundup of youths in the Italian te A admitted police said tTbeing one of the incendiaries and Angelo Scro ThZd by Blrr0n as a Thompson and Barron were under Two Bandits Rob Bank in Illinois of ELGIN III Oct 23 armed unmnskecj men entered the State Bank of Union in McHcnry county 20 miles northwest of hero this morning forced two employes to lie face downward on the floor and took about 53000 in gold and silver and currency escaping in an automobile in which an accomplice inver waited Drnwtnjfs on Exhibit OSAGE Oct collection of architectural drawings from the de partment of mechanical drawings of the Iowa State college at Ames are on exhibition at the high school Sanity of Dubuque Slayer Not Proved Attorney Declares DES MOINES Oct 23 Snn ity of 1 A R AHringer has not been definitely proved his attor ney Hugh Stuart told Gov Dart Dan Turner today in urging execu tive clemency for the confessed slayer of Earl Fuller 12 Governor Turner did not Indi cate what action he would take on the petition for oclock IOWA WEATHER Showers Friday night or Saf urdny cooler Saturday in cen tral and ivost portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures M hour period ending at 8 ocl Friday morning MiixinuiMi Thursday fi7 Minimum In Night 4fi At 8 A JVI Fritliiy 39 Cloudiness all day Thursday ami marked fog Friday morning wero e outstanding features of veathcr in Mason City for the 24 lour period from 8 a m to 8 am Jtiring the forenoon Friday the for ifted but clouds continued to oh cure the sun Before noon however he sun had broken thru and pros iccts for good football weather Sat irday picked up appreciably he ;