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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1931, Mason City, Iowa MARLON E fl H 1 3 WEMa ART DEPT Of IQiVA OF Up I ij g f 1234 P MINNESOTA El MISSOURI IOWA STATE PITTSBURGH NOTRE DAME 34 F N w0 O H I OHIO STATE El BE PI North Iowas Edited for the Home 1 8 NS 4 F MICHIGAN B ILLINOIS d THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVECENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 24 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 595 Prejudice at Front Again Religious Issue Up With Cannons Indictment AL CAPONE TO SERVE By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Oct 24 CPA Tolerant folk may deplore it as they willthere seems small chance that a fresh blaze of ro ll ligious prejudice can be avoided with every devel opment in the governme nts case against Bis hop James Can non of the Meth odist church South recently indi c t e d on charges of viQlat ing federal cam regulations during the presi dential fight of 1928 The indictment itself first will be attacked and possibly it will be knocked out ending the controversy under the statute of limitations Otherwise the defenses next step will be to dispute the consti tutionality of the federal corrupt practices law which Bishop Cannori is accused of having disregarded This step of course would mean a series of appeals finally to the United States supreme courtinsur ing a prolongation of proceedings thru at least a two or threeyear period c VJOMINALLY religion is no issue whatever The case had its origin as is well known in Bishop Cannons opposi tlon despite hisVirginiademocratic Smilna candidacy tte national ticket for tiiiaattitudethe bishop gavetheNewYorkerswet riesa Senator Carter i Glass of Virginia an ardent supporter of the Hous ton nominee tho himself a dry not ably amongmembers of his party insisted however that the church man to whom he referred as the Methodist pope was influenced mainly by religious considerations Minnesota Leads Hawkeyes 13 toO as Half Ends SCARFACE TOLD TO PAY AND TRIAL COST I MAY thus be seen thatreligion was mentioned very early tn Turn o Mnrfcet LINDBERGHS AT END OF JOURNEY Set Borrowed Plane Down at Newark Have Auto mobile Tire Trouble NEW YORK Oct 24 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh flying from Rock Springs Wyo puttheir borrowed plane down at Newark airport at oclock last night Two motorcars from the home of the late Senator Dwight Morrow were at the field The Lindberghs entered one while their baggage was placed in the other Their car had not reached the airport exit however before it blew a tire The flyers transferred to the other ma chine and departed for the Morrow home at Englewood They declined a police escort explaining their de sire to make the trip as unobtru sively as possible Neither appeared fatigued by the days long air journey but they had little to say in response to many questions asked them AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Maybe peddlers sell it cheaper but storekeeper dont makp you stand and suffer while your cake is burnin up GOPHERS SCORE 2 COUNTERS IN SECOND PERIOD Get Touchdown as Iowa Man Interferes With Pass Receiver MINNEAPOLIS Oct 24 IVl nesota held a 13 to 0 lead oyer Iowa at the end of the first half of its Big Ten opener at Memorial sta dium today After a scoreless first period Mao Dougall replaced Somers at quarter back for Minnesota and after a few plays broke loose on the 13 yard line to cross the goalline untouched The second touchdown came when the Gophers were awarded a for ward pass on interference when the ball was knocked from Robinsons hands over the Iowa goalline FIRST PERIOD Captain Saneen won the toss and elected to defend the west goal having advantage of thoslight wind v Manders kicked oftto Hiclcrnan Iowas 7 linei and lie ran ithack tothe line Hick man picked up two yards in a try at left tackle Hickman ran wide around but Teeter stopped him near the side lines for no gain Iowa was offside and took a five yard penalty Sansen plunged out of bounds with a yard gain Kriz got away a low kick which Somers allowed to roll close to the side lines o his 15 yard line before he picked t up He returned it to the 28 yard ne where lie slipped and lell Som ers cut inside left end or eight yards before Sansen downed him Manders crashedinto right guard for about a yard Sorcers was stopped as he tried right tackle lUclc Out of Bounds Munn got away a long kick which went out of bounds on Iowas 27 yard line Hickmaris attempted forward pass was knocked down by Manders Hickman surprised the Gophers vith a cmlck kick which went ouL of bounds on Minnesotas 34 yard line It was a 38 yard boot Somers found a big hole at left tackle and sad advanced nine yards when he Fumbled and Hickrrtan recovered for Iowa on the Gophers 44 yard line Sansen hit center for a yard gain On a double pass Kriz started around right end but slipped as he Turn in Page 2 Cnlumn PLEADS SELF DEFENSE Gun Wounds Boy When It Is Put Down Arnold Gratias 14 is in a critica condition at Mercy hospital from inuries received when a gun was accidentally discharged on a farm near Nora Springs Saturday He had failed to regain consciousness at 3 oclock Saturday afternoon The guii was discharged as it was being laid1 down in a house and while Arnold was standing outside The home of Arnold is in Glen Flora Wis He has been visiting at the home of his aunt and uncle Mr and Mrs Early Gratias who live near Nora Springs Arnold had been playing with the gun in which a misfit shotgun shell had been placed Dorothy Gratias 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Gratias was told to take the gun from him She scuffled with the youth for a short time and succeeded in getting it away from him Neither knew the gun was loaded1 Then Dorothy carried the gun into the house and put It down be hind a door where It was ordinarily kept Arnold was standing on the step of the house about six feet away Then the gun accidentally discharged The bullets struck Arnolds head Inuring his eyes andperhaps Injuring his skull Arnold la the son of Mr and Mrs Roy Gratias Glen Flora After receiving treatment at the office of a Nora Springs physician Arnold was rushed1 to Mercy hos Associated MHS WINNIE iUJTH JUDD Continue Tests Despite Passive ion By JOHN T MILAIl Associated Press Staff Writer BURLINGTON Oct 21 position to the bovine tuberculii test continued to be met in DC Moines county today as veterinar ians went ahead with the testing They met passive resistance ii several places particularly at th Saint T Vaughan and Vincent Lit tie farms where a group of protest ora met the soldiers and veterintir Ians with American flags banner and placards protesting against th compulsory test Refusesto Help Vaughan one of the chief object ors met tho soldiers at the door o his farm home and invited them In After listening to their request tha he drive his cattle into the barn and submit them to the test h told them he would haveto permi the test but the lawdid not requir him to round up the animals an he refused to aid He was informed the law requit ed him to place the cattle in a con venient place for the test or h would he subject to arrest Then youll have to arrest m he replied The law says I am per milled neither to interfere or hindc in the work I amafraid that if helped and anything went wrong you would arrest me for hindrance No Hired Man Vaughan added that he had m hired man and that he would not b Turn to PnKC 2 Column fi Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct Shaw come out this morning In favor of prohibition He is also a vegetarian Shows you what the influence of a good woman will do even on a writer Lady Astor a staunch believer in prohibition accompanied Shaw to Russia I read a story of Edisons fu nermal and I said this is the making of this writer for it was a masterful bit of human re porting Then I saw It was by Arthur Brisbane Well that was one funeral where you could use up all your eulogies and then you would only have a few introduc tory remarks Youra WILL ROGERS Self Defense Is Claim of Trunk Killer hot in Left Hand Attorney Brands Story Fdlse LOS ANGELES Oct 24 lurmuiing a story of self defense Winnie Ruth Judd 26 year old hysiclans wife and ministers aughter surrendered here last ight to face a charge of murder ng Miss Hedvig Samuelson and Agnes Le Roi whose bodies were sent to Los Angeles from Fhdenix In trunks last Monday The frail young woman after aiding for four days emerged to give herself up to her attorneys and to receive treatment for a bul et wound in her lefthand Police Rush In By prearrangement she took re uge in the funeral atmosphere of an undertaking parlor where she ave herself up to her attorneys and was conferring with thorn about defense when the police rushed in They had been informed of her intention to surrender Fear of lockjaw developing fron the bullet wound she said led t Itis oh thatwouuc Bheiiyirrated that she will bas ber self nhc the two women to protect hersel SelfPosSessed After the effects of tha anaes thetichad passed Mrs Judd wa selfpossessed expressing no re grets for the acts charged to he but at times she became almos hysterical I had gone to the girls home t remonstrate with Miss Samuelso for some nasty things she had sai about Mrs Le Roi Mrs Judd wa quoted by her attorneys as saying Miss Sanmelson got hold of pistol and shot Mrs Juddin the lef hand according to the woman story Struggled With Her I struggled with her and th gun fell Mrs Judds story as re lated us her attorneys continue Mrs Le Roi grabbed an ironing board and started to strike me will it In the struggle I got hold of UK gun and Sammie Miss Samuel son goc shot Mrs Le Roi was still coming a me with the ironing board and had to shoot her Beyond that point the attorney said Mrs Judd was unable to con tlnue We ask that her case be no projudged read a statement is imed by her attorneys Louis Russill and Richard Cantillon Turn to 31 Column POLICE HUNTING 2 N J CONVICTS Policeman and Jail Breake Slain Another Prisoner Commits Suicide TRENTON N J Oct 24 A midafternoon prison break fol lowed by theslaying of a police man and one convict and by the sui cide of another had police hunting today thruout northern New Jersej for two other prisoners who go away Four convicts armed with tw pistols scaled the walls of the stat prison yesterday commandeere two motor cars and fled in opposit directions two men In each car The two who headed north ha evaded capture early today The other two met death who cornered by police at Oxford Valley Pa less than two hours after th prison break A policeofficer of th Philadelphia bandit wounded in the ex change of gunfire that immediatel preceded the end of the chase H died several hours later The convicts killed were Jame McGratb who was mortally wounc ed after he had fired the shots tha dropped the policeman and Jac Wicrman who ahot himself as o ficerg closed in upon him LAVAL Agree Upon Underlying Plan of Financial CoOperation I7ASHINGTON Ort 24 Agreed on underlying priu iples of finanrial cooperation to help world conditions but with sev ral points of detail remaining un ettled President Hoover and Pre mier Laval will delay until tomor ow a statement of the results of their white house conferences The French premier will return o the executive mansion tomorrow morning for a final discussion of the points remaining No Important Hitch There was no indication that the delay meant any important hitch the negotiations Some progress was made in dis cussions of war debt and reparation adjustment but details necessarily were left indefinite The statement IB expected to an nounce statesmen on ibc underlying principles of unity of ac tion for economic recovery Sponsored Jointly Sponsored jointly by Mr Hoover and M Laval the pronouncement also will contain a pledge of future FrancoAmerican amity Drafting of the statement pre sented unexpected difficulties of exact phraseology occupying sev eral hours It was nearing completion when the premier after spending nearly all of the time since yesterday afternoon at the white house hur ried away at 1 oclock to lunch with Secretary Mellon ORDERED TO LEAVENWORTH BORAH INTERVIEWED WASHINGTON Oct 24 Indirectly but nona the less em phatically Senator Borah has stretched bcforo President Hoover and Premier Laval international questions absent from their agenda In an interview with French newspaper correspondents who ac companied the French premier to Washington he said revision of the Versailles treaty is necessary to the peace and reconstruction of the world He told them he would favor Americacancelling war debts owed to her former allies If they would cancel Germanys reparations pay ment Extension Time Past He told them the time for any ex tension of themoratorium on in tergovernmental debts bad passed And he scoffed at tho idea of pro viding teeth for the Kellogg1 Briand pact for outlawingwar President Hooverand tho French premier were in the midst of their discussions at the white house when Turn 1o FaRe Colnmn FOOTBALLSCORES FIRST PERIOD Michigan 7 Illinois 0 Indiana 0 Chicago 0 Navy 0 Princeton 0 Purdue0 Carnegie 0 Kansas 0 Nebraska 0 Vanderbllt 0 Georgia 0 South Dakota 0 Mornlngsldc 0 SECOND PERIOD Icnn State 0 Syracuse 7 Colgate 0 N Y V fi Drake 0 Fordhnm 20 Texas 0 Harvard 21 Wisconsin 0 Pennsylvania 20 THIRD PERIOD Army 0 Ynlo 0 Full accounts of all major foot ball games will lo carried on the sports pages of the Sunrise edi tion for saleon the streets at oclock Taken to County Jail Will Move Monday to Leavenworth PEDERAL BUILDING CHICAGO A Oct 24 Al Ca pone underworld czar of Chicago was sentenced today to II years Im prisonment for violating income tax laws He was taken Into custody im mediately and held in the county jail Federal Judge James H Wilker son not only passed a sentence more than twice as severe as had ever been given an Income tax evader before but he denied every motion AL PHILOSOPHICAL CHICAGO Oct 24 face Al took tiie end of his gangland regime philosophically Well I guess its all Over ho uaid to his attorneys after Judge Wilkerson ordered him sent to prison Outside tho courtroom on his way to the United States mar shals office he confronted a battery of photographers he said see ma for along1 SCABFACE ALPHONSE CAPONE Politicans at Sioux City to Hear Debate on Tariff Harrison Interviewed Before His Tangle With Dickinson SIOUX CITY Oct 24 ticians from Iowa South Dakota Nebraska and Minnesota were in Sioux City today to hear Senators Harrison and Dickinson debate on the tariff and to ascertain which way tho political wind blows Tho Mississippi democrat was re ceived with enthusiasm at the demo crats camp at one hotel and then in an interview launched a broad side against increasing taxes Regardinghis offensive against the SmootHawley act on which he will tangle with Senator L J Dick inson republican of Iowa tonight he preserved a careful silence Dickinson Arrives Senator Dickinson arrived shortly after noon and became the focal point ot interest in a group of lead ing republicans of this and other states We worked for more than 10 years to relieve the people from war time nuisance taxes Senator Har rison declared We certainly ought not to put them back in these peace times of economic sorrow and de pression Of course if tha govern ment insists on increased taxes I shall favor increasing the taxes on large incomes in the upper brackets The Mississipplan praised the state its resources and its roads Head Two H E Spangler of Cedar Rapids chairman of the republican state central committee and Richard F Mitchell of Fort Dodge democratic state chairman headed the respec tive groups The republicans were holding open house this afternoon and at planned a dinner Tho democrats outlined no formal pro gram W J Bertke of the Sioux City Chamber of Commerce will open tho debate at p m with an in troductory speech Mitchell will in troduce Senator Harrison who will speak for 20 minutes Spangler then will Introduce Senator Dickin son The Misaissippian finally will devote three minutes to rebuttal The debate will be broadcast over the Columbia system Thieves Take 300 Chickens OSAGE Oct Mrs J C Lewis of Osage lost 300 chickens to thieves Thursday nlgbt Japan Told to Remove Troops by November 16 GENEVA Switzerland Oct 24 a vote of 13 to 1 the council of the league of nations today called upon Japan to retire its troops to the Manchurian railway one by Nov 16 The single oppos ing vote was cast by the Japtv nese representative The council took this action after rejecting1 Japans counterproposal by a similar vote The counterproposal contained mysterious fundamental points which Japan insisted should be set tled in advance by direct negotia tions with China Exactly what these fundamental points were was not explained The technical validity of the coun cils demand that Japan complete evacuation by Nov 1G remains to be considered as the action was not unanimous but the Japanese gov ernment was notified of the coun cils position After the vote Aristido Briand chairman of the council made a conciliatory to en courage good will on the partof Ja pan and to hasten execution of the councils decision would have given the gangster his freedom while the casp was appealed Can File Writ The court at first refused to in terrupt the marshals plans to take Caponeto Leavenworth penitentiary tonight But later when informed that defense attorneys had been un able to get to the U S circuit court of anjicals to ask that body for bond during an appeal Judge Wllkeraon ordered the gang chief held in Chi cago until Monday so his applica tion for a writ of superscdeas could be taken before the higher court The sentence so severe that it appeared to stun Caponc was 10 years in the Leavenworth prison and one year In the Cook county jail Capone was also ordered to pay a fine and the costs of prose at Maximum Penalty Judge Wilkerson employed tho maximum possible penalties on the five counts on which Capone was convicted but hn cut the penalty down from the possible maximum of 17 years by ruling that several of the sentences should run concur rently As tho gangster downcast and ap parently dazed by tho sentence was edfrom the courtroom ho was hand ed a demand for tax and immediate ly afterward a lien on hla Florida estate and on three safety deposit boxes in the Equitable Trust company a bank on the south of Chicago Capone appeared to lunge at Deputy Collector of Internal Rev enue E P Henthorn as ho wan served with the legal papers His Turn to THRO 3 Column fl SSe Backer of Lindberghs Flight Is Injured and Auto Companion Dead ST LOUIS Oct 24 J Anderson investment broker was instantly killed and Harold M Bixby one of tho backers of Lind berghs New York to Paris flight a broken arm when the au tomobile in which they were riding plunged Into a ditch near St Charles Mor this morning HoUan KeEIeotfid Burcnii Director LAKE MILLS Oct Farm Bureau reelected A E Ifol tan director from Newton town ship for the coming year Other of ficers are M E Charlson vice president and G N Johnson sec retarytreasurer Cleve Holland was selected for the county nom inating committee IOWA WEATHER j Generally fnir Saturday night nnd Sunday colder In cnst iind south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fot 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 71 Minimum In Night W At 8 A M Saturday 47 AHho Friday nights minimum was the lowest for about a week there was a quick rebound of the mercury up the column Saturday forenoon The result was a perfect day for football WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the week he ginning Monday Oct 26 For tha Upper Mississippi and Lower Mis souri Valleys and Uie northern and central Great Plains Not much pro clpltation likely first half ot week rains may occur within latter half temperatures normal or above ex cept probably colder toward close ana ;