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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1931, Mason City, Iowa HARtON E R H I S MtM d ART DEPT OF or s MO i NTS I A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED wins SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1931 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE 3rd Degree in Big Use Methods of Capital City Police Are Investigated By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTOlv Sept 4 The Washingto police are n particularly eel orated for the success in catc ing real crimin ala whom th courts subs quently are ab to convict such but they d have a wonder record for arres ing suspects In the first s months of 193 they landed 520 citizens hehin the bars for iu vestigation as they call it That is to say the cases again these prisoners are not eve strong enough to justify lockta them up upon definite charge Punches merely for purposes c Investigation are made withou warrants of course No magis trate would issue one so vague expressed Naturally about 99 per cent o the individuals who were drag netted into custody thug by th capitals guardians between Jan 1 and June 30 this year present were turned loose TJOWEVER during the period o A his detentionthe victim of a arrest certainly Turn to Pago 2 Column NAUTILUS MAY STILL BE SAFE Hope for Submarine Revive by Sighting of Lights in v 1 Eckmann Bay S f Jf ft 4 tor the safety o p Wilklns and his Nzutilu was revived by the appearanc lights in Eckmann Bay see 1 from Longyear City last night Unless the lights emanated from Sir Huberts submarine In which he started on an under ice expedi tion to the north pole or from some of the crew on theice their origin seemed inexplicable The local governors ship wen out today in a search of the neigh borhood At the same time the fish ing boatWelding with a state in spector of fisheries aboard is searching at the edge of the ice near Kings bay Plans Expedition From Air BERGEN Norway Sept 4 Captain Rilser Larsen noted Polar airman was completing prepara tions today for a flight Into the arc tic to search for the submarine Nautilus His plane has a small fue capacity and he must make sever al landings between here and Spitz bergen President to Attend 150th Anniversary of Comwallis Surrender WASHIGTON Sept 4 celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surren der of Lord Comwallis at York town Va Oct19 will be attended by President Hoover The chief executive will deliver an address on the site where the commander of the red coated Brit iah forces surrendered his sword to George Washington terminating the war of the revolution In making known his intention to speak at the celebration President Hoover issued a proclamation call ing for the observation of Oct 19 as a holiday AUNT HET By Robert Quilled Havin1 her teeth out made Emmie a lot more popular She haa to keep her tongue still to hold her upper plate in r OF TWO SECTIONSSECTION ONE 251 OLITTLE WINS FLYING DERBY Battle Fleet Revolt in Chile Claimed Settled SITUATION OVER WHOLECOUNTRY UNDER CONTROL Police and Troops Chas All Radicals From Streets CANTIAGO Chile Sept 4 statement saying that the mu tiny In the battle fleet at Coqulmb had been settled amicably and tha only the details of the settlemen remained to be drawn up was Is sued today by the Chilean govern ment Acting President Manuel Truce told the press that the governmeu had the situation thruout the coun try purportedly fomented by com munists under complete contro and that every movement dirccte against the public older had bee dominated We are able to confirm h said that in the last hours of iyes terday afternoon the difficulty wit the fleet at Coquimbo was solvet there remaining today only th actual details relative to the ac cord These official statements wer received with jubilation in civil cir cles and among the people Whil nothing was said about commun ists it was known that police troops firemen and the civln guan had chased radicals from th streets and were piepareci to dis perse further manifestations wit force The for an Record wit wereeaJbto and the details easily They had been demanding th maintenance of present wage scale and the resignation of Financ Minister Blanquier who left hi post last night It was expectec that one of the points approvec would be complete amnesty forthr mutineers 8 CERRO GORDO MEN AT PARLEY Suggestions Given at Des Moines for Cutting of Government Cost With a delegation of eight men erro Gordo county was more argely represented Thursday at the axalion meeting in the state house Des Moines than any other IOWE county The local contingent was headed by W L Patton as cljair man and included George Netzer Clear Lake Dr Hardy Pool R F Clough R L Jackson W Earl Tall O A Merkel and Dr W E Some 67 specific suggestions for effecting reduced government ex lenditures were thrown into the lopper for discussion as representa ives from the various counties were heard from on call by W S Oil man of Sioux City chairman of the itate committee Patton and Clough Speak W L Patton speaking for his jroup told of the organization steps lere and Introduced R F Clougb ecretary of the local committee Jr Clougha remarks were brief le merely pointed out that the study ere had just started and that no pecific recommendations would be lid before the state committee un II there had been sufficient study ind research to give weight to that hlch was recommended Suggestions laid before Thurs ays meeting ranged from repeal f the teachers minimum wage low o the consolidation of counties One ecommcndation was for the adop ion of the income tax and condem ation of the general sales tax pro osal but Mr Oilman pointed out lat consideration of items primar ly political was not within the rovince of hia committee Means o obtain operating economies In the arious governmental units are the bjectlvc Elliott Warns Against Politics Dr F W Elliott of Davenport ponsor of the Elliott five per cent ax reduction law warned against ettlng politics creep Into the eco omy study Ottumwas suggestions Included bolition of primary election ystem and reduction of counties to 0 Members ot the state committee addition to the chairman are E Brown Des Moines secretary enators E R Hicklin of Wapello Ud Roy E Stevens of Ottumwa epresentatlve Otto J Reimers of Tarn to Pole 2 Column MARRIED IOWA MYSTERY MAN I jY Pauline Shaw 18 year old Kansas girl who married John M Smith Terry insecticide maker whom she knew as Mac Jay Smith She left him upon learning that he was already married The Kansas marriage was one of the events that took place after he disappeared last Feb 3 Alienists Examine Smith to Determine His Sanity No Recognition Shown as Perry Man Sees Second Wife DES MOINES Sept 4 Alienists today began their secona examination In three months of John M Smith Perryinsecticide nanufacturcr to determine if he has recovered from a mental ail ment from which he was suffering vhen they examined him last June The examination was being con ducted by Drs Max Wittc of Clar nda and George Bonohue of Cher lcee heads of state insane hospitals n their respective cities to Hospital Smith has been confined to the Clarinda hospital since last June and was brot here yesterday for dentificatlon by Pauline Shaw f Elgin Kans whom he married Igamously last March 11 a month after he had disappeared leaving charred body in hia burning truck near Denison He was held at the Dallas county all at Adel last night and returned ere this morning by Sheriff C A nee Any attempt to prosecute him In oimeetlon with his bigamous mar lage or with attempting to defraud nsurance companies who held more han 5GOOOO in policies on his life waited the decision of the exafnin ng alienists Smith Looks Blank When Smith was brot to the ate house this morning he saw he Shaw girl for a moment He failed to recognize her and er friend Mrs May Clayton and aoked blank when Miss Shaw greet d him with Hello Jay Smiths real wife who was ar ested at her home in Perry on a echnlcal charge of conspiracy in onnection with the Insurance poN Tom n Fact 2 Column Coroners Jury Names Powers as Murderer CLARKSBURG W Va Sept 4 coroners jury today returned erdlcts that Mrs Dorothy Press r Lenike Mrs Asta Eicher and le latters three children died at ie hands of Harry Powers alias ornelius O Plerson during the onth of July or August of this CANADIANS HEAR U S PUBLISHER Newspaper Offers Forum for AH Ideas Gannett Declares TORONTO Ont ScpL 4 Frank E Gannett of Rochester N Y head of 17 newspa ers in New York and vicinity speaking today at the press day luncheon of the Toronto national exhibition de dared The newspaper offers a free un trammelled forum in which the ideas of all may be presented so that out of this congress of minds and come a solution of these sore economic and political problems which confront us Mr Gannetfsald he thot the pa pers of each country should cover the news of the other countries more fully Our people are almost wholly unaware of your political problems and the motives which control your political life he said I dare say the same thing is largely true on your side of the international boun dary There were encouraging signs of Improvement in business in the United States Mr Gannett said But he believed recovery will be slow since the depression is due to world wide conditions Out of the depression the speaker said he believes good will come for the newspapers as well as other en terprises Jasper County Drive for Dollar Corn to Carry on at Meeting NETON Sept 4 drive of Jasper county farmers for dol nr corn was to be launched at a meeting arranged for tonight Plans were to be laid for a conference vlth Gov Dan Turner to ask him to ake action in an effort to obtain Jie fixed price on Iowa corn It was iroposed that he call a conference of eoveruors of the corn belt states CHAMBER SCANS IDEA TO SOLVE UNEMPLOYMENT Business Firms Approve National Planning Board WASHINGTON Sept 4 sults of a survey indicating American business wants some sys tem of economic planning to pro mote continuity of work and pre vent unemployment bolstered the efforts today of a United States Chamber of Commerce committee studying such proposals The committee was considering various suggestions for creation of a national planning board to coor dinate production and consumption by watching and advising industry of the current trends of business Previous to its meeting the com mittee sent questionnaires to sev eral hundred business firms asking for their views and ideas on a na tional planning board Replies Fuvorahle Most of the replies were favor able to the idea tho there was a great difference of opinion as to how it should be worked out It was this problem the commit tee was trying to solve today Members of the group said they could not finish their work at this meeting but would meet again in New York probably Sept 21 to com plete B report v vnas ipnsidering whether such a planningboard should be set up by thegoverriment or by business or by both how large the board should be what in dustries should be represented and if it was created by private in dustry how it should be financed Many other plans for regularizing employment and protecting em ployes from the hardships of unem ployment were being considered by tlie committee among them jobless insurance and work guarantees The committee also was consider ing plans for extending thruout en tire industries stabilization plans worked out by individual companies Aimed at Solution Moat of these proposals were aimed toward the long range solu tion of the employment program but the group was also considering emergency measures for the pres ent situation Meanwhile plans for administer ing relief to unemployed next win derwere going forward under the direction of President Hoovers un employment lelief organization Its staff growing rapidly the or ganization was forced to move to day from cramped quarters in the commerce department building to in office building where it coulc have more space Walter S GIfford national relief lircctor was spendingthe weekenc n New York conferring with some of those he hopes will agree to as sist him WIND WRECKS MISSOURI TOWN ted Press Pkoto Auove Is a scene typical of tho destruction Hpread by a tonindo which swept thru Eureka Mo injuring three persons The roof was lifted off the house nt the left nnd the auto tossed on top of the enraire wreckage Tart of a tin roof is wrapped about the tree In the center Farm Organization Heads Protest Rail Rate Boost Man and Wife Will Be Brot Home for Burial DUBUQTJE Sept 4 odles of John V Rider 95 who died n Los Angelca Saturday and of his wife 88 who died last Christmas morning willbe brot here for bur al Saturday After Mr Riders death relatives decided to return loth bodies here for burial That of Wrs Rider had been in a vault here Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Gal Sept got one thing to be thankful for anyhow the coun try is not In as bad shape as the rumors have it If ever a land was rumored to death Its us There is not a bank in America that Is not closed a thousand times a day by whispers In fact there is no unemployed We got one hundred and twenty mil lion people working overtime Just repeating rumors If we did pass out as a great nation our epitaph should read America Died From Fright Yours WILL Huff ONeal Brookhart Among CHICAGO Sept 4 of organized agriculture appeared today to protest against the pro posed 15 per cent increase in freight rates as the Interstate Commerce commission entered its fifth day of hearings here Among the principal witnesses offering added bulk to the moun tains of evidence which necessi tated creation of a fourth simultan eous hearing were C E Huff pres ident of the Farmers National rain corporation Edward C ONeal president of the American 7arm Bureau federation and Sena tor Smith Brookhart of Iowa Farmers representing Colorado Nebraska Iowa New York Wis consin Minnesota both Dakotas Ohio anl Illinois began testimony of their practical experiences with he farm conditions supplementing the academic data given the comr mlssion yesterday by Dr L H Bean department of commerce economist who painted the plight of the farm operator as a result of a decline in gross in come during 1930 The opening farm testimony to day came from C E Hearst of Ce dar Falls president of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation and vici president of the American Farm Bureau federation who said thot thru hard work long hours and close attention of business the Iowa farmer has succeeded in reducing costs but that the increase would make further fight for existence fu tile JAPAN MAY USE FORGE OF ARMS Dissatisfied With Accounting for Slaying of Officer in Manchuria TOICIO Sept 4 vernacular newspapers here today said Japan might resort to fores against Manchuria because of an alleged unsatisfactory accounting by the latter for the killing a month ago of Capt Shintaro Nakamuru as an asserted spy Pronouncing the case was one of murder Nichi Nichi Asahi Jiji Shimpo and other vernacular pa pers said the attitude of the war office toward Mukden had sudden ly stiffened and that the Japanese authorities had demanded a more satisfactory explanation The war office contends Naka mura was shot by a firing squad of Chinese troops along with anoth er Japanese a Mongolian and a Russian as a spy The Japanese assert the four men were on a map making expedition Press dispatches quoted C T iVang Chinese foreign minister at Nanking as contending the Naka mura party was killed by bandits and not by soldiers I DfipfflEPEAL Congress Urged to Pension Widows of World War Veterans BULLETIN KANSAS CITY Sept 4 tm D De doe 41 Sac ramento Cai attorney was elected commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wnrs without opposition today nt tho final session of tho orgnnlza tions thirtysecond nnnual en campment KANSAS CITY Sept 4 hibition was condemned in a resolu tion adopted today by the thirty second annual encampment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars The res olution demands repeal of the eigh teenth amendment and modification of existing dry enactments Reading of the resolution was the signal foi prolonged cheering on the part of the veterans Its adoption was without discussion and almost unanimous In another resolution congress was urged to provide pensions for widows and orphans of World war veterans without consideration of whether the soldiers death was due to serviceincurred injuries or dis ease The veterans organization went on record as favoring increased pay for men in military service both of ficers and enlisted men active and retired Markets at Glance a NEW YORK utilities under pressure rails and foreigns sag Curb Irregular specialties heavy Foreign ster lingand French franc sag CHICAGO unfavorable for eign and crop weather reports bullish Kansas ad vices to weak to lower Strike at Barcelona Ends With Four Dead BARCELONA Spain Sept 4 TO was officially announced this afternoon that leaders of the gener al strike which began here yester day and resulted In at least four deaths had reached an agreement with the authorities to send their men back to work FIRST OF EIGHT ON TO NEW YORK TO BEAT HAWKS Makes Cleveland Front West Coast at 223 Miles an Hour BULLETIN NEWARK AIRPORT N J H Doollttle flying from Burbank here land ed at p m CST today His time was 11 hours 10 minutes and 10 seconds This compared with Capt Frank M Hawks record of 12 hours 25 minutes nnd three sec onds for si trnnscontinentnl record In 1930 Hawks how ever flew to Roosevelt Field N Instead of Newark ndd Ing uproxlmatcly six or seven minutes to Ills time Doollttlo announced ho would stay in Newark just long enough to re fuel nnd then return to Cleve land CLEVELAND Sept 4 James H Doolittle first of the eight pilots to arrive here in a high speed dash today from Burbank Cai near Los Angeles took ofC from Cleveland airport at cen tral standard time within a few min utes after his arrival headed for New York He was making an at tempt to break Capt Frank Hawks transcontinental record of 12 houra 25 minutes and 2 seconds Doollttle was officially declared the winner o the Los Angeles Cleveland section of the derby thereby winning first prize of 57500 An additional 25QO awaited him he broke OaptV Frank Hcvks transcontinental speed record bv flyingon to New York 37 Miles a Minute Doolittle took off from Bitrbank at a m central standard tlmq and made the 2041 mile flight hero in 8 hours 10 minutes and 21 2 sec onds Doolttle made a speed from Bur bank to Cleveland averaging 223058 miles an hour or approximately 37 miles a minute It was the fastest time ever mada between Los Angcies and Cleveland Harold S Johnson of Chicago lying a LockheedOrion plane cap ible of carrying eight passengers von second place in the race whoa le landed at Cleveland at p m central standard time His prize was a silver trophy and 4500 Johnson averaged 199816 miles Ion hour The motor of his plane was pitting fire whenhe landed and he leclded not to follow Doollttlo to New York Doollttle was flying a green and yellow Laird solution type biplane vith a Wright whirlwind motor of 50 horsepower May Win If he succeeds In breaking Cap ain Hawks record to New York ic will win an additional prize of Doollttle planned to end his night at the Newark N J air field Doollttle the flyinghcllon hag een busy making American avla ion history for years He got hia nickname at Santiago Chile in 926 when he made a demonstra ion flight with both legs in casts despite physicians orders His Ieg3 vcre broken in a fall on a roof Jimmys most spectacular stunt ame during the air races here two ago when to test the strength f an airplane he climbed to 400ft cct gave his ship the throttle and tartcd down on a power dive At 000 feet tbo plane began to fall ipart and Doollttle bailed out afely in his parachute Schneider Cup Winner Doolittle won the Schneider cup ace In 1925 and was the first pilot o execute the difficult outside loop Boy am I happy declared Doo ttle He said he had flown from 1009 10000 feet altitude and had good Tarn to rage Column Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair warmer In tho northwest portion Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and un settled somewhat warmer In the northeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock riday morning Maximum Thursday 84 Minimum In Night 51 j At 8 A M Friday 65 J ;