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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home COMP HARLON E R HIS MEM ART DEPT OFIQWA OFS UOIVES IA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOHTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION PL XXXVII FIVECENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 51931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE NO 252 Congress to Scent Plot Expected to Impugn Motives of World Bankers By CHARLES P STEWART ASHTINGTON Sept 5 CPA i Charges of a plan or a plot or other name one may choose to call it by engineered by a little group of international fi nanciers to se cure control over the whole world or as some alarmists say to consolidate a con trol which the group already has secured over most of it are sure to be made in rich profusion when congress meets next winter Preliminary mutterings are to be heard now but thus far they are not loud enough to attract much attention Individual interviews and state ments naturally are nothing like as effective as a grand oratorical chorus and that must wait until the lawmakers assemble in formal session TWO OR THREE stories have been in recent months which if one accepts them serious ly and considers them collectively really do hint at a decided com muni iy of interests and unity of en deavor among the money kings of severa different U S A ihicluded sample very lately It will be when the London govern und itself pinched for ready appealed to American for help the British work urn In Iapc 11 Column tUNDERieE No Serious Damage Result Sir Hubert Reports by Radio OSLO Norway Sept 5 Hubert Wilklns reported by radio from his polar submarine Nautilus this evening that the craft had been damaged in a dive under the ice pack but the damage was not of serious nature After five days of anxious si lence Sir Huberts radio oper ator was contacted by the meteoro logical station at Tromsoe yester day and they talked for 20 min utes The commander of the ex pedition reported that all aboard were well and sent greetings and assurance to his friends he Bergen radio station and thr floop Fridtjof Nansen also estab lished communication with thesub mersible but none received any in dication of its position It was be lieved to be laying in Eckman bay off the island of Spilzbergen The good news brot an end to mounting anxiety in shipping cir cles and caused the cancellation of plans to start by sea and by air on a relief expedition Capt Rliser Larsen had been preparing to tak off from Bergen and Norwegian authorities had ordered ships to sail from Harstad Man Killed Four Held in Chase of Rum Boat GLOUCESTER Mass Sept 5 IPi man was killed four others were arrested and a 60 foot speed boat carrying 400 cases of liquor were seized early today by coast guardsmen after a chase just out side Gloucester harbor AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I aint much If I do get my same body back in Heaven I reckon Ill get a extry big pair o wings FREE FAIR WILL OPEN MONDAY Millions Plan to Observe Labor Day WeekEnd HOLIDAY MARKS TURNING POINT END OF SUMMER City Folks Bound for Country as Rurals Go to Town TITASHINGTON Sept 5 Millions thruout the country today ended their weeks work for their last fling at summer over la bor day weekend From cities poured hundreds of thousands toward seashore and mountain resorts while many from the rural sections invaded big towns to get a glimpse of the sights v Both of these vast groups had the 5umc get away for a short time from the discouraging prospect of a hard many others remained their jobs to add that much moreto their feeling of se curity during the coming months Is Late this Year Labor day on Monday comes late this year as late as it can Since its adoption by the American Federa tion of Labor in 1884 it has fallen on the first Monday in September It has become an American institu tion and has been declared a legal holiday by congress and state legis latures The day has a significant bearing on American life Besides being re served by union labor organizations of their members interest the day is the turning point of much of the nations business and social life in the early autumn Summer resorts receive their last great influx of city visitors and big receipts of the season The trek back to work for the fall seasonal business increase be gins for millions Society leaders close their summer homes at fash ionable watering resorts to return to their town homes for the fall so cial season Children Are Recalled Both city and rural families recall their children from the last summer holiday to place them in schools Thruout the country automobile tourists pull stakes at roadside camps In farm sections summer boarders depart and harvest time begins In the south the cotton fields are dotted by singing Negro cotton pickers Hunters begin to polish their guns for the fail shoot ing Great Lakes shippers rush to beat the approaching Iceblocking season With millions now jobless in cities and Industrial regions charity or ganizations will begin after Labor day to feed and care for them until the workmen cease to be idle Out in Chicago Monday a big Labor day celebration will be held In Soldier field stadium at which Frank Morrison secretary of the American Federation of Labor will speak From Washington Secretary Doak of the labor department will send to the country his ideas on how America may cope with the econ omic depression and employment stagnation that is throttling In dustry and stifling business William Green president of the American Federation v Labor was scheduled to address a Labor day celebration at Ottumwa Trade Union Illegal Says World Court Pact Already Given Up by Germany and Austria GENEVA Sept D pro posed AustroGerman customs un ion already renounced by the for eign ministers of both countries was ruled illegal today by a deci sion of the world court at the Hague voting 8 to 7 The courts decision read The regime established between Germany and Austria on the basis of and within the limits of the prin ciples laid down by the protocol of March 19 1931 would not be com patible with protocol number one signed at Geneva on Oct 4 1924 Agrees With Forecast It agreed with a rorecast made during the past week by those In touch with political affairs that Austria would be forbidden to pur sue the scheme a source of alarm to France and nations of the little entente particularly Frank D Kellogg former secre tary of state was among seven judges who joined in a dissenting opinion saying that in their opinion the projected union would be com patible both with article 88 of the treaty of Saint Germain and the Geneva protocol Of the eight judges who declared the customs scheme incompatible with the Genevaprotocol seven saic it also was incompatible with the treaty of Saint Germain But An zilotti Italian member who agreed with the majority regarding the SMITH REPORT TO AWAIT TRIAL Doctor Not to Give Opinion of Perry Mans Sanity Until Subpoenaed DES MOINES Sept 5 George Donohue announced today he would make no report on his in vestigation of the sanity of John Smith until he is subpoenaed by the court at Adel Dr Donohoe superintendent of the state hospital for the insane at Cherokee conferred with Attorney jeneral John Fletcher before decid ing to withhold his report at this time Chief J E RIsden of the Mate bureau of investigation said the next move In the case was up to County Attorney George Sackett Meanwhile Smith was being re turned to Adel by Sheriff Clint rCnee Mrs Smith remained in cus tody at the capltol while Miss Pauline Shaw whom Smith married at Elgin Kans March JU also re mained in Des Moines that the customs union would violate the Saint Germain pac which embodies Austrias post war settlement Sign Declaration Six judges signed a joint declara tion to the effect that the plan would be calculated to threaten Austrias economic Independence and would thus constitute an acl capable of endangering the Inde pendence qf that country The grounds on which the courts majority opinipn was based coulc be summarized as follows Austria is a sensitive point in the European system and her existence is an es sential feature of the political settle ment in Europe following upon the war Article 88 of the treaty of Saint Germain and the Geneva protocol which without imposing on Austria any absolute veto as regards the alienation of her Independence sim ply requires her in certain circum stances to ejjtain the consent of the council of tie league of nations BURGLARS OPEN IOWA BANK SAFE Thieves Escape With in Cash During Night at Hillsboro HILLSBORO Sept 5 Farmers and Traders Savings bank here was robbed of approximately 5500 in cash by burglars who used a blow torch to open the safe door last night State Agent E C McPherson of Keokuk was expected to arrive here shortly to begin an investigation McPherson was put on the case by Chief J E Risdcn of the state bur eau of investigation Hillsboro Is In Henry county The burglars gained entrance by breaking the glass in a window and then left by the rear door which was found unlocked They worked with the windows curtained off and apparently almost noiselessly as the robbery was not discovered until Maynard Corry was opening his store opposite the bank building Corry noticed the broken window and stepping across the street saw the condition of the banks interior He immediately gave the alarm but no clews were found The robbers escaped with ap proximately in cash State Agent E C McPherson of Keokuk who J3 working on the case obtained fingerprints and found tools and a bar which the burglars used Bloodhounds from Fort Madison were used to track the burglars but they lost the trail a short distance from the bank Amy Johnson Resumes Trip MOSCOW Sept 5 Johnson British woman aviator who Is flying home from Tokio landed last night at Velikiluk for the night and resumed her journey this mornintr CHILEAN NAVAL FLEET DEFIANT Attempts to subdue B revolt of Chilean sailors lirot threats of turn intc the battle fleets euns upon coastal cities With mutinous sutlors in control of the fleet at Coijnimbo the fourth cabinet upheaval within a month took place Top a Chilean warship off El Morro fortress Arica below crowds outside theresidence of the president of Chile at San tiago capital RENTZNAMEDW MAURICE HOLDUP Man Arrested at Sioux City Identified as Bank Robber SIOUX CITY Sept 5 lowing his arrest here Friday aft ernoon Charles Rentz alias Wil liams 23 year old was identified at Maurice early today as one of the bandits who robbed the Sioux County Savings bank at Maurice of JSOO in cash and worth of bonds July 27 Rentz was identified as one of the holdup men at Maurice by Harlan Rouwenhorst cashier of the bank Tex Olson alias Demers also is being held in jail at Orange City in lieu of bond on a bauk robbery charge He has been indict ed In connection with the robbery Thieves Fail to Open Vault BRISTOW Nfibr Sept 5 Thieves broke into the Nebraska State bank last night but were un able to open the vault They took n small amount of money from thp cash drawer and escaped EllSTIS FIRSTIN AMATEUR DERBY Buck Junior Speed Record Holder Arrives Second at Akron AKRON Ohio Sept 5 len Eustis 27 year old New York city broker won the amateur air derby from New York to Akron in connection with the national air races John S Reaves president of the Amateur Air Pilots association announced as 11 contestants landed here today Other winners were Robert Buck Montclair N J holder of the junior transcontinental record sec ond Mrs Betty Huyler Gillies Garden City L I third and Miss Jessamine Goddard New York fourth The competition originally had been announced as a New York to Cleveland race but In naming the winners here Reaves said the flight from here to Cleveland would not count In the scoring The only flyer o drop out of the race today Was Charles Kennedy who stopped off near Buffalo Crack Auto Speed Stars Will Vie for Honors at North Iowas Free Fair By JIM IVJALONE Crack speed stars who shattered worlds records at the Iowa State fair Friday and who were sched uled for the national speed cham pionship at the Minnesota State Fair Saturday are to be in Mason City Monday to seek more gold and glory in the auto races at the North Iowa Free Fair Sanctioned board officials have already arrived here from Des Moines to handle preliminary de tails and to get the half mile course n condition for the seven sensa tional events that are listed on the card The drivers entered were to ship their machines out of St Paul Saturday evening and will be on hand early Monday to test out the course and tune up their mounts for the speed fray Expect Records Broken Worlds track records were mer cilessly shattered on the half mile state fair track at Des Moines Fri day and according to Secretary F G Mitchell fair director the local track will be put Into such good condition that further marks will be established here Monday For the first time in the annals of national championship auto rac ng the North Iowa Free Fair has been linked with the two major ifmeets at the Iowa State Fair and Minnesota classic making possible the signing of drivers who have been attracted to the middle west by the huge purses offered by the big ex positions Such great drivers as Joe Russo the Italian lead foot Sig Haug dahl the famous Norwegian cham pion Gus Schrader the Iowa sen sation Jack Petticord of Indian apolis speedway fame the Gallo way brothers Georgias great speed stars Frank Sands Minnesota champion and other noted knights of the roaring road are under con tract to come to Mason City Seven Events Scheduled Seven events have been sched uled for Monday with the first race getting underway at oclock Secretary Mitchell announced Besides the regular racing events special purses have been offered for a series of record trials In which the drivers finding the track to their liking will have a chance to shoot at the present speed records for distances from one to five Added to the speed program on Monday will be the first presenta tion of the circus and vaudeville features that are to be presented each afternoon and evening in front of the grandstand BOMBERS MOVE ON REBEL CHILE FLEET FROM AIR Government Claims All Revolt Ashore Has Been Put Down CANTIAGO Chile Sept 5 iJ Manuel Trucco acting president of Chile issued a statement thru he war office today shortly after t had been announced that bomb ng planes were converging upon the mutinous battle fleet of Co qulmbo that the air fleet and army n joint action had forced the sur render of rebellious units ashore The country is informed this statement said that the army carabinieros and the aviation corps n brilliant joint action have ob tained the surrender of the rcbel ious land units including Ihe naval coast artillery Shortly thereafter however the overnment declared a state of martial law thruout Chile for a period of 30 days The decree was signed by the acting president and by Premier Mora Communists were said to have in stigated a large part of the trouble which led to the fleets rebellion and to the governments decision to take emergency war measures Loy al troops have taken over the naval defense forts at Valparaiso and Tal cahuano and will guard those ci ties against aggression Fair Weather With Lower Mercuries in Sight for WeekEnd DES MOINES Sept 5 erally fair weather with lower tem peratures in sight was in store for Towans over the weekend the weather bureau forecast said today Alia Inwood Sioux City and Clarinda reported the highest tem peratures 96 with Decorah report ing the lowest SS Council Bluffs reported SO Crcs ton and Fort Dodge 87 Charles City 86 Keokuk 84 Davenport 82 and Dubuque 80 OIL FLOWS AGAIN IN TEXAS FIELDS 1800 Wells Get Permission to Open Under Plan of Proration KILGORE Texas Sept 5 More than 1800 wells in the east Texas oil field the nations greatest jetroleiim producing area begun o reopen at 7 a m today after bo ng closed by martial law for 10 lays Brig Gen Jacob F Wolters mil tary commandant was authorized by Governor R S Sterling to per mit the field to resume production under proratlon orders of the state railroad commission permitting each well a daily flow of 225 barrels A skeleton organization of troop will enforce the orders Widespread precautions were aken against fires seen as a dan jer due to the sudden loosing of mighty gas pressure from the earth Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept papers today say that illiteracy has decreased The more that learn thats one thing about a little education it spoils you for actual work the more you know the more you think somebody owes you a liv ing Chic Sale was just out to me an old friendship we started in vaudeville together many many years ago and we are very fond of he and his fine family We both wsotc a book but I foolishly wrote mine on politics a subject nobody was interested in Yours W1CL ROGERS Packers Say to Keep Rate Raise Small Not Opposed to Boost If Needed to Save Railroads CHICAGO Sept 5 W Ellis vice president of Armour Co who said he also spoke for Swift Co Wilson Co and the Cudahy Packing company told the interstate commerce commission to day that the meat packing industry was not opposed to the proposed 15 per cent increase in all freight rates if it was necessary to preserve the life of the railroads He said however that tho in dustrys approval of the boost was extended on three conditions that no industry be exempt that it does not destroy competition and that If the commission decides to grant any exemption to business the meat packing industry will be included His testimony supported that iven earlier by O G Mayer Chi cago packer with plants at Madison Wis who recommended that any Increase granted be spread as lightly as possible over the entire country and not he made a part of the present rail rate structure The commission was examining the last witnesses today and before closing was to hear rebuttal testi mony by railroad representatives Among the northwest witnesses were S L Foote director of the Madison Wis traffic bureau E C Westbrookcr grocery jobber of St Paul A A traffic manager of the Waldorf Paper Products com P ajX fee JC ana as railroad commission C Jamestown E T Scott of Chicago representing the American Cream ery Butter association George M Cummings of the Davenport cham commerce and A P Holt Springfield of the Illinois depart ment of agriculture LARGEST ARRAY OF EXHIBITS IN HISTORY SHOWN Vlason City Assembly to Have Charge of Labor Day JTITH the largest array of hibits in its history the most ashing colorful entertainment and a larger area in North Iowa than ever before taking part In activities he North Iowa free fair will open Monday and continueuntil Friday light A myriad of activities will spring nto action when the crowds start gathering for the opening events vhich include livestock judging ests special midway entertain ments and the opening of scores of colorful booths in floral hall and he manufacturers building Weaver to Speuk The afternoon program before tha jrandstand will open at 1 oclock with a concert by the Mason City municipal band following which DOOLITTLE FLIES IN SPEED TRIALS Clocked at 272 Mile Speed Beforev Grandstand at Cleveland CLEVELAND Sept 5 Maj James H Doolittle new holder of the transcontinental air record and winner of the Bendix trophy took off today in a mile speed dash for the Thompson trophy race He used the same Laird solution plane and the Wasp engine which took him from Burbank Cal to New York yesterday at an average speed of 223 miles an hour Major Doolittle flying with the wind past the grandstands was clocked at 272934 miles an hour The wind was blowing approxi mately 10 miles an hour Upwind he went 23811 miles an hour 272 Miles nn Hour Roaring the little green and yel low biplane with the wind again he went 272V27 miles an hour His speed on the last dash was 237310 miles an hour He averaged 255315 miles an hour The new transcontinental record holder failed to reach the speed of Lowell Bayles of Springfield Mags who last Tuesday with a 20 mile wind behind him attained 2SG miles in hour and an average speed of 207 miles per hour The six cylinder Heith Ryder spe cial one of the two mystery ships with engines containing a large imount of magnesium to add to heir lightness and speed was giv en a tryimt today for the Thomp son trophy race Monday Post Gutty Cheered Ray Moore of San Francisco the ilot said he had difficulty in foili ng up the retractiblc landing gear and the oil pump leaked He did not vntch his speed Wiley Post and Harold Galty ar in front of the grandstands at p m in the Winnie Mae white jOckheed monoplane in which they lew around the world in 8 days 15 lours and fil minutes They came rom Detroit Out to Bent Doolittle KANSAS CITY Sept 5 lelchcrs Arlington N Y flyer ook off here at p m CST oday In an attempt to better the Kansas CityNewark time Jim my Doolltlle who established a new ranscontinontal westcast speed ccord yesterday MONDAY AT FAIR HoyalAmerican shows and rides on midway 9 a m Livestock judging con test in charge of Wade Hauser 1 p m Concert Mason City municipal band Address by Chauncey A Weaver acting city solicitor of Des under auspices of Mason City Labor assembly p m Judging market pigs R S Stephenson 2 p iti Automobile races In terspersed jjlltiiSVye acts ot van seals Cherry and and Girlie and Six Hassans and society horse show p m Concert by munici pal band Five acts of vaudeville Society horse show Gorgeous production of School eys Sensations of 1931 Mason Citys observance of Labor day will take under the di rection of the MusoV CJIty Trades ind Labor assembly The feature of his phase of the program will be nn iddress by Chancey A Weaver act ng city solicitor of DCS Moines in X Cota president of the labor semtoly will preside The big event on Mondays pro am however is the automoblla races Some of the fastest dirt track race demons of the middle vest have been booked for the event which will bring to Mason City about 15 cars from Des Mplnea and the Twin Cities Five acts of vaudeville will be tersperscd between the racing events Attention is called to the Turn In Piuo 2 Culnmn towa Friends Vote to Support Penn College OSKALOOSA Sept 5 annual Iowa meeting of Friends Friday voted to support Pcnn col ego present plans calling for an annual donation of Dr PL Clark Bedford president told tha meeting that a SfiOOOOO endowment und Is needed to assure financial security for the school IOWA WEATHER Oencrilly fair and cooler Saturday night Sunday fair cooler In tho southeast nnd wiirmnr In tho northwest por TbCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figureg or 2i hour period ending at 8 Iclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 85 Minimum In Night j5 At 8 A M Saturday 77 The mercury apparently Is on tlier upswing with Fridays max mum 1 degree higher than Thurs days and Friday nights minimum 4 degrees higher than that of tha previous night WEEKLY FORECAST Weekly weather outlook begin ning Monday Sept 7 For the up per Mississippi and lower Missouri alleys and the northern and cen ral great at begin ning of week mostly over northern icclions and again toward end emperntures near normal ovep northern portions and bomewhafj above normal over southern sec lions ;