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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 9, 1931, Mason City, Iowa COMP HARLOM E R HIS MEN 4 AST OEP7 OF IOWA ncs wniNES i A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES Ail NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO ONE NO 255 S A Dreads Red Menace Fear Rises Because of Revolution in Chile Charles P Slcuurt having In South Amerlcu for u number of both a news nssucjaltcn representa tive unil as un Is considered an authority on LatinAmerican paljticul conditions By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 9 Should commun ism once gain secure foothold in South Ameri threat which evidently has alarmed propertied class in Chile the possibilities of its spread would be almost limitless Thru out th e settled portion of the 10 republics south of Panama vlr tually the same conditions prevail everywhere A very small group own prac tically all Uie wealth including un developed natural resources Most of the remaining portions of all populations live in the direst pov erty There is hardly any stabiliz ing middle class whatever The situation is particularly ex asperating from the fact that pro digious areas are available to sup port scores of times the number of inhabitants of the various countries but the handful of plutocrats pre ferring to hold them for speculative Trim to 1ilBO 8 Column NO HOPE SEEN OF Temperatures Range From 92 to 98 on Fourth Day FARMERS HAVE DAY AT FREE FAIR Bravery of Officials Frustrates Prison Break DES IIOINBS Sept 9 lowans sweltered again today in an unseasonable heat wave confronted with a weather bureau forecast tha1 there would not be much change in temperature Yesterday the fourth of the tor rid spell six stations reported 98 de grees as their maximum Alta Boone Estherville Charles City Forest City and Iowa Falls The lowest maximum in Iowa yes terday was 92 recorded at Creston Wubucme and Burlington Lamoni with 66 degrees registered last nights lowest maximum All sta tions in Iowa yesterday reported maxima ranging from 92 to 98 Only light showers fell Alta re porting 10 Estherville 03 Atlan tic 05 Forest City 02 Partly cloudy and unsettled con ditions were predicted for tonight and Thursday In his weather summary of the past week issued today Charles D Reed meteologist said that scat tered rains last week were of agri cultural importance only in a Cow counties but nevertheless helped pljwing late crops gardens pas tures and meadows He said how ever that high temperatures start ing at the close of last week started crop deterioration anew particu larly in the northern counties Heat then was too much for in plowing CONVICT KILLED CLIMBING WALL BY UTAH GUARD Warden Braves Rioters to Gain Release of His SALT LAKE CITY Sept 9 One convict was killed a guard was fatally wounded and four others were injured in an outbreak today in the Utah state penitentiary The convicts used prison made bombs and knives Louis Deathridge 29 one of the ring leaders was shot and killed as he attempted to scale the wall C L Christensen a guard died of knife wounds Deputy Warden Wilford F Giles was cut in the hand and an other guard and two convicts re ceived black jack and shot gun wounds Deputy Released The break was frustrated by the refusal of Deputy Warden Giles to obey orders of a dozen prisoners who held him captive The deputy warden was released after Warden R E Davis braving the rioters went into the cell house and persuaded them to free his as sistant A dozen convicts surrounded Giles when he entered the cell house and demanded that he produce the war den When he refused F C Hertel a convict ran intothe prison yard andr hurled aprisonmadebomb to the roof of the lookout tower on the northeast corner of the wall Its ex plosion was a signal to other con victs and the riot was on Convict Shot Down Guard L W McTavish in the northeast tower fired at Hertel and the convict took cover Deathridge then was shot down when he made his break for liberty Escaping the bonds with which the convicts had tied him the dep uty warden ran into the prison yard in an effort to draw the rioters into the line of the guards fire the guards sent a stream of bullets into the cell houses keeping the con victs inside Deathridge yyas armed with a pistol which he was prevented using on deputy warden because of convicts grouped closed about him during their parley The other riot ers carried long prison made knives WINNER OF RACE GETS TROPHY Woman Found Dazed and Injured Recovers SHENANDOAH Sept 9 Miss Emily McGuire of Nevada found in a rural schoolyard near here Sunday unconscious and suf fering from a head injury Tuesday was discharged from a hospital where she had been treated She was unable to recall the events that resulted in the injury Markets at a Glance AUNT HET By Robert Quillen There aint nothin gives you such important ances tors as movin into a new town where nobody knows what you come from NEW YORK U S Steel breaks under 80 before rallying foreigns weak Electric Bond and Share touches old low Foreign ster ling and French franc gain good trade de mand covering improved spot market and better Braz ilian advices CinCAGO firm cash markets bullish government weather report small receipts un favorable Kansas advices to lower FARM BOARD NOT TO SEEK MONEY Stone Says Group Will Not Ask Congress Will Buy No More Wheat WASHINGTON Sept 9 Chairman Stone of the farm board said today We do not contemplate asking the next congress for any more money Stone reiterated that the board did not contemplate any further purchases of wheat and cotton thru its stabilization corporations It now holds approximately 1 300000 bales of cotton and 200000 000 bushels of wheat bought at a time when the price of these com modities was much higher than it is now Lowoil Bayles right Mass winner of the Thompson trophy race with an average speed of 286 miles an hour at the Na tional Air races Cleveland is shown being presented with cup by Charles E Thompson of Cleveland Its donor Above the winning piano rounding pylon Major James H Doolittle who matle record trunserm tinentnl flight was forced down by low oil pressure J R Wcdcll fiit terson Lu finished second traveling 228 miles Cabinet Wins Second Vote in Commons Labor Members Bitter in Taunts During Speeches LONDON Sept 9 house of commons gave Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonalds government a majority of 94 this afternoon on a closure motion The vote was 308 to 212 It was the second parliamentary victory since the special session be gan yesterday Last night a vote of confidence went to the government by 309 to 250 the labor party vot ing almost solidly in opposition Protest Loudly Todays vote was on a motionjto end debate on Stanley Baldwins proposal that the government be permitted to monopoliza the time of this session for its emergency econ omy program The labor members protested loudly when the vote was called but it passed and debate was closed The session went on in a restless atmosphere and bitter taunts were frequent Called Liar One labor member accused the government of having surrendered to the wall street gangsters and Sir Oswald Moseley appealed to the speaker when another labor mem ber shouted Liar while he was speaking1 The speaker said he hadnt heard the epithet and Sir Oswald satisfied himself by declaring that the mem ber who had made it would not dare repeat it to him outside the house One Killed and One Badly Injured When Plane Hits Street PRINCETON 111 Sept 9 Clark Selby a passenger was in a serious condition today and Nolnian Sherrer 33 a barnstorming pilot was dead following an accident In which their airplane fell into a tree on a Princeton street and burned The reconditioned airplane was un able to attain height due to the mo tors faulty functioning it was be lieved by officials MRS SMITH OF PERRY CHARGED Held Under Bond of Trial of Pair Planned in Two Weeks ADEL Sept 0 vT John M Smith of Perry today was held un der 51000 bond on a charge of at tempt to defraud At her arraignment yesterdaj before Justice of the Peace Ray E McNichols she waived to the grant jury and was returned to the cus tody of state agents The bond wa posted late last night and she re turned to her home at Perry Mrs Smith along with Mis Pauline Shaw of Chautauqua Kans whom Smith married biga mously during a four and one hal months absence appeared befor the grand jury in connection wltl the investigation of charges agains Smith of conspiracy to defraud The charges against Smith wer filed after he was found last Jun bound and gagged near Garner H had disappeared Feb 3 leaving be hind his burning truck and charred body at fiist believed t be hlg County Attorney George Saeket indicated yesterday that Smith an his legal wife would be brot t trial in about two Truck Freight Line Applications Tabled by State Rail Boar DES MOINES Sept 9 state railway board today had con tinued indefinitely the applicatio of D N HIatt of Adel for permla sion to operate a motor freight lin in Polk Dallas and Boone countie Applications by A C Miller t discharge freight at Dexter Stuar and Menlo and that of R L Con ard of Adle to extend his line from Adel to Adair were taken under a visement Objections were filed in all thre cases Townn Drowns In Sandpit SIOUX CENTER Sept 9 Wiiliam Van Rokel of Orange City Sioux county auditor was drowne in a sandpit here Tuesday night SOLUTION RESTS ON INDIVIDUALS SAYS DICKINSON nitiative of Citizens to Raise Nation From Its Slump NDIVIDUAL initiative is the sal vation of the United States and pon it lies the solution of the pres nt perplexing problems of the de ression Senator L J Dickinson Ugona declared at the noon lunch on of the Lions club at the Hotel Hanford Wednesday noon The senator who wns introduced y W A Westfall former interna ional president of Lionlsm reiter ted his belief m the principle of tariffs and deprecated efforts hat are being made to commit the government to a dole system There was a vigorous optimism m he senators view on the economic situation and in the ultimate tri umph of the republican cause de pite the habit of voters to switch o the other party after periods of The speaker impressed its listeners aS one eager for tho battle that stood in the offing Debates Are Arranged Senator Dickinson despite the act that he makes his first entry nto the senate chamber this fall ia o meet the veteran democratic sen ator Pat Harrison Mississippi in a Joint debate on the tariff question ater this fall The original chal enge to the debate was mado by Senator HarrisonthaJ republican baiter Senator Dickinson eagerly accepted and suggested they meet in three debates The Mississippi senator accepted and now the cen tral committees of the two major sarties are arranging the debates Suggested places are Omaha St Louis and Cleveland This the first joint debate of this character since the great battle of the giants between Lin coln and Douglas some 75 years ago While only touching on the com ng forensic dual with the astute southern political leader Senator Dickinson maintained that the yorld wide depression was shownng hat the countries with protective tariffs were weathering the storm to better advantage France In Best Shape It has invariably been proved that the countries that did not go into heavy mass production and those with the highest protective tariffs to the best advan tage he said In Europe France is in the best shape After the war France did not go into mass pro duction on a large scale but she did build a protective wall around her to protect her industries England on the other hand had free trade Compare these countries today France is in excellent condition while England is in dire straits That is the best example I know of proving the effectiveness oC the high tariff Some have suggested that we should have a better tariff relation ship with Canada bt do we want to penalize the wheat producers in order to protect some of the manu facturers of this country from re taliative tariffs We do not want to Turn to rage 2 Column Cloudy Skies AwaitFlyers Over Seattle Japan to U S Plane Not Sighted for Two Days SEATTLE Sept 9 clouded skies Seattle watched today for Don Moyle and C A Allen Calr ifornia flyers who left Japan almost tsvo days ago on a nonstop flight from Samusnlro beach tu this city aviators had not been report ed since they were sighted 70 min utes after leaving me beach but in view of theisolated territory over which they would fly and the slow ness of communication from those parts this was not considered alarming Scores of cars and hundreds of people crowded Boeing field where the flyera are expected to land They had hoped to reach Seattle by noon today At p m p m C S T They had been In the air 48 hours Because of a tailwind aviatorc here were hopeful their gasolim supply would last longer than the allotted 47 hours Retired Minister of 76 Dies of Injuries in Des Momes Crash DES MOINES Sept 9 Rev Robert McElroy 70 retired died here early today of injurie suffered when he was struck las night by a cur driven by Dwigh Long of Des Moines Mrs McElroy said herhusban had been a minister Jn a New Yor City church for more than 25 years One son and the widow survive Coroner William Carpenter sal he would investigate the accident RED lOSSTO HELP JOBLESS Payne Instructs Chapters t Desert Regular Acts of God Policy WASHINGTON Sept 9 structions to local Red Cross chap ters under which they may cxlcnd unemployment relief next winter were being drafted today at nation al headquarters John Barton Payne national chairman WHS preparing a letter to all Red Cross chapters instructing them to use their own funds for re lief of the jobless distress was not being cared for by other agencies The letter will permit the Red Cross to play a big part thru its lo cal chaptersin preventing distress amongthe jobless despite the tradi tional policy of the national organi zation of confining its efforts to disasters caused by acts of God Chairman Payne explained the instructions would not constitute a change in policy for the national re lief organization Watch for It Begin That New Love Broadway Bride By Ethelda Bedford Author of DEAR DIARY Read About This Pretty Broadway Bride Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept dullness over this week ends news King of England and the Prince of Wales set a fine example and get the merit badge Our Bill Murray made a good speech and when everybody has had their say on a subject Sfn ator Bill Borah says something that its all right to say the government dont support the people but who got the people in the shape they are if it wasnt the mismanagement of the gov ernment Thems true words Willie No wonder they wont run you for president Yours WILL COLEMAN SEES TAL DEFICIT STOCK PARADE HORSE RACES ON DAYS PROGRAM Farm Achievements to Be Shown in Big Column l THE farmers had their day at tha North Iowa fair Wednesday Coming from Cerro Gordo and sur rounding counties they poured thru the gates of the fairgrounds at an early hour and shortly after noon started filling tha grandstand for the largest rural day program over given In northern Iowa This program included a parade of aristocracy oC North Iowas live stock The cattle exhibits the larg est In the history of the fair mada possible a proud iarray before the eager grandstand throng Horse Knco Feature The entertainment for the after noon also included a farmers horse race for which there was a large field of entries according to Eddis EDISON INSISTS UPON AUTO RIDE Refuses Oxygen From Tank Despite Opinion He Is Failing WEST ORANGE N J Sept 0 the opinion of his physician that he is slowly and def initely failing Thomas A Edison In sists upon getting his oxygen In daily automobile riclea and lias firmly refused to take any from the tank which is kept in his room Dr Hubert S Howe the inven tors personal physician believes there is no reason for Immediate concern When I say that Mr Edison is slowly and definitely failing Dr Howe explained I do not neces sarily mean that he cannot live He might surprise us Mr Edison who suffered a col lapse several weeks ago has Been suffering from uremic poisoning diabetes ulcers of the stomach and Brights disease Dr Howe said he had an oxygen tanx placed in Mr Edisons sleeping room I wanted the oxygen used to give Mr Edison relief during dizzy spells he has been having lately but he has firmly refused to take any the doctor said Savings Double to Give Idea of Amounts of Hoarded Capital WASHINGTON Sept D postal deficit of for the current fiscal year was fore seen today by Acting Postmaster General Coleman as postal savings mountedto the new high record of a jroximately While hard times were affecting the postal revenues Mr Coleman said the savings had doubled indi cating that hoarded capital to some extent was responsible for the ex isting business condition He predicted the tide would turn to economic normalcy when em ployed people fortunate enough to have a much decreased cost of liv ing quit piling up savings in fear of the future and begin to purchase things they normally desire Low Mull Volume The shrinkage of orders and ship ments he attributed the present low volume or man Postal receipts after 15 years of steady accelera tion have dropped The decrease is rrtpected to bnng rever berations in Uie next congress Tha latest estimate for the fiscal year ending Juno 34 1932 puts the receipts at as against last year Postal savings increased from S175000000 to in the year ending June 30 1931 and now are about Overproduction of idle capital Mr Coleman called it Away be yond the savings of normal times Savings banks everywhere he said had marked this trend Sees IJeal Bargains It seems to me that in the pros cnt era of low prices people wouU begin to take advantage of bargains and purchase things said Cole man But the postal receipts of 50 so lectcd cities announced today failct to show acceleration in the mail or der business There was a 961 pe cent decrease for August over th same month a year ago as com pared with only a 816 per cent de crease in July over the same month a year ago Steady losses in postal revenue had been intensified by increases in operating costs with more threat ened Coleman said pointing to four hour cut in the workweek by the last congress estimated at a expense to the depart ment Dlrs After Bike Collision OTTUMWA Sept 0 Artman 14 died Tuesday night o Injuries received when his bicycle collided with a car driven by Mrs Ernest Beat NORTH IOWA FAIR ENTERTAINMENT Wednesday Night p municipal band Five acts of vaudeville Society horse show Sensations of 3931 Thursday 1 p municipal band City Brick and Tile runnera up in the city champion ys picked team from Deckers two teams Much keen riva ry between these two goo teams Complete change of vaudavill acts Showing for the firs time in Mason City five act playing the state fair circui Society horse show p concert muni cipal band Five new vaudeville acts Society horse show Sensations of 1931 in new act JUDGING Thursday Baby beeves at 8 a 5 Stephcnson 0 a 4H club dem onstrations 9 a colts Harrj Linn 0 a 4H Wade Hauser p club R S Stcphenson ODonnoll superintendent of thin phase of the fair A boys pony race gave promise of hilarious fun a special feature was the exhibition drill of Algonas state champiun Forester team captained by Ben Hynds Besides these specialties the afternoon program included six acts of vaudeville which have scored uig nal success with the grandstand crowds thus far These included tho Anderson circus Florinls Cherry and Malone Kcrbe and Girlie six Hassans and Six American Belfords as vvel ns the society horse show which should appeal more to farm folk who know something of the handling of horses Judging Continues The judging of livestock vege tables grains fruits pantry stores school exhibits dairy products girls 4H club exhibits and womans project work continued over a wide front convincing proof of tho uni versality of the fair program The judges Included A B Calne R S Stephenson C V Holsingrer Edith Ttira to 1UffD 2 Column 1 Latest Styles Being Shown A visit to Mason City retail establishments this week will give you an idea of what the best dressed man woman or child will be wearing this fall Fifty stores are taking part In citywide fall opening Their shelves and counters are full of new fall merchandise IOWA WEATHER Piirtly clouuy and somewhat unsettled Wednesday night and Thursday Not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 09 Minimum In Night 70 At 8 A M Wednesday 72 The crest of the current hoat wave was reached at 1 oclock Tues day afternoon when the tempera ture touched the 98 degree mark 5 degrees of the summers maximum In July Wednesday fore noon the sky was overcast with a trace of rain in tha early morning Theresult was a greatly diminished pickup in the temperature ;