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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1931, Mason City, Iowa COUP V HAULOM E R VLHi IS MEM ART OF tOWA D r fi M o I M c n i North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASQN CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1931 NO 259 Silver Men Still Busy Remonetizing White Metal Threatens Gold Value By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 14 CPA Af R emonetizing WV of silver which W H was beginning to jj be considerably V talked about last spring has not been so much dis cussed more re cently but this by no means is because the sil veritea have abandoned the Idea E m p hatically to the contrary the white metals champions have been too busy gettingready to launch a ripsnorting campaign when congress meets to have leas ure for idle conversation in the meantime That is why they have been so quiet Now however they are begin ning to return some of them from the uttermost corners of the earth Senator Key Pittman for instance has been all over China and the rest of the Far East looking for facts to buttress his and one hears them tuning up again UOR THE prosilver sentiments of statesman like Senator Pitt man hailing as does from the lib erally silverproducing common wealth of Nevada perhaps a certain amount of allowance should be made It is easy enough to under stand what makes Pittman a white metalist The same thing can be said of Senator Borah whose 16tol record dates back to the first presidential Turn In ruse 4 Column l a Glance NEW YOKK pivotal shares at new rails and foreigns lead decline leaders actively sold Foreign Exchanges Irregular Dutch guilder at new 1931 high unfavorable trade reports commission house selling European selling CHICAGO decreased visible supply large seaboard clearances unfavorable Kansas and Nebraska reports hogs lower Early Completion of Plans for Bridge at Council Bluffs Seen COUNCIL BLUFFS Sept 14 that trustees of the proposed bridge across the Missouri river just south of the present struc ture between Council Bluffs and Omaha would complete their plans soon was seen by Dr Mat E OKeefe one of the trustees Wickersham Goes Thru Iowa on His Way West DES MOINES Sept 14 George W Wickersham of Washing ton D C head President Hoo vers commission on the study of crime was to pass thru Des Moines Monday on his way to Denver to at tend the triennial general convention of the Episcopal church AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I heard it was a mistrial but I didnt know Jim was on the jury till I seen him drivin a new car LABOR MEN URGE BEER FOR JOBS Storm Strikes Mexican Coast North of Belize SDRVIVORS FLEE AS DISEASE HITS STRICKEN TOWN Three Men Killed When Plane Crashes in Florida MIAMI Fla Sept 14 ing westward across the Carib bean Sea a tropical storm struck inland near Payo Obispo Quintana Roo Mexico today said a radio message received here by Pan Am erican airways No information was obtained from the message as to the storms intensity Payo Obispo is about 150 miles north of Belize where approximate ly 1000 persons were killed and enormous property damage caused by another storm that struck there last Thursday It also is about 350 miles south of Cozumel Island On Chetumal bay on the mouth of Hon do river It hasabout 1700 inhabit ants v Airplane passenger service inter rupted for a short time today pend ing definite information regarding the storm was resumed from Cen tral America shortly after the dis turbance passed inland EPIDEMIC FEARED By PanAmerican Alrwuys Ru cUo to New YorU BELIZE British Honduras Sept 14 in this hurricanestricken city un der the threat of water shortage and possible epidemic the natives are fleeing Belize as rapidly as pos sible Diddier Masson Belize field man ager for PanAmerican Airways who has been assisting in relief work and who estimates the death toll at well over 1000 gave the fol lowing description of the plight of the inhabitants The Belize river which was a mass of bodies nouses wrecked boats and debris for three days has been partially cleared now and can be navigated by small river craft with expert piloting Whole families or all now left in the families have been gathering their few bits of personal effects that remained after the storm are conditioning dugout canoes or little skiffs and are making their perilous way upriver to the little settlements deep in the jungle which were un scathed in the storm They are confident they will be able to live on the natural edibles of the jungle with the meager sup plies of corn flour and other arti cles they may be able to procure from the tiny colonies along the river banks The blazing sun has been beat ing down mercilessly Since prac tically all of the buildings have had their roofstorn off additional suf fering is hrot upon the injured who are being treated as they lie in rows on the floors of the roofless houses Masses of sea fish Imbedded in pools of liquid mud piled iip by the tidal wave are decomposing and the air at times is unbearable Fire Threatens BELIZE British Honduras Sept 14 threatened to com Tum to rnBC 4 Column ARREST AUSTRIA FASCIST LEADER Police Hunt for Others Who Tried Coup in North Provinces VIENNA Sept 14 Ernest Rudiger Starhemberg fascist leader was arrested today and po lice were seeking others who at tempted to seize control the Sty rian provincial government in a brief putsch yesterday The Austrialian government hav ing apparently suppressed the fascist uprising in northern and eastein towns took punitive measures Jt suspended more than 200 civil serv ants accused of actively or passive ly promoting the revolutionary plan and ordered them to trial Two generals associated with the Heimwehr a fascist force also were arrested today They were seized at Llnz Prince Starhemberg was tak en prisoner at Waitzenkirchen Warrants for the arrest of flva other fascist leaders including Dr Walter Pfriemer selfproclaimed dictator in the Styrla section were issued AMERICAN VICTIMS OF BELIZE HURRICANE LISBON TO NEW Ten Americans members of the faculty died when St Johns college at Belize British Honduras was almost completely demolished by the tropical hurricane fliat swept the Caribbean It is estimated that more than persons were killed In the city and half the population rendered homeless by the dis aster Top panel shows a view of St Johns college and lower are members of tho faculty who lost their lives in the ruins Left to right are the Rev W S Ferris St Louis tho Rev Alfred Barmcister Cleveland Father William Tracy St Louis Richard G Smith Racine Wis and tho Rev V D Burn whn is also renorted killed Baritone Aimee Semple McPherson Honeymoons With Hutton Evangelist Married Angelus Temple QQ ON YACHT AGAIN District Attorney Refuses to Believe Her Account of Collings Death By MAURICE DUHABIEL Associated Tress Staff Writer LOS ANGELES Sept 14 Aimee Semple McPhcrson Los An geles evangelist whosemother and two children have been married in the last few months was honey mooning today svith David L Hut ton 30 year old Angelus temple baritone They were married on the steps of an airplane dn a drizzling rain at the Yuma Ariz airport about sunrise yesterday by Miss Harriet Jordan dean of the Angelus temple Bible school Mrs McPherson gave her age as 38 The wedding according to the evangelist came as a climax to a romance several years duration Splendid Man Mr Hutton is a splendid man and I know we are going to be hap happy she said The evangelist became acquainted with Hutton several years ago when he associated himself with Angelus temple musical activities He is a music teacher by profession Re cently lie appeared as the Pharaoh who sat upon a gilded throne and sang In the evangelists sacred opera The Iron Furnace Announced nt Service The newlyweds flew back to Los Angeles immediately after the cer emony performed The evan gelist announEed the wedding to her congregation at the morning ser vice i Rolf McPherson the evangelists son and his bride Lorna Dec nee Smith formerly of Alta Okla were the witnesses Informed of her daughters mar riage Mrs Minnie Ma Kennedy now conducting an evangelistic campaign at Las Vegas Nov was quoted as saying she was over ioyed Mrs Kennedy and her lighter are estranged Officers at Ottumwa ContinueProbe of 3 Armed Men Arrested OTTUMWA Sept 11 and county officers aided by four state agents continued their Investi gation of Ted Martin 25 Indian apolis J Enright 20 no addresH and R G Kaiser 28 Jeffersonville Ind who were arrested here Sat urday Officers said they found an automatic rifle pistols nitroglycer ine and burglar tools in a car drives by the men Iowa Methodist Meet on Routine Business MUSCATINE Sept 14 tine business involving the appoint ment of district superintendents and pastors occupied the program of the Iowa annual conference of Methodist Episcopal churches Sun day afternoon MINEOLA N Y Sept 14 District Attorney Blue of Suffolk county announced today he would take Mrs Benjamin P Collings aboard the yacht from which she said her husband was thrown over board by two men and vigorously crossexamine her because he does not believe she Istelling the truth Blue added that he believed his county has jurisdiction in the mat ter He was to be accompanied aboard the yacht Penguin this aft ernoon by District Attorney Elvin N Edwards of Nassau county who has announced that he believes Mrs Collings story Meanwhile Edwards announced that stains found on the Penguin believed made cy blood had been sent to Dr Schultz medical exam iner of Nassau county who ex pected to have his report ready sometime tomorrow It was understood Edwards planned to take the Schultz report and other evidence before a grand jury tomorrow and obtain John Doe murder warrants so the power of the investigatorsmight be strength ened Nassau county officers making another search of the Penguin to day found a pair of oars In the ten der One had been broken in three places and the handle was missing There were no stains on the oars Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Sept give Jimmy Walker the Legion of Honor because he didnt bring 19 other mayors with him Every time the repub licans start to pin a rosette of poison ivy on him in New York he Is sipping a stein of beer with HIndenburg shooting craps Premier MacDonald or doing an adagio dance with Mussolini No man was ever so Investigated oh one and dined on the other He keeps just three decorations ahead of the investigating com mittee Yours WILL ROGERS GREW SAVED AS LINER GROUNDS Colombia Lies Abandonee on Rocky Reef Battered by Heavy Seas SAN PEDRO Cal Sept 11 Abandoned by her passengers and crew and battered by heavy seas the Panama mail liner Colombia today lay on the rocky reef of Santa Marguerita Island 670 miles south of hare off the lower California coast All of her 130 passengers and crew of 100 were aboard the United Fruit companys liner La Perla clue to arrive nt Los Angeles harbor Wednesday Their rescue in the early hours oC yesterday morning was related today in radio messages which paid tribute to the heroism c the officers crew and men pass engers Orders to take the life boats were given by the captain shortly after the ship hit the reef Within three hours the San Mateo another fruit liner was at the scene in response to the Colombias SOS appeal Tho eight life boats on the Colum bia were picked lip by the San Mateo with their human cargoes and taken aboard Late last night the passengers and crew were transshipped to La Perla which was proceeding north ward when It intercepted the SOS call The San Mateo was proceeding southward to Central American ports whereas the Colombia was heading northward bound from York to California Survivors Bound Homo BOSTON Sept 14 United Fruit company today re ceived the following message from Captain Peterson of its steamship La Perla Proceeding north with 234 res cued passengers and crew from steamship Colombia Expect arrive San Diego midnight Tuesday All well Everybody happy Survivors scantily clad Bad Weather Reports in Portugal Worry Them Not at All BULLETIN S S PENNLAND AT SEA Sept 14 German transAtlantic nirplunc circled over the Iennland at CST today 305 miles east of Halifax N S and pro ceedcd In a westerly direction T ISBON Sept Ger mans and a Portuguese euch ortified by a jug of water and a oaf of bread among other things were reported off Bermuda today en a flight from Lisbon to New York Radio reports received here said a steamer had sighted the plane in which Willy Rody Christian Jo nanssen and Fernando Costa Viega hopped from Juncal Do Sol about 30 miles from Lisbon yesterday morning at a in a m CST expecting to be in America in 40 to 42 hours Lcvines Old Shjp Their plane is a Junkers all metal once owned by Cnailcs A Levlne and christened the Esa just before the stait in honor of Rodys young bride It was heavily laden 635 gallons of gasoline 1G5 gallons of oil enough for 48 hours in the air at an average speed of 93 miles an hour It car ried no radio Umvorried by reports of bad weather over the Atlantic the fly ers made an auspicious takeoff with a parting shot not to let the wind die down Johansson taxied the ship for nearly a mile pulled it aloft with a long climb into the wind and shot away to the south Weather Bud Weather bureau officials at tempted to dissuade them to fore go the flight on account of unfav orable conditions but their words went unheeded The minister of marine ordered all Fortuguese ships alonp their path to send bulletins on their progress and to them aid if they were forced down Their sustance included two gal lons of mineral water a dozen ba nas two dozen apples some sandwiches and three loaves of saki Rody to last until we get there Rody is a 20 year old aviation fan who recently came into a small inheritance and promptly spent it on the plane they are using Jo hanssen is a naturalized German who was born In Denmark and is a veteran pilot Viega is a sportsman and a flying enthusiast Rody and lohanssen recently flew here from Germany to prepare for the ven ture Four Are Indicted by Jury at Charles City CHARLES CITY Sept Four indictments were returned today by the grand jury as fol lows J D Lautlner on charges of obtaining money under false pre tenses Earl Dobbs bootlegging and giving liquor to a minor Stan Icy Gllbcrtson maintaining a liquor nuisance and W A Marshall a statutory charge A fifth man Lawrence Beck is held on a conn ty attorneys information Omaha Man Gets Sentence After Arrest for Assault Frank Hall Omaha was given a sentence of 15 days in jail by Jus tice of the Peace Stanley L Haynes Monday afternoon on a charge of assault The sentence was suspended on the agreement that Hall leave Mason City immediately Hall was arrested Monday afternoon by police on information filed by Mrs Rachel Catlin Boys Turn to Comics Page and begin the Great Football Story in the thrilling Adventure strip Frank Merriwells Schooldays By BURT L STANDISU From now until the finish of the big game on Thanksgiving read ers of the GlobeGazette will get this exciting day by day account of Franks victories and defeats this popular adventure I strip Hnrry Powers Quiet Dell WVii modern Bluebeard11 Is Identified as Harm Drenth a youth who camo to Anicrlcu with them from Holland in 39JO by CorC Delgcr Jr top unit his brother Harm below Kanawha When confronted with tho identification Powers refused to confirm or deny it saying Ill have to seo my lawyer GAR Given Welcome to Annual Camp Committees Meet and Veterans Plan for Big Parade DES MOINES Sept 14 Members of the Grand Army of tho Republic here again for their an nual encampment today received an official welcome no less heartfelt than the unofficial greetings they have been getting for two days Committee meetings were con ducted this morning This afternoon department commanders and aldo decamps were asked to report to the chief of staff to receive instruc tions for the parade Wlllett to Preside The public welcome was set for this evening with James W Willett past commander In chief presiding The United States Army band was to furnish music Speeches of wel come were listed by Governor Dan W Turner Mayor Parker L Crouch or Des Moines and John T Lucas department commander of Iowa Greetings will be given by Alice Gary RIsley national president of the Army Nurses association Kate G Raynor national president of the National Womans Relief corps Margaret national presi dent of the Ladies of the G A R Srace Hurd national president of the Daughters of Union Veterans Allen 9 Holbrook commantierin chief of the Sons of Union Veterans Celeste D Gentieu national president of the Sons of Union Veterans Aux iliary and to these Commanrterm chief James E Jewel of Fort Mor Colowas to give the response Memorial O nducted A memorial Hcrvici was conducted last night Affiliated organization1 ilsn began their conventions today The G A R and affiliated groups will give to Lincoln high school DCS Moines a bronze Lincoln memorial ablet to Woodrow Wilson junior nigh school a silk parade flag and o the Des Moines public library a ironze tablet bearing Lincolns Gettysburg address Special cere monies arc planned with veterans members of the associated groups school children the United States Army band and townspeople par iclpating A flag staff will be gtvtn by the Ladles of the G A R to tho A R park on the capitol grounds LEGION MEETING CALLED TO SEEK SLUMP REMEDY City State Labor and Industry Delegates in Washington BULLETIN WASHINGTON Sept 14 G Harhoril of the Itjulio Corporation of America today warned the American Legion unemployment confer ence that it could not approach Its national convention in De troit with iv plan of unemploy ment relief in ono hand and re quests for additional aid thru tho bonus In the other XITASHINGTON Sept 14 V Representatives of labor today laid before the American Legion unemployment conference a sug gestion that the legalization of beey bo urged as a means of providing employment for more than 1 000000 men M J McDonough president oE he building trades department he American Federation of Labor urged action by the next congress to legalize the brewing industry characterized by him as formerly the fifth largest industry in the country Benefit Other Industries He estimated that within sis months as many as 1250000 men would be employed In addition to benefit being provided other in dustriea Opening the conference Ralph ONeil national commander ot tha Legion told the assembly of scores repreajntatlvaj of cities IndugYry and tabor thatths Legionconsidered1 the present employment situation comparable to the crisis presented by ther World war Fred C Croxton assistant direc tor of the presidents emergency employment committee said the first and major problem was thatof promoting employment Work Not Churity It is not charity but work thatj is needed and wanted he said Urging a further speeding up of public and semipublic projects and the provision of special work byj states and communities Croxton said people must not and will not be allowed to Buffer Croxton said the presidents em ployment committee had no stan dard plan but was seeking the co operation of every state and com munity in working out their prob lems locally Warns Against Dole Silas Strawn president of the chamber of commerce of the United States said the experiences of Great Britain and Germany should constitute a warning to tho United States never to get on the dole He added that systems of state insur ance as a whole had not proved Buccessful John R Alpine supervising direc tor of the federal employment ser vice said there are lots of jobs There are not only plenty of appli cants but plenty of jobs Beldin H Loftsgaardcn of St Paul representing Governor Olson of Minnesota advocated repeal of the Sherman antitrust act to en courage employers to boost em ployment He suggested also tho government in its dealings with contractors provide for the em ployment of needy men in tho work o be done 60000 Expected at Marshalltown Fair MARSHALLTOWN Sept 14 11 thousand persons was tha attendance forecast for the central Iowa fair which opens here day by V A McGrew secretary SKt IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy and cooler1 Monday night with thunder showers Monday afternotm or night in tho Bouth central and extreme eastern portions Tues day generally fair cooler In cast and southern portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foe 21 hour period ending at 8 oclocK Monday morning Maximum Sunday 89 in Night 5S At 8 A M Monday 86 TUilnfall 03 of an Inch Figures for 21 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 89 Minimum in Night 13 ;