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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1931, Mason City, Iowa H A 7LCJ t R I 3 11 A AR T OE1PT OF IOWA f r R u n MJ e B I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIX NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ONE NO 260 U S Starts Road Back Watson Sees Natioji Pulling Out of Depression EDITORS NOTE In nn In terview given exclusively to Central Press Senator James E Watson of Indiana republi can leader in the upper house of congress gives a comprehensive review of present conditions from his point view Views of other wellknown men wlH bo presented later so as to give a summary of thot of all forces In the next congress Sheppard Plans By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Sept 15 CPA country is beginning to find its way out of the depression at last says Sena tor James Watson of Indi ana republican leader in the up per house of con gress by a route which trends in conformity with the direction in dicated by eco nomic laws The senator recently has been traveling widely tbruout the United States and draws his conclusions from conditions as he has found them Among farmers there will be no suffering for food during the com ing winter he relates except in areas which have suffered again from serious drought for the sim ple reason that adversity has taught Turn lo Pnso 10 Column COMMITTEE TO PLAN CORN WAR Iowa Businessmen and Named by Governor DES MOINES Sept 15 Fifteen Iowa businessmen and farm leaders headed by Gov Dan Turner will meet here tomorrow to plan the states campaign for 60 cent corn Governor Turner who was au thorized by 1500 a mass meeting here Friday conferred yes terday with a Jasper county com mittee and later announced the names of those who will assist him in the priceboosting venture Members Chosen The members W H Brock of JNewton Ralph Smith of Newton representative of the Iowa Grange J R Rhodes Newton publisher Charles Hearst president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Milo Reno president of the Farmers Union W H Thompson of Fori Dodge secretary of the Farmers Grain Dealers association Mark G Thornburg secretary of agriculture G N Kaugen of Northwood con gressmau from the fourth distric and chairman of the agricultura committee of the house of represen tatives R T Pullen of Spencer M L Soeth of Wallingford C W Kelley of Clarinda Burt Meeks o Martelle T C Marts of Hampton and Bruce Vale of Bonaparte At Fort Dodge Secretary Thornburg Assistan Secretary Carl Kennedy and repre sanativcs of the Omaha In termed jate Credit bank were to attend 6 meeting at Fort Dodge today to dls cuss the Iowa warehouse law am intermediate credits The warehouse law which Cover nor Turner has suggested as source of finance in withholdin grain from markets permits cer tificates to he granted for grai sealed under state supervision Th certificates as security for loans are chattel mortgages in effect AUNT MET By Robert Quillen That Jones boy was all cut up by glass in his last wreck but hes got a silver hip flask now FLYERS OVERDUE MAY BE Grape Concentrates TEXAS SENATOR WILL INTRODUCE CONGRESS BILLS lopes to Make Buyer of Liquor Guilty With Seller WASHINGTON Sept 15 VV Prohibitions perennial shadow rept toward the next congress to ay as Senator Sheppard democrat exas said he would press legisla ion aimed at the sale of fruit juice oncentrates which turn readily in o wine In addition the coauthor of the ghteenth amendment said he vould urge a law making the liquor luyer equally guilty with the sell r He introduced bills to carry out loth aims at the last session His measure directed at concentrates ame too near the sessions close for action and the other was shunted aside Believes in Act Senator Sheppard said he believes he Volstead act now prohibited the ale of concentrates for wine mak ng purposes but added he wanted ill doubt Mabel Walker Willebrandt for mer assistant attorney general in charge of prohibition enforcement s the legal representative a rrape concentrate concern She told he Wickersham commission that ihe law to make and distribute its product Fix Alcohol Content The commission in its report on prohibition law enforcement recora nended a provision to fix the alco lolic content for cider and fruit juices In addition it commented somewhat sharply on the invita tion to hypocrisy and evasion in tec provision as to fruit juices Prohibition Director Woodcock las sajd that if fruit juice concerns are making a product which will turn into a beverage with a fairly high alcoholic content they are clearly violating the law He explained however that the section in the Volstead act applying o them makes the question of their llegality one for experts and ex perts differ The section reads No Pcnultiea Apply The penalties provided in this act against the manufacture of li quor without a permit shall not ap ply to a person for manufacturing ionintoxicating cider and fruit juices exclusively for use in his own Home But such cider and fruit juices shall not he sold or delivered except to persons having permits to manufacture vinegar Several dry organizations includ ing the Methodist board of temper ance have condemned the sale of the fruit juice concentrates and have urged legislation to outlaw them GOOPERATION IS FARMERS NEED Hyde Declares Principle Is More Than Marketing Proposition CHICAGO Sept 15 Secre tary of Agriculture Arthur M Hyde told the conference of state exten sion directors today that the prime need of the farmers was to strike with a united effort thru coopera The cooperative principle Hyde said is more than a market ing proposition The various state extension directors could I believe sell the idea of cooperative market Ing more quickly if they would sell the reason for it first instead of the gain therefrom Stops Warfare Thru cooperative marketing he said the farmer gives up the right to engage in ruthless warfare with every other farmer on the face of the earth The average American citizen wants the farmer to make a profit on his labors the secretary said the public should be assured that the farmers attempts to or ganize will not make food prices too high Discussion In Brief Hydes discussion was brief and extemporaneous He was a par IDENTIFIES BLUEBEARD d Press Photo William Drenth above 68 year old farmer living near Orun Iowa believes Harry F Vowers Held at Clarksburg men and three children is hio son Harm Drenth Tho elder Drcnth said ho sent his son lo America from Holland his native land to cure him of drunkenness Drenths soninlaw Everet Schroeder Ls shown him Drenfh produced this picture at the left of his son Harm taken nt the of 21 in asserting thiit the man held for five murders was his son Turn lo I Column Younger of Pair Claimed to Have Killed Collings Asked to Talk MINEOLA N Y Sept 15 District Attorney Elvin N Edwards extended an offer of immunity to day to the younger of the two pi rates Mrs Benjamin Collings says threw her husband into Long Is land sound if the youth would come forward and give information concerning the elder of the pair Believes Husband Alive PATCHOGUE rt Y Sept 15 Attorney Alexander Blue announced today that Mrs Benjamin Collings of Stamford Conn whose husband disappeared from tneir cabin cruiser in Long Island sound last week had told him she believed Collings still alive Blue questioned Mrs Collings at length yesterday after telling her he did not believe her story of two men boarding the cruiser tying her husband and throwing him over hoard and then abducting her To day he said that duilng this exam ination she admitted her story was illogical altho she insisted it was true Believes Him Alive He said he asked her if she didnt believe her husbanu still alive and she replied she did He asked her then on what she based thin belief and she said it was just a convic tion without any reason to support it The statement of Mrs CollingF is to say the least remarkable Blue said In a formal statement At present it is impossible prove or disprove what she says Whether Mr Collings is alive or fum Fage J Column Cat and Dog Guard Gold Aboard Ship Skipper Leaves Living Animals to Defend Claim to Cargo SAN PEDRO Cal Sept 15 T the lives of a cat and dog only living creatures aboard the wrecked Panama mail liner Colombia which went on the reefs of Santa Marguerita island in a storm last Saturday pends the legality of claims to gold bullion worth 5850000 reported held in the strong room of the liner Under Mexican law a ship is not formally abandoned until every liv ing thing has been taken off it Capt Theodore K Oaks skipper of the Colombia was reported to have left tho cat and dog aboard to establish his companys claim to the wreckage which lies off the coast of lower California Tug Out Meanwhile the salvage tug Pea cock was speeding to the scene of the wreck to retrieve the bullion and other cargo The coast guard announced it would take no action since no hitman life was involved The Peacock was due to arrive at the side of the Colombia late today Force of the heavy seas was slowly breaking up the wreckage Express Concern Panama mail company officials expressed little concern over the safety of the bullion which was consigned from central American ports to California banks They said the bullion was in the strong room below the water line and that ace tylene torches would be necessary to reach it Passengers officers and crew of the wrecked liner taken aboard by the United Fruit companys liner La Pcrla are due to arrive at Los Angeles tomorrow morning They number 234 Commission Will Frame Program Warned on Bonus WASHINGTON Sept 15 multitude of plans for dealing with unemployment were before the American Legion today together with a warning from one of its most prominent members that relief plans and bonus demands arc a ridicu lous combination The warning from Gen James G Harbord former chief of staff of the American Expeditionary forces confronted members of the Legions employment commission as they sought to work out an unemploy ment program for presentation to tho national convention at Detroit next week Frame Program The commission hoped to frame the program today on the basis of a variety of suggestions presented yesterday along with Harbords ad vice at the Legions unemployment conference The suggestions ranged from legalization of beer to a 000000000 federal construction pro posal Harbord said there was a little uneasiness in the country about the Logion I cannot imagine anything more ridiculous than for you to go down to Detroit with a program relie for the whple country relief tha will help out the whole nation an at the same time on the other hanc hold out an empty tin cup he saic Will Have Battle If you do you will be laughe at And I say that as a man in fa vor 01 the bonus legislation of 1924 Howard P Savage chairman o the employment commission wh was presiding replied that If Ui proper picture of the bonus ques lion was presented to tho nationa convention the right answer will bi forthcoming I feel that if they keep on goad ing the fellows into it Savagi added they will have a bailie Th whole bonus matter in my opinion did not originate in the Legion con vention It is not our baby Criticize Suggestions Harbord and another militar man David J Davis adjutant gen era of Pennsylvania and reprcscm talive of Governor Pinchot frank criticized the suggestions whicl were made to the conference We have listened Harbord said to a great many things here to day that it seems to me would hi more useful if we were preparing for a panic about 1D3J5 than it is meet our present situation Among the plans suggested at th conference which were before th commission today were Restoration of the brewing in dustry to provide work for l25000i men Iloads and Bridges A 10000000000 federal con struction program for roads anc bridges A national forestry program Enactment of the Wagner bill t create employment agencies thr cooperation of the federal an state governments Mobilization of 1000000 men t clean up towns from coast to coas Raising of child labor age limit and lowering of old age pension lim its A national conference of gover nors and others to consider fiv day week plans and methods for dis tribution of necessities withon money Increased state appropriations for relief Submarine Nautilus Off Coast of Norway HARSTAD Norway Sept 15 submarine Nautilus in com mand of Sir Hubert Wilkins ar rived off Senia on the northern coast of Norway today and Will be PORTUGALU S FLYERS ROUTE N OVER HOPE North Coast Checked for Possible Landing of European Trio i This map shows the route planned by Willy Rody nnd Christian Mo hansc Herman airmen nnd Fernando Costa ViCEa Portuguese pilot on their projected nonstop flight from Juncal do Sol near Lisbon to New York Brown Recommended as Senator Fess Successor Hoover Urged to Put National Committee to Work WASHINGTON Sept 13 President Hoover is being urged by some republicans in congress to ilace the national committee on a new workingbasis for the ap proaching campaign Walter Brown of Ohio the post master general is among the more prominent of those recommended to Mr Hoover by party workers as a successor to Senator Fesa of Ohio as chairman of the republican na tional committee The move for reorganization ol the committee has not resulted from any opposition to Fess But congress members facing reelec tion next year have pointed out that the senator took the chairman ship temporarily upon a retirement a year ago of Claudius Huston and claim it is time to find n man for the place if Fess intends to got out KcmalnccI nt Post Senator Fess remained at his post thru the last session of congress at the request of the president Altho he is willing to continue until the conventions next June he has ad vised friends that he is desirous of devoting himself to his senate du ties In view of the agitation for re organization indications are that this may bo done at the December meeting of the national committee Mr Hoovers views on a succes sor lo Senator Fess are unknown Was Bull Moose Walter Brown a member of his official family and on intimate terms with the president was iden tified with the bull moose wing of the party in 1012 split but it so happens that among his endorsers as natoinal chairman arc some of the stalwarts of the old guard Other names are mentioned hut it is reported that William M But ler of Massachusetts the chairman under President Joolidgc is not among those now under considera tion Charles D Hilles committeeman of New York a former vice chair man of the committee is amon those mentioned in speculation PENINSULA HIT Markets at a Glance piloted into in the day the harbor here late NKVV YORK American Tele phone lowest since 1927 foreigns at new years minimum utilities weak Butter Steady prices un changed Foreign Can adian at new 1931 low CHICAGO steady bearish Canadian reports high temperatures covering to lower Heavy Property Damage am Some Loss of Life in Lower California MEXICO CITY Sept 15 Heavy property damage and som loss of life were reported today a the result of a hurricane whicl swept the southern half of the lowci California peninsula Saturday am Sunday A brief message from Santa Ro salia said the major part of tin town was wrecked when a wind o nearcyclonic velocity battered In its wooden houses and that a mini her of lives were lost in a tida wave that swept over the ruins h the gales wake The population of Santa Rosalia does not exceed 2000 but there is considerable population at El Bole mine in the hills back of the town Serious damage was reported at thi mine but details were lacking The exact number of victims a Santa Rosalia and other points 1 the hurricanes path la unknown here for the dispatches said that i view of the confusion np check hai been attempted H Sept 15 A large airplane flying hfgh and leading toward New York was seen over this city at 12 noon The plane passed over the center of the city and was seen by scores of people It was a large gray plane and appeared to have pontoons The ship came from the northeast and as ICeene is not far from the Atlantic ocean a plane could have come in from the ocean unnoticed because of low clouds The plane was flying at such a high altitude and high speed it was impossible to distinguish its mark ings FUEL THOT GONE Enthusiastic Old Soldier Again Play Marching Thru Georgia DES MO1NES Sent 15 Drums and fifes Wattfecited youtha to charge at and Gettys burg today staccato sere nade to 1200 Civil war veterans at tending tha sixtyfifth annual en campment of the Grand Army of the Republic Before hotels enthusiastic groups of aged soldiers played once more Marching Thru Georgia and Yankee Doodle a little heavy on the drums perhaps but with a vim that won even the most critical Musicians Get Hand The national association of Civil war musicians got a big hand About help from their auxiliary any thot that time spoils a musicians art Winslow J Friea of Philadelphia was a onoman corps Imitating a fife player with a queer sort of whistling he stole some of the thun der of the Wichita Ivans band following them and giving solos Dos Moines youth today paid its respects to the G A R in ceremon ies at the public schools at which memorial medals were given the veterans Devoted to Kcunlons This afternoon was devoted al most entirely to reunions Unoffic ially of course there have been such gatherings since Sunday In one George H Pounder of Fort Atkinson Wis and J W Castner of Kansas City Ivans met again after 07 years Castners horse was shot down in the confederate resistance to the road of union cavalry from Vicks burg to Jackson Miss in 18G1 Pounder took Castner on his horse and cried hang on to ths tail am well keep they did thru the attack after which they parted never to see each other again until the 1931 encampment Schofield to Command Nations Battle Fleet SAN PEDHO Cal Sept 5 Frank H Schofield be came commandcrinchicf of the nations battle fleet today succeed ing Admiral Jehu V Chase NEW YORK Sept 15 for the safety of two Germans and a Portuguese who took off from Lisbon Portugal on a nonstop flight to New York arose today as their gray monoplane was overdue Tempered with fear was the real ization that the plane Bsa might have come down at some remote place in the maritime provinces of Canada The flyers took enough fuel by their own estimate to last 48 hours That hour was up at a m CST today Sighted by Ship Christian Johanssen German VHP flyer WUTrfT old Ger man and owner of the plane and Fernanda Costa Vlega Portuguese sportsman were sighted nt CST yesterday by the steamship Pennland about 3D5 miles from Halifnx At that point the plane had com pleted about 2000 miles of its 3700 mile flight To reach New York it had to go 1100 miles farther Un den Iavorable conditions the could have arrived at 1 a m CST today Faced by Storms Weather additions daring the first part of the journey were good As the flyers approached the west ern hemisphere overcast skies and electrical storms faced them Around Halifax a heavy fog lifted as the night wore on hut It was dark and starless The plane had no radio Field lights were on thru the night at Roosevelt field landing preparations were made at Floytl Bennett field the municipal airport at Brooklyn at Iscwark airport the Glenn CurtLss airport at North Beach ami at Mitchel field the army station on Long Island Kcsnrviis Called Police reserves called to handle crowds at Roosevelt Newark and Floytl Bennett fields were sent home us the hours passed without sign of the flyers Rody botightjbe plane with some money he inherited Johansson ll has made several long distance hops including one to the far oust He has been flying the pnst few years in Denmark Eleven persons have perished at Lempting casttowest transAtlan tic flights Three planes have made such flights No Trace Kevealcd HALIFAX N S Sept 15 A check of possible landing places on Nova Scotia and Newfoundland ay revealed no trace of the Lis lontoNew York flyers now many nours overdue A low ceiling over hung the Nova Scotia coastl Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept Aimce McPiierson had just yesterday sent an emis sary out to invite me as her spe cial guest to her new musical play based on the Bible wordH by Moses music by McPherson Now she has gone and got mar ried on me so I am going to switch my affections over to Ma Kennedy Hollywood may not keep you young but it sure keeps you marrying Los Ange les fiesta was a big success all but the native sons parade and not enough entries came from Frisco to make It worth while Yours WILL IOWA WEATHER Mostly rlomly Tuesday night uml Somewhat ujirrner in tlio west and north portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday H7 minimum in Night m At H A M Tuesday IH Trace ;