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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1931, Mason City, Iowa r Hi ft ION E V HIS MEM A ART OF IOWA North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXVII FIVE COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITYIOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 1931 NO 261 Capitalism in Danger Must Have Leaders to Survive Says Stiipstead CHARLES 1 STEWART ASHINGT ON l Sept 16 CPA His wide know ledge of the sit uatiou in this country supple mented by a Eur opean tour from which be recent ly returned Sen ator Henrik Ship atead of Minne sota summed up in a radio talk a few days ago the result of his ob s e r v a t i ons of world economic conditions as the thirteenth year since the armis tice was signed at Senlis draws to ward its close And just as might have been ex pected says the senator most folk evidently did not like my speech at all The complaint I hear is that it was unconstructive The critics admit that I des cribed a gravely threatening state of affairs but point out that I sug gested no solution whatever of the dangerous problem or plexus of problems which we face BUT THE continued the Minnesotaa that a realiza tion of all the problems implication is a necessary first step in the di rection of its solution The will for improvement is an essential preliminary to improve ment itself We also must be willing to wound certain sensibilities Special interests which have been exploiting the masses for many many years bitterly resent Turn to 2 Column foV PROJEQT OONTlftlitLET Road Contracts Smallest in Number of Any Recent Lettings AMES Sept 16 state highway commission today awarded two contracts for road improvement projects on the basis of low bids submitted yesterday totaling only The contracts were the smallest in number considered at any recent sessions of the commis sions Of thetotal was for paving the remainder for graveling The paving project for a halfmile concrete strip at the state school for the deaf at Council Bluffs will cost on the basis of the low bid by Bushe and Gavenman of Omaha Tha graveling projects are in Mo nona county For 13675 miles on primary 35 from Mapleton south west to highway 37 the bid of SS189 by the Evans Construction company of Early was low Its bid for a strip on primary 37 was 5395025 The Kriege Construction company of Marshalltown bid for low on the balance of the latter pro ject LONG LOST PACIFIC FLYERS SAFE Atlantic Gives Up Body of Missing Collings HANDS AND FEET OF YACHTSMAN TIGHTLY BOUND Police Hunt Pair Who Wife Said Tossed Him Overboard OYSTER BAY N Y Sept 16 UP body of Benjamin P Collings Stamford Conn retired engineer floated to the surface at Lloyds Neck Long Island at a m eastern standard time today His hands and feet were tightly bound There was an injury to his head Collings body floated to the sur face at the exact spot where four boatmen found the cruiser Penguin drifting unattended with Ceilings 5 year old daughter Barbara aboard Mrs CollingE who for six days had been questioned about the mys terious disappearance of her hus band said he had been tossed into the water by two strange men who boarded her yacht Police said the finding of his body evidently backed that theory Officials Investigate Nassau county and Suffolk county officials who have been co operating in the investigation of the case rushed to Lloyds Neck at once to start an investigation A medical examiner was notified Inspector Harold King com manding Nassau detectives on veri fying that the bofly was that of Collinss announced thefinding sent out for two men one about 50 years of age the other a youth of 18 who Mrs Ceilings said had thrown her husband into the water Collings body was rolled in by heavy breakers and thrown up on the beach of the Marshall Field estate Left Face Downward It was face downward and was left that way pending arrival of the proper officials but positive identification was made by a gold and sapphire ring on the right hand The body was dressed as Mrs Collings had described Collings at the time he was attacked barefoot and wearing dark brown mechanics overalls Both hands and feet were tied tightly in what officials called sailors knots with half inch rope The arms tied behind the back bore bruises which officialssaid were in flicted before death They were taken to indicate that considerable force had been used in securing Collings Arrangements were made to take the body to Huntington where an autopsy was to be performed Fuco Set in Grimace When the body was turned over the crowd gathered about shrank Turn In Pncn 4 Column FIRST WRECKAGE PICTURE OF BELIZE This photo rushed by plane mid telcphoto is tho first to he received In tho United States of Belize Honduras after a hurricane had wrecked it with th o loss to lives Belize Plans of Rebuilding at Standstill Navy Doctors Battle Typhoid Fever in Hurricane City 16 Kirk Found Guilfy of Killing Iowa Marshal I GLENWOOD Sept 16 Kirk Omaha exconvict Tuesday night was found guilty of man slaughter in connection with the death of Marshal J R Kurtz during an atempted Silver City oil station robbery AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I knew Bill would come clear rich as he is I wonder why they dont save all that bother an just sell you a li cense to kill somebody FIND WRECK OF CRAMER PLANE Numbers on Ship in Which Flyer Was Lost Are Identified NEW YORK Sept 16 D Vosler factory manager for the Edo Aircraft corporation today definite ly identified wreckage found in the North Sea by ths British traw ler Lord Trent as that of the plane of Parker Cramer American flyer lost on a flight from Detroit to Copenhagen If those arc the numbers it is Cramers plane he said after checking company records The identifying marks given in a wireless message from the Lord Trent to the Associated Press at London were Model 3830 date 31930 manufacturing number 07 006 patent 1726439 Edo Aircraft corporation College Point N Y Vosler said the only think that did not check absolutely was the manufacturing number which should have been Q7006 instead of 07006 He said he was sure the first zero was a mistake perhaps made in transmission Cramer and his radio operator Oliver Paquette disappeared into a heavy storm Aug 9 after leaving the Shetland Islands for Copen hagen Cramer who had hoped to blaze an air mail route over the Arctic was a veteran pilot By KSX SAFFEK BELIZE British Honduras Sept Plans for teliaWUttttl6no day residents over from the shock of the hurricane tha brot death and disaster to the city Thursday The death toll was officially es timated by navy doctors at 1500 to 2000 Nearly 1000 bodies have been burned on five huge funeral pyres Whether the city will be rebuilt depends upon the problematic suc cess in cleaning up the wreckage of the frame buildings that housed Belizes 13600 residents No organ ized plan of relief was under way up to today altho arrival of the British gunboat Danae was expected to bring some sort of rehabilitation plan United States navy doctors rushed by plane and boat to the scene of the tragedy continued to day their efforts to avoid a wave of typhoid fever because of a lack of suitable drinking water Residents continued efforts to build shelter from the remains of their frame dwellings Food was handed out by the Salvation Army from a central soup kitchen and from an emergency aid station set up in the First Presbyterian church where more than 1000 in jured persons have been treated since the storm Relief Ilone Crashes WASHINGTON Sept 16 The navy department was advised today that a transport Amphibian plane sent with relief supplies to Belize British Honduras this morn ing from the Panama canal aone had crashed and three of its crtw were killed The plane which left Coco Solo Canal zone at 6 a m with a load of medical spplies for the hurricane stricken city crashed three miles northwest of David in the republic of Panama at a m Chief Aviation Pilot Isaac J Jen kins of Couch Mo and Aviation Machinists Mate Arthur O Miller La Salle N Y were killed and Lieut Creighton K Lankford of Plattsburg Mo was fatally burned and died later Roy J Miller radio man third class Erwin S D was seriously burned is expected to live Cqmander A L Burnhard com manding the fleet air base at Coco Solo said the cause of the forced landig was unknown Colonel MacNider Reports to Hoover on Work at Ottawa WASHINGTON Sept 16 Hanford MacNider of Mason City Iowa minister to Canada today in formally reported to President Hoover on the progress of his work at Ottawa MacNider said he had discussed the St Lawrence waterway with the chief executive but only in a generalway He said he hoped ne gotiations would be opened as soon as Minister Herridge returns to Washington from Atlantic City where he is attending the American Bar association convention GIANTS LOSE TO REDS AND CARDS CLINCH PENNANT BULLETIN NEW YORK Sept 1G The St Louis Cardinals auto matically won their second straight National league ting today when the New York Giants dropped the first game of a doublcheoder to Cincinnati 7f Cards oulfllosB thelr r gaine8 in cluding todays against Phila delphia and win tha title BRITISH SAILORS WIN WAGE FIGHT Admiralty Promises to See That No Hardships Are Caused by Cuts LONDON Sept 16 jackets of the British navys At lantic fleet thru a series of demon strations against cuts in pay ob tained from the admiralty today a promise of reexamination of the new rates with a view to allevia tion1 of such hardships as might be revealed Announcement was made In tho iiouse of commons by Sir Austen Chamberlain first lord the ad miralty that ships of the Atlantic fleet had been ordered to proceed to their home ports immediately To Propose Measures The government had authorized the admiralty he added to propose measures for alleviating hardships in those classes of cases in which the reductions press exceptional ly He gave no details of the origin of the trouble nor of the couro it lad taken among the men of the fleet who were reported to have staged a sort of nonviolent mutiny in protest against prospective pay cuts Out of Order What he said however made it clear that the government bad capi tulated at least to the extent of nvestigating the complaints with a view toremedyingwhatever hard ships might be found A labor member tried to open de bate on what he called the urgent and definite matter of abandoning he Atlantic fleet exercises but he speaker ruled this would be out of order Thus the house and the country were left without any authoritative statement on what has happened in the fleet Shortage Found in Accounts of Clerk of Mahaska County DES MOINES Sept J6 jtate Examiner Carl Nimrod has eported to State Auditor J W Long a shortage of 5600 in the cash account of W T Martin of Oska oosa Mahaska county clerk The eport said Martin disclaimed tnowledge of the shortage and thai he late Cuba Grlggs deputy had harge of the cash account J V jcmiey county accounting cnief aid no action against the clerk Is ontemplated G A R Holds Parade as in Years Before Less Than 1000 From Once 2000000 March DES MOINES Sept 1C Men who marched with the sea marched again here toLi in the yearlyparadeof the Granc Armyif The story of tuer grand re view has been told 65 times before bul its reenactment today before thou sands was as inspiring as when flushed with victory 2000000 youths swung along in the first tri umphal march in the nations cap tal Of those two millions less than 1000 marched today Nearly a3 many more were in time has not dulled their keen spirit even tho legs have grown Infirm 17 Blacks Long The line of march was 17 blocks long Some years ago it was two miles and before that longer But he distance was great at that even for men bred to early warfare and lives of struggle Some have weathered the years average age Is nearly 89 the oak and walked erect eyes front arms swinging step firm For most tho only tnc spirit tested and proved at Appamattox Vicksburg and Lookout moun ain and Bull Run carried them hru the march They did not falter however for these 60 minutes were the climax of their year now the time lias lefr ittle but memories and comrade ships expressed in the annual en campments Their spirit was too proud too firm Crowds Wullts Crowds lined the sidewalks Mothers held babies up to see the veterans and get their first lesson n patriotism Men among them veterans of two later wars stood awed in the face of a spectacle as new and as old as the dawn Spectators greeted the marchers nostly with reverent silence They vere impelled by reverence more ban by gratitude or admiration too easily paid by cheers One could not restrain the thot or some this will be the last grand arade The last few years have aken heavy toll among them not even the optimistic words of Com manderinChief James E lewel hat some of them would attend he centennial in 1005 of Lees sur ender could dispel the thot ORTUGAl GETS READY TO STOP REVOLT THREAT Telephone Lines Are Cut and Outgoing Mail Censored f ISBON Portugal Sept 16 J The Portuguese government re vealed fears of another revolution otlay by taking unusual military irecautions and confining troops to mrracks The cabinet was in emcr ency session thruout last night Cavalry was brot to Lisbon from other points Troops occupied strat egic points in the city until early today when they returned to bar racks Telephone lines between Lis bon and Oporto were cut Nevertheless the city was quiet this morning and business went on as usual A strict censorship was mposed on all outgoing messages Last month 20 persons were killed and more than 100 were in jured in a revolutionary movement which broke out at Lisbon The rebels seized a battery of artillery opened fire on Fort St George bul were driven off Before the day ended the trouble had been pul down The government attributed the movement to communists Last May the government squelched a revolt in the Islands o Madeira but not until it had spread to the Azores and Portuguese Africa General Antonio Oscar Do Fra gosa Carmona became president o Markets at a Glance NEW YORK several utilities at new lows some rails re cover moderately utilities weaken Foreign Exchanges Irregular lanadian dollar lowest since Feb 1930 CHICAGO unfavorable weath er insect damage Argentine hot weather south vest to weak DRENTH SERVED TIME IN PRISON Fingerprints From Wiscon sin Tally With Those of Harry Powers CLARKSBURG W Va Sept 10 authorities said today hat Harry P Powers held here for he killing Of Mrs AltaEichcr and icr three children of Park Ridge III and Mrs Dorothy Lemke Wor cester Mass had been identified as a former prisoner in the Wiscon sin state prison at Waupun The man was sentenced under the name of Herman Drenth on a bur jlary charge in Barren county WIs according to records of Wis consin authorities C A Duckworth hlef of Clarksburg police said Drenth served from July 22 1021 mtll Oct 11 1922 Warden Oscar Lee of the Wis consin prison sent fingerprints and hree photographs of Drenth here for examination by local authorities After examining these with Lieut Frank Regcnaiier a fingerprint ev icrt employed by the Baltimore and Ohio railroad Chief Duckworth said Powers was the man known in Wisconsin as Drenth Futlier Lives in lomu DES MOINES Sept JO larry F Powers who was identi fied by Clarksburg W Va authorl ies today as Herman Drenth is a Dutch immigrant i The man who confessed slaying wo women and the three children f one of them came to America about 21 years ago sent by his athcr who said he could not con rol him The father Wilko Drenth now eaides with a soninlaw Evert Schroecler near Fairbank In NorUi astern Iowa Herman or Harm Drenth set led in Iowa when he first came to his country When his father and mother moved to this country he ived with them in Iowa Wiscon in and Minnesota communities Dallas Grand Jury Ignores Charges of Smith Fraud Attempt ADEL Sept 26 Dallad ounty grand jury Tuesday ignored le charges of conspiracy to de raud insurance companies agams fr and Mrs John omith of Perry ounty Attorney George Sacketc aid the body had not adjourned owevcr and expects to meet late his month to discuss further the milh case Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept has had lots of con ferences There was enough fuss made over the disarmament one to fix the whole world for years Our delegates went by special boat dressmakers worked for months before but a skinny little fellow with nothing but a breech cloth a spinning wheel and an old she goat comes there repre senting more humanity and with more authority than all the high hats in the world Its sincerity versus diplomacy Viva Gandhi Yours WILL Iowa to Ask Federal Aid in Corn Wai Committee Will Go to Washington to Seek Farm Credit DES MOINES Sept 16 appeal for aid to help finance Iowa crops principally corn is to be laic before President Hoover Secretary of Agriculture Hyde and other fed eral farm officials next Monday The Iowa corn committee toclaj decided upon this action when in formed by Gov Dan Turner tha tho conferences with the Washing ton officials would be held the firs of the week Thecommlttgjj which will go t Hje wilf be headed by Governbr Tur her and will be comprised of repre sentatives of Iowa farm organiza tions and others Want Cheaper Money The governor said the object of the trip would be tho endeavor to obtain cheaper money for the farm ers to finance or refinance them selves until better prices may be obtained for corn and other farm products The committee with the governor today was appointed by overnor Turner to devise a plan enabling farmers to obtain a 60 cent a bushel minimum price on their surplus corn It was tho out rowtli of a movement started by Inspcr county businessmen and farmers which resulted in a mass meeting at the state capitol here ast Friday in which between 500 and 600 farmers pledged them selves to hold their corn for the minimum price Discuss Finances Todays session of the committee was devoted to a discussion of fl rftncingfarmers until the minimum 3rice prevailed Governor Turner said that a bet er level prices on agricultural products would help all business ami ic again advocated the necessity of luildlngstatewide sentiment for loMing surplus crops He cited a loan made by tho ederal farm hoard to a Chillicothc iTo produce company at a rutc 1 per cent interest Same Credit I dont see why the same credit cant be extended to farmers in Iowa he said MIlo Reno former president of he Iowa Farmers Union declared that if the federal reserve system vould give the Iowa banks the con sideration they were entitled to hey could take care of the present situation He added that tho corn iroduccr was just as much entitled o 1 per cent money as any other business W H Thompson of Fort Dodge manager of the Iowa Farm Grain Dealers association said that his nembers wanted to cooperate in orming any plan which would bet er conditions SSELS DMOYLEAND ALLEN ON ISLAND Messages Received From Russian Ships at Kamchatka OEATTLE Sept 16 Vl A wecli after they had been given up as lost on their nonstop flight at tempt from Japan to America Cecil A Allen and Don Moyle California avators were reported today by hree soviet vessels to be safe In Olyutorski gulf northern Kam chatka The messages said the flyers landed on an uninhabited island and vere safe and well and would bo lome soon The messages were intercepted by he United States naval radio and 3t Paul island in Bering aea and by the United States coast guard cutter Itasca on the Bering sea patrol Messages Relayed The messages received by the rtasca and relayed to northern divis ion headquarters of the coast guard here said the flyers were aboard the soviet steamer Pialy Krabalobo Another soviet vessel the steamer Esquimog at Penjenak Bar radioed the Pialy was in Olyutorski Gulf on Kamchatka peninsula The Esquimos said the Pialy would be on radio watch again to morrow morning The naval radio at St Paul island received a message frora the soviet steamer Buriat which aided in placing fuel depots for the Lind berghs in the Kamchatka region The Buriat forwarded a addressed to Miss Frances Bresson fiancee of Moyle in Riverside Cal The message to Miss Bresson said Landed on uninhabited is land Everything all right Havo Frank put publicity man on job Will be in Seattle Sept 22 Don The date Sept 22 wns believed to be garbled as the flyers would be unabla to reach Seattle from the Kamchatka region by that time Allen and Moyle left Samushiro bench Northern Japan on Monday of last week on an attempted non stop flight to Seattle They were sighted about an hour after they left Tokio but were unseen after Lbat They were due in Seattle i ago today Lmmetsburg Man Gets Money Back Is Found in Bundle EMMETSBURG Sept Huskey from whom thieves tole 51260 some time Sunday of ter loon found his money Tuesday vrappcd In a neat bundle ami hrown near the rear door of his iom2 Huskey who kept his money n a bureau drawer in his home nisscd It when he returned late iuntlay night It is thot that local icrsons took the money and had a change of heart returning it by browing it in Huskeys back yard some lime Monday night BREAKS INTO TEARS RIVERSIDE Cal Sept 16 Miss Francis Bresson fiancee of Don Moyle missing transPacific aviator who with Cecil A Allen was reported found1 safe on an un inhabited Island received the newd of Moyles rescue with utter si lence for 15 minutes after whlcH she broke into tears and jumbled words of joy Miss Bresson a stenographer re ceived the firstnews of the Tescud Tuni tei rnsr 1 Column 1 IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy and cooler pro ceded by showers in tho east portion Weil nc H dn y nigh I Thursday generally fair cooler In the cast and south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 7V Minimum in NlRht fiO At 8 A M Wednesday 76 Rainfall i7 of in Inch Tuesdays temperature was In marked contrast with a week ago when the daily maximum here waa in the viniclty of 200 degrees Wednesday however there was a sharp upturn of the mercury in tha early forenoon with a maximum oC 10 or thereabouts in prospect Wednesdays maximum was 97 early in the afternoon and the tem perature had dropped to 95 at oclock ;