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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1931, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home COMP H iraON R HIS MEM i ART C P T OF I 0 V A s M 11 j r i A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEKSHBOKS ME EDITION Witts SCItvlcE SEPTEMBER 26 1931 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONSSECTION ONE Manchuria Thot Lost Many Afraid Japan Will Not Heed League NO 271 By CHARLES P STEWAKT EW YORK Sep 2G CPA Whatever Amer ican diplomac may think of Ja pans latest po icy in Manchuria American finan ciera with inter ests in the Orien are uneasy The Tapanes appear to flnau cial interests a showing convinc ing signs of too long prear ranged plan tt be lightly turned aside by a league of nations warning The disturb ance which must ensue if the Ja panese proceed with what seems to be their present program has pos sibilities it is difficult to estimate Congressman Ernest Gibson of Vermont who recently from a tour of the Far East broi with him accounts of very ominous internal conditions in a thoroly discontented people and many evidences of threatened revo lutionary developments IF SO SERIOUS a situation exists the suggestion is made here that a governmental move to consolidate national sentiment by the stirring up of enthusiasm in some foreign enterprise would not be surprising especially considering that Tokio has coveted Manchuria for years and getting it while allayingdomestic dissatisfaction simultaneously would be killing two birds with the same stone Whether or not there is truth in Japanese complaints of Chinese acts of aggression against the Japanese controlled South Manchurian rail road is deemed unimportant Such acts it is believed here could have been stopped and even punished without proceeding with so exten sive a military occupation of the country had it not been deliberately Tqrn to Page 1C Column 8 fiWLB ALLEN E Christened FOR ITS REVIEW Stop at Fairbanks on Their Flight From Nome to Tacoma FAIRBANKS Alaska Sept 26 flight of upwards of 1600 miles today faced Don Moyle and Cecil Allen California aviators On arriving here late yesterday from Solomon Beach near Nome in a rain storm the two said they expected to leave tliis morning weather permitting for Tacoma Wash The flyers said they had been un able to take enough gasoline aboard at Solomon Beach because of a 20 mile cross wind to make their pro jected nonstop flight to Tacoma Instead of their planned load of 800 gallons they took only 500 gallons The hop of about 5SO miles from Solomon Beach was made in fvie hours 20 minutes Promise of Hot Shower at School Causes Rejoicing Sept 26 Mof fit named today in honor o Judge J T Moffit of Tipton settle down to routine duties as its 170 odd inhabitants policed the street in preparation for a review tomor row Quiet also prevailed on three fronts where cattle testing was going on today Veterinarian working in pairs expected to tes LOS herds today in FarmingtoA Center and Inland townships pro ected by about 300 guardsmen o the forces sent here that the stati compulsory bovine testing lav might be enforced Camp Christened Camp Moffit was christened will ittle ceremony for a leading Tiptoi resident who as a lieutenant col one in the DOth Iowa infantry ought in the SpanishAmerican var Tomorrow visitors day will be evoted to a review and other mili ary events Relatives and frieudr f the troopers will be welcomed While to the outsidenoncom lative world the happening maj nss unnoticed tonight and tomor ow a development of consummate mportance to the troopers will oc uriDuring or six days the Tiafdamen have been here batti ng facilities have been almost non xistent Today however the sol diers were promised hot showers in the schoolhouse 25 Leave for School Twentyfive of the younger mem bers of the guard have been grant ed permission to go to their home cities of Shenandoah Burlington Webster City and Des Moines to resume their school duties No an nouncement however has been made here yet that Adjutant Gen eral W H Bailey plans to recall nine of the 31 units stationed here the first part of next week General Bailey will review the troops tomorrow Today the guards men were put thru a bayonet drill and working formations Of the 500 herds to be tested in this county 400 remain altho the latter number will be reduced be Lindbergh Receives Chinas Medal for Aviation From Chang NANKING Sept 26 Charles A Lindbergh today receivec Chinas aviation medal from Presi dent Chiang Kaishek as a token of the countrys admiration of his distinguished record and in appreci ation of his volunteer flood relief services Anne Lindbergh watched as the head of the Chinese state pinnc the medal on her husbands breast Lindbergh is the first person Chin ese or foreign to be awarded the medal Turn In Pago 4 Column St JAPAN OBJECT OCEAN FLYERS DOWN AT SEA Copyrighted 1931 Associaicd u FIYFM rLJcild AUNT HET By Robert Quillen They hadnt ought to lick the poor child There aint nothii Uie matter with it except a bad case o grandparents Manchuria and China Offer Independent Government Proposals TOKIO Sept 2G offi cials announced today that two sep arate movements had been proposed to establish independent states in Manchuria but that neither was countenanced by Japanese authori ties The Chinese delegation was rep resented as desirous of making Mukden the capital of a state inde pendent of China and of assuming the political power of Chang Hsueh Liang governor of Manchuria and high official of the Chinese nation alist regime at Nanking Authorities said the Mongolians would like to make Khailar a small city near the convergence of the Manchurian Siberian and Mongol ian borders as their capital Tokio officials said both the Chi nese and Mongolian delegations had been informed that Japan would not support the movements under any circumstances Incidental to the occupation of southern Manchuria cities by Jap anese troops which began a week after a clash between Chinese md Japanese soldiers near Mukden the Japanese government dis claimed any territorial aspirations toward Manchuria British Troops Called Out HONG KONG Sept 26 f Pi British troopn were called out to day to suppress serious antiJapa nese rioting nt Kowloon and were bhged to make bayonet charges The Argyll and Sutherland high anders were called into action several Japanese were injured by a mob of Chinese and Japanese goods vas burned in the streets iwo Germans Will Attend Thanksgiving Service Portuguese Hurt NEW YORK Sept 26 iree survivors of the illfated trans atlantic plane Germans nd a a full day shore today for the first time in Willy Rody youthful owner of the plane and Christian Johan sen the chief pilot were guests of r Paul Schwartz German consul i New York Tomorrow they will tend a church service of thanks iving arranged for them at the ermun Lutheran Zion church Fernando Da Costa Viega the lird member of the party was con ned to his hotel room nursing an jury to one leg The two German flyers appeared at the radio show at Madison Square GarJen last night and broadcast their experiences Rody spoke in German Johansscn in English The flyers left Lisbon Portugal on Sept 13 sighted the steamship Pennland the next day when 200 miles off the Canadian coast and then disappeared Six days later the freighter Belmoira picked them up at sea and transferred them to the liner Stavangerfjord which arrived in New York yesterday FirstTouch of Real Fall Felt in Iowa DES MOINES Sept 2G Football weather pevailed in lowu today Clouds low temperatures a Hint of frost and a possibility of rain made the day one of late full Kcokuk with degrees had yes terdays maximum and Inwood with 40 degrees hacl the minimum Precipitation over the state Fri day was general but light Iowa Falls with 13 Inch having the most Charles City and Dccorah had 03 inch Estherville 06 Boone 05 At lantic 04 Alta and Carroll 02 an 1 Marshalltown Tnwoud Duouque anc Davenport 01 Other places had u trace The forecast wis for generally fair and cooler weather W NOTHING GF Henderson Surprised That Conservatives Should Plan One LONDON Sept 26 Henderson new chief of the labor party was on recorci today as be ing opposed to the movement for i general election this fall with thu protective tariff as the chief issue Newspapers however predicted Ihit parliament would be dissolved next Wednesday anti that election would be three weeks later Thcs most favorable to a poll said that conservative leaders were marshall ng their strength behind Mr Mac Donald and disavowing party lines It was freely asserted that the irime minister would go before the abinet Monday to icport on a con ercnce over the matter wtih Stan ey Baldwin this weekend Henderson foreign secretary in he labor government said in a po itical address at Burnley last night I am amazed that the con servatives should believe it right it this juncture to have an elec ion Turner Committee Decides to Ask CoOperation in Corn Fight DES MOINES Sept 2C Neighboring states will be invited to cooperate with Iowa in its move ment to obtain at higher price on corn Gov Dan Turners committee decided today The committee by resolution in structed Governor Turner to get in touch with the governors of the corn belt states and advise them of what Iowa has done and plans to Jo It also decided that the governor and members of the committee should make a trip to Chicago to confer with official of the federal reserve bank in seeking less strict regulations on loans to farmers On the same trip the governor will meet with Governor Emmeraon of Illinois and invite that state to join in the price boosting movement The Iowa executive already has been advised that Illinois and Ne braska farmers are anxious to co operate The Iowa committee today also went on record as urging Iowa farmers insofar as is possible to withhold their corn from market at this time Nurse Who Barricaded Self in Apartment Finally Decides to Talk JERSEY CITY Sept 26 registered nurse who barricaded herself in her apartment for hours to avoid telling police about a re port that she had information con cerning the Collings murder case finally decided to talk today and then It was found that she had nothing to tell The report waa that Miss Leo nora Adverta Muttart the nurse knew of two men who had a motive for killing Benjamin Collings of Stamford After lengthy question ing duringwhich she convinced officials of the district attorneys office of Suffolk county Long Is land that she had no such know ledge she was released 21 Brotherhoods to Ask for Aid in Solving Unemployment Ohio Sept 26 Congressional assistance to help solve railroad labors unemployment will be sought in December by a special committee representing all of the 21 railroad brotherhoods it was announced here today D JB Ronertson president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Enginemen who heads the special committee said a definite program of relief will be presented to congress at that time Tiie broth erhoods now have nearly 350000 un employed members he said No indication was given what the relief plan may be but Mr Robert son said the 21 brotherhoods were agreed that a shorter work day and shorter work week was the only basis upon which unemployment can no solved He said there had been no agreement upon what effect shorter hours should have upon the individual workers wages The special committee of the 21 brotherhoods has been making a na tional survey of the unemployment problem and will continue this work thru October From the data thus obtained the committee then will set to work to form its recom mendations for relief s at a Glance INQUEST ADJOURNED NEW YORK trading slackens foreigns gain changes narrow Foreign exchanges Irregular sterling rallies CHICAGO steady favorable weather poor export steady large con tract deliveries to 10 higher EL 19f LLEL 1 L I Five Men Get Illinois Bank Bandits Speed Up to Door in Expensive Stolen Car WESTMONT 111 Sept 26 T Five men invaded the First State bank of Wcstmont as it opened for business today and escaped in their sedan with Westmont is a small suburban village 18 miles west of Chicago The bandits sped up to the door of the bank in an expensive car that had been stolen a few hours before from n Chicago physician by two men who held him up They raced into the bank menaced 10 persons with pistols gathered irp the available cash and within three minutes were speeding north to Og den avenue the principal eastwest thorofaro thru the suburb ISamlits Hob Bakery CHICAGO Sept 28 bandits today forced thirty em ployes ol the Grennan Cake com pany to lie on the floor while they took flOOO from John Burke the auditor of the company and es caped Bishops Appoint Freeman to Make Study of Conditions Prayer Meeting for Unemployed Fails to Attract Many jobless JOHNSTON CITY IIISept 26 all night prayer meeting ended here early to day without proving much of nn attraction for the unemployed Ap proximately 200 persons about CC per cent of them women attended but few of them were jobless HUNTINGTON N Y Sept 26 inquest into the slaying of Benjamin P Ceilings of Stamford who was thrown into Long Islam sound to drown after two men had beaten him and bound hig hands an feet was adjourned today until Oct 2 with the murder as much an en igma as ever The only witnesses today were Herbert Ceilings brother of the slain man who identified the body when it was washed on to the beach and Dr Otto H Schultz the medi cal examiner who performed the autopsy Refuses to Testify Mrs Ceilings wife of the victim almost at the point of collapse after three hours of questioning yester day went to her lawyer William A Kelly at adjournment and said I am not goingon the stand agnin today and I dont promise to come back here either Mr Kelly said Mrs Collinga will not go back again at any time under present conditions Objects to Publicity Kelly objected to the publicity given his client at public hearings before Coroner William Gibson in the Huntlngton town hall Mrs Colllngs lives in Stamford Conn and her presence as a wit ness was purely voluntary I cant force her to come com mented Alexander G Blue district attorney of Suffolk county who questioned her at the inquest But I hope to have her on the stand again next week A Suffolk grand jury convenes Monday Mr Blue would not say whether he would present the Col llngs case to the jury Maroons Score in Third am Fourth Periods on Run and Pass CHICAGO Sept 26 TConcl A A StaggM fortieth university o Chicago football team opened it season today with a 12 to 0 vicfon over Cornell college of Mt Vernon Iowa in the first game of a warmup doublehcadcr A contest with Hills dais Mich college followed The Maroons scored in the third and fourth periods Vince Sahlin carry ing the ball over for the firs touchdown and Wein taking a pas from Paul Stagg for the second FOOTBALL RESULTS FINAL Cornell loivu 0 Chicago 1 Kensselaer 0 Springfield 52 Ithodc Island 8 Maine 7 Ursinus 12 Lehigh 7 Loyola ISaltimore 0 Villa Nova Seton Hull 0 City College New V orlt fi Miami 0 University of Pittsburgh llarkson 0CornclI I THIRI PlOllioi rhicl 0 Fordham M lohnrt 0 Now York U 30 Ohio Northern 0 Army 17 SECOND IEKIOU Norwich 0 Dartmouth Niagara f Colgato 27 Saint Bonaventiirc Holy Cross Boston U 0 0 Alma 0 Michigan State 18 Baltimore 0 in Catholic U 7 IJostun G Midillebury 0 Columbia S3 FinST PFKIOn Iowa State 0 Simpson 0 Nebraska G Soulh Dakota 0 North Dakota State 0 Minnesota 0 Nnrwlcn 0 Dartmouth 13 Brown 7 Colby 0 Georgetown 0 Lebanon Valley 0 Sheppard to Fight for New Enforcement Provisions in Congress WASHINGTON Sept 2G The thrusting forward early of pro hibition as a controversial issue has been promised the next congress From the welter of discussion trailing the American Legions de mand for a referendum on the li quor question arose today a pledge by antiprohibitionist that a bill for repeal of the Volstad act would be introduced soon after congress con venes It came from Representative Britten of Illinois To Rcsurrnct Jiills On the other side of the fence Senator Sheppard of Texas coau thor of the eighteenth amendment expects to resurrect his bills mak ng the purchaser of liquor equally guilty with the seller and also clar fying the Volstead act to prohibit iquor making in the home At Omaha Hebr the veteran Texas prohibitionist predicted the egions action would have slight effect He asserted an overwhehn ng majority of both houses of con gress would oppose submission of prohibition to the voters Death Knell Representative Britten saw in the Legions vote the death knelt of prohibition He asserted if the ser vice organization and the American Federation of Labor would use their tremendous persuasive pow er they could bring about repeal of the Volstead law during the im pending congressional session Official Washington held aloof from the crossfire of discussion No word came from administration cir cles upon either the Legion vote or the survey being conducted by Sec retary Hyde to determine the pos sible effects upon farmers of ized sale of beer Sept 20 Prohibi tion has joined the list of issues upon which there is registered i difference of opinion among dele gates to the genera convention of the Protestant Episcopal church Prohibition was both criticized and defended in a report by the committee of 21 adopted by the house of bishops The committee headed by James E Freeman of Washington was appointed to con sider prohibition and lawlessness world peace and industrial disloca tion Difference of Opinion There is the report rccllcsi widespread and honest difference of opinion in the nation within the church and among members of this convention as to the wisdom and de sirability of retaining the eighteenth amendment and the consequent leg islation in their present form There are those who honestly fa vor the retention of the law as it now stands believing it has accom plished good and may accomplish more and better results Others not less devoted to the high purpose which prompted the passage of this law believe thai in its present form it ministers to disrespect for law and the growth of a dangerous spir it of anarchy Tulips No Stand The committee hesitates to rec ommend concerted action on grounds that issues Involved are highly contiivaElal related to partisan politics The enforcement of the prohibi tion law the report states has been steadily resisted and has been accompanied by graft corruption lawlessness murder and politiral cowardice and lawless ness however issues in part out of conditions which have not always neen given full consideration such as the enactment of laws which do not command or continue to enlist public confidence and have lost th respect and support of a majrity of pscroet and support of a majority of the people Affect Personal Rights the ignoringor violation of such laws the report continues results solely because the laws affect per sonal rights and liberties which in dividuals themselves determine to maintain regardless of social con sequences The committee of 21 composed of seven bishops SCVnn clergymen and seven laymen urges United States membership in the world court and strict ndlicience to the Kcllogg Bnund pact war 2 Ottumvva Suspects Captured atOmaha OMAHA Sept 2G Chief Henry Richards of Ottumwa was expected here today to return John Collins and John McDonald said by Omaha authorities to have confessed robbing the Kent grocery store there of f500 In Huriim RANGOON Burma Sept 26 Wing Commander Charles King7 fordSmith arrived here this after noon on his attempt to break tlio AiistinlialoEiiglund flight record Sfie III Rogers CHELSEA Okla Sept am in Oklahoma pinch hitting for Governor Murray He was in St Louis yesterday fixing the unemployed today he is in Little Rock fixing the cotton situation and I am just waiting around here till some time when I catch him passing thru Oklahoma He is the Jimmy Walker of gover nors Middlcwcst never gets very stirred up over prohibition but they figure now that a man IIP to have some drinks tr go with these prices of farm products Yours WILL ROGFRS IOWA WEATHER Kiinmivlmt conlcr in iml anil cenlral jiortliiis pnsjiilily Jinv frost on Ionground Satir day nlghf Sunday ilm MMuwhal wiirnivr LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures fiom the Globc Gazettes own weather station for the M hour period ending at S clock Snturilny mornin Maximum Kriilny Minimum In Night 47 At K A Saturday Kninfall oaof an Inch from the standpoint of tempera ture iTidny was inmost a dupli cate of Thursday tnat clays ex tremes being 57 and 17 instead of a and 17 n the mHcr of precipi tation there was a wide difference however with 171 inches recorded for Thursday and only 00 of an inch for Friday A north wind rloudinpss and an occasional spit of chilly rain were included in Satur day forenoons weather WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday Sept 28 For the upper Mississippi and low er Missouri valleys and the north ern and central great ly fair over south scattered showers over north portions near beginning of week and again toward end tem peratures near normal ;