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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                K I OF or s I i v t u ft a j I Of I 0 A North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATE PRESS LEASED W1IIE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON MAY HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 187 Right to Job Guaranteed Lewis Has Plan to Let Every Man Work By CHARLES P STEWART May 11 CPA The right to r work Can it be guaranteed It certainly must be speak ers at the United States Chamber of Commerces v recent conven j tion in Washlng ton concurred if the present eco nomic system Is to last Still the cham her hit upon no definite plan One exists however elabor ated in the fullest detail by Repre sentative David J Lewis of Mary land and actually introduced in con gress by him a year ago In short employment is a subject upon which the Marylander rates as Capitol Hills foremost authority Ha proposes of course to deal through federal legislation only with industries engaged in inter state business The first step says the con gressman discussing his bill is a provision for a grouping of the ma jor trades into classifications with a trade board for each category Regular Estimate Let us assume the case of an in dustry which Its proper board has just made its regular advance estimate of the amount of employ ment available for the ensuing month The board finds that 25 full days workare assured for each of 300000 it has 1000000 on its list It therefore allots to each of the 1000000 a quota of 22 days This alternative is now present ed f The einplgyer jmay accept the lem quota an exciseequal to the wages for the excess granted to go into a quota compensation fund created under my plan Placing Its Men The duty is laid uponthe trade board to place each man or com pensate him for his lost quota wage This is subject of course to the qualification that the worker must be competent and qualified That Is he might be competent but disquali fied by reason for example of ha bitual drunkenness The outline given necessarily is extremely rough it does suggest the essential features of the Maryland representatives program The right to an opportunity to make a living he maintains is fundamental and if men have a Turn 1o Page 5 Colnmn 2 MOWRY GOES TO BOSTON BRAVES Captain of Iowa Baseball Team of 31 Rated as Find in Leagues BOSTON May 11 Bos ton Braves Thursday announced the purchase of Joe Mowry outfielder for the Minneapolis club of the American association in return for Outfielder Robert Holland a pitcher yet to be selected consid erable sum of money Mowry will Join the Braves here on Saturday in time to play against St Louis A statement from the Braves management said the club had outbid all competitors for Howrys services and believed it had obtained the beat fina in big league baseball Mowry captained the University of Iowa baseball team In 1831 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A woman that sews cant buy a frock that suits her except by accident She picks it because the seams are sewed good instead o the way it looks on her SAYS HE KNEW LINDY KIDNAPERS 22 Men Charged Conspiracy at Denison MEANS CLAIMS RAINEY ABSENCE AGAIN HOLDS UP FARM AID BILL Roosevelt Plans to Put Refinancing Section to Work Early WASHINGTON May 11 Representative Byrns the demo cratic leader said today the ab sence from the city of Speaker Rainey will delay sending the farm reliefinflation bill to the white house until tomorrow The speaker of the house must sign the bill before Vice President Garner and President Roosevelt may affix their signatures Rainey was delayed in Columbus Ohio by weather conditions which prevented his flight back to the capital Course Unnecessary By a special resolution the house could authorize a speaker pro tern to sign the bill but Byrns said he did not think thin course necessary If Speaker Rainey does not get back today aa I am advised he will not Byrns said we will meet briefly tomorrow to permit him to sign the bill then The farminflation legislation con tains the provision for refinancing of farm mortgages President Roose velt has been setting up the ma put this intoearly effect but iv vmdpubtedly i take some To Issue Consequently he Intends to issue a statement at the time of the sign ing of the bill urging the holders of the mortgages to be patient and permit the necessary preliminary work to be done to give them re lief Secretary Wallace headed home from Boston where he made a speech last night ready to take the first steps toward restoring the farmers purchasing power within 36 hours after Mr Roosevelt pens his name Secretary Woodln indicated that the Inflationary provisions might not be Invoked to a great extent if continued improvement was noted Commodity Meetings Wallaces first steps to put the farm program in operation will con sist of arrangements for commodity meetings of processors dealers and others He will submit to them his policies for bettering prices and curbing production of basic com modities listed in the bill One of the secretarys first ef forts to boost prices will through trade agreements in which pro cessors will be extended the support of government enforcement of vol untary agreements which will be free of antitrust law prohibitions While officials of the federal re serve system have asserted they ex pect to do their part in carrying out the inflation plan through the pur chase of three billion dollars in gov ernment securities it was not deemed likely that the effects of this step would be felt at once Council Bluffs Man Under Guard After Fatal Auto Accident COUNCIL BLUFFS May 11 UP Lind of Council Bluffs was under guard in a hospital here to day after an automobile accident which took the life of Mrs Ida An derson 73 Four persons including Lind were hurt in the mishap Shortly before the crash one of the automobiles struck a motorcycle on which Bernard Lund was riding injuring him seriously Then the machine driven by Lind collided with one driven by Marion Woods Injuring Young Woods parents Mr and Mrs C A Woods Miss Mar jorie Harper riding in the Woods car was not hurt Scottsboro Trial Is Big Aid toYouthful Stamp Collectors MONTGOMERY Ala May 11 couple of youthful stamp collectors are finding the Scotts boro case a prolific source of sup ply The two Miller and Roy Child era 5 and 7 grandsons of Governor Miller get an envelope almost every day from the chief executive filled with stamps clipped from letters on the case sent from all over the world Slain Mans Beard Pulled Out by Roots Police Hunting Enemy of Ridley 88 Year Old Eccentric NEW YORK May 11 A new problem confronted authorities today in their attempts to solve the mystery of the slaying of Ed ward Albert Ridley eccentric 88 year old real estate dealer and his secretary Lee Weinstein The two men were found beaten to death in Ridleys subbasement office on the lower east side yester day and police still are without clews in the mystery The new problem is will filed today containing a bequest of to the secretary only if Weinstein were alive when Ridley died Otherwise the was to revert to the residue which is di vided among grandnieces and grand nephews in Bequests The size of the estate was not estimated but specific bequests contained in the will totaled Police hunted for some hint of an enemy an enemy with a hatred so great that it would leave the 88 year old eccentric dead on the floor of his officeiwith his beard torn out by the roots his head crushed and an ear torn away The bodies of Ridley and his sec retary were found yesterday after noon Weinstein 44 years old had been snbti cwerei found 3f Bobber yVifo Robbery was not the motive De tectives announced that with cer tainty today The old safe in the office had not been touched nor had any papers and the pockets of the two men had not been rifled Perhaps some tenant of Ridley properties Ridley was reputedly wealthy may have gone to the of fice a damp glaom cubbyhole 35 feet under the street level at 63 Allen street and sought to avenge some fancied wrong Detectives worked today upon that theory It was the only lead that suggested itself Follows Previous Murder The doublemurGer appeared as unsolvable as the murder In the same weird setting two years ago of Herman Moench Moench was 65 years old He had been Ridleys sec retary and assistant for half a cen tury His body lay undiscovered more than an hour with his employer but a few yards away The body had slid from the chair at the secre tarys desk Ridley made the discov ery of the murder when he tripped over the feet of the dead man Those who saw the old man arrive at his office year after year at the same hour each morning and de part at the same time each after noon told of his eccentricities He wore rubbers and an overcoat ha bitually whatever the season and he carried an umbrella no matter how pleasant the day Some said the Turn a Fflfre S Column 4 CHILE EXPECTED TO BE NEUTRAL Declaration Would Cut Off Bolivia From Outside Supplies SANTIAGO Chile May 11 Chile was expected today to declare neutrality in the war between Para guay and Bolivia in cooperation with Argentina Brazil and Peru Indications were the announce ment would specify closing of inter national railroads for war supplies Chilean railroads are the main means of prompt communication between Bolivia and the outside world MacNider Successor to Take Over Post at Ottawa Next Sunday OTTAWA May 11 Delano Robbins who succeeds Col Hanford MacNider as United States minister to Canada will arrive here Sunday and will present his creden tials to the governorgeneral Tues day Mr Robbins la a cousin of President Roosevelt and was for merly chief of the protocol division of the state department In Wash ington GERMANY HOLDS UP ACCEPTANCE OFTARIFFTRUCE Effort Made to Impress Leaders With Need for Haste LONDON May 11 manys unwillingness to give prompt assent to the draft tariff truce text has definitely delayed the formal acceptance and the passing on to other governments or the world economic armistice project German assent has been expected last evening and again this fore noon hut when the German reply finally was received after a noon meeting of the cabinet of the reich in Berlin it was to the effect that the German government would need more time to study the proposals An effort was made here to im press German quarters with the necessity of immediate action and it was understood similar pressure would be brought to bear at Wash ington Have Delayed Before The tenor of the German reply was it was understood that Britain and America had taken their time about evolving the truce formula and the reich could not be rushed precipitately into an agreement In American quarters it was un derstood that while the formal re plies bl o ther gdv arntn ehts have not reyeTwere ing held in abeyance pendiugr the ac tion of the reiclii The attitude of the German rep resentatives led to cancellation of a meeting of the organizing com mittee of the world economic con ference which had been scheduled for this afternoon At this meeting the truce was to have been formally accepted and proclaimed Hope for Speed In both British and American quarters hope was expressed that acceptance would be received in time to hold the postponed meeting tomorrow morning or afternoon but the Americans admitted frankly they did not know when the dele gates would be able to meet Lacking further instructions from Washington it is the intention of Norman H Davia President Roose velts negotiator to remain in Lon don until the truce has been for mally accepted This afternoon he went golfing There was nothing else to be done so far aa the armistice was con cerned until Berlin had spoken its mind Plan for London Parley WASHINGTON May 11 American preparations for the world economic conference are now centered on definite discussion of the best ways of procedure at Lon don to insure quick action and pre vent a long drawn out and incon clusive gathering Views on this subject are being exchanged with Dr H j n 1 m a r Schacht representative of the Ger man government and other states men sent here for conversations with President Roosevelt In official circles the opinion has been formed that a stabilization of the pound and the dollar at about their present ratio would establish a sound basis for action at London Efforts Unsuccessful Efforts to hit upon a specific ratio during the visit of Prime Min ister Ramsay MacDonald and his British colleagues were unsuccess ful but they have not been aban doned The end of the parade of distin guished visitors to Washington to pave the way for the world parley is now in sight Conversations with Schacht are nearly over Alberto J Pani Mexicos secretary of the treasury who is particularly inter ested in International action to lift the price of silver was expected to talk to the president today Also continuing are discussions with T V Soong Chinese finance minister Japanese Brazilian and Chilean delegates are yet to come Taking on Weight at Reforestation Camp FORT KNOX Ky May 11 Fifty men picked at random were weighed when they Joined the fed eral reforestation camp here Twen tyeight days later they were weighed again and their average gain was 11 pounds Found nend in Car CEDAR RAPIDS May 11 Frank Shebctka of Solon was found dead In his car north of Ely The death was pronounced suicide FREED FROM JAIL MBS K GANDHI Indian Leaders Wife Free on 4th Day of His Fast Mahatmas Doctor Surprised at Rapid Decline in Gandhis Health IndlayMay 31X was im prisonment Feb 8 because of her participation In the campaign of civdl disobedience against the gov ernment was unconditionally re leased today the fourth day of her husbands scheduled fast of three weeks The personal physician of the Mahatma expressed surprise and disappointment at the rapid decline in the health of the nationalist leader Mrs Gandhi was imprisoned on charges that she had not paid rev enue due to the government Non payment of taxes is one of the items in the civil disobedience cam paign NORTH ACCUSED AS RINGLEADER OF FARM RIOTS Civil Court Convenes as Martial Law Lifts in Northwest Iowa DENISON May 11 two were formally charged with conspiracy and contempt of court today in connection with riots at the Joseph Shields farm mortgage fore closure sole two weeks ago True informations drawn up by County Attorney Andrew Bell were read this morning before Judze Homer A Fuller of Mount Ayr by Chief Justice r W Kindlg of the Iowa supreme ourt to hear the cases Frank North 46 Vail alleged ingleaders in the riots was m a separate information while the other 21 were named in blanket charges Ask Bonds 6 PERSONS ARE HURT IN CRASH Manager of Lumber Yard at Northwood Musicians Are Injured Six persons were injured when two automobiles crashed on the highway about two miles south of Manly about 8 oclock Wednesday evening according to a report from the sheriffs office The accident occurred about 120 yards north of the concrete bridge Elmer J Johnson manager of the Northwood Lumber company and driver of one of the machines re ceived severe cuts and bruises which prevented his return to work Thurs day but which are not considered serious On Way to Dance The five occupants of the other car members of a Negro band from Omaha on the way to play at a dance at Northwood were all more or less cut and bruised one of them severely Their names are Lloyd Hunter driver of the car Dave Alexander Dave Flnney Paul Hayes and Clar ence Grey The crash occurred as two cars loaded with members of the orches tra were driving north according to the story told by orchestra mem bers to officers Dodge to Shoulder The driver of the first car saw the Northwood machine and dodged to the shoulder of the road and the second northbound car and the south bound car crashed according to the story Both machines were demolished In the crash and were later towed to a Manly garage Members of the orchestra re turned to Mason City and reported to the police station where deputy sheriffs and a federal officer an swered the call By the time officers arrived Johnson had been removed by other motorists lownn liy Bull CEDAR RAPIDS May 11 Fay Boyles 29 was in a hospital after being brought from Manches ter where he had been gored bv a bull ch set tne bonds at tor the conspiracy count and 51000 for contempt of court The civil court convened at 9 a m following the lifting of mar tial law which hai been in effect here since April 28 Preliminary hearings were set for May 15 Besides North the men charged were Ralph Neater 40 QllddenW H Meyer 54 Raymond Brick 33 HefiryJiSegebart 46 all o Vail FritzBlume Herman C Blume 33 Charles Speck 53 and George Foderberg all of Denison Plan Mass Trial L L Nelson 32 James Michael 62 Cyrus Tague 31 George Tietsort 26 and A J Johnson 43 all of Woodbine Carl C Carlson 53 Harlnn James Chew 45 Logan James Hawn 02 Lester Hardy 51 and Louis B Cooper 46 all of Dun lap and Anton Dougaard 40 R C Cooper 40 and B E Cooper 50 all of Onawa A mass trial will be held for this group while North will be tried separately officials said The men were arrested by Iowa national guardsmen who have been on duty here since the riot Many Jthors were arrested and later re leased after inquiry by a military court failed to establish their con nection with the riots Civil Courts Reopened LE MARS May 11 law was officially lifted in Plym outh county today reestablishing the power of civil courts Judge Earl Peters of Clarinda appointed to hear trials of men in volved in the abduction and mal treatment of Judge c C Bradley conferred with Bradley and Assist ant Atty Gen Leon Powers today preparatory to filing of true infor mations against the attackers Five alleged dealers were ex pected to face charges of conspir acy to do great bodily injury to the jurist while others will be charged with conspiracy with intent to as sault Twenty of the prisoners who have been held here were returned to Primghar last night to await trial there for storming the OBrien county courthouse in an attempt to break up a foreclosure sale Will Rogers CHICAGO May looking at the great Chicago worlds fair which opens two weeks from Saturday I am the first rube to visit it I know you will say whats it all about and why dont they pay their teachers Well I am just like you about the teachers but this fair is just an association and its not the city itself doing it I do think it would be a generous thing if it did make any money and the teachers hadnt been paid by then to cut them in on it This fair is a tremendous thing it would take me a week to tell you about it Its exactly what everybody needs people been sitting at home grouching at each other for three years now dont think we have outgrown the fair stage In the days when we were a great nation we enjoyed cm Now you can see the whole thing for 50 cents and the way this Roosevelt is going by then we will have the 50 cents Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 HcNausht Syndicate BOMBER FLIES IHandbiUs Warn Chinese Not to Resist Japan PEIPING May 11 A Japa nese bombing plane roared over this the forbidden city today and from it rained handbill warnings of war Chinese machine gunners opened fire but the plane at a safe height completed its mission and flew away Our army said the handbills takes pity on your ignorant sol diers and delivers this solemn com mand Cease opposing the Japanese and rfanchukuans Break away from Marshal Chiang KaiShek Will Repeat Tragedy If the Chinese fall to heed the solemn command the warning aid then The tragedy of Kupeikow will iccur in Pelping and in Tientsin The import of that was clear inough to the two million residents f this city There were many cas ualties at Kupeikow The Marshal Chiang referred to a virtual dictator of the Chinese lational government Fellow Asiatics was the saluta lon of the handbills Since we all the same language and belong o the same race it continued we should live and prosper together Why should we slaughter each oth er Causes Much Concern If Chiang KaiShek continues to be violent and falls to repent his error it is feared that tragedy will befall Peiping and Tientsin The height at which the plane flew made futile the fire of the ma chine guns manned by policemen jut though its flight was high and only bombardment was of hand bills the bomber created much con tern Reports Agreement Near on PublicWorks Program Wagner Says Bill Help Idle Will Go 2 EFFORTS MADE TO RETURN BABY Says He Knew How Boy Was Killed and Who Got WASHINGTON May 11 W laston B Means told a jury in the Mstrlct of Columbia supreme court oday that the kidnapers of the indbergh baby made two unsuc cessful attempts to deliver the child in Wash ington on March 8 1032 a week after he was tak en from his par ents1 home Naming the kidnapers 03 Wellington Hen derson head of the communist third Internation ale in this coun try and Irving Meiins Penton Means said Henderson told him the baby md been taken to the Georgetown lome of Colonel M Robert Guggen ieim a friend of Lindbergh and that Guggenheim had refused to ac cept the baby This occurred Henderson was CL to navc Deported after the child had been taken to Mrs Mc Leans Maryland home Farview only to find she was not there Tried for Fraud Means is on trial for consniracv to Setraud Mrs Evaiya Lean In a ransom hoax In doiultc tlon with The accused tied in the reference to Guggenheim with testimony giv en earlier in the trial by Guggen heim to the effect that he had seen a man with a baby in his arms leaving the front porch of his home ana entering a taxicab containinga woman passenger Earlier Means testified to a series of events which Tje said put him in touch with Henderson and who he named as having disclosed the kidnaping to him He had then Interested Mrs McLean in for the CmM Denies Directed Verdict He testified Rfter Justice ODon oglnie overruled defense motions seeking a directed verdict in favor of the defendants and to strike out the testimony of various prosecu tion witnesses J Edgar Hoover director of the bureau of investigation of the de partment of justice declined to com ment on Means statement Means said after readingof the Lindbergh kidnaping he con vinced the two hart committed the crime He said later he got in touch with Henderson who told him the original kidnaping plot had been to capture Colonel Lindbergh and hold him for half a million dollars ran som To Show Criminals Henderson said he wanted Colonel Lindbergh kidnaped in order to show criminals all over the coun try how easy It was to hold prom inent men for ransom Means re lated He said he wanted hundreds of kidnaping to spring up all over the country Henderson said that the bnby was hidden in a dugout user by bootleggers as a storing place for whisky Means added He said the man told him that Violet Sharpe a nurse In the house hold of the late Senator Morrow Lindberghs fatherinlaw had kept the kidnapers informed regarding Lindberghs movements to President WASHINGTON May 11 Senator Wagner DN Y said to day that virtual grecmcnt had been reached on the public works program bill to which will be add ed provisions for a measure of In dustrial control and that the bill probably would be presented to the president later in the day He told newspapermen the in dustrial control section provides for voluntary agreements by indus try on production hours of labor wages and has authority for gov ernment control to force recalcl trarC minorities Into line Approved by Agency The agreements would be ap proved by a government agency and antitrust laws would be set aside to permit certain industrial combinations The New Yorker was one of a group which conferred yesterday at the white house on the measure and was named on a committee to reach agreement on conflicting ideas It was understood that a tax is contemplated to raise funcla for the 53300000000 public works section of the bill but there was no indi cation what form the levy would take Home Loan Bill Senator Wagner went to the white house this morning as one of a group to confer with the presi dent on the pendinghome loan bill Forced by Iemocriits An attempt last night by demo cratic insurgents in the house to put the party on record against any relaxation of the antitrust laws failed after two hours of hitter at tack The caucus forced by 29 demo crats under the leadership of Rep resentative Shanon of Missouri end resentative Shannon of Missouri end animously adopted expressing con fidence in the leadership and pat riotism of President Roosevelt 25000 VETS TO RECEIVE WORK WASHINGTON May 11 President Roosevelt today modified the reforestation program to per mit the enrollment of 25000 unem ployed Worltl war veterans IOWA WEATHER prolialiln Thursday night and Friday nlightly warmer In west portion Friday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 2i hour period ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday Lmvftsf In Night 4S At 8 A M Thursday 48 Precipitation 17 ol an Inch   

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