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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home H v it L o E a H i v t M 4 t rc Of IOWA oes THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 16 1933 TOIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 218 Senate Not So Bad Yet Wagner and Borah Debate Compares With Old Days By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON June 16 Many argue that the makeup of the senate at present can in no way compare with the senates of the no longer is that body graced by the statesmen and mental giants of past periods Which may or may not be true But those who listened to the debate between Wagner of New York and Borah of Idaho on the c o n s t i t utional WILLIAM E BORAH phases of the presidents industrial recovery bill must have been forced to admit that at least some sem blance of the golden days of states manship still remains Climax of Career For Wagner the industrial recov ery bill was the climax of his sena torial career to date He had more to do with drafting the bill than anyone else It represented much for which he has striven so hard since he first came to the senate Unemployment has been the New York senators pet target in his at tack on the depression Others have concerned themselves about this questiohfrom time to time but for him it has been at alj times a prob lem of paramount concern ROOSEVELT LAUNCHES PROGRAM Gold Standard Countries Demand Stabilization Thus when the bill was reported to the senate it was noj enough for him merely to explain in abroad sense the various provisions He went into great detail and what was more important he took up the constitutional phases of the lion i Left Bench for Senate Wagner left the bench to come to the senate and those who listened to his speech were strongly re of that fact Some have out that hia argument along tile rrGQuiiterrargumenta ii of classed as a supreme courLbrief The whole argument centered around the question of whether the industrial recovery bill permits busi ness to operate in accordance with the real intent of the antitrust laws WORLD PARLEY AWAITING WORD FROM AMERICA French Disappointed at Woodin Claim U S Is Not Pledged By DEWITT MCKENZIE LONDON June 16 world economic conference after important meetings of its monetary and economic commissions today decided virtually to mark time on the major problems over the week end pending definite word regard ing Washingtons attitude toward currency stabilization The gold standard countries it was said in French quarters do not intend to budge until approval of a stabilization project has been re ceived from the American adminis tration French delegates and their fol lowers expressed keen disappoint ment over Secretary Woodins an nouncement in Washington that the Wagners contention was thatit did Borah was gloomily not so sure Favorites of Both Court decisions of Chief Justice Hughes and Justice Brandeis were paraded before the senate by WagI had been settled when they conced DELEGATES SIT UP LONDON June 16 the midst of solemn deliberations by the economics commission of the world economic conference today the chairman Premier Colljn of the Netherlands an nounced that 4 pounds 10 shil lings had been found and that have them by applying to him The delegates7 many of whom previously had slumped in their seats promptly sat up United States government had not agreed to any currency stabilization proposals which are understood to have been considered by French American and British financial leaders Question Settled The French indicated they had thought the stabilization question ner Those of Justice Brandeis were favorites of both Senators listened eagerly aa the battle went on That debate seems certain to be pointed to from now on as one of the classics of the senate There was at least one thing lacking however The late Tom Walsh of Montana admittedly one of the greatest of constitutional lawyers in the senate should have been a participant to make the scene complete Lowell Decision on Negro Case Reversed BOSTON June 16 Uni ted States circuit court of appeals today reversed the decision of Fed eral Judge James A Lowell in granting a writ of habeas corpus to George Crawford a Negro which would have prevented Crawfords return to Virginia to face a murder charge U S Calls for Bids Upon Public Building WASHINGTON June 16 The administration approved plans today to call for bids on 000 of public building 45 days from now in addition to a like amount on which bids are now being aought AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Money aint everthing The rich can eat at swell places but all their money wont buy chicken gravy like I make ed the chairmanship of the mone tary commission to James M Cox second in command of the United States group It had been reported that plans were afoot to stabilize the Ameri can dollar at between to to the British pound In a formal statement given out in Washington last night and re ceived here this morning the Am erican secretary of the treasury said that the discussions in London regarding stabilization must be exploratory only and any agree ment on this subject will be reach ed in Washington not elsewhere Bankers in Session In the meantime British French and American bankers are meeting in London to study the problem and it was reliably stated that they are expected to reach a decision in two or three days With the conference facing this fresh impasse the American dele gates were standing pat on their in formal denial that an agreement had ben reached on stabilization and were awaiting instructions from Washington From British official sources to day there also came a denial that an agreement had been reached for stabilization of the pound dollar ex change The1 American delegation receiv ed further appointments to the im portant commissions this morning Named on Commission Senator Key Pittman of Nevada and Senator Jnmea Couzens of Michigan were named on the mone tary commission with Mr Cox Ralph W Morrison of Texas and Representative Sam D McReynolds of Tennessee were appointed to the economic commission Secretary of State Hull did not desire a place on either as at present he is a mem ber of the steering committee and he does not expect to stay in Lon don throughout the conference The main interest of the big par ley the delegation chairmen having finished outlining their govern ments views on economic rehabili tation centered in the monetary committees discussions Prime Minister MacDonald of Great Britain president of the con ference sat beside the aggressive former Governor of Ohio as Mr Cox opened the proceedings First Act of Business The first act of business was to announce the committee on com mittees to be composed of officers of the monetary committee together with representatives of Great Brit Tarn lo Pare 2 Column 4 Mattern Still Unreported Since His Siberian Hopoff Gas Supply Gone on Thursday Night NOME Alaska June 16 Sparsely settled northlands or the Bering sea today held the fate of Jimmie Mattern round the world flyer unreported since leaving the Siberian coast two days ago On the ninth and most difficult leg of his solo world flight Mat terns gas supply had he remained in the air would have been ex hausted by p m CST last night Along the 2500 mile hop from Khabarovsk Siberia no ship or laud settlement had reported sighting him In Fine Shape While searching plans were held in abeyance today because of the frequency with which lost planes have turned up in Alaska aviation men recalled that he had said be fore leaving Khabarovsk several days ago on his first attempt to reach Alaska that his plane was in fine shape No severe storms had faced him on the PostGatty trail over which the globe girdling record Wiley Post and Harold flown two years ago this month landing at Solomon beach 40 miles cast of here He also had received the advice of Boris Lukhu experi encer soviet flyer before leaving Khabarovsk and he gained experi ence in Alaskan flying two years ago Ice Main Danger The main danger which faced Mattern was the formation of ice on his wings if he flew through cloud banks orfog With the tem perature near freezing hisplane would have been forced down quickly He left Khabarovsk at p m EST Wednesday after having been forced back after eight hours in the air two days previously Moscow Not Alarmed MOSCOW June 16 here had heard nothing early today of Jimmie Matterns progress since he left Khabarovsk Siberia on the transPacific leg of his world flight but they said they were not unduly alarmed yet It was pointed out they are ac customed to long delays in commun ication from the east when the American aviator started on his second transocean attempt Wednes day night reports were that he would encounter better weather than on his previous start Wife Grows Anxious WALLA WALLA Wash June 6 anxiety of Mrs Jimmie Mattern increased today as no word came concerning her husband dar ing round the world flyer We flyers wives never give up hope she said but hes been un reported such a long time now Her vigil begun nearly two weeks ago at the home of a sister when her husband took off from New York has found her previous ly confident at all times of his abil ity to pull through 1 You must let me know the first minute you hear anything she said over a telephone WALLACE WHEAT PLAN COMPLETE Set to Announce Program for Process Taxes and Acreage Cuts WASHINGTON June 16 apt Secretary Wallace intends to an nounce late today his program for levying processing taxes and acre age reduction for wheat The announcement was to be made at a press conference begin ning at p m Tomorrow he will make the an nouncement of his cotton progrram which will include provision for re tirement of large areas now planted to the crop and operation of an op tion pool in which 2500000 bales of government owned cotton will fig ure It was said authoritatively he has made no change in the program decided upon recently for putting maximum processing taxes into ef fect this summer This program has been approved by President Roosevelt Dies of Skull Frnctnre KIMBALLTOWN June 16 UPV Funeral arrangements were being made today for Hans C Hansen 58 who died yesterday of a fractured skull suffered Monday night when a car he was driving hurtled into a ditch Will Rogers BEVERLY HfLLS Cal June I had a tough time communicating with you all to day I first wrote one demand ing the other 90 per cent of the debts Then I got to thinking that maybe we better grab the 10 per cent before they changed their minds So I just finally de cided that Roosevelt would just have to handle it alone I refuse to enter into it A debt argument is just like a religious one its a mighty good thing to stay out of Every bodys mind is made up already When that little New England Yankee Calvin Coolidge said They hired the money didnt they he covered all the ground Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1933 McNaught Syndicate 2 Iowa Children Drowned Bodies of Victims Found Girl at Forest City Loses Life in Attempt to Catch Two Iowa children met death late Thursday from drowning They were Helland G Forest Dorothy City Jack Biegler 12 Sioux City The Helland girl daughter of Mr and Mrs Art Helland Forest City was drowned when she started to wade after some ducks Dr H F Thompson Winnebago county coroner investigated and stated the drowning was accidental Funeral services will be held at oclock Sunday afternoon at the Lutheran church The girl was walking along the shore of Winnebago river near pickerel bend northwest of Forest City when she met Charles Kem ble 8 son of Mrs Marion Smith She saw some tame ducks swim ming in the river and thinking the water was shallow said she was going to catch them Boy Calls Aid As soon as she stepped off the shore however she went into water which was up to a mans shoulder The Kembie boy tried to help her and pushed a stick toward her which she was unable to see Then he ran for his mother who was about a quarter of a mile away He had to cross five fences on the way Mrs Smith called to her neigh bors and Russell Murphy and Robert Snipps ran to the river and started a search for the girls body Mrs Russell Murphy sent in an alarm and summoned the sheriff Sheriff Jack Johnston and his dep uty Orvil Anderson found the body caught in roots of stumps near where sne had stepped into the water No Inquest Held Artificial respiration was futile The body had been In the water about 20 minutes It was found about oclock No inquest will be held Two sisters of the girl had started for her at about the time she was drowned The victims father Is a laborer It was about in this same place that the Stueland boy was drowned last summer The Biegler boys body was re covered from the municipal swim ming pool at Lewis park Morning side He was the son of Mr and Mrs J F Biegler Civil War Veteran Proves Hes Never Too Old for Love TULSA Okla June 16 Lawrence Michaelis 93 Civil war veteran enjoyed bus riding with Mrs Susie Knowles 59 a widow about Tulsa He telephoned his daughter Mrs Ellen Cleveland who had reported him missing from SapuJpa 15 miles on the way to Mexico and said I bought a used car and we came here and got married Were on our way south ROOSEVELT GOT WHAT HE ASKED CONGRESS TO DO Touch of Unruliness Is Noted During Closing Sessions By SAM BLEDSOE WASHINGTON June 16 Almost without exception the things done by the congress just ended were the things Franklin D Roosevelt wanted done In the closing days there was a familiar touch of unruliness on the hill an uprising which brought compromise on veterans legisla tion and delay in adjournment But the record already had been writ ten From the first day of the special session March 9 until congress quit it was dominated by the white house a domination so complete that it is without parallel in peace times Asked for Advice Senators and representatives were called in for advice from time to time They aided in shaping Im portant legislation or rather a few of them did But the plans were made at 1600 Pennsylvania avenue already drawn in many instances before congressional leaders heard about them A combination of circumstances brought this about among them anii the democratic majority in con gress One factor was the Roosevelt per sonality The president has shown a faculty for saying no without arousing resentment for composing differences and meeting men with a friendliness which influenced their attitude toward his proposals Shows Independence On the other hand he manifested his independence by choosing some of his most intimate advisors out side congress and party ranks Some legislators liked it none too well but all they did was to make an occasional satirical reference to the brain trust Long before the president told congress flatly he had a veto ready if there were further liberalization of veterans compensation reduction law he had proved he could be just as insistent and unyielding as men who grew red in the face over fun damental differences Essentially however the Roose velt strategy has been one of per Euaslon though congress has been so willing that a threat sufficed in most instances The president has demonstrated too that he could change tactics quickly to reach a desired objective Succession of Reports Once at a press conference he smilingly told newspapermen that he was like a quarterback who knows what he wants to do but whose choice of the next play de pends upon the success of the last one Prior to March 4 there was a succession of reports that the pres identelect hoped there would be no necessity for a special session and that he would have time to study the situation and draw his program before congress met He took the oath of office at a time when almost every bank in the country was closed He had to do something about it and it was ap parent he intended to in his inaug ural promise of direct and vigorous action Even so it is doubtful that Mr Roosevelt then envisioned the se quence of measures which became law before the middle of June Messages of March The days in March on which re quests were made for legislation show the swift succession March 9 emergency banking bill March 10 the economy measure March 14 the beer bill March 16 the farm bill March 21 civilian conservation corps March 29 securities regula tion act Others followed until on May 17 the president launched the revolu tionary Industrial control public works proposal Naturally the question arises How did he find time for all that The simplest and most complete answer is that he worked three quarters around the clock He be gan early in the morning He quit late at night Begins With Conferences A typical Roosevelt day began with conferences while he brcak to Fdgo 2 Cbomn HOME LOAN BILL BECOMES LAW SIGNS 3 ACTS AS CONGRESS GETS READY TO LEAVE Mns Fight on Veterans Economy Just Before Adjournment SUMMARY ON PAGE 13 President Roosevelt is shown signing the homo loan bill at the white house one of his last acts before adjournment of congress Stand ing arc left to right W F Stevenson chairman of the home loan bank board Representative William F Brunner of New York Senator Jo seph T Robinson of Arkansas and T D Webb Associated Press Roosevelts Vacation to on President Gets Ready to Start on Sailing Cruise WASHINGTON June 16 President Roosevelt happily ordered his bags packed with old sweaters and a slicker today for a sailing cruise tip the North Atlantic coast By special train he leaves the capital tonight for the coast of Massachusetts A brief stop is planned tomorrow at Grotou school near Boston to sea his son Frank lin Jr Then motoring on to Mar ion he expects to be aboard the trim schooner Amberjack II by nightfall Meantime today he called for pens to sign into law the last batch of bills from the adjourned con gress Signs Last Bills He hnd invited the successful congressional leaders to be with him for the signing of the 0000001 public works and industrial supervision plan the GlassSteagall bank reform measure the railroad reorganization program the 600000000 appropriation for the public works and industrial plan ning and the 650000000 appropri ation for independent offices in cluding his compromise for veterans allowances which withstood a des perate senate attack in the closing days Then final conferences were in order to get his administrators at work on the big new jobs Two weeks hence he Intends to be back directing the antidepres sion campaign in person Works In Bed Mr Roosevelt was sitting up in bed working over his stamp collec tion when Stephen T Early a sec retary informed him shortly after one this morning that congress had adjourned A moment later his light was switched out after orders to be called early for a plunge in the pool On Saturday morning he expects to start the Amberjack II sailing toward Campo Bello Island barely across the Canadian border from Maine Here is his mothers sum mer cottage He hopes to make up the days lost from the late adjourn ment of congress and arrive at his goal on scheduled 28 James his eldest son and two friends will assist him in the open seas sailing as far as Portland There on June 22 he will change crews and his two youngest sons Franklin and John will join James in the family cruise up the rock bound coast Wallace Calls Dairy Meeting for Monday WASHINGTON June 16 Secretary Wallace today called a conference for Monday June 26 of representatives of ail dairy Inter ests to negin drafting a program for the application of the farm adjust ment act TO IGNORE WAGE SLUSH DEMANDS Leader Attend Emergency Act CHICAGO June 16 men for the million union workers on Americas 201 class 1 railroads declared today they would ignon the demands of their employers fo a 22 per cent slice in wages to replace a temporary reduction in effect at present Sentiments of the employes were expressed at a conference of the Railway Labor Executives associa tion comprised of the 21 unions having contracts with the railroads The conference was called to con sider the emergency railway act expected to become effective soon Roads Not Serious Many of the union leaders de clared they did not consider the railroads to be serious in the wage slice demand Others declared they hellcvcd the railroads would take cognizance of demands that they be patriotic and go along with President Roosevelts program of maintaining wages The railroads however in de manding the reduction yesterday declared themselves united 100 per cent in the demand and stated they would make no concessions Alexander F Whitney president of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and chairman of the Labor Executives association de clared the unions would not recog nize the demands in any way not even so far as to attend the wage conference requested by the roads for July 12 Need No Conference The present 10 per cent deduc tion to which it is now suggested a 12 Vi per cent cut he added expires at midnight Oct 31 he said At that time wages go back to a 100 per cent basis under existing agree ments which do not call for any conference on the matter Whitney said only a few unions had received notification of the de sired cut He Indicated that if any formal consideration would be given to the demand it would not be until all the unions had been notified Firemen Drag River at Dubuque to Find War Veterans Body DUBUQUE Juno 16 firemen are dragging the river here today for a suicide victim believed to have been Herbert L McConn a Nebraska World war veteran A note dated Chicago June 8 was found in the mans clothing on the river bank My reason for wanting to die the note said is that I can see nothing for me in the future but a life of beggary and charity My only request is that the United States bank at Omaha be notified of my death as they can collect from the veterans bureau the money they loaned me on my bonus certificate the note con cluded WASHINGTON June 16 resident Roosevelt moved his re overy program into broad opera on today with the signing of the inal emergency powers sent to him y congress in the closing hours arly this morning Smiling and determined he ap iroved in quick succession three ills which gave him great com mand over the nations industry and atlroads and public works and put m the statute books a drastic re ision of banking The keystone of the emergency industrial control bill signed with a statement ask ng wholehearted cooperation of industry labor and every citizen f the nation Called Most Important The president termed it the most mportant and far reaching legisla tion congress has ever enacted Jobs for hundreds of thousands of men are contemplated under the 53300000000 public works provi sion Mr Roosevelt turned from the formalities of signing the powerful legislation in the presence of the congressional leaders to summon the aides who have been arranging to get theprogram going at once Victoryfor president Lne niinds fiy fore Mr Roosevelt set out1 t for weeks vacation cri The Roosevelt congress a mighty legislative program national recovery adjourned at oclock this after chalking up a final notable victory for the president Its last act was accepting of his terms on expenditures for veterans thus safeguarding the presidents economy program which lops off lundreds of millions to achieve bal ance of the budget Fights to IjiBt The senate fought to the last the same fight that had held up ad ioummcnt since last Saturday but Jlocked by the utter refusal of the TOUSC to accept an enlargement of spending for exsoldiers it gave in voted 45 to 36 to take the com promise offered by the administra tion passed the Inde pendent offices appropriation bill and adjourned The house that had lingered Idly through the night quit too after cheering and yelling applause at a last minute letter from the presi dent Thanked y Roosevelt In it he thanked senators and representatives for making pos sible on the broad average a more sincere and wholehearted coopera tion between the legislative and ex ecutive branches of the United States government than has been Witnessed by the American people In many a long year That modest sentence covered a record which has no parallel in American history every major re quest by the president some for power greater than ever given an executive in peace time and perhaps in war had been granted The con gress had stuck almost exclusively to the presidents own program It had done its work with unex ampled speed adjourning within a week of the date on which he pro posed that it go home and that de spite a gruelling fight on the Issue that has smashed all economy pro grams In the for veter ans Brings Harsh Words This last fight brought hnrsh words to the senate even In the closing hour The debate had been concluded the compromise accepted and the last bill passed when Sen i Tttrn fo 1ajre 2 Column 3 IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Friday night and Saturday Slightly warm er in the east and south por tions Friday night and in the extreme enst portion Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum as Minimum fn Night 10 At 8 A JL 11   

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