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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                CO it i L o M K n 3 M 5 Aft f OF IOWA MO IKES North Iowas Edited for the Home THK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COP7 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 20 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO BECTIONB SECTION ONE NO 221 Big Change in Lineup Independents Show Old Form Just at Close By HERBERT FLUMMER WASHINGTON June 20 The last minute revolt in the senate against the reduction in compensa tion to veterans may have knock ed into a cocked hat some of the outside impres sions as to the lineup in the changed political front on capitol It co ncerned that group of in dependent repub licans led by Senator George Norris and al though the pres idents program GEORGE NHNORRIS won out in the end there were live ly momenta before this result en sued During all the previous trying and protracted experiences of the ad ministration one might have got the Impression that this group was about the only tranquil one in Washington Unusual for Them It was unusual for these indepen dents too Ordinarily the indepen dents in congress are the tempestu ous ones that bring grief to those in authority Of course its true that Young Bob LaFoliette of Wisconsin broke loose for a while during the senates investigation of the house of Mor gan He endeavored to prove to the senate tiat apart of the opposition to the proposed St Lawrence Wa terway was linked up with the Mor gan list of favored investors Bui there were lew such departures As Some Saw It Political observers in I the capital thought they had explanations for their tranquility Somebelieved it was because many of them hfd bached Roosevelt and thus had a independent republicans ahbuli raise a howl Werent they seeing many of the principles of govern merit for which they have fought so long being written into the law Those may or may not have been the reasons for the spirit of coop eration shown by that group toward the administration before the revol on veterans compensation Then They Balked But they did kick over the traces on that issue and in typical fashion If you can picture a man with the reputation for insurgency tha George Norris of Nebraska has to say nothing of every other membe of his group lined up in the same voting column with Old Guard ant various other republicans then you have it Perhaps the action of the inde pendents was just another affirma tion of the credo independent subscribed to by all in the group LOCAL VOTE ON REPEAL IS LIGHT U S Silver Proposal Receives Strong Support AMERICA WARNS THATITWILLNOT RETURN TO GOLD Pittman and Hull Much Encouraged at Hope of Success LONDON June 20 Key Pittmans monetary resolution the main purpose of which is the re habilitation of silver was the dom inant issue before the world econ omic conference today and received such support that both Secretary of State Cordell Hull and the senator later declared they were very much encouraged In connection with the discussion of this important resolution the American representatives made two vital points definitely clear1 That the resolution not only has the approval of the American dele gation but meets with the approv al of the president of the United States Must Be Convinced That the United States govern ment will not return to the gold standard until it is sure that standard will work The resolution was before the sub committee on permanent monetary affairs There was an interesting development when through the in tercession of Senator Pittman James P Warburg who is advising tie Americans in technical matters or Clara Zetkin Noted GeVman Communist and Feminist Dies MOSCOW June 20 Zetkin noted German feminist and communist died unexpectedly last night at a sanitorium at Arch angeiskoye near Moscow In an other month she would have been 76 years old ingfrom the floor althoughhe Is not a member of the committee It was Mr Warburg who told the committee bluntly that America xvould not accept the gold standarc again until certain that it was workable Answer to France Mr Warburgs declaration pre sumably was drawn out by the fact that France and other gold bloc na tions had immediately pounced On one clause of the Pittman resolu tion as giving them a chance to fur ther their drive to force America to revert to the gold standard and to stabilize exchange This is clause two which provides that gold shoud be reestablishec as the international measure of ex change values Viscount Hailsham Great Brit government which takes an attitude similar to that of America regardingtho return to vened and asked that this caluse be amended to leave it to each country Turn to Iage 10 Column 3 Bank at Fort Dodge Opens Depositors to Receive FORT DODGE June ing of the Fort Dodge National bank today which has been ap proved by federal officials will re lease to depositors Un conditional release of GO per cent of the deposits has been approved AUNT HET By Robert Quillen It looks like Janes got everthing for her kitchen now except a degree in elec trical engineering SPLANS NO STABILIZATION Settlement of Question to Depend on Developments Says Treasury WASHINGTON June 20 stabilization of currencies in the im mediate future is foreseen by the United States government The belief of the administration was expressed through the treasury today that the time had not yet ar rived to consider currency stabiliza tion and that the settlement th question would depend upon devel opments Conditions Satisfactory It was said conditions in thi country arc proceeding satisfactor ily without stabilization and tha by waiting until conditions read a more normal level the tru worth of various currencies coul be determined The explanation of the govern mentg attitude toward the question followed the treasurys announce ment yesterday that the American government could not consider en tering into an agreement at th London economic conference to sta bilize currencies except in light o solution of many other problem facing the conference No New Communication It was said that no further com munication regarding stabilization hadbeen received from the Arrieri con delegates and that the question remained just where it stood wit the United States unalterably op posed to singling out that qucstioi for immediate solution and leavinj other and more important problem to be solved later The question of stabilization I was said would be considered In this country when It was found nee cssary and until that time a hand off policy would be maintained PRESIDENTS PARTY ON VACATION CRUISE Members of President Roosevelts schooner party arc shown waving to friends ashore as they left Buz zards Bay Mass for vacation cruise to Campohcllo Island off the Maine coast The president Is shown at the wheel of the ship Associated Press Roosevelt Points Ship Toward Tip of Cape Cod Hopeful ofBreak Weather That Has ENROUTE WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AT SEA June 20 UP of a break in the weath er President Roosevelt again point ed his worthy little schooner toward the end of Cape Cod early today with Provincetown around the tip as his goal A late look at the skies indicated a southwest wind replacing the threatened noreaster which broke up yester days schedule and led the skipper president into Nantucket on an island out at sea Provincetown by tonight was al most necessary if Mr Roosevelt is going to reach his destination of CampBello island off the coast of Maine by June 28 Todays run is 85 miles and that is a iong stretch for a sailing vessel but the south west wind if it keeps up should help The elements are combining to give the president a real workout on the most unusual of presidential vacations but the weather ia all a part of it and he is taking it grin ning Refreshed by agood rest yester day afternoon and night in Nan tucket harbor Mr Roosevelt was again at the wheel as sails were hoisted before dawn there today Four Blind Men and Blind Girl Killed as Truck Goes Over Bank FRETJNDENSTADT Germany June 20 blind men and I one blind girl were killed and sev eral blind passengers were injured today when a truck carrying 41 blind inmates of the Heilbrown convent catapulted down an em bankment Says JRogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June 20 There aint but one way of these foreign princes or so called titled birds to prove it to Americans and that is for one of cm to marry a poor girl Then we will know ho is a prince For in all our story book reading the prince always mar ried the poor girl Mr Roosevelt went out on what he toped would be a quiet private cruise All that followed him was a battleship three coast guard cutters three ship loads of newspapermen and two cameramen Talk about a gos sipy old woman wanting to see and hear everything American newspapers make an amateur out of her for hanging on the back fence and peeping in the keyhole If I was him I would make a parachute jump sometime and see if I couldnt get a few sec onds of privacy Yours WILL Copyright 1633 JtcNatiRht Syndicate The Century of Progress Exposition A once in a lifetime event DONT MISS IT Select a good used car from the many bargains listed to day on the WANTAD PAGE ROBERT COUSINS DIES AT TIPTON Former Member of Congress From Iowa Well Known as Lecturer TIPTON June 20 G Coutins former Iowa representa tive In congress from the fifth dis trict and widely known lecturer died at his home here last nighi following an illness of several months duration Cousins was elected to the state legislature in 1883 served one term and then was elected county attor ney of Cedar county He was elect ed to congress from the Tifth dis trict in 1892 and held a seat in that body for the ensuing 16 years He refused to run for reelection in 1909 and turned his attention to lecturing He gave this up how ever a number of years ago anc has since devoted his time to study at his home here Funeral arrangements made by Mr Cousins several months ago call for delivery of a funeral ora tion by Mrs Mildred Y Phelps of West Branch and a prayer by the Rev O H Posten of Tlpton The funeral date has not been set Colfax Man Robbed in Home of COLFAX June 20 Withers retired railroad man was robbed of by two men who assaulted him at his home bound and gagged him and escaped in an automobile The money was hidden io the house Desperado Floyd Reported to Be Hired Assassin Notorious Pretty Boy Linked in Kansas City Massacre KANSAS CITY June 20 Whether Charles Pretty Boy Floyd who previously has kille officers because they had him cor nered has become a paid assassi was a question turned over in th minds of officers seeking to solv the slaying of five men here Satur day The name of the notorious Okla homa bank robber and murdere was drawn into the case when woman witness of the slaying o four officers and Frank Nash trai robber and escaped convict picke Floyds photograph as that of on of the killers A year ago Jack Dalton a for mer policeman was slain as he sa in a rural cabin playing cards A assassin shot through the window Police blamed a liquor war and soo received reports Floyd had execute the killing for a fixed sum Worker Gives Description A federal officer termed ver good the identification of Floyd b Mrs Lottie West Travelers Ai society worker who saw the massa ere in front of the union station Authorities have theorized the kill ers sought to liberate Nash a des perate character and killed him be cause they failed to recognize him The man with the machine gun appeared to be about 30 years of age round faced ruddy complexion wearing a dark blue suit with a white shirt nnd a turned down Pan ama hat Mrs West said I would think he weighed nearly 200 pounds Sheriff Thomas B Bash said the description fitted Floyd Says Weight Incorrect But just as in all cases where Floyds name is drawn into a crime there were those equally insistent he could have had nothing to do with it Thomas J Higgins chief of po lice detectives pointed to Mrs Wests estimate of the mans weight Floyd never has weighed much more than 155 pounds he said skeptically Officers have been informed Floyd came to Kansas City Friday night after releasing Sheriff William Jack Killingsworth of Polk coun ty who was kidnaped by the outlaw at Bolivar Victims Rites Held Funeral services were conducted here yesterday for two of the vic tims W J Grooms and Frank Her manson police detectives The others slain were Otto Reed McAl ester Okla chief of police and Raymond J Caffrey special agent of the federal bureau of investiga tion The widespread search for the slayers turned today to south Texas after W L Scott Corpus Christ plumber told officers two men in a muddy tancolored sedan bearing two machine guns had asked him the road to Brownsville MASON CITY HAS NEW HEAT MARK OF 99 DEGREES aeneral Relief Promised Midwest Northwest Wednesday By ASSOCIATED PIIESS By the book summer arrives in midafternoon Wednesday By the hermometer summer was here and lard at work Tuesday Quotations in mercury read like argain counter in the lineties through the southwest itates 90 at Chicago and still under oinginflation S5 at Indianapolis Across the states from sowth vest into the east the torrid weath er blew searing vegetation in many laces where rain was needed For clear cool weather the north east states were still a refuge but right at the gates of those common wealths the last hot breath of spring was felt Rising In Cleveland At Cleveland the midmorning temperature was 80 and the mer cury was on the up and up At Washington the weather wag still moderate but warming up after a cool snap Operations Are Harder Upon 400 Combination Ticket Wins But It Isnt Gambling LONDON June 20 standing doesnt count for much when it comes to surviving opera tions saya A Basil Rooke promi nent surgeon Generally speaking he says the higher the social status the worse the operative risk This he indicates is probably due to gen erations living under favorable conditions which interferes with the natural weeding out of the weaker element SHES NO GAMBLER KANSAS Henry Eyer bought a combination ticket at Riverside Park yesterday on La Manga The 4 year old filly won and Mrs Eyers Investment brought her 519320 Were you just taking a chance on a long shot she was asked I should say not Mrs Eyer re ilied indignantly Im from Ken ucky and know my horse flesh Pittsburgh shed another layer as the mercury took over the nineties A new1933 heat record set lit Minion City Tuesday after noo when the mercury climbed to 99 degrees INDOOIl GOLF the things Mrs Grace L Brand alleged in a divorce petition was that her hus band Francis would tee off in the parlor using a meat ball or a bis cuit for a golf ball section after a trial at 89 Monday One death was attributed to the heat in Pittsburgh The southwest where heat gets its start In life admitted it was hot Tuesday but claimed no particular credit for achieving the unusual Kansas City was a bit Mondays maximum was 84 Another Scorcher Another daj of scorching tem peratures was in prospect for parched regions of the middlcwest generally Tuesday but the weather man promised relief for some sec tions with cooling showers General relief was predicted for Wednesday Meanwhile the number of deaths attributed either directly or Indi rectly to the heat wave continued to mount while other reports told of crops that wilted under the blaz ing sun as the mercury soared to the near 100 degree mark from Ohio to Nebraska Promised Relief Sections promised relief Tuesday were upper Michigan northern Wisconsin northwestern Iowa east ern South Dakota and eastern Ne braska Indiana with eight deaths seven by drowning topped the list in the number of casualties Other states reported as follows Michigan six four by drowning Wisconsin four three by drowning and one due to a broken neck when a youth dived into shallow water Illinois two and Ohio two one in Cincinnati when a Negro rolled off a roof while asleep and was killed Warned to 1repare Worlds fair visitors at Chicago both saw and felt the temperature go to 96 and were warned to pre pare for similar weather Tuesday At Milwaukee it was 95 and Detroit recorded the same reading At 96 St Louis saw no prospects for relief today and expressed con cern over dying vegetation which has received no rainfall this month But In the southwest it was hot ter still and they liked it for it came as a boon to wheat harvesters Salina Kans reported a maximum temperature of 101 degrees Iowa Temperature Sonr DES MOINES June 20 Soaring temepratures again greeted lowans today as a hot summer sun shone from clear skies The mercury was expected to go well into the 90s before sundown Daniel J Quinn of DCS Moines machinist was overcome while at work yesterday His condition was reported as good In Algona Ferman Laing plum ber was overcome Monday Some relief was promised for northwestern Iowa for Wednesday A BACHELORS STORT ROBINSON Attor ney J Stanley Bradbury said he had discovered five or six reasons why he wished to remain a bach elor All of them came into his of fice They included Two sons gave their father a beating when he refused them a car A stepson threatened to kill his mother with a butcher knife Parents asked advice on how to keep their daughters home nights A woman complained her husband had beaten her but she didnt wish to have him arrested A husband complained his father inlaw had a young bride locked up at home and was waiting for him with a shotgun BALLOTING LESS THAN NORMAL IN MOST OF STATE Heaviest Vote Reported in Eastern Iowa Wet Stronghold Despite the heat Mason City vot ers continued to drift to the polls Tuesday to participate in the state wide election to determine Iowas attitude on the repeal of the eigh teenth amendment While the vote was light com pared with general elections it be came evident as the day wore on that efforts were being made by both wet and dry leaders to arouse voters from the general apathy over the question that has been discern ible the past few weeks By 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon close to 2000 voters had cast their ballots in the eight Mason City precincts This compares with some thing over 5000 for the correspond ing time of the day in the general election last fall when almost 10000 votes were cast in Mason City s The vote by precincts at 2 p m was as follows First ward first precinct 263 First ward second precinct 163 Second wnrd first prec 39K Second wnrd second prec 190 Third ward first prec 275 Third ward second prec Fourth word first prec 2fiO Fourth ward second prec 171 Total 1918 V ATI law east ia tie trefetp it1 v polls Is when fibrag rclfef rrtrte when indicated Child Drowns In Tank GRINNELL June 20 Yount 3 drowned in the watering tank in his farmyard His body was found shortly afterward Sentenced at Osopre OSAGE June Shaw and Bill Soy were given 15 days Jail sentences yesterday in default of Ines of for selling and conceal ing stolen property EARLY VOTE LIGHT URGES DELAY IN RAIL WAGE CUT Eastman in Conference With Management Committee of Carriers WASHINGTON June 20 Railroad management today re ceived a suggestion from adminis tration sources that proposed wage reductions be postponed Joseph B Eastman cooruinator of transportation conferred in an unofficial capacity this morning with the management committee of the carriers which Is handling a proposal for a permanent reduction of 22 2 per cent in railroad wages At the close of the conference Eastman indicated he had suggest ed to the railroad managers that the isitie be postponed Depend on Developments The course of events he said will depend on subsequent devel opments We had a most satisfactory con ference and there probably will be more meetings The wage situation was discuss ed from the management view point One of the questions consid ered was whether there should be a postponement of the issue At this time no information is possible af to what will occur Represents Roosevelt Eastman who become coordi nator of transportation on Satur day is understood to be represent ing President Roosevelt in the ne gotiations Eastman meets with the Railway Executives association this after noon to discuss the situation from labors viewpoint Drowned at Ottumwa OTTUMWA June 20 Coolidge 21 son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Coolidge was drowned yes terday evening in Little Cedar creek near the family home at Highland Center Young Coolidge went swim ming after work The body was found by other farm boys when he failed to return DES MOINES June 20 Voting was light curing the morn ing as lowans went to the polls to register their attitude on repeal of the eighteenth amendment In DCS Moines the vote at noon was 10 per cent below normal Other points in the state reported even a lighter vote A rush to the polls in the late af ternoon wag anticipated however The heaviest vote was recorded in the eastern part of the state repeal stronghold The vote in the city of Dubuque and Dyersville was fairly heavy up until noon Hcuvy In Davenport A rush of votes over noon and shortly before the polls close was expected in the county precincts Voting in Scott county and Dav enport was heavy at noon with in dications that approximately 20000 of the more than 31000 registered voters would have cast their bal lots by the time the polls close at 8 p m Fort Dodge reported a light vote and in Waterloo about 3600 votes had been cast at noon approxi mately onethird of the vote in the last city election and onefifth of the total last The rural vote was reported light with 323 at Wa verly as compared with 2000 last fall Few Farmers Vote The Wapello county vote was re ported light with an expectation of no more than 10000 votes cast against a total of 18000 in the No vember election Few farmers were reported to be voting during the morning and leaders of local dry forces declared they expected them later in the day At Cedar Rapids voting began briskly early in the morning but fell off in volume A midmorning check revealed approximately 3000 ballots cast out of a registered Turn to 1nitft 10 CnTumn 4 Wea IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudiness scat tered HhowerK and not so warm in west anil north portions Tues day night purtly cloudy and cooler Wednesday possibly showers in south nnd extreme cast portions LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday 05 degrees Lowest In night 69 degrees At 8 a m Tuesday 81 True to early indications the mercury mounted to 90 degrees al oclock Tuesday afternoon foi n new seasons high   

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