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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                t HIS MEM OF OES MOf 4 Afl IOWA North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALT NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 30 1933 rms PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 230 Action Way of Johnson Capital Has Never Seen Anyone Just Like Him By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON June 30 Something new appeared on the Washington scene when Brig Gen Hugh Johnson moved in to take over the job of administering the national recovery machinery Observers i n the capital long have been accus tomed to seeing new facea ap pear and disap pear on the front here But they are just about u n a n i m o us in their o pi n I o n that theyve nev er seen anyone One must see the man in action to get a correct picture of him And thats rather difficult for he is nev er in one place for a very long time It is necessary for two or three men to follow him around to see that he gets to his various appoint ments at the correct time When he gets the signalfrom one of these that his time is up he stops abrupt ly and is off like a shot to some other place It is amazing what force and driving power he has He seems to go at top speed all time Speaking Hlght Out Blunt and direct in his speech al ready he has won the reputation of being one of the frankest public of ficials in Washington At a recent press conference while explaining that his purpose among other things was to increase wages someone asked facetiously how that fitted in with the word that rail roads have just asked a cut in wages You ought to be able to answer that one he snapped It doesnt fit atall to do anything about it he was asked Its he replied Later he was asked if the public would be kept informed about the activities of his organization Yes he snapped Everything will be done in a goldfish bowl Truly Graphic He ia as likely as not to jump up to a blackboard while talking to you and draw a picture of what he is trying to explain He Jteeps vari ous colored chalk around handy for such purposes His gestures and dramatic His fight arm shoots out with the force of a boxer when he is trying toemphasize a certain point His voice is loud and carries authority A characteristic attitude of his is leaning clear across a table his spectacles pushed up on his fore head perhaps a cigaret in one hand and talking in sharp staccato sen tences Were doing something which has never been done any place any time says the general Anything may happen but I just want to say that it looks promising Application for Cut in Iowa Coal Rates Under Advisement DES MOINES June 30 state board of railroad commission ers today had under advisement the application for reduced intrastate coal rates in Iowa subject of a four day hearing endingyesterday The application for reduced coal rates was made by the Iowa coal institute several chambers of com merce in the state and wholesale and retail coal dealers The plain tiffs contended lower instrastate rates in Illinois and Missouri oper ate to the disadvantage of Iowa mines CURRENCY DEADLOCK UNBROKEN Wallace Receives New Powers From President CLAIM AMERICA ROOSEVELT ACT IS DESIGNED TO CLARIFY SYSTEM Authority Granted Under Industrial Bill Is Delegated WASHINGTON June 30 clarify the relationship between the national recovery administration and the farm administration Pres ident Roosevelt today delegated to Secretary Wallace all the powers contained in the industrial recovery act relating to the handling of milk tobacco and all foods and foodstuffs except those provisions relating to hours of labor rates of pay and other conditions of employment The in arv executive intended to avoid diffi culties which have arisen through certain industries handling food stuffs applying to both the ization headed by Hugh S John son the industrial administrator and George N Peek administra tor of the agricultural adjustment act Will Aid CoOperatlon In a joint statement Johnson and Peek said the executive order would facilitate the closest cooperation between the two administrations To assure uniformity the provi sions of the recovery act relating to fair competition codes will be ap plicable to all Industries including those covered by the agricultural adjustment act As to those trades referred to in the executive order the state ment said codes of fair competi tion will be worked out by the ag ricultural adjustment administra tion with the approval of the sec retary of agriculture except that those portions of such codes relat ing to hours of labor rates of pay and other conditions of employment will be formulated in collaboration with the national recovery admin istration All such codes of fair competi tion will be subject to approval by the president Will Issue Licenses This does not mean that mar keting agreements will not be made and if necessary licenses issued by the agricultural adjustment admin istration under section eight of the agricultural adjustment act with respect to those industries which are covered by the section Cooperation between the two administrators is also assured be cause of a long standing personal relationship and a former official relationship when both were mem bers of the war industries board President Roosevelts executive order was made public at a confer ence with newspapermen at which Secretary Wallace and the tsvo ad ministrators sat together AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Bill is one o these good fellows that feels so gener ous when hes buyin beer that he dont have nothin left to buy shoes for his children KILDEE IS DEAN OF AGRICULTURE Native of Osage Chosen to Head Division at Iowa State College AMES June H H Kildee vice dean of agriculture and head of animal husbandry was an nounced Thursday 03 the new dean of the agricultural division at Iowa State college by President R M Hughes The state board of educa tion approved the appointment at its meeting in Iowa City At the same time the board ap proved the appointment of Dr R B Buchanan professor of bacterio logy and dean of the graduate school as the new director of the experiment station Dean Buchanan will continue as head of bacteriol ogy and the graduate schol and Dean Kildee will continue as head of animal husbandry Bliss on Extension The appointment also involves a slight change in organization Pres ident Hughes for the past year act ing dean of agriculture will con tinue in that capacity with Kildee as dean of the division in charge of teaching Dean Buchanan in charge of the experiment station andDirector R K Bliss continuing in charge of the extension service President Hughes in making the announcement said that Professor Kildee as vice dean has been ad ministering the work of the divi Tnm fo Paje J Colcunn4 CARNERA KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY TO WIN TITLE This Associated Press tolephoto shows the scene after Trimo Carnern knocked out Jack Sharkey with a smashing upjicrcut in the sixth round of llicir New York flglir giving the Italian giant the worlds heavy weight championship Jimmy Mattern Rescue Expedition Soars A way To Divide Map Into Squares in Hunt for Flyer NEW YORK June 30 Jimmy Mattern rescue expedition soared away from Floyd Bennett field at a m eastern stand ard time today for Alaska Chief Pilot William Alexander in command of the rescue plane said that on reaching Nome he and his three companions would divide the map into squares and search sys tematically for the lost flyer Mattern a San Angelo Texas man who was attempting a flight around the world took off from Khabarovsk Siberia more than two weeks ago and vanished The rescue plane is a large craft in which Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon Jr once flew around the world With Alexander went Fred Fet terman mechanic who put Mat terns plane in shape for the flight Harold Persons and Thomas Abbey motorcycle cop who obtained a fur lough to help with the search Friends believe Mattern was forced down In some inaccessible spot He carried hunting and fish ing equipment with which to ob tain food if unable to reach civili zation Condemn Slash in Compensation for U S War Veterans FORT DODGE June 30 Slashing of war veterans compensa tion by federal government came in for vigorous condemnation at the state encampment of Veterans Foreign Wars B H Patterson of Des Moincs recently elected department com mander of the United Spanish War Veterans and W Earl Hall Mason City state commander of the Amer ican Legion were the two leaders of the former service mens organ izations who protested against the pension and compensation slashes Patterson urged retaliation at the polls against legislators who voted to reduce the service mens allow ances Hall charged that the government by reducing compensation to dis abled and needy service men had merely shifted the burden from the income taxpayer to the real estate taxpayer THIEVES ENTER COUNTY OFFICE CHARITON June 30 identified thieves who broke Into the office of Lucas County Treas urer John Barnett during the noon hour today obtained about in cash Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Gal Julie economic conference ought to be starting now over in London the American dele gation arrived there Wednesday There has been millions and mil lions of dollars made out of wheat in the last month but not a cent made by anybody that ever raised any or anybody that ever really owned any No wonder the people in so many states voted for legal betting on horse racing the state docs does get a per cent of that Those who demanded their pound of flesh finally received their satisfaction Fatty Ar buckle accommodated em by dying and from a broken heart He brought much happiness to many and never knowingly wronged a soul The Lord will pass on his innocence or guilt now and not the reformers Yours WILL Ctipyrlslit 1033 McNaunht Syndicate UNITED STATES Even Agencies Abroad Feel Pinch as New Fiscal Year Opens WASHINGTON June 30 Uncle Sam sets out on a new fis cal year tomorrow with a payroll shortened by the elimination of thousands of men and women Even in foreign countries where there aro American agencies will the pinch of economy be felt for the democratic platform promise of a 25 per cent cut in federal ex penditures has been carried abroad The aim is to spend a billion dol lars less in the new financial year for regular running expenses Ad ministration officials say they will hit the mark In the clrlestanlisned depart ments and independent offices no opportunities have been neglected the bosses say to save every nickel passible But the Saveanickel1 try does not apply to the emer gency agencies set up to combat the depression In these the only limit is prospective needs First to be hard hit is naturally personnel There ia the 15 per cent wage cut already in effect three months Then hundreds of dismis sals are being effected while in other hundreds of cases the work ers though retained will suffer additional pay cuts by imposition of furloughs innesota Bonds for TMilfion to Be Sold in Iowa Funds From Issue Planned to Pay Bonds of Rural Credit Bureau CHICAGO June 30 million dollars in bonds of the Rural Credits Bureau of Minnesota were executed today and turned over to W H Lamson of St Paul secre tary of the state board of invest ments Attorney General Harry H Pe terson said he believed the bonds would he sold within a few hours to Beh and company an investment house of Des Moines He said trans actions would be closed as soon as the purchasers obtained a few ne cessary signatures on their papers Couter Action Started Mr Peterson said he was not pre pared to comment on a court action started in St Paul seeking to pre vent issuance of the bonds on the grounds that the state authorities and members of the rural creditors board taking the action had no au thority to clo so Mr Lamson now hns the bonds In his possession Peterson said He will retain them until the trans action with the purchasers is com pleted Thought Wise Course The funds from the bond Issue will be used to pay bends of the rural credits bureau and other state bonds maturing soon We believe issuance of the bonds was the wise course It wrft neces sary cither to issue them or in crease taxes to care for the matur ing issuos The new bond Issue mature from 1048 to 53 in effect they ex tend the time which Minnesota has to clear up the indebtedness KUHN AND LOEB ASSETS REVEAL BIG YEARS DROP Kahn Tells of 5 Million Profit in Financing Pennroad Deal WASHINGTON June 30 balance sheet Kuhn Loeb and company for 1932 placed before the senate investigators today showed total assets had dropped during the year from to 000 Just previously Otto H Kahn the senior partner said Kuhn Loeb made a profit of nearly in financing Pennroad corporation the holding company organized by the Pennsylvania railroad Questioned Closely Questioned closely by Ferdinand Pecora counsel for the senate banking committee Kabn agreed is firm received total compensa ion of 55472245 in oigonizing the orporution and another rom sharing la the purchase of thcr companies by the Pennroad The balance sheet as of Dec 31 932 showed total assets of 260405 and deposits of Balnnce Shown A previous balance sheet as the end of 1931 had shown assets of and deposits 529118 918 Remsen Boy 9 Dies of Punctured Lung LE MARS June 30 year old son of Mr and Mrs W M Schiltz of Remsen died In a hos pitai here today of a puncture lung The boy was injured when a horse bitten by a dog shied am pulled a wagon over the lad Th boys mother and a 15 year oil brother Irvin witnessed the acci dent Demand Dismissal of Cedar Rapids Officia CEDAR RAPIDS June 30 A petition asking the dismissal o Dan Kruidenier commissioner o public safety was filed In distric court by Elmer A Johnson attor ney The petition alleges neglec of duties maladministration re A sharp shrinkage in cash also was shown during 1932 from 295242 to 53600990 Pccora mid Investors in the Pennroad corporation had lost more than Kahn agreed that would be true f all the stock sold was held to the present day when it is selling around to 4 IOWA BAKERS TO INCREASE PRICES Blame Higher Cost of Flour and Process Tax U S to Investigate DES MOINES June 30 Claiming that recent advances in wheat and flour prices and the fed eral processing tax make an in crease in bread prices necessary the Iowa Bakers association today an nounced that the price of a pound loaf of bread will be Increased July 5 from 5 to 8 cents The price for the 1 pound loaf will be raised from 10 cents to 12 To Probe Increase WASHINGTON June 30 The increase in bread prices an nounced in Iowa will be investigated by the farm act administration after definite policies relating to studies of consumer costs have been formulated An official who would not allow his name to be used said this after noon that they cannot very well blanio the processing taxes for rais ing prices on July 5 when the tax on wheat does not go into effect un til at midnight July 8 Heady to Speak Once the matter is cnlled to his attention formally the official indi cated a readiness to speak his mind He also said the tax will amount to J138 n barrel and that this should not amount to more than threequarters of a cent a loaf An increase in prices of bread based on the recent rise in wheat prices is a different matter entire ly he said Secretary Wallace has said that the farm administration will take a firm stand against using any pro cessing tax as an excuse for pyra miding the cost of a commodity to consumers Hart Case Is Closed Says FloydSheriff Coroners Jury Finds Cause of Death Unknown The death of W G Hart Nora Springs resulted from an unknown cause a coroners jury at Osage de cided at an inquest called by Dr Frank H Shelledy Thursday after noon Funeral services for Hart former telephone executive were held Thursday after his body had been recovered from the river at St Ansgar We consider the case closed and do not plan any further lion stated Sheriff B F Ather ton of Floyd county Friday morn Ing We do not think there is any question about the case NO further investigation of the case had been planned by Sheriff Charles Kuthan Mitchell county Thursday night Men Arc Questioned Two men considered possible sus pects of foul play were arrested for questioning at Wapello Thursday but had no possible connection with the case it was decided Sheriff Atherton revealed rrlday Hart left a note in his car saying he was thfc captive of two men who Hart claimed took part in his alleged ab duction May 23 a story officers had declared a hoax Testimony at the inquest at Osage was given by Art Lang anc Ernest Hanson both of St Ansgar Sheriff Atherton and C M Hurst Lang miller discovered the body floating on the water after his at tention had been called to it by hi sister Testimony Given Hanson helped take Harts car found near St Ansgar to town Sheriff Atherton has been working on the case for the past month anc assisted in the search for Hart fol lowing his disappearance Monday night Hurst was one of the last men Hart had talked to and it was to Hurst8 home Hart had driven on a matter of business Monday night Hart had been seen in Rudd later The jury was made up of Harvey Richards Charles Hungerford and H E LaRue Born In Wisconsin Mr Hart born in Wauwatosa Wls Feb 8 1864 moved with his parents to Charles City when 8 years old and lived there until 1900 READY TO CURB WILD GYRATIONS Stabilization Demand Not Pushed Roosevelt on Way to Capital LONDON June 30 The deadlock over currency stabilization remained unbroken tonight after a series of conferences attended by leaders of the world economic con ference The next move was said to be up to the United States gov ernment We arc still waiting on Wash gton said Finance Minister eorges Bonnet of France after a ecting attended by leaders of the old bloc American Assistant Scc ctary of State Raymond Moley nd Prime Minister Ramsay Mac onald and Chancellor of the Ex hequer Neville Chamberlain of real Britain Before the meeting high British uarters had said they definitely nderstood President Roosevelt had eplied favorably to a plea to pre ent erratic dollar fluctuations Ac ording to the British the reply mounted to substantial rtpproval n principle if not full acceptance American quarters understood to ay that the federal reserve bank of nv York ns ready to proceed with program of steadying the dollar y halting speculation by means of ontrol machinery already in opera ion more than three months French quarters made it clear hat definite stabilization of the lollar was no longer sought and they would be satisfied with an un derstanding that sudden wide hanges would be prevented through unnecessarily quick movemi sums He lived in or near Nora Springs until his death In addition to his wife and seven children he is survived by a sister Miss Ada Hart Nora Springs and two brothers A E Hart of Los Angeles and C W Hart of Mis soula Mont Missouri Woman Dies From Explosion Burn JEFFERSON CITY Mo Jun 30 body of Mrs Elsl Plummer who died from burns re ceived when a gasoline stove ex ploded is to be brought to Des Moincs for burial Her father Wil Ham P Hamlng lives in DC Moines Receivership Action Against Insurance Firm Is Continued DES MOINES June 30 UTV Continuance until Sept 16 of the receivership action brought by o C McBurnoy against the Farmers Union Mutual Fire Insurance company has been agreed upon un der a stipulation filed in district court here If however a dividend of 25 per cent of the agreed amount of loss is paid by the defendant fusal to perform duties and mis1 company to each of the claimants conduct in office 1 further extension will be allowed MERCURY AT 101 IN MASON CITY Temperature Soars to New Record for Year Rain in South Iowa The mercury get a new record fc the year in Mason City Friday ai ternoon by reaching a maximum o 101 degrees This followed the nev morning high of 83 degrees set n 8 oclock Rain In Southern lown DES MOINES June 30 IW narrow path light rain across th state from Omaha to Davenpor brought cooler temperatures to som Iowa cities today Thunderstorm and additional precipitation wer promised during the day Esthcrvillc Thursday hod bot the high and low record tempera tures for the state with the mer cury dropping from 95 to 63 low City has the heaviest rainfall wit 179 inches Other precipitatlo was 55 of an inch at Cedar Rapid 52 at Davenport 84 at Dubuqu 54 at Clarinda and 05 at De Moines The northwest section of th state had clear skies with a gene ally cloudy condition prevailin through the remainder the atat ON BOARD CRUISER WASHINGTON June 30 Secretary Swnnson today received a wireless report that President loosevclt and his party were aboard he cruiser Indianapolis to start he presidents trip back to the white house The report stated simply that the residential party had come aboard at a m The message came rom Campobello Island New Brunswick The navys last orders to the In llanapolia were issued with the un ierstanding it would carry the president to the mouth of the Po omac Officials explained however that he president was commanderin hief of the navy and the ship would act on his command as long as he vas aboard About 400 of Iowa 500 Quota of War Veterans Enrolled DES MOINES June 30 About 400 of Iowas quota of 500 war veterans today had been en rolled in the civilian conservation orps and hati atartcd preliminary training at Fort Des Moines The entire quota will be in the ralning camp by next Thursday Col C E Stodter camp command ant said Ater two weeks training one company will be sent to a work camp at Atlantic Iowa and an other to South Dakota Disabled Vets Will Meet in St Paul CINCINNATI June 30 convention of disabled American veterans of the World war today selected St Paul as the convention city for 1934 Wea IOWA WEATHER thunderstorms Friday afternoon or night generally fair Saturday cooler Saturday nnd In northwest nnd north cen tral portions Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum ThurHrfay fli Minimum In Night 69 At 8 A M 83 A new high 8 a m temperature for the season was registered Fri day The temperature reached a new high for the year 101 degrees Fri day afternoon after visit With II Home Cookina its Phone 22   

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