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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home J7Cd THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 5 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 233 Bedfellows9 of Politics Elaine Takes Post on R F C Board With Couch By HERBERT PIAJMMER WASHINGTON July 5 Strange political associations have cropped up in Washington under the Roosevelt admin istration One of the strangest is to be found down at the Recon struction Finance corporate on where former Senator John J Elaine of Wis consin has taken over the job of director in that governmental ag ency JOHN J BUAINEBlaine for years an outstanding independent republican in the senate was de feated in Wisconsins last senatorial election But he had been those republicans who supported Roosevelt in the presidential cam paign and so the former senator received an appointment as director of the R F C On Same Board In accepting the job Blaine finds himself sitting on the same board at the same table with Harvey C Couch of Arkansas also an R F C director When President Hoover named Couch to the R P C back in 1932 Blaine fought the appointment in Ithe senate He succeeded in getting 10 senators to go along with him in opposing Couchs confirma itilon but he put up stiff opposi t tion Blaine Vs Couch There appeared nothing personal lih Elaines opposition to Couch He Badmitted on the floor of the senate he had never seen Couch and new nothing about him personally He went back into the records of U S board of mediation and paraded before the senate findings yot that board In an effort to prove athat Couchs railroad down in Lou lisiana had treated labor unfairly in the of wages ed presentation a1 eherhent plea against confirmation Si the appointee And now Couch is one of Elaines fjlleagues on the R F C board Unexpected Choice I Appointment of Blaine to this ost came as a surprise even to his jiost intimate friends in congress s selection however may prove significance in relation to the F C i Elaine has a reputation for llb 8al views In the matter of public jeration of power plants for ex tiple he has been a consistent ad cate of this policy Conceivably ublic owned utilities might find a friend in an important place He was outspoken in his views in She senate His friends say he will le fearlessly so in his new job f ARKHURST 79 MITCHELL DIES Manned for Family Reunion at Home Final Rites Are Held MITCHELL July W arkhtirst 79 died suddenly Mon day evening at his borne from a heart attack He bad just returned irom delivering milk and had planned for a family reunion at his home Tuesday He succumbed as he walked into his house Surviving are his wife and three hons one of whom George la cash jier of the Mitchell mank He also leaves three sisters Funeral services were held at oclock Wednesday afternoon lat the Champion funeral home in lOsage in charge of the Rev Mr fRisse of St Ansgar and with burial Osage Mr Parkhurst was a farmer AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Poverty will help Emily i She can go out now without the inside of her nose gettin f sunburned WORLD PARLEY READY TO RECESS Roosevelt Works Hard to Save London Parley HOLIDAY TAKES ITS TOLL OF 11 LIVES IN IOWA Accidents Drownings Shootings Add to Death List Accidents drownings and shoot ings brought death to II lowans on July 4 and me eve of Independ ence day Many were injured Beatrice Nonweiller 6 the young est daughter of Mr and Mrs Al bert Nonweiiler was run over by an automobile near the St Boniface Catholic church late Tuesday at Garner She was rushed to a doc tors office and died a few minutes afterwards No blame was attached by offi cers to the driver of the car Ray mond Bunkofske Garner Witnesses said the accident was unavoidable as the child ran from behind an other car into the cars path Mr and Mrs Nonweiiler live in Miller Small Boy Injured Calvin Bredlow 3 son of Mr and Mrs Elmer Bredlow living on a farm near Garner was considered out of danger Tuesday night after being run over by a hit and run driver shortly after the noon hour July 4 The child received severe cuts on the face and body bruises and was taken to a local physicians office for treatment and taken to his home The accident happened near St Boniface CatboHc church St Ansgar was killed near his place of business Monday afternoon in an automobile accident The car was a Marshal and Swift truck driven by Herman C Glandon of Mason City The accident oc curred near the Standard service station opposite Bills Tire shop Josefsen who operated a shoe re pair shop had been across the street to look at his onions and was re turning to his shop on the south side of the street when the mishap hap pened Stepping on the highway he was struck by the truck when it passed another car Josefscn Caught by Door Tt was stated that Glandon sounded a warning of his approach Josefsen struck against the door of the car and the handle of the door caught him back of the car tearing his head quite badly Coroner Frank R Shelledy Coun ty Attorney Hearst Duncan and Sheriff Charles Kathan were noti fied immediately and arrived soon afterwards to investigate Josefsen it was decided met death through accident No charges were filled against Glandon Arrangements for the funeral of Josefsen have not been made yet So far as known he has no relatives here A brother Otto resides in Wisconsin Josefscn lived here more than 15 years Die at Sioux City Donald Phillips 4 died in a Sioux City hospital after being struck by a car as he was crossing the road in front of his home Injuries suffered at the hands of a hit and run driver were be lieved responsible for the death of Otto Englehardt 55 Garnavillo His body was found on a highway near hia home Swimming with his parents and brother and sister Jack Haven 12 Washington drowned in the Ameri can Legion pool at Marion His dis appearance was not noticed in the large crowd in the pool In Des Moines Harry W Gibson 56 shot and killed his wife in the kitchen of their home and then committeed suicide Commits Suicide W J Gegenheimer 45 died at an Iowa City hospital Wednesday as the result of self inflicted shotgun wounds in the abdomen He locked himself in the garage athis home Tuesday and shot him self while members of the family were attending the fourth of July celebration here He is survived by his widow his parents and one son all of Iowa City Acting Coroner Dr Paul Reed at tributed the motive to poor health and financial worries No inquest will be held Ethel Barlow 19 Des Moines was fatally injured near Ankeny when an auto driven by her mother over turned She died Wednesday at a Des Moines hospital Car Crashes Headon Harold Moothart 21 was killed in Des Moines when the car in which he was riding crashed head on into another machine Several Turn In Faft 2 Column 3 15000 Spend July Fourth at Clear Lake LaFollette Speaks at Iowa Falls Scores Capitalists CLEAR LAKE July 15000 persons gathered at Clear Lake yesterday to celebrate the Fourth of July Many sought the golf linkf bathing beaches amuse ment parks and fishing skiffs while others stayed in the business dis trict and enjoyed the program sponsored by the Clear Lake Com mercial club Winners of the bathing beauty contest last evening were Helen Richards Ingliss of Clear Lake first Nancy Koeneman of Clear Lake second Pauline Siscow of Mason City third and Edna Grif fith of Los Angeles who is spend ing her vacation at Clear Lake fourth The kiddies parade which was the feature of the morning pro gram had many novel entries There were six sections in the group comic pets dolls commer cial patriotic and rural groups with prizes of 55 and in each section Led Parade Forde Lee president of the day led the parade on horseback The Clear Lake municipal band in uni form followed and then came the patriotic division ol the group Two cars carrying the flag colors bore the G A R members Judges of the Mil len Des Moines Mra L B Sawyer and Mrs W roll Des the fol lowing places Patriotic A R first American Legion auxiliary second and W R C third Rural township 4H club first Lake 4H club second and Lake township Farm Bureau third Pet Jacobson first Jim Harlan second and Phillip Biebcr third Doll Rae Dodge first Charmain Petersen second and Edna Mae Oredson third I Comic Saliger first Jack Diercks second and Dorothy Ann anci Charles Crane third Beauty Shop first Williams Furniture store second and Beauty Nook third Triplets Featured Probably the outstanding float of the parade was entered by Koene man Beauty parlor which received first in the commercial section It featured the triplets Patty Polly and Prudy Ward of Des Moines who drove a pony and were in a lavender decorated buggy The pony was led by Elwin Ebaugh Warren Robert Williams repre senting Williams Furniture store propelling his little kiddie car which was covered with a yellow float was given a good hand and received second The Beauty Nook received third in this division It was a miniature shop on a platform pulled by two boys The D A R unit featured Jack Palmeter and Robert Ingersoll in their group It was a colonial type with a spinning wheel and George Washington The American Legion Turn in Z fnlitmn IOWA BAKERS TO HOLD MEETING Advance in Bread Prices to Be Delayed Until After Conference CEDAR RAPIDS July 5 Iowa bakers were looking forward to a conference soon on bread prices as official notification went out from the offices of the Iowa Bakers association that the sched uled increase planned for today would be withheld until further no tice The announcement was made by John F Currell association presi dent who at the same time indi cated that the associations execu tive committee will probably meet here during this week All members who manufacture 85 per cent of the output of bread In the state have been notified to withhold the price Increase Currell said Additional information from the American Bakers association is expected before the conference date he said FIRST GOVERNOR OKLAHOMA CITY July 5 N Huskell 73 Ok lahomas first governor died In hia room at an Oklahoma City hotel today He had been III sev eral weeks Balbo and His Italian Armada Land in Iceland Arrive From Londonderry on Easy Stage Flight to Worlds Fair Balbo and his Italian air armada arrived here this afternoon completing the flight from London derry northern Ireland Circle Over City LONDONDERRY Northern Ire land July 5 A squadron of 24 Italian seaplanes took off for Reyk javik Iceland at p m today a m The flying boat of General Italo Balbo loader of the armada which is on its stage by stage flight to Chicago was the first to take off The other seaplanes followed the chief at regular intervals and the fleet presented a remarkable spec tacle as it circled over the city in formation then headed into the north Col Ulisse Longo before giving final instructions to the aviators had called the roll of the flyers who answered present in talian Colonel Longo told the officers they were startinganother great adventure and the eyes of Italy and the world were upon them He gave them the latest weather re ports and wished them all Godspeed and the best of luck Carusos Widow and Dr Charles Adams Holder Wed in Paris PARIS July 5 Dorothy Benjamin Caruso Ingram widow of the great tenor and Dr Charles Adams Holder formerly of Phila delphia were married in a civil ceremony today Witnesses were the brides cousin Mrs George Howland and the bridegrooms law yer J s Kandelafte There will be no church ceremony Mystery Maiden TVAUGHTER of a fine old aristocratic but impover ished family Virginia Oli phant a Maryland beauty is shielded from life by her par ents because they do not choose to take favors from those they consider their Inferiors To men she is a mystery maiden who shuns their atten tions and prefers to remain be hind her garden wall to lavish her affection on a aelfish brother Her story is one of Temple Baileys greatest Its BURNING BEAUTY Beginning Friday July 7 in the GlobeGazette CONVEYS LATEST VIEWS TO HULL IN DIRECT TALK Still Adamant Against Immediate Stabilizing of Dollar WASHINGTON July 5 Adamant against immediate stab ilization of the dollar President Roosevelt moved twice today to as sure the continuance of the work economic conference at London which he feels is desirable First he conveyed his latest views to Secretary Hull in a direct conversation with the head of the American delegation at the British capital Subsequently he dispatched Law rence Steinhardt his minister to Sweden to London for fresh and personal elaboration of the Amer ican position Steinhardt to Sail Mr Steinhardt will sail tomorrow for the world conference He conferred with the president and apparently will carry with him to the deadlocked parley oral in structions from the president to the American delegation The diplomat leaving ahead of his original schedule expects to re main a week at London before proceeding to Stockholm From his post in Sweden he may later make apereonal study pos sovTerRAissia After hia talk with Secretary Hull Mr Roorevelt was said in high quarters to still have every confidence the conference will pro ceed Makes No Comment He would not comment on his talk with Mr Hull preferring to let the actions at London speak for themselves At the white house however it was explained quite emphatically why the president will not consider Immediate stabilization of the dol lar which has been demanded by the European gold bloc at the threat of disruption of the conference In an official source that knows he was described as feeling that any stabilization agreement would require the United States to estab lish a stabilization fund and morally bind this country to export gold to back up the agreement if it became necessary He is not ready to export gold or to enter any agreement that would normally obligate this coun try to export gold Nothing to U S Mr Roosevelt realizes that the question of stabilization of curren cies in international exchange means much to some of the Euro pean nations but does not regard it as a factor affecting the United States He is looking to an eventful per manent basis of stabilization but holds to the opinion that such must come about first after each country has stabilized its own domestic pur chasing power The president does not regard the establishment of stabilization funds as has been demanded as on the agenda of the conference As for finding the truo purchas ing power of the currencies of the various nations the president does not consider there has been time sufficient to determine this as yet Off for Four Ycnrs England has been off the gold standard almost two years it wns pointed out and France wns off at one time for four years The United States has been off Turn 1o Pose 2 Column 3 Edward L Stoltz Head of Pfaff Bakery Dies Came to Mason City 33 Years Ago With Armour Edward L Stoltz 5S manager of the Pfaff Baking company died at a local hospital early Wednesday morning from nn infection involv ing the liver and lower part of the lung Mr Stoltz lived at 84 Linden drive Funeral services will be at 1 oclock Friday afternoon at Randall Funeral homo with the Comman dery Masonic organization in charge Burial will be at Eldora Opens Branch Here Mr Stoltz is survived by his wife and one daughter Catherine a sis ter Mrs Ella Haynes Bldora and a brother James Stoltz Oskaloosa Thirtythree years ago Mr Stoltz came to Mason City to open the first produce house in this part of the west for Armour and company In 1924 he took the position he held at the time of his death Mr Stoltz was born at Eldoriif Jan 25 1877 When 20 years olci he began working for Armour and company He managed the branch here for 12 years then became Iowa sales representative for the Mystic Milling company with headquarters at Marshalltown He remained there mtil 1917 when he returned to Ma son City as an employe of the Inter state Flour and Feed company of Minneapolis and remained with that concern until 1924 Member of Lodge Mr Stoltz was a member of the Congregational church He was also a memtoer oC ttie Blue Iodge Koya Arch chapter and Commandery of MasonCity and of the Shrine at Cedar Rapids and of the Lions club In addition he was a member of the board of directors of the Cham ber of Commerce to which position he was elected last fall He was al so chairman of the committee on good will tours During his long residence here he was always active in community af fairs EDWAUD L STOLTZ Roosevelt Continues 15 Per Cent Pay Cut for U S Employes WASHINGTON July 5 TV President Roosevelt today issued an executive order continuing the 15 per cent cut in pay of federal employes The slash was first made effec tive under the economy bill to ex tend until June 30 the close of the fiscal year with Mr Roosevelt au thorized to continue it if justified by living costs The pay cut today was ordered to stay in effect until the first of the year The order said that the living cost index for the first six months of this year was 1302 as compared with 171 for the base period the six months ending June 30 1928 THIRD PARTY IS WCTU THREAT Mrs Ida B Wise Smith as New President Plans Dry Campaign MILWAUKEE July 5 annual convention of the Natianat Womens Christian Temperance union today instructed its resolu tions committee to draw up a reso lution calling for the formation a third party if the two major par ties do not adopt policies more fav orable to the cause of prohibition Mrs Ida B Wise Smith preacher and educator of Des Moines presi dentelect of tlie national Womens Christian Temperance Union today said she would give it a leadership of the Carrie Nation type if nec csary Succeeds Mrs Boole She was elevated from the vice presidency yesterday and will as sume the office next Nov 1 suc ceeding Mrs Ella A Boole of Brooklyn N Y who declined an other term at the fiftyninth annual convention Mrs Boole said she would devote her entire time to ad vancing the work of the worjd union Mrs Smith said Lie union would not concede one state in the fight against repeal and declined to con sider the possibility of going back to the old local option fights When asked in what 13 states the organization would make its great est efforts to block repeal she re plied We shall fight for every state Need ThreeFourths Did the wets concede the fight against the eighteenth amendment after they had been beaten in 35 states No The constitution pro vides one of its amendments can not be repealed unless threefourths of the states are willing and no man or woman can change that Mrs Smith is B2 years old She taught school in Den Moines and was given an honorary ordination by the Church of Christ She has occupied many pulpits and has been president of the Iowa state union for 20 years WHEAT BIG FOUR AGREE UPON PLAN Seek to Learn What Europe Will Offer in Way of CoOperation LONDON July 5 foil principal wtieat producing countrle of the world having agreed in principle on a policy of temporary adjustment of production and trade to world demands decided today to determine what any cooperation can be expected from European producing and con suming states on the restriction program A committee of three Tomas Lo Breton of Argentina Stanley M Bruce of Australia and Frederick E Murphy of the United set up by the BigFour to begin negotiations with Europe an states to see what can be clone in obtaining their collaboration Meanwhile the mceLings of the four powers were adjourned prob ably until after July 10 when the American crop reports arc expect ed It is believed to be possible that these reports may change the com plexion of the problem and the nec essity for restriction to some de rcc Meetings of the committee with representatives of Furopean coun tries will probably begin at once Injured In Full SIOUX CITY July 5 ing severe injuries in a fall from a sleeping porch George W Over mire 80 former police captain at Kearney Ncbr was in a serious condition at a hospital EVEN AMERICAN GROUP SEES NO USE IN GOING ON Roosevelts Proposal of International Dollar Comes Too Late LONDON July 5 wdrld conomic conference will virtually 10 wound up tomorrow according o highest authorities barring some 3leventh hour development The steering committee of the jonference meets tomorrow to con sider a proposal for adjournment or recess made by Hendryk Colijn Dutch prime minister and leader of a gold bloc country Even the American delegation to night agreed that recess was de sirable Hull Explains Stiind While expectations for dispersion of the great world conclave were Becoming more certain Cordell Hull secretary of state prepared a stnte nent explaining the American posi ion and showed it to Ramsay Mac Donald chairman of the conference It was understood in atithorita ive American quarters that the statement included a suggestion Tom President Roosevelt for the nstitution of an international dollar is a measurement for currency dur ng the period of fluctuations in for eign exchanges The plan which leaders arc now considering provides that romc or the committees now in operation should continue their work while the assembly aa a whole takes an indefinite recess In Favor of Recess It vaa ttiaae a meeting Between Secretary LHull Raymond Mbley assistant secre tary of state Key Plttman senator from Nevada and other conference chiefs that the American delega tion was in favor of a recess of the deliberations The American statement accord ing to reliable sources would insist that the United States is not wholly responsible for the breakup of the parley The conference has been sharply Retail Price of Milk Is Raised in Omaha OMAHA July 5 retail price of milk was raised from S to 9 cents a quart here today Iho price to producers at the same time being increased about 25 cents a hundredweight Omaha bankers con ferred today to discuss the bread price situation with an early up turn a likely prospect Iowa Man Wounded in Quarrel With Son KNOXVILLF July 5 Isley 50 was shot and slightly wounded by his son Cecil 20 at their home 6 miles south of Plcns antville today The shooting was said to have followed a quarrel be tween the two anI threats on the part of the father Will Rogers PRESCOTT Ariz July Well here we are in Prescott Ariz the real western town a mile high and a 100 miles wide I would rather have Arizonas record as a state than N Y with her numbers Massachusetts with her intellect or California with her modesty Arizona pro longs the life of the afflicted as well as makes perpetual the lives of the well By the way I wee in the Arizona Republic that the London conference was knocked cuckoo when Roosevelt told them it was our dollar and we could arrange the price of it Yours WILL ROGERS fCnpyrlcht IflW MrNnnght divided for more than a week ovnr the question of dollar stabilization Knosevelt Emphatic When President Roosevelt em phatically assorted that American currency cornel noz at present be given a fixed value in foreign ex changes leaders of the European ijold countries said that it tvnulcl lie xiseless for the London meetings o continue The monetary measuring rod the American president wns said to havo proposed in conversa tion with Mr Hull today could be called n dollar or by nny other name which nations preferred and t would serve to assist business and foster the work of llio confer ence until the dollar and the pound could again be fixed in value it wns said Answer to CrltlciHni This proposal it was explained was Mr Roosevelts answer to iiiropcs criticism that it is impos sible for the international gather ng to continue Its work white the dollar was unstable The idea of the international lollar was advanced ns a sugges tion and did not necessarily mean creation of an international cur rency for circulation it was said In tVmerican quarters In high conference quarters the opinion was expressed that this suggestion was not sufficient to save the conclave at this late hour Gen Kress Dies of Infirmities of Age WASHINGTON July 5 Brig Gen John A Kress 93 years old died last night at Walter Reed hospital of old age infirmities IOWA WEATHER Slightly cloudy slightly east and south por tions Thursday unsettled prob ably Mhnivern and cooler north west portions LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 80 degrees Minimum In Night 51 At 8 A M Wed nesday 71 degrees Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 A M Tuesday Maximum Monday 80 degrees Minimum in Nlffht 71 degrees At 8 A M Tuesday 71 degrees
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