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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                n A I ON C H IS a KK 1 or JOWA us MOINES North Iowas ELY PA1 Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AH NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 6 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 234 AMERICANS DEFEAT NATIONALS ARRESTED AFTER CHASE ENDS IN SMASHUPOFCAR Des Moines Man Pleads Not Guilty to Gun Carrying Arrested after a pursuit of over 20 blocks which ended when his automobile smashed against the M and St L tracks at the dead end of Third street southeast Gale Har Vi old Johnson 28 Des Moines pleaded I not guilty at police court Thursday morning on charges of reckless driv ing and carrying concealed weapons Johnson who appeared at court with his face swollen and blood stained from injuries received when his car crashed was in possession i of a 45 Colt automatic loaded with a clip containing seven bullets and tin addition clips containing 18 i rounds according to officers He also carried two punches suitable for turning tumblers in safes police said Bonds Setat The prisoner is held in the city kjail after failure to post bonds to jtallng 51100 one for on the concealed weapon charge and one on the driving charge The case is scheduled for Thursday Afternoon Once sentenced to 15 years at namosa from Polk county on a charge of possession of burglary tools he has been at liberty on pa role after serving four years of his term officers said their files indicated He had been at liberty about two years officers Cement Plants Restore PreDepression Wage Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July Europe is saying that they didnt get sore at what Mr Roosevelt said as they did the way he said it You see diplomats have a thing they call diplomatic lan guage Its Just lots of words and when they arc all added up they dont mean anything Well on account of the president hav ing something to say and want ing to say it there is no diplo matic language for that A dip lomat has a hundred ways of saying nothing but no way of saying something Because he he has never had anything to say thats why they call em diplomats I have always said that a con ference was held for one reason only to give everybody a chance to get sore at everybody else Sometimes it takes two or three conferences to scare up a war but generally one will do it Ill bet there was never a war be tween two nations that had never conferred first Yours WILL ROGERS CnpjriKhl 1933 MeNnught Syndicalist NOTICES POSTED OF SCHEDULE IN FFECT JULY 15 CORN LEVELED BY HAIL PLANS STEPS TO HURRY UP CODES Administration Provoked at expressed doubt concerning Je story Police are investigating ownership of the wrecked car Ajbich Johnson declares belongs to s wife JThe chase started on East State reet about oclock Thursday jorning and led down South Penn Ivania avenue through River Ights then back to Pennsylvania en east to Carolina on ifth street and finally to xhe street here cornered at the dead end e car crashed against the rail tad right of way Officers fired a fiot there Leaps From Car Leaping from his wrecked car Johnson started to run north but overtakenon foot by Detective Leo Risacher and taken to the po le e station The front end of the car driven Iiy the fugitive was demolished and fhe machine had to be hauled away by a wrecker called by police A Ishoulder holster found nearby the following morninp and brought to the police station by a citizen is be Ilieved to have been thrown away by I Johnson When arrested Johnson was dress fed in overalls but carried a com kplete change of good clothes in a in his automobile an investi of the machine revealed Roosevelt Stand at Economic Conference Defended by Herriot PARIS July 0 Pre mier Herriot defended President Roosevelts stand before theworld economic conference In his news paper Ere Nouvelle today He asked the French for a betterunderstand ing with the United States and warned that an association in which the AngloSaxons are not a part is insufficient to assure world peace Action by Industries WASHINGTON July 0 The administration is contemplating steps to hurry up industries which officials say have been disappoint ingly slow in agree ments under the niMiumu recovery law The situation was up for analysis and decision at a session today be tween President Roosevelt Hugh S Johnson the recovery administra tor and Secretary Roper chair man of the abinet advisory com mittee on industry At the rate industries are mov ing officials regard It as likely that wage increases cannot become ef fective on a big scale before the end of summer whereas the admin istration objective is to have the entire program well in operation within 60 days jTurlliermore it was definitely understood that Johnson and Roper had informa tion to lay before the president showing that while many industries are debating what to do individual factories have jumped in to take advantage of the expected advance in prices by running full tilt at present low wage levels piling up cheap stocks with the intention of making a big profit on them later Should this policy continue ad ministration men see a danger that overproduction might again break down the painfully built upward movement Conforming to President Roosevelt Program Says MacNider Wage increases to the predc pression levels were announced Thursday by both the Northwestern States Portland Cement company and the Lehigh Portland Cement company The new wage scale which will bring the income of workers at both plants back to that of the halcyon days before depression will become effective July 15 Notices of the new wage scale were posted in the Northwestern plant Wednesday night and Thurs day morning in the Lehigh estab lishment Backing President The increase in scale is eing made in order to conform to the program of President Roosevelt and in hopes that the public works prospects will materialize in the mmediate future Col Hanford MacNider president of the North western States Portland Cement company stated Although shipments at present do not warrant it and although tho present demand for cement has not increased aa much as the industry had hoped and expected the Nortlv westeriiV Ocment Widespread destruction of promising corn In Minnesota fields at tended a terrific hailstorm In which crops on 700 farms were virtually ruined B F Dunn of Rochester Minn high school is shown standing in a ruined field holding for contrast n stalk which was protected from tho storm by a shed Associated Press advancedthe present scale of wages back to the prede pression scale in Mason City with the hope and belief it Is doing its part towards speeding the industrial recovery movement now under way throughout the nation Colonel MacNider stated To Help Business With the Lehigh company mak ing a similar move there will be a quickening of the business life in Mason City which should benefit tbe whole community The Mason City plants are leading the way in Iowa in this movement just as they have in keeping their operations going during the last two years when other plants were practically shut down or on a greatly de creased production The wage increase is a substan tial one in all departments of the two plants the minimum advance being 10 per cent It is understood that th3 Mason City plants have always paid a scale higher than their competitors in this section where in places the wages sank as low as 20 cents an hour while the minimum in the Ma son City plants for unskilled labor during the depression was 30 cents an hour Profiteering in Bread to Result in Prosecution AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Ezra says the scheme is legal but I dont trust him Hed thing hell was a good thing if it paid 8 per cent ITALIAN FLYERS REST IN ICELAND Win Another Battle Against Fog on Their Flight to Chicago REYKJAVIK Iceland July e on winning another fight with fog 96 Chicago bound Italian flyers rested today in anticipation of a second ocean hop to Labrador The 24 seaplanes arrived in per fect order late yesterday from Londonberry northern Ireland 930 miles from here They conquered wind and bad at times that they had to fly a few feet above the water Their leader Air Minister Italo Balbo said he expected to stay sev eral days before continuing the seven lap cruise with a flight to Cartwright Labrador 1500 miles distant On yesterdays flight the squad ron averaged better than 130 miles on hour arriving at 5 p m 1 p m after leaving Londonderry six hours 50 minutes before Thousands crowded the hills the landing port of Vatna gardar near here to greet the Italians General Balbo went ashore to receive an official welcome Scheduled stops after Cartwright areat Shediac and Montreal TaplSn Explains Sale to Pennroad Company in 1929 Tells Senate Probers Stock in Railroad Sold at More Than Market Price WASHINGTON July 6 Frank E Taplin Cleveland capital ist told senate investigators today much of the stock he sold to Penn road corporation in 1929 for 5170 a Complaints Received by Wallace Studied by Cummings WASHINGTON July 6 Prosecution of persons profiteering in bread will be Inaugurated by the department of justice as soon as conclusive evidence of the action is obtained Attorney General Cummings said today he was studying complaints laid before him by Secretary Wal lace that plans had been made to unduly increase the price of bread in various sections or the country Bakers in some instances have said the proposed wheat processing tax was responsible for the contem plated Increase Cummings said that after going over all of the data he would issue a public statement as to his atti tude and that it would be followed by action against profiteers if any were found He declined to indicate just what the action would be but said it would be determined and designed to break up any practice of in creasing prices more than were jus tified by the tax SEEKMIllEiil POLICE SLAYING Vorth Dakota ExConvict and Weissman Named as Kan sas City Killers KANSAS CITY July 6 throughout the nation the orders were out to authorities today to arrest Verne C Miller alleged Vorth Dakota exconvict and Wll iam Weissman Kansas City police character in connection with the slaying of four officers and their Hisoner here Juno 17 E C Reppert director of police limaxcd an Intensive investigation of federal and city officers by an nouncing Miller was the machine junner who attempted to release rank Nash a bank robber and that Vcissman accompanied Miller COMPLAINTS FILED share cost earlier several years The stock in question was 222030 shares of Pittsburgh and West Vir ginia he sold to the Pennroad cor poration Pennsylvania Railroad Holding company and had been ac cumulated over a period of years The Pennroad corporation paid 3S000000 for the stock nt the rate of when the market price was between and 140 About half of the stock Taplin testified was owned by members of his family or himself The entire block represented 73 per cent of the outstanding stock of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia and Taplin said most of it was ac cumulated through a syndicate he formed in 1923 Creston Child Killed When Hit by Truck CRESTON July J I 6 Robert Calvin 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs Robert Calvin was killed today when he ran in front of a truck driven by his father WASHINGTON July 6 The department of justice today moved to examine complaints of a bread price raising movement turned over by Secretary Wallace Wallaces action came after re ceipt of a message from the Iowa Bakers association in reply to warning sent to the group Satur day The message announced post ponement of any increase in the price of bread In Full Operation The secretary expressed appreci ation of the attitude shown by the Iowa association and joined in a statement wtih George N Peek chief administrator of the farm act in which he said that the antitrusl laws are still in full operation anc that complaints are to be turned over to the justice department for such action as may be found nec essary A schedule is being prepared foi the agriculture secretary to deter mine price changes in all clement entering into the manufacture of bread Wallace himself has esti mated that the increase in the price of wheat plus the processing tax should not increase the price of a one pound loaf of bread more than one and one third cents Pledges Protection The administration the state ment said has pledged protection Definite guarantees for the con sumer were written into the ad justment act itself Those guarantees should be ful filled We do not believe that ther Is any justification for some of thi bread price increases that havi been reported This is no time ti increase the profit on bread Plalnfleld Bank Released DES MOINES July 6 state banking department an nounccd that the Farmers Stat bank of Plainfield had been re leased from restrictions of S F Ill U S WINS FIGHT FOR CONTINUING LONDON PARLEY Discussion of Monetary and Tariff Matters Excluded LONDON July 6 world conomic conference will continue lit monetary and tariff matters vill bo excluded the steering com nittee of the parley decided this vening The decision came after a furious lattle and was a victory for Cordell Hull American secretary of state vho on instruction from Presldcnl loosevelt had stoutly insisted that he conclave must continue its at empt to solve pressing world prob ems France and other members of the European gold bloc advocated for mal conclusion for the major activ ties of the conference Evening Session Brief The morning session of the steer ng committee lasted three noun ind a half but was unable to ar rive at a decision The evening ses sion however was comparatively brief ending in triumph for th American position In the meantime a drafting com mittce of which Secretary Hu was a member had been at wor on a proposed program of futur activities for the parley Ihc therefore wlU con Huston Quits is Leader of State Demos Resigns as Chairman to Become Revenue Collector DES MOINES July 6 eslgnatlon of Charles D Huston as ihairman of the democratic state central committee was accepted by he democratic state central com mittee meeting here today Huston becomes federal internal revenue collector for Iowa tomor An amendment offered by na ional committeeman Richard F vlitchell of Fort Dodge was added o the resignation expressing the deep appreciation of Iowa democra cy for Mr Hustons long years of faithful service To Name Successor Mr Hustons successor was to be named by the committee Three candidates are L S Hill of Des Moines E J Feuling of Neu Hampton and B H Birmingham of Sioux City BABES HOMER IN THIRD PROVIDES WINNING SCORES 49000 Spectators Watch Notables of Baseball Perform COMISKEY PARK CHICAGO uly 6 Ruth blazed out 9 tbe star of stars once more to lay to smash out a homerun In the hlrd inning to give the American eague all stars their winning mar in in a great 4 to 2 victory over he hand picked aces of the Nation il league before 48000 spectators oday As the great panorama of stars ell and shone tluth drove out his ong distance wallop with Charley Gehringer of Detroit on base to ush his mates ahead to stay as en Alvln Crovvder and Lefty rove relief pitching for Vernon Gomez kept the National batters in check except for a homerun by Frankie Frisch of the St Louis Cardinals Lonnlc Warneke pitch ng star of the Chicago Cubs who pitched well hit a triple and scored on nn infield out Three National league mounds men saw action Bill Hallahan of St Louis the startev Waxneke and Carl Hubbell who yielded nine hits Gomez Crowdcr and Grove pitched for the Americans surrendering eight blows Huston thanked the committee for the excellent cooperation kindness and courtesy extended me throughout last falls campaign and the difficult period of patronage se lection G O P Never Cun If we democrats are ever de feated in Iowa the retiring chad man added it will be members our own organization who defea us The republicans nevercan Governor Herring paid tribut i out Cronln to Gehrig Triicn went asserting tboros not one uomocrttt out Gronin madaia Play by play account FIRST INNING nal grounded killed accidentally Nash was Reppert said The shooting occurred in front of he Union station as Nash was be ng transferred from train to motor ear on his wa yto the Leavenworth penitentiary from which he had escaped Tracing of long distance calls From Hot Springs Ark where was arrested and from Joplin Mo icadquarters of some of his gang solved the crime according to Rep pert HOPE OF FACTOR RELEASE GAINS Cryptic Statement Made by Secretary Responsible for Optimism CHICAGO July 6 hope that John Factor kidnaped speculator may be released some time soon possibly today came to his friends early this morning A cryptic statement from his secretary Leon Bleet was respon sible for the optimism in that it led observers to believe that care fully guarded negotiations for the payment of ransom for the missing mans release were under way and would be completed today Speaks Twice in Two Years Loses Spouse CHICAGO July 6 En tella Ginger testified before Judge Joseph Sabath that her husband re fused to speak to her for one year After that he spoke twice but what he said was not revealed but Mrs Ginger added that he kept his silence for another year Mrs Gin ger alleged cruelty The court gave her a decree tinueinsessionfpr the discussion economic questions except tariffs Agenda Modified The agenda for the conclave thus was substantially modified from its original form when the conference met June 12 In American quarters it was as serted that despite tne refusTU of the gold bloc to discuss any mone tary questions there was a tacit understanding that the committee on silver would continue its work The American delegation was supported by the Canadian in the committee and by a number of smaller countries outside the com mittee in calling for continuation of the parley The life of the conference was saved through insistence by Presi dent Roosevelt after the American delegation at London had definite ly decided that adjournment was the practicable course Hull Wins Fight But after receipt of the latest instructions from Washington Sec retary Hull swung his group against adjournment and won Exactly what work the confer ence can do was left in considerable confusion The subcommittees are to study the situation and report to the steering committee on what can be accomplished While according to American sources the subject of tariffs was not barred from future discussions members of the gold countries dele gations declared that they empha tically refused to take up the treat ment of tariffs Field Much Reduced The field of operation of the parley was at any rate considerably reduced by the steering committees decision In British quarters it was pointed Turn o Insr 15 Column 3 VTI all lowri wno la tetter loved Charlie Huston I hope he will re alize the debt we owe him for his 50 years as a democratic party work er in Iowa 30 CONVICTS IN ARMED MUTINY Florida National Guardsmen Hurry to Prison Camp After Strike BROOKSVILLE Fla July 6 guardsmen hurried to Tooke Lake prison camp today in a determined offensive to smash an armed mutiny Striking convicts numbering about 30 and described by jailors as bad actors were barricaded in the stockade and armed with machetes knives clubs and bottles They have defied prison authori ties since Tuesday noon Civilian authorities predicted real trouble in storming the stockade Commissioner Nathan Mayo in charge of the prison system said the strike apparently was started by convicts disgruntled because the pardon board failed to act favorably on pleas for clemency Intense Romance men Virginia seek the love of Oliphant One is a dashing naval officer son of a wealthy ramlly the other a young magazine editor whose life had been blighted by an earlier unsuccessful love And there Is Virginias own love for her brother a vain glorious selfish young poet From the whirlpool of these emotions Virginia emerges but then thats the story Read BURNING BEAUTY By TEMPLE BAILEY Beginning Friday July 7 in the GlobeGazelle Amusements Costing More Than Education CHICAGO July 6 couple of comments from Dr Joseph Ro thelr president of the National Edu cation association Americans spend as much money on motor cars as on education They spend for cigarets and amusements half again as much as they do on all elementary and sec ondary schools to Iowa as Share of Relief Fund WASHINGTON July 6 Iowa received from the federal emergency relief adminis tration the report of Harry L Hop kinfl director for the first six weeks of the agencys existence showed Lockjaw Fatal to Child at Owatonna OWATONNA Minn July 6 which developed follow ing an injury from a firecracker explosion resulted yesterday in the death of Floyd W Dahl Infant son of Mr and Mrs Martin Dahl Receiver for ISaith MOUNT PLEASANT July 6 court order appointed V P Cullen of Fairfield receiver for th State Trust and Savings bank o Mount Pleasant ine running one handed catcri of Kleins short runs nohits no errors none left managers shuf fled their lineups at the last minute Timmy Wilson went to catch for the Nationals and Pepper Martin went to third Chapman was thrown out by Mar in Gehringer was the first player to reach base drawing a walk with 3 and 2 count as Bills slant zoomed in above his neck Tho crowd roared as Ruth came to bat After feeding the Bambino three straight balls Hnllahan got him vith three straight strikes the last Dne called On the last strike Ger stole second Gehrig was out crry to Hallahan who covered runs no hits no errors inn left SECOND INNING pop fly feJl afe for a single back of second as Gehringer missed It after a hard backwards Terry hit the first itch for a single to left Hafey topping at second Berger lined to Dykes who threw to Gehrig to double Terry Bartell struck out on hree pitched balls missing Gomez curves by a wide runs wo hits no errors one lefl filed high to Berger Dykes walked Cronin also vallted strolling on a count of 41 The National league infield gathered about Hallahan as McGraw waved wo pitchers into action in the bull icn Rick Ferrell filed to Klein and loth runners stuck to their bases Lefty Gomez drew first blood by slapping a hard single to short left center scoring Dykes Cronin stop ped at second Chapman forced Go mez Bartell to run one hit no errors two lefl THIRD INNING took J Wilsons roller and threw him out Hal lahan got a big hand ns he came to bat Simmons made a fast dash to right center to get Bills high one Cronin went back On the grass to get Martins high pop fly Nn runs no hits no errors none left drew nn other walk with a 41 count Ruth with the count one and one hoisted one of Hallahann slants into the lower right field grandstand seats Turn In raxr 13 Column H Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night Friday unsettled pofl slbly showers In northwest por tion not much change In tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morn ing Maximum Wednesday 84 Minimum In Night 58 At 8 A M Thursday 77 Early indications were for warm er weather Thursday   

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