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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE EEJIV1CE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 10 1933 Job Seekers Fill Capital Washington Busy as With Congress in Session By HERBERT PLUMMEIl WASHINGTON July 10 Both the senate and house chambers of the capltol are darkened opened only occasionally to permit a cur ious group of tourists to peek in but elsewhere on capitol hill there seems to be as much activ ity as though congress was still in session Julys arrival found approxi mately half of the membership of the senate and S A FARLtY house still in Washington They couldnt or at least didnt go home and for one very good reason jobs jobs Some of those who did go home at the end of the special session are hack already I couldnt stay at home one member of the house confided the other day The pressure from those looking for jobs was just too great Here I can at least put up an appearance of trying to help em out Work at Top Speed One need only visit the office buildings of members to realize what an experience they are hav ing Stenographers and clerks work at top speed answering letters from jobseekers and endeavoring to send callers away satisfied One encounters members down town in the various government de partments pushing their claims Over at the postoffice department the anteroom to Big Jim Farleys office patronage headquarters is filled all hours of the day with mem bers of congress and political lead ers of all sorts Late to Meeting A cabinet officer noted for his punctuality in keeping his biweek ly engagements with the newspapar aate reporters around big table in the conference room await ing bis arrival Finally he pushed in apologetically Will you gentlemen decide a question of etiquet for me he greeted them smilingly What must I do when I have two senators in my office and the time arrives for my meeting with you Depends on what they want Mr Secretary someone jokingly re marked Is that very hard to figure out Mr Secretary replied These Times Old timers in congress who have gone through change of administra tions before say they have experi enced nothing like the present Why I have been here for years a veteran member of the house said recently and the only job I have been able to get so far is a messen ger at one of the departments But misery loves company and they are all pretty much in the same fix When one or more of them get together each joshes the other about his influence with the powers that be Almost invariably the last one to join the group tells the gloomiest story j But theyre working at top speed and wearing out a lot of shoe leath er apparently confident that sooner or later theyll get a break NO 237 CHARGED WITH THEFT OF CHILD i i World Conference Plans to 26 DEADLOCK OVER Jftflft JO Iowa s Wife Wins Divorce on Courtroom Blow CEDAR RAPIDS July 10 Helen Chase was granted a divorce by Judge H C Ring after Milton Chase her husband furnishes the judge ample proof of her charge of cruel and inhuman treatment Chase struck his wife in the courtroom be fore Judge Ring and the judge promptly granted her plea AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A radio is kind o like a husband Its right enjoy able after you learn not to listen to the part thats tiresome DEADLOCK OVER MONEY ISSUE IS STILL UNBROKEN Parley Group Votes to Include All Original Subjects LONDON July 10 steer ing committee of the world eco nomic conference today decided ten tatively that the parley would be adjourned on or about July 26 it was said in well informed quarters This decision was taken at a meeting of the committee which found that the deadlock over the question whether monetary matters should be discussed remained un broken The monetary commission of the conference however at a meeting later today voted 23 to 15 to retain all the original questions on the agenda for treatment in the further work of the congress Gold Bloc Defeat This vote by the monetary group was seen as a defeat for France and her gold allies hut the strength of the opposing minority was enough to indicate the size of the difficul ty which has arisen over the future program The steering committee which is composed of the leaders of the con ference agreed to eliminato sub sdies and commercial cluding tariffs and the further deliherationa This vote agreed wltli the gold blocs desires committee riowever was un able to decide whether monetary questions which the European gold countries say cannot be dealt with until stabilization is realized should be treated and asked a drafting committee to consider this contro versial matter and report to the steering group tomorrow afternoon After todays meeting it was stated that the conference would be adjourned on July 26 for an indef inite period perhaps two months Committees Appointed In the meantime the conference would complete such work as is possible in view of the disagreement between the gold bloc and the non jold countries committees would e appointed to prepare resumption of tie deliberations in the autumn It was understood that the steering committee feels that sufficient vork can be found to keep the con erence going another 15 days at east Developments in that period might even justify further continu ance of the sessions beyond that date V Some of the nongold countries delegates indeed predicted that vents would warrant further con tinuance although the gold bloc professed to see little use in keep ing on with the discussions even for the present Hot Fight Expected It had been expected that there would be a hot fight in the com mittee which guides the course of Turn In nnjre 2 column Z UNDBERGJJSSEE THEIR SON JON Visit Morrow Summer Home in Maine on Flight to Greenland NORTH HAVEN Maine July 10 and Mrs Charles A Lind bergh on a flight to Greenland landed here today The Lindberghs flew here from South Warren about 20 miles away where they arrived last night Their stop here gave them an opportun ity to visit their son Jon and Mrs Lindberghs mother Mrs Dvvight Morrow at the Morrow summer home Colonel and Mrs Lindbergh were delayed somewhat in getting away from their mooring at South War ren as a result of the planes pon toons becoming mired in the mud on the bottom of the pond A cable on the plane which it was reported snapped on the flight up the coast yesterday apparently was causing the colonel no concern W J Pilklngton Dies DES MOINES July 30 Pilkington 64 former president of the American Homes association died at his home here Saturday SIR REGINALD AND LADY WOLSELEY BEIiltYNAUBOK Devonshire England July 0 Rcjrinald Bcatty Wolsclcy who worked for 13 years in the United States us an elevator operator Is lend here In 1DSO Sir Reginald married Marion Baker who traveled nil the way from England to Waterloo Iowa to convoy his mothers lust xvish that ho return to his native limd At the funeral the widow dressed entirely In white News of Wolseley s Death Grieves Baronet Recalled lowans as Operator of Elevator WATERLOO July 10 n Waterloo were jjneved today on earning of the death of Sir Regin aid Wolseley in England Though he was a baronet his acquaintances here remember him as the slightlj lame bright eyed white haired mar who for 13i years operated an cle vator in the Black Hawk building here Wolseley was born Jan1 31 1872 at Dublin Ireland the tenth baronet in a line which was started with the creation of the Wolseley baronetcy in 1744 He was the son of Cadwal lader Brooke Wilseley and Katie Maria Beatty An elder brother was in line for the baronetcy and at an early age Wolseley set out for America For years he wandered over Canada and the United States finally taking root in Waterloo In May 1D30 Marion Elizabeth Baker came to Waterloo and told him that her mother on her death bed had procured her promise that she would bring Reginald back to England They were married here May 25 1930 and Lady Wolseley returned to England with the un derstanding that Sir Reginald would follow later He did not do so how ever and in September 1931 was granted a divorce here on grounds of desertion and cruel and inhuman treatment In December Lady Wolseley re appeared here and after several days Sir Reginald gave up his ele vator job and went with his wife 10 a at Berrynarbor Devon shire England which she had pro vided The title carried no prop erty Grocers Raise Price of Bread in Omaha and Council Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS July 10 1P Retail price of the 12 ounce loaf of bread which formerly sold at 5 cents was raised to 6 cents by Coun cil Bluffs and Omaha grocers today Bakers Increased the wholesale price from 4 to 5 cents Price of the 20 ounce loaf was left at 10 cents retail no increase in the wholesale figure on this size having been made Dr Arnold Head of Bell Research Dies NEW YORK July 10 Harold De Forest Arnold director of research for Bell Telephone Lab oratories Inc died early today of a heart attack at his home in Sum mitt N J He was 50 years old 400000 WILL GO ON 40 HOUR WEEK Roosevelt Agrees to Code for Cotton Textile Industry WASHINGTON July 10 Up wards of 400000 employes in cotton textile mills next Monday will be gin working only 40 hours a week instead of 48 to 50 for no less thar 512 or 13 against 8 to That was assured when President Roosevelt with reservations and in terpretations last night approved and promulgated the first work spreading wage raising code of fair competition completed under the national recovery act Approval of this agreement of ficials said would bring more from other big industries in the attempt to recover prosperity by what the president calls a partnership be tween business and the government Majority Reaches Agreement The situation now is this A ma jority of the cotton textile industry lias agreed upon minimum wages Tor a part of employes and the max imum number of hours they shall work About 23 per cent of the industry fficials reported have not signed that agreement Those who have not will be granted hearings this week If they do not accept then the government will be ready to de mand that they apply for federal li censes to operate These licenses win require compliance with the agreement which was made a law by presidential promulgation The presidents modifications and clarifications of the code left it un changed as to minimum wages and maximum hours Nor did they re move the bar against employment of children under 16 or the stipula tion that no cotton textile plant may operate its machines more than 80 hours a week Office Workers Included He did direct that the code should apply to white collar office em loyes that the amounts by which higher paid workers salaries now exceed those of the lowest paid nail be maintained that the indus ry shall prepare a similar code for leaners and outside workers now xempted that repair shop crews ngineers electricians and watch ng crews if employed more than 0 hoiiri a week shall get time and a half for overtime Because this was the first such and because conditions re changing the president made it perative for only four months At he end of that time employers and may be asked to accept la n 3 ICKES TO LIMIT WORK FUNDS TO GOOD PROJECTS Local Bodies Have to Balance Spending With Revenue WASHINGTON July 10 TV Secrctary Ickes took over his new assignment as public works admin istrator today with an announce ment there will be no curtailment of the public works pro gram but that federal funds will be extended only to those local governmental bodies which bring tbcir expenditures in line with rev enues Referring to recent suggestions that the program might be cur tailed in view of industrial gains the secretary said Swift translation of the admin istration plan into action giving millions jobs is our first objective Recent gratifying gains in In dustry and employment do not jus tify curtailment or slowing up of the employment program until these gains are procured and con solidated When conditions justify expen ditures for public works will be ended promptly Ickea served notice that only worthy projects will be advanced funds on Forestry Takes His Own Life NEW HAVEN Conn July 10 Salisbury Woolsey S3 internationally known forestry expert shot himself to death today at his home A verdict of suicide was given by Dr M M Scar brough medical examiner Woolsey was cited by Gen John J Pershing for his services during the World war and honored by three European governments for his for eftry work Dr Scarbrough said Woolsey had Says SANTA MONICA Cal July thought wheat tax wasnt to be applied only in case wheat prices were below cost of pro duction You better switch to eating corn bread its better anyhow Mr Hull issued a statement at the conference I believe what makes Switzerland a grcatj in dependent prosperous and high ly educated little country l have never read where they is sued a statement Fifteen hundred Americans who have been living in Paris for years have decided to come home on account of the price of our money There is a bunch of folks will be an awful big help to us Yours WILL ROGERS been depressed family by illness in his Republicans to Meet in Chicago to Plan Regaining of Power WASHINGTON July 10 Republicans from eight states meet in Chicago tomorrow to discuss with party leaders plans for re gaining the power that last Novem bers balloting swept away Their first efforts already begun will be directed toward cutting down the democratic majority of nearly 100 in the house of repre sentatives All house members come up for election in 1934 as do 22 members of the senate The Chicago meeting will bring together the national chiefs and representatives from Illinois Indi ana Ohio Kentucky Michigan Minnesota Wisconsin and Iowa Adler Riley to Be CoOrdinators of Public Works Murphy Announces Accept ance of Federal Positions by Two lowans DTJBUQUE July 30 tor Louis Murphy today announced that he bad obtained the consent of E P Adlcr Davenport publisher andWJST RUoy pea Mplnes attor ney to serve as federal coordinat ors of public works for Iowa H AT Cooper of Marshalltown who agreed to be federal adminis trator for Iowa in the organization as originally planned has consent ed to be the third federal coordin ator They the senator said will counsel and advise with tho federal regional administrator who will have contact with the director of the state organisation Lieutenant Governor Kraschcl The federal coordinators the senator added will have no office and no employes and will be com pensated on a per diem basis The high character and splendid citizen ship of the coordinators each of whom will serve at personal sacri fice is assurance on the one hand against squandering of public mon eys and on the other of sympathetic consideration of public works pro jects the senator concluded CHARLES CITY AUTO COASTS DOWN HILL SMASHES BUILDING CHARLES CITY July car owned by John G Lcgel Jr which was parked In front of the Legel home on Main street on the hill above the courthouse brokp loose this morning ran for about three blocks and crashed Into a filling station Two men In the filling sta tion were forced to jump to save themselves The car gained momentum as it went down the hill went through the courthouse lawn between trees nnd through shrubbery and trav eled across the road into the Shiver oil station shattering tho door of the building and going insitic Sev eral tins of motor oil were scat tered and chairs wrecked J B Schriver and Lawrence ynch working inside jumped for heir lives when the car came at a rate of between 35 and 40 miles an hour A bent right fender was about ill the damage resulting to the car t is not known what caused the car to be released Mrs Legcl Johns mother used the car earlier this morning and had parked it after the brakes and the door DROWNING TAKES TWO IOWA LIVES Automobile Accidents Bring Death Toll in State to Five Two rirownings and three auto mobile accidents took five lives in Iowa Sunday and Monday Esther Nelson 21 Waterloo drowned in a sandpit at Cedar Falls shortly before midnight Sun day She was on a picnic with 25 others mostly employes of Hotel President Waterloo Firemen re covered her body Lynn Wilson 13 of Jancsvillc was drowned Sunday while swim ming in the Cedar river at Waver ly With a group of friends he had gone to the river during a picnic and witnesses said he apparently was seized by cramps Mrs R H Teeter 67 Marshall town was killed Sunday when the automobile in which she was riding went into a ditch and turned over near State Center Her husband R H Teeter 73 driver of the car and three other persons received minor injuries Truman Lamb 20 Malcom was killed about 1 a m Monday when his collided with a truck a mile west of Grinnell Francis Eisle Ray Eisle of Mal com and Kldora Rickard of Grin nell were injured in the crash The tmck driver E R Herndcn of Chicago was held pending inves tigation of the collision William Necsen 40 Wcllsburg died at a m Monday morn ing at Waterloo hospital from a cerebral hemorrhage caused when he was struck by an automobile driven by Cecil Luitjcns Wells burg one mile west of that com munity late Saturday night Iowa s Vote Is Cast to Wipe Out Dry L Herring Pledges His CoOperation to Mrs Smith DES MOINES July 10 Terming todays constitutional con vention to vote repeal of the eigh teenth amendment an evidence of advance in government Governor Herring told the convention that the June special election was a vote for temperance as opposed to pro hibition The governor startled the conven tion with a pledge to Mrs Ida B Wise Smith of Des Moincs national president of the W C T U of his cooperation in the support of tem perance Government Control Governor Herring advanced a pro gram of governmental control of liquor sales in the event the eigh teenth amendment is repealed and attacked the eighteenth amendment as the enemy of temperance Wo are not unmindful Hening said that an honored and respected woman of this state Mrs lifts recently been elected head of one of the greatnational prohibi tion organizations It is the hope of many of us who respect her earnestness of purpose and her ability that she will recog nize the expression of the will of the people of Iowa and will agan ally herself with the cause of temper ance Opposed to Saloon In exchange for that support 1 will pledge to her and her organi zation my support In opposition to tho saloon I believe that the people of Iowa favor temperance rather than prohibition Governor Herring as sorted The convention meeting In thi house of representatives at tho state house constituted the forma approval of the state of the Blaine resolution to repeal of prohibition amendment The issue was decided as far as Iowa was concerned at th special election June 20 when state elected n slate of 09 delegates at largo pledged to vote for repea Permanent Clinlrnuin Senator Joe Frailey of Fort Madi son veteran legislative foe of pro hibition appeared to be the probable permanent chairman of the conven tion Another possibility was Sen ator Max Gcske of McGregor one of the leaders in the last session for the 32 per cent beer law One delegate O D Wray of Davis county has died since the special election Another J A Lub ers of Clinton county was va cationing in the north woods and vas not expected to reach here in time for the convention Alternates Named Alternates were named In both ounties but It was found that the aw setting up the convention ma chinery contained no provision for alternates It wns decided to leave he matter up to the convention tsoif whether it would recognize the alternates In cases of vacancies As the pledges of all the delegates make practically certain a unani mous vote for repeal tho absence of representatives from one or sev eral counties was Immaterial R F Clough Ccrro Gordo coun tys delegate to the constitutional convention left Monday morning for Des Moincs accompanied by C F Brady F B Shaffer and Leo Davey Illinois KatlfiBS Repeal SPRINGFIELD III July 10 IT today ratified the pro posed amendment to repeal na tional prohibition By unanimous action fifty dele gates to the state convention voted to adopt n resolution ratifying the proposed twentyfirst amendment to the federal constitution Formal action completed the convention adjourned less than an hour after it was called to order by Governor Homer The convention was opened with a declaration by Governor Horncr that The eighteenth amendment Is loomed Let us pray that with it will go the political cowardice that made It possible Chinese Drowned in Collision of Steamers TOKIO July 10 Rengo fJapanese news agency dispatch from Dairen Manchuria today said several Chinese were believed drowned in a collision between the Japanese liner Choshun Maru and the Chinese steamer Tunan off the Shantung peninsula this morning SMITH OF MANLY IS HELD IN JAIL AT FOREST CITY Three Men Accused of Breaking in Home of Estranged Wife FOREST CITY July charge of stealing his own child was today added to the checkered career f Robert Smith 25 Manly who is being held in the Winnebago coun ty jail Smith it was alleged accompan ied by two unidentified men at 4 oclock this morning entered thn lome of his wife the former Max ne Larson who was staying here with her grandparents Mr and Mrs PcteiLarson They snatched Robert Smith Jr year old son of Mr and Mrs Robert Smith Sheriff Is Culled Neighbors were awakened by Mrs Smiths cries and the sheriff was summoned Sheriff J F John ston and his deputy O S Anderson saw Smith going through Forest City in an auto and called to him to itop Smith kept going however ttd the officers fired shots at thr Tasoline tank Officers then got in cars and vent to Manly where they found Smith near the postoffice He was placed under arrest The baby was returned to its mother Smith claimed that the two men who wore with him were unknown to him hut that he had met them yesterday in Milwaukee Proceedings started Mr ami Mrs Smith were not di vorced but she told Sheriff John ston ehe had started proceetHnza lor No petition has as vet been Smith last winter1heldup two men at Lehigh row and at the point of a gun ordered them to change a ttre on his car He was arrested and charged with carrying conceal ed weapons Later he was arrested at Clear Lake after causing a dis turbance at a dance He was the first prisoner in the new jail While being taken to jail he escaped but wns later cnughl After being pfnc nd in jail he escaped again but once more wns captured RYEFfiTcTsl UP EIGHT GENTS Wheat Carried to Seasons Top Price Levels by Startling Jump CHICAGO July 10 MVA start ling jump of eight cents a bushel in rye today carried wheat to the sea sons highest nrice levels The new procession tax of 10 cents a bushel on wheat turned speculators to ryn in the belief that ryc bread would become a much greater factor be cause there in no tax on tho black bread grain The May delivery of wheat soar ed to 5110 a bushel with all de liveries sellinir above a dollar at thr close Tho maximum gain in wheat was Hi cents a bushel Flour prices at Minneapolis sky rocketed also because of the new processing tax which is figured at S138 a barrel The jump was as much as 5150 a barrel and whirled prices to the highest levels since July 1923 The December nelivery of rye shot to within a shade of 95 cents The close was lower however ai All othor grains swept up with vhent and rye but failed to touch new highs for the season Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair slightly ivarm nr extreme cast portion Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy warmer extreme enst portion nrnhiihly shownrs and cooler northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morn ing Maximum Sunday 84 Minimum In Night fio At 8 A M Monday 74 Figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Sunday Maximum Saturday a Minimum In Night At 8 A M Tuesday 75 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