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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home i ui 1 OF IOWA NES If TOE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS OME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 13 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 240 Statements Plentiful Robinson and Byrns Review Session in Glowing Terms By HERBERT PLUMSIER WASHINGTON July 13 the conclusion of the special session of congress there was no lack of statements from politicians as to what had or had not been accom plished Joe Byrns of Tennessee the democratic lead er of the house issued the first His statement re viewed the ses sion in glowing terms Never be fore in the his tory of the coun try said Byrns JOSEPH TRosfwsoM in effect had so much been done for the common good as was done in the special session Joe Robinson of Arkansas who holds the some position In the sen ate as Byrnes does in the house suit with a statement in much the same vein Then came Bert Snell the repub lican general of the house sounding a note of dire warnine The funda mental precepts on which the na tion was founded have been swept aside said Snell Absent in Re ports I Conspicuously absent in these reports to the country was that of Charles McNary republican lead er of the senate and generally re garded as one of the most astute of G O P chieftains There can be no doubt that Mc Nary has his own ideas about what has happened in Washington since March 4 Hell tell you if you ask that in his opinion four of the im portant issues certain to be thresh ed out on the stump in future elec tions are the tariff sound money treatment of the war veterans and nationsaism vs internationalism But as far as the other things jSuch as be the result f hes keeping liis thoughts tov himself Fear Accusations What McNary and the other re publican leaders who follow his ways of thinking seem guarding against is the charge that they are attempting to throw a monkey wrench in the machinery set up for the purpose of bringing the country back to better times and more em ployment They would like to be able to plunge in at this very moment and start to recoup the smashing losses they suffered last November Its getting on the nerves of some of them too this apparent lack of ac tivity But McNary and his aides seem convinced that complete coopera tion is the best oolicv for the pres ent FACTOR KIDNAPERS PAID New Life Injected Into London Conference TALE OF BRUTAL STOCKS CLIMB TO NEW HIGHS to Gains Numerous in Largest Turnover of Bull Market NEW YORK July 13 smashed through to new highs to day in the largest turnover of the bull market Extreme gains of to more than 55 were general but a number of special favorites outstripped that range Group after group swept into leadership of the rise Alcohol stocks aviation shares utilities rails and industrials boiled up fever ishly until the rally was very broad Late profittaking reduced the ad vances Sales approximated 7500000 shares COX URGES THAT WORKONSILVER DEBTS CARRY ON Says Veto of Central Bank Need Not End World Meet LONDON July 13 life was injected into the drowsy world economic conference today by James M Cox of Ohio who con vinced his colleagues of the sterling committee that the parley could usefully continue despite refusal of the federal reserve board to con sider cooperation of central banks In a fighting speech which one delegate said curled the hair of the leaders of the conference Mr Cox gave a clear exposition of American difficulties and induced the committee to agree to keep working at the problems of silver and commercial indebtedness Ends All Discussion Prominent gold bloc delegates had taken the position that the fed eral reserve boards veto on discus sion of central bank cooperation had efficiently put an end toall dis cussion of monetary matters Indeed there was an expectation today that central bank coopera tion might after all be dealt with by eliminating features of the reso lution which were objectionable to the federal reserve authorities was understood this possibility Considered Premature The federal reserve was reported yesterday to consider such discus sion premature but It developed to day the board really considered agreement at this time on central bank cooperation was premature Continuing their drive to rejuve nate the parley the American dele gation presented a resolution to the economic commission calling for shorter hours of work and increases in wages in proportion to the rise In prices This proposal submitted by Sam D McReynolds of Tennessee as serted that unemployment is one of the gravest problems the gov ernments are confronted with at this time Fittman Urges Plan Urging on his efforts to restore the world price of silver Senator Key Pittman Nevada submitted a substitute resolution designed to prevent debasement of silver coin age or dumping of the white metal on the market This new measure which did not affect the gold provisions of the original Pittman resolution was laid before the subcommittee on silver which adjourned until tomor row without taking any action on it AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Jim can tell a lie without sayin a word He holds his wifes chair in a restaurant like he always done it at home 26 Year Old Thirst for Beer Brooks No Delay in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY July 13 UP 26 year old thirst brooks no delay Confronted by a state law that requires a 5 day wait before beer may be consumed on the premises where it is sold some downtown purchasers of bottled goods merely sauntered out on the sidewalks and tilted the amber brew in the sun light Up to Tuesdays election when beer was legalized Oklahoma had had no legal alcoholic beverages since statehood in 1S07 BACK FROM LONDON KAYMOND MOLEY PITTMAN TAKES UP SILVER DRIVE Offers Substitute for His Original Proposal to Restore Metal LONDON July 13 Key Pittman of Nevada renewed his campaign for the rehabilitation of ment today introducing proposal for his original resolution before the world economic confer ence The new measure specifies no proportion of silver which may be used for central bank currency cov erage thus differing from the or iginal suggestion which called for optional use of one fifth of currency cover in the white metal The gold features of the original Pittman proposal were not affected by todays substitute which was submitted to the subcommittee on silver The subcommittee adjourned without taking action today Important features of the new plan are designed to prevent dump ing of silver on the world markets and debasement of silver coinage Another important clause recom mend sthat central banks consult with each other to consider the ad visability of carrying a portion of their legal reserves in silver for use as currency cover or in inter national settlements Sleep After Study Greater Help Than More Concentration NEW YORK July 13 to eight hours sleep after study is a greater aid to memory than more according to Prof Edward B Van Ormcr psychologist of St Josephs and Wagner college In a Dullctin of the American Psychol ogical association he says a process of memory consolidation begins after study which develops best when not beset by the interruptions of waking hours Shriners to Meet in Minneapolis in 1934 ATLANTIC CITY N J July 13 Imperial council of the na icnal Shriners convention by unan mous vote yesterday selected Min neapolis for the 1934 meeting which will be held on June 19 20 and 21 U S Delegates Ask Wage Increase Shorter Hours Present Resolution to World Economic Conference LONDON July 13 Am erican delegation presented a reso lution to the economic commission of the world economic conference today calling for shorter hours of labor and an increase in wages in proportion to the rise in prices Sam D McReynolds of Tennessee submitted the proposal on behalf of the United States group Its preamble declared that the unemployment situation Is one of the greatest problems the govern ments are confronted with at this time Premier Hendryk Colijn of Hol land chairman of the commission announced the introduction at a public meeting this morning The text of the American resolu tion follows Representatives of the powers participating in this conference con sidering that unemployment and consequent great distress are now prevalent throughout the world considering that existence of this situation is one of the gravest prob lems with which governments are confronted at present Declare that they view with lessened hours of labor and a scale of wages which should mentation of nroductivltv MOLEY REFUSES TO TALK ON HIS ARRIVAL IN N Y Reserves His Report on Parley at London for Roosevelt NEW YORK July 13 Raymond Moley assistant secretary of state returned from the London economic conference today and re served whatever he had to say for the ears of the president Accompanying him on the liner Manhattan were Herbert Bayard Swope his personal adviser Oliver S W Sprague economic adviser to the American delegation and Ed mund Day technical adviser After the liner reached quaran tine Professor Moley shut himself up in his cabin and typed out a 50 word statement for publication which he distributed His stenographic efforts were captloned Statements of Raymond Moley Assistant Secretary of State July 13 1933 and said On Water for Week I have been on the water for a week together with my associate Herbert Bayard Swope who accom panied me at the presidents re quest and our knowledge of the re cent developments in London is leas than yours here Concerning my Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July see by the papers where my old governor friend Bill Mur ray of Oklahoma called out the national guard to keep the folks from voting for beer Now he will have to call out the U S army to keep folks from celebrating the voting of beer The London conference has de cided to hold for two more weeks in order for the hotels to kinder play even on the thing and give the American delegation a little golf against the Prince of Wales There is nothing as sad for lorn as forgotten in the world as a delegate on returning from a conference We have forgot now who we sent over Yours WILL CopyrlBM 1D33 MeNmiKht Symllcalc Swope at Washington to the state department and of course to the president Following that the professor par ried all questions with I wouldnt want to answer that I have no opinion on that you know as much about it as I do or I cant say anything about that More talkative than Moley was Sprague though only in generali ties Hard to Reach Terms Until there Is more certainty re garding the outcome of the internal developments here it is difficult to come to terms with other coun tries he said It is vitally Important he con tinued that existing disparity be not increased and It is desirable that the things which have fallen most in price be increased most and those fallen least be Increased least As an afterthought Sprague added that It would be a good thing If there were more intelligent betting on horse racing In this country and less unintelligent spec ulation in the stock market MARSHALLTOWN WORKERS STRIKE Relief Projects Halted by Demands for 35 Cent Cash Wage MARSHALLTOWN July 13 relief projects were at a standstill here today as workers on the R F c lists went on strike for a cash wage rate of 35 cents an hour The present rate is 25 cents an hour and the wages are paid in groceries The decision to strike was made Wednesday night in a meeting attended by 200 men all of whom are receiving aid from the R F C A large delegation of strikers gathered this morning on the court house lawn but no demonstration resulted Labor leaders will hold an arbi tration meeting Friday afternoon with the Marshall county R F C board and the county board of su pervisors Wage scales on relief projects are fixed by the super visors here Approximately 325 families are receiving aid from the R F C here Thief Fails to Get Worlds Fair Bible CHICAGO Jnly 13 thief attempted to steal the smallest Bible in the world from a miniature church in the hall of religion at the worlds fair The thief broke the lock on the church only to find that he Bible had been removed to a vault Italian Armada Reaches Shediac From Labrador Balbo Lands First Seaplane in Bay Followed by 23 Others SHEDIAC N B July 13 Tho squadron of 24 Italianseaplanes cnroute for Chicago arrived here this afternoon from CartwriEht Labrador i The first tnef great air armadaled by Air Minister General Balbo came down in Shediac Bay at p m The other ships came into view behind their leader and maneuvered for position in the harbor The great crowd awaiting here to give the Italian expedition a rousing welcome saw first 12 air planes appear from the northeast These were followed shortly by three others By the time the leading craft had dipped to the water level all of the 24 seaplanes were in view In Groups of Three Flying in groups of three the Ital ian ships made a great circle over Shediac Bay before landing on the quiet waters completing the fifth leg of their journey from Orbetello Italy Twentyfour dories laden with gasoline were all ready to begin im mediate refueling of the trans Atlantic squadron General Balbo brought his arma da across the 800 miles from Cart wright to Shediac in six hours and 17 minutes Air Armaaa Takes Off CARTWRIGHT Labrador July 13 colorful air armada took off from Cartwright harbor this morning and roared down the Labrador coast on its 800 mile flight to Shediac N B its next halting place on the journey from Orbetello to Chicago Gen Italo Balbo and the S5 other aviators he called men of flesh with hearts of steel arrived late yesterday hours after leaving Reykjavik Iceland 1500 miles from here Italians felicitated themselves on their elapsed time since leaving their base at Orbetello Italy July 1 They have covered 3930 miles of their 6100 mile cruise in 30 hours and 20 minutes of flying time an average of a little less than 130 miles an hour After Shediac Montreal will be the next stop and then Chicago Driver Injured When Car Tips Hitch Hiker and Pocketbook Gone WATERLOO July 13 George C Lange 54 Milwaukee wns in St Francis hospital here hls afternoon suffering from shock and severe head bruises received when his automobile overturned at a curve 11 miles cast on highway 10 He was alone when found hut lold police he had picked up a hitch hiker shortly before the acci dent His pockctbook containing was missing Livermore Man Dies After Auto Accident FORT DODGE July 13 Emmett Griffin 27 year old farm laborer of Livermore died in Mercy hospital here at noon today of In juries received In Rock Island rail road crossing accident near Liver more late Wednesday INDUSTRIES GET CODES READY TO SEEK APPROVAL Roosevelt Gets Report of Jobless Decrease in Pennsylvania WASHINGTON July 13 Preparations for harboring more in dustries and businesses under the industrial recovery law had Wash ington humming today while President Roosevelt kept tab on production and employment devel opments Gov Giffbrd Pinchot of Pennsyl ania took a personal report to the white house on unemployment hav ing decreased 4 per cent in Penn sylvania since the shift of the trend Meanwhile fearful lest increased production get out of the bounds of the ability of people to buy and constitute a threat to business progress the administration is con sidering what if anything can be done on that problem Submit Definite Code Johnson stopped in on a group representing the national retail council central organization of most retail organizations and on coming out said it looked as though this group would submit a definite code very shortly A code of trade practice covering wages and hours of labor in the oil industry was filed today with the industrial recovery administration i The coder was handed in by the American petroleum Institute for the industry after long conference It contains a general provision covering certain phases of the wage question which is not generally re garded as acceptable by the admin istration Bituminous Coal Code Hearings will be made however without further revision and dif ferences of opinion straightened out as these proceed A conference of bituminous coal operators from 14 states and Unit ed Mine Workers of America of ficials also completed a code of fair competition In other conference rooms at the commerce department silk manu facturers discussed problems of their trade but indicated they were not presenting a specific code at this time Lace manufacturers also con sulted with the administrators Meanwhile a group of clothing manufacturers set up headquarters in a hotel and began the task of determining minimum wages and maximum working hours for their industry To Get Interpretation The national textile committee representing cotton textile manu facturers are to meet with admin istrators of the recovery act to morrow for an explanation and in terpretation of revisions made by President Roosevelt in the cotton textile code The committee of the National Lumber Manufacturers association which several days ago submitted code to Johnson conferred with liim today to seek an adjustment 3f terms in the agreement which he had pronounced unacceptable WESTWATElOO SCHOOL COST CUT Amount Allowed for Pay of Teachers Reduced by 20 Per Cent WATERLOO July 13 board of education of Waterloo west school district Wednesday night adopted a tentative budget of 5215260 in the general fund for 193334 a reduction of 16 per cent 7rom last year and 28 per cent ower than the budget of 193132 In addition the sum of 572177 is allowed for debt service The amount allowed for teachers salar es was reduced 20 per cent Ira Blough member of the board 11 years resigned and was elected secretary of the board succeeding Will C Logan James O Lowe raffic manager of John Deere Tractor company was elected board member to succeed Blough SPECULATOR FREED JOHN FACTOR ZELLA FACTOR Chokes on Clgaret Stub CARBONDALE III July 13 K IS months old son of Gordon Kerr of Brookport choked to death today on an unlightcd stub of a clsraret his father had discarded tate Police Still on Trail of Kidnapers City County Officers Called Off Chase by OContiells ALBANY N Y July 13 With city and county authorities virtually stymies by order the politically powerful OConnell bro thers state police officers alone were reported today to be making vigorous efforts to track down the kidnapers of the democratic lead ers nephew John J OConnell Jr strapping soldier and athlete who was snatched six days ago Brothers Ed and Dan OConnell and John J Solly OConnell the 24 year old six footers father clung to their preference to deal personally with the young mans afcijuctors while the gray clad troopers maintained a watch on the highways in Greene county which adjoins Albany county State Troopers Busy Ordered into action by Governor Lehman the state troopers kept in all night lookout on the widely travelled motor lanes for nn auto mobile resembling the green car which police snid young OConnell was believed to have been whisked away in by his captors The search here for the heir to the OConnell political domain has slowed up to a walk because anti cipated contacts with the youths Turn to Pnfff B Column ft Big Damage Done by Turkish Earthquake But No One Injured ISTANBUL Turkey July 13 T earthquake at Changiri near Ankara yesterday left no house In the town undamaged and threw the Inhabitants Into a panic but no body was hurt The dome of the celebrated Ulu mosque was damaged considerably HANDLING TOLD EY CHIC AGO MAN 20 Men in Gang That Held Him 12 Days Says Factor CHICAGO July 13 actor disclosed to day that 000 was paid in 5 and 10 bills to ilfl kidnapers as the price of his freedom I suffered unbelievable tortures factor said which it is impossible or me to describe or for you to believe Awakening after a sleep of nearly 12 hours after 12 days a prisoner of a kidnaping band he refreshed himself and shaved off the long growth of beard that gave evidence of his long captivity 20 Men in Gang Factor asserted there must have seen 20 men in the gang that seized um the morning of July 1 as he motored home from a nlgfit club He he was struck in the face jound threatened with machine una and driven near hysteria by he brutality and threats of his cap tors There were so many men in the fang and because my eyes were apcd tightly from the start Fac or said that I would not be able to identify the kidnapers Their voices were those of Intel ligent men All I could see was a section of a hardwood floor Held In Farmhouse I was held on the second floor of a farmhouse which I believe was about one and onehalt miles from LaGrange LaGrange is the su burb where Factor was released early A ring which I sent to my fam ily and friends with a piece tit paper bearing my signature was the only communication I sent out while I was held The ransom was arranged in ne gotiations between friends of my family and friends of the kidnapers It was paid in broad daylight out side of Chicago in five and ten dol lar bills It was reported the was a down payment and that a smaller amount would be paid later Threats are Miide Among the threats which Factor said were made to him was one on the first day after his kidnaping At that time Factor said he was being held in the basement of a large building the location of which he did not know Factor told the story of the kid naping to a newspaperman selected by a group of reporters and sent to Factors hotel room He greeted the reporter while lying In bed dressed in lavender striped pajamas and appeared worn from his experience His son Jerome also a victim of itidnapcrs two months ago was present as was also a younger son Alvin 7 years old At one time Factor said the kidnapers threat ened him saying Going for Ride Youre going for a Your friends arent keeping their word The kidnapers originally demand id 500OOQ but their demands were scaled down he explained Asked if he would prosecute the kidnapers Factor replied What can I do I couldnt rec ognize them Theres nothing I can do I am In terrible shape physically My legs are weak my stomach ifl weak and Im very nervous Pinna to nest Up Im going to rest up regain my health and then go back to my business Factor expressed indignation over a charge by Attorney Overmeyer representing the British crown that the kidnaping was a fraud All I can say is tnat I hope Overmeyer and none of his family Turn to Inue 8 Column 3 WeaBti IOWA WEATHER Unsettled scattered showers Thursday night and probably In south central and extrcmo cast portions Friday slightly cooler Fridny nnil In northwest nnd northeast portions Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures sr 24 hour period ending at 8 ocock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday Minimum In Night At 8 A M Thursday Tho highest temperature of the month was reached Wednesday fiS 68 Ifi   

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