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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                o Nith Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home C 0 M P H 4 n L 0 I E HS MEM A ART THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 17 1933 SHIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 243 Men Fit Into 3 Way Plan Roosevelt Picks His Aides According to Jobs By HERBERT PUJMMER A SHIN GT ON July 17 UK President Roose velts selection of two more profes sors George F Warren of Cor nell and James H Rogers of Yale to study mesns oj putting the public debt on a longtime basis at a re duced cost goes to the heart of a problem that has vexed con gress for a long while i And also it brings to the fore again the sys tem that Roosevelt apparently will follow in the working out of per manent legislative reforms This system apparently has three separate and distinct divisions The first is the planning division This group is composed of the pro lessors or as they are familiarly Known around the capital the brain trusters In the study of the public debt Professors Rogers and Warren are understood to rep resent the brain trust Survey whole Scheme It will be their duty to make a comprehensive survey of the whole scheme of federal finances and submit their findings and recom mendations to the president Once that is dons another group steps in headed by the president himself in the capacity of a sort of political directorgeneral The white house summons the congressional leaders in for a con ference The plan worked out by the professors is placed before them It is here that ways and means of getting the proposed leg islation through congress are de vised lead to harmonize the views of the two groups Makes Concessions Just as long as the main objec tive is retained he doesnt care Hell make concessions here and there for after all it Is up to con gress to translate the plan into law He is so to speak the balance wheel between the political theorist and thepractical politician A god Illustration of this was to be seen In the industrial recovery Act There was talk that as far back as last Christmas Roosevelt had be fore him the industrial recovery plan It was not however until the senate passed the Black 30hour week bill that he brought it out Different Type And then comes the third those charged with the administra tion of the law as passed by con gress and approved by the president This group is made up of an en tirely different type of persons They are the hard boiled men of the administration Here you see the LewDouglases the Hugh John sons the ex pected to hew to the line regardless In putting the law Into effect The president keeps his thumb on this group to be sure This was evi denced by the fact that he placed his secretary of the interior in charge of the gigantic public works program Leather Workers to Demand an Hour SALEM Mass July 17 Union officials claiming represen tation of more than 60000 leather workers In the east announced to day they would demand the code for the leather industry provide for the payment of an hour to workers and establish a 30 hour working week AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Women aint grot no sense about marryin Imagine pickin out a dress by waitin for some clerk to offer the one you could have MAYTAG DENIES KIDNAP THREAT Flyers Bound for Lithuania Killed in Crash 2 BODIES FOUND UNDER PLANE IN GERMAN FOREST Americans Believed to Have Mistaken Trees for Meadow SOLDIN Pomeranla Germany July 17 The airplane Lithu anica in which Stephen Darius and Stanley Girenas were attempting a nonstop flight from New York to Lithuania crashed early today at Kuhdamm and both fivers were killed Kuhdamm is five miles south of Soldin Soldin is situated on a lake of the same name near the border line of the two Prussian provinces of Neu mark and Pomerania Police sur mised that the aviators in attempt ing to land mistook treetops for a meadow Discovered in Forest The plane was discovered in a forest The bodies of the airmen were under it A local farmer heard the craEU about 7 oclock this morning but the actual discovery of the ship was not made until a few hours later A party of aviators and police officials left immediately from Ber lin for Soldin There was some doubt about the exact time of the crash Investiga tors said the bodies indicated the iieardNolso Stop Women gathering berries said they heard a machine about 5 oclock and the noise suddenly ceased Later a cyclist discovered the plane with the flyers burled beneath and the wings hanging from trees A rural policeman found a route map copies of Chicago newspapers and a pouch with letters on which were the names of Darius and Girenas and also of Victor Vcs klaitea of Wllketbarre Pa who served as the mechanic for the A guard was placed at the scene by the police and for the time be ing the bodies were left there WITHOUT APPROVAL NEW YORK July 17 phen Darius and Stanley Girenas LithuanianAmerican flyers who crashed to their death in Pomer ania today started their attempt to fly nonstop to Lithuania without the knowledge or approval of the government They had waited here since May Tom io Paffc 2 Column 1 DROP SUIT FOR MELLON TAXES Tax Against ExTreasury Officials Dismissed WASHINGTON July 17 tax suit against An drew W Mellon and other former treasury officials was dismissed to day by Justice James M Proctor in the District of Columbia supreme court The suit was filed by David A Olson former Investigator for a special senate committee and charged Bellon former secretary Ogdcn Mills and several others with conspiring to defraud the govern ment in the settlement of foreign steamship company taxes Justice Proctor in his opinion sustaining a demurrer raised by the defendants said the suit did not state a good present cause of Ac tion Unless Olson files the suit in an amended form the dismissal today means the end of the case Olson charged Mellon Mills Ar thur A Ballantine former treasury undersecretary David H Blair for mer internal revenue commissioner and Alexander W Gregg former treasurey solicitor with fraudulent ly permitting the steamship com panies never named to escape taxes of Under the law the defendants would have had to pay If Olsons suit had been upheld Olson was a former investigator for the senate banking committee which investigated the stock mar ket and banking Haugen 74 Is Seriously III at Home ExRepresentative Is Suffering Heart Weakness NORTHWOOD July N Haugen former representative to congress from the fourth Iowa dis trict is seriously ill at his hxme here suffering from a heart weak ness complicated with other organic disturbances In spite of his 74 years Mr Haugen has always been an active and energetic man and during 1is summer vacations has been up early and late in supervising the work on his various farms A severe illnea from flu and complications exper ienced last winter left him weakened and on his return to Northwood at tir the close of his service at Wash ington he attempted to renew his usual strenuous farm supervision but found his condition would not permit the exertion required The veteran of congress has ben confined to his home most of the time during the past two mouths his occasional trips to his farms being followed by periods of illness His son L G Haugen of New York City has been here during the past three weeks Mr Haugens sonin law and daughter Mr and Mrs J O E Johnson and their family re side in the Haugen home anil are caring for him during his illness Iowa Distributors of iscussion DES MOINES July 16 P Petroleum distributors in Iowa will meet here Thursday to discuss a tentative industrial code agreed upon at a national meeting recently in Chicago The petroleum code is one drafted at the instigation of President Roosevelt in the industrial recovery campaign M L Long secretary of the Iowa Petroleum association J M Cushman of Des Moines and A L Lommel of Waterloo represented Iowa at the Chicago meeting Fiftyfour national delegates will attend the final conference in Wash ington July 24 J W Harriiiian Again Slips Out of Nursing Home Former Head of N Y Bank Tells Taxi Driver to Go to Ferry NEW YORK July 17 W Harriman former head of the Harriman National Bank and Trust company disappeared today for a second time from the Regent nursing home llo East Sixtyfirst street William J Donovan chief of counsel for Harriman who is under bail of on a federal indict ment charging alteration of the books of the bank notified U S Attorney George Z Mcdalie of Harrlmans disappearance Donovan wild Harriman slipped out through the service entrance to the home and entered a taxicab and that a boy who was close by said the taxi driver was told to drive to Fort Lee ferry lowan Survivor of Blazing Oil Tanker CHARLESTON S Car July 17 A Baker of Jeffer son Iowa was one of 36 survivors rescued from a blazing oil tanker In a heavy sea The survivors of the Cities Ser vice Petrol were picked up by the tanker Gulf Gem and brought to port here yesterday Capt F L Sears and George R Binnlnger a wiper went down with the petrol Earthquake Causes 5 Hours of Terror POONA India July 17 earthquake caused a five hour reign of terror here last night when in habitants fled from their homes into open places In panic First reports said there was no damage DRESSED UP FOR CHURCH Resplendent in white dress uniforms members ot the ItnUan trans Press THREE STATES OF SOUTH WILL VOTE Prohibition to Get Test in Alabama Arkansas and Tennessee By KOBERT BUNNELLE MEMPHIS Tenn July 17 Three states of the deep south vote on repeal this week in elections which both friends and foes of pro hibition recognize as a crucial test in the national campaign Alabama and Arkansas hold their elections tomorrow while Tennessee votes Thursday Leaders on both sides in all three states claim vic tory The 16 states which already have voted have favored repeal The re pealists believe if they can swing the south into line their battle is virtually won Intensive Campaigns For weeks Intensive campaigns have been conducted through the three states Postmaster General Farley capped the repeal campaign here this week end calling upon Alabama Arkansas and Tennessee to keep the covenant with Presi dent Roosevelt byvoting to repeal the eighteenth amendment Repealists stumping the voting states have raised the issues of party loyalty and of states rights dear to the democratic south Point to Tradition Antirepeal campaigners many of them church leadens have called attention to the southa dry traditions and warned of danger of return of the saloon and possible effects on social conditions ists generally were in coitrol of state organizations Dr A J Barton of Wilmington N Car was to plead the cause of the dry a at a mass meeting here tonight He has been prominently Identified with organizations sup porting the eighteenth amendment Sir John Ellerman Reputedly Wealthiest Man in England Dies LONDON July 17 John Ellerman shipping magnate and reputedly the richest man in Eng land died today at Dieppe Franie He wag 71 years old Sir John who was created a bar onet In 1905 was controlling owrtr of the Ellerman City Hall and Bucknall lines and other steamship companies Formerly ttewas prin cipal owner of the Leyland line CONDITIONS OF WORLD BETTER Nations Try Public Works Industrial Control to Fight Slump EDITORS NOTE What la the world doing nation by na tion and people by people to conquer the depression sion What Is Turkeys problem and Italys and Finlands and Brazils And what special measures are these and other nations talcing to aolve these problems The Associated Press has asked Its correspondents in other lands for the answers Their findings are the basis for three special news Btorics pre pared by A D Stcfferud As sociated Press cable editor the first of which dealing with the Americas follows Copyright 1033 by The Assoclntid Press For its ailments the nations of the world have been taking the pills of public works industrial control and stimulation of consumption and they are beginning to feel some what better From the world economic confer ence a complete diagnosis and a major operation on tariffs debts overproduction and sluggish money were expected but with the im pending adjournment of that con sultation the nations are ready to proceed with the recovery pro grams they started months ago Get More Money These consist mostly of plans for helping people to get more money and to spend it more freely and schemes involving the outlay of bil lions for construction projects the prevention of overproduction cre ation of demands for certain com modities and the like Governmental supervision of in dustries ranks high among these panaceas Italy the United States Germany and Russia are among Its users and oil tin nitrate sugar wheat and cotton are products for which it has been applied or sug gested Example for Speed President Roosevelts new deal hag set an example at least for speed for many late developments In antidepression vast Turn to PaRe 2 Column a POST LANDS AT MOSCOW TAKES OFF FOR SIBERIA Refuses Chance to Get Sleep in His Stop of 2 Hours MOSCOW Jury 17 Post American round the world solo flyer soared eastward this af ernoon on the 1818 mile journey o Novosibirsk in Siberia He had anded a few hours earlier from Coenigsberg Germany The most perfect possible weath er conditions prevailed from Mos ow as far as the Ural mountains weather officials who gave hc airman full meteorological in formation before he left said it was robable the present cloudiness jetween the Urals and Novosibirsk would clear up before he reached that area Post refused a chance to snach a ew minutes sleep at the Moscow airport that he might speed up mechanics working on his plane Ahead of Old Time It was p m a m C T when the American flyer started the Novosibirsk leg of his journeyl He had been in Moscow 2 noura and 52 minutes When he aped away from the soviet capital a more than 48 houi growth of beard had disappeared from his face OB be a pout IB mln lilS itaort stay Taere in tn Galty had ah elapse time of 54 hours and 34 minute when they reached Moscow Post made the trip from Koenigs berg to Moscow in 5 hours and 3 minutes and had therefore an elaps ed time of 50 houra and 10 minute on his arrival In the soviet capital Delays In Refueling He was behind the schedule hi had arranged for himself but was 4 hours and 24 minutes ahead of th flight he made with Gatty The Oklahoman lost time In Ber lin because of delays in refueling and later in Koenigsberg because of rain Post said he experienced greal difficulty with his mechanical pilol from the beginning of his flighl from New York and he was there fore compelled to drive his ship anually the entire distance Dnnculties with the robot were blamed for forcing the American flyer a hundred miles off his course between Koenigsberg and Moscow and they were also said to be the chief reason why he landed at the east Prussian capital last night Trouble With KolKt he robot trouble combined with a ureak in the oil feed Induced Post to land at Moscow he said He hoped he had put everything in ex cellent order here before he de parted Russian officials were concerned at Posts small appetite and urged more food on him but the Ameri can declined saying I eat only enough to keep from weakening my self I purposely stay hungry so I can keep awake The American aviator had his two thermos battles filled with boiled water just before taking off for Siberia Dr Baetjer XRay Specialist Is Dead BALTIMORE July 17 Frederick Henry Baetjer pioneer xray specialist of the Johns Hop kins medical school died today at his home in suburban Catonsvillc He was 58 years old Elliott Roosevelt Is Divorced From MINDEN Nevada July 17 OP Elliott Roosevelt second son of th president and Elizabeth Donner Roosevelt were divorced in dlstric court hero today Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal July a good thing those Ital ians landed in seaplanes if they had landed on the ground they wouldnt have had room to land for Italians Well they have freat cause to rejoice you know where the idea come from dont you Teddy Roosevelt when he sent the fleet around the world There was a lot of Mussolini in that old boy I will bet you that this Wiley Post makes it around the world and breaks his own record I would have liked to have been in there with Post instead of the robot And I could have if I had known as much as it does Well the unemployed will be coming in pretty soon from the London conference Yours WILL Copyright 1933 McNaucht Syndicate DENY RANSOM IN RELEASE OF LUER Aged Alton Banker Relates Story of Physical and Mental Suffering ALTON 111 July 17 re ease by a kidnap gang of Augua Luer aged and wealthy banker to day had a tilled deep aoxiety for hi aaiety but createa a controvera over howimicbVtC any ransom T Freed eaily Sunday on a highway near Collinsville HI the 77 year old and almost Invalid man was re turned to his home several hours later by department of Justice agents The officers were caned to sort conducted by Mrs Grace Mil ler where Luer appeared and an nounced his identity He said he walked a half mile from the place where he was ejected from a motor car Physical Suffering He related a story of physical and mental suffering while detained for more than five days in a chilly musty and tiny subbasement Carl Luer his son asserted We didnt pay a cent of ransom Many well Informed persons believe how ever that a ransom of 10000 changed hands The initial demand received in a note Thursday was reported to have been for The elderly man seized last Mon day evening in his own home here by two men and a woman suffers iom frequent heart attacks Fear hat he might die while in custody was believed In some quarters to Hive been the motivating Influence n the release Wed never have touched you Pop if wed known you were so weak and sick Luer said he was told by one of the abductors Pones With Wife After a bath physical examina tion and nap Luer late yesterday posed with his wife for photograph ers He joked with cameramen but police would not permit him to make a further statement The examination revealed that Luer was in remarkably good health considering the poor condi tion of his heart and the ordeal he suffered He said he never saw the faces of his captors The trio which seized him in his home wore masks and immediately taped his eyes and did not remove the bandages during his captivity ho explained CHIEF OF STATE CRIME BUREAU TELLS OF PLOT Says Manufacturer Was Guarded on His Trip to Newton LAKE GENEVA Wis July 37 L Maytag at his summer lomc here today described an wholly unfounded a report that kidnapers had menaced him or that he has received threatening letters His personal secretary Mrs Jose phine Roach responded to all in uiries at the Maytag home Maytag irlefly denied the reports and Mrs loach added that for several days fforts have been made to suppress vhat she described wild rumors hat Mr Maytag is in danger She denied that Illinois state roopers have been shielding the owa manufacturer and Lake Ge neva police said they had not been nformed of the reported threats Only the usual guards were in evi dence about the Maytag CONFIRMS RUMOR Hutton Asks for Divorce From Aimee McPherson LOS ANGELES July 17 Suit for divorce was filed by David Hutton baritone singer against Aimee Semple McPherson Hutton the evangelist In supdrior court to day charging mental cruelty Specifically sefd the baritone chorlstor who married the Angelus temple evangelist 22 months ago on a flying trip to Yuma Ariz he was tired of having the intimate details of his married life publicly dis cussed On High Seas Mrs McPhersonHutton Is on the high seas enroute home from Europe Divorce often rumored is sought by Hutton as a climax to a tumul tuous wedded life which only a fort night or so ago was punctuated by seriocomic cablegram from his wife in Paris announcing the birth of a son Explanation Given Subsequently the explanation drifted out of temple headquarters that Sister Aimee was merely trying to find out where the leak was occurring in confidential messages she sent the temple The complaint filed today alleges Aimee made him and his married life ridiculous by perpe trating a hoax as to the birth of a baby which was bandied about in the press of the world when in fact no baby was bom DES MOINES July 17 en Park A Findley chief of the state bureau of investigation today confirmed a rumor that an attempt ed kidnaping of Fred L Maytag 76 millionaire washing machine manu facturer of Newton had been thwarted last week Information reaching him Find ley declared was that a kidnap era planned to fieize BJ tion of Following an inv ton plans for Maytaga return were altered and he arrived Wednesday state agents Special Bodyguard Rich Anderson former Polk coun ty deputy sheriff was retained as a special private bodyguard and Iowa officers maintained a close vigil over the pioneer manufacturer dur ing the celebration and up until the time he left the state border on the return trip to his summer home at Lake Geneva Wls Illinois state police took overthe Ejuard when Iowa officers turned back and weret understood to be maintaining a watch over the Lake eneva home Findley said he had received word July 10 that the attempt was to be made to spirit Maytag away when le stepped off the train at Newton Thursday Word was sent to him at iake Geneva resulting In the change in plans and preparations to guard him Working on Cose State Agents William McArtluir md C A Langdon assisted Findley n the investigation and subsequent watct over Maytags movements Findley declined to reveal the source of bin information but said lis office was still working on the case Anderson accompanied Maytag to Lake Geneva nd was to continue his work as personal bodyguard on a rip to Cuba which Maytag plan ned for the near future Hud No Information NEWTON July 17 J Siegers Jasper county attorney de clared today that he had had no in formation of attempted kidnaping of Fred L Maytag 76 Millionaire manufacturer here last Thursday Siegers declared This Is the first I have heard of it when told by the Associated Press that state agents had maintained a guard over Maytag after investigating the in tended kidnaping Wea IOWA WEATHER Increasing cloudlncnu slight ly warmer followed by shcnvcrR In northwest portion Monday night Scattered showers Tues day with cooler In west nnd central portions LOCAL STATISTICS The American Beet Sugar com pany weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Minimum In Night HI 47 Figures for 21 hour period endlnjr at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum 82 Minimum In Night 58 At 8 a m if   

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