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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1933, Mason City, Iowa I North Iowas Edited for the Home VLl OF IOWA I R S M n I M r 3 I NEWSPAPEK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 25 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 250 Talks Up in First Term Senator Clark Not One Who Obeys Tradition By HERBERT PLOMMER WASHINGTON July 25 Most of the new senators who came in with the new deal observed the traditional silence of firsttermers during the spe cial session but one or two of them figured in outbursts that will cause them to bear watch ing in the fu ture One was young Bennett Champ Clark son of the former speaker of the house ju nior senator from BENNETTCCLVRK MiSSOUri Senator Clark gave every evi dence from the start that he would not be content to sit idly by until he had learned the ropes At that he enjoyed seniority over the first termers for Senator Hawes re signedhis seat in the seventysec ond congress so Clark might get preference in committee assign ments Supports Klngfish Young Clark had been in the sen ate but a short while when he made his bow It was on the side of Huey Long Clark came to the king fishs support in his political trou bles down in Louisiana He has bobbed up frequently in senate debates He was quite active when the economy bill vas up for consideration and was one of the senators who led the fight for con firmation of Guy T Helvering of Kansas for commissioner of inter nal revenue Nevadas new senator the plump whitehaired Pat McCarran is an other firsttermer who struck out rather boldly in the special session To Stop Progress Itwas McCarran who sought to stop progress of the administra tions economy plan through the senate by a parliamentary move He tried toget the bill sent to the judiciary cornmlttee but a S A few minutesafter the roll call he was in a squabble with Senator Glass of Virginia Glass had made a scarcely audibleremark which Mc Carran caught and jumped to his feet to claim the floor on personal privilege Ho Taclded Glass He warned Glass that he wanted to put a stop to such remarks and declared that it they werent stopped lie would invoke the rule of the senate There are few senators even among the old timers who care to get into an argument with Glass but the reputation of the Virginian did not stop McCarran He is a product of the southern Nevada mining boom days Former ly a district attorney In the center of the Tonopah boom he has gone far in the judiciary of Nevada but retains many characteristics born of gold rush times Great Neck Woman Raises Maids Pay WASHINGTON July 25 Among early telegrams received at the white house after the presi dents appeal for higher wages was one from a housewife in Great Neck N Y She wired that she had decided immediately to raise the pay of her maid 10 per cent Trio Suffer Burns in Gasoline Explosion WASHINGTON Iowa July 25 UP Cherwinker Melvin Criss and Lester Kemp are recovering from burns suffered when a gaso Jlne engine exploded at the Milwau kee pump house at Conesvllle yes terday AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Amy aint jealous You never see a wife get jealous until her husband starts spendin money on the other woman F R GETS PLEDGES OF SUPPORT Hunt for Bandits Turns Back Toward Luverne POSSES GIVE UP ASUS OFFICERS KEEP ON WATCH Gang May Have Held Up Farmhouse or Crossed State Line SUTHERLAND July 25 Posses hunting three fugitive mem bers of the Barrow gang broke up this afternoon after a day and night search TJ S Marshal Fred Hird foimer Olympic rifle champion remained in the Sutherland territory with a few men but belief was expressed that the fugitives had made good their escape Federal Officer O C Dewey and State Agent Bill Arthur went to Luverne east of here in an attempt to pick up the trail of the bandits who were seen there late yesterday NO CLEWS IN RAID LUVERNE July renewed search for three members of the Barrow gang who escaped yester day during a gun battle near Dex ter turned back to this vicinity to day after a posse of federal state and county officers raided a report ed hangout of the gang in a ravine near Sutherland this morning but found no evidence of recent occupa tion The bandits were last positive ly sighted when they passed througiiXhe jit ternpon small posses each with a machine gun were working to ward Luverne from Sutherland but officers feared the gang may have escaped during the night into Min nesota or South Dakota Some of ficers expressed the opinion the trio might have taken possession of a farm house to get rest food and give treatment to one of the three who was badly wounded Seek Clyde Barrow The officials are seeking Clyde Barrow Texas desperado a woman companion and a man Identified as Jack Sherman of Dallas Texas In the fray yesterday Marvin Barrow was seriously wounded and his wife taken prisoner Barrow in a Perry hospital was reported slightly improved today but physi cians expected meningitis to devel op from an old wound In his fore head They held little hope for his recovery Heavily armed the peace enforce ment officers gathered here last night after reports that the three fugitives had been seen in a stolen automobile headed for Sutherland known to be in the vicinity of one of the gangs hideouts Charge on Hideout The officials charged the hideout in a ravine seven miles east of Sutherland but found no traces of recent occupation Returning to town they received orders from Park A Findley chief of the bu reau of investigation to remain at Sutherland overnight to await fur ther instructions Barney Gardner Luverne garage man reported the car with Clyde Barrow notorious Texas bandit I and two companions had passed through here yesterday afternoon An attempt to halt the bandits could not be organized quickly enough to stop them here although officers were notified immediately There were two men and one woman in the car Gardner told Mayor George Trede One of them Tnm to Face 2 Column 2 MOLLISONS CRASH NEAR GOAL After conquering tho north Atlantic nnd flying within 00 miles at their goal the British nlr celebrities Amy and James Molllson crashed their black cnbln biplnno near Bridgeport Conn Saturday night but es caped with slight Injuries Photo shows the wrecked plane Seafurcr after the piano alighted In a drainage ditch nnd nosed over into the soft marsh land Central Presa Aviation Observes Flight byBleriot TO NAME CHIEFS OF PUBLIC WORKS Plan Early Announcement of Regional and State Directors WASHINGTON July 25 announcement of the names of regional and state public works administrators was promised by Secretary Ickes organization today but there was no Indication as to the exact time The men to be selected will co operate with the central agency here In picking out the most worthy projects to be constructed in the governments vast reemployment program There were indications the ap pointments might be announced nmfi time today 24 Years Later 24 planes Fly Across Atlantic Ocean By DALE HARRISON NEW YORK July 25 is the anniversary of amazing ad venture Twentyfour years ago today on July 25 1909 Louis Blerlot flew the channel Twentyfour planes commanded by the Italian air minister Gen Ita lo Balbo took off from Jamaica Bay on the second leg of their re turn flight to Italy From Calais France to Dover Eng is barely 25 miles Bleriot flew it and the day is an epochal anniversary Italy to Illinois Balbos fleet of planes flew from Italy to Illinois nor did the tower ing Alps dismay them nor the grumbling sea Twentyfour planes Twenty four years Calais to Dover Orbctello to Chicago Bleriot to Balbo In between those years has been death Plane Crashes Pilot Killed Crumbles Plane Sea Claims Ocean Flyer Those were the headlines But there have been other head lines too History headlines Flies Chicago to New York NonStop Plane Aloft a Week Lindbergh Lands in Paris Those were the headlines Flew 120 Feet Before years before had been Orville Wright He flew 120 feet and dumbfounded the world In four lines history is told Orville feet Louis channel Charles Atlantic Wiley world They are the chosen Wright Blerlot Lindbergh Post soloists all performing unforget table symphonies in the skies 105 Year Old Negro Civil War Vet Dies MARSHALLTOWN July 25 Stevens 105 Negro oldest member of the Iowa soldiers home here died last night He was born In Kentucky March 28 1828 ac cording1 to home records and served in Company E Sixtieth U S Negro infantry Hawks on New York to Saskatchewan Hop NEW YORK July 25 Hawks speed flyer took off from Floyd Bennett field at p m EST today on a nonstop flight to Rogina Sask He said he would make no attempt to set any spend record Will Rogers OAKLAND Cal July Well I am still herding gover nors got to go by air to keep up with some of em in Roscoe Tur ners Lockhcad headed for Fris co where I will file this With Roscoe is Fred Balzarr the fly ing governor of Nevada Gover nor Green of Rhode Island who lias just flown all around cen tral America Governor White of Ohio and family flew from Co lumbus yesterday Governor Miller of Wyoming flew from Cheyenne This herding governors aint near as bad as I thought it would be just give ern plenty to eat and let em speak and they dont give you any bother Green of Rhode Island and Governor Cross of Connecticut are awful highly educated and speak different from these western and southern governors So my job is really an interpreter for Green and Cross I am carrying a proxy from Bill Murray and Ma Furgeson both so I got a lot of voting strength in the convention Yours WILL ROGERS J933 McAnttRlil Syndicate BONES OF FIFTH VICTIM FOUND Railroad Workers Clear Off Wreckage After Fire at Glad win GLADWIN July 25 workers clearing the wreckage of the Milwaukee railroad 25 car train wreck of last week today found what they believed to be the bones of a fifth victim of the crash and fire John Cheek of Dewey Okla father of one of the men killed arrived and identified three of the four bodies found immediately after the wreck as those of his son Ken neth 21 Joe McKibbens 19 and Daulton Bond 18 all of Dewey The men had been previously identified by a companion riding on the train The elder Cheek accompanied the bodies on the return to Dewey to day Only 12 of the 25 cars wrecked and burned had been cleared today and railroad officials estimated that the main track would not be cleared until Thursday Traffic was being routed over a temporary stretch of track Damage to railroad equip ment and buildings at Gladwln was estimated by the officials at approx imately 300000 MOLLISONS PLAN LONG REST Say Little About Program for Future on Arrival in New York NEW YORK July 25 flying Mollisons who set bravely out from Wales in their own plane only to reach New York in a fly ing ambulance settled down today for a good long rest and said lit tle about their plans for the future Captain Jim and the former Amy Johnson stars of British aviation arrived last night from Bridgeport where their plane Seafarer was wrecked Sunday night within sight of the lights of New York They came as a roomy cabin plane converted into a sky ambulance for the trip They lay wearily back on white hospital pillows A nurse and two physicians sat beside them A four plane es cort of honor led by Commander Frank Hawks accompanied them When the planes swept down at Floyd Bennett field a crowd set up a shout It quickly diminished to a sympathetic silence as policemen lifted the two young flyers into an automobile AGREE TO PLACE 5 CENT LIMIT ON WHEAT CHANGES jram Market Displays Strength as Buying Is Resumed CHICAGO July 25 market displayed strength to day and prices advanced in all pits as buyingagain became general Wheat prices climbed more than 1 cents a bushel with the December delivery again nearing the dollar mark after descending to a low of 00 cents a bushel in last Thursdays wild markets All grains showed strengh after a somewhat slow start Oats were unusually strong chiefly because of unfavorable hreshing returns with the Decem ber delivery advancing to within 1i cent of the maximum 4 cent ad vance permitted Trading was generally at a faster pace than yesterday and traders ex pressed the belief that liquidation was much nearer an end than was at first thought possible Plan 3 Hour NEW YORK July 25 MTVThe New York stock exchange following the close of todays abbreviated session announced that until further notice the trading hours on the ex change would be from 11 a m to 2 p m EDT and no session would be held next Saturday PLAN FOUR CHANGES LOOK IOWA OVER In Des Moines to Inspect Mortgage Refinance Setup DES MOINES June 25 Henry Morgenthau Jr governor of the federal farm credit administra tion arrived here today to inspect Iowas mortgage refinance setup Governor Herring met Morgen thau who came here in an army airplane Morgenthau asserted his visit is a checking up trip and that he could not speak of the Iowa situa tion until after a discussion with the refinancing officials here D W Bates state superintend ent of banking Dennis Hogan president of the federal land bank of Omaha and Dave Murphy brother of Senator Louis Murphy were with Governor Herring to greet the farm credit administrator Woolen Textile Code Hearings Are Ended WASHINGTON July 20 Public hearings on a code of fair competition for the woolen textile industry closed today with a prom ise by Deputy Administrator A D Whlteside of the national recovery administration that every effort would be made to obtain speedy ac tion WASHINGTON July 25 Farm administrators and represen tatives of grain exchanges todaj agreed tentatively to limit dail fluctuations in prices on wheat an other grains to 5 cents a bushel as a permanent policy The agreement wns reached he fore the closa of a two day confer ence at xvhich four principa changes in grain marketing prac tices were approved The first the daily fluctuation limit at 5 cents in order to obtain final approval must be submitted for action to the business conduct committees OL the Chicago board of trade and exchanges at Minne apolis Kansas City Duluth and other points which ordinarily oper ate along rules similar to those at Chicago To ttediici Holdings The second provision will be the reduction of the holdings of futures of any trader to a maximum volume probably from 2000000 to 5000000 bushels the exact figure to be de termined later after exchanges have surveyed the situation The third provision calls for in creasing margins of traders in thi1 instance the exact figure was left undetermined and probably none will be fixed Rules of the ex changes now require that brokers insist upon adequate margins from traders Incraasn of Margin Farm administrators took the position that higher margins should be employed than have been in prac tice for some time in order to prc vent a sudden increase in margin requirements and a depressing ef feet on prices The fourth reform demanded by administrators and approved the exchange representatives wii be the elimination of trading in both weekly and daily indemnities This hns already been suspended by the Chicago board and other ex changes ns a result of by farm administrators and tin grain futures administration tlndpr Special Rule Since last Thursday limits on daily fluctuations to 8 cents bushel on wheat 5 cents on corn and 3 cents on oats have been em ployed under a special rule of the exchanges Administrators informed Peter B Carey president of the Chicago board of trade that Presiden Roosevelt regarded 8 cents ns too large a margin of fluctuation The 5 cents a bushel fluctuation will apply to wheat rye and bar ley with 4 cents on corn and cents on oats Fire Razes Council Bluffs Plant COUNCIL BLUFFS July 25 today destroyed the G F Manufacturing company plant her with damage estimated at 2000i and scorched storage tanks of tlK Continental Oil company containing 82000 gallons of gasoline Still in Love With Hutton ClaimsAimee Answers Questions on Divorce Plans as Boat Lands ABOARD THE LINER CITY OF 1AVRE OFF NORFOLK Va July 25 Semple McPherson Hutton the Los Angeles evangelist returned to America today pro esting she still loved her husband David Hutton more than anything n the world Asked about his recent action in stituting divorce proceedings she said Oh I cant believe it Of course still am in love with him Attended by a nurse she lay on a bunk in the captains quarters to eceive newspapermen as the City of Havre pulled into port AH So Hasty It is all so hasty that I dont enow what to say she said His ast word was that he was counting the hours until I returned It has een a tremendous shock She was pale and her lips trem aled as she talked and on one oc casion after she had talked a few minutes her nurse Miss Bernadette Middleton protested Mrs Hutton was unable to continue The inter view was resumed after a brief pause Aimee declined to say what course she would take I feel she said that I am incompetent to make a statement It is Uke a bolt out of the blue Remain In Norfolk The City oC Havre remained i Norfolk part of today and then was to continue on to Baltimore wher Aimee is to disembark She is expected to stay in Bal timore several days The evangelist has been abroa since January and recently under went an operation in Paris It wa while she was on board the City o Havre that she was Informed abou her husbands divorce action Decline to Comment The interview was terminated before she could be questioned aboul the telegram to Hutton from Paris informing him she had a baby which proved to be untrue Members of her party which included her daughter Mrs Roberta Smythe and her nurse declined to comment Aimee declined to make any statement about what she thought of Huttons recent abandonment of nis work in the Angclus temple in Los Angeles built by Aimee to go nto vaudeville I wouldnt like to say anything unkind she said 3000 PROMISES AT WHITE HOOSE BY MIDMORNING Roosevelt and Johnson Pleased at Response to Appeal WASHINGTON July 25 resident Roosevelt was repre ented at the white house today as xceedingly encouraged by the im lediate response to his summons r employers to raise wages and liorten working hours Even before midmorning almost 000 pledges of support for his aurse were stacked on desks in the xecutive offices More arrived at the industrial re overy administration where Hugh chief is aides sped studies of proposed Tage work agreements for a va iety of specific industries List Honor Roll All the communications were to e brought together for compilation the honor rolls of thoseenlist ONE OF AIR FLEET FORGED TO LAND Crew Repairs Minor Damage as Balbo Armada Flies to Shecliac ROCKLAND Maine July 25 One of the 2l planes composing Gen Italo Balbos air armada land ed in Rockland harbor shortly be fore 1 p m EST today Boats put out from the seaplim base here to assist the crew of thi ship At the time the single seaplam made its unheralded visit the othoi ships of the fleet were reporter over Vinalhaven 15 miles out to ea The armada apparently was fy ing in two groups with the secmc contingent about 7 minutes behin the leaders At Vinalhaven the flyers ha covered approximately 375 miles o their 650 mile trip to Shediac N B nicy had been averaging better than 125 miles an hour The office of the seaplane base said the Italian apparently had been forced down by minor trouble The crew moored the ship in the middle of the harbor and went to work to make repairs William Woodin Jr Ill in Sanitarium TUCSON Ariz July 25 William Woodin Jr son of the sec retary of the treasury was in a sanitorium suffering from a hear ailment today while his wife spec by airplane from Buffalo N Y tc be at his bedside Attending phy sicians said Ma condition was satis factory ng in the campaign These lists as he president disclosed last night re to be posted in postoffices for ublic scrutiny Meanwhile hearings on competi ive codes for the oil lumber wool nd rayon weaving industries pro with aUempts by federal igents to have labor and the em ployers agree The president was said to be not ng particularly the reaction of the smaller employers to his appeal Jpon them he believes now rests the big burden of carrying through the campaign for mass reemployment and increased purchasing power Appeal Is Terse His appealwas terse We an other winter like the last it is time for courageous action and the recov ery bill gives us the means to con quer unemployment The proposition Is simply this If all employers will act togeth er to shorten hours and raise wngcs we can put people back to work No employer will suffer because tho relative level of competitive cost will advance by the same amount for all But if any considerable roup should lag or shirk this great opportunity will pass us by and we will go into another desperate win ter This must not happen Asks Immediate Support I ask that even before the dates set in the agreements which we mve sent out the employers of tho country who have not already done big fellowa and the little at once write or tcle to me persojmlly nt the white louse expressing their Intention of going through with the plan They did big fellows and little 3ne of the big ones was Harvey S Firestone who pledged lo put the rogram into effect immediately While the mass movement was on jeatlng the gun on the campaign vhich gets under way officially day after tomorrow and seeks to have six million men reemployed by abor day with increased wages or those who now have jobs John son and n corps of lieutenants vorkcd away at a collection of dif icult and new icarings on general codes of fair competition for oil lumber wool weaving and rayon weaving indus tries complaints of widespread dis crimination by industries against union sympathizers puzzling re quests for interpretations of the blanket reemployment agreement Trice Fixing Dismissed Price fixing a principal issue in the divided petroleum industry was on the boards for thorough dis cussion in todays resumption of the oil hearing At the lumber hearing the same price control idea was still an ag gravating point but Dudley Ciitos assistant to Johnson hoped to close the public sesslon today The rayon weaving industry brought in a code practically Identical with that for cotton now in force proposing min imum wages of and in south and north nnd a 40 hour week Discussion continued on the wool Turn to IflKt 2 rnlnnin 3 IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and Wed nesday not much change In temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures 2 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday SO Minimum In Night JSS At 8 A M 70
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