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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VUM a AS OF IOWA res THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 26 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 251 Shoe Is On Other Foot Snell Employs Old Demo Arguments in House By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON July 26 Its likely that before the regular ses sion of congress rolls around in Jan uary Bert Snell Charlie Mo Nary republican leaders in the house and sen ate will implore whatever politi cal gods there be to spare them the ordeal they went through in the special ses sion No two party chieftains ever had a more dif ficult time or a more discourag ing task than did these two during the some 100 days congress was in session this spring There was nothing for them to do but go along with the demo cratic plans in instances They wanted their party to be able to claim a share in the successful moves yet assume no responsibility for any failures Tables Turned Snells attack in the house almost invariably sprang from one source democratic leaderships fond ness for bringing in the socalled gag rule to rushlegislation through quickly and safely The portly New Yorker had a lot of fun on this issue The demo crats who so blandly cooked up this scheme of legislating were the very ones who when they were in the minority raised the most rumpus when the republicans resorted to that strategy Digs Up Speeches Gleefully Snell went back into the congressional record and dug up old speeches the democrats had made on the subject His fire was aimedat the more than 100 new members on the dem ocratic side who he said were being hand and foot by their leaders successful McNary had no such opportunity in the senate Rules there are al ways the same so he had to pick a different course Always on Guard The Oregonian therefore set him self up as a guard over the senates business He blocked all attempts of the democratic leaders to put through incidental legislation that this or that senator desired His strategy was to keep the sen ate constantly plugging on the ma jc emergency measures He had reason for gratification in the fact that of the 8685 bills introduced in the house and senate during the spe cial session only 105 laws were en acted ROOSEVELT CALLS PLAN SUCCESS Examination of Clark Branded as Illegal DETERMINED TO CRUSH PRESENT KIDNAP MENACE Federal Agencies in War Against Crime Along Dozen Fronts By ASSOCIATED PRESS On a dozen fronts the agencies of federal government fought crime Wednesday At Washington at Albany in the middle west and on the Pacific coast there were new evidences of determination to crush the kidnap breed President Roosevelt let it be plainly known that he wants estab lished a super relief force of federal agents to step in and check the growth of organized crime espe cially kidnaping Governors Demand Action Governors of states meeting in San Francisco added their voices to demands for action Governor Bal zar of Nevada said It is up to us individual gover nors to cooperate possibly with the federal government to do some thing drastic to stop these organiz ed gangs Governor White of Ohio speaking at the governors conference advo cated cooperation between states and the federal government to check kidnaping aad other crimes Seeks Drastic Laws of New TTorIt PLAN MEDIATION OVER GRAN GHACO Argentina Brazil Chile and Peru Reported Ready to Act in Dispute By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An agreement between Paraguay and Bolivia to place mediation of their dispute in the Gran Chaco border area in the hands of Argen tina Brazil Chile and Peru has been announced at the Brazilian Ichancery The Asuncion government was Said to lave confirmed the plan but the Bolivian minister of foreign af fairs while not denying the re ports said it was inopportune to di vulge details League of nation circles ex pressed surprise for two members of a league commission appointed to handle the dispute are enroute to South America t AUNT NET I enjoyed talkin with the new preacher this after noon He has gall bladder trouble too ich was done almost In the shad ow of the capitol at Albany indi cated he would demand enactment Tarn to Page Column 3 COATS OFF AS THEY TACKLE GRAIN PROBLEMS SHfrt sleeves were In fashion at the national grain conference in Washington when leaders of tho in dustry gathered ut the governments call following th e sensational plunge of grain prices George N Peek administrator of agricultural adjustment told them the government would act unless they put their own house In order Left to righti c B Huff of Chicago president of tho Farmers National Grain corporation Peter B Cnrey president of the Chicago board of trade Peek Frank A Theis wheat mar icetlng chief under Peek and Charles R Brand coadministrator APPRAISAL WORK Texas Outlaws Mother Arrives at Iowa Hospital Barrow Dying of Wounds Revived Long Enough to Greet Her PERRY July 26 Henry B Barrow of Dallas Tex arrived here shortly before noon today to visit her son Marvin dying of wounds received in a gun battle with Iowa Monday The Texas bandit wanted for four murders was revived by a heart stimulant long enough to greet his mother I knew youd come if you could he said He requested Mrs Barrow to kiss him then lapsed into semi consciousness Girls Mother There With Mrs Barrow was L C Barrow 19 brother of Marvin Mrs Emma Parker mother of Bonnie Parker who with Clyde Barrow and another companion eluded Iowa po lice officers Mrs Billy Mace Morgenthau Declares Iowa Farm Refinance Program Well Advanced DBS MOINES July 26 proved by Henry Morgenthau Jr farm credit administration gover nor work of appraising Iowa farms for mortgage refinancing was going rapidly ahead today Plans for the state program were discussed yesterday by Morgenthau and state officials as the national official paid the state a flying visit on a tour of inspection Later in the day he visited several Polk county farms looking over crops and con ferring with assistants The Iowa campaign is ahead of schedule Morgenthau said In just a short time we have built up an appraisal force in Iowa from 6 men to a total of about 80 Money In Months Now with a growth like that you must expect that it will be a month or two before we can have a full force of appraisers functioning smoothly I think that you should have an apraiser for each of your 99 counties in Iowa The money will start pouring in to Iowa as a result of this campaign but it will probably take two months before much is paid out Morgenthau declined to be pin ned down to an estimate on the maximum appraisal figure for Iowa land B F Kauffman president of of Bonnie and Mrs May Turner j the Iowa Bankers associaion has friend of Blanche Barrow wife of advocated a top figure of 150 an acre with loan values running as Marvin Bonnie Parker is Clyde Barrows wife the girls mother said here The five left Dallas by automobile at 1 a m Monday after reading of the Barrow brothers battle with Iowa police in a wood side near Dexter Escape After Shooting Mrs Barrow said that Marvin is 28 and Clyde 24 years old She last saw them in April after the Bar rows escaped from a Joplin Mo shooting Mrs Barrow said Mrs Barrow a small gray haired woman said that Blanche Barrow taken today to Platte City Mo in connection with a shooting there last week was Marvins third wife Marvin has a son 10 and a daugh ter 8 by previous marriages but she does not know where they are Mrs Barrow said Awaits Sons Death Mrs Barrow sat by her sons bed talking very little and awaiting her sons death which doctors say will expressed concern come soon Mrs Parker that her daughter fleeing with Clyde Barrow and his companion had not been captured She was worried be cause of reports that the gtrl was seriously wounded while escaping from the Dexter posse Mrs Parker last saw her daughter in August 1932 she said When their vigil here is ended the Barrow party said they will go to Platte City to visit Marvins wife held in jail there high as 570 to J75 on first mort gages Others in Group Such a schedule may be near the figure in Morgenthaua mind Kauffman indicated when he said he was well satisfied with the farm credit administrators assur ances Other members of the group con ferring with Morgenthau were H Kloster of Engle Grove secretary of the district secretarytreasurer as sociation Dr W I Myers farm cre dit assistant P L Gaddis chief ap praiser Albert S Goss farm loan commissioner Dennis P Hogan president and John Carmody vice president of the Federal Loan bank of Omaha Kauffman and Gov Clyde Herring Depends on Holders Morgenthau declared that the ex tent to which money available is used for loans depends largely on applications received from borrow ers and willingness of holders of mortgages to scale down the prin cipal of their loans to permit the granting of federal loans Applications are being receivec at the Omaha bank at the rate of Sl000000 daily he said He added that existing farm loan associations would be given priority in handling loans where they were functioning efficiently and that he did not believe in making political appointments or removing or de moting men for political reasons Californias Climate Has Booster Philosopher Declares State to Produce SuperBrains NEW YORK July 26 Walter B Scaife a philosopher from California saya that state will soon produce superbrains He says the California climate will improve the intelligence just as it perfects the human body and that mental giants will result DOG WAGS TAIL BOY DIES GREENVILLE wag ging tail of a shepherd dog knocked over a shotgun in the Stephen Sez farm home discharging the gun and killing Stephen 14 leaving 10 bro thers and sisters of an original 17 ULOOD FOR KENNETH is what Ken neth Stahl 6 needed but not just any kind He needed the type that would help a boy who had just suf fered successive attacks of mumps chicken pox and scarlet fever But Frank Stahl his father job less said he couldntpay for a pro fessional blood giver A newspaper sent out an appeal About 50 men and women volun teered But the person selected was 5 year old Harold Frost who recent ly recovered from scarlet fever Kenneth is getting well WORK EDUCATION JOLIET Loeh who is serving a life sentence for the slaying of Bobbie Franks is extend ing his activities as an educator Loeb who is conducting corre spondence courses in higher educa tion for prisoners students in the old getting new state prison Heretofore the courses were con fined to the newer of Illinois twin penitentiaries ITALIAN ARMADA ENDS THIRD LEG 23 Planes Light on Shoa Harbor 24th Behind Getting Repairs SHOAL HARBOR N P July 25 Italian air armada com pleted the third leg of its homeward flight today By p m EST 23 of General Italo Balbos sea planes had alighted on Shoal har bor The twentyfourth seaplane of the group waa last reported down for repairs at Victoria Harbor P E I Philadelphian Named as Envoy to Austria WASHINGTON July 26 President Roosevelt today named George H Earle third of Philadel phia to be minister to Austria GRATTAN BLAMED ATTORNEY FILES CLAIMS AGAINST STATE COUNCIL Senneff Petition Seeks Writ to Quash All Further Action Alleging the executive council of the state is acting illegally in ex cess of its jurisdiction and in viola tion of the constitution of Iowa and the constitution of the United States in commanding E W Clark insurance commissioner to appear before that body Monday for ex amination John Senneff filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in the district court of Polk county Wednesday The petition asks that the writ require the members of the execu ive council to present records and proceedings of claimed written charges mentioned in a resolution drawn up by that body directing Mr Clark to appear before them and that the court be given an op portunity to inspect these for the purpose of determining whether further action by the council should be quashed Governor Defendant The petition names as defendants Clyde L Herring governor Mrs Alex Miller secretary state C W Storms state auditor Leo J Wegman treasurer and Ray Mur ray secretary ot agriculture Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July from Frisco to Los Angeles with Roscoe Turner is no more of a trip than going from the observation car to the diner I found a lot of good grass feed and water and I turned my governors out for a few days to give their feet nnd voices a rest I rushed down here to try and settle the movie strike before they get here as all of em want to see the gals workin1 Here is the beat one I have seen yet a Hollywood film extra suing her husband for divorce claimed it on the grounds that her hus band accused her of being the cause of all the depression That will certainly be welcome news to Mr Hoover to know there Is somebody blamed for all the worlds degression beside him Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McXuught SyniUcnte Coroners Jury Completes Probe of Snooting at Decorah Inquiry DECORAH July coron ers jury shortly before noon today reached a verdict in the death of Claude Meadc Minneapolis horue trainer and found that the death was the result of unlawful actions by Marvin T and his grandson Henry Grattan M T Grattan THvil war veteran and Henry Grat tan are held in the Winneshiek county jail charged with shooting Meade In its formal report the coroners jury reported mat Clyde Meade came to his death July 23 by reason of a bullet fired from the Colt automatic pistol In the hands of M T Grattan Son on Stand Wesley Meade who returned from Minneapolis following the funeral of his father testified his father was employed as horse trainer by two men in Decorah He said that on the morning of the shooting M T Grattan came to the fairgrounds and showed him a clipping from a magazine concerning a race in In diana Later Grattan showed the clip ping to Claude Meade Wesley said he then went on the track with a race horse and although he heard liis father and Grattan arguing he did not come to the horse barn at once Then Claude Meade ordered Grattan out of the barn Accompanied by Grandson Wesley Meade testified Grattan returned later accompanied by his grandson and Wesley advised him to leave to avoid trouble Grattans reply was that he had been ordered out of the barn and there would be trouble It wag stated by Wesley MerJe that his father started to push Henry Grattan out of the barn with the butt end of the pitchfork He might have struck the youth he also stated Then M T Grattan fired the fatal shot he asserted Wesley Meade who was the last witness called before the jury also claimed Grnttan held the gun inches or less from Claude Meades back when he fired Tho only authority In the Iowa statute lor any such investigation Oi hearing as asked by the execu tive council la under sections 1114 and 1115 which pretend to au thorize removal of the plaintiff by said executive council by a major ity vote the petition alleges fur ther Mr Clarks petition alleges that If the executive council wanted as stated in its resolution to make an examination of transactions by the insurance commissioner with regards to the Modern Brotherhood of America merger and the Royal Un ion Life Insurance company it could act under chapter 56 of the code of 1931 under which a specific manner is provided for removal in an order ly way before a court Instead it is pointed out the defendants pre tended to act under sections 1114 and 1115 ns a matter of political expediency Challenges Constitutionality Mr Senneff who is a member of the law firm of Senneff Bliss and Senneff of Mason City in the peti tion challenged the constitutionality of sections 1114 and 1115 contend ing they nre in violation of the sec CREAMERY MEN WORK ON CODE Delegates From Five Iowa Meetings Convene in Mason City Delegates from five district meet ings of cooperative and indepcn dent creameries held throughout th state Tuesday gathered In Maao City Wednesday afternoon to elec representatives to a national con clave at which a code for the indu try will be considered Attendance at the district mes ing held in the Iowa State Bran Creameries Inc offices indicated wholehearted tion of the Iowa constitution in that the executive department of the government is attempting to exercise judicial powers The pcti Lindberghs Studying Helsingborg Vicinity for Air Route Maps NEW YORK July 26 Charles A Lindbergh accompanied by his wife today was studying the country ii the vicinity of Helsing borjr Greenland in his survey to determine the feasibility of estab lishing a northern route passenger line to Europe PanAmerican Air ways Inc for which he is making the survey received word today that the Lindberghs flew to Hel singborg yesterday from Godthaab British Not to Link Pound Sterling to Gold or to Dollar LONDON July 26 loiid cheers Chancellor of the Ex chequer Neville Chamberlain pro claimed a declaration of indepen dence for the pound sterling in the house of commons today by assert ing that sterling will not be linked to gold on the one hand or to the dollar on the other It is no part of our policy to link our currency to another currency the chancellor told the house We must pursue our independent course in the interests of this coun try and the empire This is the gov ernments course and the course 11 will pursue in the future Tuesda respons from small creameries to the pla of drawing up a code in protest t the one that was being by the National Milk Producers as sedation Tho following five delegates wcr elected to the state meeting Jo Anderson Farmers Cooperativ creamery Thompson O K Storre Xensett president of the Iowa State Brands Inc H W Btine owner of creamery at Clarksvillc Julius Brunner owner of creamery at New Haven and R R Hadley owner of creamery at Ackley Speakers at the meeting main tained that the cooperative cream eries have throughout their history held their own in competition with other creamery interests by the maintenance of a high standard of quality The code being presented by the milk producers association would tend to destroy the price dif ferential now established for quality butter it was stated The conten tion of the leaders of tho protest movement was that the producers code wan drawn up by the central izers and is inimical to the interests of the small cooperative arid inde pendent creameries Delegates nlso were here Wed nesday from the district meetings held Tuesday at Oelwein Exira Ot tumwa and Spencer CONVINCED NEW DEALWILL GO IN EFFECT AT ONCE Johnson Opens Hearings Upon Mens Clothing Industry Code WASHINGTON July 26 President Roosevelt today declared the industrial recovery program for shorter working hours and higher wages to be a success Meeting with reporters at the white house while pledges of sup port continued to arrive he based his judgment on 12000 replies al ready received from every section to his appeal to put a new charter for American industry into immedi ate effect Meanwhile at the hard working industrial recovery administration hearings progressed on individual wage and working time codes for the oil lumber and mens clothing industries In Effect at Once Mr Roosevelt was described as onvinced that the new deal of a horter working week and higher vages will go into effect almost mmediately in the vast majority of ndustries While he has not had opportunity o read all of the telegrams he re oiced over the public response The recovery chieftains who have made a hurried survey ot the re ilies of employers joined the pres dent in declaring the campaign a success Hugh S Johnson the administra tor predicted the reemployment between 5OGQ000 and 6000000 be fore Labor day Opening hearings onjproposed codes of competition for themens clothing industry Johnson told those assembled you have the op portunity to stabilize industry and get away from abuses hurtful to the workers manufacturers and the people who buy Iron Out Condition It alsohappens that we have the worst unemployment situation the country lias ever known and you can help iron out that condition He reminded that the hearings were not battlegrounds but were Post Leaves N Y to Call Upon Roosevelt NEW YORK July 26 ored earlier in the day by the city of New York for his historic solo flight around the world Wiley Post of Oklahoma City took off for Washington this afternoon to re ceive the congratulations of Presi dent Frnnklin D Roosevelt Wife in Fortune Teller Slaying Given 14 Years places for public spirited people to try to arrive at something without doing violence to anyone and see if we can reach some median way to meet the situation Tomorrow five million agree ment blanks asking volunteer pledges ot higher wages and shorter hours for all workers will be laid on the desks of American business and tradesmen Telegrams Flow In Nothing can stop the presi dents program Johnson exclaim ed last night in a national address after burrowing through 10000 telegrams still growing in number and still taxing the facilities of the telegraph companies which answer ed Mr Roosevelts appeal for sup port Definitely now Johnson esti mated the goal of getting new jobs in the bare month to Labor day would be won for five to six mil lions of unemployed He swung heartily again into per fecting the campaign which will en list hundreds of local leaders to carry the presidents message to every community Simultaneously he dug into the task of bringing out permanent codes of fair com petition for industries which have been leaders in taking advantage of the new law for business selfgov ernment Hearings Mnlce Progress Conclusion wns sought for hear ings on oil and lumber a start wrs made on a code for the mcna cloth ing industry a shipbuilders agree ment needed only presidential pro mulgation to go into force Depu ties shaped reports after hearings on wool and rayon weaving so wage raising hour cutting codes for these could go into effect Meantime the recovery adminis tration showed deep solicitude towards preventing friction between Turn to FnRe 2 Column 2 CHICAGO July 26 years in prison Mrs Vera Carl 37 the woman in the fortune teller slaying of her husband George henrd a jury pro nounce this judgment upon her on a charge of conspiring to murder her spouse and then fainted She was carried from the court room of Judge Rudolph Desort last a Jury had taken a trifle less than three hours to find her guilty Mrs Carl contended that her hus bands death was in the that is that a fortune teller told her two days before he was shot to death in his grocery store on July 16 1032 that she was going to be come a widow The state argued however that Carl was put to death In a plot for Mrs Carl to obtain the dead mans insurance Ivan Grilec brother of Mrs Carl and her alleged lover John Mlloslc are now serving life terms for their alleged parts In the plot Joseph Fess accused by the state of hav ing been the actual slayer is still awaiting trial as is Edward Ves elka accused of having been a party to the alleged conspiracy A new trial was asked for Mrfl Carl and she may know the result shortly after Aug 25 the date fixed for arcuTIients WeaJ to IOWA WEATHER Fair Wednesday night and Thursday not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 81 Minimum In Night At 8 A M 11
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