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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1933, Mason City, Iowa us T OF IOWA Ml I n T North Iowas ELY PAI Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 27 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 252 Byrd Given Senate Seat Ambition May Have Led to Swanson Appointment By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON July 27 When President Roosevelt reached into the senate and named that vet eran of politics Claude Augustus Swanson of Vir ginia as his sec retary of the na v y the an nouncement a c companying h 1 s selection was I like the cut of his jibs Washington po litical observers however p r o fessed to have another explana tion for Swan sons induction CWUOE A SWANSON into the Roose velt cabinet They hinted that Harry Flood Byrd ad mittedly a power in Virginia poli tics was anxious to get to the sen ate Virginias other senator Carter Glass had rejected the offer to be come secretary of the treasury An offer was made to Swanson He ac cepted and Byrd took his place in the senate Runs TJ S Navy Whatever went on backstage the fact remains that at the age of 71 and with 40 years of public life be hind him Swanson is running Uncle Sams navy and drawing much com mendation for his work The courtly dignified Virginian unlike his predecessor Secretary Adams is not a seagoing man He likes to sail and be on the wa ter hut he wants someone else to do the piloting But in every other respect he Is seagoing He knows the needs of the navy and what is perhaps more satisfying to the admirals and others in the navy high com mand he has a pride in the fleet Years on Committee For years he was a member and for a time chairman of the senate jjayaJftAffAira Vreceived his and theseai It waa while he was serving as chairman of the naval affairs com mittee that he came in Intimate contact with President Roosevelt who was then assistant secretary of the navy That association doubt less had a large part in determining Roosevelts selecting him for the navv cortfolio They say down at the navy that Secretary Swansons methods of ad ministering the affairs of his de partment are different from those of his predecessors and are pecul iarly his own Details to Others He Is content to define broad poli cies He leaves the job of working out the details to Henry L Roose velt the assistant secretary and the admirals He sees a lot of people every day Also much of his work is done on the outside He has been in congress too long to be content to remain at his desk at the navy department When con gress was in session he liked to frequent his old haunts at the capi tol and seek out old cronies This trait should stand him in good stead when congress gets around to providing for the future of the navy Those cabineteers who have served on the hill somehow have the knack of talking to sena tors and representatives about the problems of their departments In language they can understand Asks for Records in Reinstatement Case DES MOINES July 27 state executive council was ordered by Judge Loy Ladd to produce rec ords in the case of Arthur Swen son former janitor at the state house reinstatement under the soldiers preference law LONDON CONFERENCE ADJOURNS PROMISE FIRMS WILL DO PART TO U S Employers Begin Signing Their Pledges FRJESSAGETO SESSION DENIES IT WAS FAILURE TOUHY GANGSTERS ARRAIGNED AID IN RECOVERY First of Five Millions of Agreement Blanks Sent Out By JAMES COFE WASHINGTON July 27 American businessmen today began recording official definite pledges to do their part in President Roose velts mighty reemployment effort The first of the agreement blanks which are to go to 5000000 eploy ers for signature were being distri buted along with addressed envel opes that will take back to Wash ington the individual promises to in crease purchasing power by boost ing pay and providing more jobs through shorter hours for those now employed Will Receive Posters The agreement forms not deliver ed today will be taken around by the mail carriers tomorrow and next day so that by Aug 1 store keepers industrialists garagemen bankers and every conceivable type of employer may present to his postmaster evidence that he has put the agreement in effect receiving in exchange a poster with the blue eagle and the legend We do our part Already President Roosevelt and Hugh S Johnson his industrial re overy rnowledtfeol ahjps of grama that thousands would comply immediately mailing back their forms today Will Announce Decisions Meantime Johnson worked to re move the hesitation of many who found that arbitrary interpretations of the agreements clauses would affect their business seriously Last night he and his principal as sistants began working out a way to interpret the most knotty ques tions They promised to announce decisions today Several thousand civic and com mercial units which have volun teered to lead nation wide cam paigning to put the plan across re ceived instructions to set up mil itarized organizations with a gen eral and lieutenant general the lat ter a worrfan in each community heading a big staff Will Make Canvnss These units will step into action three or four weeks hence In the final week of the drive they will make a block by block canvass to make sure of compliance by pledge bound employers to get after any who have not joined to survey the unemployed determine what work they are suited to and help place them Colncidentally with this work on the emergency drive Johnson and his officials began hammering into Roger Touhy reputed chief of the notorious Touhy gang of Chicago is shown handcuffed ti Willie Shnrkey center as they were taken to be arraigned before a federal commissioner in Milwaukee Touhy and three of his aides wore charged with the kidnaping of William Hnmni Jr millionaire St Pnul brewer and were held In jail in Milwaukee pending removal to St Paul Associated Press Held on Murder Charge shape codes on agreement was which no suitable reached in open hearing and making arrangements for a steady succession of public sessions on more of their lasting compacts of industry One such code for shipbuilders was promul gated last night by the president Hearing for Veteran 85 Continues at Decorah DECORAH July T Grattan Civil war veteran passed his eightyfifth birthday yesterday But the occasion was vastly differ ent from previous years Always before the veteran horse man a prominent figure here and widely known for his enthusiastic following of the race track has been the glad recipient of warm congratulations of his many friends The veteran sportsman has al ways declared himself hale and hearty with as much vim as he ever had But this year on his birthday he looked out from behind the bars of the Winneshiek county jail He was arraigned late yesterday on a charge of the murder of Claude Meade horse trainer who had been working in Decorah Asks Separate Hearing Grattan who joked as he came into the court of Justice of the Peace Howard P Barthell today had asked for a preliminary hear ing separate from his grandson His atttorneys also indicated that if bound over to the grand jury for the October term of court he would also demand a trial separate from that of his grandson Observers remarked on the con fidence of Grattan as he appeared A proposed code for the retail j in court He seemed little changed AUNT HET By Robert Guillen Pa quit smokin once for a week but most o the time hes been right easy to get along with coal merchants providing for a 40 hour week and a varying scale of pay for various districts was pre sented today to the national recov ery administration by the Coal Merchants association BULLS RAMPANT IN GRAIN MARKET Wheat Shoots Up Nearly 8 Cents for Total of 14 Since Collapse CHICAGO July 27 be came rampant again today in the grain pits shooting wheat up nearly 8 cents a bushel for a total rise of as mucn as 14 cents since the big collapse last week brought restrictions on trading May wheat hit 5114 14 cents under the peak before the break thus recovering half of the big loss Further reports of waning wheat crops in Canada were leading fac tors in the rise The American crop has already been deemed a failure with demand dependent on the hold over surplus of 350000000 bushels Trading was excited after the first big uprush quotations varying two cents In short intervals Under present rules wheat cannot jump or l drop more than 8 cents in a day by the worry of the proceedings but was slightly more nervous than usual Son Takes StJinfl Today in the preliminary hearing Wesley son of the mur dered man again took the stand and gave testimony concerning the shooting A coroners jury held yes terday that the shooting was felon ious and that Grattan and his grandson Henry who is also held in jail were to blame for Meades death The Civil war veteran who has led a vigorous and adventurous life since joining the navy when he was 15 asked that only attorneys and officials be admitted to the prelimi nary hearing Racing and writing have been the big interests of Grat tan and strangely enough it was these things which brought about the tragedy resulting in him be ing charged with murder As a race horse promoter he has owned several famous horses As a writer he has contributed many ar ticles to magazines and newspa pers And it was an argument over an article in a magazine which led to the shooting Ordered From Barn Only one witness was called yes terday afternoon when the preli minary hearing opened Wesley Meade testified that Grattan came to the barn on the fairgrounds about last Friday morning Turn in rage D Column 0 CODE FOR BUTTER INDUSTRY DRAWN Midwest Creamery Men Ask Fund to Take Surplus Off Market ST PAUL July 27 representatives of the buter indus try in six midwest states who a week ago founded the National As sociation of Local Creameries today approved a code for their industry under the national Industrial re covery act W A Gordon editor of the Dairy Record published here presided at the meeting today representing for part the unorganized farmers cooperatives AL CAPONE AND 21 OTHERS FACE RACKET COUNTS Blanket Indictment of Leaders First Step in Attack CHICAGO July 27 blan ket indictment charging Al Capone Dr Benjamin M Squires Aaron Sapio and 21 other defendants on conspiracy charges induing bomb ings window smashing and re straint of trade was returned by the county grand jury today The indictment was regarded as the states first frontal attack on racketeering and the violence it has brought into legitimate industries in Chicago Alderman Oscar F Nelson of the ortysixth ward was another of those indicted Former Arbiter Dr Squires formerly was arbiter of the cleaning and dyeing indus try here ana now is engaged in similar work in the Pennsylvania hosiery trade Sapiro was one of the prime lead ers of the early cooperative mar keting movement in the United States A year ago he came to Chi cago to act as counsel for the laun dry owners association which he quit last June 2 upon demand of the states attorney Capone the deposed gang leader now In Atlanta federal prtKra lot tax dodging oncewas thevaeknow ledged ruler of in Chicago Successor Named One of those named in the indict ment today waa his reputed succes sor to the gangland throne Murra Humphries punllc enemy No 1 since Capone and a fugitive now from a federal warrant charging evasion of income taxes The indictment contained 25 counts against each of the 24 de fendants The charges were conspiracy to boycott conspiracy in restraint of trade conspiracy to commit mali cious mischief by bombing dyna miting acid throwing destruction of machinery and windows the most creameries and small privately owned cream eries manufactures more than half the butter produced In the United States lowans at Mcctlng Representcd at the meeting were Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota Wisconsin Nebraska and Iowa The code approved today Gordon explained calls for if necessary an assessment on the creameries to create a fund to remove surplus butter from the market when the price falls to a low level A committee will be named he said to decide when the price Is too low and that this committee will include representatives of the consumer First Unacceptable Gordon explained that a code pre sented early a month ago to the industry by the American Associa tion Creamery Butter Manufactur ers which acted In cooperation with the National CoOperative Milk Producers federation was unac ceptable to the group which adopt ed the code here today The code Gordon explained also calls for organization of the other states on a national scale although he said the bulk of the nations but ter Is produced in the midwest Gordon explained the national as sociation of local creameries is anx ious to speed up recovery in the but ter industry and that its new code would be presented to the national recovery administration Publishers Discuss Competition Code for Newspaper Industry NEW YORK July 27 board of directors and members o the federal law committee of the American Newspaper Publishers as sociation met here today One of the topics under discussion was a pos sible code of fair competition fo the newspaper publishing industrj under terms of the national recov ery act The meeting was closed NAME 5 DELEGATES Iowa was represented by five in dependent or cooperative creamery men Thursday at a meeting in St Paul called to draft a protest code tor the butter industry The five elected at a state meet ing held here Wednesday afternoon Turn to Fage Ot FAIRMONT YOUTH MAY BE KIDNAPED Threatening Notes Receive Before Disappearance of George Cavers FAIRMONT Minn July 27 Officers today investigated failure of George R CaVers 22 to return home last night with some expres sing the opinion he had been kid naped Investigators revealed that whil the family is in omy moderateclr cumstances financially Cavers re ceived several threatening notes I March His mother Mrs Marth Cavers is a widow These notes referred to Cavers ability as a marksman and told hi to keep up your army work W will need you for an indefinite per iod but not until after camp Cav ers works as an accountant In th local division office of an oil com pany Cities He returned less than two week ago from Camp Ripley near Llttl Falls Minn where he served wit the national guard at its annual en campment and was to leave late to day for Camp Ripley to participat in state national guard rifl matches He was last seen shortly befor p m yesterday after takin Miss Lucille Prafke to her farrr home three miles from here H headed back toward Fairmont i his car NAMED CHAPLAIN C H VAN METRE 7ormer Garner Pastor Has Post at Marshalltown Van Metre Will Report for Duty at Old Soldiers Home Sept 8 Word was received in Mason Citj Thursday morning of the selectio theRev C H Van Metre of Ma pletoti as chaplain or the soldier home at Marshalltown He will re port for duty on Sept 8 with res dence in a commodious home pro vided for him Mr Van Metre was pastor of th First M E church at Garner fo seven years having gone to Maple ton some four or five years ago While living in Garner he serve as state chaplain of the America Legion For a dozen years he ha jcen chaplain of trie one lumdro and thirtythird infantry regimen of the Iowa national guard organ ization He holds the commission o a m a jor Mr Van Vetre spent a year in th A E F as chaplain of the Twenty infantry of the first division doing hospital duty Later he was transferred with his company to the army of occupation at Monteabauer near Coblenz He was active in Boj Scout and Lions club work at Gar nor North Iowa friends were gricvoi a short time ago to learn of th death of Mrs Van Metre At present there are about 480 in the Marshalltown homo but thi cominjr winter will see this iiumbe grow to 600 or thereabouts Before going to Garner Mr Van Metre occupied pulpits at Clarion Belmond and Alien Briton Scores Treatment of German Jeius Einstein Cheered by Members of House of Commons LONDON July 27 denun iation of the treatment of Jews in ermany uttered by Commander liver LockerLamp son in introduc ng a bill in the house of commons or promoting and extending oppor unities of citizenship in Palestine or Jews deprived of citizenship Isewhere created a stir in political ircles today Prof Albert Einstein the emin nt scientist who at present is a uest of the commander listened to he speech from a visitors gallery nd was cheered by members of arliamcnt Declaring it was caddish to bully minority Commander Locker lampson asserted The great Ger man peoplehave been misled She has even turned upon her most glorious citizen Albert Ein teln who is the supreme example f the selfless intellectual The Huns have stolen his sav ngs Roadhogs and racketeers of Europe have plundered his place The man who beyond all others ap proximates a citizen of the world is Post Turns Actor in Effort to Get Funds to Continue Exploits NEW YORK July 27 Post globe circling flyer turne actor today in an effort to obtai funds to continue his air exploits The Oklahoman and his famou plane Winnie Mae will appea for one week at one of the theater at Rockefeller Center He will dis cuss his recent record breakin flight around the world nnd also wi tell something of his plans for fu ture flying Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July Post said I have an offer on the stage and I hope no one will criticize me if I take it Say afte rwhat that little guy went through with nobody would criticize him even if he turned banker or took a seat on the stock exchange By the way Mr Roosevelt has cut the stock market down to three hours a day They say they did it themselves yeah He jut told em Now you be good boys I will give you three hours a riny to work on these suckers and the other 21 hours they are under the protection of the fish and game laws Yours WILL ROGERS ICopyrilhl 1033 McNauiM Syndicate without a home must be shelter to offer How proud we him temporary DANKRUIOENB OUSTER DENIED Decision of Judge Clock of Hampton Filed in Cedar Rapids Case CEDARRAPIDS July 27 Ouster of Dan Kruidenier commis sioner of public safety sought in a petition filed in district court by W F Hupp and four others is de nied in the decision filed today by Judge S A Clock of Hampton who heard the case on assignment by the supreme court The plaintiffs charged that Kruid enier was guilty of wilful neglect to perform his duties nnd wilful niisconduct and maladministration in office basing their charges on being a guest at a stag party last Dec 7 at which they alleged there was drinking gambling and lewd dancing Ordered From Station Testimony was designed to show that Hupp had said he was out to get Kruidenier because of the lat tcrs rotation of police shifts which hit some of Hupps friends on the force and because he Hupp had been ordered out of the police sta tion by Kruidenier That there was an ulterior mo tive behind the actions of the prin cipal and moving relator William Hupp in having tms action com menced cannot be gainsaid the judge declared in his decision He had a purpose in mind other than the cleansing of the morals of the city of Cedar Rapids Found Not Guilty The judge found Kruidenier not guilty of such wilful conduct and maladministration of office as to warrant his removal from office From the evidence presented the court said it finds the commissioner is an unsually efficient and ca pnbale officer who because his zeal in performing his duties has in curred the enmity and illwill of the relator Hupp Costs of the case were taxed to Linn county and the fees of State Representative Elmer Johnson the plaintiffs attorney to the plaintiffs who Judge Clock said were seek ing litigation wherein they desired to tisc the law as a sword rather than a shield so let them pay the freight L D Dennis and W J Barngrover defended Kruidenier Longer Time Needed to Attain Results Says MacDonald LONDON July 27 After re ceiving a dramatic message of en couragement from President Roose velt the world economic conference was adjourned late this afternoon to meet again after a recess and make a new attempt to restore world prosperity I can promise you no days or dates aaid Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald as he concluded the six week session in his capacity as con ference president His declaration tliat the meeting was adjourned brought to an end a parley unparalleled In history for the scope of the investigations and the bitterness of some of the bat tles fought over world economic and monetary problems Heavy Problems Faced The problems we face unem ployment bankruptcies unbalanced budgets and undeveloped resources challenged the wisdom of man and the capacity of governments Mr MacDonald said We adjourn not because we are Jcfeated not because we are dis couraged but because a longer time s needed to attain results Let there be no mistake This is a re cess of the world economic confer ence not a winding up The need for world agreement is greater than ever James M Cox of the American delegation gave the fina1 gesture ol the conference After Mr MaoDon aids speech he submitted fa reso lution of appreciation to Britain as a hospitable host The resolution spoke of the great debt to Prime Minister JfacDonald for his devo tion ability and patience Hoosevclt Denies Fnilnre President Roosevelt in his mes sage to Prime Minister MacDonald ripped the labels of failure from the conference which many dele gates were busily affixing by their speeches at the final plenary ses sion The presidents note which Sec retary of State Cordell Hull read to the assembled delegate1 came as p climax to a morning of speeches most of which were critical Far from the bickering and squabbling of London during the last six weeks Roosevelt gave the delegates a perspective of the work they have clone here and told them that results are not always meas terms of formal agree urcd in ment Interchange of Views With an interchange of views comes a better understanding by nations of the problems of other countries he said adding that he docs not regard the world congress as a failure Secretary Hull in an earnest and Turn tn 1nfffi fl Column 3 Three Boys Sleeping Along Highway Run Ove by Car Killed MARTINSVILLE Va July 27 boys ranging in age from 12 to 15 years were killed early to day and another was severely In jured when they were run over by an unknown driver as they slept along the highway near here The dead boys wore James Ham mond Howard Hammon and Arch Purdj Archer Dillon wan injured The boys who lived near Mar tinasrllle were walking home from Stuart Dillon said when they stopped to rest and fell asleep LONDON WHEAT MEETING QUITS U S Reveals Its Plans for Bigger Wheat Exports to Orient LONDON July 27 tions between wheat delegations of the United States Canada Argen tina and Australia for restriction of acreage were adjourned today until Aug 21 llm Export Increase WASHINGTON July 27 Farm administrators revealed today that they arc planning for an in crease of wheat exports from the Pacific coast to the Orient and arc prepared to use part of the pro ceeds of the processing tax on wheat to finance the program Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night and Friday slightly warmer Thursday nlglit in north cen tral and extreme northeast portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 ocock Thursday morning MUNlmmn Ucdnrsdnv 8l Minimum In Night 65 8 A M Thursday 18
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