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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                M 11 o H I V C 1 1 Afil itjT or 10vA r r S M o I H E S t North Iowas Edited for the Home EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENT3 A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 3 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 258 Roosevelt Has His Way Effect of Prodding Can Be Judged on Congress ALL LABOR CONTRACTS TO STAND stances ASHINGTON Aug 3 The a drain is trations campaign for na tional recovery moving forward along a nation wide front spurts with renewed force under the occasional flicks from the Roose veltlan whip There are good natured belabor ings it is true these prods that come from the white house but if there were no no recent in their effectiveness one might turn to the record of the 100 day special session of congress to discover the evidence Law and Half Someone did that the other day and found that on each of the 72 ac tual legislative days of the special session the house and senate aver aged passing one law and a half a total of 105 When Mr Hoover called congress in special session in 1929 at the start of his administration 44 laws were enacted during the 67 days of the session Mr Roosevelt exercised his veto power only once in the special ses sion The proposal to amend the fed eral farm loan act to permit federal land bank first mortgage loans to farmers who do not own the min eral rights of their property failed to become law by a pocket veto He Had His Way The threat of a veto of the inde pendent offices appropriations in the event congress didnt stick by him on the proposed reductions in expenditures to veterans never ma terialized Both houses agreed to his demands in the end On exactly 22 different occasions the tall serious Maurice Latta spe cial messenger from the white Reveal Plot to Kidnap Mayo Children ol hil was dispatched senota and 5000 HOMELESS AS FLOOD COMES DOWN IN DENVER Millions of Gallons of Water Loosed When Dam Breaks DENVER Aug 3 of gallons of water loosed by tor rential rainfall that burst Castle wood dam swept down upon Den ver today forcing 5000 persons from their homes and leaving a trail of damage to crops railroads highways and buildings that will run into hundreds of thousands of dollars Several persons were reported missing most of them miners who had been panning gold in Wildcat canon just below the dam 30 miles southeast of here Mrs Claude Hill 50 drowned in another cloudburst that hit near Mateson The flood reached Cherry creek and the city limits of Denver about 6 a m Bridge after bridge was swept away by the ordinarily peace ful little stream that cuts diagon ally through the city Residents fled in night clothing from fashionable homes in the polo club and Denver country club low land sections Firemen and police rescued dozens marooned in their homes When the Champa street bridge was washed away power transmis slon lines were broken and business in downtown New Threat Received by OConnells Family Camp Under Guard by Police Detectives ALBANY N Y Aug 3 Threats to kidnap the wife of Ed ward J OConnell prominent dem ocratic leader or one of the three OConnell brothers uncles of the ransomed John J OConnell Jr were reported today to have been received by the family The threats were said to have been responsible for the heavy guard maintained at the mountain camp of Dan OCon nell where several members of the family are staying Police and private guards armed wtih rifles patrol the OConnell camp 20 miles from the city Young Butch was returned to the camp last Sunday morning after a 24 day captivity in New York City It was the police theory that the kidnapers now aware that they had been given marked money and that the OConnells worked with the au thorities sought to silence the youth and his uncles with threatening let ters The OConnell brothers are Ed and Dan uncles of Johnny and John J Sr Solly father of Butch Reports also were being circu lated that the first arrest in the case would be made today Manney Strewl intermediary has been held in custody for questioning and his pal John Oley was ordered picked up VIRGINIA GOVERNOR AND BRIDE dignity that he was jrjesetttTng message from the president of the United States In all the executive departments of the government dumped 108 dif ferent communications into the lap of congress during the 72 days These included the estimates of pro posed appropriations The Path Cleared In addition petitions from all over the United States on about every conceivable subject were re ceived by both houses The house alone received 1403 The democratic leadership made every effort to keep the legislative road clear for the Roosevelt emer gency program But at that nearly 9000 bills were dumped into hoppers of both houses The senate passed 63 of its own bills which never became law and the house passed eight which failed to get final action of both houses SHOWERSlTND MERCURY DOWN Temperature Reaches 49 at Inwood Coolest Spot in State DES MOINES Aug 3 eral showers yesterday sent the mercury tumbling until it reached a low of 49 at Inwood this morning the coolest spot in the state The highest Wednesday tempera ture reported to the weather bu reau was 90 at Keokuk Dubuque had the heaviest rainfall in the 24 hours ending at 7 a m today with 11 inches Cloudy skies over parts of the state were due to clear away to night with somewhat rising temper atures forecast for Friday after noon came Denv Condition of Grattan Reported Improved in Hospital at Decorah DECORAH Aug T Grat tan Civil war veteran charged with murder was reported today to be slightly improved at Decorah hos pital where he is recovering from a collapse suffered yesterday in the courtroom A hearing postponed when Grat tan collapsed in the courtroom will be continued Monday at which time his attorney Frank Sayre will con tinue his argument concerning the setting of the bond Former Sheriff Frank Christens is guarding Grattan during the night and Constable Louis Lang is guarding him during the day Dries Racketeer Found Slam in Car TOMS RIVER N J Aug 3 1P body marked by three bullets Michael Mike Dries known to po lice as a petty racketeer and boot legger was found dead in a small coupe last night on a sandy trail through the pines five miles from Barnegat John Gilbert7 Called Difficult Patient at His Daughters Birth HOLLYWOOD Aug 3 John Gilbert the actor cant be credited with much originality when his wife bore him a daughter at a Hollywood hospital lastnight I am said he the happiest man in the world To which tile attending physician Dr Norman Williams added Mr Gilbert was the most diffi cult male patient I ever attended Mrs Gilbert is the former Virginia Bruce actress The child weighed pounds 5 ounces 2 Men Arrested for Walkathon at Des Moines Charged With Violation o Ordinance Forbidding Such Contests AUNT HET By Robert QuiHerj Amys girl talks mighty big but I used to say there was three kinds o men I wouldnt marry an Pas all three of em TRADE CODE NO SOLUTION CLAIM Oil Company Counsel Makes Statement to Recovery Administration WASHINGTON Aug 3 Oscar Sutro general counsel anc vice president of the Standard Oi company of California today tol the recovery administration that trade code for the oil industry pre scnted by Hugh S Johnson the in dustrial administrator is no answer to the industrys problems Appearing as the spokesman fo all the forces demanding price reg ulation against which Johnson has taken a determined stand Sutro as serted This code increases the burden of the industry and does nothing as we see it to carry out the libera views of a liberal administration I think you have flinched on th economic question which the admin istrator should face and solv price fixing Sutro brought again into th foreground of efforts to formulat a code for the industry the bitte qiicstion of price regulation agalns which several companies includin the Standards of New Jersey an Indiana the Texas company th Royal Dutch Shell and other inter esti are fighting Gov John G Pollard of Virginia and his bride the former Violet Elizabeth McDougail shown after their wedding In Winnipeg Canada Mrs Pollard is a native of Canada The wedding took place while Mr Pollard was returning from the governors conferenco In California Associated Press EFFORTBLOCKED BYLOCKEDDOOR AND NURSEMAID Intended Victims Grand children of Famous Surgeon ROCHESTER Minn Aug 3 W apparent attempt to kidnap one or more of the three children of Dr and Mrs Charles W Mayo early Tuesday was revealed today The children ranging in age from to 6 years are grandchildren of Dr Charles H Mayo world famous surgeon The vigilance of a nursemaid and a locked door frustrated the at tempt The children were asleep in the bedroom on the second floor of the Mayo home at Mayowood the fam ily country estate throe miles south west of Rochester The nurse slept in the same room The nurse Miss Marie Langseth was awakened about a m by the sounl of an automobile ap proaching the house The engine of the car was shut off and the car was permitted to coast after mov ing over a hill near the residence IOWA GOAL MEN TALK OVER CODE TRY TO SETTLE STRIKES IN IOW A DES MOINES Aug 3 Charged with violating a city ord ance which prohibits enduranc onteats Arthur R Corey secre ary of the Iowa state fair and ack Ray director of a Wclka hon contest at the fairgrounds vere to appear in municipal court oday Corey and Ray were arrested last night shortly before the contest was o start in the livestock pavilion at lie fairgrounds They were booked and released on their own bonds Dolice at the fairgrounds halted the contest All participants were ordered to report at the court hearing today The arrests followed a city legal de partment decision that although the contest was to be held on state owned property the city ordinance gives the city Jurisdiction An amendment to the ordinance was to come before the city council this morningas Abe Frankle pro prietor of an amusement park and the BaldwinPatterson American Legion post seek permission to stage a similar contest at Frankles park Kelly Held to Grand Jury for Slaying of His Wife and Chil LOGAN Aug 3 E Kelly of Logan rural school teacher was bound over to district cour for trial on two first degree murde charges after a preliminary hear ing here yesterday Complaint were filed by County Attorne William Tatum for the slaying c Kellys wife and his son Billy 2 i Owners Say Proposed ti S Plan Not Suitable to Mines of State DES MOINES Aug 3 executive committee of the Iowa Coal Operators association was scheduled to meet here today to continue a discussion of the code of fair competition which it drew up and submitted to Gcu Hugh S Johnson national recovery act administrator after expressing dissatisfaction with tlie code drawn by national group of operators The Iowa group in walking out of the national meeting in Wash ington early in July declared that the proposed code placed Iowa miners and operators at a disad vantage since machine mining is not employed in Iowa mines to the ex tent used in other fields Their code is written around this idea Must Preserve Maritets The code declares that as the amount paid to employes in the coal mining industry constitutes a far greater part of the total cost than In those industries producing com peting fuelsand other sources of energy it must be maintained and safeguarded so as to preserve the normal markets and outlets for coal and in Iowa we should not only be in a position to prevent further re ductions but should be allowed to regain losses in tonnage and mine employment A board is proposed to consist of wo representatives of the opera ors to be designated by the indus rial advisory boards two represen atives of labor and the fifth to be amed by the administrator of the National Industrial Recovery act Findings of this bituminous coal ndustry board upon approval of ho president would be final Violations Arc Listed The code would require the sale of all coal at the cost of produc ion plus a reasonable margin 01 profit with each district of the ountry fixing from time to tlmi air and reasonable minimum price on the several grades sizes and classifications of coal produced Violations of the code were listed as Consignment of unorderei coal to a possible buyer forwarding of coal not actually sold granting of secret rebates allowances concessions creating price discrim ination repayment of freigh charges to grant discriminator credit allowance giving of adjust ments allowances discounts crcd its or refunds in the event of change in prices for the purpose o altering retroactively the prlc quoted predating or post dating o any invoice or contract extensio to certain purchasers services o privileges not extended to all a tempts to purchase business b gifts or bribes intentional misrep resentatlon of analyses or sizes other information concerning coa to be sold making of false or de ceptivc stateh nts concerning competitors busi2ss unauthorize use of trade marks trade namcn o other matter already adopted by a Alleged Contract Considered by Unions and Operators DES MOINES Aug 3 Boards of the Iowa Coal Operators association and district 13 United Mine Workers of America were meeting here in joint session today to consider alleged violations of the contract between operators and miners Frank Wilson Albia head of the miners organization said the griev ances involved questions of wages working hours and employment in various Iowa mines Wilson as well as Sam Ballan tyne president of the operators said that in all probability the mine disturbances at Melcher Albia and Williamson would be discussed At Rexford the miners returned work after a walkout because of waUing list dispute Miners at Melcher were ready to eturn to work if they could buy icir fuse and powder from firms isplaying the NRA sign Mine offi als are reported to have held that ic men must buy their equipment t the mine Council Bluffs Man Likely to Be Head of District Home Loan COUNCIL BLUFFS Aug 3 Imcry S Petty Council Bluffs ullding contractor is likely to be manager of the Fort Dodge branch f the Home Owners Loan corpora ion it was learned here today Uni States Senator Louis Murplvy aid over the long distance tele ihone that he has Petty for the position Petty is ottawattamie county democratic ihairman Hessring Planned for rais in Goeders Case Kossuth Board Claims Party Affiliation Was Changed on Records ALGONA Aug Carl Dalhauser went to Webster City to day to get James Canada and Charles Blair and return them here for a preliminary hearing on charges of forgery in alteration of public records The charges grew out of a change alleged to have been made in the party affiliation of Dennis Goeders of Aigona mem ber of the state fish and game commission Blair was placed in custody yes terday after Sheriff Dalhauser made a trip to Webster City and It was expected Canada would be arrested today Informations against the two men were filed by the Kossuth county board of supervisors and signed by the chairman in the court of Justice of the Peace H B White Book Was Borrowed Muy 20 It was alleged that the two came to the courthouse May 2G and asked to see the poll book for tlie primary election of 1932 for the first ward of Algonn They saiJ they were sent by Gov Clyde Her ring They then borrowed the books and returned them on May 30 Argentine Minister of Agriculture Dies BUENOS AIRES Aug S Antonio de Tomaso minister of agriculture died of angina pectoris today after a long illness Tam lo Tone 8 Column 21 Will Rogers SANTA BARBARA Cal Aug Its as hot back east as the California papers say it is there is no use mo writing you I should just send flowers to the funerals Excuse me while I put some wood on this fireplace here in the room Looks like we will never have any summer This is fiesta week in Santa Barbara The most colorful event In California This home of yel low horses and silver saddles Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1933 MeNmislH SjrniVrnlf County Auditor E B Butler said that when the book went out Goed ers was listed as having voted the democratic ticket When returned the book showed he had voted as a republican The discrepancy was discovered according to officials through comparison of the book which was borrowed and a similar copy which was kept in the office Warrants for the arrest of the two men were issued following the filing of information Named to Investigate Proceedings have been started to remove Goeders from the fish and game commission on the ground that he is a republican and conno1 serve as a democratic appointee Canada was namedby the attorney generals office to investigate the commission members political af filiation but Blair is not known in connection with the ease Assistan Attorney General Maley aid i Des Moines Judge Loy Ladd is to hear an ap plication by Goeders for an injunc tion to prevent the state executiv council from conducting a hearini in connection with the removal pro ceedings Friday Not HerrlngH Tinvoy DES MOINES Aug 3 ernor Herring today issued a state ment in which he declared tha James Canada one of two me charged with falsification of elec tion records at Aigona did not rep resent him in any action and tha he did not know Canada was Aigona The governor pointed out that tl charges mentioned in the actio Turn to rane 8 Column Profiteering on Prices to Be Hard Job Farm and Consumer Values Revealed Weekly WASHINGTON Aug 3 Farm administrators will combat any profiteering that may devel op out of the recovery program by issuing new weekly reports of prices paid by consumers and prices paid to farmers for the same commodities Dr Fred C Howe consumers counsel in the farm administration today announced establishment of the new service covering food and textile prices with the first report scheduled soon The reports he said will be aimed to provide the public with prices Information to counteract tendencies towards profiteering and towards the pyramiding of taxes paid on basic farm products by those who make the products inlo the things sold to the consumer For the reports retail prices on bread milk meat and other food necessities will be gathered from 00 cities and from more than 1000 stores including independents chains and specialty food shops We will analyze the farmers share in the foods for which we arc assembling retail prices and we arc going to see that the farmer gets his fair share of retail prices ad vance Dr Howe said LET ClTRMTS FOR 22 VESSELS Roosevelt Moves Ahead With LNational Recovery Defense Plans WASHINGTON Aug 3 he navy department today award d contracts to the lowest respon ible bidder for 22 new naval esscls The department also allotted 15 isscls to be constructed in navy ards Announcing the awards officials aid charges by Senator Trammel mirman of the senate naval com ittee of collusion between the bid ers had not been substantiated Meanwhile in view of the ship uilding coda as to wages and hours private yards the navy today rdered a five day week of 40 hours civilian employes at all shore aliens The new work week will replace present 51 day week for which days pay is given Pay will now be on the basis of ve day wages for tlie five day eek Some 44000 employes will be af ictcd U S Balance Large HYDE PARK N Y Aug 3 T Roosevelt pointing it that on Aug 15 the treasury ill have the largest cash balance i its history moved confidently head today with his national rc overy and defense plans Last night he gave formal ap roval to the navys plan to start mmediately the construction of 22 ew warships on the basis of bids ecently submitted The aim is to ut the United States fleet nearer a parity with other world power Today he happily scanned reports rom the capital determined to iress to the limit his program to pread work and maintain wages n an unprecedented drive to im prcve mass purchasing power Subscriptions Closed Backing the president is the as surance that with the sixfoU oversubscription of the govern ments 5850000000 August re inancing The president has or iercd subscriptions or the smaller purchasers At the middle of the month tin will have in its vault he greatest cash balance in his tory as the result of this success ful financial 000 The start of the naval construe tion comes on the heels of wor from Japan of the increase in he budget for military preparations of Japan The president without doub was cognizant of the Japanese ac tivities but it was made plain tha he was Intent only upon buildin the United States battle fleet t the limits the London treaty pn scribed Another conference on nav limitations Is coming along and Mr Roosevelt wants an actual fleet rather than blue prints which to negotiate with EFFORT TO HALT COALSTRIKEPUT OFF BY JOHNSON Operators Ask for Delay After Being Called to Conference WASHINGTON Aug 3 was cleared today for em loyers of labor under contract to oin the countrywide NRA program altering existing wage and our terms While Hugh S Johnson as head f the recovery administration ontinued efforts to bring peace to he coal strike territory of western Donald Is general an in erpretation of President Roose elts voluntary agreement under vhich contracts reached by collec ive bargaining and which specify L definite number of hours employ ment per week may be maintained unimpaired The employer affected to obtain lis blue eagle Insignia must con form in other ways to the wage ind employment increasing move however Coal Parley Relayed Johnsons coal peace conference begun last night was resumed this morning but suddenly suspended until late afternoon at the request of the mine operators Involved Gov ernor Pinchot of Pennsylvania and union labor spokesmen had filed in to Johnsons office to utnrt talking when the postponement was asked They filed out again tight lipped Meantime the effects of one of the codes of fair practice now in force became evident The navy awardfri dollars worth vich wui operate on a 32 hour week under the code and simul taneously civilian employes in the navy yards were ordered on a flat five day 40 hour week Further ad justment and changes may be made later Draft 200 Ill driving forward the mobilizn ion for a national campaign to lace public opinion actively behind he reemployment drive the re overy administration meanwhile nnounced more than 200 speakers icluding governors congressmen rid even cabinet members drafted stump the country Negotiations on for indi idual industries were being carried i simultaneously Steel oil lumber and many lesser idustries were dealing with recov ry officials in these efforts Strife In Oil Code The oil code the only major one ow in open session brought out resh strife today with Oscar Su ro general counsel and vice presi ent of the Standard Oil company of alifornia denouncing the pending ode as one not carrying out the lews of the liberal administra on Like many other oil leaders c was demanding that the govern icnt approve of rules for fixing oil Because of the coal strike the earing on the bituminous coal code ir rather the 18 separate ones that lave been put forward has been moved up from Aug 14 to Aug fl Vt that time the issue of company mion versus labor union will bK hrashed out to something like de lermination of a basis for future in dustrial relations though possibly not a finalsettlement SuCOO Miners Out The union issue Is at the bottom of the present strike which spread from the U S Steel subsidiary H C Friclc Coke company mines in Fayette county Pennsylvania to urrounding territory until around 35000 miners now are out demand ing recognition for the United Mine workers Johnson tackled this task yester day He flew to Harrisburg to ad dress an industrial gathering When he flew back there came to Wash ington also Pennsylvanias Gover nor Pinchot and Thomas Moses Tum to Tagr IT Toltimn 3 Wea Circus Fans Chaplain BARABOO Wis Aug 3 Wl Bishop Thomas W Drumm of DCS Moines was elected chaplain of the National Circus Fans association IOWA WEATHER Gun orally fair Thursday night Friday probably fair with somewhat warmer this afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 2J hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning MaxiTrmm Wednesday fl7 Minimum In Nlglit rt At 8 A M ThurMlay 6S Rainfall 13 of an Inch   

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