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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                A A X North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FJVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9 1933 THIS FAPEE CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE Gossip Over Hull Moley Rumors Go on That All Is Not Well Between Them By HERBERT PMJMMER WASHINGTON Aug 9 President Roosevelts decision sign Prof Raymond Moley heai bramtruster of his administra tion to the tag of making a spe cial survey 01 methods of com bating crime may for a time at least quiet ru mors of there ported break be tween Moley and his superior in the state depart ment Secretary Cqrdell Hull In naming Mo ley for the job Roosevelt made COSDSLIHUU it plain SECTION ONB ftO 264 U S MAY ACT IN CUBAN CONFLICT nothing unusual was behind it that he would retain his title as assistant secretary of state and return to the department when the task was fin ished Moley himself had something to say on the subject At Hyde Park after talking with the President about his new assignment newspa permen cornered him and asked if he wouldi remain as assistant sec retary under Hull Plans to Stick I certainly am going to he re plied I know of no good reason why I should not And when someone suggested that it had been assumed in some quarters that he would resign Mo ley snapped I pay no attention to assump tions It Is doubtful however that even the assurances of the president or the emphatic statements of the pro fessor will silence completely the gossip among Washington observ ers concerning the HullMoley af fair Cancelled Flight Sat cancelled Former HASS BELL AND iad and ifoleya BUiiSKrrSxperi encts In London afeenoughtosat isfy some that not everything is peaceful And theres this thought too Those who know Cordell Hull in timately and who have watched him during the long years he has been in public life say that he is a man who does not easily forget or for give a grievance He is mildmannered sincere and kindly said one of his friends but he has another side as well If the secretary thinks then that he was dealt with wrongly at Lon don the HullMoley affair may not yet be a closed incident Almost Embarrassed Incidentally the presidents grasp of the situation when the proposed international statement on stabili zation of the curiency was to the fore is indicated by one of the high erups who attended the London conference upon his return to Wash ington This gentleman was closeted with the president for several hours when he returned to the capital Roosevelt was discussing the cur rency statement Sections 1 and 2 he thought were all right Section 4 he thought not so good I was glad he didnt ask me about those various sections said the higherup I couldnt have told him the contents of any of the four Coxey Loses Race for Mayor of Massillon MASSILLON Ohio Aug 9 General Jacob s Coxey veteran crusader for the unemployed was defeated for toe republican nomina tion for mayor of Massillon yester day running a poor third in the primary Two years ago he was nominated and elected by recorc majorities SHERIN QUIZZED ABOUT MERGER Former Treasurer Firs Witness Called to Give Story The taking of depositions in j lawsuit connected with the merge of the Modern Brotherhood of Am erica and the Independent Order o Foresters started Wednesday after loon before Justice M c Cough Three of the former officers ot the M B A Albert Hass supreme president A L Sherin supreme iecretary and E A D Bell sup reme treasurer appeared in re sponse to subpoenaes which asked hat they produce letters and tele frams to ana from E W Clark nsurance commissioner officers of he Independent Order of Foresters he commissioner of Insurance in Canada and the C R Parks Ser vice company Chicago Appear for Plaintiffs R Baker Kansas City Kan H M Havner Dea Moines and J C France Tipton appeared as attor neys for the plaintiffs three policy holders of the M B A from Tip ton who are suing the I O F claiming a larger reserve should be set up R J Bannister Dea Moines appeared for the I O F John Sen for the Iowa insur ance commissl6nef on the case MrBell former treasurer of the M B A was the first witness called He testified records of the A were in the building probably in the care of J w Snyder now in ctiarge of the real estate business for the I O F in this section Questioned by Havner Questioned by Mr Havner Mr Bell denied receiving any letters in connection with the merger of the M B A and the Foresters I did not hear of the merger un til the latter part of Novembe part of December said the first Mr Bell Do you know whether there have been any records of the MBA re moved In the last 60 days asked Mr Havner Interposes Objections Mr France interposed objections ut the witness said he did not know Did the M B A keep checks and vouchers on file jjYes Did you get a special contract Yes Where is It It was sent back to the Inde pendent Order of Foresters Did you sign the contract Yes Whose signature was on the con ract for the Independent Order of Turn lo TUSH 1 Cnlunir J UNDER GUARD Betty Doivnes 15 daughter of James R Downes Philadel phia railroad executive is being guarded at a New Hamp shire girls camp to prevent kid napers from carrying out a threat to abduct her Asso ciated Press One of Balbo Flyers Killed AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Toms got good manners If hes settin in the drug store with his wife he al ways takes his hat off when another woman sets down with em ONE INJURED IN PLYMOUTH FIGHT Drunken Brawl Sends Three Back to Jail After Days Absence Don Tiederman who was released o jail Tllesday morn Robert Shinp who was re leased Monday night and Dick Dor sey Plymouth who was released the city Jail Tuesday were in a drunken fight at arrested a Plymouth Tuesday night about 10 oclock Sheriff J M Robertson Mason City made the arrests Willard Reed and Joe Rooney were also mixed in the fight Rooney receiving severe scalp wounds evi dently made from a bottle or sharp object according to Sheriff Robert son Several of Rooneys teeth were knocked out He was taken to the Mercy hospital at Mason City The others with the exception of Dorsey were held in the county jail Wednesday on charges of intoxica tH Wcrc fr0m Mason City with the exception of Dorsey and all were riding in the car of D C Jughey Mason City salesman Hughey was not mixed In the fight however Tiederman Shino and Reed claimed they were hijacked by Rooney Dorsey and Hughey and the others claimed it was the op posite They arc scheduled to ap ear in justice court as Koon as Rooney is out of the hnsnitaU Rest of Fleet Goes on to Portugal Safely LISBON Portugal Aug 9 IP en Italo Balbos air armada minus ne ship which overturned at the akeoff killing one man and in uring three others completed an ther leg of the journey home to taly today by flying from the zores to Lisbon The seaplanes arrived here in hree groups The last a formation of three which remained behind to care for the three men injured in the accident in the Azores flew over Black Horse Square just as General Balbo first to arrive was reviewing his guard of honor The vanguard of the armada be gan to alight on the Tagus at p m G M T a m and one hour 15 minutes later all 23 planes were at their mooring places Overturns on Takeoff HORTA Azores Aug B UP One Italian aviator died and three others were hurt today when their plane overturned during the takeoff of Gen Italo Balbos seaplan squadron for Lisbon Portugal Lieut Squaglia died of congestion of the lungs Three others Captain Ranieri the pilot in command Ser geant Cremaschi mechanic am Sergeant Boveri radio operator Were immediately taken to a hos pital where it was said their injuries were not serious LEO DUSTER OF CEDAR RAPIDS IS HEAD OF LEGION Iowa Veterans to Hold 1934 Convention in Sioux City DUBUQUE Aug 9 Duster of Cedar Rapids today was elected commander of the Iowa de partment of the American Legion He will succeed W Earl Hall of Mason City Dusters nomination was seconded by E R Cronk of Montour who had been an aspirant for the com mandership The delegates also selected Sioux iity as the 1934 convention city the northwest municipality winning over Des Moines Saw Ixmg Service Duster is a veteran of Battery E One hundred twentysixth field artillery which was organized in Cedar Rapids He entered the serv ce May 2 1917 and discharged Jan 20 1919 He served five months overseas and attained the rank of sergeant Duster has long been prominent in Legion affairs Ho is a charter nember and past commander of Hanford post of Cedar Rapids and during the last year has served as chairman of the Legion State Com mittee on Americanization He Is in the grocery and meat bus iness In CedarRapids Knoxvlllo Corps Knoxville drum and bugle coYps was awarded the state champion ship last night Maquoketa was sec ond Le Mars ourth The Knoxville corps won Championship in 1930 and 1932 third and Gowrie the Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Aug takes a long time to find out how wrong you are some times In 1898 we was all in beaded presplration trying to fix so Cuba would have liberty and all the accompanying bene fits Now Cuba is having one of the best civil wars thnts been produced in years Got rid of the Spaniards now they can have a real fight Around 1917 we also decided that the world ought to have a mess of democracy so we went a long waya from home to fix It up for em Well you can kinder get a rough idea of how we fixed it So the moral of the whole thing seems to be stay home build a big army and navy They cant come here to lick us we are not going there to lick them so how you going to have any war Yours WILL ROGERS Copyrlnlit 1813 McNnaithl Syndicate Widow of Man Killed in Car Accident Sues City of Des Moines DES MOINES Aug 9 Nellie A Gray widow of the Rev P E Gray who was fatally injured in an automobile accident last April sued the city of Des Moines for IO000 alleging the city was negligent In not maintaining the pavement at the spot where accident occurred the REPAIRS MOTOR UNITED AIRPORT BURBANK Cal Aug 9 Nichols avi atrix returned here at a m today to repair an ailing motor af ter being gone approximately two and a half rours on an attempt to lower the womens westeast trans continental record held by Amelia Earhart Misa Nichols circled the field sev eral times before landing Evident ly because It was ticklish business to drop her heavily laden machine on to the runway She had more than 300 gallons of gasoline in the tanks of her low wing speedy ship when she returned Her landing was per fect Having satisfied herself the plane was in good condition except for the motor Miss Nichols left the field o go to bed While definite plans were not announced she was un derstood to be ready to try to get away again some time after mid night tonight MOEN FIRM GETS CONTRACT ON PO WASHINGTON Aug 8 IPh The M M Moon company Mason City was low bidder at 55800 to day at the treasury for extension and remodeling of postofflce and courthouse at Mason City Iowa Mass Meeting Set for Wednesday Being Postponed by Mayor Mayor J T Laird again called attention Wednesday to the fact that he had postponed a mass meeting which had been scheduled for Wednesday evening pending full attendance at the council meeting next Monday when the councilmen are expected to vote on whether to accept the offer of the Peoples Gas and Electric company Bullets Whiz in New York State Milk Strike War Lehman Orders Grand Juries Summoned to Act in Arresi Cases By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bullets whizzed in New York states milk strike Wednesday Six milk trucks returning from New York City after delivering Hi genlc dairy milk were fired upon at Camden at dawn They were de scribed as bullet riddled on their arrival at Watertown A survey of Madison county hot bed of the strike showed that re ceipts at dairy plants were rapidly approaching normal Nonstriking farmers were protecting themselves with firearms in increasing num bers Urges Machine Guns An effort to extend the strike to Jefferson county was described as a failure Capt Stephen McGrath of the state constabulary nack in the line of duty after being injured in a clash with strikers at Oriskany last week asked Major John A Warner superintendent of state police for permission to arm his men with ma chine guns Strikers repeated their protests against what they called the bru tality of troopers 0000 Gallons Dumped Nonstrikers demanded more pro tection Six thousand gallons of milk were dumped Wednesday morning on roads to Syracuse This repre sented 10 per cent of the citys supply Every important road in Tarn to rose 4 Column 2 RETAILER NOTTO SHORTENHOURS RULES JOHNSON Temporary Code for Oil Industry Receives Approval WASHINGTON Aug 9 WvCit mg that the intent of the recovery act was to increase employment Administrator Hugh S Johnson said today in a statement that no re tailer could stagger employe hours enforce rest periods or shorten the hours of store operation without defeating the purpose of the codes His emphatic assertion imme diately took place among the most rCn5Cant yet to come the NRA in view of constant reports as to recourses for getting around the codes and yet displaying the blue eagle Inquiries on this point have in creased of late while the officials have plugged ahead at other as pects of making the law effective Takes Time Off Johnson took time off from thu opening hearing oh 27 codes pro posed for the coal industry to stress his point as to retailers At that crowded session in the huge com merce department auditorium the struggle between union and non union forces was flushing to a full height Putting tnat quarrel off for fu ture determination Johnson Insisted that while agreements signed by retallstdres and groceries pro vided that no store open less than 6Z hours a week before July 1 could reduce the store hours at all the intent was that hours of opera tion should not be curtailed in anv way 52 Set Minimum In other words while 52 is a set minimum It was explained that if a store had been opernting 60 or more it should not curtail its time of being open but rather should em ploy more people to do the work That agreement is a solemn covenant and its purpose is ex Hcit Johnson said The owners f the stores and the customers who uy from those stores should have but one single purpose which is to carry out this specific provision which has to do with reemployment through reducing the number ot hours each employe works and by WE DO OUR PART The Mason City GlobeGazette displays today the NRA emblem in token of its enrollment in the national recovery movement While the provisions of the national daily newspaper code have not as yet been officially ap proved the GlobeGazette is con vinced that it will be approved in substantially the form as presented to the National Recovery Adminis tration Tuesday since weeks of con ference and discussion preceded its proposal In the spirit manifested by the many business establishments of Mason City and surroundingcities this newspaper has forwarded its signed agreement to accept and apply the regulations finally promulgated by the NRA administration The assurance which has come from Washington that the ireedom of the press will not be imperilled through the li censing provisions of the act removed an objection raised in defense of a constitutional guarantee Because of its many departments and its varied activ ities together with the public service it renders and which cannot be impaired the daily press of the nation while giv ing wholehearted endorsement of the reemployment pro gram was deterred from signing until the conditions peculiar to it were recognized by the administrator of the act As these difficulties are overcome the newspapers will in C0nform1ty with thc keeping the stores open as long as possible Oil Code Approved Temporary effectiveness for a scale of wages and hours for the oil industry pending settlement of the controversial code now under con sideration was approved today by Johnson NRA chief Under the temporary agreement which has been approved by the in dustry producers refiners and deal ers will be permitted to sign a modi fied presidential agreement and re ceive the blue eagle The temporary code provides a 40 hour maximum week for mar keting operations and a 36 hour week for all other branches of the industry For employes in filling stations and garages selling gasoline and oil direct to the motorist the agreement proposed a 40 hour week with a pay scale graduated from 512 a week to 515 according to the population of the city Minimum Wage Scales The minimum wage scales for other than retailing branches of the oil industry were fixed as fol lows For drilling production refining and pipeline operations West North Iowa Missouri North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas I 48 cents The announcement also provides for a 40 hour week for employes in the wholesale marketing division including clerical employes but ex cluding executives supervisors and their Immediate staffs with mini mum wage rates ranging from 40 to 47 cents an hour as follows Divisions Differ Middle Atlantic division New England division east north central and Pacific coast 47 cents south Atlantic east south central and west south central 40 cents west north central 42 cents and moun tain states 45 cents In accord with the proposal of the petroleum Industry to bring employes of retail outlets under the blanket code the agreement pro vides a 40 hour week with minimum wages for filling and service station or garage employes engaged in ITnrq In Vnwm i fjiltimn 7 Seek Final Solution in Coal Strike Most of Miners Back at Work Trouble Not Over WASHINGTON Aug s an effort to settle the Pennsylvania coal strike once and for all Gerard of the arbitration board named by President Roose called Thomas Mosea president of the Frlck Coke com pany before the group to explain the present situation As the board sat down for its first meeting on the controversy which had threatened a bituminous coal shortage Swope expressed con fidence all difficulties would be ironed out soon Grievances Crop Out UN1ONTOWN Pa Aug 9 While most of southwestern Penn stylvanias striking coal miners lighted their lamps today and filed back to the pits fresh grievances cropped out in an H C Frick Coke company mine at Grindstone caus ing a direct appeal to the NRA in Washington Two hundred miners at Colonial No 4 scene of violence last week dispatched a message to Edward ST McGrady NRA mediator claiming mine officials refused to recognize their checkweighman and their miners committee Ordered to Get After the men stood about the mine mouth for several hours and no reply came from McGrady spe cial deputies ordered them to go to work or get off company property The miners retired without pro test to a natural amphitheater nearby where they hold meetings They held a session this afternoon to consider future action Meanwhile Duncan McCallum Governor Plnchots private secre tary and Joseph Washington the executives personal representative ROOSEVELT HAS SPECIAL REPORT TAKEN BY PLANE Welles Awaits Decision of Machado on His Resignation HYDE PARK N Y Aug 9 m action by President Roosevelt at the Cuban crisis ap peared in prospect today with the irnvul of a special report carried here by plane from Washington Complete mystery surrounded the airplane message It was taken to he summer white house by secret service men and immediately given to the president Determined on Peace Mr Roosevelt is giving closest at ention to the critical Cuban situa lonand is most obviously deter mined upon bringing peace and or er to the island republic President Roosevelt also gave per onal attention to the war on crime n conferences with Attorney Gen eral Cummings and Raymond Moley special investigator of kid naping and racketeering Studies Currency Meanwhile the president resumed his studies of managed currency consulting with Prof Irving Fisher of Yale Tonight he confers with his secretary of the treasury William H Woodin Looking over a roll of charts in his study today Mr Roose velt indicated satisfaction with the recent upward trend of employment and commodity prices It was plain that the objective is a controlled upward leveling oft of the peaks and val in the strike area were trying to reach McGrady by telephone Not Men Elected Company officials said the check welghman and the committee were the ones previously elected b he miners and agreed upon b company representatives Similar situations developed he companys Filbert mine and mines of the Pittsburgh Termlnn Coal company and the Pittsburgl Coal company in southern Alle fheny and Washington counties A he Filbert mine it was understonc NEARING CLIMAX HAVANA Aug 9 political conflict complicated by disorders and bloodshed neared its climax this afternoon as United States Ambassador Sumner Welles waited for President Mnchndo to say finally whether he would give he miners went to work in spite o heir protests Meetings arc schcd uled today nt Pittsburgh termina and Pittsburgh coal properties to atempt to settle the difficulties Return to Work Frick company officials said 80 to 00 per cent oC their men re turned to work In some 15 Fayctte county mines In the heart of the strike zone No pickets appeared and accord ing to available information the men went to work unmolested Na tional guardsmen patrolled tho nrc in cars and kept a guard posted a Colonial No ARIZONA VOTES IFOR REPEAL AH of States 14 Counties Count Heavily Against 18th Amendment PHOENIX Ariz Aug 9 The youngest state in the union is thc twentyfirst to vote for prohibi tion repeal Each of the 14 counties indorsed adoption of the repeal amendment to the federal constitution by an even more preponderant count of ballots than they did in repealing nil of Arizonas dry laws last No vember The state had been listed as a prohibition stronghold almost since attainment of statehood in 1912 Wets Tcad 3 to 1 An unofficial canvass of the vote in Tuesdays special election showed the wet ballots leading the drys by more than 3 to Out of a total of 444 precincts in the state returns from 323 gave For repeal 34389 against repeal 20147 Thc missing precincts contain few votes Drys had conceded defeat before the balloting started They had failed to obtain enough signatures to initiative petitions to place on thc ballot candidates for delegates to a state convention which will pass Iurn lo faie I Colunia jj p the presidency in the interests of beacc The principal government leaders icld an important conference with I President Machado at the presiden tial palace One of the outstanding par ticipaants in the conference was Orestes Ferrarn the secretary of state who arrived in Havana this morning by airplane from the United States While the conference was in ses sion hundreds of persons lined the Havana m wall expecting the ar rival of two United States ships which according to reports that were not confirmed were off tho capital last night Aflks for Interview WASHINGTON Aug 9 Ambassador Oscar Cintas of Cuba asked the stale department to ar range an interview with him with President Roosevelt and apparently the request has been granted The ambassador is in New York and expected to go to Hyde Park at Bandit Killed by Sioux City Police Still Unidentified SIOUX CITY Aug 9 though more than 100 persons have viewed the body of the bandit who was shot nncl killed by Sioux City police last night his identity still remained a mystery today The man about 40 years old Is believed to have been a transient fn his pockets was found a 38 cal ber revolver The bandit was shot as the climax of a series of holdups during which le forced a taxicab driver at the point of n revolver to drive him rom place to place Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair In northwest showers and thunderstorms In south and cast portions Wednesday af ternoon mid night with general ly fnlr Tlniradny little cfmngc in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period nding at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tucuclny Minimum ia Night is At 8 A M Wednesday A cloudy sky held out some prom se of rain Wednesday morning   

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