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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                tii a a HI fcCr A 1 oeH r OF IOWA I K f M O I N E S J North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXIX v FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 10 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 265 P F HOPKINS PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEER BrainTrttst Makes Plans HullMoley Affair Is New Indication of Roosevelt Idea By HERBERT PLDMMER WASHINGTON Aug 10 However unpleasant the HullMoley affair may have been to the white house President Roosevelt and his close advisers may be strength ened in the belief credited to them at the very start of the new ad ministration that the function of the brain trust should be one of planning and not of admin istra tlon Time and again since he has RAYMOND MOUY been in the white house Mr Roosevelt has demon strated that belief It has been the professors who have done much of the planning for the new deal but it has been the hard boiled and practical men who have been called in and clothed with the executive authority for getting action Moleys New Job Prof Raymond Moleys venture into the executive field at London produced results not entirely happy in the relations between the brain truster1 and his superior Secretary Cordell Hull But Moleys new job of surveying methods of combating crime lies definitely in the planning field It is not as a superpoliceman that he takes up his new duties He does not profess to be anything of that sort of an aid to law police departments of devising new ordinances looking to more ef fective control of crime It will be his job to find a way for more co operation between the federal and state governments to prevent and control crime Interesting F D R It was in this particular field that he first attracted President Roose velts attention Moley had conduct ed a survey of crime In the city of Cleveland that was generally cre dited with bringing about a decided improvement in conditions there The New York crime commission heard of him and sought his ser vices Roosevelt was then governor of New York That the presidents idea was to keep his brain trust strictly In the planning field is evidenced by the fact that of the dozens of profes sors at work for the administra tion none has been entrusted with the job of carrying out the plans they have devised Of course Dr Morgan of Antioch college in Ohio was placefi at the head of the Tennessee valley project but Morgans reputation as an exe cutive was taken into account For Example Some have pointed to the state department for an example of the weight given executive ability When Cordell was decided upon as secretary of state some of the pres idents advisers were reported a bit skeptical as to his ability as an ex ecutive Hull had been in congress long and had become known as a deep student of economics The president therefore placed William Phillips a close friend and a career diplomat in the depart ment as Hulls executive assistant It is Phillips rather than the sec retary of state who looks after the actual job of running the routine of the department Continue Effort to Force AUNT MET By Robert Quillen There aint nothin rests me like a cup o tea unless its takin my teeth out after a party RIFTS INCREASE WITHIN PARTIES IN CUBAN CRISIS Group of Presidents Supporters Considers Ouster Plan HAVANA Aug 10 question whether President Machado shall resign his post to bring peace to Cuba now under a formally de clared state of war as the result of the menace of revolution was placed today before the national executive committee of General Machados liberal party The executive committee met to consider the formula of peace pre sented by United States Ambassa dor Sumner Welles acting as med iator In the conflict between the Machado supporters and the oppo sition This formula entails the with drawal of Machado to make way for a president approved by all parties Party Differences Differences within the parties over the mediation program wid ened as the liberal conference got under wayand it appeared possible that the old party linos would be completely obliterated Meanwhile the general strike which brought the over Machado to a head continued un broken despite the effortand ex pectations ofthe government Santiago the military super edict order all stores to reoperi within five days Shopkeepers disobeying the edict said would be considered as revo lutionists at the conclusion of the five day period Kapidly Ncnring Solution MIAMI Fla Aug 10 eral Mario G Menocal former president of Cuba and a leader of the opposition to the government of President Gerardo Machado to day declared Cuban affairs are rapidly nearing solution The generals prediction came In his refusal to issue a written state ment disclosing his future course of action relative to the island re public General Menocal declined to ex plain the nature of the news he had received from Havana but was in an obviously joyful mood HOPES FOR QUICK ACTION IN CUBA Roosevelt Does Not Want to Intervene to Stamp Out Warfare HYDE PARK N Y Aug 10 UP Roosevelt looked today for quick action In Cuba in response to his strong appeal to the island republic to stop political warfare and restore economic order The president carefully withheld open intervention in the interest of bringing about peace and happier times by the policy of mediation In plain words to Senor Oscar Cintas official ambassador of res ident Gerardo Machado Mr Roose velt sent word to Cuba that The problems of starvation and of de pression are of such immediate im portance that every political prob lem should be met in the most pa triotic spirit in order to improve conditions at the earliest possible moment Mr Roosevelt gave this final op portunity to the president of Cuba and his government to restore con ditions while the governments of foreign nations were protesting to the United States about injury to their nationals and damage to their property in Cuba It is known unofficially here that Great Britain and Spain made these protests Mr Roosevelt how ever does not regard armed force as the way to do things He Is seek ing a new order by peaceful meth ods Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Aug look out democratic administration you are about to revert to the old republican type You are telling some Latin Am erican country who shall be president and who cant Now there Is no doubt that Cuba is run cockeyed But what coun try aint Now we get our sugar from Cuba and anything we do in Cuba is going to be misunder stood So about the best thing we can do in Cuba is to let Cuba take care of Cuba I dont care how little your country is you gotta right to run it like you want to When the big nations quit meddling then the world will have peace Yours WILL ROGERS 1033 McNnneM SyndicateI New Unit Takes Job of Enforcing Prohibition Law John S Hurley Scheduled to Succeed Dalrymple as Chief WASHINGTON Aug 10 A V Dalrymple retired today as director of prohibition with the the dry law enforcing bureau by the creationof ra new unit in departmehtadi vision of investigation headed by J Edgar Hoover William Stanley first assistant attorney general said today the re organization was completed insofar as carrying out president Roose velts executive order effective last night but that details would not be made public until Attorney General Cummings returns to Washington next week John S Hurley who was assist ant to Dalrymple a Californian is slated to head the dry unit in the investigation division and will be come assistant director GOD on Ouster List There were 1800 employes in the prohibition bureau of whom 600 were scheduled for removal Stan ley said that despite telegrams dis patched to prohibition administra tors throughout the country yester day instructing them to maintain their existing setups thatall 1800 had automatically been dropped last night and that it was known In the various enforcement offices who had been reemployed in the new unit He also definitely stated that Dalrymple was out and was not among the reemployed Hurley is to have charge of com pleting the details of the reorgani zation and Stanley said a picture of the setup then would be made public Told to Carry On ST PAUL Aug 10 on instructions from Washington W E Burke eighth district prohi bition administrator today sent messages to deputy administrators telling them and their staffs to function at present until further notice Clark of Perry is Chosen Principal of Charles City School CHARLES CITY Aug M Clark principal at the Perry high school was chosen from among 150 applicants for the position as principal at Charles City high school Mr Clark succeeds J H Trefz who has accepted a position at Creston Clark Is the son of M G Clark former superintendent of schools at Sioux City anda nation ally known educator MARINES READY WASHINGTON Aug 10 Although President Roosevelt has indicated every effort would be taken to avoid intervention in the badly stirred Cuban situation in formed quarters here today dis closed that should it be necessary the marines now stationed at Quan to Poic I Column 51 Speedboat Robber Is Not Pirate After All CHICAGO Aug 10 officials have decided that Joe Pennlck 27 upholsterer who al legedly tried to hold up the pilot of a speedboat carrying visitors to the Worlds fair isnt a pirate after all Looking into the law books they found he couldnt be held as a pirate because he didnt take the ships cargo of which there wasnt any So they decided on a plain charge of assault Depositions Are Taken in M B A Suit Hass Sherin and Bell Refuse to Talk on Payments Three former officers of th Modern Brotherhood of America de clined to answer questions concern ing alleged sums of money receive in connection with the merger o that society with the Independem Order of Foresters when questlonec for depositions before Justice M C Coughlon Wednesday afternoon The three witnesses were Alberl Hass former supreme president A L Sherin former supreme secre tary and E A D Bell former su preme treasurer of the M B A They were subpoenaed to present evidence in the trial of the case o Spencer G Frink Robert H France and William G Markenson Tipton who arc suing the Independ ent Order of Foresters asking that 5890000 set aside as a special re serve be credited the policyholders of the M B A Plaintiffs Attorneys W R Baker Kansas City Kans H M Havner Des Moines and J C France Tipton appeared as attor neys for the plaintiffs while R J Bannister Des Moines was present as attorney for the I O F John Scnneff attorney for E W Clark Iowa insurance commissioner sat in on the case All three of the witnesses were questioned concerning events lead ing up to and which immediately followed the merger of thotwc Organizations Mr Hass denied any knowledge about the alleged 5890000 specia reserve at the time of the merger stating he learned about it a con siderable time later Denies Getting Money The former supreme president de nied receiving any money in connec tion with the merger during Novem ber and December 1931 the approx imate time of the merger What did you receive he was asked I refuse to answer on advice of counsel Mr Hass stated Further questions concerning what others received or what he did with the money were similarly answered fry Mr Hass who said he did not want to incriminate himself Do you remember getting 12 cashier checks on the National City bank of New York sever for 55000 each and five for 1QOO each Refuses to Answer I refuse to answer for the rea sons given he said Questions con cerning indorsement of checks were similarly answered Mr Hass said he never saw E W Clark insur ance commissioner at the Chicago meeting where the merger was taken up Mr Havner read a communica tion purporting to be from J A Hanley to Mr Clark In which refer ence is made to the fact that Mr Hanley had just heard about the payment of lump sums to certain officers and directors of the M B A Asked whether he recalled a meet ing in Chicago for the purpose oE distributing the funds Mr Hass again declined to answer Not With Others Mr Sherin who was questioned y Mr France said he was not with the other officers of the society when the contract for the merger was placed before the insurance commissioner Mr Sherin also declined to an swer questions concerning a special contract or special payments on the grounds that another action Is pend ing in which he appears as one of the defendants To Substitute Direct Aid for Work Relief DEN1SON Aug 10 relief will be substituted for work relief Crawford county supervisors have decided The new system came as a solution to labor troubles dur ing the last several months when employes objected to being paid in rocery orders rather than cash SMALLEST CORN CROP SINCE 1901 WASHINGTON Aug 10 The crop reporting board of the de partment of agriculture today fore cast the second smallest corn crop since 1901 and the lowest produc ion of wheat and oats in 35 years ORGE PLAN FOR SLAUGHTER OF 5 MILLION SWINE Meat Would Be Given at Low Cost of Jobless and Destitute WASHINGTON Aug 10 Farm administrators today were called upon to adopt an emergency program providing for quick slaugh ter of 5000000 swine to be financed by a processing tax on meat pack ers on hogs processed weighing 235 pounds and more The plan presented by the na tional corn and hog committee of 25 and indorsed by farm organiza tions would provide meat at low cost to unemployed and destitute and assist farmers of the corn belt faced by the greatest feed shortage in a half century as a result of drought to cut hog supplies with out further depressing the market The plan which appeared likely of adoption with few modifications calls for the marketing and slaugh ter of the swine between Aug IS and Oct 1 during which adminis trators would Graduated Prices Buy at graduated prices based on weights and at rates from to 59 a hundredweight 4000000 pigs weighing from 25 to 100 pounds Pay a bonus of 1 each on 1000 000 sows soon to farrow to reduce the potential fall crop pigs by atiestlmatcd 5000000 Corn arid hog producersancTthelr representatives laid the plan befor administrators at a conference called by the latter and concluded at noon The group adopted a reso lution promising support of any program worked out by Secretary Wallace and his aides They also urged that the group continue ef forts being directed by George N Peek chier administrator seeking to increase exports of corn and hog products Seek Permanent Plan The program corn and hog groups said should be followed by a permanent plan to go into effect about Oct 1 or as soon as possible thereafter to apply the farm act to aid both corn and hog producers through improvement of prices The corn belt committee proposed that whatever portion of the slaughtered swine could be salvaged for meat be disposed of aa far as jossible by its sale on a moderate asis to relief agencies under def nite agreement that their normal lurchases of meats be not reduced Milo Reno Des Moines fiery iresident of the national Farmers Holiday association said the pro gram might assist the immediate iroblem of farmers but did not go ar enough He asserted farmers vould not be satisfied until they vere assured the cost of production for their commodities David Van Gclder New York representing the National associat Tnrn In TORR 1 CoTunm 3 APPOINTMENT ASSURED LESS VIOLENCE IN MILK STRIKE Governor of New York Says Trouble Rapidly Coming Under Control ALBANY N Y Aug 10 3overnor Herbert H Lehman after tudying scores of reports on the milk strike situation from many ections of the state declared to lay he helieved the milk strike is apidly coming under control These reports that have come o me indicate that the strike sit uation is improving the governor aid Conditions have improved very greatly In the last few days There have been fewer riotsi and he milk supply hai been Increasing In accordance with my instruc iona to the district attorneys and he sheriffs throughout the state here have been a very considerable umber of arrests I have told some of the sheriffs o put on additional deputies even when they had taken on some The hcriffs are now doing their duties nd the disturbances in their conn iea have been reduced as a result The governor Issued his state ment after receiving reports from lajor John A Warner superintend nt of state police that 135 strike ickets had been arrested over it in various parts of tho state MASON CITY MAN IS NOT INFORMED OF APPOINTMENT Choice of Former City Manager Is Certain Says Report WASHINGTON Aug P P lopkins former city manager of vtason City Is to be appointed pub ic works engineer for Iowa it was earned froro authentic sources here oday The public works engineer will be he direct representative of the na ional administration in the hand ing of 3070 projects in the state P F Hopkins when called at his lomo here Thursday stated he had eceived no information about the appointment City Manager Six Years Mr Hopklna was city manager of toson City for six years resigning ils office on April 1 of this year Previous to corning to Mason City Mr Hopkins was city manager at Ames where he originally went as director of public utilities Mr Hopkins was born on a Story ounty farm and obtained two years high school work at Colo From olo he went to Chicago for a couple if years of prep school work The former city manager matri culated at Iowa State college nt Ames In 1912 and was graduated as an engineer in 1910 While a senior le served ns an assistant instructor n the college of engineering The vacations were spent In the cm ploy of the highway commission Entered Wisconsin After graduation Mr Hopkins P F HOPKINS Lewis Asks Minimum for Underground Miners NRA Holds on 27 Codes for Coal Trade WASHINGTON Aug 10 tocky forceful John L Lewis president of the United Mine Work em of America demanded today hat the national recovery ndmin slrations industrial revival pro gram guarantee miners who work mderground a a day basic min muni wage for a 30 hour work veek In the NRAs hearing on 27 codes ot fair competition fixing wages and hours for the bituminous coal In dustry Lewis told reading a r2 age prepared statement how he iad met with a group of operators o draft one of the 27 Then he in isted that the code or codes finally rxpproved give miners the right to oin any union they choose Seeks CoFartnership Tho recovery act he said after giving employes the right to irganizo unmolested for the pur poses of collective bargaining pro vides aa a basis for attaining its ob jectives a copartnership between employers and employes It there fore Inevitably follows that the act assumes that employers will freely recognize and deal with representa tives of employes Refusal of employers to do this involves two deplorable conclusions 1 That employers are refusing to abide by the spirit and letter of the law and 2 By this refusal they arc not only obstructing the funda mental purposes of the act to ac celerate economic recovery but what is more serious they are pro moting discord and dislocations for the reason that they leave no altern ative to employes but the undesir able one of using their collective strength to force recognition of their organization and its represen tative Forbid Child Labor Lewis recalled that the code to which he agreed would forbid mine employment of children 16 or under but said We should be very glad to change this prohibition to 18 years or under Explaining his minimum pay schedule which varies from 5 a day for underground to 4 a day or to Page i Column i UTILITIES MUST GO UNDER CODE NRA Awaits Replies From Retailers and Grocers on Ultimatum WASHINGTON Aug 10 The recovery administration today revealed a ruling whereby all pri vately owned controlled by the state in which they are located or come under its wage and worlctimo su pervision This matter emerged as the dom inant development of a day filled with continued hearings on codes proposed for the coal and other in dustries while Administrator Hugh S Johnson awaited replies from re STATUS OF CODES WASHINGTON Aug 30 The status today of major codes of fair competition now before the NRA Temporarily in effect Oil food dealers retailers and 33 others Being heard hos iery theatrical underwear knit ting machines Hearings steel shoes Awaiting stores newspapers laundries More than 1000 others some covering two groups of the same industry have been presented neertag Btltution w kras entered the University of consin where he served aa an in structor and at the same time did some graduate study in sanitary and hydraulic engineering Entering the service of the United States government ho was employed in the explosive plant at Nltro W Va There he worked di rectly under the war department as the head of the construction activ ities and was appointed chief engi neer of the water sewer and gas systems This occupied his time un til he went to Ames in the employ of the municipality May Die Because He Performed Good Deed ALLENTON III Aug 10 Doctors sold John McDowell 11 might die of injuries he received when he fell from a tree he climbed to fix a broken branch that had fallen on a robins nest threaten ing to wreclt the birds home Wilson Appointed as Envoy to Yugoslavia WASHINGTON Aug 10 President Roosevelt today appoint ed Charles S Wilson of Maine as minister to Yugoslavia Announce nient was made at the white house Ottumwa Man Hit by Motor Train Killed OTTUMWA Aug 10 MiJoseph Jesse Bennett Simmer 57 Ottum wa was Instantly killed yesterday when he was struck by a Fort Mad isonOttumwa Burlington railroad motor car Just cast of here tailers and grocers to his ultimatum of yesterday that store operating hours must ot be reduced to avoid having to hire new workers Writing tile speech which he will deliver in Baltimore tonight the administrator was said by his aides to have received no word from the spokesmen for thousands of stores affected by the wage and hour agreement approved for them Tre retailers and grocers employ ing more than 5000000 arc the JXvra o Eaju t jColumn 3i Transient Killed by Train BOONE Aug 10 Hammer 31 a Los Angeles tran sient was fatally injured when he fell under the wheels of a freight train IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday night and Friday except unsettled In east and nouth portions Thurs day night slightly cooler In ex treme northwest portion Thurs day night and In north central portion Friday LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morn ing Maximum WednOKdny 83 Minimum In Night 50 At 8 A M Thursday 57 Rainfall Trace The wind continued in the east Thursday   

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