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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                r OF HOIMCS 14 North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIR IHE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 211933 HOME EDITION LaGuardia Real Fighter U S Interested in New York City Election BY HERBERT WASHINGTON Aug 21 Because New York is the largest city In the country and Tammany so often has played import ant roles in na tional politics a mayoralty elec tion there al ways interests the rest of the nation New Yorks city election this fall however comes in for more attention perhaps than any in recent times FIORELLO USIMRP For one thing it is the only election of great im portance to be held this year No senators or representatives are to he elected until 1934 Therell be a few state contests but aside from purely local interest the rest of the country cares little about them But if it were not for this fact the presence of Fiorello Guardia the Little H La Flower in Tina PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO BECTJONS SECTION ONE ur A 4 J ur a SECTION ONE JlJQ 274 CROWD GRANDSTAND FOR RACES the New York contest as the fusion candidate alone would make it a first rate show Heady for Battle This hard hitting scrappy littli individual is a national figure Ev erythingthat he is connected with has a touch of the picturesque Those who have watched him in action on the floor of the house o representatives where he served be fore beingdefeated in the Roose velt landslide last November cat bear witness to his prowess as fighter He was the head of a flying bi partisan wedge that did untold dam age to the legislative program of hoth parties He was a leader in the fight that wrecked the sales tax ant many other measures in Presideui Hoovers program When the democrats got control t publicans against tfie c aieflilly laic GarnerCrisp plans to balance the budget The plans were defeatedi Hes Tried Before This will not be the first time LaGuardia has made a bid for the as mayor of New York He ran against Jimmy Walker one time and Walker defeated him with eome half million votes to spare Its a peculiar arrangement under which he is running this time Usu ally in a city so overwhelmingly democratic as New York the pro cedure is to pick an independent democrat to heat a democrat for a job LaGuardia is a republican but his republicanism is not strictly regu lar In his campaign for mayor he expects the number of independent democrats who will support him will outnumber by far the regular re publicans who dislike and will vote against him LINDBERGH AIDS BRITISH AVIATOR t Helps to Salvage Griersons Plane Wrecked on His Takeoff REYKJAVIK Iceland Aug 21 Charles A Lindbergh obeyed a rule of the air and lent a helping hand to a comrade In dis tress when he aided a young British pilot John Grierson in salvaging parts from the latters plane wrecked yesterday in an attempted takeoff for Greenland Grierson left England Aug 5 on the first leg of an Intended flight by stages to New York and reached Iceland by way of the Orkney and Faroe Islands A wave broke over one of the floats and completely wrecked the craft Administration Plan Is Used as Basis of Discussion WASHINGTON Aug 21 3ugh S Johnson and his recovery administrators strove today to tear away the obstacles blockingadmis sion of the bituminous coal industr o membership in the long array o businesses that are following th blue eagled banner Determined that no time shoul be lost in lining up coal with stee oil lumber and cotton textiles th recovery administration drafted it own code of competition for th mine operators and planned to pre sent it to them some time during the day to be used as a basis of dis cussion Seeks Reconciliation It was understood however tha Johnson was hesitating about issu ing an edict to take it or leave it Rather indications were that th recovery chief was continuing hi efforts to reconcile the operators on a code of their own writing A hearing on a trade plan for th leather industry wag started with labor representatives presenting de mands for a 30 hour work week an higher minimum wages than pro posed inihe code submitted by th leathermanuiacturera AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I try not to be worldly but a sermon on the virtue of contentment dont help me much if Im the only woman in church with an old hat on 20 such hearlhgra will be held on recovery officials said more than 100 additional temporary agree ments for industries were expected to be approved before Sept 1 Communists Visit While Johnson and his staff worked at the multitude of prob lems presented by coal and other lines of work word was received of an expetced visit at the NRA head quarters of a group described as communists Police were stationed outside Johnsons office to avert any demonstration or disorder The outstanding difficulty rounding the drafting of a coal code vas the question of minimum wages Johnson has been told that miners hroughout the country were ex pecting a 5 a day wage with some slight difefrential for the south ind that labor stnre would be llke y if any smaller wage were pro vided On the other hand he has been told by a large part of the coal ndustry that the 55 a day wage vould mean its economic death Plans Big Drive At the same time Johnson point d his aides for the big to house store to store can that starts next Monday with he objective of placing a blue eagle n every window and insuringvic ory in President Roosevelts re mploymcnt campaign Johnson himself It was learned uthoritatively has tentatively Tnrn tn TUBE 1 Column 4 Texas to Decide Whether to Join 22 Repeal States Sheppard Carries on Active Campaign to Retain Prohibition A Real Hobo in Britt for Celebration Harrys Appetite Is Good Interview Reveals BRITT Aug honest to goodness hobo is here for the hobo celebration tomorrow Dressed in tattered clothes with crude home made sandals on his feet he came into town Saturday and announced he was going to stay until after the convention This hobo known as Hairbreadth Harry is also called a hobo king and is a self styled poet prophet and sage When he came to town he offered to make a speech at the celebration for his meals until the celebration If he eats regularly as much as he did at the time he was a guest of Britt correspondent of the Globe Gazette he is placing a high tariff on his speech making After pur chasing Harry a sandwich cup of coffee and a piece of pic the corre spondent learned that Harry had just made the rounds of three res taurants and had been given a din ner in one and sandwiches and cof fee in the other two Others In Jungles Although this is the only con firmed hobo who has arrived for the celebration reports have been received that a larger number of transients are in nearby jungles than usual because of the celebra tion When a hobo convention was announced for Britt 33 yeara ago rears wereexpressed tfcat the town would undesirables Similar fears have been voiced this year and these might have been the reason that tomorrows event will be known as a celebration rather than a convention The original hobo convention at tracted a large crowd but a dis puted number of hoboes The an niversary will be celebrated with a band concert talk on health health contest 4H demonstrations and kittenball games in the morning acts concessions and kitten jail are entertainment features of he afternoon A band concert hobo arade and dance are planned for the evening A One State Bum Hairbreadth Harry Is not an un nown figure in Iowa for he has 3een on the road a good many years and is in his own words a one tate bum The GlobeGazette cor can remember when the man was in Britt a number of years ago It was In the winter time and Seeks to Line Up Coal With JOHNSON HOPES OPERATORS CAN DRAW OWN CODE GET FIRST HOME LOAN RELIEF FOUR BURNED TO DEATH IN TRUCK Car Picnickers in Collision feet were wrapped in gunny acks to keep them from freezing n warm weather he dressed verv ghtly wearing only an old sleeve ess shirt and a pair of light col on pants He has no shoes or socks ut wears on his feet a pair of open andals made from pieces of an old elt He fiaya he was born in Bel Idere 111 in 81 His hair and full card are almost white That he is something a poet and hilosopher he proves by producing ime printed cards of his own verse fe also says he has n book of oems in the hands of a publisher ow too Ha has only a grade school education but reads his po etry quite well from memory in a pleasing well modulated voice Last summer he made a number of po litical speeches In the southern part of the state AUSTIN Tex Aug 21 UP Texas will decide Saturday at a statewide election whether it shall join the unbroken line of 22 states voting for repeal of the eighteenth amendment or head a revolt in the other direction United States Senator Morris Sheppard la in the midst of an in tensive speaking campaign urging his native state to be the first to speak against taking prohibition from the nations basic law It was he who wrote the constitutional amendment submitted by congress to a vote of the states and ratified 14 years ago On the opposite stump are Con gressman Joseph Weldon Bailey of Dallas former Gov James E Fer guson and others Upholding Shep pard s hands are former Governors Dan Moody and Pat M Neff In ad dition to scores of ministers Vice President John N Garner at his Uvalde home has ssued an appeal to Texans to vote for repeal but he has declined all nvitations to make public addresses during the campaign EVROUL DEE IS SLASHED IN FRAY C W Halterman Arrested at New Hampton Following Knife Attack NEW HAMPTON Aug roul Dee was reported in a serious condition from wounds received in a slashing Saturday night from C W Halterman according to officers Halterman who was uninjured was arrested and later released on bond of He was charged with in tent to do great bodily Injury The two men were said by offi cers to have had a grudge The atI tack occurred on Main street Offi cers said they learned that Dee at tacked Halterman In self defense Halterman said he slashed Dee 10 times with a pen knife Thirty stitches were required to close the wounds Dee also suffered a frac Del Aug 21 crash of two trucks one loaded with picnickers the other with chemicals early today turned a straw ride into an inferno killing four persons and injuring a score of others seriously enough to re quire hospital treatment Police said that the truck carry ingthe chemicals crashed into the rear of the merrymakers truck Fire followed instantly and a moment later there came an ex plosion which aroused the countrv side Strewn on Roadside Young people were strewn over the roadside but it meant the sav ingof their lives The four who burned to death were trapped In the straw strewn picnic truck Firemen and state police braved the peril of more explosions to drag out the bodies but the fire raged too furi ously for them to be brought out alive All of those killed and Injured were from near Chester and Mar cus Hook Pa They had been on a picnic to White Crystal Beach Md and were on their way home at the time of the collision seven miles north of this city Those killed were listed by state police as Henry Cummlngs 27 Ches ter Daniel Muhoney 20 Chester Francis Goskll 25 Chester Jein Chlasta 10 Trainer Pa Several were injured in addition to the score who were brought to two Wilmington hospitals Seen for Miles On the WilmingtonPhiladelphia Pike main travel artery and cast ing a glare which could be seen for miles the accident caused a traffic jam which blocked cars for miles In both directions State police said the truck which carried the chem icals was owned by the TrlState Freight Corporation of Baltimore WILL BUY HOGS ON WEDNESDAY Chicago Market Chosen a PointTin7 UpSL Emergency Plan CHICAGO Aug 21 UPThe em ergency hog program callingfor the purchase of five million pigs and sows by the federal government will be inaugurated Wednesday in six middlewestern markets the agri cultural adjustment administration announced today Purchase will be carried on In Chicago Omaha South St Paul Sioux City Kansas City and St Joseph markets Farmers can follow the usual pro cedure in sending their hogs to the markets it was explained but were cautioned not to sell so far below the governments prices as to allow exhorbitant middlemen fees for the STATE MOVES TO COLLECT MONEY IN SALARY GRAB Herring Says Judgments Taken Against 43rd Assemblymen DES MOINES Aug 21 tion lookinug toward collection of about 50000 in legislative expense account payments to mergers of the fortythird general assembly was authorized today by the state execu tive council The council authorized the attor ney generals office to proceed at once with the collection of the honey from the members of the assembly Gov Clyde Herring explained that he state now has judgments against the various members of the forty third assembly as it has taken over an action instituted by the late Brown McCrary of Carroll Obtain Executions The attorney generals office now is expected to obtain executions on the judgments in an effort to force repayment of the money Leon Powers former assistant at torney general probably will repre sent the state as special counsel The 50000 represents the amount which is claimed as still due the state out ot a total ot about 62 000 paid the legislators lor expenses ir connection with the fortythird ses Will Rogers CHICAGO Aug friend Johnson the code man was going too fast for me so I left him His code for himself and staff is 35 hours not a week but 35 a If he ever goes to sleep he wont wake up till Christmas Here Is the best one happened in Washington All the big oil men of course Were there and that of course meant a big poker game Anytime two oil men meet they dont open a filling station they open a poker game Then an oil man never travels with out his big lawyer Then in an other room the lawyers have a crap game In the poker game for the first time it was all cash on the table no checks They didnt trust each other Thats their new code The lawyers used their same old code of cash They had never trusted each other Yours WILL ROGERS P S Now for the big polo game to watch the west take the east like Huey Long took Louis iana Cnpyrlrhl 1831 JlcNansbt Syndicate slon Seine Jny TttWHsr A number of the memberspi tha assembly returned their payment to the state treasurer and some als paid interest for the time the monev was in their possession The law allowing members ex penses not to exceed each was passed by the fortythird general assembly The fortyfourth asscm ly passed a similar law but that act was held unconstitutional and no payments were made to the mem bers of that session Md They declared the driver Henry J Knott of Rockdale Md who was slightly hurt told them he saw the other truck too late to stop He had not heard the noise of the merry makers Also among those injured were the driver of the straw riders truck Preston Watson and his brother Marvin Watson the owner both of Chester Earlier accounts said there were eight dead including the driver of this truck Chicago Basing Point The Chicago stockyards made a basing point and G Thorn field representative of corn and hog section of the A A A announced the governmen would pay the following prices Pigs weighing 25 to 30 pounds 5950 a hundred pounds pigs of 3 to 35 pounds pjgg weighing 30 to 40 pounds 900 41 to 4f pounds 46 to 50 pounds 5850 51 to 55 pounds 5825 56 to 60 pounds 800 61 to 65 pounds 5T75 66 to TO pounds 5750 71 to 75 pounds Lower at Others For pigs weighing 76 to 80 pound the announced price was 5700 81 to 85 pounds 5675 86 to DO pounds 5650 91 to 95 pounds anc 96 to 100 pounds 5600 In all markets except the Chi cago market the prices will be 40 cents a 100 pounds below those ai the Chicago basing point Other bas ing points may be announced later Thorn said tured ankle A hearing was scheduled in jus tice court Officers said they under stood the argument originated over iquor transactions Killed in Collision With Car of lowan LEXINGTON Nebr Aug 21 IP Kentzer about 27 farm employe was killed Sunday when hfs automobile collided with one driven by L E Shutt of Truro Iowa Shutt his wife and three I children were badly bruised Stork Victorious in Race With Family Car Patrol Wagon CHICAGO Aug 21 stork and Mrs Myrtle Kremen hac a race and the stork be cause of a flat tire Mrs Kremen raced toward a hos pital in the family car but a blow out halted the automobile A police patrol rushed to the rescue and sped Mrs Kremen toward her goal Before she reached it the patrol wagon had a new passenger an eight pound girl CHIROPRACTOR IS HELD IN ASSAULT ST PAUL Aug 21 F Kinkead Ramsey county attorney today announced Dr W H Hed berg St Paul chiropractor had been Identified as the man who as saulted and kidnaped Dr E J Eng hcrg secretary of the Minnesota State Board of Medical Examiners ubuque Court Gives New York Holdup Man 2 Years at Anamosa DUBUQUE Aug 21 W Cook alias Edwin Cole 23 of New York was sentenced to serve a term of not more than 25 years at hard labor in the mens reform atory at Anamosa when he entered a plea of guilty to the charges of robbery with aggravation in district court here this morning Cook also admitted today that he robbed the SamURentAFord establishment at Des Moines of 5240 Last Friday night authorities said Wheat Parley Is Told That US Witt Not Dump FAIR OPENS AS THOUSANDS GO IN FREE GATES Myriad of Activities Set in Motion as Large Exposition Starts FAIR PROGRAM MONDAY NIGHT P municipal band Grand entree of rodeo Then thrills and spills take place Hoaglands circue review auto polo horse push ball chariot races Roman standingraces running races The races will be run under lights TUESDAY P municipal band Rodeo grand entree followed by thrilling events Hoaglands clvcus review including auto polo horse push ball high school horses fancy horseback riding All of Hoaglands cir cus review cannot be staged at any one performance for lack of time Its a full after noon or evening show within itself P municipal band Rodeo and Hoagiands circus review grand entree Outlaw horseback riding wild steer riding bulldogging Numbers from Hoaglands circus review Chariot races Roman standing races running races Sought If Agreement Is Not Reached LONDON Augr 21 ick E Murphy American wheat delegate said today that even If no agreement is reached at the Inter national wheat conference which jot under way today the United States will not resort to dumping to get rid of its surplus Mr Murphy publisher of th ffineapolis Tribune declared tha he United States would try t maintain the wheat price nt n rca onable level in the event that th atlons represented nt the confer ence failed to get together on a pro gram America would consider means OL gettingrid of the surplus he ex plained bus iiere was no idea of upsetting the market by dumping After appointing two committees the conference adjourned unti CLARK HEARING GETS UNDER WAY Insurance Commissioner for State Seeks Writ to Get Salary DES MOINES Aug 21 Hearing on the writ of mandamus suit of E W Clark state insurance commissioner for payment of his salary opened before District Judee Allan A Herrick today Clark brought the action against State Comptroller Murtagh who withheld a warrant of 66 for Aug 1 to 15 after the attornev generals office ruled Clarks ap pointment to the office of Insurance commissioner is not valid Wednesday One of the committee will consider questions arising from tariff barriers and the other wil discuss a project to establish an in ternational advisory committee which would act as a pcrmanenl board in connection with any wheal agreement Such a board probably would have headquarters in London Secretary of Agriculture Wallace said last week that unless the na tions agreed on a program of wheat acreage reduction the United States was prepared to proceed with a plan of subsidized exporting to get ric of the surplus He explained that subsidized exporting was similar to dumping except that it would in volve assurances that the United States would export approximately normal shipments rather than ship ments in excess of the normal Iowa Woman Put on National Committee NEW YORK Aug 21 B C Hopkins of DCS Moines was named Sunday by Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt as a member of the na tional womens committee of the 1933 mobilization for human need Lonely Heart Longs for Attention and Gets It Dan Flynn Makes First Biff Splash at Age of 32 NEW YORK Aug 21 Flynn a lonely heart craved atten tion and got it His mellowness was tinged by melancholy as he stood on a street corner before dawn yesterday Here he was he thought 32 years of age etting along In life but not mak ng much of a splash Suddenly he straightened his houlders and decided to do some hing about it He strode to a fire alarm box and turned the handle Then he strode to another and an other and in all All the firemen in the midtown district dashed to the scene There was Dan perched on a freight train snitching a ride To the magistrate he said Its this way judge I never get any attention I go to see friends of mine go off on liners and boats and I hear the crowds all cheering but nobody ever cheers for me So judge I thought Id like to hear a few cheers for myself Some thing that Id done myself von know Ah yes said the magistrate in a tone of sympathy mixed with sad ness Oh yes 15 days in jail With cloudy skles indicating some pncertainty as to weather conditions the North Iowafree fair opened Monday with its myriad ot activities on the midway exhibit halts livestock barns and before the grandstand Drawn by the openingproirram of automobile as well by the numerous other events sched uled for the day crowds poured in o the grounds early Monday By 2 oclock the grandstand wa radically filled with spect eager for racing events favor Mason City audiences for Close to 4000 persons were in grandstand besides huge throiiBs that milled about the midway Selecting Winners Exhibitors were putting the ng finishing touches on their booths a half dozen experts from Iowa State college at Ames were at work se lecting the winning exhibits in hun dreds of classes and concessionaires were completing their stands on the midway The opening program before the grandstand chief drawing card foi Turn 1o 1njtC J Column LOSES BUT STARTS ON TRIP Home of Father ODonnell of Lawler Is Entered by Thieves NEW HAMPTON Aug rtev John ODonnell pastor of Mount Carmel Catholic church at started today on his vaca lon trip undaunted by the fact that n thief stole TO in currency and ilOO in travelers checks yesterday ifternoon from a book in the rec ory The theft occurred while 1 ather ODonnell was takinghis lousekeeper to Dubuque where she was to stay while he was on his vacation The theft was reported to Chickasaw county officers Wea IOWA WEATHER Possibly showers Monday nlght am Tuesday with some local thunderstorms slightly warmer In south central tloii Tuesday por LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock m Monday Maximum Sunday 10 Minimum In Night 62 At 8 A M Monday fit Traco of Rain Figures for 24 hour period endin t 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 77 Minimum In Night rts   

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