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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 31, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CEXTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAYTAUGUST ai r HOME EDITION Politics Will Soon Revive Grand Old Game in Doldrums Just at Present By HERBERT WASHflKGTON Aug 31 Although fee grand old game of partisan politics at the present is suffering somewhat from the dol drums the time is not far dis tant when a re vival of the fa vorite pastime may be expect ed Indeed already there are signs of an awaken ing even though they be but faint Iowas republl c an Senator Dickinson a tl er day took the Roosevelt admin istration to task rather severely and warned that we must return to the old principles if we are to prosper Predicts ReElection In the east Big Jim Farley is predicting that Roosevelt will be reelected in 1936 more easily and with an even greater majority than he was in 1932 The only thine necessary asserts the democrat chairman is to return to the prin ciples expressed by the party in the early days of the nation and the continuance of the party in power to come is as Of course these two statements are the kind one would naturally expect Senator Dickinson will doubtless play an important part in the 1934 campaign to hold and if possible increase the republican line in the senate And as for Mr Farley well all heads of national political committees are expected to exude confidence in all seasons Worth Watching But when politics gets under way wltll full steam and the grand old THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE SECTION ONE NO 283 GIANT COUNTY PARADE PLANNED f g T g Ti It V W DOlt Tt for generations sured 22 MILLS LEVY FIXED FOR IOWA TAXES OF 1933 Revenue Expected to Be Less Despite Levy Increase DBS KOINES Aug 31 933 Iowa tax levy for collection in 1934 will be 22 mills for general state purposes and 4 of a mill for he soldiers bonus the state board f assessment and review an nounced today While the levy for general state purposes will be slightly higher than that of last year the amount it will raise will be nearly 19 per cent less because of a general re duction in assessed values the board announced The total state levy of 26 mills would correspond to a levy of 104 mills under the former Iowa sys tem of applying the levy against onefourth of the assessed value In stead of the total assessed value of property Roosevelt on Way Back to Washington Talks With Johnson Before Leaving on Astor Yacht POTJGHKBEPSIE N Y Aug 31 Roosevelt set out to sea today at p m aboard the yacht of Vincent Astor for a weekend cruise to the capital Before leaving his Hyde Park held a last with Gen home Mr Roosevelt minute conversation uell Hugh S Johnson the industrial ad ministrator in Washington who as sured him that the new working agreement for the coal industry would be on his desk when he re turns there next Tuesday mominjr Apparently the president also the the i gamei will begin to gather momen f turn Tvhen congrew back1 in a combination in i ftfie democratic ranks yrtiIoli it F worthwhile Its to be found in the presidents own cabinetand iscomposed of Cardell Hull Homer Cummlngs and Jim Farley secretary of state at torneygeneral and postmaster gen eral respectively Two former chairmen of the dem ocratic national committee and the man who holds down that position at the present a trio which repre sents a widespread party experi ence of a highly practical order An Alert Trio Little has happened in the inner circles of the democratic party in recent times with which one or the other of these men has not been intimately concerned It was not a planned distribution on the part of Mr Roosevelt The presence of Cummings is more or less an accident He was shunted into the department of justice after Senator Walsh of Montana the first choice for the post died sud the fact remains that the denly But president has at his elbow in his official family a trio of experienced and highly practical party leaders 14 Mills Increase As last years levy was 8 mills for state purposes and one mill for retirement of soldiers bonus bonds and interest the new levy would represent an increase of 14 mills However the amount to be raised for general state revenue will be about 1500000 less Chair man1 J W Reynolds of the board saidThe amount required this year was 796p000 while the 1934 total will be about 6 460 000 The 4 mill levy is calculated to yield for the payment of onetwentieth of the soldiers bonus bonds and for interest A smaller levy for this purpose would have been possible but for the fact that about Is tied up through closed banks the board said Ford in lining up with the rest of the automobile industry under the blue eagle but there was nothing said here 6 Progress Satisfactory Stephen T Early secretary to the president said that Johnson re ported satisfactory progress on the coal code and the president is sail the confident expectation that the code will be ready for him on Tuesday morning Asked about the report from Washington on Henry Ford Early replied there was nothingto be said now Motoring to the docks here from Hyde Park the president boarded the yacht of Vincent Astor at 1145 The group of personal friends ac companying him were already abpard ntj3 James Roosevelt Sr his mother went on deck to kiss her president son good bye So did Mrs his daughter Sistie and Buzzie Anne Curtiss Dal and her children As Goodbye Pop the yacht shoved away Nearlyjteady StwTjohnson CONFERENCES OF JTOANKLIN Jr AS BULLFIGHTER KT childs cry of goodbye pop caugh The total state tax base was I tne presidents ear He smile placed by the hoard at 52955035 18862 as compared with a 1932 broadly and called back goodby Sistie It was the granddaughte base of 5367971501200 or a re1ln the midst of the crowd waving duction of 572467982400 a decline of about 20 per cent Two More low Valuations Listed This total the value of all tax able property in Iowa was listed as including a valuation of 80778954 on railroads on interurbans 597019320 on sleep ing cars 59931796 on express com panies on pipelines and 54333916 on telegraph lines Telephone lines were valued at 53121330100 rural transmission lines at 5810013200 transmission lines in unincorporated towns at 510230700 The total adjusted value of all real estate was placed at 311305 the adjusted value of pub ans lic utilities at 552259113 Tr farewell The presidential party cruises pas the sky scrapers of New York Citj late this afternoon and heads fo Long Island sound for the night No stops are to be made on tin cruise which is destined to enc Tuesday morning on the Potomac river near the dome of the Unitei States capltol Made Postmasters Drivers to iVleeton inursday WASHINGTON Aug 31 Appointment of John A Hull of Boone and Mrs Edward Peterson of Stratford as acting postmasters in their respective cities was an nounced by the postoffice depart ment lowan Wounded at Guard Encampment DES MOINES Aug 31 Condition of Wayne Kaufman of Burlington accidentally wounded al the national guard encampment was reported improved Kaufman suffered a flesh wound in the leg An open meeting for Mason City truck drivers will be held at the Eagles hall at 8 p m Thursday fol lowed by a class initiation accord ing to an announcement by W H Griebling secretary of the Mason City Trades and Labor assembly The butcher workmen held a meeting in the Eagles hall Wednes day evening Their next session will be held Sept 18 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen This talk about needin a new preacher comes from folks that dont contribute enough to feel like theyve got anything invested in the old one TWO KILLED IN STRIKE RIOTING 18 Injured as 200 Police Battle Crowd Numbered in Thousands PHILADELPHIA Aug 31 Two men were shot and killed and at least 18 persons were injured to day as 200 police battled many times their number of strikers and sympathizers outside the Cambria hosiery mills northeastern Phila delphia The dead men were Clem H Nor wood and Frank Mllnor itrike pickets The shooting occurred af ter the overturning of a truck which was bringing nonstrikers to work Police estimated the crowd to number 2800 while other sources placed the total much higher Police did not know who did the shootlng Virtually every other hosiery mill in Philadelphia has been closed Jy the walkout and strikers from all parts of the city congregated at the Cambria plant MRS A LARSON HURT IN CRASH Mikkelson Driver of Car Sentenced to 3 Months in County Jail Mrs Andrew Larson Clear Lake was injured late Wednesday afternon when the car she was riding in driven by Jens Mik kelson also of Clear Lake crashed into a ditch near the first bridge west of the Denison clubhouse on the old Clear Lake road Mikkel son who suffered several minor in juries and bruises was taken to the county jail by officers who stated the Clear Lake man xvas in an in toxicated condition Mikkelson was sentenced to three months in the county jail and his parole revoked by Judge M H Kep ler of Northwood Thursday after noon He was sentenced on the charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated the same offense for which he was paroled July 20 3932 after receiving a suspended sentence Mrs Larson suffered a severe cut over the forehead a Jong gash on her right leg a blackened eye and bruises and cuts on her body She wag reported as being in satisfac tory condition Thursday Mikkelson claimed he had been sideswiped by a passing car hut witnesses stated he had run Into the ditch for no apparent reason The four door sedan he was driving rolled over and received a smashed top bent running board smashed back wheel and a bent imderframe The car belonged to Ed Stork of Clear Lake Sheriff J M Robertson and Policeman Jack OKeefe arrested Mikkelson after beingcalled to the scene of the crash Viscount Grey Weaker CHRISTON BANK Eng Aug 31 official bulletin issued this noon said that Viscount Grey of Fallodon who has been critically ill the last few da vs was weaker War Department Gets Rivers and Harbors Money to Be Spent on 90 Projects All Over Country WASHINGTON Aug 31 The war department this afternoon specified allotments for rivers and harbors works from the 570000000 lump sum allowed for the purpose earlier by the public works board the largest Items being 6015000 for locks and dams on the Kanawha river in West Virginia 54600000 for the Cape Cod canal in Massa chusetts and 54200000 for the Caloosahatchee river and Lake Okeechobee drainage areas in Florida It was a lump sum from the S3 300000000 public works fund and in addition to 543000000 already set aside for flood control and pre vious separate allotments of 500000 for rivers and harbors work on the upper Mississippi river and 14158000 for channel work on the Missouri river as far as Sioux City The 90 projects include 13 on riv ers one ocean inlet seven intra coastal waterways projects six great lakes connecting chanels 19 seacoast harbor projects on the At antlc coast 12 seacoast harbor pro jects on the gulf 11 seacoast harbor projects on the Pacific coast 17 har bor projects on the great lakes hree aeacoast harbor projects in the Hawaiian Islands and one In Puerto Rico Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Aug See picture in the papers of an old boy eating 54 ears of corn as an appetizer and a woman 71 years old stores away 45 Since we give em the vote there is Just no end to womens cleverness Men just cant hard ly beat em at anything If Sec retary of Agriculture Wallace will get busy and promote a lot of these corn eating contests there is no reason why It cant be made as popular as bridge It has much more to recommend Well with a lot of these con tests they wont have to be plowing up every third row of corn Long Island better have this kind of parties Then they cant throw anything at the sen ators but the cobs Yours WILL ROGERS fopyrlitht 1033 McNoimht Syndicate NRA ACTIVITIES By ASSOCIATED PRESS THURSDAY Hugh S Johnson administra tor prepares report for Presi dent Roosevelt on Henry Fords refusal to sign automobile code Bituminous coal operators con sider increased labor costs as NRA officlals speeddrafting of final coal code Administrators receive new re ports of progress of presidents reemployment drive throughout nation Negotiations continue on mas ter code for entire retail trade Secretary Ickes summons new oil committee into session Hearings held on numerous codes for smaller industries WEDNESDAY Johnson returned from Boston where he urged mass buying President Roosevelt asked Johnson for a complete report on why Henry Ford has not signed the automotive code Bituminous coal operators considered marketing agencies as a price stabilizing means in selling their product President named committee of 15 to govern oil industry under new oil code Drafting of scores of codes for smaller industries went ahead MINERS OWNERS STARTED AGAIN 19 Permanent and 240 Temporary Codes in Force Now WASHINGTON Aug 31 W New conferences between mine op erators and union spokesmen on the soft coal code agreement were un dertaken today at the national re covery administration Hugh S Johnson reported by tele phone to President Roosevelt that he expected the compact to be ready for signature upon the chief executives arrival here four days The NRA director also gave Mr Roosevelt the requested information on Henry Fords nonsignature of the automobile code which takes ef fect Sept 5 but just what John son told him was not reported Cannot Get Eagle Unless Ford signs he cannot get the NRA blue eagle and would therefore be exposed to loss of pa tronage from consximers pledged to patronize the cooperating establish ments from the government which hoa been a big buyer of Ford prod ucts and from all industries operat ing under codes alnco they are un der pledge to do as much business as possible with code signers Hearings oh new agreements ppene 3 on codes the countrys lines boiler making factories pottery and tex tile manufacturers At the pot tery bearinga demand for tariff protection against foreign products was made with a request that the administration propose higher duties on imports Arranges Hearings The national labor board under Senator Wagner of New York ar ranged to hold hearings on various abor complaints one of them from Hollywood charging that terms of a ruce recently laid down by the loard for settlement of the motion icture studio strike were being vlo ated Before the coal conference opened John L Lewis president of the Jnlted Mine workers said he had 5een waiting two days for word rom the coal operators who all hat time had been IRISH LEADER IN U S Scun OKelly vice president of the executive council of the Irish Free State and minister for local government and public health Is shown as ho arrived In New York for n visit In America 1resH EVERY TOWN IN CERROGORDOTO JOIN NRA MARCH Victory Parade Will Be Held in Mason City on Friday Citizens of Mason City and Cer ro Gordo county will probably wit ness one of the largest parades ever held in the city when the NRA Vic tory parade will swing down Fed eral avenue Friday afternoon declared Leo Sweesy chairman of the NRA Victory parade Thursday We have had wonderful co operation from the manufactur ers and Jobbers of the county the 4H clubs and all organizations so licited Svery town in the county FORD JOHNSON START BIG MCE President Acts as Umpire in Two Leaders By DALE HARRISON NEW YORK Aug 31 V8 and the NRA symbols of far more than a mere motorcar and a NOISE FOR SALE Squawkers andiiolHemaUers of all types for thiT NBA Victory pnrudo will bo on sale early Fri day morning at 119 North Fed eral nvenue In the building for merly occupied by the Hcutges Clothing company by the Iun lor Clmmiicr of Commerce A Inrgo supply of this material WUB ordered out Tuesday night us soon us the order from Hugh Johnson to stage the parade was received by the local committee Members of tho Junior Chamber of Commerce will be at tho stores all day until piirado tlmo to ac commodate persons Intending to appear lu tho parade NO COMMENT LAIRD STATES Burns Statement Attempt to Befog Issues Mayor Says Mayor J T Laird announced Thursday he had no comment to make for the present in reply to the statement by Councilman J j Burns appearing in Wednesdays ed trade bring which ition of the GlobeGazette charged the mayor with an attempt to fool the public only thing I have to say is that the article was very well writ ten and that it shows on the face of It who Mr Burns associates are said the mayor I consider the whole matter an attempt to befog the Issues I am busy on more Important matters that of consulting and in terviewing engineers and experts on gas and electricity rates in various parts of the country I am continuing my efforts to procure lower gas and electricity rates for Mason City in accordance with my election promise It isnt what we say we aay or what they aay we say that matters It is the way we cast our vote in the council chamber that determines whether we are working for the best interests of the people of Ma son City in this fight rates for lower conferring mong themselves and had not re vealed whether they were ready yet to sign contracts for union recog nition in the Appalachian territory This Lewis and others had said formed a basis of the agreement reached last Monday night 18 Pcrmiincnt Codes Recapitulating August activities In President Roosevelts drive to stim ulate employment and purchasing power before winter sets in the NRA chieftains found that 18 per manent codes and 240 temporary pacts had been approved upwards of 10000000 workers untier shorter hours and higher minimum wage agreements Simultaneously Johnson was con fronted with a demand by labors chief spokesman William Green president of the American federa tion of even shorter hour provisions be inserted In codes so as to spread employment at a faster and greater rate 2000000 Find Jobs Green said federation figures showed that 2000000 Idle had found jobs since March 1 This estimate agreed in substance with an esti mate made by Johnson the only re employment figure announced bv NRA officials A D Whiteside deputy admin istrator sought to shape a master code for the entire retail trade in Tnrn In PORC 7 Column 1 mere blue eagle are engaged to day in a race for principle on an untried speedway At the wheel of the car in Henry Ford Riding theeagle Is General Hugh S Johnson Behind the one Is a lifetime of Invention and indus trialism raised to a science Behind the other Is high resolve laudable the law The umpire is the president of the United States Personal Climax to Ford For Henry Ford who dedicated promised to come in 100 per cent and the rural cSlstricta are be sentattves one of the worlds monster Indus tries to shorter hours and a mini mum wage the NRA flat to sign up or face whatever music the ad ministration should elect to play may quite conceivably De climatic in a strictly personal way leaving entirely aside its economic aspects He lias in a degree dedicated his industrialism to the development of efficiency aimed at personal bene fit to both his consumer public and his employes At a time when employer and employe in the motor as well as other major trades were in economic conflict each seeking advantage ac cording to his lights Ford pio neered with the a day minimum wage pioneered that Is among the big employers Falling by reason of his position into the class called capital he fought nonetheless to function independently of capital and often contrary to it Would Sign Down The essence of the Ford indus trial philosophy as evidenced In the Ford factories assembly plants shiplines mines forests farms laboratories and railroads is much the same as the essence of the NRA As a consequence the country sees today two principles Identical In many ways again in conflict Ford operating his businesses on a scale he contends Is more liberal than blue eagle rules says that to Turn to Oilimin 3 Wild Deers Distrust of Man Prevents Its Rescue Even Redman Buck Trapped Upon Rocky Ledge WATKIN GLEN N Y Aug 31 Mohawk Indians knowl edge of wild animal nature met to day with the same failure tho white has had in attempting to a seven point buck deer which has been trapped for six days on a rocky ledge in the gorge of Watkins Glen State park Lowered by a rope from the top of the 200 foot precipice to the ledge SO feet below Chief SoLat Dowanee in full tribal dress failed to come within lassoing distance of the frightened animal whose alarm wns Intensified by a news reel photographer who followed the In dian down the cliff Park officials called a temporary halt and ordered both men off the ledge while Game Protector Wit iiam Buck telephoned to the conser vation department at Albany for permission to let the Mohawk con tinue his efforts which he was con fident will meet with ultimate success HsondM many repr aa possible although parade time 4 oclock Friday aft noon Is a bad hour for the farmer Mnis of Miitch Given The parade will start at tile cor ner of Fourth street and North avenue and the line of marcli win proceed down Federal avenue to Fifth street south The parade will then cross over to Dela ware avenue and then continue north to Second street northeast where it will cross over to Washing ton avenue and continue south on Washington to Central park where the parade will end The parade will be headed by two motorcycles and the Junior Cham ber of Commerce which Hponaored the giant parade bearing the NRA sign This group will be followed by two cars filled with city and NRA officials Clyde Atkinson mounted on a horse will lead the color guard which will be followed by the Am erican Legion drum corps Rural groups will follow the drum corps and the towns of the county will follow the rural groups includ ing Rockwell Ventura Clear Lake Portland Mcservcy Dougherty Swaledalc Rock Falls Plymouth Burchinal and Thornton Inrado Order Given Mason City units will follow in order Dairies led by John Hermanson with 11 trucks and 30 employes Auto Repair unit led by L Pick ford 52 employes Furniture unit led by Abbott Wolf with 0 trucks Civic Employes led by Charles Cornwell including the fire depart ment with the chiefs car hook and ladder and two hose trucks the city employes with eight cars and 20 employes on foot the county em ployes 25 on foot and the police department and postofflco employes with 40 on foot and 6 trucks A car for the chiropractors will be tho fifth unit of the parade Clothiers will follow led by H Campbell with 18 on foot Grocers meats and fruits will form the seventh unit with Charles Glnnville and Ray Willson In charge with 178 on foot and 10 trucks Drug stores will be led by A Kill Turn to Pour 1 Column 3 Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally wnrmer in tho east and south portions Thursday night Friday un settled local showers In the west and north portions except late Thursday night or Friday in the northwest portion Cold cr Friday In the northwest por tion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 80 Minimum In Night 4n At 8 A M Thursday 63   

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