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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 284 THOUSANDS IN GIANT VICTORY PARADE 1934 Offers Its Problem Democrats Need to Decide Statid in Elections By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON Sept 1 Democratic leaders in the senate must view prospects in the con gressional elections of next year with some de gree of perplex ity when they glance down the list of those in their own aa well as the republican ranks who are to run again In the first place in three states both sena tors must be elected in 1934 The resigna tion of Bratton HIRAM JOHNSON of New Mexico to accept a federal judgeship makes I It necessary for that state to elect two men to the senate Cutting a republican is up for reelection 1 Same In Tennessee In Tennessee the same situation prevails McKellars term expires ji Bachman who was appointed when s Cordell Hull resigned to become sec Pi retary of state must run again l Both are democrats Montanas situation Is identical ji with that of Tennessee Wheelers term comes to an end Erickson i who relinquished the governors I chair to come to Washington to take the place of the late Tom V vValsh must face the electorate if vHewants toretairr his seat vi But its notthese double contests Xthatworry the democratic chief fains They are easy as compared to another problem they have on End Child Labor in Thousands of Trades NRA STARTS ITS 2ND IMPORTANT PHASE OF TASK their hands Course Troublesome What troubles them Is what course shall they pursue in the three states of New Mexico Cali fornia and Wisconsin if the three republican senators up for reelec tion win the primaries and enter the general elections Heres the situation l In New Mexico Bronson Cutting is up for reelection Cutting came out wholeheartedly for Roosevelt 1 against President Hoover in the L campaign of laat year In Wiscon Bin theres Young Bob LaFollette who did the same thing And out in California theres that i Benate veteran Hiram Johnson an ardent supporter of President i Roosevelt who will be out to keep Johnson Ponders Staff Reorganization and Consolidation WASHINGTON Sept 1 Child labor was history today in hundreds of thousands of business establishments Every signer of President Roose velts reemployment estimated by NRA officials at around pledged not to employ children under 16 years Other hundreds functioning under codes and modified agreements similarly were pledged though In some instances allowed to employ children from 11 to 16 outside school hours Marking the day too was a defi nite start by the NRA on a second important phase of its of staff consolidation and reorgani zation for the problems to succeed the whirlwind blue eagle drive Flans Reorganization Hugh S Johnson recovery ad ministrator told of his reorganiza tion Intentions after the resignation of Dudley Gates the assistant ad ministrator representing industry because of differences of opinion with hig chief Johnson said his personnel shitt ing plans and Gates retirement were not related but used the oc casion to disclose that he carefully has picked men for key jobs in what he predicted will be a cream organization This reorganized NRA will deal with the barely scratched problems of code administration including such questions as price control the adjustment of labor difficulties the operation of code authority com mittees higher purchasing power for wage and salary earners and the abolition of destructive competition Good Swordfish Tidings Lure President Roosevelt Chief Executive Sail on Waters of Long Island Sound NEW YORK Sept 1 ngs of good swordfishing off Block island lured President Roosevelt to day seafarer once sailed the blue waters of Long Island sound on Vincent Asters yacht Nourmahal Bearing eastward the presiden tial party was expected to try Its luck off the island this weekend and perhaps extend its trip along the New England coast before head ing for Washington where the yacht is due to arrive Tuesday Hundreds of harbor craft tooted joyously as the 263 foot Astor craft with tue presidential flag fluttering rounded Manhattan island from the Hudson to the East river last night The president left the summer white house at Hyde park yester day and embarked at Poughkeepsie in a smiling mood He feels that the national recovery movement which occupied so much of his time dur ing his holiday sojourn at home is well organized and a success FORD STILL HAS NOTHING TO CORN EATING CHAMP 14000 HOSIERY L WORKERS aooJiuon or uesiruciivi acceDted bv the without monopolistic suppression of aammistration Remains in Seclusion and Lets Nation Speculate on NRA Stand MARQTJETTE Mich Sept 1 content to stand by his statement that he has nothing to say about the NRA or anything else Henry Ford today remained in the seclusion of his north woods camp and let the nation continue its conjecturing as to what action the Ford Motor company will take on the automotive code which has been national recovery his seat in the elections of next year A Faithful Trio All three of these men have been smiled upon by the administration Cutting it was rumored around cabinetpicking time was offered a place in the Roosevelt official fam ily and declined Hiram Johnson was asked to go to London as a delegate to the world economic conference but re fused Young Bob LaFollette was then approached but also turned down the offer Both of these sen ators have supported the presidents legislative program almost in its entirety The question now arises as to what will be the attitude of the democrats towards these three ad ministration supporters Will the partys support be thrown against them next year in an effort to put democrats in their places No wonder the party stalwarts are scratching their heads Booth Wins First LAKE MILLS Sept bago county agricultural booth placed first at the state fair Fred Bliss of Lake Mills hascharge of this booth small units Coul and Retailers More immediate however was the completion of codes for the soft coal and retail trade industries Of ficials worked feverishly to prepare these for resident Roosevelts sig nature but final action was set for after Labor day Just how many children were af fected by the blue eagle today was not estimated but 1030 census fig ures showed 197621 persons be tween 10 and 15 years of age gain fully employed outside of agricul ture With volunteer workers winding up the weeks intensive campaign Johnson reported that certain towns have gone clear over the top not only with 100 per cent coopeta tion on the part of employers who have signed the presidents agree ment but also by consumers In his Labor Board Turns to Philadelphia Trouble Where 2 Died By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The blue eagle with an olive branch in its beak flew hither and thither over the industrial scene Friday to smooth dissension be tween capital and labor The national labor board at Washington announced an agree ment to call off a strike of 12000 union hosiery mill workers set to begin Friday in Philadelphia At Milwaukee union officials an nounced that 2000 hosiery workers there also would call off a strike planned for Friday The labor board then turned its attention to a strike at the Cam bria hosiery mill in Philadelphia where two strike demonstrators were shot to death and 18 other Deer Can Use Bridge or He Can Stay Put Rescuers Decide to Quit Vain Attempt to Save Buck WATKINS GLEN N Y Sept 1 threw up their hands today and served an ultimatum on a buck deer trapped on a narrow ledge above a gorge Use the bridge or perish they said in effect The 25 foot Improvised bridge flung across the chasm in the hope the deer would cross it remained the sole means of getting the ani mal down alive officials explained They are sure it will icap to death in a torrential stream 200 feet below if rescuers approach it ts mate made the death jump vhcn dogs chased them both over T cliff to the ledge seven days ago The bridge was camouflaged with hemlock boughs and moss to look as natural as possible but so far the buck has refused to set foot on it When an Indian chief was lowered on a rope to lassoo it the Ed Kothvltz 40 year old South Dakota farmer nte 50 cars of corn in ft sweet corn festival at Ortoiivlllo Minn to capture first honors in compe tition with u large field of con testants Associated Press telephoned Turn o address to Detroits I Column 4 AUNT HET By Robert QuiHen Our church has got so liberal that everbody would be shocked if you suggested puttin somebody out for a little thing like a sin HAVANA IN PATH OF TROPIC GALE British Freighter Sends Out Distress Signal Off Cuban Coast By Associated Press A tropical storm moved along the north coast of Cuba Friday with Havana and Key West in the path It wan following The British freighter Josephine Gray was In distress off the Cuban coast about 100 miles east of Ha vana In the Cuban capital merchants boarded up their doors in the ex pectation that the storm would hit the city during the aftemocn Waterfront residents moved to higher ground Indications were that the storm would be felt somewhere in the vi cinity of Key West Miami looked for strong winds A second storm was moving west or northwest from a point about 170 miles northeast of Puerto Rico Sends Out S O S MIAMI Sept 1 S O S asking immediate assistance was picked up from the British freigh ter Josephine Gray this morning by tropical radio station here The message received at a m sain Require immediate assistance Pos ition five miles west of Cayo Bahia del Cadiz The automobile magnate Is vaca tioning at the isolated Huron Moun tain club 35 miles from Marrjuette and ten miles from the nearest tele phone With the possible exception of two occasions he has appeared determined to keep his visit entirely free from business matters Yesterday Mr Ford came to Marquette shut himself in a hotel room and conversed at length by long distance telephone with his son Edsel president of the Ford Motor company who is vacationing at Bar Harbor Me Last Wednes day he went to the village of Big Bay and telephoned to his represen tatives in Detroit Mr Fords refusal to discuss NRA was made to newspapermen who questioned him while he waited for his call to his son to be put through Immediately thereafter he withdrew once more to the Huron Mountain club Whether he plans further com munications or conferences with of ficials of the Ford Motor company before his return to Detroit next week could not be ascertained last night Crime in Chicago T 1 n Is Fighting With Its Back to 16 Persons Killed in Verandahs Collapse ALWAR India Sept 1 teen persons were killed and many were seriously Injured today In the collapse of a veranda during a re ligious ceremony here Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cat Sept 1 like a lot of my big id2as they just dont seem to work out There must be a bit of college professor in me somewhere You remember a couple of days ago I wanted to have the home folks meet their senator Now that sounded practical But you would be surprised at the amount of re sentment that has come to my roll top desk Why my idea was as wet as the state of Wash ington They all claim they dont want to see their senator thats why they elected him was to get rid of him If they had wanted him at home So there goes another big Rogers idea in the ash can Yours WILL ROGERS 1M3 JlrNiuuht Svmllcatr Gangster and Gunman Wage Losing Battle to Hold Their Own CHICAGO Sept 1 In Chicago is fighting with its back to the wall And the gangster the gunman and general neerdowell appar ently arc waging a losing fight as the mid west metropolis war against crime goes forward with relentless vigor Chicago has had many crime wars before but the present cam the number of convictions can be used as a mak ing the others seem small in com parison 200 Sent to Prison Already 200 wrongdoers have been sent to state prisons and the drive is but a month old Many others are to follow if the officials back of the movement are success ful in coming prosecutions True none of the 200 already sent up included any of the major figures of the citys underworld but officials plan to reach them under the states new law which permits a mans conviction as a vagabond on his reputation as a criminal A total of 109 alleged gangsters gunmen and others became the ob ject of the harassment campaign with the issuance yesterday by two municipal judges of 59 additional vagabond warrants Spike ODonnell Arrested Among those named were Edward Spike ODonncll survivor of a long drawn out beer war on Chi cagos south side and his reputed bodyguard Sanford Gimp Rosen baum Both were arrested ODon nell was seized in the city hall Among the additional 59 listed were these William Druggan brother of Terry Druggan who is serving a federal prison sentence for income tax violations George Druggan another brother of Terry William Klondike ODonnell alleged leader of a west aide beer and racketeering gang BURS Mnran Listed George Bugs Moran leader of a north side gang which was vir tually exterminated by the St Valentines day massacre in a North Clark street garage in 1D29 persons injured in a melee Thurs day Only One Holds Out Senator Robert F Wagner chairman of the labor board salt this mill was the only one in Phila delphia area which hat refused to accept the boards proposed set tlemont involving a free election among workers todecide whether they wanted a union or arnon union policy The NRA was trying to compose a silk strike in Paterson N J where union officials announced Thursday that 90 per cent of the 7000 workers had left their looms They demand collective bargaining agreements a 36 wage scale for a 40 hour week two looms and a one shift system A code presented by the Silk association of America calls for a minimum wage 40 hours four looms and two shifts 700 LeaveJobs Seven hundred broad silk weavers in Scranton Pa left their jobs Thursday night Union officials said they were dissatisfied with minimum wages in the silk code Other strikes dotted sections of the country A garage in Philadel phia where drivers arc on strike was set afire Thursday At Scran ton workers and miners clashed at mines Gov Arthur Seligman of New Mexico said he probably would make a personal visit to the Gallup area where 300 coal miners are striking under surveillance of na tional guardsmen Hired nnd Fired Meanwhile labors spokesmen In the NRA trained guns on the auto codes provision saying workers Turn In 2 Column animal became so frightened that officials called off the attempt The drama of wild life which is being enacted in Watkins Glei State park is drawing the largcs crowds In the history of the glen Some officials are considering ex eluding visitors from the viclnit of the bridge however to see solitude wiYt induce the deer cross tosatety DENY ATTACK AT ILLINOIS FARM 3 Suspects Grilled as Aged Man Lies Near Death Sister Slain ROBINSON 111 Sept 1 While Bernard Weldon 84 year old farmer of Newton 111 lay near denth from a beating by robbors three suspects underwent a 12 hour examination by county prosecutors today declaring their innocence of the attack Weldons sister Mrs Mary JaJre 2 Column St 500 IOWA COAL MINERS STRIKE Seek to Obtain Shortening of Work Hours Raise in Wages CHAR1TON Sept 3 hundred coal miners went on strike today in an effort to obtain short er working hours and higher wages The mines affected are the Rock Island Improvement company mine number 3 and the Central Iowa Fuel company mine number 0 Min ers at the Central Iowa Fuel com pany number 4 were still at work The miners are protesting against the 40 hour week They ask a G hour day with a minimum daily wage of 5 They said they would remain on strike until their de mands are met They have been getting S480 for an 8 hour day since April 1 The same miners recently went on strike to force the operators un der the national recovery blue eagle They have a payroll of about 565000 a month About 100 men are employed at number which was opened this spring The three mines are the only workings manned by union labor in the county Union leaders called a meeting for 2 p m at Williamson seven miles from here to discuss the situation They said they would make an at tempt to call a general strike of all Iowa miners in an effort to obtain their demands Robert Lee of Williamson is pres ident of the local union at the Rock Island mine Schraedcr died yesterday of her in juries ut her daughter Ann 47 seemed certain recovery and au thorities planned to bring her here to see the suspects A crowd gathered about the county jail here but the states at torneys of Jasper and Crawford counties who had grilled the trio since 2 a m expressed no fear of violence The prisoners named as Henry Shelby Tilton 111 JoUn Allen Dan ville ill and Harold Pcckinpugh Indianapolis anc Danville were brought here under heavy early this morning from I where they were arrested yester day guard Danville COUNTY WINDS UP MAMMOTH DRIVE FOR NRA SUPPORT Gargantuan March Staged by Business men and Industrial Concerns From All Sections of County Lines were forming groups gathering bands tuning up and the entire length of Federal avenue through the business dis trict was putting on gala dress as the time for the gigantic NRA Victory parade aproached Friday afternoon Activity was displayed all along the line of march as the crowds from every section of the county began coming into the city shortly fter noon With skies clearing after a foreboding morning he display of pep and intense interest was increased to war ime fervor A total of 467 trucks and floats and 2000 persons on foot not In luding those In cars were ready 0 make up the mammoth march if victory The noise store at llfl North Federal avenue opened by he Junior Chamber of Commerce at noon Friday was swamped with parade participants Becking cele bration material Cow bells horns and all types of racket producing effects were doled out here Prepared for Speakers The platform In Central park was prepared for the speakers Dan Fitzpatrlck chairman ot the KRA speakers JW G C Bagley county were to appear on the program fol lowing the parade Veterans of the Spanish American warstarted the pep going shortly after noon by playing in the city park Lost min ute entries in the parade sought 1 places In the line of march from members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce who were in charge of lining up the immense line of marchers This Is the grandest display of pep and enthusiasm I have ever witnessed here stated Leo Swcesy chairman of the parade committee as he saw the results of his efforts take form The Junior Chamber of Commerce took over the huge task of lining up this parade on a moments notice and the people of Cerro Gordo county have responded to our call In every Instance AH Signed lor 1nrade Practically every business estab lishment and Industrial factory in Mason City was signed for the parade The various units gath ered on North Federal avenue and adjoining streets about oclock following the closing of the retail stores at 3 oclock by proclamation of Mayor J T Laird The positions of the parade units as the line of march formed were as follows Corner of Fourth street nnd North Federal avenue NRA official cars marshal of parade color guard and American Legion drum corps On Federal avenue between Fourth nnd Fifth streets Rural dis tricts Ventura On Federal avenue between Fifth SETS NEW RECORD Industrys Part Will Be Portrayed In tho Iowa history series which will appear weekly during thn school yenr ahead beginning Monday Sept 4 attention will ho Riven liy Prof John E BrlRgs tho author to tho development of Industry in Iho state Until 1900 lowu was almost strictly nn agricultural state Since that time manufarturlng has assumed n rolo of Import ance In a number of lines In now leads the entire nation This series of articles on his tory nml Kcogrnpiij each ot them accompanied by Illustrative material should contain much of Interest and profit for nil lilt readrrs as well ns for school children Lieut Tito Fnlconi mio acrobatic flyer of tho royal Italian nlr force reclaimed his world record for Inverted flight by piloting his phine upsliln down for 8 hours fi minutes 10 Hoconds between St Louis nnd Jailer 111 Associated Press HAYNESSTARTS ON PRISON JOB Spends First Day on Duty in Inspection Tour of Penitentiary FORT MADISON Sept 3 Col Glenn Haynes became warden if Fort Madison penitentiary today iiiccecding T P Hollowell who re signed because of poor health Haynes spent his first day on duty making a tour of the prison vhere the regular routine was ob served He vvai accompanied by Deputy Warden E D Lee and two members of the board of control O H Michael and Harry White He announced that there would be no wholesale discharges of prison employes and that every employe with a good record would be re tained Facing Haynes in his new posi tion were at least four problems on institutional management which wore brought to the attention of the appointee and other members of the board of control in DCS Moincs yesterday by H C White democratic board member In the 18 months of Hollowells illness White said certain loose practices have sprung up White emphasized that his statement was not a criticism of Hollowell but merely a development which fol lowed the former wardens enforced retirement from Illness Included in the problems White declared were Convicts have threatened guards inmates are running the kitchen resulting in a hig increase In prison operating expense prison Indus tries changes have become neces sary and dissatisfaction with the prison regime has become wide spread in the city of Fort Madison and Sixth streets Dougherty Ply mouth Meservey Rockwell On Federal avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets Rock Falls and Clear Lake On Federal avenue between Sev enth and Eighth streets Thornton Swaledale Boy Scouts Girl Scouts John Mai an On Federal avenue between Eighth and Ninth Hnrry Homrig Mason City Municipal band Lions club Rotary club On Federal Avenue On North Federal avenue between Ninth and Tenth streets Wa Tan Ye club Womans club Elks club Knights Templar Odd Fellows B P W club Knights of Columbus Eagles lodge Chiropractors Furni ture group Karmel Korn Tire anil Battery group Hardware dealers Personal loans and finance Lum Tiirn to rnse 2 Column at Wit Insurance Agentn Convene FORT MADISON Sept 1 Delegates to the annual convention of the Iowa Association of Insur ance Agents were to open their ses sions this afternoon IOWA WEATHER Partly clnuily and somewhat unsettled Friday nljfht nnd Sat urday cooler in northwest por tion Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fof 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Minimum In Night 0 At 8 A M Friday fif   

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