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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 7, 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 WIRB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 289 Long Faces Lively Time Louisianas Women Heading Drive to Oust Huey By HERBERT PLUHKMEH WASHINGTON Sept 7 From all indications one of the most interesting chapters in the varied and vivid career of Louisianas Xingfish Long is about to open up Perhaps a no more novel at tack on a United States senator could be thought up than that de vised by those women of Louisi ana who are seeking to make the United States Long conscious Political ob servers in Wash mgton are a bit HUEY p LONS perplexed as to how the women are going about the task but they admit that the idea has possibilities Theyve seen women battle senators before How one of them lit into the late Senator Caraway of Arkansas is still remembered on capitol hill Returning His Fire Senator Caraway was conducting his famous lobby investigation He had summoned to the stand an en ergetic young woman who had been doing some successful work around the capita for the sugar interests Caraway flanked on one side by the late Senator Walsh of Montana started questioning her in the same manner he had used so successfully oh previous witnesses He didnt get very far The young woman talked back to him arid sent him scurrying Even Walsh couldnt handle her They both got her off the stand as quickly aa they could Senatorial dignity was getting a se vere and unaccustomed drubbing It Looks lively From all indications Mrs Hilda Phelps Hammond of New Orleans who heads the campaign to get Longout of the senate means busi ess At least thua only is she and her associates out to get the Kirigfiah hut every other senator they believe to be hanging back from investigating charges against him When a sergeant at arms wrote far less serious charges against un named snators she says the sen ate very swiftly rose to defend its honor by investigating Why doesnt it rise to investigate the Long charges As Loujf Sees It Long himself professes not to be worried over the matter He has denounced the movement as ousted politicians hiding behind skirts of women He says that the leaders of the movement are the women folk of those he has defeated in politics and those dismissed from the states ser vice But veteran observers say he may not be able to dismiss the matter so lightly Crack Train Delayed Near Fairfield When Engine Leaves Rails FAIRFIELD Sept 7 engine on the Golden State Limited crack Rock Island train left the rails and turned on its side early today The accident occurred a short distance west of the station here The train was delayed about four hours Fireman Hamm jumped from the engine cab and received an Injured leg Philips Eidon engineer stuck to his post and escaped injury Iowa Convict Captured TAMA Sept 7 J Hanreatty 35 who escaped from Fort Madison penitentiary Sunday was captured at the farm home of Miss Elsie Bartling 1 H I i AUNT HET By Robert Guillen I always knew Ill be an hour late gettin supper started when callers say they aint got time to set down MACHINE GUNS SET UP IN HAVANA Soft Coal Industry Nears NRA Fold ONLY LAST HOUR NEGOTIATIONS IN PROSPECT STILL Really Got Somewhere Says Johnson After Discussions Viscount Grey British World War Leader Dies Ultimatum to Germany at Start of Conflict CHRISTON BANK England Sept 7 Grey of Falo don who as Sir Edward Grey the British foreign secretary gave Ger many the ultimatum plunging Great Britain into the World war died today at the age of 71 He virtually retired from public WASHINGTON Sept 7 Iife in 1916 because of failing eye Soft coal seems as good as in the 1 sight He had been seriously ill NRA fold after months of tedious more than a week and death bickering Last hour negotiations only ap parently remained today after Pres ident Roosevelts personal partici pation in a white house conference oetween operators and mine work ers resulted in Hugh S Johnsons announcement that he expects to put a master code on the presidents desk Saturday Johnson announced today that as a result of the conference with Pres ident Roosevelt last night bitumin ous coal operators and the United Mine Workers have cleared up their points of disagreement on phrasing of the labor clauses in the contract being framed for the indus try Prospects Excellent In a prepared statement the NRA executive went on to say that the hitherto contesting parties are pro ceeding to negotiations of details with what I am informed are ex cellent prospects of success The principal point which had been before the operators and min of a clause theclaims of pre of the bi tuminous coal fields by the United Mine Workers opportunity of em ployment would be left open to non members of this union Such a clause was considered ne cessary because the industrial con trol laws guarantee of a free right to workers to organize is construed by the word administration as bar ring the closed shop in which only came to him at a m at Fallo don his beautiful home on the Northumbrian coast As foreign secretary for the 11 jears from 1905 to 1916 Viscount Grey was fated to play a leading role in the destinies of Europe He never wavered in his stand on be half of Belgium after exhausting every effort to avert the war Envoy to U S The United States became ac quainted with him during a five month period in 19191920 when he was the temporary British ambas sador to Washington but President Wilsons battle with the senate and his own poor health conspired to place him in the background The room in the mellow red brick mansion where the viscount spent his last daya looked out on a bird sanctuary he had set up on the grounds of Fallodon and throughout the long daya of his illness he lay with the windows open whenever possible so the sounds of hig well loved birds could reach him He had been unconscious tor nearly He could take no food Constant Watcli A sister Mrs Coetlogon and her daughter maintained a constant watch during his last hours The exact nature of his illness was not announced but is believed to have resulted from high blood pressure A little less remarkable than his fame as a statesman was his prom members of a certain union would incnce as a friend of birds and ani mals It was said he won the trust be given work The phrasing fin ally decided upon by the operators and miners was not announced by Johnson Polish Up Code Johnson immediately began pol ishing up the code for presenta tion to the operators who will have until tomorrow evening to file ob jections Bituminous coal was the last of the basic industries Johnson sought particularly for Blue Eagle membership After Appalachian operators and spokesmen for the United Mine Workers of America had quit the white house Johnson and the presi dent briefly reviewed the case of Henry Ford Watch Public Reliction Afterward the recovery adminis trator said the president agreed that the Detroit manufacturers failure so far to sign the automobile code demanded no sudden action Rather tlie administration inclined to watchful for the publics reaction to Fords po sition During July Johnson disclosed he had talked to Ford and received Turn in raff Ifl Column 01 L7 VISCOUNT GKEY ASK U S AID TO HUNT BALLOONS 2 Still Unreported Since Start of James Gordon Bennett Race CHICAGO Sept 7 of the U S army navy and coast guard today was requested in the search for the missing balloonists of the James Gordon Bennett race Cliff Henderson managing direc tor of the international air races aaid telegrams had been sent to au thorities at Washington seeking their aid In the hunt Cooperation of Canadian officials also would be aaked he said Henderson pointed out that the two unreported balloons that of Ward Van Orman and the Polish entry piloted by Capt Franciszek Hynek had been missing more than 24 hours beyond the maximum time they could remain aloft There was grave danger he aald that the Intrepid flyers had been blown out to sea Otherwise he add ed they might have come to earth in Isolated spots in New England or eastern Canada of the most timid creatures He also endeared himself to vil lagers in the tiny hamlet of Chris ton bank and the village of Emble ton Near the gates of his estate groups of anxious country folk gathered dally during his illness to receive news of his progress or to pray for him Gerard Extols Grey NEW YORK Sept 7 W Gerard former American am bassador to Germany extolled Vis count Grey of England who died early this morning as probably more responsible for the defeat of Germany during the World war than any other man He never wavered In his atti tude toward Belgiums right to neutrality said Gerard today And because he succeeded in bringing England into the war on behalf of the Belgians I would say he sounded the knell of defeat for Germany Great Loss to World WASHINGTON Sept 7 The death last night of Viscount Grey vvas termed today by former Secretary of State Frank B Kel logg as a great loss to the world The death of Lord Grey is a great loss to the British empire and to the world said Kellogg who i also formerly was ambassador to Great Britain and who had known the British statesman intimately for 30 years He was a statesman of high character and distinguished ability Grand Jury Inquiry to Start in Wreck That Took 14 Lives BINGHAMPTON N Y Sept 7 grand jury inquiry to place possible criminal responsibility for a train wreck that took 14 lives and injured scores was announced today after Dist Atty Frank Wooster clashed with the counsel for the Erie railroad Wooster who announced the in quiry intimated he was not satis fied with a statement by an Erie of ficial holding Engineer M H King of Elmira solely responsible ror the wreck King was accused of running past signals He was at the throttle of a milk train which rammed the rear of the Atlantic flyer Chicago New York Express Tuesday nighr A wooden passenger car sandwiched between steel cars of the expreas was smashed to kindling wood by the impact All of the dead lost their lives in this car Search Begun for Storm Refugees TTii m lexas Valley Additional Fatalities Thought Likely to Be Found in Remote Areas HARLINGEN Tex Sept 7 Army ambulance detachments to day began a systematic search through hitherto Inaccessible sec tions of the hurricanedevastated lower Rio Grande valley for injured refugees It was considered likely ad ditional fatalities would be discov ered in remote communities unheard from since the disastrous storm abated A preliminary survey by the Red Cross covering that part of the stricken area linked by paved high ways accounted for 21 deaths and hundreds of persons injured There were found to be 3750 families des titute 1000 homes destoyed and SOOO damaged Four persons lost their lives at Hariingen two at San Benito seven at Rio Hondo one at Port Isabel two in rural communities and eight at Matamoros Mexican resort city across the Rio Grande from Browns ville The storm denuded citrus groves of their ripening crop valued at around and leveled cot ton all over the fertile valley The damage to property was expected to run into the millions BYRD WILL SAIL SEPT 25 ON TRIP TO SOUTH POLE Leaves Washington for New York to Hasten Preparations WASHINGTON Sept 7 Admiral Richard E Byrd U a N retired announced today at he white house that he would sail from Boston on Sept 25 for another expedition to the south pole Byrd who spent the night at the white house talking over his plans vitli Preaident Roosevelt departed thia morning for New York to hast en the preparations for his explora tion which he expects to take two years Asked why he was returning to the dreary antarctic regions Byrd replied there was an area there still unexplored as big as the United States and Mexico combined Problems of Science Aa long as there ia a surface aa big aa that on the face of the earth he aaid we ought to know about it Also I think we can supply some missing links to the problems of science in thoroughly exploring this country that is in the clutchea of the ice age The youthful looking explorer will use the old coast guard cutter Bear which has been the property of Oak land Cal since It was decommis sioned after years In the arcUc The aa it base Y f l 70 Men on Trip He will have with him about 70 men and probably several airplanes His old base at Little America will be used again It was from there in 1929 that Byrd and his companions flew over the south pole Harold June who was with him on that flight will be the chief pilot with Byrd as navigator and assistant pilot We will probably do ten times as much flying this time as before explained Byrd PLANS EXPLORATION Frayed Cord on Lamp Death to Year Injuries Prove Fatal DUBUQUE Sept 7 ies suffered when he was struck by a freight train caused the death of Leslie Stuart 40 Will Rogers SANTA MONIC Cal Sept experts do L know what the weather will do even millionaires dont know what Wall street will do There is millions of things that nobody knows anything about in ad vance but the dumbest guy in the world knows that the min ute a Latin American country haa a revolution that it is juat the opening game of a series of Tem You know we got the wrong impression of a revolution They are raised on em down there They love em its their only re laxation Sure people get killed sometimes if its a first class grade of revolution they may lose about as many as we lose over our weekend by trying to pass somebody on a turn There Is one thing about a Latin American country no matter who is running it they are always run the same Yours WILL ROGERS Cnpyrlithl McXaiKht Synrlltalr JODGE STUDIES SUIT OF CLARK Move to Quash Executive Council Probe Under Advisement DES MOINES Sept 7 trict Judge Loy Ladd today had under advisement the suit brought by State Insurance Commissioner E W Clark to quash an executive council investigation of his office Attorneys1 arguments were fin ished yesterday and the court gave counsel a month to prepare written briefs arguments and replies Favors Court Probe Clark is seeking to prevent the state executive council from con ducting a probe of his office his attorneys have brought out in court however that he does not object to the investigation alone or by the district court but that he does ob ject to the action by the council Charges of political persecution and hidden motives entered into the court testimony with Judge Ladd interrupting at one time to ask questions from the bench The judge later commented Conlcmptlhlo Outrage If this suit la the result of politi cal motives or disagreement over control of the Royal Union life In surance company now in receiver it is a contemptible outrage Clark was ordered to appear he fore the executive council last July to give a full and complete ex planation of the merger of the Modern Brotherhood of America and the Independent Order of Fores ters and also facts of his examin ation of the Royal Union company A temporary restraining order prevented the hearing the order waa obtained in district court JlUtJliAKO iilltU Titonka Farmer Hurt When Horses Run Away TITONKA Sept Lar son who lives southwest of Titonka received some cuts and bruises on his back Wednesday when a team he had hitched to a manure spread er became frightened and ran away throwing him under the spreader Little Girl Just Learning How to Walk Killed by Electric Shock A frayed lamp cord and the acci dental touching of a metal lamp standard and a steel radiator at th same instant completed the circui that causeda dead ground an cost the life of Constance Ann Len jnaiij ISiinon child of Mr and Mrs Albert had moved into an apartment at South Federal avenue Wednesday Constance had learned to stand for the first time Labor day All day Tuesday and Wednesday she had been learning to walk by grasping chairs tables and other furniture Wednesday evening Mr and Mrs Lcnnan were sitting on the daven port in their new home watching the baby learn to walk alone when the accident happened Parents Wntch Child The baby climbed up by the win dow sill and tottered along the wall to the radiator Mr and Mrs Lcn nan were enjoying the progress the little one was making Grasping the radiator the child bent forward and in the act backed into the lamp stand The circuit was completed and the baby toppled over The father grabbed the child when he saw that something was wrong and the father and mother took Constance to the neighbors apartment Dr G E Harrison baby specialist at the Park hos pital and the fire department were called to give first aid for an elec tric shock Members of the depart ment and the doctor worked for an hour over the unconscious body but could not revive the child with any of the methods known Investigate Wiring After Coroner J E McDonald had pronounced the girl dead from electrocution Tom Connors Harry Dietz and Mark Harpster of the P G and F and Chief Dan Shire of the fire department made a thor ough investigation of the electrical equipment in the apartment to check any possible high voltage circuit The wiring of the apart ment was found to be within regu lations but the cord of the floor lamp had been wrapped around the standard of the lamp itself and the cord had become frayed allowing the bare wires to touch the metal lamp standard When the baby touched both the radiator and the lamp the ground circuit was competed Touching of either of the objects would have had no serious effect according lo officials Issue Warnings An accident such as this is liable to appear in any home where Turn to Jusc 10 Column ISI Breaks Into Station to Steal Money to Pay Its Owner RACINE Sept 7 Defend ing himself when arraigned on a charge of breaking into a filling station Peck Carner 32 Racine testified thus The operator of the station gave me 5 a week ago to buy him a dog I spent the money but not for a dog I had to return with a dog or 55 It was quite a problem be cause I didnt have the money So I broke into the filling station to get the money to pay him back Ninety days was the penalty Sailors and Marines All Set to Land U S Will Not Stand Idle If Americans Are in Danger BULLETIN MARINE B A U K A C K S I QUANTICO Vn Sept 7 A squadron of marine corps planes nt Hrown field here wiis ordered this afternoon to miiku ready to take off lit uny min ute for the south In connection with the Cuban situation WASHINGTON Sept 7 Vitli the dispatch of 16 destroyers Tinging to 30 the armada of Am ricaii war vessels to border Cuba he American government stood to land marines1 and blue ackets on the first genuine threat o American citizens At the same time there was rea ilution against the momentus step if taking over the islands govern ment by armed intervention Already the psychological effect f American fighting vessels in sight off the coait was seen as aid ng in holding the lid on the cauld which Cuba has become Enrouto to Cuba Orders in the hands of command ers of the destroyers cruisers and the one big battleship either en route to Cuban waters or already there were guarded closely but it was understood the administration would not hesitate a moment in put ting armed men ashore to guard Americans and their property For sucu a course there was am pie precedent On several occasion in the last two decades small Amer ican forces have been landed whe sudden revolt flared and American on or in the homea were placQtl will drawn promptly when matters ha settled down Action of this type prompt and definite though i might be is regarded here ns noth ing like armed intervention in whicl thousands of marines or soldiers ar massed upon ths island to control i from tip to tip maintain order ant administer every government func tion Uemuuls on Government If a government capable of pro tecting life and the hillion of American investments cstabished by the Cubnn people nothing hinting of Intervention will be invoiced Eight navy and eiglit coast guard destroyers were ordered today from off the east coait to Cuba In addi tion the Indianapolis was bearing Secretary Swanson there and lust night the destroyer Overtoil was sent from Panama canal zone to the Isle of Pines off the south Cuban coast to protect American lives there if necessary Many wealthy Americans have winter residences on the Isle of Pines Culls Diplomats Hoping against Together hope that ntiy intervention would not be neces sary President Roosevelt in an un precedented move called diplomats of leading LatinAmerican nations to his desk late yesterday to tell Turn In 1nrcr 10 Column 4 ASKS REPORT ON CUBAN SLAVING Ambassador of France Says Countryman Is Reported Killed at Santiago FORMER RULERS REFUSE TO BACK THOSE IN POWER Commission at Work in Cuban Palace Under Heavy Guard HAVANA Sept 1 t up machine guns in uptown arks this afternoon as Havana as stirred by many confusing umors including an insistent re ort that the United States would sk the two day old radical govern ent to surrender power A widely circulated rumor was mt Washington would ask that arloa Manuel de Ccspedes who as deposed from the provisional residency by a radical coup detat e placed at the head of the govern icnt again with a new cabinet of onccntratlon Such a cabinet ould include representatives of all evolutionary groups A heavy guard placed around le presidential palace where the ommiaslon of five the new rulers f Cuba was In session Bar Demonstrations Communist meetings in cclebra on of international youth day were chedulcd throughout Havana The ovcrnment announced that no treet demonstrations would be per nitted Machine guna were mounted in Central Fraternity and other parts and in the oVd JalAlal grounds Soldiers said they had orders to fire f the slightest disturbance occurred The widespread belief that United States Ambassador Sumner WelleR had insisted on the returnto power Ships t rntea In an effort to bolster its strength the new government tried to obtain the support of army of ficers and of members of the de ospedea cabinet Koso Against Offloera The coup detat which deposed resident de Cespeden was effected jy army privates and noncommis iioned officers who rose against heir commissioned officers Sergt Fulgcncio Batista who led the revolt in the army admitted that not ali of the officers were will ing to return Twelve members of the army gen eral staff were recalled but all of them did not accept positions under tlic new regime All navy officers including cap tains and higher ranks were asked to return to duty but they informed the commission of five that they refused to he recalled except by their duly authorized superior Offered 1osltioun Among the former cabinet miu istera who were offered positions in the new government were Guillermo Belt who was secretary of public in struction Kduardo J Chibaa public works and Dr Jose Manuel Fresno sanitation Chibas consented to direct the public works department provision ally but the other two exminiatcrs refused to go along In my opinion said Belt the only solution is the restitution of the government of President de Ces pcdoH with some cabinet changes At present we have no army we have no navy and we have no po lice and it will be necessary to bor row them from the United Stains until a most thorough reorganiy alion can he effected Knar Civil Wnr Some political factions were convinced that civil war would br iiecesnnry lo solve her governmenl Tilrn lii 10 Oillimn WASHINGTON Ambassador de Sept 7 LaBoulaye of France made inquiries of Secretary Hull today concerning a report he had received that an unnamed Frenchman had been killed at San tiago Cuba The state department which had not received any aiich report under took immediate inquiries in Havana The ambassador presented no representation because af the ob scure nature of the report and the lack of any name Ambassador DeBuchi of Japan conferred with Secretary Hull to day about the Cuban situation say ing later he had received no reports concerning any Injuries to Japan ese citizens He was very uneasy about the situation however as it is difficult to get any telephone communica tion with Cuba He said there were many Japan ese employed on sugar plantations and a number of curio shopa in larger cities were kept by Japanese Debuchl Is accredited to Cuba as minister in addition to his duties a ambassador In Washington Lindberghs Continue Swedish Motor Tour STOCKHOLM Sweden Sept 7 TJ Col and Mrs Charles A Lind bergh continued their automobile tour of southern Sweden today af ter spending the night in a countiy hotel near Jonkoping Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday nlghl Friday unsettled prohahly Hctit tcred slinwrirg ml cooler In north und central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday RN Minimum in Night liX At 8 A M Thursday 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