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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1933, Mason City, Iowa i f S ME M J f P T o F i MAI North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlIiE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 12 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 3 Politics and Liquor Sale Dealer Association Intends to Keep Two Apart 2 KELLYS GIVEN LIFE SENTENCES By HERBERT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON Oct 12 organizat ion whose goal is to keep politics strictly removed from everything connected with the liquor indus try if prohibition is repealed has been set up here under the presi dency of Frank Clark former member of con gress Part of the power behind the original dry cause was an al most Universal complaint that the liquor traffic dominated loca politics and it is the plan of the National Association of Retail Bev erage Dealers that the accusation never shall be true in fact The question of what might come after repeal is claiming wide and serious attention in the capital Re peal would remand to the legisla tures of the various states and to the WebbKenyon act the question of the legislative control of traffic in linuor Just how this would be done and to what extent regulation would go are subjects on which there is wide difference of opinion One thing however appears to be absolutely certain Those states that legalize the sale of spiritous liquors and bev erages that may be classed as in toxicating will keep a close watch More Liberal Laws Some are of the opinion that those states which were wet before pro hibition will have more liberal laws than those which were dry They fce lieve for example that states like New York and the Seek to CoOrdinate 2 Big Recovery Agencies i lefsfeiatton permitting the sale UflUOJB in Places vvh ere TWO FARM LAW CHIEFS TALK OVER PLAN NRA Chief Says Time Is Come to Check Up on Accomplishment WASHINGTON Oct 12 attempt to coordinate policies anc methods of the administrations two major recovery agencies was made today by Hugh S Johnson NRA administrator in an extensive con ference with the farm law admins trators Secretary Wallace and George N Peek Undertaking the important step long heralded as imperative to or derly progress in the recovery pro gram the group met in Wallaces office with an evident intention to reconcile the points at issue as quickly aa possible On leaving Johnson informed newspayer men we are attempting get together on fundamental pol ices but refused to say whether the trio had reached any decisions At White House President Roosevelt had the op portunity to get a direct report on the conference from Johnson later inviting the NRA leader to a lunch eon conference at the white house In a recent public address John Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Gal Oct groups have arisen to sorter gnaw at the old demo cratic partys heels Now I dont want to cause undue worry at a time like this but I do want to call your attention to another cloud in the sky Since autumn weather has set in and the leaves have begun to fall you can see quite a few republicans that have been hiding in the trees a few more than last year On the banks of the Waboah the other day Jim Watson climbed right out on a sycamore limb in plain view brazenly mind you and started chirping I discovered Ambassador Edge out here yesterday traveling un der bis own name for the first time in a All this is nota good omen and I think the uprising should be put down immediately You know how ignorant people are to join some fad Yours WILL ROGERS CopyrisHt 1933 McNaughl Syndicate vmtfsstis will rWbs Cartes eenth Futrell of Arkansas for instance he says informs me that the people of Arkansas will not consent to whisky being sold openly anywiiere except for medi cinal purposes In Larger States Clarks organization which has now extended to almost all of the larger states and which recently addedto its roster of officials the name of former Senator Watson of Indiana has ideas of its own on the question of regulation He declares that his organization will oppose to the utmost any ef forts to impose such burdensome taxes on the liquor industry that would make it impossible for this legitimate industry to survive and whichwould result in the promo tlon of bootlegging with all of it attendant evils Clark is a former prohibitionis who while he was in congress vot ed for submission of the eighteenth amendment for the Volstead act and to pass the Volstead act ove President Wilsons veto Long Beach Laborer Tries to Make Call on Garbo Is Jailed SANTA MONICA Oct 12 For three years so Oscar H Brosi a Long Beach laborer said he had a spiritual friendship with Greta Garbo He decided to visit the Swedish actress at her home and meet her in person Brosi was in the local jail today Police caught him as he attempted to climb the fence last night into Martial Law Rules County After Blasts Indiana Mining Town Shaken by Trio of Explosions SULLIVAN Ind Oct 12 Indian national guardsmen estab lished virtual martial law in bum van county torn by mine strike trouble today After three explosions had shaken this city early this morning Brig Gen D Wray DePrez conferred with local officials and then issued regulations forbidding any assem blage except on express permission from the military authorities The regulations also directed the closing all business houses theaters restaurants and other nublic places at 9 p m and cstab ished a 10 p m curfew after which all persons and vehicles must be off the streets and highways throughout the county The three explosions shortly be fore daylight puzzled authonties No reports of damage had been re ceived All three were believed to be i sojv iMbere distinct inbWnieneftb1 farmer antagoh anythlng done for workers ore farm prices are rased to their pre war relationship to other prices is unfavorable to agriculture Today he said we have been go ng along pretty fast and we have o check up to see that we are mov ng in the same direction Three Main Points It was reported that the discus sion of the three executives center ed around these main points growing undercurrent of feeling in farm administration cir cles that its efforts to increase prices to farmers have been more than offset by increases In prices paid by farmers as a result of the NRA program of a policy on distribution markups The farm administration has expressed open Turn to Fuse 8 Column I Labor Opposed to Any Unregulated Money Inflation Warns THat Put New Burden on Workers ARGUMENTS AND SHOOTING TOLD BY SON IN TRIAL Wesley Meade Testifies How Grattan Fired Two Shots BULLETIN DECORAH Oct re cess was ordered in tho M T Grattan trial this afternoon when attorneys for tho defense asked that a cot bo brought in to tho courtroom for Grattan Attorneys for tho 85 year old Civil war veteran stated that Grattan could no longer sit up Ho came to court lato this af ternoon and said he had been to a physician during the noon hour north of the city National guardsmen sent IN g throughout the county immediately and stopped all cars but were un able to find any one connected with the blasts 7000 Workers Strike LOS ANGELES Oct 12 More than 7000 of the 10000 gar ment workers employed in 182 Los Angela shops walked put today in answer Uie executive committee of the In teniafionaT KIN OF DEFENDANTS AT TRIAL Oct Claude Meade who the actress yard Brosl said he was an amateur author and exhibited several writ ing pads which were filled with sentimental verse and prose of his own composition Police said will be given a sanity hearing he AUNT HET By Robert Quillen A man can flirt with an other woman an still love his wife but a woman never makes eyes at a new man un less shes sick o the one shes got HOLD DECEPTION BY DILLON READ Senate Probers Claim Firm Promised Bond Interest Would Be Paid WASHINGTON Oct 12 Senate investigators today charged Dillon Read and company with deceiving American bondholders by issuing a statement that interest would be paid on Brazilian bonds in 1931 when they were in default Robert O Hayward a Dillon Read and company member denied the bonds were in default when the statement was issued but was con fronted with a letter from his firm later in the year describing the sit uation as a default Paid Out of Fund The interest was paid out of a fund maintained with the bankers under the terms of the bond con tract and not by new remittances from Brazil Earlier the senate investigating committee had shown profits run ning into the millions to Dillon Read and company and associated bankers from issuing of Brazilian bonds in 1921 and 1922 One of the issues was advertised to the public as a proposal to fi nance electrification of the govern ment owned central railroad of Bra zil Money All Gone Hayward testified the money was all gone but the electrification had not been undertaken yet Speaking rapidly and fluently I Hayward told of the creation of a trading account to support the mar ket while the bonds were being sold asserting it was usual practice Ferdinand Pecora committee counsel suggested the firm had es tablished a subordinate trust com pany to absorb some of the bond profits for the purpose of reducing income taxes but the banker sold he did not believe that was the pur pose BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 12 William Green today was re elected president of the Ameri can Federation of Labor WASHINGTON Oct 12 position to any unrestrained and unregulated inflation of the cur rency was formally voiced today by the American Federation of La bor convention The nearly 600 delegates repre senting upward of 3000000 work ers approved unanimously a com mittee report warning against cur rency action that would place ad ditional unbearable burdens upon workers contending that unre strained and direct currency infla tion would do that Wages Are Steady The masa of workers the resolu tion held work for wages that re main comparatively steady under the recovery act and contracts If our currency is to be allowed to fluctuate at random said the report and the level of money val ues is permitted freely to lessen it must be apparent that there will then be experienced a corresponding lowering of wave levels and earn ings Such a condition must not be al lowed to take place Wage stand ards attained money values in volved stabilization of an exchange medium must be safeguarded and ers union it was estimated by As sistant Chief of Police Jack Finltn son NATIONAL PICTURE protected at all hazards regardles of the development and require ments By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wage deadlocks in iron and steel silk and cotton continued to mar the industrial picture Thursday as mediators redoubled their efforts at settlement The strike situation was reflected In these developments Striking soft coal miners gath ered for a picket march on the Carnegie steel mills at Clalrton Pa to urge steel workers to join hem in seeking union recognition Guards Ordered Out National guardsmen were or ercd into Sullivan Ind after hree heavy explosions shook that ity The militia had been patrol ng Sullivan county mines to pre ent disorders State police at Weirton W Va Ired shots and used tear gas to reak up a crowd of several thou and at the Weirton Steel com panys plant after some workers lad been pelted with stones Mrs Gifford Pinchot wife of Pennsylvanias governor told 0000 steel workers at Appollo Pa that steel trust officials were to blame Turn to B Column 7 LOUISIANA MOB LYNCHES NEGRO DECORAH Meade son of Marvin T Grattan described the events leading up to the slaying and dentified certain exhibits today in he murder trial for Grattan in dis rict court Grattan suffered a fit of trembling for about 10 minutes at the morning session but seemed to revive after his wife brought him a cup of coffee Defense attorneys have stated that the defense will attempt to prove thatGrattan shot in defense whom has Stated from r barn atthe fairground vylth a pitchr fork by Meade on July 1 The grounds will be justifiable homicide It waa expected that George Wescott eye witness to the shoot ing or Fred Thomas who was in the barn during part of the argu ment would be called when the de fense was through with Wesley Miade Returned to Fairgrounds Wesley Meade this morning testi tified that Grattan returned to the Interested spectators at the trial of George Machine Gun Kelly and his wife Kathryn at Oklahoma City for the Uldiniplng of Charles F Urschel Oklahoma oil operator were InuUne Fryc left daughter of Mrs Kelly by a former marriage nnd Ruth Shannon daughter of Mr and Mrs R G Shannon who have been sentenced to lite imprison ment for conspiracy in the abduction This photo was snapped In the federal courtroom during the trial fairgrounds accompanied by grandson and said You see Protest Nazi Assaults Upon Citizens Instruct Council his Im here again to which Wesley Meade replied dontstay long Then Wesley asked Grattan to leave be cause he didnt want trouble Grattan Meade continued said the trouble was not with Wesley but with his father Grattan according to Wesley Mcadc then called Claude Mcadc a deadbeat and a liar and said his grandson would lick them both Claude Meade the son testified then picked up a pitchfork and chased Henry Grattan grandson of M T out of the bam When Henry was outside Claude Mende then leaned on the door Then Grattan came up from be hind Wesley Meade stated and from a distance of about five feet fired two shots one entering Claude Meades back and the other missing ilm The wounded man walked to he north end of the barn and said Oh Wes he has shot me Saw Two Drive Away Meade started for a car but V S Concerned Over Attacks Made on Americans BERLIN Oct 12 pow ers have served notice on the Ger man government that assaults on their citizens must cease or the most serious consequences concern ing the relations of their countries with the rcich may result William E Dodd American am bassador this morning received the latest instructions of Secretary of State Cordell Hull while the Span ish and British embassies and the Dutch legation were similarly ad vised to make representations Meanwhile deep concern was man ifested at the American embassy over the recurrence of nazi moles tations of Americans Denies Needless Delay A foreign office spokesman com menting on information that Hull had demanded the prompt appre hension of the offenders declared there had been no needless delay and added we are doing all possl SEIZE WEAPONS OF KHAKI SHIRTS Headquarters Raided While Members Plan March on Washington PHILADELPHIA Oct 32 CONVICTED ONLY 16 DAYS AFTER THEIR CAPTURE Daughter Smiles When She Hears Woman Sentenced OKLAHOMA CITY Oct 12 George Machine Gun Kelly and his wife Kathryn were sentenced to life imprisonment today a few minutes after a federal jury had convicted them under the Lind bergh aw of kidnaping Charles F Urschel Oklahoma City oil millionaire The maximum sentences were pronounced by Judge Edgar S Vaught 16 days after the capture of the Kellys at Memphis Teun and only three days after they went on trial Thus six of the nine persons con victed for the 5200000 kidnaping conspiracy have been ordered to prison for the rest of their lives Others Sentenced Also under life sentence ore Harvey Bailey the jailbrcaker Al bert Bates Kellys aide in tho actual kidnaping and Mr and Mrs R G Shannon operators of the Paradise Tex kidnap farm where Urschel was imprisoned Mrs Shannon is Kathryn Kellys mother Federal agents had perfected plans to take Kelly by plane to the Leavenworth federal penitentiary but said the transfer would not be made today Mrs Kelly probably is to serve her sentence at the womens federal prison in Went Virginia The juryaverdict wag reached last night after Instruction however it was and riot returned until court opened thi3 morning Daughter Smiles The Kellys received the verdict and sentence without changing ex pression In the front row of spectators Pauline 15 year old daughter of the convicted woman smiled strangely The accused entered the room under guard They sat at the end of their counsel table facing the The convention instructed its ex ecutive council to resort to every possible and practicable means a its command to prevent unre strained and unregulated currenc inflation It was resolved that if the pur pose of the recovery act was to b achieved most codes must be re opened for constructive revision t provide a 30 hour week and higher wages When the resolutions committee brought in a report on the recovery program Frank X Martel Detroit of the International Typographical union insisted that labor must be free from governmental interfer ence especially when the interfering officials have been selected by busi pistols and a number cnives and clubs were seized lOlice today in raids on three head1 fore sentence Is pronounced Judge ness Ilefers to Speech Referring to the speech Hugh S Johnson NRA administrator made to the convention discussing strikes Martel added I say to Johnson that so long as the purpose of the recovery act is going to continue to be prostituted in the interest of business there are going to continue to be strikes When he concluded the conven tion adopted a resolution including this language The president may rest assured of the wholehearted support of the American Federation of Labor in his great undertaking Man Arrested in Slaying of White Girl Taken From Jail and Hanged LABADIEVILLE La Oct 12 IP A Negro arrested yesterday for questioning in connection with the slaying of Miss Louisia Larose 15 year old white girl whose body was found in a field was taken fron the Labadieville jail early today ant lynched by a mob of unidentified men The Negro whose name was no disclosed at the time of his arrest was seized quietly by the mob and hanged from a girder of the bridge over Bayou LeFourche When ear ly risers in the community saw the body at ctawn and officers cut It down they found a roughly written note pinned to the clothing warning all persons against attacks on wo men of the section So stealthily did the lynchers move on the jail and seize the pris oner after midnight that no one in the little town was awakened The bocy or the Larose girl was found amid the tall sugar cane of an outlying plantation Monday She had been beaten and apparently dragged through the sharp leaved cane for some distance but Coroner T B Pugh reported she had not been criminally attacked The Negro suspect a plantation worker was arrested yesterday slumped to the ground Wesley tes tified he helped him to rise but the injured man fell again The injured man was then taken to the hospi tal Wesley Meade testified he saw his grandson drive Grattan and away Dr A F Fritchen was called to the stand County Attorney E P Shea brought a blue shirt which he said Meade had worn and wanted to present it as testimony J A Nel son attorney for the defense ob jected hut was overruled Wesley Meade identified the shirt as that of his father and also the under shirt which Claude Meade had warn at the time he was shot On the stand yesterday afternoon Wesley Meade described the barn where the tragedy occurred and told how long he and his father had been residents of Decorah how they had been employed to care for the three horses owned by Ole Blads ff Column 21 bench Judge Vaught scanned the ver dict casually and handed it to Theo Filson court clerk to read James H Mathers defense at torney immediately filed a motion for new trial It was overruled Nothing to Say Have you anything to say be ble to hasten the prosecution of cases The burden of the complaint o the four countries was that appar ently nothing ever happens afte the attacks on their nationals be yond a formal apology by the Ger man foreign office These four actions added to th previous American protests as we as the earlier representations b Switzerland Poland Russia Aus trla and Czechoslovakia indicate that something more than an an nouncement in the press that the foreigners are not to be molested if they fail to salute in the nazi fash Ion is necessary to assure the safety of the visiting foreigners Failed to Salute New representations to tho Ger man government were occasioned by the assault of Roland Velz a native of Maryland former resident of Connecticut Velz was struck twice in the face by a nazi trooper Tuesday at Dus lldorf ho told American embassy uartera of the Khaki Shirts of Am ricn while members of the organ zation were massing for a march n Washington Twentyone prisoners were taken n the raids and police said the coup nipped in the bud a plot to storm he armory of the lllth regiment ennsylvania national guard and seize amunitlon stored there Hunt for Commander In the meantime police searching for Art J Smith self Vaught asked the prisoners No sir Kathryn replied Kelly shook his head Judge Vaught then pronounced the sentences and the Kellys wen rushed back to their county jail cells Jewelry automobiles a Fort Worth residence and other property claimed by Mrs Kelly were or dered listed nnd held by the gov ernment for later transfer to the 15 year old Pauline Before court Only Ono Ballot In front row scats Urschel the millionaire victim his attractive and E E Kirkpatrlck who DAVIS LOTTERY TRIAL TO JURY NEW YORK Oct 12 federal lottery case against United States Senator James J Davis and Theodore G Miller was given into the hands of the jury at p m today after three weeks three days and four hours of procedure attaches when he failed to give the n zl salute as a parade passed Woman Is Held Up by Bicycle Bandit CHICAGO Oct 12 bicycle robber has made his ap pearance Mrs E M McFarland of Oak Park reported to police that a blue shirted youth pedaled up to her got off his bicycle thrust a pis tol at her took 2 and then pedaled away stvled commander In chief of the opened Mrs Kelly signed a deed Khaki Shirts giving the 530000 home and 510000 It was estimated several hundred in other property to daughter members of the group had mobilized for the trip to Washington and were waiting for Smith In announcing plans for the jour wife ney some time ago Smith said it paid the ransom to Kelly was their intention to Install on a Kansas City street expressed President Roosevelt as dictator of gratification at the sentences the United States The jury foreman G H Verity Have It Out said only one ballot was required to Police Inspector John F Driscoll decide the guilt of each defendant who conducted two of the raids In his charge to the jury Judge miotod some of the prisoners as Vaught had said he did not believe talking of having it out with the Kathryns story that she was forced communists when they reached Washington The arms were seized in two buildings in south Philadelphia and Kelly repeatedly accused as kid one in the northern section of the naper ransom collector and as the city described as the general icadquartcrs of the organization In addition to the pistols seized police said they found a number of clubs hollowed and fitted with short swords To Storm Armory Police Captain Daniel Harrity said We had received definite in formation that the khaki shirts nlanncd to storm the armory at Broad and Wharton streets to get ammunition for their march on Washington Neighbors had complained of members of the army1 walking around the neighborhood armed and naturally they were afraid We went into the place to talk things over and arrested the men when we found the weapons The armory was guarded throughout the night Down Hay Chute IOWA CITY Oct 32 Joseph Sedlvec 40 was killed when he fel down a hny chute while hunting pi gcons into tho crime by her husbands threats Had No Defense Turn to TflKC Wea IOWA WEATHER On Way From England IONIA Oct Fannie Qualfe is on her way home from her trip to England She is stopping In New York City and Washington ami Chicago Fair Thursday night nnd Fri day slightly collier in Houth en triil nnd extreme east portions Thursday night heavy to killing frnst Thursday night rising temperature Friday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 01 Minimum In Night 30 At 8 A M Thursday 81 The temperature In Mason City early Thursday morning was the lowest recorded this season and the resultant frost was the first of really killing dimensions yet cx nerienced here
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