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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 24, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 24 1933 j A wvy J PAFER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 13 NORTH IOWA TO OBSERVE CORN DAYS NATIONAL FARM HOLIDAY SHOWS SLOW PROGRESS Pickets Desert Roads Iowa Marketings Up to Normal By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The national farm strike made little apparent progress Tuesday Mason City Cedar Rapids Waterloo and Ottumwa markets all reported receipts of livestock as up to nor mal Tuesday Milo Reno national leader of the Farmers Holiday association re turned to Des Homes from Kanka kee HI without comment A group of Kankakee farmers voted Monday night to join the strike All Highways Clear AH Iowa highways were clear at noon as picketeers withdrew from James near Sioux City and Cres cent and Oakland near Omaha In the face of a predicted cold wave First reports of violence came to Sioux City officers Tuesday from George C Brown trucker Picke teers near Moville 20 miles from Sioux City struck him in the face about a m when he was re luctant to turn back home with a load of livestock Brown said Twenty creamery operators in Chippcwa county Wls voted to close their plants nest Friday for five days asan expression of sym pathy fpr the strike movement Seek to Force Embargo In North Dakota sheriffs sought to prevent shipment of grain from elevators in accordance with an embargo proclaimed by Gov Wil liam Langer hoWeveiy mar Ne braska reported there had been no pronounced effect on receipts Farm groups Jn Oklahoma and Texas announced they were plan ning a vote soon oh the question of joining the strike In Illinois Milo Reno national holiday president won a unanimous vote from 2000 persons represent ing the United Farmers of Illinois to join the farm strike Milk Loads Dumped In Wisconsin activities centered around Vesper and Neillsviile where two loads of milk were dumped after highways were The decision of the Illinois farm ers came after a fiery denunciation by Reno of the administration farm program in which he said No man will regret it more than T will if It becomes necessary to vio late laws or property rights but history shows that no major reform was ever accomplished without vio lence Characterizing the farm program as idiotic the president dubbed Secretary Wallace secretary of Wall Street and said No other secretary could remain in the cabinet if he took the same attitude as Wallace does toward the industry he represents The admin istration program would bring pro duction down to the present stage of consumption instead of bringing consumption up to the point of pro duction Refuse to Market The United Fanners adopted a resolution announcing their refusal to continue to market farm pro duce for less than cost of produc tion and indorsed the full pro gram of the national holiday asso ciation Reno left for Des Moines after the session bearing with him indications of moral support from railway labor Turn o Page 17 Colnmn 4 AUNT MET Quillen I like a hint o perfume but Jennie uses so much you always suspect its a substi tute for a bath U S to Start Buying Gold Wednesday Nazis From Austria Go OverBorder More Than 7000 Have Taken Refuge in Germany By LOUIS P LOCHNER Copyright 1938 by Associated Press BERLIN Oct 24 than 7000 Austrians for whom their na tive country became unbearable havetaken refuge in Chancellor Adolf Hitlers third reich according to figures compiled in the foreign office and in the Austrian section of the nazi foreign department These refugees include four Aus trian officers who crossed the bor der in full uniform 50 privates who deserted similarly hundreds of for mer officers and privates who were discharged for being politically un dependable and thousands of Aus trian nazis who are wanted by Aus trian police for allegedly subversive activities Shelter la Provided Theodor Habicht Chancellor Hit lers inspectorgeneral for Austria who was deported from the German legation at Vienna under dramatic circumstances has provided shelter for these exiles In a refugee camp near Lechfeld on the Bavarian frontier It was said at nazi head quarters To prevent these mea from be coming public charges in German cities spokesman related we put them in labor camps where they are usefully employed atroad Jouild land improvement and isimilar pursuits Naturally they Indulge in dally setting up exercises and there is discipline as in an army but that doea not has been wrong ly we are drilling a so called Austrian legion Making Converts Daily Chancellor Hitler has no thought of interfering with Austria by force of arms Naziism is making converts in Austria daily and all weve got to do Is bide our time At the foreign office reporters were assured that the Lechfeld camp soon would be moved north ward away from the frontier to avoid even a semblance of interfer ence A nazi headquarters informant who refused to allow his name to be used but whose data is authentic expressed the opinion that seven per cent of the Austrian army al ready has quit Believe Union Prevented He added that they consider their present government headed by Chancellor Engelhert Dollfuss who opposes the spread of naziism to Austria as virtually In foreign pay and as preventing the German and Austrian peoples from uniting From only one other country do refugees come regularly according to the official that is Czechoslo vakia a country which is proceedicg sharply against Germans with nazi tendencies Here however it is not the army deserters who come to Germany but political refugees The number of such cases was said to be unesti mated but on the increase ROOSEVELT DOES TASKS AT HOME President Stays Away From His Office Because of Slight Cold WASHINGTON Oct 24 President Roosevelt set up his workshop for today in the white house study remaining away from his office because of a slight cold He went ahead with his regular ousiness conferring with financial leaders on a monetary program and irranging to see the cabinet mem bers separately during the after loon in the place of the regular Tuesday session The cold was described as a slight Irritation but because of the rainy weather It was said the president decided to remain in the executive mansion He designated Cordell Hull the ecretary of state to preside over the regular meeting of the recovery council in the executive office FIRST PURCHASE IS DECIDED UPON AT CONFERENCE Price and Amount to Be Bought to Be Set at Treasury Meet WASHINGTON Oct 24 The first purchase of newly mined gold under President Roosevelts move toward a managed currency will be made tomorrow Jesse Jones as chairman of the Reconstruction corporation Dean Aches on as acting secretary of the treasury and probably Henry Mor genthau Jr representing the presi dent will meet at the treasury at a m or soon thereafter Through the treasurys regular facilities foreign gold quotations at that time will be received and the price and amount or the first fed eral purchase decided upon Holds Conference President Roosevelt today con ferred with the three officials who will participate in tomorrows con ference It was asserted later that the price of the purchase would be an nounced by 9 a m central stand ard time It was said in high government quarters today that the price to he paid would be slightly above the world price level but officials sedulously refrained from giving any more definite indications of the Markets Keep Rising NEW and staples continued their advance In principal markets today in an ticipation of early Inauguration of the RFCs gold purchases at rising prices Increasing the price of gold in terms of dollars was expected to have the effect of depreciating the gold value of the dollar with conse quent buoying effect upon commod ity prices Gold stocks rose briskly In the New York stock exchange although trading was in moderate volume Metnl Stocks Strong Nonferrous metal stocks gener ally were strong with U S Smelt ing up more than 3 to above and American Smelting up 52 Moderate gains ruled elsewhere In the list Despite the fall of the Daladier cabinet the French franc rose in terms of the dollar In the early dealings it advanced 08 of a cent to 569 cents Sterling moved up 5Vi cents to 467 Wallace Says Strict U S Regulation of Lumber Trade Likely WASHINGTON Oct 24 Secretary Wallace today told dele gates to the lumber conservation conference here that unless the in dustrycontrols itself there may be strict regulation by government Wallace said stabilized employ ment and a stable industry were impossible without conservation and sustained production of the ba sic resource The operators are here to consid er a program of conservation under their NRA code Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct are having a tough time But they had no idea that they were so bad off till they joined an organization and had some paid leaders tell em how poor they were If ever an Indus try was having a field day ita the industry of paid leaders in every line who are explaining to their followers what the gov ernment owes them I havent seen a copy of the constitution in years I guess they are out of but I dont remember in there anything about what it was to do if you raised too much or if you went in debt too much or if you drove your automobile too much or if you bathed In one of your bathrooms too much In fact If I remember right we owed more to the constitution than it did to us Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1333 MeNannht KjTiiUcjIt HAIL KING CORN Symbol of the United States greatest crop is this ear of corn and nowhere In the length and breadth of the land is finer corn raised than in Corn Empire BIG FREEZE FOR NORTHEAST IOWA Rest of State to Be None Too Warm According to Weather Bureau DES MOINES Oct 24 Freezing temperatures reaching a probable low of 20 degrees in the northeast part of Iowa are forecast for tonight The other sections of the state will not record as low readings the weather bureau stated announcing that a low of 25 was expected in the northwest section 30 in the southeast and 32 in the southwest The lowest reading last night was 34 at Charles City while the high est Monday was 56 at Council Bluffs Keokuk and Sioux City Three Killed Nine Hurt in Slate Fall McKEESPORT Pa Oct 24 men were killed and nine Injured today in a slate fall at the flubbard mine of the McKcesport al and Coke company WINTER MAKES DEBUT IN WEST Snow Gales Heavy Rains Near Zero Temperatures Arrive on Coast SEATTLE Oct 24 Bluster ing and blowing winter roared over the north Pacific today in its 1033 debut It brought snow gales heavy rains nearing zero temperatures and rising rivers in Alaska British Columbia and Washington In neighboring Oregon Monday sum mer made a timid bow perhaps in farewell Rending temperatures up 10 degrees in Portland to a maxi mum of 72 Eleven inches of snow fell at Rev elstoke B C a strange sight for October RETAIL CODE OUTLINE An outline of the provisions of the retail code will be found on page 17 Went Abroad in Interests of Relatives Lawyer for Hartzell Denies Drake Claim Was Scheme SIOUX CITY Oct 24 Oscar M Hartzell first went to England in the interests of him self his relatives and friends to es tablish title to the Drake estate his attorney told a federal court jury today Carlos M Goltz HartzelPs attor ney in his trial on charges of using the mails to defraud denied in his opening statement to the court that his client originated the Idea of a huge estate left by the early Eng lish navigator Goltz followed John S Pratt special assistant United States at torney who made the opening statement for the government Born oh Iowa Farm Relating how Hartzell had been bom on an Iowa farm and lived a respected life until young man hood his attorney said that he then became interested in the Drake es tate when his mother and sister and many neighbors invested money In the project to push the claims of a Missouri016 name Drake living ln The government contends in its indictment and through the state ments of its eastern attorney that MV1ient orlenated this scheme id Mr Goltz The governors at torney has told you that the KOV ernmtnt will so prove But the de fense win prove to you that it was not until my client was asked to go Propose Holding Up Wage Boosts Until Next Year Plan Sought to Encourage Investors Stimulate Construction WASHINGTON Oct 24 NRA codes for the construction In dustries are at a stage where Ad ministrator Hugh S Johnson and President Roosevelt soon must rule on the proposal that wage boosts be withheld for a year as an in ducement to investors This plan formulated by econo mists and deputy administrators in charge of the capital goods Indus tries Is based on the contention that a mandatory increase In wages one year hence and a second stenun later will tempt capital to come out of hiding Immediately and start a mild rise in construction that will prevent a sudden boom later vhen demand is acute Labor is bit terly opposed and expects to make itself heard at the white house NRA SemiPermanent Before the question is confronted definitely Johnson is expected to announce his reorganization of NRA as a semipermanent administrative unit subdivided under four deputies who will have charge of major in dustrial groups Included also is a nationwide structure of enforce ment offices to supervise operation of codes and obtain voluntary com pliance from merchants and manu facturers violating their terms This enforcement task was be ieved by officials to have been nade immeasurably easier by VRAs retreat from the small owns in which hundreds of thous inds of miscellaneous trade estab ishments whose operations are re garded na almost beyond external egulatlon Concession to Farmer Hopes were strong also that this withdrawal expressly announced as a concession to the farmer who complains of rising prices and to he merchant who depends on farm trade for existence would quiet the antagonism to the Blue Eagle which has mounted in the midwest NRA men privately never were convinced that the farm complaint was fully justified They contend he best statistics available show that the price of things the farmer despite the recent slump held o a greater price advance since March than the industrial products he buys Nevertheless with the sentiment existing and in view of the diffi culty either of policing or of extend ng credit to the merchant in small owns they now consider the re treat a helpful step MASON CITY FALL FESTIVAL PART OF STATEWIDE PLAN Potentialities of Iowas Greatest Crop to Be Emphasized in 3 Day Event With Prizes for Largest Ears of Corn Hail to the Corn Empire Iowa the state which supplies a fifth of the nations corn ind whose song of the tall corn has echoed to every corner of the country will pause Thursday for a statewide observance of Corn Empire day And Mason City center of the great corn and hog empire of North Iowa is broadening the observance into three great fall festival days lasting through Thursday Friday and Saturday Mason Citys civic and business organizations are Joining those of other communities of the state in takingsteps to make lowans and the United States at large better acquainted with the value and the Importance of Iowas greatest crop Prizes nave been announced for the largest ears corn from each of the surrounding counties which with other prizes for the citys guests together with a series of unusual musical events will make the three day observance agala one Converted Into 1ork Throughout the length and breadth of the Corn Kmplre wag ons aro moving through the rowa of corn expert hands are stripping the huaks and a gleaming stream at golden corn that means actual gold for the owner Is starting on Its way from farm to market Miichof on comes a product very life of the nation dependsfor corn is the most Jmffertant of all crops raised in the United Slates In proclaiming Corn Empire day on Thursday Oct 26 Gov Clyde L Herring asked that all in dividuals organizations cities arid towns join in a great effort to brimr about general recognition of Iowas neverfailing blessings in the form of material wealth and that eacli citizen assume the responsibility of acquaintaing himself with these en couraging facts Has Increased Value The latest available figures show Iowas crop at 78 per cent of nor mal while for the nation the corn prospects were only 619 which em phasizes the importance of Iowas crop this year and the Increased value It will have to the farmers of the Corn Empire Iowas estimated corn production this year is almost double that of other state Nebraskas figure Being John Who Got 235014000 bushels compared ft to Iowas 413250000 Illinois will have about 227778 bushels while THE CORN EMPIRE RANKS FIRST Corn 19 per cent of United States total 18 per cent of United States total 275 per cent of total number marketed Horses 8 per cent of United States total Value of all livestock Janu ary 107715000 Number of fat cattle Number and value oE poultry Number and value of eggs pro duced Popcorn world Timothy seed world Total value grain crops Value of land and farm build t it trl Value of farm implements Farm owned automobiles Farm owned telephones Percentage of Improved farm lands Per capita wealth Intelligence of her people hav ing the lowest percentage of illiteracy No single civilized area in the world of comparable size has such consistently fertile soil as Iowa It is a vast unbelievably rich garden which Is beautiful beyond de scription QUESTIONED IN LINDBERGH CASE Gorch Scoffs at Idea of His ig John Who Got Ransom Money BOSTON Oct 24 UP John Gorch scoffed at the idea that he might ho the John who got the Lindbergh ransom money but police of two states and federal operatives lurried here today to question him Lieut Thomas Keating of Naw fersey police was enroute with pho tographic copies of the ransom notes which resulted in Dr John F Condon paying the ransom Jafsie himself may come to see if he con identify Goreh A New York detective was to oin federal men fh investigating torchs past Gorch was arrested with a Vermont girl Saturday and is held in S10100 hail In connection with a Philadelphia real estate swindle He had a receipt for a New York safety vault which It Is un derstood police will search Says Its Not John NEW YORK Oct 24 ohn F Condon known as Jafsie during his work as Intermediary in he Lindbergh kidnap case today examined a newspaper photograph Jf John Gorchheld In Boston and said Gorch was not the John to whom he passed ransom money in St Raymonds cemetery he Bronx April 2 1932 Dr Condon seen at his home in he Bronx said he had not been isked to go to Boston to see Gorch but added he would go if requested He expressed a belief that the John to whom he gave the ran some money had been slain for his share of the Mora Boy Loses Leg Under Engine ELDORA Oct 24 3unte 13 of Hubbard newsboy lost his right leg when a North Western railroad switch engine on i side track ran over him The boy was on his way to the depot for his capers Minnesota comes third with 110 125000 for thelarger crop produc tion states While other states suffered from delayed planting drought and chinch bugs Iowa was afflicted in a lesser degree and her broad rich acres produced the bounteous crop which is expected to help her well along on the high road toward more normal conditions Trices Stiffening With prices already considerably higher than those of a year ago and the federal administration pledged to a return of a price struetun commensurate with cost of produc tion Iowas big 1933 corn crop it certain to bring a much larger re turn than that of last year Corn sold for 15 cents a bushel in Ma son City a year ago Tuesday it wai 28 to 30 cents Last year hogs wcra S3 a hundred in Mason City whllo Tuesday they were a hundred 1th the main effects of the government corn and hog program as yet not fully in effect Although Iowa is famed and ii asking for further recognition for her fine crop the Hawkeye state is Turn to Pane 17 Column 8 IOWA WEATHER Generally fnlr Tuesday and colder Tuesday night with temperatures frecj Ing or lower Not quite so cold Wednesday nfternonn in the ex treme northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 4H Minimum in Night 3ft At 8 A M Tuesday 3L   

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