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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                i t North Iowas PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKES8 LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 1 1933 TIU8 PAIEtl CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 46 Money War Leads List Surpasses All Other Contests Met by New Deal TAPPING OF PIPE LINE PROBED By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Dec 1 mes become in creasingly e V i dent to observ ers in Washing ton that the bat tle over money now apparently under way in earnest will sur pass any contest yet encountered by the new adminis tration If there had been any doubt of it the general reaction to the r e s i g nation of t Sprague economic adviser to the treasury must have dispelled fit Hailed aa the first definite Jneak within the presidents inner rircle on monetary policy the resignation has brought iulclc alignment of friends and foes of Mr Roosevelts present course Harsh words are being spoken on Santa Claus Stages Pageant Parade Saturday Oth sides Senator Reed of Pennsylvania to the sentiment of many east i rn republicans warned that the dministration stands on the brink d the most dangerous experiment iny government could undertake I On the Other Side 1 Speaker Rainey hinted that Pragues resignation was a lucky for the administration say pvig that he didntfit into the pic 64 jjure at all Secretary Woodin de lared Sprague permitted a person s 1 embarrassment to becloud his iidgment and to ruffle his ordinary yood te i It is E jmperament generally agreed Dr Sprague as given foes of the presidents monetary policy an opportunity ihey have awaited a long time r Ground him as a nucleus they are piow abla to form a Woo which can uatceV Itself a powerful the approaching session of con gress Those favoring inflation scoff at the Idea such a bloc can become j sufficiently powerful to defeat the monetary program rhey contend sentiment ia congress jjis overwhelmingly in favor of con trolled inflation and the presidents program will be upheld Others profess to see the battle i over money extended further than iithe coming session of congress Preparing for Battle They believe political lines will be drawn in the coming session j during monetary debates which will extend to congressional elections of next November There will be realignment of par J ties on the money question they say and this breaking up will be f so evident that the issue Is certain to be an allimportant one in No vember HUGE CROWD TO GREET VISITOR FROMFARNORTH Mary Christmas Little Red Riding Hood and Ponies All Ready The day is almost here Saturday Dec 2 Mason City will witness the amazing spectacle of a fairyland in a modernday city the roit of color reminiscent of a circus parade which will bring one of the largest crowds in Mason Cityhistory here to see the gigantic winter Santa Claus parade The pnrade will be staged at 11 oclock through the business section of the city This event will long be remem bered Local talent which is to partici pate in the parade is ready to go Musicians have their instruments tuned up and their uniforms neatly pressed Every gorgeous detail of the stupendous spectacle is pains taking attended to Impatiently all are waiting with a sense of keen anticipation for the hour of march Santu Is Ready Foremost and best of all Santa Claus is ready He has made ar rangements to arrive from the north pole in ample time Ready also is his north pole cabin with its beautiful carrillonlikc cathedral chimes and Santas very own radio broadcasting station Jingle Bella Santas sound truck likewise ia tuned up and ready to go Santa the dear old fellow is as merry as ever with a beaming smile wreathing his face and a kindly word of greet ing for everyone Everything else is in readiness and no one ia going to be disap pointed All the surprise features which Santa promised to bring to Mason City with him are straining at the leash to fall into the spirit of the momentous occasion Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec want to get too en thusiastic about Thanksgiving till I saw how it turned out My old friend W S Bill Hart showed up at my igloo with a gobbler that he had shot with two guns now if you will bring everything I defy anybody to give you a nicer party than 1 will Homer Croy the writer of They Had to See Paris as hungry as any author can be Mrs Florenz Ziegfeld looking ex actly 25 years old and not reduc ing then an outlaw dropped in He was only the crown princes son and the kaisers grandson Prince Ferdinand While he got no white meat as in his early childhood he seemed mighty cheerful and a fine young chap and wa3 satisfied with the wings None of us had any gold so we were in a receptive mood Yours WILL ROGERS CotiyrtKhl McNftiieht Syndicate LABOR MAY AID NRA DIRECTION telephone Aluminum Codes Would Have Only Labor Provisions To Release Balloons Miss Mary Christmas is ready with her automobile load of gas filled toy balloon animals which she will release at the rate of 300 in five minutes during the parade Little Red Riding Hood has her beautiful team of Shetland ponies dazzlingly decorated with plumes and finely curried impatiently wait ing to dash into the festivities draw ing her Roman chariot Santas team of eight Alaskan wolf hounds with their Eskimo driver are barking in their harness awaiting the command from their driver to dash into the parade with one of its most novel and spectac ular features To Delight Children The living grotesque figures Santas funny toys are ready to de light the children and elicit ejacul ations of amazement from thei elders Santas living fairies like th rest of his loyal servants are 01 hand to help promote the spirit o good feeling Those who are to participate i the parade have been asked to repor at the Y M C A at oclocl Saturday morning in order to b ready to start promptly at 1 oclock when the huge colorful line will start moving north on Pennsyl vania avenue to Second street north east west to Federal avenue south across the bridge to Fifth street east to Delaware avenue north on Delaware avenue to State street vest on State street to Washington avenue and then around and into The battle has begun When it i will end and what the results will be remain to be aeen But it ap i pears likely that for intensity fe rocity and stubbornness other dif ficulties encountered since March 4 will pale in comparison JITDROWieiN COASTAL STORM Damage Estimated j Along Whole Coast of Black Sea ISTANBUL Turkey Dec 1 JPI dications that labor may obtain representation on important code authorities came today from Hugh S Johnson recovery administrator General Johnson also told news men today that if necessary he would impose NRA codes contain ngr only labor provisions on both he telephone and the aluminum industries Johnson has received from Wal ter S Gifford president of the American Telephone and Telegraph company a letter saying his con cern did not want to come under a code because it was noncompe titive in character SEE NEW VIGOR IN U S POLICY OF GOLD BUYING Price Raised 8 Cents More for 25 Cents This Week WASHINGTON Dec 1 vigor in applying the administra tions gold buying policy was indi cated today by three swift boosts in the RFC price for newly mined metal Todays quotation of nn ounce was 8 cents above the pre Thanksgivingfigure of Since the level of 53376 on last Monday the government had pushed the price upward 25 cents Londons gold price today was on an opening sterling quo tation of 5520 to the pound Little Gold Bought Neither at home nor abroad has the RFC acquired much gold since its first offer of Oct 25 Only a small portion of the ac count for this purpose has been used The gold price was fixed by tele phone today Acting Secretary Mor gehthavi was at his New York es ate while Jesse Jones RFC chair man was in trie capital Herbert Gaston Morgenthaus as istant made the announcement of ha new price to newsmen Figures Withhold Exactfigures were on Monopoly Question The lone over inclusion of fair rade practices in the aluminum code has come to a question of whether a monopoly now exists in violation of law and whether the code is to be used as an instru ment for breaking up advantage held by the Aluminum Company of America This concern long dominated by the Mellon family has control o the entire domestic production of virgin aluminum and with its man ufacturing subsidiaries amounts to 98 per cent of the entire industry The independents have been try ing to prevent adoption of a strict iy labor code as suggested todaj by Johnson while the alum i nun companys spokesmen themselvc first suggested it Should Be Represented Discussing the position of th American Federation of Labor tha the working man should be present Turn In 2 Column 5 150 were missing and damage esti t mated at was done at Samsun today by a storm which raged violently along the whole i Black sea coast Huge waves destroyed 57 fishing motorboats according to reports reaching here from the stricken area Large sections of the city of Samsun were under water Resi dents took shelter in the masques Many houses were destroyed IOWA WEATHER Rain probable Friday night anil Saturday turning Into poa slble snow flurries In the north west portions Saturday Rising temperature Friday night and In tho extreme east portions Saturday Colder Saturday in the northwest and extreme west portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 52 Minimum In Night 21 At 8 A M Friday 24 lentral park where the parade will be disbanded Band to March The announcement was also made Friday that the high school march ng band and the ClausenWorden drum and bugle corps will take part n the parade It was also learned Friday that Roger Downing is to assist Thomas Gregory in announcing the program to be broadcast in the downtown section of the city over a public ad dress system from 1 to 8 p m In addition to the program previously announced Miss Quirina Monteon is to sing three solos in her native tongue Spanish Everything ia in readiness in fact for tomorrow Saturday Dec 2 the day of days when Santa stages his gigantic spectacular stupendous parade in Mason City Too Warm in Lake CHICAGO Dec 1 was so warm in Chicago Thanksgiving day that members of the Polar Bear club winter swimmers brought 400 pound artificial ice cakes with them to make Lake Michigan look cod he corporations actual outlay for newly mined do mestic metal and gold bought abroad but in official quarters the expenditure was discribed as not mythtag like the orig nally set aside Unofficial sources put the correct figure at well under lalf this amount At the same time the American Federation of Labor added another element to the situation with state ments in its monthly review of bus iness that uncertainty over the dollars future and fear of fiat money retard business advance and that the presidents method of devaluing the dollar by stating the gold price daily differs greatly from inflation by fiat money Improvement Starts The federation also found that the beginningof improvement in the basic construction steel and lumber industries brightens the horizon Senator Borah who replied re cently to critics of President Roose velts gold policy sponsored the latest demand of the silver bloc in a letter to James P Warburg of New York Leaving aside all questions as to the proper use to be made silver in the monetary systems of the world Borah said it seems perfectly evident that no monetary system can in the future be con sidered sound and efficient which does not restore to millions of people the money which they have used for 3 000 years which they desire to use and which they will use If per mitted to do so Thinking over what might haves happened if ho had not been rescued Tony Serpa Is snapped In his cell at San Francisco jail following Ills re moval from tho county jull at San Jose Cal scene ot the lynching of the kidnnuslayers of Brooko Hart Mistaken for John M Jack Holmes one of tho kidnapers S o r p a was dragged from his cell ly the lynching mob and was being carried away when officers res cued him ONE OF 4 FREED BY HAMM JURY HANGS HIMSELF Recall Claim of Lawyer That Chicagoan Was Stir Crazy ST PAUL Dec 1 Sharkey alleged Chicago gangster hanged himself with his necktie in a cell in the Ramsey county jail here early today Sheriff George H Moeller said he was found dead by a roundsman making his 6 oclock rounds He said rounds are made hourly and that apparently Sharkey had hanged himself sometime between 5 a m and 6 a m His cell was on the second floor Sheriff Mocllcr said Sharkey had complained of a headache to a guard about 1 a m and had asked or aspirin tablets Others Not Tola The sheriff said Roger Touhy and wo of his alleged aids Eddie Fa her McFadden and Gustav Gloo my Gus Shafer confined in separ ate cells In other parts of the jail had not been informed of Sharkeya death The four were acquitted Tuesday In federal court oE charges growing out of the kidnaping of William Hamm Jr wealthy St Paul brew er They were wanted in Chicago to face charges in connection with the Senate Gets Session Over in 6 Minutes Only Seven Members Appear Day After Thanksgiving DES MOTNES Dec 1 Six minutes of routine by seven legisla tors constituted todays session of the state senate While the remaining members of the senate and the house members were absent following Thanksgiv ing the seven senators met and adjourned to 10 a m Monday Setting what Secretary Barney Allen said might be a new short time mark for a legislative meeting the senate accomplished the follow ing Wilson Presides met in regular ses sion presided over by Senator George A Wilson president at the request of Lieutenant Governor Kraschcl was offered by Representative Donlon petlions were pre ented and referred to commitee bills were read the irst time and placed on file Klemme RUg geated a roll call and Senator Trailey objected Frailey moved Ih senate adjourn until 10 a m Mon day Adopted Seven Attending Attending the session in additlo to Wilson were Senators Hopkin R B Mellon Brother of ExSecretary Dies Long Illness Fatal to Millionaire Banker Philanthropist PITTSBURGH Dec B Mellon president of the Mellon Na tional bank and brother of Andrew Mellon died today at the age of 75 The multimillionaire banker and philanthropist had been in failing health for a montl1 and lost Wed nesday his condition took a turn for the worse Death occurred at his home at a m At bis bedside were the wife Mrs Jennie King Mellon a son Richard K Mellon and a daughter Mrs Sarah Cordelia Scaife Richard Beatty Mellon younger brother of the former secretary of the treasury helped to build the ast Mellon business empire cen tered around Pittsburgh and though quiet and unassuming was prom inent in philanthropic circles His last appearance in the public notice was just three weeks ago when he asked the federal govern ment to reexamine Ills income tax report for 1930 A payment was in dispute Tho petition I income of for the year disclosed that the banker had an 1 in question 1250000 Given Civil Works Jobs During First Week Hopkins Gives Out Estimate After Reports From 44 States WASHINGTON Dec 1 The civil works administration an nounced today that approximately 1250000 were put on the civil works payroll during the first week of operation Reports to Harry L Hopkins from 44 states and the District of Colum bia were that 1183267 were em ployed as of Nov 25 New Mexico North Dakota Mas aachusettg and Minnesota have not reported and Hopkins said their re ports probably will bring the total to 1250000 Oklahoma Finishes Oklahoma during tile first week completed its entire quota under the program designed to give jobs to 1000000 psrsons throughout the country That stateput 101000 persons on civil works jobs and Hopkins said today there are no more jobs for Oklahoma The states reporting and the num ber of men placed on jobs included Illinois 47920 Indiana 23804 j Iowa 14689 Kansas 32084 Mis souri 5121 Nebraska 9000 South Dakota 7661 and Wisconsin 40 000 Relief rolls in October Increased 2 per cent over September Prelim inary figures showed that 2851804 families on relief rolls at the end of October as compared with 2794 640 at the end of the previous month Kail Rates Reduced The railroads have agreed to haul merchandise designed for relief dis tribution at reduced rates begin ning today The eastern roads are granting a reduction of 25 per cent from the regular commercial rates on all merchandise except coal and coke On coal and coke the reduc tion is 20 per cent However a minimum charge of 515 a car to pay for road haul ser kidnaping last July John Jake trmbarber1 Factor and hearing for returning thefour t Chicago was set for tomorrow Wanted for Robbery Sharkey and Shafar also were wanted on mail robbery charges in Minneapolis It was recalled that during the Doze Klemme Knudson Harring LOCAL OFFICERS PLAN ARRESTS IN GASOLINE THEFT Heavy Loss of Pressure Serves as Clew to Firm Officials Investigations carried on by tlit ersonnel of Sheriff J M Robcrt ons office in connection with the apping of the Great Lakes Pipe Line company gasoline line were be eved to be ncaring their conclusion Mday when the announcement vas made that arrests were likely n the Immediate future Ever since the discovery of the device for the tapping of gasoline vas made on the pipe line in the lorthwest corner of Franklin coun y tho local officers have been at vork on the project The tapping of the huge six incit ipe line Teaching from Okmulgee 3kla to Minneapolis with other ines to Chicago and Omaha was discovered late last summer after a vigorous search by the pipe line tiatrol men Discover Heavy Loss A discovery of a heavy loss in pressure at tho booster stations the company officials the first inkling that something was wrong Making a careful search along the line one of the men found a place where a hole had been dug into the ground near the pipe line with tracks showing where a truck had backed up to be filled There was also evidence that huge quantities of gasoline were escaping Digging down through the loose clay which had been thrown back ton Frrfiey Hamm trial observers said Sharkey appeared dazed and that William Scott Stewart chief defense counsel had said he believed Sharkey was unsound mentally Sheriff Moeller said he had imme diately informed County Coroner C A Ingerson but was not author ized to say what action the coroner might take Called Stir crazy Stewart described Sharkey as stir crazy after the Chicagoan had attempted to reach some guns in the courtroom during the Hamm trial The guns were those con fiscated from the four alleged gangsters when they were arrested several months ago in ElkUorn Jailer Ed Davis who discovered the body said Sharkey apparently was asleep at 5 a m when he in spected the cell Davis said he found Sharkeys body suspended from the upper most bars his cell One end oj the prisoners necktie was fastened to the bars the other around his neck Sheriff Is Notified Sheriff Moeller was immediately notified and attempts were made to resuscitate Sharkey They were fu tile When news photographers at tempted to take pictures Sharkey and his three codefendants after they were acquitted in the Hamm case he said You guys are crazy getting your selves mugged like this Whats the Turn to Pane 1 Column 2 Amongthe bills Introduced was a state Industrial act pre sented by Senntor Doze by request It would authorize the governor to consent to tho president utilizing state and local officers and em ployes in perpetuating policies of the national recovery act and devise other steps for making the NRA effective in Iowa Question Unsolved The senate session left unsolved the question as to which house was victorious in maneuvering over adjournment until Monday a bat tle which furnished amusement to legislators and visitors on Wednes day The house had adopted a motion to meet Friday but this was re jected by the senate whose members felt the lower branch was trying to dictate and so adopted their own motion to meet today Learning of reports that the sen ators had agreed to play a trick on the house by having a few oE its members meet and adjourn the house took the bit in its teeth and declared a vacation until Monday into the hole workmen for the com pany saddle made a 12 guage sheet of steel bent around tnir pipe and fastened by two bolts This sheet had been welded to a brass faucet Tire Tiific Found Between the saddle and the pipe was a piece of tire tube which had been used n9 a gasket but almost eaten away by the gasoline A dif ferent type of gasket might have kept the gasoline from escaping and precluded discovery for some time it was pointed out Inasmuch ns the gasoline travels through these pipes at the rate of 20000 gallons a day at a pressure of 780 pounds the square inch it was evident those wiio had operated on the big fuel line must have hail some difficulty in getting tiieir fix tures attached for the tapping of the gasoline into tank wagons They had apparently fastened the R 2 rohmin 3 R n MEUOX vice is to be made The western and southeastern railroads already were subject to re duction of from 35 to 40 per cent on federal government shipments under the federal Erant and bond aid clause a id bei BIISR of this no further reductions are being aaked Commits Suicide HUMBOLDT Dec 1 ten Madscn 50 committed suicide by hanging last night in the garage at his home owan Suffocates to Death When His Bed Clothes Catch Fire ANKENY Dec 1 Herb Bates 7S died of suffocation in a fire at his cottage home here early today Bates was a bachelor and retired fanner and lived alone Dr H L Spaulding said he had suffered from heart disease and declared that he believed Bates had been smoking In the bed clothing bed and that caught fire Bates was not burned in the fire and was found in an adjoining room The bedroom and bed clothing were burned OLD QUOTAS FOR LIQUOR IMPORTS Foreign Nations to Ship on Basis of 19101914 for 4 Months WASHINGTON Dec 1 executive commercial policy com mittee representing four govern mental departments decided today to allow importation of liquors from foreign countries for a four months period on cniotas based on the 1910 1914 average for each country This committee one of many in the administration working on the recovery program in general is con cerned especially wtih ways am means of making foreign trade flourish On it arc officials of the state commerce and agriculture de partment and of the treasury Sec retary Wallace who recently con ferrcd with President Roosevelt a Warm Springs had a hand In to days meeting The import policy becomes effec live when repeal comes into forci next Tuesday The agriculture department i setting up the liquor manufacture and importation regulations MORE HUNTERS AND FEWER DEER KILLED IN MICHIGAN SEASON ST IGNACE Mich Dec 1 Nearly twice as many hunters but pproximately 1000 fewer deer ere killed during the Michigan deer lunting season which ended last midnight Fourteen hunters lost their lives even of them by gunfire and the emaimJer in automobile accidents r by illness brought on by over exertion Last year thcra were eight ttalities Incomplete tabulations showed 1000 deer carcasses were brought compared with 6000 a year ago Approximately a score of other hunters suffered minor bullet wounds and other injuries Jones Exonerated I Jury Deliberates in 1 by Senate Probers WASHINGTON Dec 1 senate banking subcommittee in vestigating Reconstruction Finance corporation loans today exonerated Jesse H Jones RFC chairman of charges that he was personally in terested in loans by the government corporation to three Texas mortgage companies rial of Patterson DECATUR Ala Dec 1 The jury holding the fate of Hoy wood Patterson accused of attack ing Mrs Victoria Price on a freight train 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