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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                MS MEM AST itPT or op go I N F I Iowas lowas DAILY PAPER w for the Home HOME EDITION NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED IV1RB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 9 1934 THIS PAFEil CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 182 lowans in Washington Wallace Boomed as President After Roosevelt U S TO EXPECT DEBT PAYMENTS yj By DON McGUIRE ASHINGTON May 9 They are already mentioning Henry Wallace for president whn President Roosevelt com pletes his second term in 1940 Last week in the Washington Post the paper purchased by Eugene Meyer former governor of the federal reserve board various reasons were set forth regarding Wai laces qualifications for the chief executives post If he survives the political scalp ing parties led by the moment by Milo Reno he will be only 52 years old by that time the Post said Also he is modest moral and magnetic Most of all he has a plan 4s one scans the political horizon he is almost tlie only living man that does have a plan Wherever Mr Roosevelt or other 1 wings of the new deal may be going 4 Mr Wallace is headed straight for 1 a definite set goal He is against 3 inflation regimentation agricultura controls cuts curtailments artlfi Icialities and all laws repealing the law of supply and demand Rather he tolerates these things for the moment but only until he can gel tariffs down all over the world unti lie can restore world trade overseas markets foreign purchasing power etc For Agriculture Parity He is for parity for agriculture and parity begins at home He would start in at once to eliminate inefficient industries to let in foreign goods to undo the terrifying snarl of more than a de cade of world economic knitting Then the foreigners could buy ou surpluses from farm and factory They couldpgvtheirdebts i By the time 1940 rollsvarouna a aint beginning should be percep tible perhaps enough to make prophet of the secretary and henc president The plan is ideal excep that it is a slow plan and this i Ian impatient world Wallace Restates Plan Milo Reno farmer inflationists politicians plain people prefe plans that act quickly Even so th secretary does have a plan and th courage to state it not once bu again and again In that he is un que in both political plans today Such a summary coming from republican newspaper may take 0 added significance if the next fou or five years sees Secretary Wa lace leading agriculture out of th wilderness of mortgages and over production Another significant factor pointed out in that Wallace is sti a comparatively young man with score or more years of public 11 ahead of him Such a span in vie of the shifting political winds i the last 10 years may give him tim to inscribe his name among th great of the nations history DYNAlTElUST RAZES BUILDING Entire Mine Village Shaken by Explosion but No One Injured COAL VALLEY Ala May 9 UP A stick of dynamite hurled from a speeding automobile struck the Debardeleben Coal corporations commissary here early today and destroyed it Windows were shat tered in buildings within a radius of 200 yards by the heavy blast The entire mine village shaken by the explosion but no one was injured JAIL BARS SURROUND ONCE POWERFUL INSULL PIONEER MERCHANT Slight Hope of Showers Dust Storms Come Up ONLY WATERLOO HAVE LIGHT SPRINKLE Mercury Again Climbs in Midwest Mason City Has 90 Degrees BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 9 Secretary Wallace declared to day that from present weather indications the 1934 production of wheat in the United States might be as low as 450000000 bushels compared with the nor mal crop of more than 800000 000 DES MOINES May 9 Clouds which offered scant showers flirted with farmers in two areas over the state within the last 24 hours After disappearing during he forenoon they came back again Ms afternoon and offered a slight chance of rain Meanwhile Weatherman Charles D Reed pronounced it would be cooler tonight and generally fair omorrow with nothing in sight ex cept another possible dust storm riding on winds from North Dakota and Minnesota A sprinkle of 03 of an inch fell at Waterloo and a brief shower to taling 20 of an inch fell at Du buque within the last 24 hours the weather bureau reported Skirts High Points The thermometer skirted the high points again yesterday in Iowa reaching a top of 100 degrees atiUrwood At Carroll it was 97 atSioux City 98 at Iowa Tails 97r and at Clarinda Council Bluffs and Estherville 96 Mason City had a 90 degree read ing but felt warmer A 40 mile an hour wind was re ported at Williston N Dak this morning and the weather bureau here said it was moving into Iowa At Sioux City the wind was travel ling at 20 miles an hour A heavy duststorm was report ed Wednesday at Emiaetsbuvg which had not yet received any showers that were recently report ed in several other sections of North Iowa Fine for Wasting Water As a result of the water short age of Creston the city council passed an ordinance making unnec essary use of water a misdemeanor punishable by fine up to 100 or 30 days in jail The ordinance lists watering gar dens lawns shrubs and washing ve hicles as unnecessary It will be come void when the emergency ends Roy Benson was fined SSO in the police court for watering shrubs at his home Lake Nearly Dry Summit Lake Crestons water suplpy for 40 years is nearly drj and since Saturday water from Me Kinley Park lake has been pumped to the purifying plant Water con sumption has been cut 40 per cen in Creston and the Burlington rail road is using 5 tank cars to hau water into the city While Aberdeen S Dak record ed a mark of 105 yesterday th highest May temperature on record Rapid City where the mercurj reached 94 equaling the previou high mark reported cool winds am a forecast of light frost tonight One Heat Prostration At least one heat prostration wa on record and a death partly attrib uted to heat was reported North Platte topped Nebrask Turn to Fuse Column 3 WeS In amazing contrast to the days when he was an emperor of industry Samuel Insull was iorccd to face Grant Insull Habeas Corpus Judge Agrees to Hear Plea of Bond Cut Utilities Magnate in Jail Awaiting Court Decision CHICAGO May 9 Will M Sparks of the U S circuit court of appeals granted a habeas corpus writ forSamuel Insull this afternoon and agreed to hear a peti tion at 10 a m tomorrow for the reduction of his bond The petition signed by Insull himself in the county jail hospital was presented by his attorney Floyd E Thompson after another federal judge had refused an in formal motion to trim the heaviest bond ever required in a Chicago federal court Thompson said lie would argue that 100000 which Insull can fur nish is ample bond to assure his PROGRESS RAPID ON SILVER BILL Roosevelt Reserves Final Judgment Until Measure Is Drafted WASHINGTON May 9 Excellent progress in framing sil ver legislation was reported today by Senator Pittman DNev after a treasury conference with Herman Oliphant counsel to Secretary Mor genthau Meanwhile President Roosevelt favorably canvassed the desirability of nationalizing silver but withheld final judgment until legislation de sired by silver senators was draft ed Pittman indicated to reporters he thought a bill should be ready for white house study before the week Greek Police Turn Guns on Striking Mob Six Men and Woman Slain by Machine Gun Fire ATHENS May 9 and troops turned machine guns upon strikers today killing six men and one woman during disturbances in Kalamata harbor An undetermined number of per sons was injured Despite the police and military fire the strikers held their ground The bodies of the dead lay in the streets The authorities on the spot asked for additional soldiers LOSS HEAVY AS BLAZE RAGES IN MINNESOTA CITY 3000 Wabasha Citizens Terrorized as Wind Fans Flames WABASHA Minn May 8 A wind whipped fire which threat ened extinction of the town terror zed Wabashas 3000 citizens today and spreading through warehouses elevators and other buildings caused several hundred thousanc dollars damage The blaze swept by high wind through one structure after an other was brought under coutro after a desperate struggle by fire men from three neighboring com munities with Wabashas own de partment and hundreds of volun teers Gale Saves Town A gale which blew away from the town saved the community itself from destruction while forcing the blaze into 10 or more buildings along the Mississippi river front quick action by the Lake City fire department 15 miles away answer ing the emergency call within 1 minutes was accounted the chie factor in halting the fire Wabasha is 90 miles south of th Twin Cities Residents hurriedly left thei homes to aid in combating th flamea which burned over drough dried grass Buildings Destroyed The buildings destroyed include The J G Dill companys elevator and a smaller elevato each containing barley oats an corn its remodeled office building its hay barn in which seven horsi perished coal supplies and a ga age with three trucks and a car Coal sheds belonging to the Wab T B GLANVILLE TRGLANVILLE DIES AT HOME Early Retail Merchant of City Succumbs to Heart Disease Thomas Roger Glanville 73 who has been a dominant factor in the retail merchantile life of Mason City since 1894 died at his home 04 River heights drive at oclock Wednesday morning of heart disease followinga months illness Mr Glanyllle was born Oct17 1860 at Hazel Green Grant county Wis When 6 years of age he move with his parents to Cornwell Eng where his father a lead miner en tered the British mines The sojoun to England lasted only two and one half years however when the fam ily returned to the United State and settled in Lafayette county Wi3 Entered Business end Submits Proposal The Nevada senator who negoti the London silver agreement asha Fuel company and the Mc Laughlin Fuel company A warehouse of the Minnesota Cooperative Wool association and two carloads each of wool and feed 3 Towns Help Fire apparatus from Red Wing Lake City and Winona worked with the limited equipment here in bring ing the flames under control Covering a distance of 10 blocks the rapidly spreading blaze burned trees and threatened destruction to appearance for trial and that the submitted a proposed draft to OHj FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wed nesday night and Thursday cooler Wednesday night and in east and southern portions Thursday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thurs day cooler Wednesday night except slightly warmer along Lake Superior Cooler Thursday in east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock morning Maximum Tuesday 90 i Minimum in Night B9 i Vt 8 A M Wednesday 81 nainfall Trace LONGSHOREMEN OUT ON STRIKE 10000 to 15000 Pacific Coast Stevedores Ask More Wages SAN FRANCISCO May 9 A strike of Pacific Coast longshore men went into effect at 8 a m PST today with between 10000 and 15000 stevedores quitting their jobs and demanding more wages and a shorter working week Heavy details of police were rush ed to the waterfront here and in other coast ports to prevent any possible outbreak of violence Hundreds of stevedores gathered along the embarcadero here and watched while police given their final instructions on how cope with the situation higher sum is exorbitant and vio lates his constitutional rights Need Noi Appear Judge Sparks said the aged de fendant need not appear in his court for ths hearing He will remain a prisoner at the county jail await ing the courts decision Then if able to make bond In sull will be subject to rearrest on state charges requiring 50000 more bond and service on a num ber of civil suits for recovery of the millions lost by creditors of his bankrupt companies Meanwhile the government pre pared to arraign InsuU Friday morning on charges of using the mails to defraud and removing as sets of a bankrupt firm Insull Arises Early Insull arose at 6 a m today af ter his first night as a prisoner in Cook county jail He was chipper and blithe and had apparently re covered entirely from the strain of his rapid fire day in court yester day Shortly after arising he left the prison hospital ward where he spent the night and went down to the jail dispensary to meet news papermen Dr Francis W McNamara jail physician insisted that Insull be brought into the dispensary on a wheel chair remarking that his general condition was still bad and must not be aggravated Dressed in Pajamas Insull was dressed in pajamas to slippers and a maroon bathrobe of Tnra race 5 Column phant for his consideration Pittmans idea if adopted by the treasury would authorize and di rect the secretary of the treasury to establish and maintain a metallic monetary reserve with silver com prising 2 per cent The plan would further authorize and direct the secretary of the treasury to make silver a primary monetary basis Idea Not New It is regarded at the white house I as nothing new to have a silver backing for currency It was said that an even larger percentage than the proposed 25 prevailed during the administrations of Presidents Mc Kinley and Theodore Roosevelt Approximately 12 per cent was said to prevail now but the presi dent is willing to go up to 2p as proposed at the London economic conference The president emphasized that in nationalizing silver the government would take over only bullion per mitting the people to keep their sil ver dollars and other silver coins The authorities unlimbered ma chine guns when the strikers at tempted to destroy the new grain loading devices which have been in stalled in the harbor The workers were protesting the construction of the devices contending they would throw a number out of work The government immediately uatlon was serious against modern homes in the vicinity Spontaneous combustion the smaller of the two Dill company elevators was believed to have started the fire which immediately got out of control SIX LOSE LIVES IN PLANE CRASH Searchers Sight Wreckage of Passenger Plane in English Channel JHG guvctiiiJiiCiii j sued a communique saying the sitj England May 9 Lawler Farmer Loses at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON May P Corrigan Lawler farmer Tuesday lost S93 in currency on the streets of New Hampton he reported to C w Schnurr marshal Searchers in airplanes reported sighting the wreckage of the Air France passenger plane Brequet floating in the channel 18 miles xvest by north from Boulogne Boats started out from Boulogne toward the wreckage Four Frenchmen and two Eng lishmen were believed killed when the trimotor passenger plane dis appeared on a flight across the English channel between Diepe France and New Haven England The occupants of the plane were Pilot Cannet French radio operator Olier French Steward Hudson English Count Ernest de Neuville French passenger M Guichard French passenger a Mr Tralffard English passenger The lost plane is attached to the regular ParisLondon service It left Le Bourget at a m today with Pilot Cannet in charge PRESIDENT SIGNS SUGAR CONTROL Roosevelt Proclaims Slash of Half Cent a Pound in Tariff WASHINGTON May 9 Pi President Roosevelt today signed the sugar production control bill He expects to sign the 5417000000 rev enue bill tomorrow The president proclaimed a re duction of onehalf cent a pound in the tariff on sugar He also declared that the rate of the sugar processing tax must LUUHJ not exceed the amount of the reduc1 The other members of the crew were When 20 years of age Mr Glan ville entered the dry goods business at Galena 111 There he learned the fundamentals of the business to which he was to devote the greater part of his active life He remained at Galena 14 years during which time he was married From Galena Mr Glanville came to Mason City and bought the Wood and Wilson dry goods store on the corner of First street and South Federal avenue Later he bought a lot at 12 South Federal and built what is now the north part of the Merkel store The following year he leased the room to the south of the building and enlarged hb store He operated the store in this man ner until he sold out to Killians Inc Jan 1 1918 In Many Enterprises Mr Glanville active in nu merous commercial and civic enter prises He was associated with a group of businessmen who erected the Central Trust company He was a director for many years in the CityCommercial bank and built some 30 houses following the sell ing of his dry goods business He was also a charter member of the Elks lodge and had been active in the Glanville Gros grocery store until March 6 1934 Surviving Mr Glanville are his wife Mary Westwick Glanville and fivesons Thomas R Jr Brawley Cal Earle E Dean Charles and Roger of Mason City and one daughter Mrs Mary Elizabeth Glanville McConnell of Mason City Funeral arrangements had not been completed Wednesday The body will lie in state at the Mc Auley funeral home until the time of the services FRANCES ENVOY HASCONFERENCE AT STATE OFFICE Big Developments Seen Before Roosevelt Sends Message WASHINGTON May 9 Coincident with a statement by President Roosevelt that the United States expects full payment on war debts in there are con vlng reasons for a dre de Laboulaye the French am jassador conferred today with state epartment officials on that coun tys obligation nearly 00000 on part of which she is in efault His visit with William Phillips ndersecretary of state added to he general belief that important ievelopments on the war debts ques ion may be expected he president sends a message to ongress dealing with the issue No Definite Offer Phillips said that the ambassador md visited the state department to discuss the debt question but said hat he had made no definite com munication or offer from the rench government The ambassador Phillips said ike envoys of several other debtor nations who had called within the ast 10 days was interested in pro curing this governments official at titude toward the debts In general and the payments due next month in particular Whether token payments which have been made in the past by Great Britain and some other debtT ors will be accepted in June will be decided upon the merits of the individual ths president Mud at his press conference Have Been Exempted Debtor nations which have made token part of the obli gation been exempted so far from the rigid terms of the Johnson bill barring financial tran sacations with the United States by defaulting debtors The president said that no ne gotiations have been entered into with foreign nations for payments I due next June 15 No applications have been made for a hearing for reduced pay ments It was made plain that the United States still insists upon war debt collections and is offering no terms of revision New Granddaughter of President Doing Nicely Says Report FORT WORTH Tex May 9 Ti daughter was born to Mr and Mrs Elliott Roosevelt here last night The granddaughter and daughterinlaw of the president were reported doing nicely today Mrs Roosevelt was formerly Miss Ruth Googins of Fort Worth Paullus Case Against Road Commission Heard HAMPTON May H F is on the bench for the May erm of court here A jury for the ase of Fred A Faullus vs of owa highway commission started fonciay and a jury was drawn for he case tion in the tariff This means he said in a formal statement that the processing or compensatory taxes will not in crease in themselves the price to be paid by the ultimate consumers and at the same time our own sugar producers will have the opportunity to obtain in the form of benefit pay ments a fairer return from their nroduct the steward and radio operator The Breguet was last sighted over Treport near Dieppe leaving the French coast at p m One minute later came the last radio message indicating that ap parently all was well aboard The plane was due at Croydon airdrome at p m and when it failed to appear the English field sent out a general alarm Army Starts 3 Year Drive to Buy 1000 New Fighting Planes WASHINGTON May 9 army dug into a S500000 aviation fund today starting a three year drive to acquire 1000 of the worlds finest fighting planes From the office of Harry H Woodring assistant secretary o war came a call for bids on a flee of 80 huge bombing car which initiated the war depart ments policy of insisting upon com petitive bidding The call today for bids on the 80 bombers to be delivered early in 1935 specified that they be the fin est in the world Map of North America Here is the map you have been waiting for Here the entire North American continent from the north ernmost tip of Greenland to the southernmost point on the Isthmus of Panama is gathered on one map for exclusive distribution through our Washington Information bu reau It is 21 by 28 inches in size in five colors and with time zone showing what time it is in other places when it is noon at Washing ton Ten cents the copy mailed Use coupon JJason City 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