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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                VIP HAR10N E R MEM iF 1 OF I i I r r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT BIAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL K1VB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 19 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SKCT10N ONE NO 191 Anxious to Avoid Rows Roosevelt Strategy Seen in Thorp Withdrawal Iff By HERBERT riAJMMER ASHINGTON May 19 Politicians view President Roose velts withdrawal of the name of W i 1 1 a r d L Thorp whom he recommended for director of the bureau of foreign and domestic c o mm e rce as another example of Rooseveltian strategy under stood for the moment only by the president himself Aa they have it doped out there are two things which prompted the president to retreat so silently and quickly First the last thing he wants at the present time is to precipitate a row on capitol hill With the session so near the end he wants to keep everyone in as happy a frame of mind as possible for what is certain to be a driving finish Second he is playing for bigger game His tariff bill is not out of the legislative woods yet His chief brain Tugwell hasnt been confirmed as un dersecretary of the treasury The Thorp incident carried a suf ficient wallop to stir up a hornets nest if it had been tampered with loo much The president elected to play safe for the present however much he regretted to lose a good man at the head of the main stem in Secretary Ropers department of commerce Handling Darrow Report There is general agreement that the manner in which the president handled the longawaited Darrow to Pace 2 Column 1 tSETSOUTTO BREAK RECORDS North Iowa Swelters After Old Season Marks Are Shattered North Iowas sun set out to break records Saturday following a reading of 98 degrees in Mason City Friday a new high for this vear The temperature at 8 oclock Saturday morning was 82 and at 3 oclock had reached 99 for another new record The thermometer established a new record for this early in May at Inwood Friday when it shot up to 104 degrees the state weather bu reau said Saturday Other points over the state sweltered the mercury reaching 100 degrees at Estherville 98 at Sioux City Charles City Waterloo and Carroll and 97 at Fort Dodge The high peak of the day at Des Homes was 92 Lamoni Albia and Keokuk re ported the lowest temperature in the state of 88 degrees the weather bureau said No rain has fallen in Iowa during the last 24 hours and none was in sight Saturday Possible showers and cooler temperatures are fore cast for the northeastern part of the state Saturday night however I Wea FORECAST IOWA Generally fair and continued warm Saturday night and Sunday except possibly local showers and cooler in ex treme north portion Sunday MINNESOTA Probably some local showers Saturday night or Sunday slightly warmer Sat urday night along Lake Su perior cooler Sunday in ex treme south LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 985 Minimum in Night 61 At 8 A M Saturday 83 Friday afternoons new record degrees was no sooner set than broken The mercury mounted to 99 at 3 oclock Saturday afternoon for a new high mark for 1934 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO May 19 outlook for the period May 21 to 26 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central Great not much precipitation likely al though probably some local show ers especially in northern areas Mostly warm in southern areas and seasonable in northern areas DICTATORSHIP RULES IN BULGARIA River Front Fire Damage Nearly Million EASTERN CITYS BLAZE BRANDED AS INCENDIARY 400 Put Out of Work as Flames Destroy Shoe Factory NEWBURYPORT Mass May 19 fire believed incendiary roared through the river front sec tion of the city today destroying factories homes stores and a ship yard filled with valuable private yachts It leveled an area a quarter of a mile square and caused damaje es timated by insurance underwriters at between and Pour hundred persons were thrown out of work with the ces truction of the Fisher Shoe factory and a dozen families were made homeless by the burning of their dwellings Blazes for Two Hours It was the most destructive blaze in the long history of Newburyport and for two hours it swept onward uncontrolled Aid was summoned from a score of surrounding Massa setts and New Hampshire commun ities apparatus coming from as far away as Salem 26 miles to the south Only two casualties were report ed Both were firemen and both were overcome by smoke Neither was in a serious condition The fire began in a long wooden abandoned building formerly a shoe factory just before 2 a m It was brought under control shortly be fore 4 oclock Unusual Series of Events The belief that the fire was set came from an unusual series of events during the late evening Three alarms were sounded at close intervals just about midnight The first was for a fire in a garage The second was for a fire in a mat tress in a nearby dwelling which fire officials said was set The third was a false alarm Police and fire officialssaid they believed the larger and more dis astrous blaze was the work of some person who had a connection with the three earlier alarms RAPS NEW DEAL OGDEN MILLS INDICT DILLINGER AND NINE OTHERS Grand Jury Accuses Outlaw of Concealing Persons Sought by Law MADISON Wls May 19 federal grand jury today returned indictments against John Dillinger Indiana desperado and nine com panions four of whom are women charging them with harboring and concealing persons sought by the department of justice Although he is blamed for a series of bank robberies shootings a jail break and a jail delivery and other criminal acts the only federal charge against Dillinger heretofore was violation of the Dyer act pro hibiting interstate transportation of stolen automobiles Dillinger used the sheriffs automobile in his get away after escaping from the coun ty jail at Crown Point Ind The grand jury submitted its re port to Judge Patrick T Stone in U S district court The Dillinger gang members named in the indictments are Dil linger John Hamilton Homer Van Meter Pat Riley Tommy Carroll George Baby Face Nelson Rose Anker whose correct name is be lieved to be Marie Conforty Ann Sothern believed the alias of Jean Crompton Patricia Young and Marion Marr whose name federal officials claim is Helen Gil lis and who is said to be the wife of Nelson OELWEIN AUTO DEALER KILLED MANCHESTER May 19 William J Mack 34 Oelwein auto mobile dealer was killed at a m today when bis car failed to make a turn and crashed into a tel ephone pole about three miles west of here on primary road 20 Mack was married and the father of two children Ogden Mills Scores New Deal System Notes Definite Steps Toward Control of Industry WHITEPLAINS N Mills secretary of the treasury in Hoovers cabinet charged today that the new deal dis guised measures constituting def inite steps in a major program for control of industry and regimentation of the people A study of the writings and speeches of the most influential group in the administration be said together with the events that have taken place since the fourth of March 1933 present an almost con clusive case It is equally true that this revo lutionary process must end in the destruction of individual liberty for individual liberty cannot long sur vive the death of economic free dom Preserver of Principles Appearing before the Association of New York State Young Republi can Clubs Mills cast the republican party in the role of preserver of the principles upon which the union was founded and said there must be no repetition of the 1932 cam paign when the true purposes of the present administration were con cealed in obscure and equivocal language Attacking impartially the policies and means adopted in the new deal Mills singled out Rexford G Tug well assistant secretary of agricul ture and advisor to the president as the man who undoubtedly fur nished its underlying philosophy Quoting from Tugwells Mills said he whole heartedly ad vocates complete government con trol Control of Prices Tugwell would achieve a system of economic planning Mills said through control of prices wages production and flow of capital The NRA the AAA the securi ties act and the stock exchange bill taken together and supplemented by the governments fiscal program have already placed control in the hands of government he declared The noose is over our head Are we to permit it to be drawn Joe Laws Former Grid Star at Iowa Weds Bedford Girl IOWA CITY May 19 Laws of Colfax former Iowa foot ball star and Miss Geraldine Beard of Bedford sophomore student in the University of Iowa were mar ried here this noon Laws was grad uated from the university in Feb ruary Belgium Expecting Third Royal Child BRUSSELS May 19 birth of a child to Queen Astrid within the course of the next few days was expected in court circles today King Leopold and the queen were married in 1926 They have two children Josephine Charlotte born in 1927 and Baudoin born in 1930 SHERLOCK SEES DICTATORSHIPS Assails New Deal in GOP Rally Talk at Manchester By STAFF REPRESENTATIVE MANCHESTER May 19 The new deal as a jigsaw puzzle with pieces apparently in disordered hodgepodge but actually fitting perfectly into the pattern of a dic tatorship was a picture drawn by Chesla Sherlock editor of a week ly newspaper at Marshalltown in a principal address in the courthouse here last night before a republican rally attended by representatives from all 12 counties of the newly constituted fourth district The meeting was in Ihc nature of a formal welcome to Buchanan and Delaware counties the two units added to the old district y the population realignment forced on Iowa two years ago There were several addresses of welcome and response by prominent party work ers of the district Recalls Tugwell Address The base of Mr Sherlocks vigor ous denunciation of the new deal was an address given by Rexford Tugwell kingbird of the brain trusters in Philadelphia three years ago at the time that Mr Sherlock was managing editor of the Ladies Home Journal He also charged a complete repudiation of the campaign promise made by President Roosevelt and of the plat form pledges made by the demo cratic party I charge intellectual dishonesty to the entire group in command at Washington now said Mr Sher lock and I dont even except our president Franklin D Roosevelt The speaker in recalling and quot ing from Mr Tugwells specifica tions for the planned society in America alluded to the four suc cessive steps in the process of change from a representative demo cracy and capitalism First a wiping away of re strictive statutes and the con centration of authority in exe cutive hands Second a code of voluntary codes in industry which later would become compulsory Third obliteration of state lines through the establish ment of supreme authority m the national government Fourth destruction and eli mination of private business which is concerned with private profit Isnt that just exactly what is happening and in that sequence Mr Sherlock inquired Planned Economy A planned economy requires the surrender of individual rights on which America has been built and it isnt possible under the constitution the Marshalltown man insisted A Turn to Page 2 Column 6 APPROVE CHACO ARMS EMBARGO Council of League Votes to Consult Those Nations Sending Exports GENEVA May 19 council of the league of nations to day unanimously adopted a resolu tion authorizing its chaco commit tee to consult arms exporting coun tries for an embargo on shipment of arms and munitions to Bolivia and Paraguay Representatives of the two war ring countries sat the council ta ble but did not speak The resolution was adopted in public session It had been present ed only a few minutes previous League jurists will now draw up a definite proposal to be cabled immediately to the various govern ments whose cooperation is sought Continued efforts by the commit tee for a settlement of the chaco dispute are also requested in the resolution It urges Paraguay and Bolivia to reexamine the solution proposed by a league commission sent to the war zone to investigate possibilities for peace Both countries have rejected the commissions formula REFUSES SANITY TEST 20 ARE INJURED OUSTS PARLIAMENT This man who contends he is Burt Armstrong but who has been Identified as Robert Lee HanmicI by women claiming to be his wife and mother refused to submit to a sanity test pro posed by Mrs Ella McLeod of Cincinnati who claims he is her son The Jekyll and Hyde prisoner lias been indicted In Chicago for embezzlement of from a money truck Associated Press Triple Play in Action Against War Is Started Roosevelt Launches Moves to Curb Shipment and Sale of Arms WASHINGTON May 19 triple play against war through curbing of sale and shipment of munitions began at the capitol to day with President Roosevelt on the coaching line The president urged speedy sen ate action on 1 A nine year old eGneva treaty to limit international shipment of war implements 2 A special resolution to prohibit the sale of arms in the United States to the Gran Chaco belligerents 3 A resolution authorizing 000 to fund the special senate in vestigation looking toward new leg islation to curb abuses in the mu nitions traffic Seeks Early Katifieatioii Chairman Pittman of the senate foreign relations committee report ed he would press steadily for early senate ratification of the 1925 Gen eva arms treaty The president called yesterday for this action to STRIKE BATTLES Armed Convoys Trying to Move Trucks Rushed by Pickets MINNEAPOLIS May 19 Twenty persons were injured in dis orders in the market district here today as attempts were made to move trucks with armed convoys after striking truck drivers had tied up commercial truck transportation since Tuesday night Serious trouble began when a large truck pulled up in front of the fruit company offices Pickets rushed it as soonas it halted but police clubs drove them back tem porarily Then the pickets picked up rocks and bits of loose paving hurled them at the trucks and advanced again Once more police swung their clubs and several pickets were in jured Their comrades carried them off Mob Shouts it Police A patrol wagon and several squad cars were rushed to the market as reinforcements The crowd of strik ers and bystanders milled about shouting at police Nearly 500 strikers swooped down on the trucks with rocks and clubs Twelve police cars were rushed to the scene and the fight Was on Strikers were clubbed and returned the police fire with clubsAmbul ances were rushed to the scene The first battle resulted in victory for the police as two trucks moved out under police escort to make their produce deliveries Second Breaks Out A second riot broke out at the C Thomas stores headquarters when an army of nearly 400 strickers blocked the Thomas garage They stoned two trucks breaking the windshields and cab windows and inflicting severe lacerations on the two truck drivers Another riot call sounded at police headquarters and reserves raced to the scene Once more the strikers were beaten back In one charge police tried to ar rest one of the picketers When he resisted he was knocked down fall ing behind a patrol wagon Quickly his comrades rushed to him and car ried him off before police could lay hands on him again SEEK AGREEMENTS By The Associated Press Temporary truces relieved Satur day the strain of strikes in several cities but new labor troubles bobbed up in others The tugmens strike at Buffalo N Y was ended by agreement of the workers to return to duty pend halt the mad race in armaments j ing arbitration of their grievances which if permitted to continue may over wages and hours well result in war Toledo the Central Labor union voted approval of plans for Early senate approval was pre dicted also for the special resolu tion transmitted by the state de partment at the presidents request to prevent the sale of farms in this cruntry to either Bolivia or Para guay for use in their 50 year old war over the Gran Chaco An identical resolution will be in troduced Monday in the house by Chairman McReynolds of the foreign affairs committee Issue Proclamation Under its provisions the president is authorized to issue a proclama tion making it unlawful to sell any arms or munitions of war in any place in the United States to the countries now engaged in that armed conflict or to any person company or association acting in the interest of either country The presidents authority was in tentionally limited to prohibiting the sale of arms in the United States It does not empower him to declare an crnbargo on munitions shipments to the warring nations The United States has treaties with both Bolivia and Paraguay it was explained at the state depart ment which would bring any embar go into conflict with treaty provi sions 4 Communists Lose Heads in Germany HAMBURG May 19 ex ecutioner today decapitated four communists who early in 1933 killed one nazi and two bystanders and wounded another in a raid on a j uazi group gen eral strike in sympathy with the walkout of 1900 automotive work ers and 500 employes of the Toledo Edison company tentatively author ized a strike A two hour general strike in Cin cinnati May 22 was urged by the Steel and Metal Workers union not affiliated with the American Fed eration of Labor in protest against failure of the Formica Insulation company to recognize the union of striking employes National guard troops were called out to maintain order at a strip coal mine near Moberly Mo after threats violence OLD CABINET IS ARRESTEDARMY SEIZES CAPITAL Parliament Dissolved by King Soldiers in Command SOFIA May 19 army of Bulgaria today overthrew the na tions government and King Boris approving the radical change dis solved parliament Whether King Boris one of the last of rugged individualist sover eigns engineered the military coup detat was not immediately appar ent Certain it was however that the army had complete charge of the situation Soldiers were everywhere They had rushed the barracks at the crack of dawn stationed themselves at every strategic point and had occu pied all government buildings Citizens Stay Indoors The public was quiet The citizens j stayed close indoors by orders of the army No rioting was reported The former cabinet ousted by the army was arrested and placed un der guard A new cabinet headed by Kimon Guerorguieff as premier took office at once with the sover eigns approval It was rumored that the king had demurred for a time at dissolving mrliament and establishing the new form of government which was de scribed as dictatorial If that rumor is true his hesita tion lasted only a short time for by noon he had signed SO degrees ot re organization EXTRA ADMITS SETTING 3 LOCAL BLAZES BLAMES DEVIL Henry Pinneke 40 who lives at 522 First street northeast Satur day afternoon confessed to setting fire to the Northwestern Distribut ing company the Pedelty Thresaing Machine company and the E G Morse buildings on the Second street northeast and the M and St L railroad vicinity Pinneke who was taken into custody Saturday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff John Deach and Chief D H Shire of the fire de partment told the officers he was told by the devil to set these fires His next fire was to be a resi dence in that vicinity Pinneke stated Bought Mutches Pinneke who will go before the county insanity commission Mon day said he purchased 10 boxes of safety matches at one of the dime stores several weeks ago in prepar ation for the series of fires he was beingprompted to set by voices that kept talking A clew from one of the employes i of the Morse produce concern that Pinneke had been hanging around j missed from office summarily the establishment led officers to i A manifesto addressed to the na take the man into custody He was tion attributed the change in gov It was said that he was not even aware of the military movement un til troops surrounded his palace but there was no official indication as to what his knowledge of the situa tion really was The whole operation of the coup detat went like clockwork Not only did the military move with precision in Sofia but they operated equally smoothly in similar fashion through out the provincial cities There will be no parliament from now on and even the mayors of Bul garia cities will be appointed from the capital This puts an end to municipal elections which in past years have often embarrassed the government by returning a huge communist vote Sofia Mayor Dismissed The mayor of Sofia was dis questioned at the sheriffs office Pinnekes confession proved what had been the theory of the fire chief since the first double fire destroying the Pedelty Threshing Machine company and the old Morse build ings that a fire bug was at work The feed store fire later tended to strengthen this theory Express Belief The announcement that the cause of the largest fires the city has had for years had been detected and the person to blame placed in custody brought expressions of relief from officers and men throughout the city administration as well as from the business men The series of damaging fires in the section near the M and St L station had aroused the fears of others in that vicinity eminent to a complete failure of the system of party government as the result of the extreme splitting up of political groups into internal struggles and political quarrels Even as the king dissolved par liament rumors were circulating outside the country that he had been assassinated Heavy Court Session DES MOINES May 19 state supreme court completed one of the heaviest May sessions in many years with a total of 113 cases submitted since the term started May 8 1000 Delegates Meet to Create Political Party LaFollette Called by 2 Sons of Fighting Bob FOND DU LAC Wis May 19 thousand delegates sat down today to form a new political par ty It may emerge asa national or ganization under the name Roose velt party The delegates were followers of the late Senator Robert La Follette and they met at the call of his two sons Senator Robert M LaFoilete and Phil La Follette former gov ernor of Wisconsin which is expected to divorce them forever from the republican parly Working quietly behind the scenes the LaFollettes have reached the point where they are ready to dis card the progressive republican banner under which their father campaigned successfully for a quar ter of a century In the event the formation of a new party is indorsed the delegates will seek to choose a name for the new organization Several groups have been instructed to ask the in corporation of farmerlabor and Roosevelt in the name the pur pose being to make possible the for The sons of Fighting Bob have mation of a national party from set in mollon political machinery the Wisconsin organization Collected for Aged Pensions DES MOINES May 19 total of in head tax assessed under the old age pension law has been collected officials of the old age assistance commission said The law is less than two months old The amount represents 1 per cent of the total expected DESSERT BOOKLET Desesrts by Famous Women is a 32 page booklet filled with more than 100 dessert recipes by famous American women hostesses at of ficial tables in Washington and leaders in other cities and in many walks of life This unusual collec tion of ideas for attractive desserts and rules for making them will de light every housewife Pies cakes puddings ices and many novelties in desserts and pastries Sent to any reader for six cents by our Wash ington information bureau Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 1 Haskin director Washington D C I inclose herewith six cents in coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the Dessert 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