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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 23, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                i j M P E R IIS MEM OF IOWA 1 0 5 I North Iowas ntortn lowas DAILY PAPER w Edited for the Home S XHB NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 23 PAPEH CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION 194 Glass Can Blame Self Could Have Headed Bank Group and Steered Act By HERBERT PLtJMMER ASHINGTON May 23 Curiously enough Senator Carter Glass of Virginia had it within his power at the very be ginning of the Roosevelt admin istration to pre vent what be now contends is a gross affront which was de liberately intend ed by the sen ate banking and currency com mittee The Virginianhas been on the aarpath because he was excluded from the list of senate conferees on the stock market control bill He was so infuriated that it was report ed he wanted to resign his member ship on the committee When the democrats proceeded to organize the senate after their smashing victory in 1932 Senator Glass occupied an enviable position By virtue of his long service he found himself eligible for two pow erful committee chairmanships They were banking and currency and appropriations Glass Had Choice Everything in Glass public ca reer pointed to his acceptance of the banking and currency post A former secretary of the treasury a member of thesenate since 1920 his hand had been in evidence in nearly all financial legislation en acted over a period of more than SO years As a member of tae house he fathered the federal reserve bank system and is regarded generally as the foremost congressional author ity on financial matters But Glass sprang a surprise when tie committee slates were an nouneed Fletcher of Florida took the banking andJcurrencyv tee s listed as head ofVthe appropriations committee It was just another odd twist which polities sometimes forces ITS For History Had things been reversed the his tory of banking legislation in the present congress might have been ar different from what it is There have been many things done by Sen ator Fletchers committee which have not been to Glass liking and which he could have changed per haps had he been chairman Certainly he would have been on the list of senate conferees on the stock market control bill And in view of the fight he put up in the senate to have a separate five man commission instead of the federal trade commission administer the actj as well as for more liberal mar gin regulations than were provided in the house bill it might have been a wholly different piece of legisla tion than that which finally went to the white house for approval FORECAST Fair to partly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday slightly cooler Wednesday night in northwest and northcentrU portions MINNESOTA Generally fair tonight and Thursday cooler in south portion Wednesday night probably local frost In east and north somewhat warmer Thursday in northwest LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 18 Minimum in Night 45 At 8 A M Wednesday 63 BARROW BONNIE PARKER KILLED Evelyn Frechette Dillingers Girl Found Guilty HALT OF TRUCK STRIKE ORDERED BY GOVERNMENT Acceptance Expected of Agreement Proposed by Labor Board JAPAN PROTESTS FIRING OF SHOTS No Casualties in Shooting at Nippon Consulate in Russian Town TOKIO May 23 foreign office spokesman announced today that Japan will protest vigorously against the firing of shots at the Japanese consulate general hi Khab arovsk capital of far eastern Krai Russia The announcement was made shortly after receipt of word that several shots were fired from a nearby building at the consulate general early Sunday morning One of the shots it was reported broke a window and was imbedded in a book case in the office of the consul general There were no casualties BULLETIN ST PAUL May 23 Three regiments of Minnesota natioiial guardsmen were or dered mobilized today by Adjt Gen Ellard A Walsh acting on orders from Gov Floyd B Ol son to prevent any additional lawless outbreaks in connec tion with the truck strike MINNEAPOLIS May 23 The government demanded today an immediate halt of the Minneapolis truck drivers strike after a week of riots and bloodshed The order came from the regional labor board which submitted at the same time a conciliation agreement to strikers and employers Repre sentatives of both sides indicated probable acceptance of the boards decision One Man Dead The board acting upon instruc tions of the national labor board reached its decision last nightj sev eral hours after the most violent outbreak of the strike in which one man suffered inuriea from which he died The rioting led to a hastilyar ranged truce to permit the region al board to act The truce effective for 24 hours following announce ment of the labor boards decision ended a clash in the city market area between 5000 strikers and po lice authorities C Arthur Lyman vice president and general manager of the American Ball company was fatally inured while acting as a spe cial police officer About 45 men were injured Made in Writing The executive committee of the truck owners meets this morning to take formal action on the arbitra tion plan submitted by the Minne apolisSt Paul regional board As part of its order the board recom mended that any agreements be tween employes and employers ar rived at either by collective bar gaining or arbitration be made in writing and forbade any discrimin ation against employes who are members of the union It sets up a system for collective bargaining fixing wages and hours of work es tablishes seniority rights and pro vides a system of arbitration for future differences The regional boards ruling ex cept for an over ruling by the na tional labor board to which either party may appeal becomes manda toryupon both employers and strik ers Industry Loan Bill Broadened to Let Schools Get Help WASHINGTON May 23 Broadening the scope of the indus try loan bill the house agreed today to let the Reconstruction corpora tion lend to school districts on adequate security for the pay ment of school teachers salaries Moving rapidly toward the bills passage the house previously had inserted an amendment to permit loans to the fishing industry Hint of New Move on War Debts in Air F R Hurries Draft of His Message to Congress WASHINGTON May 23 President Roosevelt rushed prepar ations today of a war debts mes sage to congress outlining his in tentions for future negotiations with European debtors In authoritative quarters it was reiterated that cancelatiou is defi nitely out of the presidents mind and this will be conveyed to con gress Hint of some outoftheordicary move was in the air The state de partment was disclosed to nave omitted the customary dispatch of its formal reminders always handed to the debtor nations 30 days before installments are due On June 15 thirteen European nations have installments of 000000 falling due The pleasa re mit notes already are eight days overdue No formal explanation was given for the delay at the state de partment As he worked the chief executive was represented as still insisting upon dealing individually with lie debtors It was declared that no fixed formula for a general scale down of the debts was in prospect 2 PLANES TAKE OFF CARRYING HELP TO STRICKEN ROBINSON LOS ANGELES May 23 The Mackay radio announced re ceipt of word at a m P S T today from the trowler Santa Cruz that two naval seaplanes had taken off from the canal zone for Tagus Cove in the Galapagos Is lands where William Albert Robin son noted adventurer is critically ill The report from the Santa Cruz which is standing by to lend aid to Robinson stricken with acute ap pendicitis aboard his honeymoon boat said the planes were expected to make the 80 mile flight in about six and onehalf hours The message said Robinson still was very sick House Bloc in Last Effort for Bill to Help Closed Banks WASHINGTON May 23 sizable house bloc hoped today to seize a last chance to enact legis lation for the benefit of depositors in banks which have failed It sought to amend the deposit insurance bill to compel the federal deposit insur ance corporation to buy assets in closed banks or lend money on them FOUND GUILTY EVELYN FRECHETTE 2 PLEAD GUILTY INADLERGASE Third Defendant Ordered to Trial for Kidnaping Conspiracy CHICAGO May 23 CSVJames Lacey and Benjamin Wolfram pleaded guilty today to plotting the abduction of B P Adler banker and publisher of Davenport who escapedtwo sluggers who meant to kidnap him from the Morrison ho tel Feb 21 A third defendant Edward Kin dredge pleaded not guilty to the conspiracy charge and was ordered to trial May 29 before Judge Fran cis B Allegretti Lacey and Wol fram will be sentenced at that time Fred Mayo one of the two who lay in wait for Adler and attacked him as he stepped from his hotel room had been nabbed by the po lice a few minutes after the kid naping attempt and committed sui cide by hanging in his cell the next day He had confessed the plot and directed police to Lacey as his con federate The pair had rented an adjoining room after following Adler to Chi cago from Davenport and St Paul and had brought a large trunk per forated for ventilation to tote him away to a hideout Wolfram was accused of being the truck driver hired to deliver the trunk to the south side flat where Adler was to have been kept pris oner for ransom Kindredge a Negro was accused of aiding the plotters by furnishing his home as a rendezvous Two other men John Mack and Ralph Monroe the latter a Negro are still sought as participants in the conspiracy Bolivia Reported to Be Pressing Battle ASUNCION Paraguay May 23 forces were reported viciously carrying the fight to Par aguays positions today on the Chaco front in the region of Fort Ballivian Hotel Employes Win Race Against Death but Barely by Nose PHILADELPHIA May 23 flotel employes won a race against death by a patrons nose They halted George Haines of Woodfield W Va as he snipped his nostrils with a pair of scissors in what police said was an attempt to end his life Doctors said the cuts were not serious PHYSICIAN WHO HELPED OUTLAW ALSO CONVICTED Pair Get 2 Year Terms Fines Nurse Is Acquitted ST PAUL May 23 Frechette French Indian sweet heart of John Dillinger and Dr Clayton May Minneapolis physician who treated his gunshot wound to day were convicted by a federal court jury of conspiracy to hide the notorious outlaw Mrs Augusta Salt Minneapolis nurse tried jointly was acquitted Miss Frechette was immediately sentenced by Judge Gunnar H Nord bye to two years in the womens AT END OF CRIME CAREER JUST A DAYS RETRIBUTION OUTLAW AT CHURCH GALENA 111 May 23 The Rev Lynian Howes rector of the Grace Episcopal church had quite a sbock today when lie noticed among the 200 names of visitors to the church over the weekend the name of John Dil linger Chiefgo As a result the following question was being asked today Was the notorious gangster in the Galena church or was some body playing a joke BLACK LAKE La Clyde Barrow fugitive desperado i n d his woman companion Bonnie PurUer were shot iluud by officers ST PAUL Eve lyn Frechette friend of the fugitive John Dillinger and Dr Clayton May were convicted of liar liorlng him sen tenced to two ye ir In prison and fined CHICAGO Juracs Lacey and Bcnj i mill Wolfnim pknd ed guilty to plot ling the abduction of Emanuel Philip Adler Davenport publisher CLYDE PARKER 1000 KILLED BY AIRPLANE BOMBS Chinese Accuse Japanese of Sending Air Squadron to Manchuria SHANGHAI May 24 reports from Peipingtoday allege a Japanese air squadron bombed a wide area around Chinchow in southeast Man churia yesterday Wednesday kill ing 1000 Manchurian farmers and destroying 20 villages These dispatches said the on slaught followed the farmers refus al to comply with Japanese army demands that the Chinese give up their arms The report was not confirmed from other sources Battles to Give America More Perfect Democracy Norris Announces His Campaign After One More Defeat WASHINGTON May 23 George Norris to whom defeat is meat and drink announced today a campaign to give America a more nearly perfect democracy before I die The 73 year old republican inde pendent senator lost only yesterday in a battle to abolish the electoral college and encourage independent candidacies The senate voted down his proposed constitutional amend ment for a second time 52 to 29 A twothirds vote was required Will Take Stump Undiscouraged he declared that he would not only continue the fight but would take the stump in Ne braska soon to fight for an amend ment to the state constitution set ting up a single house legislature instead of the present bicameral system This he believes xvill be the first step in a nationwide movement to reform state and local governments in the interests of the people When I die he said in an inter view any benefit to my country is wiped out unless I can reform not the law but the machinery of government I want to leave behind me a more nearly perfect democ racy In Name of Democracy Experience in state government he said has shown the interests have been served as against the people by things we innocently did in the name of democracy The amendment he desires would create a house of from 30 to 50 members in place of the two houses row with a total membership of 133 reformatory at Alderston W Va and fined 51000 while Dr May was sentenced to two years in a federal prison and fined 51000 The maxi mum penalty under the law is two years and a fine of 510000 Granted Weeks Stay Each of the convicted defendants was granted a weeks stay Louis Piquett of Chicago who represented Dillinger before his wooden gun escape from the Crown Point Ind jail announced he would appeal while Thomas McMeekin counsel for Dr May said he would take similar action Sobbing hysterically Mrs Salt was supported by a policeman and a woman from the marshals office as she was brought into the court room She was still weeping bitter ly after her acquittal was read by the court clerk I prayed for my children she repeated between sobs as she sat in the courtroom After her dismissal she was helped out of the courtroom by friends In St Paul Apartment Miss Frechette who was in a St Paul apartment when Americas public enemy number 1 machine gunned his way out of a trap March 31 listened intently as the verdict was read I have nothing to say she told a reporter who asked her what she thought of the verdict Dr May said he was surprised and reiterated claims of innocence The jury deliberated nearly seven hours The three were charged with conspiracy to harbor and conceal Tarn io Page 8 Column 3j BULLET WOUNDS HAVANA EDITOR Owners of Another Paper Survey Damage Caused by Bomb Blast HAVANA May 23 The 35 year old editor of a Havana news paper was in a hospital today with a bullet wound in his shoulder while owners of another newspaper were surveying damage caused by a bomb explosion Unidentified assailants fired upon j Jose Ignacio Rivero editor of Di ario De La Marina which has teen conducting a campaign against communists An automobile drew up beside the editors car on a downtown street and poured a fusillade into it Two soldiers guards hired by Rivero re turned the fire One of the guards was slightly wounded Rivero received a threatening letter yesterday before the shooting Roosevelt Hopes for Action on Labor Bill Roosevelt Will Stand by Blue Eagle Second Yeai Eager to Hear Debate WASHINGTON May 23 President Roosevelt told Chairman Walsh of the senate labor committee today he hoped for action on the Wagner labor board bill this se sion Upon Permanent NRA Future Copjrlffht 3934 OS ihc Associated Irfcssl WASHINGTON May dent Boosevelt will stand by the Blue Eagle of NRA for the year of its emergency flight This was definitely ascertained today amid the whirl of controver sy over the Darrow report coupled with word that the chief executive is eager to hear debate from the country as to the permanent future of NRA after June 1935 The president has told inquirers he is keeping an open mind on just bow far the government should go a year hence in seeking a perma nent arrangement between the gov ernment industry and labor Stands on Principles He plans to survey the results in his tour across the country this summer In the meantime he in tends to stand pat on the general principles of the national recovery administration New legislation would be neces sary to carry on the NRA in its present form after midJune next year Any such action would be handed to the next congress The opposition faction on Cap itol Hill however showed no signs today of relaxing its criticism Opponents Make Plans Senator Nye RInd who pro posed the Darrow review boards in quiry and who yesterday asserted the NRA was allowing monopolies to become more powerfully en trenched than ever before planned to take the senate floor again Senator Borah who stood with Nye for the review board investigation is seekingan oppor tune time to urge his bill for restor SILVER ACT NOT FULLY ACCEPTED 4 Western Senators Break Away From Bloc to Study Bill WASHINGTON May 23 Four western senators broke tem porarily away from the silver bloc today for a huddle on the question of liberalizing the silver purchase bill The four R Thomas D Wheel er D Mont and McCarrau D they wanted to study the measure minutely in private conference to see if they should move to strengthen it Their ad vance predictions however were that they would propose no amend ments First reactions of some of the four when the bill was introduced yester day on the heels of the presidents silver message did not indicate un alloyed joy over the proposed treat ment of the white metal Silver is not made money under the terms of this bill any more than greenbacks or copper or nickel is made money Thomas complained Senator Pittman D Nev replied that President Roosevelt viewed the bill as putting silver on the same basis with gold Pittman who in troduced the bill called it another forward stride in the long struggle to rehabilitate silver A majority of the silver bloc seemed satisfied and drove for passage quickly I ing the antitrust laws He may of fer it as an amendment to some j other measure jpfpnSP Mntinm ffl Representative Britten RIlll I mUUUIlb IU planned to press his resolution for an investigation of theNRA Should this substantiate the findings of the j Darrow board he would have the house vote for the immediate abol ishment of the NRA Quash 2 Langer Case Indictments Denied House Votes to Give President Power to Bar Sales of Arms WASHINGTON May 23 The house today voted to give Pres ident Roosevelt authority to bar sale I action on the demurrer to the in of arms and munitions in the United dictment charging conspiracy to solicit political contributions from BISMARCK N Dak May 23 motions to quash two indictments against Gov William Langer and eight associates were overruled in federal district court today by Judge Andrew Miller The court sustained the indict ments charging the defendants with conspiracy to obstruct operation of an act of congress and deferred States for use in the Gran Chaco war between Bolivia and Paraguay The McReynolds resolution was sent to the senate without a dis senting vote after brief considera tion Later the senate foreign rela federal employes to Give Address FORT DODGE May 23 mer Senator James A Reed of Kan tions committee approved the resoi sas City will deliver the Memorial FORMER TEXAS RANGER SPRINGS TRAP ON COUPLE Gunman and His Cigar Smoking Moll Slain by Officers ARCADIA La May 23 Clyde Barrow and his gumvoman companion Bonnie Parker were shot and killed today by Texas and Louisiana officers who beat them to the trigger pull Their crime career ended in a blaze of riot gunfire when disre garding a command to halt and un able to get their weapons into play the desperado and his cigar smok ing girl were riddled with bullets as they drove their car past am bushed officers at 85 miles an hour The car careened into an em bankment and was wrecked Both Bodies Kiddled Ill the wreckage the officers found both bodies riddled with bul lets Bonnie was almost doubled over the machine gun she held in her lap Barrows broken body was twisted behind the steering wheel a revolver gripped in one hand The car splintered by gunfire proved to be a speeding arsenal The trap was sprung by Frank Hamer a former Texas ranger B M Gault a highway patrolman and Ten Hinton and Bob Alcorn Dallas county sheriffs Hamerwas re cently commissioned as a highway patrolman for the special purpose getting his in thi case his gunwoman Watched For Weeks Hamer had learned of the high ways frequented by had been for weeks arid with Gault had been watchingthe Black Lake hideout two months for the southwests No 1 public enemy Several weeks ago they barely missed the couple at the rendezvous After that they adopted a policy of sitting and waiting The bandits trail was picked this morning by Hamer and three Texas Ranger associates in Bossier parish where Barrow was reported to have relatives residing They fol lowed the bandit car to Bienville Parish where the rangers were joined by Sheriff Henderson Jordan and a staff of deputies Runs Into Ambush The officers got ahead of the ban dit car and lay in wait until Barrow ran his car into the ambush With the posse heavily armed hiding in brush along the paved highway Barrows car broke over the horizon racing at 85 miles an hour As the car approached an of ficer yelled halt Barrow and the woman answered by reaching for their guns and were Turn to 1attc 8 Column 3i lution unanimously and Chairman Pittmim D Nev said he would seek senate action today address for the late Judge William S Kenyon of Fort Dodge at services in St Paul Memorial day Burns Prove Fatal to Waterloo Woman WATERLOO May 23 Arthur Smith 48 died at 10 a m today in Presbyterian hospital of burns received at 5 a m when she was attempting to light a gasoline stove ather home on the D 1 Walker farm one and onehair miles south of Waterloo Control of Moths in and year out busy little moths do their damage in furniture and draperies and clothes At the annual housecleaning the housewife is shocked to realize the extent of their destruction You should have the official help of your Uncle Sam to fight intelligently against these annoying pests You can save your furniture if you know the right things to do Officials of the bureau of entomology have compiled a booklet that will help you greatly in fightingmoths It is The Control of Moths in Upholstered Furniture Enclose four cents to cover hand ling and postage Use this coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose four cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet on moths in Upholstered Furniture Name Street CHy Stale Mail to Washington D C1   

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