Mason City Globe Gazette, May 26, 1934

Mason City Globe Gazette

May 26, 1934

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1934, Mason City, Iowa E ilS MEM U P T OF 10 r a v I M FT North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH UMVAiNS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SEHVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 26 1934 TI11S PAPEH CONSISTS TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 197 NRA Report Lengthy One Great Mass of Data Rivals That of Wickersham By HERBERT FLUMMEK ASHINGTON May 26 average persons reaction to the now famous Dar row report on NRA p r o b a bly was one of con siderable bewild erment Not since the WicJcersham com mission made its report during the Hoover adminis tration fi a s Washington seen anything compar able to the mass of data submitted in this instance It is estimated the various analyses conclusions and whatnot contained in the report required upwards of 150000 words The list of correspondence gives an idea of just how extensive the report is The report of the board itself re quired 155 pages The replies of General NRAs General Counsel Richberg and the deputy administrators took 155 pages There were five pages in the Dar row supplementary report six pages in the Sinclair minority report and one page for Johnsons comment on the Darrow supplementary report Nye and Borah Opinion is divided as to what will be the outcome of the report The Darrow board was set up as a kind of compromise by the ad ministration when Senator Borah of Idaho and Senator Nye ofNorth Dakota started NRA in the senate several months ago Nye is given most of the credit for the personnel of the board He is understood to have submitted to the president the list of names from which the selections were madeV Tiie chief criticism made by Nye and Borahwas thatthe codes as administered were driving the small businessman to the wall The Dar row report concurred heartily in that view It remains to be seen whether im portant political repercussions will follow publication and discussion of the report For the present at least everyone seems to have assumed an air of watchful waiting Sketchy Survey Antibig business1 members of congress probably will seize on it as an important campaign docu ment but supporters of the admin istration have an answer already prepared They may contend that the Dar row report was framed by a group named largely lay critics of the ad ministration which made only a hasty sketchy survey of the situa tion In the end the whole the Wickersham will find its place in the archives of the legislative and executive branch es of the government where it will repose as just another document progressive republicans their onslaught against TOLEDO GENERAL STRIKE SOUGHT Trucks Begin to Move Again in Minneapolis KILLS THREE AND COMMITS SUICIDE RAMSEY HI May 26 raged when a young farmer called to many his housekeepers daugh ter Thomas Hayes 69 today shot and killed three persons including the bridetobe and her then ZEPHYR BREAKS SPEED RECORDS ON ITS RUN EAST Burlington Tram Races Across Iowa Bound for Chicago ABOARD THE ZEPHYR CROSS ING IOWA May 26 more than onehalf its nonstop trip from Denver to Chicago completed the Zephyr new Burlington speed train slowed its pace as it entered Iowa shortly after 1 p m CST to day At Ashlaad Nebr the half way mark in the race against time load officials aboard revealed that the train had travelled 507 miles in six i hours and 26 minutes for an aver age of 797 miles an hour They ex plained that with the fastest part run the progress through Iowa and Illinois would be slower because of the increasing number of towns Crosses Missouri The new speedwagon of the vails streaked through at p m C S T with an elapsed distance of 54226 miles after crossing the Mis souri river at Plattsmouth Nebr a few minutes before The Zephyr passed through Cromwell at p m after having travelled 618 miles The train bad seized the worlds nonstop train record The previous record held by Englands Royal Scot on a run between London and Edinburgh was 56 miles an hour over the same distance 1125 Miles an Hour Making its record the Zephyr en gaged in a projected nonstop run of 1017 miles from Denver to Chicago reached a top speed of 1125 miles an hour for three miles in eastern Colorado bettering its own previous mark by three miles an hour It smashed every American train record with that mark save one of 11520 miles and hour set by the Philadelphia and Reading over 48 miles of track between Brigantine junction and Egg Harbor in July 1904 Officials riding the stainless steel Zephyr were confident of reaching Chicago in less thau 13 hours Carries Capacity Load The train carried a capacity load of 72 passengers mainly railroad officials and newsmen when it left Denver at a m It had no schedule stops on the trip An unidentified motorist man aged to keep abreast of the train or three miles at 80 miles an hour and an unidentified airplane passed the Zephyr after following it for 50 miles across eastern Colorado The motorist on a highway along j side the track managed to hold his car even with the Zephyr at 907 miles an hour while a passenger I took a photograph ONeal Urges Money Inflation Expansion GRAPHIC PHOTOS TAKEN AS GUARDSMEN FOUGHT OFF STRIKERS These graphic pictures snapped during the fighting between strikers and sympathizers at tho plant of the Electric AutoLito company at Toledo Ohio and Ohio national guardsmen show a trooper hurling a gas bomb into the mob and a bystander Orville Kunc right who lost an eye when struck by a bomb The guardsmen hurled tear gas and fired into the crowd after being pelted with bricks PLOT FEARED TO Cuban Police Keep Watch on Ambassador and AH U S Buildings HAVANA May tano Fraga chief 26 Vi of the Caye Cuban suicide Wed FORECAST IOWA Fair not quite so cool in the west and north portions Saturday night Sunday prob ably fair and somewhat warmer MINNESOTA Fair slightly warmer in north and extreme southeast Saturday night Sun day fair in south partly cloudy in north warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 1 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A SI Saturday 66 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO May 26 outlook for the period May 28 to June 2 For the upper Mississippi valley Lower Missourri valley and the northern and central great plains Fairly general showers probable within first half of week and more or less unsettled latter half prob ably with some showers tempera tures mostly near and somewhat above normal of Foreign Outlets AMES May 26 A ONeal president of the American Farm Bureau federation speaking before 1000 members of Iowa dis trict No 5 at Iowa State college said monetary inflation production control and expansion of foreign outlets are the forces which will pull the nation out of the depres technical police announced today he had information of a plot to as sassinate Jefferson Caffery United States ambassador to Cuba and to destroy United States property He said the technical police as a result were observing the strictest vigi lance of the ambassador and of all American owned buildings Fraga said that in the last few nights a mysterious car had been observed loitering along the streets in which the American ambassador travels each evening on his way to his home in the outskirts of Hava na Car Drives Away This car said the police chief has disappeared at full speed each Lime there has been a sign of police ob servance We have given chase two or three times said Fraga but it has always been too fast for us However we are taking precau tions and without Mr Caffreys knowledge one of our radio cars follows him wherever he goes Blames Communists Fraga laid the blame for the al leged plot on communists and other enemies of President Men dieta and Cuba who wish this gov ernment to fall and with it the Cuban republic The police official said he had no definite clew regarding the exact identity of the alleged plotters but he pointed out that a bomb was exploded May 22 in the Havana Post building as proof of the exist ence of a plot against American property GIVES APPROVAL TO WAGNER BILL Senate Body Backs Act for Board to Arbitrate in Labor Disputes WASHINGTON May 26 The senate labor committee today gave final approval to the Wagner bill creating an industrial adjust ment board of five to arbitrate labor disputes Chairman Walsh DMass told reporters he would press for early passage and indicated President Roosevelt would urge administra tion leaders in both houses to get it through before adjournment j A poll of the committee showed all present favored reporting the measure except Senators Walcott RConnl and Metcalf RR I who did not indicate their positions Senator Trammel DFla was the I Lola Lane Actress and Former lowan Marries Director LAS VSGAS Nevada May 26 a surprise airplane elope ment Al Hall Hollywood film di rector and Lola Lane actress and former wife of Lew Ayers film player were married here early to day in the county courthouse by Judge Frank M Ryan The couple flew here from Cali fornia and shortly after the cere mony they boarded a chartered plane to return to Hollywood The new Mrs Hall is a former In dianola Iowa girl County Supervisor for Dies at Lake A N Grimm Leader in Erection of County Farm Buildings CLEAR LAKE May N Grimm 70 Cerro Gordo county supervisor for 16 years and prom inent stock buyer died at the home of his daughter Mrs John W Beery Friday afternoon after a lingeringillness Masonic funeral services will be held at 3 oclock Sunday afternoon at the Masonic temple The body will lie in state at the temple from 10 oclock until the services are held E K Greene will conduct the rites and burial will be made in the Clear Lake cemetery For Paved Roads During Mr Grimms administra tion as supervisor he directed the laying of the one mile stretch of pavement on No 18 the first paved highway in the state This expen ment has grown to a network of pavements all over the state He was also one of those instru mental in the building of the fine set of buildings on the county poor farm which now equals any of those in the state In seven years the county farm returned to the county 16000 above its maintenance He was one of the two men who were responsible for the organiza tion of the North Iowa Fair asso ciation in 1920 which involved a project of some Born in Illinois He was bom at Hinckley Dekalb county Bl Aug 27 1863 on a farm He remained there with his parents until he was 21 years old and onDac 3 1884 was married to AARON N GRIMM only absent member Depositors May Get Cash FORT DODGE May 26 proximately 5500000 in cash will be released to depositors of the First State Bank and Trust company if the organization plan announce here is approved Miss Isola Bartmess In 1891 Mr Grimm sold out in Illinois and came to Cerro Gordo county where he purchased an 80 acre tract for 550 an acre then 160 acres more in Clear Lake township He improved his laud living on it buying and i selling stock with his regular farm j work He handled on an average of j 250 cars of stock a year In 1896 he opened a meat mar ket He sold it in 1S98 and pur chased itback again two years later disposing of it in 1905 He assumed his work as county supervisor in November 1908 serv ing in this capacity until 1924 He was affiliated with the Ma sonic order Woodmen I O O F Modern Brotherhood of America and Knights of Phythias of Clear Lake and the Elks of Mason City during his active years In June 1930 he underwent an operation and since that time has suffered poor health Daughter Survives He is survived by his daughter Mrs John W Beery Camp Grounds one grandson Billy Beery and two brothers Elmer and i George Grimm of Clear Lake His FRENCH FLYERS TO GROSS OCEAN Plan Nonstop Flight From Native Land to San Diego Cal LE EOURGET France May 26 Codos and Maurice Rossi worlds record long distance flyers decided today they will start tomor row on an attempt to fly nonstop to San Diego Cal They will take off at 5 a ra 11 p m tonight B S They reached their decision on the combined transatlantic and trans continental flight at p m to night after a study of a weather map embracing the whole route Good weather was reported over the North Atlantic route which the flyers plan to take They immedi ately discarded the alternative plan for a flight to Rio de Janeiro The runway here has already been prepared for them Their airplane is ready to be wheeled out of the han gar and filled with gasoline and oi shortly before their departure The Frenchmen said they intend ed to pass directly over New York City leading to the belief they will fly the regular transcontinental commercial route over the United States LOCALS PLAY IN NATIONAL MEET Marked Improvement Shown by Orchestra in Last Rehearsals By DOROTHY EVANS Cub Gnzette Stuff OTTAWA Kans May showing marked improvement in its last intensive rehearsals the Mason City Iowa high school orchestra played at 4 oclock Saturday in the national contest here As usual with the Mason City musicians tuning before their appearance was done thoroughly each instrument being carefully checked for correct inton ation Most of Saturday morning was devoted to tuning followed by a short rehearsal Saturday afternoon from 2 to 3 oclock the orchestra re hearsed in the auditorium in which the contest is held Praised by Stewart The Mason City orchestra was the first of the class A organizations to play It was expected results would not be announced until about 11 j oclock Saturday night The other I six class A orchestras competing are Joplin Mo Elkhart Ind Joliet HI Topeka Kans Vetmillion S Dak and a new entry Hammond Ind After the Friday evening rehears al when the orchestra showed a marked improvement Carleton L Stewart director praised the musi cians on their vigor and enthusiasm The orchestra was determined to do its best in this its first appear ance in national competition The Mason Cltyans are to leave Ottawa at oclock Saturday evening on a special train and ar rive in Mason City at Sunday morning They are to make a 30 minute stop in Kansas City but there will be no time for the stu dents to leave the union station Sports Aro Enjoyed The results of all the contests are not to be announced until the close of the contest Saturday evening Doy Baker Mason Citys represent ative in the string bass solo contest will not know his rank until that time The musicians went swimming played tennis and participated in various activities Friday but were ordered to refrain from any violent exercise Saturday before competing in tho contest They are happy and are having a good time thanks to the hospitality of residents of Ot tawa who have been putting them selves out to entertain the players Backed Up to Depots Filled With Freight Work Resumes After Strikers Vote to Accept Terms MINNEAPOLIS May 26 Truck service was resumed here to day after striking drivers voted to accept at a mass meeting last night an agreement which had been worked out at a series of confer ences of strike leaders and employ ers ending an n day walkout marked by bloody riots in which one man was killed and scores in jured At an early hour today trucks began moving Shortly after day break the market district began filling with trucks and cars as farmers moved into the trading area without interference for the first time since May 15 Use Cars Merchants were on hand with their trucks and private cars to rush provisions to their stores which had been almost depleted of perish ables Large stores which had tied up their trucks and deliveries with the calling of the strike May 15 put them in service to speed the glut of delivery that had piled up Trucks were backed up at the rail way depots which had become crammed with freight Employers were meeting today to obtain signatures to the agree ment from firms affected by the strike their steering committee al ready havingapproved the pact Agreement Filed The final step in negotiations to day was to be the filing by strikers and employers of a signed agree ment with the regional labor board Immediately after the settlement I was arranged Gov Floyd B Olson ordered demobilization of national guard troops which were called to arms several days ago when disor der broke out Governor Olson worked through out Thursday night and yesterday to bring the strikers and trucking firms to acceptance of the agree ment Culled by Union The strike was called by the Gen eral Drivers and Helpers union No 574 in a demand for recognition Terms of the agreement signed last night authorized appointment of an arbitration board of seven by the regional labor board and stip ulated both sides must abide by any decision handed down in settle ment of differences The arbitration boards rulings will be final with no appeal to the national labor board permitted The settlement provides for rec ognition of the union collective bargaining seniority rights forbids discrimination against employes who are union members and pro vides for wage scales and hours of work MAN BOOKED ON ARSON CHARGES FIRING RENEWED Tense Quiet Over Riol Front Call Meeting of Unemployed BULLETIN TOLEDO May 2G Vnlon leaders drew up n labor phui for settlement of the riot ous automotive strike htre late today and included as a first condition of all nn tional guard troops from the city TOLEDO May 26 mediators and negotiators sought persistently today to revive a plan to end Toledos deadlocked Auto Lite strike while from labor quar ters came insistent pressure for an immediate meeting to vote on a pro posed general citywicie walkout Meanwhile a tense quiet settled j over the riot front where 1000 na tional guardsmen and several thou sand rioters have been engaged in Jloody skirmishes Two men have Deen killed and nearly 200 injured in five days The military was especially alert oday after a boxcar and two houses in the riot zone bad been fired ap parently with oily waste One man was arrested on arson charges and military authorities were frankly alarmed over the menace of incen diarism Cull for Meeting Handbills signed The Unem ployed Council were spread throughout the city today calling for a labor protest meeting at 2 p Actlng Postmasters WASHINGTON May 26 John Gilbert Gets His Fourth Divorce 26 JTIIIJ UJ i jo son Eornie Grimm died Aug 21 The postoffioe department an John Gilbert screen lover was di 192T Honorary pallbearers at the serv nounceil the appointments as acting postmasters of Mary G Ikenberry ices will be Cal Branson George E at Adel and Joseph W Weber at voiced Friday for the fourth time Virginia Bruce formerly of the fol REHABILITATION GROUP SELECTED Governor Orders Start on Iowa Federal Program at Once DBS MOINES May 26 Gov Clyde L Herring today named a state rural rehabilitation com mittee with instructions to start immediately the federal rehabilita tion program in Iowa Those appointed to the committee were Prof George Keller Iowa emergency relief engineer Prof P C Taff assistant director of the extension division Iowa State col lege Ray Murray state secretary df agriculture E Moore voca tional education director for Iowa and J S Russell farm editor Des Moines Register and Tribune The committee will work in con junction with E H Mulock fed eral emergency relief director for Iowa and will correlate its program with the state general relief organ ization Tho first task of the committee will be the appointment of county committees of five which will rec ommend rehabilitation projects for submission to the state group The county committees also will admin ister the projects after they have been approved by both the state in courthousesquareLabor lead s said pressure was coming up from the ranks of workers for an immediate meeting to consider a general strike A man who gave his name as Thomas Meyer 26 was arrested by national guardsmen in the area where renewed rifle fire broke out early today in the of strik ers rejection of a peace proposal His arrest followed an investiga tion of a series of incendiary fires during the night A F Gartz dis trict fire chief said roost of a doz en alarms were false but that a boxcar and two houses had been fired with oil waste The flames were extinguished quickly Military officers said they were worried over the firs menace Reporters Admitted Military passes were being issued this morning for the first time to newspapermen and others who wished to enter the riot zone Meanwhile orders were issued for the Toledo machine gun cavalry troop which has been holding itself ready for strike duty to proceed with horses and guns to the down town armory Absence of rioters this mornins enabled the soldiers to police the streets pickingup bricks stones bottles and other missiles which dotted almost every square foot of ground and pavement in the bank area Guardsman Wounded National Guard Lieutenant Verne Silbaugh of Lima was shot in the Turn to Iufn i Column 21 Fish and Seafoods How to have palatable dishes in the face of rising living costo is a 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