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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                tort HCM 4 AUT EPT or North Iowas DAILY PAPER fldtfed ffce Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN8 NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED W1EE SERV1CB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 2 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 203 Leaders Are Worrying Congress Slow and Adjournment May Be Delayed By HERBERT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON Juije 2 ocratic congres sional leaders are becoming wor ried that they will be unable to bring about ad journment of con gress as quickly as they and President Roose velt desire For one thing the slow progress made by the ad mi ni s t r a tions tariff bill in the senate disap pointed those in charge of that legislation Harrison of Mississippi In charge of the bill admitted on the floor there was considerable backfire among those favoring the measure because of the way it dragged along It seemed impossible to speed it up however Harrisonre peatedly attempted to do so but in every instance ran up against a stone wall Huey Long was responsible for much of the delay Bitterly opposed to giving the president authority to negotiate reciprocal tariff agree the Louisiana kingfish made as many as a halfdozen speeches a day on other senators time besides the long orations he made in his own right Huey Ixmg Talks If only we could find a way to throttle him was the lament of more than one democratic senator couldnt with the result that scenes reminiscent of the dreary struggle over the SmootHawley in the Hoover adminlstra tion were enacted Borah of Idaho sent something akin to a shiver down the spines of democratic leaders when he an Bounced his intention of trying to force iavote inthe seriate before o mils hehas Candidates Wind Up Primary Campaigns straihts TjackV oh business nptwtth standing conformity or nonconform NRA It doesnt1 require jnucb f oresigh to see this opens a broadavenue fo congressional foes of NRA to tak the fullest advantage of agitation arused by the Darrow report to re store the antitrust laws to their for mer operation Problem The decisiveness with which th hoase payoff plan in the contrversial bank depsit guar antee bill presents another problem capable of delaying early adjourn ment It is agreed generally that i rests entirely with Mr Roosevel whether this measure will be per mitted to interfere with prear ranged plans Meanwhile the house coastm along with its legislative decks a shipshape chafes at the tactics o the senate in holding up adjourn ment Eager to get back start their campaigns for reelec tion members are openly resentful Bianton of Texas arose on th floor of the house recently to sug gest the constitution gave the pres ident authority to act on hie own in thismatter He cited Section m o Article II which provides In case of disagreement be tween them the two with respect to the time of adjournment he the president may adjourn them to such time as he shall think proper MINNESOTA TROOPS CALLED OUT GOPRACEFOR IOWA GOVERNOR STILL IN DOUBT Voters of State to Go to Polls Monday to Pick Nominees DES MOINES June 2 raters will go to the polls Monday o select democratic and republican nominees for state congressional and legislative positions Meanwhile candidateswound up heir busy weeks of campaigning with a final drive for votes and set back to await the decisions as to he names to go on the November ilection ballots Outcome of the republican gub ernatorial contest feature of the jrimaries still was in doubt and here remained the possibility that lie nomination will go to coriven ion Rival camps professed confi dence however Four G O P Candidates With the interest in this con gest counterbalanced to some ex ent by lack of attenion which has oeen the lot of some of the contests for state office and congressional nominations the total vote probably will not be as heavy as was at first expected The republican candidate for gov ernor will be chosen from a field of four Former Gov Tan Turner of Corning Robert W Colflesh of Des SEES NAVY REVIEW LOCAL BAND ONE OFTHREETOGET HIGHESTHONORS Wallace M Shortof Sioux City Turnersheadquarters here today predicted he will be nominated by approximately 0 per cent majority but the offices of the other candi dates professed to be equallyconfi dent that the victory will be theirs Convention in July Should none of the candidates re ceive the necessary 35 per cent of the total vote the nominee will be selected at the republican state con vention to be held at Des Moines in July On the democratic side Gov Clyde L Herring virtually is as sured of renomination but he has as rivals for the party berth Rep resentative Charles J Zylstra of Hawarden and George Finch of Sioux City Four of the states present con gressional delegation of six demo crats and three republicans face opposition ror renomination in the Monday balloting They are Repre sentatives B M Jacobsen of Clin ton A C Wittford of Waterloo and Otha D Wearin of Hastings demo crats and Caccius C Dowell of Des Moines republican Third District Watched Results in three congressional districts will be watched particu larly These include the third where two democrats are opposing Will ford and five candidates are seek ing the republican nomination The seventh and sixth districts also are focal points of attention In addition to the governorship the primaries will choose the nomi nees of the two parties for lieuten ant governor secretary of state auditor treasurer attorney gen Tnm to Pane 2 Column 1 FORECAST IOWA Unsettled possible scattered showers Sunday and in extreme west portion Saturday night Cooler in west and cen tral portions Sunday MINNESOTA Scattered showers Saturday night or Sun day cooler in west and south Sunday and in extreme west portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday Jtinimum In Night 61 At 8AM 85 The 8 oclock temperature Satur day morning was only 4 degrees lower than at the corresponding hour Thursday the seasons hottest flay Another scorcher was presaged WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 2 outlook for the week beginung June 3 For the Upper Mississippi and lower Mississippi Valley Possibly showers at beginning and toward end of week temperatures near or somewhat above normal For the northern and central Great Plains Somewhat unsettled weather showers probable temper atures near normal MILLION DOLLAR DAMAGE IN FIRE Gasoline Explosion Ignites String of Derricks in Oilfield HUNTINGTON BEACH Cal June 2 estimated a 1000000 dollars by fire Official was caused in the old section of thi Huntington Beach Oil field early to day when a gasoline blast ignited string of oil derricks endangering the lives of about 25 persons mos of whom had been accounted for Authorities said the blast occur red when a loading hose carryinj high test gasoline and leading to truck broke spraying the volatil fuel into a fire box Three men o the truck and one in the refinerj plant of the O C Field Gasoiin company sprinted out of danger A man and woman and a smal child living in a cottage at th scene of the blaze also escaped preliminary check of oil crew working on six derricks which destroyed indicated there had bee no casualties nmong them Lucky Frank Nichols Jr ol Boston had a ringside seat for the navy review as the personal guest of Fresident Roosevelt He wrote to James Roosevelt the presidents son soliciting his influence for a small corner the cruiser and got It rris Herfindahl Named Among Outstanding Musicians DES MOINES June 2 Top anking bands in the national high school band contest as announced iere today include Class A Harrison Chicago 111 Joliet 111 Mason City Iowa Class B Hobart Ind Class Depre Wis Orris HerJirdahl Named DES MOINES June 2 Judges of the national high school band contests here today announced the five outstanding individual mu sicians of this years competition They are Orris Herfindahl of Mason City clarinet Carolyn Coen of Olney 111 flute William Mohlman of Chi cago 111 bassoon Robert Yapp of Urbana HI French horn and Rob ert Zupnik of Cleveland Ohio oboe Massed Band Concert Announcement of the high indi viduals was made just before the closing spectacle of the contests a massed band concert in which 5f bands composed of about 4000 mu sicians is to participate Each of the five won scholarships the first four scholarships Of each to the national music camp a eficiency Bill to Provide for Relief Spending louse Receives Supply Ac Authorizing 6 Billion Expenditure WASHINGTON June2 itficiency supply bill authorizing iQtential six billion dollar relief ex lenditure by President Roosevel vas reported today to the house b s appropriations committee In submitting the measure how verthe committee disregarded th hief executivesrequest for unlim ted discretionary power as to allo ations of some funds and tiedu ertain items by mandatory proyi ions In actual cash outlayfrom th reasuryythe billcalls 69000 but it contains provision hat all the unused borrowing powe if the Reconstruction corporation he unspent PWA funds savings brought about by the economy act if 1933 and unexpended farm ad ministriition relief moneys may be ransferred to feedand clothe the hungry RFC Given Power The RFC also is given power to my obligations issued by citiesand owns which have received grants from the PWA The president requested 000000 for relief purposes but of that already has been appropriated by congress under the Jones bill making cattle a basic commodity This sum is to be ex pended to purchase cattle and dairy products to be turned over to the needy In his message to congress the president asked that no definite legislative restrictions be placed on the relief funds except as he re quested Object to Method But the committee objecting to the method by which Secretary Ickes has administered the 000000 public works fund specified the following items That not more than be expended under the PWA That 5100000000 must be spent for highway construction That must be spent for construction of federal public buildings Other specific allocations includo for forest roads and trails for roads over public tends for Indian reservation roads Approved by President In addition specific items ap proved by the president aggregated of which is for the federal land banks 000 for the internal revenue servici Tom to ruse 2 Column Ernest Williams music damp Swelterin Uniforms Meantime the young musician sweltered in their uniforms in temperature above 100 degrees The heat was held responsible fo the collapse of several players toda as they played in concerts through out the city Several spectators who gathered around the bands in the downtown section were also over come by the heat PICNIC SPEAKER DR A G BLACK BLACK TO SPEAK AT FARM PICNIC Chief of CornHog Division of AAA Booked for Annual Event Dr A G Black chief of the corn and hog commodities division of thi AAA will be the speaker at th annual picnic of the Federate Farm Organizations of Cerrb Gord county to be held in East par June 26 J v of thttV no EXPECT BRITISH TOKEN PAYMENT Report Great Britain Has Reached Understanding With Roosevelt LONDON June 2 sources said today that Great Brit ain apparently has reached an un derstanding with President Roose velt on the war debts question and will make a token payment in June The only comment i from official quarters however was We arestudying Mi Roosevelts message with much interest Sir Jobi Simon British foreign ecretary arrived here today from Geneva where he left the world dis armament conference yesterday He will spend his weekend at his home in the country in private talks with other cabinet members Sir John in his trip from Swit zerland hadopportunity to be fully informed of the content of Roose velts message It is known that the message oc casioned the British government no surprise of any kind and indicated roth Washingtonand London knew each others views before Mr Roose velts message was sent to con fess A formal communication regard ing Great Britains plans for the payment June 15 probably will be sent to Washington next week just received Saturday of D Blacks acceptance of an invitatio to speak here The picnic willbe similar events of this character in othe years consisting of reports on th work of the various cooperative operating in the county music numbers of athletic events ONE OF QUINTUPLETS NOT AS STRONG AS HER FOUR SISTERS CORBEIL Ont June 2 One of the Diourie quintuplets th ittle girl infant who weighs ahou one pound 12 ounces is not makin as good progress as her four sisters Dr A R DaFoe their physician said this afternoon Several times the child has turn ed blue because of her lack of vita tyand rum has been administere o revive her This happened in th cases of the other children as wel jut they show more strength th physicians said He emphasized that all five in fants are in danger of death ever minute Everything is being cion for them that can be done but med ical science can only go so far in keeping them alive The amount of strength they gain from the milk now being given them will decide whether they live or die he declar ed PLAN PARLEY ON RELIEF MONDAY WITH PRESIDENT Comprehensive Program Will Be Announced After Meeting WASHINGTON June 2 Chester C Davis farm administra or today told a group of senators and representatives from drought ricken states that after a confer ne with the president Monday a omprehensive plan for relief would e presented In addition to its program of cat le buying already underway the griculture adjustment Davis said s cooperating with Joseph B East man rail coordinator to obtain re uctions of freight rates on feed in lound and cattle outbound1 for the anergency period May Ship Cattle He said the administration was nvestigating the possibility of ship ring cattle from western states in Uie drought area to the southeast ern part of the country where pas urage is good Concentrated feed purchased with relief funds is now beinj shipped in the drought areas bu money available from this source i insufficient Davis added The provided unde the JonesConnally act for cattle re ductlon purposes cannot be used t provide feed he explained lowans Have Another 100 Degree Day Relief From Heat and Drought Promised in Local Showers Iowa temperatures again soared over the 100 degree mark Saturday with Mason City registering 102 de grees Ottumwa reported a reading of 105 Waterloo and Iowa City 104 Marshalltown and Clinton 102 Mus catine and Fort Dodge 101 Charles City 100 and Council Bluffs 96 However relief from the intense heat and to some extent from the drought was expected by the wea ther bureau at Des Moines to come in the form of local showers Satur OLSON MOVES TO ENFORCE BAN ON STOCK SHIPPING Declares Cattle Being Brought Into State for Grazing ay night or Sunday The bureau reported today that expected showers to move into owa from the north and west The bureau said it expected scat ered local showers at first follow d by more general rains Livestock Suffering Friday the highest temperature ecorded was 104 at Burlington and Davenport A trace of rain fell t Davenport Iowa City Keokuk and Dubuque reported a tempera ure of 102 and Albia and Waterloo 00 All other stations reported emperatures above 94 the wearter bureau said That livestock was suffering con siderably from the drought and heat ST PAUL June 2 Floyd B Olson shortly after noon today ordered mobilization of the Minnesota national guard to force his executive embargo on shipments of livestock into the state for feeding and grazing pur poses He said he had been inform ed of numerous violations of his order Governor Olson took the action after a conference with Dr Charles Cotton executive secretary of the Minnesota livestock sanitary board who said that private truckers were moving shipments of cattle into the state to feeding grounds in violation of the embargo Brig Gen Ellard A Walsh im mediately began plans for mobiliza tion which he said would be com pleted within 48 hours Provisional Detachments Provisional detachments will be formed General Walsh said and the first guardsmen are expected to be on duty some time tomorrow General Walsh said he antici and in some cases shortage of food was indicated in various parts of North Iowa Dr J A Young Of it would be necessary to have Garner drove more than 200 miles troops covering the 400 miles along the past two days to treat cattle the western border of the state horses and hogs overcome with the preventing entry from North and heat In his opinion shortage of feed South Dakota and part of Me was ah imporant factor In his 35 southern state border to prevent years of experience in Garner he any Iowa bootleg shipments He never found suchconditions from declined to estimate how many men drought would be nested California Governor Reported as Weaker SAN JOSE Cal June 2 Gov James Rolph Jr of California was reported much weaker today as physicians indicated belief the stricken executives struggle for life is nearly over Relatives of the gov ernor again gathered at the Santa Clara valley ranch where he lies ill after a bulletin signed by three physicians reported a definite turn for the worse 7 Year Old Girl Found Locked in Chicken Pen Mother Claims The said a plan ofemergency loans somewhat along the lines of the seed loans might emerge as one of the phases of theprogram Recommendations for any needed legislation will be made by the farm administration following the white house conferences Davis said i Senator LaFollette R Wis told newspapermen the drought must be handled on a disaster basis and not on a relief basis Worse Every Day LaFollette said congress must appropriate possibly or more to take care of the situation since it is growing worse every The consensus after the meeting was that congresswould appropri ate additional funds Both Senator Frazier R N Dak and Senator Shipstead FL Minn said they agreed that pres ent funds are inadequate and that more money was needed Pickfords Attorney Moves to Prosecute Action for Divorce LOS ANGELES June 2 Talk of a reconciliation between Mary Pickford and Douglas Fair banks faded today as the famous actress lawyer Lloyd Wright took steps to prosecute the divorce suit she filed last year On Wrights ap plication Superior Judge Frame C Collier signed an order for publi cation of summons in the action Ninety days muat elapse before the case can be set for trial SEEKMOTWEIN POISON ATTEMPT Chewing Gum Plot Against Entire Family Probed by Police SACRAMENTO Cal June 2 Police groped today for the motive in an apparent plot to wipe out an entire family with poison chewing Some Cholera Reported ne cholera was reported near bargo w J 4Tin cfttfa Trtf Some Hayfield andKlemme Hogs near Garner thought to have been suffer ing from this disease in reality were suffering from the heat High temperatures are telling on the corn crop near Iowa Falls and the yield even under the most fav orable circumstances the remainder of the season will be far below nor mal Pastures are brown and the small grain and hay crops are near ing the total failure mark Charles H Gilbert official weather observ er at Iowa Palls said the Thursday temperature of 107 was the hottest day in the history of Hardin coun ty Had Evil Eye and Cast Spells SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO Cal June 2 emaciated 7 year old Mary Ebarguarry was cared for at Santa Ana hospital to day while authorities launched an inquiry into the asserted imprison ment of the child in a chicken pen by her mother Robert Sandon Investigator for the Orange county district attor neys office said Mrs Barney Ebarguarry had penned up child because she believed the her daughter had an evil eye and was capable of casting spells on mem bers of the family including six other children The child was rescued from her prison by Sandon after her plight had been disclosed by Mrs Thomas Ramos whose home adjoins the Ebarguarry cottage here Apparently said Sandon the parents refused her any food ex cept such a3 is ordinarily fed to chickens for the poor child seemed almost a skeleton Her dress was filthy and in tatters and her body and hair showed the effects of long neglect gum small each Examination of gum left at the home of Mrs Georgia McKenzio re vealed a coating of deadly poison on each stick The word sample had been typewritten on a brown envelope enclosing stick Mrs McKenzie found the chewing gum Tuesday night when she re turned home from work Only the fact that she placed it in her purse before other members of the house hold found it prevented a tragedy police believed Similar samples were found at three other houses in the same block and although they have not been analyzed authorities believed they were not poisoned REPORT OF RAIN LOWERS GRAINS Wheat Falls Below Dollar As Canada and West Get Moisture CHICAGO June 2 Jrices tumbled sharply today wheat ailing below a dollar a bushel eras ng almost half of the gain made during the week The market ruled by weather during the advance responded quickly to news of steady rains over much of the Canadian wheat oeit and in Idaho and Montana Forecasts indicated the precipita tion area might extend into the drought stricken Dakotas and Min nesota A selling stampeae Durst in the wheat pits Huge blocks of stop loss orders went into execution as trad eis sought to unload before profits dwindled and July options crashed to below 98 cents more than 4 cents under the early high and al most 8 cents under the best figure of Friday Other grains weakened with wheat Western Canada Has Rain WINNIPEG June 2 ers of western Canada looked out over rain soaked fields today as moisture laden clouds broke a 13 day drought and poured a million dollar rainfall over sun baked grass shoots Theprecipitation extended clear across the southern wheat belt from Manitoba to the western Al berta border line The general downpour brought hope it was not yet too late to take up the task of germination of ten der wheat shoots that have lain dormant in sun baked dust for more than two weeks within the state for Minnesota cattle A serious short age of livestock feed has resulted from protracted drought 2nd Time In 2 Weeks Today marks the second time that the national guard has been mobil ized within the past two weeks On May 23 three national guard regi ments were mobilized and held in reserve in connection with the Minneapolis truck drivers strike They were demobilized after being held four days without action Governor Olson also signed a sup plemental executive order which clarifies the original embargo order issued Friday morning Shipments of livestock will be permitted to the stockyards at South St Paul and for the purpose of immediate slaughter at other packing plants throughout the state RemarketingProhibited Remarketing of livestock out of South St Paul will be prohibited preventing any consignments to Minnesota pofnts for grazing and Turn to Fane 2 Column 8 Boone Bank to Pay Dividend BOONE June 2 The First National bank announced today it will pay a 15 per cent dividend next week which approximates 563000 among 2500 trust certificate hold LETTER WRITER From the announcement ol a birth to death condolences the life of man is filled with occasions for letter writing Engagement con gratulations wedding invitations the acquisition of a godchild deaths in the family invitations to parties to dinners to dances to weekends acceptances and re grets breadandbutter letters let ters of introduction letters ap plication to say nothing of those all important love letters to the one whole span of life with its joys and sorrows necessi tates some form or another of cor respondence You will find extrem ely useful the excellent booklet handy letter writer Enclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling charge Use coupon Says Uncertainties Over Codes Harmful NEW YORK June 2 H Maytag president of the Maytag Washington Machine company of Newton Iowa said before sailing for Europe on the Europa that un certainty over what can be done under the NRA codes has caused a temporary slump in business Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet the Handy Letter Writer Street City State Jinn   

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