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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                I ART ioJT PAPER for ffee Home LEKL W EN THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 6 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 206 1 fpwans in Washington Anting Voice of Heard p 5 Frequently MUOQ by iy DON McGUIRE I June 6 booming Voice of Senator L J Dickinson fight ing a minority battle against the bill investing broad tariff ad justment powers in the president was heard fre quently on the senate floordur ing tbe last week His battle against the bill b r i ngs repeated accusationsfrom the democratic side of the chamber that he and his colleagues are now Opposing substantially the same owers they wished to on resident Hoover under the flexible iriff law In return he charges tbe demo irats with an about face since most of them battled as bard Against the flexible tariff as the re publicans are now doing His main point in opposition is he provision that no public notice Iould be given by the president 1 hen he wished to negotiate a trade with a foreign nation i Draws Sharp Ketorts I might suggest that If we are ling to have tariff adjustments said in one speech which are oing to affect the fanning inter 3ts of the country there ought to a public hearing there ought to reasonable notice the commodi ss involved ought to be named ad there ought to be permitted an pportunity to present the side of the case which will protect the pro ducers of raw products in this country persistent opposition to the btll alotrg with several other r note that there isan engaging ri valry in thisprojected list of pres idential preferentials There is the silver crested corsair the senator from Iowa the emi nent senator from Delaware Mr to whose capacious qual ifications I have just alluded the masterful abilities disclosed in the senator from Michigan Mr Van This much I have to say that if the time shall come when that par ty called republican shall in some form adopt some cleansing to give respectability to its past record which only of late has so debased the republic that its captains apol ogize each time they rise to speak of their party or its say that if it shall come to pass that there shall be opportunity to pre sent someone its presidential offer some lamb to slaughter as penance for inglorious sinfulness the chamber would delight to say there could be no finer trinity from which one could rewardingly be se lected than from this guardsmen of Iowa Hastings of Delaware VandenBerg of Michi gan Gentlemen take your choice Reinhardt Escapes Unharmed as Blast Wrecks His Castle SALZBURG Austria June 6 JPl Reinhardt celebrated theat rical producer escaped uninjured last night when a terrific bomb ex plosion damaged Leopoldskron castle which he owns Reinhardt was in living quarters of the palatial structure The blast wrecked furnishings of the reception hall damaged an tique chandeliers and shattered sev eral valuable stained glass windows The bomb authorities believe was set off inthe coach drive BENSON MARGIN STANDS AT 337 General Rains for State in Prospect NORTH IOWAHAS COOL WEATHER SKIES OVERCAST Cloudburst Blocks Rail Traffic to North of Council Bluffs North Iowa skies were cloudy and temperatures were low Wednesday as the weather man held out pros pects that Iowa might receive gen eral rains in the near future Mason Citys morning reading was 62 de grees Rain which reached near cloud burst proportions near Honey creek 10 miles north of Council Bluffs tying up railroad traffic brought relief to drought stricken areas in thenorthern part of southwestern Iowa early Wednesday The first two tiers of counties in the extreme part of the section of the state reportedno rain or only traces which are said to be of no value to parched fields or wither ing corn More Than S Inches The rainstorm apparently cen tered on the district drained by Honey creek More than three inches of rain was reported at1 Honey creek The small stream reached mountain torrents during the early morning hours andicarried out approximate ly 1500 feet of North Western Wca FORECAST IOWA Cloudy showers In west and central portions cooler in south and extreme east portions Wednesday night Showers Thursday 3IINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday probably showers in west and south portions not much change temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 92 Minimum in Night 5 At 8 A M Wednesday 62 roots of trees enabled the high wind accompany ing the storm to blow trees over ou to the Illinois Central bridge near Honey creek damaging part of the super structure Trains were held up pending repairs and inspec tion No Relief Needed Shelby county reported receiving the heaviest rain A total of 281 inches was reported at Harlan with the entire county reporting a high ly beneficial rainfall Logan county seat of Harrison reported 150 inches Harrison only Tuesday was ranked with 16 other Iowa counties for drought benefits under secondary zone ratings This abrogated need of immediate federal aid At Council Bluffs 59 inches of rain was recorded Scattered Sixowers es Moines bureau said indi canns were better now for rains all over the state instead of scat tered small areas than they have been for a long time Scattered light showers fell over the state during the last 24 hours the bureau reported the heaviest falling in the vicinity of Council Bluffs Albia received 23 of an inch Iowa City 21 Carroll 20 and light pre cipitations ranging from 01 to 07 fell at Sioux City Atlantic Lamoni Burlington Cedar Rapids and Dav enport The top temperature of 101 de grees was recorded at Des Moines Clarinda Carroll and Marshall town New Dry Spots Appear CHICAGO June 6 t2P New dry spots appeared on the nations drought map today as rains brought lam to Page 2 Column 2 Farmers Will Get Paying Ifobs Instead of Doles Hopkins Says He Not Stand for Low Wage Rates WASHINGTON June 6 shift in federal drought relief by which farmers will get paying jobs instead of doles for feed and seed was presaged today While President Roosevelt was personally asserting it a federal duty to aid those in distress his re lief chief Harry L ex pressed to congressmen from af fected states a feeling that it was not good policy to flonate to farm ers who had been independent all their lives We believe it is better to give them cash benefits so they can make their own decisions regarding feed for their stock and seed for their crops he said No Low Wage Kates la reply to a suggestion that the relief administration should not pay too high a wage level in farm areas Hopkins said he had no in tention of setting up a big public works program at miserably low wage rates as long as he was running the show He added there would be no exploitation of the people because of the situation Under the work program he said farmers will be paid a minimum wage of 30 cents an hour the scale above that to be determined by the states on the basis of existing schedules Food Supply Affected The department of agriculture today declared in an official drought repott tnafc conditions will materi NEW TARIFF ACT TO WHITE HOOSE Congress Action Completed as House Accepts Senate Amendments WASHINGTON June 6 Congress today completed action on the administrations reciprocal tar iff bill with house acceptance of senate amendments It now goes to the president The vote was 154 to 53 The senate amendments limit to three years the time in which the president may negotiate reciprocal trade agreements and provide for notice to industries of contemplat ed negotiation of tariff pacts to permit hearings They place no limit however on the length of the trade pacts This is generally considered one of the most important of President Roosevelts legislative proposals irjent iriads a few minutes earlier by President Roosevelt that there was no danger of a famine It stated however that much as present drought area or dinarily contributes a large share of the nations wheat feed grains and hay the total production c these will be greatly reduced The wheat crop from present in dications was reported likely to be much below the quantities har vested in any of the last 25 years with the possible exception of last year Too Weak to Ship The condition of livestock is such in the worst areas it was said that many animals are already too weak to stand shipment and many animals are too thin to have much value for slaughter purposes Mr Roosevelt prepared a message to congress asking for relief In asking this appropriation be yond the budget program Mr Roosevelt said he regarded the drought as in he nature of a maj or disaster People in the most affected areas are unable to do any work even if rain should come because it is too late for crops this year it was said Duty to Give Aid Therefore the president added he regards it as the duty of the gov ernment to give aid and he feels it is the frank thing to do to appro priate directly rather than to bor row from the Reconstruction corp oration His reports show probably 125000 families affected in the emergency drought 4reas Thousands of other families are located in the adjoining and partial ly affected sections But the president declared with emphasis there is no danger of a real food shortage i Blind Man Fires in i Direction of Voice and Slays His Wife CHARLESTON W Va June 6 young waitress was shot to death in a lunchroom and her estranged blind is held on a murder charge Police said Andrew McCormick 35 told them he killed his wife late yesterday by firing in the direction of her voice The officers said McCormick claimed he fired because his wife Janie 28 would not let him visit their two children who lived with the mother NAMED ADMIRAL On the thirtysixth anniver sary of the sinking of the Mer rimao by Capt Richmond Pear son Hobson in Cuban waters to block the Spanish fleets escape congress voted him recognition by elevating him to the rank of rear admiral with retired pay ol annually Associated FLETCHER WILL DIRECTG1PIN FALL CAMPAIGN Party Leaders Declare War on Government Domination CHICAGO June 6 P Fletcher of Pennslvania former ambassador to Italy was elected chairman of the republican national committee today The selection of Fletcher to guide the party through coming cam paign came after a new platform of careful reforms for the nation had been adopted by the committee meeting in closed session Fletcher nominated by Mrs Worthington Scranton of Pennsyl vania received 67 votes of 92 cast either by attending members or by proxy John D M Hamilton corn mitteeman from Kansas received 25 votes Progressive Attitude Hamilton was the only other nom inee He immediately moved to make Fletchers election unanimous The committee setting out the partys platform for the fall elec tions announced a liberal and pro gressive attitude but declared war on government domination The party leaders approving a four page document drafted by a policy committee recognized that WILL LEAD G 0 P HENRY P FLETCHER Eugene Gilmore Made Permanent Head of State U To Retain His Deanship of College of Law Plus New Duties IOWA CITY June 6 T Baker chairman of the state board of education announced here UP TO CONGRESS Roosevelt Signs Legislation to Tighten Regulation of Stock Marts WASHINGTON June 6 President Roosevelt is leaving to congress responsibility for the ad ministrations legislative program and the adjournment date This was made known today at the presidents semiweekly press conference President Roosevelt today signed into law the legislation to tighten regulation of stock exchanges and to relax somewhat the requirements of the securities act Opposed by Exchange Product of months of controversy the measure opposed vigorously by the New York Stock Exchange was signed by the president in the pres ence of congressional leaders who bandied the legislation A new commission is to be formed to regulate the exchanges and ad minister the securities act Advocates of the legislation hoped it would deter bad practices on the exchanges and that the liberaliza tion of the securities regulation act would revive the flow of capital Leaving it to Leaders As for the legislative program Mr Roosevelt has sent to congress his bills and he is leaving it up to the leaders to decide what is best to do The attitude of the president on adjournment was generally inter preted as meaning that if congres sional leaders are unable to obtain the disputed housing and Wagner labor board bills which he had in dorsed they naturally can adjourn InGreater Danger They declared however that Am erican institutions are in greater danger than at any time since the foundation of the republic of be ing engulfed by the authority of an all powerful central government The statement of policy took the form of a creed setting out repub lican beliefs Among them were We believe in an economic system based upon individual initiative and maintenance of competition The statement added parentheti cally that competition should be checked by government regula tion McNury Not Satisfied WASHINGTON June 6 satisfaction with the selection of Henry P Fletcher of Pennsylvania as the new republican national chairman was expressed to report ers today by Senator McNary of Oregon the republican leader of the senate He said Fletcher was a pod man but not a brilliant selection adding he expected an equally good man farther to the west pos sessing sane and modem views five Wa Dean deanship recently to succi resigned head of The frA Jessup lorei who willretain his f the college of law was fppointed acting president President Jessup who accept a position as le Carnegie foundation board of education Baker said decided to make Dean permanent president at its meetinghere today The first appointment was made hurriedly j the boards chairman said because of President Jessups imminent de parture Dean Gilmore will assume his ncw duties July 1 Retiring Presi dent will leave for the east late tlJug mouth Gain Seen in Democratic Vote in Iowa Colflesh Pledges His Election Support to Turner VOTE BY COUNTIES ON PAGE 18 DES MOINES June 6 apparent gain in democratic strength in Iowa was one of the in dications furnished by the primaries which named the republican and democratic candidates tfor the fall election Tabulations showed today that the vote for the top place on the democratic ticket might mount to around 140000 an increase of more than 42000 votes from the approxi mately 97000 ballots cast in that party two years ago This gain was considered signifi cant when coupled with the fact Lhat the republican vote was light er than normal and forecast a battle in the fall election Until the aem ocratic upheaval of two years ago the republican vote normally was several times that of the democrats G O P Total Less The republican vote for governor in Mondays primary on the basis of the unofficial returns stood at about 331000 whereas the 1932 pri mary total in that party was 400 239 Former Gov Dan Turner who cip tured the republican nomination to day had assurances of support from his closest rival Robert W Colfissh of Des Moines Congratulating Tur ner on his victory Colflesh promis ed the former governor his support in the general election Turner will clash in the fall elec tion with Govenor Clyde L Herring leader ofthe states democratic ad en his two rivals GedrgeIHnckof Sioux City and Charles J Zylstra of Ha warden in winningrenomfaation 12543 More Votes In winning the republican nomi nation the former governor on the basis of the nearly complete un official returns piled up 12543 votes more than the total count for Col flesh The report for 2415 of the states 2452 precincts gave Turner 123847 votes and Colflesh 111304 For the UNOFFICIAL VOTE POINTS TO KING PALMER DEFEAT West Union Man Tenders Congratulations to Elkader Rival DES MOINES June 6 A Benson of Elkader won the re publican nomination for congress in the fourth congressional district complete unofficial returns showed today Benson former state senator was credited with 337 votes more than the total piled up by his rival King R Palmer of West Union the count being 16057 to 15720 Benson in the fall election will oppose Representative Fred C Bier rnan of Decorah who was unopposed for the democratic nomination Table Is Presented Vote by counties follows Benson Palmer Cerro Gordo 2494 2100 Clayton 1971 627 Allamakee 941 1336 Chickasaw 1042 1108 Buchanan 1027 1604 Delaware1642 917 Fayette 1202 2895 Floyd 1017 1251 Howard 753 837 Mitchell 1093 883 Winneshiek1801 1558 Worth 1074 604 other stood two candidates the count Body of Youth Who Went Fishing Found Buried Under Cavein MANCHESTER June 6 body of Howard Graham 20 was discovered today buried under 18 inches of dirt Graham went fishing yesterday and was believed to have taken refuge from rain under a bank which caved in His Umd sticking out of the dirt lead to his discovery today after he had been sought all night Change Unauthorized se of Fords Name on AntiJewish Book i June 6 unauthorized use 0 Henry Fords namfg on an antiJewish book pub in Germany this year was d today before a house com investigating unAmerican activities in tbe United States J I 50 Die in Steam Launch Explosion HONG KONG June 6 jpndred and fifty persons perished tjday when the steam launch Yuli exploded near Canton Sixty bodies recovered and presented a ruesome sight laid out on Canton lund where frenzied relatives marched among the mangled re nains for their loved ones at 58193 for Clarence A Knutson and 42519 for Wallace M Short Turners vote represented 369 per cent of the total pushing him well over the 35 per cent barrier Col flesh polled 331 per cent of the total Knutson 173 per cent and Short 127 3 Convention Contests In addition to Governor Herring the incumbent democratic state of ficials were renominated four of them without opposition in the pri mary Mrs Alex Miller secretary of State and Secretary of Agricul ture Ray Murray were renominated in the only two contests The republican primary sent three contests to convention entrants for the party nominations for lieuten ant governor attorney general and secretary of agriculture failing to receive the 35 per cent Of the total vote necessary to nominate Returns on the contest for the re publication nomination for secretary of agriculture today failed to change the standing materially but Fred Nelson dropped another fraction of i Totals 16057 15720 Final Results In Balance It was conceded in both the Benson headquarters at Elkauer as well as in the Palmer headquar ters at West Union that the situi the checkup of On the f ace of lifiq turns however Mr Palmer Tuesday evening called his opponent and congratulated him on his apparent victory and gave him assurance of a wholehearted support in the con test against Fred Biermann of De corah present representative whose nomination was not contested in the democratic party Report Was Wild Guess According to the returns Wednes day morning each candidate had claimed six of the twelve counties in the district Both rolled up siz able pluralities in their own counties The report in a morning news paper to the effect that Palmer had jumped into the lead by 3000 votes stirred hopes in the West Union mans camp but a checkup revealed that it had no substance in fact or figures Just another Register pipe dream it was described in one of the candidates headquarters Incumbents Nominated Members of the Iowa congres sional delegation were assured places on their respective party Turn to Ijiife 2 Column 2t Calls for Final War Debts Settlements WASHINGTON June 6 A resolution was introduced today by Senator Tydings DMd to author ize the president to negotiate with foreign war debtors a settlement on a lump sum and final basis Turn lo Pane 2 Colum Committee Indorses Studebakers Choice WASHINGTON June 6 senate education committee today approved the nomination of John Studebaker superintendent of schools in Des Moines Iowa as commissioner of education Wages and Working Hours Discussedat News Guild Meeting ST PAUL June 6 and working hours were the prob lems receiving foremost attention at the convention of the American Newspaper Guild today The four day session of the na tional organization opened yester day with discussions of working con ditions and an attack on the Rayj burn communications bbill which has passed the senate and is await ing the houses vote Eastern delegates said the bill provides authority which would per mit the president to close down all communication lines by executive order in cases of nations emer gency Sentiment as expressed by a number of delegates favored re questing President Roosevelt to veto the measure if it is sent to him for approval Oxygen Tank Use to Ai Doctor Believes Five Baby Girls Should Have Been Six CORBEIL Ont June 6 oxygen tank was called into use teg day to stimulate the breathing the prematurely born Dionne 1ui tuplets T The tank holds 95 per cent gen and 5 per cent carbon It will be used daily to treat five little sisters all of them und ier weight Belief that there would have b Len six children born to 24 year Mrs Oliva Dionne instead of but for some undetermined accicJent was expressed by Dr A R Da foe who attended the mother j 6 Embryos Formed I believe six embryos and did not mature he Dr Dafoe said the babies were bornn at Called Into Quintuplets seven months and not eight months as at first believed Amazement at their appetite was expressed by Dr William A Dafoe Toronto specialist who is a demon strator of obstetrics at the Univer sity of Toronto and a brother of the attending physician Pointing out that the tiny chil dren weigh only a total of 10 pounds 2i ounces he said they have no right to be alive at all But they are and that is the won der of it From One Cell The Toronto physician said both my brother and I are coiwinced they are uniovular babies that all five lives sprang from the same cell They are what we doctors call identical babies This is proved by the fact they are all female and that there was for them all but one placenta The biood supply all came from one stream which also helps along the unioviilar theory PLANS APPROVED FOR MORE SHIPS Swanson Passes on 24 New Vessels Under Vinson Treaty Act WASHINGTON Juna 6 Pi Secretary Swanson today approved plans for 24 ships to be built under the Vinson act authorizing naval construction to treaty strength At the same time Swanson told reporters the navy still adhered to the policy of battleships as the backbone of the fleet and believed in maintaining existing ratios The plans approved call for 1 heavy cruiser 3 light cruisers 2 heavy destroyers 12 light destroy ers and 6 submarines The cruisers would be builUwith money provided under the current navy appropriation The destroyers and submarines would be construct ed with 540000000 funds earmark ed from the prospective new appro priation for PWA and would be in accordance with the first years quota under the Vinson authoriza tion The Vinson measure for building 103 vessels by 1939 WEIGHT CONTROL Your weight is the barometer of your health Excessive underweight and excessive overweight are alike abnormal conditions that demand correction and they are conditions that will not correct or adjust them selves Either state calls for a care ful regime of diet and exercise often a radical change in a per sons way of no one should begin it without beingthor oughly informed Hence the booklet on WEIGHT CONTROL avail able only through our Washington Information Bureau is an inval uable publication Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Hnskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet on Weight Control Street Citv State 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