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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E R 5 MEM 4 AKl T 0 F I 0 V JS I I U r r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPEK THAI MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1EE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 13 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 212 lowans in Washington Little Attention in Report to Rivers of State By DON McGCIRE ASHING TON June 13 S The report of the presidents water flow committee gave little atten tion to Iowas in terior water pos sibilities al though it recom mended strongly prompt develop ment of the Mis sissippi and Mis souri rivers Among the sup plemental flood control and pow er sites menjon ed in connection with the Missis sippi was construction of a reser voir on the Iowa river It did not name the site There are no important water power developments in the upper Mississippi valley that appear to tie suitable for development immedi ately the report said Power Possibilities It added however that there were several power possibilities in Iowa rivers if the need ever arises The largest of these tentative fu ture developments la a 10unit hy droelectric system in the Iowa riv er calling for power diversions and installations at existing plants which would bring their total power output to 83480 kilowatts The work the report estimated would cost Similar expansions in a sevenunit system along the Des Moines river would develop 40600 kilowatts and would cost Turkey Kiver Mentioned Others mentioned in the list in cluded Turkey river hydroelectric plant and dam construction 1335 kilowatts cost Rock Riv er four hydroelectric plants 19 110 kilowatts Another was the Skunk nver hy plant construction 2300 SEES TREND TO FASCISM IN U S Relief Administration to Operate Factories JOBS MADE AND Mispwir CONSUL FOUND Sitting in Nanking Cemetery Beside Ancient Tomb of Ming Dynasty NANKING China June 13 The strange case of Eimei Kura moto the Japanese vice consul who disappeared four and onehalf days ago was cleared up today in time to avert threatened difficulties between China and Japan Kuramoto was found sitting in a graveyardbeside an ancient tomb of the Ming dynasty Unkempt and Hungry He was unkempt hungry and uninterested in the fact that soldiers and warships had been called out by two nations because he had strayed He told Chinese authorities he had gone into the cemetery to commit suicide because he had failed to achieve promotion in the Japanese consular service Apparently he had not eaten dur ing his sojourn and the pangs of ap proaching starvation saved him from self destruction Too Hungray to Die Hunger forced me to hold on to life he said Japan had informed the Chinese government officially that It would hold that government responsible for the safety of the vice consul who dropped from sight in Nanking last Friday Japan backed up its note with warships which it rushed to Nan king The Chinese authorities offered a reward of 10000 mex 3300 U S for information leading to the whereabouts of Kuramoto GOODS GIVEN TO THOSE IN NEED Work Out Plans to Open Underwear Factories in Boston WASHINGTON June 13 Extension of the relief program to include government operation ol two underwear factories at Boston was being worked out today with a possibility that other idle fac tories would be utilized along sim ilar lines To date such activities to make jobs and have the products dis tributed to those need have been limited to operation of can neries in rural sections to preserve surplus vegetables Proposals were made to Harry L Hopkins federal relief administra tor several months ago that some idle factories be opened to provide employment for operatives in mak ing shoes and garments to be dis tributed to the unemploved Old Plan Discarded The Massachusetts case is the first apparently where that pro posal is being followed Only yes terday Hopkins in the south ex pressed the belief that there would be no going back to the old plan of relieving those without jobs but that instead there wouldbe a making of jobs Under the scheme relief authori ties in the various states would auppljr mcoiejrfar buying rawma rBfiaTct 600 Checks Given Out MT PLEASANT June 13 Six hundred early pay cornhog con tract checks totaling were being distributed to Henry county farmers here SKf And paying workmen where necessary In some Instances goods made in one factory operating on relief goods might be exchanged with others for supplies needed bv their workers Still Out of City With Hopkins still out of the city Us subordinates said they did not know details or the locations of the Boston factory plans These were said to have been completed by the Massachusetts relief administration to which inquirers were referred The use of idle manufacturing plants was first suggested tostat relief administrations last March i a bulletin setting out work project that would be approved by the civi works administration This bulleti divided the plan into two phases one for direct operation by th work division and the other through cooperatives and self help associa tions Nothing Done at Time Nothing was done at the tim about the direct operation plan Th cooperatives and self help organi zations have been making and ex changing products of various kind among their members for severa years Many of these organizations havi received assistance from the relie administration under the terms of the 1933 relief act which authorized the administrator to allot definite sums to assist self help organiza tions TUGWELL OPPONENT AT QUIZ Kcxford G Tugwell Avhose nomination to be undersecretary of agriculture was approved by the senate agriculture committee by a 16 to 2 vote after a stormy hearing is shown as he was greeted at the hearing by Senator Smith South Carolina democrat who as chairman of the committee was one of the two senators to vote against Tugwells nomination Associated Press Wea FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy slight ly warmer in south central por tions Wednesday night Thurs day unsettled probably showers In west and central portions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy scattered showers Thursday and possibly in north portion Wednesday night cooler In northwest portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 76 Minimum in Night 48 At 8 A M Wednesday H SEE NEW TYPE OF HEART SURGERY Direct Operations May Be Means of Cutting Down Death Rate CLEVELAND June new type of heart surgery promis ing one avenue of escape from the present tremendous heart death rate m the United States was pro posed to the American Medical as sociation today by Claude S Beck Cleveland surgeon He pictures surgeons in the near future operating directly upon hearts The hearts will be patched literally he predicted with grafts of tissue taken from other parts of the body Flattened hearts will be straight ened Leaking heart valves will be closed Torn hearts will be sewn up The surgery which will do this with comparative safety without stop ping the heart is already in the ex perimental stage New Heart Injuries In making these predictions Dr Beck enumerated heart injuries which he said the medical profes sion has scarcely begun to recog nize These heart troubles he said come from collisions falls or blows Torn to rajc 1 Column i Iwilfsing it US Not Jo Take Goods in Full Pa Plan for Debts Liket in France Frowned on in Britain WASHINGTON June 13 resident Roosevelt is willing t onsider payments in goods by Eur opean war debtors only ona partia basis This was made known at Ih presidents semiweekly press ran ference in comment on the Unite States note to Great Britain yester day pertaining to the payments du next Friday The suggestion for this manne of payments made in the note wa declared not to be an offer for ful payment on such a basis Reaction abroad was divided with indications of disfavor in Lon don and possibly favor in Paris Mr Roosevelt emphasized the American note was simply a re ply to the British default pointing out a way of payment rather than makingan offer In other words the United States said it was willing to dis cuss the war debts if asked by Great Britain and is willing to con sider ways of avoiding the obstacle raised by the British of making full payments in cash Britain Will Not Pay LONDON June 13 Britain does not intend to make a war debts payment inkind as suggested in an American note yes terday it was indicated today in authoritative political circles Great Britain it was understood believes payment in goods would only complicate the situation Much surprise was created in Condon by the reference of Cordell lull American secretary of state o payments in kind as the United States heretofore has insisted on dollar payments Official quarters at Downing treet were silent while the cabinet ook a full opportunity to study he situation before the govern ments attitude is stated to parlia ment probably tomorrow Seen as Hopeful Suggestion PARIS June 13 possi ility of settling defaulted war debts Torn to rape 2 Column 3 ALL IOWA PLACED ON DROUGHT LIST 99 Counties of State Are Designated in Secondary Dry Area WASHINGTON June 13 Iowa counties were included in the secondary drought area as the fed eral farm administration today ad vanced its drought relief program Previously about a score of Iowas 99 counties had been includI shape today WILL NOT OFFER PLAN FOR BOARD TO STEEL UNION Tighe Urges Johnson to Attend Convention in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH June 13 President Michael F Tighe of tin steel workers union said today hi did not intend to present the gov ernments three man board media tion plan to the workers specia strike convention in Pittsburgh tomorrow The plan was submitted recently to the operators and representa tives of the amalgamated associa tion of iron steel and tin workers by Hugh S Johnson NRA admiuis trator Tighe made it clear he will wel come any plan frOm the govern ment but added to Johnson Last Sunday on my return frorr Washington I wrote General John son reminding him of the serious ness of the situation and urging him to attend the convention General Johnson has not decidei whether he will attend The plan suggested by Johnson provided a board of three from outside the industry with mem bers representing the union th companies and the public to ircdi ate the dispute in the steel tndust andavert Hie f o the middle of opera tora accepted the plan Plan Not Considered Tighe said the plan had no been considered by the Amalga mateds executive board He adoec that possibly an individual delegate might bring it up at the convcn tion of his own accord The union president indicated lit felt Johnson should attend or senc a representative to the convention Draft New Legislation WASHINGTON June 13 Legislation to avert a crippling steel strike was being whipped into ed in the secondary area most of them in western and northwestern Iowa Todays action followed a confer ence between AAA officials and Iowa agricultural experts gathered here yesterday At that time a pro mise was made by the agricultural administration to release a part of the government sealed corn in ad dition to speeding up cornhog ben efit payments as a major portion of the relief program in the state lowans at Conference lowans present at that conference were secretary of agriculture Ray Murray R K Bliss of Iowa State college D W Bates state superin tendent of banking and W J Al bers Iowa director of the federal emergency surplus corporation Missouri entered the drought re ief picture for the first time today with 33 counties designated as sec ondary areas Other states included n todays list were Illinois Indiana Kansas Minnesota Nebraska Wis consin Wyoming and Oregon The total number of official drought counties was increased to in 21 states Will Release Corn The delegation also obtained the word of the administration that it vould release sealed corn to farm rs who pay on their government oan the amount removed from ribs The corn is to be used for ivestock feed where feed is scarce Corn left in the crib is to be mea ured at the sate of 214 cubic teet bushel instead of the original ubic feet to allow for shrinkage Senator Murphy DIowa said another plan for the purchase of ealed corn in short feed areas by he emergency relief administration 5 going forward The plan is for the dministration to buy corn at the market price and the farmer is o receive a certificate permitting im to reserve any benefit of a rice increase The final form of the bill was ex pected to be decided upon at a white house conference Secretary Perkins and NRA chiefs as well as congressional leaders planned to at tend Additonal powers for the national labor board are the keynote of the new measure a stopgap substitute for the Wagner labor disputes bill Parts of the latter to which indus try objected most strongly are ex pected to be dropped The plan apparently is to have the labor board step into the breach in the steel industry when the bill is passed Leaders in the Amal gamated Association of Iron Steel and Tin Workers threatening a general strike have supported the Wagner bill and have sought direct action by President Roosevelt to ward a settlement Leaders in congress expected to rush the new bill through this week hoping congress could adjourn Sat urday Adjournment Party to Hear Song Given Praising Congress WASHINGTON June 13 song in praise of lose real unselfish great epresentative Sirovichs contribu on to a party the house plans for djournment day Sirovich New orker playwright and poet wrote he words Outsiders did the music glee club of 40 representatives way It will be the centennial of und Is Started for Rehabilitating Church OSKALOOSA June 13 fund has been started here for re habilitation of the Lost Creek church at Fort Madison first Iowa Christian church Plans to hold the 1936 convention there are under the Lost Creek church RELIEF PROJECTS ALL ABANDONED Polk County Action Taken as Result of Strike for Minimum Week DBS MOINES June 13 Polk county relief projects will be abandoned and direct poor relief substituted Iowa relief officials an nounced here today after a confer ence with Governor Herring and work relief employes who demand ed a minimum 24 hour week The work relief employes went on strike yesterday and their com mittee today demanded a weekly wage scale for the 24 hour minimum The strikers had charged discrimination in allotment of hours of employment and that persons re ceiving direct poor relief were given more than those on work projects Lack of funds made guarantee of a minimum work week impossible Relief Director E H Mulock said He pointed out that to guarantee S1320 a week for each of the 48000 families in Iowa on relief rolls would cost nearly where as the state allotment for June was only 531000 Another Dillinger Report Checked as One Flops Taxi Driver Says Saw Desperado at Northfield ST PAUL June 13 willothewisp trail of John Dillin ger turned back to the northwest today as federal officers checked a report that the Indiana outlaw had been seen alive Donald Murray a former taxicab driver in Chicago reported that he had seen Dillinger in Northfield Minn 45 miles south of here about 3 a m Tuesday morning Murray said he knew Dillinger because he had driven him dozens of times in his cab Alights From Freight Murrays story not altogether agreeing with known facts about Dillinger was that he alighted from a freight train and approached a parked car containingfour men I wanted a smoke and when 1 saw someone in the car light a cig aret I walked over to ask for one Murray said When I got within 50 feet of the car they turned on the lights inside of the machine and Dillinger and the driver beside him n the front seat turned flashlights on me What thedo you want Dillinger asked as I came near All I want is a cigaret I told them Sees Machine Gun Heres your cig the driver said I reached in the car to get it and saw a machine gun lying on the floor the back seat Irecog nized Dfflinger and the other three m en looked plenty toughs f too When he handed me the cig the driver told me now get out of here I didnt stop to argue and even started running half a block away Murray said he saw the automo bile again this time empty on the outskirts of the city as he started to leave Northfield Tuesday after noon Husband Conies Home Earlier in the day justice agents and police officers swarmed through portions of Minnesota and Wiscon sin on information that Dillinger was driving through Baraboo Wis headed toward Red Wing Minn in a Plymouth car The license num er a check showed was issued to Mrs Carl H Nordell of Chicago vho said her husband an engineer had driven to Madison Wis and lossibly to Baraboo Her husband ater returned without knowing of he search for the car SALVAGE VALUABLES Reputedly valuable naval pa pers in the possession of Wil liam Bader above of Buffalo N Y one of the victims in the airplane crash near Debruce N Y were salvaged and became the subject of dispute at the inquest into the tragedy The coroner also held three bottles Mpf chemicals carried by Bader Associated Press photo MEMBER OF NRA BOARD RESIGNS SCORES POLICIES Thompson Says He Was Author of Proposed Socialization AVA3HINGTON June 13 Saying that the development of NRA day by day reveals more clearly a marked trend toward fascism in the United States W O Thompson resigned today as a member of the Darrow NRA review board In a statement containing hi resignation delivered at the white house he asserted that the trend of the national recovery administra tion has been and continues to be toward the encouragement and de velopment of monopoly capitalism in the United States The only solution the former law partner of Clarence Harrow said involves a change in class re lationships Only a government by the workers and farmers can plan production produce goods for use and not for profit eliminate pover ty and raise the standard of living of the entire population Drafted Conclusions Thompson said he alone was re sponsible for the preparation and conclusions of the recent supple mental report of the board which recommended socialization of in dustry It was signed by himself and Darrow and accompanied a general indictment by the entire board of the operation of NRA codes The publication of our report he wasvthe occasion for ait Mason City authorities were mong those southern Minnesota nd North Iowa peace officers varned by department of justice uthorities to be ready in the alarm ent out late Tuesday when it was elieved John Dillinger was heading est from Baraboo Wis Held in Liquor Raid COUNCIL BLUFFS June 13 T Fiori proprietor of a Council luffs night club was arrested by ederal agents who raided his home nd said they seized 345 gallons of quor concealed in the basement GLOBEGAZETTE PLANS FULLEST FIGHT COVERAGE The most complete coverage of the Primo CameraMax Baer heavyweight title bout at Long Island City Thursday night will be given North lowans and Mason Cityans through the GlobeGazette With the big battle set to get under way shortly after 8 oclock the GlobeGazette will give Mason City fans a running ac count of the 15 round scrap through public address loud speakers at the front of Its East State street building As the bout ends an extra sports edition will be published containing the full story of the fight as described by a corps Associated Press boxing ex perts In the regular Friday edi tions of the GIobeGazetle a fresh detailed report will be Riven as written by Alan J Gould general sports editor of the Associated Press together with comments and colorful side lights on the ring epic Sports for ihcsc features and be the guests of the Globe Gazette for the running report Thursday night PROBE EVIDENCE OF PLANE BLAST Report of Secret Naval Documents Denied at Washington LIBERTY N Y June 13 Investigators sought today to de termine whether an explosion pre ceded the tragic smash up of the big American airlines plane against Mongaup mountain and if so whether chemicals carried in the luggage of a passenger could have been responsible Coroner Victor G Bourke saying lie was positive there was an ex plosion disclosed he expected new information this afternoon on whether it occurred before the sky iner crashed into the rugged moun tainside killing its seven oc cupants Denied in Capital Reports that secret naval doc uments were found in the luggage of William B Bader a Buffalo chemist one of the dead were de nied in Washington Naval officers said any papers in posses sion were not confidential They explained Baders employer the SemetSolvay company was an un successful bidder several months ago for a navy order Baders luggage contained the chemicals under investigation Cor oner Bourke said so far he had no information as to their nature T H Bennett an official of the SemetSolvay company declared any idea the chemicals figured in the accident was absolutely un thinkable Explains Conclusion Dr Bourke explained his conclu sion of an explosion was based on the fact six the bodies had been eviscerated While saying intense heat could have produced the same result he pointed out that one of the six bodies had not been burned severely A handbag belonging to Bader contained three small bottles of chemicals a formula labeled Tarn to S Column 4t son the boSnJ other agents and supporters of monopoly capital They assailed us bitterly for do ing the very thing we had been ap pointed to do namely to head in vestigate and report on the com plaints of small businessmen Growth of Monopoly The purpose of their attack was obviously to divert public attention from the clear content of our find ings which showed the growing en couragement of monopolistic com binations and practices by the na tional recovery administration Thompson said NRA codes al ready had resulted in marked in crease in prices for the broad consuming masses of population The actual result of the NRA odes has been merely a continua ion of the stagger system under vhich more workers are attached Tom to Iaee 3 Column 5 23 Years Long Time in Any Army but Not for Sergeant Levins CINCINNATI June 13 Twentythree years concluded Re cruiting Sergeant Arthur Levins is long enough to be in any army So he quit The first day he strutted around in mufti telling everyone how swell it felt The next day he loitered around a veterans post thinking more than talking The next day he enlisted for another three years United States Scenes Former Governor Is Returned to Job by Alabama Democrats BIRMINGHAM Ala June 13 democrats have re turned former Governor Bibb Graves to the chief executives first man to be voted a second term since the constitution of 1901 was adopted Returns from 1836 out of 2185 boxes in yesterdays run off primary gave Graves 13l213 votes to 109754 for Major Frank M Dixon of Birmingham See a famous natural scene from every 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