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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa OMP S MEM i ET OF IOVA 5 10 t f North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 21 1934 TU1S PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONR NO Roosevelt Had His Way Congress Aid Never Surpassed Except in Wartime By FRANCIS STEPHENSON ASHINGTON June 21 President Roose elt wound up his work with the first congress his administra tion with his pro gram written in to law almost as proposed and with the top heavy democratic majorities stand ing by his admin istration The two busy sessions have made rnomentu ous changes in domestic affairs in response to white house leader ship Mr Roosevelt has received a support on capital hill unsurpassed except in times of war There were conflicts When no compromise could be obtained the issue was fought out As usual the principal source of contention be tween the white house and congress was appropriations largely center ing upon the huge expenditures for veterans Mr Roosevelt won fight a year ago for restrained veterans ap propriation A similar argument had been lost by his predecessors Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover and a congress facing the ballot boxes fi nally overrode M Roosevelt this spring on the same point One Major Loss This perhaps was the one major loss by Mr Roosevelt in his dealings with the seventythird congress He countered by eliminating the extra appropriation for veterans from the general relief budget It was a paradox of politics that unusual majorities are dangerous It may and has in the past resulted in a splitting of the big majorities into factions President Roosevelt has encountered during this con in the democratic to las been no cleavage which will last Most outstanding has been the break between the president and Senator Glass of Virginia over the administrations managed currency program Through it all however the smil ing man at the white house and the determined hard fighting veteran senator from Virginia have main tained personal relations which per mitted open frank discussion on all subjects Had His Way Mr Roosevelt had his way on the monetary issue But again they openly clashed on whether the reg ulation of the stock exchange should be by federal trade commission or by a special commission Senator Glass had his way with a special commission approved A contributing factor to the close cooperation between congress and the white house was conceded to be the quiet working Vice President Garner former speaker and expert legislative strategist The president and Mr Garner worked hand in hand Congressional leaders agreed that the president knew hov to crack the whip when necessary but he never did it publicly to his own democratic senate and house Just One Exception There was one exception When the membersof congress marched down to the special train returning him from a southern sea vacation this spring after overriding his veto they got some caustic words in pub lic from the chief executive But afterward he revived the coopera tive campaign and congress sped swiftly along to adjournment First things was the principle enun ciated by Mr Roosevelt as he took over the command of government That policy he pursued with con gress With what he considered the necesary things accomplished he wasted little sleep over extraneous subjects A year ago and again to day when he felt that the purpose Turn in Pane 2 Column 4 TRADE COMMISSION TO BACK N PROBLEM BOY IS CONVICTED Brain Trust Foes Score Stand of F R ISSUE IEEN AS HEADLINER FOR FALL CAMPAIGN New Deals Path Will Give Material for Both Sides By D HAKOLJD OLIVER WASHINGTON June 21 President Roosevelts praise of the brain trust made some of his foes see red today There seemed no doubt that the men from the universities would be headlined as an issue of the cam paigns for the fall elections rise to a crescendo Supporters reading the speech in which the president accepted a de gre from Yale yesterday found be tween the lines a challenge Bring on that issue it seemed j to them to say The path the new deal is taking promis3d also to furnish powder for the big campaign guns on both sides Mills Hits New Deal A few hours after the presidents New Haven speech Ogden Mills spoke in New York hitting the new deal with the declaration that a planned economy is surrende Judging from the comebacks here today republicans plan to pose the question How brainy is that trust It will be one of the outstanding topics of the coming campaign declared pickinsoti they are leading us in the right di rection but against them when they take us the wrong way Support F K Idea I support the presidents idea commented Senator Lewis D that the new democracy will do all it can to encourage young col lege men to come into politics and government and if consistent with their conscience to come into tbs new democracy The significance of his last re mark was not lost what with both parties out to corral young voters for the fall election Advisers of the president kept their own counsel Not receptive to interviews Dr Rexford Guy Tug well was standing with Prof Ray mond Moley in the position that there isnt any brain trust any more Principals of Group It was during the 1932 campaign that they and Professor A A Berle Turn to Page 2 Column 4 Wea FORECAST IOWA Fair slightly warmer In northwest portion Thursday night Friday increasing cloudi ness and warmer MINNESOTA Fair wanner In west portion Thursday night Friday Increasing cloudiness and warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for ii hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 88 Minimum In Night 58 At 8 A M Thursday 70 Katnfall Trace ROOSEVELT AT WORK ON YACHT Scans State Papers After Anchoring on Route of Boat Races NEW LONDON Conn June 21 Roosevelt went to work aboard the yacht Sequoia in the Thames river here this after noon after dropping anchor along the route of tomorrows Harvard Yale boat races A special pouch of government business was carried aboard the Sequoia by Marvin H Mclntyre a secretary to the president and Mr Roosevelt devoted the afternoon to looking over the state papers in cluding principally a number of bills passed by the last session and car rying recommendations of the de partments A bright sun beat down on the Thames already crowded with sightseeing craft The president went to his room below deck for the working session The presidents arrival was greet ed with booming salutes from guns of the coast guard station and a roll of drums and flourish of bugles at the submarine base George Kogalski 14 year old Chicago boy charged with kid naping in connection with the death of two year old Dorette Zietlow was convicted by a jury and sentenced to 10 years in prison Kogalski shown with Judge Francis B Allegretti who heard the case admitted enticing the baby toi an abandoned building and leayingfher tpdie Associated Fair Weather Welcomes Summers Advent in Iowa Contrast to Night Day of Wind and Damage DES MOINES June 21 weather welcomed the first offi cial day of summer today in con trast with the storm clouds which swept over north and western Iowa Tuesday night and Wednesday Temperatures climbed again yes terday and brought with them scat tered rains The weather bureau reported the highest temperature in Iowa was 99 at Burlington Other high tem peratures were Mason City Has 88 Ninetyseven at Iowa City and Cedar Rapids 96 at Keokuk Dav enport and Dubuque 95 at Albia Marshalltown and Waterloo 94 at Creston 93 at Clarinda and Iowa Falls and 92 at Des Moines and Carroll Mason City had an 88 degree reading Precipitations ranged from 01 at Charles City to 58 at Dubuque Des Moines received 43 of an inch Marshalltown 42 Lamoni 32 Ce j dar Rapids 21 Burlington 12 Wa terloo 10 Keokuk 08 Albia OT and Iowa City 03 in Damage Winds yesterday resulted in an estimated damage of more than in Cass Shelby Palo Alto Adair Dubuque Allamakee and Ringgold counties The winds flat tened small buildings ripped roofs off houses and splintered trees Ernest Westerndorf 25 farmer near Waverly was killed by light ning while working in a field His clothing was ripped from his body and his body was burned He was an unmarried farm laborer Record Breaking Spring CHICAGO June 21 makes its official 1934 debut to night after a spring that brought damaging windstorms and record Turn tn race 2 Column 5 CELEBRATION TO FETE MUSICIANS Everything Is in Readiness for Program in Stadium Thursday Night Everything is ready for enter taining a crowd of several thousand at the National Championship High School Band and Orchestra celebra tion at 8 oclock Thursday night in Roosevelt stadium The program committee reported that all details had been fully worked out for musi cal entertainment of proportions larger than ever attempted here be fore A platform 35 by 50 feet has been erected in front of the bleachers Part of this platform rests on the cinder track and part on the field PILOT RESPONSIBILITY FOR SHIPWRECK Four Women Out of List of 1000 Passengers Lose Lives KOPERVIK KARMOY ISLAND Norway June 21 Norwe gian pilot Tacogsen today assumed sole responsibility for the wreck of the S S Dresden in which four wo men out of a passenger list of 1000 German nazis were urowned I take sole responsibility for the Dresden disaster said Tacogsen No other explanation is possible for this unavoidable tragedy Although I have nothing with which to pay the material damage j the moral responsibility is heavy enough Difficult to Navigate The waters of the Karmsund are difficult to navigate but I have pi loted here more than 30 years and therefore have an intimate know ledge of them The disaster was caused by a greater drifting than I estimated There was a mist all day but it got lighter toward evening and therefore the mist was not the real cause There were two pilots aboard but I was on the bridge when the liner struck Captain Moller and two mates were with me Three Seriously Hurt Fifteen passengers have been taken iron this northwest pital there suffering from various injuries Three of them were ser iously hurt but the remainder probably will be discharged shortly The steamer was knifed by a rock last night in the shallow Hardanger fjord The 14000 ton ship of the North German Lloyd line sank at 7 a m today with only part of her tow showing above water Captain Moller all the ships of ficers and the Norwegian pilot re mained aboard the stricken Dresden until 3 a m at which time the ship had a 20 degree list and 6 feet of water in the holds She was an chored to the shore with heavy chains before she went down so there is hope that she can be sal vaged Lowered in Lifeboat In the wild panic that followed the crash 20 women were lowered to the water in a lifeboat it drifted too close to the whirling propellers Heavy Earthquake Is Felt in Turkey SMYRNA Turkey June 21 The regional Afiunkarahissar in western Anatolia was shaken yes terday evening by a violent earth quake which lasted 20 seconds fol lowed by shocks which continued at intervals throughout the night Damage was heavy and there were believed to have been many human casualties Convicted Banker Dies at Home From Acute Indigestion JOHNSTOWN Pa June 21 Barry Sr 68 convicted bank president died unexpectedly at his home early today after an at tack of acute indigestion Barry a brotherinlaw of Charles M Schwab the steel magnate was president of two closed banks the First National and the Title Trust and Guarantee company A jury convicted him last Friday of mak ing false entries IN CASE OF RAIN Should rain Thursday evening interfere with the celebration it will be held at the same place and at the same hour Friday night and capsized Three women were lost and a putting in it a location so that all who attend can easily hear and see all the features Pauls radio serv ice has installed a public announcing system The platform which is 3J2 feet high is equipped with lights Proceeds from the celebration will be used to buy uniforms for the band The program with the ex ception of a brief talk trill be en tirely composed of music Features will include massed band numbers Victim of Freight Believed Iowa Man OMAHA June 21 man killed by a freight train near here late yesterday was identified tenta tively today by authorities as Mil ton Thompson 45 Des Moines through army discharge papers in his clothes forth snatched from the churning waters died soon afterward from her injuries Another lifeboat also carrying 20 women was being lowered when the gear broke and the occupants were flung into the sea A young officer diving boldly from the third deck of the steam ship swam to the rescue of the wo men encouraging them and sup porting the weakest until a boat came to his aid But for his heroism the survivors of the wreck said the death toll would have mounted much higher While the passengers sang his praises the young man withdrew modestly preferring that his name not be made known Hardships Suffered The hardships suffered through the night by the survivors however did not end with the coming of the day They made the best of the lim ited facilities in Stavanger and the village of Kopervik Most of them were sheltered in hotels and military barracks at Stavanger as hospital facilities were quickly exhausted The rest already exhausted by their experience were forced to walk the 16 miles to Kop ervik where they slept in a local chapel This group suffered terribly from an icy wind during the night did many who stopped in Stavanger Most of the survivors were thinly clad having been forced to flee the ship before they could gather their clothing A little red book published privately ly Mrs Elizabeth BiUinif above of Kenilworth III Chicago suburb lists 1800 prominent Americans and what she culls their socialist com munist anarchist or I W W affiliations Associated 1rcss Sailboat Found Near Evanston Couple Missing Discovery of Empty Boat Is oi Coast Guard Cutter CHICAGO June 21 f The sail boat Vivian missing since 10 a m yesterday with its two occupants Raymond Gustafson 24 and Miss Ruth Hatch 25 was found empty this afternoon six miles off the shore of suburban Evanston The discovery was made by the crew of the coast guard cutter Rush The sailboat was being towed back to the navy pier The finding of the empty boat dashed the hopes of friends and rel atives of the missing couple that they had taken refuge from last nights storm at some isolated spot and would be found safe Since daybreak coast guard crews ur three stations had Been searcnmjr for the craft An airplane chartered by Mrs Walter T Gustafson mother of the missing young man had flown over the lake for an hour without sighting the boat or its oc cupants Flood Waters Cover Streets of Foochow FOOCHOW China June 21 Flood waters covered Foochows streets today following torrential rains which swelled the Min river Find Few Objectors to Iowa Sales Tax DES MOINKS June 21 Ficldman in the sales tax division of the state board of assessment and review reported they found few ob jectors to the tax and that the biggest problem in enforcement of the tax lay with the small merch Heavy loss of life in outlying dis ants who do not keep accurate sales Victim 30 Had Been Seen in Company of 17 Year Old White Girl KIRBYVILLE Tex June 21 jPi hundred white men last night took Son Griggs Negro 30 from of ficers and hanged him after he had been seen in the company of a 17 year old white girl The mob stopped an automobile of officers as they took the Negro to Orange for safekeeping threw a rope around his neck dragged him from the car and hanged him Seventeen shots struck him as he dangled in the air The crowd cut the body down and dragged it over the country behind an automobile then left it near the door of a box factory commissary Both the Negro and the white girl had been jailed When the sheriffs office was warned a mob intended to break into the jail officers de cided to take Griggs to Orange The mob met the officers seven miles from Kirbyville threatened them with firearms and forced them to drive on after the Negro was seized NRA Replies to Cleaners With Threat Answers Declaration of Plan to Give Vp Code WASHINGTON June 21 NRA its code abandoned by clean ers and dyers struck back today with threats of of the blue eagle and other steps Deputy Administrator Sol Rosen blatt gave this answer to an an nouncement by the code authority of the cleaning and dyeing trade that it had discarded uage and hour provisions all that was left of the code Accusing Hugh S Johnson of bad faith the executive committee of the code authority wrote President Roosevelt a denunciation of NRAs recent action in scrapping price control and other fair trade prac iccs of the code Complete Demoralization Abandonment of price control the authority said yesterday has in complete demoralization of the trade in large centers Already evidences of vicious racketeering practices which had een eliminated under the code are beginning to appear in different sections of the country and we can not hope to maintain stabilized con ditions and eliminate the chiseling element without enforcement of this all important feature Ilefuse to Abide Therefore said the letter the es tablishments would not bind them selves to abide by the clauses de signed to keep wages from falling and hours from rising beyond cer tain levels Rosenblatt in charge of the code countered with a statement ithat these provisions were stillinforce That the code authority wagin reality abolished by NRAs recent action The committees letter signed by Chairman N J Harkness of Silver Spring Md and nine others com plained that General Johnson had given assurances no material changes would be made in the code JOHNSONPUNS SPEAKING TOUR Will Explain New Policies of NRA at Series of State Holiday Fetes WASHINGTON June 21 Hugh S Johnson was reported to day to be planning an NRA speak ing tour starting July 10 that will take him through much of the west and to the Pacific coast The object of the trip was said to be an explanation of new NRA i policies and developments to resell the blue eagle and to stir enthus iasm for the new code eagle Johnsons trip would take him to key points and it was understood a series of state holidays to celebrate NRA similar to that just held by West Virginia on the blue eagles first anniversary were being planned Johnson recently discussed pub licly a new NRA campaign swing similar to that he staged a year PLANS TO GUARD LITTLE FELLOW FROM CHISELERS Federal Board to Act as Court to Mete Out Swift Justice By J K BRACKET CopirigUt 1934 by Tlic AMOcUtcd WASHINGTON June 21 government an authoritative source disclosed today has forced a new weapon to strike at monopolistic oppression of the little fellow and chiseling By a far reaching change in pro cedure this source said the feder al trade commission is to become a business court to mete out swifter decisions on charges of unfair prac tices The new weapon involving a ba sic change of the relations between the commission and NRA is con tained in a technical order issued by the commission Judicial Function Emphasized As this order was explained to day the emphasis is to be placed on the commissions judicial function Hitherto its operations have been threefold It investigated made complaints and then sat in judg meet on its own complaints President Roosevelt it is said suggested the commission and NRA get together to iron out apparent conflicts in procedure Out of con ference between the two the new plan arose An explanation is contained in a private memorandum technical in character This does not discuss the implications of the order but it was said these three points are import ant Western Grain and Feed Dealers Meet DES MOINES June 21 TV Members of the Western Grain and Feed Dealers association opened a two day convention here today with more than 300 registered T Y Wickham Chicago chairman of the Obtains Legal Forum 1 The smalUiujtfnEflsman r pear before the coi his case if a code authority complained He thereby obtains i legal forum not previously in exis tence 2 Similarly the code authority must argue its case before the com mission 3 The commission sits as a non partisan judge The order in point was issued in the case of three rubber concerns which NRA accused of violating price filing provisions of the code NRA and the companies will ar gue before the commission which may either proceed against the com panies or dismiss NRAs complaint Affects Only NRA Cases Under previous rules the com mission had to make its investiga tion before issuinga complaint Now it may accept NRAs com plaint and let hearings determine the justice of the proceeding The commission is further enabled to hand down decisions to begin the creation of a body of law under which code authorities will operate The order does not alter part pro cedure on matters not coming under the codes It affects only NRA cases The memorandum explains that another purpose is to furnish data regarding NRA which will be help ful to congress when it sots about determining the recovery units fu ture ago Among issues which may be dis cussed are the new general code for small industries the new price pol icy and the new order suspending fair practices provisions of the service industries codes which has been severely criticized by the cleaners and dyers Auto Victim Identified LOGAN June 21 body of a man killed near here Monday by a motorist who did not stop was identified as that oi Louis Linen kugel 25 of Gelena Ohio ANOTHER BOMB IN PARIS MAIL New Move of Three Judges of Hell Fills City With Terror PARIS June 21 of the bombs of the three judges of hell was found today in the Paris mail and a new wave of terror swept j the city It was the eleventh finding of a j bomb in the one man reign of ter ror for police believe that the three judges are in reality one madman Last week ten of the bombs were sent Out and four persons were in jured when they exploded on being unwrapped DIET BOOKLET This is not a treatise on starv ing yourself but a practical instruc tion in normal healful diet It is a scientific guide to the planning of meals planning by the week as well as by the day so that the family will have a wholesome well balanc ed diet This important government booklet full of plain facts and bas ed on best scientific research will he sent to any reader by our Wash ington Information bureau on re ceipt of four cents to cover postage and handling Use this coupon jtricts was reported i records grain committee in the national af1 Todays bomb which did not ex fairs for grain exchanges was to plode was found in the mail of p i speak at a banquet tonight cafe manager Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J HaaUin director Washington C I inclose 4 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Good 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