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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MARKS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL HOME EDITION FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 26 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 223 lowans in Washington Dignity Resolution Bars Cornstalks From House By DON McGUIKE A S H I N G T O N June 26 R e p r esentative Rankins dignity call ingfor a digni fied adjournment of congress pre vented the ap pearance of Iowa cornstalks in the house chamber Everything was set for a demon stration wh i c h u n d o u b t edly would have called for a lusty rend it i o n of Were from when up popped the Mississippians resolution to spoil the fun Representative Jacobsen had gone to the trouble of havingthe stalks shipped from Iowa to make sure the they would be of the home state variety Held Private Celebration But even the sudden demand for a dignity in a chamber which day in and day out usually resembles a madhouse did not prevent the lowans from having their own pri vate celebration over in the house office building with overalls straw hats and corn stalks to make it look like home The halls of congress and the ad joining office buildings daily became quieter as one by one the legislators forsake the capitals increasing heat for cooler climes Handle Routine Correspondence Over on the first floor of the old house office building where five of the Iowa congressmen are grouped in a row the hall is darkened and the doors are shut Along there Wearin Biermann Gillette Jacob sen and Eicher had their offices and now they have packed their grips and gone back for campaigns Will fords office is upstairs oh the third floor while the three republicans Gilehnst Thurston arid Dowell drew offices in the new buildings because of their priority of service Throughout the senate office building only routine work of answering correspondence will be carried on by secretaries A few of the senators are still around but Iowas Murphy and Dickinson have departed until the next session MAN KIDNAPED ROBBED OF A II Buildings in North Mitchell County Damaged FORNADO WHIPS PRESIDENT WILL DOWN ON THREE TOWNS IN AREA PLANS STAND ON PROGRESSIVES Roosevelt to Decide Whether to Back LaFoIlette and Cutting WASHINGTON June 26 MV The question of what President Roosevelt will do about the candi dacies of such republican prosrres sivevas Robert M LaFoIlette Jr and Bronson Cutting is expected to be ironed out before the latter part of August It is a problem that is worrying democrats here and in Wisconsin and New Mexico where the two men are seeking reelection this fall Whether the Roosevelt influence will be thrown behind their candi dacies as it is behind Senator Hiram Johnson of California will be decided one high democrat said today before the presiderit makes hs speech at Green Bay prob Stacyville Farmer Not Hurt When Carried By Wind The tail of tornado whipped down late Monday in the northern part of Mitchell county touching the edges of Toeterviile Stacyville and Myer and causing considerable damage on farms Damage amount ing to several thousand dollars re sulted but no one was injured Tom Wagner who is farmingthe Lenn Gerbig place a half mile south of Stacyville was plowing corn when the storm came He was picked up by the svind and carried a short distance but was not injured His horses ran away and one of them received a cut when it hit the fence The silo and hoghouse on this farm was destroyed and the garage damaged some Barns Are Demolished The barns on the Peter Adams property and the Roy Gilles place both on the edge of Stacyville were demolished The large glass in the Hattcn furniture store at Stacyville was broken Trees in various parts of Stacyville were blown down and windows in houses broken At the Stacyville cemetery about five treeswere uprooted and 15 tombstones blown over or broken The toolhouse at the cemetery was destroyed Heavy damage in the vicinity of Meyer was reported The steeple was torn from the Catholic church and the roof badly damaged An in surance man estimated dam age wascaused in the Meyer vicin ity by the storm Wires Are Damaged Telephone communications and electric light wires to Toetervill were damaged considerably The silo and windmill on the Otto Faf fey farm a mile west of Toetcrvillo PRESIDENT WILL TALK TO NATION THURSDAYNIGHT Returns to Washington to Clear His Desk Francis Goodrich 19 year old model high school grodiiiitc of Clinton was arrested on charges of sending extortion notes to Cornelius III and Walter F Gifford president of the Amer ican Telephone and Telegraph company The youth faced ar raignment iinrt trial under the Lindbergh Associated Tress 800 Workers Go on Strike ably late in August Important conferences of party leaders are to be held to determine the attitude toward LaFoIlette and Cutting both of whom advocated tho election of President Roosevelt in 1932 FORECAST TOWA Generally fair and somewhat cooler cast and southern portions Tuesday night Wednesday Increasing cloudiness MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and slightly warmer probably showers in northwest portion Tuesday night scattered show firs Wednesday with warmer in extreme east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday JQO Minimum In Night 70 At 8 A Tuesday Rainfall oi of an Inch Although storm clouds gave Ma Kn City several ugly looks Monday knd Monday night the tangible re Hulls In the GlobeGazette rain gage was only 04 of an inch of precipi tation Tuesday afternoon at 3 bclock thc temperature 92 de grees were blown down At the Rudolph Mitardy farm n short distance north of Toeterviliu a shed was moved on its foundation and trees were torn down Several persons were reported having seen the funnel of the storm which passed over this area about 4 oclock in the afternoon No damage at St Ansgar waa report ed At Mason City Monday night a rainfall of 04 of an inch was re ported following a day when the maximum temperature was 100 Tuesdays high was 92 degrees A heavy wind rain and hall Mon day evening blew down trees and stripped cornfields south of Cresco Wave Not I5rrKen Little hope for general rains to break the new heat wave was held out by the weather bureau Tues day The weather bureau reported crops still in pretty good shape1 due to showers which have fallen intermittently during the last few weeks Temperatures again shot over the 100 mark Monday reachinga top of 102 at Iowa Falls Waterloo re ported a top of 101 Charles City pnd Burlington 100 Forest City find Marshalltown 99 and DCS Moines 97 Scattered showers fell the heavi est at Davenport totalingAS of an inch Other precipitations ranged from traces too light to measure to 11 of an inch at Cedar Rapids Endurance Flyers at End of Their Fifth Day Over Meridian MERIDIAN Tunr 26 Meridians endurance flyers Al and Fred Key brothers today were completingtheir fifth day of con tinuous flight over this section droning away in their attempt to remain In the air longer than the 23 day record set by thc Hunter brothers of Illinois They took to the air last Thursday night Charles Cityan Given ROCKFORD June B Kerley Charles City was arrested here Sunday forenoon and placed in jail on a charge of intoxication He appeared in Mayor Wilsons court Monday morning and was fined SI00 and costs of 510 which was paid n Streetcars Armored to Meet Possible Trouble MILWAUKEE June 26 About 800 union employes one third of the workers of the Milwau kee Electric Railway and Light company at 4 a m today walked out on strike fulfilling threats hanging in fire since last winter While union leaders claimed they could cripple power and lighting facilities despite the fact they were in the minority by removing men from important posts in the huge Lakeside power plant lights con tinued to glow as the dawn broke and Owl street cars armored with wire mesh and some carrying pickets rolled over the tracks Attempts to Fail That last minute attempts to reach an agreement would fail was indicated when Joseph A Padway counsel for the state Federation of Labor who had been taking part in conferences announced that S B Way president of the utility who has remained adamant in all dis putes with organized labor had re fused to see union representatives About midnight the optimistic sentiment of Maj John C Moore national labor board mediator turn ed glum and at 3 a the strike became assured when representa tives of the Employes Mutual Bene fit association a company union departed for home Appeal to Washington A citizens committee composed of business and industrial leaders who had been hoping for peace and aiding in last nights negotiations remained in session despite the E M B A members action and discussed an appeal to Washington to enter the scone under the au thority bestowovl by the recently enacted labor disputes law In refusing to call upon the union officials directors of the E M B A in a resolution Raid In view of the fact that the American Federation of Labor or dered the threatened strike and that the E M B A has repeatedly offered a peaceful solution of the matters in dispute the appeal of he citizens committee should be directed to the A F of L unions hat ordered ore Trip WASHINGTON June 26 President Roosevelt will talk to the nation over the air at p central standard time Thursday presumably to give a report on the state of the nations affairs He has given a few such talks since he became president on March 1933 The subject of the forth comingaddress was not made known Returning to Washington from a trip Into New England the presi dent emphasized that he had no in tention of injecting politics Into any talks he may make upon his return across the country from the west coast this summer Answers Speculation This given out through a secretary Stephen T Early as a result of speculation on the political significance of Mr Roosevelts cross country tnp this summer dur ing his journey from Hawaii After making his talk to the na tion Mr Roosevelt will clear up his desk Friday and depart Saturday from Annapolis on his cruise Mr Roosevelt worked today on government business which must be disposed of this week Signs Trison Bill He sjgned aome bills oue authorizing formation of a Cor poration to insure more effective diversification of prison Industries I am glad to approve this he said In a statement because it represents a distinct advance in the progress of prison industries Without any important competi lon with private industry or labor the government creasingly useful who need to learn how to Cvorkand to learn that work in itself is hon orable and is a practical substitute for criminal methods of earning ones 1 To Stop at Mr Roosevelt has called at Port Prince Haiti on his tentaUve for the cruise to Hawaii A new emergency labor board wtlvwule power to settle such luestlons as collective bargaining vas expected to emerge from con erences today with an announce ment of the boards personnel and an order defining its authority be icved due In a few hours The president had scores of sug gestions for the now commissions o regulate the stock markets and he communications systems Jjunlis jinil Pecorn It has been generally accepted hat James M Landis of the federal rade commission and Ferdinand Po ora counsel for the senate bnnk ng committee would be among the ive appointed to the stock market oard Many names have figured in the peculation over the communlca Tiirn to 1 Column 2 can provide in work for those Snow Falls After Heat Wave Passe MINERAL June 26 Snow fell in this section of the ierra Nevada mountains last night where only a few hours he ore people were complaining of he heat The sudden storm left ix inches of new snow at tlio sum 11 It of the new Mount Lassen loop lighway FACTOR ORDERED FREED FROM JAIL Judge Grants Habeas Corpus Because of Delay in Extradition CHICAGO June 26 Fwan A Evans of the United States circuit court of appeals today or dered the release of John Factor wealthy speculator from the Syca more jail where he has been held pending the issuance of a final order for his extradition to England on charges of defrauding investors oE Tho judge delayed signing thc order until tomorrow to permit counsel for the British crown to get In touch with the state department at Washington Judge Evans acted on thc writ of habeas corpus after receiving a petition presented by Factors wife asking tho release of her husband under a section of the nxtradUlon act which provides that a prisoner shall be released if the secretary of state has failed to Issue the final or der within 60 days after the court order The 60 day time Saturday night limit expired Wray Studies Illinois Plan on Sales Tax Complete Organizing for Collection and Accounting Imvu Dully Asan 1orl Molnen Hotel fly JAMES MAXWJEIX DES MOINES June completion of a sales tax collection and accounting organization In tho state house and throughout Iowa was begun yesterday by Director Fred H Wray upon his return from a study of the system in Illi nois A temporary organization was set up in Des Koines immediately afte the sales tax law was passed bu the collection and accounting or ganization must be complete bj July dale of the first quar tcrly payment of taxes collected Eventually this department wll be required to keep Individ ual accounts At the present the de partment will be required to account for and collect approximately front over sources In Charge of Office Director Wray was accompanist to Illinois by T C Hutchinson h charge of bookkeeping and J F Hamilton who will be in charge of all other office work It was learned that Illinois began 10 months ago with a very elaborate system and nfter seven months pr operation the first months pay ments had not yet been entered and thesales tax department did not know Which taxpayerswere ijp to date and whlch were delinquent Then Illinois simplified its system and has been able to catch up and keep up with collections with the system now in operation It was this system which Director Wray and his assistants studied and which Is beingInstalled here HI5 Are Employed In Illinois 345 are persons In its offices and 132 field auditors The Iowa office now em ploys 74 In Its office and 24 In the field The Iowa law limits the maxi mum cost for the administration of the law to 3 per cent Director Wrny found that in Illinois thc tax so far has been collected at a cost of per cent The study and application of the Illinois System to Towa was made at thc direction of the board of as sessment and review on the recom mendation of Director Wray and Board Member Louis B Roddcwlg who made a study of the sales tax organizations last March Licenses Required Tp date the Iowa sales tax de partment has collected in li cense fees from firms which are required to be licensed in order to qualify for thc collection of the Lax No sales tax proper has as yet been collected by the department Such collections will not begin until July i In addition to Its present work the Iowa sales tax department must be ready by the first of next year to collect and account for a tax on corporations and about 160 000 individuals who under the law will begin paying net Income taxes beginning in 1933 Justice Department Cant Furnish Horse for Dillinger Hunter WASHINGTON Time 20 An old plainsman has learned to his disgust that the department ot justice hasnt got a horse Eyes alight with the prospect of capturing John Dilllngcr and a 000 reward he approached J Edgar Hoover director of investigation I learned to shoot under Buffalo the hardbitten son of the west said all I need is a Hoover had to tell him that the department has no horses SI BRIBE OFFER REVEALED ST PAUL Tune 26 E Warren commissioner of public safety today disclosed he was of fered a bribe to permit a certain group to appoint the next thief of KAUFFMAN SAYS U S WILL NEVER JUNK NEW DEAL OConnor Lauds Work of FCA at Convention of Iowa Bankers DES MOINES June 20 timism for tho future course of the United Stales was expressed by B F Kauffman president of thc Iowa Bankers association at tho associa tions annual convention hero today Kauffman declared that tho new deal is hero We can like it or not ho said but it la still President Kautfnuvn said he be lieved the people of the United States will never junk tho new deal lie said wo have rarely taken a step back by repeal of any new ideas incorporated into our stat adding that mony of thc so caMcd and communis tic ideas said to be Incorporated In new deal legislation have been In use for many years Assist CoOrdinal Ion Kauffman declared however that many improvements can be made in tho methods ns thought and time will develop but above all we should do our part to assist In a proper coordination oC all tho agen cies now at Kauffman read a letter received from Gen Hugh S Johnson NRA administrator who expressed regret he was unable to attend tho conven tion which he had been Invited to towa bankers were called upon by Frank A OConnor Dubuque gen eral counsel of the eighth district of UIQ FCA to combat criticisms aimed to weaken the structure of tho farm credit administration HelpingAgriculture OConnor said the farm credit administration Is a mighty Instru mentality set up to help lift agri culture to n place of permanent self OConnor Inuded thc record of the Omaha bank In assisting the farm ers of Iowa and adjoining states and declared that criticism of the bank should be based upon a know ledge of all the He declared he would not lower the level of his discussion by stoop Ing to personalities as he said many critics of the bank have but rather would defend as a matter of principle and conscience tho ad ministration of this farm credit co operative system Knows Its Record Knowing Its record and the spir it of those who labor with me I cannot do he said Tho general counsel told the bankers that the Omaha bank from Tune n 1983 to June 20 il34 has made loans amounting to fir5846 700 of which went to Iowa adding ft to be an undeni able fact that the Omaha bank has lod the field except for two months in the year just While agreeing that some of the criticisms may be justified he point er out that if those who contended lie banks appraisals are too low were correct there Hhould be no dif ficulty In finding other sources from which funds could be obtained Spend Publics Money Pointing out that human nature 1 such that men are disposed to be rather generous with other peo ple s he said that this in es pecially true with regard to govern ment funds Millions of very fine citizens are quite willing to distri bute the governments funds quite generously among their neighbors he Tt should be remembered how ever that mortgages must Turn tn Page X Column be FRANK A CVCONNOK JOHNSON CLAIMS CODE VIOLATED NRA Chief Comments Upon Closing of Tennessee Hosiery Mills WASHINGTON June 20 Hugh S Johnson said today that without some amelioration tho blue eagle is not going to bo re to the Harriman hosiery mills InTennessee The Harrlman plant was closed down last night putting 053 persons out ot work and officials of the company Issued a statement plac ing the blame on NRA and Admin istrator Johnson Has No Doubt I have no doubt of violation of tho hosiery Johnson said at a press conference I have less doubt of it now than over Johnson said the case was before the justice department for prosecu tion and that ho did not know what the department was going to do It Is a little bit Johnson said KvUlcuce Insufficient The NRA administrator disclosed that on June 18 the justice tloprat ment advised the national labor board that on the basis of a tran script of a hearing on tho Harrl man case before the Atlanta re jionnl labor board the department did not consider the evidence suf iclent to warrant legal prosecu Both Johnson and Gcorgo L 3arry divisional administrator who handled tho Harrlman case said a complete flic in the case has since icon forwarded to Attorney Gen Cumnilngs containing facU In addition to those on which the de partment made Its first ruling HEART REMOVED IN OPERATION AND PUT BACK STILL WORKS LANCASTER June 26 UP medical profession keenly nterosted kept touch by telephone as Georgo Hampton continued to Improve after an operation In which his heart was lifted from Its lace stitched to close n stab ivound and replaced Hampton stabbed In the honrt Sunday night was slightly im proved today hospital officials aid They disclosed that physicians rom many points were keeping In touch with developments in the mlque case by telephone The stab wound is alleged to lave been inflicted by Hamptons ousokeeper Mrs Myrtle Dorwart ihe is In jail awaiting the outcome f Hamptons wound FOREST CITY IS SCENE OF THEFT BY TWO BANDITS Car Taken From Holdup Victim Recovered in Mason City FOREST CITY Juno ing him at the point of a gun two unmasked men lato Monday night entered the home of A R Jones manager of the local took htm to the store where they made him open the door and forced him to show them where was hidden They then took him after tying his hands in his own car 2 miles south of Forest City where they opened the car door and shoved hlrn out The car was found several hours Inter in front of 837 Fourth street southwest Mason City Mr Jones had been family was visiting at when he was disturbed about oclockby a hammering at the back door Answering th0 loud knocks he was surprised by the two men one oC whom thrust a gun In his the same time threatening keep quiet and nothing will happen to Circle Downtown Following the robbers instruc tions he took his car which wag parked in front of his garage and drove to the downtown section of Forest City Some menwere loiter ing near the A and P etore sothe bandita Instructed him to circle the block The streets were empty when the trio returned and afterparkingthe oar Jones vyas forced toopen the cloop of the i store Tho largerman of thopair entered the carry ing n flashlight Onco In the store the men com manded the manager to forkit and facedwith the gun h had no choiceto they had received the total of 220 In cash the bandits tied the managers hands and pushed him into the car Get Out Approximately two miles south of town the larger man opened the door saying Heres where yomget and shoved Jones from the car Jones fell on his forehead and was slightly injured The car was found at about 4 oclock early Tuesday morningin Mason City and officers were searching the sedan for clews Tues day Jones and Sheriff J p John ston of Wimicbago county were In Mason City Tuesday to take the car back and see whether any new de velopments had been found here Mr Jones obtained some excellent descriptions of the men in his ex perience Monday night The larger man he stated weighed about 200 pounds was rawboned had a light complexion was about 30 to 35 years of age with long eyebrows and was wearing black and white striped summer trousers a light shirt and staw hat The smaller man had red bushy hair wore a dark suit and was hatless Dionne Family Fed Up With Curious Visitors CORBEIL June 28 Ovlla Dionne the 34 year old far mer who said Im the sort of fel ow they should put In when old he was the father of qulnlup ets apparently feels much the same vay about tt four weeks after their birth Other members of the Dionne family also are fed up with the potllght the birth of the babies trought Were tired of all the aid Oliver Dionne the Infanta grandfather Some are nice but others nre just curious Its hard tp know whom to trust I guess Its btst not to trust anybody We were always used to living a quiet and simple life and now suddenly to have visitors arrive from all over Canada and the Unit ed tormenting Some nre very disappointed they cannot soe the babies but they should realize its Impossible I havent seen them myself Rcujipofnted ns Postmaster June Eva Keith who has served an postmaster u0re for a period exceeding 34 years has received word of her riappoint ment for another term of four years United States Map How many detached territories has U What are they When did they become part of U S Which was the last state to enter the union Which Is state The one with coastline Which is the smallest the longest the Sunset state Stub Toe state The Peli can state Is the goldenrod the state flower of more than one state H so what are they Enclose 10 cents In coin to cover cost of handling Use coupon Jfason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Hnskln director Washington C I enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapper for the new Map of the United States Name Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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