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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 12, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRE8S LEASED W1KB SEKV1CS MASON CITY IOWA THUESDAY JULY 12 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 236 Richberg in His New Job Not Expected to Go Back to Old Post With NRA the youthful matic legal HERBERT PLUMMEK ASHING TON July 12 While consider a b 1 e mystery continues to en velop just what the president had in mind when he named Donald R Richberg NRA general counsel as coordinator of t h e various emergency relief activities during the summer many observers believe one thing is certain It is doubtful if eloquent and diplo Iviser for NRA will return to his old post in the fall Although granted leave of ab sence from NRA until Sept 1 it is thought Mr Roosevelt has other plans for Richberg in the future The best guess seems to be that his duties will be in the field of plan ning for retention of those phases of the new deal deemed worthy of being made permanent In his new job Richberg will have opportunity to view the whole ma chinery of recovery in broad out line and not simply from the stand point of NRA This experience plus the ability he has demonstrated already as one of the key men of NRA should make him doubly valuable to the adminis tration in the working out of its plans in the future Breathing Spell Here Everything points to the quietest period from now until Sept 1 the national capital has experienced since President Roosevelt enterSd the white house on March 4 1933 It begins to appear as if that longawaited breathing spell for DECLARES NRA HELPED FARMERS All Ready for Big NRA Drive Declares Straus from his vacation cruise The whole governmental setup apparently will rock along in easy fashion until the PLAN TO CLEAN UP EVERY CODE WITHIN 30 DAYS Committee Head Explains Program Outlined by Hugh Johnson WASHINGTON July 12 NRA focused every energy today on the big job of completing blue eagle code making within 30 days We are all set said Robert K Straus youthful chairman of the hree man committee named by Hugh S Johnson for the cleanup task Every division of NRA ia push ing the plan Straus said We want to clean up every code in the build ing in 30 days Set by Johnson The time limit was set by John son jjst before he flew westward on a speaking and vacation trip Simultaneously the NRA chief pro mulgated a basic code designed for the scores of still uncoded small industries Straus described the program out lined by Johnson to end code making and free NRA for enforcement work as falling into lour parts First he said there are indus tries for which we will continue to develop individual codes In this group were ranked 135 pending codes on which NRA wants an agreement within two weeks Special Conditions there were codes described boththe caoital and the nation is a reality So far as is Also khbim no and important Itiated until the economic labor or legal conditions These do not come under the basic code offer but will have individual codes developed The class includes last of August i shipping anthracite coal communi Mr Roosevelt has passed out the cations and all the major utility and fabricated structural steel indus tries Second Strauss said we have industries which will choose to merge with existing kindred codes NRA expects most of the uncoded industries to choose this method It word to his aides to take it easy po litically be several of them touring the country during the next few weeks making speeches in be half of the new deal but a re newal of the feverish activity which has characterized the past months is not expected It probably wont be until the U S S Houston docks in Seattle some time in August and lands its distinguished passenger that things will start really humming once more Telling Constituents To 33 year old Thomas OMalley of Wisconsin a first termer in the house probably goes the distinction of thinking up the most novel method of acquainting his constit uents of what he did in their behalf in the seventythird congress in an effort to convince them to keep him in for another term The youthful and earnest Mr OMalley consumed some eight pages in the congressional record just before adjournment in making cut his case He listed every vote he cast and gave in detail the reasons why he voted as he did He went back through past issues of the record picked out those instances where he participated in debate on the floor or made a speech and set them forth in detail Its probably one of the few times a congressman ever managed to get a reprint on extensive anything quite so FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Thursday night and Friday probably oc casional showers or thunder storms continued warm MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday possibly local thunderstorms in south portion Thursday after noon or Thursday night slightly cooler Thursday at Duluth LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 83 Minimum in Night 61 At 8 A M 7fi Kainfall 26 After a day of numerous rain threats the weather man Wednes day night opened the faucet and dropped a quarter of an inch of moi sture on Mason City This brought the July total to 198 inches will speed up the plan of consolidat ing all blue eagle codes already numbering 476 to the lowest possi ble number probably 300 for the im mediate future Some Do Nothing In tie third class we have in dustries applying for the basic code and finally those which will do nothing Straus explained The basic code promulgated by Johnson leaves the wage and hour requirements blank It provided that these figures should be taken from those in related codes The basic agreement guarantees labors right of collective bargain ing bans child labor sets safety health and related standard rules establishes a system of open price reporting and permits the later ad dition of other fair trade practices if 75 per cent or more of the in dustry approves P R Jacobson to Head Associated Retailers Mason Cityan to Head Amalgamation of 12 Groups Fire Sweeps Through Mesa Verde Forest MANGOS Colo July 12 Stretching out over a mile front a forest fire was reported sweeping uncontrolled today through heavy stands of timber in the Mesa Verde National park Forest officials sent all available men in the park about 70 of them to the fire zone late yesterday in an effort to check the fire which started Tuesday during a storm Philip R Jacobson of Mason City secretary of the Iowa Retail Hard ware association was elected pres ident of newly organized Associat ed Retailers of Iowa Wednesday when the statewide association rep resenting 35000 Iowa retailers was put into operation at Des Moines President Jacobson said the pur pose of the association was to ob tain the adoption by its members of such regulations as may be con ducive to their benefit and the ben efits of the public generally to adopt such measures and means as will tend to build up trade to ob tain state municipal and national legislation just and equitable to the interests of Iowa retailers and to oppose such legislation as would prove detrimental to their welfare Twelve Groups Join Although the association was de4 signed to further the interests of the retailers it is not just another organization for retailers to sup ort said Mr Jacobson It is rath er an amalgamation of associations of which there are 12 and member ship in the retailers own associa tion automatically entitles him to membership in the new organiza tion There are no paid officers and it is not a political organization The Associated Retailers of Iowa includes the associations of drug gists lumber merchants implement dealers grocers drygoods and wearing apparel merchants auto mobile dealers clothiers hardware merchants shoe dealers credit as sociations Hag Protective The association will have a pro tective capacity for retailers in Iowa that they should have estab lished a long time ago said Mr Jacobson Bach association will ap point two members who with the secretary of the association will act as directors in the new organiza tion Mr Jacobson will also serve on the associations directory board for the Iowa Retail Hardware associa tion Harry Marston of Mason City will serve on a like board for the Iowa Automotive Merchants asso ciation To Meet in DCS Moines The first annual meeting of the organization will be held the sec ond week in October at Des Moines Other officers elected were Rob ert H Duffy Des Moines Iowa Dry Goods and Apparel association vice president C H Chase Ames Iowa Implement Dealers association sec ond vice president and N H Niel son Des Moines secretary of the Retail Merchants bureau of the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce sec retarytreasurer R JACOBSON MRS ROOSEVELT WITH MRS DALL Reported to Have Departed by Automobile for Lake Tahoe Nevada SACRAMENTO Cal July 12 UP a transcontinental pas senger plane here this morning Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt report edly departed by automobile Lake Tahoe Nev to join Six Men Burned in Explosion at Plant CHICAGO July 12 men were bunred four severely in an explosion in the packing room of a chocolate company early today John D Warfield Jr president of the company suggested that the explosion probably occurred in a cocoa grinding machine Damage was estimated at JAMIE WILL HEAD ST PAUL POLICE ST PAUL July 12 ander G Jamie head of the Chi cagos famous criminal apprehen sion agency the Secret Six to day was appointed chief of police of St Paul by H E Warren commis sioner of public safety for her daughter Mrs Anna Roosevelt Dall Met at the airport by Miss L A I Hickok a New York friend Mrs I Roosevelt taxied to a Sacramento I hotel walked through the lobby and j stepped into an automobile parked in the alley Belongs to Daughter The machine was reported to be long to her daughter who may have driven into Sacramento earlier in the day It was uncertain whether Mrs Roosevelt was headed for a summer home at Lake Tahoe which Miss Hickok is reported to have taken or for the Arrowhead D desert ranch where Mrs Dall is establish ing a Nevada divorce residence Sheds No Light Mrs Roosevelt shed no light on her movements She had been silent as to her plans ever since she left Chicago last night Slie doesnt want any publicity on this trip Miss Althca McMas ters stewardess on the transcon tinental plane explained Mrs Dall expects to file a divorce suit against Curtis B Dall New York broker late this month The Truck Drivers of Minneapolis Will Strike on Monday Pacific Coast Longshoremen and Employers Agree to Arbitrate By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minneapolis truck drivers have voted to strike next Monday St Paul truckmen were to vote Thurs day night Striking longshoremen on the Pacific coast and their employers have agreed to an arbitration pro posal by the federal labor disputes board Twelve hundred union teamsters at Oakland Cal voted to walk out at midnight Wednesday in connec tion with the longshoremens strike along the west coast San Francisco of similar action Talk of a general strike on Pacific coast continues receiving new impetus at Portland Ore where four pickets were wounded in a clash with police A tentative peace agreement has been reached in the strike at the Wehr Steel company in West Allis Wis Amalgamated Association Steel Workers at Warren Ohio have voted not to return to work at the Republic Steel corporation until a union contract is signed A two week strike of employes at the Corn Products Refining com pany in Pekin 111 was ended by ratification of an agreement Cudahy Packing company em ployes at Salt Lake City struck de manding more money MORE BOMBINGS SHAKE AUSTRIA 5 PERSONS HURT One Explosion Destroys Auto Other Damages Priests House VIENNA July 12 new bombing outrages were reported in Austria today only a few hours af ter Chancellor Dollfuss nad an nounced a new antiterror cam paign with the death penalty for posession of explosives Five persons four of them tour ists were injured at Salzburg when a bomb destroyed the automobile of a member of the Dollfuss fath erland front organization Another bomb shattered many windows and slightly damaged a priests house at Bucrs in western Austria Issue Firm Denial Meanwhile the German legation here issued a firm denial of reports that the minister had been notified to prepare to return to Berlin and said such instructions are not ex pected The car at Salzburg was parked in front of a small tavern near the picturesque Klosterbraeu a beer hall well known to most Americans who have visited Salzburg The tavern wae partially wrecked and the automobile was blown to bits The tourist members of the group were arriving at Salzburg from Graz All were Austrians The fifth victim was a 12 year old girl who had just been sent from home to the tavern for beer Seven Nazis Jailed Seven nazis were jailed on sus picion in connection with the Salz burg bombing Meanwhile in Kindberg Styria a nazi was arrested for setting fire to a hay stack in an effort to dis rupt a fatherland front meeting He will be court martialcd The incident called to mind that the first man hanged after restor i ation of the death penalty in Aus tria was a tramp who fired a hay stack last January That case also was in Styria Major General Wilhelm Zehner commandant of the fourth brigade in the Austrian army was appoint ed undersecretary of defense SELLING NRA TO FARMERS VOTE FOR STRIKE MINNEAPOLIS July 12 Union truck drivers charging their employers have double crossed them have voted to go On strike Monday Truckmen in St Paul will vote tonight whether to join the strike One of their leaders told the Minne apolis truck Grivers at last nights meeting St Paul is with you We have the same grievances The meeting adopted a resolution calling upon other trade unions of the Twin Cities to rally to our support with moral and financial aid and to be ready for sympa thetic strike action if such becomes necessary Have Disregarded Terms Union leaders charged at last j nights meeting that employers had disregarded terms of the agreement which terminated a strike last May Two persons were killed and more than 200 injured in disorders grow ing out of that strike The Central labor union also in session last night endorsed the ac tion of the truckers union William Brown president of the Minneapolis truckers union said 6000 men here will be affected by the strike while 4000 men would be called out by a walkout in St Paul Minneapolis union truckers are demanding higher wages better hours and working conditions and the right of union organization Strike Threats Increase SAN FRANCISCO July 12 T1 of a general strike in creased today as 3700 truck driv ers of San Francisco bav cities TEMPERATURES CLIMB IN IOWA Worst Electrical Storm in Years Brings Heavy Rain at Washington Temperatures began to climb in Iowa Thursday alter rains had cooled off most of the state Mer curies approached the 100 mark in southern Iowa and the nineties in the northern section Mason City received 26 of an inch of rain during Wednesday night The worst electrical storm in years burst over Washington and vicinity early Thursday bringing with it 201 inches of rain The storm which lasted three and a half hours overflowed creeks pushed some small corn into the ground and caused slight damage to communication lines Temperatures were pretty high in the southern part of Iowa Wed nesday the weather bureau report ed the top being 99 at Albia Skies were clear to cloudy Thursday with prospect of more rain Thursday night The bureau said rainfall was fair ly general over the eastern part of the state Wednesday night Heavi est precipitation was 146 inches at Davenport Iowa City received 137 GENERAL HUGH S JOHNSON Wheat Rises Again Corn CHICAGO July J2 prices advanced cents a bushel today despite the weakening influence of corn which lost to 2js cents of its spectacular four cent gain of yesterday Accumulated buying in the wake of the governments forecast of a reduced 1934 United States rain production buoyed wheat here and in other leading markets but ural offerings favorable weather and profit taking forced corn off as nuch as 4 cents at times Septem ber going as low as OS cents Wheat bounded up 3 cents at the opening on top of yesterdays five cent gain but buying pressure soon spent itself September reached as ligh as 96 cents but closed at 94 S1 inches Forest City 84 Burlington 87 Marshalltown 48 Keokuk 46 Cedar Rapids 42 and Iowa Falls 34 Other light showers ranged from 02 of an inch at Des Moines and Al bia to 20 of an inch at Charles City Roy Bctzer of Des Moines was overcome by the heat Wednesday I the caacrsnip race and taken to a hospital Animal Trainer in Hospital Alligator Doesnt Play Fair JACKSON Tenn July 12 Pi Bob Barron an animal trainer for a traveling show exhibiting here was in a hospital today because ei ther he or an alligator became too enthusiastic about their act As scheduled Barron placed his head in the alligators mouth during the performance last night The alligator bit down That was not scheduled The showmans condition is not believed to be serious SEEDOOLiNGAS TAMMANY CHOICE r j Thursday to Moscow Heavy Favorite to Assume course Not ii FLIT PLANNED WORLD Five American Aviators to Start Goodwill Tour on Sunday CHICAGO July 12 Five American flyers plotted a roundthe world course today for a goodwill flight to be started Sunday under the sponsorship of a group of Amer ican businessmen The long trail for their solitary trip led chiefly to Moscow where they planned to spend a week or two making friendship hops from the soviet capital Going by way of Bermuda the Azores Paris and Berlin they rout ed their return across Siberia and Alaska to Chicago Alexander at Heart Lieut Comm William H Alexan der of New York former chief in I structor at the U S navy training i station at Pensacola Fla will be in command of the plane j With him will be as copilots i Lieut Comm John Wycliffe Ise jman of New York author of several textbooks on aviation and Major William C Brooks of Lincoln Nebr who organized the Nicaraguan air force and was the first man to set a loop record with 237 consecutive loops and the first altitude record holder with 27500 feet both made in 1919 Finch HaUio Officer Radio officer will be Capt Arthur Finch of the merchant marine Flight mechanic will be John Fit kalo It was possible a sixth man either Charles Healy Day or S A McClellan both of New York would accompany them as technical offi cer The plane will go first to New j York arriving about midnight Sun day Refueling it will take off Mon day at dawn for Bermuda and con tinue Tuesday to the Azores Wed nesday it will fly to Paris and JOHNSON CALLS ON IOWANS NOT TO LOSE FAITH 3 Billion Dollars Has Been Added to Buying Power TEXT ON PAGE 4 WATERLOO July 12 3 Johnson aggressive adrainistra cr ot the NRA arrived in the heart of the corn belt today seelt ngto sell the farmer the indus rial blue eagle Delayed some three hours by rough air conditions encountered by his plane cnroute the general arrived shortly after 2 p m In eliver his scheduled address on his 0 day midwestern tour Speaking in the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress hippodrome where annually parade the pride rf horoughbred hogs and cattle ohnson unloosed his militant ora tory in telling what the NRA in opinion had dcne for the far mer Go Jump in Lake When anybody tells you that NRA and the blue eagle have not done for the farmer all that hi hoped you can confidently tell them to go jump in the lake told his audience Gov Clyde L Herring Iowas first democratic chieftain in two score years presented General Johnson and extended the official welcome for the state lauding the NRA administrator and expressing confidence that the administration was bringing a new deal for the industrial United Staves A 45 minute band concert preced ed the generals address Crpwds pouring into the hlgpbarome ffoni nearby territory a festive air It had been officially proclaimed National Recovery Bay by the governor Demo Jeaders There Democratic leaders from over the slate were among the listeners Congressman A C Willford enter tained political leaders at a noon clay luncheon while some 300 Wa terloo businessmen district county and city NRA code authorities at tended a luncheon which the gen erals late arrival prevented him from attending With Johnson were Miss Frances Robinson his secretary and Col Robert Lea NRA assistant at Washington J 7 Hughes Iowa NRA admin istrator Attorney General E L OConnor Chairman L C Kurtz of the Iowa compliance board and Postmaster Steve Hill of Des Moines were among the prominent lowans attending First Speech of Tour Iowa farmers heard Johnson de clare that all the other government departments had not done so much for you as NRA In the first speech of a western tour Johnson said his industrial machinery had put 3000000 city workers back on pay rolls and added S3000000000 to domestic purchas ing power That may not be much but aint that something he added Thats NRAs contribution to vour welfare ARE YOU HOT Post Vacated by John F Curry NEW YORK July 12 James J Dooling choice of the na tional democratic party organiza Uecided j After its week or two of friend ship hops the plane will fly in one day to Braguzln on Lake Baikal i where fuel will be waiting Next day I it will go to Tigi on the Kamchat j ka peninsula The third day it will go to Nome From Nome its course depends on the Canadian government If a per mit is granted to fly over Canada it will come to Chicago by way of Winnipeg Otherwise it will go to Iowa Baptists to Meet IOWA FALLS July 12 fortythird annual assembly of Iowa Baptists will open here Sunday for a two week session Thirtv Biblical ranch whereshe is living is 42 miles walked out to tighten the commerce mJRionary andeducational courses north of Reno I Turn to rase 1 Column 2 will be offered tion became the heavy favorite to day for the leadership of Tammany Hall and the post vacated by John F Curry Dooling3 election at next Mon days meeting of the Halls execuI Portland thence to Minneapolis and live committee was made a virtual to Chicago ithdrawal from j p race by Edward J Ahearn and announcement of his support for Doolinp Ahearns withdrawal leave only Dooling and Stephen A Ruddy in the race It was Doolinfr midtown Manhat tan district leader who largely en gineered the recent rebellion that forced Curry out na leader with Ahearn on the side of the rebels in the season of lighter lunches and suppers outdoor meals and pic nics this collection of 150 recipes for Soups Salads and Sandwiches will prove especially useful You will be surprised how many otlightful things especially suitable fur the season can be economically made from materials usually on hand in the kitchen or kitchenette Make the summer menus attrac tive 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