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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                f rt jf UEU 4 Alt OF T OF I norm lowas J4RA DAILY PAPER w for the Home 52 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AJtX NOBTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 27 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 275 No Move for Some Weeks Real Action on New Speaker to Start Next Month JOHN N By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON Aug 27 Democratic politicians look for no definite move toward the choice of a speaker of I the house to suc ceed the Jate Henry T Rainey for some weeks yet Therell be a lot of talk countless claims and counter claims almost daily but little one can actually put a finger on as evidence on the way the wind is blowing During the latter part of Septem ber presumably when President Roosevelt returns to Washington from the summer white house at Hyde Park administration leaders in congress are expected in the cap ital for a series of conferences Vice President Garner has been invited to be present The future course of the new deal including important decisions about the ad ministrations legislative program in the next congress is expected to be charted at the time A Major Problem The death of Rainey places the question of his successor in the first rank of major problems now facing the administration The safe guarding of important new deal legislation in the coming congress is at stake That the white house will play a handsoff policy in the choosing of the next speaker insofar as possi ble is taken for granted now But that a situation could arise where it would be necessary for Mr Roose velt to show his hand is also ad The cry of sectionalism or the outh to in the saddle such as was Laised time ofRatoey elec Tnetherc nue to avoid a fight Ay actual coirat now the states below the Mason and Dixon line hold chairmanships of 29 of the 47 committees in the house with control in the senate 3ust about ucom by one section of the country is certain to have its ef fect in the choice of Raineys suc cessor How It Shapes tJp Politicians figure it out wuh pencil andpaper in this manner When Rainey was elected speaker there were 313 democrats in the house They were located geograph ically as follows West 54 north 116 south 93 It is agreed generally that what losses the democrats suffer in the coming general elections will be to the north and west sections of the country That being true the south and border states may have more than a majority in the next con e question then would seem to beIf the cry of sectionalism is raised will the southern and border states in the interest of keepiag harmony within the party be will tag to step aside or will they use their majority to elect one of their own regardless Iowa Leads Nation in Livestock Value REVEAL DETAILS OF NRA FIGHT Davis Envisions Planned Production Program TELLS FARMERS THAT THEY WILL HAVE FINAL SAY Believes Present Plan Should Be Carried Through 1935 DBS MOINES Aug 27 Chester C Davis administrator of the AAA envisioned a future pro gram of cooperatively planned pro duction to supply markets at home and abroad and return a fair price to farmers in an address today at the Iowa state fair Davis address was the highlight of the Farm Bureau federation program which originally had call ed for the appearance of Rexford Guy Tugwell assistant secretary of agriculture If the farmers desire it Davis said the future program will be one of cooperatively planned pro duction Curried Through 1935 I believe that the present com modity programs should be carried on through 1935 with certain modi fications to bring a closer coordina tion between them with emphasis on restoration of grass and forage and soi improving crops on a por tion of the acreage which in the past has been devoted to cash crops for which there is no market Thus did Davis make known that the administration has no intention of WASHINGTON Aug 27 Iowa led the nation in value of its livestock in 19S3 Gross income of Iowa farmers from livestock ac cording to department of agricul ture figures was 248394000 The cash income was Gross income of the state from crops was 558066000 and cash income includ ing benefit payments for the year was 544509000 presentdomestic allotment program is completed However he made it clear that No agricultural program will be adopted or long continued unless it is a farmers program understood by them and carried forward by them Will Consalt Farmers The final word he told his fanner listeners on agricultural policy when it is spoken will be said by you Davis said the nation was now passing out of the emergency phase of agricultural adjustment Excessive supplies will be wiped out in the case of many commodi ties by the end of the current year and the adjustment should be com pleted before conclusion of the 1935 program The future problem con fronting the farmers of America therefore will not be one of con1 tinual reduction but of cooperation in adjustment of productive effort to supply the current market at home and abroad at a fair price to the farmer Part of Price Due Processing taxes on hogs which now total S225 a hundredweight provide an income which should be looked on as part of the price due fanners from consumers expendi tures Davis said He compared hog market prices since October 1933 before the pro cessing tax became effective and pointed out that in spite of the I processing tax hog prices have av Xurn to Fase 2 Column 5 FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy cooler in southern and north central portions Possibly showers in southeast portion Monday night Tuesday fair cooler in ex treme south portion MINNESOTA Fair and slightly cooler probably light frost Monday night Tuesday fair with slowly rising temper ature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 78 Minimum in Night 50 At 8 A M Monday 6S Figures for like period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 71 Minimum In Night 42 OTHERWORKERS MAY JOIN STRIKE Textile Walkout on Sept 4 May Include Silk and Woo Industries WASHINGTON Augi 27 The strike committee of the United Textile workers with plans com pleted for a general strike in the cotton textile industry on Sept 4 STRIKE LEADER BEATEN Ciey Oaell leader of striking onion workers at McGuffey Ohio was kidnsped and beaten as an aftermath of a bombing of the mayors home The picture shows Odell several hours later at his home with his wife Elizabeth and 3 year old son Larry Odell is holding the re volver with which he held strike breakers at bay Associated Press DARES ENEMIES JO MGAIN Strike Leader Offers a Head for Any Who Get Away Alive McGUFFEY Ohio Aug 27 Vigilantes patrolled the Scioto marshlands today pledged to retal iate for strike violence as an onion workers union leader abducted once dared his enemies to kidnap him again Let them come said Okey Odell president of the agriculture work ers union and leader of striking onion marsh weeders Id give a head for any who got away alive Nonstriking onion weeders mus tered a vigilance committee of 300 indignant workers formed secret ly leaders said to retaliate for any further violence and to rid the community of undesirable strikers Still abed with injuries suffered Saturday when he was snatched from the custody of peace officers and beaten by a group described as nonunion spmpathizers Odell in sisted he would ask federal prosecu tion today of the men who mis treated him The strike leader asserted he has furnished an agent of the depart ment of justice with the names of 45 men he suspects were in the group which seized him and drove fourteen miles from this tiny com munity to administer the beating He can supply the names of 40 other men he said Comparative quiet has prevailed since Saturday night when a non striker was struck in the face by a brick Demonstrators paraded through the narrow streets twice winding past Odells home They have demanded that he leave the village WATERLOO AND STORM LAKE GET RADIO STATIONS Police Broadcasting to Start by First of October DBS MOINES Aug 27 ection of Waterloo and Storm Lake as the sites for the two new state police radio broadcasting stations authorized by the last state legis ature was announced today by At torney General E L OConnor It is planned to have both the new stations in operation by Oct 1 OConnor said announcing that bids on the equipment have been taken and contracts will be awarded with n two weeks The Waterloo and Storm Lake stations will be linked with the Cen tal state police radio KGHO in Des Moines to afford state coverage in aprehension of criminals Will Reduce JLvpense Cooperation of the two commun ities will result in a reduction in the expense of installing the new sta tions OConnor said At Waterloo station WMT has donated use of a room for equipment and the use of its former broadcasting towers and aerial and has agreed to fur nish an engineer until Feb 1 At Storm Lake the board of su pervisors has donated a room in the courthouse and use of the court house roof for erection of towers theconimerdal club agreed to1 provide an engineer Ten year li points The state plans to install special monitoring receiving sets at the two new stations and at Des Moines so that all three stations will be in touch without the necessity of oper ating a special leased wire Equipment Constructed Equipment is being constructed by E F Brown engineer of KGHO Arrangements will be made to do all the receiving in Des Moines at the statehouse anda special aerial will be strung between the outer domes of the building for this pur pose However the Des Moines broad casting unit will remain in the of fices of the Iowa Bankers associa tion in a towntown building it was announced Each station will be directed by a licensed radio engineer with one engineer at Des Monies in general supervision L L Lewis will be the engineer at Storm Lake and Brown probably will be made chief engin eer for the three stations Same Call Letters Iowa already has petitioned the federal radio commission to allow all three stations to operate on the same frequency and to designate Deputy in Palp Alto Is Located Sprout 36 Missing Since Aug 1 Is in Nevada EMMETSBURG Aug vey Sprout 36 deputy sheriff miss ing from here since Aug 1 when he left supposedly on a vacation trip has been located at Reno Nev ac cording to word received from there where it was said he was planning to divorce Mrs Vera Sprout 24 Emmetsburg who has served as county jail housekeeper during Sprouts term as deputy to Sheriff Bert Montgomery of Palo Alto county Sprout who leftin his car which he mortgaged for 175 was re ported to have appeared in several boxing shows in Nevada recently He was formerly a boxer before lo cating here where he has been an officer for two years Mrs Sprout did not confirm the divorce report but spoke of their marital troubles for the first time since his disap pearance Harvey wasnt himself for some time before he left she said He took most of his clothes and his two guns when he left He telephoned all three with the same call letters back from Mallard to my sister ten ing her where he had left a small amount of money for me and that he was going to look for a job We found out later that he spent the next day in Mason City with his l sister Mrs Jennie Dull 18 South Adams avenue and that he mortf Lan gaged our car there giving the mortgage to her Enoch A Norem Roving Reporter Arrives Home Mason Cityans Within 500 Miles of Pole on 15000 Mile Trip BEFORE A GLACIER Enoch A Norem GlobeGazette city editor who has established limself in the past two months as he roving is back in Mason City After a journey of 15000 burfifths of it by and Urs Norem arrived in Mason City Sunday forenoon Their trek which had as its ob jective their ancestral Norway ex ended into the Arctic sea within four or five hundred miles of the north pole In fact it was the ice pack stretching down from the polar re gion which set the northern termi for their ship the Stavanger fjord A daily article written by Mr Norem has been a GlobeGazette feature for almost a month and a half and will continue for at least another two weeks Right at this time in these daily letters which are somewhat in the nature of a diary for the Norems they are at the northernmost ex tremity of their journey in the Spitzbergen region The evidences are numerous and pronounced that this daily feature has been followed with avidity by the GlobeGazettes family of readers particularly those of Nor wegian nativity or ancestry Primary Elections Be HelJ on Tuesday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 1 Primary as straws showingthe way in which the wind is blowing about the new deal will be held Tuesday in Califor nia Mississippi and South Carolina Senator Hiram Johnson republi can independent supporter of Presi dent Roosevelt is generally rated the winner of both democratic and republican nominations for senator in California The democratic race for the gubernatorial nomination however in which Upton Sinclair former so cialist is a prominent candidate has administration leaders worried They fear that if he is nominated the reaction among old line demo crats might bring defeat of the 11 In this picture snapped In the Jarreaching whiteness of the Jar north E A Norem Globe Gazette city editor is shown gazing at the 200 foot high wall ol Ice forming the edge of a glacier In Magdalena Bay Spitz bergen The picture was taken by a German who entered the bay on another ship concurrent ly with the Norems vessel A great chunk of Ice let loose Jrom the glacier just alter the picture had been taken This experience near the top of the 500 mllef of the Sdrth be deSattwlW Mr Norem In his daily feature Roving Reporter In the next issue democratic house vember members in No with a separate unit designation for each The last general assembly appro priated for the installation of the new stations Missing Pilot Wires Airport He Landed His Airplane Safely ALBUQUERQUE N Mex Aug HARTLEY YOUTH DiES OF INJURY Coroner Probes Mishap in Which Boy Was Struck by Train DBS MOINES Aug 27 Kenneth Williams 14 Hartley died to Become Speaker JASPAR Ala Aug 27 Representative W B Bankhead has announced he would be a can didate for speaker of the house of representatives to succeed the late Henry T Rainey of Illinois He made the formal announcement aft er his return to his home here from the funeral of Speaker Rainey u 27 telegram was received at j today of injuries suffered last night the TWA Inc airport here this when struck by a Rock Island pass today began preparations for a simj moraing from Earl W Fleet of enger train while sleeping beside ilar walkout in the silk rayon and Kansas City saying he had safely the tracks here woolen industries lauded his plane at p m Sunday Polk County Coroner William Francis J Gorman chairman of the strike committee said it was at La Chapelle N Mex Fleets tele gram gave no further information highly possible that the walkout i regarding his enforced landing and Carpenter began an investigation of the accident to determine whether an inquest will be held The youth of silk woolen and rayon workers j further word was expected here as suffered a fractured skull and inter would be simultaneous with the SOOn as a relief plane could reach ton strike The committee said today it would advance the exact strike hour on Thursday Other sources how ever disclosed that secret instruc tions already in the hands of re gional leaders called for a general stoppage of work at midnight Fri day Inasmuch as the industry is op erating on a five day week with mills closed on Saturday Sept l and Monday Labor Day Sept 3 the walkout will not become actu ally effective until Sept 4 him and bring him back 11 Prisoners Break Jail Three Caught CHATTANOOGA Tenn Aug 27 prisoners took charge of the Hamilton county jail today imprisoned all jailers and trustees and escaped under a fusillade of shots from officera Three of the eleven were recaptured Frost Damage Is More Than First Believed BLUE EARTH Minn Aug The damage done to potatoes and corn in parts of Faribault county is more severe than first indicated from last Friday mornings freeze Potatoes in low spots were touched and must be dug early Corn on low ground was somewhat touched nal injuries Williams and a companion Har vey Madison 16 also of Hartley were waiting to board a freight T r train when they fell asleep Madison JlVOrCe IS U told police Madison had warned his chum he was lying too near the rails he said The youths had been visiting Wil liams grandmother in New Ross Ind and were enroute home Wil liams is a sophomore in Hartley high school and is the son of Mr and Mrs Hess Williams Hartley is in OBrien county about 15 miles west of Spencer to Mrs Shoemaker STEVENS POINT Wts Aug 27 Judge Byron B Park Saturday granted a divorce to Mrs Francis Shoemaker wife of the Minnesota congressman She charged cruelty and infidelity and was granted alimony of month ly PICNIC LUNCHEON FOR ROOSEVELTS President Inspects Academy at West Point While on Motor Tour WARWICK N Y Aug 27 On tHe banks of a lake near here President and Mrs Roosevelt stopped at noon today for a picnic through New York luncheon Motoring state the president inspected the Wallkill prison and then the state training school here He inquired closely to the heads of the two modern correction institutions about conditions for the inmates State police guarded the presi dential party to permit seclusion in the open for the picnic Mrs Roose velt had prepared luncheon in ad vance After lunch the president headed for the West Point military acad emy A bright sun and cool breeze provided an ideal day for the outing Folks along the route waved a greet ing Dickinson to Speak at Illinois Picnic ROCKFORD 111 Aug 27 Senator L J Dickinson of Iowa will be the principal speaker Wednesday at the annual Trask Bridge picnic large one day farm outing Plans have been made for a crowd of 30000 in Andrews Grove 11 miles northwest of Rockford and many Iowa farmers are expect ed Crowd at Homecoming ROCKFORD Aug large crowd attended the annual home coming Sunday Music by the Ma son City Legion post drum and bugle corps was a feature REFUSE TO GIVE DETAILS OF TRIP St Paul Officers Back From Mysterious Journey on Van Meter Case ST PAUL Aug 27 of Police Frank Cullen and Detective JOHNSON STICKS ONLY WHEN FR CALLS HIM BACK Administrator Leaves White House Parley in Anger Copyright 1031 The Annoclnted FRM WASHINGTON Aug eepseated character of lat st troubles became apparent today svhen it was learned that General lugh S Johnson angrily walked ut on last Mondays white house pnference resigned in writing and econsidered only on the firm insist nce of President Roosevelt The dispute arose over an NRA eorganization plan submitted to be president by Donald Richberg he NRA counsel and Frances Per dns the secretary of labor Among ither things the plan was inter preted by Johnson as contemplating iis own retirement to private life The general walked out when Mr Roosevelt seeking to soothe the ruffled spirits of his conferees sug jested that a decision be postponed while Johnson took a rest and a trip to Europe Stays as Administrator The reconciliation so far as John son is concerned was consummated just before Mr Roosevelts depar ture Saturday for Hyde Park Under its terms Johnson stays on as ad ministrator and probably wili be come later on chairman of a board controlling NRA The implications respecting Mr Richberg and Miss Perkins arc less clear Richbergs friends say ne will remain the NRA further adubt thalr Johnson is boas jPerfcfas ii ex pected to confine her activities closely to the labor department The inside story of the incident as related to the Associated Press authoritatively is this Each Felt Slighted Relations between Johnson and Richberg although outwardly friendly have been undergoing a change over a period of months Johnson had heard whispers that people were saying it really was Richberg who ruled NRA On his side Richberg felt slighted when Johnson last June submitted a re organization plan to the white house Thomas Brown returned today from a mysterious trip in connection with without giving him a copy Acting under the presidents later a mysLeriona mp in connection wim authorization to draft a program clews obtained following the killing for general coordination of all re of Homer Van Meter DiJlinger aid j cvery activities Richberg prepared here Thursday but refused to di vulge other details plans of his own for NRA Miss Per kins became interested because of the labor angles Together they saw The police officers left Friday following the killing of Van Meter I president last Monday in which they participated but they i Asked to Return refused today to disclose where they Later that day they were asked had been or what their object was The officers denied they have to return Johnson also was pres ent He told toe president bluntly been searching for the body of John I that he felt an effort was being Hamilton another Dillinger gang made to drive him out of NRA ster who had been reported slain They also said they had not been looking for George Baby Face There were denials and further words Finally Mr Roosevelt sug gested that the general needed ft Tnm to Pane 2 Column A COINS Nelson still another of the outlaw j real rest after his unremitting serv gang ice and might take a vacation trip One report was that officers were trying to trace an automobile be lieved purchased in Chicago by Van Meter who also was a Dillinger mobster An Illinois motor vehicle registration card made out to a Henry Aaams was found on Van Meters body after he had been shot by four St Paul police officers in cluding Chief Cullen One witness was said to have told police here that he saw two men one resembling pictures of Nelson run for an automobile at the scene of the Van Meter slaying Thurs day Van Meters body has been sent to his former home at Fort Wayne Ind after it was considered prob able here that Cullen and Brown may attend his funeral there some day this week Showers Possible in Southern Iowa DES MOINES Aug 27 sibility that showers tonight would bring some relief to southern Iowa was seen by the weather bureau to day Meanwhile relatively cool weather continued over the state and likelihood of still cooler temper atures was forecast by the bureau No rain fell over the weekend the bureau reported More than 40 years ago a news boy received what was to him a curious foreign coin That incident made a collector of him and he be came one of the worlds foremost Zerie who assembled the famous collection now owned by the Chase National bank of New York The former newsboy is in royal company for King Vic tor Emmanuel of Italy is also con sidered one of todays foremost col lectors of coins Everybodys Coin Book tells of the Zerbe and other 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