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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DILY EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL rrvne CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1934 CONSISTS OK TWO SECTION ONE NO 280 Johnson Is Good Copy Capital Reporters Glad He Sticks With NRA By HERBERT PLUMMER A SHIN GTO N Sept 1 Ne anderthal men and use General j o hri s de of his enemies have been some what dismayed at the news that he is not yet to go into eclipse at NRA but to one group in Wash i n g t o n it was greeted with something a n to cheers It is the capital corps of news peper correspondents The maner in which it was de cided the general was to remain as head man at NRA is typicalof the reasons Washington news writ ers would be sorry to see Johnson retire from thenational stage In this incident as well as al most every other in which he has figured since he took charge at NRA he has been grand copy The time was when Al Smith in the role of the happy warrior was the r beau ideal of newspapermen who concern themselves with na tional affairs The general how ever has outshone even him in pic turesqueness Johnson Vivid Fighter Smith got into a lot of fights but never as many or bitter ones as has Johnson Smith8 ability i to snap back at his opponents was recog nized by all but the generals tal ent for hurling scathing epithets at his enemies is more vivid than Smiths Regardless what anyonethinks about Johnson personally and his methods t is recognized generally thathe has done1 amagnificent job inselling A to the He is a a won der as a promoter superb as a barker When it comes to attract ing the attention of the whole coun the general is tn a class to himself He has marshaled literally mil lions of raw and often reluctant re cruits into camp And theres been color in every command he issued in doing so Often On Way No important figure in the new deal has been on his way out of office as long and as frequently as Johnson Talk of retirement date back almost a year Before the beginning of the lasl congress were rumors he wouk quit before the beginning of the regular But he stuck Early in the summer such talk was revived Reports had it he would make a few vivid speeche during the summer in support b NRA then back out of the picture completely by the time the seventy fourth congress rolled around He has spiked these reports again and in true Johnsonesqui fashion Whether it be true or no that he really desires to get out anc return to private life is beside the question at the moment The important thing is that h stays with NRA and is still ROCKWELL YOUTH DIES IN CRASH Expect Appointment of Dunn as U S Attorney RESIGNATION OF REED OPENS JOB FOR LOCAL MAN M G Lawyer Leader m Demo Politics for Years The appointment of E G Dunn of Mason City as United States dis trict attorney for the northern dis trict of Iowa is expected totake place in the immediate future The resignation of Harry M Reed Waterloo republican as district at torney was accepted Friday by President Roosevelt according to an Associated Press dispatch Mr Dunn has been mentioned prominently for the position for months and is believed by demo cratic political observers hi this sec tion to have a clear field for the ap pointment Has Been Recommended The GlobeGazette several months ago carried a news item stating Mr Dunn had been recommended for the position by Senator Louis J Murphy Reports have been receiv ed that James A Farley postmas ter general looks favorably on the appointment leaving the inference that all that is required is the formal appointment by the president Mr Dunn left early Saturday morning for Okoboji where he was scheduled to attend a conference and barbecue being held by democratic leadersofthestate in Patty Mr Dunn has been a prominent figure in Iowa and middle west democratic circles for years As democratic candidate for governoi in 1912 he came within votes of becoming elected It is understood Mr Reed timcc his resignation to take effect Fri day in order that the new district attorney might assume office before the opening of the fall term of fed eral court at Cedar Rapids Sept 25 Mr Reed held the office since 1931 His term of four years would have expired next February 5 Year Old Girl at Des Moines Struck by Auto and Killed DES MOTNES Sept 1 Norma Shotwell 6 was killed today when struck by an automobile Police said the cars driver was Tom Wagner 14 He was accom panied by his mother Wagner told the police that the cjhild had darted from the curb in the path of his car FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday slightly cooler Saturday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday not much change In tempera ture IN MASON CITY weather figures for I hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 80 Minimum in Night Bl At 8 A M Saturday 75 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Sept 1 outlook for the period Sept 3 to 8 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys the northern and centra great one or two local shower periods temperatures mostly near or some what above normal TELLSOFGRAFT IN NEW ORLEANS Henry R Long Says Mayor Got Weekly From Lottery NEW ORLEANS Sept 1 Henry R Long a native of Missis sippi told the Louisiana state leg islative investigating committee to day that the lottery ring of New Orleans paid to Mayor T Semme Wamlsley approximately weekly and Superintendent of Po lice George Reyer around 700 Each of the some 20 lottery es tablishments the witness said paii weekly to the mayor and weekly to the police superintendent Frequented hy Judge A witness saying he was Wil liam R McCarthy a umberman said he knew of a disorderly house and dance hall on Carondelet street that he had been blocked in his ef forts to have closed because It was protected by the Walmsley broth ers Carroll and Bob and Judge Walter Gleason who frequent UIL During the testimony Chief n Detectives John Groseh and two other detectives took up occupancv of a vacant office on the sami floor of the investigating commit tee The testimony was being broad cast The officers installed a radio said they were there to watch the situation Not Related to Senator Henry Long was examined b Senator Long who said the wit ness was not a relative of his No but I would like to said the witness Long said there were 21 majo lotteries operating In New Orleans under organized management The lotteries he said were divided be tween above and below Canal stree with separate payoff systems fo each division When all the lotteries were oper ating he said the protection pay totaled weekly but he ex plained the lotteries had not bee operating in the last three weeks Hticy Examines Witnesses Huey Long counsel for the com mittee and witness examiner said he expected city hall to break down and confess but they were to make Turn o rfljrr 2 Olumn ft SELECTION AWAITED E G DUNN Doctors Held for Di I linger Face Lifting Two Surgeons Confess Guilt Lawyer to Stand Trial CHICAGO Sept 1 plastic migeont admitted today they perfoimed operations on the faces and fingers of John Dilhnger and HomeiWan Metei to aid them in eluding detection by government officers Arraigned before a United States commissioner Dn Wilhelm Loeser and Dr Harold Bernard Cassidy acknowledged their guilt and were held in bond for the federa grand jury Louis Piquett attorney for the slain leader of the outlaw band pleaded not guilty to the charge that he concealed and harbored Dillinger and was ordered held in bond At the same time an employe of Piquetts law office Arthur W OLeary pleaded guilty and waivec examination Set for Sept 7 Piquetts hearing was schedulet for Sept 7 Their seizure by government agents last night climaxed success fully an undercover hunt for the group held responsible by the de partment of justice for aiding Oil linger and Van Meter in their long flight from justice which ended for both In death William and Ella Finerty Calu met City alleged to have kepi Van Meter in their home and Ma rie Confroti reputedly Van Meters woman companion pleaded no Bonds of each were set for the two women and one o 5 for Finerty They will come up for hearing Sept 7 Planned Fits Defense Piquett a criminal defense attor ney was the man who planned thr defense of Dillinger on the murdei charge at Crown Point be fore Dillinger talked his way out of jail with a wooden gun At the time of his escape Piquett had said Dil linger walked out on him too The arrests last night were made under the personal direction of J Edgar Hoover head of the bureai of investigation of the department of justice Hoover left last nigh for Washington after the capture of the seven Dr Cassidy was born at Por Washington in 1902 He took his medical course at the Universit of Illinois entering in 1922 H served his Interneship in Wisconsin General hospital at Madison Perjured Testimony It was Dr Cassidy who was im plicated in alleged perjured tcsti mony in behalf of Frank Zimmer man a prisoner held at Ottawa III for the robbery of the Union Na tional bank of Streator III He wa indicted al Ottawa last January o a perjury charge Dr Loeser whom the gov ernment charges collaborated wit Dr Cassidy in the plastic surgica operations and the fingerprint ten poring by which Dillinger and Va Meter sought to defy identity ala has a federal court record Born in Barby Germany In 1876 he came to this country in 1888 an settled with his family at Minden Iowa He attended the University o Kansas at Lawrence then came t Chicago and earned his doctor o medicine degree at Northwester university Former To wan Convicted In July 1933 Dr Loeser was con victed in federal court here of vio Turn In Page I Column 0 CHANCE IS SEEN YET OF AVOIDING TEXTILE STRIKE Garrison Reports Hope as Silk Workers Are Ordered Out WASHINGTON Sept 1 I TV Optimism thai a settlement might e reached to avert the general tex ile strike i was expressed today by jloyd Garrison chairman of the na lonal laboi boaid shortly aftei silk mill workers had been ordered to oin their colleagues in the cotton voolen and worsted industries Garnson made the statement dur ng a buef recess m a confeience with Thomas McMahon piesident of the United Textile Woikeis and Smll Rieve president of thd Amer can Federation of Full Fashioned Hosiery Woikeis We are still exploring the pos sibilities of aveiting the Gainson said of the confeience If all sides agree I may have an im ibrtant announcement within an Makes Strike Complete The Inclusion of the silk in the general walkout ef fective at 11 30 p m tonight local Jme In all textile Communities makes the walkout complete in the textile mclustij Alieady the strike had involved spmes42tOOO workers textile inline wool and worsted industries Some of these are now unemployed Employers have contended how ever that not more than 15 per cent of the workers would be in volved To Fight Communists From Francis J Gorman heat of the strike committee came wore that communist agitators are en tering the conflict He said they would be fought to the limit The hour for the strike is oclock tonight The real test of i the unions strength in the northeaal will come Tuesday the next work ing day In the many factories do not observe the Labor day will start 24 hours earlier George A Sloan head of the cot ton textile institute who previously had turned thumbs down on i round table with labor on ground that the strike was an attempt a lawmaking by talkec again last night with the nationa labor relations board 7STo Policy Change Despite denunciation from spokesman for business the federa emergency relief administration gave no indication of changing It policy that strikera in distress ge relief unless the labor departmcn or the labor board brands a strlki unjustified Henry I Harriman president o the chamber of commerce of th Turn to IBKn 3 Column 71 EPIDEMIC TAKES BIG DEATH TOLL 250 Already Dead and 111 With Dysentery in Polish City WARSAW Poland Sept 1 A Two hundred and fifty persona to day were reported dead and seriously ill in an epidemic of dy sentery raging at Krzemieniec citj of population near the Rus sian border Public markets and assemblj halls In the city were ordered closec in an effort to halt the spread o the disease While the cause of the epklemi was not announced unofficial re ports ascribed it to contaminate fruit and other foodstuffs The government here maintaine silence on the matter DOUGLAS QUITS AS BUDGET HEAD HYDE PARK N Sept 1 President Roosevelt today accepl ed the resignation of Lewis Doug las as director of the budget an named Daniel W Bell acting dim tor MAN MEETS DEATH AT PAVING TURN The car nlvieh Thorntvs Hock met hla dcutli unit two others were Injurwl Sat urday morning al the pavement turn north of the sugitr plnnt Thiv sacks of jiotatoon ncro thrown from a truth which Into the ditch to striking tlm injured Ij Ing on thor ground Is one of iho to foe eliminated bj the new pavement north of Mason CUj Photo uml out by BELIEVE GUN OF SLAYER FOUND Des Moines Police Thought Near Solution in Taxi Drivers Murder DES MOINES Sept 1 Po lice today believed they were close to a solution in the mysterious slaying of Charles Marvin taxi driver who was killed last night Developments in the case Included findir of what is believed to be the gun the slayer used This was turned in by A Zito who operates a barbecue and who was victim of the person who may have slain Marvin Cnnie to Rarbeciie Zito told police the man who held him up came to his barbecue short ly before closing time At a m today Zito he started to close his place and leave for home when the man pulled a 45 auto matic pistol from his pocket and robbed him of The man then turned away and Zito struck him on the head with a quart beer bottle stunning the gunman who dropped his weapon iind fled lloportH to Police Zito reported tho robbery to po lice this morning turning in tho gun Numbers on the gun are the same as those on a 15 caliber auto matic reported stolen from Fort Des Moines army post Aug 28 Zltos description of his assailant tallied with that of the man be lieved to have slain Marvin One shot also had been fired from the bandits gun Tho cab driver was killed by a 45 caliber gun The man under suspicion Is private at Fort DeH Moines who missing Girl Flyers Take Off on Third Attempt to Set Endurance Mark CHICAGO Sept 1 daunted by two previous failures Jean La Rene and Mary Elizabeth Owens young Texas flyers took off at a central daylight time on their third attempt to break the womens endurance fllghl record In their first attempt about 1C days ago the flight was abandonee after several hours A few days later another try was made and the young women remained aloft 10 hours before motor trouble forcec them down They seek to break the mark o 9 days 23 hours and 45 minutcB Maine Pnson Inmate Ready to CoOperate THOMASTON Maine Sept 1 inmate of the Maine prls on has set forth his willingness to cooperate with the state Tn the prison newspaper Vox he wrote The recent Investigation at the state prison has proved one that we are crowded I arn perfect ly willing to assist in reducing the socalled congestion C 0 Daivson Funeral Set for Afternoon Plans Made to Bodies of 2 Fatally Injured Home ilCTURB ON PAOK Funeral services for C O Daw son traffic manager for Jacob B Decker and Sons company victim f an automobile accident near rtonona Friday morning will be held at the Congregational church at oclock Monday afternoon The body will then be held until tfrs Dawson who is in a Postvllle hospital recovering from injuries suffered In the accident is able to take it to Sandwich their for mer home for burial The body will le in state at the Patterson funer alhome Sunday and up to the time of the funeral Monday Awaiting KcliUlvcft The bodies of both Mr Dawann and Mrs Moesnr who also was fri ally injured In tho accident are being brought to Mason City by rnilroad early Sunday morning Ar for the funeral for Mrs Moesnr however are awaiting fur her recovery of Mr Moeflcr who also Is inthe PoHtvllle hospital and he arrival of relatives Definite Improvement In the con dition of Mr Moener and Mrs Dawson wag reported by physicians fit the Pofltvllle hospital Saturday The two deaths and two fwrioiiH Injuries of Mason City residents oc curred when an automobile driven hy Mr Moeser and occupied by the other three on the way to Harvard collided with another automo bile on highway No 18 Cruhb in Postvlllc Dr George M Crabb of the Park hospital staff here spent the night at the Postville hospital and Satur day morning telephoned the news of the improved condition of Mrs Daw son and Mr Moewor to friends here George Sbnn Decker office man ager and B J Dnimmond chamber of commerce traffic commissioner were fitlll al Postville Saturday Both Clayton and Allamaken county officers were considering a coroners inquest Into the cauaes ol the two deaths Inasmuch na the ac cident occurred In Clayton and the deaths in Allamakee there was some question early Saturday an to which officers would have jurisdiction Make Investigation After a complete investigation Clayton county officers stated the accident occurred when the car driven by the Decker master mechanic attempted to pass an automobile owned by Martin Arne Turn lo 2 Column fl Frank Fowler 80 of Waterloo Die WATERLOO Sept 1 J Fowler 80 who had been in thp wholesale grocery business here since J878 died at his home here of a heart attack He was presl dent of the Fowler company one of thi first commercial corporations in Iowa organized in March 1879 SIX ARE INJURED AT ALBERT LEA Woman From Shell Rock Is Critically Hurt in Crash on 65 ALBERT Sept 1 P Harry Goodman of Shell Rock Is near death and five others re badly injured following an acci lent in which a sedan crashed into i heavilyloaded truck that stopped n the highway after its lights went il on highway No 65 six miles north of here HMday night Mm Harry Goodman Shell owa wns HO critically hurt that ihyalcians hold no hopes for her re covery She suffered a fractured akull Four others In the same car who were badly hurt Include Harry Goodman husband of the woman ilRlocdted hip hand criuihcd cuts on face and probably internally uirfc Hemy Jacobs Brooklyn N fractured pelvis and broken nose bad cuts on face and head Mrs Morrla Llpton Elizabeth N ciitn and bruises and Shirley Lip ton 8 ciitft and bruises The driver of the Whipkcy of Lake Preston S a bad scalp wound when he wan thrown forward into hin wind shield by the impact Goodman was driving the sedan The noise of the crash wan heard in Clarks Grove two miles from the accident scene by L W Frost who came to the rescue of the in jured with his car All six were brought to an Albert Lea hospital KILLED AND TWO OTHERS INJURED Roadster Fails to Maka Turn North of Sugar Factory Thomas Fitzgerald 22 Rockwell wna killed and two other persons wcie seriously Injured about oclock Saturday morning when 1929 Chevrolet roadster which was driving toward Mason City failed to make the turn at the cor ner on Highway 65 north of American Crystal Sugar factory Miss Gertrude McMullen 20 Rockford received a scalp wound and Internal injuries and Glair Angel Caitcrsvllle was badly bruised and cut Miss McMullen wan taken lo the Park hospital where her condition was reported serious Saturday aftornobn Ornwled From Wreck The car plunged into the ditch south of the corner When it failed to complete the turn east Fitzgerald was able to crawl out of the wreck age but died a short time afterward a few feet from the car About five minutes after the acci dent occurred a Bruce transfer truck from Des Moines stopped at the scene of the accident and the driver focused the lights on wreckage and attempted to give aid to the Injured Adrian Mullenburg Loo Partlow Mcnlo on the way to Des Moines from Forest City with a truck load of down the highway after this Bulk Truck v Mullenburg who was he first noticed the lights of a truck Cncing him and swung around think ing someone was stopping to re pnir a tire Having got beyond the lights of this truck he sighted the huge bulk of the Bruce truck from Des Moines squarely in he said I then thought I would have to try to make it around that truck on the narrow shoulder of the pave ment when all of a sudden I noticed1 the three persona lyingon the said the truck driver Two of them were waving their hands at me to turn away from them I then Jerkeci the wheel to the right and went into the Omaha Youth Killed and Mother Injured When Gar Overturns CARROLL Sept 1 Girompinl 18 of Omaha was killed and his mother and sinter were in jured when a car in which the fam ily was to the Chicago fair overturned on a curve four and a half miles east of here last night Henry Girompinl father of the dead youth lost control of the ma chine when he swerved to avoid a truck on the highway He escaped injury while a daughter Josephine 19 suffered severe lacerations and body injuries and Mrs Girompini received minor cuts and bruises Michael Girompini was thrown underneath the car when it over turned His skull was crushed Potatoes Spilled Tho truck turned over spilling pounds of potatoes in sacks Into the ditch For a time both men were pinned under the Then Partlow discovered he was able to get the door open and they were able to extricate themselves Neith er one was hurt beyond slight bruises When the Fitzgerald car tipped over wires about the motor formed a short circuit and started a small blaze The Mason City fire depart ment was called to the scene and Pattersons ambulance was called to take the injured to the hospital The Turn lo 1 Column W Know Your Coins All the world ia watching the American dollar Will our gold eagles of 1033 become rare coins for the collectors catalogues Some rare coins are worth as much as What determines these extraordinary values Everybodys Coin Book available to readers through our Washing ton Information Bureau the principles of rare coin values tells how to start a collection It traces the history of the collectors art from antipuity describes some of the rarest American coins and lists a number of reputable domes tic dealers It is a complete author lative guide to this moat facin ating hobby crammed with stim ulating historical knowledge A copy awaitayou at our Wash ington Information Bureau Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling1 Use this coupon In DAVENPORT Sept 1 man identified by papers in his pockets as Albert Lange of Cala mus died in an ambulance on its way to a hospital after being struck by an automobile The Mason City Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D O I enclose 10 cents In coin for Every bodys Coin Book Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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