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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME LQN E R i I S MEM fl A ft 1 T OF I 1 4 VI 1 I C THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 5 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 283 Responsible for Peace Garrison Tries for Textile Walkout Settlement By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON Sept 5 Upon the shoulders of a quiet earnest and pleasant young law yer of 37 rests the responsibil ty and the hopes of the adminis tration for re storing peace in the f arf lung textile industry is Lloyd K Garrison great grandson of the fain oug New England aboli tionist and chairman of the National Labor Relations board the government incidentally direct ly across the street from the build ing which houses a portion of the department of labor Garrison and his colleagues on the labor relations board have girded themselves for their first real baptism of fire Only last month he was installed as chairman of the board The sum mons came as a surprise to him He was leaving his duties as dean of the law school of the University of Wisconsin for a summer in the east Comfort and Decorum On the eve of his departure Sec retary Perkins of the labor depart ment communicated to him the desire of President Roosevelt that he enlist for three months in the government service He hurried to Washington or ganized his board and began hear ings in the board of review room Its necessary to observe Garrison in action to form any sort of esti mate of the man He has quick and expressive eyes and a ready smile There is an air of informality about him personal ly as well as his little courtroom During hearings if the day be a hot one coats come off Theres al ways a quiet dignity about however and procedure is kept within the Hounds of legaldecorum Seeks Exchange of Ideas Garrison tempers the strict rules of evidence with common sense and he has managed several times to soothe differences of bitter contend ers His board sits rather as judge and jury than as magistrate alone Usually he sees to it theres op portunity for a liberal exchange of ideas before the testimony begins By so doing he has been able to pre vent more than one stalemate His objective seems always to be an agreement rather than a sentence HEADLESS HUMAN BODY DISCOVERED Torso of Woman Found in Lake With Legs Cut Off at Knees CLEVELAND Sept 5 headless human body whose legs had been cut off at the knees was found in Lake Erie today off a beach on Clevelands east side The torso was that of a woman and had been in the water for more than three months Detective Ser geant Bernard Wolf head of the homicide squad said The body probably was dismem bered said Police Sergeant Ralph Mace I would say that the legs had been cut off at the knees and the torso had been broken in half by disintegration and the action of the waves Identification of the victim is ex pected to be difficult The torso was unclothed and there were no Coast guards dragged the beach in an unsuccessful attempt to find other portions of the body after the torso had been found by Charles Annitage who was taking a walk along the lake FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Wednes day night light showers in east and south portions cooler in extreme west portion Wednes day night Thursday generally fair cooler in extreme east por tion MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night ana Thurs day cooler Wednesday night possibly local frost somewhat warmer Thursday in west por tion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 70 Minimum in Night 47 4t 8 A M Wednesday S3 F R TO NAME MEDIATION BOARD Rathke New State Legion Commander LAVALLETTE TO BE CHAPLAIN OF IOWA VETERANS Hayes Urges Universal Service in Time of War BULLETIN SIOUX CITY Sept 5 Waterloo was selected as the site of the 1935 annual conven tion of the Iowa department of the American Legion at the closing session here today SIOUX CITY Sept 5 C Rathke of Glenwood was elected commander of the Iowa department of the American Legion at the clos ing session of the departments six teenth annual convention here to day For the three department vice commanders the Legionnaires chose V F Sieverding of Grundy Center C Akers of Ottumwa and Leo Gal lagher of Sibley The Rev Paul LaVallette of Rockford was elected state chaplain R J Laird of Algona was re elected adjutant and Dr J A Nye of Ida Grove was reelected his torian C D Meloy of Cherokee was chosen alternate national commit teeman Commander Speaks The safety of our government and the preservation of liberty are the responsibilities of every citizen and the particular duty of every veteran who fought to uphold those ideals Edward A Hayes national com mander of the American Legion said here today We of the American Legion who served our country in time of emergency have a responsibility to see that the constitution of our re public is not made a mere scrap of paper he said The men and women who fought to preserve our government must continue their efforts in peacetime against the inroads of radical ele ments which are teaching strange tenets and advocating a tearing down of those fundamental prin ciples upon which our nation has progressed and which if preserved guarantee an equal opportunity in life for every American Common Responsibility Mr Hayes said that common re sponsibility for all citizens is em braced in the measure which the Le gion seeks to have enacted into law known as universal service in time of war It is a principle of individual ob ligation to our constitution of the United States that brings into sharp contrast the action of certain groups in this country today that are opposed to the just and proper care of our disabled veterans as one illustration and a sharp contrast with the teachings of communism as another illustration The American Legion position on the subject of citizenship duty is clearcut and consistent It applies with equal logic to the sponsorship of justice for the disabled to loyalty in support of the constitution and in the determination that every ele ment share an equal burden of sup porting our government whether it be in war or peace Not Upon Pedestal The Legion is not attempting to place the veterans upon a pedestal in a class by themselves The veter ans have been placed in a class of handicap by reason of their service to the flag The Legion seeks only to bring them to the level of those who did not serve in the great war The national commander said a tentative statement is being consid ered by the various department conventions and will eventually be taken to the national convention in Miami Fla Oct 2225 This statement deals specifically with the Legions stand regarding disabled veterans he said but it goes still farther and looks to a more basic declaration of individual responsibility to our government It declares that the responsibility for the medical care of the civilian group of our country is in the com munity but that responsibility for the care of the veterans who fought for the whole people is vested in the federal government Inequalities Existed The statement declares that the inequalities that existed in the World war which are reflected to day in the organized opposition to giving proper care to the disabled shall not be respected in any fu ture war The correction is to be Ttttti to Page 3 Column 6 ELECTED BY LEGION W C RATHKE Commander PAUL LaVALLETTE Chaplain SLAYS FATHER AT DES MOINES Tells Police Elder Man Had Slapped His Mother in Quarrel DES MOINES Sept 5 Paterno 24 shot and killed his fa ther Tony Patemo 52 in the kit chen of their home early today Police were told the shooting oc curred following a quarrel between Joes father and mother in which the elder Paterno was said to have slapped the boys mother twice The younger Paterno made no at tempt to escape after the slaying leading police to an upstairs bed room where he had hidden the gun Three shots were fired one of which struck the victim in the head Put on Drought List WASHINGTON Sept 5 Poweshiek county Iowa was among the 22 counties in six states added to the emergency drought list The to tal number of drought counties is now 1447 in 25 states MINNESOTA MAN FATALLY BEATEN BY ROBBER PAIR Fergus Falls Dentists Body Found Hidden on River Bank FERGUS FALLS Minn Sept 5 beaten to death by two robbers the body of Dr John Schacht 55 local dentist was found concealed on the banks of the Ot tertail river near here today Sheriff J C Henkes of Ottertail county said that the elderly dentist presumably fought his assailants who overpowered him in his car last night and then was clubbed fatally Dr Schachts car is missing The body was found by two small boys thus ending a search which began when the dentist disappeared last night while making collections Thought It Kidnaping First believing it a kidnaping Sheriff Henkes contacted crime of ficials in St Paul and told them two men whose identities he knew apparently had abducted the den tist slugging him when he resisted The department of justice on in formation from Melvin C Passolt chief of the state crime bureau took over the case Shortly afterwards the two youths discovered the body Its a Murder From what I understand said Deputy R J Porliss its a mur der Friends of Dr Schacht who noti fied the sheriff when becoming alarmed at thedentists absence said he had left home last night to make collections and that on the trip he picked up the two men Thetwo assailants Porliss said took the automobile and fled Two Youths Sought Foliie announced two Fergus Falls youths Robert Palmquist 28 and Palmer Swenson 19 were sought for the murder Superinten dent Passolt of the state crime bu reau said the two were the persons seen with Dr Schacht last night Dr Schacht who had been dead about 12 hours when his body was found at a m was slain with a hammer His pockets had been emptied of money but two diamond rings remained on his fingers Girl 13 at First Believed Kidnaped Is Back Home Again OAKLAND Cal Sept 5 Wanda Cardinet 13 whose wander ings led to the belief that she had been kidnaped is home today with the explanation that a quarrel with her older sister led to her absence I thought that if I went out on my own for a little while she said I would be better appreciated at home when I returned The pretty daughter of E H Car dinet wealthy candy manufacturer reappeared last night after an ab sence of nearly 30 hours Hitler Says Revolution of National Socialists Over Declares Revolt Fulfilled All of Its Hopes By LOWS P LOCHNER NURNBERG Germany Sept 5 Hitler dictator of Ger many declared today The national socialist revolution I is ended It has fulfilled all its hopes He spoke at the annual conven tion of the nazi party which he founded and which placed him in the supreme power of the na tion The regimented delegates cheered and waved flags as their leader pro claimed that nowhere else in the world could be found a political dem onstration so completely expressing the dominant will and power of a nation Revolutions are Over Der Fuehrer said revolutions which took on a permanent charac ter resulted in anarchy and chaos and merely served the purposes of greedy politicians and that an contemptuously of the press Died evolution had to come to bring about better conditions For this purpose he said the nazi leadership possesses all the power Who dare deny that the na tional socialist movement is the ab solute power in the land Now with the revolution ended he declared there was no better fitted body than the present nazi party leadership for building up the state of the nation Wonder About Goebbels Meanwhile the multitudes here are wondering today whether they are witnessing the fading of anoth er star of Joseph Goebbels minister of propaganda The political fate of the ener getic minister whose high geared propaganda machine has repeatedly stirred the nation to frenzied en thusiasms is the subject of excited speculation Until today Goebbels was though to be sitting in thevery center of the nazi inner circle Yesterday Otto Diedrich national press chief of the party in an address to German anc foreign newspapermen made state ments in sharp contrast to the views of Goebbels who has often spoken rich said the nazi party proposed to maintain the closest possible co operation with the press Probers Hear Bribery Talk in Sub Sales Salesman Wanted to Attend Conference on Arms By CECIL B DICKSON WASHINGTON Sept 5 Talk of bribery in the sale of sub marines to South American coun ries mingled with evidence that a Peruvian salesman of the undersea craft sought to serve as a delegate o the 1925 disarmament conference n testimony today before the sen ate munitions committee Officials of the Electric Boat company of New London Conn said they paid commissions for South American business but under ques tioning said they did not think it could be called bribery L Y Spear a vice president ot he concern said in order to do business in South America you had o grease the ways A letter from Spear to an officials of Vickers td the British concern with which they cooperated in submarine business said We all know the real foundation of South American business is graft Other letters disclosed that Com mander Louis Aubry a Peruvian salesman for the submarine com pany proposed to get himself ap pointed as a delegate to the 1925 disarmament conference My flag will be No quotas in submarines construction in South America and classify it as a defen sive weapon he wrote The company didnotobject to his going but refused to pay his ex penses it developed and he did not attend British Welcome Revelations LONDON Sept 5 Brit ish government was represented today by a well qualified spokes man as welcoming the revelations of the United States senate inves tigation of a secret armaments pact between VickersArmstrong Ltd of Great Britain and the Electric Boat company of Groton Conn A full report of the hearing will be transmitted by the British em bassy at Washington for the con sideration of government chiefs here The London Herald quoted Sir Charles Craven director of Vickers Armstrong Ltd as saying that a working agreement between the firm and the Electric Boat company was made 35 years ago with the full knowledge of the British gov ernment SPUR PROBE IN SLAYING OF FIVE I Didnt Like Em They Double Crossed Me Declares Blink FULTON HI Sept 5 UPi Whiteside county officials today spurred an investigation into the bloody shooting last night which claimed the lives of five persons and sent another and the self con fessed slayer to hospitals The slaying climaxed authorities assert a grudge feud over a farm debt owed Fred Blink 45 the slay er heightened by the attackers tions of liquor Blink today was in a Sterling hospital suffering from wounds in flicted by Officer Frank Kustes who captured the attacker after a gun battle and handtohand tussle In Clinton Hospital In a Clinton Iowa hospital war Joseph Collier of Sterling wound ed by Blink as he fled from the fire of the latters automatic shotgun up the Illinois approach of the Mississippi river bridge The dead are John Hamilton East Clinton at whose farm home the affray started Harry Minje Turn to 3 Column 6 North Iowas Three Strip Bandits Bound Over to Grand jury North Iowas three strip ban dits John Cogill Robert Cline and Harry Ell were bound to the grand jury on robbery charges Tuesday when they waived preliminary hear ing before Justice of Peace M C Coughlon Bonds were set at apiece HEAD OF BANK WIFE ABDUCTED BY BANDIT TRIO South Carolina Robbers Get Loot in Raid LAKE CITY S Car Sept 5 men robbed the Palmetto oank at Lake City of approximately 5100000 today after kidnaping J i Carter the bank president and his wife from their home and tying Carters two children to their beds The three robbers invaded Car ters home about a m 45 mi nutes before the opening hour of the bank and held up the family with pistols The two Carter children Athalc 16 year old girl and Jimmy 12 were bound to their beds with adhesive tape and Carter and his wife were forced to accompany the robbers to the bank Cashier Already There Enroute to there the leader of the trio of gunmen a young red haired man told Carter they were taking 3im to open the vault after the time lock had made it possible At the band however they found Fred Stalvey the cashier had al ready arrived and the vault was un locked Taking what money was in the vault the robbers then forced the two bankers and Mrs Carter into their car and left Three blocks from the bank Mrs Carter was put from the automo bile and the robbers drove off wit Carter and Stalvey Mrs Carter ran home and re leased her children and then advisei officers of the robbery Bobbers Out of Town By that time the bank robbers were out of Lake City and the firs word of them again came when Carter and Stalvey telephoned from Lamar 30 miles from here thai they had been released unharmed The bankers told officers that the bandits had four sawed off shot guns two submachine guns and six pistols in the automobile Police throughout South Carolina and in North Carolina were advised of the robbery and asked to watch for the bandits and their automo bile a gray Plymouth sedan Of ficers said they were informed the car carried South Carolina license S33654 Get in Raid NORTH BERGEN N J Sept 5 men all armed and some carrying submachine guns held up employes and customers of the North Bergen Trust company anc escapes with an estimated The estimate was made by police who reached the bank soon after the robbery The robbers escaped in a blue se dan covering their flight with a barrage of bullets As they ran from the bank wit nesses said a car driven by B W Dewitt pulled up behind the auto that was waiting for them They opened fire on Dewitt one of the group climbing out on the runningboard and firing several shots with a pistol Shortly afterward the car used by the robbers was found abandon ed in West New York Figures of 2 Factions WideApart Copyright 3834 by The Amoclalvi Irnu At least 200000 textile workers esponded to the general strike call n the industry in the first real test if the walkout Tuesday an inde icndent survey by The Associated 3ress shows The number was fig ured Wednesday at nearly 250000 The strike picture by states is hown in the following table KHtl Totitl matrit TATK IVorkcra Idle Maine 22400 1000 V H 15000 5000 Vermont 3000 500 Vlass 77000 32000 R I 50000 4200 onn 32000 5000 N Y 9100 1800 Pcnn 126444 30000 N J 43000 800 Va 20200 N Car 92000 58000 S Car 62000 29000 Ala 38500 15000 la 60000 25000 Totals 650644 207300 To add to the difficulty of arriv ng at an approximate figure for he effectiveness of the strike there were the widely varying fig ures of the national Francis J Gorman for the union and George A Sloan for the mill owners Gorman estimates 300000 workers are out Sloan fixes the figure at 92000 Accepting a round figure of 600 00 as representing the total num oer of workers in the industry the Gormans 50 per cent effective Sloans less than 15 pei cent effective Sloan however con siders 600000 too high an estimate of the number of workers in the in dustry at the time of the strike call He estimates the 92000 he say are on strike to be about 27 pe cent of the total workers Paralyzed Woman Is Attacked in Bed by Swarm of Red Ants OKLAHOMA CITY Sept 5 A real life horror story was un folded today as Mrs A W Gott wealthy paralyzed widow recupera ted at her home from an attack by thousands of fierce red ants which advanced upon her bed The helpless woman suffered un der the ants for two and a half hours before her screams attracted a neighbor Pat McGrcw and a night watchman L M Corbett When they rescued her she was un conscious her eyes swollen shut Mrs Gotts condition was not critical today and she refused to al low a physician to be summoned Her young woman attendant had been given the night off Illinois Man Killed in Iowa Car Mishap DBS MODVES Sept 5 Henry Fischer 75 Geneseo 111 was fatally injured two miles east of Waukee near here when the car in which he was riding overturned His son Will Fischer was severely injured PROTEST MORE LIQUOR STORES Temperance Council Send Letter to Gov Herring and Cooper DES MOINES Sept 5 a letter to Governor Herring anc Chairman Harold M Cooper of the Iowa liquor control commission the executive committee of the Iowa temperance council today protestet increases in the number of liquor stores being established in the state The letter stating the liquor law was entitled an act to promote temperance in Iowa declared the vote on federal repeal carried Iowa by only 26 per cent of its electorate and no opportunity was given to ballot on sale of liquor in the state as was done in many states No Mandate Exists This the council claimed togethe with the fact that neither party no the governor has advocated hard liquor sale means that no mandate exists from the voters of Iowa foi hard liquor sale If the vote for federal repeal is considered a vote for hard liquor the council maintained that in those counties voting against eral repeal there is likewise a man date against establishment of liquoi stores Particular reference was made to Story county and Ames because they voted strongly agains repeal and are located in easy driv ing distance to other stores Alarmed at Increase The council declared it w a alarmed at the rapid increase in drunkenness paralleling the increase in the number of liquor stores in the state It stated that dividing store overhead by the number of permit issued in a county has shown tha each liquor permit holder must pur chase an exceptional amount o liquor if the stores are to break even Until the legislation can provid a system for referendum or honn rule the letter stated we demani that no stores be established in counties which voted against fed eral repeal To do less would imply insincerity on the part of the advo cates of state sale and violate th spirit of the law to promote tern perance NATIONALLABOR BOARD ASKS TO BE GIVEN HELP Employers Meet Claim Workers on Job Are Intimidated By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Roosevelt moved Wed nesday to appoint a mediation board or the general strike in the textile ndustry at the same time that em Ioyers representatives announced i meeting to plan a defense against alleged intimidation of workers re maining on their jobs The president acted at the request if the national labor relations board and will shortly announce the ersonnel of a board of three mem iers to inquire into the strike lation The president aside from this move however is contemplating no edera interference In the general strike Heads of the silk woolen and cot on industrial organizations an nounced they would meet in an ef fort to effect a plan of defense against alleged intimidation forcing workers who desire to remain at iheir jobs to walk out Sloan at Conference At the conference were to be Jeorge A Sloan president of the otton Textile Institute Arthur G Besse president of the National As sociation of Wool Manufacturers and Peter Van Horn president of the National Federation of Textiles The national labor board asked to withdraw from the strike nego tiations to serve in the capacity of a court of appeals in the labor dia pute From our knowledge of the act uation said the ISborboard to a letter to the president we are sat isfied that mediation looking to ward a termination of the strike can best go forward by your creating a special board under public resolu tion 44 with full authority to inves tigate the causes of the strike and to propose a just base of settle ment Decline to Comment At Washington the strike com mittee of the United Textile Work ers declined comment on the an nouncement President Roosevelt was appointing a mediation board to settle the nationwide strike Frank Schweitzer secretary treasurer of the American Federa tion of Silk Workers and chairman of the silk strike committee said Wednesday there had been an 80 per cent walkout in the silk indus try in response to the textile strike call Union textile leaders strength ened their lines in an effort to make the general strike in the industry 85 per cent effective by the end of the first week The strike apparently gained headway in New England with the Turn in flicfi 3 Column 3 DO IT RIGHT Most of the mistakes that are made in furnishing a home would be avoided if every article in it were given the decorators test la it use ful Is it suited to this particular size color style Is it suited to the people who it Is it beautiful Thus it is easy to ap ply the standards of good decora tion and of even more importance to most people good decoration is not more expensive than bad dec oration Indeed it Is less expensive in the long run for it not have to be changed constantly 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