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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                3 LOW E F HIS MEM A A R1 D E P T OF I 3tt A S 0 I VC 1 I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TWO SECTIONS 284 How About Seniority McClintic Pained by Claims From His Colleagues 10 DEAD 41 INJURED IN STRIKE w By HERBERT FLUMMKU ASHINGTON Sept 6 JP J V McClintic Oklahoma mem ber of the house for 20 consecu tive years ad mits feeling a bit pained when he hears his col leagues advanc ing their claims of seniority as an argument they are logical suc cessors to the speakership The Oklahoma democrat based I his recent cam paign for reelec tion for an eleventh term largely on this very issue He pointed proudly to his 20 years of service in the house He called attention at every opportunity to the fact that it was because his constituents bad kept him in congress so long that he waa able to obtain membership on per haps the most important committee in the and means But he was defeated Seniority did it he moans They either didnt know what I was talking about or if they did they made up their minds that Jims been in too long King and Lewis Oldest Speaking of seniority if congress ever were to decide to adopt the old collegiate custom of holding re unions of old grads some rather interesting facts would come to light The title of oldest grads among those still in congress would be shared by two of Utah and Jim Ham Lewis of Il linois They first came to congress in 1896 as members of the house Both were elected in the year that William Jennings Bryan was campaigning for the presidency on his free silver platform Both are democrats King was elected as con gresOTiaJiatlarge from Utah on the cry of iffto Lewis was elected from the state of Washington Both King and Lewis however have wide gaps in the matter of continuous service The man who holds that record is Senator Shep pard of Texas Sheppard has been continuously in congress since he was elected to the house back in 1902 Back to Washington All roads are leading back to Washington these mem bers of quickly as pri maries in their states are over and their individual fates known They are coming back for two reasons Those who won reelection hasten back to the fastness of their offices on capitol hill to escape the ever in creased demands on them by their loyal constituents Those who went down to defeat are back to begin bombarding the patronage bosses here to take care of them for the next two lean years of tlieir enforced retirement LABATTlDElT HftS BEEN FOUND Place Where Kidnapers Held Canadian Brewer in Wooded Area TORONTO Sept 6 high police authority revealed today that the hideout where John S Labatt London Ont brewer was held cap tive by kidnapers recently has been discovered 10 miles northwest of Bracebridge in the Muskoka lake regions The hideout was in a heavily wooded area and Labatt who was kidnaped Aug 14 near Sarnia told detectives after his release that he had been held in a place smelling strongly of pine The police said they had not yet made any arrests Iowa Bank Reorganization Nearly Done TTteWeather ONLY 13 BANKS NOT READY FOR THEIR RELEASE Entire Structure Rebuilt Since 1933 Bates Announces lima rtHlly Ireas At Hotel Fort Den Moli By JAMES MAXWELL DES MOINES Sept reor ganization of Iowas banking sys tem begun during the national banking holiday in March 1933 is now practically complete and D W Bates Iowa superintendent of banking yesterday discontinued the bank reorganization bureau of his office because there are only 13 banks which are not released or ready to release from the restric tions of Senate File 111 J Roy Drake who was in charge of bank reorganization has been sent to Cedar Rapids as examiner in charge of the American Savings and Trust company In explaining his act Superin tendent Bates said In March 1933 a year and a half ago all banks in Iowa and all other states were closed At that time 483 banks practically all of them with deposits of 16395 chose to operate under Sen ate File 111 restrictions Since then Iowas entire banking structure has been rebuilt through recapitalization and merger Today only 33 banks still oper ate under restriction and all of these but 13 have submitted reor ganization programs satisfactory to the state government They will open unrestricted soon And now Iowa has 487 state banks in unrestricted operation with deposits of and reserves equaling more than 33 per cent of total resources The remaining work under Sen ate File 111 will not keep even one man busy So I disbanded the bu reau and its work will be done as a part of regular office routine To avoid heavy losses to deposit ors Senate File 111 was drawn by a committee at the direction of Governor Ciyde L Herring immedi ately after he took his oath of of fice in January 1933 114 Banks Closed During the year before that is during 1932 114 Iowa state banks went into receivership and were closed according to Superintendent Bates and when the committee be gan its work bank depositors all over the nation were panicky After the committee finished its work the bill was presented to and passed by the legislature taking ef ect Jan 21 1933 From then until VLarch 4 of the same year when all nanks were closed by President Roosevelt 133 Iowa banks took ad antage of the law to avoid runs by depositors and eventual receiver ship On March 11 1933 President Roosevelt issued an order allowing solvent banks after examination o open Job Nearly Finished Then the work of rebuilding Iowas banking structure in a de pressionproof form with restric ions to prevent runs was begun Today the job was practically fin ished The reorganization of Iowa banks cost bank officers directors ana stockholders about in cash and undivided and reserve ao Tum to FaKE 3 Column 31 SCORES OPPONENT FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday night and Friday slightly cooler In the extreme east portion rising tem perature in the extreme north west portion Thursday night possibly light frosts Thursday night in the extreme northeast portion warmer Friday MINNESOTA Fair in south partly cloudy in north Thurs day night and Friday warmer Friday and In west and central portions Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 59 Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A M Thursday 50 Rainfall 28 of NELS G KRASCHEL TWO NAMED AS SLAYERS HELD Youths Charged in Death of Minnesota Man Caught in Chicago CHICAGO Sept 6 men named by a coroners jury at Fergus Falls Minn yesterday as the slay ers of Dr John Schacht were seized here today The prisoners are Robert Palm quist 16 and Palmer Swenson 19 his brotherinlaw They were arrested by Englewood police Palmquist and Swenson were un derstood to have been the last per sons seen with the Fergus Falls dentist before his body was found on a highway south of the Minne sota city WATERLOO AAA HEADQUARTERS Fodder Conservation Plan to Bring 85 Millions Into Iowa MARSHALLTOWN Sept 6 UP Waterloo will be field headquar ters for an AAA corn fodder con servation program which will bring a potential 75 to 85 million dollars into Iowa L W Plager Grundy county agentwho is head ing the field forces announced here today Plager on a three month leave of absence stopped here today en route from Washington to his home at Grundy Center He was called to Washington by ihester C Davis AAA administra tor who appointed him field chief on the cornstalk conservation pro gram being drawn up by the AAA Plager declared that he has been assigned the job of locating two million tons of corn fodder to pro vide roughage feed for livestock in the drought burned regions of the middle west Round Up Fodder He will round up the fodder in a six state area comprising Iowa Minnesota Illinois Wisconsin In diana and Ohio Plager announced that the AAA will allot a certain tonnage to each of the six states 80 per cent to be allotted at present and the other 20 per cent later Iowas total allotment will be 850000 tons but only 650000 tons will be allotted now Plager said He declared that the government will pay from to a ton for the fodder depending upon its qual ity and the way it is put up This will virtually peg the price Plager said How soon the cornstalks are cut how green the leaves are anc the way the stalks have matured will largely determine the price Plager said Additional Market Value This will mean that Iowa farmer will possess an additional farm market this year of from 79 to 85 million dollars Cornstalks ordinar ily are considered of little value ti farmers except for pasturage in the field Plager announced that he will gc to Waterloo this afternoon to set up a field office from which he will di rect a force of men to round up th fodder The AAA needs two mil lion tons Plager asserted It is m job to locate that much He said there are five millions o more tons of fodder available if h can get farmers to take it off thei fields The main difficulty he ex Turn to Pane 3 Column 31 SAYSPATTERSON SHOULD GIVE UP SEAT IN SENATE Craschel Calls on His Opponent to State His Platform GeorgePatterson republican nom nee for lieutenant governor should esign from his office as senator land on some platform and tell the eople of Iowa what he would sub titute for the things he is criti izing Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel andidate for reelection on the emocratic ticket declared here Thursday Lieutenant Governor Kraschel topped in Mason City Wednesday and Thursday morning while en oute to Algona where he was cheduled to address the Kossuth ounty fair in the afternoon There are three weaknesses in he Patterson campaign said Mr Kraschel who charged his oppon nt with deliberate misstatement of acts connected with the state sales ax Platform of Criticism He has no platform except criti ism He is sitting on one job as enator barking critically at the achievements of this administra ion hoping he will go over Mr Kraschel maintained If he is really aking this thing seriously he should resign and then tell the people what hereailystands lor tell what he will do on taxes the handling of the liquor situation and other poli cies It will cost the people of his district only to hold a special election to choose his successor Mr Patterson made two gross misstatements which I am going o call falsehoods He recently made the statement that Governor Her ring is carrying on a campaign of misrepresentation with regard to tax reduction and that the counties are not receiving any tax relief through the cancelation of the 22 mills property tax for the last half of this year More Than Absorbed Mr Patterson also stated that the allocation of the sales tax was more than absorbed by the new property tax for poor relief to the amount of I want to explain this further by stating that under the old law the limit for poor relief was mill Last year every county but 11 levied the maximum and none of these 11 went below 66 of a mill A total of was raised under this levy In order to get enough funds for poor relief we transferred more than a million dollars from the sec ondary road fund and other funds bringing the total to In the early part of the session the legislature saw the need for amending the code on this matter and the bill for this was sponsored by Senator Patterson This bill provided that no money from other funds could be transferred to the poor fund until after the maximum levy is made This bill was passed Senator Patterson is on record foi supporting and sponsoring it throughout He voted for the bill Order Maximum Levy This fall in recognition of this bill and the need for poor relief we ordered the maximum levy which will bring about more than the spent last year mak ing a total of about But Senator Patterson claims that instead of we raised the tax by for relief The whole purpose of the law sponsored by Senator Patterson was to make Turn to Page 3 Column 7 GUNS FLASH IN STRIKE MATRICES SOAR ABOVE ST LOUIS Endurance Mark Seekers to Stay There During Bad Chicago Weather ST LOUIS Sept 6 La Rene and Mary Owens the Texas jirl endurance flyers refueled their lane over CurtissSteinberg airport near East St Louis 111 shortly after dawn today ate a hearty jreakfast and sent word they vould stay in this vicinity until fav rable weather reports are received rom Chicago A breakfast consisting of coffee Uttered toast scrambled eggs fried Otatoes and peaches was sent up to he girl flyers The flyers making their fourth attempt at a womens refueling en durance record began their flight at Chicago yesterday morning and flew south last night to avoid bad weath er Nazi Labor Camp Will Be Citizenship Prerequisite Hitlers Prediction Made at Speech in Nurnberg By LOUIS P LOCHNKR NURNBERG Germany Sept 6 time will come when no German can become a voting citi zen until he has served a period in a nazi labor camp Adolf Hitler told 52000 brawny and tanned young men standing before him on Zeppe lin meadow today The youths wearing earth brown uniforms and holding spades as they stood at attention are mem bers of labor camps from all parts of Germany They came here to provide one of the mass spectacles of the annual national socialis party convention You are a living expression o what our labor service once it fully developed will be like Hit ler said The time will come when n German can enter the community of the German nation unless he ha entered and experienced the com munity of the labor camp We ar socialists in deed and not only theory The youths executed the military manual of arms with their highly polished spades Gorman Says All of Mills Must Close Declares Only Then Will Union Agree to Arbitrate LEADERS SPEED UP DRIVE TO CLOSE MILLS Special policemen are shown on duty in front of the Boaz Cotton companys plant at Boaz Ala to protect nonstriking workers as they arrived for their days duties Associated Press PLANS ANOTHER EXTRA SESSION Huey Sets Wheels Turning to Impeach New Orleans Administration NEW ORLEANS Sept 6 Senator Huey P Long set the wheels in motion today to call an other special session of the legisla ture for instant impeachment of the entire New Orleans city admin istration Meanwhile Gov O K Allen left the state capital for Orleans The purpose of the departure was not stated SHIPWRECK STRANDS ACTOR COWARD UPON MEDITERRANEAN ISLE ILE ROUSSE Corsica Sept 6 UP Coward actor and play wright was stranded on the Medi terranean island by the wrecking of the yacht Main which he hac chartered for a cruise Coward was on the shore when sudden storm Saturday drove the little vessel against rocks As the cabins flooded members of the crewd sprang into the swirling wa ter and fought their way to shore AH of Cowards clothing his money and his papers were on the yacht He walked along the coast for 20 miles finally reaching this community He persuaded a hole proprietor to cable to his friends in London Cowards London associates sen him money and arranged to havi him enter France without a pass port The playwright plans to leave here today for Nice from where he will go to Paris OFFERS TO PAY BRIBE Letter of Electric Boat Firm Representative Read in Munitions Quiz WASHINGTON Sept 6 dence that the Turkish minister of defense in 1924 was to have receiv d if the Electric Boat com pany got a contract to build a sub for Turkey was given today o the senate munitions committee A letter put into the committee ecord from H H Johnston a rep resentative of the New London Conn company to L Y Spear a vice president spoke of half of which was to go to the minister f defense if the company got the lusiuess It was bidding against an Italian irm I know that this is irregular Johnston wrote but it was the mly chance to do business there and fie took it The Italians got the business however Letters about the contracts in which great secrecy was used and men were referred to by numbers ere put into the record The munitions committee carried the assurance of President Roose velt today that there will be no in terference with its war profit study The committee had received word that certain government department and munitions manufacturers rep resentatives wanted to confer with t about keeping some evidence from open hearings The group met in executive session but the repre sentatives did not appear Committee members said that at first some of the government de partments had been reluctant to turn over certain files about the ac tivities of munitions manufacturers but that President Roosevelt had sent word to make the information available WASHINGTON Sept 6 Francis J Gorman chairman of the textile strike committee said today the union would agree to arbitration only after all mills in all the divi sions of the industry were closed Gorman said there had been an appalling breakdown on the part of those who should be peace officers He deplored the mounting death toll in the south We do not know Gorman said whether the union will be asked to submit the textile strike issues to arbitration but if an arbitration pro posal is made we shall agree to it only after we have closed all mills in all divisions of the industry When I say we will not even talk about arbitration until the mills are closed I mean that we shall close the mills We are not looking to em ployers to close them Leave that to us The strike goes on Gormans statement followed an nouncement by Governor Winant of New Hampshire chairman of Lhs mediation board named by the pres ident yesterday that the board would begin its work in Washington tomorrow Sloan Sees Single Issue NEW YORK Sept 6 A Sloan president of the cotton textile institute said today that all other questions have been replaced by one paramount issue ten lives have been needlessly sacrificed in conflict over the inalienable right to work Are the men and women of the country free to work Sloan asked in a statement Will the constituted authorities permit a lawless group to set up invisible super govern ment imperiling life liberty and property the freedom of speech and the freedom of the average man and woman to go about his daily occu pation without fear It is unmistakably clear that the great majority of employes in the industry wish to continue work In community after community every employe of the mills desires to con tinue at work Widespread terror threatens that right INJURED FATALLY IN ARIZONA RIOT Man Killed Several Hurt as Police Deputies Clash With Pickets PHOENIX Ariz Sept 6 One roan was injured fatally in hand to hand skirmishes today between police and sheriffs deputies and ag itators attempting to picket federal emergency relief administration headuarters An undetermined number were hurt The dead man was not immedi ately identified He was believed to be a member of the crowd of about 200 which twice was subdued by tear gas and clubs He was run down by a truck as officers and ri oters charged through the street in front of the relief headquarters Stones were hurled by the rioters and they fought with pick handles ALUMINUM FIRM STRIKE AT END Declaration Made Following Meeting of Union and Company Heads PITTSBURGH Sept 6 aluminum strike which has kept 8700 workers idle for a month was declared over today after a 15 hour conference between union represen tatives and officials of the Alumi num company of America The national council of aluminum workers which called out its mem bers Aug 10 telephoned them early this morning to return to their jobs tomorrow The agreement ending the walk out will be formally signed at an other conference today Fred Keightly veteran labor de partment conciliator whose untir ing efforts were praised by both sides as being largely responsible for the peace announced the settle ment but withheld the terms The Aluminum company a reput ed Mellon interest had been dead locked on three main issues with the unions whose negotiations were closely supervised by the American federation of labor The union demanded an agree ment recognizing it as collective bargaining representative of its members Check off of union dues by the company and a universal wage scale at plants in New Ken sington Pa Massena N S East St Louis El and Alcoa Tenn Cotton Garment Trade Strike Ordered to Start Oct 1 By THK ASSOCIATED PRESS Ten dead 41 injured and 64 ar was the record Thurs day shortly after the general strike in the textile industry had entered its third effective day Union lead ers were exerting pressure through pickets and flying squadrons to closo mills not yet shut down An additional 35000 were idle Thursday bringing the total to 3S5 000 The general executive board of the International Ladies Garment Work ers union Thursday voted a strike in the cotton garment industry which is expected to affect 50000 workers immediately and from 125000 to 175000 workers event ually The cotton garment workers form a part of the International Ladies Garment Workers union The strike was ordered to take ef fect Oct 1 Must Reverse Stand Union officials said the only meth od now of averting the strike would be for the employers to reverse their stand in refusing to comply with the presidents executive order mak ing mandatory a reduction of work ing hours from 40 to 36 in the in dustry and which in effect raises the wage scale 10 per cent Tho American federation of silk workers announced that a com mittee of silk dyers representing Dyers Local 1733 United Textile Workers had been summoned to Washington for a conference with the general textile strike committee and that a walkout of silk dyers is expected to be ordered for Monday morning Seven persons were known to be dead in South Carolina At teast six were killed at Honea Path in a bat tle between workers and a flying squadron seeking to prevent the Chiquola mills from opening A striker was shot six times and killed at Greenville S Car in friction between strikers and police officers guarding the Duncan mills Dies of Wounds A man said to be a striker died Thursday at Augusta Ga of wounds received Wednesday when a trapped policeman shot his way out of a crowd of pickets A deputy sheriff and a striker were killed late Wednesday in a gun fight between officers and strikers at the Trion cotton mills at Trion Ga Efforts of strike leaders to shut down mills now operating met re sistance from employes intent on working At Dighton Mass a delegation of more than 200 workers from Fall River Mass seeking to picket the plant of the Mt Hope Finishing Co were turned back by armed guards stationed behind piles of sand on either side of roads entering the town Keep All Night Vigil The mills of the Riverside and Dan River Cotton company at Dan ville Va center of Virginias textile Turn to PaJte 3 Column fi LEARN TO SWIM Member of Chicago Board of Trade Is Shot and Wounded CHICAGO Sept 6 M Labarthe 51 a member of the board of trade was shot and wounded seriously today by an as sailant who met him at the door of his La Salle street office The mysterious gunman fired point blank at Labarthe the bullet entering above the collarbone and emerging behind his right ear He was taken to a physicians office for emergency treatment and it was believed he would survive al though the wound was dangerous The assailant fled down the stair way Everybody should be able to swim Swimming is perhaps the best of exercises from the standpoint both health and pleasure and it is also an accomplishment that may mean saving your own life or an others at any time This new illus trated booklet available only through our Washington informa tion bureau is not only informative on the general subjects of swim ming and diving but it is exhaustive in the matter of life saving and the resuscitation of persons who have been in the water long enough to drown if not promptly and properly treated Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling Use coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I 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