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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1934 Warburg in New Attack Former New Dealer Hits Policies of Roosevelt By HERBERT PLTJMMER ASKINGTON Sept 14 UP James P War burg erstwhile new deal brain truster and 38 year old descend ant of a famous family of bank ers is out again with book at tacking various policies of the Roosevelt admin istration i Its Up lo Us is the second at tempt within the year of the man who resigned from the inner councils of the ad ministration when he felt he could no longer keep in step with its pol icies The Money Muddle was hailed as a best seller Warburg makes no claims of be ing out to establish a Kterary rep utation He quite frankly admits that his efforts might properly be classified as pamphleteering for I am concerned with only one thing namely to drive home a Its Up to Us sets forth a ser ies of questions which Warburg be lieves the average citizen should ask and answer concerning the new They cover the fields of agri culture money and banking indus try taxes and foreign trade Gives Own Answers To each he gives his own an swer In agriculture for example he be lieves we must remedy the basic difficulty by attempting to regain some of pur lost foreign markets and by adjusting our production to demand not by government manip ulation but by enligtening our ag ricultural producers as to the ac tualities of supply and In industry he says the problem ie to adjust production to demand again not by government regula tion but by a better understanding of markets and by attempting to re act more quickly to changes in de mand as they occur Furthermore we must seek to mitigate the effects of periods of expansion and con traction by providing for unemploy ment compensation out of the prof tts periods of Must Reform System As for banking he says flatly we must reform our whole system so that we mayhave a currency and a banking system which shall not be subject to the vagaries of political expediency nor to abuse by self seeking special In foreign he declares must develop a policy of co operation with other nations with the twofold objective of preserving peace and achieving a better Bal ance between agriculture and in dustry at The actual he believes must be effected not by a small body of men sitting in Washington but by all of us preforming our vari functions on the basis of a more enlightened COLLISION FATAL TO TRUCK DRIVER Witwer Company Employe at Cedar Rapids Another Injured CEDAR RAPIDS Sept 14 George Johnson 29 a truck driver for the Witwer Grocer company of fchis city was killed early today in a headon collision with an Indiana truck three miles east of South Amana on highway 6 The driver of the Indiana truck Guy Joseph of Omaha suffered deep scalp wounda and a severe brain concussion He was reported still tinoonscious this afternoon Joseph was accompanied by Glen Btephenson 21 Denver owner of the truck who was not hurt PAPiR CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION ONE NO 291 F R MAY TAKE HAND STRIKE Wealthy Oklahoman Escapes Kidnapers CENSORSHIP PUT ON INQUIRY INTO MUNITION SALES Foreign Nations in Fear of Possible Political Repercussions WASHINGTON Sept 14 The seriate munitions committee to day clamped a censorship on some phases of its widespread munitions investigation in the face of serious protests from at least five foreign governments Names of Chinese officials who Teputedly took commissions from du agent in 1932 were with held from the record and from re porters Reference was made that this and subsequent letters which are not made public might have politi cal repercussions abroad The action followed a conference by Secretaries Hull and Roper with the committee Wheat Loans for Guns Im perfectly willing that you write the Senator Nye R N said but refused to dis cuss details Chairman Nye told in an inter view that the senate munitions committee had evidence indicating China used a wheat loan from the United States last year to purchase guns arid airplanes The United the to of American wheat arid additional to buy cotton Bolster Up Trade This was done to bolster up American foreign trade to aid China feed her hungry millions and to help eliminate domestic farm sutpluses Official Japanese circles have contended the wheat actually was converted into munitions Mean while it was made known at Mex ico D that the Mexican ambas sador to Washington had been in structed to protest to this govern ment against bringing the names of President Rodriguez and other Mexican officials into the hearings Testimony had been and denied on behalf of the presi he had interested him self in war material sales and pur chases FORECAST IOWA Unsettled and much cooler prolmbly showers in ex treme wist portion Friday night Saturday generally fair cooler tn east and south portions MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy much colder Friday night tem perature near freezing over most of north portion Saturday gen erally fair cooler In extreme southeast not so cool in ex treme northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures tor 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 79 Minimum in Night fil At 8 A M Frlcliiy 65 Rain totaling A inch fell Friday morning and early afternoon Blood Transfusion Equipment Rushed to Quintuplet Home CALLANDKR Sept 14 UP transfusion equipment was rushed here today from Toronto to be in readiness should the condition of the Dionne quintuplets suffering from intestinal toxemia become worse After visiting his tiny patients to day Dr A R Dafoe said their con dition still caused him concern but he was more hopeful of their recov ery The disease will take at least a week to run its course he said 3 Seriously Burned in Fire at Creston CRESTON Sept 14 Craig Gilbert Hiatt and Earl Miller were burned Seriously and the barn and hoghouse ot the Miller farm were destroyed by fire when a gas oline stove being used to heat branding irons exploded Council Bluffs First Stop on Farley Tour WASHINGTON Sept 14 OTl Postmaster General Farley will ad dress Iowa postmasters at Council Bluffs next Wednesday Sept 19 opening his next midwestern speak ing tour FRAZIERLEMKE LAW GETS TEST FAIRMONT Sept 14 as unconstitutional mortgage moratorium proceedings under the new FrazierLemke debt relief law were halted here today by County Conciliator John W Flynn and the objection certified to the federal court in St Paul This Is be lieved to be the first actual court test of the law since its passage by congress DU FONTS TELL SENATORS OF WARTIME PROFITS jammed the senate munitions investigating committee room when members of the flmuiclally powerful du Iont family uore willed to testify Wartime profits of the concern were studied by the committee Senator Gerald Nye left of North Dakota is shown administering tho oath to Ircntie dtilont chairman of the board of the tin Pout company Fin Spciirn a company official Liimmol du Pont presi dent and du Pont a vice president Associated Press Yellow River on Rampage Through Valley in China Dikes Ripped Out Murderous Career of Water By THK ASSOCIATED PRESS The angry waters of Chinas Yellow river ripping out with a power man has been unablj to restrain continued their mur derous career today in the fertile is known as the na tions granary Dispatches from sodden1Honan province have not yet estimated the loss of life and vast property de struction in the current floods but reports which have filtered out in dicate another major calamity Plight Is Desperate Reports from Kaifeng describe as desperate the plight of thou sands of farmers in Honan and southern Hopei where the river has reached a width of 30 miles Dikes costing a year to maintain have been swept aside Farms were inundated to a depth of 10 feet and many persons were drowned More than a hundred million Chinese live in the plain across which the river winds and which according lo legend is visited by major floods at 40 year intervals with smaller ones in between The Yellow river hns taken mil lions of lives since B C In the disastrous flood of 1887 a mil lion it was estimated perished Took TJvos In 1931 the Yangtze Kiang to the south took an estimated 000 lives Two years later in Au gust the Yellow river claimed an other The Yellow river miles long flows from Tibet to the Yel low sea Impoverished millions who live within its reach are doomed to suf fer Us recurring wrath impotently Abandonment of the rich soil means starvation Chicagoan Nominated Midwest Chairman of Investment Bankers CHICAGO Sept 14 F Patton Chicago has been nom inated for chairman of the central states group of tho Investment Bankers Association of America to succeed T Weller Kim ball Chi cago it wns announced today Among nominees for the execu tive committee of the group which comprises the states of Illinois Wis consin Indiana Iowa and Nebraska included Blain A Phillips of White Phillips company Davenport Theodore Roosevelt Will Arrive Monday DES MOINES Sept 14 Theodore Roosevelt who Is to be principal speaker at the Iowa re publican constitution day meeting here will arrive at a m Mon day it was announced by republi can officiate JOBtESSTTTIZEirOF MONTREAL FINDS HE IS LEGALLY DEAD MONTREAL Sept 14 From the grave in which he had been docketed by a relief investi gator arose an unemployed citizen of Montreal today To Alderman Dan P Glllmor K he complained he could not gel on the relief lists Of course retorted the councillor youre The reliefseeker pinched himself and sneezed to prove he was no ghost Alderman Gillmor stuck by his guns and insisted his visitor was dead He read a report from the investigator oC the unemployment commission and with the dead man standing in wonderment read the statement to the effect the appli cant had passed on and was not therefore now In need of assistance SOME OF MONEY TO BE RETURNED U S Expects to Get Back of PWA WASHINGTON Sept 15 Government officials say they plan to get back of the public works money employed in the biggest spending and financing experiment in the na tions history Those who have watched the fund gush into employment giving projects said today the bil lion scheduled to return to the gov ernment represented loans out standing and allotments to federal projects that are to pay out event ually This is how U is split up they ex plained The loan portion of loan and grant allotments to public bodies loans only to public bodies and in a few instances to private business loans to for sub sistence homesteads for 26 federal irrigation and hydro electric power projects and for federal lowcost housing and slumriddnnoe Brookhart Declares Soviet Trade Held Up NEW YORK Sept 14 mer Senator Smith W Brookhart of Iowa special presidential adviser on the AAA declared in an Interview here that delay by the federal ex portImport bank in financing United States private business firms nnd farmers Is holding up millions of dollars worth of exports to soviet Ruasla CLAIMS ORDERS WERE NOT GIVEN Morco Scores Ship Officers in Testimony NEW YORK Sept 14 Charges that officers the liner Morro Castle did not give necessary orders to the crew when flames swept the ship and that highly in flammable materials were used on the vessel were made today by William OSullivan a deck store keeper on the liner At a department of commerce in quiry into the disaster of last Sat urday OSullivan testified In reply to a question concerning the dis cipline of the crew during the crisis that there were not the Hadthere the orders there should have been the crew xvould have responded his Interrogator continued Yes QSullivan responded InflammablePolish Dickerson N Hoover head of the inquiry board then questioned OSullivan about the use of inflam mable cleaning polish on the Morro Castle The witness declared such mate rial wns used It was against the law OSullivan said It was used commonly by the stew ards He added that the cleaning polish was used commonly around the in response to a ques tion as to whether those in au thority were cognizant of its use Working on Legislation In Jersey City Representative Mary T Norton stated she was working on legislation which would make mandatory a complete in spection of every steamship that en ters an American Following adjournment of the hearing until Monday Hoover stat ed that his major reaction to the evidence thus far adduced is that In the future all new passenger ves sels must be fireproof throughout both holds and superstructure Hoover said he would make ef forts to have brought before his board the steward who was directly in charge of the writing room where the fire originated and question him concerning the presence of in flammable writing fluid there Liquor Board to Pay Federal Income Tax DKS MOINES Sept U The Iowa liquor control commission anticipates it will be required to pay the federal corporation Income tax of per cent on its net profits members of the commission said Scott County Given Tax Cut Exemption DES MOINES Sept 14 Scott county received exemptions of from the provisions of the RealtyBennett act In making its 1035 tax levy Charles Murtagh state comptroller announced REFUSES TO PAY SOUGHT BY HIS CAPTORS Falls Out of Car While Lurching Along on Unpaved Road SAN ANTONIO Sept 11 for ransom H D Snell wealthy merchant and farmer accidentally gained his liberty from two kidnap ers early today when ho fell out of the kidnapers automobile whilo it was lurching along an unpaved road several miles north of San Antonio Sncll lay unconscious on tho road but revived sufficiently tp stumble along ho reached Alamo Heights here whoro J R Emrio a special policeman saw hlm Sncll said he was kidnaped early Thursday morning at his home in Cordell a town of population 100 miles northwest of Wichita Falls Tex He had 5G on his person which thekidnapers did not take Refuses to Sign Despite torture by his kidnapers find two confederates who Joined them for a time near Wichita Falls Snell steadfastly refused to sign notes for to gain his freedom he said Tho policeman brought Snel to police headquarters and Gus Jones head of the United States bureau of was called Immed iately Jones was one of tho govern ment agents who solved the kid naping of Charles Urschel wealthy Oklahoma City oil man Snell said he wns lying in the tonneau of the kidnapers automo bile with his eyes blindfolded and a gag in his mouth but unbound Reaches lift ml Above To keep his head from bumping the floor he reached blindly above until his hand felt a lever on the car door The lever gave under the weight pf hU grasp and the door flew open A sudden lurch of the car threw him to the road Snell said he was unaware of what became of the kidnapers When EmVie saw him Snol wns bleeding from cuts and abrasions on his face and head His shirt was In shreds Snell said the kidnaping had been preceded hy two demands for 000 One demand was In the form a note tacked to a barn on his farm The other was a letter which came through the malls Seized at Home The victim said two men both masked seized him at home commandered his automobile and drove away Near Wichita Falls the kidnapers were met hy two confed erates in another automobile He said tho four tortured him by choking him stepping on his nock and poking pistols In his side They demanded that he sign a or check for according to Sncll I told them to go ahem and kill me I wouldnt sign Snell said 3 OTHER NATIONS REPROVE POLAND Britain France Italy Fear Russian League Entry May Be Blocked GENEVA Sept 14 Britain France and Italy took turns today reproving Poland for her de nunciation yesterday of the general minorities neverthe less that on embittered Poland might still block Russias admission to the league of nations by refusing to vote the soviet union a per manent seat In tho league council The chiding was administered by Sir John Simon British foreign sec retary Louis Barthou French for eign minister and Baron Pompeo Aloisi Italian delegate to the league They directed their oratory in answer to Joseph Beck foreign min ister of Poland who had told the league that Poland henceforth would look out for her minority populations under her own laws Cannot Be Overlooked Sir John told the league assembly that Poland cannot disregard her obligations to minorities and that article 93 of the treaty of Versail les dealing with the Polish minori Turn to Puite S Oiliimn Z Will Confer With Dern Gen Connor Boards Yacht to Sail for Americas Cup Race Scene POUGHKEIQPSIE N Sept 14 that President Roosevelt might take a hand In the Rhode Island strike situation close to the trouble scene developed today as ho bonided the yacht Nounnahal here for Newport to attend the Americas cup yacht races The president announced to news papermen as he went aboard the palatial Vincent Astor yacht that he would confer tomorrow morning at Fort Adams R with Secre tary of War George H Dern and Maj Gen Fox Connor head of the first corps area On the outcome ofthis conference will depend whether the president will witness the Inter national races or go aboard a de stroyer for Providence to take di rect command of the strike situa tion The president said should tho Rhode Island legislature by any chance see fit to request federal troops Dern and Connor both at Boston would be ordered to pro ceed Immediately for asurvey of tho strike area and report direct to him In view of the quieter conditions now prevailing In the Rhode Island strike centers it was believed by summer white house observers that regular troops would not lie need ed But no chances are going to be taken It was said MMNfpUNES AT DES MOINES No Violence Is Reported on Second Day of Hosiery Mill Strike DES MOINES Sept 14 Pickets maintained their lines around the Rollins Hosiery mill to day ns the strike In with the national textile walkout i entered Its second day There was no vio lence x Pickets prevented two office work fl from entering the plant The two were accused by pickets of having worked In tho plant yesterday A slight flurry was caused when a light delivery truck speeded down the street in front of the plant and Into a company garage The garage dor was slummed dawn as a group of pickets rushed toward the truck Checks Distributed Announcement was made by Fred Warren paymaster that employes checks would be ready for distribu tion today Today is a regular pay day There are 825 workers out A communist advance wns rebuf fed by the pickets when they stopped Mrs James Porter and a woman companion from distribut ing hand bills announcing a textile solidarity strike meeting tomor row night Picket leaders took the women to an officer telling him they did not want any communist sympathizers on the Kcene Turn Back Trucks The pickets turned back bread dairy and meat trucks which were carrying supplies Into the plants cafeteria A similar strike at the Boone plant of the firm was called for noon today It will affect 75 more workers Brief outbursts of violence yester day Indicated the determination of the pickets most of whom are mem bers of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers union which called the strike A car was stoned a truck leav ing the mill was curbed and 800 pounds of freight nad 400 Turn lo iB S Column Coal Truckers May Put Off Des Moines Strike Until Monday DES MOINES Sept 14 Union coal truckers today were an ticipating a delay until Monday in the cltywide strike called for Sat urday The decision followed a con ference last night between labor of ficials and representatives of retail coal dealers The truckers are seek ing a uniform rate of a ton lor hauling coal within a 215 mile ra dius of DCS Moines and 5 cents a ton mile outside that area The present rate is determined by ne gotiation with the Individual oper ators NO U S TROOPS WILL BE NEEDED IN RHODE ISLAND Situation Quiets Down but Violence Crops Up Elsewhere PROVIDENCE R Sept Green declared after conference with Her bert R Dean this morning that the strike situation the state had been so quiet overnight that there will be no occasion for calling on the federal government for troops The general which wai to meet later todayin special ses sion was asked by the governor however to passk measures appro priating with which to swell the ranks of the state police and to provide national guard with sufficient funds Several Cutby Bayonets BURLINGTON S Sept M I persons were cut by ayonots and four arrested at the M Holt Weave mills hereitoday as guardsmen usedtear gaa and bayonets to dispersepick ets The mill continued operating The number of those sllsrhtlv wounded by bayonets and the names of those arrested were not immediately known An additional company of under command of Capt Theodore Fountain arrived from Raleighearly today A squadron of pickets dispersed hurriedly today in Ara gon as armed cotton mill workers prepared to move against sounded jn but no A dynamite exploded near the transformer of aplant In Fayetteville N Car No damage was clone and the plantcontinued to operate The situation generally In North and South Carolina was cjulet Many mills operated under tho protection of national guards men FIGHT TO FINISH 1031 hy The AnaoeMtd WASHINGTON Sept up Labor and capital mobilized their forces today as the strife torn tex tile belt became the battle ground for what some expected to be a fight to the finish between industry and the American Federation of Labor The opinion was expressed by both mill owners and labor that the strike hns transcended tho bounds of a single industry and become a decisive test of union strength un der the national recovery act Pressure Js Brought Some cotton mill owners who have rejected the arbitration ser vices of the presidents mediation board said privately that pressure has been brought upon them from other Industries to resist all de mands of the United Textile Work ers William Green president of the American Federation of Labor has recognized the present strike as highly significant to the labor move ment nhd has ordered all affiliated groups state federations and city central organizations to provide at Trim tit raff 3 Column 3 A NEW No need to explain to thechlldren why the geography Is years out of date Have a new correct complete map of the U S in every schoolroom Our Washington Infor mation bureau has just published such a map and offers it at a cost and handling chapge of 10 cents It is complete in ffve colors 21 by 28 inches and hris full uptodate sta tistics on the back showing areas population time differences ds tances money trade sta tistics pictures of the capltol and other government buildings inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling Use coupon Mason City Information Bureau Frederic i Haskln Director Washington D O I Inclose 10 cents In coin carefully wrapped for the new Mnp of the United States Street City state Mail to Washington D  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