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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1934, Mason City, Iowa U P T Or C tl i f NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 171934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 293 Uneasiness in G O P AAA Promises More Money on Eve of Elections By HERBERT PLTJMMBR WASHINGTON Sept 17 The AAAs lat est report on progress ad justment p a y ments to the com and hog farmers of the country must make for real uneasiness in G O P ranks For the admin istration to an nounce just at the time the con gressional cam paigns are about to enter the home stretch that more than one million dollars a day is being pumped into the pockets of the farmers of the west is news calculated to make any politician sit up and think To date more than 637500 par ticipating farmers have received almost onehalf of the estimated first instalment of 5133000000 to be paid on cornhog contracts Henry P Fletcher chairman the republican national committee already has charged that to his way of thinking the administration was playing politics in this matter that checks were being withheld until voting time approached Discrepancy in Estimates Secretary Wallace of the depart ment of agriculture immediately re torted that Fletchers accusation was contemptible and that insteac of striving for delay for politica purposes we regret the delay be cause farmers are in need of the money and would be in a better frame of mind if we could get it to them sooner AAA officials offer this explana tion for the delay in paying the farmers off It was a highly technical prob lem to convince 1200000 farmers that their ideas of the number o hogs they raised and the amount o cotii over the pas three years was wrong Hogs caused the most trouble The bureau of livestock estimate in the agricultural department has its census of the hog population o the country It was taken by mai carriers who received from farmer a count of their animals The count has come to mean money The farmers told the gov ernment how many hogs they had They contend the figures given the mail carriers were not accurate but merely offhand estimates Special Agreements Made In many sections the discrepancy was as high as 10 per cent Unless the farmer could prove by bills of sale that he actually sold more hogs than the government figures showed to be on his farm AAA stood by its figures So did the farmers This made for long delay and the corn belt began to mutter in discon any more tent Finally to break the impasse a special form of contract was hit upon If the farmer wauld agreeto accept the government finding without question he would get his first payment immediately with any adjustments to come out of later payments Most of the money going out now is to those farmers who signed these special contracts Program to Take Place of New Deal Outlined COL ROOSEVELT GEORGIA DECLARES MARTIAL LAW HELPED SET UP ARMY AVIATION SCHOOL IN CHINA Department of Commerce Aid Is Revealed in Senate Probe By CECIL B DICKSON WASHINGTON Sept 17 Testimony that the United States department of commerce aided in recruiting and formation of a mil itary air school for the Canton China government was laid today before the senate munitions com mittee The matter was described as hav ing been handled very confidential ly early last year in order that it might not come to the attention of another Oriental power which might challenge the impropriety of the action The testimony came out in ques tioning United Aircraft export offi cials F H Love director of the com pany said the matter had been handled quietly to avoid rousing suspicion of the other power Reference to the Canton transac tion was made in a memorandum of S A McClellan assistant to Love to P G Johnson president the United Aircraft and Transport company Earlier testimony had told of enor mous profits made by the Pratt and Whitney Aircraft company subsidiary of United Export and of efforts of the atter company to sell airplanes in Bolivia and Para guay during the war between those countries Mail Man Goes Back to Horse and Buggy ANDOVER Mass Sept 17 Joe Levi local rural free delivery man found a way to deliver th mail even though the registry o motor vehicles did take away hi license to drive an automobile H just took out the old horse an buggy It takes him a little longe to make the rounds Joe says bu he has no trouble getting starte SKETCHES TRIBESMEN Mrs Robert O mural painter and ex plorer who has made a lone tour of Afghanistan where she made 60 sketches of tribesmen is shown as she returned to New York Associated Press photo Farmers Stop Fire in Citified Motorcycle PITTSBURGH Sept 17 took a bunch of farmers to put out a fire in a very citified motor ycle Officer Howard Luffy was iding the motorcycle when it burst nto flames near the farmers market Before firemen arrived the iarmers had extinguished the flames with corn husks and burlap sacks FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to elondy Monday night and Tues day some probability of show ers in the northeast portion Slightly warmer in the central and i east portions Monday night Somewhat cooler Tues day in the north and extreme west portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday ex cept possibly light showers In extreme east early Monday night somewhat cooler Mon dav night except in extreme southeast local frost in north cooler Tuesday in extreme east IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 69 Minimum in Night 43 At 8 A M Monday 52 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 52 Minimum in Night 43 Rainfall 01 of an Inch Saturday night brought Mason Cityland its first real frost of the autumn In Mason City the temper ature was 35 in the eariy hours Sunday but at the sugar factory north of the city it reached 33 In Mason City only the more tender forms of vegetation appear to have been affected but elsewhere in the county considerable damage is re ported DILLINGER AIOE GETS SENTENCE Pat Reilly Former Mascot of St Paul Ball Team Pleads Guilty ST PAUL Sept 17 Reilly former mascot of the St Paul American association baseball club today pleaded guilty in fed eral court here to conspiracy to har bor John Dillinger in St Paul He was sentenced to 21 months in the new federal reformatory at El Reno Okla and to pay a fine of S2500 In passing sentence Judge M M Joyce said he had cut three months from the maximum two years permitted for the violation because Reilly already has served three months in jail here The charge against Reilly grew out of a visit last March 14 by Dil linger slain recently in Chicago and his lieutenant John Hamilton to the home of Dr N G Mortensen at that time St Paul city health of ficer The former mascot accompanied the two gangsters to the Mortensen home where the physician examined gunshot wounds from which they were suffering The wounds were ADMITS ON YOONG ARTIST Former Davenport Man ant Coach at Loyola Charged With Manslaughter CHICAGO Sept 17 T charge of manslaughter was place today against Dr Edwin J Norton dentist and former coach at LoyoU university and one time resident o Davenport pending completion o an inquest into the death of May nard Lawhon 33 artist and World fair guide He was released 01 SoOOO bail and will be arraigne tomorrow in felony court Police said Dr Norton admitte striking Lawhon during an alterca tion at a tavern early Saturda when Lawhon tried to crash party An inquest wasbegun this morn ing but was postponed until Sep 2S at Dr Nortons request afte only one witness Dr W M Law hon father of the dead artist ha been heard Fathers Mind Blank Dr Lawhon testified to his sons family history He said he could not remember when his son had work ed last Since this thing happened my mind is a blank Dr Lawhon said I cant remember the of the week It was through a coincidence that Norton was connected with the case police said They appeared at his home to question him about an automobile he had reported stolen but said they were unable to 147 Year Old Constitution Has Birthday Meaning of Its Terms Debated in Study of New Deal BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The constitution of the United tales had a birthday Monday The document was signed 147 ears ago and started along an his orical path mile posted by debate nternal conflict and 21 amendments It stood unamended but much de ated for four years after George Washington put the first signature o the document The debates and mendments have continued down hrough the last national political ampaign the debates go on today The original parchment guardec rom tissue destroying time by lighl iltering glass is in the library oi ongress moved there after a 133 year stay in the state department Congress and political partisans argue over its interpretation tour sts somewhat less familiar with t ask the guides to point out to hem the signatures of Christopher Columbus or Charles Lindbergh Cope With Emergency WASHINGTON Sept 17 UP The constitution of the United States was adopted 147 years ag to cope with a national emergency such as President Roosevelt say the nation faces today The doctrine of emergency pow ers as outlined in the constitutio are held by the president in just fication of his recovery measure His criticscontend that he hasin terpreted the constitution too lib erally Among the questions crystallizin over the New Deals to the constitution and the bill c rights are these 1 Has congress unduly abridge WiMS IOWA GOPPROGRAM ipeaker Puts Balancing of Budget at Head of List DBS MOINES Sept 17 lils of a program which he is ad ocating to supplant the new deal vere outlined by Col Theodore loosevelt here today to speak at a epublican program in connection vith the observance of constitution lay Roosevelt declared that everything n his program is capable of ac omplishment within the spirit of ur constitution and without forfeit ng our liberties and the liberties and freedom of the individual Conversely it is incapable of ac its own powers in favor of executiv branches of the government 2 Can concentration of power i the federal government be contin ued without jeopardy to right guaranteed to the states Z Have taxation powers of tli government been unduly stretche by the AAA processing taxes 4 Is the constitutional authorit of congress over interstate com merce broad enough to permit fu fillment of the business recover projects 5 Does the planned economy i which economic programs must b acceptable to the masses imply a ultimate conflict with the guarante of a free prss Concerning these five question the constitution itself says 1 Congress shall have the powe to levy taxes borrow money regu Tliril to InRS 2 Column 3t complishment under any utocracy or dictatorship of the budget limitation public works to needed REJECT COTTON GROUP APPEAL NRA Board Refuses Request to Modify Pay Boost Due Oct I WASHINGTON Sept 17 NRAs advisory council today unan imously rejected a request of the cotton garment code authority to modify the requirement that piece believed suffered in a Sioux Falls S Dak bank raid at muieu uui atiivi ninj get the desired information because rates be boosted 10 per of a drinking party there 1 Taken to Station Norton and his guests were taken to the police station where officers said a girl member of the party was quoted by the police as saying Why are you holding all of us Just because Dr Norton slugged that fellow and he died An investigation started and af ter several hours questioning Dr Norton they said admitted striking Lawhon when the artist tried to climb into his automobile and grap pled with him Dr Norton was held for the in quest lowan Badly Injured cent on Oct 1 the effective date of Presi dent Roosevelts order slashing the industrys work week from 40 to 36 hours Immediately after the gathering some NRA officials minimized to newsmen danger of any serious dis ruption in the industry though la bor has threatened to strike in any plant that fails to obey the presi dential order Other authoritative sources expressed confidence the shorter work week would be ob served by the industry Employment in the industry was reported at 175000 workers It was said 90 per cent were on a iiece rite pay basis in n M r L Ruth Chatterton and Des Momes Lrash i r D M r George brent May bo DES MOINES Sept 17 Pi Howard Cummings 33 of Winter set was in a critical condition in a local hospital here today suffering from injuries received yesterday in an automoble accident on highway 28 two miles west of here Cum mings was said to have a cerebral concussion and had to have his right leg removed His father Fred form of of the type toward which the national ad ministration policies are heading added Balance Budget His program included balancing of the projects elimination of waste discharge o overnment debts through taxes re moval of alphabetical agencies and cash relief to those who act ually need it Also advocated were reciproca tariffs and better markets for agr culture ousting of political em ployes sound money heavy taxe on inheritance and unearned incomi unemployment insurance and old ag pensions on cooperative plans an other measures It is quite justified that ther are many people in the country wh say that we are showing the evil and dangers of present national pol icies but are not telling them wha we propose to substitute therefor he said in an interview I am perfectly prepared to d so and indeed have already done s in many speeches Make TJp Minds Declaring that there can be n recovery without a return of con fidenee he said the first thin we should do is to make up minds definitely to balance the bud get Subdividing his point he gave a the first elimination of the aiphabe ical agencies on grounds that the have been costly and have retarde rather than promoted prosperity A the next step he advocated that th hundred thousand additional fei eral employes appointed in tl main on the spoils system shoui be discharged Stopping of the foolish was of public money was urged in con nection with such matters as The tearing down of buildings to erect others no more serviceable the establishment in this time of trouble of a tourist hotel for the Virgin Island of art museums in many places and of municipal theaters and so forth Hundreds of Millions He also referred to the spending of hundreds of millions to decrease farm production and of the hundreds of millions to reclaim lands which will increase farm The national government he said sought to justify such expenditures as priming the pump So far so good he said hut what is the good of priming the pump when you are sitting on the handle and that is what the govern ment is doing through the alphabet ical agencies The outspoken kinsman of Presi dent Franklin D Roosevelt headed a daylong program in which the New Deal was arraigned and a strong plea made for a rejuvenation of the partys organization in Iowa National Committeeman Harrison Spangler and State Chairman Pressy H Frank met Roosevelt at iis train and whisked him to repub lican state headquarters for an early conference Speaks at Luncheon Roosevelts first speech was made at a luncheon in his honor given by county leaders SWEARS TO STOP VIOLENCE Gov Eugene Talmadge of Georgia shown in his red galluses re reiving congratulations on his renomination told his state national guard to he ready for textile strike duty saying the right to work In Georgia will he protected Associated Press Chief Engineer Had No Orders to Lower Boat Steward Says Officer1 Saved Himself When Ship Caught Fire NEW YORK Sept 17 diningrooom steward in the burned liner Morro Castle today testified before a federal board of inquiry that he escaped from the ship in the No 1 lifeboat that it was or dered lowered by the chief engineer and that the chief engineer got in the boat himself You heard no one order him in to it Steward Richard Kopf of Brooklyn was asked No he did it himself Kopf re plied Overcome by Fumes At last Tuesdays session of the inquiry the chief engineer Eben S Abbott testified that the acting captain of the Morro Castle ordered him to take the boat away Abbott said he was overcome somewhat by the fumes when he went up to report to the captain that No 1 ifeboat was there and the cap tain said Take that boat James Pond second steward ot the ill fater liner told the board he nothing peculiar about the rapid spread of the fire aboard the liner a week ago last Saturday No sir I did not he replied to L direct question I would say the rind fanned the fire swiftly through the ship Steward Is Emphatic Pond was emphatic in a statement that all members of the stewards department were capable and exper ienced I picked them myself he said Pond testified he never saw anj inflammable polishes on the ship and said if he had he would have taken them away and discharged those found using them Dickerson N Hoover chairman o the board of inquiry said today thai the officers of the Morro Castle would be reexamined this week and that George I Alagna first as Cummings slightly 56 also was injured Into Divorce Courts HOLLYWOOD Sept 17 Pi Separated six months Ruth Chat terton and George Brent may settle their difficulties in the divorce courts Reports were heard today that the actress before leaving the city Sunday remarked she would file suit for divorce in Los Angeles today Next he appeared before a mid afternoon meeting of the Iowa Re publican Service league where he shared speaking honors with Rob ert W Colflosh youthful Des Moincs attorney Colflcsh who re signed his position as U S district attorney for southern Iowa to run for the republican gubernatorial nomination was defeated in the Turn Ni 2Column l IGVIET RUSSIA ELECTION URGED League Assembly Committee Votes After Hearing French Support GENEVA Sept 17 Tearing broadsides against the so viet by five nations and a defense by France the political committee of the league of nations assembly ecommended today the election of Russia into the league The attacks on Russia were voiced by representatives of Portugal Switzerland Belgium Argentina and the Netherlands Then Louis Earthou foreign min ister of France told the assembled diplomats that there had been a big revolution in Russia since the days of Lenin Notes Franli Reply He called their attention to Bus TROOPS TO KEEP PEACE IN STRIKE AREAS OF STATE Gorman Says Walkout to Be Extended If Not Over This Week ATLANTA Sept 17 Eugene Talmadge announced today that martial law is in effect all over the state of Georgia wherever there are disorders and the local authorities cannot handle the situa tion growing out of the textile strike I have declared martial law wherever its needed and martial law is now in operation said the governor The martial law is effective in such areas as disturbances are go ing on and where local authorities cannot handle the situation It was declared to preserve or der in Georgia and to protect the lives of all citizens of Georgia as well as their property Comments on Arrests Commenting on the arrest of sev eral pickets at Newman earlier in the day by Adj Gen Lindley Camp the governor said Lindley Camp has caught the flying squadron and is on the way to Atlanta with it National guarGsmen mobilized into Geprgias greatest peace time on duty at a number of localities and others were in their armories ready for instant service The plants of the Bibb Manufac turing company here and the Wil lingham mill at Macon were opened with 300 special officers on guard 11 Mills Opened Eleven milJsaf Griffin opened with workers entering through double rows of national guardsmen Mills at Augusta operated as usual There was no additional protection there Full protection was given workers under Governor Talmadges pro nouncement that the national guard would protect those who wanted to work Early today 22 guard companies were on strike duty at various points ISSUES ULTIMATUM sias frank reply to an invitation sistant radio operator of the ship would be called later in the week Failed to Mold Drills WASHINGTON Sept 17 William F Warms acting captain of the steamer Morro Castle when it burned off New Jersey 10 days ago M rvvrmrk was suspended in 1926 it was shown to join the league made Saturday by the powers pointing out that the reply included a pledge of re spect for international obligations Had Russia replied vaguely de clared Barthou I would not support the candidacy Earlier in the day Switzerland was placed on record as opposed to the admission of Russia because Russian communism seeks to take root everywhere and because its ambition is a world revolution Elect Council Members The league of nations assembly elected Chile Spain and Turkey members of the league council Chile received 51 votes Turkey 48 and Spain 51 In all 52 ballots were cast The three nations were elected to nonpermanent seats on the council Of the two permanent seats not oc by the withdrawal of Germany and Japan one has been assigned to Russia expected WASHINGTON Sept 17 Francis J Gorman chairman of the textile strike committee issued an ultimatum today that if the strike was not settled this week all remaining divisions of the industry would be called out At the same time Gorman dis closed plans to have a resolution adopted by the approaching con vention of the American Federation of Labor in San Francisco demand ing the resignation of Hugh S Johnson national recovery admin istrator Cant Break Strike Neither General Johnson nor state militia Gorman said at a preijs conference have been able to break the strike If General Johnson is an officer in NRA at the time the American Federation of Labor convention meets our delegation in that convention will introduce a resolution demanding either his resignation or his dis Ttirn to IKfc 2 Column 2 A NEW MAP by records of the steamboat inspec tion service here today for failure to hold fire drills on the Ward line steamer Yumuri for several weeks Still Semiconscious Following Accident MARENGO Sept 17 Joseph of Omaha remained in a semiconscious condition today fol lowing a truck collision near South Amaria last Friday George Johnson 29 year old Cedar Rapids truck driver died in the accident This fine new map is the first to be offered during the school year for the walls of the schoolroom and the geography files of the students Like the maps of Russia the World Europe South America and North America the map of the United States is in colors is 21x28 inches in size and is a condensed atlas The reverse side contains a wealth of geographical and commercial sta tistics interesting and historic facts about each of the 48 states as well as photographs of wellknown and beautiful buildings of Washington and a map of the heart of the cap ital city Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling Use coupon Constitution Rights Now Being Abridged PHILADELPHIA Sept 17 Col Robert R McCormick publish er of the Chicago Tribune said in an address today that the rights of trial by jury of taxation by con gress and of freedom of expression are being abridged or menaced He appealed to a constitution day audience in Carpenters hall meet ing place of the First Continental to adhere to a rigid inter pretation of the constitution Mason City GlobeGazette informal ion Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the map of the United States Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C
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