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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWAHS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1934 THIS PAPER COWSISTs OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 302 Act Limited tc 2 Years NIRA Scheduled to Expire on June 161935 By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Sept 27 At the bottom of the official text of Public Law No 67 seventy third the national in dustrial recovery this legend Approved June 16 1933 a m Keep that day and hour in mind It has a lot to do with all the pull ing and hauling of this political campaign For Section 2c of Title I says that two years from that day and hour or sooner if the president shall declare that the emergen cy has ended Title I and any agency created under it shall cease to exist Away would go NRA lock stock and barrel Away would go too many AAA processing tax functions as now exercised statutory deadline is now less than a year away When the elections that shape the seventy fourth congress the congress that will formulate national policy on abandonment of all or any part of the industrial recovery experiment are over it will be only seven months away And that is only one of the big vital things at issue amid the con fusion and babble of political tongues as the contest over 435 house seats and 34 senate votes in that seventyfourth congress is waged No Turning Back It could happen that President Roosevelt proclaimed the end of the emergency before June 16 1935 That he will no informed observer believes His last word was that there would be no turning back to the old law of the tooth and the claw Despite a ferment of labor unrest taxing every agency of adjustment and erhment has set up despite season able or greater slumps in employ ment and business there are new nnd impressive recovery indications just now RFC oldest son of the alphabetical recovery group ante dating the Roosevelt administra tion is taking in more than it is paying out in new loans Banks and other borrowers are paying off be fore their due dates Except for direct relief expendi tures not returnable and aid to public works undertakings slowly selfamortizing either in earning power or through public services performed it looks as if Uncle Sam might get back most perhaps all of RFCs recovery investment The Agricultural Side On the agricultural side two vast accumulated surpluses that had hung with leaden weight for years over national and world markets are virtually gone King Cotton by so cial cooperation aided by the drought is momentously under con trol Due to the drought for the first time in history Uncle Sam is stepping out of the world wheat market He needs all he has Great as the cost of the drought vast as the human suffering it en tailed and the expenditures required to relieve it nature has made her own ruthless readjustment of that phase of the depression of too much a new and yet unplumbed phenomenon to mankind Many may feel that the depres sion crisis will be or could be over by a m on June 16 1935 but for new deal reform ideas Yet in essence this election merely is a curtainraiser for what is to follow 1936 and perhaps for a direct public answer to the question Is the new deal a mere depression poultice void when used or a def inite change in Americaneconomic and social doctrines FORECAST IOWA Generally fair not so cool Thursday night Friday partly cloudy unsettled in northeast portion warmer in extreme east portion MINNESOTA Unsettled Thursday night and Friday possibly showers in north warmer Thursday night cold er Friday except in extreme southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 40 Minimum in Night 32 At 8 A M Thursday 41 Mason City experienced Its first freezing temperature of the autumn Thursday night In the city the mercury touched 32 and at the su gar plant north of the city it was I one degree higher LINDY SEES EXTORTION SUSPECT Freight Train Wrecked North of Gordonsville 14 M AND ST L CARSHOPTRACK AS RAIL BREAKS No Persons Injured but Number of Cattle SheepKilled GORDONSVILLB Minn Sept cars of the south bound M and St L freight train No 96 were wrecked about 8 oclock Thursday morning a mile north of Gordoasville No one was injured but a number of cattle and sheep was killed The accident occurred when a rail broke after the engine and about the third freight car had gone over it Some of the damaged cars turned over and were badly damaged some almost beyond re pair it was believed About 100 yards of tracks was torn up Many Sec Wreck A large crowd of persons visited the scene of the accident which is near the Will Grube farm The tracks run parallel to highway No 65 It is also near the sandpit at which relief workers have been em ployed It was estimated that about 25 head of lambs and a dozen head of cattle were killed Other lambs and cattle broke out of the damaged cars or were released and were temporarily driven in a pasture near the scene of the wreck Wrecker Is Sent The 100 yards of track were dam aged before the train could be stop ped It was a long train Ties were out when some of the trucks left the tracks and went sideways Cars behind those which were wrecked were taken back to Glen ville Dispatches were quickly sent out for rerouting of trains and a wrecker was sent here to clear up the debris and put the road into service again Trains Are Rerouted Meanwhile at Mason City it was announced that passenger train No 5 northbound had been routed to Corwith and then to Albert Lea over the M and St L tracks Pas senger train No 1 which goes through Mason City north to Al bert Lea and then returns as No 2 went only as far as Mason City Tom Dull of Marshalltown was conductor of the freight which was derailed One of the freight cars which was wrecked contained potatoes and an other apples The contents were scattered about considerably It was believed that in a day reg ular service over the tracks colild he resumed TWO INJURED IN HAMPTON CRASH Auo Strikes Parked Car as Track Approaches From Other Direction HAMPTON Sept per sons were injured one seriously in an accident about oclock Thursday morning at Mickley hill north of Hampton Mr and Mrs Glenn Bare and Mr and Mrs Henry Cahill were coming from Mason City when they met a large truck the lights of which blinded them They also saw a car stalled on the road The car was owned by Vernell Douglas of Hamp ton and three or four boys were working on it Mr Bare who recently resigned as third district Legion commander was forced to strike the Douglas car and his auto went into the ditch Mrs Bare received a sprained ankle and Mr Cahill M and St L employe suffered severe concussion of the skull and bruises He was taken to the hospital here in an un conscious condition Cahill was thrown through the windhield No others were hurt To Vote on Union at Des Moines Friday DBS MOINES Sept 27 JP Election by employes of the Des Moines Electric Light company and the Iowa Power and Light com pany to determine whether an American Federation of Labor un ion or an alleged company union mil represent them will be held Friday union leaders said RAILROAD CARS TANGLED IN WRECK Here are a few of the 14 cars which were smashed Thursday when a rail broke on the M and St L tracks near Gordonsville Minn No one was injured but thousands of dollars of damage was done as cars were splintered Nearly 40 head of livestock were killedin ihe smashup Kayenay STUDY BUSINESS AT CONFERENCE 1500 Attend Sessions of Northwest Iowa M E at Algona ALGONA Sept 27 Business matters were under consideration today at the Northwest Iowa Meth odist conference which opened yes terday with 1500 delegates attend ing This morning a memorial service was held for pastors their wives and children who have died In this conference The Rev D L Simpson of Lake Park presided and T B Collins of Rock Rapids gave the address A cablegram from C S Johnson missionary in South Africa was read this morning The lay confer ence opened with L P Stillman of Dolliver presiding Miss Lydia Trimble the first woman mission ary to be sent to China from this conference spoke this afternoon Pageant Is Presented Dr W E Muhleman presided at last nights sessions A crowd esti mated at 700 saw the pageant A Daughter of the Dawn Friday mornings program will include devotions reports of the committee on journal committee on world service conference collections and benevolences the commission on finance and committee on appor tionments Reports will also be made on the treasury and statistics as well as the handling of disciplinary questions Dr Olson to Speak The Friday afternoon program will include reports on ministerial training protection of annuity years and prorating Dr Oscar Thomas Olson will speak Friday night on Our Measure of Chris tianity The Rev C H Seward will preside Another feature of Friday will be the anniversary observance of tie Womans Home missionary society at with the Rev J P Hantla as speaker Transient Expected to Throw Light Upon Girls Disappearance NASHVILLE Tenn Sept 27 UP of federal agents work ing on the disappearance case of 6 year old Dorothy Distelhurst was centered today on a 30 year old transient held at Kingsport Tenn They hoped this man William Streithorst would be able to throw some light on the mystery of the missing child Dorothy disappeared Sept 19 as she was walking home from school No clew as to what has happened to her has been uncovered 3 Employes of Boston Elevated Held Up and Loot of Taken BOSTON Sept 27 Five men armed with guns help up three employes of the Boston ele vated railway at the Dudley street terminal this morning and escaped with between and The robbers police said seized four metal boxes and three leather bags containing the money and sped off in an automobile Youth Who Wants to Die Just Laughs at Doctors Chemist Declares Antidote for Poison He Took Exists CAMBRIDGE Mass Sept 27 time which John L Bauer 21 year old chemist of Pittsburgh Pa had set for hisdeath from self administered poison passed today with his condition improvingat Cambridge relief hospital His name was still on the danger list how ever Bauer sits at the relief hospital laughing at the attempts of physi cians to save his wants to die He is a research chemist he says and a former student at Carnegie Tech Bauer walked into the relief hos pital last night He calmly an nounced he had taken a poison for which there is no antidote and told hospital attendants he would die within 15 hours You are wasting your time he told physicians as they pumped his stomach out I prepared the poison myself There is no antidote known to science I am in no pain I swal lowed the dose at oclock last Wednesday night and I shall die at some time between oclock this morning and this after noon Dr Peter Cernada of the relief hospital staff said the poison de scribed by Bauer would have the ef fect of turning the stomach into a jellylike substance He added there was little he could do Warmer Weather for Iowa Is Promised by Bureau at Des Moines DBS MOINES Sept 27 weather bureau today promised warmer weather for tonight and to morrow following heavyt rains dur ing the last 24 hours and freezing temperatures over the state early today Heavy frost was reported over about one half of the state the weather bureau said and light frosts were general Some damage to crops may have resulted in the northern section the bureau believed Moderate showers fell in the southeastern section of the state last night Road Patrol Will Be Active at Iowa City DES MOINES Sept 27 road patrol of three state motor vehicle department inspectors in automobiles will be assigned to highways in and near Iowa City to prevent speeding reckless driving and disregard of spotlights Lew E Wallace department superinten dent announced The patrol will be on duty 16 hours a day until vio lations are stopped Wallace said Fire Prevention Week for Iowa Proclaimed DES MOINES Sept 27 Gov Clyde L Herring today pro claimed the week from Oct 7 to Oct 13 Iowa fire prevention week and urged its observation TURNE ADVANCE CLAIMS Tax Issue Broken Platform Promises Labor Topics for Speeches By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The ever present tax issue brok en platform promises the adminis trations agricultural program and the incumbent partys treatment of labor questions were the principal ingredients simmering in Iowas po litical pot Thursday after four can didates for gubernatorial offices had delivered their views to audiences in widely separated parts of the state In a speech at Fort Madison Gov Clyde L Herring seeking reelection asserted that the incumbent admin istration has a better record on labor questions than any previous Iowa government He spoke at the state convention of locomotive en gineers in session there He said that the attitude of the administration on labor questions could be determined by its record and cited ratification of the federal child labor amendment and adoption of the old age pension law as major accomplishments At Coon Rapids Dan W Turner republican candidate for governor charged that Governor Herring has broken five promises made in the democratic platform of 1932 Turner declared that Herring broke state promises to reduce ex penditures reorganize government ize taxes and extend agricul credit Suspected Slayer of Detroit Girl Sought on Murder Warrant DETROIT Sept 27 war rant charging first degree murder was issued today for M W Good rich 26 year old trap drummer who has been sought with his attractive red haired wife since the body of Lillian Gallaher 11 was found in their apartment The search centered in the north west section of Detroit where man agers of nine apartment houses said that a couple closely resembling the Gocdriches had sought to rent an apartment Monday night The hunt has spread to all over the United States with circulars describing the couple mailed to every police department but police were told they were seen in Detroit as late as Tuesday Damage Suit Against Fred Maytag Settled MADISON Wis Sept 27 A damage suit against Fred Maytag Jr son of the Newton Iowa washing machine manufactur er and former student at the Uni versity of Wisconsin for injuries received in an automobile collision was settled out of court here for according to a stipulation fil ed with the circuit court Mrs Iris Raemisch Madison was the plain tiff CODEAUTHORITY READY TO MAKE STRIKE REPORT Roosevelt Makes Plans to Name Board of 5 to Rule NRA WASHINGTON Sept 27 President Roosevelt conferred at length today with George A Sloan president of the cotton textile insti tute who announced a report would be made late today by the code au thority on the terms of settlement of the recent textile strike Sloan said the report would deal with questions before the board named yesterday by the president to arbitrate the issues between labor and employers in the huge indus try He said the cotton code authority had just completed a two day ses sion in New York and as soon as the report was compiled late today it would be released Sloan declined to comment on his discussion with the president and withheld any further comment until the code authority report was made public To Name NRA Board Earlier Francis J Gorman chair man of the strike committee called up workers to have confidence in the new board and to withhold strike action pending its findings President Roosevelt expects to name a board of five within the next the re organized recovery unit The president has decided defin itely upon a board of five members to replace the one man leadership of the resigned Hugh S Johnson Pendingthe announcement by the president there were few indi cations today as to who he had in mind to take over NRA To Speak Sunday It was assumed the new board would take over much of the task of reorganizing NRA Meanwhile Mr Roosevelt was giving thought to the radio address he will deliver on Sunday night at 9 oclock Iowa time in another re port to the nation Iri it he probably will discuss In some detail his thoughts for the fu ture for NRA as well as his ideas on the business situation Tonight the president will make a brief radio speech in connection with the New York Herald Tribune current topics discussion Names Labor Board Moving swiftly as angry demands came from tense textile centers for resumption of the nation wide walk out President Roosevelt Wednes day night named the labor relations board which has supreme power to adjust disputes between the work er and employer in the industry The board will be composed of three men widely experienced in the difficult and ofteridelicate art of settling differences between em ployers and their workers They are Walter P Stacy chief justice of the North Carolina su preme court Rear Admiral Henry A Wiley retired and James Mul lenbach of Chicago They also con stitute the steel labor board named several months ago to settle em ployeremploye disputes in that in dustry Takes Initial Step In a lengthy executive order establishing them as a board for the textile industry Mr Roosevelt took the initial step recommended by the presidential mediation board appointed to settle the recent great strike in that industry Their first task is expected to be the adjudication of numerous com plaints of discrimination against strikers by employers in the re hiring of workers following the walkout Chicago Physician Is Sought in Kidnaping of Bremer CHICAGO Sept 27 Jo seph B Moran was sought today by federal agents for questioning in the kidnaping of Edward G Bremer of St Paul Minn Mclvin H Purvis head of the federal bureau of investigation yes terday confirmed reports that Mor an was wanted but refused to state his connection if any with the case From other sources it was learn ed that investigators believed a physician was hired by the kidnap ers to care for Bremer reported to have been ill at the time of the ab duction last January Man Missing Since Lindy Case Broke Woman Declares Her Husband John Knew Hauptmann NEW YORK Sept 27 erine Maurer today appealed to Dis trict Attorney Samuel J Foleys of fice for assistance in locating her husband John who she said had disappeared since the case against Bruno Richard Hauptmann broke Mrs Maurer was in the district attorneys office only a short time when she left in company with Henry Leslie of the department of justice bureau of identification and Charles Frank a New York City detective As she left the office she was heard to say I want to go home The detectives said she told them her husband knew Hauptmann and that the prisoner knew her husband Leslie said that he and the Bronx prosecutors office regarded Mrs Maurers information as important Neither Leslie nor Frank would say where they were escorting Mrs Maurer Nor would either say just how important they consider her appeal GERMANY AIDS IN HAUPTMANN CASE Assures Detective Johnson He Will Receive Closest CoOperation BERLIN Sept 27 police headquarters today assured Detective Arthur Johnson of New York that he would receive the closest cooperation from German authorities in his investigation of the antecedents of Bruno Richard Hauptmann German citizen indict ed in New York for extortion in connection with the kidnaping of Baby Lindbergh Police headquarters advised him to proceed to Dresden and there make contact with the state crim inal investigation department which GERMAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY ON GOING TO COURT Flyer Wears Disguise as He Watches Lineup With Detectives NEW YORK Sept 27 Charles A Lindbergh made a prise visit to the Bronx county building today and disguised and in a line of detectives viewed Bruno Richard Hauptmann former German machine gunner charged with extorting from the flyer District Attorney Samuel 3 Foley disclosed the meeting after Hauptmann had pleaded not guilty to an indictment returned by a Bronx county grand jury yesterday chargingextortion in the Lind bergh kidnap case Colonel Lindbergh made the trip from his Englewood N J home accompanied by several members of the district attorneys staff and rushed to the county building Lindbergh Wears He entered the building unno ticed and as a disguise wore a pair of horn rimmed glasses and a cap Whisked to the sixth floor of the building in a private elevator Col Lindbergh took his place in a line of detectives and the prisoner was brought in The disguise served to will put disposal secret service men at his OWA CiTY RUM STORE LEASED Liquor Commission Expects to Open About Middle of October DES MOINES Sept 27 The state liquor control commission today announced that it had leased a building at 215 East Washington street from the SchmidtKurtz Im provement company for the estab lishment of a retail store in Iowa City The rental is monthly for the first year and a month there after The landlord makes necessary alterations and furnishes light heat and water The store will be ready for oc cupancy Oct 5 but the lease does not start until Oct 10 It is planned to open the store about the middle of October The personnel to be announced next week includes a manager cashier and permit clerk and stock and order clerk Wallace Says Benton County Farmers Have Had Fair Treatment WASHINGTON Sept 27 Secretary Wallace said today he be lieved farmers of Benton county Iowa had been as fairly treated as any in the adjustment of cornhog contracts He conferred Monday with Her man Franzenburg of Keystone Iowa concerning the downward re vision of hog numbers in cornhog contracts in that county and de clared today as nearly as we can discover they are being treated as well as other counties in the corn belt and we see no reason why they should be treated differently Checking of contracts is proceed ing as rapidly as possible he added expressing his belief that the situa tion could be adjusted soon ACCOUNTOR RANSOM NEW YORK Sept 27 Here is how the full of the Lindbergh ransom IB ac counted for today by Assistant District AttorneyEdwjura Breslin Bruno Hauptmanna pres ent assets Hauptmanns market losses 7000 Found in Hauptmann gar age 14580 Ransom bills spent 5100 Supposed loan to Isadore Fisch 7500 The total comes to with to spare prevent Hauptmann from knowing that Lindbergh was in the line but further details of the meeting were not disclosed by Foley The district attorney said the outcome of the meeting would not be made public Colonel Lindbergh the district attorney said in announcingtbfe meeting was met by several of my staff early this morning in New Jersey and was driven to the county court building He was taken by private elevator to my office Wnen he came in he wore horn rimmed glasses and a cap He was one of a line of detectives The prioner never knevy he was Lindbergh Stays 10 Minutes The visit of Colonel Lindbergh in the lineup at the restrict attor neys office lasted 10 minutes froni to 10 a m It resulted from a wish expressed by the flyer to see the prisoner Duringthe lineup Lindbergh did not utter a word Charles Brodie chief clerk ia the district attorneys office announced after Foley had made the meeting public Foley also said that Lind berg did not comment afterwards Turn to 3 Column 3 Control Your Weight Yor weight is the barometer of your health Excessive underweight and exessive overweight are alike abnormal conditions that demand correction and they are conditions that will not correct or adjust them selves Eeither state calls for a careful regime of diet and exercise a radical change ina per sons way of no one should begin it without being thor oughly informed Hence the book let on Weight Control is an in valuable publication It was pre pared with the cooperation of the United States Public health service Enclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents 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