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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                C US MEU I KIT DECT OF NORTH IOWAS PAPER FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 1 1934 THTS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 305 Johnson to eWriter uthorship Seen as Next Activity of ExNRA Head Bv HERBERT FLUMMER y ASHINGTON Oct 1 i best guess among i those close to i General Johnson I resigned admin istrator of NRA that his next appearance in the limelight from which he has just removed himself will be in the rtle of an au thor There have been hints that the man who for more than a year intrigued the im agination of the intry by his torrid oratory and turesque phrasing is plotting a 3k detailing the part he played NRA Without doubt such a tome by the neral would make highly interest reading There is some question wever as to how far Johnson uld permit himself to go should undertake to chronicle the flight the Blue Eagle For all the fire and smoke which krked the period in which he iarted the birds course there nev was any doubt in the minds of en his severest critics of his in nse loyally and devotion to the resident and his administration That fact might temper the gen pen Style May Help Even without the danger of em the administration how er there are still untold numbers inside stories on NRA to make ch a book a best seller The Johnson faculty for coining lsty epithets and his vididness of tpression alone would be a vital time and tne grueling work p been his for the past nd three mouths at NRA he might be expected to lira cut phrases and sentences would make corporals of jisaster dead cats neanderthal ten and tomtom beaters color ss in comparison Since his days as a first lieuten it in the army the general has id a longing for sufficient time to mself to do serious writing Al ays however something has in srvened Drained His Resources Johnsons future hardly will be onfined entirely to letters How ver much he might like to do so lere remains the necessity of en aging in a more lucrative career He must make money His service 9 NRA administrator was a seri us drain on his private resources ast July the president increased his alary from 56000 a year to ecause Johnson found it mpossible carry on at the former figure e left a high salaried job to take ver NRA Necessity for recouping his fi ances may lead him back to his ia position with Barney Baruch he was engaged in making nvestigations in the field of indus ry for possible investments Or he might be retained by other rivate interests He was at one inie a lawyer who actually engag d mryUie practice of law JT1VI AJAiAkJ WH 7 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RH SERVICE NRA CHIEF IN FAREWELL SPEECH Move Before N Y Trial i RIGHT TO BOOST FREIGHT RATES Tel ICC They Cannot at Present Rate Pay Fixed Charges WASHINGTON Oct 1 plea that the railroads must in crease freight rates or fall far short of earning fixed charges this year was placed before the inter state commerce commission today by R V Fletcher railway attorney The carriers seek to increase rates a total of a year Fletcher counsel for the Associa ion of Railway Executives said he railroads merely seek to ad vance the price of what they sell when costs they cannot control make such action imperative Due to circumstances over svhich they have no control letcher said the operating ex penses of the railroads have been neteased by nearly an nually Without an increase in the rate base the railroad industry this year will probably fall short of earning fixed charges by 100 as compared with a similar def cit of less than in 1933 The increase in operating ex penseshe said is due to a com jination of increased wages and ris ng prices ofthe materials and sup plies usedin niilway operation The wage increase was the outcome o a controversy in the solution o which the president of the Unitei States and the federal coordinato of transportation participated assumed therefore the aspect of overnment activity The increase in material cost followed the operation of the na tional industrial recovery act am the adoption of the codes organize thereunder YOUTHS THUMB WAY WEST ON START OF TRIP AROUND GLOBE Davis Warns Farmers to Vote Control Says Overproduction and Lower Prices Alternative WASHINGTON Oct 1 fi Corn and hog producers were warn ed today by Administrator Chester avis of the AAA that overproduc ion and lower prices almost surely may be expected if they fail to vote to continue the cornhog con rol program in 1935 Without a control program be said in a radio address it will be mpossible for the government to continue lending on com stored on the farms Up to Farmers The question is put squarely up to the corn and hog farmers Davis said The price of hogs on the market place is twice as high as it was a year ago before the effect of ihe adjustment program was felt On top of that the packers are paying a hundred processing tax This higher price of hogs didnt just happen by itself hog farmers are on the threshold of a year of comparative ly satisfactory prices I do not be lieve there is any manner by which they maintain themselves in that portion if they abandon their effort to control the volume of out put Lot ot Wild Tales Davis scored a lot of wild tales going the rounds about the 1934 coinhogprogram He said some appear have been deliberately circulated with the idea of prejudic ing the city consumer against the farm program Davis disclosed that more than of the approximately total of first payments under 1934 cornhog contracts al ready have been mailed IOWAFARMERS CAST BALLOTS MONROE Wis Oct 1 in their pockets and untiring hitchhikers thumbs on their Stewart Hurlbut 19 and f Burkley 17 today were to a roving trip around which they expect will year In addition to will carry coi ing outfit ex cameras work for youths iro Governor Harding JHospitaUs i s for Vote on Digram Opened in Township DISTRIBUTION OF WORK DECLARED CHIEF PROBLEM Labor Session Applauds Greens Proposal of 30 Hour Week SAN FRANCISCO Oct 1 Declaring the most important prob lem confronting the American Fed eration of Labor is unemployment President William Green proposed at the opening of the organizations fiftyfourth annual convention here today a remedy by the distribu tion of the work available among those able and willing to work Greens declaration in favor of a 30 hour work week was greeted by hearty applause from the packed convention hall Those opposing the 30 hour week offer no other remedy he said I can only repeat the challenge I have made them offer us something better as a remedy Although President Roosevelts administration was said by Green to have made definite progress in the unemployment program the la bor president said much remains to be done and the fact remains it has not gone far enough Advocate New Vision The American Federation of Labor opening its annual conven tion was urged by the executive council today to advocate a new vision of American living stand ards and reorganizationat the NRA as a long time rather than an emergency program We must have a living standard which will use the capacity of oui industries and the capacity of our man power said the executive councils report Keep Original Purpose The original purposes of the NRA and increased said should be preserved in the proposed permanent reorgan ization and codes should be reopen ed for such changes as may be necessary With the delegates assembling for the opening session President Wil clltL lowaVB6vernor W from his to local hospital saSettng from a heart physician be confined to for several days mWeather FORECAST KMVA Partly cloudy warm er hi extreme east Monday night Tuesday generally fair cooler In west and north MINNESOTA Partly cloudy eooler in northwest portion Monday night Tuesday gener ally fair cooler hi west and north portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for Z4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 59 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M Monday 49 Weather figures for 34 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 49 Minimum in Night Sfi At 8 A M Sunday 42 Sunday a perfect day for a drive was the warmest day North Iowa had for week two to leeds the monthly skeptical its duration on the route is Wa where the pair will WILL NOT GET POOERJAY Austria Turns Down Demand for His Extradition on Perjury Charge VIENNA Oct 1 with regrets declined today the demand of the United States gov ernment for the extradition of Capt Ivan Poderjay husband of Agnes Tufverson Detroit and New York woman who has been missing since January Under the extradition treaty be tween the two governments it was pointed out perjury does not con stitute an extaditable offense A perjury charge against Poder jay was filed by the New York dis trict attorneys office which want ed to question him in his wifes dis appearance Poderjay who has been in jail in Vienna for several months married Miss Tufverson in New York last December shortly before she disap peared Poderjay later revealed he had been previously married and the perjury indictment was returned aaginst him in connection with the marriage license granted him in New York Miss Tufverson was a successful New York lawyer before her marriage lowan Dies of Burns FORT DODGE Oct 1 TVAl bert van Driest 49 retired farmer died as a result of burns received when a can of gasoline with which he was building a fire exploded Louise IT year old New Orleans beauty in compe tition with slate beauty queens from all parts of the nation won the title Miss AllAmeri ca in the finals ot an amateur beauty contest at the Century of Progress in Chicago Asso ciated Press photo MOINES Oct 1 farmers will march to the polls this week to write an answer to the farm administrations Do you want to continue controlled agriculture In each of the 1676townships Colling places were being arranged oday where farmers may cast secret ballots The poll is a part of the national referendum which the AAA s conducting to obtain direct farm sentiment on whether farmers want another adjustment program The poll begins today and will continue to Oct 13 when the bal lots will be tabulated in the office of CornHog Chairman R M Ev ans Results of the poll must be in the hands of the farm administra tion by Oct 15 Will Explain Program Township cornhog committee men will have charge of the refer endum in each township Speakers will explain the program and its economic background That they will urge affirmative action is un derstood Whether farmers who did not sign cornhog contracts will be per mitted to vote will rest with the county allotment committees Ev ans asserted Nonsigners votes will be tabulated separately from signers Farmers will express their views on two questions Do you favor an adjustment program dealing with corn and hogs in 1935 Do you favor a one contract per farm ad liam Green sought to end a bitter jurisdictional quarrel that threaten ed to overshadow other vital issues Hasty conferences were called in an effort to keep from the tion floor the controversy over the refusal of the building trades de partment to readmit to its fold the carpenters bricklayers and elec trical workers union justment program dealing with grain and livestock to become ef fective in 1936 Will Bear Weight The Iowa farmers answer to the questions though it will not deter mine outright the future course the farm administration will steer will bear heavy weight with the AAA since Iowa is the largest corn and hog producing state in the nation Whether the farmers will favor or disfavor another program today was being speculated upon in farm circles The AAA in Iowa has been lauded as a Godsend condemned as a curse Farmers generally apparently fa vor the production adjustment idea though many have objected to the CHIEF PERSONALITIES SAN FRANCISCO Oct 1 Here are leading personalities in the activities of the American Federa tion of Labor at its annual conven ion opening here today William Green Labors outstand ing leader federation president for ten years represents more than 5000000 union workers directly and Turn In fw 1Cnlnmn 3 TALY TELLS ITS WOMEN TO WED Mussolini Favors Mae West Type of Figure and Many Children By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In a world in which old founda ions are shaking and revolutions re chasing each other across the ront pages how are women faring In the rush of more spectacular vents what has been the fate of eminism Answers to these questions were ought from the foreign bureaus of he Associated Press In some places the cause of wom ens rights has made notable ad anees In others it has lost ground In numerous nations feminism has een forgotten for the moment lost n the surge of other affairs The Associated Press will present the reports of its foreign bureaus on these questions in a series of six daily articles the first of which is published today BYRD EXPEDITION GYRO CRASHES Machine Wrecked But Pilot Escapes With Broken Arm Bruises LITTLE AMERICA Antarctica Oct 1 Via Mackay radioi The autogyro of the Byrd antarctu expedition crashed here late yester day shortly after taking off on an aerological flight but without seri ous injury to the pilot William McCormick The machine was wrecked Me Cormick a resident of Lansdowne Pa escaped with a broken left arm minor bruises and a severe shaking up After treatment he was restinj comfortably Plan Rites for Woman Who Burned to Death AFTON Oct 1 ar rangements were being made toda for Mrs Belle Larey 70 year ol invalid who burned to death in he home late Saturday night A kero sene lamp had fallen from a tab near her bed while she was sleep line ARE QUIZZED IN LINDBERGH CASE Several Psychiatrists to Hold Examination of Hauptmann TRENTON N J Oct 3 i1 Gov A Harry Moore today an nounced that New Jersey would probably move for the extradition of Bruno Richard Hauptmann be ore the German carpenter goes oa rial in New York on an extortion ndictment We will probably move for ex tradition before Hauptmann goes on trial in New York but much de jends on our position the gov srnor said at a conference with newspapermen His reference to our position was generally interpreted to mean the evidence which the states in vestigators may be able to develop Short Affidavit Dismissed NEW YORK Oct 1 psychiatrists not three as original ly announced will conduct menta tests of Bruno Richard Hauptmann indicted as an extortioner in the Lindbergh kidnap case District At torney Samuel J Foley announced today Meantime the short affidavit on which Hauptmann was held prior to his indictment was dismissed by Magistrate William Klapp in West Farms court today Hauptrnann was not wrought into court for ttie routine proceedings which requir ed only about half a minute On the same facts ana law as recited in the short affidavit before his court Assistant District At torney Andrew McCarthy told the court the defendant Hauptmann vas indicted by the Bronx county ury and ig now awaiting trial Dismisses Affidavit In view of this fact I ask that he short affidavit be dismissed and the defendant be discharged from this court Detective Arthur 1 o h n s u n above of New York in Ger many to seek possible dews in connection with the Lindbergh baby kidnaping obtained from a sister of the late Isador Fisch a key presumably for a safe de posit box in New York used by Fisch the man Bruno Haupt mtum said gave him the Lind bergh ransom money Associ ated Press photo ROME under the regime of Premier Benito Mussolini are subjected daily to tremendous bombardment of propaganda divided under four headings married young children many of them Italian styles and buy Italian clothes an Italian figure that is be of the Mae West type The slim woman is derided as a donna crisi woman of the crisis because it is believed she is not a child bearer To facilitate marriages the gov ernment protects their jobs give them almost free honeymoons and distributes liberal dowries To en able women to marry young the law has been amended to permit girls of 16 to wed without the consent of their parents Magistrate Klapp signed the dis missal without comment The court room only partly rilled was in sharp contrast with the scene of Hauptmanns arraignment when every bit of available space was taken Foley said the mental examination of Hauptmann probably will take place Wednesday New Jersey has indicated it wants three psychiatrists Foley said I want several myself one of whom will be Dr S Philip Good hart who has helped me in other cases The defense has indicated an intention to have one present No John Does The Bronx prosecutor said the indictment reached by the Bronx county grand pury last week charging Hauptmann with extor tion will be the indictment which the prisoner will be tried here unless new evidence brought warranting a new indict ment There will be no one indicted in the Bronx as John Doe or Jane Doe the prosecutor declared Foley said a number of persons would be questioned today but add ed he did not expect any of them would be important Six notebooks in which Haupt mann methodically jotted his ex penses are being given detailed CAPITAL LABOR PEACE FR GOAL Presidents Plan to Summon Conference Praised h William Green WASHINGTON Oct 1 President Roosevelt applied himself today to a new truce to warfare between capital and la bor with the government as the umpire Acting on a plan he announced a fireside chat to a nation wide radio audience last night Mr Roosevelt is expected to summon leaders of industry and organized labor within a few days He will seek to have them fore go strikes lockouts or other meth ods of economic force for a spe cific trial period of industrial peace He will ask pledges to settle difference by mutual agree ment or failing that by the elab orate mediation machinery the new deal has established illicit praise for the presidents speech came from President Wil liam Green of the American Feder ation of Labor Calling the address timelv appropriate and impres he said at San Francisco that the appeal to industry and labor to use the government foi cooperative purposes is pertinent He expressed the hope that the National Association of Manufac turers will take the president s re quest to heart The president JOHNSON CALLS ON EMPLOYES TO GIVE THEIR BEST Voice Breaks and Tears Come to His Eyes at Goodbye WASHINGTON Oct 1 S Johnson said goodbye to NRA employes today and urged them in an emotion choked voce to give con tinued loyal support to those who succeed him Two thousand workers jammed to commerce department auditorium and both at the beginning and close of Johnsons speech gave him a thunderous ovation It is now time to say he said I can Johnsons voice broke His lips rembled Tears came into his eyes For a minute Jonnson tried to ontrol himself but could not and nded with God bless you Mentions Dead Oats In his address Johnson spoke oC he criticisms and dead cats aimed at him but asserted forcefully that the principles of NRA were right and would continue to prevail He praised highly the loyalty giv en him by his fellow workers in the 16 months that he has been NRA administrator and likened the em ployes to an army that fought co well together Johnson disclosed that the barrage of criticism hurled at him last May caused him for the first time to con sider a plan of reorganization which accounting for his study by the investigators Department of justice agents and would mean elimination of himself directing said that again jpjd a general plan and a specific one 8 All of these he said contemplated bis retirement and Just The new board which in to guide the recovery administration John son said is composed of my friends faithful and just Better leaders Johnson asserted could not have been picked to run the blue eagle and he asked the NRA employes to give the new board a full measure of loyalty and devotion Johnson said the employes hurl nothing to fear that there would be no sudden or drastic changes in personnel The administrator said he would remain at his desk for several days and invited his fellow workers to call on him and discuss their per sonal problems with him Aid Large Faniiies To encourage child bearing the government contributes to the sup port of large families Fascism rigidly protects the fam ily Divorce is not permitted Legal separations are possible but may be obtained only with much diffi culty The cause of suffrage for women is dead in Italy and women have less chance to obtain the vote under Mussolini than they ever had In government circles it is said that the premiers opinion with ref erence to women in politics has not changed since his newspaper Popolo Dltalia Milan said in an editorial seven years ago Still Well Guarded We deny women the right to stand for election to political posts We believe feminism to be one of stewardship for the first time since June assured the business world that the new deal is out to protect individual initiative and the jncen tive of fair profit Woman on Trial for Slaying of Husband WATERLOO Oct 1 opened here today for Mrs Alice Randol 36 charged with the slay ing last June of her husband pro prietor of a barbecue tavern Mrs Randols brother Gerald was one of police said last night that five more i two vjctjms of an airplane crash Rules Drafted for KraschelPatterson Debate Wednesday DES MOINES Oct 1 for the debate Wednesday at New ton between State Senator George W Patterson and Lieut Gov Nel son G Kraschel opposing candi dates were drawn here this after noon at a meeting of delegated sec onds The clash is part of a fall festival program sponsored by the Newton Junior chamber of com merce CORRESPONDENT The GlobeGazette needs a cor respondent at Manly If interested write to the state editor in care of the GlobeGazette t Cilmim 4 I last Monday at Tiffin Rescue Ships Race to Aid of Two Vessels Off Coast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rescue ships raced Monday to the aid of a small steamer ashore off the Massachusetts coast and a crippled liner wallowing in high seas off the Florida coast A third vessel the liner Konig stein of the Arnold Bernstein line carried a fire in her hold for sev eral hours Sunday off the coast of Nova Scotia but the blaze was ex tingushed She is due in New York Tuesday with 120 passengers from Antwerp and Havre Passengers Taken Off Sixtyseven passengers were taken safely from the steamer New Bed ford Sunday night after she ripped a hole in her side on a ledge in Vineyard Sound and was beached the many democratic aberrations of on xaiisnon Island oft Woods Hole Weight and Health Mass The captain and crew remained aboard as fishing craft and a coast guard cutter came to aid and plans were laid for immediate salvaging of the vessel The 1116 ton steamer was bound from New Bedford to Marthas vineyard Ship Loses Propeller The salvage tug Willet set out from New York to take in tow the red liner Falcon which lost its cen tral propeller about 635 miles east of the Florida coast The Carabobo of the same line was standing by in case the stricken vessel should require immediate assistance The Falcon plying in freight and passenger traffic between New York Puerto Rico and Venezuela on its way north due Wednes day in New York Both are abnormal conditions If you are too fat you are likely to be in a dangerous condition of health and you are losing physical and mental efficiency The same is true if you are too thin The facts set forth in the booklet Weight Con trol available only through our Washington information bureau will help you in correcting your weight and improving your gen eral health Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and postage Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J HnsUin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for She booklet on Weight Control Name Street City State Man to Washington C C   

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