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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1M SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY QCTOBER22 1934 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE Labor Move Significant Leaders Still Bit Bewildered by Decision PRETTY BOY MORTALLYSHOT Bv HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Oct 22 Iff Leaders of ar ganized labor still are a bit be wildered at the A F of Ls de cision at its San Francisco c o n vention to organ ize mass produc t i o n industries along industrial rother than craft lines Vertical vs horizontal un ions for years have been one of labors most fa i mous controversies The decision in favor of vertical organization at San Francisco may result in sweep ing changes in the future of labor in this country A vertical union is one in which an effort is made to sign up every employe in an inddustry The most outstanding example is the United i Mine Workers of America Horizontal unions comprise only workers in a particular i bricklayers for example This type of union is typical of those affiliat ed with the American Federation of Labor previous Stand Reversed The significance of the A F of Lg decision lies in the fact that af ter years of controversy the coun trys largest labor organizations fin ally have swung away with a pro viso from trade unionism to or ganization by industiy The proviso is that the A F of L for the time being has the au thority to choose officers of such newly formed unions Only last year the A F of L con vention smothered a similar pro posal by a vote of more than two to one The reason advanced by labor leaders was that they feared such an open controversy would hamper thVfeder ationS ijimpiign members Oddly enough labor leaders cred it the reverse for the success of the proposal this year Dissatisfaction among workers in the automobile in dustry along with the open threat of large withdrawals of these labor ers from the federation is said by those on the inside to have been the reason why approval was given Pro and Con of I Supporters of the industrial union L Lewis president of the United Mine Workers of America is that such unions give the workers much more power Lewis proudly points to his own union as the one generally conceded to nave gotten the biggest break thus far under the new deal It also is argued that unskilled la bor fares better with industrial unions than withthe present trade groups Trade unions must look out for themselves Socalled jurisdic tional disputes frequently arise to paralyze a whole industry On the other hand trade union supporters contend that industrial unionism has been tried both in this country and Europe and proved a failure YTiunied for Storekeeper ITMTIPP uiAVI RDITKU El I WINGING WAY TO U S VICTIM HELD BY BANDIT AS SHOT FIRED BY OTHER Officers in Minnesota Iowa Join in Hunt for Gunmen Officers in southern Minnesota and North Iowa were still on the look out Monday for three bandits who held up a general store at Johns burg Minn and fatally wounded the owner John Freund 60 One of the bandits held Freund while the other shot him in the head in one of the roost fiendish crimes in this section for many years Johnsburg is in Mower county Minnesota just over the state line from Mitchell county Iowa The town consists of a general store large Catholic church and a few houses Early Break Expected Sheriff Syck of Austin said Mon day he was working on some import ant angles of the case but was not prepared to make an announcement An early break was anticipated in the case Shortly after oclock Satur day afternoon Charles Kathan sheriff at Osag was summoned by the Stacyville operator to go to Johnsburg to investigate the crime The sheriff tvas accompanied by his deputy William1 Dbrsey and was Ray Gilles Stacyville marshal Storekeeper Resisted Bandits In questioning the two witnesses in the store John Krebsbach a customer and Isadore Freund son of the murdered man they learned that two bandits entered the store robbed the till and struck the store owner Freund continued to resist how ever and one of the bandits held him while the other put a revolvei to the back of his head and dis charged the weapon The bullet en tered the back of Freunds head and came out near his lung Car Is Trailed Then the bandits fled without opening the safe and joined a third who was outside Officers traced the car by following tire tracks south to Stacyville west two miles and then north to Rose Creek There the trail was lost on a road where autos with similar tread tracks had been driven The number of the car and the type of car used by the bandits were not obtained BUILDING OPERATIONS UNDER WAY Excavation gets under way on the Shop building as machine shovel starts working nn the site of the old Wheeler hotel on First street southeast ASKS LEGION TO DELAY DEMANDS Steiwer Speaks on Bonus at Opening of 16th Annual Vets Convention Bomber Crew Unhurt in Crash of Machine SINGAPORE Oct 22 crew of a royal air force bomber which crashed in the jungle near Johore yesterday escaped uninjured it was learned today It was first feared that six had been killed The machine carrying officials supervising the London to Melbourne air race was badly dam aged Bandits Are Described The two bandits wiio entered the store were described as both having dark complexions and between 35 and 40 years of age They weighed between 165 and 175 They wore dark suits and had dark hats One was about 5 feet 11 inches tall and be other 5 feet 6 inches It was said that the third bandit who did not take part in the actual hooting was about 25 years of age wore a light gray suit and was lender weighing about 145 pounds ie waa 5 feet 11 inches tall FORECAST IOWA Generally fair warm er west and central portions Monday night Tuesday unset tled followed by showers and cooler In west and central MIN N E S OTA Increasing cloudiness and warmer possibly showers in northwest portion Monday night Tuesday cloudy scattered showers in north and extreme east cooler in west and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for J4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 10 Minimum in Night 41 At A A M Monday 45 Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at oclock Sundai morning Maximum Saturday Bl Minimum in Nlcht 49 At 8 A M Sunday 54 Rainfall SUGAR CONTROL ACT IS UPHELD D C Supreme Court Justice Sees No Evidence of Financial Loss WASHINGTON Oct 22 Justice Jennings Bailey of the Dis trict of Columbia supreme court to day upheld the constitutionality of the sugar control act which had been attacked by Hawaiian grow ers v The court said it was by no means clear that in view of the rise in the price of sugar due largely to the effects of the admin istration of the sugar act that the plaintiffs have suffered any finan cial loss in spite of the restraints upon their exportation of sugar In fact I think the evidence shows the plaintiffs will gain rather than lose by enforcement of the act Upon the whole case therefore I think the provisions of the sugar act and the actions of the secretary of agriculture attacked by the plaintiffs do not operate to deprive them of property without due pro cess of law MIAMI Fla Oct 22 for early but not immediate pay ment of the soldierbonus and for strong national defense were heard at the openingsession here today of the American Legions sixteenth na tional convention The meeting was called to order by National Commander Edward A Hayes in a large amphitheater in Bayfront park where thousands of neatly uniformed Legionnaires gath ered in a tropical gaily decorated setting Would Defer Action Thrusting the controversial bonus question into the opening session United States Senator Frederick Steiwer R Ore urged that action on payment of the adjusted compen sation certificates be deferred for the present Disinterested and patriotic ser vice presents a question whether this convention should take an unequivo cal stand for the immediate cash payment Steiwer declared Adoption by the rules committee of a two hour debate limit on the bonus came as speculation increased as to just what the convention would do about payment of adjusted com pensation certificates F R Stand Interest was whetted by President Roosevelts strong implication in dedicatinga veterans hospital at Roanoke Va Friday that pay ment of the bonus must await the recovery of thousands of under privileged persons Seventeen state departments of the Legion have voted in favor of immediate payment The action of the rules committee limited debate on every question Withdrawal of Ray Murphy of Ida Grove Iowa as a candidate for na tional commander was a last min ute development before the initial session today Backs San Franciscan Murphy announced that he would support Frank Belgrano Jr of San Francisco the man well informed circles say is the most likely to suc ceed Edward A Hayes incumbent With some 70000 visitors already in the city and more arriving hour ly the convention loomed as one o1 the best attended in the history of the organization The credentials committee certified 1189 official rel egates Ray Murphy Pushed for 1935 Chief Iowa Legionaires in Campaign for Year From Now MIAMI Oct campaign to place Ray Murphy of Iowa in the national commandership a year from now took form in a Hawkeye caucus held here this afternoon following the opening session of the national American Legion convention here Murphys withdrawal Sunday in favor of Frank Belgrano of Califor nia is regarded as an important step in the direction of his success next year The Californians election is regarded as all but certain and St Louis is far out in front for next years convention In the lineup of convention gener al committees Hanford MacNider was named by Department Com mander Bill Rathke to serve with Leo Duster and Rathke on the steer ing committee W J Irving of Mason City was placed in the naval section of the national defense com mittee and Earl Hall on the internal organization committee Miami presented its choicestwea ther for the opening of the conven tion the session being held amid swaying palm trees in an open air uditorium at the edge of Biscayne ay Cerro Gordos contingent of nine egionnaires and auxiliary members lad all put in appearance including Ir and Mrs Wesley James Thornton Mr and Mrs Max Riley mold Tilton W J Irving Mr and Mrs MacNider and Mr Hall U S Expenditures for Fiscal Year Go Past 2 Billion Mark WASHINGTON Oct 22 The governments expenditures for the fiscal year which began July 1 today passed the two billion dollar mark Of this amount the treasury re ported emergency spending ac counted for Sl049508633 with or dinary outgo at 5961351200 The figures made public by the treasury today as of Oct 19 showed total expenditures of This amount was in excess of receipts ARRAIGNMENT TO BE WEDNESDAY Four Attorney Generals to Assist in Prosecution of Haupt mann TRENTON N J Oct 22 Bruno Richard Hauptmann will be arraigned Wednesday at 11 a m EST on an indictment charging him with the murder of the Lind bregh baby The announcement was made late today by Anthony M Hauck Hun terdon county prosecutor after a conference with Justice Thomas W Trenchard Attorney General David T Wilentz and Defense Counsel James M Fawcett The attorney general also dis closed that four assistant attorney generals would be actively associ ated with him and Prosecutor Hauck in the conduct of the states case against Hauptmann The assistant attorney generals designated were Joseph Lanigan Richard Stockton Robert Peacock and Harry Walsh Shortly after these announce ments were made Wilentz declared that he considered the states case against Hauptmann was com plete Heads Norwich University NORTHFIELD Vt Oct 22 lli Porter H Adamstoday became the sixteenth president of Norwich uni versity MRS ROBINSON TO STAY IN JAIL Attorney Fears Husband of Young Woman May Try to Kill Her LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 22 Mrs Frances Robinson jointly in dieted with her husband and hi father TrTtBe Stblf kiaiiaping wil remain in jail for her own safety ler attorney said today Arraignment of the young voman was passed until tomorrow and afterwards Clem W Huggins ler counsel told newsmen he would make no effort to reduce her 00 bail She is safer in jail he commented Asked what he meant ie replied she feared her fugitive lusband Thomas H Robinson Jr might return and kill her if she were free on bail U S District Attorney Thomas I Sparks said he would ask that federal authorities in Nashville in crease the bond of Thomas H Rob inson Sr to when the in dictment is served on him there He is free now on S25000 bond Re ports from Nashville indicated the elder Robinson would consent his removal here to answer a capias Oct 20 Identified in Canada Search for Robinson alleged to have been the actual abductor was pressed throughout the midwest and in Canada The international aspect was added to the case when Howard Rung Fort Erie Ont hotel man positively identified a picture of Robinson as that of a man he saw last Friday Federal agents went to Canada to arrange for a check there especilly at steamship piers Department of justice agents said they were taking no chances of being beaten to the draw should they encounter Robinson He might shoot to kill they believed Demand Death Penalty Death was the penalty demanded for the kidnaper by William Stoll brotherinlaw of the victim The law must take its course he said if we are to have law and order Nashville authorities injected a new angle into the search by indi catingthat Robinson may have eluded federal agents by disguising iiimself as a woman They said he had practiced female impersonation with success and once had been brought to police headquarters in full female attire CoFinder of Tuts Tomb to Seek That of Queen in Egypt LONDON Oct 22 The Lon don Mail says Howard Carter co discoverer with the late Earl of Carnarvon of TutAnkhAmens tomb will leave London for Egypt Oct 25 in an attempt to find the tomb of TutAnkhAmens wife Queen AnkhEsenAmen The queens burial place is believed to be near her husbands but Carter said some months of research may e necessary before actual digging be gins BRITISH FLYERS LEAD AIR RACE BY FOUR HOURS Dutchmen Hot on Trail With Americans in Third Place By OSCAR LEIDING Associated Press Foreign Stuff MILDENHALL AIRDROME Eng Oct 22 C W A Scott and Dapper Campbell Black highballed their brilliant Red Comet into the last 2176 mile stretch o the Melbourne air derby today out of Port Darwin with two Dutch men four hours behind them and tie Americans Turner and Pang orn in third place The record smashing pacemakers who sliced a generous twothirds of all existing EnglandToAustralia peed records in 2 days 4 hours and 2 minutes limped into Port Dar vin on only one engine but repaired t in a few haste ridden hours and sped on toward the prize at Melbourne The first fatality of the air race occurred today when Harold D Gil man of Great Britain and his co silot Baines crashed in flames in Italy between Soggia and Barri according to word reaching the Royal Aero club Both were burned to death last to Last to arrive at Mildenhall they were the first to die in the great race They had been dogged with trouble first by a forced landing at Lyon then hopping to Marseille where engine trouble developed They were racing for Rome almost at the tail end of the procession when the accident occurred The disaster left only 13 planes competing in the derby out of an original Col Roscoe Turner and Clyde Pangborn in their big Boeing trans port plane had reached Singapor without mishap and without trouble except for becoming lost over Al lahabad India They remained an hour and 22 minutes at Singapore and raced on after the leaders 2084 miles behind Dutchmen Hot on Trail The Dutch team K D Parmen tier and J J Moll was reported draining every possible ounce of speed from its fast American Doug las machine in an effort to close the slim four hour gap remaining between them and Scott The Dutch team arrived at Ram bang Java at a m EST and took off again for Port Dar win 21 minutes later hot on the trail of Scott and Black Capt James J Mollison and his wife Amy were believed to be out of the race They remained at Alla habad India with badly damaged motors In nn attempted flight from Australia to the United States by way of Honolulu the daring aviator Sir Charles Kinfrsford Smith toolt off in his plane the Lady Southern Cross at Bris bane with Oakland Cal his ul timate destination Associated Press RAINS FLYERS START Kingsf ordSmith Unable to Take Off on Next Leg of Ocean Flight SUVA Fiji Oct 22 Heav rains forced Sir Charles Kingsford Smith today to postpone until Wed nesday a takeoff on the next leg of his transpacific flight to the United States Sir Charles accompanied by Capt p J Taylor hi navigator prob ably will fly to Fanning Island 1 200 miles from Suva where there is a long hard beach suitable for land ing and will continue to Honolulu Thursday He had first planned to fly direct to Honolulu 3197 miles away In fourth place were Lieut Cath cart Jones and Ken Waller of Great Britain driving a Dehaviland Comet with a Gipsy VI motor machine same as the one flown by Scott and Black Forced to turn back to Al Tnrn lo IUCP 3 Cnlimin 11 Less Preaching and More Prayer Need Church Group Told DES MOINES Oct 22 egates to the international conven tion of Disciples of Christ today re turned to their homes bearing the advice of Dr George H Combs Kansas City pastor that less preaching and more prayer needed to attain the goal of a union of Christian denominations Dr Combs declared at an address closing the convention last night that to help hasten unification is our mission It is the only justifica tion of our being Either our uni fication plea and our program for Christian union must be newly con ceived or we shall continue to be comparatively ineffectual in the ex ecution of the mission for which w were sent into the world OHIO MISSOURI ARGUE CUSTODY OF BANDITS PAL Ohio Refuses to Give Up Richetti for Kansas City Trial BULLETIN WASHINGTON Oct 21 department of Justice an nounced today that federal agents had shot and mortally wounded Charles Pretty Boy Floyd near East Liverpool Ohio WELLSVILLK Ohio Oct 22 IT Pretty Boy Floyd ap parently had completed today an other ot his spectacular escapes from pursuing officers As Ohio and Missouri authorities wrangled today over the custody of Adam Richetti a confederate of Floyd who was captured after a gun battle Saturday a posse of more than 100 members hunted iMoyd through the woods and bush is in this section but the trail of he elusive gunman of the Okla loma Ozarks was cold Both Floyd and Richetti are wanted by Missouri and federal authorities as trigger men in the Union station massacre in Kansas Jity in June 1933 Sheriff Thomas B Bash of Kan sas City and Federal Agent S P Cowley came here by plane today to return Richetti to Missouri Purvis on Hand Melvin Purvis ace department ot justice investigator from Chicago was already on hand seeking to taJceRichetti Purvis said it was very import ant that the government obtain a warrant for murder brought by Sheriff Bash and Cowley Chief of Police J H Fultz refused however to turn over Richetti It was Fultz who captured the notorious Richetti Saturday after ecehingn slight bullet wound in he ankle Fultz said he would hold Richetti for shooting to kill He tried to take my life said Jhief Fultz I think I should keep him here where I can keep my eye in him until he comes to trial To Bn Tried There First In a statement after the confer mce Chief Fultz said he had not efused to turn this man over eventually to the federal authori ses but he is going to be tried here irst Fultz said he shot one of my citizens and he nicKec me and I feel hat we have a right to take care of our case What they federal agents ought to be doing is to hunt he man that got away and not be bothering us Richetti the chief said was to he arraigned on charges of shooting to kill Chief Fultz and carrying con cealed weapons Chief Fultz said Sheriff Bash had a warrant charg Richetti with murder in connec Portuguese Premier and Cabinet Resign LISBON Portugal Oct 22 Pi Premier Antonio de Oliveira Sal 7ar and hii cabinet resigned today The cabinet was formed in April 1933 Sailor Sends Cockroaches to Modern An Museum tion with the union station massa cre Three years ago in April Floyd and Billy the Killer Miller staged a spectacular gun battle in Bowling Turn 3 Column 4 Everybodys Song Book Feels Old New York Flat Would Not Be Complete By DALE HARRISON NEW YORK Oct 22 the interests of art and unsanitary domiciles Charlie Noble of the U S S Tennessee has contributed some cockroaches to the museum of modern art The museum which is DOW hold ing a housing exhibit has on ex hibition amongother things a three room flat lifted intact furniture and all from a recently demolished tenement house The exhibit is in tended to show what kind of places not to live in Sends in Cockroaches Charlie Noble reading his news paper in Guantanamo bay Cuba thought the museums idea was food hut that no matter how ram shackle the exhibit might be there would be one sine qua non missing Cockroaches No old law tenement i in New York Mr Noble felt would be complete without cockroaches so he has written the museum of modern arts as follows I am sanding you some battle ship type cockroaches Some of them have naval service varying from 4 to 16 years including two minority enlistments They were gathered from Port of Spain Trin idad to Nome The white let him fool painted over him while he was asleep in the laundry Four Years at Sea All these cockroaches are elig ible for shore duty having four or more years continuous sea service The brown ones are only lower rat ings in training as shown by our monthlv personnel report These cockroaches thrive on po tato peels and damp clothing dress jumpers preferred1 and an occa sional wet shaving brush or an old shoe i I know they will take their plare i along with other manowarsmen roaches in your ihuseum upholding I the traditions of the sea How often you find a group nf trying to have a songfest and making a miserable failure out of it because none of them knows all the words of the classics that should be familiar to everyone They all know the air and an occa sional line of the words but hum ming a tune is not singing a In Everybodys Song Book available only through our Wash ington Information bureau there are the words of more than 200 of the favorite songs of not only the words but the music as well It will be found a big help tor all festive occasions Mailed to any address for 20 cents mere cost and handling charge Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 20 cents in coin cart fully 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