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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E R M CM ft A 7 for i s f NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 30 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 16 Looked for More Facts Bankers Wanted to Know What F R Has in Mind By HERBERT PLUMMEB ASHINGTON Oct 30 erything about the recent Amer ican Bankers as sociaton conven tion here had pointed to the hour when the president would appear before it Convention ses sions of the three days previous were looked upon by many of the bankers as a pro logue to the main event Set for the third night of their gathering Mr Roosevelts jocular remark to his press conference that morn that he wouldnt get around to VWriting his speech perhaps until Hlclock in the afternoon lessened m erest not one whit It was in the air that an impor tant presidential announcement was forthcoming Eager and Expectant Bankers trooped into spacious Constitution hall within sight of the white house that evening eager and expectant They wanted to hear from the 1ps of the president himself what he proposedto do in the future pbout further devaluation of the dollar They hoped he would have some thing to say about balancing the They were curious to know what the administration had in mind con cerningfuture taxation Some assurance regarding infla tion would have been highly accep Instead they heard the president discuss the duties and obligations of bankers tothe nation and make Urgent plea for their cooperation united effort for recovery ofAntagonisms ie been set for aome Ming different handpicked member of the New York banking community symbolic of established financial banking and monetary Reynolds pres ident of the First National of New Yorkhad supplanted ABAs own president to introduce Mr Roose velt Reynolds had pleaded eloquently for an end of antagonisms between the banking fraternity and the gov ernment and for sympathetic co operation as a great contribution toward the perpetuation of our cher ished institutions the encourage ment of our felow citizens and the gradual and sound rebuilding of the shattered economic and financial structure of our country But when the bankers trooped out of the hall at the conclusion of the presidents speech many seemingly were as puzzled as when they came in DILLINGER AID SUSPECTS SEIZED Police Battle Strike Agitators on Relief Job Little Hope Seen of Breaking Record in Hop Back to England LONDON Oct 30 Jones and Ken Waller flying back to England after participation in the Melbourne Derby made a second start from Allahabad India shortly after noon today Motor trouble forced them to re turn just after taking off earlier this morning Apparently the delay here and one at Port Darwin have destroyed their chance of beating the record for the England to Mel bourne flight Rivals for Wife Aid in Getting Divorce CAMDEN N X Oct 30 George Downs of Riverside N J tried something new in divorce suits Instead of naming the men who kissed his wife as corespondents he called them as witnesses for himself Nine testified and Downs got his decree FORECAST IOWA Fair warmer in west portion Tuesday night Wednes day generally fair and somewhat warmer MINNESOTA Generally fair slightly warmer in northeast portion Tuesday night Wednes day partly cloudy warmer in east and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Mondny 41 Minimum in Night 2X 8 A M Tuesday 3fi ROUT CROWD OF 400 RADICALS IN RIOT AT DENVER Howling Mob Seeks to Halt Federal Job by Force DENVER Oct 30 available police reserve was called out today to quell a riot which fol lowed an attempt by about 400 strike agitators both men and wom en some communists to halt federal employment relief work here by force They were driven back by riot squads after about 30 shots were fired Two patrolmen were injured one of the agitators was shot through the hip and nine were arrested Police finally turned the motorized mob riding in a long string of cars out of the city and on to a main highway leading to the moun tains They were headed toward Morrison a hamlet 20 miles from Denver Become Howling Moh The crowd which started to picket a work project on South Platte river turned into howling mob when police attempted to ar rest one man who appeared to be the leader Headed by a fifer and drummer agi tators paraded among the workers grabbing up picks and shovels and hurling them into the river Police warned them to disperse Leaders jeered and officers started to arrest them A filling station at Alameda street and Santa Fe boulevard was wrecked and burned when a speed ing police car crashed into two gas oline pumps Patrolman Charles Chafin was cut severely when the car over turned The policemen swerved the car to avoid plunging into the crowd Woman Swings Bottle Police Sergt James Pitt was cut on the face by a woman armed with a beer bottle Patrolman Vernon Sapp went to Pitts assistance and was knocked down by a striker Others jumped on Sapp several kicking him The patrolmen drew revolvers and fired over the heads of the men and women One man fell and Patrolman Marshall Stanton said he had shot a man in the stomach as he at tacked an officer The wounded man never was found and police be lieved he was rushed away by com panions Nine leaders of the crowd were jailed and Patrolman Sapp was re moved to a hospital Oppose Administrator The strike agitators were said hy police to be the same as those who yesterday at the statehouse de manded removal of C D Shawver statefederal relief administrator and restoration of cuts made in re lief budgets All relief work in Arapahoe county was suspended because the strikers caused a disturbance when they attempted to picket a project There are more than 6000 per sons on Denver relief projects Re ports differed today on the number of strikers Gov Ed C Johnson met with a committee of the strikers yester day and promised he would do all he could to aid them FATHER SON BANDIT VICTIMS L E ONeil left and Aaron ONcil right father and son uere seized and bound by bandits who robbed the Shealfer Pen comnany plant at Fort Madison of more than worth of merchandise Sat urday night ONeil Sr is a watchman at the plant Aaron who ac companied his father to work finally wriggled free of his bonds and released the other men who turned in an alarm Iowa Daily 1ress Police Get Riot Call at Los Angeles University Find Trouble ADVERSE WINDS DELAYTAKEOFF KingsfordSmith Ready to Start on Hawaii to California Hop HONOLULU Oct 30 verse winds kept Sir Charles Kings fordSmith and Captain F G Taylor grounded today awaiting a takeoff on the third and last leg of their perilous over water flight from Aus tralia to California Advised that a storm was moving southward along the western coast of the United States the Australian flyer and his navigator decided to remain here until conditions are more auspicious for the 2100 mile hope to Oakland or Los Angeles by Radical Students Already Over LOS ANGELES Oct 30 Police emergency squad cars were rushed to the University of Califor nia at Los Angeles on a riot call today The riot call came after five stu dents who were suspended yester day on charges of aiding a radical movement went into conference with Dr Ernest Carroll Moore pro vost to discuss his order suspend ing them for a year 2000 Students Meet Arriving at the campus police found the trouble had been halted Two thousand students had gath ered in an assembly to discuss what action should be taken on the sus pensions Some demanded immediate ac tion One policeman on regular duty assisted students in pulling down the radical speakers in order to pre vent the meeting from getting out of hand Wild Selling Heard There was wild yelling from the hall and as a result someone put in the riot call However only a few of the two thousand students made the de mands for immediate action The meeting quieted when the officers of the student assembly explained that the suspended students would be given a full hearing by thefac ulty officers Deny Charges That Jewish Group Seeks to Dominate World BERNE Switzerland Oct 30 Jewish leaders testified today that the socalled protocols of the elders of Zion which alleged Jewry planned to dominate the world were mere fabrications Members of the race have brought a criminal libel suit in an attempt to prove the documents false Those who testified today parti cipated in the Base congress of 1897 and said no such protocols were adopted either publicly or se cretly by the congress which con centrated on the creation of a Jew ish national home in Palestine Union Leaders Seek to Extend Tieup of Silk Dyeing Plants PATERSON N J Oct 30 Union leaders sought today to ex tend their tieup of silk dyeing plants to the Pennsylvania and Rhode Island centers of the indus try A strike call to 10000 workers in Belvideri and Oxford N J Sun bury Shamokin Williamsport and Allentown in Pennsylvania and Providence R I was issued Inst night by the federation of silk and rayon dyers and finishers of Amer ica POCKETBOOK OF FARMER FATTER Wall Street Much Cheered by Signs of Improved Rural Prosperity By GA PHILLIPS Associated Press Financial Writer NEW YORK Oct 30 street is considerably cheered by indications that when all crops are finally harvested the farmer will dig in for the winter with a much fatter pocketbook than last year In sharp contrast to conditions prevailing in industry where earn ings statements and labor disorders reflect the stress and strain of trou bled times farm income in the first nine months was reported by the bu reau of agricultural economics to have totalled com pared with in that period last year an increase of more than Increase Over August In September alone cash income from all sources was reported by the bureau to have totalled S662 000000 an increase of over August and over September 1933 although in order to make this showing there were exceptionally heavy sales of cattle from the drought areas in addition to cattle sold to the government and large sales of corn This improvement trade obser vers find has been reflected in a substantial increase in retail and wholesale business better collec tions and stronger credit conditions in the major agricultural areas Bank Clearings Gain One of the most reliable business indexes bank clearings have shown consistent increases in farm centers for several months and in the past week clearings in such cities as Omaha Kansas City At lanta New Orleans and Minneap Tiini to pafre B column fi SOCIALISTPARTY OFFERS TO HELP UNIONS IN FIGHT Would Picket All A and P Stores Parley in Capital Opens CLEVELAND Oct 30 socialist party today offered to help organized labor in its controversy with the great Atlantic and Pacific Tea company Robert Dullea Ohio secretary of the party disclosed a telegram from Paul Porter national labor secre tary of the party proposing to pick et A and P stores in various cities in an attempt to force the company to reopen its 300 stores and ware houses in Cleveland There was no immediate indica tion whether organized labor would accept the proposal Go Out of Business Cleveland stores of the A and P were closed yesterday with an an nouncement that the company is quitting business here Officials of the company said union picketing of its warehouses had prevented the shipment of merchandise to the stores and charged that Cleveland police had not given the company requested protection Mayor Harry L Davis however denied that protection had been de nied the firm and said it was given jll the help it asked for Progress With more than 2000 Cleveland employes of the concern forced out of work by the closing of the stores several efforts were in progress to day to adjust the differences be tween the company and the union Officials of the company and rep resentatives of the Cleveland feder ation of labor arrived in Washing ton today for a peace conference called by the national labor rela tions board and other peace efforts were in progress in Cleveland FRATERNITY BOYS AT IOWA STATE USED IN BUTTER EXPERIMENT DES MOINES Oct 30 State fraternity boys have been the guinea pigs of experimentation in American butter consumption Prof A W Rudnick of the Ames exten sion service said here today before the opening meeting of the joint convention of the Iowa Creamery Operators association and Iowa as sociations of local creameries Through private arrangement with the fraternity stewards the highest possible grade butter was served the college men Rudnick said The butter consumption in creased 60 per cent When standard grade butter was served the con sumption returned to normal The point is that when young fellows 18 to 22 wholl eat almost anything unconsciously eat more of better butter then the whole nation probably would do likewise and sur pluses would be eliminated Fro essor Rudnick said A F OF L HELPING WASHINGTON Oct 30 President William Green today said the American Federation of Labor was helping the Cleveland unions in every way possible in their dis pute with the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea company He declined however to answer a direct ques tion as to whether he thought the unions demand for 100 per cent unionization was in line with pro cedure under section 7A of the re covery act Greens statement was made after a conference with spokesmen for the Cleveland unions prior to their meeting with company officials at the national labor relations board this afternoon Calls Method Novel Green described the Cleveland unions procedure as a novel way of protecting the rights of workers to join the unions if they desired to do so He reiterated accusations that the company discharged and dis Tlirn o PHZP K rohimn 2 Robbers Raid Bank in Chicago Escape With Loot CHICAGO Oct 30 band of robbers probably nine in all raid ed the Aetna State bank at a busy northside intersection today and fled with after intimidating 31 persons with machine guns and pistols Seven bandits entered the bank ordered the 16 employes and 15 cus tomers to lie on the floor after an nouncing this is a stickup1 While part of the band cowed the group in the bank two others vaulted the tellers cages and scooped up money from the counters One robber grabbed money from the hand of a customer who had just cashed a check Open Drive to Curb Crime in Washington WASHINGTON Oct 30 aroused citizenry embarked today on a campaign to stamp out crime in the national capital A mass meeting last night at the Mayflower hotel decided to set up a per manent committee on criminal jus tice Composed of laymen and law yers it will criticize and seek to improve law enforcement REBUKES FIRST LADY In a letter she sent Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt anil afterward made public Miss Dorothy Frocks above prom inent lawyer and candidate fur congmssmaiiatlarge from Ntnv York state charged the presi dents wife with unfairly using her prestige in backing a rival Mrs Caroline ODay Miss Frooks had previously asked for Mrs Uoosevelts political assist ance and was refused 21 of 25 Buskers to Enter State Contest Chosen Bockes of Conrad Plans to Defend His 1933 Title at Waterloo WATERLOO Oct 30 Twentyone of the 25 cornhuskers who will compete for the 1931 state title Thursday in a field six miles west of Waterloo were named Tuesday by W E Drips of Wal laces Farmer and Iowa Homestead The list includes Clarence Bockes of Conrad who will defend his 1933 title and several other former state champions Four more husk ers are to be named before the con test at 10 a m Thursday in a field prepared by A J Hansen on Mern dale farm Among the first 21 selected is Clyde Tague twice state cham pion Tague refused to be balked by the drought stricken fields in Guthrie county this year He moved to Scott county and won that county match last Saturday Wins in Grundy Bike H Hendricks a member of Grundy countys famous four horsemen won his way into the state contest by capturing the Grundy county championship last week Walter Johansen of Audubon who has placed second in two state meets and in the 1932 national con test came back this year to win his county contest and the privilege of competing at Waterloo Other buskers named among those certain to start are Jack Koran Waterloo Black Hawk county Leo Kremer Sum ner Bremer county Harold Larson Wright county Henry Nagen But ler county Maurice Nix Britt Hancock county Lee Stodgell Morning Sun Louisa county Henry Naylor Independence Buchanan county Henry Peterson Callerder Webster county Cecil Davison Washington county Other County Champs Leo Ockenfels Watkins Benton county Allen Tuttle Laurel Mar shall county Jcss Colbert Scran ton Greene county Walter Tapper Webster City Hamilton county Joe Ladehof Scotch Grove Jones county Clarence Pitstick Rockwell y Calhoim county Vaundon Williams Mechanicsville Cedar county Local arrangements for the con test are in charge of a Waterloo Junior Chamber ot CommerceBlack Hawk county Farm Bureau com mittee Six hundred businessmen and farmers will serve as officials Larson Nagcn and Nix were first second and third respectively in a district contest at Britt Mon day Toivan Killed Bv Train LOCKRIDGE Oct 30 Walk ing into the path of an oncoming fast freight train Andrew Ander son 8f of Lockridgp was killed No inquest i to be held Left Trend in Evidence in Far West Newer New Deal Is Most Prominent in California SAN FRANCISCO Oct 30 Swirling political currents from which may unfold a newer new deal representing a sharp thrust to the left move over the far west as 1931 campaigns near their climax Strongest in California these po litical eddies converge about the ef fort of Upton Sinclair democratic nominee and erstwhile socialist to wrest the governoship from acting Governor Frank F Merriam repub lican on a program to end poverty in California Currents Felt In Oregon In Oregon too the currents are felt There Peter Zimmerman left ist farmer and legislator described by his opponents as an ultraradi cal seeks to become governor Contests of lesser importance in oth er states are fanned by this new political west wind A kaleidoscope of issues with the administration policies painted in a variety of hues has been thrust be fore the electorate Higher tariffs for products of the farm and mine old age pensions balanced state bud gets cash payment of the soldiers bonus and development of natural resources are some of the subjects on which the various state cam paigns are being waged Scnatorslups at Stake Five United States senatorships are at stake in the seven far west ern states Incumbents are asking another term except in Washington where Senator C C Dill democrat voluntarily stepped down Virtually repudiated last week by the national administration shorn of the support of many state demo cratic leaders encompassed by charges of oportunist and desertion of his party Sinclair is carrying on against requests that he withdraw The most recent of these froin Milen Dempster socialist candidate for governor Haight Seeks Support Contending against Sinclair and Merriam in the most bitter guberna torial contest in many years is Ray mond L Haight commonwealth and progressive nominee He has ap pealed for support as a fusion candi date With the nominations of the two major parties and two others tucked under his arm U S Senator Hirarn Johnson will be returned to the sen ate without so much as making a campaign speech Twenty represen tatives to congress will be elected by the Golden Bear state All but two incumbents seek reelection ASKS FOR LETTER AT P 0 ARRESTED Thomas A Robinson Said to Be Unconnected With Stoll Case BAY CITY Mich Oct 30 A man who called at the postoffice for a letter addressed to Thomas A Robinson was taken into cus tody today by a deputy United States marshal and officials here said they understood he was want ed for qucstioniig about a forgery case in New Orleans The officers paid the request for Robinsons detention came from the United States secret service office in Detroit The similarity in names and the fact that the arrest was ordered by federal agents gave rise to the early belief that the man sought might be Thomas H Robinson Jr suspected kidnaper of Mrs Alice Speed Stoll Louisville Ky society matron In Detroit however William Larson chief of the department of justice forces there said thero was no connection between the arrest and the Stoll case Working in Bay city CHICAGO Oct States chamber of commerce offi cials here notified today that a Thomas A Robinson taken into custody at Bay City Michigan said a man of that name is employed by the chamber and has been working in Bay City for a month or so S ExConvicts CHICAGO Oct 30 former convicts were soiled tndny by the police hunting thf ruthless slayers of George C Maycs JAIL WARDEN IN INDIANA ONE OF MEN IN CUSTODY Attorney General Aide and State Police Criticized CROWN POINT Ind Oct 30 f police workingunder the direction of J Edward Barce as sistant attorney general today de tained several persons presumably for questioning in connection with John Dillingers escape from jail hsre last March 3 Barce has been investigating for several months Dillingers wooden gun escape from the local jail The activities of Barce and the slate police aroused the ire of Lake county officials who threatened re taliatory action against the assist ant attorney general and the state policemen for the detention of var ious persons Case of Kidnaping Robert G Estill prosecuting at torney said It seems that we have a very good case of kidnaping on our hands now Judge William J Murray of tha Lake county criminal court said he would summon a grand jury to in vestigate the activities of Barce and the state patrolmen Early this morning apparently in fulfillment of Governor Paul V Mc Nutts recent predictions that reve lations would soon be forthcoming in connection with Dillingers es cape Barce began a roundup of per sons who he said were suspected of having information concerning the notorious from the Jail Warden Held First taken into custody were Lewis Baker jail warden and Er nest Blunk fingerprint expert Others detained later were Harvey Kiser a Crown Point tavern pro prietor Archie M Dunn an asso ciate of Kiser Mr and Mrs Carey Garland and Mrs Mary Bottcher all residents of Crown Point Those detained were spirited away from the city Blunk was indicted by a grand jury investigating Dillingers es ape and later acquitted by Judge Maurice E Critea Sam Cahoon jail handyman was indicted with Blunk but the charge against him was dis missed Criticized by Jury Baker was criticized in the grand jurys report for failure to enforce jail rules and for failure to search prisoners thoroughly but he was not indicted Barces activities here were sur rounded with mystery and Lake county authorities said they were unaware of developments Judge Murray of criminal court said Seizing those two men without warrants or legal process would be funny if it was not so pathetic I was inclined to give a written state ment concerning it to the newspa pers but was stopped because I could not remember whether there as one z or two zs in Conspiracy Hatched The assistant attorney general is said to have developed that a con Parliamentary Law This is a country of organizations and nearly everyone is a member or a prospective member of one or more These organizations conduct their meetings in accordance with parliamentary rules of or der long established So that such proceedings will be fair and ex peditious Hence everyone should study and know parliamentary law This booklet gives in condensed form all the essential features of the accepted rules of order and pro cedure and full instructions and forms for forming an organization In ordering send in rents in coin carefully wrapped to the GlohpGa zctte 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