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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKM ALL NORTH IQWANS VOL XLI HOME EDITION tlVK CKMTl A COPT ID PRXaS UAICP WIKM MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER Blue Blood and Brains Important Offices Taken by Social Registerites THIS PAPBK COHS18TS OF TWO 8JKCT1ON ONB M 51 By HERBERT PLUMMEJR of the striking features of the new deal the way President Roosevelt has called in blue blood as well as brains to help solve govern mental problems Some of th e most important posts in the ad ministration are held by social registerites AnJ they are among the hardest workers of any officials in Washington The most re cent addition is that of Francis Biddle of the famous Philadelphia family who has been niade chair man of the national labor board The wealthy young Biddle pre sides over the destinies of labor Time was when organized labor would have been of a man of his background in such a position of authority There was a hint of this when labor learned the president was considering him for the post but it came to nothing Biddle takes over the chairman ship of the board with the blessing of William Green himself president of the American Federation of Labor Johnsons Successor Another blue blood high in the councils of the new deal Averell Harriman the wealthy young chairman of the board of the Union Pacific railroad Harrimans rise to power in NRA has been lit tle short of sensational As a matterof fact there are those in Washington who say that he now holds the place in that or ganization once occupied by Gen Hugh Johnson He is the real ad ministrative officer of NRA When reorganized and a nineman Aboard supposedly took over the work Johnson Colonel George A7 Lynch tained as administrative officer Shortly thereafter however Lynch quietly stepped out and just as quietly young Harriman took over His duties Almost immediately the job took on a new importance The adminis trative officer begantodiscuss poli cy matters at XRA codehearings The board began to fade into the background and Harriman pushed to the fore Champions In the same organization with Harriman is his sister Mrs Mary Harriman Rumsey chairman of NRAs consumers advisory board Mrs Rumsey has had a place in NRA since the very beginning She pioneered for the rights of the con sumer during the formulation of the various codes for industry and has championed his cause indefa tigably ever since There are others from celebrated families scattered throughout the new deal setup about whom lit tie is heard publicly In most ra il stances they are persons who long K have been interested in public af v fairs and who have been afforded I an opportunity to translate that in I terest into action by a man of I their own background and environ 1 menL FRANCE VOTES BIG WAR BUDGET British and American Naval Delegations Agree WILL INSIST ON Passes MAIN POINTS OF TREATY OF 1922 Will Ask Japan to Give Reason Why It Seeks Equal Navy BULLETIN LONDONNov 23 authoritative source stated to day that the United States del egation to the preliminary naval conversations had virtu ally abandoned hope of reaching a naval agreement at least for the present with Great Britain arid Japan LONDON Nov 23 Brit ish and American delegations to the preliminary naval conversations agreed between themselves today to insist on the continuance of the principles of the Washington naval treaty of 1922 v The representatives of the United States and Great Britain met to gether and decided to ask the dele gation from Japan the third party to the conversations for a further explanation of why the Asiatic Island empire thinks it should have as large a navy as either the United States or Great Britain Will Not Give In Both the AngloSaxon delegations Half Billion DollarMark Checks Go to U S Farmers as Benefits By STEPHEN J McDONOUGH WASHINGTON Nov 23 The AAA passed the half billio dollar mark today in disbursing it flow of cash to farmers On July 28 1933 William E Mornss of Neuces county Texas received check No 1 signed bv President Roosevelt It was a SSI payment to Morriss for plowing up part of his standing cotton sinc that time checks bavi been mailed out for a grand tota of Of this sum southern farmers received checks for the largest payment to any commodity group into It was divided for the cotton made it clear that they had no in tention whatsoever of granting equality which she demands Under the Washington treaty of 1922 Great Britain the United States and Japan agreed that the first two nations should have navies equally large while Japans navy could be 60 per cent as big as either of the others This 553 ratio is the fundamental principle of the Wash ington treaty and one to which the Japanese object as inequitable Japan claiming the need of as large a battle fleet as the other two na No Common Front Following the AmericanBritish meeting it was stated that no com mon front had been decided upon on any formal basis but that the delegations were equally opposed to the Japanese The meeting was attended by Nor man H Davis and Ray Atherton counselor of the American embassy for the United States and by Prime Minister J Ramsay MacDonald and Sir John Simon foreign secretary for Great Britain plow up campaign of 1933 438 for the acreage reduction pro gram of 1934 to hold ers of options on government held cotton and to holders of cotton option poo certificates Tobacco growers received 633 during 1933 and un der the 1934 acreage reduction con tracts Cornhog farmers received noth ing during 1933 but thus far in 1934 have pocketed An ad ditional is being paid out to them each minute of the day and Wheat farmers have received 1 totaling 887 Mbrethaif dig tributed last year and the balance thus far in 1934 Payments to be the end of the year are expected to run thegrand total close to ADMITS HE SLEW 6 YEAR OLD GIRL IN KANSAS CITY Michigan Farmer Tells of Kidnaping Child in April 1933 MIDLAND Nov 23 Sheriff George Venner announced today that Charles Vermilion 58 year old farmer had confessed to the abduction and slaying of a 6 year old girl in Kansas City in April 1933 Vermillion a former inmate of the Kansas State hospital for the insame was quoted by the sheriff as saying he picked the child up on the streets of Kansas City took her in his car to a spot about 20 miles west of the city and there assaulted and strangled her He said he did not know the childs name but gave the date as April 20 1933 Visiting Kansas City He said he was visiting in Kansas City near where he farmed for a number of years whenthe crime was committed and that he drove back to Midland immediately Vermillion had been arrested here or molesting a young girl Sheriff Venner said that when his investi gation disclosed that Vermillion nee was in the Kansas asylum he elephoned Kansas City police who old him the prisoner once was sus child slaying Vermillipn confessed readily the herlff bree miles west of here for the past ix Body Found 2 Weeks Later KANSAS CITY Nov 23 Love 6 was abduct Survive Lake Boat Crash in Which Four Died MINORITY RIGHTS TALK IS ASSAILED Labor Board Member Avers Employers Have Sought for Advantage KILLS DAUGHTER AND THENELF After Hanging Attempt Prove Failure d from a streetcar near her home i Newark Ledger Goes j to Press but Strike No Nearer Solution f NEWARK N Nov 23 I The Newark Morning Ledger went Ito press today after a suspension two days but the strike of its workers seemed no near tier settlement than ever J While the Ledger ran off i copies for the newsstands and 000 more for free distribution the put out the third issue of itheir own paper The I There wont be any more issues fmissed so long as I have a dollar Vtb spend producing said the Ledgers publisher L T Russell Fader Found Guilty of Assault to Inflict Great Bodily Injur LOGAN Nov 23 John Fader 21 of Council Bluffs wa found guilty by a district court of assault with intent to commi great bodily injury He was chargec specifically with assault with in ten to murder Night Policeman Jame Kirlin of Missouri Valley Oct 17 as one of two gunmen who engagec Missouri Valley policemen in street battle FORECAST I IOWA fair Fri i day night and Saturday Ris ing temperatures T MINNESOTA Unset tied t possibly a little snow in north I west portion Friday night and in northeast portion Saturday V rising temperature I IN MASON CITY I GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 fclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Minimum in Night I At 8 A M Friday J Snowfall Precipitation 82 18 20 Traon 02 SUCCUMBS FROM AUTO INJURIES John Cassel Struck While Walking on Highway in Evening John W Cassel 59 who resided at 402 Second street northeast oclock Thursday night at a local hospital from in juries received when struck bv a car driven by Merrill Parks 23 who resides at 304 Second street south west The accident occurred near the city limits on Fourth street southwest about oclock Thurs day evening Mr Cassel who is a bricklayer by trade was walking on the pave ment Mr Parks said he did not see Mr Cassel until he felt the impact With the assistance of Robert Westerly of Clear Lake Mr Parks took Mr Cassel to a Mason City hospital where he died about 20 minutes after arriving at the hos pital Funeral arrangements had not been completed Friday The body was taken to the Randall funeral home BOSTON Nov 23 istic talk abouc minority rights in collective bargaining was criticized today by Edwin S Smith member of the national labor relations board If certain employers have sought to capitalize on 7a by encouraging associations of their employes which they could handle as against other types of organization whose economic strength they feared still other employers have sought as legal certain conditions surrounding the bargaining pro cess which again would work t their advantage and against the in terests of Smith said at business conference here More Practical Basis Much of the idealistic tal about the rights of minorities in collective bargaining has I fear a much more practical basis in thi employers subconscious When congress wrote collectivi bargaining guarantees into the re covery act Smith said it meant to foster that collective bargaining My remarks no doubt have led you to infer that it is my belief that not only hag the passage of 7a accelerated the organization 01 labor but that congress intendec this he said Does Not Doubt It Personally I do not doubt this for a moment nor does any intelli gent student of the matter so far as I Creation of an economic balance between organized industry and or ganized labor Smith maintained was congress idea It was a definitely calculated part and an exceedingly important part of the total program for eco nomic recovery and reconstruc he asserted ere April 2Q 1933 and her body ound two weeks later at an isolated pot in rural Wyandotte county A rope was around the childs eck and the county coroner said she had been criminally assaulted The girl was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Carol Love still live here Mr Love was her stepfather the mother having been divorced from her former husband Adolph Vogel now living in Davenport Iowa The child was on her way from school to her home at 1726 Walker avenue when she disappeared Baldridge Funeral Rites Planned for Iowa City Monday IOWA Nov 23 neral services for Dr Clarence W Baldridge University of Iowa pro fessor of medicine who was killed in an automobile accident Thurs day night will be held at 9 a m here Monday at St Marys church It is expected that classes in the college of medicine will be dis missed during the services The Rt Rev Msgr A J Schulte will officiate Burial will be at St Josephs cemetrey SKIES GENERALLY CLEAR IN STATE New Low Temperatures for Season Set With 18 in Mason City Skies were reported generally clear throughout Iowa Friday after ow temperatures for the season had jeen reached during the early morn ng in many sections Mason City lad an 18 degree reading during the night and at 8 a the mercury lad climbed back only to 20 degrees Thermometers will rise in the next 24 hours but only moderately VIeterologist Charles Reed of Des Moines indicated As reported to the Associated ress the highest reading Thursday was 42 degrees at Davenport where 01 inches additional precipitation was reported Light snow flurries or ain were also recorded at Dubuque nd Keokuk Coldest spot in the late Friday was DCS Moines with 9 degrees at 6 a lowest this all Low temperatures at other points ncluded 20 at Charles City 24 at ioux City 28 at Council Bluffs 26 t Dubuque and Keokuk and 28 at EASTON Nov 23 Jacob Jacobs 48 an unemployec tailor shot and killed his 7 year old daughter Alice today lien fired a fatal shot into his brain Police said he had to hang both the girl and himself but that one of the nooses broke Jacobs stopped his daughter while she was on the way to school and instructed her companion Jose phine Giordano to tell her teacher Miss Virginia Blackman she would be late as her mother wanted to see her Alarmed Miss Blaekman notified the girls mother The police in turn were called and went to Jacobs home and broke in a rear door The officers found the two vic time on the second floor The child still breathing was rushed to the Easton hospital where she died a few moments after The father also died in th6 hospital Police found two nooses fixed be tween doorways of the home Offi cers said they believed the child was shot while she was hanging from the rope and that Jacobs re moved the body and placed it on the bedroom floor The second noose was broken leading police to be lieve Jacobs first tried to hang him self and then used the pistol Three Killed Four Severely Hurt When Auto Goes Off Road ANN ARBOR Nov 23 UP resident physicians and nurse of the University of Michigan hospital were killed early today and four others severely injured when an automobile in which they were riding left the road near Dexter and plowed into a tree The dead were identified by coun ty authorities as Dr Robert B Meyer Dr George R King and Miss Violet Swanson The injured Miss Virginia Col lins Miss Thelma Boltinghouse Miss Gertrude Shuier and Dr Fred Delp Miss Shulers condition was de scribed as critical Declares Planning Is Not osed to Constitution m HarmoinyWith Self Government BOSTON Nov 23 R Richberg of the national emergency council spcak ng before the New England con erence today said the ideal of econ omic planning is in harmony with politicalplanning for self govern ment It is in he said with he ideals of those who first wrote he declaration of independence and hen the constitution of the United States To preserve and t0 fortify ur democratic institutions we are n effect seeking to write an econ omic constitution for the establish ment of self government in in dustry PLEDGED AID OF RUSSIA IN STRIFE WITH GERMANY Officials Brand Claim of Budget Reporter Exaggerated By JOHN EVANS ky The AitnocllM 23 The French chamber of deputies today voted to spend approximately for military purposes next year after it had been toldthat Germany was preparing for war and that Russiawould back up France in the event the war The alleged entente withRussia was denied by government officials but it was given on the floor of the chamber of Leon Archimbaud re porter for thefinance committee as he presented the nations war budget to parliament and cabinet talked heatedly of their fear that France was not safe sBe oh Gen Louis Maurin minister of I do notsay if you wish for peace prepare for war I simply say wemust be on our The deputies agreed to the war ministrys request passing a war budget of francs ap proval of an emergency aTppropria tionof This latterapproprlation is to be spent jfor new fighting equip The voting came after the chamber finance committee had lavenport FORT WORTH HAS 2 NEW FATHERSONE OF 14 OTHER OF 68 FORT WORTH Nov 23 were two proud new fathers in Fort 14 years old the other 68 The 14 year old father and his 14 year old wife had the distinc tion of being the youngest par ents on record in Fort Worth They are Mr and Mrs Henry Bert Mullins Their 514 pound baby Allen Marie is healthy and well and so is the mother The 68 year old father is J J Langcver prominent business man of Fort Worth now retired Based on Free Choice H we can write into that con titution a representative form of government based on free choice free functioning of the represen atives of al interests using the auctions of political government merely to enforce the considered udgements of the majority we may evise a method of industrial self ontrol which will last long after he present experiments in political ontrol in other nations have dis I do not he said that he foundations of our new eco amic structure should be laid in a Ifferent of government Nor I believe that safe and secure oundations for the business of America should be laid in a polit ical control of private Serve Individual Welfare Richberg interpreted the motivat ing purpose of the new deal that society should be organized to serve the welfare of the individual and nowhere is this time better shown than in the two principal agencies of recovery the agricultural ad justment administration and the na tional recovery The formula of shorter hours and increased wages may operate to ac celerate recovery in a business re vival while new opportunities of employment are being developed in of new goods and IS BEING BACKED Herring Sayi Raids Againit Illegal Liquor Will Go on Full Force DBS MOINES Nov 23 The state administrations drive to com pel the enforcement of theIowa liquor control law is receiving sup port from residents and county and city officials throughout the state Gov Clyde L Herring said today The governor asserted that the drive to clean up conditions pointed particularly toward beer vendors who are also selling hard liquor by the continue in full force until the state executive and the liquor control commission are satis fied that the Jowa law is being uni versally observed Governor Herring said that the liquor commission was strengthen ing its staff of enforcement agents by the addition of six new investi gators all of whom were former federal prohibition agents He declared that he had received assaurances of cooperation from many parts of the state and cited the expression of Congressman Fred Biermann who was a visitor at the governors office this this morning Representative Biermann told the governor that the finest reaction had been noted in the fourth district on the administrations law enforce ment program The governor reiterated his per sonal view thatpatrons of the es tablishments raided by liquor agents should not be taken into custody but that the entire strength of the investigating division should be di rected toward the illicit distributors The war budget voted today Hi nearly francs lew than that pf last butthere jno emergency appropriation then gueh as that granted years war budget was franca fat that time approximately L i Navy and airbudgets are separ ate from that ofwar The budget reporter informed parliament that Russiahadoffered France its inrthe event of conflict with Germany although government officials termed hia description of the circumstances aa The officials aaid v relations between France and are growing steadily closer that there are no military They said it would take 10 before the prewar FrancoRussian could be revived Has StrongArmy Russia has a strong and well equipped army which she offers us in case of conflict with stated Archimbaud Reichsfuehrer Hitler of Germany does not observe the Russia gave us the first warn ing and an understanding is ar ranged between He pictured Russias huge mili tary machine working with as the only means of maintain ing the peace of Europe Col Jean Fabry former minister of war asserted that Frances knowledge of German rearamament the details of German troops and information regarding the secret tan Puite J Column Mince Pie Season the services But unless these measures to provide new and permanent op portunities of employment are speedily made effective wo may soon find that shorter hours increased wages and increased production costs will not relieve but on the contrary may increase the problem of unemployment which must be Australian Bound Aviator at Detroit DETROIT Nov 23 ain Charles Ulm enroute to the acific coast from Montreal land ed at the country airport here shortly before 1 oclock eastern standard time this afternoon in tlie plane he hopes to fly to Melbourne Vustralia MAN KILLED AND TWO MISSING IN ELEVATOR BLAST BULLETIN OMAHA Nov 23 man was killed and two others reported missing in a terrific explosion that wrecked the west end of the Cargill elevator Seventythird and Dodge streets here at p m today Red Monahan working in the west end of clevivtor was killed and two men said to he working with him were reported missing Heads Insurance Men DES MOINES Nov 23 William C Children of Council Bluffs was elected 1935 president of the Iowa Association of Mutual i Insurance associations The mince pie season is at hand and every housewife should send forthwith for a copy of Every bodys Cook which contains one of the best recipes for home made mince meat that a kitchen chemist ever compounded Sixteen different ingredients go into this mince meat and is it good But if you dont care for mince pie you will find in this book tested recipes for pumpkin pie deep dish apple pie and all manner of pastry as well as for almost every kind of food that is served in the average home Send 15 cents in coin for your copy Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 1 Haskln director Washington D C I enclose 15c in coin carefully wrapped for Everybodys Cook Name Street City Mai to Washington D
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