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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                              I I 3 ME M I LPT OF I NORTH iOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI riVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlllB aKKVlCB MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 26 1934 THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS 8EUT1OH ONE NO 39 NRA Veiled in Secrecy No Other New Deal Agencys Future So Uncertain By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Nov 26 agency of the new deal is cloaked in more secrecy or its future more un certain at pres ent than the once all impor tant NRA The national industrial recov ery act creating NRA will expire next June 16 un less renewed by congress but no one seems to 3 s know what the 11 future holds for the Blue Eagle Members of NIRB which succeed ed Gen Hugh Johnson as admin istrator have been at work for something like two months suppos edly engaged in the job of salvaging but no one knows what has been done They meet daily in secret have conferred with the president several times but that is all the public ifest knows of their operations The fa iSlsl SImous fish bowl of the John son era at NRA has disappeared completely Stuying Blue Eagle This official silence on the part of the administrators has given rise to all sorts of rumors as to what the future has in store for NRA One day rumor will have it that NIRB is allset to scrap NRA An I other day the report gets around jj that all the pricefixing and produc IjiUtioncontrol provisions of the codes Ijjlare to be discarded Again it is heard that plans are being laid to in industrial production fjwith the government guaranteeing loss The most plausible explanation of what actually is happening behind the scenes at NBA is that members loyery board some intense studying of NRA and the Blue Eagle The growth of the two has been enormous so much so fn fact that result some say is a hodgepodge of contradictions and problems Codes were thrown together tily and without careful study of their effect NIRB is now going about the task of attempting to re store order and is saying nothing until the job is completed They Want It to Stay There are few however who be lieve that NRA is to be scrapped entirely They areconvinced enough good has been found in NRA to in sure its continuance in some form after June 16 1935 when the act expires Several thingg appear to make this certain For one thing labor will demand of the next congress that Section 7A of the recovery act be made per manent or retained in some slightly modified form And labor is con fident it has the necessarynumber of votes Then too industry itself in sev eral important instances has no de sire to return to the old order The administration wants NRA to stay because it provides the machin ery for keeping in contact with in dustry If the time comes when it thinks it necessary for the govern ment to assume a tighter grip on in dustry to speed up recovery NRA might provide the means FORECAST IOWA Occasional rain prob able Monday night and Tues day somewhat warmer north east portion Monday night colder In west Tuesday MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy probably occasional rain or snow in east portion Monday night and Tuesday colder on Tuesday and in northwest por tion Monday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 44 Minimum in Night 33 Precipitation 11 Figures for like period ending at At 8 A M Monday 34 Maximum Saturday 43 Minimum in Night 34 At 8 A M Sunday gg A drizzle rain which got under way in the late evening Sunday continued on through the night and emerged into snow at 9 oclock Monday forenoon Novembers to tal precipitation was brought to by Sunday nights addition of n little more than a tenth of an inch This is more than twice Ma son Citys normal November mois Sure which is inches HUNT SECRETARY OF SLAIN MAN Wallace Sees True Democracy for America PINS NEW DEAL HOPESUPONAAA CONTROL PLANS Points Out Way Farmer Are Working Together in Local Groups By STEPHEN J McDONOUGH WASHINGTON Nov 26 Secretary Henry A Wallace peered into the future today and saw the possibility of a true democracy for America The agriculture secretary whom new dealers hail as one of their top notch thinkers and philosophers pinned his hopes in part on the work of fanners in production control as sociations These are local groups that take a hand in adjusting loca problems as part of AAAs gigantic attempt to restore agriculture In the long view of Wallace told the Associated Press things that are happening now on the farms of the country may be the beginning of a new ep och in which democracy embracing the economic as well as the politi cal field becomes for the first time a Sees Strong Possibility As far as agricultural adjustmen is concerned the secretary added I think there is a strong possi bility that the local groups will one day take over all the work of agri culturaladjustment except those national decisions which can be bes made by aceritral organization coi relating the needs and productivity of all Illustrating the point he reiter ated a statement from his book New which said A modern democracy in my opinion is essentially a graded hier archy of New England town meet ings with responsible democratical ly selected people dealing with the hard facts at every step Methods Point Way Again and again the methods employed by county control associ ations inthe AAA seem to me to point the The secretary hopes that the peo ple will respond to this movement He acknowledged that the control associations which make necessary adjustments with individual farm had made sands of A few of these were deliberate with intent to de fraud he said hut most of them honestly developed the concept of justice for the parts in terms of the The men and women in these groups and the people with whom they dealt dropped the mean grasping local attitude and stretched their he said rather proudly IOWAN PROMISED AID BY UTILITIES Senate Gets Trade Groups Report on Textbook by Raymond WASHINGTON Nov 26 Assertion that Dean William C Raymond late dean of the engineer ing school of the University of Iowa was assured financial andcir culation assistance for his public utility textbook by the National Light association was made in a report by the federal trade commis sion to the senate here today The commission contended that the light association offered its aid as part of its good will campaign among educators and educational institutions Contained in the report were ex cerpts from letters written by Dean Raymond John J Gilchrist chair man of the Illinois committee on public utilities information and Jo seph Carmichael director of the Iowa committee of public utilities information The letters contained offers from both Gilchrist and Car michael to give any aid possible Says Robson Wrote Extortion Letters PHOENIX Nov 26 Charles A Appel department of justice handwriting expert testified today extortion notes in the June Robles kidnaping and specimens of Oscar H Robsons handwriting in troduced by the government at Rob sons preliminary hearing were written by the same i Solution to Mystery of Bodies Seen Link Death of Three Children to Slaying of Man Woman By LEO W SHERIDAN CARLISLE Nov A solution of the mystery surround ing the death of three little girls whose bodies were found along a lonely mountain road turned more strongly today toward a tragedy at Duncansville near Altoona where a manand a woman were found shot to death Paul White a Harrisburg bus driver tentatively Identified a pho tograph of the woman in the Dun cansville tragedy as the woman who made a trip on his bus from New York to Harrisburg Wednes day accompanied by three chil dren Identifies S Bodies White previously said he was cer tain the bodies of the three chil dren in a morgue here were those of the children who made the trip with the woman White said the photograph looks like said Lieut Harry E Mc Elroy chief of detectives of the Pennsylvania state police in an nouncing the partial identification McElroy said the bus driver left immediately for Altona to take a good look at the body of the wo Neither victim of the Dun cansville tragedy has been identi fied No Trace of Monoxide Meantime the examination for of death of timswas further complicatedVy a report by Dr George R Moffitt that he found no trace of carbon monoxide poisoning or asphyxia tion in the bodies of the girls The physician also reported no ev idence of criminal assault Dr Moffitt reported he is continuing his analysis of specimens of the girls bloods for traces of other poi sons The analysis was ordered af ter autopsies failed to show the cause of death 1 State police learned that coats worn by the girls came from a New York manufacturer and that their shoes came from Auburn Square Mass Greek Newspapers Attack America for Insull Persecution ATHENS Nov 26 every Greek newspaper made scath ing attacks on the United States to day charging it with having perse cuted Samuel Insull an unfortun ate but great Bullying of Greece by America also was charged in connection with the long negotiations for Insuils extradition while he was a fugitive here The newspapers said Greek justice was superior to that in the United States Death Mystery Puzzles Police A puzzling mystery followed the discovery of the bodies of three little girls on a rainsoaked mountainside near Carlisle and state police attempted it to the fatal snooting of a couple near Dun cansville Pa Tcp picture shows the scene of the finding of the bodies oj the girls and below are John E Clark left and Clark Jarfline caretakers of an estate who made the discovery Associated Press Governor Olson Asks 5 Millions a Month in Minnesota Relief WASHINGTON Nov 26 CB Gov Floyd B Olson of Minnesota said today he was confident the federal relief administration would grant all or at least a substantial part of his requested increase trt re lief funds for the winter months The total would be month To Waive Inquest in Cedar Falls Mishap CEDARFALLS Nov 26 luest will be waived in the death lere Saturday night of George Tap ten 26 of Wessington Springs S who was impaled on a heavy ilank in an auto accident Black Jawk County Coroner Sidney Srnight decided opping SENTIMENT FOR BONUS STRONG Senate7 Leaders Report to F R at Discussion of Congress Plans WARM SPRINGS Nov 26 legislative dis cussions were opened today by Pres ident Roosevelt with Senators Rob inson of Arkansas and Harrison of Mississippi who brought word of improved business conditions and a statement that sentiment for the bonus payment in the senate was The senators floor leader and fi nance chairman respectively de clined to go into details of the legis lative program pending the meeting with the president which began at noon Mr Roosevelt drove his open car down to the Georgia hall to pick up the senate leaders They say this is the he remarked with a chuckle as the two southern senators came over to the car wearing overcoats Robin son and Harrison joined by Rex ford G Tugwell undersecretary of agriculture pulled up their coat col lars silently and started for the lit tle white house cottage Youth Wanted for Iowa Robbery Held CHICAGO Nov 26 Ryan 16 arrested at the request of Iowa officials in connection with the robbery a Des Moines hardware store and theft of an auto and from Walter Wharton of Newton was identified by three Chicago gro cers and a customer as having held them up NAME STANFORD FOR ROSE BOWL PASADENA Nov 26 the second consecutive year Stanford was selected today to rep resent the west in the annual Rose Tournament Years day football game New SEES CUBE FOR SHIPPING ILLS Eastman Rail CoOrdinator Says Should Rule AH Transportation ST LOUIS Nov 26 B Eastman federal coordinator of transportation today told members of the Mississippi Valley association that interstate commerce commis sion control of all transportation facilities would cure the shipping ills of the nation Speaking at the sixteenth annual convention of the association the coordinator said the country needs the btst system of transportation that can be provided and one which will utilize every means of transport to the best advantage each in its proper place and with a maximum of cooperation and a minimum of uneconomic duplication and waste One Great Trouble One great trouble as I see he said is that while transporta tion is a very live subject and there is plenty of talk about it the talk is mostly by partisans Each form of carriage has its own particular watch dogs and to make the meiee still hotter there is another lineup of the watch dogs of the investor of labor of shippers and of com munities The only interest which has lack ed a watch dog has been the gener al public interest I am trying to occupy a small part of that vacancy and living in hope that I shall not be chewed up in the Backbone of System Pointing to the railroads as the backbone of our transportation the coordinator told the waterways advocates the health of the railroads is essential to sound transportation health Serious and widespread impairment of their se curities therefore has far reaching and demoralizing consequences quite apart from any transportation effect The thesis I am going to under take to defend here is federal reg ulation of all important forms of transportation including water car riers and their porttoport rales REFUSES TO GIVE UP 2 SUSPECTS IN KING SLAYING Italy Defies Yugoslavia and French Request for Extradition Copyright 1U34 By I he Atunclalvd ROME Nov today openly defied Yugoslavias attempt to investigate the plot that result ed in the assassination of King Alexander at Marseille last month by refusing Frances demand for the extradition of two alleged prin cipals The court of appeals at Turin ruled against Frances request for Dr Ante Pavelich alleged terrorist wader and bis supposed assistant Egon Kvaternik Both have been under arrest in Italy since shortly after the murder of Alexander and Louis Barthou the late foreign min ister of France Three Line Communique A curt three line communique is sued this afternoon announced that the court of appeals had decided the extradition must not be con ceded to This was the second blow Italy has delivered to Yugoslavia in two days Saturday she demanded flat ly that the league of cations council immediately hear Yugoslavias grave charges that the Marseille as gary and an Italian government spokesman said Italy and Hungary will be joined by Austria in present ing a united front at Geneva when Yugoslavias charge is heard Demands Extradition France acting on the urgent sug gestion of Yugoslavia demanded the extradition of Pavelich on lie ground that several alleged accom plices arrested in France named him as their leader He was the ac knowledged head of the Ustachi A Crotian organization aimed at lib erating Croatia from Yugoslavia control That Frances demand would be met with a negative reply was a foregone conclusion since France had denied 42 Italian requests for the extradition of political exiles in recent years However diplomatic sources said that the Italian deci sion coming at this delicate mo ment would further complicate the situation and embitter the Italo Yugoslav relations still more Demand Benes Withdraw GENEVA Nov 26 today demanded that Dr Eduard Benes foreign minister of Czecho slovakia withdraw as president of the league of nations council when that body considers the dispute be tween Yugoslavia and Hungary over the assassination of the late King Alexander In its communication today Hun gary pointed out that Czechoslovak ia is a member of the little entente with Yugoslavia and Rumania and that since the charges are of ex ceptional gravity neighborly rela tions are thereby endangered The Hungarian communications said that since the rules of the league will continue as president during the next session of the council the situation will be embarrassing unless he resigns be cause he is not only the foreign minister of Czechoslovakia but is also a member of the permanent council of the little entente which has as a whole supported the Yugo slav charges Fun to Be Broke The story of Alexander Ec tor Orr Munsell that he gave away his last million dollars in order to know the of being broke was confirmed by his rMunsell oi San Francisco The erstwhile millionaire was found in a New York government shelter As sociated Press TO DETERMINE INSULL ACTION Cummings Summons Attor ney From Chicago to De cide on Other Cases WASHINGTON Nov 26 Attorney General Cummings today summoned United States Attorney Dwight H Green from Chicago for a conference to determine disposi tion of indictments still pending against Samuel Insull and his asso ciates Cummings told reporters Mr Green will be here tomorrow We will hold a conference to determine what proceedings should be Cummings indicated that the principal indictment remaining against the former utilities oper ator was that of violating the bank ruptcy act Dreams of Vindication CHICAGO Nov 26 Th e dream of complete vindication surg ed high in Samuel Insull today His first battle won with the speedy acquittal Saturday of him self and 16 codefendants on charges of a mail fraud he former financier said I am ready to face these other rials that are pending I have been vindicated in this case and I am confident that I will be vindi cated in the Government Silent The government was silent re garding further prosecution of In sull and his associates on bankrupt charges and no disposition of Turn S Column 2t Report Robinson Stoll Kidnaper Suspect Seen by the interstate commerce comrolsj Their NASHVILLE Nov 26 JP announced today they had a report Thomas H Robinson accused as the kidnaper of Mrs Berry V Stoll of Louisville for 00 ransom was seen late Saturday n Franklin 18 miles from nere They said every effort was be ing made to capture the former university student who was report ed to police as hitchhiking toward Nashville C B Faris Nashville insurance agent telephoned the Nashville po ice last night from Huntsville hat Robinson had been seen Police said Faris told them that enroute to Huntsville he picked up two hitchhikers a man and wife Their story that Robinson 1 hitchhiked with them Saturday from Elizabethtown to Frank lin Tenn They identified the man Faris said by department of jus tice pictures I dont have to hitchhike but I prefer to do they quoted the youth He told them they related that he had plenty of money that he had been in Chicago and was enroute to Nashville and would re turn to Chicago in a few days Called Bedtime WASHINGTON Nov 26 report that Thomas H Robinson alleged kidnaper of Mrs Alice Speed Stoll Louisville social leader had been seen at Franklin was characterized as a bedtime story today by J Edgar Hoover investigative chief for the depart ment of justice SEARCH STARTS UPON FINDING OF BODY IN BARREL Body of Victim Taken to Cincinnati Following Columbus Killing COLUMBUS Ohio Nov 26 Detective O C Kaffitz this after noon announced that a search had been started for J S Herman sec retary to Alvin Brunner slain trav eling jewelry auctioneer whose body was found early today stuffed in a barrel at Cncinnati Kaffitz said a witness had estab lished definitely that Herman drove away in Stunners car from the rear of the Merz jewelry store here where the slaying occurred The witness Kaffitz said told of seeing a barrel tied to the rear of the car when Berman left about noon Sunday It was shortly after midnght that Brunners body a bul let hole in the head wa found in a barrel which had been left in a pri vate garage at Cincinnati lull and Slender Kaffilz described Berman as about 35 Jewish 5 feet 10 inches tall slender weighing about 140 to 145 pounds dressed in a dark blue sui with a dark gray hat Although Berman Is not a neat dresser Kaffitz said he pjresents a good appearance and is a smooth We expect to learn something definite within a few the detective said Disclosing new clews to the crime Detective Chief Ebrtglit said Find Blood Spot We found that a gun was miss the blood spot in the rear of the store and we determined that a barrel was missing from a bakery nearby It probably was the barrel in which the mans body was found at Cin cinnati We are satisfied but naturally not definitely sure that the killing took place here We are reasonably sure of the identification of the body as that of The Ebright said was established from little articles found in the barrel One of those was a pillow slip and there was a piece of package wrapping ribbon bearing the name of the jewelry store Rinehart Merz jeweler 40 East Main Had Planned Sale We learned that Brunner if it was his body had planned to hold a sale at the store which is in the hands of a receiver and that he had a key to the The body was found at Cincin nati shortly after midnight last night Unclothed it had been stuffed into a barrel which was found in a garage in the basement of a home in Avondale Cincinnati suburban center of Jewish popula tion The identification Ebright said was made by Mr and Mrs Rein hard Merz proprietors of the jewelry store here who said Brun ner and another man had conducted an auction at the store Saturday Garage Kented Sunday The garage in which the barrel was found was rented Sunday to a fTiirn tfl 1nKR 3 Onltimn 4 Know Your County The New Map of North America is one of the most valuable publi cations ever offered our readers It is printed in four distinctive colors It depicts all of the Western hemi sphere from Peary Land in north ernmost Greenland to the Isthmus of Panama and the northern section of South America All geographical and political divisions are presented and all the lettering is in easily leg ible type On the reverse side of the map are the latest statistical tables giving areas populations rivers mountains largest cities exports and imports steamship distances between 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