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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                tPI OF 1 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI 1TVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 21 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 189 FEULINC CHANGES PLEA TO GUILTY Business Is RarintoGo All It Demands Is Chance Emery Contends By CHAKLES P STEWAKT ASHINGTON May is to go General Coun scl James A Em ery of the Na tional Associa tion of Manufac turers says it is anyway It is having a deal of trouble in getting started however he adds owing to the fa shion in which it is hobbled accor ding to the asso ciated manufac turers legal advi sor by what he refers to as political uncertainties Every Index Upward Virtually every business index says the manufacturers spokesman points upward During the prolonged depression the demand for business activity has accumulated unprecedentedly It is ready to burst over the dam if the dam isnt strengthened against it by the continuation of unreliabilities which caution expenditures both on large and a small scale only for purposes of immediate necessity Close to 20 billions which would give employment to 4000000 men for two years are pent up in the field of factory expansion renova tion and rehabilitation Would Halt Keforms Other billions are held back by toe nervousness of small consumers House Committee Approves Wagner Labor Bill ICKES WILL NOT ENTER FIGHT ON NEW RELIEF PAY Plans forJoint Session to Hear Bonus Veto Meet Barrier WASHINGTON May 21 The Wagner labor disputes bill long a center of controversy moved closer to congressional enactment today when the house labor commit tee gave it unanimous approval Fought by organized business groups the measure would set up a permanent labor relations board in sure employes the right to bargain collectively and outlaw company dominated unions The bill has been passed by the senate The committee acted just before the house conducted its annual memorial service for deceased mem bers and the senate wrangled anew in the grip of a filibuster against the i6Q 000000 naval appropria tions bill lekcs Wont Argue Downtown Secretary Ickes flatly refused to enter any controversy with labor leaders over reductions of wage payments on projects to be financed by the work fund He said however existing PWA wages higher than the ones announced yesterday would be maintained on PWA projects al ready underway MeanwhUe bonusleaderslieldan propriated by congress for work re lief besides reassuring the country acainst a future of still heavier tax ation It is of socalled reform legisla tion that General Counsel Emery is principally apprehensive He doesnt oppose all of the long1 run But if he says it is designed tc meet future situations rather than the present one it should beshelved until forced on the coun try to delay for readjustment while it is struggling to recover There may be something in this philosophy On the opposite Sentiment Behind Policy When the effects of chronic evils are apparent there is a public senti ment back of a policy of correcting the basic evils After their effects have ceased to be apparent a Dont rock the boat sentiment reasserts itself and the evils cannot be cor rected I mentioned this to General Coun sel Bmery Economic evils DO correct them selves in prosperous times he an swered Child labor for example practic ally was eliminated by agreements among manufacturers not by legis lation Similarly employment of women was by law but by voluntary agreement Better economic conditions dont wait on legislation but on recovery Socalled some of it genuine some counterfeit only re tards it Believes in Program Far be it from me to undcnvrite any views of James A Emery The National Association of Man ufacturers has a reputation as a very Toryistic organization I merely quote its ideas for what ever they may be worth The association undoubtedly does believe that its program of recov ery first and reform afterward is the logical one As to Jim North hes a free lance cartoonist He makes pictures for radicals as well as for conservatives It simply was by chance that he happenedin on my chat with James A Emery FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday slightly cooler in the northeast portion Tuesday nignt MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler in north and extreme east portions Tuesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 3 Minimum in Night 45 At 8 A M Tuesday 61 with conflicting claims of strength to override the veto of the Patman cash payment bill which President Roosevelt is expected to deliver in person tomorrow As the capita heard that Presi1 dent Roosevelt would reject any proposal for full and immediate pay ment of the bonus plans for a joint congressional session tomorrow to receive the veto message on the Pat man bill were blocked temporarily at least by Senators Steiwer R Ore and Long RLa Calls It Stage Meeting Steiwer held up action on the resolution to authorize the joint ses sion for almost an hour with a speech denouncing it as unconstito tional and merely a stage meet ing He said the idea was contrary to the spirit of our form of govern ment in that it would give the chief executives veto greater influ ence than it was designed to have Whats the idea of goingover there to listen to a message when he has already sent you word what Turn to PBKC 3 Column 2 MAC EWEN HEADS MEDICAL SCHOOL Anatomy Department Head Appointed Dean at State University of Iowa IOWA CITY May 21 appointment of Dr Ewen M Mac Ewen as dean of the University of Iowa college of medicine was an nounced today by Dr John T Mc Clintock chairman of the interim committee of the medical college Dr MacEwen will succeed Dr Henry F Houghton who resigned as ulty of the University of Chicago ulty of the Unicrsity of Chicago The newly appointed dean has been a member of the anatomy de partment faculty since 1912 and head of the department since 1931 He was graduated from the Uni versity of Iowa college of medicine in 1912 after receiving a bachelor 3f arts degree from Coe college in 1907 He was born at Greenwich Canada in 1885 Dr MacEwen is a fellow of the American Medical association a member of the American Associa tion of Anatomists tbe American Association of Physical Anthropolo gists and the American Association for the Advancement of science He has published widely in scien tific journals The college of medicine has been administered by an interim com mittee composed of three members of the medical faculty since Dr Houghtons resignation Members besides Dr McClintock have been Dr Howard L Beye and Dr Everett D riass Total Relief Earningsfor Iowa Larger DBS MOINES May 21 relief officials figured today the new relief wage scales announced n Washington D C yesterday will mean increased total earnings for Iowa relief workers through more hours of work even though at a essened rate Average monthly earnings of un skilled workers in March were 52295 for an average working per od of less than three six hour days The new scale ranges from in cities of less than 5000 population o in cities of more than 100 00 with surrounding urban areas counted at the same rate This new scale however is to be paid on a five day 40 hour week The announcement from Wash ngton states that the social se curity wage is intended to remove from relief all employable persons which means the workers will not receive supplemental aid given work relief clients now in the form of grocery clothing and fuel orders The skilled labor rate under the new plan is a month for a five day 40 hour week It was estimated the skilled work er in Folk county now earns an average of an hour works 11 lours a week and receives a total of a month on the average On the basis of these figures the skilled worker will receive about a month more under the new plan but will work more than three times as many hours Opposed to Mulock DES MOINES May 21 C Lewis Iowa Federation of Labor president said he had tele graphedHarrjrL relief administrator protesting ap pointment of E H Mulock Iowa Emergency Relief director as Iowa Works program director under the new federal works program Mulock now is in Washington D C where it is reported his ap pointment is being considered Lewis said he also had wired Senator Louis Murphy in protest Organized labor Lewis stated in his wire believes Mulock is not now and never has been in Sym pathy with the relief work program of the government Mulock is a low wage advocate and has done every thing in his power to prevent the scale as set by federal authorities from being put into effect in Iowa Lewis also declared he felt the work program wage scale an nounced by the government yester day is unfair and unjust This scale will have a tendency to wreck wage scales organized la bor has been years in building up I for one he declared would be willing to join in promoting eneral strike against this wage scale Dies of Burns From Kerosene Explosion FORT DODGE May 21 Marius Anderson 45 died in a hos pital here Monday night from burns received when a can of kerosene ignited when he attempted to light a fire in the forge of his black smith shop at Dayton Monday morning Floods Hit Dust Storms Area About a score were reported dead in Oklahoma and Texas as windstorms and floods hit the same regions earlier damaged by dust storms Top the Macltay baseball park in Waco Texas under five feet of water after torrential rains Below a home in Waco the Brzos river drove the family lo higher growtd Three Injured When Train Hits Landslide MONTGOMERY W Va May 21 Chesapeake and Ohio freight train ran into a landslide on the tracks at South Fayette early to day and plunged over an embank ment into the New river injuring three men one critically COOPER REFUSES ANY STATEMENT The Newspapers Can Go to Hell Says Former Iowa Liquor Chairman STURGIS S Dak May 21 Harold M Cooper former chairman of the Iowa liquor commission vis iting relatives here refused today to comment on district court action against him in Moines Monday Coopers attorney entered a plea of not guilty in his behalf yester day on charges of violating the state liquor control act by engaging in an election campaign The newspapers can go to hell said the former liquor commission chairman I am making no state ment for publication here I will be back in Iowa in a few days and will take care of matters the FATE OF PRICE NEARS JURORS Defense Attorney Declares State Failed to Prove Murder Case GLENWOOD May 21 case of Clarence Price 49 of Pa cific Junction charged with first degree murder in the death of Edith Kuhl 13 was expected to be given to the district court here this afternoon The last argument by Carl Cook special prosecutor began shortly before the noon recess and Cook said he expected to finish soon af ter court resumed Cook followed Norman Benung attorney for Price who argued that the state had failed to prove its case but that if the jury could not find Price innocent they should find guilty of second degree murder The state has asked the death penalty Edith Kuhl died a day after she had been beaten by a clubber March 20 Her sister Helen IT also beaten recovered and was a state witness Helen and her par ents Mr and Mrs J W Kuhl were in court today Attempt to Rescue American Believed in Hands of Bandits NANKING China May 21 As a result of representations by Nelson T Johnson United States minister to China the foreign of fice today instructed the Kwantung provincial government to attempt to rescue Father Harold Bush American missionary from Medford Mass who is believed to have fallen into the hands of bandits RAWLINGS NAMED FOR DUCKWORTH New County Attorney Takes Office as Kuhlmanns Hearing Opens SIOUX CITY May 21 rice Rawlings who last week was appointed acting county attorney when County Attorney Max Duck worth was suspended by court or der today was appointed by the Woodbury county board of super visors to succeed Duckworth follow ing the latters resignation Rawlings announced that he would ask the board to reappoint all of Duckworths assistants as well as Ole T Naglestad and Carlos W Goltz as special assistants ap pointed by the court and the board to conduct a grand jury graft inves tigation and to prosecute removal proceedings against Henry C Kuhl mann city commissioner of public safety Hearing Under Meanwhile the hearing on the Kuhlmann removal petition got un der way in district court before Judge W S Cooper of Winterset I who had been assigned by Acting Chief Justice E G Albert of the supreme court to hear the case H M Havner of Des Moines for mer Iowa attorney geenral acting for the special prosecutors intro duced a motion for a continuance of the hearing until May 28 on the grounds that Naglestad was con fined to his bed by sickness An af fidavit signed by Dr J M Krig sten attesting to Mr Naglestads illness was introduced On Defense Side On the defense side of the coun sel table were J W Kindig and F Turn to Filer 3 numn 1 HITLER ASSERTS GERMANY SEEKS TO KEEP PEACE Says Nation Not Afraid of War by Weakness or Cowardice By A D STJ5FFEKUD Copyright by The Auiclnled Press BERLIN May Hitler told the all the that the Ger many of today favors peace x x x neither out of weakness nor coward ice xxx We decry every war for the subjugation of foreign people Der Fuehrer made his address long awaited as a definite statement of Germanys relationship to the rest of the world after receiving an ovation by hundreds of thousands of cheering Germans packing the streets outside the Kroll opera house where the reichstag assembled I have the duty to speak per fectly openly Hitler told his audi audience which was mul tiplied by millions through radio The German nation has the right to demand this from me and I am determined to obey this demand If the Germany of today favors peace it favors it neither out oi weakness nor cowardice Nationa socialism the nazi party dog matically declines to entertain thi idea of national assimilation We give no instructions for the Ger manization otnonGerman names We flecry wariorthesubSugation o foreign people One Year Service PARIS May 21 Hava dispatch from Berlin today sai Germany had fixed the term o compulsory military service at one year Addition to Beef House of Rath Plant Is Completec WATERLOO May 21 addition to the beef house of Rath Packing company has been completed by the H A Maine com pany and will be occupied in about two weeks as soon as painting is finished and equipment installed The structure of brick and con crete five stories high is to be used for cooling and storage of beef SPANISH AVIATOR CROSSING OCEAN Heads for Natal Brazil on Flight to Mexico to See Sweetheart MADRID May 21 picture of his childhood sweethear in a pocket near his heart Juan Ignacio Pombo youthful Spams aviator was soaring over the South Atlantic today in his powerfu plane the Santander His immediate objective was Na tal Brazil his ultimate destination Mexico D F where he hopes t persuade comely Eleana Rivero whom he knew as a child in San tander to become his bride Pombo was reported in radio dis patches to have taken off frotr Bathurst Gambia West Africa a a m GMT p m yes terday He was assured o favorable weather conditions BEST IN FOUR YEARS April security flotations in New York amounted to the largest vol ume for o month since March 1931 They reflected in part the widespread movement of corporations to refund bond issues They con sisted of 45 bond issues marketed at 408000 and one stock issue of a face value of The months financing com pared with for 39 bond issues in March the only securities marketed and with in April 1934 when represented 42 bond issues and two stock issues Excepting of Federal Land bank consolidated per cent bonds due in 1955 most of last months offerings were state and municipal issues The total for this group was the largest for a month since March 1931 The largest single public utility bond issue since June 1931 was floated and one of the largest railroad flotations since July was included in the three offered The following issues were the leaders in their respective groups in April City of New York and 4 per cent cor porate stock State of Califor nia per cent relief bonds due from 1940 to 1949 Southern California Edison company refunding mortgage 3 per cent series due in 1960 Mo nongohela Railway company first mortgage 4s series A due in 1960 United Biscuit company of America 5 per cent de benture bonds due in 1950 and Federal Intermediary Credit bank 1 Viz per cent debentures running 3 6 and 9 months Sore Point in CornHog Pact Eased DBS MOINES May 21 f the sore points in the Iowa corn og program was eased today when Administrator Claude Vickard announced relaxation of est notions on farmers applications or permissible production Wickard announced five new un isual circumstances under which armers may increase production of orn and hogs under the program o a group of county allotment com mitteemen who met here to place heir troubles before him and work iut a means of strengthening the irogram One hundred and fifty chairmen if allotment committees members if committees field workers and owa committeemen attended the meeting At a closed session before Vickard addressed the group Ai red Williams chairman of the Montgomery county committee was elected chairman Unusual Circumstances The new unusual circumstances under which farmers may increase their corn or hog base are 1 Disease in 1931 causing less than normal production in base years 2 A new producer in 1933 who did not have a chance to establish a base 3 Lack of evidence for a signer in 1935 who did not sign a cornhog contract in 1934 and who cannot get evidence now 1 Loss of breeding stock through financial reverses in base years 5 Special change In hog raising Equipment hogbase and a producer who ihad an ab normally low corn base in the base years of 193233 and whose base is substantially below the 193031 average production for a larger corn basej Fill Out Applications The applications for permissible production are filled out by farm ers wishing to increase their corn or hog production because of condi tions during 193233 which resulted their receiving a low production base The immediate result of the new rulings is that applications which previously were rejected will be Turn FnRC 3 Column 1 NAME OCONNOR PARTY TO SLOT MACHINE GRAFT Attorney General Orders Probe of Page Claim to Grand Jury DES MOINES May 21 Eugene J Feuling Iowa democratic state chairman today pleaded guil ty to a charge of failing to report all campaign contributions and wag fined The democratic state leader yes terday had pleaded not guilty to the charge on which he was indict ed by a Polk county grand jury last week His trial had been set for May 27 In a surprise move he appeared today without counsel before Dis trict Judge Russell Jordan changed his plea and paid the fine which was imposed The democratic chairman issued a statement after leaving the Polk county courthouse expressing re JANE AODAMS IS SINKING RAPIDLY 75 Year Old Social Worker Fails After Operation in Chicago CHICAGO May 21 Jane Addams famous founder of Hull House was reported sinking rapidly today in Passavant hospital where she underwent a major oper ation Saturday Three physicians in attendance re ported Miss Addams was slowly lapsing into a coma and they held out little hope for her recovery Nearly 75 Miss Addams rallied en couragingly after the operation but took a turn for the worse early today Shortly before noon word spread in the hospital corridors that Miss Addams had lost consciousness and that only her powerful will to live was sustaining her No official an nouncement however came from the attending physicians Only One Visitor Only one visitor was allowed in her room He was her nephew James Weber Linn professor of English at the University of Chi cago Meanwhile the hospital was deluged with anxious inquiries about her condition Dr James A Britton Miss Art dams personal physician Dr A H Curtis and Dr Charles A Elliott came to her bedside early today to make every attempt to save her life Age Increases Danger Although seriously ill with her age adding to the danger Miss Ad dams had been described as hold ing her own late yesterday when she was able to take liquid nourish ment She sairi cheerfully I had a splendid night and feel much better It was her third major operation I On a world tour in 1923 she underj went an operation for tumor in a j Tokio hospital In 1931 she under went another in Johns Hopkins hosI pital Baltimore This one was not nearly so bad j Miss Addams told her doctors yes terday 1 gret that he was guilty of techni cal law violation OConnor Orders Frobe DES MOINES May 21 Atty Gen Edward L OConnor to day ordered an immediate investi gation of all the facts concerning the testimony of Floyd Page before the Polk county grand jury regard the alleged participation of the attorney general and his first assis tant in a setup for protection of slot machine operators The summary of grand jury testi mony filed in district court today quotedPage as his conversation with Tom Conroy Des Moines beer distributor at the time of the legislative liquor inves tigation Told Over Telephone Page the summary disclosed said Conroy told him that he Con roy late in 1932 was told over the elephone by a man who gave the name of Ed OConnor attorneygen eral elect to go to the office of Wal er Maley who now is assistant at torney The summary quoted Page as Conroy said Walter Maley Joe Gagen were there and I think he said Pete Rand but OConnor was not there and then and there they aid the foundation for the alleged setup for collecting graft from slot machines all over the state and that le Conroy was to be the man to whom the money was to go because hey said people would not suspect him and he was to divide the money our ways as I recall it he did not know where the money was to go except they told him it was to be divided four ways and he was to have onefourth of it Posed at State Agent He said he spent I believe three or four hundred dollars of his own money going out over the state sometimes in company with Gagea who he said at times represented himself as a state agent to scare Turn 3 Cnliimn Interested in Money Most people would label that Foolish Question No 1 but we are not referring to the money you spend or save but to coins collec tors gather and sell Everybodys Coin Book1 treats of the origin and development of coins of famous collections of rare curious and valuable pieces or strange customs that surround their use of how values and prices are established and of how to start a collection Experts have praised this un usual service booklet and beginners find it invaluable It may be ob tained only through our Washington Information 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