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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1934, Mason City, Iowa RLOM E ft 1 T M E M R T C P T OF I 0 f MO I fl I North DAILY PAPER Ifcftfeti for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITI VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRBE8 LEASED W1RB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 9 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 156 Differences of Opinion U S Direct Loans to Industry Seen Before Long AUTO BOARDS TROUBLES PILE UP By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON April 9 friendly difference of opinion be tween two of the federal govern ments most powerful agencies of finance prom ises to make di rect government loans to industry an actual fact before very long Jesse Jones chairman of the R ec o n struction Finance corpora tion and Eugene Black governor of the Federal Reserve board are the dispu tants i WILLIAM 5 BMtKHUD RFC contends the Federal Reserve board already has the authority to make such loans At three different times it contended the board has been given sufficient latitude by congress to make such loans but hasnt made use of the opportunity Congress has before it for consid eration a bill expressly giving the board such authority RFC likewise would be so empowered in a second bill which has been introduced The result may be that RFC wil force the Federal Reserve board to make such loans Inquiry Findings Differ Advance information is tha there will be a wide difference o opinion in the way the naval af fairs and military affairs commit tees of the house view the existin aw under which these two arms o the service enter into contracts fo equipment Both committees have been hold ing separate investigations into th question for weeks The committee on naval affairs i expected to find in its report tha the existing law is satisfactory Th military affairs body probably wil recommend all sorts of changes who should know say th th two liesiiittie fact that military af fairs went deeper into the questio than did the other committee The former hired a special inves tigator who went to the war deparl ment and made an extensive searc for all information on the subjec The latter committee was center with hearing the testimony of wil nesses invited to appear before it Bankhead Steps Up The death of North Carolina veteran representative and dean o the W jects one of the recognized bi shots of the house democrats eve further into the national limelight Bankhead of Alabama succeed Pou to the chairmanship of the pow erful committee on rules thus mak ing him a member of the triumvira which really leads the house The speaker floor leader an chairman of the rules committee ar the men who have the most say a to what shall and shall not be don in that body Bankhead since the democrats r captured the house in 1930 has bee one of the most influential amon the inner circle of house leaders A chairman of the rules committi now in his own right he assumes position of even greater importanc Brain Truster Says Wirt Was Victim of Joke BERLE ASSERTS In Serious Condition After Taking Poison HARLAN April 9 George Ramey 40 of Davenport was in a serious condition In a hos pital here today She attempted suicide over the grave of an infant daughter in a Harlan cemetery by drinking poison lowan Commits Suicide RED OAK April 9 R Young 48 formerly of Des Moines committed suicide by inhaling car bon monoxide gas in the garage at his home here Burial will be Dunlap HEATED DISPUTE CAUSES RECESS AT NRA HEARING Attorney for Alabama Coal Mines Charges Act Violation WASHINGTON April 9 leated dispute between John L lewis president of the United Mine Workers of America and Forney ohnston representative of Alaba ma commercial coal operators caus ed a brief recess today in the NRA earing on increased wages and shorter hours for miners Johnston after calling the NRA order for the wage and hour changes a violation of the recovery act said union representatives dur ng conferences with the operators eading to a wage contract had as sured the operators they had no in ention of initiatiing another wage acrease Sitting at One Side Lewis who had been sitting at one side during Johnstons speech interrupted with the question of whether Johnston meant to imply Jie union had a secret understand ng apart from the contract with the operators Johnston denied making such an implication Lewis persisted I made no such statement Johnston repeated Tou impliedit countered Lew I did not Then withdraw it Lewis said I implied nothing and withdraw nothing replied Johnston Interrupts Debate At this point Blackwell Smith of the NRA division interrupted the debate and asked the witnesses to confine themselves to direct state ments of fact Lewis asked the chair to instruct the witness not to make any nas ty foul implications The recess then was ordered The first to testify at the public hearings on the order Johnston said the temporary injunction ob tained in Alabama last week re straining NRA from enfocing the wage and hour scale was in no sense defiant or hypercritical of the administration Can Be Remedied The question said whethe the mistake we contend has been made can be remedied in time to prevent chaos or whether the militaristic idea of imposing these changes regardless will pre vail Hugh S Johnson NRA adminis trator arranged the public hearing to give operators a chance to file objections to the amendment to the bituminous coal code which ap proved March 31 by Johnson estab lished a seven hour day and a high er wage scale throughout the in dustry New Wage Pact Just prior to Johnsons action a majority of the operators in the large Appalachian fields had nego tiated a new wage agreement for one year with the United Mine Workers of America providing for AS POLICE BATTLED RIOTERS IN MINNEAPOLIS WITH D1LLINGER SOME OF BOYS WERE KIDDING Rainey Publishes 1932 Article Attributed to Educator PRINCETON N J April 9 U A Berle Jr New York ty chamberlain in on interview ublished in todays issue of the ally Princetonian said that harges of a red jilot to overthrow e government were the result of joke played on Dr William A by some of the boys The boys were not identified the Princeton undergraduate ublication but otherwise Berle old what he described as the in de story of the terrible scandal Heard Inside Story Ive just heard the inside story parade of some 6000 unemployed Friday in Minneapolis resulted in a serious riot hundrMte ol nolice charged the mob While no shots were fired the police used tear gas bombs in an attempt to disperse the mob This picture was taken during the worst part ot the rioting Central Press TIERNO LEAVES POLITICAL CARES ChicagoLeaderFoundSlain on Eve of Election in Illinois CHICAGO April 9 will have a primary election tomor row but Joseph Tierno politician in Chicagos bloody twentieth ward will take no part They found his body in the street yesterday with bullets in his back He was a precinct captain in a ward where there is bitter strife for control of the democratic or ganization but he was also seen walking with a young woman shortly before his death Police are uncertain whether politics or jeal ousy actuated the slayer They will keep their eye on the twentieth tomorrow nevertheless for it is a ward with a history of bloodshed In 1921 during a con test between Alderman John Powers and Antony DAndrea several per sons were killed Later DAndrea himself was shot to death Standing for renomination is Speaker Henry T Rainey of the national house His opponent is a former state representative James H Kirby of Petersburg Included in the primary are con tests for nomination of Two congressmenatlarge Congressmen in 25 districts where the democrats now are in the majority and some districts have no contests at SKf Wea in FORECAST XOWA Partly cloudy and cooler Monday night Tuesday probably fair MINNESOTA Partly cloudy colder in south portion Monday night Tuesday probably fair with rising temperature north and west portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 77 Minimum in Night 50 At 8 A M Monday 59 Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Eaturday 64 Minimum in Night 45 Tarn to Page 2 Column 2 BISHOP CANNON GOES ON TRIAL Churchman Miss Burroughs Both Enter Pleas of Not Guilty WASHINGTON April 9 Pi Bishop James Cannon Jr and Miss Ada L Burroughs today pleaded not guilty in criminal court to a charge that they conspired to vio late the corrupt practices act by failure to report all the antiSmith presidential campaign contributions they received in 1928 Miss Burroughs answered first in a quiet voice Cannon speaking loud enough to be heard throughout the courtroom then said not guilty Indications that issues that played a large part in the HooverSmith campaign more than five years ago would enter into the trial proceed ings came when the court and coun sel framed a question to test the jurors on their religious prohibition and political views Twelve persons were called to the jury box immediately after the arraignment 50 Men Trapped in Coal Mine in Japan by Explosion Saved TOKIO April 9 min ers trapped in Fukushirna coal mine were freed today through strenuous rescue work Ten of those rescued were ser iously injured The miners were trapped by gas explosion in the workings of the colliery near the city of Kukushima north of Tokio 120 Persons Killed in Peruvian Revoll LIMA Peru April 8 dis patch from Puno Peruvian port on Lake Titicaca the Bolivian bound ary appeared in the newspaper E Comercio saying 120 persons wer killed and sevceral hundred wounded in the revolt of military cadets las Thursday in La Paz Bolivian cap ital State Agent Fired at by Mine Picket UNIONTOWN Pa April 9 Snipers fired a fusillade of shots to day at an automobile in which Ship pen Lewis state investigator wa riding to a mining camp to inspec picket lines Between 100 and 15 rifle bullets came from the nearb hills No one was hurt Beh Forgery Trial Starts at Charged With Having Altered Ottumwa Document DAVENPORT April 9 Carleton D Beh Des Moines invest lent broker went on trial here to ay on a charge of forgery of a ublic document Beh was indicted by a federal rand jury at Ottumwa last Janu ary after an investigation of the owa public works administration He also was charged jointly with Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel with onspiracy to defraud the govern nent by obstructing the functions f the national industrial recovery ct Gather in Halls A large number of witnesses gathered in the halls of Davenports ew federal building awaiting ac ual proceedings Included were members of the city council of Ot umwa public works officials se ret service operatives and special nvestigators of the public works dministration The majority of witnesses at the rial willbe the same as those who estified at the grand jury hearings it Ottumwa U S Attorney Robert W Col lesh spent the morning in confer 3nce with special Prosecutor Wil liam H Hoover of Washington and Assistant District Attorneys Ray Fountain and Frank Wilson Beh Lawyers Arrive Beh arrived in Davenport from Des Moines this morning with his attorneys Merrill Gilmore of Ot tumwa and Gregory Brunk and Peter W Janss of Des Moines He is charged with having altered a public works application of the city of Ottumwa without the con sent of city officials Selection of a jury and openirj arguments by attorneys was sched uled for the first court session be fore Federal Judge Charles A Dewey PRESS HUNT FOR CLYDE BARROW Southwestern Eolice to Get No Rest Until Outlaw Is Caught KANSAS CITY April 9 Pi Southwestern peace officers went to work today with the knowledge thai there would be no rest for them unti Clyde Barrow is captured Accused of a dozen slayings the hantom desperado and his woman ompanion Bonnie Parker stil ere at large following their late dventure in slaying o al Campbell Miami Okla con table At the same time officers were nder orders to watch for another lusive desperado John Wooden un Dillinger now reported to i the southwest WeekEnd Developments Weekend developments in the earch for the two Discovery of Barrows abandonee motor car with two bullet holes in lie windshief near Ottawa Kans pproximately 100 miles from wher he killer and his two companion eleased Percy Boyd Commerce Oklachief of police who was kid aped following the slaying o ampbell A leter fom Raymond Hamilton scaped Texas convict to a Dalla awyer disclaiming any connection vith Barrows activities since th 4000 robbery of a Lancester Tex iank Feb 27 Has Joined Barrow Belief expressed by Texas officer hat Henry Methvin who escape rom prison with Hamilton ha oined up with Barrow Sheriffs deputies and police Yuma Ariz only a few miles fron the Mexican border ordered t maintain a vigil for Dillinger th killer who escaped from the Crow Point Ind jail with a wooden pisto Salt Lake City police also were in structed to be on the lookout fo Dillnger Officers were informed b department of justice agents tha lie was believed to be traveling in small motor car with Minnesota cense plates CHRONOLOGY OF CASE DES MOINES April 9 Chronology of the KraschelBeh case Nov 10 Gov Nel Kraschel removed as secretary o the Iowa public works advisory board Nov Ickes notifie Harold M Cooper chairman of th Iowa board of Kraschels dismissal Jan SDistrict Attornej Robert Colflesh called to Washing ton for conference with officials o departments of justice and interior Jan authorized b Attorney General Cummings t present Iowa public works case t grand jury in statement namin Lieut Gov Nels Kraschel an Carleton D Beh Jan grand jury in vestigatlon opens at Ottumwa Jan jury returns in Tlira fo Column n the terrible scandal said Eerie The good doctor was at a party ith some of the boys who arc con ected with things down in Wash ngton Wirt started asking a few uestions about the Roosevelt rev lution he was hearing so much bout They were all in pretty good pirits and relished kidding the redulous old duffer Confiding lat Roosevelt a Kerensky they aid that he was just waiting foi the right time to start his revo ution After two years there would be a Stalin who would take over the government Yes they continued the country is goin to the dogs Tugwell for Stalin But who is to be the Stalin the doctor pressed So having lei him thus far Mr Berle smilec they decided to take him for a good ong ride and said solemnly Rex ord G Tugwell is the man Thu intrigued the doctor wanted t know why Tugwell was slated fo he job Oh thats because we cal him Rex they gaily replied Now that story is absolutely on he level I believe that President Roose velt will seek to have his licensinf Dower which is his main whip ove ndustry renewed when it expire n June since there is every reasoi to think that the president docs no hold the NRA a temporary meas ure but believes it should becom a permanent part of our naliona scheme why should he wish to giy up his main weapon of defense Talks of Revolution WASHINGTON April 9 Speaker Rainey today made publi an article attributed to Dr Willian A Wirt in which the statement wa made that if a revolution is neces sary to assure the citizen the righ o live the proletariat will give t hat Copies of four mimeographed an icles all bearing the line copyrigh 1932 by William A Wirt wei iven to newspapermen shortly afte the speaker said there isnt an thing we are doing now that Wirt didnt favor in 1932 Will Appear Tuesday Dr Wirt is to appear before a s cial house committee tomorrow testify about a brain truster wh he says told him a revolution WE process in which Presiden Roosevelt a Kerensky at presen Turn In Fane 3 Column 51 Evelyn Frcchettl girl friend ot John Dillinger Indiana out law fugitive believed to have fled with the liadnian when he escaped a police trap in St Paul COLD DILLINGER TRAIL IS FOUND Outlaw Left Car in Mankato but Never Came Back to Get It ST PAUL April 9 The un tiring hunters of John Dillinger Americas No 1 bad man had come today across his elusive trail and found it cold By their abandonment last night of a vigil at a Mankato Minn arage officers disclosed that they had discovered the automobile used by Dillinger and his woman com panion Evelyn Frechetli when they fled from the twin cities March 31 after narrowly escaping capture For a week the garage has been closely watched in the hope that Dillinger or one of his gang would return for the automobile The car was left there shortly after the escape from the twin cities with orders that it be painted a differ ent color and thn name plates filed off Discovery of the car at Mankato together with other evidence uncov Tiirn I Inire 2 Column T 1880 Iowa Men Get Work During March DES MOINES April 9 total of 1880 men and 270 women were placed at work during March by the statefederal employment of fices Frank E Wcnig state labor commissioner said HUDSON MOTOR PLANT CLOSES STRIKES CALLED Auto Firm Not Able to Get Parts Because of Walkout DETROIT April 9 Hud son Motor Car company announced shutdown effective at 1 p m to day because of inability to obtain parts particularly those manufac tured by the Motor Products corn puny where a strike isin progress The shutdown was announced by J Edward Schipper public relations representative of the company who said the plant will remain shut un til ve get a new source of supply or the strike at Motor Products is settled The shutdown at the plant throws 18000 employes out of work No Jjibor Trouble Company officials emphasized there is no labor trouble at the Hud son plant and that the shutdown was necessitated solely because sup pliers could not furnish material needed to continue production Approximately 1000 workers of the Motor Products company went on strike last week their walk out resulting in a suspension work by about 4600 other employes of the company Edward McGrady assistant to Gen Hugh S Johnson NRA heau vho is sitting with the federal auto mobile labor board here said today that the Motor Products strike is considered the key problem con fronting the labor tribunal and add ed that the strike in that plant must be hall tlie oooaK ing automobile industryis to be paralyzed at the height of the pro duction season Union Leaders Provoked Dissatisfaction among labor union officials was added to the diffi culties facing the national labor board Meanwhile several hundred employes of the DetroitMichigan Stove company went on strike de manding a 20 per cent wage in crease and a 36 hour five day week Some disorder developed at the stove company plant this afternoon when workmen returning to tie plant after lunch were attacked by a group of strikers who had been picketing the plant All the fighting was done with fists and a half dozen patrolmen stationed at the plant managed to separate the combatants before ser ious damage was done 300 Men at Work John Fry vice president of the company announced this afternoon that 300 men were at work in the plant The board said Dr Leo Wol Tum to Page 2 Column 6 Shoe Workers Vote to End Their Strike HAVERHILL Mass April 9 shoe workers on the strike for the past five weeks voted this morning to return to work to norrow after accepting price adjust ments procured by the union district council Petition Filed in House on McLeods Bank Bill Aviation Pioneers to Be Pallbearers at Riffle Funeral CHICAGO April 9 in aviation were selected as pall bearers for the funeral of Ira Biffle flying instructor of Col Charles Lindbergh Biffle whose instruction of pilots won him the title of pilot of pilots will be buried tomorrow His pallbearers include Jack Knight known as the first airmail pilot Clyde Holbrook war ace E Hamilton Lee oldest pilot in Amer ica in terms of flying hours Homer Cole former war flyer and David Behnckc president of the airline pilots association Biffle died Saturday in a hospital charity ward Famous flyers includ ing Lindbergh subscribed to a fund for his burial RFC Opposes Act t Pay Depositors in Closed Banks WASHINGTON April 9 petition was filed in the house to day asking that the banking com mittee immediately report the Mc Leod bill calling for a government al payoff to depositors in closed federal reserve member banks Opposition of the RFC to the bill was expressed meanwhile by Jesse H Jones corporation chairman The petition was filed by Repre sentative Wideman D Representative McLeod R Mich said a dozen members of the house were prepared to sign the request immediately and that there were prospects that 145 the necessary number to bring the bill to the floor for immediate consid eration would be obtained today Time Too Short McLeod said this procedure was being followed because action by ihe present session of congress probably would not be possible un der the ordinary course of events As another development Repre sentative Brown D Mich said he is preparing a bill to substitute for the McLeod measure McLeods bill provides for a 100 per cent payment by the Recon struction Finance corporation tc depositors in closed national ant federal reserve banks The RFC would purchase the remaining as sets of such banks and liquidate them over a 10 year period Senate Debates Taxes Browns proposal includes state banks that are not members of the federal reserve system and pro vide for depositors who havi signed waivers to effect a reorgani zation and rcopenin The senate today plan reached it fourth session of debate on the revenue bill with a final vote ex pected tomorrow or Wednesday A fight with the house was in pros pect with levies greatly boosted over those contained in the mea sure passed by the lower body Modern Manners There are no laws of etiquet but custom and usage have established an exacting code of good form No hostess can afford to neglect these social graces They are the secret of successful parties Modern Man ners a useful 32 page booklet with colored cover available only through our Washington Information bureau offers a convenient 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