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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1934, Mason City, Iowa E F S MCI ir or i North Iowas nortn lowas DAILY PAPER W Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTU IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 18 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 164 lowans in Washington Ifs Tourist Time in Capital Many See Sights By DONALD McGUIKE ASHINGTON April 18 Ti lts tourist time in Washington Long lines of sightseers head ed by guides daily wind through the tortuous cor ridors of the capitol stop to watch the sen ate struggle with the tariff bill then go on to the house cham ber along the route stopping to hear lectures on pictures statues and other sights Cherry blossom time observed for the first time with a formal festi val brings additional thousands to the banks of the Potomac to view the whitemantled trees In the congressional office build ings each senator and representa tive stops frequently in his work to greet friends from home Protests Consolidation Sights arent the only things that bring people to Washington however From Iowa last week came General M A Tinley of Coun cil Bluffs to protest against pro posed consolidation of the Omaha and Council Bluffs mail terminals Another visitor was Dr F L Williams head of the Des Moines veterans hospital who conferred with General Frank Hines head of the veterans bureau Over in the department of agri culture every day is Iowa day as the Hawkeye state natives gather for work Many Other lowans Besides the fact that Secretary Wallace and many of his chief as sistants are lowans there is a large number from the state sprinkled through Jist the department employe As an examplein the cornhog section of theAAA at least seven known lowans are employed Prof A G Black formerly of Iowa State college heads the section Among his employes areCecil A Johnson of Webster City Clarence Pechacek of Sioux City W O Fraser of Des Moines Arthur Thompson of Ames Katherine Shea of Sioux City and Ralph Moyer of Fairfield Secretary Wallace finds himsel with so many side duties as a result of his administration of the AAA along with the routine work of the department that he makes no ef fort to answer all the questions put to him in press conferences Must Call in Assistants He frequently refers the ques tioners to others in more direc charge Chester Davis administra tor of AAA is one of the chie spokemen and he frequently in turn refers the questions to others hear ing the special sections Seth Thomas of Fort Dodge solicitor o the department is called upon ti give his views on legal question put by the newsmen Secretary Ickes who handles thi huge business of the Public Work administration along with the in terior department is another whc must call upon his assistants t answer questions Esther Friesth of Humboldt former Iowa 4H club champion and a prominent Iowa State colleg coed is in Washington working or one of the First national 4H cltf fellowships She will complete a thesis Ou home economics and probably will return Iowa sometime in July Report Saving on County Road Bonds AMES April 18 state highway commission has reported an annual saving of inter est and 5240836 in premiums through refinancing of county pri mary road bonds Refinancing of 515037000 in bonds has just been completed under the direction of the commission in 50 Iowa counties PLAN US AID FOR HOME BUILDERS Doctor and Nurse Who Treated Dillinger Held 2 CHARGED WITH GIVING HELP TO INDIANAOUTLAW Arch Felon Blamed for Robbery of Bank in Louisiana MINNEAPOLIS April IS physician and nurse charged with treating the elusive John Dillinger arch felon after he was wounded in a machine gun fight with authori iea March 31 were held on bonds of today Specific charges against Dr Clay ton B May and Mrs Gurnlath La Delle were conspiracy to harbor a fugitive They were arraigned be fore United States Commissioner W T Goddard in St Paul Identification Made Though admitting they had state ments from the physician and nurse and an identification from them that the man Dr May treated was Dillinger authorities declined to dis close the probable extent of the des perados wounds The state law requires physicians to report all cases of gunshot wounds to authorities Dillinger was shot in his flight from the third floor of the apartment in which he had hidden with others of his new mob Evelyn Frechette his girl friend now in custody in Chicago escaped with him Found Bloodstains Bloodstains later attested to the fact that he was wounded before fleeing Two weeks ago it was known federal operatives were seeking a Minneapolis physician who had treated Dillinger It was understood Dillinger came to the physicians of fice unannounced with the explana tion he had suffered the wound acj cidentally It was reported the physician had received for treating the roan sought throughout the country by the federal government Robbed by Armed Band SHREVEPORT La April 18 bank of Montgomery in Grant Parish 85 miles south of Shreveport was robbed by an armed band this morning and the bank president said he believed the gang was led by John Dillinger no torious outlaw The gang invaded the bank at a m armed with a machine gun seized cash and fled in a car heading north toward Shreveport L D Wardlaw president of the bank advised local authorities that the bandits were led by a man whose features tallied with those of Dillinger whose picture was hang tag on the wall of the bank at the time of the robbery Wardlaw said the amount of loot was not immediately determined DOG HERO SAVED FROM DEATH Pal OCragsman national champion airedale cocked liis ears and wagged bis tall at Topeka Kans when he heard thatadministrators of the estate of his mistress Mrs Rolla J Parker had decided not to abide by her dying wish that he be chloroformed after her death Dr Charles W Bower veterinarian who had Pal in custody Is shown congratulat ing the winner of scores of blue ribbons on the change In his fate He Is to be kept from harm until a good home Isfound for him Associ ated Press Wea FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and cooler preceded by showers in the southeast portion early Thursday night Thursday air cooler in the south central and extreme cast portions MINNESOTA Generally fair colder in west and south por tions Wednesday night Thurs day fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday II Minimum in Night At 8 A M Wednesday fil Rainfall Trace CLEW FOUND IN LINDBERGH CASE Jafsie Called to Boston to View Photo Thought to Be of John BOSTON April Marshal John J 18 S Murphy today asked New York federal authori ties tp have Dr John F Jafsie Condon ransom conveyor in the Lindbergh kidnaping case come here to view a photograph believed to be that of the mysterious John who received the ransom money Marshal Murphy declined to di vulge where the photograph had been obtained The request that Dr Condon come here was forward ed to the U S marshal at New iork Dr Condon gave 50OCO to the stranger in a New York cemetery in what was to have been a step toward ultimate return of the child to its parents Mr and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh The finding of the Reveal Plot in France of RedRevolt Trotzky Hoped to Use February Riots to Set Up Rule PARIS April 18 sensa tional plot by Leou Trotzky to use the February riots to set up his own dictatorship in France by a red revolution was revealed in his party organ authorities disclosed today A revolution by armed workers militia was urged they said in a manifesto issued by the exiled for mer Russian leader after the fatal rioting in the streets of Paris on Feb 6 The two forces have just meas ured swords the manifesto said War Has Begun War has begun between thorn There is no possible peace but in a fight to death In the street by force will be decided the future The manifesto urged a vast workers alliance of all proletarian bodies and the organization of a workers militia without delay As a result of the new disclosures of the political activity of Trotzky the government was expected to speed its moves for his expulsion ordered yesterday Secret service police revealed that several days of grace have been granted Trotzy for his search in an attempt to find a country willing to accept him Not Pushing Him We are not pushing him one member of the secret service said despite the increasing information gathered regarding his plans for his fourth international One cannot condemn him to death this official said That is what his immediate departure would mean We are letting him find a haven Another official declared that re ports Trotzky is considering the United States and Spam are mere guesswork Appeals to Turkey ANKARA Turkey April 18 Unconfirmed reports said today that SIX POLICEMEN BEATEN BY MOB 500 Negroes Stage Riot in Protest at Closing of Cult DETROIT April IS police men were beaten and trampled this morning when they attempted to disperse a mob of Negro men wo men and children estimated by po lice to number 500 that had gathered to protest the closing of the University of Islam a negro cult Twenty persons including Police Inspector William Rick commander of the central station and five other policemen were given first aid treatment at police headquarters None was injured seriously The mob first gathered in Clinton street and after 15 minutes of fist fighting was dispersed A few min utes later the fighting was resumed in front of police headquarters A riot squad of 50 policemen finally scattered the demonstrators by using night sticks Some of the women in the crowd had babies in their anus Others led small children by the hand Apparently the crowd had gath ered to attend the arraignment in recorders court of 14 instructors in the University of Islam who were arrested Monday night in a raid on the cult headquarters The fighting started police said when a large Negro identified as one of the cult leaders shouted get the coppers BRANDS AIRMAIL SUITS ATTEMPT TOEVADELAW Crowley Says Action Is One Against U S Government WASHINGTON April 18 Karl A Crowley solicitor of the postoffice department today char acterized ainnail suits against Postmaster General Farley as a weak effort to evade the law which says that the United States govern ment cannot be sued without Its consent Four aviation companies whose airmail contracts were rircelltd to day asked the District of Columbia supreme court to enjoin Jamts A Farley from enforcing the cancella tion order and to award thsin dam ages The exact amount of the damages sought was not specified Attorneys said the companies had not yet been able to calculate their losses The companies were Boeing Air Trans port Inc National Air Transport Inc Pacific Air Transport and Var ney Airlines Give Farley 20 Days The court gave Farley 20 days to show cause why the injunction should not be granted Crowley pointed out that Trans continental and Western Airs ef forts to obtain a similar injunction failed in a New York Federal cour BecausTjtwSrdrfectedagainst th government The federal govern ment cannot be sued without its own consent Meanwhile senate airmail inves tigators heard Mark L Requa Cal ifornia republican national com mitteeman deny he had volunteered to call former Postmaster General Walter F Brown on the carpet in 1931 in the interest of century air lines He likewise denied he had sought aid for the company from President Hoover Volunteered to Aid Chairman Black DAla yester day read the committee letters which said Requa a close friend of Hoover had volunteered his aid to the company in obtaining an oppor tunity to bid for an airmail con tract Black today read into the record more communications between offi cials of the Century Air Lines re ferring to Requas friendship with former President Hoover and his pur ported disagreement with Browns airmail policy in 1931 Requa in reply said he did as sure Young he would do his best to obtain favorable consideration of the Century company Lay Aside Flans The house postoffice committee meantime agreed to lay aside its own permanent airmail legislation and report to the house soon a bill HELD AS FORGERY GANG MEMBER Jerome L Goldberg sought for months as a member of the notori ous Franks forgery gang ot New York and Florida Is shown with his wife In Cleveland as he awaited arraignment on a charge of assist ing in the embezzlement of from u national bank in Jackson ville Fla Found living quietly as a grocer Goldberg said he had been going straight Associated Press Samuel Insull Poses but Talk for Movies PRESIDENT WILL URGE MORTGAGE COMPANY SETUP Decides on Half Billion Works Fund for Next Fiscal Year WASHINGTON April 18 B President Roosevelt was expected in ongressional quarters today soon o recommend establishment of fed ral mortgage associations to lend o individuals wonting to construct r modernize their homes Coincident with house approval of he agreement with the senate on ederal guarantee of f home loan bonds Representative Smith D Wash told reporters de ails of the latest administration ilan for stimulating employment through the market for building ma erials The senate lias yet to act befoiv he home loan board guarantee goes o the white house Reported by Sniitli As reported by Smith the new lan would allow construction loan ip to 80 per cent of the value of Jie mortgaged property and run for 20 years at 0 per cent Homo modernization loans would bear the same interest be limited to L minimum and 52000 maxi mum for repayment over 10 years on monthly or quarterly bases The plan embraces a federal mu tual mortgage insurance corpora tion to insure mortgages covering the property on which loans would be made by the federal associations The latter would have federal capital each with power to issue bonds up to 15 times the cap childs body not far from the New Leon Trotzky who has Jersey home of the Lindberghs later revealed that whoever received the money could not have fulfilled his part of the bargain North Iowa Counties Join in WorkRelief DES MOINES April 18 Warren Wayne Winnebago Winne shick and Worth counties agreed to join the Iowa workrelief program after conferences with state emer gency relief officials here Polk county also decided to join been ordered out of France had tele graphed a request to the Turkish government for permission to return to the island of Prinkipo his former haven It was said Trotzky promised he would not interest himself in politi cal affairs should Turkey permit him to return lowiin Dies of Injuries CEDAR RAPIDS April 18 Howard Drach 21 Martelle died in a hospital here of injuries he suffer ed last Saturday in an automobile accident near here IOWA CITY VOTES FOR LIGHT PLANT Municipal Construction Wins at City Election by 145 Votes IOWA CITY April 18 a narrow margin of 145 ballots the voters of Iowa City today had placed their approval on the con structon of a municipal electric light plant here The final unofficial count of the special election held yesterday was 2955 for the municipally owned utility to 2810 against Although the election empowers the city council to build the plant the cost of which is estimated at it does not compel the council to do so Another battle over the issue is expected at a meeting of the council Thursday night when it will consider the question to give President Roosevelt the commission he wants to make a broad study of aviation policies Chairman Mead DN Y of the house committee said the new bill would be ready for house action in the next two or three days After Requa finished his testi mony before the senate committee T E Braniff president of Braniff Airways an Oklahoma company was questioned about meetings of independent operators at Kansas City in 1931 Watched Closely Second Stop of His Trip to U S ABOARD THE S S EX1LONA AT MILAZZO Sicily April 18 il Insull has softened his at itude photographers but he still isnt ready to talk for the films It was only a day or so ago that 16 angrily muttered this mug is my own when cameramen clamor ed for pictures Today however as he Exilona put in at Milazzo to take on 80 tons of olive oil he al tered his stand He agreed to pose for photo graphs but it was nothing doing o all entreaties that he say something for movie sound appara is The Exilona arrived at Milazzo at a m after a leisurely voy age from Catania On this the second stop since the ship left Turkey to return the for mer utilities financier to America for trial Insull was watched closely Ships officers joined Burton Y Berry of the Istanbul American em bassy staff in taking care that the aged captive did not work some scheme to give them the slip and escape to shore Insull gave them no reason for alarm He was up early and watch ed loading operations for more than an hour Then he retired to the sa lon and read ft novel Two Week Strike of Coal Miners in Iowa Nears End of Course DES MOINES April 18 velopments today indicated that the two week strike of Iowa coal min ers will have run its course by to morrow morning Local unions in Lucas Monroe and Marion coun ties were back in the pits this morn ing following conferences yesterday The 15 unions in Polk county were to decide whether they shall join the backtowork parade Midwest Officials of Howe Owners Loan Company Will Meet WASHINGTON April 18 State and district officials and the appraisal and local staffs of the Home Owners Loan corporation in Illinois Minnesota Iowa Misouri Wisconsin Indiana Ohio and Michi gan will meet in Chicago on April 39 and 20 at the invitation of the American Institute of Appraisers TINKHAM CLAIMS STUDIED AT TRIAL Subpoenas Issued for His Speeches and Letters About Cannon WASHINGTON April IS JV At the request of the defense in the trial of Bishop James Cannon Jr subpoenas were issued today for let ters and speeches made by Repre sentative Tinkham R Mass de manding that the Southern Method ist churchman be prosecuted Tinkham was the first to say pub licly that Bishop Cannon had not reported all the contributions he re ceived in 1928 to oppose the presi dential candidacy of Alfred E Smith The bishop and Miss Ada L Bur roughs are on trial in District of Columbia supreme court on a charge of conspiracy to violate the federa corrupt practices act by failure to report to the clerk of the house al of received from Edwin C Jameson New York insurance ex ecutive Tinkham made his assertions on the of the house and later re peated them outside after a chal lenge from Cannon The bishop sued for 500000 DEFICIT GREATER THAN LAST YEAR Figure at End of 9 Months and Half Exceeds AH 1933 Fiscal Year WASHINGTON April IS The treasury deficit for the fisca year ending June 30 today reach ed 53072988066 exceeding the def cit for the entire fiscal year of 1933 This figure is for nine months and 10 days MidApril financing involving the retirement of in se curities and the issuance of new treasury bonds operated to push up the deficit more than n one business day A principal factor in the sudden lump was a purchaS or bonds for the sinking fund whicl for the fiscal year must total S1SS 121500 It stood todav at 000 Has Cash Balance Despite the huge refunding oper ation which resulted in an expend ture item on the treasury statemen on its cash basis on April 16 o on the public debt the treasury still carried a cash balanc of This figure how ever included of pro fit on dollar devaluation The deficit on the corresponding day last year was A the end of the fiscal year on Juc 30 1933 it reached The entire refunding operation fo the middle of April when a billion in called fourth liberties had to met either through exchange fo the new treasury 3i bonds or ii cash has not yet been disclosed on treasury books But on April 16 5988206547 was placed in the pub lic debt column Near March Jtate April spending is holding close to the March rate in the emergency category The emergency outlays in the first 16 days of April were as against in the same March period but the huge sinking fund purchase pushed routine expenditures in April to as compared with in March The midApril treasury statement put total expenditures for the fiscal year at of which 107604765 were emergency outlays The sinking fund is the amount fixed by law for public debt retire ment The treasury purchases out standing obligations to the amount required and cancels them Three Killed in Iowa DES MOINES April 18 Three persona were killed and 237 injured in industrial accidents in Iowa duringMarch a report of Frank Wenig state industrial com missioner showed ital the insurance corporation The Home Loan bank board would charter the association Public Works Fund Tlio president and Ills aides dr cided upon a appropria tion for public works for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 Secretary Ickca public works ad ministrator upon leavingthe while house told reporters that 000 would be used for continuing during the coming year existing pro jects initiated under the 000 program The remaining will be used for new projects The will be ear marked in the general lump sum re lief appropriation to be asked short ly from congress Secretary Wallace whose depart ment is in charge of public road construction participated in the white house conference Rejects MeLeocl Bill President Roosevelt definitely cast aside today the McLeod bill for payment of depositors in closed banks in shaping up the adminis trations program for an early con clusion of congress He is confident of a satisfactory compromise on the tax revision bill and there are hints that the publi city of tax returns proposal ap proved by the senate may be modi fied to allow for executive action Mr Roosevelt wants some form of legislation to provide for labor me diation in place of the present Wag ner labor board established by exec utive order On General Principles A bill containing the general prin ciples of the measure proposed by Senator Wagner 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