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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1933, Mason City, Iowa f North Iowas Free Gate Fair Aug 21 to 26 rOL XIX THK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 18 1933 Woman Has Vital Post Mrs Rumsey Heads NRA Consumers Board Aug is up the most important jobs In the NRA is held by a womanMrs Mary Harriman Rurasey of New York of the consumers advisory board That ier du ties have been exacting was in dicated recently when a nervous breakdown brought orders from her physi cian that she must rest for a few days The enforced vacation came at HWVJWUJ JO 01700 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS 0KB 272 WALLACE DETAILS HOG PROGRAM m Wlth a member of her committee a dis pute m which she had asserted Sbt3 as a cently called Consumer Safeguard is to protect the to it j a member Mrs wife of the NRA ad numstrator naming her also to the complaint committee Mrs Rumsey has become one of the most familiar figures at NRA headquarters At every code hear ing and at times there are as many as three going on at one time she may be seen And like the other of ficials of the NRA she Is at her of ncein the department of commerce building late at night Busy Heiress The daughter and heiress of E J in addition to her work at the NRA has two Virginia farms to run as well as an estate in New York There are three children to be looked after She is a personal friend of Fran ces Perkins secretary of labor and Jjvajiwlth She L Continue Drive to Get Coal and Steel Under NRA Banner WASHINGTON Aug 18 Steel coal and oil absorbed the con centrated efforts of President Roose velts recovery administration today after a big automobile gathering from which Henry Ford was absent heard Hugh S Johnsons blunt warning there would be no excep tions whether large or small This code when approved will be administered without fear or fa vor Johnson said to the automo bile men It is a matter of regret that the recommended code does not include 100 per cent of the manu facturers and I hope that condition will not long continue It was considered that Ford was the main target for his statements Can Apply Licensing Immediately afterward Johnson told his press conference I havent even thought yet of the disciplin ary powers in the law but added they were put there to be used if necessary and would be if occasion arose Federal licensing could be applied under the law i The recovery chieftain said he nii otiOn curbingprice supervising all code to President Roosevelt today but was ready to correct any mistakes pointed out by oil men during the morning in numerous complaints filed with him Such corrections in the charter he indicated would be only minor changes after a night Mrs Johnson Grievances from ProofreadlnS by the industry those in large or small industries No Steel Agreement uties is to educate the public It is up to her and those in her office to get the public to buy only with those that display the establishments Blue Eagle Complaints from various individ uals are handled in her division by James Roosevelt Oldest Son of President Coming Wires Dunn He Will Be in Mason City on Sept 3 Auto Industry Told No One JOHNSON SORRY AT FAILURE OF FORO TO ATTEND James Roosevelt oldest son of President Roosevelt will be in Ma son City Sept 3 according to a telegram received Friday by B G Dunn I took the matter up with young Mr Roosevelt some two months ago and asked him to come to Mason City Mr Dunn stated The message from Mr Roosevelt to the Mason City attorney was as follows Will be with you Sept 3 Look ing forward to meeting you again If the weather is favorable ar rangements will be made to have Mr Roosevelt speak at the North Iowa fairgrounds Mr Dunn stated i f V S w JAMES ROOSEVELT are given the same attention Checking Up Those who violate the presidents reemployment agreement will hear from Mrs Rumseys division The difficulties will be aired aplenty the idea being that It will be up to the public to make a de cision as to fair play Mrs Rumsey after the prelimin ary stages of the NRA are over probably will be one of the most im portant figures in the national re administration Now pressure is being brought to bear to get all industries Into a code of fair competition It will be her responsibility to see that fair play prevails after the in dustries ate sigjied up Meanest Thief Gets 15 Pairs of Diapers CORNING Aug 18 bobs the meanest thief again This time the thief swiped 15 pairs of diapers off the clothesline In the backyard at the D L McDerraott home here Little Jimmie McDermott Is quite put out about it as he has not reached the age where he can without them do Judge Kenyon Shows Daily Improvement SEBASCO Maine Aug 18 UP Federal Judge William S Kenyon of Fort Dodge is improving daily at his summer home after a sud den attack of Illness two weeks ago AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Its all poppycock My feet get that way every Sum mer an the nearest I come to bein a athlete is runnin the washin machine Johnson said steel men had not up to the present time reached a final agreement among themselves adding that wages and working hours were the stumbling points Conferences with both steel and coal men were on Johnsons sched ule in the Intense drive to bring both huge industries into NRA membership by tomorrow night Are you going to put a code be fore the coal people today John son was asked regarding his meet Ing with tills industry I hope theyll put one before me he replied with a laugh but left no doubt that both the stee and coal negotiations were due for a swift slim ax Schall Scores NBA Meanwhile Senator Schall R in a statement assailed the NRA and Johnsons administra tion of the act declaring the pro gram was weird and revolution ary He said it was threatening to retard proper business advance ment A 30 hour week and a minimum of 60 cents an hour were demand ed of the automobile manufacturing industry by William Green presi dent of the American Federation of Laborat the hearing on the code proposed by the National Automo bile Chamber of Commerce The manufacturers had pro posed a minimum wage rate ranging from 41 to 43 cents an hour de pendent upon the size of the city in which the industry was located They also had proposed an average Turn Page i Column 4 FEWEBlWAlS RECEIVE HELP Steady Decrease Recorded as State Follows Trend of Nation OlobeGnzette Washington Bureau WASHINGTON Aug followed the trend of the country as a whole in recording a steady de crease in the number of families re ceiving unemployment relief and the ex idltures for such relief from April to May to June The Iowa expenditures for relief dropped from In April to In May and then took a tremendous drop to S5584R3 71 in June While expenditures of public funds federal state and local were decreasing the number of families on the states relief roles also dropped from 48904 in April to 45 519 in May and to 44774 in June Havaiw Neat End of Strike in Its Harboi Union Is Directed by Communists Say Shippers HAVANA vug 18 mcnt of a paralyzing harbor strik which would solve a major labo iroblem confronting the new Cuba expected todayb Jo aqulri Martinez of the Shippersand strikers announce iock laborers and launch operator would end their strike this morn ing but longshoremen and steve dores decided to hold out for recog nition of their union Shipping interests maintain th union is directed by communists but the treasury head thought th need for patriotic support for th new regime and the influence of hL ABC opposition organization woul bring the strikers around Over 2 Weeks For more than two weeks the strikes a continuation of the gen era trade paralysis that preceded the overthrow of President Machado have played havoc with shipping Several large liners have been forced to cancel scheduled stops with hundreds of tourists at the Havana docks Most of the workers seem anxious to return to their duties but they claim their leaders prevented Their major demands have been met the weight of sugar bags they carry be reduced that ferries be abolished and that all ships anchor in midstream instead of docking The daily wage will be with double pay for overtime 3 Questions Left Three questions remain A 44 hour week rotation of labor and recognition of their unions Meanwhile all Havana was seeth ing with rumors that former Police Chief A B Ainciart whom opposi tion groups accuse of many crimes had been apprehended and held either In Principe prison or Cas tillo De La Fuerza Official sources said they heard the rumor but had no definite information World War Vet Dies of Wound Inflicted by Jealous Husband ANAMOSA Aug 18 E Eye 37 died in a hospital here last night from a bullet wound in flicted by Tullos McGuire 64 Jones county farmer Aug 8 McGuire who has been sentenced to 30 years at Fort Madison on an assault to commit murder charge Is said to have resented Eyes alleged atten tions to Mrs McGuire Eye was a World war veteran from near Mon mouth in Jewelry Taken From House at Nashua NASHUA Aug home of rV R Reif was entered while the family had gone down town for about half an hour and 35 worth of ewelry taken It is believed that ie robbery was going on as the amily returned home but that the hleves rrade their getaway The door had been unlocked and the house ransacked SAYS LAW WAS NOT ENFORCED Couzens Makes Statement in Detroit Bank Condition Investigation DETROITAug 18 James Couzens resumed his test mony in the Detroit bank investiga tion today with a declaration tha while the depression had much t do with the bad condition of the tw local national I am eti readyto adniit due to the lack of law enforcemen by the federal authorities at Wash ington The Michigan republican mad this statement before Judge Harrj B Keidan who is sitting as a gran jury to investigate causes of th Michigan bank hoiWay which marked the beginning of the na tional crisis Result of Supervision The statement came as a result of questioning by Prosecutor Harry S Toy who sought to show that the condition of the First Tatlonal bank Detroit and 1 uardian National Bank of Com merce both closed since the state the result of federal supervision Yesterday you criticized the way hese banks were conducted prior o the holiday said Prosecutor Toy Should not the bank examin ers have prevented this All an examiner can do is make his report aaid the senator Washington must act Just Around Corner Why did Washington permit this ondition in Detroit if it knew of t asked Toy On the theory that prosperity vas just around the corner said Couzens Public officials from the resident down were holding out hat hope to the people It was in a arge part the depression that af ected the interests of the hanks ere He said much of the blame or the banks condition is on offl ials here but a part was given to dminlstration oficials in Washing on for not enforcing the law MRA Pledges Go in From Midwest Area CHICAGO Aug 18 f cooperation with the NRA re eived today at the office of F L oberts supervisor of the Ullnois VisconsinIowa area totaled 4660 ringing to 139972 the number of rms enrolled under the blue eagle nsignia CLARK SUES FOR WRIT TO OBTAIN AUGUST SALARY State Holds Up Pay on Advice of Attorney General DES MOINES Aug 18 W Clark state insurance commis sioner filed a mandamus action in district court here today asking the court to order payment of his salary Clark claims he ia entitled to 516666 as a semimonthly payment flue Aug 15 His annual salary is 54000 The semimonthly payment was withheld by Comptroller Murtagh on advice of the attorney general Japanese Minister of War Defends Nation s Policies in Manchuria and China Says Empire Has Apologies to Give to World By LT GEN SADO ABAKI Minister of War of Japan The Japanese empire has no apol ogies to offer the world for what critics abroad have considered the drastic and abrupt action her armies have taken in Manchuria and more recently in north China Such criticism clearly indicates either Ig norance of or unwillingness to un derstand the history of the past gen eration especially with reference to Japans relations with China and with the rest of the world It is perhaps just as well that Japans action has o who rtfcd that Clarks appointment I Occident as strong direct Tnd p was void because contrary to con haps more drastice thim stitutional provisions he assumed the position after having attended the 1931 legislature which increased of the commissioners S Shankland ordered Murtaghs appearance before Judge Herrick at 9 a m Aug 21 for trial of the case the salary office Judge F Government to Free Gandhi If He Drops Civil Disobedience IpONA India Augas the Mahatma Gandhi entered th third day of his fast until death the government of India announced today that it was prepared to liber ate him if he abandon civil disob ience The Mahatma began to show signs of weakness although voice remained strong his Reports from Yeroda jail where e is servingone year for his dis bedience campaign were that he had started saving his strength by staying in bed attended only by his lecretary lit and Run Driver Traced by License Plate Off His Car MARSHALLTOWN Aug 18 Curley of St Anthony did ot stop early this morning after e had crashed into the auto of An on Stecher of Dodge City Nebr n an accident north of Zearing he front license plate was knocked ff his car however and later to ay Curley wag arrested by Sheriff Hattery of Nevada on a hit and run harge Curley has confessed Hrtt cry said Mrs Stecher suffered an njured back Anton Stecher is a rother of Joe Stccher former restling champion owa Woman Pours Kerosene on Clothes and Burns to Death VAN HORNE Aug 18 saac Pickering 74 wife of a protr nent retired businessman here died n a Cedar Rapids hospital this noon s a result of burns suffered oarJy ils morning when she poured a uart of kerosene over her clothing nd applied a match She had been I for some time and her nurs was bsent at the time of the tragedy RepresentativeWlllford Speaker HAMPTON Aug itive A C Willford Waterloo will e the principal speaker at the cetlng of the Jeffersonian club riday evening in the courtroom of e courthouse Howard C Shafcr secretary of the club haps more drastice than circum stances warranted for In this way it may lead to study and under standing of the events which have led to Japans present situation in which she appears to some as Iso lated from and defiant of the main currents of world opinion Not of Free Will Japan not of her own free will was drawn into the international scheme in the middle of the last century and a generation ago began her education in International deal ings in the hard school conducted by the great European empires Thi Influence ot Napoleon was stil dominant diplomacy was secret realistic cynicalselfishThe les sons of this school we learned t our cost as we strove to make i place for ourselves in the society o nations Alike in the period of realistic secret diplomacy and in the era of so called open diplomacy which suc ceeded it after the great war with its up service to peace and its ac cumulation of pacts and peace ma chinery we learned from bitter ex erience that reliance on our own strength foresight tenacity and courage was the only safe method or the defense of our independ nce our vital interests and our ights Tried to CoOperate For a generation Japan tried to ollow a policy of cooperation with he western world In its search for peace and stability subscribed to GEN SADAO ARAKI its pacts joined its organizations All this helped us in none of our real problems International accords international combinations have helped Japan In none of her times of need but often they have been EDITORS NOTE To the po litical philosophy of the neiv Japan born out of the Man churlan and north China cam paigns there lias been given In the recent comparative calm the test ot deliberative thought by her statesmen From the eventsof the past year during which Japan boldly an nounced a duty Incumbent upon he to risk world censure In adjusting long standing difficulties wit China Lt Gen Sadao ArakI minis ter of war emergedas the most powerful individua in Japan Mem bership in the cabinet only feebly rortrays the power of hia position The two military and superior to premiers md cabinets because their author ty is derived straight from the niperor Army In Spotlight Both of these military figures stood out spectacularly In events at Shanghai but with the opening of the North China campaign the army took the spotlight From that moment General ArakI has Keen EXPECTS BUYING POWER OF CORN BELTTOBEAIDED Says Program to Go in Effect Within Next Few Days SPEECH ON PAGE 13 CHICAGO Augr 18 tary Wallace today outlined tha governments emergency hog pro gram for buying 5000000 swine employing meat packers to process them and distributingthe meat to the needy In an address at the Century of Progress exposition he aaid that the program will be ready to tro into effect in a few days and he expects it to boost purchasing power in the corn belt substantial ly The plan should increase prices of swine posstbly 25 to 30 per cent he assorted and at the same time provide relief to farmers heavily stocked with swine but with short feed supplies due to drought Buy 4000000 Pigs for Purchase 000000 pigs weighing 25 to 100 ounds at from G to 9 cents a ound and 1000000 sows soon to arrow weighing a minimum 275 pounds at market prices on the day marketed plus a bonus of The purchases are to be complete about Oct 1 They will be made by specified irocessors for the department agriculture Tlie meat will be turned emergency relief administration tor distribution Wallace estimated too cost programat tip to to met by a processing tax on how which will go into effect after Sept an The tax rate and effective date 30 tn i ft LJULC7 will be fixed later he said estimat ingthat the levy paid by those who turn the swine into marketable pork wifl be considerably less than a cent a pound Started byFarmers Wallace said the plan originated vim hog farmers and their repre entatives to meet the emergency acingproducers as a result of this years short feed crop adding There are some things about it hat we do not like but utting It into We are effect because we invoked against her Japan was provoked into war with China in 1894 and while an astounded world looked on we de feated that decadent empire China then ceded us the Llaotung penin sula In 1896 three great European Germany and us by threats to relinquish this prize Within the next three years Russia had occu pied that same peninsula by virtue of treaties with China which gave the czar also the rignt to build Tnni to Pnjro 2 Column B Dies of Accident Injuries MARSHALLTOWN Aug 18 F Louis Peterson died in a ospital of Injuries received when he was struck by an automobile t a street intersection Thrifty Shoppers Will Make Use of Dollar Day Saturday is the day and Mason City is the place North Iowa residents who realize the value of a dollar and ap preciate the early price advances In all lines of merchandise will lose no time In visiting Mason City stores Day The event Saturday promises to be more important than any time n the last 10 years That prices are advancing cannot be denied but Mason City merchants are prepared to give shoppers of North Iowa the benefit of these special one day values Ctv latores loaded with merchandise that may be purchased at attractive prices Many residents of the Mason SiL t re PIanninfT stock up Saturday with bar gains In clothing furniture readytowear hardware millinery jewelry drugs groceries and other lines SEEK LINK WITH LINDBERGH CASE Claim Bailey and Bates May Have Been Kidnapers of Infant DALLAS Tex Aug 18 The kidnaping of the infant son of Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh in 1932 and an attempt to escape jail today had become entwined in the roundup of a wide spreading kidnap and robber gang whose re puted leader Harvey Bailey is in jail here under heavy guard Federal operatives neither con firmed nor denied reports published In the Rocky Mountain News at Denver that two of its agents had been assigned for life if neces sary to determine if Bailey or Al bert L Bates a confederate held prisoner in Denver had any con nection with the abduction and death of the flyers son The police guard over Bates was increased to eight machine gunners after Chief of Police Albert T Clark discovered three bars oC his cell had been hacked through and a weapon like metal pipe was with in his reach Prompted by rumors that an at tempt might he made to liberate Bailey Dallas officers were taking unusual precautions to safeguard him pictured as a world character com parable In national power with the mighitlest figures of modern his tory Recently a business matter called Kent Cooper general manager of the Associated Press to Japan He visited General ArakI at the war office where he was introduced by Yuklchi Wanaga director of Shimbun Rengo Sha the Japanese news agency which is fashioned after the Associated Press Gener al Arakis cordiality and frank re plies to questions not designed for a formal Interview led to consent to their publication as an answer to a general American perplexity about Japanese policies respecting China The Associated Press lias just re ceived the results of this interview In two articles of the war ministers authorship and presents them In two parts Voices Dcflnnce From an opening statement strongly voicing Japanese defiance of world critics which forms the first article the war minister passes smoothly Into a chapter which will ba published tomorrow This Is a very frank discussion of Japans disappointment with her experience in surrendering old traditions and venturing Into the realm of western influence General ArakI as spokes man for his people says Japan has come to me that trial and now looks eagerly to a return to some thing approaching the code of the Samurai the ancient military caste General ArakI wag appointed as minister of war in December 1931 In the cabinet of SuyoshI Inukai who was later assassinated He was renamed to the war post in the cab inet of Admiral Viscount Makoto Saito the present head of the cab inet Here is the first of two striking statements lave not been able to think of any Ill ngas good He estimated that the purchases will reduce the total tonnage of swine marketed for the 193334 marketing season starting Oct 1 by Turn a rogc Column 2 SECOlKJlAP THREAT IS MADE Officers Told Effort May Be Made to Get Mexican Girl at Manly Auf communi cation was received last night from St Paul officials that an attempt might be made to kidnap Patricia 2S2 I6 of Doris Mayors of Iowa Urge Upper Missouri Work OMAHA Aug 18 of 25 cities wired President Roose velt to urge allotment of public works funds for upper Missouri river improvement Included were mayors of Council Bluffs Sioux City Sidney Hamburg and Shcn andoah arges 25 who was taken from her home Wednesday night according to officers Mrs Varges and her daughter 7 months old were believed to have been taken ph 35 local Mexican Mrs Varges was forced to leave at the point of a gun according to officers Bravo who was divorced S TlVniJyCar aff0 in the beet fields and has made advances to Mrs Varies A Negro was driv ing the car in which he escaped officers were told Sheriff A B Weieneth of North wood is working on the case How St Paul officials learned that an at tempt might be made to abduct Pa tricia was not learned Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair to partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday slightly warmer Saturday nnd fn north west and north central portions Friday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday SO Minimum In Nljrht 47 At 8 A M Friday 58 Thursday nights minimum equalled the lowest mark of Au gust Temporary furnace or tire places were the order of the Friday morning V ;