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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1933, Mason City, Iowa I North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE GENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVIC THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS MASONCITYTlOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTJON ONE New Policy in America Pittman Says That Monroe Doctrine Is Outworn By HERBERT PLUMMEB WASHINGTON Aug 23 The statement of Senator Key Pitt man chairman of the foreign rela tions committee of the senate that the Monroe doc trine is o u t worn and a constant thorn in the flesh of South American countries has caused new spec ulation as to our future foreign policy with our neighbors to the south President Roosevelt ad vanced the good neighbor KEY PITTMAN idea in his inau gural address Also he had some thing to say about how a good neighbor should regard not only the sanctity of treaties but the nghts of others as well Start New Policy This was interpreted as bringing directly into the open the adminis trations future policy and attitude toward the LatinAmerican coun tries The press of domestic affairs has kept the President from elaborat ing much on what principles will govern his foreign policy Tfie Cu ban flareup threatened for a time hut skill and patience averted what might have proved to be a disas trous situation But Mr Roosevelt has found time to give his interpretation of the Monroe doctrine and outline his conception of its true meaning as it affects our policy toward Latin American countries Foster Good Will It was at a meeting of the board of governors of the PanAmerican Union that organization in Wash ington which has for its purpose t efostering of good will between put lipifr roe warning against gression on the western hemis phere is directed at the mainten ance of independence by the peo ples of this continent He believes it is a PanAmerican doctrine The president voiced this inter pretation at a time when no ex pansion of military preparedness is in prospect which would arouse possible concern in countries to the south Internal Advancement He has said in effect that growth of the membtrs of the American family of nations must rest on internal economic and social advancement and not on acquisi tion of territory at the expense any neighbor As chairman of the senate for eign relations committee Pitt mans criticism of the Monroe doc trine carries weight Should a pro posal ever be formally presented to the senate for its abandonment a prolonged and lively fight is as sured American relations have their own ideas on this moot question and would be prepared to defend them to the bitter end NO 276 MILLION JOBS IN RETAIL STORES Throng Fills Grandstand at North Iowa Fair WORK HOURS ON BASIS OF THOSE CROWD POORS IN FOR THIRD DAY PERFORMANCES Exposition Officers Are Pleased With Large Attendance BRITT CELEBRATES HOBO DAY ANNIVERSARY FAIR PROGRAM WEDNESDAY NIGHT P by munici pal baud Rodeo and Hoaglands circus review grand entry A two hour program of spills and thrills educated horses auto polo push ball climaxing the evening with chariot races Roman standing races and running races THURSDAY 1 P i v e s t o c k parade Horses fat cattle dairy cattle and 4K livestock Cerro Gordo county will lead the 4H live stock section followed by Floyd county Hancock coun ty Mitchell county Winnc bago county and Worth coun ty Concert municipal band Grand entree rodeo and Hoag lands circus Society horse show auto polo push boll wild steer riding broncho rid TWdogeWg trick riding front Grand entree rodeo and Hoag lands circus review The last performance of the rodeo It will be a fast thrilling pro gram the cowboys and cow girls will give as their parting exhibition See them in their last chariot race Roman standing race and wild horse running races Something to remember them by An enthusiastic throng that com pletely filled the grandstand greeted the third afternoon program of the North Iowa fair Wednesday after noon With the weatherman continu ing to favor them fair officials pro ceeded with the presentation of an other program of rodeo auto polo and other numbers before the grandstand which had a crowd larger than Tuesdays attendance The fact that the third day of the fair was continuing to bring throngs to the grandstand caused both Dan Senators close students of Pan caused both Dan merican relations have their own President and Fred G Hunt Two Men Who Assaulted Waterloo Woman in Own Home WATERLOO Aug 23 tectives Wednesday were seeking two men who late Tuesday after noon entered the home of Mrs C W Wilson 225 Newell street crim inally assaulted her after knocking her unconscious and left her hound hand and foot with clothing partly stripped off She regained con sciousness and her cries attracted a neighbor who called police She said the house had been ransacked and six letters were missing She said she had received several warnings to leave the neighborhood Mitchell secretary to express su preme satisfaction at the develop ment of the exposition thus far as convincing evidence of improved conditions and a confirmation of the fair boards judgment in the selec tion of the program Mr Mitchell Wednesday called at tention to the fact that Thursday night will mark the closing per formance of the rodeo group Many In Grandstand Tuesday usually a dull day after the enthusiastic reception of auto races the opening day showed large crowds in the grandstand both af AUNT HET By Robert Quillen They call Emmie a gos sip but shes just the same tattletale she was as a youngun except that she covers more territory ternoon and evening and Wednes day another throng was pouring Turn lo Page 4 Column 8 COUGHLIN HITS BANK METHODS Says God Almighty Could Not Raise Detroit First National DETROIT Aug 23 strik ing language the Rev Fr Charles E Coughlln bitter critic of Detroit banking methods today denounced before the one man bank investi gating jury the mismanagement which he said wrecked the Mich igan banks and brought about the closing of the citys two national Institutions The priest pounded the witness stand and shouted that God Al mighty could not raise the First National bank when questioned as to whether he believed that bank and the Guardian National bank of Commerce closed since the state bank holiday Feb 14 could be re opened He said however that he believed depositors In the two banks would receive 80 per cent of their deposits ultimately At present they have received 40 per cent or 000 Insects May Be Spreading Fatal Disease 19 Dead in St Louis Area of Sleeping Sickness ST LOUIS Aug 23 rallied today to an intensified figh against sleeping sickness mysteri ous malady which has lulled 19 persons and attacked 182 others in St Louis and vicinity A government expert rushed here from Washington and went to work in an attempt to determine if in sects spread the disease Mean while as three deaths in the last 24 hours swelled the fatality list here to 19 the disease broke out in five other midwestern communities Called Encephalitis Deaths from this virus disease which science knows so little about tiave been reported at Wichita Kans Kansas City Kans and Warrensburg Mo while the illness of patients at Maryville Mo and Muskogee Okla have been diag nosed as encephalitis The seriousness of the epidemic n St Louis and St Louis county s reflected in the mounting list of fatalities During the last 24 hours the deaths of an elderly woman a mid dle aged man and a 3 year old child rought the number of victims of he four weeks o an equal with the fatalities In the Spokane Wash outbreak from 191B to 1921 when 19 lives were claimed but in a three year period Largest In World Previously the federal public lealth service had regarded the Spokane outbreak as the countrys worst but the number of patients there did not compare with those already ill here The United States public health service recognizing the outbreak as he largest ever reported in the world in any one given place has dispatched a third scientific expert lere Dr L L Williams Jr medical entomologist joined Dr J P Leake and Dr Charles Armstrong public lealth physicians who are aiding ocal authorities in an effort to find a cause carrier preventive or cure for the disease Roosevelt Assures Boy Scouts Nation Will All Aid NRA TFN MILE RIVER BOY SCOUT CAMP N Y Aug 23 dent Roosevelt gave assurance to day that the 130000000 people of the United States are going to be long to the N R A in a talk be fore the Scouts of New York City Truck Drivers to Meet on Wednesday An open meeting for truck driv ers is to be held at the Eagles hall Wednesday evening at 8 oclock W H Griebling secretary of the Ma son City labor assembly announced The opening meeting will be fol lowed by an initiation for members of the union fifo and drum corps although dressed in hobo cos tume is made up at Britt men who performed 115 one of the features of the hobo celebration at Britt They entertained 11 fashion that pro vided one of tho highlights of the days events Members of the fife nnd drum corps which was a popular organization at the time of the orig inal celebration arc from left to right A H Sigler Oscar Solstrom Hay Kelly and Guy Dimsmore are real hoboes who attended the celebration Tues day at Brltt on the thirtythird anniversary of the original and national hobo convention About 100 knights of the rond came to the celebra tion although uninvited while the real number attending the original convention is still a matter of controversy estimates ranging from two upwards STORY ON PAGE 4 IOWA EDUCATION BOARD ACCUSED Coal Institute Head Says NRA Letter and Spirit Violated BULLETIN DES MOINES Aug Governor Herring today advised VV II Gemmell secretary of the board of education finance com mittee Iowa institutions should use Iowa coal regardless of some difference in cost OTTUMWA Aug 23 state board of education was charged with violation of the let er and spirit of the NRA today by C S Harper president of the Iowa Coal institute Harper declared that the board lad awarded contracts for approxi mately 60000 tons of coal to out side mine operators The coal was for use at the University of Iowa at Iowa City Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls and the school for the blind at Vinton Reject Iowa Bids In spite of the fact that Gov ernor Herring was especially anx ous that Iowa labor have the op Jortunity of producing this big onnage and in spite of the further Fact that the Iowa coal operators who submitted bids on this busi ness offered to sell their coal at actual labor cost in order to pro Ide badly needed employment for owa miners the board of cducn ion saw fit to reject all Iowa bids n favor of mine operators in Illi nois Indiana and Kentucky Har r declared He added that the big share of he tonnage went to Illinois and In lana strip mines which use little abor This will result Harper de lared in the loss of approximate y 50000 mandays of labor by owa miners Defeats Purpose It seems to me that the whole ction defeats what our federal and tate governments arc trying to do to Page 4 Column J 6000 PIGS TO CHICAGO MART Government Starts Program of Buying to Cut Down Surplus Supply CHICAGO Aug 23 the opening day of the national hog massacre GOOO pigs and 200 sows arrived in Chicago for slaughter and distribution to the poor They must however await the disposal 20 000 other hogs which reached Chi cago for the regular trade today The government plan is to buy up and kill 4000000 pigs under 100 pounds each and 1000000 sows NO INSTRUCTIONS AT DECKER PLANT The Jacob E Decker and Sons company packing plant has as yet received no instructions in connection with the govern ments emergency program for the reduction of the number of hogs While the plan has been put into operation in larger cen ters no instructions have appar ently been received as yet by the interior packers weighing more than 275 pounds and about to farrow The unfarrowed pigs to he slain would number around 6000000 The plan la in tended to Improve the price of hogs by lessening the available supply As a result of the hog buying plan corn prices on the Chicago board of trade were rather sluggish today traders apparently fearing that re moval of hogs which consume more thon half the corn crop will release too great a supply of corn into the ordinary trade channels Lard and bellies showed changes no great price Burned In Explosion ATLANTIC Aug 23 Charles Sturtz 40 Is In a serious condition after an explosion in a cleaning plant in which he was se verely burned SHIP CALLS FOR HELP AS STORM RAGES ON COAST Damage Mounts With No Letting Up of 5 Day Gale By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Caught between a raging north easter and a tropical hurricane lowing up from Bermuda the At antic seaboard found no respite Wednesday from five days of storm and gale which already have wrought death and destruction over a wide area An S O S from the old Domin on liner Madison with more than sent a coast g to her aid off 90 persons aboard nard cutter plowin ape Charles Va The faint call for help said the orward deck house of the coast vise steamer was washed away and Lhat the craft was in immediate leed of assistance Left New York The ship left New York for Nor folk Tuesday Reports from along the eastern seaboard told of thousands of dol lars worth of damage by the hurri cane and the possible logs of life Communication along the entire Maryland shore was cut off at on early hour Norfolk ot 70 and 80 miles accompanied DJ heavy rain marooned vacationists arid flooded low lying sections Carolina Coast Pounded The North Carolina coast also was being pounded by mountainous waves and on unknown four masted schooner walloped helpless off the shoals near Mento while coast guard craft stood by unable to give any assistance The body of one of seven known victims of Sundays storm washed up on the shore near Atlantic City New York City missed the brunt of the gale but heavy rains contin ued Along the cost the heaviest rain or August in many years was re ported Coast Guard Arrives NEW YORK Aug 23 UPI A vireless message intercepted by the oast guard this afternoon said that wo coast guard vessels the TJp hur and the Carabasset were alongside the liner Madison in dis ress off the Virginia capes Million Dollar Damage NORFOLK Va Aug 23 Storm damage at Virginia Beach stimated at about 51000000 this afternoon wrecked the new con retc seawall and undermined many louses A similar estimate of dam age was made for Willoughby a uburb of Norfolk where tides were lighest Herring Leans to Liquor Sale Plan Used by Canada Says Iowa Should Wait for Repeal Before Passing Steel Production 50 Per Cent of Capacity NEW YORK Aug 23 iroduction has dropped to 50 per ent of capacity from 53 per cent a veek ago Iron Age said today The review reported an unex iccted rebound in retail sales of utomobiles bringing steel mills illin orders during the past week and causing cnr makers to postpone changeovers to new models mdberghs Reported Off for Faroe Islands COPENHAGEN Denmark Aur 23 Col Charles A Lindbergh and his wife took off today from Eski Fjord eastern Iceland It was reported they were bound for the Islands Will Rogers LAS VEGAS Nov Aug 23 Going to drop this off here at Hoover dam Hope they dont ir rigate more land so they can raise more things that they cant sell and will have to plow up more rows Kill more pigs to keep cm from becoming hogs Looks like this whole hog de stroying scheme of Mr Wallaces is direct slap at my old friend and companion Blue Boy What Wallace is trying to do is to teach the farmer corn acre age control and the hog birth control and one is just as hard to make understand it as the other Yours WILL ROGERS Cnpyrlchf 1031 JIcNiuiuhl Syndlrnlc Control Law FORT DODGE Aug 23 Speaking before an intercity Ro tary club meeting here last night Gov Clyde Herring for the first time laid down the principles of the stateliquor control act he will asl legislature to pass when it convenes in spc cial sessi on j n No vember The governors plan embodies three principal points 1 No private profit out of the sale of liquor 2 Rigid state control 3 A state tax as high as pos sible but not so high as to make bootlegging profitable Kemove Private Profit The governor laid particular em hasia on the first point the tak ng of private profit out of the sale of liquor and declared that he would insist that such a provision e embodied in the state liquor con rol act The plan he has in mind le Indicated was state liquor tores for the retail sale of liquor imllar to the Canadian plan It must he apparent to anyone aid the governor that the eigh centh amendment is to be repealed Our problem now is to work out a tate plan for liquor control which vill promote the greatest temper ance Governor Herring said he did not vant the Iowa legislature to pass a iquor control act until the cigh eenth amendment had been offi tally repealed Question of Validity There is a question said the jovernor raised by Governor lorncr of Illinois as to whether a tate liquor control act would be onstitutional if passed before the fficial repeal of the eighteenth mendment Bo as not to take a chance on his point Ilinois is planning to de er actionon its state plan until he eighteenth amendment is of icially out of the way I believe owa should do likewise and that is he reason for holding the special esaion of our legislature late nough so that the state plan can e passed after the eighteenth mendment has been repealed In all probability the repeal of the fed rai prohibitory amendment will lave been accomplished by early Vovember It is for early November that he governor is planning to call the pedal session of the legislature North Iowa Crowd Governor Herring set out his liq uor control plan toward the close his address which was given be ore Rotarians representing Hum SHOPS ARE OPEN Small Owners Branded Chiselers at Code Hearings WASHINGTON Aug 23 Reemployment approximately 1000000 persons in the next 30 days if retail stores were put on 404448 hour weeks according to hours of operation was predicted today before recovery administra tion officials by Paul Nyatrom spokesman for the Limited Price Variety Store association Appearing for his association in which are the five and ten cent stores and the one cent to one dollar commodity group in the hearing on the proposed retail code calling for a 44 hour week Nystrom urged staggering the maximum hours of work on the basis of the number of hours in which stores were open Million ReEmployed If the staggered schedule he sub mitted were adopted Nystrom said stores would ba forced to reemploy a million persons to maintain the same service they have been giving He said a maximum 40 hour week for stores open less than 52 hours would reduce hours of work from 4 to 5 weekly counting luncheon pe riods and require an increase of up to 14 per cent in employment Nystrom appeared after other wit nesses assailed small store keepers and family operated establish ments as creating bad competitive conditions in the ietaiY industry Hits Small Stores The recovery administration also CTilrn tf 4 Column I Gandhi Ends 8 Day Fast on Release From Prison Government No Conditionsfor Indian Leader POONA India Aug 23 The Mahatma Gandhi broke his fast shortly after he had been un conditionally released from custody today by the government The fraii nationalist leader was In the eighth day of his fast in pro test against the governments re to grant him privileges to carry on his campaign in behalf of the untouchable class Because he steadily was growing weaker he was removed to the civ il hospital recently from Yerocla jail where he had been serving a one year sentence for civil disobedi ence It was reported previously that should his illness become critical he would be released as would any prisoner under the same conditions charge that the small storekeepers werefurnishing competitive influence A Lincoln Wisler representing a Chicago retail association said merchants with Investments of S50O or less were chiselers undermin ng business in every neighborhood He said there were 425000 of these Other testimony called for the same working hours for stores sell ng the same types of merchan dise Drug stores that handle a ariegateci assortment of hardware or clothing were particularly as sailed They are seeking longer workinghours than the 44 set in the retail code 3D Hour Week A 30 hour week was called for by I Teetlebaum of the New York Retail Furniture association He said the business that would bo gained through reemployment and greater purchasing power would meet the added costs of operation The serious problem of shaping n final code of fair practice for bi tuminoiu coal again today over sliadownci manifold activities of tho recovery administration but the only word on progress was that a break might como any time and that not only Administrator Hugh S Johnson but President Roosevelt Turn lo t rnliimn J CLARKS MOTION Strikes Out Ruling That He Is Not Entitled to Get Salary DES MOINES Aug 23 I Judgc Allan A Hcrrick has su stained the motion of E W Clark state insurance commissioner to strike from the answer of State Comptroller C B Murtagh that tho attorney general had ruled Clark was not entitled to his salary The ruling was handed down on the motion of Clark in his suit for a writ of mandamus against Murtagh for his salary ns insurance commissioner WeS IOWA WEATHER Probably local showers Wed nesday Might or Thursday rx cept generally fair In extreme east portion little chnngo in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning maximum Tuesday JU Minimum In Night Af 8 A M Wednesday fifi The mercury Tuesday reached the highest level for a ;