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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 28, 1934, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM A Artf CEPT OP IDrtA ft iin p f i North Iowas DAILY PAPER tor the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERV1CB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 28 1934 CONSISTS OF TW6 MICTIONi SECTION ONE NO 276 The Good Neighbor F R Utterance on Foreign Policy Meant By HERBERT PLUMMBK WASHINGTON Aug 28 Those who may believe that Presi dent Roosevelts good neighbor foreign policy ut terance in his in augural address was mere phrase making should take a peek at a semiofficial re c a p 1 t u 1 ation floating around Washington This d o c u ment comprising some seven sin gle spaced type written pages purports to show the present ad ministration from the start had a definite conception of new relations with neighboring countries It represents an intensive search of every speech made by President Roosevelt himself or by his secre tary of state since March 4 1933 When the new chief executive speaking on the steps of the capitol declared In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor Greetings Southward Since that first exposition of his administrations foreign policy the president has reiterated it in public uatterances on six different oc casions and Secretary Hull on 10 One month after his inauguration before the governing board of the PanAmerican Union in Washing ton Mr Roosevelt declared that never have the need and benefit of neighborly cooperation been so evi dent as they are today Sixmonths later the president of Panama visited Washington In a joint statement issued by the white house on that occasion there ap peared the declaration It is in the interests of both our countries that we should be good neighbora ful and hopeful study to means of contributing some practical expres sion of President Roosevelts good neighbor policy At Warm Springs during the same month when the Cuban crisis was to the fore the president de clared that it was our intention of playing the part of a good neighbor to the Cuban people future Motivating Factor In Us first Thanksgiving day proclamation he announced that we seek no conquests and ask only honorable engagements by all peoples to respect the lands and the rights of their neighbors And during the visit of the presi dent of Haiti to Washington in April of this year the policy of good neighbor which the United States is endeavoring to apply was stressed in the joint statement to the press issued by the two chief ex ecutives Secretary Hull has stressed the idea even more There is scarcely a formal expression on foreign policy uttered by Hull since he became sec retary of state which doesnt em phasize this point And in the writing of the new Roosevelt series of treaties of amity VAN METER PUT ON SPOT BY GANG State Cancels Another Half Year Property Tax HERRING MAKES ANNOUNCEMENT AT SPRINGVILLE Tells Results of Three Point Tax Plan in Festival Talk SPRINGVILLE Aug 28 Gov Clyde L Herring announced today that the 53230000 property tax bill for running the state gov ernment through the last six months of 1934 has been canceled Revenue fromthe three point tax tax net income and bus iness franchise pay this bill and make assessing real estate unnecessary the governor said This elimination of the last half of the 1934 levy is in addition to the for state government ex pense in 1935 which will also be paid from the three point tax law reve nue Governor Herring said More Than 12 Millions To date Governor Herring as serted the new three point tax measure has definitely replaced more than 12 millions of dollars of real estate tax We are slowly but surely un tangling refinancing and reorganiz ing the financial mess in which we found state government in January 1933 The goveror spoke before the an nual Springville Harvest and Home festival here 3 owners who have sd their secondhalf ofjreal eswtetaxesi levied by thestatewill a refund Governor Her ring said Those who have not paid will have the last haf of the state levy deducted from their tax bill when the balance is paid in Septem ber All Bills Are Paid Reviewing reorganization of the states financial administration Governor Herring pointed out that Our bills are paid and there is not a penny in outstanding treasur ers warrants a condition which has not existed for a long time The threepoint tax law allowed the state board of assessment and review to cancel the state1 property tax for the last half of this year to Tum to Page 3 Column 1 POLICE BATTLE WITH HEIMWEHR Vienna Guard Denounced by Other Military Units as Traitors VIENNA Aug 28 Explain How Elimination Is Possible 8 Millions in Revenue From Sales Tax Is Anticipated DES MOINES Aug 28 ticipated revenue of from the retail sales tax makes possible elimination of the last half of the 1934 tax levy for state government as well as the entire state levy for 1935 the board of assessment and review explained today Elimination of the property tax for state government due Septem ber 1 was ordered Board Chair man J R Murphy said under a sec tion of the new threepoint tax law which directs replacement of faxes already levied as well as those to be levied 8 Million Dollars The anticipated from the sales tax this year has been al located by the board Murphy said as follows Collection expense 3 per 240000 Emergency relief 3000000 State government expense due Jan 1 1500000 State government expense for last half of 19343230000 Replacement of property tax rev enue with sales tax revenue was or dered after Atty Gen E L OCon nor advised that the tax board was entitled to do so under the new tax i A sectionof order foi InL accordant tation made1 by tie attorney general of chapter 82 passed by the forty fifth general assembly in extraordin ary and in compliance with his direction to us we hereby remit and cancel the last instalment of the state property tax for the year 1933 payable in To Amend Tax List The respective county auditors and county treasurers are directed to amend the tax list and tax books for said year of 1933 to conform to this order They shall enter a credit against the second instalment of the tax bill of each taxpayer in their respective counties for the said year on one and onetenth mills upon the assessed valuation of each taxpayer In the event that a taxpayer has paid both instalments of the tax prior to the time of entry of such credit the county treasurer shall re mit to such taxpayer the amount of such credit and provided further if any of said last instalment of the tax of 1933 shall have been appor tioned to the state of Iowa and paid by the county treasurer to the state comptroller or state treasurer the said state comptroller shall upon proper application made by said TEXTILE STRIKE LEADERS AGREE TO CONFERENCE Say Concessions Must Be Made to Prevent Big Walkout WASHINGTON Aug 27 The strike committee of the United Textile workers today acceptedthe invitation of the national labor re lations board to a conference with manufacturers on Thursday but reiterated that a general walkout in the industry could be averted only by definite concessions Chairman Lloyd Garrison has asked him to see us and to meet in his office Francis J Gorman chairman qf the strike committee told newspapermen We have met with Mr Garrison two or three times and we shall be glad to respond to an invitation from him at any time Await Sloan Answer Meanwhile tin answer to Garri sons request for the conference was awaited from George A Sloan head of thecotton textile institute Gar rison yesterday urged Sloan to or ganize a representative committee of manufacturers to meet with the union leaders We have said at all times Gor man said that we shall be drawn into no more fruitless conversations and we itand by that decisionvRe meruberjTwejare under specific and mandatory instructions of delegate convention which the workers spoke their voice We not change the conditions which that represen tative convention laid down ana we wQuld not if we could Will Accept Invitation But we shall accept Chairman Garrisons invitation partly out of the very real respect which we have for him and partly because we shall never refuse to meet any sincere person for a discussion of our prob lems Other developments included Gorman said Alabama mills were being converted into fortresses with industrialists rushing in machine guns and tear gas He said the only disorders would be provoked by the employers Paul A Redmond head of nine mills in North Alaba ma denied there was any intention of placing guns or gas in the plants Hopkins Grows Angry Eariy L Hopkins federal relief administrator grew angry over re ports which he understood to imply that FERA agreed to support the strikers Certainly we are under writing no strikes he said but he reiterated the policy that all needy and commerce and of negotiated I emergency forces rushed into the I county treasurer and upon proper win be cared for unless the labor trade understandings and tariff reci1 workingclass district of Floridsdorf I showing issue to him a warrant for department or the national labor re procitiestie policy of good neigh Tor unquestionably will be the mo tivating factor in Mr approach Roosevelts Jean Burke Reputed Dillinger Associate Arrested in Chicago CHICAGO Aug 28 CSVMisd jean Burke 28 suspected by police of being the girl of that name who associated with the John Dillinger gang was arrested today while asleep in an automobile parked on the northwest side Beside her was a blond wig Miss Burke has black hair Several road maps were found in the car a new sedan The woman refused to talk except to give her name and address Arresting police described her as surly TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Fair not quite so cool in northwest portion Tuesday night Wednesday fair and warmer MINNESOTA Fair and not quite so cool Tuesday night Wednesday generally fair and warmer IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 79 Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A M Tuesday 54 Rainfall Trace today to disarm heimwehr national I Ole sum so Paid guard forces and ashort handto hand battle followed before the po lice won The heimwehr men were in bar racks in the former socialist center which was taken over by the armed militiamen after the socialist rebel lion in February Maj Emil Fey minister of de fense is in nominal command of the heimwehr but it was not immedia tely ascertainable whether the po lice action was taken with the con sent or knowledge of Major Fey The heimwehr detachments in Floridsdorf were denounced by other military units as untrustworthy and traitors The police not only disarmed the guardsmen but made many arrests The action was a shock to Vienna already distraught by the rebellion of last winter and the recent nazi putsch which culminated in the as sassination of the late Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss Two Nebraska Men Killed When Their Car Goes Off Road OMAHA Aug 28 Chit wood and Ray Budig about 35 both of McCook Nebr were killed here early today when an automo bile in which they were riding crashed over an embankment in Elmwood park The coupe in which they were riding believed to have been driven by Chitwood was trav eling west on Leavenworth street and failed to make the turn south on Sixteenth street crashing over an embankment at the entrance to the park Convicts Strike in Pennsylvania 4 Make Getaway 56 Prisoners on Island Off France Fight Way Out 50 Are Caught PHILADELPHIA Aug 28 strike of prisoners at the Eastern state penitentiary here in sympathy with inmates of the Greaterford branch spread today to the entire population of the old prison which confines 1273 The police teletype carried a mes sage announcing the escape of four prisoners from the western peniten tiary at Rockview at 11 a m to day The men not identified in the message fled in an automobile se dan The rebellion stopped all work ex cept in the kitchen At the Grater ford prison farm scene of Satur days riot about 1400 prisoners re lations board brands the strike un justified Gorman declared it was highly possible that silk rayon and wool en workers would walk out at the same time as the cotton operatives The deadline for the latter is set for Friday night but because few mills operate Saturday the strike would not really Begin till next Monday The final decision about the strike of the silk rayon and woolen work ers will be made by the executive council of the union Thursday fused to work and to eat Three hundred prisoners ifl the weaving tailor shoe and print shops were the first to strike at Cherry Hill the main unit of the peniten tiary They were joined a short time later by 300 more known as yard and maintenance men Want Sentences Cut Then the remainder of the pris oners who were exercising in the yard learned of the strike and Turn to Page 3 Column 5 2 MEN ARRESTED FOR STONING BUS Strike of Union Drivers in Chicago Comes to End of Second Week CHICAGO Aug 28 men were under arrest today for stoning a bus as the strike of union drivers of the Chicago Motor Coach company came to the end of its second week Two hundred pickets were ordered to resume their posts in the downtown business section The men in custody are Thomas Barrett 31 a laborer employed by the elevated lines and John Stack 30 Three men who claimed to be working bus drivers were seized to day in a parked car on the south side In the automobile were found three revolvers three clubs and a blackjack The men told nolice they 1 were protecting buses CHICAGO TEACHERS FINALLY HAVE PAY DAY Months of payless pay days ended for Chicagos 14000 school teachers when checks totaling representing the loan made to the board of education by the Reconstruction Finance corporation were distributed Shown here is part of the crowd of teachers gathered beforehand Associated Press Johnson Salary as NRA Head Is Yearly Increase From Made SSSSfeBR Made Public WASHINGTON Aug 28 The salary of Hugh S Johnson NRA administrator has been boosted by President Roosevelt from to a year The increase began last July 1 but was not disclosed by NRA until today At NRA it was said the action was taken in order to give Johnson a salary more nearly in line with his worth and to enable him to meet heavy living expenses When Johnson became NRA head he set his own salary at Sev eral times since then however he has said publicly that he could not live on that amount and that was one of the reasons for his wish to return to private life The increase was directed by spe of President Roosevelt before Johnson went on his recent trip to the west coast That was con siderably before the recent controv ersy developed between Johnson and Donald R Richberg general counsel of NRA and Secretary Frances Perkins over the future of the re covery administration It was during this controversy that out of a white house conference several days ago and sent a letter to President offering hie resignation Mr Roosevelt prevailed upon to remain him Center of Coastal Storm Heads Inland Into Texas Driving Gale Strikes Freeport Going 80 Miles an Hour FKEEPORT Tex Aug 28 A driving gale estimated by coast guardsmen at 80 miles an hour knifed through this town today as the center of the Texas coastal storm apparently headed inland Zigzagging in a crazy quilt course the wind blew off shore from the northeast after a steady blow of many hours from the north west Guardsmen reported a notice able rise in the tide Warned beforehand by govern ment bulletins nearly all of the towns 3500 citizens had fled in land to higher ground Only a few coast guardsmen a telephone oper ator and her family and several men in a fish house remained here More indications that the wind was shifting inland was seen in a report from San Luis pass 30 miles east of here that the wind had shifted to the east and lashing winds had diminished to a velocity of about 45 miles an hour Galveston residents protected by a high sea wall were not apprehen sive WARN NEGROES MOB OF 10 MEN LED BY NELSON PLANS HOLDUPS rorced to Delay Iron Range Bank Holdups After Slaying ST PAUL Aug 28 A gang f 10 men headed by George Baby iace Nelson was planning two iig bank holdups simultaneously n Minnesotas iron range when dis ension developed within the ranks and Homer Van Meter was put on he spot by one of his own pals t was learned today from a re iable source For the past six weeks Van Meter who was slain last Thursday night iy St Paul police has been looking iver banks in northern Minnesota ncluding Duluth Hibbing Virginia and Eveleth It was learned He was designated by the gang as the ad rance man The gang the same report said ilanned to strike simultaneously on wo banks about 40 or 50 milea apart with the idea of getting a arge sum of money and then flee ing to their hideout said to be somewhere near the Canadian boun dary Escape to Canada The mob planned to escape to Canada if their booty was larga enough Otherwise the gangsters were figuring on making two mora bank raids according to the report The report given the Associated Press listed members of the gang said to number 10 exclusive of their women companions as John Hamil ton Dillinger lieutenant who been reported dead Alvin Karpta sought for the Edward G Brewer All Home Comforts Available Now for Endurance Flights CHICAGO Aug 28 the comforts of home are available in the latest in endurance flying With Lindbergh it was a sand wich and a toothpick in his trans Atlantic hop with Mary Owens and Jean La Rene two Texas girls who passed the 100 hour mark early to day in theirattempt to break the 240 hour womans record its a Fresh vegetables and chicken diet fresh clothing for a week a full make up kit including curling iron and even water for bathing Therell be no shiny noses when they descend Mrs B W Owens Fort Worth mother of Mary who arrived in Chicago yesterday sent and re ceived a greeting from her daugh ter via the hook line and refueling plane Dionne Quintuplets Now 3 Months Old CALLANDER Ont Aug 28 ISO Dionne quintuplets are three months old today but it is just an other day in the lives of the famous little sisters Instead of a birthday cake the babies had their usual three ounces of milk every three hours a bit of tomato juice and the oxygen they receive every day SNYOEROFOSAGE KILLED IN CRASH Wife Is Critically Injured in 3 Way Auto Collision Near Chicago CHICAGO Aug 28 C Snyder Osage Iowa was killed and his wife Ora was critically injured today in a three way auto mobile collision on Green Bay road near suburban Lake Bluff Robert Ross of Evanstonv told police he was waiting for a change in stop signals when Snyders car and another collided headon hurl ing Snyders car Into his The Snyders were taken to the Alice Home hospital where Snyder died 15 Arrested Liquor Seized in 5 Raids in Carroll County DES MOINES Aug 28 teen persons were arrested and a variety of liquor was seized yester day in five Carroll county towns by federal officers and state liquor control agents W W Akers chief of the commissions enforcement bureau announced today Sixteen agents visited 13 places in Carroll Manning Coon Rapids Litterdale and Templeton Those arrested were charged with selling possessing or maintaining a nuisance with liquor not properly labeled Taken into special justice courts last night 13 of the alleged offend ers pleaded not guilty and were held under bonds each Frank Beck of Carroll paid a fine of S100 and costs and the fifteenth person is at liberty Three Men Seriously Hurt Others Slightly Injured in Race Rioting NIAGARA FALLS N T Aug 28 were warned to keep within their homes today as police began seeking persons re sponsible for rioting last night when three persons were injured seriously and many others were slightly hurt The condition ot one of the vic tims Walter Korpolinski 45 a gro cer was critical He had a deep slash across the abdomen The east side scene of the riot was quiet while storekeepers and property owners in the trouble area oegan repairs to their buildings Fears that new outbreaks would occur subsided as streets of the sec tor were almost deserted Police kept a close watch on the area however Confined to Hospital William Fisher 20 Negro al leged assailant of Korpolinski also was confined to a hospital with cuts and a possible skull fracture The grocer WUs standing in front of his store police said when a Negro whites were chasing slashed Korpolinski in the belief he intend ed to stop him Joseph Buccafurnor 45 was In the hospital with a possible concus sion of the brain More than 3000 joined in a free forall battle last night and intense feeling after the fighting had been subdued led to intermittent clashes during the night Break Up Meeting The trouble started when an at tempt was made to break up a meeting of the international labor defense called to rally workers to the defense of Alphonso Davis Ne gro who had been arrested on a charge of attacking a white girl Several shots were fired none tak ing effect police said Windows in stores and homes in the district were smashed as the angry crowd battled back and forth Knives flashed clubs bran dished stones rocketed through the air The authorities said there has been considerable bitter feeling be tween whites and Negroes recently because Negroes were moving into the section around East Falls and Twentyfourth street largely popu lated by PolishAmericans At Least 3 Killed in Oil Tank Blast Kfapis and s few new the mob made in recent mohthil Then a flare up came within the ranks the report continued Some members of the gang feared Van Meter might be captured and this might result in disclosure of the identity of new members of the jang He knew too much He had been traveling around with too many women and his companions thought this would lead him into trouble Discord Within Gang There was discord within the the report continued but it was finally agreed that if Van Me er was put out of the way their chances for a clean getaway would e enhanced The tip off to the St Paul police followed and Van Meter was slain Now it was reported the heat ms become so intense because of he killing that the gang has tem porarily abandoned its plans but may go through with them at a fu ure time The hideout said to be in the Minnesota side near the in ernational border is reported to be as safe a place as any in the world Dismiss Loan Suit DES MOINES Aug 28 torneys for the Personal Finance company of Cedar Rapids dismissed he loan companys suit to invali date the new Iowa small loan act here COINS More than 40 years ago a news boy received what was to him a curious foreign coin That incident made a collector of him and he be came one of the worlds foremost Zerbe who assembled the famous collection now owned by the Chase National bank of New York The former newsboy s in royal company for King Vie or Emmanuel of Italy is also con sidered one of todays foremost col ectors of coins Everybodys Com 3ook tells of the Zerbe and other famous collections of the first oins of the rarities oddities and values that interest all collectors amateur and professional A 10 cent cost and handling charge is all that s asked for this booklet which is a mine of information Order jour copy today Use This Coupon BUENOS AIRES Aug 28 At least three persons were killed and 100 injured 20 seriously when six oil tanks In the refining plant of the National Oil company at Campana 40 miles away blew up today The GIobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic T Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for EVERY BODYS COIN BOOK Name State Mail to Washington D C ;