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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1934, Mason City, Iowa C ft Hit MCM Aflf Of IT fl MO I F IS North DAILY PAPER flrftorf 1m the Home MEWSPAPKft THAT MARKS ALL NORTH KWAMS JfEKHBBOiW HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 80 1934 NO 278 Rainey Had Big Power Held Dictatorship He Fought Most of Life By HERBERT PLUMMER Aug 30 One of the most curious facts in the political ca reer of Henry T Rainey was that at the time of his death be held the very power as speaker against which he had crusaded a great part of his public life During his one term in the speakership that office was clothed with such author ity that members of the and republicans alike prevented from exercising little more than a voting member 3 Not Reed Cannon Clark or Long worth in the heyday of their pow ers as speaker enjoyed such ab solute control as did the kindly whitehaired farmerstatesman from Illinois Yet it was Rainey who joined heartily with Norris of Nebraska fnow in the senate back in 1910 in the fight which took away from Uncle Joe Cannon the czanstic powers of the speaker Made No Apologies He made no apologies during the seventythird congress for the ever increasing authority he exercised If he ever said anything about it it is not a matter of record He believed firmly that the eco nomic condition of the country and the world during the time he was speaker made it vitally necessary that the recommendations of the ad ministration be applied quickly Not fc to do so he argued would have in validated them II His faith in what he had done was II summed up aptly in the closing mo I ments of the congress when after II handingthegavel to Republican Leader be advanced to the democratic side and declared An historic congress is about to end its second and last session m this congress we have enacted more legislation we have done more work and we have talked less than m any other congress in the history of this republic Used Gag Kule Rainey and his aides were able to reach the crest of power they did by use of a form of procedure in the house known as the special or socalled gag rule By means of this they were able to bring up a measure for immediate considera tion restrict debate and choke off amendments They went back to a precedent 01 120 years standing for their au thority Nothing like It had been seen by the oldest of house observers There were plenty of complaints even threats of outright revolt on the part of members But Rainey stuck to his guns beating down opposition in forceful and at times ruthless fashion Dickinson Comments on Sinclairs Choice by California Demos CHICAGO Aug 30 t J Dickinson of Iowa com menting on the nomination of Upton Sinclair as democratic candidate for governor for California said If the people of California elect Upton Sinclair which I dont believe they will we will have in this country a real socialistic doubt the new dealers in Washington are happy with the results in Califor nia The statement was issued through republican headquarters STRIKE SET FOR SATURDAY NIGHT Iowa Boxcar Thief Slain in Gun Battle TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Scattered showers probable Thursday night and Friday warmer in the east and south portions Thursday night Warmer in the extreme east and cooler in the northwest por tion Friday MINNESOTA Cloudy scat tered showers in east portion Thursday night and possibly Friday morning wanner in ex treme east portion Thursday cooler in west portion Triday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 69 Minimum in Night 51 At 8 A M Thursday 53 Rainfall 35 Augusts rainfall total was in creased to 325 inches by the third of an inch plus which is only about half an inch less than the 50 year aver age for August in Mason City S ATTORNEYS TO PROBE NEW DEAL THEORIES J Edgar Hoover Says Too Many Criminals Escape Prison MILWAUKEE Aug 30 Spurred to action by repeated at tacks on the new deal during its convention here and the claims that the Roosevelt program is breaking down the constitution the American Bar association today decided to in vestigate the effects of these new theories The associations executive com mittee acting after the general council unanimously adopted a res olution calling for an examination of the new deal drew up instruc tions that the incoming president appoint a committee to carry on the inquiry The general council consists of bar delegates from each state The councils demand had a non partisan tinge in that the investiga tion was proposed by George L Buis of Charleston S Car a dem ocrat and was seconded by Charles E Lane of Cheyenne Wyo a repub lican Diversity ot Opinion The resolution stated that the rapid development in recent months of novel legislation and govern mental trends in the federal govern ment has resulted in a great diver the Uni ted to the effect of these theories It said these new ideas affect the rights and liberties of American citizens and create a crisis in which the people look to the bar for advice It added that the theories affect the maintenance of the guarantees furnished by the United States constitution The committee on investigation will be instructed to report its find ings at next years convention Too Many Escape J Edgar Hoover who directs the federal force that ended the career of John Dillinger today said too many major criminals escape from barred cells and voiced a belief that nonfeasance or malfeasance upon the part of jail officials too often is responsible Whether our prisoners should be places of punishment for crime or ibodes in which entertainment is is I admit not my affair he said in an address before the American Bar association but I do maintain that they should be in stitutions from which major crim inals cannot escape and that any Tnrnto Page 3 Column 3 US STEEL WILL CUT DOWN HOURS Eliminating Saturday Work Means Cut of Tenth for Salaried Employes NEW YORK Aug 30 United States Steel corporation an nounced today that it will eliminate Saturday work for all salaried em ployes which will involve a salary cut of practically 10 per cent effec tive next Sept 1 The company issued the following statement In view of the present basis of operations Saturday work is irreg ular and unsatisfactory The corpor ation has therefore recommended to its subsidiaries that effective Sept 1 and at least until marked improvement in operations takes place Saturday work for its salar ied employes be eliminated and sal aries adjusted accordingly This will involve a decrease of practically 10 per cent for all sal aried classes affected PREPARE ORDER FOR GENERAL TEXTILE STRIKE Meeting in Washington members of the strike committee of the United Textile Workers ate shown as they worked on the official draft of the order for a general strike affecting some 460000 cotton mill work ers Left to right Francis Gorman chairman of the strike committee Emll Ricve of Milwaukee William i Kelley of Philadelphia and Abraham Binns of New Bedford Mass Associated Press JULIAN RESIGNS POLITICAL POST Treasurer of United States Leaves Ohio Democratic National Committee WASHINGTON Aug 30 William A Julian treasurer of the United States today made public his resignation asmember of the democratic national committee for Ohio Hj3 resignation was diselosedina brief letter to Postmaster General Farley chairman of the democratic national committee saying simply that I herewith submit my resig nation as a member of the national committee for Ohio Julians withdrawal from active politics was in line with other sim ilar resignations either from party posts or government positions fol lowing the enunciation by the na tional administration of a policy looking toward severance of a too close alliance between parties and government office Store Ads Announce Customer Debts of Canceled NEW YORK Aug 30 3earn department store announced in newspaper advertisements today it had canceled customers debts aggregating Earlier this week the firm said it would discontinue all dividends for one year in order to lower prices and stimulate buying The Hearn announcement today said Several thousand people owe Hearns for debts incurred on time payments before this store went on a cash hasis two years ago To them we say Forget it Theres a new deal You owe us nothing To that we formally and finally relinquish all claims Man Who Murdered Mrs Pauline Rankin Succumbs to Wounds MINNEAPOLIS Aug 30 Sam Wallowitch known also as Ramsey who police said shot himself after fatally wounding Mrs Pauline Rankin in an apartment here died in a hospital last night The woman succumbed Wednes day morning The shooting took place Tuesday as the culmination of a quarrel Mrs was a former resi dent of Mason City Israel Levitan Quits Germany for London BERLIN Aug 29 A Levitan Rock sland HI American correspondent for the Jewish Tele graphic agency has left for London after being summoned to secret po lice headquarters where he was questioned Afterwards detectives visited his address and examined certain papers He was not arrested or expelled it was explained but given to understand he might be if he remained here Suspension of Floyd and Hancock County Contracts Is Lifted DES MOINES Aug 30 pension ban on cornhog contracts in Hancock and Floyd counties was lifted leaving only 12 Iowa counties on the suspension list Checkers are working in the remaining counties Farmers in Woodoury county re ceived in cornhog checks and Mills county farmers were paid Girl Shoots Her Father and Mother Tries to Save Mother From Beating and Kills Both CHICA Aug 30 year old Aiina Maietta and her six brothers and sisters were without mother or father today Anna killec attempl to protect the mother from a savage beating One of the four bullets she fired into her fathers body last night penetrated into that of the mother The mother Mrs Jennie Maietta 38 died instantly James 43 the father died today at the Cook coun ty hospital In her bed at the juvenile deten tion home Anna was inconsolable in her grief for her mother Dry eyed she turned her face to the wall and refused to listen to the comforting words of matrons She had not been told that her father had died Calls for Police Anna had run from her home to a neighborhood candy store scream ing Ive shot my daddy Call the police Then she collapsed and it was not until she was revived at the Marquette police station that she learned that the bullets had brought death to the woman she sought to save Her parents had been quarrelling all evening she told police Innum erable other quarrels all had ended the same beatings for the mother Anna secreted her fathers revolver in her own room When Maietta threw his wife to the floor and began striking her the girl seized the revolver and fired four times 4 Shots Find Mark Each of the four shots found their mark A cousin Dominick Esposito rushed into the room and one of the bullets also struck him His wound was not serious Maietta had been out of work and had suffered reverses in recent busi ness ventures Anna told the police A suspected pathological case the father at1 one time had refused to accompany authorities for a mental examination and had threatened to kill them all if he was forced to do so Tbe tragedy was witnessed by Annas younger sister and three younger brothers Two older sisters were at their work as entertainers in the Italian village at the Worlds fair Burlington Brewery to Be 4th in State BURLINGTON Aug 30 contract was signed here today with the Frick company of Waynesboro Pa by the Burlington Brewing company for complete equipment and installation of machinery in the former Moehn Brewery company building here This marks the es tablishment of the fourth brewery in Iowa since the legalizing of manufacture and sale of beer to the state Woman Fatally Injured CARROLL Aug 30 Joseph Bauer of Sioux City was atally injured when the car driven by her husband collided with one driven by Mrs J M Duffey of Vail near hert ITALY CONTROLS AUSTRIA CLAIM Starhemberg on Payroll of Mussolini Says Exiled Franz Winkler By JAMES A MILLS Copyright 1034 by tin Ansodatcd PRAHA Czecnofflovkia Aug 30 Winkler former Austrian vice chancellor charged today that Prince yon Starhemberg presenfcivice on Mussolinis payroll since 1929 Austria today is completely in the hands of Mussolini said Wink ler a fugitive from his country In a startling interview he listed the Vatican as among the contrib utors to von Starhembergs fascist heimwehr home guard in its fight against naziism Smashed Negotations Mussolini he said smashed nego tiations when Germany and Austria were on the point of an agree ment 18 mouths ago Von Starhemberg has received not less than since 1929 to do Italys dirty work in Aus tria Winkler said The first Judas money given by Mussolini to von Starhemberg was split at the time with the no torious German major Pabst once a heimwehr leader who was ex pelled from Austria in Von Starhemberg also received from Chancellor Schober of Austria for a period of two years monthly from a fund put up by Austrian bankers to fight com munism Von Starhemberg also drew large sums from funds con tributed to Dollfuss the late chancellor by Viennese Jews and the Vatican and used it to maintain heimwehr troops Step by Step Step by step Italy has obtained ever increasing control of Austria Winkler said Through von Star hemberg Dollfuss was brought un der the hypnotic influence of Mus solini Austria is today a cemetery in which dictators are in a frenzy of bloodlust Winkler concluded But even Napoleon was forced finally to capitulate to the will of nations History will repeat itself in Aus trias Charge Branded Lie ROME Aug 30 He from begining to end was an au thoritative reaction here today to Tarn to Page 3 Column 3J Union That Called and Directed Truck Strike Is Outvoted MINNEAPOLIS Aug 30 The union which called and directed two strikes of Minneapolis truck drivers today found itself outvoted na majority of the firms in which representatives to negotiate with employers were chosen Workers in 58 establishments de cided upon independent committees o represent them while in 50 firms General Drivers and Helpers union ocal No 574 was accorded the right of representation in yester days balloting A tie vote resulted to eight cosa anies while in 28 other firms re mits were still disputed The fif een hundred truck drivers and ther employers participating voted by companies rather than as a unit The election which was under he supervision of the regional labor oard opens the way for continued negotiations on a wage scale BODY IS MISSING THOUGHTMOVED BY COMPANIONS Railroad Agent Fires on Suspect Phones for Sidney Sheriff PAYNE Aug 30 today were seeking the body of a member of a gang of boxcar thieves who Special Agent Glenn Craven of the Burlington road asserted was shot to death in an early morning gun battle Sheriff John T Redenuaugh of Sidney said that Glen Craven of St Joseph Mo special Burlington railroad agent told him he saw the man fall in the road when he beat the alleged robber to the draw Cravfin examined the body which was riddled with shotgun slugs the sheriff said Redenbaugh said that Craven phoned for aid When the sheriff reached the scene the body had dis appeared apparently being spirited away while the agent went to a telephone to call the sheriff Watched Several Nights Craven had been watching s eral nights for thieves who had been breaking into boxcars The sheriff said that all the boxes in the car had been opened and that the men had been working ror some time He said he believed there were three or four members in the gang ant that they the body of their companion in an automobile Both Craven and O H Abbott another special agent of the railroad were in Omaha today in an effort to trace the car and the body while Redenbaugh combed the marshes along the Missouri river to obtain a clew to the thieves whereabouts Early today Craven from his hid ing place saw two men break into a car on a siding near the depot Started Down Road Craven watched while the men carried five boxes of wearing ap parel and other articles from the car One of the men Craven said then started down the road ap parently to summon a car in which to load the loot Craven lying in a nearby field shouted for the men to halt then fired with his sawed off shotgun when the man reached for his hip The man fell The oilier man Craven said then started firing from the boxcar be fore vanishing in the darkness Payne is across the Missouri river from Nebraska City Nebr about 50 miles southeast of Omaha Spectacular Landing of Flaming Airplane Saves Lives of Four WAXAHACHIE Tex Aug SO spectacular lauding of a flaming airplane fired by the pre mature vexplosion of a rain mak ing bomb was credited today with saving the lives of four persons in the craft James A Boze self styled rain producer who had gone aloft in his third attempt to break the drought in this section was burned seriously on hands arms and face Lou Foote the pilot and Mrs Gertrude Jeffries wth cf Dallas suffered minor burns The fourth occupant a man named Terry of Dallas was not injured Twelve hundred feet above the earth Boze tossed one of his bombs for the benefit of newsreel camer amen It exploded and sparks ignited the right wing Flames swept over the ship as three more bombs which Boze attempted to throw out also exploded Foote dived the plane toward a cotton field and made a perfect anding in the blazing ship It jounced 10 or 15 feet and stopped The occupants jumped out of the plane and it was consumed in flames several minutes later Two lowans Fatally Injured in Collision CHICAGO Aug 30 J OConnell 32 and Lee Morley 32 3oth of Tama Iowa and Edward Silby 35 of Nashville Tenn were fatally injured and three others Hirt when two automobiles collided r suburban Niles center Walter Tail address undetermined but be ieved from Iowa wan among the seriously injured Lawmaking by Strikes Up to Public Head of Textile Code Says Demand Made of America By TA1XOK HENRY CWSHlIht 1034 In MM AMOClatrd NEW YORK Aug 30 cotton textile code authority put the question of lawmaking by strike up to the American public and the 682 industries under NRA codes to day Speaking as a governmental of chairman of the cotton textile code A Sloan told the Associated Press to day that the American people are now faced with a demand that con sideration be given to amending a law under a threat of force Sloan who is also president of the cotton textile institute refused yesterday to confer with union lead ers of the United Textile Workers of America in an effort to prevent the calling out of 600000 cotton textile workers in a general strike by noon today Injury to Public The bitterest injury will be in flicted on the public he said to day At the best it is industrial warfare and it almost inevitably runs into intimidation and physical warfare Sloan stated that the strike was pointed not only against the cotton industry but against all codified in dustry Under the NRA there are 682 codes of fair competition he point ed out They all have provisions for hours and wages which like those of the cotton textile code have had the careful consideration of labor consumers and industry before approval by the president Faced With Question The government the public and the 682 industries are now faced with the question Is it in the interest of the pub lic that consideration be given to amending a law under a threat of force Following Sloans refusal to con fer with union leaders Francis J Gorman vice president of the Unit ed Textile Workers of America in harge of strike arrangements said that the strike would be called be fore noon today effective at mid night Friday WOOL SILK AND RAYON WORKERS TOAWAITORDER First Work Day After Effective Date to Be Sept 4 UPTON SINCLAIR WILL VISIT F R California Demo Candidate for Governor Will Not Talk Politics HYDE PARK N Y Aug 30 HP Roosevelt and Upton Sinclair democratic candidate for governor of California are going to lave a talk but not about politics Sinclair one time socialist who carried off the democratic guberna torial primary in California Tuesday asked the president yesterday for an appointment and it was granted with the understanding Sinclair would come to talk business Mr Roosevelt has been keeping out of state political campaigns and will adhere to this policy no matter who the candidate is When Sinclair will see the presi dent was not indicated although it was considered likely he will come o Hyde Park where the president lans to stay several weeks Mr Roosevelt had a day free of appointments today and with Mrs Roosevelt made a visit to the Dut chess county fair the scene of his early boyhood playground Tax Instructions to County Officials Are Sent Out by Board DES MOINES Aug 30 structions to county officials for complying with the order of the state board of assessment and re new eliminating the state property tax levy were placed in the mail to day for distribution the state ex ecutive council announced On taxes for the last half of 1934 due Saturday state oficials explain ed that abolishment of the state evy will mean a savings to tax payers of approximately on each thousand dollars of taxable faluation of personal property and real holdings Refunds will be made to persons tvho already have paid their tax ills for the last half of 1934 Coun y auditors will handle the replace ment details while the treasurers will make refunds WASHINGTON Aug 80 strike of cotton textile workers was called today and later a threat to call a strike of workers in the silk and wool industries unless ers complied with conditions laid down for the cotton textile industry was voiced by Francis J Gorman chairman of the textile strike com mittee The general strike of ootton workers was set for p m urday night Gorman said telegrams had been sent to the silk and wool industry asking an immediate conference At the same time Gorman an nounced the strike committee would confer with Lloyd Garrison chair man of the national labor relations board this afternoon in an effort to find a possible adjustment of ferences Sees No Settlement There will be no settlement said unless we obtain eonoesfflon from the employers The conference this afternoon was a continuation of one held with Garrison last night Gorman said Garrison called on the United Tex tile Workers to aid in exploring settlement possibilities The strike head announced the executive council had just complet ed a conference with the silk group headed by Prank Schweitzer Paterson N X secretary of American Federation Work ers and of Pawtucket Rhode IsIariSvdiiair man of the New England silk oon ference George Hummell and Harry Walton of Pennsylvania and others Telegram to Van Horn A telegram was sent to Peter Van Horn chairman of the silk textile code authority Gorman said how ever the strike committee did not wish to meet with the code author ity as such but with the owners themselves Workers to the wool silk rayon and synthetic yarn industries were ordered to stand by for further or ders The first working day after the effective date will be Sept 4 Tbe strike order follows To all locals Strike of all cotton textile work ers will begin at oclock your time Saturday night Put all pre vious instructions into effect Wool silk and rayon and synthetic yarn membership stand by for further orders Victory through solidarity Francis J Gorman chairman special strike committee United Textile Workers of America Sent by Telegraph The order for the strike the larg est numerically to confront the Roosevelt administration was tick ed out over a telegraph key set up in the headquarters of the strike committee It went to the local union headquarters over the ooun ry which in turn will transmit tt o their memberships A large group of United Textile Workers officials and officers of a Turn fcr Pane a Column CAN IT This 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