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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1933, Mason City, Iowa t 0 i r1 H Aft LOU E fi HIS M M d A ft1 DEPT OF IOWA OES tlO North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX ITVE CENTS A COPy PRESS LEASED W1HE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 14 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 241 Cardozo and Predecessor Compare New Judge on Supreme Court With Holmes By HERBERT P WASHINGTON July 14 The cercumstances under which Jus tice Benjamin Cardozo came to the supreme court made it natural that his opin ions should be compared with those of his pre decessor Oliver Wendell Holmes And since Car dozo filled the vacancy left by the aged Holmes retire ment to P r i v ate l i fe there have teen occasions on which eminent lawyers have comparisons vith BENJAMIN CAWOZO made favorable these opinions as measuring sticks Hailed asa liberal when Presi dent Hoover named him to the court Justice Cordozo soon gave in dication that he was not wedded to precedent The first words he spoke from the bench were in disagree ment with the majority It was regarded significant that joining with him in that dissent were Justices Brandeis and Stone who so often had joined with great dissenter Remorseless Logic Judges march at times he once wrote to pitiless conclusions under the prod of a remoseless logic which is supposed to leave them no alternative They deplore the sacrificial rite They perform it none the leas with averted gaze convinced as they plunge the knife that they obey the bidding of their office The victim is offered up to the gods of juris prudence on the altar of regularity Perhaps one decision will be writ ten in swift graphic fashion leaving a simple word picture of what trans pired Another will contain hard SealtVith man who was alleged to have stripped him self of assets in a family corpora tion so as to protect it against its creditors Family Affair The business was a family af fair he wrote and strangers were not welcome in the family preserve tA time arrived when the unwelcome stranger seemed to break in The family combined to maintain its solidarity In a jury contempt case in which the court decided against the de fendant the justices hard and rounded reasoning is evident For the origin of the privilege jury he wrote are referred to ancient usage and for its defense to public policy Freedom of debate might be stifled and inde pendence of thought checked if jur ors were made to feel that their arguments and ballots were to be freely published to the world But the recognition of a privilege does not mean that it is without conditions or exceptions LINDBERGHS OFF FOR CARTWRIGHT Flyers Reach Botwood After 140 Mile Trip From St Johns BOTWOOD N F July 14 Col Charles A Lindbergh and Lindbergh who arrived here this morning on their aerial mapping tour of the northland hopped off again this afternoon for Cartwright Labrador The big red and black monoplane landed here about noon completing a 140 mile flight from Bay Bulls Big pond near St Johns US MINIMUM WAGE EXPECTED AGENTS DEMAND Two Ransom Notes Received by Illinois Family OHNSON WILL ASK ROOSEVELT TO ISSUE CALL HANDWRITINGOF IDFR ON LETTER New GoBetween List Is Asked by OConnell Kidnapers ALTON HI July 14 notes demanding ransom for August Luer 77 year old Alton banker have been received by Luers family it was announced here today Agents for the family said neither of the notes bore Luers handwrit ing The familys agents O S Catt and Lawrence Keller Jr said they would insist that any note from the kidnapers hear a few lines of Luers handwriting and be signed by him before they would recognize the note as genuine This is the only condition on which we will further negotiate with his captors the agents said and until we have proper proof that he is being held by one of the persols from whom we have received com munications none of the instruc tions contained in the demand note will be carried out Two Men Quizzed The agents refused to amplify their statement and would not say how the notes were received or give any description of them further questioning of a ifather ajKisontaken into InSt Louis yesterday and confined in the county jail at Edwardsville 111 last night was scheduled for today No charges have been filed against them The older man a St Louis hotel proprietor was detained by police and federal investigators after Thomas Butler Alton mayor in formed them the man telephoned suggestions designed to aid in the return of Luer Both Profess Innocence Mayor Butler said the St Louis hotel man suggested that Catt be replaced as negotiator by William Luer a son of the missing man He also was declared to have sug gested 550000 as the correct ran som amount Both the hotel man and his son professed their innocence asked to be taken to Alton to make per sonal explanation The father was quoted as saying he was intoxicated when he made the call to Mayor Butler and acted purely from friend ly interest Before coming to St Louis he managed a hotel in Alton purchased from the Luer family The Luers later repossessed the building Varied oninions as to whether a contact with the kidnapers had been made was expressed by friends of the victims family today FACTOR FREED FOR STATE OFFERED AUNT MET By Robert Guillen I dont care if it is good manners When light eaters are through I dont want em to set on an watch ma finish ASK FOR NEW LIST ALBANY N Y July 14 Daniel P OConnell uncle of the kidnaped John J Jr received a let ter from the kidnapers today ord ering the family to submit a new list of intermediaries to be published in three New York newspapers the Sun Journal and WorldTelegram The list of gobetweens the third offered by the family has been sent to the New York papers The letter received today was signed by the kidnaped youth The Turn to Page 5 Column B WHEAT SOARS IN CLOSING TRADE Reach Seasons High Marks Canadian Crop Reports Awaited CHICAGO July 14 prices soared abruptly to the sea sons highest levels in the last five minutes of trading today Crop re ports from unofficial observers now touring the wheat provinces of Canada are expected tomorrow and the belief they would probably show considerably more damage than official reports led to wild buying before the close An upturn of almost 2 cents bushel in the last fe minutes en abled wheat to close as much as 4 li cents above yesterdays finish Other grains were little affected although corn managed to close about 2 cents a bushel higher John the Factor Chicago is shown here ex hausted and hiilf blind after he wns freed by kidnapers who had held him prisoner since July 1 The rich speculator who is licensed of swindling British investors out of was kidnaped from n roadhousc near Chicago July 1 and was released July 12 Factor ad mitted ransom was paid Centra Press Photo Governor in Auto Crash Little Hurt Delivers Address at Newton After Car Overturns NEWTON July 14 Clyde Herring arrived here shortly after 11 a m today after a delay at Altoona where his automobile overturned Although the car was badly dam aged the governor sustained only a sprained neck and left shoulder Adjt Gen Charles H Grahl who was driving sustained a bruised knee Makes Scheduled Tails Governor Herring made his sched uled address at the morning pro gram of Maytag day in observance oi the seventysixth birthday anni versary of P L Maytag financier before visiting a physician The doctor said the governor was not seriously hurt but would be stiff and sore for a few days General Grahl said he believfed some part of the steering apparatus of the car broke The front wheels started to shimmy Genera Grahl said he applied the brakes and the car was thrown into the ditch Thrown Across Road The machine traveling east was thrown acrosa the road turned over uprighted and headed back west be fore it came to a stop in a ditch The windshield and several window glasses were broken and the fenders were damaged The accident occur red 10 miles west of Altoona about two and onehalf miles west of Way side Inn The governor phoned to Des Moines for another car but a pas serby enroute to Des Moinea turned around and brought the governor and General Grahl to Newton Elliott Roosevelts Divorce Suit Filed MINDKN Nev July liott Roosevelt second son of the president filed suit here today for a divorce from Elizabeth Donner Roosevelt of Philadelphia His com plaint charged extreme cruelty OFFICER SLAIN BY TRiO OF BANDITS Payroll Robbers Escape as Policeman Goes Down in Bullet Shower PHILADELPHIA July 14 Three robbers shot to death a policeman and stole a pay roll he was guarding today in the factory office of the Allied Kid com pany The policeman Charles Stock burger 50 went down under a shower of bullets as the gunmen rushed in He had no time to draw his pistol The robbers apparently trailed an automobile carrying Stockburger and two employes of the company from a bank where they obtained the money They went to the office on the second floor and the police man remained on guard A few minutes later the robbers burst into the room and fired While one killer stood guard the other two rushed into the office picked up the money and fled downstairs The three disappeared in an automobile ST PAUL KIDNAPING VICTIMS TO SET JOB OFFICES owa and U S Making Plans for Starting Public Works DES MOINES July 14 State Labor Commissioner Wenig announced today that approxima ely 523000 had been made avail able to Iowa for establishment of tatefederal employment offices in cities However the state must provide L similar amount to obtain the 23000 from the federal govern ment alloted under the Wagner un imployment relief bill Wenig said The state has not yet taken steps o qualify for the grant Wenig said nut he anticipated that such action vill be taken The labor commission yesterday accepted requests of several cities or employment offices and rejected others Wenig said he could not an nounce which cities were accepted until legal formalities have been completed through the attorney gen erals office The federalstate employment of fices are the first step in anticipa tion of the public works program These offices will enroll Iowas un employed and attempt to place them when the public works pro gram is started in the state Governor Herring said tha nhare ln tjxe pubUc worfc to possibly 590000000 The total al lotment the governor said will de pend upon which loxva projects tar accepted by the federal works ad ministration Kraschel Conies Homo DES MOINES July 14 Lieut Gov N G Kraschel returned today from Washington where hi conferred with Hugh Johnson direc tor of the federal public works pro gram regarding projects to be un dertaken in Iowa Kraschel who is state coordina tor of the public works program was in Washington the past week endeavoring to hasten appointment of a federal coordinator for Iowa so that the relief program might be started at once State Superintendent of Banking D W Bates returned with Kraschel Bates had conferred with Henry Morgenthau Jr regarding a grant of 5108000000 obtained for refi naning farm mortgages in Iowa banks Both Bates and Kraschel de clined statements today V A Two prominent St Paul men who were kidnaped by L gung who attempted to force one to mutilate the other The intended victim ot mutilation Dr W H Hedberg chiropractor la shown hero on left AVhen found he was suffering from a liullct wound and had been beaten Dr E G Endbcrg secretary of the Minnesota state hoard ot medical examiners was drugged and left in sin mitoinolilln in the path of an approaching trnln He escaped death when the train tossed the automobile Into a ditch Central Press 1hoto One Baby Dies Nobody Wants to Keep Qther One Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July fellow Roosevelt can close the banks he can tell in dustry how much to pay and how many hours to work He can hold back the sun he can evap orate the water but when he de manda that a postmaster has to be able to read thats carrying dictatorship too far When he takes the postmasters out of poli tics he Is monkeying with the very fundamentals of American political parties How is the army going to fight if they dont get any of the loot I tell you this suggestion of his is bordering on treason The idea of a postmaster being able to read It looks like an undemocratic move to favor the college man I tell you he will ruin the democratic party We mustnt let him get away with it Yours WILL HOT MeNnilicht Syndicate GIVES DISTRIBUTION WASHINGTON July 14 The public works administration to day told how ft intended to distri Turn to K Column i Balbo and Fleet of 24 Seaplanes Reach Montreal Glide to Smooth Landing on River After Their 500 Mile Journey MONTREAL July 14 Italian air armada of 24 seaplanes led by General Italo Balbo across the north Atlantic for a visit to the Century of Progress exposition at Chicago landed safely here this aft ernoon completing the sixth lap of Its daring flight The flagship Balbo piloted by the handsome bearded young air minister dropped flown into the St Lawrence river here at p m eastern standard time having cov ered the 500 miles from Shediac N B where they rested last night in 3 hours 34 minutes Other ships of the giant arma da which flew over the state of Maine on todays journey descend ed behind their leader in groups of three and taxied to moorings which had been prepared in ad vance General Balbo brought his plane down at p m and at all the ships had alighted upon the river after circling above the city amid the shouts of a huge welcom ing crowd and the uproar of me chanical noisemakers It was assumed that after a nights rest here and entertainment by local and Canadian organiza tions the fascist flying party would leave tomorrow for Chicago Tale of 2 Women Who Met in Corridors of Hospital By DALE HARRISON NEW YORK July 14 were two women trudging slowly the corridors of Bellevuc hospital from the maternity ward In the arms of one Ida Mariano slept her newborn baby The arms of the other woman Mrs Victoria Barrett were empty I had a baby too whispered Victoria Barrett to Ida Mariano He did not live The other woman said nothing May I nee your baby asked Mrs Barrett Pulls Blanket Back Ida Mariano pulled the blanket back They stood there two women He is so sweet cooed Mrs Bar rett My did not live She repeated it as though it were new as though it were necessary some how to repeat it to make even herself believe Ida Mariano said You like my baby yes Victoria Barrett replied Oh yes indeed I could love him Ida Mariano held the baby forth in her arms Do yon want him linby Changes Hands It was in the corridors of Belle vue yesterday A tiny tiny hands Ida Mariano went out into the street Her arms were empty When Victoria Barrett got home she told her husband Charles what she had done Our baby she said is dead yet we have a baby see how sweet he is and he will be our own just aa though our own Her husband said no Victoria Barrett only 10 carried the infant back to the hospital They could not take it There was the law to consider Mrs Barrett should take the baby to the little baby that was not hers Cell Not Nursery Ot course the police had no place for a baby A cell is not a nursery A turnkey is not a nursemaid The police turned it over to a foundling asylum They made a no tation for the records They would look vip Ida Mariano and ask her about the affair It was grist Po licemen are practical persons They were two women and they met in the corridors of Bcllevue hospital One had had a child died That wns her tragedy The other had had a child lived That was her tragedy Victoria Barrett Ida Mariano that that Colfax Man Named in Alienation Suit NEWTON July 14 alienation of his wifes affections George Hurley of Livonia Mo filed a damage suit against Henry Weithers of Colfax WORLD MEET TO RECESS JULY 27 All Committees Notified to Have Reports Ready by Next Friday LONDON July 14 steer ing committee of the world econ omic conference decided today to recess the worldwide parley on July 27 All committees were notified ro liave theicomplete reports ready jy next Friday The full bureau meeting will be conducted the following Tuesday and the final plenary session will be held the twentyseventh It is understood that great care will be taken to avoid a note of inality at the plenary session Expected to Resume There will be a clear indication that the conference is expected to esume at a future date This at itude would permit continuation of the tariff truce which was for the duration of the parley and which many nations desire not to termi nate The plenary session will have to confirm the steering committees de cision to close out the deliberations but leaders consider this a mere formality Senator James Couzens of Mich igan was the center of interest to day in a private meeting of the subcommittee which is considering the question of commercial indebt edness Senator Disgusted It was understood the senator ex pressed disgust at the lack of pro gress and declared that the sub committee might as well adjourn James M Cox of Ohio then called his colleague aside for a few min utes confidential talk after which Mr Couzens withdrew his remark Henry L Stimson former secre tary of state visited conference headquarters today and held a long conversation with his successor at Washington Cordell Hull This was the first time Mr Stimson had vis ited the delegations office Reject Demurrers to Indictments Against Insull Firm Officers CHICAGO July 14 Judge James H Wilkinson today overruled demurrers to indictments against 19 officers and directors of the Bankrupt Corporation Securities company Insull investment house The court directed the 17 defendants who have been served with the in dictment to enter their picas next Tuesday on charges of use of the malls to defraud the investing pub lic General Industry Code toHurry Increase in Buying Power WASHINGTON July 14 mmlnence of action by President Roosevelt for establishment of na ional minimum wages and maxi mum working hours was indicated oday but the method remained to be decided Two motivating factors apparent y lead in that direction the desire o boost purchasingpower steadily and simultaneously to guard igalnst excess production under vay in attempts to take advantage f expected higher prices The plan which would be volun ary would call for a general week y level of 35 hours work at 514 minimum wage for labor and 40 hours with 15 minimum for cler cal and store help Issuo General Cull The prospect is for a general call for business and industry to join under a temporary voluntary agreement to such a limit of work ng hours and wages At a press conference Hugh S Johnson said as the administrator he believed he would shortly ask the president to issue such a call and that meantime he was gather ing a tremendous volume infor mation needed to reach a decision The blanket agreement would nc effectlva until individual industrial codes which set up feade organl andpurchasl4g powerand1 inate undesirable practices over production and price cutting can be approved Raise Buying Power The idea back of the general code is to get the purchasing power of American laborers and white collar workers increased immediately so that before hot weather is over the upward spiral sought by Presi dent Roosevelt will have a substan tial basis Shortly after Johnson received two of the new voluntary agree ments to control competition raise wages and reduce workinghours he set them for public hearing on July 20 These were submitted by the American petroleum Industry and tile womens clonk and suit division of the apparel Industry The lumber trades code also is to he heard on that day He delayed for a time setting learinga on the codes presented by he associated general contractors and bituminous coal operators from 4 states Schedules Are Listed These are the schedules on which he four new codes propose to in crease purchasing power by em ploying more men at higher wages basic minimum wage oi 5 a day for underground workers maximum hours to be decided at the hearings wages 40 to 47 cents an hour for a 40 hour week Contractors Minimum wages 29 13 to 41 14 cents an hour de pending upon the state with a maximum 150 hour month against the present estimated 206 hour month Womens cloak and cents to 1 an hour for a 40 hour week In the cose of neither of these did Johnson give advance indorse ment He Indicated the oil code Turn tn Injre f Column 4 FULFILL COTTON REDUCTION PLAN WASHINGTON July 14 Secretary Wallace today announced fulfillment of tbe cotton acreage re duction plan I Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy nnrt cooler Fri day night with thunderstorms Friday afternoon or night In southeast portion Saturday fair cooler In southeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurca for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 02 Minimum In Night 71 At A M Friday Rainfall 06 Inch Mason Citys hope for rain again went 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