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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home I 3 U M K i OF IOWA i I N E S ft THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXIX VIVE CENTS A COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1HB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 19 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 245 FINAL TRIBUTE TO HAUCEN PLANNED 18 STATES BACK OF REPEAL WITH 17 SET TO VOTE Alabama Wet by 2 to 1 Arkansas by 3 to 2 Margin BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas and Alabama first states of the solid south to speak on the prohibition amendment have voted for its repeal Approximate and incomplete fig ures slKwed Wednesday that Ala bama favored repeal by about 2 to 1 The vote for repeal in Arkansas was 3 to 2 Tuesdays vote brought the num ber of states on record for repeal to 18 with prohibitionists yet to score their first victory Tcrinessce voters will register their decision Thursday with Ore gon following Friday Thirtysix states must vote for repeal if the prohibition amendment is to be nul lified 15 Have Dates Set In addition to Tennessee and Ore gon 15 rtates have fixed definite dates before early November to vote on repeal States that have voted for repeal are Michigan Wisconsin Rhode Island Wyoming New Jersey Del aware Indiana Massachusetts New York Illinois Iowa Connec ticut New Hampshire Nevada California West Virginia Alabama and Arkansas States voting next month are Arizona Missouri Texas and Bothers to Vote Says M B A Merged to Escape Receiver DIES SUDDENLY A D KLEIN A D Klein Dies at Sons Home in Chisholm Minn Heart Disease Causes Death of Former Mason City Tile Firm Employe AD Klein CO former sales man ager of the Mason City Brick and Tile company died at the home of his son at Chisholm Minn Tues day evening according to commu nications received by his associates inMason pity Ccame suddenly ivaa BOARD INDORSES JOHNSONS PLAN TO SPEED CODES Approves General Wage Lift Hour Limit Proposal WASHINGTON July 19 he special industrial advisory oard composed of cabinet members oday formally indorsed the plans of lugh S Johnson recovery adminis rator for a campaign to bring all ndustry and business quickly into age raising and hour limiting vol ntary agreements Changes in procedure from the fans originally drawn were sug esCed by Attorney General Cum nings and Secretary Wallace The board decided these should be ade and General Johnson imme iately set about revising the forms y which subscribing firms will ome under the general limit Direct to President After this he will take them di ect to President Roosevelt for his inal approval The chief executive already had ndicated that he would rely chiefly n Johnsons judgment as to what s needed to make the recovery cam aign successful The approval of the board was made known in a short and cryptic tatement by Secretary Roper its SOME CLASS IN WHISKERS andVNew Mexicoand In October Florida On Nov 7 repeal will be passed upon by North Carolina Ohio Turn to Page 2 Column 1 MAN AND WOMAN HELD AS BANDITS 2 Posse Members Shot and Wounded One Prob ably Fatally Hurt FENNVILLE Mich July 19 UP Two members of a posse were shot and wounded one probably fatally today In a chase which resulted ID the capture of a man and a woman who had held up the old state bank at Fennville Russell McKellups one of the posse was shot in the head and may die and Kenneth Jackson Fennville councilman was shot in the ear His wounds physicians said are not serious The man and woman who gave their names as Edward Austin and his wife Grace both 45 of Bravo Mich were not injured They en tered the bank shortly after a m by breaking a window at the rear bound the janitor DeWitt Steenburg and awaited the arrival of Marvin Harrison assistant cashier Harrison arrived shortly before 8 a m and was forced to open the bank vault The pair took all the available money and fled by auto mobile A hastily organized posse gave chase cornered the pair three miles west of the village and a gun battle followed After the two men fej with bullet wounds the pair sur rendered and were taken to the Allegan county jail AUNT HET By Robert Quillen If you see a nice girl walkin home now it aint the old story Its just the old car funeral arraingeni ents tiaIV not completed Wednesday morning lut Mason City friends of the fam ily were of the opinion the body would be taken to Baltimore Md ormer home of the Kleins for bur News of Mr Kleins death came aa a surprise here as he left Mason iity last week apparently in good health although he had complained f a pain in the chest and went to hisholm for a period of rest and consultation in the home of his doc or son A D Klein Jr With Firm Since 1931 Until his resignation was accept ed by the concern 10 days ago Mr Klein had been in tha employ of he Mason City Brick and Tile com any since 1921 The third genera lion in a family active in the burned clay industry Mr Klein evinced a rofessional pride In his work He vas born In Baltimore May 27 1873 and his first training for his chosen occupation was gained from experi ence under his father All hia school ng was received from the eight frades of common school and from he school of hard knocks he of en told his friends Mr Klein had his first contact with the Mason City Brick and Tile company 20 years ago when as a jart owner of a company in Omaha ic started purchasing goods from he tile works here Before assum ing the office of sales manager he was the Minnesota representative of the company with offices in Minneapolis Besides his son at Chisholm Mr Klein is survived by Mrs Klein anc two other sons the RevJohn A Klein rector of the Episcopa church at Chamberlain S Dak and J H Klein Sioux Falls S Dak who is with the auditing depart ment of the state of South Dakota In Civic Organizations During his residence here Mr Klein was active member of severa civic organizations He was a mem ber of the Masons Rotary club Chamber of Commerce Minneapoli Athletic club Elks Izaak Walto league and the Automobile club H was at one time member of th board of directors and secretary o the builders exchange at Baltlmor and for some time served as direc tor of the National Bricklayers as soclation Upon learning of Mr Klein death A W Beecher one of Mi Kleins former associates In th Mason City Brick and Tile com pany left by automobile for Chis holm Tuesday night accompanie by Mrs Beecher and their son Don Husband Refused to Talk Without Liquo CHICAGO July 19 Rose Wach in a bill for divorce a leged that when her husband Frank came home 10 years ag with a bottle of liquor and she too it away from him he closed up Hk a clam and hadnt spoken to he since She also charged he was cruel halrraan procedure and forms f or he statement werfe consideration and were approved subject to some minor changes sug gested by the department of justice and the secretary of agriculture Forms of Changes The forms with the suggested hanges are in the possession of Seneral Johnson and will be given out by him Johnson confirmed that this re erred to the blanket code program but warned that it had to have for mal presidential sanction before the rogram could proceed He has indicated separate types No these men have no connection with the House of David They are six of tho 200 members of the FranMIn county Whisker club From left to right ore Dwight Purcall of the Hampton Chronicle James Coon ley of the Coonley grocery George Patterson ol the Patterson dry goods Charles Harrison of the Hampton 5 and 10 cent store Tom Pur Jr of the Hampton Chronicle and Robert Coonley who is in the sign business 8000at Whisker Club Celebration in Hampton ror manufacturing industries busi ness and trade organizations These agreements are to be in effect temporarily until the more deliberate process of passing upon and promulgating individual codes or each line of business can be car ried out Immediate Boost Johnsons hope is that the blanket 5lan will give an immediate huge ift to the purchasing power of the countrys working masses so as to absorb a sustained large industrial production and keep up with the ad vance in price levels While the cabinet board was in session several more individual in dustrial codes were being considered at public hearings before deputy in dustrial administrators these in cluding the electrical and shipbuild ing industries OPPOSE PLAN OF IOWA COMPANY Documents Filed Attacking Illinois Reinsurance Proposal CHICAGO July 18 insurance of the Illinois Life Insur ance company policy holders by the Central Life Assurance society mu tual of Des Moines was opposed by three groups Including the policy holders protective committee in the federal court here today Documents attacking the Iowa company were filed by each group pending the hearing of the proposed plan by Federal Judge James H Wilkerson tomorrow Other protest ing groups were the policyholders reorganization committee and an independent group of 30 insurance agents formerly employed by the Illinois Life company The protective committee chief attack was against the financia condition of the Central Life soci ety It alleged that out of 198000 in mortgages held by the company were in default and that out of in bond had defaulted The mort gage loans were described aa exces sive and of relatively low grade Six other objections were made chiefly that the plan would destroy the going value of the Illinois company and cause the loss of the Chicago headquarters valued at S3000000 Long Parade Staged Float Winners Named HAMPTON July crowd estimated at more than 8000 was here thia afternoon as events con tinued eld bythe the even ing The celebration is the conclud ing event of the Whisker clubs car eer and its final events will be marked by a general shave among its members The parade this morning was more than a mile long and included bands and drum and bugle corps The Saylor rite way grocery and Marshall Canning company vvon first place on a combined float The Earl Ferris nursery was second Honorable mention was given to the Franklin county implement company Marschall Drug company i the Jacqueline Etter Studio of Mu sic and the farm cureau Many children on ponies and children in animal costumes were also in the parade The junior drum and bugle corps from Clarion re ceived much favorable comment Women Also Parade The Whisker club members some of whom have developed quite man y bears were featured in the par ade The Rib Em club formed by women who started a lad of wear ng hair ribbons after the Whisker club was formed also paraded Dr H B Wright was the general chair man of the parade Following the parade the Ameri can Legion Drum and Bugle corps staged an exhibitionEvents for the afternoon were an airplane show street sports exhibition of daredev il tricks by Putt Mossman of EI dora and feats by Jarvis strong man Play From Platform A large platform was erected in the courthouse square where the Whisker club has presented enter tainment in the past and many o the concerts and other features to day were given there The schoo band Hampton municipal band and Little German band furnished mu sic during the day Tonight at 7 oclock a bathing beauty contest will be held follow ed by a baseball game at the fair grounds when the Sioux Falls Can aries and Kansas City Monarch play The program was so arrangei that visitors would have some en tertalnment all during the day Con cessions and rides were erected on streets near the courthouse attract ed many pleasure seekers Formed Three Months The member of the Whisker clu with the longest hazelbrush was t receive a prizeThe club was or ganized three months ago for th purpose of spreading sunshine among the residents of the county Various entertainments have been presented on Saturday and Wednes day evenings These have Included boxing matches band concerts wrestling roaches a concert by the Hampton Chanters exhibition jug gling a dog show kangaroo court each Friday afternoon pie eating and other contests and features Any funds remaining after the club has paid expenses will be given to charity JURY DEBATES MITCHELL FftTE Two Attack on Judge ReporlecrReafly to Surrender ORANGE CITY July 19 While a jury debated today the fate of A A Mliciiell 75 year old farmer court officials were inform ed by telephone that two alleged ringleaders of the attack on Judge C C Bradley at Le Mars would surrender and plead guilty to charges of assault with intent to do great bodily Injury Attorneys for me two Morris Cope and Ed Casper 50 informed Judge Earl C Peters that their cli ents would appear at LcMars at 2 p m and plead the clerk of courts office said here Judge Peters indicated he would jo to Lc Mars Uiis afternoon if the jury had returned its verdict in the case of Mitchell also charged with assault to do great bodily injury by that time Sought by Officers Cope and Casper have been sought by authorities since Judge Bradley was dragged from his court bench beaten and choked with a rope tether April 27 in an argu ment over farm mortgage foreclo sure actions Testifying for the state at Mit chells trial yesterday Judge Brad ley identified Cope as one of the crowd of 125 that participated in the attack The jury took Mitchells case at 10 a m Judge Peters instructed that a verdict of not guilty of assault or guilty of as sault with Intent to do great bodily injury could be returned 20 Plead Guilty Mitchell was the only alleged participant in the attack on Judge Bradley and an attempt to break up a mortgage foreclosure sale at Primghar on the sama day who elected to stand trial Twenty others arrested for the outbreaks by military officials pleaded guilty to charges of resist ing a court process and to con tempt of court Their sentences ranged from six months to one day in jail with a years suspended sen tence and a fine of 550 HASS MAINTAINS HE KNOWS OF NO SECRET DEALS Former Head of Society Replies to Herring Statement Albert Hass who for 12 years was president of the Modern Broth erhood of America Wednesday de nied knowledge of secret agree ments in the merger of his organ isation with the Independent Order of Foresters as alleged in a state ment by Gov Clyde Herring The M B A was forced to merge or go into the hands of a receiver Mr Hass said in a statement issued in a reply to Governor Herrings disclosure of an alleged secret agreement for the payment of large sums to the societys officers in connection with the merger Passed by Delegates The agreement with the Forest ers was passed on by the delegates of the M B A organization he said denying that he knew any extra compensation as alleged by the governor Mr Hass became supreme presi lent of the M B A in 1919 and held the position until the merger in th fall of 1831 Following is Mr Hass statement in full Editor Mason City GlobeGazette Forced to I have just read your artlcl tUQ inerger ol the ern Brotherhood of America with the Independent Order of Foresters and in reading it one not familiar with the condition of the M B A might come to the conclusion that the officers of the M B A had be trayed their trust when they de cided to merge with the I O F The fact of the matter is that the M B A was forced to merge or go into the hands of a receiver on account of so many frozen assets the history of which Jt Is not neces sary to go into because it involves others who were no longer con nected with the society From the experience that other societies have had through receiverships the of ficers of the M B A concluded it would not be for the benefit of the society or its members to have a receiver appointed Gave Best Terms Therefore the officers began to see what society would be best to merge with for the benefit of all the members and the conclusion xvas that the I O F was willing to give the best terms to the members as a whole Accordingly the agreement was drawn up and presented to the commissioner of Canada by the I O F and the commissioner of in surance of the state of Iowa Both of these gentlemen approvedthe agreement which specifically pro vides that every penny of assets held by the members of the M B A must be credited to them and GILBERT N HAUGEN Mrs Meyer Pioneer Sheffield Resident Is Dead at Age of 83 SHEFFIELD July 19 Mrs Henry Meyer 83 died Tuesday from old age She was born in Germany Oct 20 1850 and came to Madison Wis at the age of 19 In 1883 she came to this vicinity and lived here since Her husband died in 1909 Surviving are one brother Louie Horstman and the following chil dren R C and H W of Long Beach Cal Mrs Bertha Fronning of Muscatine Mary of Sheffield Theodore Mrs W E Storck and Mrs Sophie Badker of Sheffield Pleads Not Guilty DBS MOINES July 19 H Tunnell of Louisville Ky was in jail in default of 52000 bond after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of violating the postal laws not one penny to be diverted for any other purpose Also I might add that every se curity owned by the M B A is still held in trust for the members by the commissioner of insurance The agreement also provides that the officers of the society would re ceive the same salary for four years as they had been voted by the dele gates of the M B A at the con vention assembled Convention Called After this agreement had been approved a special convention was called and the delegates wcro in fornled of the purpose and every section of the contract or agreement was read to them and explained fully The vote was unanimous in favor of merging with theI O F This convention took place on Dec 9 1831 and the agreement or con tract of merger was approved by the commissioner on Dec 10 1931 This agreement Is on file with the commissioner of insurance of the State of Iowa and anyone who wishes to look at a copy of same I shall be pleased to show It to them Had No Agreement Speaking for myself permit me to say that I had no agreemcnl with any of the officers of the I O Turn lo Pnuft Column 8 Roosevelt Home to Complete Recovery WASHINGTON July 19 President Roosevelt today arrangec to stay away from his office one more day at the suggestion of hi physician to complete fully hia re covery from Mondays indisposition Concerned Over Lack of Word on Posts Progress Urgent Inquiries About Flyer Broadcast Along Course in Siberia NOVOSIBIRSK Siberia July 19 Irkutsk airport became concerned today over the lack ot word about the progress of WUe Post American roundtherworl L along his course aa Tar as Khabarovsk Post was last reported at a m Moscow time a m centra standard time flying over Kosin aya enroute from Irkutsk to Blago vescbensk Lead Cut Sharply IRKUTSK Siberia July 19 His lead over his 1931 record hav ing been cut sharply to three hours and 24 minutes Wiley Post zoomed out of Irkutsk today towards Blago veschensk nearly 1000 miles east ward on the sixth lap of his world flight The American airman hopped off at 7 a m Moscow time 11 j m Tuesday after remaining here since p m a m while his advantage over the ime recorded by him and Harold 5atty two years ago was whittled Irv slim margin Bad weather which caused him o lose precious hours on the jaunt torn Moscow to Novosibirsk again dogged him and farced him to stay icrc longer than he wanted to Conditions Unfavorable He still had unfavorable condi ions before him however but he announced he would land at Blago he and Gatty suffered a mishap on the earlier lies between the Vablonovoi and Sihota mountain ranges The Oklnhoman might push on to Khabarovsk his scheduled stop about 400 miles farther on he said unless bad weather retards him too much in order to make up time When he landed hore from Novo sibirsk he was 16 hours and 34 minutes ahead of his previous mark FUNERAL RITES SET FOR FRIDAY AT NORTHWOOD Condolences Received by Family From Leaders of Nation NORTHWOOD July Northwood today planned funeral services Friday in honor of its dis tinguished citizen Gilbert N Hau gen 74 veteran of the national house of representatives condo lences began arriving for members of his family from national figures with whom the champion of agri culture was associated with in his long career Mr Haugen held the record for continuous service in congress Among the first of condolences to be received was that from T J B Robinson of Hampton who was closely associated with Mr Haugen when he was the third districts rep resentative in congress Mr Robin son indicated he would attend the services Funeral services will be held in le Northwood Lutheran church he Institution of which Mr Haug n had been a member since his ear y life in this vicinity The rites will e conducted at oclock Friday ternoon and the Rev JW Ylvi aker will be in charge Interment vill be made in Sunset Rest ceme ery Lie in SUvto The body is now at the home where it will remain until Friday noon Then It will be taken to the churcVi to He in state until the time of thefuneral ITALIAN FLYING ARMADA AT N Y Balbo Leads Air Fleet on First Stage of Journey Back to Italy FLOYD BENNET FIELD NEW YORK July 19 Italian air armada homeward bound complet ed the first lap of the return jour ney to Italy this afternoon The air fleet headed by Gen Italo Balbo was sighted at the sea plane dock here at p m EST Thousands were waiting at the fielc to greet the fliers who began their homeward flight from Chicago this morning Enrly Kiseru Cheer CHICAGO July 19 the cheers of a multitude of early risers massed along the shoreline Genera Italo Ealbos fleet of 24 Italian fly ing boats skimmed oft the glisten ing waves of Lake Michigan today and vanished in a silver mist to ward the east Ending their three day visit t Chicago and its centennial expos tlon the flyers began to take of from the sheltered harbor at a m CST and an hour later th last ship had shaken Lake Mlchi gans water from its twin hulls oclock were his daugliter Mrs Johnson hs son L G of New York and his sistcrlnlaw Mrs A O Johnson Although Mr Haugen had been in a semiconscious condition for three days he was able to talk yesterday morning to his son His death occurred at the Haug en residence where his daughter and soninlaw Mr and Mrs John son had made a homo for him His son who is an attorney for a trust department of the National City bank lias been here the past three weeks Leaves Two Children Mrs Haugen died 41 years ago Besides his two children two randchildren survive Mary Eliza eth Johnson who has heen attend ng the University of Wisconsin and Richard H Johnson who has been attending Northwood high school A severe attacic from influenza ast spring caused a dcclinr in Mr laugens health He returned to Northwood and gradually lost in trength The effort involved in his campaign and in the general elec ion when he lost to Fred Biermann if Decorah in the democratic land slide also was believed to have weakened him as well as disap lointment in his defeat Attempted Farm Supervision On returning to Northwood Mr laugen attempted to carry on the of his farms with the activity that marked previous per ods when he was away from con jrcss Trips to his farms however followed several times by per ods of illness which forced him to bed to recuperate Heart disease kidney trouble tincl other complications caused Mr Haugcns death His semiconscious condition the past three days re sulted partly from his physical con dition and partly from medicine which was given him to relieve his suffering Mr Haugen who was known ns the dean of the Iowa delegation in Tiim D Pane 2 Column 4 Excitement Too Great CHICAGO July 13 Catherine Zack apparently became so excited when she attempted to drive off a dog that attempted to attack the one she was leading that she died of a heart attack IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy and slightly warmer in extreme south por tion Wednesday night Thurs day somewhat unsettled fol lowed by showers and cooler in northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 87 Minimum In Night 65 At 8 A M Wednesday 12 ;