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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1934, Mason City, Iowa URLON E R lS MEM 6 ART OF IOV4 f i o i r i Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 4 1934 OME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WU1E SEKV1CB THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 204 Glass Wins Out in End Absence From Stock Act Committee Unnoticed By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON June 4 ator Carter Glass of Virginia was denied represen tation on the stock market control bill con ference commit tee but his ab sence s c a r c e ly could be noted The agreement finally reached by the conferees proved what many believed all the ideas of the Vir ginia senator would prevail in the end It has been a long time since an individual member of congress achieved such a personal victory as did Glass in this instance And it must be set down as just personal victory for Glass The most powerful forces of the administration were aligned against him Perhaps anyone except a man of his temperament would have capitulated long ago He didnt and by not doing so he forced reasser tion of the longbelieved fact that in this field of legislation Glass still must be reckoned with Glass Fought Issue Glass was determined that a separate commission should ad minister the stock market control act He insisted that the federal trade commission was too busy with its other duties to supervise proper ly such an important job as this one He fought the issue successfully through the banking and currency committee and persuaded the sen ate itself to accept his idea The president waa opposed to his plan and publicly stated that he thought the federal trade commis sion waa the proper administrative T Although the democrat on theBanking and currency com mittee Glass was leftoff thelist of senate conferees chargedwith the duty of adjusting differences in the proposed legislation with tie house He charged that he was deliber ately snubbed and threatened to re sign his position on the committee Not Through Yet He made the atmosphere on capitol hill sizzle as the bill went to conference The three senate con Byrnes and Bark only were aware of the fact that Glass had stirred up a hornets nest but also knew only too well he would go even further if they yielded completely to the presidents wishes They held both by respect and fear of the Virginian the house conferees the so called young brain trusters and even the president himself gave way Nor is Glass through yet His victory wont be complete until the personnel of the administrative agency is named And if those ap pointed to administer the bill are not to Glass liking therell be more storm warnings hoisted on capitol hill by the Virginia senator Weal FORECAST IOWA Cloudy scattered showers Monday night or Tues day Not much change in tem perature MINNESOTA Showers prob able Monday night and Tues day somewhat warmer In northwest portion Monday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 87 Minimum in Night 65 At 8 A M Monday 74 Rainfall 62 of an inch Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 102 Minimum in Night 65 At 8 A M Sunday 65 Sunday brought temporary relief to sunbaked Mason City in the form of three showers totaling 62 of an inch of precipitation The first a light one began at about 3 oclock in the morning The second began shortly afterwards and assumed the form of a drizzle which continued until almost 9 oclock in the fore noon The third occurred at about 4 oclock in the afternoon and added only 05 of an inch to the total pre cipitation Between 7 and S oclock Monday morning Mason City was visited by a few drops All of which proves that the formula for rain has not been lost IOWA VOTERS SELECT NOMINEES President Calls Parley on Drought for Tuesday SOLONSFROM15 STATES TO TALK OF RELIEF PLANS House Passes Bill With Ample Authority for Funds WASHINGTON June 4 President Roosevelt assuming per sonal direction of the federal drive to aid drought stricken farmers to day summoned senators and repre sentatives from 15 states to meet with him tomorrow to discuss re lief plans Out of a white house council had come word earlier that an addition al relief cash would be sought and that the work relief program prob ably would be extended Mr Roose velt was expected to discuss this with the congressional delegations The house meanwhile approved the supply bill providing 000 and a potential relief expendi ture of up to six billion dollars Gives Ample Authority Representative Buchanan D asserted this measure pro vided ample authority for providing funds for drought relief Senator Robinson the democratic leader and Representative Byrns of Tennessee the house majority chief will head the delegations at the white house tomorrow Drought relief activity was hast thatjinless rain falls or federal is advanced quickly a food shortage will result inat least one stricken section Henry A Wallace secretary of agriculture is out in the parched midwest as the governments ace investigator Rexford Guy Tugwell assistant secretary took his place at the conference Varied Relief Program The farm farm credit and relief administrations already are pursu ing a varied relief program but many congressmen and officials in sist the problem is only beginning to be tackled Gathering for todays meeting with the president were members of con gress from drought states Chester C Davis farm administrator Gov William I Myers of the farm credit administration and Harry L Hopkins federal relief administra tor They drew a picture of drought havoc ranging from acute dis tress in north central states to the lesser damage in nearly every state except the Atlantic seaboard and extreme southeast Livestock Emaciated It showed livestock emaciated for want ofwater and food grasshop pers and chinchbugs doing untold damage in the wake of the heat and dryness thousands of acres of plant ed grain lying ungerminated or blighted and hundreds of farm communities praying for rain They proposed a congressional appropriation of from to or more It would furnish food and work to farmers feed for livestock and forage seed for planting when rain comes It also would move thousands of head of livestock out of the area to be slaughtered for food for the needy in other sections Secretary Wallace planned to be gin his inspection tour from Omaha Nebr today later reporting to President Roosevelt He met Dr E Tarn to Page 2 Column 3 BRITAIN GABLES WAR DEBT NOTE Understood to Offer Token Payment Without Stigma of Default LONDON June 4 Brit ish government cabled its war iebt communication to Ambassador Sir Ronald Lindsay at Washington to day and the note will be delivered to President Roosevelt tonight The note was understood to pro pose a token payment under condi tions which would save Great Brit ain from the stigma of default It was said here that the text will not be made public here until Neville Chamberlin the chancellor of the exchequer makes his state ment in the house of commons to morrow At the same time the gov ernment will issue a white paper on the subject DRIVE FAMISHED HERDS TO GREENER PASTURES Lean and gaunt from their starvation diets in droughtseared pastures dairy cattle in parched areas of Wisconsin are being moved many miles afoot or by rail or rtuck to more verdant pastures This herd from Turtle Lake is shown on the trail to a cattle camp at Bruce Wis Associated Press Five Drown and Two Lose lives in Auto Mishap Intense Weal Claims One as WeekEnd Takes Death Toll in Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five persons drowned and an auto accident resulted in two more deaths in Iowa over the weekend The in tense heat claimed one life The dead Charles Stevens 23 Sioux City drowiied Charles Varner 11 Keokuk drowned Cora May Varner 8 Keokuk drowned Mrs Abe Franzen 31 Sibley auto accident Boy S Allard 38 SibJey auto accident Miss Alice Bradshaw 60 Mo line 111 drowned C W Peterson 54 East Mo Une 111 drowned John A Smith 81 Des Moines heat prostration Stevens proprietor of a Sioux City night club was in a boat which capsized Monday morning on Cry stal Lake Two occupants who clung to the boat were rescued The Varner children were wading in the Des Moines river near Keo kuk when they stepped into a deep hole The drowning of Miss Brad shaw and Dr Peterson occurred in the Mississippi river near Pleasant Valley Iowa Mrs Franzen and Aliaro were in a car which crashed into a tree near Sanbom Iowa Mrs Franzens bus band was severely injured Smith died at Des Moines from a heart attack which followed heat prostration Men Who Criticized California Governor Mourn at Funeral SAN FRANCISCO June 4 Men who a few months ago sharply criticized Gov James Rolph Jr for his approval of a lynching became mourners at his funeral here today Former President Herbert Hoover headed a line of dignitaries in final tribute to the California governor whose death Saturday smoothed away their controversy over the mob hanging at San Jose of the two kidnapers of Brooke L Hart Three prominent San Francisco church leaders Archbishop Edward J Hanna of the Catholic archdio cese Rabbi Irving F Reichert and Dean J Wilmer Gresham of the Episcopalian Grace cathedral who also opposed the governors attitude on the lynching were to officiate at the public senice at the city hall House Passes Deficiency Bill Amid Cries of Gag Act Carries ReliefExpenditure of 6 original budget esti WASHINGTON June 4 Amid cries of gag rule from re publicans the deficiency bill pro viding a cash outlay of 1178000 000 and a potential relief expendi ture of about six billion was passed today by the house and sent to the senate The count for the big deficiency bill was 309 to 45 Th emeasure was said by Chair man Buchanan D Tex of the appropriations committee to pro vide ample authority for funds to meet the drought relief situation in 27 midwestern states Exceeds Estimates He added however that congress had appropriated at this session in excess of President Roosevelts mates Buchanan explained this was due to unforseen propositions which he listed as follows Two hundred and twentyeight million for veterans benefits and restoration of federal pay which congress provided in overthrowing the presidents veto of the inde pendent offices bill One hundred and fifty million for the purchase of livestock and dairy products under the Jones act mak ing cattle a basic commodity under the agricultural adjustment act For Public Building Thirty million for public build ing Seventyfive million for drought relief purposes diverted from other relief funds Forty million for the beginning of construction under the Vinson naval building act Representative Taber R N T said that while the bill provides 51178000000 in direct cash outlay indirectly it carries as high as addition to 000000000 more out of the recon struction corporation and a billion to a billion and a half out of PWA Not in Budget The republican member of the appropriations committee contend ed those figures will not appear in the budget Without mentioning Secretary Ickes name Taber charged the PWA administrator with incompe tency in allocating funds appropri ated for public works He said congress should make its appro priations as it is charged with doing under the constitution Congress should not turn over to the same incompetency funds for expenditure for public works he said REJECTSTARIFF ACT AMENDMENT Senate Refuses to Exempt Farm Products From Terms of Bill June 4 The senate today rejected the John son amendment to exempt farm products from the trade agreements proposed to be negotiated under the reciprocal tariff bill This removed the greatest obsta cle to passage of the bill as repub licans had counted on the farm pro posal to marshal their utmost strength Advocates of the amendment had contended agriculture had always been at a disadvantage with indus try under the tariff and for this reason its protection should be fro zen the bargaining agree ments to prevent a further dispar Parade for Two Hours DES MOINES June i than 2000 Roman Catholic men women and children paraded for two hours here in the annual Corpus Christ procession HOUSE APPROVES EXCHANGE RULES WASHINGTON June 4 house today passed the administra tion bill for federal regulation of commodity exchanges The hill was sent to the senate without a record vote ity Selfish Discrimination Opponents called it selfish dis crimination and contended one of the principal objects of the legisla tionwas to find new markets for ag riculture in the international trad This they said would have been prohibited under the amendment of Senator Johnson R The vote against the Johnson amendment wag 54 to 33 Three democrats joined 29 repub licans and the farm laborite Ship stead for the amendment Three re publicans voted with 51 democrats against it Dickinson Votes Aye Republicans for the amendment included Dickinson of Iowa Democrats against the amend ment included Murphy of Iowa A second Johnson amendment to prohibit reduction in duties on farm products or articles processed from them was turned down 53 to 32 One by Senator Overton D La to exempt all AAA basic com modities and wool from the trade agreements was then defeated 49 to 36 WEEKEND RAINS FRESHEN FIELDS OF NORTH IOWA More Showers Seen But Mercury Will Resume Its Climb Scattered showers ranging from no more than a trace to more than an inch over the weekend in vari ous parts of North Iowa gave some relief from the drought In some lections where the rain was par icularly heavy the spirits of res dents brightened up considerably as the verdure took on a ntw reshness Mason City and Clear Lake had showers Monday after noon For Mondaynight and Tuesday more scattered showers were fore cast but they were expected to ring little change in the tempera lure which probably will range well nto the 90s before Tuesday night and may touch 100 or better in some places Hampton reported slightly more han a half an inch of rain Monday morning starting about 5 oclock and accompanied by quite a severe electrical storm Sunday morning between 2 and 5 oclock another rain at Hampton was reported the two rains totaling slightly over an inch Gardeners Arc Active Gardeners began work at Hamp Quintuplets Not to Visit Worlds Fair 111 With Jaundice CORBEIL Ont June 4 Jaundice gripped the Dionne quin tuplets today but their physician Dr A R Dafoe said their condition was not alarming The week old infants however will not be on exhibit at the Chi cagos Worlds fair this summer Dr Dafoe who is designated in a contract to determine whether the five sisters will go to Chicago said a trip outside the province of On tario would be extremely dangerous and that he would not consent to it Ovila Dionne father of the babies had signed a contract guaranteeing the family a week and 30 per cent of the gate receipts while at the fair to put in some tomato plants and other vegetables the cause of which had seemed hopeless before the rains The moi sture had gone down for about six inches Rain of more than an inch oc curred at Belmond early Sunday morning and came as a great relief to gardens small grain and pas tures Several farmers said that this rain had prevented them from car rying out their intentions to turn ing cattle Monday into the rats field as all the grass on the pas tures and roadsides had been eaten by the cattle Only a trace of rain was reported in Mason City Monday morning but Sundays rainfall totaled 62 of an inch This consisted of 57 in the morning and 05 in the afternoon Conditions Still Serious Forest Citys rainfall early Sun day morning was only 33 of an inch and none fell Monday morning Drought conditions continued to be evere At Northwood 43 of an inch of rain fell providing the heaviest rainfall there since April 3 This temporarily stopped the progress of the drought but much more rain is badly needed This rain which was rather general in that vicinity was accompanied by some wind which caused no damage however Charles City was one of the North Iowa communities reporting least rainfall the official total being only 10 of an inch This followed the an nouncement of the Charles City lo cal weather observer that May had been the dryest and warmest May in the 44 years records had been kept there Lake Enjoys Shower Clear Lake enjoyed a shower at noon Monday About twothirds of an inch of rain fell early Sunday morning wetting the ground about two inches down The light shower early Sunday morning followed by a fair rain re vived gardens at Garner and was of some benefit to corn The rain was a little heavier at Crystal Lake than Governor Langer of North Dakota Keeps On Go These Days BISMARCK N Dak June 4 T William Langer is burning the midnight oil these days and at the same time developing into a quick change artist The first character into which he steps in the early morning is that of governor of North Dakota Ha bitues of the state house see him in this role as he strides into his of fice at an early hour to handle the pileup of executive business Three hours of this and as the clock strikes 10 he steps into the role of defendant in his conspiracy trial in federal district court He re mains defendant until 4 p m when he again assumes the character of active governor No Date Set jor Winding Up Congress Leaders Confer With F R Expect End in 10 Days WASHINGTON June 4 President Roosevelt and congres sional leaders determined today to withhold decision on an adjourn ment date until the administration program is pushed to a conclusion The capitol hill chieftains expres sea the opinion to the president that adjournment could be reached with in 10 days The president told them he want ed the tariff silver housing and Wagner labor board bills passed It is not possible now to indi cate when the work of the session will be finished said Senator Rob inson the democratic leader Silver and Tariff Consideration is being given to passage of the silver tariff housing and Wagner labor bills Amendments to the agriculture adjustment act and the oil control bill may have to go over It will probably be a day or two before we can determine just what measures will be taken up before adjournment I am inclined to think after the conference that the session will con tinue for at least 10 days I expect the nomination of Rex ford Guy Tugwell as undersecre tary of agriculture to be con firmed Anxious to Adjourn Bin ttve Byrns ti leader joined in thewhite parley We are mighty anxious to dis pjjse of our businessriSai said happy to get away from here by the fifteenth Rainey expressed confidence that adjournment would be reached next Turn In Pose s Column 2 CLAIMSSTEEL FIRMS ARMING Pinchot Informs Roosevelt Companies Preparing for Strike WASHINGTON June 4 President Roosevelt was informed today by Governor Pinchot of Pennsylvania that the steel com panies are arming in preparation for the threatened strike of work rs Their talk was at a time when he president was leaving to Hugh S Johnson the finding of means to avoid a strike The NRA chief while Ms aides would not admit it was generally believed to be in con ference at a hotel with W A Irwin of U S Steel On leaving the white house Pin chot told newsmen he had called simply to report the situation is bad The steel companies are arm ing he said I am ready to meet whatever situation arises He had not asked for federal in tervention but said he was interest ed mainly in making a report CLAIM DILLINGER NOW IN HOSPITAL Keenan Quoted as Reporting Bandit Hiding Somewhere in Illinois BOSTON June 4 Bos ton American today quoted Joseph B Keenan assistant United States attorney general as saying that John Dillinger notorious midwest ern outlaw is in hiding in an Illi nois hospital suffering from gun shot wounds The American quoted him as say ing The information on Dillinger came to federal agents from a source that received it direct from a Dillinger henchman Agents are slowly but surely closing in on him pnd will not rest until they have him dead or alive Keenan according to the Amer ican said his department had learned that Dillinger was wounded in an east Chicago gun battle in which two detectives were killed BALLOTING GETS SLOW START INS M C PRECINCTS Vote in North Iowa and All Over State Seen as Light While balloting was comparative light in Mason City Monday in the state primary election the trek to the polls became more pronounced later in the day Beginning at the noor hour clerks and judges of election who only saw an occasional voter throughout the morning received an almost continual line of men and women especially in the larger downtown precincts By oclock in the afternoon it was estimated that approximately 1600 votes had been cast in the eight Mason City voting places The ratio of republicans and dem ocrats was three to one and two to one respectively in most of the precincts The third ward was run ning the strongest for the demo crats with 33 per cent of ballots in the first precinct andnearly 50 per cent in the second precinct Counting boards began their du ties in the Mason City precincts at 10 oclock in the morning but no results of the election will be avail able until after the polls close at 8 oclock In the rural precincts the polling places did not open until 8 oclock in the morning All polls however will close at 8 p m Esirly Voting Ught DES MOXNES June in lowftm Nominations being made were those of the two parties for state offices congress sndcoTintjrand township offices Voting in Des Moines was report ed as average to light and only one ot Polk countys precincts reported a fairly heavy vote Cedar Rapids precincts also re corded light voting with only 1022 ballots being cast in 21 of the 23 city polling places at mid forenoon Under Usual Count Wapello county officials estimated the vote was 10 to 20 per cent un der the usual count Council Bluffs reported 1700 votes at noon Du buque 325fi Waterloo 2500 in Black Hawk county Burlington 1500 and Charles City 300 Principal attention centered on the outcome of the republican gub ernatorial contest although several of the congressional races also were being followed closely Former Gov Dan Turner of Cor ning Robert W Colflesh of Des Moines Clarence A Knutson of Clear Lake and Wallace M Short of Sioux City were contesting for the republican nomination for gov ernor Herring Conceded In Gov Clyde L Herring head of the states first democratic admin istration in 40 years virtually was assured of renomination Contesting with him for the designation were Representative Charles J Zylstra of Hawarden and George Finch of Sioux City The six other democratic state of Eicials are candidates for renomina tion as are two republican office holders Miss Agues SamucJcOn state superintendent of public in struction and Fred P Woodruff Turn to Vflge 2 Column 4 BEAUTY HINTS How to make the most of your natural attractions by 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