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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASE WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 51935 SECTION ONK THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS NO 202 lowans in Washington Congressmen Not to Influence Choice of Chairman By MUNBO KOZER ASHINGTON June 5 If PH Iowas democrat congressmen have adopted a hands off poli cy toward the expected contest over selection of a new democrat ic state chair man Neither Sena tor Murphy nor any of the six house members likes to discuss the situation None of them wants to be quot ed But they all fK insist they will take no hand in the IVIt committee chairmanship problem jiV Senator Murphy viewed by many as the key to the reorganization of lii Iowa democracy insists he will take no part in naming Eugene J Feul ings successor who will be needed by the party as soon as Feuling itj carries out his announced intention jih of resigning the post Plenty Are Able There are plenty of able derao i crats in Iowa able to take care of I the situation comments Senator Murphy Whatever his personal views the senator is doing everything possible to make it appear that he is walk ing down the middle of the road tending to his own business and not getting mixed up with political fac tionism in Iowa At least thats what he says hes doing To the foregoingstatement be often adds that he is more inter ested in principles than in political factionalism Will Steer Clear His attitude towards the party chairmanship unless nullified by subsequent developments seems to indicate also that he will steer clear of aligning himself in support of any candidates until after the next democratic primary While the representatives deal gingerly with the party chairman ship question one of them spoke when promised he wouldnt be mentioned by name No Eight to Interfere Said he The party chairman is chosen by the state committee The state com mittee is elected within the party in a proper manner It seems to me Turn In e 2 Column 5 JEFF STOCKDALE BADLY INJURED Hampton Man Unconscious Skull Fractured in Fall From Truck HAMPTON June of Jeff Stockdale Hampton who was injured when he fell from a truck late yesterday was consid ered doubtful by physicians at the Luther hospital where he is con fined for treatment He was still unconscious today Stockdale was hauling corn from his farm west of Bradford to Brad ford when he fell from the running board of his truck a mile and a quarter northwest of Bradford He lost his balance His head struck the gravel A fractured skull broken nose and severe head injuries were suf fered by Stockdale The truck was being driven by his brother Har old FORECAST IOWA Unsettled with show prs beginning Wednesday night or Thursday in wes and north portions and in southeast por tion Thursday Warmer in west Wednesday and in east Thurs day MINNESOTA Showers prob able Wednesday night and Thursday warmer in west and south portions Wednesday night and in southeast portion Thurs day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 59 Minimum in Night 41 At 8 A M Wednesday 44 The way to make a chilly June morning chillier still is to think back on the weather offering here Just ft year ago Each day the mer cury was rising to or near the cen tury 50 degrees higher than on Tuesday or Wednes dav of this June COOPER DECLARED NOT GUILTY State Hangs Elmer Brewer Pat Griffin NEW NRA PLANS TO BE OFFERED AT THIS SESSION Roosevelt Wallace Will Ask Amendments to Safeguard AAA WASHINGTON June 5 Democratic leaders in congress said today President Roosevelt was plan ning to submit additional legisla tion before the end of the present session to replace NRAs invalidated code strructure Meanwhile President Roosevelt and Secretary Wallace agreed today to seek amendments from congress to safeguard the agriculture ad justment act against the supreme court decision which killed NRA Delay and doubt continued to mark efforts of administration lead ers to find a legislative formula for a long range NRA that would square with the constitution House chieftains revealed that use of the government taxing power as a device for creating such a pro gram might be considered No Solution Found After analyses of the various pro posals suggested to President Roosevelt by those he has consulted since the antiNRA supreme court decision white house officials de clared that none had been found to conform to constitutional limits as interpreted by the high court Both Speaker Byrns and Chair man Doughton DN Car of the house ways and means committee made it clear that the pattern for a permanent NRA had not been found George Peek whose office as spe cial adviser to the president on for trade was abolished with the death of NRA called on President Roosevelt and later said he would continue much of that work in his capacity as head of the exportim port banks Chain Store Lobby House investigators heard that Clarence O Sherill president of the American Retail Federation Inc described in an investigative reso lution as a super lobby for chain stores has a three year employ ment agreement calling for a salary of the first year S45000 the second and J50000 the third A spokesman for the New York housing authority suggested to a senate subcommittee that the fed eral government advance all money for slum clearance to be paid back by municipalities over a 50 year pe riod His desk banked with law books Senator Hastings R Del resumed his speech attacking the holding company regulation bill in the sen ate Vote for Air Basis A bill to authorize construction of half a dozen key army air bases to guard Alaska the Panama canal and the nations frontiers against any enemy attacks was passed by the senate Treasury calculators figured Uncle Sams share of the winnings of Americans wagering on the Derby at Epsom Downs would be Dr Charles A Dice Ohio State university banking authority urged enactment of the Koppleman bill to establish an intermediate credit corporation to aid small businesses He testified to the house banking committee The senate adopted without dis cussion a resolution by its elections committee dismissing the contest brought against the late Senator Cutting R N Mex by his ap pointed successor Dennis Chavez Far From Settled Though the president has pro duced a stopgap plan for a skeleton NRA unit it was obvious today that he still holds the major question is far from settled This was emphasized by one of the jobs that he wants assigned to the skeleton collection of statistics to show what the pres ident called actual results of the old codes and the effects of their abandonment This information will it is be lieved be of great value to the con gress the administration and the country as a whole he said last night Killed by Lightning LYLE Minn June T For tien returned from Viroqua Wis after attending the funeral of his brotherinlaw Mat Thompson who was killed by lightning at his home in Big Sandy Mont Ellis Chosen President of Iowa Bankers MELVIN W ELLIS DES MOINES June 5 Iowa Bankers association today elected Melvin W Ellis president of the First Security Bank and Trust company of Charles City as association president He succeeds Frank C Welch of Cedar Rapids George C Swiler president o the Burlington Savings bank of Bur lington was named vice president and N P Black cashier of the Fer ry State bank of Perry was m treasurer Frank Warner long time secre tary was elected to the directory board The secretaryship will be filled by Lee A Holland cashier of the Washington State bank of Wash ington urged Iowa bankers to go out and contact people in their own back yards to boost bank loans He declared bankers have waited too long for customers to come into their banks seekingloans Holland declared individual money lenders solicit prospective custo mers and that small loan companies use newspaper advertising to suc resfuily obtain business JOHNSONSEES WAGE SLASHING Declares Many Resolutions for NRA Standards Ballyhoo SWAMPSCOTT Mass June 5 S Johnson former NRA chief asserted today before the New England bakers convention that many resolutions to maintain wages and NRA standards were intended to last only until adjournment of they were bally hoo to prevent a wave of public resentment from reaching Wash ington John predicted that with the ter mination of the NRA the country would see an orgy of wage slash ing the return of sweatshops and child labor and a summer of stress turmoil and rioting General Johnson alluded to re ports which he said had reached him already of child labor wage reduc tions and lengthened working hours Debate of Country The supreme court decision he said leaves us confronting the de bate of the the country wants to go back to the Hooverism of 1932 and 1933 or whether it wants the principles of the NRA The former NRA chief told the bakers convention he had been told investigators had found 53 children between the ages of 9 and 15 work ing for 22 cents an hour in Lynn Mass and that there were 600 com plaints of wage slashing in New York City alone Word From Smith He declared word eavnv from the south that hours had been extended from 40 to 54 and 55 hours a week and two mills had demanded excess wages received under NRA be re turned We shall now have a chance General John i said to see if ihe country wants NRA back again If it doesnt NRA ought to go for you cant enforce a law like this in a democracy unless the vast majority believes in it and wants it very posi tively Dubuque Prcxy Resigns DUBUQUE June 5 Paul H Buchholz resigned as Univer sity of Dubijfjue president to re sume work on a doctorate at the University of California He will I depart Sept 1 I 2 MEN EXECUTED FOR SLAYING OF DEPUTY SHERIFF Emmetsburg Friends of Former Graettmger Man With Him By CHARLES V WARKEN Associated Press Staff Writer IOWA STATE PRISON FORT MADISON June 5 state hanged Elmer Brewer 40 and Pat Griffin 35 this morning for the murder of Deputy Sheriff W F Dil worth of Waterloo Dec 16 1932 Griffin who once lived at Graet tinger near Bnimetsburg dropped through the trap of a double scaf fold in the prison yard at a m Brewer whose home was in Chica go ill dropped through the second trap a few seconds later Dr Fred Lohman of Waterloo pronounced Griffin dead at a m Dr Robert Freightner prison physician set the seal of death on Brewer at a m Slierifl IMills Lever Black Hawk county sheriff H T Wagner pulled the lever which dropped Brewer and Griffin to their deaths Deputy Dilworth the offi cer the two men killed was his friend as well as deputy Both condemned men were up anrl dressed when summoned to walk the last mile this morning A bite of toast a sip of coffee prayers and the march began across the prison and up the scaffold steps Some 50 witnesses stood silently about Do you have anything to say the sheriff asked Brewer He seemed to ponder a moment then answered Please respect my children His Attorney Prays The sheriff repeated the question to Griffin Nothing he muttered in reply As Griffin dropped through the trap James W Fay of Emmels burg attorney who sought desper ately to gain them a last minute stay dropped to his knees in pray er Fay boyhood friend of Griffins remained in his clients cells from 4 a m until shortly before they were taken to the gallows Another boyhood friend of Grif fins the Rev E L McEvoy of Em metsburg walked to the gallows with him Claims Brothers Body Ray Griffin of Waterloo claimed the body of his brother He said he would take it to Graettinger for burial beside their parents Brew ers sister in Hazleton Ind asked that his body be sent there Brew ers boyhood home Twentyfour official witnesses designated by Sheriff Wagner and a number of special deputies and prison authorities headed by War den Glenn C Haynes viewed the hangings Judges A B Lovejoy and George W Wood who sentenced the two men to their deaths were among these witnesses Also present were Deputy Sheriff H N Mitchell of Waterloo wounded when Brewer and Griffin shot and killed Dilworth and Waterloo Police Chief Hugh Crumrine who tracked them down through the snow House on Outskirts Dilworth and Mitchell went to a house on the outskirts of Water ITnrn In IaKP 2 Column Ij Pay for Slaying With Lives KLMKIl BREWKK PAT ililFKlV LOWDEN WORKS ON HIS SPEECH Announced as Keynoter for Republican Convention at Springfield CHICAGO June 5 Gov Frank 0 Lowden emerging from several years virtual political retirement after a conference with former President Herbert Hoover went to work today on his address to be delivered before the republi can grass roots convention at Springfield 111 The announcement of Lowdens selection as the principal speaker at the Springfield rally of nine mid western states came on the heels of the former president1 visit to Lowdens estate Sinissippi farm at Oregon 111 Mr Hoover in Chicago issued a statement saying Mr Lowden and I discussed the effect on the future of America of the administration proposals to change the United States to an European form of gov ernment The former president brushed aside questions of newspapermen about fascism with the remark I wont go into that He also said he had no plans for next year Republican Leader in Illinois Suggests New Name for Party SPRINGFIELD III June 5 A new name for the republican par ty with an invitation for support from state rights democrats was proposed today by Earl B Searcy f Springfield republican leader in Illinois senate He suggested as names the American party or the national party He said such names would make all patriotic citizens opposed to any change in the form of American government feel at home under the partys banner OPPOSITION TO QUEZON FLARES 11 Boxes of Dynamite Found Buried Beneath Home of Filipino Leader MANILA P I June 5 Opposition to Manuel Quezon presi dent of the Philippine senate flared into the open again today when 11 boxes of dynamite were found bur ied near his summer home at Ba guio in the mountains of Luzon The dynamite enough to have blown Quezons home to bits had been stolen from a Manila city con struction camp It was immediately supposed that assassination of the islands major ity political leader and probable first president was planned as soon as he arrived home from a trip to the United States to make final arrangements for establishment of the Philippine commonwealth gov ernment next Nov 15 Quezon is enroute from Shanghai to Manila on the liner President Coolidge with Gov Gen Frank Murphy He is scheduled to arrive here June 12 and could naturally be expected to go almost immed iately to Baguio to escape Manilas scorching heat Baguio is the sum mer capital of the islands The plot disclosed today is the third within two months against Quezons life Prosecutors claimed to have uncovered a plot by mem bers of the Sakdalista immediate independence advocates party to assassinate Quezon French Gold Crisis Left to Herriot By JOHN EVANS TtHtjrlRM liKtfl lly The lrffl0 PARIS June Le nrun trying to reorganize the French government today des ignated Edouard Herriot three time premier of France to select a new cabinet and carry on in the face of the nations financial crisis The veteran government head who is leader of the radical social ist party and an advocate of Frances payment of her war debts to the United States was selected for the task after Pierre Laval for eign minister had failed in an ef fort at rallying a new cabinet around him Laval had been chosen to succeed Fernand Bouisson who had lasted in office only three days and 20 hours Laval hesitating accepting the com mission of President Lebrun tried for nearly 24 hours to gather to gether ministers for a cabinet but at the end of that time he was forced to tell the president he had failed As soon as Laval had left the Elysee palace the president began callingother prospects for the premiership to his study Laval advised the president to try again inducing Bouisson to return to the premiership but it was said Bouisson was not willing to try again The flow of gold reserves from the Bank of France which brought about the cabinet crises increased again today after slackening dur ing the days that Bouisson was in power A band of 50 persons this evening smashed the windows of Raymond Paternotres newspaper Le Petit Journal which has advocated cur ency devaluation Amelia Earhart Off on Flight to West NEWARK N J June 5 Amelia Earhart took off today from Newark airport at a m EDTi for points west in the red mono plane which she piloted to a non stop record between Mexico D F and Newark last month Miss Ear hart did not reveal her distination but airport attendants said they heard her mention Cleveland IF A MOSCRIP IN MARSHALLTOWN TIMESREPUBLICAN As he came into Iowa Herbert Hoover said I hove never seen Iowa looking better Have you Ever seen Iowa looking better When Some complaint may be urged possibly by the congenially unsatisfied that pastures are still short They are Fast as they grow this spring the livestock eats them down Iowa livestock Dairy herds young stock live stock the wealth of Iowa production pigs in the clover field mortgage lifters Saved over in spite and in defiance of the drought Look ing good Certainly it looked good to Herbert Hoover How does it look to you Never saw Iowa looking better Meaning now In a few days and fewer weeks cmon over into Iowa Well show you For the corn which is now showing will be knee high the oats will be filling the fields will send the fragrance of the new mown hay across the highways on Iowa breezes Cmon over See how good Iowa looks in late June ond early July See something else Most important The renewal of the Iowa spirit Granted that we were badly down in The mouth last spring and summer but see how promptly we turn along with the Iowa soil ond seasons to normalcy Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh on the morning In Iowa Where the tall corn grows Etc Hoover coming across half a continent to the house where he was born over moun tains and across plains crossed the river which waters the western boundary of Iowa and found himself in the agricultural Canaan of the world The fat and fertile land that like the biblical Eden lies between two great rivers Garden land The kind that laughs crops when tickled with a plow Where old folk measure generations by droughts now as old folks used to mark time by that cold New Years Never looked better Says Herbert Hoover Says you THOUSANDS FLEE BEFORE FLOODS Crests of Missouri and Kaw Rivers Racing Toward Their Junction By ASSOCIATED PRESS Thousands of lowland dwellers hastened the evacuation of flood threatened homes and farms Wed nesday as the crests of the water Burdened Missouri and Kaw rivers raced to the junction at Kansas City The exodus to higher ground re sembled the flight of noncombat ants before an approaching enemy The crest of the Kaw river flood was about 75 miles west of Kansas City threatening Topeka while that of the Missouri river was about the same distance to the north Engineers feared the total volume of water here would exceed that of the 1908 flood Nebraskas disaster toll continue to increase The Associated Press counted 45 recovered bodies and listed 5S other verified and reported dead for a total of 103 Arthur Evans chief of the Red Cross forces said 59 were dead and So missing while State Senator W C Bullard relief chairman here clung to his estimate of MO deaths The bodies of 1U victims of the Mexico City floods which swept down on the nearby village of San Pedro and surrounding communities had been identified Wednesday Official estimates placed the number of dead at 400 Mother and Eldest Son Preparing for Death on Gallows GEORGETOWN Del June 5 ill mother and her eldest son are preparing to die on Delawares gal lows Friday for the slaying of the womans brother more than seven years ago Mrs May H Carey 52 anil How ard Carey 27 must pay with their lives for the murder of Robert Kitchens 55 shot and bludgeoned to death for a 52000 insurance pol icy The pardon board has turned down their plea for clemency JUDGE SUSTAINS HIS MOTION FOR DIRECT VERDICT Orders Jury to Acquit Former Chairman of Liquor Board DBS MOINES June 5 old M Cooper former chairman of the Iowa liquor control commission was acquitted today of a charge of violating the state liquor law by participating in an election cam paign District Judge Russell Jordan in structed a jury of seven women and five men to acquit Cooper after he had sustained a defense motion for a directed verdict Cooper was charged with offering a liquor commission job to J H Collins Fonda restaurant man in return for Collins withdrawal from the democratic race for Pocahontas county state representative The prosecution based its case on a sten ographic report of a telephone con versation between Cooper and Col lins during which the job offer waa made rlmlge Might Have Done It A judge or the governor of Iowa might well have done just what Cooper did Judge Jordan said in announcing his ruling If the telephone conversation had showed Cooper made the offer to lollins with the qualification that Collins support the Candidacy of Marion K Bruce of Rolfe the inde pendent candidate the charge against Cooper should stand the jurist said The conversation fell short of that Jordan ruled It doesnt ap pear tbat what was said would con stitute this crime Jordan told County Attorney Carl Burkrnan and Defense Counsel C H B Boardman he had spent more time on this case than on an ordin ary case because of the public in terest Not Political Persecution The partisan press of the state has said this is political persecu tion Jordan said I think that statement is entirely untrue1 Boardmans contention that Col ins deliberately sought to trap hooper by having Mrs Dale Cook take stenographic notes of the tele phone conversation was upheld by the court It appears Collins did make the telephone call ifrorn Fonda to Des Judge Jordan declared If the criminal intent did not orig inate in the mind of the defendant the entrapment theory might be given consideration The court be lives the criminal intent did not or Tnrn In 2 Column 4 Sweitzer Ordered to Pay Up or Get Out CHICAGO June 5 Cook county board today ordered County Treasurer Robert M Sweitzer to pay over the 5414129 he allegedly withheld from the county clerks office by noon tomorrow or resign The U S Constitution The fundamental law of the United States a great historian once observed contains inherently what the Scriptures call the power of endless life Today American citizens are more interested in their constitution than they have been for many years In response to a lively inquiry the GlobeGazette offers an uptothe minute service booklet containing the texts of the constitution the declaration of independence and the articles of confederation An epitome of interesting facts about the constitution and the men who framed it illustrated with line drawings and photographs an PS Fential guide to citizenship for ev ery home Inclose in cents to covor cost handlingand postage use cou pon 40 Moslems Injured I in Calcutta Rioting CALCUTTA June 5 Moslems were injured today when police opened fire to disperse a crowd demonstrating in suburban Shinsurah against a Hindu property j owner who was attempting to rip molih a temporary mosque on his i land The Mason GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet The Constitution of the United States Name Street City State i Mail to Washington IX C ;