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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XHE NEWSPAPER THAT AIX NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WUIE EERV1UX MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 15 1934 THIS PAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 214 Real Issue in Politics Tugwell Elevation Is Talking Point for G 0 P By HERBEKT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON June 15 There can be no denying the fact now that Presi dent Roosevelts chief brain sor Rex Tugwell last has been shoved into the position of a first class politi cal issue Thats the sig nificance of the controversy i n the senate as to whether he should be con firmed as undersecretary of agri culture Other considerations may be discounted as either temporary or inconsequential Few senators other than Smith of South Carolina opposed confir mation of Tugwell on grounds that he was an academician and not a dirt farmer His duties as under secretary will be concerned with problems far removed from any thing akin to actual crop produc tion It is rather because of Professor Tugwells philosophy that he en countered opposition in the senate It is because he has become known in Washington variously as the prophet of the Roosevelt revolu tion the prime planner of the New Deal and the like A Better Target Byrd of Virginia voiced this feel ing in the senate when he said if Tugwell couldnt convince him that he intended to sustain the consti tution I intend to vote against him and oppose him with all the vigor I can because I think he wants to destroy those things which I would die to preserve Tugwell as undersecretary of agriculture affords a better target 2or critics than he did as assistant secretary Actually he will have lit tie more powsrinhis hew positton iinan mere fact howevertHathe been moved up to a super of three such positionns in the government ample opportunity for those who would magnify his post out of all proportions Impetus to G O P They will be able to point to Tug well Chief Braintiruster the man who typifies in their minds planned economy or regimenta tion of the American the occupant of a vital post at the controls of government And they think they will be able if necessary to select from the pro lific pen and frequent utterances of the professor any information they desire to substantiate their charges Judged purely therefore from a political standpoint Tugwells eleva tion is all that republicans and antinew dealers could desire It will afford them fresh impetus to crusade against those just recently condemned in the G O P national committees declaration as that small group vested with tempo rary authority working covertly in alleged unconstitutional fashion Remove Cornerstone of Atlanta Church and Steal Contents ALTANTA Ga June 15 Thieves removed the cornerstone from the Church of God and stole its contents Into the stone had been cemented the entire monetary of fering of the first Sunday services in the church and many gifts of jewelry IOWANS FREED ABDUCTOR HELD Presidents Daughter Establishes Reno Residence Sirs Anna Dall MRS ANNA DALL BELIEVED TO BE ASKING DIVORCE Has Not Lived With Her Husband for More Than Year RENO Nev June 15 Anna Curtis Dall daughter of Pres ident Roosevelt is establishing res idence here and it was assumed di vorce proceed ings were in prospect Mrs Dall has leased a home at Lake TahoeT1 The daugh ter of the pres ident has been separated from her husband for more than a year With her two children Sis tie and Buz zie she lived at the white house during the past year Mrs Dall was not available here today but it was understood she was enroute to this city Mr and Mrs Dall were married in June 1926 Mrs Dall left Washington yester day with her children Shortly after the Roosevelts en tered thewhite house Elliott Roose velt a son left for the west coast established residence at Las Vegas obtained adivorce beth Donner Roosevelt of Philadel phia A few days later in Burlington lowas hewas married to Miss Ruth Googins of Fort Worth Texas Enroute to Reno CHICAGO June 15 Anna Curtis Dall daughter of Pres ident and Mrs Roosevelt was en route to Reno Nev today aboard the Pacific Limited of the Chicago and North Western railway offi cials of the line disclosed this after noon The tram left Chicago at a m CST today Mother Has Jfo Comment WASHINGTON June 15 Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt ques tioned at a press conferencetoday concerning reported plans of Mrs Anna Curtis Dall to obtain a di vorce said she had no comment other than her daughter had gone to Nevada with her two children Mrs Roosevelt said that when Mrs Dall left she was not even cer tain at what town she would stop Weal PWA to Start Its Second Year With New Set of Plans WASHINGTON June 15 The pubUc works administration which announces that it put 2000 000 men to work during its first year will swing tomorrow into its second with new plans New Product of Morphine Being Tried Step in Search for Drug Not Forming Habit CLEVELAND June 10 a new product of science is being giver to human beings as a first step tri a search for a nonhabit forming type of morphine The human experiment was men tioned without details in a report made to the American Medical as sociation today by Dr C W Ed munds and Dr Nathan B Eddy of the University of Michigan It is under direction the report said of the federal public health service Tells of Changes The report told of the chemical changes which produced this view substance and of its effects on ani mals The modified morphine is one of 190 of these compounds marie at the University of Virginia over a period of several years and sent to the University of Michigan for in vestigation of medicinal effects The work has been carried on under direction of the national re search council Todays report point ed out that while such ordinary morphine effects as pain killing de pressant qualities respiration changes digestive results and eme tic action may be found on animals only human beings can be used to show whether the new drugs are habit forming Justify Investigations The nnimal tests show whether are Dug whether they have fmfli cientnew properties to justify fur ther investigation One of them the dihydrodesox became so interest ing that the report said this com pound is being subjected to clinical trial at this time On the Michigan animals this STEEL WORKERS HEAD Michael F Tighe president of the Amalgamated Associa tion ot Iron Steel and Tin Workers leads the conservative old guard group of the un ion holding a preference for peace in the industry if possi ble but a strike if necessary Associated Press GERMANY PLANS TO STAY ALOOF substance showed 10 times the pain Wiling power of morphine Its de pressant effect was 30 to 40 times that of morphine It had no emetic effect but it was three times more toxic than morphine uuuu wnu new uiaua More speed on the present pro Iast at Estherville FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy cooler in eastern portion and possibly showers in the extreme wcst ern portion Friday night Sat urday unsettled Showers in west and southcentral portions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy warmer in extreme west por tion Friday night Saturday unsettled probably showers In west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 76 Minimum In Night 57 At 8 A M Friday 66 Rainfall 25 A quarter of an inch of rain isnt much as rains come in Iowa But when it assumes a drizzle form and extends over two hours it deposits almost as much precipitation in the soil as a beating one inch rain Al of which has application to Thurs day forenoons quarter inch rain listed above gram and the evolution of a per manent public works system were the high spots of Administrator Iskes thoughts on PWAs anniver sary eve PWA employment has been in creasing rapidly for several weeks and is now carrying a heavy load in the recovery program he said POLISH CABINET MINISTER SLAIN I Mortally Wounded by Group of Assassins Who Make Getaway WARSAW June 15 islaw Pieracki minister of the inter ior in the Polish cabinet was mor tally wounded late today by as sassins who attacked him as1 he was leaving a club He died a short time later in a hospital The attack occurred as the min ister was descnding a staircase Two shots were fired from a group of men who had waited some time for Pieracki to come from the building The assassins escaped in the con fusion which followed A policeman who trisd to hold one of them was Robber Is Killed at Estherville in Escape Attempt Partner Gets 25 Year Term 12 Hours After His Capture EMMETSBURG June hours after police caught him and Wiled his partner Harvey Sorenson 21 Albert Lea was sentenced Fri day morning to 25 years in the state reformatory at Anamosa by Judge F c Davidson after he pleaded guilty to robbery with aggravation Clair Christensen 20 Albert Lea was killed in the flight from officers Sorenson and Christensen robbed an oil station at Ernmetsburg Thurs day night taking in cash from George Schatt manager of the sta tion Estherville officers were on the lookout after the Ernmetsburg police had notified them and des cribed the two bandits The Esther ville authorities saw the men on the highway and gave chase Two shots were fired above the car in an effort to get it to stop but the car continued to speed away Sorenson who was driving later said that Christensen while throw ing a gun out of the car took the wheel because he was not driving fast enough A minute afterward Christensen slumped to the wheel with a shot in his back Sorenson halted the car and got out his hands in the air and surrendered to the officers He later told police it was his first The car used by the Albert Lea men in their escapades at Emmets burg and Estherville where one of them wag killed by police was stolen Wednesday night from 203 Second street southeast Earl Chaf fin an employe of the S and R garage to whom the car belongs had parked it in front of his resi dence and later found the car miss ing evidently stolen by Sorenson and wounded One of the bullets struck the min I ister in the head He did not regain day had not yet made plans to ob i consciousness before he died i tain its car at Estherville Will as Result of Mussolini Hitler Talks VENICE June 15 rmany will not return to the Geneva dis armament conference despite con versations between Chancellor Hit ler and Premier Mussolini German correspondents were told at a press conference this afternoon The conference to which only German newspapermen were ad mitted took place imediately after Hitlers return from his second meeting with Mussolini The correspondents were told no accord would be signed as a result of the meeting although the pre miers found themselves in agree ment on many points Nothing was decided with refer ence to disarmament it was said although diplomatic conversations between Germany and Italy on this subject will continue The conversation between Hitler and Mussolini began immediately after a luncheon at the golf club on the Lido Again as yesterday they were alone German as they conversed in FOSSES HUNTING TWO FUGITIVES Convicts Sought After Their Escape From McNeil Island Prison TACOMA Wash June 15 Two prisoners from the McNeil Island penitentiary were caught by armed posses today after a sensa tional four mile dash for the main land in a motorboat Throughout the night officials of the penitentiary known as the prison without walls led guards through the woods of the Fort Lewis reservation in search of the men William L Fitzmaurice 34 San Francisco counterfeiter and T F Audette 32 Portland Ore auto mobile thief Working with boldness and un erring precision Fitzmaurice and Audette broke through a barred door in the cell block and won their way into a tunnel leading to the prisons auditorium yesterday after noon From there they made their way to the main prison yard With no tower guards on duty the des perate men cut their way through a wire gate Their activities were discovered but they broke into a sharp run down a 300 yard incline to the prisons dock as the prison alarm sounded Brandishing knives they overpow ered the pilot of the motor boat hurled him on to the dock and started the motor Before other WILLIAM GREEN PROPOSES PLAN IN STEEL CRISIS Suggests F R Select Board to Handle Disputes i i PITTSBURGH June 15 I Pleading in all good faith for peace in the strike threatened steel indutry William Green today pro1 posed presidential appointment of a j board of arbitration to handle all collective bargaining disputes j The president of the American 1 Federation of Labor offered what he termed a counter proposal to the revised Wagner labor control bill submitted to the industry by President Rooseveltin a move to avert the strike Four Point Plan The gist of Greens plan was conj tained in four points impartial board of three appointed by the president to ad just all violations of code to med iate and conciliate any dispute to offer its services as arbitrator and with authority to determine any matter of discrimination or dis charge of any employe the workers the right to organize freely clothing the board with power to hold elections Under its supervision Referred Board grievances or complaints to be referred to the board for final decision accepted by all parties the strike inthesteelindustry to be called off President Michael F Tighe of the steel workers union announced later he would propose to the con vention that Greens plan be submit ted to a committee for study and a report be returned to the floor Another Days Work He added that unless there is a night session of the convention it appeared unlikely the delegates would be able to complete their bus iness and adjourn today I am offering this counsel and advice in all good faith and in all sincerity of purpose Green told the convention of the Amalgamated Association of Iron Steel and Tin Workers to whom his plan was ad dressed The association is in session to take a vote on the proposal to call a strike to force recognition from the operators 3 Labor Bill Changes WASHINGTON June 15 CSV Senate republicans agreed today upon three changes in the new ad ministration labor disputes hill and planned to submit them to demo cratic leaders later in the day If found acceptable Senator Rob inson the majority chieftain was to introduce the bill immediately Senator McNary the republican leader described the amendments as not material and said the most important one would limit the au thority for the proposed labor boards to provisions of section 7A of the recovery act and the official interpretations that have been placed upon it The section pertaining to collec tive bargaining has been inter preted by officials as containing nothing to assure a closed shop Fight in Prospect McNary said the bill if intro duced today would be taken up to morrow It would not be necessary to send it to committee first he said While democratic leaders have been hoping for a quick agreement on the labor bill in view of the threatened steel strike and the de sire to adjourn congress by tomor row night McNary indicated a rough and tumble fight was in prospect over the legislation Meanwhile the substitute for the KIDNAPED IOWANS RELEASED AL SCHULTZE ELMER SCHLEUTER Wagner labor bill was criticized by the American Civil Liberties union as the severest blow to organized labor yet proposed Finland Pays as All of U S Receives of Cash Due From 13 Nations WASHINGTON June 15 A mountain of war debts labored today and brought forth a mouse in the form of a payment for Fin land By a scratch of the pen the Na tional City bank in New York transferred from the ac count of the little nation to the big one Thatrwasrallc United States received of 644 due today from 13 nations Hungary put a certificate for 971 in pengos in its national bank crediting it to the United States But officials could not figure any way to draw against it Finland Pays in Full Finland as always paid in full Officials hoped somewhat face the would cover the cost of messengers post age note paper cable tolls and dip lomats time expended in an at tempt to collect the June install ments on the total debt of SH 628000000 The dawning of this almost pay less payday found the war debt score Ten defaults one payment two to be heard from Yugoslavia 5825000 and Lith uania planned to deliver notes explaining their expected de faults during the day Decide to Default The Italian Polish Rumanian and Hungarian envoys called on Secretary Hull yesterday to inform him of the decisions to forego pay ment The Latvian and Estonian so sorry notes came bymail Great Britain France Belgium and Czechoslovakia had previously announced they would not pay The Italian note explained that Italy was collecting no reparations from Germany and hence had no surplus to pay the United States Italy it said would have made an other token payment as it did in December except for the Johnson act declaring that countries which do not meet installments in full are in default Total Debt Due Italys total debt is of which is in arrears and additional fell due today Rumania said unprecedented economic and financial difficulties led her reluctantly to suspend all further payments pending a redis cussion of the entire problem The Rumanian installment due to day was Her total in debtedness is War Debt Rest Default Delegates From 25 States at Ames for Church Convention AMES June 15 states are represented in the an nual convention of the Church of the Brethren here This is the one Christensen The local garage Frii boats set out in pursuit they were j hundred thirtysixth annual conven more than two miles away on the lion of which four have been held tour mile race to the mainland Iowa Jury Continues to Deliberate Fate of Langer and 4 Others BISMARCK N Dak June 15 JFl fate of Governor William Langer and four codefendants charged with conspiring to defraud the United States government re mained unrevealed today as a fed eral district court jury continued its deliberation Given the case shortly after noon Thursday the jury retired last night without in dicating whether a verdict had been reached The jurors had been in structed to return a sealed verdict Itoday if a decision was reached after 6 p m Thursday HAMMEL FOUND GUILTY OF THEFT Jury Decides Chicagoan Is Himself and Not Man He Pretends to Be CHICAGO June 15 jury decided the perplexing questioi whetheriJUten jaf vHammel self Or two other fellowsby con victing him today of the theft of 39000 from the Brinks Express company money truck from which he and the money vanished oa downtown street last Dec 15 The defandant baffling phych iatrists irritating prosecutors snubbing two wives and the childrer they asserted were his refusing or failing to recognize his own mother when she came hers from Cincin nati and identified him stuck through it all to his story that he was Burt Armstrong of New York a real estate mnn who never heard of Hammel never married never lived in Chicago The state called him a colossal taker put two of his children the stand to say theres my daddy and turned case over to the jury Fifty miuutos later it returned the guilty vtTdict branding him as Allen R Hammel absconding guard of the armored truck TRIO RELEASED AT ST JOSEPH HE ADS FOR HOME Prison Fugitive Will Be Returned to Texas to Finish Term ST JOSEPH Mo June 15 Held prisoners 1or nearly 18 Hours by an escaped Texas convict three Iowa men were released here early today and 15 minutes later the ab ductor was captured Release of the three men Elmer Schleuter Davenport policeman Al Schultze secretarytreasurer of the Davenport baseball club and Dr W H Fitch Walcott Iowa veterinarian ended a night of anxi ety for their safety and terminated a widespread search for them by federal agents and posses The abductor was identified by police as Joe Palmer 32 who with four other men escaped from the Eastham Texas prison farm last Jan 16 after lulling a guard Agrees to Return Palmer readily agreed to return o Iowa to face robbery and kidnap harges in connection with the ab duction of the three men saying If they take me back to Texas theyll sizzle me He explained that by sizzle ne meant the electric chair Palmer explained he kidnaped the policeman because he feared the officer halting him for questioning would find a pistol he carried in hia brief case take him to headquar ters check his record and return him to Texas Iowa Waives Rights Iowa JUDGES OF HELL CARRY ON DRIVE Bomb Explodes in Office of Citroen Henry Ford of France PARIS June 15 bomb ex ploded in the office of Andre Cit roen the Henry Ford of France today in the campaign of terror by the three judges of hell which has frightened all Paris The bomb was addressed to Cit roen personally but was opened by the librarian of the motor plant His hands were badly torn and the office was slightly damaged Four other infernal machines which failed to explode were receiv ed in the morning mail today bring ing to lu the total of bombs mailed by the terrorists in the last 48 hours Four persons have been in jured by them Bill for Adjusting Rail Labor Trouble Approved by House WASHINGTON June 15 T The Grosser bill to etablish a na tional board of adjustment to hear railway labor grievances was passed today by the house and sent to the senate The measure designed to pro mote peace between carriers and workers and to prevent interruption of rail transportation was approved shortly after the house passed an other bill by the Ohio democrat to provide pensions for railway em ployes The labor dispute hill prohibits carriers from influencing workers labor organizations and outlaws con tracts forbidding workers from joining labor organizations signed requisition papers to return to Texas I might as well go as peacefully as I can he said Theyll take me anyway if I dont sign Two policemen are on constant guard outside Palmers call to pre vent any attempt at suicide No vis itors are allowed in the cell block To Escape Identification Schultze said he believed Palmers motive in kidnaping the men was to get to St Joseph for he had to escape identification He quoted the abductor as saying he wished connections there The kidnaping of Schultze and Schleuter took place in front of the Western league baseball park at Davenport The patrolman approached Pal mer to question him But Palmer drew a pistol from his pocket and forced the officer to stop When Schultze approached in his motor car Palmer forced the policeman into it and ordered Schultze to drive Complains of Car Palmer complained about the con dition of the machine and near Wal cott stopped Dr Fitch and com mandeered his coupe He forced the officer into the rear compartment of the coupe and ordered Dr Fitch and Schultze to take turns at driv ing We zigzagged here and there Schultze said We traveled all the time We must have gone at least 700 miles Once Palmer stopped to Turn lo 3 Column it NATURAL 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