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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 17, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home E U IS IJt M r IOWA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 17 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 219 Senate Has Own Expert Doctor Member at Fore During Vet Cut Debate 4 OFFICERS AND CONVICT SLAIN By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON June 17 senate had its own expert on disabled veterans when it got around to decid ing just how heavily the eco nomy ax should foil onthe com pensation they receive from the government He was Dr Hatfield repub lican senator from West Vir ginia one of the two physicians in the senate Dr Hatfield al most turned a session of the senate into a clinic when this question was up Sena tor Bronson Cutting of New Mex ico had prevailed on him to look over a disabled soldier constituenl of his as a physician and make a report to the senate The examination was a lengthy one The doctor carefully prepared his report and at the proper time read it to the senate The patient was waiting outside the chamber while his Ills were be s ing outlined The doctor even invit 5 ed senators to inspect his patient judge for themselves as to the Correctness of his diagnosis Professional Interest i Perhaps his most interested Hs iener was Dr Royal Copelond of New York the senates other physi cian Copeland moved over close to his colleague and listened intently It was much as if two doctors were holding a consultation on a difficult case Cuttings action in getting Dr Hatfield to examine this disabled soldier is a striking example of just determined was the light in congress on proposed reductions in jpay to the veterans Incidentally Senator Cutting has 6ne of the legists In the sen ate They still talk about his battle with former Senator Smoot of Utah in the last congress as to whether or not certain literature should he barred from this country From the Sidelines He is in a particularly favorable position politically at the present to strike wherever he pleases Al though a republican he supported President Roosevelt in the last elec tion There was talk at one time that he would get a place in the Roose velt cabinet An independent republican he is one of the leaders of the progres sive bloc in the senate His opposi tion to the proopsed cut for veter ans is not the first instance in which he has shown independence since Roosevelt came Into the white house Just recently in the senate he took Colonel Howe the presidents sec retory and close friend over the hurdles for making a speech in which he urged that the administra tions proposed economies be main tained U S Proposes 10 Per Cent Tariff Cut OFFERS 3 OTHER DEBATE TOPICS TO CONFERENCE America Reported Only Holdout on Plans of Stabilization BULLETIN WASHINGTON June 17 UP proposals for a temporary stabilization of cur rencies were said authorita tively today to be unsatisfac tory to the United States By CLAUDE A JAGGEB LONDON June 17 pro posal for a general 10 per cent re duction in tarirrs nas been submit ted to the economic commission of the world economic conference by the American delegation it was learned today This topic presented for consider ation was submitted among others at the request of the chairman who asked the various delegations to file briefs to assist in making up the commissions agenda Other suggestions from the Am ericans included A continuation of the tariff truce Bilateral trade agreements and compensation and clearance agree ments Topics for Consideration The economic commission is ex pected to deal chiefly wjth tariffs It was pointed out in American quarters that the suggestions made by the United States delegation U S ECONOMIC DELEGATES IN LONDON Some of the American delegates to the world economic conference are shown in their hotel quarters in London shortly after their arrival Left to right Representative Samuel D aicKeynolds of Tennessee Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Kalph W Morrison of Texns Associated Press Five Year Sentence Suspended on Good Behavior by Cassel Derwood Bud Casael pleaded guilty to a county attorneys in formation Friday afternoon charg ing him wltlh breaking and entering a box car and was sentenced to not exceed five years at the menj re formatory at Anamosa by Judge M H Kepler The sentence was sus pended on good behavior Cassel was one of five men in volved in the theft of a quantity of coffee from box cars last winter Americas Drive for Recovery of Business Starts Way Pointed by Roosevelt in Call for Aggressive AUNT HET By Robert Quillen tlon A general 10 per cent reduction in tariffs has been strongly urged by some American delegation quarters Compensation and clearance agreements relate chiefly to coun tries exercising foreign exchange control The AngloArgentine trade agreement is cited as an example Under this pact the British agree to buy Argentine products with the understanding that credits received in payment by Argentina will be used in the payment of Argentine debts to Britain Drafts Memorandum The French delegation met and drafted a memorandum to be sub mitted to the economic commission The delegates held the best way to tackle the crisis was by the organ ization of production The French do not contest the ne cessity for the general lowering of tariffs but think that in the pres ent condition of world production tariff measures would be insuf ficient The delegation intends to propose that at the outset of its work the commission recognize the principle suggested by France Tentative agreement on controlled stabilization has been reached by experts and submitted to the home governments for approval it was also learned in important confer ence quarters today Control of Exchanges The agreement It was under stood provides for the control of exchanges to smooth out money fluctuations rather than for defin itely fixing rates In French delegation circles it was said that only Washingtons approval was lacking and this was expected to be forthcoming so that the announcement of the accord could be made before the opening of markets Monday This forecast was regarded as too Turn to page 5 column 2 Bills in the city tryin to get rich enough to afford things as beautiful as the hills where he lived when he was poor lOWlERCURY STARTS TO RISE High of More Than 100 May Be Reached Sunday Says Weather Bureau DES MOINES June 17 maximum temperature of between 95 and 100 degrees was promised lowans before sunset tonight A high of more than 100 may be reached tomorrow afternoon the weather bureau said Estherville and Inwood reported the highest reading yesterday with the mercury reaching 100 Forest City was one degree cooler The low est maximum for the day was 93 in LamonI and Creston The coldest last night was 53 at Bo one WASHINGTON The governments drive for national recovery through vast new powers conferred by legislation is under way the road ahead pointed out by President Roosevelt in a call for ag gressive public support Administrators of the many angled federal war on depression went straight ahead today to exe cute final orders given by their chief who after clearing the decks for action last night had betaken himself off for a quick vacation July 1 he will be back for aggres sive personal direction of the great enterprise His last instructions made sure that the start would not be delayed for his return Johnson Appointed Hugh Johnson was given forma appointment as director of the in dustrial control plan and a cabinet committee was designated to aid him in passing immediately on vol untary cooperative codes to be sub mitted by the major industries for production and employment control Col Donald H Sawyer chairman of the federal cmpoyment stabiliza tion board was similarly assigned director of the public works pro gram and told to go ahead to gel worth of new buildings under contract by October the firs batch of to be let in 4f days Also ordered released were first funds from the grants for state highways An of ficial O K was put on the navys 5238000000 building plan Wallace Starts Plan Similarly under the agricultura marketing law Secretary Wallace was given the go ahead sign tr impose processing taxes on whea to curtail production of next year1 crops The levies will be Imposed on flour beginning In July Joseph B Eastman outstandinj member of the I C C was of federal of rai roads He announced himself on th job but said difficulties in the wa would keep actual achievement 6 marked economies from being rcg istered immediately At the same time the reorganlza tlon of the commerce departmen by consolidation of marine and avia tlon activities into one division wa forwarded by appointment of Ewin Y Mitchell Springfield Mo as sistant secretary He was given new staff to direct the Job Animate Administration By all these last minute steps ac companied by a public statemen outlining minutely the ideas whic Turn o pnice S column 3 Foreclose Mortgage Against S U I Fra IOWA CITY June 17 m Judge Evans ordered forecloure of first mortgage and judgment o against the Kappa Slgm fraternity The decree was grante to Owen S Fernow bondholder I trustee Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June seen three brand new pictures There is an epidemic of every female in every new pic ture now to try and act like May West in She Done Him So if you cant see all jnafc iMayrs and tien all They even got me going around saying you can be had Give a big hand to little Fin land The only one to pay all she was supposed to So in picking up hitch hikers along the road give preference to anyone of Finnish descent The slogan is haul nothing but Finns all the way Englishmen a tenth of the way but a Frenchman a Pole a Czechoslovakian or a Belgian let em take a bus Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNauglU Syndicate Sheriff Kidnaped by Pretty Boy Home Unharmed Says Oklahoma Desperado and Companion Headed JorJYarsaw HiUs DRAFT PLANS TO LIFT CORN HOGS Farm Act Chiefs Announce Packers Preparing Trade Agreements WASHINGTON June 17 Pi Administrators of the farm adjust ment act said today that represen tatives of the packing industry are preparing trade agreements aimed o obtain higher prices for hogs and Jiat they will be submitted soon for approval by Secretary Wallace It was the first definite an nouncement of progress In applica tion of the act to corn and hogs Administration of the two com modities is linked together because corn is principally produced as feed for swine Revealed by sneparc The announcement was made by Guy C Shepard chief of meat pro cessing who is conducting negotia tions with packing houses in for mulating the agreements which may take the form of paying higher prices for medium weight hogs This program would discourage production of heavy swine and thus tend to reduce the aggregate tonnage t hog products particu larly lard of which there is a grow ing surplus partly due to a sharp falling off In exports Acreage Reduction Initial policies looking towards a definite reduction of corn acreage are being worked out by Shepard in cooperation with Dr A G Black Ames acting cornhog pro duction chief A series of conferences will be held by them In coming weeks with representatives of producers meat processors and food distribution agencies June 17 Sheriff Jack Killingsworth Polk county sheriff kidnaped by Pretty Boy Floyd Oklahoma desperado returned home early today un harmed E W Bitzer Bolivar garageman and friend of the sheriff said Kill irgsworth telephoned him this morning to meet him at Clinton Mo He said he met him there in a mcfc car and returned him to bis home The sheriff could not be reached immediately as he was resting from the ordeal of a day long drive in company with Floyd and his com panion Bitzer said the sheriff told him the outlaws abandoned the car In which they fled for another one near Deepwater and also took along its owner whose name was not learned The other man was re leased at the same time ns Killings worth The sheriff told Bitzer conversa tion between the two desperadoes indicated they were headed for the Warsaw hills between Bolivar and Warsaw after they released him Pleads for Mercy in Trial of Father for Slaying of His Wife NEW YORK June 17 J Trojack stood before the bar of ASKED AS RANSOM FOR STPAULBREWER Lawyer Denies Contact With Kidnapers of William Hamm ST PAUL June 17 J Charles attorney for the Theodore Hamm Brewing company today de nied he had made a contact with kidnapers of William Hamm Jr held for ransom Charles departure from the brewing company after a telephone call gave rise to belief he hod con tact with the kidnapers He returned about an hour later however and denied it but said the family was anxious to pay the ran som for Hamms freedom Police Withdrawn As police withdrew from the case at the request of the family fed eral department of justice and state crime bureau agents took up the lunt while William Dunn business associate of Mr Hamm awaited further word from the abductors who are demanding Death for the 39 year old presi dent of the brewing company and leir to a estate will be the alternative if the money is not paid the kidnapers warned Hamm was last seen at p m Thurs day News of his abduction was withheld until last night in hope his release might be effected Two Blender telephone call and a all authorities had to go on as they talced the name of Verne Sankey with the Hamm abduction Sankey now a ugltive is wanted in connection vith the Haskell Bohn kidnaping lere about a year ago and the Cab Starter Gives Story of Shooting Prisoner Raises His Hands and Gunfire Breaks Loose By ROBERT FIUTTS Cnb Starter Kansas City Union Station KANSAS CITY June IT guess I saw all of the shooting I was calling and starting cabs on the wide sidewalk in front of the east entrance of the station The officers and their prisoner came out of the entrance and passed me crossing the street directly in front of me There were five men with the prisoner Frank Nash I learned who it was later was handcuffed They went straight to the car parked across the street and Nash climbed in first As soon as he seated himself he raised both his hands in the air It looked like a signal Gunfire Breaks Loose justice charged daughterinlaw with killing because she his ob jected to his living at her house John J Trojack Jr the dead wo mans husband interceded Whatever you do to my father will not bring my wife back he said to Hie judge please be as lenient as you can The judge allowing the slayer to plead guilty to manslaughter sen tenced him to two and a half years Goodbye pop said the son his eyes tear filled Homo Loans Approved DES MOINES June 17 Loans totaling were ap proved by the executive committee of the District Federal Home Loan bank Italians Flight to Chicago Postponec ORBETELLO Italy June 17 General Italo Balbo Italian air mln ister again postponed the start o an aerial expedition he will lead tc Chicago because of unfavorable weather over the Alps General Bal bo said the 24 planes would no start today Income Tax Payers Comment on Morgan PITTSBURGH June 17 sides checks the Internal revenue collector found In envelopes con taining quarterly income tax re turns the following The house of Morgan pays none How about Morgan Give my regards to Morgan Diaries Boettcher II abduction In Denver Identified by Cab Driver Officials were not prepared how ver to say definitely that Sankey vas Hamms kidnaper despite the dentification of a picture of him by taxicab driver that he was the man who gave him 52 to deliver a ote to William Dunn The note instructed Dunn to de Iver the ransom money in and 20 bills The missive was de ivered yesterday morning but ef orts to get in touch with the kid apers failed Earlier an unidentl ied man telephoned Dunn saying we have kidnaped Mr Hamm you vlll hear from us later Use Beer Truck Payment of the ransom for the of Hamm the kidnapes di rected was to be effected through use of one of the companys beer trucks to be driven by one men and of an open type so that the in terior would be clearly visible Hamm is a member of one of St Pauls oldest families His kidnaping was the fourth in St Paul in a year and a half Be sides the one involving Bonn son of a St Paul manufacturer the other abductions were of Morris Rutman and Leon Gleckman Freed in Bonn Cose The wife of Sankey Mrs Fern Sankey was acquitted of complicity in the Bonn kidnaping by a jury in district court here Thursday She Is being held for the United States marshals office In connection with the Boettcher case and has indi cated she will waive extradition to South Dakota to face charges of conspiracy in Bocttchers kidnaping Mrs Sankey told Sheriff George Maelier in the county jail today she believed her husband had no con nection with the Hamm kidnaping No It cant be she replied when asked If she thought he might be implicated Director of Bnnk Hamm is the son of the late Wil liam Hamm who died June 11 1031 In addition to his brewing interests William Hamm Jr is a director of the First National bank First Bank Stock corporation and other busi ness enterprises The elder Hamm had been presi dent and treasurer of the brewing company which had been founded by his father and which bearsthe latters name William Hamm Sr left an estate valued at more than to his widow Willam Hamm Jr three daughters and four grandchildren Reserve Flyer pjf Minnesota Killed PENSACOLA Fla June 17 MB H Newman navy re serve officer of Stillwater Minn crashed and was killed here Friday At that moment the gunfire broke loose It came from two men over in the parking lot opposite the sta tion and beyond Nash They seemed to be firing with a machine gun over his head The officers were mowed down by the fire As they crumpled some of them returned the fire I dont know who got Nash Ont of our cabs was in front of me Its driver went down I thought he was shot He had merely ducked out of range Saw Two Men Then I saw the two men who had opened fire dash for a car So far as I could tell there were only two men I did not see anyone waiting at the wheel oE the car They jumped in and roared out of the lot and away I could not tell how old they were I cannot give a good descrij Uon of them but they wore dar suits and caps I saw a man pick up some gun shells on this side of the car Nash was in out In the street They mus have come from the officers guns RAID EITHER TO RESCUE NASH OR TO KILL OUTLAW Machine Gunners Flee in Car After Attack at Kansas City KANSAS CITY June IT Underworld machine gunners shot and killed four officers and their prisoner Frank Nash Oklahoma train robber in front of the union station here today One federal officer was seriously wounded Officials differed on whether the attack was an attempt to free Nash who was being returned to the Leavenworth federal peniten tiary from which he had escaped or whether the main purpose of the gangsters was to kill the outlaw The killers believed to number four fled in an automobile with their sub machine guns barking after surprising the officers and deliberately shooting them down as they were entering a parked car preparing to drive to Leavenworth with Nash Nash First to Die Nash was reported to have been he first one killed although one witness said he apparently had IOWA READY TO HOLD ELECTION Good Old and Bad Old Days Subjects of Conversation DES MOINES June 17 The good old days and the bad old as prime subjects in the Hawkeye state today as lowans prepare for a repeal election Tuesday Iowa will vote for two slates of 99 delegates one from each county to a statewide convention One list is for ratification the other against The slate getting the most votes the convention becomes a formality At Request for Police the statehouse Asst Atty Gen Walter Maley has issued a public plea that voters strictly ob serve all the rules of the election In Polk county a request for police at the polls has been sent from the county attorney to the superintend ent of public safety Repeal signboards were wrecked and burned in Washington county earlier this week The Iowa state federation of la bor went on record at Its annual convention this week for repeal A well known Des Molnes minister shattered Sunday calm with a re peal sermon Take Small Tart Farm organizations are taking small part In the preelection man euvers Motor cavalcades of re pealists and prohibitionists roar u and down the highways to distrlci city and ward meetings Students of figures poring ove past ballots recall the last popula vote was against prohibition In special election In 1917 a propose state constitutional amendment wa defeated by the slight margin o 689 votes The vote was 211935 t 215625 Three years later the elghteent amendment was ratified by th state legislature Damage in Lacona Church Fir LACONA June 17 estimated at more than was caused by fire which destroye the Methodist and Christia churches the town hall and a res dence The blaze was believed t on his last night in a course of j have been started by boys smokin training at the naval air station in a barn Slit given the signal for the attack by his manacled Viands The dead Frank Nosh the federal con vict being returned to Lenven worth Raymond 3 Caffrey tigcnt of the uurcivu of investigation W J Red Frooms city de tective of Kansas City Frank Hermanson city de tective of KansaB City Otto bl police of f The wciuidedj F J Lackey agent of the federal bureau of Investigation Many officers expressed the be lief the object was to deliver Nash from his guards But some advanced the theory it was Nashs life which was sought They reasoned that Nash may have had information on gangs which his associates feared he might disclose to authorities and they decided to rub him out Two Escape Injury R E Vetterli chief of the United States bureau of investigation for Kansas and western Missouri cx langed shots with the slayers and scaped injury as did Frank Smith department of justice investigator A motorcycle patrolman who ished from the station fired three hots at the fleeing car T J Higgins chief of detectives the opinion the shooting as a plot engineered to effect the elease of Nath He said he believed arvey Bailey one of the leaders of i Memorial day prison break at he Kansas state penitentiary at ansinf was involved in the plot ut not an actual participant in to ays attack Bailey notorious bank cbber who Is still at large was escribed as a friend of Nash Doubtful of Floyd Higgins mentioned the possibility hat Charles Pretty Boy Floyd Oklahoma outlaw who kidnaped jheriff Jack Killingsworth at Boli var Mo yesterday and released he officer near Kansas City last night was in the Nash plot but he Tum lo pane 6 column G IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday Somewhat warmer Sunday In the south central anil extreme cast portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 91 Minimum In Night fi5 At 8 n m After almost a week of unseason ably chilly weather the mercury Friday was back again In the upper nineties AH the while the need for moisture increases along the North Iowa farm front WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 17 outlook for the week beginning Monday June 19 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Cooler except extreme south por tions beginning of week with most ly seasonable temperatures there after not much precipitation like ;