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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT SIAKES AIA NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATE PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 211933 HIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS BECT1ON ONE NO 222 61 IOWA COUNTIES VOTE FOR REPEAL U S DELEGATES TO LONDON GET FRESH ORDERS Report Leaders Talking of Suspending Talk on Money Issue LONDON June 21 The Am erican delegation 10 the world eco nomic conference received fresh in structions from President Roosevelt this afternoon it was authorita tively learned The nature of these instructions was not divulged The entire American delegation went into conference late in the aft ernoon with Secretary of State Cor dell Hull at his hotel Earlier there had been a meeting attended by James M Cox American delegate Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain and James P Warburg American expert advis er Whether this meeting with Mr MacDonald has anything to do with the presidents message was a mat ter of much speculation in confer ence circles but the conferees were sitting tight Drop Money Issue MacDonald and the other leader were understood to be considering the radical step of suspending dis cussion of all monetary matter and dealing only with economi problems in order to prevent th possible wrecking of the conference over the currency stabilization im broglio What was taken by many dele gates to be an indication of weaken ing in the gold bloc drive for ad journment pending stabilization of dollar caVae drainati speech by of France just before this mornings session was adjourned The forceful Frencn minister took the floor in the subcommittee on temporary monetary affairs and while again demanding stabiliza tion pledged Frances full aid to ward the success of the confer ence Dangers of Inflation M Bonnets speech in which he painted his picture of the dangers of inflation and currency deprecia tion with a broad brush was one of his most eloquent efforts in the con ference He put his whole driving force into the address and held the closest attention of the other mem bers of the committee We demand concrete decisions and not simple signatures at the bottom of papers which the wind wilt Immediately carry away he declared To arrive at this end we bring you our entire aid Later he emphasized this with I repeat that the French delegation brings here Frances full aid to the success of the conference Sees Totnl Failure The French finance minister as serted that the conference would bi a total failure unless it markei progress toward political economi and financial security He asked How are you going to conceiv a lasting upturn in business with out first political security second financial security which assures tb stability of money as the commo measure of exchange We believe these are funda mental points and if the world eco nomic conference does not mar progress in these subjects the con ferences failure will be total At another point he said Larg currency fluctuations not only in peril national moneys and econom structures but also threaten mod Trace of Rain Gives Relief From Hot Wave Douglas and House Call on President Roosevelts Schooner Resumes Cruise up East Coast GLOUCESTER Mass June 21 Roosevelt ordered the soils hoisted shortly after 11 oclock today to resume his cruise northward heading for Little Har 3or near Portsmouth New Hamp shire for the night On the rolling waves of this sea town harbor the president had in terrupted his vacation cruise for a couple of hours this morning to dis cuss both international and domes tic affairs before proceeding on up the coast Col Edward M House intimate adviser of President Wilson on for eign problems boarded the Amber jack II just after Mr Roosevelt arose from a late sleep making up for yesterdays long haul from Nan tucket which ended here just be fore midnight Lewis M Douglas director of the budget scrambled aboard a little later to talk over veterans com pensation allowances The Glou cester lay over also gave opportun ity for the crew to visit with their ives and the women folks climb d into the tiny schooner with hugs nd caresses Moley Sails lor London NEW YORK June 21 istant Secretary of State Raymond Moley sailed for London today aying that America may expecl definite results from th work of the the economic conference He con erred with President Roosevelt board his schooner yesterday MERCURY DROPS 8 DEGREES FROM 99 OF TUESDAY Breeze and Clouds Help to Cool North Iowa for While A trace of rain Tuesday night gave North Iowa temporary respite from the heat but the mercury mounted again Wednesday after non to reach 91 in Mason City 8 degrees cooler than Tuesdays high for the season but not so very cool at that Wednesday was slightly cloudy and North Towans suffered less rom the direct rays of the sun A ight breeze helped a little Elevenhundredtha or an inch of precipitation was recorded here Tuesday night Wednesday the wind had shifted around to the south west Overcome by Heat TAMA June 21 UP Charle Campbell 19 employe on the Charles Meves farm south of Tama was overcome by the heat late yes terday while working in a haymow His condition today was improved but he was still delirious ACCUSESPRETTY BOY WETS HAIL IOWA VOTE AS SIGN OF EARLY TRIUMPH McBride Dry Crusader Says Real Battle to Come Cerro Gordo CountyVotes for Ratification of Repeal A mendmen 15084 to 3754 RECORDS BROKEN Mrs Lottie West Travelers Aid worker wit nessed the mnssacre of five men just outside the Union station in Kansas City Identified n pic ture of Charles Pretty Boy Floyd Oklahoma outlaw as one of the gunmen Associated Tress RAILS EXPECTED TO DELAY SLASH Suggestion of Eastman on Wage Dispute Likely to Be Accepted WASHINGTON June 21 dications were seen here today that railroad managements will yield heir insistence on a wage reduc ion for their employes to the ad ministration request for a delay Although a complete backdown on the part of the railroad mana rers was not expected the feeling was expressed that they will at east yield to the extent of waiv ing the 12 Vi per cent additional re duction which they notified the union chiefs last week would be come effective Nov 1 when the pre sent agreement expires It appeared probable the sugges tion for maintenance of the present status advanced yesterday by Jo seph B Eastman coordinator of transportation and administration railroad spokesman would be ac cepted Under the present agreement a cut of 10 per cent became effective 18 months ago but unless something is done the wages automatically re vert to the old and higher wage scale after Nov 1 Neither the managers nor rail road labor heads would discuss thf situation asserting all information must come from Eastman By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Torrid temperatures spreading over far flung sections of the nation added to of a record breakingJune heat wave Away down south in Atlanta Ga folks perspired when the mercury limbed to 97 and up north along he shores of Lake Superior at Su crior Wis it was only one degree ooler But definite relief was promised iv the weatherman for some sec ions of the mlddlewest Wednesday as summer made its official debut Rains which sent thermometer eadings tumbling in the northwest Tuesday were due to spread to the entral states Wednesday 10 Wisconsin Deaths Wisconsin with 10 deaths at ributable to the heat led the fatal ty list Indiana and Michigan had line each and both Ohio and Ne jraska reported three dead Column B AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I reckon Amy is sincere but I notice she enjoys her religion a lot more when the preacher is good lookin drowned number Two Kentucky and a like died in Minnesota St Louis with a reading of 96 report ed one drowning The mercury rose to 98 at Frank in Pa and at Pittsburgh it was 1 Tuesday while over the moun tains at Philadelphia it was only 82 Baltimore received quick relief when the temperature slid from 93 to 70 All Time June liecord With the mercury at 98 for a new all time June record Chicago ans looked longingly toward Lake Michigan in anticipation of prom ised northeast winds Hot spots In the nation Tuesday were Lone Rock Wis 106 Berlin Wls 105 and Durham N Car where it was 102 degrees for a new record A drought was held re sponible for damage to the cotton and tobacco crop Salt Lake City passed its tenth consecutive day of temperatures above 90 when a maximum of 93 was reported North lowans in 3 Counties Show Dry Majorities Final Returnslndicate Worth and Butler Voles Close Only three North Iowa counties succeeded in stemming the tide of repeal votes which swept over the state adding Iowa to the list of states favoring ratification of the twentyfirst amendment Complete unofficial returns showed Winne bago county preponderantly dry Wright with a substantial major ity for antirepeal and Worth coun ty with a narrow margin of dry votes Several other North Iowa coun ties which have been traditionally dry swung over to the repeal col umn including some of those in which vigorous antirepeal cam paigns were conducted The vote generally however was light and had been preceded by listless drives A majority of 1131 votes against ratification was reported in Winne bago county the 13 precincts in this district showing 1083 in favor of ratification as compared with 2214 against ratification WASHINGTON June 21 The wet victory in Iowa yesterday was hailed by antiprohibitionists today as foreshadowing an early triumph for their cause while a dry leader said the real battle was yet to come James A Farley chairman of the emocratic national committee redicted that practically every tate in the union will vote for irohibition repeal On the other hand F Scott McBride general superintendent of he AntiSaloon League contended hat the drys should win in the states yet to vote Challenges Leaders Jouett Shouse president of the association against the prohibition amendment termed the Iowa vote astounding nnd challenged prohi bition leaders to name three states which will favor continuance of the eighteenth amendment One cannot mistake the sig nificance of the large majority which the people of Iowa gave on Tuesday for repeal of the eighteenth amendment Farley said Iowa has been considered by the drys themselves as a dry stronghold just as they considered Indiana Clough to Represent County State Convention Cerro Gordo county joined in the Iowa repeal movement in Tuesdays special election by voting 5084 to 3754 for the ratification of the twentyfirst amendment of the fed eral constitution R F Clough nominee of the re peal group will represent Cerro Gordo county at the state conven tion when formal vote on the pro position will be taken All of the Mason City precincts were overwhelmingly in favor of the repeal of the prohibition amend ment some of them going two Lo one in favor of the new constitu tional measure Dougherty Wettest Spot The wettest spot in the county however was Dougherty township which had 235 votes for repeal ant only 15 in opposition to the new amendment A considerable number of the out ying precincts voted in opposition to the new amendment some o hem to the extent of two to one Two of the three precincts in Clea Lake voted dry Weather UlanWet While the votes were being count ed a heavy shower of rain brough Mystery From Grave Reflection on Stone From Street Light NOBLESVILLE Ind June 21 UP drove by the cemetery cautiously because there had been stories of a faint yellow light that glimmered from a tombstone Some said it was caused by ra dium used on the person who liea buried beneath the stone A reporter decided it was time to investigate and found that the il lumination was merely the reflec tion from a street light shining on polished black marble Mitchell Case Goes to Federal Jurors NEW YORK June 21 case of Charles E Mitchell until re cently a powerful figure in the banking world who is charged with defrauding the government of more than in income taxes was Eiven to a federal court jury today PLANS DRAFTING OF CONTROL ACT Governors Announcement of Intention Follows News of Repeal Vote DES MOINES June 21 ernor Herring today announced plans for a committee to draw up a liquor control act for Iowa The governors statement followed election returns shown the state favoring repeal of the eighteenth amendment 2 to 3 Governor Herring plans to have the committe report at the special session and hopes to have enacted a liquor control act to become effec tive when and If prohibition repeal becomes effective and the state prohibition laws are altered Governor Herring will appoint the committee after formal vote for ratification of repeal at the state convention July 10 Liquor control systems of other countries will be studied in an at tempt to draw up a plan best suited to Iowa Worth Race Close Wright countys 25 precincts re ported 2436 for ratification and 2 839 against the drys rolling up a majority of 403 votes A keen race developed in Worth county with the drys showing a ma jority of eight votes The 13 pr5 cincts in this county reported 1174 in favor of ratification and 1182 against The vote was 2000 under that of the last general election All the towns except Joice and Fertile reported repeal majorities and the rural precincts voted dry Anothr North Iowa county in which the race was particularly close was in Butler With returns completed the repealists had a ma jority of eight votes Seventeen pre cincts reported 2262 for ratification and 2254 against In Aredale the drys carried more than two to one 146 being opposed to ratification and 72 in favor Substantially for Repeal Howard countys 19 precincts were substantially In favor of re peal with 2677 votes favoring rat ification and 1203 against Chicka saw countys 14 precincts were pre ponderantly in favor of repeal with 3586 votes for ratification and 1110 against In Mitchell county the rcpealists boasted a clear ma jority all of the 20 precincts re TheL vote for repeal In both o tliege states canbe accepted as a barometer of the sentiment of the people in other socalled dry states Commenting on yesterdays pro hibition election McBride said in a statement Not Disheartening It would have greatiy encouraged the drys had Iowa and New Hamp shire voted against repeal How ever the fact that they did not is ment not disheartening because although both these states were dry neither had gone dry by statewide referen dum Up to the present time no state which was dry by statewide refer endum when the eighteenth amend ment was adopted and had not re versed its action before the pro posed twentyfirst amendment had been submitted has voted for re peal The Hawkeye states swing away from the position she had main tained for nearly two decades left drys fixing their hope for a halt in the parade on Alabama and Arkan sas both voting July 18 Next Battleground These two states provided the next major battleground The pros and antis are concentrating on them even though California and West Virginia do vote earlier on June 27 Drys figure that if they can hold two states this year the question will be put over until 1934 when their chances will be better Wets would like to win both Alabama and Arkansas but agree that it will close After these will come Tennessee July 20 Oregon July 21 Texas REPEAL DELEGATE K F Cloiigb Cerro Gordo coun ty delegate was one of 99 elect ed Tuesday in Iowa to meet In convention July 10 to sote re peal of the eighteenth amend ment relief to crops that have been parch el under a scorching sun since Jun 3 when the last measurable ra fell The total rainfall in June th far has totaled only an inch We dont care whether the ata goes wet or dry in this section bu were glad ths weather man went wet was the opt comment of one farmer Mr Clough Cerro Gordo countys choice as delegate to the state con vention will go to DCS Moinea July 10 and together with representatives of 08 other counties will go through NEW HAMPSHIRE VOTE IS 2104 Granite State Votes Elect 10 Delegates Pledged for Repeal MANCHESTER N H June 21 the formal procedure of determining I Hampshire today swung into Iowas vote on the federal amendj step with the repeal states REPEAL MEET TO BE HELD JULY 10 AT DES MOINES Result Would Have Been Same Under Different System TABLE ON PAGE 2 DES MOINES June 21 Even if the Iowa legislature had planned a repeal convention com posed of delegates from individual counties the state would have gone for repeal a digest of the county figures in yesterdays election re veals I Of the 9Q counties in the slate 61 of them voted for repeal and 38 registered dry inclinations Completed unofficial returns from the 2435 precincts showed the following totals For repeal 377 276 against repeal 249343 Bitterly Debated The question as to how rcpresen ation for the state convention hould he allotted was bitterly de nated when the legislature was set ing up the convention machinery Both representation by counties and according to population was sug fested but as finally passed the aw provided for two slates of 99 delegates at large one slate pledg ed for ratification of the repeal amendment the other opposed Thus the convention July 10 is a mere formality to register the popular vote The delegates arc not bound to vote for repeal but vio lation of tbe pledges is the most remote of possibilities New Iowa Record Late Vote Heavier The vote in Cerro Gordo county while light compared with that of the last general election was size able for a special election The to tal vote cast for the day was larg er than was indicated by the early balloting The trek to the polls in creased as the flay progressed In Mason City more than half of the voters went to the polls after 3 oclock in the afternoon The first precinct in the county to report was GrlmesMeservey fol lowed shortly by GrimesThornton and the second precinct of the fourth ward in Mason City Reports of the votes in the 30 prcciacts of the county continued to flow into the GlobeGazette office until oclock when the entire count was in and tabulated First In State Cerro Gordo county led other counties in the state in getting re orts of the election and was the rst to give the Associated Press Des Moines complete returns The total vote cast in Mason City as 4779 compared with nearly 10 00 in the last general election The total vote in the eight Mason lity precincts was as follows Granite state voters yesterday gave a more than 2 to 1 majority to the 10 delegates pledged to re peal of the eighteenth amendment The vote was For repeal 75999 against repeal 30340 The vote was sllgiitly more than half that cast in the last election and 47 towns among the smaller rural communities maintained the dry position but recently prevalent in New Hampshire majority rolled up The huge wet in the larger cities however gave the repealists their easy victory The results of the New Hamp shire election brought to 14 the number of states in favor of repeal ing the eighteenth amendment Connecticut and Iowa also voted repeal yesterday Aug 26 Washington Aug 29 Ver mont Sept 5 Maine Sept 11 Maryland and Minnesota Sept 12 Idaho and New Mexico Sept 19 Arizona Oct 3 North Carolina Turn to Fans J Column 3 Turn lo Tune t Column 11 Band Concert Will Be Given at Courthouse The concert by the municipal band at 8 oclock Wednesday night will be presented in front of the courthouse marking an innovation in policy from the past when all concerts were given in East park Lights have been put up for this concert and arrangements for di verting traffic from nearby streets made Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June the economic confer ence first met in London there was a great deal of doubt as to just what were its hopes and aims Well after 10 days we are no longer in doubt They had three reasons for meeting The first was to cancel the debt to America the second was to can cel the debt to America and the third was to cancel the debt to America From then on they could take up any little loose odds and ends such as lowering American tar iffs stabilizing American money above the price of their own With these accomplished they could all go home and if things didnt pick up in their own coun tries think up something else to blame America for then meet and have another conference Yours WILL ICojiyrifiht 1033 MCNAURM Syndicate st Pet 1st Ward nd Pet 1st Ward st Pet 2nd Ward nd Pet 2nd Ward st Pet 3rd Ward nd Pet 3rd Ward st Pet 4th Ward nJ Pet 4th Ward Total 4779 596 493 820 607 601 681 563 418 11 Inch Bass Makes Mistake About Prey GRAIN VALLEY Mo June 21 the big tarsney bass lake south of here is mounted nn 11 inch bass with a 10 inch bass in its mouth Edwin A Morrow investment company executive of Kansas City said he found the two fish recently while rowing on the lake Apparent ly the larger fish misjudged the size of its prey and unable to swallow it choked to death WET AVALANCHE IN CONNECTICUT 6 to 1 Majority for Repeal Puts State Squarely for Ratification NEW HAVEN Conn June 21 avalanche vote of more than 6 to 1 for repeal placed Con necticut squarely in the ranks o the M states which stood today fo ratification of the proposed twenty first amendment which would end national prohibition Fifty delegates 15 from the state at large and one from each of the 5 senatorial districts were select d to meet in convention July 11 at Hartford pledged to vote unani mously to ratify the proposed amendment With only a light vote cast less than half that cast in the last pres dential election the repealists won a decisive victory sweeping the cities by as much as 12 to 1 and carrying all but a few of the tra ditionally dry rural towns Complete unofficial returns gave For repeal 236915 Against repeal 35349 3P to the voting placed the vote at around the half million mark The southern section of Iowa was the only section to show any uni fied opposition to repeal The dry majority in this section was offset by the repeal majority in other ru ral parts of the state while the more heavily populated counties gave repeal a huge lead More Than Realized Early predictions that repeal would carry by more than 100000 were more than realized The ratio in the voting hung consistently around the 3 to 2 figure through out the compilation of returns Analyzed by state senatorial dis tricts the voting showed that 30 gave a majority for repeal and 20 against At least 08 of the districts of state representatives went for repeal This number included the larger counties of the state which have two representatives and have heavy repeal majorities Control LeglsTatlon Reiterating his determination to obtain the enactment of control leg slation Gov Clyde L Herring said when advised of the results of the state election that this legislation probably will be introduced in the special session of the general as sembly this fall I congratulate Iowa people on their decision the governor said in a statement I am one of those who believe that we are headed now toward better conditions of con trol of the liquor traffic We have had the traffic with us all through this decade of prohibition Settled Question We are not going back to the old wideopen days This liquor traf fic is going to be controlled in controlled We need new temperance laws Let us hope that the liquor ques tion in Iowa is now a settled ques tion he said that we can put Cousins Funeral to Be Held on Thursday TIPTON June 21 services will be Thursday afternoon for Robert G Cousins 74 lecturer and former Iowa congressman frorr the fifth Iowa district who dlec late Monday night at his horn here He had been ill for sevcra months through legislation for liquor con trol which will be satisfactory to every community of our state and that we may in the future turn more of our attention to the greater problems of relief and governmen tal economies Former Banker in Kansas Hangs Self ALBANY 111 June 21 Samuel O Naftzger former Wich ita Kans banker committed sui cide by hanging at the home of his brother Victor near here early to day Judge Keefe Sworn In CHICAGO June 21 J Keefc former county attorney at Clinton was sworn in Wednes day as judge of custom court here IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy nnd cooler Wednesday night Thursday fair LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m iMaxlmum Tuesday 99 Minimum in the night 05 At 8 a m Wednesday 74 Precipitation 11 of an Inch Some relief from the heat was evident Wednesday with ths wind changed from the southwest to went and some lower tempera ture early in the day ;