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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATE PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THUESDAY JUNE 22 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 223 House Set Rapid Pace Marvels on Looking Back at Work of Session U S WINS STABILIZATION FIGHT By HERBERT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON June 22 CCPA It wasnt until the end was in sight and mem bers of the house had opportunity to pause for breath while the senate was tied in a knot over payment to vet erans that they were able to real ilze just what a pace President Roosevelt put them through in the special session It was appar ent to most Washington observers shortly after the special session was convened that the president in tended using the house of represen tatives as the dynamo to furnish the power for pushing through his emergency legislative program Thesetup ill the house was ideal for his plans The democratic ma jority was overwhelming The rules of the body were strict and once invoked capable of being applied ruthlessly Trouble in Senate Not so with the senate There de liberation on legislation is a cher ished prerogative Every president finds that out sooner or later Roosevelt Itnew it In advance So the presidential guns were trained on the house Literally a barrage of legislative proposals was laid down At times they came so fast that it left the congressmen bewildered Take the month of March for ex ample The session was convened on March 9 Heres the rapidity with which the presidential guns rained messages on the On Opening Day On the opening day came the emergency banking bill This meas ure was passed by both houses and signed by the president before the iiiajpwaS over j tic reductions in governmental ex penditures landed in the lap of the house Then a weekend intervened but three days later on the morning of March 14 came that most surpris ing of all measures the beer bill Ail in 20 Days The echo of the presidents de mand for beer hardly had subsided before the farreaching farm bill reached the house on March 16 He waited five days until March 21 before sending up a message rec ommending the creation of the civil ion conservation the legisla tion that put the unemployed into the national forests And then to round out the month on March 29 the bill regulating the sale of securities was dispatched Twenty six high significant legislative proposals Thats an example of the speed shown during the special session And the house although a bit groggy acted on each one with haste and hurried it along to the senate Grains Rise on Reports of Another Hot Wave MITCHELL FOUND NOT GUILTY OF EVASION CHARGE Banker Acquitted on All Counts in Income Tax Fraud Trial PICTURE ON PAGE 7 NEW YORK June 22 Charles E Mitchell was acquitted today on all counts in the indict ment which charged him with in come tax evasion The jury which had beard the government charges that Mitchell former chairman of the National City bank had cheated the govern ment in 1929 and 1930 of more than in income taxes took the case at a m B S T yes terday It returned the verdict a little more than 24 hours later Failed to Report The charges against Mitchell who for many years was one of the most powerful figures in the banking world were briefly that he had illegally failed to report a payment of 566666667 from the National City company in 1029 and that he had made sham stock sales to make it appear that he had suf fered such heavy income losa that he owed no tax in 1929 and 1930 The stock sale in 1929 wag to Mitchells wife and the otie in 1930 to W D Thornton president Labor Federation Reports Decrease in Unemployment Says Progress Now Depend on Buying Power Gains WASHINGTON June 22 The American Federation of Labor says that 629000 persons went back to work in April and a but as yet undetermined in May In its monthly survey of business for May however it added Cheerful as this news sounds there is no evidence yet that it marks the start of recovery Any further progress the federa tion said must depend upon the ex tent to which the purchasing power of the laborer is increased Unemployment Less In April unemployment was said to have decreased from 13359000 to 12730000 or 48 per cent of those out of work regaining jobs Trade union reports for May show another gain not so large This is the most significant of all business gain reported this spring It is the largest since the depres sion began Take Two Years But unless employment gains more than this it will take nearly two years to get the unemployed back to business cannot wait two years To provide the necessary pur chasing power the federation places most hope in the national re covery act which describes as of the Greene company Cananea Copper Creston Girl Called Junior Movie Star LOS ANGELES June 22 Alice Jaris of Creston has been named a junior star together with 12 others by Jack L Warner film production manager The actresses have been trained in small bits be fore the cameras Norlie of Decorah Gets Honor Office CHICAGO June 22 Rev O M Norlie of Luther college De corah was elected honorary presi dent of the American Lutherans Statistical association the most advanced and forward looking legislation for recovery yet proposed b een tastructe d that It could ac tjult onfall the charges together convict or acquit on any one charge Given Instructions The Jury returned for instruc tions three times once yesterday and twice today It was at the con clusion of the third appearance of the jury in the courtroom that the verdict acquitting Mitchell on all counts was returned Mitchell leaped to his feet as he heard the words Not guilty pronounced in a low voice by James K Campbell foreman and grabbed the hand of Max D Steuer his counsel His face was fieiy red his eyes filled with tears With SteUer he left the courtroom while the jurors were still in the box Jury Dismissed Federal Judge Henry W Goddard requested the jurors not to discuss the case publicly and dismissed them I cant talk too moved Mitchell said as the crowd pressed around him as he left the courtroom With Steuer he disappeared in the anteroom where he had spent the hours waiting for the verdict Steuer made this satement Justice Still Possible This verdict proves that in the state of New York justice can still be had by the verdictof a jury that neither mob psychology nor emotion will enter the final deter mination Mr Mitchell was absolutely in nocent of the accusations made against him as a result of what was deemed popular demand After a prosecution which fol lowed a most exhaustive scares and the exercise of the greatest diligence on the part of the prosecutor who Turn to race 7 Column 3 York Niht ub Found Shot to Death NEW YORK June 22 Harry Lyons 35 who directed floor shows for Texas Guinan and other noted night club operators was found shot to deatif under a street light in the Bronx early today Police believe Lyons was walking home with a man who suddenly drew a pistol placed it to Lyons head and fired Some grudge arising from Lyons night cub contracts may have led to the killing detectives say AUNT HET By Robert Quill en I dont cave if they are Pas kin folks Theyre visit ors the first week but after that theyre just livin on you RAILROADS HEED EASTMANS PLEA Postpone Proposed New Cut in Wages Until June 30 1934 WASHINGTON June 22 Railroads have heeded a plea of the administration to postpone unti June 30 1034 a proopsed new per cent pay cut for their workers As a result organized railroad labor until the middle of next year will continue to work on the pres ent old basic wage less 10 per cent By that time gov ernment and railroads both hope al need for pay cuts will be passed This agreement between railroac managers and labor executives was the first big achievement of Jo seph B Eastman since he became coordinator of transportation The concord must yet be ratified by individual unions belonging to the Railway Labor Executives as sociation but that is considered jus a formality Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June you read this in the pa per there are 800 people get that eight hundred work in the library of congress Didnt know there was anybody there but a watchman Why thats a librarian to each book Well the democrats have found that there is only 40 of these that are democrats The total salary in there is so the democrats figure there is about 5750000 of this is a total waste to the country unless they can get democrats in there to help read the books for the congress men The American dollar is down to 75 cents abroad Be a good time to go oyer and buy some for they are still worth over here Yours WILL Copyright 1933 McNaURht Syndicate MAY WHEAT HITS NEWRECORDFOR EASQN OF 89C ALABAMANEGRO GETS NEW TRIAL Judge Sets Aside Death Penalty Conviction in Scottsboro Case ATHENS Ala June 22 Judge James E Horton today granted a motion for a new trial for Heywood Patterson one of the nine Negroes indicted in the Scotts boro case setting aside the convic tion with its death penalty Imposed in Morgan county circuit court April 9 Judge Horton held in a lengthy written opinion that the evidence greatly preponderates in favor of the defendant Patterson twice has been convict ed on a charge of attacking Mrs Victoria Price one of two victims of an alleged attack aboard a Southern railway freight train March 25 1931 and each time sen tenced to death In his opinion Judge Horton said As heretofore stated the law clares that a defendant should not be convicted without corroboration where the testimony of the prosecu trix bears on Its face indications of unreliability or improbability and particularly when it Is contradicted by other evidence The testimony of the prosecu trix Victoria Price in this case is not only uncorroborated but it also bears on its face indications of im probability and Is contradicted by other evidence and in addition thereto the evidence greatly pre ponderates in favor of the defend ant 20 Iowa Farmers Sentenced to Day in Jail Fined Punishment Levied for Part in OBrien Farm Sale Riot PRIMGHAR June 22 Enrl Peters today sentenced 20 northwest Iowa farmers to one day in jail and a fine of for par ticipating in a riot during a farm mortgage foreclosure sale at OBrien county courthouse here April 27 Some of the 20 admitted during their trial two weeks ago before Judge Peters that they also were members of the group which went also to Le Mars April 27 southwest of here and dragged Judge C C Bradley from his courtroom car ried him into the country and choked him Into unconsciousness with a rope tether Charged With Contempt The 20 were charged with con tempt of court and were tried with out a jury Judge Peters this morn ing granted a change of venue on charges of conspiracy still pending against the group The trials on this charge will be at Orange City July 10 Sentencing the group this morn ing Judge Peters refused to sus pend sentence and Insisted that the farmers begin at once their 24 lour jail terms AT CONFERENCE IN LONDON Heat and Drought Still Doing Heavy Damage to Crops CHICAGO June 22 rices ssvept on to new high levels or the season today as reports of another hot wave came from the west and northwest Indication that heat and drought were continuing to damage the al ready severely injured crops sent prices upgrade from the start of radlng Opening prices in wheat were as much as 1 cents a bushel iiigher with the December delivery touching 84 cents Later some profit taking helped check the ad vance and prices at the close were only about even with yesterlays inish Trading in May wheat almost a year in advance brought that tation to 89 cents on the purchase of 100000 bushelsThe previous sea sons top was 82 cents for July a few days ago Oats trading was exceptional re flecting reported likelihood o the smallest crop in 20 years Closing quotations in the active months in wheat July September and December were firm unchanged to B higher compared with yester days finish Corn was unchanged to cents off and oats HP Another day of scorching tempera tures arrived over most of the coun try Thursday but there were signs that some relief was in sight for North Iowa Mason City mercuries repeated Wednesdays high of 91 degrees but began dropping off early in the afternoon going to 80 at 2 oclock New fatalities were reported Wed esday to bring the Wisconsin total p to 14 and other states reported eaths as follows Michigan 14 cnnsylvanla and Ohio three each lissouri two and Kansas one In dditlon seven persons were rcport d prostrated as the mercury limbed to 983 at Washington D C Kansas had a maximum of 102 iut in Mattoon 111 it went to 03 and was an even 100 at Bloorns urg Pa and Freedrick Md De roit had a top reading or 36 but Chicago cooled off to the 70s be ore midday and it able in Ohio iake Eric Redouble Hunt for Two Spanish Flyers MEXICO D F June 22 Civilian and governmental aviators redoubled their search today for two Spanish transAtlantic flyers long overdue on a flight from Ha vana after scores of men returned from a fruitless hunt in the moun tains southeast of here where the Spaniards were reported to have crashed Lenders of 76ers Thofe sentenced were Simon Tjossen of Prlmghar vice presi dent of the Modern 76ers a farm relief organization William Glaus sen Paullina secretary of the 76ers James Fears of Sutherland W F Kramme of Hartley Law rence Gasper of Granvlllc Edwin Shafer of Calumet Ben Niewen dorp of Primghar Jack Hamp of Granville John Herzog of Hospers Mike Herzog OBrien county A C Larson of Primghar Frank Fulton Frank Ludwig and George Popken of Ply mouth Matthias Schmit Thomas Bunt of near Mclvin R C Apple dorn of Gaze Martin Carlson of Granville John Link of Primghar and Ell Kramme of Hartley Alfred E Smith Gets Degree From Harvard CAMBRIDGE Mass June 22 university today award ed Alfred E Smith former gover nor of New York an honorary de gree of doctor of laws It conferrec the same degree on four other men important in public life Sir Rontld C Lindsay and Andre de Laboulaye ambassadors respectively froit Great Britain and France and upon Lewis Vf Douglas director of the budget and Wilbur L Cross gov ernor of Connecticut Flight of Seaplanes From Italy Delayec ORBETTELO Italy June 22 1 flight of 24 Italian seaplane to Chicago today awaited rcmova of difficulties in Jandlng supplies a Cartwright bay Labrador FRANCE AGREES TO DELAYING OF MONEY DEBATE American World Parley Delegates Cite Need to Uphold Prices Hy F O VOSBUHQH FROM THE UNITED lenders of the American delegation to the London economic conference are in conference Lett to right Secretary of State Cordcll Hull James M Cox and Snm D McKeynolds Associated Press photo was comfort the snore of PRESIDENT SAILS UP MAINE COAST Visits Little Granddaughter at Portsmouth Two Sons to Join Party PORTSMOUTH N H June 22 Roosevelt sailed out of Little Harbor today at the en trance to Portsmouth harbor short ly before noon today after a visit with his 14 months old grand daughter Sarah Delano Roosevelt The Amberjack II vacation schooner of the chief executive got under way at a m The mouth of the harbor was filled with small pleasure craft as the Amberjack slowly made its way out for a leisurely cruise off the Maine coast to Portland Arrival at Portland harbor was expected in the evening There John and Frank lin D Jr younger sons of the president will join the crew and complete the trip up the coast to Campobcllo Island N B site of the Roosevelt summer home The presidents granddaughter was brought aboard the Amberjack by her father James and her mother James has been a member of the crew since the start and con tinued on to Portland The child and her mother left the boat and returned to their summer home at Rye Beach a few miles from here CRIME EXPERT IN LAMSON CASE Heinrich Places Powerful Microscopes on Mystery of Slain Wife SAN JOSE Cal June E2 tA scientlflp detective Edwards Os car Heinrich of Berkeley placed his powerful microscopes on the Lam son mystery today and called upon his past experience In solving baf flingcrimes to aid him in tmravel ing the strange death of Allene Thorpe Lamson The noted crlminologist retained to aid the defense of David M Lam son 31 visited the Lamson home on the Stanford university campus where the state charges the uni versity press executive killed his wife and declared he was de lighted with the evidence he found House of Mystery To the house of mystery Heinrich brought his microscopes cameras with stronglens tape measures and other paraphernalia in an effort to determine how Lamsons attractive young wife met her death last Memorial day The criminologiit spent the day at the little cottage measuring the tiny bathroom in which the bndy of Mrs Lamson was found inspecting dark stains in the rooms and en deavoring to build up details of the tragedy When he left he declared he could reconstruct the crime in detail Was No Struggle There was no struggle when Mrs Lamson met her death Hein rich said And all the action took place in the bothroom the door of which I am certain was nearly closed I am also sure that Mrs Lam son had no Inkling of impending death I have determined these facts from a study of blood pro direction the blood spattered And I have found enough to warrant my staying in the case in Lamsons behalf I thought at first I would be toi late to find anything new But was delighted to discover a numbe of important facts overlooked ap parently until now by both th irosecution and defense The state charges Mrs Lamson was killed by blows on her head nl legedly Inflicted by her husband Florence Nightingale Weds WATERLOO June 22 Florence Nightingale was granted a license here today to marry Wil liam Hink Florence la 18 and Wil liam is Swedish Baptists at Des Moines Session DBS MOINES June 22 Swedish Baptists are holding the fiftieth annual conference here Speakers at todays session include the Rev L Sclin of Davenport th Rev Gordon Carlson of Kirlon an the Rev A I Osborn of Burling ton Mrs Willebrandt Is Acquitted of Libe NEW YORK June 22 Mabel Wnlker Willebrandt form assistant United States Attorne General was acquitted by a fedcr court jury yesterday of a charge libelling Gus O Nations antlsaloo league official and former prohi ition administrator In St Louis miths Kiss mdMake Up awyer Quits Needle Takes 2 Years to Go From Mouth to Thigh KANSAS CITY Kans June 22 months ago Quantri Smith filed suit for divorce The next day ho withdrew the action May S Mrs Smith filed suit Sty vi th drew it May 9 Monday she again filed suit Last night she telephoned her iwyer H J Smith no We have made up again I want he case withdrawn Today Smith withdrew as her di orce lawyer UNDIGESTED WENATCHEE J Al right swallowed a needle in 1031 Monday he removed It from a thigh vhlch had been giving him pain THAT MAKES 3 CENTS SAN BENITO 3 ent stamp business is in the opin on of A H Marowsky postoffice ispatcher here a nuisance He landled a letter with a two cent tamp in the usual place but along ide was a penny glued to the pa icr GETS REAL BIRDIE WATONGA Sabin got a birdie at the Northwest Okla loma golf tournament on the fourth lole It was dead when they picked t up from the moot of the tree into which Sabin sliced HAPPENS IN MOVIES two gun hero hundcred across prairie gulches Bobby Urgitus 4 and his brother Charles liked the show so much they stayed to see It twice Came the dawn A frantic father notified police who released the pair locked in the theater over night after they had fallen asleep CRIMINAL MINNEAPOLIS Charles D 3rown accustomed to dealing with bank robbers has R new crime to solve Burglars took a special pistol and In jewelry from his home He is head of the protective de partment of the Minnesota Bankers association LONDON June 22 American delegation to the world economic conference said In a state ment today that the United States government feels that currency sta bilization now would be untimely and possibly would cause a violent price recession to the detriment of the conferences The statement saifl that undue emphasis had been placed upon proposals for temporary stabiliza tion and asserted this matter was never on affair of the delegation itself but rather of the treasury and the central banks of the United States Great Britain and France Important Contribution The American government the statement continued feels that Us efforts to raise prices arc the most important contribution it can make Simultaneously with the publica ion of the American statement It vas authoritatively said the confer ence had been saved from founder ng on the rocks of stabilization as he result of an agreement by American and foreign representa tives to postpone discussion of the stabilization question until later Prime Minister Ramsay Mac Donald president of the conference who has been working day and night to aaye the parley from col lapse the news was rushed to him ALABAMA SOLON DIES IN CAPITAL Almon Chairman of House Roads Group Victim of Heart Disease WASHINGTON June 22 Representative Edward B Almon 73 of Tuscumbia Ala died of heart disease today at a hotel here Almon was chairman of the house roads committee and a leading ad vocate of government operation of Muscle Shoals which was in his dis trict Although suffering from heart disease for some time Almon con tinued to attend sessions of the house vmtil the end of the congress He suffered a severe attack Tues day morninof ThS was reached at a meeting attended by James M Cox American dele gate James P Warburg American technical expert and Finance Min ister Georges Bonnet of France The stroke of master diplomacy in effecting the FrancoAmerican approachment was described as having been accomplished when Mr Cox cast aside nil traditional dip lomatic tactics and laid his cards on the table regarding the Ameri can position Fenrfnl of Inflation The French who were severely burned in the postwar inflation are said to have been completely lack ing In comprehension of the Amer ican internal program and its def inite objectives They were fearful that the United States was on the road to wild in flation which would have world wide repercussions Mr Cox and Mr Warburg put them right on this matter That the French had been willing to quit the conference over the sta bilization issue wtis authoritatively confirmed With the parley appar ently safely through this major cri sis both the Americana and the Bri tish expressed highest hopes of real accomplishment Attempt Mllintcd An American attempt to force the conference to declare Its policy re garding trade barriers of every de scription was initiated today by Secretary of State Hull In a resolu tion introduced before the economic commission The resolution took cognizance of tariff quotas txchange regulations and other restrictive and discrimin ating measures Asked by the Associated Press what specific measures were con templated Hull the leader of the American delegation replied to get rid of them all Gradual Reduction Asked Secretary Hulls resolution called for a gradual reduction and re moval of tariff barriers The method contemplated in the Tom lo Column Wea IOWA WEATHER Fair to partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday except p a B B1 b e thundprshonCTH In northwest and north central portions Not much change In temperature LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period endingat 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 91 Lowest In Night 58 At 8 A M Thursday 19 Thursdays maximum was tha same as Wednesdays 91 degrees ;