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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1933, Mason City, Iowa Y COiP HAHLON E HIS MEM a ART UEPT OF IOWA DCS MOIMES North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX PJIEBS JLEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 26 1933 mis PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 226 Huey Facing Power Test Deith of Kemp Will Mean Election in Louisiana By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON June 26 There have been comparatively few deaths and resignations in the house o f representa tives elected for the present con gress and none of particular effect on the political lineup J ac k Garner for example re signed the seat that he has hela in the house since 1903 but it wos nothing more than a transfer He moved across capitol hill to vice BOUVAIi E KEMP preside over the senate president And young Lewis Doug las gave up his seat as the sole rep resentative from Arizona to become director of the budget in the Roose velt administration As compared to the last con gress when it looked for a while as if death itself would decide what party would control the house the deaths and resignations have not been of much political significance Situation Changed However the recent death of Bolivar E Kemp representative from the sixth district of Louisiana may have changed the situation And they regard it so because of what it might mean to Louisianas P Long Long has been pretty constantly under fire from his political oppo nents back home since he came to the senate There has been a sena torial investigation of Louisiana politics since in Washing ton and the end may not yet be in sight Petitions to Senate Then too there have been peti tions to the senate from his politi foes in Louisiana demanding his H4 The Ven ppraljf defiant of out to get bis po lltlcal scalp Just the other day on the floor of the senate he shouted There will not be any elections in Louisiana for a long time We do not have to elect any more senators for four years or another governor for three years and the city election in New Orleans will be a formality Our opponents naturally can make a lot of prophecies of the great waning Influence of Long ana of the terrible rising rebellion A Test Brewing The kingfish made this state ment before Representative Kemp was stricken suddenly as he was re turning by motor to his home at the conclusion of the special ses sion A special election to choose bis successor must be called by the gov ernor of Louisiana The antiLong forces are likely to reform their lines of battle and make a spirited attack at that time Senator Huey and his political or ganization in Louisiana may be sub jected to a test much sooner than they had expected VERNE SANKEY ELUDES POLICE Notorious Midwest Kidnap Suspect and His Gang Remain at Large SEATTLE June 26 fully eluding heavily armed officers over western and northwestern Washington a man believed to be Verne Sankey notorious midwest kidnaping suspect and his compan ions remained at large today The search centered near Belling ham close to the Canadian bordpr AUNT HET By Robert Quiilen CHICAGO WHEAT GAINS 7 CENTS Sheriff Probes Auto Crash Near Sioux Rapids I reckon Jim will stay quit When a bachelor quits a bad habit he aint got no body to pick a quarrel with when he wants an excuse to start up again COUZENS RAISES STIR BY SPEECH ONWORLD DEBTS Says Structure Must Be Changed No Mention of War Debts LONDON June 26 Senator James Couzens of Michigan Amer ican delegate stirred the world eco nomic conference today by declar ing in a speech that the worlds debt structure must be adjusted He emphasized the necessity of organizing creditors throughout the world and of establishing some form of permanent body to act in an advisory capacity between or ganized creditors and organized debtors Debts in General The republican senator did not mention war debts but referred to indebtedness in general Hewarned that this is in no sense to be con strued as an invitation to debtors able to pay to scale down their ob ligations Certainly it is not an invitation to default he said He urged worldwide action to raise prices and to increase the de mand for raw materials in his ad dress made before the aubcommls siou on immediate measures for fi nancial reconstruction India Joins Plan y he did not believe that prices can be raised by monetary means alone India indicated to the world conference today her willingness to cooperate in the rehabilitation of silver as projected in the resolu tion of Senator Key Pittman This was authoritatively disclosed after a meeting of the conference silver committee at which Sir George Shuter secretary of the treasury for India was present j Important Event I Americana and others interested in the rehabilitation of silver said this was the most important event which would have happened to force the program to a successful conclu sion India ia the worlds largest holder of silver having on hand some 400 million ounces Her adherence to the Pittman plan therefore is considered abso lutely vital for its success Exports say that if the nations holding silver agree to control the flow of the metal to the market then it will be easy to fix and main tain a price Essential to Plan Stabilization of the silver price is essential to the American plan by which onefifth of each nations cur rency coverage would be in silver If the price can be fixed and main tained then there is greater likeli hood of the Pittman resolution being adopted by the major nations at tending the conference Adherence by India advanced Senator Pittman towards his goal by a huge stride While the silver program has pro gressed so favorably there still is a hitch in the development of the American plan for restriction of wheat production The United States delegation ia continuing its drive to obtain adherence to what they consider to be one of the most im portant schemes before the confer ence Australia Holds Out Australia still was withholding support and the Americans were concentrating their efforts on Stan ley M Bruce chief Australian del egate Other major producers al ready are in general agreement for restriction The American program would provide for an increase in wheat prices through restriction Aus tralia disapproves this and holds for keeping the price so low as to in crease consumption thereby doing away with the necessity of reducing production It is understood Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald or Great Brit ain Is anxious to see an agreement on wheat aa soon as possible in the belief that this would give to the world a great tangible achievement by the conference over which he presides There is much speculation concerning how far Australia will Turn n Page 1 Column 8 STATESMEN IN A HUDDLE It was no laughing matter when these statesmen of the British em pire discussed world problems at the London conference Left to right Premier Bennett of Canada Neville Chamberlain chancellor of the ex chequer and Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald Associated Press 4th District Legion Has Its Annual Convention Charles City Meeting Hotel in Des Moines Is Robbed of DES MOINES June 26 JFi Holding up two men at the point of a gun a robber obtained from the offices of the Commodore hotel a residential hostelry today Featured by Two Ball Games v CHARLES CITY June business places put up flag decora tions today for the annual fourth district convention of the American Legion which began at 10 oclock this morning with registration at the Elks club where the commit tees on convention rules nomina tions auditing and resolutions were meeting Two junior baseball games be tween Nora Springs and Rudd and Fayette against Mason City were staged on Lion field from to this morning The annual business meeting and election was to be held at the county clubhouse at 2 p m with W G Henke Charles City fourth district com mander presiding The sunset parade will form at the courthouse at 7 p m to march through Main street to the post office A stag dinner will be held at the country club at 8 p m fol lowed by a program which will in clude addresses by B A Webster Mason City FranK Miles editor of Iowa Legionaire Edward OCon nor attorney general Des Moines R J Laird departmentadjutant Des Moines Col Hanford Mac Nider Mason City Robert Col flesh past department commander Des Moines and W Earl Hall de partment commander Mason City Music will be furnished by Jim Powers yodeling cowboy Inde pendence Charles City Legion clown band Rusty Hinge quartet Mason City and Inez Ellison Nashua As side attractions Emmet Greene Charles City will give a dance and Lorraine Foley and Joyce Bird accompanied by Pauline Mil ler will give a horseplay tap dance Mr Henke stated he expected one of the largest crowds at the con vention Emmetsburg Plans Tour to Advertise Its Water Carnival EMMETSBURG June bers of the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce who are sponsoring the free celebration and water car nival to be held here Thursday will tour the county Tuesday accom panied by the city band advertising the scheduled events on Thursdays program A huge fireworks display Gem of the Ocean will conclude Thursdays events on the lake shore Frank Tracy of TracyBrowns dance orchestra at Terrace Park Okobojl and his master of cere monies Wayne Vargason will serve as judges in the bathing beauty contest Italian Plane Fleet Is Kept on Ground ORBETELLO Italy June 26 winds over the Ligurian sea and the Alps still kept a fleet of 25 Italian seaplanes on the ground to day although everything was ready for their flight by stages to Chicago PaidBwynPlea for Rehearing of Case Overruled Denial by Supreme Court Ends Local Mans Try for Freedom Notice that the Iowa supreme court overruled the petition for re hearing in the case of the State of Iowa vs Paul Brown reached Ma son City attorneys Monday morn lug This brings to a close Browns battle for freedom from the 20 year sentence in the state reformatory at Anamosa imposed by Judge M H Kepler in the district court here Dec 7 1931 after Brown was found guilty of asault with attempt to commit a statutory crime Submitted May 9 The petition for rehearing was submitted to the supreme court May 9 by W L Bliss former mem ber of the supreme bench who had come into the case together with John Robinson and J E Williams This was the second time the matter was brought to the atten tion of the supreme bench mem bers of which had handed down a decision sustaining Judge Kepler last fall Roe Thompson county at torney up to Dec 31 1933 repre sented the state throughout the trial Argue Kepler Erred The contention of the attorneys for Brown was that Judge Kepler erred in failing to instruct the jur ors that assault with intent to com mit a great bodily injury was an included offense on the charge of rape Brown will be taken into custody by officers upon the receipt of of ficial word from the supreme court and the issuance of a mandamus Convict Kreichbaum of Taking Deposit in Insolvent Bank MOUNT PLEASANT June 26 W Kreichbaum Burling ton banker was found guilty to day of accepting a deposit when he knew the American savings bank and trust company of Bur lington was insolvent Kreich baum former president of the bank now closed was tried here on a change of venue The case went to the jury last Saturday after five weeks of testimony Bank Bandits Slay Cashier in Indiana LACROSSE Ind June 26 IJFI William E Tennel cashier of the LaCrosse State bank was killed here this morning by one of five bandits who attempted to rob the bank Tennel was slain when the bandit became angered because the safe In the bank wan locked with a time loru 11 LOSE LIVES IN IOWA ACCIDENTS OVER WEEKEND Pilot Two Passengers Die in Plane Crash at Cresco An airpiane crash automobile ac cidents and drownings accounted For the deaths of 11 lowans over he weekend An airplane crash at Cresco re sulted in the death of the pilot Allen T Rideout 24Charles City and his two passengers Bernard Staebell 35 and Alvin Weinkauf 30 both of Cresco just at dusk Sun day evening at the airport here The crash occurred when the en jiue stalled and the biplane owned by Rideout went into a tallspin and smashed against the ground The plane was demolished but did not burn On His Last Trip Rideout who had been at Cresco all day taking passengers for rides was flying with his last load shortly after the sun bad set He had been flying for about three years and is said to have possessed a pilots li cense The pilot was the son of the Rev and Mrs A A Rideout of Charles City where the father is pastor of the First Baptist church Staebell is survived by his wife and a child Weinkaud is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Albert Weinkauf arid live brothers Parents on Trip Mr and Mrs Rideout parents of the pilot are enroute to Boston to attend the international convention of Rotary and have not received news of the accident Funeral ar rangements will not be made until they can be reached Traveling with Mr and Mrs Rideout are their daughter Ruth and Dr and Mrs H A Tolliver The list of dead Allen T Uldcoiit 24 Charles City Bernard Staebell 35 Cresco Alvin Welnkaud 30 Cresco iTaities Griswold 20 of near Montrose Mrs Junies Griswold 18 his wife Bud Haynee Oilman Mr and Mrs K E Allison Galva George Livers 25 Mil son City Doniild Scliall 14 Dubucuie Howard A Walloce43 Jones county former Mr and Mrs Griswold were drowned while swimming in the Skunk river 10 miles southwest of Burlington Mrs Griswold attempt ed to save her brother Chester Davidson 12 and sank while Gris wold drowned immediately after in an attempt to rescue her Davidson was hauled from the water with a pole extended by a man from the bank The bodies of Mr and Mrs Griswold were recovered today about 300 yards from where the couple drowned 5 Others Hurt Mr and Mrsr Allison died shortly after an accident noar Moville Sat urday night in which five other per sons were Injured Eva and Mabel Taylor of Sioux City Delano and Melvln Rice of Early and E F Mueller were reported recovering from their injuries George Livers was killed Satur day in an automobile crash near Rembrandt in which Deputy Sheriff Tom lo rasa 2 Column 4 Livers Killed and Shepdrd Near Death Investigates Cases of 2 Men Sentenced at Emmetsburg Sheriff J M Robertson left Mon day forenoon for the northwest part of Iowa to investigate further an automobile accident and the convic tion of two confessed robbers both incidents involving Ccrro Gordo county The sheriff planned to visit the hospital at Sioux Rapids where his deputy Charles Shepard was in a critical condition following an acci dent near there Saturday afternoon in which George Livers 26 another Mason City resident was fatally in jured To See Robbers On the way home from Sioux Rapids the sheriff planned to stop at Emmetsburg to see Burgess Tay lor 21 and Richard Clough both of Owatonna Minn who were sen tenced to 25 years in the state re formatory at Anamosa by Judge F C Davidson there Saturday night Mr Robertson expected to bring with him on the return trip the automobile of the Letts Spencer Smith company of Mason City be lieved stolen by the pair It also is possible that he will bring with htm the two defendants who are be lieved to be connected with oil sta tion robberies and other depreda tions in this county the past month The sheriff was seriously con cerned over the condition of his dep uty Monday after receiving a repOrl from Dr H W Harbour who was sent to the bedside of the injured man Sunday Dr Harbour informed the sheriff that Shepard had suf fered a punctured lung and other serious internal injuries anct that his condition was critical To Make Investigation Mr Robertson expected to con sult with Sheriff B A Thompson of Buena Vista county regarding an investigation of the accident which occurred while Mr Shepard and Mr Livers were returning from the state hospital at Cherokee where they had brought E A Lund Ma son City baker as a patient The accident occured just is the Mason City car reached the top of a long hill Observing that there was another machine coming to ward him on the wrong side of the road Mr Shepard turned his ma chine Into the ditch It struck the end of a culvert and turned over several times tnrowlng both occu pants out Livers who suffered a basal frac ture of the skull died shortly after the crash He also had received a broken arm and other injuries A preliminary Investigation of the accident was made by Deputy Sher iff Max Studer and Attorney John Shipley Saturday night Brought Here Sunday The body of Mr Livers was brought to Mason City Sunday bj the McAuley funeral home and Mon day plans were completed for the service to be held at 2 oclock Tues day afternoon at the McAuley mor tuary Burial will be in the Mem orial Park cemetery Mr Livers who was born in Davenport in 1906 had lived Mason City 12 years He is survived by his mother Mrs Mabel Livers who arrived Monday morning from her home In Davenport and a broth Turn to Fnfte 2 Column 7 Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal June talk about an earth quake hitting California that was kindergarten stuff compared to the news that some nut sent over the cables that Sister Aimee had had a baby It looked like a case of maternity by remote con trol Science is so marvelous it is being confused with miracles and it looked like birth control by electrical transcription hut now that the facts are all in we find the visit to the hospital was to beautify the present genera tion and not to perpetuate the future Yours WILL ROGERS CopyrlBht 1913 McNuuRtlt Syndicate RELIEF OF RAINS ONLY SCATTERED WeekEnd Showers Fail to Do Much to Cool Off Parched Iowa DES MOINES June 26 Weekend rainfall brought only slight scattered relief to parched citizens the weather bureau report ed today The rain was in the form of scat tered thundershowers The weathei bureau stations at Perry and Iowa City were the only stations report ing more than an inch of rainfall Iowa City receiving 114 and Perry 105 At Keokuk the weekend precipi tation amounted to 82 of nn inch Iowa Falls 70 Waterloo 55 Cedar Rapids 53 and Marshalltown 46 Mason City Monday afternoon had a temperature of 95 at 2 oclock compared with 90 degrees maximum both Saturday and Sunday BORAH OPERATED ON BALTIMORE June 26 United States Senator William B Borah of Idaho underwent an operation on the prostate glnnd in the Johns Hopkins hospital here today The opera tion by Dr Hugh H Young noted urologist At Dr Youngs office the senator was said to he In per fect condition after the opera tion He has gone to his room in fine shape one of Dr Youngs aides snld The operation will require that SenatorBornh will remain In the hospital for several weeks It wan said MINIMUM WGES ALL TO BE SAME Men and Women Will Not Be Treated Differently by Industrial Act By KUBY A BLACK GlobeGazette Washington Cor respondent WASHINGTON June 26 Mini mum wages under the codes adopted under the national industrial recov ery act must be the some for men women and children doing the same work it became evident here today as the recovery administration pre pared for its first hearing on the new deal codes Skill and experiente may be taken Into account in establishing differ ent rates of pay but not sex or ma turity industrial and labor leaders waked up to discover today This factor is expected to be crucial in preventing child labor during this period of unemployment ns recom mended by Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins and in establish ing equality of pay and opportunity between men and women workers according to Donald R Richberg general counsel of the administra tion and one of the drafters of the bill Labor Law Expert Richberg for 12 years a specialist in labor law as counsel for the rail road brotherhoods is responsible for eliminating the original provis ion that sex and maturity as well as experience and skill could be con sidered by the president in estab lishing codes for industries which do not voluntarily agree on fair la bor and competition practices While Gen Hugh S Johnson now administrator of the act Budget Director Lewis Douglas Senator Robert F Wagner of New York and Richberg were drafting the bill all but Richberg were convinced that employers and the president should be allowed to establish dif ferent minima for men women and children in establishing pay rules Richberg objected on the double ground that equal pay for equal work is a fair principle and that if women and children are paid less for the same job they will have an unfair advantage over men in com peting for jobs Wont Have Chance If an employer can get a wo man or a child to do the same work for Jess pay a man wont have a chance at the job Richberg argued Genera Johnson was quick to see the point of this argument while Douglas and Wagner thought that as lower rates for women and chil dren are an established practice in Industry it would be difficult to force equality After they were con vinced it became necessary to con vince the consulting Industrialist who still believed they should be MAY DELIVERIES WITHIN CENT OF DOLLAR FIGURE redict Cotton Farmers Will Agree to Slash Production CHICAGO June 26 spec tacular 7 cent advance today car ied wheat prices to within whisper ng distance of the magic dollar a Dushel line The May 1834 deliv ery sold at 994 cents a bushel a ew minutes before the close with he December up to Crop damage news from districts suffer ng from heat and drought sent jrlcea skyward from the start of rading All grains reached new oak prices for the season in one of he wildest buying movements seen n a long time The wild buying continued up to he close the days highest prices being recorded just as the gong sounded The advances in wheat ranged 6 to 7 cents a bushel ie maximum gain being shared by both the September and December deliveries Corn Prices Gain The huge trading in the wheat pits was reflected in the other grain pits and corn prices advanced as much as cents oats about 4 cents and barley almost 6 The December delivery of corn reached 61 cents the first tlmo that corn haa sold above 60 cents for 30 months The close was 60Ts Oats pushed along to 45 VI cents paid for the December which con trasts with 15 cents current for De cember oats about the first of tbe year Rye pushed over the StKceiit line with the ill V cents and December Dollar at Fort Worth FORT WORTH Tex June 26 wheat appeared on the Fort Worth grain market today for the first time in three years Ten cars sold for Texas gulf port and common point delivery at a bushel BIG ACREAGE CUTS Turn to 7 folnmn 2 WASHINGTON June 26 Farm act administrators predicted today that cotton farmers would exceed all expectations in agreeing to curtail production as a week long campaign to that end was launched throughout the south Meanwhile plans were announced for a campaign effort to start the proposed wheat reduction drive by July 1 Chester Davis cotton production director said the cotton plan pro vides the most generous offer ever made the American farmer and asserted advance indications of tho response of farmers point to suc cess Better Organized C A Cobb cotton production chief contended the campaign is better organized than the war time liberty loan drives and that Turn to Faftfl 2 Column 2 60 or More Families Reported Getting Aid From Bremer County WAVERLY June 26 More than 60 Bremer county families have been receiving direct aid from the county and it is estimated that this is not more than 20 per cent of the number of families now without work The Waverly Unemployed Relief club has 121 members at this time Manager Alfred Soldwish said Wea IOWA WEATHER Probably local showers and thunderstorms Monday night and Tuestlay cooler Tuesday n west ami north central portlonn LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a m Monday Maximum Sunday 00 Lowest In ntght 64 At 8 A M Monday 79 Figures for 24 hour period end ing al 8 a m Sunday Maximum Saturday BO Lowest In Night 64 At 8 A M Sunday 79 Precipitation 08 of an Inch A light shower of rain fell Satur day night from 8 to 11 oclock The temperature had mounted to 95 degrees by 2 oclock Monday af ternoon ;