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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1934, Mason City, Iowa or IOWA North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MARES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ABSOC1ATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 27 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 224 Clever Bit of Strategy Choice of Perkins in Steel Dispute Was Surprise By HERBEKT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON June 26 President Roose velt is credited w i t h another masterly bit of I strategy in nam ing Frances Per kins his personal representative in negotiations seek i ing settlement of the countrys greatest labor problem the steel industry dispute For that job to 1 be assigned to a one of Miss Perkins known ability came as a shock to many observers Its a tough problem and one usu ally considered outside the sphere of feminine undertaking Some idea of the situation s tense ness can be shown by an incident which occurred in the office of Gen eral Johnson He was in conference with labor representatives of the industry when a group of the employers en tered without being announced One of the most important of the latter group proffered bis hand to M F Tighe president of the Amal gamated Steel Iron and Tin Work ers Tighe in turn offered to intro duce one of the members of the socalled rank and file represen tatives of the steel workers The employer shook his head vigorously and turned his back Battle From Start There has been little of the usual exchange of pleasantry in this con troversy even among the accredit ed representatives From the start TUGWELL RAPS ENEMIES OF AAA Mason City Temperature Mounts to 104 Degrees ALL Tlf HEAT FARMERS HEAR BLACK ON CORNHOG PROGRAM been tU it has been a grave battle While Miss Perkins has namedthe presidents personal rep resentative fully empowered by his own words to representme m taking whatever action seems ad visable under the circumstances the actual work of trying to force an agreement between employers and Employes of the industry more than likely will be left to others Do Desk Founding Men such as Ed McGrady assist ant secretary of labor will go into the conference rooms and do the desk pounding and shouting Miss Perkins principal mission will be to endeavor to keep things running as smoothly as possible and to try to pacify those on both sides who have their feelings hurt and tempers ruffled That is believed to be the real rea son the president picked her for the nob General Johnson who had been in command of the situation before for the government apparently is now out of the picture MARK FOR JUNE SET UP IN STATE All North Iowa Bakes Second lowan Dies of Intense Heat Mason Citys temperature i mounted to 104 degrees Wednesday I afternoon as all North Iowa and most of the state sweltered in a hot south wind A hope for slight relief was held out by the weather bureau vhich indicated possible local show ers for Wednesday night and Thursday The heat claimed its second victim n two days in Iowa Wednesday vhen Wilfred Coates farmer living near Dubuque was found dead in a ield near his home shortly after noon overcome by the heat A fiery sun Tuesday sent the mercury to a new high record for rune in Iowa and the weatherman was held accountable lor the death of Lewis M Baughman 45 of Des aoines The state weather bureau report ed Tuesday was the hottest day in June since the bureau was estab ished in 1878 Top temperture was 104 at Council Bluffs the bureau reported 103 in 4 Cities Atlantic Clarinda Des Moines and Burlington sweltered under the heat wave which shot the mercury upto a top of 103 Cedar Rapids Davenport Iowa City and Keokuk reported a high of 102Carroll Marshalltown Wat erloo and Albia 101 and Creston Above is a photo of the crowd of fanners that gathered for the county farm picnic of the cooperative organizations of the county Tuesday to hear Dr A G Black chief of the cornhog division of Agrcultural Adjustment Act Kayenay Photo and PECORA TO HEAD EXCHANGE GROUP Membership of Commission on Stocks Not Fully Decided Yet CORESPONDENT TO PAY COSTS Jury Finds Prince Miscon ducted Himself With Defendant LONDON 27 Serge Obolensky found by a jury to have misconducted himself with Mrs Tillie Losch James Viennese dancer was ordered to pay the gen eral costs of the action by which Edward Frank Willis James yester day won a divorce decree nisi Mrs James herself was ordered to pay the costs of the counter action in which she charged her husband with cruelty and which a jurv found was unsubstantiated The general costs cover those in volved in James adultery charges in which he named Obolensky as correspondent 100 Most of the other weather bu reau stations in the state reported temperatures in the upper nineties the bureau said It was pointed out that the heat was felt more severely because no rain was reported in the state Two Collapse in Heat Two Davenport residents col lapsed in Tuesdays heat They were Charles Lippencott 35 rail road employe who slumped while at work in a roundhouse at Daven port and Frederic Schmidt 70 who was found prostrated on a side walk Weather Chief Charles D Reed said Wednesday that the abnormal June heat indicates that above nor mal temperatures will prevail dur ing the next three months He said there also are indica tions that precipitation during July will be below normal DES MOINES June 27 tribution of printed criticism of the policies of Dr Rexford G Tugwell undersecretary of agriculture ust prior to his address before the Iowa Bankers association here today was halted upon orders of Frank War ner secretary of the association The literature titled Tugwells Defense was signed by S B Prouty and asserted the undersec retarys words were not in accord with his past activities and that his speeches are a mixture of theory words and errors Weaj FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness local showers in the central portion Wednesday night and In the extreme east portion Thurs day Somewhat cooler Thursday and in the west and north cen tral portions Wednesday night MINNESOTA Showers in east cooler in west and south warmer near Lake Superior Wednesday night Thursday generally fair cooler in south cast warmer near Lake Super ior LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 93 Minimum in Night 69 At 8 A M Wednesday S2 The maximum Wednesday after noon was 101 degrees HALT DISTRIBUTION OF PRINTED ATTACK ON TUGWELL STAND WASHINGTON June 27 President today that Ferdinand Pecors coun sel for Ihe senate banking commit tee would serve for a year as chair man of the new securities and ex change commission While the president has indicated he has not decided definitely on the membership of the commission it is now generally taken for granted that Pecora will get the chairman ship James M Landis a member of the federal trade commission had been mentioned as the possible chairman It was considered likely he would be a member of the new commission and become chairman later George C Mathews another trade commissioner has been talked of for a membership Pecora who as counsel for the senate committee played a big part in drafting the stock market legis lation has been reluctant to accept a place on the commission created by that law feeling he should re turn to private practice The white house was informed however that he had been per suaded to serve for a year as chair man if that post were tendered him Herring May Seek to Halt Foreclosures Out of State Concerns May Be Approached by Governor CLAIM WRITEUPS IN VALUATIONS Practice Charged Against 3 Cities Service Firms by Trade Commission Federal Director of War on Chinch Bugs Visiting Iowa Fields DES MOINES June 27 E N Annand of Minneapolis fed eral director of the oil distributing campaign in the Iowa chinch bug warfare visited Iowa fields today The bugs apparently are flying from stalk to stalk indicating that ground barriers will soon be of no use NORMA MILLENS FATE UP TO JURY DEDHAM Mass June 27 case of Norma Millen charged with being an accessory after the fact of robbery and murder was placed in the hands of the jury at p m eastern standard time today HARRIMAN GIVEN TERM IN PRISON Banker Sentenced to Four and Half Years on Each of 16 Counts NEW YORK June 27 Joseph W Harriman former presi dent of the Harriman National Bank and Trust company was sen tenced to four and onehalf years in prison today on a conviction of causing false entries in the books of the bank Federal Judge John CKnox di rected that Harriman be turned over to the custody of the attorney general of the United States for confinement in the penitentiary for a period of four and onehalf years on each count on which he stands convicted The court inadvertently neglected to state that the sentences be con current but said later that was what he meant and he had that phrase inserted in the record Harriman was convicted by a fed eral court jury last Tuesday on 16 counts of an indictment charging falsification of the banks records and misapplication of funds of the Iowa JJalir ram Assm Fort Des Moines Hotel By JAMES MAXWELL DES MOINES June ance companies from out of the state filed 86 per cent of insurance loan foreclosures against Iowa farms during 1934 according to an inves tigation now being conducted by Gov Clyde L Herring who if the circumstances warrant will inter cede for the farmers of the state Ten days ago foreclosure informa tion was gathered from all the counties in the state When this in formation was partly compiled in the statehouse it was learned That 2000 petitions in foreclosure of all kinds were filed since Jan 1 against 1 per cent of the 212000 farms in the state Half by Insurance Companies That 947 or half of the total were brought by insurance companies That of these 947 cases 86 pei cent or 814 were brought by com panies of other states and 14 per cent or 133 were brought by Iowa companies And that onefourth of all fore closures or 486 were brought in 13 of the 99 counties of the state Governor Herring then decided up on an investigation of individua cases in these 13 counties This work is now being done Represent atives of the Iowa farm debt advis ory council were instructed to in vestigate each foreclosure in their respective counties and to report their findings They will determine why the fore closure was started why an adjust ment can not be made and whether eitiier party has acted in bad faith When this information is avail able Governor Herring will deter mine what if anything can be done to reduce foreclosures by adopting measures in addition to those al ready in effect in Iowa May Appeal Directly It is understood that if the facts justify it Governor Herring will ap peal directly to the companies out of the state which have dealt more drastically with Iowa debtors Probably 10 days will be required to obtain the additional information now being sought to justify final ac WASHINGTON June 27 Alleged wnteups in valuation c mtire than in three C ties Service companies servin Kansas Oklahoma Missouri an Nebraska were recorded by th trade commission in its utility in quiry today These companies were Cities Ser vice Gas company Cities Servic Pipe Line company and the Ga Service company being studied b the commission in continuation o its survey of the Cities Service group The writeup in the case of Cities Service Gas company was 034 according to the commissions CALIFORNIA MAN THOUGHT VICTIM OF KIDNAP GANG Wealthy Candidate for Legislature Missing for 11 Days VAN NUYS Cat June 27 federal authorities and police were dvised today by relatives of George Smalley wealthy Van Nuys usinessman and candidate for the emocratic nomination for the Cali ornia state assembly fortysecond district that he has been missing or 11 days and is believed to have een kidnaped or met with foul lay Authorities were informed Smal ey had been in Washington D C and had conferred with his cousin Thomas Delehanty connected with the department of the interior Relatives said they were advised Smalley left Washington June 16 for Van Nuys He was to file his nominating petition for assembly man but the time limit expired last Saturday Smalleys son Al said he had telegraphed Delehanty in Washing ton for any information that might give a clew to his fathers where abouts We have not heard from father since June 12 Al Smalley said and we fear something has gone wrong because he fully intended to file his nominating petition for the assembly Boy 14 Kidnaped CHICAGO June 27 C Lang 14 was kidnaped this after noon by a band of men who dragged him into one of two automobiles that paused in front of his Wil mette home and then sped away The boy is the son of Paul Lang head of the Cook County Lost Ad justment bureau an insurance con cern A maid at the north shore residence observed the kidnaping Removed From Train HARRIMAN Tenn June 27 OP Held vice president of the Hosiery DILLINGER SUSPECT summary Robert Burns Cities Service tion by the governor American Workers Federation of was removed counsel issued a statement in which he said the report does not touch upon the actual value of the prop erty and cited the commissions statement that the report does not purport to go into the questions of fair value to the properties The writeup on the Cities Service Gas Pipe Line company was SI982 58002 which was the excess over the cost of the company to Cities Service The summary shoved this company paid engineering fees of to Henry L Doherty and company In the Gas Service company the summary showed an item of 58 85604854 which was the amount in excess of the cost to Cities Senice company interests This was an in writeup and after eli minating it the net value of the Gas Service companys investment in its subsidiaries was computed by the commission to be REPOWUO VETO FARM ACT FrazierLemke Bill Would Grant Moratorium for Six Years WASHINGTON June 27 Congressional leaders said today they had been informed President Roosevelt would veto the Frazier Lemke bill granting a part mora forcibly from a Southern railway train here at p m today and driven away in an automobile Chief of Police Creed Mabry said Held was kidnaped by six carloads of men who headed for Scott county Chief Mabry said the men vho kidnaped Held were workers who lost their jobs when the Harriman hosiery mills closed Monday in its Blue Eagle dispute with the NRA Broken Cylinder Ends Attempt to Set New Mark for Endurance Man Accused of Giving Dillinger Aid Is Arrested Former Mascot of St Paulj Baseball Club Surprised While in Bed I MINNEAPOLIS June 27 Albert Pat Reilly former St Paul baseball club mascot sought for weeks on charges of harboring John Dillinger arch desperado and fugi tive gunman was surprised in bed today and arrested by department of justice agents It was Reilly the government claims who led Dillinger and John Hamilton chief lieutenant of the fugitive to the home of Dr N C Mortensen then St Paul city health officer last spring for treatment of a gunshot wound Both outlaws had been wounded presumably authorities said either in the Sioux Falls S Dak bank robbery or the Mason City Iowa looting about four months ago Arranged for Hideout Reilly also was accused by the government of having made the ar rangements for the Dillinger mob to hide out at Mercer Wis It was from this place that the desperado and his crew of killers shot their way out of a trap set by federal agents one operative and wounding HITS OPPOSITION TO AMENDMENTS RAISING POWER Reaffirms His Faith in U S Traditions to Iowa Bankers TEXT CLN PAGE 12 DBS MOINES June 27 ford G Tugwell accused certain biv businesses today of trying to wrccU the new deal program for social management of agriculture Fresh from his senate victory over foes who called him radical the mdersecretary of agriculture swung into the farm belt in the vanguard of a number of high officials who will expound Roosevcltian policies to the country before the fall elec tions Emphasizing anew that he is a conservative1 the No 1 man of the little cabinet told the Iowa State Bankers association Denfends Traditions I am willing to work for the con serving of all those things in Amer ica which I grew up to love and respect This I take it does not preclude a willingness to treat radically DEFINES NEW DEAL By JAMES MAXWELL Dully Irdss ASSB Hotel Iort Iett DES MOINES June Rexford Tugwell braintruster and adviser to President Roose velt today defined the new deal to an Iowa Daily Press report er outside of GovermsHerrings office in the corridor ot state canitol at Des Moines This is the first time In his public life that Dr Tugwcll has consented to an interview It is the first time that any official of the federal govern ment has defined the new deal The exact definition is as fol lows The purpose of the new deal 13 to create buying power in the economic system that does not now teach new social values that will modify the com ing generations the meantime to regulate and limit at all times to foster an open mind in govern mental matters another Two other persons were wounded in that fight also those forces which are enemies of the common good Some firms dealing in farm prod ucts he hit as inimical to the AAA He arraigned big canners packers millers and milk distributors for their opposition to the now famous Turn to Column Lluim UI me xnnugci MERIDIAN Miss June 27 Tommy Carroll a Dillinger main A broken cylinder early today end ed the attempt of the Key brothers to set a new endurance flight rec ord after they had spent 123 hours lost amendments to the AAA The agriculture administration tt Basked the last congress to pass Capture of Reilly marKCd slow i mendments described as clarifying but gradual roundup of the tarj flung Dillinger connections by the i federal authorities Gunfire and the i courts have served to obliterate sec tions of the Dillinger machine a Dilling stay was slain at Waterloo Iowa late in May Dr May in Prison Clayton May Minneapolis in the air Small Loans Measure to Establish Federal Credit Union Signed WASHINGTON June 27 President Roosevelt today signed the bill establishing a federal credit union system to make credit more available to people of small means bank Execution of his sentence Fayette stayed until next Tuesday morning j story to permit him to apply to the U S Johnson circuit court of appeals for a fur1 ther stay number of foreclosures are listed below Hancock Franklin 43 Benton 43 Buena Vista 41 Harrison 41 Webster 30 39 34 32 31 31 Hardin Shelby Pottawattamie Attorney General Cummmgs yes terday submitted a report to the president on the constitutionality of the measure passed during the closing hours of the recent session of congress The bill would permit farmers t scale down their indebtedness and retain possession of their properties for six years at a rate of one per cent interest on the reappraised value of their lands Dr physician who treated Dillinger after he was shot by a St Paul po liceman March 31 is in a federal prison as are also Evelyn Frechette Dillingers sweetheart and Beth Gieene widow of Eddie Greene killed by federal men here last spring Court action is pending against several others charged with harboring the nations leading out GIVEN FREE CHICAGO June 27 Judge Evan A Evans today entered a formal order granting freedom tu John Factor lake the Barber the international speculator who has spent 60 days in De Kalb county jail awaiting an extradition that did not come law Simultaneously authorities closed they had been informed a wo United States Map Tnrn to IKff 2 Column 2 Kidnaped Man Home With Mistaken Identity Story Police Think Made Weal With Abductors CHICAGO June 27 kid naping of Andrew Sciacca took a fantastic turn today as he returned For reference purposes the New Map of the United States is far more convenient than a geography or an atlas It is more easily han dled and the data in which you arc interested will be more readily found Every American should havu a copy and it should be in every of fice and in every home library In close 10 cents in coin to cover cost md reached an agreement with his i and handling Use coupon abductors j Sciacca said he was driven to a j place he did not know and placed in a room where two of his crs looked at him and said Thats not the man j The victim said the abductors taped his eyes and put goggles on j Dr Kuss In Hospital Pays 200 Fine George Curtis of Clear Lake RAKE June 1 E Russ paid a S200 fine after pleading was taken to the hospital at Rochguilty before Judge M H Kepler ester Minnn Tuesday to a statutory charge Lien on Real Estate j DES MOINES June 27 old age pension head tax is a lien on the real estate of the individual sub ject to the tax Assistant Attorney General Leroy Radcr held in an opinion issued hero home unharmed with a story that I him but otherwise treated him well he was the victim of mistaken After they discovered they had the wrong man they told him that they would release him as soon as it was dark j They drove me to the south side last night he said and I came on home I identity I The 50 year old cafe owner was released last night shortly after po lice had issued orders to shoot to kill if the abductors were found Sciacca said he paid no ransom but Lieutenant Stewart Moss said Sciacca was seized by six men posing as policemen as was puttin OUt JLjlVUltnilUC ottWJlIL oalu nl Jul tvn r he believed Sciacca was kidnaped for his car into the garage at his ransom and was freed only after he side home early Tuesday morning Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic tl Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents i coin fcfirefully wrippedi for the new Map of the United States Street City State l Miiil to Uislliietin D ;