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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home l0 t r H 15 M S A ft 1 CulPT OF IOWA or S wot NES fA THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 29 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 229 Casualties Quite Light Congress Lost Few Members Despite Hard Session By HERBERT PLUMMEK ASHINGTON June 29 Physical casual ties in the pres ent congress thus far have been c o m p a r atlvely light when it is considered what a terrific grind senators and rep resentatives were subjected to dur ing the three month session just closed Three senators were forced to place themselves under the care of physicians suf fering rrom ailments directly or in directly traceable to the rigorous special session They were George of Georgia Lewis of Illinois and Borah of Idaho House members also have felt the effects The changes in the membership of the seventythird congress since the election of Nov 8 last year have been few And in each in stance they have been just individ ual stories No particular party is sue or plan was seriously affected Shifting Lineup Two the four changes in the senate were due to resignations Cordell Hull of Tennessee gave up his seat to become dean of the Roosevelt cabinet with the portfolio of secretary of state Claude A Swanson of Virginia resigned to be come secretary of the navy Senators Walsh of Montana and Howell of Nebraska died Of the five house deaths two Kemp of Louisiana and Almon of since the sea sion closed In addition to the mem tiership changes thus wrought Jack of Texas resigned to assume the vice presidency and Lewis Douglas of Arizona quit to become director of the budget The present congress despite the fact that the was one of the most idifflcuJtLof any held in recent has Jongwhile ye to run The regular session of the seventythird Is not scheduled unti Jan The last seventy 33 changes In member ship from election time to final ad journment Twentynine of these changes were caused by death Keeping Tab These congressional casualties are always a matter of concern on capitol hill The house employs Us own physician to keep tab on the health of the members He is a navj doctor and is constantly experi mentlng to better conditions undei which the congressmen work Last session he appealed to the speaker of the house to make things a bit easier for his charges warned that the pace was man killing and should be slowed down In the senate one of its own mem of New the selfappointed guardian of hi colleagues health Doc Copelani is constantly urging his colleague to take care of themselves He com plains because no sunlight can reach the senate chamber FIND NO MARKS ON HARTS BODY British Compromise Plan Chucked Overboard GOLD BLOC PUTS RESPONSIBILITY OP TO AMERICA Will Quit Conference If No Action Follows on Stabilization LONDON June 29 eagerly awaited British compromise plan for solution the stabiliza tion crisis of the world economic conference was chucked overhoard in a meeting this evening with Eu ropean gold bloc countries and re sponsibility for a way out was laid on Washingtons doorstep The British and the representa tives of the gold bloc decided to ap peal to Washington for assistance in overcoming the stabilization problem The British compromise had been offered to meet an ultimatum by the gold standard nations headed by France which demanded cur rency stabilization as the price of their remaining in the conference Visited by Moley Prior to the meeting between the British and the gold nations there was a lengthy conference of British leaders to discuss the compromise plan offered by Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald the details of which were not published The British conference was visit ed by Raymond Moley American assistant secretary state and James P Warburg financial ad viser to the American delegation What part if any they played waa kept t VvWarburjr When Mr Moleydeparted he had merely taken the opportunity to shake hands with Mr MacDonald Mr Warburg was noncommittal But It was understood that dur ing the discussion of the compro mise by the French and the British the representatives of the London government stated they could not commit themselves to any arrange ment which left America outside stabilization With that the meeting decided to throw the burden on President Roosevelts shoulders and adjourn ed Rumors Fly Fast The nature the appeal being made to Washington was not dis closed Rumors flew thick and fast and among them was one that Mr MacDonald was asking Mr Roose velt directly to join him in saving Turn lo Page 7 Column No Action on Dollar Being Studied Now Dollar Stages Rally at London After Sagging WASHINGTON June 29 Dean Acheson undersecretary of the treasury told reporters today no action was being considered in Washington regarding stabilization of the dollar and nothing had been done in this respect since President Roosevelt rejected the temporary stabilization proposal forwarded from the London conference some days ago He declined to discuss anything having to do with the London econ omic conference although advices are being received from the Ameri can delegates and being forwarded by the state department to the pres ident In New England Surprised at Reports Acheson expressed surprise at published reports that he was con sidering new stabilization plans and said he wanted to unhesitatingly deny the reports as only the bud get for next year was discussed at a meeting yesterday between him Lewis W Douglas director of the budget and Dr E A Goldenweiser chief statistician of the federal re serve board These reports were not carried by the Associated The talk at the treasury said Acheson was on budget questions regarding the governments receipts and expeditures for the coming year This was the only subject dis cussed by him and Mr Douglas and added that Jpr Goldenweiser tec see about three minutes oh another subject Dollar Stages Recovery LONDON June 29 United Statesdollar staged a good recovery iff the last half hour of an rregular days trading and closed oday at to the pound Jireequarters of a cent better than he overnight quotation after touching the low mark of Plunges to New Low PARIS June 29 United States dollar plunged to a new low oday closing on the bourse rt 1953 francs a drop of 43 centimes yas terday In the last two days the dollar quotation has fallen 91 times Hawks Plans Attempt to Break Speed Mark in Flight to Chicago CHICAGO June 29 at itampt to break the non stop air jplfcqe speed record of nine hours I nine minutes and four seconds be I tween Los Angeles and Chicago j will be made Saturday by Frank I Hawks lite wired officials of the American air races here j In addition Hawks said he would j return to Los Angeles Sunday in an I attempt to break the westbound record AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont envy Emily an Bill I jijst hate to see that much money wasted on folks that aint got sense enough to enjoy it OFFICER NAMED IN MURDER COUNT Oskaloosa Chief of Police Arraigned in Shooting of Blackwood OSKALOOSA June 29 Howard Allgood Oskaloosa police chief was arraigned today on sec ond degree murder charges grow ing out of the fatal wounding of Gerald Blackwood 23 in a liquor raid June 16 Allgood pleaded not guilty before Justice of the Peace J E Bartley and was released under bonds pending preliminary hearing July 7 Filed by Mather The charges were filed last night by Mrs William Stanton of Eddy ville mother of the youth who died last Friday of peritonitis develop ing from the wound County Attorney A W Palmer said the case would be submitted to the Mahaska county grand jury which meets in October A coroners jury which investi gated the death reported last Tues day that the chief fired on the youth while on duty as a deputy sheriff Hunting for Liquor Algood with Sheriff Frank Hook and Deputy Sheriff Fritz Van Genderson were searching an islanc In the Des Moines river for a liquor still the night of the shooting According to the officers when they met Blackwood he made a mo tion toward his hip as though reach ing for a gun whereupon Allgood fired It was later discovered that Blackwood was unarmed The youth said he had come to the island to fish Allgoods bond was signed by W J Gochee former sheriff Harry Stevens and E A McFadden OTTO KAHN MEETS INQUISITOR Otto H Kahn senior partner In the New York firm of Kuhn Loeb and company whose hanking operations are under investigation by the senate banking committee Is shown being greeted by Ferdi nand Pecora counsel for the committee Associated Press Roosevelt Sails on final Leg of to AUSTRALIA MAY JOIN WHEAT PACT Opposition to U S Plan oi Wheat Acreage Slash Softening LONDON July 29 ian opposition to the American pro gram of wheat acreage reduction with the view of raising the price it the worlds principal staple com modity manifested what American quarters termed a definite soft ening today Stanley M Bruce at a meeting of the representatives of the United States Canada and Argentina called especially at his request made It clear that he and the Australian government grant the necessity of acreage reduction He also expressed the belief that the Australian states in which the power of cooperating with the pro ject rests may be brought around to a similar view providing certain conditions are met The central Australian govern ment intends threshing the matter out further with the states at a meeting Friday afternoon Health Department Names Inspectors in Barber Division DES MOINES June 29 W Wilson of lies Moinea was named chief Inspector of the bar bers division and Clyde Shanks Centerville Lester Van Pelt Decor ah and William B Rusle Sioux City were named inspectors by Dr Walter L Bierring state health commissioner Davis Leaves With Orders to Renew Efforts for Disarmament LUBEC Maine June 29 President Franklin D Roosevelt ar rived off Lubec on the Amber jack H shortly after noon today and anchored for lunch He planned to continue on to Campo Bello Island N B a sort sail away later this afternoon He came here this morn ing from Lakemans Bay on the first half of the final leg of his journey Norman H Davis Mr Roosevelts special ambassador was under or ders to return to Geneva to renew American efforts for disarmament toward which the chief executive feels public opinion in Europe is progressing A hopeful report on prospects for world peace and disarmament was presented Mr Roosevelt by the am bassador as they chatted yesterday elow deck in the Amber jack 11 Mr Davis made it clear how ever that American off era for con sultation when peace is threatened are based entirely on a disarmed Europe Davis said Mr Roosevelts plea for peace and his offer for a non aggression pact had made a tre mendous effect over there CHICAGO June 29 Chi cagos recprd of accidents this one appeared Thomas T Lloyd of Petersburg 111 reached backward for a stein of beer at a Century of Progress concession and dislocated his right shoulder Incidentally he said it was the hlrtysixtb time he had done that but never before while reaching for a beer Bishop Magee Heads Hamlme University ST PAUL June 29 Bishop 7 Ralph Magee an alumnus of Iowa State Teachers college and Mornlngside college at Sioux City was elected president of Hamline university Michigan Governor Vetoes Graduated Chain Store Levy LANSING Mich June 2B graduated chain store tax bill pro viding for lees from to was vetoed today by Gov William A Comatock The governor said he feared the tax would Imperil the general 3 per cent retail sales levy which goes in to effect Saturday He also termed the tax vicious and confiscatory A bill reducing the legal Interest rate on small loans from 3U to 1 per cent a month also was vetoed GLOBE TROTTER 74 LEAVES ON HIS 14TH TRIP AROUND WORLD CHARLESTON S Car June 29 B Brtttlebank Charles tons 74 year old globe trotter lefl today on his fourteenth trip around the world Brittlcbank will go first to Chicago for the Century o Progress exposition He said he had attended every major world fair or exposition since that of 1893 REACHES BACK FOR STEIN DISLOCATES HIS OUGHTSHOULDER HOT WAVE GIVES SIGNS OF BREAK Rains Cool Southern Part of State No Showers in North Iowa Yet North Iowa showed signs Thurs day of cooling off although there was no sign yet of the arrival of showers that helped end the drought In sections of southern Iowa Tuesday and Wednesday Ma son City had a minimum of 63 de gress during Wednesday night the coolest for same time and it was 76 at 8 oclock Thursday morning A rainfall of almost cloudburst proportions struck the southeastern section of Iowa Wednesday night Santa Fe railroad trains between Fort Madison and Bucklin Mo are being routed over the Burlington lines because of washouts at Ken wood Hurdland and Gorin Mo Six Inches of rain was reported at Ken wood Keokuk reported 588 inches Bur lington 221 inches Iowa City 157 inches Davenport 106 Inches and Albla 81 inches The ralng in southern Iowa have brought relief not only from heat but also the pest of chinch bugs Millions of the infant bugs were drowned Gas drip was being used on many farms however In a con tinuation of the fight on the bugs Erosion dams recently construct ed by the reforestation corps at Mt Pleasant received their test last night with a rainfall of 391 inches reported Probably local thundershowcrs with some cooler weather were forecast for Friday KAHNTAXCUTBY SALE OF STOCK TO OWN FAMILY Senators Told U S Did Not Know Sale Was to Daughter WASHINGTON June 29 Senate investigators were told to day that the government granted Otto H Kahn an income tax de duction in 1930 on stock sales with out knowledge that it was sold to his daughter Earlier the senior partner of Kuhn Loeb and company New York banking house testified that securities he sold in 1930 for a 5117000 loss were reacquired from his daughter three months later though the exchange was dated the following day Kahn agreed to statements by Ferdinand Pecora senate counsel that the field agent of the internal revenue bureau held the transac tion was a wash sale without knowing it was sold to his daugh ter Might Investigate The field agent Pecora said re ported the sales were made on the open market Pecora suggested that other gov ernmental agencies might investi gate the reason why an internal rev enue bureau official first held thi sale by Kahn was a wash sale ant then reported it was an ordinary transaction on the exchange Kahn told to day he paid a foreign income ta in 1930 when ho paid none here Kahn said he paid a 4480 for eign tax in 1930 and assumed it was In England Annunl Custom Testifying that sale oC stocks a the end of the tax year was sor of an annual custom Kahn rec ommended repeal of the capita gains clause of the tax law Kahn said the clause made th government gamble on the pros perity of the nation and causec the market to be depressed at the end of the year Senator Barkley D sal Kahn was the first witness to tel of bear raids on the market To Limit inquiry The weary senators planned a quick windup of the current In qulry into Kuhn Loeb and com pony as they called Kahn back fo questioning about a stock transac tion in 1930 by which he establish Turn to FORK 7 Cnlumn Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal June went so wet Tuesday that they arrested a guy today for bathing in water in stead of native wine Vir ginia which by geography breeding dialect and stills should be southern but political ly has never been anything Well it reached for a cocktail instead of a coke Its not a question of senti ment any more Its just a ques tion of Where can I get ahold of a ballot and where is a box to put it in No wonder the republicans ap peared so dumb before Any body that couldnt judge public opinion any better than they did on this question Its little won der they are unemployed Yours WILL Copyright 1033 McNaught Syndicate ARMS MEETING TAKES RECESS Hitler Delegate Objects to Adjournment as Funeral for Disarmament GENEVA June 20 world disarmament conference was adjourned until Oct 10 today de spite a protest by Rudolph Nadolny Chancellor Hitlers representative that the long recess amounted to a first class funeral for disarmament The German representative de clared the public wouldbe disillu sioned by the adjournment and as serted the plan to hold private con versations between now and October was useless He was supported by the Hungar ian representative Rene Massigli for France repudiated the charge that adjournment meant the death of disarmament saying everything depended on whether the govern ments participated in private con versations in a spirit of collabora tion and peace KIDNAPERS HELD RESPONSIBLE IN NOTELEFTINCAR Call Inquest at Osage in Drowning of Nora Springs Man An inquest to determine the cause of death of W G Hnrt 70 Nora Springs whose body was discovered floating on the water above the dam at St Ansgar Wednesday afternoon was held Qhursday afternoon at Osage county seat of Mitchell coun ty The Inquest was called by Coro ner Frank R Shelledy The body was discovered by a couple of girls fishing and by the miller at St Ansgar about 3 oclock The body had been in the water probably 35 hours presumably since Monday night Coroner Shelledy said he believed The body showed no marks of violence the coroner de clared The discovery ended an intensive search for Hart former president of the Farmers Mutual Telephone company started when he failed to return to his home after making a business call Monday evening Hart Leaves Note Kidnaped again I think by the same two who did it before read a note scribbled on the back of an envelope In Harts automobile found near St Ansgar I am guarded the note contin ued They are arguing what to do with me one wants to shoot me and the other says to throw me in the river They arc on the grass so I can sign this W G H Hart had previously reported he was kidnaped and slugged while on his way to theannual of the telephone company at RuddHfs 23 but Floyd county officers fc vestigatlngT the case at that called the story a hoax At the post poned meeting of the company a week ago Hart was ousted as presi Doug Fairbanks Jr Shows Improvement NEW YORK June 29 lag Fairbanks Jr ill of lobar pneumonia in Doctors hospital was reported today to be showing marked Improvement The actor waa said to be out of danger RELIEF PROMISED Fatty Arbuckle Dies After Attending Party By ASSOCIATED PRESS Another record breaking day of the hottest June weather many sec tions of the nation have ever known was followed Thursday by prom ises of relief to some middlewestern states while the weather man told others It would be warmer Rains which fell Wednesday sent the temperatures tumbling to 77 from a peak of 99 for an all time to Ive It Column 1 Heart Attack Fatal to Bulky Movie Comedian NEW YORK June 29 Ros coe Fatty Arbuckle bulky come dian of the films died early today of a heart attack that followed a celebration of the first anniversary of his third marriage He was 45 years old The actor who had been attempt Ing a comeback from the blight that fell on his career as the result of the mysterious death of an act ress during a gay party in 1921 died in his sleep in his suite in a midtown hotel His third wife the rormer Addle McBhail screen actress discovered his death After summoning the house physician she became lijE terlcal from grief Completes New Picture Physicians said Arbuckle died of angina pectoris Arbuckle completed a picture Tamallo yesterday at a Long Is land studio It was one of six he had recently done for Warner Brothers After dinner last night he went with his wife to the apartment of William Lahlff restaurant proprie tor where a party was given In honor of the Arbuckles anniversary After the party Arbuckle retired apparently in fairly good health de spite recent attacks of a heart ail ment A few moments later how ever his wife called to him received no answer and then discovered that he was dead Known to Millions Arbuckle became known to mil lions the world over in the palmy days of pietossng comedy He was reaping a fortune when In 1021 the death of Virginia Rappc screen act ress followed a party in Arbuckles dent by a vote of 260 to 10 Three Masked Men Three masked men in a car on a brldgo half way between Nora Springs and Rudd were described by Hart at that time as having stopped him and after ordering him to their car hit him over the head and left him unconscious Physicians at that time however told the sheriff that Hart showed no bruises He called the meeting from St Ansgar to tell them he could not bo present but persons there said he showed no signs of rough treat ment However Hart stuck to his story and went to considerable effort to collect signed statements from a number of citizens in the commun ity as to his character and reputa tion and presented the statements to newspapers which had carried the stories concerning the affair Hell Never Attend At the time of bin first abduction Hart asserted he believed the pur pose of the abduction was to keep him from attending the meeting One of his captors declared Hell Judge Rules Peanut May Not Have Caused Iowa Womans Death LINCOLN Nebr June 20 Federal Judge T C Munger held that it had not been proved that Mrs H C Johnson of Blanchard Iowa died accidentally from swal lowing a peariut An insurance company objected to paying an additional 55600 on an insurance policy The court said weakness in the esophagus might have been the cause of death ROSCOE ARBUCKLE suite in a San Francisco hotel He was thrice tried and finally ac quitted In connection with the case The scandal cut short his career as a movie headllner When after his acquittal It was reported that his comedies would again circulate freely there were protests from church organizations and other sources With his fortune depleted by the fight for acquittal he remained In obscurity 10 years In the lant two years he made a few abort come Wea IOWA WEATHER Probably local thunderstorms Thursday night or Friday ex cept Thursday afternoon or night In tho extreme west por tion with fair Friday Cooler I tho central nnI west portions Friday nnd In tho extreme northwest portion late Thurs day night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at Soclock Thursday morning Maximum Wedy 92 degrees Minimum In Night OS Degrees At 8 A M 76 Degrees dies but the screen fame that hel Relief from the heat of the past once enjoyed did not return in its week evident in the Thursdai oldtime manner I morning temperature ;