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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 10, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XL THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOHTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION F1VK CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHB 6EKVJCB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH in mu THIS PAP Refers to His Critics Roosevelt Answers Those Who Warn of By HERBERT PUJMMER ASHIN GTON March 10 Politically speak ing perhaps th most Import an statement mad by P r e i d en Roosevelt in hi address before theNRA confer ence was his ref erence to those critics who warn that the countr committe dictatorship or some The admini stratlon has had 1 that charge flung at It almost from its first day It has beenrepeatec with varying degrees of emphasis It first was heard when President Roosavelt asked blanket authority to declare a national bank holiday Every request for wide powers to bring about recovery including his recent one concerning the tar iff has brought the same cry One of the most persistent critics of the new deal from the stand point of its constitutionality has been Representative Beck of Penn sylvania Claim Unconstitutional Beck a former solicitor genera of the United States and recog nized as an authority on the consti tution steadfastly has maintained that such recovery agencies as NRA have been aet up in defiance of that document Senator Hastings of Delaware chairman of the senatorial elections committee for the republicans this year has raised the cry of dictator ship repeatedly Pamphlets released through the republican national committee have made the same charge even more emphatically The dictatorship issue Is cer tain to play an important part In the congressional elections In the year Democrats up for reelection will be charged by those who want their seats with surrendering to the president the powers rightfully be longing to congress The president now is on record as being always a little amused and perhaps at times a little saddened at those who make such a charge against the administration Offers Campaign Fuel The reply of the president his first to such critics doubtless will be caught up eagerly by supporters of the new deal In the coming elections Two days before the presidents address an important administra tion measure waa before the house for decision The familiar cry of this is another abdication of the rights of congress had been heard again Sumners of Texas chairman of the judiciary committee and like Beck an authority on the coustltu tioh declared flatly We have not changed our con stitution or changed our govern ment but for the moment sensing the existence of a great crisis we have concentrated power in the ex ecutive This urge came from the country and we have done Contracts Are Announced DES MOINES March 10 Contracts for the construction of the lower the Univer sity of Iowa were announced today by W H Gemmill secretary of the atate hoard of education The gen eral contract was awarded Arthur H Neumann and brother of De Jtoines for SEN ATE RE JECTS PR Roosevelt Airmail NO 131 PROPOSES CHANGES Action Taken Because of Loss of 10 Lives in Work by Army WASHINGTON March 10 Because of the lass of 10 lives since the army started carrying the air mail President Roosevelt today or dered immediate curtailment of the service To Secretary Dern he directed the stopping of all carrying of air mail except on such routes under such weather conditions and under such equipment and personnel con ditions as will insure as far as the utmost care can provide against re currence of fatal He recognized the adverse weath er conditions but said Nevertheless the continuation of deaths in the army air corps must Weather Conditions Had The text My Dear Mr Secretary On Feb 9 the army air corps was given the temporary assign ment of carrying the air mail and commenced the actual carrvlne on Feb 20 This action was taken on the definite assurance given me that the armyair corps could carry the mail Since thatltime ten army flyers have lost their lives I appreciate that only four of these were actu ally flying the mail but the others were training or were proceeding to he mail route I appreciate also hat almost every part of the coun ry has been visited during this per fog snow and storms and tnat serious accidents taking even more lives have occurred at the same time in passenger and com mercial aviation Nevertheless the continuation of deaths in the army air corps must Man Believed Willinger EscapesAfter Gun Fight With Police in Chicago Jailbreaker Thouglit JOSEPH B EASTMAN Full Control by ICC Is Urged in Talk by Eastman Says Transportation System Is Headed for Chaos If Coordinator Joseph B Eastman top Asks Immediate Orders We all know that flying under he best of conditions is a definite hazard but the ratio of accidents has been far too high during the past three weeks Will you therefore please issue mmediate orders to the army air orps stopping all carrying of air nail except on such routes under uch weather conditions and under uch equipment and personnel con mons as will insure as far as the utmost care can provide against onstant recurrence of fatal acd ents This exception includes of course Turn to 1aje Column J FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy with warmer Saturday night and Sunday Possibly light snow or rain in the northeast portion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy tonight and Sunday possibly light snow In east por tolon tonight warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 19 Above Minimum In Night 2 Above At 8 A M Saturday 10 Above The temperature early Saturday morning was the lowest thus far recorded this month WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO March 10 OP for the period Weather outlook March 12 to 17 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and north ern and central great plains Mostly moderate temperature in dicated and not much precipitation during week list of dry country SURRENDER OF EAGLES ORDERED Stricter Enforcement Sought by Compliance Board in Actions WASHINGTON March 10 Out for stricter NRA enforcement the compliance board today cited a number of violations to the depart and ordered the blue eagjeg by a jong cleaners all over the Among those referred for pos sible prosecution was the Lafavette Alotor Car Corporation New York city charged with selling for S873 a used car which under the retail automobile code should for The Richmond hosiery mills Ross ville was cited for violating Us codes limit of two 40 hour work anifts weekly exceeding u by 10 d between Oct 17 The Truckers ice and Cold Stor age company Kenner La was ordered to surrender its bhie eagle for alleged violation of ils codes price provisions The Mann Overall company El Paso Texas was charged with vio lation of the minimum wage provi sions of the cotton garment cjde by paying in some instances less than half the hourly minimum The dry cleaners charged with price violations Included One Day Cleaners Springfield Herrin Dry Cleaners Herrin HI Prince Cleaners Carbondale II SterlingCjeaners Chicago today warned congress of a threat ening chaos in the nations trans portation Choosing words carefully he ar gued that it be averted by placing complete control of water motor truck and bus transportation under the interstate commerce commis sion Second of Series The report by the federal coor dinator of transportation was the second in a series he will make to President Roosevelt and congress In it he answered an emphatic yes to these two questions Is there need for federal legis lation to regulate other than transportation agencies and to pro mote proper coordination of all means of transport Is there need for amendments to the federal statutes to improve de tails of the present system of regu lating the railroads Eastmans first report outlined a tentative plan for government op eration of the railroads and an other for enforced consolidation but said the time was not yet rine for either Reports on air transportation and labor situations are in progress and will be delivered shortly Makes Other Recommendations Today he recommended In addi tion to an expanded ICC control Minimum as well as maximum joint mailwater rates relaxing the long and short haul clause of the interstate commerce act and short ening periods of limitation with re spect to claims against carriers Eastman pointed out the vast pouring of capital into transporta tion facilities other than train since 1920 He added The natural result has been a bitter struggle for traffic not only between the various forms of trans portation but within each subdivi sion or group and this struggle has been intensified by the depression Growing More Acute This situation which has been continually growing more acute not only imperils the financial sta bility of the national transportation system but it threatens the wages and working conditions of labor and it creates a demoralization in rates and charges which in the long run is a menace to commerce and The object of handing such sweep 1 i was ing control to the ICC he said not only the protection of the rail roads but also the proper protec tion of every form of to Have Gone to Wisconsin CHICAGO March 10 sensational gun fight in which the police believe John DiHlngef kill crazy jail breaker was the chief gunner sent investigators on an In tensified hunt for the slippery des perado today The fight occurred late last night in suburban Schiller park betweeen gunmen and Police Chief Robert Christian whose car was complete ly disabled by gunfire The men whose leader was iden tifiedby James Gaskin a chauffeur as Dillinger escaped They are be lieved to have gone to a hideout in Wisconsin 1ursucd Speeding Cars Chief Christian had pursued the two speeding sedans As he drew up to within 10 feet of tho larger of the two a gun was thrust through the rear window Shots splattered all around the chief but he was un hurt He returned the fire but without apparent effect and the two cars sped away One of the machines was believed to have been the same onestolen earlier in the night from Mrs Her man Stern by whom Gaskin is em ployed Gaskin told police that three or four men in another car kidnaped him stole Mrs Sterns car took him along with them and then forced him out roaring away to safety From pictures he said he recogniz ed Dillinger asone of the men o DeliverSecond Blow Federal officials delivered their In the Dillinger affair by ordering the arrest of Ernest Blunk fingerprint expert who is accused of locking Matt Brown one of Dlllingersguards in a cell short ly before Dillinger escaped Previ ously the government removed its eight prisoners from the Crown Point jail to South Bend The order for Blunks arrest was based on the allegation that he vio lated the Dyer act by driving tt stol en automobile across the Indiana Illinois line with Dillinger as a pas senger last Saturday when DilllnFer escaped with the aid of a wooden pistol The automobile stolen from Sheriff Lillian Holley later was found abandoned in Chicago Bhtnk protested that he was compelled to do the driving at the point of a Sales Increases Are Pointed Out in NRA Campaign Gains of 17 Per Cent for Department Stores Are Given Emphasis By J II BRACKETT WASHINGTON March 10 The NRA pointed today to a new sign of better business increased department store sales Also It en joyed the first fruit of its hour re ducing campaign The announcement that depart ment store sales increased 17 per cent for the first two months of 1934 as compared with last year came from the federal reserve board Announcement of a proposed 10 per cent hour slash without a re duction in pay was made by the refractories industry The employ ment of about more men was indicated Three Resign Posts The NRA however continued to have troubles of its own Three ma jor resignations on its staff became known Dr Paul H Douglas of the con sumers advisory board resigned elective April 1 to return to the University of Chicago Major R B Paddock deputy administrator will leave within a few days to head the cotton garment industry and L H Tompkins personnel adviser to General Johnson has left to resume his office as executive vice presi dent of United States Rubber com Airmail Service Curtailed URGES UTMOST CARE TO AVOID FLYERS DEATHS F CLARK SPEAKERS URGE SOLID RANKS IN CAMPAIGN Many Candidates Present at Party Rally at New Hampton By STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEW HAMPTON March Prophesy that republican victory next November can be had solid party ranks was voiced by a half dozen speakers at a fourth dis trict rally held in the auditorium of the Chickasaw county courthouse here last night Harrison E Spangler of Cedar panj Meanwhile blue eagle enforce OLD AGE PENSION BILL IS SIGNED Several Legislators Labor Leaders See Herring Affix Name DES MOINES March 10 L today signed the old age pension bill previously passed by both houses of the as sembly in the presence of several legislators and labor leaders The house of representatives paced legislative approval on the bill when it passed it by a vote of 300 to 7 after making several changes These amendments were approved by the senate without de bate by a 42 to 2 vote last Wednes day Pay S25 a Month The bill provides that starting 1 pensions of not to exceed a month may be granted needy persons of 65 years or over Rev enue for payment of the pensions will be raised by a per capita tax of 1 payable on or before July 1 by all persons over 21 years of age Vliby a a year tax thereafter The bill lists as persons eligible for the pensions aged men and wo nen who do not have an income of 1 a day while residing In the state and who comply with the various other provisions as to term of residence and other cjualifica ment activities boomed as NRA and the department of justice with an additional force undertook the im mediate examination of several hundred complaints with a view to quick action In the courts Take Over Complaints State and federal attorneys n Colorado were called on to take over seven complaints under the coal code W H Davis NRA compliance of ficer said the Colorado action al though of an emergency nature might be invoked in other states where practicable in order to expe diate enforcement and that it rep resented the general trend toward decentralization of compliance work Hugh S Johnson hag a new case under the company union issue be fore him The E G Btidd Manufac turing company of Philadelphia was charged with holding an election of its employes despite direct orders from Davis to postpone It for 10 days Worked Time ions Board In Created Recluse Is Claimed R Robert March i 30 22 Kokomo Ind related towiibS Pleasant Prairie recluse who left a estate has ap T enter clftinl as a egal Robert Staton says he is a grandson of Wilbur Staton and that nra mother possesses government papera to prove the claim The measure creates also a state Id age pension board of three mem ers and sets up county boards to eceive the applications for assis tance Senators Joe R Frailey of Lee nd D W Kimberly of Scott who sponsored the bill in the senate ami Representatives P H Donlon of Palo Alto and D Teter of Marion who marshalled It through the house were present when the gov ernor signed the measure J C Lewis president of the Iowa state federation of labor waa among the labor representatives who witnessed Ihe signature The resignations of Paddock and Tompkins remove two of NRAs workersPaddock came to NRA last June 10 and has heard 76 Industries seeking codes while 39 codes under his administration have been approved Tompkins first a member of NRAs industrial advisory board Tuin to Page 1 Column 1 LIQUORlPORT QUOTAS REMOVED Restrictions Are Lifted in Effort for Reducing Prices in U S WASHINGTON March 10 xt Elimination of liquor import quo tas for the period extending from May 1 to June 30 was announced today by the federal alcohol con trol administration The control administration said holders of basic code permits may import from anywhere alcoholic beverages n any quantity provid ed such beverages reach an Ameri ran part between May 1 and June oU The statement added Importa tions reaching American ports prior to May 1 not covered by quota per mits would not be affected by the order 1 The proclamation followed the de cision announced by President yesterday that import restrictions would be lifted In an ef fort to reduce prices At the present time ten foreign UfJuor to States on the quota baali Rapids chairman of the state cen tral committee and national comthlt teeman gave the principal address Mrs Virginia Bedell of Spirit Lake ami Pressoy Frank of Waterloo member of the state central com mittee were also heard and Stanley Smith of Osage fourth district com mittee man presided A sizable group of candidates for office was present but In keeping with the pronouncement by Mr Smith the meeting must be confined to the advancement of par ty success rather than promoting Individual candidacies none of the seekers after nomination waa heard Candidates Otit In Force Among the candidates presented to the crowd which overflowed into the corridors of the courthouse with representatives from each of Che dozen counties in the district were the following Charles A Knutson of Clear Lake aspirant for governor Robert W Colflcsh Des Moines governor J A Nelson Decorah lieutenant governor Ross Mowry Newton attorney general Thomas E Martin Iowa City railroad commission Hanson Garner state au ditor King Palmer West Union fourth district representative Charles A Benson Elkadcr rep resentative J L Schrader Charles City rep resentative All Primed to Speak Some of the candidates had been invited to address the rally and came with speeches prepared but Influences brought to bear at the last minute led to the decision not to make the occasion a forum for candidates The largest delegation present from any one town was from Clear Lake Several carloads of Knut son neighbors and friends journeyed to the Chickasaw capital to let t ba known that their candidate en tered the contest with an undivided support In his own community The size and spirit of this meet said Mr Smith at the outset should serve notice on the major ity party that the republican party la a going concern A foremost duty upon us la to free our party of factionalism and avoid person alities so far as possible Lets get back of the candidates named in June and put over our complete ticket next fall It can be Warns Against Primary Sores Mr Spangler opened his talk with an admonition to candidates to conduct themselves in such a way that all candidates will have the united support of all good republi cans In the In pointing to what he regards as the thin spots in Hie democratic Mr Spangler alluded first to the criticism taboo set up by the very party that has thrived so on criticism down through the The right to criticize has been believed in by every democrat in the he suggcHted In Mr Hoovers campaign they even went so far as to a publicity bureau to concoct false stories about the administration to slan der and to defame Another Story Now Now we find these very people calling It unpatriotic to criticize They muzzled the radio and they wanted to muzzle the press They want General Johnson and the othei appointed rather than elected rul ers to be without criticism Secre tary Wallace advocate of compul sory acreage reduction and all manner of strange doctrine stated recently that a complete control of all channels of publicity essential If the plan Is to work In my humble opinion however the public has not accepted this lotva Senate Tables NRA Bill 2523 Herring Hits Refusal to CoOperate on Recovery DES MOINES March 10 Tho Iowa senate today killed the state NRA bill passed yesterday in the house by tabling It The vote was 25 to 23 Tho NRA bill passed the house yesterday by a voto of 82 to 25 but encouraged immediate opposition in the senate where the republican party has a narrow margin of the votes Following the aenato vote Sena tor John K Valentino raised a point of order suggesting that a consti tutional majority in tho senate was required to tablo the measure In the parliamentary wrangle that followed it waa argued that a twothirds vote might be required Mount State Enforcement Twentyfour republicans and one democrat voted for the motion of Senator G E Roelofs of Rolfc to table the bill In the upper branch Tabling was opposed by twentyone democrats and two republicans while two democratic members were absent Supported by tho administration the bill was designed to apply the NRA codes to intrastato business Business codes and regulations upon being filed with the state would have status of state secretary of received the IOWA ASSEMBLY MOVES TOWARD SESSIONS CLOSE Motion for Inquiry in Merger Tabled by 27 to 20 DES MOINES March i ne house concurrent resolutionfor an Investigation of tho state insur ance deportment was rejected by the state senate today as the as sembly moved toward final adjourn ment The resolution which had been adopted by the house was tabled la the senate by a voteof 27to 20 Twentyfive republicans and two to 19 ie republican voted Consideration of the resolution was begun yesterday and the senate was M the Batter today the filing of the tabling mo SolatorClaude Stanley of Coming prevented debate Directed at Merger Appointment of a committee1 to Investigate the state Insurance and report to the general assembly was proposed under the resolution which the house adopt ea Dec 4 The committee would have been directed In particular to rCr0f r two coni Amrf Modern Brotherhood America of Mason City with the The resolution stated that chargei have been oenl State enforcement would have been placedbehind codes and violations would have been pun ishable by fine andimprisonment Valentine Makes Plea Before taking up the NRA bill the senate had accorded the same fate to a house resolution to Inves tigate the state insurance depart ment tabling it by a 27 to 20 vote Senator Valentine made a strong plea for favorable action on the NRA bill telling tho senate that the NRA was as much a part of the recovery program as the other fed eral steps which have been taken such as those to assist agriculture Senator Roelofs said he did not betlove tho bill could be made ac ceptable to the senate and that there was no use In protracting the debate Roll Call Given The roll call on tho motion to table Beardslcy Beatty Byera Calhoun Turn to Puje Z Column S GERMANY DENIES INSULL REQUEST Former Utilities Czar Is Reported to Be Able to Travel ATHENS March 10 for Samuel Instill Chicago fugitive applied today to the Ger man legation for a transit visa on his Greek Lalssez passer The legation promptly denied the application because the agents re fused to specify where Insull wished to go in transit through German territory Dr Vladimir Bcnsis of ficial physician said reports that Insull coulrl travel with precaution were almost Dr Bensis was understood yes terday to have reported to the gov ernment that the former utilities czar now 74 was well enough to leave Greece in compliance with the government order now held in abey ance if due care were taken of his comfort The official medical report how ever was withheld by John Metax as minister of the Interior pend ing an interview with Premier Tsaldaris who was ill and unable to hold conferences been openly made the merger there was a that In secret ijrhlch dtstrlbutedtocertaln and directorsof and provision madetfor tributlon of about more over a period of three years ot Misconduct A majority report of thesenate insurance committee stated that in sofar as the committee waa able to ascertain at this time therewasno evidence of misconduct on the part of State Insurance Commissioner B W Clark and that the alleged regularities were to him when he approved the merger Three members of the committee dissented and filed a minority re port The senate deferred until later In the day consideration of the resolu tton by which thehouse proposed final adjournment for noon today Vote on Tabling The vote on tabling the Insurance resolution was For tabling Beardsley Bennett Booth Byers Calhoun Car Tnm to 1aite J Cfllnmn 5 Dr Wynekoop States Conviction Sentence Notable Miscarriage CHICAGO March 10 conviction and sentence to 25 years In prison of Dr Alice Wynekoop was characterized by the doctor herself as a notable miscarriage of Dr said she In her first formal statement since her conviction is no more guilty of the death of her daughterinlaw Rheta than Is any one of her The finding of the jury she said in the statement made publicyes terday is Beauty Hints Jewish Lodge Officer Is Reported Arrested BERLIN March 10 tative sources said today Dr Benno Walter vice president of the Jewish grand lodge Bnal Brith of Ger many Is under arrest by tho secret police It was understood the police arrested him after he made an ad dress at MuenchenGtadbach de claring the German government would not dare to suppress the 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