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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH iOWANS NEIGHBORS E VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RJ1 SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 16 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OV TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 136 ft Strange Bedfellows Nye Favors Watson to Direct G O P Committee By HERBERT PLUM31ER A S H I N G T O N March 16 The familiar phrase that poli tics m a k e a strange bedfel lows is illustrated strikingly in the implied indorse ment of Jim Wat son of Indiana as chairman of the republican na tional committee by Senator Nye of North Dakota it is difficult to imagine a strang er combination than Watson an old guard repub and member of that in surgent group once described by Moses of New Hampshire as sons of the wild Nye didnt follow the Norris I6hnsonLa FolletteCutting lead into the camp in 1932 Nor did he like Borah refuse to support either candidate Although he and Watson have lit tle in common in their ideas othei considerations enter into his will ingness to see the former Indiana senator head the republican nation al committee Nye Wants Westerner Nye believes the present trend or the G O P Is toward placating the industrial east Most of the men mentioned to head the committee are easterners He la convinced the next chair man must be one who will under stand the problems of the west ana reorganize along lines that wil have the west and mtddlewest In He has no hopes that an easterner can qualify for that job Watson comes from a state whose fortunes areclosely identified with the agricultural section pt tht co uh try always has been pivotal v s Watson conservative republican that he la and almost diametricallj opposed to everything which Nye has fought for in the never theless in the North Dakotan opinion would come nearer satisfy ing the agricultural west than any other mentioned for the post May Run for House Watson is reported to be pjan ning a reentry into national poll tics by running for a seat in th house against Representative Fhiij Gray a democrat in the congres sional elections this year Aside from his speech in Chicag last September in which he flaye the Roosevelt administrations poli cies and called upon the republican to break what he termed their sell imposed silence he has remalne pretty much in the backgroun since leaving the senate That speech was interpreted I some quarters as the opening gu in a campaign to capture control o the national committee Samuel Insull Located on Board Ship Three Women Found Dead in Auto That Went Through Ic NORTH WILBRAHAM Mass March 16 women wer found dead In the auto that wen through the ice of the Chicope river here early this morning whe the car was raised The wome were identified as Mrs Edward T Crimmins sister of Police Chie Timothy Crimmlns of Palmer and her two daughters DILLINGERS COMPANI KILLED CHICAGOAN WILL BE EXPELLED TO BY GREECE Martin Insull Loses in His Fight to Escape Extradition ATHENS March 16 Insull who was located early today aboard the Greek freighter Maibtis will be expelled directly to the United States the Greek gov ernment let it be known becauseof his coup in at tempting to sneak away from Greece the government has decid ed to return Insull to America where he will face charges of em bezzlement and larceny The Maiotis is now proceeding to Piraeus port of Athens where H is expected to arrive tomorrow Two ships sail shortly to America and it was held likely that the 74 year old fugitive who battled for nearly IS months to escape return would beaboard one of them Mrs Insull Freed Previously the government had planned merely to expel Insull from UTAH QUAKE OPENS EARTH ORDERED EXTRADITED TORONTO March 16 CSV Martin J Insull former Chicago utilities operator and brother of iSamuel Insull today ed extradited to the United States The order of extradition was passed by Chief Justice Sir Wil liam Mulock on Insullsplea from an extradition order previously issued It was regarded as ending In sull s fight against a return to Chicago to face a trial on charges of embezzlement and grand larceny Insull was immediately held in custody to await the arrival of American authorities to return him to the United States In an uninhabitedvalley ISO mllen from Salt Lake City Dr Fred erick J Pack University of Utah professor of geology located thia epicenter of the earthquake that rocked Utah and Idaho This picture Dr Pack shows the major fault oflour faults caused by the slipping of the earths crust The fissure shown here Is about 15 inches Frew Photo Greece allowing him to go where he wished in search of refuge After 24 hours of questioning by police who sought to learn all they could about her husband Mrs In sull was released from custody late this afternoon The police immediately afterward arrested the owner of the S S Maiotis listed in Lloyds register as A P Sinodinos of It was said that Insull paid 000 to charter the Maiotis and that it sailed at 4 p m Wednesday Previously authorities had Indi cated they believed Insuli fled from his home and Greek jurisdiction early Thursday morning Widespread Search The ministry of marine an nouncement was believed to have marked the close of one of the most widespread police searches in the history of the nation Admiral Hadjikyrtakos minister In Dormitory CEDAR RAPIDS March 16 Thieves who ransacked rooms In the Vorheea girls dormitory at Coe col lege obtained more than Miss Mary Bell dean of women was the heaviest loser 130 from her purse being taken Wea FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Friday night and Saturday rain changing to snow Colder In the extreme east postion Friday night Much colder Saturday and Saturday night with a cold wave Continued cold Sunday MINNESOTA Snow Friday night and Saturday probably heavy over areas colder ex cept Friday night in extreme southeast with a cold wave Fri day night or Saturday in cen tral and south portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Si Minimum In ISlghl 28 AI 8 A M Friday 33 Turn to 2 Column 3 General Bank Business NOTED SCIENTIST DIES IN PEIPING Dr Davidson Black Called Authority on SoCalled Peking PEIPING China March 16 Dr Davidson Black noted scientist and authority on the socalled Pe king whose explorations led him Into many dangers from which he emerged unscathed died today in the prosaic quiet of his office Death from heart disease came to him as he sat at his desk He was 49 years old He was horn at Toron to July 25 1884 Dr Black was professor of ana tomy at the Peking Union Medical college and a director In the na tional geological survey of China His greatest contributions to the field of anthropology came in his work with the Pekinj un earthed in the quarries of Chow Ou tien 30 miles from Peiping late In December 1929 Although known as the Peking the skull generally has been accepted as actually that of a wo man Many scientists hailed the find as one of the most important contribu tions in the study of the evolution of the human race Seeks Legislation to Allow Direct Loans to Industry By NATHAN ROBERTSON Copyright 1034 by WASHINGTON March 16 Unprecedented power to engage in a general banking business hereto fore confined to private banks was sought today by the Reconstruction corporation Jesse H Jones chairman of the corporation will be called before the senate banking committee to morrow to explain the necessity for the legislation just submitted on be half of the RFC board Under it the corporation could loan direct to industry Long a critic of the lending pol icy of private banks Jones Is ex to urge the measure as a means of providing sufficient credit for industrial recovery Under Broad Terms The proposed power will be con ferred under the broad terms of a bill drafted by the RFC which also would grant authority for financing foreign trade and extend the corp orations functions in other direc tions Whether the bill had the approv al of President Roosevelt was not Immediately disclosed Taking cognizance of steps al ready underway to create a system of federal intermediate credit banks under the federal reserve board for lending to Industry Jones said the board did not want to oppose that proposal Loans Not Needed If this banking system is com pleted he said it would not be necessary for the RFC to make such loans but we could be In a position to do so If The RFC bill would authorize loans up to five years to industrial and commercial concerns to enable such business to obtain working capital reduce and refinance Its outstanding indebtedness or make plant improvements or replace They could only be made how ever to companies employing 1C people or more that were fully complying with the NRA Purchase Participation To provide for smaller enter prises the bill would permit the RFC to purchase a participation up to 75 per cent in loans for com mercial and industrial purposes by private banks Jones personally recommendec that federal reserve banks be giv en authority to make loans with the approval of the reserve board to commerce and Industry for as long as five years Such an amendment to the fed eral reserve act coupled with the proposed amendments to the RFC Tun to pace S colatrm AUTO MEN WILL STUDY JOHNSON PLANONMONDAY NRA Chief Gives His sals to Avoid trike Propos BigSt WASHINGTON March 16 Proposals made by Hugh S John settlement of the threatened automobile strike will be consid ered by the executive committee of the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce at a special meeting in New York on Monday The announcement was made to day by William S Knudsen exec tlvc vice president of General Motors after concluding a series of conferences in which Johnson NRA chief outlined proposals for avert ing a strike They involved creation of an im partial arbitration board of review to pass on wotkers claims of dis crimination and that an election be held to determine what union repre sents the workers To Keport Tuesday The executive committee will re port with some proposal for action Tuesday morning or Knudsen said The executive committee consists of Alvan Macaulay Alfred P Sloan and Walter Chrysler Knudsen said It is the purpose of Airmail Bill Held Unjust by Lindbergh Contracts Should Not Be Canceled Before Trial Claim By HAKOLD OLIVER WASHINGTON March 10 n polite but firm tones Col Charles A Lindbergh told a senate ommittee today that the bill to uturn airmail transportation to rlvale hands was unjust that he private contracts should not ave been canceled without a trial f the operators and that the nrmy ad not been so efficient as pri ate concerns in flying the malls Testifying In the largo senate aucus room Jammed with hundreds C pre viously had criticised the annul ment action and turned down an in itation to serve In a committee tudy of army ally opposed as unjust a section f the bill placing HmltationH on the Ight of private companies to bid in new contracts Would Bar Companies The disputed clause would bar ompanles whose contracts were anceled from bidding unless they valved all claims against the gov ernment in connection with the an Under questioning he ceivlng a year Irst of this month from Transi HOUSE INSISTS UPON PAY STAND Reduction of Cut Goes to Conference Near Vote on Vet Issue BULLETIN WASHINGTON March IS a margin of one vote the house Insisted today thut veterans allowances approved by the senate be trimmed sub stantially WASHINGTON March 16 bearing another vote on the con roversial veterans allowances the house today insisted that govern ment employes be given back only 10per cent of the 16 per cent pay cut instead of the full amount pro posed by the senate A proposal that the house recede from its by Repre sentative Conery was rejected 225 to 161 A decision now will be sought by committees repre senting the two branches of con gress The house wants 5 per cent of the cut pay restored as of Feb 1 and 5 per cent on July 1 The senate voted for 5 per cent as of Feb 1 and 10 per cent on July 1 The house proposition was esti mated to cost the treasury about to July 3 and about in the next fiscal year compared with the un der the senate amendment Ax Falls on Another Official Accused in Pawnshop Scandal PARIS March 16 The gov ernments ax fell today on another high official accused of connection with the affairs of the late Serge Stavisky founder of the fallen Bayonne municipal pawnshop The official M Blanchard of the min istry of agriculture was suspended on the allegation that he joined the board of directors of a StavJsky company in an Irregular manner Johnsonsplans he said I dont think we ought to what has been laid before us We have no understanding with labor iior have we made any commit ments Would Be Deplorable It would be deplorable if the strike were called Business has beenso good this year and we have so many men atwork I want to assure you how we mve tried to comply with the na lonal industry recovery He displayed to reporters figures bowing rise in employment Meantime the leaders of the American Federation of Labor mlon involved in the stiike threat assembled at federation headquar ers to pass upon the basis of set tlement proposed by Johnson and decide whether they should call off or further postpone the strike planned to start Monday or Tues day Lewis In Prediction The men arranged to leave soon after 4 oclock this afternoon Meanwhile a prediction that con tinued evasion of the labor provi sions of the recovery act will breet revolt was given the senate labor committee by John L Lewis pres ident of the United Mine Workers of America Pleading for enactment of the Wagner bill to strengthen the labor 6oard Lewis said the continued denial and wretched evasion of th collective nargalning clause of th recovery law has caused unres and will breed revolt apart from any question of R A Long of Long Bell Lumber Kansas City Dies KANSAS CITY March 36 Plans to complete reorganization o the vast LongBell Lumber com pany went forward today but guiding spirit R A Long million aire philanthropist who in hi eighties wag called upon to lick the depression lay dead Mr Long whose efforts to bring the company through the period o economic distress won him praise in a federal court decision refusing t throw the company into receiver ship died last at the age of 8 after undergoing an operation TIICH day He was chairman of the boar of the company Mr Long was a lending figure I the national work of the Disclplw of Christ church Firm Mrs Roosevelt Back From 1 1 Day Flight MIAMI March 16 Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt arrived here by commercial airliner shortly after noon today completingan 11 day economic survey flight to Puerto Rico and the Virgin islands Railway Strikers in Cuba Back to Work CAMAGUEY March 16 OP railway workers return ed to work today the workers vol ing 300 to 0 to break the walkout The only ones voting for furthe strikes were the leaders of them Another bomb was exploded on th tracks near here early today caus ing but little damage j told of re up to the SLAIN BY POLICE HERBERT YOUNGBLOOD SEEKS CURB ON DIRECT BUYING Appearance of Kraschel at House Hearing Marked by Clashes WASHINGTON March NEGRO SAYS HE SAW COP KILLER WITH THREE MEM Dies After Battle With Police Dragnet Out for Desperado PORT HURON March 16 Un Herbert Youngblood partner of John Dillinger in his escape from the Crown Point jail a fort night ago died in a hospital here this afternoon of bullet wounds re ceived in a battle with sheriffs of ficers who had trapped him in a Moak avenue store He died of bullet wounds in the chest and abdomen shortly after he had been identified Capt Matt Leach of the police thereby spurring a search for Dil linger desperado and bank robber Youngblood facing a murder charge for a Gary slaying ad mitted his aa he lay dying from bullet wounds inflicted inthe gun battle In twhlch Sheriff William L Van Antwerp and two deputies also were wounded I IT I t Saw Him in Car Youngblood gasped hospltal that he was1 the companion 4l of the sworn cop killer continental and Western Air who ost a contract and a year rom PanAmerican Airways In none of the conferencep leading to he contracts andv repeatedly aa sertod his connection with aviation was mostly technical such as lay ng out routes and adviaing on equipment 2 or 1 Years i Unless the old companies were ermitted to rebid on new contracts ic said it would take two or three years for new companies to restore normal service Lindbergh agreed with a sugges tion by Senator Logan hat the airmail contracts be re Aimed to private companies pending further hearing to determine whetherthe cancelled agreements Turn io X Colnmn 4 Trail of Bandits Grows Cold With No Definite Clews Victims Apparently Making Recovery From Bullet Wounds As the trail of the bandits grew cold Mason City officers continued Friday to follow all clews leading to the identity of the gang that helc up the First National bank Tuesday afternoon and escaped with The task of getting conclusive Identification of the seven men who played a part In the daring expedi tion was proceeding with difficulty although pictures of gangsters con tinued to come Into the office of Sheriff M Robertson and the po lice station from all sections of the mtddlo west Recovering The two men shot by bandita dur Ing and following the holdup of the First National bank Tuesday af ternoon were apparently on the wa to recovery Friday v R L James secretary ot th board of education spent n restless night at the Mercy hospital but was reported by hospital attendants tc be resting fairly wel Friday The condition of Clarence McGow an saiea manager of the Ideal San and Gravel company was reportc Improving at the Story hospital Frl day The community was still etunne by the suddenness and the effective ness of the attack on the local bank an attack so well organized and ex ecuted that the enforcement officer apparently were helpless to cop with It Didnt Agree The robbery continued to be th conversation of people on the stree corners In business places in th kitchens and at factories At th bank there continued to be a stream of visitors to see the bullet holes 1 the walls and the shattered glass in the cage of the bank guard With additional pictures officer Turn to 2 Colonm In an appearance before Lhc horuse agriculture committee marked by frequent sharp exctiangep with Rep resentatlve Beam Lieut Gov Kraschel of Iowaappeal ed todays for legislation regulating the direct buying of Krascheland Beamclashed ear TheVcariIs lyihthe theiIowan Illinois J0r f described defeat of regulatory billIn the Iowa legislature ascrlb Ing it to theactivities of the pack ers r Imtelling you that not only was ho packers lobby active out there ut the entire railroad lobby moved ver to help Kraschel aald Made NoOverture Did you ever make any overture oward representing the packers yourself I did Kraschel replied sharply Representative Gllchriat Iowa interjected to that Ko thought Beams question out of order but Kraschel responded Im happy to answer the congress man he insinuates that I lought to represent one interest in this matter is and always has been the public inter Kraschel went on to assert that Beam formerly had been connected with Armour and In a detailed examination Beam sought to draw from Kraschel the1 admis sion that it was more economical for the farmer t9 sell directly than hrough commission men but the witness refused Has Drolroyed Market He contendedthat direct selling had destroyed the Chicago mar ket and said fixed regulation on direct selling was essential to pro tect the livestock raiser Representative Kleberg D Texas K a large scale ranchman told Kras chel he wanted to be very as to the scope of any regulatory legis lation before he voted on the ques tion Down In our neck of the woods we rarely find an instance where di rect selling doesnt mean more to the producers than selling through the central the Texan said Any legislation should very carefully avoid the poasIbiHty of limiting the number of buyers through regulationof direct buy ers and Increasing the number of sellers I dont want to see the day when restrictions in buying will re move from west Texas and south Texan the opportunity to make for tunate deal wherever they Want SameRestriction D if Hildebrand president of the Nebraska Feeders and Breeders association and of the United States Livestock association who testified after Kraschel told the committee All we are asking up there in the corn belt is that the same re striction be placed upon direct marketing points now obtained on the central The committee had before It bills by Representative Wearin and Hope aimed at con trol of direct marketing oC all livestock The hearing will be re sumed later Dillinger he in a automobile with three other Immediately state sheriffs officers and local pollcebegan comb ing South Port where ttie shooting occurred and police in all surrounding cities 1 asked lttb stop all automobiles description given J by TheVcari iv blie either Canadian mounted police i u shed i to a patrol of the river bank when it waa reported a whtte man believed to be Dillinger riad crossed from the UnitedStates in a row boat Two Indian Seen v The mounties were told that two Indians had been seen to make the but they find no trace of either Indians or boat They immediately questioned Aln dlans on the local reservation these said they had seen no persons cross in the river Later whSle trie investigation was still under way two Indiana landed from a boat on the reservation f The poilce decided that if any white man had rowed across as re ported he must have returned to the United States Four officers led by Stieriff Wil liam L Van Antwerp went to a store In the Negro section of South Port Huron on a tip that a Negro carrying a gun and boasting of a Jail escape was there The Negro suspect met them at the door gave another name and when tho officers sought to enter opened fire Officers Itetiirn Fire The officers fire and the suspect fell with a wound neaV the heart ancl three bullets in the abdomen v Undersheriff Charles Cavanaugh and Deputy Howard Lohr also fell with serious wounds Sheriff Van Antwerp was in the arm but Deputy Ferris Lucas escaped Injury in the haI of lead Taken to a hospital the Negrp said he was the long soughtfugi tive and that Dillinger andthree Tnm to S Cotnmm Official Road Map 2 Iowa Postmaster WASHINGTON March 16 Postmaster General Farley nounced the appointment of Towa postmasters Warren an two F Miller at Independence and James G CasBey at Jose Broad ribbons of beckon tourists to Americas famous resorta and havens Plan your vaca tion now As a special aid to tour ists the GlobeGazette offers an of ficial road map of U showing 50 celebrated resort areas hi color North south eacn and city has a playground within easy driving distance A copy ol the Of ficial Road Map 28 by 42 inches in size will be 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