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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XL FIVE CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 21 1934 E EDITION TIIlS FA PER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 140 Roosevelt Unworried Proposes Vacation With Congress in Session By HERBERT PLUAEHER A SHIN GTON March 21 President Roose velts decision to leave Washing ton for a vaca tion cruise in southern waters w i t h congress still in session came as some thing of a jolt to many in the cap ital Former presi dents had a habit of sticking close to the white house w he n things were popr ping at the other end of Pennsyl vania avenue Apparently they thought their presence tended to keep the situation well in hand Curiously enough Mr Roosevelt gave the first definite information concerning his proposed trip to newspapermen on the day when both houses of congress were hand ing his administration a sound drubbing The seriate after weeks of dreary debate finally agreed on the St Lawrence waterway treaty and rejected it by a decisive vote At the same time the house in open revolt against administration leadership forced a vote on full pay restoration for federal employes and on more liberal allowances to veterans No indication of Worry If these reversals had any effect on Mr Roosevelts plans to get from everything for a while there was no indication of it around the white house Nor will he carry many worries or cares of state along with him when he puts out to sea off Miami the latter part of March To use one of his favorite expressions I dont do things that Vheri hewas asked by newspaper men who will to Florida whether he Miami his headquarters during his stay he laughingly em phatically informed them no but that Miami would be their head quarters Those who have covered previ ous Roosevelt vacation trips knew exactly what he meant Ability to Relax His capacity for clearing his mind of all business to enjoy such periods of it be for two hours or two fails to amaze those associated withhim His mind enters wholly into the spirit of play when he so com mands it Theres something to be said for his audacity iu choosing to go on a vacation at this time Congress while still held pretty much in check by the administration has shown an increasing tendency to get out of hand at times The fact that the president can show so little concern as to pick up and go off on an extended fishing trip and forget all about it is bound to have its effect LILYANTASHMAN DIES IN NEW YORK NEW YORK March 21 Lilyan Tashman motion picture act ress died this afternoon at Doctors hospital after an illness which had lasted a year and became acute March 16 FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday rosslbly snow In the extreme west portion Much colder Wednesday night Mod erate cold in the central and cast portions Colder Thursday in the southeast por tion MINNESOTA Unsettled in west generally fair in past toniglit and Thursday coldor tonlpht mod rate cold wave ii extreme southeast continued cold Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 74 Minimum in Niglit 31 At 8 A M Wednesday 32 The mercury on Tuesday stretch ed up to 74 for a new 1934 record The closest approach to that mark occurred on the afternoon of March 12 when there was a temperature of 71 degrees F R CONFERS WITH AUTO CHIEFS U S and Japan Shake Hands Across Pacific TRADE NOTES TO PLEDGE EFFORTS TO KEEP PEACE Tokio Government Says It Has No Intention to Make Trouble WASHINGTON March 21 The United States and Japan to day shook hands across the Pa cific in a significant exchange of notes mutually pledging peace Ivoko Hirota foreign minister of Japan a formal note to Roose velt administration d i p 1 o m a ti c chiefs here asserted the Nippon government has no intention whatever to provoke and make trouble with any other Secretary Hull evidently scan ning reported war clouds in the far east based on strained relations between Japan and soviet Russia replied Received With Gratification I receive this statement with special gratification I am glad to take this oppor tunity to state categorically that the United States on its part has no desire to create any issues and no intention to initiate any con flict in its relations with other The HirotaHull exchange was the first such passage of good will notes since President Roosevelt took office more than a year ago titter Definite Agfebnients vln their mesa age tKe3 i pi bma t ic chiefs of the two uttered definite agreements using the words of Hirota that No question exists between our two countries that is fundament ally Incapable of amicable solu Hull concurred in this statement and added If unhappily there should arise in the future any controversy be tween our two countries the Amer ican government will be prepared as I believe it always has been in the past to examine the position of Japan in a spirit of Further the two statesmen spoke favorably of an extension of trade between the two countries May Open Discussion The notes were released simul taneously to the press at the state department here and in Tokio The Japanese note was delivered by Hiroshi Saito Nippons new ambassador here just one month ago but only today was its re ceipt disclosed Some close observers here saw m it a friendly attempt by Japan to lay the groundwork for discussions with the United States on several questions on which the two nations are not in complete ac cord Included in this category would be Japans unofficial proposal for a preliminary two nation conference for a discussion of naval arma ments before the general naval con ference which is to be held in Wash ington in 1935 Japan has already served notice she will seek parity at that time Introduction of Ambassador Others considered it significant that the note had been dispatched just one week before Pu Yi the for mer boy emperor of China became Emperor Kang Teh of the Japan esesponsored empire of on March 1 In general however Japans note was interpreted as an auspicious introduction of Ambassador Saito accredited with being closer to the military party in Japan than was his predecessor Ambassador De buchi I do not Hirota said that all issues pending between the two nations will be settled in a satisfactory manner Desires Peaceful delations It is the sincere desire of Japan that a most peaceful and friendly relation will he firmly established between her and her great neighbor across the Pacific the United States And to this end T have been exerting my best efforts since I took the post of foreign minister After replying in kind Hull ad ded I feel I should also avail myselr of this opportunity to express my earnest hope that it may be possible for all ofthe countries which have interests in the far east to approach every question existing or which may arisebetween or among them In such spirit and manner that questions may be regulated or resolved with Injury to none and definite and lasting advan tage to Peace Notes High Spots WASHINGTON March 21 Here are some related high spots in the exchange of peace notes between Koki Hirota Japanese foreign min ister and Cordell Hull secretary of state Hirota 1 can state with all the emphasis at my command that the Japanese nation makes its basic principle to collaborate in peace and harmony with all nations and has no intention whatever to provoke arid make trouble with any other Hull I receive this statement with special gratification and I am glad to take this opportunity to state categorically that the United Stateson its part has iio desire to create any issues and no intention to Initiate any conflict in its rela tions with other Hirota It is a matter for grati ficationto both our countries that they produce very few commodities which represent conflicting inter ests in their foreign trade that each supplies what the other wants that they are good customers of each others products and that they are strengthening of interdependence year after Hull I perceive every reason to anticipate that the United States and Japan will continue to develop their reciprocal trade with benefit to both countries and where there may be competition with constant reciprocal good Hirota I firmly believe that viewed in the light of the broad aspects of the situation aiuTstudied exists between our Uvo countries that is fundamentally Incapable of amicable Hull I believe that there are in fact no questions between our two countries which if they be viewed in the proper perspective both countries can with any war rant be regarded as not readily susceptible to adjustment by pa cific Hirota It is the sincere desire of Japan that a most peaceful and friendly relation will be established between her and her great neigh bor across the Pacific the United Hull You may count upon my earnest desire to favor any meas ure or steps which may be practica ble towards this end and toward fos tering at the same time relations of peace good will and general bene fit among all members of the fam ily of KEEP WATCH FOR SAMUEL INSULL Long Range Telescopes Are Trained on Horizon at Port Said PORT SAID Egypt March 21 T range telescopes were train ed patiently on the horizon and ra dio feelers were sent out Intermit tently today in Port Saids second afternoon vigil for the appearance of Samuel Insull A glass capable of sighting his ancient little tramp of the seas the Maiotis two and onehalf hours out was mounted upon one roof This however like other angles of the search proved fruitless Meanwhile numerous individuals and concerns continued unceasingly their efforts to get in touch with the former American utilities operator by wireless All messages flashed from here went unanswered Late today it was the consensus that the Maiotis need be expected no longer at Port Said if this vessel in which Insull is seeking a new haven from extradition to the United States failed to put in tonight 33 Killed 68 Hurt m Wreck of Two Trains in Russia MOSCOW March 21 three persons were killed and 68 In jured in the wreck of two trains near Sverdlovsk revealed here be latedly today as the latest in soviet Russias recent epidemic of serious railroad apcldenls The wreck occurred nine days ago but word of it djd not become public here until this morning This is the fourth such cataatro phc reported within a month ROBBERY SUSPECT JAMES HKD FOUSYTUE Chicago Police After Suspect in Holdup Here Pictures of Red Forsythe Identified as Resembling One of Bandits ay Avcro seeking James KedfForsythe1 re puted associate of John Dlllinger for questioning in connection with the robbery of the First National bank last week according to word received here Witnesses of the robbery includ ing several of the hostages taken by the robbers were said to have iden tified photographs of Forsythe as resembling one of the bandits May Have Planned This and the fact that bank em ployes identified one of the bandits as Joseph Burns former associate of Dillinger indicated according to officers that although Dillinger might not have been here in person the robbery of the local bank may have been the brain child of the In diana desperado That the Mason City robbery was staged by the same bandit gang that held up the Sioux Falls bank some weeks before Is now practical ly certain according to Sheriff J M Robertson The Identifications by the Sioux Falls Witnesses from rogues galler ies in the larger centers of the mid dle west have corresponded in sev eral instances with that of the Ma son City hostages Identified Hums Tlie Sioux Falls bank employes have identified both Burns and Baby Face Nelson both of whom were recognized by Mason Cttyans Although he had a restless night the condition of R L James secre tary of the school board shot by the bandits was continuing to im prove at the Mercy hospital Deadline for Signing CornHog Contracts by lowans April 1 DES MOINES March 21 April 1 had been set today as the deadline for signing cornhog reduc tion contracts by Iowa farmers The deadline was explained hy R M Evans state committee chair man as mereiy a means of bringing the campaign to an official close He said that virtually all eligible Iowa farmers had alrdady signed their contracts A session of the state board was to be held in Des Moines today to outline future action and to discuss the problem of benefit payments Spring Arrives in Iowa Officially for Three Months Stay IOWA CITY March 21 Spring has arrived officially for its three months visit The obsequies of winter were completed at a m when the sun reached Its zenith over the equator at a remote point in the In dian ocean Prof C C Wylie of the University of Iowa reports The weather was nice today too COLFLESH WILL HANDLE BEH AND KRASCHEL TRIAL Resignation as Federal District Attorney in Effect May 1 By VORTER Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES March 21 The resignation of Robeit W Col flesh United States district attor ney foi southern Iowa has been ac cepted by U S Attorney Geneial Homer S Cummings Colflesli an nounced today The resignation is effective May Colflesh has agreed to undertake prosecution of the Iowa public works cases against Lieut Gov Nel son G Kraschel and Carleton D Ben before the effective date of his resignation at the request of At torney General Cummings To Omfcr on Dates The district attorney said today he would confer immediately with defense counsel for Kraschel and Beh in regard to dates for arraign ment and preparations for the trials Announcement of the acceptance of the resignation was delayed pond ing arrangements for the April term of federal court in DCS Moinea arrangements have not yet Colfleshsubmitted his resignation Feb 1 at the time of his announce ment as a candidate for the repub lican nomination for governor of Iowa at the June primaries The res ignation request followed the Indict ment of the two Des by a grand jury at Ottumwa after an inquiry into the Iowa public works administration Colflesh at that time offered to dispose of any matters pending In his office Cumininjp Replies Attorney General Cummings re phed to the Iowa district attorney on Feb 21 after a conference with the president His letter said The president has referred to me your Jetter to him dated Feb 1 1931 tendering your resignation as United States district attorney for the southern district of Iowa Your resignation Is accepted to take effect May 1 1934 I appreciate your offer to con clude any matters pending in the office of the district attorney if the administration so desires Pursuant to your offer I shall be glad if you will dispose of the pending cases against Nelson G Kraschel Carleton D Beh before your resig nation takes effect Sincerely yours Homer S Arranges His Plans The reply from Colflesh acknowl edging receipt of the Cummingn letter was delayed until March 14 In his reply Colflesh said I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your letter of Feb 1934 advising that my resignation is accepted to take effect May 1 1934 r am arranging my plans ac cordingly letter further expresses the desire that we dispose of the pending cases against Nelson G Kraschel and Carleton D Beh be Turn In 2 Column RUMOR ATTEMPT TO KILL 60ERING Hand Grenade Explodes in Boulevard After Auto Passes by BERLIN March 21 at tempt to assassinate Premier Her mann Wilhelm Goering of Prussia was rumored today when a hand grenade exploded in the fashionable boulevard TJnter den Linden shortly after Goerings automobile was said to have passed A taxi driver was Injured in the explosion The grenade shook windows throughout the district It was toss the comer of Unter den Lin den and the Neue Wllhelmstrasse hitting the passing taxi With Goerlng in the car it was said was Karl Kmest a nazi group leader FIGURES IN STRIKE THREAT These men wore tho Iciulers on ench fifthe auto Industrys con troversy on tho outcome of Svliichhlnjred a posslhlo general strike The American Federation of Labor headed by William Green de manded recognition of Its unionsfor collective bargaining and de nounced company unions It also sought Increases Alfred Sloiui upper chief of General Motors ami Walter Chrysler lower head of tho company foeiirlnjr his name are members of the NIC A code executive commltbo which met in New York In an effort to nettle tho dispute Associated 1rcsw Roosevelt Urges Act to Bar Politics in HOLC Conferees Unable Agree on Yeterans Benefits Issue WASHINGTON March 21 President Roosevelt served notice on congress that he favored the Norris amendment to bar poli tics from appointments to the Home Owners Loan corporation The senate adopted the amend ment In passing a bill guaranteeing tho principal of the home loan bonds A house commit tee yesterday struck the amendment out of the hill After reading tho amendment by Senator Norris Presi dent Roosevelt personally communi cated his desire to Chairman Stcagall of the house banking com mittee Should Hun 1olltlcs He made it known through Steph en T Early a secretary that he considered politicsalso should be banned in considering appointments to other federal relief agencies such as the NRA the civil works admin istration and the farm credit ad ministration Congressional conferees failed to agree at their first meeting on the controversial veterans benefits and federal pay cjucstlons and the group prepared to ask the house to insist on Its less liberal provisions The house conferees receded on their items in controversy In the in dependent offices bill which em braces the veteransfederal worker provisions but insisted on their amendments adding about 000 for the veterans as against the senates Refuse to They also refused to recede on the restoration of In federal pay beginning July i as against the senates and the conference broke up with the understanding the bill would he taken back to the house for anoth er vote One of the senate provisions ac cepted added to the voted by the house for the federal trade commission to enable It to meet additional expense of enforcing provisions of the Indus trial recovery act Should the house further insist on Its amendments which are largely Turn to 2 Column 6 LIQUOR BOARD NAMES MGLURG Spencer Man Appointed as Personnel Director to Take Applications DES MOINES March 21 The appointment of Clarence A Mc Clurg 39 of Spencer as personnel director for the state liquor control commission was announced today by Chairman H M Cooper McCliirg will have charge of all applications for Jobs with the mission of which more than have been received to date His rec ommendation as to employes will ho considered by the commission Uiirnpcrcul In Work The commission has becenswamp cd by applications for Jobs and has been hampered in its work by the huge number received Chairman Cooper pointed out that applications for jobs should be sub mitted by mail and that there is nothing to he gained by seeking per sonal interviews at thistime McClurg is a graduate of the State University of Iowa and hag been active In personnel work and as a teacher for a number of years Appointed The liquor control commission yesterday appointed W H Millhaehi of Des Moines ns an assistant to the chairman The commission today al so set 9 a m as the hour for Its dally meeting No decision has yet been made as to the site for the combined DCS Moines warehouse retail store and offices for the commission The next step in formulating per sonnel of the commission will prob ably be the appointment of a comp troller and a supervisor of stores Order Autopsy on Body of Stavisky PARIS March gov ernment today ordered i anew autopsy performed on tho body of Serge Handsome Alex Stavlsky to determine whether he committed suicide or was killed Jan 0 RAIL EMPLOYES REJECT PLAN TO DROP PAY FIGHT Agree to Appointment of Eastman to Arbitrate Their Dispute President Roosevelt conferred this afternoon with representatives of automobile manufacturers in an at tempt to adjust the labor dispute in this Industry which threatens a strike Earlier representatives of rail way labor had agreed to the ap pointment Joseph B Eastman federal railroad coordinator to at bitrate their wage J They refused a proposal by Presl dent Roosevelt that tho present wage scale be continued for another six Railway managers agreed 4o i this Attend Conference V Eight spokesmen of the auto manufacturers who have been firmly resisting unionization oftheir plants by the American Federation of La bar went Into the white house con ference room f i Mr Roosevelt who was reported to have a proposal in mind forvset tlement began that he wanted tohear all that was to Ho will ttalk tomorrow separately with labor officials coming here from Detroit The decision of the railway labor men was to Mr velt in a letter Whitney chairman of the Railway LaborOEx jl l lUl Dcmunds Are Refuged The Whitney We share your disappointment 4 that agreement has not been cd disposing of this However the economicplight of ithe employes does not allow submit to the demands of the car riers We accept your proffer of the servicesOf the federal coordlnator L of transportation Joseph B I i In a letter to W P Thiehoffj J chairman of the conference corhmlt tee of railroad managers Mr Whit ney concluded It is evident that nothing can gained at this time By further dig cusslons between our respective Urges Simplified Demands Meanwhile it become known that kl William Green president of the American Federation of urge representatives of automobile labor to simplify their demands to two key points before they confer with President Roosevelt Green communicated with Detroit by telephone and learned that 30 of the strike leaders would arrive In Tnm to pace 2 column 2 Says Steel Code Is Undermining NRA WASHINGTON March 21 Senator Borah in the senate today said the steel code was undermin ing the NRA and urged Its com plete 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