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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1933, Mason City, Iowa I Bit y i I S 8 i l H ii i North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHEBS LEASED WIRE EEHVICB THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AtL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 1 1933 PAPER CONSISTS Op TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 178 Fears Crash of System Glass Sees Threat Against Federal Reserve By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 1 Senator Carter Glass break with the administra tion in the course of the recent de bate concerning currency Infla tion appears to have gone below the superficials of any merely tem 1 porary policy and involved the very essentials of the national financial j organization The Virginia senator in short evidently senses a threat against the Federal Re serve system of which he considers himself the founder and to which he Ja devoted in every fiber of his being There is not in fact anything to indicate that President Roosevelt who disavows a particularly deep knowledge of banking regards the Federal Reserve setup otherwise than as an established institution which he accepts accordingly sub ject to modification perhaps but as sufficiently satisfactory in its main outline Secret Bill Nevertheless hostility toward it does exist in the ranks of those who are most prominently identified with the Inflation program Indeed it ex ists generally among monetary stu dents of the old W J Bryan school and when they think the proper moment has arrived Senator Glass is perfectly right in his apparent be lief that they intend to uncover it The truth is that they have a bill not yet widely advertised but in troduced some time ago by Senator Nye of North embodying their ideas ready to push in due eeason Under the Nye measure anyone a ceding Jfjiad forlegitimate Tbusi securJtieSj fbrTtheta directlyto tSe government and receive currency in return based orivthe securities The theory is that credit control thus Would be taken entirely out of private hands except as to doubt ful collateral unacceptable to Uncle Sam and that simultaneously an elastic circulating medium would be created expanding and contract Tuni tn 1ace 2 Column Z HENRY K1EFER IS FOUND DEAD Funeral Monday Evening Burial Will Be at Hope Ind Henry Kiefer 26 years old 527 Eleventh street northeast for the past four years shipping clerk at Decker and Sons packing plant was found dead in bed Sunday morning Death was caused by heart disease according to Dr J E McDonald coroner Funeral services will be at 7 oclock Monday evening at the Pat terson funeral home in charge of William H Spence pastor of the First M E church The body will remain nt the funeral home until oclock Monday night when it will be taken over the Milwaukee railroad to Hope Ind for burial Mr Ktefer is survived by his wife his parents Mr and Mrs Charles Kiefer Burnnell Fla two sisters Grace and Mary Hope Ind and four brothers Lester Miami Fla John and Albert both of Burnnell end Earl Hope Ind Mr Kiefer a resident of the city four years was born at Hope Ind Oct 29 1906 He was a member of the Methodist church AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I reckon I was hateful to Pa but Id been thinkin about what hed do if died first an it made me mad as fire TROOPS SEIZE 23 MORE FARMERS Legionnaires of Fourth District in Mason City CHICAGO BOMBS LAIDTOMAYDAY WORKOFW Russians Parade Nazi Throngs Celebrate in Germany By the Associated Press Thunder of bombs in the heart of Chicago shot a livid streak of violence into May days dawn The day was hardly more than two hours old when a ser ies of deafening blasts shook buildings and spread fear in the loop district Shattered glass and damaged buildings betrayed the trail of the bombers auto mobiles Among the targets were a branch of Marshall Field and company and the Illinois Bell Telephone company headquar ters Police attributed the ter rorism to radicals celebrating May day Around the globe May day found Multitudes parading in red Russia Nazi throngs roaring triumph in Germany Bayonets gleaming in Peru where a president lay slain Rumblings of renewed revolt in Cuba Leftist radicals demonstrat Millions in labors ranks cele brating peaceably BOMBS EXPLODE CHICAGCvMay i The heart of Chicagos business district rever berated with the detonations of bombs tossed with welltimed pre cision early this May day causing property damage unofficially esti mated at many thousands of dol lars One estimate was No one was killed or injured Attributed by the police to com munists celebrating May day five bombs in all apparently were thrown from moving moior cars at the same time damaging the estab lishments at which they were aimed as well as smashing windows in surrounding structures within a radius of one block in each case All known crmmunists were or dered arrestefl The explosives were apparently of the powerful dynamite type frequently employed by racketeers in their attempts to intimidate 5 Plants Attached The plants attacked were the Marshall Field and company uni form division at 424 South Wells street the Illinois Bell Telephone company headauarters at 212 West Washington street the Sprague Warner and company wholesale grocers at 600 West Erie street the Hibbard Spencer and Bartlett Wholesale Hardware company at 211 East North Water street and the Howard Willett Teaming com pany at 222 East Grand avenue An early report of a bomb at a Commonwealth Edison station was unfounded Four men police said they found loitering around the scene of the blast at the Marshall Field branch were arrested for questioning but their names were not immediately made public A huge iron door was blown back into the building and the masonry about it was torn into bits Shattered Windows So powerful was the force of the explosion at the Illinois Bell Tele phone company building that it shattered the windows on the west side of the first three floors of the Bismarck hotel one of the largest hostelries in this midwestern me tropolis would have thought the hotel was bombed said one guest at the hotel it shook Scores of guests hurriedly dressed and ran into the street to see what all the shooting was about The windows in at least 14 store fronts in the immediate neigh borhood had been shattered and the debris was scattered all over the street Windows in stores housed in the telephone building were also broken Knocked Off Chair At the Marshall Field seven story brick damage was estimated by Marshall Corrigan at 10000 A night watch man Arthur Mason was knocked off his chair by the blast and Charles Bregantio another watch Tum to Pare 2 Column It BanquetWith AuxiliaryBig Event of Day Well Known Speakers at Annual Spring Conference Several hundred Legionnaires and auxiliary members were in Mason City Monday afternoon to attend the fourth district spring confer ence of the two organizations While the two groups planned to unite in a banquet at the Y M C A in the evening they held separate business sessions the Legion meet ing in the armory and auxiliary in the Y W C A gymnasium during the afternoon It waa learned Monday afternoon that Gov Clyde L Herring and Atty Gen Edward L OConnor were not to be present for their scheduled appearance at the ban quet MacNider to Speak There will however be a number of other speakers including Col Hanford MacNider Legion and aux iliary state and district officers and Frank Miles editor of the Iowa Legionaire At the Legion conference ad dresses were to be given by Mr Miles Adjutant RJ Skin Laird Leo Duster state Americanism di rector Fred Logeman Manly Thomas Thompson Elkader and Frank Christen Decorah district vice commanders and several dis trict directors Auxiliary members from the fourth district gathered at the Y W C A Monday afternoon for a conference with Mrs Lynn L Rust fourth district committee woman presiding 1 Women in Session Mrs Esther Thompson Iowa de partment president Mrs Myrton Skelley department secretary and Mrs O Hanson department radion chairman gave the addresses of the afternoon Mrs Max Riley presi dent of the Mason City unit wel comed the visitors and a response waa made by Mrs Grayce Larson fourth district vicecommittee woman Reports were made by Miss Alda Fay fourth district membership chairman Mrs Mayme Burke of Ricaville fourth district historian Mrs Rust Knoxville birthday party and Mrs Florence White of Rice villc district music chairman Gold Star mothers and sisters were introduced and there was as sembly singing led by Mrs Paul Loomis Mrs Emma Duncan gave the invocation TO PUERTO RICO ASSASSIN SLAYS PERU PRESIDENT Killer and Two Soldiers Also Dead Benavides in Control LIMA Peru May 1 as sassins bullet Has ended the mili tant career of President Luis M Sanchez Cerro His slayer Abelardo Hurtado de Mendoza and two soldiers also were killed and six soldiers and two civ ilians one a woman were wounded in a riotous outbreak which immed iately followed the assassination Peru ushered in May day in a state of siege with General Oscar Benavides chosen as permanent president by the constituent assem bly President J6 Months General Sanchez Ccrro was slain only 36 months after he became president at Jorge Chavez park where he had just finished review Ing a parade of 20000 army re cruits A message was sent today to the eastern army engaged in fighting with Colombian troops for the possession of the Leticla border strip stating everything is normal at home Hurtado de Mcndoza described as a revolutionary jumped on the running board of the presidents as the latter started to drive away from the park He fired several shots into the presidents Turn lo Page i Column 6 Find Body of Woman Missing at Denver DENVER Colo May 1 body of Mrs William E Fisher 50 year old Denver society matron who disappeared from her home Saturday night was recovered to day by police and firemen from a lake in Washington park Robert H Gore Florida pub lisher was appointed governor of Puerto Rico by President Roosevelt Associated Tress Argentina Heads List in Further Recovery Talks Italian Envoy on Way to Washingldiv toTake Up Discussions WASHINGTON May arrival today of Argentinas specja representative Thomas le Breton marks the opening of the second series of President Roosevelts worldwide negotiations for an inter national prosperity The Italian envoy Guido Jung minster of finance will reach Washington tomorrow and before the week is over representatives from Germany and Mexico will be here to take up the conversations so optimistically conducted by the British and Canadian prime minis ters and the former premier of France The questions involved will be similar to those world problems ex plored debts ex change restrictions stable cur rencies and tariffs as well as the subject of peace and disarmament Better Wheat Prices Le Breton Argentinas ambassa dor to France will join Felipe Bspil Argentine envoy here in conduct ing the conversations with Mr Roosevelt and American experts The possibilities of reciprocal tar iff agreements the betterment of world wheat prices through agree ments by the major producing na tions and the American quarantine against Argentine meat are some of the special topics to be taken up War debts will come to the front ain when Jung arrives the vis itor already having given notice he intends to seek revision of Italys 52000000000 debt to the United States Jung also has power to ne gotiate reciprocal trade treaties Schacht to Arrive Dr Hjalmer Schacht president of the reichbank reaches New York from Germany Friday with Mex icos minister of finance Alberto J Pani arriving here soon after ward T V Soong Chinese ministei of finance lands in Seattle Tuesday Also preparing to come before the month of May is over are represen tatives from Japan Brazil and Chile Mr Roosevelt prepared himself for the busy days to come by taking a leisurely restful cruise down the Potomac yesterday afternoon on the government yacht Sequoia Mrs Roosevelt and several school girls from New York accompanied the president The weather waa so splendid the party stayed out unti two hours after nightfall Will Call Morgan in Stock Market Probe to Resume on May 2 WASHINGTON May 1 Ferdinand Pecora counsel for thi senate banking committee an nounced today that J P Morgan and all other members of the bank ing firm bearing his name will bi subpoenoed for resumption of th senate stock market investigation tcntativelv fixed for May 23 HOUSE PUTS OFF INFLATION VOTE TO WEDNESDAY Senate Approves House Relief Bill Makes Minor Changes BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 1 fP democratic leaders late today decided to postpone a vote on the inflation section of the farm relief bill until Wed nesday to allow six hours of de bate beginning tomorrow WASHINGTON May 1 ratic leaders abandoned their ef orts to force a vote today in the louse on the inflation amendment o the farm relief bill after failing o obtain unanimous consent for a allot Their original plans upset by ob ections by Representative Snell of Vew York the republican leader hey turned to preparations of a ule to force a vote tomorrow They had expected to instruct the committee of senators and repre sentatives that will be named to larmonize differences between the measures passed by the two houses o approve the currency expansion measure and leave only the other amendments to be agreed upon in conference Asks Z Iay Debate Snell demanded that two days oE debate be granted on the billam that the house consider it under th five minute rule which would per mit amendments I cant grant unanimous consent to this far reaching proposal tha changes the fundamental financia structure of the country Sneli said Representative Byrns of Tennes see the democratic leader re minded Snell that a vote on the in flation amendment could be forced tomorroxv under a rule Wnnts More Time Go get your rule and jam It down our throats Snell replied Byrns then sought permission of he house for the rules committee o have until 12 oclock tonight to ilo a report on a resolution under vhich the democrats plan to compel he inflation vote and send the bill to conference After several minutes of debate over Byrns request Snell finally agreed to it This will force a vote on inflation in the bouse tomorrow Opposes Amendment Secretary Wallace instructed Frederick P Lee a Washington at torney to represent him in confer ences with the adjustment commit tee of senators and representatives He voiced his opposition to the amendment attached by the senate to guarantee the farmer the cost of production plus a profit The ad ninistration plan called for a re turn of farm purchasing power to the barfs that obtained between 1009 and 1914 Fass Relief Bill The bill for direct relief grants to states was passed today Turn tn InRfi Z Column 7 HUNT SLAYER OF 6 YEAR OLD GIRL Attempted Abduction of 16 Year Old Wife Laid to Same Man BONNER SPRINGS Kans May 1 attempted abduction of a 16 year old girl 12 hours after the body of 6 year old Nadine Vogel Love had been found spurred far mers and officers to an intensive hunt of wooded areas near here to day Searchers expressed the opinion the man who seized Mrs Nellie Black near a farm home Sunday night might be the kidnaper and slayer of the Kanras City Kans school girl who disappeared April 20 The body with the childs jump ing rope knotted about the neck was in a desolate wood about half a mile from the scene of the at tempted abduction of Mrs Black A cursory examination by the Wyandotte county coroner Indicat ed the child had been attacked Mrs Black reported the man seemed to rise right up beside me He seized her and ran Her husband saw her plight and ran to her aid ag did others at the home The man fled into dense woods Bloodhounds were put on the trai at dawn Paul Hindi Acquittal May Be Due toJurys Finding Gravel in Wifes Shoes ound Not Guilty Discovery Breaks Up Deadlock Paul Hinch probably owes his acquittal to the fortuitous discovery the jurors that the stockings of Mrs Hinch had been badly torn and larticularly to the fact that sand and gravel were found imbedded in he soles of her shoes This they de ided was almost conclusive evi lence the woman jumped from the automobile in which she and her usband were riding the night of he tragedy This discovery marked the turn ng point in the deadlock between urors that lasted through the night and made it appear for hours as if disagreement would result Found Not Guilty Hinch was found not guilty of the murder of his wife Marion Hinch iy a jury which returned a verdict at 11 oclock Sunday morning The fact that the shoes after all the handling they apparently had one through from the time they vere taken from the feet of the dy ng woman still had evidences of sand and gravel and the presence of marks which indicated she had slid over a graveled surface started the 2 jurors down the trail toward un animity Alight Have Disagreed Investigation revealed gravel un der the rubber heel in the creaae o the holes Had tills discovery not occurred it is almost certain there would have been a disagreement or a ver dict of guilty for one of the Jesser offenses said W B Kroitse fore man of the jury Not once in the 21 hours of delib eration did the vote show more than four foe conviction Ten ballots were taken before the final unani mous vote and in the last four of these the vote was 10 to 2 for acquittal Offers to Wear Cout Shortly after the deliberations started Mrs Neva Welters offered to don the coat and hat of the dead woman in order if possible to dis cover something from this that would point to a clew of what had alien place Jt was while they were thus going over the clothes that tbe the condition of the stockings and shoes waa discovered The scratched gravelly condition of the shoes had not been touched ipon by the attorneys for the de fendant Laid Hammer Aside Considerable attention was given to the hammer in evidence but con sideration of it as the weapon that killed Mrs Hinch finally had to foe Iiscontmued We reluctantly had to lay the Hammer aside said Mr Krouse It seemed unlikely to us that the de fendant if he had used it in the heat of passion as would have had to tie Lhe case would have carefully laid it in the tool box of the car under Lbe seat Then too we took into consideration the fact that the ham mer was not discovered in the car until some time afterwards after others had been in it making its re lation to the crime more or less re mote One of the women produced a vanity cose and it was found it fit ted the space in the handkerchief in accordance with Hindis testi mony We talked for a considerable time about the shape of this center spot and one of the men finally said it was the shape of the heel on a womans shoe and sure enough thnt is what Jt appeared to be In the light of the remainder of the evi dence we also hud to discard the handkerchief as states evidence Xo Jury Jangling The jurors were in deliberation un til about oclock Saturday night when they were furnished cots Sunday mornmg the case was again taken up There was no jangling no at tacking of one another or quarrels Mr Krouse stated There was a general gocd fellowship among the jurors throughout the entire period The jurors felt that County At torney Mason acquitted himself ex cellently considering his age and in experience But we felt we could not convict the defendant on the evidence presented since it was all circumstantial and had to be con sidered under the rules of circum stantial evidence which the judge outlined so definitely in our instruc tions Returned Before Clone The verdict was returned before Judge Joseph J Clark in the Turn Ur Z Culuouz JJ Will Rogers NEW YORK May you ever go to a dinner and have to stand up and not even get any dinner Well I did last night at the Gridiron dinner to Presi dent Roosevelt It sure was worth it Those Washington newspaper men are the cleverest ones we have they have the cleverest skits and take offs on our public men This one was a great show Its a pity they dont arrange to do em before a regular audi ence for Lord those prominent men there miss many gags 1 know a regular audience would be twice as keen and apprecia tive I think Its because each man in Washington is so en grossed in his own sphere that he is not so well up on all topics as the average reader and these sketches cover everything Ogden Mills and the president both made good speeches I think those things do a lot of good to help keep those old big boys feet on the ground But Ray I would stand on my head to see another one Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1833 MctIauEht Syndicate GOVERNOR SAYS CIVIL COURTS TO REMAIN CLOSED National Guardsmen Go to Pnmghar Arrest Leaders There PRIMGHAR May 1 ythree men were arrested by a national guard detachment here to day in connection with the at empted halting of a foreclosure sale here Thursday and with a sub sequent attack upon Judge C C Bradley at Le Mars Among those arrested were Simon P Jossem county chairman of the farmers Holiday association and iVilliam Claussen county secretary The men were brought to the OBrien county jail and the troops expected to remove them later to Le Mars for military trial Storm Courthouse Last Thursday the farmers tormed the courthouse while Sher If E Lemkuil was holding a fore closure sale While 22 deputy shcr ffs beat back the mob with clubs he sale was held on the third floor of the courthouse Later some members of the same group went to Le Mars where Judge Bradley was dragged from his bench taken to a lonely cross roads and threatened with hanging unless he upheld the constitution ality of Iowas new mortgage fore closure moratorium laws Bradley refused and was released after he had been choked and beaten and smeared with grease and mud KEEP COURTS TREASURY MAKES RULES FOR GOLD Outlines Method by Which Legitimate Needs May Be Met WASHINGTON May 1 Regulations governing the distrib ution of gold to industries having egitimate uscs for it were oday by the treasury a few hours Jefore the expiration of the time set for all gold other than small ndividunl sums to be surrendered o the government The regulations outlined the nethod by which persons legitima cly needing gold may obtain it ind provided that no collector of ustoms might permit the export of unless the person sending it ibroaei turned over to him a license ssued by the secretary of the treas ry to permit the transaction May File Application Pcisons needing gold for legiti nate purposes may file an applicfi ion to purchase necessary tjuanti ies The application must be riled with i federal reserve in duplicate under oath and verified icCorc Jin officer duly authorized lo irlminister oaths It must contain he name and address the appli cant his business the amount of old required usually over a period of 30 days the amount sold or used during the preceding calendar year he amount and description of all gold on hand the amount applied or and a statement that the appli cant will use such gold as he may e permitted to purchase only for cgitimatc and customary require ments of his business Equivalent Amount The federal reserve bank if satls icd that the gold is necessary to he applicants business may permit him to purchase it upon payment of an equivalent amount of com 01 currency issued by the United States The records of persons and deal era using gold shall be open to in spection by the treasury and the old so purchased shall be disposed of only as permitted in the regula tions and the executive order of President Roosevelt issued on April 5 DES MOINES May 1 ernor Clyde Herring announced to day that civil courts in the area un der military control would remain closed while the national guards men were on the scene The governors announcement fol lowed a conference this morning with Maj Gen M A Tinlcy of Council Bluffs commanding the troops stationed at Dcnison Attor ney General E L OConnor and Chief Justice James IV Kindig of the Iowa supremecourt Hening indicated that ie did not believe the situation required the presence of guardsmen for an ex tended period Cuiinot Use Botli General Tinlcy said it was his opinion that it would not be possible to have military control and civil courts in tho same territory He pointed out that the troops were ordered out because the civil court procedure bad been temporarily dis rupted by the action of a Le Mars mob last Thursday in dragging Judge C C Bradley from his bench The situation in the area about Denison is quiet Tinlcy reported to the governor nncl added that the sentiment of the residents both at Denison and Le Mars was behind the troops in seeking1 to restore order Move lo OISrien County LE MARS May nn tiona guardsmen moved into Prim gbor in OBrien county today in an effort to apprehend leadens of a group which atormed the OBrien county courthouse Thursday Ai that time the farmers sought un successfully to stop a foreclosure sale Trucks bearing fitly guardsmen pulled out of the local encampment Turn Ittsn 2 Cnldnm IS Expect Roosevelts Railroad Message in Congress on Tuesday WASHINGTON May 1 President Roosevelts message to congress asking for railroad legisla tion was expected by democratic leaders to be submitted tomorrow It wns disclosed at the white honsc today however that the president has returned tho tentative bill to advisers to work out details still in Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy cooler in the east iinri neutral portions probably sliow crs in the extreme east portion Momiiiy night Tuesday partly STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather for 21 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday KH minimum In JVighl JT At 8 A M Monday 18 Kninfall 38 of an Inch Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Ifi Minimum in Night 51 Itiiinfnll JO of nn Inch After almost three weeks of moi sturelcsa weather Uic skies opened Saturday afternoon and the much needed precipitation continued Sun day and Sunday night Thus May day finds North Iowa clothed in a verdnnt cloak nnrl wearing a brorxf smile ;