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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1933, Mason City, Iowa I N R MCu 4 OF IOWA MOINE8 1 North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 15 1933 HUB PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 190 SolonsMade Born Collier Smiles at Moans of House Freshmen By HERBERT PLUMMJ3R WASHINGTON May 15 That veteran of 25 years as a mem ber of the house of representatives James W Collier of Mississippi now a member of the tariff com mission smiles a bit when he hears that the freshmen democrats of the present house are kicking because they are not given good commit tee assignments and a more pre ferred status on the hill Champ Clark one time speaker of the house used to tell the new comers that congressmen were made not one had to learn to be a representative just as a man must learn to be a black smith or a carpenter Example of System Collier agress His own experience is an excellent example of the sys tem on capital hill The Mississippian had risen to the heights in the house before a queer twist in the politics of his state deprived him of his seat last year He had become chairman of the most powerful committee in the house that of ways and means be fore going out Yet when he visited the capitol for the first time back in 1909 as a member of congress a doorkeeper refused to let him in because he didnt know him Ul Up Up Colliers climb to the pinnacle of house committee assignments is an Interesting story He became a member of congress in the days when Uncle Joe Cannon ruled the house as a czar Uncle Joe had the sole power of committee assign ments for both democrats and re publicans Young and ambitious committed as he says to many reforms prom ised in his preelection speeches Collier wanted a place on just two and rivers and harbors jncle him a berth on f was perhapS tie least committee in the house It was rarely if ever called in ses sion and has since been abolished But he took it sure that Uncle Joe would remember him with a better assignment later on Uncle Joe Remembers Uncle Joe did remember him later on Oat the next session he was promoted to the comittee on in dustrial arts and expositions This says Collier was a step above the first by virtue of the fact that its sonorous and highsounding title was absolutely second to none It too was seldom called in ses sion and has since been abolished I was downhearted But he kept plugging A fortunate incident gave him opportunity to make a name for himself as a mem ber of industrial arts and exposi tions He attracted attention Then came a place on ways and means that led him finally to the chairmanship of that powerful com mittee and subsequently played an important part in landing him on the tariff commission when the vi cissitudes of politics left him with out a job Policeman Knocks Out Gunman When Pistol Jams Three Times PHILADELPHIA May 15 Sunday was Policeman Michael McGoldericks lucky day In a run ning battle with a Negro six bul lets came near not too near Half an hour later the man slipped from behind a parked car aimed a pistol at McGoldericks face and pulled the trigger three times Each time the weapon jammed McGolderick knocked the man out AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I wouldnt mind bad luck an misfortune so much if it wasnt for these folks that come around an tell me how thankful I ought to be for whats left ALLIED POWERS UNITE ON ARMS North Iowa Child Is Killed by Gravel Truck GIRL 7 FALLS OFF SCHOOL BUS WHEN IT STARTS Driver of Truck Near Devonia Is Unable to Stop DEVONIA May in juries were suffered this morning by Helen Clay 7 year old daughter or Mr and Mrs Gale Clay of Devonia when she was struck by a gravel truck The accident happened soon after the little girl boarded the school bus to be taken to school Charles Snyder coroner from Charles City said he learned that the bus had stopped for two small children in the Clay family and that the driver Merlin Brewer believed both of them climbed into the bus irom the rear Helen however ran around to the aide of the bus ana was just climbing on the running board of the bus when the bus started up A gravel truck was approaching and the driver Clyde Gifford of Charles City was unable to stop before he reached the girl The truck struck her and killed her in stantly The truck was used by the county in a road improvement pro pram Devonia is in Floyd county near the Mitchell county line and Is three and a half miles southwest of Orchard Aninquest this afternoon was or by 2 KILLED IN IOWA By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two persons were killed and seven were injured four seriously in accidents in Iowa over the week end The dead Shtrles Use 17 Springfield Mo Clarence Zuck Wcstboro Mo The badly injured Blrs Beulah Clooney 45 Council Bluffs J W Meneray 81 Council Bluffs Delbcrt Brnntner Jr 8 New ton Leslie Best 27 Dow City Tise died Saturday at Fort Dodge of injuries received when he was run over by an Illinois Central freight train on which he was rid ing Mrs Clooney and Meneray were injured Sunday in accidents at Council Bluffs Delbert Brantncr suffered serious head injuries Sun day when struck by an automobile while playing in a street near his home Zuck died Monday of injuries sustained Sunday afternoon when an auto struck him as he crossed highway No 3 west of Shenandoah to assist another motorist Best suffered a severe concussion and body bruises He was struck by the auto of Eva Johnson of Mapleton sa he stood on the high way near Logan with a crowd that gathered after a mnor auto colli sion BOMB THROWN IN SIOUX CITY LOT Detective Quenches Smoking Object Police Mystified by Case SIOUX CITY May 15 private detective passing a vacant lot across the street from Central high school aaw a man throw a smoking object on the ground and run away The detective hurriedly procured a pall of water and threw it on the object It turned out to be a dynamite bomb composed of 11 sticks The police are mystified as to the purpose of the stranger In throwing the bomb in the vacant lot Poppy Program Given DECORAH May Anton Bernatz unit of the American Leg ion will sponsor e poppy program over Station K G C A Wednesday The program will be given by the junior members and by Mrs E Kathinka Hansen department radio chairman County Attorney E P Shea will be the principal speaker UNCLE SAMS TENTS HOUSE PART OF BONUS ARMY ROOSEVELT AND LEADERS STUDY SALES TAX ACT Hero is a view of the camp of ordered army tents at Port Hunt Vu where one wfmr of nnw lir PWo me are 8hown for food provided by the ted I 1933 Bonus Army Has Convention to Draft Demands 1200 ExSoldiers Almost Rattle Around in Army Tents WASHINGTON May 15 The comfortably fed but numerical ly slim bonus army of 1933 today got down to the business of holding a convention to frame cash pay ment demands Almost rattling around in the huge Fort Hunt Vir encampment of 800 700 of which are 1200 exsoldiers making up the army which leaders had predicted would total 8000 pre faced todays speechmaking with a piping hot army breakfast The menu read rolled oats with sugar and cream bacon potatoes stewed fruit bread butter and cof fee Exist Strained Relations Despite efforts by leaders the original Fort Hunt contingent to reconcile the conservatives who accepted the camps hospitality only after four shelterless days on the capitals streets strained relations still existed within the army These 200 men led by Mike Thomas of Camden N J continued to live apart from those they had charged were communist con nected Name of Group changed The thousand or more men who first occupied Fort Hunt under the banners of the veterans national liasion committee and who accepted the resignations of two of their leaders who were avowedly com munistic changed the name of their organization to the veterans na tional committee but the Thomas group remained unappeased The encampment had as guests today all but a few of the three score men who held out even after the Thomas group agreed to accept the Fort Hunt hospitality which is provided by the government Joseph Salzman of Brooklyn N Y who led a dozen men in an un successful effort to march to the white house Yesterday lost all but n few of his followers to the camps food and shelter Surrounded by Bluecoats With flags flying the dozen marchers adavnced as far as Penn sylvania avenue before finding themselves suddenly surrounded by bluecoats We want to see President Roose velt said Salzman I knew him when he was governor I stood be side him once when he wag making a campaign speech The group was placed under tech nical arrest but soon liberated The president was on a cruise down the Potomac river at the time and the white house was virtually deserted Benson Takes Office ST PAUL May 15 A merchant lawyer world war ally took office today as Minne sotas new banking commissioner succeeding J N Peyton named chairman of the federal reserve board serve of directors and federal re Americans Advised to Evacuate Town as Japanese Move Ahead PEIPING May 15 The United States legation advised Americans today to evacuate Tung chow 13 miles east of Peiping be cause rumor that the Japanese The American community at Tung chow consists of about 30 mission aries belonging to the American board of missions and the North China American school STRICKEN WHILE HUNTING BEARS John Adolphi Director of Arliss Pictures Dies in Wilds HOLLYWOOD May 15 Stricken by a cerebral hemorrage while hunting grizzly bears John G Adolfi director of the motion pic tures of George Arliss died last Thursday in the British Columbia wilds So far from civilization was the party of which the 52 year old film veteran was a member that not until Sunday did the group reach communication channels by which they could report his death Adolfi died in a camp on Canoe river 102 miles north of Revelstoke B C Hears Over Phone His widow heard over a long dis tance telephone the tragic word of the death of her husband almost on the eve of their silver wedding anni versary Next July 1 as they had planned before he went away on the hunt they would celebrate 25 years of married life She also was iriformed his remains had been cre mated and that the ashes will be brought here for the last services and burial Adolfi was one of those behind the scenes in Hollywood The bill boards did not blaze with his name but If one happened to read the billings that preceded the Arliss pictures before the actual story was portrayed upon the screen his name would have been found under directed by of Artist The passing of Adolfi was to Hol lywood the loss of a talented and veteran artist Born of a stage family his parents and their par ents before them had tramped the boards Likewise did Adolfi for 10 years but the greater period of his life was given to the screen where for seven years he was an actor for 15 a director He started in films with the Pioneer Vitagraph company Voltaire the last film Adolfi directed for the British actor has not yet been released The trip to Canada was taken by Adolfi for a vacation along with Darryl Zandck producer Lloyd Bacon director Raymond Griffith actor and writer and others Adolfi was a native of New York He had no children Another Riot in Wisconsin Strike Sees Milk Dumped Tear Gas Fails to Prevent Deliveries MILWAUKEE May 15 other riot a disturbance in which farmers rushed past deputy sheriffs to spill milk from a truck at Bon duel northwest of Green Bay today marked the turbulent course of the Eastern Wisconsin milk strike At Bonduel more tear gas was released among striking farmers But they weathered the gas attack put a small group of officers to flight and effectively Stopped de liveries to the Bonduel milk plant In the Milwaukee area one group of pickets defied the authority of city health commissioners as milk dictators A few miles south of the city strikers dumped a load of milk being brought to ieiraukee for small children and the eick in con formity to emergency plans de vised by Gov A G Schmedeman Hotels Unguarded A dozen squads of deputies di rected by radio concentrated on the trouble spot but meanwhile leaving other roads unguarded and leading authorities to express fear that Jn a short time there will not be enough milk for children In other spots there were spo radic outbreaks of violence A Plymouth cheese capital of the nation doors of several small cheese factories were battered down Sev eral thousand pounds of cheese in the process of manufacture wen tossed out or defiled with kerosene The proprietor of one cheese fac tory Ira Conger stood off dozens of strikers with a shotgun Business at Standstill In 14 Lake Shore and Fox river valley counties the milk business with the exception of deliveries for children and the sick was at a Standstill All markets remained closed for ordinary business by or der of Governor Schmedeman Some milk delivery wagons bearing Rec Cross placards on which were the words public welfare movec through streets of Milwaukee an other eastern cities But there was no milk for physically fit adults Sale of milk in stores was prohlb ited The gas attack on strikers a1 Bonduel this morning was the sec ond such assault withstood by de termined pickets Gas bombs hurled by 35 deputy sheriffs near Mukwonago southwest of Milwau kee yesterday failed to rout 30C farmers who dumped 30000 pounds of milk from six trucks Holdup Men Get S600 DES MOINES May 15 Holdup men garnered Satur day night In robberies of the Ungles Baking company and the Des Moines Bottling Works Macon Navys New Zeppelin Takes Off on 3rd Test Flight AKRON Ohio May 15 IT S S Macon the navys new Zeppelin started off on her thirc test flight at a m centra standard time today She was to fly for 12 hours hut as usual Cap tain Algcr H Drescl withheld In formation as to her itinerary Decid e on Feasibility of Plan for Financing Public Works WASHINGTON May 15 tongressional leaders were sum moned to a white house conference oday to discuss with President loosevelt the proposal for a re employment or sales tax to fi nance the gigantic public works program The chief executive was expected o determine whether It would be easible to recommend the imposi tion of a general tax on industry of slightly more than 1 per cent Ralney in Group Speaker Rainey Senator Robin son of Arkansas Representative Byrns of Tennessee Chairman Doughton of the ways and means committee Senator Harrison of Mississippi chairman of the senate inance committee Representatives D Ark and Vinson D yl are among those to attend The draft the measure is com plete except for the revenue sec tion designed to raise 5220000000 a year for sinking fund and Interest requirement Representative Byrna sold today the meeting this after noon was for the purpose of decid ing definitely upon whether the sali levy would he adopted Millions lor Roads Besides calling for an outlay o through an eighteen year bond issue to finance federal state and municipal public con struction the draft of the mcosuri provides 5400000000 for highways about for naval con struction and an Indefinite amount for rivers and harbors Improvement It permits trade agreements be tween trade associations and with labor organizations subject to the approval of tho government In the event certain industries cannot make agreements on production the president is empowered to initiate investigations to determine what may be done TALK BY SEAGER ENDS SESSIONS Appointments Made at Manly by Iowa Evangelical Conference BANK CASHIER SHOOTS BANDIT MAUSTON Wls May 15 fighting cashier at the Mauston State bank this afternoon shot one robber Injured him seriously and captured another Culls Labor Convention DES MOINES May 15 call for a convention of the Iowa State Feleratlon of Labor was is sued Saturday by J G Lewis pres ident Will Rogers SANTA MONICA May am hereby entering this argu ment between young Rockefeller and the Mexican artist for there is two things that a dumb guy knows as much about as a smart one and thats art and inflation I string with Rockefeller this artist was selling some art and sneaking in some propaganda Rockefeller had ordered a plain 1mm sandwich but the cook put some onions on It Rockefeller says I will pay you for it but I wont eat the onions Now the above is said in no dissparagoment of the Mexican artist for he is the best in the world but you should never try to fool a Rockefeller in oils Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNaught Syndicate MANLY May Iowa con ference of the Evangelical church in session here came to a close last evening with a closing sermon being delivered by Bishop L H Seager A report by the commlttes on pub lie morals was adopted In which th conference went on record as oj posed to the ratification ofto twentyfirst amendment and pledg ed wholehearted cooperation to th All Iowa prohibition committee i the fight to retain the eighteent amendment Every pastor was at vised to present an educational pro gram in his church and community Bishop Seager also delivered the ordination sermon in the morning at which time the Rev G O Thomp son Colo and the Rev L Deedrlck Russell were ordained deacons and the Rev W D Tarr Winterset the Rev E A Donovan Center Point the Rev W F Ellerbeck and the Rev W D Winter Blalrstown were ordained elders Must Destroy GrieI The topic of the ordination ser mon was The Magnetic Christ lohn being taken as Hie text The bishop said that in substance it meant You lift and I will pull Christ said he is not satis fied with things as they are today The world can be changed and it must be changed Vice filth and pauperism are not to be taken as a matter of course We are not to make the best of the worst but the worst of the best The church is not to just resist evil but to break down organized greed The church ii not for ornamentation but to be felt in all avenues If the church fails society is doomed The first disciples turned the world upside clown but such seems hardly true today It Is not somuch Turn to pnRr z column 2 BRITAIN FRANCE AND US SET TO FACE GERMANY rlitler Urged Not to Go Too Far in Speech to Reichstag PARIS May 15 three ower united front of the United tates Great Britain and France irtually has been achieved to face ermany at the Geneva diaarma ient conference Thursday It was earned today Norman H Davis American am assncloratlarge asked Foreign Ilnister Joseph PatilBoncour at a I minutes talk today to take a iild stand toward Chancellor Hit ers expected disarmament pro ouncement before the reichstag on Vednesday It was autohitatively aid in order that the United States uid Britain might be able to follow im The three powers through diplo matic channels were understood to e urging the German chancellor to e moderate in rls reichstag speech French concern about Chancellor Hitlers message to the reichstag Is unabated but a government spokes nan said France does not expect Iltler to declare openly that the reaty of Versailles is another scrap jf paper Agree to Embargo GENEVA May 15 nations have agreed to place em mrgocs on arms shipments to Par aguay and Bolivia now at war over Lhe Gran Chaco border territory provided other countries adopt the some policy It was learned tonight The embargo question dis cussed at a secret session Qt the council ofthe league 6tnations fie council also considered appointing a commission which would define the exact questions for arbitration with the Idea that the belligerents would agree beforehand to accept arbitration on those issues Ernest Torrence Veteran Moving Picture Star Dies Famous Portrayer of Character Roles 54 at His Death NEW YORK May 35 Ernest Torrence veteran screen actor died today at the age of 54 The noted portrayer of character roles succumbed at dawn at Lenox Hill hospital He failed to rally after a recent operation for gall bladder trouble and for hours physicians had known that death was inevitable Weeping relatives were at the bedside as death came to the tall man who had gone from a career of music and the legitimate theater to win additional fame in the films His wife the former Use Reamer was with him at the end as were his son Ernest Jr two brothers and other kinfolk In Tolublc David Torrence who broke Into the filmc In Tolable David went on to success in The Covered Wagon Rugglcs of Red Gap and a host of more recent pictures Audiences all over the world familiar with his six feet four inches and 220 pounds of screen ability were not generally aware that he once sang grand opera be came famous as a concert pianist Tun o pnxe 2 column 3 ERNEST TORRENCE WATCHING GENEVA WASHINGTON May 15 American officials are watching with some concern the progress of arms reduction effort at Geneva where German objections to the British disarmament plan have forced the sessions to recess tem porarily They looked expectantly today to Lhc scheduled address of Chancellor Hitler of Germany to his reichstag on Wednesday on the subject of ar maments Definite Indication Is ex pected at that time as to whether fascist Germany is disposed to be conciliatory enough to permit some lefinile accomplishment with which to close the arms conference London and Paris are watching even more anxiously Prospects for Agreement American officials believe the success or lack of it at Geneva may hdicate the prospects for an agree ment on economic Issues at the London economic conference open ng lune 12 as the same political considerations friendships and an tagonisms will be manifest With the American delegation to the London meeting scheduled to sail two weeks from tomorrow President Roosevelt gave thought today to completing Its personnel Mnking Up Group In making up the American group Mr Roosevelt is said to be analyzing the prospects of achiev ing success at the world parley Un less the chances are good he does not want to sacrifice for a period of at least two months and perhaps twice that long the services of Im portant key men in his administra tion This applies particularly to Sec retary Cordell Hull of the state de Tiim to i 2 column 3 She w Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy probably ii extreme cast portion Monday night Tues day unsettled prnbafily Hhowcm unrl cooler In northeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday 74 TjOivest In Night 44 At 8 A M Monday 61 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Sunday were Maximum Saturday fil Ixowcst In Night 43 ;