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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home C j f iiAuiON r n H I 5 M I M 1 4 H T DEPT Of IDv A OK 3 MnlNES A VOL XXXIX THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES Ali NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 1Q taaa HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE Talk to Use in Election Republicans Sifting Roosevelt Powers for Issues By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON May 19 ejection year is almost 12 months away and the presidential election year is much further removed but the principal theme of cam paign speeches for both of these events can per haps be set down at this mo ment Unless all signs fail po litical stump speeches of the future are des tined to be con structed on and around one big democrats and shelved the HERBERT PLUMMER issue Have the President Roosevelt congress and the constitution Republicans likely will attempt to make much of this They are murmuring about it even now Of course at the present with em ergency conditions still existing they are not doing much more tlin murmur i Will Be Different But it will be different when the republicans attempt to make their first stab at a comeback in the con gressicnal elections of next year And the democrats know it Those Washington political observers who long ago formed a healthy admira tion of Mr Roosevelt as a politi cian are pointing to a paragraph in his second report to the country recently as an illustration of what ne expects The only thing that has been happening said the president has been for congress to designate he president as the agency to carry out certain of the purposes of congress This was constitutional and in keeping with the past Amer ican tradition corigresir to tie republicans will look for their campaign thunder The discretionary or permissive au thority conferred on the president by congress is impressive And be fore the special session is over these powers will be increased Theres the emergency banking act for example Congress clearly assigned authority to the president in this bill that it usually keepa for itself The farm relief bill containing as it doea the Thomas amendment for inflation of the currency is another Lengthening List Then there is the economy act carrying with it presidential author ity to make vast reductions in pay ments to veterans government em ployes as well as abolition and re organization of different federal agencies The bill creating the socalled conservation corps and the arms embargo are others Also there Is the bill to regulate the railroads of the country the bill to stimulate mobilize and regulate industry and the Tennessee valley improvement act And there may be others enacted such as presidential power to adjust tariffs make trade agreements and negotiate on war debts Republican campaign orators see all of these as fertile sources with which to draw material for their blasts R AND INDUSTRY NO 194 France Plans to Maintain Stren KDILL FURTHER CUT IN MILITARY COSTS OUTOFQUESTION Germany Accepts British Plan as Basis for Disarmament PARIS May 19 tenance of a strong army was tht French reply today to Chancellor Hitler of Germany Premier Edouard Daladier cate gorically rejecting a further cut in military expenses declared in the senate today that the French army is strong ana must be kep strong This firm stand suddenly squelched talk of a meeting between the premier and Chancellor HitJer of Germany The government also officially denied that such a meeting was con templated The premier told the senate that war economies had been made bul that they had not impaired the armys strength I affirm he said that we can have confidence in the army and affirm that our national defense Is assured GERMANY ACCEPTS LOOT BANK AND SHOOT WAY OUT OKABENA Minn May 19 bandit foursome of two men and two women shot its way out of town today after raiding the First State bank of Okabena of AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Its no wonder a woman enjoys bein a bride Thats the last time everthing she has on is new at the same time GENEVA May 19 accepted the British disarmainent plantoday basisfor an agree ment to be reached by the woric disarmament conference Count Rudolf Ndolny the Ger man delegate informed the con ference of the decision of his gov ernment Sess is of the arms confer ence were resumed today with dele gates hopeful that the conciliatory oreign policy pronouncement of Chancellor Hitler and President Roosevelts plea for International ooperation have pointed the way to an agreement on reduction of arms Stage Is Now Set A feelingof optimism that the deadlock into which the conference had fallen could be broken was aroused by the chancellors declara tions before the German reichstag His statement that Germany was ready to comply with any new obli gations accepted by other nations was interpreted in some quarters as referring to a possible security pact The American presidents direct appeal to other nations was her alded aa setting the stage for a possible agreement on reduction of offensive weapons A number of the chief delegates meanwhile awaited from Norman H Davis American ambassador at large an exact definition of the Washington stand concerning par ticipation in an Intelnational pact against an aggressor Want Program Elucidated They desired especially an eluci dation of the American view of a six point program including rigid international supervision of arma ment participation in a world wide agreement of nonresort to force helping the league of nations to identify the aggressor refusing as sistance of the aggressor after Iden tification participation in arms em bargoes and abandonment of neu trality rights in case of war New light on the German posi tion was believed In the possession of Count Rudolph Nadolny chief German delegate following conver sations in Berlin with the chancel lor Sessions Omitted Formal sessions of the conference were omitted yesterday to enable a study by the delegates of the Berlin and Washington pronouncements Arthur Henderson president of the conference declared that the inspiring leadership of President Roosevelt had breathed new hope Into the parley Mr Henderson said he was get ting overwhelming proof daily that the men and women of the world expect reduction In armaments and an end to war lowan Hangs Himself in Jail in Minnesota MOORHEAD Minn May 19 JP the bull pen at the Moor head police station where he had sought lodging for the night Ralph Hilton 32 a laborer whose home is believed to be Manchester Iowa hanged himself with a rubber hose last night NEW POSTMASTER WASHINGTON May Adolph M Schanko lias been appointed actingpostmaster nt Mason City at the recommend ation of Representative Fred Hiermann to succeed Postmaster George M Woodruff whose term expired on Jan 19 He will hold office until ellgibles for the are certified by tho civil service commission following on examination The examinations may not be held for some time according to present plans of the postofflce department Roosevelt Talks With Johnson on Industrial Plans No Appointments Yet Made for Direction of Huge Control Program WASHINGTON May 19 President Roosevelt has been con ferring with Hugh Johnson Moline 31 Manufacturer on the industrial control program now before con pesa but was said today at the vhite house aa having yet to make lis appointments to administer the luge setup in event it is written nto law These important appointments f course must await final con gressional action Meanwhile however Johnson has in office la the state department across the street from the white house making ready for putting the extensive provisions into effect Offers to Be Mode Although it was aald at the white louse today that offers remain to be made as late as last night it was being taken for granted in igh quarters that Johnson was in tae In an interview he was reluctant o discuss the exact situation but aid he was asking himself whether e were competent to accept an of er of the huge assignment Johnsons office is near that of Raymond Moley assistant secretary f state and another of Mr Roose elts advisors Works Long Hours With Lewis W Douglas director f the budget Johnson has been vorking long hours of late on de vising the industrial legislation Tnm tn Fine l Column 6 BANK BILL HAS RIGHT OF WAY Senate Committee Rejects Woodin Plan to Insure All Deposits WASHINGTON May 19 he GlassSteagall bank reform bill oday had right of way in both sen te and house after a senate com mittee had rejected a last minute roposal by Secretary Woodin for mending the bills clause for in urancc of all bank deposits Just a short time before the sen te was to take up the bill the reasury head appeared before the anklng subcommittee which fram d the measure to urge a more lib ral insurance plan than had yet een considered but it was rejected nanimously Simultaneously the house rules ommittee granted right of way for he measure to Chairman Steagall f the house banking committee and rules Chairman Pou said he oped we can bring the bill be ire the house tomorrow Steagall told the committee the resident had no objection to im ediate consideration WISCONSIN MILK STRIKEOVERBUT GUARDS PATROL Thousands of Farmers Invade Madison for Demonstration MADISON Wis May 19 The Wisconsin milk pools strike arbitration committee today formal ly ratified the action of its confer ees with Gov A G Schedeman un der which the milk strike was de clared ended Despite last nights agreement thousands of farmers most of them wearing buttons or the Wisconsin milk pool and clad in working clothes Invaded Madison today for a demonstration They thronged the rotunda and corridors of the capi tol calling on their representatives m the legislature Many milled about outside the building The farmers came from various parts of the state particularly from Dodge county They were hurriedly notified of the march on Madison last night and apparently came here without knowing that the milk strike had been called off Governor Sneaks W A Markham Horicon counsel for the Dodge county milk pool called at the governors office to ask thechief executive to speak to the fanners at the university gym governor agreed Tn automobilesand trucks whichwere parked on the outskirts and walked to the capital in small groups Representatives of the farmers said they were trying to get In touch with Walter Singler president of the Wisconsin milk pool who it was understood had summoned Lhem to Madison for a demonstra tion They converged at Horicon and then proceeded to the capitol More Than 5000 Milo Singler brother of the pool irosident said more than 5000 had trrived by 10 a m and predicted hat 25000 more were on their way The Wisconsin cooperative milk pools strike which raged for six days and resulted in one death and he use of half the states militia orce to combat widespread disor ders ended today However the national guardsmen continued to patrol trouble zones to irevent groups over which the pool las no control from interfering with he marketing of dairy products Adj Gen Ralph M Immell said he would issue instructions for the vithdrawal of the troops later In he day Army BAYONETS FLASH IN MILK STRIKE BATTLE Ends in Agreement A three and a half hour confer ence In the office of Gov A G Schmedeman ended last night In agreement whereby the pool prom sed to cease picketing activities and the governor agreed to appoint a farmercontrolled committee to tudy the problems of agriculture Listed for study were The abolishment of the present ystem of base and surplus in pric ng milk butter and cheese reor ganization of the state department of agriculture divorce of chain store organizations front manufac ture and processing of food prod ucts a conference by the committee with Secretary of Agriculture Wal lace for the establishment of a fair price on dairy products under re cent federal regulations reporting of the committees findings such as are of national scope to the presi dent and congress and those of Tarn to Taffe 1 Column 7 Will Rogers SKYHARBOR Tenn May 19 in Hollywood break fast In Fort Worth lunch in Lit tle Rock and dinner In Cincinna ti and breakfast in Roosevelt ville D c depression conclud Going as a delegation of one from the American Comedians association to get some aid from the Reconstruction Finance No industry has been hit worse than the professional humor There Is too much unconscious amateur talent We hope to pay off the R F C Like the bankers and everybody else does in laughs Yours WILL 1933 McNntiRht ByndJcatft 3 FORMER SENATOR nice bURSotK Uibo Nearjy Two Score Years of Public Life at End for North Dakotan PIOTUKE ON PAGE 4 WASHINGTON May 19 Nearly two score years service In public life was at an end today for former Senator Porter J McCumber of North Dakota The 75 year old lawyerstatesman remembered chiefly as father of the pure food laws and coauthor of the much debated FordneyMcCumber tariff act of 1922 died late last night from a stroke suffered three days ago Funeral services and burial will be in Washington Satur day afternoon Defeated In 1922 After his defeat in 1922 primar ies by Lynn J Frazier incumbent McCumber who had held his senate seat since 1899 and had risen to the chairmanship of the powerful fi nance committee backed Frazier in the campaign because he bore the republican stamp and then re turned to law practice in Wahpe ton N Dak and later in Washing ton In 1925 he was appointed by President Coolidge to the inter national joint commission on dis putes between the United States arid Canada over boundary waters and served until his death Born in Illinois Born In Crete III Feb 3 1858 McCumber was educated in Roches ter Minn and the University of Michigan From there he went to Wahpeton and thence to high na tional assignments via service as county attorney and in both branches of the territorial legislature McCumber drew wide attention for his stand on the league of na tions issue as one of the few repub licans favoring United States par ticipation He is survived by Mrs McCumber a daughter Mrs Harrison Brand Jr and a son Donald all of Wash ington and a sister Mrs Sabina Salley of Arlington S Dak Wins Ktver Swiii IOWA CITY May 19 Grove Tulsa Okla won the Iowa river swim lowering his own record Russia Will TakePartin World Meet Litvinoff Expected to Head Delegation to MOSCOW May 19 soviet government it was learned today will accept the invitation to participate in the London economic conference Formal announcement to this effect may be expected in n few days Although the invitation was re ceived several days ago Moscow so far has withheld acceptance ap parently waiting to guage the ex tent of work opinion as to the use fulness of the parley What concrete proposals the soviet government will offer has not been revealed It was considered certain Maxim Litinoff commissar from foreign affairs will head the soviet delega tion Comment Roosevelt Appeal WASHINGTON May 19 The soviet government communi cated to President Roosevelt today that it felt certain his arms reduc tion appeal will meet with warm response from tne peoples of the union of soviet socialist republics Mode public at the white house as the latest of many commenda tory messages from among the 51 nations addressed this week by Mr Roosevelt it was signed by Presi dent Michall Kalinin of the all union centra executive committee of Moscow Some friends of soviet recogni tion had asserted that including Russia in the list foreshadowed official recognition of that govern ment but that interpretation re ceived no confirmation at the white house Urge Retirement of 572 Naval Officers WASHINGTON May 19 navy department economy board headed by Assistant Secretary Henry L Roosevelt today recom mended the retirement of 572 of ficers as a part of the economy program LONERS ON 18 in Segregation Cells as 14 of Convicts Still Refuse Food BALTIMORE May 19 Eighteen prisoners in the Mary land penitentiary including three lifers and several of national notor iety were in segregation cells to day as M of them continued their hunger strike for the fourth day The strike began Tuesday when three prisoners declined tile food offered them for breakfast and prison officials made no attempt to force them to eat William Niemoth 30 one of Chi cagos public enemies was one of the four men in the segregated group who were not on the hunger strike These weer blamed by of ficials for a large share of the un rest at the institution Participated In Holdup Niemoth is doing 10 years for participating in a payroll holdup in which one man was killed Warden Patrick J Brady said the hunger strikers will he al lowed to go hungry until they come to their senses He said the 18 were part of the group which had taken part in a strike in a workshop last Decem ber Besides the three life terms the sentences of the segregated men to tal 283 yearn and their crimes In clude murder payroll and bank holdups robbery burglary assault with intent to murder and escape Life Termers Named The life termers are Edward Harling 22 and Lcn Mercer 24 among the strikers and John Hnr vis 32 were convicted of par ticipating in the murder of a gro cer In 1920 Others were Frank James 31 Charles Krnmer 2G and Edward West 29 wanted in Philadelphia William E Gambrill 28 wanted in York Pa and James McCloskey 36 yet to be tried for murder of a Pikcsville jail turnkey Jerry Offereda another striker served terms In Atlanta nnd Leav enworth penitentiaries John Ryan 39 six years In solitary confine ment at Eastern penitentiary Penn and Frank Campbell 38 Negro in New Jersey HEADS INDORSE PUBLIC WORKS NDUSTRIAL ACT Ureen and Harriman at Hearing Before House Committee WASHINGTON May 19 Organized labor and industry joined oday in support ot President Roosevelts public worksindustry ontrol plan in testimony before the louae ways and means committee y William Green and Henry I Harriman the one president of the Vmorican Federation of Labor and he other head of the chamber of ommerce of the United States Testifying before the house ways md means committee after Scna or Wagner D N Y predicted he measure would put four million Tien to work Green approved the Support Salea Tax Asked which of the four methods roposed by Budget Director Doug as he would use to finance the 53300000000 bond issue for public vorks Green replied that while la or always has been uncomprom singly opposed to the principle of he sales tax he personally would support the sales tax the revenue was restricted to financing the pub ic works bill and the tax used only during the emergency Green said that while labor would oppose the nocalled break fast tax program it would not ob ject to a raise in income taxes im position of income rates upon stock dividends and a boost Sn gasoline taxes f A Green said that with tfjeidoptl on of two language dealing with what he called yellow dog contracts la bor will extend to this proposed leg islation its full complete and hearty indorsement Senator Wagner declined to sup port any specific tax plan for serv icing the 53300000000 public works arogram As hearings proceeded it was dis closed that an oil control provision may be attached to the bill said the public works pro gram ought to be amended to pro vide expenditure of five billion dol lars instead of the administrations figure of 3300000000 Son of Secretary of Treasury in Hospital WINSLOW Ariz May 19 Although reported by attending physicians to be not in a serious condition William Woodin Jr son of the secretary of the United States treasury was confined to a hospital today The young man suf fered a heart attack yesterday shortly after an airplane in which he had flown from Tucson landed here Meat Train Wrecked Near Fort Madison FORT MADISON May 19 A Santa Fe meat train No 40 en route to Chicago was wrecked about five miles west of here at this morning Twentyfour cars containing dressed poultry butter meat and gasoline were piled up MAKESESCJTPE FROM HOSPITAL NEW YORK May 19 lice today broadcast an alarm for Joseph W Harriman former head of the Harriman National Bank and Trust company who they said es caped from an East Sixtyfirst street hospital this morning IOWA WEATHER Partly rlnniiy and cooler prolinhly nhowors In south cen tral anil extreme cast portion Friday night Saturday gener ally fair cooler In east and south preceded hy shouors in extreme southeast portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hours ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 85 Ionfst In night 39 At 8 n m Friday 65 Precipitation 11 of an Inch The temperature reached a new high for the season Thursday ;