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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa E R 11 is MEM OF iO Iowas worm lotvas MttA DAILY PAPER w Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME ED VOL XL ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 21 1934 TIUS PAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 192 Fails to Pay Up His Debt Garner Absent as McAdoo Bill Is Voted on By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON May 12 Vice President Garner missed an opportunity in the senate re cently to pay something on account for po litical favors re ceived from his good friend Wil liam G McAdoo Wnether he purposely passed up the chance only Cactus Jack himself knows It happened this Senator McAdoo has been absent from thei senate for some time due to illnessl When the bill authorizing federal lojans to industry came up for consideration he called on his colleagues Hiram Johnson to pinch liit for hiim in an effort to obtain adoption Of anamendment in which he was particularly interested A California Eider It that in a certain part of the city of Los Angeles there is a privately owned utility supplying power arid light in direct competi tion with the municipally owned plant It is the desire of the city to pur chase tbe privately owned plant not only to eliminate controversies which have arisen continually but also because cheaper rates can be given the people than those they now arc paying McAdoo wanted an amendment attached to the bill which would have authorized the reconstruction financa corporation to make a loan to Los Angeles sufficient to acquire the privately owned utility The authors of the of the Barkley of if opposed toe move on ies that it would open up TlieJpresccn ofloans by the RFC to every community inthe country for the purchase or construction of mu nicipal plants Johnson put up such a strongplea for McAdoo however that the amendment came within an eyelash of passage A Tie Vote The vote was 37 to 37 Vice Presi dent Garner who had it within his power to break the tie was not in the chair He had been only a short while before but just before this vote had retired from the chamber leaving Senator McGill of Kansas presiding He didnt return either until the whole matter was over Johnson was able a little later to get Robinson of Indiana into the chamber to move a reconsideration of the vote but it was too late Op ponents of the amendment mean while managed to marshal addi tional strength and Johnson was de feated by two votes on the roll call Had the vice president been in the chair on the first vote however it might have been a different story Killed in Auto Accident AKRON May 21 Boden of Akron was dead today as a result of an automobile accident yesterday when his car went into a ditch near here Five others were slightly injured WeS 1 FORECAST tOWA Local thunderstorms Monday afternoon and night with generally lair Tuesday Much cooler except Tuesday in the northwest portion MINNESOTA Unsettled and cooler Monday night local frost in north portion if sky clears generally fair and continued cool Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 97 Lowest in Night 73 At 8 A M Monday 77 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum In Night 99 67 Saturdays maximum of 99 rank ed as the highest of the year thus 1 far being half a degree higher than j the maximum of the previous day j Sunday brought a likely looking i bank of clouds in the northwest in 1 the afternoon and a shower was so i nearby in the night that thunder I was heard here Early Monday morning a few rops fell on Mason City and a light sprinkle arrived during the after loon but lasted ony a short time ind by 3 oclock skies were begin ling to clear 3 MEN ACCUSED IN OSAGE KILLING Darrow Board Assails Criticism of Report PLANS ANOTHER REPORT DARES NRA TO ANSWER President Roosevelt to Allow Body to Go Out of Existence WASHINGTON May 21 The national recovery review board in a three page statement today assailed the criticism on its report made by NRA officials promised a second report before the end of the week and challenged NRA to ans wer that one It had announced that President Roosevelt will permit the board in vestigating NRA monopolies to go out of existence upon completion of ts present work expected in a few days Offers No Comment The report of the board excoriat iig the NRA and advocating gov ernment ownership and control of industry was made public last night The president offered no comment oday on the clash between the monopoly board headed by Clarence Darrow national recovery administration directed by Hugh S Fohnson Savage and Wolfish The Darrow group will conclude ts work very quickly thus dispos ing of tiedemandof Johnson for he resignation of Darrow The report said All competition is savage wol ish and relentless and can be noth ng else One may as well dream of making war ladylike as of making competition fair The socialistic alternative of gov irnment ownership was suggested in Charred Body of Man Is Found in Ruins of Blaze Packing Plants on Business Just as Normal PICTURES ON PAGE 4 CHICAGO May 21 charred body of a man was found in the ruins of Chicagos stock yards today as crews of workmen roped through the debris of Satur days fire preparing the way for re j builders Damage estimated ranged WHYISACHISELER WASHINGTON May 21 Why does a chiseler chisel On that question Clarence Darcows board and NRA are at each others throats Sometimes said the Darrow commissions scorching report the socalled chiseler is the pub lics ally a little businessman struggling to prevent the total absorption of an industry or in terest into a monopolistic organ ization or chain Donald Richberg NRA counsel snapped back with a retort that the Darrow board lent its ear to the sophistical misleading ar guments of real chiselers and became the mouthpiece for a petty unfair attack a supplementary report signed by Darrow 77 year old lawyer and one other board 0 Thompson of Chicago former law partner of Darrow It said The choice is between monopoly sustained by government which is clearly the trend in the national re covery administration and a plan ned economy which demands so cialized ownership and control Use of Resources The hope of the American peo ple lies in the planned use of Amer Tnrn Io Page 2 Cfllumn 6 BORAH CALLS FOR CURB UPON ARMS Senator Declares That Even More Drastic Laws Are Needed WASHINGTON May 21 a scathing denunciation of munition makers Senator Borah called for a strict curb today on the internation al traffic in materials of war Even more drastic legislation is needed the republican independent said than the Geneva arms embargo treaty that President Roosevelt has asked the senate to ratify The arms treaty now before the senate is of very little worth the Idaho senator said last night in an interview Munition manufacturers saw to it that it was of very little worth Asserting that the Gran Cbaco war between Bolivia and Paraguay and the arms treaty requires imme diate consideration he said They remind us again that the manufacture and sale of munitions Is perhaps the worlds grcates menace to peace from to 58000000 Through acres of hot ashes into heaps of bricks skeletons of old landmarks and twisted steel girders the exploring dug hunting valued documents and property that may have survived the holocaust and hoping the loss of human life would not grow The one known victom was Isaac Means 60 year old watqhman who discovered the first tongues of flame in the cattle pens near the Fortythird street viaduct The charred body was found less than two blocks from the point where Means shouted to other workers Its a fire Burned to Death So quickly did the blaze spread on the wings of a brisk southwest wind that Means was overtaken and burned to death before he could make his way out of the labyrinth of livestock corrals One other death was attributed indirectly to the dis aster Walter Burnfield 33 who dropped dead of excitement as he watched the flames The great jacking plants of Swift Armour Morris and Wilson were never endangered as the hot breeze fanned the fire eastward and away from the big processing houses flanking the acres of open pens on the west Big Packers Operate These packers little affected by the blaze were operating today and even the banks that were reduced to ruins announced business as usual in temporary quarters Trading on the countrys leading livestock exchange started a little late today but the morning arrivals of livestock were only a little smaller than was anticipated in Sat Tutn to Page S Column Drought Spreads Further Damage and Pests Help Some Rains Come but They Are Too Light to Give Much Benefit By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Drought aided by grasshoppers and chinch bugs spread further de struction through the grain belt to day increasing crop losses to as jigh as 85 per cent in some sec tions Many farmers prayed Sunday in churches for rain Some rains came jut they were too light to bring much benefit More local showers were forecast Even ideal weather said agricul ural experts could not now afford any material relief in much of the midwest Cut 40 Per Cent Nebraska farmers reported all crops in the central part of the state including oats hay and other small grains have been cut 40 per cent Indianas hay crop is cut 50 per cent and wheat and oats are se verely damaged Corn is germinat ing slowly With hay and pastures most af flicted crops throughout Wisconsin are menaced No spring planting has been done in several sections Corn is suffering Grasshopper Epidemic Minnesota is suffering from an epidemic of grasshoppers The yield of spring wheat will not reach 85 per cent of normal Some unofficial estimates were that the wheat crop yield in Kansas will not exceed 50 per cent Corn planting will be deferred in several parts of the state Mild rains fell Sunday in Wiscon sin northern Michigan central Ne braska and Minnesota Local show ers were forecast today for southern Illinois Indiana lower Michigan Wisconsin Missouri Iowa Minne sota and the eastern parts of the Dakotas Nebraska and Kansas Thunderstorms were predicted for parts of Iowa and Kansas ARRESTED AGAIN H SHOEMAKtH SHOEMAKER HELD IN STRIKE filOTS Minnesota Solon Taken to Headquarters No Charge Lodged Against Him MINNEAPOLIS May 21 The law laid its hands on Congress man Francis H Shoemaker again today when the Minnesota legisla tor was taken into custody at the city market place where he was mingling with the crowd of police and striking truck drivers Congressman Shoemaker without tie and in shirt was carry ng a broom handle when officers took him into custody No charges ere lodged against him at police headquarters but he was marked held Officers said Shoemaker refused to move on when the police and spe cial duties with which the market place teemed today as employers prepared to move trucks in the face of the city wide strike of drivers ordered him and group of strike pickets to disperse Roosevelt Puts Off Sending Message of Silver to Congress WASHINGTON May 21 I Submission of President Roosevelts silver message to congress was postponed today until tomorrow for a final checkup on details with treasury aides Mr Roosevelt had ready a message indorsing the mandatory proposal to make silver a definite part of the metallic base for American currency PLAN OPPOSITION FOR CHINCH BUG Rainey Gathers Senate and House Group to Hear Drake Report WASHINGTON May 21 The chinch bug now menacing six midwestern states may run into a million dollars worth of opposition Speaker Rainey gathered a group of senate and house members today to hear a report from Dr C J Drake state entomoligist of Iowa The problem was to decide what immediate action may be taken to ward appropriating to fight the bugs The officials hope they can begin their program of drought relief in and eastern Montana this year Fed eral funds are beginning to filter out through county relief organiza tions to farmers Estimates were that SSOO000000 would be needed for the relief pro gram in addition to the funds to be appropriated under the JonesCon nally act for purchases of beef cat tle REGIONAL LABOR BOARD SEEKS TO SETTLE TROUBLE 35000 Vote to Strike in Sympathy 37 Hurt in Rioting MINNEAPOLIS May 21 The regional labor board went into session here this afternoon with ful authority from Washington to cal in both sides in the strike of truck drivers which has paralyzed com mercial truck transportation and resulted in serious injuries to nearly three score persons since it began nearly a week ago The Minneapolis Building Trades council embracing 35000 workers voted to walk out in a sympathy strike here today shortly after 37 men including both union truck driver strikers and police officers were injured as police sought ro break the paralysis of commercial truck traffic Vote to Strike C Hagland secretary of the Building Trades council announced the strike vote shdrtly after truck union heads had withdrawn a force of pickets estimated at 500 from the market area where police failed in a fight to permit movement of trucks Not a single truck moved out of the market area In the market place melee one policeman Was stabbed a striker was believedtohave suffered a frac tured sktill and twoother police of ficers suffered broken bones as both sides rushed in with clubs Strikers were armed with pipes clubs and sticks Police swung night sticks and finally quelled the disorder by a show of riot guns The guns were not used however The casualty list included IS policemen and 19 strikers Hospitals Are Taxed Hospital facilities were taxed by the emergency cases Officials of the central labor union called rioters away from the scene of the market fight to meet in the labor temple with an announce ment they hoped to effect a truce One thousand special policemen were added to the normal force of the police department and 300 spe cial deputy sheriffs were on duty today 200 of them participating in the market place dispute Chief of Police Michael Johnannes ordered every man on the night po lice shift to report for duty imme diately and sent out a further order canceling all vacations and recalled all men on leave An appeal to the national labor board in Washington to step in and end the strike was dispatched to the capitol today by a committee of 12 private Minneapolis citizens Further Riots Feared The appeal pointed out that un less definite steps are taken further riots are feared and that threat ened calling out of military forces by the governor might result in fur ther disorders possible bloodshed or loss of life The request declared that an mergency exists and that prompt vigorous action was necessary all the overtures for settlement had been withdrawn with no possibility for peaceful settlement remaining and that sympathetic strikes might Turn in Page 2 Column 1 DECLARED INSANE Henry Pinneke 40 who ad mitted setting lircs at the E j Morse Pcdelty Threshing and Northwestern Distributing com panies was committed Monday to the state hospital for the In sane at Cherokee He had been paroled from the Institution in 1U17 after a six months stay Local officials expected to take Finneko to Cherokee Tuesday Local Boy 9 Hit by Truck Dies at Once Robert Tanner Struck by Load of Hogs on Federal Avenue x Robert Tanner 9 year old son of Mr1 and Mrs Louis Tanner 112 if South Federal avenue was killed almost instantly about oclock Monday niqijiing when struck by a truckload of hogs driven by Har old W Bullard Cambridge The boy started to Cross the street in front ParapayArmy in Position to Start Big Push Men and Guns Lined Up for Great Offensive Against Fort BaliivJan ASUNCION Paraguay May 21 men and guns were thrown into position along a 25 miles front today in preparation for a great offensive against the nost important Bolivian stronghold n the Gran Chaco Fort Ballivian Bolivian forces opened hostilities yesterday with a surprise attack jut were repulsed with the loss of 200 men Wellinformed sources believed the rojected engagement will prove the crucial battle in the warfare over i afternoon of 106 South Federal avenue and darted out from behind a parked car as Mr B u 11 a r d drove by He vas on his way to a store across the street for a quart of milk The truck was moving south at the time of the accident Mr Bullard had stop ped at the inter section at First Robert Tanner street and South Federal avenue and had started his truck through on the green light He had passed a streetcar and was coming into clear traffic when the boy started across the street It was believed by Coroner J E McDonald that the truck ran over the boy The boy was taken from under the truck in an unconscious condition and rushed to the hospital by Mr Bullard Vertebra Fractured The first vertebra in the neck was fractured and there appeared to be a punctured fracture at the base of the skull according to Dr McDon ald There were also multiple bruises on ttetodsone large one of which the mark of the wheel across tie thigh Mr Bullard was held for ques tioning although the fatality was reported as accidental by Dr Mc Donald Mr Bullard has been working for Ed Pierce owner of is fanner near the truck who Hanlontown In Fourth Grade Robert Tanner is survived by his parents little sister Betty Jean 5 years and Rolland 18 months He was a pupil in the fourth grade of the Central school Funeral arrangements had not the Gran Chaco jungle border re jion In Vast Forests After sweeping over all Bolivian orts throughout the Chaco the Paraguayan high command has con centrated approximately 40000 men divided into four units in the vast orests of the Chaco Beyond these positions the Chaco lecomes a plain In strongly entrenched positions anged before the important Fort Bolivia has more than 15000 men and heavy reinforcements of young men and reserves now in training vere expected shortly 25 Mile Front It was considered possible Para fuayan officers might coordinate heir forces for immediate action to ope with the situation before Bo ivian reinforcements arrive Along a 25 mile front beginning at the Pilcomayo river and extend ng inward Paraguay placed field funs and machine guns facing Fort Ballivian after two months of prep aration With the arrival of Colonel Fran o commanding two divisions ob lervers believed the Paraguayan rray was ready to attack in a con istent drive The body waa tuKen to the Randall funeral home Bulgarian Coup Aims at Change in Whole System New Government Soon May Succeed Army Dictatorship BOMB EXPLODES IN POSTOFFICE Clerks Hand Shattered by Infernal Machine Meant for Balkans WASHINGTON May 21 bomb which inspectors say was des tined for the Balkans exploded in the postoffice dead letter office to day shattering a clerks hand and slightly injuring a Negro messenger It was concealed in a hollowedout book and went off when the volume was opened by Myrton L Genung Genung was in too critical a con dition to tell what happened He specialized in improperly wrapped or addressed parcels ad dressed to foreign countries from Maryland Delaware West Virginia Virginia North Carolina and the District of Columbia W H Jackson the messenger cut by flying glass from Genungs table top said he was bending over an other table when the explosion oc curred He looked up to see Genung dazed stumbling about with blood streaming down from his hand FREED ON BONDS ON CHARGES OF MANSLAUGHTER Boy Hit by Stray Shot While Bathing in Cedar River OSAGE May local men were released today on bonds of 52000 each charged with man slaughter in the death of Jean Pierce 14 who was shot yesterday afternoon while he was bathing in the Cedar river The three men are Oscar Pohle 44 local druggist Glenn Hill 35 electric meter reader and Brving Martin 40 furnace re pair men The boy who is the son of Mr and Mrs J M Pierce was bathing alone in the Cedar river just west of Osage when the tragedy occured His family was picnicking in the Lewis Husselman woods Members of his family officers were told called to the persons above stream o stop shooting but they might not have heard these calls it was said Shooting at Marks A group of men upstream about 220 yards were shooting at various marks including objects floating in he water Some brush obstructed heir vision partly down the water Sheriff Charles Kathan stated When one bullet struck the water near the boy he laughingly said Theyll hit me next time The next bullet struckthe boy who was waist deep water He was tilt in the head about oclock was rushed to a Mason 2S in the afteMHjou He 10 oclock Investigation Is Made The three men who were arrested were at a point known as Little Spring when the shooting occurred Sheriff Kathan said they had a case of beer with them and he was in vestigating to determine whether had any other intoxicating liquor near Shortly after the shooting an in vestigation was started by officers The three men were arrested and placed in jail Sunday evening about 6 oclock A hearing was held before Justice of the Peace Arthur Hungerford shortly before midnight and bonds for the three men fixedThey fur nished bonds and were released Inquest Is Planned An inquest was planned for Mon day afternoon in the death of the small boy A hearing for the three men was Monday morning ad journed until Thursday pending the Turn to Page i Iolumn 3 wpyright 1934 by the Associated Tress SOFIA Bulgaria May possibility of1 a new govern ment succeeding Bulgarias fascist minded military dictatorship as soon as it has completed its im mediate task of reorganizing the country on authpritary basis was the subject of discussion and con jecture today Questioned by the Associated Press on this point Kimori Gueor guieff who became premier under the guns of the military Saturday avoided a direct denial that his government is temporary It is our intention4 he said to give this country a strong stable government The real purpose of the bloodless bulletless coup detat he empha sized was not to change persons but to change the system Gueorguieff expressed conviction that the Bulgarian army is unani mously behind the new regime which had won general acclaim to day with promises to balance the budget reestablish credit raise the cultural level of villages and make credit assessible to farmers Rec ognizing its patriotic duty at a crit ical moment the army intervened to upset the outworn governmental system although its desire always has been to remain outside the struggle of political parties the 52yearold premier said adding But the recent shameful spec tacles exhibited by political parties absolutely convinced us meaning Gueorguieff and his Zveno non partisan group that there was no other way out except through im mediate and effective intervention by our army BREAKS NECK WHILE DIVING Dan Conaway Des Moines in Serious Condition at Hospital Dan C Conaway 23 Des Moines was in serious condition at the Park hospital Monday suffering from a broken neck The injury was re ceived in diving from the dock at the Wellmon bathhouse at Clear Lake into about two feet of water late Sunday afternoon He was ad mitted to the hospital at oclock in the afternoon Mr Conaway is a brother of John R Conaway transmission man vilh the Northwestern Bel Telephone company and had been visiting in Mason City Firemen Wake Man Who Dreamed His House Was on Fire SAINT JOHN N B May 21 LP is a fire not a fire An elderly resident of Saint John knows the answer to that one When its a nightmare Dreaming that his house was afire the man a win dow and turned in an alarm He was awakened by firemen who found him near the call box DESSERT BOOKLET Desesrts by Famous Women is n 32 page booklet filled with niore than 100 dessert recipes by famous American women hostesses at of ficial tables in Washington and leaders in other cities and in many walks of life This unusual collec tion of ideas for attractive desserts and rules for 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