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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1934, Mason City, Iowa COMP URION E R HIS MEM ART OEPT OF IQrtA OF 5 UOIN PS I Worffc Iowas DAILY PAPER EJrftfed for ifee Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITIO VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PJIESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 22 1934 TUIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 193 lowans in Washington New Activity Seen in Selection of US Judge 1 KILLED AND 44 INJURED IN RIOT By DON MCGUIKE ASHINGTON May 22 present week should see new activity in the selection of an eighth circuit judge to succeed the late WilJiam S Kenyon After a several months deadlock between the Iowa house democrats and Senator Lou is Murphy over the candidate the latter has taken steps to break the im passe He sent a letter to the house members asking them to support his candidate who is considered on good authority still to be Seth Thomas of Fort Dodge Thomas is now general counsel for the agri cultural adjustmentadministration Any move by the house demo crats to join with Murphy means their withdrawal of support for Representative Edward C Eicher whom they have backed solidly for the post Murphys continued oppo sition to Eicher however virtu ally blocks any possibility of his getting the job Confirmation of the appointment must be made before congress ad journs or go over until the next session So it is likely that some decision will be made soon Delayed by Absence Action by the house members has been temporarily delayed by the ab sence of Eicher from the city The justice department it is un derstood is agreeable to recom mending whoever meets the ap proval of the Iowa delegation While the post need not go to an lowan It has been tacitly agreed that Ken yons successor will be from his Jjome state the deadlock cootirv to heselected rrom ocneTstate Beifcitoi JoeHob inson of Arkansas issaidto havea candidate in mind and no doubt other senators are ready to step for ward with an appointment if they are given the opportunity The cir Siiit embraces Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Nebraska South Dakota and North Dakota i Several in High Fosts I Appointment of J W Studebaker i of Dea Moines as federal commis sioner of education brings another lowan to a high position in govern mental affairs To name a few of them there are Secretary of Agriculture Wallace Harry L Hopkins the relief admin istrator Chester Davis the agricul tural adjustment administrator and J N Darling chief of the bureau of survey T J Edmonds of Des Moines was Ojjie of the participants in the ought conference last week Ed CITind3 is now field representative thr the federal emergency relief ad Mnistration i Two Chicago Youths Get 10 Year Terms on Burglary Count BURLINGTON May 22 William Yearman and Kenneth Lamb 17 year old Chicago youths charged with breaking and enter ing pleaded guilty here today and were sentenced to serve not to ex ceed 10 years in the state reform atory at Anamosa They were brought here by Sheriff Oakes of Louisa county and were charged with having broken into a garage and stealing a car at Grandview Jfr Wea Roosevelt Calls for Legislation to Aid Silver BILL OFFERED TO ENLARGE USE OF METAL IN MONEY Nationalizing Monetary Supply Authorized by Measure WASHINGTON May 22 Legislation was introduced in con gress today at the request of Presi dent Roosevelt to provide for in creasing the amount of silver in the nations monetary stocks In a special message the presi dent recommended that congress declare American policy to be to enlarge the use of silver with the ultimate objective of having one fourth of the monetary stocks in silver and threefourths in gold This proposal which would be mandatory represented the com promise worked out during pro longed negotiations between mem bers of the senate silver bloc and the administration Take Over Supply Another clause would authorize the president to take over the na tions monetary silver as was done in gold This national ization provision however is per missive The bill authorizes an apropria tion of 500000 to carry out the purchase and nationalization pro gram and such additional sums an nually as are needed The secretary of the treasury directed to purcnase silver at home and ahfoad atsuch rates times and terms as he maydeem reasonable and most advantageous to the pub lic interest Purchases Limited Purchases in the domestic mar ket would be limited to 50 cents an ounce on stocks held on May 1 Whenever the mraket price ex ceeded the monetary value of the metal or when the monetary stocks weregreater than the 25 per cent ratio the secretary could sell silver Ke would be further authorized and directed to issue silver certifi cates in a face amount not less than the cost of all silver purchased There would be maintained in the treasury as security for the silver certificates outstanding an amount of silver bullion and standard silver dollars of a monetary value equal to the face amount of the certifi cates Silver Legal Tender All silver certificates would be legal tender and redeemable on de mand in standard silver dollars and the secretary would be authorized to coin silver dollars for such re demption He would be further authorized with the approval of the president to investigate regulate and pro hibit by license or otherwise the ac quisition importation exportation or transportation of silver A violator of the regulations would be subject to a fine of or 10 years Imprisonment Nationalization Clause Under the nationalization clause the president when in his judgment action was deemed necessary to reg Turn to page column 1 Threaten to Hurl 5 Profs Out Window Yugoslav Students in Control of Two U Buildings BELGRADE Yugoslavia May 22 students in control j of two university juiidings stood off a police attempt to supress tneir rioting today with the warning that they would throw five professors they hold as hostages from the high windows if the police enter Six hundred students incuding 60 coeds took over the two build ings yesterday Police were rushed from all over the capital city to form a cordon around the university district Off Water They have cut off the water which supplies the building and have also stopped the water mains for all buildings within a two blocks radius of the university buildings The police announced they ex pected an early surrender of the stubborn students as a result but this afternoon the students stli de fied the authorities The students leaders announced they had filled every available re ceptacle in the two buildings with water and that they had sufficient food to stand off a five day siege As hostages they hold the dean of the faculty of law the dean of philosophical faculty and three other professors Smash Furniture Already they have smashed most of the furniture in the buildings and have destroyed laboratory equip ment in the famous scientific insti tution worth thousands of dollars They said they would not leave unless the police cordons were withdrawn When the strike broke out the leaders of the students announced they were protesting against the retention of the present minister of education Elija Sumenkovich He was appointed to the cabinet Jan 27 Sumenkovich serves under Pre mier Nikola Uzunovich I ft FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday slightly cooler in southeast portions Tuesday night and somewhat warmer Wednesday in south and extreme east por tions MINNESOTA Unsettled in north possibly showers in ex treme north Tuesday night fair to partly cloudy in south slightly warmer Tuesday night except in extreme southeast cooler Wednesday in northwest LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 25 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 84 Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A M Tuesday 55 Rainfall 09 A distinct chilliness claimed the North Iowa stage Monday night following a day which brought Ma son City its first measurable rain in 10 days and brought the months sadly deficient precipitation total to 79 of an inch MOST OF IOWA GETS SHOWERS Heaviest Precipitation in Southeastern Part of State DES MOINES May 22 Light showers fell over most of Iowa within the last 24 hours bringing local drought relief the weather bureau reported today The heaviest precipitation was reported from the southeastern part of the state the bureau reported Iowa City received the heaviest rain of A5 of an inch Davenport received 44 Burlington 43 Lamoni 26 Albia 21 and Kenkuk 20 The lightest precipitation was re ported from Sioux City where only 01 of an inch fell Des Moines Du buque and Charles City each re ported 02 of an inch Accompanying the showers was a general drop in temperature High temperatures in the state yesterday were recorded as Iowa City 94 de grees Creston Clarinda and Mar shalltown 93 Dubuque 92 and Des Moines 91 Officers Release Man After Probe of Kidnap Report Calmar Boy Went Willingly for Ride Declares Sheriff Graf CALMAR May of Wiuneshiek and Fayette counties spent a hectic night on the trail of what they believed was a kidnaper Further investigation showed how ever that Billy Soule 10 Calmar merely went for a joyride yester day afternoon to West Union Offi cers this morning released a man who was first believed to have taken the role of kidnaper j Sheriff Mike Graf of Decorah said the little boy had asked a man for a ride from Calmar to West Union The man was willing to take him and called at the school for him Miss Wiemark the teacher refused to let the boy leave his third grade studies without permission from his mother and sent him home to ask her When the boy failed to appear at home about 7 oclock last night an investigation was started Supt J C Iverson notified Sheriff Graf who got in touch with Sheriff H L Nehring of West Union The boy was found in West Union and taken to his home at 2 oclock this morn ing A man was arrested at Randalia in connection with the boys ride but officers said they learned from this man that the boy went will ingly in fact insisted on taking the auto trip Gasoline Burns Fatal to Shenandoah Girl SHENANDOAH May 22 Marjorie Westman 19 daughter of Mr and Mrs William Westman of Essex died here today as a result of burns received Monday when a valve popped off a gasoline stove she was lighting Theater Robbed of S400 CLARINDA May 22 man Field theater manager was robbed of 400 by two unmasked bandits The money represented two days receipts at the theater GENEHOWESAYS ROOSEVELT HAS FULL MASTERY Amarillo Editor Claims Half of Advisers Are V Yes Men AMARILLO Texas May 22 Howe Amarillo editor said today a survey he had just com pleted revealed President Roosevelt as having complete mastery of the nation in contrast with the 50 men James W Gerard said were running the United States in 1930 Howe son of Ed Howe famous Kansas editorand a controver sialist who has tilted with Mary Garden and other natables picked 49 of the presidents chief advisers who are consulted at his pleasure rather than their leasure He called at least half of them yes men and said there is not one of the remainder who can speak for the president without first consult ing him Wife Heads List Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt heads the list of advisers which Howe with the aid of newspapermen in Wash ington New York Chicago and other eastern cities selected after a months survey Howe made one trip through the east to obtain firsthand information Gerards list was made up prin cipally of bankers financiers and big industrialists Howe found that these classes are not represented among Roosevelts advisers The closest approach to a fin ancier he BernardBa ruch Then there is Jesse Jones a spectacular real estate operator Jones who is a natural leader and tremendously ambitious is reason ably close to Roosevelt but the president keeps everyone at a re spectful distance Intellectual Valet Louis McHenry Howe is his in tellectual valet Jim Farley his po litical strategist whose advice is seldom taken except regarding party organization Vice President Gamer doesnt speak or under stand the language of most of those who surround the president but is loyal Hugh Johnson is a bogey man who overdid it He takes orders from the president The thunder is his own the lightning Roosevelts Rex Tugwell is a socialite a brilliant conversationalist a dull thinker He has become publicity goat of the administration and likes it Salvos hurled at him are intended for the president He is headed out Not Verv Brainy Howe said he found the brain trust not very brainy and Roose velts cabinet mediocre One or two of the cabinet mem bers simply answer roll call he said They dont know what it is all about Cordell Hull Henry Wal lace and Harold Ickes stand out in the cabinet They have a deeper and more profound understanding of the Turn to pnge 5 column 3 FIGHTING RftGES ON CHACO FRONT Bolivian Forces Attempt to Draw Premature Attack by Paraguay ASUNCION Paraguay May 22 fightingraged today along scattered sections of the Chaco front as Bolivian forces man euvered in an attempt to draw the Paraguayan army into a premature offensive upon Fort Ballivian An advance of the Paraguayan left wing to the north was reported but the minister of defense in Asun cion said word from the battle zones indicated the Paraguayan command was not ready to launch its general advance The delay in opening the offensive against the fort Bolivias most im portant stronghold indicated that General Jose Estigarribia is taking fully into consideration the dangers that await his troops in what prob ably will be the decisive battle of the Gran Chaco warfare Between the Paraguayan army and thefort lies a milewide plain Beyond before Fort Ballivian the Bolivian smaller in strongly entrenched Paraguay has 40000 men concen trated along a 25 miles front Bo livia 15000 in and before the fort AS MINNEAPOLIS TRUCK DRIVERS RIOTED DECLARE TRUCE When the steps truck drivers staged a riot in Minneapolis one striker tried to calm his members by pleading from of a patrol wagon rickets and policemen were Injured In the disorder Associated Press WANTS PROBE OF DARROW REPORT Britten Proposes Inquiry to Determine Whether to Abolish NRA WASHINGTON May 22 A congressional investigation of the NRA and theRooseveltDarrow boarof review whether the NRA should be abolished wag proposed in a resolution today by Representative Britten R 111 Meanwhile Hugh S Johnson the NRA administrator said at a press conference that the forthcoming Darrow report on additional codes would be answered by NRA as the first one was He predicted however that with the review boards general conclus ions out of the way answering the second report would be much ampler Challenge Richberg Yesterday Clarence Darrow bead of the review board and his as sociates issued a statement chal lenging Donald Richberg NRA gen eral counsel and his expert staff of evasionists to dispose of the sec ond report and in 150 pages as they did the first Beyond that comment and re peating that he still thought it would be all to the good to have a semijudicial body with a detached attitude pass on NRA codes and suggest improvements Johnson de clined to go any further with Dar rows discussions Part of Administration The Britten measure provides that the RooseveltDarrow board of re view be maintained as an integral part of the national recovery ad ministration until such a time as a special committeee of five members of the house appointed by the speaker shall have investigated ev ery phase of the basis of the report just made public which exposes a condition that is in complete con flict with the desires of the presi dent and his policies Should the investigation of the select committee of the house sub stantiate the findings of the Roose veltDarrow board it shall then recommend to the house proper leg islation for the immediate abolish ment of the national recovery ad ministration Grand Old Man General Johnson indicated he blamed other than Darrow for the report Of the 77 year old criminal lawyer he said He is a grand old man who has long had my admiration and affec tion If we had had only Clarence Darrow and the original board to deal with we would have seen some real constructive action It was the camp followers who came in later that made the trouble It was indicated that he was talk ing mainly about Charles Edward Russell noted socialist who has been at Darrows elbow through the report grafting and whose phrases are spotted by many who know him throughout tbe boards general find ings Some thought he might refer also to Lowell Mason Illinois law Torn ti X column I Ask 2 Year Moratorium on Livestock Mortgages Government Newest Attack Upon Drought Menace WASHINGTON May 22 The governments newest attack on the drought menace was launched today in the form of a call for two year moratorium on livestock mortgages The plan as announced by Harry L Hopkins calls for agreements be tween creditors and farmers that foreclosures on livestock will not be pushed If creditors dn foreclose the re lief administration will undertake to supply necessary animals as part of the rural rehabilitation program Another new step called for wager by the government of 000000 in forage crop seed in a gamble that rain would come in time to make it grow The new emergency drought re lief committee headed by Dr B W Sheets of the bureau of animal in dustry and including representa tives of the farm farm credit and relief administrations continued work on cattle buying feed ship ment and other plans It laid the groundwork for immediate action when funds are appropriated by congress The forest service renewed its warnings of possible fires One fire in the municipal forest playgrounds of Phoenix Ariz swept over 5000 acres of Umber FRECHETTE CASE GIVEN TO JURORS Dillinger Sweetheart Weeps as Lawyer Pleads for Her Freedom ST PAUL May 22 case of Evelyn Frechette Dr Clayton E May and Mrs Augusta Salt charged with conspiracy to harbor John Dil linger was given to a jury in federal district court at p m today Miss Frechette FrenchIndian sweetheart of the resperado wept in the courtroom as she heard her counsel Louis Piquett of Chicago plead with a jury in his final arguments to free her and send her back to the reservation RUSSELL SEEN AS GHOSTWRITER Noted Socialist Reportet Board Report WASHINGTON May 22 Charles Edward Russell silver hair ed crusader who had several fingers in the DarrowNRA pie is tired The Fourth of July will find him in Switzerland just living He is weary of the turmoil of material things which he regards as in a mess Russell a critic for 60 yearu of thiugsastheyare is the noted so cialist who Donald Richberg says wrote the Darrow boards reoort scorching the NRA Russell how ever is not acknowledging that he was the ghost writer of the fa mous report Wont Be Interviewed You are trying to interview me he smiled at reporters amid the hubbub of Darrow headquarters I wont be interviewed I didnt have much to do with the report Im not in public life I dont want any office I havent anything to sell I dont like personal adver tising Some readers of the Darrow re port believe they have spotted sev eral passages that sound like Rus sell long time reporter editpr and author of Why I Am a Socialist One they hit upon is Born In Davenport All composition is savage wolf ish and relentless One may as well dream of making war ladylike as of making competition fair Russell bom in Davenport Iowa in 1860 grew up in a print shop his father was a small town news paper man By the turn of the cen tury he was exposing the sins of trusts and writing such books as Lawless Wealth STRIKE BATTLES Special Deputies Routed by Truck Drivers and Sympathizers MINNEAPOLIS May 22 CTV One man was killed and at least 44 ther persons were injured some seriously in a riot at the city mar today where striking truck driv es and sympathizers congregated to halt movement of tnicks C Arthur Lyman vice president md general manager of the Arner can Ball company died at General lospital of a fractured skull sulfer d in the melee of strikers and po ice centered in the area a scant two blocks from the heart of the downtown district Lyman had volunteered as a spe cial deputy sheriff to help quell the Lyman3 death occurred shortly after a truce had been de clared Yesterdays riot at the mar cet place caused injuries to 37 per ions Armed to Teeth Armed to the teeth every avaiJ ible regular policeman in the city was ordered to the market place where 5000 striking truck drivers and sympathizers rioted In less than half an hour a truce nad been declared and Gov Floyd B Olson and Brig Gen E A Welsh left St Paul for the riot scene at p ra when advised of the latest outbreak The governor pre viously had intimated he would till out the national guard if local au thorities could not cope with the sit uation With the arrival ot rsg had swept everyone before it a mo ment before to grain control ofthe area quieted and some in a re sponse to a speaker one of their number began to march out of the district Deputies Withdrawn Special deputies vere withdrawn by orders from police headquarters as the screech of ambulances and sirens on police cars added to the din tiiat was a part of the wild melee in which an unestimated number of strikers were injured by police clubss and squad cars driven into Hie mob to stem the battle The fighting raged for less than half an hour and shortly after noon the police appeared to be in full control of the district once more after 100 firemen from downtown stations had been thrown into the fray to aid the law Strikers however maintained a strong line about the area about a block from the heart of the down town district to insure no movement of trucks Mob in Control While the mob was in riotous con trol of the market place police fighting desperately attempting to stem the tide of battle resorted to Bill Proposes Funds to Fight Chinch Bug WASHINGTON May 22 resolution proposing an appropria tion of 1000000 to permit the sec retary of agriculture to cooperate with states in controlling the chinch bug was introduced by Sen ators Clark DMo and Murphy Storm Fells Trees TROY MILLS May 22 Trees and transmission lines were felled by a windstorm followed by rain and hail five mites north of here Pond and Sabelli Set for Flight to Rome LAHINCH Irish Free State May 22 George Pond and Lieut Cesare Sabelli took off at p m p m EST for Baldonnel from where they expected to fly to Rome on their flight from New York Hope for Adequate Jobless Relief Plan Is Declared Illusion KANSAS CITY May 22 The social workers hope the Roose velt administration will put forward an adequate program of unemployed relief was declared an illusion today by Miss Mary Van Kleeck of the Russell Sage foundation Miss Van Kleeck director of the department of industrial studies of the New York foundation spoke at the sixtyfirst annual meeting of the national conference of social work The relief said is the thermometer representing the political leaderships diagnosis of the effectiveness of the demands of those who need relief Distressed families in rural areas call for an agricultural program more fundamental and more sound than the destruction of crops Stranded populations are evidences of the failures of industry Lewis Raps Foes of President Roosevelt JOPLIN Mo May 22 of President Roosevelt and the aj ministration were criticized in 511 address before the Missouri Stau Federation of Labor convention bv J C Lewis president of the louV State federation MAP OF U S How many detached territories has United States What are they When did they become part of tht United States Which was the lasi state to enter Which is the small est The one with the longest coast line Which is the Sunset state The Stub Toe state The Pelican state Is the goldenrod the state flower of more than one state Be come wellinformed about youi country Inclose 10 cents to covei cost and handling Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information 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