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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1933, Mason City, Iowa 11 r OF North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WtRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 13 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 30 Tariff Trace Is Given Up Litvinoffs Meeting With Roosevelt Watched By HERBERT PLUMMEK WASHINGTON Nov 13 Although official Washington had little time or thought for any thing except Litvinoff on the day of his arrival government economists didnt overlook what many regard as a highly signifi cant announce ment made at London It was that Great Britain had withdrawn from the tariff truce negotiated by Norman H Davis Just before the world eco nomic conference in June The signifi invmoFE cance of Great Britains withdrawal she is the sixth country to do so cannot be determined immediately The act however has given rise to much speculation as to future moves the field of world commerce Predictions were made freely prior to the London conference that if the economic parley fell short of its goal of freeing international markets then a period of extreme economic nationalism In all proba bility would follow Britain Digs In The British empires persistent pursuit of world trade has been a matter of concern to other coun tries oC the world for some time Her strategic commercial position is decidedly favorable The trade pacts negotiated at the Imperial conference in Ottawa re cently between the United King dom and her sister dominions vir tually assures England of all neces sary foodstuffs and raw materials were her ports closed to nonem pire goods I URGES 4 YEAR TERMS OF OFFICE Strike at Hormel Plant Brought to End aegptiated commercial Una Germany the Scandinavian and others which are be lieved to have augmented the em pires capacity to absorb British manufactures were it to become necessary Quit Tariff Truce Other withdrawals from the tar iff truce are the Irish Free State the Netherlands Sweden and Switz erland Venezuela made her adher ence effective only until last July 31 and is therefore no longer a party to the agreement Some economic observers see in these withdrawals the probable beginning of a heated race on the part of individual nations to line up favorable reciprocal trade agree ments with those countries with whom they desire to trade The United States has made a rtart in this direction Lindberghs Land in Spain After Losing Their Way in Rain MADRID Nov 13 and Charles A Lindbergh landed safely today near Caldelas de Tuy Province of Pontevedera on a flight across Spain Original reports were that the American flyers who took off from Santona Spain for Portugal had been forced down near the little village at the foot of the moun tains The Lindberghs descended to a landing because they lost their way in the clouds and rain which envel oped the Spanish coast EMPLOYES VOTE FOR PEACE PLAN GIVEN BY OLSON Governor Observes 42nd Birthday Settling Controversy AUSTIN Minn Nov 13 The strike at tile George A Hormel and company plant was ended to day A peace plan presentee by Gov Floyd B observed his fortysecond birthday anniversary by efforts to settle tlie controversy which has kept his community of 13000 persons tense since early Saturday was ratified by the em ployes at a meeting The plan agreed to also by com pany executives calls for presenta tion of wage and other differences to the state industrial commission It will act us a board o arbitration with its decisions Operations Resumed The meeting was held late this morning Company executives gave assurance of immediate resumption of plant operations TJnder the agreement company and union executives will place all differences before the industrial commission These include wages collective bargaining seniority strike procedure establishment of a mediation board penalties tion of the arbitration and provision for protection of all interests in the event of violation Pickets who had patrolled four entrancesto the plant since Satur day when the strikers drove out officials and took possession of the buildings left within 15 minutes after the agreement was signed No Disturbances The striltiLg pickets who took over possession of the plant for a time Saturday continued to picket the place Sunday but there were no disturbances One important concession was made by the pickets Sunday when they permitted two company en gineers to enter the plant and turn on the refrigeration system thus saving from spoliation many tons of stored meats In ttaid on Plant Six hundred among 2500 em ployes affected by the suspension of operations Saturday had driven officials from the plant after brav ng a tear gas charge and exchang ng blows with police and deputy sheriffs and announced they woulc etain control of the plant unti their 10 cents an hour wage in crease demands were met Three persons were slightly hurt luring the assault on the plant L W Murphy foreman and J A Zill itt clerk were bruised on the lead by strikers clubs and H A Scbreiber a striker reported struck by a policeman suffered a gashed forehead and lacerations Death Heavy Damage Goes With Storms Dust Covers Midwest and Snow Falls in East By THE ASSOCIATED PHBSS Death property damage and dis omfort Monday marked the trails f two meteorological disturbances heavy snowstorm in portions of he east and a blinding hard driven eries of freakish dust storms that pelted middlewestcrners with dirt A doaen or more deaths were ut Tibuted to the two attacks by the elements Seven of the deaths oc curred in the Rochester N Y re gion blanketed by snow over the veekend One man lost his life off the coast of Cape May N J when i barge sank during a gale Two others were reported drowned at eamington Ont while in New lampshire a young mountain climber perished from exposure in i snowstorm Republic Mich reported two trappers were believed lost in the of Granite lake while two luck hunters were missing on Lake 3t Clair Driven by high winds originat ng over Saskatchewan the mid west deluge of dust early Monday was apparently sweeping toward the east where it was expected to spend itself in rain In South Dakota Minnesota and owa the winds reached gale pro portions At Tracy Minn a ateel mngar wag wrecked and smaller stpuctvres vyrere damagedP rpp erty MACHINE GUNS AT TOUHY TRIAL Wea IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday warmer Monday night and lit southeast portion Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for Ji hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 51 Minimum in Nlfcht 10 At 8 A M Monday 14 Snowfall Trace Rainfall Trace Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 42 Minimum In Night 29 One of the most severe dusl storms of recent only once in fact in the past 10 Sunday At one time around 2 oclock the atmos phere was so much filled with fly ing particles that the sun wag al most obscured and there was an eerie cast on the landscape almos ag if the moon were shining There was a brief sprinkle during th midst of the dust storm and th laindrops were laden with a high content of dirt It was a case o raining mud Paul Omaha Minneapolisand Des Moincs Airplanes were held to the ground in Kansas City and St Louis A scaffold toppled at Clinton killing Raymond L Ross 29 Los Angeleg Laurence Linn 27 of near Whitehall III lost his life when he walked in front of an automobile while blinded by dust The swirling dust caught the crowds at the closing night at Chi cagos Century of Progress send ing scores of men women and chil dren to the fairs hospital for eye treatment Subnmciilnc guns were used to guard four members oE the Chi cago Touhy gang on trial at St Paul Jar the kidnaping of William St BawVmarshalB dem ATTORNEYS GIVE ARGUMENTS IN HARTZELL TRIAL Defense Completes Its Testimony in Drake Estate Case SIOUX CITY Nov 13 arguments began today In the trial of Oscar M Hartzell on mail fraud charges growing out of his prosecu tion of claims to the Sir Francis Highlights of Report DES MOINES Nov 13 UP Highlights from the hitherto unpub lished portions of the Brookings In stitution survey of Iowa state and local governments follow Study of the laws of Iowa reveal the possibility of saving about 25 per cent of election expenses with out sacrificing any essential Mate guards Eventually the constitution should be amended so that all pop ularly elected executive and admin istrative officials and members of the legislators may be chosen for four year terms Obviously Wasteful The organization of public in struction in Iowa is obviously wasteful The time has come when Iowa should establish a unified educa tional system under the state board LONG TIME PLAN FOR REVISION OF SYSTEM IS GIVEN C o n s o I idating Counties Proposed in Report of Survey TEXT ON JAGF 5 DBS MOINES Nov 13 ing time reorganization program or Iowa with important changes rom the present system is pro osod by the Brookings Institution n the section of its report made Drake estate after the defense com education pleted its testimony at the moraine town junior college shni and Sheriff George Moeller right of Ramsey county Minn Associated Press SENATE DEBATES LIMIT ON TOPICS Defers Action on Proposal of Stanley Bills Begin to Pour in NAZIS CONTROL BIG REICHSTAG 661 Supporters of Hitler Elected as Chancellor Wins Endorsement BERLIN Nov 13 by a nearry unanimous ballot 661 nazis and near nazis will march into the Kroll opera house on or about Dec 1 for the opening session of the largest relchstag ever assembled There is one seat there for every 60000 votes cost In the election yes terday Despite the number nothing but a unanimous vote can be expected on any measure proposedby the gov ernment as all are hand picktsd men devoted to Hitler policies Claim Slaying for Dime Is Now Solved CHICAGO Nov 13 of the slaying for a dime of Ole Olson unemployed and father of four children was claimed by po lice today with the arrest of a man who said his name Is John Davis 26 Olson was fatally stabbed Sat urday by a robber who became in furiated when he found Olson had only a dime in his pockets Woodin Denies He Is Opposed to Gold Policy Spikes Rumors While RFC Price Is Boosted to New High WASHINGTON Nov 13 vigorous denial that the treasury in opposing President Roosevelts gold buying policy was made today by Secretary Woodiu Coincident with another hike in the RFC purchase price for newly mined domestic gold to an ounce the secretary of the treas ury was a white house visitor Lat er he called reporters to his desk at the treasury and said The president has been good enough to consult with me in his program I am heartily in sympathy with all his policies and will back them to the limit Occasioned by Reports The move apparently was occa sioned by published reports that Secretary Woodin as well as Gov ernor Black of the federal reserve board and Henry Bruere were not in sympathy with the governments monetary program Woodin said he was speaking only as secretary of the treasury and for the department itself He expressed dissatisfaction that rumors of discord between the va rious fiscal agencies of the govern ment had arisen from time to time declaring these deterrents to busi ness recovery Point of Legality It developed further that the treasury has raised but one point throughout the governments gold buying of Its le the department of justice has found to come within the law The secretary promised further that the gold policy would be eluci dated at a conference which he will hold with the press later on in the week Meanwhile the London price gold was one shilling lower but the dollar renewed its downward trend svith the result that at the opening exchange rate of 5511 the dollar value of gold in the British capital was53299 as compared with 53269 on Saturday DES MOINES Nov 13 Spurred by the introduction of a days total of 45 bills in both houses he senate debated at length today he advisability of limiting the sub iect matter of the special session It deferred until tomorrow how ever action on the proposal Sen ator Claude Stanley rep Corning that the legislation be limited to subjects recommended in the mes sage of the governor Advocates of a shorter session won one round however when they defeated a proposal to set forward the final date for introduction of in dividual bills A motion to set the limit for introduction of such bills for Dec 11 instead of Dec 4 was de feated by a standing vote Gets 30 New Bills While the senate engaged in its discussion the house in a routine ses sion received 30 new bills to the 15 introduced in the upper branch and prepared to start committee work Senator Stanley agreed after the senates discussion to withdraw his proposed rule and said he will resub mit it as a proposed amendment to the joint rules of both houses The discussion brought out con siderable favorable comment for as sort a special session as possible Turn to faRf 2 Column 7 Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov been talking today out here to all the senators investi gating these stock swindles and overcapitalizations There has been millions and hundreds of millions lost There ought to be some form of guardianship for people that buall this junk Get Chamber of Commerce clubs priests preachers dont get school teachers for they say they are the biggest suckers educa tion wont do it For they say less than 5 per cent of these sales are made to people who cant read or write Its the ones we have educated up until they are just smart enough to fall for ev erything that comes along Yours WILL ROGERS ropjriflil 1833 MrVRUjlht Syndicate FARMERS HAVE BEEN PATIENT Wallace Declares Spirit of Midwestern People Is Marvelous CHICAGO Nov 13 ary of Agriculture Wallace said oday he was astounded at the pa tience and fortituae of midwest armors in view of what theyve suffered Considering low prices and gen eral conditions the cooperative of the people is marvelous said Wallace who is conducting a spcBlclng tour of the midwest ex plaining the workings of federal arm aid He spoke today In Chicago and will talk tomorrow at Muncie Ind Wallace said lie believed moi farmers were not in favor generally of a more radical form of inflation than the gold purchasing plan of President Roosevelt Agitation for free silver and currency printing he said came mostly from the left wing clement My trip through the midwest Wallace said has convinced me the farmers are going to take hold of the cornhog program and put it across Thats an encouraging sign S federal court session Delayed most of last week through illness of Defense Attor ney Carlos Goltz the case moved to rapid termination with the calling of three defense witnesses Hartzell was not placed on the stand Goltz submitted a written motion for dismissal of the case at the con clusion ot testimony Federal Judge George C Scott overruled the mo tion and John S Pratt special as sistant United States attorney gen eral began the governments clos ing argument Two Hours Kucli Judge Scott allotted each side two hours for final pleas P J Cahill of Chicago attorney for the Irish free state consul there and called as a decease expert on British law Mrs Palmer Galva 11 oi Mrs ir Rasmussen ofevMarsnail town a bookkeeper and accountant who contributed 53000 to the Hart zell fund were the final witnesses Most of CabiUs testimony was ruled out upon government objec tions that he had not shown himself sufficiently qualified as an expert on Elizabethan law Answers Prevented Goltz sought to bring out from him facts concerning procedure in filing a petition of rights against the British crown a means by which Hartzell claimed he was es tablishing his rights to the Drake estate Government objections however prevented answers by Ca hill Mrs Palmer wife of a telegraph comparv manager at Galva re viewed chodefendants early life on a farm near Monmouth 111 and how he became interested in the Drake estate about 1011 Her moth er she said put 6000 in the pro ject and she and her husband Zlay Palmer put in about 1800 Testimony Rejected Goltz attempted to question her regarding mortgaging of the family farm in order to obtain funds for her brothers enterprise but Judge Scott refused to permit the entry of the testimony into the record Pratt in his final argument de clared thnt the defendant tried to exploit an entirely fictitious purely Turn 1t 2 Gt WALLACE PLEASED is an xample of unwise lisa of a good dea Junior colleges have multiplied u number and increased in enroll ment but their standards are low Iowa hag outgrown the town ship and the time has come for the abolition of this local unit Refunding outstanding coxmty jrimary road bonds appears inevi able Need Leadership The people of Iowa appear to iced perhaps above everything else constructive leadership There Is a general conviction that the establishment in Iowa of somewhere around 25 counties In stead of the present 99 would be in a number of functional fields dis tinctly beneficial and in the others probably beneficial but In no case harmful Constitutional amendments were To provide tnat the secretary of state shall be appointed and re movable by the governor Removable at Will To make the attorney genera appointive without term and remov able at will by the governor To provide that the county at orney shall be appointive and re movable by the attorney genera The survey proposes to reduce the number oC major organization units state administrative immedi ately to 25 from 33 and eventual y to 23 The number of minoi agencies 32 will be reduced aboiii onehalf DES MOINES Nov 13 fore leaving for Chicago where he was to address representatives of land grant collegestoday Henry A Wallace secretary of agriculture expressed himself as well pleased with the reception given him here Saturday night when he explained the administrations hogcorn pro gram and what it means to the corn belt Folks here seem to have a good grasp and an intelligent interest in the corn and hog program and the ones with whom I have talked have displayed an amazing amount of en thusiasm in it he said The address at the coliseum Saturday night met with a more fa vorable reception than I had dared hope and the comments of those who talked to me afterward were most reassuring and gratifying Anxious to Help The secretary said he had not ex pected the general public to be as receptive to the administration pro gram as they appeared to be Certain individuals have given the impression that Iowa had gone entirely sour on the administration but instead I have found everyone with whom I have talked anxious Turn to Pnprr 2 Column R Gen Hugh Johnson Flies to Louisville FORT WORTH Tex Nov Continuing his whirlwind speaking campaign in behalf of the national recovery program Gen Hugh S Johnson planned to fly to Louis ville today The recovery adminis trator rested here Sunday He spoke here Saturday night on the NRA ROORINGEZ HURT IN MANLY CRASH Brought to Local Hosptta After Truck Crashes With Train Robert Rodringez 30 Manly wa critically Injured in an accident a oclock Monday morning a Manly when the truck he was driv Ing and an M and SL L passenge train crashed Rodringez wa brought to the Mercy hospital fo treatment The truck driven by Rodringe was dragged from the crossinf where the accident occurred to thi railroad station Rodringez suffcre a fractured skull and some lacera lions on his head The truck which was used by the Rock Island warehouse was demol ished by the crash It was carried about four car lengths before the train stopped Rodringez remained in the car until it stopped Rodringex was unconscious when brought to the hospital the Interim com ublic today by nittee Announcement of the long time Ion follows the release of the sec ion of the report covering the im icdiatc legislative program of the nstitution The broader program ould be for consideration by fu urc assembly sessions following doption of the immediate pro csals Important among the long time corganization proposals to be lic omplishcd through constitutional egislatlve and administrative steps re the strengthening of terms of ublic officials and authority for easonable consolidation of coun ies and eventual abolishment or ownships Elected for 4 Years State and county officers and eglslators including representa tives would be elected for four year terms instead of for two the governor would appoint the sec retary of state and the attorney general county attorneys would Vic appointedby and un3ettftS tlon the attorney 1ne lasututlbu alab Yiecoininenu ed lib e rail zation of the debtiilcur ring powers of the general bly a thorough revamping of the slates election laws in the inter ests of economy reallocation of hljhway functions between the state and local agencies and vest ing of more discretionary authority In boards of supervisors In making public the report which today was placed on file in both houses of the general assem bly the interim committee mem bers reiterated that the views of the Brookings Institution which it employed nre not necessarily the views of the committee Many Other Nccdo When the reorganization law previously suggested or other laws of similar effect have been passed when functions personnel and ap propriations have been reallocated and when the Immediately neces sary administrative action has been taken there still remain numerous and important needs which have not been met the institution ssiil in prefacing the long time program section If administrative organization is to be adjusted to the require ments of efficiency and economy there must evidently be n reorgani zation program which looks for ward to succeeding sessions of the general assembly Five ot the sugcstcd steps would he accomplished through constitu tional changes these including the lengthening of the terms of the offi cials and the making of the secre tary of state and attorney genera appointive rather than elective po sitions Comity Consolidation Aa to county consolidation the In Tum In Vngf fnlmnn 2 Fail Closes After Being Attended by 22317221 Medic Student Sioux City Final 1933 Visitor CHICAGO Nov 13 Cen tury of Progress exposition was in winter retirement today after hav ing been visited by 22317221 per sons since it opened last May 27 Today its broad avenues were de serted of all except a few guards and workmen The Streets of Paris were strangely still and along the midway the voice of the barker was gone The hall of science and other exhibit buildings were locked for the first time on Last Day Yesterday 92262 persons lured by sunny skies and a sudden rise in the temperature passed through the turnstiles for the last time un til June 1 when the fair will open for another season by popular re quest Even President Roosevelt urged that it bo held over At the stroke of midnight last night Henry Running a Rush Med ical college student from Sioux City entered the grounds and be come the last person to visit the fair In 1933 He was presented with a medal and a complimentary sea son ticket for next year Simple imcl Hrlnf Closing ceremonies were simple and brief Talks by Rufus C Dawcs president and Maj Lenox R Lohr general manager were carried to the crowd on the grounds by the loud speaker system And then President Dawes closed the gates and applied a key to the locks The Worlds fair of over GIVEN NAMES What does your first name menn Are you a public army man cheerful or most noble Are you a serpent one who blesses an attendant at a sacrifice Do you bear a spear or bring vic tory Arc you the father of a multitude or the son of fur rows Given names spring from Biblical ancient and mytholog ical history All mean something The booklet Given Names which this newspaper is offering to its renders contains clone to a thousand first names with their origin and meaning The price is only 10 cents Use coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Himkln Director O C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet on Given Names Name Street City State ;