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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1934, Mason City, Iowa I I a NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO gBCtlONS SECTION ONE NO 307 CARDINALS TAKE SERIES OPENER 83 K I i ICC AUTHORIZES RATE SLASH FOR DROUGHT AREAS 21 Railroads Affected by Decision on Livestock and Feed WASHINGTON Oct 3 Interstate Commerce commission today authorized railroads serving 21 western and southwestern states to reduce rates on feed and livestock in drought areas The authorization covers the counties in the various states which were subject to the reduced rates in effect prior to Sept 1 The rates ex pired at that time and the railroads refused to renew them At confer ences however between depart ment agriculture officials Com missioner Clyde B Aitchison and railroad officials an agreement was reached that rates on feed should be reduced until April 30 1935 and upon livestock until Dec 31 1934 Rates on hay alfalfa millet soy ben hay and cow pea hay are to be 66 23 per cent of the hay rate and for other types of feed 50 per cent of the hay rate The reduced rates are not retro active to the Sept 1 date Rates on livestock to feeding points will be 85 per cent of the fat livestock rate on the kind of live stock shipped When the stock is returned to the drought area the rate will be 15 per cent of the fat ock rate state affected by the order as of Sept 28 are ma Arkansas California lo Idaho Iowa Kansas Nebraslca1Nevada New Mex North Dakota Oklahoma Ore gon South Dakota Utah Texas and Wyoming WESTOVERlftY DIRECT AIRMEN Seen as Possible Choice to Lead Army Air Fighters Under New Setup WASHINGTON Oct 3 Gen Oscar Westover was mentioned today as a possible choice to lead the armys air fighters under the direct command of General Douglas MacArthur chief of the general staff Westovers name figured prom inently in the aftermath of a dras tic reorganization in which the of fice of chief of the air corps now neld by Brig Gen Benjamin D Foulois was shorn of much of its power The aim of the shakeup is de scribed as swifter mobilization of the aerial battlers in time of war Besides transferringthe command of the air corps from Foulois to MacArthur the orders moulded 900 combat planes into a new fighting unit Foulois only comment on the re organiafion was This follows the contemplated plan I have no comment to make North Iowa Backing CornHog Program UTILITY CZAR GOES TO TRIAL Little BoyAvenges Slapping of Sister ORILLIA Ont Oct 3 cause a little boy slapped a girls face and made her cry the 9 year old brother of the girl appeared in court here today charged with set ting fire to the barn of the first boys father The lad was placed on two years suspended sentence EARLY RETURNS SHOW 2995 TO 610 IN SUPPORT Casting of Referendum Ballots Continues This Week More than 80 per cent of the farmers are in favor of continuing he adjustment program dealing with corn and hogs in 1935 accord ing to early figures compiled from various sections of the state Voting by farmers on the referendum is continuing the remainder of this week Some counties have not yet start ed to ballot on the referendum In others the first townships to re port show strong support for con tinuation of the program The only county in which the opposition to the program showed much opposi tion was in Franklin county where two townships reported about 2 to 1 in favor of the program Much Interest Shown Much interest is being attached to the referendum Although the referendum will not directly be a vote for the continuance of the proposition it is expected that the agriculture adjustment administra tion will govern its future course largely by the results of the refer endum Totals available Wednesday showed a count of 2995 in Iowa favorable to continuance ancj61 VANDERBILT WITNESS Samuel Insull former utilities magnate as lie walks through the lobby of the federal courthouse in Chicago with his attorney Floyd Thompson to the courtroom where he went on Irial with 16 others on charges of using the mails to defraud His son Samuel Insull Jr is also n defendant Central Press photo Trio Spreads Terror Gets SECOND PANEL OF JURY NAMED LOOt 4 More Jurors Still Needed yUlage Bank Safe Is Blasted by Bandits in Wisconsin SHAWANO Wls Oct 3 Three men terrorized the villiage of Gresham 10 miles west of here for two hours early today before es caping with obtained in dyn amiting the safe of the First Na tional band townspeople were fired upon hut they were not struck The robbers barricaded themselves in the bank after cutting telephone wires and extinguishing street lights Residents venturing forth to investi gate werewarned back into their homes Those who hesitated were sped on their way by gunfire Ralph Hoffman an invalid living next door to the bank was the first to se the robbers reporting that one man in a white cap low ered arc lights in the street at 2 a m and finally extinguished them He notified his young grandson Irv ing Allen who attempted to investi gate Allen was ordered back into the house under threat of death Meanwhile the other gunmen tore heavy doors from a nearby grain elevator and fashioned a sentry box in front of the bank One man was stationed within it to cover the ac tions of the two who entered the bank to Try Insull and 16 CoDefendants CHICAGO Oct 3 second panel of four jurors was accepted by government and defense today to try Samuel Insull and 16 code fendants accused of a mail fraud The first panel was selected yes terday Throughout the proceedings the 74 year old Insull one time head of the gigantic Insull empire looked carefully at each prospective juror NEAR FINAL DRAFT OF FOUR IMPORTANT RAILROAD REPORTS FORECAST IOWA Cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday possibly showers in north and east cen tral portions warmer in north central portion Wednesday night cooler in west portion Thursday MINNESOTA Showers prob able Wednesday night and Thursday warmer Wednesday night cooler la west portion Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday fiJ Minimum in Nighi S3 At 8 A M Wednesday 44 WASHINGTON Oct 3 President Roosevelt said today that four important reports were near ing completion by Joseph B East man the transportation coordin ator to form the basis for railroad legislation this winter At his press conference Mr Roosevelt said it was too early to predict when or what form of leg islation would be sought Eastman reported the progress of his stud ies at yesterdays executive coun cil meeting at the white house The four reports he expects to submit soon include the extent transportation agencies are subsi dized by the government either di rectly or indirectly wages and working conditions of agencies oth er than railroads pooling of rail road freight cars with a recom mendation that all boxcars be han dled on a pool basis and railroad passenger traffic Damage Suit Dropped by Plaintiff DES MOINES Oct 3 S10000 civil damage suit against G O Milne and C I Russhon National Broadcasting company employes at tached to the Mobile unit following the stratosphere balloon last July was dismissed on request of Robert L Rillotson plaintiff The suit grew out of an altercation on a highway here Action on Grattan Parole Postponed DES MOINES Oct 3 tion on the application of Marvin IT Grattan Sri Civil war veteran I for a parole will he deferred until j pool which was bound from Danzig after Gratlans rconri trial Govj to Montreal carried a crew of 26 I ernor Herring said I men No Trace Found of British Freighter NEW YORK Oct 3 American freighter Black Gull wirelessed Mackay Radio today that two steamers had crisscrossed the last given position of the Brit ish freighter Millpool without find ing a tract of it The Millpool sent out an SOS yesterday The Mill Results of seven townships In Mitchell county were given Results by townships were Osage 15 yes and 4 no Douglas 45 yes and 5 no Union 28 yes and 23 no Jenkins 37 yes and 5 DO East Lincoln 20 yes and 13 no Mitchell 39 yes and 15 no and Newberg 36 yes and 13 no Listed in Other Counties In Franklin county two townships have balloted Molt township had yes votes including 2 nonsigners and 15 no votes and Reeves had 20 yes votes and 17 no votes the last figure including S nonsigners Thursday night Geneva Morgan Richland will vote The Chickasaw county vote for three out of 12 townships was Chickasaw township 42 yes and 7 no New Hampton 47 yes and 5 no and Richland township 31 yes and 11 no In Worth county the vote was Lincoln township 41 yes and 3 no Hartland 25 yes and 14 no Kensett 29 yes and 2 no Meetings Wednes day night were scheduled in Fertile Silver Lake and Bristol townships Start ill Winneshiek Township meetings on the refer endum were scheduled to start riiirn 1o InKr fi Column SI KIDNAP SUSPECT AT FOLEY OFFICE Prosecutor Asks for Jury Panel to Try Hauptmann for Extortion NEW YORK Oct 3 Richard Hauptmann was taken from his cell in the Bronx county jail today and hurried to the Bronx county building to the office of District Attorney Samuel J Foley Hauptmann was ushered into Fo leys office about five minutes be fore the prosecutor prepared to go into county court and petition for an order callingfor a special panel from which to select a jury to try Hauptmann on an indictment charging extortion of from Col Charles A Lindbergh No explanation of HaupUnanns presence in Foleys office was given but it was expected that he would be taken to the courtroom for the proceedings for the special panel It was the first time he has been taken from the jail for several days K m m a Sullivan Keisllch nijrso for 10 year old Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt was a de fense witness In Mrs Gloria Morgan Vanderbilts suit to oh tain custody of the girl from Hie childs aunt Mrs Harry Payne Whitney Mrs Vander hili mother of the child was described by the nurse as un fit to care for the heiress As sociated Tress Child Rescued From Drowning in Tank NEWTON Oct 3 Jean Main 5 was recovering today after being rescued unconscious from a water tank on the farm of her parents Mr and Mrs Oren Main and revived by artificial res piration by Dr Frank Carpenter iThe childs submerged body was j found by her mother DELAY HEARINGS ON VANDERBILTS See Adjournment to Friday as Indication of Plan to Settle NEW YORK Oct 3 preme Court Justice John F Carcw announced today that hearings on the suit of Mrs Gloria Morgan Van derbilt for custody of her 10 year old daughter Gloria had been ad journed Justice Carews announcement simply said the cnse will be over until Friday It was made after a conference with attorneys in the case In some quarters the adjournment was interpreted as ftn effort to bring about a settlement but Jus tice Catew declined to comment The adjournment was granted on the petition of Nathan Burkan counsel for Mrs Vanderbilt who said his wife was ill Burkan did not appear in court Mrs Whitney Doubtful An attorney for Mrs Harry Payne Whitney little Glorias aunt said after the adjournment I do not think a settlement out of court is likely Justice Carews conference with the attorneys lasted more than half an hour Parties to the hearing and their witnesses already had arrived at the courtroom Scores of persons milled in the courthouse corridors hoping to attend the hearing A line of court attendants blocked their en trance to the courtroom Mile Maria Caillot Mrs Vander vilts Paris maid a witness yester day in the action brought by Mrs Vanderbilt to wrest guardianship of her daughter from Mrs Harry Payne Whitney the little heiress aunt testified to an incident in volving her employer and Lady Mil ford Haven a relative of the King of England Clamps Down Lid Justice Carew forthwith clamped down the Hci on the performance ordered the court cleared of news papermen and announced that be cause of this testimony he would conduct the remainder of the hear ing in private The public had jammed the courtroom Nathan Burkan counsel for Mrs in Ingc Clilnmn J Picket Lines Disrupted by State Troops Four Georgia Plants Prepare to Resume Work at Once ROME Ga Oct 3 force of 500 state troops early today jroke picket lines of striking stove oundrymen for the first time since July 21 and officials of four plants said they planned to resume opera tions immediately There was no disorder Adj Gen Lindley Camp was at the head of the national guardsmen as the threemile long truck cara van moved into the city and sta tioned themselves at the four plants Arriving first at the Rome Stove and Range company the general or dered pickets guarded but later permitted them to disperse He said five pickets would be permitted at each plant In Picket Line Gils Latham chairman of the strike committee here was among those in the picket line which the troops scattered at the Rome Stove company Latham said We are going to keep the line We are going tn treat these boys the guardsmen right and we wan to be treated right by them We asked for money and didnl get it and the International Mould ers union the mounters and com mon labor unions ordered us out We intend to stand up for oui rights Between the pickets and troops Stationed at Plants The plants where troops are sta tioned are Rome Stove and Rang company Hanks Stove and Range company Southern Cooperativf Foundry and Standard Stove an Range company The troops including six com panics of infantry and genera camps famous flying squadron which broke up several picket line during the textile strike were ord ered here yesterday after a request for militiamen had been receivec from shriff 0 L Betts of Floyd county and Judge James Madclox o the judicial circuit Then were 500 men in the contingent FIVE ERRORS BY TIGERS HELPFUL TO DIZZY DEAN Medwick Stars at Bat With 4 Hits Includ ing Homer in 5 Times at Plate Na tional Leaguers Pound 3 Pitchers ardinals Tigers 7 K R H E HBH QEH rnnrn HERO OF THE DAY By EDWARD J NEIL NAVIN FIELD Detroit Oct 3 St Louis Car dinals behind the steady pitching of lanky Dizzy Dean crushed the Detroit Tigers 8 to 3 in the first game of the world series today The National league champions followed up a five er ror collapse by the Tiger infield with a zooming barrage of hits off Alvin Crowder Firpo Marberry and Elon Hogsett Joe Medwick was the star of ths St Louis batting attack with four hits in five trips to the plate One was a homerun Hank Greenberg htfe a four bagger for the Tigers FIRST INNING Cards Martin up Martin grounded out Owen to Greenberg a swung at the first pitch Rothrock one low Roth rock lifted a high fly to White in center field Frisch one called Ball one low Frisch grounded sharply off Owens glove and was safe at first on the third basemans error Medwick JOE Meduirk St Louis out fielder included a homermi In four hits In five times at hat In the first game of the world series on Bids to Be Accepted wo State Police Broadcast Stations DES MOINES Oct 3 will be accepted Oct 12 on the in stallation of radio equipment for the two new state police stations at Waterloo and Storm Lake Attorney General Edward L OConnor said today The equipment has been ordered j pllrohi and is expected within the next 10 j j days j Construction permits have been received from the federal communi cations commission ONE FOR DIZZY Martin 31 Rothrock rf Frisch 2b Medwick If Collins II Oelancey c Orsatti Filllis cf ST LOUIS National League AB R H O 5 4 4 5 4 5 4 1 5 2 I Question Signature on Contract Offered as Proof of Marriage Totals 42 8 13 27 DETROIT American Leagui AB R H O White f 2 1 0 7 Coehrane c4 I I 2 Gehringer 21 4 I 4 2 2 Greenberg lb4 2 2 Goslin If 4 0 2 COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 3 handwriting expert today ques tioned the signature on a marriage contract by which Mrs Edna P Collett Council Bluffs seeks to es tablish herself as the widow of Frank Diwoky Mrs Collett is asking a third interest in a estate on the basis of an alleged common law marriage E H Spetman Council Bluffs bank cashier testified the signa ture did not resemble that of Disi Lnnic woky on another legal document but was similar to that on a third paper presented Kogel ss4 Owen 3b 4 Fox rf 4 0 Crowder p 1 0 zDoljack1 Marberry p 0 Hogsett p1 I E I 0 I I 1 v 0 0 I II II I to White to deep7 center No rum one hit one error two Tigers White one called Ball one low Ball two low and outside Ball three high and inside The crowd let loose a wild loar of delight Strike two called White grounded out to Durocher to Collins Coehrane one low Ball two inside Strike one called Coehrane rolled out Frisch to Col line Gehringer called Ball one outside Ball two inside Gehringer drove a sharp single past Martin Greenberg up Ball one low and outside Strike one called Ball two inside Strike two called Foul into the dirt Ball three wide Dean tossed to first Green berg bounded out Martin to Col lins the Cardinals third baseman making a pretty stop and throw v No runs one hit no errors one left SECOND INNING Cards Delarcey cracked the first pitch to Goslin who backed up for the catch near the left field screen Orsatti up Orsatti golfed a single past Owen Durocher one called Ball one wide Crowder lobbed tho ball to first Durocher flied out to White Orsatti holding first Dean were mingled with cheers by the ciowd Foul strike one into the lower stands Dean grounded to Rogell who tossed tn Gehringer for an attempt tn force Orsatti but all hands were safe when the Tiger second baseman dropped the ball fnr an error Mar tin strike one into the screen behind the plate Foul strikf two behind the plate Martins bat being jerked out of his hands as he connected Martin grounded to Owen and was safe at first filling the bases as Greenberg was pulled off the bag by Owens poor throw It was an error for Owen Roth rock one low Strike one called Rothrock hit sharply to cen nnrn In Spnri IHEP Column I Mrs Nash Widow of Slain Gangster Held DULUTH Minn Oct 3 Mrs Frank Nash widow of the gangster slain in the Kansas City union station more than a year ago was taken by federal agents from the home of her parents in Aurora Minn last Friday it was learned today Cannot Transfer Money DES MOINES Oct Totals S4 3 8 27 11 fnr Crowder in 5th for Hogsett in 9th 021 on nni noi Detroit Runs hatted 2 lanccy 3 Medwick 2 Martin 1 Gehringer 1 Goslin 1 Grfienherff 1 two hase hits 1 Dean Dclancey honieruns Medwick Greenbcrg sacrifices Rothrock Frisch double plays Delancey to Frisch left on bases St Louis 10 Detroit 6 base on halls off J Dean 2 White Crowder 1 struck out by Dean 6 Kogell Owen 2 Grecnberg White Crowder Mar Hogsett 1 hits off Crowder 6 in 5 Innings off Mftr berry 4 in 2Xinnings oft Hogsett Counties of the state cannot 3 in S 13 innings losing pitcher ly transfer money from the county Crowder timpires OWPII A L soldiers relief fund to the poor re plate Klein N L first Geis lief fund Assistant Attorney erai Clair Hamilton held Geni A L 2b Time of game Vm I pire Kenrdon X L at third txutt INDICT LAUGHLIN IN SWINDLE CASE Man Accused of Defrauding Clear Lake Pair Pleads Not Guilty FORT DODGE Oct H Laughlin 54 accused of swin dling Mr and Mrs H H Remora of Clear Lake of 56700 here last April was indicted by the Webster county grand jury Tuesday on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses Laughlin pleaded not guiltv and was ordered held in 525000 bail He will go to next week Ban Dance Hall Sales FAIRFIELD Oct 3 T ordinance prohibiting the sale of heer in dance hills here was pass by the city council voting four two ;