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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WJRB fiJCRVlCB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 23 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 10 Old Feud to Be Resumed Start Evidenced by Labor Opposition to Williams STRATOSPHERE BALLOON LANDS Bfl I By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON Oct 23 ganized labors characterization of the selection of S Clay Williams as chairman of NIRB as biased unfair and incon siderate marks resumption of an old feud The big quiet and affable for mer president of one of the larg est cigaret man ufacturing con cerns in the country long has been a target of u the A m e r i c a n S Clay Williams jr e d e ration of Labor because of his companys earlier troubles with labor The cig j aret industry has been in almost continuous hot water with organized labor Williams himself however gen erally has been regarded here as having made his peace with labor He stepped into the national pic ture for the first time in his life in March of 1933 when President Roosevelt named him a member of the national labor board later was elected vice chair man and during the period that the senate duties of Wagner of New York took him away from the meet ings of the board Williams pre sided On Many Boards From all outward appearances at least be performed his task to the satisfaction of all concerned Later in 1933 Secretary Roper ot the department of commerce set up a board of 58 industrialists to study longtime planning for industry Williams was one of the number Drafting the codes for industry however dwarfed the activity of th RoperCommittee and Williams be came the spokesman for the manufacturers With this out of the way the gov ernment again pressed him in ser vice He Jfvaa appointed to a place on boardWhen his term expired last March he was held over with four others to take part in the mass meeting of codes Colleagues Respect Him Despite his labels of conserve tism his frank expressions when hi was arguing the code for the cig aret industry his record on the labor board the unions previous complaints Williams has the repu tation of still being able to com mand the respect of his colleagues of openly opposing views Donald Richberg once describe him as a man capable of giving trial to any sound doctrine regard less of his previous condition o mental servitude President Roosevelt appointed hin to NIRB but Williams was elected chairman by his colleagues Iowa Girl Is Injured Fatally When Trucks Collide in Dense Fog Two British Flyers Win Air Race FLOYD TRIED TO STRIKEBARGAIN I WHEATON HI Oct 23 Miss Loretta Rockwell 19 Fulton Iowa was fatally injured early to day when the truck in which she was a passenger collided with an other in dense fog just east of Sal Creek in Du Page county She was accompanying Wyli Campbell and his daughter Neor eta 21 both of Fulton who wer bringing a load of hogs and shee to Chicago None of the others was injured Chicken in Every Pot Nearly Tru w va Oct 23 UP several years late tha chicken in every pot nearly be came a reality forWheeling f truck collided with a telephone pol and crates containing 150 chicken fell to the street and burst open The truck drivpr recovered only few of the birds TTteWeather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy probably showers Tuesday night and in the east and central portions Wednesday Warmer in the ex treme east portion cooler In the extreme west portion Tuesday night Cooler MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday probably showers in extreme east portion somewhat colder in west portion Tuesday night and in east and south portions Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figure for 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 72 Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A SI Tuesday 51 The weatherman is again dish ine out perfect October days All Offers to Surrender on Promise Rejected by Hoover WASHINGTON Oct 23 Washington Evening Star said to ay that Charles Pretty Boy Floyd i few weeks ago made to the jus ice department the fourth of a eries of proposals to surrender if IB were promised immunity from xecution The Star said that all of the over ures made discreetly through riends of Floyd were rejected by J Edgar Hoover director of the division of investigation It said hat in substance Hoovers reply was Make No Deals He killed one of our men ard he must take the consequences More over we dont deal with gang sters Rex Collier in his Star story added The insistence with which Floyd repeated his propositions and the way in which he elaborated on con cessions involved in them convinced Hoover that the long hunted kille was in a state of desperation Identified as Killer Floyd had learned he had been definitely1 identified as one of the macnineguifnersarrtiie stationmas scare along with Jus lieutenant in crime Richetti now in custody of Wellsville Ohio police and Verne Miller slain months ago by gang land enemies The outlaw boldly proposed through intermediaries that in re urn for his peaceful surrender to federal authorities the government guarantee him against imposition of death sentence for the murders of which he was accused PAYS FOR CRIMES EAST LIVERPOOL Ohio Oct 23 Arthur Pretty Boy Floyd the terror of the Okla homa badlands lay on an under takers slab here today in expiation of his 10 years of crime His black patent leather hair slicked down meticulously even in death to accentuate the pallor of his face the braggart sought for the infamous Kansas City unioi station massacre a year ago las June bore the marks of four bullets fired at his back Law Catches Tip For the law finally caught up with the desperado listed as publif enemy No 1 since John Dillinge fell under a rain of lead in Chicagi three months ago on an isolatee farm seven miles north of here late yesterday For Floyd who like his kind boasted he never would be taken alive it was an ignominous end Alone when federal and city offi cers poured a death dealing fire a his retreating figure the bandi charged with the deaths of at leas seven men remained a solitary fig ure in death His mother who had indicate she would come to East Liverpool t claim the hotly advised Coroner E R Sturgis to send it to her home a Sallisaw Okla for burial Returns to Oklahoma Sturgis was completing a piec meal and perfunctory inquest to day gathering bits of evidenc from department of justice agent and East Liverpool police to com plete the record This afternoon h expected to turn the body over of ficially to a mortician for return t the state which witnessed so man of his bloody escapades An autopsy revealed only fou bullets had found their mark Tw tore through him back to fronf sapping the desperados life withi 15 minutes after he was struct down A third lodged under a rib A fourth pierced an arm Earlier the coroner said a cursory examina tion showed Floyd had been struc 15 times He Got Dillinger His nemesis was Melvin Purvi of the department of man who got b three of his agents and four Eas Liverpool policemen So lacking in drama so quick was the death of the desperado tha it shocked ths peaceful countrysid only after the full import of th slaying became known Floyd crumpled up in a cor Turn In 8 Column 1 PRETTY BOY GOES THE WAY OF ALL GUNMEN OTHER 1ICTIKES ON PACE 7 This Associated Press picture shows the finale in the career of Charles Pretty Boy Floyd notorious Both and E G Sturgis The first four members of the East Liverpool police department aided federal men in tracking down Floyd JAPAN ADVANCES PLAN FOR TREATY Proposes Naval Pact Based on Equality of Arms for Defense LONDON Oct 23 advanced a far reacbng plan for a new naval treaty today based upon the principal of equality in defen sive armaments and substituting a maximum tonnage limitation for the present ratios The eagerly awaited program was laid down in a bilateral con ference with Great Britain are conferring representatives of The two countries with the United States preliminary to the 1935 na val conference The main points Tokyo wants it was learned are as follows 1 The powers should first agree on the principal of equality of arm aments based on needs for national defense 2 Abolition of the present 553 ration system and the substitution of a maximum tonnage limit each nation to determine her own cate gories to have freedom of action in building to the limit which is set No figures were suggested as a limit 3 Elimination of aggressive war fare by a drastic reduction of of fensive ships and a reclassification of fleets on a defensive basis Quadruplets Bom m New York but Live for Only Few Hours NEW YORK Oct 23 ruplets born to Mrs Cecelia Mul ligan 25 of the Bronx died today in Lincoln hospital after living only a few hours Two baby boys died at 7 oclock this morning Another boy and a girl had died at a m less than three hours after birth Mrs Mulligan the mother ol three other children was reported recovering Petition Started to Seek Reduction in Auto License Fees COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 23 Al Iowa stave motor tax reduc tion league has started a campaign in Pottawattamie county for signa tures to a petititr asking 40 to 50 per cent reduction in Iowa auto license fees Signatures of 200000 lowans are sought to a petition which if to be presented the state legislature Bankers Get Assurance of Aid Not Interference Administration Promise Is Made by Crowley WASHINGTON Oct 23 American banking received a posi assurance today from Roosevelt administration that the the government is here to aid not to run your business This statement came from Leo T irowley chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance corporation in an address before the sixtieth con vention of the American Bankers association Crowley also declared his belief that the present limit on bank de posit for each de not be raised Some bankers have been fearful that all depositors would be insured Law Sounds Keynote Francis Marion Law association president gave the keynote address ending with the lib eral business doctrine and rational humanitariauism should go hand in hand in any program of real and permanent recovery Laws speech while cooperative in tone nevertheless stressed that many emergency measures should be abandoned when the emergency is over and ha asserted unshake ablefaith that the natural forces of the country in themselves will in due time bring about a full and complete measure of business re covery That does nor mean he added that a do nothing program would be warranted The country has been in no mood to tolerate such Throughout the world notably in England and the United States earnest efforts have been and are being made to restore employment and to promote being and this is as it should be Recognize Vital Need He said a recognition of the vital need of individual initiative and of fair profit is a sine qua non to recovery and declared Presi dent Roosevelts recent statemeni on that subject was reassuring He also stressed the importance ol recapturing our foreign trade Law struck into the heart of a paramount recovery funds lying idle in the banks There has been criticism that banks are averse to lending but Law denied it Declaring the banks are cooper ating fully with government and business he told nearly 4000 dele gates to the convention Eager to Make Loans There is hardly a sane banker in the country wno is not only will ing but eager to make good loans Turn to PflRe 8 Column A SOS SENT OUT BY OIL TANKER Bridge and Rudder Gone anc Nearest Help About 3 Days Away SAN FRANCISCO Oct 23 Helpless and beaten before the fur of a south Pacific typhoon the o tanker Doheny with 40 men aboar flashed an SOS 900 miles east o the Philippines today Her bridge and rudder were gone her radio was silenced soon afte the first flash for aid and the near est help was about 700 miles awa days The steamer Olympia bound ou from Tamoca Wash 200 miles eas of the Philippines and the neares steamer picked up the SOS and pu about under full steam but it wa making only 10 knots which woul take nearly three days for it t reach the scene At a m a message to th Olympia said Our lights going ou bridge gone will stand by whe power is gone At a m th Olympia called but got no answe The Olympia also reported herse in a severe typhoon DUTCH PAIR WIN IT FOR LIVES AND NEAR GOAL 5lane Lost in Storms Sends SOS Turner Pangborn Third MELBOURNE Australia Oct 23 Englishmen harles W A Scott 31 and Tom ampbell Black 35 won the 00 speed race from England to Melbourne yesterday but their osest competitors a Dutch team n an American plane won a fight or their lives early today The flying Dutchmen K D Par nentier and J J Moll with five ersons in their big Douglas ansport plane were hours ahead f their nearest rivals Col Roscoe Turner and Clyde Pangborn at mid ight Then they became lost in rain terms which were sweeping over e high uplands north of the Aus ralian Alps See Flares Dropping Anguished Australians on the rounds saw flares dropping from he great ship through the sodden kies as the pilots wandered in cir les trying to get their bearings Worst of all here at the rac jeadquarters in Melbourne was th receipt of an SOS wireless mes sage from the plane No one coul go out to the rescue but a stream of radio messages was sent up in a effort to help the distressedflyera Then came the best news hear here since cheering throngs greete the English victors Parmentie and Moll had landed safely at Al aury about 200 miles northeast o he finish line With the speed o heir ship they were only an hou from the home port Lighted With Cars They landed there at a m today a m EST Tuesday A small district radio station wa given much of the credit for assist ing the Dutchmen to the safe land ing The station broadcast an ap peal to all farmers to go out an illuminate the race course directio with their automobile headlights They responded quickly and soo Parmentier and Moll found a light ed area beneath them Parmentie set the ship down skillfully in small space The planewas not damaged any way but it was understood tha the flyers intended to remain at A bury until daylight This made appear unlikely that Turner an Pangborn had any chance of over taking the Dutch and finishing ond into Melbourne Set Flight Record The Comet plane of Scott and Black crossed the finish line at p rn a m EST yesterday setting a record of 70 hours 59 minutes 50 seconds from Milden SHATTERS RECORDS C W A Scott above and Campbell Black daring British flyers shuttered most of the existing England to Australia speed records in winning the London to Melbourne uir derby Central Press Brakeman Run Over at Algona Eagle Grove Man Is Victim 5 Cars Go Over Body ALGONA Oct 23 Charles Brooks of Eagle Grove a brake man on the North Western rail road was run over by five cars in a train here today and his body badly mangled The train freight No 55 arrived here about oclock Tuesday morning and was doing some switch ing At oclock the fatal acci dent occurred It is believed Brooks attempted to get on the train and slipped Brooks had been a brakeman lor the North Western railroad for 25 years He was about 50 years of age The body of the victim was re moved to a local undertaking par lor P M Webb of Eagle Grove was the conductor on the train and the engineer was C H Chenoweth of Hawarflen PICCARD BAILS OUT AND COMES DOWN IN SAFETY No Word Available as to Whether Wife Stayed in Gondola PICTURE ON PAGE 8 CADIZ Ohio Oct 23 Piccard stratosphere balloon landed late today a few minutes before 3 p o EST near the Pike Peak choolhouse several miles west of ere Dr Jean Piccard scientist naking the flight with his wife eannette was reported by farmers o have landed in a parachute Why e jumped was not determined It could not be learned immedi tely whether Mrs Piccard had re named in the gondola until it land d or had followed her husband own in a parachute First reports said Dr Piccard anded safely The landing was effected after the iccards had been in the aining an estimated height of 40 00 about eight hours They took the balloon aloft from Detroit at a m hall airdrome England Back of them was scattered a field of outstanding pilots most of them badly beaten in the ambitious 11323 mile race half way around Turner and Clyde the world Col Roscoe Mrs Robinson Says Not Guilty Trial May Start Oct 2 LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 23 Mrs Frances Robinson 23 entered a formal plea of not guilty today to the kidnaping of Mrs Alice Speed Stoll and tentative plans were made to try her in federal court here Oct 29 The federal district courtroom was crowded Many women were among the spectators United States Dist Atty Thomas J Sparks told the court he would like to start the trial on that date if he could bring Thomas H Rob inson Sr here to try him at the same time without waiting for cap ture of the younger Robinson now a widely sought fugitive Gets Indeterminate Term ANAMOSA Oct 23 Stafford of Cedar Rapids today stood under an indeterminate sen tence of not to exceed 10 years in Fort Madison penitentiary after he pleaded guilty to theft of a rash register from a local oil station Pangborn crossed the Timor Sea and reached Port Darwin at a m They were delayed there by oil trouble but hopped off for Charleville at a m holding third place It was a lousy trip and that is praising it saia Scott as news papermen swarmed about him for interviews Use British Piano The trip cut by more than two thirds the record for a flight to Australia Scott and Black former British army and navy flyers re spectively averaged 1765 miles an hour flying time and 160 miles an hour for total elapsed time They used a British plane De Haviland Comet with a Gipsy VI More than 30000 persons gath ered to welcome the flyers at Lav erton airdrome after they had crossed the finish line at Fleming ton field Both flyers were greatly fatigued and hardly able to stand when they pushed open the cowling of tl machine and climbed down into the arms of joyous friends lust Smile Wearily All Scott and Black could do was to smile wearily Temporary deaf ness robbed them of the enjoyment of the shouted cheers and congratu lations They were guided through the crowd to a hangar where they were given nourishment Scott tried to make a speech but Ttirti to Pftite 8 Column 3 LEGIONNAIRES GO ON PARADE Thousands of Uniformec Men Put Aside Business of Convention MIAMI Fla Oct 23 American Legion went on parad oday Thousands of uniformed Legion naires put aside convention busines for the annual pageant of bands drill teams and drum and bugl corps All Midmi except publi utilities workers took the day of o cheer the marchers It was loliday by proclamation of Gov Dave Sholtz and local authorities The convention time and place committee gave unanimous approv al last night to St Louis as the 1935 convention city Chairman Jo seph Haney of Omaha Nebr said it was a foregone conclusion that the convention itself would desig nate the Missouri city for next years meeting piace Speaking at the annual national commanders dinner Senator Pat rick A McCarran D Nevada told more than 400 guests of Command er Hayes that it was their sacred duty to guard tne faith of the na tions children ir American ideals and institutions of government To be confirmed in the elections tomorrow are the five nominations equivalent to for departmental vice presidents re ported out last night by regional SEEN SEVERAL TIMES DETROIT Oct 23 of the reported landing of the Pic card stratospheric balloon near Ca diz Ohio Edward J Hill director of ground operations said the flyers apparently had chosen to land on bumpy ground rather than continue across the mountains Y Hill had received no direct word from Dr Jean and Mrs Jeanette Piccard at p m He said his charts showed a bumpy terrain around Cadiz but he explained to find more level ground the Piccards would have had to continue across the moun tains which would be a long haul to start in late afternoon Expects to Get Word Plans were for the flyers to com municate with him as soon as pos sible upon landing Hill said Veering southward the balloon in which the Piccards were making observations of the cosmic rays was sighted over Akron Ohio about 1 p m today at an altitude of about 40000 feet The report received from the Akron airport said the balloon was drifting in a southeasterly direction at a speed of about 15 miles an hour It was sighted from an airplane Seen Over Cleveland At noon it had been seen over Cleveland and fellow birdmen who sighted it said that apparently an was well with the husband and wife crew Lou Graves a United Airlines pilot who sighted the huge silvery bag over Cleveland said its altitude was very high and Edward J Hill chief of the ground crew here said he believed the Piccards were 40000 feet or more high Gravis saw the balloon at a m At a m an American Airlines pilot L Steph ans reported sighting the strato spheric flyers between Sandusky and Lorain Ohio which meant they Turn to 8 Column 4 Rehearing Overruled in Worth County Case DES MOINES Oct 23 following opinion was handed down by the Iowa supreme court toda when it met to begin the second week of its October session Lewis E Christensen guardian appellee and crossappcllent vs Farmers Savings bank of Fertile Worth county Supplemental opinion Peti tion for rehearing of crossappel lant overruled Opjinion by Albert Helps Best of Cooks Cooking is an art and good cooks are born with the gift but a good cook book is a big help and here is one Everybodys Cook Book was planned and prepared to be a first aid in the kitchen to the housewife It contains a table ni measurements time tables for cook ng cereals fish meats and vege tables oven temperatures defini ions terms used in cookery gen eral rules for laying the table and serving marketing information and some 300 tested recipes with which delicious healthful menus can be worked out with daily changes The 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