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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT S1AKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 27 1933 THIS PAPErt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 16 Sit Up and Take Notice U S Sees British Argentine Trade Agreement I By HERBERT PLUMMEIl ASHINGTON Oct 27 new and lower trade agreement negotiated be tween Great Brit ain and Argen tina has caused economists and high government officials in Wash ington to sit up and take notice Great Britains aggressive pur suit of foreign trade has been watched closely in the capital for a long time Her latest success however has brought the thing a little too near home for comfort In December a PanAmerican con ference Is to be held in Montevideo One of the most important things on the agenda of this conference is a discussion of ways and means of ob taining better trade agreements be tween the United States and the countries of South America President Roosevelt has placed high hopes in the success of this PanAmerican gathering His good neighbor policy is to receive a real test It is reported that Secretary Hull will head the United States delegation so important does the administration regard the confer ence Enter Complications Argentina stands high on the list of those nations with whom the United States jaanxious to ob tain good trade relations The Ar gentines have been among the sever est critics of our tariff on agricul tural products I Now that Great Britain has gone gin and agreed to maintain present rates on selected imports from Ar gentina and to admit certain other M terns duty free the situation be comes all complex from Brit ish item Tiridagreed tb maintain existing duties on certain others While it Is generally admitted in official circles that Great Britain is off to a good start by her treaty with Argentina the situation Is not alarming at the present Uncle Sara can If he wants to run Johnny Bull a good race at any time and per haps a better one experts say The big question is will he f Matter of Bargaining There are in or soon will be trade negotiations between the United States and five se lected nations of the world They are Argentina Colombia Sweden Portugal and Brazil Success In these negotiations de pends onthe willingness of each to give and take Its simply a question of sitting across the table and bar gaining Trade agreements rarely are made at international confer ences Of course this involves the ever vexing question of tariff policies In the case of the United States two ways are open The president can exercise his executive prerogative and enter into a treaty with a coun try subject to ratification by the United States senate Or congress can place a limit on how far our tariff schedules may be scaled down FORD WARNED BY HUGH JOHNSON Family Coming 200 Miles Gets Distance Prize COMPANY TOLD Two Americans Seek Protection in Cuban Strikes and Uprisings HAVANA Oct 27 Americans were involved today in strikes and uprisings against tbe government marked by widespread outbreaks of violence One C M Jervls was held pris oner by workers who took over the Alto Cedro sugar mill of which he was manager in Oriente province The other Florenclo Gerena ap pealed for protection from gangs at a Mercedes sugar mill OFFERED AS SWEEPSTAKES IN CORN FESTIVAL Parade of Youngsters Set for Saturday Afternoon Chris Goeken and his family who ive in Nobles county Minn came 200 miles to attend the opening of Mason Citys three day corn festi val Thursday and were awarded the first prize of 55 for coming the long est distance among those register Ing at the headquarters at 119 North Federal avenue Second prize in this contest which s open to those living in the coun les listed for the corn contest in North Iowa and the first tier of counties in southern Minnesota went to Ross Rex Marble Rock who received 3 for coming 32 Vi miles The third prize of 1 was awarded Mrs Ora Orr Sheffield who came 30 miles Offer Prize The announcement of the sweep stakes prize of 525 for the largest ear of corn open to all those en tering the district contests from the counties specified in North Iowa and southern Minnesota add ed to the interest in this phase of the fall festival activities Entries in all contests except the daily will be accepted up to 5 prro Saturdaytbe committee an nounced Fridays observance of the fall festival was featured as living mu sic day with a concert in Central park by the Mason City champion high school band and programs in a number of places of business by orchestras under the sponsorship of the members of the American Fed eration of Musicians as part oC the nationwide buy now campaign Other Events Other events for the day includ ed a football game Mason City Junior college and the Estherville Junior college at the Roosevelt sta dium Friday night at 8 oclock and special shows at Mason Citys the aters Meanwhile preparations were nearing completion for a Halloween parade to ne staged by youngsters in the downtown section of the city Saturday afternoon at 1 oclock A series of eight prizes have been announced for the best kid floats entered in this parade in which coaster wagons bicycles doll bug gies pony carts or any other dis tinctly kid vehicle is utilized To Band The parade will be led by the I O O F home juvenile band in re turn for which courtesy Tom Ar thur manager of the Central States Theater company In Mason City operating the Cecil Palace ant Strand has invited the children at the home to be his gueats at the Palace theater Saturday afternoon Every youngster in costume at tending the Strand theater Satur day afternoon after the parade bringing a dime for admission wil be giveri free candy besides an ex AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Providence always pro vides A woman thats too dumb to do anything for her self is always the kind that knows how to make men do it for her O 2 Column 2 ARMY TO BUY NO FOREIGN FOODS Civilian Conservation Corp Included in Order of Department OMAHA Oct 27 corps area officials today announce receipts of word from the war dc partment at Washington that n foreign foodstuffs of any kind o for any purpose will be purchase in future for use of the regular arm or the civilian conservation corps The restrictions are extended t distribution of foreign food alread purchased and the local quarter mastef corps was engaged today I checkingthe amount of such sup plies on hand here The restrictions do not however apply to purchas of tea coffee cocoa chocolate o spices Effective at once the instruc lions read purchase of forclg foodstuffs is prohibited within th continental limits of the Unite States No foreign foodstuffs a ready purchased will be issued with in the continental limits United states MASON CITY CORN FESTIVAL Friday Evening 6 to 8 p m and 9 to and Dance program Harold Keidle and his orchestra Green Mill cafe 8 p game Mason City Junior college and Es therville J C at Roosevelt stadium Mason City high school band will play 9 p m to 1 a and Dance program Bob Bagley and his orchestra Soda Grill cafe Shows at theaters Weakness starring Lillian Harvey and Lew Ayres show featuring the Blue Ridge Mountain eers and Ginger Rogers and Norman Foster in Rafter Romance on the screen Mayor of Hell featuring James Cagney Phantom Express with William Collier Jr J Fanell McDonald Sally Blane Saturday Program 9 a of entries for biggest ear of corn con test and registration for other contests 1 p costume parade for youngsters from Central school north on Delaware to Third west to Hotel Hanford and south to Strand theater 1 to 11 p the theaters West in Im No Angel and Gus with W C Fields Allison Skip worth and Baby Le Roy Saturdays Millions featuring Leila Hyams Robert Young Johnny Mack Brown and Andy p m Halloween party Mayor of Hell featuring James Cagney Phantom Express with William Collier Jr J Fanell McDonald and Sally Blane Colonel Lindbergh Visit to lets His First Look at City Where He Became Hero PARIS Oct 27 Charles A Lindbergh flying secretly hrough a storm came back to 3arls where the world made him a icro six years ago and today had his first normal glimpse of the city In contrast with his 192T trip vhen he flew alone he came out of the night shrouded foggy sky last night accompanied by Mrs Lind bergh to alight at the Les Mureaux naval airport on the Seine 25 miles west of here They flew from Inverness Scot and The couple was brought here un noticed to the Hotel Crlllon recog nized only by airport officers who maintained secrecy First Daylight View The colonels first daylight view of Paris when it was not cheering him was a fleeting glimpse as he returned to Les Mureaux in the au tomobile of Pierre Cot air minister to look over his plane He slipped almost unobserved and bareheaded out a side door of the hotel strode quickly to the au tomobile crossed the city re mained 20 minutes at the airport and then returned The Lindberghs slept until near ly 9 oclock and breakfasted In their room They received a visit from American embassy officials planned a few days visit Mrs Lindbergh left the hotel shortly after noon Gives Silent Interview Lindbergh gave a five minute al most silent interview to 50 Ameri can British and French newspaper men and posed for photographers at the American embassy Mrs Lindbergh stood In the back ground while Somcrvllle P Tuck first secretary and press officer of the embassyintroduced each per son The colonel shook hands with each including the novelist Ernes Hemingway who happened to be In the embassy but restricted hlmse to saying How do you do anc the interview was over Then bareheaded and with Mrs Lindbergh he strode through thi rain across the street to the hotel noticed only by two women whc stopped in their tracks and stared in amazement 20 INDICTMENTS ARERETURNEDIN DISTRICT COURT Bench Warrants Issued for Arrest of Those Not in Jail Twenty indictments were returned by the Cerro Gordo county district court jury at oclock Friday afternoon before Judge M H Kep ler This is the largest list of indict ments returned by the grand jury since nearly a decade ago when the operations of undercover men kept the list of defendants In the crim inal courts large Fridays returns are understood to have included bills against a number of defendants gar nered by Mayor J T Lairds spe cial drive against the liquor traf c Only three of the 20 indicted were n jail These were Xonophan Gazes Dalla Lee and Raymond Amundaon all on the charge of bootlegging Fudge Kepler issued bench warrants for the arrest of the other 17 who will be placed in custody by the sheriff or be required to put up bonds The grand jurors were agitn high n their praise of County Attorney M L Mason for the manner in which he handled the large amount of evidence presented before them since they went into deliberations Tuesday AiliMlt gird William Bruns C H Barber W B Roberts J R Claus C F Siedcl and G E Frost GREETS CHICAGO and Albert Lea Plant Closes When Union Presents Demands ALBERT LEA Minn Oct 27 IP American gas machine com pany the largest Industrial plan here closed Indefinitely today af ter an Independent union of its 40 workers presented demands to th president MANY KILLED IN PALESTINE RIOT Arabs Stage Demonstration of Protest at Jewish Immigration JAFFA Palestine Oct 27 Police today fired upon large unruly crowds of Arabs demonstrating against a recent Increase In Jewish mmigration killing an undetermin ed number and wounding others A number of police also were Injured The situation was tense all morn ng but it increased after the mid day prayers when large crowds from the mosquea determined to Torm a procession which authori ties had forbidden A crowd armed with firearms sticks stones and other missiles en deavored to break through a pollci cordon After making several baton charges the police opened fire It was believed In the early af ternoon the situation had been brought in hand although desultory firing continued There were some fatalities among the Arabs but the number was not immediately determined Early in the forenoon the Arabs declared a general strike closed their shops and went to the mosques Chicago Cafe Owner Shot at Card Table CHICAGO Oct 27 Damato 30 year old cafe owner was shot and killed in typical gangland fashion today by one of three men who entered his place and walked up to a table when he was playing cards After firing a single shot into Damatos head the killer and his two companions fled Falls Dead Singing My Wild Irish Rose ST LOUIS Oct 27 he was singing My Wild Irish Rose at the Circle Bar here early today Frank J McGinn 47 Milwaukee district sales manager for the Blatz Brewing company fell dead of heart disease TRY IT Better than the beat of ad vice to girls who are seeking to charm the one and only is the story of Lizetta Boyd who handicapped by lack of beauty determines to win her man anyway through sheer personal charm Lizettas story is The Love Wager By EDNA ROBR WEBSTER Beginning Tuesday in the GlobeGazette Prince of Wales Not in Best of Health StTNNINGDALE England Oct 27 condition of the Prince of Wales who has not been in the best of health for severa days was reported unchanged to day He Is staying at his country home here MIDWEST FEELS WINTRY BLASTS East Warms Up Light Rain or Snow on Forecast for Iowa By ASSOCIATED PRESS The weatherman apparently wa mixing a hodgepodge for the na tlon meteorological maps Friday In the cast there was a mod era tion of the premature attack o wintry weather while In the mid dlcwest lower temperatures wer the order of the day Light Rain or Snow DES MOINES Oct 27 Cloudy skies hung over Iowa toda giving promise either a light riii or snow the weather bureau said At 7 a m it was snowing a Omaha but rising temperatures fo the west portion of Iowa were pre dieted for tomorrow The coldest recorded yesterday was 26 at Charles City and the warmest was 58 at Des Moines Davenport reported 56 Inches of rain and Keokuk had 20 inches The shippers forecast for tonight Indicated temperatures of 24 de grees in the northeast 30 In the southeast 32 in the northwest and 34 in the southwest Dr Hugo Eckener famed commander of the Graf Zeppe lin as ho waved a cheerful greeting to Chicago Thursday morning Dr Eckcncr paid ii visit to he Worlds fair before departing for Akron to resume command of the Graf for Its re turn flight to Germany Cen tral iress Wore Donators to Drake Fund Heard in Trial former HartzeU Attorney TeHs of Obtaining SIOUX Oct 27 oth contributor to the Drake estate promotion fund of Oscar M Hartz ell on trial In federal court for us ng the muiis to dafraucl took the vitness stand today W L Mauney of Sweetwater Tenn testified he had invested n the Drake estate while living in Rochester Minn He identified let ers and bulletins lie said he had through the malls from Amos Hartsock an agent for Hart zcll One of the enclosures was a cable ram from Hartzell to Hartsock re porting progress in the formers ef orts to establish title to the estate of the famous British sea rover Jones Out of Affair Mauney said lie made his contri bution to Dr A L Cochran of lumming Iowa now deceased I T Jones Des Moines attorney who at one time represented Hart ell testified that lie ts no longer connected with him He testified he obtained a passport for Hartzell in 1920 Replying to questions by United States District Attorney Harry Reed Jones said he had received certain letters from Hartzell in 1023 and produced the missives Letters to Wnrrcn Jones testified that late in 1032 he gave the letters to a man named Warren who said he represented Paul M Young one or Hartzella at torneys He said Young later re turned the letters to him and said he had taken photostatlc copies of them The contents of the letters was not revealed during the morn ing session Jones testified that he had a share in the Drake estate but that he had made no cash contribution He said he got his interest for ser vices rendered He testified he had never solicited contributions to the Drake estate fund but that he act ed as trustee for the Hartzcll de fense fund after Hartzell had been deported from England and arrested in the United States Excused by Attorneys Government attorneys excused Jones without asking him to divulge the contents of the 1023 letters The next witness called was Young Only routine questions had been asked of him at the noon re cess O N Bragstad secretary of the Canton S Dak chamber of com merce who yesterday testified he had contributed to the estate fund opened the testimony today He was on the stand for a few minutes add ing a few details to his previous testimony He told of attending several Drake estate meetings and making numerous donations to the enterprise Add Another 22 Cents to Price of Gold U S Offers for Newly Mined Metal WASHINGTON Oct 27 price of an ounce for recon struction corporation purchases of newly mined gold was announced today at the treasury 22 cents higher than that of yesterday and 66 cents above the London quota tion The price for the metal had been freshly advanced on the London market to the equivalent of an oxmce on the basis of the U valuation of the pound at the open ing there Tho Roosevelt administration with each successive daily quota tion lias set the domestic price higher Wednesday with the Inauguration of this policy a price of was established and yesterday it was 531M These figures compared with the following world prices 3106 aud 53110 Administration officials would not reveal whether any particular for mula had been prescribed for the determination of the dally figure As on yesterday and the day be fore todays quotation was decided upon by Chairman Jesse Jones of the reconstruction corporation and Henry Morgenthau Jr represent ing the president meeting with Acting Secretary Acheson at th IT MUST SUBMIT FIGURES ASKED Firm Calls Statements of NRA Head Act of Injustice WASHINGTON Oct 27 Hugh S Johnson said today that if Henry Ford falls to submit figures requested by the National Automo bile Chamber of Commerce within the time to be set Ill turn the case PLAN CAUCUSES SUNDAY NOV 5 Des Moines Party Meetings to Set Stage for Iowa Special Assembly DES MOINES Oct 27 were being prepared today for party caucuses on Sunday Nov 5 to set the stage for the special ses nion of the Iowa general assembly convening the next day Democratic representatives will be summoned into session by Speak er George Miller and Senators of that party will convene at the same time at the call of Lieut Gov Nets Kraachel presiding officer of the senate Senator Frank Bycrs of Cedar Rapids chairman of the senate re publican caucus committee at the last season announced that he will call a meeting of his colleagues for the same time House republicans considerably outnumbered by dem ocrats had announced no meeting plans Convene on Sunday The caucuses will convene at 2 p m Svmclay and will be preceded by Informal gatherings and by meetings of the patronage commit tees during the morning It was de cided today From tlie republican senatorial caucus is expected to come indica tions of whether or not the party will seek control of the upper branch where it has superior strength tn the 2621 political divi sion of the membership As the party leaders started the machinery moving today there were Turn to age 2 Column 7 over to the attorney general At a press conference the NRA executive Intimated that the dead line would be Nov 7 but cautioned he was not definitely certain that that date would be the one fixed However he said while a viola tion of that kind probably would be conclusive evidence of noncom pliance with the automobile code on the part of Ford lie does not consider the manufacturer now eligible to bid on government con tracts Not Eligible to BUI He asserted in response to ques tions No I dont think hes eligible because Etlsel Ford told me when was in Detroit that they would never consent to any collective bar gaining Johnson disclosed that Robert Fechner director of the civilian conservation corps had Informed ilm that a low bid by a Ford deal er for a large number of trucks for his organization would be re jected Asked What about that Lin coln the qulclc answering John son shot back mean that Lincoln ride around inWell ate trade that In for aCadillac No Tlmo of Grace He was particularly emphatic that be would not let any time elapse after definite evidence of code violation by Ford came to him in taking action against the manufacturer In regard to collective bargaining by Ford be said he was not famil iar with circumstances at the Edge water N J assembly plant where strikers were received by Ford of ficials and their demands were for warded to Dearborn for action by the company He indicated however that he regarded the statement which he said Edsel Ford had made to him aa final Finn Cannot Hide In connection with the C C C Automobile contract Johnson was asked whether the fact that the bid was submitted by a Ford deal er would not make a difference Ive taken a position that a great big billion dollar corporation cannot hide behind a 510000 company Johnson replied adding however that some legal technicality might conceivably alter the situation Commenting In an Interview on the bids for trucks for the C C C Director Fechner called attention to President Roosevelts executive order of August 10 and said his po sition was that Mr Ford is not Turn to Pago 2 Column Loses Eye In Mishap ANAMOSA Oct 27 by a piece of glass when the car he was driving plunged over on embank ment Herman Harms 19 suffered oss of the sight of one eye and a fractured skull Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct the western states held a convention here in Los Angeles the other day on taxation to see what the running of the various states was costing em Well they found It wns costing em so much that they are talking now about letting Mexico have them back Its taken since I believe It was 1912 for us to realize Mexico won that war But like all con ventions it did nothing but hold a business meeting and pass some resolutions Then hold a banquet and the waiters passed some cocktails then they all went home and got ready to vote for the same politicians that put the last tax raise on em But a good time was hod by all Please pass the gravy Yours WILL ROGERS Copyrinlil IlKKI MrNniiitht Myndlrmel SECOND VICTIM OF CRASH DIES Otto H Berndt Succumbs at Iowa Falls Rites for Divan Held IOWA FALLS Oct Otto H Berndt who died at the hospital here this morning was the second victim of an auto collision occurred south of hero Wednesday night Berndt who was 50 years of age formerly lived at Buckeye L C Divan the other driver involved in the accident was buried here to day Divan former local resident had come here from San Diego Cal on business Berndt suffered broken ribs and a crushed side Wea IOWA WEATHER Unsettled Friday night and Saturday possibly lljjht rain or snow Rising temperature urdny In lie ivest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 8 Minimum lit Night 21 At 8 A M Friday Si ;