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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME t n y HIS MEM A ART DEPT OF I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1934 NO 281 WORKERS ANSWER STRIKE CALL Labels for F R Men New Liberty League Is Praised With Faint Damns By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON Sept 2 A newspaper wit observed at the time the white house voiced its re action to the Liberty league idea that Presi d e n t Roosevelt praised it with faint damns Should the time arrive when white house damns for the Shouse S m i t h D avis Wadsworth out fit become more audible the files that Sreat man of the Roosevelt 20 year campaign for the presidency Col Louis McHenry yield a suggestion as to how to proceed In those files it develops is a suggestion made by one Harry G Wexler Chicago attorney for sep arating new deal sheep from old deal goats on both national and state ballots next November It includes the idea of putting a brand on new deal sheep John Roosevelt Doe That name brand or coined word would be Roosevelt Thus the name of any approved new deal candidate would appear on the ballot as say Richard Roose velt Roe or Joseph Roosevelt Johnson Rival candidates even suspected of hostility to the new deal would have to run under their own unadorned names The Wexler notion at least has got so far as to be passed on by Howe to Emil Hurja who both at the postoffice department and at democratic national committee headquarters bats for Big Jim Farley when Big Jim is away from Washington on his frequent travels its an Old Gag The Wexler idea recallsa cele brated congressional election in Maryland some years ago when two members of the politically well known Mudd family were running against each other for a seat in the house One was a democrat and the other a long sitting hard to beat repxiblican Drafting the democratic Mudd was one of those neat little tricks in the great game of politics Re publican Marylanders however are no novices at the game themselves Their mans front name was Syd ney As the election approached there appeared on the blackboards of roadside schoolhouses in the dis trict not the name Mudd but Sydney with those two Ys ac cented so they looked a lot like an old fashioned ox yoke Vote for the ox yoke the republican slogan of the dis trict and Sydney Ox Yoke Mudd GOP was duly elected over cousin Mudd democrat Child Dies of Auto Accident Injuries DES MOINES Sept 3 Darrell Blagg 2 year old son of Mr and Mrs Ernest Blagg of near Winterset died in a hospital of in juries received late Saturday night in an automobile accident near Nor walk on highway 28 Injured in Collision OMAHA Sept 3 CSVMrs G Sheely of Sioux City was injured in an auto collision at a street in tersection here suffering a sprained back and neck TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday night and Tuesday except possibly rain early Monday night along the Mississippi river Cooler in the central portion much cooler in the extreme portion Monday night possibly local frosts in the west and central portions Rising temperature Tuesday afternoon MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday cooler Monday night in extreme southeast rising temperature Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 80 Minimum in Night 49 At 8 A M Monday 50 Rainfall 92 of an inch Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 82 Minimum in Night fiO At 8 A M Sunday 66 A drizzling rain started falling at S p m Sunday and was stil in pro gress Monday morning Three Local Youths Confess GREEN ASSERTS 30 HOOR WEEK ONLY SOLOTION Says Nation Must Accept Plan If It Prevents Unemployment WICHITA Kans Sept 3 William F Green president of the American Federation of Labor de clared today the nation must ac cept the 30 hour week as a real remedy for unemployment and said the federation would appeal to the government for direct relief pay ments to the idle this winter In a Labor day appraisement of national planning and economic ex perimentation the veteran labor chief asserted the 40hour week now the maximum under most NRA codes could not supply employment for the countrys workers It is either mounting unemploy ment with all its tragic conse quences or shorter hours and high er wages for all he said Called Keal Remedy It is the opinion of representa tives of labor and many outstand ing economists as well as many en lightened and progressive employ ers that industry and the nation must accept and apply the six hour day and the five day week as a real remedy for unemployment The federation president proposed direct relief payments by the fed eral government in addition to aid through employment created by various relief projects In his address for delivery Labor day celebration under the auspices of the Wichita trades and labor assembly and the American Legion Green said Face Bad Winter It is quite obvious that we are facing our worst winter and in fac ing it we must firmly resolve that no man woman or child shall suf fer from hunger lack of shelter or for the elemental necessities of life Adequate relief must be supplied to the unemployed and their families and to our farm population who are the victims of losses of crops as the result of the drought The American Federation of Labor urges arid recommends that the federal government include as part of its huge relief program an acceleration of public works activi ties the restoration of the CWA program and the mobilization of public support for the moderniza tion renovizing and building pro gram provided for in the federal housing administration better hous ing program Controlling Influence The sound fundamental priu ciples of the national recovery act will in my judgment remain a fix ture in our industrial and social life Turn to Tape 2 Column 6 GENERAL RAIN FALLS IN IOWA 92 of Inch in Mason City Light Frosts Over State Seen as Likely The first general rain in months fell in Iowa over the weekend Heavy showers which started Sunday continued Monday morning except along the Missouri river where clear skies were reported fo the weather bureau here at 7 a m A drizzle which started in North Iowa Sunday evening continued throughout the night and by 81 oclock Monday morning 92 of an inch had faen in Mason City and 99 of an inch at Clear Lake Skies remained cloudy and there were further showers during the morn ing The rain brought with it the pos sibility of light frosts for Monday night in the west and central por tions especially along low ground However the bureau said it did not believe they would be sufficiently heavy to do much damage Creston which has been receiv ing water shipments reported more than an inch of rain while Corning has almost an inch and onehalf The rainfall reported over the weekend included Davenport 176 inches Keokuk 154 Ames 141 Boone 110 Perry 105 Jefferson 108 Sioux City 106 Council Bluffs 64 Charles City 104 Des Moines 142 Van Meter 172 and Dubuque 40 LONG FIGHT ENDS JIKS MARY MOONEY DIES WITH SON STILL IN PRISON Mother Mooney Passes on Eve of Labor Day Sym bol of Sons Cause SAN FRANCISCO Sept 3 The long fight OH Mrs Mary Mooney in behalf her son Thomas Mooney has death On the eve1 of Labor day which to her symbolized her sous cause the 85 year old mother of one of the worlds most widely known con victs succumbed here to a heart at tack She died with high hopes her daughterinlaw Mrs Reno Mooney said that her firstborn of three children who is serving a life prison term for the 1916 San Fran cisco preparedness day bombing soon will be free Will Give Pardon Upton Sinclair democratic nom inee for governor of California has promised that if he becomes the states chief executive his first act will be to pardon Tom Mooney Another son of Mrs Mooney John a San Francisco streetcar con ductor said her feeble strength had been taxed by efforts in support of Sinclairs candidacy But death also was tinged with grieffor the aged woman Mrs Rena Mooney the convicts wife de clared She was denied the right to ride in the Labor day parade here Mrs Mooney said She felt very very hurt about it It has been Mother Mooneys custom to participate in such par as a gesture for public support for her sons freedom Appealed to President Mrs Mooney gained international note by her tours of the United States and Europe in her campaign to bring exoneration for her son who she fervently insisted was inno Turn to Pace 2 Column 7 ONE JUMPS OUT WINDOW BUT IS CAPTUREDAGAIN Cogill Ell and Cline All Admit They Staged Three Holdups Three Mason City youths John Cogill 20 Harry Ell 17 and Robert Cline 21 Monday morning con fessed to participation in three strip robberies in North Iowa Aug 20 The noys were arrested following investigation into the rob beries by Detective Leo Risacher of the local police force Cogill one of the youthful ban dits attempted to escape while in the sheriffs office Monday morn ing While police were standing only a few feet away from him and his companions Cogill leaped through a narrow window on the south side of the courthouse Is Captured Again Officers rushed after bim guns in hand but Cogill was out of sight After hurriedly chasing him through the blocks the courthouse and the C and N W station officers finally spotted him midway between Second street and First street northwest on Monroe avenue County Attorney M L Mason called to him and the youth after some preliminary hesitation recog nized the attorney and began to run With several officers after him Cogill began to run up an alley but finally was over taken by Mason and taken back to the sheriffs office Clears Up Accidents The confessions Monday by the three youths cleared up several strip bandit robberies which have had North Iowa peace officers in a quandary Detective Risacher with little to go on traced the boys until he came to the point where he was able to arrest CogUl several days ago Arrest of the other boys fol lowed shortly after According to the confession of the boys they met on the night of Aug 20 and first had some grapefruit juice spiked with alcohol They then found a Chevrolet car parked and drove it throughout the city for a time The boys said they then saw a parked car at Nineteenth street southwest and walked up to it Cline stuck a revolver against the driver of the car Robert Stewart of Clear Lake Cline had a 32 caliber gun After driving Stewart to the out skirts of the city Cline made him take his shoes socks and trousers off covering him with the revolver in the meantime Drove Into Diteh The boy bandits then drove the car north of Mason City Cogill run ning it into the ditch accidentally Getting the car out of the ditch the trio headed northeast until they reached Osage There the boys drove up to a Tex aco filling station had the gas tank filled and then Ell pulled out a gun and told the attendant to get em Turn to Page 2 Column Says 5 Million Families to Be on Federal Relief Thinks High Will Be Set in February WASHINGTON Sept 3 prediction that 5000000 a new high be on federal relief rolls in February was made today by Donald Richberg secretary of President Roosevelts executive council The severity of the drought sit uation and the usual seasonal in crease in relief during the winter are given as the reasons for the ex pected gain Richberg denied what he called misinformation to the effect that the government is financing strikes The amount of federal relief pay ments which can be attributed to strikes has been almost negligible he said in the third of a series ot reports he is making to the presi dent on progress of the new deal Fsirm Prices Boosted In previous ones he reported that more than 4000000 workers had been put back into employment and that farm prices had been boosted to the benefit of agriculture Confidence that a very marked improvement has been made both in working conditions generally and in the handling of labor relations is expressed in the report Richberg said the largest previous relief total was 4560000 families in March 1933 Last June 3716755 families and 512701 single persons were on relief he added Relief Pay Increases Relief payments increased he said from 516 a month average a family in May last year to at present This was attributed part ly to price increases The report said retail food prices had increased more than 20 per cent since the low point in April 1933 with fur ther increases expected during the coming months The principal cause however was described as the policy in connec tion with work programs of allow ing the larger budgets which under such circumstances are necessary for food clothing and carfare also relief standards have been raised in certain areas particularly in the south where the average is still ex tremely low DISORDER THREATENS AS MILL WORKERS STRIKE Serious disorder threatened at Macon Ga where cotton textile mill workers walked out two days ahead of schedule in the national strike Above is shown a crowd of strikers as they formed their picket lines about the No 2 plant of the Bibb Manufacturing company The truck was stripped of all wires when nn attempt was made to drive it through the crowd Associated Press BELMOND LOAN OFFICIAL SHOT Sheriff Wilson Says Angnos Temporarily Deranged Because of Worry BELMOND Sept R E Wilson of Clarion said that Steve Angnos Eagle Grove who Sunday shot and wounded Matthew C Barry appraiser for the Wright county Federal Home Loan associa tion was temporarily deranged mentally The sheriff ascribed this condition to worry over financial reverses Angnos according to officers shot Barry following an argument be tween the two concerning a loan Angnos was attempting to get for property in Eagle Grove Mr Barry today at Steele hos pital was reported to be in a favor able condition and it is believed that his recovery is assured if infection does not set in A bullet is lodged deeply in his hip and physicians will not attempt to remove it unless in fection occurs Held Without Bond Meanwhile Angnos is being held in the Wright county jail without bond pending the outcome of Barrys conditionOfficers said that Angnos had lost the building in which his candy kitchen at Eagle Grove had been operated Angnos frequently comes to Clarion and Sunday morning about oclock met Barry former mayor of Belmond when thelatter was just coming out of the postof fice Angnos asked Barry why it was taking so long to get the home office of the loan corporation Turn to PUKE 2 column 4 to ARMORED TRAIN SPEEDING WEST 3 Kidnapers Kelly Bates and Bailey Believed on Board LEAVENWORTH Kans Sept 3 armored train of six coach es its interior bristling with machine guns sped into the west and there was good reason to believe that three kidnapers George Ma chine Gun Kelly Albert Bates and Harvey Bailey were among the 100 passengers Its movement out of here was clothed with as much secrecy as was its destination reported to be the governments island prison Al catraz in San Francisco bay Bates Bailey and Kelly abducted Charles F Urschel Oklahoma oil millionaire last year releasing him on payment of ransom reported to total 5200000 Since their convic tion in the case they have been held here in solitary confinement Al Capone Chicagos crime king pin was moved to from Atlanta rccentlv Wallace Here Upon Tour to Inspect Crop Sees Me Arthur Olson on Motor Trip in North Iowa Henry Wallace secretary of ag riculture conferred with William McArthur member of the state cornhog committee and Marion E Olson county agent here Saturday night while making a motor tour of North Iowa The secretary who was accom panied by R M Evans and Leslie M Carl mem bers of the state cornhog board of review told local farm lead ers he was out to get first hand rn formation on conditions in the northern part of the state partic ularly on the re action of the farms to the government program and also on crop conditions I am pleased with the coopera tion that has been given us through this section of Iowa Secretary Wallace stated From what 1 am able to gather from actual contact with farms the general opinion is that some sort of program such as we have started must be continued as a crop and feed control Mr Wallace seemed to enjoy get ting away from office duties and drive as he and his party did with no particular destination in view He was headed east when in Mason City planning to confer with Con gressman Fred Biermann at De corah and Senator L J Murphy at Dubuque while on the tour Other members of the party wanted the secretary to stay over in MasonCity where excellent hotel facilities could be had but Mr Wal lace was bound to get to Decorah if he could that night he said HENKY A WALLACE Training of Reserve Medical Officers to Be Ended Next Year WASHINGTON Sept 3 Training of reserve medical of ficers will cease when the last re maining classes of 684 students at 22 colleges five dental schools and four agricultural colleges are grad uated in June the war department announced last night The announcement climaxed a three year fight by Representative Collins of Mississippi who has sought to specify that no war de partment money be used for train ing or instruction of reserve med ical officers Colleges affected include the Uni versity of Iowa where army med ical crops instructors will be with drawn and courses in army dentistry will be abandoned and Iowa State college where army veterinary courses will be discontinued STATE CONCLAVE OF LEGION OPENS Memorial Service ijf Horio of Members Who Died in Past Year Held SIOUX CITY Sept 3 1000 American Legionnaires toda officially opened the Iowa deparl ments sixteenth annual convention Leo Duster state commandei brought the convention to order a 1 p m today A memorial servic honoring Iowa Legionnaires wh died last year was held with spe cial tributes to William Osier o Ottumwa J A Lubbers of Clinto and Maurice Cahill of Cedar Rapids members of the 193334 state ex ecutive committee Plan Legion Day The state executive committe last night voted to hold a Legion day at the University of Iowa thi year at the time of the lowaPurdu football game W Earl Hall of Ma son City past Iowa commander will be in charge of arrangements Waterloo Keokuk and De Moines were making bids for th 1935 convention and Marshalltown was bidding for the 1936 meetinf place Awards of trophys to post which during the last four year have made the most gains wer made The awards Northwood Gets Trophy R J Laird trophy Union B A Webster trophy Larimor C R Bobbins trophy Northwood R A McGuiness trophy Leon Danie Steck trophy Hampton B L Hal ligan trophy Albia J R Murph trophy Oehvein James F Barto trophy Newton Service club o Des Moines trophy Highland Par post Des Moines Charles C Carey of Newton wa elected grand chef de gare at meeting last night A L Hem roington of Sioux City was elecl ed chef de train Charles M Pipie of Boone was named commissair entendant and Charles M Kretcn mer of Dubuque was elected corre spondent OTHERS REMAIN AT THEIR JOBS IN TEXTILE MILLS Situation Spotty Over South No Violence Is Reported CHARLOTTE N Car Sept 3 of mill employes in iedmont Carolina today answered IB call of the United Textile Vorkcrs for a general strike sim ar thousands remained at their osts and early reports indicated 11 was quiet The situation was so spotty as to make accurate estimates of the trikes effect impossible Some extile centers were hardly affect d while others saw practically omplete suspension of activities Pickets throughout the area ought to prevent mills from open ng by persuasion of nonunion members Scattered returns from he strike front indicated they were only partly successful except at a few points where union organiza ion had been thoroughly perfected Quiet nt Gastonia As a general thing mills were quiet at Gastouia combed yarn center of the world Thirtyseven of greater Gastonias 45 plants were by pickets but about half of them by a decision to observe Labor day something not customary in the south The Loray plant of the Manville Jeckes company was able to oper ate but with a force estimated at 50 per cent of normal It was there that communist activities led to bloody riots in 1929 and where O F Aderholt chief of police was killed resulting in the conviction of seven communists At Rock Hill S Car five of sev en large plants were forced to close when they were unable to muster a sufficient force for operations The five employ 1657 persons The twn open mills employ 753 persons 2 Report for Work Only two of 1800 persons em ployed at four mills of the Pacific group at Columbia S Car report ed for work and the plants were closed Thousands were in the pick et lines but there was no disorder The Columbia duck mill made no attempt to open and its future pol icy was not announced In Charlotte the ChadwickHos kins group employing several thou sand workers suddenly announced a decision to observe the Labor Day holiday Two plants of the Highland Park company employing between 600 and 700 however were closed Turn hi Inue 2 Column RAKE YOUTH IS FATALLY HURT Lavern Quamme Is Injure When Riding Motorcycle Passing Truck DES MOINES Sept 3 juries suffered in a motorcycle ac cident yesterday cost the life o Pvt Lavern Quamme 21 of batter E 14th cavalry at Fort Des Moim army post Quamme died last night in th Post hospital The accident happened 12 miles south of Indianola late Friday Private Quamme whose home was at Rake being thrown from his cycle while attempting to pass a truck driven by Arthur Roberts of Independence American Markets Close for Holiday NEW YORK Sept 3 tJP All domestic commodity markets were closed today With the exception of the Winni peg grain and the Canadian finan cial markets all foreign exchanges were open Know Your Coins All the world is watching the American dollar Will our gold eagles of 1933 become rare coins for the collectors catalogues Some rare coins are worth as much as 10000 What determines these extraordinary values Everybodys Coin Book available to readers through our Washing ton Information Bureau explains the principles of rare coin values tells how to start a collection It traces the history of the collectors art from antipuity describes some of the rarest American coins and lists a number of reputable domes tic dealers It is a complete author iative guide to this most facin ating hobby crammed with stim ulating historical knowledge A copy awaits you at our Wash ington Information Bureaj Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling Use this coupon The Mason City Information Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D I enclose 10 coin carefully wrapped bodys Coin State Mail to CI ;