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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1933, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITYS ANNUAL FALL OPENING Display Windows Unveiled Wednesday Eve ning September 27 oclock and this annual style event will continue through Thursday Friday ana Saturday VOL XXXIX THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHH EEKVICB ASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1933 THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS NO 305 Morgenthau Has Big Job Choice for Russian Task Regarded as Significant By HERBERT FLTJMMER WASHINGTON Sept 26 President Roosevelts designation of Henry Morgenthau Jr governor of the farm credit a d m i nistration to direct and co ordinate negotia tions for disposal of American goods to Russia is of real signifi cance Observe r 3 here consider it the most impor tant move yet made by the President toward recogni tion of the Soviet HENRY MOWEKTKAI jt government Every one fa miliar with the subject knows that the question of financing is the big thing in RussoAmerican trade Morgenthau is the administrations ace at that Adviser of F R Some arc of the opinion the Presi dent relies on him more than any other man in the administration on this subject They do not except Jesse Jones chairman of the RFC Such a move as this had been ex pected in reformed circles for quite a while About the only semblance of con tact the administration has had with anything connected with the Soviets was in the person of Sena tor Brookhart of Iowa Erookhart was installed some time ago in the department of agriculture as trade adviser to the agricultural adjust ment administration for eastern Europe This meant without actually say t ing so that Brookharts job was to keep an eye on Russia Comes as Surprise His appointment carne as a sur prise and was explained in various Some put it down as another 1 jof Rooseveltsgestures toward the republican progressives Others weremorecritical The latterbelieved the admiais MACHINE GUN KELLY CAPTURED Strides Called in Automobile Factories XwesL Withfarm strikesand the like that section of the country was causing Washington grave concern tA man withBrookharts views and in that area it was thought could have stirred up things a lot had he so chosen Then too Brookhart had been an ardent advocate of Soviet recogni tion while in the senate and had made a trip to Russia in 1923 At any rate he got the job May Keep On t Morgenthaus appointment does not mean necessarily the end of i Brookhart He may keep on the J job he has been doingright along 1 That consists for the most part of keeping tab on imports and ex y ports between the United States and I Russia gathering statistics and di igesting them for general consump tion and scouting for trade oppor tunities for American products But the actual decisions in Russo American deals the question of suit able credits and such matters will not come from his office That will be Morgenthaus job Henry B Wallace at Antiocli College YELLOW SPRINGS Ohio Sept 26 B Wallace son of Ji Secretary of Agriculture Henry A I1 Wallace is to be one of SO new students who will enroll in Antioch college here Oct 9 f i Police Hunt Missing Marshalltown Child i MARSHALLTOWN Sept 26 P y are searching for Nola Ed fj j wards 8 who disappeared during a school recess yesterday Officers have expressed the belief that she has been taken away by her father who lives in Chicago PLANTSACCUSED OF NOT OBEYING NRA PROVISIONS Several Thousand Walk Out of Ford Plant in East DETROIT Sept 26 men for the mechanics educational society an organization of skilled automotive workers announced to day that a strike of all tool and die makers in Detroit whether mem bers of the society or not had been voted to take effect at noon today Jay J Griffon chairman of the strike committee said that the strike was called in support of striking members at Flint Mich auto plants who have walked out charging units of the General Mo tors corporation there are not con forming to the wage and hour pro visions of the NRA auto code Demand Recognition He said also that the strike would be in the nature of a demand for recognition of the organization by shop owners The organization has been in existence here since last April and has claimed a member ship of approximately 10000 It is not affiliated with the American federation labor or any other organization Griffen said representatives of the society in 150 Detroit shops were notified of the result of bal loting which began last Saturday He said the vote was between 20 aid 25 tpilin favor of a strike and declaredthat more than 4000 bal lots were cast Code Proposed He said the mechanics associa tion several months ago had sub mitted a proposed code for tool and die makers to the national recov ery administration demanding a minimum wage of SI an hour with a top wage of an hour and a 30 hour week No result was forth coming he said He declared that in all he pected 30000 workmen to be fected by the strike saying number included other skilled work men who cannot continue to work while the tool and die makers are ex af the HIJACKERS SEEK PAROLE PHIL ONG GEORGE ERVIN out Is Over In Flint where an undetermined number of men are on strike at three units of the General Motors plant executives of the company today declared that so far as they were concerned the strike is over and said they were preparing to fill the places of strikers who had not returned to work Officials of the Buick and Chevrolet Motor com panies said they would consider any man who did not return to work to day as off the payroll Execu tives of the A C Spark Plug com pany another unit of General Mo Turn to pncc 10 coJnnm 2 AUNT MET By Robert Guillen 6V Its Johns own fault A regular allowance makes any woman feel too independent to get up an fix a mans breakfast ROBBER IS SHOT BY BANK TELLER Wounded Bandit Escapes in Scuffle but Is Caught by Policeman CHICAGO Sept 26 T A bank teller shot a robber with his own pistol In the Monroe street offices of the Bank of Nova Scotia today and thwarted a holdup that might have netted In a rough and tumble battle on the floor of the bank the confed Ring Lardner Loses His Fight With Tuberculosis Long Lean Succumbs in His 48th Year By DALE HARRISON NEW YORK Sept 26 Ring Lardner who once noted that there wasnt much difference between his native Niles Mich and his adopted New York because both begin with an N has lost his long fight against tuberculosis The lean six foot humorist who made you and me know Al and who became a ranking figiire of American literature died suddenly at his East Hampton Long Island home last night in the fortyeighth year of an active Interesting life Fought Disease For 10 years Ringgold Wilmer Lardner had fought the disease During those years with the spec ter drawing steadily closer his hu mor flowed on bringing laughs to the faces of those who saw on the stage Elmer the Great and then June Moon and to other tens of thbusands who read his Story of a Wonder Man Love Nest and other stories Heart disease complicated by other ailments was given by his doctors as the Immediate cause of death Only in the last few years has the Lardner typewriter gone on short hours His doctors ordered him to the southwest and he re mained there many months When he returned to New York several months ago he was reported much better His Days Over with the butt of his revolver then escaped to the street The wounded man shot through the neck also reached the street but was caught by a traffic policeman The two robbers entered the sec ond floor office of the Nova Scotia bank at opening time and rounded up the employes All were forced to His days of quantity production however were over He did a col d umn on radio in the weekly New lie on the floor Just as one of the pair was ready to rifle the tellers cages which contained 515000 in curren cy a man walked in the front door Attention of the robbers was di verted for the moment Francis J McElhernc chief teller sprang to his feet and snatched the pistol from one robber firing point blank The wounded bandit ran while his companion grappled with other em ployes struck right and left with his weapon and then broke away humorous critical col umn that carried a sting for those artists those sponsors and those stations which he felt were not serving the public need for enter tainment The sweep of the humor that filled You Know Me Al GuIIiblcs Travels Own Your Own Home and the hilarious How to Write Short Stories was gone Occasionally it flashed on those last published writings but the spontaneity and wit of Treat Em Rough The Young Immi grunts and Symptoms of Being 35 were not there Lardner was born in Niles Mich March G 1885 As he put it he was born during have a baby iveek In comparing Nilcs anil New York later he said there wns little advan tage cither way as the New York Turn lo page 10 column 1 j Death Decreed Lamson Swears He Is Innocent To File Appeal in Sentence After Conviction of Wife Murder SAN JOSE Cal Sept 26 David A Lamson Stanford Univer sity publishinghouse executive con victed of wife murder was sentenc ed today to hang at San Qucntin prison Dec 15 The sentence was pronounced af ter a motion for a new trial wai denied and Lamson stood before Su perior Judge R R Syer and said I know that under the law ano the verdict you can do nothing but impose the death sentence But my conscience is clear Before you and before God I am as innocent as you are yourself Defense attorneys filed notice of appeal immediately Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept president of Cuba has been in now two weeks One more week and he will be retired by the Cuban constitution for long service to his country He hasnt got many votes with him but he has some of the best marksmen in Cuba We have messed around now until we dont know whether to go in 01 have our foks come out Talk of opening seven thousand closed banks That will put over half million vice presidents on the payroll This fellow McKee that was mayor of N Y and was discharged for efficiency I see they are going to give him an other chance Maybe he will know enough to just be a N Y mayor the next time Yours WILL ROGERS ffopyrlitlit 1033 MtVnnitht Syndicate PARENTS ASKING JUDGE TO GRANT YOUTHS PAROLE Applications Filed to Suspend Five Year Sentence A vigorous fight was being car ned on Tuesday by parents am friends for reconsideration of th five year sentence and possible pa roling of the four youths who plead ed guilty in the district court Mon day to operating daring beer hi jacking operations Applications for parolewere filet Tuesday by attorneys for the four D H Fitzpatrick appearing fo George Ervin 23 E G Dunn foi Jesse Carroll 22 and L R Boom hower for Roy Zahrobsky 19 anc Phil Ong 20 They are asking that the mitti mua be withheld and that the cour fix a time and place to hear ora testimony in support of the appli cation for parole Was First Offense All four applications alleged tha tho defendants had not previouslj been convicted of a felony and tha they were free from social diseases one of the requisites for parole Judge Joseph J Clark who sen tenced the four confessed beer hi jackers to five years in tho stat reformatory at Anamosa Monday was expected to set a time of hear ing on the reconsideration aom time late Tuesday gone o record to The atat board of parole that the four men be given only a years stay at th reformatory providing their con duct justified it Needs Strong Showing The fact that they were armet with a revolver and two saps in their operatings in hijacking heei from moving trucks made consider ation of suspension of the sentence unlikely the judge stated althougl he said he recognized too the fact that they were from good families and that this was the first offense There would have to be a strong showing If I were to change the sentence the judge stated when informed that agitation was being carried on to procure a parole The fact they had these weapons indi cates they were on organized band ROOSEVELT GOES HOME FOR WORK To Study Further Plans to Expand Credit Boost Farm Prices WASHINGTON sept as wi President Roosevelt departed by special train today for York City where he will spend the light at a family reunion leaving tomorrow for a week at his Hyde Park home Ways to expand credit and lift arm prices topped the chores sched uled for even more intensive study by Mr Roosevelt after three crowd ed weeks spent canvassing ever phase of the federal push towar economic betterment These tasks have received the jresldents earnest attention from he hour of his return to the white louse after Labor day from a brief yachting hojjday New orders seek ng to boost farm incomes and aid NRA industries have been issue and demands forcurrency nflation apparently rejected for the present Expansion Program Newest developments in an n ensive credit expansion program was a promise given the president by steel executives to submit com petitive bids on a 700000 tonnage order for steel rails Mr Roosevelt ilanned to advance the 525000000 r more needed by the carriers to buy the the prices re low enough The steel purchase waa the sub ect of one white house conference esterday A cheaper dollar was the iibject of another in a plea for 926 money and price levels prescnt d by a farm group headed by Ed ward A ONeal president of the arm bureau federation Already the president has initiat d numerous federal moves aimed t higher farm prices and easier Turn to pazt 10 column D City Nearly Demolished in Hurricane 52 Bodies Recovered in Mexican Port After Storm MEXICO D P Sept 26 Military authorities reported to th war ministry today that the port o Tampico was virtually destroyed i yesterdays hurricane and that nu merous persons ncckdeep in th overflowing Panuco and Tamesi riv ers had been rescued The manager of the Tampico air drama said in a message that bodies had been recovered by noon Estimates have put the number o dead or injured as high as 5000 General Anselmo Valenzuela chief of military operations for th state of Tamauiipas said in a dls patch to the war ministry that th disaster was of great magnitude Tampico was placed under mar tial law Its harbor was closed t shipping As airplanes could not ge through to its flooded airport i OUTLAW CAPTURED AMERICANS ESCAPE WASHINGTON Sept 20 S Carey American vice consul at Tampico Mex advis ed the state department today that all Americans residing in the Tnmpico area are believed to have escaped injury from the hurricane which devastated that city State department records list 069American citizens living in the Tampico district was believed days might elapse be fore relief could reach the city To 6t disease It wa thought here might hold new dan gers Death nnd Destruction In the entire Tampico district a far west as 170 miles the storir spread death and destruction Th city of Cardenas in San Luis Potosi reported that at least 30 drowncc as the result of the collapse of railroad dam It was feared that many more ha been trapped by a sea of water and mud which swept the city destroy ing many houses Two trains were reported to have been completely covered by water etween Tampico and Cardenas The National Railways officials estimat ed that damage to their flooded or destroyed property would amount to 51000000 or more Heavy damage was done in the oil fields according to reports reaching here by way of San Luis Potosi Report Heavy IXJBSPB Throughout the rest of Mexico icavy losses were reported because of continuing rains Recent figures put Tampicos pop ilation at 100000 It is in the state of Tamaulipas and located in n rich ami semitropical district is con sidered the most important port in Mexico It is on the left bank of hc busy Panuco river seven miles rom its mouth on the Gulf of Mcx CO Its poorer districts are only two or three feet above the river but he better residential area is ahout 150 feet above the stream Pleads Not Guilty to Larceny Charge Bernadine Nitzkowski was ar raigned before Judge J J Clark in district court Monday afternoon charged with larceny She pleaded not guilty She was arrested Mon day morning at 217 South Federal avenue on a charge of stealing 69 The charge was filed by a travcl ng man from St Louis The cage was continued Tuesday jets Reduction in Alimony Payments Clyde R Sailey South ederal avenue gained a reduction of in his monthly alimony ayments in district court Monday before Judge J J Clark He now pays only 55250 NINE SHOOT WAY OUT OF PRISON MICHIGAN CITY Ind Sept 2G convicts armed with pistols iiot their way out of the Indiana tate prison here today wounded guard and kidnaped Sheriff harlcs Neal as a hostage GEORGE KELLY IN DEADLY FEAR OF KELLY BATES Shannon Resumes Stand in Trial for Kidnaping of Urschel OKLAHOMA CITY Sept 2fl UP unreasoning fear of George Machine Gun Kelly and Albert Bates prevented R G Shannon from notifying officers while Charles F Urschel was held captive at his Paradise Tex farm in July th middle aged farmer testified as h resumed the witness stand for cross examination in the kidnaping tria today I knew the boys Kelly on Bates had radios on their cars an that If T told on tlieni they wouk come back and I would not be alive my boy Armon would not be alive anil maybe Mr Urschel would no he alive today said Shannon ii answer to a government question The boy and Shannons wife Mrs Orn L Shannon are codefendant iu the trial Joseph B Kennan assistant United States attorneygeneral took up the examination where it was halted by recess after nearly a day of questioning yesterday Bode Man Third Crossing Victim in Four Months Auto Demolished When Hit by Train but Dynamite Stays Intact BODE Sept third fatal iccident in four months at a rail road crossing three miles east of Bode this morning claimed the life of Mclvin Hanson Bode Han son employe of the county was driving a Ford coupe which was struck by the passenger train at 7 oclock this morning Two boxes of dynamite which Hanson was hauling did not ex plode The auto however uag molished and Hanson died instant y He was riding alone This crossing Is where federal highway 169 crosses the Rock Is and tracks It is believed that an nqucst will not be held Dr Coding ton Humholdt coroner is investi gatingthe accident The body of Hanson has been rc noved to the Skaukstad funeral parlors Arrangements have not icon announced Hansons parents are both dead Hansons father was killed 10 years ngo In a collision with a Rock island train rash Kills Woman on Way Home From Funeral of Father WATERLOO Sept 26 While returning from the funeral ervices of her father Eugene N Draper Waterloo killed 10 days reviously in an autotrain crash ear Belview Minn Mrs Forrest ohnson 41 Montevideo Minn was illcd Monday night in a similar ac Ident on the same railroad line Minneapolis and St Louis within 0 miles of the scene of her fathers atal crash Mrs Johnsons son Ro erick 11 was injured and takento Montevideo hospital A daughter arbara 8 escaped unhurt WIFE OF OUTLAW AND 2 MEN ARE TAKEN WITH HIM Mrs Kelly Agrees to Answer Charges in Urschel Case MEMPHIS Tenn Sept 26 eorge E Machine Gun Kelly desperado of the southwest sought in connection with the kidnaping of Charles F Urschel Oklahoma City il man and on robbery charges surrendered peacefully to officers vho surprised him asleep in a rooming house here early today After talking with W A Roper department of justice operative Police Chief Will D Lee announced here was no question about the identity of the prisoner as Kelly Arrested with the outlaw were a woman Lee said was his wife Kath ryn Kelly 29 and two men describ ed as J R Tichnor 30 and S E Travis 20 Kellys capture was eC Jected by a group of officers who the house in which he and the others were sleeping Agrees to Return Mrs Kelly immediately agreed to to Oklahoma City to face ilmrgca in connection with the kid naping of Urschel At the same time she said she had planned to leave her husband and surrender In order to defend her parents Mr mid Mrs R G Shannon who are now on trial in Oklahoma City I was going hack to Oklahoma City tomorrow and give myself up the smartly dressed auburn haired woman told newspapermen Kelly told me he would kill me if I did but I was going anyway Thlnlclngof I dont care about myself Im thinking about my parents the Shannons Kelly and his wife are the two fugitives who are under indictment in connection with the Urschel kid naping Detective Sergeant W J Ranov Kelly appeared at the door of the home with a pistol Drop that gun Kelly Raney said he told him Kelly peacefully put up the gun and surrendered I have been waiting for you nil light Rancy quoted him as say g Well we are here was Raneys inswer Refuses to Talk At the police station Police Chief said Kelly admitted his Identity but refused to talk Chief he was quoted aa say ng Im not talking about any hing Later smiling broadly and smnk ng one cigaret after another Kel y remained silent in another intcr with police As Chief Lee walked into his cell ic demanded Who arc you Im chief Lee was the reply Give me a light then was Kcl ys response Noticing the fugitives yellow hair Lee asked When did you dye your hair Thats been that wny a long time Kelly answered Plans to Get Out Tell the world I will he out of this jail before long Kelly said They got me but keeping me Is another matter Asked why he came to Memphis and if he expected to hide here Kelly only smiled Well you see it was a case of iny old port in a storm he said An island would have done I had no intention of stayingin Memphis list happened through hero on the way somewhere a little business to attend to here Pointing to the armed guards about his cell he remarked Say chief looks like there might Tiim to pnffr 10 column 1 IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy cooler In east and fioutli portions Tucnday Wednesday fair slightly warmer in west and centra portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 1 hour period ending at 8 oclock ucsday morning Maximum Monday jn Minimum in Alpfht 47 Al 8 A M Tuesday rjalnfuU 1 ;