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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home OVg tin VOL XXXIX THE NEWSPAPER THAT HAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED WillWoodin Resign Job Everyone Grins at Latest Reason Rumored By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON Sept 27 The report is circulating around treasury quarters again that Secre tary Woodln soon will resign This time the reason is so bizarre that nearly everybody grins broadly when it IB heard He will quit to take over a mu sic p u b 1 i s hing house backed by a New York fi nancier the re ports say What those who have only a cursory know ledge of the treasury secre tary cant under stand is why Woodin should be come the head of any concern that is backed by someone else Already he IB head in his own right of a dozen or so big companies which are getting along very nicely Cheap Publicity Cheap publicity for somebody ia the way Woodins friends des cribe it c The facts are that the secretary has just moved from his swanky UVILUAM H WOODtN downtown hotel apartment to a M dut KIDNAPING TRIAL GIVEN TO JURY ELIMINATED BREWER ACTION Insufficient Evidence of Fraud Contention of Defendant The jury continued to stand aside Wednesday in the trial of Mrs Helen Brewers action against the Firestone Tire and Rub ber company while attorneys battled with the legal phases of the case Having succeeded In eliminating he breach of contract count in th slaintiffs petition the defendant Wednesday morning followed with a motion that Judge T A Beard Attorneys ArgueJMotion for Directed SECOND IN LEGION CANDIDATE direct a verdict in behalf of mansion In the neighborhood where he defendant in the remaining the capitals notables reside fraua After a day of researc and argu ment on the breach of cd tract mo tion following the completion of Monday the capitals n Also those who ought to know say that while the secretary was a white house guest upon his return to Washington from his long illness he and President Roosevelt discussed in detail treasury policies to be fol tf lowed for the next six months or more Labors New Deal If the talk of labor experts in and around NRA headquarters means anything a new type of leader of the working class in this country is in the offing the plaintiffs Thereinbe future Tinder the new system labors leaders foresee a future place in the political and social scheme which will be the greatest in history The influence of the working classes will be tremendous Their influence however as one expert puts it will depend on the intelligence of their leaders Some visualize a setup pattern ed afterPresident Roosevelts cel ebrated brain planning group which will both instruct and lead Takes His Time No one here believes for a mo ment that the administration will be hurried on the question of in flation no matter how stiff the pres sure This belief was strengthened when a delegation of farmers from the south arrived to urge currency inflation on Roosevelt and were told that while the president would meet them they would have to wait their turn However F D R can make up i his mind quickly when he wants to I on inflation or any other subject He talked aimlessly to a gathering of news correspondents at a regu lar press conference exactly 15 min utes before he rocked them with the news that the country was off the gold standard He likes to do such tilings at times 4 Boat Passengers Injured in Collision on River During Fog POUGHKEEPSIE N Y Sept 27 passengers of the Hudson river night line boat Renselaer were injured and 127 endangered when a Swedish freighter the Rox ena collided with the passenger boat in a fog about 2 a m today None was seriously hurt evening Judge Beordmore announ ced Tuesday evening he would sus tain the motion but would not make his entry until Wednesday mornln giving plaintiff attorneys an oppor tunity to present further authori ties Dismissed Count The plaintiffs however announ ced the dismissal of the count when court convened Wednesday morning whereupon Lester Dibble defend rngy jnpved for a direct J on the grounds otinsuf evidence to support plaintiff claims of fraud There are only three main mis representations upon which the plaintiff relies Mr Dibble said She claims first that on Aug 15 1930 Ashley and Bain of the Des Moines branch office of the Firestone company told her the McCollough twins at Des Moines made in six years were making to a month and that she ought to do equally wel Secondly she claims she was prom ised an exclusive territory of 2 counties Thirdly she claims sh was promised a commission of fron 25 to 27 per cent She claims that she did no make from 800 to 1000 a month that she was not given an exclusiv territory and that the company national and commercial account discount was a breach of contrac on the commission On Future Profits We object to the first claim on the grounds that it is representa tion of future profits on which the plaintiff has no right to base a claim Mr Dibble cited a large number of cases in support of thia state ment This representation if it was a representation was wholly in the Associated Press Pftofo Kay Murphy of Ida Grove is Iowas favorite son candidate lor the national commandership of tho American Legion at the October convention In Chicago He formerly the Iowa state commander Licensing System Applicable to All V V Organized Labor Begins Its Official Analysis of Recovery Act SPt 27 future he continued Besides it in AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont see why a woman has brains They dont keep her from fallin in love and she never uses em after she i does volved a situation in a city of 130 000 compared with one of less than 23000 There can bj no basis for a claim here The fact that Mrs Brewer was told the contract she signed had to have the approval and signature of Turn to page 4 column 4 CONVJCTSEflDE 2 POLICE TRAPS 10 Desperadoes Believed to Have Split up Into 3 Groups MICHIGAN CITY Ind Sept 27 convicts fleeing desper ately from the Indiana state peni tentiary were hunted by armed posses in remote sections of the state today and at least twice eluded elaborate police traps Prison officials said the fugitives two of them serving life terms for murder wore dangerous Fears were expressed that they might shoot their way through any inter desperadoes were be labors official analysis act began today vith a recommendation to one de buslnT5 SyStem ftoeaH business and industry That recommendation was cm in ia submitted to the metal trades department of the fed eration by John Prey LOANS GRANTED FOR 14 PROJECTS PLANNEDINIOWA Cedar Rapids Receive Largest Allotment to Build Sewers WASHINGTON Sept 27 tfj lowa governmental units wer granted by the publl works administration today for projects A total of 52332260 was allotted for 31 nonfederal projects in 12 states the money intended to pro vide 19383 manmonths of quick employment The city of Cedar Rapida re ceived the largest single Iowa al lotment for sewerage con struction Cedar Rapids also was allotted for Linn county sec ondary roads The Cedar Rapids sewerage loan was made on the basis of a 30 per cent outright grant with the re maining 70 per cent being lent on the project and to be repaid to the federal government 30 Per Cent Lent All the other Iowa loans were made on the basis of 30 per cent of the cost of labor and materials with the remaining 70 per cent to be raised locally The other Iowa projects and their amountswereas follows Union Iowa school Ss 000 Toledo street S2590 Ames storm sewer S900U and sewage system 6000 Boone countyconstruction Story county highway Dallas county secondary roads Newton sewerage 510000 Bm Stan S they get through their unm rccov re Unification of Labor William Green president of the leaeration and other officials arc Hopeful the convention next week the preparatory meetings this V 1B a Sreater unifica tion of labor to take advantage of ts opportunities under the Jry act As Prey put it in ort to the metal trades recvery and the na rather than end They indicate a definite turn n the road over which business men have been travelingsince our American industries had their ori feclernl regulation has been stabhshed which piaced definite urbs upon the vaunted rugged in JVJnnnTJciw nf fj jj to b iJi of the industry which n practice had too frequently de Turn to pate 4 tolnmn 61 metsburg water works Lohrville municipal building 000 Cedar Rapids Linn countyi secondary roads 5000 Pocahon tas storm sewer largest to Cleveland The largest of todays individual grant was to the city of Turn to pane 4 column 2 MBSJIXGETS MEXICO DIVORCE Screen Star and ExWife on Best of Terms After Separation LOS ANGELES Sept 27 The film colony had another friend ly divorce to talk about today in that of Richard Dix screen star and the former Winifred Coe San Francisco society girl Mrs Dixs attorney disclosed she had obtained a decree at Juarez Mexico on the grounds of cruelty last June 29 but like most recent Hollywood separations she and her husband issued a joint statement in which they said they were part ing the best of friends The attorney declared a substan tial property settlement was made out of court and the actor had created a trust fund for the cou ples 10 months old daughter Mary Dix and the society girl eloped to Yuma Oct 20 1931 They had known each other since childhood Verdict Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Sept Turner crossed the country in 10 hours Thats bringing towns too close to gether Railroads are finally waking up They are building a new train now that wasnt modeled in the 90s But we have to take the bad news with the good Ring Lardner died Xou can always get better planes better trains but we cant get another Ring Larduer What a privilege to have known him since those good old days when he wrote sketches for Mr Ziegfelds Follies In years to come when libraries put just books in one wing and literature in the other you might be able to find Lardncrs Writings right m with the literature icours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1S33 McNauBM Syndics CLAUSSEN GIVE COURT SEAT BY EmployerLabor Strife Continues on Many Fronts As NRA Mediators Settle Strikes New Disputes Break Out BULLETIN boQrd was informed today that the Ford Motor companys assembly nt Chester Iu Jlud b dosed down Indefinitely By THE ASSOCIATED 1IIESS Capitallabor strife continued to ut kinks in the nations economic news Wednesday NRA mediators rnv saw others calt out into new strikes The government disclaimed wor y about the situation Secretary of ommerce Daniel C Roper speak g in New York Tuesday said ch disputes are only natural in transitional stage and should not diSUrb the From New York where news papers estimated 75000 to 100000 on strike to a lonjr list of walkoWtried the skill of mediators High spots of the situation were Strike In Detroit the Their leaders place number of strikers at 8 000 Washington NRA sends media tors to settle auto strike of Emck Chevrolet and A c spark workers at Flint Mich Hartford Conn Truck drivers rlke paralyzed truck trans jSix of Eight Justice Voting Concur in Decision DES MOINES Sept 27 Iowa supreme court today upheld the right of Justice George Clnussen to retain his seat on the bench t Which he was appointed by Gov Turner shortly before the election last November The decision was concurred In bj six of the eight voting justices Jus tice Truronn S Stevens republican wrote the majority opinion whicl received the concurrence of Chiei Justice E G Albert Justices Wil ham D Evans and Jamea W Kin dig republicans and Maurice F Donegan ancl John W Anderson democrats The dissenting opiaion written by Justice J W Kintzingcr demo crat was concurred in by Justice R F Mitchell also a democrat Appointed by Turner Classen wa3 appointed by Gov ernor Turner to fill the vacancy caused by the death on Oct 15 1932 of Justice E A Morling He was named after the republican state central committee had select ed htm as the candidate for the Va the Eenrnl election Nov O 3ejuocrHueV state centra committee nomhiated HUberrtrtter back of Des Moines to oppose Claussen ln the general election Utterback polled 472922 votes to 377375 for Claussen The state can vossing hoard neld Ulterback elect cd and certified him for the office Subsequently quo warranto pro ceedings were brought on behalf of Uaussen by tile Clinton county at torney to determine the validity of his claim to the supreme court post Utterback was named in the pro ceedings at the order of the district court No Vacancy Existed The point involved was the con tention that under the statutes no vacancy exlatcd on the supreme court since the vacancy caused by Justice Morlings death occurred J Silk strike con although workers of one concern agree to return Philadelphia Bread wagon driv whotOVertllrned wagons strike Bread deliver Coal Miners Quit ference The 10 I VTiit M UK Heved to have separated into at least three groups Four of the men still held captive Sheriff Charles Neel of Corydon Ind Two other kidnap victims whose auto mobiles the felons commandeered had been released The convicts desperation was ex pected to be increased because murder charges were a possibility against some of them Physicians said Fmley P Carson a prison clerk shot in the hip and abdomen during the escape might die Constitutional Test Upon AntiHoarding Act Seen Attorney Indicted by Federal Jurors foi Having Gold NEW YORK Sept 27 erick Barber Campbell attorney who yesterday filed suit to test the constitutionality of President Roosevelts orders against gold hoarding was indicted by a federal vvu uj xcucini grand jury on a charge of hoarding Campbells suit was filed in fed eral court yesterday against the Chase National bank to compel that nstitution to return to him 27 bars of gold bullion he said he had en trusted to the banks care First Defendant Federal authorities here said that he indictment today made him the irst defendant in a prosecution in volving the gold executive order hoarding act and The indictment charged him with hoarding gold in violation of an act of congress and the executive or der of the president of Aug 28 last Places No Value Although Campbell placed no val ue on the bullion in his complaint the indictment returned today charged that he held gold bullion valued at nnd is re quired by the act of congress and the executive order to file a report concerning this with the secretary of the treasury and to surrender it Violation of the gold hoarding regulations is punishable by a 10 year prison sentence or a 000 fine The indictment was voted cmicklv nfter U S Attorney George Z Me nalie and Assistant U S Attorney Thomas E Devvcy presented their evidence to the grand jury a i CftUflfcd a spread of the mine holiday in Lnft Dnnnn J7 1 belt Several hundred men In Allegheny county were dissuaded from enter ing workings A caravan of pickets from Fuy et e and Westmoreland countira called out more than 2300 in Cam bria and Somerset The Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal company announced 4500 of its men were out in Indiana Arm uvoiu uucmjreu less than 30 days before the gener al election Hence Claussen claimed that his appointment held over and the election was void The district court upheld his con tention and the supreme court af ter a lengthy review of the statute concluded that the vacancy did no exist and the election was voi and without effect It further reasoned that authoi ily to fill a vacancy appearing in i elective state office at the next gen cral election exists only when sue vacancy occurs 30 days or mor previous to the date of the election iNFAfALLY HURT IN MISHAP Two Dead and Third Badly Injured When Their Car Overturns Iowas Bank to Profit by Credit Plans Refinancing of Farn Mortgages to End Restrictions GlobeGazette Washington Bureau WASHINGTON Sept tor further refinancingfarm mort gages now being worked out joint by the Iowa State banking depart ncnt and the Federal Land Banl olficials are expected to free a nura her of large banks in Iowa fron restrictions the Farm Credit ad ministration announced today The refmincing of farm mort gagea to the extent of hek By the Woodbury county Savinc bank at Sioux city has already en abled that bank to enter the unre class Of the lent on the se mrity of first mortgages by th cderal Land bank of Omaha sine more than ha farmers obligations t closed banks thus aiding the bank o pay depositors Another was lent t creditors of farmerborrowers wh n turn were indebted to closec banks Thus with the exception o a small sum which went for th myraent of delinquent taxes th ulk the money loaned by th and bank has refinanced Indebted ness to institutions which one wa have bem under restricted conditions Omah Jankindicatesthat 180d6000 o cans have been approved which vhen made will help In this refi ancng program in that land bank 27 OBTWO 111 women were fatally injured shortly before midnight last night when their car overturned Virtually every mine in Indiana county was closed 30000 to 40000 walkouts brought the t0ta3 to netween 30000 and men There was no disorder Washington Threatened strike of airplane pilots is averted San Francisco George Creel re signed western district administra tor for NRA says When the au hm yt attic ciisputes shifts to Washington the first of next month It leaves me without power to act Although we have averted 17 major strikes already headquarters apparently thinks it best to handle matters from that twice in a ditch about five miles south of Hanover 111 on route SO The victims Mrs Roy Elliott 40 who died in an ambulance enroute to a Savanna hospital and Mrs Ira Shaw 53 who died at a Savanna hospital about midnight Little hope is being held for Mrs R E Dawe also of Elizabeth who is suffering from internal injuries and n possible skull fracture at a Savanna hospital R E Dawe driver of the auto mobile escaped serious injury The blowout of a rear tire was given as the cause of the accident Bond Issue Approved in Atlantic Election ATLANTIC Sept 27 pincecl their approval on a bond issue to be used in part pay ment of a new courthouse to replace the old one burned 38 months ago Remainder of the funds are to come from the emergency works fund The vote was 3563 to EXPECT BAN ON PRICE SLASHING Currency Inflation Backers Will Give Credit Plan Its Chance WASHINGTON Sept 27 RAs retail trade code plans as ume big proportions In the federal covcry drive today upon indica ons that some ban on extreme rice cutting would be approved Both the master retail code and e retail druggist rccommcnda ns contain important price provi ns The retailers would prohibit ies uelow aprice representing lolesale cost plus 10 per centthe druggist would bar sales of trade markod goods at 1 dlwountof more than 21 per cent llle makers fixed price Final approval still must he ob tamed from Hugh S Tolnsou but fncnda of the plan recalled that the gcneralonce told the retailers pub licly that riiHiles1 competition and does not assist pros Johnson Still Working Johnsons continuea absence from Ills office because of an infection did not interrupt his studies of the retail charters and other NRA de velopments including soft coal His aides expressed confidence that be fore the coal code becomes effec tive Monday its application to captive mines will be settled and basic wage rates for Alabama and West Kentucky districts fixed Coincident with President Roose velt s departure for his Hyde Park ionic advocates of currency infla tion were urged by Senator Thomas D Oltla to stand hack lonK enough to permit a full trial of M Roosevelts credit expansion pro ram Ordit Failure While Thomas personally predict ed failure of the credit efforts a number of government agencies vere doing their utmost to create asler credit with the desire of locating farm prices and assisting NRA industries One the public works ndminls ration found actual outlays of ash progressing so slowly however hat some officials felt Mr Roose elt would have to make a personal emand for speed More than a billion and a half ollars of public works funds have allocated but less than 00000 spent NO DEFENSE FOR EITHER BATESOR BAILEY OFFERED Former BrothermLaw of Kelly Admits He Went for Ransom CITY Sept 27 r accused as one of the actual kidnapers of Charles Urscnel and Harvey Bailey no touoiis southwestern outlaw two of the 10 persons on trial for the kid naping put their fntes ii the hands ot the jury today without offering a word of defense uiniing With unexpected suddenness at torneys for the two heavily guarded defendants rested their cnset imme diately after Armon Shannons tes timony had concluded the defense of himself his father R G Shan non and his stepmother Mrs Ora Shannon These developments left only the defense of the five remaining Min neapolis and St Paul defendants to te presented before Federal Judee Edgar S Vaught instructs the jury and attorneys make their final arjm nieiits B The Twin Cities men Sam KOK berg Sam Kronick Isadorc Blum enfeld Barney Bcrman and Cliff are accused ns money changers a small part of the ransom money having been recov ered with their arrests FIND RANSOM MONEY MEMPHIS Term Sept37 John of VHXl nounced Ramsay at torney and former brotherinlaw of George Machine Gun Kelly confessed today that Kelly sent lim to Coleman Texas to get part of the F Urschel ransom money 250 of which was re overed near Coleman today Kelly got 575000 of the S200 00 Urschcl ransom money and Al ert Bates got another ieith said Bates is among those ow on trial at Oklahoma City Money Divided Up The other money was divided mong lesser participants Keith ddcd Kelly was broke when he got to lemphls Every effort he made to et the buried money near Cole ian was thwarted He attempted me and again to get it Keith said he knew Kelly was in hicago Sept 21 when two mcs cngcrs of the federal reserve bank ere held up nnd a Chicago police an xvas killed He left immediately thereafter ir Memphis the officer said Missed by 12 Hours We missed capturing Kelly by 2 hours in San Antonio Texas ept Il He WBS spotted on his way I to get some of his money but got out of town just 12 hours before we arrived Ramsey was arrested this morn ing when he went to police head quarters Keilh said he took Ger aldlne Arnold the little girl who revealed the whereabouts of the Kellys to Fort Worth Texas from Memphis after Mrs Pellv had brought her here as a blind rep resenting the child ns her daughter Ramsey is a brother of Kellys firsl wife roiiltry Oroups Unite DES MOINES Sept 27 fft The Iowa Baby Chick association and the Iowa Poultry Improvement association today voted merging of the two groups under the name of the latter 3fit Wea lowun Killed by Tree TREYNOR Sept 27 BKuner I arrangements are being made for Henry Preose 39 who was killed hen a tree he was cutting down ll on him IOWA WEATHER Fair not qnUo no cool In the west nnd north portions prnh In the enot portion Wednesday night Thursday air nnd warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 54 Minimum In Night At 8 A M Wednesday M ItnlnfuU M With n temperature of 33 de grees Mason City Wednesday morning was treated to Its first frost of the season It was present on lawns and roofs until 7 oclock Whether it was sufficient to kill vegetation wasnt immediately ov idenL ;