Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on September 8, 1933 · Page 5
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Sign Up With Uo y«ur «•<>. Your «M*d KOW «»d wtaww ter If >•« jr Miffer thto win- Ames Tribune STORY O U N T Y ' S DAILY WEATHKK rOKJfcAJT In Partly wttt an* cooltr txMpt In •xtrtim MMtfc- eastern portion. VOLUME LZVH Official Amu an* ttory County P«p«r AXBI, IOWA. TODAY, 8EPTEMBKR «, 1933. United Prta* W|r« Servlc* HO. M U.S. READY TO INTERVENE IN CUBA GOVT, SEEKS TO UNITE RIVAL FACTIONS Students Threaten To Fire on American Marines By United Pratt Cuba's revolutionary executive committee Friday formally reorganized the nation's military command, arranged to feed the hungry and declared that danger of United States intervention had been avoided. Mexico then recognized the new revolutionary government, the first recognition by any foreign power. Acting in the name of the executive committee of five, Sergio Carbo announced the appointment of three prominent revolt figures, two sergeants and one lieutenant, to command of the army and navy. Carbo said the committee plans eventually to convoke a constitutional assembly to restore peace and normality to Cuba. Constitutional reform is the most serious political issue. Havana was tranquil and the palace deserted. HAVANA, OLE)—Cubr.'s revolutionary government appealed urgently to army officers and political leaders of all parties Friday to unite in its support Only Tjy united action could order be'pre- served and American intervention avoided, the government said. Tired after thret days work with little sleep, the two university professors, lawyer, newspaper man and banker who comprise the executive committee government engaged in a series of conferences from early Thursday night until 4:05 a. m. Friday. Political leaders of half a dozen partjes emerged 'from the palace non-commital. A small group of army officers who waited to the last, half-heartedly authorized Sergio Carbo, TommHttetnan and acting secretary of war,, to" seek * compromise with the .enlisted mjn who ousted tbe*Ao«ie*r* Mondfty C H. Parkhurst, Crusader, Walks ' * Sleep Killed In ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. OLE) — Dr. Charles H. Parkburst, fighting preacher and reformer, who shocked the country in the 90's with blistering denunciations of vice and Tammaay hall, was killed Friday while walking In bis sleep. He walked out of his bedroom in the home of his nephew. Winthrop Parkhurst, and passed thru an open window onto the roof of a porch from which he fell to the ground. Dr. Parkhurst was 91, feeble but still possessing a sharp tongue. The oratory from his pulpit in the 90*s broke Tammany hall's grip on New York city, exposed a liaison between organized vice and politics, and launched a reform era that extended from one end of the country to the other. Parkhnrst had a gift for phrase making. the PC's, when it was fashionable to shudder at a public glimpse of a feminine ankle, he made the discreet precincts of his Madison Square Presbyterian church, reverberate with "This city is hell with the lid off." the jsbnnnfitee in. night and put power. Events of the hours before and during the-long meeting showed how important any move from any political faction might be. . . . r rTk«'-'Ainirican cruiser Richmond aid destroyer Bainoridge arrived in Havana harbor, joining the destroyer McFarland. The Destroyer Sturtevant was at Santiago, "at the other end of the island. Other destroyers were on the way to various ports. . Communists, students and women threatened to defend the ? capital if marines" were landed. A communist demonstration __ that might have precipitated a riot was handled with utmost skill. President Roosevelt's firm attitude that any threat to foreign interests would result in landing of American marines and blue-jackets from the fleet speeding to Cuban waters brought the turbulent Cuban political situation to a crisis. Jealous of Cuba's sovereignty, and fearful over threats from, communists, students and even women that they would fire on any Americans who -landed, the five executive cbmmitteemf n who seized power Sunday . night sought to bring agreement among all parties on a government that might win American recognition. While conference proceeded 18 American seamen were erecting on top of the American embassy a beam signal system by means of which messages could be winked to warships in the harbor for transmission to Washington. <J) " McChesney Case Recalled by Suit 'Filed at Iowa City IOWA CITY (U.E)—Prof. W. T. Root, head of the University of Iowa history department, asked $2,9io judgment against the ^receivership of the First National bank of Iowa City in a suit on file here Friday. : Professor Root charges that'the late W. j. McChesney, then president of the bank, failed to pay a mortgage held by F. W. Kemmerle with money given to him for that purpose. Succumbs Suddenly to Heart Disease BERNE, Switzerland, OI»—King Feisal of Irak died Friday of heart disease after a. brief illness. , Feisal was a descendant of Fa tima who was the only surviving child of the prophet Mohammed He was one of the few real winners in the World war. He arrived here recently on a vacation that was delayed by the campaign of his army against Assyrian rebels. He was 50 years old. The army engaged irregulars to aid it, and the irregulars slaughter- edyjhundreds of Chr4*tian.. Assyr ians. He wsrki'^fa hii way to Switzerland whin British and other JOHNSON GIVES protests caus.ed him to return to Bagdad, his colorful capital. He set" out again, part of the .way by airplane, and arrived at Berne ( .unly to take to his bed, ilL It was not thought his ailment was serious. His Prime Minister, General Burt Pasha, was at his bedside. Feisal is succeeded to the throne by his eldest son, the Emir Ghazi, who was born at Mecca 21 years ago. The three elder children are girls. Educated largely at Constantinople, Feisal identified himself "with the Arab nationalist movement. He escaped from the Turks in 1915, went, to the Hedjaz and played a dominant part in the revolt" of the Arabs, during the World war. He commanded the Arab forces with General AHenby's army and at the end - of the war took charge in Ayria. He was proclaimed king in 1920 hut being unable to come to terms with the French who held the Syrian mandate, he left the country. In 1921 he was elected king of Irak in a plebiscite in which he received 96 per ^ent of the votes. SOFT COAL Closes Door to Hair- Splitting on Details WASHINGTON OLE)—Coal operators and union leaders weri given to understand by Recovery Administrator Hugh S. Johnson Friday that the bituminous coal code drafted by the government was going to be the law of th« industry^ He warned that he would not tolerate specious argument,on minor details. Johnson said suggestions for reasonable modifications of the code would be received up to* 6 p. m. Saturday, and considered at a public hearing Monday afternoon but be closed the door to further attempts to delay promulgation of the code by hair-splitting wrangling, and said that if agreement was not reached he would Impose the code arbitrarily. The code establishes a new basis of employer-worker relations, and eliminates destructive' competitive practices. It provided a 36-hour week, either averaged from six-month weekly working periods of 32 hours and- 40 hours each, or by straight 36-hour weeks thruout the year. No em- ploye shall be required to work more than tight hours a day. Machinery was provided for a majority of organized employed workers to share the available work with bona fide unemployed workers of the same mine. No qualification of the collective bargaining guarantee of the recovery act was included in the -labor provision, and employers were required to comply with the code's provisions on hours, wages, and other conditions of employment. Basic minimum wages of $5.63 a day .were provided for workers- in Montana, ranging downward to $3 a day In Alabama,. Other minimus, specified- were, Illinois and northern .Colorado; $5; Iowa,, except-,Wayne ^nd Appanoose counties, f4.7ft; Pennsylvania; Ohio, Panhandle district of West Virginia and Michigan, $4.60; Missouri, Kansas. Arkansas, Oklahoma and Wayne and Appanoose counties in Iowa, $3.75. Price cutting, rebates, consignment .of unordered coal, predating or postdating of contracts, prepayment of freight charges, splitting of commissions and misrepresentation and deception were prohibited as unfair competetive practices. A fair market price was defined broadly as a price sufficient to provide for the cardying out of the National Recovery Act, the payment of minimum wages, and the furnishing of stable employment. Agencies shall (Continued on Page Four) Marines Await Orders to Move Into Cuba; Million Rounds of Ammunition Ready; All Leaves Cancelled; Morale Is High QUANTICO, Va. (UE)—A marine infantry regiment and an air tquad- ron impatiently awaited th« government's next move in the Cuban situation Friday. :' l The troops were ready to sail, and the pilots eager to fly. Officers studied regulations for peaceful occupation of cities. The marine pilots had not yet had time to unpack from their trip to the Chicago air races, but what they w nted was. action. A foreign ex- Col. Edward E. Banker, seventh regiment quartermaster officer, lined up some ,60,000 issues of dally rations, one month's food supply. Nearly a million rounds of ammunition were on the supply officer's list, along with machine guns, trench mortars, 3.7-millimeter rifles band and rifle grenades, tear gas candles, an ambulance, trucks, automobiles and motorcycles. Lt. Col. Ross E. Rowell, commander of the aircraft squadron of pedltion is fife's greatest thrilia for the east coast expeditionary force a soldier. ' j and highest ranking officer in mar- ine aviation, supervised preparations of the observation planas for fighting service. The gayest marine was Col. Richard P. Williams, regimental commanding officer who had time and a smile for everybody. He reported morale perfect The troops went about their tasks quietly and seriously, resisting the desire to turn handsprings when they thot of the tropical wonders of Havana. Brig. Gen. Charles H. Lyman, who was a colonel only Thursday, received congratulations on his p -ictlon. He is chief of staff of the marine corps expeditionary forces, and if an expedition to Cuba should grow to a brigade, or larger, likely would be in command The mobilization brot Claude C. Bennett, pharmacists' mate, Philadelphia navy yard, hurrying back from a proposed 30-day honeymoon in Canada with his bride of a week; Marvin B. Gale, .chief pharmacist's mate, Portsmouth, Va., naval hospital came from the side of his wife and baby, girl, four hours old. A Presidential Farewell to Vacation Days I CODE EFFECTIVE IN OIHN DUSTRY Price Fixing Dispute Continues WASHINGTON (UK) — The oil industry began operating Friday under federal production allotments designed to stabilize output and prices, but battle lines were drawn in a fresh controversy over direct government price-fixing. The powerful Standard Oil Company of New Jersey again was in the lead in fighting price fixing. Outcome of the battle apparently will depend on how the industry fares under the;, restrictions designed to balance production and consumption. Secretary of Interior Ickes, oil code administrator, laid down the regulations which limited national oil output to 2,409,700 barrels daily, effective at 7 a. m., Friday, and allocated this production among the It was a tanned, rested and happy President Roosevelt who arrived at Washington after a vacation at Hyde Park and a cruise aboard the yacht Nourmah'al. Here he's shown giving a final salute to members of the yacht's crew as he leaves for the white house accompanied by Kermlt Roosevelt (center) and Vincent Astor, owner of. the Nourmahal. HEARING DATE SET -WASHINGTON OJ.E)— The NRA announced Friday that hearings on the proposed code for the newspaper publishing industry would begin Sept 22, in the department of commerce auditorium. Herring Will Be Adviser to Board of NRA DBS MOINES (ED—Gov. Clyde Herring will desert his chair Jn the Iowa state house next. week or a temporary return to the atmosphere of the automobile trade. He will leave Sunday, he said Friday, for Washington to become adviser to the NRA industrial board when it considers a proposed code for automobile dealers. He will remain there about a week. While in Washington, he also plans to confer with federal officials in an effort to speed up general recovery plans in Iowa. ' Son Seridiisly Injured in Fall SAN FRANCISCO (UE>—George Sunday, r 40, .son" of the famed evangelist, Billy Sunday, was near death Crest of Flood Due in Lower Valley RIO GRANDEV CITY, Tex. OLE) —Workers patrolled the banks of j at a hospital her,e Friday after fall-: the rising Rio Grande Friday in an j ing to the pavement from his fourth- effort to avert'further hardship to floor apartment, the hurricane-damaged lower valley/'- '• - : ; /'_..' . l Crest of .the flood resulting from a 10-inch rain in northern Mexico is due here Friday. Water started thru the flood systems at Ojo De ROOSEitXASliS GREATER EFFORT Urges AH of Nation to Aid Unemployed • WASHINGTON Roosevelt Friday Gran Jeno Thursday Test Your Knowledge test questions? Tur. to for the answers. >f these Page 5 1. Name the chief river in Indiana. 2. Name the capital of Tibet. 3. What whipping instrument was used in old Russia for punishment of criminals? irao-ni . <• '? " bat year was the first aTj^^J^ Federal Census taken? 5. Where Is the University of California iocaied? 6. Where is the Copper river 7. Who was Richard Wagner? 8. Of what state is Olympla the capital ? 9. Under rhlch 'president did Philander r. Knox serve n,s attorney ger.ernl? 10. Wlint was the name of Brutus'i wifej i Lieut Gov. Kraschel Opens Fight On Direct Buying by Big Packers Outlines Own Idea of Long Range Program for Iowa's Agriculture "Unless they can convince me I am wrong, and I don't think they can, I expect to continue this fight until every livestock concentration yard maintained by the big Chicago packers is swept from the state of Iowa," declared Lieut. Gov. Nels G. Kraschel in an address to 2,500 people at Slater Thursday night. The address was the climaxing feature of the annual dairy day celebration sponsored by the Slater Cooperative creamery for its patrons and other residents of the Slater community. The lieutenant governor, who had spoken previously Thursday at Norway and Marion, declared that the packers were using the concentration yards to buy hogs at their own price. "They split up the territory," he said, "in order to have no competition out here where the hogs are grown. Then the fact that they have purchased a substantial part of their requirements direct gives them a chance to hang back and not compete actively in the Chicago or other central markets. The result is low prices there which in turn affect the prices paid at the concentration points." "There was a time not so very long ago," Kraschel said, in an interview after his address, "when the packers' buyers In Chicago were on the market at 5 o'clock In the morning. They had to be in order to get hogs to start slaughtering when the ment went to work at the packing plants. Now they have a large part of their needs already on hand, purchased a day or two before here In Iowa. The, result is that they let the. hogs In Chicago He around In the yards until about 11 o'clock before tlie.y even begin tn show Inter- Agua and 'night The Red \Cross continued relief wtrk and Texas officials took additional steps to halt suffering. Additions were expected to the Red Cross death list of 24. Fruit worth millions torn from the trees by the wind will be salvaged ant shipped under an emergency shipping regulation ordered by J. E. McDonald, Texas commissioner of^agriculture. Gov. .Miriam Ferguson issued a second proclamation appealing for donations to the relief fund started by the Red Cross with an appropriation of $25,000. Howard Bonham, Red Cross relief director, estimated 20,000 persons were in need and that |100,000 would be required. A special train brot 30,000 loaves of bread from. San Antonio. Other trains brot drinking water to supply the needs of several points where water systems are still out of commission. 1 Military authorities at Fort Sam j Houston were asked for 1,000 tents Medical detachments from that post continued to treat injured and to take steps to prevent the spread of disease. Workers accompanied by mule- drawn army ambulances continued to seek bodies in debris covered sections. Parties were dispatched by boats to islands along the coast in quest of adidtional persons who may have been marooned. Library BoXTwill Be Available in All Schools This Year Collections of books from the ' His, wife, : the former' Mauryn Reichard, Hollywood mannequin and.dancer, told police she heard, crash of broken glass in anothe room after Sunday struck her anc ordered his mother from the apart ment'. Sunday, conscious for a moment whispered ;that he fell thru the win dow while watering a fern. Physicians held slight ; hope fo: his 'recovery. He suffered a com pound fracture of the right thigh double fracture of the jaw and other minor injuries. Mrs. Sunday was treated at thi hospital for a broken finger. Her eye was blackened. She said that her husband was suffering from a nervous break down brought on by financial reverses. A week ago she telegraphed for his mother, Mrs. Nellie Sunday and the evangelist's wife came from her home at Hood River, Ore., to aid in caring for Sunday. FEAR THREE LOST IN LAKE FLIGHT Coast Guard Searches for Plane CHICAGO OIJR) — Coast guard patrol boats and several airplanes started out over Lake Michigan at dawn Friday in a search for H. W. "Spud" Manning, premier parachute jumper, and two corn- woman, missing 40 hours on a panlons, one a for more than flight here from South Bend, Ind. Manning and his companions were flying in an autogiro plane. Fear that the plane, bucking a stiff headwind, had exhausted Its fuel supply and fallen Into the lake was here. Concern expressed by airmen for the missing trio THIEVES GET $00,000 CHICAGO OJ.R)—Thieves entered .the loop office of Joseph B. McDonough, Cook county (Chl- Tbursday stole $90,000 worth of ue Bottable tax anticipation warrants. The thieves worked cleverly that the theft was noticed for several minutes. *>• BO not REFUSES LICENSE , "J,- (U - R '-County Clerk Fisk Friday refined to is- o ,,? n 2" rrla 8e "cense to .Lincoln Smith. & a Dd Rachft] Robfng J3 both o, Edgexvood, la., because the esl In Krnsrliel dftolniecl (lint Ir>\vn pw-raKPfl wfflifn v Continuo1 on 1'aa^ Two) the Ames public library will be in ev- was Increased when Captain Mac- ery elementary school in the city ~ - during the school year about to open. Miss Letha M. Davidson, city librarian, has just completed the selection of the books for the various Donald of the Roosevelt docked ported he had piece- of fabric, lake steamer here and re- sighted a large appearing to be from an airplane, six miles out. With Manning were Carl Otto, collections of books and the vol-ian autogiro pilot, and Miss Ma- umes have been delivered. Children In the various schools will be able to take home books from their school collections. The establishment collections In the of the loan elementary schools will ho the library's major project of the year. The plan was tried last year at Welch school and Its success was so great that it wss extended to all the, schools this year. Any HfMnpntary school pupil still Jenta Gerard, of Chicago. They were returning from a banquet given by Vincent Bendlx in South Bend for pilots. Manning was recognized as one of the nation's best, parachute performers. Participating in the international air races here last weekend, he dropped 12,000 feet before opening his 'chute. He wa« credited with the first record for delayed Jumps, and held the prwn' world's rec- M^)—President called for a greater effort on the part of the public in bringing relief to the unemployed. At the same time, he warned that there are many areas mingling the- relief question with politics and then coming to the federal government, "hat in hand" seeking federal funds. The president's remarks, in which he sounded a hopeful note of improved economic- conditions, were made on the white house lawn to officials of the 1933 mobilization for human needs conference. • He pointed out that it was the first duty of private citizens and private agencies to assist the destitute. That failing, the cities must step in, then the states and finally the federal government, he said. Simultaneously,. it was revealed that jobs for several'million additional workers would be available before Christmas. More than 2,000,000 have returned to work since the recovery drive began last March and governmental leaders hope that the reemployment drive will put nearly 5,000,000 'back on payrolls before the end of the year. In urging that every man, woman and child get beBind the relief movement, Mr. Roosevelt told tiis audience that "you have the great opportunity to inculcate the feeling that we have got to build from the bottom up and not from the top down. "There is no such thing as being left out of this campaign. We all •enow the frailty of the human type that says 'let the government do t' but the government can not get on without you." Insane Man Kills Three Men, Suicides BELFAST, Me. (HE) — Adrian Jones, mentally deranged, ran amuck with two shotguns in the business district Friday afternoon, killed three men, wounded another various fields. He was prepared to adjust'the allotments If they failed to lift crude prices to a point that will enable producers to meet increased costs of operation under the code' and gii'e them a fair pro. fit— a price estimated at between $1.00@$1.25 a barrel for Mid-Continent crude. Whether or- not -the will consider •••'usingv-fti powers under the code is, in Ickes' own words, a bridge he won't cross until when and if it is necessary. A large section oi the industry and many of- its representatives on the planning and coordinating committee set up under the code favor price-firing. The committee is preparing recommendations to Ickes regarding prices. ; <*>_ WHIPS SPEED TO HAVANA WHILE CRISIS DEVELOPS Pres. Roosevelt Awaits Replies From S. A. Countries WASHINGTON <ttB— The Ainer- ican government considered ths likelihood of United States intervention in Cuba to be increasing hourly Friday. A vast military machine — 29 warships, a fleet of bombing planes, a. regiment of marines — awaited the zero hour. Official observers were inclined to expect a new revolt in Cuba.' which would result in overthrow of the revolutionary "government of sergeants" and jeopardize- foreign lives and property. It the danger was too great, intervention would become a reality quickly. But it was believed that if a contender for power struck quickly and effectively and Ret up a strong government without much fighting, intervention might be 'avoided. Reports from Havana that tn» return of Provincial President Carlos Manuel De Cespedes to the government was a possibility, brot no comment in official quarters where every effort was being made to avoid the appearance of trying to .influence Cuban politics. Cespedes was satisfactory to the United States when he succeeded former President Gerardo Machado, and it was believed his return to power would be welcome here. President Roosevelt and state der partment officials still hoped that intervention could be avoided, but against their hopes was the necessity of protecting 7,000 American lives and * 1,000,000,000 in American property. Under the Platt amendment America is responsible before the world for the maintenance of law and order in Cuba. While civilian officials hoped for the best, the military was prepared for. instant action. ; . .vessels.^ were; in Judge Orders Continuance, Who's Who? CHICAGO, (TIE)—Alimony complications arising out of a -"trade" of wives by two Chicago men Friday left Circuit Judge .Benjamin P. Epstein bewildered by this' problem: George Schwarz protesting a complaint by his former wife, Florence, because he is $250 in arrears In his $100 a month' alimony. Florence Schwarz married to. Schmoll's former wife, Gladys, with whom he has one child and an adopted child. Three" children of Schmoll's first supported by Schwarz. Schwarz in arrears $1,700 in $20 a week alimony, failing to pay his former wife for support of their three children, altho his present wife receives alimony for two children she has had by him. Judge Epstein ordered a continuation of Mrs. Schmoll's complaint until Sept. 18. will be privileged to IIP* 'he main lofd of 14,000 feel before puU'ng libra")' as before. I the, cord of the perhaps fatally, and then commit- ed suic/de. Besides Jones, those killed were Herbert E. Kllis, 65, insurance man; W. W. Blaisdell, 75, and Raymond Blaisdell, 40, his son. The vounded man. Dr. R. B. Stanhope, veterinarian, was taken to a hos- lital - where doctors said there was cant hope for his recovery. Seeks Donations of Fruit Jars Sat. Miss Hflon Crawford. Story ounty social service executive, has ssued a o«ll for donations of fruit, ars to be delivered at the commun- y workroom, second floor Masonic temple, Fifth street and Douglas avenue, Saturday afternoon. These fruit .jura ^111 be. nsed to can foods from the community gardens. Tlie Hardens vcre n relief project of tin 1 mtrampr mouths. Asks $33,633 From Estate As Damages for Fatal Accident IOWA CITY (U.R1—Suits asking a total of $33,635 damages against the estate of Donald Stoner, who was killed April 15 when his car collided with one driven by Eugene Bahn of the University of Iowa speech department, were on file in district court here today. The suits were brot by occupants of Balm's car for injuries, and claim that the accident resulted from Stoner's negligence. Stoner's widow previously charged Balm with negligence in a petition asking $35,000 damages. Balm asked $5,000; A. S. Gillette and Helen LanRworthy also speech instructors at the university asked $1,542 and $2,624 respectively; Josephine Gillette $10,222; Alen J. Stanley, $10,208, and Ruth Stanley $4,037. LANDMARK RAZED IOWA CITY (URt —An historic landmark on the University of Iowa campus—the band rehearsal hall which was formerly the Universal- 1st church—was being razed here Friday. When the new $30,*>'") •nu.-'|r- annex was completed there \MIH nv< further use for the building. It was ertcttrt In 1.370. .-.^ ..^ .Cuban harbors, "Other Neither were • steaming toward' the island, or preparing to depart ' 'A squadron of 12 planes equipped with bombs awaited orders at the Quantico, Va., marine base. . Th« aavy inquired about the condition of the landing field at Guantanamo naval base. The field sometimes is under water. A regiment of 1,250 marines, knapsacks packed and all equipment ready, awaited sailing orders at the same base. Guns and grenades, nearly a million rounds of ammunition .and 50.000 tons of daily rations were .lined" up to be taken aboard a transport at Hampton roads. Replies were expected Friday .from some of the Latin-American countries which Mr. Roosevelt asked to encourage Cubans to foster a strong, effective government that would make intervention unnecessary. Latin-American diplomats, however, saw difficulties in the way of a public appeal by their govern- (Coctinued on Page- Two) Labor Protests Coal Purchase V By State Board DES MOINES fim—Formal protest against recent purchases of coal for state institutions from out of state mines by the state board of education was presented to Gov. Clyde L. Herring Friday by Iow& iabor representatives. The delegation led by J.. C. Lewis head of the Iowa Federation of Labor, was informed by Governor Herring that he, too, believed the, board of education should have made the purchase from Iowa mines. "In view of the emergency situation in 'Iowa industry, especially the coal trade, I believe the board could have overlooked the slight difference in price for an opportun- t.y to encourage home industry," said. AUNT LINDY SAYS- Quite a few don't hear well but when the bank "breaks" even the deaf hear.

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