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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 22, 1934
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MARCH 22 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FIVE ARMY AVIATORS HAVE BEEN PAID Airmail Flyers Have Lived on Credit, Awaiting Expense Funds. NEW YORK, March 22. UP)-Capt. Stanley C. Grogan said today at army air corps mail headquarters of the eastern zone that, pilots flying the airmail have been getting their regular army pay. "They have not, however, received their 'per diem" money which pays for their food and lodging when they are away from their base," he said. "Until they get it, they must live on credit." The war department in its last appropriation took care of the corps' regular pay, but did not anticipate the airmail assignment, Captain Grogan said. He said a bill providing a 55 "per diem" grant is now pending, and that when it is passed, the airmail flyers will get their allowance. Claim Flyers Not Paid. CHICAGO, March 22. Ll'i--The Chicago Tribune said today that members of the army airmail corps have gone without pay since th^y took over the airmail assignment Feb. 20. The newspaper said not only have they failed to receive the funds ·which army regulations allot for maintenance of officers and men when they are ordered away from their regular stations, but they have not received their regular army pay. Enlisted men in the Chicago area, the article continued, have obtained credit at two local hotels and have had to borrow money for their meals and tobacco. Normally, the pay of some of the enlisted men is as low as $21 a month. ed methods allegedly employed by J. E. Hannah of Kansas City as enforcement authority for the national hatchery code. The AAA representatives have no authority over the Spencer hatchery, Heald contended, because it doe's not now engage in interstate commerce and examination of the hatchery records would be for the purpose of starting legal action and his client could not be compelled to furnish evidence which might be used against him. Field Investigator R. C. Lankford declined to comment on the situation but said the request would be renewed. He said there might be "an altogether different story" after a conference today. HOUSE REFUSES TO BOOST VETS (Continued Frwm 1'flRC 1) to reduce the transition period from 10 o 5 years. Approval Probable- Prolonged congressional consideration of'the quarter billion income tax and general revenue measure was certain today because of wide alterations voted by the senate finance committee. Eventual approval of some if not all of the committee revisions appeared probable. But in any event the bill probably will have returned to the house. The general committee trend as engineered by Chairman Harrisoa (D.-Miss.) would levy more taxes upon big corporations and estates and less upon smaller incomes. He estimated the revised bill would brine- in around $300,000,000 as com- oared to the $258,000,000 house measure. First Request of Probers Denied by Attorney ior Spencer Hatchery. SPENCER, March 22. (m--Fed- eral investigators today were to renew their request-to examine records of the Spencer chick hatchery after they had been denied access by M. E. DeWolf's attorney. George A. Heald, the attorney, held yesterday that the records would not be thrown open to the investigators who came here from Washing'""! rfter DeWolf protest- 650 KILLED IN JAPANESE FIRE (Continued From Pace 1) and trainloads of supplies rumbled out of Asahigawa. In Tokio, records of the American consulate-general showed the only Americans living in Hakodate to be Miss Mary T. Collins of Philadelphia and Miss Alice Cheney of Minneapolis. They were teachers in a Methodist mission school for girls, but it was outside the area reported burned. The fire was no new experience for resident of Hakodate. Most of the houses were of flimsy construction, built of wood. There have been many previous conflagrations. Returned From Japan. PHILADELPHIA, March 22. OPI --Miss M--y Collins, one of two American women listed as being in Hakodate, is now in this country. She lives in Philadelphia with her mother, Mrs. N, Price Collins, having returned from Japan last December. KILLING VICTIM Fred Goetz Was Known as "The Brain" of Fred Burke's Mob. CHICAGO, March 22, .T--That man whose body tiiey found full of lead in a Cicero, 111., gutter Tuesday was identified today as a criminal long hunted for some of the nation's most sensational and. cold blooded crimes. Except for his fingerprints the man might have concealed in death, as he so successfully did in life, his true identity--Fred Goetz, 37, college educated gangster : and "the brain'' of as deadly a group of desperadoes as Chicago police ever hunted. The law caught up with him posthumously in the morgue where prints taken from his lifeless fingers showed he was not "J. George Zeigler" under which name he had been tentatively identified, but Goetz, one-time football player at the University of Illinois, suspected participant not only in the St. Valentine's day massacre of seven George Moran gangsters, but in the machine gun slaying of four officers and Convict Frank Nash at the Kansas City Union station last June 17. Pat Roche, former investigator for the state's attorney's office, said Goetz was the organizer of the Fred Burke gang of killers. Burke is now serving a life term in the Marquette, Mich., penitentiary for murder, but before the law caught him, members of his band were accused of numerous robberies and killings. BLAZE ORIGINATES IN DRESSER DRAWER CRYSTAL LAKE, March 22.--A fire which started in a dresser drawer at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Swan resulted in the loss of the dresser and its contents which included much of their clothing and considerable fancy work. It is thought a mouse had chewed a match which originated the fire. County Superintendent Speaks at Rake P..T. A. RAKE, March 22.--The P. T. A. met at the schoolhouse Tuesday evening and the following program vrns given: Reading, Butenna Oakland; talk, County Superintendent Clara Olson on duties of superintendent and different duties of teachers and school; three songs: reading, Mildred Monson; reading. Margaret Olson. can give you TEMPERED RUBBER is an exclusive "U. S." development--don't look for the extra advantages of this famous rubber in other tires. "U. S." alone offers you this, the greatest tire improvement of a decade. TEMPERED RUBBER is the toughest, longest- lasting tire compound ever developed. Not only does it provide a big margin of extra mileage, it makes those extra miles safe all the way--by preserving, for a longer time, the road-gripping cogwheel tread of U. S. Tires. U. S. GUARD 30x3'/ 2 size $4.00 4.40x21 size - 4.10 1.50x20 size 4.70 1.50x21 size 4.85 Poniiac Motor Cars and Service 25-27 SECOND ST. S. E. PHONE 1567 tft LABOR LEADERS AT WHITE HOUSE (Cuutluwd Fnim 1'ttlce 1) thur Greer, Hudson Motor company local; John A. Bailey of Buick; Al Jook, Fisher Body Plant Number 1, Flint, Michigan; Richard L. Byrd, i'ontiac Motors; pavid Lano, representing the Flint local of the Chevrolet company, and Lionel Bentley, speaking for the Wisconsin meu. The larger group included also representatives of the Chevrolet assembly plant at St. Louis and the Cleveland, Ohio, Fisher Body factory. Listens to Managers. Joseph B. Eastman, federal co-or- dinator of transportation, listened to railroad managers present their side of the controversy with the unions over wages for two hours. "I am spending the day listening," Eastman told reporters at the close of the conference. "I shall meet this afternoon with the labor union heads and listen to their side. "After I have heard both sides I may have something to propose myself." Eastman is acting as mediator at the request of President Roosevelt. In informed circles it was regarded as likely that Eastman may propose an adjustment of salaries in the lower brackets with a possible continuance of the 10 per cent deduction now in effect in the higher brackets such as engineers and conductors. Will Urge Licensing. William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, has given notice that unless a solution is reachfd, his organization will advocate that the automobile industry bo licensed. Despite the unbroken lines, there was an increasing feeling of hope in the capital that the controversy would be settled. Green, who has pledged labor cooperation, made ready to urge the Michigan union leaders to reduce their demands to two essentials: 1. That a neutral board be created to pass upon complaints of discrimination. 2. That by election or otherwise employes be permitted a clear cut selection of representatives, and that the employers agree to abide by the result for collective bargaining. Miss Perkins in Detroit. Secretary Perkins was off to Detroit to deliver a speech. The capital speculated that she might be carrying an administration pronouncement affecting the strike situation of that area. Representatives of Weirton Steel company employes announced they were satisfied there had been no undue delay in the government's injunction action against the concern, which is accused of blocking an impartial election. After a lengthy explanation by department of justice officials, the labor men sought out. Harry L. Hopkins to obtain federal relief for workers they said were made destitute by last October's unsuccessful strike. Talks to Cumrolngs. The president, after seeing the motor·''executives, conferred --for more than an hour yesterday with Attorney General Cummings, who accentuated the secrecy of the discussion by looking up at the sky as he departed and observing to newsmen: "That's a nice clear sky." What Mr. Roosevelt told the heads of General Motors, Chrysler, Hudson, Packard and Nash Motors, was not officially disclosed, but it was indicated definitely that he did not put before them any formula for ending the dispute. The executives were reminded that the government did not demand recognition of the Federation of Labor or any one union but merely that the legal requirement that they deal with chosen spokesmen of the workers must be observed implicitly. They were given opportunity to state their side. 4 Divorce Petitions Are Placed on File in Court of Cerro Gordo Four divorce petitions were placed on file Wednesday in district court here. Ray Wenrich filed one of the actions against Vivian Wenrich claiming desertion and incompatibility. They were married May 24, 1930, in Albert Lea, and lived together till May 15, 1932. Casper Breight was sued for divorce by Lillian Breight on grounds of habitual drunkenness and non-support. Mrs. Breight asked custody of a 6 year old son, $20 temporary alimony and $25 a month permanent alimony. The couple was married June 21, 1933, in Chicago and lived together until last Nov. 8. The third of the suits was filed by Clarence Ewers against Fern Ewers, alleging desertion, infidelity and incompatibility. They were married here Feb. 6 this year and lived together only 10 days, according to the petition. Cruel and inhuman treatment and desertion were given as grounds for Clifford Wickham's divorce case against Ruby Wickham. They were married March U, 1931, in Charles City, and the petition alleges that Mrs. Wickham was guilty of desertion last May 28. Serve t( Dnmont Teams. DUMONT, March 22.--The Ladies Aid of the Evangelical church served a 6 o'clock dinner Wednesday evening ot the church dining rooms for the members of the school basketball teams and baseball teams. About 60 covers were laid for them and friends. One way to describe Adolf Hitler's first V car 's merely to report that amon'tv the Germans now in exile are five winners of Js'obel prizes.--Buffalo Courier-Express. ;;iviK Directed Verdict. / HAIPTON, March 22. H. E. Taylor Saturday di- ··ccted a verdict in favor of Martha Wcston and Guy Schnoovcr, administrator of the Eva McCay estate. in the suit against the Indemnity Insurance company of North America aud L. L. Opdycke. Federal Reserve and RFC Plans Both Aimed at Same Goal. WASHINGTON, March 22. (.T)-A stirring of opposition to President Roosevelt's new credit bank plan became apparent today in both the serate and house banking committees. Opinions were in conflict in both groups, also, as to whether the proposal by the president and federal reserve board for a system of 12 banks to pour new capital into "medium sized" businesses, or the Reconstruction corporation plan for it to loan direct to industry, would prove more suitable. Chairman Fletcher of the senate committee referred bath proposals, aimed at approximately the same end, to a subcommittee for study. He said: Plan Not NiH'dcd. "If the federal reserve credit bank setup is created there may not be need for the RFC plan, or vice versa." Senator Glass (D. Va.), a former secretary of the treasury, and a recognized banking authority, was represented as one of those opposed to creation of the 12 bank system. The Virginian and other members of the senate committee were said to object strongly to the proposed method of capitalizing the bank plan--treasury purchase from the federal reserve banks of 5110,000:000 of slock of the federal deposit insurance corporation. Wage Bitter Fight. Some reserve bank members waged a hitter fight against originally subscribing for this deposit corporation stock and some members of the committee professed privately to sec in the credit bank proposal a move sponsored by the reserve banks to regain this capital. At least one member of the house banlting committee also voiced the belief that the RFC should be given authority to make direct loans to small concerns. The Corner Stone of Man's Financial Structure N ALL of its sixty-seven years -- through wars, epidemics and depres- JL sions, the Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa has met every ohligation to its policyholders and beneficiaries. Today U has the largest amount of cash resources in itsliistory after meeting all obligations out of current income without one cent of borrowed money. 1 he Company faces 1934 with more than $2,500,000 cash on hand a ndw. h the knowledge that its cash income, which in 1933 exceeded all obligations by FOUR MILLION DOLLARS, is steadily increasing m 1954. Five Outstanding Facts From the 1934 Financial Statement Larson of Scarville Elected President of Young Democrats' Club FOREST CITY, March 22.--Clifford L. Larson of Scarville was elected president of the Winnebago County Young Democrats' club at an organization meeting held yesterday. Margaret Hayes of Forest City was chosen vice president, Harry Winters of Buffalo Center, secretary, and Paul Hirt of Forest City, treasurer. Then there was the foreign editor who paused to light a cigar and found he was three riots behind in Europe.--The Detroit News. THE CORNER STONE OF MAN'S FINANCIAL STRUCTURE Bruce Barton's new booklet, "What I Have Learned About Life Insurance," tells how American Life Insur ance companies were able to pay to their policyholders and beneficiaries more than three billion dollars during the last year. A copy of this booklet wil be gladly sent upon reques to the agency listed below I Tho Equitable Life of Iowa is now in a more liquid position than at any previous time. 2 It now has assets exceeding $132,000,000, the largest ever owned, and on a conservative basis, below the amount which will be realized in due time. 3 Notwithstanding the strenuous period through which the nation has passed, the Equitable Life of Iowa has steadily increased its ratio of assets over liabilities as a measure of security against unforeseen contingencies. 4 It now has in special and surplus funds for the protection of policyholders more than $7,000,000, the largest amount in the company's history. £* During the Company's entire sixty-seven tJ years of experience it has promptly met all obligations so that policyholders may be assured that --as in the past --future demands will be met without delay. The Complete Financial Statement Witt Be Mailed to Anyone Upon Request Harry C. Finch, General Agent--F.W.Osmundson, Agency Supervisor 502 First National Bank Bldg., -Mason City, Iowa. Phone 684 T H E EQUITABLE L I F E INSURANCE COMPANY OF IOWA E S T A B L I S H E D 1 8 6 7 · · H O M E O F F I C E · D E S M O I N*S ·TOTHAT was it Napoleon said to W Wellington after the Iron Duke out-foxed liim at Waterloo? " 'You're an Old Smoothie, Duke!' "Smoothness is everything ... in a hoofer, a crooner, radio announcer ... or a cigarette! "No doubt the other brands use good tobacco; Napoleon used good ammunition, too. But it's the way tobaceo is put together in OLD GOLD . .. that's the rhylhin of il! Harmony of throat-case and grand flavor... atlcastmj lasle says so.'' No better tobacco grows than is used in OLD GOLDS. And they are PURE. (No artificia! flavoring) :r.l)ia Chala AMERICA'S CIGARETTE ]iB

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