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''' " I S MEM « ? i ! t 'T or i ,:u \ ' « fl MO I «; ,-- i NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME "THE NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N E I G H B O R S " H O M E E D I T I O N VOL. XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED TORES MASON CITY, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3,1937 THIS PAPEH CONSISTS CM' TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE . 103 Good Will Is Valuable South American Friendship Is Credited to Hull, By CHAULEST. STEWART A S H I NGTON, (CPA)-- Secretary of State. Cordell H u l l tried to tell me the other day h o w U n c l e Sam has suc- c e e d e d : n transforming a thorough Latin American dis- 1 i k e of t h i s country into an extremely cordial friendship toward us. He did not explain at all clearly how it was done. He does not know, that is the fact of the matter, although he ( u n d e r President Roosevelt) played a .mightily important part in accomplishing it. He did it by tactfulness. A Yankee may be as tactful as please in his relationships you with other Yankees and yet be regarded by Latin Americans as a veritable porcupine. This Washington administration has proved to p o s s e s s the KIDNAPED DOCTOR FOUND SLAIN FEDERAL AGENT SAYSYOUTIUO, ADMITS KILUG Murderer Leads Officers to Body Near Roadside in Missouri. WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo., (IP}-A sallow faced young farmer-kidnaper led officers Wednesday to the bullet pierced body of Dr. J. C. B. Davis, 67, this Ozark country town's leading physician and foremost citizen. Earl J. Connelly of the federal bureau o£ investigation said over- ailed Robert Kenyon, 20, confessed killing Dr. Davis after luring him into the country on n false call for medical aid. The kidnaper demanded §5,000 ransom which the physician's iacully" of "being polite "in accord-I family tried unsuccessfully to pay. Ohio Begins to Rise Again at Cairo Communities Down 1,000 Mile Stretch Southward Hopeful 'Worst" Is Over ance with Latin American ideas of politeness. Hull Is Liked. Secretary Hull evidently does not realize that our present particular brand of courtesy is what has won our southern neighbors. He thinks it is our policy of today that did the business. Policy docs signify. We used to be rough with the Latin Americas. Naturally they resented it -and were a f r a i d of us incidentally; - consequently hated us. . But it was not President Roosevelt who changed our policy. President Hoover began it. Nevertheless Latin America still did not take to us. Hoover's weakness was that he was not affable. Secretary Hull's tone of, voice, rather than what he. says in it, is w^t appeals .to .; diplomacy and ' v -tii'3 r rpubli^fr6m"th'e"Ei6 'Grande: to Cape Horn. Changed Sentiment. The secretary of state is conscious of the new sentiment. As he said to me: "A few years ago, when the United States made a suggestion, the southern republics immodia- · tely asked one another, 'What's the Colossus of the North proposin, for its own benefit'." Now, almost with their eyes shut, they take it for granted that we are as patriotically Pan-American as they are." Critics of the recent Pan-American conference at Buenos Aires have complained t h a t not much was arrived at in the way of definite netutrality compacts. Certainly not all that tentatively was agreed on was put into writing. Valuable Conference. Just the same, the established era of Pan-American good wil and mutual understanding was worth more than any number ot pages of formally-concluded treaties. John Barrett, former head of the Pan-American union and father of Pan-Americanism, says: "Immediately following the las' Buenos Aires conference 1 communicated with all my colleagues in Latin America, from Mexico to Argentina. All comment has emphasized that no other Pan-American conference since the first one in 1889. has, been followed with such unanimity o£ approval." John Barrett, by the way, is an old-time republican -- no new dealer. Stewart's Contacts. I -myself lived for h a l f a dozen years, by the way, in South America. My only child is, by birth, an Argentine. I have a son-in-law in the South American consular service. Knowing .Spanish a little, I keep I in touch with the Latin American" newspapers. We are in contact w i t h those countries, in short, as- we never have been before. Secretary Hull does nol exactly understand why. Nevertheless, he did most of if. The Weather FORECAST IOWA: Mostly cloudy, local light snows, colder in west and central portions Wednesday night; Thursday fair in the west and cloudy in the cast portion, local snows in the extreme eastern portion; colder. MINNESOTA: Mostly cloudy and unsettled Wednesday night and Thursday; colder In west portion Wednesday night and in east portion Thursday. IN MASON CITY Globe-Gazette weather f i g u r e s Shackled between two state police, Kenyon was sped to an undisclosed jail some 80 miles away after he directed officers lo Dr. Davis' body in an Quark thicket, Avoid Lynching Mob. The transfer was made in the dark hours before dawn, before sentiment could crystallize in this own of 1,500 where Dr. Davis had Juilt up a universal acquaintance n a lifetime of medical practice and civil and .political activity. "The .man responsible for Ihc crime led us to the spot," Connelly said. "He gave us sufficient information that we knew he was kidnaper and then he took us to the body." Asked if Kenyon had signed a written confession, Connelly said: "He won't have to have a signed confession." He would divulge no further details- of-the-youth's purported admissions. Lying: Face Downward. B. Marvin Casteel, state highway patrol chief whose forces worked with the government investigators in solving the case, THE FLOOD AT A GLANCE By the Associated Press CAIRO, 111.--With the Ohio river rising again, 6,000 emergency workers manned the levee and watched the torrent roll past, its waves above the roots of the city; authorities predicted levees would hold. MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Mississippi river rose slowly but steadily as Ohio river flood poured into it; army engineers, commanding 120,000 levee workers, predicted government levee system would hold swollen stream within bounds on course to Gul£ of -Mexico; death list in Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee passed 60. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Flood continued to subside, but authorities increased sanitation measures in effort to prevent epidemics; water, telephone, and power restoration expected within few days. WASHINGTON -- Congress heard suggestions for "most gigantic" plan ot national flood control; Reel Cross relief fund reached 511,500,000. GK1M "CHEST WATCH" AT FLOOD BESIEGED CAIHO Flood besieged Cairo, at the crisis of its historic battle agains the river, stood a grim "crcs watch" Wednesday. The muddy Ohio was rising again. \ , .. '-After-a; 1.5.. hour standstill, .a: though gathering strength for thi final, assault before spilling .it: crest into the Mississippi, the bi; stream brimmed to a new recorc breaking height against Cairo's 6C foot seawall. said the doctor's body was lying T1 \; S au ge showed 59.6 feet- face downward, fully clothed. In the right hand was clutched a checkbook; in the left a pair of gloves. There was no evidence in Ihc surrounding brush of a struggle. Casteel said no wound was seen at the time the body was discovered, although he asserted the doctor had been shot to death. Kenyon's parents, Connelly said, live at Grimmctt, Mo., an Ozark village near here. The father, Samuel Kenyon, is a farmer. K'enyon has two brothers and two sisters. A car stolen last November in Rolla, Mo., was found at the far mwherc Kenyon was arrested Tuesday. The youth also had an automatic pistol Connelly said. Weighs 120 Pounds. Kenyon is slim, sallow faced and brown haired. He is five feet, eight inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds. · The coroner from West Plains, the county scat, was summoned Wednesday morning to view the body at the place it was found. After t h a t f o r m a l i t y i t was brought to Willow Springs. The Davis f a m i l y was informed shortly before daybreak of the doctor's fate. The members remained in seclusion in the green- tiled brick bungalow t h a t reflected the physician's status as a prosperous, but not wealthy leading citizen. Dr. Davis disappeared from his office a week ago after being summoned, his secretary said, on a medical call by a "Mr. James." less t h a n six inches from the lot of the huge concrete barrier. Tin big test, army engineers said, wil come when the waters bcgi; p o u n d i n g against the .'1 foot emergency bulwark of earth and wood Heady to I'luff Breaks. Forty-one railroad f 1 a t c a r E loaded with dirt filled sacks, wcr stationed at strategic points arounc the inside of the 7 mile levee sys tern that borders the city--ready to plug breaks in the dike. \ Meanwhile, optiniistic prcdic lions that the "worst" was ovc cheered river communities dowi the 1,000 mile stretch below Cairo in the lower Mississippi valley. After a week of suspense an fear that a "super-flood" dwarf ing the 1927 disaster in the Mis sissippi valley was Inevitable hopes ot the vast army of floo fighters along a thousand miles o waterfront were raised by confi for 24 hour period ending at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning: Maxiiim Tuesday 17 Above M i n i m u m In Night 1 Below Al 8 A. M. Wednesday 10 Above LEARN IDENTITY OF MAN KILLED Victim's Head Is Crushed Underneath Wheels of Clinlon Turntable. CLINTON. (.P)--Francis Dyer, ·53, Clinton, Wednesday was identified as the victim of an accident early Wednesday morning in which he was killed when his head was crushed under wheels of a Burlington railroad roundhouse turntable here. Dyer evidently had fallen into the turntable pit and lay with his head on the tracks when the table moved to turn a locomotive. Police believe the man was lying asleep in the .turntable pit after stumbling into it before daylight. To Open School Bids. WASHINGTON, (fl) -- Opening of bids for a school building on the Sac-Fox I n d i a n reservation at Tama, Io\vn, will be held Feb. 2'!, Ihc I n d i a n ' bureau here a n - j nounccd. Bids were In have been received Tuesday, but a delay was ordered to p e r m i t the redrafting of plans. v LOOK I N S I D E FOR- OSCAR K. JOHNSON Would Require Ability to Pay Crash Damages ON PAGE a Stewart Is [Vlember of American Bandmasters ON PAGE 16 Lindbergh Will Have Chat With Mussolini ON PAGE 2 Donkey Basketball Is Played al St. Joe's ent assertions of engineers t h a t ictory was in sight. Drive Choppy Waves. High winds which had driven hoppy waves against the valley's efenses from Cairo to the Gulf of 'Icxico had subsided and cngi- ecrs said, barring additional rains o stir the river Into new fury, the lood waters should roll down the alley without the collapse of a ingle barricade. But the wide valley, accustomed o Ihe vagaries of the capricious (ream, figuratively crossed its ingers and awaited developments. The beleaguered seawall city of vote of 94 to 'airo, at the confluence of the As amended Ohio and the Mississippi, was' doubly alert after being cautioned by Mayor August Bode against cutcd prior lo premature rejoicing." Some thought the crest had passed Tuesday night after the ·iver had remained stationary for 5 hours h u t , \vhcn il ..gain oeg.m ,o cieep higher, the coast guard ordered ils first all night patrol ilong the levee front. Ulay Itisc Slightly. Maj. R. D, Burdick of the ai'm.v engineers predieled the Cairo auge might rise slightly d u r i n g ! Ihe next two days, but was un- worricd. "The crest is In sight and the magnitude of the stage has been pretty definitely indicated," he said. New Madrid, Mo., below Cairo, was saddened by word lhat Ihe bodies o£ 15 victims of Saturday night's barge sinking had been le- ,covered.and 14 f still. were-.missmg. Army engineers said dredging operations in the spillway where the barge sank, would continue until all bodies had been recovered. Fair weather encouraged a crew of men who worked indcfatigably to hold the Hickman, Ky., seawall. Tiptonville, Tenn., was nearly surrounded by water but the situation had brighlened considerably since flood waters broke through two sections of (he slough landing neck near Bessie, Tenn. Dikes at Melhvood and Ferguson, Ark., were watched closely for signs of weakness. Cohl AlWs lo Hardships. Cold added to the hardship of thousands of refugees in Arkansas and they huddled around stoves in hilltop camps. The Red Cross said 200,000 lowlanders in the Mississippi valley had been driven from their homes. Arkansas' governor, Carl K. Bailey, gave the Red Cross complete charge of relief activities in the state where he said it would be necessary, for a time, to feed, clothe and shelter 50,000 citizens. The Red Cross relief fund neared the $11,500,000 mark and the senate pushed plans to send the 5790,000,000 relief appropriation bill to President Roosevelt before WPA funds are exhausted. Senator Robinson, the democratic leader, indicated the government would attempt again to hobble rebellious rivers through a n a t i o n a l control system constructed over a span of years. NEWlECLINEIN MERCURY SEEN Cloudy Weather Over Most of State Forerunner to Cold Snap. j The weatherman s a w t h e cloudy weather throughout most of the state Wednesday as a fore- r u n n e r of an anticipated downswing of the mercury Wednesday night. The tcmperalure in the Mason City area was the highest in the last several days after a night which saw the mercury here sink to 1 degree below zero. Ail weather stations except those in Ihe extreme eastern section of the state, reported cloudy skies while Council Bluffs and Sioux City reported light snowfall. Light snow drifted down steadily over North Iowa Wednesday HOUSE CHANGES DATE IN SENATE FARM AIO BILL Extends Measure to Cover Moratorium on Loans Prior to 1936. DES MO1NES, (/!')--Reversing its position of Tuesday, the Iowa house of representatives Wednesday voted to extend the period embraced in its mortgage moratorium plan and then passed the revamped senate measure by a in the house the As Troopers Arrested Six at Flint ON PAGE bill now provides for application ot the moratorium to loans c.xc- 1, 19JG. The senate measure fixed the time at Jan. 1. 1!):!4. By a vote of 51 to f4, the house Tuesday defeated tlie extended period, but Wednesday in an about-face and in response to the plea t h a t d r o u g h t sufferers of 1936 also direly _needed aid, the house approved the latter date by a vote of 57 to 42. Senate Bill Substituted. The senate moratorium bill approved Wednesday was substituted ay the house Tuesday when it sent its own measure, to the discard after an extended period of warm debate and attempted revision. As it now stands the bill goes back to the senate for approval of the house amendment. If given the measure goes on to the .governor II;.the senate .fails . to concur a conference committee will be compelled to iron out house and senate differences over the moratorium date. The house also amended the senate measure to insert a clause by Representative Robert Blue (H) of Eagle Grove, which would restrict district judges in denying applications for moratoriums to fanners "temporarily insolvent" or whose land was deemed an "inadequate security." Inserts Blue Revision. However in thus a m e n d i n g the bill the house inserted the Blue revision as a separate section to safeguard other provisions of the act in the event the supreme court should hold his amendment unconstitutional. Proponents and opponents of the moratorium extension f o u g h t desperately today before the house reversed its position. Those demanding an extension of the time to 193(i held that it was imperative if the farm owner who suffered heavy losses in 1936 was to be protected. Those in opposition held that extended moratoriums could only impair the credit of the Iowa farmer by disrupting obligations. A plea also was made for protection of the Home Owners Loan corporation borrowers. Speaker "Itiiles Liberally.' Troopers, establishing a m i l i l u r y cordon around virtually all Chevrolet plants in t h e Flint, Mich., strike area, arrested six men, four of whom were (nkcn into custody when tliey urffecl strikers not to permit the removal of a u n i o n sound truck. In this Central Press soumlphuto, gunrdsincn, with bayonets ready for action, arc seen marching two of the men. arrested to police headquarters. Public Works, Flood Control Plans Offered WASHINGTON, (#)--President Roosevelt transmitted to congress Wednesday .a national .resources committee report recommending a six year, $5,011,000,000 federal construction program. " Upholding public \vorks : planning on a grand scale, the committee advocated hundreds of specific projects in · drainage areas covering the whole country. Some \vould be undertaken at once, under the proposal, white others would be held as a reservoir "which can be ulili/.ed in periods of economic depression'' for p u b l i c ' spending to increase employment. The six year program would be kept constant on t h a t basis, being revised a n n u a l l y a's studies w a r ranted. Plan Continued Surveys. I n . the flooded Ohio, basin, the of flood control the t r i b u t a r i e s committee recommended immediate expenditure of $500,000 by army engineers for continued surveys aiicl an .?!«,000,000 construction program to follow in M reservoirs, "A system reservoirs on would provide the most practical means of controlling the floods of the Ohio and .its branches," the report said. "Protection against major flood was provided years ago in the Miami drainage area and soon will be a f f o r d e d in the Muskinmnn basin by a system of reservoirs now under construction. comprehensive p l a n (level- DISPUTE HOLDS UP RELIEF BILL Senate Amendment Sought lo 'Require "Certificate of Necessity." WASHINGTON, ·'(/?)--One last dispute remained Wednesday before the senate could A'ote on the 'bill 'carrying 'funds 'toeHood' relief. .·· ' ; Senator Bailey (D-N. Car.) proposed t h a t the $900,000,000 relief- deficiency bill be amended to require a "certificate of necessity" from stales and cities asking federal aid for their destitute. Senator Robinson ( D - A r k . ) , the m a j o r i t y leader, sought quick approval of the relief fund to replenish , works progress administration resources which were he- i n g rapidly drained by flood demands. Senate leaders looked f o r w a r d , too, to tackling the larger problem of a n a t i o n a l flood-control program--called by Robinson "the most gigantic task ever undertaken in the United States." For this, most proposals followed one of these forms: HOPE OF PEACE IN AUTO LABOR Chiefs Confer at Detroit; "Sit Downers" Remain in Flint Plants. DKTKOIT, /P) -- Hopes for peace in the General Motors automotive strikes grew today as Gov. Frank Murphy at the "wish of the president of the United Slates" brought representatives of opposing sides together in a conference here. At the same time Ihe possibility of forcible action Wednesday In eject "sit down" .strikers in two of the corporation's p l a n t s at Flint dwindled, as Circuit Judge Paul V. Gadola explained t h a t while 2 p. m. ( c e n t r a l standard time) was the deadline In his ons- ler injunction, action for its enforcement could not be t a k e n u n t i l representatives of General Motors presented proof to him t h a t the writ had been ignored. Strikers hi Possession. Wednesday afternoon there was no i n d i c a t i o n such presentation was planned by General Motors. The "sit downers" previously had announced their intention not lo v o l u n t a r i l y leave t h e two Fisher body plants they h a v e held since Dec. 30. As 2 p. in. passed the strikers remained in possession of the two Fisher p l a n t s at Flint. . Sheriff Thomas Wolcott said he planned to visit the plants and report back to Judge Gndola whether the men stilt were inside. The next move, the judge said, then would bo up lo General-Motors, as plaintiff, to present proof ( lhe men h ad .not Jelit; trie ,premLses.'ii.-^iv : ..,_^! Ill Contact-WIUi\SHSrlYfA.'. ^ ' : Governor Murphy was'' understood lo have been in contact with Sheriff Wolcolt Wednesday, b u t neither the governor the sheriff would discuss a report Ihn executive had asked Wolcott mil. to attempt forcible action a g a i n s t the ytrikci'3. In i n v i t i n g W i l l i a m S. Knudscn, executive vice president' of Get!-era I Motors, a n d .lohn L. Lewis, director gccm-al of the c o m m i t t e e for i n d u s t r i a l organization, sponsoring t h e strikes to a conference. Governor Murphy informed them he did so "in accordance w i t h t h e wish ot the president of the U n i t ed States." The i n v i t a t i o n resulted in a cov- fcrenco t h a t lasted in h o u r a n d a | h a l f Wednesday m o r n i n g a n d a n Federal agencies in the chief nounccmcnt by t h e governor t h a i river basis to cany out flood con-| ''· u ' OLllcl 1)c resumed later in the was forecast. The predicted colder and more weatherman weather in the west and central portions of the state Wednesday night. The mercury was expected to register 10 below zero in the n o r t h w e s t section Wednesday night, 5 degrees below in the h o r l h c n s t , ' zero in the southwest and 5 above in Ibe southeast. The forecast for Thursday was " f a i r in the western portion, cloudy in Ihc eastern portion w i t h local snows in I lie extreme easier.! portion." Colder weather also was anticipated /or.Thursday. P a r l i a m e n t a r y entanglements i n - I : oped by the corps of engineers trol programs similar to t h a t of the Tennessee Valley authority. Spending S30,000,000 to $75,000,000 each year in building dams, levees and spillways in menaced areas. Pressing, toward i t s vote on the relief appropriation, the senate Tuesday rejected the demand of Senator Bone (D-Wnsli.) t h a t f u n d s for the unemployed he in- ci'cased by more t h a n $'100,000,0110. volved the house before ole! could be taken on the revision, and a decision was made to permit such action only when Speaker La Mar Foster (D) who voted against the bill, declared he would "rule liberally." He then' overrode the objection of members who contended the subject matter involved in the major a m e n d m e n t made by Reprc- sentalivc.C. L. Rice (D) of Delta, was disposed of Tuesday and could not be reconsidered Wednesday. Senate Passes .1 Bills. The moratorium is extended by the b i l l lo March 1, 1339. One of three bills passed by the .senate and sent lo the house Wednesday was one to reduce from Ti lo -1 per cent Ihe m i n i m u m interest coLinlics must charge on loans from the permanent school fund and from '! to 3 per cent the i amount counties must pay the stale. The p e r m a n e n t school fund, most of it loaned lo farmers, amounts to approximately $5,000,000. It accrued from sale of lands set aside for school support when the state was first settled. Legalize Bond Election. The senate also passed a bill to legalize a Smithland §9,000 school building bond election, and one sponsored by Pottawattamic county legislators to permit residents of Carter Lake, Iowa, across Ihe Missouri river Jfrom Council Bluffs, lo received "some benefit from the gasoline tax they pay." Senator Morris Moore (D) of W a l n u t , explained Ihc bill allows the highway commission to designate as primary highways some includes some i!) reservoirs foi flood control and power production. Many of the possible benefits in flood control could be obtained by building .39 ot these reservoirs, about half of which are judged lo he economically justified at this time." Deals With Conservation. The committee dealt with problems of water conservation, irrigation, power, n a v i g a t i o n and drainage as welt as flood control in the river basins. It said 71 government agencies had suggested nearly 10,000 nro- classified to year as fol- would resources include .;ccls, which were cost in each f i s c a l lows: I--$l,()3S,5RG,6SO; ,2--SBSH,- ·I1 njhlU: 5--S737^08'!',401: fi--S753]- The money would be spent in these percentages: Streets, highways 25; irrigation, drainage, flood control 21; buildings, equipment 17; soil conservation 8; forestry, game protection, pest control fi', grade crossing elimination 6; navigation aids 0; slum clearance, sewage, recreational projects, etc., 8. In Line With Report. In line with the report of the president's committee on government reorganization, this group headed by Secretary Ickes favored a permanent public works organization and an advisory resources board in the government. Responsibilities of the public works branch "would include preparation and annual revision of six-year public works programs, costs west. local Besides Mr. Buys Dog Licenses in Council Bluffs COUNCIL. BLUFFS, (/?)_-Mrs. T. F. Hardin of Los Altos, Cal, former Council B l u f f s residenl, continued a custom she began nearly a decade ago by sending $13 to City Clerk Ivan Bradford to purchase dog licenses for indigent owners. It all started when Mrs. Uai'din i n t e r v e n e d In save a dog. cni'nulc to I h e pound for lack of a license, U i a t had daily followed its master lo school past her home. day. Out of Court's Hands. U n t i l proper showing t h a t the i n j u n c t i o n has been violated, the case "is out of this court's hands," Judge Gadola said, a d d i n g t h a t three alternatives lo a contempt citation exist: Proclamation of m a r t i a l law m i g h t supersede Ihc c i v i l courts in the s t r i k e area: The strikers m i g h t comply with the i n j u n c t i o n term?, or the supreme court of IYIichip;m r n i g h l , u p o n a p p l i c a t i o n fit u n i o n attorneys, step in w i t h a special order. I n Lansing, a tm.'mbcr of I lie s t a t e attorney general':; .staff said informally, of Ihe possible use of troops to enforce the i n j u n c t i o n , lhal Governor Murphy retains direct control of the n a t i o n a l guard and may use his discretion. s l r u c t i n g bureaus would he left lo the executive arm of the govern- m e n t . I The board f u n c t i o n s "correlation of p l a n n i n g w i t h i n Ihe federal government a/id among federal, stale and local jurisdictions." Would Conduct Ucscarch. This board also would conduct research on government policies, in such fields as the division of taxation between federal, stale and local interests. The following d r a i n a g e areas Guard Six Hlocks. The I 2 f j i h government uf the n a t i o n a l g u a r d , with m a c h i n e guns and one-pound suns, is guarding a six block area w h i c h i n c l u d e s Ilic striker-occupied Fisher plant No. 2, a l t h o u g h its p r i n c i p a l interest is Ihe Chevrolet Motor company, in the same area, where violence occurred Monday. There arc no troops- .irninid Fisher p l a n t No. 2, the second p l a n t w h i c h must be evacuated u n d e r terms of the court order. Judge Gadola's i n j u n c t i o n provides for $15,000,000 penally negotiation for division of between federal, state and wore treated especially: New England, north Atlantic, middle Atlantic, southeast, Tennessee valley, Ohio basin, lower Mississippi, western G u l f , southwest Mississippi basins, upper Mississippi-Red river of noi'th, Great Lakcs-St. Lawrence, Missouri basin, Colorado basin, Great basin, California, upper Tiio Grande, Pacific north- against the d e f e n d a n t s for v i o l a - tion of the order. The amount was arrived at by computing losses to the corporation because of t h e strike and the v a l u a t i o n of properly occupied by Ihe strikers. Cmihl Levy on Funds. Lyman Gilbcy, court clerk lo Judge Gadola, to col- Ickc.s, the rrjtnmit- Carler Lake .streets, t h u s permit- governments, and (lie a l l o t m e n t of j lee includes .Secretaries Wallace, ting s l a t e m a i n t e n a n c e . Moore .said | f u n d s to federal and non-federal I Roper, Perkins and Woodring, Carter Lake residents "paid about S")0,000 taxes in Ihe last I h r c e years and received no benc- fifs." agencies. Congress would approve the [ Frederic A. Delano, H a r r y L. l l n p i j k i n s and C h a r l e s E. iVIerrinni. The V ^ L U l J i l U S r t \ \ I I I I I L I l | J [ M U V l : L l l l - U U I ^ l l I l m ^ U l l I !,,: u. I* |[:l I HI 1 1 1 . l i l t ; general program, hut decisions as executive o f f i c e r is Charles - W. to the order of work i»cl the con- I Eliot, 2nd Icct, the corporation could o b t a i n an order from the court, on due showing, and levy on f u n d s of the United Automobile Workers, or the assets of any person 'violating the i n j u n c t i o n . Coincident w i t h start of t h e conference, General Motors made public the l e t t e r by which Knud- i sen accepted the governor's invi- ' lation. It said: "The request you now niiikc for a c o n f e r e n c e is slated In bo ' i n accordance w i l l ] Ilic \\ 1 i:^ 1 n of the president of Ihc t l n i ; c d Slates.' The wish of t h e president of Ihe United Stales leaves no altcrna-

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