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April 19, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 6

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SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE APRIL 19 1934 TROTZKY KEEPS Constable and Postman Botl Refused Admittance to Exile's Cottage. · PARIS, April 19. (/P)--Leon Trot eky, a man no country seems to want, barred himself against offi cial visitors today. A constable bearing a mysterious document from the Barbizon city hall was refused entrance to the Russian exile's cottage near there about 35 miles from Paris. , ' Later, while Trotzky's agents continued their effort to find some place for him to go now that he has been ordered out of France, a postman also was refused admittance. Unconfirmed reports persisted that Trotzky is seeking refuge in Spain or Belgium. His secretary said, however, that they were "having difficulty in obtaining passport visas." The secretary did not disclose what countries were being dealt with. A threat of street clashes caused authorities to forbid a demonstration of militant socialists and communists scheduled in front of the city hall tomorrow. Omahans Pay Their Dimes and Ride on i, Streetcars Again OMAHA, April 19. CSV-Omahans paid their dimes and rode to work in streetcars today for the first time in four days. Trainmen again took the cars over their routes as a result of the settlement of a strike of union em- ployes of the Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway company. The strike began Monday morning. By the terms of the agreement approved last night by union men, the questions of working conditions, hours of work and wages will be arbitrated by a committee of one union representative, one company representative and a neutral party. The agreement was reached at a meeting of company and union officials at which R. L. Blume of Kansas City, secretary of the regional labor board, was the leading figure. Grass Fire Spreads and Destroys Shed, Machinery GREENT, April 19.--Fire destroyed the shed, threshing machine, separator and engine belonging to Mrs. John Skillen and charred the side of the house owned by Jim Skillen and occupied by Andrew Olson. The fire was caused by a grass fire. , . ..-- Crushes 500 Tons of Stone.'· FERTILE, April 19.--The Fertile Milling company is quarrying 500 tons of limestone this week to be converted into lime fertilizer at its- crushing plant. Reduce 1934 Acreage for Sugar Beets Firm Contracts for 16,000 Acres for Local Plant. DENVER, April 19. (.¥)--The American Beet Sugar company, has signed contracts with beet farmers in Colorado, California, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska for about 100,000 acres of sugar beets--all the company expects it can handle this year under federal government quotas--it was announced at headquarters of the concern here today. Last year, the company contracted with growers in the six states for about 110,000 acres. 16,000 Acres Here. Contracts were signed this year in Iowa for about 16,000 acres to sup ply the plant at Mason City. Approximate figures on the 1934 acreage for other states were announced as follows: Nebraska 7,000; Colorado 20,000; California 20,000; Minnesota 27,000; North Dakota 10,000. 1'ermits Changes. The contract offered the growers was approved. by various growers' marketing associations, it was said. The contract includes a clause which will permit the company to make any changes that may be required by enactment of pending sugar legislation. The price for the 1934 crop will be paid on a sliding scale, according to the sugar content of the beets and the net return to the company for the refined product, it was announced. The contract is -virtually the same as last year's when the average return to the farmer for his beets was around 545.50 per ton. NEW DOLLAR HAS FIRST BIRTHDAY (Continued From Page 1) :reme monetary moment would be vetoed. So, barring unexpected developments in silver, the future of the dollar is widely expected to depend argely upon whether the president decides to cut the gold content further, and upon the adjustment of he general price level to the reduc- ion in the gold content of the cur- ency already executed. 110 Attend Father, Son Banquet at St. Ansgar ST. ANSGAR, April 19.--The father and son banquet held at the arish house was served by the la- ies aid of the First Lutheran hurch. Covers were laid for 110. community club sponsored the janqueL Dr. R. A. Culbertson was, bastinaster. William \ Groth, "Jr.; sang a solo, Jerry Lund gave the oast to fathers and George Gutman gave the toast to sons. The peaker of the evening'was David .ipley Earl. NEWSPAPERMEN SCAN PROBLEMS Frank Discussion of "New Deal" Urged at Outset of Meeting. WASHINGTON, April 19. (*·)--A frank discussion of new problems "precipitated upon the press by the new deal" was invited today at the outset of a three day" meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. The men who direct many of the nation's newspapers were told by Paul Bellamy, managing' editor oJ the Cleveland Plain Dealer and president of the society, that plans for the meeting had been drawn on the theory that "we would not be afraid to tackle hot pokers because they were hot." Freedom Guaranteed. Bellamy said in a prepared address: "It is well the freedom of the press is guaranteed in the-constitution. For myself I am grateful to those of our number who by their own efforts had that freedom reiterated in the newspaper code. "But in the larger sense we will make or break the freedom of the press by the use we make of that freedom in our newspapers." An informal chat with President Roosevelt is on the editorial program for tonight. Will Hear Tugwell. The annual convention, gathered at the National Press club, will climax its sessions with a banquet Saturday night at which the editors will hear Rexford Tugwell, assistant secretary of agriculture and oft-termed "No. 1 brain truster," discuss "the new deal and what it may become." William Allen White, publisher of the Emporia Gazette, will be toastmaster at the banquet and in connection with Tugwell's remarks will give his own views on _"where are we going?" Eugene Meyer, publisher of the Washington Post, former governor of the federal reserve board and financial adviser of President Hoover, will be the other major speaker at the closing dinner. Johnson Gives Speech. Hugh S. Johnson of NRA was down on today's program for one of _ the first important addresses of the convention. 'His- subject was "the newspapers and NRA." Time was set aside for an informal discussion afterward under the direction of Roy A. Roberts of the Kansas City Star. The white house meeting for an 'off the record" discussion with Ur. Roosevelt, although listed for :onight, was subject to postponement until tomorrow at the president's convenience. Two luncheon discussions of current newspaper problems were arranged for the convention. Tomorrow's will be led by Allen Raymond, president of the Newspaper guild of New York. It will deal with : The American Newspaper Guild." Saturday's will be directed by Tom Wallace, editor of the Louisville Times, and will center on the editorial page. Important Talks. Other important - talks listed for the three day session include: W. G. Vorpc, Sunday editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, on the commercialization of features. Bruce Bliven, editor of the New Republic, on the future of free speech. Sevellon Brown, managing editor of the Providence Journal, on some newspaper trends and tendencies. Marlin Pew, of Editor and Publisher, will discuss "official authorization' ' for news stories; and Frank Parker Stockbridge, editor of the American Press, will analyze "The News Wu Print." McCoy and Tait to Address Meat Cutters on Thursday Night J. P. McCoy and William Tate, officers and organizers of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen's union, will address an audience of packing house workers at K. C. hall at 8 o'clock Thursday night, officers of the or ganization announce. These men conducted a meeting at Waterloo Wednesday evening and will stop over here on their way to St. Paul, the home of Vice President McCoy, who has supervision over this district. This will be Mr. Tait's second appearance in Mason City and a large crowd is expected. Brown of Ottumwa Granted Suspended Sentence by Herring DES MOINES, April 19. (.T)--Ira W. Brown of Ottumwa, serving time in the Wapello county jail at Ottumwa for alleged illegal stock transactions, was granted a suspended sentence today by Governor Herring. Brown was sentenced to a year in the county jail and fined S1.200 on a charge o' larceny and violation of the state securities act. Governor Herring pointed out in granting the suspension, that Brown had served nine months of the year's sentence. The suspension is effective immediately. British Fighting to Stave Off Race of Nations to Rearm LONDON, April 19. (JB--Fighting :o stave off a feared race among :he nations to rearm, British leaders began today a renewed struggle for some basis of agreement. They were spurred by the French contention, stated in a note to London, that Germany's increased de- iense appropriations have : smashed all hope of .disarmament · through" bilateral negotiations. Authoritative sources said Britain is determined to continue efforts to obtain at least a limited arms convention. IN DAY'S NEWS · f\ , ; . · · · ,-. - - ^ -. · .-·',··· ' ?· You cant tool these eyes! jiSL "-·· ...;·' V . ' : ' . ' mi EDDIE CANIOK ... America's premier comedian. Star of the radio and screen. Of., KSTV7HATCHA doin', Eddie?' W asked the girl who's always curious. 'Judging a tobacco Beauty Contest?' '"You said it, Sister,' I replied. 'I'm getting the inside facts about the leading cigarette brands.' "Take a look at those long, silky strands of tobacco in Old Gold, and their clear, rich, golden color. I haven't played one-night stands in the South without learning things. This Old Gold leaf is extra-choice. "Jimmy Schnozzola may think that his nose knows all--but with me, 'the eyes have it.' I can sec the finer quality in Old Gold, can't you?" (Signed) EDDIE CANTOK e No better tobacco grows than is used in Old Golds. And they are pure. (No artificial flavoring.) CIGARETTE SE i F i n - R i T O ' s s f n a a l i n n n l Hollywood ihicsday nitdits-- Columbia Cliam The "spite" marriage of Janet Snowdcn (above), oil investment heiress, to Prince F. Caravita. Siriggnano ol Italy was terminated by a Mexican divorce. She separated from her husband five days after their Neiv York marriage last August. (Associated Press Photo). DILLINGER GANG SOUGHT IN OHIO (Continued JFjrom Pace 1) the main highway to the northwest, stopping all automobiles, but the bandit car was not seen. One man waited in the auto during the robbery. Three others entered the bank, one of them leaving by the front door and the others from the rear, carrying suitcases. It was the man at the front door who was described as Dillinger by Butterfield. CAR USED BY BARROW EDWARDSVJX.LE, Kana, April 19. (JP--Two men and a woman robbed the Edwardsville State bank of $1,480 today and escaped in a sedan answering the general description of the car used by Clyde Barrow, southwestern outlaw and his companion, Bonnie Parker. K. H. Beach, vice president of the bank, and Arthur Knight, 22, a laborer, were taken as hostages to Monticello, Kansas, nearby Johnson county and released unharmed. Edwardsville is eight miles west of Kansas City, Kans. Working on Records. Beach went to the bank about 5 a. m., he told officers, to work on the books and. his private farming records. As he entered the door he was struck over the head by one of the bandits. In a. dazed condition the bank official was forced to lie on the floor until S:30 a. m., when the time lock ·as released on the bank vault. At that hour the two men compelled Beach to open the vault, and they removed all the money in sight. Battles With Bandit. Beach, who had entered the bank carrying a handsaw, battled with the man who struck him but was quickly overpowered. One of the bandits left the bank when the vault had been opened and returned with a car. As the two left the bank they encountered Knight and forced him into the waiting machine. Seated in the car. Beach said, was a young women dressed in black with a fur piece about her neck. BUDGET PLAN OF CREDIT GROWING Fraser, Mason City Head of U. S. Agency, Points to Its Advantages. Farmers and livestock raisers who are seeking production credit loans are co-operating in making up budgets of their requirements for the 1934 season, according to W. T. Frazer, secretary-treasurer of the Mason City Production Credit association. "Heretofore many farmers would ask for a lump sum of money to finance their crop operations," Mr. Frazer, secretary- treasurer, said, "with the result that many of them either underestimated their needs and fell short during the crop season or borrowed too much money and wasted it." By completing a budget, showing the exact needs for the coming crop season, many farmers have discovered that they could get along with less funds than they first thought. Inasmuch as production credit loans are based upon the liquid security of the livestock and the crops, the budget plan gives farmers an opportunity to know exactly the amount of money they are going to need to handle their livestock or raise their crops. By this plan, a farmer who may require 5400 for the crop season can get his loan approved for that amount and then draw the money out as it is- needed. "The advantage of this," accord- ing to Mr. Frazer, secretary treasurer, "is that the interest does not start until the money is called for but the borrower has the assurance that the cash is ready for him when he needs it." Mr. Frazer reports that many fanners will avail themselves of production credit for the 1934 season and that many ranchers are planning on changing their loans over to production credit as soon as possible. FLOYTfOlLD MUSIC FESTIVAL County Baseball Tourney to Be Next Week, Decide Schoolmasters. ROCKFORD, April 19.--The Floyd county schoolmasters' club held a meeting here Wednesday evening. The music supervisors also met with the club and formulated plans for the county musical festival to be held in Charles City May 12. Plans were also completed for the county baseball tournament to be held next Monday, Wednesday and .Saturday. Rockford plays Nora Springs in the first round and the other games will be announced later. .Attends Sessions In Chicago. FOREST CITY, April 19.--J. L. Rendahl, president of Waldorf college, is attending the meeting of the North Central association of Secondary schools and colleges which is being held at the Steveas hotel in Chicago this week. PREFERS JAIL TO TELLING NAMES Witness in Cannon Trial on Charges of Conspiracy Quotes Bishop. WASHINGTON, April 19. CW-A witness at the trial of Bishop James Cannon, Jr., quoted the churchman today as saying at a conference in Richmond that "I'll go to jail before I divulge" names of persons to whom money was given in the 1928 anti-Smith campaign. Frank Dunford, a Richmond packer, said the conference was attended by Miss Ada L. Burroughs who is on trial with the churchman on a charge of conspiring to violate the corrupt practices act by not reporting all of a campaign contribution. Dunford said others present were Dr. J. Sidney Peters, a leader in the Virginia anti-Smith movement; Lewis F. Powell, Virginia Anti- Saloon league official, and members of the Dunford household. The meeting was in Dunford's home, he said. The date was not given. Will Give Three Talks. FOREST CITY, April 19.--The Rev G. C. Dixson, secretary of the Santal mission, and a group of mis-, sionaries, returned from Santalis- tan, India, will speak at the Immanuel Lutheran church Sunday, at three sessions. The morning service will be held at 11, the afternoon session at 2, and the evening service will begin at 8. TRIO IN PISTOL DUEL WESTON, Mass., April 19. Three men in a machine bearing Illinois registration plates were wounded during a pistol duel with a motorcycle officer who halted their car on the Boston post road near the Weston-Natick line. The three limped into the automobile, from which they had alighted, and escaped. . Motorcycle Officer Alfred Raynor of the Weston police, who halted the machine and fired on the men, said there were six person? in the car. He said that one had a towel wrapped around his head and his hands were manacled. Starts in Pursuit. Raynor wag patrolling the state highway near the Natick line early today when the sedan roared past him. He started in pursuit, caught up with the machine after a mile chase and ordered the driver to halt. As he waved the car to a stop, the driver, attempted to ditch the motorcycle but Raynor was able to swerve aside and avoid the sedan. He succeeded in halting the machine. Step From Car. Three men stepped from the car and began firing pistols as Raynor swung his leg over his cycle, preparatory to standing it against a tree. The officer, who was about 10 feet in front of the car, jumped over a low roadside stone wall and returned the fire of the men. With three shots, he wounded the three men--in one, two, three order. They limped to their machine and were pulled hastily into the rear seat. The car sped away before Raynor could get his motorcycle under way and he lost trace of it. Choir to Sing Sunday. FOREST CITY, April 9.--The Gustavus Adolphus choir of St. Peter, Minn., will present a sacred concert at the Immanuel Lutheran church in Forest City Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock The concert is being sponsored by Waldorf college. Warm Roads "Blow" Weak Tires! Put GOODYEARS on 0 W They're blowout-protected in EVERY ply 3 TIRES! 3 PRICES! A Goodyear for every driving need and purse Our Largest Sailer GOODYEAR ALL-WEATHER GOODYEAR PATHFINDER A good tire low-priced GOODYEAR A S warmer days invite more uTTLand faster driving, you take more risks on thin slick easily-punctured tires--heat lowers further their resistance to blowout, which is why you need sound new tires in the Spring. For the nineteenth Spring now, people are buying more Goodyear tires than any other kind. In the experience of the public Goodyear tires deliver more miles of safety. This may be traced to a Good,year patent--Supertwist Cord. 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