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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, April 23, 1934
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BlASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE APRIL 23 1934 Fl TAKES OVER Believes Time Has Arrived for Permanent Court for Disputes. WASHINGTOi:, April 23. UB- President Roosevelt moved today t strike a death blow at labor con troversies troubling the govern ment nerve centers. Forced to take over personal!: another industrial dispute, the rail road wage controversy, he feel that the time has come for estab lishment of a permanent court to settle the many labor disputes. · Committee at Work. Acting in advance of most cap Ital expectations. Mr. Roosevelt was disclosed to have a committee al ready quietly at work on revision of the Wagner labor board bill. Changes are being made in tin set-up of the proposed permanen labor board. Members of the com -mittee said its powers are bein; strengthened, rather than weakened Attention also is being directer to the "unfair labor practices, a. outlined in the Wagner measure These drew most of the criticism -aimed at the measure in recen senate hearings. Named on Group. Those appointed by the chief ex ecutive'to whip the measure' int shape acceptable both to the whit house and congress include Secre tary Perkins, Hugh S. Johnson, Re 'lief Administrator Harry Hopkins "Donald Richberg, NRA counsel, an -Senator Wagner (D-N. Y.), autho "'The'"group has been work* ; secretly on the bill since last Fri day when a. white house conferenc was held on the legislation. The issue was brought to a neai bv the retirement of Joseph Eastman, rail co-ordinator, Satur day as special umpire in the rail 'road wage argument. Placed Before Public. Railway managers and laboi ]Jte« 2ch accuse the. others for failure to reach a decision Both have placed their cases before me bar of public opinion. flnit ,, v Eastman stepped aside definitely .whlT the labor heads refused to accept the president's proposal for a sLx months' extension beyond July ,1 of. the existing 10 per cent deduction agreement. REMORESWATT . FOR INFORMATION (ContWned fnm f*f H but after considerable urging they set a price on the property, which was so* high that they believed^McDonald would no longer bother them. The pnce failed to daunt Mc- -,ponatd, the Remo/es said, and ne iV . Olaar tjrfw-tot-oev au ui -« » home 1 Suggests a Deal. Finally McDonald suggested a deal whereby the Remores v,ould "exchange their property for two business lots and fash, and he sug- 'gested that they drive to Fort 'Dodge with him to consult with .Harris, who was supposed to be The Remores said they went to Fort Dodge with McDonald last 'Tuesday mornin. In Fort Dodge, they said, McDonald introduced them to a Mr. Carter, who represented himself as Harris' secretary. Carter in' formed them that Harris was consulting attorneys in-reference to the titles of the business lots that were to figure in the transaction, ant would be unable to see them unti 2 o'clock in the afternoon. ' McDonald, the Remores said, then suggested that they go to lunch The three went to a Central avenu restaurant. They had been in th 'booth for a short time, the Remore said, when McDonald reached to th floor and picked up a bill-fold. McDonald suggested that the wait until they left the restauran to 'examine the bill-fold .and afte luncheon, the Remores said, the .walked out to their car and inspecl ed the contents of the purse. Th Remores said' the billfold containe a supposedly certified check fo 55,000, a membership card in th United Turf Exchange of Fort Dodge issued to F. B. Winn, clip pings concerning horse race bettin, .a code telegram· and some letter addressed to F. B. Winn from Kentucky breeding association. Meet Winn. "' One of the letters, the Remore said was addressed to Winn at local hotel, and McDonald suggeste they go there to find him. Winn wa, in his room, the Reraores said, an quickly satisfied them he was th owner of the billfold. Winn then told the Reraores an McDonald, the Remores said, tha as a mark of his appreciation fo the return of the purse he would le them in on a "sure thing." The R mores said he took three $100 bil from his pocket, gave them to M Donald and told him to go to th United Turf Exchange and lay a be on a certain horse. McDonald le the room, the Remores said, and r turned shortly with S600, which, h said, had been won on the race. Then Winn said he thought h could do better than that, and sen McDonald out to make another be McDonald left and returned aft another brief absence with a bund of bills he said contained $2,400. The Remores said Winn began t talk about the possibility of makin a real "killing." Winn, they sai finally made a credit memorandui for ?50,000 and sent it over to th mythical United Turf Exchang with instructions that It be place at 4 to 1 on a horse he named. La er, the Remores said, McDona came back greatly excited and in formed Winn that they had wo $209,600 on the race. McDonald told them turf cxchang operators had paid him the moncj but as he left he heard the betting commissioners say something about a credit memorandum. Griffith explained that since Ihc bet had bcea made on credit, Winn. McDonald and the Remores would Save to prove they were financially able to pay their loss in the event their horse had failed to win. Griffith, the Remores said, declared they would have to show they had cash resources of 550,000 before the bet would be paid. Winn suggested that he. McDonald and the Remores raise a $50,000 pool in order to collect their winnings. The Remores were to contribute $10,500. they said. The Remores said they then returned to Clear Lake and set about converting securities in cash. They raised $6,700, and made arrangements for having the rest of their part of the pool delivered to them lere today by special messenger. The money they brousht here consisted of six S1.000 bills, five S100 bills and ten $20 bills. Meet in Apartment Late Friday afternoon they'met McDonald and Winn in an apartment the former, had rented for .the day. They explained that they had been able to raise only S6.700 but expected to have the rest of the cash today. The Remores said as McDonald walked out of the apartment Winn called him back, and told him to place a large bet on a race to be run Friday. McDonald left with the money. When McDonald returned after a short absence, he came without the 5209,600. He told the Remores an Winn he considered Winn's best so good that he had bet the entire $50, 000, including the Remores' $6,700 on the same horse. The Remores said Winn asked fo: the ticket recording the bet and Me Donald handed him the slip. Winn looked at the slip and turned angrilj on McDonald. 'You've made the wrong bet," the Remores quoted him as saying 'You've bet on the horse to win when he's only fixed to show. (Run second or third). The money's gone. Lack of Judgment. Winn criticized McDonald in expressive language for his lack of udgment. the Remores said, and old the man he would have to re- ay the Remores' loss. McDonald vas willing- to do so, but said he would have to go to his home in pringfield, 111., to obtain securities. Vinn said he would personally repay he Remores. but that McDonald ·ould have to meet him in Daven- ort today and make good the 56.700 Vinn said he would give the Re:ores. McDonald left then and the Re..ores said Winn told them it would e necessary tor him to see his uditor before he could repay them. e told them he would return at o'clock and departed. After a 15- minute wait the Remores became suspicious and telephoned the police AFTER GUNFIGHT (Continued From Fage 1) our wounded. Two of Boisoneau's ompanions were hit. The department of justice, in its fficial report, said that Dillinger and three followers, among them Fohn Hamilton, with a criminal rec- ,rd next only to Dillinger's own, scaped from the resort to the lake shore at its rear door. SUent for Time. For a time--between midnight and dawn--the guns were silent. The ederal agents then approached the louse, forced open the door, and :hrew in tear gas bombs. Three young women, all between 20 and 25 years of age, ran out gasping and choking in the eddies of thick gas. Their names were not divulged by the government agents The department named as the men with Dillinger: John Hamilton, known as Dillin ger's lieutenant, escaped Michigan City, Ind., convict. Tom Carroll, St. Paul bank rob ber. Homer Van Meter, with a recor as a kidnaper and stickup man. Numbers 'Broadcast. The desperadoes made good thei escape in two automobiles, and th license numbers were immediate!; broadcast'to Illinois and Wisconsi authorities. The gang was makin its way across the soft Wisconsi roads in a black Ford coupe and black Ford sedan. It was with 'th occupants of the coupe, that the S' Paul officer exchanged shots. Dillinger came to the camp from Sault Ste. Marie, said J. Edga Hoover, head of the federal invcs tigating bureau. Arriving at -th camp Friday, the gang and its thre girl companions had held a contin uous "party" since then. Leaves Luggage Behind". Dillinger left his luggage behin him. In a suitcase identified as hi was found an assortment of pa jamas and silk shirts of flatnboj ant colors. After the three women surren dered, the agents shot out the re sort windows, and as soon as th gas had lifted, searched it thorough ly. Meanwhile about two dozen oth e'rs--from Chicago, St. Paul an other offices of the government- took up the hunt, confident tha they were close behind the elusiv Indiana gunman. Haig Quits Primary Race for Governor; Plans to Run in Fall The Best Insurance that you can have ON YOUR FURS Is to have tjiem cleaned, stored and repaired at the Phone 641 DES MOINES, April 23. Withdrawal of Vern Haig of Fort Dodge has reduced to four the number of candidates for the republican nomination for governor !n the June .primaries. Haig announced V will run as an independent in the fall election, explain- ng he refused to take any part in a "dog fight" such as he alleged ie present republican primary race to be. BOY, 12, DIES OF GUNMAN BULLET First Degree Murder to Be Charged Against Pair Held in Lincoln. LINCOLN, Nebr.. April 23. UK- Twelve year old Luceen Marshall died early today from a gunman's bullet. He was shot Friday during a running fight here between police and three desperadoes, one of whom was killed and two captured. County Attorney Max Towle said first degree murder charges would be filed against the gunmen, Walter Dean and Sam Rivette, ex-convicts from Texas, who have been implicated in a Bethany, Okla., bank robbery. Their slain companion, Audrey Ray, also was a Texan and an ex-convict. Luceen was walking from school with his twin sister' at Twenty- fourth and O streets when the Texans' car swept past, followed by a Lincoln police cruiser. Shots were being fired from both automobiles but witnesses said it was one from the gunmen's which struck the lad. Neither gunpowder nor guns were r.vented in the modern sense of the word. They were devlopments that n their earlier forms were scarcely distinguishable from previous types. ZOOK TO MAKE REPLY TO OFFER Expected to Decide on Post at State University by Wednesday. IOWA CITY, April 23. (/P)--The decision of Dr. George F. Zook, United States commissioner of education, regarding his acceptance or refusal of the University of Iowa presidency was awaited here today. The state board of education was- scheduled to meet here tomorrow and Wednesday, aniJ it was expected that Dr. Zook's answer to the board's offer would be received before the session ended. He was tendered the position by W. H. Gemmil].. Des Moines, secretary of the board, Friday. Decided Unanimously. W. R. Boyd, Cedar Rapids, said that the boaro had decided unanimously to offer the presidency to Dr. Zoofc at a meeting in Cedar Rapids Wednesday night. Board members had previously stated that no announcement regarding President Walter A. Jessup's successor would be made until ttie meeting here this week. A remark by Dr. Zook made during a. conference with newspapermen Saturday afternoon was taken as indication that he would accept the position here. When asked when he received the appointment of commissioner of education, Dr. Zook said, "in July, 1933. At that time I had no idea I would be leaving Washington so soon."' Get Salary Increase. In accepting the university presidency, Dr. Zook would receive an increased salary. The position of com- misioner of education pays 39,000 a year, and the maximum salary fixed by the state legislature for the university presidency is $10,000. In addition he would have the use of a $35,000 home. Meanwhile Dr. Zook had the in- dorsement of President Jessup for the position. "Dr. Zook is a fine gentleman and ] a great educator and administrator," the retiring president said. "The university will be very fortunate if it can "obtain his services as president." HULL SPEAKS ON RECOVERY POLICY Contlnticd From 1'age 1) the general improvement of business, commerce and agriculture. "This administration," Hull declared, "is entitled to the confidence and co-operation of the country. The vast work cf restoration will be long, tedious, and technical. It will tax the patience of the most patient person. It requires a degree of energy, ingenuity and constructive capacity far beyond the demands of wartime." 2 Urgent Objectives. The Roosevelt recovery program was deliberately designed, Hull explained, to meet two urgent objectives--the immediate crisis this nation faced at the moment, and durable prosperity in 'the future. Americans want recovery based on sound policies and honest methods, Hull contended, and not by such artificial measures as brought the 1926 boom and the "inevitable disaster of 1929" in its wake. "We can and should effect economic and social rehabilitation," he said, "to the extent dictated by pol iciea of sound liberalism, and at the same time preserve all the fundamentals of popular government. This is the very essence of the new deal." Largest Membership. The largest membership in its history--1,315 co-operating newspapers--was reported to the annual meeting. Members of the organization heard the report of Kent Cooper, general manager, outlining the year's endeavors and voted on five members of the board of directors. Frank B. Noyes, president, who presided at the luncheon, and who gave the annual toast to the president of the United States, also spoke briefly on the freedom of the press. Golliwogs and other toys with black faces are now out of favor in Germany. MAN IS KILLED IN DUST STORM (Continued From r«e 1) hand. The wings of the plane and the landing gears of the plane were damaged. Wash Day Postponed. Monday's windstorm started with even more velocity than has any of the winds of .the preceding week. Dust filled the air in the early morning hours, enhancing possibilities for accidents, postponed washdays, etc. This following the black drenching of Saturday night left local housewives on edge. Whoever wore light clothes in the Mason City shopping district Saturday night found gobs of black spots of soot and dirt on them. Between 8 and 9 o'clock Saturday night a mere drizzle collected enough dirt which was in the air to spot clothes, cars and make the sidewalks exceptionally slick with a thin coating of mud. An hour after the shower had taken place the air was as dusty as ever and traffic was grotesquely dirty. Slough Burns. A high wind Sunday morning swept flames through the dry grass of the slough that cuts through.the American Legion Community Golf course and wiped out the undergrowth from Carolina avenue northeast to the Plymouth road. Firemen fought the flames most of Sunday morning. It was not determined how the fire started Hundreds of pheasant eggs were destroyed as the game birds were forced to flee their nests and seek shelter from' the fire. Other wild game which had used the slough as a. game preserve was driven out. One fox was seen scurrying away over nearby farmland and scores of rabbits sought shelter elsewhere. Drives With Lights. Several minor accidents occurred Saturday, when the dust was so thick that George Penson, 317 Second street southeast, was forced to turn on the headlights of his car in daylight in driving home from the southern part of the state. A car driven by J. Borches, Nora Springs, collided with a car driven by G. H. Hanna, 419 Twelfth street southeast, about 8 o'clock Saturday night at Commercial avenue and Sec- ond street northeast. A car driven jy W. L. Otterstein, Kiester, Minn., collided with a car registered to Leonard Vikturek, Mason City, on the south side of Central Park. Drjest Since 190Z. About 2 o'clock Sunday morning M. O. Berg, Thompson, drove his car into a parked truck of the Bruce Transfer company, DCS Moines. The truck, driven by O. J. Kohra, Des Moines, was parked at Sixth street and North Federal. This has been the dryest year in North Iowa since 1902, according to weather records. There is some argument among the old timers whether the dryness of that year was accompanied by much wind as it is this spring. They do recall, however, that during' one of the springs, at the turn of the century the wind caused the soil to drift so high around the board fences of the stockyards at Rockivell that the stock had to be confined elsewhere. Three windows in a business building at Crystal Lake were blown out by the wind. STRIKES CALLED IN 3 AUTO PLANTS Hopeful Note in Soft Coal Industry With New Wage Scale Ordered. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Strike orders affecting 10,000 workers in three automobile plants darkened the nation's industrial picture today. Calls were issued yesterday for strikes at the Fisher Body factory at Cleveland, where 7,000 men 'are employed, and at the Chevrolet Motor and Fisher Body plants at St. Louis, involving 3,100 workers. A hopeful note appeared in the bituminous coal industry with President Roosevelt and Hugh S. Johnson, NRA chief, striving to end labor troubles. The president asked striking miners, numbering nearly 50,000, to return to work under a new wage structure announced by Johnson. Both sides in the rail wage con- troversy fired new statements before the public, each blaming the other for the discord. President Roosevelt has suggested that the w per cent deduction from basic wages be extended six months longer. The present agreement expires June 30. Wage and union recognition, questions led to the Cleveland strike order, voted at a meeting of metal trades workers. The strike wag ordered effective at 7 a. m. today. At Wichita, Kans., about 125 union printers were on strike, handicapping publication of the city's three newspapers. The workers walked out at midnight Saturday after failing in negotiations for a new wage contract. Hollywood Gossips Not So Sure About Tone and Crawford HOLLYWOOD, April 23. UP)-Hollywood gossips who talked of a marriage of Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone after her divorce from Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., becomes final on May 13, decided today it might not happen after all. The principal factor in. the decision was 1 the declaration of the actress that as long as she was in pictures she would not wed and she bas no intention of abandoning her career. Talk of a marriage of Miss Crawford and her leading man grew after they traveled east last year on the same train and Tone admitted he had proposed. Miss Crawford said she thought it was a mistake for an actress to marry. Girl Recovers From Plane Crash Injuries CRESTON. April 23. C3)--Bar-. bara Poole, 20, Creston, today was recovering from head injuries she suffered yesterday when her airplane struck a tree and nosed over as she was making a landing near Mount Ayr. England wil pay $1,009,800 in salaries and 170,000 in expenses to its members of parliament this year. J ust as pure as that glass of water -- Your town and city authorities see to it that the water you drink is pure. And the people who make Chesterfield cigarettes see to it that everything that goes into them is just what it ought to be. All that Science knows about or money can buy is used to make Chesterfield the cigarette that's milder, the cigarette that tastes better. An eminent Scientist has said, "Chester' fields are as pure as the water you drink." esterfi © 19M. Xiccrrr * Mynu Towcra Co the cigarette that's MILDER the cigarette that TASTES BETTER

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