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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                f t E n i A I f ic I I T V i I t I 4 v l if rv v h I K I North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHB SERVICE IHK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN8 NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THUESDAY MARCH 2 1933 HOME EDITION PAPER CONSISTS Ot1 iFVVO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 127 DernMayBe Last in Job War and Navy Posts May Be Combined in Future i Jf i 4 By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON March 2 CPA George H Dern of Utah and retiring Senator Claude A Swanson of Virginia now just about to begin their cabinet careers respectively as seer etaries of war and the navy may prove to be the last pair to hold these two portfolios separately Talk of merg ing the depart ments for the sake of economy and efficiency continues Secretary Deru as yet is virtual ly unknown in Washington The capital un derstands how ever that the George Dern work cut out for him by president Roosevelt will in troduce him very widely and speed ily That is to say the supposition is that the army engineers will be making a start in the extremely near future upon the administra tions vast Tennessee river valley improvement the army engineers of course will work un der Doras jurisdiction Dern is Engineer Dern himself Is a mining en gineer The practical nature of his Ideas relative to this enterprise is said originally to have determined Mr Roosevelt upon havinghim in a post where he can give form to the New Yorkers tremendous de velopment concept Dern is to be much more than simply a secretary of war in short the working out of themechanics of the presidents lonomic rehabilitation plan will be ely committed to his care certainly do VySwanson lO first took up his uieir city as a then just 40 years O and except for a decade prior to 1910 during which be was gov Cium to ruse 7 columii 2 i f il I V f CERMAK IS GIVEN 2ND TRANSFUSION Color Improves as Pint of Fresh Blood Is Pumped Into Veins MIAMI Fla March 2 second blood transfusion was made today in the attempt to rebuild the lagging strength of Mayor Anton J Cermak The work of pumping a pint of fresh blood into his veins was com pleted at p m Attending phy sicians said the operation was suc cessful His pulse firmed and new color cameinto his face said Dr Frederick Tice An injection of 750 cubic centi meters of glucose for nourishment was made at the same time An other will he given tonight Blood for todays transfusion was given by Virgil Wright utilities company employe Dr R Sam Mos ley of the Jackson Memorial hos pital staff gave a pint of blood for the first transfusion last Saturday House Votes Against Camp for Idle Youths WASHINGTON March 2 The house yesterday voted 165 to 31 against the senate proposal to spend next fiscal year to train 88000 unemployed home less youths in citizens military training camps AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Jane never was satisfied with natural colored nails She uses a red coverin now but they stayed black under the ends for the first twenty years SENATOR WALSH DIES ON TRAIN Senate Halts Business in Tribute to Walsh PAID TO GET RELEASE OF BOETTCHER HEIR Physician and Friend of Denver Man Carried Money PICTURE ON PAGE 7 JJENVER March 2 ran som of 60000 was paid shortly be fore Charles Boettcher II 31 year old heir to riches was freed here last night ending nearly 17 days and nights of blackness discomfort and threats in the hands of kid napers It was revealed today that Dr John M Foster young physician and friend of the kidnaped broker kept a rendezvous with the abduc tors in behalf of Claude K Boett cher the multimillionaire father and paid the demanded 60OGO Thank God its all over young Boettcher said in his first utter ance since the kidnapers released him from an automobile in the stockyards district unharmed Had Money in Cur The climax to the wests inost amazing kidnaping came with startling suddenness Shortly after 6 p m last night Dr Foster drove to a designated spot near the mun icipal airport In his automobile he had the There the kidnapers were wait ing Although they remained out of sight themselves they allowed tha physician a glimpse of their blindfolded victim Foster dropped the bag containing the money and raced for Denver to inform young Boettchers family Soon after young Boettcher tele phoned his mother Mrs Mtllson McCormick from a drug store in the vicinity where he had been re leased Foster and Norman Barwise sped to the spot and picked him up Seemed to Be In Basement Where I was held and by whom I do not know young Boettcher said It appeared to be in a base ment of some house 18 hours by fast automobile from Denver Neither do I know who my abduc tors were but there were two of three He said a stop was made some place along the way returning to Denver and I got the impression another man joined us Thats what makes me think there were three in the gang Finally he related the men said they were going to let me out They said after I had been let out I should count to 150 Then go around the corner where you will find a telephone Be sure and call your parents as they are worried about you I called them and here I am Seventeen seems more like 17 blackness discomfort and God its all over Chicagoan Arrested as Writer of Letter to Zangara at Miami CHICAGO March 2 wlg Rabmer 40 a cook was ar rested by secret service agents yes terday as the writer of a letter to Giuseppe Zangara at the county jail in Miami Thomas J Callahan chief of the secret service here said the letter expressed sympathy with Zangaras attempted assassin ation of PresidentElect Roosevelt Indiana State Repeal Signed by Governor INDIANAPOLIS March 2 Gov Paul V MeNutt yesterday signed the bill repealing the Indiana prohibition enforcement act Governor McNutt also affixed his signature to another bill that not only provides repeal of the prohibtion enforcement law but le galizes the manufacture and sale of beer In the event congress mod ifies the Volstead act Scrip Buys Wedding Rings in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE Wis March 2 Dan Cupid may soon be transacting his business by barter and scrip A jewelry store has In formed the unemployed labor and commodity exchange that it would take the organizations scrip for weddinjr rings FIRE DESTROYS NORA SPRINGS CHURCH NORA SPRINGS March of the First Methodist church destroyed yesterday noon ivlth a loss estimated at are shown above At the right is a photograph ol the structure before it was burned Insurance ot was carried on the building and on the furnishings Firemen on the flretruck are from left to right in front Carl Thompson L N Ostrem Howard Sheclder Jay dough and In the back row Lester Kelly and Fred Schmidt Arrangements arc being made to hold services In other places The Rev JE iDetong pnstor expressed the belief that the structure to replace the frame one destroyed by fire will of brick or stone Trus teespi the church are Dr o B Chcnoweth Senator TJifo Hill Charles Dlnomoro Walt Gost CJJi1 MULLEN LIKELY CHOICE FOR JOB NOW LEFT OPEN Washington Shocked and Surprised at Sudden Death of Senator WASHINGTON March 2 ihock and surprise was the reac ion of the capital today at word of the death of Senator Walsh of Montana in the midst of prepar ations for a brilliant inaugural that vas to have brought him into the attorney generalship The senate immediately adopted of regret and adjourn ed A 10 oclock meeting had been called to expedite important legis atton that has piled up in the sen ate The house adjourned at p m as a mark of respect Inaugural plans however had one too far for any change to be effected and Rear Admiral Gary T Jrayson chairman of the commit ee said there would be none unless and except as ordered by President Elect Roosevelt Senators Express Griel Numerous senators and other Washington officials gave imme diate expression to their grief and surprise at the sudden passing of the who had Been a fa miliar figure in the capital for j20 jOHfiKELLYOF SIOUX CITY DIES Editor of Tribune Succumbs to Heart Attack at Home of BrotherinLaw SIOUX CITY March 2 John H Kelly 47 editor and pub lisher of the Sioux City Tribune was found dead in bed here arly today at the home of his brotherinlaw Arthur S Han f o r d Jr Physicians is ai d he died of a 1 e a r t at tack Mr Kel ly was born in Sioux City June 18 1885 the son of the late John C Kelly who became owner of the Tribune in 1880 Mr Kelly suc JOHN H editor of the Tribuneupon the lat ters death The Sioux City editor was a ma jor in the United States army in the World war and later took an active part in the activities of the American Legion He was national executive committeeman for the Legion from Iowa In 1B32 the Ki wanis club awarded him its medal for the most valuable community serviceduring the year as a result of hip leadership in the reorganiza the First National bank Air Kelly was discharged from the army with rank of lieutenant colonel He was a member of the Masonic and Elks fraternal organ izations and a former member of the directorate of the Chamber of Commerce here Mrs Kelly and her father A S Hanford left Hot Springs Ark for Sioux City when they were informed of the journalists death this morn ing Two Men Sentenced on Liquor Charges L Howard Warford and Orville Abel were sentenced to three months in jail and fined each by Judge J J Clark Wednesday af ternoon on charges of Illegal pos session when they pleaded guilty on a county attorneys information Warford was arrested Tuesday af ternoon by police and Abel was ar rested Wednesday Secret Profit in Merger of 3 Companies Hart Parr Oliver and Nichols Shepperd Deal Probed WASHNIGTON March 2 Evidence that the National City company profited more than a mil lion dollars from the merger of three farm implement companies In 1929 was presented todiy to the senate banking committee Ferdinand Pccora inquiringinto the merger of the Nichols and Shepperd company the Oliver Chilled Plow Works and the Hart Parr company elicited from Stan ley A Russell a vice presidet of the National City company the testi mony that it had made paper pro fits exceeding 128S000 Stock which cost the firm a share was marketed to the public at 4J times that figure a week later Russell said The committee also was told that Mason B Starring a director of the Nichols and Shepperd company had a secret interest in the profits made by the National City com pany Hill and Sours Will Speak at Nora Springs NORA SPRINGS March Senator Lafe Hill of Nora Springs and Representative Roy Sours of Charles City will speak on the present session of legislature at a citizens meeting Thursday night In the Legion hall Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March hear the inauguration is to be put off three weeks on ac count of the budget Everytime Detroit outgrows Henry Ford he has to go In and save em again He is going to have a bank where you can leave your money and come back and find it before the banker does AI Smith told exactly what his ideas were on every important question No wonder he cant be elected Imagine a man in public office that everybody knew where he stood We wouldnt call him a statesman we would call him a euriousity Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNaughl Syndicate BOMB AIRDROME AT JEHOL CITY Japanese Infantry Sweeps on Toward Capital Chinese in Retreat TOKIO March 3 Friday T earthquake of unusual strength and duration shook the Tokio region at a m today First reports said only minor damage had been caused TOKIO March 2 Rengo Japanese news agency dispatch from Chinchow Manuchurla said today that two Japanese airplanes had bomber1 an airdrome recently established at Jfenol City the capi tal of the northern Chinese province of Jehol by Marshal Chang Hsiao Liang North China military leader Sweep Through City LINGYUAN Jehol China March 2 General Tadoshi Ka wahara commanding the sixteenth Japanese infantry swept through this city this morning on the heela of the retreating Chinese and marched on toward Jehol City At 4 p in he occupied the town of Ssutaoling and two hours later his troops parsed through Pekung 25 miles northeast of PingChuan and less than 75 miles from the Jehol capital DEFENSE COLLAPSING CHINCHOW March 2 Whether the Chinese defense of Jehol already was collapsing or has not begun its fight was the ques tion in the minds of the Japanese command today as their war ma chine checked its headlong advance on the ChehfcngLlngyuan line with the capital Jehol City Chengtefuj less than 100 miles away scouts reported upwards of 30000 Chinese were retreating rag gedly westward on the Lingyuan Pingchuan road like a huge snake Morale Is Shaken Japanese doubt if their morale shaken by the defeats and defec tions of the past week would per mit them to reorganize to fight for PIngchuan and Jehol City the only important towns In the province still in their possession Reports that the Japanese con tinued westward from Lingyuan were authoritatively denied as pre mature Vanguards were pausing to permit divisional headquarters arid supply trains to arrive Rumors were thick that General Tang YuLln the rotund governor of Jehol was abandoning the struggle and wasfleeing or ready to flee southward to the great wal of China and Peiping or that he was Tum to Fttc T Oolnmn tl ATTORNEY GENERAL ARTHUR F MULLKN Roosevelt Says Death Loss for Whole Country Fellow Members in Cabine Just Named Grieved at to President Hoover ne was deeply moved by the news and immediately dispatched to Mrs Walsh a message of condo lence In the discussion that arose im mediately of whom might be se lected to fill the past in the Roose velt cabinet which the death left open the name of Arthur Mullen of Nebraska was outstanding The veteran senator had seemed in perfect health when he left here 10 days ago for his wedding in Cu aa He probably gained his greatest prominence as the prosecutor in the Teapot Dome oil scandals In 1924 Convention of 1924 But to democrats all over the United States he was known as the man who presided over the tumult uous democratic convention of 1924 which fought out the long deadlock between Alfred E Smith and William G McAdoo for the nomination The deadlock was final ly broken by the selection of John W Davis as the standard bearer Again in 1932 the Montanan was chosen to preside over a na tional conclave of his party this time at Chicago where after three ballots Franklin D Roosevelt was nominated Senator Walsh took an active part in the campaign Throughout the long western trip of Mr Roose velt which took him into every far western state except Nevada the senator conferred frequently with the nominee and appeared often on the rear platform Signal for Applause Through the west on this rear platform appearances the an nouncement that the Montana sen ator would speak was the signal for immediate applause from the crowds Through the remainder of the campaign he was a frequent visitor to Albany and often accompanied Mr Roosevelt on his campaign trips Immediately after word was re ceived today of his death senate democrats prepared to move as soon as possible that the senate adjourn as a token of respect Joo Robinson Shocked Senator Joe T Robinson of Ark ansas informed of the death at nis home this morning was shocked so much that he at first could not believe it and then said Senator Walshs death comes as a great surprise He was an but standing leader in the democratic party and a man of undoubted in tegrity and notable ability I am overwhelmed at this news of the passing of this great friend of mine Senator Wheeler said I am so shocked that it is difficult for me to say anything Senator Walsh was one of the great men in American life and the nation loses one of Its outstanding figures As his colleague for a num ber of years I have been in clos touch with his many admirable traits DOCTORARRIVES TOOLATE HEART ATTACKISFATAL Bride of 73 Year Old Choice for Attorney General With Him STORY ON PAGE J2 ROCKY MOUNT N Car MarcH body of Senator Thomas Walsh of Montana who died near Vllson today left Rocky Mount at 3 m on Atlantic coast line train umber 80 for Washington after eing prepared for burial at a fu cral parlor here Mrs Walsh bowed with grief ollapsed as she took her seat on he funeral train ut was soon re ved She was ac ompanied by Dr V B Kimlaw of ark View hos ital Rocky lount and Capt harles Gudger S N Senator Valshs sonm aw who flew ere from Hamp on Roads Va Edward A tonroy of the e p a rt ment of ustice who flew icre from Washington earlier to day also accompanied Mrs Walslu Mrs Walshs Cuban Jnald com pleted the party Performs Church lUtes The Rev Dlngea Catholic priesl of Wilson pertormod churcb the casket NEW YORK March 2 dehed by the death of Senate Thomas J Walsh of Montana Free identEIect Roosevelt went aliea today with his preparations to tak over the presidency at noon Satur day He paused to express to news papermcn his personal loss In thi death of Montana senator anc he loss also to the nation of the attorney general he hod selected Turning again to the national JfOblems confronting him Mr Roosevelt conferred briefly with William H Woodin his secretary of the treasury who remained at he East Sixtyfifth street resi dence for about a half hour Alive to Situation Keenly alive to the domestic bus ness situation Mr Roosevelt gave no hint that he would take any part n it or make any statement before he assumes office Saturday after noon Also there were no Indications whether he would appoint an attor neygeneral to take the place of ienator Walsh before he submits he names of the other cabinet of ficers to the senate on Saturday afternoon There is every sign that the inaug uration ceremonies will go ahead as planned Mr Roosevelt is leaving that to the Inaugural committee Leave for Capital Mr Roosevelt his family and im mediate friends were to leave here late today by special train for the ride to Washington The death ol Senator Walsh Roosevelt said In a statement issue soon after he was informed of the Montana senators death is I grievous loss not only to the whol country and to the Incoming admin istration in which he was to play s prominent and important a parl but In deep measure to myself per sonally He was one of my oldest an most trusted friends and one on whose calm judgment I could always rely One of Great Men While properly to fill his place in my cabinet will be difficult to fill his place in the circle of my friends will be Impossible George H Dern secretary of war in the Roosevelt cabinet said Scn Senator Walsh Mrs Walsh The senator will te buried family plot in Helena Mont beJHda the first Mrs Walsh who died eral years ago but definite plans for funeral serv ices were not to be made until the train carry ing the body reached ingrton Senator Walsh speeding north ward with his Cuban bride of a veek to become attorney general n the Roosevelt cabinet died of a ieart attack at a m today while aboard an Atlantic coast line rain near Wilson IS miles from ere Prepared for Burial The body was brought to Rocky rlount to be prepared for burial in he same clothes In which the sen ator was married in Havana Satur day to Senora Nives Perez Chau mont de Truffin The 73 yeai1 old gray haired rtqntanan got up from his berth iometime during the early morning and collapsed on the floor Mrs Walsh awakened by ight shining through a window vhile the train was traveling be tween Contantnea and Wilson R distance of sis miles found her hus bands berth empty Mrs Walsh alarmed and handi capped by her inability to speak luent English summoned her Cu an maid who occupied a berth In he same car The maid sent a por ter racing the length of seven cars to tell Herbert Wcatherspee con ductor Sends for Doctor The conductor felt the senators weakening pulse and sent for a physician Dr Richard J Costello of Cambridge Mass who was trav eling on the train but before the physician arrived Senator Walsh died The senator died while 1 held his hand Wcatherspee said Mrs Walsh was hysterical Dr Costello was located on the train but he ar rived after the senator died At Wilson a nurse and Dr M A Pittman boarded the train to attend Mrs Walsh who was in a highly nervous state ator Walsh was one of the great Dr Pittman said the senator won men of the country He would have dead when he arrived and that tt been a strong man in the cabinet His death Is a great loss to the ad ministration Joscphus Danials secretary of the navy in the Wilson cabinet said In the period that he served in the senate no one else gave distinguished service as Sen ator Walsh The nation has sus tained an irreparable loss in his death Lost Personal Friend Bainbridge Colby secretary of state In President Wilsons cabi net The sudden passing of Senator Walsh la a great shock It deprives the government cf an outstanding ITirn to Fun Column Turn m Pnue 7 Column 4 IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday i and Friday Not much chnnga in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a oclock Thursday mornlngi Maximum Wednesday S Minimum In Night At g A M Thursday it   

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