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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 10, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX IlVE CENTS A COPY ASSOC1ATKD PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 10 1933 IBIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 213 No Chances for Novice Whole Show Stolen by Roosevelt in Extra Term By HEKBKKT FLUMMER WASHINGTON June 10 One of the interesting phases of this session of congress which has been at work since a few days after President Roose velts inaugura tion appears in the manner in which individ uality has been submerged It rarely fails at a session which has lasted as long as the present one that some new name does not flash to the fore or the reputation of an oldtimer in the senate or house be enhanced Generally speaking such has not been the case on capitol hill at this session Its been pretty much of a oneman show since congress met on March 9 President Roosevelt has held the center the stage vir tually all the time Hope Flushed Novices This is far different from what many observers thought would hap pen at the start In the house there were 127 new members many of whom had come to Washington in tent on making a name for them selves from the start They had campaigned hard and had promised much They were de termined to make good Thus you saw an attempt at organization among these newcomers in the beginning which had for its purpose wresting from the leadership a greater share for themselves in the conduct of the house And also there were heard many statements like the one uttered by a new mem ber from Nebraska Nothing but Talk I didnt come down here to lean on anybodys shoulder If we dont do any more for the country than a lot of old members have we stay here We might as well biff fcesBonBlbtUty now as two it miichj in this rdBpect was done be yond bold assertions Once the president started his legislative pro gram moving and the organization of the house clamped down with its iron hand nearly everything else was over Opportunity was not afforded in many instances for even bold asser tions Talk delays legislation and what the administration wanted was legislation and not talk Ifs and Maybes Whether these conditions will con tinue to prevail will depend largely upon what happens after congress quits and goes home Then if dur ing the summer the program that has been set in motion at the presi dents insistence begins to bring the country hack to a reasonable sort of prosperity his hold on congress next winter perhaps will be as strong as it is now or maybe stronger If his program on the other hand does not give to the country what is expected therell probably be trouble in store for him in January Individuality in this case might refuse to be submerged as it has been in the past There might be a very determined effort on the yart of congress to take the bit in its own mouth and go a way of its own choosing 12 Dead or Hurt and 50 Others Missing m Tram Derailment ISTANBUL Turkey June 10 passengers were reported killed or injured and 50 others miss ing were feared to have drowned today as a result of the derailment of a section of the Taunts express near Eskishehr The train was en route to Adana Angora The derail ment was due to floods AUNT MET By Robert Quillen L Havin poise is like makin biscuits They always turn out better if you dont care whether they look good or not MASON CITY BAND AMONG BEST Stanley W Kolda 23 Lake EXTRA HUNT FOR BODY PULMOTOR SENT FROM P G AND E Mason City Youth First Drowning Victim of Season Here CLEAR LAKE June 10 A large searching party was dragging the lake this afternoon for the body of Stanley W Kolda about 23 Mason City who was drowned this afternoon near Oakwood point a block west of Sorensons store on the Bayside road This was the first drown ing of the season Kolda was in a boat some dis tance out from shore with Ronald Madsen also of Mason City The boat turned over Madsen was able to get to shore A large crowd soon gathered and divers began searching for the body Fifty cars were parkedon the road Kolda a cierkfor Jacob B Decker and Sons lived at 115 Fourteenth street northeast The Ward ambu lance was called and resuciation eq uipment taken to the scene of the drownding Sheriff J M Robertson of Ma son City and Max Studer J B Deach and John Wallace deputies were called about oclock Sat urday afternoon and went immedi ately to Clear Lake to aid in the searching party The pulmotor of the P G and E was taken to Clear Lake about oclock MATTERN FLIES TOWARD COAST Chances for New Record on Flight Around World Shattered MOSCOW June 10 Mattern pressing on with his round the world flight passed over Ruk lilovo in eastern Siberia today at a m Moscow time a m central standard Rukblovb is east of China and 725 miles west of Khabarovsk the flyers next stop Communication in that section of Siberia is very bad and the belief was expressed here that unless Mattern halted somewhere he prob ably was in Khabarovsk by the time Moscow learned that he had passed Rukhlovo At Khabarovsk he was to hop off for the North American continent Little Hope of Record The American aviators hopes for a new around the world flight record were apparently shattered but the plucky flyer continued his cattle with time confident he could establish sn outstanding mark for the first solo night around the globe The Texan left Beioye Siberia at a m Moscow time p m Friday EST and passed over Irkutsk about 50 miles to the east exactly 40 minutes later He was considerably behind the pace set by Harold Gatty and Wiley Post who in 1931 circled the globe in eight days 15 hoursand 51 minutes 3 Days Behind Gatty and Post left Irkutsk when they were three days 22 hours and 14 minutes out of New York but Mattcrn flew over Irkutsk six days 13 hours and nine minutes after leaving New York With favorable conditions Mat tern might be able to make the 1370 mile from Irkutsk to Khabarovsk in about 10 hours arriving at the jumping off place this afternoon For Post and Gatty the lap brought difficulties for their plane was mired in a bog for 14V4 hours at Blagovestchensk At Khabarovsk they were delayed more than a day but they spent just 19 hours and 14 minutes on three stops after their transpacific hop from Khabarovsk to Nor e INDICTED Indictments charging mis application of funds in connec tion with the collapse of the Standard Trust bank of Cleve land returned by a Cleve land grand jury against Alvan ley Johnston grand chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Asso ciated Tress Nine Lives Lost in Blast Caused by Incendiarism 2 Near Bathing Beach NORTH ARLINGTON N J June 10 OP John E Guidctti Bergen county prosecutors detec tive investigating the celluloid plant explosion which caused nine known deaths today announced that pre liminary investigation of the dis aster had produced evidence of in cendiarism and that two Eliza beth N J men were being sought ns material witnesses Guidetti said he had learned that Alex Scheinzeit operator of the plant hold on a technical charge of manslaughter had been warned re cently by business rivals that there would be a bitter fight to de termine which of them would stay In the business the longest Revised Death List A revised list of the known dead in the explosion last night follows Apnleyard Lillian 3 Appleyard Susnn S3 Dale George 6S Date Mrs George 61 Klltch Mrs Joseph 40 Kliteh Mildred 33 LnTotie Mrs Margaret Mollnosky Thomas 22 All resided in North Arlington Scores of fathers The heat had brought scores of bathers to a small bathing beach near the plant of the Atlantic pyro xylin Waste company dealers in scrap celluloid As darkness des cended men women and children lingered splashing in the water Suddenly an eye witness John Jackson said there was a roar and flames shot upward 200 feet Burn ing debris and flaming celluloid fell In showers New sheets of fire shot outward Shrieks of people in houses nearby echoed by the screams of bathers as the flames struck them Scorched or severely burned their bathing suits aflame many of them plunged toward the river as a sec ond explosion shattered the night It was the blast of a gasoline tank spattering fire anew enveloping a garage and a parked car Dart Into Water Several women already badly burned by blazing clothing were seen to dart into the water Mrs Margaret La Tone was seen trying to swim the river A flaming chunk of wood hit her She sank and was drowned police said Firemen arriving from seven towns found a scene of horror In the light of the flames screaming women ran up and down the beach seeking lost children Dying and in jured were moaning Police aptain Neil Barrett sent men to stores to requisition all the sales ungents and first aid kits they could find Two dozen1 people were sent to hospitals while more than 40 others received first aid on the spot No estimate of the damage was Exemptions in Securities Tax Retained Clark Amendment to Industry Measure Stricken Out WASHINGTON June 10 Congressional conferees today struck from the industry bill the Clark amendment making all securi ties now tax exempt subject to tax ation Laboring to perfect the giant in dustrial controlpublic works meas ure to permit adjournment of con gress before Sunday the shirt sleeved conferees decided that the Clark amendment inserted last night was unconstitutional Other stumbling blocks were the LaFollette amendment for publica tion of income tax returns and the Borah one against monopoly and price fixing Would Defeat Purpose What the conferees would do with these was not indicated al though leading proponents of the measure contended the principal purpose would be defeated if the Idaho republicans proposal was re tained This would prevent any code of fair competition to be worked out in cooperation between the govern ment and industry providing for combinations in restraint of trade price fixing or any other monopolis tic practices Conflicts With Policy Since the bill suspends the anti trust law for two years to permit Industry to start up again on a large scale advocates say the Borah iinemlrneSt tijVa great ex J The tax choice to Be made in con ference was between the following two plans Voted by the house Cicreased normal income tax from 4 to 6 per cent on first 4000 and from 8 to 10 per cent on ail above increase of cent in federal gasoline tax now 1 cent appli cation of income rates against cor poration dividends Title on Earnings By the senate A tax of onetenth of 1 per cent on corporation net worth with a flat 5 per cent additional assess ment on earnings above 12 li per cent a flat 5 per cent tax on cor poration dividends to be deducted at source an increase of cent on the present gasoline tax three year extension of corporation consolidat ed return authority with increase of 1 per cent in income tax rate on consolidated returns instead of present of 1 per cent rate up HUSTON IS GIVEN SENATES VOTE Cedar Rapids Man Choice as Iowa Internal Revenue Collector WASHINGTON June 10 The nomination of Charles D Hu ston of Cedar Rapids chairman of the state democratic central com mittee confirmed by the senate today as collector of internal rev enue for Iowa Huston wan named by President Roosevelt in a long list of nomina tions which will fill many import ant positions Huston is a former mayor of Ce dar Rapids and one time postmaster of that city He has been a promi nent member of the democratic par ty for many years has stived as fifth district and once was a candidate for state rail road commissioner Bora in Ohio he came to Iowa in 1863 and has lived in the state since He formerly was a newspa perman being connected with the Traer Star Clipper the Tama Coun ty Democrat and the Cedar Rap Ids Evening Gazette He ia 72 Huston will succeed Gerald A Jewett of Dea Moines appointed to office March 7 1932 following the resignation of Lars E Bladine who had held the post for 12 years Senator Norris Raps Newton Nomination WASHINGTON June 9 nomination by President Roosevelt of Walter Newton secretary to President Hoover to the Federal CONGRESS HARD ATWORKTRYING TO END SESSION Close to Midnight Seen as Earliest Hope of Adjournment WASHINGTON June 10 Congress plunged into the last min ute jam of foremost legislation to day with a determination that showed if adjournment is not reached tonight it would be only because might and main availed little In face of the difficulties en countered President Roosevelt and demo cratic house chieftains formulated a final compromise on the contro verted veterans compensation dis pute It was raced back to the capto for floor consideration at a time when the conferees on the industrial control public works bill agreed to eliminate the Clark amendment re moving the exemption from taxa tion from governmental securities Finance Shoals Work With senate and house managers closeted to get together on other points at issue between the two branches the house devoted an hour to an appropriation of almost 53 500000000 to finance the construc tionemployment program and the Muscle ShoalsTennessee Valley de velopment Advocates of the GlassSteagall bank biHv with fresh counsel as to the prestdentHattitude bir thede posit insuranceprovision set out to attack the obstacles to final ap proval of the legislation They ap parently had a fiftyfifty chance of putting their favorite over A senate committee reported the houso bill to allow appointment of a nonresident as governor of Hawaii without recommendation and at tempts were also in store to get that across in the last minutes Close to Midnight Close to miamgnt was the most optimistic hope of getting adjourn ment Unrest was apparent in the house however and of a nature that seemed to threaten obstruc tionist tactics to make adjournment impossible The fourth deficiency appropria tion carrying funds for expenditure on many phases of the Roosevelt program was passed today by the house and sent to the senate House passage was 287 to 81 Getting another administration bill out or the way to speed ad journment the senate today quick ly approved the house measure con solidating all farm credit agencies under one head and creating a re volving fund of 120000000 to start operations Returned to House The measure was returned to the house for action on amendments The vote was by voice The bill ratifies a merger already in operation and authorizes the farm credit administrations to or ganize 12 production credit corpor ations and as many banks for co operatives to make loans to farm ers for production and marketing of crops Under President Roosevelts pres sure for closing before the London conference begins on Monday in quick succession both the house and senate yesterday had stamped final approval on the 52000000000 home mortgage railroad reorgani zation and gasolineelectricity tax postage reduction bills and sent all Turn to Pnse R Column fi given but It was believed to be Home Loan board was termed more than Police express ed the opinion spontaneous combus tion may have caused the explo sions in the senate today by Senator Norrls R almost a slap in the face at every progressive republican in the Ulnted States WHEAT AND OATS AT SEASON HIGHS Records Follow Reports of Smallest Wheat Crop Since 1904 CHICAGO June 10 and oats rose in price today to the highest points they have reached this season The new high prices came in the wake of a government crop report that predicted the smallest wheat harvest since 1904 and reports of new damage done to grain by tinued hot weather Wheat closed at 81 cents a bushel for December contract and the same delivery of oats went to 32 cents The rise for wheat was 1 cents and oats GRANDMA READS ABOUT JIMMY Mrs Barbara Mattcrn 81 who often spanked 1lmmy Mattcrn In Ills boyhood days is shown rending the story of his flight from the teletype in The Associated Press orflco at Omaha Ncbr Grandmother Mnttern who hna in a piano with her flying grandson seemed confident he would overcome obstacles on his flight throuch Siberia Associated Tress Hot Wave Still Continues With More Than 125Dead Heat Again Scorches Middlewest After Days Relief By ASSOCIATED PRESS The east still fainting under heat that had felled men and animals kept its fingers crossed Saturday and waited It wondered if scattered thunder showers and stirring breezes really meant relief More than I2t people died in a wave of steaming torridity that rolled first over the middlewcst three days ago and then over the Atlantic seaboard Many of the deaths were directly due to the heat some to related causes Records by Score Pictures of eggs done to a turn on sidewalks and of youngsters sloshing in hydrant water broke out on front pages again Heat records fell by the score The middlewest that enjoyed some surcease Friday after heat that killed more than a score in Il linois alone was scorched again Saturday and 100 degree heatre turned to the southwest In the New York area thunder showers before dawn today sent the mercury eas ing downward In or near that met ropolis six persons died yesterday more than 40 collapsed and 20 horses dropped in the streets Twen tythree persons have died in Phil adelphia as a result of the heat Sample Temperatures Sample temperatures for yester day were Arkansas City Kans 104 100 at Washington 98 at Phil adelphia and 96 at New York These were all official figures and In many spots the mercury climbed much higher In New York for in stance meteorologists pointed out that the official thermometer is in a shaded shelter atop a skyscraper They said that it might easily be 125 on the unprotected pavement below Citizens of Barnsboro N J were amazed to see a section of a pub lic highway explode The heat had expanded it to the bursting point At Mitchel Field Long Island an other hot spot army officers issued heavy overcoats blankets and gloves to lads of the civilian con servation corps Asked about it they said it would be cooler at Bak er Ore where the youths are going shortly Senate Committee Favors Nominations WASHINGTON June 10 The nominations of M S Szymczak of Chicago and J J Thomas of Ne braska to be members of the fed eral reserve board were approved today by the senate banking com mittee MASON CITY HAS 97 FOR RECORD High Temperatures Chance of Local Showers Week End Forecast DES MOINES June 10 premature heat wave continued its grip on Iowa today sending tem peratures into the upper 90s Mason City had a at Sat urday afternoon for a new record for this year The high temperatures were sche duled to continue over the weekend dropping only slightly Sunday and in the extreme northwest portion tonight There was a possibility that local thundershovvcrs might visit parts of the state the weather bureau re ported The blazing sun yesterday sent thermometers in Council Bluffs the warmest point in the state that day up to the 100 mark Rain is needed badly it was reported Iowa Woman Officer of Missionary Group WAUPAGA Wis June10 Mrs Alvllde Tenneson of Moor head Iowa was elected vice presi dent of the National Womens Mis sionary society of the United Dan ish Evangelical church conference SHARES HIGHEST HONORS WITH 10 OTHER SCHOOLS 5000 Young Musicians in Massed Band as Final Event EVANSTON 111 June The Mason City Iowa high school band was among 11 bands to receive the superior ranking in class A the highest rating possible at the na ional band contest it was an lounced this afternoon There were 27 bands in class A competition The judges namDd the winners after listening for three days to the lusic of the 5000 performers No ingle champion was chosen to suc ceed last years title holder Joliet 11 but Jolict again was among he 11 outstanding bands in class schools comprising 750 more lupils Winners Are Named The first winners were Class A Austin Chicago Clevc ancl Heights Ohio East High Au rora 111 Hammond Ind Joliet 11 Harrison Tech Chicago Mor on High Cicero 111 Marion Ind tfason City Iowa Quincy 111 and Scnn Chicago First place winners class B Dover Ohio Taylorville III Moose heart 111 Huntington Whiting and Hobart Ind The smaller schools of class C were presenting their final perform ance this afternoon and their ratings will be announced tonight Get Second Hating Second rating in class A bands in cluded Oakosh Wis Roosevelt High of Des Moines Iowa and Washington High of Sioux Falls S Dak AB second beat bands in class B the judges iChose among1 others Bttn River Mich Lincoln high of Vln ton Iowa and Menasha Wiff Third rating in class A went to Appleton Wis and Dubuque Iowa In third rating for class B bands the judges put Dpnison Iowa and Sturgis rTIch Give Mass Concert Announcement of the results was made when the 5000 young bands men representing 73 schools in 10 states played thla afternoon in a mossed concert In Dychc stadium of Northwestern university Tills huge organization provided the most spectacular event of the contest Brilliant colors of the different uniforms shining instruments and the snappy tunes made the event one of unusual impressiveness Pre vious to the playing of the massed bnnri inarching bands strutted be fore the judges for rankings in marching events Parade Downtown Starting at noon the bands pa raded through the business district of Evanston and then went to the stadium This massed band was be iived to have been the largest ever assembled A separate contest for drum majorn was held at the sta dium in which baton swirling swanky appearance and command over the playing units was judged The masses tmnd was bv such famous leaders as Arthur Pryor Capt Charles ONeill of the Royal TwentySecond Regiment band of Quebec and Lieut Charlcn T Bentcr of the United States navy band Drilled PInypru Hard The Mason City players received the announcement of the results with much enthusiasm Carleton L Stewart the director had drilled the musicians hard giving a brief Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cnl June Baers are going strong Bugs Baer is the champion humorist and Max the cham pion boxer This fellow Schmel ing however deserves a lot of credit He has from the start here conducted himself both In and out of the ring In a mighty commendable way that has brought nothing but credit on his country Roosevelt Is trying to get rid of congress by Saturday night He has tried everything he knows He has hinted handed cm their hat and almost Insulted cm no mre unwelcome guest has ever been invented than congress One Eyed Connelly is a sweet heart in comparison Yours WILL ICnpyrlfM 1031 JtcNaiiEht KyMkale Turn o ff Column 4 IOWA WEATHER Generally fnir Saturday night and Sumlny not so warm Sun day and In extreme northwest portion Saturday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday Minimum In Night fiS At 8 A M as At oclock Saturday after noon the mercury had mounted to 97 with a chance of going a degree or so higher before night WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 10 Weather outlook for the week beginning Monay June 12 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and cen ral great plains Mostly moderate emperatures indicated during week with not much precipitation   

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