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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1934, Mason City, Iowa LOW E R j S MEM A AH CIPT OF A 01 NFJI North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IONVANS NEIGHBOUS ME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1BB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 29 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OV TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 96 Roosevelts Birthday 15 Friends to Meet at White House to Celebrate By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON Jan 29 On the night of Tuesday Jan 30 there will gather at the white house for the first time a group of 15 men and women who occupy a unique position in the affection ana es teem of Frank lin D Roosevelt Presidents be fore have sur rounded the m selves with groups of inti m a t e friends Mr Hoover had his famed med icine ball cab inet which met with him early in the morning on the White House lawn Another R gsth crcd about him from time to time on the White House tennis courts group of devotees of the game The 15 who will meet with Presi dent Roosevelt on the night of Janu ary 30 however have no name a a group although for the past 1 years they have assembled on thi date Hes Still The Boss The occasion this year as in the past will be Mr Roosevelts birth day anniversary It will be his fifty second His guests for the evening ar those who 14 years ago were associ ated with him in his first bid fo high position in the realm of na tional vice presidency That was in 1920 when he wa the running mate of James Cox 01 the democratic ticket He was de Heated in that campaign but th loyalty and friendship of those s closely associated with him neve has been forgotten They were all attached to th boss as they still call him Its AH Informal At the Roosevelt home In New York City at Hyde Park at Al bany and now at the White House almost every year since 1920 they havemet with1 theboss It Is an evening given over en tirely to fun But along with it all there isa deep current of real affection It is significant that each of the men in the group possesses a pair or gold cuff buttons presented to them by Mr Roosevelt One bears the initials oC the owner the other F D Rs X6wn initials RENEWS IOWA RELIEF FUND PLEA Signing of CornHog Contracts Starts 1ST COLD WAVE OF NEW YEAR TO END ON TUESDAY 12 Below Registered in Mason City Low for Month Spring loving lowans got out their overcoats again Sunday as bitter cold swept away the balmy weather last week From record January highs of Saturday the mercury slid down below or near the zero mark with Charles City reporting the mini mum of 10 below Monday morning Mason Citys unofficial 12 below at 8 oclock Monday morning was a record for this January The drop was accompanied by virtually no snow a hundredth of an inch being reported at Sioux City Tiie weather bureau forecast un settled weather for Monday nlghl and Tuesday with not quite so cold weather during the night and ris ing temperature Tuesday Other cities reporting below zero marks Monday were Dubuque 8 Davenport 6 and DCS Moiues 1 ICeokuk and Sioux City reported zero GALES FAN FIRES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cold gales fanned numerous fire MondayMn widelyseparated plsces Three persona were burned t death Many were Injured HERBERT BELL 2NDWYNEKOOP TRIAL PLANNED Doctor Too Weak to Attend Court Reassignment to Be Made Feb 6 CHICAGO Jan 29 the absence of Dr Alice Lindsay Wyne koop too weak from another heart attack to appear in criminal court Chief Justice Philip J Finnegan to day fixed Feb 6 as the date for reassigning her trial for the mur der of Rheta her sons wife Informed by Dr Francis J Mc Namara of the county jail staff that the elderly woman was bedridden Judge Finnegan called a conference of state and defense attorneys and set the new date Dr Wynekoops first trial was halted 10 days ago because of her precarious health The jail matron the prisoner this morning whether she felt able to dress Dr Wynekoop answered yes but as she aat on the edge of her bed she clutched at her heart and fell k Dr McNamara said she had a alight heart attack Old Kesident Dies HARLAN Jan 29 P Johnson 83 a native of Denmark and a resident of Shelby county for 50 years died here He is survived by two daughters and a son Sfit estimates ran to seven figures Thi extreme cold felt throughout th north hampered fire fighters At Troy N Y the club hous of the Veterans of Foreign War burned down killing two sleeping men seriously burning a third Three year old Mary Logoviano lost her life when flames consumed the cottage of her parents at Ham monton N J How After Row Row after row of frame struc tures fed gale fanned flames along the waterfront at Canarsie on Jamaica bay in Brooklyn Seven firemen were injured A section stretching for a half mile was de stroyed An Anderson Ind fire that started in a six story bank building over a half block of the owntown district and raged for six hours before firemen could bring it under control The telephone office was destroyed and the city was without communication Several firemen and policemen were injured The four story merchants mill at Herbert Chub Bell Pioneer Cab Man Dies Succumbs at Hospital After Stroke Began Driving in 1880 Herbert Chub Bell 65 pioneer ab line operator in Mason City died Saturday evening at 8 oclock at a ocal hospital He had been in poor health the past few weeks suffering rom high blood pressure and a stroke He resided at 1T West State street Mr Bell who for several years svas head of the Red Top Cab com pany was born in New York state May 13 1868 the son of a marble etterer When the taxi owner was still a youngster the family moved o Delavan Wls then to Clear Lake and finally to Mason City where Mr Bell haa resided for more than 50 years Kemernbercd Early Days His recollections of Mason City at that time were of Interest to all with whom he talked There was no streetcars and the streets were in deplorable condition The Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific and the Minneapolis St Louis rail roads were the only ones here As soon as he was big enough to start work Mr Bell began his man ual labors with a dray line operated by J C Briggs Next he started work for a cab company owned by Cadwell and Kotchel the latter a former mayor Bought Cars in 1914 Horses held sway until 1914 when Mr Bell purchased a fleet of auto mobiles Ford touring cars and the bridles were slipped from the horses headsforthe last time In those earlydays of uals rode together and did not re quire acab alpne as they do today As soon as the cars had been pur chased the old hacks were given away sold or destroyed Until shortly before his death Mr Bell would relate interesting tales of those pioneer days In Mason City ain snow or sleet failed to stop he buses He has often said the rst winter he drove here it got as iw as 38 and 40 degrees below zero iis longest drives were to Clear ake He hauled the first passenger o the newly built Cerro Gordo hotel Four Children Survive Surviving children are his sons Bell Jr Glen Bell and larry Bell all Mason City and daughter Mrs Ray Jacobson of edar Falls He leaves two sisters drs Clarence Shell of Nora Springs ind Mrs Charles Hass in Mason and two brothers Norman Bell lason City and Jesse Bell Seattle wo grandchildren also survive Funeral services will be held at 2 clock Tuesday afternoon at the Randall funeral home The Rev W Fall River formerly a Mass cotton unoccupied but textile factory blazed rapidly in the face of the wind and help had to be summoned from neighboring towns to prevent spread of the flames to nearby properties Two Homes Burned The home of Perclval H Smith at Bridgeton N J one of the largest residences in the city was destroyed by fire and the home of Paul Con nor in another part the city burned at the same time Wrightsville Beach a Bummer re sort at Wilmington N Car had the most disastrous fire of Its his tory yesterday afternoon A third of the beach was destroyed the flames fanned by a gale that struck that section of the country earlier The damage was estimated at between 5500000 and Wea IOWA WEATHER Unsettled Monday night and Tuesday not quite so cold late Monday night slowly rising temperatures Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 4 Above Minimum In Night 12 Below At 8 A ST Monday 12 Below Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday GO Above Minimum In Night Z Above Rainfall 01 of an Inch A record for the present January 12 below zero was established Mon day morning January over the years Is North Iowas coldest month and this minimum is remarkably temperate compared with the 20 and 25 below which Is often dished out in an Iowa January Fisch and Durant of Iowa Assembly Both Reported Improvec DES MOINES Jan 29 ator Mike Fisch Le Mars was re ported somewhat improved todaj although his physician said his con dltion was still serious The senator was taken to th hospital last week He Js suffer ing from diabetes Representative 3 B Durant o Hancock county who is recoverin from an infection in hia foot like wise was reported much improved Injuries Suffered in Auto Accident Fata SIOUX CITY Jan 29 m juries suffered in an automobile ac cident near Wakefield Nebrv Wee nesday proved fatal for Peter John son of Wakefield 76 a retired farm or who died in a hospital here Dibble pastor of the First Con gregational church will officiate ind burial will be in Blmwood cem tery The body will He in state at he funeral home until services are leld MAN KILLED IN MINE DISORDER Another Wounded as Deputy Sheriffs and Kentucky Strikers Clash PIKEVTLLE Ky 29 One man was killed and another wounded today in a clash between deputy sheriffs and striking miners of the Edgewater Coal companys mine at Henry Clay Fearing further disorder county officials enlisted the service of 15 members of the local national guard company swore them in as special deputy sheriffs and sent them to the mine on Marrowbone creek about 16 miles south of here About 500 men are normally employed at the mine The disorder began according to reports when 50 to 75 shots were fired thia morning as part of the miners began to enter the work ings No one was injured but later Deputy Sheriff Marvin Williamson reported he heard shots down the road left the mine to get a rifle and saw a man behind a schoolhouse He and Deputy Vernon Sanders no ticed a rifle in the schoolhouse and started to get it Williamson reported that Perry Adkina 45 jumped up and grabbed the weapon and he shot and kiUei him with his pistol Williamson reported he then shot Avery Hill 24 when the latter point ed his rifle at the deputies Hill was brought to a local hospital where it i was said he would recover House Accepts Amendments to Monetary Bill House Committee Votes for New Planes for Treaty Limit Navy WASHINGTON Jan 29 Congressional action was completec today on theadmuilBtrSttbiismbnej bill Viet President Garnerand Preaiden Rooseveltall that was necesaary to enact it into law It required only a few minutes for the house to vote concurrence in senate amendments to limit to three years the life of the proposed 2 000000000 stabilization fund ane the time within which the presideni might devalue the gold content of the dollar by 40 to 50 per cent Unanimous consent was given by the house to the changes placed ii the bill by the senate last week President Roosevelt will receive the measure tomorrow and is ex pectcd to lose no time signing it Vote for Navy Planes The house naval committee voted today to give the president blanket authority to provide an airplane con tingent for the navy commensurate with a treaty limit fleet involving 1184 new planes costing 000 A drop from to 000000 in the amount to be sought for crop production loans next yuar was agreed upon today between Chairman Smith of the senate agri culture committee and W I Myers governor of the farm credit admin istration The larger amount was opposed by the administration Although Governor Myers said he was without authority to agree to any proposal the 25 senators and representatives attending the con erence gave their support to the Smith plan Crop Loan Interest They also agreed that the inter est rate should be per cent the same as last year with an inspec ion fee of 50 cents for each loan application examined Individual loans would be limited to 250 with the administration having authority to allow larger In dividual loaTis when it can be shown that 250 is net sufficient Smith agreed to scale down the loan fund after Governor Myers had pointed out that payment under the INTENSIVE WORK CARRIEDONHERE AMONG FARMERS 192 Men Trained to Draw Up Contracts for National Plan The signing up of cornhog con tracts among the farmers of Cerro Grrdo county will get underway In ail 16 townships Tuesday Final Instructions to the township chairmen In charge of the project were given by F W Stover field representative J D Richardson county chairman and County Agent Marion E Olson at the Farm Bu office Monday This session placed the finishing touches on an intensive campaigr of instruction that has groomed 192 men for the difficult taks of filling in the cornhog contract blanks The work started with the selee tion of a chairman for each of the IB townships all of whom then me and organized selecting a countj chairman and other officers Tho Cerro Gordo chairman then joinei other chairmen in the state at a three day school of instruction a Iowa State college at Ames Thi was followed by a two day sclioo of instruction here for the town ship chairmen Districts The county was then divided int four ciiatrtcts of eac Will Rogers NEW YORK Jan visited the senate Saturday and renewed many pleasant ac quaintances They are fine bunch of fellows when you take Into consideration the amount of things the people lay on to em They rant at each other there then come out und are good friends Had the pleasure of sit ting by Mrs Alice Longworth In the senate gallery When the gold bill was passed Alice due to the Roosevelt tradition took it on the chin and smiled She sincerely believes that no presi dent ever carried the faith of as many people 03 this distant rela tive Yours WILL ROGERS fCnpyrifiht IBrtl McNaURht Syndicate with the v township cnalrm en and two township commltteemeti pres ent followed by district meetings in which nine cooperators from each township were added to the attend ance Each of the cooperators rep resents a school district or an area of approximately 12 square miles Work will start in one of the school districts in each township Tuesday It is planned to handle the territory surrounding each school in a day and to poceed to another school the next It will be the work of the cooperator for each district to notify the farmers Tnrn to Pajrc 12 Column 2 Italian Flyers Rescued After Brazil Crackup Two of Men Only Slightly Hurt and Others Not Touched FORTALEZA Brazil Jan 29 Italian flyers who cracked up on the beach near here early to day after spanning the south Atlan tic were brought to Fortaleza by a rescue party after noon of thii Meftwetfeinjured slight Iowa Acts to Discontinue Use of Scrip House Approves Bill Senate Delays Tax Act Debate DES MOINES Jan 29 Iowa one of the pioneer states in indorsement and use of the stamp note or scrip plan which originated in the town of Hawarden and spread over the country today moved for its discontinuance The house of representatives passed a senate bill giving the county boards of supervisors the right to discontinue use of the plan The senate had madeits discon tinuance mandatory anU the bill goes back to that body for action on the optional amendment Stamps Left Off Speaking for the measure Repre sentative Cunningham of Polk said that many persons were failing to place stamps on the notes and that in Des Moinea they were not ac cepted by all of the merchants He also stated that it was felt stamp notes or scrip was not need ed because of the CWA work The measure passed 87 to 0 Because of a number of absen tees the senate worked on genera bills and this afternoon took up f number of amendments which hat been filed to the interim commit tee three way tax bill passed las TWO FUGITIVES SHOT CAPTURED Oklahoma Convicts Wound ed Slightly When They Resist Arrest TALLAHASSEE Fla Jon 29 men Identified by Chief Deputy Sheriff Joe Campbell as W J Whltey Walker and Ray A Johnson escaped Oklahoma con victs were captured here at acreage reduction program being carried out for various crops would give many farmers a source of cash they lacked last year Myers also reported that of the appropriated for crop reduction loans last year only 000000 had been lent a m today Both were shot and slightly Council Bluffs Boy Drowns in Missouri COUNCIL BLUFFS Jan 29 Belts 7 son of James Betts of Council Bluffs was drown ed in the Missouri river here ac cording to stories told by bis bro ther and a playmate The children were playing on the rivers edge Yeggs Get45000 Out of Texas Bank MIDLOTHIAN Texas First National Jan 29 bank of Midlothian was robbed of early today by a gang of ycggmen who bound and gagged a night watchman and burned their way in 1 lo the books vault wounded in the arms as they re sisted arrest Campbell flaid officers spotted the men as they rode along Monroe street OK which two banks are lo cated The officers cornered the pair on a side street Campbell Bald one of the men reached for an automatic pistol on the floor of the car as officers clos ed In The officers opened fire The men were taken to a hospital Completes Recapture McALBSTER OklaJan 29 OT arrest and wounding of W J Whitey Walker and Ray A Johnson at Tallahassee Fla com pleted today the recapture of Okla fioma prisons three escaping fish ermen With Irvin Blackie Thompson the pair fled from the prison her last Aug 30 after obtaining per mits to fish at a prison lake out side the walls Once out they non chalantly hailed a taxi and disap peared Thompson was caught only las Friday at Miami Fla All three men are life termers Walker having been sentenced fo a bank robbery Johnson for slay ing an officer in a holdup and Thompson for the killing of a dcpu ty sheriff in trying to flee follow ing a robbery Johnson originall was under death sentence but th penalty was commuted to life 1m prisonment Since Dec 28 they have bee sought for a Marlln Tex bank robbery and are suspected o another bank raid at Palcstin Tex which netted The mechanic Batlagliti and Ra ioman Gtulini required first aid reatment only for their injuries in e crash which endnd nn attempt blaze air mail trail to outh America Capt Francla Lombardi com mndcr of the flight and Count ranco Mazotti second pilot os aped unscathed A PanAmerican airways rescue arty went to the aid of the flyers yho crashed on the bench 32 miles rom here The wreckage of the Italian air lane was sighted at about 7 a i by Bert Saura pilot of the Ani ricon airliner Sees Three Men He was unable to land the Air ner filled with passengers and nail bound for the United States ut circled low above the spot of he disaster He reported by iadlo that be saw hree men standing beside the mashed transatlantic ship His nessage indicated there had been o fire Quickly he wrote a note Help coming He tied it to a weight and Iroppftci it beside the beached men They waved back Rescuers Sturt Out Burnett Boyd manager of the lo al PanAmerican airways port mmedlately organized rescue parties to start to the scene by motor launch and overland by foot The Italian plane which left Rome early Saturday had been due n Buenos Aires today It left Dakar Africa early yesterday and reached the Brazilian coast 300 miles off Its course about 10 p m yesterday Afterward It wandered ilmleasly seeking its destination Natal until out of gas it crashed Oil Station Robber Gets 25 Year Term CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 29 Dick Knight 22 San Francisco ar rested here for a filling station hold up tn which fi50 was taken was sentenced by a district court judge to 25 years in the state reformatory at Anamosa lowan Dies After Fall From Ladder SIOUX CITY Jan 29 W Blatt 79 a long time resident of Correctionvllle died at his home of head Injuries suffered in a fall from a stepladder last week GOVERNOR ASKS LEGISLATURE TO PASS BILL NOW 5lans Made in Assembly to Sidetrack Other Legislation DES MOINES Jan 29 appropriation of three aillion dollars for emergency poor elief in Iowa was asked today by overnor Herring in a special mcs age to both branches of the gou ral assembly Governor Herring and E H lulock state relief director rc eutly appeared before a joint ses ion of the assembly and asked en ctment of a bill appropriating bout for this pur ose and directed attention to the own situation The governors second recMiesl vhich was dispatched to the ns embly shortly before noon fol owed a conference with T J Ed monds regional representative for he federal emergency rclicC ad ministration for Iowa and leaders f the general assembly Other States Dropped It directed attention to the fuel that federal funds for some other states had been discontinued be ause of their failure to make state appropriations and Raid thill it certainly is not the wish of this legislature that similar action should be taken against Iowa Plans promptly were made the sidetracking of other legisla tion in the assembly to speed con sideration of the bill as soon as it hag by generals of flee and appropriation committees of the two branches The measure proposes that the rnrce millions be appropriated fron the general fund for direct roller and for work relief for the nneni ployed and needy 1oor Relief Fiiinl Under plans of the assembly it is considered likely that a part OT the revenue from the new tax liuv now in the course of passage will bo diverted to the poor relief appro priation At the conclusion of the confer ence Governor Herring talked by longdistance with Hurry L Hop kins federal relief administrator in Washington Hopkins approved the Iowa pro posal Governor Herring miicl Attending the conference in ad dition to Edmonds and the gover nor were members of the emergency relief committees from both brandies of the assembly the cihair raan of tllc senate and the bouse ap y on motoi propriations committee and Assist ant Attorney Hjury Gpr rett Through Federal itody It is proposed the relief be han dled through the federal emergency relief organisation for Iova which is headed by ilulock Members of the senate emergency relief committee am Patterson Har rington and Hons members are Mitchell Garner and Bruce Fdmonds explained Hie situation HI other states and the step some states have taken to cooperate with rrum to imir Column Thursday by the house Tana Somite Hill By a vote of 78 to 5 the bous approved a senate measure provicl ing that the county treasurer aha segregate the funds from tax sale deferred last year and thi money to pay warrants Issued i 1933 and not redeemed because o lack of funds The house passed by a vote o 73 to1 8 abill ty Repreaenteilv Burgass of Woodbury giving veter haries a lien ujioh livestock foiini terial used and services rendered i the presentation control of contag ious livestock diseases The mca sure would give such a lien priorit over all other encumbrances On motion oC Senator E R Hicli lin of Wapello the MillhoneSpeklc house bill to authorize the count quota plan for admission of li ligeht patients to the state univer Hity hospital was made a spccia order to follow liquor control bills Insist on Amendments Voting 35 to 0 to insist on it amendments the senate sent to con fcrcnce committee the senate meafl ure allowing for deferment of sa of lands acquired by the state schO1 fund Senate members named to tl conference committee were Miller Buchanan Elthon and Calhoun The house measure to tighten tl gas tax refund law and rewrite th gas tax provisions was returned the upper house without rccomme vehicles Lard Substitute Tax An agricultural committee meas ure to impose a 3 cents a pound tax on lard substitutes was taken up but finally was referred to the ap propriations committee after an amendment to add an appropria tions clause was adopted The senate also adopted an amend ment by Senators Frailey Invin and Byers to exempt from provi Tum to 1 4rkluinn T Five Known Drowned 1 and 50 More Injured NAGASAKI Japan Jan 29 Five persons were known drownctl and SO injured when an overloaded ferryboat capsized today throwing from 200 to 300 onssenKers into tho water DALADIERWILL FORM CABINET Vigorous House Cleaning Is Planned After French Bank Scandal PARIS Jan 29 Daladlcr former premier was as signed again today to head the French government President Lebrun gave him the task of forming a public safety cabinet for a vigorous house cleaning of financial scandals and for restoration of the shaken public confidence in the government Daladler it was understood planned to take the portfolio of for eign affairs himself ousting Joseph PaulBoncour To give the cabinet a strong position to face Germany in the jlisarmament tangle it was said he would unite the ministries of war navy and air into a national defense ministry The new cabinet will supplant that of Camille Chautcmps which resigned Saturday and rioting and demonstrations In all parts of France as a result of the Bayonnc municipal pawnshop scandal Daladier minister of war in the Chautemps government wna sum moned to the Blysee palace early today after three others had de clined to accept the office of premier Concrete Around Home THBRB are many ways to usr concrete around the home ackj attractiveness or usefulness Fence iosts garden fixtures mail box standards gain prsts walks ent rance drives storage tanks poul try houses bird baths sand boxes tennis arc but a few suggestion offered in a handy reference book on concrete nov nvailable to GlobeGazette readers If you are planning a spring spruce up campaign you will find Concrete Around the Home an extremely useful booklet Mail coi pon below with 4 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