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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                riON E R M E u A A n 1 T OK I I A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CUNTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 117 Protest at Gag Rule House Members Say Senate Changes Bill Anyway SUNDAY SALE OF BEER REJECTED By HEKBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Feb 22 jection on the part of member of the house to being gagged as they choose to term itfdur ing consideration of the new rev enue bill is based to a great extent on pride It Is all very well for the chairman of the ways and means committee to tell them that its a good bill but It is irritating to many of them to hear him add that If members get a chance to amend certain provi sions it wont be as good when passed as it now is As one of the members put It Whats the use of throttling us everybody knows this bill will go to the senate and return to us unrecognizable In this way we ad mit our own inferiority The house generally since the be ginning of the present administra tion has submitted in more or less docile fashion to all of the restric tions imposed upon it by the lead ership There been rumblings of discontent but in the end it has yielded Special Rules Stifle in the special session and thus far In the present one they have con sented with some graciousness to being stifled by special rules Mem bers many of them able and am bitious faced with stiff election contests later on in the year have remained in obscurity so the ad ministrations legislative program could be enacted The appropriation continuing CWA 4was passed in 40 minutes no and with only ting vote Here would oil excellent opportunity for trie members to manufacture material for home con sumption i And the income fax and revenue bill offered a rare op portunity Tax measures always have been regarded by members of congress as something in which all should have a share It was but natural that objections should be raised when the leaders shut them off with 16 hours of de bate and deprived them of the right to offer amendments Safeguards Held Vital Experience has taught the ad ministration leaders however of the dangers of throwing such a measure to the house without safe guards They fear that otherwise the labor and care which the ways and means committee has lavished on the bill since last June probably might be wasted The committee wouldnt be able to recognize its bill after the house got through with it The senate may and in all prob ability will return it to the house in unrecognizable shape But the administration will still hold the whip hand When the bill goes to conference house conferees backed by a power ful democratic majority are able to force compromises and delete pro visions they disapprove no matter how much it may irk tbe senate Adler Assailant Hangs Himself in Jail Cell Grand Jury to Make Report Upon Alleged Boxcar Theft Ring ST PAUL Feb 22 feder al court ia to hear the report of a grand Jury hers either Friday or Monday following an investigation of a case involving 14 men arrested here and in Dubuque for theft and disposal of merchandise valued at from railroad freight cars The jury8 report which was ready yesterday could not be made due to absence of federal judges Wea FORECAST IOWA Generally fair little change In temperature Thurs day night and Friday MINNESOTA Generally fair and continued cold Thursday night and Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 2t Minimum In Night 4 At S A M Thursday CAUGHT MAKES FULL ADMISSION Mayo Had Feared Death m Chair Woman Is Released CHICAGO Feb 22 hours after he confessed an abortive plot to kidnap Emanuel Philip Adler of Davenport Fred Mayo of Birmingham Ala alias Charles Phillips hanged himself in a Jlar quette police station cell Policemen found him suspended by his scarf from the cell bars when they called to take him be fore Jack Lacy alias Wyman his alleged confederate captured this morning Mayo was dead The body was rushed to the county hospital In an effort to resuscitate him but It was futile He had taken upon himself the capital punishment he had feared the state of Illinois would in flict for the crime of kidnaping Makes Full Confession The man he had named last night as his accomplice in the plot to truss the Davenport newspaper ADLER FEELS FINE DAVENPORT Feb P Adler victim yesterday of an at tempted kidnaping in Chicago dispatchedthe following mes sage this morning to the cxecU tlves ofUieVSeveraT Lee news papers Had a good niglita rest and feel fine this morning Wounds are superficial and I am ready for the next adventure publisher and spirit him out of the Morrison hotel in a huge trunk had been captured only a few moments before Mayo was found lifeless Less than two hours after the suicide Sergt Thomas Kelly an nounced that Lacy told of his com panions death made full confession ofv his share in the plot against Adler Sergeant Kelly announced that Lacy would be charged with at tempted kldnaning and assault and would be held for arraignment Monday In felony court Meanwhile he was to be run through the rou tine of detective bureau showups and was fingerprinted Blade Stubborn Denial For hours yesterday Mayo had made stubborn denial of any inten tion to kidnap Mr Adler a 61 year old bank president and head of the Lee syndicate of middle western newspapers Mayo had been nabbed as he stole back to the hotel cor ridor where he had clubbed Adler and tried to take him captive He had acknowledged a robbery at tempt but not until late in the night had he admitted planning to kidnap Adler and hold him for 000 ransom then he said he had feared death in the electric chair because of the public furore against kidnapers He gave information that brought the arrest of Mrs Minnie Lacy who was released as innocent today af Tnm to page 4 ertnnin 4 SAYS MELLONS WROTE TO HIM Brown Questioned by Senate Committee on Market Operations WASHINGTON Feb 22 Walter F Brown postmaster gen eral in the Hoover administration testified today that Andrew Mellon R K Mellon and W L Mellon had written him in the interests of an airmail contract sought by the Pitts bugh Aviation Industries Inc Andrew Mellon never took it up with him personally although he saw him frequently Brown told the senate committee He wrote me a perfunctory let ter Brown continued Somebody stirred him up to bombard me R K and W L Mellon were on the Pittsburgh Aviation Industries board of directors he said The testimony regarding the Mel Ions followed a long series of ques tions and answers regarding Browns market operations while he was in office TRUNK FOUND IN KIDNAP PLOT OTIIEB PICTURES ON PACK Z trunk tilled air holes ivis Jouna In the Chi cago hotel room jcoup led by one at an at tempt to kldnupIE jPAaier publisher and banker olIftveri port town Police expressed a belief tho trunk was speclaUy outfitted in readiness for a kid naping Associated Press Photo Mayo alias Charles Phillips hanged himself in n Chicago police cell rntlier than face prosecution In tho attempted kidnaping of E P Adler Davenport publisher Associated Press photo Whitney Will Submit Stock Control Bill To Offer Suggestions After Attack Upon Congress Plan WASHINGTON Feb 22 A promise that he would submit a substitute bill for federal regulation of stock exchanges was made to the house interstate commerce com mittee today by Richard Whitney president of the New York stock exchange Testifying against the major pro visions of the FletcherRayburn bill toplace the stock exchanges under strict federal regulation Whitney said the bill as now written would drive stocks off the exchange The provision in the Flotchcr Kayhurn bit calling for quarterly audit reports to the federal trade commission would cost an average firm of capitalization from 5500000 to 51000000 a year he contended Will Submit Draft After he had read from a lengthy prepared statement criticisms of the proposed legislation Whitney was asked by Representative Pettengill CD Ind for his suggestions for a bill to be drafted in the public In terest Whitney said he would voluntar ly submit a draft of such a bill Meanwhile the stock market in vestigating committee subpoenaed George Harriss chairman of the publicity committee of the New York stock exchange to Inquire into what it considers a propa ganda campaign by the exchange against regulatory legislation Follow Up Charge Ferdinand Pecora senate com mittee counsel announced that Turn lo page i column X NORTH IOWA HAS TOUGH OF COLD Mercury Dros to 4 Above in Mason City East Still Snowbound Winter descended on North Iowa Thursday with the minimum tem perature in Mason City 4 degrees above zero Wednesday night and 7 above at S oclock Thursday morning The sun was out but the weather bureau did not promise a rapid rise In temperature TOWNS ISOLATED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Road crewa redoubled their ef forts Thursday to reach communi ties still isolated following the North Atlantic seaboards worsl storm of the winter On the eastern shore of Maryland conditions were the worst since 1000 Many schools were closed ant most of the Chesapeake bay was still ice locked The fourth coH wave of the month was expected Mercury Climbs Slowly In Massachusetts many smal towns were cut off by snowdrifts a deep as 20 feet Stalled snowplows and automobiles dotted the roads All rail lines were open but trains were behind schedule Warmer cloudy weather was predicted Conditions on the mainland o New York state were almost nor mai Main highways were open and the mercury was slowly climbing Long Island tvas still In the grip of huge drifts however with rail am automobile traffic fighting to gel through with food and fuel to com munitles cut off from New York City since Monday 80 Feet Deep In one community 35 families had been without food for 30 hours More snow predicted for today would it Is feared place thousand of suburban dwellers in danger o hunger Connecticut reported main high ways opened through drifts 10 to 3 feet deep Side roads were stll closed and at Westport community of wealth mnrooned residents ap pealed to town authorities for foot and milk Three crews of tiO men each were sent to their rescue AIRMAIL FLYER KILLED AND TWO FORCED TO LAND Army Pilot Throws Sacks of Mail Free Before Plane Crashes CLEVELAND Feb 22 snow and a low ceiling played havoc vlth the army airmail schedule in he midwest eqrly today bringing death to one flyer and sending two others into emergency landings Lieut D O Lowry out of Chi cago for Cleveland nosed Into a woods near Deshler Ohio 50 miles south of Toledo and was killed but le threw some of his mail free be fore the crash An unidentified mall pilot was reported forced down in the vicinity f Goshcn Ind without serious mis lap and the mall wag forwarded by train Lieut Charles P Hollsteln out of Cleveland for Washington was forced down neat Union town Pa in a heavy fog His plane was dam aged but he escaped unscathed and he mail was saved according to re sorts sent to Cleveland airport All three of the army flyers were moving the moil in a belt of hard flying weather which stretched across most of Indiana Ohio Penn sylvania and western New York The United States weather bureau at the Clevelandairport roportec moderate snow moderate fog and a flying celling of between 600and 1000 feeti Visibility was onlyahalf mile Despite the untoward weather con ditlons commercial airlines wera operating regularly and there was no cessation in the armys mai schedules Major Jack Berry super intendent of the airport said Killed in Plane Crnsli DESHLER Ohio Feb 22 An army flyer Identified as Lieut D O Lowry crashed down out of a snowy sky at 6 a m to flay In the woods on a farm owned by Vlnal Tburston and was killed Guarding the mail to the last the army man threw several sacks from the plane before the crash The mai was found some distance from the woods by Ball Baumbarger The plane left Chicago at 4 a m CST bound for Cleveland The plane nosed into the bank of a creek in the woods and was a complete wreck Deshler Is about 50 miles south of Toledo Army offi cials from Toledo when they heard of the crash Immediately started for the scene of the accident in au tomobiles Flyer Lost In Fog UNIONTOWN Pa Feb 22 Lost in a fog Lieut Frank Holstein brought his army mail plane down in the trees on Chestnut Ridge about 10 miles southeast of Union town today Holstein received severe lacera tions about the face but was able to walk three and a half miles to a farm house for aid He was not be lieved seriously hurt The shfp was badly damaged The pilot after summoning help started back up the mountain to get the mail from the ship Holstein was piloting a plane from Cleveland to Washington He left the former airport at 2 a m He was due in Pittsburgh abou a m but did not report there First reportswere the ship crash ed Into the trees on the mountain and turned over once before coming to rest Fog wanketcd the entire western Alleghenies this morning and Hoi sten got off his course by more than 50 miles The section in which the plan landed is a nigged sparsely inhab itcd region and it was an hour be fore the flyer could reach the moun tain home to call for help Men were immediately dispatch ed from TJnlontown field Forced to Land CHICAGO Feb 22 Col Horace M Hickam in charg of the army air corps central dlvls ion was notified today that a Lieu tenant Schlater flying the mai from Cleveland to Chicago wa forced by unfavorable weather t land at the Goshen Ind airport The mail was forwarded to Chi cago by train Army Pilot Killed DENISON Tex Feb 22 Lieut Fred I Patrick 40 Barks dale field pilot of Rhreveport La was killed when his pursuit plan crashed into a plowed field one mil from here today He was not flylnp airmail REBEL CHIEF SLAIN AUGUSTO C SANDING Guardsmen Slay Rebel Leader and His 3 Companions Nicaragua Government Says Action Was Contrary to Orders MANAGUA Nicaragua Feb 22 Augusta C Saudino 40 fafnous rebel was killed with brother Socrates Sandino and twc friends by nationalguardsmen a midnight on the outskirts of Mana gua a government communique in dlcated The government statement read The government officially state that the action of the guardia na cional in killing Sandino was con trary to the instruction of Presi dent Sacasa to guarantee the lives of Sandino and his followers while they were in Managua The president severely reproves these acts of some individual guardsmen and has ordered nn im mediate investigation and is re questing congress to give him the necessary facilities to maintain public order All outgoing messngcs were cen sored KING ALBERT I Eight Hours of Processions and Religious Rites in Ceremony By ALBERT W WILSON Associated Press Fnrclijn Staff Copyright 1034 hIHc AsincJntci BRUSSELS Feb 22 King Albert I was buried today in the crypt of a little gray church near the royal castle at Laeken He was laid to rest beside th bodies of his predecessors Leopol SCORES INJURED BRUSSELS Feb 22 person wag killed by a fall and several scores were injured to day in the crush of spectators at tempting to see the funeral pro cession for the late King Albert 1 and II after one of the most im pressive funerals given a nationa leader in modern times 8 Hours of TUtcs Eight hours of military proces sions and religious rites In tw churches were ended at 3 p m when the body was lowered Into It last resting place after a brief pri vate benediction before the roya family Tens of thousands of persons too part in the processions and him dreds of thousands more witncsse the pageantry under heavily over cost flkies Kaln Falls Slightly Rain fell slightly for about hal an hour while services were held i the thirteenth century Cathedra o St Gudule The rain stopped agai when the mourners resumed the march toward Lneken One of the most spectacula scenes of the day was a demonstra tlon of detachments of the allle and the Belgian army In front o Lackcn church HOUSE ACCEPTS AMENDMENT TO 4 PER CENT BILL Turns Down 2 Proposals to Allow Sales for Limited Time DBS MOINES Feb 22 tempts to permit Sunday sale of beer in Iowa failca today during consid eration by the house of representa tives of the new beer bill which would permit sale of 4 per cent beer By a vote of 95 to 8 the members wrote into the measure an amend ment by Representative Yager of Dickinson prohibitln wale from mid night Saturday until 7 a m Mon day The bill as presented to the house completely threw down the bars on Sunday sale Thc attitude of the house against esolution to require the state ex Sunday sales was pronounced prior ecutive council to report on the to adopting the Yager amendment house turned down 5 to 94 an amendment by Representative Wiese of Scott which would pra ilbit Sunday sale between 2 a m and 2 p m and without a record vote defeated an amendment by lozva s Exhibit Was Second Hand Senate Wants Report on State Show at Worlds Fair DES MOINES Feb 22 umor that Iowas exhibit at the Chicago Worlds fair was designed riginally for another state and wan icught second hand by Iowa was xiretl in the state senate today Senator George Wilson of Polk aid he had heard a report to this Effect naming Connecticut as tna tute for which Ias prepared The remarks were made aa the cnate considered and then adopted by a vote 32 to 3 a concurrent the exhibit first council 10 repi xwa exhibit for which the last os cmbly appropriated Ileport on Plans Introduced by Senator George republican of Kossuth county who called it up for consid eration today the resolution also jrovides that the council shall re ort on any plans for continuing he exhibit if the fair is held again n 1S34 Patterson had criticized the Iowa exhibit in a statement when he filed the resolution and had assert ed that some of the products used were not produced in Iowa In reply to a question of Senator Wilson the Kossuth county senator said he had heard the rumor that the Iowa exhibit had been Intended lor another state Had Not Heard It I cant say whether or not the report Is true Patterson added and In reply to a question of an other senator he said that several members of the legislature had conveyed the rumor to him Senator Frank Stevens of Decs tur one of the Iowa representatives who directed the exhibit declared that the rumor was news to him and said he had not heard it before Stevens and some other members contended that the resolution was unnecessary and the Decatur coun ty senator added that a report had been filed with the council and now is available Suvorul Members Absent While the house continued con sideration of the new beer bill the senate then turned its attention to he motor vehicle fuel tax refund neosure Leon Powers special as sistant attorney general explained the provisions of the bill which already has passed the house Absence of several members pre vented the senate from considering the conference committee report on the three point tax bill The house already has approved the confer ence committee report and it now Is nwnitlng senate consideration The absence nlso prevented the calling up oC the concurrent resolu tion which has been filccl by fiix re publican senators to adjourn the special session on Saturday March 3 A cal of the senate had been filed both on the concurrent resolu tion and the tax committee report Would Set Adjournment Senator Vincent Harrington ol Sioux City has filed an amendment which would set the final adjourn ment date for while Senator Friday March Paul Schmidt Iowa City has proposed as a sub Turn to 4 column Representative Fuester of Ida pro libiting sales from 1 a m until noon on Sunday Permit Manufacture The house adopted on amendment y Representative Mitchell of Web ster permitting Iowa brewers to1 manufacture beer of higher then 4 per cent alcoholic content for sale outside the state Voting S2 to 2 the members ap proved an amendment by Represen tative Zylstra of Sioux allowing cluba to obtain class B permits if they have ametftlier8liip1of 50 adult persons and have been orgarilzed prior to Jan j 1934 The ment would be applicable to golf and country clubs and to clubs which are affiliated with a nation ally incorporated organization Voto for Amendment Those voting for the Wiese amendment prohibitingBales from 2 n m to 2 p m Sunday were Fueling Grell McCarthy Ostby and Wiese Not voting or absent were Alesuh Bonstetter Brady Fabrltz Koch Mitchell Peaco Peet and Triemcr Those voting the Yager amend ment prohibiting Sunday aalca were Fabritz Grell McCarthy Mitchell Ostby Schmidt Wiese and Zylstra Not voting or absent were Alesch Bonstcttcr Koch Porter and Trtem er The members then further tight ened the Sunday prohibition by adopting an amendment by Repre sentative FlJsworth of Haniin pro hibiting delivery of beer on Sunday which had been purchased on week days The vote wag S3 to Li Vote Agnlnst Proposal voting against this propo sal were Bouahka Brady Fabrltz Falvcy Goocle Grell McCarthy Mercer Ostby Rider Schmidt Sheridan Swift and Zylstra Absent or not voting were Alesch Bonstettcr Bruce Foster Koch Manleth Mitchell Porter Schrader Stnnzpl and Triemer The house defeated 71 to 32 an amendment by Yager which would have reduced by onehalf the permit fees fof summer hotels taverns and inns The proposed fee for establish ment of less than 100 rooms would have been and for those from 100 to 250 rooms CONFESSES PART IN IOWA SLAYING Hake Implicates 2 St Louis Men Upon His Arrest at Burlington BURLINGTON Feb 22 Paul Hake 23 former resident of Oakville and more recently of St Louis has confessed that he parti cipated In the robbery and murder of Martin Welz farmer near Toolesboro JuJy 22 last it was an nounced today by Sheriff Fred Oakes of Oakville and former Sher iff Delbert Murray of Burlington who have completed a seven months investigation Hake named Tony Thompson 36 and Eddie Tal lant 34 both of St Louis as the actual slayers Thompson ig in Tail In St Louis and Tallant Is being light Hake Is In jail at Musca tine Wolz was left dead on the floor of tbe kitchen of his home killed by a revolver bullet Hake was arrested by Sheriff Oakcs last Saturday a few clays after he had returned to this vi cinity to be married Everyones Song Book ONK OF Americas favorite folk songs WIVB written in Ireland more than 125 years ago Another was composed in London by Robert Burns before the American revolu tion The Last Hose of Summer and Comin Thro the Rye are but two of the old favorites collect ed in Everybodys Song Book a new service booklet available through the GlobeGazette Wash ington Information bureau Send for this 144 page book today Inclose 20 cents in coin to cover cost post age and handling Use coupon Million City GlobeGazette 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