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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                M T OF North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XZi THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION i VOL XL FIVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 9 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 130 SetRecord WithRules Speaker Rainey and Aides Maneuver House By HERBERT PtUMMER ASHINGTON March 9 Speaker Rainey and the other house democratic leaders have hung up some thing closely akin to a record in this congress by the way they have manipulat ed the rules of that body Raineys most recent illustra tion of the pro cess was in shelv ing for the time being the inde pendent offices appropriation bill carrying features objectionable to the administration The rules under which the house legislates are too technical for the ordinary person to understand but when they are understood they be come a powerful weapon in a rep resentatives hands Speaker Rainey for example was able to defy single handed the whole senate by ordering the inde pendent offices bill referred back to the subcommittee which draft ed the original measure The democratic leadership can if It chooses keep the bill on the shell until the senate makes up its mind to come to terms with the adminis tration Caught Snell Off Guard The particular rule employed by the speaker in this instance hac been all but forgotten by the moat astute parliamentarians of the house It seldom has been used be fore Even such an Snell republican expert as Bert leader of the a former chairman of the onrules was caught of his guard When a thing like that worth record JOrthe1famous tri liinyirate LongWOrth wen in the saddle Snell was the man who figured out ways and means to use therules of the house to his partys advantage Even he admits now that when he was at his heigh he was far short of the daring dis played by his democratic colleague inthe present congress Majority Bule A littleknown young man of 2 by the name of Lewis Deschler house parliamentarian is Tespon sible for much of the subtle inaneu vering of the house rules by th democrats Deschler who has stood by th side of three Garner and steer them clear of the parliamentary rocks i the man to whom the democrat leaders turn for advice Undoubted ly he was the one who called Raj neys attention to the all but for gotten rule he employed in referrin the independent offices bill HOUSE PASSES NBA BILL 82 TO 5 Attempt to Kidnap Wealthy Ottumwa Man Fails March Snow Falls in Most of Iowa Mason City Clea DES MOINES March 9 Iowa experienced a regular March snow The weather bureau re ported that the fall was general over the state with the exception of the northeast section At Sioux City the depth was four inches and Council Bluffs and Des Moines reported 2 inches Only a trace was reported this morning at Davenport but the snow fall was expected to continuethroughout the day FOSTER HEADOF PACKING PLANT OBJECT OF GANG SoninLaw Accosted by Two Men but Allowed to Go Free OTTUMWA March 9 nvestigation into the frustrated at tempt to kidnap T Henry Foster resident of John Morrell and com pany here Thursday night went for ward today under the direction of F A Brady agent for the state bu reau of criminal investigation and Wilbourn M Hicks chief of the Ot tumw police department Brady a former chief of police at Davenport arrived here about 3 a m today after driving from Des Moines The homes of Mr Foster his son Robert T Foster and his soninlaw R B Vernon who was approached by the kidnapers believing he was Foster were under police guard all night as was the suite in Hotel Ot tumwa where Mr and Mrs Foster spent the night after the plot to kidnap the industralist had been re ported to them Tivo Men Approach Two men approached Vernon after he had driven his car into the garage at his home about last night They asked him if he were Foster and he told them no After one of the men had said make him prove produceda letter iilder Jxaai iiis pocket His name was on several letters and papers in the case and the wouldbe kidnap ers were apparently satisfied that Vernon was not the industralist whom they sought After asking Vernon where Mr Foster lived and commanding Ver non to remain near the garage with his back to them the men got in their car and drove away Drive Too Dark Due to the darkness in the drive which runs near both the Foster and the Vernon homes Vernon told police and Agent Brady today that he was unable to see either of the men sufficiently to describe other than their general appearance He saw their car was parked in the driveway but thought it not unusual as other garages besides his own open on the drive For this reason he was not suspicious and did not pay particular attention to the car Afterspending most of the morn ing investigating the case Chief Hicks and Agent Brady said at noon today they had no clews The in ability of Vernon to furnish descrip tion of the men or of their car of fered a barrier to detection they indicated Expect Federal Agents Agent Brady said it was possible federal agents from the departmen of justice might come to Ottumwa to investigate the case Foster is the son of the late T D Foster founder of the Morrell company in this country The fam ily has been prominent in Ottumwa for 50 years The Morrell company is one of the largest provision companies in the United States Mason City with no snow had dear weather Suffers Injured Hand Gray cut the first fingerof his left hand quite badly while cutting wood for Peter Paulson Tuesday Wea FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night and Saturday except un settled In the extreme south portion Friday night Slightly colder Friday night Not quite so cold Saturday afternoon in the northwest portion fair Friday night and Saturday not so cold Saturday afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fri 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday S2 maximum InNight 10 At 8 A M Friday 11 DECLAREINSULL ABLE TO TRAVEL Physicians Say Precautions Need to Be Taken to Guard Health ATHENS March 9 cicians who examined Samuel Insul Sr reported to the ministry of th interior today that the former Chi cago utilities operator wanted 01 charges of embezzlement coul travel if precautions were taken t guard his health It was understood previous tc the doctors report that Premie Tsaldariras might take the next ac tion on the status of Insull who wa ordered last Tuesday to get out o Greece within 48 hours The 48 hours expired yesterdaj but Insull is still in Athens and from all indications intending stay here Japanese Leader Slain TOKIO March 9 Muti publisher of the Jiji Shimpo lead ing Tokio newspaper was wounde sritically today and a loyal servan was slain by an assassin who late committed suicide Lost Capital of Queen of Sheba Is Discovered Frenchmen Report Towers Temples Still Stand PARIS March 9 ornigliou MoUnier and Andre Mal aux telegraphed from French omaliland last night that they had iund the lost capital of the Queen f Sheba They reported their discovery to he newspaper Intransigeant that hey discovered the legendary city y airplane and had photographed Its towers and temples are still landing they said On Edge of Desert It is located they reported at he northern edge of the great andy desert of Arabia called Ruba ElKhali and also called Roubat Khali and Roubahi Kale The oint indicated is a thousand miles outheast from Jerusalem and 900 miles northeast from French Soma land Their message telegraphed from Djibouti French Somaliland on the ast coast of Africa read in part We discovered the legendary ity of the Queen of Sheba Twenty owers or temples stillstand It is t the northern edge of RoubatEl ihali We took photographs for ntransigeant End Long Search If the two explorers are correct n their belief they have ended a earch conducted by scientists for enturies locating a city which is described in the nineteenth chapter of Joshua as under the jurisdiction of Simeon with the words And the second lotcame forth to Simeoneven forthetribe ofth children of their families And their inheritsuci was within the inheritance of the children of Judah And they had in their inheri tance BeerSheba and Sheba and MolaDah Wealthiest In World In those days the land of Sheba was one of the wealthiest of the world that civilization knew The wealth of the region is hintec at in II Chronicles chapter IX in he description of one of historys most famous visits And when the Queen of Sheba beard of the fame of Solomon she ame to prove Solomon with bare questions at Jersusalem with a very jreat company and camels tha ore spices and gold in abundance and precious stones And when she came to Solomon she communed with him of all that was in he heart And she gave the king an mm dred and twenty talents of gold ani of spices great abundance an precious stones Neither was ther iny such spice as the Queen o Sheba gave King Solomon Went to Own Land And King Solomon gave to th Queen of Sheba all her desire what soever she asked beside that whic she had brought unto the king S she turned and went away to he own land she and her servants Malraux an author was the 193 winner of the Goncourt literary prize He ia an archaeologist and veteran explorer Before his departure Feb 22 h told friends that if hisplane wa forced down on the desert of Rou batElKhali death from hunge and thrist was inevitable The land of Sheba no longer is land of plenty Death Penalty for Cripple Imposed as TorturerKidnape LOS ANGELES March 9 The second sentence under the new California law which fixes death a the penalty for torture in a kidnap ing has been pronounced upon a 5 year old cripple Harry Brooks The first sentence was impose on William Tanner accomplice c Brooks in the kidnaping tortur and robbery of Henry Bodkil prominent lawyer last December Execution was set for May11 i each case 2 Killed and 20 Hurt When Bus Is Wreckec PROVIDENCE R I March 9 persons were killed and a least 20 injured according to sta police reports when a New Yor bound bus skidded on an icy hig way near the ProvinceJohnsto City line and was wrecked COURTROOM BLUES Harry Plerpont former asso ciate of the desperado John Dillinger presented this picture of disconsolatlon as he sat In court at Lima Ohio where he is oh trial for the slaying of a sheriff in a jail delivery that freed Dillinger from the Lima jail some months ago Asso ciated Press 3 GOVERNORS TO ATTEND PARLEY Proposed 15 State Meeting Becomes Conference of Farm Leaders DES MOINES March 9 proposed 15 state governors con Eerence here tomorrow evolved to day into a parley of farm organiza tion leaders with the possibilit that three chiefs of state will attend Governor Herring said he talke today with Governor Olson of Min nesota sponsor of the meeting an agreed to the open forum gathering Herring said a meeting place ha not been decided upon but with th legislature in session it probabl will not be at the statehouse Th hour tentatively set is 2 p m Olson informed him Herring sail that farm organization leader were planning on the parley and fo that reason it should be held a scheduled for Saturday Sunday an Monday Herring had sought to postpon the meeting three times contendin that not enough governors woul attend to make it representative o the midwest He also sought pos1 ponemeht because the state legi lature still is in session and requires his attention Olson possibly Schmedeman of Wisconsin and himself probably will be the only governors attend ing Herring said RIDE VETERANS AID BILL ON TO PROMISED VETO louse Democrats Turn Down Leaders Plan in Caucus WASHINGTON March 9 oubt was expressed today by Rep esentative Byrns the democratic eader that the house in its present mood could agree upon veterans egislation acceptable to the presi ent Both Byrns and Speaker Rainey lowever said at their press confer nces thatthe house would not pass a bill over the presidents veto Arranging to call up the veterans amendments Monday or Tuesday as a part of the independent offices ap iropriation bill Byrns said the first motion to be voted upon would be acceptance of the liberalizations voted by the senate A four hour effort to bind the democratic membership to a com promise ended in failure last night Che dispute centered on senate amendments to the independent of iices supply bill that added 000000 for veterans and federal employers to its total In Strong Words The caucus was told in string words that the president was cer tain to veto the bill if the hSuse adopted the amendments which econ bmjact Sgo BuCiae lines shattered nevertheless Representative Byrns offered a resolution to send the appropriation bill to conference without instructions This meant defeat with 130 voting for the reso lution and 78 against A twothirds vote is required to bind the demo crats This final effort came even after the Byrns resolution was amended 118 to 89 to provide a restoration of 75 per cent of the previous bene fits to SpanishAmerican war and World war veteran presumptive cases Vote on Cash Payment Speaker Rainey said the bill would be brought up in the house next week after the vote on the cash payment of the soldiers bon us Each amendment will be voted on separately before the measure is sent to conference Advocates of the greenback bonus bill which is also threatened by a veto confidently predicted today thatit will pass on Monday The house began consideration to day of the Bankhead compulsory control bill while the senate moved toward passage of the JonesCon nally bill to make cattle a basic commodity under the AAA IN AIRMAIL INQUIRY Paul Henderson airline offi cial told the senate airmail In vestigating committee that Lchr Fess son of Sen ator Simeon Fess of Ohio had been paid n fee of or for expediting pass age of a bill affecting mail routes Associated Press Pilot Crashes to Death in Storm U S Survey of Business Shows Gain Rise in February Is Reported as More Than Usual WASHINGTON March 9 more than usual business gain In February and a moderate improve ment in January were reported to day by the official survey of cur rent business by the government The expansion in industrial pro duction the report said has been greater than the usual seasonal rise for this period and the statistics for car loadings also show a fav orable trend in primary distribu tion Although employment and pay rolls declined between midDecem her and midJanuary preliminary data as of midFebruary indicated an improvement in private employ ment and payrolls Retail Sales Data Retail sales data indicated a de cline in January of about the usual proportions following the greater seasonal increases of December Construction contracts have tend ed to lag since December and the seasonally adjusted index has de clined following the rapid rise in the last four months of 1933 Foreign trade statistics revealed a decrease in exports in January which was only partially accountea for by seasonal factors and a rise in imports Commodity prices have tended upward in recent weeks The whple WOULD PROVIDE STATE LAW FOR CODEENFORCING Amendment Adopted 88 to 17 as Substitute for Original Act DES MOINES March 9 Iowa house of representatives to day by a vote of 82 to 5 passed a bill permitting enforcement of NRA business codes and regulations by the state in intrastate business The bill provides that the filing1 of NRA codes rules and regulations with the secretary of state shall make these rules and regulations a law for the conduct of intrastate business in Iowa The measure further provides that violation of the NRA shall be viola tions under the state law The final vote came after the house had adopted 88 to IT an amendment which was substituted for orig inal bill 2 Democrat Join Two democrats Joined with the 23 republicans in voting against final passage of the bill which now goes to the senate for action Those voting nowere Avery Beath Bowers Doran Ellsworth Fletcher Goodc Grau Han son of Winnebago Jenkins Johnson McCreery McLean Millhone Mooty Peet Sours Speldel Stanzel Stra cben Weed and Willys republicans Beswick and Gisgell democrats Porter democrat was absent On the final roll call the republi cans gained seven votes over their party voteon the adoption of the Relief Projects to Be Carefully Planned AMES March 9 Keller Iowa CWA engineer told members of the Iowa engineering society that relief projects which will succeed the civil works admin istration April 1 will be more carefully planned and more directly designed to afford work Start Drive to Get Ransom to Pay for Return of Dog NEW YORK March 9 Boots the Boston terrier kidnaped recently after winning best of breed in a Chicago show will be returned to his owner Louis Rudzinsky if a New Jersey kennel club can raise the demanded by the kidnap ers The Union and Essex Boston terrier club has started a drive to raise that amount from lovers of dogs JAP INVASION OF CHINA FORESEEN Official Inquires About U S Mission Property in North China PEIPING March 9 Jap anese official today asked informa tion regarding American mission property in north China in order to avoid damage to those properties in the event the Japanese army found it necessary to come southward from the great wall inthe near fu ture The information was sought by s Japanese civilian official attached to the Japanese military garrison al Tientsin The Americans approached saic he gave as his explanation for his question the statement that it was done in order to avoid damage The identity of the Japanese was not disclosed but his activities threw foreign circles into a buzz o speculation as to what fate hangs over north China Anny Flyer Seventh to Go to His Death in Mail Service CHARDON Ohio March 9 Army Airmail Pilot Otta Weinecke flying from Newark N J to Cleve land with the mail crashed to his death in the midst of a heavy snow squall this morning on a farm northwest of Burton near here Chardon is about 20 miles direct ly east of Cleveland The plane was destroyed but 10 bags of mail were salvaged and brought to the postoffice here Heard Plane Motor John Hess a farmer in whose jasture crashed said he and several neighbors heard the ilanes motor about 5 a m E S It apparently was sputtering nd Hess rushed out in time to see the crash Coroner Philip Pease reported looking at the planes altimeter and finding a reading of 600 feet Hess said Weinecke apparently lad no opportunity to save himself His safety belt was still hooked when the farmer reached Ms side Snow Coming Down Hess declared the snow was com ing down in a heavy swirl at the time of the accident Since the army took over the mail flights sis other army pilots tiave been killed either while fly ing mail making unofficial flights or reporting to army posts Killed as Bomber Crashes DAYTONA BEACH March 9 m Ernest B Bell was killed instantly near here today in the crash of an army bomber mail plane within a few minutes after it had taken off from the local airport headed south Lieut W M Reid pilot and Floyd Marshall a private were injured The motors failed and the plane fell in a heavily wooded section two miles south of this city One of Best Flyers NEW YORK March 9 First Lieut Otto Wienecke 32 who was killed when his plane crashed early this morning near Burton Ohio was rated as one of the armys very best flyers by officers at Floyd Bennett field He was a graduate of all primary and advanced army flying schools including the balloon and airship training school He ranked as an airplane observer and pilot and a balloon observer week ended Feb 17 than in the third week of December Retail prices and the cost of living also advanced in January Stir Dp Activity Meanwhile the problem of stir ring activity in the heavy industries continued to receive administration attention The interstate commerce commission approved one PWA loan to a railroad and received applica tions from two others for loans to buy steel rails and other new equip ment The B O company received ap proval of a loan of to as sist in buying 35000 tons of steel rail and fixtures Receivers for the Seaboard Airlinb railway company asked permission to borrow and the Boston and Maine railroad company asked for a loan of Close Headquarters of Spanish Radicals MADRID March 9 gov ernment closed the headquarters of the syndicalists communists fas cists and young socialists today It was the first display of force under the state of alarm recently de creed Threats of new strikes and lockouts prompted the step explan ations said PUT OFF ACTION ON ADJOURNING Senate Sets Consideration of House Resolution for Saturday Morn DES MOINES March 9 Hopes for final adjustment this weekend received another setback today but the drive to conclude the special session continued in both branches of the general assembly Instead of acting on the house proposal for sina die adjournment tomorrow noon the senate set con sideration of the resolution as an order of business for Saturday morning and went ahead with other work However some senate leaders were of the opinion that their la bors could be concluded tomorrow and the resolution adopted If this is done the custom of stopping the clocks probably will be followed to allow necessary time for enrolling bills and other endofthesession du ties Pass House Bill While the house continued its work on the NRA bill today the senate took up and passed by a vote of 37 to 7 a house measure to grant veterinarians a lien on live stock which they had treated Amended considerably the liens bill was sent back to the house for fur ther consideration As a special order of business this afternoon the senate was to con aider the house resolution for on investigation of the state insurance department which its insurance eommittee reported back this wetk Motion to Defer Senator L T of Mahas ka made the motion to defer con sideration of the adjournment reso lution The senate had fixed ad journment for next Wednesday and Turn o Pftco column O speaking1 for the bill was a demo crat while the opposing speakers all were republicans In the vote which passed the amendment earlier in the day the negative ballots were cast by 16 re publicans and one democrat The NRA was both praised and censored by the speakers wht also defended and criticized the na tional administration The opposi tion centered its arguments on grounds that the NRA had proven a failure while proponents of the hill declared it had put mllions of men to work and raised farm prices Bill as Passed The bill as passed provides that the terms and requirements of NRA codes shall be the terms and re quirements of all transactions within the state The secretary of state is author ized to receive for filing and shall file a copy of each code agreement license rule or regulation of NRA and such filing shall be the stand ard for fair competition for trans action of intrastate character Conviction for any violation of such code license rule or regula tion shall subject the person to a fine of 5500 for each day the offense continues Provides a fine of a day for failure to obtain an NRA license as required by the code Also imprison ment for not more than six months or both Vested With Authority District courts are vested with the authority to prevent and re strain code violations upon com plaints of any county attorney or the attorney general or any person Turn to past 2 colnmn 3 Handy Letter Writer FROM the announcement of a birth to death condolences the life of man is filled with occasions for let ter writing Engagement congratu lations wedding invitations the ac quisition of a godchild deaths in the family invitations to parties to dinners to dances to weekends acceptances and regrets bread and butter letters letters of introduc tion letters of application to say nothing of those allimporant love letters to the whole span of life with its joys and sorrows necessitates some form or another of correspondence Xou will find extremely useful the ex cellent booklet Handy Letter Writer Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskln Director Washington D C Street City State Mail to Washington IX C   

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