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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 29, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                HARLON R HIS MEM AST DEPT OF IOWA nes MO IN En i North lowag DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1CMVANS NE1GHBOKS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKVIC55 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 29 1934 THIS PAPElt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION OMB NO 147 Still in Use Opponents of Plan Given Convincing Argument By HERBERT PLUMMER TASHINGTON March 29 Opponents of the socalled gag rule in the house will have a rath er convincing ar gument in the fu ture when their leaders attempt to bind the mem bers on import ant legislation They can point to the way the house acted on senate proposals to restore salar ies for federal employes and lib eralize a 1 1 o w ances for veterans In both instances in the face of terrific temptation the house re fused to side with the senate to re store in full the 15 per cent pay cut for government employes and great ly increase veterans benefits A lot of us have been arguing said Brown of Kentucky a first termer and one of the most out spoken critics of the gag rule that if the leaders would give us a chance to consider these bills and vote on their merits we would do the sensible deliberate thing We have demonstrated that fact Still Use Gags Any hope however of immediate and drastic liberalization of house procedure probably is vain Such things dont just happen Most observers believe a start has been made Many thought that when congress reassembled in January a biparti san effort to obtain more freedom in considering legislation would be started Byrns of Tennessee the democratic leader said publicly be fore the session started he didnt think it would be necessary to re scjrt to1 tactics used in the spe U S NEEDS 228 MILLIONS MORE SENATE PASSES ACTTO CONTROL feiarv to businessfshoweyeij vbef ore drasticMgag rule of them all1 was clamped on It not1 only had the effect of silencing the members 6a one piece of legislation but on all the appropriation bills The familiar cry that members of the house were prevented from ex ercising little more than a voting membership again was heard Rainey Saves the Day That Speaker Raineys authority still is supreme was demonstrated very clearlyby the way he snatched victory from what everyone thought was defeat on the vote on veterans allowances The vote finally recorded was 190 to 189 in the administrations favor After the roll was and be disclosing the count Rainey announced it was so close a recapit ulation was necessary Amid the greatest confusion wit nessed on the floor this session republicans doing everything within their power to compel him to announce the vote Rainey held out Administration leaders sought fran tically for someone who would change over Finally one vote was found and Rainey announced the outcome thus singlehandedly staving off defeat for the administration Finds in Old Rags at Paper Mill APPLETON Wis March 29 Mrs Agnes Sonnleitner has a job sorting rags at a paper mill She noticed a bulge in an old suit pocket The bulge was 140 in bills some of them gpldbacks indicating the mon ey had been hoarded some time ago She will get the money if no one claims it JAIL DOORS CLOSE ON MARTIN INSULL SKf Weai FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Probably snow Thursday night Much i colder Thursday night and in extreme southeast portion Fri day MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday colder in east and south Thurs day night not so cold Fri day in northwest LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 41 Minimum in Night 31 At 8 A M Thursday 32 Rainfall 28 of an Inch The most pretentious rain of 1934 occurred early Thursday morning i It was in no sense adequate to the needs but it was wel corned as a harbinger of more show ers to follow COTTON RAISING Adopts Cattle Measure Report While House Debates Tariff WASHINGTON March 29 The senate today passed the Bank head compulsory cotton control bill and returned it to the house for ac tion on amendments The vote on final passage was 46 to 39 The senate also adopted the con ference report on the JonesConnal ly bill to list cattle and other goods as basic commodities for benefits under the farm act This completed congressional ac tion Meanwhile democratic members of the house ways and means com mittee decided to insert a three year limitation into the administrations reciprocal tarifftrade agreement bill Limit on Treaties This limitation would apply to all treaties accepted under the terms of the measure as well as to the authority granted the president to raise or lower tariffs for purposes of reciprocal agreements The democrats agreed to offer the amendments when the bill was brought up later in the day for amendment Passage was expected feeiorVadjournment v 31ie Billdescribed by its support ers as haying administration supf port is designed to cotton prices by limiting production in the coming cotton year to 10000000 bales and levying a prohibitive tax on the staple produced in excess of quotas allocated to producers House Tax Raised The house tax of 50 per cent of the market value or not less than 5 cents a pound was raised by the senate to 75 per cent or not less than 8 cents apound Termed an emergency measure the bill would apply for only one year as passed by the senate The house bill would give the measure a twoyear life with pres idential power to extend it another year Four republicans voted with 42 democrats for the bill Thirteen democrats joined 26 republicans in oposition Iowas Vote Split Murphy DIowa voted for the bill while Dickinson RIowa vot ed against the measure The cattle bill was amended by the senate to include rye flax bar ley peanuts and grain sorghums as basic commodities and to authorize 550000000 for eradication of diseas ed cattle and for purchase of beef and dairy products for relief pur poses Also authorized is for payments to cattle raisers for reduc ing herds and for balancing the market pending the levying of a processing tax Returned to Treasury Chairman Smith of the agricul ture committee predicted all of the 5200000000 would be returned to the treasury through a tax but Senator Murphy DIowa said he hoped the treasury would not be re imbursed Senator Vandecberg RMich termed the fund blind speculation He said congress was handing over an indeterminate fund to be used by the brain trust if when and how it chooses FOR REPRESENTATIVE Turkey May Detain InsulVs Ship at Istanbul VESSEL STILL IN PORT 11 HOURS AFTER ARRIVING to avoid extradition Associated Press PROBE APPROVED BYHOySE GROUP Republicans Brand Proposed Inquiry in Wirt Claims Too Narrow WASHINGTON March 29 A congressional investigation of allegations by Dr William A Wirt Gary Incl educator that brain trusters were seeking to cause a revolution was approved today by the house rules committee The proposal now has to be acted upon by the house Over protests of republican mem bers the democratic majority ap proved a new resolution by Repre sentative Bulwinkle DN Car limiting the investigation to Dr Wirts statements and the persons he names before the committee as those in the revolutionary group Representative Tansley R Pa ranking minority member contend ed the projected inquiry is not broad enough and added It ought to be broader in its scope if its going to be an honest investigation Quotes Leading Democrat GARY Ind March 29 William A Wirt school superintend ent who charged President Roose velts brain trusters with fo menting a revolution issued a statement today in which he quot ed but did not name one of the five men foremost in the demo cratic party as asserting the na tions course leads to communism At the same time Dr Wirt de clared that last December about 100 intellectual radicals publicly threatened President Roosevelt with their group resignations unless he accepted their viewpoints as his He termed demands that he name the brain trusters the usual move to distract attention from the real issue His first charges con tained in a letter read to the house interstate commerce committee last week described President Roosevelt as playing only the part of a Kerensky in the plotted overthrow of the government M J Insull Freed Under INSANE HOSPITAL EAH IS PROBED Steamer Captain Says Fugitive Plans to Go to Rumania ISTANBUL March 29 Pi Strong evidence was seen today that the S S Maiotis supposed to have Samuel Insull Sr on board is be ing detained in Istanbul harbor by the Turkish authorities The Maiotis arrived here at a m and it was announced she would pause only long enough to re provision before putting out again The reprovisioning however was completed in five hours At p m approximately 11 hours after her arrival the Maiotis was still at anchor Asleep on Vessel Insull reported asleep when his lingy chartered vessel nosed around the Golden Horn this morning re mained aboard the ship in the face of strict police surveillance The captain had announced on arrival that the boat was bound for Rumania The decision to depart for hat country was said to have been made following wireless instruc ions from Athens delivered to the 74 year old fugitive this morning Authorities or that country last night repeated warnings that Insull would be arrested if he landed Taken Before Justice He Evaded 17 Months CHICAGO March 29 J Insull emerged from a county jail cell today to be led before the bar of justice he had striven 17 months to evade Standing silent while his counsel deferred a formal plea to the two indictments alleging the embezzle ment of from his former utilities companies the elderly de fendant quickly gained his freedom under 550000 bonds and was told he might go where he pleased within the United States Finish Formalities Formalities were promptly dis posed of in the court of Chief Jus tice Philip J Finnegan and the trial was assigned to Judge James F Fardy The technicalities of bond were approved and Judge Fardy inform ed by John E Northup that he had a number of preliminary motions to offer in behalf of Insull agreed to entertain them April 6 Returned to Jail Insull was returned to the county jail to fulfill the routine of release under bond of which was the home of a family friend John Irwin and furnished by a bonding company then he was free to nlunge into a conference woth Attorney Northup starting a new stage in the fight for with acquittal exile to Canada By the terms of his entry permit signed at Detroit yesterday Insull a Bri tish citizen despite his 45 years of American residence must leave this country immediately upon his re lease by the state of Illinois At a in his release was Cdntfbl Will Report Governor DES MOINBS March 29 H Michael member of the board of control was at Clarinda today in vestigating the death of Smith Ly singer 26 Lamoni a patient at the state hospital for the insane Michael expected to complete his investigation tomorrow and report to Gov Clyde L Herring The inquiry followed an inquest by George Baker Decatur county attorney who talked with Governor Herring by telephone last night The coroners jury reported that Ly singer died as a result of beatings by attendants or fellow inmates acting as attendants Earl Hughes Named The verdict named Earl Hughes attendant in ward No 9 at the hospital in the mistreatment charges Lysinger died at his home in La moni late Tuesday after being brought from the hospital on a court order obtained by his par ents His body was marked by bruises and cuts and a burn on the back County Attorney Baker said that the stenographic notes of the in quest testimony were being tran scribed and a copy would be sent to the governor and the board of control Witnesses before the coroners jury were J M Lysinger the deac mans father Drs H M Hills of Lamoni and Fred Bowman of Leon and Rollin S White undertaker Not Self Inflicted The physicians testified that the bruises showed no evidence of being self inflicted or of subsequent medi cal treatment and that they un questionably contributed to Lysin i on Boiril TChelebides agenthere for the Maiotis was allowed on board and said he saw Insull lying down in his cabin His health seemed pretty good the agent continued but the old man querulously complained of his difficulties and emotions on his trip The Maiotis in the 11 days it has cruised the Mediterranean and Aegean seas since leavingPireaus Greece went as far as Port Said but found it impossible to pass through the Suez canal it was learned She then cruised around before coming here Astor Yacht With Roosevelt on Board Leaves U S Waters MIAMI Fla March 29 Bearing President Roosevelt to the southern fishing grounds the Astor yacht Nourrnahal left the territor ial waters of the United States to day and by tomorrow the president expects to be in British Nassau A radio message to Marvin H Mcln tyre a secretary to Mr Roosevelt from the Nourrnahal said the yacht probably would ply the wa ters of the northwest Providence channel most of today OVERTHROW OF VETS VETO WILL CALL FOR FUNDS New Taxes Possibility to Pay for Action of Congress By HAROLD OLIVER WASHINGTON March 29 IT The administration pondered with out immediate answer today on where to got another the cost of a surprising overthrow of President Roosevelts first ma jor veto Whatll we use for money That in effect the query of govern ment heads after the turbulent cap itol scenes that accompanied the break between congress and the chief executive There was no quick reply Several courses wore open Early specula tion had It that either new would be suggested or a deficiency appropriation voted to expand the budget by the needed amount Swell Public Debt The latter course alone without providing new revenue would mean swelling the public debt just that much more The senates action last night after seven hours of furious debate did not cause quite the surprise eu GrOSS InCOme Tax genderedwhen the overwhelmingly ed by Local Businessman in Announcement HERMAN M KNUDSON KNUDSON ENTERS Gl P PRIMARY Herman M Knudson local busi nessman for 15 years Thursday an nounced his candidacy for the re publican nomination for state rep resentative from CerrpCordoCOun ty Mr Knudson stated hewould base his campaign on advocacy of principles of the gross income tax Mr Knudson is now serving as a member of the city council He was elected in March 1927 on the first city manager council was reelect ed for two more terms and still has one year to serve Born in Mitchell county 1C years ago Mr Knudson was in business in Mirshalltown before coining to Masen City in 1919 For 11 years he has bnen manager of Kemblcs greenhouse Mr Knudson who has always been active in community affairs is a member of the board of the North Iowa fairand is greatly in terested in problems of the farmer Mr Knudson has a wife and three children one of whom is attending high school and the other two are in the grades He resides at 15 Thirteenth street southeast I democratic house defeated the veto By a threevote margin 63 to 27 the senate engraved on the statute books the independent offices appropriation bill In it were increased payments for veterans and government employes which had been the bone of conten tion In Sollff plinianx in in Auto Labor Board Has First Session DETROIT March 29 automobile labor board appointed as part of President Roosevelts plan to keep peace in the automotive in dustry began its first session shortly before noon today intending to spend the day studying its future procedure for which it has no guid ing precedent Shipstead Indorsed by FarmLabor Delegates solid phalanx for the bill They were joined by 29 democrats and the lone farmerlabor member Shipstead of Minnesota AH 27 voting to sustain the president came from the demo cratic side Stirringscenes accompanied tlie vote Opponents of the veto ignored all pleas by the democratic leaders that such action might shake con fidence in President Roosevelt at a time when it was needed Announcement of the vote by Vice President Garner brought cheers shouts and applause from Lhe crowded galleries Washington Excited Washington received the news with some excitement It meant that 26000000 extra would be giv en federal employes between now and July 1 part of it retroactive until Feb 1 In addition to this 5 per cent restoration of the govern ment paycut another 5 per cent adding another S12GOOO will go into effect July J Much of this money will be spent in the capital While official Washington listened for Mr Roosevelts answer it re called that he had declared the bill went S228000000 beyond his budget estimates with no provision as to how this sum would bt obtained Service Pension In his veto message he inveighed chiefly against the principle of a veterans service pension This he said the bill set up for Spanish American war veterans He had ob jected also to the provisions re ITtirn column 1 At a ut uio nvwiw jrors death signed and Insull left the jail that clarinda Dr R D Smith 13 V Usima flTST v i had been his home during the first OTTO KAHN DIES IN U OFFICE News of Bankers Death Is Withheld until After Market Closes NEW YORK March 29 H Kahn banker and art patron died here today He was 66 years old Announcement of his death was withheld by Kuhn Loch and com pany the banking firm of which he was a partner apparently until after the close of the market Mr Kahn died in his office at Kuhn Loeb and company 52 Wil liam street at p m Heart disease was the cause of death Mrs Pickett Knows Difference Between Shades of Lipstick CHICAGO March 29 Dolores Pickett refuses to be fooled about her lipstick she said She charged that when Mr Pick ett came home one night with lip stick on his face she inquired as to where it came from From your lips dear was the j reply No she replied that shade is rose What kind do use asked the husband Raspberry And then he struck me So she filed a bill for divorce night at Chicago years in nearly two Hit by Falling Tree CLARKSV1LLE March bert Jenny is confined to his home unable to walk as a result of a Two Men Killed in Explosion of Gas WILKESBARRE Pa March 29 Cy Two men were killed and at least sis others were injured by an explosion of gas today at the Dor ranee colliery of the Lehigh Valley Coal company Mrs John Orpen Kensett Dies Here Mrs John Orpen 41 Kensett died at a Mason City hospital about 5 oclock Thursday morning follow ing a brief illness She had been at the hospital only a few days She is survived by a daughter Magdala The body was taken to Kensett Sheriff for 35 Years DEDHAM Mass At 86 sprained ankle and foot received Samuel H Capen is still on the job wren he was struck by a tree he was i Hes been sheriff of Norfolk county Idling uor 35 years hospital superintendent declined to comment on the governors an nounced intention of ordering an inquest Lysinger was committed to the state hospital in June 1932 for sleeping sickness and mental dis orders He was a great grandson of Joseph Smith founder of the Reor ganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a nephew of Fred M Smith of Independence Mo present head of the church Funeral services for Lysinger have been set for 2 p m Friday at the coliseum at Lamoni Burial will be there Bold Burglar Steals From Police Station SACRAMENTO Cal March 29 fVi The police station has been robbed While detectives commented upon an awful quiet night and captains sergeants and radio squad car men filled chairs throughout headquarters a bold thief stole car penters tools the top of a counter Minnesotans Rename Gov Olson to Head State Ticket ST PAUL March 29 sotas dominant farmerlabor party ended its two day state convention early today by indorsing United States Senator Henrik Shipstead for reelection and selecting a state ticket headed for the third time by Gov Floyd B Olson A 16 plank platform described by party leaders as the most radi cal in its history and embracing a farflung program of public owner ship and conscription of business together with demands for national ization of credit and immediate re peal of the national economy act also was approved Heated debate preceded the in dorsement of Senator Shipstead Supporters of Congressman Francis H Shoemaker Red Wing who al ready has filed for the office now held by Shipstead fought valiant ly to block indorsement by the con vention of any candidate for the senatorship after their cause em bodied in a minority report of the nominating committee was reject and some new filing cabinets ed The convention then quickly ap proved the majority report of the committee indorsement of Ship Famous Places in U S A 2 DOZEN UNDER ABREST AT K C Officials Raid Underworld Resorts After Violence in Election KANSAS CITr March 29 More than two dozen persons were held prisoners today as authorities raided underworld resorts for hood lums who stained Kansas Citys and postage Use this coupon NEW GlobeGazette service booklet is just off the press Famous Places in the United States takes you swiftly to 41 famous historical the first building which William Penn entered in America to Plymouth Rock where the storm tossed Pil grims set foot upon the soil of the New World to Kitty Hawk field the lonely spot in North Carolina where the Wright brothers first soared in a flying machine There is such a scene of rich his torical associations for every state and the District of Columbia In close 10 cents to cover cost hand l stead election with blood Witnesses of shootings in which four persons died as well as vic tims of many sluggings wore called to try to connect the prisoners with the terrorism The national youth movement sponsors of the cittzensCusiomst ticket that unsuccessfully cluUleng ed the democratic organization of Tom Pendergafit planned to carry on its antiboss campaign despite j Tuesdays defeat I Joseph C Fennclly prcsickni an1 nounced that the organization would j open a drive immediately for JOOO to carry on its battle j The Mason City GlobeGazette JnfornmtUm Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in com carefully wrapped for Famous Places in the United States Name Street City State 1 1 is   

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