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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                JVorfft DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOBXII 1OWANS XEIGUBOUS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ATEO PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 131934 SUCTION ONE NO 160 What to Do AboutHuey Longs Flouting of Senate Courtesy Provoking DILLINGER RAIDS POLICE STATION By HERBERX PMJMMER TASHINGTON April 13 As far as the United Sta tes senate is con cerned as impor tant a question as any before it at the present is what is to be done about Huey Long There can be no doubting the fact that Louisi anas kingfish1 presents a prob lem which has that whole body completely baf fled What at first was lookeS upon as something amusing now has come to be regard ed by senators as nothing less than a menace His latest rampage which occu pied the better part of two days while the senate was struggling to dispose of the tax bill has brought the question of what to do about Long to something resembling a climactic point Rules under which senators gov ern themselves have withstood all attempts at change They are cherished guarded and upheld by them one Unwritten Rules The unwritten rules are dearer to the hearts of senators than those set forth in the black leather bound volume known as the Senate Man ual These are grouped under the broad title of senatorial courtesy Its Longs flouting of senatorial which causes his col leagues so much concern And theres just nothing they can do about it Consider the lament of Joe Robinson democratic leader Its regrettable1 said he break ing in on Longs harangue that we cant always Direst out subjects on rights which agnate rules giveus but which we possess independent ly of the rules to entertain to ex press our views on public questions unrestrained and unintimidated by denunciatory expressions from oth ers who differ from us What he meant and what othe senators think is that Huey is nol playing cricket Long Stands Alone Its not cricket from a senatorial standpoint for a colleague to threat en to invade another senators state and lend his aid to defeat him to bring up incidents like paying 5600 for a sound truck for use in a colleagues campaign or any num ber of other like references voiced by Long Such things strike at the very heart of what senators prize the most As a result Long stands almos alone in the senate All have desert ed him even young Bennett Clark of Missouri once friendly Probably many would like to ge rid of him but they dont know how They recognize his shrewdness hi ability and his fearlessness Ant they know that theyve got to hav an ironclad case against him befor they dare proceed toward anything like expulsion Last 6 Members of Party Marooned on Arctic Ice Rescuec MOSCOW April 13 aviators after weeks of hardship and misadventure have succeede in rescuing 102 Russian castaway from their two months experience on floating Arctic ice Flying through polar storms and effectin landings on a precarious ice floe aviators brought the last six mem bers of the Cheliuskin expedition t Cape Van Kahem last night Alto gether 100 persons including 1 women and two children have bee rescued since April 7 An aviato and mechanic had reached th mainland in their own plane Wea FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness slightly warmer In extreme west Friday night Saturday unsettled warmer in east and south MIN N E S OTA Increasing cloudiness possibly some snow Saturday and near Lake Super ior Friday night not much change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figure or 24 hour period ending at oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 47 Minimum in Night 28 At 8 A M Friday 33 Tool and Die Workers in Detroit Go on Strike BE GIN PICKETING WITH REJECTION OFPAYDEMANDS jeneral Undercurrent of Unrest in Auto Trade Main Concern DETROIT April 13 roits tool and die industry strike affecting between 2500 and 4000 men is on Workers ratified strike plans last night Picketing started at midnight when the Automotive Tool and Die Janufacturers association ail or ganization of job shop operators re used the workers demands for a 20 per cent pay boost and a 36 hour veek The strike does not affect tool and die workers employed in the auto motive industry proper but only iose in the job plants In a few cases job plants which negotiated separate agreements with their employes also were ex pected Most of these exceptions vere independent shops not affilla ed with the manufacturers as sociation Called by Union The strike was called by the Me chanics Educational Society of America the tool and die workers union which claims 22000 members n the Detroit area General Secretary Matthew J Smith claims the society has 5000 ool and dieworkers tathejob shops but not all of these are in eluded in the walkout due to ne of satisfactory agreements in some cases Industrial circles appeared much less concerned today over the too and die job shop strike than a gen eral undercurrent of unrest in the ranks of labor in the heart of the motor industry Evidence of Unrest Evdence of this unrest was seen in some quarters in the scheduling of a meeting Sunday in Pontiac several locals of the United Auto mobile workers American Federa tion of Labor affiliate William Col lins chief organizer of the federa tion in the auto industry denied however that there was anything unusual in the meeting New developments also includec the direct demand to manufacturers by Pontiac locals asking a 30 hour five day week with a minimum wage of 60 cents for unskilled labor This overture was noteworthy in that it ignored the national automo bile labor board the subject of ap parently increasing disfavor in labor circles Fear General Outbreak The chief danger in the tool and die strike lies in the possibility thai its example may cause a genera outbreak of labor troubles so far kept in subjection through timely mediation that appears to be losing effectiveness A mass meeting of tool and die workers is to be held on Monday night to decide whether the strike shall be made general In Flint A F of L workers em ployed in the No 1 plant of the Torn to rase 2 Coteinn 1 TO FORGE VOTE ON MLEOD BILL Required 145 Sign Petition Plan Pledge to Oppose Adjournment WASHINGTON April 13 movement intended to block ad journment of congress until the Me Leod bill to pay off depositors in closed banks has been acted upon was begun today in the house The list of signatures on a peti tion to force house action on the McLeod bill reached the requirei 145 when Representative Sirovich DN Y signed the request Representative Dingell DMich prepared a petition by which tin signers would pledge themselves tc vote against any motion for ad journment of the seventythird ses sion until the bill has been actei upon He said although a large numbe of the members already had toll him they were willing to sign it th petition would not he pressed unti it was determined what attitudi the banking committee will tak towards asking the house for quick j action President Welcomed by 200 Solons on Return Says Congress Stole Publicity While He Was Fishing WASHINGTON April 13 resident Roosevelt was welcomed aek from his Florida vacation to ay by some 200 members of con gress I cant be truthful and say I am glad to get back Im sorry he told hem jocularly when cheering sub ided While Ive had a wonderful time gather that both houses of con gress have also had a wonderful ime Laughter greeted his sallies The ongressional delegation led by fice President Garner and Speaker Rainey had marched over to Union tation from the capitol behind the marine band Martial music echoed Family Boards Train When the presidential train ar rived Mrs Roosevelt accompanied iy her daughter Mrs Anna Dall ier daughterinlaw Mrs James Roosevelt and her son Elliott im mediately went aboard A few minutes later the official senate and house committees went nto the presidents car The congressional contingent out side shouted and applauded when SENATORIAL DIGNITY WASHINGTON April 13 S senators who greeted President Roosevelt at the rail road station today did cot par ticipate in the parade feature of The members of the house marched from the capitol to the nearby railroad station in col umns of four behind the marine band Who are they to think it be neath their dignity to march be hind a brass band to meet the president said Representative Cannon DWis to reporters Some of the senators should be following a plow instead of a brass band FLIES NINE MILES UP he president later emerged on the arm of his son James The band played hail to the chief Just after that the president said tie was very glad to see you all and thanked the members of con gress for coming to welcome him Too Much Competition Continuing he said he expected to get publicity on the fish he caught off the coast of Florida but there had been too much competi tion because you people have been going from work to Wirt This also brought a laugh from the crowd Newspapermen on the train com ing up Mr Roosevelt said have been trying to get me to say that I hoped congress would soon ad journ But I wouldnt like to say it because I hope you can stay just as long as you like to To you younger men I want to Oint out from years of experience n Washington the advantages of the Washington climate In July and August it rarely gets above 110 degrees and there is absolutely no humidity Gets Another Laugh This ironical statement also brought a laugh The president added that I dont mind if I stay all summer Becoming more serious he spoke again of having had a wonderful time on his vacation and expressed regret that the members could not be with him during those two weeks of rest He said tht he was going back with all sorts of lessons I learned from barracudas and sharks and Im a tough guy He concluded smilingly inviting the members to come and see him as soon as they could and told them I will teach you some of the tricks I learned Walks to Auto With that the president walked to the automobile which took him to the white house In addition to the members ol the senate and house there were Turn to Pose 2r Column 5 Renato Donuti Italian war ace flew a specially constructed plane over Konie until his alti tude meter registered 14515 47560 feet or more than nine miles It was be lieved his night established a new altitude record for air planes Associated Press Masked Bandit Robs Bank in Minnesota BEAVER CREEK Minn April 13 masked bandit dressed in overalls and blue jacket broke into the Beaver Creek State Bank early today waited for the time lock on the safe to operate then fled with between and after Publicity Clause to Frighten Tax Dodgers Sought LaFollette Would Make All Returns Subject to Inspection BULLETIN WASHINGTON April 13 senate today voted to make all tax returns subject to public inspection The publicity amendment was approved 41 to 34 WASHINGTON April 13 Now that the senate has boosted the tax bill to republi can independents in that chamber sought today to hand the govern ment a club whteh they said would frighten tax dodgers into shelling out Publicity was the weapon they chose Senator LaFollette R who won approval of a stiff in crease in inheritance and gift lev ies yesterday brought before the senate an amendment to make all tax returns subject to public in spection On the basis of past per jformauces this amendment looked like an easy winner Near Final Vote This was the last major contro versy to be settled before the tax once was the 5258000000 revenue ap proved After the senate gets through with it it goes to a con ference with the house to adjust scores of senate additions and sub tractions Senator Clark D had planned tentatively an amendment to tax the income from millions of dollars of securities now exempt but it was uncertain whether he would put it to a vote A step toward discouraging huge salaries for officers of corporations and banks and thus raising more tax revenue from these sources was taken yesterday when an amend ment by Senator McKellar D Tenn was approved Report to Treasury It would compel corporations to report annually to the treasury all officers being paid salaries or bonuses or both in excess of 000 The treasury would be required to send the list to congress where it would be made public LaFollettes publicity amendment would not seek to have a series of news releases on the returns but would make them public records to which anyone might have access The young senator believes this would have a wholesome effect and serve to minimize schemes to avoid taxation locking three persons in room a small BEH CASE GIVEN TO JURORS ONLY 2VERDICTSOPEN Judge Instructs Ruling of Either Guilty or Not Guilty DAVENPORT April 13 SVThe case of Charleton D Beh charged with forgery of a public works ap plication of the city of Ottumwa was given to the jury here today at p m The jurymen retired to their rooms on the third floor of the courthouse to deliberations Judge Dcwey instructed the jur ors to work until 10 p m tonight and if they had not arrived at a ver dict at that time to convene again at 9 a m tomorrow for further de liberations The jury will not be seg regated in the event of an over night recess Judge Cites Charges In his instructions Judge Dewey cited the charges in the grand jury indictment and directed them to re turn either one of two verdicts Guilty or not guilty His instructions occupied 22 min utes In the event that the jurors work later than 10 tonight they were in structed by the court to return sealed verdict to be announced j 9 a m tomorrow Two widely different character zations ofBeh wereheld before the eyes of the jury in a burst of ora tory by government and defense at torneys Pictured as Grasping The first drawn by the prosecu ion pictured Beh as a grasping bond broker who thrust himsel ahead of the government and the public and sought to wreck the re covery program for personal profit The second painted by the de ense showed Beh as a public spir ited citizen who lent his energies and experience to help the city of Ottumwa construct a long desired viaduct and talked up to the gov ernment to protect the Iowa muni cipal bond market The specific charge against Beh i that he altered the application for a 60000 grant and a 5140000 loan From the government to requcs only the grant so that the loan would be handled locally throug the Beh company Fountain Opens Plea Assistant District Attorney Ray C Fountain opened the govern ments discourse in an impassionei plea that brought forth the wholi theory of the prosecutions case There is only one simple ques tion he said Beh is charged witi forgery with intent to defraud What did that man Beh have in hi mind when he changed the appica Turn to P1K6 2 Column G Repeal Alaska Dry Laws WASHINGTON April IS President Roosevelt today signed a bill repealing th3 prohibition laws i in Alaska HANFORD EXERTS POLITICAL PUSH Letter From Sioux City Air Lines Head Read to Probe Group WASHINGTON April 13 Testimony that the postoffice de partment was bombarded bj democratic national committeemen and others who keep the demo cratic donkey alive in the interes of the Hanford air lines of Sioux City was given today to the senat airmail investigating committee A letter containing this state ment from A S Hanford Jr pres ident to W A Patterson presiden of the United Air Lines was iden tified by William I Denning Wash ington attorney for Hanford I have bombarded the postof fice department the letter said with all the democratic nationa committeemen state chairmen governors congressmen all demo cratic senators and everyone else i this territory who matreially hel keep the well known democrati donkey alive They all urge and endorse flyin this route it continued Hanford was seeking a contrac to carry the mail from Omaha St Paul and Minneapolis He pro posed to do this at the same pric paid to United Air Lines for a rout from Omaha to Watertown S Dak which United did not want WIDELY SOUGHT OUTLAW TRIO These three persons are objects of a methodical search by officers of many states Clyde Barrow Texas gunman accused of a dozen MU and his gumvoman associate Bonnie Parker are pictured at right They ore sought throughout the southwest Police from coast to coast are on the lookout for clews to the whereabouts of John Dillinger the outlaw who broke jail at Crown Point Ind with a wooden gun Associated Press DemosDraw Up Ticket of Opposition Zylstra Announces He Will Run Against Herring DES MOINES April 13 democratic opposition slate took form today with the announcement of candidacies for party nomina tions in the June primaries Representative Charles J Zylstra of Hawarden announced his inten tion of seeking the democratic nom ination for governor his decision following a meeting of a number of democratic legislators and party members here this week Representative C L HcKinnon of New London also was said by Rob ert L Jones Des Moines weekly newspaper publisher to be a candi date for the nomination for lieuten ant governor Not Yet Candidate McKinnon had indicated that he would not make the race and when questioned today by the Associated Press reiterated his statement that he is not yet a candidate Both Zylstra and McKinnon had been urged at the meeting to enter the contest The present democrat ic state officials headed by Gov Clyde L Herring are conducting a joint campaign for renornination with the indorsement of the party state central committee Jones announcement todoy also carried the name of Thomas L Cur ran Fort Dodge veterinarian for secretary of agriculture Jones him self is a candidate for the demo cratic nomination for secretary of state Denies Kebellion Declaring that there is no rebel lion in the democratic party the announcement said These men were strongly urged and induced to become candidates for state offices by straight thinking democrats from all points in Iowa who believe in an open and unre stricted primary and feel that the democratic voters should have a free and untrammeled opportunity to decide for themselves without restraint of any kind who they shall vote for and nominate for state offices in the June primaries Nine Killed in Italy in Mountain Slide ALESSANDRIA Italy April 13 persons were killed today and aa many injured when a moun tain slide destroyed five houses in tiic town of Grondona near here ARREST NINE AT BARROW HANGOUT OutlawChief Is Not Amon Suspects Held in Raid in Arkansas HOT SPRINGS Ark April 1 men and three women wei arrested by police here today in reported hideout of Clyde Barrow Texas desperado but Chief of Di tectives Herbert Akcrs said Barro was not among the prisoners The apartment house raid resul ei police said from a tip it was hideout for Barrow and members o his gang Two men and a woman sped awa from the place as officers arrivet Four men and three women were arrested and other officers chased the fleeing trio Police Arrest Others Later police arrested two men and a woman in the car on the Hot SpringsMalvern highway The men gave their names as B H Thome and Cliff Kell The woman believed to be the wife of the man who gave the name of Thorne had a 6 months old baby Thorne had in large bills and Kell had S100 The names of the other prisoners were not given out immediately A federal agent was assisting police in the investigation Watch Iowa Highways DES MOINES April 13 State county and federal officers were watching highways leading from Winterset to Des Moines to a car said to contain three men a woman and two machine gains A report from Winterset said the car carried Kansas license plates and authorities expressed belief the occupants might be connected with the Clyde Barrow gang OUTLAW AND HIS COMPANION GET 4 STEEL VESTS ake 2 Revolvers After Slugging Policeman m Indiana WARSAW Ind April 13 TV Vrmed with machine grins and defy ng the Friday thirteenth hoodoo wo men identified as John Dillin ger and Homer Van Meter Indiana iesperadoes overpowered a night latrolman here early today and obbed the police station of four mllet proof vests and two revolvers Jud Pittenger veteran Warsaw loliceman said he was slugged as ie was walking his beat in the de erted streets of the town and was orced to accompany the men to he station After selecting the vests and revolvers Pittenger said the jandits escaped in a dark colored sedan which had been parked at the side of the city hall building 3rd Successful Bald It was the third successful raid on Indiana police stations attribut ed to the Dillinger gangsters since he Indiana prison break last Sep ember The others were at Auburn and Peru Pittenger said he had left a cafe shortly after 1 oclock this morning and started south on Buffalo street He said he heard some one running behind him He turned around and was accosted by two men he said one of whom he recognized imme diately as Dillinger Both men carried machine guns aimed at him The man identified by the officer as Dillinger acted as spokesman Ask for Vests We want your vests the man told Pittenger Pittenger said he seized the weapon of the man who addressed him and attempted to wrest it from ihi bandits hands The othsr man however stepped up and poked his weapon in Pittengers back Leave loose commanded the man with whom the officer was struggling We dont want to kill you Pittenger said the two men told him they wanted him to go with them to the police station I havent got the key Pitten ger said he told them in an effort tc gain time Forced to Kill Who has the key asked one of the men I dont know the officer re plied Dont be a fool said the man identified as Dillinger we dont want to be forced to kill you I dont want you to kill me re plied Pittenger I have a couple of kids at home Thats the reason we dont want to kill you was the response Pittenger said he was disarmed and as he walked down an alley toward the station he was hit ovei tha head twice How many police are there here one of the men queried as they approached the station Pitten ger replied there were four Guns Under Coats The men hid their guns under their overcoats Pittenger saic Charles Powell a Warsaw citizen by in an automobile but ap parently sensed nothing wrong When they reached the police sta tion which is on the second floor of the city building Pittenger said he was kept under guard in an outer office while the taller of the two Howe Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Slaying of Minister VINTON Ohio April 13 district court jury today returned a verdict of manslaughter in the case of Everett Howe of Garrison The jury had been out 16 hours Howe was charged with murder in connec tion with the death of the Rev Calvin Boggs of near Garrison dur ing a dispute in which Howe was ordered off land on which Boggs lived It was alleged that Howe fatally beat the minister Sentence was deferred for 30 days to give the defense time to file a motion for a new trial Tom to 7 Column Favorite Poems This collection of the favorite po ems of America was made by no authors or experts but by the American people themselves A na tionwide vote was taken to deter mine whicS are the favorite poems of the largest number The booklet was the result The old time poems predominate and there are some of the newer poems Available only through our Washington informa tion bureau Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling charges Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskln director Washington C I inclose herewith 10 cents n coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Americas Favorite Poems Name Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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