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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E R S MEM ART ffT OF i North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAlEK THAT MAKES AH NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOUS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 15 1934 THIS PAIEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 187 I End Is Seen NextMonth Congress Will Have to Show Speed on Home Stretch By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON May 15 From all indica tions the present session of con gress will enter the home stretch next month and cross the finish line with as dazz ling a burst of speed as has been seen on capitol hill in many years All hopes for anything resem bling a leisurely coast to the tape by either house apparently have been doomed by re cent developments The sudden and confusing turn the question of what is to be done about silver has taken has muddled the legislative situation consider ably In addition President Roose velts announced intention of send ing some sort of message on war debts to congress before adjourn ment has complicated things fur ther Even if some sort of agreement on the former is reached by the white house and congressional lead ers the latter is certain to open flood gates for the release of emo tions long imprisoned Wrangling Ahead The senate already faces long and dreary days of wrangling to clear its calendar of pending legis lation The tariff bill alone as sures this The house while not so bogged down as the senate quite easily could get itself tied into a knot on such controversial ques tions as silver and war debts Stormy days are in prospect for the next month or six weeks but once they have subsided a period of calm is in prospect for at least a rt of the summer months Members of congiess will lose no in shuffling off for their homes 1 frtion campaigns after ad Mr Roosevelt is his friends alreadyto be in delighted fashion of the hen he can board a navy war and cruise lazily eastward to ii and tee Philippines lat the cares of the presidency be left behind by Mr Roosevelt insofar as possible on this trip is indicated by plans now in the mak ing Entourage Limited As on all such previous excur sions he has taken since entering the white house the president is in sisting upon as complete freedom from observation on this cruise as possible His entourage will be lim ited Present plans call for only three newspapermen to accompany him He is adamant on such occasions and all the arguments of his secre tariat as to the necessities of the press in the case of a president cant shake him Steve Early his secretary in charge of relations with the press recently admitted when the question of newspaper coverage on a yacht ing trip was up that he talked with the president no less than five times Each time said Early he just grinned and said No 3 CONFESS IN GETTLE ABDUCTION Three Killed Four Missing in Collision of Ships LIGHTSHIP mPlan Home RenovizingDrive IN CRASH WITH LINER OLYMPIC Seven Members of Crew Picked Up by Boats From Liner NEW YORK May 15 members of the crew of the Nan tucket lightship were killed and four were missing in a collision to day between the lightship and the liner Olympic in which the lightship was sunk First reports from the White Star Steamship company which operates the Olympic placed the death list at seven Seven members of the lightships crew were picked up by lifeboats put out by the liner The first report from the line of fices said four of the seven were dead when picked up and that Viree died aboard the ship Correct Casualty List Later the line officers corrected its casualty list to seven persons rescued three of whom died aboard the ship and the remaining four survived The dead in the corrected list were W W Perry engineer J F Richmond a sailor and A Montiro a cook The four alive were listed by the line as George Braithwaite master of the lightship C E Mosher a mate J F Perry radio operator and L v Roberts an oiler The four missing were I Pina cook N S Rodricques sailor J Fortes sailorand E B George a sailor Put Out Lifeboats The Olympic put out one motor boat and two lifeboats to rescue the men It proceeded on toward New York at 1 p m about two and onehalf hours after the collision Tbe lightship was an important beacon for transatlantic ships It was located 40 miles off the coast of Massachusetts Coast guardsmen announced that a cutter either the Argo or the Acushnet would take the lost ves sels position pending arrival of a relief lightship which has been or dered to the spot from Boston Outline Way BuilderMay Get US Aid Senate Banking Group Starts Work Upon New Bill WASHINGTON May 15 The congessional machine took an initial turn today on a key de signed to unlock financial doors to the would be home owner or mod ernizer As the senate banking commit tee opened work on the big housing bill introduced yesterday at Presi dent Roosevelts request officials disclosed plans to push the home rcnovizing campaign The efforts to spur the building of new homes will follow closo after A big government publicity cam paign is planned to awaken the home owner to the possibility o getting his home remodeled or re conditioned on easy payments Here is the way it would wark Is Limit John Smith wants a new bath room to repair the roof to build an additional wing If he can do tliis within he is within the plan He goes to a bank a building and loan association or some other in stitution and lays out his program The institution looks up Mr Smith finds he has a steady job and pays his bills and decides to put up the whole 2POO charges him 5 percent arid divides the paymentsph a monthly basis over pe riod the limit under the govern ments plan With interest this would amount to some 540 a month for the first year and less as the was reduced and the interest charge declined Agrees to Pay In the meantime the lender of the money has informed the govern ments proposed in PRESIDENTS MOTHER HONORED Mme Ernestine SchumannHeinle noted singer is shown as she paid her respects to Mrs James Roosevelt mother of the president at a Mothers day dinner in New York where Mrs Roosevelt was the guest of honor Associated Press MAN KILLED IN fTum to FaK 5200000000 8 Column 8 Glass Affronted at Not Being Named to Confer on Stock Bill WASHINGTON May 15 Senator Glass D Va said today that failure to appoint him as a con fereree on the stock market control bill was an affront and intended to be Iowa Temperatures Drop in Contrast to Heat of Last Week DES MQTNBS May 15 Sharply contrasted with the un seasonably hot weather of a week ago temperatures over the state dropped todaygoing as low as 32 degrees at Estherville where a heavy frost was reported by the weather bureau A light frost was reported at At lantic the weather bureau said No rain was reported in the last 24 hours except a trace at Burlington Today was generally fair and the outlook for tomorrow was slightly warmer in the extreme southeast portions of the state SKf Wea FORECAST Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday warmer except Tuesday night in extreme southeast portion fair in south partly cloudy to cloudy in north Tuesday night and Wednesday warmer Tues day night and in cast and ex treme south Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 73 Minimum in Xight SG At 8 A M Tuesday 54 GIVE TESTIMONY IN AGUIRRE CASE Witnesses for State Tell Story of Encounter With Chabez Mary Gnibisch 13 year old girl testified that she saw a knife fall from the sleeve of Ascencion Aguirre and that she later saw him wave the knife in an encounter with John Chabez This was the most damaging evi dence presented thus far in the trial of Aguirre on the charge of mur dering Chabez The girl was the fifth witness for the state After Karl M Waggoner as the first states witness had identified a plat of the section of Lehigh row where the defendant and Chabez had their fight County Attorney Mason called Rafael Reyes 16 year old Mexican who witnessed the fight to the stand Went to His Home According to his testimony he first noticed Chabez and Big John Aquirre apparently arguing in the roadway After talking a few min utes each of them went to his re spective home Reyes said Chabez reappearing soon with an iron pok er Meanwhile Aguirre had also corne out of his house and was standing in his yard with his wife the boy testified and when Chabez came up Aguirre made a downward thrust with his right hand striking Chabez Reyes said that he saw nothing in Aguirres hand Aguirre then went into his home and Chabez ran several yards and Turn to Pasc 8 Column 2 Germany Orders Probe of Deaths of 2 Balloonists Receives Word From Soviet Government of Wreck on Russian Soil BERLIN May 15 Wilhelm Goerihg minister of avia I tion today ordered a commission to go to Russia at once to investigate the deaths of two German ballon ists found dead on Russian soil The dead men were the crew of Germanys biggest balloon the Bartsch von SegsfeldThey were Dr Herman Victor Masuch and Martin Schrenk Dead in Gondola They took off Sunday from Eit terfield Germany No more was heard from them until today when the soviet government announced the wrecked balloon had been found last night 22 miles east of the sov iet frontier station of Sedesh One balloonist lay dead in the gondola The body of the other pilot was found 9 miles farther east Aviation circles here were thrown into mourning German experts said they were sure that a faulty oxygen apparatus caused the death of the two men who had sought to make substrat osphere studies Small Oxygen Supply This view was strengthened by the fact that they had carried an oxygen supply adequate for only four hours It was assumed that Masuch and Schrenk already were dead when the balloon was last seen drifting east at a great height over East Prussia late Sunday The balloon was not only the largest but the most modern in Germany It had a gas volume of 9500 cubic meters belonged to the German Aviation society and fre quently had been used before on the substratosphere investigations Civil War Vet Dies WASHINGTON May 15 C Purvis S8 a Civil war veteran died today after an extended ill ness He was a member of company F of Eleventh Iowa infantry 500 Longshoremen Storm Stockade Occupied by NonStrikers SAN PEDRO Col May 15 j NEW YORK May 15 2 MEN IN PLANE CROSSING Behnond Residents Talk of Ponds Boyhood in North Iowa Town PRESIDENT ASKS RECOVERY FUND OF OVER BILLION Appropriation Sought of Congress to Taper Off Spending WASHINGTON May 13 Mi President Roosevelt asked congress today for 51322000000 to taper off the emergency recovery expendi tures during the coming government year The main portion of the assigned by the president for general relief and pub lic works purposes He asked dis cretionary power to use it as de mands required Out of this however he has tagged for road con struction for starting the navy shipbuilding program for the Tennessee valley authority 535000000 for public buildings construction and 000 for the interAmerican high I way I All Time Feiilt The appropriation would increase the government debt to the all time peak of for June 30 1935 as fixed in the two year bud ret submitted to congress in Janu ary Pointing to payasyougo basis for the 1836 fiscal year the presi dent warned in his message today In my judgment an appropriation in excess of the above amount would make more difficult if not impos Storming a stockade in which 400 nonstrikers had been housed a mob of 500 or more striking longshore men created a bloody riot at Los Angeles harbor early today in which one man was slain and 21 injured wo so seriously they may die Scores xvere hurt slightly The violence brought to an end a peaceful strike of the cargo hand ers some 1800 of whom had walked out with thousands of others in Pa cific coast ports in protest against wages working hours and demands for recognition of their union Yesterday a guard of 60 special police and sheriffs deputies was dis patched to the stoqkade built in the west basin near the Grace line docks Batter Down Fence The shouting army of strikers launched the assault about mid night descending upon the camp bearing lighted flares clubs and sticks The fence was battered down in short order and the torches ap plied to tents Soon a terrific hand to hand struggle was staged between the two groups and guards A volley rang out Dick Parker 20 who joined the union yesterday was shot through the chest and killed Checked momentarily the rioters surged forward again the melee spreading over the docks with a maddened mob of cursing yelling men swinging and throwing missiles Pistol Fire Heard Several hundred seeing the Grace liner Santa Elena at her berth charged forward Guards beat the introuders off and the sounds of rifle and pistol fire were heard again and more men fell most of them wounded in the legs John Knudsen 45 was believed dying from a bullet wound near the heart and Glenn Rex 38 suffered a skull fracture which may prove fatal physicians said Additional police xvere rushed into the district as a general alarm was spread The sudden appearance of the huge force of heavily armed officers quickly restored order and the rioters dispersed in confusion Gets 8 Year Term for Vinton Killing VINTON May 15 E Howe of Vinton wag sentenced to an in determinate term of eight years in Fort Madison penitentiary for the death of the Rev Calvin Boggs who died of injuries suffered in a quar rel over ownership of some hunting traps Two men in a monoplane streaked over the Atlantic ocean today head ed for Rome With the worst part of their transatlantic journey behind Capt eorge R Pond and Lieut Cesare Sabelli were believed to be well on their way to Europe The flyers attempting a nonstop flight from New York to the Italian capital glimpsed their last bit of North American soil when they passed over Belle island of the southernmost coast of Newfound land at p m E S T yester day and headed for the open sea Their journey up the Atlantic coast was marked by rog and murky weather but once over the Atlantic they were assured of good flying conditions Their big orange and maroon mo noplane Leonardi da Vinci was fueled for a 40 hour flight and Pond and Sabelli were confident of reaching their goal within that time If they continue according to schedule they will reach their ob jective between 10 p m and mid night E S T tonight Preparations were being made at Littorio field just outside Rome for their arrival If Bond and Sabelli achieve their goal it will bethe first successful nonstop flight between New York and Rome Six lives have been lost in similar attempts Deny Ransom Paid to Free June Robles Doctors Keep Watch on Child Rescued From Desert KIRK NAMED AS BRAINS OF PLOT TO GET Women Not Involved Kidnaping of Man Freed Unharmed n TUCSON Ariz May 15 Carlos G Robles assistant Pima county attorney and uncle of G year old June Robles flatly denied ru mors that the childs kidnapers had received in ransom money before the little girl was released from her desert prison We absolutely did not pay a cent of ransom to anyone declared Car 1 have that money he said as he stood in the doorway of the home of Bcrnabe Robles Juncy grandfa ther where all the family spent tbe night It is right upstairs in this house where it has been all the time In Kuricd Vrison Clarence Houston county attor ney who with Carlos found the child yesterday in a coffinlike sheet iron receptacle sunk three feet in the ground 9V miles from Tucson corroborated Carlos statement The money said Houston nev er changed hands To my personal knowledge it is at this moment safe in the home oC Bernabe Physicians watcnea over June anxiously to ascertain how serious ly she may have been affected by an ordenl which might easily have killed her blazing days of a sun that burned her olive skin and chilly lonely nights in iron chains that gripped her slender ankles An unsigned letter postmarked Chicago gave the directions thai LOS ANGELES May 15 CD Three men arrested in the kidnap ing of William F Gettle who waa released unransomed and unharmed last night were reported by author ities today to have admitted par ticipation in the abduction of the Beverly Hills millionaire Statements of the three made in the presence of police detectives sheriffs deputies and postoffice in spectors named Jimmy Kirk as the alleged brains of the plot Larry Kerrigan as the man who guarded Gettle and Rcy Williams as the on who aided Kirk in seizing the mil linnaire at his summer home last week Acted as Guard Under questioning by Capt Mor ris G Stensland of the sheriffs of fice Kerrigan was quoted as say ng he was to have received 000 for acting as Gettles guard ind that Kirk had ordered Gettle o write the letters regarding ar for delivery of the 000 ransom Kirk in his statement before Die officers said the plot to kidnap Settle was his idea but that Wil iams and Korrigan helped hiru make the plans Asked if anyone else was involved m the plot Kirk said That is all 3 Held He said he knew nothing about the two women Loretta Woody and Joan Burke now in custody Williams ln his statement satd he Kirk were the tsro men ADVENTUROUS YOUTH BBLMOND May local residents awaited word of the prog ress of Capt George R Pond in his flight across the Atlantic it was recalled how the adventurous youth went to New sailed around York City the world and had as cabin boy before he was 14 years of age It was also recalled that in spite of his adventurous spirit and success as an aviator he always retained a warm memory of Belmond On a visit here two years ago he said he would return to Belmond by plane after he had made a flight over the ocean George R Pond was born in Bel mond the son of Mr and Mrs Lynn Pond His mother died when he was 12 He then left home and went to New York City and before he was 14 years of age he had sailed around the world once as a cabin boy on a steamer He enlisted in the navy from whence he received his education and through hard work and exceptional scholarship was promoted to a captaincy Natural Blind Flyer Captain Pond took up aviation in 1910 He spent five years as a gov Turn to 1flitc 8 Column 31 siblean actual balance of thebudget inthe fiscaiyear 1936 unless great ly increased taxes are provided Should Be Sufficient The present estimates should be sufficient as a whole to take care of the emergencies of relief and of orderly reemployment at least un til the early part of the calendar year 1935 If at any time conditions have not improved as much as we hope today the next congress will be in session and will have full op portunity to act Simultaneously strong tions came from high government sources today that the administra tion expects the banks to do a great er share of carrying the load and putting out credit to carry the re covery drive along Emergency Recovery Todays appropritiaon request completes the emer gency recovery fund proposed for the 19341935 fiscal years in the Roosevelt budget of January The president trimmed down todays estimated to take care of within the limit the extra ap propritiaons voted by this congress including added allowances for vet erans and government salaries The civilian conservation corps j would get of the fund proposed today I The tentatively I tagged by the president for road I construction contrasts with the road authorization bill j recently voted by the house Planned Civil W7orks However it is the opinion of Mr Roosevelt that planned civil works is a quicker method of providing work relief and spreding govern ment expenditures and there is ery indication that he has a renew al of the civil works administration in mind on a more planned basis than the emergency CWA put into operation last winter The deficit for this fiscal year ending June 30 so far stands at lit tle more than where as the original Roosevelt budget contemplated a defi cit for this year and next year Actual Expenditures It is true that actual expendi tures since January have proceeded at a slower rate than estimated the president explained Neverthe1 less it must be borne in mind that even though the actual deficit for the year ending June 30 1934 will be below my estimate appropria tions are still in force and the amounts actually to be expended during the following fiscal year will therefore be increased over and above my estimate for that fiscal vcar In this connection it is relevant to point out that during the fiscal year 1935 it is estimated that there will be actually expended on pub lic works out of ap propriations heretofore made The peak of construction under the public works pro ITurn In Iasc 8 Column 3 led to her rescue late yesterday af ternoon Kidnaped April 25 Fifteen thousand dollars had been demanded when the child was kid naped April 25 The letter that saved the girls could not have survived much longer in her desert dungeon received yesterday at the of fice of Governor Moeur in Phoenix It gave explicit instructions for finding the girl buried under a cactus near Tucson The use of the word buried sent a cbill down the backs of the hunters for they feared it meant she was dead The letter was sped to Houston and his deputy Robles Driving out to a point indicated on Rincon way a desert road they began beating about tbe bushes and thorny cacti Houston was separ ated from Robles when he stumbled on to the prison Found in Hole The child was literally rescued from the grave Her prison was a Turn to 1ace 8 Column 1 DILLINGEBS GIRL NEARLY ESCAPES Walk Down Hall at Court Recess Almost Wins Freedom ST PAUL May 15 cas ual walk down the hall during the confusion of the noon court recess almost won freedom for Evelyn Frechette sweetheart of John Dil linger arch fugitive today As guards unlocked the doors of the small federal courtroom where Judge Gunnar H Nordbye is pre siding Miss Frechette slowly arose from her chair by the counsel ta ble mingled with the surge of pros pective jurors and a few spectators as they made tor the exits and started down the hall She passed unnoticed by two guards in the corridor and had al most reached the elevator at the far end when Edward Picha bailiff for Federal Judge M M Joyce espied her Picha seized her arms and hust led the woman who with two co defendants is charged with ing Dillinger back into Judge Nord byes courtroom before her absence had been noted fay other bailiffs Miss Frechettes action was the only untoward incident of a morn ing devoted to examination of pros pective jurors 10 having been ten tatively accepted when court recess ed for luncheon The governments principal wit ness is Mrs Dolores Smart of neapolis who after being reported I missing turned up late yesterday at the office of the U S district attorney She is alleged to have ac companied Dr May when he went to an apartment to treat the gun man last night bound to a bed and with hisface covered with a courtplas ter mask in a Jittle house in the foothills towns of La Crescenta only a few miles from here They arrested five persons in connection with the kidnaping which occurred five days ago Ukft Bad Dream Gettle haggard but smiling said today that It all seemed like a bad dream My greatest worry while I lay bound hand and foot on that bed was for the anxiety my absence would cause my wife and family Thank God murmured Mrs Gettle an invalid when word of tbe rescue was given her Gettles rescue camo unexpectedly followingan unsuccessful attempt early yesterday to pay ran som in exchange for his safe re i turn to his wife and four small children The alleged kidnapers even be fore the crime had been perpetrat ed made the mistake which led to last nights arrests and the return of Gettle Attracted Attention Five weeks ago they attracted at tention of the police robbery detail by their activities in an apartment house at 600 North Harvard street The officers were seeking a band of bank robbers They placed recording devices in the apartment rented by the sus pects But results were lacking Officer were ready to give up last Satur 0lirn td S Column Everybodys Song Book Everybodys Songbook now of fered by this newspaper contains many of the old songs we love to sing complete with words and mu sic All the music has been care fully edited by musicians of note and the arrangements are in keys within the range of most voices Besides the words and music to 20t songs Everybodys Songbook tells when and in what circumstances the Star Spangled Banner Ameri ca Home Sweet Home and other songs were written The price is 20 cents to cover cost and handling charges Use coupon Hnson City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskln Director Washington D C I inclose 20 cents in coin care fully wrapped for Everybodys Song Book Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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