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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 5 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 205 DAN TURNER WINS G 0 P NOMINATION Cress Leads G O P Lieutenant Governorship OFFICERS GIVEN INDQRSEMEKTBY COUNTY VOTERS But Spndergaard Defeats Gibson for Supervisor Nomination COUNTY TABLE ON PAGE X Present Cerro Gordo county office holders with but one exception re ceived the indorsement of the vot ers in the allstate primary election Monday Republicans nominated for re election J M Robertson for sher iff Mrs Nelle Huntley for record er and C R Patton for supervisor from the first district while dem ocrats voted to return Earl Dean to the state legislature as representa tive Besides these contested offices there were several in both parties who received the nomination with out an opposing candidate Gibson Defeated W D Gibson veteran supervisor from the third district however went down to defeat in the hands of the young World warveteran from Thornton Harry Sondergaard who given the republican nomina tion H M Knudson member of the Mason City council won easily over his opponent A L Sherin for the republican nomination for state representative and as such will face Mr Dean in the fall election FrederickBShaffer was given a large plurality over L A Baleen ior the tenuWican nomination for county attorney IK will face Coun ty Attorney JL LMason demo cratic wUhout opposition ipr the offleeta Fhalen Nominated Tim Phalen was given an over whelming vote over hisopponent Hugh Boyd for the democratic nomination for sheriff One of the closest races in the county was the battle between Miss Mayme Foley and Mrs Harry Burke for the democratic nomination for county recorder Not until the final precincts were in was it certain who had the nomination The final vote was Mrs Burke 1130 and Miss Foley 1220 J E Van Note was given the democratic nomination for supervi sor in the first district and J S Mc Auley in the third district Support Home Fair in the county gave large complimentary pluralities to the home candidates running for leadingstates offices Clarence Knutson Clear Lake running on a gross income tax plat form piled up a two to one vote over his nearest contender while G E Cress completely outdistanced all other candidates in the county poll for lieutenant governor Dan Turner leading candidate on the G O P gubernatorial ticket was low man Cerro Gordo county even falling below Wallace M Short C A Benson was given a lead over King Palmer for the republi Ttrni to Page 8 Column 1 Jfe Wea FORECAST lOWAiPartly cloudy thun dershowers Tuesday afternoon or night in east and central portions Tuesday night Wed nesday unsettled somewhat cooler in cast and south por tions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler in south portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Minimum in Night At 8AM Rainfall 92 BO 80 35 Mason Citys June rainfall was Increased to almost an even inch by a brisk half hour shower late Mon day afternoon Sixtyfour hun dredths of an inch had fallen Sun day and Monday morning Incal culable good has resulted to grains pastures and lawns The mercury mounted to 92 degrees Tuesday afternoon NOMINATED H M KNUDSON Republican Nominee for State Representative EARL DEAN Democratic ReElection as State Representative FILIBUSTER TALK HEARD IN SENATE Cross of Gold Oratory in Prospect in Debate of WASHINGTON June 5 CSV Talk of a filibuster was in the air today as the senate tackled the bill to place silver back of onefourth of the nations money Old fashioned cross of gold oratory was in prospect Some of silvers friends drove for passage of amendments to make the white metal a primary money Congress will stay in session at least 10 days longer That became plain yesterday when the president askedleaders to see that the Wag ner labor disputes housing tariff and silver bills be passedat this session Congress expected to send the reciprocal tariff bill to the presi dent today or tomorrow It passed the senate yesterday 57 to 33 U S Files Damage Qaim Against Liner That Sank Lightship NEW YORK June 5 United States today filed a libel claiming damages against the White Star liner Olympic be cause of the loss of Nantucket Shoals lightship rammed and sunk by the liner May 15 The action charged that the col lision was due solely to the fault and negligence of the steamship Olympic and those in charge of her Demand is made that the Olym pic be condemned and sold to pay the damages sought Claim German Envoy Backed Propoganda WASHINGTON June 5 Evidence to the effect that Dr Hans Luther German ambassador was the financial backer of a Ger man propaganda pamphlet was giv en today to the special house com mittee investigating propaganda activities in the United States ONEOFTRIOWHO KILLED OFFICER KIDNAPS YOUTH Bandits Who Terrorized Southern Indiana Hunted UNDERWOOD Ind June 5 One of the three youthful bandits wno terrorized southern Indiana last night kidnaped Ralph Shields 18 and forced the lad to drive him away in Shields automobile today heading toward Salem Deputies soon gave pursuit The bandit sought by a posse of 200 deputies and citizens for the slaying of a deputy sheriff and the wounding of a policeman slugged Gilbert Shields uncle of Ralph when the elder man tried to inter fere Meanwhile bloodhounds and possemen combed the knobby hill country west of Underwood in search for the other two bandits Asks for Matches The man who seized young Shields came out ofthe barn on the Shields place shortly after 7 oclock The first thing I want is a couple of matches he said to Gilbert Shields Shields gave him the matches and then the youth asked for breakfast and was told he might get some at the home of Mrs Ada Shields right across the road After getting breakfast there the youth told young Shields his car had been wrecked down the road and asked that he be taken there Young Shields replied he was out of gasoline Mrs Shields became sus picious and started across the fitd to swnmon aWEFJJ J notify the sheriff soff ice Steps to Car The bandit then stepped out to Ralph Shields car pointed a pistol at his head and told him to drive off The elder Shields rushed up but was struck on the hands with the pistol and told to get back or be killed and the car dashed away Of ficers said it was possible the ban dit might try to pick up his two companions as he fled Deputy Sheriff Harold Amick 33 of Scottsburg died of his wounds in a hospital at New Albany Ind af ter being shot by the fugitives A short time earlier John Pfanffen berger 35 Seymour policeman was shot down with four bullets in his body when he tried to block a high way intersection in Seymour His condition was critical Begin Their Flight The desperadoes began their flight about 9 p m last night at a filling station near Seymour where obtained gasoline and drove away without paying for the fuel Seymour police were notified and Pfaffenberger used his automobile as a barricade Then swerved past the officers machine and poured a volley of shots at him He fell but emptied his pistol at the fugitives Twenty mites away Sheriff Amick and his deputy and half brother Harold Amick were hunt ing chicken thieveswhen they were told of Pfaffenbergers wounding They sighted an automobile they were surecontained the fugitives and started in pursuit Both ma chines roared down the highway for five miles and at Underwood the pursuers forced the fleeing men from the road The latters machine was wrecked Benson Has 51 Margin on Unchecked Returns From All Precincts in District Each Aspirant Claims Plurality in Six of 12 Counties One of the closest fights in the history of fourth district closer even than the primary con test two years ago in which the late Gilbert N Haugen won the re publican the battle between Charles A Benson of Elka der and King R Palmer of West Union for the republican nomina tion for representative iin congress Unofficial returns from every pre cinct in the 12 county in Benson a lead of 52 votes The count was as follows Benson 15939 Palmer 15887 Although there was no statement from either camp as to what coarse would be pursued it was apparent that the final outcome of the con test would rest with the official canvass and recheck of the ballots Somewhere Between 50 and GO On the basis of unofficial returns Benson had a lead of between 50 and 60 votes The Benson headquar ters in Elkader had it figured as 58 and the Palmer headquarters in West Union reported it as 56 The possibility of a change of this figure on the basis of corrected returns was conceded in both places Both counties claimed a plurality in six of the dozen counties with each being accorded a generous margin in his own county The table as it has been assem bled through Associated Press re turns supplemented by calls to county auditors and to the two candidates headquarters is as fol lowsi HETTJRNS IN CLOSE RACE KING R PALMER s UNOFFICIAL Pete Comity Hnrd Ccrro Gordo 30 Worth 13 Buchanan Allamakee Chlckasaw Clayton Delaware Fayette 28 Floyd 16 Howard 19 31ltchell 20 IVInneihlilf 27 TOTALS Palmer Bcnnon 100 595 loot 1336 1762 641 917 2805 1251 831 883 1566 1050 1027 Ml 1151 1971 3442 1202 1027 1093 1788 C A BENSON 259 15887 15939 CONVICTS CIVE UP THEIR FIGHT 3 Long Termers Barricaded in Tennessee Prison Surrender NASHVILLE Tenn June 5 UP long term prisoners sur rendered to prison authorities today after two of them had disarmed a guard and with the third convict barricaded themselves in the east whig of the state penitentiary They defied efforts to take them for more than seven hours Prison attaches said the men were Carl Pentecost Lonnie Taylor and J Raines Taylor participated in a prison break here last year and was given a long term sentence in connection with the slaying of a prison trusty Willford Far Ahead In the third district A C Will fcrd of Waterloo the incumbent was stepping far ahead in the race for the democratic nomination A total of 170 precincts out of 249 gave Willford 6775 while Horace Van Metre of Waterloo his nearest competitor had 3947 and Ernest J Seemann of Readlyn 1117 Also in the third district John W Gwynne of Waterloo displayed remarkable power in seeking the republican nomination in a field of five candidates With 221 precincts out of 249 heard from Gwynne had piled up the impressive total of 10438 Other totals were John E Johnson 2878 Leo L Mak 4798 Prank J McGreevey 2268 and O A Ontjes 4950 Gwynne In Front Wright countys 25 precincts gave a lead to Gwynne with 978 votes providing 623 for Johnson 506 for Mak 412 for McGreevey and 711 for Oniaes The count in Franklin countys 22 precincts Was Johnson 233 Mak 382 McGreevey 107 Gwynne 602 and Ontjes 277 In Butler county of the third dis trict the republican vote for 14 out of 17 precincts was Johnson 118 Mak 337 McGreevey 494 Gwynne 821 and Ontjes 908 The vote in various other dis tricts was First district 151 out of 243 pre cincts gave Childs R 5806 and Hicklin R 8372 Jacobsen Kenominated Second district Representative B M Jacobsen democrat was re nominated with a total vote of 9287 compared to that of 6714 for his opponent in the second district George W Koob of Dubuque Sixth 143 of 215 Crocker D 577 Dyer D 535 Fisher D 561 I Utterback D 3327 Dowell R 13930 Hauge R 8206 Klein R 1857 Seventh 148 of 313 Pearson D 2810 Wearin D 5483 Welch D 1159 152 precincts Henry R 4188 Swanson R 7336 Ut man 1239 Ninth 165 of 310 Brady R 3087 DeWolf R 5609 Hunter R 4782 McBride R 7657 lowan Killed by Truck NEWTON June 5 S Moore 85 Kilduff was killed when hewas struck by a CCC truck driven by Walter W Stewart 20 McGregor Britain Wanted to Pay Share of Debt to America F R Could Not Guarantee Nation Would Not Be Held in Default LONDON June 5 Chamberlain chancellor of the ex chequer told the house of commons today that Great an nounced yesterday she would pay nothing on her forthcoming war debt have paid at least a token June 15 but for the fact that President Roosevelt could not guarantee that Great Brit ain would not be classed as a de faulter Hisstatement was heard by an eager audience which jammed the chamber The treasury bench was crowded with ministers and so were the seats allotted to foreign ambas sadors and distinguished strangers The treasury head said that the British debts note made public last night in Washington had been in tended to be published simultane ously here and in Washington today Owing to a misunderstanding for which the American government was in no way responsible said Chamberlain the terms of our note which was delivered at 8 p m by our time 2 p m EST1 were is sued in Washington a few hours later in the evening 3 STATE OFFICES WILL BE DECIDED BY CONVENTION rred Nelson Tops Race for Secretary of Agriculture DES MOINES June 5 close battles three of which appar ently will go to republican conven ion to determine the nominees fea ured Iowas primary vote for state jffices other than governor as slow ncoming returns reached the three fourths mark today RepuDcan candidates for nomi nation as lieutenant governor aec retary of agriculture and attorney general were the contestants who split the vote so that none obtained he 35 per cent necessary to keep he decision from the convention Kehoe Takes Lead The other close race was in the democratic fold for superintendent of public instruction but Patrick lehoe of Farley was outstepping N W McGee of Shellrock and G S Wooten of Boone by about 3000 votes at the halfway tabulation G E Cress of Mason City step ped into first place in the republican lieutenant governors battle but was far behind the 35 percentage requirement J A Nelson of Decor ah Harry B Thompson of Burt and State Senator George W Pat terson trailed close behind State Senator Fred Nelson of vada topped E T Davis of Iowa City W J Campbell of Jesup and W H Rowlands of Des Moines in the republican fight for the secre tarylof agriculture nomination bx nonef Deemed likely to enoug votestobe Lead TooSmall OleNaglestad of Sioux City like wise held a narrow but insufficien lead over Robert J Shaw of Sigour Harry B Swan of Atlantic and Ross Mowry of Newton in Lh republican attorney general prelim inary tilt Ray Murray democratic secre tary of agriculture outdistance Thomas L Curran of Ottumwa more than two to one to assure him self a place on the November elec tion ticket Mrs Alex Miller democratic sec retary of state also led her onlj competitor Robert L Jones of Des Moines by a substantial majority Woodruff and Martin Fred Woodruff republican rail road commissioner and Thomas Martin of Iowa City held a sub stantial lead over C C Frazer of Council Bluffs and apparently both were assured of nomination Frank Flaherty of Sioux City and George Huffman of Des Monies were leading the democratic rail road commission battle but were closely threatened by Harry Dunlap of Ames Fourth fifth and sixth places were held by Paul Schmidt Turn to PaKe 8 Column 8 Iowa Receives Funds Out of Relief Grants Made to 20 States WASHINGTON June 5 Among relief grants to 20 states and Puerto Rico announced by Harry L Hopkins federal relief ad ministrator were To Iowa 139 including 525794 for transient relief for the reemploy ment service for student aid for rural rehabilitation SROO for relief research 2780 for completion of public works art pro jects and for teacher train ing institutes for workers educa tion RIFT NOTED IN PARTY COUNCIL Hoover Adherents and New Regime Advocates Split on Chairman CHICAGO June 5 rift between adherents of former Pres ident Hoover and advocates of s new party regime developed in th republican national committeeto day as it met to select a new party chairman As the committee went into for mal session its leaders frankly ad mitted this alignment Two candidates stood out for the chairmanship that Everett Sanders of Indiana quit today They were said to be Walter S Hallanan o West Virginia supported by west erners and a block of antiHoov er eastern members and Henry P Fletcher of Pennsylvania forme ambassador to Italy Results of Election Are Delayed by Bugs CHARITON June 5 tion figures for Pleasant township should have been available las night but werent Bugs attracte by lights by which the counter were working kept the work o tabulating the precincts votes de layed until morning TO OPPOSE HERRING DAN W TURNER LEADS TIGHT CONTEST LEADS COLFLESH BY 12000 WITH VOTE MOSTLY IN Former Governor Will Oppose Herring at Fall Election TABLE BY COUNTIES PAGE 8 DES MOINES June 5 mer Gov Dan W Turner won the republican nomination for governor in Iowas primary election nearly complete unofficial returns showed today With only about 150 small scat tered precincts outstanding re turns from which would not ma terially affect the standing the count was Robert W Colflesh 107105 Clarence A Knutson 56 228 Wallace M Short 38226 ana Turner 119004 Turners count represented 369 per cent of the total vote cast for the nomination Gains in Rural Area Colflesh had 33G per cent of the total Knutson 174 and Short 119 Returns from the rural precincts continued to boost Turners total raising it gradually during the day after a nipandtuck contest earlier n the counting Gov Clyde L Herrings total for he democratic nomination with 2093 precincts reported was 93 093 George Finch of Sioux City had 16980 and Charles Z Zylstra of Hawarden 13666 Early Lead Threatened Turners early lead in the repub lican gubernatorial contest was threatened for a time when later returns rolled in today from Col flesh territory but he later managed to regain ground and take a firmer grip on the nomination The nlpasdtuck G E CRESS FR OUTLINES DROUGHT RELIEF Congress Leaders Agree to Rush Program Through This Session WASHINGTONJune 5 President Roosevelt outlined a emergencydrought re lief program today to congressional leaders and it was agreed to rush it through before the approacning end of this session The congressional leaders were in agreement thatlittletimewould be required to put through the urgent appropriation The president outlined the situ ation to more than 50 members of the senate and house from the drought states who gathered about lis desk in the executive office There was brief discussion Study Progress Kapld Studies of conditions have pro gressed very rapidly through the department of agriculture and emergency relief organizations and will be continued said Senator Robinson of Arkansas democratic leader as he emerged Before the end of the session a message recommending appropri ations of approximatly o be used byexisting machinery in providing relief for stock and hu man beings will be sent to congress by the president Separate Bill Likely It is thought likely a separate bill will be the best means of ob taining the legislation but it may be attached tothe pending deficien cy appropriation bill The legislation will not require much time in either house and probably will be acted upon just be fore the end of the session so that intervennig time may be used in obtaining further information and in formulating plans Conditions are constantly changing and no delay will result defeated in the last election one term in office campaigned t6t the nomination on a tax reduction program and his second in office 1ziX Revision Issue Colflesh who is only 34 years old resigned as United States district attorney to enter the contest He made the tax revision question an issue in his campaign The returns on the republican gubernatorial race were from pre cincts in every county in the state and it was regarded as unlikely that the standings would be changed materially by further reports Colflesh received a heavy vote In the urban areas polling a large city vote while Turner gained his greatest strength in the rural coun Turn to Page 2 Column 1 Two Heavy Rams and Strong Wind Unroof House Damage Barn CRESCO June heavy rains here Monday afternoon and another in the evening accompan ied by a strong wind blew down a large barn on the Frank Ahern farm 3 miles east of Cresco The damage was partly covered by in surance A house on the Henry B Hanson farm near Cresco was un roofed and interior damaged by rain The Hanson farm also was in sured Murphy Reported to Be Planning Move to Get Chinch Bug Fund WASHINGTON June 5 Senator Murphy D Iowa was re ported to have under consideration plans for offering soon an amend ment to the deficiency appropria tions bill which would provide 000000 for chinch bug control The bill passed the house yesjhrday Word was received here from Dr C J Drake Iowa state entomologist that funds would have to be made available soon if federal aid against the chinch bug was to be effective BEAUTY HINTS The saying that beauty is but skin deep is but a skindeep saying according to Ruskin and every beauty specialist and every woman knows it is true Beauty is deeply rooted in the general health and all beauty has its beginning in a healthy body and its accompanying condition a happy mind Our Washington Information Bureau of fers a 32 page booklet on Beauty Hints that covers this subject thoroughly Send 6 cents in corn to cover cost and handling Use the coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for a copy of the booklet Beauty Hints Name Street City State Mail to Washington D CI
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