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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowa8 DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home 7Zi 5 MEM S ART C K T 0 F 10 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPI ASSOCIATED PBES8 LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 23 1934 CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 221 Oil Control Bill Buried Fear of Filibuster Caused Refusal to Pass Act By HERBERT PLTJMMER ASHINGTON June 23 IB Theres more back of why the seventy third congress refused to enact the ad ministrationsup ported oil pro duction control bill than appear ed on the surface During the lat ter part of May President Roose velt made the di rect request that the measures sponsored in the senate by Thom as of Oklahoma and in the house by Disney of the same state be passed Mr Roosevelt was frankly fear ful of a collapse of the whole in dustry unless the present laws were strengthened Secretary Ickes administrator for the petroleum in dustry was even more alarmed than the president Despite these entreaties how ever after a short lived flurry of ac tivity the congress adjourned with the proposed legislation buried far down on the calendar The truth of the matter is that word was passed around privately that any attempt to force passage of the measure at the session just concluded would precipitate a fili buster in the senate of tremendous proportions Keady to Filibuster It was estimated that at least 15 members of the senate were pre pared to stage a talkfest in opposi tion to the bill House leaders hearing this decid ed they might as well put on the brakes on that side of the capitol It would have been futile they agreed to go ahead and pass the bill only to have it talked to death At fti lime pressure was applied In behalf 7bf tie ineasiire thehoute committee on interstate and foreign commerce which considered the bill was up to its neck in work The stock market control act and the farreaching communications of the most technical pieces of legislation enacted in the session were still in the formative stage This committee headed by Raybum of Texas had the reputa tion of being perhaps the most thor ough in the house Getting Together Hard It simply refused to report out a bill until it had been explored ex haustively The result was that it enjoyed the best legislative record in the house Both the stock market and communications measures went sailing through the house without amendments and with maximum speed Inability of representatives of the oil industry to get together on what they wanted also had its effect What hearings were held made it apparent that everybody was all but ready to fly at each others throats Even the oil administration seemed a bit hazy as to what was actually needed So the whole affair was quietly sidetracked It will be only six months until congress meets again the congressional bosses decided Perhaps by that time there can be a meeting1 of minds FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and cooler scattered showers in south central and extreme eastern portions Saturday night Sunday probably fair and cooler MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday cooler LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 93 Minimum in Night 65 At 8 A M Saturday 87 A temperature rivaling the heat of May and the forepart of June presaged in Saturdays 8 oclock reading of 87 in Mason City Before noon Saturday the mer cury had mounted to 94 degrees WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 23 er outlook for the period June 26 to 30 FC the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central Great Plains Generally fair with moderate tem perature beginning of week follow ed by rising temperature and show ers near middle and end of week STATE OFFICERS DESERT LANGER Thousands Slain in Paraguayan Drive 7 DAY BATTLE IN CHACOBOREALIS WORST OF WAR Whole Division Trapped and Slaughtered by Bolivian Guns BUENOS AIRES June 23 Thousands of Paraguayan soldiers were reported today as trapped and slaughtered by Bolivian artillery fire climaxing a seven day Para guayan drive against the Bolivian stronghold in the Chaco Boreal Port Ballivian Communiques issued by both Paraguay and Bolivia indicated that the battle raging today was the most terrible and deadly in the past two years of the jungle war As depicted by official and semi official dispatches the tactics of the past week have been as fol lows In Headlong Thrust The Paraguayans made a head long thrust with massed infantry and cavalry in an effort to pierce the Bolivian defending line in the Pilconiayo sector This drive followed several days of skirmishes and preliminary ma neuvers apparently designed to at tract Bolivian attention to the Canada strongest and Canada El Carman sectors at the north ern end of the Bolivian line The Bolivians however were not drawn out on the wing but in stead consolidated their positions at CondaadinthePileomayp sector A Paraguayan divisloricdnlmand ed by Colonel Brizuela drove at Condado They smashed through indenting the Bolivian defenses Then they were lost Bolivian artillery light and heavy guns and mortars of both large and small caliber were ready and in position around the spot of indentation Artillery Barrage They cut loose with the fiercest artillery barrage which the war in the Chaco yet has seen The Paraguayans were massed on the spot It was slaughter The barrage ceased Bolivian troops poured in across the wrecked terrain mopping up the survivors at that barrage The Paraguayans however are reported still doggedly hanging on to their line WOMAN TELLS OF BEING ABDUCTED Claims She Was Kept Under Influence of Drugs for Two Days DECATUR 111 June 23 story that she was abducted at Kansas City kept unconscious for two days with drugs and tossed from a truck here was told today by Miss Laura Ellis 49 beauty shop operator Three men she said from her hos pital bed where she was taken last night semiconscious and suffering from shock seized her as she left a labor meeting in Kansas City Wed nesday night and she remembered nothing until released CCC Workers Will Help Farmers Wage War on Chinch Bugs DES MOINES June companies of CCC workers now sta tioned at Oskaloosa and Solon will be released from erosion control work temporarily to aid fanners to combat the chinch bug menace in Keokuk county Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel and Prof G B MarDonald state CCC director asked Washington officials to release the CCC workers and re ceived confirmation of the release last night About 140 men from the two camps will help to construct and maintain chinch bug barriers during the emergency Prices Jump Since Ruling Out of Ford Plan to Probe Order Barring Sales to Government WASHINGTON Jun 23 CSVA house investigating committee has been informed thai prices quoted to the government on automobiles have jumped since Henry Ford was ex cluded from bidding Impelled by this disclosure the committee plans to inquire into the circumstances back of President Roosevelts executive order prevent ing Ford from selling to the govern ment until he certiiies compliance with the NRA Representative Kvale disclosed that when the house inves tigation of war department pur chases resumes Monday he will turn its attention to the Ford case He said he had evidence showing ttie prices quoted to the government jumped immediately after Ford was excluded Need 5000 Certificates For Henry Ford to submit a certificate of compliance Kvale said would mean he would have to secure 5000 certificates of compli ance from those who furnish parts and products for his cars That is obviously impossible 1 want to see if these army officers think President Roosevelt was fully apprised of the situation when he issued the order and if the other companies have sent in such certi ficates Kvale has asked Maj Gen L H Bashquartermaster general to re turntothestand MondayBashde niedyesterday that the department is drawjog specifications to apply to only one make of car Buying Has Stopped Despite Fords refusal to sign the NRA automobile code the govern ment until recently had been buying his cars through dealers This has now been stopped by a ruling of Comptroller General McCarl under President Roosevelts order Harry M Woodring assistant sec retary of war also is expected to appear next week He will answer testimony given yesterday that a contract for the sale of surplus army goods which a grand jury in vestigated last winter was drafted at his direction Contract For Sale Col Joseph I McMullen chief of the war departments patent section testified the contract for the sale of the goods to Joseph Silverman Jr was drawn at Woodrings di rection under terms outlined in a letter from Silverman Chairman Rogrs DN H said the committee would hold sessions soon in Boston New York and Phil adelphia WILEY POST PLANS TO SEEK ALTITUDE RECORD FOR PLANE CHICAGO June 23 Post only man to make a solo flight around the world will at tempt to nose his plane 60000 feet into the stratosphere for a worlds record Officials of the Century of Progress announced the flight would probably be made on July 1 An unofficial record of 47527 feet is held by Renato Bonato of Rome 889807 In Beer Tax DES MOINES June 23 Iowa collected in beer tax for May beer sales an increase of 53108577 or 53 per cent over April the state treasurers office reported Three Arrested at Cedar Rapids Upon Counterfeit Charge CEDAR RAPIDS June 23 John Piscuine Phillip Schmidt and Mickey McGuire all giving Milwau kee addresses were arrested here last night on the request of Waterloo police who said they wanted the trio in connection with distribution of counterfeit money All three de nied any connection with the case and no evidence was found in their belongings here police said Head Waiter Leaves More Than LONDON June 23 A for tune of considerably more than was left by Gilbert Gabb head waiter for 49 years at the Grand hotel Eastbourne famous summer resort Gabbs tact and un obtrusive readiness to please earned him many influential friends whose tips monetary and sisted him in shrewd investments SON VISITS WITH PRESIDENT Mr and Mrs Elliott Roosevelt and their 6weeksold daughter Kuth Chandler Roosevelt are shown as they arrived at Poughkeepsie N Y for a visit at the Hyde Park home of the President They ar rived by train and were accompanied by a nurse and two secret serv ice men The baby may be seen as she was carried through the door Associated Press Photo PILOT KILLED AS PLANE CRASHES Two Police Officers Tell of Seeing Big Monoplane Fall in Flames GLENDALE Gal June 28 An airplane crashed to flames in the heart of Burbank Los Angeles suburb shortly before dawn today carrying the 26 year old Pilot C L Bucher to his death Two police officers who saw the wreck said the plane was one of the fleet of craft operated by Aerovias Centrales air service flying between Mexico D P and Los Angeles The officers said they saw a flash of flames in the air A moment later the big monoplane dropped into a street Bucher was burned beyond recognition Bucher had left the Grant Cen tral airport here for Saugus in the mountains to the north to pick up several passengers It is custom ary to send passengers to Saugus by bus when atmospheric Conditions are poor and take off with them from there Negro Police Chief Wears Uniform Gun and Badge Too Long BROOKLYN HI June 23 All P H Hemingway Negro wanted was just one more day as chief of police of this Negro settlement Discharged by the city council Hemingway refused to surrender his badge until after the annual school picnic Decked in his uniform and adorned with the chiefs badge and revolver the erstwhile officer took in the picnic only to be arrested by deputy sheriffs He was charged with impersonating an officer ODSGURE GRAVE AWAITS KELLEY Ranchers Killer Pays With His Life in Colorados New Gas Chamber CANON CITY Colo June 23 W obscure grave on Woodpecker Hill at the Colorado penitentiary awaited today the body of William Cody Kellejvwho paid with his life in the prisons new lethal gas cham ber last night for killing a rancher to steal two cheap pistols The execution was successful Warden Roy Best said there were no hitches Kelley was put to death speedily and the apparatus worked even better than it did in experi ments with animals Kelley sentenced for the slaying of Russell Browning wealthy Delta Colo ranchesrecluse protested his innocence to the last VIENNA REPORTS PODERJAYFACES MURDER CHARGE Claims Evidence Found Ready to Let U S Take Suspect VIENNA June 23 Bruno Barber head of the international police organization of Vienna de clared today that sufficient evidence had been discovered to support a charge of murder against Ivan Po derjay in the United States The international police chief said that because of this evidence he pre dicted the prosecuting attorneys functions in Vienna would be limited to offering American police the op portunity to come and get Poder jay held here on suspicion of mur der in connection with the disap pearance of Miss Agnes Tuirerson of New York and Detroit His announcement came close on the heels of a police declaration that they were dropping their investiga tion of Poderjay because of the press of more urgent business Continue Examination The Poderjay probe now is left in the hands of court investigators men who fulfill a combined function of grand jury and and they will continue the examination of the Yugoslav under a rule of se crecy Hans Spring the police counsel who has been directing the investi Galbraith Milligan on Code Authority DES MOINES June 23 Galbraith of Sac City retiring pres ident and F B Milligan of Jefferson were elected lova code althority members at the closing session of the Western Grain and Feed Deal ers association here They will ad minister the country elevator and r3sociation code in Iowa CREW OF CUBAN GUNBOAT REBELS Troops Ordered Out From Santiago to Suppess Uprising HAVANA June 23 120 men of the gunboat Cuba revolted at Antilla today and troops were ordered out from Santiago to sup press the uprising A naval officer said that the re volt of the crew of the Cuba was in protest against the recent ap pointment of Angel Gonzalez as chief of the navy The reports of the revolt spread widely through the Cuban capital Chief Gonzalez himself an nounced Unfortunately the reports of the revolt are true We have sent two airplanes carrying new officers for the Cuba and they now are enroute for Antilla Troops are moving in from Santiago the greatest reluctance that we cut short our efforts to solve this unusually interesting case However we are really up to om necks in urgent business far more important to us than Poderjay Drive Against Bombing He referred to the Austrian gov ernments intensive campaign to halt political bombing Springs regret appeared genuine for he and other seasoned criminol ogists of the renowned Vienna police are very proud of the reputation their department enjoys abroad It has been said that if a little Danube the Vienna police would have the man who cut off that finger behind the bars within 72 hours finger were found floating in the The Tufverson mystery there fore is something which excites their ambition No Case in New York NEW YORK June 23 So far as New York police would disclose today their investigation of the case of Ivan Poderjay held in Vienna on a charge of suspicion of murder in connection with the disappearance of Agnes Tufverson has not pro duced sufficient evidence to go be fore a grand jury for an indictment Police indicated that any addition al evidence that would support a charge of murder against him must have been obtained in Eurone An announcement by Bruno Barber head of the international police in Vienna stated that sufficient evi dence to support a murder charge in the United States had been dis covered CHECK FINGERPRINTS Iowa Will Receive New CCC Recruits WASHINGTON June 23 Iowa will receive 2964 and South Dakota 1334 of the new recruits in the civilian conservation corps which will add 100000 to the force during July as replacements Four Fugitives Arrested FORT DODGE June 23 Four federal prisoners who escaped from the Webster county jail June l have been arrested at Shreveport La Sheriff Robert Waldburger was notified On an admittedly slender lead Detroit police sent to Vienna fingerprints of Eugene LeRoy for comparison with those of Ivan Poderjay held in connection with the dlsappeiir ivnce of Agnes Tufvcrson Le roy has been sought for years for the slaying of Mrs Kath crinc Jackson whose dismem bered body was shipped in ft trunk from Detroit to New York in 1920 Associated Press photo DENIES GUILT IN EXTORTION PLOT Erwin Charged With Writing Letters to May Held Under Bond COUNCIL BLUFFS June 23 before United States Commissioner H C Churchman on a federal extortion charge drawn under the Lindbergh law Lyli Erwin 42 pleaded not guilty to day waived preliminary hearing and was held to the grand jurj under bond Erwin arrested by Iowa state agents and federal operatives when he walked into a trap early yester day insisted he was not the author of three letters demanding 6000 from Earl E May wealthy Shenan doah man under threat of death to May and members of his family He was arrested on a highway near here when he picked up a dummy package planted by officers Similiiirity in Printing A comparison of the letters re ceived by May with printing Erwin did at the direction of officers re vealed great similarity Wernei Hanni chief of the IowaNebraska district of the federal bureau of investigation said today Erwin an itinerant salesman who said he moved to Omaha from Kan sas City a week ago was described by Hanni as a self educated man He told Hanni he had gone only through the fifth grade in schoo but had read widely technical books to fit himself as a vacuum cleaner salesman Innocent Victim To Hanni and reporters Erwin related he was an innocent victim of circumstances He said he hat hitchhiked to Red Oak Thursday evening to meet a woman friend but turned back toward Omaha upon discovering she was not home Near here he saw officers car stop he said and watched a mai leave a package I was just curious to see wha was in it Erwin explained SIX WILL REFUSE RECOGNITION TO N D GOVERNOR Base Action on Chiefs Conviction of Felony in Federal Court BISMARCK N Dak June 23 Six elective state officials to day broke into open revolt against he executive authority of Gov William Langer They announced they will refuse o recognize him as governor until the courts have clarified his status The constitutional officers sever al of them serving with Langer on mportant boards said they believed Langcrs conviction of a felony dis qualifies him from holding the of fice of governor Convicted of Crime They said that in the publics in terest they cannot participate in any of Langers official acts be cause we cannot conscientiously subscribe to the executive acts of a man who stands convicted in fed eral court of a crime that consti tutes a felony Governor Langer and four others were convicted in federal court here last Sunday of conspiracy to ob struct federal relief legislation by soliciting political funds from workers paid with federal relief funds Enters Court Again The announcement of the revolt comes as Lieut Gov Ole H Olson prepared to enter the state supreme court again to seek Langers ouster on the ground he is not qualified to hold office Olson while not sign ing a statement issued by the six officials said he was in atmp Plan Crossing Surveys AMES June 23 01 railroad crossings on Iowa highways and types of traffic are to be made by the state planning board Prof P H Elwood director announced Cordell Hull Plans to Make Goodwill Visits With Olson seven constitutional officers out of the 11 elected on a party ballot are in a position of refusing to recognize any official acts performed by Langer The officials who did not sign the statement are Attorney Gener al P O Sathre Railroad Commis sioner Ben Larkin and State Audi tor Berta Baker Langer is the eleventh Opposed to Langer Arthur E Thompson superin tendent of public instruction elect ed on a noparty ballot did not sign the statement but is aligned with the antiLanger faction The six officials who joined in the revolt are John Husby com missioner of agriculture and labor Robert Byrne secretary of state Alfred Dale state treasurer S A Olsness state insurance commis sioner and Ray Harding and C W McDonnell majority members of the state railroad commission Observer Killed and Pilot Badly Hurt by German Plane Crash BIELEFELD Germany June 23 observer was killed and a pilot severely injured in the sec ond airplane crash of the around Germany flight in which 107 planes started out June 21 Todays crash was at Nelle near here The previ ous crash on the first day of the flight waayiear Hohenschoenau A New Map of U S Just off the press printed from the very latest plates in five colors on strong heavy paper 21x2S inches in size this map is an ex ceptionally vauable publication It shows not only continental United States but all the Detached Terri Hawaii Puerto Rico and the on the reverse side will be found important graphical and up to date statistical data interesting and historical facts of each state pictures of the Capitol and other government buildings and a map of the heart of the city of Washington Enclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost of handling Use coupon President Roosevelt Arrives at Hyde Park HYDE PARK 1C Y June 23 T Roosevelt arrived at his home here today at 2 p m eastern standard time after a motor ride uoni New London Conn WASHINGTON June 23 Secretary of State Cordell Hull plans to visit every LatinAmeri can republic to prove that the United States is a good neighbor This projected scries of trips be came known today As the oppor tunity presents itself Hull will slip away for periodic goodwill tours during his term in office In friendly discussions on the ground he will thresh out misun derstandings or problems and preach the administrations good neighbor policy to dissipate what ever suspicion of the United States remains The secretary is generally be lieved to have achieved much suc cess in selling the goodwill poli cies in his trip last year to the Pan American conference at Montevideo Uruguay There he struck up close friendship with Latin American Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Hnskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents In coin carefully wrapped for the new Map of the United States Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C i   

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