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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                S32KK eiiv HIS UCU Aftf DEPT OF ft uiiMT i i JVortfc Iowas DAILY PAPER fhe Home THE NBWSPAPEB THAT MAKES ALL NORTB IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION you XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 14 1934 THJS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 264 Ambition of Clark Fails Defeat of Milligan in Missouri Has Significance By HERBERT PLUJVDIEB ASHINGTON Aug 14 The defeat of Repre sentative Jacob L Tuck Milli gan in his bid for the democratic senatorial nom ination in Mis souri had a two fold significance for Washington politicians First Mil ligans defeat re moves from the house in the next congress a pow erful cog in the democratic lead n second the ambition of Sen ator Bennett Clark son of the fa mous former speaker of the Champ to capture control of Missouri democracy which his father once enjoyed failed of reai Vuck Milligan was a member of a silent but highly effective group of democrats in the house Since the democrats came into con trol in the seventysecond congress those who wanted to know what really was going on in the house would seek out members of tma group Work in Seclusion Besides Milligan it included such men as Rayburn of Texas chairman of the interstate and foreign com merce committee McDuffie of Ala bama unsuccessful contestant for the speakership in the last congress and Jack Garner himself before he leftto preside over the senate Their work was done off the floor Almost any afternoon at the close of a session they would clouter themselves in some secluded office either in the capitol or the house office building and talk things over Sometimes democrats who showed tendencies to get oft the reservation were invited to join In these discus 6onser1 T prac a these recalcitrants usually satisfactory results They seldom made speeches on the floor Most of the time they were absent except when actually handlinga piece of legislation on the floor or on important roll calls During a session however they always could be found in the cloak room or in adjoining corridors Machine Wins Out MiUigans bid for promotion to the senate in the Missouri dem ocratic primary was backed by Sen ator Bennett Clark elected for the first time in 1932 Clark defeated the Kansas City organizations candidate in the 1932 primary and went on to win in the general elections by a majority of 441872 votes It was the Kansas City organiza tions candidate the Tom Pender gast outfit which emerged victori ous in the primary this year how ever Milligan was third trailing his colleague Jack Cochran of St Louis New Play by lowan Is Produced in East NEW YORK Aug 14 The Saints Husband a new play by Prof B Iden Payne member of the faculty of the University of Iowa was presented at the Red Barn theater in suburban The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy show ers in east and central portions Tuesday night and possibly in extreme east portion Wednes day morning Warmer In east portion Tuesday night cooler in extreme west portion Wednes day MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy showers in east portion Tuesday night Wednesday probably fair cooler in southwest por tion IN MASON CITY GlobsGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 82 Minimum in Night 57 At 8 A M Tuesday 61 Rainfall 03 From the standpoint of personal comfort Monday was as fine a day as the summer thus far has pro pleasantly warm and Bight comfortably cool Clouds took possession of the sky in the wee hours Tuesday morning and by 8 oclock had deposited a little more than a trace in the GlobeGazettes rain measure on River Heights A shower Tuesday forenoon added 12 of an inch to the August moisture total 2 HUEY LONG AIDES SENTENCED Iowa Liquor Stores Will Pay Their Own Way NOT TO USE HALF MILLION PUT UP BY LEGISLATURE Turn Back to State Show Balance of Cash DES MOINES Aug 14 Iowa liquor control commission an nounced today that excellent finan cial condition of its stores hence forth will permit payment of over head and obligations from income without resorting to the legislative appropriation In a financial statement to and including Aug announced 13 the commission A cash balance of after deducting funds for all bills pay able except merchandise That it had returned to the state the of the legislative ap propriative expended in setting up the store system Total cash receipts of Wholesale Price Up Expenditures of ex clusive of the returned to the state Bills payable not in cluding merchandise Bills payable of for li quor purchased on 90 day credit and most of which could be con verted into cash at a profit to the state because of wholesale liquor price increases since the commis sion made its purchases commission started opera ttoa March 8 witha ap propriation of the flnari cial statement read From that date until June 15 when the first store was opened was ex pended from the appropriation leaving a balance untouched in the possession of the state comptroller of Pay Back The total cash receipts announc ed today including Aug 13 total ed After deducting the advanced by the state for preliminary organization work the books of the state comptroller re veal a credit balance fo Of this credit balance the commis sion has expended The books of the liquor commis sion as of Aug 13 reveal a cash balance in the hands of the comp troller of After deduct ing the appropriation the commis sion has in its possession but the bills payable excepting merchandise total 53495793 which leaves a credit balance after all bills are paid except merchandise Of 71871 Not Cash Profit These figures are released so thai the public would not be mis led into believing that the profit as revealed by the state comptrollers books of was a cash profit to the state These figures show the commis sion to be in a good financial con dition with all fixed overhead ob ligations provided for From now on the commission will endeavor to strengthen its fi nancial condition by paying all ob ligations possibla without drawing on its legislative appropriation WOMAN KILLED CAHILL INJURED Cedar Rapids Attorney and ExChief of Iowa Legion Seriously Hurt BULLETIN CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 14 P Cahill died in a local hospital this afternoon of injuries suffered this forenoon in an automobile crash near here CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 14 Mrs Garland L Risdon of Inde pendence was killed and Maurice P Cahill Cedar Rapids attorney was seriously injured shortly before noon today when Mrs Risdons car in which they were driving to Wa terloo skidded on wet paving and crashed into a concrete bridge 15 miles west of here on Highway 30 Mr Cahill attorney for Mrs Ris don was accompanying her on an appointment to see Judge Lovejoy at Waterloo He was driving the car and when the machine started to skid it is reported Mrs Risdon grabbed the steering wheel Hood Noted Architect Dies at 53 Had Important Part in Development of Skyscraper NEW YORK Aug 14 mond Hood internationally known architect died early today at his home Southfield Point Stamford Conn friends were advised He was 53 years old Hood played an important part in the development of the skyscraper He was a pioneer in adding ornate ness to its utility In association with John Mead Howells he designed and erected the Chicago Tribune tower He was the architect for the American Radi ator building in New York Hood was born in Pawtucket R I March 29 1881 and studied at Brown university Later he attend ed the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris France Member of Jury He began the practice of archi tecture in New York City in 1903 In 1929 he was a member of the international jury to select a design for a memorial to Columbus on the island of Santo Domingo He was a trustee of the Beaux Arts Institute of Design New York a member of the American Institute of Architects and past president of the Architectural League of New York In recognition of his outstanding work Hood was decorated with the Chevalier order of the crown of Bel gium At Hoods New York offices it was due to arthritis He had oeen ill for about a year Widow and 8 Children The widow and three children Raymond Trientje and Richard sur ve Hood was known as a most a his technique He departed from the ancient traditions of architecture and was identified with many innovations of design His was one of three firms which designed and erected Rockefeller center in New York The New York Daily News building is another mon ument to his work He was associ ated with Howells in its erection Bitter Contests Come to Close in Four Primaries Sharpest Battles in Ohio and Nebraska Idaho Ar kansas Vote By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Primary elections were held in four states today ending cam paigns marked with bitter words and the threat or senatorial inves tigations The sharpest contests lay in Ohio and Nebraska with less spec tacular primaries in Idaho and Ar kansas The Ohio primary had a three cornered scrap for the democratic senatorial nomination as its focal point Gov George White former Gov Vic Donahey and Representa tive Charles West all sought the nomination in a fight embracing all factions of the party United States Senator Robert J Bulkley support ing West charged Governor White with buying support with highway jobs and threatened a senatorial in vestigation if White were nominat ed Opposes 4 Candidates The republican senatorial race found Senator Simeon D Fess G O P stalwart opposed by four candidates For governor the re publicans had seven candidates in the ring and the democrats four In Nebraska a fight between Gov Charles W Bryan and Arthur F Mullen former national commit teeman for control of the demo cratic party was the high spot Bryan seeking the senatorial nom ination was opposed by Represen tative E R Burke supported by Mullen Bryan supporters have charged Mullen with pouring money into the state to nominate Burke and two republican candidates have predicted Senator George W Norris would ask an investigation of cam paign funds 9 Out for Governor Nine candidates sought the dem ocratic gubernatorial nomination Turn to page 3 column 3 NORTH IOWAS I FREE FAIR PROGRAM Five full days of entertainment will be presented at the North Iowa free gate fair for residents of this section of the state The advance guard of the rodeo has already arrived and erection of concessions has been started and will soon be com pletely under way the latter part of this week Throughout the fair the midway will be filled with attrac tions by the Parkway shows Cerro Gordo county will have a show all of its own Saturday and will select a livestock judging team to compete at the fair The program for the fair follows Saturday Aug 18 1 30 p of Cerro Gordo county baby beeves and dairy heifers Carl Oldson placing the baby beeves and Ernie Wright placing the dairy calves Monday Aug 20 a m Intercounty livestock judging P S Shearer in charge a Judging home project booths Judging pantry stores by Mrs W E Bauck Judging textiles by Mrs Ar chie Peterson Judging school exhibits by Mrs L J Titus and Mrs Aline Engebretson 1 30 p m Judging 4H dairy calves by Floyd Arnold Judg ing beef heifers by A B Caine Judging 4H club pigs by P S Shearer Judging 4H club booths Continuing school exhibits Continuing pantry stores and textiles 1 30 p Concert by Mason City municipal band 2 00 p Championship dirt track auto races sponsored by the International Motor Contest association 7 30 p m Concert by municipal band in grandstand 8 00 p m Gala opening of Candy Hammers rodeo Tuesday Aug 21 a m Judging baby beeves by A B Caine and P S Shearer a Judging Holsteins by Floyd Arnold Grains by M A Houser and vegetables by Prof C B Holsinger Con tinuing judging textiles and pantry stores Girls 4H club l exhibits Judging Globe CANADIAN HELD BY KIDNAP GANG FOR BIG RANSOM Demanded for Return of Brewing Firm Head LONDON Ont Aug 14 John S Labatt president of the La batt Brewing company was kid naped today while traveling by mo tor between London and Sarnia While members of the family ap arently as the result of a wani ng would not discuss the details of the kidnaping it was reported hat a note was found inside La batts abandoned automobile de manding ransom The automobile was left by the cidnapers in front of St Josephs hospital The note was said to have threatened death if police and the lublic were informed of the kid naping The family was enroute to Sarnia where it was indicated that the brewer was being held Labatt was known to have left the resistance of Harry F Holland 10 miles north of here this morning and the finding of his car together with other circumstances was said ay police to leave no doubt but that he had been kidnaped Gazette bootpeUiesT a Poultry judging W H Lapp p m Judging horses and starting Herefords A B Caine Completing Holsteins and starting Guernseys Floyd Arnold Judging hogsP S Shearer to be judged in order of listing in catalog Judging oven pro ducts pantry stores Judging textiles continued Finish ing grains and vegetables and starting fruits and flowers p m Intercounty 4H girls demonstrations and style show finishing poultry 1 30 p Musical presentations by municipal band 2 00 p m Varied exhibition by Candy Hammers rodeo 7 30 Concert by municipal band 8 00 p Cowboys and cowgirls in thrilling rodeo m charge of Candy Hammer Wednesday Aug 22 8 30 a Judging agricultural booths by M A Houser and Prof C B Holsinger Completing Herefords and starting Shorthorns A B Caine Completing dairy cattle Floyd Arnold Completing hog judging P S Shearer Complet ing school exhibits p Completing beef cattle A B Caine Judging sheep P S Shearer Selecting champion club boy 1 30 p Musical program by municipal band p Continuation of daring performance by Candy Hammers rodeo 730 p m Municipal band concert p Grand presentation by Candy Hammer s rodeo Thursday Aug 23 1 30 p Parade of livestock in charge of Earl Dean Har lan Girton and Edward ODonnell 2 00 p Candy Hammers rodeo interspersed by numbers by municipal band 7 30 p m Concert by municipal band p m Grand finale of Candy Hammers rodeo Friday Aug 24 9 00 a Baby beef sale at which time all calves will be sold Sale in charge of Supt Earl Dean of 4H livestock depart ment Auctioneers Murphy Dorsey Bayless and Ames will do the selling Buyers from Iowa and Minnesota pack ing plants will be here to place the high figure on them besides several local men interested in seeing that the boys and girls get all the calves are worth The sale will be in charge of Supt Earl Dean assisted by Harlan Girton 1 30 p ml Musical presentation by municipal band 2 00 p Opening of grand roundup by WLS entertainers of Chicago 7 30 p Concert by municipal band 8 00 p m Roundup and gay barn dance by WLS entertainers from Chicago Council at Waterloo Refuses to Change Ordinance on Beer WATERLOO Aug 14 city council last night unanimously declined to revise or revoke the beer ordinance which provides for mid night closing of beer parlors A C Sweetman president of the Water loo Beer Dealers association and former councilman urging revision said the law is costing Waterloo tavern proprietors 58000 to a month He also advocated revision to avoid difficulty such as that in Sioux City in enforcement of beer laws Tells of Kidnap Ride Through Iowa and Three Other States CLARINDA Aug 14 Parr 30 Washington 111 garage man told police here that he was kidnaped a week ago by two hitch hikers and since that time he hat driven them at the point of a pistol 3000 miles in Iowa Illinois Mich igan and Indiana He said he had escaped three miles west of here last night after he had been sho in the arm for refusing to join his captors in a filling station holdup His wound was not serious Recommend Freeing iContracts in 43 Iowa Counties DES MOINES Aug 14 Cornhog contracts in 43 Iowa counties have been recommended for release of benefit payments with announcement today of the re lease of Marshall county AAA Checker John B Wilson Jr late yesterday recommended the re lease of Palo Alto Wayne and De catur counties The checkers today were working in Crawford Pottawattamie Ring jold Cherokee Iowa and Benton counties said Leslie M Carl chair man of the board of review Twelve men are checking the con tracts and AAA officials hope to complete the survey by the end of next week Admits Driving Car That Killed lowan INDIANOLA Aug 14 Harry Adams Negro Hannibal Mo was held by Sheriff Frank Houghtaling who said Adams had made a statement that his car struck and killed Earl Roush Ack worth Iowa farmhand eight miles east of here Sunday CRIPPLE CLIMBS PEAK Climbing the 14100 loot mountain Pikes peak is a feat for an able bodied man but Raymond Phelps whose legs have been useless lor walking since birth scaled the mountain on his hands and knees The 26 year old farmer had gazed at the lofty peak from his home 40 miles away for years and often had hoped to climb it Associated Press Want to Visit Norways Capital That may not be physical ly possible But following the daily letters of Enoch A Norem the GlobeGazettas city editor will be an excel lent substitute In recent installments Mr Norem has been describ ing the scenery and the life of Norway away from Oslo But in todays letter he be gins an account of his ex periences and observations in historic Christiania now Oslo Soon he and Mrs Norem will be enroute to the North Cape touching a port or two of Denmark and lazing their way to lengthening the countless islands which skirt the long western and northern coast of Norway A real experience lies ahead Hundreds of GlobeGa zette readers are following these daily letters which appear under the heading Notes of a ROVING RE PORTER Are YOU among them Turn to Page 22 SUED FOR Action Is Filed in Distric Court by Alexandres Claiming Assault Chief of Police E J Patton was named defendant in a suit filed in district court Tuesday af ternoon by James Alexandres 24 Eighth street southeast Specific charges brought against Patton were that he assaulted Alexandres on the night of Aug 9 with no rea sonable nor probable cause According to the petition Chief Patton accompanied by another po ice officer came to the plaintiffs home and requested him allegedly without a warrant to the police station The petition also claimed nat the defendant struck the plain iff with a policemans stick It was stated in the petition that he assault was made without causfe and that the plaintiff suffered se vere lacerations of the scalp and in juries to his left ear Some of these injuries according to the petition are believed to be permanent Medical attention was not given Alexandres the petition stated but he obtained treatment after the of ficers had left Because of the great bodily in jury and mental pain suffering and humiliation Alexandres demands for actual damages anc exemplary damages as wel as payment or lie costs for this action Chief Patton stated Tuesday that he had no comment to make SOLONS CALLED NTO SESSION TO If EACH MAYOR juard Officers Declared Guilty of Contempt of Court NEW ORLEANS Aug 14 Two officers of Senator Huey P ongs national guard now holding he city registration office in his ight with Mayor T Semmes WalmsJey for political control of he city were found guilty of con tempt of court today for failing to dismiss the militia as ordered by the court Adjt Gen Raymond H Fleming commander of the militiamen al though his troops prevented him rom being served with the orders was found guilty of contempt ieut Numa P Avenclano was also ound guilty of contempt and sen tenced to pay a fine of and serve 10 days in jail but the jail sentence was suspended Judge Nat W Bond of civil clis rict court ordered Civil Sheriff Maurice J Hartson to bring Gen eral Fleming before the court for sentence but instructed himnot to attempt to break Into Jackson bar racks where the guardsmen are headquartered but to use what ever force is necessary whenever he was found in any other part of the city Calls Extra Session BATON ROUGE La Aug 14 UP O K Allen this afternoon called an extraordinary session the Louisiana legislature to meet at 10 oclock tonight The session was called for 12 flays for the consideration of 20 general topics and was scheduled to end on ii Governor Allen made his an nouncement after conferring with Senator Huey P Long Attorney General Gaston L Porterie and Sec retary of State E A Conway The legislature will take action it was reported to impeach Mayor T Semmes WalmsJey of New Or leans with whom Senator Long is contesting political control of tie city TIGERS DEFEAT YANKEES 9 TO 5 Blanked for Five Innings by Gomez Detroit Comes Back to Win NEW YORK Aug 14 Detroit Tigers blanked with one hit for five innings by Lefty Gomez smashed their way through in the late innings to defeat the New York Yankees 9 to 5 in the first game of todays doubleheader played before a capacity crowd of 72000 with an other 25000 turned away from the gates WONDER LAND Flow of Funds to Langer and Blocked by Olson BISMARCK N Dak Aug 14 Gov Ole H Olson to day moved to shut off the flow of money to ousted Gov William Lan ger and the Leader Laager ad ministration weekly newspaper from state employes who pledged 5 per cent of their annual salaries un der the previous regime In an executive order acting Governor Olson directed cessation of the payments It was as a result of exacting 5 per cent pledges for Leader sup port from state and federal em ployes that Langer together with four others was convicted in fed eral court of defrauding the United States government two months ago Less than 50 years ago Brazil was a great empire ruled over by a dyn astic emperor Today the United States of Brazil is the largest Am erican Republic larger in area even than the United States Rio de Janeiro capital of the re public as well as its principal so cial and commercial center lies at the south end of the Bay of Rio one of the most picturesque har bors in the world Though busy and populous it has been called the cleanest city in the world If you would know of this won drous country its mightiest of riv ers the Amazon its trackless jun gles its variety of wild creatures multicolored birds and gorgeous exotic flowers and its vast wealth in rubber and coffee send for the fivecolored map of South America offered by our Washington Infor mation Bureau Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use this coupon Decide on Liquor Ads DES MOINES Aug 14 Iowa liquor control commission wan to today whether newspapers in the state will be allowed to pub lish liquor advertisements The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for SOUTH AM ERICAN MAP Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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