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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 292 Comment on Maine Vote G O P Views With Alarm and Demos With Pride DEMAND JOHNS ESIGNATION By HERBERT FLUM1MER ASH1NGTON Sept 15 UP One cannot help but wonder at the doggedness o f political or ganization lead ership R o e kribbed republican Maine has had a rib fractured Or it may be only sprained At least it will be two years before the party medi cine men can tell whether it wili respond to their healing The Jab fit the September 10 polls might offhand seem discouraging In view of Chairman Fletchers pre diction of republican victory when on election eve he said the new deal has been dealt some body Senator Hastings who steers the partys senatorial congressional campaign committee is one who is not discouraged however Every thing considered he said the re publicans of Maine are to be con Mr IHiblic Mr Fletcher accustomed to the gentilities of diplomacy sounded dazed He felt the people have not yet understood what it all referring to new deal spending While they were viewing with Chairman Farley pointed with Should the results have been greatly turned about most likely their statements would have been in reverse English Their duties take them into the very ring Out in the audience on the reading end of newspapers and the listening end of radio sits Mr Public Opinion However hard the hitting he has little to say until voting time What chuckles or sighs he indulges over the postmortems dan only be imagined Real Fight The HastingsFletcher state ments had a common theme indica tive of whats to be expected as campaigning climaxes in the other 4Y states It was that the voters have yet to wake up to what the ad ministration opposition considers hazards to the constitution and na tional solvency Speech after speech hammered that point in Maine some of them by prominent democrats as well as republicans from other states Farley said his national organi zation was satisfied to leave the decision to the intelligence and loy alty of the coastline folk Henceforth apparently the nation al organizations are to have it out in a waythat may make the preli minaries tame Hastings said aa have a real fight ahead greater efforts must offset greater Democrats marked that down and activity at headquarters here indicate they too are preparing for double quick time in weeks coming Rob Michigan Bank of Loot of CHARLEVOIX Sept 15 the conservator A L Livingston to furnish the combina tion of a safe a lone masked bandit today robbed the Charlevoix State bank here of and escaped after vainly waiting for a time lock on the main vault to spring Ask du Fonts for Campaign Contribution List SENATEPROBERS TO QUIZ OFFICER OF PLANE FIRM Want Further Details of Sales to Foreign Countries WASHINGTON Sept 15 A list of their political campaign contributions since 1919 was drawn up by the powder manufacturing du Fonts today for the senate mu nitions committee The Pierre and their cousin Felix were asked by Chairman Nye to submit a statement of contributions both by themselves and by the 35 members of the board of the E I du Pont de Nemours corporation The investigators are in recess until Monday when they will ques tion F H Love of United Aircrafl and Transport corporation New York and Donald Y Brown of the Pratt and Whitney corporation Hartford From them they expect to learn further details of the activities o American aviation companies in selling to foreign nations battle air craft and engines Oo Over Evidence Committee investigators went over the evidence today preparatory to learning as much as possible companies before formal ly questioning the1 witnesses Testimony that the du Pont cor poration had employed a former in ternational spy as its agent In Ger many was introduced Friday before the committee Lammot du Pont president of the du Pont de Nemours corporation told the committee that reports to his concern indicated Germany was making large amounts of high ex plosives for war use despite treaty bans Du Pont gave the testimony in response to questions by Senator Clark after the confer ence had been told that the du Pont concern had an agreement with a German explosives concern under which they exchanged secret information Forbidden by Treaties Clark asked if the du Pont com pany did not have reports of such manufacture despite that it was forbidden by various post war treaties to make armaments and Our reports indicate that but I dont know of my own knowl Lammot answered If Germany ia manufacturing pursued Clark might it not depend largely on secrets it obtains from your company under that agreement answered Lammot We arent required to furnish any in formation concerning military ex plosives under that HUEYS SMILE OF VICTORY The smile Senator Huey P Long of Louisiana hud on his face when this picture of him and Mrs Long takm at the polls In New Or leans broadened Into a laugh when returns hhowed his machine hud defeated that of his bitter political enemy Mayor T Scmmes Walimley of New Orleans Tlio Longs wont to the polls In a heavy downpour mid an attendant Is shown holding an umbrella over their heads Asso ciated Press Huey Long Seeks to Put Enemy Judge Off Bench Says Hell Find toRule Out Demo REMODEL FARM PROGRAM Nominee NEW ORLEANS Sept 15 Senator Huey P Long swung his activities to Crowley today In an attempt to halt the seating on the state supreme court bench of a jurist who campaigned against him Long said he would find a way to prevent Judge Thomas F Porter from being declared the nominee Judge Porter was unopposed in Tuesdays democratic primary after the death of Longs candidate Jus tice Winston Overton T Arthur Edwards of Lake Charles chairman of the district democratic committee called a meeting at Crowley today to de clare Judge Porter the unopposed party nominee TfteWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday cooler incentral nnd eastern portions Light to locally heavy frosts Saturday night rising temper atures Sunday afternoon MTNiSnESOTA Generally fair cooler In east light to locally heavy frost Saturday night Sunday fnlr in south Increasing cloudiness in north rising tem perature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weafher figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 65 Minimum in Night 45 At 8 A M Saturday 45 Kalnfall 77 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Sept 15 er outlook for the period Sept 17 22 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great Some probability of showers by or before middle of week and probably another period within latter half warmer beginning of week followed by mostly seasonable but possibly cooler toward close SOVIET RUSSIA TO JOIN LEAGUE Accepts Invitation Sent by Wire Voted Permanent Seat in Council GENEVA Sept 15 Russia today officially accepted an invitation to join the league of na tions It had been sent her by tele graph a few hours earlier The league council voted officially to create a permanent seat in the council for Russia Argentina Portugal and Panama abstained from voting on the sub ject The invitation to join the league vas sent following weeks of wrang ling among delegates Chevalier in Hurry to See Kay Francis LE HAVRE France Sept J5 Chevalier film actor was in such a hurry to see Kay Francis today that he left the He de France outside the harbor and rushed by motorboat to the dock where she was waiting Miss Fran cis apparently very glad to see the French autor was waiting at the pier with a chauffeur and an auto mobile She and Chevalier drove off immediately in tho direction of Paris LINDBERGH LOOKS AT WORLD MOM HORSE INSTEAD OF PLANE SEE TROUBLE IF AUSTR1ANROYAL HOUSE RETURNS Apprehension Is Caused in Many Quarters by Reports VIENNA Sept 15 Reports from Brussels that the former Empress Zita intends to establish her home in Austria aroused ap prehension in many quarters to day It was feared by many political observers that if her coming is a prelude to reestablishment of the Hapsburg monarchy Austria Hun gary and the nations of the little entente will be confronted with new problems which will lead to more bloodshed Would Cause War Foreign ministers of the little entente have frequently made the statement that an attempt to re sore the Hapsburg dynasty to Aus tria would throw middle Europe and possibly the entire continent Into war It was stated also that Poland probably would take a decided stand against a Hapsburg restora tion Poland Is among the nations which inherited vast territories froni the old AustroHungarian monarchy Kevlve Feud It was the viewof many that if the Is placed on SL throne the century long differ ences between the Protestant north and the Catholics of south Ger many might be revived Members of the old nobility and most of the men at present ruling Austria favor a return of the Hapsburgs but leaders labor organizations and socialists have expressed strong opposition An attempt to restore the Hapsburg monarchy would drown little Austria in a pool of a socialist said recently WOODWARD Sept 15 ten gallon hat cowboy boots and spurs was the costume laid out today for Col Charles A who has seen much of the world from the cockpit of an airplane has taken a liking to the saddle since he and his wife became the impromptu guests of a rancher when they were forced down 28 miles north of here last Thursday The occasion for the cowboy re galia today was the Woodward an nual rodeo at which Colonel Lind bergh has tentatively promised to ride with the broncho busters The hat and boots were presented to the colonel by a neighbor of the ranch erhost Both Lindy and his wife made a big hit with tne farm folk who quickly clubbed Mra Lindbergh Smiling After fleeing the crowds which streamed Thursday to the Homer Altkens home where the famous flyers were guests Lindbergh chat ted affably with yesterday discussed drought relief and avia tion with a group of school boys nnd helped do the Woman Found Dead With Gas Turned on CITY Sept 15 Mrs Edward Prince 46 was found dead in the kitchen of her home last night She was discovered by her husband who found the gas jets of the kitchen atovc turnnd on She had been In ill health for a number of years Corn Belt Leaders Agree on Substantial Revision of CornHog Plan CHICAGO Sept 15 belt farm leaders have agreed to a substantial revision of the national cornhog program pending redraft ing of the production control sys tem on a more permanent basis to begin in 1936 it became known to day The same spokesmen in the agri cultural industry who aided in plan ning the framework for the vast crop control machinery put into op eration last year now have devised recommendations for remodeling the farm relief structure They would among other things lower the processing tax on hogs allow use of contracted acres for any purpose other than production of grain contract corn acreage on a basis similar to the 1034 program allowing cooperating farmers to re ceive in 1035 twothirds of the dol payments an acre they received in 1934 remove all restrictions on production of hogs The recommendations were writ ten by members of the executive committee of the American Barm Bureau federation Including Presi dent E A ONeal W R Ogg act ing secretarytreasurer Earl C Smith chairman of the national cornhog committee Charles E Hearst president of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation and W H Settle president of the Indiana Farm Bureau federation together with C V Gregory farm publica tion editor Says He Knows Who Killed Headmaster BOSTON Sept 15 The bu reau of operations of the Boston po lice department received a telephone call this afternoon from a man who waid he could tell them who killed Dr Elliott Specr 35 youthful liber al and headmaster of Mount Hcr mon school for boys in his home in Northfleld night The mar who called said he was Sydney Gould of Brookline State Board Meets CEDAR FALLS Sopl 15 The state board of education held its first meeting since July here approving bills for repair work o the summer al state schools anc disposing of other routine business Appraisal Sets Value of Marie Dresslers Estate at LOS ANGELES Sept 15 The estate of the lute Marie Dress ier screen actress Is set at 847 in an appraisal subscribed to by the executor of her will Allen B Walker and filed in superior court Of the total Is In cash and in bonds Miss Dresslcrs Beverly Hills home Is ap praised at with furniture and furnishings at Her jewelry Is listed at and clothing and personal effects at f Statements of Crew Not to Be Taken Judge Denies Request of Attorney in Ship Probe NEW YORK Sept 15 eral Judge Alfred C Coxe today de nied a request of U S Attorney Martin Conboy to compel attorneys of the Ward line to produce state ments they hud obtained from offi cers and crew of the burned liner Morro Castle Tho judge acted by granting a motion of the Ward line to quash subpoena which had been served up on thorn by Sonboyt The motion was mnde on the ground state ments obtained from officers and crew of the liner after the burning of the ship were confidential and privileged and not lawfully subject to Affidavit Submitted A affidavit In support of the mo tion was submitted by Clmtmcey I Clark a member of the law firm of Burlingham Vceder Clark and Hupper who said the attorneys rep resented not only the Ward line but also various underwriters and others interested in the steamship The subpoena he said was served on the firm Thursday Conboy declined to state whether he would take an appeal Fresh disclosures appeared immi nent In the Morro Castle investiga tion Cudfit IB Supocmtcd The federal grandjury which is Investigating the burning of Jhc HavanntoNew York luxury liner a week ago Offthe Jersey coast with the loss of 134 or more lives has subpoenaed William W Tripp an engineer cadet of the ship The Boston Record says In R copyrlghtfcd account that Tripp es caped from the ship with the en gine room log and turned It over later to the Ward line which oper ated the Morro Castle The Record quoted Martin Con boy United States attorney as say Ing he expected federal authorities to demand immediate production of the log book The newspaper said the missing log book shows an amazing confu sion of Orders at the time the fire was raging Tripp a student at Massachusetts Institute of Tech nology was at the ships telegraph board at the time the Ire started New light on the tragedy also Is expected to come from George Alagna second radio operator on the Morro Castle who was held as a material witness and released aft er he assured the authorities of Kis willingness to testify Alagna said he will tnll the facts of what IT adding that he could say nothing which would incriminate or libel BLAMES COMMUNISTS STRIKE LEADERS SCORE NRA HEAD FOR HIS SPEECH Deny Charge Agreement Made Last June Has Been Violated After pence hud boon restored In Khodi Islands extllo utrike nron Gov Tlieodoro Francis Green quid there would ho no occasion for culling on the federal government lor troops He bliuucr u communist up rising for tlio states violence AssociatedPrtjHS MERR1AM KILLED IN GUN ACCIDENT Cedar Rapids Man Brother of California Governor Shotgun Victim CEDAR RAPIDS Sept IS Robert M Merrlam 67 Cedar Rap ids a brother of Gov Frank Mer riam of California was accidentally killed at Ryan last evening by the discharge of a shotgun which he attempted to take from his automo bile Mr Morrlam had resided here for the last 20 yeara but had maintained an office at Ryan where he spent much of his time In thereal estate business and In handling farms which he owned He had returned from a trip with a fnrm tenant and had placed Tils SHOOTS HIMSELF AND TAKES GAS Chinese Student Near Death Because School Work Was Cut Down SIOUX CITY Sept 15 iert Quey 15 Chinese honor stu dent in Central high school here was near death today after shooting rilmself in the chest and locking himself in a gas filled kitchen Police said the youth was despon dent because school authorities would allow him to carry only four subjects while he was helping his father in a laundry here A superior student Qimy had been allowed to carry five subjects in view of his excellent scholastic record but school authorities Insist ed that he drop one subject because of his outside work Brooding over this police Maid the youth locked himself in the kit chen turned on burners of the gas stove and shot himself over the heart Big Fire of Unknown Origin Does Heavy Damage in Berlin BERLIN Sept 15 A big fire of unknown origin raged In downtown Berlin today threatening the soviet trade delegation office housed in the Vlktorla Insurance company building The fire started In the buildings attic destroying the roof but was checked In the early afternoon The soviet delega tions rooms were damaged by smoke and water The Russians declined to com ment upon an Incendiarism theory but it was understood that unless it was proved beyond a doubt that the fire was accidental diplomatic would follow Several weeks ago the name attic caught fire in much the same way and the police Investigation of that blaze WHS not yet terminated when todays broke out car in tho gnrage nt the rear of the then decided to take the gun which belonged to the tenant to the office As It was being re moved from the car it was dis charged the shot striking htm in the abdomen Mr Merrlam was born in Hop klnton July 13 1867 Survivors in addition to the Cal ifornia governor Include his widow two sons Donald of Cedar Raplda and H R Merrlam of Des Mines one daughter Mra D A Pleniken WASHINGTON Sept 15 Tho strike committee of the nation al textile workers today in a state ment demanded the resignation of Hugh S Johnson national recovery administrator The strike leaders assailed John son for his charge last night that the textile walkout violated an agreement made last June Francis J Gorman chairman of the strike committee asserted that Johnson himself had violated the agreement ot June 2 and declared At least I think he has demon strated his utter unfitness to hold public office We demand that he resign Gorman accused Johnson of mak ingfrequent attacks upon organiz ed labor and his address of last night a despicable piece of DI1 Not Tell Truth I dont like to Gorman added that General Johnson lied last night in his attack on the unit ed textile workers but I will say he did not tell the Matthew Woll vice president of the American Federation of Labor who attcpded the New York meet ing at which Johnson spoke last night answered it with a statement that the speech was unwarrant and an attack upon organ ized President Roosevelt leaving for the international yacHt races off Newport indicated that new vio lence in strike areas might bring direct action on his part The situation in Rhode Island where for a time this week It was feared federal troops might be need ed to control rioting was quiet Mills in the state were closed for the usual weekend holiday Make 18 Arrests Police made 13 arrests after bi caking up a Worcester meeting called to protest the shoot Ing of textile workers In Rhode Is land Gorman said We are on strike and wo shall stay on strike until management agrees to meet our just demands The strike cannot be broken by bayonets and National guardsmen pitched camp at Atco to protect workers at the Goodyear Clearwater plant where Gov Eugene Talmadge had been informed there was a grave Troops remained on duty In North and South Carolina and Mississippi The number of workers idle in the south because of the strike ap proximated 172 000 with about nor mally employed Bomb Shakes Town BURLINGTON N Sept IB A dynamite bomb directed at the E M Holt Plaid Mills scene of of Cedar Rapids n brother Harry Morriam of Kansas City and five sisters Mrs Thomas Cooper of Casper Mrs D Gurthri Santa Ana G W Me dlll Mrs B and Miss Anna Merriam all of Long Beach Cal yesterdays rioting shook Barling ton early today Riding In an automobile several persons drove past the plant which Turn to Pane 2 Column 1 Brookhart Advocates Corporation Licenses PHILADELPHIA Sept 15 Smith W Erookhart former U S senator from Irwa advocated fed eral licensing of corporations to divert into the legitimate channels of industry and business bilJIons of dollars of profits now col lected by a small group of men in excessive salaries bonuses and capital stock dividends Relief Payments in N Y End on Failure of Mayors Tax Plan NEW YORK Sept 15 The flow of relief checks to destitute families stopped today with the collapse of Mayor La Guardias plan for a of 1 per cent business tax After the board of aldermen adjourned without passing the tax bill William Hod son commissioner of public wel fare ordered the discontinuance of relief payments which had been made at the rate of daily Mayor La Ouardia approving the order there are no resources available for relitf BOYS MOTHER HELD BY POLICE Detained for Investigation in Sadistic Murder of Youth 13 INDIANAPOLIS Sept 15 The mother of Donald Dillon 13 year old victim of a slayer with sadistic tendencies was detained by police today pending further Investi gation Met by detectives aa she returned yesterday from burying son whose mutilated body was washed out of a sewer last Tuesday Mrs Dimmie Dillon 35 was taken to headquarters Lieut Donald Tooley of the homicide squad said she tola conflicting stories of events of last Sunday night when Donald disap peared What the discrepancies were was not disclosed Also held was Gilbert Jacobs 37 yearold punch operator for whom nhe kept house with Donald and three other children went to room at the Dillon home a short time before she was divorced from Shirley Dillon more than a year ajro A NEW MAP Printed from the very latest plates In five on heavy paper 21x28 inches in size this new map is an exceptionally valuable publication It shows not only continental U S but all of the Detached Ha waii Puerto Rico and the and on the reverse side will be found important geographical and upto date statistical data historical facts of each pic tures of the capitol and other gov ernment buildings and a map of the heart of the city of Washing ton Every American should have a copy of this map it should be in every office and every home En close in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon Mason City GlobcGazetta Information Bureau Frederic J Haskln Director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the new map of the United Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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