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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                DECT OF I 0i A n r R M o i n F i X NORTH IOWAS COD DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 301 Senate Goes Redder Bilbos Tie to Vie With Huey Longs Famous Hair By HERBERT FLTJMMER WASHINGTON Sept 26 The senate is going redder In addition to the famous red carna tion of Senator Copeland of New York and the even more fa mous red hair of t u r b u lent Huey Long of Louisiana it is going to be fur t h e r adorned when it meets next January by t he red necktie horse shoe diamond pin and all fa vored by Sena tor designate Bilbo of Missis sippi It seems fair enough to style Mississippis latest choice for the senate that way Election day is merely ratification of primary re sults down south and Bilbo made a runaway race of it against the vet eran Senator Hubert Stephens Just why Mississippi turned on Stephens after having sent him to the house for five terms and then twice to the senate is a matter that may well occupy the attention of Senator Pat Harrison senior senator from that state He has had four house terms and his third hitch in the senate will be up at the end of 36 He is next at bat for re election If there is any special sig nificance to Stephens defeat Har rison will be quick to dope it out and learn thereby In Long Manner Washington press galleries an ticipate a flood of copy when Senator Bilbo takes his seat He is getting plenty of advance notice eg a rival to Huey Long for doing til novel thing on or off the floor The glimpses of his platform avail able hereabouts despite the sup port Roosevelt theme song give administration keymen no great amount of joy Senator Long is also an ardent Bilbo is described as having used Longtechnique in his primary bat JtieTHe alsoifayors by all accounts such Long policies as wealth re distribution the topic on which the Louisiana has entertained the sen ate at great length so frequently Not New Deal Test There was no test of new deal sentiment involved in the Stephens Bilbo runoff Both campaigned as new dealers Bilbo supplemented that with promises on his own hookgoing beyond the present scope of the new deal in some highly important respects Demo Turn to Pace 3 Column 3 West Virginia Man Held for Minnesota Officials C H Ganyard of Huntington W Va is being held here for investi gation by Minnesota authorities in connection with alleged fraudulent real estate dealings He was picked tip here Monday afternoon by dep uties from the local sheriffs office FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wed neday night and Thursday ex cept rain early Wednesday night in extreme east portion colder Wednesday night frost Or near freezing In west and central portions Not so cold Thursday afternoon In west and north portions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thurs day except possibly rain or snow Wednesday in extreme northeast slightly colder Wed nesday night with frost or freezing somewhat warmer Thursday in west and south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 67 Minimum in Night 38 At B A M Wednesday 39 Rainfall 262 Rainfall recorded in Mason City between 8 oclock Tuesday morning and 8 oclock Wednesday morning was exactly the same as the entire June precipitation total and ap preciably more than in any preced ing month of 1934 The September total was raised to 573 inches which is two and a half inches more than the normal September mois ture in Mason City Within a week 360 inches have fallen Tuesdays counting the quarter inch which fell in the early morning the greatest 24 hou total since Sept 13 1930 when 322 inches was recorded The greates fall of recent years was 485 Inches on Aug 22 1928 On June 18 1932 223 inches were recorded and on Aug 28 1931 260 inches CRAND JURY INDICTS HAUPTMANN New Dealers Scored Praised at Charles City TREND DEFINITE FOR SOCIALISM DICKINSON SAYS Kraschel Cites Gains in Business and Farming Under Demos CHARLES CITY Sept new dealers came in for a barrage of criticism and enthusiastic praise in addresses here this afternoon by United States Senator L J Dickin son and Lieut Gov Nels G Kras chel Senator Dickinson asserted there is a definite socialistic trend in the present recovery program that the STRA had retarded reecovery and hat unless the present trend were stopped the foundation of constitu ional government was threatened The opposing view of what the gov ernment had done to help humanity benefit the farmers and aid industry hrough the national recovery ad ministration was pointed out by Lieutenant Governor Kraschel The addresses were a part of the fall festival program Like Huey Long Lieutenant Governor Kraschel compared Senator L J Dickinson to Senator Huey Long Senator Dick nsons recent photograph with Huey Long of Louisiana properly catalogs iiim Kraschel said Both of them are willing to wreck their home state in order to gain a selfish end Senator Dickinson is attempting to defeat the national recovery pro gram by attempting to prejudice the pebplef againsVlt all the way from Maine to California notwithstanding the fact that Iowa has received the following specific benefits Kraschel said Price Increases Stressed Corn loans enabled the farmers to hold 130000000 bushels of corn off the 20 cent market and ultimate ly sell it for 70 cents with a net gain of he said Direct cornhog benefits 000000 Increase in value of ths years hog crop CCC camps wages and supplies Direct and work relief 000 Total In addition refinancing of farms by the federal land bank during this emergency within the border of Iowa amounting to and refinancing of more than 10000 homes under the home owners loan corporation of He said other than the amount for the CCC camps and relief not one penny will ever be charged to the taxpayers Means Less Profit That there is a definite socialistic trend under the present administra Xurn to Tage 3 Column 4 MRS E LARSON INJURED IN CRASH Ventura Woman Is Dragged When Automobile and Truck Collide VENTURA Sept 26 Mrs Emma Larson 39 of Ventura was confined at the Park hospital at Mason City in a serious condition Wednesday following an accident shortly after 6 oclock Tuesday evening at the Goodling corner near Ventura Mrs Larson had taken her daugh ter Norma to Clear Lake and was returning home She drove her car on to a through highway and was struck by a truck driven by C L Conroy also of Ventura It is be lieved that Mrs Larson was thrown from the car and dragged When found Mrs Larson was under her car which had nosed into the ditch but had not tipped over Mrs Larson received a skull frac ture chest injuries and burns on the arms and face She was still un conscious Wednesday afternoon and her condition was considered crit ical according to the attending physician Mrs Larson is well known around Ventura Two sisters Mrs E M Olson and Mrs S Severson and three brothers Elmer Conrad and Oscar Anderson also reside at Ven tura Her mother Lena Anderson is 86 years of age Mrs Larsons husband was killed in a torrado about two years ago SEARCH AT END LILLIAN GALLAHER BODY OF LITTLE GIRL FOUND ON 11TH BIRTHDAY DETROIT Sept 26 Gallaher was found today on her eleventh birthday apparently strangled to death and her body stuffed into a the victim of a degenerate police said The trunk was in apartment 41 at 68 Warren1 blocks from the home where Lil lians parents had awaited her re turn since last Thursday with fore bodings that grew hourly Towel Across Mouth The body was bound and a towel tied across the mouth as a gag It was in an advanced stage of decom position and police said they could not ascertain definitely whether she had been criminally even how she a careful medical examination was Police said the apartment was rented recently to a man who gave his name as M W Goodrich and his occupation as a trap drummer A woman lived there with him police quoted the apartment house saying and a citywide search for the cou ple was begun days ago James E Mccarty deputy super intendent of police said the couple disappeared several days ago Body Badly Decomposed It was the decomposition of the body that caused Burgess to call police this morning When he re ported the odors from the locked apartment police who had been waiting for just such a clew rushed to the place entered the apartment and made the discovery that ended a sevenday search on the most tragic note possible Lillian set out from her home last Thursday afternoon to sell chances on a punchboard as a school bene fit When she did not return that evening police were notified and a search was begun that grew in in tensity until today police started a block by block search of the en tire city September Rainfall Above Normal With Rains Still Falling DES MOINES Sept 26 Pi Heavy rains were still falling in some sections of Iowa today as September rainfall rose above nor mal for the montn Sidney reported two inches of rain yesterday Charles City was second with 166 inches In Des Moines 123 inches had fallen last night making the total precipita tion for September an inch above normal Boone Newton Decorah Mount Ayr Council Bluffs and Emmets burg also reported heavy rainfall Queen Mary Christens Liner Named for Her CLYDEBANK GLASGOW Scot land Sept 26 Mary today christened the giant new CunardWhite Star liner 534 the Queen Mary as the great ship started down the ways to the water The Queen Mary which Great Britain believes will be the queen of the seas slid down suc cessfully in a penect launching Iowa Looks Ahead With More Hope Rising Prices Influx of CornHog Checks Erase EDITORS NOTE Old Man Gloom who settled down for the winter in Iowa during the prolonged summer drought hiis been kicked down the back porch steps Confidence and buying pouer have coiwe to Iowa The reasons based on acareful survey of executives with their fingers at the states business pulse are outlined in the following article by Hurt zell Spencc son of the Rev and Mrs William H Spcuce Ma son City By HARTZELL SPENCE United Press Staff Correspondent DES MOINES Sept 26 Iowa which wrinkled its agricul tural brow during devastating sum mer drought and hid its money in the sugar bowl against a hard win ter is trotting down to market this fall convinced the scare is past Influx of in cornhog checks with more promised the rising swell of 75 per cent corn and hogs and the anticipated sale by northern coun ties of worth of fodder to drought areas and federal assis tance to burnt out southern sec tions have combined to set up a merry jingle in the farmers pock ets and an echoing ring in cash registers at the corner grocery store andnhe city departmentstore General Upswing Shown A careful United Press survey of the entire state penetrating deeply into the supposedly bankrupt south west and extending into the bumper crop northeast showed a general and consistent upswing in all busi ness indices both rural and urban The drought has turned out to be a bogey man and the dollars hoard ed against a cruel winter are step ping out into circulation In generalthe survey showed Farm income estimated at 175000 or an increase of over 1933 city payrolls 10 to 15 per cent higher department store busi ness 35 per cent better than in 1933 electricity use and telephone installations running ahead of a year ago unemployment figures of county welfare groups as much as 40 per cent below last winter Deposits on Gain The story penetrates deeper in in dividual cases Cherokee county one of the states smallest reports an increase of in bank de posits in eight months In three northeast counties Clinton Jackson and Jones the farm figures read like millionaire operations of boti times At current market prices cattle feeders in the three counties are preparing for market 000 worth of stock which will be converted into cash within a year Average cornhog check distribu tion a county is more than for compliance with AAA reduction programs In addition hogs remain ing on farms are worth more a hundredweight than on last May 28 and farmers who sealed 000 worth of 1933 corn and got their money from the government are unsealing and selling 130000 000 bushels now at another 30 cents a bushel profit Optimistic in South With the return of generous rains in the drought ravaged south op timism is apparent there At Fair field in the heart of the drought area bear stories growing out of the drought have not been sustain ed a report said Department stores in Jefferson county had a 20 per cent gain in retail sales Farm ers with the exception of those spe cializing on hogs alone are better off than a year ago despite drought At Shenandoan sur rounded by towns which had to im port water at the height of the drought merchants report better business banks are stronger and government work on the Missouri river has relieved unemployment Optimism on the farm has spreac to cities At Mason City two cement and a brick and tile plant are pro ducing at the highest capacity in three years chiefly to fill small or ders caused by renovation of Iowa homes and other new construction The general belief is industrial ists put it that a healthy potential demand for products is now crystal lizing into orders with the upswing expected to be sustained for at least a year FRWILL ACT AT ONCEONNRAAND STRIKER CLAIMS Makes No Comment on Johnson Resignation as NRA Chief WASHINGTON Sept 26 resident Roosevelt said today upon lis return to the white house he would take up ably late questions of VRA reorganization and the protest Tom tetile strikers of discrimina ion by employers At hs desk in the white house he president talked with newspa permen in a regular press confer ence after his return from his stay at Hyde Park New York He did not refer to his letter of ast night accepting the resignation of Hugh S Johnson as recovery administrator The president emphasized again that the reorganization of NRA would be of an evolutionary nature and that changes would be made Tom time to time on the basis of trial and experiment Asked about the questions sub mitted to him by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States the president said he did not have time to answer all questionnaires put to him by various organizations The presidents special train bringing him from Hyde Park ar rived at the Union station at a m outside of the high steel fence separ ating the tracks from the ground alongside the station cheered upon his arrival The president left immediately for the white house accompanied by his aides JOHNSON TO RETIRE WASHINGTON Sept 26 The bird that was born in the flames of Hugh 3 Johnsons per sonality spread its wings for a new flight today but tnere will be no Gen Hugh John son to bark an swer to the question Shall the blue eagle fly to the right or to the left The NRA ad minis trator stepped out last night to take his place in the his tory hooks Cor dially he wrote to President Roosevelt at Hyde Park that with the reor g a n i z a tion of N R A his job would be super fluous Calling h i m dear Hugh and praising his serv ices highly Mr Roosevelt accepted the resignation wKch is effective Oct 15 Both letters spoke of new duties for Johnson in the new deal in the future The president returned to Wash ington today with plans for a new Torn to Page 3 Column 1 KEH8E OUT OF ELECTION RACE Demo Nominee for Schools Head Withdraws From Party Ticket DES MOINES Sept 26 Patrick E Kehoe of parley demo cratic nominee for state superinten dent of public instruction today withdrew from the party ticket for the fall election Notice of retirement from the ticket was filed with the secretary of state The democratic state cen tral committee under the law has authority to fill the vacancy Reached at his home Kehoe said he had no reason to announce for his withdrawal Kehoe won the nomination in the primaries from N W McGree of Shell Rock and G S Wooten of Boone the other can didates Miss Agnes Samuelson of Shen andoah incumbent is the republi can nomine HAUPTMANN APPEARS IN COURT MORE OF MONEY FOUND HIDDEN IN GARAGEATHOME Lindbergh Tells Story of Ransom Payment to Bronx Jury Held on a charge of extortion Bruno Richard Hauptmann sus pected of kidnaping the famous Lindbergh baby is shown with his at torney James M Fawcett right as they appeared in the Bronx county court Arraignment was postponed until Oct 1 pending action ot the jtrand jurjv whichIs preparing to act Textile Industry Begins to Return to Normalcy Former Employes Back to Mills in East and South By ASSOCIATED PBESS While shuttles in cotton mills wove a return to normalcy Wed nesday strike leaders and mill op erators spun divergent views on re employment of erstwhile strikers Meantime former employes were streaming back into the mills An Associated Press survey in tlje south showed 750 mills operating with 260000 back to work and 170 plants shut down with 92000 em ployes idle Despite the arrest Tuesday night of 14 persons in Shannon Georgia normalcy was rapidly returning re ports said Troops Demobilized The demobilization of troops in North Carolina was nearly complete but South Carolina reported guardsmen still on duty In Georg ia three companies remained under arms About 38000 were back to work and 17000 were idle Tennes see and Alabama reported Quiet reigned in New England with only Burlington Vt likely to become a trouble area There the local union threatened to call a strike Wednesday night if discrim ination against union members were not halted Agree on Arbitration In Rockville Conn a 24 hour strike was settled after arbitration was agreed upon by strikers and mill officials As a result 1000 were expected to return to work Warrants were served Wednes day on 11 town police men and eight nonstrikers in Hon ea Path S Car the aftermath of the killing of three of seven pick ets shot to death during strike riots The other four the coroners jury found came to their deaths at the hands of parties unknown Transfer of Assets of Closed Register Life Firm Approved DES MOINES Sept 26 contract under which the Guaranty Life Insurance company of Daven port will manage the assets of the closed Register Life Insurance com pany of Davenport stood approved today by the state insurance com missioner The contract was signed today in Davenport by officers of the two companies It provides for payment in full of all death claims under the Register Life policies in cluding those which have matured during receivership KONT REVIVALIST IN KIDNAP CASE N J Prosecutors Claims Not Credited in NY or Harrisbtirg LONG BRANCH N J Sept 26 Long Branch Daily Recorc today says Prosecutor Jonas Tumen of Monmoutn county has revealec that a man who posed as a revivalis1 is being sought in three states foi questioningin connection with th Lindbergh kidnaping case Tumey said the man whose name he refused to disclose had posed as a revivalist prior to the abduction of Charles A Lindbergh Jr on March 1 1932 but asserted he in reality wa a drug addict Sought in 3 States The prosecutor said the man was being sought in New Jersey Penn sylvania and Indiana the Recorc states The newspaper said it had learned that several days before the kidnap ing the clergyman made severa remarks indicating he had pre knowledge of the cinie Bought Costly Cur After the crime persons who had heard the remarks the Record says notified authorities When they moved to question the man they found he had left Trailed to New York City police learned the man had purchased an expensive automobile paying in cash and driving away Sij months later Tumen disclosed the man was found in Harrisburg Pa and there questioned At that time it was said authorities did not fee they had enough evidence to at tempt extradition Has No Significance NEW YORK Sept 26 ficials of the department of justic said today that the matter of search for a man who had posed as a re vivalist was apparently of no sig nificance in connection with the Lindbergh kidnaping No Report of Quiz HARRISBURG Pa Sept 26 J and city police today said they had no record or recollection that a man described by Prosecutor Tumen of Monmoutn county N J had been questioned here in the Lindbergh case NEW YORK Sept 26 Bruno Richard Hauptmann unem ployed German carpenter illegally n this country was indicted by a 3ronx county grand jury today on a charge of extortion as the receiv er of the Col Charles A ihidbergh paid two and a half years ago in an ineffectual effort o ransom his kidnaped son The indictment was returned within three hours after Colonel Lindbergh had appeared before the rand jury and told his own story of the ransom negotiations conduct ed through Dr John F Condon Bronx educator and the Jafsie of the ransom efforts The truebill contained but one count alleging extortion on the ransom payment Find More Money While Colonel Lindbergh was be fore the jury police dismantling Hauptmanns garage near his Bronx home found tightly rolled and stuffed in holes drilled in a two byfour The money was rushed to the Bronx county building taken before the grand jury and District Attorney Samuel J Foley said all of it had been identified as Lind bergh ransom money The district attorney said Haupt mann had admitted the money was there and said it was part of ap proximately entrusted to his care by Isidor Fisch his former associate in the fur business while Fischwent to Europe Fisch died in Germany last March Says Theres No More Foley quoted the prisoner as stat ing to him It is part of the money which I now know to be Lindbergh money The district attorney said Hauptmann also told him he wouldnt find any more money even if you tear the house down In a hollowed out space below the holes police found a small auto matic pistol fully loaded and ap parently of German make It would fit in the palm of a mans hand and bore the inscription Lilliput 4 25 Colonel Lindbergh was in the Bronx county building about 44 minutes although his actual ap pearance before the grand jury consumed only 17 minutes Only One Count The indictment contained only one count which charged extortion of the Lindbergh ransom money The true bill carried Hauptmanns name and listed a number of aliases including Pellraeier and Bruno and also his correct name After the indictment was handed up Justice Charles B McLaughlin of the supreme court thanked and complimented the jury and dis missed it The grand jury was convened to consider the Hauptmann extortion case last Monday and had hear ing evidence each day since When the jurors were sworn in Justice McLaughlin made no direct reference to the Lindbergh case but he told the jurymen that service on the grand jury was the highest ser Torn to Pftge 3 Column 3 Protect Your Clothes While moths may be on the wing in steam heated buildings during almost any month they are present in greatest abundance the country over from May to July and during September and October This means that housewives are now confronted by one of their anxious seasons The booklet on Moths prepared by fed eral government experts lists 18 dif ferent remedies for the control of these pests and indicates which should be used under various condi tions Enclose four cents to cover postage and handling Use coupon Get CornHog Checks DES MOINES Sept 26 Farmers cornhog in Sac benefit county checks received totaling 5290000 while Boone county farm ers were receiving in AAA cornhog checV Mason City GlobeGaiette Information bureau Frederic J Hiiskin director Washington D C I inclose four cents in coin carefully wrapped for the BOOKLET Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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