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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 29, 1934, Mason City, Iowa 1 MEM A A H OF yo i M i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATUEDAY SEPTEMBER 29 1934 FERA Will Crack Down States Cities and Counties Must Do Share By HERBERT PLUMMKK WASHINGTON Sept 29 Federal e m e r gency relief of ficials plan to do a little cracking down of their own on policies and procedure during the com ing winter months Some of the states are not putting up as much cash as FERA thinkg they should When federal aid for the des was suggested predic first titute tions were made freely this would happen The situation has become increasingly more difficult The last figures made public by Relief Administrator Hopkins re vealed that the federal government is carrying about twothirds of the burden From January 1933 through June 1934 the cost of un employment relief to the taxpayers was Of this amount Uncle Sam pro vided 628 per cent the states 16 per cent and the smaller political sub divisions 212 per cent May Withhold Funds Hopkins is determined to do something about it I am convinced he says that many states are not putting up all the money they should We are go ing to insist that they do This goes for cities and counties as well Just what the dynamic relief ad ministrator can do about it is not entirely clear He can withhold fed eral funds until a state county or city puts up its proportionate share and thati s evidently what he has in mind It is not expected here however thai the administration will an nounce its relief program for the comingwinter until January when I President Roosevelt transmits his annual message to congress and his budget message Long Term Relief The United States conference of mayors has submitted to the white house n long term relief pro gram for the jobless in cities It is based on the theory that the country faces a permanent unemployment crisis regardless of business im provement That part of the relief program in volvingthe setting up of projects where the unemployed can make goods which they need is still be ing expanded The mattress making program however has been curtailed Instead of the 2000000 originally planned only half that number will be manu Surplus materials already on hand will he used for other proj ects THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 304 3 PSYCHIATRISTS TO BE NAMED Iowa Leads South Dakota 60 at Quarter CornHog Contracts Investigation Ends DESMOINES Sept 29 Vestigatlon of the Iowa cornhog contracts by the AAA was officially ended as John B Wilson Jr an investigator left for his home near Randoph Ohio Jefferson county received in cornhog ehecks for distribution TAXES CONTINUE WELL AT TOP IN POLITICAL FIGHT Debate of Kraschel and Patterson Highlight of Next Week DBS MOINES Sept 29 Pi Additional maneuvering and debate on old and new issues carried the political campaign forward in Iowa this week Taxation continued well toward the top of the state issues with criticism and defense of the na tional administrations policies also coming in for its share of attention in the stumping tours of republican and democratic spokesmen Nepotism charges against thev democratic state administration were made by Dan W Turner re publican candidate for governor and his running mate George W Pat terson candidate for the lieuten ant governorship Will Be Ready Gov Clyde Herring replied to claims he said had been made by his opponents that he had dropped the governmental reorganization plans with the announcement thai additional immediate and long time proposals will be ready for the next legislative session Action of the republican state central committee in asking party members to refrain from participa tion in a straw vote conducted by Des Moines newspapers on the basis that a question of the retail sales tax was unfairly worded was the subject of much conversation in political circles Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel and Patterson finally agreed upon a date for their much talked about debate They will meet Wednesday evening in the public square at Newton Denied by Patterson Kraschels query as to whether Patterson iad not as a state sen ator voted for the new tax law and then now had reversed himself on the retail sales tax brought a de nial from Patterson Wallace M Short farmerlabor candidate for governor continued his campaign and the farmerlabor LIONS CHIEF DEAD A N ANDERSON ites also filed a complete congres sional slate with the secretary of state The challenge issued last week by Senator Patterson to his democrat Turn to Page 2 Column 7 PAST GOVERNOR OF LIONS DIES Funeral Rites for Anderson Prominent Clear Lake Resident Sunday CLEAR LAKE Sept N Anderson 57 past district governor of the Lions club and outstanding in Masonic and civic1 work died at his home on Division street at 3 oclockFriday afternoon following an illness Serving as agent of the Milwau kee roadat Clear Lake for 16 years he took a sick leave a year ago in September during which time he has been confined to his home Rites Planned Funeral services will be held at the Anderson residence at oclock Sunday afternoon A Chris tian Science service will be given with Mrs Zingre officiating The Mason City chapter of the KnightsTemplars will meet at the residence before the funeral Be tween 12 oclock and 2 oclock the body will liein state at the resi dence Interment wil be made in the Memorial Park cemetery Mr Anderson had been active in CRAYNE SCORES EARLY IN GAME AFTER LONG RUN Hawkeyes Get Break in Recovery of Fumble by Dakotans IOWA CITY Sept 29 I1VThe University of Iowa football team with four sophomores in the lineup started its season here today with South Dakota university Approxi mately 8000 persons braved a raw chilly day to attend the contest Iowa got a break early in the first quarter when the Hawkeyes recovered a South Dakota fumble on the 36 yard line Crayne carried it around end to the 4 yard line and then smashed over a touchdown af ter Simmons pushed it up to the one foot line Fishers try for goal failed and the period ended with Iowa leading 6 to 0 FIRST PEIUOD After Crayne had kicked off for Iowa the Coyotes failed to gain and kicked to Simmons who was downed on the Hawkeye 37 yard ine Iowa kicked and a moment ater recovered a South Dakota fumble on the Coyote 36 yard mark Crayne the Iowa fullback dashed 34 yaivla around left end to the four yard line Simmons re covered his own fumble and on the next play went to the one foot line 3rayne smashed his way to a touchdown on the next play Fish ers placekick was wide South Da ibta 0 Iowa 6 The Hawkeyes continued to lash away at the South Dakota defense with Simmons and Crayne making most of the yardage Once the dusky Simmons carried the bali to the cost TELLS OF HAUPTMANN PARTIES bur yard line but a penalty the Hawkeyes five yards Crayne then fumbled and Cap ain Fisher recovered for Iowa on he Coyote 5 yard line South Da intercepted Craynes forward pass but its offense could get no ilace against the strong Iowa line and OConnor kicked as the quarter ended B South Dakota 0 FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday cooler In east and south portions possi bly local frosts in central and west portions Saturday night somewhat warmer Sunday in central and west portions MDOfESOTA partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday cooler in extreme southeast not so cool in extreme west central portion local frost Sat urday night somewhat warm er Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 34 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 63 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M Saturday 49 A fog so dense that its after ef fects resembled rain descended on Mason City Friday night Between 01 and 02 of an inch of precipita tion was deposited in the Globe Gazettes rain gage Saturday start ed out cloudy with wind out of south Before noon however the wind had shifted into the north and the chilliness was pronounced WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Sept 29 outlook for Oct 1 to 6 For the upper Mississippi and low er Missouri valleys and for the northern and central great plains Not much precipitation indicated seasonable temperatures for the I most nart CONDEMN BEER AT WHITE HOUSE Temperance Board Report of Dancing Party Branded Obviously Untrue ATLANTIC CITY N J Sept 29 and Mrs Roose velt were censured by the board of temperance prohibition and public morals of the New Jersey confer ence of the Methodist Episcopal church for allowing beer to be served to young people at a Christ mas dance at the white house The report of the committee headed by the Rev L L Hand of Lambertville which was presented at the morning session said How it hurts the whole makeup of a true citizen to read in bold headlines Beer floods white house The report further quoted an al leged newspaper account of the party which was given for the younger Roosevelts as saying the stately front hall was piled up with kegs of beer as the dancers drank to satiety of the Rooseveltian beverage in the conviviality of the occasion all formalities were thrown overboard and hilarity i reigned j Such is the example which the chief executive and the first lady set for the youtn of the nation the report said in closing Called Obviously Untrue WASHINGTON Sept 29 SV The report of a beer party at the white nouse which brought censure today by the board of temperance prohibition and public morals of the New Jersey conference of the Meth odist Episcopal church was de scribed by Stephen T Early a pres idential secretary as obviously un true The report is so obviously un true said Early that it couldnt be either decently or officially recognized many walks of life while in Clear Lake During his 43 years of rail road experience he served on the Milwaukee road at several points beginning his career at Monona where he was reared from a child of 3 years to manhood He was agent at Garner for 11 years prior to coming to the lake and for one year at Spirit Lake before 1906 He also had a diploma of higher ac eountancy and efficiency engineer course Kesigned Post Mr Anderson served as Lions club district governor for several months resigning the post in the fall of 1933 because of poor health Turn to Paice 2 Column 8 Ask Spencer Police to Arrest Man for Quizzing m Slaying CRIPPLE CREEK Colo Sept 29 Ed Vinyard today requested Spencer Iowa police to take into custody for questioning C W Neal of Chicago who ap peared there yesterday and said he believed he was the last known per son to have seen Miss Ida Hanson 55 of psceola Nebr alive Miss Hanson has been identified as the victim of a brutal killing near Florissant Colo The killing occurred in June IOWA STATELUTHER Aniln Lutzrnlierfr 25 jar old vivacious iilnnd friend of Bruno Hniipttnann suspcitt in the Lindbergh Is shown as she left district office In the Bronx iVmv York after beiiiR quizzed all day concerning heacth parties at whieh she and Hauptmann were present in the summer oC 1932 Associated Press Photo FIRST PERIOD After Luther had failed to gain shortly after the kickoff Iowa State obtained the ball on its own 43 yard line On the first play Bill Allender Cyclone fullback tore off tackle to the Luther 25 yard mark Mixing a pass with several line plays the Cyclones smashed their Turn to Page 3 Column 81 Football Scores FINALS Wesleyan 0 Union 7 Arnold 0 Bates IS 0 Drexel 6 Williams 12 Mass State 7 K I State 6 Maine 0 Catholic university freshiiien 6 Navy plebes 9 Washington and Jefferson 6 Pitts burgh 26 Clarkson 7 Manhattan 19 American International 6 North eastern 7 Washburn 0 Army 19 SECOND PERIOD Carroll 0 Chicago 6 FIRST PERIOD South Dakota 0 Iowa 6 rinneli Iowa 7 Michigan State 14 Luther 0 Iowa State 7 kVyoming 0 Nebraska 6 Marquette 0 Northwestern 0 Labor Federation Seeks to Calm Internal Strife SAN FRANCISCO Sept 29 3 strife rocked the Ameri can Federation of Laborhere today as leaders strove to restore the solidarity their national president William Green declared was vital at the annual convention which will open Monday Must we undergo attacks from without and then display this weak ness from within Green demand eS as he pleaded for peace among the discordtorn building trades He intimated that the refusal of the building trades department to reconsider the ousting of delegates of the carpenters bricklayers and electrical workers will be carried before the convention In outlining the crucial problems to come before the convention Green said The 1000 delegates who will attend represent 5000000 American workers Besides that 20000000 workers many of them unorganized look to the American Federation to lead them out of the morass of depression and unemploy ment The federations immediate solu tion of unemployment Green added should be a 30 hour week He esti mated that the unemployed now number 10000000 HARDING ILL OF HEART ATTACK Former Governor of Iowa I Confined to Hotel Room in Indiana CRAWFORDSVILLE Ird Sept 29 Gov W L Hard ing of Iowa today was confined t his hotel room under the care o physician as a result of a hear attack last night The attack occurred shortly af ter Harding had delivered a speech at a republican rally He had nol been feeling well prior to the po litical meeting but was able t complete his address As a result of his illness Hard ings tour has been Harding served as governor of Iowa from 1916 to 1920 He is 57 years old The former Iowa executive ex pressed a desire to return to Iowa but Dr T Z Ball physician who attended him advised against such a course Dr Ball planned to ex amine the former governor about noon and confer with him again concerning plans for returning home Harding also was reported to be suffering from an infection of the foot He walked with difficulty last night Dr Ball found the former Iowa governor sleeping when he went to the patients hotel room today to make an examination The physi cian left and planned to return later Expected Home Sunday DBS MOINES Sept 29 Mrs W L Harding wife of former Governor Harding who was taken ill with a heart attack at Crawfords ville Ind last night said today that she had been expecting him to return home Sunday He had been away for about a week on a speak ing trip She said that he had seemed to suffer under the heat wave of last summer but that a heart test be fore his campaign tour had failed to show any danger symptoms The former governor has been a frequent speaker in republican na tional campaigns and also is active in Iowa politics Warning of Local Frosts Is Sounded by Weather Bureau DES MOINES Sept 29 Vaming of local frosts tonight in entral and western Iowa was ounded by the weather bureau to ay The frost however is not ex ected to do serious damage Con inued fair to slightly cooler weath r was seen for the weekend loderate rains fell in southern owa last night heaviest being 120 nches at Keokuk TWO MURDERERS MAKE JAIL BREAK Convicted Gangsters Shoot Way Out of Prison Wound Three RICHMOND Va Sept 29 Pi Two convicted gangsters Walter Legenza and Robert Mais sen tenced to die for murder shot their way out of the Richmond jail to day wounding three officers and commandeering a mail truck and automobile in their escape with state and city police in pursuit Mais and Legenza shot their way to freedom when they were brought from their cell into the corridor leading to a reception room where Charles W Moss their attorney was waiting to confer with them regarding plans for ap pealing their cases to the state su preme court When they were led into the cor ridor by Warden Moore and Deputy Sergeant Selph the two gangsters instead of turning left into the room at the rear of the jail where Hoss was waiting alone drew pis ols ordered the officers to put up heir hands and made a break through the front reception room eading to the jail entrance shoot ng as they went The two gangsters were convict ed for participation in the holdup murder of E M Huband driver of a federal reserve truck last March luband was shot to death and the gang made away with the trucks cargo of canceled checks Frustrate Jail Break MORRISON 111 Sept 29 Warned by a clamor raised by risoners in Whiteside county jail Sheriff P A Whitney today frus rated an attempted jail break vhich might have freed Fred Blink Not Able to Tie Bowman to Kidnaping Chicago Police Quiz Man Arrested as John CHICAGO Sept 29 hope of Chicago police that they had nabbed the man who received the Lindbergh ransom seem ed fading today as chief oE detec tives John L Sullivan announced he could find nothing tangible to link Joseph Bowman with the crime Bowman alias James ODean an exconvict was seized last night on an anonymous tip and was ques tioned during the early morning by Melvin H Purvis chief of the Chi cago unit of the bureau of investi gation The government officer quit the detective bureau at a m without leaving any order for Bow mans detention The police said the suspect bore a striking resemblance to the John glimpsed by Dr J F Con don during the payment of ransom Chief Sullivan however admitted the link was weakened by the lack of any of the ransom bills in Bowmans possession and failure to upturn any other suspicious evi dence President of Union 8 Others Indicted m Kellys Murder CHICAGO Sept 29 Stoltzmann president of a local union of bus drivers was indicte with eight others today for the mur der of James Kelly dispatcher fo the Chicago Motor Coach company Kelly died after being beaten an shot by hoodlums alleged to bav been hired as sluggers by strikin bus men The indictments were returne this afternoon before Chiefjustic Denis E Sullivan in criminal courl Bodies of 4 Women and 5 Men Found in Wreckage of Train WARRINGTON England Sept 29 bodies of fourwomer and five men were removed earl today from the tangled wreckage of two trains which collided at nearby junction A score of injured were removed to various hospitals according to an official statement making it impossible to verify at once re ports which placed the casualties at a higher figure The wreck occurred last night when a fast London express crashed into the rear of a local train An incomplete list of the victims indi cated most of them were Lanca shire people returning from visits to London illeged slayer of five persons who 5 held in custody there Roy Davis Californian and ulius Smith Pontiac HI were the eaders in the attempt In another alf hour they would have cut Iirough another steel bar and freedom It is thought Blink vould have fled also as he is con ined in the same corridor Davis and Smith were placed in confinement Saws files and other tools bought to have been smuggled in them through a screen were ound by Sheriff Wbitney Blink is awaiting grand jury ae on for the slaying Sept 4 of five ersons T B Conference to Convene in Madison CEDAR RAPIDS Sept 29 Dr Max Biesenthal of Chicago was named to head the Mississippi val ley conference on tuberculosis Mad ison Wis was selected as the con vention city for 1935 MRS ELDER 52 DIES SUDDENLY Wife of Local Lumber Man Lived in Mason City for 43 Years Mrs Anna Zulema Elder 52 wife of Howard Elder for many years in the lumber business in Mason City died suddenly Friday night at her home 20 Fifth street northwest She had been in failing health for three years Mrs Elder was born Oct 26 1881 in Franklin county and had lived in Mason City 43 years She is survived by her husband and two sons Donald Elder 504 Twelfth street northwest and Charles D Elder who lived ac home her mother Mrs Mary Seney Washington apartments anri a brother Ray Seney 622 Washing ton avenue northwest Mrs Elder was a member of the First Methodist church and the Eastern Star Funeral services will be held at the Patterson funeral home Monday afternoon at 3 oclock The Rev William H Spence pastor of the First M E church will be in charge of the services Burial will be m Elmwood cemetery The body is at the Patterson funeral home PROSECUTOR TO M QUICK TRIAL OF Will Petition Court for Special Jury Panel Next Week NEW YORK Sept 29 trict Attorney Samuel J Foley said today that early next week three psychiatrists one appointed by the district attorneys office one by the state of New Jersey and one by defense will examine Bruno Rich ard Hauptmann indicted for extor tion in the Lindbergh kidnap case Foley disclosed that Hauptmann already has been examined by at last one doctor an assistant medical examiner selected by the district at torneys office and the prosecutor said he believed another doctor had examined the prisoner for the de fense The district attorney said that he expected a report later today from ballistics experts on their tests of the small loaded automatic pistol found in Hauptmanns garage Did Not Hnve Permit Possession of a pistol without a permit in New York state is subject to prosecution under the Sullivan antifirearms law and Hauplmann told police he had hidden the pistol m a recess in a twobyfour in the garage because he had no permit for Foley said that on next Wednes day he would submit a motion in Bronx county court for a special jury panel in order to start as quickly as possible the trial of The actual date for trial is to be determined on a conference between the prosecutor and defense counsel 1oley today did not indicate what date he expected the case to go to trial but said he would make the motion for the panel in order to accelerate preparation for the trial Hans Klopponburg who was questioned by members of the dis trict attornevs staff for several hours yesterday was recalled for questioning again today Not Under Suspicion Foley said that Kloppenburg whose pictures in groups taken with Hauplmann at Hunters island n Long Island sound were found in albums at the Hauptmann home was not under any suspicion in the case but that he was a very close riend of the prisoner and because ie was closer to Hauptmann than anyone yet produced we are ques tioning him at great length Discussing the motion for the ury panel Foley said that Maybe about a week from next Wednesday we might go to trial Kloppenburg went home after his extensive questioning yesterday and vas told to return to the district attorneys office this morning Checks on Hauptmann Sheriff John J Hanley went to he county jail early this morning Foley said to check on Hauptmann who yesterday stale a metal spoon rom his breakfast tray and fashi oned one piece of the handle into a hook and a piece of the bowl into1 sharp instrument that could be sed for cutting Hauptmann slept fairly well uring the night Foley said Hanley Turn to Inse 2 Column fl Weight and Health A simple sensible booklet from r Washington information bu eau shows relation of foods to weight and how to control weight vithout using medicines trick diets or apparatus Here are 32 ages of fact and common sense elling in a plain way about vita nins calories proteins carbohy Irates and all the other food cs 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