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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS KWWB DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLI THENEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH K3WANB HOME EDITION rmc CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 1934 CONSISTS OF Two SECTION SECTION ONE NO 314 Strategy Is Decided on House Demo Chiefs Tope to Tighten Up Rules By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Oct 11 Democratic lead ers of the house have decided def initely on the strategy to be pursued in the next congress to tighten up on rules of proced ure The move will be swift and exe cuted at the very beginning of the session The socalled discharge rule by which sig members of the house force a showdown vote on any piece of is the tar get This rule so bedeviled the dem ocratic leadership in the last con gress that its execution was ordered forthwith Speaker Bainey Floor Leader Bvrns and Representative Bank head chairman of the rules com mittee however had their hands tied It was found so many mem bers of the rules committee had af fixed their signatures to discharge petitions still pending that it was impossible to report out a recom mendation to kill it Quick Death Planned Plans now call for the deathdeal blow to be delivered in the op ening minutes of the next con ores Usually on the first day the motion is made that the rules which governed the last congress be con Hampton Man Stabbed in Critical Condition natures of 145 n past attempts to change these rules have been made later in the session in the form of amend ments The strategy to be employed in the fortyseventh congress howev er will be to strike at the discharge rule when the question of adopting all rules for the session is brought uo It will be in the form of an amendment probably offered by Bankhead proposing thata ma3on tyiot tommitteeifroniuriEriCons tion ota instead of 145 as at present The leaders are confident they will be able to jam such a proposal through Sign in Public Decision to launch the fight for abrogation of the rule at the very start of the session was prompted by the fact that no opportunity would be afforded individual mem bers to get a discharge petition signatures to a discharge petition must be affixed on the floor when the house is in session The petition rests on the speakers table and those who sign do so in full view of the house If afforded the opportunity it is fairly certain an effort will be made on the part of individual members early in the session to start dis petitions Twelve such at tempts were made in the last con gress five of which received the required number of signatures Sheriff and Attorney Use Only Oratory to Disperse Lynch Mob BEAUMONT Texas Oct 11 Z1 only oratory for weapons the sheriff and the district attor ney dispersed a mob of 50 persons which stormed the county jail in an attempt to seize Jack Jackson a Negro last night As the mob approached the jail door with a battering ram Dis trict Attorney Clyde E Smith met the men and appealed to their honor that the iaw take its proper course Sheriff L V Hightower then told the mob bluntly Youre not going to bother this Negro The mob dispersed Jackson is held as a suspect in the slaying of J J Andress Devers Texas farmer TAeWeather 4 KILLED IN IOWA TRAIN WRECK JACK MKAY IS PLACED IN JAIL FOLLOWINGFRAY Olert Victim 2 Argued Over Gambling Debt Officers Told HAMPTON Oct throat slashed in a stabbing fracas early today Eddie Olert about 3S is in a critical condition at the Lutheran hospital His assailant Jack Mc Kay 55 who admitted the attack is being held in jail here pending Olerts recovery The stabbing occurred about oclock in the morning in front of the Kozy Korner cafe As far as officers can determine there were no witnesses to the fracas Stabbing Followed Quarrel Officers learned after question ing McKay that the stabbing fol lowed a quarrel over a gambling debt A jackknife was the weapon used After Olert was stabbed he ran for two blocks to his rooming house and called Night Marshal Bert Burns who rushed him to the hos pital Had another five minutes de lay occurred in first aid treatment physicians said Olert would have died Wounds Are Serious Both of Olerts external jugular veins were cut physicians at the hospital stated and his trachea was cut nearly half way through When the victim was taken to the hos pital he breathing through this hole Physicians expressed surprise that Olert was able to go two blocks with his serious wounds Although little hopes were held for Olerts recovery when he was admitted to the hospital physicians a few hours later said his condition was fairly good Unless pneumonia sets in due to the large quantity of blood in his lungs it is believed he witl recover placed in Jail McKay offered no resistance to arrest and was taken to jail He is unmarried Olert who is married and has three children was parted from his wife about two months ago accord ing to officers but she was at tis bedside after being notified of the stabbing He is employed at Swifts SIXLOSELiVES IN BLAST FIRE Three Story Dwelling House Wrecked Sheet of Flame Rises 100 Feet HALIFAX Oct 11 sion and fire wrecked a three story dwelling house today leaving a toll of at least six dead The blast shook the north end of the city a sheet of fire rose 100 feet into the sky and the structure lay in ruins The dead Mrs Daniel Dudas wife of the buildings owner Peter Dudas 1 and Donny Dudas 5 her children Mrs Robert Cruse wife of an unemployed laborer and Kath leen and Joseph her two children The body of a man employed by Dudas who had been in the buildin was sought in the ruins Cause of the explosion was not determined Dudas who was away at the time told police question ers there was no gasoline in the building and not more than a stick of dynamite FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday night and Friday cooler in northeast portion Friday MINNESOTA Fair cooler in east and central portions Thurs day night Friday fair cooler in southeast portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures tor 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 6 Minimum in Night 46 At 8 A M Thursday 58 The first eleven days of October have failed to produce a single drop of rain in North fowa Aged lowan Slashes Throat With Razor BOONE Oct 11 Har rington 76 years old and nearly blind committed suicide by cutting his throat with a razor No inquest will be held Minnesota Granted Custody of Burch DES MOINES Oct 11 Clyde L Herring today granted the request of Minnesota authorities for the extradition of R P Burch wanted in Yellow Medicine county Minn for the murder of August Schroeder Burch is now in jail at Sioux City ASSASSINATED KING OF YUGOSLAVIA The body of King Alexander of Yugoslavia lying in the prefecture of police in Marseille France to which he was brought and where he died after an assassin had fired on king and Foreign Minister Louis Barthou of France Inflicting wounds frnm which both died The assassin himself was shot to death Central Press GREEN BACKED BY LABOR Federation Declares Recent Convention of Building Trades Illegal SAN FRANCISCO Oct 11 The long and spirited internal bat tle in the building trades depart ment of the American Federation of Labor has ended with three unions labeled as incorrigibles by their opponents virtually in control of the department Backing President William Green the fiftyfourth annual convention of the A F O L by the over whelming vote last night supported its executive committee in declaring the recent building trades conven tion illegal because it refused to al low reaffiliation of the bricklayers carpenters and electrical workers unions The vote settling a problem which has rankled for years in the inner councils of the federation was 19398 to 3926 Ordered Reinstated The executive committee has or dered the three unions reinstated in an effort to present a united front to industry in the formation of codes and settlement of disputes The three incorrigibles with the support of a few of the lesser unions now affiliated with the de partment will be able to control its policies delegates agreed during the six and one half hour debate which preceded the roll call vote Plan New Convention Unless the differences are com posed within the next 45 days a new department convention will be held in Washington D C with the bricklayers carpenters and electri cians admitted to elect officers and transact business Before the convention today is another long list of resolutions some 150 of which remain to be act ed upon before the convention closes tentatively set for Saturday They include several on the recov ery program others on company unions industrial or craft unioni zation Mrs Randol to Be Sentenced Monday WATERLOO Oct 31 Mary Randol convicted of man slaughter in connection with the slaying of her husband Ora G Ran dol will appear Monday before Judge George W Wood for sen tence The defense has indicated it will ask for a new trial Start Moves for Trial of Hauptmann Hearing Upon Habeas Corpus Writ Set for Monday NEW YORK Oct 11 preme Court Justice Ernest E L Hammer today set Monday at 11 a m as the time for a hearing on a petition for a writ of habeas corpus sought by counsel for Bruno Richard Hauptmann to prevent bis removal to New Jersey to face a murder charge in the Lindbergh kidnap case Justice Hammer denied a request of Attorney General David T Wil entz of New Jersey for an imme diate hearing on the application Extortion Case Dropped The Bronx county extortion case against Hauptmann was removed from the trial calendar today and the prisoner was immediately ar rested on an extradition warrant calling for his removal to New Jer sey The case was removed from the trial calendar by Senior Bronx County Judge James M Barrett at the request of District Attorney Samuel J Foley who said he acted at the request of New Jersey au thorities The court also released the pris oner from the bail require ment fixed when he was arraigned on the extortion indictment As a technicality to clear the Bronx county court record the court also paroled Hauptmann on his own rec ognizance Given No Freedom This however gave the prisoner no freedom as the extradition war rant was immediately served on him by Lieut James J Finnof the New York police department and he was placed in the custody of two New York detectives Hauptmann as in the case of pre vious court appearances stood si lently before the bench during the nroceeding which lasted less than five minutes He was clean shaven and wore no necktie by mobs Plan Disposal Plant IOWA CITY Oct 11 city council accepted a 5516000 grant and loan from the federal public works administration for the construction of a sawage disposal plant here Nevada Jury Holds Fate of Paul Eggers NEVADA Oct 11 jury of 30 men and two women holds the fate of Paul Eggers former Simp son college athlete and State Cen ter high school coach charged with attempting to rob the Roland bank Over Quarter Million Mark BEDFORD Oct 11 of 74 cornhog benefit checks total ling boosted total benefit payments in Taylor county above the quarter million mark AGAINST ITALY Stone Sarajevo Consulate Parliament Proclaims Peter King BELGRADE Oct 11 mob today stoned the Italian consulate at Sarajevo the city in which the Archduke Franz Ferdinand was as sassinated starting the World war The rioters were angered by the assassination of their King Alexan der Police finally dispersed them but only with difficulty and after they had also stoned the Croatian society building The plant of the Croat newspaper at Osiek Yugoslavia was sacked The Pledge boy Allegiance prince 2 MEN ARRESTED AS OF KING SLAYER Carry Czech Passports Both Born in Italy Third Escapes BULLETIN PAKIS Oci 11 Sarraut minister of the inter ior tonight handed his resigna tion to Premier Gaston Dmi niergue but no action will be taken in the matter until tin cabinet meeting Monday Kar liir i the day there had been rumors that Sarrant might quit the government because of the criticism of police protection given the asaassinated King Alexander of Yugoslavia at Marseille By RICHARD 6 MASSOCK CiiurrUhl 1931liy Hit AKtoctelFd PARIS Oct suspected terrorists arrested today as accom plicos of Petrus Kalemen assassin of King Alexander of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou foreign min ister of France were found to be carrying passports indicating they were of AustroItalian origin Frances police under nationwide fire because of the assassinations questioned their suspects through out the day in an effort to solve the mystery of the double killing that is shaking the diplomatic founda tions of Europe Rumors spieadtbatthe govern ment of Premier Gaston Doumergue might resign in order to reorganize The feeling of the French people was running high not only because of the assassinations but because Peter was proclaimed king of Yugoslavia today by both houses of parliament sitting as a national assembly In a scene of Sadness and silence broken only by the spoken pledges the members sitting at a national assembly tobk the oaths to make the 11 year old son of the slain Alexan der King Peter the Second Each members took the oath in dividually to supoort the kings con stitution and the law of the land Solemn Scene Presented A solemn scene was presented as the pale nervous Prince Paul Alex anders cousin and head of the newly appointed regency looked down from the royal enclosure at hundreds of sadvisaged deputies as each raised his right hand and with the left on the Bible pledged him self to the new regime Prince Paul himself dramatically won the heart of parliament by a simple laconic speech After swearing faithfully to serve his country and to preserve the unity of its people he said Thank you for your confidence in me I think you have not made a mistake in me Break Into Cheers The deputies then broke into pro longed and excited cheers such as have seldom been won by a care fully worded oration in the parlia ment where the ceremony took place The senators and deputies still feeling the shock of Alexanders as sassination at Marseille obviously were reassured by the princes Iaso 3 rnlnmn Si iTuni to of previous alleged shortcomings of police work Both Born in Italy The two arrested suspects said they were Wladislav Benes and Yaroslav Novack The passports they carried were Chechoslovakian and showed Benes to have been born at Zara Italy in 1903 and Novack at Goritza Italy in 1900 Both of these places then were Austrian territory They were arrested at Thonon on the border of Switzerland shortly after a third suspect Sylvester Chalny had escaped from police hands at Fontainebleau Chalny was identified by a passport which he dropped a passport which like that of Kalemen was purported to have been issued by the Czechoslovakion consulate at Zagreb From Chalny before he escaped in a fusillade of police bullets was taken an aut omatic pistol clip of the same type as Kalemen used in his sub machine gun Woman Held by Abductor Reported III Fear Society Matron May Die in Hands of Kidnaper LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 11 Fears that Mrs Alice Stoll young society matron might die iu a kid napers hands was based it was earned today not only on the fact that she was beaten with an iron pipe until blood came but that she was suffering from a severe cold that had required a physician From members of the family of Berry V Stoll oil company vice president police learned during the night that the 26 year old former Bryn Mawr student and Junior league member was ill when a white faced man kidnaped her late yester day for S50000 ransom Had High Temperature Today Major William Schmidt night chief Of police said the youo woman had a high temperature yesterday afternoon when an uni dentified man got into the Stoll home by a ruse subdued her and her maid Ann Woolet and forced Mrs Stoll to leave with him in an automobile The family physician however said her temperature was not abnormally high The Stoll family and that of Wil liam S Speed retired capitalist her father announced from the starl theyowere ready to pay the ranson and today Mr Stoll reiterated Want Her Back We are not so much interestec now in the capture of the kidnaper as we are in the return of Alice A we want is to get her back alive Meanwhile federal agents wer being concentrated in Louisville t aid in the search on orders fron Washington and Gov Ruby Laffoo offered all possible state aid If a mighty ugly case the governo added in making his announce ment Roads Are Barricaded Roads leading north were barri caded in Indiana Kentucky sher iffs notified by radio teletype ana telephone watcLed their roads Louisville squad cars roared out to check futile clew after clew Fed eral agents drew in on the city But splotches of blood the cut lured wording of the threatening ransom note and the fallible mem ory of an almost hysterical maid were all the sleuths had to go on for hours after the kidnaping The two prisoners passports showed that they had been issued in Trieste Part of Terrorist Gang The police said they believed Kalemen and the suspects were part of a huge terrorist gang determined to slay not only King Alexander but high military officials of France as well They said the two men they held were to have re mained in Paris to make the second attempt at the kings life if Kale men failed at Marseille Benes under a French police grilling told his questioners that his friend Novack was really Nikomir Nalis whom police had been seeking as a terrorist agitator ever since Belgian authorities two weeks ago told them he was on French soil and intending to assassinate Alex ander But they were none too sure of this identification for Sylvester Chalny in his escape at Fontaine bleau dropped another passport bearing the name Sylvester Nalis It appeared possible the real Nalis was neither of these men Chalnys Iowa Man Killed When Car Stalls on Tracks FORT MADISON Oct 31 Harry Fixal 58 was killed early today when the car he was driving stalled on the Burlington railroad tracks near here and was struck by a train G Brown riding with Fixal was seriously injured passport showed he was born at Karlovach a Croatian city Guards New King France prepared to bury her be loved statesman Barthou even as she guarded zealously the safety of the new king of Yugoslavia 11 year old Peter and his mother the widowed Queen Marie Madame Le the wife of the president of France offered herself as a pledge of Queen Maries safety for dis guised with a heavy veil she rode through the streets of Paris in an automobbile with her husband sit ting in the palce of honor that spectators might think she was the Yugoslavian queen The widowed queen was virtually smuggled through the streets to Turn 3 Oilmnn ft The victim was seized home on Lime Kiln lane hei the fashionable but remote upper river road section of Louisville eigh miles from the city proper The kidnaper came about 3 oclock Wednesday afternoon saying h had come to repair the telephone which had been giving trouble Looked Like Fiend Ann Woolet 24 year old maid whose husband is a caretaker on Stoll estate admitted him She said he looked and acted like fiend He fooled around with the wires she said and then ripped CARS DERAILED DROP IN CREEK AT GUTTEK Dubuque Engineer and Fireman 2 Others Die in Crash GUTTENBERG Oct 11 our persons were instantly killed ind 14 injured eight seriously when i local Milwaukee passenger train eaped the rails and ploughed into a creek bed 15 feet below early to lay Tho identified dead Charles Stravinsky fifi pn ginecr Dubuqui Friink Munn 55 fireman In Mr and Mrs Waller KH prechl passengers Dubuquc The seriously injured George Messling hraUciiiiiu McGregor arm and shoulder crushed when he jumped Frank JMenvyn conductor La Crossc legs broken and head hurt in leap on to stones Harry Nicholson mail clerk Beilcvuc li f a I mid hands crushed Samuel Hess express messen ger Dubuqiie possible hurts Mrs William Kiddle Uii buqlK ehest crushed and HI lernal injuries Clavtus Nelson DuhuuiiR back injury and face lacerat ed William K VIehr 18 Henna Vista student arms broken Larwenec Saylor Kuena Aista neck and jaw injured Other passengers hurt included Evelyn Van Horn 16 Buena Vista broken collarbone Marion 16 lacerated by glass Lou ise Saylor 15 Buena Vista head cuts George Dean 15 Buena Vista bruised and cut Willarc Christ 14 Turkey River nose lacerated AH are high school students who ride daily to classes in Gultenberg A Dally of Dubuque was also slightly injured TIowK Off Truck The engineer and fireman rode the engine to their death as it plowed off the track and roared 200 feet before dropping into the ditch and overturning The engine boiler ex ploded tearing apart from the cab and scalding the engineer beyond recognition The fireman was pin ioned in his cab and burned Riding in the one day coach that made up the train with a combina tion baggage and mail car Mr and Mrs Ruprecht were both crushed and the woman was decapitated The accident happened as the train rounded a curve at a m cnroute to Guttenberg where it was due at a m Members of the crew said the engine lunged away from the track while the tender snapped loose and imbedded itself in the rightofway The two cars con tinued ahead and piled on to their away the who had connection Mrs been ill several Stoll days came downstairs when she heard the noise The man menaced Mrs Woolrt with a gun forced her to tape the HKP 3 riiliimn Tn CRITICALLY HURT AT EMMETSBURG Genevieve Moo die Turns Car to Side to Avoid Hit ting Horse EMMETSBURG Oct 31 Miss Genevieve Moodie 28 Emmets burg beauty parlor operator was critically injured early today in an auto accident when she turned the car she was driving to one side of the road to avoid hitting a horse Little hope was held for her recov ery as she is suffering a double skull fracture and internal injuries Miss Moodie who is the daughter of Mr and Mrs J D Moodie of near Ayrshire was driving her girl friends car on highway 18 four miles west of Emmetsburg when tho accident occurred Catherine Phillips 23 who was riding in the front seat with Miss Moodie narrowly escaped severe in juries Joe Phillips 20 and Victor Hand 23 who were in the rear seat suffered minor injuries Miss Moodie was thrown 30 feet when the accident occurred All of the injured persons live in Emmets burg I Ilici 3 minimi II Answers On Etiquet How many of these on ttiquet can you answer Does a di vorcee continue to use her hus bands name Are invitations ever written on visiting cards What do thi letters P P C mean when they appear on a visiting card Where should a woman sit hi a motor or carriage having a driver When do persons shake hands Should one always be announced when calling on a person living IB an apartment house Is party call still considered obligatory How are artichokes eaten Should a hostess wait an indefinite time for all the guests to arrive at dinner The above arc only a few of the HOO questions answered in the new edition with colored cover of the useful booklet Modern Manners available only through our Wash ington Information bureau at a cost inc handling charge of 10 cents Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Hnskin director Wnhington D C I enclose I cents in coin f carefully wnipprdi for the booklet on Modern Manner1 Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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