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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                t f T 01 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI nvs CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 151934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS BECTJON ONE NO 3 Court Sets Rapid Pace Makes Record With Over 300 Cases in Day HAUPTMANN SPRINCS SURPRISE By HERBERT FLUMMER WASHINGTON Oct 15 The supreme court is setting a pace of its own comparable to that of any govern mental activity around the na tional capital Neither the legislative nor executive depart ments of the gov ernment can boast a more ina posing record than that estab lished by the nine justices thus far in the fall term of the nations highest tribunal In landing down more than 300 orders on the second decision day of the present term an alltime record was set Not content with this how ever the justices immediately turn ed to hearing arguments on cases pending since last spring Youngest Is 59 Such feats are all the more re markable when the ages of the jus tices are taken into consideration The youngest man on the court is Justice Roberts who is 59 The old est is Justice Brandels who will be 78 in November Chief Justice Hughes is 72 Justice Van Devan ter 75 Justice McReynolds 72 Jus tice Sutherland 72 Justice Butler 68 Justice Stone 62 and Justice Cardoza 64 It is while William Howard Taft was chief justice that the court be gan to speed up In contrast to the jammed docket of previous years the rotund and jovial Taft began a drive to bring the court abreast of its work He succeeded and Charles Evans Hughes continues to press for action It is largely through the efforts of Chief Justice Hughes that the court is able to display such bursts of speed as at present Stadiei 0 0 F Opens 5Day Convention in Mason City 2000 EXPECTED AT SESSIONS OF IOWA BRANCHES Department Council Has First Meeting Gathering of decisions ejqpectea it this session oftthe court on the new deal re nlVed interests being taken by Washington observers on how the justices have lined up in the past As matters stand now the court is divided into distinct groups Op posed to Brandeis Stone and Car doza on many major issues revolv ing around broad economic ques tions are McHeynolds VanDevan ter Sutherland and Butler Chief Justice Hughes was regard ed as a conservative when he carne back to head the court after Tafts death but neither his attitude nor that of Justice Roberts can be per dicted with any degree of certainty Roberts and Hughes hold the bal ance of power when the fixed and fundamental differences become known MONDAY EVENING p m Patriarchal Degree will be conferred by Wahkonsa Encampment of Fort Dodge I O O F temple p m Reception program and dance at the armory All members are asked to see the homes TUESDAY MORNING Oct 16 a m Regular session of grand encampment I O 0 F temple a m Opening session of the Rebekah assembly at M E church TUESDAY AFTERNOON p m Closing session grand encampment and installation of officers I O 0 F temple p session Re bekah assembly M E church TUESDAY EVENING p m Banquet Ladies No Name club p m Conferring the decora tion of chivalry and grand ball at armory It is the duty of every member to visit the homes FIRST SALVAGE COMPANY IN IOWA Chief Dan Shire of the Mason City fire department is shown Ml tnndmff Ch ef GROW of Sioux City with the new salvage truck which was added to the local Saturdaj It first complete unit in Iowa and was designed by Chief Shire Seated on the truck arc the salvage men Harold Hut chison at the wheel nnd Lester Lindsay in charge Photo by Lock Cut by Coal Rush Starts in Des Moines When Diggers Reveal Vein DBS MOINES Oct 15 Workmen hauling dirt for an ap proach to a new bridge in North Des Moines Saturday uncovered a vein of coal Today there was a coal rush on in Des Moines residents of the neighborhood hauling away the coal in trucks trailers wheelbar even a baby perambu lator One worker said this discovery is doing a lot of good for people in this neighborhood Many of us and iS 1 tms iieignuuiiiuuu iiiAtj re having plenty hard sledding and little thing like this will help vis 400 delegates registered and more arriving every hour the an nual state meeting of Odd Fellows Rebekahs and other affiliated or ganizations opened Monday This is the fifth time in the past 40 years that the grand lodge has convened in Mason City one ot the favorite convention cities of the or ganization since its state old peo ples and orphans homes are sit uated here The first event on the program of five days was the special session of the department council at the I O 0 F temple Monday morning This was followed by the past presidents drill at the armory Rebekahs Also Meet The opening session of the grand encampment started at oclock Monday afternoon at the I O 0 F temple while at 4 oclock in the afternoon a special session of the Rebekah assembly was scheduled to get under way at the First Metho dist church With colorful banners displayed on lamp posts and show windows the city was in gay attire in wel coming the visiting lodge members who are expected to number be tween 2000 and 3000 by the time the sessions of the grand lodge of 1 0 Q F get under way Wednes day A parade at oclock Wed nesday afternoon will probably mark the high tide of the attend ance The department council session was only a special gathering inas much as the regular meetings are Turn tfl Pace 3 Column 4 are a through the winter TAeWeather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy warmer in east and central portions possi bly showers in extreme west Monday night Tuesday unset tled showers and cooler in west and central portions MINNESOTA Cloudy prob ably showers Tuesday and in north portion Monday nijrht cooler in south and extreme west portions Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 79 Minimum in Night 54 At 8 A M Monday 57 Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 74 Minimum in Night 41 At 8 A M Sunday 55 The first raindrops to descend on Mason City in October occurred a little before oclock Monday morning Before 10 oclock the clouds had vanished with only 06 of an inch of precipitation in the dohe Gazettes gage JOHNSON TAKEN OFF NBA PAYROLL Fighting Cavalryman Back in Private Life After 16 Months Service WASHINGTON Oct 15 Hugh S Johnson dropped off NRAs payroll today The fighting cavalryman who put 95 per cent of American busi ness under the blue eagle codes is back in private life after 16 months of public service For two weeks he has been with out executive power in the indus trial recovery administration he created Seven men are doing the job once filled by the retired brig adier general His resignation to President Roosevelt became effective today Friends expect him to become a special adviser on laborindustry conflicts under NRA codes But Johnson confined in Walter Reeci hospital with a sinus infection would not commit himself With him in his departure was Miss Frances Robinson personal assistant who was known to mil lions as Robbie For the present Robbie says the new private offices Johnson has engaged will be used only to handle their mail Confesses He Threw Child Into Furnace Laborer Claims Girl Was Killed When She Fell MOUNT VERNON N Y Oct 15 said today that Law rence Stone husky young laborer had confessed throwing 5 year old Nancy Jean Costigan into a huge apartment house furnace A tiny gold ring a childs wrist watch and a few blackened bones were removed from the furnace yes terday after the 6 foot oil fed flames had been turned off They were all that remained A trail of blood through a base ment maze was interpreted by po lice as mute testimony of a brutal assault but Stones confession as announced by Chief Inspector Mich ael I Silverstein said the girl was hurt in a fall She Turned Blue Stone discharged handyman at the apartment house was quoted as confessing he had been playing with the child in the basement and had hit her with her rubber ball She fell he said striking Jier head op the concrete floor Then she turned blue Stone started to carry Nancy Jean upstairs the confession con tinued but became panic stricken He threw her into the flames Blood smeared on his clothes led to the arrest of Stone who is 24 He insisted during hours of ques tioning that he knew nothing of the slaying Blood on Clothes Police said he explained he got the blood on his clothes while help ing to turn upright a police patrol which had been in a collision on its way to the apartment house But Inspector Silverstein said a hall man had noticed Stones blood flecked coat before the slaying was discovered A tenant of the building said she had seen Stone and the child to gether half an hour before the hor ror stricken hall man following the drying splotches saw the little skull through the leaping flames Haney Jean daughter of a well to do Long Island couple had been visiting her aunt Mrs C Russell Newhouse atthe PelHutchinson apartment house the largest and one of the most exclusive apart ment structures in Mount Vernon Their Only Child Mr and Mrs Richard J Costigan of Forest Hills her parents were upstairs with Mrs Newhouse when the slaying was discovered They had come to take Nancy Jean home She was their only child Nancy Jean had been playing merrily with the little rubber ball most of the afternoon building em ployes noticed The last they saw her Was about p m At 5 oclock Charles Hutchinson went into the cellar to regulate the furnace and started for the steep metal steps leading to the subbase rnent which contains the oil burner Turn to FURC 3 Column 1 WOMAN MISSING FOR FIFTH DAY Louisville Familyu Is Believed to Have Made Contact With Abductor LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 15 The fifth day the most portentious for Alice Speed Stoll since she was kidnaped brought the belief today that the family has established con tact with the abductor Those in a position to know greed that the fifth day played an important part in the 50000 ran som note Fears have been ex pressed that the kidnaper intended to kill the young society matron if at that time he had not received the ransom and made his way to safety With the case at this critical stage it was pointed out signifi cantly that Sunday was the first day since the kidnaping last Wed nesday to pass without an appeal by radio to the kidnaper The ran som money has been dispatched to Nashville apparently to be called for there or forwarded elsewhere Clews Run Down Most promising of the clews run down by the officers today seemed to be that suggested by the report ed sighting of a woman who looked like Mrs Stoll in Warren county half way between Louisville and Nashville It was in this direction that Stoll drove furiously last Fri day this section of Kentucky is honeycombed withcaves Beneath every hill and opening into every valley they lie in hundreds The region is wild and sparsely settled Some investigators agreed that Mrs still alive despite be ing ill with a cold when she was taken away in a negligee and light be hidden in one of those little caverns Lost for Days Even natives of the region have been lost for days when injured or otherwise caught in the caves even when friends had some general idea of where to search for them In these several hundred square miles the kidnapers could have found a place to conceal themselves for week So far as the man who is direct ing the search is concerned the case apparently is exactly where it started I wont claim any progress has been made said Harold Nathan department of justice agent The five futile days have yielded clews and have been marked by im portant developments but no re sults PICTURES Iowa and Nebraska battle on the gridiron The GlobeGazette brings you the story of the heartbreaking 1413 Iowa loss in full page of on page 10 in this issue The stars of the Hawks and Huskers in full graphic story of how the pigskin traveled during the whole there Turn to page a sports treat Court Backs U S Action on Airmail Supreme Bench Turn Down Appeal of Al Capone WASHINGTON Oct 15 government succeeded today in the supreme court in turning back an attack on the constitutionality of he cancelation of airmail contracts last February The court refused to review a case brought by Transcontinental and Western Air Inc Lower courts has held it must be dismissed because the government could not be sued without its consent Their decision stands In addition the court refused to aid Alphonse Capone convicted Chicago gangster recently removed to the Alcatraz federal penitentiary in his effort to obtain freedom It declined to review the refusal of lower courts to release him HUNT CHIEFS OF ASSASSIN BAND Malny Reputed Member of Gang Reported Caught in France PARIS Oct 15 search of all Europe for Dr Ante Pavelich and Gustav Perec named as Balkan terrorist chiefs by confessed fellow conspirators of the assassin Petrus Kalernen was begun today to stamp out what police call a gang of in ternational assassins Fears for the lives of Yugoslav government leaders spurred the search for higher ups along with three fugitive members of the sui cide sguad including a beautiful Slavic gun girl associate of Kale men Yugoslav officials have revealed the real name of King Alexanders assassin was Vlada Georgieff Tschernocemskz a notorious Mace donian terrorist and an associate of Ivan Mihailoff whom they held re sponsible for several previous as sassinations Sylvester Malny alias Zilni nam ed by alleged accomplices as a member of the Marseille assassina tion gang was reported captured today at Melun He escaped from Fontainebleau police the day of the assassinations DMOREHOPE SEEN FOR 1200 MEN IN COAL PIT VIember of Hungarian Parliament Gives Up Mediation PECS Hungary Oct 15 Convinced there was no more hope or them a member of the Hungar an parliament emerged today from the black pit where for 106 hours 1200 miners have been self entomb ed striking for more pay I expected a terrible catastrophe n the coal mines any moment said Janos Estergalyos democratic so ialist parliamentarian who descend ed into the mine in an attempt to mediate with the infuriated men What I saw down there will be the most terrible remembrance of my life he said The miners have become absolutely insane from their awful experience Sees Hope They are determined either to commit suicide by wrecking the pumps or to blow up the mine There is no more hope for them Until Estergalyos returned from the bottom of the 1000 foot pit nothing had been heard from the miners since early morning when they sent up a request for 345 cof fins with the words We are determined to die For get about us goodbye to the children The more violent of the crazed men have been tied to posts by their comrades to prevent them from killing themselves said Ester galyos Men Out of Control The trade union no longer has any control over the men Utterly exhausted they are huddled down there in the heat lying on the dirty water soaked bed of the mine with huge chunks of coal for pillows Some are unconscious Nearly five days without water to drink has parched their throats and they could not eat if they had food In their agony and thirst and hunger some of them utter sounds like tormented animals At 2 p m government officials wished to send troops to the bot tom of the pit to force the strikers to the surface at the point of bay onet and gun and put an end to their threats of self elimination un less wage demands of 350 a week are met Elevator Holds 16 But the fact that the mine ele vator holds only 16 men thus far has prevented the government from taking any steps since authorities feared the hungry and enraged miners might attempt to butchers the soldiers with pickaxes Terrible scencs were reported from the dark subterranean chasm where hunger striking mines now have endured 96 hours of steady self confinement because mine own ers refused to give them more than two days employment weekly and to pay more than The government hesitated to force the company owning the mine in which Austrians and Britishers are heavily invested to meet the miners demands fearing it might lead to complications with foreign governments It would also lead authorities feared to similar strikes for wage increases among Hungar ian miners throughout the country Only Angers Men Premier Goemboes sought without success to end the strike yesterday He sent five emissaries into the mine to deliver this ultimatum Come up within 30 minutes If vou refrain from lawlessness and SAVIOR OF FRANC Associated Press Photo RAYMOND P01NCAKB POINCARE DIES IN PARIS AT 74 End of Former President May Have Been Hurried by Assassinations By JOHN EVANS PARIS Oct 15 PI Raymond Poincare one of the last of Frances great World war figures died quietly at oclock this morning Tbe war time president nnd sa vior of the franc ill years later was 74 years old The shock of the Marseille assas sinations may have hurried the end M Poincare grieved over the dis astrous event for he knw King Al exander well and Louis Barthou washJs lifelong friend 1lan National Funeral Poincare will be given a national funeral Saturday immediately after President Lebruns return from King Alexanders funeral at Bel grade The body will lie in state at the Pantheon until Saturday noon when it will be taken to Notre Dame cathedral for services then returned to the Pantheon for Pre mier Doumerges funeral oration After a military display the body will be taken to Sampigny for pri vate burial at Nubecourt Death came at his home here at ter a short illness which doctors thought was not serious The elder ly statesman had expected to leave shortly on his annual winter trip to the Riviera Just Woni Out Although virtually in political re tirement since he resigned as pre mier in 1929 Poincare had just been reelected to a departmental council seat after a spectaculai physical comeback Doctors two vears ago gave him up for lost He was just worn out they said today All last night his wife and friends watched with him He was con scious but an extension of his par alysis stilled his voice He died in CLAIMS HE TOLD POLICE HE HAD MORE OF MONEY Admits He Lied on Day of Arrest Offers His Alibi NEW YORK Oct 15 Richard Hauptmann sprung a sur prise in Bronx supreme court today by informing Attorney General David T Wilentz of New Jersey that he had informed police when arrested that he had more of the Lindbergh ransom money in his pos session A short time before Hauptmann had testified that he had told a lie when he informed police on the day of his arrest that a gold note found in his possession was part of worth of such notes he had saved Wilentz then asked the prisoner why he did not admit to police that he hart in his possession some of the Lindbergh money I did Hauptmann replied You did continued Wilentfc Who did you tell finl in Uniform Hauptmann said he did not know but thought it was ORyan former Police Commissioner Asked whether it was a police man in uniform Hauptmann said it was not He said he would know the man if he saw him and several po lice officials stood in court Asked whether Chief Inspector John A Lyons was the man Hauptmann said yes Hauptmann testified that he was at his East 222nd street home in tht Broox the night oi March 1 1832 the night the Lindbergh baby waa kidnaped Asked by his counsel James M Fawcett whether he recalled the first day of March 1932 Haupt mann testified without hesitation that he remembered taking his wife Anna who preceded him on the stand home from a Bronx lunchroom where she worked that night Took Her to Work He remembered clearly also he said taking her to work that morn ing The prisoner said he called at the bakery between 6 and 7 p m the night of the kidnaping had supper there and went home with his wife remaining at home that night Although Hauptmann testified unhesitatingly that he remembered taking his wife home the night of March 1 1932 his memory failed when he was asked whether he worked for the Majestic hotel on March 1 1932 His counsel pressed the point and at length Hauptmann replied as far as I can remember I worked every day But you dont remember exactly what days that check was payment for do you Fawcett asked No I dont Hauptmann replied Two Checks Shown The check in question was one of two introduced in evidence and was Turn Ince 3 fiiliimn 21 Former Professor at Iowa Succumbs FINDLAY Ohio James Deming Oct 15 professor of English at Findlay college died of pneumonia He formerly was an in structor at Iowa State university He had been working on a new freshman English textbook Classes at the college will he dismissed Tuesday for the funeral Turn to Ilici 3 nliinin B Hutchins Talks to Roosevelt Believe Appointment Near WASHINGTON Oct 15 Appointment of Robert M Hutchins president of the University of Chi cago to the chairmanship of the national labor relations board ap peared imminent today after he had talked with President Roosevelt Hutchins declined to comment after his conference with the presi dent but it became known that an announcement probably would be made soon by the white house Lloyd Garrison of Wisconsin uni versity recently retired from the chairmanship of the labor board to resume his post at Madison China Puts Tax of 10 Per Cent Upon Exports of Silver Make Apple Pie When apples are right and the cook knows how to do it there is nothing that comes to the table that is more delectable than deepfish apple pie In Everybodys Cook Book now offered to our readers for the first time are some 300 tested receipes and one of the best is that which tells exactly how to SHANGHAI Oct 15 gave its answer today to the United States silver 10 per cent tax on all exports of thn metal I The nationalist government after make this famous pastry This re weeks of deliberation on the silna1 cipe alone is worth the price of the tion put the tax into effect today j book deeming unsatisfactory Americas j Many receipes in the collection reply to negotiations for coopera1 nre original and all are excellent tion I They are simple and practicable The drain of silver from China and were compiled by one of the due to increased prices has lowered I noted women cooks of Washington Chinese purchasing power and alarmed government and financial circles Chinas currency is based on silver Would Take Chaco Peace Efforts Out of Hands of League GENEVA Oct 15 project to remove the efforts to end the Chaco war from the league of na tions and place it in the hands of countries of the PanAmerican con ference was imported today to be sponsored by Uruguay Several delegates to the leagues conciliation committee sairt they had been sounded out on the matter but it has not been formally brought be fore the committee Everybodys Cook Book can be procured only through our Wash ington Information bureau Price 15 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