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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                in NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTB A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS WLRH SKRV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 18 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 6 CCCSupport Extensive Early Criticisms of Work No Longer Heard By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Oct Presi dent Roosevelts decision that the work of thecivi lian conservation corps must go on came as no surprise to Wash ington observers The presidents pet project of the new d e a 1 laughed at by many at first de nounced as vi sionary by oth ers gradually has come to be regarded as one of the most outstanding accomplish ments of the administration AAA FERA and all the other al phabetical groups of the new deal have at one time or another come in for scathing criticism but CCC has been singulary spared Aside from the charges of graft in the pur chase of toilet kits for members of the corps in the early stages of or ganization no serious criticism has been made The reason is easily understand able CCC a new and hitherto un tried experiment on a national scale has proved a godsend It apparently has solved admittedly one of the gravest and most important prob lems to face the country during the period of depression 850000 Enrolled A casual glance at the report sub mitted to the president by Robert Fechner director covering the first j8 months of CCC operation offers convincing proof for its existence During that period Fechner esti mates that some 850000 young men war veterans and Indians had been enrolled in CCC camps over the country The authorized strength of IB corps at the present is 370000 the personnel is changing con itly Fechner each njonth to re industry Tjnsjnew and the The cost of the experiment to the government for the year and a half of operation has been Of this amount has been paid in wages ofwhich 000000 jund its way to the fami lies or dependent of members of the eorps Skeptics Convinced If President Roosevelt is deter mined to make the CCC in some form or another permanent and apparently he is he probably will encouter little difficulty in obtain ing approval of congress Those who were skeptical at the start as well as those who openly ridiculed the idea in congress have remained to become convinced of its effectiveness In all probability the president can write his own ticket as far as senators and representa tives are concerned Not even those who like Senator Huey Long of Louisiana derisively termed the CCC a bunch of sapling planters are apt to stand in the way 4 CCC Workers Hurt When Truck Crowded From Highway by Car CEDAR RAPIDS Oct 18 Four men attached to a CCC camp at Sigourney were injured one seriously last night when a truck in which they were riding allegedly was crowded off highway 161 two miles east of Springville by another truck Clifford Lee 24 the most ser iously hurt has a fractured jaw lacerations on his face and a slight brain concussion He was removed to the Diversity hospital at Iowa City The others who suffered cuts and bruises are Bernard Kelleher 21 Alvin Heath 21 and Bert Kluck 19 The other driver was D B Ford of Des Moines HELD AS LEADERS OF ASSASSINS ODD FELLOWS ON PARADE DOWN FEDERAL Odd Fellows Select Marshalltown for 1935 DEGREES BEFORE LARGE NUMBER FORECAST IOWA Cloudy showers Thursday night and probably in east portion Friday morning warmer in west and central por tions Thursday night warmer Friday MINNESOTA Cloudy show ers tonight and possibly in ex treme east portion Friday morning warmer IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 34 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 47 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M 43 The thermometer made a new kw for the month Wednesday night Memorial Service Held to Honor Odd Fellow Dead of Past Year BULLETIN The grand lodge of Odd Fel lows Thursday afternoon select ed Marshalltown as the 1935 meeting place A F Sleuart of Ida Grove was reelected to succeed himself ustrustee of the Odd Fellows Orphans home These two Itenig were Thursday morning made a special order of business for the afternoon session The Iowa grand lodge of Odd Fel lows nominated officers for election at the June meeting of the organi zation at the Thursday session of the order held in the I O O F temple The convention of Iowa Odd Fel lows and affiliated organizations was now on its fourth day with the grand lodge and the Rebekahs con tinuing in session the latter meet ing at the First Methodist church Registration Thursday was near ing the 2000 mark with 263 towns and cities represented Officers Nominated Following are the officers nomi nated For grand master George B Baker Sigourney For deputy grand Koepf Burlington For grand R Off North English J M Andrews Oelwein and J A Chandler Gait For grand A Mer riam Des Moines For grand treasurer C D Evans Ottumwa For grand representative for two J Irwin Des Moines and Samuel D Whiting Iowa City For grand representative for one E Danielson Cherokee Adopt Flower The chrysanthemum was adopted as the flower of the organization for the coming year The resolution to this effect was introduced by the Rev T S Humphrey Des Moines and seconded by C D Jacobson Clarion after a beautiful bouquet of Turn to Page 8 Column 3 TAX FIGHTS IN CAPITAL LOOM Almost Half of Companies Deny Charge Made by Government WASHINGTON Oct is Legal fights threatened today as the treasury sought to collect mil lions of dollars in tax deficiencies from 100 corporations Almost half of the companies have denied they owe the money Some have challenged a penalty provision under which the taxes are assessed They say it is an ex ecutive usurpation of power to Transfer Ths move to plug what treasury experts regard as tax loopholes be came known last night A tax de ficiency of was assessed against Fisher and company of De troit It is a holding concern for in vestments of the six Fisher broth ers for years powerful in the motor car business The treasury is aiming especially at what it calls the transfer of prof its tn surplus for the purpose of avoiding surtax payments by stock holders7 It has levied penalties of SO per cent of net income on a long list of concerns The penalties are directed at holdings of numerous wealthy persons among others Deficiences are Cited Among the alleged dcficiences cited are Matson Securities company San Francisco 5874377 for 1930 William De Mille movie producer S100788 Rands Inc Holding company of W C Rands of Detroit Sl047999 for 19271930 DelawareOlmsted company of Wilmington Del which indirectly holds large investments in the Em pire Power corporation and the Long Island Lighting company M464877 for 1910 Above is a section of the T 0 O F parade staged by Odd Fellows nml Hfiiliiiied organizations through the business section of the city Wednesday afternoon In the foreground Is the Mason City high school bund one of several musical units in the column Robinson Is Reported as Special Grand Jury Called to Probe Abduction SPRINGFIELD Ohio Oct 18 Lfl intensive search for Thomas H Robinson Jr with extra police detailed to the hunt was ordered late today by Chief of Police George Bele after three persons reported seeing a man answering the fugi tives description this morning Special Jury Called LOUISVILLE Ky Oct 18 A special grand jury to inquire into the kidnaping of Mrs Alice Speed Stoll today was ordered impanelled Saturday by Federal District Judge Charles I Dawson The order was issued on motion of U S District Attorney Thomas J Sparks who announced yesterday he would demand the death penalty for Thomas H Robinson Jr discharged lunatic sought as SOCIAL SERVICE GIVEN EMPHASIS Responsibility No Longer Can Be Shunted Says Raphael H Miller DES MOINES Oct IS time is past when social responsibil ity can be shunted to the sidetrack while private gain takes the right ofway declared the Rev Raphael H Miller of Washington1 in an ad dress here today before the inter national convention of Disciples of Christ Speaking on Your Money and Your Life the Rev Mr Miller said that once social service was the by product of industry but in the future private profit will be by the byproduct of Christian administra tion of the social functions Xew Boards Heard Missionary work of the Christian church in India held the interest of foreign mission delegates at an early breakfast today A separate conference was also opened to dis cuss the problems of pastors wives Reports were given this afternoon by A F Wickes of Indianapolis consulting architect for Christian churches on church erection and by the Rev F M Rogers of St Louis general secretary of the Na tional Benevolent association on work of church Supported charity and benevolet institutions Both are new boards severed a year ago from the United Christian Mission ary society at the Pittsburgh con vention of the church Consolidation Is Discussed Action was also expected by the general convention on a recommen dation to consolidate the field edu cation functions of the church in the hands of the United Christian Missionary society These functions include missionary Sunday school and temperance programs hereto fore handled by individual boards Education in colleges and schools sponsored by the church would re main with the board of college edu cation Nearly 7000 visitors were re ported in attendance today with more than 3000 official delegates registered to vote on national church affairs Will Consolidate Programs Approval was given by an unani mous vote of the general convention today to the establishment of a board of unified promotion to con solidate national fund raising pro grams for six major boards and 23 state bodies of the church who had previously sanctioned the plan The new plan to be set in motion kidnaping and conspiracy by the national commission on budgets and promotional relation 3 27 man who abducted the young society matron and held her six days for 550000 ransom Sparks recounted how the young society matron was slugged and taken from her home the afternoon of Oct 10 and held six days in an Indianapolis apartment Urged Immediate Irobe The action of said parties con stitutes a flagrant and defiant vio lation of the laws of the U S Sparks said and urged an immedi ate grand jury investigation Earl J Connelly of the Cincinnati bureau department of justice said the typewriter found in the Indian apolis apartment where Mrs Stoll was held had been shown by tests to be the one on which the long rambling ransom note was written threatening death to the victim and her family Report Bill Found A possible clew to the where abouts of Robinson was seen in a report from Hopkinsville Ky that one of the bills had been found there Federal agents were notified Mrs Frances Robinson 23 wife of the alleged abductor and the latters father Thomas Henry Rob inson Sr of Nashville Tenn were charged jointly with Robinson now 500 HOMELESS AFTER STORM Earthquake in Sslifornia Is j f hollowed by Tornado Heavy Rain LOS ANGELES Oct 18 Two boys missing 500 people homeless highways blocked by landslides and property damage es timated at more than was the result today of a southern Cal ifornia weather potpourri Starting with a mild earthquake nature brought out about every trick in its bag yesterday including a mild tornado thunder lightning hail snow torrential a waterspout Donald Butterworth 9 Los An geles was reported missing by his mother Police said they had been informed a boy had fallen intn a storm drain near the Butterworth home Highways Are Damage Lloyd Spindle 11 also of Los An geles failed to return home from school and it was feared he had drowned in flooded streets The homeless were largely in the North State street area of Long Beach where nearly five inches of rain fell in 24 hours Palice estimated the damage to flooded homes would approximate In addition to this severe damage was done state highways The Transcontinental highway through Cajon Pass east of San Bernardino was completely blocked early today by landslides which fol lowed a cloudburst in the moun tains The road was covered with four feet of rocks and mud 200 Are Marooned Approximately 200 people were marooned in the Cajon Pass includ ing the passengers of five Trans continental buses The Santa Fe railroad tracks through the pass also were affected by landslides Traffic was delayed more than two hours During the intermittent down pours a miniature tornado whirled through Inglewood suburb of Los Angeles high tides pounded at Newport Beach sending a house in to the ocean and a waterspout ap peared off the breakwater light at San Pedro Hail thunder lightning and snow were reported in various sections CONFERENCES IN FARM AID WORK ARE SCHEDULED Future Legislation to Be Considered Soon With Leaders WASHINGTON Oct IS Future farm relief legislation will be taken up soon by Chester C Davis farm administrator in a series of conferences with farm leaders and businessmen The meetings lasting some two months will supplement President Roosevelts discussions with busi nessmen on general conditions and administration activities Study Adjustment Act Dr H R Tolley AAA program planner and his assistant A J S Waver have begun studying the adjustment act with AAA attor neys preparatory to any changes needed at the next congress In the word of some officials the act will be combed out straight Officials hope also to line up sup port for legislation from congress To Forestall Agitation The strategy was planned to fore stall agitation against processing taxes of which the administration already has heard rumblings and the arguments that since some farm prices have reached the par ity level the AAA has served its purpose aodsbould be disbanded Officials are alsodetermined to seek reintroduction and pas sage of the clarifying amend ments to the adjustment act which failed to pass in the closing hours of the last session One amendment which Senator Byrd DVa specifically objected to provided more specific defini tion of the secretarys powers in licensing handlers of commodities moving in interstate commerce Davis has declared his intention of renewing the fight for this amend ment Biackhawk Protective Group Opens Stream Improvement Program Jr WATERLOO Oct Biackhawk county Fish and Game Protective association today started a campaign for stream improvement propagation of upland game and other projects linked with the states 25 year conservation pro gram By cooperation we can set this program ahead 10 years in one said John C Jago deputy game warden John Way is the president of the new organization ships xvill probably become effec tive July 1 1935 and direct an an nual budget of more than 000 Finances of individual churches will not be affected lowan Charged With Robbery Kidnaping ROCHESTER Minn Oct 18 JP Gutel 22 of Storm Lake Iowa garage employe here was in dicted by the Oltnsted county grand jury on two counts charging rob bery in the second degree and kid naping the object of an intensive hunt with to kid nap The young wife was held in the Jefferson county jail here last night in default of 550000 sum similar to that paid out to obtain the release of Mrs Stoll She spent a restless night twice attended by the jail physician and refused to eat breakfast In a note to Martin Connor the jailer she demanded counsel as my right The jailer said he would refer the note to the district attorney He had said yes terday counsel would be provided for later She entered a formal plea of not guilty The elder Robinson was held in Nashville awaiting service of the warrant 2 lowans Held for Murder Arraigned MANCHESTER Oct 18 R S Tracy of Manchester and Mrs Flossie Fear of Farley were ar raigned in district court here on informations charging them with the murder of Mrs Tracy Oct 3 They waived formal arraignment and were given one day to plead Will Suggest Abandonment COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct IS of North Eighth street line and reduced service on other feeder lines will be suggested to the city council by the special ronncil committee named to study the unprofitable feeder tram serv ice in Council Bhiffp it was an nounced IOWA OFFICERS HUNTING FLOYD Laws Dragnet Spread Over Southern and Central Parts of State DES MOINES Oct 18 laws dragnet swept over south central Iowa today where last night Charles Pretty Boy Floyd No 1 public enemy of the southwest and two wounded companions were be lieved lo have escaped with an odd assortment of tire pump tool kit and tire repair sot from the automobile of a frightened and be wildered farmer State bureau of criminal investi gation agents together with county officers were investigating the re port of a Wayne county farmer name undisclosed who said that a man he identifier as Floyd and four others two badiy wounded halted him on a highway intersection west of Corytlon The bandits driving a Ford V8 sedan bristling with machine guns j and rifles accreted the farmer at i yyQ jylore iOWc the intersection of highways 65 and j 3 about last night a report KrPPfi Prnm S P from the state police radio station lccu L luul L KGHO said The farmer who said they took only tools from his car reported the theft to the Wayne county sheriff Police and iheriffs have been searching for Floyd in Iowa and other western states since he WHS 1 surprised in a hideout near Mcln i tire exchanging machine gun fire iwitn state and county officers Kings Rites Conducted in Yugoslavia Sarcophagus Carried by 50 Men at Services By CHAHLKS H MKISTEFl IttM by The AmoclnUd BELGRADE Oct body of the murdered King Alexander was placed today near those of his ancestors in the royal memorial chape in Topolo While 50 men bore the sarco phagus up a hi through tree lined lanes to the chapel all activities throughout Yugoslavia remained at a standstill for two minutes as the common people paid tribute to their fallen king Then as Alexander was laid in the tomb which he had only re cently completed church bells were tolled throughout the country They mingled strangely with heavy guns on land and sea which roared out a mighty dirge Lies Beside Grandfather Trumpeters sounded a farewell taps for the dead soldiersovereign Mignon as Alexander called his wife the dowager Queen Marie took leave of her royal consort and the doors of the tomb were closed Alexanders body lies beside the headless body of his grandfather Massed thousands of mourners were held back by troops standing shoulderto shoulder as the funeral train from Belgradeto TopoloOnly children were allowed on the right side of the route en abling troops to supervise more ef ficiently the activities of adults on the left Many Arrests Made Spectators were not allowed to carry canes or umbrellas despite a drizzling rain An atmosphere of terror prevailed lest anarchists at tempt to take the lives of the three kings in the funeral Peter II son of Alexander Carol of Rumania his uncle and Boris of Bulgaria Secret service agents made many arrests as they mingled among the crowd seeking firearms and bombs A mighty massed assemblage fell j to its knees on the cold bare pave ment as if by one impulse as the flag draped sarcophagus nf the warrior king whose grandfather Black George was slain by Turks passed through the main streets of the capital into President Wilson square Benediction Is Murmured In one voice the crowd murmured a benediction upon tbe slain ruler As Alexanders body was carried from the national cathedral to the gun carriage which conveyed it to the train for Topoluj the majectic strains of Chppins ufneral march followed the intonation of Yugo slavias national anthem A wave of emotion swept through the kneeling crowds on the streets Preceding the royal sarcophagus a distinguished Serbian general car ried the murdered sovereigns glit tering crown which seemed to typi fy the tragic splendor nf his death The same crown will be worn by the child king Peter when he reaches the age of 18 Aged Servant Follows One of the most touching scenes of all was the tottering figure of Alexanders aged personal servant and bodyguard a wounded Serbian veteran of the Balkan wars who walked behind the coffin with tears streaming down his lined face But the sight that moved all hearts was the 11 year old King Peter dressed with the simplicity of an American schoolboy The earn est youngster seemed to embody all the future hopes of the Yugoslav nation The crowds wept mingled tears of grief and joy as he passed Walking between two queens his mother Marie of Yugoslavia and his grandmother Marie of Rumania Peter was flanked nn all sides by armed officers There was little chance for a terrorist bomb or gun shot to reach him 2 ARE BELIEVED MASTER MINDS IN KILLING PLOT Three More of Terrorists Group Believed at Large TURIN Italy Oct 18 Ante Pavelicl and Egon Kvater nik alleged by French police to bn the master minds behind the assas sinations of King Alexander of Yugoslavia and Foreign Minister Louis Barthou of France were ar rested here today The arrest was made at the re quest of France Both men denied complicity in the assassinations but they were held in jail awaiting the arrival of the French police An official communique announc g the arrest did not state any suspected connection between the two prisoners in the murders at Marseille Informed of Arrest PARIS Oct 18 Surete Nationale was informed today that the Italian police had arrested Ante Master Mind Pavelich head of the terroristic secret society Usta shi and his alleged chief of the as sassination squad Egon Kvatemik known as The Delegate The police claim that the Pave lich organization was responsible for the assassinations of King Alexan der of Yugoslavia and Louis Bar thou of France at Marseille Octo ber 9 Three at Ijvrge Threemore numbers ofthe kill by surete to be still at jajge They were described as the beautiful moll Marie Voudroch a man called Mio Bzik alias The Glaas maker and another still unidenti fied Police said The Glassmaker whom they know as a dangerous terrorist aided The Delegate in instructing the gang in Pavelicha assassination prans The surete said Bzik was impli cated in the confession made by Mio Kraj who has been under ar rest since a few days after the shooting Foreign Missions of Lutherans Discussed at Waverly Meeting WAVERLY Oct IS missions and church publications were before the biennial convention of the American Lutheran church here today The Rev Herbert Graening of Wyoming Iowa was commissioned missionary in a special service last night He will serve the board of colored missions in the southern United States Home mission charities of the church were discussed at yester days sessions The group deferred for two years any action to local ize administration of home mis sions Seven charities and Lhrfe Luther an schools were commended Everybodys Stamp Book This booklet now being distribut ed exclusively by our Washington information bureau was prepared primarily to appeal and be of value j to beginners in stamp collecting However it is so comprehensive and interesting it has received approval of the oldtimers and experts G A Hunt a well known philatelist of Woburn Mass says It is the host thing of its kind I have scon on the subject of stamps and I wish to compliment you on it It covers the ground thoroughly j enough for all and I am absolutely j in accord with its makeup and statements Fnelosc ten rents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon DES MOINES Oct 18 more Iowa Iowa Trust and Savings of Estherville and the Lohrville Savings bank of Lohrvillle to be released from the pro visions of S F Ill today State Banking Superintendent D W Batfs announced Both banks are to operate under depositors agree ment plans The Mason City GIobeGazetts Information bureau Frederick 1 Haskin director Washington D C 1 enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for Every bodys Stamp Book Street City 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