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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DALLY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SJCKVHCK MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 12 1934 THIS PAPEK CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 27 Richbergs Job Not New His Task to Keep Clashes Out of Government By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Nov 12 Whatever view editorial writers and political com mentators may favor as to the significance of the most recent mark o presi d e n ti a 1 favor shown Donald R Richberg those in the best posi tion to know merely regard it as a question of a d m i n i strative routine As executive director Of the now consolidated triumvirate of white house coordinating recovery agencies Mr Richbergs functions are not notably changed Everyone from the president down to and in cluding Richberg is aware of this fact There is however an unwritten element of Richbergs duties of equal if not greater importance in the eyes of President Roosevelt It will be up to him to keep out of the white house itself insofar as humanly possible those inevitable clashes of personalities and conflict ing economic philosophies between the presidents major aides whether of cabinet or administrative rank Not SuperCabinet There have been many of these clashes although the public has heard little of them As evidence of the presidents re liance upon himself to reach vital decisions of policy it is recalled that he has not delegated his budget making functions to Richberg to the budget bureau to the treasury to congressional leaders or anyone else At press conferences Mr Roose velt repeatedly has emphasized that he was gathering all possible in formation on that subject but has added fhe ultimate decision and re 4 KILLED IN MINNESOTA CRASHES Denies Transaction of 1930 WasRaidon Utility System CHICAGO Nov 12 S Eaton Cleveland capitalist to day came to the aid of Samuel In sull Chicago utilities executive and denied stoutly that he defeated In sull in a stock trade Eaton appeared as a defense wit ness for Insull in the Chicagoans mail fraud trial before Federal Judge James H Wilkerson In 65 minutes on the stand he put a peaceful complexion on a 1930 tran saction prosecutors had called a raid by Eaton on Insults Middle Western Utility system Before he was replaced on the witness stand by Harold L Stuart president of Halsey Stuart and company investment bankers Eaton gave the jury warm praise of Insulls ability as a utilities man ager As federal prosecutors painted the transaction in question Eaton nearly unsaddled Insull back in 1930 by buying large amounts of the stock of Insulls major operating companies Today Eaton admitted buying the stock but as a per manent investment for his own in vestment trust and declared that he sold the stock back to Insull not at emergency but at a figure Father Held As Extortioner Reserve Head Eaton Denies Defeating Insult in Stock Trade CAPITALIST AIDS DEFENSE LAUDS UTILITIES CHIEF Stroke Takes Noted Leader of Symphony Verbrugghen 61 Nine Years Conductor in Minneapolis NORTHPIELD Minn Nov 12 UP Henri Verbrugfhen noted mu sician and former conductor for nine years of the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra died here early today He was 61 years old Verbrugghen had been ill for sev eral years but the immediate cause of death was a stroke he suffered Nov 7 He died in the Carleton col lege hospital He was chairman of the college department of music Born in Brussels Belgium Aug 1 1873 the son of a wealthy man ufacturer he gained international fame as an orchestra conductor Directed in Europe He directed symphony orchestras in the British Isles and in Australia before coming to Minneapolis and also appeared as guest conductor of symphony orchestras in Russia France Belgium and Germany He also was known as a violin virtuoso a pupil and protege of Eugene Ysaye famous Belgian violinist Although his parents early de cided that he should be educated to become a surgeon he was given some musical training So rapidly did young Verbrugghen master his violin that when 9 years old he was invited to appear as soloist at a concert eiven by Le Cercle Litterare Et Musical Friends impressed with his suc cess interested Tsaye great v Bobby Robson 9 and his sister Betty right 7 are the chil dren of Oscar Robson held under heavy bond on charges of extortion in the kidnapinglast spring of June Robles 6 year old Tucson Ariz girl Federal agents accused Kolison of mailing a letter demanding of the victims grandfather under threat of injury to other members of the family Associated rrcss at its headit was pictured in some reports as a supercabinet It proved to be nothing of the kind A Time Conserves As the number and scope of re covery administrative agencies in creased the national emergency council was added and finally with reorganization of NRA the in dustrial emergency committee While all three were going concerns they imposed a triple demand on the time of many of their members The merger of the three agencies into one conserves time in that respect if nothing else It also affords some other forum than the presidents own office for threshing out ultraadministration differences of opinion In that re spect it is expected to relieve the president of acting as mediator ex cept in cases involving such serious and fundamental differences as might imply resignations So far as new deal programs and policies are concerned the pres ident remains his only coordmator Richbergs position as a sort of chief of staff on policies is strictly limit ed as the executive order creating his new office says for arranging orderly presentation of information and advice to the president Dionnes Plan to Let Quintuplets Live in Manner They Choose CALLANDER Ont Nov 12 A1 their first formal interview Mr and Mrs Ovila Dionne parents of the famous quintuplets said to day the babies lives would be then own i Discussing a report that he and Mrs Dionne wanted the five girls to become nuns when they grow up Dionne said it was foolish to look so far ahead and it will be time enough to think about that in another 20 years But whatever they do it will be of their own accord FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday night and Tuesday rising tempera tures Monday night and in cen tral and east portions Tuesday MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday somewhat warmer in west and south portions Mondav night IN MASON CITY Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 41 Minimum in Night At 8 a m Monday 27 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 43 Minimum in XiRht 25 At 8 a m Sunday 29 Relations Always Friendly Their relations were always friendly as Eaton recalled the tran saction and he told of his high re gard for Insull He refused to ad mit on cross examination by Pros ecutor Leslie E Salter that he had driven Insull to buy by throwing the Insull stock on the market Dont you know that the only reason you started selling on the open market was to force Insull to buy it back Salter demanded Thats untrue said the Cleve land capitalist He admitted that the market was depressed by his sales Corroborates Prosecution When he sold the stock to Insull was shares in the three major Insull operating took in cash and 000 in Insull stock he said cor roborating the prosecution version of the deal But he was not left holding the stock when the Insull companies crashed Under cross examination Eaton told Salter that the stock re ceived in partial payment was itself sold to Insull early in 1931 al though he himself did not handle the deal Stuart a white haired man wear ing a flower in his lapel was the seventh defendant to testify Early in his testimony he paid a warm tribute to Insull calling him the best businessman I ever knew 2 MILLION GIVEN WORK WITH PWA Relief Rolls Lightened by Aiding of 7 Million Report Says WASHINGTON Nov 12 Pi Even without further appropria tions the PWA figures the billions it has already allocated will give substantial employment and indi rect assistance to many persons for another year The PWA division of economics and statistics in the first official recording of benefits accruing from PWA expenditures said 2000000 persons now are drawing wages and 5000000 dependents being aided Although it did not promise the present rate would be sustained without further funds it did say The effects of the present pro gram as it now stands will carry on in volume for another year FERA Laborers to Take Housing Survey COUNCIL BLUFFS Nov 12 UP FERA laborers under the direction of C M Mortensen of Ames will serve as enumerators for a health and housing survv to be started here tomorrow The survey is sponsored by the loiva state plan ning board geon Taken to London In 1888 Ysaye took his young pu pil to London The occasion was Ysayes first appearance with the London philharmonic society but it so marked Mr Verbrugghens first introduction to Britain In 1902 he was appointed concert master and assistant conductor of the Glasgow orchestra under Sir Frederick Cowen In 1S15 the commonwealth of New Soutttfjfifales Australia sent a commission from Sydney to obtain the services of an outstanding mu sician to organize and develop a state conservatory of music at Syd ney Mr Verbrugghen was the unanimous choice of the commis sion He not only created there a school of music but organized and conducted a fine symphony orches tra giving concerts year after year at Sydney and the principal cities of Australia and New Zealand Was Guest Conductor During the spring of 1922 while enroute to Europe via this country Mr Verbrugghen was invited to ap pear as one of five guest conduc tors of the Minneapolis symphony orchestra in 192223 As a result of his brilliant success he was im mediately engaged as permanent conductor of the orchestra succeed ing Ernil Oberhoffer first conduc tor of the orchestra His connection with the orchestra ended abruptly just after the first concert of the 193132 season when he collapsed at rehearsal His illness prevented his return to the orches tra Last year he came to Carleton college here as a professor of its music department BARRIERS FALL Nearly Year Passed Since Repeal of Dry Laws in United States EDITORS NOTE This is the first of a series of three stories on the path of the liquor traffic since repeal The second will indicate what and how much the country is drinking The third will tell of enforce ment activities and state wet dry tests since repeal Pangborn Plans to Fly Around World SYDNEY Australia Nov 12 Pangborn American avia tor said today he is planning to fly around the world in 104 hours Pangborn said he would fly a plane which is now under construction He plans only two and Chita Siberia Police Use Tear Gas for Making Arrest CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 12 Police resorted to tear gas to dis lodge Reuben Sewell who they said was intoxicated after Sewell had barricaded himself in his home and fired with a shotgun on officers seeking his arrest He is being held today for threatening to commit a public offense Bear He Had Raised Kills Minnesota Man MANKATO Minn Nov 12 M bear he had raised from a cub yesterday killed Clarence Staley 54 superintendent of the Mankato city parks for 22 year By MAX BOYD WASHINGTON Nov 12 Nearly a year has passed since President Roosevelt proclaimed the passing of prohibition and the birth of a new era of liquor control Something like 50000000 gallons of distilled spirits and over a bil lion gallons of beer have passed through the governments tax turn stiles since then State barriers against the legal liquor traffic have fallen until now only Kansas Oklahoma and Texas have prohibition written in both their constitutions and their statute books Distillers have built up their stocks of distilled spirits and say aed whisky at lower prices is in sight 10 Million a Year The government is chasing the bootleggjr at a pace and debatiug lower liquor tax es to aid legitimate dealers It says it is confiscating more stills than in some prohibition years Members of the new congress are preparing for a stiff fight over the tax question and a permanent sys tem of federal liquor control The alcohol control administration set up hurriedly under the national in Turn fi Iase 2 Column 3 STATES CAPITAL Puts Finishing Touches Upon Legislation Makes Grid Player Senator BATON ROUGE La Nov 12 scowling countenance Huey Long today entered the pala tial state capital to take charge of a special legislative session follow up to two previous uproarious sum mer sessions The senator and his entourage strode through the handsome lobby of the building entered the governors private office and banged the door shut in the face of a trailing group of his followers There he put the finishing touch es on proposed legislation including a two year debt moratorium to be submitted to the legislators tonight after their official convening at 10 p rn Presession activities were set for an hour earlier for the induction into office of Abe Mickal Louisiana State university football star whom Long named state senator from East Baton Rouge parish a bittter antiLong section Inquest in Death in Plane Crash Put Off CHICAGO Nov 12 into the death of August Pabst 31 son of a leading Milwaukee brewer who was killed in a plane crash Saturday nightwith John Swasas naval seaman was continued until next Saturday Pabst leaped from the plane after it stalled but at too low an altitude for his para chute to function When a Man Bites Himself Thats News To test his nerve an aviator last month leaped from a New York City bridge hit the river 135 feet below in a sitting posture and got such shock that he bit himself painfully right and left through the seat of his breeches To save his false teeth he had stuck them in his hippockets one plate in soothe the nerves try The GlobeGa zettes classified wantads This one did its duty quickly FOR blue serge suit size 32 excellent condi tion Ph 2403W Burglar Loots Home of 2 Waterloo Girls WATERLOO Nov 12 thorough thief last night stole worth of clothing bedding and jewelry from the home of Miss Eva Lackore 21 and Miss Eleanor Staf ford 26 Included in the loot were 20 dresses eight sets of pajamas all their lingerie a bedspread a blanket a whiter coat a riding hab it table linens a box of jewelry and a beef roast The girls discovered the burglarj on their return fron a theater Mosher Named Deputy Butler County Clerk ALLISON Nov L Mo sher of Parkersburg has been ap pointed deputy in the Butler coun ty clerks office to serve for the re mainder of this term when he will become clerk having received the highest number of votes for that of fice at the election Nov 6 MOBILIZE GUARD IN ARIZONA FOR DAM SITE ZONE Troops Ordered Out as Washington Fails to Answer Governor PHOENLX Ariz Nov 12 Arizona national guardsmen were ordered to mobilize and to proceed tonight to the Arizona side of the Colorado river at the Parker dam site to take control a zone in which Gov B B Moeur declared martial law Saturday Maj LeRoy Weyrick under whose direction the troops moved said they would be in Parker by morn ing Parker is IS miles below the dam site From that point the guardsmen will move by boats up the river Orders Troops Out Failing to hear from Washington that work on the project had been held up pending settlement of Ari zonas claims the chief executive went to the national guard armory where troops were preparing for fin Armistice day parade and ordered them to proceed to the martial law area This is our last stand Governot Moeur said addressing guard offi cers The governor headed the Armis tice day parade and reviewed the guardsmen wio before nightfall wil start on theiiNlSO mile trip to the of Arizonas rights Build Pile Bridge At the dam site where Six Com panies Inc is constructing a pile bridge preparatory to actual work on the dam the troops will be quar tered in an area one mile wide anc three miles to the center of the Colorado river Mobilization orders applied to 107 men including officers They wil augment the half dozen stationed near the dam site last spring to watch operations Each man will wear regimental insignia of a Gila monster and the motto Cuidado The trip which will be made by trucks to Parker will require about 10 hours Mexico Loses Hope for Matadors Life VERA CRUZ Hex Nov 12 Pl gave up hope today or Mexicos famous matador Luis Freg and 13 friends who are miss ng after two motor launches over turned Saturday during an outing n Campeche state About 30 per sons were saved Freg known as he king of the sword was 44 years old Gun Mishap Victim to Be Buried on Tuesday SIOUX CITY Nov 12 neral services wil be held Tuesday or Luverne Wright 15 who was killed here Saturday night when he sought to examine a gun with which his father had planned to go hunt ng Sunday and the weapon dis charged into his body Newborn Baby Boy Left on Doorstep BURLINGTON Nov 12 new born baby boy left on the door step of the Arthur Tierney home here was reported suffering no ap arent ill effects from his initial outing by officials at the hospital where he was taken by police JUurrlnvr Eccles 44 assistant secretary of the treasury and a staunch advocate of admin istration policies was named gov ernor of the federal reserve board by President Koosevejt Associ ated Press PGISONES SYRUP Another Critically 111 Seven More Stricken Expected to Live DENVER Nov 12 feasl on poisoned marshmallow syrup in tended for rats and mice causec the1 death of one child today and another was critically ill but physi cians believed they could save the lives of seven others stricken Nellie Lucero 17 months old died yesterday after she and the other children had discovered marshmallow lired barrels in the junkyard of H Finkelstein when they chased a pet rabbit there Adeline Lucero 11 year old broth er of Nellie was in convulsions and physicians said there was litttle chance for his recovery Arsenic in Barrels It was Adeline who first found the containers which had been pur chased by Finkelstein after they had been emptied in confectionery and drug stores The barrels still ontained a heavy coating of the marshmallow and Finkelstein said le sprinkled arsenic in them know ng that the sweet would attract ats and mice After tasting the marshmallow Adeline called his five brothers and sisters Nellie Louie 3 Eloy 6 Iby 7 Steve 9 and Esther 13 and wo neighborhood playmates Esth T Cisaros 6 and Marvin Zisman 0 The nine children swarmed over he barrels and dug away at the yrup Almost immediately they be ame ill and were rushed to Denver eneral hospital Cause Not Known Physicians at first were unable o determine the cause of their ill less Finkelstein had gone to a motion picture theater but his relatives did ot know which one A call was erst to every show in the city Finally he was located in a down own theater ard he told officers hat arsenic had been placed in the larrels Meantime the condition of the hildren had grown more critical ut as soon as doctors treated them or arsenic poisoning seven ot them esponded Nellie and Adelino failed o improve Paraguay Declines Truce in War Over Gran Chaco GENEVA Nov 12 declined today to accept a truce in the Chaco war in return for inter national guarantees as proposed by the league of nations In a cablegram to the league juis Riart Paraguayan chancellor nsisted that a end to hostilities should come before negotiations are undertaken to solve the war and to arrange definite terms for peace However Paraguay accepted the irinciple that the conflict proper should be settled by conciliation The leagues Chaco committee which has long been making efforts to end the wilderness war decided to await Bolivias reply to its Arm istice proposal before discussing the Paraguayan answer While disappointed at the mes sage from Asuncion several mem bers of the committee said they were still optimistic One plan un der discussion is to attempt to in duce Bolivia to accept a truce with the understanding that actual peace terms and the territorial problem would he discussed immediately af terwards TO DEATH WHEN AUTO HITS TRAIN Two Glenville Brothers Are Fatally Hurt as Car Leaves Road Two Minnesota accidents one an automobile mishap and the other an autotrain crash took the lives of four persons The dead Lawrence Mason Algona burned in autotrain crash Wayne Coddington Waltharn Minn burned in auto train crash Tom Thorson GlenviJle Minn killed in auto upset Olavin Thorson Glenville Minn killed In auto upset Mason and Coddington were rid ing together at Brownsdale Minn when they met death Their auto mobile crashed into a Milwaukee freight train Monday morning and caught fire The two believed to have been badly injured were un able to get out of their flaming ve hicle Mason was the son of Ray Mason former rural mail carrier at Algona The body was brought to Algona for burial at Luverne Monday He was 21 years of age and was gradu ated from Algont high school last year His parents recently moved away from Algona Mason was the driver of a car in an accident a few weeks ago near Wesley when a Hayfield school teacher was killed Alcohol Is Found d Glenville were Wiled af ternoon near Glenville when tie car in which they were riding went off the road and turned over The two who were pinned beneath the auto suffered iiroken necks Dr E G Trytten of Albert Lea deputy coroner who investigated stated he found four pints of alco hol in the car He also said he talked to neighbors of the brothers and residents of Glenville who said the brothers wers intoxicated previ ously during the day No Inquest Planned According to Dr Trytten the brothers had made a turn in the road about three miles west of lenvile and were going on the straight road when they evidently ost control of their machine The accident occurred about 3 oclock D the afternooo In view of the evidence Dr Tryt en said that the deaths of the two were obviously accidental and that no inquest wouli be held Brother Only Relative The two brothers lived with a hird bachelor brother on a farm our miles west of Glenville The Turn to iURt 2 Column 1 Jniversity Student Slain by Holdup Man LOS ANGELES Nov 12 Lawrence L Lyon postgraduate student at the University of South ern California was shot to death y a Negro holdup man early to day The Negro escaped in a run ning pistol battle with police offi ers CURIOUS CUSTOMS Our readers are offered an inter sting booklet on Courious Customs hat almost all people oms in social usage in names ords and phrases in clothes in urniture and buildings in the ob ervance of days in weddings in and emblems in numbers and etters in games in mourning and n many other matters Here will e found the answers to scores of uestions you have asked or have een asked and the booklet will be o entertaining that you will read it rom cover to cover Enclose six ents in coin Use coupon The Mason City 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