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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 16, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H L 0 N E R i I 3 MEM UT OF I MO 1 M NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI CENTS A COPt ASSOCIATED PHIS8 UEASED WIKB 8BKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 31 Inflation Is Not Likely Estimates Made of Leadership for Congress By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON Nov 16 First estimates of the leadership of the next con gress disclose lit tle real alarm as to the possibility that mandatory inflation will overrun adminis tration policy The probabili ties of senate re sistance to any drastic currency inflation propos als from the house strong enough at least to prevent the overriding of a veto loom as blocking the inflationist road With thev question however ot what to do about the already indi cated American Legion demand for immediate payment of the bonus the situation appears much more difficult to congressional insiders They dont know exactly to what extent congressmenelect com mitted themselves on the point dur ing the campaign Those who will talk privately however are frank to say they foresee ample house strength to beat a veto They seem to think also the senate might go the same way Along Strategic Lines That has set going discussions of methods to meet the situation Among the suggestions made is that good strategy frequenly dictates joining a cause you cant beat and shaping it more to your liking or at least less to your disliking It might be recalled that Mr Roosevelt did just that to beat off a mandatory inflation drive in the last congress The Thomas amend ment which made him monetary policy dictator changed mandatory inflationinto authority about inflation in the budgetcould tie worked out is difficult to see There is always the fact that the same Legion convention which voted to press the bonus issue elected of ficers who have been cautious in what they have had to say on the subject publicly Legion Priorities The right to determine priorities in presentation to congress of a variety of Legion legislative propos als is retainedin that organizations executive hands There have been intimations that Legion authorities might place can cellation of interest on outstanding bonus loans ahead of full payment or that other of their various pro posals might be given precedence There is also the fact of the amaz ing popular indorsement of Mr Roosevelt himself written into the Nov 6 ballots to be reckoned with This might make Legion legisla tion managers hesitant of inviting a headon collision with the white house It might be remembered too a new congress is elected for two years The urgent necessity of shap ing their course in the light of their interpretation of the strength among their constituents of various organized projects such as the bonus may not be as strong on house members in 1935 as in when a presidential election is in the off ingThat might temper or defer the demand for action on the Legion bonus resolution FORECAST IOWA Showers Friflay night and Saturday warmer in cen tral and east Friday night cold er In northwest Saturday MINNESOTA Unsettled probably showers in east and extreme south portions Friday and Saturday turning to snow In northeast portion Saturday somewhat warmer in extreme east colder in northwest por tion Friday night and colder Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 58 Minimum in Night 35 At 8 A M 42 Fog Precipitation 01 Without apparent reason the streets and sidewalks in Mason City Thursday evening began showing a moist surface Before morning however the moistureladen at mosphere took on the qualities of a heavy fog which didnt give way to a brisk south wind until well into the forenoon Friday F R PAYS TRIBUTE TO PIONEERS Two Pilots Die in Wreck of Transport Plane SHIP IN FLAMES ON CRASHING IN FORCED LANDING Farmer Saves Several Sacks of Mail Out of Wreckage AMAZONIA Mo Nov 16 Two veteran pilots died early to day in the flaming wreckage of their transport plane on a farm near here H C Brasfield 33 manager of the St Joseph airport and Ben F Billings 34 of Kansas City pilot of the Rapid Air Lines Inc mail and passenger plane were the vic tims There were no passengers on the ship southbound from Omaha to Kansas City The trimotored metal plane was flying in a heavy fog with a driz zle of rain when the crash came Murky weather at Omaha had de layed the takeoff 30 minutes Farmers in the vicinity of the crash said the plane had circled low apparently in distress Bursts Into Flames Walter Rudolph on whose farm the plane fell said the pilot appar ently was attempting to make a forced landing in his cornfield Up on crashing the plane immediately burst into flames he said Ru dolph and several neighbors tried unsussessfully to extricate the trapped men Their bodies were badly burned iTiie farmer1 succeeded yagingseveral sacks of mailfrom the ship v Brasfield a native of Sioux Falls S Dak had been a licensed pilot eight years He enlisted in the three hundred seventeenth air squadron at the age of 16 and saw service in France as an aviation helper After the war he attended the University of Nebraska He came to St Joseph as an automo bile salesman and later took up flying He was unmarried Flyer During War Billings began his flying train ing at Mather Field Sacramento in 1918 After the war he returned to the middlewest and piloted air craft for several organizations He was managerof an airport at Bos ton Mass from 1925 to 1928 Lat er he went to Dearborn Mich where he was a copilot on ships of the Ford airlines Postal and aviation officials came here this morning to make an investigation The bodies were taken to a St Joseph undertaking establishment Pilot Found Safe GLENDALE Cal Nov 16 George Rice veteran airmail and transport pilot was found safe to day beside his disabled mail plane in a field about two miles north west of Saugus in the foothills of the Tehachapi mountains north of here BIDOLE NEW HEAD OF LABOR BOARD WijI Direct Administration Effort to Keep Peace in Industry WASHINGTON Nov 16 Francis Biddle of Philadelphia to day was named chairman of the la bor relations board In this position he will direct the administrations effort to maintain an industrial truce by settling labor disputes The appointment made by Presi dent Roosevelt was announced by the board Biddle succeeds Lloyd K Garrison who resigned to return to the Uni versity of Wisconsin where he is acting dean of the law school and will take office next Monday A graduate of Harvard in the class of 1911 Biddle is a member of the law firm of Barnes Biddle and Meyers He was a first assistant district attorney of the eastern dis trict of Pennsylvania from 1922 to 1926 He has been a member of the Philadelphia county board of law examiners for the last 10 years and was vice chairman of the public associations legislative committee which drafted the vocational educa tion act of 1913 and the child labor amendments in 1915 Last spring he represented sev eral farmers associations in AAA milk cases Alice Dies in England at 82 Years MRS ALICE HARGKEAVES WESTERHAMEngland Nov 16 AliceHargreayes the original in whom Lewis Carrolls imagination sent adventuring after the white rab bit into a fantastic world of nonsense died today at the age of 82 years Mrs Hargreaves who had lived in retirement for many years emerged from her quiet home in 1932 long enough to journey to New York and discover a new won derland of skyscrapers while she took part in the Carroll centenary celebration at Columbia university Because of Mrs Hargreaves all wise children are familiar with the mad hatterthe March hare the mock turtle and the Cheshire cat whose big grin lingered after he was gone They know all that whimsical pageant for the little old lady who died today not only inspired the tale but through her insistence caused it to be written down Born in 1852 Alice Pleasance Liddell was born May 4 1852 in Westminster She was 10 years old when her father having become the dean of Christ college of Oxford university she and her two sisters came to know the lean pedantic don the Rev Charles Lutwidge Dodgson His scholars knew hiai as a dry asdust mathematician but the little Liddell girls whom he called the cruel three made him their playfellow It was July 4 1862 that he took the trio on an expedition up the Thames and told the fairy tale which Alice made him write down Down Rabbit Hole He published it under the pseu donym Lewis Carroll and sent countless adults too the rabbit hole into a classic world of make believe where the mad hatter and the March hare are still trying to put the dormouse into a teapot And there are those who see more than nonsense in the works of Lewis Carroll for chess scholars have made a key to his Alice through the looking glass and moved chessmen across a board accomp anying Alice on her adventures with the red duchess and tweedledum and tweedledee They have even tried to translate twas brilling and slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe Bullitt Arrives by Plane in Shanghai PEIPING Nov 16 C Bullitt the United States am bassador to Russia whom the Chi nese call Americas flying ambas arrived here today by air plane from Shanghai British Sculptor Is Found Dead in Bed LONDON Nov 16 Sargeant Jagger 49 British sculp tor was found dead in his bed to day Apparently he had died in his sleep LEGISLATURE OF LOUISIANA PUTS OKAY ON BILLS Finishes Task of Giving Huey Everything but Royal G rown BATON ROUGE La Nov 16 UP its procedure to the mere mechanical opening and clos ing of electrical voting machines the Louisiana legislature today completed its assigned task of giv ing Senator Huey P Long every thing but a royal crown and man tle and adjourned sine die shortly before noon Overriding hopelessly futile floor opposition that developed over a proposal which gave Long the power to fire muncipal police chiefs the state senate passed all of the Kingfishs 44 power height ening special session recommenda tions including his two year per sonal debt moratorium Quotes Bible Rule The debt moratorium was offered by Long as the forerunner of the cancelation of all debts under the old testament rule of distribution of wealth every seven years It provides for suspension of debts by the state bank commis sioner J S Brock for a period of two years from passage of the act The bank commissioner will become the debt moratorium commission er in addition to bis other duties and couit jnsy suspend his llugatlon over debts All federal obligations are exemnt from provisions of the act Most Radical Point The senator said this move was the most radical point j in his sharethewealth program The legislation scooted across the hall to the house which concurred in amendments and thereby enacted the bills into law as fast as it received them The bills then went to Gov O K Allen for signature and there was no doubt about his signing all of them Claims Paraguay Has Lost 5000 Men in Recent Days of War LA PAZ Bolivia Nov 16 t The minister of war announced to day that Paraguay lost 5000 men in clashes in the Gran Chaco during the last few days Victorious drives of the last few days showed that Paraguay lost 5000 men and of war ma terials and provisions and withdrew about 125 miles from their occupied positions the minister said 2 Burned to Death as Fire Razes Hotel GENEVAfN Y Nov 16 Two men were burned to death and two others injured in a fire that destroyed the three story Park hotel in Exchange street early to day with a loss of The dead are James Dannahe and a man tentatively identified as James Berlew 40 both permanent guests Two others were injured Mind Reading Tests A New College Frill To find the average of cor rect guesses by professional mindreaders Dr J B Rhine psychologist at Duke Univer sity just made 90000 tests among students using five cards Why five Most any circus lot has some very un psychologica 1 t h r e ecard monte men who can read your mind and get your money at every play Better take no chances Stick to business The GlobeGazettes classified wantads are good help This one rented some rooms FOR mod housekeeping rooms Inquire 322 3 N E President Dedicates Pioneer Settlement in Kentucky Thousands of Kentuckians witnessed the dedication by President Roosevelt of a memorial to the first white settlement west of the Alleghenlcs at Harrodsburg Ky Above Is a replica of old Fort Hiirrodslnirg showing buildings reconstructed and placed exactly where they stood when the fort was established in 1774 Associated Press DEFENSE RESTS IN INSULL TRIAL Son of Principal Defendant Last of Witnesses in Fraud Case FEDERAL COURTHOUSE CHI CAGO Nov 16 Insull Sr and his 16 business associates finished their answer this morning to the governments charges that they defrauded investors of 000000 The defense rested its case in mid morning when Samuel Insull Jr 34 year old son of the principal de fendant was excused by U S Dist Atty Dwight H Greens prosecu tors Immediately relatives of the de fendants including Insulls wife left James H Wilkersons court room and the crowd of less inter ested spectators thinned Govern ment attorneys intended to put some of their accountants back on the stand for a final study of Insull finances but it was expected all testimony would be finished today Before Insull left the stand Pros ecutor Leslie E Salter had won ad missions from the short boyish lookingwitness that one block of In sull stock was marked up over a period of years from to and that a large part of his fathers lavish gifts to charity was in Insull than in cash The defense rested after losing a final tilt with the prosecutors It came over a huge problem in algebra put on paper by A E Sweeney a government accountant whose testimony won him the court room nickname earlier in the case of Algebra Al Child Dead 2 Others Burned in Explosion of Gasoline Stove TAYLORVILLE 111 Nov 16 year old Bunnie Lamanski was dead here today and two others were suffering painful burns as the result of gasoline stove explosion in the home of Mr and Mrs Mc Ginty yesterday Mrs Maude Kirby 51 and her granddaughter Ella Louise Me Ginty 3 were burned when Mrs Kirby endeavored to beat out the flames Burns received by Bunnie were fatal The Lamanski girls fatheris Frank Lamanski a lead ing pitcher with the Davenport Western league baseball club last summer Girl Wounded House Destroyed by Bombs HAVANA Nov 16 girl was wounded and a house destroyed today when two huge bombs explod ed within a few minutes of each other Two other bombs burst in Havana but did little damage House Overwhelmingly Favors Bonus Payment Ftste of Legislation Nearly Entirely in Senates Hands By NATHAN ROBERTSON CopyriBtif 11134 by Thr AsHoclaled IresB WASHINGTON Nov 16 survey of congressional sentiment shows the house overwhelmingly favors cash payment of the sol diers bonus and that the fate of the legislation rests almost entirely in the senate It also strongly suggests the possibility of a compromise The survey conducted by the Associated Press shows 159 repre sentatives in favor of the bonus and 47 against Of the remaining members all noncommittal or un available 98 voted for the bonus last session 60 opposed it and 48 did not vote Senate Divides Evenly The senate lineup divides evenly with 24 for the bonus and 24 against The balance of power rests with the remainder all either non committal or unreachable There was no clear cut vote in the senate last session on which to base a further tally Speculation on how the doubtful senators will vote is inconclusive Many of them are pledged to sup port the administration and might be expected to follow President Roosevelt Some have voted for cash payment in the past While the check in the house in dicates a division similar to the overwhelming vote of 295 to 125 for the bonus in the last session two conflicting factors may cause changes Gains New Strength Since then President Roosevelts administration has gathered new strength at the polls despite his strong hint of a bonus veto Coun tering this the American Legion has come out for cash payment for the first time Some observers believe that fac tors which may settle the issue in congress are Whether the president sets his face against all bonus pro posals or offers to compromise and the force of the drive conducted by the Legion and other service or ganizations Several suggestions along the compromise line were made by members of congress in the sur vey Interest Cancellation The most frequently proposed was cancellation of interest on the ad justed service certificates with many who oppose cash payment of the full face value offering to sup port such a move The certificates mature in 11 years and it has been estimated more than would be needed to pay in full now Another suggestion made a num ber of times usually by those op posing immediate cash payment in full was for cashing the certifi cates of those veterans in need or on relief rolls GLORIA DECISION TO BE APPEALED Girls Mother to Act right Away After Unexplained Court Ruling NEW YORK Nov 16 unexplained decision of Supreme Court Justice John F Carew in the VanderbiltWhitney legal tilt for the custody of Gloria Vanderbilt 1 year old heiress will be appealed immediately a spokesman for Mrs Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt the childs mother said today Following termination of the habeas corpus hearing in which Mrs Vanderbilt sought to regain custody of little Gloria from the childs paternal aunt Justice Carew an nounced he had decided the younf heiress would not have for the fu ture the kind of life she lived from the death of her father until June 1932 With Her Mother During this period Gloria wa withher mother The Vanderbilt spokesman wh declined to allow use of his name confirmed reports that Justic Carew had decided to allow Mrs Whitney to keep the child five day a week Mrs Vanderbilt to have he Saturdays and Sundays This plan the spokesman dis closed is to be followed until Gloria is 14 years old when she may de cide for herself with whom she will make her home Fight to Be Made An appeal from Justice Carews decision the spokesman said will be filed in the appellate division with in the next few days and if Mrs Vanderbilt is unsuccessful there the case will be taken to the court of appeals We want a final determination once and for all he said The com promise the judge made will result in hostility antagonism hate and the poisoning of the childs mind against her mother Even the religious issue is con fused as Gloria will be in an Epis copalian Mrs Whitneys home five days a week and in a Catholic home for two days SAYS WE SHALL CARRYONWHAT THEY STARTED Vtoves on to Tennessee After Brief Stop in Kentucky ENROUTE WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO WARM SPRINGS Ga Nov 16 dent Roosevelt moved on to Tennes see today to inspect his own pion eering efforts for a new American ife after dedicating a monument to he pioneers of the west at Harrods burg Ky during a brief morning stop The presidential special pulled away from Harrodsburg slightly be lind a schedule designed to bring Hr Roosevelt late in the day to the STorris dam under construction on the Clinch river near Knoxville Glimpse of Valley This gives the first glimpse of the vast Tennessee valley development inaugurated by the president who asserted today at the monument to the pioneers of the west that we are carrying on we shall carry on Crowds were out at all stations along the route through lower Ken tucky and Tennessee and the smil ing president waved back response to greetings from the train Before the monument President Roosevelt asserted we are carrying on we shall carry on fne spirit of pioneering Mere survival calls for new pioneering on our part the president told a throng spread on the hillside just outside the old log stockade erected by the first set tiers west of the Alleghenies Bright Morning Sun A bright morning sun flooded the crowd which enthusiastically greet ed the smiling president on his brief stop enroute to the Tennessee val ley experiment Governor Laffoon met the presi dent and presided over the monu ment exercises Senator Barkley introduced Mr Roosevelt as a himself Mrs Roosevelt after a night ride by plane from New York joined the president at Danville early this morning Secretaries Hull and Ickes stood beside Mr Roosevelt on the plat form Governor McNutt of Indiana joined in the celebration Laugh From Crowd The president spoke of the many first things established in this early western outpost and the ctowd laughed as he remarked the first corn was raised in Kentucky Dressed in a blue suit Mr Roosevelt spoke bareheaded We too are hewing out a com monwealth he concluded a com monwealth of the states which we hope will give to its people more truly than any that has gone be fore the fulfillment of security of freedom of opportunity and of hap piness which America asks and is entitled to receive The crowd applauded vigorously Siffnal for TJnvpilinjr The wave of a flag by President Roosevelt was the signal for the unveiling of the granite symbol of the pioneers achievements The Turn io TnEC fl Column 7 GRANT NEGROES EXECUTION STAY MONTGOMERY Ala Nov 16 Alabama supreme court today granted a stay of execution for two of nine Negro defendants in the Scottsboro case until Feb ruary 28 STAIN REMOVALS Removal of stains is a necessary feature of the care of clothing and household textiles and most stains can be removed easily at home if reliable methods are known and a few simple precautions are taken Prompt treatment is one of the most important rules and for this it is necessary to have at hand a booklet such as is now offered our readers It was prepared by gov ernment experts and is wholly reli able It deals with all kinds of fab rics and with more than 100 differ ent 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