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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                MINNESOTA CHICAGO 4 Flail IOWA STATE 1 S I 4 1394 NWESTERN NOTRE DAME 1294 Final WISCONSIN ILLINOIS NAVY PITTSBURGH 4 Final NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI CINTB A COPT AMOC1ATBD PRIM LEASED W1M MKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONJE NO 32 Farley Not Through Yet Democrats Plan to Get More Seats in Senate By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Nov 17 the few remain ing republicans in the senate could eavesdrop on the schemes being hatched around d e m o cratic headquar ters here looking to their political destruction eith er in 36 or 3S their peace of mind might be disturbed badly Big Jim Far ley Emil Hurja his right arm and others not content the sweeping gains of Nov 6 already are studying strategy for increas ing the almost 3 to 1 advantage the democrats now enjoy in the senate The democratic high command is pointing for two years hence when the 19 seats now held by demo crats and 13 by republicans are to be contested Twelve of the 19 democratic seats are from the southern or border states where there is considered lit tle if any change of the republicans picking up strength More Inroads Expected On the other hand the democrats fdushed by their recent sweep are confident of making deep inroads on the 13 republicans who come up for reelection in 1936 As a matter of fact only the seat held by Norris of Nebraska and pos sibly that by Couzens of Michigan may escape a determined contest Senator Borah of Idaho already is a marked man His outspoken criti icism of the new his bombardment of NRA and AAA caused him to bet set down head of Farleys list for po litical slaughter With Senator Reed of Pennsylvania a litical back seat the unhorsing of Borah would afford the democratic leaders intense to Borah those singled ou as special objects of the democratic attack are Dickinson of Iowa Hast ings of Delaware McNary of Ore gon and Schall of Minnesota Decade of Control Dickinson has been marked for retirement because of his per sistent attack on administration pol icies especially the vast program of government spending under the Turn to Page 1 Column 1 INSULL ACQUITTAL MOVE DENIED 18 Editors Invited to Confer With Governor Wounded and15Q Arrested in Athens During Street Riot ATHENS persons were wounded and 150 ar rested today in a street battle fol lowing disorders last night in front of the communist headquarters Police were forced to fire hundreds of shots in order to quell the dis turbance FORECAST IOWA Occasional rain prob ably Saturday night and Sun day possibly turning to snow in the north portion Sunday Colder Sunday and in the west and north portions Saturday night MINNESOTA Cloudy in north probably rain turning to snow in south portion Saturday night and Sunday much colder Saturday night and in east and south portions Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Satuday morning Maximum Friday 55 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M Friday 50 Rainfall 03 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Nov 17 outlook for the period Nov 19 to 24 1934 For the region of the Great Lakes Precipitation first of weeK followed by one or more periods ot precipitation by close frequent changes in temperature but near or below normal first of week For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valley Precipitation Monday and one or two more pe riods by close of week frequent changes in temperature with near or below normal first of week For the northern and central great plains Generally fair weather THREE CHANGES IN GOVERNMENT TO BE STUDIED Sunday Session to Take Place of Scheduled Press Meeting DES MOINES Nov 17 Eighteen Iowa editors have been in vited to meet with Gov Clyde L Herring arid members of the interim legislative committee tomorrow af ternoon to discuss proposals for state governmental reorganization The session called by the gover nor to take the place of a press con ference originally scheduled by the committee for this morning is ex pected to consider three specific recommendations 1 Establishment of a de partment of public safety under the jurisdiction of a state commissioner of public safety appointed by the governor Public Welfare Bureau 2 Establishment of a state de jartment of public welfare under ihe jurisdiction of a state superin endent of public welfare appointed by the board of control of all purchasing or state departments in a state pur chasing agent and further centrali zation of county purchasing in agents Additional are ex pected to be advanced for discus sion but they will be of a less im portant nature it was indicated Local Editor Invited The governors official list of in vitations of newspaper executives includes Gardner Cowles Des Koines W C Eastland Clinton John Huston Ottumwa Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids W R Or chard Council Bluffs E P Chase Atlantic W C Jarnagin Storm Lake Dale Carrell Keokuk F W Woodward Dubuque F A Mos Marshalltown E R Adler Davenport W Earl Hall Mason City John Carey Sioux City L Brownlee Sioux City J Tracy Gar re tt Burlington Granger Mitchell Fort Dodge John C Hartman Wa terloo George Tucker Webster City The meeting the governor said is for the purpose of a frank dis cussion of the committees propos als with a view toward a careful Turn to Pase i Column 7 MISSING 4 YEAR OLD BOY SOUGHT Huey Bored as His Bills Pass As Senator Huey Longs 44 sharethewealth bills passed the Louisiana legislature the kingfish was go unconcerned that he lapsed Into boredom at the speakers dais and buried hg thoughts in a news paper Associated Press PILOTANDTHREE PASSENGERS DIE PLANE CRASH Ship Cruising in Fog Crashes Into Hillside Near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES Nox 17 Tommy Thomas veteran southern California pilot and all the passen gers in his biplane were killed to day in a crash in the San Fernando valley north of here Four died in the crash The coroners office here reported that the dead had been tentatively identified as W E Tommy Roosevelt Visits Tombs of 2 Former Presidents Honors Jackson and Then Leaves for Alabama NASHVILLE Nov 17 spending the morning in a our of Nashville and vicinity in cluding pilgrimages to the tombs f Presidents Andrew Jackson anc ames K Polk President Roosevelt eft today for Alabama to inspect iVilson and Wheeler dams part of he Tennessee valley development hat he inaugurated Nashville turned out by the scores of thousands to welcome the resident to Tennessees capital The presidential train arrived at 45 a but it was half an hour ater before the chief executive and his party emerged from the Union tation and started through crowd ined and gaily decorated streets or the historic state house that was uilt when overnor Andrew Johnson was Crowd Gives Roar President Roosevelt rode from tie track level to the street floor Federal Agents Join Police of the station in an ancient freight in Hunting for Blond hevator and as as he appeared Girl HitchHiker likely most of week near or above normal temperature LEXINGTON Nov 17 Federal agents today joined the hunt for 4 year old Jackie Gibbons missing from his home here since Thursday Police were looking for a Dlond girl hitchhiker reported seen that afternoon with a child who ooked like Jackie John Gibbons the boys father eft his duties at the Northern States Contracting company to help exington and Tennessee of icers look for his son Several business associates helped him Yields No Clews Jackie wag reported missing at p Thursday afternoon When a local inquiry failed to yield clews is wag extended to cover southern Kentucky and Tennessee Meanwhile the boys mother re mained at home with his 2 year old brother Descriptions of Jackie were ra dioed from Lexington Louisville and Nashville Strayed From Yard The child strayed or was taken from the yard in front of his home near the city limits The report of the boy with the hitchhiker on the Nicholasville pike south of the city is the only clew obtained Posses have combed fields cul verts sewer lines and cliffs along the Kentucky river Police Chief Ernest Thompson Friday night asked federal aid Two operatives took the trail today Doubting a kidnaping for ransom police were at a loss to explain Jackies continued absence at the entrance the crowd let loose a mighty roar of applause Mi Roosevelt doffed his hat waved and flashed his famous smile Motorcycles spurted in the lead and the parade started All along the ropelined streets where nation al guardsmen kept the crowd back the president was greeted by ap plause The streets were cleared of all traffic except for the official cars Riding with the president were Mrs Roosevelt Gov Hill McAlis ter of Tennessee and Representative Joseph Byrns of the Nashville con gressional district a candidate for speaker of the house at the next session 21 Gun Salute When the party reached the cap itol where all approaches were jammed with people a 21 gun salute roared out The president did not alight from bis car at the capitol grounds but Mrs Roosevelt walked down the steep slope from the drive to the tomb of President PoTk and laid there a wreath before the graves of Polk and his wife Then two little girls Mary Man er Cooper and Susan White walked up and presented the first lady with a corsage on behalf of the Girl Scouts Mrs Roosevelt smiled and thanked them Trip to Hermitage Immediately after this ceremony was over the party started the 13 mile trip to The Hermitage home of resident Jackson There Mr Roosc Tnrn 1o I Column I SIR AWN TO HEAD PLANNING GROUP Erstwhile Roosevelt Criti Appointed by Chamber of Commerce WASHINGTON Nov 17 Silas H Strawn erstwhile critic o the Roosevelt administration was chosen today by the Chamber o Commerce of the United States to head a committee to cooperat with other business groups in drawing up a national recovery pro gram for congress Strawn former chamber presi dent has been generally accepted as the leader of the chambers Roose velt foes but he was said authori tatively to have accepted now th necessity of cooperating with the administration His appointment to head the committee was described authoritatively as evidence of the strength of the chambers intention and to demonstrate the unanimity of the chambers the liberals urged him to take the job Strawns committee expects to work with groups from other busi ness industrial financial and agri cultural organizations to draw program behind which they all can unite To Back Bousing Drive Big business leaders gave every indication of putting their full orce behind the housing drive as a means of hurrying recovery strik ng a blow at unemployment and ius preventing congress from plunging far to the This an authoritative source dis closed probably will be a chief lank in the recovery platform which spokesmen of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and other organizations will present to the white house The decision to draw up this pro gram a momentcus step in the new movement for ccoperation between business and the white house was ratified by the chambers directors yesterday But it was learned that business leaders have been meeting in New York for several weeks working toward this objective Moley Liaison Man Raymond Molcy a chief adviser of the president is understood to have been acting as liaison man be tween the white house and these sessions attended by men of the Chamber of Commerce the Nation al Association of Manufacturers and the national industrial conference board James A Moffett federal hous ing administrator also has been Turn to t Column J Thonian Koy W Kidd mechanic F Mi Mathcws Dorothy Bcnhmn telephone operator Tne biplane cruising in a high fog crashed into the hillside be side a spillway of the municipal aqueduct about 20 miles from here The four persons had left Union air terminal at a m to fly over the foothills of the Tehachapi mountains near Saugus where on Thursday night a TWA mail plane piloted by George Rice made a forced landing Plane Motor Heard an and a half later the motor of the plane was heard by P S Cagnacci transmission pa trolman of the Municipal Bureau of Power and Light who was patrol ling the aqueduct The plane was above the low clouds and shrouded in fog A few minutes later he saw it crash and burst into flames beside the spillway A truck driver A Tetro of Los Angeles who also heard the explo sion and saw the crash rushed to the scene with Cagnacci All on board the plane apparently had been killed instantly Pilot 88 Years Old Thomas was 38 years old He started one of the first flying ser vices in the country and was the personal friend of most of Amer icas foremost flyers He was president of the Pacific Airmotive corporatioa one of the largest flying service companies on the coast and he bad acted as western representative for many national aircraft corporations Active in the National Aeronau tic association for years he was a prominent figure each year at the national air races Thrown 350 Feet The impact of the crash was evi denced by one of the bodies being thrown 350 feet up the hill from the wreckage So mangled was the wreckage that it was considerable time be fore the actual number of persons in the airplane could be established The first identification established was that of Kidd the mechanic whose billfold was found and whose wife living at Burbank a few miles from the scene confirmed reports ae had been a passenger in the fa ial craft although she was not told of the tragedy BESCH 35 IS GIVEN ACQUITTAL Jury at Emmetsburg Returns Not Guilty Verdict in Robbery Case EMMETSBURG Nov Jesch 35 formerly of Bode was ound not guilty of robbery with aggravation by a jury in district ourt here Saturday after deliber ating 7 hours Besch already under sentences of 0 to 25 years for rape and rob icry crimes was on trial before udge F C Davidson here since Wednesday He was accused of par icipation in the torture robbery of he H F Gneuppel family near Mai ard in November 1933 when n cash and bonds was taken by five rmed and masked men who brutal y treated their victims in an effort o locate the money Besch took the stand Friday morning and denied every allegation oncerning the Gneuppel crime Cyclones Top Drake 12 r 0 for Quarter Revamped Iowa State Team Gets Busy at Start AMES Nov States revamped Cyclones went after their old enemy Drake with a vengeance today scoring two touchdowns for a 12 to 0 lead at the end of the first quarter Tommy Neal raced 78 yards for the second touchdown after the first had been scored on a pass F1IIST PJKK1OD Taking possession of the ball seconds after the opening kickoff when Scharlin of Drake fumbled in an attempted line play and Loyd recovered on the Drake 35 yard line Iowa State scored on a pass on its fourth attempt Allender flipped the toss to Grefe playing at left end for Iowa State as Grefe stood on the 2 yard line Poole re placed Grefe but his kick was wide Scharlin returned the second kickoff 12 yards to the Drake 22 yard line Potts punted to Near and two plays later a Cyclone pass was intercepted on Drake 44 by Scharlin Another exchange of punts followed when neither side was able to gain Drake made it a first down when Orebaugh bored through the Cyclone line for 9 yards but was forced to punt when Iowa State held atv mldiield Taking 18yard line Neal midget Cyclone speed ster crashed left guard for 4 yards and then swept his left end cut back across the center of the field and raced 78 yards to a second ouchdown No Drake taeklers ever got near him Allenders attempted jlacekick was blocked Apparently angered by the lead against them Drake turned on the unning power and with McCloud Orebaugh and Fulton making long fains went from its 10 to the Iowa State 37 There Gustine recovered a fumble for Iowa State as the quarter ended CHICAGOMINNESOTA FIRST PERIOD Berwanger returned the kickoff IS yards Line drives made it a first down on Chicagos 30 yard line Ber wanger passed to Flinn on Minne sotas 45 yard line from where Berwanger made another 10 After an incomplete pass Berwanger lost a yard taking a lateral from Flinn und intercepted Berwanger1 s pass on Minnesotas 15 yard line and re turned it to the 24 Line plunges ave Minnesota a first down on the 39 yard line A penalty and a seven yard plunge by Alfonse made it Irst down on the Chicago 48 yard marker Football Scores FINAL Dean Academy 12 Navy Plebea 18 SECOND PERIOD Michigan 0 Ohio State IS Carnegie Teen o Duqiiesne 0 George Washington 7 West Virgin la 7 U of Detroit 6 Michigan State 7 Western Maryland O BuckneU 0 Citadel 0 Army 21 New Hampshire 3 Harvard 20 Colunibiu 6 penn 12 Holy Cros 20 Brown 7 Boston University 0 Boston College O Colgate 7 Syracuse 0 N Y U 7 Rutgers o Vale 7 Princeton 0 Purdue 7 Fordham 0 Dartmouth 6 Cornell 14 South Dakota 0 Catholic U 87 Lafayette 6 Penn State 0 FIRST PERIOD Simpson 0 Cornell 0 Maryland 6 Indiana 0 NewHampshire 0 Harvard 7 Boston U 0 Boston College 0 Michigan 0 Ohio State 7 Colgate 0 Syracuse 0 Citadel 0 Army 7 Wake Forest 0 Richmond IJ Duke 0 North Carolina 0 Pittsburgh 12 Navy 0 Vlllanova 7 Manhattan 0 Tulane 7 Kentucky 0 Nebraska 0 Kansas 0 CONTINUE RAIDS IN DES MOINES Police Sweep Down on Night Clubs About 45 Persons Under Arrest DES MOINES Nov 17 Continuing Iowas drive on liquor violations city police raided a num ber of night clubs in a drive which ended early today and resulted in the arrest of about 45 persons of whom approximately 40 patrons The officers swept down number of the outlying beer parlors and barbecues as well as a number were on a Iowa Man Arrested in Wyoming Accused of Auto Theft Robbery SHERIDAN Nov 17 A man who Sheriff W T Harwood said admitted the theft of anauto mobile in Omaha and the robbery of three business houses there is held in jail here pending the arriv al of Omaha authorities The man booked as William Maxwell 29 alias Carl Arnold of Council Bluffs Iowa was arrested with a woman companion on a dude ranch near here last night The woman was using the name Anne Arnold but admitted under questioning that her correct name is Cordelia Zigler Sheriff Harwood said She declined to give her ago but appeared to be about 25 Officers said they were checking reports the man might be the Wil liam Arnold who escaped from the Deadwood S jail some time ago He tallies closely with a des cription of that man they said Maxwell aw the woman were both working at the ranch at the time of their arrest Lightning Hits Hut 61 Instantly Killed CAPETOWN Union of South Africa Nov 17 na tives participating in a beer drink ing party near East London were instantly killed when lightning struck the hut in which the party was held dispatches reaching here said Only three of the 64 of the clubs better known downtown The drive the second within as many nights was planned at a joint conference of city county and school authorities In the Thursday night raids none of the patrons of the night clubs was arrested The early part of this week Gov ernor Herring issued an ultimatum that the state liquor control laws would have to be enforced The raid last night and early to day authorities said was based on reports of youths many of high school age buying drinks and spiking near beer The governor when notified of the raids said he was very much pleased with the citys cooperation with the state iti its efforts to elim inate the bootlegger and stop the sale of liquor and beer to SLIPSBETWEEN FREIGHT CARS Schlatterbach of Manly Is Injured in Railroad Accident Homer Schlatterbach Manly suffered an amputated right foot when he slipped while working at the Rock Island yards Saturday morning Schlatterback a brake man for the railroad was putting brakes on the freight cars when the rainy and slippery surface caused him to fall between the cars The wheels of one car ran over his right foot badly crushing it He was immediately taken to the hos pital in an ambulance An emergen cy operation was performed and the lower part of the leg amputated Schlatterbach was working for the railroad as an extra hand BOTH SIDES GIVE FINAL EVIDENCE IN FRAUD TRIAL Son of Chief Defendant on Stand Again in Surprise Move FEDERAL CAGO Nov Judge James H Wilkerson today denied motions by which Samuel Instill and son Samuel asked him to direct the jury trying them for mail fraud to return a verdict of acquittal I am satisfied that there is evi dence under which the court is re quired to give their case to the said Judge Wilkerson in denying the motions made for this two Insulls by Defense Attorney Floyd E Thompson The government today closed evidence completing all testimony in the trial of Insull and 16 asso ciates for mail fraud Taker Stand Again 1 In an unexpected move defense attorneys put Samuel Insull on the stand again The dark haired young man finished his rect testimony and cross examina tion yesterday Young Insull was asked only one question to contradict government testimony that the losses of the Insull the crash of Corporation Securities company was profits made in that company How much did yourfather and mothernose1 mthe Corporation Securities company asked DefenseAttorney Floyd E Thompson AH Testimony Ends BetweenH and 15 Insull replied Thats said Thompson clos ing all testimony in the case from either side J The governments final witness in the case which has been in ses sion in Federal Judge James H Wilkersohs court for seven weeks was Harold Huling the accountant who directed the Investigation into the affairs of the Insull utility sys tem He produced one last chart gov ernment chart No answer to one of the dozen hung before jury by the Insull attorneys Iowa Skies Cloudy Rains May Turn to Snow in North Part DES MOINES Nov 17 Skies in Iowa were cloudy today with the exception of the southeast corner of the state Occasional rain which was prob able tonight may turn to snow in the north portion tomorrow the weather bureau said Temperatures remained above normal The wannest reported yes terday was 64 at Davenport and Keokuk while the coldest last night was48 at Charles City Precious Documents Open Socialist Headquarters DES MOINES Nov 17 Helen Laskcr of the Des Moines so cialist committee announced so Three documents precious to all Americans are brought together in a booklet now available through our Washington Information bureau They are the Declaration of Inde pendence the Articles of Confedera tion and the Constitution of the United States the basic or organic law of the land The exact original text of each document is used and the names of all those who signed them All amendments to the con stitution are given together with the date each amendment took ef fect Enclose six cents in coin to cover cost of handling Use coupon natives who had gathered for the cialist party headquarters were to party be opened here today The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Name Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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