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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 6, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                COMC HASLOU iR HIS UTU a DEPT or nee MT r NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THA7 MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION XLT riVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEAKED OKKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 61934 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 48 Talk About Bonus Issue Congressmen Think Roosevelt Can Save Day By HERBERT PLVMMER Dec 6 advance guard of the seventy fourth congress for various rea sons mostly per sonal will talk privately of they have figured out on the question of the next session and payment of the bonus Not a few are of the opinion that Mr Roose velt can save the day if ihe pur sues the proper strategy If they say the administration will say less about tie lack of funds in the treasury to pay the bonus and lay more stress on the fundamental ob jections to payment at this time it will stand a much better chance of heading off the probonuseers Many of them contend that money for the payoff can be found if that be the principalobjection raised There are several alterna tives Issuance of greenbacks is one Patman of Texas one of the lead ing proponents for immediate pay ment in the house already has ad vanced this idea That Gold Content If that course is too objection able it is held there coula be re course to further reduction of the gold content of the dollar The profit derived by the treasury from the last move of this sort still is around somewhere Members of con gress never have been quite able to understand how this profit has been or is being used as a stabiliza tion fund There have been sugges tions that it be diverted to pay the bonus and the idea might become jjreSdents there inile ion bill said Mr not based solely on the considera tion of dollars and cents You and I he reminded con gress are concerned with the prin ciples herein Principles Vs Money He might do well it is argued to return to the thesis he enunciated last October prior to the Ameri can Legion convention at Miami when he dedicated the veterans hospital at Roanoke Va Then he declared that the federal govern ments first duty was to care for the disabled the sick the destitute and the starving He went further and gave two reasons why vetews should not demand special privJeges at the present The first is that both fed eral and state governments have given them privileges not accorded other citizens the second that vet erans of the World war today in the prime of life are better off from the point of view of unemploy ment and of annual income than the average of any other great group of our citizens Approached primarily on princi ples rather than ability to pay some congressmen say the admin istration might be able to muster sufficient strength in the senate to sustain a veto if not in the house Only 33 votes in the senate would be required lowan Gets Office i CHICAGO Dec e Beehtelhermer of Waterloo Iowa elected secretary of the national dairy Council TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Snow beginning Thursday night or Fridaynot quite so cold In extreme west and slightly colder in extreme east Thursday night MINNESOTA Generally fair in north snow probable in South Thursday night or by Friday continued cold IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 14 hour period ending at 18 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 27 Minimum in Night 8 At 8 A M Thursday 9 Snowfall S Inches Precipitation 24 After almost a week of thawing and packing the Maron City snow level Thursday moriiing stood at 14 inches U S DEFENDS OLD NAVAL PACTS Yugoslavia to Expel All Hungarian Citizens DIFFERENCES TO BE SETTLED BY OF LEAGUE 27000 Will Be Thrown Out Hundreds Now at Border Cnoyrllht liy The AnvirJnlrd BELGRADE Yugoslavia Dec 6 top of an authoritative an nouncement that Yugoslavia is en gaged in expelling all Hungarians who have not become Yugoslav citizens a foreign office spokes man announced today that his gov ernment intended to settle its dif ferences with Hungary in a peace ful manner through the league of nations The total number of Hungarians who are to be thrown out of the country is about 27000 Many hun dreds of them already have been sent to the Hungarian border Keep Old Allegiance The official reason for the expul sion is that these persons during the IB years of Yugoslav sover eignty have not seen fit to drop their allegiance to Hungary The government does not wish that this fact be used as a basis for treaty revisions under which parts of Yugoslavia might be turned back to Hungary A rumor that Yugoslavia had broken off diplomatic relations with Hungary was denied indignantly by the f oreign off ice spokesman ie declared are l row and the yeiy fact thit we ap pealed to Geneva shows justice through the league without any thought of breaking our re lations with Hungary To Proceed Relentlessly It was stated authoritatively that the expulsion will be a gradual pro cess but will proceed relentlessly It is estimated today that some 2000 Hungarians already have been deported and the number is increas ing daily About 300 luckless former Hun garians have found themselves with out a country This group was com posed of men and women who re nounced Hungarian citizenship pre paratory to becoming Yugoslavs Hungary has thrown them out and Yugoslavia will not permit them to return They are living in three trains stranded in no mails land at the HungarianYugoslav frontier Special Cabinet Session BUDAPEST Dec 6 All cab inet ministers today were summoned to a special cabinet session tomor Tlirn to Page 3 Column 5 ATTEMPT MADE TO KIDNAP GIRL Family of Grew Brother of Ambassador to Japan in Seclusion MANCHESTER Mass Dec 6 attempt to kidnap Eugenie H Grew 17 his adopted daughter had driven the family of Randolph Clark Grew brother of Joseph C Grew U S ambassador to Japan into seclusion today while federal agents strove to run down the would be kidnapers Before withdrawing from outside communication Grew authorized the statement Federal agents are taking care of this case from Washington Grew was said to have appealed to Washington after he had receiv ed two letters threatening the ab duction of the girl daughter of his second wife the former Mrs Helen Jones Coffin The climax of the plot was reported reached when a car Eilled with the alleged kidnapers trailed the girl to the gate of Crews Manchesterbythesea estate While the family preserved strict secrecy it was reported the kid naperswere frightened away Mon day night as they reached the gate when Mrs Grew illuminated the estate with floodlights Heavily armed federal agents has ened to the scene in response to Grews appeal and set a trap bait ed with an automobile usually used by the Grew family but the kidnap ers failed to respond Preparing for Saturdays Shopping Tour SAY POP GREATER ttASON CITY DAYFOR ttY WHEN YOUR MOTHER I BUY A LOT OP THINGS NEED AMD DayPlanned on Saturday Special Values to Be Offered at Stores at Sale Event The third of a series of Greater Mason City days is to be staged in Mason City Saturday when special values will be offered by the mer chants of the community This event will be an excellent opportunity for the residents of North Iowa to purchase their winter needs and to buy Christmas gifts The stores will on this occa sion feature numerous suggestions for gifts In preparation for Greater Ma son City rtay and the Christmas shopping season stores are already appearing in tneir glittering holi day attire Streets are being trim med in the most elaborate Christ mas decorations Mason City has seen for years Merchants have large stocks of merchandise on hand in anticipation of a Christmas business that gives every indication of being larger than that of last year which was beyond expectations Fire From Defective Furnace Pipes Sends Family Out in Snow WATERLOO Dec 6 Tom defective furnace pipes early oday drove Mr and Mrs J E Cade and four children into the snow in night clothing some with out shoes Damage was estimated by fire men at 5800 not including water damage to amateur radio broad casting station W9SQW operated by Philip Cade 19 Fumes awakened Mrs Cade and he family fled to a neighbors louse at 3 a m with the tempera ure at 14 degrees Testimony in Retrial of T Jay Hubbard at Des Moines Started DBS MOINES Dec 6 imony in tie retrial for rape of T Jay Hubbard former Des Moines police inspector began here today two years after Hubbard was con victed of an alleged criminal attack on Alice L Snook of DesMoines A jury to hear evidence in the sec ond trial ordered by the state su reme court was completed late esterday in District Judge Frank S Shanklands court Five women and seven men constitute the jury YHC Your Health Gift I r Shoppinq Days til Christmas OFFERED FOR POSTOFFICE City of Mason City Places Bid in Washington for Structure The bid of 525000 for the old postoffice building submitted by the city of Mason City was sched uled to be opened at Washington D C Thursday afternoon No action on the matter how ever is expected for a few days until an appraisal has been made of the building by the government The city council at a special ex ecutive session the first of the week voted to make the 525000 offer The amount offered by the city was not released until after the bids were scheduled for opening in Wash ington It is the plan of the city council in event the citys offer is accepted to convert the structure into a city hall Seven Are Arrested in Night Club Raids DES MOINES Dec 6 and state law enforcement officials arrested seven persons and seized a small amount of liquor in a raid on Des Moines night clubs GETS A POUND Price for Iowa State Beef More Than Twice That of Last Year CHICAGO Dec 6 Idol the grand champion steer of the thirtyfifth International Live stock exposition was bought at auc tion for a pound today by the Kroger Grocery and Baking com pany of Cincinnati Ohio The price was more than double the 5130 a pound bid for Briar cliff Model last year It was the fifth time in the history of the sale that the price reached Campus Wo weighed 1162 pounds at sale and will bring its owner Iowa State college at Ames The sleek AberdeenAngus was weighed officially shortly after the sale In the show ring where it won its title it weighed 1140 pounds Will Be Slaughtered The buyers announced that the calf will be slaughtered in Chicago probably Monday and quarters sent immediately to Cincinnati St Louis Detroit and Cleveland where rank ing charitable organizations will select an orphanage to which the beef is to be donated The Kroger company representa tives entered the sale ring apparent ly determined to buy Immediately after thepurchase they unfolded a painted banner to be used in photographs with the steer A J Schlinkert general manager of meat merchandising for the com pany in announcing how the beef will be distributed he said We want thees orphans to sample the finest food available for growing boys and girls Our onlv reeret is that we cannot give all orphans in the coun try a steak from this champion of champions Opens at 50 Cents The bidding opened at 50 cents double the opening bid of a year ago It advanced in 25 cent leaps to and then to the final J3 bid As the bidding ceased a man stepped out from the ring around Campus Idol and began digging into the deep straw with his foot An assistant auctioneer asked him what he was doing Looking for the depression said the man whose bidding had stopped a The price of championship beef continued to be more than double that of 1933 in later bidding when the grand championship carload of steers sold for S3825 a hundred pounds Last years price was 75 a hundred HUNTER WONDERS IF HIS JOB IS AVIATION OR BEAUTY CULTURE OKLAHOMA CITY Dec 6 UP Hunter who is man aging the attempt of Jean La Rene and Henrietta Sumner to break the womans endurance flying record would like to know whether he is running a flight or a beauty shop Hunter disclosed that the girls who have passed the half way mark in their effort to break the 240 hours record so far have asked and had delivered to them Three boxes of hairpins Two boxes of powder A comb Four pairs of silk hose One pair of rayon stepins One eyebrow pencil Two bottles of nail polish Ten magazines Four quarts of fountain drinks Six ice cream cones Four bars of soap One bottle of mouth wash One box of corn plasters and the girls havent walked for five Roosevelt Returns to Capital After His 3 Weeks Rest ENROUTE WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO WASHINGTON Dec 6 Roosevelt re turned to the white house today re freshed and confident after three weeks of study and play in the southland He is prepared to submit to the new congress a program projecting the new deal on a permanent basis with an immediate new and gigan tic work relief program to tide over the unemployment period He will put the legislative menu into black and white during the next three weeks which are expected to bring several conferences between the president and congressional leaders Burglar Gets Cash and Two Guns WATERLOO Dec 6 hundred dollars in cash an auto matic pistol a doublebarreled shot gun a watch and a check for were taken last night by a burglar from the home of Mr and Mrs Charles C Kitterman Yesterday Mrs John Robinson reported the theft of 25 from her home Clubs Make Presents to Cheer Fund Solicitation Begun in Earnest List Will Start Saturday The Christmas Cheer Fund soli citation is on in earnest Reports are coming in numerous ly of contributions authorized by the various clubs and other organi zation of the community A few have been received and a goodly number more are expected before Saturday of this week when the first list of those actually in be pre sented on this page Just as the proof of the pudding is in the eating so the proof of Ihe appeal of this years Christmas Cheer Fund rests in the actual amount raised on Christmas morn ing when the solicitation will come to a formal close Interest Is Greater But at this time it is a matter of remark that interest is running higher in the project than at any time in the seven or eight years it has been conducted by the Glolie Gazette No Empty Stockings in Mason City This Year symbolized by the effective picture of that theme pre sented in the last issue will be the goal and challenge of this years drive Announcement of the exact amount sought and needed will be announced in the next issue A study of the requirements and the possibilities is now under way by those in cHarge of the funds solici tation and investment All Gifts Welcome No gift too large and none too small is a slogan that will be heard often during the two weeks and a half between now and Christmas Contributions should be addressed ag follows Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Unless there is a specific requsst not to do so names will be used with contributions Initials or anon ymous terms such as Friend will be used on request Experience has proved that the hardest part of the campaign is that connected with gaining momentum first few days in other words Donors who respond at this stage therefore are doing a double duty Lets go Good Fellows and Com pany EMBARGO TALK HURT BUSINESS Senators Told Officials of Arras Firm Got Busy at Once By CHARLES P NUTTER WASHINGTON Dec 6 Evidence was presented to the sen ate munitions committee today that officers of the Remington Arms company got busy at Washington when a sales agent in the Chaco re ported rumors of an American arms embargo were hurting business Previously the committee had re ceived evidence that the du Pont company sent a shipment of powder to Holland in 1929 for reshipment to an embargo was in ef fect against sending munitions di rectly to China Goes to Washington F J Monagflan export manager for the Remington company said he came to Washington to see what the facts were He testified he came to the con clusion as a result of his visit to the capital that there wasnt going to be an embargo on the shipment of arms to Bolivia and Paraguay the Chaco belligerents Monaghan was closely questioned about his activities by Senator Pope DIdaho after a letter was read from the witness to the South American agent in 1933 saying we immediately got busy on the em bargo question Mighty High Officials Monaghans letter said we reach ed some mighty high officials on the embargo matter The witness immediately repudiat Turn FARC 3 Column 2 STATEMENT OF DAVIS SEEN AS WARNING JAPAN Says Abandonment Will Lead to Insecurity and Suspicion By HAROLD f BRAMAN LONDON Dec 6 the first public statement of United States policy since the tripower naval conversations began Norman H Davis United States ambassador at large said today that abandon ment of the Washington and Lon don naval treaties would lead to conditions of insecurity interna tional suspicion and costly compe tition with no real advantage to any nation This statement regarded as a warning to lapan was made before the American Correspondents asso ciation at a luncheon Heretofore all statements on the American policy have been released through a delegation spokesman U S Backs Treaties Davis declared that the Amer ican government stands for the continuance of the principles of the two treaties Sir John Simon British foreign secretary met with Ambassador Tuneo Matsudaira today and urged that the Japanese explain as soon as possible what they intend to do after they denounce the Washing ton treaty The British foreign secretary also suggested that if the Japanese had any new proposals to make they should do so as quickly as pos sible The Japanese ambassador re plied that he would confer with the other members of his delegation All Around Reduction The American ambassadorat large also announced for the first time that President Roosevelt has proposed a substantial all around reduction in naval armaments Since no agreement to reduce has been reached the envoy said in a speech before the American cor respondents association the United States strongly advocates continu ing the Washington and London treaties with their assurance of equality of security Japanees spokesmen have served notice that Japan will denounce the Washington treaty which gives the far eastern nation the smaller end of a 553 Public Pronouncement The speech was the first compre hensive public pronouncement of the American position since the tri party discussions opened It is con sidered of big significane The Washington conference put an end to a ruinous naval race Davis said and established a sound basis for peace in the Pacific and the far east Only by maintenance of the sys tem of equality of security with proportionate reductions downward Turn 3 Column 4 For Christmas Candies Could you make delicious fudge from the commonplace carrot Or fashion a confection from the home ly prune Does your mouth water for honey kisses orange wafers or black walnut molasses candy Does your family ciamor for can dy all over the place at Christmas time Does your boy friend yearn for a platter of old fashioned fudge Wouldnt your friends appreciate a new fangled fudge made of coffee sugar butter and chopped nuts The 144 recipes in the booklet Candy Recipes run all the way from Boston creams to Turkish de light include 17 kinds of fudge four nougats several kinds of taffy And many new confections that will be a delightful surprise to everyone and set folks to wondering how you made them and with what Use coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederick J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose six cents In coin carefully wrapped for a booklet on Candy Recipes Nams Street City State vu Mall to Washington D C GREATER MASON CITY DAY SHOPPING EVENT SATURDAY   

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