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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 18, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                p MOM F R ic c M r r i or i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEHVICB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 18 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE See Trouble in Congress Administration Not Expecting to Have Clear Sailing By HERBERT PLOTEMER ASHINGTOM Dec 18 Iffl Backstage gossi here has it tha the white nous deliberately in spired Vice Pres ident Garner declare recent that the adminis tration w o u 1 keep hands off i the speakershi fight Cactus Jacks assertion was t the effect that h had seen no ev dence the execu live end of th government intended to interfer with the legislative and added hi own opinion That is as it shout be There is more to it than that however Washington politicians be lieve Heres their explanation As the situation looks now the ad ministration probably will encoun ter trouble in the coming congress particularly in the house There ar several possible sources of embar rassment looming on the legislativ horizon That Veterans Bonus Immediate cash payment of th veterans bonus is one The issue may be sidetracked in the senate but no one will predict with any de gree of assurance what will happen in the house Such questions as permanent NRA legislation relief the St Law rence waterway and perhaps the currency issue may provoke any amount of trouble for the adminis tration Politicians believe President Roosevelt has kept this thought up permost in his mind during all his reflections on the leadership of the louse in the next congress That he ia desirous of having as strong an organization as possible no one de afford to do anything bring about such a desired result is an other question And it is thought for this reason the administration to throw its support to any one candidate or even so much AS make a gesture in that direction and later in the ses sion the house were to turn its back on the president on a major legisla tive proposal the result might prove embarrassing Not My Baby It might then be charged by op posing forces that men hand picked by the administration to be its house leaders are unable to main tain control On the other hand with the presi dent playing handsoff in the mat ter there will be no such reaction If the house chooses to oppose his wishes in any given legislative pro posal he can make use of one of his favorite not my baby Theres another advantage to the administration also in keeping aloof in the fight President Roosevelt has a habit of firing messages to con gress one by one Heretofore be cause of the strict rules of the house that body has been able to act quickly on a measure and pass it on to the slowermoving senate The strategy has been to have the house load up the senate calendar and force that body to move more quickly than ordinarily it would By taking no hand in an affair which strictly concerns only the house the president probably wil be able to continue this practice without incurring friction from dis gruntled elements NO 58 NOTES THREATENING F R PROBED Government of Yugoslavia Prepares to Quit DELAYS MOVE AS 2 MEMBERS OF CABINET RESIGN Minister Who Settled Hungarian Crisis Steps Out BELGRADE Dec 18 Yugoslav cabinet reconsidered its decision to resign today after the withdrawal from the government of Bogolyub Yevtich the foreign min ister and Dragoutin Kojich the minister of agriculture The resignation of the entire cab inet following a conference later to day was regarded however as a foregone conclusion The ministers at first planned to ollow Yevtich and Kojich in placing heir resignations in the hands of Prince Paul head of the regency Later it was decided to postpone action until after the remaining members of the cabinet had an op portunity to confer Test of Strength The sudden crisis was regarded as a test of strength between Yev tich and Premier Nikola Uzonovich aged head of a dozen successive governments The official version of the res gnations was that they resulted tecause the ministers disagreed upon points of internal policy It was known however that the crisis was the of a litter fight beginnirigiiaf the mo ment when Yevtich arrived from ieneva The opposition was led by remier Uzonovich who was iware that the foreign minister ndoubtedly was slated to be the ext premier Wish of Alexander It was believed Yevtichs promo ion not only was the wish of Tince Paul but also of the late Cing Alexander who held his for ign minister in high esteem Bitterness engendered by the fail re of his political rivals in the cab net to accord a more enthusiastic eception to his report on the events t Geneva prompted Yevtich to ave the government Coming at the moment when the country expected the govern lent would honor Yevtich with the remiership as a reward for his ork at Geneva in the Hungarian risis the foreign ministers with rawal caused dismay throughout ugoslavia Paul Summons Leaders Prince Paul head of the regency ho is known as the royal referee mmediately summoned other polit al leaders with a view to forroa on of a new cabinet Among those ummoned were Father Anton Kor shetz the Slovanian leader and Dr el Spaho leader of the Moham Report Betty Gow to Sail for America on Saturday Lindbergh Baby Nurse to Testify Against Hauptmann GLASGOW Dec 18 authoritative source said tonight that Betty Gow former Lindbergh nurse will sail for Canada Satur day on board the S S Duchess of York This information was the latest development in efforts to ascertain the whereabouts of the woman who is expected to be an important wit ness in the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann accused of the murder of Miss Gows former charge Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr Early today she was believed to have sailed on the S S Aquitania and later she was thought to be abard the S S Caledonia both of which are headed for the United States Berth Is Booked A berth has been booked on the Duchess of York which sails for Halifax in the name of Mr Gow The report that Miss Gow was aboard the Aquitania was denied by the purser of that ship while the fact that she attended a function in Glasgaw last Saturday discredited the belief that she might be aboard the S S Caledonia which now is Hearing America BETTY GOW Aged Man Struck by Car Fatally Injured ROCK ISLAND Dec 18 John Guinty 80 was fatally injured when he was struck by an auto mobile driven by H A Whitcomb of Rock Island It was the fourth fatal automobile accident in the tricity area since Saturday FORECAST IOWA Probably rain chang ing to snow Tuesday night and Wednesday except becoming fair Wednesday in extreme west colder Tuesday night in west and north considerably colder Wednesday MINNESOTA Cloudy snow in central and east much colder Tuesday night moder ate cold wave In north Wed nesday partly cloudy much colder in east and south IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 14 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 31 Minimum in Night 30 At 8 A M Tuesday 33 Trace of Mist edan groups Both are former cab et members Draw Up Communique Uzonovich and his Serbian col leagues previously had drawn up an official communique in which the cabinet praised France and Yugo slavia for their cooperation in steel ing the YugoslavHungarian crisis but failed even to mention Yevticbs name The foreign minister thereupon forced the issue by resigning in com pany with the minister of agricul ture Betty Gow reported to have sailed for the United States today on the liner Aquitania was the last person to see the Lindbergh baby alive in Crib It was she who put In his crib the night of March 1 1932 and who found the crib empty when she went in to look at him severa hours later She had been the babys nurse from the time it was weeks old The prosecution announced cently that Miss Gow will be called to testify in Bruno Richard Haupt manns trial for the slaying of the baby but indicated her testimony will not identify Hauptmann as the actual kidnaper Previously the prosecution said Miss Gow would not be asked to come to this country for the trial Denies Defense Bequest TRENTON N J Dec 18 Attorney General David T Wilentz has denied the request of Bruno Richard Hauptmanns attorneys for permission to inspect the Lindbergh kidnap ladder the premises of Hauptmanns Brnnx home and the Lindbergh estate at HopeweJl Wilentz informed Lloyd Fisher of Flemington associate defense coun sel for the kiduapslaying suspect of his decision after a conference with Prosecutor Anthony M Hauck Jr of Hunterdou county and for mer Judge George K Large a prosecution attorney In denying the defense permis sion to inspect the ransom notes i Wilentz pointed out to Fisher that i the defense at the times James M antam Fawcett of Naw York was in SEE NEW CLASH ON POWER ISSUE Administration Refuses to Seek Quick Court Test of Its Policies WASHINGTON Dec 18 war clouds began to gather again today around the power issue after the Roosevelt administration turn ing thumbs down on a plea that it cooperate in putting its power poli cies to a quick final test in the su preme court demanded that the in dustry clean house The answer came only a few hours after Thomas N Carter pres ident of the Edison Electric Insti tute and a leader in the attack on the Roosevelt plans to use such power experiments as the Tennes see valley authority as yardsticks to force down rates called at the white house 5000 Word Memorial He had brought with him a 5 00 word memorial which spoke of strangulation of private cnter Turn lo Putt Column S charge had had an opportunity to inspect the ransom notes Moreover Wilentz said photostatic copies of the notes were made for the de fense Japan Anxious to Reopen Navy Conversations Will Inform British of Its Desire to Set Definite Date to Resume TOKIO Dec 18 Japans de sire for a definite date for the re sumption of the present preliminary naval treaty conversations in Lon don will be presented to the British government Wednesday in accord ance with instructions from the Jap anese government to its London en voy Foreign Minister Hirota cabled Ambassador Tsuneo Matsudaira to night in order that the Japanese hope for resumption of the parleys be included in the communique in which the London conference wil announce its adjournment Desire to Fix Date It was officially explained that the Japanese desire to fix a date for resumption of the conference prob ably in March is to permit the Tok o government to prepare aclequate y for further talks and possibly ive Admiral Yamamoto a chance to return to Tokio report and re ceive further instructions before he oes back to London again However it is known that the Japanese government is anxious to lave the United States and Great committed to writing on Laughlin Gets Not to Exceed 5 Years for Remore Swindle FORT DODGE Dec 18 James H Laughlin 54 of Minneap olis was sentenced to the state pen itentiary at Fort Madison for an in determinate term of not to exceed five years for the alleged swindling of Mr and Mrs H H Remore of Clear Lake of in April SPH Provide Health 5 Shoppinq Days til Christmas such resumption prior to the Japan ese governments abrogation of the Washington naval treaty of 1922 believing that such action would prevent the United States from charging that the abrogation de stroyed the preliminary naval talks as well as the prospects for a 1935 naval conference Confer at Length Although Premier Keisuke Okada Admiral Mineo Osumi minster of the navy and Hirota conferred lengthily yesterday and today con cerning the socalled Chatfield Yamamoto compromise suggestions made at London a source close to the government said an agreement had not been reached and further consultations were necessary before the delegates were instructed con cerning future action Great Britain agreed at London about a month ago to a compro mise by which she would recognize Japans demands for naval equality in although not in fact The United States delegation indi cated it agreed to nothingwhich would invalidate the Washington treaty by which Japan was on the short end of the 553 Eager to Continue However it is known that the Japanese are eager to continue the talks with Great Britain on any basis regardless of whether the Am ericans remain in London hoping hereby to prevent the development to any degree of a common Anglo American front Therefore Tokio is likely to make conciliatory gestures to Great Brit ain although experts said she could not be expected to offer a conces sion which could be interpreted as ATLANTICSTORM DELAYS RESCUE ATTEMPT AT SEA Tanker Stands by Ship in Distress Other Vessels on Way NEW YORK Dec 18 terse message from the rescue tan ker Mobiloil to the distresse freighter Sisto in midAtlantic to day indicated that mountainou seas may delay attempts to rcscu the freighters crew until morning Have you any fear for your ves sels safety until morning th message said The Mobiloil has been standing by the disabled Sisto since las night and has pumped tons of oi on the sea in an attempt to calm the water sufficiently to permit an attempt at rescue Tumps Oil on Water The tanker pumped so much oi from her own tanks that thi morning she sent out an appea asking how soon a ship with oi could reach the scene approxima tely 660 miles north of the Azores A message from the Mobiloil tc the liner New York which is rush ing through the heavy seas to th scene said this message had jus been received from the commande of the Sisto Consider it too dangerous to g in avsmall boat suchJhig seas Suggest wait Vessel Kolls Badly The master of the Mobiloil a ship of 5090 gross tons added thi statement in his message to th New York Sea heavy and my vessel rolling very badly and difficult to handle when trying to make a lee for him Would size y6ur vessel permit you maneuver The New York a Hamburg Lloyd vessel is 602 feet long anc Lloyds Register gives her tonnage as 21867 gross Meantime the Aurania and the iant liner Europa were pounding through the heavy seas to the side of the Sisto Message From Europa The message from the Europa signed by her master Oskar Scharf did not indicate when the giant liner would reach the Sisto It was as iumed here that Scharf had reduced he speed of his ship because of the weather Will not arrive New York before Saturday noon the Europas mes age said Weather very bad Hur force Storms from west Joing to assistance S S Sisto 140 niles away Due on Friday The Europas schedule had called or arrival in New York Friday The message from the Mobiloil aid the crew of th estricken ship Turn In ruga 2 Column 3 an abandonment of demands maritime fighting strcnsth for BRADY IS NAMED COMMISSIONER Council Bluffs Man Succeeds Hutchinson Upon State Securities Board DES MOINES Dec 18 Alex Miller secretary of state to day announced the resignation of Walter R Hutchinson state securi ties commissioner and the appoint ment of John F Brady of Council Bluffs to the position Bradys appointment is effective Jan 15 The new securities commissioner began the practice of law in Omaha after his admission to the bar in 1925 and later moved to Council Bluffs He was a representative from Pottawattamie county at the regular and special sessions of the fortyfifth general assembly and is at present assistant county attor ney at Council Bluffs Hutchinson became securities commissioner on Jan 3 1932 his appointment coming at the same time that the democratic office holders assumed their positions fol lowing the general election in No vember 1931 The securities commissioner re ceives a salary of a year Only 6 Day Sprint Will Reach Goal Minimum That Will Insure Happy Christniastide Previously Reported 1 A Friend 30 Brotherhood of Railway Clerks LodRe No 2021 50 Harmony Guild of Congre gational Church 50 Novel Club 30 The Campbell Kids 30 L H B Homcbnilders Class M E Church Betty Mac Business Offloa Employes Northwestern Bell Tele phone Co 30 Mrs F j i Truck Drivers Union No 5IK M J JO 20 Diamond Club MidCon tinent Employes S L Wright Hollywood Cal New 50i 1000 Total HE CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND has reached point where only a six day sprin can win the race The goal of the race is the minimum amount needed t insure a happ Id scores of young stars and not a few adults in th Mason City community The whole hearted generosity of everybodj blessed with the comforts of life is needed No more meaningful indorsemen of this cause could be had than the 100 per cent financial support tha has been forthcoming from the P T A units of the city Next to Mrs Mabel Blaises office which is in charge of the administration o the fund no agency could be found in Mason City more intimately ac quainted with the need of this fund Crowd at Dance Brotherhood of Railway The ierks in the above list of donors is made up of employes of the Railway Express agency A capacity crowd at the benefit dance to be staged at the Denison club Wednesday night is indicated y the advance sale of tickets An nouncement Tuesday of a special fa vor to be given to everybody in at tendance has whetted interest in the event Almost from the inauguration of he Cheer Fund there has been a contribution of 10 from S L W This year the director of solicitation ook the liberty of identifying the lonor as S L Wright of Hollywood Cal known to many in this com munity To Close Christmas The campaign will come to a close Christmas morning That means hat only six giving days remain The Waterloo Good Fellows club vith which a friendly competition las been started has passed its 700 mark Although it was started head of the Mason City venture it s evident that there must be some peedy giving in these final days if he neighboring city is to be over aken Contributions may be brought to he GlobeGazette office or mailed Christmas Cheer Fund Globe jazette Mason City Iowa DOCTOR DENIES HIS PATIENT HAS FULLY STOPPED YAWNING STERLING 111 Dec 18 Dr H L Pettit of Morrison HI physician to Mrs Harold McKce Round Grove 111 who has been yawning since Dec 9 today de nied Ms patient had completely recovered or that he expected a complete cure immediately Her yawning has lessened considerably and she had a very comfortable night without ad ministration of opiates he said but she had a period of yawn ing this morning and it may be that she will have several such periods before the attack stops completely Indignation was expressed by Dr Pettit because photographrs for a hicago newspaper forced their way past nurses into Mrs McKees room to take photos al though the physician had forbid den it Claim Robinson Seen in Iowa Car in Minneapolis Police Radio Cars Warned to Watch for Man Sought in Kidnaping MINNEAPOLIS Dec 18 Thomas H Robinson Jr sought by the department of justice as the Tkidnaper of Mrs Alice Stollrof LouisrilJe Ky was reported seen here today and all police radio cars were warned to watch for the fugitive Police said a man believed to be Robinson had been seen driving an automobile with Iowa license plates S215192 loop The automobile on the outskirts of the bearing these plates was rented yesterday at Mo line 111 by a person garbed in wo mans clothing Fred H Wiley operator of the Automobile Rental service said he was certain the person who rented the machine was not a woman The driver of this automobile when sighted in Minneapolis today was not dressed as a woman Meag r descriptions obtained by police here described the motorist as a man of about Robinsons age Robinson has been a fugitive since the return of Mrs Stoll by her kidnapers at Louisville Oct 17 VIoline Firm Accused of NRA Violation in Wages and Hours PEORIA 111 Dec 18 in formation charging violations of tlie NRA code governing their industry has been filed by Frank K Lemon United States district attorney against the Moline Iron works of Moline 111 and L W Nutt its pres ident The information charges 13 viola tions of the maximum hours and minimum wage provisions The company was ordered to answer in federal court here Wed nesday the same date set for ap pearance of the L L Coryell Oil Hutchinson said that pursuant to i company of Lincoln Nebr which plans made when he went into the j has been named in five indictments office he intends to return to Cedar charging violations of the petroleum Rapids and devote his time to the I industry code at Moline Rock private practice of law Island Kewane and Galesburs HITLER SHOOTING RUMORS SCOUTED Austrian Newspaper Prints Story of Wounding by German Girl BERLIN Dec IS hat Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler had been wounded or shot at vere scornfully described as ridic ilous inventions in official quarters oday The newspaper Linzer Volksblatt f Linz Austria had published a re iort saying what it called a truat forthy source had stated Hitler vas recently wounded by a German rll These rumors reached Berlin to ay almost simultaneously from Austria Russia and Holland Todays rumor was that Hitler was shot at by a daughter of the dismissed Silesian nazi chief Brueckner Since July off and on the story has been circulated that a daughter or a niece of Gen Kurt von Schleis cher former chancellor of Germany who was killed in the blood purge of last July had emptied a revolver at Hitler Last Sunday London heard that a strange airplane had fired a ma chine gun at Hitlers plane as it flew over East Prussia Hitler however has not been near East Prussia since the funeral of the late President von Hinden burg in August The reichsfuehrer today received Gen Joachim von Ribbentrop his personal diplomatic envoy who re ported to him the result of his re cent visits to London and Paris Dies of Mishap Injuries FORT MADISON Dec 18 TV Jerome Wilmesineier chief operator at the Fort Madison electric sub station died of injuries suffered in an automobile accident 4 LETTERS SENT HOUSE MEMBER FROM MICHIGAN Foulkes Says First One Warned Him Not to Back President WASHINGTON Dec 18 Federal authorities began an inves tigation today of letters received by Representative Foulkes DMichl which he said threatened the life of President Roosevelt and made threats against himself Foulkes said he had received four different notes the first of which came last June and threatened that if he did not cease supporting Pres ident Roosevelts program some thing mysterious would happen to me Second Letter In July The second letter came in July which he said added a penalty of 5000 and said that it was not paid immediately again something would happen The first letter was from Benton Harbor and the sec ond he said was mailed in Detroit but was in the same handwriting Foulkes said the third letter came during the campaign while he was active in discussing achievements of the president The last one threatening the pres ident he said was mailed at Colo ma Defeated in Election Foulkes said he did not take the first note seriously but turned the matter over to the department of justice after receiving the last let ter 1 Foulkes declined the of the farmerlabor party in Michi gan for governor last spring to again run for the house but was defeated in the election He said he did not know whether there might be any connection between his re fusal to accept the nomination for governor and the receipt of the notes He declined to divulge the name attached to the last letter Bracq Professor at Vassar Author and Peace Advocate Dies KEENE N H Dec IS Jean Charlemagne Bracq SI pro fessor emeritus of romance lang uages at Vassar college participant in international peace conferences and author died at his home in West Keene this morning Bracq was born in Cambrai France May 3 1S53 He came to the United States in 1871 Woman Shoots Self Gives Birth to Twins LOUISVILE Ky Dec IS Twin girls born to Mrs Hazel Cra vens Senior last night after she had shot herself lived only 10 min utes physicians reported today Mrs Senior died a few minutes af ter their death Canned Food Recipes This is an 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