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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPt ASSOCIATED PREPS LEASED WlKfi SEHV1UB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 20 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 60 Reason for Act Sought Move to Stop War Profits Cause of Speculation By HERBERT PLTIMMER ASHINGTON Dec 20 their quest for reasons why President Roose velt embarked so suddenly on his crusade to take the profit out of war observers have run into all sorts of explana tions Intimations by Senators Nye of North Dakota and Vandenberg of Michigan that Mr Roosevelt is attempting to steal the thunder of the senate munitions investigation committee heve been met with the retort that this committee has had the support of the white house from the start In his message to congress on May 18 of this year the president de clared I am gratified to learn that such a committee has been appointed I earnestly recommend that it re ceive ttie generous support of the senate Some see General Hugh John sons presence on the Presidents special committee as evidence thai Mr Roosevelt has had such a move in mind for some time Kight in His Line They recall that when Genera Johnson stepped out as NRA ad ministrator in September the Presi dent said at the time that he would be able to help me further in the new duties and new tasks for pub lic service Did Mr Roosevelt mean by new duties and new tasks for the gen era membership on his specia committee to find ways and means of deprofitizmg war There are many who believe it possible Sucfca jobisright inJohnsons Itoe fAeiiaprotegeot BernardBa trieiboaraduring the World andadmittediyone of the foremos students of the problem the gen cral seems particularly equipped f o such a job Johnson accompanied B a r u uc h when he appeared before the war policies commission during the Hoover administration and read most of the elaborate brief prepared by Baruch outlining the manner in which the profit might be taken out of war Bonus Issue Balance The explanation also is offered that the president probably was motivated by the pressing demand for immediate payment of the cash bonus In the American Le gions program the question of the bonus closely parallels that organi zations other legislative proposal of conscription of capital as well as manpower in time of war With tte bonus issue to be met in the next congress concentration on the Le gions other proposal might be good policy it is pointed out It is believed in some quarters that the trend which the senates munitions investigation has taken might have had some weight with the white house At any rate the presidents spe cial committee is expected to ap proach the problem from a strictly domestic viewpoint The Nye muni tions committees investigation has been concerned largely with the in ternational phases of the question Car Rent Money Not From Stoll Ransom DAVENPORT Cecv 20 bill given Saturday as bond for a rented car by a person suspected of being Thomas Robinson Jr sought as the kidnaper of Mrs Alice Stoll of Louisville Ky was not part of the ransom money paid for Mrs Stolls release federal de partment of justice agents said STUDY OF TAX SYSTEMS ORDERED 600 Guardsmen Patrol Town After Race Riot COURTHOUSE IN RUINS FIRED BY LYNCHING MOB Two Men Dead Slain in Futile Attempt to Seize Negro SHELBYVILLE Term Dec 20 hundred national guards men marched into town today after disorders of tile last 24 hours in which the courthouse was burned and two men were killed in a racial outbreak The troops were ordered here by Gov Hill McAlister after a mob ran wild yesterday on the scene of a lynching fighting to carry off a Negro whose trial on a charge of attacking a young white girl was interrupted as the raging group stormed the courthouse Asked if he would declare mar tial law Adjt Gen J H Ballew replied Not Martial Law Nothing like that Weve got 600 men here and were going to look around and see what the situation is before making any plans Dawn brought a dismal sight to Shelbyville its once proud court house a hulk of scorched bricks and a atter of debris covering the courthouse square where two were killed and a score wounded in yes terdays attempt to seize E K Har ris Negro on trial charged with assaulting a white schoolgirl Bloodhounds Seek Lost Woman Bloodhounds were brought by airplane to assist in the search for Mrs Eliot Boke Schaffner 39 year old member of the wealthy clothing familywho vanished from her isolated Jioroe in Carmel CaU bullets had assaull against the courthouse the building was burned down at a loss estimat ed at Threats Run High Threats still ran through the town today Dr James L Morton county health officer said he was informed the mob intended to fire the Bedfordcounty jail after offei ing a respite to let him remove the 20 odd prisoners Dr Morton said he would take advantage of the offer The mob first set the hour of 1 oclock this morning for the firing of the jail but this came and pass ed without the threat being car ried out The crowd partly dispers ed was still in a menacing mood occasional shots being heard Four trucks of an original de tachment of 111 national guards men who brought the mobs quarry here for trial yesterday were overturned and burned DeathList Unchanged The list of dead and wounded was unchanged during the night and two men earlier pronounced dy ing at the hospital were reported resting easily The death list of two included Raleigh Edwards 30 who was wounded in Wednesdays second mob attack and an unidenti fied man The latter according to Dr James L Morton hospital super intendent was pronounced dead at the hospital after the shootings but was removed before identifica tion could be made When the body could not be found at any funeral establishment the opinion was that the victim was Turn to 2 Column II Press Roosevelt to Examine Program on Its Merits Industry Heads FORECAST TOW A Unsettled Thursday night and Friday probaby oc casional snow slightly warmer in central and east Thursday night and extreme southeast Friday MINNESOTA Occas i o n a 1 snow Thursday night and Fri day slightly warmer in south east Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobsGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 25 Minimum in Night 15 At 8 A M Thursday 18 Snowfall Trace Plan After 3 Day Conference By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON Copyright 1934 hy The Auoclated Press WASHINGTON Dec 20 President Roosevelt was pictured by high authorities today as ready to examine on its merits the pro jram for recovery which captains of industry are bringing here aftei a three day conference at White Sul phur Springs The opinion expressed in official quarters was that the president would be glad to receive any co operative suggestions from busi ness labor farmers and other groups as he puts his ideas on paper for the congress meeting Jan 3 Many commentators viewed the platform of the business confer ence for recovery as conciliatory in tone although clashing in certain respects with ideas of some high new dealers and with some new deal trends HAVANA FEELS MORE BOMBINGS One Explodes at Entrance to Mayors Political Party Headquarters HAVANA Cuba Dec 20 bomb exploded early today at the entrance to headquarters of a po litical party headed by Miguel Mar iano Gomez mayor of Havana Nearby buildings in the downtown section were shaken violently Apparently no one was injured by the blast which was one of a series of bombings during the night One destroyed a building in the Vibora section and wounded one person Another exploded at the home of Julio B Forcade vice president of the Havana stock ex change inflicting heavy property damage Had Made Protest While the white house awaited a had recent prolested copy of the platform of the 90 busi J r 31 NEW LAWS IN LOUISIANA MAKE HUEY BIG BOSS Long Legislature Puts New Taxes Upon Big Money Interests BATON ROUGE La Dec 20 P Longs special session of the legislature adjourned at noon today after enacting 31 new laws Long through his new bills took a big leap into local government in the state put taxes on the big money interests and launched a ew poor people and altruistic jrojects Through bill amendment slipped n today and yesterday Longs ad ministration took control of the city government of Alexandria made sweeping changes in the govern ment at Baton Rouge and put a tax on his old self asserted enemy Uie Standard Oil company of Louisiana Huey Cracks Whip Senator Long had cracked sis over the Louisiana legislature today ordering all absent members of the senate to take their seats and pass the bills of his program for a superdictatorship One absentee senator A F Fredericks president of Louisiana Normal college was told to take his place or submit to arrest Fred ericks hopped promptly into his car at Natchitocbes and drove to Baton Rouge to vote potentate isiana had taken no chances in this the last day of his third special session of the legislature this year which completed his setup to make Louisiana an empire with himsell the ruler Bring Full Fressurii He brought full pressure to beat upon dissenters who sought to block realization of his program whicn lad passed the lower house and was aade into law in the senate Officials of East Baton Rouge larish who have opposed Longs eign from his towered 5500000 japital palace met with silence hi mandate that Baton Rouge should Wants Mate Cheer Fund Nears Goal Over Big Day of Aided by Gifts of Clpthes Food Kiptirled SfitlHA IViiU11 ritib Iloiirflt Duiirp KlwiiiiJt 18 l Pfiifr Unking Onipiiny Mcr Wait for Platform 5 ROBBERSTAKE IN CASH Fugitive Killer Thought One of Gang That Holds Up 60 Workers PHILADELPHIA DC 20 robber band of five one of whom police said they believe may have been the fugitive killer Robert Mais invaded a branch office of the Philadelphia Electric company to day scooped up between 540000 and in cash and fled in a waiting car Two of the 60 employes held up by the bandits partially identified the robber leader as Mais fugitive from a Virginia prison from which he shot his way to freedom while awaiting execution for the slaying of a mail employe Four of the robbers staged the holdup while the fifth waited in the bandit car motorrunning in front of the building They timed their invasion to take place just as 60 employes of the company waited in front of the ca shiers cageto have their pay checks cashed ness leaders expected to be brought here today or tomorrow by C B Ames and George Mead several new dealers on capitol hill took shots at the program Many includ ing high republicans withheld com ment for the time The capital noted with Interest that the White Sulphur Springs conference decided OB a continuing organization composed of such prominent men as John J Raskob Owen D Young heads of the Cham ber of Commerce of the United States and the Manufacturers asso ciation to further Its principles There also was wide discussion of the principles which included Should Be Continued 1 NRA should be continued on an emergency basis for a year with the continuance of new codes condi tioned on voluntary action by the industries Every code should con tain hours and wage provisions ban chid labor and safeguard both la bor and employer by giving to labor the right to deal with employers either individually or collectively Turn to 2t Column 2 Over 15 Million for City Power Plants WASHINGTON Dec 20 Government records showed today that the public works administra tion already has allotted more than 515000000 for municipal electric light plants and power Of this more than 53000000 was for hydroelectric development to the government that foreign cor respondents were sending out base less alarmist stories which were de pressing Cuban markets Two un usually large bombs were set off in the Vedado residential section be fore midnight While Havanas nerves were kept on edge by the bombings Col Ful gencio Batista commanderinchief of the army conferred with Presi dent Carlos Meadieta and other members of the cabinet at Mendi etas country home 20 miles from Havana Discuss Public Order Matters concerning public order including a proposed change in the constitution to permit immediate execution of terrorists were to be discussed said Dr Cosme de la Tor riente secretary of state Two leaders of the strong ABC society left yesterday for Miami presumably to confer there with Joaquin Martinez Saenz former sec retary of the treasury who is di recting the ABC campaign againsi Batista They were Jorge Manach director of the newspaper Accion and Alfredo Pequeno and attorney Military posts on the outskirts o Havana are searching all incoming Vehicles because of reports govern ment opponents planned to ente the capital by highways and attack it Indian Dies at 125 MILL CREEK Okla lpKiziah Holato 125 Dec 20 year old full blood Choctaw Indian woman died at her home near Graniti Mountain yesterday be made the District of Columbia of the state of Louisiana Des Moines Man Near Death Another Held Following Shooting DES MOINES Dec 20 T Virgil N cawiezel 33 East De Moines mechanic was near death i a local hospital and police wer holding J T Gibbs today following a shooting in a welding establish ment operated by Gibbs Police said the bullet from a 3 caliber automatic pistol passe through Cawiezels body Gibbs sai ae shot in self defense after Ca menaced him with a four foo length of pipe Salil Wells 20 year old Al bany farm girl will march lo thp altar with any man who will deposit in a bank for her father once wealthy but now thihead ol n destitute family The young lady has specified blond or rcd hcsidRd men are preferred As sociated Press L f JlilMin Mlll null Dry mid riinHniirs Inimi Lnciii T A E Chili GIKIniT llrnthin Clolhlne Cn Mrcliantllstl Imiu Sin BmltiIW MlTfllllli W I M ISriilcir Hub KHitll U C T Auxiliary Mtrrllnll illsil Knur IiisliurWni SflMTUMrlliirii Oiiry Very HISI Milk lover Uuiry IIITrnailSiil A Klirltwrl Kriiul Frt iltriik Hnllir Kiimnvliii SrvfiHIi irmlr Siliottl Miismi City rilr Airs Icilin C Sliriivln I S OConnor l milmill lo S 1JIIH Eggers Acquitted of Part in Robbery of Roland Bank in July NEVADA Dec 20 Eg gers former Simpson college ath lete was acquitted today of charges of complicity in the attempt last July to rob the Roland bank The district court jury was out eight and a half hours and returned a sealed verdict late yesterday after an eight day hearing It was the second trial for Eggers whose first hearing ended in a jury disagree ment Mother Aids Girl Accused of Trying to Take Her Life Asks Mercy for Girl 19 Sentenced to Death for Poisoning Father PARIS Dec 20 mother she Is accused of having attempted to kill came to the aid today of Violette Noziere 19 year old girl who lias been sentenced to the guil lotin for poisoning her father A petition pleading for mercy for the girl was dispatched to Presi dent Albert Lebrun by Mme No ziere who it was brought out was also marked for death by the daugh ter Sought Inheritance The girl killed her father author ities charge to obtain an inheri tance that she might continue a life of gaiety in the student quarter Her plight is being avidly discussed along Paris boulevards An appeal to the supreme court based on attenuating circumstances was rejected and Violette was sent back to the death cell in the Petite Roquette prison Public opinion is divided as to whether President Lebrun should commute the sentence to life im prisonment a custom of many years standing in France when the con demned is a woman One of Bitter Accusers Earlier in the trial Mme Noziere was one of her daughters most bit ter accusers She indignantly denied the girls charges that her father started her on a life of shame but extended forgiveness in a dramatic scene later Violette who spent her nights in the swirl of activity in the Latin quarter was convicted of having mixed a fatal dose of sleeping powders in her fathers coffee A similar dose testimony indicated was given the mother but she re covered A I t MTkbnniTrim Sum Ilabii IHiiiirlminl Slorr FrillTll Ill Millie Cinnimny Mrr rlianillsc riiMnfflrr 1lA A A 11 rnnptrr Kiilliin S S Annthrr Frliml San Smicl Club 1KIII1 10111 nnitn i on IIII 1 SO iniiii 100 l 00 I Oil 1000 1SOO BS1 NiW HRISTMAS Chee had a great da Thursday It reflected in th above table re fleeting a of ove Lhe previous da A considerab part of the day donations it wi te noted is mad up of clothin shoes and fooi stuffs This fo lows an announcement by Mrs Ma bel Blaise administrator of th fund that anything which can used in the home of a needy fam ily will be more than welcome Along with this generous addition ot the fund came a number of let ters from little boys and girls who wanted to make sure that Santa Glaus had their correct addresses FR WOULD END OVERLAPPING OF LEVIES FOR U S National Conference on Taxes Next Summer Seen as Likely WASHINGTON Dec 20 move intended to prevent the vcrlapping of taxes President Roosevelt today directed the treas iry to investigate the federal tate and municipal tax systems A national conference on taxa ion next summer may result from he inquiry Secretary Morgenthau disclosed he plan today and shortly will name a staff to make the inquiry Xoiies of Taxation The study will look forward to zones of taxation and eliminating overlapping Morgenthau said It vill be a long range study with the wssibility the president may call a conference next summer of the var ous agencies involved in taxation It will include the question of vho collects taxes the moat econ omically It might involve the ques ion of the federal collection of all ncome taxes Morgenthau said the gasoline tax was an excellent example of a levy employed by both federal and state and some times local governments Redistribute Revenue Investigators will look into th question of whether in such a case the federal government should make all the collection and then distribute revenue back to the states and local governments The question of tax exempt secur ities also will receive attention along with duplication ftithS assessment of liquor taxes The treasury for some years has favored a constitu tional amendment to eliminate the exemption from taxes of some fed eral and state issues To Study Cleveland Broadening federal inquiries into bank credit conditions Morgenthau also announced the treasury would make a special study in the Cleve land federal reserve district to sup plement its recent inquiry in the Chicago region Morgenthau said there was some possibility of embracing the whole country later He added that the new inquiry will give the treasury an idea of bank credit conditions in January and February as compared with those of last September when the Chicago study was made Shoppinq Days til Christmas ITS A HORSE RACE The Good Fellows Fund at Wa terloo stood at Wednes day according to the Waterloo Courier its sponsor This is something more than below the Thursday Christmas Cheer total here Mason City has ex ceeded the Waterloo total in the past Will it again this year Mason Citys Good Fellows have the answer to tliis question MAN IS INJURED NEAR CLARION Minneapolis Truck Driver Also Suffers Severely From Cold CLARION Dec E Shephard 42 of Minneapolis is in a criticalcondition here from injur ies received last night when the Ford pickup truck he was driving turned over three times He also suf fered severely from exposure hav ing been in a snow bank about a half hour before found The accident occurred 10 miles north of Clarion when Shephards truck hit a patch of ice on the road After he was found he was taken to the Joe Larson farm and given treatment He suffered a fractured skull broken jaw injured left arm and cuts and bruises on his head He is still unconscious His brother Fred of Jlinneapolis was expected to arrive here today and at least a rough idea of what they would like in their stocking Christmas morning These messages have been turned over to the proper place Dance Gets Crowd The Denison club benefit dance Wednesday night drew an excellent crowd The received from this source represents a large amount of effort on the part of Bill Hall of the Mason City Brick and Tile company Cards orchestra con tributed the music and the Central Printing company gave the tickets without cost Tickets were given out which will admit their holders to the coming Saturday night dance at the Denison club The contribution from the four local milk pasturing plants was in the form of tickets turned over to Mrs Blaise in addition to S25 contributed to the Forty and Eight fund This form of giving substi tutes for the calendars once handed out by these concerns on the theory that it brings a larger benefit to the community percentage Promised The Jolly Juniors donation listed in the last issue should have been 5150 instead of SI Announcement was made Thurs day that 20 per cent of the gross receipts at The Farm at the west ern edge of town on the north Clear Lake pavement would be contrib uted to the Cheer Fund Thursday It now seems fairly assured that the cheer fund will surpass its min imum goal of SI200 It should be j understood however that this amount is in no srnsc the amount 2 Coast Guardsmen Back Safely After Night Upon Island ALPENA Mich Dec 20 Two coast guardsmen unreported for 16 hours after putting out from the Center Bay island station in Lake Huron in a 15 foot sailboat re turned safely today having spent the night on another island The guardsmen Theodore Brown of Alpena and William Chapman of Grand Haven said they were caught in a snow bearing squall and had to island seek shelter on Crooked 200 Fine Recipes If you like corned most every one will find creamed corned beef a delicious dish This is the recipe One No 2 size can corned beef 1 ounce butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon onion juice celery salt pint milk Make a white sauce and season with cel ery salt pepper and onion juice Add to the hot sauce the diced meat This may be put in a casserole cov ered with buttered bread crumbs and browned in the oven This is just one sample of the 200 recipes or delicious dishes made from can ned foods found in the booklet Recipes for Canned Foods offered by our Washington Information bu reau Inclose 6 cents to cover cost and handling Use coupon Turn 21 Column I The Mason City Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet on Recipes for Canned Foods Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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