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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 24, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                t 10 M I Ml i or I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CUNTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKV1CJS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 24 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 63 Politicians Blink Eyes Surprised by Nyes Choice for Post by McNary By HERBERT PLUMMER A S HIN G T O N Dec iticians in Wash ington bl i n k e d their eyes when they learned that Senator McNary of Oregon re publican leader of the senate had named Nye of North Dako ta chairman of the republican committee a s signments It is the first time that one of the progressive republicans ever has served on this committee Nye is in a position now wHere he will have a large voice in deciding what committee assignments re publican senators will get in the future McNary dismissed the Nye ap pointment by merely saying the North Dakotan was in line for it He will take the place of Dave Reed of Pennsylvania who lost out in the elections of Nov 6 For G 0 P Harmony Political observers here however profess to see more in Nyes selec tion They regard it as highly sig nificant that a man of Nyes lean ings is to take over a job hereto fore held by old guard republi cans Many believe that McNary is out to restore peace and harmony inso far as possible in the G O P ranks of the senate It is a subject very close to him One of his favorite expressions is that all republicans look alike to me He has made attempts before to conciliate insurgent senate repub licans and bring back into the fold those who deserted to Roosevelt in 1932 Among this group of senators he the most popularrepub lican leader had for many years They like his attitude which is not that of a dictator From the far west McNary is less liberal in his views than such men as Norris and La Follette but is marked with the pioneer spirit and opposed to many of the conser vative theories of the east Stays in Background McNary has had little to say publicly about how he feels about all this talk of reorganizing the party He has gone quietly along his way keeping as far in the back ground as possible No one doubts however that he has opinions of his own on the sub ject and will be heard from at the proper time He works quietly be hind the scenes and knows about as well as any man on capitol hill what is happening and why His choice of Nye apparently is evidence that there will be no dis crimination among senate republi cans if he has his way WARRANTS SALE CALLED LEGAL Albanian Government Denies Reports From Abroad of Revolution TIRANA Albania Lee 24 Albanian government in denying reports from abroad of re volt said today there is complete calm throughout the country An official statement by the for eign office said false reports con cerning an uprising in the Dibra were circulated in Athens with the apparent purpose of mar ring the celebration today of the tenth anniversary of King Zogs as cension to the throne FORECAST IOWA Cloudy to partly cloudy probably rain sleet or snow in central and east por tions Monday night and pos sibly suow in west portion on Tuesday Much colder Tuesday and in northwest portion Mon day night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy snow in east Monday night and probably in extreme south Tuesday colder Monday night severe cold wave in west portion colder Tuesday cold wave In cast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 25 Minimum in Night 5 At 8 A M Monday 10 Figures for 24 hour period ending 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximiini Saturday 17 Minimum in Night 4 At 8 A M Sunday 13 Pope Warns Clamor of War Spreads Farther URGES WORLDTO PRAY AND WORK TOWARD PEACE Pius Declares We See Constant Increase in Warlike Arms VATICAN CITY Dec 24 Pope Pius warned that the clamor of war spreads even farther and urged the world to pray and work for peace in his Christmas address today to the curia of cardinals We see a constant increase in warlike arms he said This is a distracting element in which the spirit seems to have no part We are on the eve of a day when the hea vens resound with the hymns of an gels calling for peace on earth Never has a chant had more rea son for being than today Wish for Peace wish for peace We bless peace But if in the future there be some people possessed of a hom icidal mania who wish to prepare for war we shall have another prayer Thisprayer will be Destroy Oh Lord those who wish war But we prefer our first prayer His holiness concluded by repeat ing with passionate emphasis Lli2 word Peace Peace Peace The voice of war said the pontiff is added to all the discomfort pain evttipfvthepreHenticrisis which is iri pri vate and public Comforts of Mary He urged the world to invoke the comforts of the Virgin Mary in these troubles particularly in the moment when the famous shrine at Loreto has been taken over by the Vatican under its treaty of consili ation with Italy The pope said he rejoiced over the success of the holy year just past in a moment when the world was disturbed by so many conflicting currents as to suggest that the jus tice of God might be about to des cend upon mankind He said the eu charastic congresses at Buenos Aires and Melbourne were matters of consolation and expressed the de sire that eucharistic congresses might develop ever more PROBE LOOTING OF FIVE STORES Revised List of New Market Robbery Losses Fixes Total at NEW MARKET Dec 21 State Agent Ryan and Sheriff T Z Lacey today began an investiga tion of the looting of five stores by a gang of robbers here early Sun day A revised list of losses set the lo tal at 51400 and 6000 cigarets The heaviest losers were a cafe and two general merchandise stores The assistance of the state bureau of investigation came from Chief Park A Findley who said that the operations of the gang were similar to lootings last week at Waukee and Adel The officers reported no definite clews as they began their inquiry CHRISTMAS IN IOWA WILL BE WHITE OR WET SAYS BUREAU DES MOINES la Dec in Iowa will be either white or wet This was the weather bureaus forecast today as officials watched a cold wave move slow ly into the state from the northwest Snow sleet or rain was pre dicted for the central and easl portions of the state tonight with possible snow in the west ern section tomorrow Shippers forecasts showed low tempera tures down lo 5 degrees above zero in Ihe northwest and in northeast portions tonight The high yesterday was 32 de grees above zero at Kcokuk and the low four above at Charles City and Dubiiriue Mason City Proves Size of Its Heart Cheer Fund Total Is More Than Over Goal Previously Reported GlobeGazette Employes Another Helper H F B L Co Garfiu Grocery Food stuffs Friends In St James Lutheran Sun School Jefferson Child Study Circle Senior G r o u p Girls Friendly Society of St Johns Church K O T Year Old Boy Skates Jeane LJirson Employes of Iowa Hard ware Mutual Insurance Co L G W Pleazol Cigar Store From the Courthouse G Sanboni Lodge No 9 Brotherhood of Rail way Trainmen Rotary Club V Whitney Charles City Candy L J Jeffries Labor Members of Mason City Bowling Leagues 2D17S 3175 100 100 100 600 200 100 200 300 200 200 3250 100 500 800 3000 2830 3000 240 00 NCE more Mason City has proved rthesize of1 its r e g u 1 a rly an nounced period of solicitation al most at an end the total was more than in excess of the minimum goal which had been established That the ultimate to tal will be well in excess of seemed almost certain A generous contribution received Monday afternoon from the Rotary club brought the total received from Mason Citys service clubs mens and womens to almost 5100 Employes ot the various depart ments of the GlobeGazette proved that they believe in their own pro duct by donating a total of almost This is almost the same amount FUNDS STILL OPEN Because a number of Mason Citys business houses retail and wholesale have expressed a desire to turn over to the Christ mas Cheer Fund varying quan tities of foodstuffs clothing toys and other articles usable in the homes of needy families the final report on the total raised will not be made until Wednesday or Thursday Mrs Mabel Blaise administrator of the fund has let it be known that shopworn or soiled mer chandise not regularly salable Or materials stores do not wish to carry over until next Christ mas can be used to the great benefit of numerous families known to her that was received last week from employes of the J C Penney 9om pany Mrs Blaise and a staff of helpers have been burning the midnight oil for the past week preparing the packages for Chrislmas delivery A number of Boy Scouts have been used to good advantage Not all of the materials made available by the fund are being distributed on the single day There will be an intelli gent spread of the benefits through the Christmas season as in the past with a report on the expenditures in the GlobeGazette early in January Mae West Keeps in Character When She Sends Yule Cards HOLLYWOOD Dec 24 West is keeping in character on her Christmas cards She had a drawing of herself sit ing on Santas lap with this jingle If Santa fails to reach your house Just bear it with a grin I wrote and said come up some time And the dear old guy moved in ExGovernor Dies PHOENIX Ariz Dec 24 W Hunt 75 seven ttmes governor of Arizona died at his home here today Death came to the Old Ro man of Arizona politics unex pectedly ns he discussed with his daughter Tvlrs Virginia Brannon plansfor a Christmas dinner Attending physicians heart disease was the cause of death hut urPrnia and diabetes from which he had Ions suf fered were contributory causes He had been confined to his bed about two weeks stricken with a cold and bronchitis ADD TO DEATHS Report of Mountain Crash Unfounded Holiday Eve Toll Heavy BULLETIN ELKO Nev Dec 24 searching party reported today that three young airplane pas sengers and their pilot missing since yesterday afternoon had all been found dead in the wreckage of the plane in Owy hee Canyon north of here By ASSOCIATED PRESS Death intruded oh the holiday scene Monday asreports of airplane disasters were added to a formid list of accidents and tragedies The fear of a greater toll was lessened somewhat when deputy sheriffs at Piru Cal announced Monday after a careful search of the Piru mountains region that re ports of anairplane crash in that vicinity were without foundation These were the stories of death Airplane Is Sought ELKO pilot and his passengers two girls and a boy were sought after their plane disap peared in fog apd snow Rescue jar ties faced frozen drifts and icy winds in their search PITTSBURGH After playing Santa Claus to her brothers child ren Mrs Kathryn Schoch 37 craz ed by the recent death of her own son turned a revolver on the sleep ing forms of six of the family kill ing all but one She then committed suicide by drinking poison Her sis ter was found slain at Dunkirk N Y WILMINGTON in a heavy fog Elmer R Hunt 29 drove his car off a pier his wife and two children drowning Hunt escaped Crashes Into Truck LINCOLN automo bile crashing into a truck broughl death to four MEDORA and Mrs Robert M Eshorn and their nine months old son driving home from Sunday school Christmas exercises were killed when their car was struck by a train PITTSBURGH Four persons died when a bus carrying travel Tuni to Face 2 Column 2 NO PAPER CHRISTMAS TO OUR The GlobeGazette staff vrill take a Christmas holiday and there will ho no paper published Tues day Two comic pages will he published in the Wednesday edi tion so none of the features ill be missed SEE LONG DELAY IN CALLING NEW BODY OF JURORS No Such Action Likely in Hauptmann Trial Despite Charges FLEMINGTON N J Dec 24 Adam 0 Robbins who with Supreme Court Justice Thomas W Trenchard will presideat the trial of the Lindbergh kidnapslaying sus pect Bruno Richard Hauptmann said today the trial might be de layed from one month to 40 days if a new jury panel is drawn because of the pamphlet sent an onymously to all the 50 prospective jurors on the panel already drawn The trial is set for Jan 2 Comment ing on reports that both the state and defense might seek to have a new panel drawn Judge Robbins said he considered it improbable that Justice Trenchard his superior would order such action because of the delay that would be involved He emphasized however he did not speak for Trenchard and Trenchard could not be reached for comment Never Kidnaped The pamphlet in question was en titled No 2310 criminal File ex posed aviators baby was never kid naped or murdered The pamphlets author Mrs Mary Bell Spencer of Chicago said it was a satire written two years before Hauptmanns arrest to poke fun at the asininity of our police and whole She scoffed at Prosecutor Haucks charge that a malicious and de liberate effort had been made to tamper with the panel and said she didnt even know they had a panel Fictional Background I just took a bunch of fictional background from a dozen cases and wove them into something I thought was funny to expose the complete dumbness of the whole legal sys tem she said The charge of the prosecutor in New Jersey rather gives flavor to the satire dont you think The pamphlet describes the trial and acquittal of a John Doe and mentions a Col Lindberg and a Col Schweartupf Meet in Trenton States attorneys arranged to meet in Trenton today Hauck said to discuss action on the incident He said it has already been called to the attention of federal authori ties but would not indicate the nature of the complaint Mrs Spencer who in 1933 brought indecency charges against Sally Rand Worlds fair fan dancer said she had nothing to do with the pamphlets distribution which was handled by a half dozen news stand agencies She admitted that the Confidential News Syndicate un der whose imprint the pamphlet ap peared was situated in her own law offices DECORAH DEATH INQUIRY STARTS Shreiber Dies After Auto Strikes Truck Near Ridgeway DECORAH Dec inquist was slarted Monday morning at iie courthouse in charge of Orrie Iver son county coroner into Ihe death of Joseph E Schrieber 36 salesman from Rockford 111 who died fol lowing an accident in which his car crashed into an abandoned Schrieber who died at 7 oclock Sunday morning in the Decorah hospital left Ridgeway shortly b fore midnight Salurday and be tween midnight and 1 oclock Sun day morning was found in his car two miles this side of Ridgeway in a serious condition His car had ev idently collided with a truck which had been left in a ditch The man had no serious injuries from the accident but was suffer ing from a severe heart atlack broughl on parlly from the of the accident officials said Offi cials also said they believed the owner of the truck was nol lo blame for Ihe accidenl I Motorists from Cresco found Schreiber and rushed him lo Ridgei way lo a physician He was lator j broughl here A brother camp day and look Ihe body to Rockford i Amelia Ready for Big Adventure Palmer Putnam Amelia Earhart Myrna Loy Giving her piano a last minute inspection before embarking for Hawaii from whom slip will take off in an attempt to fly back to the United States Amelia Earhart center chats with her husband Palmer Putnam and Myrna Loy of the films at Los Angeles First Lady Again Heads 10 Outstanding Women Mrs JRtioseveTtNamed by Mrs Catt Second Time Straight MARY ELIZABETH PLUMMER Copyright 11134 hy Asniielalrd ITeM NEW ROCHELLE N Y Dec the second time in succes sion Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt is at the head of Mrs Carrie Chap man Calls list of the ten outstand ing women of the year The nations First Lady is clear ly the most outstanding woman the the most out standing this country has produc ed said the honorary president of the international womens suffrage alliance today Others on List The others on Mrs Calls 1934 list are Miss Frances Perkins secretary of labor Mrs Ruth Bryan Owen minister to Denmark The late Mrs Mary Harriman Rumsey former chairman of thu consumers advisory board of Ih3 NRA Mrs Caroline ODay congress woman from New York Mrs Rulh Pralt former con gresswoman and member of the re publican national commillee Mrs August Belmont for her welfare aclivity Miss Catherine Courtney of Eng land for her work in behalf of world peace Minneapolis Woman Mrs Margery Corbett Ashby of England president of the womens suffrage alliance Mrs Fannie Brin of Minneapolis president of the council of Jewish women These are women who are abje to work withothers on great proj ects said Mrs Catt The day when women stood out alone has Turn to 1 Cnlnmn B Day to PILGRIMS POUR INTO BETHLEHEM Thousands White and Black Visit Little Market Town in Palestine BETHLEHEM Dec 24 Thousands of pilgrims white and black and representing a score of denominations poured into this lit tle market town in the Palestine hills today to observe the birth nearly 2000 years ago of Jesus Christ Many of these modern pilgrims came by automobile from Jerusa lem eight miles away Both here and in Jerusalem to night the air will resound with the singing of carols and ringing of bells as the age old rites begin The climax of services in many church es will be reached at midnight 5 p m EST1 in the Church of the Nalivity built over the spot where the holy child is believed to have been born After a long mass a procession of priests with swinging censors will stand before a curtained niche in the transept The acting Latin patriarch will draw aside the cur tain pick up the figure of the holy bambino and conduct it to a grot to beneath the transept while the great congregation shouts halle lujah The narrow grotto hardly large enough for 50 persons is accepted as the actual site of the manger where the Christ child was born Winking candles light it and all preparations have been made for the worshippers who will follow the priests at midnight to kneel hum bly and kiss the spot Millions of Christians unable lo spend Christmas day in this holy town even if they desired to do so will hear the bells of Bethlehem by radiobroadcast HERRING CLOSES INQUIRY IN BEH FIRM PURCHASE Governor Says Way of Financing Beneficial to State DES MOINES Dec 24 TVGov Clyde L Herring today said he had completed his investigation of the sale of in anticipatory warrants by State Treasurer Leo J Wegman and that in his opinion the sale was perfectly legal The chief executive said he had learned that the Carleton D Ben company to whom the warrants were sold had worked out the plan for the transaction at the request of Treasurer Wegman The governor also said Beh had previously discussed the matter in formally with him and that he hnJ agreed the method of financing would be beneficial to the state Not at Meeting Two complications the governor declared were responsible for his investigation ordered late Satui day He said he had not been at the meeting Nov 14 when the execu tive council authorized issuance of the warrants I was not there he said to day but I find that there was a majority present and the warrants were therefore legally authorized The second factor of the gover nors inquiry was the absence of a public notice concerning the is suance of the warants Not Legally Necessary It is regrettable that there was no more publicity concerning the proposal to issue the warrants he said Howeyerunder the termsof the Iowa law such1 was not legalry necessary It would have been better to have done so I believe The Beh company has filed its application with the treasurer for the issue the governor said he had determined and that Wegman act ing according to provisions of the sinking fund statute had allotted the entire amount to the Des Moines investment firm Protests From Several Questioned as to whether other bankers or investment firms had participated in the investigation the governor said There were some protests from several persons that they had not been allowed to take up part of the warrants Several objected to the 5 per cent interest rate Perhaps they could have done its easy for the other fellow to squawk after the deal has been put through Maybe they would have bid in at a lower maybe not Beh Firm Praised The Beh company was praised by the governor for exerting its efforts to help the slate out in freeing pub lic money tied up in closed banks Beh has come to our assistance before Governor Herring said and he helped us out this time The governor conferred with Wig man Ross Ewing secretary of the executive council and members of the attorney generals staff before announcinghis decision Find Child Smothered COUNCIL BLUFFS Dec 24 in bedclothing William Henry 14 month old son of Mr and Mrs Harry Funk was found smoth ered in his crib PLAY GAMES President of France Commutes Sentence of Father Murderer PARIS Dec 24 Albert Lcbrun commuted to life im prisonment today the sentence to the guillotine of Violetle Noziere 19 year old convicted slayer of her falher as a result of her mothers appeal for clemency Madame Noziere had begged Ihe president for mercy although the daughter tried to kill her as well Testimony at the trial was to the effect that Violette had poisoned her father and attempted to dispose of her mother in the same fashion in order to obtain an inhmtancp In the first stages of the trial Madame Noziere was one of liic j most hitler wilnesses against hr I daughter but later she relented ani I they were reconciled The play period in the lives of human beings extends from the cradle lo Ihe grave Thai is why Leis Play a Game has been caii ed a booklet for old or young boy and girls II contains more lhan 100 games and stunts that will make a success of any social occasion and i it has saved many a party forit has numerous answers to the plains What shall we do No party goes orr the rocks if there is a copy of this booklet in the house Ten cents in coin will bring a copy lo any address Use coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic Hnskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin wrapped for the booklet Lets Play a Game Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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