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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 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 k M3SOCIATED PRESS LEASED WLKJS SEKV1C MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 31 1934 THIS PAPBR CONSISTS OK FOUlt QNK NO 68 Reluctant to Get Out Defeated Senators in Capitol Hang Onto Offices RESCUE PLANE WRECK SURVIVORS By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Dec 31 supposed to be moving time on the senate side of capitol hill but the new ten ants who have a six year lease on office space are finding it diffi cult to get pos session Despite the fact that republi can senators were turned out of office on something akin to a wholesale basis on Nov 6 they stil 1 are members of the senate and will re tain that status until Jan 3 1935 Thus far the senators who failed to be reelected for another term have shown little inclination to hurry about vacating their office quarters Their successors in most instances have filed for office space are eager to get settled but nothing wn be done about it Theyve got all Hes Not of Age West Virginias junior senator electRush Holt 29 years a rise out of senators of all political faiths when he calmly announced that he intended to keep everyone guessing as to what he had in mind about claiming his seat in the seventyfourth congress The boyprodigy of politics unseated Senator Henry D Hatfield in the elections of Nov 6 will not reach the constitutional minimum age of 30 for senators until June The first reaction came from none other than Old George Nor ris of Nebraska who said flatly that the senatorial youngster cant legally take his seat on Jan 3 Norris ought to know He was chairman of the senate judiciary committee until uv is republican member old anaNo 5 senatorin point of service counsels the 29year old West Virginia sen atorelect to wait until his tmr tieth birthday to present his cre dentials Norris Has Formula If Holt does Norris has afor mula to help him He offers to ad vance his admission to the senate by one day Under common law Norris explains a man becomes of aee a day before bis birthday V Not a few ofthe 102 republicans who will sit in the next house are their leaders to follow a course of active and open opposi tion to all newHeal legislative proposals Theyhave it figured out this or late there must be a de fection either large or small among the democrats With the republican minority on record as a militant op position when and if democratic solidarity shows signs of breaking Trnntw Whfirfc HP to come Serious Rioting Breaks Out in Saar Territory F R ATTEMPTS TO BLOCK MOVE FOR CASH BONUS Letter Gives Opposition Says Veterans Do Not Understand Issue WASHINGTON Dec 31 an obvious effort to head off a strong congressional movement for immediate payment of the bonus President Roosevelt today made public a letter expressing opposi tion The president contended the obli gation was not due until 1945 would prove very costly and that exper ience had shown full payment would ot result in much stimulus to busi ess The bonus question he said as ongress prepared to convene hursday is not well understood ven among the veterans them elves He added that many have ot given the question sufficient tudy to realize the vast sums re uired Cost Too Much In money he said it would cost 1620000000 above the present ertificate value of nd more than the riginal basic adjustment of 00000000 The presidents views were ex sressed in a letter date Dec 27 o Commander Garland Pv Farmer it the American Legion post at Henderson Tex an area whose con jressional members almost invari ablyhave supported cash bonus de the dissenters will know where fteningitis Fatal to Child COUNCIL BLUFFS Dec SI i iipneumoccic meningitis caused the death in a hospital here today at Burkley Coy 6 son of Mr and Mrs Coy of Malvern The child d been ill less than two days FORECAST WA Unsettled probably or snow extreme east colder moderate I northwest and north jTnesday much colder ktreme northwest por jESOTA Generally fair night and Tuesday northwest cold wave V south Monday night Tuesday in extreme warmer in ksoNcmr bires for 24 hour per it 8 oclock Monday Jason City Sunday 30 Above V Night 28 Above j Monday SO Above now f 24 hour period end ck Sunday morning 14 Above n Night 4 Below 1934 came down tc jra with a temperatur Ik with some th1 registered during th I 4ie sky was covered over with dense gray clouds jplausibility to the weathe Suggestion of snow ahead Nab Nelsons Pal JOHN PA III CHASE Brought to Chicago by At a press conference Represen ative Byrus of Tennessee who will e the next speaker reiterated his personal opinion that the bonus issue should be settled soon Talk of Installments He declined to commit himself on the proposals that have been ad vanced but said he had heard iome talk of paying it by install ments When the session begins there will be half a dozen or more prop ositions submitted Byrns said I would not suggest that proper com mittee consideration should not be given but I see no reason to delay the thing until May If the committee reports a hill think it should be given a rule legislative rightofway and be brought to a vote Some leaders on capitol hill said they considered the presidents ac tion a serious obstacle to the bonus movement but others were quick to emphasize that Mr Roosevelt did not close the door to all compro mise Fuller in Favor Representative Puller of Arkan sas democratic member of the ways and means committee which doubtless will handle any bonus legislation said he was in favor of disposing of the issue now but said be was not sure yet just how it should be done in installment payments or otherwise With the president engaged in last hour polishing of hismessage to congress and especially with planning a new human relief pro Continued on Page 3 Section A ECUADOR ENVOY IS FOUND DEAD Believed Robbed Body Left in Vestibule of New York Building NEW YORK Dec 31 Ernesto Chacon Quirola Ecuador ean charge daffaires to Germany was found dead today in the vesti bule of a building at 69 West 52nd street under circumstances regard ed by police as mysterious The diplomas clothing was dish evelled and a single dollar bill was found in his pockets A black over coat was thrown across the body and a brown felt hat was beside t when a policeman made the dis covery Police were of the opinion that the man had been robbed There were no marks of violence on the body Earoute to Berlin WASHINGTON Dec 31 Ecuadorean legation officials here said today Ernesto Chacon found dead in New York was the newly appointed Ecuadorean minister to Germany and had been enroute to his new post in Berlin Chase Faces Trial as Man Who Killed Two Federal Agents CHICAGO Dec 31 Paul Chase Dillinger gangster ar rested in California as the associate of George Baby Facel Nelson slain desperado in the killing of two federal agents in Barington Nov 27 arrived here today ofsix federal Although the gangof which ChaiSe was a memberhas been shattered in the last few months by police bullets bis captors took no chances The federal agents spirited him from the train at Oak Park The gunman was reported to be in leg irons To GetAll of Gang The government had its guns trained on the outposts of the shat tered Dillinger gang today The arrest of some 16 or 18 per sons alleged to have harbored Chase and George Baby Face Nelson when the two reputedly hid out from authorities in California and Nevada after Nelson shot his way to liberty from a trap in the Little Bohemia resort in Wisconsin was the immediate object of a drive started in the San Francisco area The two had returned east only a few weeks before the slay ing of two federal agents in the Chicago suburb of Harrington agents Pratt Under Arrest Arthur Pratt 30 of Helena Mont is already under arrest on a charge of obstructing justice but by an ironic twist of circumstances authorities believe his eonnectior with Chase drove the latter straight into a long shot trap the govern ment had set A cache mailed by Chase to Pratt in Helena was the lure that drew Chase west after the Barrington gun battle with In spector Samuel P Crowley and Agent Herman P Hollis on Nov 27 agents believe The agents were killed but fatally wounded Nelson Warned by Pratt that Helena was too hot for Chase to make an appearance agents said Chase went on to his former haunts In Mt Shasta Cal and was arrested when he sought to borrow from his former fellow employes in the state fish hatchery Agents bad warned employes at hatchery to be on the lookout for him Grand Jury Waits Meanwhile a federal grand jury here called back from a New Years recess was to hear evidence against Chase which United States District Attorney Dwight H Green described ample If convicted Green said Chase will be hanged A broken gangland tradition was reported to have given the federal wen their first line on Chase Nel sons widow Mrs Helen Gillis ar rested soon after the shooting re putedly talked and disclosed for the first time the identity of their companion the night of the slay ings The prediction was that Mrs Gil lis now a prisoner at Milan Mich prison serving a comparatively mild sentence for violation of parole would be called as a chief govern ment witness at Chases trial al though Prosecutor Green said he didnt believe it was necessary First Under New Law The trial of Chase will be the first federal murder trial under the new law passed last May providing the death penalty for the slaying of Continued on Page 3 Section A ABOUT 15 HURT DURING CLASHES OVER WEEKEND Over 50 Shots Fired as Nazis and AntiNazis Stage Battle By MELVIN K WH1TELEATHER Copyrichl v Tile Associated JtrcMfl SAARBRUECKEN SARR BASIN TERRITORY Dec rioting broke out in this area today and antinazis asked the introduc tion of semimartial law to suppress the terrorism gripping the Saar About 15 persons were injured in the weekends disturbances More than 50 shots were fired when nazig and antinazis battled at Malstatt a suburb of Saarbruecken A Hitler youth was wounded and a restaurant where the fight took place was wrecked Several persons were injured yes terday at Bleiskastel when an al eged nazi group broke up an anti nazi rally in a hall there Fight at Malstatt The fight at Malstatt took place early today It was reported that a group of Hitler youths were meeting in a restaurant A handful of unidentified men described bj nazis as German emigrants smashed into the restaurant through the door and windows The nazis barricaded themselves behind tableland chairs andfgun were blazinjffrom both sides iocs Radio Operators Aid in Hunt for Missing Plane While more iha residehtsawaitenedjJby the shots ran to tiescene and the attackers disappeared Taefight at Blieskastel raged in side the hall Johann Hoffman Catholic leader of the German peo ples opposes th Saara return to present at the meeting 50 Nazis Bush In Those who were in the meeting charged that the nazi leader in Blieskastel was in the hall to leat the attack and that 50 nazis rushec into the fray after a gun was fired as a signal In all three shots were fired be fore theassailants jumped from th windows and fled in waiting auto mobiles The disturbance called out inter national policemen who restored or der in a hurry No troops of the international army sent here by the Continued on Page 3 Section A Report Zinovieff and Kameneff Families Enroute Into Exile LONDON Dec 31 Daily Express in a dispatch from Warsaw today says Gregory Zinovieff and Leon Kameneff once powerful in communist circles with their families are enroute to a living death in Russias arc tic Devils island The exiles the dispatch says were dispatched to Solovetski island in the White sea for participating in a recent plot against the government CALIFORNIA HAS SHARP QUAKES Strong Rolling Shock Felt in Imperial Valley Build ings Sway in Cities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sharp earthquakes were felt at several points in California Mon day in some instances causing buildings to sway The shocks followed tremors felt over the Pacific coast from Mexico to Washington Sunday Brawley Cal reported a strong rolling shock in the Imperial val ley lasting about one and onehalf minutes The shock was stronger than the one felt here Sunday Buildings swayed in a sharp trembler at Anaheim Cal Office buildings and hotels vi brated for a minute or longer at Phoenix Ariz Los Angeles reported a sharp shock and at Anaheim Cal build ings swayed The earthquake alarm at Carne gie institution of Washington seis mology laboratory at Pasadena sounded for two minutes and a half htm a scare of planes and searching parries scouring the mountainous countryside be tween Utica and Albany N V tor a missing air liner forced down because of bad weather radio opera tors at44ieAHany airport are shown operating tte direction finder In an attempt to locate the ship Later a pildtrepsrfed sighting the plane near Canadalake and a rescue party reached the four marooned men Associated IPfess To Show Hauptmann Books FOUR RUSHED TO HOSPITAL AFTER TWODAYORDEAL Pilot Suffering Severely From Exposure and Frozen Feet MOREHOTJSEVILLE N Y Dec 3j four survivors of Fri days plans crash near here were brought safely back to civilization today and rushed to St Elizabeths hospital in Utica Ernest Dryer pilot of the Ameri can Air Lines ship was suffering severely from exposure frozen feet and apparently congested lungs His brotlrer Dale the copilot had a fractured jaw J H Brown avi ator and R W Hambrook of Washington a passenger also re ceived emergency treatment here Sped by Ambulance AH were sped by an ambulance from the department of conserva tion to Utica Two had to be brought by bobsled while two walked Reached al 10 oclock last night by four woodsmen from Hoffmcis ter the cold and hungry men ized they had been rescued when 10 men of the conservation depart ment arrived on the scene at dawn today By a m the trip to More houseviile had started through three feet of snow and at tempera tures about 30 degrees below zero Tolls of Welcome Hamilton Chequers a foreman of the CCC who went in with the group returned early and told of the joy with which the survivors of the hillside crash greeted cuers One of Ite fourwas saidto have been frozen badly Tie marobnea men first were reached by John Charles and Lester Pertello and Frank Krueger of Hoffmeister about 10 p m Lester Pertello and Krueger stayed with the men while the other two started for Hoffmeis ter with the glad news of rescue TAVERN OWNERS PAY FINES Davenport Judge Says He Is Not One to Decide f Laws Are Good DAVENPORT Dec 31 Fines of and costs J24 o which was remited were assessed against the proprietors of three Davenport taverns which wera raided by state agents here Satur day They are William McLaughlin Walter Wiese and Henry Behm The fines were assessed after a hearing before Justice G F Kuehl in Bettendorf today McLaughlin and Behm in addi tion to paying fines assessed for the illegal possession of liquor were also fined 25 and costs each for possessing gambling devices Of these fines wag suspended Charges of Gambling The state agents in their raids picked up socalled marble mo chines at Behms and McLaughlins and it was the possession of these that formed the basis of the gambling charges All of the defendants waived their rights to the gambling devices and the liquor In giving his decision Justice Kuehl issued the following written statement My decision in these cases today will in all probability be criticized by some and praised by others therefore I make this statement Laws Are Obsolete Personally I think some of the laws an our statute books sre ob solete and should be repealed not merely disregarded because the cause a disrespect for all laws If the new liquor laws are wron it is a duty for our state legislature to correct them I do not think it is for me to decide if the laws are wrong 01 right but rather to decide if thcj have been violated and fix a pcnaitj in accordance with the extent of the violations Board Certifies to Cuttings Election SANTA FE N Mcx Dec 31 certificate of election was is sued by the New Mexico state canvassing board today to Senator BronsotfCutting independent re publican who was opposed by Rep resentative Chavez D in the No vember election Prosecution Sums Up Its Trial Plans To Attempt to Prove Ransom Figured in His Income By WILUAM A KINNEY FLEMINGTON N J Dec 31 Richard Hauptmanns pocket notebooks containing care ful accounts of his expenses will be used an official source disclosed today in a prosecution effort to show that the Lindbergh ransom figured in his income To substantiate this evidence the prosecution has a woman wit ness ready to testify she saw pack ages of money secreted in a cabi net in the Hauptmann Bronx home Nurse to Testify The state aJso expects Betty Gow Scotch nurse of the slain Lindbergh baby to testify the child was dead or dying when he was borne past the spot a scant hun dred yards from his home where she found a thumbguard stripped brutally from his hand These three factors became known as the state made a final survey of its case for the trial of Hauptmann starting Wednesday for the slaying of the kidnaped In fant The patient work of a federa statistical expert uncovered traces of the ransom money in Haupt manns notebook accounts it was learned and this expert will explain the carpenters accounts to the jury Guard Identity Carefully The identity of the woman wit ness is being guarded carefully She visited the Hauptmann home one day while Hauptmann was ah sent the authority said and wa admiring a new article of furniture which Mrs Haupt mann appeared very proud Exam ining the cabinet closely the visito said she came on a cache of nesQj wrapped currency in one of v compartments The discovery made her exclaim in surprise the authority said bu Continued on Page S Section A 2 CHARGED WITH MURDER ASSAULT foung Dubuquers Accused of Setting Shotgun Tiap in Liquor DUBUQUE Dec 31 oung Dubuquers Joe Menadue 26 and William C White 2i were for mally charged with assault to com mit murder today as the outgrowth nf liquor raids staged in Dubuque ate Saturday night by the com jined forces of state and federal agents and deputies from the office of Sheriff T J Ryder Charges against the Dubuquers were filed by Rich Anderson and R C Reko state agents The men were arraigned before Justiceof the Peace M P Hogan this morning but were granted a continuance unj til Wednesday morning Jan 8 at fee 10 oclock Released on Bonds They were released on bonds of The pair were also charged with llegal possession of liquor and were STORY OF SURVIVOR EDITORS NOTE The fol lowing story was told to Hamil ton Chequers CCC foreman by otic of the Dryet brothers at the scene of the plane crash in the AcHrondacks today Cnmriclit 1834 The AsSOTtalerl Prrasl MOREHOUSEVILLE N Y Dec 31 crashed about midnight Friday after hanging over Piseco until about p m We smashed into scattered hardwood second year growth Wings were sheared off the fus elage ripped and the cabin partly crushed We made a lean to of the wings lighted a fire in front of it and got under cover It was very cold We had no warm clothing We suffered a great deal If the Pertello boys had not got here when they did we couldnt have kept a fire going last night We were too weak Our first food came from them We got more at a m from a Massachusetts plane blankets sandwiches and cof Hoerner 36 Pastor at Algona Succumbs ALGONA Dec 31 Rev i 1 Robert Hoerner 3G pastor of the i Congregational church here died Monday after a two day illness released from custory under those charges by providing a 5500 bond At the same time it was an nounced that the four Cascade men who were arrested Saturday night in the New Years raiding parly of state and federalagents along with Sheriff Ryers deputies would be arraigned next Tuesday after noon Jan 8 at 2 oclock to answer charges of illegal possession of liquor Result of Raid Charges against Ivlenadue and White are the result of a sensational raid on the Menadue home in Du buque late Saturday night Ander son narrowly escaped a shotgun death trap1 in a closet by stepping back as be opened the door for in spection In explaining the purpose of the raid one of the state agents charged Monday that there will be s war in Dubuque between liquor investiga tors and bootleggers until everyone of the bootleggers is run out of business The war it was explained will be a fight to the finish and may result in gunfire Child Dies of Injuries COUNCIL BLUFFS Dec 31 June Holtz 4 daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Holtz died of injuries suffered four days ago when struck by a car driven by Miss Pauline Plumer of Glenwood Refresh Your Memory Yugoslavia has lost a king the prince consort of the Netherlands has died one of the leaders oJ the soviet republic has been slain the friends of Alphonso XIII of Spain wish to see him back on the throne Events crowd each other in Europe j Have a map at hand to check the i places that are the center of public 1 interest This map is 20 by 28 inches in size printed in five colors and carries on the reverse side a wealth of information which makes it a condensed atlas It will be sent to any address for 10 cents to cover cost postage and handling Use coupon R C Reko Mason City state in vestigator was with Rich Anderson on the raid at Dubuque at which Anderson nearly met death The j men recently staged raids in and near Mason City The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the Map ot Europe Namex Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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