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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVK CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 8 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 75 Democratic Powerhouse Look From Gallery Shows Result of November 6 By HEBBEKT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Jan 8 UP It required no wide stretch of imag i n a t i o n even among those not so familiar with political divisions on capitol hill to realize what a powerhouse the democrats have in the seventy fourth congress One only bad to gaze down from the galler ies of either sen ate or house on the opening day of the session to grasp the true what happened last meaning Nov 6 Representative Snell of New Tork republican leader of the house expressed it when he intro duced Joe Byrns of Tennessee as the next speaker Three times said the port ly New Yorker have I introduced to this body my successful rival for the speakership But every cloud has a silver lining I have seen the day when the membership on this side was almost as large as that on j the other J New Bills Ill It was equally clear that the dem 3 ocratic leadership on the hill par ticularly that of the house of rep resentatives will take no chances i j with the juggernaut which is theirs J The determined assault on the so discharge which 145 1i members of the house can force a vote on any the minute that the formalities of open ing the session were concluded is Iproof of this This rule bedeviled the adminis filtration during the last session and its death warrant was signed lontlis ago It was subjected to eanyvattaak largely because ice paSwal of the Jor introduction the moment tie rules underwhich the house acts were adopted disclosed enough to make the hair of those in authority gray perceptibly Some had been dumped into the hopper They ranged the scale of almost everything imaginable 8 Majority to Legislate With the rule changed to require Vv 218 members of the house or a ma VJt jority to force a piece of legisla tion on to the floor for a vote the house triumvirate of Byrns i 3 Bankhead and j floor leader and chairman of the il rules committee vibe able to go far in holding the fthouse membership in check isi Already they have sewed notice ijthis is exactly what they intend to iido 4 The majority of this house must in this shouted IfoConnor in his opening speech de Standing the change And looking down upon a scene where almost twothirds of the en fire membership belongs to one it is not so difficult to grasp significance of OConnors de MMand Moines Woman a iWants Some Service From Jails Shes In 1ES MOINES Jan 8 nary jails Cunningham i of Des Moiaes rested for intoxication she np jjjed the Booking clerk before go to her room she an rly call in the hen the clerk made no record I her request she demanded an irm clock Failing in that request le removed the clerks gold watch his pocket Repossessing the fitch the clerksuggested that might need a calendar FORECAST llp IOWA Cloudy and colder irain turning to snow in rast Tuesday night Wednes yfrJiay partly cloudy coWer in j s Atreme east portion MINNESOTA Cloudy light Snow in north and extreme east Jortions Tuesday night and ossibly in northwest portion Wednesday colder in extreme portion Tuesday night in west portion esday IN MASON CITY fobeGazette weather figures for tour period ending at 8 oclock morning juximum Monday 36 Above in Night 32 1 V8 A M Tuesday 33 Maiinfall Mil Tuesday 33 Above 03 of an Inch 2 WITNESSES IDENTIFY BRUNO Cant Get Bond Hauptmann Defender With Secret Witnesses House Writes New Slates for Its Committees SENATElLE GIVE SUBGROUPS CHANCETOWORK Bank Committee Studies Plan for Regulating Interest Rates WASHINGTON Jan 8 new and still untried congress dug quickly into a mass of organization detail today preliminary to its job of translating President Roosevelts work relief program into law and voting enough cash to pay the bill The senate was in recess until Thursday a respite taken to give important committees time to start functioning Immediately the bank ing group began consideration of Senator Vandenbergs bill to empower the deposit insur ance corporation to regulate inter est rates and thereby remove grounds of the corporations recent clash with Senator Glass Write New Slates Writing new membership plates for its standing committees topped the house program Democrats on the ways and means committee who assign their colleagues to commit tee posts sought places for the long democratic list of 322 members The real work ahead was Mr Roosevelts plan for supplanting the dole with work relief and spending to do it in the next fiscal year Hearings On Relief First ap propriations committee planned healings on the presidents request for a reappropriation or 000 to carry direct relief in the next six months Tomorrow Chairman Buchanan expects to report to the house tne annual supply bill for the governments independent of fices Jump of 42 Per Cent in Internal Revenue Taxes Is Announced WASHINGTON Jan 8 jump of 49 per cent in internal rev enue taxes collected by the govern ment in the fiscal year ended last June 30 was announced at the treasury today Collections amounted to a gain of or per cent over the fiscal year This was exclusive of agricultural adjustment taxes which totaled during the The gain in general revenue reflected additional levies and increases in collections on old ones Blaze at Burlington Does Damage Set at to BURLINGTON Jan 8 of undetermined origin caused dam age estimated at between and at the L F Ita Floral Supply company factory here last night The two building was destroyed by the flames Several firemen including Fire Chief Frank Ostertag and Capt W C Middleman were overcome by smoke and fumes MOST OF STATE HAS MISTY RAIN Fog Continues Over North Iowa Temperatures Far Above Normal A light misty rain fell over most of the state Tuesday as tempera tures continued far above normal Heavy rains in eastern Iowa Mon day night were reported tpthe gov ernment weather bureau at Des Moines Keokuk on the Mississippi river had inches rainfall the largest amount in Iowa The weather bureau forecast heavier rains later Tuesday with the precipitation turning to snow during the night Temperatures over the state were 17 degrees above normal Monday night Sioux City was the coldest spot in Iowa reporting 30 degrees above Mason City had a 32 above minimum pjicl 36 maximum Monday North Iowas light fog continued Tuesday State Treasurer George E Hall above of Nebraska was unable to obtain a million dol lar bond to qualify him to hold the office for two more years and business was almost halted in his office as further efforts were made to obtain the bond Associated Press 380 Reach Saar From America to Vote on Sunday Nazi Demonstrators at Station to Give Them Rousing Welcome By MELVIN WHITELEATHER SAARBRUBCKEN Saar Basin Territory Jan 8 by 73 year old Katherina Oberst of Los Angeles 380 American Saarlanders arrived today to vote in next Sun days plebiscite Defying the plebiscite commis sions order against mass demon strations the nazis German front gathered enthusiasts at the railway station to give the Ameri cans a rousing welcome Of the 380 about 300 are eligible to vote They entered the Saar basin territory from Germany where they were feted in Berlin and Hamburg March Half Mile The Americans carried their suit cases for a half mile through a solid line of Saarlanders singing Deutschland Tiber Alles and with their arms raised in the nazi salute Ten commandments to force im petuous Hitlerwites into iron bound silence during the Jan 13 plebiscite thus avoiding wholesale disqualifi cation of voters were laid down today by nazi leaders The organ of the German front nazi organization alarmed by the disqualification in the preliminary vote yesterday of an oldwoman for remarking I was born a Ger man and will die a an nounced the regulations May Not Cheer Hitler The first commandment is do not say Heil This phrase cost hundreds of public servants their ballots yesterday uadar the rigid regulations laid dowr by the governing commission for the con duct of the plebiscite Another warns against speaking when entering the voting booth and the last enjoins a quick and silent departure after the ballot is cast Strict adherence to election tech nicalities such as marking and folding the ballots was stressed in the other seven orders If the nazi voters obey the Sun day balloting will see the most si lent procession of Hitlerites since the reichsfuehrer attained domi nance GOVERNOR SAYS HELACKSPOWER TO OUST COOPER Herring Makes Reply to Editorial Comment Criticizing By ROY P PORTER Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES Jan S answer to editorial comment criti cizing me for not summarily remov ing Harold Cooper as chairman of the liquor control Gov Clyde L Herring today said the state law authorizes appointments by the governor but allows no exec utive power in removal of appoint ees He suggested the law be changed to allow him to revoke appoint ments and remove appointees sub ject to confirmation by the state senate The governor declined to say whe ther he would remove Cooper if he were legally permitted to do so for the liquor chairmans part in the delivery of 200 state seals to J LeRoy Farmer of Cedar Rapids He also declined to say publicly whe ther he had requested Coopers res ignation Denounces His Critics I have never publicly said that I have requested Coopers resigrna Herring declared The time has not yet come when Iam ready The governor denounced iia crit ics who he said accused him of being wishywashy in his at titude on the CooperFarmer situa tion The only person I can remove is a man who cannot be Governor Herring said There is no authority in the statute em powering me to remove an ap pointive New Law Solution The solution to the situation the governor said is legislation which will give the chief executive the same authority in revoking appoint ments he is given in making ap pointments The executive retalia tion the governor declared should be subject to confirmation by the state senate the same as the sen ate must pass on some appoint ments I believe the governor should be given authority to remove appoint ive officers with the removal sub ject to review by the senate the same as the appointments are sub ject to confirmation by the he said The senate may consider the facts and no one will be Cites Two Cases Governor Herring cited two cases where the executive council had at tempted to remove appointive offi cers from their positions The council believed it had suffi cient reason to demand their resig he said but they went to court began a lawsuit and the men the council sought to oust are still in The governors discussion was provoked he said by editorials which have appeared in Iowa news papers criticizing his lack of posi tive action concerning Cooper A pile of newspapers was on his desk dura to Pace 2 Column 8 Roosevelt Remains in White House for Second Straight Day WASHINGTON Jan 8 the second day President Roosevelt remained in the executive mansion this morning to treat a slight head cold which has bothered him for several days However he planned to go to the executive office later in the day to meet with the emergency council in its regular session Electric Eye at Prison Wont Even Trust Trusty JOLIET Jan 8 electric eye wont even trust a trusty The trusty who found this out is Phadeas 275 pound con vict whom the warden sent out for a cigar Every time Phadeas passed the electric eye it would flash a light and the warden had him searched to see what was the matter In the heel of Phadeas1 huge shoe a shoe horn was found explaining the mystery Electric eyes flash lights when ever anyone approaches with any metal in his or her possession and are being installed in jails and pris ons to prevent prisoners from car rying concealed weapons Edward J Keilly left chief of defense counsel for Bruno Hauptmann is shown in his Brook lyn office surrounded by some of the witnesses he said he would to the trial at Flemington N in his efforts to prove that Hauptmann did not kidnap or kill the Lindbergh baby Keilly would not reveal the witnesses names but admitted some were handwriting experts Associated Press IOWAN IS WINNER Four Selected From Group of Twelve for Reception of Rhodes Awards DES MOINES Jan 8 Rhodes scholarship selections from this district were announced by the judging committee early today af ter a harrowing session for the 12 candidates from whom four who will receive scholarships were chosen The four selected were Samuel R Dunlap candidate from the State University of Iowa where he is now a research assistant and a graduate of Rice institute Sherman L Pease of Minneapolis a junior in the school of mines at the University oj Minnesota Ray Miller graduate of Kansas university and now a case worker for the federal relief admin istration at Anthony Kansas James Goodfriend at St Joseph a graduate of the University of Missouri and now a first year med ical student at that university Completes First Day as Relief Worker and Is Killed in Accident CLINTON Jan 8 Hans 56 Elwood blacksmith who had just completed his first day as a relief worker was killed last night when a transport truck loaded with men plunged down a steep embank ment when the driver lost control during a dense fog Six others were injured and four were brought to Clinton hospitals for Mrs Winnie Studding 44 wife of one of the injured suffered a stroke of apoplexy upon being told of her husbands mishap and died a few hours later Give McNeiley Time to Decide What to Do in Murder Case COLUMBIA Jan 8 Francis McNeiley 23 year old Iowa farm youth waived arraignment on first degree murder charges in con nection with the slaying of two of ficers near here June 14 1933 and was granted a postponement of his plea for more time to determine what is right and honorable in this Rockham Speaker of South Dakota House PIERRE S Jan 8 J Eggert of Rockham will be the speaker of the 1935 South Dakota house of representatives His elec tion today without republican op position was a mere formaily fol lowing his nomination last night by the democratic majority Gold Act on High Court 90 to 125 Billions in Securities Involved in Decision WASHINGTON Jan 8 Another major economic move of the new deal went on trial before the supreme court today in a mul tiple challenge of the historical ac tion of congress in suspending gold payments An estimated 90 to 125 billion dollars in securities were involved as the court began hearing argu ments on five cases contesting the administrations right in pursuing its monetary1 policies to halt the payment of gold or its equivalent on securities bearing a gold clause calling for such payment In combatting the challenge the government has asserted in a brief The solvency of many citizens industries and local governments perhaps even the financial stability of the national government may be effected by the determination of this great The complainants are holders of private or government obligations They held they were discriminated against when the government went off the gold standard and called to all monetary gold Attorney General Homer Cum mings himself heads the lawyers presenting the governments case In three of the cases lower courts have ruled against the complain ants The supreme court was expected to begin the proceedings today by hearing first the case brought by Norman C Norman of New York against the Baltimore and Ohio railroad Trial of Hauptmann Expected to Last 3 or 4 Weeks Longer FLEMINGTON N 8 Hauptmann trial probably will run three to four weeks iongor I understand the prosecution will require only two more weeks to in troduce something like 100 remain ing Defense Attorney Edward J Reilly said today in that event we can go through our 50 witnesses in about one Atty Gen David T Willcntz saia he believed it would not last more than four weeks Polk County Loses Relief Allotment DES MOINES Jan 8 Relief Administrator E H Mulock withdrew the January allotment of to the Polk county board of supervisors the board failed to approve a one unit admin istrative relief setup as required by federal regulations CANT COLLECT NEBRASKAlOftN 42 Per Cent Interest Levie by Iowa Finance Firm Ruled Out WASHINGTON Jan S Fortytwo per cent interest charge by an Iowa personal finance com pany on a loan cannot be collect ed in Nebraska This was the effect of the re fusal today by the supreme cour to review the decision of the Ne braska supreme court that the loan obligation was not enforceable un der Nebraska laws although vali in Iowa The Personal Finance company of Council Bluffs Iowa tried to collect from Joseph M Alexander who lived ia Iowa when the loan was made but later moved to Omaha to work for the Gilinsky Fruit company The company asserted that in ternst on at least in small loans depended on the out come of the case because of the large number of borrowers who live in one state and work in an other Hunt Detroit Boxer Reported to Have Been Struck by Car CARTHAGE Jan S Authorities today were seeking Bob Houston 25 year old Detroit box er after Dan Shannon 40 said Hou ston had been run down by an au tomobile north of Palmyra and supposedly taken to a doctor by its occupants Shannon said he and Houston had been hitchhiking to the west coast that a car with three occupants hac hit Houston and broken his leg The occupants Shannon said told him to beat it and they would take Houston to a doctor Shannon said he walked to Kco kuk Iowa then came here ONE CLAIMS HE SAW HIM NEAR JNDYS HOUSE ab Driver Says He Got Dollar to Take Note to Condon By WILLIAM A KINNEY CwrlRlu 1935 by The Associated Irens FLEMINGTON N Jan 8 Richard Hauptmann Bronx arpenter accused of the kidnaping and murder of Baby Charles Au gustus Lindbergh was twice dentified in court today by wit nesses Amandus Hochmuth aged form r neighbor oE Col Charles A lindbergh identified him as a roan with a ladder in a dirty green car near the Lindbergh home on the day of the crime and John Perrone 3ronx taxicab driver pointed to him as the man who gave him a dollar to deliver a note to Dr J F Jafsici Condon in March 1932 Thats the Perrone taking the witness stand shortly after the opening of the af ternoon session walked to Haupt mann slapped a hand on his shoul der and declared Thats the Youre a Hauptmann mumbled His voice was so low it was heard by only a few newspapermen and his counsel Edward J Reilly chief of the defense legal staff attempted to get the reply into the record but Attorney General David T Wilentz objected on it was not heard by the officialcourfVstgioi y Record to Stand The court ruled the record would stand without the declaration for the present but Reilly might offer newspapermen later as witnesses to insert te reply in the record For the second time in the days proceedings the crowded courtroom became hushed Earlier in the day the spectators had been startled by the unexpected testimony of Hochmuth 87 who pointed a shaking finger at Haupt mann and said he was a man who on March 1 1932 near the Lind bergh home glared at me as if he saw a Sent to Condon Perrone asked if during the time he was a taxicab driver he ever had occasion to visit the home of Dr Condon said Yes At what address he was questioned by Attorney General David T Wilentz At 2974 Decatur What date was it if you remem ber March 12 What was the occasion of your visit to the home of Dr John F Condon Was Given Envelope I had a man give me an ea velope addressed to Dr Who is the man who gave you that envelope Bruno Richard Turn Fuse 2 Column 1 11 KILLED WHEN PLANE CRASHES Indian Soldiers Victims as Air Machine Smashes Into Troops KARACHI India Jan S Eleven Indian soldiers were killed and 11 others seriously injured to day when an airplane of the Indian air force crashed into troops dur ingmaneuvers near the Hubt river today The pilot Flying Officer H C Sircar and his observer were slight ly injured The plane was wrecked The Hubb river also known as the Hab is in western India It lows into the Arabian Sea THE OLD SONGS Everybodys Song Book now be ing offered by this newspaper con tains many of the old songs we love to sing AH the music has been carefully edited by musicians of note and the arrangements are in keys within the range of most voices Besides the words and music to 205 songs Everybodys Song Book tells when and in what circum stances The StarSpangled Banner America Home Sweet Home and other songs were written The collection includes Stephen Foster songs songs of early days folk songs cowboy songs patriotic songs Christmas songs college songs etc Only 20c to cover cost and handling charges Use coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I enclose 20c in coin careful ly wrapped for Everybodys Song Name Street 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