Tuesday, January 22, 1935

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME COMP iiARLOH t R HIS MEM DEFT Of i N t e i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLJ FIVB CENTS COPT AMOUIATCD PRCM UBAICD WUUB MKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY THIl PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO ECTIONt SECTION ONE NO 87 Rough Going forProbers Nye and His Fellow Senators Having Competition By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Jan 22 iator Nye of North i Dakota and his I senate committee investigating the munitions industry are having no end of trouble First when the Nye commit tee was going at full strength bringing out alle gations about ac tivities of the so called merchants of the white house selecteda committee of its own to study means for taking the profit out nf war The move is amazing to said Nye The investigation will said Vandenberg ot Michigan a memoer of the com mittee So far as we are concern n ed were going to inarch down the i middle of the road and carry out instructions said Clark of Missouri another member of the committee Chairman Nye when the seventy fourth congress was convened al most immediately before the senate and asked for more money to continue his investigation Senate Response Slow For some reason the senate didnt respond with any visible degree of alacrity That despite the fact that Nye presented his request in a prolonged Vech to which he was helped materially by members of the committee Tie senate finally gave his committee of the for which he had asked While the North Sakotan and his colleagues on the committee were trying to persuade thesenate to ad vaLe5 them mrfBctat WASHINGTON Jan 22 Personal suggestions from Presi dent Roosevelt and a house party caucus to coalesce the big demo cratic majority were combined to day to handcuff revolters against the administrations relief bill Speaker Byrns and Chairman Bu chanan of the appropriations com mittee went to the white house af ter democratic ranks haj broken over the lumpsum plan of voting the huge sum for Mr Roosevelts own allocation in direct and work relief After this talk Byrns predicted quick house approval of the presi dents request With some conces sions from leaders the rules com mittee voted a liberalized gag resolution for considering the ap propriation on the floor To Solidify Ranks A caucus later today was to seek to solidify the heavy democratic ranks to the program Republicans planned the while to seek a curb on the vast authority in the legislation As house leaders wrestled with these the senate today pmseedjhe Connelly bffl prohibiting 7I the House announced that his com had ordered an mvesbgatjon beginning immediately of the lro nosal of an universal draft embrac Tng the idea of putting both men mfney and materials in category in times of Baruch Among First And to add zest to his announce ment McSwain said that among i the first witnesses to be called would be Bernard M Baruch fi nancier and chairman of the old 1 warindustries boavd and Hugh S I Johnson former Blue Eagle chief Both are members of the special ly appointed white house commit tee to study means for takingthe profit out of being i the chairman j The move of MeSwains commit tee coming as It did on top of what had happened and timed as it was set politician in the capital to l speculating Expressed They recalled that Chairman Nye is a progressive re publican but one who hasnt stray ed quite so far from the fold as i some of his insurgent brethren i i They also remember that at the Nye expressed his amaze 3a ment at the appointment of the s white house committee he added l that the cause of his amazement i was the fact that efforts now i i should be made to seem to check and salt the work of this commit tee which is under instructions from fed the senate to first ascertain the I facts and then report its recommen sml dations for Are the democrats politicians are asking among themselves awaken to the fact that a republican is chairman of an investigating com mittee capable of unearthing things for which democrats believe they should have credit TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA light snow colder in west and north central portion Jate Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy and much colder MINNESOTA Cloudy and much colder Tuesday night Wednesday probably fair colder in south portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for Z4 hour period ending at 8 oclock morning Maximum Monday 7 Below Minimum in Night 15 Below At 9 A M Tuesday 5 Below The cold wave began its recession from North Iowa Monday night he nights lowest temperature was cached at around 10 oclock At nidnight it was 12 below and by 8 oclock Tuesday morning the mer had risen to 5 below and 15 ibove by 2 oclock 2 MO CLAIM THEY SAW BRUNO Handcuff Rqoolters Imt Relief Bill SENATE PASSES ACT TO CONTROL CONTRABANDOIL House Rules Committee Approves Liberalized Gag Resolution oil In Interstate commerce The measure now goes to the house Formal consideration of the pres idents social security program was begun by the senate finance com mittee Wagner of New fork au thor of the measure testified that would be needed to care for the nations present de pendent aged on a basis of a month Asks About Changes Asked by Chairman Harrison about the truth of published reports that Mr Roosevelt wanted some changes in the old age em ployment insurance measure Sen ator Wagner said he did not know of such a move The house appropriations commit tee reported the an nual supply bill for the treasury postoffice departments leaving ocean and foreign airmail subsidy items unchanged Other developments in a busy day on capital hill and downtown included Approve Treasury Bill Approval by the house ways and means committee of the treasury bill to permit the issuance of nine billion dollars of new long term bonds and socalled baby Testimony before the senate mu nitions committee that the navy could notdesign or build its own ships except with great difficul ty Disclosure that the plan for tax ation of public utility holding com panies which had been discussed by presidential advisors would remove existing income tax exemptions on dividends from operating companies Referred a Committee j Reference of the nomination of Marriner S Eccles of Utah to be governor of the federal reserve board to a senate banking sub committee for investigation and study The committee approved the reappointment of Adolph C Miller veteran board member Postponement until Thursday ol the appearance of Hugh S Johnson and Bernard M Baruch before the house military committee on bills to take the profits out of war FIVElitWN BURN TO DEATH Washing on Clothes Line Over Kitchen Stove Catches Fire LONGUERUIL Jan 22 W Five children burned to death early today when washing hung on a clothes line over the kitchen stove to dry caught fire A roomer and six other members of the family of Eraile Gadbois four of them children were taken to a hospital suffering from burns The dead were all children of Gadboia their ages ranging from 11 downward Bremer Hideout Is Found It was authoritatively learned that the frame house shown above located in Bensenville ML about 18 miles west of Chicago was the hideout used by kidnapers of Edward G Bremer St Paul banker for whose abduction the KarpisBarkcr gang has been sought Associated Press French Forces to Somaliland Frontier Will Put Down Tribal Warfare That has Cost 97 Lives PARIS Jan 22 forces including camel troops and airplanes were ordered to the south west frontier of French Somaliland today to put down tribal war which already has cost the lives of 97 members of the French colonial ad ministration The French action followed a bat tle Jan 18 just f reported to the French capital in which M Bernard French chief of the Gobad region 16 native soldiers and 80 natives were slain in the Lake Abbe region Bernard and his men had gone to investigate a battle reported rag ing between the rival Ais Amaras and the Issas tribesofNomads in that region French authorities described it as purely local fight between tribes not involving the Ethiopians on whose border the action took place The Ethiopian government how ever will be asked to help pursue and capture the battling tribesmen Bernard was touring with native militia He went immed iately to the battleground The na tives overwhelmed his men how ever and a massacre ensued GovernorGeneral Coppet of French Somaliland ordered airplanes a company of Senegalese sharpshoot ers and troop of the camel corps to leave Djibouti at once to round up tribesmen Day in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate Considers the Connally oil con trol bill Hears world court debate Munitions hearings continue Finance committee considers social security House Receives t r e a s urypostoffice appropriation bill Military committee opens hear ings on taking profits out of war Ways and means committee studies social security MONDAY Senate Passed Smith bill with for farm feed and seed loans Heard world court debate House Passed crop loan bill Rules committee balked on gag rule for worksrelief measure Bankings committee opened hearings on bill to extend RFC two years SEARCH FOR KARPIS AND CAMPBELL NOW MOVED TO MIDWEST DETROIT Jan 22 police revealed this morning that the automobile Alvin Karpis and his companion Harry Campbell took from an Allentown physician yesterday had found abandoned near Monroe Mich The motor was still running The car apparently had been headed toward Detroit when its occupants left it and the search for Karpis and Campbell last members at large of the notor ious KarpisBarker gang ac cused of the Bremer kidnaping and other crimes was concentrat ed here The car was taken from Dr Horace Hunsicker after two men who police are confident were Karpis and Campbell abducted him near Quakettown and forced him to drive them into Ohio Dr Hunsicker was tied and left behind near Wadsworth Ohio last night while the fugi tives drove on END NEWSPAPER CODE DIFFICULTY Revoke Call for Convention of Publishers Planned on Jan 28 WASHINGTON Jan 22 Howard Davis chairman of the publishers code committee today revoked the call for a convention of daily newspaper publishers in New York Jan 28 due to a satisfactory adjustment of the differences which necessitated the The controversy involved the right of the national labor rela tions board a government agency to supersede the newspaper code authoritys industrial relations board in deciding the case of Dean Jennings who was dismissed from a San Francisco paper Jennings and the newspaper guild an employe organization contended he was dismissed be cause of guild activities ponald R Richberg director of the national emergency council as serted the labor board did not have jurisdiction It was understood the adminis tration has sustained Richbergs position that where a code provides means for settlement of labor dis putes the code method is to be utilized BODY OF WEISS FOUND AFTER 3 MONTHS SEARCH Two Members of Kidnap Gang Sentenced to Die Feb 2 PHILADELPHIA Jan 22 Tha body of William Weiss kid naped and slain night life charac ter was recovered today from Neshaminy creek northeast of Phil adelphia Harbor policemen grappling from two boats in the stream brought the body to the surface with ropes Wrapped in blankets and weight ed down with ropes the grim bun dle was discovered under a bridge Authorities had been directed to the spot by Martin Farrell a mem ber of the gang shortly after he was brought to Philadelphia yes terday from New York where he was captured last week with sev eral other members of the mob in cluding the reputed leaders Robert Mais convicted killer and Walter Legenza The body of the reputed victim of Robert Mais notorious tristate gang was found near the spot to which authorities were directed by a member of the band yesterday The discovery ends a three months hunt for the reputedly wealthy man who was snatched by three men aa he drove up to bis last October Sentenced to Electric Chair RICHMOND Jan 22 Robert Mais and Walter Legenza notorious tristate gangsters who cheated the electric chair by three months were told by Judge John L Ingram today that they must die Feb 2 for the murder of E M Huband Three hours after they had been brought from New York to Rich mond Mais manacled hand and foot shuffled down the aisle in Hustings court Judge Ingram said that since Mais escape from the Richmond jail had prevented the scheduled electrocution November 1 he was setting Feb 2 Legenza both legs broken was carried from the penitentiary on a stretcher N D Supreme Court Assumes Jurisdiction in Moodie Ouster Suit BISMARCK N Jan 22 UP state supreme court again has assumed jurisdiction in a dis qualification suit against Gov Thomas H Moodie democrat While impeachment proceedings against the governor marked time in the house of representatives the su preme court announced that it will bear the charges against Moodie on Thursday 4 Day Conference on Cause Cure of War Opens m Washington WASHINGTON A four day conference on the cause and cure of war was opened here today by Mrs Carrie Chapman Catt who hailed it as an influential agency for the promotion of peace Eleven womens organizations making up the national committee on the cause and cure of war are participating in the annual meet Not Surprised When EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Jan 22 H Brawner 83 is cut ting a tooth He is not surprised however for his wife who is 79 years old recently recovered from an attack of whooping cough Clay Denies Murder of Iowa City Pioneer IOWA CITY Jan 22 ing the witness stand in his own de fense Louis Clay Negro on trial for the murder of George Folsom Iowa City pioneer on Christmas eve 1933 denied he committed the crime North Iowas Cold Wave Is Unbroken Yet Mercury on Rise but Another Tumble Is in Store The sun shone in North Iowa Tuesday and temperatures began their slow rise from subzero depths Monday nights minimum in Ma son City was 15 below 4 degrees warmer than Sunday night and at 8 oclock Tuesday morning the mercury reading was 5P below At 2 oclock the temperature was 15 above No respite from the cold was in sight however The forecast was for light snow and colder in the north central part of the state late Tuesday night and much colder Wednesday Temperatures all Over Iowa were slightly less severe Tues day than for the preceding day The cold wave spread east and south Tuesday leaving behind about 50 dead Floods Fog and Sleet Meanwhile floods fog sleet rains and low temperatures combined to delay traffic and endanger lives as the frigid blast from the north dipped down into Dixie threatening to bring freezing weather as far south as central Florida by night Winter relented grudgingly in Iowa providing a temperature Mon day night of 10 below at Charles City where thermometers climbed at 7 a m to 2 below Eastern Iowa bore the brunt of minimum temperatures in the state Monday night as the coldest spell in two years slowly rolled east ward Dubuque had a bottom read ing of 8 below which mounted at 7 a m to 6 below At Davenport the lowest was 4 below but rose above zero this morning Sunshine Is General With sunshine general over most of the state minimum temperature of zero at Sioux City climbed to 6 above 4 above at Council Bluffs rose to 10 above and 2 above at Des Moiiies mounted to 8 above by 7 a m Because of difficulty in collecting reports from the far northwest where the bitter pills of frigid weather are compounded weather officials said it was uncertain how severe the new attack of cold would be Shippers northwest and north east however were warned to pre pare for temperatures down to 10 below Taking advantage of the modest recovery in weather highway rail road and communication workers labored in northeast Iowa Tuesday to repair damage and clear away drifts from weekend snows An 18 car freight train trapped in drifts near Osage had been freed Still Below Freezing Still far below freezing Iowa temperatures continued to hold the statewide ice coating firm On streets and highways subjected to heavy traffic the treacherous ice was worn clear in spotty areas but motor travel remained dangerous and added additional accidentsand injuries today to its toll Floods were reported in Arkan sas Louisiana Mississippi and Ten nessee and the Willow river in Wisconsin had broken through the St Croix dam damaging a power house Heavy property damage was also reported when the Wolf river burdened by excessive rains tore giant barges and steamboats from their moorings along the Memphis harbor where the stream joins the Mississippi The heavy craft suffered little loss but they did considerable damage to smaller boats into which they crashed Temperatures Moderating Temperatures in the far north west the Rocky mountain area and the west central states where the mercury had sunk as low as 32 be low in Minnesota were moderating They were followed by warm rains along the Pacific northwest bring ing a new menace to lives and pro perty as the heavy snows began to change into raging floods Traffic was stalled in Seattle and other Pacific northwest cities when water mains burst Rivers in western Washington were reported rising Shipping was hard hit Fortyfive members of the crew of the Japa nese freighter Hokuman Maru were rescued in the north Pacific by the liner President Jackson The freighter sent out an SOS when it began to sink after its cargo had been shifted by the heavy seas Gales lashed Jnneau Alaska and one man was believed to have been drowned Identifies Bruno MtlXAKD WHITED State Assembly Convenes After Four Day Recess Main Business Introduttion of Bills in Program of Administration BULLETIN DBS MOINES Jan 22 The concurrent resolution to in vestigate the activities the Iowa Liquor Control commission encountered a legislative ob stacle In the senate this attcr noon wtion the upper house adopted a motion to refer it to a standing committee DES MOINES Jan 22 fortysixth Iowa general assembly reconvened at 2 p today after a four day recess The principal item of business ex pected by the solons was the intro duction of bills in support of the proposed administration program and individual members measures The session eight days old re cessed Thursday afternoon follow ing the joint meeting of the two houses during which Gov Clyde L Herring and Lieut Gov Nelson G Kraschel took their oaths of office for the second time and the chief executive delivered his inaugural address The legislators returned to their desks prepared to resume their de liberations concerning two proposed investigations and 20 bills already introduced in the two branches Lieutenant Governor Kraschel and Speaker John H Mitchell were expected to make an early an nouncement of standing committees after devoting most of the recess to committee selections Also to be heard is the report of the joint com mittee instructed to recommend the wage scale of legislative employes A joint committee was scheduled to meet with representatives of the Iowa League of Municipalities the state sheriffs couaty attorneys and chiefs of police associations and others to discuss the proposed re vision of the state law regulating the sale of beer The session twice postponed had been set for this af ternoon KIDNAP LADDER INTRODUCED AS STATE EVIDENCE Defense Says Footprint to Prove Hauptmann Didnt Get Money By WILLIAM A KTNNBY Cofiyrlcht by tile Associated ITrtiil FLEMINGTON N Jan Two more residents of the Sour and country surrounding the homa of Col Charles A Lindbergh today identified Bruno Richard Haupt mann as a man lurking in that vi cinity before the kidnaping and murder of the aviators infant son Millard Whited a logger with a arm next to the Lindbergh estate estified in Hauptmanns trial that he saw him on two occasions within a fortnight of the crime and Charles Rossiter of Maplewood N testified he saw him on a road near the Princeton airport about 14 miles from Hopewell four days fore the baby was stolen from its crib Saw Him Near Auto Rossiter said he saw Hauptmann on the Hopewell road standing at the rear of his auto I got out of my he said and walked to the rear of his car I offered help but he said he didnt need any Then forfrom 5 to 8 minutes Rossiter testified I stood there looking him Rossiter remembered the incident was on the Saturday before the kidnaping Whited testified he saw Hauptmann on Feb 18 1932 and between Feb 25 and 27 baby was kidnaped on MarcH X 1932 Tuesday Examination Vigorous Whited underwent a vigorous cross examination in which the de fense sought to show his identifica tion was faulty that he had person al motive for publicity and that he first reported seeing the stranger near the Lindbergh home in order to avert suspicion from himself He held fast to his direct testimony One other Sourland resident Amandus Hochmuth 87 identified Hauptmann in the second week of the trial as a man he saw in an auto with a ladder turning into the road leading to the Lindbergh home on the forenoon on the day of the crime Plaster Cast Made Before Whiteds and Rossiters identifying testimony today the state succeeded finally in its fight to get the kidnap ladder into evi dence and the defense brought out the fact that a plaster cast had been made of a footprint which it claimed would show Hauptmann was not the man who collected the Lindbergh ransom in St Raymonds cemetery the Bronx on April 2 1932 Edward J Reilly chief of the defense staff said he hoped to get the plaster cast into court for com parison with Hauptmauns foot and doped as well to play a phonograph record which a witness said Dr John F Jafsie Condon made of his con versation with the man to whom he paid the ransom A department of Turn io Tuce 2 Column 7 GOVERNMENT OF BULGARIA QUITS Guerorguieff Cabinet After Nine Months in Office Resigns in Body SOFIA Bulgaria Jan 22 Thex government of Premier Kimon Guerorguieff resigned today after nine months in office Headed by the premier all the ministers of the cabinet handed in their resignations to King Boris His majesty immediately commis sioned Gen Petko Slateff who had held the portfolio of wart to form a new cabinet Premier Gueorguieff established a dictatorial regime May 19 1934 It was not immediately clear I whether the resignations are to be the forerunner of a complete gov ernment reorganization or whether the action was of a more minor na ture NATURAL SCENES This booklet presents a natural scenes from each of the 48 states and the District of Columbia In choosing them every effort was made to select the scene most fa mous most representative of the state and most beautiful There is ao arbitrary standard by which to determine what scenes measure up to these requirements but there are so many beauty spots in the United so many in each it was by no means difficult to make a booklet that is both interesting and exceedingly at tractive A copy of Natural Scenes will be sent to any address upon receipt of ten cents in coin to cover cost of handling Use coupon Skiis 40 Miles MINNEAPOLIS Jan 22 Braving sub zero temperatures to win a small wager Clyde Ryberg of Minneapolis skiicd to Northficld a distance of 40 miles yes terday The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C 1 enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the book let on Natural Scenes of the United States City Mail to Washington D