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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1935, Mason City, Iowa IIS MEM a Asf OF I On 4 u o I H r it r i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION JJVOL XLI It FIVE UENT8 A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SEKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 31 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 95 Hueys Plan of Invasion Rumor Long Intend to Seek Defeat of Senate Enemies Han By HERBERT HLUMMKR ASHINGTON Jan 31 of the most per sistent rumors in Washington re vived with in creased authority every time Long of Louisi ana goes on a rampage in toe senate is that the kingfish plans a personal invasion of two southern states in 1936 for the avowed purpose 1 HHlbLi s s of two I of his colleagues The two men tioned are Joe Robinson of Ark msas democratic leader of the Senate and Pat Harrison of Missis Viippi chairman of the senates pow ftrful finance committee I Robinson and Long already have dares on the floor of the rsenate During the last congress the fkingfish observed that he had set a pojitical matter with Robin n when he campaigned for Mrs attie W Caraway in her success ful bid for the senate and shouted j Ill go back to the people of Ar again and see who cpmes tack to the senate Robinsons reply was that If he Jomes into Arkansas Ill take the of going into Louisiana 1 May Invade Mississippi While he has made no such open i hreat against Harrison south rn politicians who profess to know ay they have no doubt he has Jtans to invade Mississippi One disclosed to the writer re the details of a conversation ife had with Long in the Louisiana fate capital only a short while go He waa visiting Baton Rouge a private capacity when a mes ilnger informed him I she tossee you r This individual called on the kingfish who with much em Jhasis and frankness he says re fealed just what he thought of Har son and what he planned to do relegate him to political oblivion 1936 Hell Be Busy The Louisiana senator however fis mapped out such an ambi ious political program for himself 1936 that manv believe it will be physical impossibility even for e kingfish to accomplish all it For one thing he has intimated lat 1936 may find him running the presidency on his Share jieWealth platform If so it will jot be in the southern states where Je will pick up electoral votes He lust confine most of his efforts to fonulous sections of the country iIt is true that he nas nersuaded tis state legisature to advance the jrimarv election date in Louisiana Ind will have more time for outside Ud But the fact that he will be than ordinarily he would have jeekin reelection to the senate imself in 1936 perhaps running lor the presidency and threaten jig to bring about the defeat of Colleagues too prompts Robinson tnd Harrison to tske the threats of lie lightly fobless Man Called I to Answer Kidnaping Charge 3 1 Years Old SHEFFIELD England Jan 31 Henry Ross 69 an unem sloyed workman was called into court today to answer to a charge 31 years old t He was accused of abducting ohn William Whitnear when was 4 years and 10 onths old and taking him to the jnited States The warrant on hich he was arrested was issued B 1904 After his appearance m court ioss was placed under 20 pounds Till and his hearing postponed riti tomorrow to enable him to insult an attorney FORECAST I O W A Cloudy Thursday night and Friday not much hange in temperature MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday iomewhat colder in northwest lortion Thursday night IN MASON CITY 31obeGazette weather figures at 8 24 hour period ending i IS I ock Thursday morning laximum Wednesday in Night S A M Thursday trace of snow and mist 27 SAYS HE SAW MEN WITH UDDER Government Urged to Build Passenger Airships ASKED TO MEET COMPETITION OF FOREIGN LINERS Permanent Commission on Aviation Proposed by Study Group TEXT ON PAGE 18 WASHINGTON Jan 31 proposal that the United States meet the competition of racing speed foreign liners in the north At lantic passenger service with diri privately made to congress to day by the aviation commission The recommendation was one of several designed to maintain for this country a position of world leadership in aviation It was pre dicated like the others on the find ings of the commission which was named by President Roosevelt and headed by Clark Howell Atlanta newspaper publisher Permanent Commission With a suggested permanent avi ation commission guiding civilian policies the investigating commis sion suggested to congress that lines of heavierthanair craft be encour aged by subsidy for transatlantic and transpacific routes that air mail contracts should be on a strictly commercial and that in the military branch of avi ation a newdirigible and ihpre air planes The commission took cognizance of the transatlantic race between nations for passenger service a race in which the most recent en trants are the highspeed superlin ers now being completed by Great Britain and saying More Speed at Sea The United States has so far de clined to build new liners of im mense size and speed to compete across the north Atlantic with the new vessels supported by the British French German and Italian govern ments Speed at sea is being pushed beyond the economic limit iid that part of the mails express and passengers should go by air The airship promises here an effective and economical answer to the super ship The North Atlantic volume of mail express arid passengers is rel atively enormous on account of long established trade and cultural relations the commission said and there is a good prospect that once established to public confi dence and airship line should be come selfsupporting Government construction with operation by a private company for a rental based on net income was considered the most desirable form of subsidy Mindful of Plea Mindful of the plea by Dr Hugo Eckener German dirigible expert for permission to buy helium the noninflammatory gas produced Turn to FaKe 8 Column 7 IOWANS TRAVEL ON GLAZE OF ICE Misty Fog Hangs Over State With Temperatures Just About Freezing DES MOINES Jan 31 lowans rode or walked to work this morning on a glaze of ice as a misty fog which hovered over the state struck temperatures just below the freezing mark in almost every sec tion A trace of rain was recorded last night and today at every weather station except Davenport and Keo kuk the weather bureau reported and Sioux City Omaha Des Moines and Dubuque reported rain again at 7 a m verging on mist An official low of 26 was recorded last night at Charles City while the states maximum temperature was 36 at Sioux City Shippers were warned to protect for temperatures of 25 degrees in the north portion of Iowa and 30 de grees in the south portion Little change in temperature was forecast for tonight and Friday and he skies will remain cloudy the weather bureau said Mason City had a low of 25 early Thursday and a high of 27 Wed nesday Sues Mae West FranUie Baker who claims 1o be the original heroine ol the famed American folk song Frankie andJohnny has in stituted a damage suit for against Mae West as u result of incidents in her pic ture She Done Me Wrong allegedly based on Frankie Bakers life Once the dusky queen of St rouls night life Frankie is now a resident of Portland Ore Troops Sent to Break Up Gang of Auto Thieves cial Reported at Head of Manchester Kentucky Gang MANCHESTER Ky Jan 31 guardsmen and state police rolled into this foot hill town today in a surprise move to break up what Adjutant Gen eral Henry H Denhardt called an automobile theft ring headed by a prominent official The force commanded by Brig adier General Ellerbe Carter halt ed on the outskirts of Manchester a few minutes while the long string of 13 national guard trucks and half a dozen state police cars clos ed up Citizens Rush Out A score or more persons poured out of nearby houses On foot and on horseback they preceded the soldiers and police into town Citizens rushed to the main pub lic square as the trucks rolled in Heads popped out of windows as the troops formed in the square The guardsmen and police about 150 in number were issued full rounds of ammunition at London in an adjoining county Machine Guns Seen Machine guns and hand gren ades and gas guns as well as rifles were in evidence The 110 soldiers and some 40 state police stood in shivering groups in the square waiting orders to details From the crowd which soon grew to several hundreds there was heard various comment some resentful Occasionally there was some one with an emphatic glad they came Guardsmen and state police brought in three automobiles listed as stolen shortly after details had been sent to round up such cars upon arrival here Auto Code Expected to Be Renewed With but Minor Changes WASHINGTON Jan 31 The administration was reported virtually to have reached a decision today to renew the automobile code without substantial revision when it expires at midnight tonight The words substantial revision were used by an official but he said they did not preclude a positive statement that the government in tends to seek more regular and stable employment in the industry Paraguayan Army in Campaign Upon Last Bolivia Stronghold BUENOS AIRES Jan 31 The Paraguayan army deployed in two powerful columns began a drive on Bolivias last stronghold in the Chaco Villa Monies today according to dispatches from Asun cion Paraguay Charges of Pressure on Navy Heard Shipbuilder Talks of Politics in Award of Contracts WASHINGTON Jan 31 The opinion that political pressure ap plied on the navy after a confer ence at Hyde Park had brought naval shipbuilding contracts awards in 1933 at greatly increased prices was given the senate munitions committee today by Laurence R Wilder a shipbuilder The awards were made exact ly as bid Wilder testified refer ring to previous assertions that the Big Three companies had asked about each for building cruisers although one of the companies previously had un certain construction of one of the craft at Navy Protested Award Wilder stalwart six foot chair man of the board of Gulf Indus tries of Pensacola declared he had heard the navy protest the award A conference was held July 29 he said he was informed at which representatives of the Big Three and the secretary of the ravy dis cussed the bids on a 27 ship pro gram Subsequently he said two ad mirals S M Robinson and Emery S Land went to Hyde Park Made in 19SS On August 3 1933 after the visit to Hyde Park Wilder con tinued the awards were made as bid yno reduction Wilder de clared rising to his feet to empha size his statement Senator Clark D Mo an nounced he expected to determine why the navy was given authority to retain a PWA appropriation un til spent when he said it was intended for immediate use in cre ating employment Secretary Ickes PWA administrator has been asked to testify next week Given Extra Money Recent testimony before the com mittee by Rear Admiral Emory S Land navy construction chief showed that although the navy had spent by Jan 1 1935 only 000 of a 5283000000 allotment re ceived in 1933 it had been given additional in PWA money To Clarks questions as to whe ther or not the money was meant primarily for naval building or put tingmen to work Admiral Land as serted that naval construction could not be disposed of quickly and that with this in view the department had received a ruling from the comptroller general saying it could retain the money until spent REPORT ANOTHER DRIVE BY JAPAN Japanese and Manchoukuan Cavalry Pursue Band on Mongols TOKIO Jan 31 hos tilities between Mongols and Jap apanese andManchoukuan cavalry were reported today along Man choukuos vague frontier bordering outer Mongolia Dispatches from Hsinking Man choukuo to the Rengo Japanese news agency said the cavalry de tachment was pursuing a band of Mongols fleeing across the frozen steppes in 30 below zero tempera ture The pursuing force was reported to have pressed on after capturing Kalkha Miao the big Lamaist tem ple northeast of Bor Nor Japanese general headquarters of Hsinking announced that Japanese cavalry was participating in the ex pedition Its purpose the announce ment said was to expel invading Mongols tory from Manchoukuo terri Corn Loans Will Be Continued in 1935 With Cornflog Pacts WASHINGTON Jan 31 farm administration announced def initely the corn loan program would be incorporated in the cornhog ad justment program for 1935 with the provision as during 1934 that only farmers signing contracts would be eligible for loans Amount to be loaned a bushel is to be determined later MORTGAGE BILL GETS APPROVAL OF IOWA HOUSE Becomes Law as Senate Studies Companion Relief Act DES MOINES Jan 31 bill to extend Iowas mortgage mor atorium law to March 1 1937 re ceived final legislative approval to day when it was passed by the house witbout an opposing vote The measure had been approved yesterday by the senate and now goes to the governor for signing It extends the present law against mortgage foreclosures for a two year period The second of the moratorium laws extending the redemption per iod of real estate under mortgage foreclosure was approved by the house yesterday and was under sen ate consideration this afternoon Wait for Reprinting Sponsors of the legislation sought to have it considered at the morn ing session of the senate but decid ed to wait until the bill as amended by the house could be reprinted The house in passing the fore closure continuance measure sub stituted senate file 34 for its own bill on motion of Representative Arch McFarlane Rep Waterloo The house accepted the senate adopted amendment to exempt mortgages and deeds of trust ex ecuted subsequent to Jan J1934 The original bill those mortgages executed since March 1 1934 Two Others Passed Two other legislative measures were also approved by the house to day The house joint resolution calling for payment of a fee for legislative prayers was adopted by a vote of 100 to 4 with four mem bers absent This measure in con troversy since the legislature open ed was called up by its sponsors C B Lookingbill republican of Story The house overrode a pro posed amendment by Representa tive R G Moore democrat of Har rison to cut the daily fee from 5 to S250 Introduction of the amendment brought protest and vias voted down overwhelmingly Those vot ing against the S5 legislative fee resolution were Representatives A H Baumhover of Carroll A H Bonnstetter of Kossuth Lamar Foster of Cedar and E J Ma niece of Emmet all democrats Clarifies Gambling Law The resolution now goes to the senate The other measure approved by the house this morning clarifies the law prohibiting gambling de vices by inserting into the statute a paragraph specifically banning the use of money in slot machines The measure was introduced by Representative L C Bowers publican of Union who dec court action has been unsatisfac tory under the former wording the code and in large numbers of cases slot machine seizures by peace officers have not been sus tained in the courts on grounds the law was unclear The house adjourned following its adoption of the moratorium law until 10 a m tomorrow Want Saloon Law In the house Representative Phil R Roan and John R Irwin Lee county republicans announced plans for drafting a bill to discard the state liquor and beer laws and sub stitute a single system of liquor control along the lines of the old Mulct law Their bill would provide that ci ties and towns issue permits for operation of taverns but not more than one for every 1000 population License fees would be determined locally with only one tavern or sa loon permitted in towns of less than 1000 persons re declared Mexico Prepares to Bring Higb Treason Charges Against 18 MEXICO D F Jan 31 The government prepared today to Dring formal charges of high trea son against is men arrested in con nection with an alleged plot to in stall Jose Vasconcclor as president of Mexico The prisoners now undergoing judicial examination on charges of seditious activity would face pos sible death penalties if convicted of the more serious crime Halt Move to Put Relief Burden Back on States FERA Waits Passage of Security Act to Resume Drive By THOMAS J HAMILTON Jr Cooyrlfhl by Tin Asciclalcd WASHINGTON Jan federal government an authorita tive source disclosed today has called a temporary halt in its drive to return unemployables now re maining on its relief rolls back to the care of states and localities Although FERA officials said the goal of their campaign is in sight it was indicated officially that the aged crippled and other unemploy ables still left on the rolls would be allowed to remain there until af ter President Roosevelts social se curity program is enacted Kemove Unemployublcs Last month Harry L Hopkins emergency relief administrator said he would seek to remove all 1500 000 unemployable families from the federal rolls to state and local care The first deadline mentioned was Feb later it was indicated the transfer would be a more gradual process The campaign thus has been pro gressing several weeks Now offi cials said today only 150000 fami lies in this classification are wholly dependent on the federal dole Sta tistics on now many are partly de pendent were not announced FERA officials said that after the presidents security plan is passed the old age pensions and aid to de pendent childrer provided in it will care for the majority of unemploy ables Help Provide They said also that the 000 for relief in the work and relief bill now before con gress will help provide for unem ployables until the states aided by the social security program can as sume the burden Another function of this is to help pro vide for able bodied jobless while the government is swinging through its transition from dole to work relief When the Roosevelt administra tion announced its decision about the unemployables in December there were 2 reactions One school of thought hailed it calling the states and localities the proper agencies to do the job another raised the ques tion whether they were financially able to do it at present Yields to Demands In an effort to get the work and relief bill through congress quickly the Roosevelt administration has yielded to demands from some legis lators for more information on how the money will be spent Rear Admiral Christian J Peo ples was expected to lay data be fore the senate appropriations com mittee today Peoples who is men tioned for a prominent post in the new work relief setup and Acting Budget Director Daniel Bell were closely questioned yesterday in a session of the committee which is headed by Senator Glass TO LOWER GATE AT BOULDER DAM New Lake 1 1 Times Larger Than Any Created Before by Man to Be Born BOULDER CITY Nev Jan 31 JP A new lake 11 times larger than any man has created before will be born near here tomorrow Boulder dam which will back up water for 115 miles will start stor ing at 7 a m Friday when a bulk head gate is lowered at the intake of the Arizona diversion tunnel Geologists say it took nature three million years to carve this canyon with the Colorado river In less than four and a half years the canyon has been plugged by engin eers building the worlds largest 727 feet high 1180 feet across the top and 650 feet thick at its base Damning of the mighty Colorado river was necessary to halt floods that threatened to turn back into the inland sea that it was in pre historic times the rich imperial val ley of California whose gardens yearly produce a crop of vegetables fruits and cotton Hit by Falling Tree COUNCIL BLUFFS Jan 31 T Verne Toland 37 Macedonia farmer suffered a turcd spine a felled struck him possible frac trco he had Asks Million More Testifying before the house Tvays and means committee Mrs Josephine Roche assis tant secretary of the treasury says is insufficient for public health work FIRST BIRTHDAY OF CHEAP DOLLAR Economists Still Arguing on Results of Abrogation of Gold Clause WASHINGTON Jan 31 This is the first birthday anniver sary of the devalued dollar It finds economists still arguing about the results and administration experts poringover lawbooks to plan pos sible action in case the supreme court should upset the new deals monetary structure While officials express as much confidence as ever that the admin istration will be upheld in the gold clause decision expected next Monday some of them held a long conference yesterday Gathered around a table in At torney General Cummings office were these men Herman Oliphant general counsel to Secretary Mor genthau John G Harlan and John G Laylin assistant general coun sel Angus D MacLean assistant solicitor general who took part in the argument before the supreme court and Stanley Reed general counsel of the RFC who also ap peared before the court Afterward they did not say whether they had decided on a course of action in case the high tribunal should rule the administra tionacted without authority in ab rogating the clause calling for pay ment of some of securi ties in gold or its equivalent It was just a year ago today that President Roosevelt issued a proc lamation fixing the weight of the gold dollar at 15 521 grains nine tenths fine The old weight was 25S rrains ninetenths fine 15 Miners Beaten in Clash of Rival Unions WILKESBARRB Pa Jan 31 teen miners were hammered into unconsciousness today in a clash between United Mine Workers of America and United Anthracite miners of Pennsylvania rival unions A similar outbreak occurred yesterday Peace Conference Is Set for February 2 PEIPING China Jan 31 Japanese military authorities an nounced today that a peace confer ence between representatives of the Japanese army and Gen Sung Chen Yuan Chinese military governor of Jehol province will be held Feb 2 at Tatan WITNESS TELLS JURY BRUNO NOT EITHER OF THEM Two More Back Alibi State Witness Found Bound Gagged By WILLIAM A KINNEY Copyright 11135 by The Associate Ircss FLEMINGTON N J Jan Two men with a ladder in an au tomobile appeared at Princeton N J in the afternoon of the day Ba by Charles A Lindbergh Jr was kidnaped and slain and neither was Bruno Richard Hauptmann a de fense witness testified for Haupt mann today Lou Harding a laborer of Tren ton N J said the two men asked him the way to the Lindbergh es tate Just before him on the witness stand August Van Henke testified he saw Hauptmann in the Bronx on the night of March 1 He the fourth person to support this alibi Ask for Directions Harding said It was two people came along in a car men and was asking me to direct them to Lindberghs estate tnd I told them Was either one of those two men this defendant Edward J Reilly defense chief asked No sir it was not he said Harding said it was a dark blue car with New Jersey license plates He said he saw a ladder and paste board box about three Jeet long in the rear of the car He saw thft ladder againhe said on Maroity whejj he was taken to bergh home by police Ladder Pointed Out The kidnap ladder was pointed out to him in court It was something kind of like that he said Harding testified he told his en tire story to the policeduring in vestigation of the kidnaping On cross examination he admitted he had once been convicted of as sault and battery The fourth person to testify that he saw Hauptmann in the Bronx on the night of March 1 1932 when the Lindbergh baby was stolen more than 60 miles away was August von Henke who admitted on cross examination that he ran a speak easy then and used the name of Wunstorf Admits Bootlegging He followed Louis Kiss who also admitted bootlegging and who said he saw Hauptmann in the bakery restaurant of Christian Frederick sen the night of March 1 1932 Von Henke said he saw Haupt mann at about 8 p m near a filling station in the Bronx on the night of the crime and had a conversation with him about a police dog that Hauptmann had with him He identified the defendant in the courtroom and said that he had never seen him before the meeting in th Bronx On that occasion he said Hauptmann gave him his name Kiss supported the testimony giv en before him by Elvert Carlstrom 27 year old carpenters helper and Turn In fuse 9 Column 6 How to Select Clothing This booklet is valuable alike to women and men who seek to clothe themselves in good taste and at the same time to enhance their good points and minimize the less at tractive It consists of troublesome questions that have been asked by hundreds of persons of both sexes and the carefully considered ans wers made by a sartorial expert whose business it is to study and solve problems of this kind No mat ter how sure you may be of tha soundness of your own judgment you will learn something here that will be informative and helpful In close 6 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for 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