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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                I 1 COM f HIS f a3 P T ttf 1 OW A F 3 M01NES ti NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Hi OL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 100 Opens Up on I HueyLong Up Robinsons Remarks Q Pointed in World I Court Debate By HERBERT PLUMMEH ASHINGTON Feb 6 hectic closing hours of debate in the senate over whether the United States should enter the world court were not without do mestic political significance Politicians in the capital were struck by the manner in which Joe Robinson of Arkansas demo cratic leader to whom the admin istration turned to obtain senate ratification o f he court opened up on Huey ong S It seemed at times that Robinson temporarily shelved the court to strike out at the Louisiana king iJ Long publicity has threatened to Invade Arkansas in 1936 in an at tempt to defeat Robinson for re Jlection to the senate 1 Six times in two days the demo leader unleashed his full com jnand of sarcasm against Long jlAnd six times the kingfish ig Ihored the verbal attacks f Laughter in Senate a With brevity and directness Rob insons observation What does the Senator from Louisiana know about ne true spirit of religion rang jut The congressional record notes here was laughter in the senate observation was made just af uer Long concluded a speech call sing on the senates religious con aections to defeat the court 3 At another point Robinson dis issing Father Coughlin who only short while before had announced iiiblicly hia opposition to senate ttfc world court pro icols quoted thepriest as saying 16 chief support of the world court es from plutocrats and interna bankers 1 That observed the democratic sounds like the senator rom Louisiana talking The truth is Robinson contin 1 in the same vein when he de that statement he seemed to o it so much I was reminded of jibe methods of statement and dec larations commonly employed by file senator from Louisiana Consider Longs Troubles Referring at another point to the sn Commandments Robinson sar noted that the senator Louisiana observed them Still at another point Robinsons tasperation plainly was revealed he said all Longs talk of war JJias nothing in Gods world to do ith the world court and suggest il the senate might enjoy tempor if not permanent peace if it mid persuade the world court to Longs various troubles in luisiana j Its not like the kingfish to fass up such obvious invitations for scrap As a rule he is the quick igst man in the senate to accept 5iich challenges He permitted all iaese remarks and he heard them 11 to go unanswsered however rod when he returned to the court ebate it always was along other nes of thought jjt j But the kingfish boasts he iver forgets As a matter of fact has announced privately that U Worm warnings already are post for Robinson and a squall may expected at any time freighter Believed Sunk With Crew of 26 JJTOKIO Feb 6 Jap jiese freighter Fuji Maru was be apved to have sunk with its crew 26 today in a fierce snowstorm jMJjif Sbizuoka 5 ft 3 S g Weather f FORECAST ajj IOWA Cloudy Wednesday Jjiight and Thursday Probable jgiiccasional light snow except cijtnow or rain in extreme west Slowly rising tempera lure MINNESOTA Cloudy isday night and Thursday Tobably occasional light snow iJflowly rising temperature Wed 3ay night and in east kpor Thursday IN MASON CITY lobeGazette weather figures for period ending at 8 oclock morning Jaximum Tuesday 27 jiinlmum in Night 10 M 8 A M Wednesday IS BANDIT HOLDS UP HAMBURG BANK Saw No Attic Boards Missing in August 1934 PLUMBER TAKES WITNESS STAND FOR HAUPTMANN Confirms Brunos Story of Leak in Closet at Bronx Home By WILLIAM A KINNEY Copyright by The Associated Frew FLEMINGTON N J Feb Bronx plumber testified today that an attic floor board which the state charged was used in the Lindbergh kidnap ladder was not noted by him to be missing when he investi gated a leak in August 1934 Gustave Miller the plumber said he examined the attic at that time for six or seven minutes and could remember no boards missing The state had produced testi mony that after Hauptmanns ar rest police found a board missing from the attic and that an upright from the kidnap ladder fitted into the vacant space jibing with it even to the nail holes and the slant of the nails Supported by Expert This evidence was further sup ported by a wood expert who said the grain of the ladder upright matched that of a section from which the missing floorboard had been sawed Baby Charles A Lindbergh Jr was kidnaped and slain on March 1 1932 The states contention is that the floorboacj was torn up before thattime for use in the ladder which was left near the scene of the crime Did you look at the boards Ed ward J Reilly defense chief asked Miller I looked at them certainly when I walked along he replied Your best recollection is that you didnt notice any board in Au gust 1934 that was missing No sir Found Leak in Closet Miller also supported Haupt rnanns story of a leak in the closet where Hauptmanri said he stored a shoebox given to him by Isador Fisch Hauptmann had testified the shoe box became rainsoaked that he ac cldentaly struck it with a broom damaging it so that he discovered it contained money This in Lindbergh ransom was found in Hauptmanns garage after his arrest He did not count the money at once he said and he explained this was because it was wet and had to be dried Rain Down Vent Pipe Miller testified rain ran down a vent pipe from the roof of the house The defense fight to save Haupt mann from the electric chair for the kidnaping and murder failed to get into the record testimony from an other witness that would have shown Hauptmanns attorneys said that Fisch displayed gold notes in May 1933 Justice Thomas W Trenchard ruled the defense would first have Turn to Pflfte 3 Column B Girl Kidnaped Father Sought After 9 year old June Haas left had been seized on a St Paul street anddriven away in a car authorities pushed a searchfor Charles P Whitson the girls 53 year old father and divorced husband of the girls foster mother Whitson was described as a former convict Associated Press Wegman Gives History of Warrants Sale by State Explains Methods FRANK AND THREE OF AIDES RESIGN Seth Thomas Replaces AAA Counsel in Victory of Conservatives PICTURE ON PAGE 3 Washington Feb 6 Frank AAA general counsel anc three of his aides all known as left wingers resigned today as a result of a general reorganizatisn of the farm administration intended to remove internal strife The shakeup was ordered yester day by Chester C Davis AAA ad ministrator with the approval of Secretary Wallace and opened the way for the resignation of Davis himself probably after congress ad journs President Roosevelt said at his press conference today he knew nothing of the reorganization move and described it as a purely inter nal affair Seth Thomas Fort Dodge Iowa conservative department of agricul ture solicitor replaced Frank this morning as head of both regular aid AAA legal activities at a meeting of staff advisers called by Davis Frank is a former Chicago attorney and a friend of Prof Felix Frank furter of Chicagc Finance Describes Deal With Beh By ROY P PORTER DES MOINES Feb 6 technical history of anticipatory warrants on the state sinking fund is to be described tomorrow by State Treasurer Leo J Wegman in a signed article in The Northwest ern Banker In his exposition the state treas urer explains in detail the method of financing the benefits to be de rived from such issues of warrants and relates the history of the most recent issue of to the Carleton D Bah company of Dea Moines The first issue of sinking fund warrants was authorized on May 2 192 and since then a total of 030000 has been issued in addition to in refunding warrants the state treasurer says Cites Various Issues Wegman cites various issues ex plaining their maturities and notes tie warrants were not only sold privately but in many instances the records will show that banks with whom the office of the treasurer of state conducted its business were almost forced to take these war rants from the treasurer Of another series Wegman says It is interesting to note that of the million dollars of warrants offered on Oct 1 1932 of them matured in the bands of the treas urer uncalled for and unsold This was the main reason why our office was able to pay the balance of this issue and interest at its maturity without default The approval of the executive council for the most recent issue sold to the Beh company a subject of controversy which threatened to split the council at one time is de scribed bv the treasurer All but Not Part After relating the receipt by him of an application from the Beh company for all but not any part of the issue Wegman says the warrants were sold to Beh in strict conformity with the statute and ic form identical to applications made on previous issues by prospective purchasers This application was nade with full knowledge consent and approval of the executive coun cil as a whole in harmony with the law that governs this matter and n keeping wilh past precedents ong established The financing method of anticip atory warrants is cited by the ireasurer as beneficial to county town and school districts for pay ment of expense after public funds I Turn 10 IRKf 3 Column 1 RIOTERS SHOUT LONG LIVE KING French Premier and Paris Police Prefect Hissed at Cathedral Copyright 1835 by The Associated Im PARIS Feb shouting Long Live the King swirled be neath the newly lighted lamps of the Place de la Concorde tonight following clashes with the thou sands of police and guards who surrounded the scene of ihe riots of exactly one year ago The violence followed on a relig ious observance of the first an niversary of Bloody Tuesday as shouting youths clashed with police within sight of Notre Dame ca thedral Thousands of young men most of them in uniform chanted the Mar seillaise and shouted France for the French They withstood a po lice charge in the Place St Michel but police clubbed them so thor oughly that they kept moving Use Loaded Canes The clash in which many of the young men struck down their op ponents with loaded canes occurred just after an unpleasant incident at Notre Dame cathedral where Prem ier Pierre Etienne Flandin and Prefect of Police Langeron were hissed and jeered as they entered and left the religious service in memory of the 19 persons who died a year ago today in riots through out the city Inside the great church Flandin bowed his head and listened to the memorial mass celebrated by Card inal Verdier In the choir stood a flag draped casket symbolizing all the riot dead ana to them the card inal granted absolution Flickering Light Cast The flickering light cast by the candles and by giant censers mounted on plasters at the four corners of the coffin was reflected on the high pillars of the cathedral Smoke and flames poured forth from the censers but gradually died down as the mass proceeded At the close of the solemn rites a group of 30 or 40 persons shout ed there goes the assassin as he prefect of police walked down the aisle with Premier Flandin and approached the churchs massive doors They continued to shout epithets some of which were cou pled with Flandins name but were drowned by the noise of the excited crowd leaving the church i ASSEMBLY PUTS FINAL OKAY ON MORTGAGE BILL House Starts Soldiers Home Probe Senate Gets Liquor Bill DBS MOINES Feb 6 two year continuation of the additional exemption from general execution allowed debtors by the last general assembly was approved today by the Iowa assembly A vote of 44 to 0 passed the bill in the senate sponsored by the emergency legislation committee to continue the exemption allowance to March 1 1937 The senate adopt ed several corrective and clarifying amendments before sending the bill to the house for further considera tion The house continued its quickened pace approved finally the moratori um measure with the senate amendments 107 to 0 and decided to resolve itself into a committee of the whole for a public hearing on the investigation of the Iowa Soldiers Home at Marshalltown Plan Public Hearing The session of the house on the Marshalltown investigation altered the house resolutions which previ ously set up a committee to look into the proposed inquiry Under the provision of the approved mea sure as amended the house was to hold a public hearing and summon before itSenator Chris Reese dem ocrat of Marshalltown to present evidence for the investigation of al leged political activity by execu tives of the home The vote on the resolution was 89 to 13 After considerable humorous de bate the members approved a res olution to purchase jackets for pages at a cost of and then de bated the measure offered by Rep resentative Dewey E Goode repub lican of Davis to reduce hunting and fishing license fees to 51 an nually Liquor Bill Proposed The license proposal was opposed by members of the fish and game commission who urged that the bill be sent back for committee action The motion to refer went down un der a 30 to 70 vote and the bill was passed by a vote of 90 to 11 The senate also received a liquor sale by the drink bill and sent to the appropriations committee for further consideration the resolu tion to provide for an investigation of the operation of the state liquor control law and its administration by the state liquor commission The emergency legislaion com mittee also introduced a bill for an other moratorium on real estate bought on the in stallment plan when the vendor re tains title This class of property it was pointed out in a preamble is not cohered in the present emer gency relief laws Applies to Contracts Under the hills provisions it will apply to contracts executed prior to Jan 1 1934 and will seek to keep the purchaser in possession of the property with his rights and equity in the property protected until March 1 1937 By adopting a committee report recommending indefinite postpone ment the senate killed a bill by Senator Paul Schmidt D of Iowa City which would have placed notaries public on a state rather than a county basis broadening Jieir authority to that extent The bill to continue the additional exemption allowance continues for two years the present law provid ng that a debtor who is head of a amily may in addition to the statu tory exemptions set aside as ex empt from general execution in property and may include as part of this in household goods of lis own selection regardless of whether or not the property is pledged for debt Sponsors Amendment Senator John Calhoun R of Keosuuqua sponsored successfhlly an amendment seeking to make it clear that the exemption al lowance merely was a continuation of the allowance of the present law Afraid to Die Labor Chief Gets Reply From F R Bill Is Introduced to Eliminate Utility Holding Finns RAYMOND HAMILTON DALLAS Feb 6 mond Hamilton fugitive bank robber and gunman today of fered to surrender to federal authorities and accept a long term in Alcatraz island prison provided they would save him from death in the electric chair for murder The offer was made through his brother Floyd arrested yesterday In Shreve port La U SDistrict Attorney Clyde Bastus promptly declined the offer and not an additional exemption of that amount Appropriations committee con sideration of the liquor commis sion investigation resolution was made necessary by the recommend ed addition of an amendment to al ow the investigating body S5000 for its expenses in conducting the inquiry The senate judiciary committee reported back as recommended for Turn lo PaKP 3 Column 3 Packers Ready to Follow Plan Urged in Report Decker Says Association to Use Recommendations on Direct Buying WASHINGTON Feb packers who purchase all or a por tion of their livestock from live stock producers who sell direct to day announced that they were pre pared to put into immediate effect the recommendations made by the federal government in its recent report on the direct marketing of livestock Announcement of this was made by Jay Decker president of the Jacob E Decker and sons packing house at Mason City Mr Decker speaking for the Association to Maintain Freedom in Livestock Marketing said that the member ship represented SO per cent of all livestock purchased direct and slaughtered under federal inspec tion Federal Recommendations The federal recommendations re ferred to follow 1 Abolition of the socalled board price now used by some in terior packers Discontinuance of the filling of hogs by feeding just prior to sale 3 The elimination of practice of docking piggy sows and stags 4 More frequent inspection of scale facilities and weighing at in terior marketing points by qualified authorities 5 Adoption of uniform grade standards 6 Extension of the federal market news service The survey which was conduct ed by the secretary of agriculture at the request of agencies not con nected with the packing industry was thorough and scientific said Mr Decker Charges Not Founded It showed that the charges against direct marketing are en tirely unfounded and that the di rect sale of livestock has benefited producers It did however reveal some ways in which livestock mar keting methods could be improved These recommendations have been carefully considered by the members of our association repre senting 80 per cent of all direct purchased livestock slaughtered un der federal inspection We are fully in accord with the suggestions made by the bureau of agricultural economics in its report and are taking steps to put them into effect at a very early date We have been informed that other packers and central market agencies are also iving careful thought to the fed eral recommendations and arc hopeful that wide concurrence can be obtained WASHINGTON Feb 6 The administrations and more jarticularly NRAS differences vith the American Federation of abor resounded again in the capi tal today with the white house again taking the lead in answer ing A F of L demands President Roosevelt made public i letter to William Green head of the federation completely indorsing Clay Williams NRA chairman whose resignation the labor group demanded Simultaneously the white house summoned congress sional leaders to formulate legisla tion for the new NRA At the capital another plan wide y discussed in administration quar ters moved forward Representa tive Rayburn D Texas introduc ed a bill designed to eliminate pub lic utility holding companies War on Bootleggers President Roosevelt took the oc casion of a heavily attended press conference to say that the govern ment had gained the upper hand in the war on bootleggers Also he termed the proposed cotton barter deal with Germany dead and post poned any discussion of possible closing of the nations stock ex changes on the day of the supreme courts decision until after that rul ing is known The chief executive said the new banking bill presented to congress by the treasury was intended to outline the general objectives the administration There was no white house com ment on the 54880000000 work relief bill which confronted a bar rage of power restricting amend ments in the senate appropriations committee Further capital activities PWA Project Identified The Texas PWA project which is being investigated by a special District of Columbia grand jury was identified by United States Attorney Leslie C Garnett as one located in Willacy county north of Brownsville Heads of the reorganized farm administration went into conference without the group of left wing in dividuals who have exercised a strong liberal influence on poli cies during the past two years Testimony given the senate mu nitions committee said that Charles Denby brother of President Hard ngs secretary of the navy was employed in 1922 and 1923 as a representative of the New York shipbuilding company in the orient To Remove War Profits The McSwain bill to remove profits from war was approved by a unanimous vote of the house military committee A taxpayers rebellion if the administration social security bill s enacted in its present form was forecast before the house ways and means committee by Senator Hast ings R Del The senate adopted and sent to he house the conference report on he 560000000 crop production oan bill MAKESGETAWAY IN AUTO STOLEN BYCONFEDERATE Cows 3 Employes and 2 Customers With Gun and Gets HAMBURG Feb 6 Iowa State bank was robbed here today of by an armed bandit who cowed three employes and two cus tomers and escaped in a car stolen by a confederate and driven north out of town by the pair on U S highway 275 Bruce Fender local businessman chased the robbers car but Fender was unarmed The escaping pair outdistanced him near the junction of the highway with a road leading to Nebraska City Nebr Enters Wearing Mask The bandit entered the bank wearing a mask and covered Tom Dougan president F J Liess cash j ier Clyde Fisher and Rex Cannon clerks and Mrs Lena Rees and William Smith customers with his He forcer Cannon standing in a tellers cage to put counter receipts nto a sack and then ordered other members of the bank staff to bring out money kept in the vault When Dougan protested that the vault was under a time lock that would not open until 4 p m the robber ook the sack of money and backed out the door Runs to Stolen Car As he departed he bumped into two more customers forced them to precede him into the street and then ran for a block to the stolen car in which his companion was waiting The car had been taken a few minutes earlier from a nearby alley where it had been parked by its owner C C Long owner of a clean ingestablishment Calls asking officials to guard the Nebraska City bridge and surround ing highways were sent out by bank employes but no trace of the car a large black sedan with a box at tached to the rear had been re ported shortly before noon DECIDE TO CALL OFF RATH STRIKE Jacking Plant Workers at Waterloo Vote to Seek ReEmployment WATERLOO Feb 6 iers of local No 15 Independent Union of All Workers who had ieen on strike against the Rath acking company since Monday morning voted this morning to dis ontinue the strike and to seek re mployment with the company R A Rath vice president of he company said that the strikers vill be put to work when we can ind room for them The company said Monday that not more than 15 per cent of its emploves were out and yesterday that it had all the help needed Four men arrested during the strike were being held in jail to day one charged with assault one with committing an injury to a vehicle one with driving a cir vithout license plates and the other on an open charge Byrd and Party Head Home to U S After Stay in Antarctic S S JACOB RUPPERT AT EA Via Mackay Radio Feb 6 Byrd Antarctic expedition ts men and supplies aboard the S S Jacob Ruppert and the Bear of Oakland left Little America Antarctica today headed home to the United States 16 Year Old Hubby Fined for Beating Wife 14 Years Old COLUMBUS Ind Feb 6 iarry Dooley is 16 His wife Max ne is 14 Harry was fined in the circuit ourt yesterday The charge wife beating FAMILIAR SAYINGS Familiar sayings words and ex iressions of interest to all readers re found in this booklet which has ust come from the press It in nighty good entertainment merely to sit down and read it from cover to cover but it has a decidedly practical value as a reference work for students writers and clubwo men It has been exhaustively in dexed so you can put your finger on just what you want without a moments delay and it is much handier to handle than a dictionary or book of quotations not to men tion the difference in price Ten cents sent postpaid to any address Use this coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette 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