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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                I S M E M A i 1 c r o F i MO I F i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF T1VO SiCTJONS SECTION ONE NO 101 Patronage Still Issue Row Promises to Stir Up More Fireworks 5 By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON Feb 7 The row over patron age which has been stirred up among the demo c r a t s in the house promises more fireworks than the protests which have been made periodically since the present admin istration came into power For one thing the complaints of the leaders are falling on fertile ground The elec tions of last No vember brought a host of new into the house There are all told 76 of whom are demo ts or the present at least these Sreshman representatves have tle opportunity of making them fSlvea heard About the only thing 4iey can do to make their constitu its back home remember that they in congress is to have some ice in saying who shall be ap jinted to this or that job This block of democratic fresh en in the house therefore hs ns carefully to the advice of its ders on the question of patronage id more likely than not follows cm with votes Jobs to Be Had When such men as Blanton of and other irate democrats out to them for example that We are jobs to be had at HOLC id the only reason they are being iithheld is because of the arro nce of the chairman of are fit to be tied tHOLC and PWA always sore spots with members ot gress seeking patronage Ap Jtments in theseXWCK agencies made ph a to HINT LADDER EVIDENCE FRAMED Bremer Suspect Slugs Federal Agent Escapes have i Ti iff Ambers Jobs ig This creature said Blanton on floor of the house recently of has become greater than creator It talks about being a Operation and not responsible 5fHis statement was echoed in the Pnds of many other democrats have been deprived of the priv l of dictating appointments ui district Talk Reprisals t f3ome observers on capitol hill be surprised to see an open on the part of these disgrunt W democrats in the house to force heads of such agencies to their psfhere is talk of reprisals either N holding back appropriations or inching Embarrassing investiga hs Cut their money off one demo Lfit observed and you will have frtm climbing up here on their and knees to you an attempt is made to hold up or harass these by investigations a vast ijlount of pressing relief work jitiuld be held up House democrats this and believe they can fee them to terms jA merry row is in prospect DOYLE PLUNGES OUT WINDOW OF ILLINOIS HOTEL Escapes in Stolen Car but Few Hours After His Arrest AURORA 111 Feb 7 ging a federal agent as he lifted a stein of beer Jesse Doyle was at liberty today a few hours after his arrest in the Bremer kidnaping case He escaped it was disclosed to day from the bar of the Nading hotel at Yorkville III The agent and a companion had made a forced landing in Yorkville as they were returning Doyle by airplane from Kansas City last night The identity of the prisoner was guarded by the Chicago office of the division of investigation But police of north ern Illinois were asked today to hunt for Doyle in a car bearing the same licenses as one in which Doyle after an acrobatic dive through a window made good his escape Drive to Yorkvillc Unable to locate the municipal airport at Chicag the pilot Joseph Jacohson made a forced landing on the farm of E L Matlock near Yorkville 50 miles southwest of Chicago With their prisoner handcuffed the agents drove to Yorkville in the automobile of William Ford a f armerj and entered the hotel where one of the agents placed a call for the department of justice office at Chicago While his companion was phon ing the second agent led Doyle to the hotel bar and removed the handcuffs Sins Beer Slowly The officer ordered two beers Grace Larrison a waitress who witnessed the escape said I brought the beers and watched the men closely because 1 had seen the hand cuffs removed and was interested The prisoner sipped his beer slowly and seemed to be watching his guards movement Suddenly just as the feJeral officerraised his glass the prisoner struck him on the chin and the officer fell to the floor Like a flash the prisoner turned around and leaped through the closed window into a side yard I saw him race out the gate and across the street where he jumped into an automobile and drove away while tie agent kept firing at him through the window Enlisted Reserve Force of CCC Camp Youth Feb 7 fisted reserve force of more than partly trained young recruited from CCC camps is iosed in a bill now being draft ifby Gen Douglas MacArthur uJiiy chief of staff StacArthurs bill being drawn at 4 suggestion of the house mlli hJS committee would provide for enlistment of CCCcamp ttrouates for two months inten 1 military training After the two hths they would revert to inac S status ExShipbuilder Admits Political Pressure Questioned by Senator A H Vandenberg left ot Michigan Clinton L Bardo former presi dent of the New York Shipbuilding company admitted to the senate munitions committee that presidential and gubernatorial pressure had been sought to keep down competition He said letters had been written to former Gov Harrv A Moore of New Jersey who he said communicated with President Roosevelt and Postmaster General Farley to block a loan to another firm Associated Press F R for Tax Upon Exempt Securities When Time Is Rioe WASHINGTON Feb 7 President Roosevelt has informed congressional leaders an authorita tive source said today that when the time is ripe he proposes to ask legislation permitting the United States to tax securities of types now tax exempt The change would not apply to securities now outstanding it was said nor would it be suggested un til the federal government the 48 states and the thousands of other politica subdivisions are out of the depression woods The treasurys position as ex pressed before house committees last year by Secretary Morgenthau and still apparently unchanged is that taxation of exempt securities is a good the future H Hoi lo FORECAST Rain sleet or snow obable Thursday night and lay slightly warmer Thurs y night and in central and jStern portions Friday IOTA Cloudy prob fy snow Or rairi in south and r in north Thursday night Friday slightlywarmer in Thursday night IN MASON CITY beGazette weather figures for Ijur period ending at 8 oclock 1day morning Wednesday 22 in Night 12 5 A M Thursday 19 KARPIS SOUGHT IN CALIFORNIA Outlaw Believed Hiding Out Below Snow Line in Sierra Nevada AUBURN Cal Feb 7 Rough California hinterlands be came the hunting grounds today of federal state and county officers seeking Alvin Karpis current pub lic enemy No 1 Recent finding of a cached ma chine gun and identification of a man unduly interested in movement of gold from mining operations as the outlaw led officers to believe Karpis was hiding out below the snow line in the Sierra Nevada Search was ordered concentrated around the gold operators near here BODY OF VICTIM M AUTO Youth Arrested After Nine Day trip Across U S to California SACRAMENTO Cal Feb 7 T murder suspects 2000 mile mo tor car ride with the body of his ictim was disclosed at a lonely po ice outpost on the CaliforniaNe vada border today and solved the mysterious disappearance of a Kala mazoo Mich trucking contractor and his employe Clarence Frechette 25 the driver of the machine was reported by Capt Joseph Blake of the California state highway patrol to have con fessed he shot Robert Brown 25 his employer at Howell Mich Jan 29 and carried the body in the trunk of the machine for nine days Taken Into Custody With the fleeing suspect when he was taktn into custody near Truckee Cal were three hitch hikers a man a woman and a little irl Captain Blake quoted Frechette as saying Brown was killed after the latter had told of intimate rela tions with Frechettes girl friend Browns purported admission was made nine days ago Blake quoted Frechette as saying while they were drivingfrom Kalamazoo to Pontiac Mich Crawled to Car I knocked him down the as serted confession read He crawled to the car and reached in a pocket and grabbed that gun He pointed it at me and I grabbed his hand I dont know whether it was his finger or mine but the gun fired twice I put him in the trunk and I didnt know whether he was dead or alive I knew if I was caught Id spend the rest of my life in prison Blake said Frechette a former convict once known as the flying bandit spent that night in Pon tiac and the next in Kalamazo where he went to a motion picture show Then began the strange flight On Way to China It was intended to end in China the purported confession said But it ended abruptly at midnight be cause Sheriff Charles W Struble of Kalamazoo had a hunch Brown had been killed The officers guess was based on a telegram from Nevada and signed Robert asking the contractors father Roy Brown to telegraph in care of a Sacramento hotel The sheriff telegraphed Sacramen to police The highway patrol station near Truckee through which all auto mobiles entering California on that road must pass was immedi ately notified to be on the look out for Mrs Roy Browns automo bile in which her son had disap peared Lifts Lid on Trunk While Frechette underwent the Presidents JMief Bill in Trouble Seek Reinforcements to Stop Committee From Slashing BULLETIN WASHINGTON Feb T senate appropriations committee today further amended the administration workrelief bill by requiring labor on all pub lic projects to be paid not less than the prevailing wage of private industry in the locality WASHINGTON Feb 7 of was the center of the administra tions congressional troubles This lumpsum relief fund al readily heavily pencilled by a hair split senate appropriations commit tee still lost in the woods of possible amendments ranging from an outright dole measure to more drastic limitations on Presi dent Roosevelts power in spending Administration leaders fighting to retain the presidents plan to use for tapering off direct relief and for putting 3500000 jobless on work relief summoned the senate apparently with cnly one task to in SenatorMcKellar DTenn whose vote was needed on Senator Glass DVa appropriations committee McKellar Hurries Back But McKellar hastening back from a Philippine trip with Sena tor Tydings was not yet in the city and the time of his ar rival was doubtful This left the money bills immediate future pre carious Beaten by a hair yesterday in their attempt to cut the billdown to a dole measure the insurgents of the appropriations committee were still in fighting mood today Their move yesterday had failed because the committee split evenly 10 to 10 With the situation thus deadlocked the administration lead ership counted heavily on reinforce ments to get its bill out intact House on Routine Tasks The house devoted itself to fur ther consideration of annual supply bills and its committees to vari ous routine tasks Both houses were eager to hear just what Presi dent Roosevelt would say within the next few days on NRAs future course The treasury made known that its March 1 issue of baby bonds first of their sell at a discount rate which over a 10 year period will return the buyer from 25 to 29 per cent interest Among other capital activities AntiTrust Proceedings Two antitrust proceedings in volving 16 Cleveland steel corpora tions with assets aggregating itbout were brought by the justice department A resolution authorizing an in UNA TEACHERS COLLEGE VOTED EXTRA Pay routine border inspection Highway vcstigation of the American Tele L EDUN IN GHICMiQ CLAIM Ready to Appear in Straul Murder Probe Clinton on Lookout CHICAGO Feb 7 Chi cago Daily Times said today that Mrs Ellen Edlin sought by the po lice of two states for questioning in the murder of Louis K Straub is in Chicago and that she would sur render voluntarily today at the criminal courts building Mrs Edlin the Times quoted her as saying averred she had no in tention of hiding I was tired and wrought up over the strain of the case she is reported to have said and I came to a friends house to rest I have nothing to fear in con nection with Straubs death and will gladly answer all questions She has been sought in connec tion with the murder of Straub who was killed early Sunday morn ing in the exclusive Saddle and Cycle club ever since Straubs wife described her as the dominant in fluence in my life The story told by a taxi driver who said that he had driven a wo man who resembled Mrs Edlin to the club about the time of the murder Sundav morning cause lo cal police to issue an order for Mrs Edlins arrest Straubs widow has been held in custody since Sunday and has de nied all knowledge of the murder No Trace of Woman CLINTON Feb 7 search for Mrs Ellen Edlin here failed to day to disclose the whereabouts of the comely Chicago woman sought by Chicago authorities as a key witness in the mystery slaying of Louis K Straub night clerk at the exclusive north side Saddle and Cy cle club Advised by Chicago officials Mrs Edlin might drive to Clinton to the home of her sister Miss Amelia Zastrow local officers kept a sharp lookout but reported no trace of the woman Miss Zastrow denied her sister had been in Clinton to her knowl edge that she had any intention of coming She said she hadnt seen her since Mrs Edlin visited here during the Thanksgiving holi day enate Also Agrees to Ministers for Their Prayers DES MOINES Feb 7 scattered opposition the state sen ate today agreed to allow Iowa State teachers college at Cedar Kails to make up a deficit the institutions current ex penses Previously approved by the liouse the bill to make the appro priation passed the senate by vote of 43 to 6 despite the opposi tion led by Senator L T Shangle D of Oskaloosa who contended that the institution was wasting money Approval also was given by the senate to provisions for paying ministers a day for delivering the daily morning prayer in the two houses of the assembly The louse approved resolution was adopted by a vote of 37 to 6 after en hour debate featured by quota tions from the scriptures Suggests Silent Prayer An amendment to the resolution was filed and supported by thi floor discussion by Senator Shangl who proposed that instead of prayer by ministers the legislator join in silent prayer each morning Consideration of the resolutio for an investigation of the sale o state sinking fund warrants deferred when Senator George Pa terson R of Burt moved it b printed in the journal as adopted b the house so that members migh study it in its present form The resolution for an investiga tion of the state liquor laws oper ation and administration remaine in the senate appropriations com mittee which was to meet durin the afternoon and seek to agree o a report Turn o Iagc 9 Column 1 Turn o Tailf 9 Coliirr AngloFrench Pacts Seen as Recognition of German Air Power BERLIN Feb 7 of ficials believe an implied recognition of Germanys growing air power by her former World war enemies is contained in the AngloFrench agreements Wilhelmstrasse spokesmen refer red with unfeigned pride today to the fact that the proposed air con vention calls for immediate mutual assistance on the part of the signa tories In this one official pointed out lies an implicit recognition of Germans secret acquisition of a militarv air fleet Finds Passes Emergency Bill The house approved the third o three emergency measures sponsor td by the joint committee on emer gency legislation By a vote of 102 to 0 the lower branch approved the extension of personal property exemption in mortgage foreclosure actions to March 1 1937 and specified that worth of household goods might be included in the additional 5500 exemption allowed in the oil The action followed similar ap proval of the two moratorium mea sures extending to the same date mortgage foreclosure proceedings and the period of redemption in foreclosure suits in which a decree has already been entered Flynn Measure Adopted The proposal of Representative Joe Flynn D of Winneshiek to provide that any motor vehicle or iginally registered as a passenger car and thereafter converted into a truck of less than 1000 pounds capacity should be continued to be registered as a passenger automo bile was approved by a vote of 99 to 0 The members deferred action on a bill by Representative M E Benz R of Chickasaw to license small trailers after objections had been made to the form of the bill The vote was 83 to 18 By a vote of 46 to 1 the senate passed the Corwin bill to legalize the transfer by the city of Musca Tuni Iasc 9 Column 2t FEDERAL AGENT SHOT BY SHERIFF POST Tex Feb 7 Stafford a federal narcotics agent of Fort Worth was shot and killed here today by Sheriff W F Cato of Frank Greges dollaraday New York sandwich man who found 542000 in negotiable securities in a muduy gutter was undisturbed over 4t report he might go unrewarded lor returning his find to police The bonds had been lost by a brok erage house messenger Whats the difference They didnt belong to me he said Associated Press Garza county IOWA ROBBERY SUSPECTS HELD Pair Captured in Missouri Believed Those Who Held Up Hamburg Bank SIDNEY Feb 7 Officers today held for further investiga tion two men suspected of being the bandits who looted the Ham burg Iowa State bank of more than S1500 yesterday after one was identified by three witnesses BOY WITH PLANE DEMONSTRATES NICKS IN BOARD Expert Says Nail Holes Were Not There When He Saw Ladder By WILLIAM A KINNKY Cnpyrlclil 103R The AsMicMcil FLEMINGTON N J Feb The defense of Bruno Richard Hauptmann brought a boy with a plane into court today in an effort o refute the ladder evidence by vhich the state seeks to connect Hauptmann with the kidnaping and murder of baby Charles A Lind icrgh Jr The youth used a plane with pencils in a demonstration to show that nicks in a plane blade vould change their relationships according to the angle the plane was held in use A similar demon stration designed to show that the marks of Hauptmanns plane were on the kidnap ladder was given for the state by a government wood expert Says Nails Not There The defense demonstration fol owed its pursuit of a hint that part of the ladder evidence was framed with Dr E M Hudson amateur fingerprint expert of New York testifying that three import ant incriminating nail holes in the ladder were not in existence when tie examined it The defense also sought to recall Hildegrade Olga Alexander the Bronx dress model who testified for the state that she saw Haupt mann shadowing Dr John F Jaf sie Condon in the Bronx during the period of the Lindbergh ransom negotiations Dr Condon was the intermediary for Colonel Charles A Lindbergh She was not in court The state has been ordered to call her back and the attorney general promised to discuss the matterwith the de fense later Uhllg Hostile Witness Henry Uhlig close friend of the late Isador Fisch gave the defense little help in its effort to show that Fisch not Hauptmann got the ransom money The de fense contended he was a hostile witness Another alibi witness also testified for Hauptmann Walter Manley a Bronx painter said Hauptmann was in a bakery in the Bronx on the evening of March 1 who cowed bank em and escaped with the as the masked man eight customers and ployes money The man was identified by wit nesses who carne here from Ham burg He gave his name as Theo he lived at asserted he St Joseph dore Payne and said Denver but officers was Ted Hodgins of Mo believed to be a former Leav enworth penitentiary convict The other man was as Wayne Jennings of identified Riverton Iowa The pair were apprehended without offering resistance late yesterday on a used road by a posse of deputized Watson Mo citizens who swooped down on them as they sat on the running board of a stolen car dividing 391 between them The men insisted the money was savings and profits from horse trading They said the car which was stolen in Hamburg for the getaway was given to them by a stranger Sheriff Redenbaugh of Sidney said he found a bill concealed in Paynes or Hodgins cap Three Bandits Bob House OTTUMWA Feb 7 powering Albert ilann retired rail road employe and his sister Miss Dora Mann them of S30 house three bandits robbed and ransacked the Release All but 56 of 1261 Reds Arrested 1932 when the Lindbergh baby was stolen more than 60 miles away at Hopewell N J The defenses plane demonstra tion was given by Stanley Seal e young pattern maker Clings to Testimony Dr Hudson clung to his testi mony that the famed rail parfof the kidnap ladder which the states charges came from Haupt manns attic and fitted only one square nail hole when he saw it on March 13 1932 13 days after Baby Charles A Lindbergh Jr was kidnaped and slain The rail in evidence has four nail holes which state experts and police said jibed with nail holes in the joists of Hauptmanns attic Out of court after Hudsons tes timony counsel for the state said that photographs of the nail holes FAMILIAR SAYINGS Familiar sayings words and ex pressions of interest to all readers are found in this booklet which has just come from the press It is mighty 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 7 With the bloody Tuesday PARIS Feb anniversary of safely past the police today re leased all but 56 of the 1261 com munists they arrested yesterday Of the 56 still held 33 are for eigners They will be expelled from France the rest will be prosecuted on a charge of carrying forbidden weapons Citizens who were burying their own ore dead or bandaging their wounds this time last year pared to forget the sad day for an other 12 months The communists only group which attempted to revive the tragic incidents of a year ago yes terday found hundreds of their comrade locket in colls awaiting the decision of authnritie on whether to undertake prosecutions i The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the new booklet on Familiar Sayings Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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