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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME IP R 13 ME M 5 T OF i v r THI NIWSPAHR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI ASSOCIATED LEASED W1RJC SBttVlOB MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 4 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION SECTION ONE NO 122 Leaders in Tight Spots Sumners Is One of Many Who Has His Own Worries SAYS HERRINC GAVE UP BUILDING Bv HERBERT PLUMMEE WASHINGTON March 4 There are any number of sena tors representa tives and admin istration leaders whose lot no one envies at the moment But forgetting Robinson of Ar gansas d e m o cratic leader of the senate Byrns of South Caro lina chief engi neer of the ad m i n i strations workrelief bill in the senate and others Consider the case of Sumners of Texas chair man of the judiciary committee of the house For a time last summer the gen ial frank Texan enjoyed the dis tinction of being described as a one man constitutional convention The United States had granted in dependence to the Philippine Islands and Sumners recognized as a fore most authority on constitutional law in congress had been requested to draft their constitution He did Worked in Cubby Hole For days in the quiet of his cub by hole of an office in the capitol removed from the austerity of the suite allotted his committee Sum ners worked He thought for a while he would take the finished product to the is lands in person that probably his counsel would be of help when Fili pinos got down actually to writing their own constitution Dissension in the islands almost amounting to resentment that Fili pinos themselves couldnt be trust ed to write their own constitution Greece Combats Revolution Like Nation at War SENDS SOLDIERS caused Sumners plans quickly Instead OfgpSr to his change to Manila lie PLMSSHIPSTO 2BATTLEFRONTS Government Claims Its Troops in Macedonia Are Victorious Copyright 1935 by The ITMB BULLETIN ATHENS March 4 It was reported and officially de nied that former Premier Eleu therios Venizelos alleged lead er of the Greek rebellion had proclaimed a separate govern ment In Crete ATHENS March 4 Greek government troops led personally by Gen George Kondylis minister of war smashed in force today against the rebels in Macedonia and the government announced at nightfall that the rebels had been hemmed in Harassed on two fronts like a nation at war government had dis patched infantry artillery war ships and airplanes into Macedonia Crete and the Aegean sea against rebels who had thus far swept all before them Twentytwo bombing planes flown by loyal pilots took off from Athens to bomb warships which put to sea under the command of rebel Goes to Operating Table With a Song on Her Lips jirnmedl his seat in congress was being contested and his presence was needed there to insure reelec tion His Political Philosophy The legislature of the islands hab adopted a constitution Under the law granting vndependence the president of the United States must accept or reject the Filipino constitution Just how much of Sumners po litical philosophy is contained in the document now resting on the desk of Mr Roosevelt is not known Only Sumners himself knows and he refuses to discuss the question This much is known however Theres dynamite in the said docu ment which conceivably can do all sorts of damage if detonated Fili pinos themselves admit this 10WA MERCURIES MOUNT RAPIDLY Whole State Warmer While Fog Blankets Northern Section Fog blanketed North Iowa Mon day while the mercury shot up in Iowa thermometers as the state felt the effects of an atmospheric dis turbance to the west Unseasonably high temperatures marked the weather observations but forecasters predicted snow flur ries and near zero records within the next 24 hours The highest predicted mark will come in the southeastern part of the state Monday night the weather bu reau said when the reading is ex pected to approximate 40 degrees Loyal government troops in east ern Macedonia marched on Drama the village of ancient Saloniki near the plain of Philippi It is one of the oldest battlefields in the world It was there that Brutus and Cas sius were defeated in 42 B C Across the Yugoslav border heavy fighting was reported heard the Yugoslavs saying that both the Greek government forces and the rebels were using artillery and that the engagement had taken on the characteristics of a major Government air pilots reported that they had wrecked the home of the leader of the rebellion former Premier Eleutherios Venizelos They flew over his estate at Canea Crete and dropped a series of bombs Rebel Leader Missing Another alleged rebel leader Gen Nicholas Plastiras who ran a Inverted Stomach Put Back Into Normal Position By HOWARD W BLAKESLEE Copyright J93S FALL RIVER Mass March 4 W year old Alyce Jane Mc Henrys inverted stomach and other misplaced orgahs were put in their normal position in an operation of more than two hours duration at Truesdale hospital today The little girl who went to the operating room with a song on her lips recovered consciousness about an hour after the operation and asked for a drink of water She was apparently in good condition but surgeons said the outcome could be determined only by the reaction in the next several days The whole replacement at once was a surprise Dr Philemon E Truesdale said that when the sltua1 tion became apparent in all details on the operating table it was so grave that the entire proceeding had to be gone through at once Alyce Good Patient He had anticipated that the pro cess might be slow time and gravi tation letting the misplaced organs slide down gradually to the ab domen Alyce was a good patient he said that is she appeared to stand the operation well Her stomach upside down tucked up under her shoulder was only part of the misplaced abdominal or gans It wasin her left chest cavity along with all but the feet of her intesttaeo ilSTlief spleen Her liver was not misplaced Mother and Aunt Alyce sang The Man on the Fly ing Trapeze as she wentinto the operating room with her mother Mrs Louella McHenry of Omaha Nebr and her aunt Mrs Loren Nelson of Omaha Dr Truesdale head of the hos pital which bears his name had the assistance of three other surgeons She smiled at them all when they greeted her prior to the operation She had slept so soundly that nurses had to awaken her for the atten tions of the surgeons Dr Truesdale was assisted by Dr C H Hawes Dr W D Atwood and Dr Albert Miller Serve Without Charge All gave their services without charge There were no fees for any of the hospital staff Orders were given to spare no effort or expense Traveling expenses for Alyee ALYCE JANE McHENBY Average lowan ays Taxes uring February oil of Sales Levy Less Than Half as Heavy as That for January IKEK DETAX J ales 10S Gasoline 212 tate Net income 298 Personal property ity poU Cijraret 42 Id age pension bounty head 4iito license fee Telephone Jther taxes J2 681 DES MOINES March 4 IDPA Average lowan had to each into his pocket for to ay his direct tax bill for the month The Weather Greek revolution in 1922 was re ported missing from his hotel in Cannes and it was rumored he might have sailed for Gen George Kondylis minister of war took personal command of the government campaign in an effort to force a sudden end to the hos tilities which broke out Saturday The military restrictions in Ath ens were tightened All radio sta tions were ordered to stay silent Private automobiles were forbidden to circulate Open Court Martial The government announced it would open court martial tomorrow and that rebels would be tried sole ly by army officers The Bourse was closed and busi ness practically came to a stand still A number of prominent people visited President Zaimis this morn ing and asked him to intervene to prevent further loss of lives and property damage The government however de clared that it could not permit any interference with its activities from Omaha to Fall River were met by an Omaha businessman Her case attracted national at tention and the operation was wit nessed by a number of surgeons from other cities ASSEMBLY GOES BACK TO WORK Nonpartisan Judiciary Bill Filed as 10 Day Recess Comes to End DES MOINES March 4 FORECAST IOWA Cloudy probably rain Monday night changing to snow flurries in northeast portion Tuesday Much colder and strong shifting winds becoming northwest MINNESOTA Probably rain Monday night changing to snow Tuesday much colder with moderate cold wave Tues day strong shifting winds be coming northwest IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday S3 degrees Minimum in Night 32 degrees At 8 A M 40 degrees Rainfall 4 inches Figures for 4 hour period ending 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 40 Minimum in Night 23 At 8 A M 28 Sleet and fog accompanied the rain Sunday night HOLMES WEAKER SAID PHYSICIANS Condition of Aged Former Justice Not Quite So Favorable WASHINGTON March 4 Oliver Wendell Holmes was pro nounced a little weaker and his con dition not quite so favorable by his physicians after the noon visit today Dr Thomas Claytor after his first visit this morning to the aged jur ists bedside had told Mark Howe a former secretary to the justice that he found his condition un changed Of course the fact that he isnt petting any better is disturbing to the doctors said Howe nonpartisan judiciary bill subjec of discussion at past sessions wa among the proposed legislation m troduced as the Iowa general as sernbly resumed worktoday after r 10 day recess Sponsored in the senate by i oroup of Senator L G Chrystal D of Coon Rapids the bill would plac nomination of candidates for dis trict judgeships and places on th state supreme court bench in th hands of county and state convcn tions It also would include provision for nomination by petition th nominations for supreme court t be made by petitions signed by no less than 10 per cent of the quali fied voters and that for distric judge by 15 per cent of the voter in a district Important Legislation Another important piece of sug gested legislation which had ap proval of administration quarter was a bill to place greater respons bility on the counties in the collec tion of the old age pension fun head taxes Slated to go to the ways an means committee for early con sideration the bill would requir counties to make up from the general fund the delinquencies i such tax payments and then them to levy an additional propert tax to make up this difference Deficiency Judgment Bill In the house Representative C E Lookingbill R of Story county ha Turn to e 3 column 4 FARLEY ON WAY OUT SAYS LONG STORY IS DENIED More Trouble for Relief Bill Patman Seeks Bonus Action WASHINGTON March 4 statement by Senator Long D La that he had information from close to the throne that Post master General Farleys resignation had been arranged and Governor General Frank Murphy of the Philippines would succeed him was heatedly denied in the senate today by democratic Long made the statement in re suming his attack on Farley as the senate waited for the vice president to hand down a report from Secre tary Ickes on investigations his de partment had made into PWA con tracts in which Long has charged Farley was interested Robinson Leaves Room Senator Robinson the democratic leader immediately left the room and called the white house on the telephone He rushed back into the chamber and interrupted the Louis Found Alive Local Relief Strikers on Picket Line Mass Meeting Votes to Fight Proposed Wage Cut Workers on Federal Emergency Relief in Cerro Gordo county on strike in opposition to the proposed wage cut from 50 to 35 cents ar hour for common labor continued their picketing Monday after they approved this course of action in a mass meeting Labor hall TAX BOX SCORE Total So Vu XIUSXW 329 S72 398 90 1700 26 SO 2844 February second tax box score of 935 which records the actual di ect taxpaying experiences of an IN MASON CITY The effect of taxation in its principal forms on the lowan of modest income and expenditures is revealed in a daybook kept by G J Phillips 1225 Washington avenue northwest Mr Phillips for more than 30 years was a circulation road man for the GlobeGazette and is now in re tirement From May 1 1934 until Jan 1 1935 the state sales tax cost Mr Phillips 523 on a total ex penditure for taxable items of This represents a per centage of 1 23 instead of the 2 per cent contemplated in the sales tax legislation Mason City mer chants however are almost unanimous in their report that by and large the percentage is so close to 2 as to be unimprov able The tax on the 5 room house occupied by Mr and Mrs Phil lips was Then he paid in license fee and gasoline tax a to tal of for the use of his coupe seven months in 1934 Thus his direct payment in the form of taxation reached or a little more than 10 per cent of the expended in 1934 to operate the Phillips household average lowan revealed today that this individual has paid a total of in direct taxes in the first two months of the year Sales tax payments which added up to in January fell to in February Mr Average lowans report reveals The coal bin filled in January did not need replenish ing in February one reason for the drop in sales tax and he further reports that he was able to resist successfully the pressure put upon him by his wife and two sons for purchases of new clothes Cancelled off in April Whatever might have been gained in holding off clothes expenditures in February however probably will be cancelled off in April the Easter month this year Mr Average lowan paid in state net income tax in February thereby becoming one of the 10 per cent of Iowa residents who Turn to PBRC 3 column have ianan 1 have made inquiry as to the truthfulness of the statement of the senator from Louisiana and Im informed on the highest authority there is not a word of truth in it Long replied the senator may have been informed by the highest formation from there once or twice Huey Doubts President Robinson challenged this and in quired whether Long meant the highest authority could not be re lied upon Who is the highest authority Long demanded The president of the United States the Arkansan shouted Ive known the president to be wrong sometimes Long persisted The senator from Louisiana is the only one that cant be mis taken Robinson replied as laugh ter swept the chamber and gal leries At the white house it was said Longs statement had no basis in fact New Relief Troubles New troubles for the administra tion in connection with the 000000 relief bill appeared today with a democratic demand that the treasury furnish the senate with a list of projects for which public works money had been allocated but impounded for other purposes Senator Byrd a critic of the bill presented a resolution call ing for the data and a complete bal ance sheet on the PWA Senator Robinson the democratic leader blocked immediate consideration by asking that the resolution go over a day under the rules When asked off the floor whether he was seeking the information about impounding of funds because of reports that the administration was using this device to bring pres sure to bear on senators who voted for the Roosevelt opposed prevailing wage amendment Byrd said Makes No Charges Im making no charges All l want is to get information that Ive been unable to get from the treas ury otherwise Weve been denied in formation about the future appro priation of and we certainly ought to have something on that already made This development came shortly after President Roosevelt had con ferred with Harry Hopkins the re lief administrator on the relief sit uation Pending passage of the 000000 bill now deadlocked in the senate funds for current relief al lotments have been procured by the relief administration from PWA Patman Urges Bonus president Roosevelt entered his third year in the white house to day with the senate recalcitrant over the work relief issue and the house itching to speak its mind on the veterans bonus It was a far cry from inaugura tion day two years ago soon after which congress met to vote readily as Mr Roosevelt willed Before the house ways and means committee Representative Patman DTex opened hearings that appear a prel ude to a house vote Tuesday or Wednesday for prepayment of the 52000000000 bonus despite Roose velt opposition He predicted two thirds votes in senate and house and asked that the house be allowed to choose the method of payment whether by greenbacks or rev enue raised from bond sales Saturday night in Operations of the meat cutting department at the E B Higley plant were resumed Monday morn ing to move some 600 pounds of meat for relief distribution outside of Mason City according to Ralph D Briggs resident work relief di rector This meat he said was given on direct relief and those who receive it do not work for it All workers in this department are given credit on their work cards according to Mr Briggs The only other project in opera tion was the mattress factory Wage Rate Set It was also agreed at a meeting of the wage committee Saturday that the change in wages would stand This committee is composed of A M Schanke chairman of the emergency relief committee E G Morse and C W Hickox president of the Mason City Trades and La bor assembly Mr Hickox stated that he dis sented from the majority opinion at the meeting REALTOR TELLS STORYOFLIQUOR BOARDSOFFICES Claims Governor Never Had More Than Lease Hold Interest DBS MOINES March 4 Gov Clyde L Herring never held more than a lease hold interest in the building now housing the Iowa Jiquor control commission and re linquished that interest July 18 1932 Mose Cohen Des Moines realtor told a legislative investigat ing committee today Committee members however pointed out that the Mulberry Realty company present owners of the building did not list the struc ture among its assets until its 1934 financial statement was filed after Jan 1 1935 Cohen called in the liquor commission as the eleventh inquiry into the testified the LADl MARGARET YOUNG Missing Woman Flyer Reported Found in Africa Lost Since Last Thursday in Flight Over Jungles of Rhodesia at toe meeting BULAWAYpLSputhern Rrjoderta Leaders of theunemployeddoun March 4 Young lost since last Thursday on an airplane flight over the jungles was reported today to have been found alive by searchers First reports were hazy Maj Sir Hubert Young governor of northern Rhodesia and husband of the lost woman had directed searching parties ever since her dis appearance The fragmentary reports said that Dr J Kerby government physician who accompanied her on the flight had also been found alive Lady Young and Dr Kerby were said to have been discovered in southern Rhodesia and it was fur ther reported that neither was hurt A note from Lady Young was re ceived by a native commissioner saying their plane had crashed at Gokwe in the midst of a lonely area in southern Rhodesia It said they were both unhurt and were walking to the commissioners camp ell claimed Monday morningtha Clear Lake relief workers hai joined the strike 100 per cent that all but three workers in Mason City had joined the strike and that the movement opposing the reduced wage scale was spreading to other parts of Cerro Gordo county The leaders also stated that continued increase in strength was being shown in the strike movement Mr Hickox and J L Rice vice president of the Mason City Trades and Labor assembly were among the speakers in the Saturday night meeting who indorsed the strikers attitude and promised the support of their organization as long as it was assured that the striking work ers were aligned with the Ameri Ttirn o Base 3 column 3 Supreme Court Will Rule on Validity of FrazierLemke Act WASHINGTON March 4 The supreme court agreed today to clear up uncertainty over the con stitutionality of the FrazierLemke act granting a five year moratori um for paying off farm mortgages It agreed to review the decision of the federal district court for western Kentucky and the sixth circuit court of appeals upholding the legislation affecting farm debts estimated at by the Minnesota attorney general The case was set for oral argument April 1 INJURES OTHERS Tornado Rips Through Texas Community and Causes Heavy Damage FORNEY Tex March 4 tornado rpped through this fanning community just before dawn today and roared away to the north leav ing one reported death several in jured and property damage mount ing into hundreds of thousands of BANDIT SUSPECT SHOT TO DEATH Taxi Driver Companion Two Officers Wounded Third Gunman Flees STURGIS S Dak March 4 UP man was killed and another seriously wounded when two Rapid City policemen closed in on sus pects in a Topeka Kans taxicab here early today The officers were wounded slightly One gunman escaped wounded twice No guns were found on the dead man or in possession of the taxicab driver who was taken to a Rapid City hospital with a spine injury He gave his name as C V Enffle and told police he was kidnaped in his cab in Topeka at 8 a m Sun day His condition was so grave that further details were not im mediately obtained from him Iivo Officers Wounded The officers wounded each in the arm are L R Peterson Rapid City patrolman and Irwin Lins deputy sheriff The gunfight occured on the mam street of Sturgls after a 28 mile chase from Rapid City The chase began when John Sisk of Sturgis reported to Rapid City police that a gunman in the cab tried to hold him up on the highway Stops Before Bank The two officers trailed the cab to Sturgis It pulled up in front of the Sturgis bank As the officers Herring Motor company and Clyde L Herring leased the ground Nov 25 1916 for 25 years at an annual rental of and constructed the building on a mortgage taken with the Equitable Life In urance company of Iowa 25 Year Lease The motor company was granted irivilege of an additional 25 year ease Cohen said and assumed all laxes and special assessments The mortgage to construct the building was signed by Herring and his wife Mrs Pearl Herring on June 28 1917 the witness declared and a renewal was granted March 12 1925 An extension on the mortgage was sought and obtained Aug 20 1930 Cohen said and on July 18 1932 the motor company andJKerr Mulberry Realty That was before he Herring was elected governor and he releas ed the building to us Cohen told the committee The witness testified the Mulber ry Realty company was incorpor ated July 12 1932 and the sole owners are himself and Mrs Sid ney Mandalbaum Each has 50 shares of stock Continued in Building In reply to questions put by com mittee members Cohen said the realty company allowed Herring to continue to occupy the Building and allowed him to use the structure but with the understanding that anytime we could get a tenant he was to give us the property The matter of the realty com panys financial statement was brought to the committees atten tion by questions from Represen tative Dewey Goode R of Davis who submitted copies of statements on file in the Polk county record ers office Goode questioned the witness as to why in views of Cohens state ment that Herring released all in terest in the building in 1932 the realty company waited until 1934 to list the building as its personal jroperty The witness was unable o explain the presence of the list Timt to papc a column S dollars Communication lines were dis rupted in the rural section through which the storm slashed its way but from the damage incurred here it was considered probable heavy losses had been inflicted elsewhere along its course A Negro farmer was killed In Forney only one injured person was found Mrs B G Fxlwards She was not believed to be hurt badly stepped from their machine to ques tion the suspects one of them opened fire The officers blazec away in return Two men slumpe in their seats The gunman who officers believ was hit twice grabbed the wheel o the machine and raced a few block Jown the street where he leapei from the car and escaped on foo through a cemetery The officers found one man ii the abandoned taxicab and Engl badly wounded A posse wa formed to track down the fleein gunman Engie was taken to Rapic City for hospital treatment A New Kind of Party Hostesses are often hard put to ind a new or novel kind of party leres an a patriotic party The purpose of the enter ainment provided is to find out how much or how little your guests mow about the United States Give hem a list of 10 states to bound see which of them can name the capitals of the most states the nicknames of the most states state mottoes state flowers Name he 10 largest cities in the order of their rank the 10 largest states in area Name states whose first set tlements predated Jamestown Vir rinia All the facts aeeded for these and other contests will be found on the map of the United States now available through our 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