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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NiWSfAMR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NUGHIOHS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVK CENTS A COP ASSOCIATED PKJESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH THIS PAPJER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION ONE NO 126 OPENING INSTALLMENT GYPSY GIRL HC STOWV or AN IMPASSIONED CHAPTER 1 THE girl half closed her eyes and gazed at the willows above her the slim reeds arabesquing As she watched they became gay dancers with silvery skirts fluttering to the rustle of the slight breeze She for got the summer heat The magic of the twilight crept ino her blood and she felt the music that the wilderness imparts for those who listen She rose to her feet body swaying temples throbbing Again the dream She was in a marble palace on the top of the highest hill in the world and all the people of all the lands were at her feet andshe was dancing to them What could it matter that in reality her feet were dancing on the moss at the side of a creek her audience of thousands a lone youth 1 The youth watched each nient of the supple body but well he knew that she was not dancing for him She had never danced for him She had never danced for any one merely the dream The girl sank to the moss I can dance I can dance better than anyone who ever lived on this great round earth and yet what do they make me do Dance at carni vals before poor gorgios who toss dimes instead of dollars She flung her face to the moss and her fists beat against the smooth carpet Ill go the words were muffled and hot tears forced their way from her eyes The boy put his hand on her shoulder caressing but did not speak She sat up then and wiped the perspiration from her forehead with the back of her hand Huey Long Takes Up His Attack on Farley in Senate Latest Onslaught Against Administration Results in Little Stir WASHINGTON March 8 Senator Huey P Long re sumed his attack on Postmaster General Farley in the senate today and charged the postoffice commit tee was seeking answers from per sons named in his investigation resolution before acting on it Longs latest onslaught on the Roosevelt in a radio speech last termed today by one senator as an adroit piece of but in general it caused little stir on Capitol Hill Many senators said they listened to Long assail the administration and Hugh S Johnson former NRA head but few would comment What did you think of it Sen ator Bilbo was asked He didnt say anything to make me he replied Has Fifth Meeting Meanwhile the senate postoffice committee held its fifth successive meeting behind closed doors late to day to act on Longs resolution for an investigation of Farley It was Senator Clark who has frequently challenged Longs tactics on the floor who i hurled the demagoguery retort to the Kingfishs charge that the whole Roosevelt crowd was out to get him because he had informed the world their tangled messes and noble experiments would not Observers noted that as sailing the new deal as a St Vitus dance and Hugh S Johnson as a general who never smelled powder DES MOINES March S Sub or nearcl a cap the Louisiana What a fool I am She went to the brook and washed her face in the cold water Consuelo a voice called The girl rubbed her hands dry on the full striped skirt before answer ing Where are you Who are you with The voice was closer Snooper the girl muttered Come and find she shouted A woman appeared out of the shadows Why dont you answer me with out my having to run all over the country for you bad one she de manded I did answer Cant you leave me alone for a minute A minute mocked the woman Down here with that Dummy for an hour and a half and call it a minute Id like to know what you Turn 10 Pane Column Z COLD WEATHER CALMS FLOODS Stems Up Danger of Rapid Rising of Riyers in Eastern Iowa freezing temperatures apparently had stemmed the rise of swollen streams in eastern Iowa today and in the Missouri river near Sioux City where a two foot rise followed gorging of ice last night rivermen were keeping a close watch but saw no imminent The ice pack reported by work ers of the Wickham Bridge and servers foresee the possibility of a Pipe caused no reaction in the I third party movement river at Sioux City where a 3 foot I Of the men who have struck at drop was reported since yesterday Long in the past few days only to feet Flood stage at Sioux I Johnson had any immediate corn City is 19 feet Iment on last nights speech The dictator seized the opportunity to attempt to hammer home his share the wealth ideas Third Party Seen They wondered if that were not an emphatic new indication of an effort to gather strength for the 1936 which some ob Threat Believed Past The threat of the Des Moines river in which a near flood stage has been moving gradually south ward for several days was believed past today At Qttumwa the level continued at feet today and will former blue eagle chief who is in Providence R said Its a great for the time being let it go at that He is saving his fire until after Father Charles E Cough lin of Detroit replies Monday night to the Johnsonian charge that both weather bureau said A rise ex pected last night above the 9 foot flood stage failed to materialize as dropping temperatures ended the run off of melting snows At Des Moines the river continued to re cede from feet yesterday to nine feet today Only very low land remained sub merged today near Columbus junc tion at the fork of the Iowa and Cedar rivers after the levels in the two streams receded a foot since yesterday Cedar Begins Rise West of Muscatine the Cedar Riverbegan a gradual rise again late yesterday and was continuing Turn to THKC 2 Column The Weather FORECAST IOWA Some snow Friday night probably changing to rain Saturday rising temperatures MINNESOTA Snow prob ably Friday night and Satur day warmer Friday night and in east and south portions Sat urday IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour pe riod ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 20 Above Minimum in Night 2 Below At 8 A M 10 Above The mercury sank during the night to the lowest point of the month CLAIM VENIZELOS WOUNDED Scene of Noted Jurists Funeral Not Worried State Senate Seeks Further Farm Aid ASKS flJJJHEB FOR TARIFFS ON FARM PRODUCTS Second Resolution Urges Promotion of Alcohol forFuel BULLETIN DES MOINES March 8 rewritten bill to tax chain stores in Iowa was introduced in the senate today by Senator Vincent Harrington ID of Sioux City under which com bined gross receipts of stores under one management would be subject to taxes upward from to 1 per cent on the first probably start dropping soon the i the priest and the Louisiana sena tor are demagogues appealing to the abused babies of depression Nothingto Reply Senator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader who has tan gled with Long on the senate floor tuned in on the speech last night but had no comment He told news men who talked with him while the speech was going on that he hadnt heard anything to which he wanted to reply Senator Bailey of North Carolina another whom Long has threatened to send to political oblivion said he hadnt heard the speech and wasnt Neither was Senator Byrd Virginia democrat who denounced Long as a dema gogue in a recent speech Long flailed his arms as much as ever as he contended in the radio speech that the white house had de clared war on aim and chosen the late and lamented the pampered excrown prince of the blue eagle to make the leadoff Departs From Custom But the kingfish departed from his custom in one had prepared a manuscript which he followed part of the time One of his departures irom it was his dis paraging reference to Johnsons military prowsss Another was his contention that when Johnson wen out of NRA he prepared a blister ing statement which never saw the light of day The reason it was suppressed he said was that Wall street might want to loan him to some other president in the Once he changed a more elegant appellation for his foes to the phrase those birds opposing God save the country from the misery and distress of that DES MOINES March 8 Supporting republican sponsored resolutions for memorials to con gress the state senate today sought further federal farm relief action A resolution asking prohibitive tariffs on grains and livestock im ported into the United States was adopted by a 28 to 19 vote Another resolution urging con gress to take steps to promote the use of power alcohol as motor fuel was approved with little discussion Senators A J Shaw of Poca hontas G W Patterson of Burt John of Keo sauqua and Homer Hush of Essex sponsored the first resolu tion which itsproponents urged as a means for boosting the i ce of farm products of restricting importation of competi tive products Strikes OutReference An amendment adopted struck out reference made in the original reso lution to destruction of millions of pigs and thousands of sows under the AAA program The power alcohol request was j backed by Senators Fred W Nelson R of Nevada and Shaw urging steps to bring about the use of al cohol made from corn and other grains as a motor fuel It also pro posed that part of Iowas PWA al lotment be a grant for a plant to manufacture such fuel and to pro vide research facilities to perfect its further utilization Bills Come Back Meanwhile the two house ap proved deficiency judgment bills came back from the senate commit tee on emergency legislation with recommendation for passage One of the bills would eliminate defi ciency judgments in Iowa and the second would place the burden on the plaintiff to establish that mort gaged property is not of equal amount to the indebtedness Opponents to a proposal to legal ize salaries paid public officials under the salary reduction law voided by the supreme court beat down democratic attempts to push the measure through the Iowa iouse today House Defers Action The lower branch after debate voted to defer action on the bill sponsored by the committee on compensation of public officers af ter the proposal had been declared legally worthless by Representa tive Paul Cunningham of Polk The measure would in effect prohibit county officials from seeking to Turn to 2 Column t TO START PROBE OF TAX REFUNDS Committee Virtually Finishes Inquiry Into Sale of Warrants DES MOINES March S The legislative investigation com mittee today virtually completed its inquiry into the sale of anticipatory warrants against the state sinking fund and began consideration of the procedude to be followed in studying gasoline tax refunds After hearingbrief testimony from State Treasurer Leo J Weg man the committee chairman Sen ator Harold L Irwin D of Dewitt said the committee did not contem plate calling any further witnesses in connection with the warrant probe The committee has yet to receive however Counsel T E Diamonds summary of the investigation so far and a written opinion of Ally Gen Edward L OConnor on legal pro visions governing warrant sales WASHINGTON March 8 While Presdent Roosevelt and other notables stood with uncovered heads in a heavy sleet storm the body of Oliver Wendell Holmes was buried today among the nations military heroes in Arlington National cem etery Only partly sheltered by a canopy the president stood with un covered head as the distinguished jurists casket was lowered into a grave When the casket on a black A heros burial was given Oliver Wendell Holmes In Arlington cemetery after a simple funeral at All Souls Unitarian church above in Washington where a brief sermon Has preachedby the Rev Uljsses G Pierce upper right who also read some ofthe poems Holmes loved Associated Press Holmes Is Buried Among Nations Military Heroes Justices Own of LonaAffo Spoken STRIKERS at His Funeral RESORTTOGAS Sulphur Fumes in Potato Cellar Rout Relief Workers Pickets of the unemployed relief workers routed five relief workers from a root cellar on the Dugan farm about 3 miles northwest of Mason City Friday afternoon with sulphur fumes The relief under the supervision of A N Michaels gar den supervisor had been taken to the cellar to sort potatoes Approximately bushels of potatoes are stored at the farm by the Cerro Gordo County Emergency Relief administration and Mr Michaels had taken the five relief workers to the cellar to sort out the bad potatoes so that the good ones could he used for consumption and seed When Mr Michaels and the workers arrived at the cellar they found seven pickets occupying it The pickets left but came back shortlv after noon The garden su pervisor and relief workers noticed the fumes of sulphur and that the three hatches on the roof were closed Mr Michaels went to the door and was met by five pickets who asked for the ritjht to get in to talk to the relief workers Mr Michaels went back and talked to the men but was followed back into the root cellar by the total of about 15 He told the men at the time he went back that the pickets were there and de manded that they leave the job The workers decided that although they wanted to work the opposition to them was so great that it was best to quit working It was necessary to leave the rear of the root cellar on account of gasses caused by burning sulphur which had been thrown in through the smokestack from above The strikers informed Mr Mich aels that they would provide the necessary men to sort the potatoes and would do without cost This ar rangement could not be accepted according to A M Schanke county The tolling of a bell cast in the chairman because under deferal draped caisson arrived at the grave the president already was waiting on the arm of bis military Mrs Roosevelt who attended funeral services in All Souls Uni tarian church took her position be side her husband as soldiers bore the body to its resting place Brave Chill Wind Several hundred persons braved a chill wind blowing flurries of snow to stand outside the church There were seats for less than 100 of the general public admitted to the gal lery The remainder of the church was filled with former colleagues and close friends of the late great lib eral of the supreme court and rep resentatives of the bar and the gov ernment Words of solace spoken long ago by the soldierjurist himself were included in the brief ceremony at church on the day that would have been Justice Holmes ninetyfourth birthday Reads Own Speech The Rev Dr U G Pierce who officiated at the funeral of William Howard Taft five years ago chose to read this excerpt from an ad dress Mr Holmes gave on the death of a Massachusetts justice in 1890 We accept our destiny to work to fight to die for ideal aims At the grave of a hero who has done these things we end not with sor row at the inevitable loss but with the contagion of his courage and with a kind of desperate joy we go back to the foundry of Paul Revere morn than 100 years ago called official Wash ingtons representatives to the ro i lonial style church which scats 800 regulations relief work cannot be done excepting1 on Tno basis of pay ing for it The strikers were unwi lin to take work cards BORAH CHARGES NRAHARMFULTO SMALL BUSINESS Richberg Warns Delays With Bill Slowing Up Industry WASHINGTON March 8 dispute over the effect of NRA be gun with the appearance of Donald Richberg before the senate finance committee was carried to the sen ate floor today by Senator Borah who challenged the conention it had not harmed small business Borah took the senate floor to discuss the recovery law after Richberg and members of the com mittee had shot statistics and ar guments at each other for two hours in an argument over whether NRA had been beneficial A warning that delays and un certainties over NRA legislation were slowing up trade and industry was given the committee by Rich berg director of the national emer gency His statement was made to an overflowing committee room as he pivoted in his chair to answer ques tions in a searching cross examin ation by the committees entire membership Talking in an easy voice and ges turing he put square on congress the job of cutting down the vast i structure along administration t CooirimeridecT lines ofholding fu ture codification to industries en gaged in or affecting interstate commerce This was his reply to the com mittees request for a list of codes to be dropped under the new defin ition Lists Eight But first Richberg listed eight codes affecting employes which already have been partially or entirely suspended by administra tive The recovery administrator said codes for barber shops and laundries with their workers were not in operation today Then he named seven other service trades codes affecting neary workers which he said had been suspended except as to minimum wages max imum hours and labors collective bargaining guarantee Richberg contended NRA had helped employment He said the federal trade commission and com merce department were not equip ped to administer the recovery law Studies Army Bill The senate still was occupied with the big war department supply bill but before the day was over ex pected to clash again over the workrelief issue with the McCar ran prevailing wage amendment again the chief bone of contention In an attempt to stave off amend ments for bigger increases the house banking committee agreed to amend the nendinp home owners loan corporation bill so as to ex pand the HOLCs lending list by instead of This agreement was reached In answer to a plea from the unofficial house democratic steering commit tee Extension of the home owners loan corporations borrowing pow ers was the business of the house Other developments Orders Union Recognition Secretary Jckes ordered the Shell Oil company to recognize five unions as the collective bargaining agents for all employes in Califor nia An investigation to determine whether various Canadian distillers had import duties on liquor shipments to this country during the prohibition era was under way at the treasury Hucy P Longs latest onslaught on the Roosevelt made in a radio speech last was termed by one senator an adroit piece of but Turn fttff 1 Column 3 Waterloo Woman 85 Leaps From Second Story Window Dies WATERING March 8 Mary Fflsing 85 died this after noon from injuries suffered this morning when she jumped from a second story window at her home Both wrists both ankles and her left shoulder were broken IRBMJKU TSALDAJIIS Former Ohio Magistrate Is Executed Shank Dies in Cliair for Poisoning Four in One Family TUCKER PRISON FARM March 8 H Shank former Ohio magistrate died inthe electricchair at today for the poisoning of a family of four in Saline county in August 1933 Before 50 persons who jammed Uis electrocution chamber Shank maintained to the calm in difference which marked his resi dence of more than a year In a condemned cell 5 Charges Turned On Tall thin and sharp featured Shank seated himself in the chair at and five charges were turned on in quick succession He was pronounced dead by the three attending physicians at His death warrant fifth is sued by this state called for ex ecution at dawn but a bright sun was well up and streaming through the narrow windows of the death chamber when his body was un strapped from the chair and carried out He was convicted late In 1933 the murder of Alvin Colley a professional associate who with Mrs Colley and two Colley children died afLer drinking poisoned grape juice which Shank served at a pic nic lunch i Blackmail Attempted Shank said in a reputed confes sion shortly after his arrest that Colley had attempted to blackmail him in connection with a case pend ing in Ohio Shank had practiced lawin Akron for 15 years and was once a suburban magistrate Four year old Clyde Colley was the only member of the family to survive He pointed to Shank as the man who put something in the grapejuice and on thfe childs statement Shank was charged with murder Shank pleaded insanity but was convicted and the death penalty fixed Sought Sanity Hearing Shanks attorneys tried vainly to force a sanity hearing They con tended he had become insane in prison However on the eve of his execution Shank shook off a year lonr stupor and talked to the war den His wife aided his defense at the trial She collapsed when the ver dict was returned Because of ill ness she was unable to come here to see her husband before the ex ecution BODY OF MISSING BOY DISCOVERED YPSILANTI March 8 body of 7 year old Richard StreichCT missing since yester day was found beneath a footbridge near the Huron river today Police said the child had been stabbed six times and the body stuffed under neath the bridge approach Recommends Postmaster WASHINGTON March 8 Appointment of Carl G Anderson postmaster of Sac City Iowa will be recommended by Represen tative Gillette he an nounced REBEL CHIEF ON SHIP BOUND TO EGYPT REPORT Greek Government Army Starts Offensive in Struma Valley Copyright 11135 by The AitoeUletf fltrt ATHENS March 8 Premier Eleutherios Venizeloa reported wounded today The report which was from Volos said a message intercepted from a Yugoslav steamer said the asserted leader of the Greek revolt was lously wounded and was taken to Alexandria Egypt An unidentified Yugoslav destroy er calling Volos Greece reported that it had intercepted a wirelcw message saying that Yenizelos was aboard a repel destroyer Starts Big Drive General George Kondyis today be gan an offensive against the rebel forces in the Struma valley hurl ing against them 12 plane bomb ing attack A revolt within the revolt was reported as advices were received of Internal trouble upreafllng In the rebel ranks The soldiers it was re ported were demanding arrange ment whereby the command be passed to noncommissioned offi cers General Kondylis who dropped his war portfolio to direct the gov ernments action was handicapped by heavy weather and faced fur ther difficulties in the Strymon river section because the stream swollen by rains and melting snow overflowed its banks and flooded entire Resort to f Sole new of the of the rebel fleet indicated it was re sorting to reprisals as a result of the Turkish embargo on Greek ships placed at the request of the Athens government A report from Istanbul said the rebel flagship Averoff lad stopped the Turkish steamer Konia which was enroute to Smyrna and con ducted it to Mytilene General Kondylls unlcased his plane attack after Premier Tsal daris received a report from the minister of war that yesterdays aerial efforts were in Forced to Return During the previous efforts two of the planeswere forced to return because of fog and one fell in1 a gale The crew was saved by using parachutes General Kondylis said The front action has been feeble We have been working on uniting the organization Pana giotakos has just returned from the front and says our armys morale is In another declaration Kondylis reiterated that the government troops will occupy Kavalla forty eight hours after the weather per mits an and declared Venizelos has lost the be cause the government has control Turn to Column 4 A Rare Collection Every kind of song fromhymns and spirituals to sea songs and songs Christ mas carols Stephen Foster songs school and college songs folk songs and stunt songs What a rare collection bodys Song Book should be in every home and in every school It is not a mere pamphlet that will speedily get dog eared and torn It is printed on excellent paper and has a heavy Bristol cov er durable and attractive All of the 205 songs are indexed and the mu sic as well as the words is provided for each number The music has been adapted for the average voice This book is available only through our Washington Informa tion bureau The price is 20 cents a copy a great value Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin directory Washington D C I inclose 20 cents in coin care fully wrapped for a copy of Everybodys Song Name Street City State Mail lo Washington D
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