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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                ON E i MEM S 1 r CK I At 1 NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 11 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 128 The Yankee Philosopher Holmes Fought to Avoid Shadow of Fathers Fame EDITORS NOTE Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes reached heights of fame seldom achieved by men in their lifetime His life 94 a crowded interesting thrilling one This is the first of six dairy articles telling the story of one of Americas outstanding lead ers WASHINGTON March 11 Oliver Wendell Holmes was a leg end long before he left the firing line for what he one time called the Eternal City A classic world figure who might more easily be thought of as a sage from ancient Atticas plain where 1 philosophers of old held sway than from a Yankee stronghold he was a colossus who could be seen heard and admired but never truly known Carves Deep Niche In carving his deep niche in American jurisprudence he at the same time wrapped around him a cloak of unworldliness because the path he trod was not so much i among things on earth as in the stars of thought in the skies Most minds of his contemporaries were lesser to this aristocrats who even as a boy of 25 was labeled by his good friend William James af terward to become well known as a philosopher as perhaps too exclu sively intellectual War Experiences Yet Holmes was as deep a partak er as he was a student of life By the time he was 23 he had absorbed enough experiences in the civil wa to content most men for life bu these were only episodes in the pass ing scene which nearly seven decades later was to find Mm still on the firing line After the war from which he emerged a thricewounded hero he found life in the ocean of the law of which he said In what othei does one plunge so deep in the stream of share its pas sions its battles its despairs its Tdrn to 10 Column 2 GREECE REPORTS REVOLT BROKEN King Would Broaden NRA Investigation MURDER CHARGES Man Who Figured in Probe of Bank Robberies Held for Slaying DES MOINES March 11 Murder charges were filed today against Dewey Berlovich proprie tor of a downtown night club and a figure in investigation of large bank robberies in Lincoln and Ot tnmwa in 1930 in connection with the slaying yesterday in his club of Donald Merrigan 32 a relief wor ker Berlovich gave himself up follow ing the shooting explaining police said that he fired inself defense after Merrigan attacked and sought to rob him Kerrigans wife who said she had gone with her husband to learn from Berlovich the address of her sister denied the story and said the club owner became angry and struck her husband She said her husband was shot as he sought to escape from the club after Ber lovich obtained a gun from behind a bar The club owner was charged and subsequently freed in connection with disposal of a quantity of lib erty bonds taken in the 2500000 loot from the Lincoln National bank Charges were also brought but later dismissed in connection with the Ottumwa Savings bank robbery Merrigan was shot through the chest and fell dead after staggering 25 feet out of the club on to the sidewalk Mrs Merrigan said they understood Berlovich had had dates with her sister whose address they were seeking to obtain from him The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy some what colder In central snow in southeast portion Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy warmer in western portion MINNESOTA Fair not so cold in west portion Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy and warmer IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour pe riod ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 35 Minimum in Night 25 At 8 A M Monday 25 Figures for 24 hour period end Ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 31 Minimum In Night 25 At 8 A M Sunday 35 WANTS PROBERS TO LISTEN NOW TO COMPLAINTS WorkRelief Bill Opens Its Seventh Week in Senate WASHINGTON March 11 Opening of the senates NRA in vestigation to businessmen with legitimate and valid complaints was demanded today by Senator King DUtah as the finance committee began the third session of itsinquiry We are proceeding on the theory the organization must be heard fully and completely before hearing complaints King said I regard it as important that we bring witnesses who have legiti mate and valid complaints parti cularly in view of Mr Richbergs statement last night that NRA is such a beneficial organization and necessary to prevent monopoly Too Much Effort There is too much effort on the part of NRA and its officials to bolster up the organization King also demanded that the committee employ counsel Chairman Harrison replied that counsel would be employed to help the committee assemble its data but not to question witnesses King insisted that the counsel should also be permitted to ques tion witnesses but Senator Bark Blchberg Smiles If members of the senate are not qualified to ask intelligent questions Barkley said we better get a new committee Donald R Richberg the recovery coordinator waiting to begin his third day of testimony took no part in the discussion He smiled at Kings criticism of him Before Kings protest Harrison obtained the committees approval of the schedule of witnesses drawn up by a subcommittee Saturday Darrow On List The list includes Clarence Dar row NRA critic S Clay Williams retiring chairman of the recovery board Sidney Hillman a board member Leon Henderson econo mic advisor and Francis Biddle chairman of national labor rela tions board Despite the rainy weather an other capacity crowd was on hand to hear Richberg after a weekend during which the director of the emergency council and Senator Borah exchanged sharp criticism of each other on the sub jectof monopoly Richberg said Borah if given a chance would help lead us back to chaos Borah called Richberg a friend of monopoly and a pro nounced foe of labor and small bus iness In Seventh Week The administrations 000 relief bill started its seventh iveek in the senate facing fresh de lays in a threat of Senator Long DLa to force a senate test of his proposed investigation of Post master General Farley Administration leaders were pre pared to resort to drastic measures f Long held the floor in an effort o his case in the senate in he face of an adverse committee report on his inquiry resolution Meanwhile Senator Glass DVa chairman of the appropriations committee was prepared to ask for Turn lo Pace 10 Column 3 Appeal Denied THOMAS H ROBINSON SK Faces Trial for Alleged Part in Stoll Kidnaping Elder Robinson Is Accused With Son and Sons Wife The sixth district United States circuit court of appeals today up held a lower court in Nashville Tenn in effect ordering Thomas H Robinson Sr moved to Louis ville Ky to stand trial in connec tion with the kidnaping of Mrs Berry Stoll The elder Robinson accused along with his son Thomas H Rob inson Jr and the sons wife of conspiracy in kidnaping the prom inent Louisville woman and holding her for ransom had sought and was refused a writ of habeas corpus to release him from custody of officers about to take him from Nashville to Louisville The court here upheld Judge H V Anderson of Nashville in deny ing the application Robinson has been free on 000 bond pending the decision of the court here His daughterinlaw only recently was released from jail in Louisville where she had been held pending trial Robinson Jr accused of the actual kidnaping never has been apprehended MALEY CHOSEN TO SEEK WAY TO GET COOPER OUT Iowa Assistant Attorney General Selected by State Council DBS MOINES March 11 Walter F Maley first assistant at torney general today was designat ed by the state executive council to survey legal provisions under which the council may act to re move from office Harold M Coop er chairman of the Iowa liquor commission it was reported re liably following the councils regu lar session today Maley under the councils orders is to examine the Iowa law and report back to the council concern ing the advisability of filing charges against the liquor commis sion chairman who was convicted of violating the liquor control act it was learned Gov Clyde L Herring declined to confirm Maleys appointment for the special duty and said There is nothing to say at the present time When there is the council will make the announce ment Conferred With Governor The governor previously had con ferred with Maley regarding the of suspending Cooper 160 60 Fishermen Marooned on Ice in Caspian Sea Saved GURIEFF U S S R March 11 of 60 fishermen ma rooned on an ice field 50 miles off shore in the Caspian sea were brought to land today by airplane No trace could be found of 31 oth ers who became separated from the main body of ice lowan Killed and One Injured in Collision GALVA March 11 McDearmon 30 of Cherokee was killed and Robert Stoling of Storm Lake was injured when the car in which they were returning home from a meeting in Sioux City col lided near here with a truck Setiate Votes to Cut Cost of Fish Game Licenses DES MOINES March 11 Re duction hi the cost of state fish and ame licenses was approved today y the state senate which however oosted the fees set by the house n passing a fish and game commit tee bill recently As approved by the senate by a 3 to 1 vote the measure now places he fees at for a fishing license 1 for a hunting license or for a combined hunting and fishing per mit This was an increase over the house approved provision for a 51 ombined license but reduction rom the existing license fees of or hunting SI for fishing or or combined hunting and fishing li The bill now goes to the house for consideration of the senate amendments which were made to adoption of changes proposed by the standing committee on fish and game Senator Mike G Fish D of Le Mars opposing the house proposal said so sharp a cut would reduce re ceipts of the state fish and game commission to such an extent that it would virtually have to eliminate its present conservation program The figures recommended by the senate committee he said would al low continuation of the present pro gram and should have the effect of greatly increasing the sale of per mits because of the lower fees to be charged to remove appointive officers under certain conditions it was learned Maley at that time told the gov ernor that if the council should de sire to act against Cooper specific charges should be filed after the council had reviewed the evidence in the case in which Cooper was convicted it was learned The council thereupon ordered Maley to obtain a transcript of the Cooper trial at Cedar Rapids Maley received the copy and the council today examined it it was understood To Supreme Court The copy was sent to the attorney generals office for the councils ses sion and will be submitted to the supreme court where Coopers ap peal is pending Cooper was convicted by a district court jury of violation of the state liquor law in a case arising from a police raid on the canning plant of J LeRoy Farmer The liquor commission chairman was charged with having permitted Farmer to knowingly possess illegally a quan tity of liquor Immediately after Coopers con viction Gov Herring asked for his resignation but Cooper declined to resign GABLE MAY YET BE EVANGELIST THINKS HOME TOWN PASTOR CADIZ Ohio March 11 to picture Clark Gable romantic hero of the screen lambasting the devil from a pulpit The Rev Samuel K Williams Methodist minister jn Gables home town of Hopedale says the Lord may yet make him a great evan gelist to take the place of Billy Sunday They prayed for Hopedales illus trious son in church yesterday Mr Williams said and have been do ing so since last summer Gable has been dropped from the churchs membership rolls he told his con gregation but let us not drop him from our prayer list The young evangelist who brought expressions of chagrin from town admirers of the actor last week by declaring Gable not good company for our young people yesterday called him an arch corrupter of youth by demon strating the art of lust upon the screen Interpretations Conflict on Use of Gold Profits Treasury Holds Amount ol Currency Should Not Be Changed WASHINGTON March11 decision to use PICKETS CLOSE MORRELL PLANT Guards Estimated to Total 300 Block Roads at Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS S Dak March 11 ring of pickets carrying staves canes and sawed off rake handles closed the John Morrell and company packing plant here today as the labor dispute which flared up Saturday entered its third day with no indication of a settlement Roads in three directions leading to the plant were blocked by pick ets before dawn by guards estimat ed to total 300 At one point a string ofempty oil barrelswas stretched across the road at oth ers patrols of union men were on the lookout for workmen attempt ing to enter the plant Situation Is Tense Although quiet the situation was tense It was heightened by state ments from Attorney General Walter Conway and Sheriff Melvin L Sells that national guardsmen called out for eight hours as week ended would be mobilized again if strikers failed to keep a pledge of peaceful picketing Conway was here as the personal representative of Gov Tom Berry He said the governor will not tol erate any property destruction or personal violence Conway con ferred with strike leaders yester Tiirn to rnjf 10 Column 1 valuation to reduce public debt led to conflicting inter pretations today The treasury held that the to tal amount of outstanding currency should not be changed as a result of the plan to retire some govern ment bonds with of the profit arising from trimming the dollars gold value last year On the other hand Senator Thomas D a leader of the currency expansion bloc in con gress foresaw a in crease in the amount of money in circulation Cut Public Debt Declaring that for the first time the public debt will be cut by the issuance of government obligations which bear no interest Thomas praised the move by saying It is along the lines of what we have been clamoring for He also praised the plan as a step toward one single type of cur rency and the concentration in the hands of the government of the power to issue money Under the treasury plan the na tional banks will lose the power to issue currency against certain gov ernment bonds a right which they have had since they were created after the Civil war Used for Currency The bonds to be retired are the 2 per cent consols of 1930 and the 2 per cent Panama canal loan bonds of 191636 and 191838 which national banks have been permitted to use as backing for currency They will be paid off in the main by the issuance of certificates against gold held in the treasury The gold covered by the certificates will be set aside from the govern ments other stocks Certificate holders will not be able to obtain the yellow metai itself of course since it is unlawful for an indi vidual or corporation to possess monetary gold IOWA HOUSE FOR BONUS PAYMENT BY 85 TO 4 VOTE Debates at Length Over Procedure on Highway Patrol Measure DES MOINES March 11 The Iowa house toflay approved a resolution urging immediate cash payment of the soldiers bonus The vote was 85 to 4 The approval of the lower branch came without debate after the res olution had been called up by its sponsor Representative John W Moore D of Woodbury Representative Moore moved the adoption of a committee amend ment striking out the provision in the original petition for the issu ance of new currency and then moved the final adoption of the resolution At Face Value The action of the house would memorialize congress to enact such laws as necessary to insure the im mediate cash payment of adjusted service certificates at their face value The resolution also provides for the cancellation of accrued interest on the certificates and refund of in terest already paid Under the terms of the resolution which now goes to the senate for consideration each of the Iowa rep 3 Year Old Boy Dies of Drinking Whisky OMAHA March 11 Colabello 3 son of Mr and Mrs Frank Colabello of Ornaha died in a hospital here last night from the effects of drinking several ounces of whisky Friday night A physician said the fumes par alyzed the boys brain The physi cian was called Saturday when Mrs Colabello tried vainly to arouse the boy from his stupor The boy apparently was in search of a drink of water when he found the bottle of whisky on the kitchen table his parents said Negro Dies in Chair for Slaying 2 Girls RICHMOND Va March 11 UP Jones Negro died in the electric chair at the Virginia state penitentiary this morning for the murder of two little white girls at Clifton Forge Va last November support Patman bonus bill anij copies of the approved resolution are to be sent to the Iowa delega tion and officers of the national senate and house Debate Highway Patrol The house involved itself in a lengthy debate over procedure on the highway safety patrol bill after Representative C L McKin non D of Henry moved that the measure be made a special order for Wednesday morning The motion was opposed by Rep resentative R G Moore D of Harrison who substituted a motion to refer the bill back to the com mittee The question of sponsorship of the measure came into the debate as the members argued the merits of a public hearing Representative Lamar Foster D of Cedar de clared I am opposed to making his bill a political football between the secretary of state and the gov ernor To Discuss Bill McKinnon suggested the house resolve itself into a committee of he whole to discuss the bill rather han send it back to committee The suggestion was supported by Representative B B Hickenlooper F The only fair thing to do is to wing the bill out and discuss it thoroughly Hickenlooper said H it is a question of patronage be tween the governor and the secre tary of state lets know it If there is going to be a dog fight over this bill lets have a good one I do feel that at the bottom there is a def inite question of patronage Both the McKinnon and Moore motions were withdrawn eventual ly and the house approved a pro posal by Foster to resolve itself into a committee of the whole at Wednesday afternoon for open discussion of the measure Would Raise Personnel The highway patrol measure would continue the present system originated by the office of the sec retary of state and would increase personnel of the highway patrol to approximately 50 members under jurisdiction of the motor vehicle de partment The proposal is a coun tersuggestion to the recommenda tion of the interim legislative com Xurn lo rnca HI Column o Senegalese Soldier Runs Amok Kills 9 Persons Wounds 2 EREIRUT Syria March 11 Senegalese soldier ran amok today killing nine persons and wounding two before he was arrest ed He killed five comrades in his barracks then fled shooting his other victims as he escaped into the countryside where he was cap tured Five Bodies Found Raise Toll to Ten State of War Rules Cuba Havana Calm After Rioting CoiiyrlRht 1935 by The Aiiwclntcd Prow HAVANA March bod ies ofpersons killed in Cubas wild weekend of fighting were found today in the exclusive residential suburbs of Marianao as Havana it self lapsed into a trancelike calm under a state of war The discovery of the bodies in Marianao and the death of a wounded man in a hospital brought the total known dead for the week end to ten The man who died in the hospital was Miguel Aracil One of the bodies found was iden tified as Juan Maria Munoz a for mer soldier and another Enrique Fernandez Velasco secretary of the Antcntico party Streets Are Deserted Havana streets were practically deserted except tor patrols of sol diers and sailors Many of the stores which opened for the day were without their clerks and the shop owners themselves transacted what business there was One of the days few disorders was the looting by an unidentified group of men of the weekly maga zine Tangana Although railroadmen were on strike soldiers forced a train crew at Camaguey to take a train into Havana A bomb was exploded in the fiscal zone building at Cama guey State of War The government of President Car los Mendieta seizing a weapon forged more than a year ago by one of its enemies declared exist tence of a state of war throughout overthrow The decree provides for trials in councils of war for all persons ar rested for acts against the public order prohibits all persons from appearing on the streets at night without a special military pass and gives the military powers almost unlimited authority It was made effective immediately Started by Guiteras The decree is one used for the first time in Cuban history by or der of Dr Antonio Guiteras secre tary of war in the cabinet of for Tllrn I IB Column 3 THREE PICKETS FINED EACH Charges Dismissed by Judge on Condition Violence Should Cease Three women Mrs Fern Schaef er Mrs Avise Walker and Mrs luby Ward were each fined 510 Monday morning by John C Ship ey police judge on charges of as saulting Mrs Edith Nihoff on the steps of the FERA relief offices at the old postoffice about 8oclock as she attempted to go through the picket line of the striking relief workers Sentences were suspended on con dition that the three women stay away from the picket lines and frain from molesting anyone Are Wives of Strikers Although the women arrested were not relief workers they were wives of men on relief and lad joined the ranks of the pickets Monday morning in front of the old postoffice building Mrs Nihoff stated that she at empted to go to work on the sew ng project and that the women vould not allow her to enter the building She called a policeman who stated that as he attempted to escort her into the building the three women assaulted her and leat her Mrs Nihoff receiving a ilack eye Two of the women Mrs Schaefer ind Mrs Walker stated that they hoved Mrs Nihoff but did not itrike her while Mrs Ward stated hat she struck Mrs Nihoff when Mrs Nihoff raised a dinner bucket o hit her To Be No Violence Judge Shipley told the women when they said they preferred go ng to jail rather than give up the picketing that the local officers vere not attempting to persecute he relief workers and that they had a right to strike and picket peaceably but that there could be no violence Albert C Peters county director if relief stated Monday that all rojccts had been closed including he sewing project CLAIMSCAPTURE OF CRUISER AND 3000 SOLDIERS Revolutionary Officers in Flight With Their Commands Copjrritht by The Aixiclatcil tmr ATHENS March 11 Greek government today reported the smashing of armed rebel oppo sition in Macedonia the capture oC 3000 rebel soldiers and the virtual end of the Macedonian rebellion The light cruiser Hellc originally built in the United States for the Chinese government and second vessel in the rebel fleet was re ported in a message to the minis try of marine to be in government hands again in the port of Kavalla The crew of the Helle reported by radio as announced by the minis try Abandoned by Officers From the Helle at a m The cruiser was abandoned at 3 a m by all her officers on the active list We place ourselves at the or ders of the governments fleet and are awaiting with steam up for ni structions The crew further reported that it had thrown its officers accused of ordering the ship into the rebellion overboard into the harbor The min istry ordered the vessel to proceed to the Gulf Salonika The government dispatches did not mention a single clash with the rebels but painted a picture of a rapid series of capitulations and surrenders of villages into the gov ernments hands lieport Rebels Fleeing These reports said that the rev df their commands were fleeing east ward from Macedonia while 3000 had surrendered to government forces Seres where the government troops met unexpected resistance last night was reported by Gen George Kondylos minister of war to have been abandoned early this morning before the advance of his forces who marched triumphantly into town Later advices said Drama Kavilla and a host of smaller rebel centers had capitulated The rebel General Demetrius Ka manos who had been variously re ported suing for peace and fleeing to Alexandropolis to board a rebel ship was stated to be fleeing to ward Gumuryiina Exit Cut Off General Gialyseras of the gov ernment forces reported that he had taken Alexandropolis cutting off Kamanos1 exit The government declared that Ka manos had sent frantic radiograms to Crete asking aid from former Premier Venizelos the leader of the rebellion in Crete but that his pleas had been ignored Athens went wild with excitement All the local newspapers issued ex tras declaring that the men and women in the erstwhile rebel cities had strewn flowers in the paths of the loyal troops Unofficial reports said the cas ualties in the 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