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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NCWSPAHR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE 8EKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 19 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS TWO SECTIONS SKCT10N ONE NO 135 Talk Gains Importance Third Party Chance in 1936 Is Still Nebulous By HERBERT PLUMMER WASHINGTON March 19 Talk of a third party in 1936 while still more or less nebulous has tak en on a new meaning in view of recent develop ments in Wash ington Politicians and political analysts point to several which they believe is indicative of the trend in this di rection While they quick to say it is highly improbable the opposition t o President Roose velt will become formidable enough to endanger his leadership or chan ces for reelection should the eco nomic situation grow worse any thing might happen They point to the following as sign posts The incessant hammering of the administration by Huey Long The new insurgent movement in the house promoted by progressives from the northwest Dissatisfaction among progres sives in the senate over the contest to unseat Bronson Cutting of New Mexico which they believe has ad ministration support McCarlSwanson Feud President Roosevelts decision to support Secretary Swanson of the navy in his squabble with Comp troller General McCarl over travel ing expenses of dependents of naval officers ordered home for retire ment is the most recent cause of discord McCarl is a protege of Senator Norm of Nebraska leader of the progressives in the senate Norris already has come to bat for McCarl and is prepared to go even further for him The amount of money in volved in the SwansonMcCarl feud is insignificant but Norris and other progressives contend the comptroller general is an agent of congress whose function it is to check on the expenditures of the executive branches of the govern ment They fear a breakdown of the whole accounting system if McCarl is not sustained These are instances that congress is becoming restless and is not so unitedly behind the administration as in the last session It is in such an atmosphere talk of a third party usually flourishes Republicans Watching The republicans have assumed an attitude of watchful waiting They are doing everything they can to hinder the administration without being openly charged of obstruction tactics G O P leaders admit privately their strategy is to lie low and wait for a break Continued assaults on the administration by the radicals such as Long and failure or recov policies may in their estima tion lead to a threecornered con test similar to that in 1912 with the democrats on the losing end this time There have been rumors impos sible of verification that the Louisi ana kingfish and Governor Olson farmerlabor chief executive of Min nesota have been discussing the third party idea Gossip is to the effect these two would set them selves up as centers around whom could be combined all the dissatis fied elements into a third partv in 1936 Dubuque Residence Lighting Rates Cut DUBUQUE March 19 Interstate Power company today an nounced a voluntary reduction in residence lighting rates here The reduction is expected to save Du buque consumers a year TheWeaiher FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and somewhat colder in extreme south portion Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy followed by showers In west and extreme south MIN N E S O T A Increasing cloudiness somewhat warmer in extreme west portion Tues day night Wednesday cloudy followed by snow and much colder in west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 48 Minimum In Nifht 37 At 8 A M Tuesday 39 IOWA ROBBERY SUSPECTS ESCAPE German Air Force Stages Military Maneuvers WOULD ABOLISH PAY SCALE UNTIL SURVEY IS MADE Committee of Citizens Offers Solution for Relief Strike A recommendation by the citi zens committee that air wage scales be abolished until a new sur vey in strict accordance with regu lations can be made was the out standing development Tuesday in the relief workers strike A M Schanke relief administra tor Tuesday afternoon said he was calling a meeting of the wage committee to consider the recom mendation At a meeting of the citizens com mittee appointed last week by Mayor J J Burns composed of W G C Bagley president of the First National bank Harry Sondergaard member of the board of super visors Curtis Yelland and Lee P Loomis local businessmen and Glenn Woodward member of the state board of the Federation of Labor George Johnson business agent of the butcher workers un ion Clint Hickox president of the local Trades and Labor assembly and H C Peters representative of the unemployed council with D H Fitzpatrick as chairman without vote held Tuesday morning at the city hall developments since the last meeting were considered There were present representing the unemployedcouncil beside Mr Peters Abe Butler and Joe Morse A M Schanke chairman of the county wage committee was also present Makes Motion At length after much discussion Committeeman Woodward moved that the citizens committee ap pointed by Mayor Bums recommend to the county wage committee that all work relief wage scales be abol ished in Cerro Gordo county until such time as federal and state of ficials can make a new and com plete wage survey in strict accord ance with the regulations of the federal and state emergency relief The motion was seconded by Yel land and a roll call ordered The vote was as follows Yelland aye Wood ward aye Johnson aye Peters aye Bagley aye Loomis aye Com mitteemen Hickox and Sondergaard were not present Then Commttteeman Bagley moved that the committee having no power and being able only to recommend bad completed all func tions possible under the circum stances therefore reported its rec ommendations and then adjourned sine die The motion was seconded by Peters and carried unanimously Stage Parade As the relief committee went in to session to meet representatives of the relief organization approxi mately 200 relief workers staged a parade through the business sec tion of the city The relief workers meeting Mon day night at their headquarters at 226 South Federal avenue decided to stage the parade Plans for the march appeared to be headed up ty Harry Owens who said he is from Des Moines but who has an Turn to Pajcc 2 Column 4 SPRING TO BRING STATE SHOWERS Partly Cloudy and Somewhat Colder Is Forecast for Iowa DES MOINES March 19 WV Iowa seems likely to usher in spring officially two days hence with showers The weather bureauforecast part ly cloudy and somewhat colder in the extreme south portion tonight and cloudy followed by showers in the west and extreme south tomor row The temperature will vary from 33 in the southern part of the state to 28 in the northern The coldest point reported the last 24 hours was Sioux City where it was 36 this morning Council Bluffs and Omaha were the warm est with 62 Trust Head Dies BERUN March 19 Carl Duisberg founder and president ofthe powerful Ger man dye trust which is playing a prominent part in the Ger man rearmament program died today at the age of 74 Basic Sciences Bill Wins First Test in Senate State Upper House Rejects Move to Send Act Back to Committee Heads School Board COUNCIL BLUFFS March 19 S Byers attorney was fleeted president of the Council Bluffs school board DES MOINES March 19 The basic sciences bill survived its first legislative test today when the state senate rejected a Groove to send the controversial measure back to committee A motion by Senator Chris Reese of Marshalltown to resubmit the bill to the public health com mittee was defeated by a 17 to 33 vote and one by Senator E L Ala son of Brooklyn to send it to the appropriations committee by a 13 to 37 count The actions to sidetrack consid eration of the bill were made after the senate working before crowded galleries had revised the controver sial measure by adopting commit tee amendments and had rejected one major suggested alteration Defeated 18 to 32 A vote of 18 to 32 defeated that amendment which was sponsored by Senator Leo Elthon of Fer tile and which would have desig nated the profession of members of a board to examine applicants for licenses to practice the healing arts Elthons amendment would have specified that the five member state board be composed of one physician one osteooath one chiro practor and two members learned in the healing arts Senator Garritt E Roelofs of Sioux Center opposed the Elthon amendment contending that it was not the intent of the public health committee or the sponsors of the bill to hav a partisan board Adionrn for Day After its action on the Elthon amendment the senate adjourned for the day leaviner further con sideration of the basic sciences bill for tomorrow Adoption of the changes sug gested by the public health com mittee was with the understanding that individual amendments to the bill in its revised form could be considered later Under the measures provisions all applicants for licenses to prac tice medicine and surgery osteo pathy and surgery osteopathy Turn in Puce 2 Column 3i Britain Asks Boost in Air Force Funds French Plan Bonuses as Austrians Talk Conscription Copyright by An soda led Tremt LONDON March Brit ish government today asked the house of commons to give it an ap propriation of nearly more this year than last for air defense The government plea for more armaments money followed by one day its protest to Reichsfuehrer Hitler against Germanys reestab lishment of a conscript army with airplanes in violation of the Versail les Sir Philip Sasstin undersecretary of state for air told the legislators that Great Britains defense weak ness was not only a danger to our selves but to the cause of peace He introduced the new air esti mates which contain an increase of pounds over 1934 Last years air aviation budget was tely We are not de clared Sir Philip and neither are we influenced by the He said that Great Britain had pared her defenses to the bone and now was pursuing peace by a new road without abandoning the old French Chamber Acts PARIS March 19 Cham ber of Deputies finance committee today approved the appropriation of francs J bonuses for reenlistment in rthe French army i The bill which Is designed to stimulate enlistment in the army and thus enlarge the professional force which already is over had been in the bands of the com mittee for some time It was promptly brought out to day and started on its way to the chamber of deputies Demands Austrian Army VIENNA March 19 de mand for the restoration of compul sory military service in Austria was made today by Emil Fey minister of the interior in a signed statement in the newspaper Oesterreich Abend zeitung STICK TO FACTS GOVERNOR URGES Herring Criticizes Taking of Hearsay Evidence in Liquor Probe DES MOINES March 19 The action of the legislative inves tigating committee in taking hear say evidence in its inquiry of the state liquor control commission was criticized today by Gov Clyde L Herring The governor referred to testi mony yesterday by Nova L John son Dea Moines salesman in which Johnson said he had been told an unsuccessful attempt was made to induce H C Reppert Des Moines trucker to raise his liquor hauling bid four cents a case and put the difference in a Hearsay testimony is not admis sible in courts of record the gov ernor contended and should not have been taken by the Subpoena Bank Accounts Meanwhile it was reported com mittee members were pursuing their Investigation with a hint of Turn Tftre 2 Column 4t Grand Jury to Investigate Ohio Relief Graft Charges COLUMBUS Ohio March 19 grand jury investigation of Federal Relief Administrator Har rv L Hopkins charges that Gover nor Martin L Daveys campaign committee solicited funds from firms selling goods to the Ohio re lief commission was ordered to day Affidavits supporting Hopkins assertion that he had incontrover tible evidence to back up his charge of a shakedown were ceived by Attorney General John W Bricker a republican and Don ald J Hoskins Franklin county prosecutor Hoskins said the Franklin county Columbus grand jury now in ses ion would take up the case Thurs day U S District Attorney Francis Canny of Dayton took charge of a checkup of relief records to deter mine whether federal statutes had been violated Bricker withheld comment on the affidavits but Hoskins announced the names of witnesses to be sum moned including Francis W Poul son state democratic executive committee chairman Poulson in reply to Hopkins fhargcs said he had solicited funds to meet a deficit from the Davey campaign and offered no apolo HUGE BOMBERS PURSUIT PLANES FLY OVER BERLIN Reports That U S Will Protest Violation of Treaty Heard CopjrUht The AnitoclnteJ Trend BERLIN March squad ron of German bombers and pur suit planes roared over Berlin to day in the first military air man euvers since the World war as Ger many exulting in Reichsfuehrcr Hitlers announcement that Ger many was rearmed feverishly cele brated this mass demonstration of fitness to fight Even as the planes flew overhead rumors flew through Berlin that the United States would protest against the violation of the Ger manAmerican peace treaty and that Germany had concluded a mili tary alliance with Japan To Eliminate Others At the same time German offi cials said that now that the arms limitation imposed by the treaty of Versailles had been disregarded the demilitarized Rhineland zones provisions of the treaty would be the next to be France accepts the demilitarization of similar areas of French soil Germanys fighting planes ap peared suddenly over the capital this afternoon They flew low The roar of their motors filled the For almost an hour they crossed and crisscrossed the city The entire population of Berlin stood in the streets and hung out of windows shouting and waving Normal Life Halted The citys normal life was halted as the people watchd Air Minister Hermann Wilhelm Goerings pract cal proof that Germany is no longer bound by the Versailles treaty From 100 to 150 planes were esti mated to have participated They glistened in the bright sun On one side of their tails they car ried brilliant swastikas and on the other side were stripes of black white and red The squadron flew in various for mations One numbered 33 planes Others went in formations of threes and sixes Preliminary Maneuver The afternoons maneuver how ever was merely a preliminary to tonights air defense program and was staged to remind the citizens of Berlin that they must put out their lights and remain quiet In a rehearsal of mimic warfare between 10 p and midnight The principal flight participating in the maneuver was called the von Richthofen in memory of the Red Knight of Germany who fought with General self an the trenches in France Goering himself became leader of the old von Richthofen Turn to Ifljce 2 Column 6 LOOT MISSOURI 3 Bandits Hold Assistant Cashier Prisoner Most of Night SEDALIA March 19 The Sedalia Bank and Trust com pany was robbed of approximately at opening time today by three men who rushed into the building after holding Assistant Cashier James Norlin prisoner a great part of the night Norlin William Courtney cash ier Fred Brink teller E A Stre low bookkeeper Rowena Turner stenographer and William Hurley who knocked at a window while the robbers were in the bank were locked in the vault where they re mained almost half an hour The trio seized Norlin a national guard officer as he was returning early today in uniform to the home of Mayor O B Poundstone his brotherinlaw where he lives Two of the robbers guarded Nor lin in his room with sawed off shotguns and kept the mayor his wife two children John and Pat ricia and a sisterinlaw Miss Florence Norlin in a separate room They took the money from the vault and fled The direction in which they left was not learned These Are for Alyce Jane June McHfinrvii cheerful bravery won her host of boy friends In Fall Klver whore tho girl is recuperating from her upsidedown gtomach Some of the friends are anovvn on tho hospital giving Mrs McHenry a bouquet for Alyce Jane Associated 27 Moslems Slain and 97 Hurt in Riot Demonstrate Against Execution of One of Fellows KARACHI India March 19 UP Twentyseven Mohammedans were killed and 97 injured today when police stopped a riot of 000 demonstrating against the exe cution1 of a fellow Moslem with a volley of shots The man executed was Abdul Quayam who had been convicted of murdering a Hindu whom he claim ed had written an offensive work about the prophet Mohammed Bye witnesses said an excited crowd of Mohammedans rushed to the executed mans grave exhumed the body and attempted to carry it in procession Koters Threw Stones The police intervened and at tempted to atop the parade The demonstrators threw stones and other missiles The police called for reinforce ments of soldiers and the combined authorities opened fire when the ri oting persisted The mob was estimated by au thorities to have been made up of Mohammedans including several thousand women and child ren Body Burled Again In the panic which ensued after the volley was fired into the rioters ranks the police obtained the body of the murderer took it back to the cemetery and reburied it Troops with fixed bayonets stood guard over the area as trucks re moved the dead and injured from the street The injured were taken to the civil hospital Russians Comment on Note of British MOSCOW March 19 thorized Russian circles today termed the British note to Berlin on Germanys conscript decision an undeniable success for Germany and an even greater capitulation by Great Britain than could have been Diis After Operation NEW YORK March 19 Isaac Parshelsky a native of DCS Moines who won honor as a fortAf Viio VinmP fr iff 1933 had been diverted to ordln BONUS ISSUE UP BEFORE HOUSE Takes Place With Relief in Senate as 2 Outstanding Congress Tasks WASHINGTON March The virile cash bonus issue burst forth at the capitaltoday to take a place beside the workrelief program as the two outstanding legislative problems of President Roosevelt The senate was engaged in what was forecast as the lasttwo or three days of debate on the relief bill with amendments pending to cut off the work fund Administration spokesmen expressed confidence of defeating the reduction and foresaw final passage Thursday At the other end of the capitol representatives were prepared for long hours of debate on the bonus issue Passage of some bill was conceded by leaders even over President Roosevelts emphatic opposition 3 Major Choices There were three major choices The Patman currency expansion payment method VinsonAmerican Legion bill leaving the method of payment to the administration and the TydingsCochran plan to give the exsoldiers negotiable bonds in stead of cash At the white house it became ap parent the administration has adopted an attitude of extreme cau tion in its consideration of the Eu ropean situation growing out of Germanys abrogation of the mili tary clauses of the Versailles treaty Other developments The senate munitions committee assured President Roosevelt it would have ready by April 1 a leg islative program aimed at taking the profit out of war Little Hope of Bill Invited to the white house by the president the committee said that on the larger subject of controll ing industry in peace time there was little hope of drafting legisla tion at this session Just before visiting the chief ex ecutive the committee heard from John T Flynn attorney retained by the investigators testimony urging a drastic wartime industrial draft which would limit salaries to 000 a year and take by government taxation virtually all profits above 3 per cent Asserting of the or 2 KIDNAPED AND CARS SEIZED AS FOUR MEN FLEE Head Toward Sioux City Following Gun Battle With Sheriff HARLAN March 19 Four robbery suspects escaped after a running gun battle with Sheritt Grover Philson today and later kid naped two men and seized their automobiles to aid them in the flight They headed in the direction of Sioux City where they were be lieved to have a hideout Cliff Gardner 41 year old farmer was the first kidnap victim was unharmed three miles from Charter Oak about 10 oclock after the bandits had struck another man over the head and sped away in his automobile Strike Second Man Gardner said the four men who bad forced him to drive them away in his struck the second man without warning aa he was taking chains off his automobile by the side of Then Gardner said the men bundled the man In his own machine and drove off The second kidnap victim Albert Martens Mapleton farmer was re leased several hours later 2 miles east of Sioux City He wag suf fering from a cut near the base of his skull and cuts on his hands which he said resulted when he fell against a barbed wire fence when the bandits slugged him The bandit suspects gave Gard ner 75 cents after they released him and told him to return home Gardner described the men an being between 30 and 35 of age and etch was dark com Sheriff Philson accompanied by two night watchmen had Intercept ed the suspects at a highway inter section four miles south of Wood bine just before dawn after Wood bine authorities had telephoned him for assistance following the robbery there The suspects wheeled their car around when Philson attempted to halt them and sped toward the west Philson gave chase aad gun fire was exchanged Four bullets entered the sheriffs car but didnot hit the occupants Philson lost the trail of the sus pects when the lightingsystem of his automobile went bad and he was unable to keep closely behind them Turn Off Highway Four miles west of Harlan the four men turned their car off the highway on to a dirt road where their car was stuck in the mud They then went to the farm home Turn to 1 Column 3 English Police Have New Torso Mystery LONDON March 19 body from which the head and legs had been hacked was found tonight in the grand union canal near Brent the English police on their newest Torso murder case Songs Are Old Friends To run through the pages of Ev erybodys Song Book is to greet scores of old friends and to bring back memories that make the eyes grow misty You will find yourself humming the familiar airs and con ning the words of which you have in many instances only a hazy rec ollection And then wiu will be planning a songfest at which you will go through the book from cover to cover More than 200 songs are included in this book of 144 pages and they are all indexed for ready reference The paper is durable and the cover heavy and strong And dont forget that the music is given for every adapted to the average voice factor died at his Brooklyn home following an intestinal operation He was 59 Turn ta Tune 2 Column 3 The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J 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