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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 8 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO aECTlONB SECTION ONE NO 152 Compromise Necessary Senate Sustaining of Bonus Veto Is Not Enough By HEKBEET PUJMMER WASHINGTON April 8 The belief is growing among admin istration insiders that it is essen tialfor some sort of compromise to be worked out hi the senate on the Patman bon bill It will not be j enough many be I lieve for the Patman bill to be defeated I merely by the administr a t i o n commanding sufficient 1 strength in the senate to sustain a presid e n t i a 1 HBGHTWTMAN veto Here is the situation as they dope it out Should the senate sustain the president in his promised veto of the bonus bill as passed by the house then the door would be closed to those democratic repre sentatives who voted for the bill There will be no possible way for them to bridge their way back Dp for ReElection These members of the house will be up for reelection in 1936 at the same time as will be Mr Roosevelt The urge to Run With Roosevelt will be many necessary Unless given an opportunity to re turn to the fold their position might prove embarrassing Not to dispose of the bonus issue in one way or the other now may be politically dangerous to the admin istration It means prolong ing the agony into a presidential election year Some political onlookers profess to see in the way the senate han dled the workrelief bill in its final stages some hint the white house and administration leaders on cap itol hill are thinking along this line Bonus Vote Postponed While the threatof Long might been one of the reasons for it wasjiairly evidentas well LIQUOR BY DRINK BILL DEBATED Three Premiers Expected to Meet at Stresa MUSSOLINI WILL URGE ADOPTING REALIST POLICY Discussions Thursday to Climax Move Made in German Arms By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indications in London and Paris Monday were that three premiers will meet Thursday when the tri partite conference opens at Stresa Italy Sremier Mussolini as host will represent his nation Prime Minister Ramsay MacDon ald said he would represent Great Britain in company with Sir John Simon foreign secretary and re ports indicated that Premier Pierre Etienne Flandin would appear for France Meanwhile Soviet Russia served notice through its official newspa per Izvestia that she would not consider any decisions reached at Stresa binding if they conflict with the Russian views of Europes peace needs 2 Opposite Policies Benito Mussolinis realist poli cies will be stacked against Great Britains diplomatic idealism when representatives of three World war allies sit down at Stresa to de cide what to do about Germanys rearmament in violation of the Ver on the Patman bill should be had in the senate The modified silver inflation amendment offered by Thomas of Oklahoma was consented to be cause he had threatened if it was not accepted he would offer the bonus as a rider While Senator Glass of Virginia vehemently declared he would tell no one what he would do in confer ence the impression was that both the Thomas and McCarran amend ments were agreed to because it was thought they could be knocked out in conference later While such action does not re move the threat of a filibuster on the work relief bill later it did side track an expression by the senate on the bonus later when the whole question can be threshed out with the white house Posse Combs Swamp District in Hunt for Six Negro Convicts CAMDBN N Car April 8 National guardsmen and a posse of several hundred persons combed the dense Wateree river swamp district today for six armed Negro convicts who wounded one guard and over powered two others in escaping from the state prison farm near here Gilbert Mahaffey 28 year old guard was seriously wounded in a gun battle during which he shot threefleeing convicts one of them fatally as they broke from Desaus sure camp shortly after noon yes terday Officers said the six convicts dis appeared into the mile deep swamp along the river armed with rifles stolen from the prison office discussions come climax to weeks of martial rumblings fol lowing Adolf Hitlers bold decision for military conscription They will be held in a hall where Napoleon planned his crushing victory over the Austrians at Marengo Conflicting attitudes by Rome and London are indicated Italian circles have shown impatience with Great Britains caution and appar ent unwillingness to take too strong an action against Germany Exploring Attitudes This was tartly expressed by the authoritative Italian journal Popolo di Roma which said England ex plored the attitudes of Berlin Mos cow Warsaw and Praha and now needed to explore Englands atti tude Dispatches indicate the present unofficial desires of the three gov ernments briefly are as follows ITALY Action to safeguard peace an action strong and con crete with or without Germany GREAT BRITAIN A comprom ise general security plan not aimed Turn o Page 2 Column X Ready for Parley SIB JOHN SIMON May Ask Interim Appointment for Study of Liquor Probers ConsideV Plans for preliminary Report to Legislature FORECAST IOWA Fair in east portion increasing cloudiness and not so cold in west section Monday night Tuesday mostly cloudy rising temperature MINNESOTA Generally fair not so cool in west and south portions Monday night Tuesday probably showers in extreme northwest rising tem perature except in extreme northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 45 Minimum in Night 26 At 8 A M Monday 33 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning T imum Saturday 49 In Night 31 VM Sunday 35 BATTLES FOLLOW DANZIG ELECTION German Nazi and Pole Shot and Another Pole Beaten in Outbreak Copyright 1935 hy The Associated rrwts FREE CITY OF DANZIG April 8 German nazi and a Pole were shot and another Pole beaten today in an outbreak of violence in Brentau The stepson of a Polish employe of the gas company was shot in the chin and the nazi was shot in the stomach and seriously wounded Poles claimed that a band of nazis entered the gas company employes home in Brentau and beat him and that the shots were fired in the en suing fight The violence followed an election yesterday in which a handful of Danzig residents with the fighting spirit of Teutonic knightssucceeded in thwarting nazi ambitions to create a dictatorship in this free city as a step toward its reunion with the fatherland 60 Per Cent of Vote Nazis while polling approximate ly 60 per cent of the vote in yes terdays volkstag or parliament election fell considerably short of the twothirds majority required to wipe out opposition parties and make themselves supreme in the citys political life Approximately 93000 Danzig vot ers the majority of them German Catholics and socialists combined to drown the hopes of the Hitlerites The defeat was the first real de fiance nazidom has encountered Turn to Page 3 Column 7 6y Associated Press Staff Writer DES MOINES April 8 Plans for a preliminary report and a request for an interim appoint ment were being considered today by members of the legislative com mittee investigating the Iowa liquor control commission The proposal which Chairman M X Geske D of McGregor de clared was under serious considera tion would allow the inquirin group to make an abstract of its investigation up to the time of ad journment of the fortysixth gen eral assembly Report Next Session The interim appointment if ap proved by the senate and house would allow the committee to con tinue its investigation making its final report and recommendations to the next legislature or to a spe cial session if one is called Geske pointed out that while the committee has gone into testimony on at least a dozen subjects perti nent to the administration of the liquor control act there still remain many more points on which the committee should hear testimony Left to Counsel Meetings cf the committee have necessarily been delayed somewhat by the pressure of legislative busi ness in the two assemblies Actual plans for the hearings have been left in the hands of Floyd E Page of Denison committee counsel and his two assistants who make the first investigation subpoena wit nesses and attend to the mechanics of the sessions A mass of affidavits and informa tion from distillers and liquor dis tributing companies has yet to be examined by the committee The material was in answer to question naires sent out by the committee to Turn o rage 2 Column 4 Cities Along Mississippi Await Flood By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Lower Mississippi river cities Monday were warned of an ap proaching flood stage by the United States weather bureau at Keokuk The high point will be reached at Hannibal Mo Tuesday morning and at Quincy 111 Wednesday The river at Keokuk wasat 113 feet only seventenths of a foot be low the flood stage At Muscatine the Mississippi was at 139 feet the highest stage in five years and almost one foot be low the flood limit Muscatine river men however do not expect the river to reach the flood stage Flows Over Causeway Water was flowing over the causeway to Credit island at Daven port with the river at 121 feet and expected to rise to a crest of 125 late Monday Damage willbe done by the high waters although a slow fall after one day of little change is forecast The heaviest April snow since 1926 two and onehalf inches was melting rapidly at Keokuk where tulips and jonquils thrust their blooms through springs unusual white covering Snow melted as it t fell Sunday at Davenport Muscatine Burlington and Ottumwa Southern Iowa received most of the rain in the state Sunday Clar inda reported 72 inches Inwood 55 Atlantic 14 Keokuk 44 Burling ton 33 and Creston 32 All of the state was clear Mon day The forecast was fair in the east portion and increasing cloudi ness and not so coldjn the west be mostly cloudy with rising tem peratures The temperature will be above freezing in southern Iowa and 30 and 24 degrees above zero in the north Sunday plarinda was warm est with 52 and Estherville coldest with 24 WAIT FOR F RS RETURN TO OPEN RELIEF SPENDING War Profits Debated in House Food and Drug Bill in Senate WASHINGTON April 6 Ad ministration leaders looked today for President Roosevelts return to morrow to begin the giant task of spending and giving a much needed stimulus to a snail paced legislative program Friends of the administration forecast no time would be lost in putting into practical operation the transfer of 3500000 employables from direct to work relief Presiden tial signature of the works bill and executive orders creating the ma chinery for its operation were the first steps An agreement was reached mean while by leading house democrats to consult President Roosevelt before deciding whether to apply a no amendment gag rule for consid eration of the social security bill Will Ask Approval They will not ask a direct deci sion on the gag rule idea but will attempt to get his approval of the security bill in its present form Government business statisticians reported that industry was 12 per cent more active in the first quar ter of 1935 than the same period a year ago when industrial concerns theiiflwpt diys since 1930 ureau Baby Rescued From Burning Tent by His 4 Year Old Brother DUBOIS Nebr April 8 4 year old boy played hero at a camp near DuBois and rescued his baby brother from a burning tent while other chidlren ran away to tell the mother Mrs Walter Britt Buddy ran into the tent and brought out the baby who was asleep in a rocking chair A moment later the flaming canvas fell and virtually everything in the tent was de stroyed TORNADO LEAVES 26 KNOWN DEAD More Than 200 Injured and Damage Estimated at Done GLOSTER Miss April 8 A whining tornado which blew out of the west over parts of Louisiana Mississippi and Alabama during the weekend left in its path 26 known dead more than 200 injured and property damage estimated at 5300000 The funnel shaped wind did a hop skip and jump over the area striking first at Lake Providence La Saturday night When it crossed the Mississippi river moving southeast it struck three times with added fury at Dolorosa Gloster and Gillsburg Miss and spent its force by dipping down around Mobile Ala late yesterday 87 Dwellings Wrecked The main fury of the wind was left in this town of 1500 population between McComb and Natchez Not a house in the town escaped some damage and 760 inhabitants were affected directly by the storm Mayor Louis Kahn said 87 dwell ings were blown to splinters 41 so badly damaged that they will have to he razed 28 other dwellings and 20 business houses partly damaged The railroad station the hotel and three churches were wrecked The cotton gin the cotton ware house and the town water tank were destroyed Even the cemetery did not escape tombstones being blown down and shunted from grave to grave The landscape was strewn with timber metal roofing uprooted trees and general debris Deaf Clerk Causes Holdup Man Bother OMAHA April 8 Harry Hein clerk in an Omaha drugstore who is a trifle deaf cupped his ear bent over the counter and asked of the impatient Just what is it you want Give me the money shouted the man producing a gun He got of foreign and domestlcfcommeree held gains made in February The peak of the present upwart movement was probably reached early in February after allowance for seasonal factors the monthly review said but activity apparent ly has been maintained close to the level then reached Study War Profits Means of limiting war profits continued to occupy the house floor while the senate debated the Cope land pure food and drug bill Approaching a final vote on the antiwar profits bill the house con firmed its action to exempt labor from a section to draft manpower and industrial financial and ma terial resources to conduct war The vate was 207 to 11 A new NRA test case was f ilec in the supreme court for review that of the A L A Schechter Poultry corporation of New York government attorneys have agreec to press for a ruling Treated as Outcasts Before senate finance committee investigators Abram F Myers con tended independent theater owners had been treated as outcasts in the drafting of NRAs motion pic ture code Downtown the interstate com merce commission began an inves tigation of a leak through which word of two railroad loans reached Wall Street Saturday though the announcement was not made uuti today Orders were issued to complete selection of 110756 new members of the civilian conservation corps to bring it to full strength by May 1 The conference of 25 senators and representatives from five western states decided to ask president Roosevelt for for soil erosion work to be allocated from his work relief bill No Pension Decision The supreme court adjourned un til next Monday without passing on the constitutionality of the railway retirement act providing a pension at the age of 65 for more than 1 000000 employes Representative Hildebrandt D S Dak said today the proposal to parcel out the Minneapolis and St Turn to PHKE 2 Column 3 Property Damage Heavy Four white persons and four Negroes were killed here and 150 injured The property damage was estimated at 5250000 by the mayor From Gloster the storm struck next outside of the village of Gills burg 25 miles southeast of here where six persons were killed a score injured and 14 homes blown down The tornado then rode into the skies and was thought spent in the ozone but it swooped down yester day in the Mobile Ala area where it wrecked several homes unroofed others and did several thousand dollars property damage but no hu man loss of life or injury was re ported Nine Arc Drowned At Lake Providence La four white persons and five Negroes Turn to Tnge 2 Column 8 Mother to Plead for Hamilton AMENDMENTS TO ACT ARE PASSED BY IOWA SENATE Smaller Towns Would Be Required to Conduct Special Elections While all others deserted him Raymond Hamilton Texas desper ado captured at Fort Worth is shown being comforted by his mother Mrs Steve Davis She said she would appeal to Gov James V Allred for a commutation of the death sentence hanging over Hamilton As sociated Press ffijp AGAIN PICKETING No Attempts Made to Stop Relief Office Employes From Entering Picketing was resumed for a time i Monday morning at the relief headquarters in the old federal building as a result of a vote taken at a meeting of strikers at the la bor hall Saturday night No attempts were made to stop regular employes at the relief of fices Those having business in the building were allowed to enter one by one The meeting Saturday night was attended by approximately 300 per sons Several speakers who took the floor talked of individual complaints against the manner in which food and clothing were being distribut ed The allotment of subsistence gar dens started Monday under the su pervision of A N Michaels gar den supervisor Philippines to Hold Plebiscite May 14 MANILA P I April 8 Philippines took one more step along the road to independence today when the island legislature in a one day session provided for a pleb iscite May 14 on adoption of the constitution for the new common wealth government Marshall Testifies to Sioux City Jury SIOUX CITY April 8 Marshall Cedar Rapids editor was here to appear Monday afternoon before a secret session of the Wood bury county grand jury concerning local liquor graft conditions which he outlined last week before the legislative liquor investigating com mittee DBS MOINES April 8 state senate this afternoon began consideration of the liquor by the drink measure introduced by judi ciary committee number 2 Operating under a call which re quired the presence of all members he higher branch turned its atten tion to a series of amendments sponsored by Senator John K Val entine D of Centerville and adopted a number without a roll call vote One of the first amendments would allow the Iowa liquor control commission to issue licenses for the sale of liquor by the drink by ho tels restaurants clubs and bars in towns with a population of 10000 or more which voted for repeal Would Hold Elections Smaller municipalities would be required to hold elections at which the question of resale would be sub mitted to the voters Licenses would be good for a four year period The senate adopted by acclama tion the ValentineDonahue amend ment to reduce license fees for clubs Another amendment approved made it mandatory for licensing and puchase of liquor from the state li quor control commission Adoption of another of the 15 amendments sponsored by Senators alentme and Donohue the liquor control commisiion to OF RECOGNITION Tinkham Plans to Take Fight Against Soviet Russia to House Floor WASHINGTON April 8 Representative Tinkham R Mass disclosed today that he plans to carry to the floor of the house his ight to puc congress on record as favoring withdrawal of recognition from soviet Russia The recognition obtained in 1933 he said was obtained on specific promises a series of prom ises in writing All of these have seen violated particularly the one regarding agitation and overthrow of established government A house committee investigating unAmerican activities found he said that there was overwhelming evidence of official connection be tween the government at Moscow and the increasing and perfected communistic activities to overthrow our government by force here Ludendorff Proudly Calls Self Heathen LONDON April 8 The Munich correspondent of Reuters reports today that Gen Erich Lu dendorff breaking a long silence on the eve of his seventieth birthday proudly styled himself an anti Christian and a heathen and plac ed the blame on Christianity for Germanys collapse in 1918 those to individual permit Holders but requires that the price to the licensees shall be the same regard less of the amount purchased Amendments Approved The number of corrective amend ments sfragihtening out wording of the bill and clarifying its provisions were approved after brief explana tion by Senator Valentine and a savings clause was tacked to the bill Four amendments offered by Sen ator T F Driscoll R of Lee were adopted by the senate One would require persons apply ing for licenses to pay the fee at the time the license is issued rather than in four installments as pro vided in the original measure Would Require Notice Another would require the liquor control commission to certify to city treasurers notice of issuance of a license The section had origin ally provided the certification to be made to county auditors and was amended to provide that the notice be sent to city treasurers on motion of Senator George Wilson R of Des Moines A provision for the en try of the notice of payment of fee in the county auditors tax books was stricken No liquor would be sold on credit and violation of this provision would constitute grounds for the revoca tion of licenses under the teams of aonther amendment while the rage 3 Column 3 Moscow Announces 3 More Executions MOSCOW April 8 more executions in Moscow were an nounced today making a total of 54 carried out in Russia since the present anticrime campaign was started as the government decreed the full penalties of law against any criminal down to 12 years of age Moron Admits Slaying Little Girl With Rock DRUMRIGHT Okla April 8 UP Williams 20 described as mentally deficient was arrested to day and confessed he beat Kathryn Kline 7 year old daughter of a Crow oil field worker to death with a large rock because she wanted to go to her dead mother Chief of Police Jack Ary said Williams was arrested at his home a short distance from a barn in which the girls body was found this morning He confessed the kill ing Chief Ary said immediately af ter his capture A large rock found near the body was covered with blood the chief added Officers said the girl had gone early to the home of a neighbor about a quarter of a mile from her own dwelling leaving the neighbors house at a m Her mother Mrs A C Kline be came worried when the girl failec to appear in time to go to school The girls body was found just as her father an employe of the Prairie Oil company arrived hom to join in the search Afraid of the Stove There was a woman in northwest Pennsylvania a few years ago of whom it was said that she was afraid of the kitchen stove She neednt have been if she had had a copy of EVERYBODYS COOK BOOK Shed have known just what to do with the stove and how o do it to the delight of every mem ber of her family This cook book is a remarkable collection of tested recipes for all kinds of cooking and it also includes marketing informa tion oven temperatures baking and roasting times and a glossary of cooking terminology Inclose 15 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