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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                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 SATURDAY APRIL 13 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 157 Republican Meets Set Leaders Have Great Hopes for Little Conventions HERBERT PLUMMER 1ASHINGTON April 13 Republican lead ers here are re luctant to tal about it openly but p r i v a t ely theyll admit thej have great hope for the miniatur party convention scheduled to be held soon Republicans o the middlewes are to get to gether presuma bly some time in May while thosi of the six Nev England states may meet even sooner Aware of the fact that too much ballyhoo over such meetings fre quently results in their not measur ing up to expectations the G O P high command is doing little public predicting It has high hopes how ever that interest and enthusiasm in the partys future will be stirred and concrete evidence given the country that G O P is far from being dead If these two sectional meetings are successful republican chieftains believe the idea will be taken up by members of the party in the middle Atlantic and far western states Criticism Encouraging It was to be expected that the re publicans would show some signs of stirring atthis time With nomi nating conventions and primaries for presidential preference just a little more than a year away neces sity for some move toward organ ization for the 1936 campaign is evident Then too the criticism being lev eled of late at the new deal and President of it from the democrats has been encouraging to repuBU eaisciieauied njeetings willj depart from the run of political powwows where high sounding resolutions proclaim faith in the party and its principles or whether there will be an attempt to strike out boldly on a new path remains to be seen It is known that some are counsel ing the latter course urging that old methods be discarded and that a militant campaign against what President Roosevelt chooses to call the new order of things be in augurated A Common Ground Republican leaders long have realized that the greatest difficulty with which they have had to con tend in recent years is the divi sion in their ranks between con servatives and liberals They also know that if they hope to regain strength and return to power some middle ground on which both can stand must be found They believe the new deal of fers such While the conservative and liberal wings of the party would be unwilling to surrender their pet beliefs for the sake of a republican victory in 36 it might be possible for both to unite on a platform which denounces the new deal Senator Borah of Idaho for ex ample probably wouldnt find it at all difficult to go along with the party on a proposition like that There are others in the ranks of G O P like him 3 POWERS PLAN PARLEY IN MAY Legislative Committee Concludes Liquor Probe WISSLER ADMITS URGiNCKER TO BOOST PRICE Former Brother in Law of Herring Explains Reppert Claims DES MOINES April 13 legislative investigation of the Iowa liquor control commission ended to day with the testimony of W E Wissler of Des Moines His only connection with the ef forts to get the commission truck ing contract for the Retail Mer chants Delivery of Des Moines came at the request of one of his cus omers who hoped to sell trucks to the delivery concern he testified When Wisslers testimony was ended SenatorM X Geshe D of McGregor chairman c the commit tee announced the inquiry was fin ished saying Winds Up Inquiry That winds up little ball of varn Howard C Reppert president of he delivery system had previously lestified Wissler an official of the cr d for merly brotherinlaw of Gov Clyde L Herring sought to induce him to raise his bid four c a case the increase to go to democratic cam aign funds Wissler he had luggested the bid be raised 4 cents suggestio House Postpones Action on Chain Store Tax Bill Ransom a case but declared the ppeits con commission approved Heisaiaheihad dis lussed the contract with tti truck er and had told Reppert he didnt believe the delivery company could make any money on the bid of 25 ents a case Told Him to Fight I told him to raise his price and ight for it Wssler told the com mittee Wissler said his first effort to ush the Reppert bid started when eorge ODea of the ODea Motor ompany of Des Moines one of Wis ers customers asked him to in ercede ODea told him he hoped to ell trucks to the Retail Merchants elivery if the concern got the con ract the witness declared Wissler went to see Harold M ooper chairman of the liquor ommission and received the im ression Cooper was not giving the etail Merchants Delivery bid ser ous consideration because the hairman didnt believe the concern ould carry through the provisions f the contract the witness told the ommittee Confer on Contract Wissler and Reppert later con erred on the contract and it was hen the former suggested the bid e raised from 25 to 29 cents a case Payment of was report ed made to a band of kidnapers for the release Eutlmlo Falla Bonet wealthy young Cuban who was held captive over night Authorities have recovered of the ransom money As sociated Six Pefsdns at Nashua When Train Hits Auto One Seriously Injured Car Demolished by Engine While Switching NASHUA April 13Six per sons were injured one seriously when the car in which they were rid ing was smashed by an Illinois Cen tral freight train at oclock Saturday afternoon Gus Browse about 40 and three children Lawrence 10 Virgil 3 and Marion and Mrs Browse and a neighbor boy Edwin Sheldon 14 son of Mr and Mrs Frank Shel don were the persons injured They ware on their way to the Nashua Equity office when the accident oc curred near the Equity office Switching in Yards The train was No 541 north bound freight which was switching The Weather FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness Saturday night becoming un settled Sunday or Sunday night rising temperature Sat urday night and in east and south portion Sunday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy Saturday night and Sunday possibly local showers Sunday in northwest warmer Saturday night extreme in ex treme northwest warmer Sun day in southeast cooler in ev treme west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 52 Minimum in Night 27 At 8 A M Saturday 41 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO April 13 weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday April 15 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great Considerable cloudiness probably with one or two precipitation pe riods in most sections cooler be ginning of week probably rising tomperature in latter part The witness said he wanted to I in the yards William Montgomery protect Reppert and at the same time told him Do you realize you Turn to Page 2 Column 8 RELEASE FUNDS FOR DUST AREA Payment for Tractor Fuel Authorized by Relief Administrator By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Release of federal relief funds for dust control work cheered residents of the midwests drought area Sat urday as short crop reports in fluenced wheat in a rise to the dol larabushel mark at Chicago and silt clouds whipped up by spring winds spread afar Payment for tractor the rate of 10 cents an the use of relief workers was author ized by Administrator Harry L Hopkins in the relatively small af fected region The federal funds and labor will 3e used on projects in Kansas Texas New Mexico Colorado and Nebraska Strip listing already is under way in Kansas the project jeing financed by a previous 250 000 allotment Seeking to withdraw arid areas from agricultural production the department of agriculture projected a survey of the damage Plans un der consideration call for with drawal of between 50000000 and 1000000000 acres now in produc tion for use for grazing forest planting recreation and wild life lurposes was the engineer and F A Hunt conductor Both are from Waterloo The train struck the auto and car ried it about 30 feet turning it end over end All the occupants were thrown out The Sheldon boys right hand was cut off at the wrist when the automobile was jammed be tween the railroad tracks and a coal shed He was the most seriously in jursd Live East of Nashua Mr Browse who lives 10 miles east of Nashua was cut on the forehead and bruised All the others except Virgil also suffered cuts on their heads Virgil received scratches and bruises All the injured persons were taken to the Waverly hospital Among the witnesses were W L Peterson manager of the Equitable office Miss Claudia Smith book keeper and Mr Hayes commission er from Chicago who was in the office at the time The auto was demolished Senate Fails to Obtain Quorum and Adjourns DES MOINES April 13 Further action on the chain store tax bill went over until next Monday in the house as the Iowa general as sembly today plodded through its second Saturday morning session of the year While the house worked through the morning the senate met only briefly and adjourned in the absence of a quorum of members House action deferring further consideration of the chain store measure made it probable that th scheduled consideration of Gov Clyde L Herrings veto of the home stead tax exemption bill will go over until later in the week Meets No Opposition The motion to defer on the chain store tax bill was made by one of its sponsors Representative Don Burington Dem of Woodbury and was agreed to without opposition The house refused to reconsider its action in passing the bill to rewrite the state nursing law which hac been approved by both branches of the assembly Representative William Treimer Dem of OBrien filed the motion to reconsider which was debated and then rejected by a vote of 56 to 42 The bill earlier had been approvec by the house by a vote of 56 to 46 and it was attacked today on the grounds that it would divert fron the general state funds a share of the fees from nurse examinations which is Representative D of Cedar called up the motior to reconsider and asked the house to defeat the motion On Common Consent Claims bills which the house ap proved in acting on common con sent measures included one to ap propriate 1000 to Guy Bowles of ijawarden for injuries received at he Anamosa reformatory On motion of Representative A H Avery R of Ulay the house devoted 10 minutes to listening to an address by Representative J V D of Iowa eulogizing Thomas Jefferson Gallagher declared that Jeffer sons doctrine of equal justice to all and special privileges to none the keystone of American demo ratic principles and the cornerstone upon which the United States musi rest In informal conferences in the egislative chambers there was talk oday of possible efforts to repeal he state retail sales tax in view f the governors veto of the home lead exemption bill which would lave diverted receipts from the ax Pass Claim Bills The house passed 11 claim bills otaling for persons injured n highway accidents and state iu titutions A senate bill was passed y the house legalizing issuance of 15000 in warrants against the 1931 ounty poor fund of Wayne county A house bill if approved would estore salary allowed the Dlinton county auditor for making p city tax books 2 Boys and 2 Girls Killed When Freight r Train Strikes Auto COLUMBUS owo April 13 UPI boys and two girls return ing home from a date were kill ed late last night when a fast Penn sylvania freight train struck their automobile in Pataskala 17 miles east of here The dead Jonathan Mills 19 of Pataskala Harold Amspaugh 19 of near Pataskala Mabel Lucille Ling 18 of Wag rum Wilma Gladys Link 16 her sis ter JOBLESS RELIEF IN APRIL COSTS US 113 MILLION Iowa Share as Plans for Work Aid Are Pushed WASHINGTON April 13 The government set aside 3S4 for Aprils jobless burden today as administration officials pressed development of the program for shifting from direct to work relief Harry L Hopkins the relief ad ministrator allotted the April mon ey covering every state except Georgia But what new step in the work drive would next be added to plans for boosting the civilian con servation corps by 300000 and elim inating railroad grade crossings was of major interest to the capital The April total compared with for March Grants included Iowa Over Million Illinois Iowa 568 Minnesota 53729135 Mis souri 2773985 Nebraska 976 210 South Dakota Hopkins explained the allotments included funds previously made available as well as grants for the remainder of the month Funds were for general and drought relief tran sient aid emergency education and the student aid program The house held a Saturday meet ing to consume more of the long hours of tiebategvhich must precetie the amendment stage of considering1 the social security bill Its passage in some form was foreseen some time next week but not until after further tests of the Townsend old age pension plan Senate In The senate was in recess today Other capital activities As negotiations continued on the threatened strike in the rubber in dustry William Green president Turn In Pane 2 Column l Dog Rescues Dust Victims Lost in a raging Qust storm near Sublette Kans Lelaml Fox 10 and his stepsister Corine Weeden 9 sought shelter behind a dust clogged fence overnight Their dog helped them find their way home while 100 men conducted a wide search for them Associated Press photo StresaTMeet Headliner of Weeks News The Rice amendment to the chain tore tax bill backed by an an ounced bloc of 27 members of the owa house gained verbal support rom several more when it was aken up yesterday It failed to each a final vote however when epresentative Lamar P Foster D of Cedar moved to lay it aside ntil all other amendments are erfected into the original bill and he house agreed by a vote of 74 o 23 Turn to Exemptions The house then tui to ex mptions from the tax and during Turn to Page 2 Column 6 EARLY MORE SHOPPING DAYS UNTIL CASTER MGARRAN RAPS OLD CWA PLAN Says He Understands It Will Be Used in Relief by Government WASHINGTON April 13 lenator McCarran D Nev said oday he understood the old CWA Ian was going to be followed in h e governments works drive I understand they are going to jo on the old civil works adminis ration plan he said The CWA was the greatest fizzle there ever vas They might just as well slush ut the money McCarran was the leader of one f the hottest fights over the works ill in the senate He led the attempt to make it mandatory to pay relief workers the same hourly wage rates received by employes in private in dustry Opposed by Administration His efforts were opposed by ad ministration advocates of month security wages The result was a compromise providing that wage rates prevailing in private in dustry should be paid workers on permanent public buildings erected with work relief money But now McCarran said today it seems as though they dont want to construct federal buildings be cause such construction is too slow Commenting on the wages issue he said Theyll either have to tear down the wage structure of the country or else follow the spirit of the Mc Carran amendment It looks to me as though they are vitiating the spirit of the amendment I have al ways contended that they are try ing to tear down the wage scale Expects No Trouble McCarrans comment was prompt ed particularly by the disclosure yesterday that at least one demo cratic leader in the house expects the compromise wage requirements to give the administration no trouble Representative Buchanan D Texas told the house he believed President Roosevelt could set aside money from the works fund for fed eral buildings if he wanted to do so but that he was confident this would not be done BIG NEWS OF WEEK REACH ACCORD AT STRESA STUDENTS ASSAIL WAR DUST OVER SOUTHWEST By WILLARD KEEFE Associated Press Staff Writer Garmany announced itself ready to enter an eastern European pact of nonaggression even though other signatories stipulated among themselves accords of reciprocal as sistance Germanys announcement fol lowed the agreement at Stresa of Great Britain France and Italy to pursue the same program at next weeks league of nations council regarding Germanys rearmament France whose representations brought the league councilinto ses sion agreed before the program was settled to refrain from asking the council to condemn Germany Russia Awaits Outcome Russia awaiting the outcome of the Stresa conference declined to commit herself on the European se curity situation Earlier in the week Hitler suf fered a setback when his nazi party failed to poll the twothirds vote in Danzig necessary to modify its con stitution In Berlin Sol Epstein a Jew and Hans Zeigler Aryan were beheaded for the murder of Horst Wessel who gave his name to the nazi war song AntiWar Strike Students in scattered colleges and schools abandoned their classrooms in an antiwar strike for one aft ernoon and took part in mass dem onstrations that were mostly free from disorder The national student strike committee termed the move ment a success Sticks stones eggs and stench bombs were thrown in Chicago campus disorders Dust storms spread over the west and southwest covering almost half the nation In some districts all ac Turn to page 2 column 1 Two Aged Sisters Burn to Death as Fire Damages Home NEW YORK April 13 Trapped in their bedroom by a fire of unexplained origin Mrs Mar garet McNenney 80 and her sister Miss Julia Whclihan 78 were burned to death at Stapleton Staten Island early today Only the upper part of their two and one half story home was burned Fire men were investigating to deter mine the cause of the fire FRATLEADERS ExPresident U of ExIowa Chapter Says He Will Not Go Home CHICAGO April 13 Bluestein of Lynn Mass expres ident of the exIowa chapter of Phi Beta Delta was hunting a job here today and expressed doubt about returning home because he believed lis father might be annoyed ovei he scandal that resulted in his sus pension Accompanied by Mitchell Lavine of Newark N J former vice pres dent of the chapter disbanded by he University of Iowas board of discipline on charges of maintain ng a disorderly house both youths said neither was thinking seriously if returning home Lavine was also iuspended from the university Both Express Surprise Both expressed surprise at the attitude of the merchants of Iowa ity following the episode that made national news of them They asked us not to fight the thing Bluestein said because we would tir up feeling against them and ut into the profits Bluestein was asked how long he would be in Chicago He peered into lis wallet and remarked he didnt know Father Well Known My father is well known in iynn he said and my brother von an honor scholarship awarded n Lynn for the best high school tudent He said he had not heard rom his father He declined to give further dc ails of the alleged midnight revels n his fraternity house which in olved asserted smuggling of two rirls into the group saying We are men It was a fraternity nd after all we must stick togeth r Seven Stay on Campus IOWA CITY April 13 ew remaining members of the dis anded Phi Beta Delta fraternity waited action by University of owa officials today concerning robable reinstatement of three members It was considered likely three members of the 23 suspended on larges of keeping a disorderly ouse would be reinstated Seven lembers of the fraternity remained n the campus but all of the others mplicated had left the city DANUBE STATES WILL BE ASKED TO ATTEND MEET Europe to Seek Way to Guard Independence of Austria By ANDRUE BERDING CopjritHI 1930 by The PrcM STRESA April historic Stresa conference came to an end here this evening in a spirit of cor diality and collaboration A Danubian conference to find a way of guaranteeing Austrias in dependence with Germany Italy and France present was virtually decided upon today for next month probably May 20 at Rome With this as the immediate out come of the tripower conferences here observers saw the further pos sibility of a general European con ference to seal the stability of Eu rope now that Germanys willing ness to adhere to a nonaggression pact has been expressed Probably at Rome A British spokesman referring to the proposed Danubian parley said Such a conference is almost cre tain probably at Rome in May A wide range of subjects was the only official description of what the premiers discussed this morn ing The premiers concluded today their discussion of the proposed Eu ropean air pact a part of the FrancoBritish agreements reached in London last February without reaching any decision Invite Border States It was intimated that those In vited to the Danubian conference will be Austria and the states bor dering upon Czecho slovakia Hungary Italy and Yugo slavia and France Britain Poland and Rumania It was said that this conference may be followed by other sessions to treat with the concrete subjects and perhaps by a general European session to consider the question of European security in a broad way At Geneva also where the coun cil session next week will consider Frances protest against German re armament a movement broad in nature presumably will be inaugur ated in connection with the Paris governments appeal It is expected ty an exhaustive examination to irrive at the best method of assur ing the sanctity of treaties To Name Commission Practical measures to restrain and even punish treaty repudiators example economic and finan ial develop from the inquiry by the league Present slans call for the appointment of a eague commission of study One question to be decided is whether measures against treaty riolators would require an amend ment to the league covenant or such action could be taken under the existing covenant If reaty repudiation was deemed to nvolve the threat of war then the eague council could act since the ovenant authorizes in such cases any action deemed wise and ef ectual to safeguard the peace of ations The league assembly several ears ago adopted a report inter Tnni to JPaue 3 Column K Bandits Get Loot in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS April 13 Two bandits robbed John Larson Koprietor of a check cashing bu reau of here today escaping after they fired two shots at a pur suing motorcycle patrolman You Need This Map This map brings you an upto ate course in European geography n which innumerable changes have een made since the World war In ddition to all geographical data icluding areas populations dis ances and a list of the ZOO largest ties it carries a wealth of the atest statistical information bear g on national wealth monetary nits railroads airways motor ve cles telephones the league of ua ons etc Its value will be proved y use in home school or office end 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic 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