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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEI6HIORS HOME EDITION VOL CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED FRE88 LEASED WIRE CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION 166 Dickinson Makes Slip Appears to Be More of Candidate Than Hell Admit By MUNKO KEZER ASHINGTON Ap ril 24 tor L j Dickin crus a d i n g Iowa enemy of everything new dealish may be more of a presi dential candidate for the G O P nomination than hes willing to ad mit yet Dickinson has smiled and said nothing w h e n ever interrogated about the in creasing of his name as a re publican presi dential possibility If he spoke at all it usually was to call attention to his candidacy for renomination to the senate next year A few telling words slipped out atithe senator put on his hat to leave his office to attend a republi can gathering here at which Wil iam AllenWhite Kansas editor discussed therepublican picture Dickinson Retreats Tin perfectly willing to let Van dehberg have the publicity Dickin son said as long as I get the dele gates That means that you are a can didate for the presidential nomina tion Dickinson was asked but he retreated quickly with a smiling reply That is if 1 should be a candi date he said with a slight empha sis1 on the if Gwynne Is Pleased Representative John W Gwynne has been watching the threatened dismemberment of the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad hailed with pleasure reports that another attempted sale of the road hail fallen through for lack of bid ders He viewed this as furnishing adidtional time for the receiver to try to make a showingthat the road can be operated as a unit satisfac torily The road dunujnto of of t Iowas nine repreeenta tlveaineoiiiieiJMrt fach tuu been with more or less interest Gwynne has filed notice with the Interstate Com merce commission that he wants to in protest if the question of dismembering the system or abandoning any linescomes up Gwynne also has conferred with Minnesota congressmen interested in keeping the road and they are prepared to act in unison to at temptto block any moves likely to deprive towns of service or strike at railroad employment MONTANA HANGS YOUNG SLAYER Convicted of Killing Member of Industrial School Faculty MILES CITY Mont April 24 IS John Zorn 26 year old slayer was hanged in the Custer county jail here early today He was convicted of shooting to death Les ter C Jones member of the Mon tana industrial school faculty dur ing an attempted robbery at the in stitution on August 12 1934 Zom was arrested a iew days later in Minneapolis The trap was sprung at a m Calmthough slightly trembling Zorn walked to the gallows with his spiritual adviser the Rev George Reid Miles City Methodist minister Twice Sheriff Edgar Taslor asked Zorn if he wished to make a final statementBoth times the young man head Tien the trap was sprung and14 minutes Zorn was pronounceddead TTzeWeather FORECAST IOWA Rain Wednesday night and Thursday with local thunderstorms colder Thurs day and in west portion Wed nesday night strong shifting winds MINNESOTA Kain Wednes day night and Thursday cold er in west and south Wednesday night and in southeast Thurs day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday B9 Minimum in Night 48 At 8 A M Wednesday 53 Rainfall 50 Aprils precipitation was raised to 178 inches by the half inch of moisture recorded Tuesday night Failing steadily it was absorbed al most 100 per cent by the soil with greater benefit than some times tomes from an inch of rain GENERAL RAIN AIDS NORTH IOWA Senate Passes Bill for State Highway Patrol 3 NEW UNITS TO HELP IN FINDING WORK FOR IDLE Roosevelt Says Tugwell Will Direct Rural Resettlement WASHINGTON April 24 Sixty existing government agencies and three newly created units today were given the task by President Roosevelt of finding jobs for 3500 000 unemployed Putting in operation the adminis trations works pro gram the president divided the workmaking project into eight classes which included highway con struction rural electricification housing farm rehabilitation soil erosion and clerical and professional employment Mr Roosevelts outline of this vast program far overshadowed de velopments on capitol hill where the senate drove toward passage of the Bankhead billion dollar farm tenant aid bill and the house plunged deep er into debate on the Nay bill Tugwell Heads Unit Talking to reporters at his press conference the chief executive said he had named Rexfdrd G Tugwell undersecretary of agriculture as head of one of the threenew units resettlement The other new agencies will handle grade crossing eliminations and rural electrification The president indiscussingthe it enn jects would clear through Frank C Walker of Montanaand New York The allotment board which will pass ondistributionof the 000000 fund will probably be named tomorrow Rural Resettlement The rural resettlement organiza tion will undertake the movement of families and possibly even whole communities to new places of better opportunity This agency also will take over subsistence homesteading and other related agencies Other developments James P Warburg New York banker expressed strong opposition before a senate banking subcommit tee to the provisions of the omnibus banking bill which give the federal reserve board more centralized con trol over currency and credit Frank T Hines veteran admin istrator told the senate finance committee the Harrison compromise bonus plan would call for the expen diture of about and the issuance of in bonds as compared with estimates that the Patman and Vinson cash payment bills would cost and respectively Ship Lacked Discipline Lack of discipline on the burning Morro Castle was cited to the house merchant marine committee today by Director Joseph B Weaver of the bureau of navigation and steam boat inspection as evidence of the needof legislation to tighten up re quirements for seamen President Roosevelt has appointed JohnN Edy of Texas to be assist ant director of the budget Daniel Bell hasbeen serving as acting di rector and the Edy appointment is believed indicative he will carry on in that office Earth Tremors That Shake Cape Cod Area Called Purely Local PROVINCETOWN Mass April 24 tremors which shook houses and rattled dishes here were described today by Dr L D Leet Harvard seismologist as purely local The quake which terrified inhab itants of this town on the tip of Cape Cod last night was not related he id to those in Formosa and Iraq The quake felt for miles along Cape Cod occurred at p m to the Harvard seismo graph Man Wife Killed as Their Plane Crashes EL PASO Tex April 24 UK Mr and Mrs Carl F Denkman Tucson Ariz were killed and their bodies burned beyond recognition when their airplane crashed last night near Fort Hancock 54 miles east of here Family Plane Ready for Tests Powered by a low priced auto motor and designed to sell for less than a small highwing monoplane is beinc groomed for tests at Marshall Mo by its builder Ole Fahlln The plane two views of which are shown was financed by the department of commerce Associated Press UNGW1HES FROM INJURIES Condition of New Hampton Mayor Hurt in Same Crash Critical NEW HAMPTON April chael Ungs North Washington farmer died Wednesday morning at 9 oclock at the StateUniversi ty of Iowa hospital from injuries re ceived Monday afternoon in an au tomobile accident near Indepen dence F J Conley mayor of New Hampton who was also injured in the accident is in a critical condi tion and physicians stated his re covery was doubtful Tings who was 49 years ofage suffered a broken back He was tak en to Iowa City late Tuesday Sur viving are a wife and eight children Mayor Conley suffered a broken left arm fractured collarbone arid several fractured ribs His daugh ter Miss Eileen Conley South Bend Ind arrived late Tuesday af ternoon and another daughter Miss Mary Conley Muscatine came here Tuesday morning Other members of Mayor Con leys family are Mrs Conley and two daughters Miss Margaret Con ley a student at St Catherines col lege St Paul and Miss Frances Conley Atterbury Succeeded ement as Perm Railroad President by Cl PHILADELPHIA April 24 William W Atterbury today retired as president of the Pennsylvania Railroad company and was succeed ed by Martin W Clement vice pres ident Atterbury who has been ill since last August and would have retired next January under the companys regulations was not a candidate for reelection when the board of direc tors reorganized today and elected officers Instead Atterbury nominated Cle ment as his successor Atterbury had been president of the company since Oct 1 1925 Clement who is 53 has been act ing as president since Atterburys illness 45 Miners Believed Drowned in Africa JOHANNESBURG Union of South Africa April 24 five miners were believed to have perished today when a sudden in rush of water flooded the lower level of the new Machavia gold mine near Potchefstroom Hiccoughs of Garner Farm Hand Lessen Andrew Brelicb 23 Garner farm hand was confined at the Park hos pital at Mason City Wednesday for treatment of an unusual attack hiccoughs brought on by the use of formaldehyde in dipping potatoes for planting Mr Brelich had dipped potatoes all day Monday and awoke Tuesday morning with hiccoughs coming at the rate of 150 a minute When treatment at Garner failed to slow down the rate of the hic coughs Mr Brelich was taken to the hospital at Mason City where he was put to sleep by a hypodermic injection Wednesday morning Mr Brelich was sleeping naturally and the hiccoughs had been reduced to about 12 a minute Attending physicians stated that if Mr Brelich was susceptible to hic coughs the excessive breathing of formaldehyde fumes would bring on such an attack Such cases are rare in young persons according to the physicians Charles Edison May Succeed Moffett as U S Housing Chief WASHINGTON April 24 The name of Charles Edison son of the inventor was among a list of men mentioned today as possible choices to succeed James A Mof fett when the latter retires as fed eral housing administrator Edison was the first housing ad ministrator for New Jersey Friends of Moffett said the ad ministrator expects to discuss the question of his resignation in an other conference with President Roosevelt before he leaves Sunday for a trip to the orient His proposed resignation was not definitely accepted in a luncheon talk at the white house yesterday It was understood that President Roosevelt suggested that1 instead of resigning he take a leave of ab sence he belief in informed circles is that Moffett suggested that Stewart McDonald assistant administrator be advanced to the head of the or ganization SEIZED BY MAIL ROBBERS BULLETIN WARREN Ohio April 24 fP robbers obtained 000 today when they held up a United States mail truck here AMENDMENTS TO ACT MAKE IT GO BACK TO HOUSE 53 Man Force Would Be Ruled by Secretary of State DBS MOINES April 24 Creation of a 53 man state highway patrol under the direction of the secretary of state was voted today by the Iowa senate The house approved bill passed the upper branch of the assembly without an opposing vote but amendments adopted make neces sary its return to the house for fur ther action The efforts to establish the patrol as a separate department of the state government under direction of Uie governor failed by s vote of 18 to 27 which defeated an amendment by Senators John N Calhoun R of Keosauqua and Paul Schmidt CD of Iowa City Clocks Are Stopped Legislative clocks were stopped today as both branches of the assembly plodded through their work in their endeavor to bring the fortysixth general assembly ses sion to a close Resolutions which the two branches had adopted set the ad journment time at 5 p m yesterday and the clock stopping expedient was resorted to at p m yester day to allow the legislators to con tinuetheir work MennWhllei rthe1 bill which the house passed yester day went over to the senate and the chain store tax bill was made ready for return to the house for consideration of senate amendments Beer Conferees Named The conference committee which will seek to work out differences between the senate and house on re vision of the beer law was com pleted today when Lieut Gov Nels Kraschei named the senate con ferees Conferees appointed for the upper branch Senator T F Driscoll D of Farmington Howard Baldwin D of Cascade Frank Byers R of Cedar Rapids and E P Dono hue R of New Hampton Amendments which the senate at tached to the highway patrol bill included one by Senator L T Shangle D of Oskaloosa which would make it the duty of the high way patrolmen to arrest persons committing a crime in their pres ence Agree to Amendment After considerable discussion the senate agreed to an amendment pro viding that not more than 60 per cent of the members of the patrol be of the same political party A provision which would fix the percentage at 51 was discussed at length as the senators delved into mathematics The highway patrol under the bills provisions will be under the supervision of the office of the sec retary of state and will be charged with the duty of enforcing highway laws and safety measures Vote on Amendment The vote on the CalhounSchraidt amendment which would have cre ated the patrol as a separate de partment was as follows Ayes Berg Calhoun Chrystal Donohue Hush Kimberly McArthur Miller Nelson Parker Patterson Roelofs Schmidt Stanley Stevens of Decatur Stevens of Wapello and Valentine Noes Baldwin Beardsley Bell of Crawford Bill ingsley Corwin Dewey Doze Dris coll Fisch Goetsch Grunewald Harrington Hopkins Husted Knud son Malone Mason Meyer Mill hone Moore Mullaney Pendray Reese Shangle Shaw and Wilson Salary Raise Defeated An effort by Senator E I Mason D of Brooklyn to raise the salar ies ofthe highway patrolmen was defeated by the senate As the bill now stands the head of the depart ment will receive 5200 a month as sistant chiefs and patrolmen will receive a starting salary of a month An amendment by Senator Claude of Corning which was adopted prohibits the highway pa trolmen from wearing uniforms of the United States army navy or marine corps while on duty The senate also passed and sent to the governor the FreeburnWiese bill to make an appropriation of 10000 for destitute school districts A Lucky Kid A clump of bushes 50 feet down the Niagara rivers gorge bank saved Douglas Dean 8 from death in the rapids far below He hung on the bushes unconscious until his playmates called police who found him suffering with a cut scalp Associated Press Pho Senate Refuses Confirmation of Bernard Manley Turns Down SpeidelSecom Time but Agrees to Two Other Appointees DBS MOINES April 24 state senate in executive session to day confirmed two of Gov Clyde L Herrings appointments but refused to accept two others The upper branch confirmed Rep resentativeCL McKinnon D of New London forthe state highway commission and the reappointment of Anna B Lawther of Dubuque to the state board of education For the second time the senate refused to confirm the appointment of John C Spiedel of Washington to the state board of assesment and review The senate also refused the ap pointment of Bernard E Manley of iiason City to the state liquor eon rol commission Spiedels appointment was first refused by the senate some time ago but Governor Herring resub mitted the former state legislators name saying he felt he was the best available man for the position Spie del was a member of the interim ax committee Manley was one of the three ori ginal members of the state liquor commission His term expires July 1 1935 Noxious Weed BillApproved by Iowa House DBS MOINES April 24 noxious weed bill proposed in sev eral past legislative sessions was adopted today by the Iowa house 76 o 41 but an appropriation to fi nance the program was eliminated Working without pay because the hour for adjournment was passed and clocks stopped yesterday the ower branch also voted approval to 11 legalizing bills seven of which already had passed in the senate and now go to the governor for his sig nature The weed bill provides for des gnation of a state botanist and em iloyment by the agricultural de jartment of a state weed commis sioner to direct a program for eradication in five years ofnoxious weed species in Iowa Employ Commissioners Boards of supervisors would be directed to employ county weed commissioners and cities at the de sire of their council might hire lo cal weed commissioners to inspect and enforce the program for weed destruction Power to name what shall be nox ious weeds under the program will rest with the botanist and state commissioner Provision is made for public destruction and charging for such public work when private land owners fail to cary out the destruc tion orders A appropriation for each of the next two years waa stricken from the bill by an amendment Chain Bill Received The state planning committee bill toprohibit rebates or allowance Conference Held on Streetcar Walkout OMAHA April 24 scheduled a conference today to dis cuss possibility of breaking the streetcar tieup as a result of em ployes strike for higher pay closed shop recognition and adjustment of working conditions Gather to Map 1935 Chinch Bug Campaign KEOKUK April 24 tern entomologists gathered here to map the 19S5 chinch bug campaign recommended use of treated paper barriers and uniform distribution of barrier oil as most effective means of combatting pests Conway Committeed to Hospital for Insane COUNCIL BLUFFS April 24 JP Pottawattamie county sanity commission committed Newell Con way to the state hospital for the insane Conway disappeared a week after marrying Helen Adams of Moorhead Herring Still Home With Severe Cold DES MOINES April 24 Gov Clyde L Herring today was still confined to hishome with severe cold but his physician said the governors general condition was good MASON CITY HAS HALFINCHMORE ATOTHERPOINTS Soil Put in Condition for Crops Pastures and Hay Lands Helped A general rainfall over North owa Tuesday night put the soil in erfect condition for crops and elped pastures and hay lands hich have been backward because f cool weather The rainfall varied over the entire orthern part of the state with 5 f an inch falling in Mason City because it fell slowly so that prac ically all went into the ground ths recipitation was worth an inch of rdinary rain according to Marion Olson county agent Further rainfall waa being fore ast for Iowa Wednesday by the ovemment weather bureau Local hunderstorms accompanied by trong shifting winds were predict d for Wednesday night and Thurs ay Fortunate North Iowa The current months moisture was raised to 178 inches by Tues day nights steady rain This is 94 of an inch less than the normal April precipitation of 272 inches nut with a week to go and rain in ie air it is within tha possibili ties that that mark will be exceed ed How singularly fortunate North Iowa has been in the matter of moisture is reflected in the follow ing chart showing the precipita tion recprded in the past year com pared with the 50 year average for theppstedpriceiof was defeated by the house The voti was 32 to 57 No effort had yet been made to consider the amendments incorpor ated into the chain store bill yester day by the senate although the bill was returned to the house floor Among measures approved today were four to legalize the corporate renewal of Iowa firms They in cluded the New Nonpareil company of Council Bluffs the Ames Tribune Publishing company of Ames the Lone Rock Telephone of Mason City and the Cumberland Telephone company of Cumberland Bills for Turn io Fnge 3 Column 4 SEES BREAKUP OF COMMITTEE JAM Harrison Says Senate Soon to Get NRA and Social Security Bills WASHINGTON April Chairman Harrison predicted today an early breaking up of the jam in lis senate finance congestion which has been holding up two of the ma or measures the social security egislation and the bill to extend the ife of NRA The leader from Mississippi fore cast that the committee would get he bonus bill out of the way tomor row and begin work immediately on NRA extension He said he hoped to jet that through the committee also y early next week and start con sideration of the social security pro gram Hearings on NRA and social se curity have been completed by the committee and Harrison planned to conclude the bonus hearings today with testimony by Brig Gen Frank T Hines administrator of veterans affairs Almost every day since the first of the session the committee has een holding open hearings on these three proposals From now on it will ipend most of its time in executive session until the three bills are be ore the senate Mason City Past year June 262 July 391 August 368 September 574 October 1 107 November 369 December 135 January 1S8 February 75 March 117 April 178 2814 Normal 481 3M 331 200 136 97 92 101 144 273 2956 It will be noted that with a week yet to go the precipitation for the mst twelve months is within an nch an a half of the half century normal of 2S56 inches Another notable fact is that in ive of the twelve months the mois ure has been greater than normal with a close approach to normal in our other months Sioux City Leads Tuesdays highest precipitation in he state waa at Sioux City where 58 inches of rain fell Charles City ad 44 Council Bluffs 04 and Du uque and Des Moines only a trace Practically all oats was sown in his section of the stateand farm rs were plowing for corn The first ats sown is just breaking through he ground There had been no ering because of lack of moisture xcept in a few isolated spots but he soil was getting in condition here more water could readily be ised according to farmers Benefits Grass Lands The rain wag of special benefit or grass lands particularly where Turn in Pane 3 Cnlilmn 1 2 Missionaries Held by Chinese Bandits Face Death May 9 LONDON April 24 The O inland mission headquarters was informed today that two Bri tish missionaries Rudolf Bosshardt and A Hayman kidnaped by Chin e bandits face death May 9 unless the demands of their captors for ransom in the form of money and antiaircraft guns are met The plight of the two British sub jects was reported in a cable from L Chinese sion of the mis A FLOWER GARDEN In planning a garden or the dec oration of a whole property with various gardens borders hedges and the like it is necessary to know both how to plant and raise flowers and what they will look like after they are grown This calls for some understanding of soils and seasons planting transplanting and cultiva tion All this information comes to you in the booklet Annual Flower ing Plants now offered through our Washington information bureau A copy will be sent to any address for 10 cents Use coupon The Mason City GIobeGazettS Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents In cote carefully wrapped for the boklet on Annual Flowering Plants Name Street City State Mail to Washington D GR   

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