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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                3 MEM 4 tPT OF l A NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 1 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 172 LIQUOR PROBERS FIND LAW VIOLATED lowans in Washington Utterback Believes Iowa Can Be Made Ideal State By MUNBO KEZEB May 1 resentative Hu bert Utterback quiet Iowa firs termer thinks the Hawkeyi state easily can be made the ideal state for all its people Heres bio for mula three fold program 1 Rural elec trification 2 F a r m t o market roads 3 Subsistence farmsteads of 2C to 40 acres for persons with seasonal or sporadic employment To these he says a fourth might be of recreational outlets Utterback views the coming fed eral work relief program as fur nishing opportunity for important steps on the first two points of his ideal Iowa program and the en tire program as entirely feasible in a short period of years Ideal Place to Live If we can go along with these activities without being set back by reactionaries for three to five years Utterback said it seems to me Ipwa can easily be made the ideal place in which to live for all its people Rural electrification with cheap power and all weather roads on the L marr would Jive them the comforts and conveniences at home The good roads would permit them to get to town for work or shopping or entertainment The lowan said small farms of 20 to 40 acres would assure at least a living for persons who now are employed only part of the time who are engaged in seasonal em ployment or who are thrown out of work by industrialdislocations Short Working Hours Prospects of shorter working hours in industry he said would make it easy for persons to live 30 to 40 miles from work if neces sary where they could travel on good roads and still have time to take care of a 20 to 40 acre tract These conditions Utterback said would make for ideal homes Turn to Page Z Column 1 Okay Improvements for Vets Hospita WASHINGTON May 1 provements costing on the Veterans hospital at Des Moines and on the hospital al Knoxville were approved by the vet erans administration House Votes to Hear Evidence of Graft MILITARY SHOW SPEAKING RIOTS MARK MAY DAY Soviet Russias Biggest Army Demonstration Seen in Moscow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The greatest military demonstra tion in the history of soviet Russia at Moscow holiday speeches throughout Germany a bombing in Vienna rioting in France and wide spread police precautions against possible disturbances in the United States marked May day throughout the world Wednesday In Moscow spokesmen delivered somber warnings of impending war while nearly 700 military planes droned over red square and the mas sive red army passed in review Bflementy Voroshilloff soviet com missar for defense told Russian workers that war hangs like a leavy cloud over humanity and he assured his comrades and told the world that if war is imposed upon us the enemy will get acquainted with our red army At Tomb of Lenin They must not reproach them selvesif that acquaintance is dis asteful he added From the tomb of Lenin Josep Stalin the dictator reviewed th display of squat rumbling tank he heavy bombing andlightpursui fleetXarjhqred Icars lumber Iowa Oil Men Protest Against Chain Store Tax Owners and employes of filling stations and gasoline companies in Iowa petitioned the state legisla ture to exempt petroleum companies from the chain store tax recently passed Placards they carried to the gallery of the assembly stated many stations would be forced to close if made to pay the tax Their appeal was denied Associated Press t TMWeather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy showers Wednesday night and probably In northeast and extreme east portions Thursday morning warmer in east and central sec tions Wednesday and In extreme east Thursday MINNESOTA Showers prob able Wednesday night and Thursday warmer In east por tion Wednesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 54 Minimum in Night 32 At 8 A M Wednesday 42 Rainfall 32 Drought At 11 oclock Wednes day forenoon more precipitation had been recorded in Mason City in a 12 months period than in the av erage year for the past half century The total stood at 2974 in compar ison with a normal of 2956 inches About a third of an inch had fallen before 8 oclock Wednesday and 30 more descended in a steady drizzle in the early part of the forenoon The total precipitation for last May was only 80 of an inch an amount which appears likely to be surpassed before the end of the first day of this May At 3 oclock Wednesday after noon the precipitation since 8 A M had passed the half inch mark bringing the total for the 24 hour period to about 83 of an inch waves of infantry tha urged past the reviewers stand From all parts of Germany con spicuously from the newly acquire Saarland Germans went to Berlir o celebrate the Day of Nationa Chancellor Adolf Hitler told mor than 1000000 workers assemble I Tempelhof airfield that althoug foreign nations may offer me whol ontinents I would rather be th oorest citizen here Festival Air in Germany Storm troopers marching songs tilitary bands legions of soldierly litler youth and other features o he new Germany contributed to thi estival air In a brief address to youth organ zations Hitler said in part In reeting you I greet the Germanj f peace but also of courage The propaganda ministry an ounced that all aircraft had been rounded for the day as a precau tion against any unpleasant inci dent Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels hailed the sun piercing th snow clouds over Berlin as Hit ler weather Snow fell soon after he completed his remarks Munich Exercises Canceled May day exercises in Munich the city of Hitlers first political fail ures and success were canceled os tensibly because of bad weather but in reality because so few workers appeared at rallying points Dr Johann Thanhofera high of ficial of the Austrian chancellery Turn lo Tase 2 Column J EXPECT ENGLAND TO KEEP PEACE British Dominions Look to Mother Country to Show Way to Europe Coprtsftt 1935 ly Th Associated Press LONDON May well in formed source in close contact with the situation said today the prime ministers of Great Britains domin ions have informed the British gov ernment that the whole empire is counting on the mother country to keep Europe at peace It was understood todays full cabinet session was given detailed reports of conversations on the for eign policy and defense at Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonalds of fices in the parliament building The conversations were entered into by Prime Minister Robert Bennett of Canada Prime Minister J B M Hertzog of the Union of South Afri ca and Prime Minister J A Lyora 01 Australia After MacDonald and Sir John Simon foreign secretary had ex plained to them the latest develop nents in European peace negotia ions the visiting prime ministers t was stated assured the British eaders that they have the whole hearted backing of the empire HITLER CLAIMS HE SEEKS PEACE Tells Nations That Germany of Today is Not One of Yesterday Copyright 1935 by The AswdatM Press BERLIN May 1 er Hitler told more than a million persons gathered at his feet in Tempelhof airdrome that Germany Jesires only peace with other na tions Justas we restored peace within Germany he said we want peace abroad because only then can our domestic works be a success It was a cold stormy day The listeningmultitudes were lashed by a thunderstorm but Hitler bare headed stood high above them on a rostrum and pleaded for a closer union of the nation His voice was husky but easy to understand as he spoke with solemnity through mi crophones which carried his voice to every section of the Reich Not of Yesterday May other nations understand he declared that the Germany of today is not the Germany of yes terday Therefore fellow citizens I ask you to bind faster the band of the community Do not forget that you are members of one people as ordained by God The that the German nation had now become a new people We are a people without materials without colonies without capital without foreign bank de posits he said We know nothing ut sacrifices small wages and high taxes but we do have one tamely our German people Make Germany Happy We therefore ten other coun ties Dont fear we want anything from you We are proud enough to say that the highest thing we have s something you could not give us if you would namely our people As leader of this people I know of no more precious task than to nake Germany happy again Even hough you foreign nations may of fer me whole continents I would rather be the poorest citizen here Economic Life Ruined We were a people that was im jotent because we were disunited That made us play ball with for eign nations Small states could cast humiliation upon us and deprive our citizsns of their rights Our eco nomic life was ruined All that once had seemed good had become bad But now we have become a new people Great ages always result rom strong leadership but the best eader must fail if there is not Turn lo 2 Column fi Herring Spends Brief Time at Office Not Quite Up to Snuff DES MOINES May 1 yde Herring went to his state ouse office this morning but re mained only a short time and ad mitted he still wasnt feeling up to nuff The governor recovering rom a respiratory infection which as kept him in bed at home lor early a week conferred with a few riends but did not attempt Ui ransact any great amount of of cial business F R Gives Go Signal in Job Drive WASHINGTON May 1 go signal in his em ployment given by Bresi denfr Roosevelt tie es tablishment of the rural resettlement division in tended to move families to places where they can earn a living This was the first executive or der issued under the jobmaking program and many others must follow before the entire machien can get in motion While not explaining the delay in officially creating the new govern ment units the president did an nounce at his press coonference that be had asked Morris Llewellyn ooke of Philadelphia to establish the rural electrification division I Senate Still Deadlocked On Capitol Hill administration leaders still sought a means of Breaking the senate deadlock over he CostiganWagner antilynching bill which is being filibustered by southern senators Caught in the am behind this measure are the compromise bonus NRA banking and other bills The senate finance committee dis regarded the administrations rec ommendation for a twoyear exten sion of NRA and voted to continue the present law with three changes until April 1 of next year As another step in the long con troversy over the blue eagle admin istration the committee voted 16 to 3 to report out a resolution extend ing the present law with a prohibi tion against price fixing and a lim itation of codes to interstate busi ness McSivain Takes Blame Chairman McSwain DS Car assumed full blame for publication of secret testimony of international import given the house military committee by two high army offi cers The grayhaired former soldier returned to his office late this morningfrom New York opened a letter of rebuke from President Roosevelt for allowing the testi mony to become public and read it aloud to reporters I assume the full blame The re sponsibility is mine and that of the clerks under me He promised to reply to the pres idents letter by tomorrow Reports made by national banks on their financial condition were criticized before the senate banking committee while the house ap proached a vote on the administra tions omnibus banking bill New Deal Attacked Downtown business leaders at tending the annual convention of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States heard new attacks on various phases of the new deal Turn lo Pace 2 Column 4 MGRADYSENTTO MEDIATE STRIKE Chevrolet and Fisher Bod Plants in Three Cities Closed Down 1 INDICATE ROBLES KIDNAPER IS DEAD TUCSON Ariz May 1 irnment officials indicated today hat the actual kidnaper of 6 year old June Robles is dead eral government sent its ace med ator Edward F McGrady into th trouble zone of the giant automobil industry today to cope with strike and threats of strikes which hav already affected more than 1300 employes of General Motors corp oration subsidiaries Arriving in Detroit late last nigh by plane on orders from Secretary Perkins McGrady set up temporar headquarters in Detroit denied him self to interviewers and protested that his mission was secret Situation Is Faced Facing McGrady labor leaders and automobile manufacturers was this situation Chevrolet Motor company plant in Toledo was idle with 2300 workers affected by what laboi leaders described as the key strike precipitated last week by disagree ments over wage proposals Fisher Body company plant in Cleveland was closed down affecting 9000 workers Louis Spi wak labor leader said the men would not return to work until the Toledo strike is settled Sympathy Walkout and Fisher plants In Cincinnati were idle with 2300 workers out on what was described as a sympathy strike with Toledo workers N Taylor American Feder ation of Labor organizer in Toledo predicted all General Motors plants will be closed by Friday reported in Buick and Fisher plants in Flint Mich with workers and the management spreading a closed conference over two days Helen Kuhl Leams That Club Attacker Killed Young Sister COUNCIL BLUFFS May 1 Kuhl 17 Pacific Junction high school girl who was brutally beaten by the club attacker who killed her sister Edith 13 March 20 was informed last night that her sister is dead The girl left the Council Bluffs hospital today She was told by Mills County At torney W H T Weils who hoped to obtain information of value from tier for the prosecution of Clarence Price 49 on a murder charge in connection with the bludgeon as sault A skull decompression operation which Helen must undergo has been postponed indefinitely her physician announced DeEtta Reindl Given Recommendation for Postmaster in Manly WASHINGTON May 1 Appointment of Miss De Etta Reindl of Manly Iowa postmaster has been recommended by Repre sentative Fred Biermann D of owa G 0 P WARNED ANY PROBES NOT TO BE ONE SIDED 3 Conference Committee at Work as Assembly Sets Record DES MOINES May 1 Iowa house passed a resolution to day calling upon members who pos sess evidence of graft or corruptio on the part of state officials to pre sent it to the house so that removal action may be taken The resolution presented by La mar P Foster D of Cedar was approved 74 to 20 It follows a state ment before the house yesterday b Representative B B Hickenloope R of Linn that he possessed evi dence of graft and corruption Argument on the resolution pre cipitated a heated warning fron Representative J P Gallagher D of Iowa that if the house want investigations Ill see that you hav investigations that reach back int previous administrations Willing to Remain Dont think Gallagher declared that these investigations will b one sided or that only one party wi be on the grill Im sure Foster said that th house membership is willing to main here in order to dispose tb charges made before it If weadjourn now Tb will fore refusing to peer in accusations of graft Foster was referring to the sen ates refusal yesterday to suspen the rules and consider appointmen of an interim committee to invest gate charges of graft in state gov ernment The house however als refused to consider this republican sponsored resolution yesterday Evidence of Tribute Hickenlooper who yesterday sai he had evidence that the state dem ocratic party has extracted tribute rom paving contracts in a manne which should bow the heads ofev y citizen in shame declared If the house wants to remain it session I will be willing to presen my evidence but it will require ew days to get it in shape for resentation as I only obtained wo days ago The house membership can go lome he asserted but it has been warned of what is coming and will go home on its own responsibil ty If it is not in session when this evidence is ready for submission hen it will be presented else where Gallagher Fed Up Gallagher sprang to his feet his yes flaring Im fed up on investigations e declared All this talk is just aying the foundation for cam aign material and even a dummy an see that If you want investigations Ill ee that you get investigations 11 file a resolution to investigate he banking department which is a eeking mess of infamy And lets go into the insurance department Ye can drag in a Canadian province or good measure Bales of Evidence I can bring you bales of evi ence against a former attorney eneral to show his complicity with hyster lawyers I can cite you vidence to show how a former lieu enant governor lifted from the fire at fried from state institutions Come on with your investiga ions he challenged Ill match ou item for item if you want but oull be looking for a short route Canada Remember there is no tatute of limitations on state of icials Forty democrats joined with 34 epublicans in approving the reto ition while nine democrats and 11 epublicans voted nay Nine demo rats and five republicans were not oting Conferees at Work Three conference committees were t work seeking an accord between le senate and house as the gen ral assembly set a new mark for orking overtime after the official nd if its session Clocks in the legislative halls still arked the time at which they ere stopped as the official adjburn ent time neared April 23 and cal ndars remained unchanged as the ork continued as a single legislat c day Measures in conference comrait e as the two branches failed to glee yesterday were the biennial Goode Urges Removal of Commission DES MOINES May 1 moval from office of the three mem bers of the Iowa liquor control com mission was recommended today in a minority report of the legislative investigating committee filed by Representative Dewey E Goode R of Davis In a short summary of his con clusions Goode criticized the com mission as a whole for their adj ministration of the liquor control act as the intent of the act was to con trol the sale of alcoholic liquor and it appears from the investigation that its main object was to increase the sales thereof Agrees in Part Goodes report agreed in some parts with the report of the general committee also filed today particu larly in the recommendations for the dismissal of Leslie E Francis com mission legal adviser and the reten tion by the commission of owed to the Western Distributing company of Tama representing the difference of a case in the price paid for liquor bought direct from the Century Distilling company of Peoria 111 The commission was criticized in the minority report for paying more than necessary to distillers said excess payment being returned to the distillerys agents in Iowa to be used in missionary work in order to sell more liquor True in Instances Goods said such a situation was true in several instances and the in crease amounted to a case in one instance The commission wag also criti cized for spending for im provement and repairs on the Mul berry building its headquarters Other recommendations in the ml included of the trucking con tractwittnUieWliite Line Transfer and Storage company of Des Moine and the collection of 150740 paic to the company under an amend ment to the original contract chang ing the rate of pay Cancelation of all wholesale li quor distributing permits Discontinuance of the law en forcement division of the commis sion the duties to be turned over to the department of justice Direct purchasing of liquor from distillers agents and importers Would Cancel Leases Cancelation or scaling down of the majority of early liquor store leases ind adjustment of rental of the ifulberry building Enforcement of the Iowa liquor aw section prohibiting sale of more han five gallons to individual pur fnasers Smaller stocks of liquor carried in inventory Control of liquor sales pointing to vards temperance and decrease of purchases The report also recommended the xecutive council should be offered n opportunity to use any available pace in the Mulberry building for ther state departments as an econ my measure to reduce the commis ions rental payments WHITE COLLAR RELIEF DRAFTED hree Point Program to Be Important Feature of Works Drive WASHINGTON May 1 iree point program was drafted to ay in what workrelief officials de lared would be an attempt to pro ide suitable employment for a arge percentage of 750000 white ollar persons now on federal re ef The officials said that this pro rani revolving around research ducation and recreation activities rould be one of the most important eatures of the works rive Two hundred thousand profession clerical and other persons not onsidered fitted for construction la or already are on work relief under elief Administrator Harry L Hop ins The researcheducation rccre tion activities are expected to ab orb at least double that number un er the new program officials said KDBQUUE OF LAWYER FOR CONTROL BOARD Committee Report Ends in Note of Praise for Commission Work By KOI P PORTER Associated Press Stall Writer DES MOINES May 1 Iowa liquor control commission and its legal adviser Leslie E Francis flagrantly violated the Iowa law in settlingseizure cases the legisla tive investigating committee re ported to the fortysixth general as sembly today The report signed by five of the six members of the committee crit icized the commission on two sub jects recommended the dismissal of Francis and ended in a note of praise for the commissions work The case of Chairman Harold M Cooper was passed over since Coop er resigned his post before the com mittees report was completed Plans Minority Report Representative Dewey E Goode R of Davis was the only commit tee member who declined to approve the findings Chairman M X Gos ke D of McGregor said he had been informed Representative Goode would file a minority report The committee disagreed with the conclusions previously presented by Floyd E Page on at least four sub jects on which testimony was tak en Pages findings on four other subjects were in harmony with th2 committees opinion The charge of flagrant viola tion wstajsnteiita made bythe datibn oflTraxicia insearch warrant proceedings against four liquor companies Page had charged the commissioners with violation of cer tain sections of the liquor control act in connection with the same cases Differs With Attorney The committee differed with its attorney when it denied the com mission truckingcontract had besn et to the White Line Transfer and Storage company of Des Moines at 9 cents a case as against the erted low bid of the Retail Mer hants Delivery of Des Moines of 25 ents a case The contract was finally let to the White Line Transfer and Stor age company on the basis of 29 cents for three standard U S gal Ions whereas the Retail Merchants Delivery bid was 25 cents a case the report said Computing the White Line Transfer and Storage companys contract on a per case basis their bid was in reality 2585 cents a case Held Good Bargain The committee report also held the amendment to the original trucking contract changing the pay rate was a good bargain and no fairminded person can come to any other reasonable conclusion than that it was much better to have Turn to Fnst 2 Column J OUR PRESIDENTS hree Injured in Car Accident Near Nashua NASHUA May persons injured when H M Reed Waterloo attorney lost control of s car and it went into a ditch car here Wednesday morning Mrs ay Thomas 82 suffered an in red ankle Mrs Stella Brown 64 jff2red shock and Mrs Alice Bige w an injured hip The women who ere occuparU of the car are from edar Falls Who was the youngest man to be inaugurated president Who was the oldest Which president was a bachelor and who was his White house hostess Which presidents had members of their families mar ried at the White house There are many such intimate and interesting facts about the presi dents and their Washington through Franklin D the GlobeGazette special service booklet Presidents and Their Wives It contains pictures and biogra phies of every president and his cf ficia hostess The two color cover offers a striking photograph of the White house as it appears today Tables present popular and electoral votes for every presidential election Send for your copy today Enclose 10 cents to cover cost postage and handling Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the booklet on Presidents and Their Wives Name Street City Stata Mail lo Washington 35 OJ   

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