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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 7 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO IT Wants All of Program F Rs Demand to Meet Difficulty in Senate By HERBERT PLUREMDEB ASHINGTON May 7 there had been any doubt that president Roose velt is deter mined to have congress enact his full legisla tive program at the present ses sion it was re moved by his la t e s t fireside chat to the country Some members of the congress have said priva tely all a 1 o ng that the white house would be forced to curtail ma terially its program of legislation unless it was willing for the session to be prolonged far into the sum mer Both houses have been in ses sion now some four months and only one of the presidents major been enacted The remainder of the extension of NRA economic secur ity the banking bill and the meas ure to eliminate some of the hold ing companies in public are so highly controversial it is im possible to say how much time will be required to thresh them out Senate Causing Delay If it were left to the house the presidents program probably could be completed with a minimum of delay Despite the fact house lead ers have abandoned gag tactics for the time being that body still seems to get things done The nomic security bill was hustled through quickly The banking bill is expected to be similarly ex pedited The rub comes with the senate The manner in which senators got themselves tied up on the Costigan Wagner antilynching bill is typical Any one of the proposals pending i on the presidents program is capa of holding up adjournment in new dealers are determines to obtain enactment of reform legislation at this session to supplement that put through at the last session Next year there is to be a presidential election and they know the chances are slim for getting very much done then The entire membership of the house and onethird of the senate will be up for reelection as well and pressure will be exerted for a short and snappy session Members of congress always are impatient to finish their business in Washington during an election year and go home They will havean added incentive in 1936 because of the presidential election Its an axiom in Washington that hot weather does more to influence congress to shut up shop than either the presient or anyone else APPEALS COURT ACQUITS LANGER ST PAUL May 7 United States circuit court of ap peals in a decision handed down here today reversed the conviction of William Langer former gover nor of North Dakota and four oth ers charged wito conspiracy to mis use federal relief funds The five were convicted in federal district court in North Dakota June 17 1934 Three New Divisions Mobilized by Italy ROME May 7 today three new divisions and recalled to the colors part of the class of 1913 in answer to the steps of mobilization taken by the Ethiopian government The Weather FORECAST IOWA Scattered showers with warmer temperatures In extreme east and cooler in ex treme west Tuesday night Cloudy and cooler Wednesday Showers in extreme east MINNESOTA Local showers cooler in extreme west portion Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy and cooler probably showers in north and extreme east portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 65 Minimum in Night 42 At S A M Tuesday 50 SENATE VOTES FOR CASH BONUS Hanna Notes Growing Feeling of Confidence CHICAGO EDITOR HEARD BY IOWA BANKER GROUPS Declares Nation Looks Forward to Gains in Business CHARLES CITY May A growing feeling that business is go ng to improve and prosperity re urn regardless of what is done at Washington has been observed by Phil S Hanna editor of the Chi cago Journal of Commerce in near y every community he has visited recently he said here this after noon He was addressing the con ventiion of groups 3 and 4 of the owa Bankers association For this change I am very thankful Mr Hanna declared The statistical record of business does not yet confirm the change of sentiment with any degree of def niteness he continued and this makes one a little chary about pre diction Railroad car loadings in creased in anticipation of the rise n freight rates but have since di minished to about the level they were running in April and are fol owing the 1931 curve he reported At Highest Point Production of electricity anolh r valuable barometer is above the lighest point reached at any time ast year except in December Mr Hanna said If the curve of pro duction follows its normal seasonal rends the electric power industry will make a very favorable showing and will compare favorably with some or the years J930 activity index stands at a trifle above 70 against a normal of 100 A year ago at this time the index stood at 68 Automobile production as most everybody is aware has run ahead if any year of the last five years and is accounted for by the fact that its prices have not been in Teased and because in my opinion lie labor in an automobile is more evenly exchangeable for the labor in other goods and services than most any other commodity Others May Suffer If the labor people succeed in heir demands for higher wages and a closed shop and the price of auto mobiles is advanced I believe we may look for a decline in automo jile sales The price of automobiles as been maintained relatively at a parity with other commodities and f this relative relation is upset it will not be a good thing for the in dustry itself or in fact for the thousands of allied lines of business which supply the automobile with materials and parts The force of this contention will be better real ized when We consider that the mo tor industry is one of the largest consumers of steel and leather and rubber in the country A cheerful note comes from the petroleum industry which finds con sumption creeping up and in a much setter relation with production than the last four or five years For he first time the great bulk of re ail sales are being made at prices which more nearly justify the fixed price of a barrel for crude Here again is a case where pri vate enterprise is largely respon sible for bringing order out of chaos The large refiners have Sought up surplus gasoline and shifted it about from one point to another to balance consumption and the industry itself has made progress in self regulation of pro duction Both Good and Bad The extremely low rates for money are both a good and a bad sign In some of our good years in the past we have produced 40 bil lion dollars of capital goods and 30 billion dollars of consumer goods The probabilities are as judged by the recent conference board report placing 1934 income at 46 billion dollars that the country is pro ducing at the rate of about 75 or SO per cent of its consumer goods nor mal and perhaps 10 or 15 per cent of the normal amount of its capital goods You appreciaate how futile a five billion dollar fund really is af ter all in the light of these figures for five billion dollar fund really is after all in the light of these fig ures for five billion dollars is but ys of what we normally produce in the capital goods industries and one sixth of our normal production in consumers goods But as taxes of course 5 bil In Jail Break JAMES MOKKIS 2 SAW WAY OUT OF COUNTY JAIL Young Convicts on Parole From Anamosa Held for Auto Theft James Morris 25 and Dwiglit Whitlow 24 convicts on parole rom Anamosa who had recently been apprehended at Indianola on a charge of larceny of an automobile n Cerro Gordo county sawed their way out of the county jail at Ma son City early Tuesday morning and t is believed by officers they es caped in another stolen car All that was left Tuesday morning to tell the story of the break was a hole about 10 by 20 inches where one bar had been sawed from a sec ond storywindow of the jail two saw blades that had evidently been concealed in the shoes of the men and the report of a missing automo bile stolen from the garage of the owner Carl Holvik 415 Madison avenue northwest Car Found The car stolen from the Holvik garage believed to have been the one in which the jailbreakers made their escape was found abandoned at Forest City shortly before noon Tnrn lo Pap 5 Column 3 DEATH TOLL OF AIRPLANE CRASH MOUNTS TO FIVE Two Others in Critical State Investigation Under Way MASON Mo May 7 death toll in the crash of the fog bound TWA airliner near Atlanta Mo was increased to five today with the death of Mrs William Kaplan of West Los Angeles Mrs Kaplan wife of William Kaplan Hollywood film studio exe cutive died early this morning nearly 24 hours after the big dual motored craft struck the earth while the pilot was seeking an emergency landing field Two others were described in a critical condition as a result of in juries suffered in the accident which brought death to Senator Bronson Cutting of New Mexico Wing Very Low The condition of Paul Wing Hollywood was reported very low C B Drew Santa Monica Cal although reported in a critical condition was said by physicians to be resting easily after a blood transfusion The dying words of the pilot bits of wreckage and the stories of sur vivors and rescuers formed the jig saw pattern of which investigators sought the cause of the crash Without the information which Pilot Harvey Bolton and CoPilot Kenneth H Greeson could supply were they alive investigators re Tran out Aeronautical Hell Whatever the cause of the crash fellowpilots agreed that he must have lived through an aeronauti cal hell during the time he was seeking an emergency field in the face of the blinding fog and the knowledge that his gasoline supply was running low Please adjust your safety belts flashed the illuminated sign to the 11 passengers many of whom were asleep unaware of the troubles of the crew This was followed by the copilots vernal warning to buckle your belts tight Then came the crash in a muddy pasture 3 Dead at Scene Senator Cutting Greeson and Miss Jeanne Ann Hillias 20 Kan sas City were dead when rescuers reached the scene Bolton died a few hours later Everett Wiggans a country store keeper who was among the first to reach the dying pilot said Bolton expressed concern for his injured passengers Get the passengers out of here quick he told Wiggans They are all hurt badly Dont bother about me Get over there and tear the doors off that house and use them for stretchers Get those passengers to a hospital The words of the victims were re peated before a coroners jury which was to hear additional testimony to day Other investigations were un Tllrit to F8RR 1 Column t Five Dead and Eight Injured in Air Liner Crash Senator Bronson M Cutting and tour others were killed instantly or fatally Injured in this crackup of Ihe Transcontinental and Western Air Sky Chief on a farm near Barncsville Mo Central Press MURDER CHARGES FILED ON THREE Arrested Here for Fatal Beating of Mankato Junk Man Walter Jackson and his sonin law Lyle Davis were arrested in Mason City Monday night by Chief of Police E J Patton Detective James Buchanan an4 Sheriff J KL fgf name Of Williamsat Mankato Minn in December 1933 The two men who had beenon re lief rolls in Mason Cityfor the past winter were arrested at the request of Sheriff Frank Cords of Mankato and 0 T Lee of the bureau of in vestigation of the state of Minne sota Jackson and Davis were taken to Mankato Monday night About three months ago Bert Hall who is also charged with the murder of the junk dealer was ar rested in Mason City on a hit and run drivers charge and has been in jail at Mankato since that time The three men are alleged to have beaten the junk dealer who died of a blow on the head and robbed him of about 5300 Condition of Manley Critical Son Who Shot Him Is Hunted ALBIA May 7 condi tion of John K Manley Sr farm er who officers say was shot by his son John K Manley Jr yesterday following an argument remained critical today according to attend ants at Miners hospital here His body is paralyzed below the waist the bullet striking his spinal cord The son who fled into the timber near the Manley home had not been captured Relatives said Manley and his son quarreled over the fathers manage ment of the estate of the wife and mother who died April 5 BUSINESS PICKUP CONTINUES Tnrn lo 5 Column 1 Business moved forward at a merry clip as merchants closed their books on one of the best Easter seasons in recent years Reports from all lines showed a cheerful tone with trade climb ing out of depression levels Experienced observers said a wide variety of indexes indicated better times Here are some of the high spots Federal Reserve Board report ed bank debits for the week of April 17 at 14 per cent higher than the preced ing week Federal tax collections of were the best in 5 years New security offerings in the week ended April 13 hit a de pression high of Residential building permits jumped 1753 per cent in March Employment and payrolls continued to rise Automobile production and sales continued above last years level Experts said the most hopeful sign was that both consumers goods and durable goods indus tries participated in the rise The condition of the durable goods industry was considered of special significance Employment was up 22 per cent and payrolls 36 per cent in March Mr lowans April Taxes Not as High APRIL TAX BOX SCORE Type Amount Total so tax paid far this in April year Sales lax3S3 Gasoline tax236 804 State net income tax 298 Propertytax 5095 Old Aye pension tax County head tax Auto license fee Telephone tax 09 Other taxes23 445 182 400 50 1700 39 88 9445 Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES MOINES May springtime taxes out of the way through March payments the tax bill of Mr Average lowan fell to S445 during the month of April ac cording to tax box score figures re leased today Aprils payments raised the amount paid in direct taxes by this average Iowa citizen so far this year to or an average of 52361 a month for four months At this rate Mr Average lowans total direct tax bill for 1935 would be 528332 or nearly 15 per cent of his an nual salary The tax box score which pictures the real tax paying experiences of an Iowa citizen once each month tells the story of the financial ex actions made upon this individual by state county and local governments Mr Average lowan has a wife two children a car owns his own home and earns a salary of a year Forecast Higher Farm Income for First Half 1935 Iowa State Economists Give Reasons for Optimistic Predictions AMES May farm in come for the first six months of 1935 will be higher than it was dur ing the same period last year a pre liminary estimate probable prices and marketings indicates Iowa State College Extension economists declared today For the first three months of this year the economists asserted farm ers have received a total of 000 more income than they did dur ing the same period 1934 Income from the sale of farm marketings increased in March both over February and over March last year the economists explained Total income was not including benefit payments When they are included the total is 000000 This compares with S433 000000 in February and 000 in March last year This increase the economists continued is a result of higher livestock prices and increased bene fit payments for the most part In Turn lo rage 5 column 6 MRS MHENRY GETS SETBACK Iowa Falls Husband Declared Entitled to Hearing on Guardianship NEW BEDFORD Mass May 7 Luclla McHenry lost to day an attempt to win an immediat hearing upon her petition seeMn the guardianship of her daughte Alyce JaneJIcHenry B Hitcn of pro bate court ruled that the fathe Paul McHenry of Iowa Fails Iowa was entitled to his day incourt an announced he would set a date to morrow for a hearing upon the peti tion William C Crossley counsel fo McHenry indicated his client may file a cross petition in the Bristo county courts for guardianship o the 10 year old girl who underwen an operation in Fall River for he upside down stomach John B Cummings attorney fo Mrs McHenry told Judge Hitct that delay was the very essence o this case but he declined to elab orate after court and would not dis cuss reports that motion pictup contracts for Alyce were pending Mrs McHenry accompanied he lawyer to the courthouse but did no enter the hearing hall Only 2 Bills Passed by Legislature Still Unsigned by Herring DES MOINES May 7 tion of a 53 man state highway pa trol received the approval today o Governor Clyde L Herring wh placed his signature on the bil passed by the recent general assem bly The action left unsigned only tw bills passed by the legislature thos providing for trade mark protectio and continuance of the charters o corporations in receivership The patrol under provisions mad by the legislature will operate un der the direction of the secretar of state Proposed creaton of th patrol as a separate state depart ment under direction of the gover nor was rejected by the assembly favor of the plan adopted Mayors Invited to Confer May 14 on New Iowa Beer Lav MARSHALLTOWN May 7 Frank C Pierce secretary of th Iowa League of Municipalities to day issued an invitation to the maj ors and other officials of cities i Iowa of over 10000 to meet in DL Moines May 14 to discuss the Iowa beer law Plan to Open 1 Man Iowa Liquor Store DES MOINES May 7 Iowa Liquor commisison announce it soon will open a number of sma one man liquor stores in towns o 1000 population or over in furthe efforts to drive out the bootlegge One store has been operating week at Garner officials said ASSES PATMAN IAN IN FACE OF USED VETO Prison Bill Substituted for Harrison Measure Before Final Vote BULLETIN WASHINGTON May senate today ignored a promised veto and passed the house ap proved Patman plan for cash payment of the bonus WASHINGTON May 7 54 to 30 than the two birds required to override a pre icted presidential senate oday lined up with the house in or of cash payment of the bonus It substituted the Vinson cash ayment bill backed by the Ameri an Legion for the compromise of ercd by Senator Harrison D tfiss in an effort to obtain legis ation satisfactory to the admin stration The administration has warned hat congress must provide funds or any new appropriations voted eyond budget estimates Secretary ilorgenthau has proposed an inheri ance tax as the best method of aising additional money Favors Patman Plan As Vice President Garner an iounced the vote administration eadere raised their hands calling or a vote on the Patman bill but icfore it could be started Senator Thomas D Okla inflation leader of the senate rose to talk He said both bills called for full cash payment of the bonus and in that regard were identical but the Vinson hill would take longer to ad minister and the payments would delayed would refund ill i r loans since 3931 but thevinsoff fcill would repeal all interest ever bor rowed on bonus loans That he said would require long computations and delay the payment of the bonus for several months lowans Vote Yes Senator Long who is joining Thomas in the battle for the Patman bill supported this stand by the Oklahoma senator Both of Iowas senators voted in favor of accepting the Vinson bonus bill for the Harrison compromise Senator L J Dickinson R cast his vote for acceptance and Senator L Murphy D was paired for it While the vote was taken John Thomas Taylor legislative counsel for the American Legion which sup ports the Vinson bill recorded the balloting from a front row in the gallery despite senate rules against doing so Social Security Studied With uncertainty evident Presi dent Roosevelt and Attorney Gen eral Cummings both studied the de cision killing the rail pension act with a view to possibly meeting the objections raised in enactment of another such act The capitol heard from Donald Richberg of the emer gency council the opinion that the decision cast no serious doubts on the constitutionality the social security program The American Federation of La bors executive council said it had Turn lo Pftefl ft Column 2 Booklet On Canning Canning and Preserving is the lat est title added to the GlobeGazette series of helpful household service booklets It carries more than 100 recipes for jellies jams marma lades fruit butters pickles and con serves Chapters on fruits vege tables meats Modem scientific methods for home canning Many of these recipes have been tested in the spotless scientific kitchens of the U S bureau of home economics A timely aid to many worthwhile food economies Send for your copy today closing 10 cents to cover cost post age and handling Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazetta Information bureau Frederic J Haskin Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents In coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Canning and Preserv ing Name Street City Stats Mail to 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