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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                t I I C It M S tif OF I In I 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 TUESDAY MAY 14 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 183 lowans in Washington Viewpoints Vary on Omnibus Banking Measure ASHINGTON May 14 Widely divergent viewpoints mark the opinions o f Iowas represent atives of the ad ministra lions omnibus banking bill on which theysplit almost evenly when the house sent the measure over to the senate Their views ranged from the enthusiastic in dorsement of Represent a ti v e Hubert Utter back Des Moines democrat who hailed the measure as removing domination ofthe New York federal reserve bank over the nations bank ing system to the defiant opposition of Representative Lloyd Thurston Osceola republican who foresaw a shift from regional control of bank ing to national political control The delegation split 5 to 4 for the bill Representative Edward C Eicher democrat joining the three republicans in opposing the meas ure Eicher said he feared the effect of the section extending powers of the federal reserve board would be the freezing of the federal reserve act He also said he feared the meas ure was unconstitutional because of its broad delegation of powers to the federal reserve board to determine credit policies of the nation without mandatory and specific directions of the Goldsborough amendment Rejected by House This amendment which was re jected by the house although sup ported by most of the Iowa delega formerly had This isnt political tion would have required the federal reserve board to conduct its opera tions so as to restore the 1926 Value of the dollar and maintain it there cited three ad 1 s guaranty of bank deposits up to 000 ttie transfer of additional bank ing authority to the federal reserve board and the authorizing of na tional banks to loan money on real estate and use the mortgages as col Turn to pajje 2 column 4 OFFICERS PRESS ROBBERY PROBE State Agent Goes to Storm Lake on Buffalo Center Bank Case PICTURE ON PAGE 2 BUFFALO CENTER May Although only meager clews were available to thebandits who robbed the Farmers Trust and Savings bank of Buffalo Center yesterday county and state officials continue to press investigations State Agent Al Haight left from here to day for Storm Lake toprobeone phase of the case The bandits entered the bank and ordered three employes to lie face down on the floor In less than two minutes the bandits left They ob tained 51625 a checkup revealed Wnether or not a third bandit re mained in the car parked outside was uncertain Officers were following a report that the car used by the bandits had been seen in Buffalo Center the preceding Friday Sheriff J F Johnston of Forest City said today officers had little to work on as the bandit car was not observed during the robbery He was hopeful however that some clews the ex act character of which was not re vealed would result soon in un covering significant angles of the case TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and continued cool probably frost in the northeastportion Tues day night Wednesday generally fair and somewhat warmer MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday somewhat wanner Wednesday frost In east portion Tuesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 55 Minimum in Night 40 At 8 a m Tuesday 42 Good for the small grains but backward for corn ptenting and growth This was one North Iowa farmers characterization of the May weather offering thus far Monday night was only a few de grees above the frost level GOVERNOR WILL OUST GRAFTERS 3000 Farmers Shout Praise of AAA DEAN TALKS TO MASS MEETING AT Says Present Corn and Hog Prices Must Be Maintained WASHINGTON May 14 Three thousand farmers from the south and the west jammed Con stitution hall today shouted praise of the AAA and looked forward to hearing an address in the after noon by President Roosevelt Yelling wildly the farmers stood and cheered for several minutes while their convention chairman W H Robertson of Loachapoka asserted This is probably the first time in history when a group has visited this city merely for the sake of thanking a great president and his administration for their helpful cess Wallace on Platform On the platform with him was Secretary Wallace who was greet ed with three minutes of cheering when he appeared Wallace smiled and was obviously pleased Earl Dean Mason City Iowa farmer representing the cornhog territory told the farmers mass meeting here today that cornhog tamers want to keep the agri cultural program Tox the first timfe in the history Calls AAA Success United States government has tact led the problem of adjusting agri cultural production to theprob1 able demand for agricultural prod ucts so that a reasonable pries level can be maintained for agri culture Adjusted to Demand Industry has always adjusted production to demand and the gov ernment has cooperated by estab lishing a tariff sothat prices might be maintained at a reasonable level Since corn and hog prices have assumed almost normal levels we want them maintained at somewhere near normal levels and the violent fluctuations which in hogs have ranged from 2 to 20 a hundred and corn from 10 cents to a bushel eliminated Dean said farmers wanted a reas onable price for a normal amount of corn and hogs and other com modities produced on midwestera farms with the government mak ing it possible to store a normal surplus to guard against shortages which might result in years of short crops For Corn Belt I am speaking Dean said for a group of cornhog contract sign ers from the corn belt who have come here to Washington to convey to the president to Mr Wallace and to members of congress our in dorsement of the cornhog program and the agricultural adjustment act The members of our delegation left the corn belt and came to Washington at a time when every middlewestern farmer desires most to be home corn planting time because we feel that the AAA pro gram should be continued Is Widely Indorsed Dean said the present farm pro gram is more widely indorsed than any agricultural program ever veloped He said under its opera tions Iowa farmers had seen their prices rise from 10 or 15 cents a bushel to more than 80 cents while the corn stayed in storage on the Iowa farms ana in the hands of the Iowa farmer and not in the hands of speculators in the terminal markets who if they had possession of the corn would probably be sell ing it back to farmers in the drought area at a much higher price Dean credited the AAA with be ing a most important factor with restoring farm prices but said any thinking farmer realizes an other bumper crop would send prices downward unless there is an adjustment program to act as a balance wheel Benefit to Nation We ask the members of con gress the Iowa farmer said not to allow anything to be done which would interfere with the operation of this program which can be of lasting benefit not only to the farmer but also to the nation as a whole The farmer after all is not only a producer of prime importance Turn o pnce 2 column B EAKL M DEAN Loses Suit for Breach of Promise LONDON May 14 Miss Angela Joyce the Miss England of 1930 today lost her breach of promise suit against Lord Revel stoke wealthy young banker A jury in the Old Bailey which included three women required only half an hour to reach a verdict for the defendant Costs of the action were assessed against Miss Joyce i beauty who kinfe wfiefe callejISto her testified as Rupert Baring before his fathers death proposed to her several times while he was in school at Cam bridge Once he popped the ques tion in her bedroom she asserted Flatly Denies Claim This Revelstoke flatly denied tell ing the court the question of mar riage only came up between them when Miss Joyce herself raised it He told her he was not interested he testified In closing the young peers at torney gave the lie direct to the actress A patent lie was the way he characterized her contention that Lord Revelstoke resumed their as sociation after seven months of separation while he called a trans parent lie her assertion that he had written her letters after the Cambridge period The attorney told the court the action not merely is a cruel case but the essence of Its cruelty is that it is false Brought for Money This case was brought for money and where that is done a case can be bought off he de clared It is to Revelstokes honor that he has contested the matter to the last The youthful defendants counsel commended him for confessing to a boyish infatuation for the come ly actress and enduring the humili ation of having his letters to her read in open court Justice Swift in charging the jury said A man doesnt promise to mar ry a woman by saying Youre the sweetest girl Ive ever met To win her case he said Miss Joyce had to prove without ques tion that Revelstoke had contracted to marry her FILIPINOS BACK CONSTITUTION Tremendous Majority Polled in Favor of Charter in Early Returns MANILA May 14 tre mendous majority for the proposed Philippine constitution under which the Philippines will be weaned from American supervision was shown in early returns tonight from a nation wide plebiscite Twentynine Manila precincts voted 5403 for ratification of the commonwealth charter to 106 against it The vote cast without a show of rumored violence from Sak d a 1 i s t a extremists represented about half the electorate in the pre cincts The spread in voles was far great er than anticipated by government leaders who had forecast an over 2 column 3 SENATE REJECTS LONGS PLEA FOR FARLEY INQUIRY Decides 62 to 20 That Huey Failed to Give Real Evidence WASHINGTON May 14 The senate refused today to investi gate Postmaster General Farley as proposed by Senator Long D The vote against the investigation was 62 to 20 The Long resolution was defeated after the Louisianan had introduced a new affidavit in his campaign against the postmaster general and Chairman McKellar of the postof fice committee had asserted Long was trying to destroy the character of a man who doesnt agree with him Seven Specific Charges The Louisianan had charged Far ley who also is chairman of the democratic national committee with seven specific acts of alleged wrongdoings including the use of his influence to change government contracts with private firms and of benefiting indirectly through public works jobs A majority of the senate postof fice committee had made an adverse report on the resolution on March 8 contending Long had based his accusations entirely on hearsay and rumor and had not presented Wed to Count ti minority composed of republi cans arid the progressive Senator LaFollette of Wisconsin agreed that Long had failed to furnish suf ficient evidence but favored the in quiry to allay suspicion in the pub lic mind Not a single democrat voted for the resolution but Senator Wheeler D Mont was paired for it That means if he had voted he would have favored the investigation Before the decision was an nounced Long switched from aye to no in order to move reconsideration but this maneuver was quickly squelched by Democratic Leader Robinson who moved reconsidera tion followed by a motion to table which was agreed to That ended the parliamentary contest Exp iress Doubt That can Harlow Refused to Talk With CoEds HOLLYWOOD May 14 Studio officials expressed doubt to day that Jean Harlow had refused to talk to a group of University of Arkansas sorority girls who pooled their funds to make a long distance call to the film star here The actress alleged refusal to talk to a group of Pi Beta Phi mem bers at the Arkansas school brought a resolution of protest yesterday from the independent theater owners of Arkansas BAKBARA BUTTON KENO Nev May 14 In a solemn Presbyterian cere mony witnessed only by her parents and a few close friends Princess B a r b a r a Button Mdivani above today became the Countess Kurt Haugwitz Revcntlow The couple was married by the Rev William Moll Case of the Reno Feder ated church in the common worship service Upholds Simmer Light Plant Law Municipalities Have Right to Pay for Construction Out of Earnings DES MOINES May 14 Iowa supreme court today upheld the constitutionality of the Simmer law passed by the fortyfourth general assembly to permit Iowa cities to build municipal light and power plants and pay for the con struction out of future earnings The high courts ruling came in opinions on two appeals The case of the IowaNebraska Light and Power company against the city of Villisca and the Electric Equip ment company of Des Moines was reversed and remanded back to the Montgomery county district court The reversal however was made by the supreme court on a question not related to the constitutionality of the Simmer law Written by Kintzinger The case of the IowaNebraska Light and Power company against the city of Corning and the Fair banksMorse Construction com pany involving the same constitu tional question and brought up Turn to pace 2 column 2 BONUS LEADERS DECIDE NOT TO SEND F R BILL Patman Supporters Say Were Not Ready to Have It Vetoed WASHINGTON May 14 Cash bonus leaders in congress de cided suddenly today against send ing the Patman currencybonus bill to President Roosevelt yet because were not ready to have it ve toed Just when it would go was unde termined Senator Thomas wlio had announced last night he woulrt release the bill today by withdraw ing his motion for reconsideration of its passage and permit it to go to the white house explained that several of the Patman bill support ers in the senate had been suddenly called away and that if the bill were released it might be back again with a veto in an hour or two Might Mean Filibuster It might compel us to put on a filibuster until our friends got back he said The Patman bill spokesman said he did not know of any changes in the senate which would alter the lineup on a vote on the veto Ad ministration leaders are counting on at least 35 votes to sustain the telegrams urging the president to approve or veto the Patman cash bonus bill continued to pour in House Plugs Along In contrast to the stormy senate scene the house plugged placidly along on an appropriation bill well caught up in its work and waiting for the other chamber to act on im portant administration legislation Downtown Secretary Ickes took another step in getting the 000000 public works program started by ordering 175 lawyers engineers and finance examiners to leave for the states to work in co operation with state PWA engin eers and directors It Takes a Racket to Breed a Racket DES MOINES May 14 takes a racket to breed a racket authorities revealed here following slot machine raids They have dis covered evidence of a ring which plays the slot machines with slugs Sky Train Leaves Miami for Havana MIAMI Fla May 14 der perefct weather conditions the first international sky gliders towed by an off from here today on a onestop flight to Havana Cuba Grand Jury Awaits High Court Ruling SIOUX CITY May 14 Plans were made today to adjoum the grand jury investigation of charges of graft and corruption in public office here pending a su preme court ruling on the dispute jver appointment of special prose cutors to present evidence to the grand jury Carlos W Goltz1 one of the spe cial prosecutors said he had con ferred with Asst Atty Gen Clair Hamilton concerning postponement and that he planned to ask Muni cipal Judge Bernard A Brown this afternoon to grant continuances un 11 Monday in the cases of 11 per sons charged members of an al eged slot machine syndicate Woodbury supervisors decided to iwait the supreme court ruling on County Attorney Max Duckworths appeal from his suspension before appointing a successor for the period of his suspension Duckworth in Capital In Des Moines Duckworth who arrived there this morning was planning to file a motion seeking a supreme court decision on his tem porary suspension by Judge Rice jresterday As soon as the motion is re ceived from Hamilton we will pres ent the matter to the supreme court and seek a speedy decision regarding the legal technicalities nvolved in the appointment of Goltz and Naglestad Attorney General Ed L OConnor said in Des Moines Our action before the supreme court is being temporarily delayed because we have not received com plete certified records on proceed ings regarding appointment of spe cial prosecutors by Judge Rice at tele Talks to Hamilton I talked to Hamilton by IOWA NUF SED F A MOSCRIP IN MARSHALLTOWN TIMESREPUBLICAN Grandmother used to go fran tically seeking her specs until some member of the family call ed her attention to the fact that she had pushed them up over her forehead Whereupon grandma settled the specs on her nose and went about her occasions smilingly Smilingly is the right word for grandmother was a very sensible old lady Perhaps we have our specs shoved up where they lack full sight Maybe we havent noticed the race between automobile sales companies for the weeks lead Nor perhaps have we re marked the great number of new cars met on the streets and the highways Seems like every other car is new Doesnt it Maybe we havent noticed the crowds of people in town Not only Saturday afternoons but other week days Take a look One of the little straws that show wind directions are the bundles under the arms Look Lots of bundles Talk some with the country folks Especially if yours is a town which depends greatly on coun try trade Listen Sounds differ ent doesnt it Relief Confi dence Hopefulness Getting all ready all over again Prospect of good crops Good crops are every ones prospect Rain Pastures Water in the ponds Dry wells coming back Nature doing her part Iowa Nuf sed We all know Iowa phone this morning and he is ob taining the missing records and as soon as they are received our appeal will be perfected and filed The attorney general sent Ham ilton to Sioux City to resist the ap pointments on the grounds the statute requires the county attorney to name special prosecutors witii the approval of the district judge Duckworths motion on his tem porary suspension pending a hear ing May 28 was prepared today but filing of the application was held up until tomorrow after a confer nce in the attorney generals of fice The matter was delayed until to morrow due to pressure of business n the supreme court today Hearing Is Set Horace M Havner of Des Moines former attorney general has been requested by Goltz and Naglestad to represent the special prosecu tors at the hearing on Duckworths motion set for a m tomor row The applications for writs of cer tiorari if granted by the supreme court would certify the proceedings in the two cases to the supreme court for an early decision without the necessary formalities of prepar ation of abstracts and arguments The procedure would make possible a speedy solution of the legal questions involved Right to Participate The right of the attorney general to participate in the inquiry was upheld late yesterday by District Judge Robert R Hunger but a pair of motions asking removal of the special prosecutors and plac ing the attorney generals staff in Turn to PARK 2 column 4 STRIKE IN AUTO PLANT IS ENDED Chevrolet Officials Move to Return to Full Speed Production TOLEDO May 14 three week strike at the Chevrolet auto plant here ended today and plant officials moved quickly to return to full speed production The union workers who voted 732 to 385 to end the strike were divid ed however in their opinion of the settlement James Roland chair man of the strike committee de scribed the result as a dirty deal The vote followed a stormy meet ing during which Francis J Dillon American Federation of Labor or ganizer for the automobile industry once declared the local United Auto mobile Workers Federal union sus pended from the national organiza tion With the Toledo plant again sup plying transmissions a score of as sembly plants will be able to re 1 oocn in various other cities READY TO ACT IF MARSHALL WILL PRODUCE FACTS OConnor Feuling and Maley Accused by Newspaperman DES MOINES May 14 IP iov Clyde L Herring today said he had told Verne Marshall editor of the Cedar Rapids Gazette that he would support efforts to oust state officials if evidence could be Droduced to show anyone connected with the state administration was guilty of corruption and graft The governor said he had agreed with Marshall that action pointing oward dismissal should be institu ed If direct facts could be produced to support charges made by Mar shalls newspaper against Atty en Edward L OConnor Asst Atty Gen Walter F Malcy and Eugene J Fouling state democratic chairman Evidence Not Revealed Governor Herring said he had discussed several subjects connected with Marshalls charges when he net the e ditor at an Excelsior Springs Mo hotel last week He said Marshall had not acquainted him with the evidence behind the charges The governor met Marshall in the editors rooms at the hotel after Marshall had telephoned him shortly after his arrival and later went to dinner with Mr and Mrs Marshall Mr and Mrs Robert Thorns of Cedar Rapids and several other per sons Governor Herring said The next day he and Marshall discussed the in general when Marshall appeared at the governors table while he waa lunch ing in the hotel the governor said Facts Not Included Specific facts in support of the editors allegations of payoff rings and graft and corruption were not included in the conversation Gov irnor Herring declared The governor said he left Excel sior Springs Friday and returned to his home in Des Moines early Sat urday He spent most of Saturday n bed recuperating from a severe case of sunburn and conferred with H Mulock Iowa relief admin strator during the weekend The governors return to Des Moines was made necessary he aid because Mulock had been called to Washington D C to con er with federal relief officials and desired to discuss state matters with Governor Herring beforehand Marshall in Comment CEDAR RAPIDS May 14 The Gazette previously had re lorted that the governor was giv en no specific information concern ng the facts possessed by the Ga zette which reveal corruption in Des Moines Verne Marshall edi tor of the Gazette said in a state ment this afternoon over long dis ance telephone The Gazette has every reason to believe that the facts in its pos session should be presented only where political influence cannot be brought to bear upon them Marshall declared The governor on a previous oc casion hag told us what he would Turn to z column 3 GRACIOUS FORMS If you put off your correspond ence send to our Washington Infor mation bureau for the GlobeGazette Handy 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