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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 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 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RJB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 18 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 187 NG TO GO TO CAPITAL SUNDAY Censor Has Hardest Job Leggett New Deals Key Dispenser of News By CHARLES P STEWART May Leggett now ap pears above the horizon as a star of first magni tude under the new deal Red is nore formally Eugene S Leggett ex ecutive assistant to Executive Di rector Donald R Richberg of the National Emer gency council In other words he is NECs chief pu blicity man Pre viously he was Washington correspondent for the Detroit Free Press The reader will have guessed before being told that his hair originally suggested the nickname by which he is far better Tcnown than moniker which his sponsors in bap tism conferred on him about 33 years ago Be that asit today hes the new deals key dispenser of news In fact his that of censor upon the utterances of new dealers whose positions technically are vastly more important than his own promotion was broadcast simultaneously with the tidings that President Roosevelt has segrega ted a couple of billions of expen diture out of his dol lar workrelief fund Is Now there is among of the new deals alphabetical organiza deal of competition as to their respective percentages of con trol over activities to be financed by those two rehabil itation rural electrification water conservation soil erosion prevention reforestation food control road building gradecrossing elimination housing and dozen of et ceteras The white houseevidently does not desire it too advertised that rival relief and recovery func Turn tn pafte 2 column 1 Showers in Western Part of Iowa Move East Across State DES MOINES May IS Showers falling in the western sec tionof Iowa moved eastward across the state today the weather bureau reported Rain was reported at Council Bluffs after 02 of an inch already had fallen The bureau said light showers fell in the western half while the eastern section for the most part was clear The Weather FORECAST Saturday and Sunday except In extreme northeast portion Saturday night Not much change in tem perature MINNESOTA Cloudy show ers in southwest and extreme west portions Saturday night and in west and south portions Sunday little change in tem perature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figure for M hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 6 Minimum in Night 43 At 8 A M Saturday 59 Friday was Mason Citys first clear day in a week Saturday dawned clear but by midforenoon clouds were obscuring the sun and the weathermans predicted show ers appeared to be well within the possibilities of the situation WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO May 18 outlook for the period of May 20 to May 25 For the region of the Great Lakes Showers near beginning of the week arid again toward end temperatures mostly near normal For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the north and central great plains Occasional shower periods temperatures mosl lv near normal Expect Bonus Veto Message Wednesday HOUSE TO TAKE BALLOT AT ONCE ON RECEIVING IT Great Britain Rumor on Stabilization Denied by Harry White WASHINGTON May 18 Patman bonus bill leaders in con gress agreed today to vote immedi ately without whether to override President Roosevelts veto after the chief executive delivers his message in person probably next Wednesday At the same time they conceded they did not have the votes to over ride the veto in the senate but still expressed hope of a swing that would put the inflationary measure over despite the presidents The decision was reached at a con ference of the bills friends in the of fice cf Senator Thomas at whichStrategy was discussed and votes canvassed Seek Immediate Vote After the conference Thomas an nounced the bonus forces would r call for an immediate vote in the house when the president concluded his veto message If the veto is over ridden it will then go to the senate where Thomas said they would be ready for a vote also without de bate provided all their supporters were on hand House leaders decided against Monday for a session of the senate and house to receive the veto message on the ground there was insufficient time to make prepara tions for receiving the chief execu tive Amemorial service for members who have died the past year is to be heldTuesday Leaders said Wednes day was the probable date Makes Flat Denial A flat denial that Great Britain hadinformed him it would notcon sent to stabilize the pound unless the debt question was definitely settled wascabled to Secretary Morgenthau today by Harry D White a representative of the treas ury department who is returning to this country from Europe He termed as completely and categorically false published re ports to that effect and also that other specific understandings be tween the United States and Great Britain included a stabilization level slightly below for theBritish pound At the press conference late jres terday when he announced his de cision the president had a little fun with reporters As the president sat puffing a cigaret and pondering queries on other matters a dimin utive newsman popped this one President when do you ex pect to send up your veto Reporters Bewildered Grinning and assuming an air of chief executive said that he did not think he would send the veto message There was a pause while report ers stared in bewilderment for he already had said he would veto the bill Then he took another puff and said slowly that he intended to carry the message himself He emphasized three points 1 That he would veto the bill 2 That the language would be as strong as possible 3 That he hoped it would be sus tained Europe Caused Anxiety by Death of Pilsudski Week Sees Europeart Nations Continuing to Prepare NEWS OF THE WEEK DEATH OF PILSUDSKI EUROPE KEEPS ARMING PROTOCOLS ARE BANNED FRENCH SEAMEN STRIKE 2 ROBBERS GET LOOT OF Seize Receipts of Railroad Station Ticket Office in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS May 18 Two bandits held up a special offi cer and three employes of the Great Western railroad station here shortly after noon today and robbed them of receipts of the Great Northern ticket office The four men were on their way to the bank and were about to step into a taxicab in front of the sta tion when the holdup men appeared One of them armed with a sawed off shotgun snatched a pistol car ried by Charles Kjclstrup a special officer Other victims were Phillip Wciderhold cashier of the ticket of jfice G W Sullivan ticket taker land E D Danielson information I clerk By W1LLARD KEEFE Associated Frew Staff Writer The death of Joseph Pilsudski Polish dictator caused anxiety throughout Europe Distrust of Rus sia Germany and France among the Poles led to fear of internal strife over the foreign policy long the personal policy of the late marshal The reich showed special concern as Polands rapproachment with Germany Was largely to Pilsudskis liking Europe continued to take to arms Italy summoned addi tional troops the class of 1912 to the colors Rome newspapers urged Italy to reorganize Ethiopia Mussolini told the senate that Italys military preparations in East Africa regarding Abyssinia would proceed unmindful of the alarm cried by other nations War Threat Made Italy also threatened to send a to Santa Domingo unless satisfactory adjustment is made in the case of its Amadeo Bar letta jailed for alleged conspiracy against Rafael Trujillo Russia tentatively agreed to the reichs plan for an eastern nonaggression pact Following a visit of Pierre Laval French foreign minister to Moscow soviet officials said the Franco Russian pact insures peace by its strength Anthony Eden Britishlord privy seal said Great Britain wpuld op pose any country that attempted to break Plans Personal Veto President Roosevelt in a surprise move announced he would go before congress in person next week to de liver his veto of the Patman bonus bill I am going to veto it with as strong language as I have at my he said Upton Sinclair at a California meeting said that unless the presi dent puts forth a production for use program movement would enter a presidential candidate in next years democratic primaries Pronounced Forgeries The socalled protocols of the el ders of purporting to reveal a conspiracy for Jewish world do minion were pronounced forgeries and banned in Switzerland by the Canton of Berne The first of the work relief fund was allocated by President Roose velts advisory committee The British American and Japan ese legations in China will be raised to the status of embassy The Wagner labor disputes bill was overwhelmingly passed in the senate 63 to 12 Neville Chamberlain British chan cellor of the exchequer hinted that Great Britain favors stabilization of Tltrn fn JflEf 1 Column 3 Largest Landplane in World Reported in Crash by Motorist MOSCOW May 18 An auto mobilist reported today but the report was not confirmed from any other source that he had seen a small plane crash into the Maxim Gorky largest landplane in the world and send it hurtling to the ground at the Moscow airport Killed in Crash STANLEY HAUSNEK Death Halts Flyers Plan ofOceanHop DETROIT May 18 Hausner PolishAmerican trans Atlantic today when the red monoplane in which he planned within a few days to at tempt a nonotop flight from the United States to Poland crashed andburned on a warehouse here The identification was made by the coroners office an hour after the crash while the body still the wreckage Hausner came here from Pitts burgh Sunday night to complete preparations for the flight He was stun ting over a church where mem orial services were being conducted for Marshal Josef Pilsudski of Po land when his big plane recently christenad the Marshal hurtled into the warehouse A tremendous crowd immediate ly swarmd about the scene of the hampering the work of po lice and firemen Hausner narowly escaped death in 1932 when his plane the Rose Maria fell into the sea while he was attempting aflight from NewYork to Warsaw He was rescued 5QQ miles off the coast of Portugal af ter his disabled plane had drifted for nine days jacobsen Will Seek High Near Beer Tax WASHINGTON May Representative Jacobsen of Iowa announced he would introduce into congress a bill to make the fed eral barrel tax on beer applicable to beverages of less than of 1 per cent to hit alcohol bootlegging and near beer spiking BASEBALL FINALS INSTATE TOURNEY The full account of the final stale high school baseball tour nament game between Mason City and Radcliffe played Sat urday afternoon will be carried in the GlobeGazettes North Iowa edition on the streets about oclock 21 ORCHESTRAS IN CLASS A OF NATIONAL MEET Mason City Primes for Contest Class B Results Given MADISON May Mason City Iowa high school or chestra held its final rehearsals and tuned as accurately as possible to day for its appearance before the judges tonight in class A national orchestra competition Meanwhile several individuals of the Mason City delegation participated in solo and small ensemble contests Contest judges said results would not be known in solo andensemble events untiljatetoday as more than and girls are entered in the contests More than stu dents are participating In the two day festival Former Winners Return Announcements of Class A compe tition in which Mason City is en tered and the award of trophies will be made at oclock Satur day evening it was indicated There are 21 orchestras in class A competition including the three which received highest possible rat ing last year Mason City was one of these Class B honors were captured by the Iowa City high school orches tra yesterday The Iowa City or ganization was the only one to be rated inrdlvislon one Judges do not declarewinners therefore the rat ing was virtually a pionship Clear Lake in 4th Seconddivision honors in class B went to Whit ing and Madison while and Osage Iowa took third division Clear Lake Iowa was given fourth division rating Their offerings of Mozarts Alle gro from Symphony No 12 and se lections of theirown gave orches tras from Sigourney Iowa Wau pun and Angola first division ratings in class C Other ratings in that class were Division River Fall Alexander high Nekoosa Newkirk Rolfft Iowa Traer Iowa Division rington Delphos Ohio Law rence township of Oaklandon Consolidated high of Paton Iowa Division 111 4 Class A From Iowa Iowa orchestras engaged in class A competition included four Abra ham of Council East of Waterloo Rooseyelt of Des Moines and Mason City The Mo hawks play at 9 oclock Saturday night the next to the last to appear on the program When results are announced in class A scholarships will also be awarded From morning until late at night youngsters blew bowed and banged in the and largest national orchestra Tarn 2 Madman Sought m Slaying of 1 0 Year Old Canadian Girl NAICAM May 18 Discovery of the battered body of 10 year old Anna May Denton half a mile from her fathers farm home sent police today on a search for her slayer believed to be a maniac Missing since Thursday afternoon the girls body was found by search ers late yesterday Police had been assaulted said she Benefits for Iowa Exceed 43 Millions By GEORGE MILLS DES MOINES May 18 Iowa Daily Press farm ers will receive a little over in AAA benefit payments in the 1935 cornhog program accord ing to estimates made by allotment in a poll of each coun lys expectations conducted by Ralph Smith member of the stale cornhog committee Smith today had received answers from 70 of the 100 county cornhog groups in Iowa in the poll The 70 counties believed by the author ities here to constitute a group large enough to be representative of the state as a whole will receive a total of according to their allotment committees esti mates These same counties had total benefits of in the 1934 program Forecast for State If the other 30 allotment groups file estimates in line with those oi the first 70 in corn hog benefit payments in the 35 pro gram will be the committees fore cast for the state The Is per cent of the paid to Iowa farmers by the federal government for 1934 cornhog De ductions The expected shrinkage pictures the change in the AAAs system of figuring cornhog benefits The most important switch is being made in hog reduction Whereas last year the hog raiser received a heart on 75 per cent of his base this year he will a head on 10 per cent of bis Will Receive Thus iir3934 the AAA Signer with 100 head base reduced to 75 head and received This year he will reduce 10 per cent to 90 head and will receive The corn payments will be 35 cents a bushel on 10 to 30 per cent reduction against 30 cents last year on a 20 to 30 per cent slash Following is a list by North Iowa counties reporting of 1935 signers the estimated 1935 cornhog income and the 1934 programs income Emmett Fayette Franklin Hardin Howard Kossutn Winnebago Winneshiek 809 Wright 575 IOWA COED HUNTS HUSBAND SHE KNEW FOR ONLY 24 HOURS IOWA CITY May 18 ginia Lee of McDonald Ohio junior student at the University of Iowa was hunting Saturday for the husband she married late Wednes day after a 24 hour acquaintance She appealed to officials after he failed to return to their hotel She said he told her he was from Reno and promised they would take a honeymoon in a plane he said he owned Two Men Injured as Cars Collide Headon ARNOLDS PARK May 18 Harry Fcrrell of Sioux Falls S was seriously injured and James and Archie Ball of Webb suf fered scalp wounds and loss of sev eral teeth when their cars collided Reported Indicted E 3 FUELING PUBLIC OFFICIALS TO MAKE CLAIMS Authorized to Seek Salary Cut by Unconstitutional State Law DES MOINES May 18 public officials with the exception of state officers and employes were authorized today to enter claims for the difference in their salaries be tween the compensation set by the unconstitutional salary reduction act and the amounts they wcre to receive under vj State Auditor Charles Wf Sfoteia in a letter toall county auditors clarcdttbat alUpublicofficials cept state officials and employes1 rcaynow claim the amounts repre senting the difference in compensa tion between the salary as set by chapter 89 of the acts of the forty fifth general assembly in regular session and that as set by the stat utes in the 3931 code in The state auditors ruling was ap proved by Assistant Attorney Gen eral Clalr EHamilton and followed the overruling yesterday of a peti tion for rehearing the salary reduc tion case by the supreme court The salary reduction act had been held unconstitutional by the high court last December Storms suggested two methods of procedurein filing claims The first which the state auditor said was the most probable directs that each officer may file an itemized claim for the amount involved with the board or council vested with the ap proval of the Tho second method suggested by Storms authorizes the board or council having jurisdiction over the claim to authorize by resolution the warraiit issuing officer to is sue the warrant making the pay Man Killed 15 Hurt by Tornado in Texas CROCKETT Texas May 18 IP man was killed and 15 per sons injured four probably fatally when a tornado destroyed the Weches near here at noon today Serfdom Abolished Throughout Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia May IS Haile Selassie to day issued a decree abolishing serf dom throughout Ethiopia and equal izing the system of land taxation headon on highway here 71 south of Fireman Seriously Injured at Tipton TIPTON May 18 D Nesmith Tipton fireman was seri ously injured when struck in head by a hose during a fire that caused damage estimated at to buildings on the Jamrs and Ed Brennan farms which ad join each other near here A HEARTENING TREND HARRY BOYD IN CEDAR RAPIDS GAZETTE To the accumulation of encouraging eco nomic news that is being steadily built up in Iowa S W Edgecombe Iowa director of the federal Transient service adds a report that the number of transients being cared for at public expense in this state has declined ap preciably One transient center at Des Moines was abandoned yesterday another at Daven port will be closed later this month and a marked decrease in the case load at others throughout the state is noted Mr Edgecombe attributes this gratifying trend to the fact that many transients are obtaining employment chiefly at farm work That is distinctly good news Its effective handling of the jobless trans ient stands out conspicuously os one of the redletter items in the record of the present administration at Washington The civilian conservation program has taken thousands of wandering boys off the highways and freight cars and put them at constructive manbuilding work producing something of lasting value to the country The transient service has taken thousands of hoboes out of circulation and made them earn their keep without making nuisances of themselves Panhandlers are met far less frequently on the streets than they were a year or two ago These are praiseworthy accomplishments of the Roosevelt administration They are laying the groundwork for o constructive method of handling the transient problem even in times of prosperity The problem al ways a troublesome one has always existed and cannot be expected to disappear with the passing of the depression G 0 P LEADER INNEWHAMPTi BOND Demo Chairman Sure That Missing Report Was Filed NEW HAMPTON May J Feuling reported indicted by a Polk county grand jury for failure to file campaign contribution statements said today he would go to Des Moines after attending church serv ices here Sunday He will be accompanied by C O Sheakley local merchant who is a close personal friend of Feuling and a prominent fourth district re publican who will sign Feulings bond if a bond is necessary Feuling said he had no official knowledge that an indictment had been returned against him and said that democratic state headquarters at Des Moines had informed him that none had been filed yet today He said he left Des Moines at 5 oclock Friday aftrenoon with no knowledge that he would likely be indicted He declared he was sure that the missing report from March to Aug ust 1934 bad been filed with the secretary of state He said A Hoffman now railroad commission er was In charge of making out the report and that he Fouling signed it as a matter of form Feuling waa ln Ionia Saturday conducting an administrators sale of realestate on bisfathers estate Fouling stated Jtbat any further information concerningtfie reported Indictment wouldhave to come from headquartersat r Des Molnea anil added later was possiblehe would nightjtor the state capital instead of waiting un til Sunday H M COOPER NAMED DES MOINES May 18 Frank Comfort attorney for reported indicted with Harold Cooper former state commission chairman said today he had arranged with Sheriff Charles Keeling for Feuling to appear Mon day accept service of the warrant and post bond Feuling is at his home in New Hampton Cooper is reported to be in Sturgis S Dak Comfort said sent word that he would come to Des Moines today if Sheriff Keeling in sisted but because of pending busi ferred to wait until tomorrow or Monday 1 Acceptable to I called Sheriff Keeling and the sheriff said that was Feuling was indicted by the Polk county grand jury on charges of failure to file a full statement of campaign contributions and expen ditures a Des Moines paper today said Cooper a Marshalltown manufac turer was indicted for violating the state liquor control act by taking Turn to page 2 colnmn 3 AHouseForEveryPurpose1 EIGHT REPORTED FLOOD VICTIMS Drenching Oklahoma Rains Send Rivers Creeks Over Banks ALTUS May 18 Eight persons were believed drowned today as rivers and creeks in this vicinity were suddenly flooded by drenching rains One body that of Mrs Claude Gowens 70 was recovered Among the missing were Carl McAlpine 40 and his 10 year old daughter Joy and five members of the Negro family of Edmond Reid all living on Turkey creek near Harmony At first it was reported Reids entire family of nine had boon drowned taut four of thorn turned I up later with terrifying talcs of the j disaster Our Washington Information bu offers a limited supply of the governments latest booklet on mod ern low cost farm houses It carries 40 approved dwelling plans perfect ed by a staff of expert architects and engineers It explains the proper placement of windows stairs and chim neys tells how to fit the house har moniously into the landscape deals in clear crisp languagewith heat ing plumbing lighting fire protec tion screening There is a detailed formula for estimating building costs accurate ly in advance This booklet is the last word from Washington on low cost dwellings Send lor copy to day Use coupon The Mason 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