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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                L r rc i MUM x T or i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPH ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SEKV1CE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 24 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 192 Demo Chiefs Are Irked Congressmen Dont Like Attitude of New Dealers Bv CHARLES F STEWART ASHINGTON May When democratic con gressmen like R e presentatives John J OCon nor of New York and Adolph J Sabath of Illinois speak bitterly of the Roosevelt ad ministra tion their angry cri ticisms cant be interpreted oth erwise than as indicative of a very wide split in what for its own good ought to be a 100 per cent harmoniously working party organization Representative OConnor ia one of the three most powerful mem bers of the popular legislative chamber in Washington Speaker Joseph W Byrns Major ity Floor Leader William B Bank head or Acting Leader Edward T Taylor Representative Bankhead having been ill during1 most of the current congressional session and OConnor as chairman of the rules committee are the trio who dictate policies at the south end of the capitol building Sabath has served more years on the hill than any other lawmaker with whom he is tied each at nearly a third of a century Blake Their Complaints OConnors complaint is that ex ecutive appointments are made on the strength of friendship or kins ship Sabath denounces upstarts down town in the executive depart ments who take themselves so damn seriously He especially ar raigns secretaries to secretaries ibigger thanthe point there is justification of these howls One case in particular frequently is recalled at the capitol A delegation of half a dozen rep resentatives had occasion to call on an alphabetical underling After waiting for an hour it saw a party of the functionarys personal friends taking their depnrture and heard the official remark with no attempt to concealment Dont hurry this is only a bunch of con gresmen Mismanagement Somewhere Congressmen it is true desire many political favors for selfish purposes Doubtless their clamor occasion ally is tiresome A firsttermer reasonably may be suspected of making an intolerable Turn to Page 4 Column 2 MAN WHO POSED AS ALVIN KARPIS JUST BURGLARY SUSPECT CHICAGO May 24 League was just another citizen in trouble with the law today as he awaited resumption of his journey to Memphis Tenn to face burglary charges Yesterday however Loague was to a reading public that saw him through his own description as re layed by an airplane stewardess Alviir Karpis public enemy No 1 traveling eastward by plane attired in pajamas and chains and in cus tody of two federal agents Since for several hours few per sons knew the difference Loague attracted as much attention as if he had been Public Enemy Karpis Then the plane bearing him east ward landed at Chicago and the mystery was cleared hurriedly Loague was further identified by Detective Sergeant A O Clark of Memphis who had him in charge for the trip from Vale Ore to Memphis CLEAR LAKE CLAIMS FIRST LIFE FORECAST IOWA Fair slightly warmer Jn west portion Friday night Saturday increasing cloudiness with warmer in east and central portions MINNESOTA Generally fair wanner In west portion Friday night Saturday increas ing cloudiness warmer in east followed by showers In extreme west portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 44 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 64 Minimum In Jjrht 39 At 8 a m Friday 57 Hoover Calls Boycott by NRA Not American 21 MONTHS NRA EXTENSION SEEN AS COMPROMISE Roosevelt and Congress Leaders Agree Green Raps Opponents WASHINGTON May 24 President Roosevelt and house and senate leaders agreed tentatively to day on a months extension of NRA and riving the recovery agen cy jurisdiction over businesses substantially affecting interstate commerce Price fixing would be barred They reached that understanding it a white house conference even as William Green president of the American Federation of Labor was insisting before the house ways and means committee upon a twoyear extension and describing as short sighted reactionary and antiso cial those who opposed that Sees Strike Danger He said nationwide strikes would result if NRA were not continued at least two years Ready to testify later in the day along the same lines was General Hugh S Johnson first boss of the hlU5 eagle The white house conferees were Senators Robinson of Arkansas Uemocraticleadejr Harrison of Mis sissippi ofi the finance committeeVspeakerjByrnsrandRep resentatlve Doughton chairman of the house ways and means committee Reported by Conferee It was reported by a conferee who declined to let his name be used that if necessary everything but a 21i months extension would be discarded in order to get the legislation through by June 16 the day the recovery act expires It could be followed he ex plained by subsequent legislation embodying the other things which the president deemed necessary After warning of strikes Green added he wanted no congressman to think that organized labor was bluffing Not General Strike Answering questions fired at him by the IS committeemen seated at a semicircular table he implied however he did not have a gen eral strike in mind We explained our position on that question rather clearly at the time of the San Francisco strike he elaborated At that time the A F of L turned down proposals to call a general strike Green insisted he had no inten tion of trying to threaten or Turn to Paze 4 Column 3 HoldsSome of Purposes Act Right PALO ALTO Cal May 24 Former President Herbert Hoover today characterized as not Ameri can use of the boycott to enforce the NRA American labor his statement asserted will not long stand for price fixing limitations of output stifling of competition or any other of the monopolistic and fascist prac tices inherent in the NRA Its en forcement by bureaucratic coercion ntimidation and boycott are not American Mr Hoovers statement contin ued If all these things are liberal and progressive we need some new def initions of these terms Some Purposes Bight The purpose of the act so far as it abolishes sweating through min mum wages and hours and so far as it abolishes child labor are right But they should be accomplished by other than fascist methods if hey are to be truly liberal and pro gressive The former president gave out his statement just prior to leaving for Des Moines by automobile to deliver a commencement day address at Drake university Response to Green Although Mr Hoover made no di rect reference to William Green president of the American Federa tion of Labor his latest pronounce ment waa re icisrns of Hoover in the interview he gave to the Associated Press on May 15 Mr Hoover then advocated com plete abolition of the NRA The right answer by the house of representatives to the senates action extending the life of the NRA s to abolish it entirely he replied to his interviewer at that time Hurt Small Business He asserted in that interview that the NRA has been crushing the life out of small businesses and they are crushing the life out of the very heart of the local community body Previous to May 15 Mr Hoover n an address to the conference of California social workers in San Trancisco criticized Jregiinenta tion as not productive of a true American Prior to that his long sil ence on public affairs was broken in Tucson Ariz when he advocated a return to the gold standard and currency stabilization NOT TO ENLARGE TVA OPERATIONS Legislation Tabled by Vote of 13 to 12 by House Committee WASHINGTON May 24 The house military committee toT day tabled by a vote of 13 to 12 legislation to enlarge the operations ofthe Tennessee valley authority The committee acted after J R McCarl Comptroller general had told it an abstract of an audit of TVA affairs prepared at the direc tion of Representative May D Ky was substantially correct and showed no intention to mislead The original audit was made by McCarls office All seven republican members of the committee and six democrats were reported to have voted to lay the legislation aside It already has been approved by the senate Warrant Issued for Algona Editor for Breaking Quarantine ALGONA May 24 Bounty Attorney Maurice McMahan said today a warrant had been is sued for the arrest of Russell Wal ler newspaper editor here for breaking scarlet fever quarantine Waller is believed to have gone to northern Minnesota the county at torney said Resistance Filed to Coopers Demurrer Against Indictment DES MOINES May 24 Resistance was filed by Polk County Attorney Carl Burk man to the demurrer entered by Harold Cooper former liquor control chairman against his in dictment for violation of the liquor act by taking part in an election campaign Cooper contended the charge is not indictable Burkman replied that if the defense objects and elects to try the case as a fel ony uunder the bribery laws the state will make no resitsance PROSPECTS FOR EARLY PASSAGE OF BONUS FADE Glark Withholds Rider to Navy Bill After Vote in Senate WASHINGTON May 24 Cash bonus forces somewhat dis couraged and disorganized by the size of the senate vote sustaining Presidents veto of the Patman bill counted upon their strong majorities in both houses of congress today for eventual victory The decisive defeat of the Patman biii even by a minority vote took the wind out of the bonus movement temporarily at least Several new proposals were advanced immediate ly but the leaders waited to get their breath before plunging into a new drive Confident predictions were issued by the veterans chieftains fore casting that the bonus would be paid but there was a noticeable droop in enthusiasm among legisla tors over the prospects for achiev ing it at this session of congress Harrison Flan Remains Several senators both for and against the bonus took the view that the senate vote yesterday sus taining the president killed the pros this ses ithe fell i9 neces sary to override a veto Several sen ators predicted there would be no bonus legislation this session unless the veterans forces were willing to accept somethinglike the Harrison compromise On the other hand the Patmanite forces pointed out that even ID the face of president Roosevelts unpre cedented personal appearance against the bill it had mustered a majority of 14 votes in the senate and a vote of more than 3 to 1 in the house and contended that such majorities could not be blocked for long Divided Within Camp In view of divided opinions with in the bonus camp over strategy Senator Clark virtually decided not to press for action on his attempt to attach to the pending navy bill a rider calling for cash payment He indicated however that he would offer his plan later in the session it would permit the president to finance the bonus by borrowingby using work relief money or by issuing new money The defeat in the senate left the bonus forces in conflict One group wanted to start all over again with the Vinson bill for full cash pay ment on the theory it could be passed over a presidential veto This bill would leave the method of financing to the government But many of the bonus leaders were as much interested in the monetary issue as the bonus question and wanted to push the Patman bill again Offer as Amendment They could offer it as an amend ment to some vital administration measure such as the NRA exten Tum 1o Page 4 Column 3 Gets KATHERINE BOND Formerlowa Man Offered NEW YORK May 24 su preme court jury today awarded damages to Miss Katherine Leary Bond in her breach of promise suit brought against Paul Spencer Clapp former Indian ola Iowa man and former Hoover aiide and now an utilities executive of Columbus Ohio B M Webster counsel for Clapp immediately moved for the setting aside of the verdict and a new trial Both motions were denied by Justice Aaron Steuer Webster said an ap peal will be filed Justice Steuer had told the jurors they must decide two ques tions the first Was there an agree ment that Clapp and Miss Bond were to marry And the second Did Miss Bond give Clapp any informa tion about her relations with Hor ace S Bond Clapp Denies Knowing The plaintiff had testified she was intimate with Bond but she told Clapp all about it Clapp denied she informed him about her rela tions with Bond If you find the defendant agreed to marry and then wilfully refused Turn fo J Column 2 RELIEF CRISIS IN ILLINOIS AT END CLEVELAND May 24 eral Relief Administrator Harry L Hopkins announced today that 000000 of federal funds would be released immediately to end the re lief crisis in Illinois IOWADOESNT SHE LOOK GOOD COUNCIL BLUFFS NONPAREIL Pass the drought of last summer as an incident Imitate the governor and refer to it as a regret table mistake Step out this morning and look Iowa over Doesnt Iowa look good In a month or so the corn will be hiding the black dirt that makes corn the crop it Iowa The pastures are green They will be lush with Iowa The grainfields will wave millions of hands of welcome and greeting as the breeze ripples across their seas of green In a few days the orchards will be masses of bloom and Iowa The big barns and the shade surrounded farm homes with their modern conveniences inside and their flower beds and mowed lawns sloping toward the highway will be Iowa They stay here Iowa They never get away The clean busy towns large and little will be here With their paved streets and general air of cleanliness and Iowa What wonder that the late H C Ostermann who drove the Lincoln highway back and forth twice a year gave as his conclusion that the road between Council Bluffs and Clinton ran through the most beautiful and productive section of the union A place to be happy To thrive in col lectively and best place in the world Say it over and over not as a forced confession but as a creed and confession of fnith as a fact Say it gratefully Be glad that it is so Quit fouling the nest Cease whining Abandon the beggar pose Stand up straight Look the world leveleyed in the face and tell the truth about Iowa We say to one another Doesnt the country look good We say it every year when Iowa gravid with the harvest and in the beauty and bloom of bearing spreads her promise before our eyes We see the noble cattle in the pastures the interminable miles of crops feel the delight of the present and the assurance of the future written from end to end and side to side in green and gold and say Iowa Say it abroad Broadcast it Tell em about it Get away from a false inferiority complex and be lieve in ourselves our state our farms our stores our factories our schools our churches and our homes Lets refuse to slander ourselves and decry our own children Lets tell the honest truth about Iowa Lets see it and say Iowa Doesnt Iowa look good It does The tourist sees it and says it The salesman from the east pass ing through sees and says it and wonders at the in feriority attitude of certain politicians and self classified statesmen who cover one eye hide one arm under their vests and sit on the corners ot con gress holding out a tin cup and appealing pity the poor The investor is astonished when he sees and disabuses his mind of the libel on Iowa He says it Let us say it We see it We say it to each other Say it to the world Doesnt Iowa look good MONEY PAID TO PREVENT RAIDS AT SIOUX CITY Judge Rebukes Audience for Its Laughter at Ouster Hearing SIOUX CITY May 24 timony that payments of money were made to prevent police liquor raids and that raids were made when the money was not paid was neard from several witnesses in dis trict court here today during the fourth day of the hearing on re moval proceedings against Henry C Kuhlmann city commissioner of public safety Judge W S Cooper of Winterset who is presiding at one time re buked the audience for laughing during the trial I want the audience to realize that this is no laughing matter the judge stated it is tragic that hu man nature is as it has shown itself to be in this hearing Who is re sponsible for it I do not know but instead of laughing the people should be ashamed that they allow ed such things to go on I want you to think it over Guilty of Perjury At another time during the hear ing when Sam Stevens former pro prietor of a beer garden was tes tifying the court informed him that he was guilty of Jierjury and asked Gpltaoneof the prose cutors tocommunicate1 that fact to the county attorney It may help the court in getting at the facts of this case il some of these witnesses who lie on the wit ness stand do some time in prison the court commented Mr Goltz said that he would re port the matter The reprimand was given when Stevens attempted to evade giving the name of a man who he said sold liquor on the street in front of his place Stevens first told the court that he did not know the mans name and later admitted that it was Clyde Stokes Beer Parlor Operators In addition to Stevens witnesses who testified during the session in cluded Frank Caine John Gibeau and F W Deverell all beer parlor operators and Sam Hoffman and John Kline city patrolmen Stevens testified that once when his new automobile had been seized with liquor in it he paid Jim Pon tralo a bondsman 5100 to get his car back and the car was not for feited He said he was fined how ever He also told of having paid Johndiebert former police raider for protection Caine testified that Diebert had attempted to collect a mnoth from him and when he said he couldnt pay was ordered to close his place Later he said Nile Luke former head of the raiding squad met him by appointment and told him that the state was putting on some heat and that his place would be raided Luke told him Caine testified to place one bottle of li quor under his counter and that the raiders would find it and that would satisfy the state Raided Several Times After that Cain said lie was raided several times Gibeau testi fied that he paid a month for several months for protection for selling liquor He said he had been raided twice Deverell also testified that he paid money through his partner for protection Hotfman told of being accused by the proprietor of one place of put ting slubs in the slot machine He said he and several other officers then obtained warrants and went out to seize the slot machines but all had disappeared He said pre viously that he had not made such raids because he didnt want to be demoted Kline a member of the raiding squad testified that all orders for raids came from Inspector Fred Spencer now deceased to Nile Luke chief of the raiding squad He said that Jack Radke and Paul Czerkas liquor sellers had told him that they were paying protection money to a man named Kerby He said he had heard Luke say that they were to pick up slot machines because they werent owned by the right outfit Royal Bride PRINCESS INGRID 13th Century Church Scene of Marriage STOCKHOLM May 24 the thirteenth century church where all kings of the Bernadotte lineage in Sweden have been crowned Prin cess Ingrid became the wife today of Crown Prince Frederik Deu mark and Iceland1 rBythe same tok enshe became a future queen It was a royal wedding born of tradition and executed with pomp and splendor but it had an aura of romance amid the glitter of pol ished swords and burnished boots and the formality of court ritual I Ingrid take you Frederik my lawful husband to love you through sorrow and pleasure and as a sym bol I accept from you this ring With these words and the recital of the other vows of the Swedish marriage service two people in love were blue eyed young o man and a tall dark haired studi ous young man The wedding service was con ducted in the Stockholm procathe dral known as Storkyrkan with its restored Gothic architecture and eighteenth century furnishings Visiting royalty included King Leopold and Queen Astrid of Bel gium King Christian of Denmark and Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden AJORR MASON CITY IS FIRST VICTIM IN 1935 Disappearance of Man Fishing Alone Not Noted at Once Albert John Orr 48 for many years employed in the transfer bus iness of Mason City was the first victim of drowning in Clear Lake for 1930 Mr Orr 929 North Fed eral avenue had gone to the lake Thursday to fish and had rented a boat of M L Jake Thayer on the north shore near the golf course about 2 oclock in the afternoon Mr Orr was fishing alone and his disappearance from the boat was not noticed until about 5 oclock in the afternoon when W H Eubanks who is employed by Mr Thayer saw an empty boat with a pole in it He rowed out to the boat and discov ered it was the one rented to Mr Orr Two Searching Parties A searching party was imme diately organized and a search was started in the vicinity of the empty boat which had been anchored and was in good condition dry and with both oars in place After one drag ine had been used for about an hour without results a second drag line was started and within about 15 minutes the second line picked up first Mr Orrs casting rod and a few minutes later hooked into the back of the leather jacket worn by Mr Orr The body was brought to the sur face about 730 oclock in the eve ning by W H Wara Uie Ward funeral home Gordon Jensen Joe Maaning and Lee DeWiggins The searching party was under the di rection of Fire Chief Adolph W Ma thies assisted by L Thayer Dowd Perkins and others The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home at Mason City Evidently Lost Balance Mr Orr had been fishing in about 3 feet of water and had anchored nis boat about a quarter of a mile west of the boathonse and approx imately 130 yards from shore The condition of the boat and the nearness of the body to the boat when found led the searching party 10 believe that Mr Orr had lost his balance while casting and fallen out of the boat Mr Orr could swim but he was fully clothed with shoes and jacket to add to his weight Coroner J E McDonald said the death was accidental and ascribed Turn io Pace 4 Column SEE SCHANKE AS DEMO CHAIRMAN Pollard Tinley Also Likely Candidates to Succeed E J Feuling DES MOINES May 24 sibility that Eugene J Feuling would carry out his announced in tention of offering his resignation as Iowa democratic chairman to the state central committee was seen Iowa Man Who Lost Both Legs Recovers OMAHA May 24 ment was reported today in the condition of Friend Hays Missouri Valley Iowa businessman who lost oth legs beneath a freight train while crawling between two cars on his way to mail a letter Saturday night Indiana Man Electrocuted DANNEBROG Nebr May 24 Ti E Fisher 43 of South Bend Ind was killed instantly late yesterday when he came in contract with electric wires here carrying 6600 volts SCHANKE COMMENTS In commenting on the mention in the press of his name as a pos sible successor to E J Feuling who has expressed a desireto re sign as chairman of the Demo cratic State Central committee A M Schanke stated Up to this time I have not been officially approached If and when Mr Feuling resigns the chairman ship and the place is tendered me the matter will receive con sideration hero today with announcement that the Central committee would meet tonight at headquarters here Members of the Young Demo cratic club and the arrangements committee for the last presidential ball also will attend Feuling fined Tuesday after he pleaded guilty of failing to report all campaign contributions Thurs day announced his intention of sub mitting his resignation but said the committee meeting probably would be held next month Democrats here were talking of n successor in case Feulinga resig nation is accepted Discussion cen tered mostlv upon Maj Gen Ma thew A Tinley of Council Bluffs E H Pollard 01 Fort Madison and A M Schanke of Mason City Tinley long a party wheelhorsf was mentioned in 1932 as vice presi Turn to Iftcf 4 Cftlnmn M THE RISING SUN While the constitutional conven tion was in session in Philadelphia in 1787 George Washington who presided sat in a great carved chair On the back above Washing tons head a hand carved sun rest ed precariously on a rippling hori zon but Benjamin Franklin con fessed afterward that he never was able to be certain during the spirit ed debates whether it was a rising or a setting sun When at long last the constitu tion was ready for submission to the state Franklin arose in his place and told the convention I do now perceive that it is a rising sun To know your national history better send for the GlobeGazette service booklet The Constitution It carries complete official texts of the constitution the declaration of independence and the articles of confederation Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet The Constitution of the United States Name Street City 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