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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                I IS tii cr NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 31 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 198 lowans in Washington Talk of Republican Candidates for Governor By MUNKO KEZER ASHINGTON May 31 of possible re publican candi dates for gover nor of Iowa next year slumbering for months now is leaping fre quently to the tongues of Hawk eye republicans in the capital Difficulties in volving the dem ocratic state ad ministration in Iowa and the su preme c o u r ts blow to the New Deal by its inval idation of the NRA have given new hope to the G O P here for a re turn to power in Iowa As a result names of more than half a dozen republicans are being mentioned as potential aspirants for the governorship The list in cludes a battery of attorneys a Pu litzer prize winning editorial writer a mayor a son of a former gover nor and names familiar from leg islative experience Chase Is Suggested E F Chase of Atlantic Iowa newspaper editor who won the Pulitzer prize last year was here recently and his visit provoked sug gestions he might be a candidate for the governorship One Iowa re publican reported however that Chase definitely had decided to en ter the congressional campaign in an effort to unseat youthful Otha D Wearin Hastings democrat Frederick Larrabee of Fort Dodge a former state senator and son of Former Governor William Larra bee of Iowa is reported toying with the idea and his name has been mentioned in several quarters as a potential candidate Wilson ana Faville Two names listed in one con servative source as likely entrants Des Mpines at ftziS Polk county stateseh SiouxCity justice X RobertColfiesn of Des Moines former United States district at torney who was defeated in the 1932 republican primary by former Gov ernor Dan W Turner again is be ing mentioned Turners name also is heard although republicans gen erally he will not reenter the campaign lists Others who have been mentioned are Howard Clark Des Moines at torney who is reported more likely to seek a senate seat however than the governorship Mayor Ed win P Manning of Ottumwa J M Grimes of Osceola who was tem porary chairman last year of the republican state convention and State Senator William S Beardsley Turn to Pase 2 Column 4 JONE FUNDS FOR RELIEF ALLOTTED Iowa Share of Federal Aid for Needy Amounts to Over Million WASHINGTON May 31 Harry L Hopkins the relief admin istrator today allotted to 42 states for June relief needs He also approved grants of 051930 for rural rehabilitation ex penses for the next two months came from a allocation from the 54 000000000 work fund Relief officials said the other six states California Delaware Illinois Missouri New Jersey and New York would receive their allotments as soon as the amount necessary was determined Allotments included the second figure when given shows the states rural rehabilitation grants Iowa Minnesota S2 S68744 Nebraska S27343 South Dakota FORECAST IOWA Showers probable Friday night and Saturday in the west portion and beginning late Friday night or Saturday in the east portion Not much change in temperature In ere as ing cloudiness followed by showers in west portion Friday night showers Saturday not much change in temeprature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 11 Minimum in Niffht 47 At 8 A M Friday 61 34 DEAD OR MISSING IN FLOODS Action in Investigation Follows Request of C F Lytle DES MOINES May 31 Clyde Herring today ordered one of his special investigators Frank Moorehead to Sioux City to con duct a complete inquiry into any corruption in Woodbury county The governors nstructions follow ed the request of C F Lytle of Sioux City for appointment of spe cial investigators to conduct such an inquiry Governor Herring revealed in announcing his orders to Moore head that two additional special in vestigators have been in the Sioux City territory recently and already have reported to him May Be Sent Back Both men Con Ryan and Joseph J Burke may be sent back to Woodbury county to assist Moore head in his investigation the gov ernor said Lytle had requested the governor to appoint three members of the Sioux City police force as special agents with sheriffs powers to conduct such an investigation Joe Young N T Johansen and Pat OHara had been suggested for the appointments by Lytle Turned Down request was turned down by the governor after Herring had conferred with Woodbury county Sheriff William Tice The governor at that time qualified his refusal and his appointment of Moorehead followed today There is no necessity for ap pointing additional special agents when I already have good men available for the work Governor Herring said Moorehead will leave Des Moines today and is instructed to investi gate any conditions he thinks call for such action He will report di rectly to me and will take as much time as is necessary Governor Herring today received a subpena to appear before the Woodbury county grand jury I have notified the authorities at Sioux City I will not be able to an swer the subpoena until next Tues day at least the governor said After all there is some state busi ness which must be attended to here The governor said he had con ferred by telephone with Ole Na glestad special prosecutor and had informed Naglestad it would be im possible to go to Sioux City today Want Him Saturday Later Naglestad telephoned the governor and said Horace M Hav ner another special prosecutor was insistent the governor appear be fore the grand jury tomorrow morn ing Governor Herring declared The chief executive assured Na glestad he would be in Sioux City tomorrow if it is possible The governor said the spbpena called for his appearance at 9 a m today but the summons was not served on him until after 8 a m At Byrd Ceremonies The chief executive who recently completed a speaking tour in the eastern part of the state said af fairs in his office demanded his at tention and he has planned a trip to Mount pleasant Monday to attend ceremonies for Admiral Richard Byrd If there is anything in my office the Woodbury county grand jury wants or any other grand jury for that matter I want them to have it and they shall have it the governor said Governor Herring said he had not determined whether the grand jury has the authority to summon the governor but that such a question made little difference Lytles letter discussed affairs of the highway commission the liquor commission public works ad visory committee sale of sinking fund warrants to the Carleton D Beh company of Des Moines and the democratic party in Iowa Now for Gods sake governor prove by doing something in this rotten mess that you are a real governor Lytle pleaded Made a Mistake Lytle said he had protested most vigorously to you against the par ticipation in highway commission matters by Lieutenant Governor Kraschel and State Chairman Feul ing and declared you made a mis take when you allowed these men to Ttirti to Infje 2 Column 4 Eagle Grove Woman Auto Crash Victim EAGLE GROVE May Earl Orr 23 Eagle Grove was killed and several others injured when a car in which eight persons were riding hurtled into a ditch at a turn on a graveled road five miles northeast of Clarion at 9 oclock Thursday night The group was re turning from Lake Cornelia An inquest was planned today Mr Orr blamed a jammed accelera tor for the accident Mrs Orr suffered a fracured skull and died while being taken to Clar ion for medical aid The injured were Elmer Kitley 15 Mary Kitley 22 Clare Maxson 18 all cut and bruised and Howard Brauman 20 who suffered head in juries and a dislocated hip Some of Elmer Kitleys teeth were knocked out Orr John Hitley and Lyle Luke were other occupants of the car Mr and Mrs Orr were recently married WHITTEMORE BABYS BODY FOUND IN TANK WHITTEMORE May Meehan 19 months old son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Meehan 3 miles north and miles west was drowned in a water tank late Thursday The body was found floating face down by the infants mother about oclock The little boy and his two sisters Rossella and Jeanette had been playing in the yard and his absence was not noted for a few minutes Funeral services will St Saturday morning at 9 oclock Burial will be near Whittemore CAR TURNS OVER ON DECORAH KOAD DECORAH May Pullman of Ossian was critically in jured in an automobile accident Thursday evening on the Calrnar road about a mile south of Decorah Both legs were broken and a deep gash was cut in his head His companion Norman Lee re ceived a broken collar bone Lee is a member of the CCC camp at De corah and was removed to the camp hospital after the accident His con dition is not regarded as serious According to reports the car skidded and turned over several times going over the embankment Pullman is in a critical condition at the Decorah hospital TWO INJURED WHEN CAR TURNS OVER BRITT May persons were injured Thursday when the car in which they xvere driving left the road and rolled over in the ditch near Hutchins Occupants of the car were Mr and Mrs E L Allen and son 6 and daughter 12 Mrs Vail Mrs Johnson and daughter all of Sioux Falls S Dak who were going to Eldora and Cedar Rapids The Allen girl suffered a broken collar bone and Mrs Vail an elder ly woman severs bruises They re ceived treatment from a local phy sician and remained in a local hotel until Friday when the group con tinued the trip by rail The Rev H B Kramer of St Benedict gave asistance to the in jured persons ATTACKED BY BULL DIES OF INJURIES OSAGE May 31 Jesse Ho cum 64 an inmate of the county home here died today of injuries Turn fo 2 Column 3 May Take Helm Herring Investigator Sent to Sioux City LATE GOVERNOR NOT ABLE TO GO REWARD OFFER LIKELY MOVE IN KIDNAPING CASE Members of Karpis Mob Linked to Abduction by New Reports Copyright by The Assictnlrd TACOMA Wash May 31 T New reports placing members of the notorious Alvin Karpis kidnap gang in this locality were received today in the search for George Weyerhaeuser 9 missing for nearly a week While there were indications a reward might be offered to speed release of the heir to a timber fortune an university of Washington student furnished new information concerning the Karpis gang named in the Edward G Bremer kidnaping case Fred Stojack the student said in Seattle he rode in a bus Friday night with a man reading a letter addressed to Volney Davis lieuten ant in the Karpis mob PiCKCd Out Picture Stojack picked out a picture of Davis as resembling the man with whom he rode and who the stu dents declared asked information concerning Fox and Vasion islands wooded retreats in Pudget Sound The student viewed the picture in the Seattle Times office The cjward angle entered the case as the f to take over under the Lindbergh law which provides that after 7 days a kidnap victim is presumed to have been slain or taken across a state line The curly haired scion of the wealthy timber and lumber fam iy was abducted last Friday noon Ransom Not Claimed Although prepared and ready for the child stealers the demanded ran som has not been claimed The offer of a reward it was believed might hasten Georges delivery through the old adage of money talks in buying information The childs young parents Mr and and Mrs J P Weyerhaeuser Jr still were in seclusion It was not known whether a re ward if one is posted will be an nounced until after the federal agents have been able to effect re cpvery of the lad through their own technique Bentz New Suspect Another development was the revelation that Ed Bentz 40 former Tacoma resident and one time asso ciate of George Machine Gun Kelly and of Albert Bates may be the No 1 suspect in the case This was disclosed when a government agent remarked that we would like to talk to Bentz Even before the agent dropped the remark it was known authorities here have theorized over the possible connection ot Bentz with the disap paerance of the scion of the wealthy lumber and logging dynasty Last of Bates Gang Some of them believe that Bentz last of the Bates gang may have teamed with the remnants of the Karpis mob to stage the Weyerhaeu ser ransom plot Bentz is a lormer Tacoman The Karpis gang engineered the Edwin G Bremer snatch in St Paul which had striking similarities to the kid naping here The Weyerhaeuser in terests are centered In Tacoma and St Paul Although Alvin Karpig and his henchman Harry Campbell are fu Turn to IHRp 2 Column 3 EDOUAKD HERRIOT BOUISSON MAY JJRM CABINET Hernpts Party to His Aid in Save the Franc Government Copyrluht 3935 tjy The Associated Tress PARIS May 31Former Pre mier Edouard Herriots radical so cialists today swung to the sup port of Fernand Bouisson thereby virtually assuring Bouisson of suc cess in his attempt to form a save the franc cabinet Until the radical socialist sup port came along it appeared likely that Bouisson would be unable to carry out the assignment given him by President Lebrun when parlia ment early today voted a lack of confidence in the government of the most recent premier PierreEtienne Flandin Political experts said that it Bouisson failed Herriot himself probably would be called upon to serve again as premier The next government will be called upon to face the financial emergency which resulted in the deputies voting 353 to 202 against Flandin While the government crisis ruled gold flowed out from the Bank of France in a ceaseless stream The bourse opened as usual to day but the trading was moderate The high discout rate of the Bank of France and the uncertainty of the cabinet situation appeared to have inspired traders with caution Nebraskan Burns to Death in His Garage WEST POINT Nebr May31 Burris 45 burned to death here today in a fire at his garage The body was found in his blazing automobile Sheriff Charles Sass said Burris apparently fell asleep in the sedan and fire started from a cigaret WHY NOT TRY IOWA C S JOHNSTON IN THE OTTUMWA COURIER PRESIDENT SEES END OF AAA AND OTHER AGENCIES Says Issue of Federal or State Rule Now Up to People WASHINGTON May 31 Gravely telling newspapermen wno crowded his press conference that the supreme courts NRA decision implied the end of the Agricultural Adjustment administration and two other new deal agencies as well President Roosevelt today indicated he contemplated action next week in an effort to counteract the ef fect of the ruling What form his intended move would take was not revealed but he asserted it was up to the people to decide whether the nations eco nomic and social life is to be regu lated by the states or by the fed eral government Horse and Buggy Characterizing the decision as perhaps the most important in the history of the nation he expressed the view that the courts interpre tation of interstate commerce takes the country back to the horse and buggy stage of 1789 It raised the question of whether the Agricultural Adjustment ad ministration and the securities commission were legal he said and meant the end of the federal alco hol control administration as now constituted as well as NRA itself Asked if the issue did not point directly to a constitutional amend ment to empower congress to deal with national commercial condi tions he said not necessarily Now Before Country As to the AAA he said the ques tion now before the country was whether the federal government has any valid power to regulate crop production The issue was up to the people he added indicating an expecta tion that it would be focused de terminedly in the years immediate ly ahead He did not elaborate but appar ently was exploring possibilities of other laws to reach new deal ob jectives laws that would be upheld by the highest court Utility Bill Debated The president spoke out defin itely and specifically on the deci sion for the first time as the sen ate entered again into the cotro versy over the bill to abolish un necessary utility holding companies and the house marked time with minor legislation Contentions that the pending bank bill centralizing credit and currency control in the federal re serve board was both unconstitu tional and unnecessary were made before a senate banking subcom mittee by Frank A Vanderlip New York financier and George R James veteran reserve board mem ber List of India Quake Deaths in Thousands The travel season is almost at hand and the local vacationist does not have to leave the borders of Iowa to find historic and scenic spots In their modernized settings and with far greater accessibility than has prevailed for many years they are more at hand but many of them have been here for years The trouble is that lowans dont know about them and havent shown the desire to find out Northeastern Iowa particularly abounds in scenery Great bluffs line the Mississippi river from which vistas unequaled anywhere in this section may be viewed Natural rock formations lure visitors to that section es pecially the ice caves near Decorah Mc Gregor is well worthy of anyones visit and just across the river is historic Prairie du Chien with the remnants of a fort from which Gen Joseph M Street came to represent the white man at the old Indian agency six miles east of Ottumwa Gen Zachary Taylor later president of the United States was com mandant at the fort and Jefferson Dovis served there as a lieutenant The natural lakes in the northern part of the state and the chain of constructed ones being seen now in the southern part offer the vacationist any water outing he may desire In our immediate territory is Lake Wapello Lake Keomah and the Farmington and Keo sauqua state parks together with Oakland Mills near Mount Pleasant and the Heaton bird refuge in Jefferson county Flint Hills park near Burlington is attractive and at Montrose is the site of the first orchard in the state with historic Nauvoo just across the river The list goes on for some length lowans need only to look about them They have much to learn about their state Eating Toadstools Kills Fifth Child in Minnesota Family PINE POVER Minn May 31 JFi death today brought to five the number of fatalities result ng from the J D Young family eating poisonous toadstools in the mistaken belief they were mush rooms Rosella 32 succumbed today in the Pine River hospital Albert 14 and Elsie another child are recov ering Dr A J Button hospital head said Weather Contrast to That in Iowa on May 31 of Year Ago DES MOINES May 31 member May 31 last year The mercury climbed tb 109 at Williamsburg It shot up to 111 at Inwood the day before that On May 29 it sizzled at 106 at Alton Today the mercury hung in the lower seventies Yesterdays top reading was 78 On May 29 the temperature reached a top of 82 The weather bureau reported light precipitation during the last 24 hours at Dubuque and Daven port The bureau forecasts showers for tonight and tomorrow KARACHI India May 31 An estimate that 20000 persons were killed today in Quetta alone by the earthquake which jarred north west India was contained tonight in a wireless message from the Quetta wireless station The message was one of the first complete estimates to reach here since the earthshock wrecked all land communication lines through out the district Before the message arrived un official ana unconfirmed estimates had placed the death toll as high as 30000 In the Hundreds Quetta reported that the number of injured was thus far estimated only as in the hundreds Earlier reports had told of the royal air force garrison being badly hit with the death of 44 men This last message said that most of the other garrisons of soldiers had es caped the most serious damage and that various troops had been or dered into service digging through the debris of the city and extricat ing the injured The earthquake hit around 3 a m with three violent shocks devas tating the countryside around Quet ta which is on the northern fron tier Police Force Dead The soldiers at Quetta were bear ing the brunt of the work for Uic majority of the police force was killed The main military barracks es caped the worst damage but the rear quarters some distance away were leveled Hundreds of victims were trapped in the congested districts of the city when they ran into the streets at the first shock Buildings col lapsing buried them in debris Rescue work was under way with dispatch accordingto the meager advices trickling through the brok en communication lines At Least 1000 Conservative reports here and at Simla the summer capital of India said there were at least 1000 per sons killed in Quetta and that the village was laid in ruins Although the offices of the gover norgeneral and the staff college and military headquarters escaped serious damage most of the other sections of the town including the thickly populated native districts were destroyed by the shocks Among those reported killed were Meredith Jones of the political de partment and his wife and her mother Mrs Bradford an irriga tion engineer named Francis and also his wife The aviators reported killed in cluded Flying Officer Charles Pay lor Damage Not Heavy Previous reports that railways suffered heavy damage later were believed to have been incorrect as it was said relief supplies and work ers were able to penetrate the quake hit sections The Punjab gov ernment was active in recruiting physicians and nurses A brief message by wireless the only means of communication said that relief work had been started at Quetta with hospitals and camps set up on a race course and the grounds of the residency Supplies were said to be sufficient for the present Sir Norman Carter the agent of the governor general sent through one short message to Simla con firmingthe intensity of the earth quake and made an urgent request that physicians and nurses be rushed ITALY MOBILIZES 44000 SOLDIERS Calls Additional Troops on Reports of Arrests in Ethiopia ROME May 31 Italian government today announced the mobilization of 44000 additional troops for service in East Africa shortly after it had stated that Ethiopian officials had arrested Italian diplomatic couriers carrying mail to the Italian consulate at Gondar The new troops include one army division and two fascist blackshirt divisions The government communique said The partial mobilization of Ethiopian forces and the arrival at Ethiopia of additional war materi als require us to adjust new de fensive measures in order to gxiar antce the security of our East Af rican colonies from any attack COLORADO TOLL 28 WYOMING 6 IN CLOUDBURST New Menace Develops on Platte While Other Streams Recede DENVER Colo May 31 Colorado today counted 28 dead and missing in a weeks series of floods while neighboring Wyoming added six deaths to the list of cloudburst victims Colorado Springs and Pueblo and their environs watched waters re cede and engaged in restoration of the wreckage area but a new men ace developed on the Platte river from Fort Morgan east as the stream carried off the turbulent waters that wreaked havoc else where yesterday Cut off by flood waters Kiowa Colo was revealed from the air to have been affected relatively little Men were making their way into the community on foot and on horse back Three xvere reported dead there and three in neighboring El bcrt Deafhs Near Glcndo Wyomings flood deaths occurred near Glendo early in the week in the area adjacent to Sterling Colo At Colorado Springs a casualty list prepared by police carried the following name Mrs Emma B Clnrk 58 Colorado Springs whoso sister saw he drown Lee Ciiniio 35 of Ivywood a suburb Body recovered Eight unidentified persons The missing are OrvlIIe C ONeill Pueblo Mr and Mrs Herman West and two daughters of Ivywood Helen Carver Pueblo Known dead at Kiowa and Elbert are Soren Anderson rancher whose brother is Hflnton An derson of Slanfon aiioh Mrs E C Grccnstreet 45 ranch wife Her oneyearold hnby Mrs Mary Goff fin Her laughter Mrs Grace Emmaheiscr Mrs Lnla Gishe wife of a section hand The Wyoming victims were Mrs Willis Stracklen and her 5 year old son of near Glendo Dr Fred W Fhifer of Wheat land his wife and his son Woo fl A Cheyenne truck driver tentatively identified as George Garnett Those injured and not given muctt chance to recover are two other children of Mrs Stracklen and her husband a rancher Fort Morgan on the Platte was completely isolated Bridges were out and homes on the river bot toms were flooded Wait for Rescuers Residents waited on rooftops and windmills for rescuers to take them from their perches Pueblo which had suffered s dis astrous flood in 1921 during which 57 persons died apparently escaped with no loss of life in the current flood However the torrent cut in two the state hospital for the insane there with an estimated damage of Fiftyfour patients had been removed to safety Semimartial law continued at Colorado Springs as a result of re ports of looting in the sricken area BEAUTY HINTS The GlobeGazette service book let Beauty Hints is a modern guide to wholesome charm Pointers on health and beauty in care of the skin notes on powders creams lo tions and facial packs how to care for the feet hands hair and teeth Suggestions for weight control through exercise This 32 page book let prepared by experts will be mailed direct from our Washington information bureau Enclose six cents to cover handling cost and postage Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazetta Information Bureau Frederic J Haskln directoE Washington D C I enclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Beauty Hints Name Street City State to Washington D   

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