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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 17, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PJtESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 17 1935 SECTION ONF THIS PAPER CONSISTS Otf TWO SECTIONS NO 211 lowans in Washington Republicans Praise Midwest Rally at Springfield By MUNKO KJEZEK ASHINGTON June 17 ff Iowa republicans I n Washington applauded the G O P grass roots rally Springfield 111 as enunciating important princi ples for the 1938 pies for campaign Bjt Iowa dem ocrats chorused reactionary or claimed it virtu a11 y indorsed many democratic policies I think they did an awfully good job said Senator L J Dick inson of his fellow republicans The senator was particularly pleased with the resolutions which he said practically carried out th sugges tions he had been making since pas sage of the new deal legislation Regardless of the experience of the democratic administration in the last two years he said in which many of their reforms were found unworkable and most of them un constitutional they still are putting on the must list legislation which is lj just as questionable as to its work 14 ability and more so as to its consti tutionality Not to Frame Platform The whitehaired senator who must seek reelection next year in case mention as a possible republi can presidential candidate does not bear fruit said the conference wise ly avoided controversial subjects These meetings are not to frame a platform to bind Liie party for 1936 he explained and Ill tell you why If this meeting had been held 90 days ago it would have dealt extensively with the NRA Now there is nothing left of the NRA to discuss The constitutionality of the pro cessing tax is pending in the courts A decision may clarify the atmos phere on it one way or Uie other If the supreme court holds the pro cessing tax unconstitutional it will remove the objectionable feature of the AAA Murphy Serves Notice Senator Louis Murphy titular head of Iowa3 democracy here de clined to discuss the grass roots rally but served notice he would give full reply in his defense of the agricultural adjustment act when Turn to Pane Column 2 WATERS RISE IN NEBRASKA AGAIN Floods Recede in Central Part of Texas Death Toll at 12 TRENTON Nebr June 17 Cloudbursts and steady rains sent the Republican river and its trib utaries out of their banks in south western Nebraska again today and residents of lowlands as far east as Alma were instructed to move to high ground Many only recently had returned to their homes follow ing Nebraskas worst flood two weeks ago which caused scores of deaths and property damage of more than in the 200 mile long valley in this state In southern Texas streams also rose today but flood waters began receding in the central portion of the state The known death list stood at 12 and fears were expressed that more todies would be found CONCRESS RUSHES MUST BILLS IOWA Mostly cloudy and copier with showers probable in extreme east portion Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy and cooler MINNESOTA Unsettled pos sibly shoxvers in northwest cooler in west and south por tions Monday night Tuesday partly cloudy IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Mixuraum Sunday 85 Minimum in Night Hi At 8 a m Monday fifi Rainfall 09 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night At 8 a m Sunday TO Rainfall 11 Junes precipitation is sticking al most exactly to schedule With the month Just a little more than half over the moisture total stands at 219 inches a little less than half of the 462 Inches which has bean the average June precipitation here for the cast half century ilitary Courts Fine and Sentence Keepers of Beer Taverns OMAHA June 17 military order by Gov R L Cochran order ing streetcars off the streets and jail sentences meted out by the mil itary commission court today marked the occupation of Omaha by the Nebraska national guard in the strike of organized workers of the Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway strike that has brought two deaths and injury to more than 150 persons Governor Cochrans order taking the cars off the streets was deliv ered when the streetcar company ignored his ultimatum directing the company to appoint an arbitrator by 10 a m today At a m the governor ordered the cars off the streets until the company answered the ultimatum The guardsmen were directed to handle the job but the company acted immediately and the guards were not needed Company Delays Meeting Although the companys action in fixing a 2 p m time for a meetin of its directors caused the governor to clear the trams off the streets the company officials later post poned their session until 4 p m Authoritative hints were heard that the company would bow to the governors peace program how ever Shortly afterwards the military court swung into action Jail sen tences padlocking orders and fines vere meted out summarily aftei two cases were reviewed The of fenders both beer tavern operators who disobeyed the military order to close their bars at 6 p m last night were George Bighia and Ed Dolegz Restaurant Closed Bighia was given a 15 day jail sentence fined 100 and his res taurant was ordered closed until the military occupation of the city un der martial laws ends Dolegz was sentenced to 10 days in jail fined and bis tavern ordered closed Following the first session of the court General Paul announced that the 6 p m to 8 a m closing rule he had previously laid down would be lifted effective tonight He warned however that any distur bances in beer taverns would result 11 closing of the places Wait for Answer While Governor Cochran waited or the companys answer funeral services were held for John W Dus er 24 first of the two men to die from wounds suffered last Friday night when police and rioters battled or the fourth time since the strike started after demands of the men or higher wages shorter hours and ull recognition of their organization were refused The organized workers met the ultimatum speedily and were ready t 10 a m with their chosen ar litrator Vote For Arbitration TOLEDO June 17 ilectrical workers of the Toledo Edi son company voted today to accept a proposal for the arbitration of their four day strike for a 20 per cent wage increase The vote ended the strike and bound the workers to accept arbi tration finings The men are to return to work to morrow FREEPORT nation al guardsmen pack kits to move out as wage increase ends 41 day en gine company strike MILWAUKEE Police squads guard milkmen in dairy workers strike union claims 75 per cent shutdown Injured in Omaha Riots The innocent suffer too when riots flare Police Sergeant Charles Gray is shown carrying this unfortunate youngster Frank Smith into JjOrd Lister hospital for treatment of injuries received when police battled streetcar strike sympathisers Note the hoys pluy pistol dang ling from his bell Central Press Ask Counties to Aid State Vice Raiders By ROY P PORTER DBS MOINES June 17 Gen Edward L OConnor appealed today to county sheriffs and attor neys to cooperate fully with the special vice squad of the state bu reau of investigation Two members of the state de partment of justice recently were assigned by OConnor to investigate and act against slot machine and gambling operators The attitude of some county of ficials has not been one of full co operation in the past OConnor said While the instances of non cooperation are the exception rather than the rule I am request ing all county law enforcement of ficials to unite with our office to move against those persons who at tempt to violate the gambling laws North Iowa Instance OConnor cited one difficult in stance last year when a state agent acting under orders from the late Chief Park A Findley seized sev eral slot machines in a northern Iowa county The raid in response to several complaints was com pleted before the county officers were notified The agent later called on the county attorney and sheriff and was reeled with much profanity OConnor related The county of ficers asked the state man what 3usiness he had working without permission from the county attor ney Worked Under Orders The state agent attempted to ex plain he was followingorders given i by the chief of the bureau of in vestigation The county attorney in sisted that his permission was necessary to work in the county The county attorney threatened o put the state agent in jail for lar eny for taking the machines with out a search warrant The sheriff however intervened and the matter was dropped In another county iwo state agents conferred with an official on Turn to fuse 7 Column n CHAUFFEORHELO Strike of 263 Men at Des Moines Ends DES MOINES June 17 strike of 263 Penn Electric Switch company workers was ended today as they returned to work their dif ferences with the company settled at a conference of union and com pany officials yesterday The union members struck June 3 seekinga 10 per cent wage increase Union officials said the employes did not receive the wage increase in settlement but will be paid time and a half for overtime and given senior ity rights The wage increase they said still is under consideration The work week will remain at 40 hours Italy on SemiWar Basis With Silver Partly Nationalized ROME June 17 went on a semiwar basis toaay with near ly a million of her men called to arms and her silver partly nation alized The pace of departures for East Africa of troops and war materials was speeded up while the Italo Ethiopian arbitration commission prepared to meet again Italian circles expressed belief that the commission on which an American is one of Ethiopias rep resentatives would be unable to settle the ItaloEthiopian border dispute by peaceful methods Man AdmitsHe Met Her on Saturday and Took Her to Apartment LOS ANGELES June 17 David Mansell a chauffeur was held in technical custody today after he had reported finding dying girl on a bench in Valentine park in Hollywood Police said the girl apparently had been drugged and criminally at tacked Under questioning by Detective Lieut Joseph Page Mansell said be met the girl Saturday and had taken her to his apartment She told him he said her name was Mary Fenner and that she was a domestic servant She became ill yesterday morning Mansell said but he was compelled to leave her to attend to his work When he returned he found her un conscious Frightened he said he took her in his car and drove about the city and finally took her to the receiving hospital where she died without gaining consciousness FOR MRS GOLUB Woman Accused of Murder Waives to Grand Jury at Hearing Martha Bush Golub charged with murder following an alleged illegal operation which was believed to have caused the death of Mrs Char les Otto waived preliminary hear ing Monday morning before Justice of Peace Roe Thompson and was bound to the September term of the grand jury Her bond was fixed at which her attorney L R Boom hower expected she would furnish Mrs Golub has been held in the county jail here since her arrest Thursday a lew hours after the death of Mrs Otto Dr W R Coth ern held on a similar charge in connection with the same case waived to the grand jury last Fri day furnishing a bond Entente to Stabilize World Currencies Is Discussed at Basel BASEL Switzerland June 17 P entente between the United States England and France to sta bilize world currencies was discus sed today by bankers assembled for a meetingof the bank for interna tional settlements The financiers expressed confi dence that such an entente de signed to include Japan eventually He Withdraws All Streetcars Ordered Off Streets of Omaha GOVERNOR ACTS AS FIRM FAILS TOHEEDDEMAND BROWNINGS AND ACCIDENTS TAKE THIRTEEN LIVES Charles City Pair and Missounans Known Here Killed Monday counted 13 victims of weekend accidents and drown ings Six persons lost their lives in automobile accidents two were drowned and the bodies of three Ne gro youths were found along the Rock Island railroad tracks near Numa The automobile and drowning ac cident victims were Chess Taylor 45 Frederika Sir and Mrs George E Mc Ininich of St Joseph Mo David C Melninich St Jo seph Mo BIr and Mrs J E Burnett Charles City Frank londle 28 Fori Dodge Lee A Smith Ottunuvn Otto and irace Au rclin Mr and Mrs 1 Burnett Charles City were killed in an automobile accident Sunday near Marengo Their son Harold and wife of Mish awaka Ind came Saturday to take their parents home with them for a visit and the party started by mo tor Sunday morning The Burnett car and one driven by Charles Beers president the Rock Island 111 Western league baseball club collided headon on highway 6 east of South Amana Mrs Beers suffered a leg fracture and Beers and his son were cut and bruised Mr and Mrs Harold Bur nett of Mishawawaka Ind riding with the Burnetts suffered serious injuries James Burnett Jr was called by telephone and left at once for Iowa City where Mrs Burnett and her son and his wife were in the hos pital Mrs Burnett died late Sunday afternoon just a few minutes before her son arrived Retired From Nursery Mr Burnett was about 58 years old and his wife a couple of years younger They had lived in Charles City nearly all of their lives Mr Burnett was employed by the Sher man Nursery company for several years but has been retired for a couple of years on account of poor health He served several terms as alderman of the fourth ward They are survived by six children Mrs William Coughlin LaCrosse Wis Mrs Otis Eaton Belle Plaine Harold Mishawaka Ind Mrs Ed Sharp Carl and James Jr all of Charles City also a brother Arthur Burnett of Charles City The bodies of Mr and Mrs Bur nett will be brought Monday to Charles City following an inquest Known in Mason City The Mcluinich ear in which the family was driving north on a va cation trip collided with one driven by Gtis Dubberke of Hubbard on Highway 65 Hubbard The impact hurled both cars GENERA CABLES MEXICAN CRISIS IS LIQUIDATED j Calles Withdraws Leaves President Cardenas to Run Things Copyright iflltrt by Thft AtsiHialril IteMl MEXICO D F June Plutarco Elias Calles one time strong man of Mexico withdrew from the political scene today li quidatinga five days crisis The former president who came into open conflict with President Lazaro Cardenas over economic poli cies announced he would depart for the north Tuesday leavingall re sponsibility for public affairs to those who have it in their hands Young President Cardenas in sole power after forcing the resignation of his ministers drove ahead with his drafting of a new government to be named tonight It was expected to include ministers considered too radical by Calles Possibility of armed disorders Is believed to have passed with the withdrawal of Calles The annual international Rotary convention opened here today and it was understood that antigovern ment groups in addition to Catho lics who paraded 15000 strong yes terday planned to take advantage of the presence of the Rotarians to hold demonstrations The new ministry was expected to include General Saturnine Cedillo General Andreu Almazan retiring minister of war and others backing Cardenas prolabor policies POST CONVINCED BY FOUR FAILURES HIS PLANE CANT DO IT against a cement bridge The two men were killed outright Mrs Mc Ininich died shortly afterward in an Iowa Falls hospital Occupants of the other car escaped serious in jury Former St Joseph Mayor George Mclninich was well known in Mason City as organizer of the Southern division of the Interstate to ran 7 Oilnmii 11 2 Greatest Cruisers of China Desert Copyright 1UM by The Associated Vressl HONGKONG June Can ton governments two greatest cruisers deserted today runningthe gamut of scathing cross fire from the loyal Bocatgris forts at Canton and slipping away to sea The cruisers Thehaici and Hais hen ran aground and were stuck for 20 hours below Whampoa while troops turned machine guns on them from the shore Finally they escaped It wag presumed they were mak ing for Fukien port or Shanghai The cruisers had deserted the Nank ing for Fukien port or Shanghia mand in 1933 Crew Dissatisfied The members of the crew most of them northerners had expressed dissatisfaction with their pay and conditions of service for Canton The Rengo Japanese news agency correspondent at Hsinking ManchouKiio reported that the high military council at Hsinking had de cided Gen Sung ChenYuan gover nor of Chahar province China must quit office The military council it waa re ported decided that if the Chinese national government did not remove General Sung the Japanese army would have to do so Controversy Settled The previous Chahar controversy arising from the arrests of three Japanese secret service men at Changpei was reported at Peiping to have been settled with Chinese acceptance of Japans demands foi an apology punishment of respon sible persons and guarantees of a nonrecurrence Maj Gen Kenjl Doihara how ever was quoted in dispatches from Eitntsin as saying as far as the Kwantung army is concerned the Changpei incident is still a very live issue A Japanese army council was called for tomorrow at Hsinking at which it was believed a decision on possible action in Chahar would be made British Have Question Reliable sources at London re vealed that Great Britain has asked both the Japanese and Chinese governments for clarification of re ports that Japan insists upon con irolling the appointment of new of ficials in north China Semiofficial circles said they be lieved this move by the British gov erment indicated a grave view was 3eing taken of the Chinese situa tion and it was considered that this particular aspect of Japanese activ ties in China might lead to repre I sentalion under the nine power j treaty BARTLESVILLE Okla June 17 Post convinced after four attempts his world girdling record ship the Winnie Mae cannot carry him to a transcontinental speed mark via the substratosphere conferred there today to determine his future course Post arrived late yesterday from Wichita Kans by motorcar leaving behind the purple and white high winged monoplane in which he was forced down Saturday by a broken piston would be sufficient to bring nation of world monies stabili Slate Colored Clouds Across Skies in Iowa Reduce Temperatures DES MOINES June 17 B Slate colored clouds hinting more drifted across Iowa skies today j cutting off the suns rays and re ducing temperatures I The hint of rain will become reality tonight in the eastern por tion of the state the weather bu reau predicted Partly cloudv skies and cooler weather also is expected tomorrow The highest temperature during the last 21 hours was 92 at Council Bluffs The lowest was 58 at Albia It showered generally over the central and eastern sections of the state yesterday Dos Moines report ed 30 of an inch Dubuque and Dav enport 12 Keokuk 60 and Charles City 08 Helen Nervig Tells of Her Adventures on Trip to Mexico SIOUX CITY June 17 Helen Nervig of Sioux City told her friends here today of her adven tures on a runaway hitchhiking trip to Mexico with her chum Betty Clark or Lincoln Miss Nervig daughter of Dr and Mrs E E Nervig returned last night She and Miss Clark disap peared from an Omaha girls school May 16 The girls parents feared they had been kidnaped until they made known their identity to Den ver Colo police Roosevelt to Watch HarvardYale Races WASHINGTON June 17 President Roosevelt decided today to leave Thursday night for New London Conn to witness the Har vardYale crew races Friday The presidents third son Franklin Jr is a member of the Harvard junior varsitv crew CLIPPER STARTS RETURN FLIGHT Seaplane Takes Off From Midway Island Bound for Honolulu MIDWAY ISLAND Via Pan American June 17 Flying blind the Pan American Clipper seaplane hopped off today for Honolulu on its return flight to the United States mainland Immediately after the giant ship rose into the air all curtains were drawn and pilots were compelled to rely solely on instruments for direc tion speed and altitude C W Winters Miami Fla and Philip Berst New York Pan Ameri can officials who were passengers on the HololululoMidway flight were aboard the plane The 1500 mile journey to Hono lulu is expected to take slightly more than the 9 hours 13 ninutes consumed on its westward hop due to expected headwinds an also to additional flight observations TEMPORARY TAX BILL EXTENSION VOTED BY HOUSE Norris Proposes Law to Curtail Powers of High Court WASHINGTON June IT iTi Senator Norris RNebrl today proposed an amendment to the con stitution prohibiting the supreme corut from holding an act of con gress unconstitutional unless the de cision was by more than twothirds or seven of the nine justices and unless the action was started within six months after enactment of the law Meanwhile the possibility that new legislation might be sought at this session of congress for NRA was characterized by James L ONeill its new chief as entirely an open question Norris is author of the lame duck amendment to the constitu tion which prevents members of congress defeated in November from serving until March and provides that congress meet in January Extend Temporary Taxes In a headlong rush lo pass four must administration bills this week the house approved and sent to the senate a resolution extend for two years temporary taxes which bring in SoOl000000 annu ally Unless the senate approves the resolution by June 30 the treasury will lose about s1500000 in rev enue daily because most of the ex tended taxes expire at the end of the month The house acted after hearing resolution 217 to 117 after only 40 minutes of debate under a gag rule forbidding consideration of amendments Immediately the amendments to the farm adjustment act were called up for debale The hoMSs acler after hearing Speaker Eyins take the floor to urge speed Byrns Speed Tt was he speakers second ad dress 10 the house since the session began in January When Byrns walked into the well both democrats and republicans arose and applauded Then he proceeded to enumerate the measures which he understood were must and which still needed bouse action They were AA amendments Wagner labor disputes utilities holding company urgent deficiency appropriation bus regulation extension of Tennes see valley authority Guffey coal alcohol control and possi bly ship subsidy Im not predicting Byrns said but I hope things will be in such shape that we can get away by the middle of July Republicans Begin Drive As a republican drive began in he senate to strike the heart out f the administrations social se curity bill Senator Long ID La I lubmitted a complete substitute for he Roosevelt plan incorporating he chief principles of his share he wealth program Senator Hastings R Del he effort to cut down the program roposing to strike from the bill rovisions for R permanent contri ulory old age pension plan and for Turn lo rnje 7 rnhimn 1 Vacation Swimming Hammer Slayer of Nearly 15 Years Ago Is Free Woman Again TEHACHAPI Cal June 17VTI The gates of Californias prison for women swung open today lo send Clara Phillips hammer f nearly 15 years ago into thc world once again as a free woman Mrs Phillips who has been in prison slightly more than 12 years won a parole She was convicted l killing Mrs Alberta Meadow a di vorcee whom she suspected of inti macy with her husband Sht lured tho victim to a secluded read where she beat her with a bimmer If you enjoy the great outof doors you will want a copy of the GlobsGazette service booklet Swimming available through our Washington information bureau Expertly prepared in cooperation with the American Red Cross Com plete instructions on swimming div ing life authoritative selfinstructor This little booklet illustrated with diagrams of all the best strokes should be in 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