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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI KIVB CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SEKVJCE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 111935 THIS fAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 232 Badly Mixed Situation Democratic Revolt Worse Than First Vote Showed BRITAIN WILL TRY TO CURB WAR Bv CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON July 11 CPA re volt in the house o f representa tives is worse than appeared directly after the chambers anti admin istration vote on the util ities bill The first revolt was a conserva t i v e revolt incipient revolt anwyay against the conservative leadership which permitted the antis to get out of control and defeat so im portant a new deal policy It is a badly mixed up situation and counterrevolt To begin with it is no secret that the white house wanted Congress man Sam Rayburn of Texas to be speaker of the house of representa tives at this session of the national legislature Rayburn is no radical but he is amenable to executive dic tation Congressman Joseph W Byrns of Tennessee however won the speak ership Taylor Is Substitute Congressman William B Bank head of Alabama won the demo cratic floor leadership but he fell ill immediately and ever since then Congressman Edward T Tay lor of Colorado has substituted for him Congressman John J OConnor of New York a Tammanyite won the chairmanship of the representa Third Man in Lobby Inquiry Heard No Threat SENATE DECIDES ONPROBEHOUSE PASSES TVA ACT House Eliminates All Provisions Opposed by President BULLETIN WASHINGTON July U Without discussion or a record vote the senate today adopted a committee amendment to the bill extending for niiother crop year the Bankhead cotton control act WASHINGTON July 11 eneral investigation of lobbying bv a five man committee with 000 at its disposal and with author ity to use G men and other fed eral employes was voted unani tives rules committee It is well recognized that the mously today by the senate It acted while the house rules Forest City Opens New Municipal Swimming Pool This is Forest Citys neiv relief labor was utilized The project snJmminff pool which was formally opened Thursday It was construclcd without appropriation and emergency reject filled a need that had Ionbeen frit in the community Engraving by speaker the majority floor leader and the rules committee chairman constitute a trio which can if it will dictate most votes in the house of representatives If it fails to do so the presump tion isstrong that it chose not to or tiat it And the utilities bill vote was heavily against the administration despite the fact that reckoning on the basis of party labels there are nearly 3tol administrationists against antis in the house of rep resentatives Not Active Supporter Speaker Byrns voted with the ad ministration but as complained by administrationists did not active ly support it Acting Floor Leader Taylor did not vote Neither did Chairman OConnor of the rules committee From the administrationists stand point Taylor and OConnor certain ly seemed indifferent on so vital an even if Byrnes did not Against OConnor administration ists have a further grievance As chairman of the rules com mittee OConnor could have called nad he wished for what is known is a record roll call The Turn to Page 2 Column 1 TRATOBAlIOON TO START FRIDAY Inflation of Huge Craft Is Ordered for Takeoff at Dawn RAPID CITY S Dak July 11 stratosphere flight from the Black Hills will start at dawn tomorrow Inflation of the giant sky crait nas ordered shortly before p m Mountain Standard time About six hours will be required for the task and the takeoff is expected some time between 3 and 4 a m committee inquirying into lobbym on the utilities bill heard testimony by Ernest Gruening interior de partment official that no threat or promise was made in his presence to persuade Representative Brew ster R to vote to abolish unnecessary holding companies as desired by President Roosevelt Recess to Next Week The committee recessed until next week when it probably will inquire into the activities of utilities of ficials on the legislation Definite plans not been made Asked about published reports not carried by the Associated Press that sensational statements had been placed before the commit tee that two democratic members of the house interstate commerce committee were offered federal judgeships to support the death sentence Chairman OConnor de clared nothing like that has been placed before the committee Gruening testified after Thomas Corcoran RFC attorney had denied he thumbed his nose at a house member opposed to the abolition clause and senator White R Me had said his vote on the utilities bill was not influenced in any way Pass TVA Bill After eliminating every major TAeWeather FORECAST IOWA Unsettled thunder storms Thursday afternoon or night with generally fair Friday and Saturday Cooler Friday in west and north portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursday night and Friday cx rept local thunderstorms Thurs day afternoon or night in cast por tion cooler Thursday night and in southeast Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for A hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 89 Minimum in Night 2 At 8 A M Thursday 79 Rainfall The GlobeGazettes maximum neimometer recorded a tempera ure of 93 at 2 oclock Thursday provision objectionable to President Roosevelt the house passed legisla tion to broaden the power of the Tennessee valley authority The vote on final passage was an nounced as 277 to 100 It now goes back to the senate for action and amendments added by the house The differences prob ably will be adjusted by a confer ence committee representing the senate and house Already the utilities bill has been sent to conference by the senate to attempt to agree on whether to re tain the provision desired by Presi dent Roosevelt to eliminate un necessary holding companies in seven years Rejected Iwice by House The house rejected this twice and the senate approved it by a one vote margin Twice before the final TVA vote the house affirmed its action in eliminating a clause that would have given TVA a limited time in which to work out a self sustaining power development r By a 90 to 38 standing vote and again by a 274 to 102 roll call it voted down a motion by Represen tative Andrews RN Y to send the measure back to the military committee with instructions to in sert language that would have for bidden the agency after July 1 1938 to sell power and chemicals below production costs Debate AAA Changes The senate meanwhile debated amendments to broaden AAA pow ers which have precipitated a strug gle splitting party lines President Roosevelt took a hand in the controversy between Secre tary Ickcs and Chairman Tydings over the senate territorial commit tees conduct of the Virgin islands investigation He summoned both to the white house The investigation vas adjourned subject to call of the MAX DUCKWORTH IS CALLED AGAIN Graft Grand Jury at Sioux City Hears Mr and Mrs Clyde Mayer SIOUX CITY July 11 Woodbury county graft Investigat ing grand jury today heard Mr ana Mrs Clyde Mayer of Sioux City and then recalled former County Attor ney Max Duckworth for further questioning Mayer slot machine operator who was indicted on two conspiracy charges was before the jury for five hours yesterday His stay In the jury room today was short and Mrs Mayer then was before the jurors for an hour Appearance His Third Duckworths appearance today was his third before the present grand jury Minutes of his testi mony were attached to the conspir acy Indictment returned last week against Atty Gen E L OConnor Asst Atty Gen Walter Maley and IS others Mayer was believed to have been questioned about details of the al leged Sioux City slot machine syn dicate and of reported protection payoffs by slot machine operators Mayers and Brother Mr andMrs Mayer and Mayers brother John Mayer were subpen aed yesterday at the direction of Special Prosecutors H M Havner and Ole T Naglestad Reports were current today that the grand jury is considering recess ing shortly for about three weeks to allow time for auditing of mater ial seized on search warrants and to let the jury members who have been in session three months take a brief rest Natural Resources Used in Constructing Project Recreation Facilities Provided Program Is Held FOREST CITY July marked the formal opening of For est Citys new municipal swimming in that it was con structed without city funds and planned to make the most of natural advantages An all day program was held with swimming and diving exhibitions band concert and base ball game Forest City is a town without lake or stream of consequence and had no city funds with which to con struct a swimming pool There had been two or three drownings be cause children had gone to places that were not supervised and they had not learned to swim The city owned a recreational area of about 20 acres adjoining highway num ber 69 and it was discovered in this area about 4 feet below the surface a strata of gravel and sand was saturated with water in fact it is a sort of underground stream Excavation Is Made The idea was conceived that it might be possible to develop a swim en the ming pool since nature had so erously supplied the water chair Mr Roosevelt talked for an hour with Tydings who was ac companied to the white house by Senator Robinson of Arkanasas the democratic leader and Senator Har rison D Miss the sponsor of Judge T Webber Wilson of the islands whose removal has been asked by Ickes We Nothing to Announce have the discussed various rrec lower Turn o Iage 2 Column 5 24 DEAD 58 HURT IN JAPAN QUAKE Cities Dark With Electric Power Plants Put Out of Commission TOKIO July 11 persons were killed and 58 injured today by a severe earthquake in the rich Shizuoka district of Japan from which America annually buys millions of dollars of tea and oranges A police survey showed that the casualties and the more serious damage was confined to Shizouka City 100 miles southwest of here with a population of 136000 and Shimizu with a population of 56 000 A total of 47 buildings were re ported destroyed with many score more seriously damaged Fires broke out but were sub dued before they spread seriously Electric power plants were put out of commission and the cities were in darkness at 8 p m but au thorities said they hoped to restore the service during the night The earthquake was felt here Hamamatsu reported experiencing a heavy shock but only slight dam age Fragmentary reports said many houses collapsed at Shizouka city on the south central coast of the main island and fires started Shizouka has a population of 150 000 and is the center of the Japan ese tea industry gravel and the sand Tests were made the water analyzed and the permanency of the flow deter mined An excavation about 250 feet square was made and plenty of wa ter was found The banks from the water level were sloped back on an easy grade and covered with sand and gravel taken from the pool The water area is about 100 feet wide and 150 feet long with sane and gravel sides and bottom and 10 feet of water at the deep end Emergency relief labor was used to finish the grounds after the excava tion was completed and to build a fence enclosing the pool Large re flector lights are being installed Band Gives Concert On todays program were swim ming and diving exhibitions a dem onstration in life saving and gen eral admission to the public ioi swimming A band concert will be jiven during the evening The poo will be operated from 10 a m to p m each day An attraction on todays program is the baseball game between the Forest City Collegians and the Lake Mills Canners starting a oclock in the afternoon The pool with adjoining buildings bath house and parking space o cupies about five acres Although built without appropriation it is estimated the valuation is between and rodrebnrac Is Lifeguard Edward Potlrebarac of Dn Moines graduate of Drake nniver sity is the lifcguard with Richari Staats of Forest City as one of th assistants Children will recei free swimming lessons each mom ing Forest City employed a full tim promotional man last February an a program of civic improvement i well under way The program con templates an extension of trade re lations additional public building an increase of population and add tional home and home improve ments HAPSBURG PROBLEM IN AUSTRIA SEEN AS FULL OF DYNAMITE VIENNA July 11 ng dissension bordering on revolt gainst the proHapsburg tenden ies of the Austrian government be ame noticeable today among menr jers of the fascist home guard Prince Ernest von Starhembergs private army has been by no means vholehcartecily for an early restora ion of the Hapsbury dynasty The yrolese heirnwehr leader Albert jchober has warned legitimists jluntly that they are disregarding ed signal lights The bitter feelings of many heim Iehr men in this respect was dis posed by publication of a speech by ichober to a home guard meeting at Innsbruck Schober called attention to vari es warnings by Vice Chancellor on Starhemberg that the Haps burg restoration problem is full of lynarnilc and is likely to result in nvasion of Austria if a solution i ttcmpted hastily HOARE ASSERTS ITALIAN REASON NOT SUFFICIENT Nation Reported Joining Others Refusing Arms to Ethiopia By HAROLD T I5RAMAN LONDON July 11 Sam uel Hoare British foreign secretary speaking before an intent house of commons today decried Italys rca sons for warring upon Blthiopia nand their resignation at Mondays pledged Britain to continue efforts Attorney in Sioux City for Inquiry Hines Mount assistant county al orney was in Sioux City Thursday naking an investigation of charges hat slot machines had fcecn sold rom the office of Sheriff J M Robertson Meanwhile Harry E Sondergaard rro Gordo county supervisor who nadc the charges agaiiibt the heriff and three deputies cmphat cally denied that he was to dc LAURAINGALLS SEEKING RECORD Angry Because She Had to Take Off in Crosswind at New York NEW YORK July 11 Angry because she had to take off n a crosswind Laura Ingalls roar ed toward Burbank Cal today in a low winged monoplane with the lope of setting a transcontinen tal speed record for women Her plane lifted from Floyd Ben nett airport at a m Cen tral standard time after a run of 2500 feet on a 3100 foot runway First by Woman The trip if successful will be the first easttowest nonstop flight by a woman The womens trans continental record of 17 hours 7 minutes and 30 seconds was set westtoeast by Amelia Earhart on July 8 1933 Prevailing winds favor the westtoeast flights When Miss Ongalls arrived at the airport to supervise the loading of her plane more than two hours be fore the takeoff she proposed to nose her plane directly into the wind on the long runway towards the airports buildings Forbade Runway Use Because of the planes heavy load F William Zelcer aviation commissioner of New York forbade her to use the long runway The flyer turned angrily to Capt Kenneth Behr manager of the air port and official timer for NAA and complained I cant express myself Its un fair Her plane was equipped with a radio compass and she planned to follow the radio beams of the TWA CARTER CHARGED WITH PERJURY Man Twice Mayor of Fair field Accused of Forging Bank Stamp FAIRFIELD July 11 ley Carter 53 twice mayor of Fair field was free on bond today under charges of perjury and uttering a forged instrument Carter was arrested 2ast night on two direct informations filed by Jef ferson County Attorney J Ernest Corey in connection with Carters production of a canceled contract last spring during a suit in which a bank sought recovery from him of The suit was subsequently decided in Carters favor The informations charge that Carter purchased a duplicate of the bank cancelation stamp in St Louis to mark the contract paid and con tends that his testimony was false when he said that he paid the sum in currency to Frank Ricksher president of the Iowa State Savings bank of Fairfield Grows Out of Contract Clair Hamilton assistant state attorney general who aided in pre paration of the charges said the bank suit in March 1935 grew out i of a contract entered into by Carter vith the Iowa Stale Savings bank o feed a herd of bank owned cat tle An option clause granted Car ter the right to purchase the cattle or Hamilton said affidavits were ob tained from three St Louis stamp and type concerns identifying Car ter as the person who in February 1935 came to them under the names of Griffin and Johnson to buy a du plicate rotary cancelation stamp The cancelation on Carters contract copy Hamilton said was found by the Northwestern university crime detection laboratories to differ from markings by the banks stamp Arrested at His Home Carter was arrested at his home by Sheriff Fred Mclntire and State Agent Al Haight He was taken to Albia where Judge R W Smith set bonds at and remained in custody several hours before bail was produced by Col W G Heaton of Fairfield State officials joined in investiga tion of the case because the bank was operating under the state bank ing department when the suit was heard against Carter last spring Illinois Capital to Dedicate New Lake SPRINGFIELD III July tomorrow will dedi cate its new artificial lake a is mile reservoir recently completed Rt a cost of approximately 000 Like similar projects at Bloom ington Decatur and some other Illi nois citie Lake Springfield is to be used both as a source for water supply and as a recreation center meeting of the board as stated in he Thursday morning issue of a es Moines newspaper I never made any such state ment said the supervisor We jave placed the matter in the hands of County Attorney Frederick B Shaffer and will await a report rom him before acting further The county attorney stated he iad asked his assistant to go to Sioux City to see Special Prosecu tors H M Havner and Ole Nagle stad to learn what evidence they may have on the alleged aol ma chine transaction SLOT MACHINES SOLD BV WATERLOO SHERIFF WATERLOO July 11 sales of slot machines seized by the Black Hawk county sheriffs office for a total of S397 in the last three years are recorded in the county auditors office The money was placed in the school fund according to the records Sheriff H T Wagner said today that all the sales were made in com pliance with the court order and on condition that the machines would be taken out of the county The record shows two of the sale were to the Ajax Novelty company which was said by an attorney t have acted as agent for the Mill Novelty company Chicago MRS VERHELST KILLED IN CRASH Clear Lake Womans Hus band Seriously Injured in Missouri Mishap CLEAR LAKE July Ida Verhelst 31 residing east of Clear Lake was killed Wednesday noon when the car in which she was riding struck a highway bridge near Farmersville Mo Her hus band Mel Verhelst a local farmer is suffering from cuts and shock while Mrs C H Johnson also of Clear Lake received slight injuries A son Richard 5 who accompanied them was reported not injured According to an Associated Press news dispitch the Verhelst auto overturned and was destroyed by fire Verhelst haid he believed a locked steering gear caused the ac cident The family left Clear Lake en route to Stockton Mo to bring Mrs Verhelsts father Edgar Hill back to Clear Lake for a visit Other Verhelst children remained at the farm home here Surviving the mother husband five children Earl her 10 Florence S Kenneth 7 Richard 5 and Merle 15 months a sister Mrs Miller of Estherville and her father Edgar Hill Mr Verhelsts brother Henry his mother Mrs Louise Ver Heist and an uncle Mel Boerjan all of Ma son City left early Wednesday af ternoon for the Missouri town r peace defended her past efforts ind in passing indirectly invited ngloAmcrican cooperation in orld problems Even as the foreign secretary clivered his formal review of the ations recent foreign polity the 3ritish government was reported olding up export licenses for arms nd munitions shipments to Ethio a Assails Wild Statements1 Assailing wild statements in he Italian press concerning Bri ains efforts to avert war in Af ca Sir Samuel said his govern ncnt was concerned only with icaceful settlement oC the Italo Sthiopian crisis lest war have ser ous effects upon collective peace iystems and the league of nations He recognized Italys need for overseas expansion though he de clared that need and Italys com plaints aganst Ethiopia insufficient ause for war He pledged that England would not abandon any reasonable chance which may offer itself for helping prevent a disastrous war No Blockade Asked Sir Samuel refused to divulge the lines being adopted toward this end but he nevertheless assured the legislators that there was no foun dation for rumors that the govern ment had asked the French to join a blockade against Italy or that Great Britain was preparing some isolated form of coercion He said Great Britain was willing to accept her full share of collective responsibility and fidelity to the league of nations and its principles Well informed sources said that the British government was holding up the granting of export licenses for the shipment of munitions to Ethiopia May Join Embargo The statement was taken as an indication that Great Britain was joining other arms manufacturing countries in withholding war mater ials from Ethiopia Reports from Fiance Czecho slovakia and Denmark previously have indicated that those nations have halted shipments of arms to the African empire Authoritative quarters said that the final British decision on the granting of arms export licenses had not been reached but that at least two applications for them had not been granted while the question is being considered Supplies Shut Off The applications concerned were received within the last 10 days after Ethiopia found her supplies of arms from other places had been shut off In Rome Premier Mussolinis re iteration of Italys determination to Turn 1i Pnce 2 Column 41 transport route her over dianapolis qucrque N Mex vhich would take Iowa City Birth Rate SAYS HE DIDNT SEEMRSJALEY 9 Year Old Kidnap Victim Testifies in Federal Trial at Tacoma FEDERAL COURTROOM TA COMA Wash July 11 TiGeorge Wyerhacuser 9 year old kidnap vic tim said from the witness stand to day he did not see Mrs Margaret Thulin walcy during the time the government charges she her hus band and William Dainard alias i Mahan held him for j ransom Learn to Swim Timidity and fear keep many people from learning to swim You need not deprive yourself of the de lights of seaside lake and river rs sorts Send for a copy of the Globe Gazette service booklet Swim ming It is a practical helpful handbook compiled by our Wash ington information bureau in co operation with the American Red Cross A sound guide to one of the most healthful sports Includes com plete instructions on life saving and artificial respiration Enclose 0 cents to cover cost handling and postage Use this coupon T T r i T T C Brer Lights Too Bright i IS niehest m U O BUFFALO N y July 11 A lighted billboard in the outfield WASHINGTON July 11 said Beer The lights had to be j highest birth rate per 1000 cstima1 turned off because the players on t rtJU Lt WUU1U Ltiivt Jt4iii I Pittsburgh Columbus In ted population in cities and towns j Buffalos International league basc is Kansas City and Albu jepislcrca in 1031 was Iowa City I ball team couldnt keep their eyes I Iowa with 791 against 65D in 1933 ion the ball The Jlason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 1 Haskin director Washington C I cnrlnsc 10 rents In coin carefully wrapixd for the booklet on Swimming Name Street City State Mail to Washington D   

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