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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI KIVE CENTS A COM ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7 1935 THIS PAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 255 lowans in Washington Congressmen Start to Get Anxious to See Home State CONSPIRACY CHARGED BY HAYES By MUNKO KEZER ASHINGTON Aug 7 Hawkeyc c o n gressmen are get ting restless to get back to Iowa and see just how tall the tall corn is But par ty affiliations af fect their views of how quickly congress should adjourn The three re publicans should quit right now They have thought so for several w e e k s They cant see that the legisla tion being advanced is going to be of any benefit they say and they think hot summer sessions are a handicap to thoughtful legislation The democrats while getting in creasingly anxious to start home ward for the most part want to see the major legislation on the so called must list pushed through first Obligated to Serve This is our job said Represent ative Hubert Utterback Des Moines democrat We are elected to serve for two years and if it takes two full years to do our job we ought to stay right here and do it Representative Otha D Weann Hastings democrat likewise catft see any reason why we shouldnt stay right here until we get done even as he perspiringly admits he would like to be back on the farm Somewhat in contrast Represen tative Guy M Gillette Cherokee democrat thinks congress should wind up as quickly as possible Stays by Ship Representative B M Jacobsen Clinton democrat also is ready to TO home at the first opportunity but theveteran of the Iowacontin gent is sticking with the ship while its here Representative Fred Biermann Decorah democrat anxious for ad journment nevertheless thinks it should not come until a battery of major legislative pieces are com pleted Shortens Next Session Aside from the partisan differ ences as to the merit of the legis lation being enacted there is anoth er political factor involved in Ihe emphasis on the time of adjourn ment The more legislation which can be disposed of at this time the shorter the session beginning next January will be A short session is a dem ocratic goal as it would cut off the republican campaign speeches in congress Most congressmen anyway would prefer a short session next year so as to be able to be home closer to the scene of their campaigns for re nomination and reelection Candidacy Is Unlikely Representative Fred C Gilchrist Laurens republican may be sought as a republican senatorial candi date but there is little likelihood hi will let himselfbe drawn Into a pn mary race against Senator L J Dickinson Gilchrist refuses to discuss the possibilities suggested in Iowa that he become a senatorial candidate but left little doubt he did not care to make a test trip in a contest with the incumbent senator who will be up for reelection next year Cedar HeightsCedar Falls Merger Voted CEDAR FALLS Aug 7 The municipality of Cedar Heights will be merged with that of Cedar Falls of which it is a suburb Sept 1 and their respective school dis tricts also merged on that date as the result of an election yesterday Cedar Falls voted four to one for Rhode Island Voters Turn Backs on New DISTRICT NAMES REPUBLICAN FOR NATIONAL HOUSE Schoolboys Are Drilled in Threatened the merger three to one and Cedar Heights G 0 P Leaders Declare Turning of Worm Has Started PROVIDENCE R I Aug 7 CP Rhode Islands first congressional district today turned its back on the new deal electing an antiad ministration republican to the na tional house of representatives Charles R Risk of Saylesville a republican who campaigned to the tune of repudiate the administra tions acts was chosen as yester days special congressional election to succeed a democrat who walked into the seat at the last regular election with a plurality of 21000 He defeated State Treasurer An tonio Prince of Woonsocket demo cratic supporter of the new deal which was the chief issue of a bit ter campaign by a plurality of more than 10000 Returns Arc Complete The complete returns for the 112 election districts gave Risk R 48023 Prince D 35054 They battled for the seat won at the last regular balloting by Fran cis B Condon a pa of Risk Con don recently was appointed to the state supreme court bench In RhoHe Island political observ ers saw in the election the turning of the worm They interpreted Risks victory not only as a rebuke to President Roosevelts policies but also a sign of disapproval of the state democrats who took control of Rhode Island last November for the first time Risk Makes Statement Democratic chieftains had no comment Risk said As far as the national adminis tration and its effect on my cam paign is concerned I feel that the lack of coordination between the chief executive of the United States and the numerous governmental al phabetical subdivisions together with the chief executives seeming lack of interest in the welfare of the war veterans contributed to my election Representative Hamilton Fish R N Y one of the most outspoken critics of the Roosevelt administra tion today called Risks victors the first real expression of the peo pie on the New Deal Felt in Other Offices The republican turnover was eel all along the line Prince was de feated in his home precinct Ris won in his home town which wen democratic at the November elec tion and Central Falls birthplac of Risk voted republican for the first time in a score of years Then Pawtucket elected a repub lican state representative in a dis trict normally overwhelmingly dem ocratic East Providence elected a republican state senator by 1800 more votes than it did a year ago and Newport elected its first repub lican mayor in almost 20 years Senator Hastings of Delaware head of the republican senatorial campaign committee had this to say Liberties in Danger The election in Rhode Island shows that when the American peo ple find that American principles and American liberties are in dan ger they stand ready to crush those Turn o Puce 3 Column 1 vmmirsrers of school age are drilled with ominous intensity as an Italian invasion is Ihreat wooden llTLSchoolboys In the meantime are being driled with wooden guns with real baronets attached Observe the strange headgear of the youths TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wednes day night and Thursday somc wliat warmer in northeast and cast central portions Thursday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and somewhat unsettled Wed nesday night and Thursday possibly local showers in north east portion somewhat warmer in northeast portion Wednesday night and Thursday not so warm in extreme northwest Thursday afternoon INMASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Wednesday TEMPERATURES CLIMBING AGAIN Iowa Mercuries Reach Upper Nineties Forecast Is Fair and Warm DBS MOINES Aug 7 peratures climbed into the uppei nineties in Iowa again today threat enins to exceed yesterdays top reading of 96 A continuation of fair warm weather is expected tomorrow The high mark of 96 was rccorde at Clarinda Lamoni Burlington Keokuk and Davenport Sioux Citv and Council Bluffs had 94 DC Moines 93 and Dubuque 90 There was no precipitation re ported during the last 24 hourJ i Skies were clear today Talk About Robbery at Celebration ACKXEY celebrated its annual sauerkraut day But the topic of conversation among small and large groups around the street corners was not the free sauerkraut and wieners which were distributed at noon The main subject of conversation was the daring and nonchalance ex hibited by bandits who entered the Ackley State bank just before it closed yesterday afternoon and walked out with about Officers today checked descrip tions of the bandits Many persons were found on the street who yes terday saw the at the time that they were bandits was far from their thoughts Used Mitchell County Car Full descriptions were available but aside from that officers had lit tle to go on They used a i ord vs coach with 66 county Mitchell county license number Mrs W H Thompson of Eldora sheriff of Hardin county today said she thought the description of the bandits indicated they comprised a different gang than pulled the rob beries at Elma Buffalo Center and Rockford earlier this year Deputy Sheriff Davidson was here investi Theories and speculations on the activities of the bandits were ad vanced today as Ackley indulged in a program of free acrobatic acts on the streets ball game band con ert and drill by the high school and class C champions in Iowa hat Ackley was preparing for the elebration yesterday apparently made the robbery somewhat easier or the bandits Several Saw Robbers W E Bruggeman of Ackley ormerly of Mitchell county saw he bandits stop in front of the Pries rocery store although at that time e did not know they were bandits He said that although the bandits ore dark glasses he did not recog lize them as natives of Mitchell ounty Leo Mlkesh of the L and L shop also said today that he saw the ban lits as the car was parked in front of the hank probably 15 minutes before any of them entered the hank If called to identify the ban dits he said he would gladly do so Two of the bandits entered the bank after walking around the block One of them showed a revol ver and ordered Get flat on the floor One Customer Present H S Lekwa cashier and G H Ballard and Erma Hagenstein cash iers obeyed at once Johannes Cobie farmer from south of town who was in the bank on business was also told to get down on the floor One of the bandits guarded the door and the other took Lekwa to the vault This was time locked Outside however was considerable cash due to a cornhog payment Quickly the bandits scooped up all the cash and fled in less than Turn In 3 Column 2 Truck Driver Killed MONMOUTH HI Aug 7 V R Kissinger 36 Burlington lowa truck driver was killed today by a Burlington railroad train at a main street crossing here ITALY SOMMONS MORE OFFICERS All Prospective Officers of 1909 to 1914 Classes Ordered to Train SITUATION AX A GLANCE demonstrates in favor of new mobilization more potential officers summoned ADDIS ABABA Emperor gives assurances of foreigners safety in Ethiopia in Haile Selas sies own family reported threat ening to split Ethiopia LONDON Ramsay MacDon ald becomes acting prime minis ter as lead is yieldled to France for tripowers talks Man May Be Able to Take Century rr I HTr ROME Aug 7 war de partment summons more potential officers from home and abroad to day as the populace aroused anew by Premier Mussolinis order con stituting three new divisions ac claimed his Ethiopian policy All prospective officers of the classes from 1909 to 1911 men born in those years who have not completed officers training were ordered by the war department to resume it by Nov 15 They will complete the training by next Ma 15 To Pensioned Officers The order also applied to pension ed officers under 39 who still as pire to readmission to military service as well as officers who have left the service because of foreign residence The press alternated in heaping praise on the unwavering determi nation of Italy and flinging deri sive phrases at Great Britain anS the league of nations II Popolo Di Roma said a calm survey undoubtedly would disclose that British policy in the last fev Turn to Tacr 3 Oiltimn 1 CONFISCATION CRY IS RAISED ATTAX MEASURE ittsburgh Democratic Mayor Makes Attack on New Bill WASHINGTON Aug 7 ry of confiscation was raised against the new tax bill today by a spokesman for organized business and by William McNair democratic of Pittsburgh Their assults on the measure came after Robert H Jackson counsel for the internal revenue bu reau had urged the senate to adopt President Roosevelts suggestion or an intercorporate dividend tax and graduated tax and graduated taxes on net corporation income The house has rejected the first anl altered the second Calls It Confiscalory While some members of the sen ate finance committee roared at his sallies McNair denounced the bill as confiscatory and the adminis tration as a whole as communis tic Bigness is no harm he said Im a democrat but you ought not Hurley and Committee in Clashes WASHINGTON Aug 7 a hearing punctuated by frequent clashes Patrick J Hurley Hoover secretary of war testified to the senate lobby committee today his law firm had received in the last three years from the As sociated Gas and Electric System Explaining he represented the Shareholders he asserted Ive never taken a case from anyone that was incompatible with the public welfare and these share holders have constitutional right to BERKELEY Cal Aug 7 Want to see what the world looks ike 100 years or even 1000 years Irom now The time may come says Dr Robert E Cornish Berkeley scient st when a man may do so simply bv Oing to a laboratory having himself frozen solid and put away vith a tag indicating when he wishes to be thawed out Dr Cornishs experiments last year in reviving dogs put to death clinically attracted wide attention The possibility of a century nap was brought up during his com ments today on experiments m which Dr Ralph Willard Holly wood gland research specialist re vived a monkey after it bad been frozen stiff for three days Dr Cornish said Dr Willards work seems to be quite a remark able achievement and opened up great possibilities It has been known for years that you can take young fish freeze them solid and then thaw them out and they will recover entirely He Dr Willard is the first to do it with warm blooded animals This experiment makes it pos sible to take a man of say 40 years of age inject sodium citrate into take the money away from the bi fellows My idea is dont give it to in the first place by lowering Fred H Clausen of Horicon Wis chairman of the committee on fed my services During one of the frequent al tercations with committee mem bers the outspoken Hurley shouted Accuses Committeemen Oh yes you gentlemen are all prosecutors Frequently he accused committee men of putting words in my mouth and at one point inquired sarcastically why he was not asked if he had quit beating his wife I am a gold fish in a bowl he shouted another time You can sec me from any angle Hurley said he received for appearing before the senate banking committee year before last 125000 the following year for rep resenting Associated before the radc commission and in other mat ers and this year for aid ing in its activities against the utility bill Denies Ever Lobbying Hurley denied he ever had lobbied Chairman Black denied the com mittee was unfair to Hurley He re Cntljrjliaii vi era finance of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States told the committee the chamber did not accept estimates tJiac the mea sure as passed by ine house would yield Could Be Belter Done Even if they were correct he said the gap between outlay and income could be narrowed wtj much less economic injury if the jovernment cut that much from ex penditures After asscrlin graduated n n corporation income rates suggested by President Roosevelt would pro duce desirable consequences from many standpoints Jackson said If intercorporate dividends con tinue to be entirely exempted from taxation there would be a powerful temptation for large corporations further to complicate their capital structures by organizing a series of nneratin subsidiaries each one ot which would be able to take advan tage of the lower rates in the early brackets Would Defeat Purpose This would not odefeat the fused to let tie former secretary ol war make a Qnp1 speech com mittee Hurley Jeft the stand advising th committee to read the golden rule Joseph P Tumulty former secre tary to President Wilson and now an attorney here called next sair he was employed by a number o utility companies for advice in con nection with the WheelerRayburn bill Questioned by Black Questioned by Black he said he had received 6000 from the Ameri can Waterworks from Pub lie Service of New Jersey and 12 500 each from the Commonwealth and Southern and City Service cor poration That totals Out of this he said he had pai or intended to pay each to two associates and to forme Senator Moses RN FAVORABLE END TO PAVING SUITS SOUGHT CLAIM Sioux Citys Suspended Mayor Names Havner Lytle Marshall SIOUX CITY Aug 7 D Hayessuspended Sioux City mayor today filed an answer to removal proceedings him and charg ed a conspiracy was formed to remove him from office in order to obtain dismissal or advantageous settlement of pending paving suits The suspended mayor who faces reopening of his removal suit to morrow named C F Lylle Sioux City contractor officers of the In terOcean Reinsurance corporation representatives of contractors and surety companies H M Havner special grand jury prosecutor and Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids Ga zette editor as parlies to the con piracy Seek Paving Refunds He declared the paving suits instituted against several pav ng contractors and their sureties uring his administrations as may r to obtain refunds on pavins vhich was not laid according to pecifications He declared in his answer that Some time during the month January 1935 a conspiracy was formed between the said F C Lytle and the officers of the Interocean Reinsurance corporation and repre sentatives o contractors and surety companies involved in the said ing suits to secure il possible the removal of this He described all friends saying he three as ol had consulte Moses to viewpoint character get on his congressiona legislation of thi of age inject sodium citrate into graduated tax but his blood freeze him and put him jo it by fur away for a thousand years or as capital structures i imnf frnffn vnrv rnla iner c long as he is kept frozen very cold to prevent any changes in the body Then thaw him out and he would go on living 4500 State Beer Permits Are Sold DES MOINES Aug 7 J Rahm secretary of the state beer permit board said the sale of new state beer permits has reached 4 500 netting the state enforcement fund 512500 Rahm said the fund probably would be kept intact to defray expenses of subpoening wit nesses if any licence revocation ap I plications are filed IOWA BUYS NEW CARS Tracy Garrett in Burlington HawkeyeGazette lowans hove bought approximately 75 per cent more new cars during the first six months of 1935 than they bought during the same period a year ago In the first half of 20105 new cars were purchased by lowans This year the number increased to 35312 The actual figures are astonishing although motor car dealers hove generally been reporting a heavy increase in new car sales and who has not noticed the number of new cars on the streets and highways and commented upon it The sales ore fairly evenly distributed throughout the 99 counties of the state in proportion to population However it is noticeable that with the exception of one or two of the more populous counties the largest percentage of increase in proportion to population is in rural sections Thus while south eastern lowa on the whole runs about on the state average Louisa county shows an increase of more than 100 per cent one of the highest in the state These figures speak well for lowa This state has hod en tirely too much unfavorable publicity for years with our troubles magnified and tales of woe broadcast It is high time we let the country know that lowa is not so bad oft Let us hope these new car purchase figures reach other sec tions of the Union that have been told and told that lowa is having such o hard time He said he had received valuabl counsel and advice from Moses an the others and that they were no to contact members o committee investigator employed congress House tner already too complicated This may be prevented by taxing the divi dends which would be received from subsidiaries sufficiently to off set any tax advantage which mignt be derived from their creation Jackson estimated 539700000 m revenue could be raised by reducing to 85 per cent the present 100 pel cent exemption of intercorporate dividends from the corporation m COSenator McNary of Oregon re publican leader said there was a likelihood that congress could ad journ by Aug 17 indicating a dis position among members of party to expedite the tax bill To Study Oil Control At his regular press conference President Roosevelt said he prob ably will recommend legislation at this session setting up an agency to study oil production control Mr Roosevelt declined to disclose whether he will sign the bill now on his desk restoring full pension pay ments to SpanishAmerican war VEProposed changes in the Guffey coal stabilization bill were revealed in an effort to stimulate a public reaction which would force the mea sure out of the house ways and means committee lowan Fatally Injured and Two Others Hurt in Collision of Autos last night went to Hurleys home i nearby Virginia seeking H C Hop son missing mainspring of th Associated system Hurley who was paid by the utility company called the pro cedure a disgraceful outrage He denied he knew where Hopson was POST AND ROGERS HOP FOR JUNEAU Mrs Post Decides at Last Minute Not to Make Russian Trip SEATTLE Aug 7 Wiley Post and Will Ropers airplane cronies hopped at a m Pa cific Standard Time today pre sumably for Juneau Alaska Mrs Post made a last minule de cision not to fly with them She said the trip may be too strenu ous Rogers the gum chewing comedi an remarked We may have to stop and get a fish dinner at Ketchikan before we get to Juneau he said The flying distance to Juneau the first stop on a flight which may see Post going to Siberia and Moscow while Rogers leaves him in Alaska is between 950 and 1000 miles o SiouxCStyhoping obtain a dismissal of said pending paving suits or a settlement of the same which would be advanta geous Raised by Contribution Hayes further charged that a sum of money was raised by con tribution and that the services of Verne Marshall were procured He declared Marshall published and gave forth a large number of statements concerning vice condi tions in Sioux City which the sus pended mayor asserted were intend ed to deceive the public into the belief that the city government of Sioux City had utterly broken down and that there was a condition of lawlessness existing which called for the investigation of conditions in Sioux City To Further Conspiracy Hayes declared that Havner came to Sioux City in furtherance of said conspiracy and offered his ser vices to the county without charge as a special grand jury prosecutor The suspended mayor charged Hav ner either by intimidation of cer tain witnesses or by duress or im proper influence upon said grand jury obtained a recommendation for his removal He declared lie was not given the right to meet the charges in this recommendation prior to the time Turn In Inirr 3 Column 2 College Education CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 7 Harry Shekelton 52 Marion was fatally injured and his daughter Alice and his brotherinlaw Ira Hinman of Minneapolis were seri ously injured Tuesday when an automobile driven by Hinman col lided with a gravel truck on high way 30 west of Cedar Rapids Joe Rierier driver of the truck was un jhurt Every year thousands of youths abandon the ambition to enter col lege merely because they are with out accurate information as to present day costs and expenses because they fail to realize how many opportunities exist on every campus for financial selfhelp To assist ambitious and determ ined youngsters over the hump his season the GlobeGazette of fers a timely new service booklet How to Get a College Education Just off the press carries de tailed tabulations on tuition fees board and room and incidental ex penses in all the principal colleges and universities from coast to coast scores of pratical sugges tions on ways and means of finan cial selfhelp on the campus In close 10 cents to cover cost han dling and postage Use coupon Illinois Milling Plant Destroyed by Blaze DECATUR 111 AIIR Chapman Doakes Milling company plant was destroyed by fire of un determined origin early today wih a loss estimated by R W Chapman one of Ihe owners of between S130 000 and 150000 The Mason City GlobeGazette Inormation bureau Frederic 1 Haskin director Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents in coin carefully wrappcdl for the new booklet How to Get a College Education Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C
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