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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 14 1936 WOULD BAR AAA TAXES REFUNDS Move Begun to Pass Law to Put Impounded Funds in Treasury WASHINGTON Jan 14 move was started on capitol hill to day to empower the treasury to re tain or collect all of the 000 in taxes levied on processors o farm products under the invalidate AAA Senator Bankhead D Ala powerful in agricultural councils in congress proposed that the process ing taxes be reenacted retroactive ly as a general revenue measure he contended would be con stitutional The high court invali dated the AAA tax plan as part ol an unconstitutional program to reg ulate agriculture Would Retain Money If such a measure as Bankheads should psas and stick the treas ury would retain the already collected to finance benefit payments to farmers under the crop control program outlawed by the su preme court Moreover processors who will col lect 5200000000 in impounded taxes under a ruling by the high court yesterday would have to turn the money into the treasury Unanimously the court handed down an opinion under which pro cessors will receive back the 000000 paid into depositories under the direction of power courts in which they had brought legal ac tions against the AAAs constitu tionality Question Not Decided The court did not decide the ques tion whether processors in suing to recover the already collected must first prove they did not pass the levy on to consumers or farmers AAA amendments which the gov ernment considers still valid requirs them to prove this Amid the tremendous taxami farm tangle there were many reactions to the high courts latest ruling Several senators among them Borah of Idaho expressed belief that those who fought the tax were largely big taxpayers They indicated concern that the small businessman who paid without fighting might lose out Find It Difficult All experts agree that many pro cessors would find it difficult if not impossible to demonstrate legally that they had borne the burden themselves It seems to me Borah said that in the light of the courts de cision we ought to have some legis lation making it more practicable for the small fellows who havent lieeo able to contest the matter to get back their outlay assuming they havent passed it on HUGHES BEATS TURNER RECORD Continued From Pase 1 fine and am going out to a night club before sunup Proud of Performance The intrepid flyer was proud of the performance of his speedy plane and motor He used a new type supercharged radial motor Wright cyclone built to army specifications It develops 700 horsepower at 15000 feet he said but I flew most of the time higher up to save gas He carried 700 gallons of gasoline when he left Burbaok and said 100 gallons were left when he landed It was the biggest load ever car ried in this type of a plane he add ed The plane a single seat Norths rop monoplane was leased several months ago from Jacqueline Coch rane feminine speed flyer Over Santa Fe His route took him over Santa Fe N Mex Kansas City Indianapolis and Columbus Ohio I went from Indianapolis to Col umbus in 35 295 miles an hour he recalled When I reached Pittsburgh fi started pouring on the coal and kept it up all the way to Newark Officials of the National Aero nautical association confirmei Hughes record breaking perform ance I had good weather all the waj except from the coast to Santa Fe where I had to do some blind fly ing Hughes said No One Expecting Him At Newark no one was expecting his arrival until his plane swoopec down out of the night sky but a crowd soon collected Do you know youve crossed thi continent faster than anybody has ever crossed it someone asked I guess so I wasnt thinking about that Hughes replied Hughes is best known to the pub lic as a motion picture producer one of his productions being Hells An gels an aviation story He went to Hollywood from Texas where he directed his fathers extensive oil business for four years before the elder Hughes died in 1924 Hughes is 33 SECOND TALK BY F R TONED DOWN Continued From Puce 1 acitly admitting that he is describ ing them Audience Seen It The presidential audience consist ng mostly of professional politi cians caught the point pretty well at first but after the white louse speaker had been going on or a little while The crowd snickered at just the right places It could see the pur pose of its leader Franklin D could see that it saw oo He grinned happily It may take somewhat longer for he idea to soak in nationally but here is plenty of time between now and next Nov 3 A 50 a plate dinner never fell Irther short of being worth hau that Jackson day feed Went Away Hungry It was announced in advance hat the dinner was a that the odd was to go into the emocratic campaign fund But 5 Postmaster Gen James A Farley engineered the thing received round robin from a considerable ontingent of his guests to the ef ect that out of the someone must be holding and six bits out n him One diner told me Ill bet no ody ever ate a dinner before nd then went out and bought a 10 cnt sandwich to satisfy his appe te For socalled liquid refreshments le dinner didnt even serve beer Plenty of the contributors after their feast was concluded ad urned to another hotel where the Young Democrats were celebrat g Jackson day at a plate and ad a heck of a good time MA Worker Killed at Marshalltown as Train Strikes Trailer MARSHALLTOWN Jan 14 Lancaster 48 member of a ounty road crew was almost in antly killed this morning at hen a Chicago Great Western witch train struck a trailer carry g WPA workmen just as it was aving the county material yard ancaster who had been working uring the night caught a ride on he rear of the trailer just before went over the railroad crossing n inquest will be held Wednesday FORMER SOLON TAKES OWN LIFE Body of John Aiken Founc Hanging From Rafters of Garage IDA GROVE Jan 14 body of John H Aiken 66 ormei Ida county representative in the state legislature was found hang ing from the rafters of the Bilchtr garage here this morning Garage employes discovered the body when they came to work Thej said Aiken had been in the garage last night and apparently left the back door open so he could return later The county coroner termed the death a suicide and said he doubt ed if an inquest would be held Aikens friends said he has been despondent during the last few months A republican Aiken served four terms in the legislature POLITICAL RADIO NOW WIDE OPEN Republicans Prepare to Use Independent Stations for Sketches WASHINGTON Jan 14 dispute over radios role in the 1936 campaign broke wide open again oday with the republican high command preparing to broadcast rom independent stations a series f antinew deal sketches banned by wo major chains Henry PFletcher national G O chairman wrote National Broad casting company and Columbia Broadcasting system that they were ixercising unwarranted ccnsor ihip or else they feared the govern ment NBC Bans Skits NBC had banned the skits as discussion of vital po itical and national issues on the jasis of dramatic license Colum iia also refused to carry them and 3 addition said no time would be old to any political organizations ntil after the June conventions Columbia its president said was being scrupulously fair The big chains said they would of er broadcasting facilities to both arties from time to time exercis ing their own judgment At Chicago Thomas G Sabin di ector of the republican national ommittees radio division an ounced the first dramatic sketch Lfijerty at the Cross be broadcast from itation WGN an independent at S m central standard time to COMMITTEE BACKS BONDS FOR BONUS Continued From Fane 1 put on an additional burden runnin to possibly J2000000000 when w are trying to get more nearly balanced budget Chairman Harrison D Miss announced the vote and said h would try to get senate considera tion Thursday Those voting fo the favorable report were Demo crate George Walsh Barkley Gore Costigan Bailey Clark Lon ergan Black Guffey and Harrison republicans Keyes Hastings an Capper progressive LaFollette Substitute for B11L By a vote of 18 to 0 the commit tee substituted the senate bill fo that passed last Friday by th house which provided for full cas payment of the certificates bu specified no method of payment The eventual cost to the govern ment is estimated at 52491000 000 but backers of the bill say th immediate expense would be only Sees Objections to Benefit Payments WASHINGTON Jan 14 enator Louis Murphy of Iowa ex ressed the view on his return to lie capitol that payment of benefit ayments for soil conservation un er the proposed new program light meet the same objections the upreme court raised about the 4AA WPA Pay DBS MOINES Jan 14 ayment of about to Des oines WPA workers brought total VPA funds disbursed in Iowa to ate to l480T3T50 Spangler in Charge A charge that the chains have surrendered their independence and joined the dictators of the new deal came from Harrison E Spangler Cedar Rapids Iowa director of the western division of the republican national committee He accused the Roosevelt admin istration of denying to the Ameri can people free speech of the air Through a vicious system of li censing he said not only the great monopolistic broadcasting system but all radio stations are constantly threatened with revoca tion of their licenses Liquor Commission Being More Careful DES MOnSTES Jan 14 Iowa liquor commission beset with investigations is taking preventive measures The latest Girls in head offices are prevented from having dates with liquor sales men or newspaper reporters A commission member explained so therell be no leaks as to offi cial business where the girls might be Warned for it DISTINCTION YOU CANT BO SIXES and SIGHTS FOB xt at Aficfu bffin at 1S for thc and far Eight tubjrft to change witfurvtt nottorX Standetfd group of 2527 2nd Sh S E Mason City Iowa RECESS TAKEN IN DRAKE TRIAL Defendant Witness Declares Congressional Record Led to Belief CHICAGO Jan 14 OTVTrial 20 defendants in the Sir Francis Drake estate mail fraud case wai adjourned at noon today until Mon day after a defendant witness test jed his belief in the fabulous estate was based on statements in the con record The trial adjourned to permit Fed eral Judge Philip L Sullivan to at end a conference in Washington D The defendant who said his be ief in the estate was supported by he congressional record was Lloyd Truax of Mitchell S Dak Under ross examination by Assistant U S Atty Austin Hall Truax said I believed in the transaction and relieved the money was there The ongressional record and cablegrams ent by Oscar Hartzell one of the hief defendants from London sup orted this belief Truax admitted however he never saw any mention of the Drake es tate in the government paper Gov ernment evidence included a copy of the publication which the prosecutor charged was used by promoters of the scheme Although there is no reference to the Drake estate in the document Hall charged the promoters inter preted certain paragraphs as hav ing referencetome Drake estate Postpone Argument on Grattans Appeal From His Conviction DES MOINES Jan 14 W Willett of Tama attorney for Marvin T Grattan and Assistant Atty Gen Walter Maley agreed to day to postpone argument on Grat tans appeal from a murder convic tion to the March term of the state supreme court Grattan Decorah Civil war vet eran was convicted of the murder of Claude Mead during an argument over the outcome of a horse race Concert to Be Given at Charles City Thursday CHARLES CITY Jan Thursday evening Jan 16 the sec ond number of the high school ly ceum course will be given by the DeWillo Concert company The pro gram will feature DeWillo Semerau and his concertina grand which he claims is the only instrument of its kind in the world He will be assist ed by LaNaomi Coffin violinist and Mrs DeWillo Semerau soprano and pianist About half of the pro gram will be ensemble music The music course of four numbers is sponsored by the high school P T A Returns to CHARLES CITY Jan Lenore Thorne who was recently appointed home demonstration agent for Mitchell and Floyd coun ties will return to this county the evening of Jan 14 Sne will attend the Iowa Farm Bureau convention at Des Moines with representatives from the home project committee Jan 15 to 17 Girls 4H club leaders and home project leaders who wish to see her will have an opportunity to do so following her return from Des Moines Day in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate In recess Agriculture and for ertry committee hears farm lead erg on AAA replacement Muni tions committee continues war loan inquiry Finance committee considers bonus legislation House at noon to consider inde pendent office appropriations bill Appropriations naval af fairs labor rivers and harbors and public lands committee meet Foreign affairs committee con tinues neutrality study and ways and means committee outlines session program Judiciary com mittee organizes MONDAY Senate Bonus bill introduced Muni tions committee continued Mor gan and company inquiry House Considered District of Colum bia legislation GALE JOHNSON APPEAL DENIED Iowa Supreme Court Fails to Rule on Cooper or Duckworth DES MOINES Jan 14 Iowa supreme court denied today the appeal of Gale Johnson from his life sentence in Fort Madison prison for the murder of Police Capt F Sauer of Burlington May 27 1934 The opinion was one of nine hand ed down by the first session of the court this year and waa written by Justice J M Parsons Maurice F Donegan new chief justice presid ed The supreme court did not rule on the appeals of Harold M Cooper former liquor commission chairman convicted of violating the state li quor law Max E Duckworth for mer Woodbury county attorney cited for contempt for refusing to testify jn Atty Gen Edward L OConnors gambling conspiracy trial Joe Siegel Sioux City beer parlor operator convicted of man slaughter Passengers and Part of Crew of Wrecked Steamer Taken Off LIMA Peru Jan 14 sengers and part of the crew of ttie coastwise Chilean liner Cautin were iransferred safely to a rescue ship oday after the 4316 ton craft had been stranded in a dense fog on the southern tip of Lobos de Ticrra is and 60 miles off the northern coast of Peru Battered by heavy seas the steamer was described in radio ad vices from her master as a total oss with the cargo including cattle beyond salvage Denies Guilt ot Robbery OSKALOOSA Jan 14 Charged with robbing a Leighton tore of in guns and ammuni ion Pat Boss of Des Moines plead d innocent on arraignment here Baby Bonds in loiva DES MOINES Jan 14 owans bought in overnment baby bonds during the Lpril 1 to Dec 31 1935 period ostmaster L S Hill reported DANCE OLDTIME DANCE FRlDAY26c Kelly Bros Orchestra MIDWINTER BARGAIN llC Included 4 C SATURDAY AtSKY AND HIS MUSICAL STARS Special Attraction Saturday Jan 25 SURF Iowa WPA Leaders Seek Hearing With Hopkins on Wages WASHINGTON Jan 14 Iowa labor leaders sought a hear ing today with Harry L Hopkins federal WPA administrator in their fight to obtain prevailing wage rates on Iowa WPA projects J C Lewis president of the Iowa Federation of Labor said after a lengthy conference with Iowa representatives yesterday we didnt get much satisfaction Eight of the nine Iowa represen tatives I T Jones assistant Iowa WPA administrator John Connolly Jr and Lewis attended the con ference Lewis said he would endeavor to get Hopkins to authorize L S Hill Iowa WPA administrator to pay prevailing wage rates making it mandatory instead of leaving it up to Hills discretion LAVAL AWAITING CHANCE AT PEACE British Warships Steaming Southward to Mass Off Coast of Spam By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS British warships steamed south ward Tuesday toward the Gibraltar gateway to the Mediterranean as Premier Pierre Laval of France be gan a period of watchful waiting for settlement of the east African Authoritative sources at London said the massing of the Englisji craft off the coast of Spain was a defensive preparation against any Mediterranean attack Developments onthe northern Italian front were not note worthy an Italian communique rom Rome declared after describ ng scouting activities in the terri tory surrounding Makale Fascist patrols which surprised an Ethiopian commissary col umn in the Tembien sector captured 1000 bags of provisions Other Italian dispatches reported 10 mutineers from Ras Mulughetas army had been hanged and 100 logged as dissatisfaction spread hrough the Ethiopian ranks ENDS TUBS mil i PI The Big Broadcast of 1936 WEDNESDAY THURSDAY Way Down East With KOCHELLE HUDSON HENRY FONDA SLIM SUMMEBVILLE The Screens Grand New Laugh and Thrill Hit THE BISHOP MISBEHAVES With EDMUND GWENN MAUREEN OSULIJVAN Lucile Watson Norman Foster At Mason City THEATERS By K r QUEER FEATURE OF DANGEROUS Bette Davis blond star who came into her own with the recognition accorded her for her excellent per formance in Of Human Bondage with Leslie Howard now is seen in the leading role of Dangerous1 supported by Franchot Tone and Margaret Lindsay This picture is billed to start a three day run Wed nesday at the Cecil Strangely enough although the two women are rivals for Tones love and appear in numerous scenes with Tone they do not appear to gether in any scene Miss Davis is cast as a brilliant but self centered actress while Miss Lindsay is a so ciety debutante MIXED DANCE Wednesday Jan 15 Music By PETE MARTINS ORCHESTRA of ELDORA Admission 24c and 1c Tax or TOe and Comp Ends Tuesday So Red the Rose and Powdersmoke Range David Belascos Greatest Stage Success Now on the Screen LIONEL in THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM HELEN MACK DONALD MEEK CURRENT FEATURES Tuesday Col legiate Starts Wednesday Dangerous Tuesday So Red the Rose and Powder Smoke Range Starts Wednes day The Return of Peter Grimm and The Payoff Tuesday Big Broadcast of 1936 Starts Wed nesday Way Down East and The Bishop Misbehaves tle Big Shot and Atlantic Ad venture Starts Wednesday Madame du Barry LIONEL BARRYMORE STARS AS PETER GRIMM The Return of Peter Grimm adapted from the play of that name written by David Belasco in 1911 heads the double bill starting a three day run Wednesday aithe Palace A boy and a girl completely wrapped in each others affections find themselves the victims of the meddling of kindly but tyrannical Peter Grimm whose stubborn ideas about the girls future preclude her marriage and happiness However after death the old man is able to see things as they actually are With he new enlightenment he hurries back to earth to correct his errors The time of the story is 1900 The DANCE Avalon Ballroom MANLY IOWA Tuesday Jan 14 Bennett Greten THAT SWINGING BAND FEATURING MISS GRACE MACK Ladies 25c Gents 40c OLDTIME DANCE Thursday Jan 16 MUSIC BY Arts Nighthawks Admission 25c locale is upper New York state fe1 The Payoff a newspaper storjRp filled with thrills romance and comj edy is the companion feature my Dunn is in the starring role with Patricia Ellis and Frankie Dar ro in support Rites for Mrs Rolfes to Be Held Wednesday CHARLES CITY Jan neral services for Mrs Eliza Rolfes S3 widow of Henry Rolfes will ba held Wednesday afternoon at 2 oclock in the West St Charles church with the Rev Theodore Staiger officiating and burial will be in the church cemetery Mrs Rolfes died at her home 5 miles west of Charles City Sunday evening at from the infirmities of old 7 age She was born in Switzerland and came to America 64 years ago She lived on the place where she died for 61 years Her husband died in 1928 Mrs Rolfes is survived by five children Mrs R A Perrin Orchard Ed Rolfes Rockford Will Rolfes Rudd Henry and Ben Rolfes Charles City LEAP YEAR DANCE Woodman Hall in Glenville Minn Thursday Jan 16 35c Per Couple SIBIL JASON Rltccjl Ulllr Slur on KilrttI LITTLE BIG SHOT NANCY LLOYD CARROLL NOLAN Atlantic Adventure STARTS WED INDIA SPEAKS I Tell You This Woman Is Dangerous Its Bette on the manhunt and this time she really turns on the the switch to the last notch as the glamorous star of Broadway who was the evil star of as the woman men al ways come back to shattering every ex pectation of how great shed be when the right role came along with EXTRA EXTRA Starlit Days at the Lido See many of the popular movie stars all together in one grand party STARTS SATURDAY SA TALE OF TWO CITIES RONALD COLMAN ELIZABETH ALLAN AND THOUSANDS OF OTHERS Ends Tues JOE PENNER JACK OAKIE Col legiate   

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