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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 18 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 88 SENATE LABORS TOWARD BONUS VOTE SET TO DECLARE HE IS IN SENATE RACE Pronouncement on Third Terms May Affect Whole Slate DBS MOINES Jan 18 Statehouse sources said this after noon Gov Clyde L Herrings form al announcement of his candidacy for the democratic nomination for United States senator will be made within a matter of hours It was indicated that the declar ation of the governors intentions would follow close on the heels of Lieut Gov Nels Kraschels an nouncement yesterday of intention to run for the governorship Kraschels choice of the gover nors own press conference yester day as the place for making his an nouncement was regarded by politi cal observers here as assuring that the two party leaders were in ac cord as to their own immediate political intentions Possible Candidate The Lieutenant governor a short while ago had been regarded as a possible candidate for the senator ship and the six year term it would offer instead of the two year guber natorial term Asked today about any forth coming announcement from himself the governor said he hasnt yet de cided He made it apparent yester day that he will not again seek the governorship by stating after Kraschels announcement had been released Two Terra Precedent not running against him pon dering today whether the governors statement that he believed there was a feeling among democrats tit the two term precedent should be observed was meant to apply only to the governorship or to other elective state officers as well The present democratic major state officials are serving their sec ond terms and with the exception of Kraschel none has yet an nounced his intentions as regards seeking another term Means New Slate Should the other officials decide the two term precedent applied to their offices as well as to the gov ernorship where it has been ob served closely in the past it would mean an entirely new slate of demo cratic officeseekers in the next pri mary Some political observers pro fessed to see in the KraschelHer ring move a showing of strength that might have a deterring effect on the desire of other potential candidates to seek the democratic nominations for the governor and senator FOUR KILLED IN ALABAMA STORM Farming Section on Slope of Mountain Is Swept By Tornado Britain Anxiously Watching Illness of Its King FYFFE Ala Jan IS persons were killed and numbers injured today as a tornado swept the populous farming section on the eastern slope of Sand mountain The known dead were Bob Rowell a farmer A small daughter of Rowell Mr and Mrs Claude Courtwopd The storm struck the section about a m central standard time i swooping down the slope of the mountain from the southwest after wrecking a number of houses in the Rainsvillo section At Rainsville Miss Willie Dawson 30 was critically injured and sev eral persons less seriously hurt Searching parties began to move up the valley in the path of the storm Many persons expressed the fear that the deaths might be greater than first reported Pastor at Oakland for 23 Years Dies OAKLAND Jan 18 The Rev P H Green 75 pastor of the Church of Christ here for 23 years died unexpectedly of heart disease early this morning He was born at New Cumberland W Va and educated at Drake uni versity Des Moines His widow and six children sur vive Funoral services will he held in his chivrch on Tuesday at p CRISIS WILL BE LOOKED FOR IN ABOUT 48 HOURS Heart Weakness Caused by Bronchial Ailment Increased By FKANK H KING nwrlglit by The Asuoclnticl Irrss SANDRINGHAM Eng Jan 18 crisis in the condition of 70 year old King George V seriously ill from a bron chial ailment may be expected in about 48 hours it was learned from a h i g h source here to night Some hours af ter a physicians bulletin saying that the cardiac weakness and jmbarrassment of circulation have slightly increased and give cause of anxiety this source assert ed that unless the symptoms abate by Monday the illness may assume a grave aspect catarrh from which his majesty issufferinghas affected his noseandlungs caus ing hoarseness feverishness and sore throat Already it was de elated a pnlrnonary inflammation has affected the lungs and been car ried to the heart causingthe car diac weakness which has resulted in the present anxiety of his physi cians Nnte Change Monday Should the monarch throw off the attack as he has done several times since his serious illness of 192829 it was said the turn for the better would probably be visible some time its and names of those making on Monday them would not be included in the j The afternoon bulletin indicating Ryan Report Not to Name Seals Seller DES MOINES Jan 18 Gov Clyde L Herring said today Lchan T Ryans report on the lij quor seals mystery will not name the person who stole 38000 seals from the Iowa liquor commission but will place the blame on a former liquor commission employe now dead The governor also said investiga tors were unable to discover defi nitely why Mike Mercurio reputed Des Moines bootlegger testified Bernard E Manley commission chairman sold him 20000 seals Herring said there were too darn many liars for us to be able to pre sent proof of why Mercurio told his story Three Possible Reasons Asked whether the report will give three possible reasons for Mer curios claim the governor nodded his head and said Yes I believe the reasons were politics some dissatisfied distillers and bootleggers who wished to dis credit the commission He said Ryan had obtained affi davits from persons who had bought seals from the former liquor com mission employe a statement from one middle man who dealt in seals and proof that the one em ploye had taken the seals No More Proof The governor declared there was no proof that anyone else had been involved in the theft but said he did not believe the evidence abso lutely excluded that possibility The governor said Ryan had been able to account for allbut 2900 of the 38000 missing seals and that a statement showed the unaccounted for seals had been burned The governor had asked Ryan to present the report early today if possible but Ryan said One More to See There is one more fellow I want to talk to He promised to come in and see me right after lunch Ryan said he had interviewed one man involved in the seals mystery this morning The governor stated the affidav King GeoriE V The bronchial report but said they would be available for any court officials who wished to use them as a basis for criminal investigation Governor Puts Off Breeding Decision DES MOINES Jan 18 Clyde L Herring declared he will communicate with District Judge H J Mantz before making a decision on the plea of Arch Breeding 40 of Red Oak asking commutation of his death sentence to life im prisonment Breeding is charged with murdering his wife FORECAST IOWA Fair Saturday night and Sunday Much colder in central and eastportions Severe cold wave in east portion Saturday night Not so cold in westand centraj portions Sunday after noon MINNESOTA partly cloudy to cloudy light snow in northwest Saturday night or Sunday colder in southeast rising temperature in northwest Saturday night ris ing temperature Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 20 Above Minimum in Night X Above At 8 A 31 4 Above Snowfall 3 Inches Precipitation 27 Of an Inch Again the weatherman was called his shot Saturday forenoons bright sun beamed down on a snow level of 8 inches 3 of which had been added by Fridays all day storm The wind was out of the northwest and conditions appeared right for a sub zero temperature Saturday night WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Jan IS outlook for the period of Jan 2023 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Snow Mon day or Tuesday fair middle of week snow again about Thursday of Fri day Temperature mostly below normal the gravity of the situation was posted at the gate of Sandrigham house the royal residence at p m It read His majesty the king has had some hours of restful sleep The cardiac weakness and em barrassment of circulation has slightly increased and give cause for anxiety Announcement on Gate The typed sheet of note paper bearing the royal crest carried the announcement to hundreds of pass ersby who were gathered outside the gates Just before the posting of the bul letin Lord Wigram the kings pri vate secretary arrived from London Earlier in the day one of Eng lands most noted heart specialists was summoned from London to the bedside of the monarch to join the three physicians already in attend ance Oxygen Is Administered A short time after the specialist Sir Maurice A Cassidy left London by train it was learned authorita tively that oxygen was administered to the sovereign during the night It was hastily explained however that oxygen is a modern treatment for a catarrhal condition such as that suffered by his majesty and has been administered to the king several times during recent years in fighting that ailment Oxygen was brought to Sandring ham house the royal country es tate and the kings favoiite pal ace yesterday by Lord Dawson of Penn who with two other of the rulers physicians spent the night in the palace ready for instant call Faithful Nurse There While the faithful Nurse Black who was with King George all through his serious illness of 192S and 1929 remained near his bed side Lord Dawson of Penn Sir Frederick Stanley Hewett and Sir Frederick J Willans stayed in rooms not far away Thousands of inquiries poured into this little village of 100 per sons about 100 miles northeast of London seeking news of the mon arch the admiration for whom was already most deep and heightened notably during the last year espe cially during the jubilee season be ginning in May which marked a quarter of a century for King George Y on the throne The nation and the empire re membered the anxious times seven years ago when for days the mon ON THE INSIDE PoetImperialist of Great Britain Dies ON PAGE 2 Francis Johnson Iowa Farm Bureaus Head ON PAGE 2 Joe Louis Knocks Out Retzlaff in 85 Seconds ON PAGE 9 Iowa Play Fest to Be Held in Two Sections V Shaffer Writes Letter to Attorney General ON PAGE 14 Rebellion Breaks Out Against Haile Selassie ON PAGE 2 13 Burn to Death in Bolivian Plane Crash ON PAGE 13 JAIL AT CLINTON Wife Married at Public Ceremony Is Author of Charges CLINTON Jan 18 than 72 hours after performing a public wedding ceremony Munici pal Judge W A McCulIough fined Frank Bohnson 29 the bridegroom S100 and costs and his sister Mrs Isabelle Petersen 26 the matron of honor 10 on charges of assault and battery preferred by Mrs Marie Von Essen Bohnson 22 the bride Bohnson being unable to pay all of the fine went to jail His sister paid her fine I guess there will be no more public weddings in Clinton re marked Judge McCulIough I think they are out of place Mrs Bohnson charged she was assaulted by her husband of a few hours and his sister during a quar rel which followed a liquor drinking postnuptial party Their hearing had been set for Monday but was advanced when they decided to plead guilty archs life hung in the balance Two operations to drain fluid from bis chest were followed by tense days of waiting with family and physi cians close at hand before the king won through and finally recuper ated Royal Christmas Party King George and Queen Mary came to Sandringham from London December 12 for the traditional royal family Christmas party The monarchs last active partici pation in affairs of state was Dec ember 23 when he attended a privy council at Sandringham at which Anthony Eden received the seal of foreign secretary replacing Sir Samuel Hoare Two days later King George de livered his usual Christmas message in a worldwide broadcast A number who have listened to the monarchs last few Christmas broadcasts noted that this time his voice seemed to lack its usual vigor A shooting party which had been arranged to be held here today was cancelled IOWA DIGS OUT OF WORST SNOW OF THIS WINTER Cold Wave Will Cany Temperatures to 20 Below Zero Iowa dug out from under the worst snow storm of the winter Saturday as skies cleared of clouds and tbe weather man forecast a cold wave that would carry temperatures to 20 degrees below zero in northeast Iowa Saturday night Snow ranging from a half inch to nine inches fell over the entire state late Friday and during the night Driven by a wind that gained a 35 mile an hour velocity in some sec tions it drifted badly halting al most all traffic on secondary roads Storm Is General The weather bureau this was probably the most general snow storm Iowa has experienced in re cent years Weve had heavier the weather man said but they usually were confined to two or three coun ties This storm missed very little territory and the snowfall averaged four to six inches The state highway commission threw its entire force of snow fight ers and all its equipment into the struggle to keep the main highways open and was successful reports indicated though traffic at many points was restricted to one way passage AH Traffic Restored Commission headquarters at Ames said that by nightfall main high way traffic would be restored with out interruption throughout most of the slate Spirit Lake reported the states low temperatures for Friday night 10 below zero Spencer was close behind with 9 below Sioux City also in the northwest section reported 6 below Other low temperatures throughout Iowa ranged from 2 above zero at Council Bluffs to 22 above at Davenport in the extreme east Mason City had 3 above Four Plows Busy Four plows were kept on the main highways out of Mason City all night by the highway commis sion to keep roads open for traffic while a northwest wind whipped a 3 inch fall of snow into large drifts Highways were apparently kept open in all directions from Mason City as bus traffic was maintained throughout the night A bus from the south due here at a m arrived at exactly an hour late Other buses were arriving nearer schedule Westbound trains were about a half hour late because of heavy snow in the eastern part of the state Snow Still Drifting County Engineer R E Robert son had all of the county snow shoveling equipment at work clear ing the rural highways The snow was still driftingat noon Saturday The 3 inch fall of snow raised the amount of snow on the level to 8 inches Some side roads in Cerro Gordo county were impassable Friday night Swaledale and Dougherty basketball teams were unable to conquer the drifts Friday night and Swaledales game with St Josephs and Doughertys contest with Holy Family were postponed Snowfall at Garner reached a lit tle more than 2 inches Snowplows were out Saturday in Hancock county as several of the roads were badly drifted by the high wind The westbound bus at Gar ner Friday night was 45 minutes late No School at Thornton At Thornton schools were dis missed at 2 oclock Friday afternoon because of the storm This action was taken when it was feared that the roads would blow full of snow and the buses carrying the school children might not be able to get through A P TA meeting at Thornton Friday night was post poned until more favorable weath er Sideroads in Chickasaw county were partly blocked Saturday The heavy snow and driving wind piled the snow several feet high in spots In Osage the snowfall measured 3 inches Roads were passable al though drifted considerably Heavy at Cedar Knpids Cedar Rapids reported the heavi est fall of now snow 9 inrhcs Clin ton came next with 8 inches Wa terloo Iowa City and Marshalltown measured 6 inches Council Bluffs Wilentz and Schwarzkopf Study Hoffman Statement Reports of Break Counsel for Bruno Are Denied lKtfi ly Tlir AMiirliilcd PrrsiO TRENTON N J Jan 18 Atty Gen David Wilentz and Col H Norman Schwarzkopf two Icad ng figures in the case conferred today at Perth Amboy to study the statement of Gov Harold G Hoff man defending his reprieve of Bruno riauptmann Close friends said that a decision was reached by them that no good purpose would be served by enter ng into any controversy with the governor on theories and points of view These source1 addnd that the two men felt that if and when any now evidence is presented that will be Lime enough for the prosecution to discuss the matter publicly IMalses No Comment The attorney general who pros ecuted Hauptmann and the head of the state police who was in charge of the gathering of evidence against Hauptmann made no comment but it was understood that they an alyzed the statement made by the governor 3cstcrday most thor oughly Reports of a break in the pris oners counsel met vigorous denial from C Lloyd Fisher chief of de fense counsel and Egbert Rose crans another defense attorney Fisher said he had not received a letter purportedly written by Mrs Anna Hauptmann the prisoner wife asking Rosccrans to leave the case Rosecrans also denied any knowledge of it Denies Belief in Guilt Reports have been published that Rosecrans has expressed a belief in Hauptmanns guilt and has pre dicted the prisoners eventual elec trocution Rosccrans has vigorously denied the reports I have no intention of asking Rosecrans to leave the case Fisher said He said he didnt make the statement and I believe he did not make it So thats the end of it so far as I am concerned Fisher said if any new evidence should be uncovered during the per iod of the reprieve the logical thing to do would be to present it to the court of pardons in an ap peal for clemency He said he did lot contemplate further action in he federal courts Talks to Roosevelt Governor Hoffman turned for a few hours today from investigation of the Lindbergh murder case to go to Newark and put before President Roosevelt some of New Jerseys re ief problems The president was to spendtwo nours in Newark to hear what var s state executives and federal emergency council executives had to say Governor Hoffman a repub lican and United States Senator A Harry Moore democrat who while governor offered a 525000 reward for the capture of the Lindbergh baby killerwere on the program as speakers Dr Condon and His Daughter Make Test of Panama Weather PANAMA CITY Panama Jan 18 John F Condon and his daughter here on a vacation tested the weather of this winter resort to day The Jafsie of the Lindbergh case said they would stay for sev eral days Well see whether the weather agrees with us Mrs Jlyra Hacker the daughter remarked If it is too hot we will go south Hoffmans Prober Webster City Boone and Charles City between 5 and 6 inches Davenport Fort Dodge and Cen tervillc all reported 1 inches or more of snow Many Roads Blocked Boone said the fall made S1 inches of snow there this week Most of this countys roads were blocked though highway 30 had been kept open Webster City re ported a 12 inch blanket of snow with county roads blocked but paved highways cleared sufficiently for travel Council Bluffs said 14 inches of snoiv had fallen there since Wed nesday Buses and trains both were somewhat behind schedule Te iveather bureau reported 1 15 inch blanket of snow at Charles City A foot of snow covered the ground at Des Moines Lieut Robert W Hicks noted Washington criminologist was personally hired by Gov Harold Hoffman of New Jersey to mnke investigation info 1h case of Bruno Hauplmanit Lindbergh baby slaver Central Press Photo Names of Those Who Failed to Register Submitted to Cummirigs WASHINGTON Jan IS Pi Secretary Hull announced today he had submitted to Attorney General Cummings for appropriate action the names of more than a score of munition manufacturing companies which have failed to register with the state department in compli ance with the neutrality act The names and the exact number of the firms involved were not made although Secretary Hull said at his press conference that there xvere 20 to 30 of them Mostly he said they are small companies although among them are one or two of some importance Under the neutrality statute all firms and individuals dealing in arms ammunition and implements of war were required to register with the state department not later than Nov 29 1935 On Dec 3 Secretary Hull as serted that some companies still had ailed to register and that he hoped t would not be necessary to take the action announced today Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 How long a reprieve did Gov ernor Hoffman grant Bruno Rich ard Hauptmann 2 Who announced his candi dacy for the democratic nomina tion for governor of Iowa 3 Whom did the supreme court decide should get impounded pro cessing taxes 4 What happened to Lincoln Ellsworth the past week 5 What county supervisor com plained about Ccrro Gordos share of WPA work 6 What famous theater man died 7 How many were killed in the crash of an air liner in Aikansas S Who pet a new transcontin ental flight record fl Who attacked the new deal farm program and presented one of his own 30 What innovation in makeup was tried by thn GlobeGazette ANSWKKS ON PAGE 2 BRY1 CHARGED WITH BETRAYAL OFCLARKIN1912 Wallace Opposes Giving AAA Taxes Back to Processors WASHINGTON Jan IS hurlyburly week drew toward its end today with the senate laboring overtime to get the bonus off its chest With harangues choked to a mini mum by agreement administration eaders hoped to pass this afternoon the hill to pay off some 000 in adjusted service certificates cashable baby bonds of J50 de lomination Senate debate on bonus payment ivas sharply limited in an effort to obtain passage before nightfall and leaders planned quick action also on legislation to revive federal pay ments to farmers under a soil con servation program Efforts to keep this country out of foreign wars vied for attention Secretary Hull disclosed lie had turned over to Attorney General umrnings for appropriate action the names of more than a score of munition makers failing to register in compliance with neutrality act Debate Wilson Charge Plunging into senate debate over a charge that Woodrow Wilson falsified the record of the World war Senator Clark D Mo lashed out today at William Jennings Bryan Wilsons secretary of state for having betrayed rny father Son of the late Champ Clark famous speaker of the house in days gone by the Missourian told a throng which Backed the galleries that he held no animteity toward the wartime president Any animosity he had he said was toward Bryan who betrayed jnv father at the Baltimore conven tion Joins Chairman Nye Clark who joined Chairman Nyc of the munitions committee in at tacking inconsistencies in pub lished records and secret documents of the Wilson administration de clared some efforts had been rnade to show he was activated by animus toward President Wilson who defeated my father at the Bal timore convention He referred to the democratic na tional convention in 1912 at which Champ Clark was defeated by Wil son for the nomination At that convention Clark harged Bryan violated instruc tions in handling an instructed del egation Wallace Speaks Out Secretary Wallace spoke out today against an additional gov ernment outlay of 31000000000 for AAA tax refunds At his first press conference since the supreme court killed the farm program and its processing levies he said he believed public opinion would not tolerate re funds to manufacturers Wallace argued the outlawed taxes were passed on to the public Congress at its last session decreed manufacturers could recover pay ments only if able to show they had not been passed on to farmers or consumers After night and day conferences administration forces finally had built out of the AAA wreckage the main outlines of a new farm pro gram It will aim to effectuate AAA principles of controlled and bal anced production The method will be to pay farm ers if they diversify crops to pre vent erosion improve soil fertility and keep production at levels the new deal considers desirable On Appropriation Bill The plan may be tacked on an ap propriation bill now speeding through congress The purpose is fast action so cotton planting soon to start in the southland can be guided accordingly The plan won the approval of the national agricultural composed of a big five of or ganized farm groups The National Grange suggested that all tariff receipts be impounded to pay the cost estimated at to S100000000 Canvass Is Started Senator Norris R Nebr and Senator Pope D Idaho started a canvass of congress to see what it thinks about curbing the courts power to knock out this plan or any other law If Senator Glass denunciation of Senator Nyc was the most dram atic of the weeks happening the supreme court dealt tha Biggest figures On Monday jaafc a week Sfter U toppled AAA jt sidled tttat 000000 in AAA processing lied up in litigation must go back to processors   

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