Mason City Globe Gazette, January 24, 1936

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1936, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 24 1936 HAVNER SCORES RAWLINGS MOVE Declares OConnor Directec Verdict Not Proof of His Innocence DES MOINES Jan 24 M Havner former Woodbury coun ty special prosecutor asserted today that Woodbury County Attorne Maurice Rawlings had Agreed only to dismiss the gambling conspirac caae againstAtty Gen Edward L OConnor but instead by yester days action had barred OConnors prosecution anywhere in the state Rawlings yesterday moved for directed verdict of acquittal which was granted after a jury had been impaneled for the attorney gen erals second trial The first ended in a hung jury Has More Evidence The county attorney of Wood burycounty had been advised thai additional evidence had been ob tained and had agreed that all he would do would be to dismiss the OConnor case Havner said A dismissal without impaneling a jury would not have prejudiced a prosecution of OConnor in any other county of the state for the crime with which ite was charged in the indictment The former special prosecutor said he would not be a party to such a method of disposing of the case and regretted that any other prosecutor would lend himself to such a practice In Another County New evidence he said has been discovered in a county other than Woofibury since the first trial ant greatly added to the strength of the states case He asserted that a directed ver dict under such circumstances as the same was obtained is no prool of the defendants innocence and is certainly a violation of the rights of the prosecution AFFIDAVIT SAYS GAGEN GOT PROTECTION MONET CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 23 The Cedar Rapids Gazette in a sign ed story by Verne Marshall editor declared Thursday that Zon Atwood of Waterloo has made an affidavit in which he says Joe Gagen of Des Molnes alleged gobetween for the slot machine syndicate in Iowa so licited and collected protection mon ey from the F and A Novelty com pany of Waterloo to safeguard its machines from raids and seizures Atwood was a partner with Cor liss Fouts in the F and A company and declares in his affidavit that payments from the company through Fouls to Gagen began ehortly afterthefirst of the year Tr V 4 Machine The affivadit says that Gagen told Atwood and Fouts that for l a week a machine he would guaran tee protection to them from inter ference by state agents in operation of slot machines Atwood said the F and A Novelty company had between 40 and 50 slot machines in operation in Iowa in 1933 The affidavit also declares that in 1933 Atwood received a telephone call from Gagen then in Dubuque informing him that machines then operated at Postville were to be knocked off the next day and that Atwood should see to it that the operators were notified Awood says he so notified tie operators but that two machines were seized Obtained by Havner The affidavit waa obtained by H M Havner former special prosecu tor of the graft cases in Wood in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Senate In recess Agriculture sub committee considers AAA re placement Foreign relations committee works on neutrality bill House Meets at noon to continue work on deficiency appropriation bill Foreign affairs committee in executive session on neutrality law Postoffice committee in ex ecutive session on plane safety legislation THURSDAY Senate Debated Panama canal toll bill ind heard Senator Schwellenbach DWash attack American Lib erty league Agricullure commit tee split over AAA replacement House Continued consideration of de ficiency bill Agriculture commit tee further discussed farm bill bury county and the original or copy of it was to be given to th Black Hawk county attorney Atwood testified in the trial a Sioux City of Attorney General Ed ward L OConnor that he accom panied Joe Gagen to a telegraph of fice in Waterloo when Gagen said h was sending 100 by wire to OCon ITALY REPORTS WAR SUCCESSES Claims Sanctionist Power Are Threatening Peace of Europe BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rome spoke out Friday in bitte warning against Mediterranean s curity arrangements a m o n g s sanctionist powers while he armies claimed aggressive successe on both northern and southern Afri can fronts H Duce prepared for Geneva dis tribution to the sanctionist nation a warning that Great Britains ac tion in arranging Mediterranea mutual assistance agreements wit our other powers constituted danger for European peace an Jiat it was outside the league o nations covenant Complete Victory Marshal Pietro Badoglio Mus solinis high commander in Africa reported complete victory for th talians at the end of a three day lattle in the southern Tembien mountains Down in the arid Ogaden Genera Rudolf o Graziani mounted tin mod emfashion on a th head of his on wheels col mn into Weghelli capital of Galla Borana to climax a six day drive which the southern army plowed traight through the heart of Ras emtus Ethiopians and seized al le water holes within 250 miles of Dolo Undefeated in South These reports of Italian success ollowed upon Ethiopian claims tha thousands of Italians had been illed in the Tembien battle and hat Ras Desta soninlaw of Em eror Haile Selassie was yet unde eated in the south In London it was learned the ague of nations technical commit ee which meets next week to con ider oil sanctions against Italy wil Delude representatives of Grea Britain France Belgium Norway weden and seven or eight oilpro ucing nations Records Prove f v INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS economical Showing 2lbn Nowadays business men focus their attention on trucks that keep haulage costs down They want trucks that last Every working part of these qual ity Internationals is designed to take all the punishment capacity loads can give it Normal wear is at a minimum When repairs and replacements are necessary we are right here to give you service with factorystandard methods and factorystandard parts Low priced and long lasting Fit an International to your job and compare its performance and low costs with any other on ibe market and the results will surprise you Cail us today and arrange for a demonstration of the mode that exactly fills your needs cttnibiJjoft on Sfa ihql prestige cihd slrfefigftH conclustiie Wf syreiilo BODY OF GEORGE RESTS IN STATE First of Million Sorrowin Pilgrims Pass Late Kings Bier By BVRDETTE JOHNS CoffitfM 1930 by The AiMelattil LONDON Jan first o 1000000 sorrowing pilgrims file today past the bier of the late Kin George black catafalque ap preached on purple carpeted step in the ancient palace of Westmin ster There the new King Edward Yin and the bereaved royal family le their leige for four days of publi homage before the final services an burial next Tuesday at Windsor As Big Ben boomed 8 a m 2 a m the nations pilgrimag began March Four Abreast When the famous clock strikes 1 p m Monday authorities said least 1000000 of the dead sover eigns women an children have joined i this last act of tribute A queue more than a mile Ion swelled outside the hall by noon to day as the first of the ranks fou abreast marched into the great hal and past the coffin Seven women among the first t enter collapsed and were treated a a nearby hospital after passin through the chamber Gather Before Midnight Long before last midnight crowd gathered in the streets about th medieval Westminster hall sacrifi ing their sleep and braving a mist rain to be among the first to pa tribute to their late king Huddled in mufflers and heavj overcoats they leaned throughou the night against the grey stones o the palace which also houses par liament When a rain washed dawn brok over the rooftops of London th queue stretched nearly a mile Through the great south window of Westminster hall the crowd could see the glow cast by the flick ering candles where the dead mon arch lay alone with his guards Forms Island of Light The flagdraped catafalque bear ing the royal coffin formed an is land of light amid the shadow spaces of the ancient hall which th late king once called the heart o our mighty empire He spoke those words on May when he received the congratula tions of parliament on his silver last time he was this spot alive The ageold rafters looked dowr once more on the glory of medieva uniforms as a bodyguard kept vigi through the long watches of the night One of Yeoman Collapses At each of the four corners of ie catafajque stood a lifeguard its head bowed A little deeper in he gloom stood four yeomen One of the yeomen of the guard exhausted by the ordeal collapsed and was carried from the hall Without a word another took his place When the great crowd of pilgrims at last surged into the building it was shepherded through wooden Carriers in line four abreast along 30th sides of the coffin 15000 an Hour Rich and poor young and old they flowed by throughout the day at an estimated rate of 15000 per sons an hour Many countryfolk bewildered by the whirling traffic of metropolitan jondon joined the throng I wanted to make certain of seeing my king once more saic one old man who had traveled all night SOME CONTRASTS IN HOT AND COLD OVER NATION ARE LISTED CHICAGO Jan 24 an ticipation of warmer weather pre icted for most sections today onsider the following contrasts egistered yesterday COLD SPOTS nternational Falls Minn56 Varroad Minn52 edar Rapids Iowa 30 Porte Ind25 ladison Wis 24 ubuque Iowa 22 hicago 17 HOT SPOTS os Angeles 77 iami 65 olorado Springs 56 elena Mont43 Ceatons Divorced Wife Marries Again International Harvester Co 26 Sixth Street S E Phone 20 INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS SAN DIEGO Ca Jan 24 rs Mae Keaton divorced wife of omedian Buster Keaton and Sam filler Hollywood publicist were oneymooning today across the Mexican border Married yesterday at Tia Juana they planned to stay several weeks at Ensenada on the lower California coast Eldora Inmate Who Escaped Is Hunted IOWA CITY Jan 24 sought Edgar McKinney 16 Ottum wa an inmate of the Eldora train ing school for boys who escaped after being brought to the Univer sity of Iowa hospital for eye treat ment Police said the youth escaped in a car owned by Elsie Blocker of Iowa City In Accident Killing A hunting expedition for S Clay Williams above tobacco company executive and former chairman the NRA turned into a tragedy Klien a shotgun in his hands was accidentally discharged fatally wounding William A Law of Philadelphia life insurance com pany president and former head of the American Bankers associa tion The accidental shooting oc curred near Greensboro N Car RELIEF LOAD IS NEAR 35 PEAK Officials Are Puzzled B Figures Despite Gains in Business By GEORGE JOLtS Iowa Dally Press Bureau DES MOINES Jan State and federal officials today were puzzling over figures which revealec Iowas relief load near last year peak despite substantial business Jains The alltime relief peak was ouched in January 1935 when more than 57000 cases were aided in the 99 counties of the state This month despite a business gain estimated from 15 to 20 per ent in the Christmas quarter over he same period a year before a re ief load near the record top is being recorded Following are the figures on the number of persons being aid ed or employed by the principal gov ernmental agencies Works Progress Adminis tration Jan 3 24000 lelief Dec final 38457 highway commission projects est 4000 Total 66457 Existence of some duplication be ween Works Progress administra ion and relief figures was pointed out by relief officials Many of those on WPA payrolls had not been at work long enough to get paychecks and therefore were counted on relief oils also they said The WPA peak is expected to be reached in February when it is hoped that nearly 40000 men will be at work Ordinarily a corresponding reduction in the relief load would be noted because all WPA workmen are obtained from relief rolls Esti mates for February turned in to owa emergency relief headquarters f the state however show little ex pectation of a cut in the case load relief officials say In some instan es in fact counties are asking onds to support a greater number f families than were aided in Jan uary they report Meanwhile the state board of as sessment and review has compiled sales tax figures on a sample lot of 500 returns from every county in he state on business in the Christ as quarter The sample which con tituted about 5 per cent of the total eturns to be received for the three onths ending Dec 31 1935 reg stered a business gain of 177 per ent over the same period for the ame merchants the year before ESCAPE FROM BURNING HOME arm Family Near Osage Is Awakened By Crackling of Flames OSAGE Jan 24 4 oclock Thursday morning by rackling flames Mr and Mrs W andt and small child escaped from heir burning farm home 4 miles luth of here The mercury at the time regis red 27 degrees below zero The Handts were able to don some othing but suffered slightly in aking their way to a neighbors r shelter and help The place was estroyed by the time other neigh ors arrived The house was insured SARRAUT FORMS FRENCH CABINET New Premier Heads 101st Government of Third Republic PARIS Jan 24 Al bert Sarraut was successful today in his attempt to form a new cabi net for 101st govern ment of the third republic Sarraut who already has served his country as premier is a veteran of the radicalsocialist party The cabinet he has formed is a transition body to keep the govern ment running until the parliament ary elections which will be held in April or May In the list of nominees he submit ter to President LeBrun it was in dicated that Sarraut intended to take over the ministry of the inter ior himself together win the pre miership New Cabinet List It was officially announced thai the new cabinet is as follows Pre mier and minister of the interior Albert Sarraut minister of state without portfolio Joseph PaulBon cour agriculture Paul Thellier merchant marine Louis de Chappe delaine foreign affairs Pierre Etienne Flandin finance Marce Regnier commerce Georges Bonnet public works Camille Chautemps navy Francois Pietri communica tions Georges Mandel air Marce Deat war Gen Louis Felix Maur in labor Ludovic Oscar Frossard education Henri Guernut colonies Jacques Stern justice Yvon Bel bos pensions Rene Besse and health Louis Nicolle The following undersecretaries were named For the premier Jean Zay for in terior Andre Bcauguitte for public works Pierre Maze for justice Maxence Bible and for technical ed ucation Pierre Julien Francois Pietri Georges Mande and M LaurentEynac would re main in the cabinet representing the center On the leftist side would be PierreEtienne Flandin as foreign minister and Joseph PaulBoncour minister of war while Georges Per not and Louis Jacquinot would rep resent the republican center Last Major Obstacle The last major obstacle still con fronting Senator Sarraut when he resumedhis political talks today af ter a night of conferences was fill ing the ministry of justice which Deputy Pernot had not yet accepted definitely Informed sources said that if Per not refused the post complications might arise to prevent Sarrauts formation of a cabinet Former Premier Laval and four other leaders had declined invita tions by PresidentLeBrun to at empt to form a government after he Lavalministry resigned Wed nesday amid radical socialist crit cism of Lavals foreign policy Flandin Foreign Minister The most important change1 from the old cabinet was the choice of Flandin as head of the foreign of fice to replace Pierre Laval former jremier and foreign minister whose policies including the cautious Teatment of Italy over the Ethio pian war caused the fall of his gov ernment early this week The cabinet is slightly more leftist han that of Lavals It comprises the same number of radicals but with three unionsocialists Lavals antidevaluation policy 13 expected to be continued although only six of his ministers remain Russia Charges Nippon With Preparing for Military Operations By JOHN LLOYD Associated PJess Foreign Staff MOSCOW Jan 24 Rus ian war commissariat organ the Red Star today accused Japan of Teparing for military operations Ann Cooper Hewitt Given Compliment by Judge Hearing Case SAN FRANCISCO Jan 24 A judge who complimented Ann Cooper Hewitt on her bearing as a witness pondered today whether to issue criminal complaints against her mother and two doctors accused by the 21 year old heiress of duping her into a sterilization operation She testified she thought it was an appendectomy Asked if she would have consent ed to be sterilized had she been con sulted she retorted Most certainly not The girl rated at 11 years mental ly by a psychiatrist testified for al most an nour concerning the opera tion in 1934 the basis of her 000 damage suit agaiost her mother Mrs Maryon Hewitt McCarter the psychiatrist Mrs Mary Scally the diagnostician Dr Tilton E Tillman and the surgeon Dr Samuel G Boyd At the close of the hearing Muni cipal Judge Sylvan J Lazarus told Miss Hewitt You are a wonderful witness It isnt often we have people here who testify as clearly and intelligently as you have RAPS AMERICAN LIBERTY LEAGUE Senator Claims duPont and Raskob Try to Defraud Government WASHINGTON Jan 24 Assailing the American Liberty league Senator Schwellenbach D Wash in the senate yesterday charged that Pierre du Pont and John J Raskob leading members of the organization had sought to de fraud the government on income tax matters Treasury claims against the two were disclosed recently in actions filed with the board of tax appeals Raskob in a statement issued shortly thereafter contended stock transactions mentioned in the treas ury claim were legal Schwellenbach snouted that the treasury claims first were lodged on Dec 8 1932 not during the Roose velt administration Then he said I contend the rec ord shows an effort to defraud and an effort to ignore the claims NEGRO EXECUTED IN GAS CHAMBER First Victim of New Form of Capital Punishment in North Carolina RALEIGH N Car Jan 24 A stocky youngNegro protested lis innocence today before walking into North Carolinas new lethal jas execution chamber to become its first human victim The youth Allen Foster 20 was convicted of criminally attacking a white woman a few months ago It was 11 minutes after the elec trical apparatus operating the gas jenerating equipment was tripped Defore physicians pronounced Foster dead Whether the chamber with its tiydrocyannic gas provides a pain less death was doubted today by Warden H H Honeycutt Two dogs which were killed in it during a test let out loud yelps before they died Medical authorities however said the dogs barked from fright Mother 3 Children and Maid Die When Fire Sweeps Home ST JOHNS N F Jan 24 A mother three children and a maid died today as fire of undetermined origin swept through their home here All were asleep on the second Cougill to Speak on Teacher Retiremenl Supt J R Cougill Chariton wil speak over WOI Saturday morning at 10 oclock on the social signifi cance of a scientific plan of teach er retirement James Rae president of the Iowa State Teachers associa tion announced Friday Mr Rae pointed out that one of the most im portant matters that will be brought up at the next session of the legisla ture is the question of a sane anc sensible plan of ou age retirement for teachers FR SMILES OFF SILVER RUMORS Remarks He Hasnt Heard of Reported Revaluation Move of U S WASHINGTON Jan 24 President Roosevelt smiled off New York rumors of silver revaluation today with the remark to reporters that hehad never heard of the pur ported move by the government Asked about persistent rumors of a new monetary possibly gold the govern ment the president smiled again and repeated his tip to newsmen to keep out of the market He first offered this tip when told that stock prices were increasing in the market on the basis of rumors of silver revaluation which would jump the coinage value of the metal above the present 5129 an ounce He described the report as anoth er one of those things Questioned at his press conference about a rumor of the establishment of a free gold market he smiled again and agreed that the word free gold sounded good But Mr Roose velt offered no further comment He was asked if there were any impending moves in international currency stabilization The president replied that he did not think any conversations were going on along that line just now First Fog Horn In History SAINT JOHN N B steel engraving of the worlds first og horn erected on Partridge Is and near here in 1855 has been found among a bunch of old papers here Thieves Ready With Key TOLEDO stole a key from Steve Jancoff while he vas attending a party A short ime later they entered his home and stole more than worth of money and property Hare Gray Wolf Shot NEW LONDON Ohio arge gray wolf a rare animal in northern Ohio was shot by Robert Landes a farm boy after a prroup of farmers had failed to find the animal Historic Cigar Smoked LODI Cal Williama of this city claims to be the smoker if the first cigar that ever flew the Pacific It was sent him by a hilippine friend via the Philippine Hipper Future wars will be less dread ui in one respect The army now las machines to peel Ashville N Car CitizenTimes REPRIEVE GIVEN TO UTAH SLAYER Delbert Green Sentenced 4 Times to Be Executed by Firing Squad SALT LAKE CITY Jan 24 UP Henry H Blood late yester day granted a reprieve for Delbert Green under sentence to be execut ed by a firing squad this morning The reprieve is effective until the next meeting of the pardon board which has before it a peti tion by Green for commutation of his sentence The next regular meeting of the board is Feb 15 Green was twice convicted of the murder of his uncle James Green and four times sentenced to be shot VE Fuller 51 Dies at Muscatine MUSCATINE Jan 24 E Fuller 51 identified with the clothing business in Muscatine for many years died suddenly at his home here Thursday night A heart attack was blamed for his death KIRCHMAN FREED IN FATAL MISHAP directed Verdict Motion Is Sustained by Judge m West Union WEST UNION Jan W L Eichendorf Thursday after noon sustained the defendants mo ion for a directed verdict of acquit al in the trial of Harold Kirchman of Sumner for manslaughter grow ng out of the death Sept 14 of Dale Walsh of Clear Lake in an aut wnobile collision Big Bottle To honestly prort the creat value of OLD MOHAWK INDIAN TONIO lor rellevinc stom ach kidney and liver BO will cell until fur ther notice the recular bottlo 13 ounces lor 48 cents upon presen tation 01 this ad Limited 3 to a cus tomer Ws also guarantee that tha medicine is worth at least ten times what you pay for It Within 12 hours Old Mohawk Indian T o n 1 o prill drive poisons from your system as black al any ink that ever came from bottle It causes a more natural i actionthan any other medicine we know of It is a cood treatment lor rheumatic y and neuritis pains In arms neck hips and legs glvlns speedy relief person needs a thorough cleaning out of their system 4 or 5 times a year This makes you less liable to rheumatism appendicitis and other dan gerous diseases Even one dose will help a sicfc stomach sss and bloating Mailed nywhere Send ISo for ORD HOPKINS DRUG STORE gainst the soviet union through the i of firemen to enter ncirclement of outer Mongolia building were frustrated by The newspaper said that the Jap anese by making inner Mongolia a Japanese colony commanded tie principal approaches to outer Mongolia This movement said the Red tar would put Japanese troops in position to attempt cutting off Russias far eastern army It quoted Prime Minister Gendun f outer Mongolia as reporting to he great khuralu or Mongolian eoples congress The Japanese have approached lose to our frontiers and are pre aring for war against the Mon olia peoples republic and the oviet union Some parts of the IranSiberian ailway the allimportant connect between western Russia and far eastern military centers of he soviet union are only 100 miles rom the outer Mongolian border ieywood Patterson of Scottsboro Case Gets 75 Year Term DECATUR Ala Jan 24 eywood Patterson Negro defciul nt in the Scottboro case was convicted and sentenced to 75 years in the penitentiary by a Morgan countyjury yesterday Vlan Who Threatened President Roosevelt Under Observation NEW YORK Jan 24 tin Phelps Palmer Park avenue re tired engineer who wrote threat ening letters to President Roosevelt was sent to Bcllevue hospital for observation today on motion of J Howard Carter chief assistant United States attorney Sentence under his plea of guilty was defer red to Jan SO 5 flames and smoke The dead were Mrs Anthony Noah and her three children David 6 Robert 4 and Angela 3 and Fifield Sheppard the maid Waterfront Held Up by One Man Strike BOSTON Jan 24 Jim Kel leys one man strike is holdingup the works along Bostons water front Jim operates a crane uscrt to load scrap iron and steel and craneraen being scarce his sudden walkout yesterday not only delayed the sail ing of the British freighter Bos combe Chine but threw between 40 and 50 longshoremen out of work Roosevelt Asked to Intervene in West Coast Labor Dispute SAN FRANCISCO Jan 24 President Roosevelt was called upon today by Harry Bridges militant labor leader to intervene in what he termed a coastwide lockout and prevent a struggle which will in evitably achieve the proportions of civil war Bridges president of the local council of the maritime federation of the Pacific asserted shipping in terests would issue a closing order some time today tomorrow or Monday We Couldnt Do Any thing About the Extreme COLD WEATHER But We Are Continuing Every One of the Supreme Saving Values of Our Great EXPANSION SALE Save Like You Never Have Before But Do It Now Stocks in Every Line Are Com plete as Advertised in Our Full Page Last Tuesday 105 North Federal Ave SEE OUR WINDOWS ;

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