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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLH FIVE CENTS A COHI ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 30 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 149 Not Much of Real Probe New Dealers Inquire Into Emergency Setups AWAIT PARDONS COURT DECISION By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N G T O N CPA Presi dent Roosevelt and his lieuten ants appear to have diluted in vestigation of the new deals emer gency setups to such an extent that it is hard to sec how it can be much of a real The prospec tive inquiry was senate rially launched in a fashion to prom ise that it would be the genuine artcle Senator Joseph T Robinson the administrations leader in the upper house of congress succeeded however by parliamentary sleight oftand in getting a sufficient ma jority into the membership of the i macy college testified in the poison Helvering Says House Tax Plan Short of Needs N j GOVERNOR PHARMACYDEAN TAKES STAND IN HORTONS TRIAL Teeters Says Quinine as Well as Poison Found in Body BEDFORD W J Teet ers of the State University Phar Winners in Kite Flying Contest inquisitorial committee to insure thai it will be strongly pronew deal the president appointed his own committee consisting of Louis Brovnlow Prof Charles E Mer riarii of the University of Chicago and Prof Luther Gulick of Colum bia jnivcrsity to investigate too Probe Themselves Hi also askfid for the crration of a similar committee of representaj lives Finally he urged that the three i committees cooperate All this may sound like a great plenty Of investigating but it is murder trial of Floyd Horton Monday of find ing quinine along i with poison in the body of Hor ton s wife The educator returned to the stand as the pros ecution began rounding out the testimony on which it seeks to convict Horton of vi UUL 11 T noteworthy that the investigators w J placing poison m are new dealers investigating j quinine cold capsules his wife took the new deal shortly before her death in their Perhaps indeed it isnt quite ac stormblockaded farm home Feb 14 curate to describe Senator Harry The prosecution contends the al F Byrd head of the initial investi gatoiial body as a new dealer He has oeen legislatively hostile to many new deal policies but he i a finds lots of fault with his leader ship but supports it in time of need for al that And this is a time of need decidedly Byrns Is Regular leged substitution of poison for the quinine was made after preparation of the capsules by Mrs Anna Johnston Hortons buxom laramour and neighbor Quinine Taken First Teeters said under cross examina I ton by Defense Attorney James A i Lucas that the finding of quinine in certain internal organs and of FLOOD CONTROL BILLS DISPUTED AT Just before winter returned these boys flew their kites and won in a contest held at Roosevelt sta dium From left to right an Elmer Groh 1518 Pennsylvania avenue northeast who won second Donald Keckseen 312 Twentyfirst street southeast first and Richard Farrer 238 Fifteenth street southeast third all in the senior division George Yuthouse 309 Eighteenth street southeast first Carl Nettifee 216 Twentysecond southeast second and Allen Lotterbauer 403 Fourteenth southeast third in the junior division Judges were Vernkard Faught Shad Baker Lloyd Allen and Melvin Decker Twentytwo kites were in the contest sponsored Saturday by the Y M C A and Gildners Special mention was given also to Sylvan Tosel 504 First street northeast whose kite took out nine blocks of string Lock photo Hayenay engraving Josepj W Byrns Byrns is not an enthusiastic new dealer either but he is as regular and dependable as Senator Byrd not even an open faultfinder like the senator That any new deal investigating committee he chooses will be pro new deal is a safe bet Winter Hack in Iowa With Snow Cold DES MOINES and freezing temperatures were back in Iowa Monday for a return engage ment after an interlude of spring Additional snow was falling in sion served to Mr and Mrs several sections topping off Sim ton Frank Ladd her hired man I days fall About six inches already A representatives committee must jn th proved that quinine was taken be proved that qUj i lore the poison He said he would not attempt to say how long an interval existed between the taking cf the quinine and the poison An oyster stew supper Mrs John HIGHWAYS TAKE 7 MORE LIVES Iowas Auto Accident Toll for 1 936 Mounts to 79 Total By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Death continued its never endin ipv f f r i cum jjctuu uu cu jiicui tjwu i i IT0 W Miss Ruth Slagel school teach had covered the Spirit Lake area Patrol of Iowa a highways he past new 100 per cent Its nembership is very capable Lcuis Brownlow its chairman has been since long before the World war what now would be termed a i er and her father again figured in the testimon3when Ladd returned Stew Thrown Out Witnesses had said Mrs Horton A snow at other points ranged up ward from a trace at Keokuk Council Bluffs and Dubuque Below freezing temperatures pre war wnat now wouia oe lermea a mmw aiioH mith tho Tnn new dsaler Once he was a had hcr stcw bitter that u I 1 J new Once he a V southeast corner The sudden ington newspaperman He was commissioner of the District of Co1 bllnv advanced that salts had been under President Wilson sPllled in her bowl in More recently he has been a profesj the cupboard sional city manager and a good one On crass examination Ladd said Has Been New Dealer I tne stcw was served before the But he has been a new dealer if ucsts at the and there had been any such thing then that tncre had been no special as back into this centurys teens Ive of bowls known him that many years I saici he did not see Elta Mrs Similarly Professor Merriam tastc her week collecting seven more lives for a total of 79 this year Two men Charles D Wiegand 35 and William C Jones both of Mus catme were killed when the auto mobile in which they were riding Hitler Wins Approval of 99 Per Cent By LOUIS P LOCHNER Copyright 183H by The Associated BERLIN Germanys indorse ment of Adolf Hitlers remilitariza tion of the Rhineland mounted to 99 per cent Monday while Der Fuehrer turned to drafting of new proposals to the other Locarno powers which political sources intimated would astound the The nazi propaganda machine moving with speed and precision swung virtually the entire German sent the mercury down to a low of was struck by a train at a erade nation behind Hitler in Sundays 17 degrees above zero at Spirit j crossing near there io but tnat a brain truster three or four decades her ucsts Joked her because before imyone was so described Pro fessor Gulick is in the same class SOUP Elta saic but not entitled to such seniority as with this Professor Merriams lt he rot theres something can l eat The purpose of Chairman Byrds is different from Chair man Eownlows The Byrd outfit ostensible mis sion is to find evidence of waste politics and even graft in emergency expenditures Considering what en ormous sums have been spent so Tasted Like Salts Slagel he said first ad vanced the theory that Mrs Hor tons soup tasted like salts Horton he said joked about Ellas on the stand Ia5t cck shet P01 at o alkcdf that fast it is difficult to magine that H0ron eases cannot be found where money i gh J S P hasjbeer spent recklessly not to say j of murfer SuMy to a Lake It was 20 above at Sioux City while the state high was 60 above at Keokuk Forecasting snow in the east and south central portions the weather bureau here said the lionlike exit for March would be accompanied by continued cold Monday nights lower tempera tures in most of the state may be gin moving out of the extreme western section Tuesday however j The weather bureau predicted Monday nights minimum tempera tures would range from 10 abov in the northwest 14 in the northeast j 15 in the southwest and 24 in the southeast At Davenport Mrs Magdalena Kaffenberger 64 was run down by a coal truck R W Griffin 36 died when his automobile collided with another car near Sioux City Mrs Agnes Forbes 62 died at Colfax of injuries suffered when struck by an automobile March 21 Carlos Stiles 25 was killed near election nominally to select a new reichstag but actually to approve his violation of the Versailles treaty and Locarno pact Percentage Goes Up An official tabulatioon of the re turns still incomplete raised Hit cent of the votes cast the greatest High Court Rules Sugar Institute Has Violated AntiTrust Act WASHINGTON e d e r a 1 spending for flood control and at tendant power production took its place alongside taxes and relief Monday as a major issue of the present session of congress Public hearings on the new tax program opened smooth ly with Guy T Helvering the inter nal revenue commissioner declar ing the levies recommended by a house subcommittee would advance the principle of tax equity but not raise as much as President Roose velt wants Need Other Sources He said the additional revenues that would be obtained by revision of the present corporate tax struc ture would result in the removal of inequality discrimination and tax avoidance and will come mainly from members of the upper income groups of our With these suggestions and the general purport of the committees Helvering said I am in complete accor He added jowever that he thought the committee should con sider whether there were not addi tional sources of temporary revenue that can be provided for the next two or three years to bridge a gap between the committees rec ommendations and those of the president Six in Statement Even before the hearings started republicans began peppering the tentative program Six of the minority members of the house said it was not a tax bill at all Their joint statement declar ed the hearings were the democrats were merely em barked on a fishing expedition in search of a defensible revenue pro The six were Representatives ESL con of New York Michener of Michigan Guyer of Kansas Haari cock of New York Tobey of New Hampshire and Arends of Illinois Flood Control Dispute A senate committee session on the new flood control bill drafted by war department en gineers after the recent eastern dis aster was more controversial ON THE INSIDE MARSHAL PIETRO BADOGLIO Italian High Command Reports on Bomb Raid ON PAGE 2 owa Demos Ready to Pledge F R Strength ON PAGE 8 Duke Leads Men to Battle m Ethiopia ON PAGE 5 225 Pupils Moved for Garfield Remodeling ON PAGE 16 WAGES BATTLE TO SAVE BRUNO Wood Experts Evidence Attacked Scan Two HATTPXMANN AT A GLANCE By Associated Press Testimony of the federal for estry who traced the Lind bergh kidnap ladder to Bruno HauptrraiiD was taken Monday before the New Jersey court of pardons considering Hauptmanns second appeal for clemency After three hours deliberation the headea by Gov Harold G Hoffman sent out for lunch The repudiated confession of Paul H Wendel disbarred law yer to Ihe kidnaping and slaying of the Lindbergh baby also was before the court Erwin E Mar shall Mercer county prosecutor said he would do nothing about the Wendel case until the court of pardons had acted Court action against those responsible for railroading Wendel was promised by his at torney John Kafes Wendel still was held at Tren ton a murder charge but the county prosecutor said he was convinced there was nothing to warrant prosecution Wendell said he was tortured into confessing Gaston B Means imprisoned case hoaxer also con fessed he kidnaped and killed the baby Department of justice agents taid his statements were Mrs Hauptmann made ready for what might be her final visit to her husbands death cell lers percentage from to 99 per ator Robinson the democratic lead er urged consideration instead for Lineville when his car crashed into indorsement ever given in any plebI the flood control mea a truck At Creston Robert Blanhard 59 died after he was struck by an auto mobile Mason Citys low early Monday was 21 degrees after a high of 32 above Sunday An inch of snow iaad fallen To Give Up Farming If Elected iMayor Of the ballots 1 were marked clearly with a cross in the circle opposite the name sure passed by the house last sion and stopped in the senate by a filibuster He said the smaller bill probably would discriminate in of Hitler officials announced On favor of the east the remaining ballots the I Legislative rightofway was giv By DALE HARRISON Copjricht IMS by The Associated TRENTON N last ditch effort to save Bruno Richard Hauptmajin from execution Tuesday night for the Lindbergh baby mur der swunr into an attack before the court of pardons Monday on the testimony of one of the states ace J Koehler the wood expert The court after having been in session more than two hours called for that purt of the Flemington trial testimony concerned with Koehlers qualifications as an expert The action was seen as definite indication that Gov Harold G Hoff man was pressing his efforts to have the court act favorably on plea for plea the court once before refused to grant Hoffman Presses Plea It was Koehler a government em ploye who testified that wood in the residents of many urban areas ladder found at the kidnap scene were balloting Monday on the selecj the night of the crime came from tion of municipal officials the attic of Hauptmanns Bronx In nearly every instance a better i than normal vote was anticipated SEVERAL IOWA CITIES VOTING Des Momes Closes One of Most Spirited Political Drives m Years DES MOINES voters electors either wrote no or other wise made their votes In the German view the fact that there was no chance to vote in op position but only to take the nazi party list or leave it did not de BETTENDORF Gus j tract from tne overwhelming nazi en by the house rules committee to another proposal authorizing the This was particularly true in Des i Moines where political onlookers at the close of one of the most spirited reconstruction finance coloration in y ars rt questionably Has Different Job Miss Slagel who stayed at Mrs Johnstons home also recalled to The Brownlow committees avowed i the stand today in the review of job is to determine how effectively testimony presented earlier in the the new deals emergency setups trial told other details of the bitter can b inade permanent I soup incident It assumes that thev are merito rious The Byrd folk with the qualifica tion tha Chairman Byrd is not much in sympathy with them seek to assume the contrary If a balance of power is re Is it tie Brownlow committees I Just what the house of represent atives committee will be is probi lematic Quotes Mrs Johnston She quoted Mrs Johnston as say I ing after tasting Mrs Hortoris j soup H dont taste like All those present except Mrs Johnston had two servings of the id and none complained Flood Triplets Have Good Chance to Live Charge J With Murder in Shooting of His Daughter 18 ROCHESTER N 49 year old father was formally ac cused of first degree murder Mon day in the fatal shooting of his daughter a young ballet dancer and the serious wounding of her two NEW KENSINGTON The tiny Misses A B and who came into the world two months too soon because of the flood seem to have a good chance for life The triplets all blue eyed girls were born to 21 year old Mrs lona Hughes in a village 12 mileg away and Dr H M Welsh rushed them to the New Kensington hospital in a clothes basket i Sehmann up for reelection Mon day promised voters he would give up his truck farming in order to devote more time to serving as mayor He reserved his fruit bus iness from sacrifice to the mayor ship however band all were served in at the supper she Ms Officers to whom Mrs Johnston but Mis Hortons dish was made her confession and who took Hortons statement in which he de nied knowing anything about any poison also will be called by the different being white with a gold rl Attorney Daniel J escorts District Oilara preferred the murder charge against Jahn Butch Schenck af ter the death Sunday of his daugh ter Winifred 18 asthe climax of a family quarrel The escorts Nel vin Zeitvogel 21 and John Weh bring 20 were taken to hospitals in a serious condition she said expressed belief that salts had been spilled in Ellas while it was in the cupboard Dcan Teeters also testified about the ambalming fluid used in prepar ing Mrs Hortons body for burial to establish that the fluid could not have been the source of the poison found in the stomach Lapses ot Memory Mrs Johnston met attempts of Hortons attorneys to break down her testimony with lapses of mem ory in many instances or with flat denials to questions as to whether she did not fill the capsules with poison rather than Horton Prosecution attorneys said they will buttress her testimony with that of relatives of Mrs Horton who will testify Horton threatened his wife with a gun on the day she died Feb I show state Horton to Take Stand Defense Attorney James A Lucas said Horton will take the stand which should provide the next cli max of his trial Attorneys agreed the case prob ably will not be ready for submis sion until late this week to the jury of 11 men and one woman which must decide whether Horton depict ed by the state as a man unfaithful to hia paramour as well as his wife must hang serve life in ririson or go free Carefully has District Judge Ho mer A Fuller guarded the jury from outside influence Sunday he drove from his home In Mount Ayr FORECAST IOWA Cloudy snow in east and south central portions colder Monday night Tuesday fair not quite so cold in extreme west MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday cold er Monday night continued cold Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for j 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 32 Minimum in Night 21 At 8 A M Monday 22 Snowfall 1 Inch Precipitation 10 of an Inch Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 66 Minimum in Night 25 At 8 A M Sunday 29 Again North Iowa has learned that it doesnt pay to put ones trust in March weather Saturday after noon the mercury soared to sum mery heights Mondaj morning triumph Servant of Nation Der Fuehrer now felt informed sources said that whatever ne might demand from the other pow ers he would demand not as the dic tator but as the servant of Germans who commanded him not to yield one inch of German High Court Meets The issue was pushed to the fore yet again by a report to congress from the Tennessee vallsy author ity recommending six additional dam projects to cost Other developments Provisions of the Washington state law of 1933 imposing an oc cupation tax on radio were held unconstitutional by the choose fromM J Morgan headed 1 an economy ticket for mayor op HAUCK TAKEN ILL TRENTON N cutor Anthony M Hauck of Hunterdon county one of the men who prosecuted Bruno Rich ard Hauptmann was taken ill sud denly Monday in the conference room of the court of pardons where h was arguing against clemency for the convicted Lind bergh killer A physician was summoned territory nor one bit of German rights or federal government had Hitler it was believed would be diction more intransigeant than ever now in to preview a moving picture bethe ground was covered with snow fore allowing the jury to attend the j and the temperature was 10 de grees under the freezing mark his dealings with other nations There was no intimation however of the exact contents of his exten sive counterproposals to the Locar no powers promised for tomorrow in his preliminary reply March 24 to the London plan for a settle ment of the Rhineland issue supreme court The litigation involved conflict ing claims as to whether the state juris SHOP EARLY Violate Sherman Act Tn a ruling on one of the most important antitrust suits in recent years the supreme court held that certain practices of the Sugar In stitute violate the Sherman act barring restraint of competi tion Senator Couzens as serted governmental inconsis tency had left industries not know ing what the hell to His re mark was at a committee hearing on the Wheeler bill to eliminate the basing point price system used by j steel and some other industries EASTER Open Suit Arising From Death of Guest in Auto WEST UNION W L Eichendorf began hearing today a damage suit arising from the death of a guest in an auto mobile Mrs Ruby White widow of Glen White of Oelwein filed suit against Allen C Zell In the foreground of this election were E A Elliott and J H Allen mayoralty candidates Most of the cities voting Monday were selecting officials from park commissioner on up the political scale S Waterloo Tickets Waterloo closed its city campaign j tome estimony regarded aa with three separate tickets to this most damaging to be presented Against the prisoner Governor Hoffman had called the pardons court to consider Haupt manns clemency plea and was the most vigoious advocate of the con demned man before the court which he heads The governors interest in the Koehler testimony was shown sev eral days ago when he visited the Hauptmanii home in the Bronx and with a government wood expert studied the vital wood exhibits first hand Not From Attic The government wood tester ex pressed the opinion that the wood m the kidnap ladder did not come from Hauptmanns opin ion contrary to Koehlers testimony Koehlers qualifications as an ex pert were bitterly but unsuccess fully challenged at the Flemington trial last by the thenchief de fense counsel Edward Reilly The cour session was secret and while it struggled over her hus bands fate Mrs Anna Hauptmann went to the death house for what may be last sight of her hus jand alive She will not be allowed 0 see him Tuesday if the execution lour remauis unchanged 2 Other Besides attacking the testimony of the wooc expert Governor Hoff posed by Saner C Bell and Ralph B Slippy Dubuque had only to elect three members of the city council and two park commissioners but had six can didates for the aldermanic jobs Two tickets were presented one bearing the label of labor the other the banner of the good government Council Bluffs was expecting an unusually heavy vote featuring the mayoralty contests between Walter Jenkins republican member of the city council and William Guilfoyle democratic city clerk The former had the endorsement of many or ganized labor bodies Sioux City Votes Sioux City voted on W D Hayes incumbent and Ralph A Henderson to name its mayor Finance public safety streets and park superinten dents also were to be chosen Creston had three tickets in the field but only two were candidates for the mayoralty post They were William Duncan and Don Hoffman The latter headed a boosters ticket Old line parties were in the thick of the ballot battle at Clinton with William J Greene the democratic aspirant and R N Howes the the i republican candidate for the office j man had other information with of mayor which he hoped to break down thl   

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