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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1936, Mason City, Iowa 1 J f L v MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE SEPTEMBER 11 1936 of an electric light line Urges Higher Accounting Urging a higher form of ac tounting of natural resources siccount social mere assump establish In its social balance sheet a capital account for its energy assets and were to charge against that ac count the water it permits to go unused as well as the coal and oil that are usedor the petroleum industry were charged with the gas it permits to go to quan ity that is enormous in the United States then perhaps all citizens would perceive that public policy and private conduct in respectto natural resources should be quite different from what they now are Speaks of Trip Lively crowds greeted the presi dent Thursday night at the North Carolina cities of Salisbury High point and Greensboro brief rear platform appear ances he spoke of the wonderful two days he had spent in the south trip that carried him by motor through the Great Smoky moun tains national park prior to his green pastures address atChar lotte To his drenched audience there he spoke of a definite upturn in business of better conditions on the farm and in factories and homes of local governments and business firms being back in the black and of low interest rates pre vailing on borrowings AAA HRA Applauded All of this he asserted with rain drops still dripping from his brow had been attained without endan liberties or in vading the inherent rights of the sovereign states He did not refer to the supreme court by name but he drew ap plause as he spoke highly of the NRA and AAA and added It was obvious of course be cause of the economic unity of the entire country that no group of in dividuals and no individual states could by themselves take the ac tion necessary to restore the pur chasing power of the nation Only ths federal governmen could accomplish that he empha sized EXTRADITION OF 2 MEN SOUGHT Dubuque Authorities Make Minor Corrections m Application v DUBUQUE here Friday expected to make minor cor Ui an application for the of Arthur R von Keller VSSilvand Lawrence Timen of New York y and return it to Gov Clyde L to be forwarded to New Governor Herring who rccewec application late Thursday askec that the correction be made He said he would sign it immediately when the form was in order Meanwhile officials learned thai the two men who are charged with attempting to extort from the Klauer Manufacturing company of Dubuque after promising to ob tain for the company a New York City equipment contract arebeing held unde bond Russel Forbes commissioner o purchase at New York said the two men have been hounding me for months in an attempt to obtain fire apparatus and other contracts Forbes said he would have nothing to do with them The opening of bids for New York City snow removal equipment con tract which the Klauer company sought was Friday Italy to Take Part in League Again If Ethiopia Is Forgotten ROME will resume co laboration in league of nations af fairs provided the Ethiopian issu is not raised to embarrass her in formed sources reported Friday The agreement was reachec these sources declared during con ferences between Premier Mussolin and Joseph A C Avenol secretary V general of the league War Correspondent Tells Story of 2 Most Famous Woman Spies in History EDITORS NOTE Today De xtti MacKcnzie tells you the dra matic story of Mile Docteur and Mata Hari two of the greatest vomen spies in history You have read the two preceding exciting stores in Ihis series Watch for ther stories by this famous war correspondent and reporter on in ternational affairs appearing from ime to time in the GlobeGa zette By DEWITT MacKENZIE NEW YORK names and supreme in the history of omen spies in the World ones which read so much like yel w hacked fiction that they are ellnigh unbelievable Both were gents in the highly developed and aborate secret service of Germany They are Madamoiselle Docteur nd Mata Docteur he blond demon who wasfeared y many nations Mata dancer a courtesan whoso ensual beauty robbed men of rea on and placed in her lovely hands he hearts and secrets of person ges including even royalty Mile Docteur as she was called y the French secret service German Anne Marie Lesser aughter of a widely known Berlin rt dealer and an Italian born other Killed Without Quiver The girl was about 20 when the var broke striking blond vith a mind which worked with uch cold and remorseless precision hat she could kill without a quiver n carrying out her duties Lesser was only 17 when he discovered by accident her ex reme talents for secretservice vork While on a visit to St Peters urgwith her father she became ac quainted with a German officer who old her he was trying to get pos lession of the plans of a new Rus iian gun The papers were in the hands of a Russian general with whom Annes father was doing business laving access to the generals bouse the girl got hold of the drawings and copied them perfect y without discovery Thrilled With Work So great was the thrill she gol rom this spying that she decided o make espionage her profession She was coached by German offi iers and secret service operatives Her unusual intelligence and her knowledge of foreign languages vere a great asset She progressed o well that she was made director f spy training When the war iroke out she wan put m charge ol he spy organizations v ii Trance Belgium and England Mile Docteur made numerous trips to Britain and France and be iame such a menace that she was lagerlysought by the secret service if both countries Many times she larely escaped capture Arres vould have meant the firing squad Shoots Guard Dead During the trip to Paris she re ceived valuable documents which she decided to take to Berlinher self via Switzerland although th Trench were seeking her every vhere When she arrived at the xirder she was stopped by a guarc She shot him dead with her pistol The next day when she appeared over the line in Switzerland another guard was found dead Mile Docteur was ruthless in her lealings with those who worked for ler and they feared her As illus tration her punishment of a young Belgian secret service man is cited 3e had outsmarted hat rarely happened to the blond had so inspired her confidence that she had actually taken him Into her employ Slain lor Betrayal Hemade the mistake of betray ing one of her spies on the strength of information possessed only by Mile Docteur and himself No one ever had to add up two and two for her She called the young man into her office took a pistol from her desk and killed him Alter the war Mile Docteur dropped from sight The last heard of her by the public she was living In seclusion in Switzerland She came into a large fortune rom her parents which was taken a evidence that her spy work was ot done for monetary gain but be ause she loved the adyenturouslife and intrigue niataHari Different Mata Hari was an entirely dif erent type She was possessed of sinuous grace which made her a avorite dancer in the music halls f Europe Artists raved about the beauty of r figure especially her arms and houlders AH oriental cast of feat ures and a slight duskiness of skin added to her fascination She was supremely clever Princes statesmen diplomats and ither personages vied with one an ther for her favors She smiled upon them all and me by one she wrung from them the secrets which would be useful to 3ermany When finally she came to he end of her crimson life not even she could have given a close juesa as to the total number of her overs Claimed to Be Hindu Mata Hari claimed to be a Hindu She said she had been reared as a sacred dancer in a temple of the God Siva In India and by the time she waa 13 she already was swirling ber glim figure before the image of the great diety But along came a handsome Brit ish officer and earned her off to marriage Ultimately she arrived in Europe The Red Dancer actually estab lished herself as a sort of high priestess oC a Siva cult which prac ticed all sorts of license It was easy to believe Mata Haria story for she had a hypnotic persua siveness and she possessed an orien tal appearance Actually however she was Dutch and born in Holland There is no re cord other ever having been in the far east Born In 1876 11 Coming to Mason City HOTEL CERRO GORDO Tuesday September 15 FROM 8A M to 5 P M And Monday Evening September14 8 P BI to 9 P M RETURN JIVEIIV 28 DAYS Dr J F Shallenberger M D Theregular and reliable Chicago Specialist 1 will make my regular visit on the above date and will be glad to see those afflicted with rectal 1 or chronic trouble Anyone ailing Is welcome to come in for freo exam ination I treat diseases of the Stomach and Bowels Liver and Gall Bladder troubles Pilesand other rectal diseases Nervous diseases diseases of Heart Skin diseases Kidney Bladder and Prostatlc troubles Ca tarrh Catarrhar deafness Asthma Bronchitis Rheumatism of the joints and muscles Neuralgia Sick headaches High Blood Pressure Goiter Diabetes Constipation Varicose Veins andLeg Ulcers Female disorders Hydrocele Epilepsy and other chronic diseases Trusses and abdominal supports fitted and rupture treated Remember 1 have had 28 yeara of successfulexperience treating thla class of diseases and have successfully treated thousands ofpa of them avoiding operations through my treatment and If you call and afteran examination you desire treatment the cost will be reasonable I have facilities to giva you high class sclen title service If you are ailing and wlil come In onthe above date It will be a pleasure for me to examine you and advise you accordingly Address to DR J F SHALLENBERGER Itt D 1514 E 5Snl St Chicago lllinol Mata Hari was born in 1876 and was already in the German secret service with headquarters in Berlin before the World war Both France and Britain had spot ted her as a spy but it was long af ter the war started before they se cured enough evidence for action against her When at home she lived like a princess in a palatial residence where she entertained lavishly the men who could serve her Some times they were foreigners whose secrets she sought sometimes they were Germans whomshe twisted to her will and sent out to their deaths as spies Shetraveled a great deal too and all the i capitals knew her forshe continued the professional dancing which riot only brought her the ad ulation she loved but was a useful Wind for her work as spy Worked in Franco After the war broke out Mata Hari devoted much of her time to espionage in France The French authorities watched her closely but she covered her trail so well that they could not arrest her for she had powerful friends among tie ad miringFrenchmen She finally overreached herself in her crowning audacity when she actually applied for work In the French secret service and was ac cpted She gave the French some useful iformation with the knowledge f her superiors in but her ca purposeof course was to bp n a position where she could better erve the fatherland The French were not fooled and aving her under close observation they finally managed to intercept ome of her secret messages to Berlin Then came court martial and sen ence of death Executed Near Paris They executed Mata Hari near 3aris Prominent men who had loved ier stood weeping among the sev rai thousand spectators at this last act of great human drama True to her penchant for the the atrical and exhibiting the bravery which had carried her through so many dangers the red dancer re used to have her eyes bandaged when she faced the firing squad She stood smiling across the greensward toward her friends As the order was given to fire she ciaaed her hand to them GMAN TALKS TO POLICE CHIEFS Newman Address Deals With Law Enforcement as a Profession Speaking on Law Enforcement as a Profession Jay C Newman special agent in charge of the Fed eral Bureau of Investigation United States Department of Justice St Louis Mo climaxed the twenty eighth annual state convention of the Iowa Association of Chiefs of Police at the Hotel Hanford Thurs day afternoon Mr Newman who acted as per sonal representative of J Edgar Hoover director of the Federal Bu reau of Investigation divided his talk on the woni of the GMen into three parts identification training and cooperation The identification problem has been one of great concern down through the ages said Mr New man Early in the eighteenth cen tury the best organized police de partments in Europe employed offi cers with good visual memories who attempted to record mentally the faces of criminals and the crimes connected with those individuals Wouldnt Work Out A system of this kind would hardly work out in this country to day Fortunately the scienceof fin gerprints was discovered not only affording a positive means of iden tification but also opening up an avenue through which approximate ly 500 criminals who are wanted by your law enforcement officials for crimes committed in your communi ties are located every month by means of wanted notices placed in the fingerprint files of your Federal Bureau of Investigation The identification division of the Bureau of Investigation was start ed through the efforts of the Inter national Association of Chiefs of Police in 1921 according to Mr Newman At that lime there were 810000 criminal fingerprints on file with the association At present the bureau now has on file more than 5500000 criminal prints More than dOOO fingerprint cards are received every day and m one section of the identification bureau 100 typists are employed to answer inquiries Urges Fingerprinting Mr Newman urged the finger printing of all persons placed under arrest and showed by examplesthat a little effort taken by the officers in obtaining prints may help thfcm considerably in unraveling mysteri ous crimes We law enforcement officials have realized for years the value of fingerprints as a positive means of criminal identification Only with in recent years has the public in general awakened to the value of fingerprints for civil identification State and National Democratic Notables to Be Here Saturday 4TH FRED B1ERMANN CANDIDATE FOR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE GERMAN FLYING BOAT ARRIVES stop Flight From Ship Off Azores PORT WASHINGTON N Y T German flying boat Zephyr alilmmed over Manhasset Bay here to n docking at p m Thurs day after a nonstop 2390 mile flight from a catapault ship lying off Fnynl the Azores Tlic plane was making a survey of the southern flight route across the north Atlantic RADIO PROGRAMS CUYDE L HERRING CANDIDATE FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR JAMES ROOSEVELT GUY M GILLETTE CANDIDATE FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR North Plans Big Demo Rally Cerro Gordo county democrats are ready to entertain many notables including James Roosevelt eldest son of the president here Saturday George R Ludeman chairman of the days events re ported that everything is com pleted for the largest democratic rally scheduled in North Iowa E G Dunn United States district attorney will introduce James Roosevelt at the main program which will be held at East park at STATION WOI AMES SATURDAY SEPI 13 Wouldnt Believe It Ruth Ualvln T A Program 15 Forum Hour Reports purposes It is estimated that in New York alone 30000 persons dis appear every year Thousands are buried annually without identifica tion Realize Value of Prints Citizens are realizing more and more the value of having their fin gerprints placed on file in Wash ington for personal identification purposes A little over a year and a half ago this free fingerprint ser vice was instituted for the citizens of this country Already more than 160000 persons have voluntarily sent in their fingerprints which have been classified and placed in the civil files which are maintained entirely distinct from the criminal files Mr Newman said that the selec tion of GMen is moat carefully made More than 83 per cent of them are lawyers or expert account ants The qualified applicants must pass written and oral examinations and investigated thoroughly before appointment Is afforded them They are trained by experienced instruc tors in Washington before being sent to the field offices for assign ment They are givenextensive training in the Bureaus fingerprint division and in its technical labora tory Given ENtetislve Training GMen are also given extensive training in the use of firearms ac cording to Mr Newman who said that 88 per cent of them are quali fied as experts and the other per centage as sharpshooters or marks men based on Army marksmen qualifications GMen are retrained every 18 months so that they may have the latest training benefits in IN CASE OF RAIN The full days events Saturday honoring James Roosevelt will be carried out even if it rains Should the weather interfere with the program in East park the program will be given in the armory at the same time Chair man George R Ludeman an nounced MRS ALEX MILLER CANDIDATE FOR SECRETARY OF STATE CHARLES W STORMS CANDIDATE FOR AUDITOR OF STATE 2 oclock in the afternoon Pre ceding this event the high school band will play Other high points of the day to be attended by state offi cials will Include a luncheon at noon for Mis James Roosevelt at Hotel Hanford Mrs E G Dunn in charge of this has urged all who wish to attend to call her A noon luncheon will also be held for Mr Roosevelt at the hotel which will be the head quarters for the day C H Plattenburg of Clear Lake veteran of lyceum and chautauqua platforms will be the toastmaster at the banquet to be held Saturday evening at the hotel in honor of the presidents son Ambling Thru LEO J WEGMAN CANDIDATE FOR TREASURER OF STATE Aged Man Hit by Car DES MOINES Lo ran 77 Des Molnes was in a serious condition at a hospital here after be ng struck by a car driven by H L Henderson DCS Moines AUNTHET By Robert Quillcn crime detection To show how cooperation has will get well No Scotchman thats carried re tirement insurance as long as he has is goin to die till he gets to use it aided the law enforcement officers Mr Newman presented statiatics that showed decreases in crime committed In 1127 cities during the past three years most marked of which was in robberies and auto thefts In order to successfully com bat this crime problem it Is neces sary for all law enforcement agen cies to cooperate with each other to the fullest extent The problem also requires the active cooperation of lawabiding citizens with law en forcement agencies JAPANESEHAS NO RESENTMENT Pair Released When Films Reveal No Pictures of Arsenal DAVENPORT e b u z a n a Tsumura who with his companion Miss Toniye Yanari was held when police found the Japanese couple taking pictures near the Rock Island HI arsenal was evidently unruffled by his arrest Friday as he departed for Chicago I didnt kuow the arsenal was across the river when I attempted to take a picture of my sweetheart he said and it is a disgrace to be subjected to such humility But he added I was born in Japan and they would do the same there so I have no grudge against the police Americans caught taking pictures of a Japanese arsenal would be severely dealt with Tsumura and Miss Yanari who said they were enroute from their homes in Colorado to enroll in the University ofChicago were released late Thursday when government of ficials had developed the film in their camera and found that it did not show a picture of the arsenal Before their release they were ques tioned by a federal department of justice agent Boy 5 Starting to Kindergarten Hit by Bus and Fatally Hurt DUBUQUE by a bus while on his way to kindergarten for the first time 5 year old Junior Johnston died in a Thursday hospital here Police said the child broke away from his sister who waa taking him to school and ran out into the street in front of the bus His skull was fractured Bond Issue Is Sold WATERLOO Black Hawk county refunding bond issue of 000 wag sold to the White Phillips company of Davenport The Daven port company submitted a low bid of two and a half per cent and a premium of Man Fined for Shooting at Traffic For good ness1 that against the law NewsTribune Corn Crop Improved in Iowa Over Last Month To Use Iowa Coal in Veterans Hospital DES MOINES Herring who protested to the vet erans administration at Washing ton recently against the possible use of out of state coal in veter ans hospitals said he had been in formed that Iowa coal would be used in the veterans hospital here and probably at the hospital at Knoxville Fund Transfer Approved DES MOINES Comp troller C B Murtagh approved the transfer of from the Bur lington toll bridge fund to street DBS MOINES Leslie M Carl Iowa federal agricultural stat istician estimated Thursday the po tential Iowa corn crop based on Sept 1 reports at 106200000bush els compared with an estimated crop of 185300000 bushels Aug 1 The federal crop estimate for the nation as a whole announced In Washington D C Thursday also revised the total corn production of the nation upwards from the Aug 1 estimate despite the fact that drought continued throughout most of the corn belt during August The national estimate foresaw a corn crop of 1458205000 bushels Sept 1 as compared with 1439135 000 Aug 1 Still Falls Short The Iowa estimate however still falls far short of production last year which wns 373388000 bushels and is somewhat below that in the drought year of 1034 which was set at 233000000 bushels by the gov ernmentcrop reporters for production this year the esti mate reflects clearly the effects of this summers drought on the Iowa crop which on July 1 the gov ernment crop experts estimated at more than 400000000 Average production for the 1928 32 five year period in Iowa was bushels Below 10 Year Average Carl said that the estimate of 33 per cent of normal Sept 1 was four points below Aug 1 and 46 points below the Sept 1 10 year 192332 He said the revision upwards re sulted from rains about the middle of August which benefltted some corn In east central and northeasl Iowa He pointed out however thai rain came too late In the west and south to help the corn particularly In the 45 drought counties Increased acreage this year he explained offset the decline in per centage of normal from Aug 1 to Sent 1 for the state as a whole LANDON SPEEDS TOWARD MAINE 1 Republican Candidate for President Expresses Confidence ABOARD LANDON TRAIN EN ROUTE TO MAINE ing confidence of victory Gov Alf M Landon sped eastward Friday on his second campaign drive for the great blocs of presidential electoral votes that lie between Illinois and Maine I am very glad to be on my way to contribute to the notable cam paign which I believe will end in the repudiation of the present national administration by the voters of next Monday the republican nominee told newsmen I am confident that Maine as in he years past will lead the way to a republican victory in the nation and a restoration of good govern ment at Washington After boarding his special train for Portland Me where Saturday le will deliver his fifth major speech of the campaign Landon walked into the press car ahead of his pri vate coachand chatted with news men His address at Portland will be on government and business a topic he discussed briefly in his accept ance address at Topeka July 23 in which he said The time has come to unsliackle Initiative and free the spirit of Am erican enterprise we must be freed from excessive governmental intimidation and hostility Just Ask Us The route to a certain town time that the Bus departs points of in terest on the way cost to go there by Phone 97 and well glnilly help you Jefferson Transportation COMPANY BUS Depot ill Ifi First Street Southwest fllason City To follow up our Formal Fall Opening this week we have an in teresting treat In storo for you for next w e e W O n Wednesday and Thursday Sept 1C and 17 we are having a Fashion Show of Hutid Knit Fashions spon sored by our Yarn Department Consider this a personal invita tion to attend You will be chnrmcd Im sure by the beau tiful garments that will he on living mnniicquins at p m on these two days v The urcsses will be on exhibi tion from Monday through Thursday however so that you may inspect them at close range The very newest in Bear Brand hand knit ensembles coats dresses suits blouses etc will be here for you to see You wont know which to select first Each has the newest de tails the swankiest touches and eachIs Inexpensive to own especially when you can make any of them yourself out of Bear Brand yarn The de lartment has just received a shipment of yarn in all the new Fall colors and the latest in struction books containing variety of stunning newstyles from which to choose Dull and shiny yarnsare intro duced this Fall which carry out the important new fashion trend In ready to wear and ac cessories as well as the tweedy yarns whichcombine rich new color combinations and nubbed weaves similar to those fea tured In our woolen picture this season When you see how for a few dollars a jjninimum of skill and some jfcurs of comforting handwork you can be as well as tastefully and as richly dressed as the loaders of fash ion of two continents there is no reason why you shouldnt Save one of these smart dresses The newstyles are as varied as they are beautiful and correct Never has there been more variety In the mode than in this collection As for simplicity and case of making the new handknits never have the stitches nor the shaping offered such restful comforting knitting Mrs King our expert knitting Instructor Is here at the store nil day and cnn help you any tlmo during the morning or afternoon Bring yourknitting problems to her ard If you havent yet learned to knit she will be only too glad to teach you Be sure to attend this style event of the season Correct ac cessories will be shown with each dress and will help you in picking out your complete en semble The show Will be held on first floor on the south side In the Yarn Department Do know you will enjoy It ANN AMES The Merkcl Co
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