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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 29, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME Sr 4 ART DIPT or ioA4 UOI MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT 4 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKK ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY MAY 20 PAWS CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS T CorcoranPepper Early Pension Plan adminis tration is openly tossing the re publican villain bound and gagged in front of the Townsend train in the house but no one is supposed to know they have planned to get on the same train in the senate and ride to 1941 glory Jt may be too strange a tiling for Ripley to use It could not be done in the movies But it could happen in YOUNG MAN IS BADLY HURT IN BOONE MISHAP Mary Ann Martin Is Victim Body Is Brought to Mason City 9irl KMd as Car Hits Streamliner Auto Crushed When Girl Is Killed Paul niallon wuiu Liuijfjeu in politics and will if Ace Corcoran Mr Rooseveltsj most versatile thinker and Senator Claude Pepper the Roosevelt Townsendite go through with a little matter of legislation they are planning Ace Corcoran has been accused of practically everything up to now except being a Townsendite For that reason senators looked around when they saw the ace going in nnd out of Peppers office frequently and hobnobbing with the Florida senator in capital cor ridors They investigated and learned beyond what is senatorial ly known as the peradventure of a doubt that Mr Roosevelts man old age Mary Ann Martin 18 years of 148 Tenth street southwest killed and Darold Lien 20 years of age 1614 Adams avenue northwest was near death in i Boone hospital Monday as the re sult of an accident Sunday morn ing when the car in which they were riding rammed broadside into the North Western stream lined train at Jordan 6 miles east of Boone Harry Weickhorst 28 former Mason Cityau now employed at LaCrosse Wis arJ the thirdoc cupant in the car was seri ously injured and is in a Boone hospital Sheriff Fred Boone reported Wilkins of Sheriff Tim tix Jiiei ILL L ill I Phalen of Mason City that ths death car was evidently traveling at a high rate of speed when the accident happened because marks indicating brakes had been applied were visible tor 150 feet leading to the crash site Goiiif to Omaha was going to Omaha The wio nul o maa was helping Pepper with an Nebr to tee Mr Weickhorsts age pension increase scheme designed favor to attract Townsend Schedule Townsend Vote Anything seems to go among politieos on the Towsend plan but this new CorcoranPepper pension plan will go further than any ad ministration foot haf ever trod before In fact it is much too far for even such a good spender as Senator Wagner of New York who has already wagged his head pri vately in opposition to the measure which will come before his bank ing and currency committee Basically the CorcoranPepper program would hike the pensions to be paid under the social secu rity old age setup by around 3f to 40 per cent and move the first payments up before the presiden tial election in 1940 starting them next Jan 1 instead of The social security board is opposed i t i sweetheart and was expected to return to Mason City late Sun day or early Monday Miss Luella Lien 1620 Carolina avenue northeast sister of the Mason City boy explained Mem bers of the Lien family said Dar old and Mary Ann had been go ing together for sometime The automobile was headed south on highway No GO near the junction of highways GO and 30 east of Boone Trainmen said the automobile struck the first sleeper in the train the Overland Lim ited Car Tossed 50 Feet The car was tossed 50 feef to the west along the rightofway and left a tangled and twisted mass of The train was stopped and brought the dead girl I and her two companions into the city Trainmen estimated the 01 speed of the miles an hour juulu 10 T No real excuse exists for it except T ijenfather of the injured that the payments will otherwise iason City boy said Sunday that be small and l wouldnt give 20 cents for Daiolds chances of living He had be small and too small too late to get the pension vote The treasury custodian of cial security funds also will op pose it so the measure may not get very far But Mr Corcoran and Mr Pepper may They wil at least have an administration sena toi in the news every day lighting for liberalized pensions This may be far enough in view of the way the administration is simultaneously squeezing the re publican Townsend flirts into vot ing publicly on a straight Town send bill the the house Wednesdav or Thursday Note This is not a personal Corcoran venture Two top vent economists Messrs Hender son and Lubin have worked with n just returned from the Boone o pital and reported that his sons chest was crushed The other boy he said had a broken back and legs Mrs Lien also went to hen sons side j Girl Was Sleeping i The father said he was told the 1 girl was sleeping in the rear seat of the car and the boys were mg in the front seat when the ac1 cident happened He said the I front and left side of the car was smashed Coroner Harry Schrocder ruled there would be no inquest into the fatal accident Miss Martin was born in Ma son City July 7 J920 She lived Delay Monopoly Phase The advertised of big investment bankers by the monopoly committee will not be held next week as scheduled The meat had been seasoned by securi ties exchange commission investi radr been promised cvutIIle as would indicate investment bank houses exercise certain indi rect managerial control over cor porations fay control of their fin arcing Big names like George w litney and Tom Lamont of Mor gans KuhnLoeb MorganStan ley had been publicly subpenaed Butnew SEC Chairman Jerome Iiank whispered to Monopoly Chairman OMahoney and the committee decided to postpone mis phase Unannounced fact is the postponement will be effective un L at least and prob ably beyond Excuses which have been of fered are OMahoney must go to joining for A wwui jiuvi wuihca wim v one iivea him m perfecting the Pepper plan wlth her mother Mrs Bessie Mav and had been employed t the JJ Newbery company store in Mason City Also surviving are two brothers John and Peter both living outside of Mason City She attended St Josephs school and Mason Cify high school Her father and one brother preceded her in death The body was taken to the Meyer funeral home in Mason City Sunday and will Hc in state mere until the time of services tuneral services will be held jt I St Josephs Catholic church Wed nesday morning at 8 oclock Burial will be at St Josephs Cath olic cemetery The Rosary wil be said at the Meyer funeral home Tuesday evening at 8 oclock Darold Lien is employed at the iankar station m Mason City and a member of the national guard Harry Wetckhorst was formeily employed at the Montgomery Ward and company store in Ma for a or so The commerce and justice de partments are ready with other material It would be unfair to crowd them out until congress dJOU1 A11 are j J tji t gUOC A but not quite good enou h ARRESTED Harness Maker Laments Loss of Indian Trade GOLDENDALE Wash Through the years as automobiles and tractors replaced horses the i Indian stood out as the bright wot i in Ino lifrt rtf in the life of a maker MARY ANN MARTIN in Crash 5 FATALLY HURT OVER WEEKEND Fatalities for Year 5 Greater Than for Same Period in 38 DES MOINES lowans dead and two days yet to go is the Memorial weekend loll of lives to date A year ago there were four motor vehicle deaths overthe threeday week end The nine persons who died in automobile accidents the last week increased to 169 the number oi fatalities so far tins year com pared with 164 one year ago Mary Ann Martin Mason City girl was killed and her two com panions critically injured east ot Boone Near State Center Mrs Fred Kruse of near Colo was killed Sunday morning in an auto col lision at an intersection while en route to a family gathering Foui others were hurt in the crash The first traffic fatality in Fort Dodge in 17 months was Mrs W p Whipple 21 who died of in juries which resulted May 22 when she was struck by an auto mobile Jimmy Duvall Z year old son of Mi and Mrs M Duvall was in jured fatally at Waterloo Satur day when struck by an automo bile Boyd McClain Sioux City bell hop died in the West Branch creek south of Le Mars when his car struck a bridge early Satur day McLains body was found in the creek and County Coroner S H Luken said death was caused by drowning When the boat from which he was fishing overturned Dr L A Stiieland Lake Mills veterinarian drowned in Clear Lake Another iowan Edward Hildebrand 53 of uavenport drowned in a similar accident at Shell Lake Wis Two jenold David Wade son of Mr and Mrs Warren Wade drowned when he fell into a tub of water at Worth English DAROLD LIEN Injured dred Jew attempting to Palestine illegally were enter j Harness Maker W ppreI Indians arc c near all bring in Rains Wash Away 19 Bridges Near St Cloud ST CLOUD Minn AGED MAN IS FATALLY HURT Kneg Succumbs to Injuries Suffered From Horses Kicks I will be held Tuesday at Mallard for Hlcf88 farmer I who died Sunday of injuries re ceived when he was kicked by a horse on the farm of his son 2 ARRESTED IN DOPE INQUIRY Large Consignments of Morphine Cubes at Sioux City Probed SIOUX CITY A six weeks investigation by city de tectives of the mysterious arrival here of large consignments of morphine cubes has resulted in the arrest of a man and a woman said by officers to be husband and wife Those under arrest gave their names as Jason T Hunt 52 and Marie Harris 40 The arresting officers Detectives Bert Frind and Arthur Mummert said the SQUABBLE OVER RESOLUTION ON IFD13RD TERM 2 of 9 in Young Demos Committee Refuse to Sign Planned Stand DES M01NES young democratic squabble over the presidential third term appeared brewing here Monday afternoon when the convention reso lutions committee reported two of ils nine members refused to sign a resolution indorsing President Roosevelts election in 1940 The resolution ready for sub1 mission to the convention later Monday declared we are for Franklin D Roosevelt lor presi dent in 1041 The two recalcitrant members committcemcn said were agiee able to indorsement of the presi dents policies and their continua tion but balked at the third term idea Mitchell Lauds Administration State Senator Ed Brcen Fort Dodge democrat is committee chairman The new deal era in Iowa poli tics produced more constructive legislation than the preceding 40 yeare of republican rule and the past six months added Judge Richard F Mitchell chief justice of the Iowa supreme court j told the convention it be known that the pro mises made by the democratic state administration were carried out the chief justice said in his keynoteaddress more than can be said for the present adminis two were married and resided at Ninth street although the wmai1 grive her Jackson street The city as e cy directory does not list a house at that location Detectives Frink and Mummert said that when they arrested the woman last Friday at the Terminal bus depot she had just received a consignment ot morphine valued at several hundreds of dol i WUS arresled Sunday he went to the police sta tion to inquire as to why his wife was being held The detectives said Hunt is a fieldman for an insurance LOOK INSIDE FOR tration The keynoter pictured Presi dent Roosevelt as the staunches defender of the constitution he is charged with flouting Refers to Conslitutinn The cry that the chief executive trying to destroy the constitu ion is not a new one he con jnued It has been used by the poli ticians and those trying to pro mote their own selfish interests n the past he said When Lin coln signed the proclamation freeing the slaves the cry went up IVhcn Roosevelt had is known as the bill the financial WILLIAM C BULLITT Speaks at Memorial Services in Paris PAGE U 127 Employed on WPA Projects in Franklin PAGE y pany Com Police Broadcast Reunites Brother Sister After 36 Years BUFFALO N Y police broadcast has reunited a brother sister here after 3fi years of separation Waller D Failfield of Omaha Nebr enroute to New City stopped here and sought to locate his sister Mrs rPan HLeiwest of suburban Unable to find her address in directories Failfield 15 to help and Mrs heard the envests neighbors jroaacast appeal Krieg had gone to the bam alone and it was believed he tumbled in the stall The horse Kicked him hen trampled on him I he aged farmer suffered a skull injury and broken arm He died in the Palo Alto hospital at Em metsburg WaYd MOTHERS CLUB HfEETS Mothers club so they can get gasoline t Hum and Elk rivers and Hock snd Mayhcw creeks The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair in south considerable cloudiness in north Portion Monday nijrht and Tucs aaj slightly warmer Monday lyelit and in easl ant south por tions Tuesday MINNESOTA Much cloudi ness Monday night and Tuesday possibly some scattered showers n cast and norih warmer in cast extreme south and alone Lake Superior Monday night and in extreme southeast Tues day somewhat cooler Tuesday in northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday iz Minimum Sunday niffht 50 At 8 a m Monday 68 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Haiti The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday niffht At 8 a m Sunday Hissed what iansportation nastcrs of the nation cried out as they now are crying out The speaker charged the re publican party with having the most convenient memory known to history The name of Hoover is never mentioned and the man who car ried Maine and Vermont is not even given credit for that1 he said Ilils G O P Depression The chief justice pictured the new deal as the savior of this countrys form of government after the republican created de pression He paid tribute lo the able and successful administration of our state government under the courageous and dignified leader aer ship of Governors Herring and Stars of Speed Set for 500Mile Test PAGE 9 Hitler Passes Danzig Incident Byers Says EDITORIAL PAGE Lehman Signs Two Measures Directed Against UnAmericanism ALBANY N yr IU Gov Herbert H Lehman Monday signed two bills directed against unAmericanism One prevents members of or ganizations such as the German American bund from wcarin uni forms modeled after those of for eign governments or military forces The other excludes from civil service positions nd public school teaching staffs any person advo cating overthrow of the United States government or nny politi cal subdivision by force violence or unlawful means Krasclicl The Green convention of Colfax selected John as permanent Rain YEAR AGO 53 Tr 78 58 GO 13 of an inch n iium ii L home or Mrs Lloyd Huid I Rain 55 42 62 chairman Delegates Tuesday found them selves in the middle of a lively scrap over the national committee man s post as the youthful branch of the party met in state conven tion here Contestants for the honor now held by Stanley Comfort of City were James McNally of Le Mars Mark Reno of DCS Moines and Raymond Coward of Cedar Rapids Comfort is barred under the or ganizations constitution for seek ing reelection The field for national com mittecman narrowed down to one candidate Miss Phyllis Shcelcy of 1 Oelwetn following the withdraw al of Mrs Margaret McNamara Woerth of Sioux City The program calls for Hie ap pearances of two interparty riv als Senator Guy M Gillette and tdward C Eicher of the federal securities and exchange commis sion Eicher speaks Monday after noon while Gillette is the princi pal speaker on Monday nights program Waterloo and Dubuque are bid ding for the 1940 convention Voung democratic district cau cuses Sunday night selected the lollowmg congressional district committeewomen Second Mrs Haze Cash Anamosathird Esther Steimel Waterloo fourth Schrup Charles City fifth Pauline Hollin Bioom tieto sixth Mrs Ruth Zugg Knovvjllr HURT IN TIN CAN DERBY DAVENPORT Wren 73 and Normal partici derby Wull 22 two BRITISHREPORT AIRSHIP MAY BE YANKEE CRAFT Californian Boldly on Unauthorized TransAtlantic Hop LONDON The 24 year old American flyer Thomas was believed Monday night to have crossed the Atlantic ocean in his tiny Baby Clipper air plane and to be streaking toward London There still was 110 definite proof the young airman had con quered the ocean but a tiny craft of aluminum color similar to his was sighted flying eastward at three points in the British Isles during the day Sighted in North England The last sighting was 310 miles from London It was believed he was proceeding at about 85 miles an hour which would get him to London at about 9 p ni 3 p m C S T providing he in tended flying here The British Press association reported Monday night that a plane believed to be Thomas H Smiths Baby Clipper was sighted off Saint Bees in Cumber land county northern England about p m G M T a m C S T The plane circled over the coast uard station where it was given a ground signal and made off south keeping to the coastline Other Kcporls Received Saint Bees is in a direct line from northern Scotland where a previous report said a plane like Smiths was seen A small monoplane was sighted over Londonderry speeding east ward at ahigli altitude The little plane was sigKted over Londonderry at p m a mCST but it was im possible to tell definitely whether t was the ship of Smith who left Maine Sunday on a flight to Ire land Smith flying a G50 pound craft left Old Orchard Beach Maine at a m CST on Sunday on a route that would carry him about 2800 miles to Ireland SEEN BY MANY Many saw the unidentified monoplane over Londonderry on the north Irish coast approxi mately 29 hours after his depar ture from America which would have given it was his speed about 100 miles an hour The plane seen over London derry was flying in strong sun shine that blurred the markings on the craft but local aviation experts said that the silhouet in dicated that it was not a London derry plane FOLLOWED EARHAKT ROUTE The plane was heading toward England and if it was the Baby Clipper it apparently had fol lowed the route the late Amelia Earhort flew when she crossed the Atlantic from Harbor Grace New foundland May 21 1932 and recli cun b LilJUi CO Sunday when their car over turned and landed on top of them were reported to have rested ii n tiit j itSLUU UiJ Sunday night in Mercy hospital H Londonderry was seen by hundreds who liad been scanning clear skies for bmilh s onemotor plane which was expected o reach the Irish
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