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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED W1RB 8EKV1CE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 148 Science and Next War Night Plane Raids No Longer Hold Old Menace EDITORS is the third and last of a series of articles on improvements science has made for the next war SIOUX CITY CLEANUP PLANNED Mason City Woman Hit by Auto Killed By HOWARD W BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Editor NEW YORK April 3 ing planes riding to attack under cover of darkness will not be the same kind of menace they were the World war The nightair defenses available in 1919 were crude compared with the scientific eyes and ears devel oped in the last 15 years by the U S army and the Sperry Gyro scope company The ears will pick up planes 15 miles away locate them exactly in the darkness at seven to eight miles even distinguish the roar of a bomber from that of a decoy plane and also allow corrections for wind and speed of planes The eyes 60 inch reflecting mir rors with 800000000 candlepower beams will illuminate the planes before they come within the range of the defending guns The lights pick up the flyers at about the mid point between their spotting by the ears or sound detectors and the extreme gun range Mobility a Factor The whole progress of automotive transportation is summed up in the transport of these eyes and ears They are built for travel with mo bile antiaircraft guns They ride on trucks at 25 miles an hour and traverse any kind of ground where wheels do not sink They are compact enough for crowded military roads to pass un der bridges through tunnels and to permit of rapid handling Even for defense of fixed objec tives such as cities waterways railway junctions and coast fortifi cations the use of mobile search lights sound detectors and guns has advantages over nonmobile de fenses permit flex ibilityin disposition di defenses and quick replacement of guns and lights out of commission They min imize the danger of location and destruction by the enemy Planes Have No Defense Against detection by the ears the planes have no defense Muffling their engines would not help For the propeller tips make as much noiss as the engines There is not even any appreciable diminution of the noise if the engines could be completely muffled The propeller tips alone are enough Added to them is the noise from air rushing past struts and wings The ears are shaped objects which look loudspeakers They are set FAMILY OF FOUR HURT WHEN CAR GOES INTO DITCH Mrs Cora Dunn Fatally Injured Forest City Girl Badly Hurt A Mason City woman was killed when struck by an automobile and five Forest City residents in jured one critically in automobile accidents Tuesday night Mrs Cora E Dunn 66 was fatally injured near her home 701 East State street about oclock Tuesday evening when she was struck by a car driven by Dr G E Harrison 122 Vermont avenue southeast Mrs Dunn died at a local hospital about an hour following the accident from a skull Confers With Eden paired trumpet like nine feet apart At this distance the pick up the direction of sound hence the direction of approaching planes Their mechanism includes pickups for all the main frequencies of sound produced by airships In pres ent bombing planes lowtonec sounds predominate Smaller planes emit sounds of higher pitch Eyes Follow Ears As the ears of these military ro bots turn toward the attacking force the searchlight beams turn synchronously with them The light turn much more accurately than human eyes can follow human ears Both eyes and ears are controllec on a single instrument board th comparator It looks like the fac of a giant bug with two euormou eyes and a small round mouth underneath These comparator eyes and mouth are dials under control of one op erator moving the 800000000 can dlepower lights to the points picke up by the sound detectors TfeWeather fracture Five members of the Walter Tot en family of Forest City were in ured when their car swerved back nd forth across the road and then oiled over several times into a itch stopping beside the road ence The accident was blamed to a lowdut or bad puncture Not at Intersection Dr Harrison was driving to his ome from his office at the Park ospital and was accompanied by ilrs Harrison As he approached ie residence of Mrs Dunn where here is no intersection he said he as watching a car coming from the east Mrs Dunn according to Dr Har suddenly vJeWrfroffl is leftin the light of hiscarand vs3 running across the street from the north side to the south side Dr Harrison was not sure whether she an in front or behind the car from he east but he stated that the first ime he saw her was when she ran lirectly in front of his car Taken to Hospital Dr Harrison stated that he ap ilied the brakes and skidded the ar so that it was facing in a north asterly direction when it stopped Mrs Dunn was struck by the bumper and the right fender and received a fracture of the right leg and skull fracture Dr Harrison ook Mrs Dunn to the hospital im mediately Mrs Dunn was a member of the Monday club and the East State street club She was born in Michigan July 9 1868 Surviving Mrs Dunn are one son Ralph Dunn Mason City and two daughters Mrs O J Simmons Red Lodge Mont and Mrs Wayne Sharpe Mason City and one brother Fred W Brown Mason City Funeral services will be held at 2 oclock Saturday afternoon at the First Baptist church with the Rev A W Caul pastor of the church in charge Burial will be beside the grave of her husband Frank at Blmwood cemetery The body will lay in state at the Ran dall funeral home from Thursday evening until 1 oclock Saturday Turn to page 2 column 2 Marshal Joseph Pilsudski dictator of Poland outlined his nations views on proposed European security pacts when he conferred with Capt Anthony Eden Britains traveling diplomat in the in terests of European peace As sociated Press GERMANY CLAIMS LARGE FORECAST IOWA Probably light snow in west portion Wednesday night and Thursday and begin ning Wednesday night or Thursday in east section slightly warmer tomorrow in west portion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thurs day possibly light snow in south and westcentral por tions slightly warmer Thurs day and in extreme northwest Wednesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 36 Minimum In night 21 At 8 a m Wednesday 27 3 LOSE LIVES IN TENEMENT FIRE Two Others All Members of Same Family Injured in Blaze NEW YORK April 3 persons lost their lives and were seriously burned in a two fire which swept a Bronx tenement early today The victims were members of the family of William Doppio who lived on the third floor of the building Members of seven other families escaped The dead were Mrs Mary Doppio 44 and two children John 23 and Florence 11 The father William 42 and a son Nicholas 14 are in Lincoln hospital in a critical condition Another son Vito Doppio 22 escaped after he had aroused the other members of the family Fire men said the others were overcome when they opened the door of their apartment allowing flames to sweep into the place The fire started In a first floor market owned by the Doppio family and the flames shot up a wooden stairway Hitter Him It Is Already as Big as Britains Copyright 1035 by The Associated Frrssl LONDON April Sir John Si mon foreign minister revealed t the house of commons today tha Reiehsfuehrer Hitler told him in Ber lin that Germany already has a air force as large as that of Grea Britain Sir Charles William Cayzer con servative asked whether Hitler during his conversations with the foreign secretary gave any indica tion of the present size or strength of the German air force Sir John answered Yes In the course of those con versations in Germany the chan cellor stated in general terms that Germany had reached a parity with Great Britain in the air Would Hold Superiority It was recalled that Sir Philip Sassoon undersecretary of state for air assured the house during the recent debate on air appropriations that information then in the posses sion of his department although unofficial indicated that Great Britain still had superiority in the air and likely would hold the same position at the end of the year A labor party member interject ed Did he Hitler indicate that started building this air force be fore he left the Saar The foreign secretary replied There is nothing to add to my answer and my answer is correct Kefused to Comment Sir John refused to be drawn out on the statement concerning Ger manys air force issued last week end by the German embassy and later contradicted in news broad casts by the British Broadcasting corporation German embassy in London issued a communique last Friday night saying it was untrue thai Hitler had intimated to the Britisl foreign secretary that the presen strength of the German air force is equal if not superior to that o Great Britain The governmen subsidized British Broadcasting corporation on Sunday stated Th German air force now has attained BRITAIN POLAND FEEL NEED FOR CLOSE CONTACT Captain Eden Concludes Two Days of Talks at Warsaw Copyright ly The Associated WARSAW April Bri tain and Poland today agreed to the desirability of maintaining close contact on the European sit uation with authoritative quarters ndicating a PanAmerican secur ty system as a likely result The agreement was reached with Polish statesmen by Capt Anthony Eden British lord privy seal as he concluded two days of conversations concerned with the general peace of Europe and prepared to depart for Praha and more conferences Mutual Assurances As the conferees parted they gave each other mutual assurances described officially as concerning the desirability of maintaining close contact in regard to future de velopments in the European situa tion The following communique was issued During his stay in Warsaw Capt Anthony Eden British lord privy seal was received by the pres ident of the Polish republic and by Marshal Pilsudski Captain Eden had in addition several conversa Has Rare Disease Mrs Kola Brayton former Hollywood artists model is recovering from a rare disease called calclnosis which was turning her limbs to stone She still cant bend her wrists or ankles or close her hands As sociated Press F RS SECURITY PROGRAM FACES DELAY IN HOUSE No Agreement Is Found Among Members on Best Course By CLARENCE M WRIGHT gave M Beck an account of the recent exchanges of views which the British ministers have had in Berlin and Moscow upon the basis of the London communique of March 2 Cordial in Tone During the conversations which were cordial in tone Beck gave Eden the views of the Polish gov ernment upon matters set forth in this communique and upon present nternational situations in general It was agreed that these ex ihanges of views which were ex jloratory in character had well ful illed their purpose The desirabil ty of maintaining close contact in regard to future developments in he European situation was empha sized From sources considered reliable t was learned that Captain Eden was told by his hosts that they would welcome arrangements defi nitely advancing European peace Some observers believed this meant discarding the eastern pact at east in name but improving its mutual assistance aspects to fit the ndividual national needs ETHIOPIA TROOPS MOVED TO FRONT WASHINGTON April 3 Emphatic differences of opinion in the house of representatives threat ened today to raise formidable bar riers against the enactment of the presidents social security bill in anything like the form he advo cated Neither in the ranks of the dem ocrats nor among the republicans was there agreement on the course to take One old timer summed up the situation this way There are 432 sitting members ofthe house and there are about 432 different ideas of what we should do Democrats Undecided The democrats knowing that the president had not approved every detail in the bill reported by the ways and means committee were undecided whether to permit amend ments to that measure Some vig orously said yes others just as emphatically said no But democratic leaders yielded a bit in their insistence that a rule forbidding amendments equality with our IOWA MAY GET ANOTHER SNOW Omaha Has Fall Expected to Cross State Line Says Weather Bureau DES MOINES April 3 light snow falling at Omaha this morning probably will cover west ern Iowa tonight and the eastern section beginning tonight or tomor row the weather bureau forecast The state was generally cloudy today Slightly warmer temperature will prevail in the west tomorrow The shippers forecast is north east 20 degrees above zero south east 28 southwest 2S northwest 25 and Des Moines 28 Estherville with 19 had the lowest temperature reported for Iowa the last 24 hours and Burlington with 46 had thehighest Threat From Italy East African Forces ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia April 3 is moving troops up to her frontiers authoritative sources revealed today to meet what her government regards as a threat from Italys East African forces The Ethiopian detachments were said to be moving in large numbers to the Eritrean and Italian Somali land borders Government sources were quick to explain the activities were solely for defensive purposes Described as being organized on a more efficient basis than Ethi opias wild tribesmen ever before have been the troops were under strict orders from Emperor Haile Selassie to avoid contract with Ital ian border garrisons Ethiopia has no intention of un dertaking an offensive it was au thoritatively explained but the en tire country was said to be rallying obediently behind the emperor The government officially denied a report received here from Rome to the effect that an Ethiopian flag had been captured by Italian troops which the government charges with attacking the Ethiopian escort to the international boundary commis sion at Ualual several weeks ago Continue Probe of Edith Kuhl Death GLENWOOD April 3 ing to complete its investigation in to the fatal clubbing of Edith Kuhl 13 Pacific Junction high schoo girl the Mills county special grand jury continued its sessions today Ediths sister Helen 17 is recover ing from the attack in a Council Bluffs hospital Saloon Bill Is Tabled by Iowa House DES MOINES April 3 Further consideration of the bill to substitute a mulct saloon law sys tem for present Iowa beer and liq uor laws was smothered in the Iowa house today when a motion by Representative Lamar P Fos ter D of Cedar to table the meas ure was approved 55 to 53 Speaker John Mitchell ruled however that the action will not preclude consideration of other liquor or beer bills now on the cal endar The tabling move which defin itely kills this bill was supported by 53 democrats and two repub licans Five democrats joined 47 republicans in its opposition Vote for Motion Republicans voting for the mo tion were Representatives Don V McLean of Marshall and L D Teeter of Marion The opposition movement came after more than a dozen amend ments had been successfully dis posed of in the house session yes terday Until today democrats had declined to take any part in con sideration of the bill sponsored by house republicans The Foster motion was preceded by a proposal by Representative Gustave Alesch D of Plymouth to defer action on the bill but al low it to retain its place on the calendar The Alesch motion would have allowed the bill to remain be agreed upon Today they began a special survey to determine wheth er a majority of the house would as a live issue Others Still Alive When Speaker Mitchell ruled that the motion to table held pre cedence over that to defer Repre sentative A H Bonnstetter D o Kossuth inquired if this would not block the house from taking up any other of the several liquor and beer bills Mitchell replied that in defer OCONNOR CALLS CONFERENCE AT HERRING OFFICE Summons 4 Enforcement Heads Governor Has New Statement DBS MOINES April 3 At torney General Edward L OConnor today summoned heads of four Sioux City law enforcement agenc ies to a conference here tomorrow to coordinate law enforcement of all types in Woodbury county Plans for the conference were laid at a session this morning between Gov Clyde L Herring and the at torney general as a result of charg es of widespread graft and protec tion payoffs made yesterday before the liquor investigating committee by Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids editor Summoned to the conference were Mayor W D Hayes of Sioux City Henry Kuhlman commission r of public safety County Attor ney Max Duckworth and County Sheriff William Tice Conference With Governor The conference is to be held at a m in the governors office OConnor said and will directly concern plans for continuing and organizing concerted efforts by all law enforcement agencies in Wood bury county to enforce strict ob servance of state and local laws The attorney general said the state government was prepared to assist in the enforcement in every manner possible and to send every state man available into Woodbury county for a thorough investiga tion and action if reports of law Yugoslavia Reported to Be Now on Verge of ilitary Dictatorship 1 VIENNA April 3 slavia is on the verge of a military dictatorship today according to persistent reports received here Although the campaign for the parliamentary elections May 5 is being fought bitterly through a chaotic jumble of issues some ob servers believe the voting never will take place The election should be the first comparatively free vote in several years Senate Passes Rules for Grading Cream DES MOINES April 3 state senate today had placed its approval on a senate livestock and dairy committee bill to provide regulations for the grading han dling and purchase of cream Passed 37 to 2 it would fix a dif ferential of 1 per cent a pound of butterfaL between the different grades vote for a gag There bus forecasts as to the outcome The democratic chiefs conceded the result would be close Today however they learned of a new movement which they said might have an influence They said there was a growing desire by members to put upon the federal goverment the full burden of the old age pen sions Would Match Sum As the ways and means commit tees bill stands the federal gov ernment would match up to a fed eral contribution of a any sum a state chose to give to a man or woman over 65 Leaders re ported that if there was no gag rule an amendment wouldbe of fered from the floor to make the federal government supply a mouth and the states nothing Another threat still hung over the bill That was the petition started by Representative Isabella Green way DAriz for a democratic caucus to determine whether the old age pensions portions of the bill should be lifted out bodily and pass ed promptly the remainder to take a more leisurely course Talk Situation Over Mrs Greenway and some of her supporters talked the situation over for more than an hour and deferred until they had more time to study the bill a decision on whether to present their petition to Repre sentative Taylor of Colorado act ing democratic floor leader and chairman of the party caucus H they did present it to him he would have no choice but to call the caucus At the same time varying pre dictions came from the republicans Some said after a G O P confer ence yesterday that the party would vote to pass the bill if it came up under a gag rule Others predicted that the republicans wculd vote against it on the ground that its tax provisions for old age annuities and unemployment insur ance would place such a heavy jurden upon industry that employ ment might be reduced ence to the authors of the various other defeatpassage de ferment or tabling of one bill will not preclude consideration of simi lar bills on the same subject mat ter The same ruling is also to be ap plied Mitchell said in the question of various motor patrol bills now on the calendar Several on Calendar Several other liquor measures re main on the house calendar none however proposing as radical a change in the system of control as did the Mulct law bill They include a measure to revise the beer law and increase its restrictions and one to divert a part of proceeds from the state liquor control commission for poor relief The Mulct law bill would have set up a system under which privately owned saloons would be operated m cities and towns where a majority of qualified voters indicated their consent In towns of less than 5000 consent of 60 per cent of the qual ified voters would have been neces sary The state liquor store system would have been scrapped The resolution prepared yester day by Representative Robert Blue R of Wright and others to de mand that no more new state liquor stores be opened until the liquor in vestigation is complete and the leg islature has determined whether it will change the liquor laws was in troduced today It was filed without discussion and will be taken up lat violation are found to be true The attorney general vgite Iowa High Court Upholds Refunding of Road Bonds DES MOINES April 3 Iowa supreme court today ruled Iowa counties may refund primary road bonds without exceeding their constitutional debt limit provisions The high court approved a Clarke county district court decision by Judge Homer A Fuller denying efforts of E G Banta to prevent Clark county from refunding 000 worth of primary road bonds In an opinion written by Justice Kintzinger and concurred in by five members of the supreme court the court ruled that the action of the fortysixth general assembly in passing senate file No 65 was legal and that subsequent refunding issues under the provisions of the approved measure did not consti tute an additional county debt Final Arguments in Trial of Harroun vs Brewer Case Offered Attorneys Wednesday presented final arguments to Judge Joseph J Clark in the case of A W Harroun vs Mrs Helen M Brewer The tak ing of testimony in the trial of this action was completed Tuesday The case involved the collection of rent from Mrs Brewer under terms of a lease under which Mrs Brewer rented a building for the Brewer Tiro and Battery company Judge T A Beardmore and his court reporter George Blake han dled some miscellaneous court mat ters here Wednesday morning be fore continuing to Northwood for a court session there ADOPT MOVE TO QUIT APRIL 23 Adjournment Resolution Is Passed by Acclamation in State Senate DES MOINES April 3 state senate today adopted by ac clamation a resolution for adjourn ment of the fortysixth Iowa gen eral assembly at 5 p m April 23 Senator Frank Byers R of Linn who headed a group of 35 signers of the resolution called it up in the upper branch today with the statement no remarks are necessary The senate then adopted the res olution A similar resolution is on file to the house which would have to con cur in the senates action to bring about adjournment No Accidents Here It may have been an accident that gave roast pig to the world but there is nothing accidental about the recipes in Everybodys Cook Book They are the product of the trials and experiments of the best of cooks and all of and been thoroughly tested They have been praised wherever they have been used In addition the book includes tables of measure ments oven temperatures and cook ng time definitions of terms used n cookery marketing suggestions and general rules for laying table and for serving Enclose 15 cents n coin to cover cost handling and postage Use coupon 54000 Lose Lives in Malaria Epidemic COLOMBO Ceylon April 3 figures issued today showed that deaths from the malar ia epidemic which swept the islanc totaled 16000 in February In al 54000 persons succumbed to the disease since November The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 15 cents in coin carefully wrapped for Every bodys Cook Book Name Street City State Mail to Washington D GJ v f lence of slot zna chines hard liquor establishments crap games and similar violations of state and local laws in the terri tory Governor Herring today issued the following statement in connec tion with the testimony of Marshall Herring Denies Rebuke When a reporter called at my home late last night to ask my opinion of Verne Marshalls testi mony on the Sioux City situation I said I had not read the newspaper accounts but that such information as Mr Marshall was reported to have given should go to the attor ney general not to the newspapers At that time I was not aware of the detailed charges given the legis lative investigating committee by Mr Marshall As I do now know what those charges are I would say that this information was properly presented to the committee and that it could have been effectively pre sented nowhere else Further there is no foundation for an interpretation of my state ment to the reporter as a rebuke to Mr Marshall On the contrary I pledge the full support of this of fice to a complete every charge made by Mr Marshall and I welcome his help and that of anyone who acts in good faith Will Welcome Probe Repeated misunderstandings of my statements and policies in con nection with the liquor investigation cause me to say that no one will Turn to pace 2 column 4 ;