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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPCR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 16 1935 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 159 Plans Part in Affairs Garner Calls Self Spare Tire of the By HERBERT PLUMJMUSK ASHINGTON April 16 How far the self described spare tire of the gov ernment intends to go in his latest bid for a greater share in the busi ness of legislation is a question only Cactus Jack Garner himself can answer Garner so char acterized the vice presidency when he took it over at the beginning of the present ad ministration are few observers in Washington however after watching the activity of the ruddy facedTexan for the last two years who will agree that Garner is a spare Certainly his an nouncement to the senate that in the future he expects to exercise some discretion in the matter of se lecting conferees when the senate authorizes him to make the ap pointments belies such a title He is the first vice president to discover that the rules of the sen ate empower him to do more than the duty imposed upon his office by the over ses sions of the senate and vote in cases of a tie Knows Parliamentary Law Insiders credit the conference deadlock on the workrelief bill for Garners move Four out of the five senate conferees on this measure were opposed to the bill It was to prevent a possible recurrence of this sort of thing they say which prompted Garner to announce the course he intended to pursue in the future It strikes deeper than that how ever For more than 30 years Garner has been a student of the rules of both house and senate In that time he has become a parliamentarian of recognized authority and a keen analyst of inter and intra party po litical situations The result was that he discovered in the senate leadership authority for active participation in legisla tionwhich no preceding vice presi dent ever sought to exercise Was Leader as Speaker Cactus Jack went to the vice presidency from the speakership where he had in one session of con gress opportunity to put all his par liamentary and political experience into play As speaker Garner wield ed more power than any man to hold that position since Uncle Joe Cannon prior to his fall in 1909 As speaker he was the actual if not the titular democratic leader Then came his shift to the other side of the capitol where he found himself merely a parliamentarian HOUSE PASSES CHAIN STORE TAX Two Elderly Women Missing After Waukon Fire FEARED DEAD AS 2 COUNTY FARM BUILDINGS BURN 20 Women Inmates 6 ol Them Invalids Taken to Safety WAUKON April 16 CSVTwo elderly women inmates of the Alla makce county home three miles north of here were believed to have burned to death in the fire which destroyed the stewards home and the mens dormitory early today The women are Katherinc Shroudy 65 Jennie Johnson 64 Authorities this afternoon were convinced the women had perished in the flames but the smouldering ruins still were too hot to be searched for their bodies Search cf the countryside about the farm had failed to reveal them dispelling the hope that they might have wander ed away O A Dixon and his wife stew ard and matron of the home dis covered the fire at 1 a m We were awakened in our bed room on the first floor by Dixon said I found flames coming up from the basement so the fire must have started there Flames Block Way My wife and I ran up to the womens dormitory on the second floor and started leading the wom en cut but when we started down the stairs the flames had blocked our There were some 20 women in the dormitory six of them invalids Mr and Mrs Dixon led their charges to the fire escape and helped them escape Then they car ried down the invalids The fire spread so rapidly we didnt have time to put on any Dixon said deprived of a share in both debate and strategy It was an unusually distasteful position for a man like Gamers However since March 4 1933 he has silently almost invisibly worked himself into the leadership of the administration forces on capitol hill to a remarkable degree Today Washington suspects but does not know definitely that he is a more influential adviser at the white house on congressional strat egy than any of the other admin istration leaders on capitol hill Mrs Dixon said this morning she was sure she had led the two miss ing inmates out of the building In Shivering Huddle were standing in a shiver Crowds Hail Post After Landing Wiley Post is shown surrounded by a throng of admirers soon after bringing his plane the Winnie Mae to a sweet landing at the Pur due university airport LayfayeUe forced down by supercharger trouble on his third attempt to span the continent In the stratosphere Post landed without landing gear having dropped it after taking off at Burbank Cal Associated Press Close of Sioux City Graft Inquiry Seen SIOUX CITX April 16 cial prosecutors who have been pre senting the protection payoff case to the grand jury left the grand jury room this noon This was taken to indicate that members of the grand jury were about to go into conference to determine whether or not to return any indictments The Weather STROKE FATAL TO AMES PROFESSOR Guthrie Dies While Standing Before Class at Iowa State College AMES April 16 Jo seph E Guthrie 63 Iowa State col lege zoologist died of a stroke of apoplexy while standing before his class shortly before 8 a m today A graduate of the University of Minnesota Professor Guthrie came to Iowa State in 1901 as an instruc tor in zoology and was made a full professor in 1918 Surviving are his widow daugh ter Miss Jean Guthrie associate editor of Better Homes and Gar dens DCS Moines and a son Charles Guthrie of Chicago Professor Guthrie was born Sept 24 1871 in New York state He re ceived his early education at LeRoy N being graduated from high school and LeRoy academy Bremer Kidnaping j Trial Jury Chosen The sun was bright and the wind ST PAUL April 16 Jury Ihad subsided Tuesday morning with in the trial of 30 defendants charged inhe temperature 4 or 5 degrees with complicity in the kid than at the corresponding j naping of Edward G Bremer St Hhour Monday i paui banker was completed today FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness Tuesday night becoming unset tled Wednesday possibly show ers Wednesday and in extreme northwest portion Tuesday night rising temperature Wed nesday in east and central sec tions MINNESOTA Probably snow sleet or rain Tuesday night or Wednesday not so cold Tuesday night and in ex treme east portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday SB Minimum in Night 22 At 8 A M Tuesday 28 ing huddle with the others when 1 wentback up to help carry out the she said Im sure I saw They must have reentered the building to try and save some of their Dixon said al though its possible they wandered The fire quickly spread from the main building to the mens dormi tory but the DLxons were able to rout the men and save them Save 3 Buildings Waukon and Decorah fire depart ments responded to calls for help and were able to save three smaller buildings at the farm Destruction of the pumps of the farms water system made it im possible to do little else The mens dormitory burned to the ground Only the brick walls of the main building remained standing Inmates were brought to Waukon for care Powers Ask Condemning of Germany Copyright J1I35 by The Associated Jrfss GENEVA April 16 France Great Britain and Italy today sub mitted to the extraordinary council session of the league of nations the draft of a resolution condemning any unilateral repudiation of inter national obligations such as Ger manys repudiation of the arma ments clauses of the Versailles treaty Pierre Laval foreign minister of France although faced with oppo sition to the resolution by several nations notably Poland and Den mark received the strong support of spokesmen for both great Bri tain and Italy when he presented it to the council The first reaction by German ob servers here was that the resolu tion was too strong and would hin der Germanys participation in the collective peace arrangements call ed for by the document League authorities said the action which may be taken on the resolu tion is likely to affect the future of the league of nations and of Europe itself The council received the resolu tion and after a brief debate ad journed until tomorrow 7 Feared Trapped in Mine Explosion STELLARTON N April 16 explosion in the Allan mine shaft near here where 88 men were killed in 1918 was feared today to have trapped seven min ers underground Accident Injuries Fatal DES MOINES April 16 juries suffered when he was struck by a car driven by Andrew PickeU 44 of DCS Moines were fata to James K Barickman Moines 65 of Des EARLY SHOPPING AYS UNTIL URGE MITCHELL FOR GOVERNOR Iowa House Speaker Admit Legislative Farm Bloc Approached Him By GEORGE MILLS Iowa Dally Press DES MOINES April Mitchell of Fort Dodge speaker of the Iowa house of representatives admitted today that he has been ap proached by members of the demo cratic farm bioc in the house to be its candidate for governor in the 1936 primaries Mitchell said he was making no comment at the present time con cerning his candidacy C L McKin non New London A H Bonnstet ter West Bend and other members of the socalled democratic farm bloc likewise would not comment as to the report except to say that there might be something to The speaker who was democrat ic floor leader in the fortyfifth gen eral assembly and who was an im portant factor in the passage of the threepoint tax program and emer gency legislation in that session was selected by the farm group it is understood because new blood is needed in the leadership of the democratic partyif the latter group hopes to get anywhere in the state political fight in Third Possible Candidate Mitchell thus becomes the third possible candidate to be discussed in democratic circles as timber for the governorship race next year Gov Clyde L Herring has been talked of widely as an aspirant to a third term at the head of the state government He also has been mentioned as a possible candidate for United States senator and also for vice president Nels G Kraschel lieutenant gov ernor is another prominently men tioned both as a candidate aspiring to the senatorial toga of Senator L J Dickinson and also for gov ernor At the present writing how ever Mitchells name is the only one to have been definitely men tioned Support for Mitchell is said to be based on the belief among some members of the party that the i present parly leadership cannot survive the 3936 test because of the unfavorable publicity attendant to the liquor control commission in vestigation and the sale of 000 in sinking fund anticipation warrants to Carleton D Beh com pany at 5 per cent interest rate Little Criticism Expected Little criticism is expected to be contained in the report of the war rant investigating committee which finished its probe of the financial deal some weeks ago The liquor investigation report is expected to be made to Ihe fortysixth general assembly within the next week The Turn li finer 3 1 HUEY LONG MAY LOSE ALL PWA LOANS TO STATE Says Secretary Ickes Can Go Slap Damn to Laura Ingalls Seeks New Plane Record for Women Aviatrix Takes Off Speed Dash Across BATON ROUGE April 16 of the threat of Sec retary Ickes today to cancel all Louisiana public works loans if the state took over control of the loan expenditures Senator Huey P Long said the secretary could go slap damn to The whole damn outfit of them can go to Long shouted When he Ickes sees what this legislature is hell havs to apologize to us We are trying to protect their Ickes said in Washington that the funds certainly wont be used to build up Senator Longs political Calls Long Referring to Long as the Emper or of Ickes said at a press conference PWA funds havent been used to set up a political machine any where and they wont be used that way in certainly wont be used to build up Senator Longs political Specifically Ickes said a 00 PWA allotment had been made to the New Orleans sewer and wat erboard and if it was dissolved there isnt any contract and well ake back the Kept Out of Work Of be added sarcastlcal y it means keeping a lot of people out of work Apparently the sena or is in favor of sharing wealth but not sharing Ickes referred to the Louisiana egislature now considering a loan measure to give the state authority ver expenditure of federal funds 3y localities as the Asked if other allotments besides he New Orleans sewer project might be cancelled Ickes replied Cancel All Allotments They might create a situation own there where all allotments vould be Who do you mean he was ask d The emperor of ekes replied adding theyre mak ng a good Stating his position Ickes said I think if Senator Long is going o dictate to us how we shall con uct the PWA program in Louisiana ve reserve the right to cancel our ontracts We didnt make the allo ation to Huey Long or the state of Louisiana we made it to the New Drleans Continent 40 Miners Believed to Be Dead in Fire TOKIO April 16 o the Rengo Japanese news agency from Ranan Korea today aid 40 Korean miners were believed o have perished in a coal mine fire near Ranan Fire Damages Roof TITONKA April Mon day destroyed a part of the roof of he John Kcil residence The Ti onka fire department put the fire ut before serious damage was one May Enter Race JOHN II MITCHELL LOS ANGELES April 16 Laura Ingalls 120 pound aviatrix took off from union air terminal today in an attempt to set a new womens transcontinental speed record Advised of weather conditions favorable at least for the first part of her flight Miss Ingalla ordered her new black mystery ship made ready for the mile dash to New York Amelia Earhart set the present womens record in August 1932 in a Ona stop hop from Los Angeles to New York in 17 hours 7 min utes 30 seconds Miss Ingalls monoplane loaded with 650 gallons of gasoline is capable of top speed of 225 miles an hour cruising speed of 205 miles and sustained flight over a distance of miles for 20 hours Has Special Equipment Special long distance flight ment in the powerful ship include a radically new type of radio an automatic pilot device with the ra dio serving as a compass as well a a weather report receiver Miss Ingalls Lockheed plan has been tested in trial flights fo weeks over southern California The aviatrix first came into ai prominence in 1930 shortly afte receiving her pilots license when she sent her plane through 980 con secutive loops and later mancu vered it through 71 barrel In 1934 she attracted internation al attention when she made a 17 000 New York down around South America am back She was the first woman ti fly over the dangerous lofty Ande mountains Without She laughingly claimed the rec ord of being the first woman to travel miles without losing Miss Ingalls was born in Brook lyn attended a seminary there anc later was sent to Europe to study singing After two years in Vienna she tired of the study and returned to New York to take a business course and subsequently landed job at the Metropolitan museum of arts This later became monotonous and she embarked on a career as a detective From that she turned to aviation and journeyed to St Louis to plunge into a flying course FUTURE OF AAA PLANS IN DOUBT House Debates Security Act as Senate Passes Motor Bus Measure WASHINGTON April 16 Dust and drought sourges plus sentment against processing taxes today spelled a doubtful future for the administrations farm policies Secretary Wallace and AAA lead ers were fighting back especially against the powerful protest of northern cotton manufacturers against the processing levy But dis satisfaction expressed outside was inding reflection on capitol hill in a sentiment to restrict rigidly Wal aces proposed licensing powers From authoritative sources came word that any new licensing powers given the AAA would be held to milk and nonbasic farm commod sharp curtailment of Wai aces original request Severe Drought Threat The severe drought threat in jreat plains states was expected to iemand a greater share of the gov ernments work re ief fund Just how much though was believed to turn largely on de velopments in these regions in the i next few weeks The house still was engaged in de bating the social security bill In an unusual attempt to speed this and other administration legislation Speaker Byrns left his chair and urged members to stay on the job until our work is It was his first speech since election to the speakership 1ass Bus Control The senate passed the motor bus control bill and sent it to the house Other activities In a scathing attack on Senator Long Secretary Ickes at a press conference threatened to cancel all public works projects in Louisiana if legislation is passed to Turn 1o PARC 3 column 1 LAUKA SENATE REJECTS OPTION ON BEER Baldwin Plan Substituted for Committee Bill of Revision BULLETIN MS MOINKS April 10 Tfio Semite passed the beer bill this afternoon by a veto of 47 to 3 An amendment to prohibit the sale of near beer In Iowa was defeated 16 to 32 DES MOINES April 16 The senate by unanimous consent this afternoon substituted the Baldwin amendment to the beer bill drafted by its judiciary committee No 2 The senate previously had con cluded consideration of amend ments to the Baldwin amendment A local option amendment to the beer bill was defeated 20 to 30 Senator Ora C Husted of Truro was sponsor of the amend ment which was similar to the Jocal option act placed in the liquor bill by the senate Two other amendments to the beer bill also were defeated by the senate today One by Senator Carl Aschen brenner D of Pella would have provided for the sale of near beer at places licensed to sell beer It lost 17 to 33 Amendments Defeated Another by Senator George Hop kins of Guthrie Center made it unlawful for holders of beer per mits to allow dancing or music in their establishments The amend ment was defeated 19 to 29 The senate refused to place a 1 cent a gallon inspection tax on beer shipped into the state The tax was proposed by Senator hris Reese D of Marshalltown as a means of enforcing the collection of taxes due the state from beer sales and to finance inspection to determine that ail beer brought in contained the required 66 23 per cent of pure barley malt and did not exceed 4 per cent alcohol by weight His amendment would have ex empted Iowa beer manufacturers from the payment of the proposed nspection fee The senate rejected the Reese proposal by a vole of 19 to 26 Calls It Impractical Opposing the plan Senator Frank Beyers R of Cedar Rapids said it was impractical and that he did not wish to see 50 or 60 more inspec ors which he estimated would be required placed on the state pay roll Senator Byers also contended hat it would be impossible to de erminc the exact quantity of bar ey malt in beer after it had been brewed This opinion was affirmed by Senator M X Geske D of McGregor and by Baldwin who idded however that they were in iympathy with what the Marshall own senator was attempting to ac omplish Opponents of the amendment also ontcnded that it would be uncon titutional and that it would be mpoasiblc to check all beer enter ng the state as to the barley malt ontent Checked at Vats Then how do you explain the revisions of the present law re Tiirn to pmte 3 column 3 EXEMPTION FOR STORES OWNED IN IOWA DENIED House Told Amendment Endangered Validity of Entire Act BULLETIN DES MOINKS April 16 OW Burlngton chain store tax bill wus passed 96 to 12 by the Iowa house today DES MOINES April 16 An eleventh hour effort to exempt Iowa owned chains from provisions of the Burington chain store tax bill was defeated today in the Iowa house as the controversial measure nearecl a final vote The proposal offered by Repre sentative J E Cundy D of Black Hawk lost 22 to 75 after Repre sentatives Don Burington D of Woodbury author of the main bill and B B Hickenlooper R of Linn warned that it would endanger val idity of the entire act In the last six Buring ton said wehave tried everyway known to obtain a legal exemption for all Iowa owned organizations but it just Isnt possible because the constitution requires all persona in any class to be Violation of Constitution described the amendment as a flagrant viola tion the federal To exempt Iowa chains he said Would be to allow them to do businessat a lesser cost than could any out sider which In effect would bft raising a tariff barrier against residents of other states of Clay ogpoaed plan Jon grounds leavethe door open reorganize firms escape taxation The question brought lower branch back to renewed clebate over other exemptions previously written into the bill At the sugges tion of Representative Paul Free burn D of Scott the house again balloted on whether to strike the various classes of exempted firms and taking them up separately voted by strong majorities to retain all but firms dealing in petroleum products Oil Chains Included doingmore than 95 per cent of their total business in the sale of petroleum products prev ously had been exempted from the chain tax on the grounds that they were already burdened with other forms of taxation House members reversed their attitude today voting 67 to 32 to make them again eligible or payment of the chain store evies Representative Earl Fishbaugh R of Page had declared to he house that we are making a shamble of this bill which will ulti mately wreck it by trying to escape our own share of the tax burden when it comes close to One additional exemption was in corporated this morning at the sug gestion of Representative Hicken looper setting out that department stores shall not be construed as chain organizations by virtus of their various departments Opposition Swept Aside Opposition was swept aside yes Rice institute Proponents of the measure cpa sidered its successful passage as sured with many of the supporters of the Rice plan pledged to add their votes in the interest of chain store tax The essential difference in the Rice substitute which would have rewritten the bill to iron out what its backers considered constitution al dangers in the original measure was the levy of a flat tax of of 1 per cent on annual gross receipts of chain stores The Burington bill calls for a graduated tax ranging from on business volume not ia excess of on up to additional tax for each additional of business in excess of Former Cuban Navy Officer Arrested in Kidnaping of Bonnet MIAMI April 16 arrest of a man listed as Evaristo Ulloa former Cuban navy officer in connection with the recent 000 ransom kidnaping of EutimlQ Fella Bonnet Havana capitalist was announced hy ;