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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home XL FIVE CENTS A COPt ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE t THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH lOWAJNS NEIGHBORS 1 V J i HOME EDITION MASON CITY FRIDAY APRIL 27 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO BEGT1ON8 SECT JON ONE NO 172 See Change in Cabinet Report Morgenthau Will Take Post in Europe By HEUBERT PLUMMER ASHliNGTON April 27 The rumor that theres to bean other important change in Presi dent Roosevelts cabinet continues to circulate among those who profess to have a k n o w 1 e d ge of goes on in side The most per sistent report is that Secretary Morgenthau will leave the treas ury possibly for some choice dip lomatic post in Europe Those intimately acquainted with the secretary are quick to discount the idea They say he is happy where he is that he has no desire to leave One person who should kuow if anyone does says that Morgenthau was offered an ambassadorship by the president immediately sifter the election He is said to have declined with thanks declaring he preferred to remain in Washington where things were happening lather than to be stuck away in some foreign country where he must rely on cables and the newspapersto keep up with the progress of the new So far as is known there have been no indications he has changed his mind Breaks Observers in the house are won dering what would happen if Bill Bankhcad of Alabama enjoyed per fect health and strength at present Recently elevated to the chair manshipof the powerfulcommittee on rules the Alabaman is one of the three titular leaders of the house The speaker and democratic floor leader are the other Bankheatl has been in health ever the special ses sion He collapsed in the democratic cloakroom in April a year ago just after he had completed a speech on the floor With the democratic leadership oj the house in its present status al most anything could happen in the next congress Bankhead would be iu a strategic position to capitalize Senatorial Rudder And speaking of leaders the ab sence of Joe Robinson democratic leader of the senate for a week or so recently because of illness in his family was sorely felt in the sen ate For days the senators flounder ed around That rarely happens when Robinson is there He may have his faults but when he is on deck he keeps things moving even if he has to resort to slavedriving tactics Vice President Garner closed a recent telephone conversation with President Roosevelt at the white house with All right old top well see what we can do Machados Defense Mapped Out While He Evades Capture NEW YORK April 27 de fense for Gerardo Machado against a return to the Cuban republic he once ruled was thrown up today as he still evaded capture Friends of the former Cuban president whose dictatorship ended in revolution called Henry G Gray a New York attorney to ad vise them in the fight to prevent Machados extradition While authorities of New York 3nd neighboring states hunted the exile on Cuba itself was placed the burden of finding him Between secret sallies Raymond J Mulligan United said it was his duty to make ar tests but that in extradition pro ceedings the task of locating the fugitive was one essentially for the foreign government wanting him The Machado trail dropped of f at the west end avenue apartment house towhich he was driven in a taxicab DILLINGER AIDE ELUDES POSSES Arizonas Mi Wea FORECAST IOWA Fa I r light frost not so cold northwest portion Fri day night Saturday fair and warmer MINNESOTA Generally fair and not so cold Friday night Saturday partly cloudy and warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2thour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 57 Minimum In Jsight 27 At 8 Friday 35 ZAMORA NAMES SAMPER IBANEZ TO PICK CABINET Spain Excited as King Supporters Attack Government MADRID April 27 dent Alcala Zamora today named RIcardo Samper Ibanez resigned minister of industry andcommerce to form a new government The presidents action came after three days In which Spain was with out a cabinet and monarchists com mented upon the fact that such a situation was unheard of in the days of the king There were no immediate nidi cations as to what steps Samper Ibanez would take to organize a new government and the presidents difficulties in naming a new pre mier were considered as an indica tion that Samper might have trou bles of his own The appointment came while some factions still clamored for the reappointment of Alejandro Ler roux who resigned with his cabinet Wednesday Comes as Surprise The naming of Samper was a political surprise He is technically a radical republican and is compar atively new topolitics buthas been known as a follower of Lerroiix Officialijcircles said they believed he a govern ment similar to that which Lerroux headed but perhaps on a wider coalition basis The premiership had been offered to Martinez dc Velasco the Agra rian party chief He turned it down The expectation was that if the president could not assure peace through formation of a government acceptable to all major groups he would himself resign Excitement prevails High excitement prevailed at word from in the twentyfifth day of a general strike another bomb explosion had resulted in serious injuries to three persons There were reports of wide spread similar displays of violence At Guadalara 215 prisoners be gan a iJall hunger strike after the release under Spains new amnesty law of 20 political prisoners THREE HURT IN ROCKWELL CRASH One Man Is in Unconscious Condition After Auto Hits Culvert Three men were injured one seri ously early Friday morning when the car in which they were riding struck a culyert two miles south of Rockwell and onehalf mile east on the Dougherty road All three men were confined at the Mercy hos pital at Mason City where Dale Moore 30 Belle Plaine was still in an unconscious condition late Fri day afternoon Lylc Turner 42 Mason City formerly a Lake Mills resident was also badly injured but regained con sciousness Friday morning Both Turner and Moore received severe head injuries Moores throat being cut from ear to ear by broken glass The men lay in the road for more than an hour following the acci dent before M J McLaughlin 22 Dougherty who was driving the car at the time of the accident could summon help Dr F H Rodmeyer and Marshal E C Petersou of Sheffield were finally summoned by telephone from a farmhouse and brought the three men to the Mason City hos pital about oclock in the morning Turner and Moore were both unconscious when brought to the hospital Moore being given up for dead Mr McLaughlin who is the son of T J McLaughlin of Dougherty received an injury to his head and a deep cut on one knee Both Mr Turner and Mr Moore have been employed by the Chicago and North Western railroad on bridge construction at Dougherty The three men had spent the eve ning in Mason City and were re turning to Dougherty having left highway 65 for the gravel road The car which struck the side of the culvert near the approach of a bridge was badly damaged AFTER DILLINGER W A Korer federal agent who captured the notor ious George Machine Gun Kelly led some of the rein forcements rushed into northern Wisconsin to hunt John Dillin ger Associated Press Senate Near to Voting on Airmail Bity Democrat Chiefs Lay Down No Holiday Ruling 27 The administrations airmail bill neared a senate vote today with democratic leaders laying down a no Saturday holiday law unless balloting replaces oratory before nightfall Democrats have hit at the former airmail contract holders and re publicans have assailed the can cellation of those agreements dur ing nearly a week of intermittent debate Sure of Passage The measure Is certain of passage Addenda would take care of President Roosevelts idea for a commission to study out a unified aviation policy The during the last few days has gen erated talk of a May adjournment after all The stock market bill probably will be brought up next week Minority opposition to the Roose velt reciprocal tariff bill promised some trouble ahead however with republicans concentrating on a drive to guarantee each industry a hearing before the tariff on its product is lowered Decision Put Off A decision on whether to follow the treasurys request and stage an Investigation of silver holders waa put off until tomorrow by the sen ate banking committee House leaders plan to oppose on Monday the almost completely sen atewritten tax bill They made a thumbs down motion however to ward the proposal for a oneyear 10 per cent addition to individual Income taxes A house memorial service for its deceased members was called for this morning Reports of Finding Lindberghs Ransom Money Called False WASHINGTON April 27 J Edgar Hoover director of the justice departments division of In vestigation today described as without a scintilla of truth re ports published In Boston that a large amount of the Lind bergh ransom money had been found in New England Iowa Senator Flays Roosevelt Program BUFFALO N April 27 Senator L T Dickinson of Iowa In an address for delivery at a repub lican rally here aaid the socialis tic program of the Roosevelt ad ministration ruined every country where it has been SCARS OF FARM REVOLT OF YEAR AGO STILL SEEN Refinancing of Mortgages Change LE MARS ApHlv27 year ago today angry farmers dragged a judge from his court bench here and threatened to hang him for signing mortgage foreclos ure decrees The incident climaxed a series of farm disturbances in the northwest Iowa sector Mortgage foreclosures were stopped by force and officers with writs of attachment on chat tels were ejected from farms The scars of those riotoua pro tests against economic troubles and the resulting two weeks of martial law during which 100 farm ers were jailed still remain Court Appeals Oenied The st of the alleged leaders of the attack on Judge C C Brad ley have just begun jail sentences one for a year and the other for six months Appeals to the state su preme court were denied But government loans on corn federal refinancing mort gages and CWA relief have trough money to farmerand businessman alike farmers followed oni thei crop1 this winter CWA wages totaled much of which went to mral Give Immediate Cash These revenues provided immedi ate cash for farm rental personal needs and old bills The big problem that of high In terest mortgages was dented by in federal land bank loans on a long time basis J E Kelley local land bank representative es timated more than in loans will have been executed be fore the program is completed More than of the eligible farmers jpined the AAA corn hog production control campaign and cash benefit payments will be made soon to these cooperating farmers Dissenters Kenmin There still are of course a num ber of dissenters who have not for given the useof national guards men to restore order last spring But no wish to resort again to force is apparent The boys have found a different way of expressing themselves now R F Starzl editor of the Le Mars GlobePost observed They have gone political and are holding meet ings all over the county They expect to takea hand in punishing the county supervisors whom they consider unfriendly and the same Idea is to be used on as pirants for higher BISHOP CANNON MISSBURROUGHS HELD NOT GUILTY WASHINGTON April 27 Bishop James Cannon and Miss Ada L Burroughs were acquitted today of conspiracy to violate an election law in the churchmans 1928 campaign against Alfred E Smith The jury of n men and a woman had been out three and onehalf hours The jury retired shortly after noon after receiving Instructions on th Jaw applying to the case from Justice Peyton Gordon In the closing prosecution argu ment Leslie C Garnett the district attorney pictured the Southern Methodist churchman as like a ward hcoler passing out money from the pockets of his bishops roas during the campaign against Alfred E Smith Justice Gordon devoted more than an hour to outlining the points to be considered Cannon and Miss Burroughs sat side by side at the end of the coun sel table each staring steadily the judge as he made ha charge at jury WOMARSAVES HIM Charles M Kclln Jr telephone engineer Fort Worth was rescued from tho rumblo seat of Ills own by a woman filling Mutton op erator after three men had kiil imixd him JLho woinun Mrs G H ftlcKee heard Kelln tap ping fromhis and her husbands pistol tho trio couldnt pay for gas Two of were caught Associated Open Conference GermahrDebts Transfer Scheme British Warn Against Any Moratorium on Dawes Young Loans BERLIN April 27 con ference on the proposed transfer of German foreign debts a favorable outcome of which is held vital for revival of world trade opened here this afternoon in an atmosphere of uncertainty Germans at the last minute it was learned were warned against moratorium plans for the Dawes and Young loans by Great Britain Negotiations were conducted with the greatest pecrecy Dr HJalmar Schacht president of the Reichsbanlt is speklng to con vince creditors that suspension of interest payment is neccsary be cause gold coverage has reached a low level and to offer scrip payment as an alternative Through Dr Schacht Germanys position has already been made clear Leon Fraser American and pres ident of the bank for Intelnational settlements was elected chairman of the creditors British Warn Germany LONDON April 27 British government has warned Germany that it would take a grave view of any proposal to apply a transfer moratorium to the Dawes and Young loans the Asso ciated Press learned today This warning was delivered for mally to Baron Konstantin von Neu rath German foreign minister in Berlin yesterday by Sir Eric Phlppa ambassador to Germany There have been recurrent ru mors that the reich intended to take such a step official circles however professed today to have no knowl edge officially from Berlin that Germany would take such action It waa pointed out in official cir cles that the Dawes and Young loans were raised under Intergov ernmental auspices and in addition that they are governed by a series of those reached atthe London conference in 1024 and at the subsequent Hague and Paris conferences of 1930 Called Off CLAIMlONTACT HAS BEEN MADE WITH KIDNAPERS Safety of Year Old Girl Comes First Says Officer i TUCSON April 27 Pima county deputy sheriff who declined to allow his nanio to be used aaid today he understood a contact had been made during the night with the kidnapers of 6 year old June Robles The contact If it was made was believed to have followed a tem porary withdrawal of official and volunteer searchers at 2 a by request of tho Roblea family Nc Immediate confirmation of the negotiation report was forth coming Members of the family were quot ed by investigators as saying they desired to negotiate direct withthe abductors if possible fearing the little dark eyed girla life would be forfeited If the search continued much longer without result Agreed to lay Tho unverified report said that Bernabe wealthy grandfather of child had agreed in abductors to pay1 the ran som demanded i family refused to makes any statement The to whichyhWdroda of volunteers including American Le gion men hclfofrldera of tho cattle range had rallied re mained officially in abeyance The cowmen however remained on the alert readyto ride to the aidof the aged cattlo history dates back to the days of the Spanish lancV grants should the reported negotiations miss fire Greatest Manhunt Arizonas greatest manhunt was abruptly suspended early today to permit Fernando Robles to nego tiate with the kidnapers of his daughter The safety of the child comes Undersheriff Colby A Far rar said in announcing that hun dreds of peace officers ranchers cowboys and volunteers had been ordered to halt the seaich for the girl who is being held for ransom His action was taken after the father of tho girl and Carlos Ro bles her uncle announced they were ready to meet tho demands of the kidnapers Another factor In their decision was the condition of Mrs Rohles who was reported near a collapse Resolution to Probe Milk Sale Approved by House Committee WASHINGTON April 27 The Kopplcmann resolution author izing the federal trade commission to investigate the sale and distribu tion of rnllk and other dairy pro ducts was approved today by the house interstate commerce commit tee The commission would be directed to Inquire into cooperatives cor porations and others handling milk to determine whether prices arc unreasonably high and whether con ditions are such as to create a mon opoly In the sale and distribution Introduced by Representative Koppelmann the meas ure is based on an audit mado by tho farm adjustment administra tion showing that distributors in four of tho largest mlllcsheda made a net profit In five of more than 25 per cent Nearly Million in Loans Asked From Omaha CoOp Bank OMAHA April 27 than three quarters of amillion dol lars in applications for loans arc on file with theOmaha bank for co operatives Jerry Mason president said Thirtyone applications have been received from Iowa and a like number from Nebraska Twenty have been filed by South Dakota cooporatives and three have been received from Wyoming TREATED GANGSTERS For falling to report treat ment und his first HciitciiAnt John Hamil ton for gunshot wounds Dr N O Morlenseii has been sus jHiiidud ns St 1ttiil city health officer Mnrtcuseu ispres ident of tho Minnesota board bt hciilUi formerdistrict Legion coniuiumler JMjtornwr county coroner Hiui is president of tho North west Medical Off cors iissocliitton Tho bixmllts worn wounded either hi tho Ma Son Citybankholdup March 13 or the Sioux Falls robbery March t Associated 1rcss INBREMERCASE of Ransom Is Found in Pockets of Reputed Convict CHICAGO April of a suspect carrying the paid for tho release of Ed ward Bromer St Paul banker and brewer from kidnapers several months ago was disclosed here to day The suspect William K Vldler 34 a reputed was arrested In R Chicago gambling establish ment and has been held Incummunl cado by federal authorities since then A1 After others in his offico had denied reports oftho arrest for sev eral hours Mclvln H Purvis chief of theU S division Investiga tion here acknowledged that VIdJcr was in custody and the money re covered Found In Pockets The money found in Vidlers pockets PunIs disclosed included in and mils Identified as part of the ransom money Police aald Vidler lived at 5501 North Clark street Chicago and that ho had served a sentenceof oneto ten years In the penitentiary for automobile theft Federal authorities said they hoped Vidlers arrest would help to Turn 1o 2 Column 3 Arrive at Truce in Cleveland Gasoline Truck Drivers Strike CLEVELAND April 27 truce In tho strike of 270 gasoline truck drivers which will insure con tinued operation of 500 independent filling stations In Cleveland and 369 others in Cuyahoga county was an nounced today by Mayor Harry L Davis Dillingers Girl Carries Keys to Police Station Hollywood Upset by Report No Theory Advanced LOS ANGELES April 27 A report that keys to the Holly wood police station had beeii found in the possession of Evelyn Fre chette alleged aide of John Dlllin ger stirred police In the movie city The TImcf said keys found Inthe womans possession had been tried of justice agents In the locks of the polico station and that they fitted the door to the de tective bureau and other strategic Joseph Dunn in charge of the department of here declined to comment Tho newspaper said police offi cers were shown pictures Frechette woman who is credited with supplying Dilllnger with the wooden gun with whichhe bluffed his way out of Point jail but none recognised No one could offer a theory as to how the keys might have come Lulo her possession NELSON ESCAPES IN STOLEN CAR MAY BE IN IOWA Slayer of U S Agent Leaves Hideout in April 27 woodsmen ho hunted hotguns and George y tho most dangerous of John DllUngers band of killers today1 appeared to have escaped from this section Posses oflnorthivooda learning Nelson had tiled from here In a automobileafterhiding out in anIndians shackfor two believed they had the desperado at Wlsv 40 relies west of where Dllilnger escaped gunpattle Saturday but heitwasogone whenthe trap AH Roads t Although authorities thought it Nelson Paul other1 high OFFICERS PATRbL Members Tpfjithef Mason CityS police force and the fico were east of Mason City after noon1 upon having received port that George had crossed J the rMissis had crossed J the rMissis aippi riyer into dhis way XiiA j rYSevoia ce heavily armecljwent east of Masoti Cityshortly1 iif close yj connections were inaintaiuecl vfiihtheoffices for further developments f v ways tomobilo stopped tho possibility he was still in the FIfleld rafea if f the Dllilnger way from Bohemia resort in the nlghl ityhen were Uioritlea theman who downJW C Bauin department rjustice operative i The today was centered about the Squaw lake Nelson 1s believed to driven tho stolen11 car to a refuge In Shnckr For two days hiding out at a Fence lake In the Lac du Flambeau district With an Indian re clilse Last night theu two shack and walked toward tho vil lage At about 9 p camo upon Adolph Goetz a Merrill letter car rier who was fishing at one of the lakes near left the road walked to the river bank where Goetz was angling for suck era and asked Is that car on the road yours Goetz said it arid Nelson whipped out a plstoj forced Goetz to raise his hands and then de manded the key Forced Into Forcing the Indian into tho two drove off Goetz walked Into Lac du he said Catfish was told to direct Nelson driving the car to highway 70 the Tom to 5 Parliamentary Law This is a compilation of the estab lished rules of order that govern the proceedings of all deliberative bod ies now available through the Vashington Information bureau of this newspaper It is in tho most practical form briefed for ready reference and clarified so that the average person will Jiot get Jost In a maze of A copy of Parliamentary Law will be sent to any address postpaid for six cents Use coupon Mason CltyiOIobeGnzettc Informntlon Bureau Frederic J Haskln director Washington D Gs I encloseherewithifrjt cents In coin carefully wrapped for the booklet on Parliamentary Street State Mail to Washington D ;