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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COP5T ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 31935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 252 lowans in Washington Says Preparedness Is Costly U S Fetish By MUNRO KEZER Aug 3 days of the totem pole sacrificial offerings witch raids and other fetishes may have gone but R e p r e sentative Fred Biermann of Decorah Iowa thinks a modern fetish will cost the American people a billion dollars this year The fetish he cites is prepar edness Biermann tims branded army and navy appeals for funds in his most recent house comment on mounting costs of national defense agencies He took the floor to pro test against a bill to accelerate army promotion but his analysis of military expenditures went un answered Appropriations Are Listed The appropriations and allot ments already made to our army for the current fiscal year he said amount to the largest sum that this country or any other country ever has spent in peace time for an army This congress appropriated for the navy The works progress administration allots to the navy for the fiscal year The public works administration has alloted for the navy In other words the navy this year will cost the taxpayers 55S9 000000 and before we adjourn con gress will probably appropriate more money for both the army and the navy In other words the army and the navy this preparedness this fetish of fear and suspicion is to cost us for this fiscal year 000000 Thurston Is Representatiye Lloyd Thurston Osceolai Iowa republican and dean of the Iowa republican delegation in congress is debating whether to ac cept an offer of the new Philippine Turn to rage 2 Column 1 MAN LYNCHED BY CALIFORNIA MOB Victim Dragged From Jail as Lone Deputy Is Held Prisoner YREKA Cal Aug 3 mob of 25 to 50 masked men dragged C L Johnson 24 from the county jail here early today and lynched him for the slaying of Chief of Po lice F R Daw of Dunsmuir Cal The lone deputy sheriff on duty in the county jail was kidnaped and a bystander was held prisoner until after Johnson a white man was hanged from a pine tree three miles south of Yreka He was fully dressed except for his shoes left in his jail cell when he was cut down by Sheriffs offi cers at 4 a m two hours after the mob left his body dangling from the tree Was Confessed Robber The young man a confessed rob ber from Reno Nev and Klamath Falls Ore was taken from his cell exactly 12 hours after the funeral of the police officer he was accused of killing last Monday morning I suppobe they talked it over at Tiirn to Pafe 2 Column 5 FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday preceded by thundershowers in extreme east portion Saturday afternoon or early Saturday night Somewhat cooler in west and north central portions Saturday night MINNESOTA Fair Saturday night and Sunday somewhat cool er in southeast portion Saturday night and along Lake Superior Sunday warmer in northwest portion Sunday afternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 86 Minimum in Night 69 At 8 A M Saturday 75 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Aug 3 outlook for the period Aug 5 to Aug 10 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Generally fair Monday followed by showers beginning Tuesday or Wednesday fair again Friday and Saturday ris ing temperatures first of week cooler about Saturday LEAGUE TO RESUME ARBITRATION Delegates Welcomed by Mayor Burns at Joint Gatbermg A three cornered fight for next years convention place engaged the attention of several hundred dele gates attending the annual sessions of the Loyal Order of Moose hers Saturday Supporters of Dubuque Fort Dodge and Iowa City were working among the delegates as the business session at the Moose hall progress ed A joint session with the Women of the Moose opened Saturday morning with Dictator William P Chamberlain of the local lodge pre siding Invocation was given by the Rev D L Kratz of the Church of Christ After a few remarks Mi1 Chamberlain turned the gavel over to C K Walker Burlington presi vice president gave the response Welcomed by Burns The Moose members were wel comed by Mayor J J Burns Charles Bowers Des Moines first vice president gave the respouse An address on the work of the lodge was given by Judge J WillU Pierson past supreme dictator fol lowed by short talks by Mrs Henry of the local chapter of the Women of the Moose Fern Stover Moose heart HI national director of homemaking among the Women of Moose Bert W Johnson Chicago supreme trustee and Fred Zabel Davenport supreme councilman Music was furnished by the Little German band The joint session then closed with another prayer by Mr Kratz Gives Report At the business session Morgan J McEnaney gave a preliminary re port of the credentials committee A detailed report for the year was iven by E U Meyer Davenport secretarytreasurer The delegates swung into the af ternoon session awaiting tne arrival of five supreme officers expected to come by airplane from St Louis These are Walter S Fuff supreme dictator Malcolm R Giles supreme secretary George Eubanks deputy supreme secretary Paul P Schmitz in charge of international enrollment and A Ladner Jr past supreme dictator Delegates Arrive Delegates flocked in from all parts of the state early Saturday morning rushing the registration desk at the Hotel Hanford the con vention headquarters A group of Davenport delegates who came in a bus reported being thrown into the ditch when a blowout occurred near Cedar Rapids No one was hurt Sundays program will include a tour about the city a parade through the business section of the city an address by Walter S Ruff supreme dictator of the Moose ex emplification of work by the Ma son City degree staff and drill team and the convention banquet at the Hotel Hanford at oclock Public Hearings for Inquiry Into Railroad Financing Is Planned WASHINGTON Aug 3 Senate interstate commerce com mittee investigators disclosed today they were laying the groundwork for public hearings in a wide in quiry into railroad financing by culling records of the large New York banking firm of Kuhn Loeo and company The investigators also announced they were looking into the books of the Missouri Pacific financed by J P Morgan and company and the financial background of the Chica go Milwaukee St Paul and Pacif ic Both railroads are in process of reorganization The Milwaukee is financed largely through Kuhn Loeb Public hearings by a subcommit tee headed by Senator Wheeler D Mont are not expected to start until late fall However a letter Wheeler has sent the interstate commerce commission indicates i they may begin earlier if the com I mission proceeds to approve pcnd i irg reorganizations at a pnce that i Wheeler considers too rapid Moose Officers C K WALKER Burlington President TJ MEYEK Davenport SecretaryTreasurer WAGE SCALES IN PROJECTS SET Protest to Putting Iowa in Agricultural States Classification DES MOINES Aug 3 works progress administration to day set forth in a bulletin the wage scales to be paid in Iowa counties on WPA projects Common labor is to receive from 229 to 321 cents an hour depending on the size of the largest city in the county Skilled labor is to re ceive from 314 to 514 cents an hour Protest Classification Iowa has been classed among ag ricultural states by the federal ad ministration The state federation of labor and the Des Moines city coun cil have protested this classification tc Harry L Hopkins federal PWA adminstrator and to President Roosevelt and members of the Iowa congressional delegation They contend Iowa exceeds 22 other states in value of industrial output and should be classified in the higher wage brackets paid in industrial states A maximum of 140 hours work a month is allowable on PWA pro jects Wages Are Set Following are the monthly wages set for Iowa Cities more than 100000 un skilled S45 intermediate skilled professional S79 50000 to 100000 unskilled S2 intermediate S54 skilled S66 pro fessional S73 25000 to 50000 unskilled f40 intermediate S50 skilled S60 pro fessional J66 5000 to 25000 unskilled S35 in termediate skilled S52 sional S57 I Less than 5000 unskilled S32 ini leimediate 538 skilled S44 pro fessional S4S i SOVIET ABANDON FLIGHT MS BY POLE Turn Back to Moscow as Oil System Trouble Develops MOSCOW Aug 3 crew of the soviet polar plane abandoned their projected nonstop flight to San Francisco tonight because or1 oil trouble and turned back The plane started its voyage in a driving rain but despite the fact that the air field was muddy got away to a graceful takeoff flight as a huge throng cheered United States Ambassador Wil liam C Bullitt and Major Phillip I Faymonville American military at tache were among the invited meats who stood in the rain to hcer Levaneffsky Copilot Georgo Raidukoff and Navigator Victor Ly chenecko on their way High soviet officials were present The flight routed across the North Pole would have beeen 6000 miles long The plane was a closed cabin and a retractable landing gear It is equipped with a three blade propel ler Its gray fuselage is striped with black and on its red wings are in scribed in black letters UR S S No 25 Held in Slaying Three Cornered Race for 1936 Moose Convention SUPREME ATTEND MEETING OF STATE BODY M and St Lv Requests Privilege to Abandon 126 Miles of Track WASHINGTON Aug 3 ceivers for the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad today asked the in terstate commerce commission for permission to abandon 126 miles ot track The abandonment is in five dif ferent segments The company has been in receiv ership since 1923 and several mentis ago the reconstruction cor poration agreed to lend to a group of western railroads to buy portions of the line which can be abandoned Todays application had no bear ing on the RFC loan and included the following Algona to Corwith Iowa 15 miles Newburg to Van Cleve Iowa 16 miles Spencer to Storm Lake Iowa 37 miles Angus to Kalo Junction Iowa 44 miles and G M Junction to Montezu ma Iowa 14 miles Minnesotan Is Killed in Waterloo Accident WATERLOO Aug 3 Omar Moore 27 Pipestone Minn died in a hospital here early this morning of a fractured skull received when the freight truck of the Rohweder Truck Lines Pipestone struck a bridge abutment on highway 218 seven miles south of Waterloo about 4 a m Carl Young driver of the truck was uninjured The heavy trailer van broke loose from the cab and crashed down on top of the cab Sure Crop Sowa Justin Bany in Cherokee Times Corn on the northwest Iowa farms has been making wonderful advancement dur ing the post two weeks and the prospect for a bumper crop now seems most favor able Harvesting of small grain is under way and farm ers report promise of a big yield though rust has done some damage to fields in scattered sections of the county The hay crop is abundant and feed of all kinds will be plentiful Live stock is in excellent condi tion as a result of the un usually abundant pasturage All in all things are about as near perfect here in north west Iowa as one may hope to see them in any one sea son Mystery in Slaying at Des Moines THE WEEK IN IOWA By The Associated Press Who called tele phoned the Des Moines police sta tion as the city awoke Tuesday morning Youll find a voice informed a sleepy desk sergeant an injured man at Guthrie and Hubbell But the police crew which drove to the intersection found a dead man That man was John LeClair 20 White Line Transfer company gar je mechanic who had lightly kissed his 17 year old bride goodby when he went to work the evening knowing it was good by forever In Weed His body was lying In a clew dampened weed patch where it was thrown after a shotgun slug tore into his siuill and let out his life LeCJair disappeared from the ga rage sometime after a in Where did he go Why did he leave the garage Detectives shrugged Who shot him When Where Why Detectives shook their heads Auto Also Disappears Who called Detectives spread their hands But LeClairs automobile too disappeared from the garage Offic ers started searching for it Came word an Anamosa service station proprietor had been threatened with a shotgun by a driver who obtained gas and oil and drove away without paying The proprietor looked at police record picturesthought the driver might be Donald Lammey 20 Des Moines paroled convict He said the automobile was LeClairs Found at Iowa Falls The car was found at Iowa Falls Thereon were fingerprints These identification officers said were made by Donald Lammey The hue and cry of a man hunt was raised throughout the midwest Officers said that Lammey found they believed they could answer the question LeClairs mother moaned as she saw her sons body lowered into the grave Who could have killed my boy Why did they do it Dwarf Shoots Girl A dwarf must learn to laugh Marshall Shorty Bascombe 27 Osage learned that long ago He laughed however wryly when people twitted him because he never grew taller than a mans belt buckle But Shorty Bascombe forgot to laugh when Marie Meggett 23 a waitress and Osage beauty contest winner refused his present There Turn to Page 2 Column 7 G A R HEAD IN IOWA SUCCUMBS Funeral to Be Held Sunday in Grundy Center for H B Kelly 94 WATERLOO Aug 3 Fu neral services for H B Kelly 94 commander of the Iowa department of the Grand Army of the Republic who died at his home here Friday at p m will be held at p m Sunday at the First Metho distachurch Grundv Center Kelly became ill after visiting Grand Army posts during the heat wave He was in a coma for two days preceding his death Was Last in Post Kelly who came from Dane coun ty Wis to Grundy county in 1875 locating on a farm near Reinback organized a post in Reinbeck and as sisted in starting post No 71 in Grundy Center of which he was the sole survivor He joined Company K Third Wis consin infantry in April 1861 He served in Virginia and Maryland under Generals Banks and Thomas Tn 1S61 because of serious disabil ity he was sent home to die but lived 72 years afterward the ma jority of the time in robust health Called Assistant Surgeon Kelly won the title of assistant surgeon on the records of the war department in Washington because of his selfcomposure in assisting a surgeon in an army hospital in Culpepper Va following the bloody battle of Cedar Mountain Va Aug 9 1862 Prior to his election ns com mander of the Iowa department at the encampment in Waterloo last June he was senior vice com mander HOUSE REJECTS SEVERAL OF FR VIEWS ON TAXES House Moves Swiftly to Vote on New Tax M easure By CLAKENCE M WRIGHT WASHINGTON AUG 3 The preponderantly democratic bouse disagreed with President Roosevelt today on a number of im portant points involved in the 000000 tax bill First it narrowed from 6 to 1 per cent the graduated tax on corpor ation incomes Then it agreed against the pres idents wishes that corporations should be allowed to make taxfree charitable donations Against Presidents Idoii It also voted 65 to 12 against the presidents idea of levying a new tax on dividends paid by one cor poration to another Earlier it had approved new in creased surtaxes on all individual incomes over Representative McFarlane D Texas offered an amendment to levy a 2 per cent tax on intercor porate dividends I am not at liberty to quote the president he said But I have talked with the president and he is heartily in favor of this amend in favor of this tax on corporation dividends Rejected 65 to 12 Only half a dozen democrats joined him in voting for the amend ment which was rejected 65 to 12 The president had recommended that the present flat 13 per cent tax on corporation incomes be re placed with a graduated levy of 10 to 16 per cent The house ways and means committee dis agreed recommending that the new rate be 13 i to 14 U per cent The house accepted its committees recommendation Voting down every amendment offered except those proposed by the ways and means committee the house moved swiftly toward the final vote which leaders have prom ised Monday Others Are Approved It approved new inheritance taxes ranging from 4 to 75 per cent excess profits levies of 5 to 20 per cent and gift taxes from 3 to 57 per cent Proposals which would have tak en as much as 99 per cent of gifts and inheritances above 550000 were rejected Delays Final Vote Later the house finished consid eration of amendments but delayed a final vote on passage until Mon day Action on a motion by Repre sentative Treadway R Mass to send the billl back to committee also was postponed over the week end Compromise Is Considered There was talk of a possible com promise on the question of abolish ing certain holding companies Sen ator Wheeler D chairman of the senate conferees deadlocked still with those from the house in dicated his side might recede a bit from its stand The senate bill calls for manda tory abolition of unnecessary holding companies something want ed by the president Wheeler indi cated his conferees might ngrec to permit more holding companies than would now be possible under the senate bill Representative Huddleston D Ala said the house also might yield something but we certainly wont accept the senate section Its just plain crazy Noncommittal on Abolition The president at his press confer ence said he hoped the bill would pass at this session but he was non committal on the abolition clause He chuckled about testimony that E P Cramer New Jersey advertis Ttmi tt Iace 2 Cdhmin H MANDEVILLE ZENGE Two Accidents Caused by Bumble Bee Sting STATES ZENGE IS T F JONES Prosecutor Says Important Step Made in Slaying Investigation CHICAGO Aug 3 ville Zenge today was pointed ou1 as the mysterious T F Jones who disappeared from an Ann Ar bor hotel on the same day that Dr Walter J Bauer was kidnaped an taken to Chicago where he late died of a mutilation operation Zenge was viewed by Oren J Guiett of Flint Mich who had the room next to Jones at the Jenningf hotel in Ann Arbor Detectives had placed dark glasses on Zenge as Jones had worn them constantly at the hotel Thats Jones said Guiott Zcnge Only Smiles Zenge looked at Guiett and smil ed In his dying statement Dr Bauer told detectives that the emascula tion operation was performed by a fellow guest at the hotel who had kidnaped him and forced him to drive to Chicago Dr Bauer also told police he sus pected the man who kidnaped him was a former suitor of the woman he had married three weeks before and said that Zenge a childhood sweetheart of his wife had ex pressed his resentment at the mar riage Prosecutor Dougherty said that in connecting Jones and Zenge the state had made an important step in its investigation Seen Six Times Before viewing Zenge Guiett said he had seen Jones on six differ ent times last Mon day and three times last Tuesday He first saw Jones on the front porch of the hotel at 7 a m Monday lie said when Jones wearing dark glasses and a gray suit checked in Guiett said he thought Jones was a resident of the hotel and said hello to him but that Jones walked by without speaking Charles S Dougherty assistant states attorney said that Zenge would be booked on a murdci charge either this afternoon or to morrow Will Bring Widow Unable to make the stolid 26 yeai old Missouri carpenter even mention Dr Bauer or to admit knowing him investigators expressed the beliel Zenge would talk when chonfrontcc by Mrs Louise Schaffer Bauer widow of the slain man Dougherty said Mrs Bauer would arrive here tomorrow afternoon from Cleveland where funeral ser vices were held today for Dr Bauer The prosecutor indicated he hat completed his questioning of Zenge for today and that the suspecl would be taken from the crimina courts building to police headquar ters Omaba Tram Workers Seek General Strike LEAGUE COUNCIL VOTES SESSIONS TO BE SEPT 5 Resolution Is Passed on ItaloEthiopian Struggle GENEVA Aug 3 eague of nations council in public ession tonight adopted resolutions esuming arbitation of the Ualual ncident in the bitter ItaloEthio ian struggle and calling a session or Sept 5 to discuss the dispute all its aspects The arbitration resolution went ailing through by unanimous vote he second resolution was unani mous with the exception of Italy hich abstained from voting in ac ordancc with the previous declara lon of Baron Pompeo Aloisi II Duces chief envoy If the controversy is settled be orehand under the plan of arbitra ion agreed upon by the three pow rs last night that will be well and ood Eden said but whether the mpcnding parley succeeds or col apses the league council will con icier the situation and decide what hall be done Three Points Listed The three points agreed upon by he powers are 1 Resumption of arbitration by letting in action peace machinery of the ItaloEthiopian friendship treaty of 1928 A fifth neutral member will be added to the concili ation commission 2 England France and Italy will confer soon in France to consider possibilities of a broad political settlement of the ItaloEtHopian dispute 3 The League of Nations council will consider the entire subject Sep tember 4 Public Session Soon A public session of the council probably will be held tonight Eden said postponed to permit the Ethi opian delegation time to transmit the text of the draft resolution to Addis Abarba and receive Emperor rlaile Selassies reply Premier Mussolini although wili ng to accept the Sept i discussion of the situation concerning the arbi ration of the Ualual clash never heless strove to avoid fixing a date or the leagues survey of the con lict as a whole In this he failed Expected to Make Decision The league council on Sept 4 not only will be asked to examine the whole situation said the Erit sh negotiator early this morning but will be expected to make a de ision on it Leaders of the three participating big powers understand that Italy vill be represented at the Septem ber league session but probably will abstain from actual discussion The bitterest pill for the Ethio pians to swallow is their exclusion rom the conference of the throe big powers The conferences will be concerned with setting in motion the eace machinery provided in the 1928 ItaloEthiopian treaty ot riendship which the Ethiopians have repudiated as nonexistent Will Accept Proposals ADDIS ABABA Aug 3 Emperor Haile Selassie announced this afternoon I have instructed my delegate to Geneva to accept the leagues proposals designed to settle the quarrel with Italy As the emperor signified his agreement to the formula for re newed arbitration of his dispute with II Duce reports were circulat OMAHA Aug 3 Omaha streetcar workers today launched a movement to revive their proposal for a 48 hour general YORK Pa Aug 3 sympathy strike which the Oma ble bee stung Miss Joan Gegler Miss Keglers auto crashed into an electric power pole The power toppled and pulled down high ten sion wires Hugh Mclnes hurried to investigate fell from the running honrd of nn automobile and was hurt The bumble bee got awav ha central labor union tabled at its meeting here last night James C Perkins chairman of the tram workers strike committee told re porters after the central labor union meeting that his organization would carry its fight for a general walk out to all of the local unions Tun BOOKLET OF RECIPES Soups salads and sandwiches is a collection of 150 handy recipes for light summer dishes There are hot and cold all especially prepared for summer These recipes will add variety to the daily menu and give many novel ideas for parties teas late suppers picnics and porch luncheons Six cents will bring a copy to any read er Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Inormation bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Soups 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