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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION CENTS A COPS MASON TWO SECTIONS lowans in Washington Gillette Is Seen as Potential Senate Candidate ASHINGTON Aug 6 resentative Guy M Gillette Cher okee Iowa demo crat is showing the symptoms of a potential candi date for the Unit ed States senate Gillettes name has been men tioned frequently along with those of Representative Hubert Utter back of Des Moines Repre sentative Otha D Wearin of Hast ings and Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel as likely to enter the contest for the democratic nomination for the seat now held by Senator L J Dickinson Persistently denying he has made any plans for the senate race or that he knows what he might do Gillette nevertheless has been sounding the sentiment of numerous Iowa democrats as to the situation Construed as Consideration Some of his friends as well as some of his opponents bave con strued this as an indication he is giving the question of entering the race serious consideration His secretary Donald Parel now is in Des Moines seeking to facili tate handling of work projects for Gillettes district through the state works progress administration Gillette laughingly admits SEARCH FOR HOPSON FRUITLESS Mussolini Calls 75000 More Italians to Arms ETHIOPIA KEEPS FORWAGINGWAR Launching of Red Cross in African Nation Is Latest Move SITUATION AT A GLAKCE ADDIS of Red Cross advances Ethiopias preparations for war with Italy mobilization of 75000 men ordered Folitis former Greek minister to Paris seen as conciliation commission umpire drafts recom mendations for cabinet preparing for Paris tripower conferences some lowans thought this was a move in a senatorial bid but denies it had any such implication The congressman like Dickinson whose seat he may try for is white haired and a ready speaker al though he has yet to make his first formal speech in the house He is serving his second term and is chair man of the unofficial but sometimes effective house farm bloc Named to Act as Head An originator of the plan for this group Gillette was named to act as its head when it was organized ear ly this session Since then he has been a major influence in keeping it active Amongits major achieve ments was applying pressure and working out the strategy which led to passage by congress of a bill re ducing interest rates on federal land bank loans Gillette has appointed numerous committees of middlewestern solons to work on problems as they arose and among them named one of the other potential Iowa democratic sen atorial candidates Representative Utterback as chairman of a com mittee which has successfully work ed for inclusion of a substantial farmtomarket road program in the new work relief campaign Born on Farm Gillette was born on an Iowa farm in Cherokee county grew up there and has lived in the county all his life except for absence to participate in the nations army In two foreign wars and to attend con gressional sessions As a youth of 18 he enlisted in the SpanishAmerican war On his return he studied law for two years in a Cherokee office After a year at Drake University he practiced Jaw in Cherokee from 1901 until the World war Was Captain in War During the period he was elected county attorney in 1907 the first democrat elected to that office and in 1912 was selected by a onevote margin to the state senate for a fouryear term An infantry captain in the World war he went to France and with his company was on a train enroute for the front when the armistice was declared Gillette claims he never liked the law practice so when he left the army in March 1919 he began farming and dairying on an 80acre farm at the edge of Cherokee This kept him busy until he entered the democratic congressional lists in 1932 ROME Aug 6 Mussolini today called 75000 more men to arms as a consequence oi heavy Ethiopian mobilizations Specifically he ordered the mobil ization of two regular army divi sions and a volunteer fascist black shirt division and created two re placement divisions The long expected communique No 9 announced the new increase in Italys fightingstrength The communique said that as a consequence of heavy Ethiopian mobilizations along Italian fron tiers the regular army division called Asietta has been called The force will be commanded by General Riccardi 6th Blackshirt Division Mobilization of the Cosseria di ision commanded by General Pin tor was announced as was forma tion and mobilization of the Te vere or sixth blackshirt division to be created by II Duce since the start of his controversy with Ethio pia This latter division will be made up of volunteers including numer ous residents abroad some World war wounded and a number of stu dents who have volunteered and who will be given rapid military training to fit them for enrollment The division will be commanded by General Boscardi The communique also mentioned creation of the Trento division hich will be a mechanized unit to replace the Asietta division To Replace Original Another division called Cosseria II was ordered created to replace the original division of that name These developments have been heralded for some time but it was explained at the propaganda minis try that the announcement was withheld until after the league of nations council session at Geneva so that it would not appear to have any connection It was explained that the govern ment has a definite military pro gram inspired by II Duce himself with the objective of reaching a million armed men which Musso lini considers necessary in the field by October both to protect his east African interests and to maintain his military preparedness in Eur ope my Billy Schober Catches Pair After Theft CLEAR LAKE Aug Burns 38 and Edgar Potcet 26 were caught in a local restaurant last night by Billy Schober follow ing the theft of in checks and cash from Merrill Handy For est City outside the Schober estab isbment the Casino last night The two men on whom Mr Schober said was found the money taken from Handy while the latter was sleeping in his car shortly af ter midnight waived preliminary hearing this morning before CW Wallace justice of peace Their bond was set at which they tvere unable to furnish and were placed in the Cerro Gordo county jail Sittingin Booth I noticed these two fellows in place about oclock this morning Mr Schoeber said They were sitting in a booth counting money and one of them said Lets cut it right here I didnt think much about it I thought they might have won it in a game They asked for beer and I told them it was after 1 oclock Then they asked me for a coke but just took a drink or two and went out Later my sons wife heard someone talking on the roof where they were counting the money again My son went out and found some checks they had thrown down He saw some of these were made out to Handy picks Tip Pocketboolc By that time they must have got nervous and drove off My son picked up Haridys pocketbook I went toward town and my son started around the lake the other way I had a hunch they would go into a restaurant and there I found them and turned them over to the officers Billy found it necessary to remon strate physically with the two men in making the arrest He remon strated very successfully Mr Schober has been a professional wrestler FORECAST WISCONSIN HIT BY HEAVY RAINS Rail and Highway Traffic in Vicinity of La Crosse and Sparta Crippled Rhea Leads Race for Kentucky Governor on Third of Precincts LOTJISVILE Ky Aug 6 Returns from more than onethird of Kentuckys 4219 precincts today gave Thomas S Rhea a plurality of 6074 over A B Chandler his near est opponent in a five cornered race for the democratic nomination as governor Rheas vote however was 17590 less than the combined vote of his opponents making it fairly certain that he and Chandler would battle it out for the nomination in a runoff Sept 7 King Swope was so far ahead in the republican race that his nomin I ation was regarded as certain Less Than 2 Million Reported as Jobless Now in Great Britain LONDON Aug 6 min istry of labor announced today that for the first time since July 1931 there are less than 2000000 unem ployed in Great Britain The current total of unemployed is 1972941 divided into 1584554 men 58034 hoys 281712 women and 48641 girls IOWA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday except lo cal thundershowers in extreme east portion Tuesday afternoon or night Not so warm Tuesday night except in extreme north east portion somewhat warmer Wednesday afternoon in west and north portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday except unsettled Wednesday in northwest portion somewhat warmer in south portion Wednes da IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 9S Minimum in Night 71 At 8 A M Tuesday i Rainfall 01 SPARTA Wis Aug 6 Rains of near cloudburst propor tions deluged western Wisconsin last night swelling streams to flood stage washing out numerous bridges and crumbling at least two dams Rail and highway traffic was crippled in the vicinity of La Crosse and Sparta Several families livingnear the La Crosse river at Sparta were carried to safety when the stream overflowed its banks Bergmans mill dam was dynamited to reduce the water pressure Zenge Has Court Hearing CRETE STRIKERS BACK ON JOB AT BOOST IN WAGES Mandeville Zenge right pictured before the bar in the Chicago criminal court with Attorney Joseph Green left when the Missouri farmercarpenter was brought before Judge Cornelius Harrington for the alleged mutilation murder of Dr Walter J Bauer Central Press Photo NO TRACE FOUND Jail Breaker Disappears as If Earth Opened and Swallowed Him SIOUX CITY Aug 6 Fed eral county and city officers com bined today in a search for Joe Han ley former Sioux City convict who escaped from the county jail last night and disappeared as though the earth had opened up and swal lowed him Hanley charged with participa ting in the kidnaping and robbery of a Lewis System bank messenger here last spring was captured in Texas and brought here for trial on a federal kidnaping indictment Police squad cars notified a few minutes after Hanley slugged a jailor and fled with a jail employes bullets singing around him scoured the city but found no trace of the desperado All Autos Searched Ml automobiles were searched on the principal highways leaving the city Other officers descended on underworld haunts but failed to flush the former convict Officers declared they believe un derworld friends must have suc ceeded in smuggling him out of the city Federal agents warned that per sons found harboring the fugitive will be vigorously prosecuted under federal law FARMER RUNS DOWN ROAD TO GET THIEF IN ESCAPING AUTO Some Cheap Traveling SPARTANBURG S Car Aug 6 and Mrs Frank Nobel and son Frank Jr traveled the 270 miles from their home by automobile in five days at a total expense of WHITTEMORE Aug o h n Marti farmer near here deserves the title of go get cm Marti When an alleged thief tried to steal his car he ran down the road and caught the culprit The attempted theft occurred about oclock Monday night at the Marti farm 2 miles north and threefourths of a mile east of Whittemore All of the Marti fam ily except Irene 4 were in the barn Irene called to her father that a man was driving away with the car which was parked in the front yard Mr Marti ran after the car which was being driven by Marion Skuttlc of Minneapolis who had been in this vicinity a day or two Sktittle stalled the engine but just as he got it started again Marti jumped on the running board and pulled the key nut He released Skuttlr but notified the sheriff who nrrcsted him Hanley apparently arranged escape with Tony Prochallo the 14 Zenge Pleads Innocent to BauerDeath CHICAGO Aug 6 ville W Zenge young Missouri car penter today pleaded innocent to the charge that he murdered Dr Walter J Bauer Kirksville Mo osteopath by mutilation The plea first was entered in Zengcs behalf by his attorney Jos eph Green when the prisoner was arraigned before Judge Justin F McCarthy in felony court The judge then asked Zenge if he wished to make a plea personally Zenge said he did Not guilty he told the court He was remanded to the custody of the sheriff and taken from states attorneys officials who in five days of questioning had been unable to shake his plea of innocence and held as a theft suspect Prochallo Jailor Patrick Fitzpatrick said asked to be taken to a drinking fountain but as he passed Hanleys j cell pushed the jailor against the bars where Hanley grabbed slugged him Take Jail Elevator The two prisoners took the jail j elevator to the second floor where j they made a dash for the fire escape through the sheriffs office j Carl Fosvick jail employe fired after Hanley but he fled down the fire escape and into the darkness Prochallo was captured Three other men Earl Egan Charles Knight and A Jescn were found guilty of being members of the gang which kidnaped the bank messenger and held him until they reached St Paul Minn They are serving federal prison terms Charge Communists With Being Back of Detroit Meat Striki DETROIT Aug 6 tives were ordered today to investi gate charges that communistic agi tators are fomenting the meat strike which has forced 75 per cent of the markets in some parts of Detroit to close If this is a boycott of indignant women angered at the high prices that is one thing said Heinrich A Pickert police commissioner in issuing the order but if we find that professional agitators are be hind this for their own selfish pur poses we will act immediately1 Killed 51 Wounded Before Greek Troops Crush Revolt ATHENS Aug 6 thousand strikers their revolt crushed returned to work in Crete oday with a 15 per cent wage in crease negotiated by General Baka poulos The general after accepting the surrender of the rebels was instru mental in settling the strike issues outstanding among which was the wage question A check of casualties from Uie street fighting at Candia yesterday showed that six persons were killed and 51 wounded Situation Menacing Previously reports were received that the strikers supported by the populace had created a menacing situation in an outlying village ot the Candia district and rumors were current that the strikers had over hrown local authorities The government however res cinded orders for warships and bombing planes to go from Athens to Candia General Bakopoulos in command of the troobled zone reported to Athens that the riotous strikers dis persed peacefully last night and were ordered to surrender all stolen arms today under pain of drastic measures Give Two Causes Labor circles attributed the up rising to failure to meet the de mands of the strikers although some government quarters placed the responsibility on adherents of former Premier Eleutherios Veni zelos who led an unsuccessful re volt five months ago The exiled Vcnizelos in seclu sion at the isolated French village of TesseLaMadeleine said that he did not know what was behind the AWAJTOHOR LAWYER CHOICE Attorney General Ready to Name Man to Conduct Probe of Probe DES MOINES Aug 6 Gen Edward L OConnor said this morning he would select a special Mr lowan Saves on Tax Levy Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES MOINES Aug Average lowan typical taxpaying citizen of the state will have 5278 lopped off his second half property tax bill this fall as a result of the state tax boards recent allocation of three point tax money back to the counties Thus this particular citizen will pay second half taxes of in lead of it was revealed to day in connection with the tax box score for July His property tax jill for the entire year will total 9918 whereas without the three oint tax reduction it would have jeen Mr Average lowans home has a taxable valua ion of approximately The S27S reduction was arrived at by iguring the amount of refund to property owners at the rate of SI40 er valuation Last year his taxes were so that with the refund he is bene iting in 1935 by property tax sav ngs of Mr Average lowan and his family paid in direct taxes in July the tax box score reveals The total for the first seven months of the year is Sales tax payments for July totaled thus bringing the total to paid out in pennies since Jan 1 July gasoline tax totaled This latter classification is running ahead of sales tax payments with paid out on automobile since the first of the year A wife two children 3 car a home of his own and a salaryof ap proximately a year are the characteristics of this typical Iowa taxpayer Follow taxpaying experiences of this fam ily from month to month in the GlobeGazette Following is the July tax box score Amnim Waterloo Boy Steals From Blind Man WATERLOO Aug 6 ile court authorities were scratch ing their heads today trying to de cide what to do with a 13 year old boy who stole from Charles H Tracy a blind man who operates a news stand in Lincoln Park Ten days ago the boy was released aft er his mother made good S10 he stole from a carpenters pocket while the carpenter was working Southern Minnesota Burt May in Albert Lea Tribune There is no more attrac tive panorama in the north west than the one that is viewed by all who travel over the highways of Freeborn county at the present time The fine rains of the past ten days have made the whole countryside a thing of beauty The harvesting is on the cornfields are in tassel the pastures and alfalfa fields lush and most inviting And how charming ore the form homes nestled in the beautiful groves Go any where everywhere and upon your return home you will freely admit that Free born county with its lakes and gently rolling land is the garden spot of the United States WANTED UTILITY CHIEF REPORTED SEEN IN CAPITAL Senate Demo Leaders to Block Bonus Rider to Tax Sales tax Gasoline tax State net income tax Property tax City poll tax Cigarct tax Old age pension tax County head tax Auto license fee Telephone tax 2S4 248 40 09 Other taxes26 Tnliil So Fiir Tills Vlnr 1427 1640 29S 5098 100 306 400 50 1700 62 152 Total 607 assistant sometime today to con duct the investigation of the Wood bury county graft grand jury which indicted OConnor and two score other persons The state executive council yes terday ordered OConnor to select a disinterested attorney to mquire into the motives of the graft grand jury and to determine testi mony had been purchased Must Be Approved OConnors selection must be sub mitted to the council for approval I will direct the special assistant to begin his investigation immedi ately afer his approval is forthcom ing OConnor declared The council ordered the investi gation of the investigation after studying petitions signed by 73 Woodbury county fSioux City res idents who declared they were cer tain such investigation would dis close political motives and pur chased and false testimony H M Havncr one of the two spe cial prosecutors directing the grand inquiry into charges of offi cial graft and corruption said he and die T Naglcstad the other spe cial prosecutor would cooperate fully in the special assistant attor ney generals investigation Lawyers Mark Time Meanwhile attorneys in the re moval action against W D Hayes suspended Sioux City mayor marked time awaiting reopening of the hear ing Thursday Removal of Hayes was recommended by the grand jury and the district court suspended him pending a hearing This hearing opened yesterday but was recessed because of the illness of a defense attorney District Judge W W Scott Dav 40 Iowa and Illinois Homing Pigeons on Journey to Colorado MOLINE 111 Aug 6 homing pigeons owned by Iowa and Illinois fanciers were off today on a 1000 mile train ride to Colorado Springs Colo where they will be liberated at 11 a m Wednesday in the annual feature long distance race sponsored by the Moline Pigeon club Mayor George Birdsall of Colo rado Springs will act as official starter and will send a letter of good will to Mayor A Henry Arp of Mo line in a special message carrier at tached to a bird owned by L C Swanson race secretary of the Mo line club The record for the flight is two and onehalf days established last year WASHINGTON Aug 6 fruitless search for H G Hopson long sought dominant figure in the Associated Gas and Electric system was conducted today by Washing ton police and investigators for two congressional committees It was started after B B Robin son Washington representative for the company in its activities against the utility bill testified he talked with Hopson last night at the Shoreham hotel Police and investigators rushed there but no trace of him was found To Block Bonus Kider A decision to block efforts to at tach bonus payment or other ex traneous issues to the Roosevelt tax bill was reached by senate dem ocratic leaders At the same time they agreed to give bonus legislation preferred status at the next session of con fess Expressing hope that this would 3peed adjournment Senator Robiu lon the majority leader said many bonus advocates felt a tax bill amendment would not develop the ful strength that the proposal might muster if offered separately next year Would Tax Wealthy Earlier Robert H Jackson inter nal revenue bureau counsel told a senate committee tax bill that added revenue to go toward balancing the budget and paying the cost of fighting the de pression should be contributed by the propertied class according to its ability to pay He declared there had been a general conspiracy among the rich to evade taxes in the past While refraining from indorsing rates in the bill the prepared state ment which Jackson road said the burden of taxation should be so readjusted as to meet the cost of government by a recovery tax pro jram that will eliminate the present inequities and that will not impair the purchasing power of the mass of consumers Out of Balance Added revenue to go toward balancing the budget and toward meeting the cost of overcoming a depression which threatened rights of property should be contributed by the propertied class in propor tion to their ability to pay he added Jackson contended the adminis tration inherited a tax structure out of balance with ability to pay He suggested the trend should be reversed As evidence of a trend toward concentration of wraith Jackson testified that nnly 1747740 persons reported taxable incomes in 1933 a decline of 38 per cent while those Turn In Incr n nltmni 2 POST AND ROGERS HOLD UP TAKEOFF Test Plane Pontoons Before Starting for Siberia and Moscow College Education SEATTLE Aug S famous cronies of the Post and Will nearly ready today to take off in Posts new red monoplane for Alaska the first jump in the planes journey to Siberia and Moscow Unfavorable weather ahead and i Posts last minute decision to test pontoons with which he replaced Every year thousands of youths abandon the ambition to enter col lege merely because they are with out accurate information as to present day costs and expenses o because they fail to realize how many opportunities exist on every campus for financial selfhelp To assist ambitions and determ ined youngsters over the hump this season the GlobeGazette of fers a timely new service booklet How to Gel a College Education Just off the press carries de tailed tabulations on tuition fees board and room and incidental ex penses in all the principal colleges and universities from coast to coast scores of pratica sugges tions on ways and means of finan cial selfhelp on the campus In close 10 cents to cover cost han dling and postage Use coupon cnport yesterday overruled a wheels on the plane were expected lion by Hayes counsel that rcferenj to delay the start until tomorrow ces to the grand jurys removalroc Those acquainted with Posts ommcndations be stricken from the 1 sudden changes of mind and con I ouster petition Havncr fulfilled a defense request for more detailed charges by acciis ing the suspended mayor of illegal j liquor purchases And visiting gamh linr houses dieting announcements about his plans waited at the Rcnton airport 12 miles south of here early this morning in case the flyer his wife and Rogers should attempt a secret start The Mason City GlobeGazette Inclination bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents in eoin carefully wrapped for the new booklet How to Get a College Education Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;