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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1934, Mason City, Iowa 1 I S MEM fi trvf il t T OF I o i rf R MO I N E 3 i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRT4SB LEA8XD W1KB MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 1 1934 THIS PAPIB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION SECTION ONE NO 44 MIDDIES DEFEAT ARMY IN MUD 3 TO 0 ATTENDANCE AT CONFERENCE IS CUT BY STORM Groups Arrive Following Battle With Drifts Some Give Up Although attendance was less than a quarter of the number ex pected and the opening session was delayed 20 hours the state Older Boys conference1 officially got un der way at oclock Saturday morning in the local Y M C A Some of the boys battled the snow all day Friday in an effort to get here Many delegations started out but were forced to turn back There were 50 boys present when the conference opened and it was expected total registration would reach 75 or 80 A crowd of 240 had been expected and registration fees for most of these had already been sent 100 at Cedar Rapids One of the ironical disappoint ments of the conference was to learn that a delegation of 100 boys more than actually arrived from several points at Cedar Rapids Friday aft ernoon and were forced to give up the trip This included delegates from Davenport Keokuk Clinton and Cedar Rapids The boys who did reach Masor City nearly all by auto recounted long struggles with snowdrifts They arrived tired but happy manj of them considering their tripr much ive Cars Bus delegation lef one at Ven 25 of Crew Saved After Ship Hits Breakwater Streetcar Rails Cleared by Picks Workmen with picks and shovels are clearng thi trucks of the streetcars in the business district Packing of snow caused several derailments Frljay The snow was reported the heaviest in years Friday Photo by Lock cut by Kayenay Engraving Co way from Gar nerib A bus was Clear Lake by the Fort Dodge dele gation A Spencer auto remained in the ditch near the Country club Other groups told of similar hard luck As far as was however none of the boys was injured Part of the Clinton delegation got as far as Independence and gave up while some of the Davenport dele gations called Saturday morning from Marengo and said they had decided not to complete the trip During the day other delegations arrived including Marhalltown anc Clinton No Snow in Dakota Lester Belding former Mason City and University of Iowa footbaT star now coach at South Dakota Wesleyan college drove to the Ma son City older boys conference with President Earl Roadman of the col lege The two men arrived here at oclock Friday afternoon and saic that they had not seen snow unt they reached Spencer The hardest part of their journey was between Britt and Mason City There has been no snow whatever in South Dakota they said and no rain for a month Coach Belding left for Mitchell S Dak by train Saturday morn Turn to Faefi 2 Column fl FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy prob aWy snow or rain in the west portion Saturday night or by Sunday and in the east portion Sunday little change In tem perature MINNESOTA Snow Satur day night or Sunday little change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 28 Minimum in Night 20 At 8 A M Saturday 21 Snowfall 6 Inches Precipitation 35 When Fridays snowstorm came to a stop in the evening just about an even foot of 119 inches of been added to the November totals Clouds obscured the sun Saturday and the temperature was several degrees below the melting point WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Dec 1 Outlook for the period Dec 3 to S 1934 For the region of the Great Lakes Much cloudiness with fre guent precipitation especially first lalf of week most seasonable tem peratures For the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys and the aorthern and great central plains Mot much precipitation likely tem peratures mostly seasonable FR TO SETTLE FUTURE POLICY Must Decide Whether to Ask Congress for More Money or Taper Relief WASHINGTON Dec 1 With advisers pouring conflicting counsel into his ear President Roosevelt entered today the month in which he will make a decision regarded by official Washington as one of the most momentous ever to executie Marriage of Royal Pair Headlines Weeks News Chaco War End Baby Face Pays for Crimes THE WEEKS BIGGEST NEWS Royal Sweethearts Married Chaco War May Be Near End Baby Face Roll Mountain Mysterjr Solved appropriate more a gigantic effort to conquer the relief and unemploy ment problem or whether to taper off federal expenditures in the be lief that a business revival will do the is the question It is an issue that sharply divides the citizenry the economists and sources the very cabinet itself 2 Foremost Advocates Two of the foremost advocates of the speiidingforrehabilitation idea Seretary Harold L Ickes public works administrator and Harry L Hopkins federal emergency relief administrator planned to thresh out their suggestions with the chief executive before the log fireplace at Warm Springs in conferences starting this weekend Hopkins plan for a federal work relief corporation with an appro priation of to 000000 to abolish the dole in favor of governmentmade jobs anc opportunities is said to have divided the presidential advisers The more conservative were described as leaning toward reduced federal ex penditures with greater emphasis on stimulating private business possibly by government insurance of loans to speed up the heavy in dustries Has Little Confidence Ickes who like Hopkins presses little confidence in the abil ity of private industry to solve the employment problem quickly leaves tomorrow for Warm Springs with a plan to expand public works Though he is keeping the figure a close secret usually wellinforjnd persons suggested that S5000000 000 to might be a oood guess as to what he has m mind for an immediate program Observers did not regard the Hopkins and Ickes plans as a con certed plan for a total appropria tion of to DOOOOO but rather as two different approaches to the intertwined prob lems of recovery and relief But Lhere was no doubt in most minds ihat many business and banking eaders and other advocates of a ta pering off process would be found in Jie opposing camp Business Can Go Ahead Among these men the contention j that if the government shows de termination to apply the brakes to expenditures business can go ahead with more confidence and certainty On the other side the argument is heard that although the assistance of business is welcome the govern ment cannot long wait for it The federal emergency relief ad ministration has collected statistics to show that the number of people Turn to Page Z Column 8 2873 Applications for Pensions Okayed DES MOINES Dec 1 UVThe ld age assistance commission has approved a total of 2873 pension pplications payment of which to uly 1 1935 will total S304496 Byron G Allen superintendent re iorted By B L LIVINGSTONE NEW YORK Dec 1 flung world news had its sources this week in Britains edifices South Americas jungle an Illinois roadside ditch pomp and cerel mony unrivaled in postwar Eng land an exiled Grecian princess and the son of Great Britains ruling house were wed in statey West minister Abbey Attendant pageantry found no precedent back to 1383 when i chard of Bordeaux and Anne of Bo hemia pledged their troth troth be fore the same ancient altar To the wedded Duke of Kent and ova tion was given by a million British subjects standing in a London driz zle 800 Pound Cake After a wedding breakfast fea tured by an SOO pound cake and pheasants shot by the king the newlyweds sped by train to their honeymoon Hall Worcestershire country estate of the Earl of Dudley The years of blood letting in the Chaco jungle land be tween Bolivia and Paraguay seem ed nearing a conclusion Ousted by a political coup Presi dent Daniel Salamanca was report ed under arrest by the army Hard pressed Bolivian troops were re ported in disorderly retreat Vice President Jose Luis Tejada Sorzano assuming the presidency was expected to sue for eventual truce with advancing Paraguayans In Roadside Ditch roadside ditch at Niles Center this week held the bul let riddled body of George Baby Face Nelson Dillinger trigger man latest of Americas public en emies to fall before federal guns His government slayers Agents Samuel P Cowley and Herman B Hollis also fell in the encounter on a road near Harrington Chicago suburb To Hollis was credited the killing of John Dillinger four months earlier Sought by G Men were John Hamilton newest No 1 enemy and Helen Nelson or Gillis 21 year old widow of slain killer Bag Another Victim The federal net bagged another victim New Yorks Arthur Flegcn heimer better known as Beer Bar on Dutch Schultz Unnerved he surrendered at Al bany He had been hunted two years on charges of defrauding the gov ernment of income taxes AND BRITISH PROTEST AGAIN Make Third Objection in 5 Months to Manchoukuo Oil Monopoly States and Great Britain today for the third time in five months had concertedly notified the Japanese government of their objection to the Manchoukuo oil monopoly in diplomatic representations It was officially admitted today that Sir Robert Clive the British ambassador gave a note on the sub ject to Foreign Minister Koki Hirota Nov 24 and although the United States embassy and the for eign office declined to give out in formation it was authoritatively learned that Ambassador John Jo seph C Grew of the United States delivered a similar note to the for eign ministers residence this week end With these diplomatic moves the AngloAmerican oil controversy against Japan was regarded by ob servers as having entered a more tense stage The British note which was vig orouly worded reasserted Great Britains contention that the monop oly violates the treaty rights of the opendoor principle of China and insisted that Japan cannot escape responsibility for the actions of Manchoukuo The contents of the American note were not disclosed but in view of the clear concert which is known to be maintained between London and Washington as well as between the British and American embas sies in Tokyo observers had strong reason to believe that it took a line similar to that of the British Believed solved were the mystery deaths of three children on a Penn sylvania mountainside State police officials now certain hey are Norma Dewilla and Corde ia Noakes small daughters of Elmo J Noakes of Roseville Cal a sui cide Bodies of a man believed to be Noakes and a woman thought to be to 2 Column Ki 10 Firemen Resued From Building After Cavein Traps Them DENVER Dec 1 fire men rescued from a blazing build ing after they were trapped in a cavein were in serious condition to day in a hospital Three were reported in very dangerous condition while the seven others were not entirely out of danger The men were catapulted from ladders near the top of the three story Midwest Trunk and Bag Manufacturing company plant in the midtown wholesale district last night after a section of wall col lapsed Other firemen dropped hose lines and risking danger to them selves dug the 10 from the pile of red hot bricks and twisted debris The cause of the fire and the amount of damage were not im mediately determined LEAVE WRECKED VESSEL ON LINE HANDOVERHAND Four Safe After Sinking of Second Boat on Great Lakes MUSKEGON Mich Dec Twentyfive members of the whale back freighter Henry Corts crew reached shore safely this morning 11 hours after the ship struck the Muskegon harbor breakwater last night in a 60 mile gale Making their way to the break water hand over hand on a line shot to the freighter by coast guardsmen the sailors fought their way over a mile of the wave lashed breakwater to shore All were exhausted and suffered from exposure Some had to be as sisted to shore apparently injured So far as could be told only 25 men were on the Cort when it struck The rescue of all of them was considered an amazing feat in view of the high sea that was running and the 60 mile gale The Cort pounding against the rocky proturberance seemed from shore to be settling and little hope was felt that it could be saved The Cort traveling light struck the breakwater while trying to make the shelter of the Muskegon harbor during the 60 mile galethat lake itr one of the worst i One coast guard surfman John Dipert was drowned when a smal power boat was swamped trying to reach the distressed freighter STEEL TUG SINKS DETROIT Dec 1 by waves picked up by a gale that tore over the lake district the 25 ton steel tug Lakeside HI sank early this morningthree miles northeast of the Detroit river ligrht in Lake Erie Her crew of four men clung to a section of decking and were washed ashore a mile south of Amherts burg Ont at a m The boat captained by Jack Metzo was bound from Middle Bass island for Detroit with a cargo of 2000 gallons of grape juice Just as it approached the mouth of the Detroit river a huge wave swept over it The Lakeside IH rolled over on her side and in 15 minutes sank Captain Metzo and three deck hands George Mizla Brmery John son and Elmer Bberly comprised the crew Metzo called the United States Paraguay Offers to End War in Chaco ASUNCION Paraguay Dec 1 Paraguayan government today offered peace to provided the new government at Las Paz stops hostilities Cheered by re ports that the Bolivian forces were retreating on all fronts the minis try of defense issued a communi que calling on the government at La Paz to cease fighting declaring that otherwise we shall have faith iin Paraguayan bayonets coast guard station at Trention Mich immediately and the guards men went to Amhertsburg in the cutter CG 153 and picked up Metzo and then went out to the scene of the wreck Finding nothing they returned to the station but put out again at dawn They returned a second time and were waiting for the waves toabate before trying a third time The Lakeside HI was owned by Worthy R Browo of Lakeside Ohio Hit by Door Dies of Fractured Skull CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 1 Milo Wenger 31 operator of a ga rage died last night of a fractured skull suffered a few hours earlier when he was struck by a heavy overhead door of the garage as it closed RT5 Remember I O Shoppinq Days 1 Ttil Christmas North lowans Dig Way Out of Big Snow Clear Roads All Over State and Restore Communications North Iowa dug itself out of the snowdrifts Saturday and traffic on highways resumed normal operation after almost complete paralysis Fri day Three plows started out on the state highways out of Mason City at 4 oclock in the morning and by 9 oclock the main roads in all di rections were open after the 12 inch snowfall Raymond Zack district engineer of the highway commission estimat ed that 50 snowplows were out in the 18 counties comprising the sec ond highway district Fresh Snow Expected With fresh snowfalls expected to arrive Saturday or Sunday all Iowa labored to finish the task of restor ing normal transportation and com munication after the heaviest gen eral snowstorm in more than two years Railroad service was available in all directions although drifting snow was still running many trains late Main highway links were cleared to normal traffic in the west half of the state but in central and eastern districts blockades still pre vented through travel Communica tion lines remained broken in parts of southeast Iowa Over 1000 at Work FredWhitechief engineer of the highway commission said that with more than 1000 men and 500 pieces of equipment on the roads clearing drifts all main ar teries would be open by nightfall Secondary and county roads how ever will probably hold most of ru ral Iowa in the eastern part of the state snowbound for several days despite the work of additional thou sands of county and township road workers It was the heaviest statewide snow blockade since the winter of 192829 White said and clearance will cost in excess of Meanwhile Charles Reed govern ment meteorologist warned that more snow would probably begin falling over the west portions of Iowa Saturday night and extend eastward Sunday Temperature About Same Little change was expected in temperatures which in most sec tions hovered in the low twenties Friday night Sioux City and Charles City with readings of 22 degrees were coldest points in the state in the last 24 hours witha high of 48 degrees reported Friday at Davenport where heavy rains later turned to snow Cross state traffic east and west was not to be open until Saturday night with Nos 34 6 and 30 all blockaded in the east White said Northsouth traffic on No 75 along the Missouri river was normal but No 65 was closed south of Des Moines and 161 and 63 remained choked withdrifts in the southeast section Roads were opened between Iowa City and Davenport Heavy Drifts Reported Heaviest highway drifts were re ported on No 30 between Ames and Cedar Rapids in Benton county and near Marshalltown Oskaloosa was virtually marooned by packed snows that still repulsed highway crews at noon The death toll of the storm which held the state in an icy grip for more than 24 hours was two Walt Kinery 50 of Adel died from a cerebral hemorrhage as he worked near his home to free his car from a snow drift J S Houx of Cedar Rapids died Friday of heart attack while shov eling snow in front of his home Repair Communications Communication lines crippled for as long as 15 hours in some cities were being repaired and commun ication once more restored The heaviest snowfall was report ed at Bloomfield where it measured 20 inches Centerville Charles City and Ottumwa had 15 inches and Waterloo 14 Most serious accidents reported were the crashing of two freight rains at Ankeny in which three rainmen were injured and both trains damaged collapse of a roof on a one story structure at Water oo due to the weight of the snow and the smashing of a bus at Albia by a train No one was injured in either of the latter accidents 500 Men at Work An army of more than 500 men was working in and near Ottumwa XTtim to Column 14 Football Results FINAL Wavy 3 Army 0 THDID PERIOD Holy CroM 0 Boston College 0 SECOND PERIOD Washington Slate 0 IF of Detroit 6 FIRST PERIOD Georgetown 0 Western Maryland 7 Tulane 7 L S U 0 Bandit Hideout Raided Outlaw Slain by Posse Officers Take 11 Prisoners and Currency in Ghost City By IRVING PERLMETER BEATRICE Nebr Dec 1 A bleak hideout in a ghost city near the NebraskaKansas line to day had yielded one mortally wounded bank robber suspect 11 other prisoners and in cur rency The group brought to the county jail here included six women and two children A score of officers from three counties surrounded the house last night ordered all occupants from the dwelling and wounded two men who ran a gauntlet of spitting guns One man identified by officers as Francis Harper 22 died in the Lutheran hospita1 here this morn ing The other escaped Two other persons drove up to the house about midnight and fled under another hail of bullets some of which hit their automobile Only Two Houses The hideout was one of the only two houses in the abandoned rail road siding village of Kinney 7 miles southeast of Wymore Nebr Sheriff Tom Dunn of Gage county who led the raid said he was cer tain Harper and the man who escaped were two of the four men who looted the Security National bank of Superior Nebr Nov 22 of He expressed the opinion the two men who drove up at midnight and escaped were the other two The second wounded man was traced to Pickrell Nebr and was believed headed for Omaha He commandeered an oil transport truck driven by George Siems 29 of Beatrice a mile east of Blue Springs drove through the city of Beatrice and then transferred to an automobile taken from Dr Ames berry Lee of Pickrell about eight miles beyond Beatrice He forced Dr Lee out of the automobile near Pickrell Nervous and Tired Nervous shivering from cold and tired the gunman held a 45 caliber automatic against Siems ribs dur ing the long ridt in the oil trans port and freely admitted that he dad just escaped from officers at Kinney Although he had run and crawled more than eight miles since eluding the officials he noticed a slight wound in his left thigh for the first time while talking to Siems State Sheriff Fred Benton who was among those who planned the raid but did not arrive until later believed the which sped Dast the hideout at midnight was he car stolen from a taxicab driver earlier in theevening at Falls City Jewels and Clothes In the hideout miles from traffic and urban population officers found hundreds of dollars worth of fancy clothing and jewelry apparently be longing to four Omaha women at least two of whom were friends of the suspects One of the girls who gave her name as Theola Giermann 18 Omaha said she was to marry Harper today at Merysville Kans Torn FHITC 2 Column X and other officials speeding automobile June Knight and Her New Husband Leave Chicago for New York CHICAGO Dec 1 her new role of wife June Knight blond movie actress planned to leave to day for New York with the husband she married yesterday Paul S Ames former member of the New York stock exchange Miss Knight and Ames whose brother Stephen is the husband of another movie star Raquel Torres appeared sud denly at the marriage license bu reau yesterday and were married a short time after ne license was issued 80000 FANS SEE NAVY WIN FIRST TIME SINCE 1921 Field Goal by Cutter in Opening Quarter Spells Victory PHILADELPHIA Dec 1 Navy outfought Army today in the mud and whipped the Cadets 3 to 0 for the first time since 1921 in the annual football battle between the rival service academies A 19 yard fieldgoal from placement in the first period by Slade Cutter Navys star tackle furnished the margin or victory as a capacity crowd of 80 000 looked on Led by the senstional Fred Buzz Berries allAmerica halfback and Bill Clark fullback punter the mid shipmen got the jump early in the game capitalized their first real scoring opportunity and then de fended their three point margin with a magnificent exhibition of de fensive football on a gridiron that was turned into a quagmire by a torrential rain shortly before the game started Play by play detail follows FIKST PERIOD Army won the toss Clifford kicked off and Bill Clark Navy fullback ran the ball back from a corner of the field to Navys 22 be fore being forced out of bounds Borries after one crack at the line skirted Armys left end and raced to Navys 46 on a sensational gallop Army braced however and Clark was forced to punt after Tom King was thrown for an eight yard loss Grohs signaled for a fair cafchon Armys 23 ss he took the kicU along the sidelines Buckler swari smeared twice in attempts to run Navys right end Bucklers punt from his own 15 soared into the wind and was downed on Navys 47 by Bill Shu ler Cadet end Stopped at Line Borries was stopped at the line of scrimmage but then twisted off his own left guard for five yards before being tackled by Beall An attempted lateral went wrong as Pratt tossed too high to Borries and the Navy ace barely recovered the ball on his own 45 for a loss of eight yards Clarks punt was with in inches of being blocked by Shu ler but it rolled to Armys 15 Buckler kicked on second down and Borries gave a brilliant exhi bition of sidestepping as he ran the punt back 16 yards to Armys 36 Pratt slid through left guard for four yards but Borries was thrown for a two yard loss by Shuler Clark bucked center for three yards and then punted out of bounds on Armys one yard line Clark Makes Gain Buckler stood at the extremity of the end zone and got his punt away nicely Borries took it on Armys 35 aut was downed by a swarm of Cadet tacklers on 33 Borries skid ded three yards through the line and picked up two more in a thrust at Armys left tackle On a shovel pass Borries to Clark the latter got away off his own right tackle and dashed to Armys 16 for first down On a short lateral from Clark Borries picked up five yards and then fought his way through the middle of the line to Armys six but the ball was inches short of first down Borries was thrown for a five yard loss by Clifford Cadet center Navy called time out and decided to try for a placement fieldgoal with Slade Cutter doing the kicking Cutter Boots Goal With the ball held on Armys 19 yard line Cutter got his foot squarely into the soggy ball and booted it between the uprights for a fourth of the sea gave Navy a 30 lead Clifford kicked off for Army and Clark made a nice return up the sidelines running 18 yards to Navys 33 as the sun broke through the clouds for the first time since the game started Pratt picked up two yards off tackle and then was re placed at quarterback by Lee Bor ries drove through guard for two more yards and Clark then got off a punt to Grohs who slipped and went down on Armys 25 On the first play Buckler to gain The period ended with Navy lead ing 30 Guards on Bulgarian Frontier Kill 5 Men ATHENS Dec 1 men were killed today when Bulgarian frontier guards pursuing a number of Pomak families Bulgarian mos lems who were attempting to reach the Greek town tf Drama opened lira ;