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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1934, Mason City, Iowa Uif I S MEM J L T 0 F I S Ml I f NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 10 1934 NO 51 NAME HAGEMANN TO HIGHWAY BOARD YUGOSLAVIAN PLANNING MOVE TO START WAR Halts Mass Deportation of Hungariaris to Avert Fighting BULLETIN A GENEVA Dec 10 Lead ers of the league ot nations said tonight that Yugoslavia and Hungary had reached an accord in principle for the settlement of their dispute BELGRADE Jugoslavia Dec 10 UP High government officials told the Associated Press today that Yugoslavia will take no independent measures against Hungary should the league of nations rule against Yugoslavia and in favor of Hungary in the two nations present dispute This declaration it was said was to dispose of the widespread abroad that war might break out if the league ruled against Yugoslavia i The intervention of the British government through Prince Paul regent of the crown was said to have heen responsible for this de cision Cease Deportation It was also said that an unfavor able world reaction to Yugoslavias mass deportation of now had a distinctly re straining effect on the Belgrade government which seemed at first i inclined to take matters into its own hands respecting Hungary re Ufardless of international opinion A lueoslavia ended the mass de vrtation of Hungarians abruptly ay apparently iinility of border fighting j Diplomatic quarters said they un derstood the government had been prevailed upon by European powers chiefly Great Britain and France to cease expelling the Hungarians Frince Paul Beturns The order was announced soon after Prince Paul one of three re gents guiding affairs of state for the bov Wng Peter H returned from London where he attended the wed ding of Princess Manna and tne Duke of Kent Unofficial reports said Yugoslavia was convinced that if the deporta tions were continued it would preju dice her case at Geneva She has charged to the league of nations that Hungary harbored terrorists and was responsible for King Alex anders murder Hungarian Honor Unquestioned GENEVA Dec 10 CSVNicholas Titulescu foreign minister of Ru mania poured oil on the troubled of HungarianYugoslav re lations today by telling the League of Nations council that Yugoslavias appeal against Hungary in no way questioned the national honor ot Hungary Since Titulescu is a recognized leader in the little entente of Yugo slavia Rumania and Cechoslovakia his words were regarded aa in the nature of an official olive branch The statesmen present in the council chamber were hopefulthat Hungary would follow Yugoslavias Turn I 3 Column 4 TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Mon dav night and Tuesday Slightly warmer Tuesday aft ernoon in west ana north por tions MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday Slightly warmer Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday IS Above Minimum in NiRht B Above At 8 A M Monday 10 Above Trace ol snow Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 19 Above Minimum in Night 9 Above At 8 A M Sunday 10 Above Trace of snow It is an old rule of meteorology that a snowcovered earth stays cold more readily than one devoid of a blanket This seems borne out by the weather of the past week and a half Each passing day a white Christmas seems the more assured Herring Backs Drive Against Liquor Imports READY TO SEEK After Automobile Rammed Train Wrecicage of the auto which rammed into a Rock Island train at thp Clear Lake junction is s above One man was killed and two women seriously injured A light snow was falling Sunday mo when the accident occurred The train was motionless Photo liy Lock engraving by shown rning TEMPERATURES IN IOWA CLIMB Mason City Has 6 Above for Low Waterloo Coldest Spot in State Generally fair weather and rising temperatures were forecast for Iowa after a weekend of light snow flurries Mason City had a low of 6 above early Monday and the sun was shining later in the day Temperature marks dropped to the state early Monday but the weather of ficials at Des Moines said it would be considerably warmer throughout Iowa by Tuesday afternoon Waterloo was the coldest spot in the state last night with a reading of 2 above Fort Dodge in north ern Iowa had the second low with 4 degrees above and Cedar Rapids in eastern Iowa was two degrees warmer Other readings were Charles City Des Moines Iowa City and Ottumwa 8 above Davenport Keo kuk and Sioux City 10 Dubuque Clinton and Centerville 12 Council Bluffs 13 Burlington and Musca tine 16 Traces of snow were reported at Dubuque Davenport and Sioux City early today but weather officials said the weather would be fair lat er in the day 312 lowans Initiated Into Moose Lodge DES MOINES Dec 10 Moose lodge in Iowa had 312 new members today initiated at a spe cial ceremony held yesterday in Des Moires with U S Senator James J Davis of Pennsylvania Pilgrim governor of the Moose lodge in America as guest of hon or Charles Cityan Killed as Car Strikes Train Two Other Seriously Hurt in Crash Here Ray Downing 28 Charles City died at a local hospital about oclock Sunday afternoon from a basal skull fracture received when the automobile in which he was riding crashed into a southbound Chicago Rock Island passenger train which was standing at the crossing Clear about oclock Sunday morning The car a Ford VS coupe 1934 model was driven by Mrs Marie Nelson 29 of Charles City the owner Mrs Nelson and Mrs Rosa lyn Henning 28 who was also rid ing in the car were seriously in jured The automobile was travel ing east and struck the third car from the engine a baggage car The condition of Mrs Nelson and Mrs Henning was reported as fair ly good by hospital attendants Mon day Mrs Nelson received a skull fracture and although she was concious immediately after the accident she lapsed into a semi concious state Sunday evening Her right ankle was also fractured and she was cut and bruised on the body Mrs Hennings throat was cut the wound reaching the larynx It was stated by those in the ac cident that a light snow obscured the vision of the driver Police stal ed that a small amount of gin was found in the car in a onefifth gal lon bottle and two small bottles of whisky sealed and labeled as con taining less than pint The body of Mr Downing was taken to the Grossman funeral home at Charles City The car was bad ly damaged It was taken to the S R Chevrolet City MAN BURIED BY 2ND EARTHSLIDE Trapped in Well Believed Killed With Rescuers Only Foot Away GREYSTONES Irish Free State Dec 10 rescue workers only one foot away a new slide 01 earth swept down over the head of Joseph OLeary today probably kill ing the man who had been buriec alive in a well more than 42 hours Until after 2 p mt OLeary could be seen in the well all the lower part of his botty gripped by a mass of stones Hundreds of persons were gathered at the spot hoping to free him Shortly betore the last cavein a priest was lowered into the well by ropes There he gave the trapped man conditional absolution OLeary a plumber was working in the well on a ladder at 8 p m Saturday when the walls collapsed He was trapped with only his neek out and the rungs of the ladder were broken Get Arms Free Rescuers working from above managed to free his arms and get food and stimulants down to him but they could not free his legs from the mass of rocks holding him be low surface Today he was visibly growing much weaker and his voice was fainter Some of the hundreds of persons gathered here were attempting o dig a tunnel by which they might at Mason i reach him from below since there at Mason daner that the operations from above would bring a smash ing avalanche of stones on to liis FEDERAL HELP IF IT IS NECESSARY Davenport Police Judge Continues Attack on Iowa Rum Laws DES MOINES Dec 10 Gov Clyde L Herring today upheld the action of agents of the Iowa liquor control commission in ar resting persons transporting liquor across the Iowa border lines from other states At the same time he asserted j that if necessary federal officers would be called in to assist the commission in preventing the im portation ot liquor into Iowa to companies or persons other than the state commission Same on All Borders The governors declaration which supported the contention of Com mission Chairman Harold 11 Coop er came after a number of arrests of persons bringing liquor into Iowa from Illinois The chief executive however declared that the situation was the same at any point of entry on Iowas four borders We must stop the importation into Iowa of the rotten liquor being sold in Illinois the governor said The action of our agents at Dav enport was a direct protection to the people on the Iowa side of the line Good Enough for Illinois The stuff they bringing in Scotch Milne Accepts Pastorate at Muscatine head Suffers Great Fain Clear Lake Minister Widely Known Over North Iowa CLEAR LAKE Rav W B Milne pastor of the Congre gational church here for the past 10 years and prominent North Iowa public speaker has accepted the pas torate of the First Congregational church at Muscatine according to announcement of the pastor at the Sunday morning services The Rev Mr Milne will preach his farewell sermon here Sunday Dec 30 and assume his new post Jan 6 His resignation here was ac cepted by the board No plans have been made to fill the local pulpit The Rev Mr Milne has gained wide prominence as a public speak er His Scotch accent for which he is always remembered dates back to his birth in Scotland One year he gave 30 addresses to high school graduating classes He has alsobeen sought for talks on Armistice day Memorial day Fourth of July and for discussion of political issues He How long will it take to reach me OLeary asked repeatedly day His voice showed he was suC j faring1 great pain To the suggestions that it might be necessary to amputate a leg to get him out OLeary replied Take me out as I am or let me die In the crowd about the well many of whom knelt in prayer THE REV B MILNE a popular afterdinner speaker for most any type of gathering in cluding conventions and civic gath erings At present the Rev Mr Milne is serving as president of the Rotary club here His appointment to Mus were OLearys father and brother Patrick Matthew OR STEWART OF RICEVILLE DIES Mayor Succumbs to Asthma Heart Disease Wife Is Survivor RICEVILLE Dec Ray Stewart mayor of Riceville died Monday morning at oclock from asthma and heart trouble He had suffered for several years with catine comes to him as a promotion asthma and had been spending in his preaching career Prior to his arrival In Clear Lake he spent three yeara at Fairmont Minn He anci Mrs Milne will cave frr Muscatine about Inn 1 They have a daughter Billic teaching at Hampton anc a son Georse who is employed at a state institution at Mount Pleasant winters in the west but had remain ed here this winter Dr Stewart who was about 40 years of ago is survived by his wife They had no children He was a veterinarian surgeon here having come from St Ansgar He was an orphan For several years Dr Stewan served as mayor of Riceville Cheer Fund Total Takes Hop to Child States Aim of Drive With Gift of Dollar Previously reported 9000 Grade Teachers association 2roO G N 500 Bus and Pro Womens club 500 History club 500 Chuck Sinclair 100 New Total S 13100 Here is my dollar to help some child have a merry Christmas This sentence in juvenile scrawl accompanied a gift received Mon day for the Christmas Cheer Fund Concisely and sincerely it epito moizes the aim and goal of this annual venture in good fellowship Its another way of saying There must be no empty stockings in Mason City this Christmas morn maybe good enougi for Illinois but it is not good enough for Iowa The cleanup campaign now in progress will be continued through out the state the governor reitera ted with principal attention still to be centered on berr vendors who are selling hard liquor by the drink He said he had received many messages of strong support from both wets and drys from all sections of the state Judge Continues Criticism DAVENPORT Dec 10 T claring that the state of Iowa en courages people to violate the liquor law and then arrests them for doin it but fails to recognize its own guilt police magistrate John A Hornby of Davenport today con tinued his criticism of the Iowa State system and the tactics of the state agents One bunch of state officials work their heads off trying to sell a man a permit to buy liquor at the state store and another arrests him after Ire does buy it when they know themselves that it is impossible for him to consume the amount they sell him be declared Cuts Fine to Minimum Hornby made this statement when state agents brought disorder ly house cases involving tavern keepers arrested Saturday night who sold state liquor over the bar when they were arraigned before him In each1 case he cut the fine to a minimum and continued two cases which involved the bringing of Illin ois liquor into Iowa H M Cooper liquor board chair man said the case of Dale Herbert freed by Judge Hornby after his arrest as he crossed the interstate bridge with three pints of whisky will not be pressed Accept Iowa Law The small patronage of state li quor stores in Mississippi river cities at first indicated a serious problem but residents there are to accept the education and close supervision we hope to elim inate bootlegging entirely Cooper said We are more interested in co I1 1occ 3 Column II On Highway Board FRED PHAGEMANN Teachers Do Part As in other years the grade teachers of Mason City are among the earliest and most generous don ors to this cause In addition to the intrinsic value of their donation theres a large and much appreciated value in hav ing their moral support in this ven ture Organizations led by the High School Music Mothers whose 55 do nation was listed Saturday are blaz ing the trail in the early stages of this years solicitation Those in hopeful that the indi vidual contributors who must be the backbone of the giving will not con elude that their gifts are not essen tial Need Individual Gifts Organization giving is impor tant said one of the directors of the fund Monday But without a generous response from individuals we shall not reach our goal Give and give now she further FEU TO STAY AT HIS POST OF Big Corporation Salaries Reveal Jump Past Year Pay of Executives Shown to Have Gone Up as Much as 200 Per Cent WASHINGTON Dec 10 Pi Salaries of executives of big corpor ations were shown today in regis tration statements filed with the securities and exchange commission to have jumped 200 per cent in some instances this year while others re mained stationary or increased less sharply The reports ranged from an un changed remuneration of SS6740 in 1933 and 1934 for E II Allen pres ident of Mathieson Alkali Works to the S47286 which Vice President Daniel K Weiskopf of National Dis tillers Products corporation will re ceive this year against 515640 in 1933 To Extend Reporting going forward rapidly gradually coming Iowa law and by HPH Help Protect Health i f Shoppinq Days I Z til Christmas added Plans are for the benefit picture Great Ex pectations which will start Wed nesday afternoon with a matinee performance Special guests at that showing will be the children at the Odd Fel lows home vith Tom Arthur Cecil manager playing host Picture Is Excellent With a large patronage which should be drawn to this picture by reason of its own excellence and by reason of the Christmas Cheer cause it may be possible to place two or three hundred dollars into the fund Interesting information about the picture will be found else where in this issue The Denison club has reserved the night of Wednesday Dec 19 for a Christmas cheer benefit dance with Cards orchestra contributing music for the occasion as its bit The fuicl must be well past the S500 maik by the end of this week to insure ultimate success in tbe en deavor to reach 51200 by Christmas morning All contributions should be ad dressed to the Christmas Cheer fund GlobeGazette In view of these figures required in the filing of security registration statements with the commission and the efforts in and out of con gress to bring down excessive sal aries and give investors more light commission officials are considering a move to extend the salary report ing requirement to top officials of all corporations No hew law would be required Already corporations seeking to issue securities have to report their officials pay and bonuses but this is not applied to corporations whose securities were put on the market before the securities act was passed Million Dollar Incomes Meanwhile a report of another governmental agency the internal revenue bureau disclosed last night that net incomes of a million dol lars or more increased from 20 in 1932 to 46 last year Of these one person whose name like all the others was guarded carefully had a net income of more than 55000000 and anothers was more than S3000000 The number of net incomes of 5 000 or less declined from 3420 995 to 3339602 a drop of 81393 Declines at Request of Herring and Waverly Man Gets Job DES MOINES Dec 10 gene J Feuling of New Hampton democratic state chairman today declined Gov Clyde L Herrings of fer of appointment to the state highway commission and Fred P Hagemann of Waverly was named to the position The state chairmans decision was communicated to the governor this morning by long distance telephone from New Hampton The gover nors office had been made Friday after Fouling had requested the place left vacant by the death of H A Maine of Waterloo In tendering the position to Feul ing the governor at the same time expressed the hope that Feuling would reject it and instead remain as head of the democratic party in Iowa In Formal Statement1 In a formal statement dictated by telephone to one of the gover nors secretaries Feuling said Your kind offer to appoint me to the high position of member on he Iowa state highway commis sion to succeed my friend the late H A Maine has been received and carefully considered I wish t o thank you most sincerely for this offer and now declare that I yield to the wishes of the governor of my state and decline to accept this position at this time You and most other state of ficers as well as our congressmen delegation of our democratic state committee and many more includ ing both democrats and republicans had hoped that I consent to re main as our party chairman I had said that I do not wish to hold both places Hence the decision above Has Served Faithfully I have given many years and much effort to the betterment of Iowa political conditioss I have served the people of my state faith ADMITS PAYING GRAFT IN CHIN A Du Pont Official Denies Act in Powder Sales Custom of His Company WASHINGTON Dec 10 Du Pont company official frankly conceded to thesenate munitions committee today that graft had crn half o the United States and been paid in connection with powder described the Ford expansion pro Ford Plant to Let 8 Million Dollars in Equipment Contracts DETROIT Dec 10 Ford Motor company announced today that contracts for nearly SSOOOOUO worth of equipment for its steel roll ing mills and other equipment fully and I hope well eight years I have For almost been party chairman Like other chairmen I have served without salary Yielding to your wishes so often expressed in the last few days I am doing what many a good citizen and good party man has done in the past May I hope that you and oth ers party leaders will again re member me The governor of Iowa should speak for his people You have spoken And if the democratic state central committee of Iowa is in ac cord with your wishes I will remain as chairman Herring Very Happy Governor Herring openly ex pressed his satisfaction with Feul ings declination of the appointment and said that he was very hoppy that the state chairman stood by the ship and refused the position In Mr Hagemann we will have as able a member of the state high way commission as Iowa has ever had the governor added The governor pointed out that the new commission member comes Turn In PnBf 3 Column Y be awarded within the next 60 dys bringing to approximately Correct Speech This is a concise guide to correct speech and writing in English treat ing of words frequently mispro nounced misspelled or misused by the average person Because slips of the tongue are more numerous than slips of the pen special care should be taken to avoid them t When one speaks one should 000 its expenditures on development i k ciearly ana naturally Slov of the Rouge plant The announcement said the sup pliers bencfitting by this tide of work have plants all over the east sales to China but contended that was an exception to the companys usual practice K K V Casey sales manager for the powder company said he had been told it was an old Chinese custom The committee failed to disclose graft or bribery in sales to Poland but found an Argentine agent of the company had been discharged for indiscriminate offering of bribes The committee heard evidence the Du Pont company was forced to dismiss its agent Alphonsc Lissner in Argentina more than ten years ago because of complaints from Argentina of his methods of at j tempting in pay bribery there in ram as a drive to create employ ment by reviving industry First Reynolds Wife Claims Reno Divorce Was Illegal and Void WINSTONSALEM N Car Dec 10 that the divorce she obtained from Smith Reynold in Reno was illegal and void and that Libby Holman being versed in law knew that the divorce was illegal and void when she married Smith Reynolds Anne Cannon Rey nolds Smith of Concord today en tered the court fight for the Rey 1 nolds tobacco fortune enliness in speech is a badge of vul garity that can be removed only by eternal vigilance Similarly misspel ling words reflects upon one who is guilty of it Inclose 6 cents to cover cost and handling Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C inclose harewitn 6 cjnts in coin carefully wrapped for the Word Book Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;