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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NCW9PAFCM THAT AU NORTH HOME EDITION VOL XLI AMOC1ATBD FIVE CUNTS A COPY LEAMD W1M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 13 1934 THIS PAPKK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTION SECTION ONJ3 Borah Given Competition Washington Learns That Idaho Has 2 Senators By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTONi Dec 13 Senator Borah for years known in Washington as the lone lion of Idaho and as the jnari who al ways rides is meet ing competition in at least the former designa tion these days Washington gradually is coni ing to realize that ol Idaho has an other senator in James Finckney Pope elected to his first term in the Roosevelt land slide of 32 Almost from the beginning of term the tall softspoken Idahoan born and educated in the deep south has shown a tendency to stand on his own in the senate He has a seat around the table where sits the Committee on foreign posite Borah the ranking republi can member He has been a student of foreign affairs for years and requested that he be made a member of this com mittee For Joining League I Although a newcomer to the sen ate he has been pressed into servic by the democrats to counteract th influenceof Borah Last summer when Borah bega his crusade against certain phase of the new deal the democrats board of strategy called on him answer his colleague Pope is now planning a move i the senate which should arouse hi colleague as he hasnt been arouse for a long time and one which con ceivably might make Pope one the best known figures in publi life He has announced tha one of hi first acts if not the in coming congress will be to intrp duce in the senate a resolution cal ing for entry by theTTnitedState in the league of nations What prospects that affords Borah arch foe of the league 6n of the senators most instrumenta in defeating the proposal when firs submitted in the latter th Wilson administration would hav an opportunity to fight such as h has not had for years Cooperating With Geneva How far a proposal for America entry into the league would ge in the senate is difficult to forecast Pope himself dosent know bu plans to try to find out as soon a he can The democratic platform of 1932 makes no mention of the issue spe eifically We advocate a firm foreign poll this particular plank reads in eluding peace with all the world anc the settlement of international dis by but it adds no interference in the internal af fairs of other nations The overwhelming democratic ma Jority in the senate might interpre that individually to suit their own conscience It is true however that eacn ad ministration since that of Wilson has shown a tendency for increased cooperation with the league In the matters of limitation of armaments curbing the traffic in drugs war be tween Boliva and Paraguay in the Chaco and the situation in Man choukuo this country has dispiayec definite interest NO 54 2 MEN KIDNAP KANSAS OFFICER Huge Wartime Profits on Munitions Disclosed Clark Vice Head of Livestock Shippers McArthur Director DES MOINES Dec 13 R Johnson of Perry was reelected president of the Iowa Cooperative Livestock Shippers association in session here Others elected in cluded Matt Clark of Clarion vice president and directors William Mc Arthur of Mason City and Martin Severson of Northwood FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Thurs day night and Friday Colder Thursday night in west and north portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursday and Friday colder in extreme southeast Thursday night slightly warm er Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 39 Minimum In Night 20 At 8 A M Thursday 29 A day of melting Wednesday re duced the Mason City snow level fiom n foot down to n inches Thuts riay the temperature was near the melting mark but there was no sun to assist in the work DU PONT CLAIMS TOOK MOST BACK ON TAXES F R Suggests Probers and New Study Group Work Together By NATHAX ROBERTSON WASHINGTON Dec 13 Huge profits ranging as high as 362 per cent to manufacturers of war materials during the World war were disclosed today to the senate munitions committee This was developed shortly after President Roosevelt had suggested close cooperation between his group to formulate legislation to take the profits out of war and the senate investigators This apparently lessened the irri tation displayed by committee mem bers yesterday because the presi dent had gone ahead before they had completed their inquiry Show Huge Profits Investigators placed before the committee figures from the internal revenue bureau showing profits for scores of companies ran from 20 per cent of invested capital to 362 per cent Alger committee investi gattor who conducted the inquiry revealed that in many cases the prof its weremade on cost plus con tracts and that in some instances cash was advanced to the compan ies by the government to finance their production As the names of many of the na tions leading figures and most of the big companies were poured into the committee record Pierre S du Pont on the witness stand pro tested that the profits were mis leading Returned in Taxes He said the government got back 80 per cent of the profits through the excess profits tax in effect dur ing the war Hiss continued however to fill the record with names Fortyseven persons reported in comes of or more in 1917 who had not previously made that much The names of Astors du Fonts Morgana and Vanderbilts dotted an other list of individuals who re ported annual milliondollar incomes through the war years Most of these however had big incomes be fore the conflict Six of the du Pont family were listed Independent Offensive The committees action was not designed to add impetus to the pro gram inaugurated by the president It was an independent and long Turn Id FHRC 2 Column 4 Press Search for More Hotel Fire Victims Handicapped by nearzero temperatures police and firemen at Lansing nevertheless pushed their search tor undiscovered victims of the disastrous Kerns hotel fire 1olicenien are shown patrolling the frozen Grand river In effoils to extricate bodies At top are shown six Michigan legislators whew bodies were Identilied or who were listed as having perished beyond doubt Left to right Senator John Leidleln Kepreseiilatives T Henry Charles D Parker John W Goodwine Vern Voorhees and Donald Sias Associated JPress WEATHER WILL STAY MODERATE Somewhat Colder in North and West Iowa Forecast Thursday Night DES MOINES Dec 13 tfrVCon inued moderation of the weathei with temperatures above normal was forecast today by the weather bureau here II will be somewhat colder tonigbt n the north and west portions the officials said but temueratures are not expected to go below 10 degrees above zero except in the northeast were warned of approaching degree above temperatures five I u State Must Give Theory Upon How Lindy Baby Died Neyr Jersey Judge Other Defense Requests for Particulars FLEMINGTON JM Dec 13 Court Justice Thom as W Trenchard today denied 11 defense requests for particulars on the murder indictment against Bruno Richard Hauptmann Lind berghkidnap slaying suspect but directed the state to fulfill the de fense demand for the prosecution theory on how young Charles A Lindbergh met his death In an hour long hearing in the presence of tire defendant Haupt mann the justice told the state that five days after the service of a de fense request it must supply all fie information it can with reasonable certainty give on its theory of the cause of the young childs death The court declined to order tbe state to specify whether it would proceed against Hauptmann on the theory that he murdered the child with premeditation or whether it would contend that the baby was killed in the commission of a felony He likewise refused a request to Charles City was the coldest spot n Iowa last night having a read ng of 26 degrees above Sioux City n northwest Iowa was the warmest vith 46 degrees The weather wag fair over the tate although a trace of snow was eported at Des Moines early today would proceed against iiaupt mann as a criminal who perpetrated the crime single handed or as the member of a gang Frost Fish Get Cold but Frying Pans Warm Them Dozen Honest Citizens Testify to Truth of COLD SNAP AHEAD By ASSOCIATED PKESS The eastern half of the nation ad a respite Thursday from Ue itter temperatures of the last reek but another cold snap was romiscd for much of the affected rea Although rising temperatures ere general the lower Great region the Ohio Valley and the North Atlantic states Were in for Titrn In J ohimn Waterloo Woman Hit by Train and Killed WATERLOO Dec 13 Matilda Hogan about 60 years old of Waterloo was killed here this morning when she was struck by a westbound Illinois Central passenger train as she was walking across the track Town Granted Exemption DES MOINES Dec 13 Exemptions from the BeattyBcn nctt act limitations were grantrd Dailas Center today i by the stale comptroller C B I Mtirtagh MUSSOLINI NOT LAUGHING SORT Eddie Cantor Says He Soon Gave Up Effort to Joke With II Duce KBITORS NOTE Eddie Cantor American comedian has written for the Associated rresa the following account of his In terview with Premier Mussolini yesterday in By EDDIE CANTOR Copyright IDiH by The MILAN Italy Dec I first went in to see Premier Mus solini I thought to make him laugh But the mans in tense seriousness pretty soon changed my tac tics II Duce was greatly inter ested in my pro posals for produc ing Italian pic tures in Italy with Italian scen ery as a back ground but with American actors and American EDDiE him America cant produceenough good pictures to fill the theater and sat isfy the insatiable demand for good films We have hundreds of millions of dollars worth of film properties to feed films Good Will Visitors I believe stars who are even un der contracts with studios would come to Italy on their vacations and while here make pictures They would be pood will visitors from America and American film indus tries Premier Mussolini T believe nfler iny audience be the second prenl of the fish could do to struggle up i eat personality in the world Presi By DAJLE HARRISON NEW YORK Dec 13 following fish story may be taken with the usual grain of salt dozen honest citizens against whom there never has blown a single breath of scandal solemnly attest its verity The Atlantic ocean according to persons in a position to know is very cold lately on account of there being a lot of cold weather in its immediate vicinity This frigidity would not at first glance seem to be of much moment to fish inasmuch as fish dont really know the differ ence anyway That however is where the ama teur ichthyologist shows his ichty oiogical ignorance There are fish which when winter conies cant take it Come in to Get Warm Last night along the Coney Island shore these shivering fish came in to get warm Hardy fisher folk nod ded their heads knowingly Its the frost fish they said These frost fish mostly ling and whiting aint got no use for cold weather Storm winds and win ter cold give them the chills and they tear in for shore to gel warm Well when the citizens heard about it they went down to the beach to see what could be done in the way of warming up the fish They found the fish shivering in from the ocean in such numbers as to confound an Einstein Stupendous and Gigantic Its stupendous murmured one citizen in hip boots Its So the citizens waded in and be gan picking fish Women folk of the burghers came forth with baskets and the cold fish gratefully sur rendered and were laic wagging their thanks in the containers A few sporting individuals did not deign to approach the fish in jch a crude manner They came with hook and line They felt the exer cise of trying to get off the hook would be very good for the fish The fish however were too cold to offer any resistance It all hat some 2 CEDAR RAPIDS MEN ARRAIGNED FOLLOWING RAID Governor Calls in Liquor Board Head to Explain About Seals CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 13 Charges of illegal possession 01 liquor today were filed agaJnst j Le Roy Farmer canning company president and Delbert Greb plan superintendent following a raid on the Farmer Canning company here yesterday In the raid police seized an as sortment of liquors valued at about bar equipment gambling de vices and 200 seals of the type used by the state liquor control commis sion on liquor sold at state retail stores Gambling Charged Farmer also was charged with operating a gambling house and was to be arraigned on that count later in the day Bond on the liquor charges were set at each and that on the gambling count at Greb arraigned before Judge H C Ring immediately after he was taken into custody by police here not guilty Meanwhile Chairman H M Coop er of the liquor control commission notified G W Larson Cedar Rap ids investigator for the commission to lend every support possible to federal and local officials in the case and to throw tbe full force of this commission back ofall law en forcement officials in prosecution of the Calls In Cooper At Des Koines Gov Clyde E Her ring announced he had asked Cooper to appear at his office this after noon to discuss the chairmans ac tion in sending the state liquor seals to Farmer Unwilling to discuss the matter fully until after the confer ence the governor said however he was certain that such a thing would not happen Cooper had explained that he fur nished the seals to Farmer to place on liquor which he understood Farmer had obtained before prohibi tion which the canning com pany head disliked to serve to my friends without the state seal on 3 Boys Drowned as 10 Men Stand Along Bank Unable to Aid CONCHOHOCKEN 13 boys drowned in the Scbuylkill rived today as 10 men stood on the river bank unable to lelp them They sank beneath a crust of ice after a rowboat in which they were going across the river evidently was upset by a large loose piece of ice The ice was too thin to hold the men on were un able to reach the boys Minnesota Pancake EatingChamp Has Hearty Breakfast FAIRMONT Dec 13 Tred Timm 27 claimant of the Minnesota pancake eating cham pionship ate a hearty breakfast of sausage fried potatoes toast and coffee after downing 39 cakes to vin hia title last night An estimated persons ree pancakes during the day as ot the citys businessmen Honey Gift of for Cheer Fund Cecil Benefit Movie Will Show Through Friday Night Previously Women of 9 5 SXl class Lincoln Madison P T 5 Ql W J Maytham 650 New total what in ERES the parlance the journalist might be called a honey of a In fact thats the sub ject matte honey It has to do with a contribu tion to the So cial Welfare league of 30 gal Ions of that prec ious substance by W J Maytham who resides with his daughter Mrs C B Holland southwest 912 Fourth street Keeping bees la the avocation of Mr Maytham who is a civil engi neer at a local cement mill The honey as it was received by Mrs Mabel Blaise administrator of the GlobeGazettes Christmas Cheer Fund was in neat cartons each bearing the slogan By Bee From Flower to All Goes to Newly Practically the whole output from Mr Maythams apiary this in other years la turned over to the needy of Mason City and the GlobeGazettes Christmas Cheer Fund ia swelledto the extent of 565 the value placed on his con tributionby a retailer of honey That Mason Citys Good Fellows will have to swing into action if they are to keep pace with their brothers in Waterloo is suggested sy the fact that the Christmas fund n that city Thursday has grown to almost exactly above the total here A considerable number of North owans made an enjoyable contribu tion to the fund Wednesday by at tending the Cecil theater where Great the Dickens classic is being presented as a Christmas Cheer benefit Matinee and Evening This through Friday matineeand ev ening with the regular scale of jriees 26 cents afternoon and 41 cents after 6 oclock with the fund receiving 10 per cent of the receipts up to the point where ex penses are met and 50 per cent hereafter Preparations are also in progress at the Denison club for a benefit dance on the night of Wednesday Dec 39 with the entire receipts go ng to the fund Cards orchestra is contributing the music Small Gifts Welcome Because many of the gifts have been in sizable said the lirector of the fund Thursday some may have got the idea that contributions would not be welcome That isnt true If the campaign is to reach its objective of there must be a lot of giv ng in small amounts No gift is too arge and none is too small Contributions should be either brought to the GlobeGazette office r mailed to the Christmas Cheer in care of this newspaper Barnes will be used in the daily list nlcss there is a request for initials persons ale I or anonymily BELIEVED TO BE IOWANS SOUGHT IN BANK HOLDUP Community Terrorized as Men Steal Car One Killed in Crash HERINGTON Dec 13 ft men who kidnaped Art Calk ins chief of police Here today sought throughout central while authorities speculated on possibility the pair were those who terrorized Belleville reaidenta early today after their companion was killed in a motor accident yesterday P H Knuth druggist who wit nessed the abduction saidtha men were driving a amall dark into which they hustled the police chief after he had stopped one rf them for questioning Officers pointed out that the masked men who fled from Belleville about 6 a today driving dark blue wdu from Peter Xorgensen WlfOctiJt Joe E tyncVcity that a close men was not obtained asking check on the Belleville Belleville It about difficult 90 milei east of the could had time to drive here before ins wag kidnaped when his auspic ions were aroused by the purchaw of 100 shells for 32 by one of the men Officers at Belleville ther Jelieved the men who eecaped after the stolen car they were driving was wrecked whenvitflit a nayracki might beTom Limerick and Ifau rice Bluffs Iowa who bank robbers Tlie Identity of their companion the crash has not been established Follown Three Bloetu Entering bis car Calkins followed man for three blocks before pull ng to the curb and stopping him The man afoot apparently was waiting to meet hia companion in he car which drove up just after Calkiria bad left his machine and started to search the stranger While Knutb was unable tosar what direction had been taken by the kidnapers car it was believed o have gone eastward out of tha city on highway 50 The man who bought the ahells described as six feet tall years old and wearing a light hat and yellow jacket i No description was obtained of he second man other than he ap jeared to be shorter than his con ederate Several state highway patrol cars were dispatched to Berington from Topeka to aid in the PAIR SPREAD TERROR BELLEVILLE KanvDec 13 HP escaped njury in an automobile accident near iere last night in which their ompanion was killed terrorized esidenls of this section of Kansas or several hours early today in heir attempts to steal an auto mobile They finally succeeded Officers thought the gunmen may 3fi Tom Limrick and Maurice Den ing both of Council Bluffs Iowa Turn to Fuse J Column Christmas Candy SBC Bnjphlen Chris Christmas Dinner in Jail Again This Year BALTIMORE Dec 13 nelius Sanders 4 year oid has eaten Christmas dinner in jail 1 enclosing 6c to cover cost and post Candied plums and cranberries or the little ones stockings Fudge nd chocolate bars for the young rownups to nibble on French urnt almonds and stuffed prunes for the older youngsters The tooth is a universal taste that knows no age limit and Christmas is the time to pander to it The booklet Candy contains instructions for making 144 differ ent kinds of candies Use coupon for the last 11 years he told police Apparently his 1934 Christmas din ner will be no exception He was arrested for Danville authori ties on a charge of flim flamming Trim j Column ft Turn In 2 roliimn A Shopping Days til Christmas age charges Mailman Who Still Uses Horse to Retire MUSCATINE Dec 13 CTVFrank Custer one of the few remaining j rural mail carriers who has not I yielded the horse for the automobile j will be retired here Dec 31 after j more than 30 years of service He J estimates he has driven the omiiva ent 11 times around the world j The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 7 Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 6c in coin careful ly wrapped for the booklet on Candy Name City Mail to Washington D ;