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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOUIAIED PRESS IJCASED WIRE SEKV1OB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 21 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 61 Would Vote in October Sumners Picks Out Fault in Norris Amendment By HERBERT PLtTMMER ASHINGTON Dec 21 UP When Senator Norris of Ne braska saw his lame duck amendment b e come a part of the constitution he dismissed the subject promptly and turned to other things He had suc ceeded in having congress meet within 41 days after a general the first time in his tory A p p a r e ntly however Senator Norris job is not yet completed At least thats what one of the foremost constitutional lawyers in congress thinks He is Representative Sumners of chairman of the house judi ciary committee And Sumnerg has prepared a bill for introduction in the coming congress to prove it Elections in October Its all very complicated ners proof For example his bill reads like this A bill to change the time of the appointment of presidential elect orsThat section 131 of the re vised statutes II S C title 3 sec 1 is amended to read as follows Sec 131 The electors of president and vice president shall be appoint ed in each state on the Tuesday after the first Monday in October in every fourth year succeeding every election etc et al All of which merely means that Sumners is attempting to change the date of general elections from November to October Has Elaborate Chart He has worked out an elaborate sort of movable calendar with the next presWen almost to the over a period of 36 years the time that presidential electors will be appointed to the number of days between their ap pointment and meeting to the num ber of days between their meeting and the dispatching of a messenger to congress to the number of days from the time the messenger ar rives in Washington and to the hour that congresscanvasses the election returns and formally notifies the country who is the next president and vice president Sees Leeway1 Need Sumners wants to advance the general election date one month be cause he is convinced there is not sufficient time under the lame duck amendment to take care of such things as canvassing returns and settling election contests before congress is convened Under the existing law only 41 days is permitted Before the lame duck amendment an average of 60 days intervened If Sumners has his way he will extend the period to around 71 days Were liable to get into all sorts of trouble within the next 36 years or so he says unless we make provision for more leeway now be tween the time presidential electors are appointed and the time they ac tually meet He believes it probably will be 1940 before the change can he made but hopes to make it sooner if pos sible Plan Transient Center DES MOINES Dec Transient Relief Director S W Edgecombe announced tentative plans for a new fireproof transient center at Sioux City to supplant the present crowded quarters The pro posed building would be equipped for shops and offices PLANE FOUND WRECKED 7 DEAD Plan of War Mobilization Would Include Labor BARUCH FAVORS TIN FOR FUTURE War Department Scheme Would Abrogate 7A of Recovery Act By NATHAN ROBERTSON Dec 21 The senate munitions committee was told today that the war depart ments mobilization plan in the event of another conflict contem plates abrogation of section 7A of the national recovery act which guarantees labor the right to col lective bargaining Earlier the house foreign affairs committee heard Bernard M Bar uch chairman of the World war in dustries board recommend that the United States buy and store thou sands of tons of tin for use in any possible war Center or Dispute Senator Clark DM6I told the senate committee he was informed the plan would abrogate the NRA clause which long lias been a center of dispute between industry aud labor Col C T Harris army ordinance officer would not commit himself on Clarks contention but com mented You cant have two bosses in time of war Senator Vandenberg RMich asked Jbetw6 if was continued Certainly Harris replied Green Comments William Green president of the American Federation of Lahor called Senator Clarks comment a most surprising statement They did not do that during the last war Green said They carried on collective bargaining to a great er extent and as a result brought workmens efficiency to a new oigh point Labor certainly would resist with all the power it possesses scrapping 7A war or no war What we would do would be to insist on broadening and strength ening 7A British Plan Probe Meanwhile the munitions investi gators joyfully received word of Uie appointment of a British commis sion to inquire into the activities of English munition companies Committee members unanimously expressed the hope the British in quiry would be bona fide and not a whitewash Baruch the former chairman of the war industries board recounted for the committee the difficulties encountered during the last war in obtaining tin for war and industri al purposes If we want to prepare ourselvts from the tsandpoint of a strategic war position Branch asserted I think we ought to buy tin just lika we would invest in a battleship and keep it in storage Head of Committee Baruch has been appointed by President Roosevelt as head of a committee to draw up legislation to take the profit out of war Meanwhile Chairman Nye of the senate munitions committee said a letter by John J Raskob placed in evidence yesterday showed the in Turn to Pajre 2 Column 1 No Time Now to Slack Up Money Drive Reaching Goal No Longer Question of Cheer Fund Previously L E T Jr From K Forest City Just a Bit to Help Rockford Dougherty Friend S B G Robert Green Hohert Duncan lr Klipto Loose Leaf Organ ization Abraham Lincoln School 7Xl Class Lincoln School Jacob E Decker Sons Vacuum Cooked Meat The Leader Merchandise Jeanne Ludvvig A Friend J G 5 Yean Marybelle Mike Hunt G H H Claude Holbrook T Pipe E H W Junior Mission Band 1m manual Lutheran church Hermanson Brothers Em ployes Don Toys Old 015SK 1011 200 300 200 100 1000 SIO 160 5fi25 500 100 100 100 100 25 500 200 1000 200 FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night and Saturday colder in southwest Friday night some what warmer extreme west por tion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Friday night and Saturday possibly snow in northeast Fri day night and in northwest Sat urday somewhat colder along Lake Superior and in extreme southeast Friday night rising temperature in west and soutu Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour perior ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday SO Minimum in Night 20 At 8 A M Friday 20 Snowfall fi Precipitation 03 STUDY FATE OF MARTIN INSULL Criminal Court Jury Keeps Eye Upon Calendar as It Deliberates CHICAGO Dec 21 crim inal court jury with an eye on the calendar deliberated today the states embezzlement charges against Martin Insull An extraordinary session of Judge Cornelius J Harringtons court frankly intended to speed up a deci sion so the jurors might utilize the few remaining Christmas shopping days brought them the case last night at a m The silver haired defendant whose action in drawing from Middlewest Utilities company treas ury to bolster a sagging stock mar ket account was branded theft by prosecutors The attorneys and at taches all were hopeful of a speedy verdict New Total O LONGER IS IT a question of whether the 1200 goal set as a minimum w ii 1 be reached Rather its a question how close Mason Citys Good Fel lows will come to the whicli could be used to such good purpose in this commun ity to instill a note of happiness into every needy familys Christmas tide Now is distinctly no time to rest on the oars An encouraging trend in the con tributions of the final days before the campaign comes to a close is that the individual donors are more numerous than in the earlier stages This is apparent in the list above From 1 Cent to Contributions have ranged from 1 cent many of these in the school contributions to the clothing gift from Gildner Brothers listed in the last issue The next largest con tribution was 75 from the Lyons cleaning establishment and its em ployes The Decker gift listed above ranks next with the realized from the Denison clubs benefit dance in fourth place Again it is emphasized that no donation is either too large or small to be appreciated Some of the smallest represent a large sacrifice Will you please give me and my brother a pair of underwear and some toys for Christmas writes little R J R of southeast Maoon City Youll Be Remembered R 1 R It is pleasant to give this little lad an assurance that he and his brother are not going to be forgot ten For this his gratitude should be directed to the Good Fellows who have boosted this fund to within al most of its minimum goal Another source of satisfaction Friday comes from a comparison of the local Cheer Fund total viih that of the Good Fellows club total at Waterloo Ours was 5113836 Wa terloos was Mrs Blaise has let it be known that soiled or shopworn merchan dise of any land usable in the home of a needy family will be acceptable not only up to and including Christ mas but for a day or two after Christmas She made it clear that she was in no sense begging for it No Sacrifice Desired I merely want it known she plained that we have desperate need for materials of all kinds Bus iness houses which without sacri fice to themselves can make thes things available will be performing a large service to the needy of Ma son City One contribution t0 the fund to be announced will be from Tne Farm night club at the western edge of the city Mr and Mrs Mel vin Munsinger have offered to give 20 per cent of their gross receipts for Thursday Friday and Saturday nights The cash phase of the campaign will come to a close at 9 oclock a m Christinas morning Contribu tions should be brought to the GlobeGazette office or mailed here care Christmas Cheer Fund Tennessee Mob Burns Courthouse Rioting Brings Deaths Tear gas and bullets were employed by Tennessee guardsmen at Shclbyvlllo in thuir attempts to halt a rioting mob bent on reaching E K Harris 22 year old Negro on trial for assaulting a white girl At left troops are shown holding back a crowd in the towns main street At right lying prone is Raleigh Edwards one of the men killed by guardsmens bullets The mob finally burned the courthouse at Shelby villc but failed to get to Edwards Associated Press 10 BATTLE MOB 600 National Guardsmen to Stay in Shelbyville in Case of Riot Tickle Policemans Feet SHELBYVILE TennDec 21 Shelbyville vigilantes listened to fighting words today and prepared to meet force with force should a mob gather here again and start trouble Because of reports there might be disorder in tomorrows hol iday crowd Adj Gen J H Ballen arranged to keep his 600 national guardsmen here until Sunday morn ing Declaring there is no use in let ting them the mob take our town U S Commissioner Ed Nance told a meeting of the vigil ante committee If we have to kill some of these fellows lets kill them If we have to die lets die The committee voted to author ize appointment of 10 leaders who would command seven men each and would go armed for the purpose of maintaining law and order protect ing property and cooperating with the sheriff and police Floyd Pat Lawes 28 a fann er died in a Shelbyville hos pital today of wounds received Wednesday when national guards men fired into a crowd aiound the courthouse while a mob was trying to storm the building for a Negro prisoner It was the fourth fatality White House Cards Show President and His Wife at Fireside WASHINGTON Dec 21 The white house Christmas cards this year show President Mr Roosevelt sitting informally by their fireside A Merry Christmas from the President and Mrs Roosevelt Christ mas 1931 is their simple greetng for their second Yuletide in the white house Mr and Mrs Roosevelt are shown seated on a large divan A vase flowers behind them the presidents favorite ship pictures on the wall 1 ship model on the mantel and offi cial flags flanking the fireplace ive at once a homey and official Lone to the holiday scene Treatment Cures Man Unable to Sleep or Eat CHICAGO Dec 21 big yawn malady case came to an end today when two physicians tickled the victims feet and pressed on foot nerves The treatment cured George Van Cleas 31 year old special police man who had been yawning since 5p m yesterday Unable to sleep or eat Van Cleas early today called police who took him to the county hospital For several hours his yawning con tinued Then Dr Albert Slepyan and Dr Irving Mishkin rapped him on the soles of his feet with a rubber headed hammer Suddenly Van Cleas gasped for breath then be gan to breathe normally The yawning had stopped There was no evidence of any organic disorder the physicians said He was suffering from men tal hysteria Well keep him in the hospital for several days and let him rest Then hell be all right Van Cleas had been yawning from 10 to 20 times a minute In all it was estimated he yawned nearly 20000 times Worry over the illness of a 6 year old daughter and the missing of six nights sleep a month ago when his wife gave birth to their third child was believed to have brought on the attack Rumor Two Former Soviet Leaders in Prison for Plotting MOSCOW Dec 21 The so viet foreign office refused today L confirm or deny rumors that Greg ory Zinovieff and Leo Kameneff former leaders of the communist in ternationale have been arrested in connection with a counterrevolu tionary plot YPH Your Pennies Helf Shoppinq Days Strike of Gold in Georgia Reported ATLANTA Dec 21 gold strike in White county which yield ed 67 nuggets ranging in weight from onefourth a pennyweight to nearly two ounces was reported today hy Richaid W Smith state 1 geologist Luther College Fire Does Little Damage j DECORAH Dec ac tion by the local fire department prevented the spread of a fire which broke out at 1 p m today in one of the student rooms at Luther college Slight damage to student hooks and wearing apparel was reported Many students had already left for the holiday recess which began today Plant at Farkersbiirjr WASHINGTON Dec 21 The PVVA made loans and grants of for A sewage plant at Parkersburg Inwa snd SD7000 for an electric system at lamoni Iowa i URGES LIBERAL INTERPRETATION Herring Makes Attack Upon Conservatism of Written Constitution ATLANTIC Dec 21 vig orous plea for liberal interpretation j of the federal constitution to speed relief measures of new deal gov ernments was sounded here today by Gov Clyde L Herring In a speech for delivery at the dedication of the new Cass county courthouse the governor attacked the conservatism of the written con stitution and emphasized that the self preservation of unfortunate residents of the state and nation overshadowed in importance the preservation of the fundamental laws Result ot Compromise More than n century and a half ago a body of very great men met in I Philadelphia and out of their rielibj eration came our constitution the chief executive told his audience That document did not spring into spontaneous being it was the re sult of acrimonious debate of pro longed discussion and of comprom ise and concession The fact that a dozen amend ments were immediately proposed and promptly adopted is proof that even the men who framed the con stitution knew that it was not the final word In all we have adopted 21 amendments to the constitution but additional to these written amendments we have by legal con struction or by actual practice put BEACH BURNING SHIP ON ISLAND Freighter Hauled From Dock in Boston as Firemen Fight Flames BOSTON Dec 30 year old freighter Ontario listing astern from a stubborn afthold fire which sent her scurrying to port last night was hauled from ner dock Ibis forenoon by a battery of tugs and fireboats and beached on Gov ernors island a half mile down Boston harbor Hidden from view by a haze of smoke and steam the craft when was bound for Baltimore and Nor folk when fire broke out in a cargo of wool tops about two milea off Sandwich near the Massachusetts bay entrance to Cape Cod canal was guided slowly from her dock and across the harbor Her crew of 40 led by Capt Johp Kauserud remained wilr the stricken vessel although weary and near exhaustion after an all nignt battle against acid fumes and chok ing smoke They were expected to leave the ship while firemon con tinued to battle the smouldering mass in the third hold Arthur J Doyle Boston agent fur the Merchants and Miners Trans portation company owners of the vessel said the damage to ship and cargo would be heavy The cause of the fire was not determined Conviction Growing That Mrs Schaffner Waded to Her Death CARMEL Cal Dec 21 Glowing conviction that Mrs Eliot Boke Schaffner waded to her death in Carmel Bay was expressed by police today after a slipper identi fied as the society matrons was found at Cookes cove A deep sea diver will search the floor of the cove today for the body of the wife of Joseph Schaffner di rector of a nationally known cloth ing firm Troops from the Monterey Pre sidio were withdrawn from the search today after they had aided police and artist colony volunteers in a careful hunt for the woman who disappeared from this fashion able seaside resort Tuesday SHIP CRACKS UP DURING DESERT THUNDERSTORM The Flying Hotel Lost in Africa Believed Hit by Lightning BAGHDAD Iraq Dec 21 The giant American built airplane Univer pride of the Royal Dutch airlines was found wrecked and burned today its seven ocupants killed The plane crashed during a desert thunderstorm yesterday 10 miles south ot Rutba Wells Iraq Scouting planes of the British royal air force who had searched for the liner since early yesterday found the charred wreckage The machine had been burned to cinders Sought New Laurels Fresh from triumphs in the Eng land to Melbourne air derby the liner popularly known as the The Flying was seeking new laurels in a speed flight from Am sterdam to Batavia Java when dis aster overtook it The victims were three passengers and four members of the crew They were Professor Wakh of Batavia uni versity M Beretti director of An eta official news agency of the Dutch East Indies and M Kort a businessman O Beeknan comman der and chief pilot Second Pilot Van Steenbergen H A Walewyn engineer and Wireless Operator C Van Zadelhogg Lightning Believed Cause Although the exact cause of the tragedy was not known air officials here expressed Belief it bad been struck by lightning Thelast radio message from the doomed craft re ceived early yesterday said it was in difficulty during a storm near Rutba Wells and asked its position More than a score of British planes and armored cars had been pressed into a hunt for the liner Unaware of the fate which had overtaken their countrymen two veteran Dutch pilots hopped off from Amsterdam this morning to aid in the search They were G J Geysendorfer who was pilot for the late Van Lear Black Baltimore Md publisher and Commander 3il levig Was Recently Honored Exactly one month ago today 30 000 persons cheered the flying ho tel when it returned to Amster dam after winning the handicap race in the Melbourne derby Its pilot on that flight K D Parmentier and J J Moll wre honored by Queen Wilhelmina The plane was second in the derby Rep resentatives of the Dutch Royal Air lines and of the British Imperial airways left Baghdad by air for the scene of the accident 230 miles away to investigate The scene of the crash midway between the coast of Palestine and Baghdad is a desolate one Carried Christmas Mail Sharp ridges rise out of great stretches of sandy desert criss crossed by narrow gorges whicli make a forced landing almost cer tin death Royal air force flyera Turn to Paec 2 Column 3 Tun IHKt 2 tltlttnm tt President of Peru Seeks New Cabinet LIMA Peru Dec 21 Oscar Benavides president of Peru who recently stamped out a short lived revolt struggled today with a political crisis caused by the resig nation of the cabinet Difference1 over the policies of the ministry of finance resulted yesterday in the resignation of the cjibinot heariod by Premier Alberto Rev de Castio 200 Fine Recipes If you like corned most every one will find creamed corned beef a delicious dish This is the recipe One No 2 size can corned beef 1 ounce butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon onion juice celery salt j pint milk Make a white sauce and season with cel ery salt pepper and onion juice Add to the hot sauce the diced meat This may be put in a casserole cov ered with buttered bread crumbs and browned in the oven This is just one sample of the 200 recipes or delicious dishes made from can ned foods found in the booklet Recipes for Canned Foods offered by our Washington Information bu reau Inclose 6 cents to cover cost and 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