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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1933, Mason City, Iowa OEPT Of I i North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 30 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF VOUF SKCTIOK SUCTIONS NO 71 Vermont m Political Eye First Senate Vote in 1934 Set for January 16 LIQUOR BILL AMENDMENTS FILED By HERBERT PLUMMEU WASHINGTON Dec 30 Kerrnont traditionally a rockribbed of republicanism is attracting than a casual interest in na tional politics be cause of an ap proaching sena torial election On Jan 16 a successor to the late Porter H Dale for the sen ate is to be named The republican candidate is Er nest W Gibson Vermonts only member of the house of repre sentatives PORTER DALE Opposed to him as the democratic partys choice is Harry W Witters of St Johnsbury described as a veteran campaigner National interest has been aroused not only because it will be the first senate contest of the 1934 congressional elections but also be cause of what Vermonters describe since the presidential contest the democratic Awakening Underhill Leader of Prison Break Captured Roosevelt some 23000 less than those given Herbert Hoover In 1929 the state poUed almost 46000 more votes for the republican pres idential candidate than it did for the democratic It will be remembered that Pres ident Roosevelt included Vermont on his itinerary during the cam paign s Whenithe democrats met in con vention recently to nominate their candidate for the senate one native Vermonter made the following ob servation Both in numbers aa in enthusi asm yesterdays mass meeting of democrats was something of a rec ordbreaker Following sparsely attended meetings which 111 the past could have been held in a telephone I booth accoidtng to the jokers the assembled democracy filled every seat hi its accustomed hall and a large number were obliged to 1 stand Lined Up Squarely The issues In the Vermont sena torial contest seem to be fairly well definedThe democrats and their candidate stand squarely back of PresidentRoosevelt and his admin1 Totn to Page 5A Colnntn 2 SHOT BY POSSE HAS BUT SMALL CHANCE OF LIFE Southwestern Outlaw Cornered in Small Furniture Store SHAWNEE Okla Dec 30 Dazed and bleeding Wilbur Under hill southwestern desperado was captured here shortly after 7 a m today A squad of officers largely Okla homa City police found him in a small furniture store in the heart of the business district He offered no resistance He had broken into the store in an effort to elude pursuers after be ing wounded seriously a few hours before Jm escaping from a house surrounded by a posse Taken to Hospital The captured man was taken to Municipal where physi cians said he had only slight chance of recovery He was suffering from woundsin the back left arm right leg and scalp was one of two leaders the Memorial day break of 11 prisoners from the Kansas peniten tiary Lansing He had escaped from house clad only In his underwear in a shower of machine gun bullets R H Colvin federal i agent said he fired a machine gun at the man through a rear window of the houso and that the man fell Later the man ran from the house through the front door and was shot at again by officers arroed with shotguns He fell again but got up and rah1 Into a plowed field nearby Couple Wounded A manand awoman in the house were wounded Officers tentatively identified the woman as Ella Mae Nichols or Eccles She was shot in the stom ach and her condition was described OUTLAW CAPTURED Weal IOWA WEATHER Unsettled probably occasion al light rain lit central and eastsomewhat warmer In ex treme cast Saturday night I Sunday probably rain In south cast and rain turning to snow in west and north portions colder in west and north portions Sun day afternoon LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturdaymorning Mavlurmim 34 Minimum In Night 18 At 8 A M Saturday Si A break in the severe cold spell that has held North Iowa in its grip for almost a week got under way Friday and the mercury continued upward throughout the night The 24 hour maximum occurred at 8 oclock morning It was 16above at6oclock Friday night and 18 above at 11 oclock p m WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Dec 30 Weather outlook for the period Jan I to6 V For the upper XUssIssippi and I1 qwef Missouri ksome snow and decidedly colder jlMonday continued cold Tuesday jWnd Wednesday rising temperature and Friday generally fair Tuesday and Wednesday pre cipitation Thursday or Friday Turn to 5A Column 3 AIRCRASHlF FATAL TO TEN Eight Passengers and Two of Crew Burn to Death in Air Liner BRUSSELS Dec 30 persons eight of them passengers were killedwhen the Imperial Air ways London hound plane Apollo crashed ina fog near Ruysselde be tween Ojstend and Bruges today The machine caught fireand the passengers pilot and wireless op erator were burned to death All the passengers were reported to be British subjects The piano was flying on the Co route Flying From Brussels The disaster occurred at p m The plane was flying from Brus sels when it crashed into the mas of a wireless station at Ruysseled in a fog The mast was broken In half As the machine hit the ground spectatorsrushed to the assistance of thoae trapped inside the fuselage but a fierce outburst of flames drove them back No Chance to Escape The occupants had no chance to escape and the plane was consumed rapidly Captain Gittings the pilot was an Englishman The wireless oper ator also was English as it was be lieved were all eight passengers with the possible exception of M Al berni a businessman whose na tionality it was thought may have been Polish Ipwans Pltin to Consider Hog Rulings Meetings Scheduled at New Hampton and Clarion DES MOINES Dec 30 Jornhog field men in Iowa were ilannlng today tor a session Tues day at Ames where new adtnln stratlve rulings from Washington eceived here will be discussed and explained Distric meetings for committees from surrounding coun ies will begin Thursday The meetings will be held In New Hampton Clarion Spencer Sac City Marshalltown Cedar Rapids lit Pleasant Albia Creston and Oakland Provisions of the administrative rulings received here included One Farming Unit 1 Bach contract must cover only one farming unit except In cases wherea tenant rents land con tracted for reduction from two or more landlords Under such condi tions individual contracts shall be drawn to cover all the land In the farming unit 2 If a farmer rents land during 1934 benefit payments for reducing acreage be divided between the landlord and the tenant on the same percentage basis as the divis ion of the corn crop for 1934 The landlords portion also shall not be greater than he would have received under the 1933 lease or agreement on the same farm In cases of cash BOMB FOLLOWS PREMIER DUCAS ASSASSINATION Brotherin Law Fires Shots at Rumanian Nazi Student SINAIA Rumania Dec 30 An explosion in the royal pavilion and an attempt to slay the assassin of Premier Ion G Duca marked this citys farewell today to the body of the government leader who killed yesterday Mourners thronging the railroad station In tribute to their as sassfnated premier were thrown into a panic Dyttie an the stlgWde spitb Uie pjiiibYKlng Csrbl was no in the station attliei time Body on Train The body of the slain premier who was slain yesterday by a stu dent member of an outlawed nazi group was placed on board a train which departed at p m from this city the seat of theroyaipal ace for Bucharest the capital The explpsion thi cause of which was not immediately determined en veloped the royal pavilion in a cloud of smoke At first it was re ported that the royal coach had been wrecked Hardly bad the excitement sub sided only a few minutes be fore the train the late premiers brotherinlaw Ralu Pol izu forced his way into the station guard room where the assassin Nicholas Constantinescu was held Fires at Assassin Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec is the most con sistently good radio man there is Just when you would thiulc there is nothing of importance to be said that hadnt been said he comes on Thursday night and gained over a 100 million new friends outside of the XJ S and perhaps that many here by an nouncingthat the U S was not going to mess around in any South or Central American coun try with a gun It was his best speech of all if he had just gone a little further and said we not only wont interfere but we wont have any battleships peep ing in the window while you are having your party While we didnt land troops in Cuba we were close enough that they all could have waded ashore WILL ROGERS 1C 33 licNan ght Sr ndicate PoUzu whipped ota revolver and fired several shots point blank at Constantinescu but missed Poliru was overpowered and led away He said he wanted to avenge the death of Due a Constantinescu was being held in the station awaiting his transport under guard to Bucharest King Carol today requested Con staiitlne Angelescu Rumanian cab inet leader to take over the pre miership and gave him the oath of office before dawn The first cabinet meeting urider the new preniier took place this morning Bucharest It drew up a proclamation exhorting the public to observe discipline and1 asssuring thatthe national government was determined to uphold law and order in the most vigorous manner rental during 1933 benefit payments are to be equally distributed be tween the landlord and the Payments Divided 3 Payments for hog reduction will be divided between the land lord and the tenant in proportion to their contributions to the an nual number ofhogsproduced for market from the 1932 and 1933 lit ters 4 Where farmers sold sows dur ing thepigsow campaign they will be allowed to add four pigs to their 1933 fall production total for each sow sold Such a total will then be a legitimate part of the 193233 base on which reduction is estimat ed 5 In cases where a farmer re tires fromfarming he will not be eligible for corn or hog reduction payments However he will be al lowed to transfer his hog produc tion base to another individual pro vided this individual has not been engaged In hog production during the last two years Hog Reduction Base 6 This new producer may then take advantage of the hog Deduc tion base but will receive payments only onhis corn acreage redaction on signing a cornhog contract 7 Any farmer who raised a max imum to Fnge 5A Column 5 Banks Ordered to Withhold vLicrease in Service Charges WASHINGTON Dec 30 Banks ia every corner of the na tion were under sudden NRA orders today to withhold projected sche dules designed to sharply increase bank charges to customers While the capital speculated upon the final outcome of the swift move by Hugh S Johnson in cancelling the increas ed levies the NRA administrator himself added only silence to his order that the charges be suspended Indefinitely and immediately or at least until he had approved them Attorneys See End of Manning Trial OTTU1IWA Dec 30 neys predicted an end for the ouster trial of Mayor Edwin C Manning by this afternoon after yesterdays session heard him criticized as a czar and lauded as a public in three final argu ments PREPARE PLAN TOBOOM TRADE F R Hopes to Sprinkle Reciprocity Treaties Around World WASHINGTON Dec 30 lan under which President Roose velt hopes to sprinkle trade re ciprocity treaties aroundthe world waa under preparation by the ad ministration today and will be sub mitted to congress In one quarter the plan was de scribed as intended to allow the chief executive to make slits in the tariff walls Varoundthe United States through individual give and take treaties without having to sub mit each separate pact to the senate for ratification Simultaneously it was disclosed that despite a heavy round of diplor matlc negotiations probably the smallest crop of treaties in recent years will be sent to the senate when congress than 10 being slated for the trip to the capitol Will Make Proposals President Roosevelt himself dis closed yesterday his intention of making certain tariff proposals to congress At the white house the details of his program were kept under cover In other quarters however it was confirmed that rather than raise or lower the tariff barriers as a whole Roosevelt hopes to al ter past policy by whatihas Been of ficially described as a Yankee plan Mostimportant in the list of trea ties to go to the senate except pos sibly the renewed effort for ratifi cation of theSt Lawrence water way pact ia the recently concluded model treaty of reciprocity be tween theiTJnlted States and Colom bia Exact Terms Secret Under its terms coffee and cer tain other Colombian products are to be admitted duty free for a pe riod of two years In return for Colombian concessions on certain American products Exact terms of thetreaty will not bemade public until after its approval by both the American and Colombian congresses State depart mentofficials believe it contains nothingr which would impede its ratification On its speedy approval however depends to some extent the progress of similar pacts now under nego tiation with Sweden Portugal am Argentina 2 WOMEN LAND WITH THEIR NEW FLIGHT RECORD Complete Longest Stay in Air of 237 Hours and 52 Minutes MIAMI Flo Dee 30 hausted from battling rain squalls and choppy winds Frances Marsalih and Helen Richey landed at a m today completing the longesl sustained flight for women 237 hours and 52 minutes The women took off Dec 20 from the municipal airport and equallec the previous record of eight days four hoursandfiveminutesat 00i p mjThursday new The flyefs came grace ful landing in the face of a brisl wind Members of grouni crew and Department of Commerc Inspector James R Puckett wen down the runway to greet them Cheer Rolls Up A cheer rolled up from the spec tators and the flyers waved back The plane taxied up to the alrpor administration building for an of ficial welcome back to earth First definite word from the fly era of their intention to land toda came about9 a m when Mrs Mai salis dropped a note in which sh said We are coming in The declcision was forced by stormy night that prevented th women from gaining much neede rest and the fact that the motor had gotten very rough in the past 12 hours and gallops We Are Tired Anyway Mrs Marsalia wrote to her ground crew we are so tired of this rough weather Be seeing you It seems like this rain has been going on for years were Mrs Marsalis first words as she lowered the planes side window CONFESSES MURDER LOS AGELES Dec 80 Iff today said Wll 20 year old elec trician htul inndc n written con fession of the killingof IWnr gnreht Peevey 32 deaf mute in Grand Knplds Mich I guess she never knew why I killed her the purported con fession rciid You see she couldnt hear anything you mild to and I didnt stop to write a note I just shot her Margaret played mo a dirty trick the statement contin ued Aged Iowan Dies MT PLEASANT Dec 30 H C Weir 98 oldest resident here died He wag a former president of the Farmers and Merchants sav ings bank here 5 Million Persons Have Received Pay From Public Works WASHINGTON Dec 30 Secretary Ickes in a statement published today estimated 5000 300 persons had received pay en velopes from rolls financed by the public works administration during the first six months of its opera tion and that this total will con tinue tomount The public works administrator listed 4000000 as employed by the civil works administration an orig inal civilian conservation corps ros ter of 300000 and a public works payroll that totaled 750540 men on Dec 9 200th French Train Crash Victim Dead PARIS Dec 30 200th victim of Frances worst train dis aster a collision at suburban Lagny last Saturday night died today He was a railroader only child was killed in the wreck and whose widow lost an arm FAVOR KILLING JUDICIARY BILL Senate Committee Suggests Indefinite Postponement of Measure DES MOINES Dec SO nonpartlsan judiciary bill passage of which has been advocated by ad ministration leaders today came out of the senate committee on elec tions with a recommendation for in definite postponement The committee vote on the bill a senate measure which would pro vide for the election of district judges and justices of the state su preme court on a nonpartisan basis was said to have been unanimous Gov Clyde LHerring had in cluded the bill in a list of some eight measures which he recom mended for prompt consideration in advocating early adjournment of the session The senate has not yet acted on the recommendation of the commit tee which is headed by Senator E J Wenner of Black Hawk Reported Adversely A subcommittee of which Sen ator George Wilson of Polk is chair man reported adversely on the bill explaining that the measure was not in satisfactory form Working busily in Its Saturday morning session before adjourning for a New Years recess the as sembly also completed legislative action on the Strachan bill to In crease the maximum poor fund levy WOULDCUTCGST OF PERMIT FROM TO 50 CENTS 6 Months Beet License for Summer Hotels Proposed DES MOINES Dec 30 IV First amemlments to the state li quor control were filed lodny in the house by ReprescutuUvc Humeston of Wayne One would change the title of tlie bill from the Iowa temperance act to the Iowa liquor control act which was agreed upon yesterday by the house sitting as a commit tee of the whole The other amend ments would reduce the cost oC in Dividual permits from to 50 cents and of special permits for hos pitals and similar institutions front 51 to 50 cents Present Representative McFarlane ol Black ttawfc presentedaiiifindmanTV to the Yager bill which would per mlt issuance of six months hear li censes to summer resort hotels Ht would have the reduction apply only to those hotels in operation last summer Another amendment also would permit city councils to revoke licenses for cause After passinga number of mis cellaneous bills the house then re turned Its session an a committee of the whole for further discusoloi ofthe liquor bill As the clerk droned along read Ing the bill there wua only one in terruptton when Representative Bowers of Union said he objected tn use of the state seal on liquor pack ages sold at state owned atoren He aaid he would offer an amend ment later embodying to eliminate this provision Seal IsProposed Representative Fabrltz oC Wa pello committee chairman stated that the seal proposed for iden tifying legal liquor When the house adjourned until 1 p m next Tuesday slightly moiv than onehalf of the bill had been covered At p m Tuesday formal consideration ofthe bill is to atari as a special order Only six of the 86 sections re ceived attention Friday Question After Question Question after question was hurled at the committee and tin first action of the committee of the wholo was to change the namo of the bill from the Iowa temperance act to the Iowa liquor control aci This change was made after a spir ited debate involving thedefinition of the word temperance Why not call the bill by il i 5A Column 6 Turn io BA Column 3 Payday Comes Around for Iowa Legislature DES MOINES Dec 30 received 57644 and sen day arrived at the Iowa legislature today Checks for the services of legis lators and legislative employes were distributed The payday covered the last half month The payroll for this period amounted to 3678105 House mem bers received 516023 and the house employes while senate ate employes 5536730 Extra legis lative help in the law library re eclved 5405 and extra custodians help added because of the legisla tive session received 702 The average payroll for each day waa As the special ses sion had been in operation 55 days Saturday the approximate total salary cost is 5135000 WHAT TO WEAR Tills booklet is valuable alike to women and men who seek to clothe themselves in good taste and at the same time enhance their good 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