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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1933, Mason City, Iowa I f E R MS 5 AF11 f f OF OiV A OIME3 A North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEABED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAYFEBRUARY 3 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 104 Roosevelt Programs Dopesters Can But Guess What His Plans Are By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON 1 1 Feb 3 CPA number of Hoosevelt prb W W grams now being T T broadcast from x Washington and Warm Springs Ga is astonish Jng The only thing it is pos Bible to say with certainty of anj and all of them Js that not on can be attrib uted to the pres identelect e x cept on th strength of it authors guess work It is true that an ordinarily in tellegent dopster with present conditions thoroughly versed in the exgovernors recorc and an intensive student of his per sonality has some title to consider ation as an expert guesser The mixture error waste and downright dishonesty involved in the predominant series and succes sion of American politicoeconomic policies dating bach for several generations and culminating dur ing the World war period in the beginning of the jamboree which collapsed with the crash of 1929 has been revealing itself more and more clearly in the course of the last three years Tasks Are Obvious It is obvious that quite a funda mental new start must be made and anyone with a fairly construc tive mentality and half an eye can see many of the tasks which will SEEK CALMAR DEATH CAR DRIVER Mysterious Sanitarium Fire Burns 9 to Death PHYSICIAN ASKS POLICE TO HOLD ARSON SUSPECT Bodies of Eight Women Patients Recovered From Debris CLEVELAND Feb 3 mysterious fire burned nine women patients to death in a suburban sanitarium dormitory early today despite the heroic efforts of atten dants to lead them to safety The women broke from their res cuers enroute from upstairs sleep ng quarters By the time nearly a score of jther patients had been taken out he panic stricken nine who hac ed back to their beds were be rond aid The dormitory was des royed Eight Bodies Found Eight of the nine bodies which had been recovered by fire fighting crews were tentatively Identified They were Mrs Lottie Roback 32 Miss Helen Kovack 49 Mrs Agnes Dorrington 78 Mrs Lorain Dean 76 Mrs Fannie Launaon 34 Miss Ethel R Zipp 24 and Mrs Mary Bennett 73 all of Cleveland and Mrs Siabel McBride New Castle have to be make it tackled in order to jjvesidehtelectB Confidence sJjnpryS takes it granted that the White House tenant soontobe Turn to Page B Column 8 HOOVER GREETS TAX STUDY GROUP Tells Legislators Problem o Overlapping Must Be Solved WASHINGTON Feb 3 hundred or more members of state legislatures were told President Hoover that today by he hoped their meeting would straighten out the tangle of overlapping that grown up in the state and federal taxation systems The speech of the president put under way the national conference of the interstate legislative assem bly which during its meeting will devote much time to taxation prob lems Mr Hoover in his brief talk to the first meeting of Its kind said that the evolution of governmental functions of municipalities town ships counties and states had led to a haphazard development of tax sources to support the various func tions If your conference can help to make a scientific division of tax sources amongst the various gov ernmental authorities you will have made a distinct contribution to the efficiency as well as to the economy of our whole governmental system he said Pa Miss Gladys Fraser 30 Cleveland was missing and efforts were being made to identify the ninth bo dy ofi incendiarismwere iin the j manaije ment Glendeiiing staff phy super intendent of the sanatorium asked the Geauga county sheriff to ar rest a man he suspected of revenge ful activity Had Threatened Wife The sanatorium Is rhu Ridgecliff a private institution consisting 01 three cottnges on four acres of ground near the village of Wick liffe Cuyahogra county Cleveland suburb Dr Glendcning asscrteS the farm er had threatened his wife will death and yesterday telephoned institutions office and said Il get even if it kills me The shieks of the terror stricken women rent the chill night as th flames ate rapidly through th frame dwelling The smoke and hea soon become so intense that en trance to the cottage in which 2 women patients and three sanitari um employes slept became Impos slble Discovered by Nurse The fire was discovered by M L Smith a male nurse who sprca the alarm Two nurses Mrs Ethe Craig and Miss Florence Farrel quickly led 17 women sleeping i the upstairs rooms down the stair They had succeeded in reachin the hallway when lashing tongue of fire ate up through the floo Several patients panic stricke ALCOHOL BILL IS PASSED 43 TO 6 BY IOWA SENATE State Maintenance for City Streets Mowed Dow nin House DBS MOINES Feb 3 riding opposition the state senate today passed a bill to permit the manufacture of industrial and grain alcohol in Iowa The vote on final passage was 43 to 6 as the senate followed the house lead in approving the measure which would pave the way to the establishment of a new Iowa Indus try The senate defeated two amend ments one of which would have limited consumption of a proposed plant to Iowa products and anothe which permits the manufacture o only denatured alcohol Battle Is Spirited The battle against the twi amendments was spirited and con slderation of the bill took up nearl the entire morning session of th upper house The amendment to make manda ry the use of Iowa products in the manufacture was introduced by Senator Mike G Fish of Plymouth This Is a question that requires county it was defeated 13 to 36 action this session he declared If we can bring down interestrates we lowaRevolt Like Boston Tea Party Fort Warns Against Changing Laws on Mortgages WASHINGTON Feb 3 Representative LaGuardia of New York told the house today that his tory will rank the first successful resistance of Iowa farmers to fore closure on their homesteads with the Boston tea party forerunner of the American revolution His address touching on actions of farmers to nullify foreclosure sales by bidding in for a few cents the effects of the family about to be dispossessed followed by a short time the issuance of a statement by Franklin W Fort chairman of the Federal Home Loan board warning state legislatures against tamper ing with existing terms and condi tions of collecting mortgages Must Reduce Interest If interference with normal col ection was carried too for it put a stop to new lending aid Fort in a statement issued at is offices downtown Facing the house in a bristling manner the chunky LaGuardia oted that several of the bigin urance companies have acted to top foreclosures in Iowa and this necessarily must follow 5n other I tates but that is not the solution Senator I H Knudson proposed amendment restricting the man men can saveV the homes of alcohol Tbe LaGuardia told the house fled back up Rescuers stairs working and j frantically succeeded in removing several down ladders quickly hoisted to second floor windows The patients brought outside the dormitory by the nurses showed little concern at their sudden awak ening and flight Attendants said some once they were taken to near by dormitories returned quickly to that David S Barry the senate ser jeant at arms should be forced to apologize to the house for an ar ticle appearing under his signature n a magazine Need Further Holicf Reading from the article La Guardia quoted lines which said that there were a few members of con gress who will sell their votes for money and it Is pretty well known who they are Terming the article appearing in the New Outlook a reflection upon the honor of congress LaGuardia said if Barry knew members who would sell their votes for money he should be compelled to make known who they are An imperative need for further federal relief was declared to exist today before the senate committee busy with the question testimony being given that the unemployed to tal this week exceeded 12000000 for the first time The F Mc Grady of the American Federation of the Americans in poverty at 45000000 The committee turned to him after hearing a succession of wit nesses among them Harvey Couch Reconstruction corporation director who advocated liberalization of laws aimed tostimulate employment He AUNT HET By Eobert Quillen ad the proyi sanitarium routine going quietly 567000 sions for the corporation to make loans to selfliquidating projects saying the agency was much handi capped as the law now stands Relief Loan Approval Meanwhile emergency relief loans totalling over were ap proved by the Reconstruction cor poration Missouri getting 14810 Mississippi and Oregon The measure was Sponsored by legislators from Webster county who said it would permit establish ment of a proposed plant in Fort Dodge The McFarlaneLIchty bill which would permit maintenance by the highway commission of an 18 foot wide strip of primary highways In cities went down before an aval anche of rural votea today in the house The vote was 22 to 79 Debate on the measure showed a sharp cleavage between the rural and city members with the former opposing any diversion of primary road funds from present use On Special Order The bill was a special order of business and was placed upon the calendar after the house overrode a committee report recommending Indefenlte postponement Under the present law the high way commission is required to maintain primary roads only in mu nicipalities of 2500 or leas MacFarlane asked passage of the bill on the basis of fairness point ing out that streets designated as primary highways were subjected to heavier traffic He declared the bill one of the most just before the legislature He charged that mem bers Of the highway commission had been here the past two days lobbying against the measure and said he resented this action by of ficials paid from public funds Claims Plan Fair Representative Johnson of Linn contendedthat it was just as fair for the farmer to pay a portion of he cost of the primary road along his farm as for the city property ROOSEVELT HIS PROGRAM FIXED PLANSVACATION Will Not Announce His Cabinet Until Just Before March 4 By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON WARM SPRINGS Ga Feb 3 UP Roosevelt has fixed his policies and found his men to execute them and tonight hi heads for the open seas to enjoy a last vacation before assuming the office of chief executive of th United States A solid month of study and re view of men since giving up Ui uties of governor of New York has brought Mr Roosevelt well xip o the threshold of his adminlstra lon and the new deal he prom sed A smashing attack on the tangled ntemational situation will be the irst move of the new democratic iresldent He will hear separately he pleas of the European debtors for relief and demand in return for aid a definite assurance by them of efforts for tariff reform and cur rency stabilization Withholds Announcements He is prepared to callan extra session of the new congress if the Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Feb a million and one home talent problems that ought to be worrying our lawmakers why they are still excited about the debts England is paid up till June so why start worrying now about June Suppose the unem ployed had work till June the hungry food till June they could rest easy for awhile But they havent got it But tho debts are paid till June I bet if you diagnosed all our troubles and listed em in the or der of their importance to us right now you would find debts awful near the bottom Any prob lem that Is even temporarily settled up to four months ahead IB no problem nowadays Yours WILL Copyright 1933 McNauBht Ssndtcate present lame duck meeting fail to finish its job Farm relief bal ancing of the budget Beyere econ omlesand Eoverrimerit reprgahUa BRUTAL SLAYER OF GIRL SOUGHT Mother Had Premonition as Mary Helen 15 Left for Visit MINEOLA N Y Feb 3 You dont want me to go do you mother said Mary Helen OCon nor 15 years old last Friday as to leave for an aver Chief of Revolt Sleeps in Palace onTruce Mission Man Who Hunted Marines in Nicaragua Expected to Keep Pledge By ItlCHARD B FIUZELL Copjvlght 1033 by the Associated Press MANAGUA Nicaragua Feb 3 I know whats comin Whenever she gets generous an sends me a few flowers shes pavin the way to ask if she cant have my best linen napkins for a party to bed after first insisting on their usual baths Body of Girl Found After Fire Thought Suicide Plan Victim ROCK ISLAND 111 Feb 3 UTI Anna Bartels 18 maid at the home of Henry I Finkelstein is dead and Carol Jean 3 year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Finkel stein is in a serious condition in a hospital as the result of what police believe was an apparent suicide plan of the young women Miss Bartels body was found in the kitchen badly burned this morning after a fire caused by an explosion of gas The brick bunga low was partly wrecked The little girl was rescued from an adjoining bedroom after she had been overcome by smoke Discuss Years Plans F AIRFIELD Feb 3 for the years work were discussed at a meeting of Farm Bureau offi cers of 11 counties The house reversed Its previous action in boosting the appropria tion for the federal trade commis sion from 5510000 to for the next fiscal year The vote was 165 to 181 The house then passed the 800000 independent offices supply bill Including the trade commission appropriation of and for the veterans ail ministration and sent it to the sen ate Reject Couzens Plan The senate military committee unanimously rejected the proposal by Senator Couzens R for army posts to care for unemployed youths Speaker Garner today disposed of republican attempts to fores through tariff raising legislation with the declaration that there will be no foreign depreciated cur rency legislation enacted at this session of congress Garner made his statement to newspapermen The question Is too important for the consideration it would re ceive at the short session he said It is unnecessary if not foolish to undertake a large problem like this with the senate in the condition it owner to pay the cost of the street Turn o 2 Column 4 Mason Citys Dollar Day is For Everyone Saturday Feb 4 you will be able to buy things for all your family your home and your car at oneday sale prices Many items will be offered at one dol lar and other merchandise will be reduced in price for Dollar Day only promise of peace after six years of revolt against the Ameri can advised governments of Nic aragua was left behind today by the colorful General Augusto San dino as he headed back to the mountain headquarters of his army The importance of his message was almost forgotten in the excite ment caused by the sensational manner in which he delivered It His visit was a complete surprise A plane from his northern jungle retreat arrived here yesterday with the commander his father and three political allies With an auto matic pistol swinging on his hip he walked into the presidential palace sat down with President Juan Bautlsta Sacasa and made his iledge of peace Sleeps In Palace Then the man who had hunted and been hunted by Nicaraguan na ive soldiers and American marines since 1026 enjoyed the luxury par ticularly for him of a nights sleep in the palace Peace is now a fact Nicaragua entered a new era when the last United States marines departed from our soil he toM this corres pondent after his conference with the president and other government leaders The shrewd general had kept one pledge and government leaders were of the opinion that he would keep this one He had often said that he would persist in his san guinary struggle until the last United States marine had departed from Nicaragua The United States marines who for most of 19 years had been stationed in Nicaragua completed evacuation of the coun try within two days after the inau guration of President Sacasa Jan 1 More Than 20 Slain Only a few days before the last marines left more than 20 were re ported slain In an engagement be tween native guards and Sandinis tas A few isolated engagements since caused considerable doubt whether peace was at hand The terms of the peace settle ment were not made public I ask for nothing personally the general said A protocol was brought here by Tarn to Frige 2 Column C With his induetlon to office only a month away Mr Roosevelt Is holding his shots for the most part He Is not going to make announce ment of his cabinet until about March 2 He will announce on March 4 innumerable other appointments to fill existing government vacan cies Other surprises are in store Only driblets of tho Roosevelt program have come out One of these per haps the greatest is the idea lit disclosed yesterday of using the Tennessee watershed for a vast ex periment in reorganizing the life of the nation through a development of reforestation reclamation water power and agriculture in this far reaching Inland sector Enthusiastic Over Response Enthusiastic over the quick re sponse to this Idea he is already pushing his dream from this area to encompass the entire United States and to bring with it on end to unemployment and city conges tion The unofficial cabinet lineup re mains about the same with Senator Hull of Tennessee slated for secre tary of state Senator Glass of Vir ginia for secretary of treasury James A Farley of New York for postmaster general and Miss Fran ces Perkins of New York for sec retary of labor The other jobs con tinued to be shuffled around Is Taking Shape Meanwhile the baby cabinet of under secretaries and assistant sec retaries Is taking shape This is be lieved to include Professor Moley aud Sumner Wells for the state de p rtment Howard Bruce of Mary land for treasury Arthur OBrien of Washington for war department James A Mahoney of Wyo ng for post office department Vincent Astor and Vincent Dahlman Spring field III publisher for the navy Daniel Roper of South Carolina and Robert Gore of Chicago for com missioner of internal revenue Felix Frankfurter of Harvard law school for solicitor general and Joseph V Her mother replied Dont pay any attention to my foolish wor ries dear But last night James OConnor BOY 9 KILLED AND BROTHER IS SERIOUSLY HURT One Doud Youth Pulling Other on Sled When Hit by Auto CALMAR Feb county authorities today pushed the search for a hit nud run driver I whose car ran down two boys on a Calmar street last night killing one and critically injuring the other The body of the boy who wns killed was starting to freeze when found and it was believed the ac cident occurred about an hour be fore it was discovered Gilbert Doud 9 son of Mrs Marie Doud of Calmar was killed and Orval Doud 13 his brother suffered a fractured skull and other injuries The latter was in an un conscious condition this morning at the Decorah hospital and physi cians were doubtful whether he would recover It was believed by officers that the older boy was pulling the younger on a sled The body of Gil bert was badly crushed When found In the snow near a culvert it was starting to freeze Body Was Dragged The other boy unconscious was found in tbe road It was believed that the body of the boy who was killed had been dragged quite a distance by the death car The sled badly damaged was found some distance from the bodies Sheriff Mike Graff of Decorah and Coroner Orrle Iverson were called aid are working on the case Clewa are meager i effortwouldbe made to find driver of the death car The two victims were found stood looking into a pile of under about ociock last night by a brush near Massapequa looking neighbor down upon a body and brokenly he said It Is my Helen Died After Struggle She had died after a struggle That much was clear for her cloth ing was torn and there were bruises on her body But it did not appear she had been attacked criminally Stains found on her clothing are being analyzed Police thought they might be iodine or some dark liquid hurled at the girl by a sadist slayer An autopsy late last night failed to establish the time of her death Attorney Elvln Edwards said it was a fair inference that she died the day she left home Workman Flnfls Body The murder place is a real estate development with sidewalks laid but without residences A workman found the body as he was clearing away brush late yesterday The overnight bag she carried when she left home and her purse have not been found Her hat a stocking and one of her pumps were 400 yards from the body One police theory is that the girl was taken from an automobile near where her body later was found and that she fought for a distance of 50 feet or more before being clubbed to death There is no trace of the weapon with which she was Was Near Residence The accident happened near the Doud residence Mrs Doud said she heard a noise about 5 oclock as though something had been struck but did not think anything further about it When the victims were found she heard the excitement in the street and watched for a little while from her porch not knowing that her boys were injured Although the Douci home is two or three blocks west of Mnin street in the west part of Calmar quite a little traffic generally goes over this street Mrs Doud has two other chil dren She and her husband were not living together slain Got Ransom Note McKee former acting mayor of New York for director of the bud get Mr Roosevelt sails tomorrow morning from Jacksonville for a fishing cnilse of 10 days aboard the yacht Nourmahal of Vincent Astor A ransom note demanding for the girls safe return was re ceived by OConnor last night A thumbprint plainly marked with n scar was found on it and fs being checked with police fingerprint records The girls mother told today of having had a dream that indicated her daughter had met with mis fortune I saw her she said she was calling for help There is one other child in the family Jack OConnor 11 years old When he learned of the slay ing last night he ran from the house screaming My sister is gone My sister Is gone CONGRESS PAY KEPT AT House Receives Supply Bill to Furnish Legislative Appropriation WASHINGTON Feb 3 the face of agitation for further re duction in congressional salaries the legislative appropriation bill re ported today to the house would keep the present a year rate The salary by law is but the economy act which was con tinued for the next fiscal year re duced that by 1000 In the bill 53963710 was allowed for salaries of house members and an additional for traveling expenses Bill in Assembly Would Abolish Bee Inspector DES MOINES Feb 3 home with some infectious dis bee inspector is liable to bs stung A bill introduced by Representa tive Stansell of Clarke would abol ish the office of state apiarist In sponsoring the measure Stan sell takes the attitude there is noth ing to prevent a bee from straying far from its hive five minutes af ter Inspection mlrtgling with less fortunate bees and probably wing eace Under the present law the state apiarist is appointed by the state board of education He may inspect all bees within a county upon re quest and if he finds any Infected with foul brood or other infectious diseases order them destroyed The inspector may destroy infected hives if the owner fails to do BO and assess the coat against the pro perty IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy slightly cold er Saturday generally fair LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 23 Minimum In Night At 8 A M 10 ;