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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1934, Mason City, Iowa TWO 11 SENATE IS STILL ON TAX REVISION Both Houses of Assembly in WeekEnd Recess at End of 13th Week DBS MOINES Feb 3 of the thirteenth week of the special session of the Iowa legislature found the senate atlll struggling with tax revision and the house de voting Its activities to general bills The house quit work for the week at noon yesterday when it found the senate had postponed further consideration of the taxa tion question until Monday Short ly after reconvening in the after noon the upper branch decided to call it a week and also quit until Monday The adjournment of hot branches left awry the plans o the two ways and means commit tees which had hoped to work proposal over the week and where by there could ba raised the reveuu needed to meet the ap propriated for unemployment anu poor relief The appropriation necessary to obtain federal aid th government advancing 51 for eacl 53 contributed by the state Opponents Study Question Meanwhile opponents to the al location provision in the Interta committees three way bill were studying the question of whethe thebillmay be passed without twothirds vote It is their contention that th provision providing for crediting In come back to taxpayers in th basis of assessed valuation is iun constitutional unless a twothtrd vote is obtained They point to th constitutional requirements that n money may be appropriated a prlv ate individual with a vote of two thirds of the membership and con tend that the allocation provision amounts to a claim against thi itate Faces Rule Revision As the bill passed the house b a vote of 92 to 13 the measur not need to be returned ti that body on the basis of imprope passage even if the contention o some of the senators is upheld The house is facinga problem b rule revision Monday under a res olution filed by Representative Gallagher of Iowa Long a bitter foe of sifting committee he is try ing to curb the power of the house steering committee which is func tioning in the same manner as the former sifting committees by hav ing complete control ofbills which dhall go on the calendar Would Record Votes Gallagher would permit the call ingof a bill from the committee on a majority vote of the members present in the house At present it i takes a twothirds Vote of the membership ff repicoontative also woujd make the ateerJcg com mittee votes a matter of record At the opening of the session the house devoted almost a day to a discussion of the power of the siftingcommittee and then drew its teeth by permitting a hill to be called from It upon a majority vote Job Insurance in Every State Goal of Wagners Bill WASHINGTON Feb 3 Bearing what appeared to he an ad ministration label a bill looking to ward establishment of a job insur ance plan in every state today was ready for introduction in congress Drawn by Senator Wagner D NY in cooperation with Secretary Perkins the measure would set up a federal tax upon all employers Each howeverwould be given ex emptions for contributions to ap proved state unemployment insur ance systems MOTION WILL BE HEARD THURSDAY Continued From Fate 1 30 grant under the act and to fi nance the other seventy per cent 70 of the improvement locally where the same could be done on as favorable terms as through the ad ministrator of said act Not Heal Violation 4 The acts set out in the indict ment do not constitute a violation of or interference with any of the provisions of the act of congress of June 16 1933 commonly known as the national recovery act nor of any of the lawful rules and regula tions made by the president or ad ministrator In pursuance of the au thority conferred thereby and do not constitute a conspiracy to de fraud the United States within the meaning of section thirtyseven 37 of the criminal code of the United States o The specifications and alleged overt acts of the defendants or either of them do not amount to an overt act in a conspiracy to de fraud the United States within the meaningof said section thirtyseven 37 of the criminal code of the United States and there are no acts alleged In said Indictment that amount to overt acts in furtherance of a conspiracy to defraud the United States as claimed That on the contrary each and every al leged overt act is consistent with and affirmatively shows an honest purpose to aid In advancing and car rying out the purposes of the in dustrial recovery act referred to Act Unconstitutional 6 That the act of congress of 16 1933 or any rule or regu lation thereunder prohibiting any of the acts of this defendant stated in said indictment is to such extent unconstitutional and the said ex ecutive orders invalid as vlolatlve of defendants constitutional rights as a citizsn of the United States and under the first amendment to sec tion 4 of article IV and section 1 of amendment 14 of the constitution of the United States and other pro1 visions of the constitution 7 The said indictment does not charge an offense against the United States Wherefore the defendant Nel son G Kraschel prays that this de murrer to said indictment be sufv tained and that the said indictment against him be squashed Signed JOHN N HUGHES W J OBRIEN LEON POWERS Attorneys for defendant Nelson Kraschel MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TOUHY GANG TO BE TRIED AGAIN Case Set for Feb 13 After First Jury Fails Reach Verdict CHICAGO Feb 3 guilt or innocence of Roger Touhy and his two associates alleged kidnap ers of John Factor the speculator remained undetermined today due to the failure of the jury that tried them to reach an agreement They are to be tried again beginning Feb Hopelessly deadlocked after more than 25 hours of deliberation the jury was discharged last night by Judge Michael Feinberg with the jurors final ballot reported eight to four in favor of conviction Touhy Is Confident Im sorry they didnt bring in a verdict said Touhy It would have been a verdict of not guilty The other defendants Albert Ka tor and Gustav Schaefer expressed similar opinions Although Factor who said he was held prisoner last July and mistreat ed until his abductors received 570 000 ransom appeared glum over the jurys failure to reach a verdict the prosecution said it was not dlscour aged Stay in Chicago At the same time States Attor ney Thomas J Courtney announced his intention to obtain the permis sion of the British government for Factor to remain o Chicago to tes tify at the next trial Factor was under instructions to surrender in federal court today on a warrant for extradition to Eng land where he is wanted for an al leged 57000000 stock swindle but federal officials expressed the be lief that he would be permitted to stay in Chicago for the trial Rodman Funeral to Be Held on Sunday WASHINGTON Iowa Feb 3 IP services for George G Rodman 84 former editor of the Washington Democrat are to be held Sunday He died yesterday aft er a two years illness MOWRY RUNS FOR STATE ATTORNEY Continued From 1 aldering the advisability seeking notalncLtloxi ttcf13 3yt ield but with the exception of Greenwalt none has announced Ray Johnson former state treasurer is among those being talked of for enominatlon Meanwhile democratic state of icials are quiet and there is little alk about candidates It Is regarded as virtually certain that Gov Clyde Herring will seek another term Mowry is a former assistant at orney general and for four years vas prosecuting attoney for Jasper ounty Born on a Jasper county arm on March 5 1882 he attended ne state university and was admit ed to the bar in 1903 when 21 old Judge F C Lovrein of Spencer who has been mentioned as a can idate for the republican guberna orial nomination said that he ould defer to the candidacy of for mer governor Dan Turner of Cor ing as they both thought along he same lines In the matter of tax iduction Sent to Warm Springs IOWA FALLS Feb Am erican Legion post which sponsored the Roosevelt ball in this city has forivarded to the Warm Springs foundation fund the sum of Commander A T Keough and Ad jutant W E Harmon report that the receipts were and that the expenses amounted to 521 TWO WITNESSES TELL OF LETTERS Continued From ftle i York but that thay were returned He gave the committee what he saic were thepapers he obtained Minutes of Meetings Included were minutes of direc tors meetings and letters to and from governmental departments One was to Earle B Wadsworth former superintendent of airmail service in the postoffice department from H A Burgess assistant to the president of Western Air Express Another was to Western Air Ex press from Clarence M Young who succeeded MacCracken as assistant secretary of commerce in the last administration The arrest of MacCracken and the senate order that his files be seized caused somewhat of a sensa tion in the capital Not for years had the senate ordered the arrest of an outsider Stands on Privilege MacCracken himself took some what of a different attitude toward the situation today He had told in vestigators that he wag standing upon the privilege of a lawyer In not disclosing the affairs of a client Those close to the former official said today however that just about the time he was arrested yesterday he had gotten word from the last of his aviation clients releasing him from any pledge of privacy about their affairs Frank J Hogan Mac Crackens attorney said the files would be turned over to the senate But by the time he spoke investi gators already were poring through them Letters From Files What had angered the senators most was the testimony of Mac Cracken himselfthat after refusing to place his airmail correspondence before the investigating committee the officials of two airways com panies had taken letters from the files Chairman Black of the senate committee said the letters had been destroyed The officials themselves were quoted as saying the letters were personal correspondence and that they had nothing to conceal Despite the obvious ire of the sen ate the actual arrest of MacCracken by Chesley Jumey the senate ser geantatarms was almost reminis cent of good fellows getting togeth er William P MacCracken assistant in charge of aeronautics when for mer President Hoover was secre tary of commerce spoke at the Hotel Hanford in Mason City in November of 1926 when he held that position He flew here from Omaha The meeting set in motion plans for the local airport since constructed FEBRUARY 3 BULLET SCARRED BODIES REMAIN Double Tragedy Is Enacted Before 20 Pupils of Harlah School HARLAN Feb 3 bul let scarred bodies of a rural school teacher and a 28 year old farmer to day bore evidence of the double tragedy that was enacted before the horrified eyes of 20 pupils The story of how Miss Margaret Graves 23 the school marm of Monroe school No 2 near here was shot to death yesterday by Herman Seick a rejected suitor who then fired a blast through his told by tile child own heart was witnesses During Last Class It was during the last class of he day that they said Seick stalked nto the room with a shotgun Miss Graves saw him they said and screamed as she crouched undsr a desk for safety But by that time Seick was lose upon her and as he pulled the trigger of his gun a rain of slugs poured into the teachers back His victim staggered to her feet screaming run for help as she made her way to the door and fel dead on the steps The children who had hidden be ilnd their desks ran As they did so they said Seick went to the school yard and shot himself through the heart Ended Friendship Relatives of Miss Graves said that ahehad attempted to end the year long friendship between her and Seick during the holidays El mer Larson where she boarded said hat Seick had threatened to end his if e unless Miss Graves responded o his attentions Miss Graves was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Graves armors living 6 miles east of Har an Seick lived with his parents Mr and Mra Jacob Seick near Avoca His brothers said he had acted despondent lately Changes Mado at RiccvlUe RICEVILLE Feb Pen ning is moving from his apartment over the Riceville Recorder office to he Mohr house on the corner of Tirst and Main streets Mr Ehrens jurger who formerly occupied this louse are moving to a flat in the block Lev Hansen is akingan apartment over the First State bank to be near his restau ant grocery and livestock ex hange S THE GOLDEN TEXT Matthew ye first his kingdom and his right eousness and all these things shallbe Added unto you1 BAPTIST worship at Sunday is denominational day In the territory ot the northern Baptist convention Baptists and religious liberty will be the subject of the morning sermon jecL or sermon stem ot God Vespers at 5 p m Sub The Man Who Had a VI Next Wednesday evening Will Rogers CHICAGO Feb congress open in Washington around noon yesterday then I re alized I couldnt do anything about it so I left Into Chicago at Salt Lake by midnight and Los Angeles for breakfast Thats rambling Got a lot of blind flying by radio beams on account of the snow I dont know what the groundhog saw but we didnt even see the ground all day Have read all the papers in all the cities along the route and all have had the same front page big pictures of San key and Dillinger generally both We dont give our crimi nals much punishment but we sure give em plenty of publicity Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1034 McNaueht Syndicate VERDICT GIVEN BY JURY Judgment Granted in Death of Devonia Girl Hit by Truck CHARLES CITY Feb deliberating four hours a jury late Friday brought in a verdict of S8 000 for the plaintiff Catherine Clay in her suit against Merlin Brewer Clyde Gifford and George Gifford She asked for the death of Helen Clay 7 who was killed as she was entering a school bus near Denvonia May 15 1333 Brewer was driver of the school bus and Clyde Gifford was hauling stone for the county in the truck when he struck Helen and caused her death The child was on the steps entering the bus testimony showed when she fell off and was hit George Gifford owned the truck You can show the kid what war is like Just let him pack up 90 pounds of stuff and go stand in the StarCourier IMPORTANT NOTICE Evangelistic Meetings are continuing nightly except Saturday at corner St and North Federal downstairs The theme js PREPAREDNESS People prepare for tho Win ter for Old Age for Things of This Life which arc only tem 0iroJJ the willch are seen are ETERNAL 2 Cor I1B HOW few people prepare for DEATH and ETERNITY They would not take the chance on their health their farm or home or business that they take on their SOUL The Lord Jesus said of one man who had little thought of Eternal things THOU FOOL Luke 12 Room tor pleasure Room for for Christ the a place that He can enter In ths heart for which Ho died These meetings arc FREE to all Mr R W McCracken of Cleveland Ohio Is expected to be here starting Sunday evening to help with the meetings s HAMILTON Feb 7 a church night Quarterly reports and business will follow the free supper at After buMncfls matters the evening will be given over to a program ot sports and social W Caul minister CATHOLIC St at 6 8 nnd 10 a m Benediction and rosary al i p Rt Rev P 3 OConnor pastor Rev Father Cassldy as slat ant Holy street northwest inday masses at 7 and a The Rev H P Murphy the Rev A J Bohrer asalitant eMgh Catholic every Sundny at S 3G a m Confession before mass Catechism 15 minutes alter The Rev John Canals CHURCH OF CIIIIIST and Adams northwest Bi ble school W S Kollman superin tendent Last Sunday of church loyalty movement Genera assembly nt En rollment day service Communion senIce Anthem by choir God Be Merci ful Little flermon by pastor Is My Name Written There Motion pictures will bo taken of congregation leaving the church building at the close of the service Chris tian Endeavor Junior 4 p m Clyde Keeloy superintendent Senior p m Wesley HIckHng leader Evening service n m Sermon by pastor Shadow Outlines o the Gospel CONOnEOATIONAL Congregational church offers the following services Blblu Music by orchestra Music under direction ot Mrs D C Hostettler wiUi a Inrgfc chonia choir Worship win begin at with orden selection by Mra Ehlers followed by processional hymn Dr Dibble wlH preach from the theme Reality of Incarnation Trl C club Boy Scouta Monday eve ning at 7 oclock Energetic classin all day meeting Thursday Luncheon at high 12 Hnrmony guild In luncheon at 1 oclock Hostesses Mesdamea Cast Clough Lind say Potter Devotions Mra D C Hos tmfer EPISCOPAL Sr Sunday B a m holy communion childrens nervtce with church school classes for instruction 11 a holy communion and sermon Special music Prelude The Aticelua Dleckman Where Dusk Gathers Deep StebblRfl offertory baritone aolo Hold Thou My Hand Speaks Bung by Paul Schram Allegro Pompoao Gal bralth oclock February meeting of the church 5 p m Junfor Altar guild In chapel p m younjj peoples fellowship evening prayer supper and pro gram chairman Evelyn Almklov ATonday eightysecond annual convention of the dio cese of Iowa opens In Burlington Tueiday evening St Johns Boy Scouts troop 35 Wednesday boys chofr p m senior choir Next regular meeting of G F a snd St Katherlnes Ash The Rev Robert Redcnbaugn rector EVANGELICAL Adams avenue northwest 10 Sunday achoot n morning service for wor ship This day Js to ha observed an a of prayer for missions Special features wit be Introduced Into each of the services by the Womens Missionary society tl prayer aervlce missions Junior intermediate and young peoples league ier vices evening service The young will help with this C BrunemeJer minister LUTHERAN Fourth and Tilth on North Delaware 9 n mt graded Sunday achool and Bible claasey 10 a m EnglJah aervicc 11 n m German service Tho pftBtor will Bpeak on Watch Your Heart accordJnp to Prov 23 Monday evening nt 7 the ndult clnia meets at the onnge Tuenday evening the Ladles Aid meets Wednesday evening a Valentine pnrty will be held In Ihe church parlors Mrn C L Clibaugh and Mrs C A Hint hostesses Thursday evening at 7 nnrt Sat urday morning at 0 confirmation Instruc A Hlnz pastor state crosses Penn The Rev Walter H Kompen paator Mrs Oscar C Sorllen pianist and choir director David K Lundbers church sctlaoi superintendent Church school with adult Bible claas 9MS a m TMvlne services n R m Sermon theme Take Heed How Ye Hear11 Prelude Nocturne Mendelsohnanthem Sanc tus Gounod offertory Adoration Ath posllude Fraternal March Lind say Tuesday s p m church council Wed nesday p m northeast tffoup of the Lad Guild entertain ed by Mrs Chris Rye atlss Millie Rye 632 Enst State Wed nesday p m conflrmanta Wednesday 8 p m charr Fifth and Jersey south east Sunday school at Morning wor ship at 103U Sermon Our Nunc Dlmit tls Anthem Seek Ye the Lord Roberts Evening service at Sermon The Preaching of the Gospel I3 the Preaching of the Cros5 Muffle by the Brotherhood quartet Sunday adhooi teachers and offi cers Monday at S Choir Wednesday at South division at 2 with Mra G Nygrcn Twentieth street southeast The Brotherhood la postponed one week Brotherhood shadow ana box nodal Friday at 8 Confirmation ctRsg Saturday at T Erholm pastor St atrcet southeast Graded Sunday School 0 a m Pearl Rohr superintendent E13a WcJanak secretary and treasurer American services at 10 R m Theme Great Hour in the Life of Mosts German Etirvlce at II R m Theme same ns Kngltalt sermon Luther leagua At 7 p m Ed Stephan Hilda Rulinho and the ftev O Mall on program verse Vine yard Church council Tuesday evening La rtfes ACd Wednesday afternoon Mri J Euchler and Mrs R Fuhr Luther league Wednesday fl p m In church parlor with Clam and Hilda Ruhnke and the Ferr uoyfl Thurnday at S p m the brotherhood mem bers nnd their families and ths membea of the cast The Road Back vrlli meet with Hugo and Prank Schwartz and Emil Rachnt serving Confirmation class Wednesday and Saturday Choir Friday p m Junior choir Saturday Luther anniversary banquet Feb II p m Basket social for all Feb 13 3 p m Oswald E G Mail pastor Soukli Pennsylvania avenue Graded Sunday school and Bible classes Rt N B Larson superintendent Morntng worship with Lcrda supper at oclock Organ prelude Mrjr J o Gilbert son Processional senior and Junior ted choirs Male quartet I strive Each Day Regs by Leon Frost Carroll Am hroaon Addlson Olson ami Harold RanrlaJl The Junior choir will ainp Christ for the World We Slnp Wolcott Sermon The Great Harvest Matthew orpan anrt orchestra Lords supper Senior Luther leafrue and Hour p m Topic Where Have We Come From John 11 Junior Luther league nt I p m Topic leader Myrtle Hetland Evening worship at oclock Orpan and olano prelude by Enoln Skram nnd Beatrice Lyane Sermon Tnvesting Our Talents Matthew 25 1420 Adut class Monrtny at p m Board of Tuesday fit 30 p m Orchestra rehearsal Wednesday al QMS p m senior choir nractJce Wednes day at P m MM R 0 Storvlck 1027 Second street southwest wilt he hostrsfl to thfi Eait circle Wednesdayit p m 3fra T H Lien will oe hostess to Roosevelt Thursday nt 230 p ra at 308 Fifteenth street southeast General La dles Aid Friday at p hi Hostesses Jfru R A Rankln B and Mrir J N Sanden Sunday school claai Friday at j m Boys con firmation clasn Saturday at R a m Girls at a m seventh grade nt in30 a m sixth crade at a L N WUrtahl pastor North Delaware avenue Junior at 2 p m Sunday school and vines Sunday afternoon at oclock Sermon The Great Matthew Senior Luther at 7 p 0 L N Wlgdahl METHODIST church school Judge ClurkB In courthouse Ymznjj men Jn Eadrrmr hotel Queen In P G and E Junior church mornlnp worship Her mon theme Thn Turning Point ppeclal music A Prayer and Cradle Gong Gull al H mant Foslhidc Adams Mrs Palchcn organist Thus Sallh the Lord ot Hosts J ir Hogers Where Lives Moore Meadamu Wclte Oilman and Hager man 6 vesper service Sermon theme A Man of the World Special music The Lost Chard Sullivan the Lord o My Soul Jppelltofrvanor Twilight and Dawn Olc Speaks FoBtlW xlwunSV Or30 Epwarth league Devotions George Talk Bettering World slilps E C Martin Sund SMaipfl ThnEs IStst Rt Mossman each nlBht next a m church school c K Wmwy superintendent 11 n m morning Baptlam of uio spirit The chorus choir will sing Mrs iiiwini ptoy thc prtIude ton and postlude numbers C 30 n m younp peoples meeting chapter three or rowa Vouth and CVS Pcenlnsf Ino wS any afternoon Hie Homo Missionary aoclety wilt mce with Mrs William Galbreth 333 Second street southeast I O O F P m Sunday school 3 p m church utr viceWUlfam Galbreth minister KSlon and general cinss B m Church school at 12no P m Younc peopled jneetmp 6 p m Ijl on 5 W Sims pastor and Rock Glen At a m German At lo Sunday school and at mrctg at p m Feb B and 7 the pastor I a5rrer Jolnt of Duhuque and Waterloo districts at West Union there tore no prayer meeting Wednesday Thursday evening is choir II Kohler pastor 1RIvSnVTEItIAX WAShlnston at Ninth street OM5 ft m church school Carleton Sebern xuperlntenrtent 11 n mr morning worship Anthem by the mala quartet and a uolo by Carleton Sebirn Prayer Perfect Speaks Sermon by the pastor entitled Pnltlnc on Christ Our Easter loyalty campaign opens Sunday 2 p m Juniors rm forum and ireniora No evening service Monday 85 club for p m dinner Tuesday p mr Boy K Davles min ister MISCKLL1 NKOLVS Jnn and MKftlnnnry North Denware Sunday Bible school 10 worship 11 dubject Jeans Teaches Pray ftr Yonnp peoples service at 7 stic service 8 subject Arousing Consider ations From the Book of Revelations Tuesday niRht prayer mealing at 8 led by Herbert UAfnwr and younc peoples prnyer meeting at the same hour led by Leslie Pip pert Missionary bnnd meeting Wednesday n fternoon nt 2 Choir practice Thursday pht at A Perkins minister Church of thr WeJit State street Sunday school at Mm Robert Wyhorny superintendent Object lesson hy Mix Gladys Klndrtd at Preaching service at II wUh Evangelist L H Kin dred using the subject The Unseen power Younff meeting at Evangelistic service at subject The Final Reparation Evangelistic services night next week at B p I Enorh pnatnr Ooort 1VHI Monroe avenue northwest Sunday schoot at 2 p m Preach ing Jiervlee at 3 p m Tha Rev o T npeflkcr Prayer meeting Tuesday Qt 930 n m Mexican meeting Tuesday 2 tn 4 p m Jun ior MlsfllGTmry society Saturday at p Kcv Ida Hclsen IN THE DARK ABOUT WHAT YOURE 1 Do you KNOW what youre drinking if you drink What is the difference between the various types of spirituous beverages Exactly tohat is Port Sherry Claret Burgundy Saiilerne Champagne Muscatel Ale Beer What is the alcoholic content of each What is a sound wine and what is a fortified wine If you want to knoio what youre drinking if you drink read the TwoPage Pictorial NewsReview in the GRAPHIC the feature magazine with this Sundays Chicago Sunday Trihune 16 unusual illustrations Here is a complete exposition of wines and other spirit uous beverages their origins their differ euces It tells why champagne has certain wines and liquors are more powerful than short it tells you what you should knoiv about what youre drinking if you drink Read the TWOPAGE PICTORIAL NEWSREVIEW GRAPHIC With This Sundays unriciy OrUmr THE WORLDS GREATEST NEWSPAPER ;