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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS H OME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UinilD PHESS LEASED WIRES MASON CITY FEBRUARYIS 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE 116 Senators as Appointees Congressman Cant Take New Justice Jobs By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N GTON CPA Two or three mem bers of con gress Senators Robert F Wag ner of New York and Jo seph T Robin son of Arkan sas especially are mentioned as likely ap pointees to the f cd e r a 1 su preme bench President Roosevelts plan for an increase in the courts membership up to a total of 15 is indorsed by the lawmakers But no senator or representative who votes for the increase will be eligible for appointment under the readjustment It is well established that a leg islator who casts his ballots to cre ate an office cannot legally accept that office after it has been cre ated CARROLL RUTHLESS PAIR OF BANDITS IN IOWA HOLDUP Dice Game Is Broken Up by Hoodlums at Farm East of Carroll Therefore unless Senators garage at the i VMMI T i M I ner and Robinson ss well as other 1Udicial aspirants now in congress resign before a vote is taken on the presidential proposition it is safe to say that their names may be scratched from the list of ap pointive possibilities Cannot Benefit CARROLL Earl Heider 29 of Carroll was shot and killed esrly Thursday in what Sheriti Frank said was a hold up of a diei game at a farm two miles east of here An oifkial at the inquest said ihive men Arnold Fisher Bud fisher and Harold Morlan testified the inquest that they were in the garage at the time of i the faal shooting He also said I two other men who were at the time of the Sanks and shooting were Joe Lloyd Pince also ol Furiers services for Heider will be condctsd at the Huffman fu neral home in Carroll at 2 p m Saturdr y Searc being made lor the holdup men Although the sheriff refused to Roosevelt Asks Crop Insurance System Fight for Domination of Nations Labor Forces They know if other folk do not how m the bandil5 that they cannot take jobs they loted for Thus supposing that Senators Wagner and Robinson support the presidents supreme court pro gram the conclusion is that neither is a supreme court candidate For that matter it would be cmj barrassing for either Wagner or j Robinson to resign from the senate i right now and THEN accept a su der anr searched his pockets while lay dying Ten other raen nho the sheriff said par ticipated in the game stood lined along a farmhouse garage wall as the bandits rifled the pockets of the dying man Tnreatens Others While one of the gunmen cov ered others with a revolver the eica rands wuu d icvuivci LUC meme court appointment To say their k tne least it would be pretty con spicuous RobTnlon might care Wagner would one thing if you try The fatal shot was fired the sheriff stated when Heider start ed to raise his arms when one of the bandits entered and shouted This is a stickup Get up from the table and line up against the The shot him through think Washington Views Switching from the supreme court to the workingmans situa President William Green of the American Federation of Labor takes the position that John L Lewis head of the vertical union ization movement lost his strike against General Motors Lewis forces did compromise Nevertheless they gained more than the A F of L ever did Both sides were ready to his widow and a daugnter i the labor departments verdic The holdup man evidently s to the General Motors tieup feared Heider was reaching for a The workers ained ground anyI sun as he arose from the table a gainst capital the sheriff said flic between Lewis verliI Coroner A F Smith who con the chest and the second gunman rushed into the room Was Married JLabors two giants William Green left president of the American Federation of Laber and John L Lewis right president of the United Mine Workers of America and leader of the rebel commit tee for Industrial Organization have come to grips over control of the nations labor forces At the moment Green is fighting ouster proceedings by the United Mine Workers theunion of which he has been a member for 47 years and through which he climbed to the presidency of the A F of t An gered because Green had termed the GeneraLIWfotors strike on of Lewis the mine workers policy committee passed a resolution to expel Green for his treason able Green who theoretically holds A F of L position through his active membership in the U M W declared he would fight ouster proceedings to the last ditch Contests End With House Still Divided at 54 to 54 ider transfer line operator r i D J A married and is survived by raimtOMarket Koad Act Approved by Iowa Senate DES MOINES mitteeofthewhile session Repre sentative Thomas Stimpson D of Anamosa took the place of Peaces attorney explaining that the con testant had waived the right of tal and Greens indus trial system organization re mains undecided It is a threecornered fighl in A fight between capital between craft unionism labors aristoc racy and labor in general It is almost as much a fight between miscellaneous and select labor as between labor in general and em ployers Pension Too Late Federal supreme justices are on strike in a way against their re tirement Suppose a supreme court judge on a annual salary retires He retires on s salary of nothing Naturally he docs not like to re iirf Congress miy vote him a it may nnt I cannot hlsmc him for hesitating to taXc Now hr is being1 voted a guaran teed pension but it is rather bc Maybe he would have quit sooner if he could have afforded to Supreme court justices are ac rused of on from pure cusstdness Perhaps it isnt that Perhaps they hang on knowing that they are superannuated be cause they firoply have to for financial reasons ducted an inquest this morning termed the death murder at the hands of an unidentified assailant The sheriff began an investiga tion Thursday He Mid the amount of money the holdup men obtained had not been determined Descriptions Obtained In Ees Moines the state bureau o investigation issued the follow ing descriptions of the pair One officials said was about 5 feet eight inches tall slender dark hair wore dark brown overcoat and dark hat The only descrip tion of the other man they had ob tained the officials said was that his voice was very hoarse and hs cither had a cold or a speech strength was si Iowa house of Thursday as five democrats voted with republicans In seal perma ently Represenlative W N Judd R as one of Clinton countys two members of thai chamber One republican joined the democrats in a 58 to 50 vote which rejected a majority contest committee report filed by three democrats to seat Milton Peaco D former representative and contestant Air the seat Disposition of the contest the last of nine started when the ses sion convened Jan 11 left the house with an even divisi partisan strength 54 repu land We of cans The state bureau said no slate agent ivas assigned to the case Sheriff Buchheit said no charges were filed against the men who were in the garage at the time of the shooting Heider he said was a member of one of Carrolls prominent families Though he asserted the partici pants included Carroll business men he declined to divulge their Roland Man Killed in Ankeny Collision ANKENY A Waugh Tioland was killed and Carroll Twedt Roland critically injured in an automobile collision three miles north of here Wednesday night Waush suffered a skull fracture when his car in which Twedt was a passenger was in collision with one driven by Har old Kratoska Ames Kratoska suf fered minor injuries Twedt who was taken to Iowa Lutheran hospital at Des Moines suffered a possible broken back and internal injuries The gambling game holdup was the third one in Carroll in the last 10 years the sheriff said He said the robberymurder oc rurred at the farm of Ted on highway 30 two miles east of here o4 democrats Follows Roil Call Permanent seating of Judd carne immediately al the conclu Ision of Ihe roll call and without a vole on the minority report of two republicans for the seating of Hit Incumbent who received a cer tificate of election Nov 3 Representative Albert Beltman of Hospers who first boiled re publican ranks to elect a demo cratic speaker and who again Wednesday night aided the demo crats in seating Representative R G Moore D of Dunlap demo cratic floor leader remained with his own party in the crucial bal loting Thursday Mails Questionnaire RED OAK f Mrs H C Houghton president of the Iowa federation of womens clubs mailed questionnaires to presi dents 890 Iowa clubs to obtain the proposed United States supreme court reorganiza tion Schools in Guymon to ReOpen Regardless of Dust GUYMON Dust fogged into this panhandle area again early Thursday but Guymon schools were to reopen dust or no A black blizzard subsided at Hugoton where 11 persons have died of influenza and pneu monia in the last few days but blowing soil still plagued rela tively small parts of Colorado and Schools closed here Wednesday as dust reduced visibility to zero tion of the 6 week old squabble It is son s chairman of group But I do so only as such without interest one way or an other in either Stimpson delved into a score of complexities around which the contest centered and maintained that Peaco was found the winner by virtue of thekthreevete plur ality Signers on the majority re port with Stimpson were the two other democratic members of the committee Rep Chester L Johns of Ottumwa and Charles L Beck ler Waterloo Senate Passes Road Bill The Iowa senate passed to 1 and sentto the house Thursday a farmtomarkel road bill which its sponsors said was the first step in a program to provide a possi ble 10 million dollars yearly lo take secondary roads out of the The two votes against the bill were cast by Sen E P Corwin R of Fruitlarid and Sen Paul P Stewart R of Maynard The bill introduced by the sen ate highway committee hasbeen indorsed in principle by Gov Nel FARM PROGRAM IS PRESENTED Wallace Asserts Judiciary Plan of R Needed for Its Success WASHINGTON Wallace started his farm program through congress Thursday after declaring parls of it might be in validated unless President Roose velts court reorganization pro posals are adopted Wallace before testifying in support of farm tenant legisla tion said he believed most farm ers wouldapprove increasing the supreme court as a matter of democratic The house agriculture commit SAYS ADOPTION WOULD BE AID IN BAD SEASONS F R Further Recommends Wheat Crop Insurance Be Extended to 1938 WASHINGTON Roosevelt recommended to con gress Thursday a sys tem of crop insurance to provide the farmer with a buffer against disastrous crop failures He said that such insurance coupled with a system of storage reserves for crop surpluses in good years would assist in pro viding a more nearly even flow of farm supplies thus stabilizing farm buying power and contrib uting to the security of business and A program of crop insurance and storage of he said should be part of the foundation of agricultural policy which wo are building and which must in clude the conservation of soil and water better land use increased farm income and alleviation of distress in rural areas arising out of factors beyond the control of I individual j Would Protect Farmer The president sent to congress with his message a report of his special committee of government officials which planned the insur ance program Under the program the insured farm would be protected against such natural hazards as drought grasshoppers and hail THefarrheV would be protected up to 75 per cent of his normal yield Thus if he lost his wheat crop which would have returned him 12 bushels to the acre he would be protected against nine bushels of the loss He would be paid either in the commodity or its cash equivalent The president recommended that crop insurance be extended to wheat for the crop year 1938 I believe that legislation should authorize application of similar programs to other he said when it is established that producers desire them i of the plan to wheat has LOOK INSIDE FOR MRS A L RULE Mrs Rule Civic Leader in City Passes ON PAGE 2 Central Figure Case Weds Third Time ON PAGE 2 Farm Tenancy Aid to Get 1st ON PAGE 3 Trojans to Wind Up Schedule on Friday ON PAGE 13 Kraschel embers of I the state highway commission It the machinery for state farmto I nlarket road fund and Ior coraply ing with federal requirements in order to obtain federal grants Expect Truck Tax Clinton Man Elected DKS MOINES Dodge was reelected president of the Ace Mutual Insurance as sociation at the annual meeting of the organization here the seating Gallagher of George W Groves City Oscar E Johnson of Kana wha and Henry Fox of Elma Sharp Contrast to Wednesday Representative C G Johnson of Marathon and Representative Thomas J Rutherford of Audu1 bon switched to the democratic j troduction of a bill to impose a column In sharp contrast 1o Wednes days protracted and heated ses sion preceding the seating of tee with the secretary as its first witness took up a proposal to permit tenants to buy land over a 40 year period Wallace said this would not injure large land owners Fart of Program This was the first part of the ad ministration farm program The second recommending crop insur ance was ready for presentation to congress in a special message from President Roosevelt The American Federation of Labor joined supporters of the presidents court proposal a group which already includes labors nonpartisan league Thus William Green president of the federation and John L Lewis a leader of the league stood together on an issue for the first time in many months Inside labor circles they are opponents Meets Opposition The suggestion of Senators Wheeler and Bone that the court issue be compromised in a constitution al amendment giving congress provided a back log of experience in applying the principles of crop Undertaking Too Large The committee on federal of ficials who planned the insurance program told Mr Roosevelt it was too large an undertaking for pri vate They said the federal govern ment could well afford to pay administrative and overhead costs for the plan to protect farm ers against crop losses by drought and other unavoidable Secretary Wallace chairman of the plan Bill to Help in Syphilis Drive Filed DES MOINES Iff Senator John P Berg R of Cedar Falls filed a bill in the senate to re quire examination for venereal disease prior to marriage which state health authorities said Thursday will supplement the state campaign i stamp out syphilis Bergs bill would require all persons applying for 1 license to marry to be examined by a li censed physician 15 days prior to making application and to submit a certificate of health To enforce the requirement the bill provides a fine or a jail sent ence for court clerks who issue licenses without first receiving the certificate of health and for physicians who make a false statement The state health department is allotted in the state bud WOULD REVISE STATES MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS Bill Would Also Create an Independent Vehicle Department DES MOINES Iowa senate motor vehicle committee placed before the upper chamber Thursday a bill to rewrite Iowa motor vehicle laws in line with proposals of the Iowa Safety council The bili would create an inde pendent state motorvehicle partment enlarge the way patrol and strengthen Iowa traffic safety laws It would place the automotive department now a part of the secretary of states office under a director appointed Zoia six year term by the governor with the consent of twotmvds of the sen ate Would Increase Force The highway patrol would be increased by 50men and by another 50 July 1 next year making a force of150 men To fi i nance the increase drivers license fees would be increased from 25 cents to 50 cents a year A raise in salary for i patrolmen The bill would increase jthe base pay to a month For each year of service patrolmen would begranted a to a of month The present regulation provid ing that not more than a certain percentage of patrolmen should be affiliated with any onpolitical party would be abolished XouFartisan Sen William S Bsardsley E of New Virginaa cnafrinan of the motor vehicle committee said the political requirement was removed because a highway patrol should be a strictly nonpartisan organ ization with the men chosen on their Light brake and dimmer laws and other traffic regulations are strengthened in the bill It would set a 55 mile an hour speed limit for daytime a 45 mile an hour top for driving at night At present there is no set speed limit The highway patrol chief would be paid a month and the first and second assistant chiefs 200 get bill for a campaign to eradi cate syphilis If the legislature ap Ihe committee said would have the i the fed eral government will match the sum The bill does not provide an adj to rfenactiribnyH dilioria1 source of revenue but vole any l3W sponsors explain they expect in the met opposition Moore there was little debate Thursday except that of the at torney for Judd and by Repre sentative Thomas L Stimpson D of Anamosa chairman of the majority group who was spokes man lor Peaco Delves Into Complexities At the conclusipn of the con test Judd took the floor to com mend the committee for its fair ness and to say that fairness pre dominated the extended recount Peaco at the time stood by Judds desk Before taking his seat Judd turned and shook hands with his political opponent truck usage tax to provide addi tional farmtomarket road con struction funds Before it took up the farmto market road problem the senate shattered party lines to shelve a house proposal for investigation of operation of Iowas pen sion laws and the old age assis tance It voted 29 to 16 the resolution to the senate social se curity committee which is headed by Sen Roy Stevens of Ottumwa democratic floor leader The vote came after Sen Leo Elthon R of Fertile told the chamber I hope we send this resolution tc the committee which has been working on the old ago pension problem I one am At theoutset of the house com tired of petty parly COUT Senator Burke and Van Nuys foes of the presidents proposal said they did not favor this other method either Senator Robinson administration also ex pressed disapproval The senate civil liberties com mittee pressed further into the labor relations of General Motors plants after hearing testimony that the corporation made heavypur chases of tear gas shortly before the recent sitdown strike One shipment ofthe gas billed to the corporation was shipped in 1933 to the Flint police chief they learned With 14 house committees in session the representatives de votedtheir legislativesession to debate on the treasuryppstoffice senate was in recess up reserves of wheat i large crops aiid releasing them on the market in years of crop fail ure i The insurance was not a sub stitute for any other federal farm measures he said but rather Suggest Voluntary Plan Estimating that more than in federal funds had been expendedin the last 10 years for distressed farmers who lost crops the insurance committee said much of this would be elim inated by assisting wheat farm ers to assist The committee report said wheat crop insurance would probably find its greatest useful ness in the great plains states where it is perhaps needed the most because of wide fluctuations in yield and where most of the nations wheat is It suggested the insurance plan be voluntary but that participat ing farmers be urged to join in other programs The committee said that if the insurance plan had operated in important wheat states the last six years the greatest deficit any one time wouldj have been bushels underpremiums and the greatest surplus 000 bushels Federal officials estimated that to would be needed to set up the plan and establish adequate re serves andpay necessary costs Lindberghs Arrive at Basra in Iraq BASRA Mrs Charles A and Lindbergh ar rived at this city where he Tigris and Euphrates rivers day at p m a m enroute from Rutbah Wells in the Syrian desert to Ivan Is Suicide Victim DES MOINES man registered under the name sot Isaac Henry Sioux found dead in his hotel room here a bullet wound in oner said the case was suicide There were no identifica tion papers in the room The Weather FORECAST IOWA Rain or snow and somewhat warmer Thursday night Friday fair in westpor tion and cloudy in ewf portion Thursday night rain or snow in extreme east portion and colder in extreme west portion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy snow in northwest portion Thursday night and probably in cast and south portions Thurs day night and Friday somewhat wanner In southeast portion Thursday night colder In north west portion Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursdaymorning Maximum Wednesday 36 Above Minimum in Nisrht 21 Above At 8 OClocfc A M 24 Above Trace of Precipitation A full weekof except has North snow about Even thoughttieson was obseured by day thawing continued i WIDOW STAYS BY TESTIMONY Refuses to Alter Story Told in Murder Case at Elkader ELKADER Herman Haehlen in a stinging crossexamination Thursday Jailed 1o alter Mrs Pearl Hines Shines testimony that Minnie Hines planned tiie murder ofDan Mrs Shine red haired 28 year old widow of the slain Littleport Iowa farmer maintained it was Minnies idea that I marry The young widow sentenced to life imprisonment forher part in the murder was subjected to a fierlycrossexamination by Attor ney she refused to admit her testimony Wednesday was untrue Minnie filth defendant to come to trial for the lis tened to the crossexamination with apparent The red haired widowwho mar ried Shine iive days before he was killed repeated the testimony which she gave at the trial of three other cused Albert Deke Cornwell Manchester junk dealer of strik ing year old farmer on the head with a beer bottle Storm Lake Man Is Elected President of Cleaners Dyers OMAHA W X Ju lius StormLake was elected president of the Iowa Cleaners and Dyers association at a state convention held with the Nebras ka association here Otha offi cers are Stone town Arthur Moines treasurer Jess Kitterman Cedar Rapids secelary H Wetlaufer Qelwem Chet Davenport Sioux Muscatineand J S Boone directors ;