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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 21, 1935, Mason City, Iowa LOU ft ME M fl T OF I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NtWSPAPIR THAT MAK1S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 113 Bilbo Not Doing Stuff Said Hed Raise More Hell Than Huey Long By HERBERT PLUMMJER ASHINGTON Feb 21 spite the fac Bilbo of Missis sippi is said to have declared during his cam paign for the sen ate that he would raise more hel than Huey Long when he got to Washington h e has not made good his threat The sharpfea tured hardhit ting Mississipp senator thus far scarcely has raised his voice on capito hill During ses sions of the senate he sits quietly at his deck on the back row of the crowded democratic side of th chamber listening attentively to de bate but making no attempt to taki part himself Not even efforts of his colleagues to draw him into a discussion have any effect He merely smiles al them and continues to sit and listen Those who know Bilbo of old can quite figure it out Its not like him They have a feeling it is merely a lull before the storm and when the latter comes more than likely it wil assume the proportions of a hurri cane Heres An Example He has spoken only once this ses sion and that was merely to have inserted in the Congressional Rec ord a statement why he was against a confirmation of Eugene O Syke of Mississippi as a member of the federal communications commission One has only to read that state ment however to get an idea of what Bilbo is capable when he gets started I pledged myself to the people he I wouldfight his and if I continue my warfare against himuntil he had been drivenvfrom the councils of the Sykes fought him in his efforts to come to the senate after Bilbo had named him to the Mississippi su preme bench during his term as gov ernor Waiting To Be Pushed The opposition of Judge Eugene O Sykes said Bilbo were he stripped of authority and glamor that goes with a gilded greatness by virtue of his position on the com munications commission would have been as but a pebble dropped into the turbulency of the political seas in Mississippi Trying to influence the voters in his own precinct against me would have exhibited that measure of effectiveness only that is so often blurred by the tears that laughter brings And so on through the whole statement he alternately kidded and lambasted his old political foe The shortstatured Mississippian says privately he plans to observe a year of silence in the senate unless goaded beyond endurance How much Bilbo can endure no one but himself knows If pushed too far however senators have his warning they had better look out Two Iowa City Boys Held for Theft of Cedar Rapids Auto CEDAR RAPIDS Feb 21 Fourteen minutes after a stolen car message had been radioed by police to squad cars last night Donald Smith 15 and Dee Lantz 16 both of Iowa City were under arrest and the car recovered Police who trailed the car said Lantz was driving and that Smith tried to escape but was caught a block away The car was the prop erty of John Nagle of Cedar Rap ids Police said the cases will be handled by juvenile authorities FORECAST IOWA Snow or rain probable Thursday night and Friday ex cept cloudy Friday in extreme west portion Colder Friday and in extreme west portion late Thursday night MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday snow probably in south por tion somewhat colder in north Thursday night and along Iowa boundary Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 29 Minimum in night 22 At 8 a m Thursday 28 13 MILLION IOWA BUDGET ASKED Two Girls Plunge From Airplane to Death HEARTS BROKEN OVER DEATH OF BRITISH FLYERS Beautiful Victims Only Daughters of American Consul at Naples By BDRDETTE T JOHNS CoDjrljht 1933 by Tin AiuoclntM Iresul UPMINSTER Essex Eng Feb beautiful American girls Elizabeth and Jane Du Bois the only children of a United Stats consul general plunged from an airplane to death today Friends said they started on their last flight heart broken over the recent crash deaths of two men of the roy al flying corps They fell from a commercial air plane speeding to Paris at an alti tude of 1500 feet Horrified wit nesses looking up said they plum meted to earth clasped hand in hand in a last embrace Girls Grief Stricken The girls father is Coert Du Bois United States consul general in Naples London friends said the girls were grief stricken by the crash deaths of two officers of the royal flying corps Feb 15 aboard the big flying boat Ace of Diamonds in Sicily A report from Naples said Eliz abeth had been engaged to marry Flight Lieut Henry Longfield Beattycommander of the Ace of Diamonds and Jane had been en gaged Flying Officer John A C Forbes Both were killed out right with seven sompanions in one of the flying corps worst peace time disasters Often With Officers The Misses Du Bois said the friends were often with the two officers when the Ace of Dia monds was in Naples during Jan uary and the early part of Feb ruary Elizabeth was 23 years old Jane was 20 The girls had been living in a west end hotel in London for the last four or five days coming to England only a short time after the funeral of the British crash victims in Italy Their tears and hysterics excited the interest of attendants at the London hotel Killed in Plane Crash The dead in the crash of the Ace of Diamonds were Flight Lieut Henry Longfield Beaty Flying Of ficer John A C Forbes Lieutenant Willis four other officers named Allen Bailey Rees and Wogan Ser jeant Wallace and a civilian named Penn The girls flew out to death alone or aside from the airplanes pilot there was no other person on the eight passenger ship The Misses Du Bois had reserved and paid for jvery seat in the plane apparently n order to be by themselves on the channel crossing The planes pilot J Kirton did not notice his sole passengers dis appearance until an hour later when he was well out over the ihannel Two Letters Found Scotland yard detectives were mmediately sent out from London on the case for two sealed letters vhich were found on one of the ieats in the plane after the hor Tiirn to Page 3 Column 3 Sensational Evidence Lost SNOW OR RAIN IN STORE FOR IOWA Long Spell of Fair Winter Weather Will End With Mercury Drop DES MOINES Feb 21 inow or rain tonight and Friday ivill end Iowas week long spell of air winter weather the weather iureau said today Temperatures re scheduled to fall throughout the tate within 24 hours The weather forecasters predict d a low of 10 degrees in the north vest portion of the state ranging pward to a maximum of 30 de grees in the southeast Yesterdays maximum was 42 de grees at Council Bluffs and Omaha vhile Charles City recorded a min mum of 22 degrees last night for the states low reading No precip i itation was recorded Alesch Burns Up Letters on Liquor Board Representative to Be Called as Witness in Inquiry By GEORGE MILLS Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES MOINES Feb sentative Gustave Alesch Dem Plymouth revealed today that he has burned 32 letters containing of fers of sensational evidence against the Iowa liquor control commission Senator M X Geske Dem Clay chairman of the legislative committee named to investigate charges against the liquor commis sion said Alesch would be among the first witnesses called before the committee and that the repre sentative would be asked his rea sons for destroying the letters The committee which is compos ed of Senators D W Kiniberley Davenport Andrew Bell Denison and Representatives Don Buring ton Sioux City C L McKinnon New London and Dewey E Goode Bloomfield in addition to Chair man Geske met Wednesday after noon in an organization session First hearings probably will begin during the 10 day legislative recess which begins Friday according to Senator Geske Written 1n Confidence Alesch said he destroyed the let ters because he did not know whether he legally could refuse to turn the letters over to the com mittee The letters were written to him in confidence he said and he does not feel that he rightfully could produce these letters without violating that confidence Alesch said that about 10 of the letters looked as though they might lead to something and that the rest contained information oi doubtful value The ten letters did not contain evidence in themselves he said but offers by certain per sons to produce evidence substan tiating charges against the liquor commission The representative said he personally is acquainted with only two of the 32 authors of tht letters Herring Building First Senator Geske said his commit tee expects to take up the question of the socalled Herring building lease first The building is the cen tral warehouse of the liquor com mission and was the subject of many charges and counter charges in the last campaign Alesch said he destroyed the let ters after he had been left off the iiauor investigating committee He added however that he intends to work with the committee and that he has one affidavit which he has had permission from its author to turn over to the investigating group Ability and Nerve The Plymouth county represen tative in a statement last Saturday asked all persons who had volun tered information of malfeasance on the part of the liquor commission to turn such evidence over to Rep resentative McKinnon whom he characterized as of ability and nerve to carry this investigation through Aleschs statement also contained charges that the demo cratic machine doesnt want a real investigation A liquor investigation was or dered by the Iowa legislature after State Auditor C W Storms criti cized the administration of the commission in a report following an audit of the commissions affairs Boy Hero and Girl He Saved INQUIRIES LAUNCHED DES MOINES Feb 21 vestigating committees of the gen eral assembly were launched today on their inquiries of the liquor con trol commission and the issuance of public warrants and gasoline tax re unds The liquor committee met in a preliminary session yesterday and announced after the meeting that no witnesses would be called before next Wednesday The members named Carl Riley of Carroll short hand reporter The interval between the present and the date when witnesses are irst called is to be used committee members said in determining rules of procedure and formulating an outline to follow The committee also asked that Turn to pane 3 cclumn 3 Rose Marie Boyle 8 was saved from death under a train by Clar ence Steffen IS right at Oelweln Monday A Carnegie medal will be sought lor eteffen as he made the rescue at the risk of his life The Oelweln Chamber ofCorotnerce Wednesday night honored the boyat banquet and businessmen presentedHim a cBJldrenwere on their way to school when Rose Marie ran across the Great Western railroad tracks ahead of a freight train She tripped fell Too frightened to move she lay paralyzed Steffen ran to her side and pulled her off the track just as the locomotive thundered by Iowa Daily Press STAY EXECUTION OF HAUPTMANN Writ of Error Filed With Prison Clerk Bruno May Die Next Year TRENTON N J Feb 21 The execution of Bruno Richard Hauptmann convicted murderer of Charles A Lindbergh Jr was stay ed indefinitely at p m today when a certified copy of a writ of error was filed with the clerk of the state prison Hauptmann had been sentenced to die the week of March 18 Defense Counsel Frederick A Pope and C Lloyd Fisher present ed the writ to Irving Bleam the prison clerk within an hour after they had filed the original writ with the clerk of the court of er rors and appeals the states high est tribunal Would Delay Argument Argument on the writ will be heard either in the May or October term of the court The defense Sas indicated it will seek to have the argument postponed until the latter date which with the time re quired for handing down the deci sion and the further possible ap peal to the court of pardons would delay the execution of the death sentence until some time early next year Pope filed the writ at a m and it was signed by Ernest Kerr chief clerk of the state de partment in behalf of Thomas A Mathis secretary of state and clerk of the errors court Forwarded to Clerk The original writ will be for warded to C Lloyd Fell clerk of Sunterdon county and commands him to forward to the court of er rors and appeals by March 12 the records of the case The court will open its next term May 21 but if t is found impossible to prepare he voluminous trial record by that lime the attorneys may make an application before the court March 28 for postponement of argument until the October term Pope filed the writ before going o a Trenton hotel for a conference f defense attorneys at which they hoped to iron out long standing differences Edward J Reilly of Brooklyn chief of the defense staff Fisher Egbert Rosecrans of Ulairstown and Pope were to con fer Seek Original Fire ALTA Feb 21 ors today sought the origin of a ire which yesterday resulted in an 540000 damage to the cterson company store here KENNAMER FATE IN JURYS HANDS State Pleads for Death in Electric Chair for Son of Federal Judge PAWNEE Okla Feb 21 The Phil Kennamer murder case was given to the jury at a m today after a dramatic plea by the state that the 19 year old son of Federal Judge Franklin E Ken namer be sent to the electric chair for the Thanksgiving night slay ing at Tulsa of John F Gorrell Jr W F Dixie Gilmer Jr young est of the trial lawyers made the demand for the death penalty in the states final argument Unexpected in view of other prosecutors demands for imprison ment his plea created a sensation in the courtroom Demand Is Startling The demand of the 33 year old Gilmer was as startling as the an nouncement that he instead of his chief Holly Anderson would close for the state following the 78 year old C B Stuart of the defense As the jury filed out of the court room to begin its deliberations Kennamer tall dark haired turned and smiled nervously at his sister Opal in the first row of spectators Virginia Wilcox the Tulsa beau ty for love of whom Kennamer said he engaged in the fatal encounter with Gorrell in his effort to pre vent a projected kidnaping plot against the girl was not present Killed Another Boy All youve got to remember is that this arrogant boy shot and killed another boy Remember that said Gilmer Remember instruction No 13 where your judge tells you that a kidnap plot is not an excuse for a murder Take this insanity business for what it is worth This defendant himself denies he is insane and I believe he is right Father in Collapse Dr John Franklin Gorrell fath er of the slain John Gorrell col lapsed in his hotel room here this afternoon My son my son the throat specialist cried as Mrs Gorrell herself in tears sought to quiet him Incoherent and apparently semi conscious the doctor mumbled of his dead son and sobbed when the other children came home for the Christmas holidays my son was not among them His collapse came shortly after the trial of Kennamer was placed in the hands of the jury CAPITAL ARGUES HOOVERS STAND ON GOLD POLICY Administration to Stick Tight More Worried About Relief WASHINGTON Feb 21 A public statement by Herbert Hoover on money policies stirred political echoes in the capitol to day but the administration stood pat on its program and just now was worried more by relief funds than gold In the senate President Roose velt faced a crucial test as a vote neared on the McCarran amend ment to require payment of pre vailing local wages on all projects financed by the proposed 000000 workrelief appropriation It was on Carter Glass of Virginia Roosevelts unreconstruct ed the administration leaned for aid in defeating this plan Administration Satisfied Secretary Morgenthau said brief ly that the administration was satisfied with its money policy This was in reply to a request for comment on Mr Hoovers sugges tion that the government return to a gold standard as a recovery boost Politically minded observers read in the former presidents utterance a bid for a second nomination stalwarts sidec withVHoovers suggestion others were noncommittal while demo crats and progressives generally flayed the proposal Donald R Richberg director of the emergency council rushed to oapitol hill detailed recommenda tions for carrying out the presi dents request for a two year ex tension of NRA Ask Equal Representation William Green president of the American Federation of Labor simultaneously urged before the house labor committee that labor be given equal representation with industry on NRA code authorities Other important capital devel opments A petition to force consideration of the Patman two billion dollar cash bonus bill in the event it is blocked in committee was filed in the house A broadening of federal control over banks and placing a greater burden for deposit insurance upon the larger institutions was asked of the house banking committee by Leo T Crowley chairman of the Deposit Insurance corporation Opposition Is Forecast Opposition to the McSwain bill to freeze prices in time of war was forecast by Chairman Nye of the senate munitions committee as ikely to grow out of his commit tees hearings N W Roberts an NRA deputy told a senate subcommittee the vast bituminous coal industry needs federal regulation by legislation Former President Hoovers pro posal for an immediate return to he gold standard stirred up a hot debate among senate democrats in which Senator Connally DTex contended the government was al ready on a gold standard but Sen ator Glass asserted we are on a fiat currency basis Scores Hoover Stand Connaily a Texas democrat who vas one of the first to advocate devaluation of the dollar started he senate discussion by contend Titrn to 3 Column 2i Budget in Brief DES MOINES Feb 21 The state board of education has submitted askings totaling for capital improve ments during the 193637 bien um the budget report present ed to the general assembly showed today The largest single request is for for the first unit of a new library at the State uni versity at Iowa City The total asking of the State university for the bienium amounted to The proposed construction of a new womens gymnasium for Iowa State college at Ames at a total cost of is contem plated in the capital improve ment request The State college total asking is Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls requested 000 including for re modeling the womens gymnasi um The School for the Blind at Vinton asked including for a new dormitory The School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs requested 000 for various improvements HOUSE VOTES TO CUT OWN SALARY Iowa Senate Passes Election Day Bill and Act to Aid Housing Loans DES MOINES Feb 21 Iowa house today voted to reduce its salary from to a session The vote came on an amendmen to the salary reduction bill offer ed by Rep Thomas Stirapson D of Jones to substitute 950 daily compensation to members of the legislature for the regular a day fee The Stlmpson amendment chang ed the daily compensation offeree in an amendment by Representa tive Dewey E Goode R of Davis which would have held legislative salaries to their regular amount Called Grandstanding Action of the house in debating changes in its own salaries was termed an exhibition of grand standing by Representative A H Bonnstetter D of Kossuth He asserted that no man in the gen eral assembly is making any mon ey out of it The house previously had voted 42 to 65 to turn down an amend ment to the salary reduction bill which would have eliminated refer ences to county township and cer tain municipal officers The lower branch also rejected a proposal by Representative Dave Evans R of Howard to reduce its own salary to SS50 a day and laughed down a proposal by Rep resentative J P Hansen R of Mitchell to be satisfied with the S500 check we have already receiv ed this session 7 Million Reduction The salary reduction proposal sponsored by a group of five mem bers would reduce Salaries of pub lic officers in amounts varying from 15 to 25 per cent It was estimated by its authors the re ductions would approximate 57 000000 over a four year period The measure was almost identical with the salary reduction bill nass ed by the fortyfifth general as sembly which since has been de clared unconstitutional by the state supreme court The present bill would correct the sections on which the court based ts adverse opinion and contains the same general reduction scale as in the former bill Three Oppose Adoption Three speakers opposed adoption of the county offices amendment as he debate neared its conclusion Turn to 3 Column 4 Andrews Breaks Record in Flight Across Nation Stops at Washington1 on Flight to N Y From West NEWARK N J Feb 21 Leland S Andrews in a single mo tored monoplane today set a new transcontinental transport record covering the flight from Los An geles to Floyd Bennett airport New York in an elapsed time of 11 hours 21 minutes and 1 second He knocked 37 minutes and 59 seconds from the previous record set by his brotherinlaw Major James R Doolittle on Jan 15 Andrews landed at Newark air port at p m The 42 year old American air line pilot lowered the record de spite the fact that he landed and spent 14 minutes at Washington D C He was flying the same type of Vultee allmetal low winged monoplane as that used by Doolittle his wartime buddy in his record breaking flight The ship was powered by a 750 horsepower motor With Andrews was Henry Mey ers copilot and G D Reyburn radio operator Andrews did not touch his wheels at Floyd Bennett as has been the custom on record flights if that should void his time to that point his time of 11 hours 31 min utes 1 second to Newark would stand as a new mark AMOUNT MILLION MORE THAN LAST APPROPRIATION Herring and Murtagh Cut Departmental Askings Nearly 5 Million TABLE ON PAGE 15 DES MOINES Feb 21 Clyde L Herring and State Comp troller C B Murtagh today recom mended a budget of for each year of the 19367 bien nium The total amount included operat ing and maintenance expenses for state departments and institutions of the board of control and the board of education but does not in clude proposed expenditures for capital improvements In arriving at the submitted bud get which is now to be placed in the senate and house appropriations committees for consideration the governor and comptroller slashed departmental askings Would Raise Expenses By their recommendations the two state officials would raise the annual state expenses a year over the amount appropria ted by the fortyfifth general as sembly The last appropriation was annually Total askings of the state departments and insti tutions were over the sums allowed by the last legisla ture Recommendations for operating funds of state departments are less than the depart ment headshad requestedliespite the cut the departmental recom mendations are jstill 2424831ff more than the amount allowed by the fourtyfifth general assembly and the askings are more than the legislative appropria tion Cut Board Requests The governor and comptroller be fore presenting the budget to the general assembly cut the board of education requests to raise the total recommendation over the amount allowed by the last legislature The askings of the board were more than the fortyfifth legislative amount The recommendation for board of control institutions is 5101926257 below the askings above the present biennium allowance and the askings are above the last figure allowed by the gen eral assembly S Subdivision Totals The breakdown of totals for the three subdivisions show State de partments Asked recommend ed last appropriation Board of control Asked recommend ed last appropriation S3 415362 Board of education Asked S815065 recommended last 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