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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1935, Mason City, Iowa JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION JVOL XLI FIVE OEMTS A COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED VV1HE SEKVICR MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 11935 NO 69 iltlejaySister by MARGARET WIODEMEK OPENING INSTALLMENT CHAPTER 1 Sootties were barking wildly on no provocation whatever It oc 311 J curred to Leila that it would be a magnificent relief to her feelings ijlf she could throw her sister Elizabeths letter weighted by a large com iforting stone straight through the pierglass of the large mournful old parlor bolt out into the dogs enclosure and howl herself more violently j than any Scottish terrier of her kennel i But one didnt Not if one had always been the grownup sister the responsible sister the one who in spite of her 22 years and her big hazel eyes and appealing niouth and swift gay ways had from childhood j been pushed into the role of protector of the family Empire looking r glasses were bound to remain uninjured till the end of time for all of wellbred hardworking pretty young Leila Madison 4 H 0 i I YetVictorian way ier to be unl Oh why didnt I begin going in r temperament in the kindergar ten like Bet she demanded fur iously crumpling the letter She had wnly read the first two lines but was plenty Throwing stones jor crumpling paper would never solve her latest Betproblem She smoothed it out Darling did you call me said JAunt Minnies bright little staccato vvoice from the hinterland of the f offices as they were still called sifter 200 years of being kitchen and small indeterminate room for do I ng accounts No Aunt Minnie I was just alking to a dog Leila said po itely and fled through one of the French windows It was impossible to explain any lung to Aunt Minnie And if you d She never exactly fainted he was too plucky but she had way of having things happen to a heart that needed watching And fhe was such a lamb in her funny that you didnt happy even if her had been able to stand it She as a grandaunt really who had 1 gallantly taken on the rearing of small orphan girls at a time of h ife which would have called for I grandchildren if there had been a f granduncle Minnie to warrant them Leila having fled to the all excusing shelter of her waves of I rapturous black benchlegged dogs took breath and looked back to the window whence she had come Shed made it in time Aunt Minnie Itood there mildly affectionate and fussy and perplexed She was the i perfect picture of loving noncom iprehension from the top of her mussy gray hair with the gold spec fades nestingin it through her x slack morning rayon with the pre pistoric high stock and bow down her commonsense buttoned hoes r Leila come back a nmute Theres something I want i o talk to you about she called There always was Aunt Minnie aroused from any solitary task to talk to you or anybody as as she possibly could about from every possible She didnt discuss subjects Yiijihe worried them as if they were bones have to do something for line Leila called back and patched that momentarily blame Turn to FaKe 3 Column J FIVE AGED MEN BURN TO DEATH Blaze Destroys County Home Convicts Aid Rescue Work n Tere burned 7o OCALKOGSUP TO MARK amp Follows Several Days Steady Gain Highest Since August following a steady gain over sev u days best hogs at Jacob E cker and Sons were quoted Tues y at 5735 The rise was 40 cents mndredweight on best hogs with hogsquoted higher ranging from to 40 cent gains This was the hest quotation on local hogs nee last August FORECAST IOWA Fair and not so cold Tuesday night Wednesday loudy and warmer MINNESOTA Partly cloudy jnd warmer Tuesday night iVcdnesdny cloudy warmer In Southeast portion IN MASON CITY weather figures for ihour period ending at 8 oclock Isday morning aximnm 31 Above inimum in Night 9 Below t 8 A M Above iovvfall Trace 15 were injur day when fire destroyed the main building of the Cherokee county home as the temperature stood at freezing Convicts from a prison camp a few hundred yards from the scene rescued screaming inmates wrapped them iti blankuta from the camp and aided in rushing them to hos pitals Approximately 50 persons were housed in the building Origin of the early morning blaze was not determined immediately The main building was the only one to burn The dead Tom Young 73 Pink Young 6S Frank Franklin 75 Wash Gregory about 70 Alf Emory about 70 Supervisor E J Clary of the home said the fire was discovered about 3 a m by Mrs Bez JBlanton wife of the home superintendent The fire gained rapid headway The trusties from the 15 white men and agonized men who were either trapped overcome or too feeble to move by themselves Unusual Precautions Are Taken at Panama Canal After Rumors COLON Panama Jan 1 Unusual precautions to guard the Gatun locks of the Panama canal were taken today after rumors were heard of a threat to blow up the massive gates Reports circulated that H M Thomas assistant superintendent at Gatun received an anonymous let ter in which the threat was made Both Thomas and the military intel ligence service denied the accuracy of the rumors The fourteenth infantry company was encamped on the walls of the lock and all strangers were barred from lock area Three sentries and a canal zone policeman stationed at the gates would admit only persons identified as lock workers CURTIS N STAND New Year Sees Expressions of Optimism Hollywoods Celebration Most Joyous Since 1929 Garbo Stays Home but1 Will Mrs Rogers Step Out HOLLYWOOD Cal Jan 1 Hollywood celebrated the passing of the old year in its most joyous outpouring since 1929 to the ac companiment of popping champagne corks and ohs and ahs of won derment as women film stars ap peared in breath taking evening gowns Everyone was out Everyone seemed happy Many a party that started out to be a quiet evening at home with just a few close friends ended in the colonys bright spots Garbo Not There Greta Garbo the silent sphinx of the films was not among the gay celebrants at any of the more prom inent of the clubs or hotels But Will Rogers managed to break away from work to take Mrs Rog ers to the Ambassador At the Trocodera were seen Mar lene Dietrich and her husband Hans Sieber and Prince Felix Rolo of Egypt Colleen Moore was hostto a Ifrje parly David and Myron Selznick the producers had another large party Gable Wife Dance Clark Gable danced there with Mrs Gable Other dancers included Mr and Mrs Richard Barthelmess Mr and Mrs Harold Lloyd Herbert Marshall and Gloria Swanson At Sardis Charles Chaplin and Paulette Gdddard to whom he fre quently has been reported engaged or married dropped in for a late cup of coffee Mr and Mrs Joe E Brown also seen there Al Jolson and his wife Ruby Keeler were seen dancing at tne Ambassador Mae started out with a small party for her immedi ate family at her home but later she went to the Ambassador in com pany with her brother Prisoner of Nazis Police After Two Disgusted Robbers INDIANAPOLIS Jan 1 Police are after two disgusted hold up men The gunmen chased Hugh Shimp grocery manager for ten blocks finally puncturing with shots both rear tires on his automo bile They took from Shimp two money bags both of which contained scrap iron The grocery receipts re mained intact in other bags in the Man Surrenders for Defalcation to Begin His New Year Right SAN FRANCISCO Jan 1 A New Years resolution was made and kept here today by William De laney 24 Philadelphia He walked into the police station early this morning saying he want ed to surrender for a defal cation last October while he was employed by the brokerage firm of Robert Glendenning in Philadelphia Police said he lost the money at race tracks He asked that his wife and two children in Philadelphia be no tified Delaney explained his surrender by a resclution to start 1935 with a clear conscience Postmaster at Aurora WASHINGTON Jan 1 pointment of Mrs Rutli Stevenson as postmaster at Aurora Iowa was announced to the office here of Rep resentative Biermann D la HOLT WILL NOT SEEK HIS SEAT 29 Year Old SenatorElect Plans to Wait Until He Comes of Age WASHINGTON Jan 1 When the senate convenes Thurs day one of those elected to it will be in it but not of it He is Rush D Holt West Virginias 29 year old senatorelect Holt has decided to abide by the advice of democratic senate lead ers to refrain from offering him self for the oath of office until June 19 his thirtieth birthday The advice was offered after a study of the constitutional provision set ting 30 as the minimum age for senate membership In the the opening of the session and his thir tieth will pursue most of the duties ordinarily un dertaken by senators He will sit in the senate cham a senatorelect he is en titled to the privilege of the floor business with govern ment departments and otherwise look out for the interests of West Virginia He will dmv his pay as a senator Only two senatorial preroga tives will be closed to him He will Miss Elsa Sittell 25 of New York held in pri son at Waldmohr Germany for a week was revealed as an American Saarlander enroute to vote in the forthcoming plebiscite Her arrest was re ported to have followed her re mark she intended to vote against the return of the Saar basin to Germany Associated Press Talk Heard of Compromise on Bonus Question Democratic Leaders Hopeful of Avoiding Knock Down Drag Out Fight By MELBOURNE CHRISTEESON WASHINGTON Jan 1 Talk of possible compromises on he bonus to avert a knock down and drag outfight was intensified amongdemocratic leaders in cou ress today With President Roosevelt ex Dressingplain opposition to full and mmediate payment of the 000000 soldiers bonus and power ful blocs in congress enlisted in a drive for just such payment leaders were making no attempt to dis count the magnitude of the fight ireatening White House Silent Though the opinion of the white house on any bargaining efforts was not disclosed several leaders who did not wish to be quoted felt the president had not closed the door on such attempts They made no secret of their preference for a mu ual agreement rather than a veto PROSPERITY HAS RETURNED SAYS N New York Not Dismayed by High Prices Puts on Celebration By THE ASSOCIATED IKESS The new year came in exuberant ly Tuesday welcomed by noisy dem onstrations many of them the gay est in years and expressions of op timism for its future New Yorkers undismayed by en tertainment prices that ran about 25 per cent higher than those during prohibition turned out for the greatest hoiday merrymaking in the citys history jamming Times Square with its biggest throng ever San Francisco for the first time in five years escaped a New Years eve rain and belabored Market street with a rain of its own tak Downpour at Atlanta Atlanta was not so lucky encoun tering a steady downpour but threw back a challenge with horns and whistles and other noisemakers going full blast Chicago drank deeply to the new year to a jingle of celebration funds estimated as high as for the last hour of the old year and the first two of the new The souths winter resorts cele brated the advent of 1935 with their most elaborate receptions in years both Palm Beach and Miami extend ing warm and gay greetings Already Have Prosperity Vice President John N Garners hail and farewell to the year was For health and happiness in the new year We already have pros perity Gen Hugh S Johnson former NRA administrator said We are on our way out The new years message from Ru dolph S Hecht president of the American Bankers association was Tbe people of the United States undoubtedly have their feet on the ground Harry L Hopkins federal relief administrator We must obtain the opportunity for every man and i woman to work as the first step in establishing economic security and social justice not be allowed to make speeches in that body and he able to vote Whether a compromise acceptable to both sides could be reached re mained for the future to determine Many of those who have fought for veterans legislation in the past have turned thumbs down on a sug gestion to cash the certificates for only those veterans in need Little Doubt Left There remained little doubt in the minds of most legislators that Mr Roosevelt would veto full and j immediate payment in view of the views he expressed yesterday In reply to a letter from Garland R Farmer head of the American Legion post at Henderson Texas the president said among other things that there was misunder standing on the subject the certifi cates were all the assets many vet erans had to leave for their fam ilies He denied payment now would speed recovery James E Van Zanflt national commander of the Veterans of For eign Wars contended the misimder QUIET REPORTED OVER SAAR AREA New Year Dawns Peacefully Under Vigilance of World Police Force SAARBRUECKEN Sarr Basin Territory Jan 1 nexv year dawned peacefully in the Saar territory today under the vigilance of the international patrol force The series of clashes and contro versies which marked the end of 1934 subsided last night to the re lief of league of nations officials charged with maintaining ordir for the Jan 13 vote on the terri torys nationality Exceptionally quiet was fine report from all points as the Saar landers hailed the new year with quiet observances Inn keepers said the celebration was less gay than usual one of them explaining that it was impos sible for residents of the territory to be joyful when surrounded by foreign troops The nights only incident which caused a police flying squadron to speed to one of Saarbrueckens leading hotels proved to be a minor disturbance among a group of merrymakers 1935 Off to Cold Start 9 Below Here Forecast Is for Quick Rise in Midwests Temperatures Temperatures which touched a bottom of 9 degrees below zero In Mason City greeted the new year In Iowa Tuesday morning The official minimum of S below was recorded n Charles City Waterloo had 6 be low The forecast however held out hope of a rising mercury Tuesday night Temperatures have jumped as much as 50 degrees in the last 24 hours in Montana and the rise was headed toward Iowa The lowest temperature in Des Moines Tuesday morning was 1 above zero Mercury readings all over the midwest tumbled rapidly soon after midnight a drop of 30 degrees be ing registered at Chicago in a few hours The weather bureau said the area of extreme cold extended west from western portion of tie upper great lakes region to the Rocky Mountains Precipitation was only scattered Sub zero readings were recorded fn states to the north At Duluth Minn it was 20 below and ac Moorhead 12 below The extreme cold was not expect ed to last much more than 24 hours The weather bureau predicted mod erating temperatures for moat of the region Jailed by Mother WILL BE ASKED TO AID DEFENSE OF Federal Court Called Upon to Give Rulm on Section of NIRA PEORIA III Jan 3 federal court has been called upon to rule on the constitutionality of section 3 of the national industrial recovery act Attorneys for the Molina Iron Works which has been charged with infractions of the wage and hours provisions of the code charged yesterday that the section violated the tenth amendment to the United States constitution The lawyers called the malleable Tames Craver SO shown in Ms mother had him jaiied Mrs Craver upon learning that her son had robbed a jewelry store Immediately turned him over to authorities Craver said he had been drinking prior to looting the store according to police iron that trade code invalid charging its approval by President Roosevelt was not based upon find ings of fact as required by section 3A of the NIRA and not drafted pursuant to provision of section 3D of the same law The Lawyers averred the NRAs delegation of power to the presi dent of the United States and trade or industrial associations is a delegation of legislative power prohibited by the United States constitution Illinois Man Killed m Collision of Cars BEARDSTOWN 111 Jan 1 Harry Schumann an employe of the state department of finance was killed early this morning when tne automobile he was driving collided with one driven by Leo Leonard or j Beardstown The accident happened a mile out of the city at an inter section Leonard and his wife were both slightly injured Schumann was a resident of Beardstown not be standing was jprcsiclent Thikc Wnterlno Uiis WATERLOO Ian 1 J Duke 4 insurance man in Wa on the part of theiterloo for In years died last night of a heart attack Shipwreck Victims Celebrate New Year SEATTLE Jan 1 wrecked on the British coast 171 passengers and crew of the Alaska liner Victoria celebrated New Years in the approved fashion All the trappings New Years eve were found in ships supplies after the Victoria ran hard aground on Pointer island A radio furnished dance music wbile passengers made a gay effort to drown out the roar of the surf at 32 oclock IOWA FARMERS LEAD COUNTRY Hold Top Place in Amount of Second Payment Corn Hog Benefits WASHINGTON Jan 1 Iowa farmers held the nation cop place as beneficiaries of second payment cornhog checks as the dollar stream for 1934 crop adjust ments rolled into a new year The farm administration reported today that 54664079 was distrib uted to Iowa farmers by Dec 23 on second benefit payments and the check disbursing machinery since has been rolling out checks for the nations farmers at the rate of Sl 500000 a day About S16000000 was reported distributed through second payments to 231300 pro ducers up to Dec 29 5 Million Jtark While Iowas total a week earlier was speeding toward the five mil lion mark only four other states had received more than one million dollars in second payments and farmers in Indiana which stood second had recawed less than half as much as had been distributed to Iowa The Indiana total was S2 141840 Others with more than a million dollars distributed were Missouri Nebraska Sl 135547 and Ohio South Dakota had received and Illinois 5390747 Twentytwo Iowa counties had received more than S100000 each in second payments by Dec 23 the last date for which complete fig ures are available and three these Crawford Kossuth and Story had received more than 5200000 apiece Kossuth Leads Way Kossuth county farmers led the jway with in their hands i Farmers in Crawford county had received S245S47 and in Story county A summary of the distribution by btate Holds Its Dress Rehearsal for Start of Kidnap Trial NEW YORK Jan 1 Lloyd Fisher associate counsel Jor Bruno Richard Hauptmann said today he would invite John Hughes Curtis Norfolk Va boatbuilder to testify for the defense in Hauptmanns trial on a charge of murdering the Lind bergh baby Fisher and his wife came here from Flemington N J to attend a New Years eve celebration The associate counsel wassuffering from a heavy cold at his hotel today but said he would be in the courtroom at Flemington when the trial opens tomorrow morning Not in New Iork The associate defense counsel eaid he was quite certain that Curtis was not in Mew York and Fisher branded as erroneous reports thf1 the Norfolk boat builder who convicted a little more than yearsago on a irvtipkiijn had offered tc as one involvedin kidnapa Oie In reply to an inquiry ss to whether the defense would summon Curtis as a defense witness Fisher who was Curtis counsel at the hoax trial at Flemington said Will Invite Him No I cant summon him But I will invite him to testify for the defense He declined to answer a question as to whether he believed Curtis would be of assistance to the defense stating that he could not discuss that matter Hold Dress Kehearsal FLEMINGTON N J Jan 1 UP The state called a dress rehearsal oday of the courtroom drama in vhich it will attempt to send Bruno Richard Hauptmann to the electric chair for the slaying of the kid naped Lindbergh baby All members of the states legal staff went to Trenton to review heir mass of evidence in a confer nce that is as far as is known the ast preliminary to the opening to morrow of the trial of Americas Taost celebrated criminal case Final Questioning An official source said the pro gram for the conference included a inal questioning of witnesses re garding evidence they will place be e the Hauptmann jury Hauptmann himself sat stoically in his cell seemingly apathetic to the fate that awaits him wheth er it be acquittal or conviction of the most widely storied kidnaping and slaying of the century It is expected that selection of the jury will occupy the remainder Turn In InKr 3 Column 1 A CLOTHING COLORS This is not a fashion guide nor does it tell the correct costume for a morningwedding or an afternoon tea But it will tell you the colors and the kinds of clothes you should wear if you are blond or brunet all or short stcut or thin or what ever your particular problem may ae in selecting fabrics and modes lhat are most suitable and most becoming to one of your complexion figure and age It is an exceedingly practical discussion of exceedingly j practical questions that interest men as well as women Inclose 6 cents to cover cast and handling Chickasaw S10S7SS Fayette S77 375 Franklin Grundy Sll 62G Hamilton Hancock SJ812S Hardin S11S534 Kossuth 5255529 and Mitchell Will Hnlil Meeting at STACYVILLE Jan Stacyvillc Opera House company i will hold a meeting Saturday at ttu i opera house nrul settle the years I work The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J IlasUin Director Washington D C I inclose ti cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet What to Wear Name Street City State i Mail to Vnshinstnn D Ci ;