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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1936, Mason City, Iowa IS MEM 4V1 tv rPT or i HO I I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W11U5 SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 131936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SUCTION ONE NO 83 PROCESSORS TO GET IMPOUNDED TAX Who Will Be Goat Voters to Express Opinions of New Deal Mixup By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 13 CPA What will be the political effect of the federal su preme courts terrific gumming up of the new deal With NRA and AAA both in the discard d e m o crats and repub licans radicals and conserva tives executives and legislators are in general agreement that it now is virtu ally impossible to continue the game at all But who principally will be blamed by the public in the Novem ber election Will the administration be held responsible for trying what wouldnt work Or will the supreme court be blanketyblankblankblanked for nullifying the whole score just as the brain trusters were attempting to count it up in their own favor It is too to say Big Biwxkeeping Job Antinew deaiers prefer to think that the voters will hold the new deal folk to account for having cre ated a horrible mesa Not only is the government at a point jnow where it must begin all involved billions and expend keeping that it seems impossible ever to straighten out On the opposite hand the new dealers story is that all would have been well but for a reactionary su preme court The factor of respective popu larities enters into the equation popularity Contest Is President Roosevelt more popu lar than the supreme court or is the supreme court more popular than the president Which is which should make this difference nextNovember If a majority of the voters say The president has done his best Turn to Fase 2 column 2 Rudyard Kipling Suddenly Stricken by Illness FAMOUS BAROS CONDITION SEEN ASVERYGRAVE Writer of Adventure in India Has Operation in London LONDON Jan 13 con dition of Rudyard Kipling Great Britains famous bard was stated to be very grave at p in today eight hours after he had undergone an emergency operation in a London hospital for a gastric disorder Kipling took a turn for the worse late in the afternoon Only a few hours earlier his condition had been described as satisfactory At p m a bulletin said the bards condition was very grave but he is holding his own The poet who observed his seventieth birth day anniversary just two weeks ago today was stricken in a suite of Browns hotel and in a semi conscious condition was taken in an am bulance to the Central Middle sex hospital this No Hope Held That Any of Iowas Crew of 34 Is Still Alive ASTORIA Ore Jan 13 Pianes joined today in the search for bodies of 34 men lost in the storm battered wreckage of the in lercoastal freighter Iowa The raging Pacific surrendered eight bodies tossing them upon the shore Hoping to help find the 26 other members of the Iowas believed to have perished in the wreck two coast guard amphibian planes set out from Port Angeles Wash The flyers sought to aid by circ ling over the tossing wreckage sig naling the location of any additional bodies to struggling surface craft There was no hope any of the crew would be found alive Moun tainous waves and a raging gale yesterday forced the ship off its course and grounded it on Peacock spit FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness possibly snow in north central portion Monday night and in east portion Tuesday Rising tempera ture Monday night and in central and east portions Tuesday MINNESOTA Snow Monday night and Tuesday rising tem perature Monday night and in east Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 32 Above Minimum in Night 4 Below At 8 A M Monday 2 Below Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 28 Above Minimum in Night 18 Above At 8 A M Sunday 28 Above Precipitation Trace Mist RUDYARD KfPLINP The first hospital announcement said an urgent operation was per formed The noon bulletin said the patient was doing on as well as could be expected I Emergency Operation I He arrived at the hospital at S a m 3 a m eastern standard and his condition was so crit ical that an emergency operation was decided on He was taken to the operating theater at a m a m eastern standard The operation requiring almost two hours was performed by Dr Alfred E WebbJohnson honorary surgeon of the Middlesex hospital An assistant secretary of the hos pital said It was a very urgent complicated operation but the patients condi tion is fairly satisfactory now Mrs Kipling Remains Mrs Kipling accompanied her husband to the hospital remained in an anteroom during the operation and returned later to the hotel Kiplings condition at p m was termed satisfactory Kipling noted author of ballads and tales of adventures in India on his seventieth birthday anniversary Dec 30 gave every indication of good health but the Middlesex hos pital announced today We regret to state that Mr Rud yard Kipling was taken seriously ill during the night and was ad mitted to the Woolavington wing of the Middlesex hospital this morn ing when an urgent operation was performed Has Gastric Trouble A hospital authority said the fa mous writer was suffering some kind of gastric trouble The famed creator of Gunga Din and a host of other characters spent his birthday anniversary quietly in the ancient village of Burwash Sus sex on the downs where he has lived the life of a recluse in recent years A short time before he had spent a few days in a quiet London hotel but he returned to his country re treat just before his birthday anni versary to join his American born wife his daughter and a few old friends In Central London The Middlesex hospital to which he was taken today after becoming ill suddenly is situated in the cen tral London district known as Old Soho The Woolavington wing of the institution is utilized for treat ment only of private patients Mr and Mrs Kipling came to London from their Sussex home Jan 9 and went to a hotel appar ently preparatory to proceeding to the south of France Kipling regu larly spends a part of each winter abroad He appeared in good health when he registered at the hotel His wife had observed her birth day anniversary the day after that of her husband Order of Merit After his birthday it was widely i suggested that Kipling whose long 21 Acquitted by Judge in Drake Trial CHICAGO Jan 13 one of the 41 defendants in the Sir Francis Drake mail fraud trial were freed today on directed verdicts of acquittal by Federal Judge Philip L Sullivan The acquittals left 20 others still on trial their ranks headed by Oscar Merrill Hartzell brought from Leavenworth penitentiary for the case All 41 were charged with promot ing what the federal prosecutors called one of the most fantastic swindles in the countrys history Paid Out Money Some 70000 investors paid out money said the prosecutors on the story that Sir Francis Drake six teenth century sea rover had left billion1 which could now be re claimed The 21 who went free today were put on trial with Hartzell and the others on Nov 18 The marathon criminal cass has been in session ever since with time out for var ious holidays Those released today were Many From Imra C B Jones Breda Iowa Dr L M Davis Harlingen Tex Charles R Turner Spencer Iowa William Spence Sioux City Iowa Bess Dahlberg Des Moines Iowa J W Hof Vesta Minn Nels Peterson Volin S Dak 0 H Hesla Sioux Falls S Dak J D Gough Harlin en Tex F L Kirstein Clinton Iowa J Lucas Fox Pharr Tex Guy O Walk La Feria Tex H L Clum Emmetsburg Iowa Claire Hartzell New York NY Henry Zeifner Pearl Pal mer J C Ritchie Strat ford Iowa Ren Crummer Cowrie Iowa Emmett E Cook Emmetsburg Are They Identical n rede DEPOSITED BY ederal Resent Bank of New York f Hi The handwriting on slip which accompanied a deposit of Lind bergh ransom money in a New York hank by J Faulkner was compared with signature below on letter received by Governor Hoffman of New Jer sey supposedly from the same person attempting to clear Bruno Hauptmann of complicity in kill ing of Charles A Lindbergh Jr Central Press Photo Senate Offered Bond Pkn for Bonus Payment HjlIUllGH CJ LLMmmiouLiig t 9 Iowa B A Dubbert Lorenz Iowa LT j n j f pri S and 0 E Sickles Sioux City Iowa Dill 01 the final trio released by the judges order Expected Good News For Claire Hartzell wife of Can field Hartzeli one of the principal defendants and for Zeitner it was expected good news The govern ment last week informed the judge it would drop charges against the two In setting the 21 free Judge Sulli an chided them for believing in the fabulous estate Said the judge If you have sinned go ye and sin no more If you have not sinned go ye and benot sinned against Go to the crossroads and byroads and tell the contributors that the court has ju dicially found that there is not a pot of gold at the end of the rain bow Has Little Effect This rebuke seemingly had little effect on the credence of Hof gray haired Drake enthusiast who walks with a cane You dont know anything about the Drake estate he told court room inquirers You will soon get a Mg surprise Some of the other released defen dants appeared downcast by their freedom Many of them said they would follow the case as spectators Prosecution lawyers said they agreed with the directed acquit tal which left the following defen dants on trial Still on Trial F O Bankson Canton S Dak J Verne Paulson Boone Iowa Can field Hartzell New York City Ben Lindberg Balaton Minn Charles A Storla Mitchell S Dak Thomas Trdockmorton Mitchell S Dak loyd Truax Mitchell S Dak Emil R Rochel Madison Wis E A Peterson Rockford 111 Henry T Osborn Hartley Iowa W Kirkpatrick Sioux City Iowa H L Anderson Rockford 111 Guy Doty Lake City Iowa A R Greg ory Wenatchce Wash Joseph H tlauber Spencer Iowa John L Hensel Auburn Iowa Oscar M Hartzell Leavenworth penitentiary and Otto G Yant Delmar C Short and Lester Ohmart operators of the Chicago Drake estate headquar lers CHARGED WITH WRITING NOTES WAUKON Jan 13 Britain 23 year old Allamakee county farmer today was charged with writing extortion notes fol lowing his alleged confession Sun day The youth it is reported sought SI000 Viom his great uncle Frank Bellman 72 a retired farmer living i at Postville Three notes were al literary career has been marked by I to have bccn Eenl by tno ac cused Turn to Fage 2 Cctumn 2 Administration Forces Will Become Law WASHINGTON Jan 13 ministration forces introduced in the senate today a new bonus bill providing for full payment of the face value of bonus certificates in immediately redeemable 550 bonds Senator Harrison DMiss intro duced the bill and predicted to news men it would be enacted into law It bore the names of Senator Byrnes D S Steiwer ROre and Clark DMo as well as that of Harrison The Mississippian said no new taxes would be necessary to raise the needed funds at this time Harrison announced on the floor the measure also had the support of democratic leader Robinson The finance committee will meet later in the day to consider it as a substi tute for the houseapproved bill which specifies no method of pay ment The bonds to be issued would be in small denominations Harrison explained in the belief many veter ans would not cash all of them im mediately thereby lessening the strain on the treasury The bonds would not be negotiable but would be redeemable BRUNO READYTO RELATE ALL HE KNOWS HE SAYS Efforts to Rescue Him From Electric Chair Kept Secret By DALE HARRISON Copyriclit by The Asnoclntfu Fnfls TRENTON N J Jan Richard Hauptmann today told his wife he was ready to undergo fur ther questioning by any of the au thorities He said he would tell anything he might have neglected to say But he reasserted his innocence Mrs visiting her husband for the first time since the court of pardons refused him clemency said she asked him if he would see Gov Harold G Hoffman Attorney General David T Wilentx and H Norman Schwarzkopf head of the state police to answer any questions they might ask Ready to Answer Mrs Hauptmann said her hus band replied I will be glad to see anybody anytime and answer any questions or anything they migh want to know that I might have neglected to say Hauptmann told hi wife that he felt sure that some time the truth of the Lindbergh kidnaping would out i I hope that they dont have the murder of an innocent man on their conscience by that time he added I have asked to have the mech anical lie detector tried on me his wife quoted Hauptmann as saying Cloaked in Secrecy Efforts to save Hauptmann from the electric chair next Friday night were cloaked in secrecy today One lawyer was located playing bil liards Nugent Dodds and Neil Kurkin shaw Washington lawyers special izing in United States supreme court procedure who were retained by C Lloyd Fisher chief defense counsey left Trenton after a brief stay Fisher did much telephoning from his office in Flemington but dis closed no step toward seeking a writ of habeas corpus in a federal court or toward making any other legal move Flies From Chicago Bernard M Finnigan lawyer who flew from Chicago with a story he said he had obtained from a prisoner in a Chicago jaii that three men had of the ransom paid for Charles A Lindbergh Jr made no public appearance The state police said he had written them last March but did not reply to a request for details Gov Harold G Hoffman was ab sent from the capital long past his postoffices They would run years and would bear interest at 3 per cent The interest is an inducement to the bonus holders to hold on to the certificates for greater value in local usuai hour for appearing for ten Mnunl Hnllv Fllis PLEDGED TO FILL BRITISH ORDERS Morgan Denies He Was to Blame For Ignoring U S Needs WASHINGTON Jan 13 Pi Evidence that some American mu nitions makers pledged themselves to fill British orders regardless of United States needs was introduced in a senate investigation today amid protests by J P Morgan that his banking house was not to blame A cablegram from Morgan and company which arranged the pur chase of approximately 000 of American goods for the allies before the country entered the war was introduced to show the promise made Girl Confesses Part in Torture Robbery ROCK ISLAND 111 Dec 13 State officers said Mildred Burlew 19 who was arrested at LeCIaire Iowa admitted participation in the torture robbery of F W DeWolf 87 year old recluse at Lafayette 111 Dec 1 At Mount Holly Ellis H Parker county detective and friend of the governor expressed doubt that Hauptmann would do other than reiterate his innocence no matter what the pressure Parker said he was not working on any clews which might develop before Friday Governor Interested Finnigan decided to come here after Governor Hoffman said he was interested On arriving at the Camden N J airport the lawyer talked by telephone with C Lloyd Fisher chief of Hauptmanns coun sel Fisher said any new evidence was welcome but he added Id rather see the ransom mon ey Hoffman informed of the law yers arrival said Its always been my under standing that all the money was re covered Acted for Harris Dodds and Burkinshaw were re tained by a group of prominent Washington citizens to act for Charles Harris sentenced to die in January 1935 for the slaying of Milton Harris a Washington gamb ler He had been convicted on circumstantial evidence They won a reprieve and subse quent commutation to life imprison ment from President Roosevelt Burkinshaw was a cub reporter on the Washington Times under Marvin H Mclntyre now a secre tary to President Roosevelt He served in 1915 on the Ford peace ship ai aide to William C Bullitt now American ambassador to Rus sia Try to Link SlainGumnan With Killing of Zrostlik Woden Man Unable Identify Picture of Suspect Investigation is being conducted to link James Lyons alias Robert Moore who was slain at South Bend Ind to the slaying of James Zrostlik Britt farmer This marks a continuation of a far reaching tracing of clews to the three bandits who killed the young farmer as he was going with his wife and baby to church last November Eppo Gremmcr of near Woden at whose home the three bandits stopped after slaying Zrostlik told the GlobeGazette Monday that he was not able to identify the picture of Lyons as that of one of the Zrost lik slayers Other members of his family who looked at the picture be lieved that Lyons might have been the man State agents Saturday night look pictures of Lyons to Mrs Zrostlik but she was unable to identify them as one of the men who shot her hus band she said Monday Since the slaying took place before daylight she said she was not able to see the bandits well Lyons Wife Questioned Sheriff E P Hanson of Garner last week went to Shakopee Minn where Mrs Lyons is serving a 5 to 40 year sentence for raiding the Twin Lakes Minn stale bank three weeks ago Mrs Lyons has confided that her husband and a man named Jack Sullivan killed Jerry Buckley Detroil radio announcer in a hotel lobby at Detroit in 1930 Detective Sergt Harry C Gen shaw of the Detroit police depart ment disclosed at St Paul that Lyons had boasted that he killed Buckley and that that boast had been communicated to the Minne sota state bureau of criminal appre hension in Minnesota in September 1933 Detective Genshaw Monday went to Lakeville 40 miles from the Twin Cities to interview Mrs Roche mother of Lyons widow concerning a letter she wrote more than two years ago warning police officers to be careful while they looked for him This investigation was believed to be in connection with the slaying of Buckley Two years ago officers of four states were looking for Lyons and his widow Mrs Mary Roche Lyons in connection with a bank robbery at Hunter N Dak Left Tath of Crime Three bandits on Nov 2 stole a car from a Des Moines hunting party at Beimond and drove it near Britt where they wrecked it at a turn Zrostlik his wife and baby were driving along the road and the bandits killed Zrostlik dragging his body out of the car and ordering his wife to take her baby and get out They went away in the Zrost lik car anti later stopped at the Gremmcr home where they held members of the family captive while they dressed wounds re ceived in the car wreck atebreak fast and washed up Mrs Zrostlik was in a Mason City hospital for a long time re ceiving treatment for her eyes which were injured by glass when the bandits bullets shattered the glass on the auto She still suffers from the horror of this crime Roxy Passes on YORK 13 Sannirl L Rotluifol above motion pict u re producer UIKHVII t hou samls of as diet today of a heart attack in his rooms in the Hotel Gotham celebrated as a pioneer of the elaborate stage pro duction adding pretentious shows to the picture program At the height of his career he organized a building company which erected the huge Roxy theater in York a structure with a seating capacity of 6221 LAWYER SHOOTS RIVAL ATTORNEY Fires Two Shots at Judge Who Ducks Behind Bench and Escapes CHICAGO Jan 13 dis gruntled lawyer shot and killed At torney Christopher G Klnney in circuit court today and then fired two shots at Judge John Prystalski presiding The judge ducked behind lis bench and escaped injury The pistol wielding attorney identified as John w Keogh 59 ran amuck when Judge Prystalski ruled against him in a case he had ar gued for 20 minutes with Attorney Kinney Kinney dropped dead beside the judges bench at the first shot from Keoghs small bore revolver Keogh fired three more shots be fore one of the attorneys in the crowded courtroom knocked him out with a blow to the jaw Fall in Mine Fatal OTTUMWA Jan 13 ies suffered in a fall clown a 50 foot mine shaft caused the death of Rob ert Ruby S3 The body was taken to Elakesburg for burial OCONNOR TRIAL SET FOR JAN23 Second Hearing Scheduled Despite Doubt Case Will Be Called SIOUX CITY Jan 13 second gambling conspiracy trial of Atty Gen Edward L OConnor is scheduled to begin in district court here Jan 23 At an assignment of cases today Judge P H Rice fixed that date for the OConnor trial trial of State Treasurer Leo J Wegman on a charge of perjury and hearing the demurrer of State Agent William Arthur on his perjury indictment OConnor and his attorney Fred H Free appeared in court this morning to argue an application to have the jury report for immediate retrial Resists Application County Atty Maurice Rawlings resisted the aplication arguing that the defendant would not be incon venienced in performing his duties as attorney general by waiting until after the jury reported at the reg ular time on Jan 20 There still is considerable doubt whether OConnor will be tried again Assignment of the case does not prevent the county attorney from moving to dismiss if in his opinion the evidence is not suf ficient to varrant the expense of a second trial Cost Too Heavy NO RULING MADE ONPASSINGLEVYi ONTOCONSIER High Court Dismisses First Test Case on Cotton Act WASHINGTON Jan 13 dering S200000000 in impounded taxes returned to processors because they were invalid under AAA the supreme court left open today whether the Jl000000000 of suck taxes already paid to farmers would be retrieved by the taxpayers In another unanimous action the high tribunal also dismissed the first test case on the Bankhcad cotton control act No decision was handed down in the only other new deal case before the Tennessee valley authority act Up to Lower Courts The tax ruling given in the Louis iana rice millers case did not cover whether the processors must prove they had not passed the levies on the consumer before recovery could be made Litigation already under wny in the lower courts must de cide that Government attorneys later em phasized this requirement of the amended AAA act would remain in effect unless the supreme court holds it invalid Normally the court does not rule on questions unless it considers they are directly presented in litigation before it No Case Made Considering that no case had been made against the Bankhead law tho justices said their review in this in stance had been improvidently granted on the six to three vote last fall Another case involvingthis law filed by Gov Eugene Talmarige of Georgia a Roosevelt administration foe will give the court another op portunity to rule on it Chief Justice Hughes explaining the Bankhead dismissal said in the decision that Lee Moor the com plaining Texas planter had prin cipally given testimony regarding his financial necessities Upholds Trial Court The trial court concluded he had failed to make a case it was re called and the appeals court agreed upon the established principle that a mandatory injunction is not granted as a matter of right but is granteij or refused jn the exercise of sound judicial discretion The supreme court accepted this view In the rice millers opinion read by Justice Roberts the court held Turn o Inse 2 Column 4 5eek 2 Iowa Boys in Parents Auto CHICAGO Jan 13 police said today Sheriff Don Mc Comas of Iowa City Iowa had ask ed them to apprehend Harry Lee and Earl Johnson both 15 who he said he believed are driving to Chi cago in an automobile owned by one of the boys parents CARE FOR PETS Did you receive a household pet for Christmas How to feed house and care for dogs and cats par rots canaries rabbits goldfish guinea pigs pigeons and other do In view of the heavy cost of the I mestic pets is told in simple clear irst trial and the standing of the stIe in ln attractive 36 page book jury in favor of acquittal it is con sidcred likely here that Rawlings will take such action The grand jury went into session this afternoon so it is unlikely that Rawlings will take any further ac tion in the OConnor case or any of the other graft cases until he is relieved of the grand jury work North Dakota Man Dies After Struck by Car at Le Mars LEMARS Jan 13 A man identified as Curtis 1 Smith 40 of Taylor N Dak died in a hos pital here today of injuries suffered when struck by a truck driven by Robert Loucks Cherokee trucker Smith a transient had done i emergency relief work at Taylor papers found on his clothes indicat ed Loucks said his truck hit Smith n mile smith nf Merrill last nifht j when the transient walking along the highway stepped in front of the truck i let prepared by our Washington in formation bureau Government experts are authori ties for much of the material in this unusual service publication It will prove very useful to anyone keeping live pets in the home There is pleasure and often profit in raising pets properly Six cents sent to our Washington in formation bureau will bring this handy service booklet Order copy today Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazetta Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet 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