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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1936, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 15 THREE WOULD MOBILIZE FARM INTERESTS Farm Bureaus Organization Director Addresses Iowa Group DES MOINES Jan 15 Vaniman American Farm Bureau federation organization director warned Iowa Farm Bureau mem bers this afternoon that the hope of victory in the fight for agricultur al parity lies ia mobilization of all iarm interests into one fighting force And agriculture he told the 4000 delegates attending the first formal session of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation has a right to ook to Iowa to do her part in the present agricultural crisis and I know that she will She has the re sponsibility of leadership because she is the richest agricultural state ajjd has the greatest stake of any in this fight The fight for parity lie said was Hearing victory when the United States supreme court invalidated what it had taken farmers 12 years to attain the AAA Started in 1920 Vaniman cited how the fight to obtain the AAA actually started back in 1920 when farm prices plummeted after the war The Farm Bureau movement he said took the lead in the stand that something must be done to raise the price of agricultural pro ducts to a level with the price of products the farmer purchased or that other products must come down to a level with the price of farm produce Nothing was done by congress until 1926 In 1927 and 192S both houses of congress passed the Mc NaryHaugen bill but it was ve toed by the executive branch of our government whose power was then vested in Presidents Coolidge and Hoover Can Be No Ketreai The farm movement fought on however until in March 1933 a con ference of agricultural leaders called hy Agriculture Secretary Wallace formulated the AAA This time the legislative and executive branches both approved the farmers plan to gain equal economic rights and agri culture seemed headed for its goal when the third branch of our gov ernment the judicial halted its march But there can be no retreat for retreat means a return to the cha otic conditions from 1929 to 1933 No farmer worthy of the name will shirk his duty but will align himself with a farm organization and carry on the fight One of Problems A new farm program Vaniman of the prob facing the farm bureau Mar ketingproblems taxation coopera tive organization these are all prob lems the bureau is attacking he said Allow me he added to congrat ulate the leaders of your state or ganization on their courage in at tempting to raise the membership dues 50 the organization can be ade quately financed to render the ser vice the Farm Bureau must render and will tender CLAIM ETHIOPIA IVE OROSHEO Italians Report Continuation of Fight Along Entire Southern Front By ASSOCIATED PRESS Italy claimed Wednesday that hsr southern armies had crushed a gathering Ethiopian drive on the Dolo front repulsing and pursu ing the enemy A communique from Marshal Pie tro Eadoglio the Italian high com mander in Africa said the Somai land forces had driven back the armies of Ras Esta Emtu in a vig orous action but added Fighting continues along the en tire front Our losses so far have not been serious Nothing was said about Ethiopi an losses Meet in London The British cabinet met in London to instruct Foreign Secretary An thony Eden on his course regarding fresh penalties against Italy at the league of nations council session Monday Authoritative souces predicted that when Eden arrived at Geneva he would carry pledges of British participation in further against the aggressor nation in the east African war A third nation dispatched a for mal protest to Italy for fascist bombings in Ethiopian aerial at tacks when the Swedish minister presented a note at Rome Sweden in Protest The Swedish government follow ing the examples of Kmperor Hails Selassie and the Egyptian govern ment charged the bombing at Dessye Dec 30 was a direct attacx on a Red Cross ambulance One Swedish subject was fatally injured and another wounded From Addis Ababa an offi cial Ethiopian report of a surprise engagement by Ras Seyoums troops against an Italian delatemeni Jan 2 in which 65 Italians were killed 6 Warriors Dead The communique said six Ethio pian warriors died nine more were wounded and arms mules and food were captured Premier Pierre Laval of France persisted In bis waitandsee poli cy on war settlement proposals as he moved to strengthen his domestic position Rinid a political struggle in the radical socialist party LIQUOR BOARD DOES NOT CENSOR DATES OF GIRL EMPLOYES DES MOINES Jan 15 nard E Manley chairman of the Iowa Liquor Control commission said Tuesday that the commission has set no ruling prohibiting girl employes from having dates with li quor salesmen or newspaper re porters A statement attributed to a com mission member Monday night said that girls were forbidden to have dates witli liquor salesmen and newspaper men so therell be no leaks as to official business where the girls might be blamed for it ULRICH WAIVES TO GRAND JURY Popejoy Man Charged With Attempting to Poison Wifes Parents EL00RA Jan 15 William Ulrich 40 of near Popejoy waived to the Hardin county grand jury Tuesday night on a charge of as sault to commit murder The hear ing was held in the court of Justice Grant Tyler Bond was fixed at Ulrich is accused of putting strychnine in sugar at the home ot his wifes parents Mr and Mrs Luke Asweger when he visited the home Sunday Jan 12 The elderly couple became ill after using a small amount of the sugar but were able to drive to Eldora Ulrich denies all knowledge of the crime Cat Brought Down After 168 Hours in Tree at Ottumwa OTTUMWA Jan 15 large Angora cat that has been sit ting in a tall cottonwood tree here for 168 hours was brought to the ground today nearly dead from cold and hunger Members of the city fire depart ment placed a ladder ticncath the tree and then used a long fishing pole with a rope trap on the end to push the animal from its perch The cat was chased up the tree last Thursday by a dog and since then had refused to come down Jowa Twin Sisters Have 91st Birthday PULASKI Jan 10 Jane Giles and Miss Rachel Rader twin sisters of Pulaski are observ ing their 91st birthday today They are believed to be the oldest twin sisters living in the United States Their homes have been in Pulaski for many years Both are in fairly good health and take a keen inter est in current events Their bro ther A W Rader 97 years old is their near neighbor 3 Lodges Indicted at Fort Dodge Will Plead on Thursday FORT DODGE Jan 15 ficers of the three the Elks club the Moose lodge and the Veterans of Foreign enter pleas Thursday for their or ganizations which were indicted on a charge of maintaining a liquor nuisance Kills 2 Daughters and Takes Own Life MACON Ga Jan 15 Adams Sr general agent of a life insurance company Prudential in Macon shot and killed his two daughters Helen 7 and Emma 13 police reported and fatally wounded himself with a shotgun today Mount Union State Bank President Dies MOUNT UNION Jan 15 W R Buchanan 81 president of the Mount Union State bank died here this morning He had been bedfast for six weeks Mr Buchan an had been in business in Mount Union since 187S He is survived by two daughters and a son Vote SO to 3 for AAA SHENANDOAH Jan 15 audience voted 80 to 5 in favor of AAA policies as beneficial to agri culture after a debate between teams from Iowa State college and the University of Nebraska Kenselr Transfer Authorized DES MOINES Jan 10 Comptroller C B Murtagh auth orized Kensett to transfer from the general to water fund CLAIMS CONVICT IOWA MURDERER Inmate of Illinois Prison Tells Slaying Story to Sheriff From Ottumwa JOLIET 111 Jan 15 C E Harding of Ottumwa Iowa said Tuesday he had been told by Al Ross a convict serving a 00 yeac term for murder at the staU prison here that another convict Robert Kennedy was responsible ibr Us brutal slaying of a youth at Ottum wa Nov IS 1935 Sheriff Harding left immediately for Fort Madison Iowa where Ken nedy is serving a 25 year prison term for robbery He said he in tended to confront Kennedy with Ross story GOVERNOR STILL NOT SURE OF MOVE Continued From rune II high climaxes in federal circuit court here late yesterday Writ Is Refused Hauptmann asked a writ of habe as corpus 68 year old Judge War ren J Davis refused it Hauptmann asked for a stay of execution This too was denied Judge Davis delivering his decis ion just before 6 p m said that to grant the petition I would in effect be overruling the court of errors and appeals of this state and the supreme court of the United States This would it seems to me be sheer inexcusable judicial egotism on my part Two Photostat Copies Governor Hoffmans office mean while made public photostat copies of two manuscript letters one signed J F C and the other Dr John F Condon with the comment These letters are particularly sig nificant in that they reveal the pe culiar workings of the mans mind It has been Governor Hoffmans contention that Dr Condon now on a southern cruise would be ques tioned further with the idea of his adding clarification to the Lindbergh case Letters Are TCevrnled One of the Condon letters which was undated read 2974 Decatur Ave Bronx N Y C My dear Mr Your note dated Oct 16 1933 did not reach me until Oct 2833 You may have the interview and I never betray a confidence Write to me the name of the subject and let me know its nature Eg Money 2 Kidnaping 3 John 4 Baby 5 Keal Estate 6 Reward etc 7 Exchange I will understand Let me know Truly yours J P C The words betray a confidence and name were underlined The other letter read February 2731 My dear Sir Just returneef from Canada If you about the Box Boodle Bracket 4 let me hear Baby Bandits If you want me to do something let me hear What do you wish to tell me I shall get your letter Address it to Dr John F Condon 297i Decatur Ave Bronx N Y C Written Before Arrest Governor Hoffmans press aide William S Conklin declined to say how the governor gained possession of the letters both of which were apparently written before the arrest of Hauptmann and his trial during which Condon pointed his finger at the defendant and testified that he was the John with whom he nego tiated for the babys return and to whom he paid the ransom The reference in the second letter to box might have been a refer ence to the wooden box which was specially constructed for the ransom money at the request of the kidnap er as relayed by Condon to Col Charles A Lindbergh 17 KILLED AS AIR LINER IS WRECKED toiillmiei From IllKC l mail scattered through the woods and after weighing it said they thought all of it had been recovered We tried to get in with wagons but they bogged down so we went into the woods on foot said M E Davis onu of the first to reach the scene Find Bits of Canvas About three miles cast of Good win we began to find bits of canvas on the ground then pieces of metal and we were on the right trail We followed these clews and saw where the trees had been torn up and we picked up bits of plane for a distance of 300 yards before we came to the wreck itself It was slow going in boggy ground much of it covered four or five feet deep with swamp water I say we reached the wreckage but what it amounted to was find ing the larger pieces of the plane with our flashlights The wings were gone torn to pieces the motors were there in the mud but buried in the ground Scattered All Over The plane and the Bodies wcrp scattered all over the place most of the bodies being near the motors It looked to me that the plane had come down and levelled off at he trcetops then got into the trees and kept right on going as long as it could through the trees I do not believe it would be pos sible to identify definitely more than three or four of the dead I understand there was a child on the ship I found the childs shoes near the motors but not the body Baggage and Mail There was baggage and mail scattered all over the place The cabin of the plane was gone just one side wall standing Two bodies near the motors looked like they might have been the pilots The Southerner was headed for Little Rock with its 14 passengers two pilots and stewardess in good weather and apparently was in good mechanical shape Radio communi cation between the plane and its ground stations was maintained un til four or five minutes before the estimated time of the crash The last report was an all well sent from 3000 feet at The bodies were scattered for more than 300 yards through the swamp which was difficult of ac cess Torn to Pieces The plane was literally torn to pieces its luxurious cabin ripped apart the wings sheared off as it smashed madly through the trees Many of the bodies that lay in the swamp were mangled beyond recog nition The plane left Newark N J yes terday afternoon bound for Los Angeles Gerald V Marshall 40 veteran pilot with the company since 1928 and with 9400 flying hours under his helmet was in charge of the ship The copilot was Glenn Free land former manager of a Joplin Mo airport Miss Pcrla Gaspjirini 23 of Fort Worth stewardess completed the crew of The South erner List of Passengers The passenger list given out by the company at Fort Worth Col lows Charles Altacliul 340 North Cen tral Glendalc Calif J C Cabn 827 South Pimpau Blvd Lps Angeles Mrs S Horowitz Mrs B Hor owitz and Seba Horowitz all of Walcott road Boston Mass W R Dyess 101 Ridgeway Lit tle Rock Ark R H McNair 314 South Balman street Little Rock Ark Mrs J S Greraillion Knoxville Tcnn F C Hart 630 Fifth avenue New York an oil man W S Hardwicke Bcardslown Illinois A D Chernus Bcardstown Ill inois N Porter Third and Lehi streets Philadelphia Henry W Flato Jr Laredo Tex Sam Schwartz Apollo hotel At lantic City N 1 Former Hobo King Says Stacyville Jail Good STACYVILLE Jan breath Harry exking of the hoboes arrived here late Monday afternoon via the local freight looking for a convention city One hundred dol lars will be needed to sponsor the meeting he said He spent the night in the city jail after having been presented with the keys to the city by Mayor B T Hartncll He com mented on the fine condition of the local hoosegow Bond Issue Is Sold for Burt School BURT Jan bond issue for the addition to the Burt school was sold Monday to the Polk Peterson corporation of DCS Moincs The interest rate is to be 3 per cent with a S253 premium INJUNCTION IS DENIED CRAVEN Judge Upholds Validity of Law Regulating Dental Advertising DES MOINES Jan 15 trict Judge Russell Jordan denied J C Craven DCS Moincs dentist a permanent injunction against en forcement of the state law regulat ing dental advertising in a ruling which in effect upheld constitution ality of the law which became ef fective May 12 1935 The law limits dental advertising under regulations set by the state health department Mother Beats Three Children to Death Slashes Own Throat WESTCHESTER Pa Jan 15 U deranged mother boat her Ihreo children to death here early today and then tried to commit suicide by slashing her throat She is Mrs Jo seph Obcrlc wife of the Chester county Faim Extension association head The children were Mary 17 Louise 9 and Joseph 7 The children had been beaten with a club while they slept Mrs OberlB was on the bedroom floor nearly un conscious Neighbors discovered the tragedy and notified police Former Resident Dies FAULKNER Jan was received of the death of Mrs Julia French a former Faulkner resident at Benton Ark Mrs French was formerly Julia Boutin of Hampton Grand Opening Tonight Wei Jan 15 lf Second Street S City FOKMKKLV THE KOIUA CAFE DINE AND DANCE ly Remodeled and Redecorated New DANCE Floor and Much Larger Orchestra Music BEEK OV TAP AND IN BOTTLES Italian and French Dishes NO COVER CHARGE JL 1621 Tills picture shows how the Jawestown Colonists exchanged tobacco for brides They paid 120 pounds of the best leaf for transportation of each future wife who came to the New World from England And here is a picture of the modern auction warehouse of today where the same type of leaf tobacco is sold on the open market to the highest bidder ihere is no substitute for mild ripe tobacco to make a good there never will be and that is the kind we buy for Chesterfield Cigarettes In the tobacco buying season Liggett Myers Tobacco Co buyers will be found at 75 mar kets where the Bright type of tobacco is sold and 46 markets where Burley and other types of tobacco are sold All these tobacco men are trained in the tobacco business and are schooled in the Liggett Myers tradition that only mild ripe tobacco is good enough for Chesterfield Cigarettes LIGGETT MYERS Co for mildness lor better taste 1956 MYERS Co ;