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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME COMP IARLON C It I HIS MEM A Aftt DECT OP IQiliA I NE8 t THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SEHV1CI MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 25 1935 Copeland to Present Bill Food and Drug Act to Cause Plenty of Furore By HERBERT PLUMMKR ASHINGTON Jan 2D Work relief so cial security and the bonus will hold the spot light in Wash ington for weeks to come yet but another major piece of legisla tion is slated for an import ant place of its own later on The senates only M Copeland of New the sec ond day of the present session of congress intro duced a bill des lined to provoke perhaps as lively a battle on capital hill as any which will be seen It is the proposed new food and drugs law Such a storm of objection was raised in the last congress to a sim cj ilar bill sponsored by Senator Cope jiif land that it finally was permitted to die The doctor is back however Ijj with a new bill which he believes J stands a better chance Does Not Protect The Copeland bill was drawn with ji an eye to meeting the objections of If the department of agriculture to the II original pure food and drugs act Jii passed in 1906 It has been the de li partments contention that this act jj does not protect the consumer I i against misbranded or even adulter jjjated foods and drugs because it jjidoes not cover the drastic changes Sii these industries have undergone Tilsince 1906 Senator Copelands bill would re li quire labels which tell definitely aiwhats inside IS One of the principal features is ijthat two committees would be set on public health the other jjin food prescribe and regulations committees would include the industries as THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 90 47 THOUGHT DEAD IN SHIPWRECK Hauptmann Shouts I Every Charge GIVESllBI FOR l five members designated the president with a view to their distinguished scientific standing and Interest in public health and with out regard to their political affilia Would Ban CureAlls Various other features include jthe indiscriminate marketing of drugs which should not be adminis tered except under careful super vision definite bans on advertising of specific curealls one of the main objections to Copelands pre vious bill as well as the removal of various restrictions upon the sale of fresh fruits and vegetables in pack ages Stiff er penalties for violatluns even to the point of operation of fac tones under federal permit where public health cannot otherwise be also is provided Inasmuch as the Copeland bill vast changes since enact liiment of the original pure food and jEjiirugs act a stiff fight is in pros Sjpect ft It promises to rank in importance With the major questions to come congress this session RELE PROGRAM GOES TO SENATE FOR HARD FIGHT World Court Issue anc Treasurys Problems Occupy Capitol WASHINGTON Jan 25 The aged world court issue ana treasury financing problems occu pied the capitol today as the admin istrations relief pro gram started what may prove tortuous journey through the senate after passage by the house late Thursday Both senate and house committees were occupied again with Mr Roosevelts social secur ity program The house ways and means group received these startling figures on the child problem from Edwin E Witte director of the presidents committee on economic security 7 400000 children under 15 who were on relief last year were probably the worst victims the depres sion states cared for 109000 fath erless families with 280000 children under 10 and the federal govern ment for 380000 fatherless families with 719000 children under 10 Opposed to Contributions Secretary Perkins flatly opposed employe contributions to unemploy ment insurance before the senate finance committee She estimated the total jobless today at about 9 000000 and again opposed the Townsend plan lor 200 a month federal Licensing of Utility Holdings Is Trade Groups Plan WASHINGTON Jan 25 Federal licensing of public utility ioldingg was suggested by the fed trade commission today It KJaid the stage is now set so that combination of the present hold jng company systems would pro Huce one nation wide monopoly In 1929 the commission report pjd 16 holding company groups had ownership interest in about 92 ier cent of the nations electrical pensions to those over 60 even if it were limited to those in need As world court adherence occu pied the senate floor the house con sidered Secretary Morgenthaus re quest for new legislation designed to boost the treasurys present bor rowing power by A mile down frosty Pennsylvania avenue President Roosevelt made public a letter to the governors of the 48 states urging uniform traf fic legislation intended to reduce casualties on the highways Passed 329 to 78 The democratic leadership after driving the S4S80000000 lump sum bill for works and relief through the house in a surge of power that flattened last stand op position 329 to 78 prepared for a more prolonged debate in the senate Plainly happy over the house ac tion in voting the money withou strings administration leaders looked for the senate struggle to open next week They expressed confidence that branch would ap prove the bill too despite signs that some republicans and demo crats would make strenuous at tempts to delete certain of the pow ers the bill gives to the president After sharp lighting marked by cries of Hitler will be green with envy from the group of republi can opponents the measure wa jammed through last night The final vote found 27 republicans vot ing for the administration measure while 10 democrats including half the Georgia delegation were in the opposition camp The bill gained the support of the entire progressive and farmer labordelegations Defense Denies Bruno Hauptmann Built Kidnap Ladder Frederick A Pope one of Bruno Richard Hauptnianns attorneys is shown inspecting a picture of HnuptmaniTs attic introduced at Ills missing floorboards which the prosecution contends were used to construct the Lindbergh kidnap ladder The defense contends the ladder was amateurish work whereas Hauptmann was an expert carpenter Associated Press Iowa House Refuses to Vote to Hire Extra Help 1 FORECAST I IOWA Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday much j colder beginning late Friday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy much colder moderate cold wave in east portion Friday night Saturday fair colder in south and extreme east por tions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock iday morning ijJMaximum Thursday in Night ijjAt 8 A M Friday jlAnother cold wave has come and jjne Its departure is reflected in above figures Friday morning w the highest temperature rec led in Mason City since the after m of Jan 18 8 Above 6 Above 14 Above REPORT PEOPLES TO HEAD RELIEF Ickes PWA Chief Hitting Back at Enemies Who Seek His Ouster WASHINGTON Jan 25 5 The star of a 59 year old admiral was rising in the public works firmament today whle the present PWA chief Harold L Ickes was hitting back at opponents who are intent on seeing that his star shall set Rear Admiral Christian J Peoples was said in an authoritative source to have been selected for an impor tant post in the new agency to handle the work re lief drive He was said to be slated to direct the projects would suggest undertakings to President Roosevelt There would be two other divisions but neither Ickes nor Relief Administrator Hopkins is mentioned at present in connection with the new setup Peoples native of Iowa is on leave from the navy to head the procurement division of the treas ury He already has surveyed 000000000 of possible projects for President Roosevelt I STUDY PLAN FOR APPROPRIATIONS Ability of taxpayers Actual Government Needs Will Guide Assembly DES MOINES Jan 25 omprehensive study will be made as a basis for a general policy on Biennial appropriation recommen ations to the general assembly i vas decided today Both the ability of taxpayers t iay and the actual needs of th overnment subdivisions seeking ppropriations will be studied in be survey to be conducted by oint subcommittee of the senab nd house appropriations commit ees Seek General Policy The plan to make the inquiry aiii to seek a general policy originated in the senate appropriations com mittee which approved the policj and appointed three members to a subcommittee with the suggestion that the house appropriations com mittee do likewise Senator Roy Stevens D of Ottumwa chairman of the approp riations group in the upper branch said it is hoped that by determin ing actual needs and the ability of taxpayers to meet them the com mittee can arrive at a policv for the interests of all our people It should give us a clear picture as to conditions for the best manner of handling the taxpayers money he said Members of the commit tee are serious in their desire to arrive at results best for the wel ware of all Harrington Chairman Senator Vincent Harrington fD of Sioux City was named chairman of the subcommittee with Senators Homer Hush R of Essex and Morris Moore D of Walnut as the members The house commit tee is expected to name its mem bers later The subcommittee will be direct ed to confer with the governor state comptroller state board of assesment and review bureau of municipal research taxation jroups and other interested bodies and report their information and conclusions to the committees proner 3000 Glassworkers Ready to Strike May Tie Up Auto Industry CLEVELAND Jan 25 strike of 8000 glassworkers which a union leader said may tie up pro duction in the nations automobile ndustry will be effective at mid night tonight Roosevelt Ball Given Up EMMTSBURG Jan ng a meeting of business and pro essional men here Thursday plans o hold a presidents ball here Jan 0 were abandoned because of con licting events scheduled for that ate Joseph Hand Palo Alto ounty attorney and head of the oung Democrats here stated House Gets NRA Bill and Senate Basic Sciences Act DES MOINES Jan 25 question of the whereabouts o members ofthe legislative janitors force bobbed up today in thtr house to create a brief patronage flurrj which ended when the house refus ed to concur in a senate resolution for hiring extra help The squabble was started when Representative Lemar P Foster D of Cedar chairman of the house patronage committee called up for consideration the resolution already approved by the senate to employ seven persons on the extra help list Representative Foster asked and received unanimous consent from the lower branch to consider the resolution and then announced that the extra help list had been drawn up to promote harmonious rela tions between the two branches On Extra Help List Representative A H Avery El of Clay drew the name of A C Gustafson into the debate declar ing that Gustafson was one of the best parliamentarians ever in the employ of the senate Gustafsons name was on the extra help list as a special senate clerk During the brief morning session before the lower house adjourned until 1 p m Monday six measures were introduced including a uropos al for cities and towns to establish codes of fair competition for ser vice trades and industries The house also approved the ie port of the joint committee on sal aries of legislative employes which declined to accept the proposal to reinstate the 10 per cent wage cut imposed during the last session NRA Bill Proposed The NRA measure sponsored by Representatives Milton Peaco dem ocrat of Clinton James H Theisen democrat of Clinton and Paul Cun ningham republican of Polk de clares that the necessity of codes of air competition among service trades and industry exists as a re sult of ruinous price cutting wire spread unemployment and econom ic distress The proposal would authorize cit ies and towns to enact codes for Businesses which are conducted without the direct sales of mer chandise upon the application of 70 per cent of the proprietors of such stablishrnents The measure was declared by its sponsors to be of an emergency na ure and provides that violation of n established code would be upon subject to a fine of S100 or 30 days in jail Basic Sciences Bill Eight motor vehicle department bills including a highway patrol measure were sent to committee in i he house A basic sciences bill was filed by ight senators and would require ap licants for licenses to practice SOLDIERS LOOT II S PROPERTY Chinese Troops in Pursuit oi Communists Get Out of Hand Cofiyriclit 1935 by The Associated Tress SHANGHAI Jan25 looting and destruction of property of the American Evangelical church at Tungjen Kweichow province by Chinese national government and provincial troops was reported here today News of the looting suppressed by national government censors was received here through Chinese and foreign sources The troops pursuing communist bands in western China were said to have got out of hand and forced entry into the churchs mission properties Witnesses related that the soldiers broke into and occupied the mission hospital at Tungjen the residences of physicians and nurses and a boys school which was looted and de stroyed Hospital supplies and personal property left behind by mission aries who have long since sought refuge in less dangerous communi ties also were said to have been damaged The headquarters of the Tungjen mission is in Cleveland Ohio New Bomb Raids Reported PEIPING Jan 25 Japanese air bombing raids into hahar province bringing death to 14 Chinese were reported today by Chinese sources indicating appar ently a renewal of the Japanese attack Japanese casualties in the clashes ALL IMPORTANT DATES OF CRIME Claims He Was Never in Hcyewell Says Fisch Gave Him Money By WILLIAM A KINNEY Copjrlclit IMS by Th AMoclJilcd Iress PLEMINGTON N J Jan 25 A ru n o Richard Hauptmann shouted out I did not today to ev ery detail of the charge that he kid naped murdered and collected ran som for Baby Charles A Lind bergh Jr He gave an alibi for every im portant date connected with the crime and said that 525145 of his alleged swollen assets after payment of the Lindbergh ransom came from the dead Isador Fisch There will be no court tomorrow it is understood Expects Saturday Recess As the afternoon session contin ued with Hauptmann on the stand DETAILED TESTIMONY IN HAUPTMANNS TRIAL WILL BE FOUND ON PAGE 2 of the last four days along the haharJehol frontier were placed n reports received here at 162 killed and nearly 200 wounded Japanese military authorities in eiping however insisted their osses were only two dead and six njured The extent of Chinese casualties was estimated at no less than 50 Simultaneously with the blood hed negotiations proceeded be ween Chinese and Japanese repre entatives for a diplomatic settle ment of the boundary controversy medicine and surgery osteopathy Turn o Pfljje 6 Column S Intoxication Results in 10 Day Jail Term Tony McGec of Dougherty was sentenced Thursday in mayors court in Rockwell to serve 10 days in jail for intoxication HOLD RESIGNED CLARINDA MAYOR Thompson Is Charged With Molesting Young Girls in Theater CLARINDA Jan 25 J Thompson insurance man who Tuesday resigned as mayor of Clar inda two months before his second term would have ended was arrest ed today on a complaint filed by the parents of two young Clarinda girls Thompson is charged with alleg edly molesting the girls in a the ater He vigorously charge denied the under direct examination a member of the prosecution staff said looks now like we wont have to work to morrow Testifying in his own trial for hi life Hauptmann categorically de Died each and every detail of the crime He denied that he built the kidnap ladder that he stole the Lindbergh baby that he wrote any of the ransom notes or that he col lected any ransom Were you ever In Hopewell in your life Edward J Reilly de fense chief attorney asked Not on Grounds I was not he said in his heavy guttural way He was deadly serious On the night of March 1 1932 were you on the grounds of Colonel Lindberghs estate at Hopewell N J I was not On the night of March 1 1932 did you enter the nursery of Col onel Lindbergh I did not And take from the lharles Lindbergh Jr I did not The answers snapped Did Not Leave Note On the night of March 1 1932 did you leave on the window ssat of Colonel Lindberghs nursery a note Well I wasnt there at all You never saw baby Lindbergh n your life did you Never saw it Reilly called his attention to the original ransom note left in the nursery and asked him You never saw it except in the nursery Much Colder Weather Due on WeekEnd Iowa Temperatures to Tumble Again After Brief Respite Iowa temperatures were milder Friday but the respite was only temporary with much colder wea ther due to arrive duringthe night After a minimum of 6 above in Mason City Thursday night North Towa was warned to prepare for temperatures of 5 to 10 below Fri dav night In most sections of the state the minimum temperatures were re corded early Thursday night Ris ing thermometers were general with traces of precipitation that showed a heaviest measurement of 01 inches at Des Moines Death List Mounts The cold wave appeared to be breaking for the time being over most of the nation but the death ist mounted steadily as the storm pent its fury along the Atlantic seaboard and southern flood wat ers swirled destructively At least 25 of the dead were re ported to have perished in the southern flood sector which em braced parts of Mississippi Tennes see and Arkansas Fifteen of the fatalities occurred in Mississippi four in Tennessee and one in Ar kansas Red Cross officials feared an even larger loss of life would be disclosed later Estimates placed the homeless at approximately 18 000 persons Bast Is Snowbound Bitter cola still prevailed in th snowbound east and New Englam but the weather man saw indica tons of some moderation It had warmed up in the middlewest al though there were predictions thai the temperatures were ready to sag again Saturday Of more than 170 deaths attribu ted directly or indirectly to the storms fury a dozen were reported in the nations metropolis where 00000 men were put to work to dij the city out of a snowfall of 175 inches Three others died in upstate New York where bitter cold pre vailed Three others perished off the Delaware capes in a gale that ore the barge Pattie Morrissette Tom her tug SCHOOL CLASS Thornton Board to Wreck 2 Chimneys Left Standing After Fire courtroom 7 TVTrt Did you write it I did not Not In Nursery Did you leave it in the Lind bergh nursery I did not Hauptmanns statement on the stand yesterday that he was home all night on April 2 1932 the night the ransom was paid came just be fore adjournment for the day Previously two defense wit nesses their testimony interrupting Hauptmanns own story failed to support his chief alibi Relates His Background The German carpenter accused of kidnaping and murdering Baby Charles A Lindbergh Jr took the stand long enough to relate part of his background then stepped down temporarily to give his place to his wifes former employers Christian Frederickson owner of a bakery where Mrs Hauptmann worked and his wife Katie both surprised the defense by their fail ure to support Hauptmanns story that he was in their bakery to call for his wife on the night of March 1 1932 when the Lindbergh baby was stolen at Hopewell N J Usually Called for Wife Frederickson said he knew only hat Hauptmann usually called for lis wife when she finished work at he bakery but said he could not swear nor remember that he saw him on the night of March 1 1932 Mrs Frederickson said she was off on that night and not in the Thompson today waa held m cis bakery tody of officers while arrangements Hauptmann went back on the were being made for bond J stand after this interlude THORNTON Jan rneet ng of the school board was held I Thursday and it was decided to look for buildings immediately in which to continue school following the de struction by fire of the regular school structure The two chimneys left standing from the school building which burned will be pulled down or wrecked so no one will be hurt should they fall Simon Anderson is on guard until that is done Hope to Get Coal Afterward the board hopes to salvage part of the carload of coal put into the basement Wednesday Chris Nelson living south of town has brought bis own children to school this winter They have no telephone so were quite surprised when they drove in for school Thurs day morning and found only two chimneys standing where the build ing had been the night before Lost Boxing Gloves Carl Hanson came to his shoe shop Thursday morning and re marked that there was a lot jf burned paper on the streets He was told the schoolhouse had burned during the night Wayne Christensen 10 is mourn ing the loss of his new boxing gloves he had left at school Wed nesday evening Irving Jacobson was a fortunate senior who had taken his books home Wednesday night to study for ex ams the next day The other five Jacobson children lost their books in the fire Bar Urges Retention of Syndicalism Law DES MOINES Jan 25 CD Miles editor of the Lowa Lcgion aire said he has letters from five members of the Iowa Bar associa tion committee signifying their in tention to support efforts for re tention of the law against criminal syndicalism 116 RESCUED AS VESSELS CRASH OFF EAST COAST Bodies of 15 Recovered Report Steering Gear Went Haywire By DALE HARRISON Copyright by Tile Associated Press NEW YORK Jan 25 bodies were recovered late today 14 of them from the sea giving grim emphasis to the fear that loss of life in last nights sinking of the Ward liner Mohawk off the Jersey coast might reach as many as 47 There were 163 of them the Ha vanabound Mohawk when she col lided under clear skies and in a fair ly smooth sea at oclock last night with the freighter Talisman At 3 p m today these persons were accounted for in this manner Bodies recovered 15 Missing 32 Rescued 116 Captain Edmung Wang of the Talisman in a statement late today placed the blame for the collision on the Mohawk He charged that the liner suddenly veered across his bow The Mohawk was observed a mile or two distant on the Talis mans starboard He was overtaking the Talisman on t h e Talismans starboard side the Cap tain said Ran Across Bow The Mohawk was going much faster than the Talisman and drew abreast of her and then ahead As the Mohawk was drawing abend she suddenly sheared sharply to port and ran directly across the Talismans bow nearly at right angles The cause of the collision how ever remains to be officially deter mined by a federal inquiry which vvfll begin taking testimony here to morrow The automatic steering gear went haywire one seaman of the Mohawk related Men were sent below to connect the hand steering gear Before this could be done the collision occurred Carries 94 Survivors One rescue ship the Clyde Mai lory liner Algonquin sister ship of the Mohawk Ieached New York this morning with 94 survivors one of whom died before the vessel docked Nearly half of the surviv ors were suffering from injuries and from exposure Robert Tex Barnett of Houston Tex an able seaman on the Mo hawk said I was on the bridge and knew hat the tclemotor xvent haywire so walked to see which way she vould turn The ship swung hard to port Men were sent to the engine room o connect the hand steering wheel lut the collision occurred before his could be done Among the missing was Captain J E Wood a veteran of the sea 3 Women Hysterical The first persons to walk from the Algonquin were three women They were hysterical and the crowds on the pier added to their excitement It was terrible said one wrapped in blankets but this is worse Of those rescued 22 were aboard the Champlain a coast Turn Hi raff 6 minmn T Our Favorite Poems The favorite poems of the Amer ican people were determined by a 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