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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1935, Mason City, Iowa E R i 3 MEM 6 ni 2 E P T OF I n A r MO M r i i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KJJ 3EKV1CJB MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 28 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 92 To Hear of Philippines Independence Issue Will Again Be in Limelight tc i By HERBERT PLUMMER pASHLNGTON Jan 28 question of inde pendence for the Philippines is due for a place in the national limelight soon The senatorial commission sent to the islands to study conditions returns in Febru ary The youth ful Senator Tyd ings of Maryland chairman of the senates territor ies and insular affairs committee and head of the commission is ex pected to he heard from President Roosevelt has asked Governor General Murphy of the Philippines to come to Washington and talk with him personally about the situation Murphy already is enroute And Manuel L Quezon soon to he president of the commonwealth government there under pro visions of the TydingsMcDuffie act granting independence to the islands is bringing another Fili pino mission to Washington in Feb ruary They hope to further Que zons jroposal for an economic partnership between the Philip pines and the United States during the 10 years of the commonwealth government and the independent state which will be established at the end of the decade NRA Bird Is Buck The blue eagle is back home again Clay Williams who succeeded General Hugh Johnson as No 1 man at NRA these days sits with his back to a five foot square silk portrait of the bird which the gen eral is now describing in a series of magazine articles entitled From Egg to j During the regime of Johnson at iNRA the blue eagle was in evi dence on all sides The general him i self probably doesnt know any many images of the bird were carted out of his office when he quit NRA The story of how the famed em hlem of NRA returned is that a bunch of silk workers got together conceived the idea that they should do something to show their appre ciation of the new deal and de signed the blue eagle in silk It went to the white house first Someone sent it to Williams who hung it up in his office Some Poetic Justice Attorney General Cummings stopped the show at the emo cratic convention in Chicago 1932 when as chairman of the platform committee he read the plank Pending repeal we favor immediate modification of the Vol stead act to legalize the manu facture and sale of beer The department of justice has moved to its ornate new quarters on the lower end of Pennsylvania avenue Theres a German restau rant across the street where the A G lunches And meinhost keeps prized old time steins filled with suds for the A G and his guests HAUPTMANN CRIES STOP THAT Louisiana Guardsmen Seize Sheriffs Office STORNMMER Pair Unhurt When Thrown Into Lake OMAHA Jan 28 Laus j trup and Jack Baird both of Coun cil Bluffs escaped unhurt after a propellor driven iceboat traveling 68 miles anhour catapulted them into the icy waters of Carter Lake after striking an opening in the ice TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Mon day night and Tuesday cold er in north portion Monday i night and in east and central portions Tuesday MINNESOTA Fair much colder in east portion Monday night Tuesday generally fair rising temperature in northwest i portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 1 hour periodending at 8 oclock onday morning Maximum Sunday IS Above Minimum in Night 14 Above At 8 A M Monday 21 Above Figures for 24 hour period ending S oclock Sunday morning Saturday 14 Above Minimum in Night 10 Below At 8 A M Sunday 5 Below The figures given above represent coming and the going of anothei wave After dipping to 10 be Saturday night the mercury nday night got no lower than 14 Under the influence of a uth wind and a bright sun there s considerable melting Monday WAR WITH LONG Only Two Civil Courts Left Functioning in Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE La Jan 28 JP forces mobilized bySen ator Huey P Long to defend his im perial political rule today tightened state capital martial law by strip ping the local sheriff of authority to act without the approval of the militia This action left the holding of court by two East Baton Rouge district a Long appoin tee and the other classed by the senator as his political as the only form of local civil au thority left free to function with out state supervision The Square Deal association was reported meanwhile to have moved its headquarters from Baton Rouge back into a nearby country parish with members holding secret par leys to determine their future course under the martial law of Senator Long and Governor O K Allen The martial law covers only East Baton Rouge parish No Police Conflict There was no conflict Of author ity between state forces and the Baton Rouge city police owing to alliance xf PoliceChief King with Senator Long Sheriff Robert L Pettit an anti Long leader was reduced in power to a state functionary when Na tional Guardsmen established pro vost marshal headquarters in his office and set up supervision of its conduct as well as the operation of the city jail National Guard contingents were augmented with reinforcements of men and fighting equipment over Sunday The storm center of the tense hostility between Huey P Longs armed forces and shotgun bearing citizens enraged at the senators dictatorship veered northward to day toward the fiery Feliciana par ishes where tight lipped antiLong countrymen closely guarded their plans Strict Martial Law While reinforced troops of na tional guardsmen maintained strict martial law in the city of Baton Rouge throwing a military ring of steel around the capitals state buildings rumblings of resentment reverberated in the parishes of West Feliciana and East Feliciana hot beds of antiLong sentiment Home guards were organized Fred C Wilcox West Felicias sheriff named by Senator Long in connection with what the dominat ing master of Louisianas govern ment said was a plot to murder him predicted immediate exten sion of martial law to his parish and said no one could tell what might happen In the two Fflicianas public of ficials ranged as antiLong leaders were difficult to locate and private citizens in the towns of St Francis ville and Clinton the parish seats respectively of West and East Feli ciana kept grim silence about the situation RECOVERS FROM BULLET Manners Attempted Escape Not His First Local Officers Learn Aa Ray Manners alias Tony Bar retti 19 year old transient who was shot by Deputy Sheriff John Deach Saturday in an attempted escape appeared to be recovering at the Park hospital Monday reports came in to local police headquarters from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation at Washington D C that Manners had escaped law en forcing officers once before at Los Angeles Cal The second attempt at escaping was not so successful for Manners for a 38 high speed steel bullet pen etrated his body below the left shoulder blade pierced the left lung and emerged from his chest between the third and fourth rib The wound was clean and the prisoners chances for recovery were considered fa tTiarn to Page 8 Column Yl Stalled Car 6n Road Caused This A Twin CitiesDes Moines freight truck ran into a ditch south of Mason City early Monday morning when a stalled car was left at the side of the road Packages of merchandise were strewn along the right ofway when the truck finally collided with a large tree Photo by Lock engraving by Kayenuy House Asked for Inquiry in Stamp Gifts Farley Charged With Making Presents to His Friends WASHINGTON Jan 28 An investigation of reports that Postmaster General Farley has given rare stamps worth a tre mendous sum to a number of his friends including President and Mrs Roosevelt was asked formally in the house today by Representa tive Millard R N Y Millard recounted that since the Roosevelt administration took of fice March 4 1933 17 special com memorative stamps have been is sued on the theory that the peo ple were getting tired of the old ones Given to Friends Before the stamps were perforat ed for tearing coated with glue or offered for public sale he said big sheets of them were given by the postmaster general to a favored few of his friends as well as to his children Betty Ann and James Jr Millard said he agreed with com plaints of stamp collectors that this was unfair discrimination but that hefelt a much more serious situ ation has arisen whereby an offi cial ofthe federal government can make unlimited presentations of gifts not purchasable in the open market but which have a value in that market of Value Is Tremendous From this it is quite obvious that the monetary value of Mr Farleys gifts is tremendous he added The republican representative asserted that the first full1 sheet of 200 Mothers day stamps was pre sented to Mrs Roosevelt and that other imperforates not put on the open market went to the president who is an ardent stamp collector to Louis M Howe of the presidents secretariat and to Farleys children Sales Schools for Contractors to Open WASHINGTON Jan 28 Semimonthly sales schools to teach merchandising methods to contrac tors and building material dealers part of a nationwide program to be Instituted by the federal housing ad ministration will open Feb 1 at Des Moines Sioux City and Sioux Falls S Dak Loses Job Bangs Himself COUNCIL BLUFFS Jan 28 as custodian of the First National bank building John H Williams 71 ended his life on the day the order became effective by hanging himself from a basement steampipe 47 KNOWN OEAD AFTERFLOODS Waters of Mississippi and Pacific Northwest Begin to Recede By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Angry flood waters receded in Mississippi and the Pacific north west Monday leaving 47 known dead But as the situation eased in the north Mississippi flood sector new teril appeared in the east and southern zones where overflow wa ters continued to spread through new farms and towns Immediate danger was past in the Pacific northwest marooned families in farm lowlands awaiting only a further recession of water to connect them again with civili zation Mississippi officials estimated at least 20 had died ijr the flood that affected 25000 persons but that they were greatly encouraged about the situation as a whole With British Columbia the hard est hit the Pacific northwest count ed 27 dead and estimated losses well over the million mark The hard rains and melting snow made a sinking city of Medford Ore undermining and washing away aged shaft timbers in gold mines dug beneath the towns thoro fares 40 years ago Bitter cold prevailed over the middle and north Atlantic states but a freak condition Sunday brought the same temperature to Jacksonville Fla and Calgary above The remainder of the country enjoyed normal winter weather A cold wave enveloped most of Europe and India with snows blus tering over north England Scotland pjid France Squalls and heavy seas menaced shipping off the west and east coasts of England Man Found Sane in District Court Sues Peteil for CHARLES CITY Jan 28 Louis Stevens found sane in dis trict court Saturday on appeal from an insanity commission deci sion today filed suit for against John Peters social relief worker who filed the complaint Rumored Betrothal of Ingrid Is Denied COPENHAGEN Jan 28 Secretariat of the Swedish cabinet today officially denied the rumored betrothal of Princess Ingrid of Sweden and Prince Frederick of Denmark Court circles also professed to know nothing of the reports pub lished in the newspaper Belingske Tidende Stalled Auto Sends Truck Off Highway Cans of Paint Boxes of Goods Strewn Roadside on A stalled car parked at the side of the road sent a heavily loaded freight truck on the Twin Cities to DCS Moines line into the ditch about oclock Monday morning at Twentyseventh street and South Federal avenue Although cans of paint and boxes of merchandise were strewn along the east side of the road near the Schermerhorn farm an electric transformer and pole were knocked down and considerable damage was done to the truck no one was seri ously injured C W McVay the driver was scuffed up somewhat when of the truck was de molished The stalled car was a model T Ford coupe owned by Don Walsh of Clear Lake The car had been parked at the side of the road Ac cording to McVay there were no lights on the car MflUE BILLS POUR INTO ASSEMBLY House Recesses Committee Busy Drafting Mortgage Moratorium Laws DES MOINES Jan 28 Iowa house of representatives re convened in a brief session this aft ernoon and recessed to allow the emergency legislation committee to prepare final drafts of the re written mortgage moratorium laws The house received six new bills and referred them to committees for action One by Representative W 7 Jo hannes D of of Osceola would prohibit employment of persons un der 18 years of age in beer taverns and state liquor stores A measure introduced by Repre sentative L DTeeter R of Ma rion would require that monies and credit taxes be paid before collec tion suits on claims and notes were started Homesteads Exempted Another measure by Representa tive A H Avery R of Clay votli exempt homesteads up to Si 000 in actual value Representative William Thies D of Pottawat tamie introduced a bill to prohibit the transfer of money from county secondary road construction and maintenance funds Two measures filed by J E Craven Dl of Jasper would amend the Iowa laws regarding the pay ment of costs in election contests The house was to reassemble at the call of the speaker as soon as lo Pajjc 3 Column LABOR DEMANDS LIBERALIZING OF SOCIAL AID ACTS Green Wants Minimum of a Month for Old Age Pensions WASHINGTON Jan 28 More liberal statutory guarantees against the hazards of life were demanded by organized labor today as the capital pressed a host of governmental chores amid weather unusually frigid for the Potomacs shores William Green president of the American Bederation of labor told the senate finance committee his organization wanted a minimum old age pension of a month and greater insurance protection for the unemployed than provided in Prseident Roosevelts social secur ity program Win First Skirmish Simultaneously administration forces won their first skirmish with the opposition on the 54880000000 work relief bill when the senate ap propriations committee voted to begin hearings tomorrow in closed session Hale of Maine republican was voted down on open sessions Rear Admiral C J Peoples treasury pro curement officer will be thefirst At the white house Joseph B Eastman railroad coordiriatbr conferred with Mr Roosevelt and it was made known that Eastmans recommendations for a unified fed eral transportation agency will go to congress tomorrow Might Be Detrimental Secretary Dern told the house military committee it might be detrimental to national defense for the government to take over manufacture of all munitions in peace time even though it probab ly would remove many objection able features that may have de veloped in connection with the mu nition industry His views were given in a pre pared statement indorsing efforts to take the profits out of war The house banking committee ap proved the administration measure to extend the life of the Reconstruc tion corporation two years with an amendment to liberalize RFC loans to industry Only Small Portion Also discussing social security Josephine Roche assistant secre tary of the treasury told the house ways and means committee the in the administration measure for public health was only a very small portion of the total needed for best results Estimating the minimum neces sary total expenditure of local and the federal governments at 000000 a year she pointed out that local governments supplied only last year The senate was engaged in debat ing American adherence to the world court The house considered the annual supply bill for the treas ury and postoffice departments Resolution Prepared Representative Millard RNY bad prepared a resolution seeking investigation of reports that Post master General Farley had given away to friends including President Roosevelt rare stamps worth large sums The congressional bonus split widened even further with Repre sentative Vinson DKy denying the American Legions bill was a bankers bonus bill and predicting it would become a law over veto Jeopardizes Chances Representative Patman DTex in a speech at Cleveland had insist ed the Legions bill introduced by Vinson had jeopardized chanceE for enactment of bonus legislation I see no such situation Vinson retorted today I am informed that in the sen ate there will be enough votes to pass my bill and a much bigger op portunity to override a veto Holding Firm Report Congress which is soon to receive President Roosevelts ideas on what to do about utility holding compan ies studied today a report suggest ing two choices The federal trade commission in a document containing many at tacks on the evils of this type of corporate structure recommended that it be rigidly regulated or sup pressed altogether The commission did not make a choice itself But it said significant ly that if the congress does not re Tnin hi Past Column Keeps Walking X EDWABD FOSIEB Only 49 Miles of 1440 Mile Sentence Done ANDERSON Ind Jan 28 Only 49 of the 1440 miles over which Edward Foster is to carry a 20 pound weight in order to escape a reformatory term for robbery had been covered by the 16 year old Alexandria Ind schoolboy today He was determined to continue the severe regimen Blistered heels did not prevent him from making the 12 miles jour ney from his home to the jail here Sunday after he attended two masses at an Alexandria Catholic church also a part of his unusual sentence Jail attaches reported he arrived carrying the usual four bricks in a bag although Chief of Police Dave Benedict at Alexandria had declined to send the youth out on the road because of the blisters SINOJAPANESE TREATY SOUGHT Reported Planning Peaceful CoOperation in Chinas Development GENEVA Jan Jap anese said today that Japan and China are about to seek a far reach ing agreement for peaceful cooper ation in the development of China The first object of this coopera tion they said would be a common drive against communism in China The second object would be the development of China economically thus enlarging the market for Jap anese goods through an increased Chinese purchasing power According to Japanese spokes men such development woulj bene fit western powers by increasing Chinas demand for western mer chandise as well as Japanese They also said that if Japan finds a big market in China she will be less in clined to develop her markets in Europe and America an inclina tion which has caused her to be criticised for dumping A Japanese Spokesman informed the Associated Press that Japan plans to maintain her control of the former German islands in the Pacific which were placed under her mandate by the league of na tions After Japans resignation from the league becomes effective it was said she will continue to recog nize the supervision of the League over her mandate of these islands and to submit regular reports to the league ANGER AROUSED AT BY PROSECUTOR Denies Making Sketches of Window Ladder in Own Notebook By WILLIAM A KINNEY Copyright 1935 by The Associated Tress FLEMINGTON N J Jan 2g Bruno Richard Hauptinanns smol dering resentment at merciless cross examination flared into open anger today as a prosecutor bad gered him into damaging admis sions Stop that Stop that he cried at Attorney General David T Wil entz Hauptmann was confronted by sketches of a window and a ladder in his own notebook He denied the drawings and then made admissions which virtually ab solved the dead Isador Fisch from one of the chief implications of his defense namely that he might have copied Hauptmann9 handwrit ing in the Lindbergh ransom notes Did Not Know Fisch Responding to a withering cross examination Hauptmann admitted he did not know Fisch before the time that Baby Charles A Lind bergh Jr was kidnaped and mur dered He denied writing the telephone number and address of Dr John Jafsie Condon Lindbergh ransom intermediary on a wood panel in his home and on this his testimony was in direct variance with answers he a alleged to have mage to Bronx authorities foliowong liia arrest 1 The accusea man also admitted that he withheld from his discovery that a box which he aid the dead Isador Fisch gave him contained 514600 in Lindbergh ransom gold certificates Letters Are Transposed The prosecutor Attorney General David T Wilentz alert to ensnare the German carpenter into damag ing admissions made him read from his notebook and into the record letter transpositions such as were found in the 14 Lindbergh ransom these hg for gh in right and ng for gn in signature And on a check it was shown he had written senvety for seventy Hauptmann gave his answers whether damaging or not in a low colorless tone He held his through shouted queries and through sarcastic implications He was still calm as luncheon recess interrupted the cross examination Had Seen Symbols He admitted that he had seen in Germany the three interlocking cir cles used as a symbol by the Krupp company gunmakers Three inter locking circles were used as sym bols in all the Lindbergh ransom notes which handwriting experts have said Hauptmann wrote He would not admit and the prosecutor could not make him ad Turn ti Paen 3 Ollinm fi ANSWER THESE 1 How many of these questions on etiquet can you answer Does a di vorcee continue to use her hus bands name Are invitations ever written on visiting cards What do the letters P P C they appear on a visiting card Where should a woman sit in a motor or carriage having a driver When do persons shake hands Should one always be announced when calling on a person living in an apartment house Is a party call still considered obligatory How are artichokes eaten Should a hostess wait an indefinite time for all the guests to arrive for dinner The above are only a few of the questions answered in the booklet Modern Manners available only through our Washington informa tion Bureau at a handling and post age charge of ten cents a copy Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C 1 enclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for a book let on Modern Manners Name Street City State Mail to Washington D CI ;