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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 30 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 98 Democrats Fear Nye Afraid of What He Will Dig Up in Arms Probe HERRING APPEALS TO ROOSEVELT By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 30 CPA Chairman Ger ald P Nyes sen ate committee on investigation o f the war muni tions industry is a c o n s id erable e m b a rrassment to the Roosevelt administration It is beginning to be recognized by demo cratic politicians that they made a se rious mistake in permitting a re publican Nye of North Dakota to be placed at the head of this in quisitorial body By good rights partisanly speaking the chairman ship should hove gone to a demo crat Initially however Nye sug gested the quiz The democrats failed to realize how effectively it might be developed and allowed him to be put in charge of it Says German Military Independence Restored NEW TAXES AND INFLATION MAIN CAPITOL TOPICS Patman Promises Battle for New Currency to Pay Bonus WASHINGTON Jan 30 flation or question high iii many legislators asked today in connection with the AAA substitute and an appropria tion to pay the soldiers bonus answered Attorney Gen They confess today that this was eral curamings insofar as the new a misjudgment The North Dakotan farm is concerned A program has made a firstclass piece of spec tacularity out of the inquiry and owing nothing to the majority he is unmanageable Dispute on Neutrality to provjde funds will be sent to con sross wilnn a week j Xew urged Represen 1 tntive Patman DTexas in the Of President Roosevelts re The administration would not ob qucst for to pay the ject to neutrality legislation within bonus He promised a battle to Youth and Age Battle Zero Cold jec what it considers moderation But it holds that Nye is immod erate Its notion is that the white house should be j provide the cash by issuing currency aainst gold now idle in the trcas ury instead of borrowing Monetarv Problem The senate agriculture committee the subsidyson conserva Winters icy blasts have no respect for age As if in keeping with surh an axiom a candid cameraman in New York found a youth with blankets wrapped tightly around his body and age with a heavy coat thrown over his the elements Hartzell Declines to Go on Stand in Drake Trial Nyes argument is that Wilsonian neutrality didnt work very well He insists that congress ought to do the defining in advance with no option left to the president but to stick to congressional orders At Ones Own Risk The present neutrality law which expires March 1 isnt very binding It requires a ban upon American shipments of actual implements of war to foreign belligerents But cot tcn copper steel oil and various other commodities are as essential to military operations as guns and prefabricated ammunition a statement that the agricultural j O J Dllt problem is very largely a monetary Lel VnaaniS VUl VI Original 41 Left as one Democratic leaders discounted the significance of this emphasizing that the statement was not a part of the measure itself Of the presidential request for bonus funds Speaker Byrns said at his press conference May Need Taxes If they need the money congress will have to appropriate it If they need taxes congress will have to levy He decided not to read the appropriation re Defense Rests CHICAGO Jan de fense rested today after Oscar Hart zell principal promoter of the Drake declined to take the stand in the federal trial of the managers and collectors charged with defrauding midwesterners of in the Drake Twentyone defendants remained of the 41 who went to trial before quest 10 the house because he conj Judge Philip L Sullivan early in No Nye seeks an airtight embargo j sidered it nothing more than the vember Judge Sullivan entered di and is trying to have the neutrality usual 1 reeled verdicts of acquittal for 20 law amended accordingly j Wouldnt you personally rather j The case is being heard by a jury The Dakotan is willing that other I not see a tax bill this session he Tne indictments charged use of j the mails to defraud Hartzel con wouldnt the j victed in a similar case in Sioux j City in 1933 and his brother Can it that back nonmilitary stuff and passengers i was asked should go to belligerent countries at 1 Who is i the shippers and the passengers j speaker shot own risk but he asks that their acj Would you say that politics has j field are principal defendants ceptance of their own risks be something to do with congressional I strongly emphasized than hitherto reluctance on taxes REOPENS PROBE OFLINDYCASE Governor Reiterates Belief Kidnaping Was Not One Man Job TRENTON N Jan 30 Gov Harold G Hoffman virtually reopened the investigation of the kidnaping and slayingof Charles A Lindbergh today The action was taken two weeks from the day he granted Bruno Richard Haupt mann convicted murderer of the child a 30 day reprieve from exe cution in the electric chair Would Bar Loans Also he demands that American loans and credits be cut off from belligerents One might think that overseas war loans and credits would be barred automatically in any future Exncnses expenses If I said you believe chuckled Has Tax Plan In a letter to Col H Norman I Schwarzkopf superintendent of the New Jersey state body More than of men which played an important HITLER SPEAKS ON THREE YEARS OFNAZICONTROL Nation Celebrates onj Anniversary of Rise to Power By WADE WERNER Associated Press Foreign Staff I BERLIN Jan 30 fuehrer Hitler declared to the Ger man people today Whoever op poses us now does it not because we are nazis but because we re stored Military independence to His statement marked the na tional celebration I of the third anni versary of Adolf Hitlers instaJla ion as chancellor 3f Germany Twenty six thousand of his nazi storm troop veterans assem bled from all 3 v e r Germany stood before him I as he spoke from the steps of the Did museum on the edge of the great LustgaTten Hundreds of thousands of other brownshirts stood at attention around radio loud speakers through out the reich to hear their leaders j words i Have Had Confidence Others are surprised at the mir acle of Jan 30 said Hitler Not we For more than a decade we had looked forward to it con fidently xxx All that I am I am through you all that you are you are through me Never has there been a closer bond between a leader and follow ers than between you and The reichsfuehrers speech was preceded by a brief address by Paul of coruse would me the speaker j nated money to the Hartzells and their associates the government charged for legal expenses inci Byrns said Secretary Morgenthau told him only last night he would not go to the capitol to discuss taxes unless invited but that he ready and had some plans Chairman Doughton of the ways and means committee has given war bv the fact that a dozen bil lions them are in default from the last conflict Is it imaginable that Americans will advance still more money to a group of creditors i him no indication Morgenthau whose obligations already have been might be asked to appear so enormously dishonored Terming the bonus request no But Nye is taking no chances even worse than the three or four billions with foolishness the president is going to come after Moreover he is bringing out the i later in the Representative idea that a democratic administraj Tabcr ranking republican on the ap tion President Wilsons was propriations committee told report ers also dragged into the last war as a result of its acquiescence in loans and credits to the European belliger ents Democrats Democracy might have known when it permitted Senator Gerald P Nye to gain control of the munitions investigation that it was risking grave trouble Superficially the North Dakota senator is a mildmannered investi gator As a matter of fact he is a wily enough senator to be making a rep utation as a a re publican chairman of a democratic j BOONE Jan 30 din committee at a critical time in a ing car employes were burned one democratic administration dental to the procuring of the estate of the Elizabethan gentleman pirate Sir Francis Drake Otto Yant of Manson Iowa one of the last to take the witness stand before defense attorneys announced they had completed their case in dicated in his testimony the confi dence of the Drake donators in their to 1 gamble When Oscar Hartzell was indicted in Iowa he testified contributors from many states poured additional money into the syndicate headquar role in the crime and the of the apprehension of governor reiter ON THE INSIDE GOV ALFRED M LANDON Kansans Hail Landon for U S Presidency ON PAGE 2 Make 507 Game Law Arrests in 2 Months ON STATE PAGE Committee Approves Munitions Probe Funds ON PAGE 1 Truckers Attend First Traffic School Session ON PAGE 11 Lindberghs Left U S to Avoid Camera Men EYE OBSERVING PAGE 4 Piled Up on North Iowas Roads Highways were drifting badly in this area Thursday afternoon as a northwest wind fanned the snow into the cuts recently made by snowplows adding to the problem of both state highway commission and county in keeping the roads open At 2 oclock Thursday afternoon primary roads were reported open for traffic At least we have received no word that any of the roads were I said Raymcnd Zack dis trict engineer of the hgihway com mission The highway commission officers ventured no prediction however on how long roads would remain pass able if drifting continued Plows were being kept in readiness and in operation where needed Plows Have Trouble County plows were encountering difficulty with the constantly drift ing snow which was filling up the narrow cuts and making most of the roads impassable School at Thornton was dismissed at oclock Thursday morning when drifting of roads became se vere and it was feared that other wise the children could not be taken to their farm homes When bus drivers of the consolidated system made their rounds Thursday to pick up the children they encountered considerable difficulty but were anxious to prevent any greater num ber of absences in the schools Thornton schools had been closed since Tuesday and already a week had been missed Several rural schools in the Thornton vicinity were closed Thursday on the way to Meservey but the operators said the snow was drifting back over the roads nearly as soon as they could clear it up Plymouth School Closed where many days been missed the ters for a defense fund for the man We can never balance the budget j the government accused of cheat without raisinjr the monev for the bonus and that three or four MlL Came m the de 1 fense fund he said FOUR BURNED AS FREIGHT ENGINE HITS PASSENGER in possibly fatally when a North Western freight locomotive rammed a westbound passenger train near here today and toppled over several i cars which caught fire Arizona Auto Crash Names of tne who were removed to a Boone hospital were not learned immediately They in cluded two cooks and two porters m on the passenger train No 15 here as he sufj westbound Chicago to Denver fered when the auto in which he The most seriously injured third 1 je diner suffered burns body Passengers on No 15 were shaken when the freight plunged into their train Windows in the third coach first hit were shattered the diner was overturned and the freight stopped just after hitting the last car of No 15 a sleeper The Boone fire department was called to fight the blaze TUCSON Jan 30 Ben J Meylink of Hull Iowa is in a critical condition in a hospital was riding with Mr and Mrs Bert j Rikkers believed to be of Los An1 ab0ut the geles plunged into an irrigation ditch 20 miles west of here Meylink and the Rikkers suffered critical head and internal injuries Firemen Save Autos Horse Mule Rabbits WATERLOO Jan 30 men saved four automobiles one horse one mule and 150 rabbits from fire which destroyed the gar age of Ernest L Power at Iowa Delegates Robbed WASHINGTON Jan 30 In Safe Deposit Box To the best of my knowledge about went into a safe de posit Yant said The difference between the two figures was not ex plained Prosecutor Austin Hall brought put that after Oscar Hartzells entry into Leavenworth penitentiary he worked under orders sent from New Yok by his brother Canfield The Drake syndicate contended that the estate had not been given the rightful heirs but had been handed down for generations in a family not entitled to it Grown to billions over a period of centuries the story continued the estate has been tracel by Hartzell to a true descendant of the sea rover who had signed it over to Oscar Hartzell for a modest consid eration Talmadge Followers Seek Plan to Push Him for Nomination MACON Jan 30 Fol lowers of Gov Eugene Talmadge sought a plan today to further him as a democratic presidential pos sibility on the strength of the grass roots rally which invited him to be come a candidate We are trying to work out some armed bandit held up and robbed I practical plan to put Gene before John Conn and Thomas Sellers Iowa the American said Hugh a m today Loss was estimated at j delegates to the United Mine Work Howell chairman of the Georgia J t pr3 convention of state democratic committee ated his often expressed view that he does not believe the kidnaping j was the work of one person alone He called upon the head of the state police to continue a thorough and impartial search for every person connected with the kidnap murder of the Lindbergh baby The crime was a horrible one that shocked the read the governors letter and noperson connected in any way with it should receive sympathy or escape The governor said he didnt be lieve the crime was committeed by any one and said there was ample evidence direct from the record that the chief witnesses and those who were engaged in the prosecution share my Gets 4 Year Sentence WAHOO Jan 30 Pleading guilty to robbing a boxcar at Ashland Clyde Leftridge 30 of Council Bluffs Iowa was sentenced by District Judge H D Landis to four years in the state penitentiary The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday night and Friday except snow in ex treme west portion Friday after noon Colder In central and east portions Thursday night Rising temperatures in west Friday MINNESOTA Fair Thursday nlght and Friday colder in east Thursday night continued cold Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Zero Minimum in Night6 Below At 8 A M Thursday 3 Below Wednesday nights minimum was the highest recorded in a fortnight of what will go down in history as one of the most prolonged cold stretches ever known in Iowa Thursday forenoon a brisk wind had taken control of the situation and loose snow was being swirled about blizzardlike Joseph Goebbels minister of propa ganda who declared he was proud to say that Berlin now was a Ger man city after having eliminated Jews and Marxists Goebbels reviewed the events of three years ago when the late Pres ident Paul von Hindenburg entrust ed the chancellorship to the nazi leader Tribute to Troopers The propaganda minister paid tribute to the storm troops as the conscience of the national social so cialist He added The storm troop organization accompan ies its lender to its last breath in his difficult task with its love and boundless faith in Hitler spoke 25 minutes in all while his uniformed followers stood rigidly before him We seek peace because we love the reichsfuehrer declared But we insist on our honor because we do not live without it Whoever believes he can deal with us as slaves will find we are the most obstinate people imagin able We are no longer defenseless helots slaves but self confident world citizens xxx Unity Into Germany Never in the history of Germany has approximately as much been ac complished as in the three years of our Hitler claimed for the nazi move ment that it has brought unity into the Then Hitler told his men Our movement no longer depends upon one person I was merely one clar ion voice which called to millions You my storm troop comrades are the guarantors of the He said that sacrifices must be At Plymouth of school have SITUATION OVER EUROPE QUIETED Secret Political Talks Held by Eden With Visiting Dignitaries By CHARLES P NUTTER Copyright by Tho Associated Press LONDON Jan authorita tive source said today the secret political talks Anthony Eden for c Ci IL1GL1A T i Wi eign secretary has held with visit WQrk crews in the oper ing dignitaries during the last few frnm W0ri durin school had been closed because of coal shortage and several cases of illness Weather conditions over Marshall Hardin and Grundy counties were reported at noon to be the most trying of the winter With the mer cury at 1 below at noon a high northwest wind was causing roads to drift full again and motorists re ported that at times it was impos sible to see half a dozen feet ahead Consolidated schools at Liscomb Union Green Mountain Albion and Beaman were closed early in the day and parents drove to the schools in bobsleds for their children rath er than wait for school buses Miiny days have successfully quieted the political situation in western Europe These talks according to this au thority have strengthened a British belief that there is no likelihood of any thrust by Germany into the de militarized Rhineland Belief of Peace It was indicated that this belief of peace for the present at least is the result of conversations Eden had with PierreEtienne Flandin foreign minister of France and Konstantin von Neurath foreign minister of Germany No specific assurances were ex changed in these talks it was as serted but definite progress was made to allay the existing suspi cion The net results of the talks ap peared to be von Neuraths reaffir mation of German loyalty and sup port of the Locarno pact indicating that Reichsfuehrer Hitler is not pre pared to scrap it by a coup in the Rhineland Reassure von Xeurath For their part the British were understood to have reassured von Neurath they were not tampering with the Locarno pact through any exclusive bilateral pact with France The latter point was specified to assure Germany further that the re now was a would not be in vain 16 t wrfflPM cent mutual military aid understand guarantee such sacrifices between Great Britaii Emmetsburg Man Fractures Skull and Shoulder in Tumble EMMETSBURG Jan 30 Worry piles up for Bert Higgins 29 Emmetsburg clothing salesman It was cold in the house so he decided to fix the furnace Descending the basement steps he stumbled and fractured his skull and shoulder Physicians said his condition is critical ing reached between Great Britain and France was only concerned with Italy and did not involve any under standing affecting Germany or fu ture developments Seven to Seek Job of Clinton Postmaster WASHINGTON Jan 30 civil service commission announced that seven Clinton Iowa residents have to take post master examinations They are Har ry C Kreim Mrs Evangeline N Dreesen Otto H Henningsen Peter Hatzen Marvin J Jacobsen Joseph F CabiU L Northrop were discharged from work during the morning No End to Cold Meanwhile the end of the bitter below zero cold wave still was not in sight the weatherman reported as he forecast a temperature re treat to 20 below zero for Thursday night Temperatures Wednesday night kept on speaking terms with the plus side of the thermometer sink ing to a mere 10 below at Charles City to S below at Davenport Du buque an Keokuk 5 below at Des Moines ard 4 below at Sioux City and Council Bluffs Mason City had a 6 below mini mum after a high of zero on Wed nesday It was 5 below at noon and rose to 3 below at p m Skies Clear Skies were clear Thursday over the entire state the weatherman said but theres a new high pres sure area sliding in from northwest Canada to give the mercury an other sinking spell Snow Friday will bring a slow temperature rise in western Iowa the weatherman said The 20 below reading Thursday night was expected in the northeast section The northwest was ex pected to record 15 below and the south half of the state to get off with 10 below Taxicab Too Slow to Beat Stork at Boone BOONE Jan 30 taxicab driver drove as fast as he could over slippery streets and through below zero temperature here early today but it wasnt fast enough to beat the stork Before the cab arrived at the hos pital Mrs Ralph Clark gave birth to a baby girl Physicians said both Mrs Clark and her baby are doing SAYS DANGER OF COAL SHORTAGE IN IOWA ACUTE Reports Denied in Towns Claimed Faced With Lack of Fuel DES MOINES Jan 30 Clyde L Herring appealed to Presi dent Roosevelt today for aid in averting an acute coal shortage in Iowa The governor telephoned the president and asked him to inter cede with John L Lewis United Mine Workers of America president who Monday refused to allow Iowa union miners to extend their 35 hour work week in order to increase coal production Herring turned to Roosevelt after conferring with seven coal opera tors who told him that if Iowa miners would work Saturday mining coal for relief agencies the prospect of serious suffering from lack of fuel would be averted To Appeal Personally The governor said if President Roosevelt prevailed upon Lewis to relax the union miners contract he would appeal personally to Iowa miners asking them to work Sat urday Meanwhile reports from some of the cities allegedly suffering from or in danger of a coal shortage in dicated that the situation was mucli exaggerated Several including Wa terloo Fort Dodge and Council Bluffs reported there was no short age at present and not likely to be one Before agreeing to carry the Iowa emergency to Washington Governor Herring asked the operators why they were unwilling to put the miners union officials claim are un employed to work Virtually Impossible Sam Ballantyne Iowa coal opera tors association president told the governor this would be virtually im possible explaining each miner has his own territory in the shift to work and is paid on the basis of the amount of coal he digs If an extra shift is put on Satur day the coal the regular miners have shot but not removed Friday night will just be so much profit to the extra shift he said Other operators declared they be lieved the estimate of unem ployed is an exaggeration Has Some Foundation Governor Herring said Ballan tynes argument apparently had some foundation as he had received a telephone call from the operator of the Old King Cole mine at Cen terviUe Informing him that this mine put on a 25 man night shift Tuesday night and that the next day the 100 regularly employed miners refused to work until the night shift was discontinued The conference pointed comment brought forth concerning the Guffey Coal act which limits min ers to 35 hour work weeks Herring at first suggested asking Harry Hopkins federal relief ad ministrator to appeal to Lewis but C T Carney an operator said he believed an appeal through the pres ident would be more effective be cause Lewis is in great debt to the Is In Washington Of commented Herring Hopkins can tell Lewis about the Iowa emergency but you must re member Frank Wilson Iowa mine union president is in Washington D and he can tell Lewis about these unemployed The operators assured the gov ernor that if miners worked Satur day and got out enough coal to care for relief orders an acute shortage and its resulting suffering could be averted Herring assured the operators in turn that temporary extension of the work week only could be accom plished in the name of a relief The governor also wanted to know why you operators have made no preparation for an emergency by storing coal Output Cut Down The Guffey replied John Shuler Des Moines operator cut us down to 35 hours of mining a week and we cant turn out as mucfi coal as Other operators pointed out that Iowa coal does not store well that the Iowa market is off in summer and that this emergency could not be foreseen commented A E uoi lingsworth Des Moines operator we werent getting government loans to enable us to store coal He also explained that before the heavy snows many lowans were yetting nonunion mined coal by ruck from Missouri Now that it ;