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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PKE8S LEASED WIFJE EEHV1CE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 9 1934 Elt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 233 Executive Session Outsider Given Few Chances to Peer Behind Scenes MCRACKEN NEED NOT GO TO JAIL By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON July 9 is not often out siders are given the opportunity to peer behind the scenes while the major con gressional com mittees actually are about the task of whipping proposed legisla tion into shape In the prelim inary stages usually all who are interested are free to visit com mittee rooms and remain as long as they please When the time arrives however for drafting the bill to be submitted to the house or senate a cloak of secrecy immediately is thrown around proceedings The familiar gold lettered sign Executive Session is hung on the door of committee silent command that all but members must stay out The only sign of life is the clus ter of newspapermen outside the door waiting patiently until some committee member emerges and hoping some idea of what has been going on inside may be obtained from him Senators Observation The late Senator Lane of Oregon democratic member of that body during war times once made an ob servation on this practice which is still quoted on capitol hill Executive sessions executive sessions he moaned They are the rat holes down which the rights of the people disappear A new slant on this congressional practice came to light near the close of the last congress It was more or less by accident and probably not intended to go any further than the informal gathering where the inci dent ocigfiiwL It wasat a tacbeon givenby of Alabama chairman of the house committee on banking and currency in honor of Prall of New York third ranking democrat on the committee who was retiring from congress at the close of the session At the party were most of the democratic and republican members of the committee And Another One During the seventythird con gress this particular committee from the newspapermens point of j Plan New Protest on German Debt Stand FRENCH SEE NO ABATEMENT OF HITLER MENACE Official Circles Comment on Note of Peace in Hess Speech BASEL Switzerland July 9 I1 of tne bank for inter national settlements today in structed that a new protest be sent to Germany against the morator ium on Dawes and Young loans in terpreted as an attempt to protect the interests of American holders of the bonds They instructed Leon Frascr president of the bank to register the protest Fifty per cent of the Dawes loan and 30 per cent of the Young loan are held by Americans MENACE UNABATED tn 3 Colllir 1 Two Prisoners Who Escaped Saturday Back Behind Walls SPRINGFIELD Mo July 9 T Two long term prisoners who escaped from the federal medical center here Saturday nigbt by scal ing the brick enclosure are tack behind the walls today The two James Clampitt 34 and Samuel Edward Le May 39 serving sentences for postoffice robbery were recaptured last night PARIS July 9 menace presented by Germany was consid ered in French official quarters to day as unabated by the note of peace struck in the speech of Ru dolf Hess aide to Chancellor Hitler Called a superfluous warning against invasion it was regarded here as an attempt by Hitler to discourage French efforts to line up Great Britain and the rest of Europe in defensive rapproche ments The Frenchveterans did not need any reminder of the figbting qualities of Germans said an offi cial indicating at the same time that the speech was intended prin cipally for German ears The French who reiterated their own desire for peace as a pacifist people regarded the speech as changing nothing since it winds up with the same old demand for arms to which France cannot con sent Friendlier Foreign Policy BERLIN July plans to push vigorously a friendlier for 1 eign policy it appeared today fear ing other countries will build poli tical fences completely shutting her out SEEK PEACE IN SAN FRANCISCO STRIKE While national guardsmen patrolled San Franciscos atcrfront quelling rioters in Ihr rolvs maritmt strike President Roosevelts mediation board above urged both sides in the dispute to siinnmtn nrimra tion Left to right Edward F McGrady assistant secretary of labor Archbishop fcdward J Manna cliiilr right man and O K Cushing attorney Associated Tress Photo Her hand was figurative ly stretched out in mingled friendship apprehension and defiance to France and the world A ringing pronouncement for FrancoGerman understanding and at the same time a warning that Germany will figbt as no people ever yet fought for liberty by Ru dolf Hess trusted lieutenant of Hit ler was considered something of an about face from a firm nazi policy Endangers Peace Addressing 12000 nazi chieftains at Koenigsberg yesterday Hess said after a fi defenceless country endangers at Mount Mo alter a ing station operator had recognized them from published descriptions Clampitt a native of Cedar Rapids Iowa is serving 25 years and Le May of Wrangell Alaska 10 peace and that Germany would bs satisfied with the minimum arms necessary to security Close observers interpreted the straight from the shoulder and un o faff 3 Column 4 General Strike Threats Test New Labor Act Teamsters of Oakland and San Francisco Vote for Walkout SAN FRANCISCO July 9 Walkout votes by teamsters of San Francisco and Oakland intensified general strike threats on the Pacif ic coast today as the national long shoremens board here brought the new federal labor disputes act to its first test The 3700 teamsters of the two San Francisco bay cities served no tice that unless definite progress is made toward settlement of the mar itime strike they will abandon their trucks Thursday morning General strike proposals gained impetus at San Francisco Oakland Portland and Seattle Proposal to Come Up The general strike proposal sup ported by 15 of San Franciscos 120 trade unions is expected to come before other unions in the next few days The butchers voted yesterday to leave the question with the cen tral labor councils strategy com mittee At Portland rpresentatives of 80 unions will meet to formulate plans for a general strike Gust Anderson secretary of the central labor council said The question will be discussed at Seattle by the northwest maritime strike commit tee In the face of the increasing ten President Roosevelt Has Opportunity for Relaxing Houston Heads Caribbean Sea for Colombia ABOARD THE U S S GIL MER ACCOMPANYING PRESI DENT ROOSEVELT July 9 til President Roosevelt had an oppor tunity for real vacation relaxation once more today after busy visits to Puerto Rico and the Virgin islands The cruiser Houston steamed across the Caribbean sea at a rap id clip toward Colombia due to ar rive at Cartagena tomorrow Mr Roosevelt took advantage of his leisure to review his inspection of the islands and the governments positions in them He received a first hand picture of social condi tions particularly in slums and cently longshoremens appointed by President Weri FORECAST IOWA Unsettled with thun derstorms in east portion Mon day afternoon or night Tuesday partly cloudy little change in temperature MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday ex cept possibly local thunder showers in extreme east portion Monday afternoon or Monday night not much change in tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 82 Minimum in Night At 8 A M Monday Rainfall of an Inch Figures for 24 hour period end ing at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night 56 Rain late Sunday afternoon de posited 15 of an inch of moisture in the GlobeGazettes rain gage on River Heights drive anci the even ing showers added another 17 of an inch bringing the 24 hour total to almost a third of an inch and the July total in Mason City to 171 inches The Sunday and Sunday night rains at the beet sugar plant north of the city totaled only 21 of an inch revealing how local the tiavs ehowers wer MRS ROOSEVELT OFF THE RECORD Asks to Be Treated Like Any Other Sightseer at Worlds Fair CHICAGO July 9 TVPrefacing her visit with a plea to be treated like any other sightseer Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt today began her first tour of inspection of Chi cagos 1934 worlds fair Im off the record this trip she told newspapermen in what she said would be tile only inter view she would grant until she meets her husband in Portland Ore upon his return from his vacation cruise The first lady began her day with a visit to a broadcasting studio to make arrangements for the spon sored talk which she will give to night Then reporters were called in As innumerable flash bulbs flared Mrs Roosevelt seated at a desk made a declaration of her independ ence and told the cameramen that from then on it would be a game of hide and seek This is not in any way an offi cial trip she said smilingly When I am with my husband I have certain duties and must go through with them but this time Im on a holiday Im strictly off ltbe record Im just n private in dividual seeing the fair Roosevelt invokes its full authority under the new law as it opens pub lic hearings on the dispute between the 27000 maritime workers and j their employers Headed by Archbishop The board headed by Archbishop Edward J Hanna will hear the workers side first with representa tives of longshoremen seamen and allied workers scheduled to appear They will support the demand which has blocked voluntary mediation ef forts of the board for complete control of Wring halls Members of the seven man com mittee of strategy named by the San Francisco central labor coun cil will attend the hearings While expressing hopes for a set tlement E D Vandeleur chairman of the strategy committee declar ed We are ready to unleash the full strength of organized labor in San Francisco rural life Work Is Progressing Apparently satisfied the presi dent expressed the view rehabilita tion work is progressing along the right lines The Houston left St Croix Vir gin islands at noon yesterday aft er Mr Roosevelt made a hurried inspection of federal projects there While a tropical sun poured down he joined a religious service conducted by the ships chaplain on deck late in the afternoon Will Go to Panama After meeting President Enrique Olaya Herrera at Cartagena to morrow the prrsident will proceed to Panama and the Canal Zone be ginning the Pacific crossing to Hawaii Thursday A warm welcome similar to the i one in Puerto Rico was given Mr Roosevelt in the Virgin islands In a brief address at Christian sted he told the citizens the peo ple of continental United States re member and realize that you are also a part of the American fam ily CHILDREN WILL BE NEXT TEST TUBES IN PARALYSIS FIGHT NEW YORK July 9 dren will be the next test tubes of the serum experiment against infantile paralysis Physicians after testing the serum on themselves to show no danger was involved announced plans today for administering it to a dozen boys and girls inmates of one of New Yorks REILLY ENTERS NOT GUILTY PLEA Bound Over to Fall Cour on Charges of Aiding John Diliinger ST PAUL July 9 Pat Reilly charged with con spiracy to harbor John Dillinge leaded not guilty when arraigned i federal district court today and wa bound over to the fall term of cour for trial Bail was set at S20000 Judge M M Joyce granted Rei eys attorney John De Courcy court order to insure consultation after the latter protestedhe had no oeen permitted to interview hi client at the Ramsey county jai Reilly was a former mascot for th St Paul baseball club Argue Over Bail An argument ensued between D Courcy and George A Heisey as sistant United States district attor ney over the amount of bail Judg Joyce ended the controversy whe he asked Reilly if he had known o the indictment The former masco answered in the affirmative and ad mitted he made no effort to giv himself up to authorities The com then set bail at 520000 as requeste by the government Evelyn Frechette sweetheart of Dillinger Dr Clayton May and Ber nice Clark alias Opal Long all have been sentenced to penal terms on their conviction of similar charges Mrs Augusta Salt a Minneapolis nurse was acquitted on the same charge Arrested I Weeks Ago Reilly was arrested almost two weeks ago while he slept in a Minne apolis apartment He is accused of j taking Dillinger and John Hamilton the killers chief lieutenant to a St Paul physician for treatment after the two gangsters were wounded in a bank robbery in Sioux Falls S NEED NOT SERVE EVERYTHING BUT WEATHER READY FORRECORDHOP See No Chance to Begin Stratosphere Flight for 24 Hours RAPID CITY S Dak July 9 T While directors of the Kepncr tevens stratosphere jaunt ar for christening of the big nctal gondola this afternoon as the ast formal step in preparations an unpromising weather map darkened mmcdiate prospects for a takeoff V E Jakl chief weather bureau ixpert at the Moonlight Valley light camp said at noon there were 10 indications of favorable condi tions for at least 24 hours Unde iirable low pressure areas were moving in from the northwest to re place the high pressure condition vhich permitted Saturdays success ful test hop in a miniature balloon All Equipment Ready With all equipment for the dar ing journey pronounced ready by Capt Albert W Stevens scientific observer and Major William Ivepner pilot the attention of flight officials was centered on the spe cial weather bureau established at the camp Weather maps are made up at 6 a m and 6 p m with sup plemental reports every four hours WILLIAM V MAC CRACKKN intervening Mrs Tom Berry wife of the South Dakota governor visited the takeoff bowl this morning prepara tory to christening the gondola at p m MST today Named The Explorer by the National Geographic society and army air corps sponsors of the ex pedition the airtight metal sphere will be christened by pouring over it liquid air such as the ballonists will take on the flight to create breathable atmosphere in the gon dola 3H Invited Guests Throe hundred invited guests as sembled for the ceremonies while other hundreds looked on from cliffs above Scientists arriving today included Dr Lyman J Briggs of Washing ton D C director of the U S bureau of standards and chairman of the committee of technicians co operating in the flight Maj Gen Frank R McCoy of commander of the armys seventh corps area arrived by plane this morning to visit the flight camp with Col W RPope com mander at Fort Meade Gov Tom Berry and other state officials likewise were expected here Champagne Not Mentioned No mention was made in the offi cial statement of the champagne which was brought from Denver Turn I Vugr 3 Column BRITISH STAND BY LOCARNO TREATY Promise France Armed Aio in Case of Invasion of Belgium LONDON July 9 Informec quarters indicated tonight that re inforcement of the Locarno pact bj a friendly understanding between Great Britain and France had been agreed upon during conferences to day between Louis Barthou French foreign minister and Sir John Si mon British foreign secretary While the actual results of the talks were bound up in official se crecy it was understood on good authority that France was warmly assured that Great Britain has every intention of fulfilling all her obli gations under the Locarno treaties Unofficial sources interpreted the reports of agreement to mean that technical collaboration of Great Britains armed forces had been as sured France in the event Belgium was invaded APPEALS COURT SAYS SENATORS HAD NO POWER Reverses Lower Court Decision in Airmail Contempt Case WASHINGTON July 9 District of Columbia court of ap peals today reversed a lower court ruling and held the senate did not mve the power to sentence William MacCracken to 10 days in jail contempt in connection with the airmail investigation MacCracken former assistant secretary of commerce for aero nautics and L H Brittin former vice president of the Northwest Airways Inc were found guilty by the senate Feb 14 and each sen tenced to 10 days Brittin served his term but counsel for MacCracken contested the legislative bodys de cision Had Upheld Right Justice Daniel W ODonoghue of the District of Columbia supreme court had later that the senate had the constitutional right to sentence MacCracken in connection with disappearance from his office here of airway contract papers that were under subpoena by the senate The majority in the three to two ruling by the higher court today declared Unless there is to be an inter mingling o fthe legislative and judi cial power to deal with contempt thereby rendering it possible in all Gilda Gray Famed as Shimmy Dancer May Be Baroness HOLLYWOOD July 9 da Gray famous some years ago as the shimmy artist may become a baroness and share in an estate val ued in the neighborhood of a million dollars The former actress said her third husband Hector Briceno DC Saa an attache in the Venezulean diplomat ic senice has been notified that his uncle Baron Fernando De Saa who died recently in Casa Blanca Moroc co has left an estate to him and his sister Olga Br Ceno DC Ortega They will share it equally The baron was guardian of his nephew and MissGray said she un derstood the title would be inherited by her husband Quiet Restored in Science Is Enlisted in Case of Siamese Twins N Y Officials Able to Decide on Dak Reilly also is under federal in dictraent on a similar charge in Wis consin being named as the advance man who made arrangements at Little Bohemia near Mercer for the Dillmgcr gang All except three women escaped from Little Bohemia Amsterdam After j j union ueuauae riOUrS Ot KlOtinS I served better for efl serum explained Dr 1 AMSTERDAM Holland July 9 was restored to the Wit ttnburg district of Amsterdam to day after hours of rioting by un employed in which several persons were injured if the courts will approve j after a gunfight with federal offi The serum is obtained from mon cers keys which have been inoculated with germs of the disease Children for the experiment will be selected from a charitable insti tution because they can be ob effects of the Maurice Bro die assistant professor of bacteri ology at New York university one of the scientists who submitted to FOND DU LAC Wis July 9 GUNMEN BATTLE WITH DEPUTIES the first inoculations Dr Josephine Neal another of the group emphasized the childrens The section is the poorest quarter lives would not be endangered of the city Disorders by the unem ployed and communists in the past few days in protest of a city dole cut have cost six lives Police were searching for a mys terious motorcyclist who was seen cruising orders to the rioters Dr Brodie said that if the ex Deputy sheriffs today engaged in a running gunfight with machine gunners in a fast gray car shortly after the officers discovered a bul let scarred sedan in a ditch at Eg cast of here occupants of would be vaccinated for further i the gray car had pulled a body from tests Only children under 6 years the ditched machine and driven perimenton the 12 children is sue gersvillc five miles ccssful a colony of 100 children Farmers reported Marriage Issue NEW YORK July 9 jus tifiable bewilderment New York of ficials are mopping their sage brows over the disturbing case of Mau rice Lambert and Violet Hilton the Siamese twin who want to get married Even science enlisted today to clarify the questions concerning the duality or individuality of Siamese twins was slightly nonplussed Now it is widely known that Vio let and Lambert were refused a marriage license on the ground that such a union would be immoral that counsel for Violet does not con sider this reasoning logical and is trying to force issuance of the li cense Said Dr H L Shapiro of the American museum of natural his tory In my opinion Siamese twins are two persons The strongest basis for this conclusion rests on the fact that they reason and think differi cntly j A geneticist who preferred to re main anonymous explained that if j one goes back into the embryology of conjoined twins one finds a single individual Siamese twins he point ed out result from the incomplete fission or division of one germ cell Still another scientist whose field is comparative anatomy thought that the possession of individual tastes and mental processes by united twins make them two perj sons Take Different Views For instance one takes a ceri cases as a matter of legislative power summarily to try the one ac cused without subjecting him to the statutory modes of trial provided for criminal offensesprotefited by the limitations and safeguards of the constitution then we must and do declare that the senate is with out jurisdiction to inflict punish ment on the petitioner Was Without Power Frank J Hogan McCrackens counsel contended in his petition to the court as he did on the senate floor in the celebrated February trial that the senate was without constitutional power to sentence a person for a past contempt He held McCracken had purged himself of the charges by seeing to it that the missing papers were re turned to the senate airmail inves tigating committee Even if the pa pers had not been returned he con tended the senate could not have inflicted punishment on his client On Feb 12 two days before the senate verdict MacCracken was found guilty of contempt of court by ODonoghue and fined 5100 for knowingly and wilfully practicing deception in obtaining a writ of habeas corpus Was Under Arrest llacCracken had insisted he was under arrest by Chesley W Jurney senate sergeantatarms on a sen ate contempt citation but Jurney Turn In Iacr 3 Column Bl Estates Must Pay Age Pension Levy i DBS MOINES July 9 A Rader assistant attorney gen eral held in a ruling that the estates of deceased persons whn died prior to July 1 and whose names appeared on the as sessors rolls as liable for the tax must pay the old age pension tax United States Map For reference purposes the New Map of the United States is far more convenient than a geography or an atlas It is more easily ban filed and the data in which you arc interested will be more readily found Every American should have a copy and it should be in every of fice and in every home library In close 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use coupon Perplexing Questions Presented I tain view on a subject the other Perplexing questions beset hire lings of the city clerks office when Lambert and Violet and of course Daisy her conjoined twin applied for the paper Were the sister who entertain theater audiences with synchroniz ed song and saxophone tooting really just one person How about bigamy Shapiro Gives Opinion Several scientistsgeneticists and of age will be vaccinated They are I away V with it The fugitive machine comparative anatomistswere nsk different one One likes spinach the other hates it This spinach ex ample is hard to get around The expert then thought a little further and recalled that often Si amcse twins have a common blood stream and body areas where feel ing is common to both So these phenomena he said sup est that conjoined twins are often but one person physically nnd men tally The crux of the question was Possession of what organ or physi iouYdistaneee two cnr in the ed today for their views on th mat eMrmentn process pv The Glnliclinzettfi Information bureau Frederic 1 HnsUin dlmlnr Washington O 1 inclose 1 rents in coin carefully fnr the now map of the United States Xame Street P attacks with the gravest effects i gun battle ;