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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED ONK THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO lowans in Washington Utterback Talks on Need of Farm to Market Roads in Iowa By MUNKO KKZER ASHINGTON June 11 When Hubert Utterback stout Iowa congress man serving his first term in the house talks about farmto market and he talks a lot about produces pictor ial evidence of their need Utterback has a pack of pic tures taken in Iowa this spring showing automo biles stuck in mud hub deep mail being trans ferred from cars to men on horse back farmers plowing through the mire in the old lumber wagon be cause his auto couldnt negotiate the mud Iowa congressmen enthuse gen erally over the proposal to get farmers out of the mud and Ut tcrbacks committee of farm bloc members has been assigned the task of working out f definite program to obtain increased federal alloca tions of highway building in Iowa Protests to Cutoff Uttcrbacks pictures illustrate one part of his He talks about Iowa road problems to illustrate importance of building secondary roads and not using secondary road money on pri mary routes For instance the representative said there is the Lincoln highway running through Marshalltown and across the state Then there is a paved highway running north out of Moines to meet the paved Lin coln highway upon which one can journey to Marshalltown Yet in Iowa they built a new cutoff paved road from Des Moines to Marshalltown They had to con demn new exten sive build bridges and do other work which cost thousands of dollars Is Super Highway Now what we want to avoid is having them build roads like that out of secondary road funds That may be a secondary road as far as use of funds is concerned but its a super highway in fact Utterback said he did not wish tn say the road had been built with secondary funds because he did not know that it had but he cited it as an example of what he wished to avoid in the new program Has Another Example Another example came from the main eastwest route passing through Cedar Rapids Not so far Turn to PoKe 3 Column 4 INSULL ON TRIAL Erstwhile Power Magnate Is Accused of Violating Bankruptcy Act CHICAGO June 11 Insull Sr 75 erstwhile power mag nate whose Midaslike touch built a f2000000000 public utility empire today was called to trial on a charge of violating the federal bankruptcy act Acquitted previously on a federal charge of using the mails to defraud and on a state charge of embezzle ment Insull faced the final charge against him since his extradition from Turkey more than a year ago Instead of 16 codefendants as in the first trial Insull had but two his son Samuel Insull Jr and Har old L Stuart president of the in vestment firm of Halsey Stuart and company and former Insull director Federal Judge John C Knox of New York is presiding Assistant Attorneys General For est A Harness predicted the trial would be the shortest of the three involving Insull REPUBLICANS ADOPT PRINCIPLES Stewart Named to State Liquor Commission TO FINISH TERM OF COOPER WHO POST FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday warmer Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair in south probably showers in north portion Tuesday night and Wednesday cooler in north portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY Weather figures lor 24 hour per iod ending at S a m Tuesday Maximum Monday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Tuesday Calhoun County Farmer Is Member of Iowa Legislature DES MOINES June 11 Clyde L Herring named Representa tive Andrew Stewart D of Cal houn to the Iowa Liquor Control commission today Stewart fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Chairman Harold M Cooper The governors appointment be comes effective at once and will run for the remainder of Coopers term ending in 1939 Governor Herring said in announc inghis selection that Stewart ful filled Ihe qualifications which the chief executive set up after Coop ers resignation Voted for Repeal The Calhoun county representa tive voted for repeal helped to write the Iowa liquor control act and was the author of a temperance amend ment which was rejected by the last general assembly Stewart was chairman of the house sifting and agriculture com mitees and held membership on various other committees including liquor control suppression of crime and intemperance and public health in the fortysixth general assembly Always Dirt Farmer He has always been a dirt farmer and has always lived on a farm Governor Herring said He will represenl the rural population 01 Iowa and has assured me that he will follow through in his efforts to promote temperance and observance of our state liquor law The liquor commission appoint ment is the first public appointive office the new commisioner has ever held Governor Herring said Stewart will confer with Commis sioners Dick R Lane and Bernard E Manley in the near future to set tle the question of the commission chairmanship the governor said Members of the commission elect their own chairman with Manley now the acting chairman Manley and Lane were enthusias tic over the governors appointment and declared Stewarts election was very pleasing to us Selection Is Indorsed Mr Stewart is well qualified for a position on the commission from his general training and experience He is dependable honest and reli able and will undoubtedly deliver the goods the commissioners said Stewarts appointment was dis cussed with the two present mem bers of the commission before the governor announced the appoint ment and the chief executives nom ination received the approval of both Manley and Lane The governors appointment be cause it is made between sessions of the legislature will be an interim appointment and under the liquor control law must be confirmed by the stale senate in the fortyseventh general assembly At Governors Office The new commissioner later called at the governors office and received formal notice of his appointment He accepted promptly I believe thoroughly in the liquor setup in Iowa Its the best in the nation and will prove itself such if given the opportunily Stewart said Stewart said he is a confirmed dry and declared he had several ideas about a program of temper ance education which he thought the commission might put into action No Public Statement Its a little too early to outline Amendment to Utilities Bill Beaten WASHINGTON June 11 By a margin of one vote the senate today rejected an amendment by Senator Dieterich D 111 to trans form the WheelerRayburn bill to abolish utility holding companies into a simple regulatory measure The vote against the amendment was 45 to 44 The amendment would have wiped out disputed section eleven which nrovided the principal machinery for bringing about dissolution of unessential utility holding com panies Regulatory Authority In place of this machinery the Dietlerich amendments would have given the securities and exchange commision regulatory authority to eliminate unnecessary complexi ties in the utility structure On the other side of the capitol the house defeated an antismug gling bill Striving to force higher silver prices the senate silver bloc selec ted a committee of five headed by Senator McCarran D to ask Secretary Morgenthau for a full explanation of his silver purchase program Approve Resolution At the same time the senate bank ing committee approved a joint res olution extending for an additional three years from June 16 the time in which officers of federal reserve member banks must pay off per sonal loans from their own institu tions Such of fleers will face Jail sentences nextweefc if the exten sion is not approved by congress Prompt enactment of the Wag ner labor disputes bill on the ground that present conditions tend toward a situation which will become a menace to industrial peace that cannot be exaggerated was urged by the house labor committee Shriners on Parade Downtown gayly clad Shriners held the first of the three parades arranged for their convention this week By a vote of 5 to the commun ications commission yesterday ord ered ten officers and directors of the American Telephone and Tele graph company the International Telephone and Telegraph company the Western Union Telegraph com pany the Radio Corporation of America communications and sub sidiary organizations to divest themselves by August 9 of official connections with more than one of these companies PASS WISCONSIN CHAIN TAX BILL New Measure Designed to Replace One Declared Unconstitutional MADISON Wis June 11 A bill imposing graduated taxes on chain stores and a fixed tax on each single retail store of any kind was passed unanimously today by the Wisconsin assembly Although the governors public works bill contains a chain store tax which he recommends lo replace the present tax law recently invali dated by a supreme court decision Administration Floor Leader Paul Alfonsi joined in support of the bill passed today The bill imposes upon chain stores a tax on gross incomes equal to 52 per SI000 on a firm having Iwo retail outlcls The tax rate is increased 10 cents an outlet upon firms having from two to 100 out lets raises il five cents on those having 100 to 500 outlets with a my plans and I shall of course want further boost of one cent on those to discuss them with the other mem with more than 500 outlets bcrs of the commission before mak if the gross incomes section is ing any public statement he de found unconstitutional the bill pro clared that each retail store pay a S2 Stewart is living on a farm near Valley Junction Iowa where he has spent the winters during sessions of the legislature while his farm in Calhoun county is being operated by his son The new commissioner asked the governor when he was supposed to go to work Roosevelts at Texas Conclave You can go right over from here if you want too Governor Herring said We want you to get on the job right away license fee with the fee for firms having more than one store scaled upward to a maximum of a store for more than 20 The chain store tax law recently knocked out by the supreme court placed a direct tax on gross incomes without relation to the number of stores This iatter feature is regard ed as essential to obtain approval for the law Though Elliott Roosevelt ami his brother Tames sons or President Roosevelt appealed action Hint would give this president broader powers a convention of young democrats of Texas after stormy debates went on record opposing my changes in the constitution The Roosevelt sons are pictured at Ainarillo during the convention lejt to right Elliott Kay Kirchdorfer treasurer of the Young Democrats of America Oov James 15 Allred of Texas secretary or the young democrats and James Roosevelt BANDITS MOT BE NORTH IOWANS Officers Believe Same Gang May Have Robbed Three Banks in Area ROCKFOPD June continued today to investigate the robbery of the First State bank of Rockford concluding from descrip tion of the three bandits who oper ated here yesterday they were the same who participated in the rob bery of banks at Elma and Buffalo Center recently That this robbery oang might be composed of men re siding in this area was also advanc ed Investigalions were being made concerningtwo Charles City men and it was also learned that three Rudd men were under suspicion in the robbery probe Officers did not reveal that any arrests had been made however but continued to check all of the few clews available in the case Sheriff Bernard F Atherton of Charles City and Marshal Dan Shannon of Rockford were working on the case State Agent J J Burns who arrived last night also is in vestigating the robbery It was indicated by Sheriff Ath erton that no immediate break was anticipated in the case although of ficers were hopeful that the ends in the investigation might be tied to gether soon TliC license number re ported to have been carried on the car used by the bandits was found to be that of a car seen in Rockford but which had no connection with the robbery At Garner Sheriff E P Hanson said that a 1934 coach stolen in Minneapolis last January and set fire nearly destroyed Saturday nigh three miles southeast of Klemme might have been used previously by the bandits who robbed the bank at Rockford The license plates were missing on this car Two bullet holes in it were also noted Fogs Delay Wiley Post Flight LOS ANGELES Dense fogs proved June 11 a conlributing factor early today in another delay of Wiley post to take off on a stratosphere flight to New York City RUSSIA SLAIN ON BORDER Moscow Tokio Trade Notes Charging Each Other With Invasion ColvrlKlit lv Tlte In TOKIO June 11 slaying of a soviet sentry on the disputed ManchoukuanSiberian frontier was disclosed today as the cause of dip lomatic controversy between Russia and Japan Moscow and Tokio exchanging notes over the incident each charg ed the armed forces of the other with invasion of its territory The skirmish occurred June 3 southwest of Mishan The soviet charged two red army cavalrymen patrolling the frontier were fired on by Japanese troops One of the sen tries fell according to the Russian Versitn and the other ran for help Find Only Bloodstains Moscow asserted that when rein forcements reached the spot des cribed as 1700 meters on the soviet side of the border they found only bloodstains and empty cartridges The Japanese made the first dip lomatic move protesting to the so viet consul at Harbin against what they termed a soviet invasion of Manchoukuan territory NonJapanese quarters in Tokio now regard Hopei province of China as having been definitely added to Japans sphere of influence Army Takes Action It was understood from these sources that the action was taken by Ihe Japanese army with the lukewarm support of the Japanese government at Tokio Leaders of the Chinese national ist government refrained from com ment on the North China situation and Gen Chiang KaiShek Chinas military leader stayed in far west China conducting an anticommun ist campaign With one striking ex ception Chinese newspapers said little or nothing on the subject There were indications that Hopei province while retaininga nominal ly Chinese government would serve as a buffer area between Manchu kuo and China Resigns for Shame LONDON June 11 iT patches from Peiping to the Ex change Telegraph British news agency said today General Hi Ying Ching had resigned as Chinese min ister of war because of shame over the way China has been humili ated by Japan yp NEAR SALT LAKE Weyerhaeuser Case May Have Been Two Man One Woman Job WASHINGTON June 11 Flccovery of an additional of the ransom paid for return of the kidnaped George Weyerhaeu ser was announced today by the justice department There were simultaneous indica tions the department believes the abduction was a two man job aided by a woman J Edgar Hoover chief of the bur eau of investigation said the money found buried near Salt Lake City brought the total recovered to Sllli 000 He did not account for this amount however Kesnlt of Confession The 590700 was located as a re sult of the confession of Harmon K Waley under arrest at Salt Lake lily since Saturday Hoover said In addition he said that between S10000 and S16000 was left behind a car by William Mahan sought in the kidnaping when he fled of ficers at Butle Montana Waley burned of the ran som money because things became too hot he added and Mr and Mrs is under arrest al 300 Hoover said Mahan probably has the balance either on his person or buried He had accounted for 5111000 ot the money That would leave an ad ditional Collect All Jiuisom These two men he added col lected all the ransom paid to re lease little George Weyerhaeuser son of a wealthy Tacoma Wash lumber family Hoover said the 9 year old kid nap victim positively had identified the hideout where he was held cap tive at Spokane Wash He added that complaints had been filed at Tacoma against the Waleys and the fugitive Mahan charging violation of the federal ex tortion stalute He indicated the state of Washington whose laws provide a possible death penalty would prosecute the kidnapers upon their return there Asked if additional complaints had been filed at Tacoma against olher persons Hoover said I dont know about that Still in Custody He said that decision on the pro secution rested with Ihe United States district attorney at Tacoma He reported the Waleys were still in custody of our men at Salt Lake City Location of the resulted from constant grilling of Waley at Salt Lake City the director said The money was buried about two feet under the ground in a black oi cloth and wrapped in a gunny sack The possibility that the fugitive Mahan had short changed his part ner in crime Waley was advanced by Hoover He said that apparently Waley received only of the ransom Four lowans State Views on Problems By W EARL HALL Stuff Representative SPRINGFIELD June Iowa viewpoints on the agricul tural problems were before the res olutions committee oC the republi can grass roots conference as it moulded the policies adopted here this afternoon in the huge pavilion on the Illinois state fairgrounds The Hawkcye state was given a half hour of the committees time yesterday afternoon Dan Turner Corning W 0 Payne DCS Moines George Cosson Des Moines and Don Berry Jndianola divided the time Stale Their Views Mr Turners proposal bottoms a low interest rate Mr Cossons on a granary system and Mr Berrys on a price pegged on agricultural products a year in advance Only Mr Payne knows exactly what he wants Charles Rhinehart of Dallas Cen ter was chairman of Iowas five members on this resolutions body nade up of SO delegates from the 10 plains states represented here Hr Berry of Indiaoola Herman of Mason City Henry Peterson of Council Bluffs and El nier Johnson were his associates Pressy Frank of Waterloo was hairman and Miss Martha McClure of Mount Pleasant was vice chair man of the Iowa delegption at th conference lowans here number ap proximately 1000 MacNider Bouses Crowd Col Hanford MacNider drew t its feet the enormous audience hen this forenoon with his ringing dc nunciation of our present govern mental masters We fought one war to keep America American he concluded The fight is on again All lets figiil Colonel MacNider was a featurec speaker at a republican service league banquet at the Lcland hotel last night AVOR JUSTICE FOR VETERANS STATES RIGHTS Government Offers Evidence in Trial of Laska Mathers OKLAHOMA CITY June 11 T government brought out its evidence today in the trial of Ben B Laska Denver attorney and James C Mathers Oklahoma City lawyer both charged with conspiracy in the S200000 kidnaping of Charles F Urschel The two arc accused of accepting as fees part of the ransom money The opening session xvasdevoted to identification of letters and tel egrams upon which the government I bases part of ils cases Grass DAILY IOWAN Favors LONDON iood Will Visit June 11 Republicans Get S230 DFS MOINES June 11 Contributors added Ti to the With Ihe therMomctcr clinging to j Prince of Wales today publicly in1 Iowa republican treasury between the upper seventies the farmers i dorsed a suggestion that a British j April 23 and May 20 Pressey Frank ought to be feeling better about Legion deputation should pay a good j state parly chairman informed Mrs their corn crop will visit to Germany Alex Miller secretary of state The future of America and Iowa has been one of the major topics of discussion for stu dents politicians and businessmen since the stock market took its fatal dive back in 29 Our future has been paKed black by some o rosy hue by others and a brilliant red by still others But whatever the color Iowas countryside in the full bloom of spring to even the should present a happy picture most gloomy traveler Perhaps for the person who feels in need of confidence a trip across the state would be on ideal vacation He could drive across thousands of acres of the finest farm land in the world where despite drought and chinch bugs the bread and butter of the nation arc still produced 8 SUMMONED TO PATHOLSCHOOL Tentative Appointees to Get Training for Policing State Highways DES MOINES June 11 Alex Miller secretary of state to day notified 88 applicants for posi tions on the new state highway pa troy they have been temporarily ap proved The tentative appointees were summoned to the patrol training camp at Camp Dodge for a 30 day period starting next Saturday Fifty state highway patrolmen are to be picked after the 30 day training period Mrs Miller said A few additional temporary appoint ments will be made and will bring the list of approved applicants to approximately 100 Instructors to Report The first detail of instructors is to report at the camp tomorrow un der supervision of Patrol Chief John R Mattery The applicants will be mustered in Saturday and Sunday The regular training course is to start Monday Mrs Miller approved the appli cations of the following men Rex Aldrich Burlington Clnude B Benedict Pomcroy Benjamin B Benlzingcr Donnelson Neal Brown Leon Lyman G Case Grinncll M D Calhoun Sloan Jesse H Camp bell Garden Grove Robert Cavi ness Seymour William Wallace Carter Sergeant Bluff Harry A Cloud Red Oak Charles CCole Moulton Connelly of Mason City Charles GCole Boonc Ccdrick N Connelly Mason City Chester 3 Cornelius Cedar Rapids Warren E Crane Waterloo Donald Danfonl Oakland Thil Davis Des Moines Lyle W Dawson Fort Dodge Clarence B Day Glenwood Rene A X Descamps Knoxvillc O K Dixon Albia Leslie F Ducomroun j Olcghorn Edgar C Kabpr Valley j Junction Harold F Fisher Clar ion I Mark W Flanagan Marcus DonI aid M Frceland Des Moines George D Gee Shenindonh Jesse Goclsch Decorah Harry G Hallen Boone G A Iloisnt Montcrnma Cyrus P Hennman Spirit Lake David Hcrrick Dakota City Claude P Hfff Wall Lake Richard Hohl Camonchr Lee W Holt Otlosen Roots Meeting Indorses Pensions for Aged I5y ROBERT P HOWARD SPRINGFIELD 111 June 11 declaration of principles set ing out the views they hope will support in the 1936 presiden tial campaign was adopted with cheers and applause today by mid vestern republican workers closing heir grass roots confcernce of 0 prairie states Muslice for veterans although vilh no specific mention of paying he bonus was one of the planks to the delegates by Rcsolu ions Chairman Ed A Hayes of Decatur 111 Oppose Fascism The gathering declared for pres ervation of the constitutional form of government and state rights free enterprise against fascism and collectivism a system of collec tive bargaining for labor with child labor banned and women workers protected and a wage scale equal to the American living standard Old age pensions were indorsed A policy of economy and thrift with allowance for relief was ad vocated along with a demand for a balanced budget by the honest method of bringing government ex penses within the nations income Ask Sound Currency The second section of the resolu tions report was drafted as a dec laration of principles It included a declaration for sound currency based on gold and definitely stabilized by congress The agricultural plank which caused a long argument within the resolutions committee said in part We indorse the statement of Governor Lowden in this confer ence that so long as we have a pro tective tariff for the benefit of in iustry we should give to agricul ture corresponding benefits for that portion of the products of the soil ivhich goes into domestic consump tion AAA Xot Mentioned No mention was made of the AAA which was both criticized and defended by some of the delegates attending the ten state meetings of midwcstern republicans Members of the resolutions com mittee had decided as a comprom ise of conflicting views to quote and indorse the brief statement re garding agriculture in the major ad dress by former governor Frank O Lowden of Illinois as the conven tion opened yesterday The resolutions included a re publican creed which opened with an indorsement of the constitution and the constitutional separation of the powers of government Attacked on 18 Counts At no place in the second section or the report was any direct refer ence made to the Roosevelt admin istration which was attacked on 18 counts in preliminary resolutions 4 Telling Time by the Stars Every night the United States naval observatory in Washington fixes Ihe exact time from the stars Three times a day standard time signals are flashed to all corners of the country How may one tell time by astronomical obscivalion This and 50 other intriguing ques tions in popular astronomy are in sweied in the GlobeGazette new service booklet on the earth sun moon stars and planets Neptune is 2629000000 miles from the earth so far from the center of the solar system that sunlight there is only one ninehundredth part of sunlight on the earth This new service booklet will en able you to survey the whole field in a few evenings Illustraled with fine astronomical photographs In close 10 cents to cover cost hand ling and postage Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazcllo Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for booklet on Astronomy Name Street City Slats Mail to D C ;