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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PEESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 14 1935 SKCT1ON ONK THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 209 All Capital Is Shocked Other Agencies Are Worried by Loss of NRA Jobs By CHARLES P STEWART Central Press Staff Writer AS HI N G T 0 N June N R A s disintc g r a t i o n not complete but down to skele ton 2000 to 2500 or its staff are out of jobs in Wash ington alone to say nothing of its suborganiza tions throughout the country True adminis tration spokes men are promis ing that as many as possible of rr them will be ab sorbed by other alphabetical outfits which congress is engaged in creat ing or expanding However not many of these new openings are yet available and few of NRAs derelicts are in a finan cial position to wait long for them Moreover most of the expected new jobs already are promised in advance by politicians to consti tuents who are not yet in the gov ernment service If NRAs discard gets them the waiting list will be disappointed The fact is that administration ists were taker entirely by surprise by the supreme courts NRA deci sion Hadnt Expected It They had assumed that the nine old men on capital hill as NRA ites bitterly refer to the justices would rule concerning NRA much as they ruled concerning gold de is to say that they would uphold it probably by a div ided bench and very sourly but that they would uphold it All plans were made on that sup position They were worse than upset the administration was caught between bases utterly Nor is even that the worst The supreme court having dem onstrated its nerve to rule against so formidable a body as NRA may fairly be regarded as capable of rul ing against anyone or anything Others in Danger AAA TVA SEC PWA and all the remainder deem themselves in danger Stillpending legislation all is clouded likewise If an NRA orphan is adopted into some neighboring alphabetical fam ily he has no certainty how long it will continue to shelter him The family that adopts him itself has the jitters Uncertainty of tenure is an en tirely new thing in administrative Washington A government job always has been considered the acme of secur ity The abolition of anything of the sort once established has classed as a near impossibility The Roosevelt administrations al phabetical setups were recognized from the first as nominally tempor ary in their nature but everybody believed they were permanent Something Unheard Of The unceremonious scrapping of the most important of them conse Turnlo Pncc2 rolumn 2 SHORTAGE IN RECORDERS OFFICE House Passes NRA Extension Bill 338 to 30 T RIDER ACCEPTED Senate Opens Debate on Administration Social Security Program WASHINGTON June 14 House democrats massed their huge majorities today to rush through a measvire extending NRA until April 1 while the senate start ed debate on the administrations social security program The house voted the measure 338 to 30 Scattering opposition mainly re publican to extending a greatly changed NRA for 9i months ap peared in the house but the out come was never seriously in doubt Generally the Borah amendment lightening enforcement of the anti trust laws had been accepted Tax Question Up Meanwhile the tax question bobbed up again with the house ways and means committee approv ing a two year extension of exist ing nuisance levies calculated to bring in in the next fiscal year These include taxes OH gasoline amusements automobiles stock transfers and the 3 cent post age rate Downtown the commerce depart ment released a report on the cause of the airplane crash which killed Senator Cutting of New Mexico and four others in Missouri last May Blame was placed on bad weather wrong forecasts by both government and company experts and faulty work by ground per sonnel Key men in the administrations work relief drive rushed prepara tions for a meeting Monday of state works progress administrators to discuss ways of putting large num bers of unemployed to work during July Approve Air Bases Representative Celler D N Y said he had received assurances from the treasury that it would be willing to have a one quart limit placed on the amount of non dutiable liquor a tourist might bring into the United States The senate military committee approved the house bill authorizing establishment by the war depart ment of frontier air defense bases throughout the country Secretary Dern today cleared Major General Benjamin D Foulois of charges made against him by the house military committee and refused to remove him as chief of the army air corps FIVE ST ANSGAR MEN INJURED WHEN SCAFFOLD BREAKS Cedar Rapids Man Dies in California BRAWLEY June 14 E Carroll identified here as a deputy sheriff from Cedar Rapids Iowa died of heart disease in an hotel here Carroll had requested an in terview with police chief Sterling Oswalt but the nature of his visit undisclosed FORECAST JOWA Generally fair in the northwest portion local thun dershowcrs in the east and south portions Friday after noon or night Somewhat cooler Jn the north portion Friday night Saturday generally fair MINNESOTA Generally fair Friday night and iturday ex cept possibly showers in north west portion Saturday cooler in southeast portion Friday night someivhat narmer in north portion Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 88 Minimum in Night fi At 8 n m Friday 71 Rainfall Ml With June one day short of Ih half way mark precipitation in Ma son City stood at 169 of an inch Friday morning The normal June moisture total here is inches JOHNSON SEES DOOM FOR AAA Warns Midwest Farmer Aid Agency Faces Same Fate as NRA SIOUX CITY June 14 Hugh S Johnson warned the agri cultural midwest today that the AAA faces the same fate as the NRA The babies that got the NRA have the AAA next on their list said the former NRA administrator as he scanned a preliminary draft of his speech to be delivered at a j civic celebration here tonight j Johnson declined to amplify his statement or define the babies but said he would fully explain his i ideas in his address He added he j would take a couple of cracks at j the republican grass roots confer ence held recently at Springfield 111 I Most Peculiar Will I talk about that conferj ence Johnson queried Youre darned right and furthermore Im going to discuss the application of the constitution to the NRA and AAA Its most peculiar that these an tagonists of the administration keep saying they are in favor of new deal principles They say they stand for the child I labor law equality of agriculture and industry and improved labor conditions Then they hail the su preme court decision on NRA that j says we cant have those very prin ciples they say they support j The recovery administration i Turn li rnf 2 minimi 2t ST ANSGAR June men were injured one seriously when the scaffold on which they were working broke yesterday and the men were plunged 16 feet to the ground The five were working on a new barn on the Chris Hartwig farm west of St Ansgar Herman Dieterich is in the Nissen hospital at Osage for treatment He suffered a broken pelvic bone in three places Oscar Thursons arm was crushed in two places He was taken to the Nissen hospital but later dismissed Eric Wahl was badly injured and suffered a broken back Herman Ructhcl suffered several broken ribs Oscar Huffman was slightly bruised and escaped with least in juries of all All of the injured men are resi dents of St Ansgar The men had just started to lay the first tier of shingles on the roof when the scaffold broke Most them were on one end of the scaf fold wnen the accident occurred Assistance was given to the in jured men as soon as possible Union Chiefs to Urge Miners to Call Off Strike Roosevelt Makes Personal Appeal to Avert Coal Mine Walkout WASHINGTON June 14 President Roosevelt today personal ly asked that the threatened strike in the bituminous industry be called off until July 1 and the union lea ders agreed to recommend it to con ferences of laborers tomorrow John L Lewis president of the United Mins workers made the an nouncement in the white house fol lowinga talk with the president and congressional leaders who are pres sing for enactment of the Guffey bill to regulate the bituminous coal industry The strike has been ordered for Monday The president canvassing the legislative situation in the public interest he would request the operators and miners to extend the status quo of the wage agreements in the indus try until July 1 and save the coun try the expense and inconvenience of a suspension of work Lewis said The president the union chief ad ded based his request on the legis lative situation and expressed hope for enactment of the Guffey coal stabilization bill to create a little NRA for the soft coal ndustry Verdict of Acquittal Directed for Insulls Stuart m Last Trial CHICAGO June 14 Judge John C Knox today directed the jury in the bankruptcy law vio lation of Samuel Insull his son Samuel Insull Jr and Harold L Stuart to return a verdict of acquit tal for all three defendants Judge Knox declared Under the proof submitted by the government the hypothesis of the defendants innocence is as great as that of their guilt Insull Sr who seemed a bir stunned by the suddenness of the decision smiled happily and said All I can say is that Im happy and Im through Negro Executed in Chair 50 Minutes After Suicide Try MICHIGAN CITY Ind June 14 Griggs 32 year old Gary Ind Negro died in the elec tric chair at the state prison early today 50 minutes after he had slashed his throat with a razor blade in a suicide attempt in the death cell Prison officials said Griggs had concealed a razor blade in his mouth and inflicted a deep cut in his throat Dr Patrick Weeks prison physician took 28 stitches to close the prisoners windpipe before he was jerl to the chair where he paid with his life for the murdor of Vugo Orosoan Gary poolroom operator May 30 1934 Iowa County Officers End Session Here SEE STORY ON PAGE 12 After concluding their business sessions and selecting Waterloo for next years meeting place Iowa county officers concluded a two day convention here Thursday evening with a banquet and dance at the Clear Lake Golf and Country club Nearly 600 were in attendance at the banquet where entertainment was furnished throughout the meal by the Ruaty Hinge quartet and Red Wilsons orchestra which also played for the dance that followed Little Mavis Grouse Storm Lake entertained the delegates with solo dances at the intermission She was accompanied on the piano by her mother Mrs C B Grouse No formal program was present ed Mrs Alex Miller secretary of state who did not reach the con vention until the banquet was in progress spoke briefly expressing her regret at being unable to ap pear earlier in the day Others introduced Other state officers introduced by Arthur Harris Cerro Gordo county auditor who presided were Fred White chief engineer of the Iowa state highway commission C J Burns deputy state auditor J J Foarde attorney state auditors office and Mrs Dot Hutton of the state board of assessment and re review Willis G C Bagley president ot the Mason City Chamber of Com merce expressed his gratification at the excellent manner in which the convention had been conducted Newly elected officers of the Iowa County Offers association and the seven separate associations making up the organization were intro duced Although the choosingof the 1933 meeting place this year was by each of the separate associations all sev en made the selection of Waterloo for the next convention with Du buque Davenport Des Moines and Sioux City in the running The elec tion of officers was as follows William H Bennett of Boone president Robert M Vestly of Cedar Rapids vice president George Hesalroad of Allison treas urer Ethel Grecian of Washington secretary MacPeak Is Elected Allen Munn of Des Moines president Nick OBrien of Council Bluffs vice president Joy Ridgeway of Mason City secretary treasurer Clerks of J H Peterson of Spencer president S H Mac Peak of Mason City first vice pres ident Miss M Eva Weires of Wa terloo second vice president Vera L Scott Storm Lake secretary treasurer Supervisors James Fitzpatrick of Webster City president R F Hockaday Manchester secretary Agnes Lee Herman son Des Moines president David Hawkins Oskaloosa vice president and B J Madigan secretarytreas i urer Stewards and matrons G W Morris Waterloo president and Mrs G W Morris secretary Engineers James G McLean Sioux City president R A Fur man Spirit Lake vice president O C Thompson Waterloo secretary Judge Clark Speaks Among the highlights of the con vention programs in the seven as sociations Thursday afternoon was an address by Judge Joseph J Clark before the clerks of courts j The Actual Authority and Du ties nf Clerks of Courts was the subject of the judges address I hope all of you as officers of the law he said will magnify and dignify your position Treat all per j sons alike the strong and weak the ignorant and learned he advised You should stand like guardians of legal walls and notify other offi cers when criminals seek to attack these garrisons of safety Judge Clark continued Repell their at tack and if necessary place these criminals in jails where they be long Denounces Dictators Stressing the importance of the present judicial system in the United States Judge Clark then de nounced the military dictators Of today for their tyranny and war like attitude referring specifically to Adolf Hitler of Germany and Ee nito Mussclini of Italy Courts of law are the strongest fortresses of this republican govern ment of ours stated Judc Clark and if thrse structures collapse the whole structure of civilization will fall Lust will take its place DOCTOR WAIVES TO GRAND JURY IN MURDER CASE Cotherns Bond Mrs Golub Hearing to Be Monday Dr W R Cotheni waived prelim inary hearing and was held to the grand jury by Police Judge Morris Laird Friday afternoon on the charge of murder This marked the first development following the arrest of Dr Cothern and Mrs Martha Bush Golub Thurs day on the charges of having per formed illegal operations resulting in the death of Mrs Charles Otto Hearing nn Monday Mrs Golub will appear at a pre liminary hearing Monday morning at 10 oclock before Justice oT Peace Roe Thompson it was announced Dr Cothern was represented by Garfield Breese when he appeared in police court His bond was fixed at which Mr Breese antici pated will be furnished The state represented by County Attorney Frederick B Shaf fer and Hines Mount assistart county attorney who have been making extensive investigations the past two days in their preparation to prosecute the two cases To IjCarn Kvideiico L R Boomhower attorney for Mrs Golub stated he was making plans for a preliminary hearing in order to learn Something of the na ture of the states evidence against his client The grand jury before which Dr Cotherns case will go has been called for the September term of the district court and will meet Sept 4 the county attorney stated The county attorney and his as sistant declined to reveal the ex tent of their investigations and the findings they have made Otto Funeral Held Funeral services for Airs Otto were held at 3 oclock Friday after noon at the Martin and Sheckler fu neral home in Nora Springs The Rev J M Craft pastor of the Nora Springs Evangelical church offici ated Mrs Henry Bjckman sang a solo Burial was at the Rockford cemetery Mrs Otto nee Helen Hutchinsoti was born May 14 1913 in Carters ville She had spent her life in Car tersville and Mason City Surviving are her husband who is employed by Jacob E Decker and sons and two children ages 18 months and 7 months Turn t 2 ohimn 3 BOMBING THREAT AT WHITE HOUSE West Point Graduate of 2 Years Ago Indicted Held Insane WASHINGTON June 14 Bashein who was graduated from West Point two years ago was in dicted today by a District of Colum bia grand jury for threatening to bomb the white house The former army officer now serving time in the district jail for disorderly conduct has been pro nounced insane by district alienists His indictment the first one here i for making threats against the pros ident presumably was returned to facilitate his commitment to St Elizabeths hospital Secret service operatives turned the case over to the United States attorney after Bashein wrote tho following letter to President Roose velt last May 30 I West Point grad Juno 1033 will bomb your quarters Be careful I have been seeking job Am des perate Will commit desperate deed to secure economic security P S Notify newspapers Bashein was born in New York August 30 1907 He served as a pri vate in the air corps from March 26 192S to June 30 1929 when ho j was appointed to West Point After his graduation he was commission j ed a second lieutenant of infantry I Decorah to Receive Grant of j WASHINGTON Juno 14 i combined loan anrt giant of SVlOoO in PWA funds for const ruction of a sewage treatment plant at Utco rnh was changed to a grant only iin the sum of lowan Wins West Point Honor HUNT FOR BODIES IN BLAST RUINS Flames Add to Destruction of German Munitions Works Town 2 Girls Tell of Runaway Trip in West DENVER June 14 young girls blushed under the tan accumulated on a 5000 mile hitch hiking trip and admitted today that marriage proposals received during their adventure probably have made them forget the dis appointing romance that might have caused them to run away from an Omaha private school It was glorious said 15 year old Helen Mary Nervig daughter of Dr R E Nervig Sioux City Iowa physician Oh such fun chorused Betty Barbara Clark 16 daughter of O B Clark Lincoln Nebr attorney Just Any 1Iace We went from Omaha west jut any place west We edged down in Texas some place and then found ourselves on the Mexican border near Del Rio after several days of wandering When we left Omaha we had only between us Of course that was used up quickly so I pawned my diamond ring and wrist watch for Then we bought ev ening gowns for And did we have fun A Mexican rancher pro posed to me But we had 11 propo sals each during the four weeks we were wandering We got kind of homesick so a trucker offered us a ride He had 30 Mexican sheep shearers in the truck and we rode 700 miles with them but they all treated us nicely and we had a swell time Heard if Search When the girls arrived in Denver 1 they heard the police wore i ing for them at the request of their I parents j j So wo gave ourselves up said Miss Ncrvig j They vvpnt to Capitol Hill police j station last night and revealed then identities Police sheltered them j pending the arrival of their parents The girls said they really had no motive for running away from the Omaha school May 15 but they j hintori vaguely ot disappointed love I I Now we are homesick and want 1 PARIS June M 1 defaulting her war debt payment to tho United States for the sixth time today expressed hope the situation in the near future woiilJ justify negotiations for a settlement Pnmitr Pitin Lavals noto of default was approved by the coun cil of ministfrs today after it had cabled thf cir bassv last night To djlivory to the REINSDORF Germany June 11 Nazis grime streaked and grim dug into the ruins of the explosion shattered munitions works today to bring out the dead variously esti mated to number from 52 to 1000 Survivors of the devastating blasts many of them suffering from shock and possessing only the clothes on their streamed from the town on oiders that it be evacuated Flames which followed the ex plosions late yesterday added to the destruction A rigid censorship enforced by police rifles was thrown about Reinsdorf a huge munitions center and therefore an integral part of Germanys rearmament program Nazi officials said there were 52 dead with 75 seriously injured and 300 less seriously hurt But unoffi cial estimates placed the number killed up to 1000 The burgomaster told the Asso ciated Press I think an estimate of 2000 killed is too many but 1000 would be more A witness to the terrifying scenes he described it as a hell of heat and explosions The shock wis felt over an area estimated at 675 square miles The first explosion occurred at 3 p m and was followed by a great er one at S30 p m FRENCHDWULT FOR SIXTH TIE Express Hope Situation to Justify Settlement in Near Future EXAMINERS FILE THEIR AUDIT ON NELLE HUNTLEYi Declare Study of Books Shows in Cash Missing A shortage of cash totaling 53 13822 was disclosed in the audit of Lhe books in the office of Mrs Nells Huntley resigned county recorder according to the report of state ex aminers filed in the office of the county auditor Friday This was the condition of her of ice as of May 27 the day she pre iented her resignation to the county board of supervisors following conference with that body Shortage in the office reached lack into 1934 the audit of the re corders accounts showed On Dec 31 1934 it amounted to the state examiners report shows Able to Cover lp Mrs Huntlcy was able to cover ip this shortage in the year cndi checkup with the board of super visors by the use of in cash which she disclosed to the board after state examiners found only S378r in cash in her office besides a bank deposit that was insuffi cient She told the board her son had gone to the bank to deposit thn money but did not reach the bank until after banking hours Almost immediately afterwards according to B S McCully who with B I Harms were the state examiners who audited the books Mrs Huntley withdrew the from the bank with two checks one for and another for to pay a number of floating checks which she ostensibly had used to obtain ready cash Expected Housing Loan When confronted with apparent shortage in accounts at the time of her resignation before a complete audit nf her books had been made Mrs Huntley told the board she used the money to make repairs on her home and that she expected to get a housing loan The GlobeGazette was unable to reach Mrs Huntley Friday It was stated at her home here that she was at her cottage at Clear Lake Ijiss Is Bonded The county will be reimbursed for the shortage in Mrs Huntleys of fice by two bondingcompanies The SluS38i shortage as of Dec 31 1934 will be paid by the American Indemnity company of New York The net shortage of which appeared in her accounts in the per iod from the first of the year to May 27 1935 devolves upon the Ameri can Surety company of New York for payment Mr McCully stated Mr McCully pointed out in the comment on his audit that when he examined the accounts in her office the last day of December and found only in cash he was told the remainder of the funds were in tha bank On Jan 2 J935 Mrs Huntley pre NEED COOKS It was Owen Meredith who said that we may live without poetry music art conscience heart or friends but civilized man cannot live without cooks It might be added that cooks can not get along without cook books and here is one that will bring joy to the heart of the presiding genius of any Cook Book available only through our Washington information bureau It includes a wide variety of nearly 300 tested recipes to meet every cul inary requirement and in addition it has a table of measurements oven temperatures ime tables fnr conking marketing information di rections for laying the table and rules for serving It an unusual little cook simple complete practicable Try i some of its recipes Enclose 15 cenU to cover cost handling and postage Order copy today Use coupon i to get home just as quickly as posj sibic Miss Clark said j India Feels Another 1 Severe Earth Shock KARACHI Inilii June 11 severe oaitb shock today was felt in Quotta the region state department tomorrow vistati by an earthquake two j The note thanks the United vooks igo Latest figures placed States for tho suppestion tho dmth toll in the entire area in tho American stacnvnt of ar frnm tho original shuck at about count that France ihnvi a pio i MOOO iprsal for payment The Mason Cily italicGazette Information bureau Krwlerin J Haskin director Washington I enclose 13 renfs in min carefully for Kvery bodys Cook Book Name Street City Mail A O all ;