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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 26, 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 PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 26 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 141 Must Please Home Folks Most Congressmen Avoid Example of Californian By HERBERT FLTJMMEK ASHINGTON March 26 embers of congress may have secretly ap plauded 72 year old Representa tive McGroarty in calling a con stituent a jack ass and inviting him to take two running jumps and go to hell but it is doubtful if very many of them care to fol low his example The poetrep resentative from California in disdaining to but ter a constituent who was angry because of McGroartys failure to have the Sierra Madre mountains reforested during his fUst two months in congress is in a class pretty much by himself Hedoesnt want to return to congress The task of keeping constituents political fences in a good state of repair is the way congressmen describe one of Washingtons biggest businesses When an average of 500 letters a day wash into a senators office and from 75 to 100 into that of a repre sentative the work involved is tre mendous Plenty of Visitors Then there is the seemingly in terminable list of callers They seek everything from a pass to tne ti leries to a job Members from near by states suffer most Three or lour such senators have been compelled to set strict visiting hours and bar the doors the rest of the day Some members of the house even EO so far as to arrange hotel ac commodations in Washington for prospective callers others have reg ular sightseeing tours arranged for their more influential folks fronv horn jnd employ a young parties Several of the representatives dis patch weekly news letters to news papers in their district on the state of the union but more particularly on what is being accomplished for their districts by the efforts of the congressman Now They Give Teas Teas for visiting constituents is one of the latest wrinkles m the are of keeping political fences m good shape Four or five represen tatives from a state will pool their resources hire a hotel salon for a few hours in the afternoon and make a joint affair out of it Washington is a great convention city When organizations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution hold their annual con ventionsin the capital usually the senior senator from home enter tains the women of his state The center of social fence mend ing1 in Washington however is the state society There are 40 such or ganizations which give regular en tertainments where the folks from home gather to dine and dance Belgian Steamer in Distress on Atlantic HALIFAX March 26 5853 ton Belgian steamship Jean Jabot which assisted in rescuing survivors of the illfated Usworta last December was in distress early today 450 miles east of Hali fax 70 Irish Republican Party Members Held DUBLIN Irish Free State March 26 70 republican party members were placed under arrest today as police made a series of raids believed to be a sequel to the shootings of last Saturday night in which two policemen were wounded FORECAST IOWA Cloudy and colder with showers in extreme east portion Tuesday night Wed nesday partly cloudy and much colder MINNESOTA Cloudy snow in north portion Tuesday night followed by generally fair Wed nesday much colder with mod erate cold wave IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 54 Minimum In Night 40 At 8 A M Tuesday 48 Precipitation Trace ADVISED TO BOOST TRUCKING BID Wilcox Davey to Take Council Seats April 1 PAULEY BROWN MARSHALL OPEN TERMS IN 1936 Voters Favor Proposed Bond Issue to Buy Old Postoffice TABLE ON PAGE 2 W S Wilcox and Leo Davey were elected city councilmen for the term beginning April 1 1935 and Ray Pauley Arleigh Marshall and Harry C Brown for the term beginning April 1 1936 in Mon days municipal election The vote on the 16 candidates was For the 1935 term Dr Horace S Becmer 444 3 J Cassidy 100 Leo Davey 3200 J J Jandrcsitz 01 Morgan J McEnaney 926 A W Stubbs 1033 W S Wilcox 3756 Mier Wolf 926 Glenn Woodward 380 For the 1936 term Harry C Brown1 2216 A R Chapln 1359 J J Hawthorne 1162 J T Laird 1400 Arleigh Marshall 2659 Ray Pauley 2745 R E Homey 1053 The proposition of purchasing the old postoffice for for use as city authorization of a boniflssueto that amount tor that purpose carried by a rote of 2478 to 1909 The vote was the heaviest muni cipal election balloting with one ex ception since the city manager form of government was adopted in 1927 the total vote cast being 4929 The total vote in the last five elections has been as follows 1927 4633 1929 3030 1931 3520 1933 5648 1935 4929 Mr Wilcox who with Mr Davey will succeed W J Pagenhart and A W Stubbs next Monday when the new council convenes was the individual high performer among the 16 candidates He led the ticket in seven precincts among the first term candidates being nosed out of that position by A W Stubbs in the second precinct of the third ward Back on Council The election of Mr Wilcox who is president of E B Higley and company marks his return to the city council after an interval of 22 years He served for two term from 1909 to 1913 under the old mayor and council form of govern ment Mr Davey assistant manager and city salesman for the Klipto Loose Leaf company was also far ahead of the field in the 1935 tick et but next to Mr Wilcox in total number of votes was Mr Pauley sheet metal contractor leader of the 1936 ticket Mr Pauley who failed of election two years showed a marked increase in strength Monday in the four out lying precincts where he had con centrated his campaign Led in Five Precincts Mr Pauley led in five precincts Mr Marshall of the Marshall and Swift Inc in two and Mr Brown local insurance man in one on the 1936 ticket Mr Laird only member of the old council to run for reelection seeking the office again on his fight for a municipal light plant ran a considerable margin behind the three winners although he was fourth man He drew most of his strength from the four outlying precincts although these had the lightest vote Mr Pauley Mr Marshall and Mr Brown will succeed Mr Laird David Olson and J J Burns when their terms expire April 1 1936 The postoffice proposition carried in all but one precinct the second of the fourth where it lost by one vote The total vote by precincts was as follows First precinct first ward Second precinct first ward First precinct second ward Second precinct second wa d 591 First precinct third ward Second precinct third ward First precinct fourth ward Second precinct fourth ward 415 604 463 857 721 673 605 TOTAL 4929 To Take Office April 1 1935 To Take Office April 1 1936 W S WILCOX LEO DAVEY RAY PAULEY ARLEIGH MARSHALL HARRY C BROWN Merger of State Boards Approved by Iowa House VOTE NEARED ON THOMAS RIDER House May Send Relief Bill to Conference or Direct to White House Adopted 1021 Dental Bill Receives 8117 Passage March 26 down attempts to force acceptance of the Thomas silver inflation rider to the 54800000000 work relief bill the house today rejected all the senates 31 changes in that measure and sent it to conference WASHINGTON March 26 The relief bill Presi dent Roosevelt left with congres sional leaders when he traveled south for fishing was headed today toward a vote in the heavily demo cratic house Representatives were to choose between sending the workrelief pro gram to a conference with the sen ate and outright acceptance of the 31 amendments The administration wanted the bill to go to conference where some senate amendments described as unworkable could be eliminat ed These were believed to include the Thomas silver inflation amend ment Plan Floor Fight But house silverites desired ap proval of the Thomas proposal and sought means to force its accept ance The today in caucus and decided or its plan of floor campaign The senate was engaged with a calendar including appropriation bills and repeal of the pink sHp income tax publicity law Other capital developments United States exports in February were shown by commerce depart ment figures to have declined les than the usual amount from Janu ary while imports fell more than customarily Chairman Jesse H Jones of the Reconstruction corporation told the senate interstate commerce com mittee an investigation of banker control and financing of railroads might serve a good purpose Political Measure E J Poole vice president of the Carpenter Steel company of Read ing Pa told the senate labor com mittee the Wagner labor disputes bill was fundamentally a political measure designed to placate the American Federation of Labor The loss of by com mon stockholders in his North American company alone and a shrinkage in all utility common stocks were forecast to the house interstate commerce committee fay President James F Fogarty if pending legislation to abolish hold ing companies is enacted Grave abuses in administration of the mens clothing code by the code authority were charged before the senate finance committee by Francis M Curlee representing a minority of the industry Gold Is Stolen From Dentist HAMPTON March val ued at between 575 and S100 was taken from the office of Dr Lee Juhl dentist in the Marschall build ins Officers are investigating DES MOINES March 26 The Iowa house today voted 102 to 1 for passage of the fish and game conservation board merger bill and now will return the measure to the senate for action on amendment re visions Under the bill all functions of the fish and game and conservation boatdsrwould be consolidated to gether with duties of tie state for est commissioner This is the first in a series of departmental reorgan izations recommended by the ad ministration for economy purposes The house also passed 81 to 17 a bill codifying the law governing dental practice and inserting a pro vision to prohibit any form of den tal advertising other than by pro fessional card Senate Passes Four Efforts to strike out the restric tion against advertising were de feaed 21 to 77 In the senate four house bills were approved and now go to tbe governor for his signature They in clude 1 A measure to allow city coun cils to regulate all places where dancing is permitted passed 39 to 0 2 A bill prohibiting transfer to county secondary road funds to any other funds passed 37 to 2 3 A bill to allow county treas urers to segregate delinquent tax collections in 1935 for use to retire stamped warrants previously issued passed 33 to 0 4 A corrective bill regulating the adoption of children passed 7 to 0 Special Order Deferred House action on the dental hy giene bill was made possible after consideration of the state warrant refunding bill a special order of business today was deferred The warrant delay caused by introduc tion of an amendment which com pletely rewrites the measure and which had not yet been put in print ed form The new warrant bill amendment offered by three authors ofthe ori ginal measure adds a new clause to allow the state executive council to reject public bids on warrants and subsequently sell any issue at pri Turn to Page 6 Column 2 ROOSEVELT SPEEDS SOUTHWARD TO TRY FOR DEEP SEA FISH ENROUTE TO FLORIDA WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT March 26 of bouts with big game fish rose in Presidents Roose velts mind today as he sped south ward for a vacation off the Florida coast leaving behind in the capital a tentative seven point legislative program Harry L Hopkins the relief ministrator was with him presum ably to discuss details of the gov ernments huge workrelief pro gram Before he left Washington late last night Mr Roosevelt received assurance of remarkable improve ment in the condition of Louis M Howe his secretary for many years who has been critically ill at the white house From the democratic leaders on capitol hill the chief executive had assurances that they would do all they could to get the program through congress though many a battle appears in the offing ANGLOGERMAN CONVERSATIONS COME TO CLOSE Hitler Fails to Indicate Definitely Extent of Army Plans BERLIN March The Anglo today and it was officially stated that Reichsfuhrer Hitler had not given a definite indication of how large a military force he intends to build Hitler German officials said par ried the questions of Sir John Si mon British foreign secretary and turned back the whole arms prob lem to the Worlds war alliedene mies of Germany We will await disarmament pro posals from other powers rathei than to make such proposals our selves Hitler was officially said to have told Sir John Deal With Armies Regarding the league of nations it was said the Reichsfuhrer re peated the familiar German argu ment that all matters must be set tled for Germany before he would consider reentering the league The largest part of the conversa tions which were conducted in pri vate were reported to have dealt with armies rather than disarma ment The cooperative air pact and the question of Austrian independence also were treated NonAggression Pact Officials revealed that Hitler sug gested a nonaggression pact for Austria but refused to enter any noninterference agreement whicn would mean the perpetuation of the present Austrian regime The question of a larger German navy was kept in the background and was barely mentioned it was learned Sir John will return to London to morrow to report to the British cabinet what Hitler will and will not do British sources said Sir John made it clear that Great Bri tain will have to oppose Germany unless Hitler consents to join in col lective efforts to keep the peace Have Already Rearmed Just before the close of the con versations a British embassy spokesman intimated that the Ger man leader had insisted Germanys rearmament is an accomplished fact from which he cannot recede and that it is up to other nations to say what tiey are willing to do to ward bringing about disarmament The representatives of the two powers with their assistants talk ed throughout tue morning at the chancellery lunched together at the British embassy and then returned through a cheering throng which lined the Wilhelmstrasse to Hit lers office for more conversations in the afternoon Yesterdays talks lasting nine hours were said authoritatively to have produced agreements on three issues all of which however were regarded as secondary to the prob lems up for discussion today These agreements were Assured of Peace 1 A concession by the British that they would not insist on in elusion of a mutual assistance pro vision in the proposed eastern se curity pact 2 Assurance by Hitler that al TTirn to rasre 6 Column 4 4 Accused of German Plot Facing Death 126 on Trial Charged With Planning to Seize Memel KAUNAS Lithuania March 26 of the 126 nazis placed on trial here on charges of conspiring to seize Memel for Germany were sentenced to death today Ten others were sentenced to prison and 30 were acquitted The four condemned to die were convicted of murdering a fellow nazi whom they were alleged to have suspected of betraying them Two of the defendants were sen tenced to life imprisonment Other sentences ranged from 8 to 12 years of penal servitude to confiscation of property Political circles feared an unfor tunate effect on the German atti tude toward the proposed eastern security pact which would have in cluded Lithuania Reichsfuehrer Hitler was author itatively said to have assured Great Britain in his negotiations with Bri tish statesmen in Berlin yesterday that he was prepared to conclude a treaty of amity and friendship with Lithuania provided adequate provi sion was made for protecting ths rights of German minorities in Lith Princeton Football Player Accused of Dormitory Thefts PRINCETON N J March 26 B John 23 year old Princeton football player was held by state police today in connection with a series of dormitory thefts which netted 52000 in jewelry and cash Although no formal charges were lodged against the young athlete State Patrolman Howard Lamber ton said he would be arraigned to morrow on charges of breaking and entering and receiving stolen goods Jury Completed to TryBerlovich for Merrigans Murder DES MOINES March 26 jury to try Dewey Berlovich Des Moines night club operator for the murder of Don Merrigan after a fight at Berlovichs night club March 10 was completed today Assistant County Attorney Al Adams began presentation of the states case The prosecution con tends the slaying of the relief work er was premeditated Five Passengers m Crash of Air Liner Still Not Identified VERA CRUZ Mex March 26 passengers of an airliner killed last night when the plane crashed and burned near Jalpa state of Vera Cruz still were un identified today The identity of the plane its destination and taking off point also remained to be ascer tained It was believed the plane crashed while off its course IOWA CITY ELECTS COUNCIL FAVORING CITY LIGHT PLANT IOWA CITY March 26 With more than twothirds of the i715 votes in yesterdays city elec ion tabulated candidates favoring municipally owned electric light plant apparently were certain of victory today Thomas E Martin republican In dorsed by the municipal ownership party held a margin of some 600 votes over Clem A Boyle demo crat The municipal ownership candi dates for aldermen at large J Prof Jacob van der Zee and Dr W F Boiler led by more than 400 votes FLYING BOATS HOP POSTPONED Repairs Delay Trip to San Diego to Open Route to Orient MIAMI Fla March 26 The flight of the giant pan Ameri can clipper plane from here to San Diego to inaugurate a new commer cial air route from California to the Orient was postponed for today when the 19 ton flying boat re turned to its bate for propeller ad justment after proceeding for a short distance The 3000 mile flight was called off for today when mechanics said t would require considerable time to make the adjustments Indications were the trip would be started again tomorrow After flying for a short distance south over the Florida keys the plane radioed its base it was re urning because Capt Edwin Mu sick in charge of the flight was not satisfied with the adjustment of one of the propellers Young Mens Party at Centerville Puts Its Mayor in Office CENTERVILLS March 26 C M Newbold formerly of Keo sauqua was elected mayor on the city ticket sponsored by the young men in Mondays election Bringing a new group into city politics they also elected a park commissioner and one councilman TELLS OF TALK WITH HERRINGS BROTHERINLAW Reppert Says Extra 4 Cents Intended for Campaign Fund By ROY P PORTER Copyright 1035 by Iho Associated Press DBS MOINES March 26 j Wissler business partner and sserted brotherinlaw of Gov Hyde L Herring suggested the li juor hauling bid of the Des Moinea Retail Merchants Delivery be raised 4 cents a case the increase to go nto campaign funds H C Rep lert delivery president testified to lay before the liquor investigating oramittee Reppert appeared before the com mittee in a brief session told how le had been summoned to Wisslers iffice four or five times and fi lally was told by Wissler Preliminary Discussion Of course you know Reppert have to put about 4 cents a case nto the campaign fund Reppert testified the first con with Wissler was a preli minary discussion regarding the lontract We just talked over the contract and ways to go about to get it the witness said On subsequent visits a proposal to boost the Retail Merchants bid was made by Wissler Reppert de clared and said he had been inform ed by Wissler Im going to raise your bid to 29 cents a case First Bid Reduced The original bid of the Retail Merchants Delivery ing liquor from the central warehouse In Des Moines to retail state storeswas cents a case which was later reduced to 25 cents on the suggestion of C M Hart commission traffic manager The contract was finally let to the White Line Transfer company line of Des Moines at 29 cents a case Reppert declared in answer to questions by committee counsel Floyd Page Wissler had not told him to what campaign fund he re ferred in suggesting the contract rate boost The witness also quali fied his testimony by saying you understand we were alone and I cant back this up Page asked Reppert if he had been asked to come alone and the witness ans wered in the negative although he said at one of the conversations an other gentleman was present at first and had been asked to step out of the room Estimate Contribution Page switched the queries to the estimated yearly amount of the 4 cent per case raise and Reppert otd the committee that figured on he estimated number of cases which would probably be hauled over a years time the rate raise would amount to between and 20000 annually I told him that was an awful lot of money for me to pay income tax on Reppert said and he said yes it is Reppert said that Nova L John son who had previously testified concerning second hand information regarding attempts to raise the Reppert contract bid had taken him down to Wisslers office let him off Turn to Page 6 Column Fort Dodge Elects New Commissioner FORT DODGE March 26 CA Garlock was elected mayor and W L Englebart and Ross Cox commissioners as incumbent city officials were turned out by here Monday Mayor George Bur net and Commissioners Oscar Sun berg and Fred Kaufman were on the defeated ticket Darling ReElected Marshalltown Mayo MARSHALLTOWN March 26 W Darling was re elected mayor of Marshalltown yes terday in a nonpartisan election defeating Col A C Conaway thre times mayor previously Four coun cilmen seeking reelection were de fcated as was a proposition to levy a special tax on the maintenance of a municipal band Interested in Money 1 Most people would label that as Foolish Question No 1 but we are not referring to the money you spend or save but to the coins col lectors gather and deal in Every bodys 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