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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL1 FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 6 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 176 Publicity in New Deal Something Started by Hoover Former Secretary By HERBERT PUJMMER ASHINGTON May 6 UP When former President Hoov ers Ted Joslin one time Washington press correspon d e n t publicly called attention to the number of n e w a p apermen employed by the new deal he started s o m e thing Whether Joslin is directly re sponsible or not a move is under way to look up the press relations setup under the present administration which may result in sweeping the multifarious publicity activities of the new deal Certainly it is causing the deepest concern amongmembers of that group any of whom forsook news paper positions to take over pub licity connection or relations with various bureaus and departments of the government Situation More Serious From their standpoint the situa tion is all the more serious because a fellow member of the craft Sen ator Carter Glass of Virginia own tr of two daily newspapers and who proudly boasts he was educated in the newspaper business apparent ly is unsympathetic toward them Glass chairman of the appropria tions committee has raised the question whether there is any spe cific authorization for the many publicity bureaus scattered through out the various departments and emergency organizations of the gov ernment He has gone so far as to serve no tice that these governmental agen cies have no lawful right to expend the money of the government in ithat way and cites in supportof Whig contention a 20 year old law On Publicity Publicity experts not to be em ployed without specific appropria tion No money appropriated by any act shall be used for the compensa tion of any publicity expert unless specifically appropriated for that purpose Recent warnings by the Ameri can Newspaper Publishers associa tion to editors to beware of the powerful and insidious mechanism of government publicity has done little to ease the minds of those en gaged in such work Glass charges that some of the bureaus are printing illustrated magazines and one of them a tri weekly newspaper These would be called upon to justify their exist ence if the senate should go into the question MORE SHOWERS FOR IOWA SEEN Generally Cloudy in State Temperatures for Week to Be Normal DES MOINES Siay 6 showers this week for Iowas May Iowas farm were forecast by the government weather bureau today It was generally cloudy over the state and showers were probable in the extreme east portion tonight Tomorrow clouds will continue to swing across the sky the weather bureau predicted accompanied by warmer weather in the extreme east and cooler temperatures in the northwest Temperatures for the week will be near normal Highest reading in the state yesterday was 68 degrees at Sioux City The low was 36 at Iowa Falls The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy with probable showers in extreme east Mon day night Tuesday probably cloudj Warmer in exireiue east and cooler in northwest MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday cooler In west and central por tions Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 59 Minimum in Night 41 At 8 A M Monday 49 Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 52 Minimum in Night 35 At 8 A M Sunday 48 SENATOR CUTTING DIES IN CRASH Railroad Retirement Act Held Unconstitutional SVHOENtil BACKS DISTRICT COURT DECISION Rules That Law Is Not Interstate Commerce Regulation WASHINGTON May 6 entire railroad retirement act af fecting more than a million em ployes today was held unconstitu tional by the supreme court The decision was read by Justice Roberts It upheld a lower court ruling which declared the act in valid The courts ruling was directed especially at that section of the act which made it apply to all employes of interstate carriers including em ployes not directly engaged in inter state commerce Roberts Delivers Opinion Justice Roberts in delivering the opinion stated the invalid features of the act could not be separated and that it was necessary to de clare the whole act invalid He said the law in addition was not a regulation of interstate com merce and was invalid also for that reason The opinion also specifically men tioned sections of the law under which retirement annuities were to be computed in part by including the time spent in the serviceTby the present enatjtr ment of the wnlcfi former employes who withdrew from the service within one year prior to its enactment were included among those entitled to the laws benefits Previously Held Invalid The District of Columbia supreme court to which carriers took their objections to the law also had held the act invalid Justice Roberts delivered the courts decision without reading the printed opinion which he stated was long He declared principal features of the act were designed to promote the social security of certain classes of employesand not to regulate in terstate commerce In signing the measure last June 30 President Roosevelt said it was crudely drawn and will require many changes and amendments at the next session of congress Action has been deferred pending a decision by the high court 2 Per Cent Pay The legislation would compel both the workers and the employers to contribute to a retirement fund the latter giving twice as much as the former unless otherwise specified the employes would contribute 2 per cent of their compensation In holding it invalid the lower court declared the act exceeded the power of congress in that it made no distinction between employes engaged in interstate commerce and those not so engaged It also ruled that the provision of the act requiring payment of an nuities based in part on services performed before passage of the legislation constituted an unlawful taking of railroad property The railroads estimated this would cost them Decision 5 to 4 In addition the act was held un constitutional so far as it applied to persons who had been employed within a year before passage and who had not returned to railroad service The decision was 5 to 4 Chief Justice Hughes wrote a dissenting opinion in which Justices Brandeis Stone and Cardozo joined The court adjourned until next Monday without passing on the constitutionality of the Frazier Lemke farm mortgage moratorium act Hawks Rests After His Buenos Aires to Los Angeles Flight LOS ANGELES May 6 Frank Hawks speed flyer rested here today after completing a t 725 mile flight from Buenos Aires Argentina to Los Angeles in 4S hours and five minutes of flying Hawks who was accompanied by Gage Irving an airplane firm offi cial said the purpose of the flight was to gather data on air routes be tween South and North America American TragedySlayer Pays for Crime With Life Robert Allen Edwards Walks Unassisted to Electric Chair ROCKVIEW PRISON Bellefonte Pa May 6 Allen Ed wards playboy of the anthracite fields walked unassisted to the electric chair and died early today for the slaying of FredaMcKechnie the little church worker who had told him she was about tobecome a mother The lips of the 22 year old American Tragedy stayer moved in prayer as the black cap fell over his head He marched steadfastly into the death house at a m Eastern standard time and a minute later the first contact was made At a m Dr C J Weixel pri son physician said Gentlemen I pronounce Robert Allen Edwards dead Never Lost Calm Men on the death watch said at no time did the youthful slayers ROBERT ALLEN EDWARDS calm desert him not even as he a final farewell in the early evening to his father Daniel Ed wards The Rev C F Laurie prison chaplain recited the twentythird Psalm as Edwards walked slowly in and the Rev Thomas Hughes of WilkesBarre Edwards pastor stood by him praying silently as the boy died Wears White Shirt Dressed in a white shirt opened low at the throat black trousers and black slippers Edwards rose from his cot shortly after midnight andwithiunfalterlnfttrtg London News Is Sent Direct to Globe Gazette English Bureau of AP Sends Over Direct Wire Hook London bureau of the ed Press sending direct to you over a Western Union cable ex tended into this office and to which your trunk wires and printers have been attached by the New York office will now transmit a statement by the American ambassador Robert W Bingham Ihis is the first time In his tory a news dispatch has been transmitted by a news associa tion directly from one of its foreign bureaus by automatic telegraph typewriters to news paper offices in all parts of the United States In other words during the transmission of this story the London bureau is one of the direct sending points of the continental United States trunk wire network The As sociated Press LONDON May 6 p m p in New York daylight sav ing time ff Ambassador Robert Worth Bingham tonight described as a technical achievement of world importance the linking up by direct cable without relays for the first time in history of the news desk of the Associated Press bureau in London with the vast network of wires throughout the United States I have had the opportunity said the ambassador of witnessing a demonstration of this technical advance which is one of real mag nitude to newspapers to peoples and to governments To be able to talk back and forth over direct away as Chicago Denver and San Francisco with in stantaneous exchanges of news should make for better international knowledge and understanding On this day which means so much to the British people it is of iiistoric significance to know that this technical improvement has been put into use by the Associated Press for the dissemination of news Germany Accedes to Switzerland Demand wires to points as far Washington Louisville PARIS May 6 Havas news agency dispatch from Berlin today said Germany had accepted arbitration as demanded by Swit zerland in the kidnaping from Swiss soil of Berthold Jacob anti nazi journalist allegedly by nazi agents 14 Seriously Hurt as Stand Collapses NEWCASTLE England May fi persons were seri ously injured and 50 less seriously lurt in the collapse of a stand dur ng a military parade held today in connection with the silver jubilee celebration house asfirmly lie strode the remaining20 steps to the chair Dr Laurie prayed In a tone that could be heard audibly as the straps were adjusted The trembling of his hands upon the arms of the chair was Edwards only outward sign of emotion OFFICERS SHOOT 2 BANK ROBBERS Kill One and Wound Other as Bandits Come Out of Bank Firing BRYSON Texas May 6 Officers who surrounded two rob bers in the First State bank here early today killed one man and wounded the other when they fled from the bank firing at the offi cers Neither had been identified The dead man shot three times was taken to a Jacksboro undertak ing parlor The wounded man was removed to a Graham hospital Both men about 35 wore overalls over business suits Sheriff Guy Morgan of Jacks boro and a posse reached the bank shortly before daylight Deciding to call on the men to surrender the officers told the telephone oper ator to call the bank and notify the robbers that they were surrounded When the telephone rang the men dashed out of the bank door firing wildly Officers then felled them with gunfire LOYAL BRITONS OBSERVE SILVER JUBILEE OF KING George and Queen Mary Kneel m Prayers at St Pauls By BURDETTE T JOHNS Copyright 183S by The Alioclatci 1ress LONDON May 6 Amid al most unparalleled popular rejoicing King George V today completed 25 eventful years on the throne Such celebration as staid Lon don has seldom seen swept this old city as the kingemperor and his magnificent queen Mary drove ir state to St Pauls cathedral to kneel in prayers of thanksgiving All over the far flung British em pire meanwhile millions of loyal subjects paid reverent tribute to the man who has ruled their destinies through the last quarter century Cannon Boom Salutes Cannon boomed out 21 gun sa lutes throughout Britain at Gibral tar Singapore and elsewhere 10000 Chinese paraded joyfully in the streets of Hongkong Indians and Malayans joined in the celebrations at Singapore while Africans Indi ans Australians and Canadians all staged their own jubilee observ ance Only in the Irish free state rasr no official observance of theocca sion should take place One lone union jack guarded by police flew to Dublin Both Plainly Thrilled Both the king and Queen Mary were plainly thrilled by the nations fervent outpouring of love and de votion as they entered St Pauls cathedral to worship amid scenes of medieval pageantry Outside the ancient edifice cheering thousands many of whom had stood all night for the opportun ity to pay tribute to their sovereign jammed the route of the royal pro cession from Buckingham palace to St Pauls Red Banner Unfurled A single untoward incident marred the triumphal march Mid way a communist banner was un furled at Ludgate Circus at the moment which King George was be ing driven past the spot The temper of the crowd became threatening as the banner was let loose Scores of young men and wo men muttering their displeasure at the disrespectful act seized the banner and ripped it into shreds A section of it was rescued from the mob and stored away for safe keeping until tonight when it will be placed on top of a huge bonfire in Hyde Park to be ignited when the king presses an electric switch in Buckingham palace Salutes and Smiles The king saluting and smiling shared with the queen the crowds Turn in Tajre 5 Column 41 EMPLOYMENT ON UPTREND DAVENPORT DEMOCRAT The net increase in the number of persons employed in the factories of the quadcity area March 1 over Feb 1 of this year was 1167 according to figures released today by a reliable source The new increase on March 1 1935 over March 1 1934 was 42 Vi per cent or 7202 persons The total number em ployed on March 1 of this year was 17335 while a year ago it was 10133 It was also found that the number being employed is steadily increasing One large farm implement manufacturing firm in the quadcities employed about 700 additional men this month Employment conditions are improving so rapidly and stead ily in the area that it is predicted that the peak mark of 1929 and 1930 may be reached The great number of persons ever to be employed in fac tories in the quadcity area which comprises Moline Rock Island East Moline Davenport Bertendorf the Silvis shops and the arsenal was 20500 and that was in 1929 and 1930 The increases in employment were noted in the farm im plement foundry machine shop wood working clothing and baking lines Of the 73 firms reporting for February 40 reported net increases of 1930 and 17 firms reported decreases in em ployment of 763 Sixteen firms reported no change over the previous month These figures are only for the persons employed in the mechanical department of the factories and do not include the many executives and clerical help Republicans to Meet in Springfield June 1011 Dr Niemack Dies DR JULIUS NIEMACK Dean of Charles Citys Physicians 111 Several Weeks Funeral Rites for Father oi Noted Violinist to Be CHARLES CITT May Julius Niemack 75 dean of physi cians in Charles City and father of Ilza Niemack the noted violinist died at 10 oclock Sunday night at his home He had been critically ill for several weeks suffering several strokes For the past winter Dr Niemack had not been in good health al though he had been able to attend his office practice until a few months ago Funeral arrangements mve not been completed but it is planned to conduct rites on Wed nesday afternoon Dr Niemack was born in Han over Germany Jan 9 1860 He was raduated from the high school in Hanover in 1878 after which he studied theology for two years La ter he studied medicine in Liepsic where he was graduated in 1891 He engaged in the practice of his pro fession in German Poland until 1896 in which year he immigrated to the United States and located in Charles City He enjoyed a large practice and ranked among the lead ing medical men in North Iowa being chief surgeon in the Cedar Valley hospital for several years Nine Midwest States Will Take Part in Conference CHICAGO May 6 can leaders from nine midwestern states today set June 10 and 11 for grass root party conference at Springfield Dl in a call for an aroused America to give battle to the Roosevelt new deal The battle is not only to end the depression said the call but also to preserve our very institutions Charging the Roosevelt admin stration had created conditions so ntolerable and so serious as to be beyond mere partisan politics the committee laid out for the confer ence a two fold task formulating jlans for rejuvenating the republi can party nationally and proposing constructive program for the 1936 presidential campaign Claim Recovery Retarded President Roosevelt was charged with having plunged the nation into a series of fantastic and ex perimental schemes the result of which has been to retard recovery and mire the country more deeply nto despair The conference at the shrine of Jncoln the committee said will lave nothing to do with candidacies nor the personal ahbitions of any man or set of men Selection of conference delegates was authorized in a manner to be prescribed by the signers the call from the respective states pro vided they are unselfish republi can wKo are in accord with the principles of Bonncement Declare Promises Broken It is especially understood the call said that there shall be no place in this conference for the selfish reactionary neither shall there be a place for the equally selfish radical or selfseeking dem agog The republican leaders declared every major promise made by Pres dent Roosevelt had been broken and shamelesslly repudiated and his record presents such political per fidy as to shock the conscience and rock the very foundations of de mocracy The democratic party as it has been known by its history policies and declarations has ceased to ex st said the announcement It has completely and abjectly ignored ts obligations and abdicated in fa vor of Mr Roosevelt and his re tainers Opposes New Order Under his leadership this new group without a mandate from the people seeks to impose upon us a lew economic and social order which is alien to American institu tions and is as reactionary as the middle ages To them indidivdual nitiative should be suppressed and 3 OTHERS KILLED WHEN AIRPLANE IS FORCED DOWN Senate Pays Tribute to New Mexico Member and Adjourns ATLANTA Mo May 6 al ienator Bronson M Cutting of New Mexico and three others were car ried to their deaths in a fogbound TWA transport plane near here here this morn ing Nine passen gers six of them members of a motion picture production unit eastbound to make a film a t Annapolla were injured and taken to a Ma con Mo hos pital 15 miles Dr Niemack was married in 1898 we are to become mere wards and to Stella Blumenstiel of this city They have one daughter Ilza well known violinist who with her mother was at his bedside when he died Hans Niemack a son by a for mer marriage in Germany resides in California Dr Niemack was a member of the American Medical association the Austin Flint Med cal society the Floyd County Med ical society the Elka lodge Mod ern Woodmen and Charles City Chamber of Commerce Funeral for Durkin Killed in Crash That Took 4 Lives Held HOLLYWOOD Cal May 6 Funeral services for 19 year old Ju nior Durkin killed Saturday in an automobile accident near San Diego ivhich took the lives of three other Dersons were held this afternoon at he Wee Kirk 0 The Heather in lendale The services were under Catholic auspices Jackie Coogan was painfully in jured in the accident which took Durkins life John Coogan Sr Robert Horner 25 actorplaywright and Charles Jones 24 foreman Of the Coogan ranch were killed in the accident Pig Has Two Mouths to Eat With but Dies LEONARDTOWN Md May 6 this little pig stayed home be fed milk through both its it died Hope Swann 14 year old schoolgirl found the freak porker in the family barn yard last Monday The piglets na tural mouth was supplemented by another below the left car pawns in a bureaucratic state Through Mr Roosevelts confus ing contradictory and uncertain policies it continued fear and a sense of insecurity have destroyed the confidence of the people and our mighty forces capable of pro ducing recovery are bound and fet tered As proof of these statements we have but to refer to the fact that Turn In S Column 3 TELEGRAMS ON BONUS POUR IN Deluge Follows Coughlins Plea for Support of Patman Bill WASHINGTON May 6 An unprecedented deluge of telegrams landed on the desks of senators to day in response of yesterdays radio plea of the Rev Charles E Coughlin of Detroit urging support for the Patman cash bonus bill Telegraph company officials said rhe number of messages exceeded the volume which descended on the senate as the result of the radio priests appeal to listeners to de mand defeat of American adherence to the world court At that time 57 000 telegrams poured in The telegraphic bombardment was expected to play a major part in the bonus fight reaching a climax Lead ers had hoped for a vote by night fall on the cash bonus bill and a verdict tomorrow on the Patman measure but the senate recessed out of respect for Senator Cutting of Mexico killed in an airplane accident the scene of the crash The list of dead Senator Cutting pilot Bronson Cutting Harvey Bolton of Kansas City JoPilot Kenneth Greeson of Kansas City a woman believed to be Miss Jeanne Anne Hillias 20 of Kansas City The injured RichariJ Wallace motion picture director Hollywood Paul Wing Hollywood father of the film actress Toby Wing Mr and Mrs William Kaplan Kaplan la an producer rf MJS Dora and AWbjv bound from Los Angeles to Newark D L Metzger of Kansas City wife of a TWA pilot Hurryingto Vote Senator Cutting was hurrying to Washington from New Mexico to vote today on the bonus bill His JOdy was identified by a billfold in his pocket News of the prominent progressive republicans death caused a shock in his home state and in the national capital All in the hospital were reported seriously injured except Kaplan whose hurts were described as su perficial The accident occurred about six miles west of here in rugged coun try where emergency landing condi tions had been made hazardous by recent rains Eastbound nonstop from Albu querque to Kansas City the ship arrived over the Kansas City air port at a m 20 minutes late at an altitude of 4000 feet 300 Foot Ceiling Dispatcher Kors advised Pilot Bolton there was only 300 feet of ceiling here due to fog and smoke and low hanging ordered the ship on to seek the department of commerce landing field at Kirks ville fuel gave out and an immedi ate landing was necessary This much was reconstructed from final radio reports and reports Charles Bledsoe fanner near the scene of the crash who said the TnrM in 1 Olnm I Low Cost House Plans Uncle Sams architects and en gineers have been at work for two rears on practical plans for low coat louses A new booklet available hrough our Washington informa tion bureau brings you 40 approved dwelling plans with sketches floor diagrams hints on economical con struction Special attention has been given to farm homes but many plans offered also are suit able for city town or suburb Every kitchen design has been approved by home economics experts of ten various state agricultural college This is the governments latest booklet on raodrn lowcoat housing delivered to your door for only 10 cents Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazetta Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose 10 cents In feoin carefully wrapped for 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