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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE 8EKV1CB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 8 1936 SECTION ONE NO 183 Vandenberg Resolution Land Holding Issue Raised by Senate AAA Request YOUTH ADMITS ELKADER MURDER By CHARLES I STEWART ASHINGTON CPA Senator Arthur H Van denbergs resolu tion demanding information con cerningbig pay ments to agricul t u re f r AAA plowings under and other forms HE AND Senate Approves Big Navy Appropriation Bill VICTIMS BRIDE Haile Selassie PLOTTED WHL Reaches Goal turned out very well in the shape in which the sen ate finally adopt ed it However it will take an im mense amount of work for govern ment agencies to answer the ques tions put by the lawmakers All the same they ought to be answered Undoubtedly there was a partisan motive behind the Michigan sena tors requea for a list of all AAA payments above Will Be Irritating It manifestly will be irritating to a farmer who received a little check of less than for his non planting to learn that largescale and other forms of nonproduction Lenox bays Mrs joine 111 a 1 nut Fired Gun That Slew Elderly Husband DUBUQUE Lenox IS of East Dubuque confessed at Friday according to Chief of Police John E W Gielles State Agent Frank Brady and Sheriff L J Palas of Clayton county that he and Mrs Pearl Shine plotted and executed the death of Dan Shine 60 year old Clayton county farmer The officers said that Lenox said the plot was framed over the week end and that he and Mrs Shine bride of a week carried it out in the Shine home Tuesday afternoon Lenox said according to the of ficers that Mrs Shine fired the gun and that after Shine was killed he farming enterprises received up to I placed thc gun near shines body each for similar acquies cence in the AAA program The consumer too is likely to be en raged at the thought of the fancy figures paid to huge companies to restrict production making the prices that he has to pay corre spondingly higher Obviously Vandenbergs purpose fastened one end of a string to the trigger and the other end to Shines hand to make it appear Shine had committed suicide Said He Loved Her Sheriff Palas said that Mrs Shine made a statement to him Thursday night that Lenox had said to her I love you Pearl and I will get him was to call attention to the fact that of the come nere and semifamine prices inevitably are high which is all right for the folk who are paid for creating the fam live with Sheriff Palas said that Mrs Shine did not confess to killing her hus ine but hard on those who have to band but that she Lenox pay them Lenox was arrested at his home It is a fact to which indeed at1 in East Dubuque late Thursday tention should be called OverConcentration What Vandenberg disregarded was the fact that a AAA pay ment tc the small farmer as com pared with a payment to a huge farming corporation implies an enormous overconcentration of night by Sheriff Tom Ryder Du buque at the request of Sheriff Palas He is the oldest of a family of eight children He readily admitted Sheriff Ryder said that he had been friendly with Mrs Shine and other relatives of the woman and that he had been at the Shine home land in a few hands Then we have 1 A group which docs not be lieve in artificial famine 2 A group which does not be lieve in benefiting another group at the latters expense 3 A group which would like to find out what it is all about This is what occurred to Senator in his possession when he was Homer T Bone of Washington in arrested and told Sheriff Ryder and his amendment to the Vandenberg other officers that no loved good resolution calling for an explana for several days returning to his home in East Dubuque Wednesday night He said according to the sherif that he rode to Dubuque on a freight train then walked across the bridge to his home Has 5 Mouth Organs Young Lenox had five mouth or Harar on Fire By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ethiopias beaten ruler reached jomber selfexile in Jerusalem Friday amid conflicting reports of the fate of his second city Harar and tightening tension in Europe over the status of his oncesovereign empire Haile Selassie reached Jerusalem by train from Haifa where a Brit ish warship disembarked the white clad little emperor and his retinue Reports both from Sir Sidney Bar ton the British minister in Addis Ababa and from Djibouti French Somaliland said Harar was on fire and that rioting raged in the streets with the advancing Italians believed 10 miles away City Already Taken But a press dispatch from Mo gadiscio to Rome said the southern troops of Gen Rodolfo Graziani al ready had captured the city thus completingItalys military objec tive in Africa While callow unshod Ethiopian striplings gave the fascist salute to the Italian army of occupation in Addis Ababa there were these de velopments in Europe quarters predict ed Premier Mussolini will bid for a lifting of sanctions Saturday night along with the expected decree for total annexation of Ethiopia His avowal of intention to again take a full part in international affairs was expected to be one result of fascist grand council and cabinet meetings British Cabinet Crisis tempest of British antisanctions feeling gave rise to predictions of a possible cabinet crisis for Honest Stan Baldwins government of nations of ficials annoyed by the reported im minent annexation of Ethiopia by Italy insisted the fallen empire still was recognized as a sovereign member of the league Somewhat anticlimatical was the reported submission to the fascist armies of Ras Seyoum wily Ethi opian chieftain who did his best to delay the march on Addis Ababa tion of this overconcentration music Lenox also said according to the Then came Senator Tom Connally of Texas with his further amend tnat both Mr Mld Mrs ment inquiring as to the extent to which various urban industries have benefited each or more from protective he calls them Months of Research Senator Vandenbergs inquiry rel atively is simple The agriculture department com plains that it will require months of research to answer but with almost infinite toil it is available it is ad mitted Senator Connallys quiz horrifies the tariff commission To satisfy it who questioned him in East Dubuque Sunday af ternoon celebrating their wedding and that he accompanied them on a tour of several taverns He said that he went from East Dubuque to Manchester with the Shines then went home with the Shines Sunday night The officers said that he also asserted that he had made several trips with Mrs Shine in relation to the deed to the Shine farm which it is alleged Mrs Shine obtained from her husband GETTING BIG BUSINESS ADVICE Seeks Suggestions on How to Build Up Certain Industries WASHINGTON Roosevelt said Friday he was seek ing suggestions from industrial lead ers on how to build up certain in shortly after their marriage a week dustries that have a large capacity ago Thursday Lenox was returned to Elkader involves a matter of estimates The at 1 oclock by Sheriff Palas thing cant be done exactly Genera tions of records must be examined to arrive at a then it will be disputed The entire issue of economics fig ures in Senator Bones amendment The Washington senators philos ophy is that our taxation systems all is but should not be a monopoly TIGHTEN STRIKE IN TWIN CITIES Seek to Force Abrogation of Oil Company Leasing Systems MINNEAPOLIS offi als tightened picketing about gas line filling stations in Minneapolis nd St Paul Friday as the strike o force abrogation of oil company asing systems entered its second ay There was no serious disorder dur the first days activity but Amos lesky union member was in the 1 unty jail on a charge of rioting and a warrant was issued for a second striker and diverse Clear Declaration From Hitler Asked LONDON clear declara tion for Adolf Hitler as to whether Germany now regards itself in a position to conclude genuine treat ies was requested Friday in a British questionnaire arising from the Locarno crisis Landon Drive Not to Be Pink Tea Affair If He Is Nominated TOPEKA nation had a broad hint from Gov Alf M Laudon Friday that the coming presidential campaign will be no pink tea affair if he received the republican Mixing in criticism of the Roose velt administration the governor gave his own ideas on issues of the contest in an interview Thursday night with H V Kaltenborn polit ical commentator What the nation needs most Landon said is a re vival of confidence for expansion particularly railroad equipment and housing The executive in response to I questions at his press conference explained this was the purpose of recent talks with such captains of industry as Bernard M Baruch Owen D Young and Walter P Chrysler The latter saw the president Thursday The president said the railroad equipment industries were being held back because railroads heavily laden with capital charges were un able to buy equipment He added that before adequate housing for low income groups could be provided construction would have to be placed on a mass production basis like the automobile industry FORECAST IOWA Thundershowers prob able Friday night and Saturday Somewhat cooler in west and north portions Friday night and In central and east portions Satur day MINNESOTA Cloudy showers in east and south cooler Friday night Saturday generally fair and warmer in northwest cloudy in east and south showers in southeast cooler in extreme southeast IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 19 Minimum in Night 58 At 8 A M Friday 68 Rainfall Trace Student at Harvard Admits He Sent Fake Bomb to Gov Curley CAMBRIDGE Har vard student accepted responsibility Friday for a fake bomb sent to Gov James M Curley of Massachusetts Leonard Farmer a freshman ad mitted to state detectives that he mailed the candy bomb to Gov ernor Curley as a practical joke to embarrass another student Both boys were released Three Men Killed One Injured in Air Crash WARSAW Poland UP Three men were killed and one wounded seriously Friday in a collision of three Polish military planes near Poznea The planes belonging to the third Polish air squadron col lided during maneuvers EARLY ARRIVAL OF HELD PROBABLE Big Ship May Complete Atlantic Crossing in 63 Hours By LOUIS F LOCHNER fCopj risrllt 1936 by The Associated ABOARD THE ZEPPELIN HIN DENBURG ENROUTE TO AMERI of the Hindenburg in dicated Friday they hoped to reach Lakehurst N at 6 a m Central Standard Time Saturday complet ing her crossing from Friedrich shafen in hours From the positions of the Hin denburg as reported and plotted to day it was indicated that the air ship likely would make its first American land fall at Nantucket light A change in course however would result in a different land The excellent weather into which the Hindenburg emerged over the grand banks of Newfoundland after a stormy night was responsible for the prediction as to the possible ar rival time The passengers had their biggest thrill of the voyage at a m Greenwich mean time a m Central Standard Time when huge iceberg was sighted Get View ol Iceberg Capt Ernest Lehmann master of the ship maneuvered the Hinden burg so that all couKl obtain an ex cellent view of the sun bathed col ossus of the seas At 8 a Greenwich mean time 2 a m Central Standard Time the airliner rose feet above the clouds to enter a region of sun shine At midnight the ship ran into a 40 mile an hour headwind and heavy rain The course was changed sud denly from the southwest to the north Dr Hugo Eckfner president of the Zeppelin company said We picked up five tons of water in half an hour It was most welcome for it compensated the loss of weight through consumption of Fabric Absorbs Rainwater The Hindenburg is especially constructed so that the fabric will absorb rainwater The rainwater in turn is conveyed into the ships ballast tanks as Dr Eckener added We followed the normal steamer course despite Despite the rough weather out side the passengers noticed only a slight swaying of the ship at the height of the storm The Rev Father Paul Schulte celebrated mass Friday morning at ijs little portable altar He prayed tor the prosperity of all nations most especially for those whose citi zens were assembled here May Arrive Early Dr Hugo Eckener declared there was a chance of reaching Lakehurst N early Saturday little more than two days after his giant air ships departure from Friedrichshaf en instead of late Saturday as had been anticipated originally Likening the Hindenburg to a jolly Dr Eckener appeared gratified over the prospect of sur passing by far the record of the French liner Normandie which won the blue ribbon for ships speed with a four day 11 hour 42 minute cross ing The French evidently refuse us permission to fly over France be cause they consider that permission a trump card but they forget Ive got a jolly the veteran air man said Meet Heavy Weather After an easy start Wednesday at p m p CST and a smooth flight over the Netherlands and the English channel the Hin denburg ran into heavy weather Thursday afternoon on the first leg of its journey over the North Atlan tic ON THE INSIDE HOMER S GUMMING S Attorney General Says Interstate Mobs Broken ON PAGE 2 Dickinson Hits New Deal in Ackley Talk ON PAGE 8 National Baseball Head to Visit in Mason City ON PAGE 9 Big Four Teams Here in Second Annual Field Day ON PAGE 9 GRAF ZEPPELIN REACHES BASE Takes Short Cut Up Rhone Valley With Permission of France FRIEDRICHSHAFEN Graf Zeppelin after bucking bad weather over the Atlantic and tak ing a short cut up the Rhone valley with the permission of the French government reached its base safely Friday in a flight from South Amer ica The Graf companion ship of the Hindenburg now crossing the North Atlantic tothe United States had struck a hangar wall at Rio de Jan eiro before starting the return trip but Commander Hans von Schiller said the accident had not hampered navigation A broken girder of a stern motor gondola had been repaired and stab ilized Captain von Schiller said the air ship was menaced by unfavorable conditions off the Portuguese coast and that with 22 passengers aboard he did not want to experiment Instead of taking the eastern re turn route over the Alps he wire lessed the French government for permission to fly over the centra course and proceeded up the Rhone valley of France The Graf arrived at a a The change in conditions follow ing favorable winds and clear skies came shortly after lunch but the stout 813 foot long air cruiser rode so evenly that the 51 passengers failed to notice the difference Later the Hindenburg encount ered side winds which the naviga tors turned to profit to hasten the voyage Both Dr Eckener and Captain Lehmann agreed then The Hindenburg is running like mad averaging more than 80 miles High Court to Hold Session on Saturday DES MOINES 5 Supreme court members who Thursday ad ioumed court in order to attend fu leral services at Hampton for Wfl iam D Evans former supreme court justice decided Friday to sit Saturday because of the crowded docket Court attaches said it would be the first time in recent years the court has held a Saturday session an hour with a possibility of reach ing New York early Hear Piano Concert For probably the first time in the history of air navigation the pas sengers were treated to a piano con cert It was played by Franz Wag ner a Dresden pianist The Hindenburg was reported at 11 a Central Standard Time as only 680 miles eastnortheast of Nantucket lightship by Western Union The air was calm and the big ship was being propelled by her four en gines at a speed of 60 knots The ships officers said they ex pected to moor at Lakehurst at about 7 a m Saturday QUOTAS IN SOIL BUILDING WORK ARE ANNOUNCED Representatives From 17 Counties at Charles City Session CHARLES for soil depleting crops in 16 North Iowa counties were announced here Fri day at a district meeting when rep resentatives from each of the coun ties gathered for consideration of the soil conservation program In North Iowa the ratio of soil depleting crop to crop land for those who join in the soil conserva tion program varies from per cent in Allamakee to 93 inWright county Cerro Gordos percentage is The quotas announced for North Iowa were considerably high er than those announced Thursday for certain counties in the central secion of the state Ralph Smith of Newton state sec retary of the soil conservation work attended the meeting and assisted in explanation of quotas listing sheets and recent rulings which came up for discussion Session began Friday morning following a delay occasioned when the meeting could not be held in the court house as scheduled and was held at the Ellis auditorium Further discussion was heard in the after noon Listed in North Iowa In North Iowa the quota ratio of soil depleting crops in propor tion to crop land and in proportion to farm land is as follows in per centages Ratio to Crop Land Winnebago Hancock Worth Cerro Gordo Franklin Mitchell Floyd Butler Dead or Alive Hancock Chickasaw Bremer Winneshiek Fayette Allamakee Clayton Ratio to Farm JLand DR JOSEPH P MORAN With the arrest of Alvin Kar pis and Harry Campbell specula tion again is rife as to whether Dr Joseph P Moran Chicago physician is dead Or alive A col lege graduate who married a so ciety girl Moran was sent to pri son for performing an illegal oper ation There he is supposed to have become associated with gangsters He is known to have performed facial operations on Karpis Campbell John Dillinger and other desperadoes A body re covered from Lake Erie some time ago was partly identified as Morons Authorities point out the physician may have tallied too Central Press WESTERN IOWA GETS SHOWERS j Thundershowers Probable in Most of State Says Weatherman DES MOINES fell on western Iowa Friday Sioux City measuring 25 of an inch of mois Other Meetings Held The quotas determine the amounts of soil depleting crops in proportion to soil building crops that individ ual farms and persons who partici pate in the program may raise A similar meeting was held in At lantic Friday At Newton quotas for 23 central and southern Iowa counties were announced Thursday There quotas varied from per cent in Davis county to per cent in Story county in Hardin The quotas announced at Newton showing the ratio of soil depleting acreage to total farm land included Hamilton Hardin dy Boone Story Marshall Tama Dallas Polk Jasper Powe shiek Madison 46 Warren Mar ion Mahaska Clarke Lucas 35 Monroe Wa pello 41 Decatur Wayne 80 Flee to Safety as Fire Destroys Hotel SANTA ROSA patrons in the Santa Rosa hotel fled to safety early Friday as fire destroyed a building housing the Rosenberg department store and the ictel The store owners estimated damage at ture and Council Bluffs 06 the weatherman said thundershowers are probable Fri day night and Saturday over most of the state along with somewhat cooler Temperatures Thursday and Thursday night he said averaged from 4to 17 degrees above normal with a high of 87 at Burlington and Iowa City and a low of 46 at In wood BODE DEFEATED BY MASON CITY Rock Rapids Beats Titonka in District High School Baseball Tourney City de feated Bode 202 in the high school district baseball tournament here Friday afternoon The game was late in starting oclock Fri day noon and was finished in mid afternoon Rock Rapids defeated Titonka 50 in a morning game and Rodman was scheduled to play Armstrong in the afternoon Body of Boy Found on Railroad Tracks DAVENPORT body of an unidentified boy about 15 years old was found Friday morning near the C R I and P railroad tracks about a mile west of Walcott It is believed the boy fell from a train during the night The body was tak en to Wilton and the Muscatine county coroner called Reds Reported Killed by Bombs in China TAIYUAN FIT SHANSI PRO VINCE China army lyers reported they killed approxi mately Chinese communists with bombs Friday afternoon Provincial military authorities said the bombing planes had dealt a crushing blow to communist roopg in western Shansi The flyers dived against the red forces repeatedly dropping a large quantity of explosives into the ranks below Following the air attack military authorities said infantry was mov ing against the communists with tne support of the airplanes The ieds were said to be fleeing into northern Shansi province HEARINGSONTAX ACT FINISHED BY FINANCE GROUP Harrison Says Measure Suitable to F R WiD Pass MORE CONGRESS PAGE 2 WASHINGTON senate Friday passed the record peacetime navy appropriation bill The measure carrying funds for more fighting ships aircraft and men returns to the house with amendments Conference conjmit tees were scheduled to adjust dif ferences between the two houses Just More final passage on a voice vote the senate rejected an amendment seeking to eliminate provisions for the construction of two battleships six submarines and 12 destroyers Sees Some Changes Hearings on the house tax bill were concluded by the senate finance committee Friday with a forecast by Chairman Harrison that a bill would be passed raising the revenue asked by President Roosevelt and adhering to the phil osophy of his recommendations The Mississippi democrat con ceded there would be some modi fications in the proposal for taxing undistributed corporate profits but said he did not anticipate much trouble in getting the bill out Monday Harrison said the com mittee will go into executive ses sion to begin work on the bill He forecast it would take at least all next week Discounts Revolt Reports Discounting reports of a revolt in his committee against the undis turbed profits tax Harrison said he was not disturbed over the situa tion but added that there will be ertain modifications of The committee he said would ask the treasury experts many ques tions about some of the points rais ed in the public hearings Prophesying it would take the committee all next week at least to work out the bill Harrison said we want to write everything con structive in the bill without destroy ing the philosophy of In the he added we will work out a very good bill Without question it will raise the revenue asked by the president and the phil osopsy of the bill will go through though there may be some Opposed by Business Commenting on the strong busi ness opposition expressed in the hearing Harrison said I never found any tax bill where anybody advocated it and in that respect this bill is not much different from all the Informed that President Roose velt had said at a press conference today that the tax question was not settled yet when asked about the ef fect of levies on railroads Harrison commented that the spokesmen for the carriers had made a good pres entation with reference to the railroads in receivership As the hearings closed committee members were giving attention to proposals for superimposing a sur tax on undistributed profits over the present corporation structure In stead of rebuilding the corporation tax plan entirely Plan Is Recommended A spokesman for the New York society of certified public accoun tants recommended such a plan and Senator Connolly asked the treasury for estimates of reve nue a program of that kind woud realize The New York society proposed a flat 15 per cent corporate income tax with an additional levy ranging from 4 per cent to 20 per cent on undistributed income The rate would be 4 per cent on income retained up to 20 per cent 5 per cent on the second 20 per cent 10 per cent on the third 15 per cent on the fourth and 20 per cent on the balance President Roosevelt at a press conference refused to discuss the tax bill in any way When asked if he would favor a separate tax on undistributed corporation net in come in addition to a tax on all neC income he said he could not talk about the measure Asks for Senator ConnaUy dis closed he had asked the treasury for of revenue on a tax plan similar to that advanced by the pub lic accountants His tentative plan would impose a flat tax of 12 per cent and sub ject dividends to stockholders to ;