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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1935, Mason City, Iowa L 0 N 0 F I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION I VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FKIDAY MAY 10 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 180 lowans in Washington Dickinson Chooses to Ignore Attack by Kraschel ASHINGTON May 10 Senator L J Dickinson Iowa republican chose to ignore the di rect attack upon his political posi tion toward the new deals agri cultural program by Lieut Gov Nels G Kraseisl of Iowa ac knowledged he had noted Kras chels speech but when asked If he would answer it stood silent with a quizzical expression I never heard of him he remarked as he turned away The Iowa republican has been one of the new deals most consistent and persistent critics attacking its agricultural program as well as the NRA and other agencies which have been the target of other westerners As a result he has been mentioned as a possible republican presidential nominee although he declares he will run for reelection to the senate The white haired republican while ignoring the shafts of Kraschel a possible democratic opponent for the senate seat delights m discuss ing what he calls the socialistic ad visers of President Roosevelt Seek Old References Dickinson charged many of the leaders in the 1924 campaign of the senior Robert LaFollette and men who have espoused socialistic plat form measures in the past were drawn into the front ranks of the present democratic administrations leadership He first enunciated this view in his debate with Senator Joe Robin son of Arkansas democratic senate leader before the Amen Comer club of Pittsburgh but for weeks he and his office force had delved into old newapyper and magazinefiles to theSwords new deal as the textof the key note speech and that A A Berle Jr one of the original socalled brain trusters and Frederic C Howe until recently consumers counsel for the farm administration signed a congratulatory message to LaFollette declaring the time has come for a new deal He noted that Donald R Richberg sometimes referred to recently as the assistant president was chair roan of the resolutions committee at that convention and other prom inent members of the present new deal who played important parts in the program and campaign in cluded Basil Manly now a member of the federal power commission Sidney Hillman a member of the NRA Consumers Advisory board J A Frarklin and Rose Schneider man members of the NRA labor ad visory board and Rexford G Tug well now undersecretary of agri culture and director of the resettle ment program to be financed from the work relief fund DOWS MOHAWKS WINATTITONKA Former State Champions to Meet Mason City Nine in District Test TITONKA May high school former state champions and Mason City will face each other in tie semifinals of the district base ball tournament here tomorrow Dows defeated Excelsior township 9to 2 to gain the semifinal while Mason City beat Swea City 12 to 4 Running scores Dows V205 000 973 Excelsior Twp 000 110 2 4 S and C Boone W Johnson Thompson and M John son Swea City 010 030 Mason City 307 Oil 8 2 and Mott Carr Jensen Schueler and Hanifan The Weather FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness with probable showers Satur day and in west portion late Friday night Warmer in west portion Friday night and cooler in extreme west Saturday MINNESOTA Saturday cloudy showers in west and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 63 Minimum in Night 3 A M Friday 51 HATTERY HIGHWAY PATROL HEAD Long Attacks Prospective Veto of Bonus Bill BANKING BILL TO MEET ITS REAL TEST IN SENATE Eccles Testifies Before Glass Group on House Approved Act WASHINGTON May 10 Protesting against the prospective veto of the Patman bonus bill Sen ator Long CDLa asserted in the senate today that President Roose velt was leading the democratic party to by advocating various contradictory measures The Louisiana senator trying to build up sentiment to override the expected presidential disapproval of the bonus measure said the execu tive and a large majority of the senate approved a bill in 1933 which permitted banks to get new cur rency for bonds Wouldnt Get Interest The only difference between that bill and the bonus he said is that the banks can still get the interest on the bonds and the soldiers wouldnt get any interest The president he added is leading the democratic party to slaughter Hes already done it by advocating these various contradic tory measures one giving some thing to a preferred class and the other denying the same thing to a less fortunate class Bank Bill Meets Critic for r in the house yesterday Marriner S Eccles governor of the federal reserve board was sum moned before a senate subcommit tee to answer questions about the omnibus banking bill which the house passed 271 to 110 Senator Carter Glass D chairman of the subcommittee has opposed some of the powers which the measure would concentrate in Washington Eccles in his testimony asserted that public control of national credit and monetary policy was essential to recovery No Action lor Weeks Leaders predicted there would be no action on the bill on the senate floor for several weeks but they foresaw a bitter controversy im mediately before the Glass subcom mittee Glass and his colleagues planned to hear Winthrop W Aldrich pres ident of the Chase National bank and Francis M Law former presi dent of the American Bankers as sociation next Tuesday Aldrich was among the signers of a statement issued by the Bankers association recently approving sec tions of the bill dealing with deposit insurance and some technical changes in the banking laws but suggesting changes to minimize the possibility of what critics have en visioned as political control over the federal reserve system Delay Bonus Fight Generally bankers already heard by the Glass group have expressed opposition to the federal reserve provisions of the bill Opponents apparently reserved their strongest lurn io Page 3 Column 1 Girls With Painted Lips and Bare Legs Banned From Church DUDLEY Worcestershire Eng land May 10 with bare legs and painted lips were banned from the parish church at Sedgley near here today by order of the vicar the Rev Harold Marley The pastor warned his feminine parishioners that he not only would eject from the church all girls who neglected to don hosiery but that he also would refuse to ad minister the sacrament to women with carmined lips Brain Trust Set Up by Japanese Cabinet TOKIO May 10 week of political struggle that dominated the front pages of the Japanese newspapers ended today with the setting up of an official Japanese brain trust The constitutional innovation de signed to bolster the prestige of the Okada cabinet and extend its tenure of office is to be called the na tional policy council It has Em peror Hirohitos sanction Chain Letter Factories Swamped by Fans The chain letter craze reached a new hitjh in Springfield Mo where fans flocked to factories to have their contributions of and notarized One OE the establishments with notaries aiding participants is shown jammed with society women maids clerks and staid businessmen who joined in the rush Many discovered after thecraze died down they were out from 1 to Associated Press Big Welcome WASHINGTON May 10 Back from his conquest of Antarc tica Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd and his crew of stalwarts neared the capital today to receive a reception second only to the one Washington gave Lindbergh in 1927 Top hats and gold braid glistened as officials in brilliant array awaited the arrival of the rust scarredship Bear of Oakland bear ing the aerial explorer of two poles on the last lap of his journey up the Potomac Up bright and early after anight spentat the dock at Quantico Va 40 miles down the river the party planned to arrive at the navy yard here at 4 p m eastern standard time for ceremonies topped short ly before 5 p m by a speech of wel come by President Roosevelt Besides the president Secretary Swanson congressional leaders Governor George E Peery of Vir ginia and high navy officers led the welcoming delegations Cannon were loaded to roar a 13 run salute to the commander or the men who faced the rigors of Little America Believe Navy Air Fleet May Have Stopped at French Frigate Shoals HONOLULU May 10 cial secercy veiled in silence today the whereabouts of 46 navy seaplanes on a trail blazing mass flight to Midway island 1323 miles away As the hours passed with no in formation madepublic by navy of icials speculation grew that the huge air group ever stopped at French Frigate shoals 500 miles or at Pearl Harbor and for 14 months WINTER WHEAT FORECAST DOWN Production Estimated May 1 Shows Drop From April 1 Forecast BULLETIN DES MOINES May 10 An estimated Iowa winter wheat production of 5760000 bushels nearly 3000000 more than last year was reported today by Leslie M Carl federal agricultural statistician on the basis of the May 1 crop con dition flyin assembled for such a distant Hermes Reef 100 miles from Midway 24 Mile Wind Rain was falling and a 24 mile wind was blowing at Midway when he airmen began taking off from Pearl Harbor at a ra p m EST Thursday lending cre Jence to the belief the planes night rave stopped at some intermediate point There is no means of communica tion between here and the Shoals or Pearl and Hermes Reef and since radio silence is maintained at Pearl harbor there is no immediate way of determining the air fleets where abouts 10 to 12 Hours Ten to 12 hours had been esti mated as the time necessary for the flight to Midway island The takeoff was without a hitch and despite the silence of officials in revealing whereabouts of the Ar mada there was nothing to indicate any fears were felt for its safety The changing positions of the 46 ships as they sped over the track less Pacific where no other plane ever had ventured was believed known to forces of the United States navy now maneuvering in a 5000000 square mile triangle of the North Pacific in their 1935 war games WASHINGTON May 10 Winter wheat production indicated for this year by May 1 conditions was reported today by the depart ment of agriculture to be 431637 000 bushels compared with 435499 000 on April 1 405034000 last year and 618186000 the 192832 average production Indicated rye production is 40 356000 bushels compared with 16 040000 last year and 21150000 in 1933 The condition on May 1 of winter wheat was 753 per cent of a normal compared with 698 a month ago 709 a year ago and 812 the 1928 32 average Less Than Average The acreage sown to winter wheat last fall was 44336000 acres com Tiim o Pace 3 Column 2 Beer Law Revision Becomes Effective DES MOINES May 10 vision of the Iowa beer law in cluding the requirement that beer establishments must be closed at least from 1 to 6 a m nightly be came effective late Thursday fol lowing publication in the Dyersville Commercial of the new law 20 Blown Into Sea by Fireworks Blast SINGAPORE Straits Settlements May 10 box of fireworks ex ploded today at Singapores munic ipal celebration honoring King Georges quarter century of reign blowing 20 persons into the sea One Set to Leave for Capital DES MOINES May 10 large delegation of dirt farmers from the com belt today laid plans for a pilgrimage to Washington where they claim they will person ally buttonhole congressmen in the cause of the AAA The caravan of farmers going by auto bus and train is set to move out of the corn belt tomorrow morning It expects to arrive in Washington Monday and confer with Secretary Wallace The delegation is composed in the main of county and township allot ment committee members locally administering the adjustment pro grams Started by Members The movement was reliably re ported to have started among allot ment committee members but the farm advinistration made it known its officials were to have no hand in it Were sending delegates to Washington for only one reason said Walter Hendrickson of Pleas anton Nebr head of the Nebraska group We want a chance to ex plain to congress our side of the AAA question from at least seven midwestern states and several eastern and southern states are o PaEt 3 column 7 DUKE CONVICTED GIVEN 9 MONTHS British Peer Sentenced for Pawning Jewelry From Mothers Estate LONDON May 10 Duke of Manchester today was found guilty in the Old Bailey of obtaining money under false pre sences and sentenced to nine months imprisonment The 59 year old peer who earlier estified that his financial road had been rocky during recent years showed no emotion as sentence was pronounced His attorney indicated an appeal would be filed immediately Testi iying today in the case which arose from his pawning of jewelry al egedly not his property the duko said I have been bankrupt twice He denied any intent to defraud when he pawned the jewelry be onging to the estate of his late American born mother He declared he had paid interest on the pledged gems and kept insurance in force with the purpose of redeeming the the REPORT ARREST OF 5 ACCUSED OF MIDWEST CRIME Blamed for 6 Holdups 4 Kidnapmgs and 2 Shootings DES MOINES May 10 rest of five persons which the state bureau of investigation said were involved in four kidnapings six rob beries and two shootings in three midwestern states was announced today Four of the men are held in the Woodbury jail at Sioux City and one was arrested at Minneapolis yester day State Agent Paul Gruber said In custody are Earl Egan Sioux City Charles H Knight Sioux City Paul Clayton Sioui City Cavanall Bud Hoofer Sioux City Milo Jensen Minneapolis The arrest of the alleged gang clears up the Lewis system robbery ond kidnaping of Ernest Newman 24 bank messenger at Sioux City Feb 4 in which four bandits held up an armored truck seized and carried Newman off to release him the same day near St Paul Minn officers declared Involved in Jobs Other jobs in which the state bu reau of investigation said the men were involved include ri Holdup rXJlnTsunli ton S March 6 in which fiv bandits obtained and fired sev eral shots into the ceiling during the man was believed drowned Six othj articles adding that he had ers suffered burns money in his Docket to do so robbery Holdup of Effies Inn at Sioux Kidnaping of two western Iowa during Falls S Dak March 14 in which five men obtained and one pa tron was shot in the arm Holdup of filling station and grocery at Holly Springs March 11 in which five men obtained 18 Holdup at Omaha Holdup of the Medical Arts gar age at Omaha March 16 in which two men obtained 25 in cash kid naped Gene Mullen night garage man in a stolen car and released him near Sioux City the next morn ing Holdup of a filling station at Woodbine March 19 in which four men obtained 51800 farmers in the bandits flight from the Woodbine stickup after a shooting scrape with offi cers near Harlan Iowa The gang assertedly changed cars after out distancing officers changing from the commandeered auto of one farmer to the car of a second farm er whom they finally released near Sioux City Auto Thefts Charged Members of the alleged gang have also been connected with auto thefts in various midwestern cities state department agents declared The arrests followed a long inves tigation in which the federal gov ernment and state and county offi cials participated and finally was climaxed y Jensens arrest in Minneapolis late yesterday after evidence implicating other members of the gang had been given offi cers by persons already in custody Included in the investigating force was a United States special agent State Agents Gruber and E C Wenig and Sheriff W R Tice of Woodbury county and his chief deputy Leo Naughton Nervous at End RAYMOND HAMILTON Mayors Wife Freed of Forgery Charges GUTHRIE CENTER May 10 tP deliberating five and one mlf hours a district court jury ex onerated Mrs John Parrott 39 wife of the mayor of Audubon and mother of two children from forg ery charges She was accused of massing two bogus checks for each on a drug store and grocery here Mrs Parrott denied any knowi edge of the checks Would Defer Action on M St L Road WASHINGTON May 10 Resolutions were introduced in con gress by Representative Thurston of Iowa and Senator Bulow of South Dakota to direct the RFC and in terstate commerce commission to defer for at least a year any action o dismember the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad FIVE MEN DIE TO PAY FOR CRIMES Ray Hamilton Runt Texas Badman Goes Meekly to Electric Chair HUNTSVILLE Tex May 10 ff Hamilton exhibiting even in ihiarlastminutes a ahell of the vicious conceit ttat helped make him a ranking public enemy died meekly today in the electric chair He followed Joe Palmer his part ner in the slaying of Major Crow son prison guard to the execution chamber Palmer was pronounced dead at a m Hamilton strapped into the chair at was dead at The electrocution of the 22 year old runt gunman closed a crime ca reer that began with sneak thief op erations in his teens and developed swiftly to bank robbery kidnaping prison breaks and murder Contrast to Talk Hamiltons death was in marked contrast to his talk He bragged he never would be taken alive but he surrendered meekly when Bill Decker Dallas deputy sheriff shoved a pistol into his ribs in a Fort Worth railroad yard a few weeks ago One of his last acts was to send a word of thanks to Decker for not shooting him that night He still had a bit of swagger left when he was captured and told questioners the Texas prison would not hold him It did hold him de spite two previous breaks one en gineered by the late Clyde Barrow Hamiltons former gang chief He gave no trouble and the best he could muster toward keeping up his show of bravado was a sickly smile and a brief flare up of defiance for law enforcement in general Nervous at Last So nervous did Hamilton become late yesterday as his hopes of es caping death faded one by one prison officials had feared he would be unable to go unaided through the ordeal He managed to do that but his face was ashen and his attempt to smile little more than a brief grim ace as he entered the execution chamber Well goodbye all of you were his last words as the death mask was adjusted after the electrodes had been applied and he had been strapped in the chair Palmer Resigned to Die Just before he had made a brief statement in which he denied he was connected with the murder of a Hillsboro Texas filling station operator Palmers last moments were in contrast to Hamiltons nervousness Long ago resigned to death he at tempted to wisecrack as he entered the execution chamber but the ef fort fell a little flat He faltered noticeably however in reading a prepared statement Turn In 3 Column 3 STORYCOUNTYS SHERIFF NAMED BY MRS MILLER Has Been Prominent in Safety Work Through Legion Schools DES MOINES May 10 pointmcnt of John R Hattery iheriff of Story county as chief f the new state highway patrol was announces today by Mrs Alex Miller secretary of state Hatterys appointment is to be ome effective upon publication of the measure passed by the legisla ure and signed by the governor es ablishing the official state motor latrol Sheriff Since I9SO The new chief 37 and a repub ican has been sheriff of Story ounty since Jan 1 1930 He is at iresent district highway safety di ector for the Iowa department of he American Legion and a member if the legislative committee of the owa State Sheriffs association Hattery was an officer in a ma chine gun crops in the World war rom 1917 until the armistice He has been prominent in highway safety work through the Legion and through schools and other or ganizations in his county Mrs Mil ler Said To Name Assistants The secretary of state also nounced that appointments of two assistant chiefs of the patrol are to be made next Monday probably selected from members of the pres ent force of the safety patrol The highway patrol law provides for establishmentof of highway patrolmen including the chief and two assistants which will enforce state highway regulations and promote highway safety At present the state maintains a force of 15 patrolmen under the state mo tor vehicle department NUMBER OF COG CAMPS REDUCED 17 New Camps to Be Set Up in Iowa Under Expanded Works Program WASHINGTON May 10 The number of contemplated CCC camps for Iowa was reduced today from 51 to 49 when the number of proposed drainage camps was cut from seven to five Seventeen new camps will be es tablished in Iowa however under the expanded works relief program In addition to the new camps previously announced the new plans call for soil erosion camps in Mills Hardin Crawford Linn Montgomery and Lee counties and drainage camps in Louisa Monona Kossuth Harrison and Wright counties Erosion projects will handle 25 camps the national forest area four state parks 14 and one on a military reservation Canning Season Here A new service booklet on canning and preserving is available to Globe Gazette readers through our Wash ington Information bureau Just off the presses this carefully compiled page booklet offers more than 100 tested recipes for fruits vege tables meats How to make tasty jellies jams conserves and marma lades How to pickle fruits and vege tables How to bottle fruit juices in season How to can meats and chicken for winter consumption Hints on the latest scientific meth ods Send for this handy guide to household economies today Inclose 10 cents to cover cost handling and postage Use coupon Burglars Loot Bank Safe in South Dakota i PUKWANA S Dak May 10 A11 burned a hole in the safe of the First National bank here with an acetylene torch some time early this morning and escaped with cash and bonds estimated at 55000 The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Canning and Preserving1 Street City State Mail to Washington D Ci ;