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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1935, Mason City, Iowa OfS W01WHS I A 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 WEDNESDAY MAY 15 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 184 Shoe Put on Other Foot War Probers Made Things Hot for Army Heads By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON May 15 celebrated leak from the house military affairs committee of tes timony on advis ability of mil itary air bases near the Can adian border ap parently is a closed But therell be smiles for a long time around the war department whenever the subject is brought up The McSwain committee particularly a subcom mittee of military affairs headed by Rogers of New Hampshire it is said generally has been handing the irmy a little roughly Maj Gen Benjamin D Foulois chief of the army air corps has been a special target of the Rogers committee It recommended the ouster of Fouloia and has been prodding Secretary Dern to do something about it A prolonged special investigation was ordered by the house into de partmental business and purchasing methods There has been also a threat of further investigation of the department unless it acts in the Foulois case The committee has a special investigator the former Representative W Frank James Michigan quietly gathering data for possible renewal of the investi gation Now that the shoe is on the other squarely there by the commanderinchief of the army and navy himself the situation has provoked audible chuckles among thearmy command high and low Borah Has Knack The speech of Senator Borah on the antilynching bill credited by many with having broken up the filibuster conducted by dramatic knack of time and place to deliverhisVthrusts He was chair man of a subcommittee of the ju diciary committee in 1922 which considered the Dyer antilynching bill He told the senate then and has not changed his mind since that in his opinion the bill was uncon stitutional Yet Borah remained silent during the flood of oratory whiich kept the senate deadlocked for days On one occasion at least his presence on the senate floor when an effort was made to stop the filibuster by par liamentary means would have meant victory for those opposed to the bill Gossip has it his absence was in terpreted in some quarters to mean he had run out When the rumor reached his ears it is whispered he became so incensed that he decided then and there to address the sen ate Bankhead of Alabama had the floor when Borah aroseHe quickly yielded to the Idahoan who waded in The filibuster was over shortly thereafter Senator Reynolds Pigs Itprobably will be a long time before Senator Reynolds of North Carolina globetrotter author one time track and football star men tions pigs publicly again During senate consideration of Bankhead tenant farmer bill Rey nolds in a speech called attention to the wholesale slaughter of pigs under the AAA program Mr Pres ident he declared with sympathy and feeling I do think little pigs are the cutest things in the world The senate roared That was days agobut laments the senator It seems I cant pass a senator in the corridor or else where without provoking him into either whistling or humming Whos Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf COURT REJECTS DUCKWORTH PLEA Farmers Decide Not to Form New Organization BODY APPROVES RESOLUTION FOR CONTINUING AAA Review Session at Which They Heard President Lash Critics BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 15 A resolution calling upon Sec retory Wallace lo lurnish all correspondence concerning the farmers gathering here yester day and to report whether they were brought to Washington at government expense was intro duced in the senate today by Senator Hastings R Del WASHINGTON May 15 Deciding against the creation of a new national agrarian organiza tion farmer delegates from 34 states and Puerto Rico appointed at yesterdays mass meeting today adopted a resolution urging contin uation of the agricultural adjust ment act including the processing tax and amendments now pending in congress Remaining in session after the visitation of farmers to Washington officially had concluded following addresses to them by President Roosevelt Secretary Wallace and other AAA officials the delegates announced they would attempt to rdination of ganizatlon as had been considered To Select Representative With this aim in view they ap proved a motion to have state com modity committees select a repre sentative to serve in an advisory capacity if his services were needed Following is the text of the dele gates resolution Whereas the agricultural ad justment act is the result of the or ganized efforts of farmers to insure the nation an abundant supply of foods and fibers at a fair price to the producer and Whereas industrial groups do not operate on a basis less than the cost of production but have fol lowed the sound economic policy of adjusting their production to the effective demand instead of glut ting the markets with goods and on the contrary farmers have con tinued to produce in excess of ef fective demand for same thereby being forced to sell at a loss and inevitably being forced into bank ruptcy we believe that a carefully planned adjustment of farm produc tion is the only system that will give to agriculture an equality with industry and Whereas powerful organized groups are attempting to destroy Turn o pact 2 column 4 Championship Orchestra Band Ready to Go on Air Concert Set for 15 Minutes Before Broadcast Mason Citys national champion ship orchestra and band were ready Wednesday afternoon to take to the air in a big way They had rehearsed and timed their numbers for the last time Three staff members from station WHO Des Moines headed by Har old Fair program director had ar rived on the scene and were in stalling the necessary broadcasting equipment in the new music hall Cards and letters by the hundred had gone out over the country to notify former Mason Cityans of the half hour program which will be on the airlanes between and 9 oclock Major Bowes connoisseur su preme of amateur radio talent had been notified by Mr Fair of the program and invited to have his scouts on the job All was in readiness Announcers at WHO have been calling attention to the program throughout the week and Wednes day morning Andy Woolfries pop ular WOI announcer made compli Newest Dictator THERES STILL TIME TO OBTAIN A TICKET Want to sit in on Wednesday nights broadcast Its still pos sible Theres still a supply tickets onulC store on About iOO of 25D seats still remained on hand Wednes day afternoon These may be had until 6 oclock at the Vance store and ticket sellers will be on hand at the music hall at 8 oclock in the event all the reservations have not been claimed Heres a choice opportunity to watch the mechanics of big time broadcasting at close range Hardware Dealer Injures DECORAH May Fin holt local hardware dealer was struck by a hitandrun driver on his way home and suffered two broken ribs and minor bruises He was picked up after the accident by Mike Musser street commissioner and Alton Nelson motor cop and taken to his home TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Wed nesday night and Thursday possibly showers in the extreme west portion Somewhat warm er Thursday MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday possibly showers in extreme west portions somewhat warm er Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 35 Minimum in Night 41 At 8 A M Wednesday 47 DEAN COMMENTS ON FARMER VISIT Declares Program Evidence of Desire for Continued Adjustment mentary mention of the Mason City musical organizations and referred to the Wednesday night broadcast in his news notes program Wish I could be with you he wired the local committee in charge of the broadcast Previous engagement prevents but Ill sure ly be listening in The program as it has taken shape follows number by orches tra of radio facilities by Ed Reim ers of WHO national cham pionships required number followed by a selected num ber by orchestra talk on Mason City in Iowa Speaks series S from William Tell overture and selected march announcement oy Ed Reimers of band num bers until oclock WASHINGTON May 15 Enthused reactions to the address by President Roosevelt and confi dence in the success of their mass demonstration of support for the AAA program were voiced here by Iowa South Dakota and Nebraska participants The entire program of events yesterday with the resulting na tional attention received were de clared by Earl Dean of Mason City head of the Iowa farm delegation as fitting evidence of farm desire for a continued adjustment pro gram The talk by President Roosevelt was received favorably by Ray Miller of OBrien county Iowa who said he had been planting corn up to an hour before he departed for Washington Miller was also impressed by the address of Sec retary of Agriculture Wallace who he remarked leaned across the rostrum of Constitution hall and just talked Miller said he felt the meeting a tribute to Wallace and his farm improvement efforts Dean said he expected a meeting tonight between the Iowa delega tion and Iowa congressmen To dis cuss phases of farm programs with representatives of other state dele gations Dean named J B Kim berley of Collins Iowa to the corn hog committee and A B Zahncr of Logan to the wheat group Senators Dont Care to Keep Their Chairs by Paying Full Price DES MOINES May 15 chairs in which Iowa senators tilted back during the last assem bly session were bargains at each it seems but at theyre something else again The senators voted to sell them selves their chairs for 510 each Bu the attorney generals office ruled the senators had made too good a bargain that they had to pay 4090 for each chair the cost to the state Today 18 senators and repre sentatives had been refunded the paid and the other 17 purchas ers had yet to pay the that will entitle them to a chair Housecleaning Not Always Fully Safe CHICAGO May may be danger in 15 spring house cleaning Mrs Lucille Hillier fell yesterday from a table while sweeping down cobwebs and was Impaled on her broom Doctors said she would recover In Aurora 111 Roy Benton 58 slipped on a rug on a newly polished floor topplec cut of a window and was killed He was shaking out a rug for his wife when he fell I Tloce Gen Edward Kydz Smigly above in Poland now corresponds to that of lair Dic tator Joseph aPilsudski the Po fern Press PRINCIPAL FLAGS AND STOPS TRAIN Possible Trestle Accident Avoided When Cow Is Rescued MARQUETTB May 15 If race Kemp principal of the Mc regor junior high school had not flagged it the afternoon eastbound passenger train on the Milwaukee railroad might have been derailed on a high trestle near here and a major catastrophe occurred rail road men are saying Miss Kemp Mrs Alice Goddard and Miss Marion Marett of Mc Jregor were fishing in the Bloody Run 7 miles west of Marquette They discovered a cow had wandered down the railroad track to a trestle above the stream and was lying be tween the rails with her legs dangling down between the ties Knowing it was almost time for the eastbound passenger Miss Kemp ran down the track and around a bend hearing the locomo tive whistle as she hurried She waved and the train stopped The other women meantime had found the owner of the cow Train men helped to lift the animal and get her off the trestle She ambled away unhurt PERKINS SWOPE BACK EXTENSION OF NRA 2 YEARS House Asked to Approve Administration Plan and Not Senates WASHINGTON May 15 Support for a two year extension and revision of NRA was given to day at the white house by Secre tary Perkins and Gerard Swope of the business advisory council after a talk with President Roosevelt There was every indication the administration would press for the house to substitute the presidential two year recommendation for the tenate resolution adopted yester day merely extendingNRA on its present form until next April Miss Perkins and Swope sub mitted the report of the business advisory council to President Roosevelt recommending the fun damental principles of the social security program but proposing some changes in the legislation passed by the house Called Constructive The secretary of labor described the councils report as construc tive and said she concurred in the recommendations of many of the changes proposed A delay 01 several days n send ing the Fatman cash bonus bill the tfie Washington of absent colleagues favoring the legislation Meanwhile vice President Gar ner refused to comment on pub lished reports that he was advis ing senators it would be good poli tics to override the presidents veto Senator Thomas who had been quoted as saying Garner was for the bill told news papermen that he had heard only rumors Opposes Banking Bill An assertion that the omnibus banking bill would convert the fed eral reserve system into an in strument of despotic authority was made to the senate banking committee by Winthrop W Al drich chairman of Chase National bank of New York The financier said the three ex periments in the last few years to obtain a higher price level by man ipulating credit and the currency have failed and further experimen ting might bring on a vicious and perhps uncontrollable conflagra tion Secretary Swanson denying that the fleets Pacific maneuvers were aimed at Japan said he had no per sonal objections to the Japanese fleet holding its maneuvers in the north Pacific provided they did not come closer than 2000 miles to the west coast Commenting at a press confer ence on a statement by Admiral Kanji Kato former Japanese chief of staff the navy secretary said he had repeatedly given orders that Turn In page 2 column Cant Kill Aviator KingsfordSmith Australian Lands His Plane After Engine Trouble at Sea SYDNEY Australia May 15 T all right they cant kill me Sir Charles KingsfordSmith shouted joyfully to his wife as he landed the Earned Southern Cross here this af ternoon after an epic battle with engine trouble over the stormy Tas man sea Sir Charles Capt P C Taylor his navigator and J Stannard wireless operator whose terse re ports of their struggle to keep rom plunging into the sea kept Au stralia on edge for hours all showed plainly the strain of the ordeal Anyone but KingsfordSmith would have crashed Captain Tay lor said Misfortune overtook the trimo tored Southern Cross in which KingsfordSmith has flown both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans when it was 850 miles out to sea enroute to Wellington N Z with a cargo of special jubilee mail The propeller and part of one of the three motors tore loose from their fastenings and hurtled into the water The Southern Cross was almost midway on its 1300 mile hop to Wellington when an S O S told of the mishap to the starboard motor The plane finally was maneuvered to a safe altitude and nursed back to the mainland with its crippled power plants CHARLES KINGSFORDSMITH EoimMen and Woman Suspects in Robbery Plot Remain in Jail LOS ANGELES May 15 Four men and a woman remained in jail today as police sought to them with a seriesof burglar ies and suspected robbery plots aimed at members of the motion picture colony Staging four quick raids yesterday detectives rounded up the group and seized several thousand dollars worth of furs and expensive perfumes suspected of being part of loot stolen in recent burglaries Earth Shocks Panic Village Inhabitants KARACHI India May 15 Inhabitants of the village of Gar hiyasing near Shikarpur were thrown into a panic today as five severe earth shocks shook the vi cinity There were no reports of deaths or injuries Injured When Bomb Damages Streetcar OMAHA May 15 Wood of Council Bluffs was slight ly injured when a bomb damaged the streetcar he was operating in West Omaha The incident was one of a series of violent clashes in the extended OmahaCouncil Bluffs streetcar strike AN IOWA SMILE IS JUSTIFIED BY E P CHASE EDITOR ATLANTIC NEWSTELEGRAPH There is a distinct improve ment in the psychology of the people of Iowa Timely rains and favorable crop conditions have brought an improved feeling The country never looked better Farmers are buying so many farm implements the implement factories are put about to keep up with their orders Automobile dealers are behind with their or ders everywhere The price of farm products is fine On every hand there are evidences not only that conditions are improv ed but that the people realize it We may not be clear out of the woods but we are on the way Some wise philosopher fig ured out that a dog only runs half way into the woods the rest of his journey is on the way out And clearly we are now on the last lap of the the way out There are too many evidences of the improvement to disregard them There is much yet to do Many people are out of employ ment and it will be a long time before we are entirely back to normal but certainly we in Iowa have no cause for complaint We in Iowa are going places We have shaken off the lethargy and apathy of the de pression There is no better place to live there are no better people than those here in Iowa Every prospect should please LETS BE IOWA AGREE TO CANCEL LIQUOR PERMITS State Commission Will Give Wholesalers Chance to Wind Up Anairs DES MOINES1 May 15 Cancelation of LAWYER DENIES HE CONFESSED MONTHLY GRAFT Supervisors Name Acting County Attorney at Sioux City DES MOINES May 15 ngChief Justice E G Albert of he Iowa supreme court today de lied an application by Max Duck vortb Woodbury county attorney or a supreme court review of a iVoodbury county district court or ler suspending him from office lending a hearing May 28 Duckworth denied at a supreme ourt hearing on his application hat he had confessed to receiv ng a month protection money at Sioux City and declared he would file an affidavit with the high court to that effect Duckworth told Justice Albert hat an affidavit made by Verne Marshall editor of the Cedar Rap ds Gazette in which Duckworth is alleged to have told Marshall he Duckworth received 300 a month irotection money was entirely un rue and false Affidavit Introduced The affidavit nad been introduced at the hearing1 in the supreme court chambers by Horace M Hav ner of Des Moincs former Iowa at torney general who represented Carlos Goltz and Ole Naglestad Control commission was agree upon today at a conference of th liquor commission with Attorne General Edward L OConnor The decision was in line with recommendations of the legislative liquor investigating committee tha the wholesalers permits of which nine had been issued be elimin ated It now will be necessary for the liquor commission before the ac tion becomes official to adopt a resolution canceling the permits allowing the companies involved time to conclude their business Mauley at Conference The conference was attended in addition to the attorney general by liquor commission members Richard Lane and Bernard Man ley and W H Millhaem secretary to the chairman of the commission Taking cognizance of the recenl discontinuance of the post of legal counsel to the commission the con ference also agreed to recommend the appointment of a special assist ant attorney general to be desig nated by OConnor This special assistant would serve without compensation from the attorney generals office ane would handle routine legal work of the liquor commission OConnor explained By Regular Member Matters of policy relatingto the liquor commissions business am official opinions would be handlee by a regular member of the attor ney generals staff The commission acting on rec ommendation of the legislative in vestigating group recently heli that it lacked authority to em ploy a special legal counsel am vacated the post which had been held by Leslie E Francis Plans also are being worked ou tc carry out other recommenda tlons applying to the commis sions enforcement division it wa indicated the committee havin proposed that the personnel be re duced and that the agents be give police powers MASONfTTJAIL BREAKER CAUGHT James Morris Who Escapee With Whitlow Arrested at Des Moines DES MOINES May 15 Si1 deputy sheriffs arrested Jamc Morris 25 of Ayrshire wanted fo breaking jail at Mason City at thi home of Tom Dawson here early to day Morris held in jail for auto thelt sawed his way out with Dwigh Whitlow 24 of Indianola also held for auto theft Whitlow was captured at Osag last Wednesday Deputy Sheriff Jack Dcarti left for Des Moinea Wednesday after noon to return Morris to Mason City special Woodbury county prosecu tors whose petition to District Judge F H Rice resulted in Duck worths suspension Duckworth was quoted in the fidavitaa telling Marshall on April mohtlivin at Sioux City The county attorney wasfurther quoted in the affidavit read to the court by Havner as telling Marshall I am no squealer and I dont want to get Ed OCon nor into trouble by trying to keep myself out I think Walter Maley sucked him in before Ed knew what was going on Attorney General Named The affidavit declares that the OConnor mentioned is Edward OConnor Iowa attorney gen eral and also that the Walter Ma ey is first assistant attorney gen eral The conversation did not lake jlace Duckworth told the acting chief justice The facts are cntire y untrue and false Verne Mar shalls motives need not be gone nto at this time Havner interrupted Duckworth and asked if he would make an af Mavit in the supreme court in sup jort of his statement of denial Yes Im perfectly willing to do that Duckworth replied Duckworth was represented by Jake Hess of Council Bluffs who opened the presentation of argu ments for the writ of certiorari which would bring the Woodbury county district court order sus pending Duckworth temporarily nto the supreme court for a speedy review Exceed Legal Authority Hess contended that the legal authority of the special prosecutors to file a petition for removal ex ceeded the provisions of the Iowa law and that Goltz and Naglestad Turn to past 2 column 5 Cooks Are Necessary A man who lived in England half a century ago said very wisely that we may live without poetry music art conscience heart friends or books but civilized man cannot live without cooks And the cooks cant get along so well without cook books Whole libraries of these books have been written or com piled and they will be produced as long as new ways of tickling the human palate can be devised Everybodys Cook Book issued through our Washington Informa tion bureau is one of the newest and best and it costs only 15 cents a copy postpaid Use coupon The Mason City GIobeGazetta Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington O C I inclose 15 cents in coin care fully wrapped for Everybodys Cook Book Name Street City Stats Mall to Washing1on D O ;