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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SKRVICS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 22 Uneasiness Will Go on Election Outcome Will Not Settle All Doubts By HERBERT PLCMMER ASHINGTON Nov 6 business and ft naucial world may continue on the anxious sea for weeks to come regardless of the election outcome Usually the un easiness which these groups fee subsides after tb results of thi balloting is known Business always appears hesitant before national election year a period of anxiety afterwards is indicated Business and financial leaders will be seeking answers to ques tions such as these Does Mr Roosevelt view the out come as a maidate to go ahead with whatever social reforms he may have in mind Or does he re gard the elections simply as a vote of confidence in his own leader ship Tendency to Right The president has made several gestures of friendliness to business He has expressed his desire to help the capital markets to reopen H has given assurance that the gov ernment wants to get out of the lending business just as quickly as possible He has reiterated his faith in the profit system These would seem to indicate a tendency on his part to the right Will it be borne out by future devel opments Within a short while various committees of congress will con verge on Washington for the pur pose of whipping legislation into shape for the coming session The white house and the budget bureau will be hard at the task of preparing the budget Already the president has indicatedthis scanning the Skiei ill of which in the absence of definite assurance may tend to make for uneasiness in the minds of some Business and finance had hoped the president would afford a peek hehind scenes when he addressed the recent bankers convention They wanted to know of his plans if any for balancing the budget They were curious as to what he had in mind about future taxation Reassurances oil inflation and the future fate of the dollar would have been welcomed Mr Roosevelt saw fit not to dis cuss any of these matters in detail Business therefore will be scan ning the skies in the postelection weeks for signs of possible new trends in the national direction GIRL BETRAYED BY NAZI FRIEND Young American Woman in Grim German Prison for 88th Day BERLIN Nov 6 Lil lian Steele of Hollywood Cal spent her eightyeighth day in grim Moabit prison today because a nazi friend betrayed her freely expressed confidences and opinions The charge against the youthful and attractive music student was described as extremely serious involving treason or espionage It was so serious that American con sulate authorities perhaps cannnot help her much a reliable source said She is the fourth American in volved recently on suspicion of es pionage Her case was made addi tionally grave by the governments recent warning that the death pen alty is enforceable for spying Richard Roederer 40 a natural Tlirn in IaKe 3 Column fi RECORD VOTE IN IOWA INDICATED Election Day Toll Mounts to Five Dead INSULL BLUE SKY LETTER IN TRIAL FOR THIRD TIME Secretary Treasurer of Halsey Stuart Firm Questioned FEDERAL COURTHOUSE CHI CAGO Nov 6 blue sky letter made its third appearance in the mail fraud trial of Samuel In sull and his 16 codefendants as the government today resumed its crossexamination of Clarence T MacNeille secretary and treasurer of Halsey Stuart and company and of the Corporation Securities com pany The document was the basis of the opening questions by Leslie E Slater special assistant to the attor ney general Through it Salter de manded an explanation of the ef forts to keep from listing the assets of Corporation Securities with the Chicago Board of Trade Stuart to Shrader The letter from C B Stuart to rank K Shrader two of the de endants inquired if there were not some way to get around the Illi nois blue sky law and declared that t would be a great mistake to list t Corporation Securities stock on any exchange Did you make any investigation as to toe Board of Trade require nerits KINGSFORDSMITH LANDS AFTER EPOCHAL FLIGHT Flying from Honolulu to Oakland Cal in less than 15 hours Sir Charles KingstordSmith and his navi gator Capt P G Taylor completed their epochal flight from Brisbane Australia The airmen arc shown as they were greeted by a small crowd at Oakland they apologized for arriving two hours ahead 01 schedule Sir Charles is standing on the wing ot thp plane Lady Southern Cross and Taylor may be seen climbing from the cockpit Associated Press FORECAST IOWA Generally fajr Tues day night and Wednesday colder Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday colder Tuesday night and in east and south portions Wed nesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 52 Minimum in Night SO At 8 A M Tuesday 39 butI gave the matter considera ion Asked About Data When you prepared the circular ffering 1250000 shares of the ommon stock to the public didnt have the data on the contents f the portfolio of Corporation Se urities at your finger tips I had it every day as long as I vas secrtarytreasurer of the corn any Salter repeated the question and linned MacNeille down to the state ent that he had the information t the time the circular was pre ared Salter then turned to the state lent in the circular that the hold igs of Corporation Securities con sted of substantial blocks of In ull Utility investments and Middle rest Utility company stock and of three major Insull operating com anies Mostly in Two Trusts Isnt it true that at that time 94 er cent of the stock in the port olio was of the two investment trusts and only 6 per cent was of the operating companies MacNeille said he had not fig ured it and Salter referred him to a list of holdings of the company The witness then admitted that the greater part of the stock was in the investment trusts MacNeille repeated his assertion of yesterday that the opposition to listing the assets of the company was based on a desire to prevent un dve hull buying of the stock Dont you think that it would have put a damper on the sale of the stock OD the exchange if the public knew that 94 per cent of the companys assets were in the two investment trusts asked Salter Shakes His Head MacNeille smiled and shook his head in the negative MacNeille said he probably had more to do with the preparation of the circular than anyone else Then you admit full responsibil ity for it asked Salter I cannot claim responsibility answered MacNeille I was only a junior officer Well who else was involved All of the others whose names were on all saw it before It was issued Transients Denied Privilege to Vote DES MINES Nov 6 trict Judge Allan Herrick ruled to day that 70 transients residing at he Des Moines transient bureau will not be permitted to vote in the general election Seventyone others whose residence was sustained by he court were granted the privilege f balloting Wrecked When Herriot Leaves 5 Radical Members Quit Premier Will Resign Thursday PARIS Nov 6 politi cal truce cabinet of Premier Gas ton Doumergues ship of state was wrecked by politics today after nine months tortuous voyage on the French sea of politics Five radical members of the cab inet led by Edcuard Herriot vice premier and minister without port folio deserted Doumergue at the re quest of radical socialist party leaders The six resigned orally at a cabinet session The formal resignation of the cabinet will be presented to Presi dent Thursday The cabinet wreckage occurred nine months to the day following the cabinets induction Feb 6 fol lowing the February riots which shocked France and overthrew the government of Premier Edouard Daladier Tonight there was a reflection of those days of February in the streets of Paris for large numbers of gendarmerie were placed around the chamber or deputies and the foreign office It was accepted as a fact that Herriot himself would be the next premier forming a cabinet nearly identical with that which has gone down Hall to Cast Ballot Resume Cattle Processtag DES MOINES Nov 6 emergency relief officials announced processing of cattle at the Albia plant would be resumed Tuesday af ter a proposed strike of relief work ers there had been averted Clerk Gets Laugh by Asking President His Name HYDE PARK N Y Nov 6 IP Roosevelt motored through a downpour of rain today to the old town hall and cast his ballot in the biennial national elec tion In jovial spirits that obviously reflected his optimism over the out come the president voted in a green curtained booth on a machine while a crowd of home folks stood by in the hall applauding Hello President Hello president shouted Mose Smith tenant farmer and president of the Roosevelt Home club from the steps of the newly painted white and green hall as Mr Roosevelt emerged from the front seat of the automobile Hello Moses replied the presi dent who took off an overcoat to go into the voting place Inside an array of photographic machines circled the rooms with powerful bright lights focused on the voting scenes Still Franklin D Well how do you like working under klieg lights asked Mr Roosevelt as he walked to the group of election officials seated at a long table Name please calmly inquired Sara Bayles town clerk amid a general round of laughter Still Franklin D responded Mr Roosevelt as he was checked off the voting list as number 279 Who Said Women Cant Keep a Secret The Womans Secret Commit tee of Cerro Gordo County la waging invisible war against criminals has already grown from 600 to 1490 is spreading over the entire country and still the membership remains un known Oh yes women can keep a secret when they want to even about some more than usually fine bargains made through a GlobeGazette classified wantad like the following FOR SALE Bedroom suite complete Feather mat tress cheap 129 Ninth St N E Phone 2957 Army Flyer Fatally Injured m Crackup While Landing Plane GALVESTON Tex Nov 6 IjPl Col Horace M Hickam 49 one of the highest ranking offi cers in the army air corps was fa tally injured last night when his at tack plane nosed over in landing at the Fort Crockett airdrome Colonel Hickam commander of the army post as well as the third attack group of the air corps was alone in the plane A board of in quiry will seek the cause of the ac cident A native of Spencer Ind Colonel Hickam was graduated from West Point in 1908 and assigned to the cavalry With this branch of the service he won distinction in action against Bermantes band of Villistas at Tomochic Mex April 22 191S He later was cited and awarded the silver star LOCAL STORES TO HAVE SALES DAY To Stage Another Greater Mason City Day Here on Thursday Another Greater Mason City Day is to be staged in Mason City Thursday Nov 8 The success of the first Greater Mason City Day Oct 11 both from the standpoint of the merchants anj those from this and surrounding communities who attended has led to the decision to stage a similar event this week The purpose of this event is again to acquaint the people of North Iowa and southern Minnesota with the Turn fo Pace 3 Column 1 TWO MEN SLAIN IN MISSOURI AND TWOBADLYHURT Pennsylvania Democra Parade Shooting Is Investigated BULLETIN PH Nov m Koiitisliion 3d dlvd today the fourth victim of gun fire which raised a political panicle in Kelayres last night Fourteen were wounded by the crossfire of bullets HOLLAND Mo Nov 6 men were shot to death two were critically wounded and several Ne groes were beaten in election day disorders in this vicinity today bringing the known election toll in the U S to five dead The disorders supposedly were prompted by attempts of Negroes to vote Race feeling has flared else where in southeast Missouri in re cent weeks Horace Ferrell 33 a white man and an unidentified Negro were slain and Ferrelts father John E Ferrell and Clarence Posey identi fied as a welltodo white farmer were critically wounded The Ferrells and Posey were re ported fired on as they were bring ing Negroesinto town to vote taken tpa hospital a Ferrell also was taken to a hospi tal Local officers said the Ferrells were nearing the Holland school with two Negroes in their automo bile when a car containing several men puiled up and commenced fir ng Horace Ferrell slumped ovei dead his father critically wounded FEAR MORE TROUBLE HAZELTON Pa Nov 6 echo of gunfire that swept demo cratic paraders last night killing hree and wounding 15 rang in the ears of Kelayres voters as tense and fearful of further violence they ballotted today The republican leader of the little mountain village five miles south of here is held with 13 others as state and federal authorities start an in of what Governor Pjn chot described today as an un speakable outrage Cries of kill them came from the throats of citizens who surged about state police as the republican eader Joseph Bruno and members f his family were arrested Threats Turn lo IaRP 3 Column 2 Youre Invited To the GlobeGazettes Election Returns Party Tuesday Night Special Wire Service and Amplification Arranged As in the past the GlobeGazette office will be head quarters for general election returns Tuesday evening The polls are scheduled to close at 8 oclock and within an hour a few straggling precincts will be showing up either over the GlobeGazettes leased A P wire or from its own representatives in the North Iowa field Paul Clements Public Address system of amplification is being installed for the service of those in front of the of fice Reports hot off the wire in the news room will be trans mitted over this equipment Of special interest locally will be a large chart in front of the office showing the Cerro Gordo county vote on con tested offices state district and county The rapidly rising temperature during the day Tuesday heralded a sizable crowd to avail itself of this service which is a little more extensive than has been offered in the past During the course of the night the GlobeGazette will issue extra editions consolidating all of the latest election in formation bringing the news to Mason City and its environs several hours fresher than will be available from any other printed source All readers are invited to attend this party As always in the past it will prove an enjoyable affair with republicans and democrats mingling pleasantly with each other making light of the issues and differences which have been so sol emnly serious during the campaign Both Panics See Gains in Early Voting Weather Ideal in All But Two Northern Corners By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Both republicans and democrats found something to cheer about the first scattered returns from Tuesdays balloting New deaths following the tragic shooting Monday night in Pennsyl vania cast a shadow over the first nationwide vote on the deal Two men were fatally shot and scv era others wounded in disorders near Holland Mo Ideal weather prevailed through out most of the country except at the two northern corners in the northwest and in New England Show Demo Jains Democrats found the first en couragement in early returns when two small Massachusetts towns normally republican reported demo cratic gains over past years The republicans quickly counter ed however with scattered victor ies in Michigan and Kansas Pointe Aux Barques township in Michigan which went democratic two years ago registered wide margins for republican candidates The first Arkansas City precinct to report gave Gov Alf M Landon the republican incumbent 16 votes to 11 for Omar D Kctchum the democratic candidate Vote Closely Watched Pennsylvania balloted under the watchful eyes of 150 men employed by the senate campaign expendi tures investigating committee Chairman Byrnes D S C dis closed he had authorized theiv em fcioyrnenC Many candidates Were only wait ing for the polls to close to claim election In the house 68 including 62 democrats had no opposition New Ashford Mass as usual the first town to report its complete re turns showed a trend toward the democrats as compared with it 1932 vote All Nine Votes Another early voting community Selma La reported all its nine votes for the democrats New Ashford where the polls opened at a m ESTi had completed the canvass of its voters by Out of the 36 ballots cast Lieut 3ov Gasper G Bacon republican candidate received 22 to 10 for James M Curley his democratic opponent But Senator David I Walsh democratic candi date for reelection drew 19 to 17 for Robert M Washburn his repub lican rival 100 Special Deputies Two years ago the democratic candidate for governor got only eight votes and in the last senator al election four years ago Marcus the democratic candidate received only four Delaware voting proceeded under the watchful eyes of 100 specially appointed deputy sheriffs following charges that 15000 persons were H egally registered Guards also were in evidence at voting places in California where the voting marked the culmination of the tense campaign between Up on Sinclair democratic guberna oriai candidate and acting Gov Frank F Merriam republican nom nee GUARD ON DUTY IN NEW MEXICO Governor Admits He Advised Adjutant General to Use Few Observers SANTA FE N Hex Nov 6 Tl Mexico ballots were cast under the of bayonets today s votars selected two senators a ongressman na complete state Hid county tickets Gov A W Hocknhull at his tome in Clovis denied he had or ered the national guard mobilized but said later he had told Brig en Osborne n Wood adjutant general to take a few observers to Vegas if Wood thought it nec ssary Actually armed and uniformed lational guardsmen were on duty n Las Vegas San Miguel county n Los Lunas in Valencia county a etachment was enroute to El Rito n Rio Arriba county and guards men were on duty on the plaza at Fe LOCAL COUNT TO BE BELOW THAT OF 2 YEARS AGO Mason City at 2 P M Exceeds Total Vote Cast in 1930 Mason City residents flocked to the polls Tuesday in large numbers to vote in the general election While the vote wag not expected to approach the record vote of two years ago indications were that a new high figure for an offyear was being set by ffle trek to the polls B3 2 oclock in the afternoon the number of persons who had voted was approaching the 3000 mark more than the total cast in the last off year election in 1930 Last years total of 9300 in the city however will likely not be approached al though the rate of voting generally increases later in the day Etid Strenuous Campaign The election marks the close of one of the most strenuous cam paigns waged in North Iowa for more than a decade Both parties pushed their offensives up to late Monday night when both democrat ic and republican rallies were held in Mason City An appeal to vote the democratic ticket was contained in a dodge which apparently was given city ride distribution Monday night It listed the federal farm loans federal home loans corn loans cornhog program NRA abolishment of child labor and the various relief pro grama as reasons for voting the democratic ticket The v the morning in Mason City and at 8 oclock In the remainder of the precincts of the county The earlier hour prevails in cities of 6000 or more in which registration is re quired All polls will close at S p m Counting boards started the task of counting the ballots in the Mason City and Clear Lake corporations and Geneseo and Clear Lake town ship precincts at 10 oclock in the morning MAY PASS 600000 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Unusually heavy balloting at many precincts and prevailing fine weather throughout the state strengthened expectation of a rec ord Iowa offyear vote in Tuesdays general election Voters were waiting in line at many of the 2452 precincts with the opening of the polls at 7 a m in reg stration cities and at S a m in other places After a midmorning ull balloting again became heavy at noon It generally was believed that the total vote would top the 600000 mark by a considerable margin but whether the anticipated heavy vote would benefit most of the democrats or republicans this year was a niat er of conjecture Voting machine trouble which lo 1agr 3 Column 3 Importance of Feet You cant walk without feet And you cant walk much if you have t unless they are in good healthy condition Thats why this booklet s valuable It tells you how to keep your feet in the best of working or der details home treatments for many foot ills and tells you when you should go to experts for their advice and treatments Care of the Feet was prepared with the cooperation of specialists n foot troubles is accurate and wholly reliable Inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped to cover cost and hand ling charges Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 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