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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATCD PRESS LEASED W1HB SEKV1OS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 1934 THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 25 To Resume Nye Inquiry Tax Study to Rival Munitions Probe for Interest By HERBERT FMJMMER ASHINGTON Nov 9 Resumption o f the Nye com mittees investi gation of the munitions indus try is billed as the headliner on capitol hill prior to the opening of the main show on Jan 3 but theres another attraction which will rival it in general interest That will be when the ways t and means com mittee of the house and the finance committee of the senate tackle the problem of tax legislation for the next congress pat Harrison of Mississippi heads the group in the senate and Sam Hill of Washington that in the house There will be little of the spec tacular about the HillHarrison show In all probability it will be held behind closed doors and little known of it until the show is over Thats how tax bills usually are written There will be however probably as much speculation and as much written about the deliberations of these two groups as about any thing going on in Washington dur ing the next two months Still the Representative Postmaster General Farley and his aides in dispensing patronage to deserving democrats have real reason to give thanks to Senator Norris of Nebraska for his persist ence in fighting to do away with lame duck sessions of congress It has saved them the worry and bother of trying to take care of po litical Wdmt lame following March A short session of congress intervened in which lame ducks participated Often an administration found it wise to play ball with them No Chance to Vote The Norris constitutional amend ment has eliminated this Now a of congress defeated for reelection although he continues in office until the next regular ses sion has no opportunity to exercise his vote on proposed legislation un less the president calls a special At that however lame ducks are loath to admit they are through Theres the case of a southern mem ber of congress defeated for re election early in the summer who is making postmaster appointments in his district without consulting the congressmanelect The senate musl confirm or reject them all but that Inakes no difference to him His contention is that he still is the districts representative and wil be until January 3 1935 and as such is merely exercising the pre rogatives of his office Perfect Trade Agreement Heres one for Secretary Hulls book on reciprocal trade agree ments An importer in Los Angeles is ex changing trombones with a German firm for Rhine wine He has written the department of commerce that the arrangement is perfect Germans are happier for playing Los Angeles trombones he says and Californtans are merrier for drinking German wine KingsfordSmith to Make Return Hop to Australia Via London LOS ANGELES Nov 9 17000 mile flight from Los Angeles to Australia via London is the next goal of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith who recently completed the first AustraliatoUnited States flight The noted aviator made the announcement of his projected flight shortly after an xattachmen against his plane had been lifted LOCAL BOXING PROMOTER KILLED Speakership Rivalry Gains Prominence NORTHERNERS IN DEMOCRAT RACE FOR HOUSE POST Declare South Has Been In the Saddle for Four Years By CECIL B DICKSON Copyright 1934 by The Aftnociated Press WASHINGTON Nov 9 The first sign of internal rivalry in the democratic party since Tuesdays victory raised it to its highest pin nacle appeared today Certain dem ocrats north of the MasonDixon line opened a determined drive to capture the speakership of the house for which the south also is contending Declaring that the south has been in the saddle in the house for four years because it held the majority leadership and the chairmanships of all major committees these dem ocrats ask more power They em phasize that northern democrats now have more seats than the south New York Entitled Representative Martin J Kenne dy Tammany democrat who dis closed the drive said he believes New York is entitled to the speak ership This development topped a list of others as Tuesdays smashing tri umph for President Roosevelts par FORECAST MINNESOTA Generally lair Friday night and Saturday somewhat colder Friday night slightly warmer in northwest portion Saturday afternoon IOWA Generally fair Fri day night and Saturday Cold er in extreme west portions Friday night and in extreme east portions Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 44 Minimum in Night SO At 8 A M Friday 33 1 James A Farley democratic chairman predicted that Mr Roose velt would be reelected in 1936 by a verdict practically unanimous The republican party he said is positively through Liberty League Heard 2 The American Liberty league quiet before the election jumped in to the picture when its president Jouett Shouse said at Lexington Ky that it would launch this month a drive for 1000000 members Denying emphatically that the league was organized in definite opposition to the present adminis tration he said it would oppose any attempt at a perversion of American principles no matter from what source such attempt may come 3 Senator Young Bob LaFol lette planned a lecture tour to tell people the economic principles that prompted him to start his new pro gressive party The senator who favors a huge program of public works still remained silent about the conversation he had with Presi dent Roosevelt at luncheon yester day Some thought it might have touched on the forthcoming plans for social security Roosevelt Says Nothing 4 President Roosevelt saying nothing about Tuesdays plebiscite continued to attack such problems as the budget relief public works With 17000000 persons on relief rolls half of them getting outright doles relief officials are ready to put more emphasis on work relief the moment the word comes from the white house A swing away from the dole to work relief is no ticeable 5 Republicans were thinking a great deal about the future of their crippled party Henry P Fletcher lurn to Page 3 Column 1 FURTHER DROP FOR CORN CROP Prospects for Crop in Iowa Off 9 Million Bushels in October WASHINGTON Nov 9 This years corn crop was placed to day at 1371527000 bushels in the department of agricultures No vember preliminary production re port A month ago 1417000000 bush els were indicated Production last year was 2344000000 bushels Iowa Prospects Decline DCS Moines Nov 9 pects for the Iowa corn crop de clined 9000000 bushels during Oc tober according to the Nov 1 es timate which was announced today by the federal department of agri culture Based on conditions as of Nov 1 the department estimated the corn at 189000000 bushels comparec with an estimate of 198000000 bushels on Oct 1 Officers Wait at Cresco but Outlaw Stays Away Robber of Carpenter Bank Admits Nelson Story Myth Another Baoy Face Nelson rumor had been proved groundless Friday A St Ansgar youth who vas captured after robbing the Carpenter bank stated he was to meet the notorious gangster Lestei M Gillis also known as Baby Face at Cresco After officers rom half a dozen counties had waited for the noted outlaw the youthful bandit admitted his story was false Between the hours of 3 and 4 oclock Thursday afternoon Cresco was in a flurry of excitement at the prospect thai Nelson might be coming there Although officers doubted the story given by the fouth they took every precaution o assure Nelsons capture if he did show up Machine Guns ill Windows Peace officers from Cresco Dej corah Osage and New Hampton and Preston Minnwere on the lookout They watched roads A lew men were deputized and ma chine guns were posted in second story windows near the Cresco Jnion Savings bank and the Cresco State bank The youth who was arrested aft er robbing the Carpenter bank at oclock Thursday morning was Reuben Perau about 20 for mer St Ansgar high school athletic star who had always been held in aigh repute Took No Chances 3et yorMBTof Baby he said he had robbed the Carpen ter Savings bank to get money to give to the outlaw That he stated the exact time and place he was to meet Nelson led officers to believe his story was a fake but not until after they had waited for the gang ster and investigated every angle were they willingto announce def initely that it was just anothei rumor When they had reached this con clusion however after laborious and nervous watching Perau came through with the admission that his story was false INSULL DEFENSE EXPERT HEARD Approval Sought of Some of Finance Practices Under Fire as Tricks CHICAGO Nov 9 Insulls defense attorney com batting government charges that in vestors in Insulls utility system were deceived produced an expert witness today to approve two of the financial practices under fire as tricks The witness was Joseph J Klein of New York author of works on accountancy and business econom ics Chiefly Klein a certified public accountant a member of the New York bar and a doctor of philoso phy was asked what reputable ac counts do with stock dividends The government charges Insull wrote millions in fictitious profits on the books of his financial companies by entering stock payments of this sort at their current market price Government objections were sus tained to many Questions put by Defense Attorney Floyd E Thomp son for Insull but Klein was al lowed to say that there is no set treatment of stock dividends REUBEN PERAU Two Killed and 20 Injured as Busload of Gridders Crashes CARRINGTON N Dak Nov 9 personswere dead and 20 injured today after a bus load of football players from the Minot N Dak Teachers college plunged off the highway last night on the way to fill i football engagement today The dead were 6ra Marean Mi not assistant coach of the team and Allan Aufforth Kenmarc N Dak cocaptain The team was on its way to Val ley City N Dak to play the Val ley City Teachers college when snow made driving hazardous and the bus was unable to make a curve after gaining speed on a down grade SLAYS FAMILY THEN HIMSELF Father Strangles His Wife Kills Two Children and Hangs Himself STONEHAM Mass Nov 9 Somewhere in the brain of Joel E Lidquist a smoldering tWMre burs inloangry to strangle Bis wife kill his infant son his baby daughter and himself Today the Lidquist family was n more and their apartment in th eaves of a rambling white hous was silent The father 27 yesterday strangled his wife Corrine 26 wit a belt stabbed his 12 day old in fant son and his 2 year old daughter Syrenie Ellen and then befor hanging himself sat down to writ Macaber notes in blood Parents Call Police A child living in an apartmen below the Lidquists became con cerned yesterday when she rappe on the Lidquist door and got n answer She told her parents who ir turn called the police Police crashed in a door to fin Lidquist hanging from a makeshif noose fastened to an electric ligh fixture On a cot in the same room was Syrenie knife wounds in he throat and heart In an adjoining room the unnamed infant had re ceiyed a similar fate Upstairs in a little room tucked in a cupola Mrs Lidquist two days back from a maternity hospital was found on the floor with a bel tied about her throat There was evidence of a struggle her assail ant having waylaid her as she fa shioned clumsy little toys in anti cipation of Christmas Written in Blood On a table over her head pinioned with a knife that had been used to slay her children was a note writ ten in blood and couched in the jargon of a madman A postcard lay nearby It said The life has been a great ad venture Just a dream The death will be still another one 1 killed thi ones I loved but why let innocen children suffer the terrible suffer ing life is filled with The card bore a red thumb print Police said they were convinced Lidquist becoming extremely jeal ous of his wife had gone insane NEBRASKA BANK ROBBERSOBTAIN LOOT OF 3 Escape After Holding 4 Persons Captive Most of Night NORFOLK Nebr Nov 9 Three gunmen robbed the De Lay National bank here of approximate y at 8 oclock this morning and escaped after holding four per sons captive most of the night lin ng up seven bank employes as they waited for a time lock to open the vault and slugging a bank official At the home of Paul Zutz bank cashier the gunmen held captive Ole Gladem assistant cashier his mother Mrs Hannah Gladem his brother Severn and Mrs Paul Zutz Zutz was out of town on business and his 5 year old daughter Jean slept throughout the night undis UTwo unidentified men officers said also made an attempt last ntht to locate Robert Weidenbach Ssbler and Edgar Scheips assis tant cashier of the Security State hank here which was robbed or 510005 Oct 26 1933 but were un able to find the men Woman Held Prisoner Shortly after 8 p in last nigh over the two women for more tha Not Enough Scotch in Scotland The Scottish Council of Churches reports with grave concern that the fall of the birth rate threatens to make Scotland less Scottish every year Weel Scottish thrrrift is verrra commendable But hoot mon hae ye neverrr thot that eeti eeeconomy can be drin a mickle too farrr Marrry for love an worrrk for siller A classi fied wantad in The Globe Gazette wi as guid rrresults as this one will help ye a muckle FOB rin house N W fine for two families Plenty sheds and garden Inquire 10 Ninth N E VDOIU Ole Gladem re turned to his home from a bowhn match and when he entered wa confronted by the two gunmen an ordered to stick up his hands H swung his fist at one of the gunme but in return was struck on tn head with a revolver and wounde slightly After stopping the flow o blood the banker was ordered t change his clothing and then he wa taken to the Zutz home Make Trip to Bank At the home the four person were held until oclock when two of the gunmen forced Ol Gladem to accompany them on an automobile ride and the trip to the bank where J J De Lay president and six bank employes were held under guard from the time fo their arrivals until the time lock openec the vault at 8 oclock Gladem then was forced to hand the currency to one of the gunmen and the pair lef the bank The man who had remained on guard at the Zutz home left there about 8 oclock but where he joined his companions was not learned Get Loot CEDAR GROVE N J Nov 9 UP smooth working bandit gang o seven or eight men heavily armed raided the First National bank ant fled with between and S10 000 in cash after filling the bank with tear gas to cover their escape Consent of County Clerk Still Needed LOS ANGELES Nov 9 Ellen Wilson McAdoo has her dad consent to marry Rafeal Lopez d Onate but the consent of the coun ty clerk is still being withheld D Onate a 38 year old actor mus prove he is not of Malay descent the couple were told when they ap plied yesterday for a license FERA Workman at Cedar Rapids Killec CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 9 Otto Snyder 45 an FERA work man employed on a road project i Linn county was killed late yester day when a sand bank caved in an trapped him beneath several feet o soil Thief Never to Wear Out Stolen Garment CHICAGO Nov 9 T Short of St Louis told police h believed the thief who stole 26 gar ments from his automobile neve would wear them out All of the gai ments were shrouds New Cabinet of France to Seek Peace Economic Revival and Unemployment End Chief Aims By STUART MORONE1 PARIS Nov 9 swiftly rganized cabinet of PierreEtienne Flanclin Frances new six and one alf foot premier forged ahead of he specter of national strife today The country at large watched uietly as the cabinet took the oath rom President LeBrun last night t was sworn in only 12 hours after the government of Gaston Doum ergue venerable former president resigned Losing no time the stalwart landin called his ministers to work oday on a program to be submit ed to parliament next Tuesday Its chief plans are economic revival and reduction of unemployment Public Satisfied The public was apparently gener ally satisfied No violent disorders followed the popular Doumergues downfall although crowds here and in provincial cities cheered Dou mergue and shouted down with parliament Fears of troubles similar to the bloody street riots of last February were largely dissipated when tin new government took the saddle si quickly Heavy police patrols re mained on the streets however Attempts to start rioting mostl by royalists petered out here yes rairr Fifty persons were arrested only t be released later Inclines to Right Although the new cabinet incline more to the right than Dou mergues the powerful radicalsoi ialist party blamed for yesterday crisis voted unanimously to suppor it Even socialists appeared trac able Like Doumergues the cabinet o the 45 year old Flandin is a polit cal truce body earnestly desire by the people in the face of distres at home and dangersabroad It the ninetyseventh cabinet since th third republic was proclaimed 1870 To Forget Parties The men I have gathered togeth er the premier said will forge party differences for one fight against misery and unemploy ment Adoption of a sound budget be fore Jan 1 so it will be freed o financial worries is the govern ments first aim Then it will b better able to cope with the Saa plebiscite and other menacing prob lerns Killed in Crash MORATORIUM ACT UPHELD BY COURT Supreme Bench of Nebraska Makes No Decision on Constitutionality LINCOLN Nebr Nov 9 Nebraskas supreme court today partially passed on for the first time the validity of the states 1933 mortgage forelosure moratorium law but left a decision as to wheth er the act violated the state con stitution up in the air In a Seward county foreclosure case in which application of the moratorium under the 1933 law to stay foreclosure until March 1 1935 was protested the court held the U S supreme court ruling that such laws in an emergency do not violate the federal constitution was binding The Nebraska court said the question whether the Nebraska moratorium act violates the Ne barska constitution is a question not presented to the district court in this case and consequently it is not determinate in the supreme court on an appeal in the same case but is left open for future con sideration The state supreme court in many cases has ruled it could not pass properly upon questions which were not raised in an appeal Two Men Involved in Poultry Racket Slain NEW YORK Nov 9 men believed by police to be in volved in the poultry racket were shot to death early today as they were leaving a lower cast side apartment house Their assailant or assailants fled JOE KELLY BORAH DEMANDS RELIEF INQUIRY Senator Declares There Is Shameless Waste in Doling Fwnde WASHINGTON Nov 9 Senator Borah today demanded an investigation by President Roose velt or congress of the administra tion of relief expenditures assert ing there was shameless waste in doling out the funds The Idaho republican independ ent did not say so specifically but inferred that relief money in many cases had gone for political pur poses There is one thing about this matter of expenditures for relief that must have attention either from congress or the executive de partment Borah said on returning to Washington from the west Everyone wants to see those who need relief get relief but mil lions never reached those who need it The amount expended before it gets to those in need is appalling I have had brought to my attention instances in which the cost or ex pense of administering a fund was about half the fund to be admin istered Nowv the load is heavy enough for the taxpayers at best but this shameless waste if not worse will have to have an end not only in the name of the hungry and the needy but in the interest of decency KELLY BELIEVED TO HAVE FALLEN ASLEEP DRIVING Dies Instantly When His Auto Crashes Into Parked Car PICTURE ON PAGE 13 Joe Kelly 40 Mason City boxing promoter whose real name is Joseph A Analore was instantly killed at oclock Friday morn ing when the car he was driving crashed headon into a parked car owned by J E Haney at 701 North Federal avenue according to J E McDonald coroner Mr Kelly had evidently gone to sleep according to Dr McDonald while driving the car at a high rate of speed The parked car was on the east side of Federal avenue facing north and the car driven by Mr Kelly was traveling south at the time of the accident Mr Haney is superintendent of the Metz Construction company which had recently completed the new stretch of paving near the American Crystal sugar company He is residing at 701 North Fed eral avenue Car Shoved 90 Feet According to police who arrived at the scene soon after the crash Mr Kellys car was traveling on the wrong side of the street and carried the parked car about 90 feet after the crash The motors and front axles and wheels of the two cars telescoped Mr Kelly was thrown against the Grain Elevator Rums Still Smoulder Delay Hunt for Four Bodies NEWPORT NEWS Va Nov 9 ruins of the giant Chesa peake and Ohio railway grain eleva tor still smouldered today repuls ing searchers for the bodies of four persons who are believed to have perished in the 52000000 fire The fire starting with an explo sion somewhere near the top of the building just before closing time yesterday spread with such rapid ity that only four of its eight occu pants escaped The bodies of the other four were believed to be in the wreckage of the 175 foot high building among ashes of the 300000 bushels of grain that it held Death Saves Slayer of Daughter From Trial for His Crime WORCESTER Mass Nov 9 P Smith 48 of Athol awaiting trial for the murder of his crippled daughter Phyllis 22 died a a city hospital today from a self nflicted throat wound Man Dead for 12 Minutes Brought to Life by Adrenalin PHILADELPHIA Nov 9 Physicians at Philadelphia General hospftal say a man dead for 12 minutes was brought to life with two injections of adrenalin and lived for 22 hours Injections have restored life be fore they said but rarely if ever so long after the patients heart ceased beating Neither have per sons so treated held to life for al most a day afterward The man brought back to life was Linzie Williams 46 suffering from a brain swelling induced by a toxic condition the hospital dis yesterday an impact that his body bent the steering rod into a vertical position the main rod of the wheel crushing his chest A dent was also left in the top of the car near the windshield where his head struck but he was not cut or badly bruised on the face No one was riding with Mr Kelly at the time of the accident As soon as residents could get to the street Mr Kelly was found slumped on the door of his car Both cars were in an upright position and shoved tightly against the curb with the rear of the car owned by Mr Haney shoved over the curb Promoted Under Legion Mr Kelly had been promoting boxing shows in Mason City since 1931 under the auspices of the American Legion In his younger days he was himself a boxer in and around Milwaukee and Chicago He was a promoter at Des Moines be fore coming to Mason City follow ng Pinkie George now boxing promoter at Waterloo Mr Kelly was a member of the American Leg on having served in the navy dur ng the World war Last summer Mr Kelly promoted boxing at Electric Park Waterloo Turn in PBRB 3 Column 1 Origins of Customs Do you know that a toastmaster was first known asa tablemaster and why he was so called Women are always talking about pin money but do you know the origin of the expression Why do we call a man Mister and address a married wo man as Mrs Our Washington In formation bureau prepared a book let that gives answers to these and many other questions about habits of action or expression and a copy is yours for the nominal cost and handling charge of six cents Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Ilaskln director Washington D C I inclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the book let Customs Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;