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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1934, Mason City, Iowa i IS MEM 5 EPT or NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN8 NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI nvx CENTS copi ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WJHI SKRV1CB MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 19 1934 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 33 Considered Significant Choice of Eccles to Major Post Was Expected By HERBERT PLtJMMER WASHINGTON Nov 19 Ob servers here generally have thought it only a matter of time before Marriner S Ec cles of Utah would be found invested with one of the biggest titles under the new deal His elevation by President Roosevelt to gov ernor of the fed eral reserve board more than fulfills this ex pectation Eccles firstat tracted the atten tion of official Washington a few days prior to the inauguration of President Roosevelt when he ap peared as a witness before the sen ate finance committee to give his ideas as to what should be done to put this country and the world on a stable economic basis His suggestions were so drastic that they were criticized in some quarters as highstrung and ex travagant Others explained them as due to the mental excitement and confusion of the times What has happened since New Deal Program Among the things Eccles urged just a little more than a week before the launching of the new deal were unemployment relief greater public works expenditures the domestic allotment farm relief plan and the refinancing of farm mortgages He was specific in some of his proposals For example he advo cated giving the states outright 500000000 on a per capita basis meet unemployment relief for the remainder of that year He said HASS HELD ON CHARGE OF FRAUD Negro Admits Slaying 2 White Children BODIES OF GIRLS government funds for construction activities should be increased to pulillcvwbrks loans In a word Eccles program as a whole proved to be almost identical with that of the new deal In January of 1934 he was made an assistant to Secretary Morgen thau as a treasury liason represen tative with other agencies having to do with banking and finance Appointment Significant Eccles1 appointment is regarded as significant here principally for two reasons In the first place an outandout new dealer assumes one of the strongest posts in the ad ministration And secondly for the first time since the federal reserve system was devised by President Wilson and Senator Glass of Vir ginia in 1913 it will be governed by a man from west of the Missis sippi river In the past the real burden of di recting the course of the federal re serve system has rested upon the shoulders of such men as Strong and Harrison governors of the New York reserve bank Eccles will bring to the office a wide and practical banking experi ence of his own He is hailed here as a newstyle capa ble of seeing the whole picture of recovery and reconstruction SKULLSCRUSHED Three Men and Woman Taken Away After Questioning ROANOKE Va Nov 19 Commonwealths Attorney M J Putnam today announced he had ob tained a full confession from Phillip Jones 25 year old Negrothat he had killed Alice Hill 13 and her 9 year old sister Ellen whose bodies were found today near Clifton Forge Putnam made his statement as he was leaving the jail this after noon after several hours spent ques tioning Jones his wife and two Ne gro men A few minutes later two police cars left here with the four Ne groes Two cars were manned hy four Roanoke policemen under or ders not to tell their destination Bodies Found in Woods CLIFTON FORGE Va Nov 19 bodies of two young girls their skulls crushed By heavy blows were found in woods near here early this morning by a search ing party and shortly afterwards authorities arrested three Negroes and rushed them to Roanoke for safekeeping vTbX two white children AUceB Hill 13 and Ellen Hill 9Md been missing since Sunday night after theyhad visited the farm on which one of the arrested Negroes lived The Negroes arrested were Philip Jones 25 Chester Smith Jr about 23 and Jones wife Common wealths Attorney M J Putnam stated that he had a confession from Jones that he killed the child ren and that in the alleged confes sion Jones sought to implicate Smith Smith however denied any part in the crime Older Girl Assaulted Coroner Louis A Houff said the girls children of Mr and Mrs E R Hill of Clifton Forge died of fractured skulls He said the older girl had been assaulted The coroner said a shotgun the stock broken and bearing blood stains was found under the Jones home He said the younger child had evidently been killed first and that the two had been dead for alout 12 hours at the time the bod ies bound together with fodder Turn to Page 3 Column 1 lowan Dies of Injuries DENISON Nov 19 Norris S3 died at his home here of injuries suffered in a fall down a flight of stairs He lived in Craw ford vcounty since 1869 and on the same farm since 1875 FORECAST IOWA Showers probably Monday night and Tuesday somewhat warmer Monday night except in extreme south east cooler late Tuesday after noon in extreme west portion MINNESOTA Occasional rain Monday night and Tuesday somewhat warmer in east and south portions Monday night and in northeast and extreme east Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 62 Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A M Monday 45 Precipitation 10 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 54 Minimum in Night 51 At 8 A M Sunday 45 Precipitation 59 Novembers precipitation total has been raised in the past two flays to 175 inches which is almost a half inch greater than the 40 year average for the entire month of November and almost threefourths of an inch greater than the October total this year KILLS WIFE AND WOUNDS SELF IN SHOTGUN MISHAP Accidentally discharging a shot gun which he had been using to hunt with earlier in the day Rich ard Bruce Orr 49 Garner shot off tb8 left index finger and killed his wife with the same shell Mr Orr was taken to the Park hospital at Mason City Monday aft ernoon where he was confined for treatment The shot entered Mrs Orrs body As Roosevelt Inspected Norris Dam Project Will Hear Ilust Singers RUDD Nov college jubilee singers of Holly Springs Miss will sing at the M E church Sunday Nov 25 at the 11 oclock service Should Bring Action Even In Borneo The Sultan of Sulu de mands apology from Borneo Dutch East Indies because its forts didnt fire the cus tomary salute at the Sultans recent visit Apology is cer tainly due Though Sulu is but a nominal kingdom its Sultan has an annual income of thats something wed gladly salute any time While waiting heres our daily salute to a GlobeGazette c 1 as s i f i e d wantad It saw its duty and did it FOR mod furn hskpg rm and kitchenette Adults Ph 2053 Placinghis stamp of approval on the Norris Datn development near Knoxville Tenn President Franklin D Roosevelt is snapped looking over construction of the dam from a point 275 feet above the valley Photo shows the presidents car in which he is seen with Mrs Roosevelt with crowds of work ers on the project in the background 3 Departments of State Urged by Legislators Welfare Safety Purchases Discussed as Editors Herring Confer DES MOINES Nov 19 Recommendations for the creation of state departments of public wel fare public safety and a bureau of state purchases were announced of ficially today by the interim legis lative committee on reduction of government expenditures The committees suggestions conr tained in bills designed for presen tation to the general assembly in January were directed at coordin ation of existing agencies as a means of reducing operating costs of the state government Preliminary drafts of the meas ures were read and discussed yes terday at a meeting of Iowa news paper executives called by Gov Clyde L Herring Asks forCoOperation The governor requested the co operation of the editors in building favorable sentiment for the recom mendations following their final approval by the committee The open forum session was un der the direction of Senator Gar ritt E Roelofs R of Sioux Center The measure for the establish ment contemplates coordinating activities of Institutions of the board of board of parole commission for the blind state board of eugenics state emergencj relief committee old age assistance commission and county welfare boards Headed by Director The department would be headed by a state director of publv welfare appointed by the board of control The bflard itself would continue as an individual governing body ot three paid members The welfare measure anticipates the creation of eight diviscns in the department County welfare and relief child welfare mental hygiene corrcciion and parole handicapped industries and equip ment old age assistance and an advisory committee for the admin istration of the parole and eugenics laws Executive authority of tho de partment would be centered in the state director who In turn may ap point division heads Salaries of the director heads of divisions and other employes would be fixed by the board of control suoject to the Turn to rage 3 Column 2 President Settles Down in Georgia Other Home Roosevelt Confidence We Are Coming Back By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON WARM SPRINGS Ga Nov 19 Roosevelt with the pronouncement that all is well and that the new deal is progres sing in its present program partic ularly for cheaper power settled down at his other home today for a Thanksgiving visit Traveling across the southland after an Inspection of the Tennes see Valley Power and Land Utiliza tion program Mr Roosevelt said yesterday in two significant talks that the new deal is permanent and called for cooperation from the obstructionists few in num ber He expressed confidence that vfs are cominsp back Copied in Every State The experiment for cheap power and human rehabilitation in the Tennessee valley he said is going to be copied in every state in the union before we get through This was interpreted to mean that Mr Roosevelt in his talk at Tupelo Miss indorsed municipal power plants such as exist there and gave an ultimatum to private power companies to cooperate for cheaper rates The president asserted a deep seated belief that the peopleof this nation understand what we are trying to do are cooperating with what we are trying to do and have made up their minds that we are going to do it Talks Extemporaneously His frank talk at Tupelo before a crowd of eager folk assembled on the hillside was extemporaneous By chance his words were taken down by a stenographer and Mr Roosevelt authorized publication of this report without change Today he said I see not only hope but I see knowledge that all is well with the country and that we are coming back At Birmingham Ala an indus trial center he gave assurance of the administrations keenest con cern for heavy industries and as serted that obstructionists do not reflect the views of the overwhelm ingmajority of the people Two Accident Victims DES MOINES Nov 19 men were killed here in traffic ac cidents Andrew Coleman 31 was the victim of a driver who did not stop and A J Moore 70 was fa tally injured when struck by a sub urban trolley car HANES DIES AT WHEEL OF CAR Local Auto Salesman Foun Dead of Heart Attack Near New Haven George S Hanes 59 automobil salesman for the Wagner Moto company of Mason City was founi dead at the wheel of his car nea New Haven shortly after 6 oclocl Sunday evening the victim of hear disease He had driven to the farn of Bob Murphy near New Have and was returning to Mason Cit when he succumbed Mr Hanes was driving alone a the time of his death Dr G E Lott of Osage who was called t the scene in the absence of the cor oner stated that Mr Hanes ha died shortly after leaving the farm about 5 oclock in the afternoon He was found by Lloyd Maar nea whose farm Mr Hanes had stoppe his car in the middle of the road The oody was taken to the Ran dall funeral home at Mason Cit later in the evening Mr Hanes survived by his wife Cora He ha been a resident of Mason City fo many years residing at 20 Fifth street northeast Funeral arrange ments had not been complete Monday BENSCOTER BREAKS JAILATOSKALOOSA BUT NOT FOR LONG OSKALOOSA Nov 19 When Harold Eenscoter was ar rested here Sunday for intoxica tion his name sounded strangely familiar to the police desk ser geant Why weve already got one Harold Benscoter in jail Are you related Well yes was Benscoters chastened admission Im both of us Not until he put his prisoner away in the bullpen did the logic of the remark dawn on the ser geant A gaping hole yawned in the bars of the bullpen window Benscoter admitted he had sawed ais way out of his first confine ment WOMANTHIRDTO DIE IN FALL OUT OF HIGH WINDOW Woman 65 Killed in Plunge From Hotel in Chicago CHICAGO Nov 19 65 ear old woman today plunged from ie eighteenth floor of the Stevens otel to her death on a crowded Michigan avenue sidewalk It was he third fatal fall from a high vindow made by a woman here in he last six days The victim was identified by the oroners office as Mrs Teresa Jaughton Ryan of Thomas lyan a retired policeman She had egistered at the hotel as Mrs M 3rown of Joliet 111 only half an our before the tragedy Mrs Nellie Ablin 26 a former howgirl died in a plunge from the ighth floor of the Commonwealth otel on the north side last night uring in honor of the 0 to 9 victory of the Chicago Bears rofessional team over the New York Giants Separated From Husband Five days ago a young woman umped from a Michigan avenue milding after a man with whom ihe had been friendly had become nterested in another girl Police said Mrs Ablin was sep arated from her husband Irving Ablin of Aurora 111 and that their separation was believed to have been the reason for her act After shf had listened to a broad cast of the football gamepolice said the young woman sent a tele gram of congratulations to Bemie tfasterson of the Bears a former University of Nebraska backfield star She then proposed the celebra tion and later jumped from the win dow Sister Sees Tragedy Witnesses of the tragedy were thi victims sister Mrs Thelma Walke Smith 25 Lucille Moyse Mrs Alice Bennett former Detroit night clul nostess and Mary Frances Smith E year old niece of the dead woman Mrs Bennett who shared the ho tel apartment with Mrs Ablin said the victim brooded over her separ ation from her husband and had been inordinately interested in new reports of the death plunge from the Medinah club last Wednesday o Lucille Nolan 21 year old night clul hostess League Hints That Bolivia Paraguay May Be Penalizec GENEVA Nov 19 Th league of nations hinted today tha Paraguay and Bolivia could avoi possible penalties by laying dow their arms in the Chaco boreal A report of the leagues Chac consultative committee told the tw countries they had broken the cove nant of the league by fighting Burlington Woman Inhales Gas Die BURLINGTON Nov 19 Miss Amalia Mauthe 72 was foun dead in her horre here this morn ing having inhaled gas during th night Miss Amuthe lived alone Her death was pronounced suicid by the coroner and no inquest wi be held Her sister with whom sh made her home for many year died about a year ago Waterloo Man Dies of Mishap Injurie WATERLOO Nov 19 McAnthony 55 118 High stree died at 9 p m Sunday at St Fran cis hospital from injuries receive late Friday when struck by an an tomobilc driven by Melvin Brow 714 Randolph street DENIES PLEAS OF 11INSULL AIDES CHICAGO Nov 19 all Judge James H Wilkerson toda overruled motions by 11 of Samu Insults codefendants for dircctc acquittals in the 5100000000 In sull mail fraud trial ALBERT HASS Mack Actor Director and Writer Dies Married Four Times to Actresses of Stage of Screen BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov 19 Mack 56 actor play right and film director whose larital affairs made him one of he most colorful figures in the the trical world dial at his home here ate last night of a heart attack He had been ill two weeks Willard autbar and director many notable films was marriei our times In each case he chose woman for his wife from his pro ession Four Actress Wives His first Leone well known stage beauty His sec ond marriage was to Pauline Fred erick star of the stage and screen Marjorie Rambeau for many year a stage star and later a characte actress of the screen became hi hird wife His fourth and last wife who was at his bedside when th end came was Beatrice Banyard One of the most prolific of mod 2rn dramatists Mack was the au hor of scores of plays including Tiger Rose Her Man Canary Dutch Men of Miracl Mary King Queen Jack M Friend Judas The Drove am many others Acted and Directed Among his screen plays wer Madame X and What Price In nocence the latter of which h acted in and I Mack was born at Morrisburg Ontario Canada Sept 17 1878 Charles W McLaughlin was his real name He was educated in Brooklyn N Y and Georgetow university Starting his career as newspaner reporter he turned earl to the stage and for several year was leading man in a stock com jany in San Francisco 40 MlLJlSJO IOWA FARMERS State College Officials Se 1935 Figure on TO Per Cent Crop Cut AMES Nov 19 corn hog reduction programs under th 1935 federal crop control plan off cially announced by Secretary ot Agriculture Wallace at only 10 peri cent less than 193233 average fig ures Iowa State college extension officials estimated today that Iowa farmers stand to receive nearly S40 000000 in benefit payments in the forthcoming season Paul C Taff assistant director of the extension service declared that on the basis of a national estimate of to 5165000000 in 1935 benefits the Iowa share should equal nearly a fourth of the grand total He anticipates Iowa partici pation will at least equal that in the 1934 program Reductions Mandatory Reductions of 20 to 30 per cent in corn and 25 per cent in hogs were mandatory in the 1934 control con tracts Under the 1935 plan corn farmers cannot plant more than 90 per cent of 193233 crops but may make up to a 30 per cent cut in acreage on which reduction benefits will be paid This program Washington leaders estimated will permit a sur plus of 250000000 bushels of corn in excess of livestock feeding re quirements This Wallace intimated may be sealed under continuation of the corn loan program if farmers wish but only contract signers will be eligible to receive tht loans 90 Per Cent Maximum The hog production maximum of 90 per cent of 193233 litters will Turn to rnse 3 Column 8 FORMER HEAD OF MB HAND FIVE MORE INDICTED 3arks Curtis Parnell Knight and Sparrow Others Held Albert Hass indicted by the fed ral grand jury at Fort Dodge Fri ay on the charge of using tbeinails n a conspiracy to commit a fraud londay appeared before Charles W Barlow United States commission to furnish a 55000 bond Hass and five other persons four f whom were directors of the M A were ordered held by the frand jury on the charge of receiv ng alleged secret payments at the ime the Mason City society was merged with the Independent Order f Foresters of Toronto Canada Next Term June 1 Frank Thiede Fort Dodge U S ieputy marshal and John Sparks lioux City postoffice inspector iame to Mason City for the purpose 3f taking Mr Hass into custody iut MrHass appeared voluntarily lefore the commissioner and fur nished the bond through Martin J Mulligan The next term of court for the central division of the northern dis trict of the United States district court does not convene until June 11 at Fort Dodge Unless arrange ments are made to handle the case n another division the trial will take place at that time Also Tndictcd The others named in the indict ment were C R Parks of the Parks service company of commission firm that is alleged to have negotiated for the merger and four former directors of the M B A W P Curtis Chicago Frank C Parnell Boscobel Wis Willard A Knight Battle Creek Mich and Sam Sparrow Kansas City gen eral attorney for the society The charge of the government represented by E G Dunn of Ma son City United States attorney and his assistants is that Mr Hass and the directors named in the in dictment used the mails to com fraud when they sent reg istered letters to each of the 55 delegates of the M B A to vote on the merger with the Canadian society at a special convention in Chicago on Dec 9 1931 Didnt Know Claim These delegates according to the government were not apprised of an alleged agreement between the Independent Order of Foresters and the C R Parks Setvice company whereby the latter was to receive for delivering to the For esters approximately of Turn to IRRC 3 Column ft Returned to Iowa in Bank Robbery Probe CHICAGO Nov 19 Pabst 33 recently a resident of Council Bluffs was to be returned to Iowa today by Paul Gruber agent of the stnte bureau of inves tigation for investigation in con nection with the robbery in Sep tember of S900 from a Cumberland bank Precious Documents Three documents precious to all Americans are brought together in a booklet now available through our Washington Information bureau They are the Declaration of Inde pendence the Articles Confedera tion and the Constitution of the United States the basic or organic law of the land The exact original text of each document is used and the names of all those who signed them All amendments to the con stitution are given together with the date each amendment took ef fect Enclose six cents in coin to cover cost of handling Use The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J HasUin director Washington D C I enclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the Constitution booklet Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;