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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 20, 1934, Mason City, Iowa rLQN E I I 3 M C M OF I r s M o i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRXSS LEASED WIRI SJCKV1CB NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS llASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20 1934 HOME EDITION Move Seats in Senate Republican Side of Chamber Not to Be Crowded By HERBERTPLUMMER PASHINGTON Nov 20 most convincing visible evidence of the democrat ic sweep in the elections of No vember 6 to be found in Wash ington is the United States senate chamber Col Ed Hal sey secretary of the senate and Chesley Jurney serge ant at arrms have been amusingt h e m selves in their time since the elections in senatorial desks from the t republican side of the cham to the right democratic side The result is striking when one telances down from the vantage Komt of the press gallery and sees to what extent the republican of the dividing political aisle as been stripped One whole row of desks formerly ilccupied by republicans had to be Ijhifted over to make room for new elected democrats To fill up the aping space the remaining 27 esks left have been scattered liber Jlly around A Cherokee Strip Republican senators of the seven congress will have no ftause to complain of being crowded square dance almost could be xecuted in the yawning space be ween their desks 1 Halsey and Jurney admit the pre rient setup may be only temporary ijt may be necessary after the sen Jte is convened to form a Chero e strip on the republican side to ke care of the democratic over w It was necessary once before do this to provide seats for re bblicansBack in 1907 nine repub up taeir abode on the THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 34 5 KILLED IN NORTH IOWA MISHAPS Austria Makes Demand for Equality in Arms f Huey Long may force a Chero i kee strip all by himself The Lou sisiana kingfish has a habit of roaming all over the chamber while making a speech After Huey has tread on a few senatorial toes on the crowded democratic side therell probably be a howl for more space Already Senator Byrd of Virginia who sits immediately behind Long has served notice that either he or Huey must move in the next con gress Byrd threatens to sit on the re publican side unless Vice President Garner gives himanother seat A Difficult Assignment Probably the toughest assignment of them all on the senate side of the capitol in the next congress will be that of young Leslie Biffle secre tary to the majority Its Biffles job to keep track of all the democratic senators He must know where they are at all times or else see that they are pair ed for important votes He is re sponsible to Senator Robinson the majority leader for the where abouts of all democratic senators With 69 on his hands in the next congress Biffle is in for a hard time Often in the past it has been a question of how fast Biffles heels flew around the capitol whether the democrats won or lost on a roll call Hell be forced to move faster ever from now on LIBERTY LEAGUE CHIEF ATTACKS REGIMENTATION Shouse Strikes Back at F Rs Hint About Human Rights NEW YORK Nov 20 Jouett Shouse president of the American Liberty league today denounced what he called regimentation un dertaken by the new deal Striking back at President Roose velts hint that the league place property rights above human rights he quoted with approval a news paper editorial saying nothing coul be sillier than to suppose persona and property rights can conflict The leagues chief also expressec regret at the met the next con gress will be composed of over whelming majorities and very smal minorities Balance of Power Whether it be in nation state 0 city he said in an address preparec for delivery to the Bond club the best government is achieved when the balance of power between the two parties is as nearly as possible equal It is undesirable when the pendulum swings too far in either direction Although Shouse emphasized he was giving only hiis personal opin ions his address was regarded as highly significant as pointing the Plans Jobless Aid Paraguay Refuses to EndWaririChacoat Request of League ASCUNCION Paraguay Nov 20 flat refusal was Paraguays reply today to the league of na tions latest proposal to end the war in the Chaco The government has I officially refused to accept a report I of the leagues Cbaco consulative I committee recommending cessation of hostilities pending arbitration The chancellory it was understood I instructed representatives in Gen I eva to notify the league of the de I cision formed by such inen as Alfred E Smith James W Wadsworth John D Davis and Irenee du Pont to assess trends in government and fight tnose it brands as harmful League Not Partisan Declaring again that the league is not partisan nor antiadministra tion and that it will hope to work with the administration toward ob jectives beneficial to the country Shouse said It will not fail to uphold funda mental Americanism against subver sive theories and alien doctrines Standpoints of Group Shouses opinions on NRA and AAA though underscored as only his views indicated for the first time the possible standpoints of the league Declaring that in many re gards NRA has served a useful purpose and that he would not ruthlessly sacrifice everything1 connected with it he said That the NRA has indulged in unwarranted excesses of attempted regulation there can be no doubt That its policy of pricefixing is det rimental to the best interests of the great mass of the people is my firm belief That its attempt to write codes for every little business of the country was absurd and ridiculous there is small question Plans Attack on League WASHINGTON Nov 20 RepresentativeElect Frank E Hoo DMich announced today hi first bill in congress would be t place the American Liberty leagu under the provisions of the federa corrupt practices act Dr Frank P Graham president of the University of North Caro lina is chairman of President Roosevelts economic security ad visory council which is to formu late a 10 point program to protect the nations unemployed and de pendents Associated Press Photo Supreme Court Upholds Law on nil Iowa Bench Rules City Need Not Call Vote on Water Plant Issues FORECAST IOWA Unsettled showers in central and east portions Tues day night Wednesday cloudy much colder Tuesday night and Wednesday MINNESOTA Rain turning to snow much colder Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy and much colder snow in north and extreme east portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for i 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock I Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 60 Minimum in Night 55 At 8 A M 55 Rainfall 78 BUTLERELLS OF FASCIST PLANS Retired Marines Chief Say He Was Asked to Lead U S Movement NEW YORK Nov 20 The New York Post says in a copyright ed story today that Major Genera Smedley D Butler has disclosed that he has been asked by a group of wealthy New York brokers to tead a fascist movement to set up a dictatorship in the United States The paper says that General But ler ranking general of the marine corps until his retirement three years ago has been subpoenaed by the congressional committee on un American activities and that he has said he is ready to testify Of course I told the leaders of this fascist movement that I wasnt interested in fascism or in any other isrn the Post quoted Butler as saying and that I wouldnt con sider any such proposition The Post says General Butler said he was approached by Gerald P Macguire of the brokerage firm of Grayson M P Murphy and com pany and asked to organize 500000 veterans into a fascist army Macguire at his office today denied that the story was true and said that he could not understand the reason for its publication DES MOINES Nov 20 state supreme court in one of 26 opinions handed down today up icld the law passed by the last Iowa assembly permitting munici palities to erect or improve munici pal water plants and to issue reve nue bonds in payment of the costs without a vote of the people The court authorized the city of Oskaloosa to proceed with an im irovement project affirming the decision of the Mahaska county listrict court in the case brought by William L Chitwood against the rustees of the waterworks F D banning Charles Williams Sr and arl Mayer Had Opposed Proposal Chitwood had opposed the pro posal under which a im rovement program for which a 27000 PWA grant and a proposed 73000 bond issue were to furnish he funds He contended the bond ssue proposal must be submitted to a vote of the people The lower court dismissed his pe tition and the supreme court in affirming ruled the work coul proceed without submission of th bond issue to a vote and also tha there was no merit to the plaintiff contention that the issue woul place the citys indebtedness ove the legal limit Gets No Compensation In another case the supremt court held that Jacob E Brown was not entitled to compensation for alleged total disability due to heat exhaustion suffered while em ployed by the Rath Packing com pany at Waterloo The state industrial commis sioner denied Browns claim but the lower court held he was entitled to compensation The supreme court reversed the decision of the lower court Fascists and Catholics in Austria Riot Police Twice Have to Stop Street Fights in Innsbruck By ROBERT SCHILDBACH INNSBRUCK Austria Nov 20 long prevailing tension be tween the fascist home guard of vice chancellor Ernst von Starbem berg and the Catholic storm troops of chancellor Kurt Sehuschnigg broke into open street fighting last night Police twice had to separate the embattled factions Eight hundred storm troops mem bers of the socalled freiheitsbund an armed formation of the Catho lic trade marching to an ex hibition hall where a Catholic meet ing was scheduled met a strong detachment of home guards who were shouting heil Starhemberg Starhemberg Booed The Catholics booed Starhemberg id reply and the home guards at tacked A police emergency squad was immediately called out and suc ceeded in dispersing the home guards The fascist forces however massed in front of the exhibition lall and when the Catholics arrived fresh fighting developed Again the police were called out and only afterthey used their rubber sticks reely on the attacking home guards was order restored Police Patrol City Ihe city today inview of juard threats to get revenge Austrian newspapers received strict orders not to mention last nights occurences The government ms frequently proclaimed the un ty prevailing among auxiliary for mations such as the storm troops and the home guard the principal upporters of the present govern ment Coalition Cabinet in Belgium Pledged to Keep Gold Standard BRUSSELS Nov 20 new coalition cabinet headed by Col ieorge Theunis was pledged by him today to maintenance of the gold standard Financial circles welcomed his announcement for they had felt eon ern over the policies of the gov rnment to succeed that headed by Count Charles de Broqueville which uit last week because of internal isagreements Premier Theunis said another najor policy in his program would e a drastic reduction of public ex enditure King Leopold last night pproved the cabinet chosen by Theunis twice a former premier nd regarded as one of the coun rys ablest diplomats LANS SUIT AS RESULT OF RAID Owner of Black Cat Club in Des Moines Will Ask for Damages DES MOINES Nov 20 arnes McCoy owner of the Black Cat Night club in which liquor po lice damaged fixtures and smashed musical instruments and dishes in a raid yesterday asserted he is planning to bring suit for damages against W W Akers state liquor police chief and participating agents McCoy claimed the raiders wrecked his bar beer equipment and overturned tables and booths with not less than S200 damages Louis I Adelman attorney for Mc Coy said if the officials be found guilty of malicious mischief they would face liability for triple dam ages Rich Anderson and Roy Moon members of the raiding party said today the damage was necessary in the hunt for liquor plants Two plants were found but both were empty they said With hasty repairs the club re sumed business late last evening Garrett Appointed to Seventh Term as Supreme Court Clerk DES MOINES Nov 20 Iowa supreme court late yesterday appointed B W Garrett for his sev enth consecutive term as clerk un official sources disclosed today The reappointment was decided upon at a full bench consultation it was reported but members of the court declined to discuss the matter saying that the action would be of ficially announced when a record is filed in the clerks office The term is for four years Gar retts present term expires Jan 1 DANDELIONS BLOOM FOLLOWING RAINS AMERICA WANTS WHOLETRADETO BE BOTTLED UP Proposal Inspires Worlc Conference to Stay in Session By JOSEPH E SHARKEY GENEVA Nov 20 today demanded equality in arma ments of a disarmament conferenc committee which had heard a pro posal from the United States tha the arms trade from revolvers t battleships should be bottled up Austria went before the steerin committee of the conference an declared her Independence was men aced She said an armament race i now in progress and threatens th peace of Europe and that she need more war materials in order to de fend her sovereignty Italy announced to the committe that she believed it useless to pro ceed with the disarmament confer ence without the presence of Ger many which withdrew from the parley last year when her demand for more armaments were refused In Close Parallel Austrias announcement toda appeared to be in close parallel t the preceding one by her German sister The American proposal however as sufficient to in ative to continue in session Hugh R Wilson United State minister to Switzerland and Ameri can delegate to the conference pro posed an international treaty pro viding for a rigid system of licenses and full publicity for all arms man ufacture and trade it was the most complete document in munition submitted here in disarmament con sultations To Convoke Meeting Before adjournment Arthur Hen derson of Great Britain president of the conference was authorized to convoke a meeting probably in Jan uary to discuss the United States proposal and other questions The United States suggestion ac cepts the inspection by an interna tional committee on American soil as to whether the United States is living up to the manufacture and traffic treaties in arms if other na tions are willing to do the same Wilsons suggestion would create a permanent disarmament commis sion at Geneva The commission would be given automatic powers to investigate private or public manu facture and sale of arms and to keep the world regularly informed as to what was going on behind the scenes In Scope of Plan All machine guns grenades oombs torpedoes mines warships airplanes and ammunition within the scope of the American proposal Wilson also presented the draft of a plan creating a permanent dis armament commission The munitions treaty Wilson de clared in an address to the opening disarmament session would tend to lessen between states that con stantly increasing fear of the un fear which is one of the most profound causes of anxiety and distrust between nations Would Aid Adoption I will go even further Wilson continued and state the adoption of such a text would greatly facili tate the eventual adoption of a gen eral disarmament convention An agreement upon such a document by the states of the world would mean a lessening of anxiety and the increase in confidence might even be the turning point of the present deplorable situation Wilson emphasized that the United States firrnmly believes that without disarmament there is no sound basis for peace It has never wavered from that conviction and it will work earnestly for the final success of this conference Girl Held in Child Kidnaping An 18 year old girl right who was registered at the police station at Nashville Tenn as Bernlce Lou Givens of Cincinnati and later gave her name us Bculah Wihchester was charged with kidnaping 4 year old Jackie Gibbons of Lexington Ky who is shown seated on a police mans lap in Nashville after the pair had been caught The girl said the boy followed her from his Lexington home Associated Press Photo Plan Rail Revenue Boost C C to Cut Haul Rates Raise Long Haul Cost WASHINGTON Nov 20 The Interstate Commerce com nission today ordered a revision of vestern trunk line class freight ates designed to increase the rev nues of the railroads by reducing hort haul rates and in effect in reasing those for longer hauls The commission also created a ew rate zone in eastern Wyoming o be known as zone four with a reight rate 15 per cent higher than or what is known as zone three Stations in Wyoming Zone four consists of stations in yoming on roads extending from heridan and Casper east when comes from points on and ast of the Missouri river This pre ously hat been known as sub rone iree The finding is a revision of the Western Trunk line rate cases de ded on May 6 1930 when the mmission authorized a general in rease because of the relatively low vel of western class rates Rails Ask Overhauling The railroads found on applica on of the original decision that did not create the revenues de red and asked the commission to rerhaul its previous decision au orizing lower rates on short haul ipments in order to meet motor uck competition and bring about WEST UNION Nov emperatures and springlike rains ave brought forth dandelions and arebell blooms The railfall Mon ay night was 11 inches accompan cd by thunder and lightning Planning Board to Explain Its Work AMES Nov 20 Iowa planning board announced a series of seven weekly broadcasts to be given over the Iowa State college station WOI each Wednesday at noon The talks will deal with the planning board and its work The first will be given Wednesday me means of increasing revenues from long haul shipments The commission said today that the railroads had sustained their claim Most of the revisions are technical INSULL PROFITS HELD FICTITIOUS Prosecutor Says Books o Firms Were Intended to Deceive Public FEDERAL COURTHOUSE CHI CAGO Nov 20 rosecute DENIES PAPER TO STOP PUBLISHING Editorial Employes Strike in Newark Goes Into Fourth Day NEWARK N J Nov 20 T Russell publisher of the Newark Ledger morning newspaper where editorial employes have been on strike for four days today denied that the newspaper was suspending publication as had been announced by Arther T Warner its business manager Russells denial came less than an hour after Warners announcement Warners announcement was without my knowledge or consent and without authority Russell said I have nothing further to say except my original statement which speaks for itself Forest A Harness told the Insul mail fraud jury today that Samue Insull and his aides wrote fictitious profits on the books of their invest ment companies in a deliberate plan to deceive the public They inflated a 510 stock divi dend to 551628 the lanky young government attorney declared with a wave toward one of the govern ment charts Public Was Deceived If that isnt dishonest and fraud ulent practice nobody ever heard of t They knew the result would be o deceive the public Insull had his mind made up to do it notwith standing the fact that his auditors old him it was not proper He overruled them and they ielded in a complete about face to the will of the master Harness making the governments closing argument in the mail fraud case hammered a charge that In sull and a 1929 preferred list made fat profits at the expense of he Insull concern in which stock holders lost 5100000000 Sold to Other Firms That syndicate dealing in Middle West company stock sold it to the Corporation Securities company and o Insull Utility Investments he old the jury The Corporation Securities com pany didnt have the money to buy it they got it later from the people they deceived with this worthless stock And with that money they put a 25 per cent profit into their own pockets Girl Arraigned on Kidnaping Charges LEXINGTON Ky Nov 20 A 19 year old girl booked as Beulah Winchester of Cincinnati was or dered to appear in police court to day for arraignment on a state charge of kdnaping because she took Jackie Gibbons hitchhiking with her into Tennessee Jackie 4 year old son of Mr and Mrs John Gib bons of Lexington was returned homo safely yesterday The girl was returned from Chattanooga Tenn last night lowan Kills Himself IOWA CITY Nov 20 B Charlcs Probst 51 shot and killed fiimself with a shotgun at his farm home near here His widow and sev eral children survive 2 FATALLY HURT AFTER GOING TO DANCE IN MANLY Auto Crashes Shooting Fall Take Toll of Lives Five persons were killed and sev eral injured in accidents Monday and Tuesday in North Iowa The dead Chester Daniel 32 Austin killed in Northwood crash Dorothy Phillips H Albert Lea killed at Northwoofl Everett Linderman 24 Fred ericksburg hilled at Newton Mrs Bruce Orr 43 Garner killed in shooting accident Herman H Mnckenbiirg 73 Crcsco fatally hurt in fall The injured Earl Demo 20 Lime Springs injured at Mason City Stella Gudvangen Albert Lea hurt at Nortlnvooa Alvltui Wicbman Albert Lea hurt at Nortlnvooa Tragedy stalked a gay young party returning home to Albert Lea after attending a dance at Sun Set Inn at Manly Two of the party were killed and two injured when the car in which they were riding and a truck collided about oclock Tuesday morning on high way 65 a mile south of Northwood Chester Daniel of Austin who was driving and Dorothy Phillips of Albert Lea were killed Stella Gudvangen of Albert Lea was taken to the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea with severe injuries and Miss Wich man the fourth member of the lorthwDodIfeceivinjr treatment for less severe injuries Car Ripped Open The truck was driven by H L Elzig of Steamboat Rock He was accompanied by Can Runge of El dora Neither of these two was hurt The crash occurred in a slight turn in the highway The truck was going south and the other car north The car a 1923 Chevrolet sedan was wrecked When the crash occurred the left side of the Daniel car was ripped away Both of those killed were rid ing on the left side of the auto Inquest Is Ordered The driver of the truck said the other car was coming at a high rate of speed and that although he got far to one side of the road he was unable to avert the crash Bodies of the persons who were killed were taken to the Hunt er undertaking rooms in North wood Coroner L G Hewitt after inves igating stated that no inquest would be held Miss Wichmann stated she was conversing at the ime the accident occurred and con sequently asserted that she could make ne statement regarding the speed or side of the road on which the Danie car was being driven Killed at Newton Linderman was returning to army duty at Fort Des Moines af er spending time on a furlough at when he was fa ally injured His car and a truck driven by Willard Hart of Grinnell collided east of Newton Mondav night The son of A W Linderman Ihe ictim of the tragedy had spent two Turn to Pace 3 Column B Learn About U S The booklet Famous Places available only through our Wash ngton Information bureau gives tictures and descriptive text of 49 f the most famous places in U S for each state and the Dis rict of Columbia It offers an un sual opportunity to get acquainted vith your country Students will ind Famous Places illumines and iyifies geography and history and rill make those studies easier and more interesting Readers of the may obtain copies at cost and handling price of 10 cents ach Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 1 Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Famous Places in the United States Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;