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O E P T . Of I * i '» North Iowa's DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home - "THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS" ME E D I T I O N VOL. XL FIVE CENTS A COP? ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF VOUF, SKCTIOK SUCTIONS A--S3--C--D NO. 71 Vermont m Political Eye [First Senate Vote in 1934 Set for January 16. LIQUOR BILL AMENDMENTS FILED By HERBERT PLUMMEU . WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. (IP)-- K'errnont, traditionally a rock-ribbed ·state of republicanism, is attracting |ir.or3 than a casual interest in national politics because of an approaching senatorial election. On Jan. 16 a successor to the late Porter H. Dale for the senate is to be named. The republican candidate is Ernest W. Gibson, Vermont's o n l y member of the house of representatives. PORTER. DALE O p p o s e d to him as the democratic party's choice is Harry W. Witters of St. Johnsbury, described as a "veteran campaigner." National interest has been aroused not only because it will be the first senate contest of the 1934 congressional .elections, but also because, of what Vermonters describe since the 'presidential contest the democratic Awakening" Underhill, Leader of Prison Break, Captured ' Roosevelt, "-some 23,000 less than those given Herbert Hoover. In 1929, the state .poUed almost 46,000 more votes for the republican presidential candidate than it did for the democratic. It will be remembered that President Roosevelt included Vermont on his itinerary during the campaign. V^ ' -. s When-ithe democrats met in convention recently to nominate their candidate for the senate, one native Vermonter made the following observation "Both in numbers aa in enthusiasm, yesterday's mass meeting of democrats was something of a record-breaker. "Following sparsely attended meetings which 111 the past could have been "held in a telephone I booth,' accoidtng to the jokers, the assembled democracy filled every seat hi its accustomed hall and a large number were obliged to 1 stand." Lined Up Squarely. The issues In the Vermont sena- [ torial contest seem to 'be fairly well defined.'.The. democrats and their candidate, stand .squarely .back of President-Roosevelt and his admin-1 'Totn to Page. 5-A, Colnntn 2 SHOT BY POSSE, HAS BUT SMALL CHANCE OF LIFE S o u t h w e s t e r n Outlaw Cornered in Small Furniture Store. SHAWNEE, Okla., Dec. 30. IX 1 )-Dazed and bleeding, Wilbur Underhill, southwestern desperado, was captured here shortly after 7 a. m. today. A squad of officers, largely Oklahoma City police, found him in a small furniture store in the heart of the business district. He offered no resistance. He had broken into" the store in an effort to elude pursuers after being wounded seriously a. few hours before' J m escaping 'from a house surrounded by, a posse. ^ Taken to Hospital. ' The captured man was taken to Municipal ^hospital, where physicians said he had only slight chance of recovery. He was suffering from wounds'in the back, left arm, right leg and scalp ^Underbill was one of two leaders o£ the Memorial day break of 11 prisoners, from the Kansas penitentiary ·'at Lansing He had escaped from \the .house clad only In his underwear in a shower of machine gun bullets. R H. Colvin, federal i agent, said he fired a machine gun at the man through a rear window of the houso and that the man fell. Later the., man' ran from .the house, through th,e front door and was shot at again by officers arroed with shotguns, : He fell again but got, up and rah 1 Into a plowed field nearby. Couple Wounded. A' man'-and · a- woman in the house were wounded. Officers tentatively identified the woman as Ella Mae. Nichols, or Eccles. She was shot in the stomach and her condition was described OUTLAW CAPTURED Weal IOWA WEATHER Unsettled;; probably, occasional light rain lit central and east,'somewhat warmer In ex- i-\ treme 'cast Saturday night; I Sunday probably rain In south' cast and rain turning to snow in west and north, portions, colder in west and north portions Sunday afternoon. ' LOCAL STATISTICS Globe-Gazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 o'clock Saturday- morning: Mavlurmim 34 Minimum In Night 18 At 8 A. M. Saturday : . . ' Si A, break in the severe cold spell that has held North Iowa in its grip for almost a week got under way Friday and the; mercury continued upward throughout the night. The 24 hour, maximum occurred at 8 o'clock Saturday^ morning. It was 16'above at'6'o'clock Friday night and 18 above at 11 o'clock p. m. WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO, Dec. 30. WJ-Weather outlook for the period Jan. I to'6: 'V For the upper. XUssIssippi and I 1 qwef Missouri valleys--Probably ksome snow "and decidedly colder jlMonday; continued cold Tuesday jWnd Wednesday; rising temperature '·Thursday and .Friday; generally fair Tuesday and Wednesday, precipitation Thursday or Friday." (Turn to P»(fB 5-A, Column 3) AIRCRASHlF FATAL TO TEN Eight Passengers and Two of Crew Burn to Death in Air Liner. BRUSSELS, Dec. 30. UP)--Ten persons-, eight of them passengers, .were killed..when the Imperial Airways London hound plane Apollo crashed in'a fog near Ruysselde between Ojstend and Bruges, today. The machine caught fire-and the passengers, pilot and wireless operator were burned to death. All the passengers were reported to be British subjects. The piano; was flying on the Co lp.g-jje-Brusse]s-London route. Flying From Brussels. The disaster occurred at 1:05 p m. The plane was flying from Brus sels when it crashed into the mas of a wireless station at Ruysseled in a fog.' The mast was broken In half. As the: machine hit the ground, spectators-rushed to the assistance of thoae trapped inside the fuselage, but a fierce ' outburst of flames drove them back. No Chance to Escape., The occupants had no chance to escape and the plane was consumed rapidly. Captain Gittings, the pilot, was an Englishman. The wireless operator also was English as, it was believed, were all eight passengers with the possible exception of M. Alberni, a. businessman, whose nationality, it was thought, may have been Polish. ' ^ Ipwans Pltin to Consider Hog Rulings Meetings Scheduled at New Hampton and Clarion. DES MOINES, Dec. 30. tP)-- Jorn-hog field men in Iowa were ilannlng today tor a session Tuesday at Ames where new adtnln- stratlve rulings from Washington eceived .here, will; be discussed and explained Distric meetings for committees from surrounding coun- ies will begin Thursday. The meetings will be held In New Hampton, , Clarion, Spencer, Sac City, Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids, lit. Pleasant, Albia, Creston and Oakland. , Provisions of the administrative rulings received here included; One Farming Unit. 1. Bach contract must cover only one farming unit except In cases where-a tenant rents land, contracted for reduction, from two or more' landlords. Under such conditions individual contracts shall be drawn to cover all the land In the farming , unit. 2. If .a farmer rents land during 1934, benefit payments for reducing acreage ·must be. divided between the landlord 'and the tenant on the same percentage basis as the division of the corn crop for 1934. The landlord's portion also shall not be greater than he would have received under the 1933 lease or agreement on the same farm. In cases of cash BOMB FOLLOWS PREMIER DUCA'S ASSASSINATION B r o t h e r - in- Law Fires Shots at Rumanian Nazi Student. SINAIA, Rumania, Dec., 30. /B An explosion in the royal pavilion and an attempt to slay the assassin of Premier Ion G. Duca marked this city's farewell today to the body of the government leader who \vn killed yesterday. Mourners, thronging .the railroad station In tribute to their · as- sassfnated premier were thrown into a panic Dy'ttie" "^plosion. ' · · · ' * ' ft.5jHldJ?as:;siHghtly,,injured an; the propflrt£dara5ge7~:£as stlgW'de spitb Uie pjiiibYKlng Csrbl was no in the station at- tliei time. ... :Body on Train. -The -body of the slain premier, who was slain yesterday by a student member of an outlawed nazi group, was placed on board a train which, departed at 1:30 p. m;; from this city, the' seat of the-royai;pal- ace, ; for Bucharest, the capital. The explpsion, thi cause, of which was not immediately determined enveloped the royal pavilion in' a cloud of smoke. At first it was reported that the royal coach had been wrecked. Hardly bad the. excitement .subsided when-- only a few minutes before the 'train · departed-- the ~ late premier's brother-in-law, Ralu Pol- izu, forced his way into the station guard room where the assassin, Nicholas Constantinescu, was held. Fires at Assassin. . . : Will Rogers Says-- BEVERLY HILLS, Cal., Dec. 30.--Roosevelt is the most consistently good radio man there is. Just when you would thiulc there is nothing of importance to be said that hadnt been said, he comes on Thursday night and gained over a 100 million new friends outside of the XJ. S. and perhaps that many here, by announcing- that the U. S. was not going to mess around in any South or Central American country with a gun. It was his best speech of all if he had just gone a little further and said, "we not only wont interfere, but we wont have any battleships peeping in the window while you are having your party." While we didnt land troops in Cuba, we were close enough that they all could have waded ashore. -. -...i.. T ,,,,-.. .--Yours;-- · · - · - - . ..WILL ROGERS , - 1C 33,, · li'cNan ght. Sr ndicate.) PoUzu whipped o-.t'.a revolver and fired several shots point blank at Constantinescu, but missed. Poliru was overpowered and led away. He said he wanted to avenge the death of Due a. Constantinescu was being held in the station awaiting his transport under guard to Bucharest. King Carol today requested Con- staiitlne Angelescu, Rumanian cabinet leader, to take over the premiership and gave : him the oath of office before dawn. The first cabinet meeting urider the new preniier' took place this morning a± Bucharest. It drew up a proclamation exhorting 'the public to observe, discipline and 1 asssuring that- the national government was determined to uphold law and order in the most vigorous manner. rental during 1933, benefit "payments are to be equally distributed between the landlord and the tenant^ Payments Divided. 3. Payments' for "hog ; reduction will be divided "between the landlord and the. tenant in proportion to their contributions. to the annual number of-hogs,produced for market from the 1932 and 1933 litters. - .- ;, 4. Where farmers sold sows during the'pig-sow campaign they will be allowed to add four pigs to their 1933 fall production total for each sow sold. Such a total will then be a legitimate part of the 1932-33 base on which reduction is estimated. · : 5. In cases where a farmer retires from-farming he will not be eligible for corn or hog reduction payments. However, he will be allowed to transfer. his hog production base to another individual provided this individual has not been engaged In hog production during the last two years. Hog Reduction Base. : 6. This new producer may; then take advantage of the hog Deduction base but will receive payments only on'his corn acreage redaction on signing a corn-hog contract. 7. Any farmer who raised a maximum to Fnge 5-A, Column 5) Banks Ordered to Withhold vLicrease in Service Charges WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. Banks ia' every "corner ;of the nation were under sudden NRA orders today to withhold projected schedules designed to sharply increase bank charges to customers. While the capital speculated upon the final outcome of the swift move by Hugh S. Johnson in cancelling the increased levies, the NRA administrator himself added only silence to his order that the charges be suspended "Indefinitely and immediately," or at least until he had approved them. Attorneys See End of Manning Trial OTTU1IWA. Dec. 30. --Attorneys predicted an end for the ouster trial of Mayor Edwin C. Manning by this afternoon, after yesterday's session heard him criticized as a "czar" and lauded as a "public benefactor^' in three .final arguments. PREPARE PLAN TOBOOM TRADE F. R. Hopes to Sprinkle Reciprocity Treaties Around World WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. JP)~-A ?lan under which President Roosevelt hopes to 'sprinkle trade reciprocity treaties around.the world waa under preparation by the administration today and will be submitted to congress. In one quarter the plan was described as intended to allow the chief executive to make slits in the tariff walls Varound'.- the United States through individual give and take treaties, without having to submit each separate pact to the senate for ratification. Simultaneously it was disclosed that despite a heavy round of diplor matlc negotiations, probably the smallest crop of treaties in recent years will be sent to the senate when congress convenes--less than 10 being slated for the trip to the capitol. . Will Make Proposals. President' Roosevelt himself disclosed yesterday his intention of making certain tariff proposals to congress. At the white house the details of his program' were kept under cover. In . other quarters, however, it was confirmed that rather than raise or lower the tariff barriers as a whole, /JTr. Roosevelt hopes to alter past policy by whatihas Been officially described as a "Yankee trading", plan. Most.important in the list of treaties to go to the senate, except possibly the renewed effort for ratification of the-St. Lawrence waterway pact, ia the recently concluded "model" -treaty of reciprocity between" theiTJnlted States and Colombia.' , . .';' -': , ' . - . . ' . - ' · · · Exact Terms Secret. Under its terms coffee and certain other Colombian products · are to be admitted duty free for a period of two years In return for Colombian concessions on certain American products. Exact : terms of the;treaty will not be-made .public until after its approval by both the .American and Colombian congresses. .State department-officials believe it contains nothingr which would impede its ratification. , On its speedy approval, however depends to some extent the progress of similar pacts now under' negotiation with Sweden, Portugal am Argentina. 2 WOMEN LAND WITH THEIR NEW FLIGHT RECORD Complete Longest Stay in Air of 237 Hours and 52 Minutes. MIAMI, Flo., Dee. 30. .T)--Exhausted from battling rain squalls and choppy winds, Frances Marsalih and Helen Richey landed at 10:45 a. m. today, completing the longesl sustained flight for women, 237 hours and 52 minutes. The women took off Dec. 20 from the municipal airport and equallec the previous record of eight days. four hours.and.five, 0;0i p: mjThursday, establishing:the new Tiiark-Q£f^ffiyf6n'e.h6iuV,later..; '. 'The .flye.fs 'came ·hr-wfMiVa/ grace ful landing; in the' face' of a. brisl wind. Members of t/ielr grouni crew and Department of Commerc Inspector : James, R: .Puckett; wen down the runway to greet them. Cheer [Rolls Up. A cheer rolled up from the spec tators and the flyers waved back The plane taxied up to the alrpor administration building for an of ficial welcome back to earth. First definite word from the fly era of their intention to land toda came about'9 a. m., when Mrs. Mai salis dropped a note in which sh said, "We are coming in." The declcision was forced by stormy night 'that prevented th women from. gaining much neede rest, and the fact that the motor had "gotten very rough in the past 12 hours and. gallops." We Are Tired. "Anyway," Mrs. Marsalia wrote to her ground crew, "we are tired-so tired of this rough weather. "Be seeing you." · "It seems like this rain has been going on for years," were Mrs. Marsalis' first words as she lowered the plane's side window. CONFESSES MURDER LOS AGELES, Dec. 80. Iff) -- : Detcctlves today said Wll- llnrivMoIann, 20 year old electrician, htul inndc n written confession of the killing'.of, IWnr- gnreht. Peevey,' 32, deaf mute; in Grand Knplds, Mich. "I guess she never knew why I killed her," the purported confession rciid. "You see, she couldn't hear anything you mild to h(?r and I didn't stop to write a note. I just shot her." "Margaret played mo a. dirty trick," the statement continued. · Aged Iowan Dies. MT. PLEASANT, Dec. 30. ff)-H. C. Weir, 98, oldest resident here died. He wag a former president of the Farmers' and Merchants' savings bank here. . 5 Million Persons Have Received Pay From Public Works WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. (/Pi- Secretary Ickes, in a statement published today, estimated 5,000, 300 persons had received pay envelopes from rolls 'financed' by the public works administration during the first six months of its operation and that this total "will continue to-mount." The public works administrator listed 4,000,000 as employed by the civil works administration, an original civilian conservation corps roster of 300,000, and a public works payroll that totaled 750,540 men on Dec. 9. . 200th French Train Crash Victim Dead PARIS, Dec. 30. (IF)--The 200th victim of France's worst train disaster, a collision at suburban Lagny last Saturday night, died today. He was a railroader ^whose only child was killed in the wreck and whose widow lost an arm. FAVOR KILLING JUDICIARY BILL Senate Committee Suggests Indefinite Postponement of Measure. DES MOINES, Dec. SO. (/P)--Tha nonpartlsan judiciary bill, passage of which has been advocated by administration leaders, today came out of the senate committee on elections with a recommendation for indefinite postponement. The committee vote on the bill, a senate measure which would provide for the election of district judges and justices of the state supreme court on a nonpartisan basis, was said to have been unanimous. Gov. Clyde L.- Herring had included, the bill in a list of some eight measures which he . recommended for prompt consideration in advocating early adjournment of the session. The senate has not yet acted on the recommendation of the committee, which is headed by Senator E. J. Wenner of Black Hawk. Reported Adversely. A subcommittee, of which Senator George Wilson of Polk is chairman, reported adversely on the bill, explaining that the measure was not in satisfactory form. Working busily, in Its Saturday morning session before adjourning for a New Year's recess, the assembly also completed legislative action on the Strachan bill to Increase the maximum poor fund levy WOULDCUTCGST OF PERMIT FROM $1 TO 50 CENTS 6 Months Beet License for Summer Hotels Proposed. DES MOINES, Dec. 30. (.IV First, amemlments to the state liquor control b\ll were filed lodny in the house by ReprescutuUvc Humeston of Wayne. One would change the title of tlie bill from the Iowa temperance act to the Iowa liquor control act. which was agreed upon yesterday by the house sitting as a committee of the whole. The other amendments would reduce the cost oC in 'Dividual permits from $1 to 50 cents and of special permits for hospitals and similar institutions front 51 to 50 cents. Present Amendment**. · Representative - McFarlane ; ol Black ttawfc presented'aiiifindmanTV' to the Yager bill which would per- . mlt issuance of six months hear licenses to summer resort hotels. Ht would have the reduction apply only to those hotels in operation last summer. Another amendment also would permit city councils to revoke licenses for cause. After passing- a number' of miscellaneous bills, the house then returned Its session an a committee of the whole for further di.scusoloi) o f ' t h e liquor bill. · · As the clerk droned along read- Ing the bill, there wua only one in- terruptton when Representative Bowers of Union said he objected tn use of the state seal on liquor packages sold at state owned atoren. He aaid he would offer an amendment later embodying to eliminate this provision. . Seal Is.Proposed, Representative. Fabrltz: oC Wapello, committee chairman, stated that the seal \vas proposed for identifying legal liquor. When the house adjourned until 1 p. m. next Tuesday slightly moiv than one-half of ,.the. bill had been covered. . . At 1:30 p. m'.. Tuesday, formal consideration o f - t h e bill is to atari' as a. special order. Only six of the 86 sections received attention Friday. Question After Question. Question after question was hurled at" the committee and tin- first action of the committee of the wholo was to change the namo of the bill from the Iowa temperance act to the Iowa, liquor control aci. This change was made after a spirited debate involving the.definition of the word "temperance." "Why not call the . bill by il i 5-A, Column 6 (Turn io B-A, Column 3) Payday Comes Around for Iowa Legislature DES MOINES, Dec. 30. OP)--Pay--tmembers received 57,644 and sen- day arrived 'at the Iowa legislature today. ; . Checks for the services of legislators and legislative employes were distributed. The payday covered the last half month. The payroll for this period amounted to ?36,781.05. House members received 516,023 and the house employes $6,639.75 while senate ate employes 55,367.30. Extra legislative help in the law library re- eclved 5405 and extra custodians help added because of the legislative session received ?702. The average payroll for each day waa $2,452.07. As the special session had been in operation 55 days Saturday the approximate total salary cost is 5135,000. "WHAT TO WEAR" Tills booklet is valuable alike to women and men who seek to clothe themselves in good taste and at the same time enhance their good points and minimize the. less attractive. It consists of troublesome questions that have been asked by hundreds of persons of both sexes and the carefully considered answers made by a sartorial expert whose business it is to study and solve problems of this kind. Inclose 6 cents in coin to cover cost and handling charges. Mason City Glohe-Gazctte Information Bureau, Frederic J. Jlnsiiln, Director, Washington, D. C. I inclose G cents in coin (carefully wrapped) lor the booklet "What to Wear." Name Street City .. State . /,

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