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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 11 1936 balance of power in western Europe was easily apparent. Reichafuehrer Hitler's action in moving troops into the long-demilitarized borderland between France and Germany was covered by mill' tary moves on the part of France. Now, two armies face each other across the narrow strip of territory ar.d statesmen of Europe feared that some part of hatred may flare and touch off the huge powder keg of war potentialities. Treaty Denounced. Germany's action constituted a unilateral denouncement of the Locarno treaty which was originally formulated by Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy and Belgium. The Locarno pact provided that Germany, France and Belgium would not transgress on each other's territory and Great Britain and Italy stood "by as guarantors that, in case of such transgression, military aid would be given to the aggrieved nation. Under the Versailles treaty, which ended the World war, Germany was barred from keeping; military forces in the Rhineland. although the Rhineland is a part of Germany. Reichsfuehrer Hitler, who already has denounced most of the military c-auses of the Versailles treaty, made a clean sweep of these clauses when he put his fores back in the area. Italy Must Wait. At Rome, an Italian official declared Italy cannot support Great Britain and France in Locarno discussions as long as war sanctions continued against the fascist nation for its aggression in East Africa. Also, this official asserted, any negotiations for peace in the Italo- Ethiopian war must await the outcome of the Locarno conferences. Five nations of the little and Balkan ententes, whose representatives met at Geneva, decided to support the French protest against Germany's action along the Rhine. They were Czechoslovakia, Rumania, Yugoslavia, Greece and Turkey. A strong pledge of support "for any collective action" was delivered to the Belgian chamber of deputies by Premier Paul van Zeeland. He pledged his nation's allegiance to Locarno "until it is replaced by another accord." EDEN AND HALIFAX IN REPORT TO CABINET. (Copyright, 1938, by The Amodatsd Press.) LONDON -- Foreign Secretary Eden and Viscount Halifax went before the British cabinet Wednesday night to give their views of the crisis facing Europe. Even as the cabinet convened at Prime Minister Baldwin's call, diplomats of all Europe turned their W.B. CLARK, Mftnasc* will get A comfortable and friendly hospitality at the New NICOLLET HOTEL, whether youi visit be lor business or pleasure or both, at rates ttat axe surprisingly moderate. Conveniently located to tha Business, Theatre, Wholesale, Financial and Shopping District, this modern fireproof Hotel offers every nicety in appointments. Its comfortable beds, famous throughout the country, and its quiet, airy rooms will assure you a refreshing night's rest. Its fins But moderately priced restaurants meet the requirements of even the most critical. Within walking distance (three blocks) of, all Passenger Terminals. Day in Congress BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate-Debates treasury and posloffice department supply bill. Foreign relations committee considers new Panama treaty. House-Continues general debate on appropriations for legislative establishments. Ways and means sub-committee meets on tax legislation. Patents committee at 10:15 on revision of copyright laws. TUESDAY Senate-Started impeachment proceedings against Judge Halsted L. Ritter of Florida. Heard majority leader Robinson defend relief program. Commerce committee drove to complete hearings on ship subsidy legislation. House-Passed bill authorizing windup of cotton, tobacco ana potato control administration and bill for duplicate filings of income tax returns. faces toward London in preparation for conferences which may determine the general attitude to be taken concerning Germany's remilitarization of the Rhineland. Pierre-Etienne Flandin, foreign minister of France, already was on the way from Paris, reportedly bringing with him a threat that France would resign from the league of nations if she did not receive Great Britain's backing against Germany. Maxim Litvinoff, Russia's foreign commissar, was traveling here by way of Paris. FILE RESISTANCE TO CHAIN STORES State Opposes Motion for Dismissal of Appeal on Tax Law Case. . DES MOINES, UP)--Frank Messer of Iowa City, special assistant attorney general, reported Wednesday he has filed a United States supreme court resistance to the motion of 19 chain store companies asking dismissal of the state's appeal in the Iowa chain store tax law case. The state appealed from a. three judge federal court decision holding the gross receipts provision of the state law unconstitutional. Messer said the dismissal motion arg-ued that the United States supreme court already had passed on the issue in a Kentucky case. Mes- Eer said he contended in his resistance that the Iowa and Kentucky cases are not parallel. Mrs. Hewitt Condition Declared "Critical" at Medical Center JERSEY CITY, N. J.,. UP)--The condition of Mrs. Maryon Cooper Hewitt was described as "critical" early Wednesday at the Medical Center, where she was first taken on Feb. 21 for treatment for an overdose of a sedative police said she took with suicidal intent. Mrs. Hewitt is wanted' in San Francisco on a mayhem charge resulting from accusations made by her daughter, Ann, that the mother conspired with two physicians to sterilize her. Merrigan Children to Receive Support DES MOINES, -£--The Polk county board of supervisors agreed to pay ?35 a month for the support of the three children of Donald Merrigan, relief worker fatally shot a year ago by Dewey Berlovich, Des Moines night club operator. FOR THE LENTEN SEASON Salted FISH Spiced Smoked and Fresh Frozen We carry the largest complete stock of fish in Northern Iowa. Look over our list below, then call your dealer. If he cannot supply you, telephone 1 1 6 . Halibut, Salmon, Flounders, Wall Eyed Pike, Channel Catfish, Pickerel, Black Cod (Sable) Smelts, Bullheads, Scallops, Shrimp (cooked), Herring. Smoked White Fish, Smoked Bloaters, Smoked Herring, Bar-B-Q Red Salmon. Spiced Herring, Salt Mackerel, Salt Herring of All Kinds. FILLETS--Nordic Fillet of Haddock, 40 Fathom Haddock Fillets, Ocean Perch Fillets, Mackerel Fillets, Florida Catfish--Nothing better for lenten season. E. B. HIGLEY CO. COLD STORAGE 409 South Federal Ave. Mason City, Iowa GIRL SAYS SHE WAS KIDNAPED Snatched From Street in Ottawa, 111., and Taken to Chicago. CHICAGO. .T -- Miss Sadie Verna, 28. of Ottawa, 111., who told Chicago police she was kidnaped from an Ottawa street Monday, drugged and driven to Chicago by two men, was taken back to her home Tuesday. The girl, daughter of Russell Verona, head of the Verona Fruit and Produce company of Ottawa, apparently suffering from shock, walked into a hospital (Lewis Memorial) here shortly after 4 a. m. (CST) Tuesday where she collapsed after attempting to tell a story of her kidnaping. Questioned by police after she revived, the girl told Lieut. David Schwartz the two men seized her about 5 p. m. Monday on a side street in Ottawa as she was collecting accounts for her father's company. Bundled Into Car. The men, she said, roughly bundled her into an automobile where they gagged and blindfolded her. Miss Verona quoted one of the men who searched her purse as saying: "We've picked the wrong girl-now we've got to be careful." She lost consciousness, the girl said, when her kidnapers placed something over her nose "which smelled like chloroform." "When I regained consciousness," she related, "we were in Chicago. The men forced me out of their automobile near the La Salle street depot. Afraid to Call Mother. "As nearly as I can remember it was about 10:30 p. m. I wandered around for a while thinking that I ought to call my mother, but was afraid to because she is not well. I don't remember much about what happened from that time until I arrived at the hospital." Police said she came to the hospital in a taxi cab, but they have been- unable to locate the driver. Lieutenant Schwartz said she seemed dazed and exhibited symptoms of having been drugged. Lieutenant Schwartz said the girl had not been robbed. Her purse contained $34. Calls Charge That , He Murdered Wife "Fantastic Story" MANCHESTER, Eng., UP)--Dr. Buck Ruxton, sobbing and dashing tears from his eyes, testified at his murder trial 1 Wednesday that the charge he killed his wife and nursemaid and then dismembered their bodies was "a deliberate and fantastic story." Ruxton's attorney, soon after putting the physician on the stand, said: "It has been suggested by the crown that you killed your wife." "It is a deliberate and fantastic story," he replied. "You might as well say the sun is rising in the west and setting in the east." Ruxton, accused of cutting up the bodies of the two women and throwing them in a ravine called the "Devil's Beef Tub," took the stand after the prosecution had completed its case with the testimony of a Glasgow police fingerprint expert. Milo Reno Condition Reported Unchanged EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo., Iff) --The condition of Milo Reno, farm holiday organization leader ill at a hotel here, was reported unchanged Wednesday. Dr. John Grace, his physician, said Reno was suffering from a rheumatic condition that followed an attack of influenza. Reno came here from Des Moines Saturday. A special nurse was attending Reno, who was not allowed visitors. Firm Left $2,500 in Stenographer's Will BALTIMORE, Md., (m--Miss Margaret t Pierce, stenographer for a law firm, was paid weekly from the time «he was-forced from work by ill health in 1929 until her death in February. Her will, read' Wednesday, left $2,500 for her employers "as evidence of my appreciation for their kindness," and "partly to reimburse them." Priest Fires at Mob When It Burns Home MADRID, W)--A priest's deadly fire into a mob which burned his nome added a new facet Wednesday to the rioting which has claimed scores of lives since Spain elected a leftist government last month. A cleric in the village of Ceheginin, Murcia province, shot one 'rioter dead in retaliation for the firing of his house. Hill Will Seek New WPA Funds for Iowa DES MOINES, U?)--L. S. Hill, Iowa Works Progress administrator, said he planned to go to Washington next week to seek new WPA funds for Iowa. He estimated there was enough money left to keep al! state projects running 10 days to two weeks. Sentenced as Spy Dr. Hermann Gortz, above, novelist and former German officer, was found guilty In London of spying on Britain's air defenses and was sentenced to four years' penal servitude. SCANS CASE OF LUCAS TEACHER Miss Samuelson to Rule on Miss Gookin and School With No Pupils. DES MOINES, (.T)--Miss Agnes Samuelson, state superintendent of public instruction, had under advisement Wednesday the case of Sarah Gookin, 20, who has been "teaching" a Lucas county rural school without any pupils since Christmas vacation. It was up to Miss Samuelson to decide whether Miss Gookin is competent to teach a school with pupils. Parents of the 12 pupils who had been attending the / Bethel school declared she isn't, and withdrew the pupils. Miss Gookin, daughter of the school board's president, went right on "teaching," even though Helen Pfrimmer, county school superintendent, revoked her teaching certificate. F. B. Gookin, her father, signed the salary checks. Miss Gookin appealed Miss Pfrimmer's decision to Miss Samuelson. Miss Gookin, her attorney said at the hearing Tuesday, was the 'victim of a conspiracy led by the.wife of a school board candidate in the last election who was defeated by Mr. Gookin. Attorney John K. Jarvis, appearing in behalf of Miss Pfrimmer, recalled the transcript of testimony in Miss Gookin's original hearing. He said Miss Gookin once asked her pupils to describe "three story" farming in an examination. He declared "she described it herself in the initial hearing as 'having fruit on trees, then corn on stalks, and then something lower, like tomatoes.' " Dumont, New Hartford and Parkersburg Get Firsts m Declamatory DUMONT--Dumont won two places Monday evening in the preliminary declamatory contest held at Parkersburg, with New Hartford, Parkersburg and Bristow competing. Firsts and seconds were as follows: Oratorical, Jack Wile, New Hartford, and Lavon Raecker, Dumont; dramatic, Nida Schaeffer, Parkersburg and Lila Garmer, New Hartford; humorous, John Van Houten, Dumont and Helen Rheih- gans, Bristow. Boysv Are Playing Marbles. OSAGE--Spring has really come ·o Mitchell county. Mary Ellen DeLaney living north of town saw a meadowlark Monday morning on ler way to school. Many in town save seen robins. And the boys have begun to play marbles. WIN PRIMARY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE Nearly Complete Vote Shows Victory for Roosevelt and Knox. MANCHESTER. N. H., UP-Nearly complete vote tabulations in. dicated Wednesday'President Roosevelt and Col. Frank Knox won complete victories in the New Hampshire presidential primary. ' The primary Tuesday was the first statewide vote on presidential delegates of the present national campaign. Roosevelt leaders claimed the figures assured the president of New Hampshire's eight convention votes, divided among eight delegates-at-large with a half vote each and two district delegates from each of the two congressional districts. Former U. S. Senator George H. Moses, second highest vote getter on the republican delegates-at-large slate, asserted the republican vote sent Colonel Knox off to a "flying start," although none of the delegates was officially pledged to the Chicago and Manchester publisher. Republicans voted for seven dele- gateg-at-large and two delegates from each of the two congressional districts, giving the convention delegation eleven votes. Body of Extensive Farm Land Owner Is Found Hanging VTNTON, (m-- The body of A. F. Boyd, 70, extensive Benton and Tama county farm land owner, was found hanging in the garage at his home here Wednesday. Coroner John Burrows and Sheriff Leland Fry, after an investigation, declared Boyd had committed suicide. They said they believed Boyd had been despondent over farm financial troubles. The officers said Boyd's body had been hanging in the garage since at least last Friday. House Passes "Green Ship" Fine Bill and Sends It to Senate WASHINGTON, tffi--The house Tuesday passed and sent to the senate the "green slip" bill providing fines for failure to file duplicate income tax returns for use of state and local tax officials. The roll call vote was announced as 268 to 76. The.new measure, asked by the treasury, would add a' $5. penalty on to the tax of an Individual failing to file the "green slip" duplicate, and ?10 to that of partnerships or corporations. Navigation to Be vJ Resumed on Upper Mississippi Soon · ST. LOUIS, C»--Resumption of navigation on the upper Mississippi river and its tributaries by the federal barge line is scheduled to start within the next three weeks. Service will be opened first on the Illinois river, a tow being scheduled to leave here for Peoria Wednesday. Service to Chicago will begin next Tuesday. Claims Relief and Music Will Not Mix IOWA CITY, (/P)--Prof. Charles B. Righter of the University of Iowa music department resigned as regional WPA music director asserting, "relief and music cannot be mixed to help music." Quest for Beauty. NEWBURY, S. Car., (/T--Two women trudged into a beauty shop which had advertised a special offer on permanent waves. "We just saw your ad and walked right over," said one. The walk--four miles. DON'T MISS THE FUN-- of hearing your VICTOR RECORDS favorite selections on because you do not own a combination radio-phonograph. The RCA Victor Record Player plus $6.00 worth of Victor Records-your choice- at The Special Offer of the regular price of the Record Player alone · -- - p l a y s r e c o r d s o n y o u r radio Our Sensational Offer of tip to $50 trade in allowance on new 1936 RCA Victor "Magic Brain"-"Magic Eye" and Metal tubes is still in effect, take advantage of it. VANCE MUSIC "Complete Music Sen-ice Since 1900" James Cagney Fights Contract In court in Los Angeles seeking abrogation of a contract with his film studio, James Cagney, "tough guy" of tho screen, receives the aid of a fellow film player, Fredric March, right, who appeared in court in a French army officer's uniform and full makeup. Cagncy charges he was forced to make too many pictures a year. His pay is $4,500 a week. JAFSIEMAY6E QUIZZED AGAIN Condon Homeward Bound Following Vacation in Panama. TRENTON, N. J., OP)--Dr. John F. Condon, the "Jafsie" of the Lindbergh kidnap ransom negotiations, homeward bound Wednesday from a vacation in Panama, was heading into a probability he will be subjected to a renewed questioning: about the case. William S. Conklin, press aide to Gov. Harold G. Hoffman, said an arrangement probably will be made with police to question Condon shortly after he ends his voyage. He is due to arrive in New York in about a week on the SS Santa Inez which left Christobal, C. Z., Tuesday night. Return to Their .Jobs. BOSTON, )--Employes of six garment shops returned to work Wednesday after their employers signed agreements with the International Ladies Garment Workers union. County Expenses Grow. DES MOINES, W)--Folk county's annual expenditures have increased more than a million dollars in the last five years, reported C. A. Crosser, secretary of the Des Moines bureau of municipal research. RADIO PROGRAM WOI STATION, AMES THURSDAY, MARCH 12 \ --Radio Debnte --Fnrm Crops Question Bnx --Freddie Mnuck's Orchestra --Cltih Women's Hour tate OllPEft Dcpt. of Music WORLD WAR NAVY HERO SUCCUMBS Beatty's Illness Aggravated by Attending Funerals of King, Jellicoe. LONDON, (/p)--Earl Beatty, 65, World war navy hero and former first lord of the admiralty, died early Wednesday at his London home, his long illness having been aggravated by attendance at the funerals of King George V and Earl Jellicoe. The death of the square jawed, keen eyed retired admiral of the fleet, originator of the world famed "Beatty tilt," the jaunty angle at which he wore his cap, created a new gap in the fast thinning ranks of Britain's war leaders. Earl Beatty, whose dashing conduct in the battle of Jutland and other engagements won him a place aa a navy hero, succumbed at 12:20 a. m.. (6:20 p. m., Tuesday, CST) to complications arising from a severe cold he suffered last fall. His eldest son and heir to the title, Viscount Borodale, his doctor, and a nurse were at the bedside at death. Earl Beatty retired as admiral of the fleet when he reached the age limit of 65 last Jan. 17. Funeral services will be next Monday in St. Paul's cathedral, and he will be buried there. Lord Nelson, British naval hero, also is buried in St. Paul's. Report 50 Killed in Italian Bomb Raid ADDIS ABABA, W--Ethiopian reports said Wednesday 50 persons, including 30 women, were killed and S5 wounded in a bombing raid by 12 Italian planes Tuesday on Debra Markos, capital of northwestern Gojjam province. Quick Relief FOR Just few drops... and you breathe easily a g a i n ! V a - t r o - n o l clears clogging mucus, reduces swollen membranes--brings welcome relief. VlCKS VATRO-NOL for- ; ' NbseThroat' ' Regular fixe... 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