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February 26, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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inJM ~* i fr r'fj'ia^i y |fcji , j MEYER AT LAST WINS APPROVAL Senate Confirms Governor - of Federal Reserve After Long Fight. WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. UP)-Eugene Meyer wag free today to attend to the job he has held down for the past five months, without keeping an eye on the senate. The senators, after a session-long delay, yesterday confirmed overwhelmingly President Hoover's recess appointment of Meyer as governor of the federal reserve board. Only 11 voted against him, while he iad the support of 72 and his friends did not deem It necessary to argue in his behalf. The long postponement of Action bn his name was caused chiefly by j Senator Brookhart, r e p u b l i c a n , i Iowa. He had the nomination sent ! back to committee after it was re; ported with approval about two ! months ago. This was for an inves: tigation of charges by Representa: tty.e McFadden, republican, Pennsyl, yania; that Meyer's appointment I came- thriv Wail street influence. [ Meyer and others denied this and the name was again presented to the senate for action. Repeated delays were obtained then by Brookhart and, other opponents of Meyer who joined, Brookhart in asserting the appointment would be harmful to the farmers. i POLICESEARCH FOR AIRWOMAN Edna May Cooper, Co-Holder of Flight Record, Is Missing. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26. UP)-Edna May Cooper. 26, co-holder of the world endurance refueling flight record for women and former film actress; -was sought by the police missing; persons detail, today. Aid of the officers was asked by Mrs.-Mary Cooper, who said her daughter. left their Hollywood residence Tuesday and had not been heard from since. Mrs. Cooper said the fact that her daughter wore a diamond ring and diamond studded wrist watch with a total value of $4,500 added to ber fears. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ":!·· i Associated Press Photo Doris 1. Feltham of Spring-field, Mass., will start north In May to teach women of 'Labrador how to preserve the few fruits and vegetables that can be grown in the span of two months in that country. BELMOND SUGAR PLANT TO CLOSE (Continue*! From rage 1). Mr. Moore, and this wil be possible to only a limited degree. Some 50 plants are closing doors with Michigan feeling the brunt of the curtailment. Growers for the Belmond plant have numbered about 500 and the workers in the field, who are em ployed only during the growing sea son, have totaled somewhat in ex cess of a thousand. Where shlppin facilities and freight rates are fa vorable, the growers will be urge to continue producing beets for th Mason City plant. Except for this the local factory will not be af fected by the action at Belmond. Work is being started this week accprding to Mr. Moore, in puttln the machinery in oil and packing i anticipation of the year out of oper ation. FEBRUARY 26 the board's minute books, study of which had been started Tuesday by the committee. CRITICIZE ACTIONS !N THE RADIO WORLD By C. E. BUTTEUFIELD Associated Press Radio Editor (Time is central standard thruout) NEW YORK, Feb. 25. UP}--Announcement was made today that prizes for the fifth, national radio audition to be held this year would be the same as last, totaling $25,000, divided into first, second, third, fourth and' fifth awards. Preliminary auditions will begin early in the spring, with the finals over the NBC chain in December. Any young singer; aged from 18 to 25, who is not a professional is eligible to enter. HOWCAMVOU SPAGHETTI? »TALWAYS UPSETS MV STOMACH ' The University of Maine band is to play a concert over WABC and stations the afternoon of March 7. One of its numbers will be the song, popularized by Rudy 'Stein' Valiee. TUKSDAY The first nlghier play, "Her Crime," with June Meredith, and Jack Doty, WJZ' and group at 7. Detective mystery with the "Shadow," WABC and other at 8:30. Rapid transit sketches of metropolitan life, WEAF and network at 10, Spashetti (or some bther food you like) may disagree with you, causing a distressing, gassy feeling, sour stomach or indigestion. For almost immediate relief, eat two or three Turns--often one Turn is enough, pe- licious, sweetens the breath. .Get a handy roll today at any drug store --only 10 cents. by Justice of Peace OrvIHe Abel, Mason City, was fined $100 and costs by Justice of Peace M. C. Coughlon Wednesday afternoon on a charge of possession of liquor improperly labeled. Abel was arrested Wednesday. Liquor Prescription Syndicate Discovered NEW YORK, Feb. 26. (/P)--Suspected of conspiracy in what federal authorities called the largest liquor prescription syndicate ever-uncovered, 1,000 physicians and 400 druggists were under investigation today after 14 simultaneous raids by 100 agents. HOUSE OVERRIDES LOANS BILL VETC (Continued From Page 1). is and should be a matter of con cern to our people. "Inquiry Indicates that such cart is being given thruout the country and It also indicates that the num ber of veterans in need of such re lief !a a minor percentage of th whole." The president also said that to fellow veterans to borrow to within 51 per cent would work a hardship on the wives and dependents of veterans who _will have used the value of their certificate and thereby wil be deprived of necessary insurance Need Tax Cut. "The need of our people today u a decrease in the burden of taxes and unemployment; yet they (who include the veterans) are being steadily forced toward higfher tax levels and lessened employment by such acts as this," he said. Terming the legislation of grave importance itself, the president said "of much graver importance is the whole tendency-to open, the federal treasury to a thousand purposes, many admirable in their intentions but in which the proponents fail or do not care to see that with such beginnings many of them insidiously consume more and more of the savings and the labors of our people." "Inaggregate they threaten burdens beyond the ability of our country normally to pay; and, of far higher importance, each of them breaks the barriers of self reliance and self support in our people," he added. Freshmen Lose to Varsity. CEDAR FALLS, Feb. 26. UP}-The State Teachers college wrestling team last night defeated the Tutors freshmen aggregation 25 to THROAT SORE? Heed this Warning*. U INVESTIGATION ON STATE LABOR (Continued From Va?e 1). as to whether Maske protested, but the witness said Brown, told him he would pg.y him for a full day in- ~3tefW or 'thd -two hours. ? ' Albert L. Hamilton of Rock IsJand, a former university painter said he received pay from the institution for painting a house owned by J. M. Fisk, superintendent of buildings and grounds. He was told to do the work by a university foreman, he testified, and was aided by a man whose name he could not remember. Pay Went On. "My state pay went on for the week I was at Fike's house," Hamilton said. "I received no pay from Mr. Flske." The witness asserted 'that the same brand of paint as used by the university was applied on Fiske's house. He testified the material was already in the house when he began work. Hamilton also said that trim lumber was hauled to the property by teams he had observed hauling state equipment. On cross examination he admitted that he did not know where the lumber came from, whc paid for it, or the teamsters' names The name of Roy McGinnis, unl versity electrician, was brot intc the hearing for the' second day b- Hamilton who said he helped finisi McGinnis' house at Iowa City, six or seven years · ago, after he hac quit working as a state painter. Bought at Cost. "McGinnis told me," the witness said, "that he had bought plumbing and electrical fixtures for his new home from tbe state at cost. He made the remark he was saving some,money." . Hamilton expressed tbe belief that state teams hauled the equipment Ho said McGinnis worked at the house during the day but he did no know whether it was on state time After Hamilton's testimony there was a short delay when Attorney Dennis Kelieher - recalled to the stand W. H. Gemmill, secretary of the state board of education. Gemmill had to go to his office to obtain f - throat can s P rea ve T st. Don t ; go to Led with "just a sore throat." It may be tonsditis by morning 1 It takes five minutes or less to gargle with Bayer Aspirin. This simple precaution nay save you days of suffering. It not only relieve g all soreness, but reduces the infection. Three tablets crushed in ^ tumblerful of water; physician^ ay fnrT S ^^ f feCtlVe gargle " See P r « ven Sections for colds, headaches, neuralgic pains, etc. Get genuine Uayer Aspirin; effective, harmless. ,· BAYER®ASPIRIN AUTO RUNS 59 MILES ON GALLON OF GAS y Automobile engineers who worked for years in an effort to reduce gasoline consumption have found the solution in a marvelous invention that fits all cars. An actual test made by one of the engineers showed 55 milea on a gallon of gas. Thousands of car owners have already installed this new invention. They not only report amazing gas savings but are also surprised to find quicker pickup, instant starting, smoother running motors and disappearance of carbon. The Whirlwind Mfg. Co., Dept. 2025-N, Station C, Milwaukee, Wise., for a limited time is offering a free device to those who will help Introduce it. He also needs men everywhere to make over $100 weekly In their own territory taking care of local business. Write hmi at once for free [sample and big money making J offer.--Adv. DES MOINES, Feb. 26. (IF)--Employment of a detective by the committee investigating the State University of Iowa was critized by speakers today as the senate took up the bill to appropriate funds fo the committee. Senator George A. Wilson, Polk asked why it was necessary for the committee to hire a Chicago sleuth at $25 a day, as he said he had read had been done, when there were detectives of equal ability In Iowa that could be procured for about $10 a day. He also said he understood the committee had hired the special investigator of Verne Marshall, Cedar Rapids newspaperman, whose charges against the university administration were the basis for the present investigation. Wilson's remarks were 'made as the senate considered an amendment to the house bill limiting the funds available to the committee to $5.000. Wilson asserted there should be some limit on expenditures if what he read about the committee',1 methods were true. Wilson said the employment of a Chicago investigator or an auditor were insinuations against the ability of state investigators and auditors and ought'not to be permitted. Was Marshall's. "We may read in the morning paper that an auditor hired is the auditor of Verne Marshall,-" Wilson said. Senator H. B. Carroll of Davis county said he had no apology to make for the investigating committee. He explained that A. R. Lapltz, assistant manager of the Burns Detective Agency in Chicago, had been working on the case for weeks and was familiar with its details. In view of this fact, he said, it appeared advisable to employ a man who could start in immediately. "In whose employ was he?" Wilson asked. Answering Wilson, Carroll said Ihe detective formerly had been in the employ of Verne Marshall. He said there was no secret about this. Carroll said he had no idea how much money was necessary for the committee to carry on its investiga- .Son. He said he wanted the bill of such nature that the committee would not be handicapped, however. BULKLEY IN NEED OF GREATER REP (Continued From race 3). ipon what information the bureau if prohibition 'based statements made in a pamphlet widely distrib uted last October extolling prohlbi ion. Consequently it has been impos ible to "get a line on him." Once he served a couple of term n the house of representatives, bu hey say he uttered scarcely a wor then,"either; just sat there like itotun bottle. * * * UEVERTHELESS, there are poll ' tictans who believe the Ohioan must have concealed potentialities which he will reveal at the prope; uncture. In the first place, It is quite a fea' or a democrat to win an Ohio sen atorshlp--not un precedented bu h)ghly creditable From Columbus come intimations that the dryly d e m o c r a t i c George White who was electee governor on the same ticket with Bob, as the democrats' wet senatorial candidate is under the im- presslon that he Senator dragged Bob thru Robert Bulkley with him. As the story is told here however, George is mistaken; it was Bob who dragged him thru, and largely by virtue of his nerve In emphasizing his own wetness in spite of the politically more experienced George s strong abjections. Ohio accounts also represent the senator as an excellent campaign talker--not eloquent, but convincing. Maybe he is wise in keeping quiet until he grows thoroly accustomed to his new surroundings, old-timers agree. » » · THE young Buckeye solon did do 1 one thing to focus attention upon himself when he threw his ballot, along with five of his fellow Jeffersonians, against the administration-inspired famine relief measure, in favor of which leader Joseph T. Robinson of the democratic forces in the senate, had tried to align all his followers, as part of the program to prevent an extra session of congress. . Many senators, even among those who voted for the compromise, hold that this was clever' strategy on Bulkley's part. It placed him In the position of deserting his own leader, to be sure, and on the side of the minority. Nevertheless, it is foreseen that the legislation will prove unpopnlar, and the Ohioan opposed it in first class, liberal company, including such democratic senators as Barkley Connally, Glass, Wheeler and Thomas of Oklahoma; and such progressive republicans 'as Borah, Couzens, Cutting, Prazier, Johnson LaFollette, Norris, Schall, Blaine, Brookhart, Norbeck, Nye and Pine, and tha .farmer-Iaborite, Shipstead » * » \TOW, It so happens that young Senator Bulkley's economic Iberality has been considerably questioned by those who have canvassed him presldentially. Seemingly democratic policy is rolng- to cal! for nt least a moder- ite wet in 1932 and the Ohioan is all ight in that respect, but the candi- date also (without being alarming to big business) must offer a contrast to Mr. Hoover in the latter's supposed friendliness toward the so- called "Interests".--and Senator Bulkley's .Cleveland , law firm is reputed to have an extraordinarily large corporation practice. His vote with legislators like LaFollette, Norris and Wheeler ought to take some of the curse off it, and without necessarily antagonizing big business, for no such Issue was at stake in connection with the famine relief problem. * » * TO FOOT up his assets:* *- Senator Bulkley's geography is ideal, his last autumn's victory was both timely and spectacular, his prohibition stand is as satisfactory as can be expected ' on that most impossible of all issues, he seems astute, at 51 his age is about right, he is a big, fine looking chap and he is said to have a charming wife, by no means a negligible political consideration. But he does need a reputation, and to acquire one, he will have to come out of bis shell sooner or later and say something more. After that it will be easier to estimate him as a democratic presidential prospect. lowan Fatally Jnjured. LE MARS, Feb. 26. UP)--Chester Barton, 45, of LeMars was fatally injured late last night when his automobile crashed into a bridge near Merrill on highway 75. His neck was broken. MOTOR VEHICLE . ACT IN SENATE (Continued From Pajre 1). lives Ellsworth, Hansen of Scott, Hook, Osborn, and Strachen. Recalling the Clearman and White bill from the governor the bouse re- passed it this morning with amendments. An agreement was reached to make the bill providing funds for the State University of Iowa investigation a special order of business for the afternoon session. The senate failed to adopt the report of its committee on the fish and game commission bill. A minority report signed by five of the committee members urged passage of the bill while the majority recommended its indefinite postponement. The report will come up for action before the spring recess, it is believed. Engineer Leaps From 9th Floor of Building o PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 26. UP}-J. W. Auren, an engineer of the Y/estinghouse Electric and Manufacturing company, leaped from the ninth floor of the company's office building in East Pittsburgh and was injured fatally today. He fell thru the top of an unoccupied automobile. He was about 58 years old. Police did not learn the reason for his act. He is survived by his widow. BLOCK WILL NOT BUY N, Y, WORLD Publisher Withdraws Offer to Employes of Pulitzer Papers. NEW YORK, Feb. 26. UP}--Paul Block, publisher^ announced today he had withdrawn his offer to purchase the New York World newspapers. He made his announcement thru Max D. Steuer, his attorney, who explained that Block not only had decided not to purchase the newspapers for himself but also to withdraw the offer he made to buy them and allow the employes of the Worlds 45 days within which to purchase them without profit to ^himself. Surrogate James A. Foley will decide today whether the will of Joseph Pulitzer may be broken to allow the sale of the newspapers. Block's withdrawal means that the employes who have made a bid for the Worlds must arrange their financing without his assistance. "When Mr. Block made an offer for the purchase of the Worlds he was on the coast and he knew nothing of what had here transpired since December between Mr. Roy Howard and the Messrs. PuHtzerji; Mr. Steuer said. "Nor did he learifv anything concerning it until !?*£· evening. He has now ascertainc f that Mr. Howard had concluded contract with the trustees of t!, Pulitzer estate and he does not wa 1 to be put in the position of havinj interfered for the purpose of break! ing up an- existing contract. He want in good faith to purchase three papers but he does not in any sense to interfere with contract already concluded." ' Gustave A. Rogers, counsel forE the World employes, announced thalf "despite the withdrawal of Mr Block, the World employes will g.l right ahead with their plan to bu;li the papers. We are convinced tha i . we will be able to scubmit to the surl] I rogate a better offer than Mr. How-Jt* ard's." sf* Funeral Services for Bricelyn Man to Be Held Friday BRICELYN, Minn., Feb. 26.--Funeral services for Ernest Lindemau, who died early Tuesday morning, will be held Friday afternoon. Mr. Lindeman was 66 and was born in Brandenberg, Germany. For the past 30 years he was in the furniture and hardware business in addition to his undertaking business. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Arthur and Manville, who are in business with their father. SUNS INE MELU eat Purifies i^a-aa LUCKIES are always kind to your throat The advice of your physician is: Keep out of doors, in the open air, breathe deeply; take plenty of exercise in the mellow sunshine, and have a periodic check-uf DTI the health of your body. Everyone knows that sunshine mellows-that's why the "TOASTING' process includes the use of the Ultra VioBet Rays. 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