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TWO MAKE PLANS FOR APRIL FINANCING Treasury Reports Tangible Evidence of Business Improvement. WASHINGTON, April 3. UK--The treasury jotted down plans today for a billion dollars of April financing, and at the same time noted tangible evidences of business improvement. Secretary Morgenthau said the method for retiring the billion m called Fourth Liberty bonds on April 15 would be announced tonight After a talk yesterday with the federal reserve system's open market committee, he added in the same connection: 'The committee seemed to be in a cheerful frame of mind over business conditions." Figures published today from treasury and other quarters threw these Items into relief: L A forecast by the 13 shippers' regional advisory boards that freight loadings for April, May and June would reach 4,376,725 carloads, or 10.7 per cent more than the 3,945,568 carloads for the second quarter of 1933. · 2. A weekly statement by the federal reserve board that member banks in 91 major cities had made $4,000,000 more in loans other than those made on securitlea, although loans on securities dropped $39,000,000. 3. A recent federal reserve board compilation showing a $10,000,000 drop in member bank reserve balances. Previously, increases in reserve balances had caused officials considerably worry. CLEW FOUND IN DILLINGER HUNT Handwriting Specimen! Left Behind by Member of New Mob. ST. PAUL, April 3. tfl?)--A handwriting specimen gave federal men another clew today in their quesl for the identity of the new "mob 1 John Dfflinger has gathered aboul Mm. A Minnesota state drivers' 11 cense, addressed to the apartmen from which Dillinger and anothei man and woman fled after a gun fight Saturday, was intercepted by authorities. It bore the signature o the applicant. While the name wa. believed fictitious, the handwritin specimen was regarded as a valu able clew. ,, The name of Tommy Carrol ought in connection with sever Jink""robberies, was injected tat the) case by Minneapolis police alon with that of Dillinger's chief lieu tenant, John Hamilton, who escape with him. The theory is that Carroll left th apartment with two women com panions shortly before two depar ment of justice agents and a S Paul detective raided it and a tempted to.halt Dillinger's flight While numerous clews and ti] were being checked, bankers, a] prehensive over Dillinger's presenc posted additional guards about the institutions. ^.irwanFree of Stabbing on High Seas NEW YORK, April 3. CiP--An- rew Donaldson Kirwan, semi-par- lytic sou of "Europe's best dressed ·oman," was freed by a federal ourt jury Monday on a charge of tabbing a fellow shipboard passea- er to death during a drunken ar- ument over religion. The fashionably attired Mme. ean Nash Dubonnet kissed her 23 year old son as the jury reported its erdict, 27 minutes after it had retired. Mrs. Emma Donaldson, Kirwan's aged grandmother, also threw her arms around the youth, who had een accused of killing Gilliam Sessoms of Seattle. Kirwan himself, whose muscles witch almost continuously because . n i_ I IOWA COLLEGE HEADS CONVENE 22 Executives Hear Jessup of S. U. I. Make Final Talk as President. IOWA CITY, April 3. UP--With Harry M. Gage, president of Coe college, presiding, presidents of 22 Iowa colleges met here today "to discuss problems of common interest The educational executives met in closed session this morning, and were scheduled to convene again this afternoon. President Walter A. Jessup of the University of Iowa was to deliver his last address in his present capacity to the members of the college presidents association this afternoon. Those attending were: Henry Ol-- ' college; J. Wes- y as his counsel and U. S. Attorney ilartin Conboy, the prosecutor, jrasped his hand. WHEELOCK CASE RULING UPHELD Conviction on Driving While Drunk Charge Affirmed by High Court. DES MODJES, April 3. WP--·The tate supreme court today affirmed he Polk county district court's conviction of Lewis F. Wheelock, )es Moines investment broker, on a charge of driving an automobile while intoxicated. The opinion was written by Justice Claussen. The lower court had imposed a sentence of one year in jail and a me of 51,000. Four indictments were returned against Wheelock as the result of an automobile collision · June 21, 1931, east of Des Moines, in which Mrs. Mildred Tftlfer and her two children were fatally injured, when Wheelock's car and one driven by W. P. Telfer of Prairie City col- ided. Three of the Indictments were on charges of manslaughter and the burth on a charge of driving an au- o while intoxicated. Wheelock was acquitted on the manslaughter charge relating to the death of Mrs. Telfer. He was then tried on the charge of driving while intoxicated and convicted. When the state sought to try the other charges of manslaughter the defense counsel contended that their client had "been in jeopardy once on the same alleged offense and could not be further tried. The district court upheld this contention. The court split 5 to 4 in the decision, Justices Stevens, Kindig, Albert and Anderson joined with Justice Claussen in the majority opinion. A dissenting opinion holding that Wheelock should have been given a new trial was signed by Justices Mitchell, Evans, Donegan and Kintzinger. Former Boone Banker Named. OMAHA, April 3. C2B--E. C. Konicek, former Boone, Iowa, banker, was named first assistant to Leo E. Manion, a vice president of the .Omaha Federal Land bank, to succeed Henry C. Hall, who resigned. selink, Central; Harry M. Gage, Coe; H. J. Burgstahler, Cornell; D. W. Morehouse, Drake university; Paul H. Bucholz, Dubuque university; G. N. Briggs, Graceland; John S. Nollen, Grinnell; R. M. Hughes, Iowa State; James E. Coons, Iowa Wesleyan; John H. Paul, John Fletcher college; J. H. Preus, Luther; R. E. O'Brian, Morningside; G. w! Greene, Parsons; H. C. Bedford, Perm; Martin Cone, Saint Ambrose; J 1, Hillman, Simpson; A. E. Bennett, Upper Iowa; Otto L. Phoehl, Wartburg; D. O. Kime, Western Union; R. O. Latham, Iowa State Teachers; and Walter A. Jessup, University of Iowa. When and if Samuel Insull is returned to the United States from Turkey, Dvvight Green (above), United States district attorney at Chicago, will head the staff of prosecutors in federal cases pending against the fugitive. ( A s s o c i a t e d Press photo.) ERKEL' ing The New Fabrics-are very interesting and one which receives many favorable comments is a string embroidered net. This will make up beautifully Into washable dresses and blouses. In white, maize, rose and blue _39 inches wide--yard 51. This will be a big season for eyelet embroidered batiste. In brown, maize, blue, black or coral--40 inch--yard $1. It's the Biggest- blouse season in years a n d we think our cotton blouses are the cleverest. There are plain white and colored organdies w i t h p r i n t t i e s s t r i p e d a n d checked sheers-- vestee effects -white piques -and the price is only ?1. To Give You Better- service and to make your shopping more pleasant, we h a v e moved our drapery a n d art needlework departments to the first floor on the South side. There are many new things in'the attractive displays but one of the most striking is an all white candlewlck bed spread which is very lovely. A Lady Who Has-had many years of experience as a ready-to' wear saleslady shopped in Minneapolis and Mason City stores but finally decided on a suit at Merkel's. She paid us a splendid compliment and we feel mighty proud of it, because we believe that her knowledge of apparel places her in a position to be an . excellent judge of values and quality. o Are You Prepared-a rainy season? Check up on your rain coat and, if you need one, select yours now. We have them of tweed, gaberdine, Swavel Suede cloth, and jersey. Prices range from $3.98 to $10.95. Before You Make Up -- g i v e yourself the following quick, concentrated beauty treatment -- first, wash with Beauty Grains. Even after a single washing your skin is smoother, finer in texture. Then be sure to follow with Pasteurized Face Cream (or Pasteurized Face Cream Special). Molds contours! Banishes skin fatigue! Soothes, revitalizes! A set in special sizes for SI. Regular size, each $l. o Little Tots Needs w e a t e r s and Merkel's is the place to buy them. In coat and slip-over styles, of fine wool yarns in navy, red, rust and other colors. Some have berets to match. Sizes 2 to 6 years. Prices $1.25 to $1.98. "NEW DEAL" WILL GETBALLOTTEST Primary Elections to Open Next Week With First One in Illinois. By NATHAN ROBERTSON ' WASHINGTON, April 3. W-A nationwide ballot box test of the "new deal" will start a week from today. , Illinois voters lining up for the first of the primaries of the national off year election, will inaugurate activities that in the next seven months will reach into every state. November will finish the election of 35-.senators, about the same number of governors and the entire house. Republicans are voicing openly the hope that the usual off year tide will restore them to many offices they lost in the Roosevelt landslide of 1932. Democrats predict that gains in the senate will offset an immaterial loss of seats in the house. · : Illinois to Start. The Illinois primaries next week will mark the start, but will give little indication of the outcome of the whole race. There is neither a gubernatorial nor a senatorial contest in that state this year. Speaker Rainey brought the white house angle strongly into the picture, however, when he reported advices from his friends that financial interests in New York were planning to donate in an effort to defeat him because of his stand for Rooseveltian measures. In addition the Illinois primaries will see the choosing of party candidates for 26 other house seats. In the 1932 elections, the republicans lost their majority of ' the Illinois house delegation when the democrats won six new seats. Six States to Vote. The battling will get under way in earnest next month, with primaries in six states. The first come May 1, in South Dakota and Alabama, where governorships are at stake in addition to house seats. The first senatorial contest will be reached in Indiana May 8, with Senator Robinson, Republican incumbent, fighting for re-election. Democrats are planning a warm fight to gain this seat, and three majority house members--Ludlow, Pettengill and' Mrs. Jenckes--are reported to be angling for the democratic nomination. The next week in May will witness the climax to a warm contest in both parties in Pennsylvania. Governor Pinchot is seeking to wrest the republican nomination from Senator Reed, while there is an equally warm fight in the democratic ranks. Two After Nomination. Joseph Guffey, national committeeman, and Roland Morris, former American ambassador to Japan, both are after the democratic nomination. The gubernatorial contest also is being fought strongly on both sides. The same day, May 15, Senator Kean, of New Jersey, meets his first test in the republican primary. He probably will be faced in the fall by Gov. A. Harry Moore, a democrat. Oregon's primary on May IS, with no senate seat at stake but with a governor to be elected, will close the balloting for next month. Six more primaries come in June, three in July, and then August brings 14, with ^the rest in Septera- CAMPAIGN LIKELY TO BE REAL DRIVE (Continued From Page 1) also had a whale of a lot of regulars. Unquestionably he has lost many of his former followers of the organization .type. How much he still retains of the farmer and labor MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE CLARK RIGHT TO SALARY UPHELD (Continued From Page D named insurance commissioner by Gov. Dan Turner. The salary of the office was increased by the assembly from $4,000 a year to $4,500. As the basis for the contention that Clark was ineligible the state cited the provision that no member of the legislature during the term for which he was elected can be appointed to a civil office the salary of which has been increased. The contention of Senneff, Bliss and Senneff, attorneys for Clark, was that he did not come within this ruling for the reason that he had received his appointment which was confirmed by the senate before any action was taken by the legislature to increase the salary of his office. Found One Case. Attorneys found only one case in the United States touching on the decision. This was a Wisconsin ruling which held completely with Clark's position. In order to get away from this the state contended the appointmen! did not actually occur until after Clark got his commission, which was some time after the legislature adjourned. Clark's attorneys contended, anc this view was upheld by Judge Her rick, that the commission was no 1 the appointment, but merely the evi dence of an appointment previouslj made. APRIL 3 1934 DAMAGE CAUSED BY HEAVY RAM (Continued From Fage 1) bound out of Chicago to St. Pau was heading downgrade into Hue son. With a pilot locomotive ahea still retains of the farmer ana laoor """· ""^ =· F"-"- i^"""-- *»*··* vote is yet to be determined. But to help p lc k up speed'after a ached Dan is not of the type to take a """ *"" """· """ *" "" »" f ** beating without a lot of fighting. A third factor of unknown strength is Clarence Knutson, campaigning on the program of the gross income tax. He has little republican organization support, but is not to be discounted in the field. And then there is Wallace Short of Sioux City- Colflesh Out in Front Now. That Colflesh has gotten away to a flying start is generally conceded. The press of the state is generally friendly to his candidacy. As a former commander of the American Legion, he has a wide following among the service men. As a fresh face in republican leadership, he is getting a far more cordial reception from the party leaders of past years than most folks realize. Also, he seems to "catch on wherever he goes. He has an appealing smile, and a keen mind, it will be conceded, too, before the scrap is over, that he is no slouch as a practical politician. If W9 personal followers keep up their enthusiasm, he will be »ery hard to beat in the primary, and his opponents are privately recognizing this fact The preliminary efforts o£ all of the candidates have been more or less in the nature of sparring. A few love taps have been exchanged, but nobody has been swinging any haymakers. They Still Remember 1932. Republicans of the state general- uled stop two miles to the east, th train struck the damaged sectio of track, while traveling moderate ly fast. Fulled From Track*. .The pilot locomotive got over th washout but was pulled from th tracks when the heavier main en gine slid from the rails. Manning the pilot locomotiv were M. C. Martin, St. Paul, con ductor; Pat Monson, St. Paul, eng neer, and August Lubipsky, Hud son, fireman. First word of the wreck cam when Martin walked into Hudson a 3:15 a. m. A wrecker was trying to cle; the track today. It had succeede in getting the pilot locomotive bac on the rails. Traffic on the mai line, meanwhile, was halted. A happily married man is on who enjoys the sunshine and doesn try to figure out why it storms.-- AMENDMENTS TO TAX BILL MANY enate Likely to fie Kept Busy Rest of Week on Measure. WASHINGTON, April 3. UP)-Amendments that would radically ewrite the $330,000,000 tax bill ap- ear likely to keep the senate busy or the rest of the week. Chairman Harrison of the finance ommittee had the right of way at TM^ esslion 0 ? Da oday's session in bringing; forward £ egg of J 350 ,000. he committee alterations that add- d about $72,000,000 in estimated evenue to the $258,000,000 measure assed by the house. After that the field will be open or individual amendments, of which about 15 will be pushed forward. If all were adopted the income tax ate would be increased by 50 per cent and taxes on salaries anc jonuses above $75,000 would reach !0 per cent. Would liaise Taxes. Senator LaFollette, (JR., Wis.), who proposed the 50 per cent increase, would raise normal income :axes from 4 to 6 per cent, and increase the surtaxes on the higher rackets to a maximum of 71 per cent on incomes of over $1,000,000. Senator Gore (D., Okla.), who offered the proposal to cut down ! high salaries by the high tax, would allow no deductions above the $75,000 mark. Repeal Candy Levy. Other amendments would increase Income taxes 100 per cent in time of war, levy a 10 cents a pound tariff on imported copper, abolish the 1 cent a gallon gasoline tax and repeal ±he excise tax on candy. While the senate worked with taxes, the house today had another chance to get at private bills, an opportunity long awaited by some members who have up measures to help individual constituents or small groups. Fountain. Inn Tribune. Farley, Former N. Y. Sheriff, Removed in Probe of 1932, Dies NEW YORK, April 3. LI')--Former Sheriff Thomas M. Farley, a central figure in the Seabury-prosecuted legislative investigation of 1932, died today at Fifth avenue hospital. He was operated upon recently for appendicitis. He was removed from office as sheriff of New York county by then Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt when he failed to explain satisfactorily the possession of bank deposits in ex- Variety of Weather Offered to Various Sections of Nation (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) Mid-summer heat in the east, a howling blizzard over -part of thi west and threatening floods in New England featured the variegated current bill offered by that veterai impressario, the weather man. Ii New York be offered odds thai Tuesday would break the all tim« high for April 3--73.4 degrees, set in 1892. That should be cheering tc the citizens of Montana and Wyoming as they dig themselves out o: 10 foot snowdrifts piled up by a storm Monday night. Germans Reported Arming Rebellious Tribes in Morocco PARIS, April 3. (.W--Reports of a German nazi expedition laden with arms to aid rebellious Moroccan tribes caused the French government today to warn military posts in North Africa to be on the alert. Spanish authorities were asked to guard against the landing of a shipload of munitions supposedly en- route from Rotterdam with a German agent and 10 J.TS so easy to forget that your car needs a change of oil at regular intervals. Right now yonrs is probably slowly wearing out bearings, pistons and rings because the oil is full of dirt and other impurities. See a Valvoline dealer today. Let him. refill your car's crankcase with fresh, pure Valvo- line--the original Pennsylvania Oil now sold in 1 quart and 5 quart refinery sealed cans for your protection. You'll find Valvoline lasts longer -- costs less to use, per mile, per month, per year. JOE DANIELS MASTER SERVICE STATION nnn't Cuss f00 Corner First Street S. W. FoneUs 688 and Washington Avenue GOODYEAR WAREHOUSE nnn't f-nss 1 tof Corner 2nd.St. N. E. and Del. Ave.-S. of New Postofflce * -»- ber. Swing of Pendulum. Repuuiicans base their hope for gains in the house on the usua: swing of the pendulum in off year elections, and the fact that democrats are now holding scores oi heretofore normally republican seats. While democratic leaders privately concede they probably will lose some seats in the house, republicans say they will gain as many as 70 or 80. Even the latter, however would leave the democrats in con trol. In the senate, the situation is fa different. Thirty-five senators ar up. including 17 democrats, 17 re publicans and one farmer-Iaborite Shipstead of Minnesota. ly are showing signs of recovery from the sound walloping they got in 1932 Quite naturally, they are anxious'to return to power. The jobs which the boys held both locally and under the state administration look far better to them now, when they are held by democrats, than they did before. Also, no administration in power can hope to escape something of a let down after the honeymoon is over. Nobody knows how many of the republicans who voted for Roosevelt in 1932 will slip back into their old alignments this year, but upon state and local issues there are sure to be a lot of them. New :Laws Haven't Helped. In the very nature of tilings, none of the major measures enacted by he last legislature are likely to be pleasing to everyone, or even to an overwhelming majority. The liquor ontrol measure is not popular in he cities, especially those along the borders. The new sales tax is not likely to make very many votes until it de- pelops how much relief It is going to afford the real property owner. The old age pension law is going to be well received by those who are subject to its benefits, but when an attempt is made between now and July 1 to collect a tax of one dollar each from every man and woman in the state between the ages of 21 and 65, there is going to 36 friction. "Sweet Line of Issues." All in all, the republicans have a sweet line of issues upon which to campaign during the summer months. The candidacies in the primary of both Wallace Short and Knutson are likely to have considerable to do with the outcome of the primary. Short, unequestionably, is hurting Turner. He will have a heavy vote in Woodbury county, and in some parts of .northwestern Iowa, and much of this support has been for Turner in the past. Knutson is nrobably going to cut both Turner and Colflesh. All in all Iowa voters are in for quite a spell of political activity. The curtain has gone up. the orchestra is playing, and the first act is about to -begin. Who will be the hero? Who the villain? Tragedy or comedy? Who knows? Kane Re-Elected as Mayor of Dubuque DUBUQUE, April 3. Iff)--M. R. Kane was re-elected mayor of Dubuque under the city manager plan of government at the city council's reorganization meeting last nighi. are you j like N a p o l e o n ' s Cook? Napoleon's cook, they say, broke down and wept because she could think of "nothing new to serve," no untried delicacy to tempt the jaded appetite of the master. But that was before the advent of Decker's. Today, with the full line of appetite-appealing ham, bacon, sausage and Vacuum Cooked Meats--by Decker, her task would have been easy. Don't you fret about what to serve--just consult your meat dealer's display of products by SEE THEM DEMONSTRATED AT THE COOKING SCHOOL

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