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   Burlington Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1933, Burlington, Iowa                                 WEATHER FORECAST—Fair tonight; rain or snow; colder  IOWA’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER.  RIVER STAGE—11 feet 9U inches; fall of 2>/ 2  inches since yesterday  THE BURLINGTON GAZETTE  “THERE WITH THE NEWS.”  12  PAGES.  ESTABLISHED JULY 10, 1837.  BURLINGTON, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1933.  PRICE—3 CENTS  STATE SENATE DEBATES BEER BILL  U. S. HOME LOAN PLAN APPROVED BY ROOSEVELT  Recommends Bill for Creation of Permanent Federal Savings System.  Senate Approves Farm Price Fixing  Red Prosecutor  1  Washington, April 13.— (A.P.)— President Roosevelt added to his emergency program on Capitol hill today the proposal to refinance the mortgages on small homes.  In another special message to congress, he asked for legislation to permit readjustment of existing mortgage debts together with a postponement of both interest and principal payments in cases of “extreme need.”  He suggested action along the same lines as the refinancing of agricultural mortgages now before congress with a bond issue to meet the needs.  He told congress the plan of settlement “will provide a standard which should put an end to present uncertain and chaotic conditions that create fear and despair among both homo owners and investors.”  Hills were introduced in senate and house at once to carry out his recommendations.  Horse Slips, Mrs. Roosevelt Thrown Into Mud Puddle  Washington. April 13.— (A.P.)— Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt was thrown into a mud puddle in Potomac park early today when her horse slipped down.  The wife of the president was uninjured and remounted and continued her morning ride »n mud spattered costume.  The horse, traveling along a slippery course, fell to its knees and, as Mrs. Roosevelt described it later;  “I slid off very gracefully right into the mud.”  RUSS POLICE TRICKED HI,  L LOWER HOUSE  RUTH BRYAN OWEN IS NATION’S FIRST WOMAN DIPLOMAT  Moscow, U S. S. R., April 13—(A.  M 9  Donald Talks on Parley  London, April 13.—(A.P.i —Prime Minister Ramsey MacDonald, during a foreign affairs debate in the house of commons today, outlined the ob-  p.)-wniiam H. MacDonald, British Senator Tydings Challenges  joctive of hIs trip to Wnsh i nKt o n   Constitutionality of Whole Farm Plan.  POPE REVIVES ANCIENT RITE  Carries Blessed Sacrament in Rome Procession, First Time in 63 Years.  Washington, April 13.—(A.P.)— Creation of a permanent system of federal savings and loan associations as well as an emergency $2,-ooo.ooo,unu corporation to refinance homo mortgages would be authorised under the bill recommended to congress today by President Roosevelt  The bill would authorize subscription of $100,000,000 by the government for setting up a permanent system of federal associations “to provide mutual thrift institutions in which people may place their savings and invest their funds, and in order to provide for the financing of hoiues.”  These institutions would be iu the nature of building and loan associations, but the bill provides they should not be estt.blished in any community unless the home loan bunk board feels such community “is insufficiently served by local thrift and home-financing institutions.” Emergency Provisions.  Emergency provisions of the bill for refinancing existing home mortgages are drafted along the lines of I lie pending agricultural refinancing measure and are designed to save tt ousands of city home owners who are burdened with debts.  An home owners loan corporation would be created under the federal home loan board with a capitalization of $200,000,000 subscribed by the federal government. Funds would be obtained through the reconstruction corporation.  The home loan corporation would be authorized to issue tax exempt bonds up to $2,000,000,000 at 4 per i out interest, which would bo exchanged for existing mortgages. The got eminent would guarantee the interest but not the princlpul.  Bonds exchanged for mortgages would be limited to so per cent of the value of the mortgaged home, as appraised by the corporation. Refinancing would be limited to homo* valued nt $10,000, or less, occupied by not moro than three families.  Any mark down in the valuo of the delil accepted by the mortgage would he credited to the mortgager.  IS-Year Amortization.  The home owner would amortize Ids debt to the corporation within 1."» years, with interest at 5 per cent. The hoard would have authority to grant a. three-year e>tension of time for payment of principal or interest.  In refinancing the home owner, the corporation could advance cash for the payment of tuxes or assessments or provide for necessary maintenance or repairs.  (’ash advances for these purposes also would be made to home ownei. w ho e prop* rty w as not RkOTtagaged up to SO per cent of the value.  Federal savings and loan association* would he set up under rules and regulations prescribed by the home loan bank board "giving primary consideration to the l»est practices of local mutual thrift and home financing Institutions."  “But no such association shall be Incorporated by the board," the bill says, “unless in its Judgment the community to be served is insufficiently served by local thrift and home-financing institutions.  “Such associations shall be authorized to make loans upon homes secured by duly recorded home mortgages nnd to invest their fund* In obligations of the I'uiteil Staten an t in federal home loan hank bonds ” tithe Provisions*  Each association would automat* ¡oull) become a member of the federal home loan bank of its district in the same manner us other institutions.  The treasury would subscribe to cap:t;.l in such associations up to iUHtoOO at the request of the board, bin tiie amount paid by the govern-me lit could Hot exceed capital sub* V outiuued on Rage Ten.)  Vatican City, April 13—(A.P.)—A | pope carried tlie blessed sacrament from its tabernacle in the Sistine chapel to the Pauline chapel for the j first timo since 1870 today. There it will be exposed until tomorrow,  I Good Friday.  Thus Pius XI, on the 1000th an- 1  niversary of Christ's institution of i tho Eucharist, restored to the Roman Catholic world one of its most  !  picturesque and traditional cere-| monies.  The ritual inaugurated the three most sacred days of Holy week. It was one of several symbolic acts abandoned by Pius’ predecessors ' through the past 63 years. He is reviving them as part of the extraordinary Holy year program ho initiated April 1.  Surrounded by high dignitaries of tho church and a few invited guests, he first said mass in the Sistine chapel. This chapel is famous for Michael Angelo's frescoes covering the barrel vaulted ceiling and his ! “l-nst Judgment” on the altar wall.  I Then, accompanied by the sacred college of cardinals and a uniformed I company of noble and Swiss guards, I he carried the sacrament slowly in ' procession to the Pauline chapel, where it was ceremoniously uncovered.  j Tomorrow, he will take it back to tho Sistine chapel where he again will say a special mass.  The bells of Rome’s 400 churches greeted Holy Thursday this morning. but. stopped ringing after a few minutes to remain silent until Saturday noon. The Catholic world is now mourning Christ's passion and | death.  Thousands of pilgrims, including | many Americans, attended services in St. Peter’s, where Cardinal Pacellt, high priest, officiated.  Other thousands went to the ! Cathedral of St. John Uteno, in Home, to venerate tho table which, it is said, was used at the lust supper. They also suw two skulls reputed to bo those of Saints Peter and Paul, a part of tho sponge said I to have been lifted to Christ's lips when be suffffercd thirst, and other : prized relics.  Washington* April 13,—(A.P.) —The house this afternoon passed the administration farm mortgage refinancing bill.  engineer who pleaded guilty yesterday to espionage, sabotage and bribery charges, produced a sensation today by testifying to a hostile court room that he made damaging confessions at the time of his arrest “because of the circumstances of the investigation" by the Russian secret police.  Five other British engneers and a dozen Russians, including a woman, are being tried on similar charges.  MacDonald was the only one of the British group who pleaded guilty and the only one held without bail continuously since the arrest a month ago.  “I was affected by the testimony    _  of Thornton (L. C. Thornton, one of I  the Englishmen) in which he said ¡, p ,  linR ! on ;. AP nl  he had used me to collect informa-1 The const tutionality of the broad tion and 1 considered it useless  on  “dm nistration farm program was  m , part to deny    MarDoaK.    I    SSZgVJZ  nil .    .    ,    , .» .    ,.    ,    land, as    Senator McNary, Oregon,  1 bus ho desdoaed that the method    jtepublicn    leader,    opened a drive  of investigation had Included the  to keep     , n    the bm    the slmpgon .  showing of each of the six British Nor.' > proposal to guarantee farm-prisoners separately what the in-  ers . production costs, vestigators said were statements by j The comment of Tydmgs and Mc-their colleagues.    Nary came as the senate neared a  Another Russian co-defendar.. of vote on the controversial production six Britons was expected to testify , cost plan, which Secretary Wallace today that he was a spy in their disapproves, and which Democratic  Washington, April 13.—(A.P.) — The Simpson- Norris proposal to guarantee production costs to farmers through federal price-fixing was voted into the administration farm bill today by the senate. The vote was 47 to 41.  us an attempt to bring the nations of the world closer together, not in alliances, but in spirit, and to secure a co-operative effort for a solution of economic and political problems.  The premier will sail Saturday.  “American policy,” the premier said, “has always been that she will not enter into any European entanglement, and I would not go, nor would 1 ever go and try to persuade America to do otherwise than to carry out that historic policy.  “The only poss ; ble exception would be in the event, of a world agreement quite clearly defined regarding  mm  LOCAL OPTION PROPOSAL IS LOST, 29 TO 21  Vote on This Amendment Held by Some to Indicate Victory for Wets.  a party to that agree declared  the  ously been ment.”  MacDonald could not be indifferent to “certain threatening influences” active iu Europe today.  “We must not allow them to obstruct our progress toward disarmament.” he said, “but we must consider the conditions and he very careful at the same time as to how these conditions arc to operate.” Dealing with debts, he declared that neither Americans nor English-ment could hide the fact that debt  Des Moines, la., April 33—(A.P.) - The senate, in its afternoon, session defeated a local option amendment to the beer bill.  It was introduced by Sen. Homer Hush of Montgomery. It would have made optional, instead of mandatory, the issuance of permits for retailing of beer. A similar amendment lost in the house.  The senate vote was 21 to 29, In what was regarded to some extent us an indication of the lineup on the final vote, since this amendment was regarded as sponsored by “unfriendly” enators.  Defeat Patterson Amendment.  An amendment by Senator Patterson to give councils the right to rhinsky (above), who was chiet Judge prescribe locations where beer during the Soviet's famous sabotage  might b e sold and fixed regulatory world I  trla l  in  1930.    j provisions governing sale was de  feated 23 to 27.  A viva voice vote defeated an I amendment by Senator Stanley which would have prohibited the retailing of beer in locations within 300 feet of any school or church.  The senate adopted an amendment by Patterson providing that In counties having a city more than 10,000 population the city shall retain all fees, while In the smaller counties  Prosecutor of the six British subjects now on trial in Moscow on an aggressor. America having previ- espionage charges, is Andrew A. Vy  HERRING SIGNS| TAX SLASH BILL  -  U. S. AGENT FACES TRIAL FOR BRIBES  Collector of Customs at Port Aur Prince, Haiti, Is Under Arrest.  Washington. April 13.— (A.P.) — The slate department today announced that it hud instructed the American legation at Port Au Prince. Haiti, to surrender David 1*. Johnson, American collector of customs there, io the Haitian authorities for trial in the island’* courts on charges of fraud.  The department iu a formal statement said Johnson “has confessed that he has been guilty of defrauding the Haitian customs and accepting bribe* from Zrike Brothers, importer* and merchants of Port Au Prince."  "The fr.uiil consisted iu umlei-v.eigtiing the bales of merchandise consigned to the importer*, duties being payable on the weight of each pa< kuge," the statement continued.  “Suspicion wa* aroused sever* 1  months ago that these fraud* were* being committed, a* a result of which a thorough investigation we undiluted by the general receiver of «ustoins, Mr. He La Rue. This iu-vcHtigaiion indicated that Johnson iW.is implicated in the e fraud-.’’  MRS, KITH RHYAN OWEN  Washington, April 13.—(A.P.) — Meet America's first woman diplomat  - Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen, minister, to Denmark.  The senate confirmed the daughter ol William Jennings Bryan last night within a lew hours after President Roosevelt had announced her appointment. It acted without the usual committee consideration.  Her colorful life from a Nebraska chilhood lias led her into many foreign ltuds. inning tho v\orld war she served as a nu; so. Marriage to j a British officer, Reginald Owen, took her to Jamaica, England and Egypt. After her husband's death, she won her seat in congress.  INSURANCE LOANS RULING MODIFIED  State Commissioner Clerk Announces Relaxation of Emergency Regulations.  Dos Moines. Ia.. April 13—(A.P.)  — Insurance companies operating in Iowa today were to put into effect provisional regulations which relaxed the emergency rulings during tho insurance moratorium.  The regulations, announced by Insurance Commissioner E. W. Clark, provided for policy loans or use of dividends on deposit when funds are u-ed to pay taxes, interest, or principal on homes and farms belonging io policy.holders.  Policy holders may borrow, according to tho regulations, in excess of tlu $100 maximum set some lime ago If they need funds for medical, hospital or funeral fees.  The third provision allows insured persons to borrow the full amount of premium deposit» made since March 3 4, in addition to the 1100 maximum, to the limit of the loan or cash surrender value of a iu» 1 icy.  The new regulation* are qualified with the restriction lhat loans may be made “on proper showing and satisfactory evidence that no other funds are available,“  TREASURY CHIEF S MOTHER DIES AT 86 IN NEW YORK CITY  New York, April 13, - (A.P.)- Mr*. <\ It. Woodin, 86, mother of Bee re lary of the Treasury William II Wooditt, died early today at tie* Woodin bom#.  Fttueral service# to b© attended by members of the family only, will be held Friday afternoon. There will also be services at the First Methodic i hurch, Berwick, Pa,, at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, Interment will be m the family mausoleum at Her-, wick.    i  employ.  This witness. V. A. Sokoloff, was assistant director at tho Zlatoust electrical station in the Ural mountains under the stoop-shouldered Vassill Gusev, whose similar testi-mon ■ yesterday was partially confirmed by MacDonald.  MacDonald’s statement, incriml-  stalwarts will seek to remove from the sweeping Roosevelt price-lifting and mortgage-relief program.  It was written into the bill by the senate agriculture committee.  Combined strength of Republicans and Democratic independents may keep it in ov Democratic regul  payments have had a very Important political effect and that a settlement acceptable to both sides would be one of the greatest blessings that could happen.  Mr. MacDonald declined to discuss the details of the proposed conversations, but said that whatever dis  Beatty-Bennett Measure One;,7,* woumb.«vKd ™7,  of Number Approved by * tween  municipalities and the county  Governor Today.  general fund.  Des Moines, April 13.—ÍA.P.)-  Des Moines, April 13.—(A.P.)—An amendment providing that revenues accruing from the 3.2 per cent beer hill be placed in the state sinking  russion on debt, there IT,would b.  <iovcrnor Cl5 ‘ le 1!< ' rrin ''  t,,,la >' * l,!ae ' 1  <"..,1 * “« adopted today a. «ho .en-  reported to the cabinet with any  the much-discussed Beatty-Bennett ate began consideration of the bill.  recommendation he would make and tax reduction bill, providing for a  The amendment was offered by  natlng himself, came as a shock to istration’s spoke the British diplomatic representa- Tydings, talking just a few- min-tlves. headed by William Strang.  ute s, asserted “I shall vote with a charge d affaires of the British em- great deal of pleasure against this  er the opposition of  ,hat  parliamentary debate could be reduction of 20 per cent in the total  s «“ators Vineent Harrington, Demo-  iulars and the udmin- j! (1     . .    .    .    tax    levies    for    1933    and    1934    below    iuf Reoublican of WudcIIo * * C   kesmen.    Intervening.    Lloyd    George, former     nn * rcepumicau, or vvapeuo.  bassy. who are keeping a close watch on the proceedings. The ambassador. Sir Esmond Ovejr, has been recalled to London in what be the first step in complete severance of diplomatic relations. (British officials in Ixindon said they wcie not surprised by MacDonald’s statements, in view of reports they received of his treatment in prison)  bill in its present form,” and called on any senator to explain “where we have the constitutional authority to regulate” farmer’s sales in their own ureas.  He noted that “the sale of a good, healthy h*>g. a transaction between two people in the same county of the  premier, asked whether any agree-  tll0se of 193 °-    Harrington    took the door as dement would be cnterd into in Wash-    A graduated scale of reduction Is    opened    before packed galleries  ington suhjet to acceptance by the    p rovided for school districts, being     anc *     ou!,!ru< l    the object of the mea-  ritish ca net. ..... ..    based upon reductions previously  Mr. MacDonald replied that he pro-     v    v     ’  posed to come to no agreements dur- j made,  Other hills signed were:  By Paisley—Eliminating $."»00 cx-  ing the four-day talk with Mr. Roost veil.  REACTIONS VARY ON OLSON THREAT  state” does not    involve interstate  There were Indications the" Soviet! commerce, and challenged congres-authoritles regarded    MacDonald,    a    sional authority    to regulate    such  28-year-old bachelor,    who wears    a    matters.  trim goatee, a* the    main culprit McNary, holding the cost of    pro- Minnesota Governor Says He counties affected.  sure.  Dry* Try to Block Bill.  Opponents played their first card in an attempt to block passage at the outset when Senator Fred Nel-  ,    ,    j.,    -, A Ai son «    Kepublican.    raised    a    point    of  v Ff* kzvhvv to county auditor    ,    ,,    .    ,     3     . r    3       n     order    that    the    decision    ol    the    senate  extra to county clerk, $5^0 extra to'not to consider tux revision mea-county attorney and $500 extra to j sures applied to the beer bill, county treasurer in those counties; Lieut, («ov. N. G. Kr&schel ruled  < .    .    ,    .    _ . .against Nelson after Senator H. I  maintaining two county scats. Pot*| Irwin of CUnton> De m„ C rat.  tawattainie and Lee are the only  contended that because a bill carried a taxing provision it did not necessar-  offlcials here were not allowed talk with him.  among the »-ix Britons. The British ducthm plan would be no more dif-  to ficult to administer than the administration's domestic allotment, pr<*. cessing tux and licensing fee proposals, announced his determination to “go along with the committee" on the Simpgnn-Xorris plan.  Will “Confiscate Wealth’ Unless Relief Bill Wins.  HI JACKERS GET 600 CASES OF BEER ON ILLINOIS HIGHWAY  BA1LLIE-STEWART IS FOUND GUILTY  British Army Officer Given Dishonorable Discharge.  5 Years in Prison.  Pontiac, 111. April 13.—(A.P.)—  Archie McMuliln of St. Joseph, Mo., truckman, was robbed of his truck, trailer and 600 cases of beer early today by three bi-jackers.  The truck and trailer, minus the beer, were later Recovered near Joliet, ill., and a search for the bandits begun.  McMullin started from Chicago after dark last night uud had reached Pontiac when three men in u sedan forced him to stop. Two, both with pistol», ordered him into the sedan and drove around for several hour*.  Near Joliet, they came upon the truck and trailer, empty, and Mullin was allowed to drive it away, w hile his guards fled.  the army and to five yeai servitude.  The young officer of tli era tic Seaforth Highlander of a distinguished military was charged with having s* tary secrets to a foreign no During the court-mar prosecution charged that “sold his country for £50 r J receiving the money in i from Otto Waldemar Ob t. < ! His defense w*a.s that th had come from a Gem named Marie I«oui»e, w ho j met while he was on leavt many. He denied betrayiiij of the army,  ...    .    ,    The king himself confii  dead in uu automobile ut 12:15 a. m finding,  of  the court, but  St. Paul, April 13.—(A.P.) senators gave varied rear tion* today to Gov. F. B. Olson's threat to invoke martial law and scisure of wealth to provide relief for the unemployed und resident* he described a* “tax burdened ”  The Farmer-Labor party governor, speaking to a group of relief mart tier* gathered on the statehouse «ten* y»s*erday, said the legislature particularly the senate, had been delaying measures to alleviate suffering. If  By Paisley—Repealing law giving *ly come under the category of tax deputy clerk ot court a salary equal revision bill*.  to one half of clerk’s salary in coun- Several other amendments by llar-tie* having two county seat*.    rington were withdrawn after tho  By hou.'-e Kchools and textbooks »enate had voted down two of them, committee - Permitting school dis- The amendments withdrawn by state trlct* to continue junior colleges Harrington included one which and resume operations at some fu- would have repealed those sections ture time.    prohibiting sale from midnight Sat-  By tax reduction committee Re- urday to 7 a. m. Monday and giving quiring salaried offl< ia 1 s to re*urn «he executive council supervision witness fees to the county fund.  By senate military committee—  Appropriating to the adjutant general for an annual audit of all military supplies and funds.  By Valentine Permitting employ- ante of class h permits by hoards of or- and insurance companies the supervisors to golf or country clubs right    '    -    -    -    -    '    ■    *'  over all outdoor advertising, t ountry (Tub Penults*  By a vote of 39 to 11, the senate  adopted an amendment by Senator K<*< *e of Marsha 1 ! permitting is»u-  ,    ...    .    ..    „    ,. to appeal from decision of outside city limits,  the lawmaker* did not provide suiii-jRho industrial commissioner.  PAIR FOUND DEAD IN SUICIDE PACT  Hampton, Ia. Mother of Three Children and Youth Shot Through Temples.  London, April 15.—(A. P. Ueut. Norman llalllie-Stewart, convicted Me- by court-martial of violation of the official secrets act*, was »entenced today to dishonorable discharge from  penal  *• arlsto-, nu mber family, old rnili-ition. liai the he had >r more,” I he mil )f Berlin.  dent relief. Fovernor Ols<»n said to* would “invoke the powers that I hoid and declare martial law.”  Sen. (’. N. Orr, St. Paul, ¡-aid tfie senate w;ih “oooly and firmly proceeding to protect the rights of it* citizen* so far as posHiblc” and had refus* d to be “stampeded into premature and dangerous steps."  Sen. Charles Hausier, St. Paul, au administration leader, described Governor Olson’s address “as one of the  By Insurance committee Permitting exchange of securities deposited with the insurance commissioner upon his aproval.  By Klthon Providing a penalty of $5 after 10 days for failure of an  Irwin  Hampton, la . April 13 — (A P Mrs Laveta Burt urn Crawford.  m  in  he  in  >ney  girl  had  Ser  ti,  and Marvin Kelly, 19, were found  today, both shot through the tempU by u pistol found lying between them iu the seat.  Coroner W J. Aag* •>< n naid the evidence pointed to a double suicide pact.  The couple hud been to a dance at a hotel earlier in li.e evening and hud left ut the intermission. They were found by Clinton I twltzer of Geneva, from whom Kelly had borrowed the car.  Mrs. Crawford, e.-tranged from her  confirmed the Of the cour but Badlh St* vs art will escape the shame of being “drummed out' of the army, fur that old ceremon> of degradation no longer I* followed.  FRANK S. PAYNE OF  CF.NTERVILLE DEAD  Center#Ukt, Apiil 13    • A I* i  Frank S. Payne, 63. \ ice president uud general coun.-el of the Iowa Southern Utilities company, died at  husband, was the mother of three    fr® 1 * ho®#    at 9 a. m., today    after    an  children She and Ktlly, tmth of    illness of    a few hours,  wiioiu were employed at a pocking    Surviving are hi* widow    and    one  company plant heie, had been going  (     daughter,    Mrs. Arthur Beck of    Ot-  together for some time, friends said, j turnwa.  assignor to report assignn transfer of mortgages to county auditors.  By Knudson and Klthon—Permitting state highway commission to  . contruct and maintain primary most outstanding statements ever highwai made by a governor of this country.“ ‘  The marchers, representing the Minnesota bonus expeditionary force, and the “state committee of action.' presented a petition asking the legislature for unemployment insurance, moratoriums on foreclosures and eviction», tax exemption for unemployed and Impoverished farmers, and an in< orae tax.  UNPAID TEACHERS CHEER PROPOSAL TO CLOSE UP SCHOOLS  Chicago, April 13.—(A P.)—Operation of Chicago’* schools in the face of unpaid teacher.*’ salaries amount-I ing to millions of dollar* was sched-j tiled to lie considered by trustee* again tomorrow when they said they would act on a resolution not to reopen the institutions after the spring vacation.  A meeting of the boa id yesterday was attcuded by some 500 teachers who applauded a motion by Trustee that Senator I-ong “is personally H. Wallace Caldwell to close the dishorest. corrupt and Immoral” and schools until every <<nt of back sal- added his continuance in office “i* ary is paid. The amount due up to repulsive to the respectable and law-March 31, last, was $29 524 076. i abating citizens of Louisiaua and to ¿Spring vacation begins April 21. ¿the nation.*  Senators Valentine and talked for the amendment.  The first amendment considered was that by Senators Harrington and Htcklin providing that all liceuse tie* and taxes collected by the state treasurer would accrue to the state  or K.nking fund for public deposits. (( '»utinued on Page Ten.)  THE WEATHER  through municipalities.  By Hicklin- Permitting taxpayers  in any drainage or levee district to acquire district bond* and apply them against assessments.  SENATE ASKED TO OUST HUEY LONG  Louisiana Petitioners Declare He’s "Dishonest, Corrupt and Immoral.**  Washington, April 1”.— (A P.)—A group of IxHilsiuiia citizen* today pcMtoued the senate to oust .Senator Huey I’. I.ong, of that state.  The petitioners asserted they wore read) to furnish witnesses who would establish, among other thing*.  Iowa: Generally fair tonight and Friday except possibly rain or snow tonight in extreme southeast, much colder southeast, somewhat colder ia west and north portions with frost or freezing temperatures most of the state; slightly warmer Friday iu we*t and north portions.  Illinois; Probably occasional rain tonight and Friday* some snow iu north; colder In central and north tonight; colder Friday, except In extreme northwest.  Missouri:    Cloudy,    rain, possibly  some snow tonight iu east and south; colder tonight, freezing tempersturw in most of north and went portions; Friday partly cloudy to cloudy, probably rain or snow iu south, colder in southeast portion.  HI VLB 8TA«.H*  St. Paul—2.2; fall 0.2 Dubuque -11.3; fall 0 4, Davenport—10,6; fall 0.?.  Keokuk 12 2; fall 0 5 Hannibal—14.3; fall 0.7.  St. Louis—20.8; fall 0.9.  Cairo—45.5; fall 0 9.  Memphis—38 5; fall 0 3.  River forecasts- Stage* of the Ifis-Mssippi river between Dubuque^ la, umt Keithsburg, III, will fall during the next two day«.   

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