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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1932, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY Edited for the Home VOL XXXVIII CENTS A OOPt ASSOCIATED IKKSS LKASKD WIRE 8EKV1CB II1L MJWSrUKK THAT MARKS ALL IOHANS AKKI HOME EDITION THIS IMKU IliNHINTK OK TWO IJIXTIUNB SUCTION ONK NO 149 Senate Has Fight Ahead Dickinson May be on Campaign Probe Committee Bv CHAKLKS I STKWA1W A S H I N G T O N March 31 CPA A fierce bat tle impends for mastery of the senates commit tee to watch for o v e r e xpendi turea or other Ir r e g ul a rities in this years cam paign for seats in the upper con gressional cham ber Politicians fore see that the com ing fight for sen ato domination will be unusually bitter JUl VAW As everyne knows economic con ditions are such that many folk ex pect a heavy progressive vote next November Presidential landslides have a bulk which makes them ir resistible Lower house contests are so numerous and so local as to be hard to deal with collectively A senatorial struggle is statewide per mitting concentration of effort And there arc 33 of them one ava lanche dues not sweep the whole landscape As lor a senate majority by itself it can accomplish nothing but it can blork anything THUS EVEN tho conservatism shouid lose all else if it holds on to the senate it can dig itself in raid let the storm blow over H is customary to speak of the upper house as very evenly divided This is true between republicans and democrats as officially labeled However as between conserva tives and liberals the conservatives still have a margin of safety a margin of at least a dozen or 15 out of the senates total member shin of 92 This margin is adequate But it is not sufficient for the conservatives if the autumnal election causes a large turnover MOW IT IS the idea of the pro gressives that political cam paign results are suceptible to the influence of large sums of money vhich they openlv charge has been ised in some instances less in actual elections than to win nomi nations and in preelection activi ties Its employment in amounts run ning into the hundreds of thousands Turn 20 Column 8 IOWA WEATHER TO BE UNSETTLED Trace of Snow in North and Rain in Southern Iowa Predicted DES MOINES March 31 Unsettled weather for tonight and Friday is in store for lowans the weather bureau announced bringing probably a trace of snow in the north section and rain in the south portion Temperature last niglit dropped to a minimum of 28 degrees gen erally over tho state reported tho highest reading in the state Wednesday the sun pending the mercury up to 60 degrees TAX STOCK GRAIN EXCHANGES A Former President of Iowa City Bank Accused Prince of Wales Will Attend Mellon Dinner LONDON March 31 Prince of Wales will attend a din ner giver by the Pilgrim society ro Andrew Mellon new United States ambassador to Great Brit ain on April 14 it was announced tofjav BRITISH BUDGET GIVING SURPLUS IN FINAL STAGE Tardieu and MacDonald Seek Plan to Help Danube Nations By LIOO J HVAN Associated 1ress Cubic Editor NEW YORK March 31 tions of the world struggled today with a spring housecleaning of taxes and debts While the congress struggled in Washington to balance the budget by enacting a group of uew levies exchequers were scraped and loans launched in a dozen other countries in an effort to put the fiscal year on its feet Great Britain put the finishing touches to a new budget that was planned to leave a tidy surplus Premier Tardieu of France and Prime Minister MacUonald oC Great Eritain prepared to meet on Monday to pave the way for a European conference to outline some plan of aiding the distressed nations on the Danube Plight of 5 Nations The plight of five of these coun tries Austria Hungary Jugoslavia Rumaniaand Czechoslovakia will concern tne conference chiefly altho the whole range of European prob lems including reparations war debts disarmament and tariffs probably will ba discuited At the other ends of the world the new Manchurian government of Mr Henry PuYi prepared to take over for its own uses the Chinese maritime customs amounting to about in Manchuria to procure funds upon which to operate the recently inaugurated federal regime The new constitutional govern ment of Argentina under President Dr Augustin P Justo launched a bill today for a patriotic loan ot 500000000 pesos about 08Sto pay back salaries and clean up other incidental expenses The bonds covering the loan are to bear 6 per cent Plan Kijrid Economy At the same time the government announced a rigid economy cam j paign including the dismissal ot probably 6000 public employes at the end of the month and a scaling down of salaries in some cases from 2 to 15 per cent Some mem bers of the house of representatives favored a cut in army and navy salaries At Canberra the Australian fed eral government authorized the pay ment tomorrow of 200000 pounds due New York bankers from the state of New South Wales and 900 000 pounds due bankers in London The Grecian government at Ath ens announced it would suspend siuking fund payments on Greece s internal loans for a year and re duce the interest 25 per cent to meet the countrys financial diffi culties The government also plan ned to try to get a larger conces sion from the financial commission of the league of nations on April declaring this was necessary Turn In Vw Column i Unidentified Woman Held in Lindbergh Kidnaping 3 Norfolk Thot Working at Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA March 31 T disclosure by Kern Dodge di rector of public safety that an un identified woman is under surveil lance in connection with statements she made about the Lindbergh kid naping today bolstered a belief that three Norfolk Va intermediaries may be centering their negotiations here The woman telephoned Mrs Wal ter C Hancock prominent in club and philanthropic circles last week and asked whether she knew any friends of Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh When Mrs Hancock re plied that she did not the woman asked for a personal interview which was granted Mrs Hancock notified police aud a detective hid in the room and listened to their conversatoin ire has been following the woman since Mrs Hancock and Dodge de clined to disclose what the woman said or any details of the interview Sure of Their Trail NORFOLK Va March 30 Maintaining their secrecy concern ing negotiations for the return of the kidnaped Lindbergh baby the three intermediaries are firm in their belief they have been in touch with the childs abductors not with impostors Speaking for himself and his two associates Rear Admiral Guy H Burrage said last night that I wouldnt nave gone Into the case and I wouldnt te in it now unless I was satisfied that we were deal ing with the abductors of the Lind bergh baby This statement was made at the close of a conference during which the admiral attempted to answer 15 questions previously prepared and submitted to him by the re porters To three of the questions each dealing with the identification of the child for whos return negotia tions nre in progress Admiral Bur rage said only I am sure Colonel Lindbergh will recognize his pon when he sees him Several Children Investigated HOPEWKLL N J March 31 V Colonel H Norman Schwarzkopf head of the New Jersey state police said today in his moruing bulletin from the home of Col Charles A Lindbergh that several children in vestigated yesterday in the search for the kidnaped Lindbergh baby were found to have no connection with the case MASSIE TRIAL JUDGE CHARGED Roscl uiiniiuLis ri IB it 0 j r T CMDr7l IMP Huntwgi miUm Lost Son STATE U FUNDS McChesney Named With Brown Former Labor Foreman at U Haunts Pier at New York Again After Disappointment lly HAIUUSON Judge Cliurles tS Duvls of Honolulu will priHlile sit the triul of Mrs Jriwe IortesciH liltlt Thomiiis II MaKBie two navy enlisted men for the Klayinj of Joseph Tlic trinl will BUirl Alonday in iuniN KMVA ClTY March 81 diaries A Drown fonnir Inl verNlty of Iowa laboi fureiuiui ivils arrested toilny on uiir nintH charging him with forg ery mill iitterini u fiilsn iiienl n J McOieMicy for mer treasurer thn iinitrrwllx MUlglit lur eiiiild not l located OWA CITY March II iV War runts were issued in jiiHticn of Ihe pence court todiy for HID ar rest of J McChcHiiey former treasurer of the Stale University of Iowa and Charles A Brown for mer university labor foreman on information filed by County Attor ney Floyd H Olson McChcsiipy former president of the lirsl NationI hank and Karm erH Loan and Trust company is charped in the information with em bivzlcincnt and lirown with two counts of forgery mid olio of utter ing a forced instrument Representatives of the office of Attorney Ccneral John Fletcher who have been conducting an in vestigation said that leads and data were furnished by Allen Busby and Horrignn Den Moines accountants who were employed by the stale executive council to audit the books Lists i Fletcher in it statement listed nine allegations of Irregularity l the handling of loans by McdieM HPV Jy STANLEY P KJCHAKDHON j j Kordyce Wood a hmidwriling by Ilic Avsndjifeil InsM expert from Chicago was here yes MOSCOW March ol TiMem Unlay to verify signatures on rec bers of Uio communist party in ords examine by rep cluding the highest government j resenlativcs officials as well as factory woikerH I The examiners said they had who heretofore Ijavt been limited to J found shortages of approximately the most meager sabiries ruuy soon In the cash account of the cash in on substantial raises in pay university business office whieli The polilical bureau it was they claim wan concealed thn learned today is considering tre changes in threcords Russia Plans to Raise Salaries of Its Workers Will Remove Inequality of Pay Compared With That of Foreigners AUNT HET Cy Robert Quilicri 150 Illinois Coal Mines Employing 45000 Men Decide to Shut Down CHICAGO March VAp proximately 100 Illinois ciial cnployini ome union nincrs will shut down midnight At this hour the saie eoii liact betveeii the IllinoiC al Oppr ators afsociatioil and the lliinoi diftrit Mir nrkfrs of America All hope to aviid ti up nsion was at ien today after last muiiiti the MII CLIIlmltlff Ot Ule jini 11 failed ahoil a Republicans of Maine to Oppose Dry Repe V Th Mail tat r convention adnpiI a ir platform v itii tlink r r peal i Die ejetstcentii 1olks HI ciHllYh knov atr owrns of prhitio tilt1 kind 11 preacher they I carried trie aM ne van hut its hard to i AIRMAIL PILOT FLIES TO DEATH Body Found in The Jungle Near Cleveland After Hours Search CLEVELAND March 31 Pilot Forrest Mallick carrying the night mail from New York Cleveland flew to his death in a and rainstorm before dawn today His body was found in an open field known as the jungle near Bedford Cleveland suburb after a search of several hour had bee fly in a the New YorkCleveland nifrht mail for the tnited Air Lines for the last eiht months Ho vas within a fev miles of the evfland ajrpnr overtook him Ii as blin the maximum monthly income allowed party members from OU to WOO rubles iiihoul SITiO to Tho raises arc planned in accord ance with thr policy outlined by Joseph Stalin nine months IK s when lie decided on the abolition of the system of wages for all Factory workers heretofore have been limited to the smallest salaries in order to set an example for the rest of the proletariat ireat Ioss of Time Three factors were said to be in spiring the action The first is the enormous loss of time nnd energy by party members hollinf impon ant posts due to the necessity for seeking oul places where they may buy th necessai ies of life a I pncc com mensural e vilii their incomes i The second is that many espci ially i those with large families j sought extra vork at wilting or lectfiring in order to thejr income The third is that many capahlp offiiiaN buvc refused to ac liste Ililversity lmiils Ju the nine mortgage loans in Kletchcrs statement it is ci that McChesney failed to IK for and administer many of properlt In one ciset the statemenl said McChestiiV supervised the lending of of university funds on j a first mortgage Laler il is al leged a srcnnd mortgage loan wvis made by the Mrsl National bank i under which the property involved later was foreclosed and the lee lille given to the bunk Klctchcr stated has always report Ihe fee lille still to be invested in the name of the man receiving the loan and has reported he univer sity loan to lie in good standing in liolh his printed and in rep to Hf fintne coumdl MOW YORK March 11 I The hour WHH Into laic hut ls for I George HOHC fining mi 77 old Spring rude the night wind out j side pier lri Brooklyn where the j Western World Just back 1rom liuenos Aires wan berthed My Willies George Hose lie j said Im wunUu to see the I Its pretty lute replied the i steward studying the wrinkled lace ixTHonal biiNiuesB Im on persisted the num Ive been tonkin now for years ami waitin this night Ive got lo see him Why lies my boy ThirtyMix yeurs Ive been Jookin Kespnmls to KniicU dipt George Hose opened the door of his enliin responding to the stewards knoek A man lo sec you sir lhe htewunl Hiiid HlK mimes George Hi wo like yours sir The old man nervous lind ex cited pushed in In liln hand wua a newspaper picture The clipping wtis soiled from inuili lumcHing Jt showed Capt George Hose on the bridge of the Western World Finally the old man spoke Yen Kir I was right After KG years I have found George my son Captain ut IOKN The captain startled was ut a IOSH to reply Hie visitor went on Dont you remember me 3our father You wont nwuy HO long ago But Its all right now youre back Ive hunted all lluit time I looked In the I iUired lit men parsing in tho streets I knew some dny youd come back upturn Hose Mpoke Ills votcc uHs lurid tun IH ifiimnrr gentle hut his words sent an old mans hopes plunging I am sorry 1 arn sure that some j day somewhere you will find your i boy You are George Rose I am Ujcnrgi Hose Hut you are not my j father ami I am not your son j Kyes Liisl night an old man slood out i side pier li Ironklyti pulling lus j lint down over a heavy head of HIIOW white hair He looked like my boy George j he murmured He WHH strong and I kind like I know George will lie But he wasnt George Gnarled fingers old Flow ind clumsy fumleJ it tlif top over out button lie looked up the street He took from liis pocket a liuiid Mehesney kerchief and wiped his eyes He trudged wearily mil into tile night Will Rogers 11KVKKLV HILLS OH Miirrli a minute heru now its all right for Jack titmices reformed congrcHH to pour it oti lo Uio rich with income taxes to Hue a iwin for dying to put a tax on mult III they make it cnil Hid beer even if it dont tnntc like 11 to refuse to pass a miles tux then turn unmml and lux everything hut is sold to put u tux on matches drive the U S to the insane asylum trying to make clgur lighters work all these fool things come under tho heading of congres sional employment Hut when hey put u dix on chewing gum the only thing left for n poor iimn to chew Units going too fur Yours WILL HOGICKS Cnpyrliilit HISS MitNnuiilu Hyiutlcntrl SHARE SALES TO CARRY LEVY OF 4TH OF PER CENT House Votes 5 Cents a Tax on Cotton and Gram Sales U7ASIIINGTON March 13 Injured When Burlington Fast Train Cracks Up Trainmen Blame Broken Rail for Western Nebraska Accident MOLUUEGB Nebr March 31 cars of the Burlington roads speeding passenger train the Aristocrat left the rails a half mile west of Axtell Nebr at 8 ft m today injuring at least 13 persons several seriously Trainmen blamed a broken rail for the accident Tho train No H WHS bound for Denver and waa traveling about K miles an hour It was running late Six cars left the track but the locomotive and two baggage cars remained on the Two cars passenger coaches plunged over on their Hides Two 1ullimins a baggage car and the diner also left the tracks The trucks were Jiulled from under the diner 1liysiciniiM from Axtell sincl Hoij drcge rushed to tho wreck to triiit j the injured most of whom wen taken lo lloldrege They wen j CHINA AND JAPAN MAKE PROGRESS Chinese More Conciliatory on Issue of Japanese Withdrawal trenlud for cuta bruises and shock lrnu Chllil Cut Two persons were laken tu HrewHter hospital al lloldrege They are Miss Mary of Milwau kee who suffered severe head in juries and injuries lo a rib umS C I Hewitt of Grand Junction Colo win Hiillered a fractured shoulder and head injuries Dan Kirk Nelson fl months old son ol Mr and Mrs Harold Nelson ol Seltna Iowa suffered a wnverc cut on the lop of his head With his mother anl aunt Miss KHtiier Nel lie vie eriioute to IaHHJeua clil to visit his falher Mrs Nel son inl Miss Nelson were bruised and hikiii but thclr injuries were not serious Mrs A I Kycll find her 7 year old r Jlariiura Lou of San ta Iaiiiiirn a were injured seriously Another Dor olhv Ann II WHS hurt slightly Miss Christina Slnff of Orleans Mittiivl injuries to her Spine Iladly Hurt waiter K 1Jcc Nc d sriously He was nnpliyc hurt in onitive and two inuiil iuti Hollreac this vhrc were i make up a train und st vith the wliidi lelt the rail ttn over plowed into held 20 feet from the 31 The house today voted a tax ot iino fourth one per cent on the value of all stock transactions esti muted in return for tha new revenue bill Thn vote wan 207 to 39 A tax of five cents a on sales of produce on exchanges in cluding Krain and cotton WEB next voted It is rslimated to return A levy of oneeighth of 1 per cent of ihi value of nil bond trans actions expected to yield 000 WHS voted into the bill to ex pire July The rules on conveyances of real estate estimated to produce f 10000000 were Inserted The rate is fill conls on each or fraction therefor with u exemption on the first To rroilucc As the ways and means committee vent Into exuciltlve Hesnion to con flidir final of new merits lo be subsliluted for the de feated sales tax Acting Chairman Crisp said indications were that five separate volew would be de manded when Uio bill cornea to tho HlARa for final passage The drafted by commiltee for submission today were calculated to produce 1M1 000000 on revenue and bring the bills total to Another proposal conHidereU In addition to these callH for a revision of the prcciatlon allowances of lions so as lo bring in more Savings of in appro priations and postofflce expenses are expected to round out the pro gram to meet a prospective 1X10000 treasury deficit in 1933 Representative Clancy D Mich served notice ho would demand a separate vote on the three per cent lux on automobiles the two per cenl levy on trucks and the one per cent assessment on accessories which are expected to yield 000000 Calls Levy Discriminatory He charged the levy was liiscrim irialory and lhat the automobile in dustry has done more to bring about prosperity by its courage 1iiol for L0 a month SHAMJHAI Iefinite progre f the major Irawal of lapanese t MOORE HELD GUILTY N COW TEST TRIAL r ia cnroife hcii froi repair the tracks en aiback on t he i ail ficialSaul the tric JTI servie octc than has any olher industry i Majority Jxiader Haincy said we certainly will have a separate vote on the Swing amendment reestab lising the surtax rates on incomes in excess of Cl00000 The amendment sponsored by Kcprusentative Swing R Cal im poses rates graduated up to a max imum GJ per cent surtax on incomes in excess of in addition to the normal income tax rate Secretary Mills conferred at length today with President Hoov er and afterward he had dis cussed the general situation in cluding taxes Ho declined however to discuss th Ux bill Wears Final Stage When the bil comes to the parlia mentary stage for final passage to morrow avote also will be sought by Representative McCormack ID a member of the ways and means committee on the 1 cent a Killon tax on oil imports now esti mated to 25000000 The treasury originally estimated it would return but but proponents claim it will yield any where from 510000000 to 000 depending on the quantity oj imports The levy of 10 cents a hundred pounds on imported coal carried in the amendment by Representative Boland D Ienni also is opposed and an effort will be made for a separate vote that might tsrike it out ot the bill Schafer R Wis said he wuld ask for a separate Turn lii ruse I Olnmi I I wo hnefl at Rapids Strike Traffic Signal Wea Kcii IiMcd haI IOWA WEATHER Somnwhnt unsettled Thurs ilnv night mid Kriday Not so uarm Thursday night in thn evtrenif south ortlon LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Minimum ii Night S A M Thursday I rice if SIHIW 29   

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