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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1932, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX THE rJEWSPAFER TRAT MAKES ALT NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 17 1932 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONB NO 60 Wanted to Get Bankers Impeachment Move Not Aimed at Hoover i By CHAftKES P STEWART ASHINGTON Dec 17 CPA seven members besides himself were all Congr e s s m a n Louis T McFad den of Pennsyl vania was able to muster to vote with him when he offered an impeachment resolution against President Hoover in the house of repre sentatives the other day it should not be assumed that he failed to create a profound impression The fact is that most lawmakers are afraid of the cat they think the Pennsylvanian might let out of the bag he is so anxious to open That forcing an inquiry into the official conduct of President Hoov termwill end less than three months hence only incidentally the object of the Keystone congressman resolution scarcely requires saying It is to international banking that he has referred frequently as the main spring of the expiring administra tion Probe of Financiers An investigation of the presi dents record would be more than anything else a probe into the ac tivities of the financiers whom Mc Fadden accuses as chiefly respon sible if not for the present depres sion at least for its severity The congressmans own career has been extraordinary He is one the hardest of the public men today to understand or classify 1 Now in his ninth term as a rep jentatlve he served for many hs until the democrats gained and reorganized tthe iTnm lo Jfwe BBMftNNNftMES MRS CARROLL RepresentativeElect Will Favor Woman for P 0 at Clear Lake CLEAR LAKE Dec W C Carroll of Clear Lake will receive the recommendation for postmistress of Clear Lake from Fred Biermann Decorah represen tativeelect in congress from the fourth district Word concerning the recommendation was received by Leo Carle secretary of the dem ocratic central committee Mrs Carroll who was born in Tipton attended the public schools and a convent at Clinton She was a resident of Clear Lake the past 10 years and has been active in church welfare and community ac tivities here At present Mrs Carroll is vice president of the American Legion auxiliary serving her eighth year as a member of the board of direc tors of the Clear Lake Civic league A letter was received by Mrs Carroll today from Mr Biermann praising her active work in carry ing on the principles of democracy Given 25 Years for Galva Bank Robbery IDA GROVE Dec 17 wood Waddell 26 farmer was sen tenced to 25 years in Fort Madison penitentiary when he pleaded guilty to robbery of the Galva State bank AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I didnt know they had divided their property among the children until I heard none o the married ones had room for em U S WILL NOT PROMISE REVISION Iowa Thermometers Climb After Record Cold MASON CITY HAS 3 BELOW AFTER 21 NIGHT BEFORE Winter Heaviest on North Atlantic Seaboard DES MOINES Dec 17 Mercury in Iowa theremometers bounced upward today as the cold wave slowly abdicated in favor of higher temperatures Rises of between 10 and 20 de grees over the record smashing low of Friday were recorded in all sec tions of the state From subzero temperatures the readings were held at zero and above early today The lowest in Des Moines was 1 below at 6 a m The river cities of Pubuque Dav enport and Keokuk reported 4 be low practically 10 degrees higher than yesterday Shippers forecasts for tonight in dicated a temporary return to cold weather with 8below for the north western section 10 below for the northeast 5 below for the southern section and zero for Des Moines Government observers predicted clear weather From 21 below Thursday night Mason City theremometers rose to a minimum of 3 below Friday night SNOW IN VIRGINIA By The Associated Press Winters flail stung tie North Atlantic seaboard Saturday lash ing Virginia with unwonted snow Most of the states still smarted under low temperatures but the focus of subzero had moved into New England Boston imgled at zero Outside the window of Henry Fords Way side Inn at Sudbury Mass a ther mometer registered 22 below Ther mometers that had enough levels recorded 40 below zero at Danville Vt and 36 below at St Johnsbury Moderating in West Throughout the nation tempera tures were still low but moderat ing in the and Cali fornia however were up to normal warmth New York had a touch of the chills with a minimum of 12 above and Washington went pale with snow that sent automobiles skid ding perilously Five inches of fresh snow lay on the capitol grounds this morning and the weather bureau forecast more throughout the day Bonus seekers got jobs with shovels Richmond walked to work a sud den snowstorm that covered Vir ginia 6 inches deep catching the capital unawares and stalling trol leys and buses Eastern Air Trans port planes between Philadelphia and Jacksonville were grounded Chicago S Above The middle states warmed up to the pleasant tens and twenties al though forecasts were none too sanguine of continued heat Chi cagos minimum was 3 above zero with zero probable during the night Seven persons were dead in Mil waukee because of cold and ice Temperatures in Wisconsin were rising today but snow and colder were forecast The west coast was back to nor mal with rain falling over Oregon Washington and northern Califor nia Subzero in Utah and Idaho had given way to a minimum of 6 above at Salt Lake and 12 above at Boise It was nearly zero in Oklahoma but the sun shone and the weather man predicted the mercury would feel expansive before long Duiuth 6 Above The freezing weather spread down to the Texas gulf coast over night and Amarillo and Denton were only 5 above zero Kansas City officially reported 6 above but its airport complained of 4 below Duiuth more than once the cold spot of the land was 6 above and faced a drop to 8 below by night Dea Moines hit bottom at 1 point under zero and along the Missis sippi at Dubuque and Davenport it was 4 degrees warmer than the last day or two Minne sota was zero to 16 above and a lighf snow was falling as in North Dakota vhere the mercury ran from 2 to 12 above Omaha tem peratures got no lower than 7 above rose to 11 and were expect ed to drop GETS DEATH SENTENCE James Iggy Vareclm 17 year old bad boy confessed slayer is town as he was led from the courtroom In Chicago after being scn nccd to die in lie electric chair His execution was set for Feb 17 Press shown tc ASHOC 2 ExPresidents of Argentina in Jail as Congress Asked to Declare State of Siege Revolt Put Down BUENOS AIRES Dec 17 B Two former presidents and hun dreds of other political leaders were prisoners today as Argentinas 10 months old constitutional govern ment asked congress to declare a state of siege for 30 days Such action was sought in order that rigorous measures might be taken to avert the overthrow of President Auguslin P Justo by the party ousted in the 1930 revolution Hipolito Yngoyen president from 1916 to 1922 and from 1S28 to 1830 was imprisoned again on Martin Garcia island in the mouth of the Uruguay river Mnrcelo T de Al vear president from 1922 to 1828 Honorlo Puerredon former ambas sador to the United States and other radical chieftains were de tained on the warship Venticinco de Mayo in the outer harbor Confesses to Plot A succession of bomb seizures last night was climaxed by the ar rest of the retired Lieut Col Atilio Cattnneb and his confession of lead ership in a nationwide subversive plot With lightning speed the gov ernment imprisoned every out standing radical An accidental explosion revealed a store of 1000 bombs in Flores a suburb Occupants of the house fled but a list of names was found and the arrests began The vessel Golondrina bearing Dr Yrigoyen departed for Martin Garcia and the Venticinco de Mayo which was scheduled to make a two months cruise left the inner harbor with its hostages at 2 a m Declarn Revolt Over The government after summon ing troops confidently awaited re actions and declared the revolt stifled The state of seige was es tablished virtually last nightwith army detachments assisting police patrols A government declaration said the conspiracy included plans to kill high officials Another version was that President Justo inaugur ated last February to succeed Pro visional President Tnse Uriburu wasto have been kidnaped Will Rogers bet you France pays In fact they already started pay ing merchants in Beverly Hills the best dressed and most cos mopolitan town in the U S said they couldnt sell the screams stars a single French importation Instead of Xmas night per fume its Jockey Club made in DeH Moines and it dont smell had at that The leading men have all switched from a French to a New Jersey hair tonic Every shoe store Is knock ing the French heels off their shoes These French barets that some near men were wearing they have switched to a crot cheted boudoir cap Oh France is paying Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1032 McNansJiL Syndicate IATE JAM ON PHILIPPINE BILL Compromise Differences on Island Plebiscite on Independence WASHINGTON Dec 17 apparent break in the senate Jam on Philippine independence today smoothed out the preChristmas program of congress A proposal compromising differ ences over whether a plebiscite should be had in the islands before outright freedom ia given was sat isfactoy to members who had threatened to tie up proceedings in definitely po debate proceeded with some chance of passing the bill soon Committees meanwhile pushed on with other pressing problems the house agriculture group hearing fresh testimony for adoption of the domestic allotment plan of farm re lief Work on Cotton Aid Southern members of both houses got together in the first of a scries of meetings to work out legislation to help the cotton farmer largely based on government surplus pur chases in exchange for action to re duce production House leaders announced they would give the members time for liberal debate on the beer bill when it cornea up next Tuesday and ad vocates of legalization laid objec live despitethe disapproval of tho houseways and means committee yesterday Would Fenaltao Nepotism The senate adopted an amend ment to the HawesCutting bill eliminating the plebiscite clause but providing that the island vote on a constitution should be deemed an expression by the Filipinos for freedom The vote was 44 to 20 The senate then refused 51 to 19 to return the HawesCutting Philip pine independence bill to committee for revision A bill providing that all senators and representatives be penalized by forfeiture of their office if they practice nepotism was introduced today by Representative Mouser R Mouser was not reelected to the next congress URGED FOR IOWA Legislative Committee for Giving More Authority to Governor DES MOINES Zec 17 organization of the state govern ment so that responsibility for all administrative departments will rest solely with the governor is rec ommended in the final report of the legislative committee on reduction of governmental expenditures Specifically the committee sug gested Twelve consolidations of state de partments A four year gubernatorial term Legislative consideration of a two year suspension of the state fair or withdrawal of appropriations Limitation of legal publications Responsibility on Governor Although we have not formu lated any definite plan the report said we suggest in general that the state be reorganized along the lines of making the governor the Turn lo Insf 1 Onlnmti 31 Train Kills Sisters Only Dozen Steps From Safety TAHLEQUAH Okla Dec They were walking from their sisters were killed within a dozen steps of safety late yester day ag they fled before a train on the Frisco Illinois river bridge five miles southeast of here The ice covered ties made their tooting uncertain and the train was unable to stop in time The women were sisters Mrs John Wfckett 25 and Inez Jones home to that of Mrs Alice Cavi ness 20 who was with them and saved her life by swinging over the edge of the trestle and later drop ping 18 feet to the river bank She suffered from shock and a sprained ankle The railroad bridge offered the only nearby place to cross the riv er Partial Answer Made to Five Questions of Railroad Executives CHICAGO Dec IT near er a settlement of their wage prob lem railway labor returned today a partial answer to the five point questionnaire presented by the exe cutives yesterday The brotherhoods asserted they had full and complete power to negotiate to a conclusion thepro posal made by the railroads Oct 14 This called for a conference to dis cuss extension of the present tem porary 10 per cent wage cut Cheer Fund Nearing With More Needed Employes of P G and Donate to Help Poor Previously reported cash S 31818 Previously reported merchandise 4200 San Soiici club nidse fiOO Jcffcrsnn Child Study dull 100 Bill McAnley 500 GetTogether club 20ft A Friend 300 Another Friend 500 WashingtonMonroe Child Study club 300 Telephone man 100 Mr and Mrs G H G 100 Baptist Ladies Aid iOO S H M 100 P G and E Employes 0000 J K Z club 800 William kctts 500 Kill Karo Kind 501 Eliza T Kundall 500 KooscveltJackson P T A 500 Tnsalutii mdsc 1500 T N T mdsc 500 Good Hunters mdse 175 Oscar Wilds 100 Anonymous 5X10 Just a 100 HELPS NEEDY Total lr3S Still to be raised A 550 check from the P G and E and Mason City and Clear Lake rail road employes club topped a con siderable number of donations to the GlobeGazette Christmas Cheer Fund Saturday The funds from this club was You Get More For Your Money When You Follow the GIFT SEEKERS GUIDE Hundreds of City needy nsly on this woman not only for subsistence but for tl vicil hi time of Shes Mrs Mubcl IHulsL secretary ol the Social Welfare league wild will see that the GlobeGazette Christmas Cheer Fund Is wisely available aUthaball stRged by slcnt organization here last winter This gift is the largest so far re ceived by the Cheer Fund Many Gifts Donations Saturday came both from organizations and individuals as the above table shows Five dol lar gifts were received from the Kill Kare Klub RooseveltJefferson P T A and the Baptist Ladies aid as well as from William Letts and Mrs Eliza T Randall Mrs Ran dall Is spending the winter in Bel mand with her daughter Mrs R H Klemme A SO note from Bill McAuley was accompanied by a cheery Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The GetTogcther club sent by the secretarytreasurer 01 the or ganization Mrs Gordon A Nichols The Jefferson School Child Study circle donated 51 and the Waahing onMonroe Child Study club S3 thru its officers Mrs E J Bryant presi dent and Mrs 7 H Woohvorth secretarytreasurer Donors Anonymous The Q R Z club miule a donation of A number of anonymous do nations also helped to swell the fund and are shown above as telephone man friend and another friend and similar designations The gifts Saturday included a number of merchandise donations Two YW C A organizations are donating to certain families through the fund and clearing through the Social Welfare league The Tusalata club Is expending and the T N T S5 A donation of 6 is being made by the San Souci club Toys valued at were turned in for distribution through the welfare league These toys were used as en trance fees at a party given at the home of Mr and Mrs Don McPeak Friday night The total amount donated is now nearing the mark with more than 1000 to go to reach the SlSOO goal And Christmas only one week away APPROACHES TO BRIDGE BOMBED Railroad Line Main Outlet for Coal From County in Illinois TAYLORVILLE III Dec 17 OP approaches to a bridge span ning a creek on the Chicago and Il linois Midland railroad between Sicily and Pawnee were blown up early today the sheriffs office re ported The line is the main outlet for coal from Christian county scene of recent violence between opposing factions of coa diggers Special deputies have been guard ing the bridge for some time but none of them reports received here said was in the vicinity when the explosions occurred Dynamite was presumably used Waterloo Crowd Gathers to Lynch Deputys Slayers Mob of 300 Disperses Wife of Slain Man Native of Mason City WATERLOO Dec 17 proximately 300 persons came to the Blackhiwk county Jail last night to seek permission from Sheriff H T Wagner to lynch El mer Brewer 38 and Patrick Grif fin 33 confessed slayers of a sher iffs deputy the sheriff said today Sheriff Wagner said that a rep resentative of the group came to his office and asked him to leave the jail building Asked for a rea son for the move Wagner said he was told that there were approxi mately 300 persons who wanted to lynch the prisoners for the fata shooting of Deputy W P Dilworth and seriously wounding Deputy 11 H Mitchell when they sought to ar rest the men on a charge cf rape Crowl Ones Auily The sheriff told the representa tive that he woukl defend the pri soners against any attack uml asked him to lead his group away from the jail The man then went outside the building to disperse the crowd without trouble Meanwhile county officers went forward with plans to arraign Brewer and Griffin on first degree murder charges today Mitchell wounded in the abdo men and back was reported re covering today in a hospital Admits Kansiis Kohlipry The two admitted Sheriff H T Wagner said that they robbed the bookkeeper of the Hills Rodeo To peka Kann of Dec 4 They fled to Chicago the two asserted bought a cur and drove here Wed nesday They were staying at the Frank Graves farm near here Not knowing the men were wanted for the Kansas robbery Deputy W F Dilworth wns slain when he and Deputy H H Mitchell went to the farm to arrest Brewei on a rape charge filed last spring Pushes Piuvn Knnr The shooting occurred when Griffith pushed down a door of lath and paper separating the two rooms of the house and commanded the officers to raise Iheir hands Dilworth reached tor his gun and both Brewer and Griffith started shooting Dilworth fell and the two fugitives escaped Mitchell managed to drive his car to an Inn He was taken to a hospital after reporting the shooting City Detective Hugh Crumrine and R V Stcaly a railroad fire man overtook Brewer and Griffin Turn lo InRft 1 follmm 2 OPPOSED TO ANY CONFERENCE OF DETONATIONS Administration Informs France It Will Keep Up Discussions WASHINGTON Dec 17 The United States has informed France and given similar indica tions to other debtor nations that the administration is willing to con tinue debt discussions but is op posed to any general conference and can make no offer of revision This was the brief outline of the administrations stand Riven today in an authoritative source while President Hoover and his aides con tinued to watch the efforts of France to form a government and to await other developments abroad No Formal Notes Secretary Mills conferred for more than an hour with the chief executive but was silent as to the meeting Secretary Stimson maintained a similar silence at the state depart ment It was made clear that the indi cations given to debtor nations had not boon transmitted in the form of any new formal notes but had been passed on in previously ex changed notes and informal conver sation with diplomatic represen tatives May Hold Up Message Mr Hoover feels It was stated that in the face of the faults on Dec 35 debt payments the attitude of congress against the creation a commission to review interna tional financial obligations may posr sibly be relaxed No new decision been made I by him howcveras to whenrjils I special message to congress will bo dispatched Indication was given that he would withhold it until de velopments abroad justified its dis patch The president feels it was said that it would be useless to make no attempts whatsoever to regain parL of the defaulted monies Neverthe less lie believes that any negotia tions must be between individual nations ralher than by group act Ion Britten Proposes Tux During the morning Ambassador Paul Claudel of France held a long conference with Secretary Stimson nl the Inttcrs home Neither the ambassador nor the secretary of the state would discuss the conversation Representative Britten R in a resolution todny proposed a tax on the private and governmental securities held by Americans agninst foreign nations which have defaulted their debts to the United States BOUND BY VOTE PARIS Dec 17 designate Joseph PaulBoncour tolrl socialist leaders today he considered any future French cabinet must be Turn z Column i IOWA WEATHER Generally fulr Saturday night nml Stmdiiy colder in extreme soutluvcM portion Saturday night and ex treme cast portion Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 0 Above Minimum In Night S lielow At 8 A M Zero Under tile influence of a south xvind the minimum temperature in Mason City hopped from a sea sons record of 21 Thursday night to 3 below Friday night And the rise of temperature was continuing Saturday WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Dec 17 outlook for thr week beginning Monday Dec 19 For the upper Mississippi and lower MiHsouri valleys generally fair except light snow first of week and again about Thursday north portion warmer Monday colder Tuesday warmer Wednesday or Thursday colder Friday For the northern and central grent plains Generally fair except possibly light snow extreme north portion Monday and again about Wednesday night warmer Monday colder Tuesday warmer Wednes day colder Thursday or Friday   

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