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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT BIAKES AtL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 10 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 81 Debt Relief Biggest Need Lifting Tax Burden of Farmer Must Come Soon By CHARLES P STEWART Jan 10 OPA as the farmer needs higher prjces for his products says Senator Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma he needs debt and taxation relief more If he has the means to satisfy his mortgagee and the county treasurer he can get by somehow until better days He can eat what he pro duces He has a roof He can im provise clothes If he loses his land he starves He must stave off fore closeurc or tax sale AID LAND OWNER URGES TURNER House Ends Farm Relief Debate RAINEY ASSERTS Hoover Ask BILLS PASSAGEArms Trade TO BE ASSURED Senator Elmer Thomas Early thig coVigres s i o n a 1 session the senate democrats met to consider plans They agreed that I nothing is more important than farm aid but relates Senator Thomas no one had a program to offer Has Two Choices Accordingly the Oklahoman and Senators Duncan II Fletcher of Florida and George McGill of Kan sas were chosen to go into the sub ject fully They investigated ex haustively They arrived says Senator Thomas at the conclusion that the farmer must have one or two things 1 An outright subsidy to bridge the gap between what he can pay and what he is required to pay on his indebtedness and to the tax col lector 2 Currency inflation to wipe out that gap as an alternative to St although the American manufacturer has had a tariff sub sidy for years continued the sen ator it is a certainty that the farmer never will get one The any greater exchange value than at present Nevertheless Assuming that the currency ia inflated the farmer will get greater number of dollars Turn to Fane 2 Column 3 NINE KILLED IN TRAIN COLLISION Rumanian Express Hits Rear End of Suburban Train in Snowstorm BUCHAREST Rumania Jan 10 persons were killed and 20 probably fatally injured when an expresp train collided three miles from here with the rear end of a surburban train during a snow storm today Four coaches of the suburban train were demolished Heavy snowfall was seriously hampering rescue work and many injured were in danger of freezing under the wreckage before they could be rescued News reaching friends and rela tives caused panic stricken at tempts to rush to the wreck scene by automobiles motorbuses and taxicabs A defective switch was blamed for the collision which took place at 8 a tn Republican Opponent of Plan Declares It Unworkable BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan 10 3V house today concluded general debate on the farm re lief bill and turned to procedure under which amendments were In order Many attempts to alter the measure Impended WASHINGTON Jan 10 house waded into the last hours of general discussion of the emergency farm relief bill today shortly after a prediction of its approval from representative Rainey the democra tic leader Just two hours and 38 minutes were left for speeches when debate was resumed the firat speaker be ing a republican opponent Clarke of New York I tried hard to swallow the Roosevelt plan Clarke said bu two insurmountable objections re main Administration Difficult Administration is almost impos sible It Is discriminatory because i does not apply to producers of al farm commodities Representative Culleu D N Yi leader of the Tammany delegation told newspapermen a majority o the New 2Tdrk City demdcrtrtS be for the bill We believe that by benefittln the farmer it will benefit the work er in our city Cullen said Finish on Wednesday We will stay here today as long as the house will remain and make every effort to finish up tomorrow Raiiiey said He added that before a final vote the domestic allotment bill may be and oaded down with some other com modities but that he would oppose such amendments including the pro posal to pay a 5 cent a pound bounty on 80 per cent of the butter fat production Suppression Jrges Speedy Action of Congress to Aid in Peace WASHINGTON Jan 10 President Hoover in a special mes age to congress today urged either he speedy ratification of the pro ected convention to suppress trade n implements of war or special leg slation empowering the chief exe cutive to limit or forbid shipment of arms for military purposes The message which has been awaiting presidential approval for several weeks did not mention any specific conflict such as the unoffi cial SinoJapanese war or the differ ences between Paraguay and Bolivia n the chaco Limitation of War The chief executive said however that either ratification of the inter national convention signed at Ge neva in 1925 or the special legisla ion to forbid arms shipments in cases where cooperation could bo obtained with other majoj arms manufacturing nations would aid in the prevention and limitation o war Recent events the president said have emphasized a need for man authority in the control of ship mcnts of arms from the Unitec States for military purposes Would Aid Efforts There can be no doubt he saic that the control of such shipment to areas of prospective and actua international conflict would greatl aid the earnest and unceasing e fOEts XLBtipBBHpw SNELL PREDICTS DEMOCRATS TO FAIL ON BUDGET jamer Says Measures to Raise Revenue Must Wait Turn WASHINGTON Jan 10 Postponement by the democrats of any revenue raising plans until the end of the session and their an nounced intention of depending mainly upon expenditure reductions for bringing the budget into bal ance today brought from the re publican house leader Snell of New York a prediction that they would fail Snell said it was perfectly evi dent that the democrats are not go ng to do anything about balancing the budget this session They dont even intend to try before 10 or 15 days from the end of the session and that means they have thrown It up in despair Fall Down on Both His statement to newspapermen followed renewed word that the democrats would lean heavily on the government reorganizing pow er they propose giving Franklin D Roosevelt Provision for this al ready has been Incorporated in the treasurypoatoffiee appropriation bill which the senate soon must act on The democratic platform W just on balancing tae Three Farms Sold at Foreclosure Without Expected Opposition SIOUX CITY Jan 10 farms were sold under mbrtgage foreclosure at a sheriffs sale today without protest It had been re ported that a group of farmers would dispute the sale but none ap peared at the courthouse such conflicts However for one nation alone to engage In such prohibitions while other nations continue to supply arms is a futility Moreover it would tend to give advantage to one na tion over another by Increasing the war potentialities in manufacture and skill of noncooperating na tions Expect No Action Chairman Borah called a meeting of the senate foreign relations com mittee for tomorrow to consider the message The message created littlo interest among republican and dem ocratic leaders who predicted noth ing would be done about it this ses sion Senator Borah has been on oppon ent of the international convention for six years and he recalled that when it was before the foreign re lations committee before several years ago considerable opposition arose against ratification Iowa Senate Offers Tribute to Coolidge DES MOINES Jon 10 Iowa senate today adopted a con current resolution expressing deep est sympathy to Mrs Calvin Cool idge on the death of the former president and paid tribute to Mr Coolidge A copy of the resolution will be sent to Mrs Coolidge AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I reckon most women think they married for love but the love o three square meals figured in it too unless they was under twenty SENATE BODY TO REOPEN PROBE Hires Seabury Counsel for Inquiry Into New York Stock Mart WASHINGTON Jan 10 Clearingthe way for resumption of its investigation into the New York stock market tomorrow the senate banking committee decided today to employ Irving Ben Coop er New York associated counsel of the Seabury investigation to conduct the inquiry The committee resumes its inves tigation tomorrow with a public hearing in connection with the sale of Kreuger and Toll securities in this country Chairman Norbeck announced that eight witnesses have been summoned for tomorrow Norbeck has announced the pur pose of the hearing is to find out to what extent the American in vestor has been played for a sucker by European promoters with the help of American bankers and tht stock exchange HOUSE CONFERS WITH ROOSEVELT Session After Meeting With Stimson Believed to Be Significant NEW YORK Jon 10 E M House intimate adviser of President Wilson on foreign affairs went into a luncheon conference with PresidentElect Roosevelt to day Following closely upon yester days meeting between Roosevelt and Secretary Stimton significance was attached to the House confer ence of today The two meetings were coupled by some to mean that possibly im mediate action is in prospect in the field of foreign affairs under the direction of the presidentelect and with the cooperation of the state department However no word was immedi ately forthcoming from the Roose velt home Colonel House was proposed by President Hoover as a possible choice for conducting the debt ne gotiations in whch he unsuccessful ly sought joint action by Mr Roose velt Alex Decides Against Operation and Flees From Hospital Ware SEATTLE Jan 10 by glimpses of gleaming instru meats Alex Cizaski 48 decided hi didnt need an operation So while the doctors and nurse were out of flight he fled from hi ward clad only In a nightgown a blanket Sighted two hours later a police man gave a desperate chase am managed to seize the blanket bu Cizaski got away Later he was cap tured aid and while they have spent more effort on beer than on balanc ng the budget it is evident they ill fall down on both Depends on Beer Shortly after Shells pronounce ient Speaker Garner told newspa ermen that in his opinion whether he democrats take up tax legisla ion at this session depends upon the beer and farm relief Ills are passed and signed If we dont get our program assed and sigped the vice pres dentelect said whats the use to ake up taxes If our bilia work ut as we plan however I would be lad to see a tax bill passed at this ession I would raise heaven anfl arth to get It through Garner repeated that plans on the roposed higher income tax bill await disposition of the beer ill and the economy measures in he senate Impossible to Tell It is Impossible at the present moment he maintained to tell hotv uch money is needed and he said would be some time before it ould be determined how much rev nue would be required to meet the nticlpated treasury eflcit In the next fiscal year If the program shapes up with n the next three weeks or thirty days well push a tax bill Garner laid Chairman Collier said he did not plan to call the ways and means committee together until it was de ermined how much revenue had to be raised Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan 10 men went on a hunt ing trip you would soon learn which was the best cook which the surest hunter to bring in the meat you would find that each excelled in something that was useful to all Now nations are just so many men like these Each can pro duce something better and cheaper than the rest maybe its by nature climate talent or thrift If the U S Canada Ar gentine and Russia furnished the wheat a set amount each at a set price which is profitable and livable to the producer Colton and meat producing countries the same way in exchange for this Germany is allowed exclu siveness for the things she ex cels in France for her luxuries England Japan and all of em the same Even every little na tional has something they could make a good living on if given an exclusive world market at a reasonable price Why is it if I raise something and you make something cant we make a trade Why do I have to attempt making at what you make and you have to try to raise what I raise on land thats not suitable t Now dont write any letters telling me your plan wont work I know it wont too It will never be tried You ask whats the joke of it Well heres the joke Among the commodities which we could prove we excelled in is off icehoiaers and politicians cut wheat meat cotton and auto mobiles we send em all the politicians they need For in stance Russia some senators for some vodka little Nicaragua some congressmen for some bananas I tell you the wbol2 fool scheme lg worth trying just for the sake of this lost part If we can furnish the world with our politicians we can compete with em Yours WILL ROGERS CCopyrlght 1033 McNnushl Syndicate North Dakota Closes in on Men Named in Devils Lake Killing FARGO N Dak Jan 10 Federal officers today said Adolph Schutte arrested on a Montana sheep ranch last Friday was the man they sought as the actual kill er of Charles Sneesby at Devils Lake in 1924 Only two of six men indicted by a federal grand jury now are at liberty One defendant Jake Spiesman was returned here from Muscatine Iowa and is held here Another is in the state insane hospital and the fourth is serving a five year state prison term for burglary at Hills boro N Dak This Ad Brot Results keys in brown leath er case Ph 226TW Reward I certainly am pleased with the GlobeGazette wnntnds said Mrs C W Seldcl 210 Twenty fifth street southwest who or dered the above advertisement to appear li Mondays paper I have myv keys back today Japanese Seize Pass and Block Chinese Troops Frustrate Attempt to Defend Ricb Mongolian Province From Invaders TOKIO Jan 10 cavalry and Infantry units occupied Cliiumenkow pass in the great wall of China today blocking a further pouring of Chinese troops through that famous gate into Jehol It was the second strategic posi tion taken by the Japanese in a week to block off China from the rich Mongolian province and frus trate Chinese attempts to defend it against impending invasion an nounced by Japanese military com mander Occupation of the Chinese city of Shanhalkwan just a week ago by Japanese shut off the eastern gate only a short distance from where the wall comes down to the sea Chiumenkow is 1Z miles north of Shanhalkwan and near where the 2000 year old barrier turns west ward A communique from the Chin chow Manchuria headquarters of the Nishi division said a Japanese column mostly cavalry left Shan haikwan early in the morning and occupied Chiumenkow at a m This confirmed a Rengo Japanese news agency dispatch which said cavalry and infantry had taken over the fortification The communique said the rising sun banner was hoisted over the walled town after a brief skirmish The Rengo dispatch said there was no resistance although one of the Chinese regiments expelled from Shanhaikwan were reported en trenched there REPORT ON LONG OUSTER HANDED TO LEGISLATORS Appropriations Measure Among Flood of Bills in Assembly BUDGET REPORT ON PAGE 8 DES MOINES Jan 10 troduction of important proposed legislation in the house and trans action of routine matters in the sen ate occupied the attention of the Iowa state legislature today as itj awaited delivery of Gov Dan Tur ners biennial message Following immediately after the 75 reduction and economy measures of the Interim committee received yesterday by both houses came the biennial appropriation bill Drafted on the basis of the rec ommendation of Oscar Anderson budget director it provides for an appropriation of 1390603J a re duction of from tlie ap propriation for the current bien nium Report on Long The report on the suspension J W Long from the office of statn auditor also was placed on the desk of the legislators as they met for he joint session to hear the gover nors message this afternoon Governor Turner in transmitting he voluminous report in records asked the legislators to give prompt attention to impeachment action against Long whom he suspended April 20 for alleged expense account padding and other alleged irregular ities The governor also sent to the joint session the Norris lame duck1 amendment to the United State willb acted session and Iowa is expected to add its ap proval without opposition Duty of Governor In transmitting the Long report to the legislators Governor Turner said It being made the duty of the governor to thus act with prompt ness it is plain that the law con templates equally prompt action by you It Is therefore your duty to make this one of the first matters of business to receive your atten tion The entire record is made a part of this roport and will be placed upon your desks and sliould in my opinion receive your immed iate attention It may be argued for political reasons that the entire matter should be passed over How are petty grafting and peculation to he avoided in the future If when such things are found to exist they are allowed to go unpunished Demand Investigation He then quoted the section of the law providing that if the legislature does not act it constitutes a revo cation of the Order of suspension He said The case is in your hands It is for you to decide whether such con duct is to be condemned or con doned The governor declared that good IN LAST APPEARANCE GOVERNOR DAN TURNER Highlights in Message of Governor DES MOINES Jan 10 Recommendations made by Gov Dan W Turner in his biennial mes sage to the state legislature today included the following 1 Repeal mandatory levies and reduce salaries for immediate sav ing 2 Consolidate state departments reduce inspection forces ASKS ASSEMBLY TO REVISE LAWS OFFORECLOSURE Declares Present Poor Laws of State Are Antiquated TEXT ON PAGE 10 DES MOINES Jan 10 vision of the mortage foreclosure laws to protect the land and home owner in the present emergency and of the act providing for tax sales and extra penalties was ad vocated today by Gov Dan Turner In his biennial message to the state legislature Declaring that the present pool laws of the state are antiquated and are insufficient to meet ade quately the present emergency situ ation the governor also urged changes to make It possible for counties to obtain poor relief loans from the Reconstruotion Finance corporation The governor devoted much at tention to taxation directing atten tion to decreased revenues through inability of many persons to pay their taxes While a number of his more than 20 recommendations dealt with tax reduction he assert ed tax revision to be equally Imepr ntive Advocates Income Tax He reiterated his advocacy of n state Income tax urged a reduc tion in the Mat of tax exempt se curities passage of a law taxing chain stores and Increase In the assessed valuation of public utili ties Itwas his that fronvUmlirect Davenport Fire DAVENPORT Jan 10 supposedly caused by faulty wiring destroyed the old pattern shop of the Davenport locomotive works causing an estimated loss of 000 government and clean and honest official service demand that you thoroughly investigate the matter Long was suspended from office April 20 1932 by the governor after a special commission had investi gated and reported on charges against him Repeal Marriage Iaw Bills to repeal the five day mar riage law and the legislative ex pense act abolish state aid to county farm bureaus and combine the duties of the budget director with the state auditor were filed in the house The marriage license repealer is sponsored by Representative C E Malone of Cass county who also filed the measure affecting the bud get and the farm bureau Representative S Durant of Hancock county is the author of the legislative expense act repeal er This bill was held unconstitu tional several months ago by the state supreme court and thousands of dollars has been returned to the state treasury by former legisla tors The bill to repeal the five day marriage law probably will encoun ter considerable opposition especial ly from womens organizations who were behind the measure when it passed the fortyfourth assembly two years ago Ask Tax on Chains The combining of the duties 01 the state budget director with the state auditors office is in flne with recommendations which Governor Elect Herring is expected to maki in his message to the legislatun Thursday The house has received severa petitions from businessmen in Wa pello Mahaska and Montgomery Turn to Tnge 2 Column ure equalization of tax burden 5 Adopt state income tax 6 Provide revenue from indirect ources to meet depleted condition if state treasury Stop Tnx Exemption 7 Shorten or eliminate list of tax securities 8 Enact a law for taxing chain tores 9 Revise law providing for tax ales and extra penalties to meet imergency atuation 10 Provide state treasurer shall landle all funds of state educational nstiLutions appropriations to be nade by legislature 11 Devise plans that will elim nate extravagance and encourage ound business administration at tale university 12 Provide that board oE audit irect and control expenditures of nstltutions under boards of control and education 13 Increase assessed valuations ilaced on public utility property Insure Fair Riites 14 Adopt regulations for tele ihone companies to insure fair ntes 15 Give attention to decline in eceipts of primary road fund 16 Encourage use of Iowa pro nets by Iowa people 17 Provide employment for Iowa risoners and protect Iowa manu acturers from sale of prison made oods from other states 18 Support enforcement of pres ent laws for controlling liquor raffic rather than any effort to ibregatc same 19 Defeat any effort to repeal primary law 20 Revise mortgage foreclosure aw to protect land and home own er 21 Amend statutes to permit counties to borrow from Recon struction Finance corporation for oor relief CONTINUES TO QUESTION HINCH Sheriff Making Further In vestigation of Womans Death The work of questioning Pau Hinch held In the county jail on a charge of murder continued Mon day night but no new developments were reported Tuesday morning by Sheriff J M Robertson who con ducted the questioning A request to see M L Mason county attorney Tuesday morning was made by Hindi and a meeting arranged Hinch was arrested Saturday to investigation in connection with th death of his wife Dec 29 Charge were filed Sunday when Hinc waived preliminary hearing nn was bound over to the grand jur with bJa bond set at 510000 itreasury Directingattention to econ omy program he said Iowas tax bill had been reduced 20000000 in 1631 and 1932 He said he be lieved more than 10000000 reduc tion con be made this Year by im mediately repealingmandatory lev ies and reducingsalaries and that by following the economy program the J20000000 slaving can be more than duplicated in the next two years In addition he advocated a man datory tax reduction law on the principle of the Elliott bill of two years ago Another of the economy suggestions was that state depart ments be consolidated and that state inspection forces be reduced Talks on Foreclosures Asserting that Iowa farm mort gages have been foreclosed at an alarming rate in recent months Uie governor said that Holders o irst mortgages justify foreclosure pon the ground that it is neces ary to protect and perfect their en upon the crops by first de andlng the appointment of a re elver Large eastern insurance and an companies have overworked his excuse he said This is obvi us when it is found certain of heae companies are regularly len ent with the farmer with a thin quity and just as regularly Insis ent upon foreclosure upon the ightest default against the farm r with a substantial equity when the mortgagee can make a profil pon resale as soon as a sheriffs eed issues The practice of the joint stock banks In this and all other re pects has been ruthless and des ructive to the farm owner The ag gregate result of these practices as been to put honest deserving armers out of their homes with vi ious deficiency judgments hanging vcr their heads and to glut the and market with Iowa farms al orced sales Must Rovlsft IAW It is vital that this legislature revise the mortgage foreclosure aw to protect the land and home owner In the present emergency Such revision among other things hould lengthen the time required Continued on 10 IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday much colder beginning late Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 46 Minimum in Night 87 At 8 A M 40 The temperature did not evei touch freezing Monday night Thats some record foe January   

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