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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 19, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home IT HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ATX NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 19 1933 THIS PAPEP CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 90 East Afraid of Farmers Rural Unrest Stirs Washington More Than Urban IOWA SUSPENDS FORECLOSURES By CHARLES F STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 19 Angry f a r m e rs frighten Wash ington statesmen even more seri ously than urban unrest City disorders are concentrated and can be forc ibly met The 5eomBnry in revolt here there and rapidly spreading at ru ral county seats in comparatively small but mighty numerous groups presents a lem with which authority realizes its practical pow erlessness to deal Last summers outbreak of picket ing in the corn belt thoroughly alarmed Washington officialdom Still More Aches The current winters development of a farmers campaign to cancel ag ricultural obligations by the open exercise of force majure at sheriffs and tax collectors sales makes con servative heads in the national capi tal ache worse yet IT IS NOW several months since Marvel M Logan of Kentucky com menting on a declaration of out andout resistance of tax collections by land owners in a county or two in the southern part of his own state suggested the possibility tha similar miniature rebellions as hi put it might presently begin to ap pear scatteringly elsewhere an gradually multiply until the coun trys whole farm area perhaps would be in a state of insurrection Rising of Tenants The strike and picketing move ment supervened instead but thi was a rising rather of the tenant than of the farm owning class The strikingrenters main objec twas1 the immediate crowding up f Tuhifa FagB Column 3 Hearst Urges Farmers to Back Relief Program CLAIMS WOMEN OPPOSING BEER Mrs Peabody Urges Defea of Bill on Behalf of 40 Million Children WASHINGTON Jan 19 Mrs Henry Peabody chairman the womans national committe for lw in an ope Jeter vo members of congress t day termed the CollierElaine beer bill ridiculous and appealed for its defeat on behalf forty mil lion In a statement made public sim ultaneously Mrs Peabody said a womens revolution had been started in the capitals of 30 states in active protest against their law makers She cited movements which were beg today at St Paul and which will get under way within a few days at DesMoines Lincoln Nebr Denver Colo Cheyenne Wyo Boise Idaho Salt Lake City and other western cities by women pro hibitionists who seek to defeat dry law changes USE INFLUENCE TO OBTAIN LAWS FOR SELF RELIEF Butler Orchestra First at Iowa Farm Bureau Convention DES MOINES Jan 19 Charles E Hearst of Des Moines iresident of the Iowa Farm Bureau ederation in his annual address Before the fourteenth annual con today called farmers of the state to mobilize behind a pro gram of self relief by using their nfluence in procuring legislation vi tal to recovery In the present readjustment the farmers have the opportunity to come out of this depression on ab solute parity with all other Indus Ties It is the greatest oppoitunity in our history if we will seize upon t and make the most of it Hearst declared Stabilize Dollar Three proposals he emphasized now hold out the promise of return Ing agriculture to the level of econ omic the value of the dollar relief legislation pro viding a protective tariff on home consumed farm products and ft nancing for agriculture compatibli with returns from the farm Contending that obligations con tracted when the dollar was cheap cannot be repaid out of present turns from the products sold Hearat i declared we now deman that the value ofWe dollar brought down to affair level an that it be stabilized at that level Back Allotment Flan The domestic allotment plan under consideration by the senat agricultural committee in Washing ton is the relief bill on which far interesSs of the country hav agreed on he told the conventio and it will pass if the farmer take this issue in hand and deman and obtain from their representa tives the same kind of results whic are obtained by those congressme and senators who represent big bus iness We must cut through thi smoke screen of falsehoods an imaginary issues and bear in min he one clear thought that this bi Uncle of Japanese Emperor Dies at 63 TOKIO Jan 19 Michizane Kujo uncle of Emperor Hirohito and member of the house of peers for a number of years died today at the age of 63 of a cerebral blood clot AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Maybe I didnt raise my children right but I done my own disagreeable errands instead o sendin them Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan is different nowadays even the way a coun try gets its freedom We give the Philippines 12 years in two years they are to have a consti tution that is suitable to us I hope they make it ours after 150 years is not suitable to us They owe us some money so we bet their freedom against ten years that they cant pay us that We cant pay our nation al debt in 100 So here is all they got to do to get their freedom get a con stitution that will suit demo crat and repuhlira pay all their debts and keep out of the clutches of Japan Thats what I call a sporting offer Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 2033 McNaught Syndicate Japanese Scouts Find 380 Chinese Frozen to Death Dead Soldiers Besieged by Nipponese Troops Still Clasping Rifles SHANGHAI Jan 19 hundred eighty Chinese soldiers were reported today found frozen to death alter being besieged for Mrs Pedelty DiesPioneer Settler Here Funeral Services Will Be at M E Church on Friday Mrs Elizabeth Bonson Pedelty 87 a pioneer who has lived in the vicinity of Mason City since 1869 died at her home 609 Delaware ave nue northeast at 5 oclock Wednes day afternoon after an illness of a month Funeral services will bo at the First M E church at 2 oclock Fri day afternoon with William H Spence pastor in charge Six grand sons will be pallbearers Mrs Pedelty is survived by children 21 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren The children are James Sam Walter and William of Mason City Mrs Isabel Tyler Granada Minn Mrs Mary C Davidson Des Moines and Alberl of Hughson Cal She was preceded in death by her husband and a son Robert Mrs Pedelty was bom in Galena 111 March 4 1845 the daughter 01 Mr and Mrs James Bonson She was marVied to Simon Pedeltj March 29 1866 at Plattville Wis where they remained for thre years coming to Mason City or March 17 1869 when they settle five miles northwest of Mason Cit where they lived until they retirei 20 years ago to the home wher Mrs Pedelty died lesigned to raise the price level o arm products to the point that ej sted prior to the war is one o the few steps that can be taken a this moment to start the tren jackward toward agricultural re covery Hearst asserted Trend of Resistance Referring to the present trend of resistance by farmers to foreclosure of farm mortgages he declared a change of policy on the part of the creditor must be adopted on the policy of dispossessing worthy rarmers of their homes and proper ty during these distressed times He will either realize it of his accord or public sentiment wul compel him to realize it When conditions over which we have no control make it impossible for us to keep our commitments on those farm mortgages those hold v tain top The report of the tragedy car ried in Chinese newspapers turned attention in the SinoJapanese con troversy back to the original the ater of war Activities were re newed in that area along the Man churian coast south of Mukden a month ago Still Clasping Klflrs The reports said Japanese scouts found the dead Chinese Boldiers still clasping their rifles at their posts on the top of Mount Takushan near the coast between Takushan City and Siuyeu 125 miles south of Mukden The Chinese were hard pressed by Japanese troops and made a final stand on the mountain repulsing several attacksby the Japanese the reports said When the cold weather set in a few weeks ago there was a lull in the fighting The Japanese ceased their attacks and waited in the freezing temper atures at the top of the mountain the beleaguered Chinese found A new deadly as the Japanese sharpshooters In Summer Uniforms When the bodies were found tha reports said they were clad in lightweight summer uniforms These Chinese were described as remnants of the army of General Tang TienMei The Japanese themselves were re ported trapped in the region south of Manchuria during their cam paign against General Tang Seven REFUSE TO DROP GRAINRATE CASE I C C Denies Petition of Chicago Board of Trade and Others WASHINGTON Jan 19 The Interstate Commerce commis sion today refused the petition of the Chicago board of trade and nine middlewestern terminal grain mar ket organizations asking dismissal of the western grain freight rale case The order overruling the motion did not set forth reasons The western grain rate case has been before the commission since 1926 It was originally started as portion of the nationwide inquiry into freight rates under the Hoch Smith resolution orderingthe com mission to establish proper bases for freight rates The commission ordered a revi sion of rates which went into effect Aug 1 1931 Four months later however the railroads pro cured a decision rrom no supreme court overruling the commissions revision and directinga new inves tigation under recent conditions This inquiry has been underway almost a year END FILIBUSTER IN SENATE OVER GLASS BANK BILL loture Rule Fails but Group Agrees to Hour Debate Limit WASHINGTON Jan 19 Volunteer action succeeded where force failed in the senate today and protracted filibuster against the Ulass bank bill gave way By a lone vote the attempt of the democratic leadership to im pose debate sharp out The count was 58 for to 30 against meaning defeat as the margin fell short of the re quired twothirds There followed a turbulent scene of exchanges between Robinson the democratic floor leader his foe and filibuster Long of Louisiana and another Thomas of Oklahoma Passage Applauded Once quiet settled Senator Bor ah R proposed the unani mous consent agreement to restrict each senator to speak one hour on the bill and half an hour on amend ments It went through amid applause Both parties divided on the clo ture vote many having claimed in advance that they opposed the rule n principle but were anxious that he senate not be held up to ridl ule Thirtyjfour democrats and 24 re Twenty epublicans Joined nine democrat nd the one farmerlabor senator ihipstead of Minnesota against Jl Dickinson Votes Yes Dickinson R of Iowa voted for stablishing the cloture rule while irookhart the other lowan oted against it Having definitely discarded plans COME TO GRIEF IN AFRICA ing such mortgages must either co operate until the situation can be worked out or public opinion will compel people to see that justice Is done Tax Reduction Needed Hearst also discussed the neces sity for tax reduction and econ omy in government the need of broadening the tax base to lift a portion of the tax burden from farm property and retention of the direct primary system of nominat ing candidates for office Demanding results Instead of promises parties and personali ties from public officials Hearst told his audience if the people who elect these men to office will but make their wants known all the power of vested privilege cannot prevail against us The time has come he added when we as farmers must put on our fighting clothes and do battle In the interest of our homes our farms and our industry Outlines Relationship M S Winder executive secretary of the American Farm Bureau fed eration in an address outlining the relationship between the state and national organizations urged coop eration on many of the same points which President Hearst hod previ ously emphasized If the protective system of this country is to endure Winder said agriculture should be made a full I Turn to IMBe Bt Column X teen Japanese were reported slain east of Tashihkiao a MukdenDair en railway station when 40 of them were surrounded two days by a Chi nese force The survivors cut their way to safety This was only about 25 miles from Mount Takushan where the Chinese were surround ed Ask Nebraska Backing for New Free Bridge LINCOLN Nebr Jan 19 South Sioux City delegates arrived here to urge support of a bill me morializing Iowa to cooperate Nebraska in establishing with free bridge across the Missouri river at South Sioux City They will appear before a Nebraska leg islative committee Friday Included in the party were Mell A Schmied W H Rockwell F A Gordon Al vin R Johnson and J F DeForest MAN CONFESSES TO THEFT Police Arrest Benson for Sheffield Authorities Money Spent Everett Benson 25 who has been living at 509 Washington avenue southwest confessed to stealing from the house of Maggie Oh lert at Sheffield Jan 13 following his arrest here Thursday forenoon according to police Benson entered the house through a rear door and took the money from under a rug he stated in his signed confession Most of the mon ey was subsequently spent during a stay in Minneapolis he said The man is held here for officers at Sheffield who were expected to take him to the county jail at Hampton to await a hearing 59 Mile Wind Strikes Chicago Lake Front CHICAGO Jan 19 59 mile an hour wind swept along Chicagos Jake front today bowlec over sign boards shattered win dows and tied up electric service to the suburbs The followed a night of warm which brought shoots of grass to parks and lawns train gal rail green Mr Stone Pays for Doing Good Turn OKLAHOMA CITY Jan 19 A Stones good turn cos him He assisted a strange to get his car started The strange invited Stone to ride downtown Thanks said Stone settlin back in his seat I said the host am Prett Boy Floyti See these three pistol I also have a machine gun Glv me your money and get out Joan Page left and her companion British society girls were res cued from ix wild African jungle near Nnlrobi Kenya colony after they had crashed while on u flight from Cape Town to Ixindon Both were injured Another English flyer Lady Bniley seeking an EnglandSouth Africa record wus feured lost in the Sahara desert As sociated Press Stimson Invited to Have Tea With PresidentElect State Secretary Not Know Nature of Discussion or new taxation legislation this esslon democratic house leaders egan considering plans to ellm nate double taxation during a spe al assembly of the new congress n April By unifying taxes to permit the tates to participate in revenue col ected by the federal government hereby eliminating various levies n the same products the democrats ope to raise additional revenue on 10 basis of increased consumption tobacco gasoline and other roducts Have Proposed Ilan Representatives of tobacco and asoline interests already have pro osed to democratic members of the ays and means committee that be ore additional tax legislation is ndertaken these proposals be given consideration They were told however there vas no hope for enactment of such egislation at this session due to he congested situation in congress Vlan Witb Record in Three Countries Held in Kansas City Jail KANSAS CITY Jan 19 Charles Butler 61 who police offi cers say has a police record in Iowa California England and France was held in Wyandotte county jail to day for investigation Sheriff Beck er said the prisoners record includ ed a life sentence at Fort Madison Iowa for bank robbery in 1924 term of four years for smuggling in New York 1902 sentence of 11 months for participation in a gun battle at White Chnpper England 1911 one year sentence for a holdup at St Marie France 1917 WASHINGTONJan 19 CP PresidentElect Roosevelts invita tion to Secretary Stimson to have tea with him today is regarded in official circles as an indication that the presidentelect desires to in form himself more fully on the American Far Eastern policy and other subjects which may be dis cussed tomorrow at the white house conference on foreign affairs with President Hoover Secretary Stimson said today he did not know what subjects are to be taken up The secretary of state added he had merely accepted an invitation and as a guest would not be free in any way to discuss the engagement Soon after Roosevelts arrival at p m a steady stream of democratic leaders in congress was to call at his hotel suite to outline the legislative situation and lay plans for an extra session which probably will be called between April 10 and 17 Then on Friday morning he will present himself at the executive mansion for a second conference with Mr Hoover since the Novem ber elections The far eastern crisis involving the clash betvver Japan and China seemed to be the subject of first moment Grocery Store Bank Building Destroyed by Flames at Humboldt HUMBOLDT Jan 19 this morning destroyed the Badger Savings bank building and Wells grocery store The loss was esti mated at Munson Regains His Plane Speed Record CHICAGO Jan 19 Jack Munson regained today his speed record for commercial planes from Omaha to Chicago He flew the 433 miles In 2 hours 19 minutes averaging 187 miles an hour He was aided by strong westerly winds NORTH IOWA DRY LAW HEAD NAMED Wilson of Fort Dodge to Succeed Parsons as Acting Chief WASHINGTON Jan 19 rector Amos W W Woodcock of the prohibition bureau announced to day that Benjamin W Wilson of Fort Dodge had been appointed act ing deputy prohibition administrator for the northern district of Iowa Wilson will succeed George C Parsons who has been transferred to the fifth enforcement district at New Orleans to act as an investiga tor Wilson has been serving as a spe cial agent in Iowa Counsel for Halloran Denies Competency of Mrs Judd as Witness PHOENIX Ariz Jan 19 UPJ Counsel for John J Halloran cha lengcd today the competence o Winnie Ruth Judd as a witnes against the lumberman at his pre liminary hearing on a charge o being an accessory to the crime o murder on grounds she is of un sound mind unable to comprehen the oath and not a voluntary wi ness Dozen Airplanes Starr Two Lost Flyers Tench Scour North Africa for Lady Bailey Alps for Hinkler ALGIERS Algeria Jan 19 Mary Biilley miss ingon n flight from Englund to Capo Town was found safe and sound todny fifteen miles southwest of Tiitioiin In the col ony of Niger French West Africa PARIS Jan 19 than d07cn French airplanes were en sted today in searches over French erritory in Africa and the Alps egion for Lady Mary Bailey and ert Hinkler two of the British mpires foremost flyers Planes were starting from vari s points in Algeria and Morocco i search for Lady Bailey wife of South African millionaire and lother of five children who has een missing four days on an Eug andSouth Africa speed flight Will Explore Forests French authorites said other lanes would explore forest regions i the vicinity of Dijon and the rench Alps for Bert Hinkler 12 days since he began an Utempt to recapture the England Australia speed record Capt C D Barnard Lady Bail ays instructor left England for northern Africa yesterday to join n the search for his pupil Capt A Mollison transAtlantic flyer vas reported in London as ready o join the search in Africa too but It was understood this would deferred pending the result of French operations Discover New Clew The Paris newspaper Lc Journal said the British flyer Capt W L Wnlly Hope who has been in Switzerland several days looking for his friend HinWer and discov ered a new clew He believed the Australian flyer may have fallen n mountains south of Wctterhorn one of the most imposing of the Bernese Alps having three peaks each more than 12000 feet high He planned to explore there today The Paris paper also said Amy Johnson Mollison the noted British aviatrix and wife of Captain Mol lison had offered to help in the searches Lady Bailey was attempt ing to beat Mrs Mollisons record of four days six hours and 55 min utes for the LondonCapetown night Reports Seeing Object ORAN Algeria Jan 19 conductor of a train on the South ern Oran railroad reported today that he saw an object resembling an airplane on a sandy plain south of here which might have been the machine flown by Lady Mary Bail ey missing South African aviatrix A plane from the Saida Air club was to investigate the report today SENATE PASSES BILL TO REPEAL MANDATORYTAX Makes County Road Levy Optional House Puts Off Economy Bills BULLETIN DBS BIOINES Jan 19 Governor Herring said this af ternoon that ho would issue a proclamation asking that all Jarm mortgage foreclosures withheld during the present emergency and until the legis lature has had an opportunity to net DES MOINES Jan 19 reduction as embodied in the interim committees 525000000 economy program in its first test inthe gen eral assembly today received a clear signal in the senate but hit a stop sign in the house The senate passed the first bill presented which would make op tional the 17 mill secondaryrood construction and maintenance levy and both houses received their first allotment of the interim committees proposals House Delays Action About a dozen bills were reports back favorably for passage after a oint meeting the house and sen ate tax reduction committees last night At the same session the committees agreed to send back only those bills which were consid ered noncontroversial and to refer to the proper measures which were deemed controversial None of the bills In the house got further than their second reading byv ejection Jed byseveral memberii who forced ftepresentatlve C E Malone ot Cass to withdraw a motion for suspension of rules and immediate consideration of the IOWA WEATHER economy measures Urge Two of the bills came back with recommended amendments The committee suggested that the teach era minimum salary law be revised to repeal the minimum salary qual ifications The committee alao amended the bill removing Iowa public bonds from tax exemption to include stock of public utilities Aside from the tax reduction fight interest centered around the efforts to aid farmers to retain their homes The senate followed the lead of the house in passing the resolu tion memorializing the federal gov ernment for a year moratorium on farm mortgage foreclosures Hold Joint Meeting Meanwhile the special emergency legislation committees held a joint meeting this afternoon to devote further consideration to the farm mortgage problem Inasmuch as Governor Herringhas suggested that the legislature declare a mora torium on mortgage foreclosures it s considered likely that the com mittees will adopt a recommenda tion to this effect The committees also were to re eceive seven proposals from Sena or Vincent Harrington of Sioux City Harrington said his proposals were drafted by farm groups in Woodbury and surrounding counties They concern farm mortgages land lords liens and related subjects Lame IucU Bill The house also passed the lame duck amendment to the federal constitution which the senate ap proved previously The measure now goes to the governor for signature In its report to the legislature the interim committee had declared that there had been more widespread demands to repeal the mandatory road levy than for any other legisla tion Some counties it pointed out had gone so far as to reduce the Turn to Fnice IS Column 3 Fair colder In extreme portion Thursday night Friday increasing cloudiness followed by rain or snow In west and ex treme southern portions LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company veather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morn ng Maximum 39 Minimum In Night 12 At 8 A M 12 Rainfall 05 There was a precipitate drop in the temperature during the night The icy condition of streets and highways continued
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