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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 1, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                x E HO t r i i c r or OWA 3 IO I N ES IA North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 102 I Congress to Back Leader Roosevelt to Have Hard Problems to Solve By CHARLES F STEWART WASHINGTON Feb 1 No politically experienced person ever has doubted that President Roosevelt would have to call an ex tra session of congress before his a d m i n istratlon was many weeks old That he and the democratic managers have decided upon m i dA p r 11 or thereabouts for the lawmakers to convene con sequently hardly British Not Planning Great Swapping Deal rates as startlini news Indeed on ex tra session Is the countrys due It elected the New Yorker by a landslide and gave him thump ing majorities li the Ben ate and house of repre Senator sentatives to ef Huey Long feet a fundamen tal change in national conditions as speedily as possible And he scarce ly would be acting speedily If he were to wait until next Decembe for the legislators to meet There has been some inclination to be sure to find fault with thi democrats for accomplishing prac tically nothing during tbe lame duck interval Minority in Senate This obviously is unfair Not onl liave they the white house sti against them they are in a minor ity of one in the senate and thei a favorable margin in the house a mighty narrow It is true that the G O P canno depend on the senates progressiy republicans but neither can th effersonians sssj the upper congressional omber Even in tlie lower chamber tier has beeij a little disagreement in i ranks over taxation questions Thepresidents extra call ha th spring however will bring togethi a congress consisting of a senal with a democratic majority of nea ly 30 fand a sister house in whic Turn lo rage 2 Column 3 m IOWA SENATE PASSES FARM BILL LONDON HOPES TO GET ANOTHER DEBTS HOLIDAY ohamberlain Opposed to Too Early Return to Gold Standard LONDON Feb 1 Britain does not look upon the ap proaching debt conference at Wash ington as a great swapping deal Neville Chamberlain chancellor of the exchequer declared today at a luncheon of American newspaper correspondents Neither can England contem plate with equanimity return to the gold standard until we are certain that it will work better than it did lust before we left it he said Great Britain believes in a stable international standard of value but there are many condi tions to be fulfilled before she re turns to gold Enumerates Conditions He enumerated some of those conditions First settlement of the war debts problem second lower ing of trade barriers third modi fication of the maldistribution of gold and fourth settlement of dis turbing world political problems or progress toward their solution Frankly and candidly the chan cellor answered questions when he finished his speech At no time I he place great emphasis upon I 2 HAMPTON MEN HURT IN MISHAP Condition of Harold Dirst Considered Critical at Hospital HAMPTON Feb Hamp ton menwere injured one of them critically in a headon collision at 6 oclock last night on highway 10 between Hansell and Dumqnt Har old Dirst Is confined to the Luther an hospital and Is suffering from a fractured skull Dirst and Leo both Hamp ton insurance men were returning to Hampton when the Ford coupe In which they were riding collided with a Hudson coach owned by G W Rhinehart of Waverly Seven persons were in the Waverly car but suffered only minor injuries from the accident and were taken to Waverly Both cars were badly damaged Ryan suffered severe cuts and bruises and was dismissed from the hospital a few hours after he was admitted Dirst is associated with his father Frank Dirst in the In surance business I AUNT HET By Robert Quillen ton next month Recovery of confidence bythe na tionsand the peoples la the key to the solution of most of the worlds problems he declared adding tlia thebest thing yet done was Mr Roosevelts invitation to Sir Ronald Lindsay the British ambassador to visit him at Warm Springs for the personal exchange of views the lad last week Wot British Conception In connection with his declara tlon that the Washington meeting will not he a swapping deal Mr hamberlain said The conception of concession by Great Britain in return for the scaling down of war debts is not a British conception The British view is that thes obligations are not those of an or dinary debtor and creditortjl tna adjustment is as much in the Inter est of the creditor nation as of th debtor The agreements achieved at th imperial economic conference In Ot tawa last summer cannot be tor up he said and the British gov ernments hands are tied by thos agreements so far as they affec any arrangements with the Unite States at Washington Called by League As for a suggestion that the pro jected world economic conferenc tentatively scheduled for London b shifted to Washington he polnte out that the meeting was called b the league of nations but that responsible representations wer made he believed they would given consideration His outspoken utterances on th debts and the gold standard wer drawnfrom him by the correspon dents who fired questions at hi as though he were under attack the house of commons The answers he gave were much more detailed and frank than a cabinet minister usually gives to questioners in the house A possibility that the United States will grant a moratorium on further war debt payments from Great Britain until a rew settle ment Is completed was reported to it Ive got a lot to answer for up there but I never faked a sick spell on a cold mornin to make Pa get his own breakfast TWO HURT AS LOCOMOTIVE EXPLODES Two members of the engine crew of this train were Injured when 5ts engine exploded near Marston moor N Dak This picture shows some of the debris along the tracks after mishap Associated Press Japanese Give Up Some Objections to League Stand o Not Expect New Terms to Be Acceptable Plan Withdrawal TOKIO Feb 1 Japan has withdrawn some of its objections o the league of nations program for conciliation of the dispute with China but the government Is not its Keyitei If they are not Japanwill seri ously consider withdrawal from the society of nations a of fice spokesman said leaving it to survive if it can without this coun trys participation But if it docs survive said the spokesman it will be a grcatlj changed organization Accept Participation The new Japanese offer evolvec at a special cabinet meeting ac cepts participation in the process of conciliation if the league drops its intention to declare against rec ognition of the state of Man chukuo and places limits upon the competence of the conciliation com mission Foreign Minister Uchida ob tained the emperors approval of the new program this morning and forthwith cabled instructions to the delegation at Genevr He described the message as very important Expect to Withdraw We are not hopeful that the league will accept our terms his spokesman said If they are re fused publication of a report by the league council as provided for in the covenant is inevitable The nature of that report will deter mine whether Japan shall with draw from the league In view of the present atmos phere at Geneva is seems likely that we shall be compelled to withdraw Then it will he seen whether the league can survive If it does survive it will be a greatly changed organization Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Feb snow that was to melt yesterday didnt melt it was unusual snow You see the chamber of commerce had led these folks to the mountains You can always trace all dev ilment to a chamber of com The chamber didnt figure it would snow because they had passed no resolution demanding snow But it did snow Well you takers put him snowdrjf anyTvK5reelsi7 wherehe cant see a fffling sta tion or a cafeteria and he Is ready to write out his vlll There wasnt a suit of long underwear in the bunch Now we got to set em under these orange trees for three months to thaw em out We can and do live on climate but it takes a real northerner to dl gcst those snow balls Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNauglU Syndicate Tum to 3 Column 3 Proclamation to Lift Tariff on Footwear Is Signed by President WASHINGTON Feb 1 President Hoover today signed a proclamation increasing the foot wear tariff The increases will apply to fabric uppers rubber soled footwear and boots shoes and other footwear consisting wholly or chiefly of rub ber The proclamation was issued af ter a report by the tariff commis sion and carries out Its recommen dations that the present duty of 35 per cent assessed on the foreign value of these articles henceforth shall be assessed on the basis of the American selling price New Hampton Farmer Upsets Lantern and Stock Die in Flames NEW HAMPTON Feb A Merkle a tenant on a farm five miles northeast of here owned by the Hennepin Investment company of Davenport stumbled while do ing his chores Monday and upset a lantern in the barn Fire which fol lowed destroyed 75 head of live stock and a quantity of grain The 3000 loss was partly insured Weather Aids Police in Catching Suspect DALLAS Feb 1 eel was preferred to cold night air by a burglar suspect who clad only in underwear leaped from the sec ond story window of his hotel room as detectives knocked on his door The detectives sat down and wait ed Presently the telephone rang Im ready come and get me the suspect begged They did Burlington 100 Years Old BURLINGTON Feb 1 Chamber of Commerce authorize a centennial celebration commem orating the settlement of Burlington in 1833 Treston Mutual Insurance Head Dies in Rockwell Prominent in Business and CoOperative Groups Many Years ROCKWELL Feb E Treston 70 president of the Cerro Gordo county Farmers Mutual in surance company died here at oclock last night He had LARSON RESIGNS ELIGIBILITY POST No Successor Appointed for Member of SUI Group Under Fire IOWA CITY Feb 1 PvessCitizen said today that Prof Penning Larson one of mem lers of the eligibility committee of the University of Iowa athletic council recently under alumni fire lad submitted his resignation to President Walter A Jessup of the university The paper said that Larson re signed on Jan 4 the day after the athletic council reversed the ruling of the eligibility committee on Ed Break and Ivan Blackmer basket ball players declared definitely in eligible by the Big Ten last Satur day After considerable alumni protest the board overruled its committee to declare the playern eligible pend ing conference action President Jessup whom the PressCitizen reached by telephone in Chicago said that action on a successor had not heen taken Professor Larson confirmed his resignation by saying My resigna tion was prompted by the belief that a board divided on a matter of principle cannot function properly The English professor has heen rf member of the board for two years Rockwell business andfarmers co operative organizations for many years Although Mr Treston had been in failing health the past few years hehad been up until recently His deatii ToiVwIng that or Frank j Paul secretary of the insurance company marked the second re cent death In the company Cashier 20 Years Born in Wisconsin in 1862 Mr Trestoii went with his family to Wilkes Barre Pa In 1885 the fam ily moved to Dougherty township near here Two years later Mr Treston was married to Julia Burke After living on the farm several years Mr Treston and fam ily moved to Rockwell where he served for 20 years as cashier of the Farmers State bank At the time of his death Mr Treston was president of tbe Farm ers Telephone company of Rock well He was elected president of the Cerro Gordo Farmers Mutual insurance company in January and previously had held the position of treasurer Was Rockwell Treasurer Mr Treslon was also treasurer of he incorporated town of Rockwell He had been prominent in coopera ive associations and during his life lad served as secretary for the Farmers society Mr Treston was member of the Catholic church The funeral will probably be Fri day Surviving Mr Treston besides us wife are three sons and four daughters The sons are Edward G of Quincy Hi Martin of Rockwell James of Long Beach Cal and the daughters are Mary and Sister M Sheila of Chicago Mrs Elizabeth Kelch of Dougherty and Catherine at home Loss From Osage Fire Estimated at OSAGE Feb an official adjustment of damages from the fire which destroyed the Farmers Cooperative Elevator company fire yesterday has not been made the loss is believed to be about 15000 The property was fully protected by insurance Plan Annual Meeting WESLEY Feb annua meeting the Farmers CoOpera tive society will be held next Mon day at the Kleinpeter hall John Lochig is president Olaf Funne mark secretary and Ed Hlldman manager GERMANY WILL HOLD ELECTION 6 IN 11 MONTHS Hitler Receives Decree 1 for Dissolution of Reichstag BERLIN Feb 1 Adolf Hitler obtained from Presi dent von Hindenburg today a de cree for dissolution of the reichstag scheduled to meet next Tuesday This means a new election the sixth in 11 months The new chan cellor is confident of victory The election was set for March 5 In reaching this decision to go to the people Hitler forgot his dif ferences with his former political opponents and joined forces with Al fred Hugenberg the nationalist leader Franz von Papen the former chancellor both of wiiom are mem bers of his cabinet and with the president himself In the past eleven months there mve been two reicbstag elections wo presidential elections one of them a runoff and one Prussian election In addition there have beeu many diet elections in the smaller states Favors Dissolution Hitler strongly favored dlssolu tion both the reichstag and the Prussian diet as his followers in their jubilance over his accesslo may he counted upon t spirited campaign in a election Dr Hugenbcg was less enthusia tic The nationalists lost heavily in the recent Lippe state election in which Hitlers national socialists showed gains To start the ball rolling the rnssian nazis presented a motion dissolve the Prussian diet This vas certain to pass as both the Na is and their foes the communists avor dissolution and command a najorlty of the votes Trust In Election By having all the public Instru ents of propaganda especially the adio broadcasting system at its isposal the cabinet reportedly opes the new elections may bring safe government majority trough the campaign slogan With Hindenburg and Hitler for ermany President von Hindenburg reap ointed Dr Franz Guertner minis er of justice in the von Papen and chleicher cabinets to the same of ice In the Hitler cabinet This com ileted the Hitler ministry Post Left Open The justice post was left open vhen the cabinet was formed with mtionalists and national socialists n Monday in the hope that the centrists would join The latter de fined to participate however President Kerrl convened the 3russian diet in plenary session Saturday to discuss the dissolution motion for that body Two days after Hitlers junker lazi cabinet was sworn in the death toll in disorders mostly be tween nazis and communists and the more radical socialists reached five and the number of wounded more than 60 Hundreds of others were arrested lowans Lose to Strangers in Card Game REJECTS HOUSE PLAN FOR RELIEF OF MORTGAGORS Rockwell Farmer and Friend Identify One as Sharper CHICAGO Feb 1 Iowa farmers who lost 5304 yesterday In a card game with four strangers in a flat near the stockyards appealed to the police and today identified Thomas Thoresen 41 as one of the men Amandus E Pitzenberger of Rockwell sold a consignment of cattle for His friend Robert Conliss of Pocahontas sold his for 551 As theyleft the yards four men one in overalls engaged them in onversation A card game was ar anged in a nearby flat Both lost 11 their earnings and their new ound friends returned 510 to elp them get back home The farmers talked it over re ailed the flat had only a table and few chairs and reported the game o the police A guard was placed Thoresen was arrested at the flat early today and identified by the lowans He insisted they merely played in hard luck The police were undecided whether the farmers had been vie timized or their luck had run against them Amandus B Pitzenberger who t about 26 years of age is the son o Phillip Pltzenberger who lives on and one half miles north and flv mileswest of Rockwell Senate Measure Is Much Less Drastic Than House Act DES MOINES Feb 1 state senate today passed its own plan for farm mortgage foreclos ure relief through arbitration and sent it over to the house for con sideration Divergent bills had been drafted by the respective houses and the senate today resorted to parlia mentary procedure to obtain house consideration of the senate plan The senate measure is consider ably less drastic than the house bill passed 97 to 3 last night which pro des for suspension of foreclosure iroceedings from the time applica ion is made for arbitration Substitutes Body On motion of Senator George atterson of Kossuth the senate ubstltutcd the body of its own bill or that of the house struck out 11 after the enacting clause of the louse bill and then corrected the itle to conform The result of this procedure was o leave the bill which was paused unanimously by the senate with only the house Identification and with the senate bill added there after The senate adopted several amendments pud rejected others before placing the bill on final pas sage Amendment De tea ted It defeated an amendment pro Cafeteria Equipped to Serve 1200 Stands Idle m New Buildinj LOUISVILLE Feb 1 elaborate cafeteria fully equipped with ranges refrigerators pots and pans with facilities to serve 1200 people but no cooks or gro cerieg stands idle in Louisvilles new federal building Under government regulations employes are the only ones elig ible to operate it James P Thomas custodian says no em ploye has shown a disposition ti start Postmaster G Carney Cross says he hopes no one does because he believes it would be unsuccess ful Cross says final disposal of the shiny new equipment is a problem for the treasury department lowan Receives Bequest CHICAGO Feb 1 Orvilie H Tousey Jr Cedar Rapids forme Iowa university track athlete re ceived from the estate o C H Tousey 63 retired engineer Boy Not 15 Years Old Weighs 340 Pounds Nearly 8 Feet Tall ALTON IK Feb I talk diet to Robert Wadlow for hell hear none of it Robert who will be 15 years old Feb 22 tips the scales at 340 pounds but wishes to gain a little His height is 7 feet 8Vb Inches The youth who is In his second year in high school spends part of his time taking tare of his five months old brother but he doesnt wish the baby to be as large as he Is when he grows up He finds his size a bit of a han dicap in play with other boys Pastors Salary in Hogs Music Lessons HINTON Feb 1 budget problem is no longer a worry to the Rev W E Ellison pastor of the Community Methodist church He takes part of his salary In farm products Including hogs and music lessons His three children are the ones who get the music lessons LITTLE HOPE FOR BANKRUPTCYACT Application to Railroads Is Criticized by I C C Committee WASHINGTON Feb 1 pessimistic prospect for enactment of bankruptcy revision legislation this session was seen today by Sen ator Hastings R chairman of a subcommittee working on it after the legislative committee of the interstate commerce commis sion had criticized its application to railroads The I C C committee headed by Commissioner Joseph B East man disapproved strongly of Hast ings own bill for the purpose The house bill would extend relief to individuals corporations drain ago and other improvement dis tricts and railroads Cut Down Employes Delving into the affairs of the Baltimore and Ohio one of the big gest borrowers from the Recon j struction corporation a senate com mittee learned from Daniel Wlllard today that the road had cut its list of employes by more than half dur ing the last three years Reduction of force still is going on the B and O president said and he expects the line to earn its interest charges during this year without borrowing from the Re construction corporation Willard said a good portion of B and O indebtedness was In bonds maturing in 1995 and in re sponse to questions added there was no sinking fund to care for them at maturity Would Not Bar Loans Eastman advised the senate banking subcommittee not to block all further loans to the railroads saying advances can be safely made to some of the carriers Answeringa question propound ed yesterday by Senator Wagner D N Eastman told the sub committee considering the Couzens resolution to suspend all further loans to the roads that Its enact ment would be unwise Government loans to railroads are justified in my opinion he said if funds cannot be obtained on reasonable terms from private sources If it appears that the se curity offered will be adequate and if it further appears that the re sults will promote or protect the public interes posed by Senator jiS Black Hawli whichi would i deprive the court of jurisdiction1 on fore DAYS BUSINESS DBS MOINES Feb atc and house mortgage relict proposals appeared headed for conference committee Senate passed and sent to the house its plan for farm mort gage relief Both houses received bill to authorize scrip mouey issues by counties to replace tax levies for poor relief House made resolution to ap point new tax reduction commit tee and authorize study of state bureaucracy special order of bus ness for a m Thursday Measures to rearrange election ballot an economy move were introduced in both houses closure proceedings until the mat ter had been submitted to the ar bitration committees or had the consent of the property owner Senator Wenner said he did not believe the original bill went far enough and that it should deprive the court of jurisdiction This view Was opposed by Sena tor John K Valentine who contend ed that in fairness to all parties there should not be n blanket moratorium on foreclosures Can Hetaln Possession The senate adopted an amend ment authorizing the court to take possession of the property involved and allow the owner to remain in ossession where it was deemed ad isablc It also approved an amendment to his amendment by Senator George Wilson of Polk to permit the court to retain possession after sale and during the redemption period Senator Roelofs proponed that the bill apply to city homes pur chased under contract but withdrew his amendment when opposition de veloped Earlier in the session an effort was made to have the senate substi Tum tn 1uRtt it Column 3 Wegman Files Suit for Gasoline Taxes DES MOINES Feb 1 was filed by L J Wegman state treasurer against the Des Moine Independent Oil company to recove December and January gasolln taxes alleged to be due In the sum of IOWA WEATHER Generally fair colder in southeast much colder in northeast portion Wednesday night Thursday Increasing cloudiness followed by nnow In ox t rein e west LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Minimum in Night At 8 A M Rainfall A touch of wintry 37 26 26 1 3t weather ap peared Wednesday morning with in dications from the weather war there would be more snow   

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