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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                V North Iowas ILY PA Edited for the Home i E fi H I 3 I il f 1 1 IL Of I 0 V 1 o i U s i i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXIX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7 1933 THIS PAPEll CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 107 Simple Farm Aid Offered Shipstead Plan May Be Criticized on Other Points By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I NGTON Feb 7 CPA An easy to un derstand depres sionrelief plan Is a curiosity Senator Heu rik Shipstead of Minnesota r e cently submitted one pend ing in Sngress to save mort gaged farmers Whatever else critics may say its simple Even some m o rtgagees have begun to admit that farm debts must be acaleu downward or the creditors must take nearly all the farms and they do not want them How ever all reduction programs sug gested hitherto call for wholesale reappraisals to determine present day land values Which would take from three to five years too slow says Sena tor Shipstead e s To meet this objection a two or three year moratorium is proposed Which would only delay an swers the Minnesotan a readjust ment that ought to he immediate Land TJnsalable Until agricultures load is light ened land will continue unsalable anyway therefore no definite value can be placed upon it As a basis there must be an acceptance of valuations recognized at the time mortgages were given Neverthe less there must be a stiff write down In all outstanding mortgages Regardless of the relative mer its of inflation and deflation we appear to be embarked upon a cleancut national deflation policy Labors wages have been and still are hetog deflated Agriculture iTVe have seven federal agencies created with a view to farm relief In the interest of economy and effi ciency I ask that they be consoli dated into a single agency to take Turn In Tnce t Column 1 IOWA FARMERS BACK COCHRAN Wocdbury Group Calls Upon Herring to Refuse His Extradition SIOUX CITY Feb 7 Wood bury county Farmers Holiday as sociation today rested with Gover nor Herring a plea to refuse extra dition to South Dakota of Nile Cochran in connection with a milk strike shooting here The farmers alleged in their plea that Cochran whose home Is at Moville near here was not involved in the shooting that he had lost his f arm through foreclosure and that hisfamily of seven children needs his support O C Donley states attorney at Elk Point S Dak said Cochran would be charged with assault with a deadly weapon if he is extradited In the shooting near here Friday Cochran was slightly wounded R D Markell Elk Point dairyman was shot seven times in the ab domen and two of his sons were less seriously injured AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pas like all men He can waste money with a clear conscience after hes lectur ed me about savin NORTH IOWA TO HAVE 30 BELOW Foreclosure Relief Bill Approved by Assembly PASSES SENATE 48 0 AND HOUSE BY 1042 BALLOT Gallagher Bill on Bank Receivers Adopted by House DBS MOINES Feb 7 Iowas general assembly today ap proved a conference committee measure providing in effect for a moratorium on farm mortgage foreclosures until March 1 1935 The senate approved the measure 48 to 0 shortly after house adop tion by a vote of 104 to 2 The measure now goes to Gover nor Herring whom advocates of the measure expect will sign it im mediately Upon publication the measure then becomes effective Speaking in the senate Confer ence Commiteeman M X Geske ex plained provisions of the measure and asserted that the committee had attempted to make it represen tative of the sentiment of the peo ple of Iowa Best in Emergency Contending that an emergency exists Senator Geske said he felt the bill is the best that can be evolved to meet what he termed the present emergency Senators Wilson and Valentine also members of the committee spoke in support of the measure The committee report replaces the measure passed last week by the legislature It provides that in all f p s closii r e action s now pending commenced thedeferi dant may ask the district courtto continue the action until March 1 1935 for good cause that the court assume custody of the prop erty and determine disposition of rentals profits and income Eliminates Ucceiver In the house Representative Mit chell asserted that the measure eli minates the possibility of appoint ment of a receiver Representatives Cunningham and Stiger asserted they believed the bill will stand a court test in view of the present emergency Opposition in the house came from Representative Johnson of Linn who questioned constitutionality of the committee measure asserted it would deprive the mortgage holder of his equity and destroy credit Voting against the measure In the house were Johnson and Foster of Cedar Representatives Elliott of Polk and Ryder were absent or not voting Pass Gallagher Bill In the senate Senators Harring ton and Nelson were absent or not voting The houre also passed 90 to 13 the Gallagher bill permitting the district court to apnolnt hank re ceivers from the officers or boards of directors and requiring a re ceiver to be a resident of the coun ty The bill also provides for a com mittee of three depositors to work with the receiver Gallagher said the measure would allow control of the bank to remain in the community and would pro hibit the appointment of a receiver from the outside followed by a retinue of Captain Kidds and Jesse Jameses Johnson Bucks BUI Representative Johnson of Linn supporting the measure said the present method of receivership ap pointment was not beneficial to the welfare of the community as the administration of the affairs of a bank have often been peddled out as a political proposition Bya vote of 40 to 57 the house defeated the dole bill which would have changed the tax on moneys and credits from five to seven and onehalf mills The dole bill was opposed on the grounds that it might tend to drive money out of the state to make It more difficult for persons to obtain loans Representative McCreary of Linn today filed a bill reducing the per sonnel of the state highway com mission from 5 to 3 members not more than two of whom shall be from the same political party Terms for Six Years Their terms would be for a period of fix years and compensation of per day for each actual day worked but not to exceed 53000 per year A bill limiting the maximum weight of trailers to not more than i Turn to Faxe 2 column 3 J British May Pay Up Debt in Lump Sum Sir Ronald Lindsay Cabinet Members Consult LONDON Feb 7 IF Reliable sources had put their stamp of au thority today on reports that Great Britain would seek to settle the American war debt immediately with a single payment The new British debt commission was expected to offer flat payment of about onethird of the sum now allocated for settlement in the next 50 years The plan frequently suggested in the past appeared to have emerged from the field of specula tion simultaneously with the ar rival of Sir Ronald Lindsay Brit ish ambassador to the United States Talked to Roosevelt Sir Ronald came here for the ex press purpose of enlightening the British cabinet on the debts views of PresidentElect Roosevelt with whom he talked recently on plans for the forthcoming debt confer ence in Washington A new development today was the information that sir Ronald would not return to Washington for three weeks It was thought at first he would hurry back to Wash ington at the end of this week This revived the possibility he him self would be a member of the British commission The proposal for an immediate settlement of the debt as explained in well informed quarters would mean and of er of outright pay 000000 debt iis about Great Britain has paid most of this before the 1923 Brit ish debt cormWssloV obtained the new funding l agreement under which 4600000000 was to be paid over a period of 62 years Must Be Final This plan would be literally in line with the declaration of Neville Chamberlain British chancellor of the exchequer who asserted that any agreement reached with the United States must be final A flat payment could be financed by flotation of British government bonds to the United States there by avoiding the immediate trans fer of a large sum Declaring the United States al ready has more gold than she knows what to do with Mr Cham berlain said any further shipments of gold from here were out of the question To Maintain Silence While it was generally consid ered that Mr Chamberlain sooke the views of Premier Ramsay Mac Donald and the cabinet it was said today that the arrival of Sir Ron ald wuuid end the chancellors out spoken debt discussions The Big Five of the cabinet were beginning their conversations with the ambassador who Indicated the closelipped policy he is ex pected to maintain for the next few weeks He had no statements to make for publication and nothing was disclosed after his first con ference yesterday Lord Tyrrell the ambassador to France was also back in London today but he has not yet in the Big Five conversations If he is needed to transmit Frerfch views on the debts auestiou he will be available The idea of a United FrancoBritish front apparently fell through with the French de fault of itg December payment to the United States Becomes 111 Suddenly Mor low was taken suddenly ill Sunday afternoon Americas 10 Big Problems A Series of Articles of Vita Significance to Every Reader Will Start in the GlobeGazette WEDNESDAY ON PAGE 1 Head this analysis of Amer icas problems by William Field ing Oaburn research director of President Hoovers research com mittee on recent social trends BARRY REMOVAL URGED IN VOTE OF SENATE BODY Motion to Let Sergeant at Arms Resign Is Rejected WASHINGTON Feb 7 mediate removal of David S Barry as senate sergeant at arms for writing in a magazine article that some members of congress accept bribes was recommended today by the senate judiciary committee The case comes up in the senate automatically late this afternoon for final determination It was generally conceded the committees recommendation would be adopted Barry already being under suspension A motion by Senator Robinson E IndJ to recommend permitting the 73 year old officer to resign was rejected by a vote of 11 to 4 Professor Testifies Immediately prior to the drastic committee action Prof William C Johnstone of George Washington university here denied reports that he had taught his political science students there was corruption among the national legislators I have never made a statement reflecting on the Integrity of con gress he told the committee and not questioned Barry testified he was defending congress in the article against a widespread Belief it was corrupt Tfie committee toolc no action on the resolution by Senator Walsh D to certify the case to District of Columbia and New York state courts for criminal libel pro ceedings against Barry but Chair man Norris called a special meeting for Thursday to take this up Amidst crowding spectators Barry on the stand today reiterated lie had no intention of attacking the senate in his magazine article only saying a few senators and repre sentatives sold their votes Before Johnstone was ailed the committee William Cheatham 23 year V rf clerk in Barrys office and student in the professors classes whom the sus pended official had quoted as saying the teacher taught that congress was corrupt Tells of Lecture In a naive manner Cheatham told of a lecture by the professor on lobbying in ex pressing opinion on the preval ence of the described alleged operations of lobbyists He said the professor suggested that lobbyists would talk to mem bers of congress about bills in which they were interested and later suggest that they accept a new stock being issued by their company Cheathamsaid the professor told him he got his information from a book by Frank Kent Washington political correspondent The committee on Thursday said Norris also will consider any sug gestions for calling publishers of the New Outlook magazine which printed Barrys article Vote Is Unanimous Tiie recommendation for outright removal of Barry was voted unani mously Senator Walsh told newspaper men he would insist on action Thursday on his libel resolution di rected at publishers of the maga zine as well asBarry He believes his resolution would force these publishers to produce proof of the charge that members of congress sell votes or make them admit they have none Investigation of charges of lobby Ing and Influencing members of con gresswas proposed in a resolution today by Representative Patman D The committee would consist of three members of each the senate and house Snowstorm Cancels Dubuque Boys Plan to See the World CHICAGO Feb 7 Du buque Schmidt 15 and Herbert Kehoe 16 cancelled their plans to see the world when a snowstorm found them in Chicago and requested police to help them find a cousin who would take care of them until fhey could get money from home SEEKS FREEDOM Marlon Nixon screen star is shown crying outside a Los AIL gcles courtroom na slio filed suit for divorce from Edward Hillman Jr wealthy sports man She charged cruelty Bliss Nixon divorced her first hus band Reichstag Group Trades Insults Meeting Closes Members of Hitlers Party Hurl Epithets Upon Chairman jreb 7 i socialist members of the reicjlstags standing committee ifor safeguard Ing parliamentary rights shouted antiSemitic epithets today at Pau Loebe who is not a Jew creating disorder that it was impossible to continue the meeting Herr Loebe was in the chair when the meeting began but It had hardly been called to order when Hans Frank a nazi declared his party considered it an insult to meet under Loebe who he said had in a campaign speech described Chancellor Hitler as Adolf the Slovak The charge threw the meeting Into an uproar Laebe was unable to speak the socialists and com munists left the meeting and the vice chairman called a rump ses sion The nazis participating de clared Loebe by Insulting the chancellor had demonstrated him self to be unfit to preside The government ignored the ses sion sending no representative Chancellor Adolf Hitlers return today from Munich was the signal for the real beginning of the vote winning drive of big nazi legions 93 Year Old Skates Two Miles for Mail SAINT JOHN N Dak Feb 7 at 5 a m and working at farm chores all day is routine for this 93 year old farmer of the Belle Isle river district but shucks says Warren Douglas a man who works hard all day needs a bit of recreation So he was glad for the cold snap that en abled him to resume his custom of skating two and a half miles up the river for his mail BRITISH PLANES AFTER RECORDS ZOOMING SOUTH VIollison on Third Leg of His England to Brazil Flight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three British planes which start ed from England Monday and Tues day were zooming southward to transequatorial points in quest of new records Capt J A Mollispn left Agadir Morocco on tho third leg of his pro posed three and a half day flight to Natal Brazil The only man to make the westward north Atlantic pass age by plane alone expects to com plete his last 3000 mile ocean leg tomorrow hopping off from French Senegal He stopped to refuel last night at Barcelona Spain and was headed for Villa Cisneros Spanish African coast town today The British royal air force flyers Squadron Leader O R Gayford and Flight Lieut G E Nicholetts shoot ing for a new long distance world record were across the Sahara des ert and going strong in their dash to Cape Town from Cranwell Eng land Their goal is 61D8 miles the present record of 5012 miles was set in the New YorkTurkey flight by Russell Boardman and John Polando Americans They gave their distance as 277C miles at a m eastern standard time today and their position over the northern bdundary the London airmm istry arihour later was too faint to be deciphered Victor Smith young South Af rican started at a m east ern standard time Tuesday frorr Southampton England in an effort to beat Amy Johnson Mollisons record of four days six hours 54 minutes for the flight to Cape Town If the British air force fly ers reach there Smiths and Mrs Mollisons flight by stages will be out of the record class altogether HUNGARIAN PATRIOT Oil Station Attendant Exchanges Shots With Cedar Rapids Bandit CEDAR RAPIDS Feb 7 Harry Tidemeinn Stanwood oil station attendant exchanged shots with a robber who demanded money last night but the bandit escaped The man poked a gun toward Tidomeann who was counting the evenings receipts and ordord hand her over TIdemcann hacked into n wash room and opened fire Tidemeann believed he wounded tho bandit Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Feb was an impressive ceremony held in the house of representatives to pay a beauti ful tribute to the memory of Calvin Coolidge The lawmakers gathered in that body today can pay more homage to a president in death and deal him more misery In life than happens in any civilized nation After the Massachusetts jurist fine ora tion of Mr Coolidges achieve ments we listened breathlessly for a moment for fear some senator would get up just out of force of habit and denounce the oration as being partisan misleading and made In In terest of the opposing party And Mr Hoover sitting there thinking I have to die to get this Yours WILL Copyright 1033 ByiillciUO Rock Island Asks for Permission to Seek Loan From R F C WASHINGTON Feb 7 Chicago Rock Island and Pacific railway company today asked the interstate commerce commission to authorize it to borrow from the Reconstruction corpora tion The loan would run three years and would be used to pay principal and interest on its existing indebt edness The security would be first and refunding mortgage bonds GENEVA Switzerland Feb 7 Albert Apponyl Hungarian statesman died hero today utter u brlct illness Ho WHS 87 The count who was the leagues oldest statesman died after a weeks Illness of tlio grippe with pulmonary compli cations His wife and son worn nt his bedside Ho was u beloved Iguro among tho diplomats WILSON FAVORS HENRY WALLACE Montana Professor Says He ExpectPost of Agriculture AMES Feb 7 he does not expect it and would re fute anyway Prof M L Wilson of Montana State college today gave his support to Henry A Wal lace for the secretaryship of agri culture Wallace is the only man for that job Wilson said of tlie Des Moines farm magazine editor in an inter view here Both have been mentioned as pos sible choices for the post by Pres identelect Roosevelt when he takes office March 4 Wilson advocate of soms form of farm allotment to secure a rise in the price of farm product said to day that Workability of any form of the domestic allotment plan to drive creeping paralysis out of a sickened agriculture depends a great deal upon whether people want It Wilson came here for ail address on the allotment plan duringfarm and home week at Iowa Stato col lege BLIZZARD PILES SNOWDRIFTS NO LETOP IN SIGHT Mason City 19 Below Wave Covers Whole Midwest With the mercury predicted tj alide as low as 30 below in north ern Iowa during the night the state and the whole midwest Tues day were shiveringin a that drove the anow swirling across highways and in some places hampering traffic Mason City thermometers regis tered 19 below zero Monday night after a maximum of 20 above dur ing the day The cold came in from the north on a wind that reached the blizzard stage late Monday aft ernoon bringing a light snowfall that continued Tuesday Mason city trains and buses were reported on schedule At Waterloo the temperature dropped to 12 below at noon Trains were running an hour late Minimum SO ISelow The Des Moines weather bureau predicted a minimum of 2S below in the northwestern part of the state 30 below in the northeast 2u below in the southwest and 20 be low in the southeast Snow was falling in nil parts ot the state Tuesday morning except sit Sioux City where the sky was threatening Dubuque and Daven port reported one inch of snow Monday Charles City and Dei Moines bad a half inch Keokuk re ported rain Temperatures Monday included Sioux City 15 below Keokuk Coroners Jury Again Gathers at Calmar to Study Killing of Boy CALMAR Feb coroners jury today continued the Inquiry in to the death of Gilbert Doud D who was killed Thursday night when struck by a hit and run driver Sev eral witnesses were heard yester day descriptions being given of the finding of the boy and his brother Orval 13 who is in a critical concH tion in a Decorah hospital Boys testified at what time the victims started for home Orval continues to improve although he Is still un conscious wind a ture of 17 Wound Webster City were blocked Highways Still Open Traffic on highways and rail roads near Clinton was not serious ly hampered by the blizzard which struck there Monday night al though there were some delays Three Inches of snow had fallen and the temperature was 2 above at 9 a m A strong north wind was drifting the snow at Fort Dodge but the highways were still open The offi cial low Tuesday morning was 15 below zero Two inches of snow had fallen at Marshalltown and the mercury dropped to 13 below Tuesday morn ing A blinding snow and a strong wind combined to make traveling dangerous Northwestern trains from the west coast were four hours behind schedule At Dubuquc In northeast Iowa the temperature slumped to 2 be low and snow that had totaled two inches was still falling Traffic was normal No Snow Plows The highway commission office at Ames reported that all of the states highways were open and that the snow and high wind had not necessitated snow plows A 20 mile an hour wind whipped powdered snow about Council Bluffs where 14 below was reported at 8 a m During the night the wind reached a velocity of 31 miles an hour there Ice covered firemen Monday night as they battled a three alarm fire n the Golden Rule furniture storz ot Council Bluffs and damage was estimated at A two inch snow drifted in the streets anci stalled cars dotted the city The minimum at Waterloo Mon day night was 11 below An inch of Turn to Tnffn 2 column 2 Mutineers in Fugitive Warship Head for Fort Chased by Flyiriff Boats and Submarines BATAVIA Java Feb 7 Chased by warships submarines and flying boats the fugitive Dutch cruizer De Zeven Provlncien with native mutineers in control was west of Nias island today making for the Java naval base at Soura baya Nias island is off the west coast of Sumatra about 800 miles northwest of Batavla and about 1 200 miles northwest of The ship on which the natives mostly Sumatrans kidnaped eight of their Dutch officers after a dis pute over pay was proceeding at a speed of seven knots apparently economizing on fuel The government steamer Erldan us last night replaced the govern ment vessel Aldeharan which was running short of fuel In the chase and there was little fear now that the Zeven would escape The com mander of the Dutch cruiser was ashore when the natives stole his ship He immediately put out after them in tho Aldebaran In the meantime flying boats en tered the race taking on fuel at Priok harbor and proceeding under secret orders Two submarines and the mine layer Gouden Leeun also joinel the pursuit Additional wireless messages from the Zeven indicated the mut ineers were to adhere to their promise to bring the cruiser into Sourabaya harbor Weal IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday except Tues rtny night in control imd eait portions colder Tuesday night not so cold Wednesday after noon in central and west por tions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 20 Above minimum In Night 10 Uclow At 8 A M 18 Below Snowfall 25 Precipitation 02 One of the most bitterly cold nights of the winter accentuated by a raging northwind carrying a burden of fine anow was North Iowas weather offering Monday night and Tuesday morning   

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