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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                K re North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOKS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 3 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 128 Faces Crisis in Far East Hull to Have Hard Job as Secretary of State By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N GTON March 3 CPAI x p e rienced oriental ists frankly re gard the Chino Japanese situa tion as a serious problem which Secret ary of State Hull is having dumped on his desk It is the first problem for which he must find a sat isfactory answer to in his new cabinet post Observers of the progress of events in the Far East have wholly given up any idea that the mikado will stop in his operations on the Asiatic mainland until he has gained control of the China coast at least south to Formosa Bent on Control Except in the extreme north ob servers do not expect islanders tc attempt penetration far inland but they do believe that they are bent upon control of ail important sea ports This will make the Japanese dominant over Chinas trade the bulk or its revenues and all its re lationships with foreign nations ex cept overland to the westward That anything short of superior military strength will serve to check this program is considered by competent judges altogether un likely Army and navy men point to almost insuperable difficulties in tile way of bringing even superior military strength to bear against the Japanese forces Others May Suffer Not the least embarrassing aspect of the matter is the decided prob ability tliat the nationals of occi dental countries will suffer in the fighting wnich inevitably will at tend the spread of Japanese author ity throughout the territory that the Tokio government clearly haa It toconquer1 Many varied and extensive foreign interests are intrenched in precisely the areas where the island armies necessarily willbe most active and at theports which they evidently are resolved to occupy Clashes between the invaders and these foreign interests representa tives scarcely can be avoided For eign property is sure to be de stroyed Foreign lives may be lost Foreign vessels perhaps will be sunk Secretary Hull is certain of much oral encouragement to deal vigor ously with these complications He is likely to find the task left on his hands if he undertakes anything tangible SENATOR HOWELL OME IMPROVED Nebraskan Reported Slight ly Better Despite Spread of Pneumonia WASHINGTON March 3 AV The condition of Senator Robert B Howell of Nebraska was described at Walter Reed hospital today as slightly better although an ex tension of thc pneumonia symptoms from the right to thc left side last night was regarded as a bad sign Officials at the hospital where Howell was sent last Saturday said there were no further extensions early today and the senator had a fairly good night 5 Killed in Germany BERLIN March 3 clashes at Hamburg Bernbtirg Ducsscldorf Hoechst Kassel and Bremen left five dead and scores of injured today AUNT MET By Robert Quillen She pretends she used to be rich but nobody used to nice floors ever skids on a ru like she docs ECKERS TO BUILD BEEF PLANT Fair Weather Forecast for Inaugural Day Ceremonies BULLETIN March 3 ff Koosevett to day announced the appointment of Homer S Cummings of Con necticut as attorney general in the place of the late Senator Walsh of Montana WASHINGTON March 3 Alternate sunshine and shadow fell today on the mighty inaugural throngs assembling to do honor to morrow to a new president who already was immersed before his time in the grave problems of na tional responsibility For the most part the skies veie overcast but a silver lining ap peared here and there and occa sionally the sun broke through to drench with glorious brightness the breeze swept red white and blue dress of the national capital The forecast for tomorrow was prob ably fair Celebration Mood Joyous celebration was the mood of the assembling thousands al though underneath the definite con sciousness that in their temporary hotel headquarters Franklin D Roosevelt and his choaen chief lieu tenants were at worji insetter ficed conference on the duties just ahead An exchange of courtesy calls with Herbert Hoover appeared something more tharf mere formal ityfor thepresidentelect Ever since his arrival in Wasa ington late last night trusted mes sengers had gone back and forth between officials of the old and new administrations and the air was filled with reports of quick and sweeping action to steady and re assure a depression weary nation Cummings Is Caller To all intents Mr Roosevelt was takinghold in advance of the reins of government so soon to be relin quished by Mr Hoover PrcsidentElect Roosevelt called Homer S Cummings of Connecti cut widely regarded to he his se lection for attorney general to his suite in the Mayflower hotel this afternoon After a talk of 45 minutes with Mr Cummings the presidentelect called into this conference Huston Thompson of Colornrt Arthur Mullen of Nebraska two other men he has in mind for the attorney generalship See Early Decision An early decision and announce ment upon the new attorney gener al was believed certain The vicepresidentEiectSpeakei John N the first call er Senator Bulkley of Ohio a mem ber of the banking committee and an expert on banking legislation was also at the Roosevelt suite Leaving the banking problem up to President Hoover until he lakes over the presidency himself Mr Roosevelt appeared today to be preparing for any action that may be necessary Urge Glass Bill Some democrats are urging pas sage by the house of the Glass banking hill sent to it by the sen ate as one method of giving the government firmer control of the situation Senator Hull of Tennessee the new secretary state and Profes sor Raymond Moley slated for first assistant secreary of state entered the Roosevelt room together with brief cases in hand Up early and eagerly looking forward to his tasks and the in auguration ceremony of tomorrow Mr Roosovelt received his first callers in his pajamas sittingin bed 13 Years More in Jail Because He Ran Away ANWMOSA March 3 Sankey 23 was in Anamosa re formatory again today for possibly 13 years because he fled two days ago just as a parole unknown to him arrived at the postoffice San key had been allowed liberties as prison officials successfully com Herring Murphy Wallace Honor Guests at Banquet Iowa Republicans and Democrats Dine in Washington WASHINGTON March 3 Gov Clyde L Herring Senator Elect Louis Murphy and Secretary Henry A Wallace of the agriculture department will be the honor guests tonight at an inaugu ral banquet of the Iowa society Republicans and democrats will join in honoring these officials the old and new state congressional delegation and the members of the governors staff A dance will follow the dinner at the New Wil lard hotel Senator L J Dickinson will be toastmaster at a brief afterdinner program at which Herring Mur phy Wallace and Representative C W Ramseyer will speak Lavinia Darve operatic soprano will sing Introduce Visitors At a reception preceding the ban quet Adjutant General Charles H Grahl and Col Henry S Mack president of the Iowa society will introduce the visitors to the state officials Preparations are being made for about 500 guests The governor will leave the party early to attend an inaugural re ception for state executives at the PanAmerican Union His program during the weekend will be filled with social functions while the early part of next week will be de voted to sessions of the conference with the new president lowaris Ilescrvatloiis Among Iowa residents who have made reservations for the banquet are Commissioner and Mrs Claude R Porter Gardner Cowles Judge Dickinson Letts Dr G E Mac Lean former president of the Uni versity of Iowa Mr and Mrs W O Reed formerly of Dos Moines Admiral and Mrs C E Riggs Im migration Commissioner and Mrs H E Hull Col and Mrs W A Graham of Cedar Falls Col and Mrs F W Mahin of Clinton George Carter public printer and Mrs Carter of Council Bluffs Mrs Donald MacRae of Council Bluffs Gen and Mrs Charles McK Saltz man President R A Pearson of the University of Jlaryland former head of Iowa State college and Mrs Pearson former Representa tive w D Jamicson of Shenandoah and Brig Gen and Mrs George A Simonds Atty Gen Edward L OConnor and Maj Gen Matt A Tinley of Council Bluffs arc among those who will be in the governors party Officers of Society Officers ofthe Iowa society be sides Colonel Mack are Leo Paul ger of Cedar Falls first vice presi dent E F McMahon of Des Moines second vice president Gertrude M Louis of Grundy Center third president andMaude Phillips of Failfield secretarytreasurer Mrs Claude R Porter is chair man of the entertainment com mittee Mrs F Dickinson Letts of the reception committee and J B Hutchlnson of Des Moines of the finance committee FARM BOARD TO QUIT STABILIZING Morgenthau New Chairman of Group Announces First Objective WASHINGTON March 3 T Henry Morgenthau Jr new chair man of the federal farm trd an nounced today that his first objec tive when he assumes office Mon day will be to take the govern ment out of the stabilization busi He plans to overhaul government agricultural credit activities getting an organization of four divisions with responsibility of each centered in one individual The present farm board set up will be scrapped Its functions in making lonns to farm cooperatives is to be centered in one division under a man to be appointed by thc president wno will replace Ihe membership of tht pres board The reorganization soon to be ef fected necessitates resignation of six board members C B Denman if Missouri Carl Williams of Ok lahoma William F Schillings of pletcd parole plans without his j Minnesota Charles S Wilson of knowledge His father brought him New York Sam H Thompson of back yesterday I Illinois and Frank Evans of Ulab HIS NINTH INAUGURAL Attending inaugurations is getting to he a hnlt with John Maxwell DO Buffalo N Y Civil war veteran Roosevelts will lc his ninth He attended Lincolns two Grants Gar rieldM Clevelands two McKin leys and Wilsons Associated Tress Photo RaineyPlans to Divest Speaker of Much Power Says Special Session Will Probably Be Called to Meet March 13 WASHINGTON March 3 Pi Representative Rainey of Illinois the speaker of the next house to day told newspapermen that Presi dentElect Roosevelt probably will call a special session of the new congress to meet March 13 but it may come before that A steering committee is to be formed Rainey announced last night soon afterhis nomination in cau cus which henceforth will shape the policies of the house Our failures in the seventy second congress what few there have been have been due entirely to the fact that the direction of policies has come entirely Irom the speakers chair he said Prom now on it will come from the demo cratic party Will Succeed Garner Rainey while haired 73 year ok veteran in the house will succeed John N Garner the vice president elect He was chosen over Repre sentatives McDuffic of Alabama Rankin of Mississippi Jones of Texas and Bankhcad of Alabama Nomination is tantamount elec tion Representative Byrns of Tennes see was selected as floor leader the post held by Rainey The steering committee rssurcs solidarity of the party jn support of President Roosevelt Pamcy said I will support President Roosevelt to the limit Whatever the Roosevelt program is we are going to do and no more If neces sary we will only organize com mittees to deal with the program Regarded as Ilbcrul Rainey is regarded as a liberal Despite his years he has shown vigor and fearlessness in bis lead ership Frequently he has clashed with the conservative element in his party which in the next house will number 313 The speakers powers in recent years have given him wide author ity in dictating policies and deciding the fate of legislation There has been agitation ior a steering cum niiltee made up of members from scattered sections of the country The republicans long have had such a committee Cummings Chosen as Attorney General ROOSEVELT AND ADVISORS MEET AT MAYFLOWER Puts Final Touches on Bill to Change Farm Service Setup DES MOINES March 3 Senator William McArthur of Ma on City today was putting the fi nal touches on a bill to be intro duced shortly in the legislature which will alter materially the set up under which county agricultur al extension service will function The bill would repeal chapter 138 title IX of the 1931 code relat ng to farm aid associations and would enact a substitute providing for educational work for improving and advancing agriculture home economics junior extension work and rural education in each county and would provide county appro priations for such work Many features ot the hill arc based on a survey of extension work in Iowa conducted during the past two years according to Sena tor McArthur The survey report to be issued shortly recommended that Educational Only 1 The county extension program should exist for educational pur poses and use its funds for educa tional work only 2 It should not engage in com mercial or political activities or be controlled or inflUGncedj by any re lated organizations whYcn engfage in such activities 3 The organization should not use public funds and when private funds are employed they should be used solely on tlja educational pro STam without incurring obligation to favor the donors of such funds 4 The organization should work out a program to reach all people in the county particularly those in need of assistance 5 The organization should not be secret in nature Handle No Funds G Field agents employed should handle no funds nor solicit funds for use by the extension organiza tion 7 The program conducted should be correlated with programs of other educational agencies of the county Formulation of the bill followed conferences of McArthur with Henry A Wallace secretarydesig nate of agriculture in the Roosevelt cabinet and other farm leaders Mr Wallace in considering the program of agricultural reconstruc tion is very anxious that county extension work be maintained in every county McArthur declared and many people including myself feel that some counties will tic un PLANS EXPANSION able to receive soon under the Extend Investigation of Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON March 3 Legislation to extend Into Ihe new congress the joint congressional committee investigating veterans affairs was sent to President Hoover today by the housn present law which requires thai they must have 200 paid up mem bers of an organization in order to receive lax funds Fiiriu Bureau Opposed In discussing his hill Senator Mc Arthur said the only opposilion an ticipated in this plan is the slate Farm bureau federation and par Tnrn IP Insr 2 rulunm 31 Fall of Jehol NowatHand Japan Claims Pictures Full Collapse of Chinese Hold on Province Hy JAMES MILLS CHINCHOW iranchuria March 3 picture of utter collapse of what is left of Chinas hold on Jehol province with its troops re volting and leaders fleeing wan brought otday to this Japanese headquarters in military and press dispatches Maj Gen Tadashi Kawahara continuing the Japanese advance on Jehol City after capturing Ping chuan only 60 miles eastward this asserted the capitals fall was only a matter of hours Despite a blizzard his troops re lentlessly continued their drive while Japanese reports said Chi nese troops in Jehol City have mu tinied and that the city was in chaos Ucpart for Pciping General TangYuLin governor of Jehol is missing and Chang Iso Hsiang and Wan FuLin sent to Tchol by Marshal Chang Hsiaa Liang north China war lord to command the defense suddenly departed for Peiping in defiance of orders these reports said Despite the snow two Japanese airplanes were reported to have scouted the capital and confirmed reports that troops were pouring through the city many heading for the passes in the great wall to China proper The rapid awing of the Japanese over the greater part at the pro 1 vinc e Jn H tU ra rweekr hurried along by several Chinese leaders transferringtheir allegiance to the victorious side has left only a small southwestern slice of Jehol of the defense of Peipimj Seal of Government That former imperial capital now the seat of the north China govcrnmcnt is believed by foreign observers to be the next objective of the Japanese Tlicy believe Japan must inevitably take Peiping less than 50 miles south of the Jehol border because it controls the main highway from the south into the province which is now practically in Japanese hands Pingchuan r0 miles due east of Tehol City nnd the last important town aside from the capital which the Chinese held was captured by the Japanese this forenoon Another Japanese force which was approach ing leliol City from the north was last reported still at Chihfeng 92 miles northward March Into Pingclumii Maj Gen Tadashi IvawaharaH sixteenth infantry bridge marched into Pingchuan this morning from Yinjjshin 22 miles to the northeast It was the first important seizure for these troops from the northern regions of Japan They appeared on the way to complete the westward advance and have the honor of at tempting to raise the banner of the Turn In 1jiRfl 2 Column R JAY DECKER 000 TO BE SPENT IN UNITS TO KILL CATTLE To Add Employment and Help North Iowa Farmers A modern beef slaughter house with ample buildings for refrigera tion for the proper handling of dressed product is to be erected by the Jacob E Decker and Sons com pany it was announced Friday by Jny Decker president of the com pany The total cost of this new feature of the industry will he in the neigh borhood of 560000 including as it will cattle sheds and yards for the accumulation and care of slaugh ter It was Mr Deckers estimate thai the new department will add at least 15 or 20 new families to Mason City in addition to the employ ment of a number of unemployed uuskilled labor in Mason City Near Power House 11 is planned to erect the beef slaughter house and the coolers be tween the power house and the main buildings occupying the north end of the general packing house layout Thecattle shed and yards will be to the north ot the plant The present garage will be used as a part of the cattle shed and n new garage will be built to the east of the byproducts building Fear Thousands Vll 1 I Killed in Japan by Quake Wave 545 Persons Are Known to 3e Dead 990 Injured and 523 Missing By GLENN BABIJ TOKIO March 3 latest compilation of reports from the governors ot IWEIO Miyagi and Aomoro prefectures today showed 545 known dead 890 seriously in jured and 523 persons missing fol lowing an earthquake and tidal wave which swept 300 miles of thc Japanese const line In addition Rengo Japanese news agency reports from Nakodate lnc announcement of this planl said that three tidal waves swept extensicm was regarded as one the southern coast of the northern thc moat significant events in the for several years fact island Hokkaido and it was Icl tl ir iat the Decker company feared that more than100 persons I cllat the Decker comp had rytag faith iutherfutug Unconfirmed reports from distant City as a Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March a lovely morning sun shining bright Arthur Brisbane and the fleet had just returned from somewhere orange juice was in every glass cameras were oiled and ready to crank on beautiful scream stars the birds were singing in the eu calyptus trees the birds were singing Why Because they couldnt read the papers The papers said the hank clerks had worked so hard lately that they should have a holiday so as we are all on a holiday Lets lake it on the chin and grin The Rog ers have laid in no supplies againsl such an emergency will be living on horse meat ns thats our sole product I love horses and I only ask dont let me know which one we are eating today I hear they have called a moratorium on inaugurations Yours WILL ROGERS Coiijrlglil 1913 McNauBlit SymStcnlc NO STATEMENTS ON BANK STATUS Hoover Contradicts Reports He Will Have Message on Business WASHINGTON March 3 IT After a conference with his admin istrations financial leaders Presi dent Hoover today authorized a conlradiction of reports lhat he in tended to issue before nighlili a statement relative to banking and business conditions Almost simultaneously statements came indirectly from the president through three sources Secretary Mills and Gov Eugene Meyer leaving the white house a few minutes apart told newspaper men separately that neither they nor Mr Hoover so far as could IK seen could be looked to for a state ment today Persistent reports that President Hoover would have something to say emanated from unofficial sources yesterday and were echoed in democratic quarters after a round of conferences between President Elect Roosevelt and his party lead ers President Hoover arranged press conference for midafternoon but whether he would have any thing to say at that time coUd not be ascertained villagres in Twate Prefecture said that 100 more persons had per ished Some regions were still unre ported Scm Food Supplies marketingcenter to spending60000 in 1933 makes the event of momentous interest Discontinued in 193S The Decker plant did have The army scnl an engineer batj killing department years ago talion two cavalry regiments food ut this discontinued in De medical supplies and blankets to tie afflicted districts The few schools and temples still standing in Kamaishi were con verted into hospitals Food distrib ution committees were formed Scores of villages and hamlets were entirely leveled Thc greater portion of the thriving ports of Kamaishi with a population of 23 000 at Miyako with 16000 and Yamalo and Omoto were destroyed Although the destruction was confined virtually to Iwatc Aliyngi and Aomori prefectures all the eastern section of Hondo or Hon shu island was roughly shaken and the quake was felt even on the neighboring island of Hokkaido to tile north Millions In Damage Thc liner Hcian Maru from Seattle 400 miles off Yokohama shivered because of a submarine dis turbance Damage was expected to total I millions of dollars Thousands of 1isher folk lost their boats and nets means of livelihood The earthquake drove terrorized populations of a hundred communi ties to the chill streets in the dark when electric currents failed Then followed a terrifying Inter val of about 40 minutes punctu ated by alarm gongs and cries of the tidal thc nlmasl inevitable dread aftermath was widely known in this region Rushing lo hills n majority escaped the big wave Miyako reported successive cember 1923 due to the inadequate facilities and tiie need at that tfme for the space used in beef killing for increasing pork operations Jn the past 10 years there has been a steadily increasingdemand from the farmers in North IOWH and southern Minnesota for a beef veal and lamb market closer to their farms a market where the producer can have a place to sell one head or 10 any day in the week he so desires and furthermore in the last 10 years there has been an increasing production closer to Mason City of beef cattle veal and sheep CERMAK CHANCE THOUGHT BETTER Chicago Chief Executive Is Described as Still Very Sick Man MIAMI March 3 The pos sibility of Mayor Anton Cermaks recovery from a bullet and resultant complications can now be reasonably considered his physicians said today However the Chicago chief ex ecutive was described ns still n very sick man waves each hungrily devouring I houscs and boats There were no abl American or other foreign victims e nd a d a flllict atlc afcl stronger over yesterday the reported Fear Thousands Dead The globe trotting tour ship Em press of Britain was still at Kobe This region was outside of the dis aster zone Heavy snow began to fall later today in the stricken area com pelling relief planes to turn back j Five destroyers carrying doctors i and medical and relief supplies rived oft stricken ports Authorities expressed fears that further investigation might show thousands of persons dead The directorgeneral of Tokios central seismological observatory believed the earthquake was worsi at its epicenter than thc earth quake which caused the dcstruclion of Yokohama and Ihe deaths of more than 140000 persons Lasts in Minutes The epicenter ot the quake which occurred at a m and lasted upwards of 10 imnules was 125 miles southeast Kinkazan Cape which is cast of Sendai The tidal d in from 40 minute doctors said in an official bulletin Thc bulletin continued He is taking more food and while he still is a very sick man the possibility of recovery can now be reasonably considered The colitis is less severe and the pneumonia has subsided temperature was not recorded T Column IOWA WEATHER Fair nnd slightly warmer In west and central portions Fri day night Saturday partly cloudy LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figur for 24 hour period ending at oclock Friday morning Maximum Thurtsiliiy Minimum in Night At 8 A M at   

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