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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 17, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX ilVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE EEHViCE THE NEWSPAFER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWAKS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 17 1933 HOME EDITION THIS CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 140 Asks Farms for Jobless Senator Bankhead Calls for to Foot Bill By CHARLES T STEWART WASHINGTON March 17 CPA John H Bankhead of Alabama is sponsor of a bill pro viding to buy subsis tence farms for as many landless men with their broods as it will pay for The amount named and the p 1 a ns general principles says the senator have the administra tions approval No bonanza is offered Essen tialiy agriculture is not a business in which to make money It is a method of taking a liv ing d i r e c tly from the soil It is not an easy Senator John BanUhcad method but It is independent 1000000 Less Idle This proposal should subtract 1000000 from industrial unemploy ment Tor the farms size no inflexible rule is prescribed Close to cities where truck gardening is possible an acre or two may suffice In re moter areas from five to ten acres will be required Such patches are to be had at Irom 540 to each Bach homesteader will need a house probably largely of his own building He will need a horse or mule a harness a plow a few pigs and chickens a grubstake to last him until his first harvest Repayment to the government will be too gradual to burden him Taxes are waived until his debt is canceled Allotment of farms will be the l visera Preference will be given naturally to candidates with farm experience Still city bred applicants will not be excluded i Cause iVo Competition There will be no competition with already established agricul ture The land it ia proposed to ac quire is now under cultivation I simply will be bought from owners who at present are overproducing wheat or corn or cotton and turnec over to 1000000 farm families which will eat practically all that they produce Indeed the older farmers will benefit by disposing at a fair price of a few surplus acres of land each and by cre ation of a stiff demand for their horses mules swine and poultry to stock the newcomers The return of 1000000 families to the land may be insufficient to absorb our whole industrial excess However as payments begin to come in from them a revolving fund will be established with which more and yet more wouldbe settlers can be provided population again is economically balanced FARM GROUPS APPEAL FOR SPEED 1000 North Iowa Teachers at Convention HEALTH Minnesota Senators Dislike Word Beer ST PAUL March IT Drys in the Minnesota senate dont like even the word beer to say nothing of the beverage itself Tn the course of amending a measure to regulate the sale of bev prages containing a maximum ol 305 per cent alcohol the drys pushed through a clause to substi tute nonintoxicating malt bever age for the word beer AUNT NET By Rob art Quillen Old Toms always lived in a rut anyway an his grave wont seem much dif i ferent except its shorter CONDITION TELL SAYS MANDREW Former Head of Chicago Schools Addresses Instructors With registralion near the 1000 mark the convention of the north central division of the Iowa State Teachers association reached its cli max Friday with nalionally known speakers addressing the general ses sion in the morning and the 20 group meetings in the afternoon Widest known of the numerous educational leaders who appeared on the program was probably Wil liam McAndrew New York former superinlendent of the Chicago schools and now editor of Educa tion Review who told the conven tion that successful teacher is the one who keeps herself in excellent physical condition maintains a lealthy mental attitude and who landles her job as a successful businessman manages his business Musical numbers for Fridays program was provided by the com bined choruses of the Monroe Roosevelt Madison and Wilson schools under the direction of Miss Mildred Jackson Talks o Simple Rules Mr McAndrew who came into the limelight when he was ousted 3y the school board in Chicago for lis alleged proBritish sympathies dealt chiefly with the simple re quirements of maintaining the r perfcaohing morale Remark developments have taken the teaching science the last 25 years he said the most important f which is evidencd by the facts that children are raw actually be ginning to like to go to school Health according to Mr McAn drew is one of the prime requisites for successful teaching He advo cated exercise of the large mus ADDRESSES TEACHERS WILLIAM McANDREW CONVENTION FROGUAM Friday High School Auditorium p of of the theater or chestras of the Mason City high school orchestra under the di rection of Marjorie B Smith p Migno nette presented by the Mason City high school seniors under the direction of Ruth Irons oral English instructor Saturday High School Audi torium 9 a Le gions Program of Safety W Earl Hall state commander of American Legion 10 a a Our Schools George W Godfrey member of the state board of education Algona 11 a meeting cles by walking at least three miles a day More oxygen by frequent opening of windows has increased the marks of many a class Indi cating the importance of this phase of school teaching he said Mental State Important But not only does the physical an effect on the mental the mental has an effect on the physi cal he added Many of our physi cal ailments are due to wrong mental states I can cite you many instances in which a depressed con dition of the mind has brought on definite physical ailments We must be prepared to fight off negative emotions We must handle the angry parent on the same basis as the merchant handles the angry purchaser holding that the customer is always right The customer1 may not be right but to maintain that he is Is good practice The first thing to do with an angry parent is to get her I have never known a case of an angry male parent out of the school room and then you yourself shut up Loved Her Encmfes Mr McAndrew also dealt with the handling of the troublesome nipil adding thai teacher in Chicago he had one who showed marlced success in handling pupils that everyone else had trouble with She told me she got her idea or the handling of these coses from the New Testament the place where It says love your enemies id the speaker A teacher to be successful must e enthusiastic about her job Mr McAndrew maintained You never saw a man who was worth his salt who was not en husiastic about his job he ar eued More Money Paid on Incomes Than for Last March Boost in Rates Makes First Collections More Despite Extension WASHINGTON March 17 A IG day respite granted to income taxpayers prevented the treasury today from counting the full effect of the Jncpme taxibposl but nevertheless mdremoney into the treasury the first 15 days of this March than in the corre sponding period of last year For March 15 was re more than the same day last year For the first 15 days of March the figure was 534 52000000 more than for the similar period last year In looking at the figures how ever treasury officials took into account the thousands of persons still crowding returns Into internal revenue offices as a result of the 16 day extension granted taxpayers because of the banking holiday Due to Ilierlt Kates Since last July 1 the lax for the fiscal year has amounted to 414260 ns compared with 6jp173 961 the previous year The increase in tax is due to higher income tax rates The treasury statement for March 15 which showed the col lections also showed that Secre tary Woodin had accepted 5898 789500 of the subscriptions for five and nine month certificates which bore a 4 and 4H per cent interest This amount coming into the treasury with the income tax mis cellaneous internal revenue cus toms receipts and miscellaneous re ceipts made the total for that date 5816469053 The outgo was 077691 with of that due to paying the maturing cer tificates of indebtedness due on March 15 Deficit in Treasury On lhat clay Ihe treasury had a deficit of 51416661879 as com pared with 51876463843 for the same period of the previous year Since July 1 it had collected from all sources 51321902185 and hod spent 52738654065 While the income tax payments constituted the first indication of what the new rates would do toward increasing revenue the 16 day delay in filingreturns granted because of the bank situalion will prevent officials estimating accur ately what the higher rates will re turn until after all the payments have been received California Quake Fund Bill Passed by House WASHINGTON March 17 The California earthquake relief bill was passed by the house today 218 o 152 when it reversed its previous action to send the bill back to the appropriations committee It now goes back to the senate for adjust ment of differences Rainey Signs Bill for 500 Million Cost Cut WASHINGTON March 17 Speaker Rainey today signed the Roosevelt economy bill t will have to be signed by Vice Garner before it goes to he white house probably Monday Rome Parley Carries Hope of Arms Cut Italian Paper Foresees New Era hi Europe Negotiations ROME March 17 of the world for disarmament and relief from the threatening tension on frontiers of European countries turned toward Romeloday as final preparations were made for the BritishItalian conference this week end Italy which has been silent for so long while watcKing its neigh bor France carrying on its negoti ations for an united front with England and the United States pro poses to keep the center of Ihe stage for some time to come Other government chiefs will fol low Prime Minister Ramsay Mac Donald of England to this city Premier Mussolinis newspaper II Popolo Dltalia declares It pic tures all roads leading to Rome they have for the religious pilgrims for centuries and a new era of European parleys Hitler Is Mentioned Mussolinis paper did not state what other government leaders would arrive nor when but Hitler of Germany has been mentioned as a possible caller and he andhis policies ate to be among majoi topics under discussion with the British delegation MacDonald who put new lite the disarmament conference yester day with a plan for armaments re on the armies arid navies of princi pal countries will leave Geneva to night for Rome with his foreign secretary Sir John Simon They are expected to seek Musso linis reactions to the plan under which Italys home army would bo placed on a par with France and it would be allowed one more war ship to match the French naval strength Would Urge Solution Mussolini was expected to talk on a wide range of subjects The s e m io f f i cial Rome newspaper Uiornale Dltalia said he would irge a solution of the war debts at the forthcoming world economic conference II said he would also urge tariff revisions and stabilization of ex change on a gold basis as important matters for the economic conference to consider He was expected to back any proposals to bring about effective disarmament Italy proposed dras tic reductions long ago at Geneva and had stood aside since while HOUSE AMENDS RESOLUTIONS OF HOLIDAY GROUP Dean Sings in Assembly Observance of St Patricks Day DBS MOINES March 17 After striking several paragraphs pledging the legislature to a certain program from the resolution adopt France and Germany sought to concilate opposing policies KnssoBritlsh Break Seen LONDON March 17 break In diplomatic relations be tween Great Britain and soviet Russia was anticipated today in both business and political circles The second crisis in affairs of the two countries within five months this time the arrest of flix British subjects employed in Mos cow was considered likely to cause the recall of the British ambassa dor Sir Esmond Ovey An embargo on Russian goods was also viewed as a possibility to take effect when the present trade agreement with the two countries expires April 16 Negotiations were begun only recently for a new agreement TWO BILLS ASK BEER FOR IOWA State Senator Cooney Plans to Take Steps as Soon as U S Law Is Ready DW3 MOINES March 17 Senator Matt D Cooney of Du buqiie president pro temporc of the senate piano to take steps to legalize the sale of beer in Iowa as soon as the national beer bill is enacted Both Senator Cooney and Rep resentative O J Ditto of Osceola county have introduced bills in the senate and house providing for the licensing of wholesale and retail dispensation of beer Cooneys bill is now in the hands of the senale sifting committee of which Cooney is a member It Is planned to bring the hill out or consideration in the upper housr ollowing final action on the national legislation ed last Monday by Holiday association the Farmers their visit to the legislature the house today by a vote of 79 to 24 passed favor ably on the resolution The resolution was placed before the house for action by Representa tive Grell of Scott who stated after amendment that nothing is left in which we are interesled He said however he had accom plished what was desired the de termination of how the various members stood on the farm relief measures demanded Strike Uepea Demand On motion of Representative Han son of Winnebago the house struck out the demand for repeal of the measure suspending mortgage fore closure until March 1 1935 and the enactment of a bill for complete moratorium without expensive re ceivership The members also adopted amend ments by Representative Johnson of striking out reference to a ttoposed farm strike May 3 if con gress fails to enact legislation fa vorable to the farmer and calling upon Governor Herring to declare an embargo on the shipment of food products out of Iowa and to use his influence in bringing about similar action by other governors m the midwest states Appreciates Problem Another amendment by Johnson struck from the resolution the phrase we do not desire to see re dress of our wrongs and grievances through force except as a last re sort The house in a further amend ment said it appreciated the prob cms confrontingthe farmers and pledged support to do ovorylhinir possible to alleviate the situalion The house also agreed to senale clanfying amendments to the rucsterMoKinnonWenlg bill ex tending the redemption period un til March 1 in mortgage fore closure sales in which the decree has been entered but the redemp on period has not expired Relief of Debtor The resolution as adopted de mands enactment of legislation for of the farm debtor and over burdened taxpayer revision of tax aws repeal of mandatory levies except those necessary to sustain county and state government and Elimination of emasculation of bills or farm relief Concurrence also was given to minor amendments to the tax duction measure making tax rates Applicable to actual instead of axable value The house devoted an hour today o the observance of St Patricks day in charge of Representative H Donion of Palo Alto and Senator Malt D Cooney of Dii buque Earl Dean Sings Both gave brief talks on the sig nificance of the occasion Donion called attention to the fact that the Irish were the first settlers in Palo Alto county ana had named their county seat after Robert Emmett Irish patriot Rcpresenative Earl Dean of Cer 10 Gordo VJKS one of the partici pants in Ihe program singing and whistling several selections to his own accompaniment on a banjo Final legislative approval was placed on the tax reduction bill to slash state printing costs The stale senate followed the lead of the house in approving the measure which gives the stale printing board to elimi nate the printing of various docu ments and reports of private asso ciations Amend Printing Bill Before giving its approval how ever Ihe senate adopted amend ments which will permit continua tion of printing of the legislative bill index and of reports of the Iowa academy of science It defeated an amendment by Senator Topping of Turns House Doim Change in Beer Bill Conferees to Decide on Alcoholic Content of Brew WASHINGTON March 17 The house today rejected the senate amendments to the beer bill and sent it to conference to compose the differences between the two branches The democratic leadership of both branches is concentrating on get ting adjustments between the two in time for President Roosevelt to sign the bill Monday which would allow sale of beer by April 4 The main stumbling block to agreement is the 32 provision for alcoholic percentage in the house bill which the senate cut to 305 2 Other Amendments House managers in the contosl between Ihe two branches arc under inslruction also to insisl on elim inalion if the senate amendments forbidding sale of beer to persons under 16 and allowing wine up to 305 per cent It was contended in the house de bate by antiprohibitionists that the matter of regulations against sale to young people was for the slales to handle Speaker Rainey appointed as conferees Representatives Dough ton of North Carolina Cullen of New York and McCormack of Massachusetts democrats Tread way of Massachusetts and Watson of Pennsylvania republicans Harrison to Lead i Senator lijarilsbn D who piloted the bill through the senate doubtless will head the conferees for that branch He today predicted a quick agreement with assurance that the president would get the bill Monday Because the senate was in recess today conferees for that branch cannot be named until Monday Before adjourning the senale passed the Bulkley bill to permit the Reconstruction corporation to Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March millininum whatever that is has arrived on a senate vote on economy Only 13 sena tors voted that they could ruu the country better than the pres ident among em Huey Long and Champ Clark California passed the racin bill Maybe Texas the greatest horse raisingstate in the union will allow one to run for his oats Beer is coming back wine is coming back Greta Garbo is coming back sister Aimee ia coming back Senators salaries cut 15 per movie salaries cut oO per cent not so newspaper columnists salaries cut thats a stage comedians salaries cut that amt but if Roosevelt says it is why ils ok Yours WILL ROGERS lopyniiht 19M McNMKiit Syndlculc Vigorous Denial of Charges Made by Fairbanks Jr Film Star Plans to Fight Heart Suit of Engineer LOS ANGELES March 17 Douglas and debentures of states where pre purchase notes stale banks in ferred stock must carry double lia bility Murphy Votes Yes The roll call on final passage e beer bill follows Democrats for the bill Ashursl Bachman Bankhead Black Bone ow Clark Dill Duffy Brown Bulkley Bu Copeland Fletcher Dieterich Harrison Lonergan Long McCarran McKel ar Murphy Overtoil Pittman Reynolds Robinson of Arkansas Thomas of Ulan Trammel Tyd ings Van Nuys Wagner Walsh and Wheeler Total 31 Republicans for Barbour Couzens Heberl John on Kean LaFollelte McNary Norris Reed Steiwer and Walcott Total Grand total 43 33 Democrats Opposed Democrats against the bill Adams Bratton Byrd Caraway Connally Hayden McGill Neely ope Russell Sheppard Stephens Thomas of Total 13 Republicans against Austin Borah Capper Dale Fess Frazier Goldsborougli Hale Hastings Patterson Hatfield Keyes Nye Robinson of Indiana Burlington which would rlc J Column continue Si Townsend Vandenberg and White 17 Grand total against 30 SLAYEIFWIFE WILL FACE TRIAL 2 of 3 Children Beaten by Father at Estherville Die of Injuries ESTHERVILLE March 7 First degree murder charge are to be filed tomorrow against Joe Bcrven 33 who yesterday beat his wife and two children to death with a shotgun barrel and seriously in jured a third child County authorities said a prelim inary hearing would be held before a juslice of the peace with formal charges of murder of the three beinglodged He was being held in the county jail meanwhile Mrs Berven died enroute to a local hospital and two of the chil dren Elmer 5 and Jack 14 months died last night Ramona 3 was not expected to live through the day according to hospital authorities Berven unemployed for two years attacked the members of his family when he returned home yes terday and found that the noon meal was not prepared he lold of ficers A i vrr A vigorous dentalof ihe charts alienation of fa Imprisonment was made today bj Fairbanks Jr screen yesterday was sued for damages by Jorgen Dietz chemical engineer Two actions were filed by Dietz In the first he accused the actor of steahng the love and affection comfort and assistance of his wife Mrs SolveigDietz In his second suit the engineer SENATE DECIDES HOUSE MUST ACT FIRST UPON BILL Committee Says Relief Act Carries Revenue Features WASHINGTON March 17 A decision lhal the presidential farm relief program constituted revenue raising threw congress into single file today with the senate to follow the house in attacking the problem An appeal for immediate action had been sent to the senate and house agriculture committees by a number of farm organizations The senate committee decided the revenue features of the bill re quired that it originate in the and withheld any action unlil the bill ig passed there Delay Will Ue Fatal The farm organizations state ment concluded wth the assertion that delay will be fatal It was signed by a number of groups ln eluding the American Farm Bureau federation the National Grange armers Educational and Cooper ative union Farmers National Grain corporation American Colton Co operative associalion National Live stock Markeling association and national commitee of farm organi zations In the home plans were proceed ing for early action on the bill The agriculture committee arranged to hear from administration advisors an explanation of the bill Secretary Wallace after a morning appear ance before the senate committee was ready to appear the house committee in the afternoon charges Fairbanks Michael Levee Fairbanks manager and otherr coerced and threatened him with imprisonment to compel him to de sist from malting any claim against the film nctor Says He Was Compelled Dietz charges that Levee Fair banks and others compelled him to go to the district attorneys office where he was restrained from his liberty for two hours Later he alleges he was forced to go to a room at a downtown hotel where he again was hours Filing of the suit brought light an investigation Fairbanks Dietz and actress Lucy Doraine imprisoned for four to buy the necklace Fitts declared they to Involving a screen conducted by District Attorney Buron Fitts last December The investigation Fitts said was requested by Fair banks Jr At that time Fills said Miss Doraine and were questioned by him at his office after he said Miss Doraine allempted to sell young Fairbanks a necklace Fitts said the investigation disclosed the pair had threatened Ihe alienation suit against Fairbanks if he failed They said wanted the money in order they might marry Will Not Dodge Issue I hate to appear a martyr but I am going to see the thing through said Fairbanks declaring that Fitts had wanted to prosecute the pair last December but that he Fairbanks had been prevailed up on by the pleas of Miss Doraine and Dietz not to prosecute I nm nol going to dodge the issue this time said Fairbanks my wife Joan Crawford under stands the whole thing and has known about it all along At first we laughed and now we are not between ourselves but at the whole situation Dietz suit alleges the alienation of affections of his wife took place over a period of a year beginning n February 1931 Mrs Dlctz is now reported to be in Copenhagen Denmark her home 83 Given Degrees at Iowa State College AMES March 17 three Iowa State college students were awarded degrees today at graduation exercises marking the end of the winter term Two the students arc from foreign countries 28 from for eign stales and 53 from Iowa At the white house it was that rcacton to the presdentV message of yesterday and to the bill was slow in coming ant that no protests had been received Mem bers of congress were beglnnina io hear from constituents on both sides of the question Friends of the administration program although confident of its iltimate passage by the senate nd mttej that progress there will JrobRbly be slower than that re ordcd by the Roosevelt proposals or economy and beer Scattered Hostility Thore was a scattered imdercur ent of hostility toward the meas ure Senators Russell of Georgia and Long of Louisiana indicated dis like for the speed with which the sennit is acting others said they proposed a hall in rubberstamp ingprocedure Meanwhile representatives of pro cessors hurriedly analyzed the lone and complicated bill some of Ihem definitely committed to battling its enacirient Others were stilled by the presidents plea in his special message to congress yesterday for a fair trial of the measure Require All Licenses Some processors were particular ly interested in a provision that would let Secretary Wallace require all to be licensed whether they handled commodities named in the bill or competing products This would permit assessment of ft000 a day fines against those who op erated without licenses Wallace however indicated be did Tot intend to use this unless processors failed to cooperate will inglr Based on recommendations of farm organization leaders and edi tors the program would place in the hands of Secretary Wallace sweeping powers to deal with the problems of low prices and surplus production The program has flexi bility empowering Wallace to em ploy parts or all of several plans including the Smith cotton method the principles of the domestic al lotment bill leasing of lands to re tire them from production and trade agreements CoOperative Agreements Through the cooperative agree ments between producers and pro Tlirn to Incf 2 Column 11 IOWA WEATHER liJiin In south and rain or in north portion Friday night und Saturday somewhat colder Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures tor 24 hour period ending at 8 oclocd Friday morning Mnxiinnm Thursday 57 Minimum in Niglit 28 At 8 A M   

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