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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                I WorM Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WURE 6KHV1CE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 22 1933 JJJOO THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS 7T ONE NO 144 HOUSE APPROVES FARM RELIEF BILL REFINANCING OF FARMS PLANNED BY RELIEF BILL President Will Send Message to Congress in Few Days WASHINGTON March 22 President Roosevelts next message to congress will recommend a pro gram of farm mortgage and smal home mortgage relief including methods of refinancing it will be ready for presentation in a few days The farm mortgage program wil be embodiedin a bill on which Henry Morgenthau Jr the farm board chairman and Dr W I Myers his assistant are now work ing By the time congress is ready to consider the bill Morgenthaus plan ior consolidating federal farm credit agencies will be complete Most of this will be accomplished by executive order Confers With Kobinson Morgenthau conferred on the islation today with Senator Robin son of Arkansas democratic leader and members of the senate banking and agriculture committees Robin son said he expected the mei io be finished within two or i days In some respects the plan will follow the anadian aystem which provides for debtor relief or concil lation courts A system of farm debt arbitra tion agencies was authorized the last session of i for setting considered irunaer congress setting them up are by federal district at and ow farmers aim conferences between and their debtors to methods of working out by agreement Mortgage Refinancing The basis of the Roosevelt relief plan however will be1 the refinanc ing of mortgages The white house does not contemplate that a special bond issue will be needed but the measure may authorize the credit agency to sell bonds in the same manner as the federal farm land banks now obtain capital for their operations One method of refinancing which has been proposed is contained in a bill introduced by Chairman Jones of the house agriculture committee This measure was explained by Speaker Rainey today as one which would allow mortgage holders to trade their mortgages for govern ment bonds bearing low interest rates The bonds in turn would be guaranteed by the mortgages which the government would hold To Consolidate Agencies With the morgages in the posses sion of the government they could be reissued at much lower inter est rates Rainey said The credit agencies which are to be Turn In IIIRP 5 Column 7 Youth Admits Slaying and Pleads for Death Instead of Life Term COLFAX Wash March 22 Admitting in superior court here today that he slew an aged poolhall owner for 14 cents Renold Brown 17 of Towner N Dak asked to be hanged instead of being sent to pri son for life President Signs Billto Legalize Prussia Diet Favors Union With Austria Berlin Meeting Place Draped With Flag of New Order BERLIN March 22 sias new diet acclaimed the polic of political union with Austria a its first meeting this afternoon Controlled by Chancellor Hitlers nazi party it jammed through the election of officers and committees and cheered keynote speeches by the aged Genera Karl Litzmann speak er pro tern and Hans Kerrl who was reelected speaker The house discarded the old order of business organized in less than threequarters of an hour and de clined amid jeers to liberate severa socialist members detained in pris ons for political offenses DrapedWith Flag The meeting place was draped with the flag of the new order The galleries were crowded Prince August Wilhelm occupied a seat in he old royal box It is one of the great honors which ever has come to me Gen eral Litzmann said to open this diet in the spirit of the Hitler spring But it was Wilhelm Kube the nazi floor leader who aroused the reatest enthusiasm Salute 8 Austrians Saluting eight Austrian nazis who sat in the gallery he cried As the leader of tne nazis in this louse and on the order of Chancel or Hitler I as a Prussian say that we FruBsiansare panGermans that we shall continue tobe so and that we shall have attained our goal inly when all Germany including 3erman Austria is united with our fatherland in one great state which on then serve Germanys mission n the world We Prussians are especially ualified to express our feeling of ffinity with our German brothers evered from us in Austria Cheers and Stamping Cheers and stamping of feet al most drowned his voice as he ex laimed We shall definitely and finally rase the rest of marxism from erman History Prussianism and aziijm are identical The party in control he said of ers the centrist party the oppor unity of participating in the re molding of Germany but ho stated rankly that the centrists can only pprove what the nazis and the na ionalists decide to do Si fa a nt fir it 1 AUNT HET By Robert Quillen The more I look at Lizas face the more I wonder why Nature denied women the boon o whiskers BABE RUTH WILL PLAY THIS YEAR Agrees to Accept From Yanks at Meeting With Ruppert ST PETERSBURG Fla March 22 Ruth came to terms with Col Jacob Ruppert owner of the New York Yankees here this afternoon and will sign a one year contract for The actual signing will be a mere formality and will take place within the next few days Ruppert will leave here Sunday or Monday for New York and Ruth will take his place in right field in the Yankee lineup for the exhibition game with the Boston Braves here Friday The long salary controversy was brought to a sudden close today when Ruth reduced his demand of last Saturday from 555000 to 000 The figure was immediately accepted by Ruppert and the con ference their third of the spring training season was over within five minutes Todays meeting was held at Ruths request and took place in his penthouse apartment here Ruths salary will drop back to its 19232S level when he signs his new contract He received 575000 last year When tendered a contract by the New York club early in the winter Ruth mailed it hack without con ferring with club officials an nouncing that he would not sign for less than FRANCE WOULD BROADEN SCOPE OF PEACE CLUB Premier Daladier May Go to Italy to Confer With Mussolini PARIS March 22 Daladier of France it was believed today may go to Italy to meet Premier Mussolini of that nation as the next step in efforts to organize a four power peace club It was thought the two day meet in northern Italy as n Duce is still unwilling to leave Italy No plans It TTHS said semioffi cially had yet been made for the meeting which was still only a possibility dependent on Signer Mussolinis reaction to conversa tions in Paris between Prime Min ister Ramaay MacDonald of Great Britain ana French officials Hay of Sunshine French government circles were increasingly optimistic over the possibility of an eventual accord We see a ray of sunshine said a government spokesman Frances efforts to widen the scope of the accord is allaying fears of Poland and the little entente it said It remained to be seen lowever on what basis they would participate particularly in the revi sion of existing problems because desire he peace club be dent group unhindered by unwield iness of the league of nations Anxious For Pact TRAIN CARRIES AWAY SNOW Stock Exchange Seat Sells Higher NEW YORK March 22 iale of a New York stock ex hange membership at was announced today The price was SOOO above the last transaction The French are anxious to bring about a pact within the league be ause they would be able to muster and influence there to coun eract a possible ItaloGerman bloc against them The principal French criticisms appear to be that if the peace club s confined to the four powers Jreat Britain France Germany and taly it will tend to divide Europe nto categories of nations and will nfringe on the prerogatives of the eague of nations in which all have the same rights Return to Ixwidon Premier Ramsay MacDonald of reat Britain who was returning o London today with his foreign ecretary Sir John Simon said the our powers are the center of the scheme because they are the league councils permanent members and would bear the brunt if worst comes to worst MacDonald and Sir John left by airplane for Lon don at 9 a m The French leaders also contend that admissions of the right to re vise peace treaties and of German armament equality as called for under the Mussolini program re quire most careful examination This is necessary they held in view of the possible consequences in dip lomatic negotiations which would be initiated Immediately Witnesses to Robbery at Cedar Rapids Fail to Identify 2 Suspects CEDAR RAPIDS March 22 UP to the robbery of the United State bank here Monday failed to identify Louis Rose 28 and Lloyd Creeken 22 both of Wa terloo today as the pair who es caped with 5835 in cash and cur rency The men arrested last night at Waterloo on charges of carrying concealed weapons were confronted today by Frank Kanak cashier Bessie Zurka clerk and George Rejsa garage man whose car was used in the holdup None of the witnesses could identify the men Hitler Expected to Have Powers of Dictatorship German Reichstag Will Meet Thursday to Mark End of Republic BERLIN March 22 first German reichstag controlled by Adolf Hitler in his political career of 14 years meets tomorrow to hear him outlins the government policy he intcffdsto carry out for four yearswithbutitaraij The relchstag is expected to move swiftly toward the gcal he has set wiping out the last vestiges of dem ocracy in Germany jy ending its own existence for the allotted four years or at least as long as he re mains chancellor It is almost an absolute certainty that the enabling act drawn up Ly Hitler giving himself dictatorial powers for that period and cumpiet ing setting aside the present repub lican constitution will be approved Moves With Speed An indication of the attitude of this new reichstag like none other that assembled sincj the war was the methodical and rapid nianner in which it carried ouv lh program of the hitler leadership yesterday The regimented nazf brown shirts in a comfortable majority with the com munists barred from taking their seats completed its organization in nine minutes and completed its first business session in the Kroll opera house in 25 minutes The speech making there and the ceremonial in the Imperial Gar rison church at Potsdam earlier in the day was left to the designated leaders of the government and the venerable President Paul Von Hind euburg The reicbstag functioned will military precision The socialist bloc of 125 members sat to the extreme left in the late afternoon session and abstained from voting ior the nazi and national officers elected including Capt Hermann Goering who was renamed president 81 Communists Barred The allied nazis and nationalists have a total of 30 votes and with Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March is a heart breaking thing for an income tax payer to relate Did you notice in this the worse year in history that the receipts from the income tax doubled over last year Well that kinder knocks into a cock hat tht idea that if you taxed incomes too much there wouldnt be any That is a lot of hooey folks that can earn money will earn it no matter what per centage they themselves get out pf it ber the government has left one loophole open for those with money and that is the tax ex empt bonds so our financial ills will never be settled till you fix wo every man will pay on income on what he earns be it a farm grocery store or municipal or government bonds Yours WILL ROGERS CopjrlsM J033 McNaucht Syndicate 81 communists barred the reichstag membership is reduced to 501 Thus the government parties have more than the necessary twothirds to pass the enabling The new act also will give the Hitler government the power to sign foreign treaties without sanc tion of the reichstag or the reichs rat the states council Japanese Ask Police Guard in New York NEW YORK March 22 police guard for Yosuke Matsuoka ind five other Japanese delegates o the league of nations when they irrlve on the Leviathan Friday has been requested by the state de mrtment Police Commissioner Edward P Mulrooney said the delegation would be given whatever escort it needed WORKER KILLED ATDESMOINES Stock Paper Cutters Head Caught Between Wall and Elevator DES MOINES March 22 William Munro 65 stock paper cutter in a Des Moines newspaper plant was killed today when his head was caught between a wall and an elevator Munro was assisting fellow work men In hoisting a roll of paper with the elevator when the accident occurred Munro was born in Aberdeen Scotland and came to America 21 years ago DELAY MET BY IDLE AID PLAN Senate House Committee on Labor to Hold Joint Hearing on Act BULLETIN WASHINGTON March 22 Koosevelt has In vited members of the house and senate labor committees to meet with him at the white hnuse tonight to discuss his iincinployineat relief hill WASHINGTON March 22 President Roosevelts reforestation employment program met at least a temporary delay today when the house labor committee decided to hold hearings instead of acting im mediately Chairman Connery opposed to the measure said after it held an executive committee session that the committee wanted hearings so well have hearings Connery said later that the house and senate labor committees would meet jointly tomorrow to open hearings on the reforestation pro posal Aliss Pcrldns FIrsl Our first witness will be Fran ces Perkins the new secretary of labor Connery said and next his committee will call William Green president of the American Federa tion of Labor It was revealed today that Miss Perkins will be charged with selec tion of the unemployed to be en rolled in the conservation corps for forestry work Connery Opposes Bill Connery yesterday refused to in troduce a hill sponsored by Presi dent Roosevelt He reiterated today that he opposed it because it would establish a wage of a day for unskilled labor Democratic leaders in the house had indicated they hoped Conneryg committee would approve the bill speedily since with passage of the farm bill late today there will be nothingof consequence for the house to work on Injured in Fall MARBLE ROCK March Mrs Wilson Meyers while walking across the yard slipped and fell racturing both bones in her left imb below the knee Extension of Tax Due Date Passed by State Senate House Puts Gross Sales Tax on Special Order for Next Tuesday DE3 MOTIVES March 22 three months extension of the dus date on taxes was approved by the state senate today in passing by a vote of 32 to 11 a sifting committee bill for this purpose ulao voted to memorialize congress for a duty on black strap molasses received from its sifting committee the bill for setting up constitutional convene tions on prohibition repeal and passed eight measures and killed one The bill seeking to speed the liqui dation of closed banks encountered considerable opposition and the sen ate decided to defer action while having the bill on its calendar Sponsored by Irwiu Sponsored by Senator H L Ir ivin of DeWitt it would serve the Jual purpose of permitting the re ceiver for closed banks to borrow rom the Reconstruction Finance corporation increase by eleven and mehalf million dollars the amount if anticipitory levied allowed against he slate sinking fund and seek to make the warrants more salable by reducing demoninations and chang ng interests Under the provisions of the bill extending the time for tax pay ments the date for the payment of ill taxes in 1933 would be set as Tuiy 1 instead of April 1 If the taxes were unpaid on July they would draw interest at the of 1 per cent a month from Vpril 1 until paid At present the delinquent date on taxes Is April 1 Give More Time Senator Irwin waid the extension vould give people more time to aise money with which to pay tax s Other speakers in opposing the measure contended it would miti Tate against the prompt payment f taxes and would work a hard hip on governmental subdivisions The concurrent resolution which vas approved memorializes con to consider an enactment of egislation tending to promote the of grain alcohol as lend for motor fuel and to place in import duty on black strap mo asses which would make the price that product comparable to the Roosevelts Smile Broad as He Writes Measure Comes From House Wrapped in Red Ribbon WASHINGTON March 22 President Roosevelt today signed into law the bill allowing sale of 32 per cent beer and wines from mid night April G onward The president signed the bill at 2 p m eastern time From congressional halls it had been taken to him done up neatly in red ribbon by Representatives Cullon and OConnor of New York McCormnck of Massachusetts and Parsons and Sabath of Illinois all democrats Cullon sponsored the law on the legislative course Gliinces Over Bill In his seat at the head of the cabinet table and in the presence of newspapermen and photog raphers the president glanced over the pages of the enrolled meas ure Upon completing the reading he folded over the last page and pickec up the first of the four pens he usec in signing Stephen T Early a secretary was at his side The delegation of house member which carried the bill to the whit house stood just outside the cabine room during the signing and late were received by Mr Roosevelt Got the Smile jliooking after he had signei the president smiied remarked jhorog raphers that be hoped they the smile at the end When the bill was received from congress Early took the measnn in to the president who was just completing lunch at his desk with Postmaster General Farley The president immediately walk ed over to the cabinet room and signed Representative Cullen asked if he might have one of the pens used in the signing Poses for Pictures Sure the president replied He chatted amiably with the delegation around him while he posed for photographers There was a call Croni one of the group for another smile like that other one and the chief executive chuckled The president directed that the four pens be given to the American Federation of Labor the American Legion Cullen and Senator Harri son of Mississippi who as chairman of the finance committee was in charge of the legislation in the sen ate rice of 55 cents a bushel on corn t Chicago Devise New Methods The resolution contended that the cst solution for taking care of rain surplusses was to devise new methods of consumption and stated mt tests have established the effi iency of alcoholgasoline blends for lotor fuel It pointed out that imports of lack molasses coming into the ountry duty free are entering into ompetition with domestic agricul irnl products used in the domestic lanufacture of industrial alcohol The only measure killed by the cnate was a bill by Senator lemmc which would lower the pop ation requirement for levying ridge funds against city property Another resolution passed by the pper house designates the eastern old finch as the official state bird Three Conservation 15111s Of the measures approved three ere conservation committee bills hich already have passed the ouse They authorized the board conservation to regulate traffic state parks provide that the ate executive council on recom iTnrn In Faun 5 Column GRAND JURY GETS MITCHELL CASE Former National City Bank Chairman Accused of Tax Fraud NEW YORK March 22 than 24 hours Sifter his arrest wns ordered by the attorney general in Washington the case of the federal government against Charles E Mit chell former chairman of the Na tional City bank charged with in come tax evasion went before the federal grand jury today Federal Attorney George Z Me ialic his chief assistant Thomas E Dewey and Assistant Federal Attorney Murray Gurfein present ed to the grand jury before noon the charge that Mitchell by selling to his wife at a loss stocks which he later bought back had wilfully evaded an income tax of 11in Trial Attorney General Homer S Cuni mmgs said in Washington night that Medalie would proceed forthwith to present the case to a rand jury with a view to pressing tor an early trial Mfidalie did not comment today on the grand jury proceedings or give any information concerning witnesses who had been called In evening clothes Mitchell who until his recent resignation as a re sult 01 his testimony before the sen ate investigating committee was one of the countrys most powerful Bankers was arrested last night in us Fifth avenue home and taken m a taxicab to the federal hulki ng where his bail was fixed at Turn lo f A BIERMANN SAYS ACT OUT OF LINE WITH PLATFORM lowan Opposes Measure as Depending Upon High Tariff BULLETIN WASHINGTON March house vote on pasiigo of tlio furm relief hill was 315 to 98 Speaker Ilalney voted for the hill WASHINGTON March 22 The farm relief bill integral part of President Roosevelts emergency program was passed by the house today by a strong bipartisan ma jority Biermann of lowu democratic successor to Gilbert Haugen famed advocate of the equalization fee said he could not support the bill I have listened to all the com mittee discussions and all the de bate and I cant persuade myself it is in accord with the democratic platform on which we were elect ed he said Commits Administration For one thing it sets on the foundation of a hlgn protective tariff and commits the new admin istration to a high tariff Passage was voted after two days committee consideration and two days of debate by the house during which amendments were barred It was the fourth major recommendation of President Roosevelt to receive house approval in less than three weeks Slower action is expected in the senate where opposition is formid able and there is no restriction on debateor rule t to her invoked against amend meats ret ators were predicting it would pass very much in its present form Gives Secretary Powers The bil places enormous powers over American agriculture in the muds of the secretary of agricul ture Its policy was termed by Mr Roosevoit a new and untrod path ts purpose is to increase farm buy power The chief provisions Names wheat cotton tobacco orn rice hogs cattle sheep millf tml its products as major agricul ural commodities Authorizes the secretary of agn ulture to enter into voluntary greements with producers of these ommodities to obtain acreage or rop reductions In return for cur uilmcnts the producer would re eive rent or benefit payments IjCvy Processing Tax Empowers the secretary to levy recessing taxes on the commodi Rs to raise the funds for paying he rent or benefits The tax would e limited to the amount necessary o bring the aggregate farm return o its prewar purchasing power Also gives him full powers to reg ulate through a licensing ays tern the handling in interstate and for eign commerce of the nine com modities and it permits him to make marketing agreements Creates a government cotton pool as proposed in last sessions Smith bill Growers would receive in return for production slashes anci benefit by any price increase Dubuque Man Burned to Death in His Home DUBUQUE March 22 Scholz 02 a machinist was burned to death In his homo early today when flames starting from an ex plosion of a kerosene stove burned the house to Its foundation Neighbors turned in an alarm and firemen carried Scholz from the building He was taken to a hospital where he died several hours later Wea IOWA WEATHER Somewhat unsettled Wednes day night and Thursday not so cold In west and cen tral portions Wednesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 30 Minimum in Night I1 At 8 A M 17 Melting hod reduced the Mason City snow level from 15 inches to 12 inches by Wednesday forenoon and a warm sun and a south wind were resuming their work where they left off Tuesday It wont bn long now   

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