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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 17, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 17 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 166 New Senator Not Fooled Reynolds Refuses to Take Up Quack Remedies By CHARLES P STEWART April 17 CPA Robert R Reynolds ar rived in Wash in g t o n from North Carolina early in Decem ber 1932 short ly before the end of the last con gressional ses sion with what may be called a picturesque rep utation to say the least He had just beaten Senator Cameron Morri son who had Deen servingtemporarily by appointment as the late Senator Lee S Overmans successor No one had had the least idea that he could win but he down He won as a wet Morrison was bone dry in what until then had been considered an ultradry state He also was said to have won by a powerful appeal to the hot polloi Senator Reynolds likewise has had a thrilling other things as a professional wrestler a sailor before the mast and an acrobat Human Dynamo His personal charm was admitted that he was a human dynamo The assumption however was that senatorially he would be more sensational than anything else The fact is that Senator Reynolds is rapidly on his way to recognition as one of Capitol Hills strong men His abilities are first class In a worldly way he is poor and it is plain that he has the sympathy of thorough understanding with the distress which has been increas ingly rampant as the country has traveled downward into the valley of the depression Nevertheless his economic sense is unfailing He Icnows quackmedicine and rejects it takes nerve The aemagog it Its popular No proposal to reduce production on the ground that there is too much of it catches Senator Rey nolds Need Buying Power Suppose there is too much he reasons Too much to eat and wear never hurt anyone Unbalanced pro duction there may be but with a proper balance overproduction is impossible Mans wants stretch in definitely Producing less cannot in crease buying power Thats whats needed I myself for example have de sires I cant satisfy This suit I have on is my only one On that rack is my one over coat I wouldnt have that hut it was given to me I have two pairs oE shoes four shirts and I think I have four outfits of underclothes Is all that enough I dont consider it so i Lack of Money Parked across the street I have a three year old flivver Id like a fine new car but I certainly shall have to make that car do for at least two more seasons It isnt overproduction that keeps me out of the market Its lack of money I shant earn more by working fewer hours either Yes Ive a senators salary but it has been cut and Im in debt I worry I wake up in the night and T assure you the perspiration starts on my forehead from the thought of my obligations Those are our two problems Op portunity to earn to produce to produce more notless And debt cancellation to restore confidence and revive business HOUSE ADOPTS ARMS MEASURE Near Accord on Appropriations Measure Joins Before Birlh EVANSVILLE April 17 Paul Canlner and his son are pals Cantner Y M C A official ap plied Saturday for a Y member ship for Don Hurley Cantner his son Don was born at noon Sunday AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont believe Pa ever lied to me unless it was that time he said he didnt catch the cats tail in the vacuum cleaner on purpose CONFEREES GET READY TO SEND IN COMPROMISE Bill Main Obstacle to Early Adjournment of lowa Assembly DES MOINES April 17 conference committee was reported near an accord today on many pro visions of the biennial appropria tions bill chief obstacle to immedi ate adjournment of the Iowa gen eral assembly The senate and house conferees worked during the weekend and several said they expected to finish adjustment of differences by to night The senate measure would allow approximately more than that of the house Authoritative reports were that the committee had agreed upon 51790000 each for the University of Iowa and Iowa State college al lotment Poss Committee Bill The house appropriation for the university was and for the college 51670835 The senate had named annually for the university and for the college While marking time until the fig ures are complete the house today passed a senate sifting committee bill to permit construction by mu nicipalities of selfliquidating sew age disposal systems The senate passed several resolu tions including one for the creation of an interim committee to draft ax revision legislation for presen tation at the August special session Sewage Plant Act The house voted 72 to 20 to ac cept the sewage disposal plant measure The measure allows cities o construct the plants from Re construction Finance corporation unds Revenue bonds would be is sued and would be liquidated through assessment of property owners for use of the sewage dis posal facilities An amendment by Representative rau of Buena Vista was added stipulating that hand labor be used nsofar as possible for construction vork Representative McFarlatie of Black Hawk supported the bill as an unemployment and relief aid He asserted that no property tax may je levied to repay any part of the loans from the R F C Reduce Poor Tax Employment made possible by construction of plants would elimi nate much of the tax levies for poor relief McFarlane added Representatives Johnson and Mc Crcery of Linn Jensen of Audubon and Teter of Marion spoke in sup port of the bill Opponents included Representative McKinnon of Henry who asserted the mayor and coun cil would derive too much power in carrying out provisions of the mea sure and that the people were de Tuin In Iftpe 2 Column 3 HINGH PLEADS NOT GUILTY Judge Overrules Motion to Set Aside Indictment in Case Paul Hinch under indictment on the charge of murdering his wife pleaded not guilty when arraigned before Judge M F Edwards Mon day forenoon The plea was entered by W G Henke attorney for Hinch after a motion to set aside the indictment had been overruled by Judge Ed wards The attorney also demurred to the indictment but this also was overruled Hinch was originally arraigned Friday and at that time was given a day in which to make his plea At the request of his attorney he had been furnished with a bill of par ticluars by M L Mason county at torney Hinch was arrested early in ary in connection with the death of his wife late in December The trial is set for April 24 The petit jurors put in their ap pearance Monday afternoon at the courthouse Early indications how ever were that no cases would be ready to try until Tuesday Judge M H Kepler of Northwood was here assisting Judge Edwards DISCUSS FACTOR KIDNAPING John Jake the Barber Factor internationally luiown Chicago speculator is shown left as he discussed ivith Sergeant Thomas Kelly ol the police the kidnaping of his son Jerome a Northwestern university student and a millionaire In his own right by reason of n trust fund established by Factor Associated Press Jake t fie Issues Plea to Sons Kidnapers Factor Says He CHILD VISITORS SEE PRESIDENT Phone Conversa tion With Boy CHICAGO April 17 ad mission that he had talked on the relephone with his son Jerome 3C lours after the boy was kidnaped last Wednesday night was made to day by John Jake the Barber Fac tor as he sought means of making any kind of a deal with the ab ductors Factor said the boy had told him They arc treating me all right so far but hurry up with the money or it will be tough for me Wants No Help Factor kept insisting he would rather play a lone hand without aid of police in atempting to pro cure return of the boy and said he was willing to pay any reasonable sum to effect a deal Factor denied he had talked di rectly with the abductors or with Murray Humphries Capone gang leader He added he was satisfied the abduction was not a Capone gang job Raise Ransom Amounl The first letter from tlva abduct ors who spirited the youth away from in front of his home last Wed nesday night demanded ransom Later notes were reported to have raised the amount to 100r 000 but officials have not verified this Concern for his sons welfare kept Factor once a barber later an international speculator from ac companying his lawyers to Wash ington where they sought an ap peal before the U S supreme court from an order extraditing him to England to face charges of mulct ing investors of S000000 Breach of Officials A breach between officials inves tigating the kidnaping occurred to day Capt Daniel Gilbert chief of the states attorneys police asked Prosecutor Thomas J Courtney to reprimand Lieut Leo Carr for not cooperating with other investigat ors Lieut Carr on sick leave Inter ested himself in the efforts to nego tiate with the kidnapers Capt Gil bert said but did not make any of ficial report of his activities Lieut Carr is a personal friend of Factor Beer Back in Kiester Three Places Licensed KIESTER Minn April flowed in Kiester today Two On sale and one Off sale license have been granted The ordinance was passed last week by the coun cil The old saloon closed in Kiestcr in 1012 which were started when the railroad wan built through in 1893 Grass on White House Lawn Too Wet for Annual Egg Rolling WASHINGTON April 17 President Roosevelt paid a surprise visit today to the hundreds of chil dren who attended the white house Easter egg rolling They had been somewhat dis appointed because the grass was so wet they couldnt roll their eggs but when the president unexpectedly appeared in the south portico with the whole Roosevelt family party including the two dogs Major and Meggie the child faces lighted with happiness I am glad to see you all said the president and I wish 1 could come out there with you Report Horse Thief Ring in Minnesota Iowa and Missouri CHICAGO April 17 thieves have jumped but of story books and are operating in the flesh in three middlewestern states authorities said today after Dep uty Sheriff John Froeiich of nearby Lake county reported recovering two animals stolen in Minnesota Froeiich said the horses were among 70 head stolen recently in Minnesota Iowa and Missouri and had been sold at Carroll Iowa Fred Converse a horse trader liv ing at Round Lake in Lake county in whose stables the horses were found was helping in an attempt to round up the gang Froeiich said IOWA FARMERS READY TO FIGHT EVICTION ORDER LE MARS April 17 hundred farmers gathered at the Ed Dtirband farm near here today and threatened to shoot it out with Sheriff F E Rippey if he attempts to carry out an eviction order One picketer wae quoted as saying Coffin makers will experience a boom if Rippey tries to throw the Durbands off The situation was tense and the farmers were determined that the eviction will be resisted Sheriff Rippey did not immediately take forceful action ALABAMA JUDGE SCORES PRINTED JURY CRITICISM Delays Negroes Cases Claims Trial Would Not Be Fair DECATUR Aia April 17 Trials of eight Negroes charged with attackingtwo white women on a freight train near Scottshoro Ala were postponed indefinitely to day by Judge James E Horton after he scored a purported criticism of Alabama jurymen in a published statement attributed to Samuel Liebowitz chief defense counsel The action came after Judge Horton sentenced Heywood Patter son first of the Negroes to bo re tried and convicted to die in the electric chair June 16 Heads From Paper Judge Horton from the bench road from the Decatur Daily pub lished here a statement from At torney General Thomas E Knight Jiv of Alabama taking issue with a purported statement of Liebowitz as printed in the New York Herald Tribune This printed statement quoted Liebowitz as follows If you ever saw those crea tures those bigots whose mouths are slits in their faces whose eyes pop out at you like frogs whose chins drip tobacco juice bewhisk cred and filthy you would not ask how they could do it iResponse toQnestion This statement waspurported to have been made in response to a question as to how the jury trying the Negro Heywood Patterson found him guilty on Sunday April Knight in his reply printed in the Decatur paper had said If this statement was made by LiebowitE it can only be taken as a wail of a loser particularly in view of the fact that in his address to the jury in the Patterson cause he lauded the people of Mor gan county and the members of the jury to the skies Judge Horton said Made Littlo Difference I do not know whether the lead ingcounsel for the defendant made the statement imputed to him Judge Horton said I am not stat ing that he did but so far as it might influence this trial it could make little difference whether he actually said it or not The effect will be the same The published statement was uncalled for It was addressed to a panel of highly in telligent jurors and men who wished to do what was right fn the case The statement of itself of ne cessity must make impossible any just and impartial verdict The ac cused Negro must be a victim of thisstatement His leading attorney would be a millstone about his neck No court regardful of its duty to see that trials must be fair and impartial could under such baneful influences permit the trial of this case to proceed at the present time It therefore becomes the unques tioned duty of this court at the present time to enter of its own motion a continuance of this case until such time when in its judg ment a fair and impartial trial may be had Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal April 17 the whole country is all agreed that we are headed to ward the feed trough and since the members of congress have been so fine and decent and the senators have taken out U S citizenship papers and swore al legiance to our land since the bankers have finally seen the errors of their ways and started banking instead of gambling there just aint much left a poor writer to pick on Course there is always Huey Long the Japanese and the French but the French are re penting the Japanese have cap tured more than they can hold and the old kingfish of the Louisiana cane breaks has not been convicted by court of law You must always remember that in that great fraternity the mystic nights of the politics there is some crookedness going on on both sides Yours WILL iCopjnshl 1033 MeNnnght Syndicate Senate Again Debates Upon Farm Aid Act Votes 52 to 31 Not to Reconsider 30 Hour Bill Passage WASHINGTON April 17 Driving at last toward a test vote on currency inflation the senate today resumed debate on the Roose velt farm program Before members for a decision were proposals of Senators Long democrat and Wheeler dem ocrat to rehabilitate silver as part of the agricultural relief move Leaders were hopeful a final vote could be had by Thursday on the farm program Refuse to Reconsider The senate today refused to re consider passage of the five day week bill and sent it to the house where important modifications are in prospect to meet administration suggestlons The vote against reconsideration 52 to 31 removed a serious obstacle to the administration farm bill as the motion had been pending more than a week and four previous ef forts to bring it up had met with republican opposition The senate passed the bill April G by 50 to 23 Amendment Defeated The motion to reconsider was made by Senator Trammell demo crat who sought to press an amendment to include foreign ar ticles in the proposed interstate commerce ban against tured products made with labor working longer than five days a week and a day Asim ilar amendment was 41 to 39 before the senate passed the bill The administration has indorsed the principle of the bill but wants it made more elastic with the lim itation on hours extended wherever it would work undue hardship on an industry Dickinson republican voted for reconsideration while Murphy democrat lowaj voted against the proposal t C THORNTON ISriton on Trial in Russia ITALY TO TALK ON TRADE PACTS Attitude Shown by Choos ing Jung as Representa tive to Washington By ANDRE BEUDING ConjriKht 1033 hy tlie Associated TresM ROME April 17 ap pointment of Finance Minister uido Jung to represent Italy in the preliminary world economic conference in Washington was re arded today in business circles as an indicator foreshadowing Italys ideas at the conference Signor Jung is not only a banker of international experience but an nternational commerce expert lle headed the national export institute from 1927 until last year Can Discuss Tariffs Businessmen say this means he not only will be in a position to dis cuss debts but also international trade agreements tariffs and mone tary accords Signor Jung will be called upon to interpret the new Italian attitude that the most favored nation treat ies must be replaced by individual negotiations among nations Alberto Asqulni under secretary of corporations recently stated in the senate The most favored na tion understandings must be re vised to divide benefits more just ly One Sided Profits He said there was too much one sided profiting from the agreements and argued that the nation could not sell without also buying That Signer Jung will go to Washington with full bargaining powers is seen in this similar state ment by Minister of Agriculture Baron Acerbo to the senate The present situation was adoitly fore seen by the fascist government when I stipulated that the new con ventions of last year permit us be fore summer to denounce existing treaties so we are free for tariff negotiations before the end of the year Hunt Missing Flyer ALGIERS Algeria April 17 Vi search continued today for 7npt William Lancaster British pilot unreported since Wednesday on a speed flight from England to South Africa Asks Conviction of Five Britons Freedom for One Russian Prosecutor Urges Highest Penalty for Plot Leader MOSCOW April 17 cutor Andrey Vishinsky today rec ommended dismissal of the charges against Albert W Gregory but in sisted on the conviction of five othe British engineers of the Metropoli tanVlckers Electrical company a spies saboteurs and bribers The prosecutor also asked mere for two of the 11 Russian deiferic of the two was Madam Anna the ground tha they had partially redeemed them selves by betraying the other de fondants He demanded the highest pen alty for Vassili Gustev whom he identified as the main saboteur but left to the courts discretion the punishment to he assessed againai the other prisoners including the Britons Penalty Is Shooting The penalty for these offenses is shooting and the crimes deserve it Vishinsky declared in his ad dress summing up the case for the court But our justice is soviet jus tice We do not cling too formally to the law Neither do we seek blood or ven geance Our power is strong and cannot be shaken by these people but if you consider it necessary to pronounce death your hands will remain firm The prosecutor in effect how ever recommended secondary for five of the Englishmen by declar ing The organizers of this con spiracy must be punished most se verely Names He enumerated these organizers as Gusev L A Sukoruchkin N G Zorie A T Lobanov Mo O Kra sheninnikov and V A Sokolov He placed the five C Thornton William L MaeDonald Allan Monkhouse Charles Nordwall and John the second group apparently for the purpose of setting forth the order in which the prosecution the compara tive guilt of the prisoners I cannot maintain the charges against Gregory Vishinsky added In a five hour conclusion to his summation the prosecutor heatedly berated five of the Britons openly accusing Thornton and Nordwall of being agents of the British secret service Angry Hetorl Vishinsky inspired Cushny to make an angry but shortlived re tort to his fharp thrusts Described by the prosecutor as an experienced spy who had confessed collection of information but refused to explain his activities Cushny his face pale with rage jumped from his seat in the prisoners dock and flung back at Vishinsky in Russian I did not confess Murmurs of surprise swept the courtroom at this unexpected de tiance of soviet judicial procedure but Judge Vassili Ulrich quieted the disturbance Nine defense attorneys speak to night nand tomorrow the defendants will have a chance to make final statements before the court retires for the verdict OPPOSITION MAY HALT EMBARGO BILL IN SENATE Gives President Power to Stop Shipments in Case of War WASHINGTON April 17 T The house today adopted the arms embargo Pres ident Roosevelt power to prevent ic shipment of arms to warring ations The vote on adoption of the reso tion was 252 to 110 The resolution now goes to the 2nate where considerable opposi on has been indicated Opposed by G P In Iho house republicans led by epresentative Hamilton Fish of ew York ranking majority mcm er of the foreign affairs commit ee failed in an effort to send the csolution back to the committee instructions to modify it Debate on the resolution request d by Secretary Hull and sponsored y both the Hoover and RoosLvcIL dministrations was concluded FrL ay The measure provides Discretion of President That whenever the president inds that in any part oC the world conditions exist that the shipment of arms or munitions of war from countries which produce these com modities may promote or encourage the employment of force in the course of a dispute or conflict be tween nations and after procur ing the cooperation such gov ernments as tha president deems necessary he makes proclamation thereofit shaU port or sell under such limitations and exoip tions as the president prescribes any arms or munitions of war from any place in the United States to such country or countries as he may designate until otherwise or dered by the president or by con gress A penalty of a fine or two years imprisonment or both is provided Nevm Composer of Sacred Music Dies EASTON Pa April 17 George Blach Ncvln Tf composer of sacred music whose cantatas and other compositions were sung in hundreds of churches throughout the land on Easter died today HERRIOT SAILS FOR NEW YORK iVill Lay Groundwork for Debt Plan in Meeting at Washington LEHAVRE France April 17 Premier Edouard Herriot ft for Washington today to lay ic groundwork for an eventual rcnch proposal to pay a lump mi for the outstanding war debt ved to the United States He was aboard the Tie De France hich sailed today for New York is instructions are to be nn ob erver instead of a negotiator as he French representative in the in ernational conferences with Presi ent Roosevelt on world problems But he will lose no opportunity j present the French case and pave ic way for later negotiations rough Andre dc LaBoulaye the ew French ambassador Debts although admittedly only a art of the world recovery plflii oom large in the French parlia mentary and press discussions 3he Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy lo partly cloudy Mnn liay night nnd Tuesday Iitllc change in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS Weather figures for 4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tondny morning Maximum Sunday Minimum in Nlglif At 8 A M Monday fit Sn 19 Figures for like period ending at oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday HI Minimum in Night 2 Never in the memory of the old est residents of Mason City has thfl weather on Raster approached clos er to perfection itself than on Sun day This is reflected in the first set of figures 64 and minimum three degrees above the frecvinK level Saturday apparently from the same bolt of goods and Monday appeared at noon to be the third ot a kind   

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