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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LKASED WIRE SERVICE E EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL LVUU JMIS JArKK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS ONE NO 167 ASSEMBLY MAY ADJOURN WEDNESDAY SENATORS DROP ATTEMPT TO GET INFLATION RIDER Farm Bill Amendments Withdrawn by Their Sponsors WASHINGTON April 18 flV The campaign to add currency in flation to the administration farm bill as a rider apparently collapsed today in withdrawal of the silver purchase amendment of Senator Long D La and the Thomas amendment for monetary expan sion Senator Robinson the democratic leader without explanation with drew Longs amendment which sought to authorize the purchase of 5100000000 in silver against which currency would be issued Thomas D Okla withdrew his amendment himself reserving the right to reoffer it Neither did he give an explanation Ixmg Not Present The senate then turned to consid eration of other matters and other parts of the farm bill Senator Barbour RN J called up for debate his proposal to elim inate a section providing lor taxing distributors stocks of the products of commodities which would be taxed under the bill The senate yesterday defeated 43 to 33 the proposal for free coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 Murphy Iowa democrat supported the amendment and Dickinson Iowa republican opposed it Predicts Inflation Bill Passage of a currency inflation kill at this session of congress was i prediicted today by Speaker Rainey 1 at his daily press conference have somekind at theiIllinoisdemocrat I said The white house is studying it 71 I VM Manly Plans to Allow Beer MANY TOWNS What form it will take I dont know Rainey said the administration wants to submit its own plan for inflation to congress in explaining that was the reason the democratic leadership designed to tighten house rules to prevent other measures from being brought to a vote THOUGHT FOUND Navy Receives Word From Commander of Cruiser Directing Hunt WASHINGTON April IS The navy today received a message from Captain Herbert F Leary commander of the cruiser Portland saying1 Believe Akron located The message came shortly after noon a little after reports from the naval tug Sagamore had reported that grappling operations at the scene of the airships fall had lo cated a large sunken object Meanwhile a naval court of in quiry was proceeding here with its investigation into the dis aster Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April day just shows us what a lucky country we are We got lots of fleas on us and ev erybody is scratching to get em off but there is one insect that bothers moat of the world that we are at least free from and that is a newspaper press that is not free Everybody wants to know if the Englishmen in Russia are guilty or framed Everybody would love to know the very facts of what is going on in Ger many But over here you can write whatever you want to the only trouble is getting somebody that will read it Yours WILL Copyright 1931 McNaiiRhl Syndicate FARMERS STILL STANDING GUARD Officers Says Group Took Shells From Gun Put Water in Gas MARS IS c W iv c W McNaughton an agent of the state department of criminal invcstia tion revealed today that the group hn farmirf guarding the farm home of Ed Durband to prevent ex ecution of an eviction order had searched his brief case and took the shells out of his gun when he vas on the farm last night He said alsoput water in the gasoline tank of Ms automobile The group continued its unarmed fuard today and leaders said the Minnesotan Receives Audience Witb Pope VATICAN CITY April IS Pope Pius gave an audience today to Abbot Alcuino Deutsch of St Johns benedictine abbey College ville Minn men would stay until favorable settlement was made Stay at Posts Since yesterday morning the pro testing agriculturalists had warded off all efforts of Sheriff R E Rtp ey to carry out hig official duties n ousting the Durbands The shcr ff heeding threats to shoot it out abandoned attempts to dis suade the farmers and left the scene He has not announced his further course of action Throughout the night the crowd of farmers stayed at their self chosen sentry posts Some left to hurry home for chore time when they returned others but most of them came back to take up the watch Once Owned Farm The eviction order against Dur band who once owned the farm was sought by Mrs Clarence Becker who inherited the land from her father T M Zink Durband claims that Zinks attorney told him he might buy the farm back when he desired to do so Durband however was without funds Mrs Becker rented the land to George Schaeffer Schaeffer 1s ready to move Durband moves off The farmers are insist ent that Durband will someone will get shot NORTH IOWA GET READYFORBREW Burlington First City in State With Beverage on Sale Despite the fact that the manu facture and sale of beer in lowc was legal North lowans Tuesclaj had to go to southern Minnesota i they wanted to purchase the bev erage containing 32 per cent alco hoi City councils in many towns prepared to enact ordinances ant consider applications for the righ to sell beer City Solicitor Lester Dibble was at work Tuesday drawing up an or dinance for the handling of the sale of beer in Mason City The ordinance will be presented at council meeting Wednesday eve ling A number of applications have been received by the city offi cers from Mason City establish ments The council at Manly planned to meet Tuesday night when Mayor H H Schulte believed several per mits would be issued Seven 01 eight have applied for licenses three being class C and the re mainder in class B Will Sell Wednesday Mayor Schulte said places to vhich beer permits would be is ued would start selling beer Wed nesday providing shipments of beer arrived A wholesale establishment at Manly is also seeking a state ermit The Clear city1 council cheduled a meeting for Tuesday ight to consider a beer ordinance number of applications for per lits to sell the beverage have been ilcd At Nora Springs the council planned to hold a special meeting Thursday night when it is expect ed the control of beer sales will be considered No application for per mits have been made although sev eral merchants indicated they would seek permits To Meet Monday The Rockwell council will hold a meeting Monday or sooner to con sider the handling of beer sale con trol Three or four businessmen have indicated they would seek permits At Sheffield the passing of a city ordinance was not considered likely the council issuing the permits di rectly Three applications for sales had been made Rockford officials have sent for application forms and the council will issue permits directly Three or four reports showed would seek the permits The Garner council had taken steps for handling the control of beer sales Two business places al Teady indicated they would seek permits1 one as a class B and the other as class C Burlington Leads State BURLINGTON April 18 Burlington became the first Iowa city legally to sell 32 per cent beer Former New York Mayoi and Betty Compton Wed Walkers Reveal None of Plans Following French Wedding CANNES France April IS Former Mayor James J Walker and Betty Compton American act ress were married today The couple entered the city hall here by the back door to avoid the curious persons They were married at a m by Mayor Gazagnaire of Cannes Witnesses for Walker were his lawyer Alfred Sharon and his hotel proprietor M Martinez Dr Joseph Fisher Walkers physician was witness for Miss Compton The brides mother an Associated resa correspondent and one other person were the only additional spectators at the ceremony Tell No Plans Immediately afterward Mr and Mrs Walker ran through a group of photographers and an inquisitive orowd escaping without disclosing heir immediate plans The bride wore a green hat and a jreen tailored flannel dress Walkei vore a navy blue suit a blue shirt and tie to match At the conclusion of the cere Mayor Gazagnaire made a brief speech in French saying the ity of Cannes was grateful to mve both the bride and bridegroom iving here Addressed by Mayor Addressing Walker the mayor aid I hope when you are recalled to America to take another official osition probably as mayor of New York you will remember Cannes leasantly Walker for whom the speech was ran slated did not Friends expect the couple to live at the brides villa Beau Gestc erched on a hill near Cannes mong flowers and mimosa trees ookingover one of the most beau iful spots on the Riviera Wants Children The bride recently expressed a ope that Walker would buy a ome here since the villa does not elong to her She said she hoped oo that they would have children The mayor of Cannes according custom asked the principals if hey had made a marriage contract o which they replied no From the city hall the Walker arty went to the former New oric mayors hotel for a wedding nchcon AIRS JAMES J WALKER AUNT HET By Robert Quillen J never could see no sense in whiskers except they kind o protected a mans necktie from gravy 28YoungWomen to Take Part in Style Show to Open at Cecil Wednesday Local Mannequins Show Their Beauty and Charm Twentyeight of Mason Citys at tractive young women have been rehearsing at the Eadmar hotel daily for Varieties and Manne quins which will be the stage at traction at the Cecil theater Wed nesday Thursday and Friday Youth beauty chic and charm will be contributed to the extravaganza by the local mannequins who are giving their time daily to rehear sals and have rapidly acquired the grace of professional and Mannequins which all Mason City and the sur rounding territory have been look ing forward to seeing for the past 10 days is the event Composed of beautiful ensemble scenes between which arc interspersed many de lightful song and dance acts the ex travaganza will present somethin strikingly different in local enter poise and models Varieties tainment To Model Creations Prominent members of the youuircr social set have been se lected to take part in this unusual production and they will model many of the seasons newest crea tions from the Merkel company in the various ensemble scenes The entire production is under the personal direction of the Ron ald B Woodyard organization of New York City producers of this type of entertainment throughout the country A number of business firms of Mason City are coopera ting to make this production a grand success A great deal of interest is being shown throughout the city in the selection of the first Miss Fashion Queen of Mason City take place during the which will last stage showing Friday evening She will be chosen from among the charm ing young women who are appear ing in the five big ensemble scenes of the production Competent judges will make the selection on the basis of poise charm grace carriage and the ability to mode clothes with beauty as secondary consideration In Dunce Numbers Talented pupils of Miss Ruth Stark instructor of physical educa luni lu rare 11 folmiia NEBRASKA HOUSE VOTES FOR BEER ill Fails to Get Enough Votes to Avoid 90 Day Restriction LINCOLN Nebr April 18 le Nebraska house of representa ves this morning passed a bill for legalization of 32 per cent beer by a vote of 58 to 34 The bill failed to get enough votes to carry the emergency clause the vote on this being 58 to 33 Sixty seven votes are needed to carry the emergency clause The bill now goes to the state senate With the emergency clause a law is effective immediately and with out it a measure does not operate until BO days after the legislature adjourns Four Killed as Plane Crashes Near St Louis Victims Not Identified anc Ownership of Airship Undetermined ST LOUTS April IS persons were killed in the crash of an airplane near Valmeyer 111 about 25 miles south of St Louis today The victims not identi fied and the ownership of the plane was not immediately determined William Schaefer tenant farmer reported that the plane appeared to be having engine trouble as it passed over his house five miles northwest of Valmeyer and that the ship crashed in a wheat field and and hurst into flames The occupants were burned be yond recognition before Schaefer and several other witnesses could xtinguish the flames Could Not Stand It Any Longer Takes Own Life With Gas DAVENPORT April 18 Leaving a note in which she said she could not stand it any longer apparently referring to an incurable ailment Mrs Meta Lautrup 69 ended her life in the basement of her home today Mrs Lautrup was found dead sitting in front of a Jaimdry gas plate with the burners open Coroner J D Cantwcll said the case was suicide Automobile Picks Up Packages Like Train INDIANAPOLIS April I lt was as easy as a train picking off mail pouches but Frank Shoe maker of Dayton Ohio wasnt trying the stunt He swung about a corner in his automobile passing close to two girls On the next cor ner a traffic policeman stopped him Hanging on a door knob of the u mLi ul Km ut Agnes Anne ueroi will n car was a neatly wraoped package committed to an asylum as insane Negro Starts Gold Rush in Old Harbor at Houston Texas HOUSTON April 18 rew Ellis Negro started a gold rush here Silt pumped from the old Harris burg harbor said in legend to have been the spot where Jean Lafitte buried some of his pirate gold was being moved from the bottom when Ellis ran his hand in the mud He forth a diamond ring and shouted and the hunt was on Soon a small pile of old Spanish French and American coins was un covered The dredging company announced a receptacle would he placed in the silt pipe to catch any further valu ables Woman Has Learned Breathing Lessons CHICAGO April 18 Carolyn LaPlante 37 has learned her breathing lessons so well physi cians say she is well on the road to complete recovery Stricken March 31 with a brain inflamma tion she forgot how to lrcathe naturally and was placed in an ar tificial breathing machine GIVEREPfflEVE TOMRSJUDD Arizona Board of Pardons Delays Hanging Date to April 28 PHOENIX Ariz April 18 The Arizona board of pardons and paroles today granted Winnie Ruth Judcl a reprieve until April 28 Kef uses to CoOperate FLORENCE Ariz April 18 T Ruth Judd refused to co operate today with psychiatrists for the state who examined her prepar atory to testifying before a jury which will decide whether the slay er of Agnes Anne Leroi will be 5 BRITONS MAKE FINAL SPEECHES IN SOVIET TRIAL All Russian Defendants Throw Themselves on Mercy of Court By STANLEY P RICHARDSON MOSCOW April IS be fore the court retired today to con sider its verdict in the Metropolitan Vickers sabotage case William L MacDonald reiterated his guilt al the other British prisoners stoutlj affirmed their innocence and al the Russian defendants abjectlv threw themselves on the mercy of the court The Russians admitted all the charges against them Varying Statements These varying statements were made individually to the court by each of the defendants just before the judges retired to make their de cision Limping to the microphone In front of the judges stand his ascetic face unusually pale Mac first of the British de fandants called with his hands in his trouser pockets looke Judge Vassili TJlrich squarely ii the eye and in Russian declared I confessed and I have nothing to add h Spenlts hi English John Cushny the next English man spoke in English as did th remainder of his British colleague He stood with his hands clasped he hmd his back and said to the court After hearing the very able de fense of my counsel there is littl left for me to say He has torn I shreds the flimsy evidence the pros ecutor presented against me I have said all through that am not guilty Not a shred of qual ified evidence was brought ngains me and whatever the verdict shall leave this court an honest man as I came into it Did Mis Best Charles Nordwall was the next Briton to make his declaration It was very painful for me to lis en to the prosecutor he said 1 ake interest only in my work and always try to do my best I nlwiys tipported soviet building plans and helped them every way I could I feel sure in view of the evi dence the judge can pass only one guilty At this moment I am still a friend of the soviet union and not afraid to say ao be fore all the press CHINESE FORCES STILL IN RETREAT Report Manchukuan Troops in City With American Church Mission TIENTSIN China April 18 Chinese forces continued a retreat along the railroad leading from the coast to Peiping today before a Japanese offensive They established defenses as far south as Tangshan only 80 miles northeast of Tientsin Japanese military authorities dis claiming intentions to continue toward the cities of Tientsin and Peiping said however that if new Chinese bases were established south of the Lwan river they also would be destroyed There are about 400 civilian Americans mostly businessmen and their families in Tientsin There are 778 members of the United States infantry stationed at Tientsin and along the railroad About 1000 more Americans and marines are at Kntcr Mission City SHANHAIKWAN China April 18 reports from the new war zone south of here said native Manchukuan troops under General Ting Chiang entered today the city of Changii An American Methodist mission is there The Japanese infantry brigade under Maj Gen Kaoru Nakamura also was approaching Changii about 12 miles northeast of Tientsin The Nakamura brigade encountered se vere fighting in the seaport on their Rivers Flood Lowlands of ACT VOTED DOWN New England AMENDMENT TO FINANCIAL RULE California Gets Snow and Dixie Shivers in Cold Wave By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Rivers on a spring spree wal lowed over lowlands in northern New England southern Indiana northeast Arkansas and the Missis sippi delta Tuesday while the weather staged a crazy exhibition Snow in California and cold in Dixio were among the special dem instrations of what April can do At St Johnsbury Center in Ver mont residents were aroused at midnight and told to prepare for flight before the unruly Passiimp Rain in torrents and melting inow helped the river out ot its banks Connecticut m Rise The Ipswich threshed about in Massachusetts and the Connecti cut rose in New Hampshire The White Wabash and Ohio rivers were swollen by persistent rains in Indiana and a highway be LWeen Seymour and Louisville Ky had to be closed because of high water Down in the Mississippi delta the Tallahatchie Yazoo and several other perennial miscreants chased valley dwellers to high ground The Mississippi was up but still tract able Thousands of acres had been inundated in the delta Guards Called Out A company of national guards men at Kensett Mo was called out to patrol the St Francis river levee west of there as the streamriear crest It gave trouble in southeas Missouri and northeast Arkansas Meanwhile as other sections worried with floods cold weather left marks of snow and hail arounc Berkeley Ca and promise of frosts for some valley and coast regions It was still chilly in the Senate Democrats Aided by Republican Reject Referendum DES MOINES April 18 Democratic forces in the state sen ate with the aid of a single republi can vote today thwarted an at tempt to tack a state referendum amendment on the administrations financial control act The amendment by Senator George Patterson republican of Burt to require submission of the proposed act to the vote of the peo ple in the next regular or special election was defeated 2G to 2 Senator D w Kimberlcy of Dav enport cast the one republican voU that decided the issue as all other republicans voted for the amend ment and the democratic rank stood solidly against it To Quit Wednesday The senate adopted an adjourn ment resolution and set 5 p m to norrow as the time for concluding he current session of the Iowa gen ral assembly The house had prev ously set today for adjournmenl but was waiting to follow the sen ates load when business prevented quitting that soon The fight on Pattersons refer endum amendment came after the senate had disposed of a number of minor changes in the financial con trol bill first legislation of Gover nor Herrings reorganization pro gram Two other bills prepared by the Brookinga institution as the first step ot the program are pending in the senate Called Revolutionary CharecstJiatTth south after weekend snow in Ar kansas and cool winds and rains elsewhere APPROPRIATIONS MEASURE READY Conference Committee Has Compromise Drawn Up for Assembly DES MOINES April 18 fipresentative Bonnstetter chair ian of the house appropriations ommittee said that it was planned o place before the house this after oon the conference report on the cncral appropriations bill He said no opposition was antici ated It was learned today the confcr icc committee had struck from the 11 the sections which would have ro revolutionary and that it w overthrow the established principals of government in Iowa were made by republicans who attacked the bill and supported Pattersons amend ment in the debate Senator Patterson declared that he believed the people should the right to say whether the gov ernment should be reorganized and contended tliot the bill for this ren son should be submtited to a refer endum vote Democratic spokesman on the other hand contended that the dis posal of the measure rested within the province of the general assem bly and also argued that it should be enacted at this time because of the economic situation Opposes A mend men I Senator John K Valentine D i of Centeiville opposed the amend ment asserting that iL was highly desirable that the act be adopted this time and that such nction was in the power of the general assem bly Senator Matt D Cooney D of Onbnque branded Pattersons pro posal as ftn unfriendly amendment whose purpose he said was to kill the bill The prediction that if the bill passed the rank and file of the democrats will come to the ban ners of the republican parly and et the amount which could be paid see that a republican governor in the next election was line of Chinese march to Changii but were reported to have evacuated the latter city yesterday May Abolish Itself DOWNS 111 April 18 TV As a tax saving measure the village of Downs was voting today on the question of abolishing itself arious classes of employes at the tale educational institutions Members of the committee are enators White Miller of Buchanan Byers Patterson and Coykenclall and Representatives Bonstetter Malonc Maniece Snyder and Koch Tin Nearer House Figure bill now carries a total ap propriation of 11866153 annually according to budget office figures compared with 511501050 as passed by the house and 512285072 as rec ommended by the senate Generally appropriations to board of education institutions were in creased above the house allocations The outstanding exception was the allotment of the University of Iowa where 552263 was stricken from the house figure and about 532000 added to the senate allocation The committee in a number of in stances increased appropriations to the board of control institutions above those recommended by the house The total recommended is more than 80000 above the house figure hutabout unuer that of the senate Maximum Salaries Under the house bill the maxi mum salaries for presidents of edu cational institutions wan 7riOO The compromise bill recommends 10000 for the University of Towa head 59000 for the president of Iowa State college and 57000 for the president of Iowa State Teach ers college The committee also struck from the bill the Frailcy amendment giv ing the guard at the Fort Madison prison one day off each week For state departments the house recommended annually Turn lo II Column 4 made by Senator E J Wenner Ri of Black Hawk in supporting Pat tersons amendment Exempt Fish Gump Amendments adopted included one exempting the fish and gamp department expenditures from thr centralized disbursement system and another exempting the judicial department and the court An amendment by advocates cf the bill which also was adopted requires concurrence of the state executive council in the governorf decision that state receipts are in sufficient to care for appropria tions Another amendment struck pro visions permitting transfer of fundn between departments when appro priations were deemed insufficient Through another change which IOWA WEATHER Fair Tupsrlny nitftit nml firol alily Wednesday slightly warm er Wednesday in extreme cast portion LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar compnnv weather figures for 21 hour perioil ending nt 8 oclock Tuesday morn ing Maximum Monday BX Minimum ln Night SS At 8 A M Tuesday M Belated spring is putting in t definite appearance these days   

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