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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX VIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATE PHESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE MBWSPAH3K THAT MAKES ALL NORTH COWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE Skeptic on Arms Cuts Martin Doubts Wai Chances Will Be Decreased By CHARLES P STEWART Central Press staff Writer WASHINGTON April 24 CPA demilitariEation of the na tions as far as possible so live a topic as at present in connection with current economic conversa tions between President Roose velt and visiting foreign s t ates men Maj Gen Charles H Mar tins views on the subject have a peculiar inter est General Martin representing the Portland district of Oregon is c o n g r e ss one professional sol in deed and near ing 70 but West Pointer a regular of 40 years service a World war di vision commander an exassistant chief of staff and incidentally a lawmaker of the adminstrations own party on Capitol Hill skeptical of the practicability of disarmament plans said the general of course is what one would expect him to say considering his antecedents Nevertheless there is no denying that the old warrior marshals his facts convincingly Incentive for Trouble Abandonment of modern weapons does not mean he continued that countries cannot fight To the con trary they fought more when wea pons were more primitive It may well be questioned whether lack of preparation is not an incentive to trouble It creates opportunities or what look like opportunities which serve as invitations of a tempting sort to aggressive interests There doubtless is a plausible economic argument admitted the anallaround farniles andnavies They cost moneyand have no value except as insurance If all would reduce it seems reasonable to say that all would save on that there would be that saving to the good in the present no matter what might befall some time in the indefinite future Will Not Reduce But the truth is that a people which feels the need of military strength will have it regardless of its cost It may discuss reduction but it will not reduce It simply ONE Jf7 SHOW OPTIMISM IN DISCUSSIONS Start Choosing Jurors in LAWYERS BEGIN QUESTIONING OF THOSE ON PANEL Man Held on Charge of Murdering Wife on Highway They started selecting the jury Monday afternoon for the trial of Paul Hinch charged with the mur der of his wife while driving on the highway in the southern part of the county on Dec 29 1932 The Cerro Gordo county court room was filling up with spectators mostly from the neighborhoods of those involved in the case as the stage was being set for the struggle that ia to result in the punishment or freedom of the Cartersville man Defended by Veterans Hinch sat quietly with his attor neys as the questioning of the jurors started He had with him in this battle for freedom the same two veterans of the bar who had fought so energetically and yet futilly to save Everett Burzette from prison seven years ago These were W G Henke Charles City and P A Ontjes Mason City On the other side nf the table the young county attorney M L Mason and M E Laird assistant county attorney were being assisted by an other veteran E G Dunn in the prosecution of the case Presiding was Judge M F Edwards lire r Will Rogers LOS ANGELES Cal April old friend Arthur Bris bane accused me good naturedly of being worried over this in flation I wasnt worried I was just confused There is quite a difference when you are worried you know what you are worried about but when you are confused its when you dont know enough about a thing to be worried But Arthur even my confusion is all over now everybody that I meet has explained this whole infla tion thing so clearly that now I am going around explaining it myself You see medical science has de veloped two ways of actually tracing insanity one is if the patient cuts out paper dolls or works at a jig saw puzzle and the other is if the patient says I will tell you what this econ omic business really means Yours WILL CopjTiBM 1933 McNaueht Syndicate Woman Fatally Hurt in Crash at Marble Rock Husband Also Injured When Auto Swerves Upsets t on Highway will parley without ever arriving at a conclusion Even if it makes a bargain it will not keep it It can not How can western Europe weak en itself whatever its spokesmans utterances with Russia in the back ground How can France disarm with Hitlerism in the saddle in Ger many Japans very life depends on a strong navy Is it imaginable that it will consent in good faith to sacrifice commit national suicide Civilization Cains Oh it would be desirable to re duce insurance costs if we could reduce them but the idea is not worth discussing its realization is impossible And besides added the veteran although war is horriiblc civiliza tion advances by fighting Only by warfare do oppressed minorities free themselves The Unities States was warborn After it had recovered from their immediate effects Eu rope was better for the Napoleonic wars Today the world still is prostrate from its last struggle but most of its monarchies are overthrown ts dictatorships are a passing phase of the period of its disorganization and exhaustion Presently democ racy will begin to assert itself as it never could have done in the pre war world and the improvement will be evident Civilization has gained It has not gone backward AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Helen thinks hes just too bashful to propose but there aint no shyness in a man that sends pictures of hisself as Christmas pres ents As court opened Clerk S H Mac Peak read the roll call of the 33 jurors who are serving this term as each side is entitled to eight chal lenges The probability was that additional jurors liave to be called before the selection of the 12 was completed Clerk MacPeak then called the names of 16 jurors and the exam ination by the attorneys started County Attorney Mason after statingbriefly what the state ex pected to prove started the ques tioning of the jurors The question of whether the jurors would con vict on circumstantial evidence was asked each one as the examination proceeded At the examination of the second juror the attorneys for Uie defend ant called for a court reporter in order to get a record of the ques tions and answers Indicted In January was indicted in the Janu ary term of court on the charge of slaying his wife who died from a fractured skull which he then claimed she received when she fell or jumped from his automobile as they rounded a corner near Carters ville Hinch testified at the inquest which was held Jan 3 that he and his wife im3 been involved in a quarrel She was out of the car lie saiti before he realized what had happened He stated that he lifted her back into the machine and re turned to Cartersville where he summoned aid Charges are Kiled Although Uie coroners jury held that the death of Mrs Hinch was caused by on injury received when she jumped from the car Hinch was arrested on Jan 7 for questioning by Sheriff 1 M Robertson County Attorney Mason and Frank Brady of the state criminal investigation office Charges of first degree mur der were filed against him the fol lowing day When arraigned before Justice S L Haynes he waived to the grand jury His bond was set at 510000 He was unable to fur nish this and has been held in jail since Among the witnesses expected to testify for the state will be the pretty Maxine Latham 18 year old neighbor girl who has admittcd she had often gone to dances with Hinch and r tL C Smith was fatally injured her husband a local druireist is in a critical condition at ctdai Valley hospital in Charles City following an auto accident near here at 6 oclock last evening Tracks indicated the rear wheel of their car slid off the road and after the auto returned to the highway swerved and then turned over several times The accident happened on the straight gravel road three miles east and a half mile south of Marble Rock on highway No 14 There were no witnesses to the accident The windows of the car were smashed the top torn off and other parts badly damaged After turning over the auto landed right side1 up In the road Victims Are Thrown Mrs Smith was found in middle of the road about 30 from the car and Mr Smith about 25 feet north of the Mrs Smith the feet was car was conscious for a while Both victims vere rushed to the Cedar Valley hospital where Mrs Smith died at 1 oclock this morning Internal injuries a broken arm and other injuries were suffered by Smith Mr Smith received Mrs ierious head injuries and is still un conscious Physicians are doubtful whether or not lie will recover Operated Drug Store Mr Smith who has been a drug ist here for many years operating Marble Rocks only drug store is ibout G6 years of age Mrs Smith vas about 60 Mr and Mrs Smith were rcturn after spending the day at Cedar Rapids where they had aken their grandson They visited heir soninlaw and daughter Dr and Mrs Edward Victorine Their nly child was this daughter Mrs Cora Lawrence sister of Vfrs Smith made her home with he couple A motorist who passed the Smiths a short time before the ac ictent said they were traveling about 50 miles an hour Funeral ar angcments for Mrs Smith have lot been made ROOSEVELT AND SENATORSAGREE ON BANKING ACT Inflation Program Begin Perilous Way Through Congress WASHINGTON April 24 President Roosevelt and the scnati banking subcommittee reached sj agreement today on banking re form legislation Senator Glass D author of the bill said after the white house conference The president is going along with us nicely on the bank bill He said the disputed provision for Insurance of deposits would be rtcpt with modification and that the legislation would be passed Confer for Hour The banking subcommittee which has virtually completed the bill conferred with the president for an hour In addition to Glass the group included Bulkley of Ohio and Mc Adoo of California democrats and Walcott of Connecticut and Town send of Delaware republicans The legislation provides for the divorcement oE security affiliates from banking institutions anc tightening the federal reserve sys tem to ban the use of reserve funds in speculation Inflation Bill Starts Described as capable of trans ferring 5200000000000 from the Inflation program started on its way through congress today certain to encounter searing criticism enroute Senator Thomas D Okla who introduced the measure opened debate Administration leaders ex pect to have the plan approved by Wednesday night As the talking began Chairman Fletcher of the banking committee announced he would stand by the president de spite his previous opposition to the provision to lower the gold content of the dollar Disclose Two Changes The committee text disclosed two changes had been made in the orig nal proposal to provide a further check against undue credit expan sion and exempting reserve bank reserve deficiencies from the grad uated tax in the present law The alter provision is a liberalization of the 3000000000 credit expan ion icction Thomas told the senate that bank deposits had shrunk from 100000 in 1930 to 530000000000 000 today and unless the pending proposal can take 5200000000000 of wealth from those who did not earn it and transfer it to those who jave lost debtor class substantial justice will not have cen done Dies of Injuries COUNCIL BLUFFS April 24 Ida Jones 71 of Sioux City died Saturday of injuries received in an automobile accident a week previous Rake Goes to Polls to Determine Beer Permit RAKE April special tion was held there this afternoon called by the council to indicate the publics wishes on whether or not the sale of beer should be legalized One application for a beer permit has been made so far but the coun cil haa deferred action on this pend ing the outcome of the election Mayor Elmer E Simpson said that the council learned that there was much sentiment against the sale ot beer in Rake and that coun cilmcn held that they had no right to go against the popular wish in the Issuing of a license If the town votes dry Mr Simpson stated thats the way the town is going to stay Lester C Dibble city solicitor at Mason City said he believed that a city council is required to issue beer permits if all the qualifications were met according to state law REGENERATION Hitler Says Revolution Will Continue Until Partys Work Is Done MUNICH April 24 the whole German world is com pletely regenerated outwardly and inwardly the national socialist party intends to continue the revo lution Chancellor Hitler told divisional leaders this last night adding that great tasks lie ahead of the party If Marxism now pretends it i dead that will not save it from utter annihilation he asserted While declaring for a pcacefu foreign policy the chancellor added Germany no longer must bear the brand of a second class nation but must be recognized abroad as a peer among peers Administrations Program of Inflation Will Be Followed Prudently Senator Robinson Declares at Press Convention U 6 Not to Enter Race to Cheapen Money NEW YORK April 24 manner in which the worlds largest Associated Press its normal functions through the financial distress at the same time reducing annual expenses more than 52000000 for distribu tion among members in refunds and lowered assessments was de scribed at the annual meeting of the news organization today Kent Cooper general manager in his report to the board of directors announced that exclusive of un expired contract charges and wire and equipment charges over which the association has no control the total amount of reduced assess ments and refunds will amount to approximately 34 per cent Aims and Ideals Senator Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas floor leaser of the sen ite brought to the annual luncheon rom Washington which he de scribed as the worlds greatest lews center a message of the ieg slative and economic program of he new administration while Frank B Noyes president of the Asso ciated Press and publisher of the Washington Star described the aims and ideals of the mutual news organization of nearly 1300 news papers President Roosevelt was unable to attend because of the press of busi ness at Washington but he sent cordi the perKpiiblfshera r Toast to President Mr Noyes address as in past years contained a toast to the na ions leader I give you the health of the pres dent of the United States Frank in D Roosevelt and that of the gracious lady of the white house The report of the board of direc ors also prepared for the annual neeting drew a comparison of pres nt day operating expenses witli na essment collections of S10204 326 1930 CoOperative in World Holds Meeting 2 Des Moines Women Injured When Car Is Forced Into Ditch DES MOINES April 24 Mrs Mae Sullivan 46 of Des VIoinca suffered a brain concussion and a possibly fractured pelvis and Mrs Evelyn Marrifield 29 also of Des Moines received a broken arm and other injuries in an automobile accident south of the city yesterday Mrs Marrifield driver of the car declared her machine was forced into the ditch by another approach ing from the opposite direction The retrenchments by the man gremont said the report coupled the financial policies author zed by your hoard have permitted iree revisions of assessments in ne year Revenues Cut Down On the basis of present refunds nd reduced assessments the an ual operating revenues will have een decreased to or a et reduction of In order that the full measure of lis achievement may be compre erided the board noted that all the economies were necessarily aken from approximately two hirds or less than seven million dol irs of revenues the other third eprescnting fixed contractual pay icnts to transmission companies Both the report of the board and at of Mr Cooper commented on he fact that the vast world wide ewsservice of the organization had ot been impaired during one of le busiest of news years Heavy Nexvs Producer The year 1932 said Mr Cooper was one of the heaviest producers of news in the history of the Asso ciated Press and the record of der which hard times had arisen undoubtedly must have perpet uated the overpowering and all ex tensive depression Necessary to Experiment It became necessary he said to experiment to steed the ship of state on a new course even though the course might not be fully charted Robinson said the economy act was an experiment nnd held it had been justified Already economies are in sight which will reduce the annual fed eral budget by nearly a billion dol lars he said This moans that within a comparatively short time such reforms in the nations fiscal affairs will be effective as will as sure the reestablishment of proper relations between the governments receipts and expenses epitomized in the expression a balanced bud get Describes Proposal Robinson described the pending in flation proposal in detail He said the first section looking to expan sion of of credit through open market operations of the federal reserve system was safeguarded by the authority of the reserve board with the approv al of the secretary of the treasury to require the reserve banks to take such action as may be necessary to prevent undue credit expansion The second feature authorizing is Tain tn Page 5 Colnnui J JOSEPH T HOBINSON To Make Hero or Fool of Himself Under Farm Ac Wallace Powers to Be Widf Under Terms of Bill Before Senate KUDV A BLACK Washington Bureau WASHINGTON April ary of Agriculture Henry A Wai ace of Iowa according to Senator George W Norria of Nebraska has the chance either to make i hero of himself or to make a fool of himself under the wide powers giv en him in the agricultural relief bill expected to become law Does anybody think he is to do it Senator Norris asked after pointing that he could make a fool of himself if he wanted to under the terms of the bill It wns also pointed out that he could make a grufter of himself too so extensive are his powers Senator Burton K Wheeler of Mon tana after saying he had great faith in the secretary Of agricul ture added Some Not Honest Supposing there should be a sec retary of agriculture who is not as faithful and honest as is the pres ent secretary of agriculture then in what kfnd of position would the con gress of the United Stales be placed We know that we have had secretaries in the cabinets of presi dents who have not to say the least measured up to the responsi bilities of the office We have had our Daughertys we have had our Falls Would the Senator from Ne braska want to turn this power over to a Fall or a Daughcrty nnd then say to him You may make any contract you desire and com mit any act you may think neces sar m pursuance thereof Senator Norris replied that he would not and added There is not any Kail as secre tary of agriculture there is not a Doheny as secretary of agriculture there is not any Sinclair as secre tary of agriculture Held Not Infallible As Wheeler continued to fight giving such wide powers he con tinued to praise Wallace as honest and honorable but protested that he is not infallible and that nobody will be infallible There is not a thing in this bill no sentence that I know of that would prohibit the secretary of ag riculture in making any of these agreements from making a fool of himself Norris replied He might say I am going to levy on every miller a processing tax of a sack for every sack of flour he makes He could do that He might say to the packers if he put the provision in operation as to hogs I am going to levy a processng tax of 2 cents a pound on every pound of moat that you process Does Tnm lo taire 6 Column 31 NEW YORK April 24 great New York financial center and the nation at large were as sured by Senator Robinson of Ar kansas today in an address pre pared for delivery before the an nual meeting of the Associated Press that the administrations in flation program would be followed prudently and us a weapon to end the race to depreciate cur rencies We must not enter into a race to cheapen money or to depreciate currencies said the administra tions floor leader in the senate who represented President Roose velt as the principal speaker before publishers from all parts of the country International Treaties Nevertheless it may be helpful for the executive to attempt to iecurc international treaties or agreements designed to end the race to depreciate currencies for until this is done and currencies are stabilized our producers and our merchants will be handicapped and suffer loss through the diminution of exports and the increase of ports on the cart of the United States It is to Implement the president for these negotiations that the leg islation under discussion is sought as well as to provide for prompt expansion of credit to tlie extent found imperative in behalf of our commerce and trade Congress cannot carry on the necessary negotiations It will strengthen the president if he is given the authority even though it must be used prudently and only as a last recourse to save our people from prolonged depression and complete disaster Justifies Inflation Before entering into detailed ar umcnts to justify the proposed controlled inflation and credit ex pansion step the Arkansas scna or told the publishers that Wash ngton with its warlike extra ses ion of congress in full swing had become the worlds greatest news enter The responsibilities of those who it in the press galleries of the two oiises he asserted are scarcely ess weighty than those which gh down upon senators and ep esentntives Upon the manner and pirit in which the proceedings arc resented to the public by news riters depend the restoration of onfidunce and the revival of husi oss almost to the same extent an ron the terms of the measures iat are being advanced President Roosevelt he added re retted that the intense pressure public affairs prevents him from ontribuling his presence mul loughts to the interest and success this notable occasion S REPORTED NEAR UNDERSTANDING Borah Says MacDonald Hopeful of Success of World Meet WASHINGTON April 24 Optimism pervaded the Anglo American trade and arms conver sations anew today as the French entry into the negotiations neared For a fourth time President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Mac Donald talked things over calling their cjiief advisors to their sides in the afternoon An understanding between Great Britain and the United States on a revised gold standard monetary basis appeared in sight together with a very definite proposal for armaments reduction Arranging to see Edouard Her riot the French emissary Into to day Mr Roosovelt appeared to bp devoting principal attention in the mornings work to armaments Itornh Breakfast Host Senator Borah of Idaho former chairman of the senate foreign re lations committee after being host to Mr MacDonald at breakfast re ported him optimistic and expecting agreements which will make Uie world economic conference a suc cess The economic experts were sum moned to the white house for mid afternoon for a late report on their progresss toward a revVsed mone tary basis and an understanding on reciprocal tariff reduction agree ments It appeared Mr Roosevelt would go intoimmediate conference wiUj perts reported agreement Makes Formal Call Otherwise the French representa tive was not due for a business talk with the president until about tonight He was to make his formal call at p m today at the white liouse Prime Minister Bennett of Can ada who came todny for the con versations was to present himself at p m With the Canadian executive in the capital the talk veered to agree ments for wheat control Mr Ben nett will see the president tomor row to tlo business Disarmament Important Disarmament was to figure largc y in this first conversation be tween M Herrlot nna Uie president While the results of the longdin Have Duly The Associated Press anil Us eprcsentatives he continued have generally recognized their uty and arc continuously devoting heir efforts to the dissemination of ccurate information essential to a roper understanding of those re riote from the scene of the legisla ve contests now in progress Tt is not only necessary tlmt ane and helpful notion be taken by Turn In HUP S Column 5 MARKETS AGAIN MAKE ADVANCES Vheat and Many Stocks at New Highs for Year in Days Trading NEW YORK April 21 Fi anciai markets rolled up further ains today carrying such staples ns wheat and cotton and scores of stocks to new highs for the year or longer The stock market ran up about Si to S3 for many issues in heavy buying during the first hour It lost roughly half its gain in a wave of profit taking later but trading slackened on the recession and the list steadied again in the early af ternoon and the lone wns firm at the close Corn hogs sugar cocoa coffee silk and others were among raw products participating in the up ward movement Wool top futures however fell back a little in profit taking SHOEMAKER WAIVES IMMUNITY DEMANDS JURY TRIAL IN FIGHT WASHINGTON April 21 Representative F II Shoemaker of Minnesota waived immunity today appeared in police court to face nn information charging assault on Theodore Cohen a neighbor whom he hit in the eye pleaded not guil ty and demanded a trio by jury Police Court Judge Ralph Givon set the cnse for trial on May 17 and released the congressman on his personal bond Shoemaker the farmerlabor member who never hesitates to call attention to Ihe fact that he fs nn exconvict hit Cohen after goin to the latters apartment one CVP ning to obtain a reduction in radio noise He maintained however that ho struck Cohen in self defcnsr She IOWA WEATHER Ociiurlly fair Monday nigh I Hnd Tuesday Cnnler Tursdiiy iiiirl in the north portion Mon day night LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday fi Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A M Mnnny 10 Figures for like period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Saturday fi7 Minimum iti Night SI With the temperature stnndinj at 65 before midforenoon there ap penrcd to he a real likelihood of springs highest temperature night Up to this time liS has been the seasons maximum but the mer cury promised to break the HCVSMI Ufis before nightfall   

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