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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                1 f li 1 North Iowas ILY PAI Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALT NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION you xxxix FIVK CENTS A ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 8 1933 VHIS PAFEP CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 184 G O P Busy but Silent Chiefs Make Plans for 19341936 Campaigns By HERBERT PLXJMMEK WASHINGTON May S Quietly but in a determined fashion the leaders of the republican party are going about the task of per fee t ing their ogan ization for the c o n g r e s i onal elections of 1934 and the big push for the presiden cy in 1936 Theres noth ing much being said publicly as yet The bigguns of the G O P around Washing ton when ques tioned about their activities put on vague cx smiles but JAMES pressions and wide say little But there are definite indications that they are at work The appearance of Ogrden Mills secretary of the treasury under the Hoover administration on the scene in Washington presumably direct ing the fight against the inflation proposal aroused the Interest of the political wise ones IOWAS REPEAL BATTLE STARTS Roosevelt Plans Next Attack on Slump Announcement also of creation of the so called Federal Associates an organization composed of many of the leaders in the Hoover adminis tration and headed by Walter Brown former postmaster general and Mills likewise started political gossip Reach Understanding Mills and Representative Wads worth of New York have been men tioned in all speculation as to who will be the G O P standard bearer in 1936 Both come from New York Friends of the two have urged that they get together and reach some sort of understanding One hears for example that Wadsworth might try to recapture i aeat mvthe senate next year Uc JScnator Gopcland io aoWadawprtbl 11 AMERICAN AGAIN CHIEF OF BANK Fraser Named President of Bank of International Settlements BASEL Switzerland May S ZP Fraser New York was to day elected president of the Bank International settlements being promoted from the vice presidency to succeed Gates W McGarrah also of New York retiring president Mr McGarrah who retires after three years as president was elect ed honorary president of the bank and a member of the board as long as he remains in Europe These decisions were taken at the monthly meeting of the direc torate preceding the third annual general meeting of the B I S mem bers The general meeting reviewed the annual report of the bank show ing despite the hard times a profit of 14200000 Swiss francs This Is approximately 1000000 francs less than the profit reported a year ago The meeting reelected the two vice presidents of the board of di rectors Alberto Beneduce of Italy and Dr lieonldas J A Trip gov ernor of the Bank of the Nether lands There were no changes made in the directorate except that Sweeten automatically ceased to have mem bership having gone off the gold standard and Japan failed to pre sent the name of a representative for membership The change in the German representation was made at the last monthly meeting of the di rectors AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Kissin a girl is kind o like raisin a mustache It dont seem so important to a mati after he proves he can do it PARTNERSHIP WITH INDUSTRY IS HIS PROGRAM Reveals Past and Future Policies in Address to Nation BULLETIN WASHINGTON May 8 The administration to pro tect the investing publicin the purchase of securities Avas ap proved today by the senate WASHINGTON May 8 government partnership with in dustry to improve wages shorten working hours and control surplus production will be President Roose velts next move in attacking eco nomic adversity He revealed this last night in giv ing the nation a full exposition of his policies past and future for domestic and international recovery from the depression Similar to the measures already proposed for government coopera tion with agriculture and transpor tation the president would put the force of government behind trade agreements under a relaxation of the antitrust laws Will Help Borrower Seated at a desk in the white house Mr Roosevelt also gave no tlcbithatlieiwould use thepowers tS toprovioe inflation it may be necessary to accom plish the purpose The administration he said has the definite objective of rais ing commodity prices to such an ex tent that those who haveborrowed money will on the average be able to repay that money in the same kind of dollar which they borrowed We do not seek to let them get such a cheap dollar that they will be able to pay back a great deal less than they borrowed Would Correct Wrong In other words we seek to cor rect a wrong and not to create an other wrong in the opposite direc tion That is why powers are being given to the administration to pro vide if necessary for an enlarge ment of credit in order to correct the existing wrong There is every indication Mr Roosevelt will employ promptly the irovlsion in the inflation bill pro iding for government purchase of outstanding government bonds as a neans of making millions now in ested by banks in these obligations ree for industrys use His declaration that well consid ered and conservative measures will be proposed for industrial super vision was regarded as meaning hat something new in the way of egislation would be advanced in the place of the 30 hour work week bill now pending in the house Plan Is Drafted An unofficial committee headed by Senatoi Wagner DNYI has virtually completed the drafting of a plan for self regulation by indus try through a relaxation of the anti trust laws and is expected to put it before the president this week Industry has been described by J H Rand Jr prominent manufac turer and a member of the Wagner committee as considering a pro posal to put 3000000 men back to work on a specified date as a part of the program Mr Roosevelt speaking of the authority about to be given hin over agriculture to improve com modity prices and prevent over pro duction said the extent of its us will depend entirely upon what th future has in store Reviews His Steps The president reviewed in detai the steps he has taken since March 4 and asserted that congress ha not surrendered its power but rath er delegated him as its agent t carry out the emergency program He mentioned neither the bankinj reform legislation still in dispute in committee on Capitol Hill nor th controversial war debts issue Fresl doubt arose as to whether he wouli seek action on either at this specia session In the international field he out lined a fourfold ament and security reduction o trade barriers stabilization o currencies and reestablishment o friendly relations and greater con fidence between all nations He reported that our foreign visitors who have been conferrin here have responded to these pur poses in a very helpful way H declared with emphasis that th international conference that lie before us must succeed WHERE BODY WAS FOUND In these ruins of the Carl Buehrcr home a mile east of Graflon the body of Emll Bnehrcr 38 Swanvllle Minn who was visiting there was found Emil Buehrer was burned whllo he attempted to savo furniture In the house A daughter of Carl Buehrer who was overcome by smoke vns carried out of the house International Distrust Is Thought Bar to Recovery Economic Truce Likely While War Clouds Loom By CLAUDE A JAGGER Associated 1ress Financial Editor NEW YORK May 8 f Wall streets leading financial ex erts express as keen an interest in the disarmament conference in Ge ne va aB In the f orUicorning econom at London L EcbndmicVruitlonalisin they say an scarcely end so long as war hreatens It is the threat of war icrhaps more than anything else vuich makes each nation anxious to make itself economically self suffl lent thus throttling the flow of rade between nations Paying Farmers Bounties France Germany and Italy it is xplained are paying their farmers luge bounties to grow wheat when he product as produced on a large cale in Canada the United States and Argentina is available in the vorld markets at a fraction of the irice maintained in those European ountries In the United States there has ong been a movement to provide a domestic source of rubber or its quivalent The labors of the late Thomas Edison in that direction vere recalled At the same time he great rubber producing regions of the world in the Malay peninsula and Brazil were suffering from rec ird low prices far below calculated costs of production and huge stocks hat could not be sold at any price Waiting on Japan I Some foreign exchange experts express the view that England will be reluctant to stabilize the pound until Japan stabilizes the yen and doubt that Japan can or will under take stabilization until she com pletes her venture in China The yen owing in part to the costs of he Chinese expedition has depre ciated more sharply than the pound which has enabled the Japanese to make inroads into Great Britains trade in the far cast particularly in cotton textiles It is the hope of the world eco nomic conference that it can devise methods through currency stabiliza tion and the removal of trade bar riers whereby the nations will once more swap their huge surpluses of goods through a normal flow of world trade but financial experts here feel that few nations will be willing to make themselves de pendent upon foreign markets for products which they can produce at home even if at much higher coats vintil war clouds are cleared away Plead Not Guilty to Abduction of Teggy McMath Bucks Held in Bail andCases Setfor May 22 PROVINCETOWN Mass May 8 and Cyril Buck broth ers pleaded not guilty today to thi kidnaping of 10 year old Margare Peggy McMath Kenneth askec a continuance of his case ant agreed with District Attorney Wil Ham Crossley on May 22 but Cyri asked an immediate hearing The cases of both however were continued to May 22 and each was ordered held in 100000 bail The two brothers were taken back to the Barnstablc jail Require Heavy Bail District Attorney Crossley in ad dressing the court described the case as one of the greatest im and of a nature rcquirr ing heavy bail Judge Robert A Welsh year old jurist sitting on his first im portant case considered the argu ment and said Kidnaping is one of the mosl heinous crimes there is because of the worry and mental strain on those affected by it After due con sideration I set the bail at 100000 for each prisoner and continue their cases until May 22 The complainant in both cases was Detective Lieutenant Bradford Accused of Extortion The charge against Cyril W Buck recited that on the first day of May 1933 and on divers other oc casions did by verbal communica tions with Neil C McMath mali ciously threaten an injury to the person of Margaret A McMath with intent thereby to extort money or other pecuniary advantages The charge against his brother Kenneth E Buck alleged that on the second day of May did without lawful authority forcibly seize con fine inveigle and kidnap one Mar garet McMath who was then in the lawful custody of her father Neil C McMath with intent to cause her to be secretly confined and im prisoned in this commonwealth against her will and with the fur ther intent at that time to extort money or valuable things thereby CRESGO BOY IS FATALLY HURT Struck at Lime Springs by Pieces of Feed Mill Being Repaired CRESCO May Wal ton 22 Cresco was killed soon after noon today at Lime 12 miles northwest of here He was struck by flying pieces of a portable feed mill which exploded while be ing repaired FRENCH CABINET WILL NOT MAKE DEBTS PAYMENT nsists on Moratorium for Paying Up Its Back Interest PARIS May 8 French abinet today unanimously took a lat stand against the payment to he United States of the defaulted nterest due last Dec 15 without ft riarantce of a moratorium on the une 15 debt payment This decision was taken in a three lour cabinet session which can unofficially the suggestion Or a lump sum settlement of the var debt to America and other Noblems No Mention Made The official communique issued afterward made no mention of the debt question but it was learned rom a reliable source there was no divergence of views on this sub ject The cabinet came to this conclu sion after a thorough examination of the report presented to Premier Daladier by Edouard Herriot who recently returned from Washington with M Herriots observation The communique announced only that conclusion on certain subjects in connection with the Herriot Roosevelt talks are to be taken later Heceived Disappointment WASHINGTON May 8 News of the decision of the French cabinet of war debts demanding a guarantee of a moratorium on the June 15 payment was received with some disappointment in administra tion circles ACTION DELAYED ON FARM RELIEF Senate Approves Report of Conference on Jobless Aid Bill WASHINGTON May 8 Technical objections delayed action today by the house on the farm re liefinflation measure and it was sent back to the conference for further changes Quick senate approval was given today to the conference report on the administration 5500000000 di rect jobless relief to states bill and it waa sent to the house for final congressional action Creation of a public works id ministration and expenditure of up to six billion dollars in the next two years on construction was called for today in a bill by Senators Cutting Harvard republican N LnFollette republican Wis and Costigan democrat Colo Chemist Is Named ffead of Harvard Conant Is Chosen to Succeed Lowell as President CAMBRIDGE Mass May S tV Bryant Conant Sheldon Emery professor of organic chemis try today was chosen by the cor poration as president of Harvard university to succeed A Lawrence Lowell resigned The new president who was named by the corporation subject to confirmation by the board of over seers has just passed his fortieth birthday Inaking him one of the youngest Harvard presidents in the long line etxending back to 1610 Student and Teacher Conant is the twentyfifth in the line of succession to head the uni versity He has been identified with Harvard university as a student and teacher since 1910 a member of the division of chemistry since 1916 and has been chairman of that divi sion for the past two years engaged actively in teaching administration and research Conant is the second scientist to be named for the presidency of Har vard President Charles W Eliot was a professor of chemistry in 1880 but prior to that time Har vard traditionally chose its presi dents from the clergy President Lowell served as a law yer and a professor of government before his election Still Young lilun ThougYi still o young man Con antIswidely known as a leader in modern scientific research and in vestigation During the World war he was called to Washington and served with the bureau of chemistry and bureau of mines At the American university experimental station he was engaged in research in the de velopment of war gas He was commissioned a major in August 1918 and transferred to Cleveland Ohio to establish produc tion for the chemical warfare serv ice Born In Boston Conant was horn in the Dorches ter district of Boston on March 26 1S93 He entered Harvard college in 1910 and specialized in chemistry He was graduated in three years with high honors becoming a mem her of Phi Beta Kappa and the hold er of an honorary John Harvard scholarship As a graduate he served as an editor of the Harvard Crimson After his graduation he worked one summer in Philadelphia and ser iously considered entering business but the autumn brought him back to Harvard to continue his study of chemistry He obtained degree of doctor of philosophy in June 1016 After another summer in business he was appointed an instructor at WILLIAM MCARTHUR WET CANDIDATE Lindberghs Take Off for Washington as Weather Clears Up COLUMBUS May 8 j by clearing weather over the Penn sylvania mountains Col and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh took off from Port Columbus at eastern standard time this afternoon OPOSSUM CAUGHT AT NASHUA PROVES TO BE TOTAL OF SEVEN NASHUA May Glen Hay ward high school student was driving home from Charles City Friday night he noticed an animal running along by the roadside Hay ward caught the animal an opos sum He placed it in a box that night and next morning was sur prized to find six baby opossums which the mother had carried in her pouch unknown to Hayward Arm Broken In Fall SEXTON May Seiler fell from a hawmow and suffered a broken arm Former Racing Driver Kills Self in Bathtub CEDAR RAPIDS May 8 Clyde Spurgeon 38 former police man auto race driver and restaur ant operator committed suicide by shooting yesterday by shooting himself while in the bathtub at his home His act was attributed to ill 1 health and financial worries Grand Jury to Take Up Johnson County Berry Fraud Probe IOWA CITY May 8 September grand jury will continue an investigation of the case of Charles L Berry former Johnson county treasurer charged with em bezzlement at the orders of Judge H D Evans The judge demanded the continuance when a grand jury failed to indict the former treasurer Berry was held responsible for a 520000 shortage in county funds in a civil suit last January Robbers Ont MARSHALLTOWN May 8 UP early Sunday obtained nearly 5100 at the Gcrvich Grocery store located in the business dis trict Jewelry Thief Gets Watches at Waterloo WATERLOO May 8 11IA thief who hurled a padded stone through a window of the Fcssler and company jewelry store early today escaped with 10 watches valued at S550 Oil Station Held Up DBS MOINES May 8 masked men who said they were holdup men from Omaha obtained S28 in the robbery nf an oil station here today Will Rogers NEW YORK May our president has been going along mighty nice and our congress both democratic and republican have been decent beyond all ex pectations They have given him every power from mayhem to manslaughter but if he starts asking for the sole and exclusive right to deal with this debt thing he is foing to ride his horse under the first limb he has hit These debts have become imbedded into the peoples minds like religion has and any time you come out on either side just like arguing religion you are going to lose and change no bodys opinion Yours WILL ROGERS Cpirisht 1W3 McNfiURIiL KynrllcrttO K F CLOUGH MARTIAL LAW TO All of Troops Expected to Have Left Le Mars by End of Week DES MOINES May S 111 Re moval of all national gunrd units rom the northwest Iowa farm dis order area is anticipated by the end 01 theweek Adjutant General Chnrlcs Grnhl said today Grahl and Attorney General Ed ward L OConnor left this morning for a tour of the area and expect to report back to Gov Clydo Herring tomorrow The plan as outlined today by rnhl calls for withdrawal of 300 of the 500 guardsmen now stationed at Le Mars and Denison tomorrow and Wednesday and the lifting of martial law nt that time 200 to Romiiin The remaining 200 will be de tailed to remain the rest of the week to serve as deputies subordinate to civil authorities The 100 men to be left at Denison comprise two companies of the IfiSth infantry Co L of Council Bluffs and machinegun company M of Red Oak The troops remaining at Ie Mars will be Companies L ami M of the 133rd both of Sioux City These also are infantry and machine gun units Commanding officers at the two guard camps have already released some high school students and guards who were needed at theii places of employment Up to Governor Final decision on the tentative plan outlined by Grahl must await action of Governor Herring Meanwhile military courts today were winding up their investigations oC tho abduction of Judge C C Bradley of Le Mars and the riots at Primghar and Denison farm sales The evidence gathered in the week of questioning of prisoners Turn In fatr rnlimin Jl ARTHUR ORYS CHOICE CLOUGH NAMED BY WETS County Candidates for Delegate to State Convention Candida tea for election as Cerrn Gordo county delegate to the state convention to consider the repeal of the eighteenth amendment were selected at two mass conventions held in Mason City Monday fore noon William McAHhur was elected candidate of the group opposed to the repeal the amendment while R F was elected candidate the group in favor of repeal Sarn Kennedy Jr Clear Lake wan elected alternate of the dry group and Bernard Manley was elected al ternate for tile wet group Names of persons selected nt Mondays mass meetings will np pear on ballots at a special election to be held June 20 at which dele gates to the state convention to be held at Dos Moines July 10 will he elected Filled to CaiHicity The banquet room of the Y M C A was filled to capacity for the meeting of the dry convention R S Stunbery chairman of the emerg ency prohibition committee called he meeting to order expressing satisfaction that such a large gath ering was present W P Butler who was unani mously elected chairman of the convention suiti that the drys up agaVnst a serious fight arid thaL meetings would be hold from now on untu the election He said this campaign would lie mode with determination and that every man i and woman should stand up for what they believe to he right We face two enemies Mr Butler continued We face first the old enemy that of interests which eith er from hist of appetite or desire for profjt wish to force liquor on the people That enemy will meet defeat I feel certain Some Doubt Enforucmciil The more dangerous group is that which has been made to be lieve through an endless stream of propaganda that the nation is not capable of dealing with the Ji quor problem Many in this group are sincere If Iowa goes wet on June 20 Mr Buller said the legislature will liavt the right to assume that Iowa wants hard liquors That is why the drys should do everything in their power to gain victory at the polls After the selection of Mrs C A Knutson of Clear Luke for secre tary Stanbery nominated Sen ator McArthur declaring that tin senator should he chosen because of his firm stand on the dry issue The Rev W L Dibble made the motion that nominations cease and the sec retary was instructed to cast a unanimous ballot for Senator Mc Arthur McArthur Gives Talk In a brief talk Senator McArthuv said that because of his background lie could not do otherwise tlmn sup port the dry cause He asserted that if his senatorial district did not support the dry cause he would find it difficult in the legislature to interpret their feeling as other than desiring liquor Garficld Breose nominated Sam Kennedy Jr of Clear Lake for al ternate the latter responding with a few remarks Names were then Turn lr Iagr 7 Clinton Man Sought in Connection With Shooting of Partner CLINTON May S li Monday sought George Ptiileson Clinton in connecaion the fatal shooting Saturday night of John Brown 18 a business partner of Philesons Brown told police before he died that he was shot by Phileson during a quarrel in their confection ery store After the shooting Phile son rented an automobile in which police said ho went to either Daven port or Cedar Rapids Wea IOWA WEATHER 1urtly cloudy Monday night probably showers Tuesday ivllli cooler in southwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending nt 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday VI Minimum in Algiit Ifi At 8 A M Monday 48 Itniiirall IIS Inches Figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Siiturdny M Minimum In Night 43 Hiilninl 01 of an Inch All of North Iowas concern of two weeks ago as to whether there was going to be sufficient moisture to guarantee the first part of the growing season has been banished in the past week The heaviest rain of the season fell Sunday and Sunday night fallingjust short of an inch and a half On sloping soil there was considerable brought about by intensity of the downpour   

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