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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                0 I 0 ft A I r 3 i North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A OOP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIHE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 29 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 281 More Shifts Looked for Welles to Give Up Havana Post to Caffery By HEKBEET PLUMMEK WASHINGTON Aug 29 Shifting of Sumner Welles from his desk at the state department as as sistant secretary to Cuba as am bassador and then back again to his former post is some thing to spur speculation It may be that therell be more of this sort of thing as the Roosevelt admin istration p r o gresses with its foreign policy in the countries to the south r JEfFtKON CMFW Welles is to be relieved shortly at Havana by Jefferson Caffery who served as assistant secretary of state while he was about the task of calming the political waters in the island republic Turn Over Duties That the combination worked well in state department eyes is apparent And now Ambassador Welles with plaudits still hailing his accomplishments in Havana will turn over the duty of finishing the job to Caffrey a career diplomat handpicked by the departmentas exactly the type of man needed in Cuba at the present time Welles first duty back in the United States will be to start lay ing the foundation for the PanAm erican conference which will be held in Montevideo in December The Roosevelt administration is counting much on the success of this conference So important is it regarded in fact that Secretary Hull himself may head the Ameri can delegation Wants Good Start The administration hopes to get off to a good start at Montevideo in launching the promised reciprocal trade agreements between this promis ed by MrRooBtyelt during the cam 1 fvnoaljt URGE HUGE CORN ACREAGE SLASH Revision of State Taxation System Proposed Pres1 t chooses to call his good neigta pr policy will come In for much sideration ao well Win all of which Welles is expected fa playa vital part His desk at the istate department may be vacant at yrequent intervals in the future Awhile our foreign policy in the south develops i Keeping Em Happy jf Insiders at the state department these days are giving much credit to UnderSecretary Phillips for the smoothness and precision with which events in Latin America are moving Phillips they say has the career diplomats in a better frame of mind than they have been for many years A career man himself he knows and understands their prob lems Talk has it that Phillips was ap pointed undersecretary because the president felt that the routine of the department should be in the hands of an experienced career man Sec retary Hull does not and could not be expected to look after all the farflung branches of the depart ment That is Phillips job He is the ex ecutive officer of the state depart job all its own SIX KILLED AND 40 OTHERS HURT IN TRAIN WRECK Limited Drops Through Washed Out Bridge in New Mexico TUCUMCARI N Mex Aug 29 At least six persons met death and 40 others were injured when the Golden State limited transcon tinental passenger train bound from Los Angeles to Chicago plunged through a washed out bridge and a water filled arroyo five miles west of bare at dawn today The engine and six coaches tumbled down the sides of the high fill into the gulch The east span of the steel bridge had been crumpled by a torrent re sulting from heavy rains climaxed by a four inch fall last night Only One Identified The only Identified body was that of C J Crost of Tucumcari the engineer The olher dead were three women and two men all passengers in the first day coach A wrecker was sent to the scene from El Paso and ambulances were called from as far away as Amarillo 12S miles distant Railroad officials here said the train was running only 20 miles an hour It had stopped a mile weat of the fill to investigate the track for possible damage The east span of the Abridge had been washed out but the damage could not be Been from rho end Engine Submerged The engine was submerged The mail car rested on top of the engine and the baggage car was at a 45 degree angle to the track besides the mail car The next car a coach was crosswise in the creek bed par tially on top of the baggage car A pullman tourist sleeper was also aqross the creekL Ort the north side was a club car in the bed of the creek along with a standard coach which was on its side The head end of another stand ard coach waa the only other car off the rails the remaining pullman coaches remaining on the bridge Best Train on Line CHICAGO Auf 29 The Gol OIL ADMINISTRATOR HAROLD L ICKES Three Killed in Crash at Army Training Field Fourth Bails Out After Airplanes Collide and Lands Safely den State through a Limited which plunged bridge near Tucumcari today was considered the best ap pointed train on the SouthernPacif icRock Island system It makes the run between Los An geles and Chicago in 62 hours and was scheduled to arrive here at tomorrow morning From Tucum cari eastward it used the Rock Is iand tracks SU I ATHLETE Two From Canada Are KILLED IN CRASH Injured at Rockwell Univerljr Victim When Car Goes ROCKWELL Aug per sons from Manitoba Canada were slightly injured when their car and a truck driven by B C Wllhite col lided Monday a half mile west and a mile south of here on high way 65 Mr Wilhite had just driven to the paving from the gravel pit when the chash occured The Man itoba car was badly damaged and went into the ditch The Canadians in the accident were Mr and Mrs Herschel Cremeen AUNT MET By Robert Quillen a Its awful to feel hurt an want somebody to hold you on his lap an comfort you when youre so big an fat it cant be done Off Road ST LOUIS Aug 29 Grocpper 25 St Louis a Univer sity of Iowa athlete was killed and Lee Schell of Jefferson City Mo I and Thomas Duff 25 St Louis were seriously Injured when their auto mobile ran off Clayton road here early today The trio were returning to St Louis from a fraternity party at Crystal Lake Country club when the accident occurred Schell suffered a skull injury and severe lacerations on his face Duff received a frac tured arm Groepper a baseball player for the University of Iowa team ma jored in athletics there and intended to enter the coaching field upon graduation He did not attend school last year one fly in g instructor andItttwo ca fell to bailed r Jaxpafi chute and landed saieiywlientwo It jrauit training in at the field today Those killed in the first major ac cident atthe West Point of the Air were Lieut R Grater in structor of Lebanon Ind cadet William Pasche of Chicago Cadet H R Sandberg of Denver Colo Ankle IB Broken Lieut Louis V Vaupre instruct or leaped from his plane at an al titude of about 500 feet and came to earth with abroken ankle Lieutenant Vaupre told army of ficials his altimeter showed 500 feet immediately before the crash He said the ship containing Lieuten ant Grater and Cadet Sandberg zoomed up and crashed into the side of his plane as he attempted to straighten out in a traffic lane Attempt to Jump All but Cadet Sandberg attempt ed a parachute jump Lieutenant Grater and Cadet Pasche fell with in a few feet of the earth before their chutes opened Cadet Sand berg went down with the plane The ship containing Lieutenant Vaupre and Cadet PascSie burst Into flames and crumbled as It fell to the ground The other plane containing Cadet Sandberg was demolished as it struck the ground Lieutenant Vaupre attempted to pull Cadet Sandberg from the wreckage Several persons rushed to the plane and succeeded in freeing Sandberghs body from the twisted wreckage 4 REPORTED KILLED BLAMED IN DEATHS WASHINGTON Iowa Aug 29 coroners jury this morning found that the auto accident last night near Crawfordsville which re sulted in the death of two young men resulted from the acts of Archie Farlow of Galesburg an other occupant of the automobile and recommended that Farlow be bound over to the grand Jury of Washington county Joe Green 19 St Louis died of Injuries soon after a car owned by Farlow and driven by Miss Vera Turn to rase 2 Column 7 CLOVIS N Mex Aug 29 A trimotor plane of the Transcon tinental and Western Air Line crashed 60 miles westof here during the night and its two passengers and two pilots were reported to have been killed Those aboard the plane were Mr and Mrs R B Irwin Los Angeles Cal passengers R R Morgan Kansas City pilot W G Barcus Kansas City co pilot The plane wasfound by J B Stratton a rancher Details were slow in arriving here because of the condition of the roads Heavy rains made transportation next to impos sible Passengers on Liner AMARILLO Tex Aug 29 Officials of the Transcontinental and Western Alr Line said the passeng ers on the air liner that crashed 60 miles northwest of Clovls N Mex last night were Mr and Mrs Ralph Gore of Albuquerque N Mex and their three year old grand daughter Evelyn of Mr and Mrs Amarillo Gore Paul daughter Gore of Iowa Lawyer Named GRAND RAPID Mich Aiiff 29 M Henry of Des Moines was named vice chairman of a newly formed section on insurance of the American Bar association Ickes Named Director of Code for Oil Moffett Expected to Be Right Hand Man of Secretary HYDE PARK N Y Aug 29 UP Roosevelt today named Harold L Ickes his secretary of the interior as the administrator of the new working agreement for the oil industry The president will name the other 14 members of the oil planning and conservation committee within the next 24 hours taking under consid eration a list of names submitted by Iclces As oil administrator Ickes will have the virtual power of dictator over this industry which has been engaged in a war that led to over production and a wrecking of prices Price fixing is possible Ickes also is the Roosevelt admin istrator of the 3300000000 public works program and it is likely he will rely strongly on an immediate assistant expected to be James A Moffett former vice president of the Standard Oil company of New Jersey Naming his cabinet member to this office the president showed that he Intends to keep in close per sonal touch with the new deal for the disordered oil business as one of the major parts of his recovery cam paign Perrnilts Y Aug 29 Roosevelt today author ized the secretary of the treasury to receive on consignment for sale subject to such rules as he may prescribe gold recovered from the natural deposits in the United States At the same time the president tightened the regulations against hoarding to safeguard the new gold order By lifting the embargo to permit sales of new mined gold Mr Roosevelt gives American miners an opportunity for the higher prices prevailing abroad In his second order the president requires that within the noxt 15 days every person owning gold coin jold bullion or gold certificates shall file a statement to the govern ment giving the amount held and he reasons why currency cannot be used in Its place INCOME TAX AND BUSINESS LEVY MAIN FEATURES Brookings Institutions Recommendations Presented TEXT ON PAGE 9 DES MOINES Aug 29 state revenue system retaining ant revising the general property tax base and adding new forms of tax the ation is proposed for Iowa by Brookings Institution A general personal net income tax and a system of business tax ation are among the major forms of taxation advocated by the institution in connection with the proposed overhauling of the states 80year old tax system Repeal of all poll taxes is pro posed in the event the proposed personal net income plan is adopt ed Other of the Institutions rec ommcnadtions deal with present and proposedtaxes changes In the states antiquated assessment ma chinery and in the distribution of revenues 300 Page Report The recommendations were con tained in a digest of the institu tions 300 page report ori the Iowa revenue system which today was placed before a joint meeting of the interim committee pn the reducUpi ewcrpmeiita1 expenaiturea will they legislative comrmttees on tea HAYNES NAMED PRISON WARDEN Grahl Turns Down Post to Carry on as Adjutant General BULLETIN DES MOINES Aug 29 Glenn C Hayncs of Dos Molnes today was appointed warden of Ft Madison penitentiary by the state board of control DES MOINES Aug 29 Adj Gen Charles H Grahl today formally declined his appointment as warden of the state penitentiary at Fort Madison In a letter received by the state joard of control today Grahl ex pressed appreciation of the ap lolntment butsaid that in view of he deslrea of Maj Gen M A Tin and other officers that he re nain as adjutant general he would have to decline the warden appoint ment Grahl was named to the warden ship by the board last week after a split on a proposal to appoint Glenn C Haynes of DCS Molnes to the post Members of the board of control said they would meet this after noon in another attempt to select a warden Mrs Woodrow Wilson Urges NRA Support WASHINGTON Aug 29 Mrs Woodrow Wilson widow of the vartlme president today appealed o all Americans to enlist under the Blue Eagle banner in the same plrlt whirJh JD17UJ rbtislried by the interim corrimlttei to survey the idwa governmenta structure and its lengthy report Including the volume on the reve nue system Is now in the hands of the committee In submitting the digest to the joint meeting Will F Rilcy of Des Molnes chairman of the interim committee pointed out that the recommendations are those of the Institution and not in any sense those of the committee To Continue Study The committee expects to contin ue study of the report in conjunc tion with the members of the joint committees of both houses of the assembly and later to formulate and submit to the governor and to the legislature their recommendations as to tax revision Rlley explained The personal income tax proposed by the institution experts would follow the form of S F 112 the Patterson bill of the last session of the assembly but would require every selfsupporting individual to pay at least a minimum tax to take the place of existing poll taxes While proposing no specific rate schedule the institution suggested that the rates of S F 112 are too high and that rates graduated from onehalf of one per cent on the first 51000 and one per cent to five per cent from 1000 to would be preferable Exemption Allowed An exemption would be allowed for dependents but not for self sup porting individuals The presump tive age for dependents should be fixed at 21 years to conform to the lower age limit under the poll tax the institution suggested In its proposed business tax sys tem the institution recommended that all concerns engaged in manu facturing and trade and all local utility concerns and street railway service be required to pay the high est of three taxes These three taxes would be com puted onthe following basis 1 A minimum tnx of relatively small and flat amount 2 A net value pro duct tax based on gross sales less purchase of materials and sup plies or 3 A taxbased upon net Income Net Income Tax A franchise tax measured on net income would be levied on banks and similar financial institutions and on transportation and communi cations companies Mining would be Turn fo Pane 2 Column 4 Legislative Groups Meet in Des Moines DES MOINES Aug 29 interim committee on reduction In public expenditures and the tax re vision committees of the senate and house of the Towa general assembly were to meet here today Recom mendations are being formulated for the consideration of the legislaturo In the snccial November session Await Action of Hopkins on Water Works Project City Councilmen One Bid on New Installation Only one bid for the contract of installing now water works equip ment was submitted at the meeting of the city council called for that purpose at the city hall Tuesday morning This bid submitted by the Mur ray Iron works Burlington anc a bid on sootblowers by the Bayer company St Louis were referred to City Manager E H Crofoot for investigation and study in conjunc tion with William D Weidlein of Black and Vcatch consulting engi neers who drew up the plans and specifications Would Cost The Murray bid for the total in stallation of two boilers with super heaters sootblowers and other equipment approximated the amounts varying with the type of equipment used Two types of boilers three types of sootblowers and two of superheaters were in cluded in the proposal The Bayer company offered to Install soot blowers for 51244 Cue to the fact that the project had not yet been approved by P F Hopkins Iowa public works engi neer and former city manager of Mason City for Inclusion In the public works program the con tractors were asked to submit a limit of time their bids would be effective A representative of the Murray Iron works stated his bid would remain in effect until Sept 15 adding that he expected mate rialInfcrease in aftet that date foiir coiincjlmon Mayor J T Laird J J Burns H M Knudson and W J Pagenhartopened with an explan ation of various aspects of the con struction program by Mr Weidicin Mr Weidlein explained the bids must be accepted only condltional y if the water works improvement program is to receive any consider ation for the 30 per cent federal aid which is being sought by the Ity officials I have not been able to see State Engineer Hopkins said Mr Weidlein At the time I was in his Turn to PARC 2 Column 2 KINGFISH HITS AT NEWSPAPERS Helps Oust Photographers at V F W Convention at Milwaukee MILWAUKEE Aug 20 convention of the Veterans of For eign Wars was thrown into con usion today when United States Senator Huey P Long of Louisiana vigorously assailed Milwaukee news paper publishers and supervised the expulsion of photographers For 10 ninutes the large gathering was in turmoil while Long waved his arms and shouted Long a two inch wound over his eft eye which he said was inflicted by gangsters at a party on Long sland Sunday was introduced as a friend ofall the downtrodden Assaults Newspapers He started his hour and a half speech by an assault on newspapers which have published colorful stories of the senators clash with uniden tified persons in the washroom of some Long Island establishment Weve had an exodus of polecats n Louisiana said Long But when I picked up your Milwaukee news papers I knew where all the pole cats had gone Clear Out Photographers On his complaint sergeantsat arms began to clear out photograph ers and in the confusion the sen utor shouted In Louisiana we dont stand for polecats thieves rascals ind other varmints like skunks in he woods Publicity directors of the Veterans if Foreign Wars tried to Intercede but In the milling shouting crowd f veterans they were unheard and lie photographers were ejected Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Gal Aug believe that Mr Moley chief of the brain trusters get ting out is about the starting point of the end of college pro fessors in government A professor gets all of his out oC a book but the politician as bad as he is does have an under standing of human nature and the mob So we might Just as well become reconciled to the fnet that the old politician is with us even unto death Theories are great But the minute you arc asked to prove one In actual life why the thing blows up So professors are back to the classroom idealists back to the drawing room communist back to the soap box and use some of it but old Congressman Hokum and old Senator Hooey are still the Mussolinis of our country Yours WILL ROGERS Copyrluhl Itaa McNmicht Syndicate COURT APPROVES INSULLS ARREST Attorneys of Fugitive Held in MARTHUR TELLS OF PLAN OF IOWA HOG PRODUCERS Cutting Crop by Fourth Financed by Process Tax on Hogs By TOM HAWKINS DES MOINES Aug 29 Iowa swine producers who market 275 per cent of the nations hogs today set forth their program for a 25 per cent corn acreage reduc tion program financed by a process ing tax on hogs Recognition of Russia and con trolled monetary inflation also were advanced The program designed to raise corn and hog prices was drafted by a committee at the instigation of the Iowa Swine Producers associa tion which met hero yesterday The acreage reduction and processing tax proposals will be recommended to the national corn hog committee State Senator William McArlhur of Mnson City member of the com mittee said today Start Drlvo Early The 25 per cent corn acreage re duction would be for 1034 Mc Arthur said and the committee favors inauguration of a drive to enlist farmers in the program be started not later than Oct 15 Immediate payment of a federal bonus this fall to farmers signing the reduction agreement was rec ommended McArthur emphasized that the hog producers are favorable to the corn acreage reduction hoping tpththeipilce of tod hogs i onBail iidgaaad hoje ATHENS Aug 29 nn If same Per centof the pea court approved today ly 10 per cent of the tax Graduated Tux The Iowa Swine Producers asso ciation recommended McArthur said that the processing tax be Plication for formal sanction of he detention of Samuel Insull former Chicago utilities operator In conThn American extradition nectlon with roccedings Insull arrived shortly before the larroll Boy Killed When Struck by Car CARROLL Aug 29 Verne ackson 12 son of Bert Jackson ras killed last night when he wan truck by a car which Clayton trohm was backing out of a gar beginning of the hearing at a m escorted by two plain clothes JOlicemcn After his identity had been es ablished several questions were put o him regarding himself his wife and son Born in Loridnn When asked about his nationality nsull replied that he was British nd was born in London but asqulred American citizenship In 1896 He said he did not know his pres et status because the American government has cancelled his nass ort The former Chicagoan on Satur lay was taken to a private hospital in doctors orders after n second at empt began to extradite him to he United States on a new indict tient charging violation of the bank uptcy act First Attempt Fulled A previous attempt to extradite him on mail fraud charges failed Insull told the court composed of five members that he lived in Chi cago as the executive of a utilities company but that his business ex tended through several states Prosecutor Reganacos formally announced he would issue a writ for Insulls arrest following an Ameri can legation note charging him with bankruptcy Details of the charge were not known this morning because the indictment had not been submitted Asks Ball Release One of his attorneys requested that Insull be released on bail since here was no fear that he would attempt to escape The attorney de clared that Insull already had ex pressed a wish to become a Greek citizen and to establish a permanent home in Greece Another of Insulls lawyers Dep uty Pericles Rhalli subseuently de clared that the American legations request for the former Chicagoans arrest was unfair because the note verbale vaguely stated he was charged with bankruptcy and was not accompanied by warrants Secretary of Union Found Shot to Death CHICAGO Aug 29 in the face and chest the body of a man identified as John Plppani 35 secretary of the Italian Bread Drivers league was found today on a street In suburban Cicero Near the body lay a pistol and two hats A short time later police arrested two suspects They were graduated on hogs of different weights to bring a 10 per cent re duction in the average marketing weight of all classes of hogs A heavier tax on heavier weight hogs would tend to encourage mar Iteting of the more average weights McArthur said Otherwise he believed farmers would tend to overcome Imposition of the tax by marketing heavy hogs Recognition of Kussla Recognition of Russia at once the hog producers committee assert ed would open nn export outlet for pork production It would be a boon the committee asserted to hog pro ducers seeking to wipe out a surplus that has increased annually for sev eral years The committee also favors con trolled monetary inflation as an aid to boosting farm commodity prices The recommendations were draft ed by Wilbur Hubbard of Ncola chairman Lewis Morris Grimes Allen Kline Vinton Don Murphy of Des Molnes and William Mc Arthur of Mason City Ralph Mor gnn of Falrfield and Jay Whltson of Indianola also sat in on the de liberations here today Jackson Bound to Jury on 2 Charges After Car Mishaps CHARLES CITY Aug R Jackson Wnterioo former resi dent of Charles City was bound over to the grand Jury by Justice S H Melcher yesterday on charges of driving while intoxicated and fail ure to report an accident Jackson is In a local hospital He was injured when his car struck a culvert The two charges were filed this morning bySheriff B F Atherton Jacksons car struck Frank R Jordan who was walking on the road J Weal IOWA WEATHER Generally fair In north pnrt y cloudy In south portloa TUOH dny night and Wednesday slightly warmer Wolncsriny and in extreme northwest portion Tuesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum 7K Minimum In Nlglit 15 At 8 A M Tuesday 6i   

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