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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 7, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL MOUTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS OME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY DECEMBER 7 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Ofr TWO SKCTlONfl SECTION ONE NO 51 Will Oppose Army Boost Collins to Be Ready for Mac Arthurs Contention IOWA HOUSE FAVORS INFLATION By HERBERT PLTJMMER WASHINGTON Dec 7 contention of General MacArthur chief of staff that the enlisted strength of the regular army should be in creased from 119000 to 165 000 me will be opposed in stub born fashion if U is put up to con gress to decide A gentleman from Mississip pi a member of the house is all pet for the gen eral He is Ross Col ROSS COLONS jms chairman of the subcommittee the house body which controls the purse strings of the war department Collins doesnt claim to be a sol dier He believes however that he knows something about the Knowledge picked up by hard work and the exercise of ordinary com mon sense as he expresses it The Mississtppian long has been an advocate of motorization and mechanization of the nations mil itary establishment It is his conten tion that military conservatism too long has been allowed to retain masses of what he describes as glow moving slow shooting expen sively massed troops Hes For Modernity He has been loud in his complaint that of the money made available to the war department by congress to maintain the military establish ment comparatively little goes for modern equipment When we realize he says that the large percentage of the money appropriated is for personnel to al most the total neglect of mechan ized equipment when we see money used on transient training of high schoolboysvdrill ground maneu IT Peek May Be Transferred From AAA to NRA pv njj pathy with General MacArthurs size of tKe reg ular army He would use the money necessary to care for the increased p sonnel in further mechanization of what we now have The general he declares would I mix antique methods with modern means of warfare It cant be done succcssrully Handy With Ammunition Collins a sandy haired robust man who speaks with a pronounced accent has incurred the enmity of many in the army for his attitude His efforts to remove older army officers from the active list to make way for younger men have brought him much criticism His enthusiasm over a mechanized military establishment for this country knows no bounds His of fice abounds with pictures and drawings of the latest war ma chines As he talks he jumps from one to another for illustration And hell argue his side with the highest of em Husband 72 Asks Divorce From Young Wife Who Traveled INDEPENDENCE Kans Dec 7 T Brown 72 complained in a divorce petition life has been just ne train ride after another since he married Fay Brown 23 of Vi lonia Ark Brown said he wished to down she wished to use Browns railroad pass and as a re suit in their three months of mar ried life they visited the Century of Progrei exposition at Chicago went to the Pacific coast and made numerous trips to Kansas City St Louis and in Arkansas Master Builders of Iowa Elect Officers DES MOINES Dec 7 C E Larson Fort Dodge was named president of the Master Builders As 1 sedation of Iowa Other officers in clude Max Mildenstein Cedar Rap ids vice president Joe Currie Wat erloo secretary and W F Kuch ardo DCS Moines treasurer ACTION SEEN AS WAY OF SOLVING TUGWELL BREAK Will Direct Codes Move From Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON Dec 7 Transfer of George N Peek now agricultural adjustment administra tor to the national recovery admin istration under Gen Hugh S John son to take over the agriculture codes newly placed there appeared today as likely to be decided upon by President Roosevelt as a solution of disagreements in the agricultural department that have delayed act ion on these important codes This prospect developed as the president conferred with Secretary Wallace and Rcxford G Tugwell assistant secretary of agriculture who has been at odds with Peek on agricultural policies Luncheon Conference Later Mr Roosevelt had a lunch eon conference with Peek contin uing their talk of last night in con junction with shifting of jurisdiction on the stymied codes from the AAA to the NRA Asked after the white house con ference if Peek would go over to the national recovery administra tion to take over these codes Wal lace smiled nnd replied You cant tell about wjHrhaveto i HaveSame GoBl r V if EyeingTugVirellby his side Wal lacesaid All of us have the same get a fair share of in come to the farmer I think George and Rex see eye to eye on that Asked if Peek and Tugwell agreed on methods to obtain this objective Wallace replied Everyone has dif ferent methods Tugwell said he was not resigri mg Transfer of the codes was an nounced by the white house shortly after Peek was reported to have said that he would resign unless radical members of the brain trust left the agricultural adjust ment administration alone Transfer to NRA As a result of a visit Peek made to the white house and presiden tial telephone talks with Wallace and Johnson it was decided that ail codes under or before the AAA except those involving persons who actually process farm commodities would be transferred to the NRA Biggest of these Wallace said before making his survey would be that covering wholesale and retail food dealers The wholesale and retail dry goods dealers are already under NRA Wallace said so this trans fer is just natural I havent any idea how many other codes will be involved until I check Willing to Give Up He added however that although his department would be willing to give up the distilling brewing rec tifying blending and other liquor codes Im afraid they stay with us They deal with the first pro cessingof farm products Wallace said What happens to the liquor im porters code he continued will be iierely a matter of convenience For several months agricultural department officials said Peek had hoped for designation of his AAA as an agency separate from the de partment Wea IOWA WEATHER Snow probable Thursday night and ITHday colder mwch colder in west and north por tions Friday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock i Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 38 Minimum in Night SO At 8 A M Thursday 32 ZERO WEATHER FOR NORTH IOWA Snow and Sudden Tumble in Temperature Predicted for Friday DES MOINES Dec 7 weather In the northern half of the state was predicted for Friday by the weather bureau today Temperatures of 15 degrees in the southwest portion 18 In the south east and 18 at Des Moines also were forecast for tomorrow Snow will accompany the down turn In temperature the weather bureau said Kpidemlc Closes Schools ELLIOTT Dec 7 schools were closed and social activ ities suspended Indefinitely because of scarlet fever quarantines Groups Lead in Giving to Cheer Fund One Twentieth of Full Amount Will Bui Yule Candy Previously reported Stiluo Clio Club S500 Sirs H H SoOO G N Cr K O SoOO D A R of Mason City Home Builders Class of M E Sunday School 500 HUEY LONGS EFFIGY BURNED New Total 89GO The organizations of Mason City societies classes and office showing the way in the early stages of the communitys Christmas Cheer solicitation Threefourths of the amount so far collected has come from organ izations This fact ought to stand as a challenge to the generous impulse of individuals Widespread satisfaction in the de parture this year to include a ton of candy in the budget of expenditures from the Cheer Fund has been expressed A Twentieth for Candy It has been calculated that the investment for this project which will bring happiness to ap proximately 5000 needy youngsters will require approximately a twenti eth of the total amount Itthe goal of 2OOQ is reached this programthe junior Charii ber of Commerce committee head ed by Leo Sweesy is working hand in hand with the Forty and Bight organization of the American Le gion and the P T A council The two other two groups will provide the toys for the big community Christmas party and the organiza tion of young businessmen will ad minister the candy assignment Every evidence indicates that the solicitation has at last swung into its stride and that from this point on there will be a rapfd accelera tion This must be the case it there is to be an attainment of the goal Its Been Done Before Political fever rose to high pitch in Hunminnd La during the elec tion to select a successor to tho late Congressman Bolivar Kemp This effigy of Huey Long was burned on a Hammond street Associated ITess HELD IN CHICAGO Surrenders on Charges of Fraud in Financing Pipe Line CHICAGO DCC 7 Parish a fugitive since last Feb ruary surrendered to the United States marshal today on an indict ment charging use of the mails fradulently in the financing of the MissouriKansas Pipe Line com pany This is substantially the amount His 535000000 pipe line coin raised in other years and the amount estimated by Mrs Mabel THAT STOCKING The little nick out of the toe of the stocking accompanying this story represents the amount so far raised in the solicitation As the amount increases the white increases Lets eliminate that entire black column Blaisc director ot tlie Social Wel fare league for the job cut out for her this Christmastide Once again it ia to be noted that no gift la either too small or two large Theyre all needed and wel comed Names of donors will be used in listing the daily contribu tions unless there is a specific re quest for initials or the Just a Friend designation Eye Observing has given his guarantee that no Christmas ex penditure will bring larger returns in the satisfaction that comes from a good deed through a gift to this cause Thats what dozens of those who have given in previous years have said Better Do It Now There are no good arguments in favor of delaying this little duty Good Fellows of Mason City and every good reason for getting it done now Address your gift to Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Remember about 151900 must be raised yet if Christmas Cheer is to be insured for every youngster in Mason City Lindbergh Tunes Up Motor of Plane for Return Hop to U S NATAL Brazil Dec 7 Cliarlea A Lindbergh today tuned up the motor of the monoplane in which he and Mrs Lindbergh flew from Africa yesterday and It was believed he was preparing to start a return flight to the United States by way of Para Belem tomorrow pany went into receivership in the spring of 1932 Several months later a government investigation and au dit resulted in the indictment of the young financier and several asso ciates in the direction of the com pany for use of the mails in a scheme to defraud investors in Mis souriKansas pipe line stock Then in December 1932 Parish was indicted in New York on a grand larceny charge which he de nied He elected to go into voluntary exile last February rather than face the mail fraud charges and his 55000 bond was forfeited Parish had residences at Kansas City Mo and East Orange N J Before he was 36 he had built a fortune He organized the pipe line company to draw nat ural gas 1200 miles from Texas to TO BOW TO LONG Denied Primary They Plan to Hold Election on Dec 27 BATON ROUGE La Dec 7 fl a primary for the se lection of a successor to the late Representative Bolivar E Kemp the citizens election committee for the sixth congressional district today announced a firm stand upon their citizens popular election set for Dec 27 by a district wide voters mass meeting held Nov 28 in Baton Rouge The citizens committee headed bEdward J Gay issued a state ment last night terming Tuesdays election of Mrs Bolivar E Kemp Sr of Amitc widow of the repre sentative an attempt by trickery and fraud to deprive the voters of their right of free choice in elect ing a representative Named liy Committee Mrs Kemp was nominated by members of the sixth district dem ocratic executive committee favor able to Senator Huey P Long and th Gov O 1C Allen administra tion and went into the election as the unopposed nominee without the holding of a primary Governor Allen and the attorney office declared the elec tion was legal and a statement is sued last night in New Orleans 3 MEN KILLED AS SMUGGLERS AND OFFICERS FIGHT 4 Canadian Coast Guards Captured by Crew of Rum Ship EL PASO Tex Dec 7 Three men were killed and another was wounded in a gun fight be tween U 3 border patrolmen and liquor smugglers at the foot of Park street today The dead Dorne C Mellon 31 U S bor der patrolman shot through the heart Francisco Gonzalez 25 Juarez Higinio Perez Juarez The wounded man Francisco Mos quero is in a aerious condition in Liberty hospital Juarez American officers seized lf0 gal1 Ions of mixed liquors More Stay lie Ueiid Patrolmen said more smugglers may have been killed They naw two men fall into the Rio Grande dur ing the fight and arc looking for the bodies They may have been the two men who are dead at Liberty hospital Juarez across the border The battle started when Melton and five other inspectors challenged 1G men who had waded the river with 150 gallons of liquor When the smugglers reached the the officers leaped out of hidingwith drawn guns A blaze of gunfire met their com mand to surrender Melton fell at the first volley Fire They Flee The other inspectors returned the fire as the smugglers dropped their loads and backed into the river fir ing as they retreated The firing lasted about three to five minutes During the firing a sniper on the American side shot at the officers from behind This was the second rum battle In which a border patrolman was slain recently Hollin C Nochols was killed in East El Paso Severn days ago Border patrolmen in the fight to day beside Melton were J T Love Pedro Torres Bert G Walthail Les ter G Copenbarger Glance Illinois and bought himself the for over the governors name offered mer presidential yach Mayflower to call another general election Then the collapse of MissouriKan sns brouht disaster lowan Fatally Hurt as Car Hits Truck STORM LAKE Dec 7 E Rice an employe of the Rogers Grain company with headquarters at Cedar Rapids was fatally injur ed last night when his car crashed into a parked truck west of Albert City Mrs Minnie Stevens of Webb suffered a compound fracture of the leg and other injuries She is in a hospital here Pleads Not Guilty to Lynch Charges ST JOSEPH Mo Dec 7 John F Zook former policeman and wrestler pleaded not guilty to day to a charge of first degree murder In the death of Lloyd War ner Negro lynched Nov 28 Clinton Man Heads Ice Cream Makers CEDAR RAPIDS Dec 7 Members of the Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers of Iowa elec ted H W Dettner of Clinton presi dent and L T Poter Waterloo vice president Will Call Election If you signify your willingness to be bound under the rulings and precedents which have remained the custom and legal process of this state and if then Mrs Kemp after such commitment from you sees fit to tender such a resignation as to create a vacancy then I will follow the same and call a general election for the 15th of April 1934 Mrs Kemp said yesterday that to the end that we may have peace she was willing to resign her seat and enter a primary and Robert Canadian Guards Kidnaped GLANCE BAY N S Dec 7 if Canadian coast guardsmen were captured today by the crew of a suspected rum running craft who turned on the guardsmen as they were being towed into port and escaped with their seized vessel The escape was effected after the coast guard cutter Stumble Inn seized the ship Kromhont seven miles off Flint Island early today Captain E L Croft assigned four seamen to the Kromhout and began to tow it into North Sydney along with the reputed rumrunners Striking quickly the Kromhout crew overpowered their guards cut loose their ship and raced out of range of the coast guards guns An extensive search for the ship was started immediately off the Cape Breton coast Approve Bond Issue GILMORE CITY Dec 7 Voters approved a 519000 bond is sue for enlarging the school building 394 to 35 Sees Need of New Concept for Religion Wallace Tells jChurch Group World Is Chatiffuiff WASHINGTON Dec 7 tTi j new concept of a religion to fit t spiritual needs of men and women in a rapidly changing eco j nomic picture was suggested today by Secretary Wallace in a speech before the federal council of Churches of Christ in America The problem of statesmanship is to mold a policy leading toward a higher state of humanity and to stick by that policy and make it seem desirable to the people In spite of short time political pres sure to the contrary he saici True statesmanship and true re ligion therefore have much in com mon HovlfiWs Chnrrh History Reviewing the history of the church and the influence of ma terialism on the Protestant faith he said that to enter the kingdom of heaven brought to earth and ex pressed in terms of rich material ife it will be necessary to have n reformation even greater than that of Luther and Calvin The social machines set up by this administration will break down unless they are inspired by met who in Uieir hearts catch a larger vision than the hard driving profit motives of the past Must Chungo Attitude He continued More than that the mcttinrthestreetmuat change their attitude na ture of man and the ncture of hu man society They must develop the capacity to envision a cooper ative objective and be willing to pay the price to attain it The old faith in endless mechan ical progress and the beliefs in con tinual rising land values and higher wages lias been rudely shaken Wal lace said but it will be impossible to cuter into the still almost limit less possibilities or science and in vention until we have acquired a new faith a faith which is based on a richer concept of the potentialities of human nature than that of the economists scientists and business men of the nineteenth century Religious Keynote I am wondering if the religion we shall need during the next hun dred years will not have much more in common with the Christianity of the second and third centuries or possibly even with that of the mid dle ages than with the protestan tism of the past 100 years he added The religious keynote the econ omic keynote the scientific keynote of the new age must be the over whelming realization that mankind now has such mental and spiritual powers and such control over na ture that the doctrine of the strug gle for existence is definitely out moded and replaced by the higher law of cooperation GOES ON RECORD FOR RESOLUTION BY81T016VOTE Senate Defers Action to Monday on Revision of Taxes DES MOINES Dec 7 Iowa house of representatives to day went on record as favoring federal monetary inflation in a concurrent resolution passed by a vote of 81 to IS Tlie resolution memoralJKing UK president for crop reduction con trol inflation of currency and re duced Interest on Agricultural urges the president to reduce the content of gold supporting the dol lar to onehalf fixing the content immediately at grains of gold Purclmsu of Lnnil It also suggests government pur chase of 40 million acres of lanil allocated between cotton corn and whent so that this acreage may b removed from production Compul sory use of silver as well nn gold us reserves back of nil Unltcil States and federal reserve legal ten der notes without interest is also urged Meanwhile the state senate made file number one a bill proposing H personal net income tax corpora tion tax and retail sales tax u spe cial order of busiuesa for next Mon day deferring for a time the legis lative battle on tax revision Un1 measure is expected lo promote Motltin Vattcrsmi The bill was to have conic up to day for consideration through a recommending lowan Wounded by Gun While Hunting Dec 7 Brown 23 of Stookport was taken to Jefferson county hospital here today suffering from a gunshot wound below the heart He saiti he was wounded while hunting rabbitv His condition is not serious Signs Suffrage Bill for Filipino Women MANILA P I 7 Gen Frank Murphy today signed the womens suffrage bill The effective Jan 1D35 will make Fil ipino women the first of their sex to enjoy the ballot in the far east J Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS CVU Dec sir from what i can read and hear today folks stood the shock of getting a drink without giving their name in mighty good shape Of course the ones that are clear out wo wont hear of for days But It looked lilte everything went off better than expected You see the whole problem is getting peo ple from had drinks back on to good drinks You take n good bucking horse rider He would rather ride a bad horse than a nice gentle one So Its going to take time to get em to having n sociable drink without watching the door Yours WILL l opvrUhl ma MrVAnght JOUHY AND MOB REACH CHICAGO Taken There From St Paul to Face Factor Kidnap Charges CHICAGO Dec 7 Touhy gang leader and three henchmen accused of kidnaping John Factor arrived here today from St Paul and were taken im mediately to the states attorneys office in the criminal courts build ing With Touhy were Gus Schafer Eddie McFadden and Albert Kator they had left St Paul last night Touhy Schafer and McFadden were acquitted there of kidnaping Wil liam Hnmm Jr wealthy brewer for ransom Papers for their extra dition to Illinois were signed yes terday by Gov Floyd B Olson Willie Sharkey was acquitted with the three but hanged himself in his cell in St Paul three days later Meanwhile States A ttorney Thomas Courtney wna conferring with United States District Attor ney Dwlght Green in an effort to keep Factor in this country until he can testify against the Touhys Fac tor who is wanted in England in a confidence game charge recently lost his appeal against er tradition in the United Stitei su preme court and Courtney is ufrnic tlint If the extradition order is ex ecuted immediately he ill lose his witness viva voce vote on motion of Sen ator Patterson of Burt committee chairman The concurrent resolution passed by the house also asked for time financing on the tliUQrtiyfLllon plan for farm and home ownership at as low a rate of interest us fur nished to industry and finance The house defeated 49 to SO dole bill which would give munici palities the right to regulate tele phone rates An effort to prevent reconsidera tion of the nicUsure was lost by a 29 to 3fl vole Vehicle Hills Iiisseil Three bills Fiffccting motor ve hicle registration which already had passed the senate were enacted by the house today One would cbangf the registration date from Feb 1 to Tan 1 but not Impose a penalty iiiitil Feb 1 Another would elim inate penalties for 1931 registration provided tho car owner files an af fivndit that the vehicle had been In storage for 1933 The third bill would require the court to dctarli the stub from a drivers license and forward it with a record of a con viction to the department rf motor vehicles when suspension or revoca tion of the license is not mandatory Opposing the inflation resolution Representative Johnson of Linn as sorted the authors knew nothing about economies declared that tin temporary increase of prosperity in economically unsound and said the resolution would make a joke oui of Iowa Supported by A very His contentions ivcrn supported by Representative A very ot Clay CURIOUS CUSTOMS Did you ever notice that the bow on a mans hatbniul ia al ways on the left That tlie sleeves of his coats have but tons and are opened a little way up That most mens coats have a part in the back These fasli ion details had a begin ning in tho swaggering days cl knights and swords gallants anJ adventure They were originally not fashions but necessities in the life of the times The book let Curious con tains interesting facts about many other customs expressions words weddings funerals su perstitions and ceremonials Use coupon Musnn City Information hurtmi Frederic 1 HiiKliln director Washington I C I inclose six cents in coin wrapped for the booklet on Curious Customs Name Street City State   

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