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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                LCN E fl T Of I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPJ5K THAT MAKES ALL XOKTU IOWANS NttlGIUIOttS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENT8 A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED KIKE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 8 933 THIS TAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTtOVI KECTION ONE NO 52 Moley Talks on Politics Says Democrats of Today Different Party By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON Dec 8 Prof Raymond Moley on a visit to Los Angeles 1 w w made some obser vations in regard to the political situation which were noted here with Interest At one time known as the chief of the pres idents brain trust Moley now has no offi cial connection with the adminis tration What he might think or a a y therefore must be considered with that in mind His remarks did however cover a subject which sooner or later will lie very much to the fore Before the Democratic Luncheon club of Loa Angeles Moley asked that the democrats aid Hiram John son progressive republican who comes up for reelection to the sen ate next year The democratic party of today said not the party of 30 years ago When the new democracy is com plete I want to be in the party with Senator Johnson and Senator Mc Adoo We must save many brave progressive republicans Sees Democrats Dominant He predicted further that while heretofore the democratic party has been a minority organization in the future it is likely to be the majority party in congress While Moleys plea mentioned Johnson specifically his reference to brave progressive republicans evidently includes others who now or soon will be up against the same sort of thing the California senator facesi of Both LaFollette and Cutting sup ported Roosevelt in the last presi dential campaign They went along with the president most of the time during the special session in the working out of his emergency legl latlvc program Cabinet Possibility Cuting waa mentioned prominent ly at one time as being a possible cabinet selection Roosevelt sought to persuade LaFollette to be a dele gate to the world economic confer ence in London What will be the administrations attitude toward these men come general election time next year Will the democratic national com mittee headed by Postmaster Gen eral Farley support a democratic candidate against them In Johnsons case there have been attempts to persuade him to desert the republican fold and run as an outandout democrat Those who know Hiram Johnson however find it hard to believe he would SEVEN BURNED TO DEATH IN HOUSE Blaze Apparently Started From Overheated Stove Not Found at Once SAULT STE MARIE Mich Dec S persons were burned to death here early today when fire destroyed the home in which they were sleeping The dead are Mrs Genevieve Hibblen 31 and her four children Genevieve 8 Catherine 6 Jerome 5 and Ernest 2 and Mrs Erline Orr 19 and her daughter Con stance 18 months The fire which apparently start ed from an overheated stove was not discovered by neighbors until it had made considerable headway SKt LINDBERGHS ON LAST LAP OF TRIP Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Friday and Saturday Colder in the treme portion rising tempcra thcnie cast portion rising tem peratures In the extreme ivest portion Friday night Warmer in west and north portions Sat urday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday S7 Minimum in Night ID At 8 A M Friday 11 Friday morning brought the cold Irst weather thus far recorded in December and developed visions for boys and girls of renewed skating on Clear Lake and elsewhere Announce 2500000Men Busy on CWA Projects RFC BUYS STOCK IN BANCO BANKS 41 Millions Allotted to Public Works Jobs in 21 States STORY ON PAGE 11 WASHINGTON Dec 8 velopments today from varied angles of the administrations program in cluded announcements that 2500 000 men now are employed by the civil works administration the allotment of 541388269 from the public works funds for projects in 21 states and RFC purchases of bank stock aggregating 22900000 Other activities included an en thusastic statement on the recovery outlook by Henry Bruere federal credit coordlnator as he returned to his post as president of tlie Bowery Savings bank in New York purchase by the surplus relief cor poration today of 0030 hogs and a move by Harry L Hopkins civil works administrator to remove CWA county directors whose ap pointments were based on political consideration Buy Bank Stock Makingknown purchases of pre ferred stock and capital notes in 112 banks for the Northwest Ban corporation operating in eight states together with a loan to tneTJnion Investmentcorii paiiy i a ecorpora H RFC chairman V This large amount of added cap ital should multiply itself many times inthe extension of credit and in aid of the presidents recovery program for this very important section of the country The states in which the North west Bancorporation banks are lo cated include Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa North and South Dakota Ne braska Montana and Washington lack of Toois In setting his employment figure at 2500000 Hopkins said inability to obtain sufficient tools and the failure of some of the proposed work relief projects to meet re quirements accounted for his pro gram being apparently behind schedule President Roosevelt plan ned to have 4000000 men at work by Dec 15 The public works allotments in cluded 533948000 as a loan and grant to the Chicago sanitary dis trict Officials estimated 127155 man months of employment would be provided by the 63 allotments Elation was expressed at the treasury over heavy oversubscrip tion yesterday to the billion dollar one year 2 per cent note issue Government bonds were stronger on the New York exchingc Issue Oversubscribed The treasury said that sulxsciip tions of its security issue exceeded that figure by nearly three times In one day offers were placed at 52714000000 in round numbers Acting Secretary Morgenthau made public the amount of sub scriptions obtained yesterday and was represented as highly pleased with the success of the borrowing Meanwhile the government main tained for the seventh business day a gold price of an ounce Jones Says Little Gold Bought Abroad WASHINGTON Dec 8 se H Jones chairman of the Re construction corporation asked about reports Thursday that Amer ica had ceased buying gold in Eur ope said that total purchases wera hardly enough to make a bridgework in your mouth good Martin Insull Move for Liberty Delayed TORONTO Dec 8 J Insults latest move against extra dition to the United States a mo tion seeking his discharge from cus tody was today postponed until Dec 19 by Justice W H Wright in Weekly Chambers court Carrier Boys Kick In for Cheer Fund Set Good Example for Those Who Delay Donations Previously Imported GGozetfe Carrier Boys S550 McGregor Children 50 Dorcas Aid Society human uel Lutheran Church 500 Sans Soucl Club 300 History Club 500 New Total S10860 Heres a little story that ought to challenge the generous impulses c every resident in Mason City Fiftyfive GloVeGazette carrier boys acting on their own volition have donated a total of 5550 for the Christmas Cheer fund Thats 10 cents apiece Not much its true But it represents the re ward for a good many blocks of marching along with a heavy bag of papers Good irii spreading1 cheer in this community this Christmas tide juat about everybody who can is going to have to dig down into his or her purse anil contribute a little There is to be no personal solici tation The cause must be presented in this impersonal way It3 just up to you and you and you to deter mine whether the necessary fund is to be raised The organization response to the appeal presented each day on this page has been inspiring But up to this time the response from indi viduals has not been sufficient to guarantee success in the endeavor Early Gifts Tivicc Blessed There are fewer than two weeks of giving days left The early as has been suggested Is thrice blessed because it contributes to the momentum which will be essential to putting over the project in its later stages Tlie burden of this appeal then is to give arid to give RIGHT NOW while youre thinking about it Lets fill that stocking to the brim is the slogan of the cam paign Some may question whether a stocking has a brim Perhaps most stockings dont have But this ia an unusual stocking it has a brim And it must be filled to ovci flowmg And YOU must hejp do It Address your contribution to the Christmas Cheer Furi GlobeGa zatte or bring it to this office FIVE ARE HURT NEAR RICEVILLE Students From High School Are Thrown Out as Car Hits Culvert RICEVILLE Dec local high school students were injured last night when the car in which they were riding skidded in loose gravel at oclock and crashed into a culvert two miles west of Riceville The car was badly dam aged Montell Hill who waa driving and Cleo Bain were most seriously injured but are not in a critical condition Emil Tonn suffered an in jured hip Al Smith and Roberta St John suffered cuts and bruises The occupants of the car were thrown out of the side door Tlie motor of the car was pushed into the body of the auto and was badly damaged The five student attend St Johns high Roosevelt Approves Code for Furniture WASHINGTON Dec 8 Pi President Roosevelt today approved seven new industrial codes including one for the furniture manufacturing industry bringing the total of codes now in force to 150 Yamamoto Former Japan Premier Dies TOKIO Dec 8 Gom bei Yamamoto 81 twice premier of Japan and a naval hero of the Rus roJapanese war in which he served as an admiral died tonight He had been seriously ill with a complica tion of diseases NEGRO SLAIN BY POSSE AND THEN BURNED BY MOB ExConvict Caught After Alleged Attack Upon White Woman BULLETIN DENVER Dec 8 Alter several groups of ungry citi zens hart formed on street cor ners nt Littleton today Daniel K Smith who Is alleged by IJt tleton authorities to havo con fessed that ho stoniplod his 3 year olil son to death Dec I was brought to the county jail here for safekeeping Texas Dec B Davis Gregory a Negro exconvict accused of criminally attacking and slayinga white woman was shot to death when he allegedly resisted arrest by a posse and his body later mutilated and burned by a mob which dragged it to a pyre in the Negro section of ICountze early today Officers and incensed citizens had been searching for the Negro since Mrs Mellie Williams Brock man 30 wife of a farmer was found dead on a highway near here last Saturday Lost night a posse trailed the Negro to his hiding placein the belfry a Negro church at Voth a town between KoVnteo fand was stiotrand wounded1 when offl cersr said he drew e pistol and re sisted arrest Taken to Hospital The wounded Negro unconscious was taken to a hospital at Beau mont but when officers received in formation a mob was forming at Kountze and starting toward Beau mont they took the Negro away In an automobile trying to protect him Without regaining consciousness or being able to make any state ment as to his guilt or innocence the Negro died as the car hearing him sped toward Vidor six miles east of Beaumont The body was taken to Silsbee another small town in the vieinitv by Sheriff Miles Jordan of Hardin county On learning of these devel opments the mob slowly increas ing in size trailed the sheriff to Silsbee took the body from him tied it behind an automobile with chains and dragged it for 35 min utes through the Negro section of Kountze Cut Out Heart Members of the frenzied mob of approximately 300 cut out the Ne gros heart and other organs before casting it to the flames There was talk of raiding the Hardin county jail here and inflict ing similar treatment upon two other Negroes under arrest sus pected of having aided Gregory to evade officers shortly after Mrs Brockman was killed But the mob dispersed after burning the body In the face of mob threats 20 deputies rangers and armed citi zens stood guard in the county jail until the danger had passed Mrs Brockman started for Kountze alone in a light truck and was found shot to death beside the truck which had been get afire Flames had seared her body She had planned to exchange a pair of baby shoes she had purchased Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Dec you all heard Mr Roosevelt Wednesday night These old big boys can all get up before their little audience and yell for stabilization amor tization gold standard or plat inum finish Then the president can come to the microphone with that convincing manner of his and the rest of cm just as well wash up their little speeches and go home Say I guess there must be an other conference on somewhere I see where the U S Is accused of connlvcry by noon and the conference only opened at 11 a ni What would a conference be without the goat Yours WILL rropyrfBht 1933 MeNaoitht Syndlear Naomi Shoemaker 18 Wood hlnc Sid won first prize In the a tailored c ostunie of twocd ivhidti wJth accessories cost Associated Press Suspected Rum Runners Crew Lodged in Jail 4 Kidnaped Canadian Coast Guardsmen Landed in Port Safely HALIFAX N S Dec 8 Royal Canadian Mounted Police an nounced today that four members of the police cutter Stumble Inn kidnaped aboard the Kromliout a suspected rum runner were lauded safely 1 ast nightat St Pierre The crew of the Kromhout was jailed While every available craft of Canadas police service combed the Atlantic for the four captives they were lauded on the rocky island off Newfoundlands coast at 9 p one hour after their abduction Capt Ross Mason of the Krom hout and his men were arrested im mediately and placed in jai at St Pierre The four seamen had been placed aboaid the Kromhout which was seized by the Stumble Inn and taken into tow They were overpowered the towline was hacked and captured vesiei escaped in morning mist despite shots pursuit from the police boat the the and 4 MEN HELD IN LYNCHING CASE Two Charged With Murder Plead Not Guilty at St Joseph ST JOSEPH Mo Dec 8 Pi Four men are in custody in connec tion with the lynching Nov 28 of Lloyd Warner 1 year old Negro said by police to have confessed an attack on a young Jewish girl Aaron Levin junk dealer and John F Zook former policeman are charged with first degree murder Both pleaded not guilty and are held without bond for next weeks grand jury Carl Fisher is charged with pos session of a pistol stolen from the Buchanan county jail living quar ters of Sheriff Otto Theisen the night a mob battled officers wreck ed the jail and finally was given the prisoner He pleaded guilty Sentence was deferred Walter Carton also pleaded guil ty to a charge of malicious dcatnic tion of property in connection with the jail attack TAXES ON GROSS AND NET INCOME ARGUEDiNHQUSE Resolution for Packer Supervision Adopted by Senate DKS AIO1NES Dec S Ad vocates of net avid gross income taxes argued their bills today be fore the Iowa house in an effort to win support for their respective measures The assembly siit us a committee of the whole to hear the informal discussion Meanwhile the senate adopted u house concurrent resolution to ask the president and Secretary of Ag riculture Wallace to place meat packers under federal license und inspection Sponsors of the resolu tion declared this action necessary to prevent the packers from passing the processing tax along to the pro ducer Deitn Explains Hill Tlie house first licurd tho spon sors of the various bills which the tax revision committee will con sider further at its next Representative Dean of Cerro Gor do member of the interim legisla tive committee discussed tile net income tax feature of the measure briefly He said that the retail tax sug gestedwas to levy upon those pirr sonsin the lower braoketand who would notbs taxable under the net income tax provision He stated the net income tax feature was prac tically the Patterson bill witji tio exception that it eliminated on cap ital gains and loss It provides a levy of from 1 to 7 per cent on the income Gross Income Tux It was contended by Representa tive Feltcr of Warren sneaking for the selective gross income tax bill known as the Farm Burcnu federa tion measure that it provided for a strictly replacement tax taking care of all state expenditures the resi due going to schools He estimated it would raise from 36 to 40 million dollars annually Under its provisions the levies would he 4 of 1 per cent on the gross income of manufacturing shopping wholesaling and farming V of 1 per cent to 1 per cent on wages and salaries 1 to 4 per cent on fees commissions and dividends 1 per cent on rents royalties utf itfes and retail sales and T per cent on amusements Millies Exceptions Both the interim committee hill and the Farm Bureau federation ill make certain exemptions on income of charitable fraternal and bene volent organizations Tlie gross income bill sponsored by 32 of the members makes a flat 1 per cent levy on every dollar turnover in business Explaining the measure to the house Rcpre7enta tive Cunningham of Polk charac terized it as a tax for the privilege of doing business He said he had no objection to the net income tax but stated thUt it does not go far enough explaining that the bill sponsored by himself and 31 colleagues would take off all real and personal property taxes for 1035 while the revenue selected in 1034 would be credited Turn tn K Column 3t VICTIM IN STABBING u stabbing episode at Hot Springs Ark Jnck Walton of Chicago Iitllttd himself iitttr injiirmjr Irpni Slmlliis 13 ami slaying her moth er Mrs StKllu 30 As sociated Press PARTIAL VICTORY Resignation of Peek From Agriculture Department Expected WASHnifefTONi s Agriculturc department liberals could claim at least a partial vic tory todny in their differences with more conservative George N Peck farm administrator because offi cials expected his resignation soon At the same time it was equally evident thai President Rooseveft wished earnestly to retain the hend of the agricultural adjustment ad ministration in some other high federal position Offered New Post Secretary Wallace under whom Peek hiiK been working offered a new post to his aide at least one other position elsewhere not Imme diately specified said to have been proposed At any rate officials held unlikely a compromise between Peek and liberals in the agriculture depart ment Tension which had existed for months and finally broke on I openly showing that the secretary often accepted the advice of others rather than that of Peek was be lieved by these officials to have made untenable Peeks present pos ition Fiivors Compromise In many of Uiese CIIKCS Peek fav ored compromise with business whcreia the HberalH urged compul sion where they thought it neces sary The suggestion was made that Peck might follow to the NRA the codes other than those Involving processing which were transferred from the AAA to Hugh S Johnsons agfincy But Peek said he had heard nothing of that rumor nnd that he did not wish to discuss his res ignation ARRIVE AT PARA ON LEG OF THEIR FLIGHT TO MIAMI Flyers Expected to Have Plane Checked Before Continuing PARA Brazil Dec 8 and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh homeward bound for the Chrlstmnu holidays landed here at p in central standard time today after a flight from Natal Brazil Uhen the Lindberghs landed hern hey had covered 1094miles fron Natal More than i000 miles still ies between them and Minmi A light shower was falling as tlm big monoplane swooped down and slighted on the water Mrs Liml icrgh was at live wireless reporting 0 PanAmerican Airways for which her husband is technical ad viser as the craft ended the Ions lop Over Seven Hours Colonel andMrs Lindbergh nmdo the flight from Natal In 7 hours J minutes flying at an average speed of 1509 miles an hour They havo a distance of 3378 additional miles o cover to reach Miami Fla PunAmerican Airways maintain large repair shops at Pnra and ii was believed likely that Colonel Lindbergh would havV his plane gone over at those works buforo proceeding on to the United States Oifronint IrupriHKlmiK After 32 lioiri in Natal to which they flew from Bathurst Wesl Africa the famous American tlylijg couple left an Impression different from that ofmost other visiting aviatorar and had snent their time quietly CoLiei Lindbergh worked much of yesterday gettingliif motor tuned up in preparation fo starting the flight home ending H five month aerial survey of air routes which carried them across the north Atlantic to Europe and hack to the Americas bythe south ern route Will Support Cheese Wivli DBS MOINKS Dec 8 UP Tlie Iowa department of agriculture will add its support to that of other midwestern statci in promoting National Cheese Week Dec 111R Secretary Agriculture Ray Mur ray said today MAY PROSECUTE IN CALIFORNIA Identification of Leaders of Lynching Mob Awaited by Authorities SAN JOSE Cat Dec S Identification of leaders of the mol that lynched the kidnapslnyer nf Brooke Hart was awaited by authorities here today after Dis trict Attorney Fred l Thomas an nounced he would prosecute if pro per evidence is presented Sheriff William J Kmig Injuns by the mob as it stormed the jail and seized Thonms H Thurmond and John Jvf Holmes who confessed to killing Hart In 11 S10000 cxtor lion plot said no Immediate arresls are ctintemplalctl The district attorneys announce ment followed a conference with A L Wlrin of Los Angeles atto ney for the American Civil Liber tics union who declared lie will produce witnesses to identify at least two moh leaders Governor lames Rolph Jr who publicly approved the mob action has declared he will pardon any on convicted of the lynching Report No Evidence of Unfair Price Increases NRA Defers From December 12 to January 9 WASHINGTON Dfcc 8 NRA today postponed from Dec VI to Jan 9 a hearing on price in creases announcing this was dour because no properly authenticated evidence of unwarranted price in creases has been filed Preliminary Investigations of pro fiteering complaJnLs havo been car ried on for some time by the divi sion administrator A D WhiUKilc Numerous complaints of profiteer ing have been received by the con sumers advisory board but sufficient evidence was lacking The NKA will seek to establish procedure to trace the creases validity of price Simultaneously Hugh H Johnson III a statement cautioning industry generally that price agreements which arc not expressly sanctioned by approved codes Htlll are viola tions of the antitrust laws Trade and industrial groups are not exempted the statement said from the provisions of the anti trust law except Insofar as they are expressly authorized to act iii accordance with specific of a code or agreement under the act approved by the president of llip United States Arrangement between ol industry or trade to fix or maintain prices not nnc tioncd by an agreement are approved code therefore in viola tion of tlie antitrust Ifws to the same 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