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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1933, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT S1AICES ALL NORTH IOWANS VKMJHBOHS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 11 1933 THIS PAIEn CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 54 Prohibition in 10 Years Repeal Leaders See Danger in Lack of GoOperation 5500 MORE MEN GET WORK By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHING TON Dec 11 Some of those who have watch ed the progress of the code gov erning the liquor industry through its various stages already are advo cating means of contrcl which go beyond those now set up or those to be made per manent later on by congress Some of the leaders in the drive which re sulted in repeal are included in this group One an ardent foe of prohibition who boasts he has missed but one important hearing for or against prohibition in Washington for more than a decade is among the most outspoken Well have national prohibition in 10 we wake up he says He has been a more or less grim spectator at all the hearings on the code here From what he has seen and heard he has grown afraid of what may come Brewers are for brewers alone he declares Distillers are for dis tillers Importers for importers and rectifiers for rectifiers Would Control Itself This man whom many credit with having done more than any one person toward getting Uw ques tion of repeal through congress and submitted to the states believes it is up to the liquor industry itself to handle the situation He visions and intends to work for the creation of an organization the industry which will cor rjpst anuses arise would be DAVIS MAY SUCCEED PEEK i Members of such would pit their own initiative deal with recalcitrants in the industry They would prescribe their own methods of punishment and devise means of keeping the industry at the highest level The goal would be not only to ob serve the letter of the law but if necessary go beyond it for the in dustrys own protection j Sound Money Bloc Republican leaders of the house and senate who have returned to A Washington recently put it down as a certainty that what they describe 1 as a sound money bloc will make its appearance early in the proaching session of congress ap They refuse however to predict its strength or who will be the lead era They prefer not to be quoted on the subject as yet although they talk freely in private All are unanimous In their opia ion that the battle over money this winter will settle an alltime record for congressional contests Measure Was Sponsored by Commission Men He Maintains Passage of the two bills now be fore the Iowa legislature providing for state regulation of packing plants would destroy the cash mar ket for livestock that is now im mediately available to the produ cers do extended injury to the state and work a hardship on the interior packers according to Jay E Decker president of Jacob JE Decker and Sons company The proposed bills senate file 155 and house file 170 are sponsored by livestock commission men who have seen business slip from their hands as a result of the development of the more economic direct selling and who seek by this added burden on the packers to win back thsir lost position the Decker executive stated Where Theyre liaised That the logical market for hogs is the place where the hogs are j raised is the contention of the Decker management It is upon the recognized soundness of this theory that the Iowa interior packers have been built up to their present im portance In the industry it was pointed out j The bills which were introduced in the house by Mcifinnon Booth Frizzell Bowers and Davies and in the senate by Roelofs and Chrys tal provide for the state weighing and grading of livestock also the feeding and water and even a vet erinarian to superintend the opera tions of the packing plant Have U S Men Any of the major packing plants have anywhere from 20 to perhaps 50 federal government em ployes under the direction of a chief in each plant who make an inspec tion of all livestock before slaugh ter and during slaughter and super vise the entire operation carried on in the packing plant for the purpose of providing the people of these United States with sound whoie Chester C Davis director of the production section ot the federal farm administration was mentioned as a probable successor to George Peek conservative farm administrator n the event tho hitters anticipated resignation as the result ot Peeks with liberals In the agriculture department Associated Press Winters First Big Snow Blankets Much of Nation Rampaging Floods of L Pacific Northwest SPANISH TROOPS By ASSOCIATEj some and clean ucts said Mr food Decker A prod state Meeting Planned at Shenandoah Tuesday on Cattle Price Lift SHENANDOAH Dec 11 Plans were being completed here to day for a meeting of stock feeders farmers and cattlemen at 2 p m to morrow to urge the administration at Washington to adopt a plan to boost thr price ot cattle Delegations from Chariton Oak land Hastings Elmo Mo and Nor folk Nebr where a similar meet ing was held Sunday have an nounced that they will attend Lead ers of the movement Intend to crack the whip over meat pack ers they saj A letter from Senator Louis Murphy will he read at the meet ing veterinarian stationed in a govern ment inspected packing plant to su perintend the operation of said plant Is ridiculous These bills are sponsored by the livestock commission men and also the livestock exchanges who own he yarda at the terminal markets who have lost enormous revenue on account of the producer selling his ivestock direct instead of on the erminal market and is a scheme to make the cost of marketing live stock direct so high that it will have to go to the terminal markets where charges are made for yarding live stock and for selling also feeding which feedingat the present time I understand costs a bushel for corn Ever since the advent of truck ing facilities the direct marketing Trim to Ittgc 5 Column II r Sfit Wea IOWA WEATHER Unsettled snow probable in west and north portions Monday night and Tuesday and in southeast portion Monday night slowly rising temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 33 Above Minimum in Night 2 Below At 8 A M Monday Zero Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 27 Above Minimum In Night 13 Above For the first time this year the early Monday morning down below the zero msrlc The previous minimum of the sea son was exactly ero one time las month NEPOTISM WILL BRING DISMISSAL Qualifications of AH CWA Workers to Be Probed by Committees DES MOINES Dec 11 County reemployment committee chairmen were in receipt today of an announcement from Hans Pfund national reemployment director for Iowa that nepotism or political patronage in obtaining civil works employment will cause the dismis sal of the worker As soon as county quotas are fill ed the committees are requested to Investigate and review qualifica tions every CWA worker placed in a job by reemployment offices The total number of registered unemployed in Iowa for November the bulletin 04412 were was listed at 38440 said ot that number men and 4028 women Total placement on public works projects was 8S05 for November of whom 8746 were men Placement on CWA projects in November was listed at 23397 Of these 35072 were placed by emergency relief commit tee and 8325 by the reemployment committees Winters first widespread snow of the season covered many sections of the nation Monday In the Pacific northwest dam paging flood waters brought death and suffering over the weekend The coverlet of snow extended from the Great Lakes region over the northern plains states and the Rocky mountain region in the east from the New England states south and westward along the Ohio river valley New York City was visited with a snowstorm that reached a depth of two inches Cloudy Weather Cloudy weather with more snow and a drop in temperature was fore cast for the New York area Western Washington with flood waters from the Puyallup and Nis qually rivers was hardest hit Ele ven deaths were attributed directly or indirectly to the flood waters during the past week Scores of per sons were made homeless Heavy property damnge was re ported in the lower section of Ta coma by flood waters from the Puy allup Sunday while motorist1 were marooned when the Nisqually went on a rampage near Olympia All railroad lines between Seattle and Tacoma were reported washed out No Letup Seen The midwest was in the grip of a cold wave with a prediction for a further drop in temperature over most of this section There wag a blanket of snow in the Great regions and over the northern plain states and the Rocky Mountain re ion Warmer weather was promised Tor the east which shivered over the weekend Pennsylvania attrib uted three deaths to the cold snap while New York had two SubXero Mark DS MOINES Dec 11 Tem peratures slipped close to the sub zero mark in Iowa today as the first real cold snap of the winter hit the state Charles City reported a tempera ture of zero and a similar mark waf reported in the suburbs of DCS Moines The official readingat thr Des Moines weather bureau was S above Sioux City and Dubuque re ported minimums of 6 ahove A trace of snow was noted ir Sioux City and Des Moines am the weather bureau predicted snon probable in most of the state dur ing the next 48 hours accompan ed by slowly rising temperatures Two Moil rianes Crash PORTAGE Pa Dec 11 Braving a raging storm to get the mails through two planes of th Transcontinental and Western Ai lines crashed in the snow swept Al legheny mountains early today thi At Least l Rebels Slain in Heavy Bombardment by Regulars MADRID Dec 11 ment troops moving under a mer iless barrage of gunfire early to day charged aad captured the Villa lueva military barracks in which ebel forces had held out against a leavy bombardment for hours At east seven of the rebels were slain These known dead brought to 85 he number slain in the arnachiat revolutionary movement which jrokc out Friday and which flared vith new violence in central and lortheastern Spain yestreay Swarming over the walls of the mprovised fortiess formerly a con vent the soldiers quickly took over the barracks which had been the most bitterly contested point in the more than three days scattered fighting Withstand Gun Fire Throughout the night the civilian pilots bailing out safely Wings encrusted with ice under a falling temperature the two mai ships neither carrying passengers lost altitude so rapidly that the pi lots had to take to the parachute over the treacherous mountain during a snowfall of blizzard lik intensity IOWA SENATE IS URGED TO PASS 3 POINT TAX BILL House to Study Report on Probe of Highway Commission DES MOINES Dec 11 Adoption of the interim committee three point tax plan as the most satisfactory plan available was urged before the senate today by Senator John K Valentine of Cen terville administration spokesman and committee chairman The committee feels it has found the solution of this perplex ng tax problem and we urge adop tion of the plan Senator Valen tine said He declared he believed the plan proposing a personal net income net corporation and retail sales taxes to be entirely workable and satisfactory Explains Provisions Senator Valentine who explained in detail some of the provisions oi the hill drafted by his committee was the first speaker as the senate took up in committee of the whole its long pendingdiscussion the important question of tax revision Valentine ra explaining the pro visions of the committee bill said the committee had put into it ev ery guarantee that it would be a re paccmentof eatatetaxeg that could be written into1a The three point tax plan is workable he said The committee feels that we have found the solu tion of the perplexing tax problem and we urge its adoption Keplles to tiuestiozis In reply to questions Valentine estimated that the bill would raise 518500000 He explained that this Figure is based on estimates of tho Brookings institution and federal revenue collections and said it is probably somewhat below the actual amount which could be obtained His estimates included S3500000 from the personal net income tax 500000 from the corporation net income tax and from the retail sales tax As the senate began itfj delibera tions Senator John N Cnlhoun filed an amendment to the gross In come tax bill which the senate will take up after senate file 1 Cal houn proposed the exception of fra ternal beneficiary societies from the proposed taxes Small Loan Bills Report of the senate committee on banks and banking for indefin Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Dec a thing in our Sun day papers that showed a great pickingup of things and it was not nil ballyhoo and not nil gov ernment works either This thing of We cant go ahead until we know exactly what our dollar is worth is hooey Your hankers and your financiers marry with no gold clause The prenchcr just guarantees you she is a wife How long you can keep her what she is worth to you is all up to you Roosevelt like the preacher says Here is a dollar it can always be used for a dol lar Yours WILL ROGERS CupvHRlLt IH3II MrNmisht SyiullclilK Tivo Would Destroy Cash Livestock Market THATSlEW OF DECKERHEADQF LOCAL INDUSTRY Weeks Are Left to Reach Goal Two School Groups Among New Donors to Cause Previously HeporUd M110 A Friend Woortrow Wilson P T A IX L Group Lincoln School S 10 Just for the Finn New Total defenders under a renegade army sergeant withstood machine gun fire Finally two army planes were ordered from Madrid to bomb the oarracks but when dawn came and the planes hadnt arrived the colo nel in charge of the troops ordered the final charge The extremists fell back from their posts as the soldiers clambered over the walls Seven bodies of reb els were found but none of the sur vivors Troops immediately began a search of the hundreds of tiny cells Consider Martial law Meanwhile with the situation in other parts of the revolt affected region remaining tense the govern ment considered declaring martia law Madrid was fairly quiet tociaj with transportation lines function ing normally Stores shops and fac tories were open and all labor unions excepting a few sy ulacaliit organ Roosevelt Asks Farmers to Aid Control Plans arm Bureau Head Pledges Support to Government Money Policy CHICAGO Dec 31 Presi dent Roosevelt told the farmers of America in a message today that we seem to on our way but counseled them to continue co with the administrations ite postponement of three smal loan bills prompted n discussion as the opening of the morning session as to whether action on the com mittee report would kill the subjec matter for the present Senator Lafe Hill of Nora Spring who last week succeeded withdraw Turn to FagA 2 Column 6 izations were restaurants however closed Cafes and remained Congress Warned to Remember Amount of Bootleg Rum on Hand WASHINGTON Dec 11 Congress was warned today by its tax expert L H Parker that in seeking a liquor tax level that will drive bootleggers out of business it must take into consideration that at least forty or lifty million gal lons of illegal liquor are on hand He testified at a joint senate and house committee 4 Killed and 3 Hurt as Train Hits Auto BBLLEFONTE Pa Dec 11 IT train crashed into an automo bile In a snowstorm today killing four persons and injuring three ministration said today the 10 mil lion dollar federal fund for airport development had been abandoned Cram publisher of the Davenport Democrat said that Iowa airport improvement and development planned to be undertaken with the special fund will be carried out with regular CWA funds He said he had been told of the decision to abandon the special fund asked from the public works administration by Eugene Vidal aeronautics director of the depart ment of commerce in a long dis tance phone conversation with Washington D C Monday Cram satd it had been decided that CWA funds were sufficient to carry out any wise airport improve ment After a conference with E H Mulock state civil works director and Prof George Keller state civil works engineer Cram announced that all Iowa airport projects would be given a larger allowance for ma terial costs than regular CWA pro jects prgoram focrVJL ture The presidents message was read before the annualconvention ot tlie American Farm Bureau federation assembled here to discuss the com plex problems of agriculture and Ihc multifronted attack of the ad ministration against them Edward A ONeal president of the federation pledged himself in an address delivered after reading he message to stand squarely he hind the Roosevelt agricultural program the NRA and the admin istrations monetary policy Yeivrs in Making President Roosevelt told the farm leaders that the maladjust ment between supply and demand to which he attributed economic un rest in farming had been years in the making and could not be cured overnight Nevertheless he continued in few short months the whole com plexion of the agricultural outlook has been changed Money is getting into the hands of the people who need it it is com ing from higher prices for tne things the farmers have to sell it is coming in the form of govern rnent checks for those cooperatin producers who are willing to swap a hazardous present for Immediate improvement and a stable future Men to Work This money is paying bills it is putting men hack to work in the cities producing the things that far mers buy and enabling those men in turn to buy things that farmers produce The program already hai pro gressed considerably among Uie cotton and tobacco growers in the south the president said and has begun to affect the wheat growers He said the corn belt soon would be gin to experience it from the corn hog adjustment campaign But in all candor the message continued I think a brief momenl of gratification is enough we icem to be on our way hut we nrcnot yet out of the woods and it is of tlv letting a rise in farm in come tempt iin to forgot the reali ties of supply and demand Deserves Full Support He said the farm program de served the full support of the far mcnj and warned that it could no be successful without their com plete confidence nnd support On the eve of the convention tin resolutions committee drafted thi following program for submission Federal guarantee of land ban bonds Remonetization of silver Lower interest rates Tariff on foreign fats and oils Greater federal control of th commodity exchanges Jwk nnd Walhirc In addition to ONeals opening address today the delegates wer looking forward to tomorrow whe Secretary of Agriculture Wallac nnd George N Peek administrate of the agricultural adjustment a ministration are scheduled to spen in the hope that the recent differ Turn Ingr J Vjfunir Its beginning to look now as if just about every organization in Mason City is goingto be represent ed in the list of donors lo the Christmas Cheer fund which Mon day was pushed past the 5150 mark This is a happy situation with only one possible drawback It may if there isnt a guard against it oiluse members of the group feel that they have discharged their full duty that individual giving isnt needed Such a conclu sion is distinctly false The help ing hand of every Good and Gond Fel lowa arent con fined to the mas culine gender Tjy anymeans j2i IOWA AIRPORTS USE GWA FUNDS Cram Says 10 Million Dolla Federal Fund Has Been Abandoned 3BS MOINES Dec 31 Pi Ralph Cram appointed aeronautic adviser for the Iowa civil works adutmost importance that we giinrc 30 TO BE HIRED TO TRIM TREES IN MASON CITY Mulock Repeats Order to County Leaders to Fill Quotas DES MOINES Dec 11 Engineer George Keller today ap proved highway improvements m 05 counties to employ approximately 5500 men al an estimated cost oi 51045795 Completion of sonic of the high way projects ahead of schedule will reduce the estimated total Kellevu office pointed out For each 510011 spent for wages to CWA men tlin state highway commission will sup ply for material expense tlui Iowa CWA office said The project were planned by the highway com mission Will Trim Projects to Cerro Gordo county included surfacing and quar ry rock for shoulders for primary roads IB and 85 and state road 107 and earthwork and a subway on No 65 north of Mason City These jobs will use rr men and cost Thirty men will t 17535 trees in parks and parkings of Mason City at a cost of Gradingand graveling streets of Thornton and drainage of city streets will employ eight men at ul coat of Webster countys allotment of 4590Q and 200 men for constructt ing viaduct approaches to U S Highway No20 beaded the Uat thV top first of solicitation as yielded something less than B enti emalns only two weeks in which to o the remainder of the distance Reports were received Monday f an organization or two which ave i benefit performances tenta ively planned to help with this hristmas Cheer cause There may e announcement in the next issue bout one or more of these In the meantime tho appeal is enewed to those who have given in ast years By swinging Into action t once their example will blaze the rail for others who havent learned r themselves the joy and satisfac ion which comes from knowing hat one has brightened the way nd lightened the load fov some ICNS ortuuatc person especially a boy r a girl ADMITS PART IN WICHITA KILLING Cowboy Held in Reformatory in Kansas to Protect Him From Mob of ditches liAS HUTCHINSON Kans Dec 11 Wisdom 26 year old cow oy was brought to the Kansas state reformatory today to save him from possible mob violence and was d by W O Lyle Wichita detec tive captain to have made a verbal statement that he participated in the kidnaping and killing of Mr and Mrs Harry Pritchard of Wich ita Gov Alf M Lanflon of Kansas mnoimced at Topcka that he would call out the national guard if It be came necessary to protect Wisdom I intend to maintain Iniv nnd order in Kansas Governor Landon said The governor and Brig Gen Mil ton R McLean were keeping in close touch with the situation Body Thought Found EL RENO Okla Dec 11 A mans body believed to be that of Harry Pritchard missing Wichita Kans merchant was found today along a graveled highway three miles north and one mile east of ffl Reno by two officers the sheriffs office here was notified Jack Wisdom cowboy was be ing held for the slaying of Mr and Mrs Pritchard The body of Mrs Pritchard was found beneath a cul vert near Bison yesterday and ru mors of lynch law began to fly Gov William H Murray ordered troops mobilized at Kingfisher and Enid and told them to shoot to kill if necessary arid added We dont want any mobs in Ok lahoma Alarmed officers however im mediately loaded Wisdom in a car and took him to the Kansas state reformatory at Hutchlnson lotted ifdr siirfivcihg of shoulders strippinggravel pits and clearing and grubbingof right of wily Tim jobs will use 160 men Mills county projects with an al lotment of 100 men will cost 235 The projects include laying oE voek shoulders cleaning ditches clearing bridges and the operation of a rock quarry The work will he done on XT S roads 3J and 27S and state roads 2 11 134 JOG and 242 Strip Qnivnl Pits One hundred men are to work iu OBrien county clearing and grub bing viaduct fills surfacing shoul ders and strippinggravel pits Tho cost is fixed at 21200 Polk county has an allotment ot fOO men for surfacing approachea and graveling on state roads 7 2B 88 and 10 The coat is fixed at S19 920 Guthrie county has an allotment of 31BOfl5 and JOO men for ditch Ing shoulder widening rocking and subway excavation at Bayard Worlc will be done on U S rond 6 anj slate roads 7 and 25 Monona county has an allotment of 20120 and 50 men for excava tion gravel surfacingand right of way clearing U S road 75 and state roads 35 37 183 Ml and JI5IS are included in the Monona county work Muloclc Order K H Mulock stale civlt worhn director Monday repeated his order to county CWA lenders that they should have ill Hitmen allowed in their quotas al work on jobs by Wednesday He reported that approximately lfi000 of the states allotment oj Tnm to nfrr 2 Column FAVORITE POEMS The favorite poems of the American people were determ ined by a nationwide poll among newspaper renders Then this booklet was prepared containing the most popular poems of tho people of the United States A remarkable collection of the poetry nearest the heart ol America A nont 48 page book let carefully printed containing more than 25 of the classics of English verse Order today Ten cents mailed Use coupon Mason City Information Bureau Frederic J Ilaskln D Ircctor Wiiflhlnjfton n C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the Ixjoklet Americas Favorite Poems Name Street City Statn   

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