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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE U S SAILORS IN REVOLT CAPITAL Land in Foochow to Guard American Lftes and Property FOOCHOW China Jan 15 tJnited States sailors landed here today to protect American lives and property in disorders accompanying the evacuation of this fallen rebel capital by the retreating nineteenth route army At the request of Gordon Burke vice consul in charge of the United States consular district a naval party came ashore from the Amer ican gunboat Tulsa and immediately ivent on guard in the quarter Further Disorders Develop The Tulsa had been standing by since nationalist troops began their drive southward down the Min river valley north oj Foochow to put down the secessionist movement in Fukien province Early today two nationalist ma rines were slain by a leaderless reb el band Further disorders developed among opposing Chinese factions Shortly after the Americans were ordered ashore however the na tionalist marines were withdrawn to their vessels in an apparent attempt by Admiral Chen ShaoKwan to re lieve the grave situation Transportation Facilities Suspended This with the arrival of the 10 000 ton British cruiser Berwick af ter a dash from Hong Kong was be lieved to haye lessened considerably the danger to Foochowa foreign population From Amoy came word today that as a result of the tension in Foochow disorders were feared in the southern sections of Fukien pro vince British missionaries were ordered by the British consul to evacuate the region around Amoy All trans portation facilities to Chuangcho 50 miles north of Amoy were suspend ed because of the approach of the rebel soldiers As a result many of the missionaries therevwere forced to go to Amoy by sailboat Dr Edward Leffler of Waterloo Dies WATERLOO Jan 15 Edward G Leffler 74 who had practiced medicine in Iowa for more than half a century died late Sun day at his home here of pneumonia He was a graduate of Iowa Medicai college DCS Koines and had prac ticed in Bernard Onslow La Porte City and Marshalltown before com ing to Waterloo 18 years ago A decrease of 66 per cent in illit eracy among negroes of tie United States was achieved between 1920 JANUARY 15 1931 Alleged Attacker of Pastor Who Dies Is Accused of Assaul VINTON Jan 15 Nile Mozena of Benton county todaj was preparing to present to thi grand jury evidence in the case o Everett Howe alleged attacker o the Rev Calvin Bogga 40 The Rev Mr Boggs died in an Iowa hospital Saturday A charge of assault with intent to do great bod ily injury has been filed againsl Howe who is held in jail here Sheriff Mozena said that Howe a neighbor of Boggs had admitted striking the pastor with a shotgun during an altercation in which Boggs charged him with trespass ing RAPS CODE FOR FLOUR INDUSTRY Farm Bureau Speaker Sees Economic Death for Independents WASHINGTON Jan 15 The American Farm Bureau Feder ation through Chester H Gray its legislative representative today as sailed the proposed code for the flour milling industry as presaging economic death for many independ ent millers unless it is altered In a statement prepared for de livery before a code hearing ar ranged by the agricultural adjust meht administration Gray asserted the 33 corporations who have dom inated the drafting of this code WiU continue to dominate it The code originally drawn contended would tend to destroy the local cash market for wheat reduce local employment and defeaf the general plan of national recov ery Gray objected primarily to labor provisions he said discriminated against the small independent mill er in favor of the high speed mass production mills Watterson of Greene Is Vice President of ButlerBremer Group WAVERLY Jan R Wat teraon Greene was chosen vice president and F C Whitaker of Du mont waa named treasurer of the BremerButler funeral directors as sociation at the organization meet ing A H Matthias Denver is president The next meeting of the association will be heW at Greene with C A Hnmmil of Clarksville J A Whitaker of Shell Rock and F C Koch of Waverly in charge of arrangements Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month it pays to have tires that are SAFE CHAM PUN will help you prevent an accident When tires are old and thin they can easily blow out and they do Are YOUR tires safe Dont just guess Have husky CHAMP LIN Ores put on today They are so rugged and sturdybuilt theyll help you prevent a serious accident a CHAMPLIN battery will start it A Better Built powerful the CHAMPLIN Will start your car In coldest weather Just step on the starter and youll go CHAMPLIN batteries are renl values at present prices CHAMPLIN Presto gasoline ft la quicker starting greater antiknock more mileage gasoline No premium to price OB regular Try ft tnnkful today Champlin Refining Co OP IOWA 22 MEN GET JOBS IN NORA SPRINGS Project to Repair Improve Sewer System Will Be Started DES MOINES Jan 15 projects to employ 57 men in eight Iowa counties were approved Satur day by George Keller Iowa civil works engineer vThe total appropri ation is 5656090 Twentytwo men will be employ ed in Nora Springs Floyd county where a project to repair and im prove the sewer system wilt be started The appropriation is S2 15800 Six men will repair and redeco rate the Keokuk public library on an appropriation of Similar work In the library at Clarinda will emplDy eight men on an appro priation of 51165 Leveling of the school grounds and repairs of the drainage system at AlaloyRinggold county will use nine men on an appropriation of while four men will level side walks and work on the park and drains at Ellison also in Ringgold county on an appropriation of Three men will repair the library at Waverly Bremer county on an appropriation of 5540 and two men will do similar work in Greene But ler county the appropriation being Other projects aproved included a news writerphotographer staff of two men for Jackson county the appropriation being and em ployment of an injury clerk at West Union Fayelte county on a appropriation F R INTENDS TO REGULATE DOLLAR Continued From Fage 11 gold to be taken over by the treas ury from the federal reserve system under the proposed program The president recommended that from this profit a two billion dollar fund be set up in the treasury for the purchase and sale of gold in the foreign exchange and the purchase of government securities In other words he would create a stabiliza tion fund The presidential message also rec ognized silver as a basic medium of exchange and urged a greatly in creased use of this commodity by all governments Held as Reserve Under the Roosevelt program the nations supply of gold hereafter would be held in the treasury as a reserve and basis for the countrys currency Ultimately he looks for perman entHtanillzatiott of the dollar in re atlon to the British pound andthe French franc Meanwhile he will be working toward a definite and per manent devaluation of the dollar In the talk with newspapermen he president restatedthat the ob ective of his monetary program was o bringthe purchasing power of he dollar back to the level at which he averabe debts of the country ivere incurred so that these debts nay be paid off with a dollar equal n value to that at which the debt vaa incurred Cut Gold Content The method he is trying is to cut he theoretical gold content the dollar This can only be done if the Teasury has all the gold Therefore if the gold content of he dollar is but by 50 per cent the held my the treasury will be worth twice as much in dollars It was made plain at the white iouse that this profit does not rep esent a base of currency Mr Roosevelt alao made it clear hat the program did not mean a esort to greenback currency and aid that the object of authority to uy government securities out of he stabilization fund wns simply to afeguard the price of these securi ies against any ulterior deprecia ion move by the private holders of he securities The president believes that the old buying policy of the govern ment which he said has resulted in uge purchases is largely respon ible for the recovery in commodity rices following the drop of last eptember and October Permit Foreign Sales Another result of the program e feels has been to permit foreign ales of American eport surpluses uch as cotton and copper Mr Roosevelt told congress he elt that he had the authority to ake title to the gold supply of the nation but this Is a step of such mportonce that I prefer to ask the ongress by specific enactment to in the United States govern ment title to all supplies of Amer canowned monetary gold with pro islon for the payment therefor in jold certificates These gold certificates will be he said as now secured at all imcs dollar for dollar by gold in he for each dollar 3f such weight and fineness as may be established from time to time Sheppard Has Not Dropped His Battle of 18th Amendment WASHINGTON Jan 15 The battle of the eighteenth amend ment Is not yet over for its author Senator Morris Sheppard soft poken Texan Tomorrow the amendments an ilversnry he expect1 to make a peech In the senate urging Its re nactment continuing a record of speech each year on that date I will show how empty the iromiscs of the wet propagandists re Sheppard said toduy PROPERTY LEVY LIMIT IS ERASED Continuec From Page 1 point interim committee bill and the classified transactions tax measure Remove Property Tax Cunningham pointed out that his bill would take all tax off real and personal property being a 100 per cent replacement proposal would raise an amount equivalent to the present property and personal taxes would eliminate assessors provide the same rste for everyone create a state tax board of five members without authority to raise or lower the 1 per cent rate as needed We are all in favor of tax re vision Cunningham said theonly question is how much do we want to replace 25 50 or 100 per cent The allocation to each county would be based on the average col lected annually in the past 10 years and would not exceed that sum The bill puts a ceiling on spending If you take onehalf or onefourth of he tax off realty you benefit the arge property owners and penalize the smaller fellow If you leave on a part of the property tax then the cost of col ection goes up Pays Same Levy Cunningham pointed out that the farm which nets pays the same realty tax as it did when he had a income As long as you leave on a por tion of the present tax you have the same inequality as at present he said adding Is that fair This bill treats everyone fair he said The working man of Iowa does not want any advantage over lis fellowroen The graduated net income tax Is unfair providing one rate for one class and another for another If this is a good principle why not apply it to the gasoline tax This bill eliminates any inequali ties in assessed values by eliminat ing assessors and prohibits any dif ference in the value of a dollar which is not done under the gradu ated system Cunningham estimated that 5n ypars of good business the bill would raise upwards of RAISE PRICE FOR NEW MINED GOLD tCantlnnfd Frocn Tagc 1 preliminary to devaluation by the president after congress has ex tended the authority sought in a special message today CO Per Cent of Parity NEW YORK Jan 15 new treasury gold price of 3d45 an ounce to be effective tomorrow will give the dollar an indicated gold value of 60 per cent of parity which is the upper limit of revalua tion proposed by President Roose velt Dollar FluctuatesAbroad LONDON Jan 15 Unit ed States dollar fluctuated today on an exchange market disturbed by mcertainty as to the American monetary program and depreciated cents to the pound closing at compared to Saturdays lose of 5095a Wayne Bryan Funeral Conducted in Bradford HAMPTON Jan services for Wayne Bryan 17 were iQld at the Methodist church in Bradford Sunday afternoon and bur al was made in the Reeve ceme tery Born at Creston on May 24 191G he came to Bradford with lia parents Mr and Mrs Stephen Jryan 10 years ago He attended ho Bradford schools and last Sep ember enrolled in the Hampton high school as a junior He was a member of the first football team Surviving are his parents four jrothers Keith Victor Gale and rlarold and his paternal gandpar ents Mr and Mrs James Bryan Argyle and four aunts IN THE RADIO WORLD B ASI I Eas I ea C wj ar MOTVIMV 15 Central stananra Time Note All programs to key and baali chains or groups thereof unless specified coast to coast c to c designation includes all available stations Programs subject to change M NETWORK ivhv weel wtlc wlftg wcaJi wfj wilt wibr wro WE Wtag wcsJi wilt wfbr wrc Wgy wben tvcae wtara mvj wjaj Midwest ksd tvznaq we f J woewho wow wd a f wntf NQflTHWEST AND CANADIAN wlmj wlba kstp webc wday urgr crct cfct wwnc wJa wjax waun wjod wscn wmc wsb wapl wjdx warns kvoo wky wiaa wbap Bpro wcaJ fctbs kths WfOC kdyi Kgir rACIFKl kfl HEW komo 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Wear let them look Shoe Go DEPENDABLE 105NO FEDERAL AVE MASON CITY IOWA YOUNG HOOVER SAW POSSIBILITY Offered to Resign Airmail Job to Prevent Talk on Contracts PASADENA Cal Jan 15 More than three years ago Herbert Hoover Jr son of the former presi dent anticipated the likelihood of an attack upon the circumstances of an airmail contract awarded be cause of his connection as a tech nician with an air mail carrier This was disclosed in the answer of the young engineer to the ques tionnaire of a United States senate committee investigating the award of mall contracts and it showed he had offered to resign his position to prevent talk Hoovers name had been brought into the inquiry because of his em ployment as radio engineer with the Western Air Express later consol idated with Transcontinental Air Transport which received the cen tral transcontinental air mail con tract to 1930 Improving at Iowa City HAMPTON Jan able improvement is reported in the condition of Mrs Charles Cran dall who is a patient in the Uni versity hospital at Iowa City Her husband and daughter Mrs Dallas Smith are spending a few days with her IN DAYS NEWS Believed to be youngest mu nicipal executive in TJ S J Harmon Unvillc at 22 is mayor of Kernersvllle N Car citr of 2500 Since taking office he announced that defaulting bond issues will be redeemed and citys budget balanced Hes a democrat Central Teachers Session Planned IOWA CITY Jan of English classical languages and modem Irxguages will convene at the University Iowa for the school of letters conference Feb 16 and 17 according to plans of Prof Norman Forester director of the school of letters j Girl Struck by Car Dies From Injuries TAMA Jan 15 An derson 20 died of injuries suffered when the sled on which she was coasting was struck by an automo bile driven by Vernon Olson Jlyrna Muckler of Toledo was injured DEEP CHANNEL WILD LIFE AID Biological Observer Claims Stabilized Elevation Is Important CLINTON Jan that water life will be promoted rather than impaired by the 9foot channel project in the Missouri river is contained in a statement issued today by Charles P Chase local ob server for the governments biologi cal survey This follows on the vig orous denunciation of the project in congress this week by Representa tives Fred Biermann of the fourth district and A C Willford of tlie third district Our studies said Mr Chase show conclusively that the stabi lized water elevationswhich will be created by the proposed 9 foot chan nel will be the salavation sought With respect to what the final out come will be there is the grossest expressed ignorance among those public men who wish to strangle the 9foot channel project It Is not a 9 foot stage as shown by the recording gages on bridge piers but nine feet from the bottom up which is generally a six foot stage Mr Chase contined Roller dams do not obstruct a free flow arc open at the bottom allow free passage of fish are raised to pass floods are regulated to maintain a uniform stage will not unduly flood large areas and wiU not hold baclc silt or sewage In only about 20 per cent of the area will the main shoreline be moved back and that will be bene ficial The statement contained a tech nical discussion by Mr Chase of the beneficial effect predictable for both fish and fowl RAW WOOL Inflation Uncreated Demand FVko Inctan 100 PI6CE GOODS Scaroty Demand fncreajsd Labor Coiij Raducior in PJant to 2 Shifli friet to LABOR ShoflsrHoiifiaJ from to 40 Noun Sharler Houri ot cfucad from 3 He clailel 125 No Child Labor No Approximate Increaie 507 THE RETAILER Higher Shorter Houri Incraaiod Overhead in spite oS all these increases in costs VALUE with drastic savings on QUALITY STERLINGWORTH SUITS UNPRECEDENTED VALUES AT STERLINGWORTH OVERCOATS UNPRECEDENTED VALUES AT QUALITY SERVICE SATISFACTION ABEL SON INC AT NUMBEB SEVEN SOUTH FEDERAL   

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