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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E R IS MEM 4 ART ElT OF lOtVA r n M O I N F I 1 North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home OME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A II XOHTH IOWAXS NEIGHBORS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PEESS LEASED WJHB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 25 1934 THIS IAlER COXSU1T3 OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 93 Trouble Over Russia Senate Approval of Bullitt Almost Routine IOWA HOUSE REJECTS GROSS TAX By HERBERT PLttSlMER ASHINGTON Jan 25 finishing touch on American rec ognition of Rus sia which last fall many pre dicted might pre cipitate a stiff battle was ap plied by the sen ate with almost routine precision William C Bullitt was con firmed as the first ambassa dor to the soviet union without a record vote and without anything tvhich might be described as threatening opposition Had it not been for the zeal of Senator Vandenberg of Michigan who voted against Bullitt in the for eign relations committee but later withdrew his opposition on the floor the confirmation perhaps would have been devoid of anything Unusual Guided by Papers Vandenberg had complained that it through the senate had been guided solely on the whole question of opening up diplomatic relations with Russia by had appeared in the newspa pers A former newspaper publisher end editor himself he felt that official documents settingforth the arrangements entered into by the nations should be given Ben a tors We have no Business he said in a situation of this character to rely upon official information ob tained solely from the newspapers His colleagues granted a request that the state department be asked to submit to the senate all the pa pers involved in the agreement reached by the president and Maxim Li tyinoff soviet commissar for for A eign tjSe title Series 1tfjf theDepartirient 6t Vandenberg was satisfied On the floor he told senators that we now have the information in reliable and authentic form upon which intel ligently to proceed Eastern European Series No 1 for the most part was made up of press releases on Russian recogni tion issued by the white house and the state department A Literary Sensation The supreme court has brought out a best seller in its recent deci sion on the Minnesota mortgage case The usual copies of decisions exhausted almost at once Another supply disappeared quick ly and an order for a third had been decided on when word came that the decision would be printed in the congressional record MERCURY TAKES PLUNGE IN IOWA Temperature Drops to Zero in Mason City 4 Above al Charles City DES MOINES Jan mer cury took a plunge in Iowa last night reaching a low of 4 degrees above zero at Charles City and Sioux City the lowest reading re ported to the weather bureau at Pes Moines The unofficial low at Jifason City was zero The highest temperature reported for the 24 hour period ending at 7 i m was 66 at Keokuk The shippers forecast for night is above in the northwest and north feast portions and 10 above in the i southwest and southeast Increasing cloudiness and rising temperatures are forecast for Fri day and in the west and north portions late tonight Farm Credit Program Nearing Emergency Goal SENATE WAITING CHANCE TO VOTE ON MONEY BILL Act Branded Robbery Independents Press for Inflation WASHINGTON Jan 25 Despite a republican challenge of its constitutionality and the pro nounced opposition of Glass the democrat the Roosevelt ranks of the senate massed confidently be hind the extraordinary monetary bill today in apparent readiness to jump at the first chance to vote Contrasting with the calm de meanor of the house in considering the treasurypostoffice appropria tion bill passage of which was as surcd by tomorrow at least the sen ate heard fighting words set off by Hastings of Delaware Robbery the republican termed the money measure Hideous he insisted was the nature of its implications He further denounced the proposi tion as being beyond the constitu tion in a very lengthy speech Party Lines Broken It already was evident that once the voting begins the roll call tally will be no respecter of party lines Senatorial wiseacres were SEWS FIRST NRA DRESS LABEL Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins stitched the first Blue Eagle label into a dress during the New York ceremony marking the Inaug uration of the NHA code label lor womens dresses Associated Press slow on naming names in predicting the outcome howeverpRS wait that things happen without warning in the senate at a vould be for another word scrap on tie senate floor later was collect ed by a senate committee in testi mony by Senator Reed R Pa and Edward A Hayes American Legion commander for loosening of the economy act to provide another 540000000 for veterans benefits and removal of alleged inequities in au tomatic promotions for the military senices Administration leaders are be lieved opposed to such new veterans legislation Furtn Credit BUI Enactment of the farm credit re financing bill guaranteeing the principal of 52000000000 farm mortgage bonds neared when house nnd senate conferees agreed on all provisions of the measure already passed by both branches Representatives Byrns democratic leader told newspapermen the huge oversubscription of the treasurys one billion dollar security issue in dicates pretty general confidence in the presidents monetary program Since there is confidence he said he could not now see such a pressing need for immediate enact ment the dollar devaluation bill before the senate although the stabilization fund would be very beneficial Silver and Inflation Independents in both parties vir tually decided to put silver and mandatory inflation amendments to a test vote but meanwhile found their strength far from a majority Meanwhile the house banking committee made plans to start Turn 6 Column 4 KIDNAPERSSEEN BY TWO WOMEN Clews From EyeWitnesses May Lead to Arrest in Bremer Case IOWA WEATHER Fair rising temperature In the west and north portions late Thursday night Friday increas ing cloudiness and warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for pi hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 43 Above Minimum In Night 0 At 8 A M Thursday 1 Abovu Strangely enough Wednesday brought both the highest and the lowest temperatures of January On two afternoons the mercury lias climbed to 42 but never to 43 NTew Years morning brought a maximum of 1 above and the clos jst approach to that since was ibove Jan 8 and Jan 19 Probe Mob Lynching of YbungNegrv Raid Kentucky Jail Hang Youth Who Hit White Man HAZARD Ky Jan 25 An intensive investigation of the lynch ing of Rex Scott 20 year old Ne gro was launched by Perry county authorities today Scott was forc ibly removed from the county jail here last night by a mob of armed men and hanged to a tree in a graveyard in Knott county adjoin ing Jailer Troy P Combs when In formed the Negro had been lynch ed an hour after his removal from the jail telegraphed the details to Gov Ruby Laffoon at Frankfort Kentucky law requires that the governor remove any jailer sur rendering a prisoner to a mob and grant him a hearing to determine if he shall be reinstated Force Inside Thirty or forty masked leaders of a mob of approximately 300 men who swarmed around the jail forced their way ingide and threatened Jailer Combs with death if he did not surrender the key to Scotts cell The jailer was roughly handled until the men were convinced he was not in possession of the keys Deputy Jailer W C Knuckles was cornered in a jail corridor and the keys were found on him Scotts cell was unlocked and he was drag ged out of the jail and hustled into an automobile which led a motor cade which bore other members of the mob out of the city Charged With Slugging Scott was charged with slugging Uex Johnson a miner on a aide street here Saturday night As the machines passed the scene of the slugging approximately 100 shots were fired into the air Johnson died at the hospital here two hours after the Negro was found lynched He had never regained conscious ness Sheriff Filmore Mclntosh hastily organized a posse of approximately SAYS FARMING ON MYERS ADDRESS HEARD BY FARM BUREAU OF IOWA Jnified Credit System Is Sought Declares Governor DES MOINES Jan 25 rnor William I Myersof the farm redit administration told the Iowa Bureau federation in conven ion here today that the FCA is in ended to be a pernlanent unified ystem operated on a firm business basis The nations farmers now are bor owing more than 100 millions nonthly from the administration he said and every effort is being made o speed the emergency program to a close President Charles E Hearst of he federation preceded Myers vt the morning session and pledged support for the national recovery program Hearst criticized farm protest groups who he said op posed the program Give Wrong Impression Because these groups sometimes give a wrong impression of mid western sentiment Hearst asserted we want the administration to know that the sound substantial constructive minded fanners of the nation are100 per cent back the recovery program His address berore the Iowa Farm Bureau federation conven tion here was the Jury of Men Values Love of Policeman at Mrs Blacklidge Says She Will Have to Go to Jail CHICAGO Jan 25 the love of a policeman Mrs Myrtle Tanner Blacklidge must pay jury of 12 mendecided Which incidentally consider ably less than the 100000 value ilaced on the love of Norman Not fngham patrol wagon driver by us wife Susanne In her alienation of affections suit against the for mer collector of internal revenue Today three courses of action re named open for Mrs pay the judgment go to jail or ap eal Have to Go to Jail As for paying the judgment ahe dismissed that as one of the pos sibilities herself last night when in formed of the verdict My I havent got 75 cents Ill have to go to jail And those who knew her recalled the of borrowed money she claimed to have lost in an alleged faro game swindle at Springfield 111 several years ago However them was one ray of hope for her in the overshadowing jail sentence The law provides that defendants in such cases may be ncarcerated for six the VICTORY FOR 3 WAY PLAN SEEN IN 6044 VOTE Dean Talks and Votes Against Substitute for Net Tax MRS MrRTLE BLACKLIDGE ST PAUL Jan 25 un named eyewitnesses both women who espied the kidnapers of Edward G Bremer when they seized the wealthy St Paul banker Jan 17 and spirited him away today supplied police with clews that might lead to ultimate apprehension of the gang One of the women it was under stood witnessed the actual abduc tion from about 20 feet from where Bremers automobile was halted near the Summit girls school where he had left hia eight year old daughter Betty a few minutes be fore She related a story of a brief scuffle in the Bremer ear aa he ap parently resisted the kidnapers who have demanded ransom His automobile later was found the interior splotched with blood The second witness was reported to have obtained the license number of the gangs cnr fifty city county and special of ficcrs and pursued the mob The trail led past Vicco 13 miles south of here into Knott county There the officers found Scotts body hanging in the Cornett Hill ceme tery Approximately 40 shots had been fired into the body Great Improvement Shown in Condition of Melvin Traylor Farm Bureau Urges CoOperation DES MOINfiS Jan 25 Agriculture is on the road to recov ery President Charles E Hearst the Iowa Farm Bureau federation asserted today and proper cooper ative endeavor can extend that re covery to permanent economic sta bility His address was delivered before the fifteenth annual convention of the federation Our objective now should be to invoke all the provisions of the agricultural adjustment act to pro cure parity prices for farm prod ucts he said This is virtually a promise to the farmers of the na tion by our federal government With our cooperation they are etermined to strive to reach this bjective We should set our stakes nd drive to this goal with every unce of persistence we possess Looking toward a permanent pro ram Hearst avowed that agricul ure musti Take aver the saic of its commocli ies through cooperative marketing enters Control its own credit structure Eventually assume the whole task if processing livestock nn other and delivering them to he consumer Strive for Goal Qtftviews Legislation Reviewing the AAA NRA PWA and CWA legislation Hearst assert d that for the first time agricul ture has been supplemented by in dustry and finance in battling for economic stability We as farmers he said fee hat we are primarily interested h he agricultural adjustment act anc the farm credit act Parity prices for the things we sell is the objec ive of the agricultural arljustmeni net At the same time the Farn redit act provides a source o credit more readily available am better suited to our needs Both of these acts were passed for this very purpose yet the advan tages avahable through them de pend largely on how effectively other parts of the plan are carrie out Remunerative Prices If remunerative prices are t prevail for farm products ther must be buying power in the pock ets of the people With the positive shrinkage of foreign outlets for our farm products if parity prices are to be realized buying power must reside in the people of this nation We must face the plain fact that for some years to come our prosper CHICAGO Jan 25 was marked improvement today in the condition of Melvin A Traylor First National bank president wh is seriously ill with pneumonia Dr Carl Johnson expressed optimism but said the danger was not ye passed The banker hnd a goo nights sleep and XVJIH cheerfv vhen he nwokc juamnciyfarin made i in the midwest We have made real progress in he refinancing program he aaid We have accumulated n great nomentum but we do not intend o let that momentum carry us on Using Every Means We are not coasting Wo are ising every means to bring this gi gantic refinancing program to a atisfactory conclusion The relief of farm debtors hrougli the refinancing of farm mortgages and other indebtedness s an emergency program of the arm Credit association Its per manent program is the establish ment and maintenance of a com ilcte unified farm credit system This complete credit system nu horized by the president under the single management of the FCA overnor will include four perman ent units Myers said Loan Associations A land bank and national farm oan associations supplying farm nortgage credit An intermediate credit bank to lend to cooperatives and discount tanners notes for financial insti tutions A production credit corporation or financing shortterm crop loans A bank for cooperatives for lend ing to cooperative associations Heretofore he pointed out the federal fnrm loan board directed land hanks and intermediate credit banks the secretary of agriculture liandled crop loans and the Recon truction Finance corporation di rected regional agricultural credit corporations Eliminate Charity He warned of the necessity of eliminating charity and maintaining the system on a firm business basia to prevent the drying up of financial sources Federal money forms most of the capital of these institutions he said but the funds are loaned come from private Investors The boiTower too is a stock Turn tn 1nffA fi Coin CHOOSES MASON CITY CHICAGO Jan City had its inning in the Black which last night ended in a vS diot lor 57500 for the patrol wife who was plaintiff in the case It occurred during a row over the introduction of three register sheets from the Crest hotel in Chicago where the trysts be tween Mrs Blacklidge and the patrol wagon driver were alleged to have taken place When the lawyers quit bicker ing however and Mrs Black lidge was permitted to testify she admitted her signature on the register July 23 June 27 and May 17 1932 She had registered for Mr and Mrs N E Williams Mason City Iowa BOYNTON FREED IN BOND SCANDAL Attorney General of Kansa Voted Acquittal by State Senate Court Tnm to 1 Oilumii 1 Two Lose Lives in Canadian Blizzard WINNIPEG Man Jan 25 A blizzard which swept over a sec tion of eastern Saskatchewan today had claimed the lives of an aged rnnn and a 14 year old boy Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan a rule folks dont like war headlines but here was one that wan in the papers that hit the spot Roosevelt Declares War on Civil Works Grafters We recognized the new presi dent in Cuba I hope he stays long enough to get acquainted with Just had a nice visit from Henry Allen of Kansas He sairl Kansas was feeling fine Now when Kansas aint kicking things have got to be running about perfect Yours WILL ROGERS iOypyrifhr McNniiRht Syndicate plaintiff pays the board hill amount ing to a week Tn that case it would ne Mrs Nottingham who would pay Wns Own Detective Mrs Nottingham who testified to doing her own detective work by crawling up on roofs and the like on dark nights to spy on Mrs Black lidge and Nottingham was not in court when the verdict was return ed Neither was Mrs Blacklidge nor the crowds of spectators that at tended the trial It had taken the jury of 10 self admitted happy husbands and two bachelors who had never figur ed in personal alienation or breach of promise suits six hours to arrive it a verdict last night DUEL FOUGHT IN PARIS STADIUM No One Hurt by Four Shots Fired as Result of Bond Scandal PARIS Jan 25 pistol shots echoed through an empty football stadium in the Pare des Princes on the outskirts of Paris to day as Deputy Andre Hesse and John Beineix a lawyer fought the first duel to materialize from the Bayonne hank scandal The two men met in the middle of the huge athletic field before 20000 empty benches In o biting cold wind each firing two shots without result A score of friends who ar rived with the principals were the only spectators besides those who officiated The bitterness of their quarrel outgrowth of an article Beineix wrote criticizing Hesse for his ac tivities as a lawyer for Serge Stav irtky while a member of the chamber of deputies was not settled by the satisfaction of honor Stavisky founded the fallen Bayonne pawn shop Expressing dissatisfaction at the result the men stalked off the field their attendants TOPEKA Kans Jail 20 f Roland Boynton Kansas attorne general was acquitted by the stat senate court today 011 all four art clea of against him J S JrWotr la tile million dollar Kansas bogus bond scandal A vote of 22 for conviction to 1J against but lacking the neccssar twothirds majority was cast on the second article It charged thnf Boynton had failed to properly in vestigate certain alleged irregulari ties brought to his attention in the dealings of Ronald Finney now convicted bond forger and centra figure in the bond swindle The vote was 16 for conviction to 24 against on article 1 alleging that Boynton as a member of thi state school fund commission vote to buy municipal bonds from Finnej at par while the bonds were worth less Article 3 charging that he con spired with Finney a bond broker nnd others to defraud the state brought a vote of 5 to 35 and th ballot was 19 to 21 on article 4 alleging that through his friendshi nnd relations with Finney he hm lost his usefulness as attorney gen eral The vote of the senate the at lorney general said proves what always have contended that I hav not been guilty oC any misconduc in office I feel that I have bee fully vindicated and of course 1 an deeply grateful Senator Roy Stevens 3 st Witness Before Ottumwa Grand Jury OTTUMWA Tan 25 Senator Roy Stevens was the thir tyfirst witness to appear before a lederal grand jury Investigating the Iowa public works administration here today The inquiring body con vened at 10 R nv summoned Sen ator Stevens conferred with Dis trict Atty Robert Colflesh and re cessed The grand jury convened in ex exutive session in the afternoon and went into conference with govern ment attorneys No witnesses were waiting to tes tify The completion of testimony was understood to be nearing its end MOENKS Jan 25 The house by it of 02 to 44 refused today to substitute Un classified transactions tnx bill for the Interim committee three way bill DES MOINES Jan 25 mlcrlm committees three point tax ll won a victory in the house to ny when that body refused by a ote of 60 lo 41 to substitute for il gross income tax bill sponsored y Representatives McFurlane of lack Hawk and Cunningham of oik The vote came after a morning of elmte on the motion for substitu ion made by the sponsors of the TOSS income measure The vote on the substitution was For 14 Democrats 221 Aldrlch Bes wick Brady Burgess Falvey rell Hartman Hopp Hough Koch Ryder Sclilatter Schmitz Sheridan Stansell Swift Wicsc Wolf Frizzell Fuelling Gallagher Dean Votes No Republicans Bruce Cunningham Elliott Ellsworth Fetter Goode Hanson of Winne bago Hultmaa Lichty Lookingbill McFarlnne McLean Mlllhone Mooty Feet Snyder Sours Stnn zel Straehan Teter Weed lnstRO 1 j J101v V AugtisJ tine Boilaka Caeey Craven Crouch Davis Dean Dole Donlon Dreesaen Fabritz Foster Fuestcr Garner Gissel Gittinger Hoolc Humeston Jensen Laugh McCarthy McDermott McKin ncm Malone Maniece Mercer Mel calf Mitchell Moore of Benton Moore of Harrison Osborn Paisley RawHngK Reed Rice Roe Scliroc der Smith Stewart Stimpson Thies Tlsreimer Wiebcn Yager Zipse Zylalra and Miller Republicans Doran Fletcher Hanson of Lyon Jenkins Johnson McCrcery Speldel Willis Grau Beath Absent or not voting rant republican and Ostby Porter and Thicssen democrats Another Substitute The house now has before it an other substitute to the Interim com mittee bill which was filed by Rep resentative Felter of Warren and embodies the business transaction tax program It was taken up tills afternoon The Gross bill would have levied tax of onehalf of one per cent on everj dollar turnover with but sev eral exceptions The senate taking a brief respite from the tax revision question at its morning session passed several bill on general subjects because of absence of Senator Hoy Stevens or Wapello who had been called to Ot tumwa in connection with a grand jury hearing Proponents of 1he gross income lax measure had declared it was n Iulr and equiluble method of taxn Turn tn Irtjce n cniiinn ft Lets Play a Game Brilliant Meteor Is Watched at Clinton CLINTON Jan 25 across the western horizon nnd casting a light almost as brilliant as day a meteor was seen here at oclock last night The astral visitor traveled from south to north and at an angle of nbout 60 de grees YOUR PARTV will be jolly nml stimulating if you have a copy of Lets Play a Game In this challenging 32 ppe booklet will be found descriptions of move than 100 exciting young arri old indoors and out Games foi every season stunts for every mood The booklet offers complete directions for organizing programs ilctailcd suggestions for arranging I parties nicnics treasure hunts evenings of maple and mystery Inclose 8 cents to cover cost hand ling a postage UHC coupon Sioux City Man Dies of Accident Injuries SIOUX CITY Jan 25 McNaughton 35 Sioux City was dead today from injuries suffered yesterday when the gasoline truck he was driving overturned on high way 20 six miles east of here Miison City GlotiKCSaiettc Information Bureau Frederic 1 IlaHkln Director Washington D C I Inclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Lets Piny a Game Name Street City Stnle   

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