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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 26, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                n L o M E R s MEM a j ocPr or North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSLAFEK THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NK1GHBOUS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 26 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OB TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 94 Prophecy Is ComingTrue G O P Starting to Criticize Acts of President TAX BILL MEETS ANOTHER DELAY HERBERT PLtrSEVIEH Jan 26 Iff Pre dictions were made freely at the close of the special session of congress in June that when the 1934 congression al elections ap proached there would be republi can campaign as sertions that the president has put congress and the constitution o n the shelf The prophecy has come true Election day still is rather distant but campaign issues are being made daily on the senate and the house Perhaps the most active of the candidates up for reelection this year is Senator Arthur Robinson of Indiana Unlike many of his repub lican brethren who seem inclined at the present to soft pedal Robinson misses few opportunities to lash out at the administration and its poli cies Already the Indiana senator has raised the cry of dictatorship and warns of its consequences Givg Rule Criticized In his second extended speech of a session hardly yet underway Robinson sharply criticized recent action of the democratic leadership of the house in forcing through a socalled gag of the most drastic ever obtained This gag rule shouted Robin son forced by an executive who desires to rule by himself alone will cause the American people to lose confidence in their governmsnt as it is now conducted as nothing else could No Immediate Vote on Devaluation Bill Seen TRIES TO FORCE SENATE ACTION House Continues Work on Routine Bills of Appropriation BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan Uli m senate voted today to give the secretary of the treasury sole Jurisdiction over the 000000000 stabilization fund proposed in the administration money bill rejecting nn amend ment to place hoard ot five In charge of the currency opera tions r the entire of the I reduction of such crops as c Count on Support an executive who desires to rule by himself alone Indications are that more will be of this as the day of reckon Vfor draws It is doubtful if the success al ready achieved by administration policies or that expected during the coming months will silence such an argument President Replies Debate in the house on the dras tic rule proposed to safeguard the Presidents economy program clearly indicated that republicans arc thinking along this line More than one republican repre sentative directly or by inference called for a restoration of a tripar tite government with congress hav ing its own sayso over legislation once more The President however is not un mindful of such criticism at the present or that perhaps more of the same kind is to come Already he has made his The only thing that has been happeninghas been for congvess WASHINGTON Jan 26 Majority pressure was turned on in the senate today for enactment of the dollar devaluation bill without immediate indication of getting down to a vote The story in the house was much the same as for days past another routine departmental appropriation on the way for certain passage by late afternoon This one would give 5820000000 to run the treasury and postoffice through the next fis cal year In the distance from both capitol ends could be discerned another farm aid dispute It will hinge ap parently on efforts for compulsory cotton Priest Kicks Miss Perkins Right in Eye Act Proves Best Way Possible to Get Her Help By It LIB Y A BLACK GlobeGazette Washington Bureau a priest kicks a cabinet member in the eye that ought to be news If the cabinet member happens to be the first woman ever a mem ber of the cabinet of the president of the United States that ought to make it still more interesting news If it turned out that the priesi was on his way to Washington to try to see that same cabinet mem ber that ought to make it nearly perfect If the whole incident ended with the priests getting the promise o the hearing he came to seek tha YOUNG FACTOR GUARDED really ought to make it perfect No Names and 1laces Anyhow and names and places re omitted because it might em lariass the priest a priest was on his way from Wisconsin to try to ntervene with Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins for a parishioner about to be deported The Ignorance of an Italian immigrant had been alayed upon by certain people to vhom he rented property They used the property illegally When they were caught they persuaded the ig norant Italian to takethe blame promising to pay JUs fineand pjty Alabamans Snppo who should know Jerome Factor son of John Jake tho Barber Factor was accompanied by a liodyguard at tho Chicago trlui of Roger Touhy and threo associates for thu kidnaping of his father Young Factor appear ed us a state witness Associated lress IHSULL READY TO MAKE FLIGHT to designate the President aa the agency to carry out certain of the purposes of the congress This was constitutional and in keeping with the past American tradition FALLlFFRElGH GftBINET LIKELY Resignation of Whole Body Imminent After One of Ministers Quits PARIS Jan 26 resig nation of the entire French cabinet was reported imminent in the lobby of the chamber of deputies today after Eugene Riynaldy minister of justice quit the government be cause of the Bayonne pawnshop scandal Premier Camilla Chautemps was quoted by the socialist delegation in the chamber as saying he would go to the Elysee palace of Presi dent Lebrun tonight to resign Traylor Holding His Own Against Illness CHICAGO Jan 26 A Traylor 55 president of the First National bank waa reported steadily holding his own today in his fight against pneumonia vhat they are talking aootit were ounting on Roosevelt support for trial at cutting cotton production by weighty taxation or surplusage president was saying nothing on it publicly The administration pressure to et action on the monetary bill in the face of continued republican challenges of its legality took the orm of summoningthe senate to meet an hour earlier than usual noon time Unless the talking gives wa to ballot taking it was hinted the usual Saturday holiday would he passed by In an endeavor to start voting by tomorow at least The days budget of news else where had cheering tinges Secre tary Morgenthau announcing that the recent billiondollar federal se curity issue was nearly five times oversubscribed He wore a broad grin Gains In December Also capitol hill heard from the department of commerce that na tional exports gained in December to put the favorable trade balance for the month at 559000000 and for 1933 at As to other unrelated Washing ton happenings belief that Senator Hiram Johnson R Cal would be returned to the senate for the next He did all that and then found that the offense to which he had pleaded guilty made him subject to deporta prominent citizens in SKt election was expressed by Ppatmas er General Farley The DOlitical minded also perked up their cars on hearing that the last president Herbert Hoover soon was heading eastward from Palo Alto Friends said the trip would be personal but there was no deny ing that the chance would be hai for talking with party leaders on ronublican prospects Seek Long Ouster The political had its place in some senators immediate business the elections committee taking up petitions for the ouster of the ebullient colleague Huey Long o Louisiana No conclusive settlemen of the case appeared imminent Other committees pursued a con glomeration of subjects long stir ring but not requiring quick action including the polishing of the 000000 income tax boosting bill by the ways and means committee Senatorial banking inquisitors plugged away at their study of the Turn to fane ralumn tion Various eludingseveral congressmen inter ested themselves in the case It was a clear case for deportation yet the mans Wisconsin friends felt that he had been deceived by American citizens and should be given an other chance Guts Upper liertli Finally when everything else was exhausted the Italians priest ecided to come to Washington to see he could not obtain a reversal of ie dicision He got an upper berth When he rent to climb down the next morn ig the lady in the lower aneously started to leave her berth he priests3 foot accidentally came n contact with the ladys oughly or seriously The priests apologies were pro use The ladys assurances that ihe was uninjured were profuse Finally the priest learned who the ady was She was so amiable about the vhole thing that he felt he could ell her the purpose t of his trip to Washington He did Secretary Perkins immediately pledged a hearing for his parish ioner Journey to Unknown Destination URGE SPEED ON HOG CONTRACTS Speak to TOUHY GANG AS HIS ABDUCTORS Steps From Stand and Points to Each of 3 Defendants CRIMINAL COURTS BUILDING CHICAGO Jail 26 Fac to today identified Roger Touhy and two codefendants as the men vho kidnaped him for ran som last July His face trembling Factor three times stepped down from the wit ness stand walked dramatically across the courtroom and pointed first to Gustav Gloomy Gus Schaefer then to Albert Polly Nose Kator and finally to Touhy the chief defendant Edward Mc Fadden is the other man accused In turn the four defendants ap peared to pale they slouched down In their chairs and all except Touhj gazed gloomily at thu floor Toulij looked squarely back into Factors face with a sneer Stood Him Factor said Touhy was the man who stood before him partly shield ing himself with a blanket and commanded him to write a letter to be used in making ransom negotia tions He said he saw Kator while the only kidnaper who was kind to me Will Rogers CLAREMORli OltJti Jan 20 old homing pigeon flew back to its nest today crossed Arizona New Mexico and Texas last nlghlSleep all the way Fort Worth for breakfast Amon Car ter meets all planes and sells tic kets for the big Roosevelt ball Tuesday night I bet Fort Worth raises more money for that splen did cause than any city five times its sizv Bill Murray has taken good care of the old state since I been gone In California we had for gotten there was such a thing left as a bootlegger but back in these states Oklahoma Texas and Arkansas they are thicket than CWA workers Yours WILL ROGERS McNauuht Syndicate PWA GRAND JURY READY TO REPORT Federal Judge and Clerk ol Court Return to Get Decision i OTTUMWA Jan 25 The grand jury investigation ot the Iowa public works administration was Hearing an end today SENATE DECIDES TO WAIT UNTIL MONDAY TO ACT Scored by Members tot Delay After Passage in House DES MO1NES Ian 20 ly past the house the interim com mittee tlnee point tux bill today encountered another of the recur temporary snags in the senate which decided to ciefer fur ther consideration of tax revision until 10 a m Monday Deferment was decided upon OH motion of Senator Frank Beatty or Sigourney to allow time for Ihe printing of the bill in the form in which it yesterday rode to house approval mid to permit the prepar ation of amendments Senator BeaUys motion was op posed from the floor and brought rom Senator John K Valentine eader of administration forces the upper branch the declara tion that the senate is through will delay on the tax revision rinestion Ucarieil AfUr Struggle Wearied after its struggle in sending the iJlSOOOOOO three point bill to passage yesterday by a vot3 of 92 to 13 the house today took things easy and devoted its limr to minor bills Liquor control legislation stepped up to a special order position in in senate which decided tliat It should betaken up immediately after tlu digpoiwil of tax revision and on other matter of special order tbc Calhoun bill to change the method of computing workmens Weal IOWA WEATHER Fair to partly cloudy Friday night nnd Saturday Slightly wanner Friday night and In the past and south portions Satur STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 22 Abova Minimum In Nijfht 17 Above At 8 A M Friday 2 Above Knee Action Will Be Standard Equipment on Horse This Year ST PAUL Jan 26 ac tion this year again will be an in tegral part of a horses equipment Dr A C Spannahaus of Waconis president of the Minnesota State Veterinary Medical association an nounced Knee action he stated solemnly has been standard equipment among horses for some time In fact horsebreeders 30 years ago used to work for snappy knee ac tion SECURITY ISSUE OVERSUBSCRIBED Morgenthau Says Nearly 5 Times Number Needed Offer to Buy WASHINGTON Tan 26 Secretary Morgenthau announced today the governments billion dol lar security Issue was oversub scribed nearly five times The offerings of 5500000000 of treasury notes paying per cent attracted subscriptions of more han The 000 of 3 per cent certificates re ceived offers of 51355000000 The two issues representing the jovernmcnts start on a 000 borowing program drew sub scriptions of more than 000 or nearly half the entire amount to be borrower Between now and June 30 Morgenlhaii said He added that subscriptions on the note issue up to were allotted in full and all other sub scriptions allotted 14 per cent but not less than on any one subscription Similarily subscriptions were allotted in full on the certifi cates and all other subscriptions 38 per cent Further details as to subscrip tions and allotments will be an nounced when final reports are re ceived from the federal reserve banks Morgeathau said I ATHENS Greece Jan 26 Snmuel Instill hns chartered a hy droairplane and ordered it held ready for a flight to an unknown destination it wsi rumored here oday With the circulation of this un confirmed report it also was ru mored that his destination if such flight were undertaken possibly would be Abyssina The possibility that he might at tempt to make a clandestine de parture before the date of his scheduled expulsion Jan 31 had been discussed earlier It was stated officially however that Insull will be permitted to re main in Greece until his health is satisfactory provided he applies for a prolongation of his police resi dence permit and an official phy sician certifies that deportation would be dangerous The Greek government will de port Insull Feb 1 if he does riot leave voluntarily by Jan 31 said Premier Tsaldaris On the other hand he added if Insull requests a prolongation of his sojourn permit on the grounds of health and if the minister of the nteriors doctor finds his health dangerous the Greek government will prolong the permit until his lealth is satisfactory It would not be fitting for any country to deport any sick man Demand Revision of Political Principles DES MOINES Jan 2B PKThe John Ericsson league in a state ment by Its president Alfred J Pearson of Drake university de manded a revision of political party principles and avoidance of the two extremes of misgovernment represented in what the statement called the reactionary elements of the republican party and the cen tralized oligarchy of the democrat ic party Ask Amendment of CWAs Work Rules CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 26 Petitioning through the state CWA headquarters county supervisors and engineers of the sixth Iowa highway commission district asked amendment of CWA rules to permit staggering of employment after Feb 5 to insure a broader distribution of relief State Farm Bureau Convention DES MOINES Jan 2G M Fvaiis state cornhog chairman appealed to the Iowa Farm Bureau federation convention here today to speed the signing of cornhog agree ments Only by a complete signup can the cornhog plan toe made effec tive to bring back stable and profit able prices for hogs he declared Evans and Extension Service Di rector R K Bliss of Iowa State college explained details of the pro duction control plan Meanwhile the resolutions and election committees of the conven tion worked on their reports which were expected to be announced late this afternoon Indorse National Program Indications were that resolutions would give complete indorsement tc the national farm recovery pro gram Speeding up signing of cornhog agreements Evans asserted wil assure full participation of farmers in selection of permanent cornhog committees to administer the pro gram throughout the year The membership of these com mittces which will be the pcrma nent administrators of the program should be representative Evan said This fs the kind of thing tha needs the backing of every farme so that the farmer can help himself 45 Cent Corn Loans The cornhog program is de signed to do for the hog farmer what the 45 cent corn loans have done for the corn farmer The corn hog program will go a long way toward lifting hog farmers to an qual basis with farmers who have taken corn loans The resolutions committee report I afternoon The judge recessed the yes ottHie niar cap ivitv Schaefer Factor said was j one of the gang of squad of four I term last Monday and made who actually took him prisoner arrangements to return here when was expected to demand new mort gage refinancing legislation con gressional reduction of FCA loan interest from and 5 per cent to 3 per cent although approving the FCA as operated under present statutes Administration efforts to obtain reciprocal international trade were expected to be asked in another resolution Indications were the comnultcL alao would ask adjustments of tar iffs on agricultural products Factor made the identifications at arious points in his narrative of he ot mental and hyslcal cruelty during which the udnapers cursed him threatened to blow out your brains mid to cut ff an ear and send it to your wife is a souvenir Surprise to Courtroom His identifications came as a sur prise to the courtroom It had been reported for days that Factor could identify the features only one man and could identify the voice of another As he pointed across the court room at Touhy Factors voice oroke He appeared to be near sobs He also appeared to break down as he told how the kidnapers kicked cursed struck threatened him with death and otherwise abused him The kidnapers cruelty was worst he said after they had read in newspapers that police were search ing for them Several times Factor said he pleaded with the kidnapers begged them to spare his life and offered to do everything in his power except betray his friends to gain liberty Olio Kind There was one referred to as the man who brough me coffee and was kind to him He said that man often ex pressed a wish to release him but he added that he couldnt double cross his pals The man who talked to him moat who used the most abusive language and tactics Factor said was Toiihy He said the kidnapers refused to ail letters to his family and friends and that Touliy said when ne made such a request We dont want the G federal government in on this We can fix the police but we dont want any thing to do with the G Id Hather Die Several times Factor said Touhy offered to release him if he would tho inquiringbody was ready to re port Government attorneys were in closed conference this morning and the doors to the district attorneys suite of rooms were locked The grand jury reconvened ut 2 p in today When the jury reports details of its report will be handed to the clerk ot the court and will not be revealed until the report is official y filed in the clerks office in DCS Moines ExPresident Hoover Plans to Make Trip East Sometime Soon WASHINGTON Jan 2R Lawrence Rlchey former white house secretary said Uxlay that President Hoover was coining east sometime soon but was unable to give a definite date Ridley who has been associated with the former president for years said he knew Mr Hoover had some personal matters to attend to in New York City and planned the journey for this dont know when this will he he added It may be three or four weeks or longer turn friends of his over to the kid napers and assist in negotiating huge ransom payments Factor sakl he refused such requests saying Id rather die first Factor said he sat up all of his first night in captivity and slept the next night in a vermin infested bed During all of his abduction per iod the witness said he never took off his shoes Since his release he haa been forced to wear special shoes and could do but little walk Turn to 1ftRf Column 31 100000 lowans to Pay Tax on Incomes DES MO1NER Jan 26 proximately 100000 lowans stand to pay Income tax under the pro posed tax hill passed hy the lowu house applying to persons with a year or better incomes Harold W Dale chief of the income tax division of the internal revenue bureau here estimated 5 Million Dollars Paid Beneficiaries DES MO1NES Jan 26 Beneficiaries nnd living policy holders of the Yeoman Mutual Life Insurance company were paid ap proximately 55000000 in 1033 A H Hoffman president announced in his annual message cli airman submitted the report of his liquor control committee and moved tli two bills returned to be made special order of business lCeonmirnd The committee 1 amendment and passage of state monopoly bill us pnsscd bv the house and returner the Hnr rington bill for private Klle of liquor without recommendation The upi cinl order applies to both biUrt More than two score amendment were proposed by the committee for the state monopoly biit but many of thsm are of a corrective or clar ifying nature Overriding a commitlee the sen ate placed three snmll loans bills on its calendar where hoy joinml the measure of Senator Lafe Hill to bring to four the number of such measures to be considered Indefinite Instpoiiemont The committee had recomnvemliil indefinite postponement of the three bills two senate and one houso measure dealing with small loans flnd Ihi rates but the senate re jected the report on motion of Sen ator Garritt Roelots Declaring tile question of small loans interest rates to be of vitnl important Senator Roclofs urged that the commiUtx recommendation he rejected so that all of the meis ures could he considernd on an cqunl footing pointing out Unit the Hill bill already was on the calendar As the senate debated the Beatly motion to defer action on tax revif ion until Monday morning Senator Valentine roferm to the promii oction of the liouse in passing UK Concrete Around Home THBItE arc many ivays tons concrete around the home adil attractiveness or usefulness Fcnci pnstK garden fixtures mail box standards gate posts walks ent rance drives storage tanks poul try houses bird haths sund boxes tennis are but a few suggestions offered in a handy reference book on concrete available to GlobeGazette If you are planning a spring spruce up campaign you will fiml Concrete Around tin Home rtn extremely useful booklet Mail cou pon below with cents to covei cost postage and handling Man Killed 2 Hurt in Headon Collision CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 28 Charles E Mudge Chicago insur ance representative was fatally in jured and three others hurt in iieadon collision between an auto mobile and a truck west of here Steel Firm Shows Profit After Long Operating at Loss NEW YORK Jan 20 lehem Steel corporation Thursday reported a profit of 5629671 for the quarter ended Dec 31 compared with a loss of in the third quarter of 1933 and loss of G72 in the final quarter of 1032 nft er all expenses including interest and provision for depletion and de I preciation Seek Son of New Jersey Mayor in Cedar Rapids VINELAND N J Jan 26 TJKnell had written n letter to him i Richard Dyer of Newfield N J a saying he was sorry he had left nnd that he had taken the cousin of Mayor G Vaughan Baknr of Newfield said today that Mayor Bakers son Jack C Baker missing Cornell university student had been located hy letters at Cedar Rapids Iowa Dyer said young Baker who is 18 years oltl and a junior at Cor nction be cause he wanted to get away for a while Baker was reported missing on Jan 10 Mayor Baker asked Cedar Rapids authorities to try to find the boy MiiMim City Information UurtMui Frederic J Hasklii Director n C I inclose cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet on Concrete Around the Home Name Street City Slate   

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