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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E HEM T 0 F I f North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home OME EDITION 1HE NEWSPAlEU THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL FIVE CENT8 A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 8 1934 THIS PAFEU COiNtSTS OF TWO SECTIONS SKCTION ONE NO 129 Has Fame in First Term Cummings Had His Answer Ready on Beet Sugar By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON March 8 hasnt been often in this congress thata member of the first termer in partic had the good fortune which has come to Representative Fred Cummings of Colorado Cummings elected to the house two years ago for the first time drew an as signment on the very important committee on agriculture There appeared before his com mittee a few days ago a man by the name of A J S Weaver from the AAA to discuss the question of sugar quotas Mr Cummings sets forth in his official biography for the congres sional directory that he was active in the formation of the Mountain States Beet Growers Marketing as sociation has been president or vice president since its incorporation about 15 years ago and has been closely identified with economic pol icies affecting the sugar beet in dustry With Repercussions When Witness Weaver came be fore the agriculture committee to discuss sugar quotas therefore Cummings was all sat for him And when Witness Weaver made the statement If further expansion of the industry beet sugar is con tinued the United States will be saddled possibly forever with a high cost industry which is not a fair thing to contemplate for con sumers Cummings went into ac tion lie asked thit give us kind ofslioliia the arm iis out of businesswhile we are partly un conscious That interrogation made in com mittee probably has had as wide repercussions as any made on Capi tol Hill in this congress President Takes Hand Vandenberg of Michigan a sena tor from the third ranking beet sugar producing state aired the whole thing on the floor of the sen ate and in characteristic fashion branded the whole affair as an other of those situations in which we are asked to subscribe our blind faith to one of those alphabetical commissars who now rule our life and livelihood President Roosevelt after an anx ious if not indignant bunch of sen ators and representatives had called on him at the white house called the department of agriculture him self in their presence to give them reassurance that he was sympa thetic lOWAlCCCAMPS NOT TO DISBAND 4500 Men in 22 Camps to Have Work for Another Six Months DSS MOINES March 8 Iowas 4500 civilian conservation corps workers will continue in the 22 sUte campsfor another six months Governor Herring an nounced late yesterday Roben Fechner national director of the CCC work which is a federal new deil project assured him that the amps will be continued toe goverior said The statt is expected to enact the 5100000 coiservation board appro priation necssary to buy materials and equipmeit for the work The corps is expected to under take extensile lake and forestry projects this spring Millions of trees will be panted under the pro gram as yet nly tentatively de cided FORECAST IOWA General fair Thurs day night and Fiflay no de cided change in teiperature MINNESOTA Smcwhat un settled Thursday nijit and Fri day colder Thursda night ex cept in extreme soutl portions LOCAL STATTTICS GlobeGazette weatheifigures for 24 hour period ending a 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 25 Minimum in Night 8 At 8 A M Thursday 37 BEER BILL GETS FINAL APPROVAL Fairy Tale Romance Made G 0 P CANDIDATE Roosevelt Airmail Proposal Called Impractical AIRCRAFT FIRM OFFICIAL TALKS TO SENATE BODY Tells of Loans He Made to Postoffice Official During 1930 WASHINGTON March S Paul Henderson vice president of United Aircraft and Transport Cor poration testified before the senate airmail investigating committee to day that he had loaned in 1930 to Chase C Gove deputy sec ond assistant postmaster general under W Irving Glover Henderson previously had termed impractical President Roosevelts proposals for retdm of the airmail to provide carriers under new terms Henderson said in the last year or tvf he had destroyed the notes evi denirng the loans totaling 10000 Close Personal Friend Gove he said was a close per sonal friend of long standing He told me he had been gam bling in the stock market with all the money he had in the world Henderson explained Meanwhile the New York Curb exchange agreed to furnish the sen ate banking committee a list of sell ers of air company stocks prior to cancellation of the airmail con tracts and Chaiman McKellar of the senatepOE toff ice committee told ies whoae mail contracts were can celled would have to undergo a thorough houaefcleahmg if they ex pected to receiveany contractsun der President Roosevelts program Would Take Tear Asked about the feasibility of a six months qualification period for mail bidders as proposed by the president Henderson asserted at least a year would be required to build up a smoothrunning organi zation Even at that men would have to be employed from old companies Senate and house committees has tened to whip into bill form the oresidents suggestion for the re turn of the mails to private car riers on the basis of honest pay ment for honest service Avoid Past Evils The president in a letter dispatch ed suddenly to the capitol last night suggested speed in letting new con tracts And to avoid evils of the past he proposed these ideals for legislation Competitive bidding for contracts not to exceed three years with fix ed maximum compensation cancel lation as a penalty for noncompeti tive agreements and a six months qualifying period after contracts are awarded He proposed that future handling of airmail routes and pay be placed with the interstate commerce com mission and that a ban be estab lished against companies with sub sidiary connections He also would rule out the transfer or sale of con tracts and excessive salaries or con tracts Subject for Debate One suggestion appeared certain today to be surrounded by consid erable debate Mr Roosevelt said Obviously also no contract should be made with any companies old or new any of whose officers were party to the obtaining of for mer contracts under circumstances which were clearly contrary to good faith and public policy Republican opponents of the con tract cancellation have contended private contractors had no hearings to establish their individual guilt or innocence on these points Both Tenn and Representative Mead D N chairmen of the senate and house postoffice committees Turn to rase 4 Column 7 True by Princes Wedding Grandson of Swedish King and Commoner Married LONDON March 8 ro mance like a fairy tale of fiction came true today with the wedding at noon of Sigvard prince of Swe den Duke of Uppland and grandson of the Swedish king to the beautiful Fraulein Erika Patzek 22 year old daughter of a Berlin industrialist In taking his commoner bride at a registry office in the heart of busy London the 26 year old Lennart his his princely rights for a romantic union with the girl of his dreams No Carillon of Bells Instead of a carillon of bells peal ing for their wedding in the ancient capital of the prines royal forefa thers Sigvard and his bride had chattering song birds in a little park outside and a sea of smiling faces in a sympathetic throng to welcome them on their wedding day Obviously happy the two were wed by the marrying superinten dent of the registry office aided the assistant registrar Two Sentences to Say The ceremony was of only a few minutes duration Each had only two sentences to say Both smiled nervously as they drove up to the registry office in a big limousine for the ceremony Erika was wearing a smart navy blue tailored costume with a hat to match and a spray of lovely white orchids on one of the lapels of her coat Tomorrow will leave for a trip Italian Riviera Assured Ample Income CANNES March Gustaf of Sweden here enjoying the sun of the Riviera is ready to as sure his grandson Prince Sigvard an ample income despite the loss of his royal right by his marriage to a German commoner today A court personage said the king may restore him to nobility despite the marriage Sigvard automatically lost his princely rank and right to the succession to the throne under the Swedish constitution the mo ment he exchanged the marriage vow with the commoner The indulgent grandfather how ever is expected to give him the title of Count of Solliden although until that happens the prince is just plain Mr Bernadotte King Gustaf maintained silence regarding his feelings if any on the marriage Deprived of Royal Rights STOCKHOLM March 8 Prince Sigvard son of the crown prince having married a German commoner in London against the will of King Gustaf was deprived today of his royal rights and the title of Prince of Sweden Notice of this action was served formally by the cabinet and the marshal of the royal house in solemn proceedings consummated when similar notices delivered to the parliament and to the crown prince The prince will henceforth be known officially as Mr Sigvard Bernadotte J A NELSON OF DECORAHTORUN FOR STATE POST PRINCE SIGVARD NAVY CONTRACT CHARGES DENIED Report Submitted to House Investigating Group for Approval WASHINGTON March 8 The navy and its airplane and en rice on inese pomis gine malter were freed of charges Senator McKellar D of collusion Drofiteerinein 1 Settlement Calls Off Impending Strike on Northwestern Road CHICAGO March S nouncement that a satisfactory set tlement of differences had been ef fected dispelled an impending strike of employes of the Chicago and North Western railroad The 13 unions involved had threatened to strike because they charged the road had refused to consider a list of 512 matters in dispute Railroad and union officials joined in an nouncing the settlement j of collusion and profiteering in a report handed to a house investiga ting committee today for approval Written as the result of weeks of investigating naval aviation affairs in which Hoover administration of ficials were called the report said that since 1926 The profits made by contractors from navy airplane business have been moderate and reasonable It added later There is no evidence of collusion between contractors or between contractors and naval officials The report was submitted by Rep resentative Delaney D N to the investigating subcommittee of which he is chairman If approved by that group it will be handed for adoption to the full house naval committee No change in the method the navy uses for purchasing planes was pro posed Johnson Calls in Industrialists to Help Draft Plans Employment Meetings Held AfterOutline of Drive by NRA Chief By JAJVIES COPE majority WASHINGTON March 8 Gen Hugh S Johnson took a new step today in his drive for reem ployment The NRA chief sum moned two select industrial com mittes to help him work out a pro gram for making more jobs This he did after closing the first code authority assembly with a sharp announcement that enforce ment of blue eagle rules will be tightened up I have been too gentle You aint seen nothing yet he as serted last night 12 Men Each To draft his new plan Johnson asked the code authorities of the heavy goods industries and of the consumer goods groups to select 12 men each today He aimed for something concrete to announce to the public by the weekend if possible But he prom ised weeks of continuing effort to round out a complete scheme The blue eagle chieftain closed the industrial gathering last night with a speech which coupled an energetic appeal to play the game with a declaration that in many industries there is no excuse for ducking his 10 per cent hour shortening plan To Enforce Act Then he paired a disclaimer of dictatorial intentions towards in dustry with three earnest warnings Under specific orders from the president we are reorganizing to enforce the penal sections of the act he said first The other warnings were in sub stance as follows That the country faces this spring the worst epidemic of strikes in our history that company unions in 99 out of 100 cases involve il legal interpositions by employers Drops All Hesitation That with the recent supreme court decision upholding the New York emergency milk law the ad ministration has dropped all hesi tation and is ready to use the power of the industrial law to the limit if opposition forces it Johnson let Donald Richberg general counsel of NRA present the last point in a preliminary speech which in nonlegal lan guage presented sweeping impli cations of the decision Constitution halls three thousand or so occupants were hushed and attentive as the counsel after ex plaining drawled Looong Way Home Attorney Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Iowa DECORAH March A Nel son local attorney and lifelong resi dent of Winneshiek county today formally announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor subject to the republican primary election in June Mr Nelson lias been active in local political and civic life for many years and has a widespread ac quaintance in the fourth district by reason of his campaign for repre sentative in congress conducted against the late G N Haugen some eight years ago I do not enter the contest said Mr Nelson with a platform I do not believe an expression in this re gard would be wise or expedient The party takes care of that Per sonally 1 believe that if a man de sires to affiliate with a party in seeking office he should stand by it and not seek to run it or apolo gize for being a republican Government by Party We are a government by party Certain individuals have jumped the fence temporarily but they will be back to that old tradition Party politics must be clean and peoples dispositions must be right Public opinion rules as expressed by the I believe ina government of the people by the people and tor the people I am opposed to lobbying for selfish interests but believe thai it is the duty of the people to assisl their chosen representatives to work out reforms that will save to the people rights of property liberty and protection I believe in the best education we can afford for the growing genera tion and enlightment on subjects of government for all people Politi cal leadership should not be con trolled within groups but should be meted out so that younger men may have opportunity to perform service and receive the experience necessary to qualify them for higher and more responsible leadership in state and national affairs Highway Regulation Our trunk highways should be regulated and patrolled and our na tural resources guarded so as to avoid waste and useless destruction Crime must be curbed and abol ished Law enforcement officials high and low must step up and do their duty or step down and give place to those who will enforce the law Politics in this regard is not the criterion Courage and corn Turn to Paice 4 Column 4 URGES ACTION ON TARIFF ACT Hull Says Move Necessary If U S Is to Share in World Trade WASHINGTON March 8 Presidential authority to negotiate reciprocal tariffs with other nations was described today by Secretary Hull as necessary if the United States is to regain any large por tion of its lost foreign trade Hull urged the house ways and means committee to vote quick ap proval of the administration propos ed legislation to give the chief exe cutive that power Unless the president is given au thority to deal with the existing great emergency on a parity with that exercised by the executive de partments of so many other govern ments for purposes of negotiating and carrying into effect trade agreements Hull said it will not be practicable nor possible for the United States to pursue with any And that should sink a loong j degree of success the proposed pol way home I want to submit it to the particular attention of some eminent counsel who come around and say they will cancel their codes if they dont get just what they want It may that act doesnt lie in their power Johnson backed that warning with a few preliminary snaps at in dustrial bourbons who forget that the old order changeth But the keynote of his address was a conciliatory exhortation for Turn Fajrc 4 Column 4i icy of restoring our tional trade lost interna Suspend Strike Plans in Automobile Plants DETROIT March 8 mobile assembly lines moved for ward smoothly today while thou sands of warkers suspended strike plans They awaited the outcome of next Wednesdays conference of the national labor board at Washington J A NELSON Clark Upheld in Report of Senate Insurance Group Statement Made in Report on House Resolution for Probe DBS MOINES March S The senate insurance committee in a report onfile today advised the senate that it had found no evi dence of misconduct on the part ot State Insurance Commissioner E W Clark The committee also reported that alleged irregularities in connection with the merger of the Modern Bro therhood of America of Mason City and the Independent Order of For esters of Toronto Can were un known to the commissioner when he approved the merger 8 Members Dissent The senate set Friday at 2 p m for taking up the question as a spe cial order of business on motion of Senator Irving Knudson Three members of the committee Senators Shangle Miller and Schmidt today introduced a minor ity report dissenting from the re port of some of the members of the committee They also asked that their report which was termed con current resolution No 8 be adopted The committees statement pre faced its return to the senate with out recommendation of a house resolution for an investigation of the state insurance department The house had adopted the resolution by a vote of 82 to 13 Knudson Signs Report Senator Irving H Knudson chair man of the senate committee signed the report after it had been adopted by the committee The report follows Mr Your committee on insurance to which was referred house concur rent resolution No 8 has had the resolution under advisement begs leave to report That the committee has heard parties favoring the adoption of the resolution and also heard Insurance Commissioner E W Clark make statements in regard to the same and your committee finds No Misconduct Shown 1 That insofar as this committee is able to ascertain at this time there has been no evidence of mis conduct on the part of the Iowa in surance commissioner or the Iowa insurance department 2 That insofar as this committee is able to ascertain at this time the alleged irregularities in regard to the merger or reinsurance of the Modem rotherhood of America by the Independent Order of Foresters of Canada matters unknown to the Iowa insurance commissioner or his department until months af ter tilt authorization of the merger by the Iowa insurance commissioner Funds of I O F 3 That insofar as this committee is able to ascertain at this time the alleged payments of sums ol money by the Independent Order of Foresters of Canada to a Chi cago brokerage firm a part o which sums are alleged to have been distributed to different parties who at the time of the merger were officers of the Modern Brotherhoot of America were made from the funds belonging solely to the salt Independent Order of Foresters of Canada 4 That insofar as this committee Turn to tvajre 4 Cufumji 4 Seven State Officers Out to Hold Jobs Herring and Six Demo Aides Announced as Candidates DES MOINES March 8 Gov Clyde L Herring and the six other democratic state officials in a oint statement today announced heir candidacies for renomination n the June primaries The officials heads of the major state departments in addition to the governor are Lieut Gov Nels Kra schel Auditor Charles W Storms Treasurer Leo J Wegman Mrs Alex Miller secretary of state At torney General Edward L OCon nor and Secretary of Agriculture Ray Murray The economy record of the pres ent state administration and its cooperation with and support of the Roosevelt program will be stressed in their campaign for places on the party ticket it was indicated Work Togetner Their campaign which will prob ably be conducted jointly will have as its third point the legislative pro gram carried out under the Herring administration It had been generally understood that all seven of the state officials would seek second terms and the democratic state central committee a recent meeting in DCS Moines adopted a resolution endorsing them Announcement of the candidacies however served to bring into the CLYDE L HECEING GOVERHOIZ HOUSE REJECTS AMENDMENTS TO COUNTYPAYACT Both Branches Speed Up to Get Legislative Session Over DES MOINES March S The Iowahouse of representatives today by a vote of 75 to 29 ap proved senate amendments to the new beer bill which will permit sale of beer of 4 per cent alcoholic con tent by weight and otherwise lib eralize the present law The house action put the finiah ng touch on this measure which when engrossed will be ready for the governors signature Representative Zylstra of Sioux protested the senate allocation of from beer permits He of fered an amendment providing that n counties having cities of 10000 or more 75 per cent of the permit fees would accrue to the issuing city and 25 per cent to the county Ketain AH Ilevemie In counties having cities of lesser population the fees would be set on i fiftyfifty basis The senate amendment provides that in coun ics having cities of 10000 or more he city retains all of the revenue in other countiea the fiftyfifty basis prevails Those voting against concurrence n the senate amendments were Avery Botha Bowers Dole Doran Durant Elliott Ellsworth Felter Fletcher Foster Gissell Hook Hultman Lichty Lookingbill Stra chery McKinnon McClean Mill home Peak Schroeder Speidel SlwizeL Zylstra NELSON G KRASCHEL LIEUT COVERNOK ME5ALEX MILLER SECRETARY OF STATE CHARLES W STORMS STATE AUDITOR LEO J WEGMAN TREASURER OF STATE GAY MUBEAY SECRETARY OF AOKICULTURE EDWARD L OCONNOR ATTORNEY GENERAL Absent or not voting were BM wick Koch Mitchell Porter Refuse to Concur By a tie vote of 53 to 53 the house refused to concur in the con ference report to the senate bill which would increase the salaries of deputy county officials to 70 per cent from 60 per cent of the salar ies of their principals The senate adopted the report 35 to 1 and the house action means the appointment of a new conference committee The house also defeated by the tie vote of 53 to 53 the attempt of Representative Dressen of Craw ford to reconsider the vote by which the members yesterday defeated 49 to 47 the senate bill to increase sal aries of members of the board of assessment and review from 3600 to 4SOO annually On General Bills An attempt to withdraw from sifting committee the bill to repeal deficiency judgments failed as the senate continued work on general bills in its last minute rush to dis pose of pending measures before ad journment The bill which Senator Klemme asked he taken from committee and considered by the senate would strike from the law the provision for general executions in cases where the mortgaged property does not sell for sufficient to satisfy a judgment The bill had been passed by the house but the senate refused to take it from committee TwoThirds Vote An effort by Senator Frank Coy kendall to withdraw from the sift ing committee the bill to permit Torn to Pnjre 4 Culnmn 2 Handy Letter Writer open the democratic primary cam paign which has been marking tinn while the races in the republicai party were getting under way in th last few weeks United Front The united front of the incum bents was expected to be a deter rent to other members of the party who might have considered compet ing for the party nomination to out of the various posts Party official have been quoted as saying they did not anticipate serious primarj contests against the second term as pirants The phases of the democratic ad ministration 10 be covered particu larly in its campaign was given as follows First they will stress their co operation with and hamonious uup fTurn to IaKf 4 Column 6 FROM the announcement of a birth to death condolences the life of man is filled with occasions for let ter writing Engagement congratu lations wedding invitations the ac quisition of a godchild deaths in the family invitations to parties to dinners to dances to weekends acceptances and regrets bread and butter letters letters of introduc tion letters of application to say nothing of those allimporant love letters to the whole span of life with its joys and sorrows necessitates some form or another of correspondence Xou will find extremely useful the ex cellent booklet Handy Letter Writer Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Hnsltln Director Washington D C Name City State Mall to Washington D C   

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