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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 28, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                IS M U t KEPT OF Mil WF I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 28 1934 TI1I8 PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 146 See Trouble forRainey May Go on His Own Blacklist if He Keeps Promise By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON March 28 Speaker Raincys socalled black list containing names of those who voted w r o n g on admin istration measures may come home to roost An ardent sil ver man the speaker recently permitted a vote in the house on the Dies bill pro viding for the foreign exchange of A rn e r i c an agricultural surplus products for silver The bill was passed with many votes to spare At the time he agreed to call up the Dies bill Rainey also promised proponents of the Fiesinger silver more if the house passed the Dies bill he would permit a vote on their pro posal Now it is indicated the adminis tration has no desire to see the house express itself on the Fiesin ger bill It is rumored that Speaker Rainey has been told so worked Democrats involved in the promise If he permits the vote will that place him in the category with oth ers on the wrong list Democrats Examined First The subcommittee of the house military affairs committea investi gating war department contracts according to those on the inside de liberately chose to start its inquiry by focusing the spotlight on the act ivities of the present administration Rogers of New Hampshire chair man of the subcommittee is cred ited with having the investigation reverse the usual procedure anc start at the end and work back to ifenidve tnatTepubllcansmlgBl raise the charge of partisanship and poli tics The strategy seems to have worked Democrats involved in the letting of war department contracts it is believed stand a good chance of getting a clean bill of health from the committee Rogers is now free to scrutinize contracts let under republican ad ministration without fear of having the charge of politics hurled at him or his committee Forego a Gag Democratic leaders in the house resisted the temptation to slap a rule on the administrations request for authority to negotiate reciproca trade agreements because they hac no wish to antagonize further thos opposed to gagging The last time they attempted to obtain such a rule the leaders were given a rather severe beating Thej didnt want to risk it again The presidents request is in line with democratic policy on the tariff House leaders believe they have the votes to grant it That being so they believed it wisest to let the bil be considered in the usual way with the democratic majority as suming full responsibility Struggle to Remove Heavy March Snow DETROIT March 28 jaobile rail and bus traffic contin ued to move slowly throughout southeastern Michigan and western Ontario today while men and ma chines struggled to clear away the heaviest March snowfall since 1895 Overexertion in shoveling snow re sulted in at least four deaths ROBINSON PLEADS WITH SENATE State Board Announces 11 Per Cent Cut in Taxes OVER 10 MILLION LESS ASSESSED FOR YEAR 1934 Levies Include State County School All Other Districts DES MOINES March 28 reduction of 1105 per cent or 081250 in taxes assessed in the en tire state of Iowa for in reported today by the state board of assessment and re view John W Foster senior member of the board who released the fig ures said the total taxes levied for all purposes in Iowa for 1933 pay able in 1934 were 581162514 against a total levied in 1932 payable 1933 of 912t37Bl These taxes include state county j school and all other taxing districts j in Iowa Mr Foster reported Valuation Difference Greater Adjusted actual valuation for taxing purposes of all real estate both farm land and town lots showed even greater percentage of reduction in 1933 as compaed to 1931 the last alternate years in which real estate was listed by as sessors The total adjusted value for ta purposes was in 1933 and 53100619322 in 1931 a differ ence of The difference represents a reduction of 2058 per cent in favor of 1933 The levy for maintenance of the state government also dropped considerably Mr Foster said The total assessed strictly for operating the state government in 1931 was The 1932 total was 7467082 and in 1933 it was out to 56607055 he said The figures cover not only the state government assessment against visible property but also moneys and credits Figures on Taxes Not Available Since assessors have not com pleted their work for this year fig ures on taxes levied and valuations arc not available Mr Foster said that real estate valuation totals for the various counties and for the state as a whole will be virtually the same in 1934 as in 1933 The percentage of reduction in tax valuations made in 1933 as com pared to 1931 was almost the same insofar as farm land and town lots were concened he reported Farm land valuation in 1931 117772921 valuation in 1933 51 883797536 Town lots valuation in 1931 5982 846398 valuation in 1933 5778813 842 In finally adjusted valuations the boards figures show the reduction in real property valuations for 1933 as compared to 1931 ranged from 1273 per cent in Black Hawk coun ty to 2262 in Cherokee county i Reductions in total tax assessed LITTLE TAMMANY WINS THOMAS J FENDERGAST DR A UOSS HILL Wea FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Wednesday night and Thursday probably some rain changing to snow slightly warmer in extreme southeast Weonesday night much colder Thursday and in north portion Wednesday night with moderate cold wave In north portion Thursday MINNESOTA Generally fair in extreme north possibly some snow in central and south por tions Wednesday night and Thursday much colder Wed nesday night cold wave colder Thursday In south and extreme cast LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 39 Minimum in Night 24 At 8 A JL Wednesday 28 for all and cents actually 1933 ranged from 105 per cent in Hancock coun ty and 108 in Webster county to 2277 in Davis county and 217S in Appanoose county Additional Relief Expected Iowas new threepoint tax law generally is expected to bring con siderable additional relief from the general property tax burden Pro viding a net personal income tax a business tax on corporations and a retail sales tax the measure the Ttim io Pace 9 Column J Pendergast Machine of Kansas City Victorious Drive of CitizenFu sionists Failure by Wide Margin KANSAS CITY March 2S CT Big Tom Pendergasts democratic machine rode through to overwhelm strained election marked by four killings scores of sluggtegs and machine gun terrorism A drive by citizenfusionists led by Dr A Ross Hill former Univer sity of Missouri president to oust Little Tammany from control of the city failed by a wide margin Hill running for mayor got only Sl749 votes against 141117 for the democratic incumbent Mayor Bryce B Smith on the face of un official complete returns Score Two Gains The fusionists scored two gains however They elected Frank H Backstrom and D S Adama to the council The Pendergast forces swept the six other council seats as well as to two municipal judgeships The total vote of 225000 smashed all records being greater even than the 1932 presidential vote The election day dead Deputy Sheriff Lee Flacy 35 slain by Invading gunmen near a precinct In which there was a fac tional democratic fight William Finley Negro democratic precinct captain shot in a gun fight with men who attacked a Negro democratic election judge P W Oldhara bystander fatally Mounded in the gun fight involving GET READY FOR BONOS MARGK Communist Officials Say About 3000 Men to Go From California SACRAMENTO Cal March 28 for a proposed new bonus march to Washington next week were announced today by Ed ward Weiman and William Barnett communist party officials They informed city and police of ficials approximately 3000 men would convene here over the week end for a three day convention pre paratory to the proposed march Barnett and Weiman said agita tion would be renewed for reopen ing of legislation for cash payment of the bonus to veterans They ex plained that no national veterans organizations was in any way con nected with the proposed march Flacy He died today Larry Cnppo wounded in the same fight also died today Reports of scores of sluggings poured into police stations Women were among the dozens injured Fu sionists said 10 men armed with guns and bats terrorized voters in the same district in which Deputy Flacy met his death Among those slugged was Justin D Bowersock a reporter for the Kansas City Star The paper offered 55000 for infor mation leading to the conviction of the attackers The tide of victory swung so con clusively to the Pendergast men al most from the start that early last night the Kansas City Star printed 1 an extra with the headlina I The machine sweeps in Charged Millions In Graft The fusionists composed of re publicans and democrat had ham mered away at Pendergast long time political boss They charged his forces made millions in graft prac ticed political racketeering and kept exconvicts on the police force Former Senator James A Reed democrat bounded out of retire ment to become the spearhead of the assault against the fusionists He charged that republicans beaten in previous elections were using the fusion movement as a mask to at tain power Laura Ingalls Takes Off on Flight to Rio PORTO ALEGRE Brazil March 28 Ingalls Unitec States flyer took off from here to day for Rio de Janeiro 600 mile away on her solo flight around South America AOTO BOARD TO HOLD MEETING TO LET CONTRACTS FOR 3 MONTH PERIOD Farley Says Temporary Pacts to Be Let in Next 3 Weeks WASHINGTON March 2S Temporary contracts with commer cial air lines to transport airmail for three months will be let within the next three weeks Postmaster General Farley made the announcement today following conferences yesterday with Presi dent Roosevelt Farley said No airmail company whose contract has been annulled for fraud and collusion may bid for a temporary contract Companies Barred He also barred any company which I has as any of its officers or di rectors any person who has entered nto or proposed to enter into any combination to prevent the making of competitive bids for carrying the nail or has made any agreemeul or given or performed or promised o give or perform any considera tion whatever to induce any other person not to bid for any other mail contract Advertisements for bids will bi sent out within the next day or two The bids are to be submitted within 15 days Successful bidders will b required to start operation within 30 days after obtaining contracts Be Held in Detroit on Thursday Morning WASHINGTON March 28 Leo Wolman chairman of the im partial board of adjudicate labor disputes in the automobile industry will leave Washington tonight for Detroit and intends to hold the first meeting of his group tomorrow morning Wolman paid a surprise visit to the capital after he had been un derstood to have gone direct to Detroit yesterday from New York He conferred with Secretary Perkins and NRA officials Wolman said it was not possible at this time to estimate how long the work of his board would take but he had arranged to drop all oth er activities for the present Will Not Resign He has not planned resigning he said as chairman of NRAs labor advisory committee but will leave it to be run by the remaining member ship with William Green president of the federation of labor as acting chairman Success of the new effort result tag from an agreement obtained by President Roosevelt between the manufacturers and labor unions will depend Wolmau said principal ly on cooperation from both sides The board is to pass upon all claims of discrimination and unjust discharges allegedly due to union membership and is to apportion rep resentation of the workers for col lective bargaining on the basis of membership in the A F of L union company unions and other groups To Meet In Detroit Nicholas Kelly Chrysler company attorney who is the industrial mem ber of the board was expected to leave New York tonight for De troit The labor member Richarc Byrd of Pontiac Mich will meet Wolman and Kelly tomorrow at the state NRA offices in Detroit Arrangements for permanenl headquarters will be made later The railway wage dispute ap peared unchanged following a two hour conference by labor with Joseph B Eastman leaders federal The airmail has beentransporter for several weeks by the army fol lowing cancellation of contract with private companies The tern porary contracts will be employe pending enactment of permanen airmail legislation Farley said Bids will be invite under the existing law which au thorizes the postmaster general t make temporary contracts for cat Tying the mails Will Specify Route The advertisement will specif the route upon which bids will b asked and under the law the bid der will not be permitted to bid higher rate than was being paid fo airmail service over the route whe the airmail contracts were can celled he added The department said bids woul be invited for temporary servic over 15 routes including Newark via Cleveland Toledo Chicago Moline Iowa City De Moines Omaha Lincoln Grand Is land North Platte Cheyenne Den ver Rock Springs Salt Lake City Elko Reno Sacramento San Fran cisco to 2900 miles Must Be Keorgunlzed The postoffice department ex plained in order to bid for tempor ary airmail contracts Companie which formerly held contracts mus reincorporate and reorganize in 01 der to be eligible Officials sai they had no information on this ye Companies whose contracts wer annulled were American Airways Inc Nationa Air Transport Inc Western Ai Express Inc Boeing Air Transpor Inc Pacific Air transport North west Airways Inc Kohler Avia tion corporation Pennsylvania Ai Lines Inc Eastern Air Transpor Inc National Parks Airways nc United States Airways Inc Trans Continental and Western Air Inc Only Technical Adviser Farley said Charles A Lindberg lom to Pane 9 Column 4 coordinator of transportation Eastman refused comment beyonc saying there was a lengthy discus sion of the proposals previously made and that he would see the rail road managers this afternoon Confer on Plans for Conservation Camp DES MOINES March 28 Gov Clyde Herring and Prof G B McDonald state CCC director con ferred here today on plans for the conservation camp at Maquoketa Orders to close the camp were can celled after a strong protest had been lodged by Maquoketa business men and Jackson county farmers CARPENTER GETS 540 YEAR TERN Dillingers Double Plead Guilty to Robbery of Byron Bank ROCHESTER Minn March 2 D Carpenter known a John Dillingers double toda pleaded guilty to a first degree ro bery charge and was sentenced to to 40 years in prison Officers said he confessed holdin up the Byron Minn State bank year ago Carpenter had been suspected c participation in the recent ban holdups at Sioux Falls S Dak an Mason City Iowa but Minnesota o ficials discounted this belief MAIOTIS BOUND FOR RUMANIA WITH ONE PASSENGER ABOARD ISTANBUL March 28 S Maiotis believed to be carry g Samuel Insull Sr passed the arbor of Istanbul at p in to ay without stopping and started oward the Black sea through the osphorus The Maiotis signaled a Turkish olice motorboat controlling Istan ul harbor that she was enroute to umania with a cargo consisting of no passenger Police signalled back that she wa ree to pass thrpugh the Bosphorus md the phantom ship whose had been a ten daj nystery steamed into the stormj Jack sea May Let Insull Land BUCHAREST March 2S New expectations that Samuel In ull Sr now reported proceeding y ship through the Bosporus night be permitted to land on Ru manian soil were aroused here to ay by a mysterious change in the attitude of the Rumanian govern Ticnt While heretofore a petition o nsulls attorneys had been flatl ejected and precautions had been aken to prevent him landing at Rumanian port vigilance was re axed this afternoon and in semi official quarters it was explainc hat there is no extradition treatj vith the United States The American legation has mad no contact with the government i connection with Insull since tli S S Maiotis aboard which Insull i supposed to be traveling passe irough the Dardanelles this morn ing Martin Insull Taken Back to Chicago to Face Fraud Charge DETROIT March 28 rip from Toronto delayed while United States immigration boar declared him a person likely to b come a public and there fore subject to deportation Marti J Insull this afternoon resumed h to Chicago to face charge growing out of the collapse of tl vast Insull Utilities empire Study Revamping NRA Code Price Control Devices Special Committee of Four Named by President Roosevelt WASHINGTON March 2S Revampingof NRA code price con Roosevelts PanyBoards Yacht Sails Preserves Silence on House Defeat of Vets Veto JACKSONVILLE Fla March 2S Roosevelt sailed out 0 open sea today for a weeks va cation from the cares of office The familiar white yacht Nour mahal of Vincent Astor weighed anchor at and pointed down he St Johns river for the ocean Standing by the rail Mr Roose ilt waved his hat in response to a rousing farewell from a crowd on tc dock His eldest son James was by bis side Guests at Dinner The president was accompanied o Jacksonville by Gov Dave Sholtz 3eorge D Hills Jacksonville and H C Duncan Tavares They wore quests at dinner with Mr Roosevelt ast night aboard his special train The party went immediately to the yacht nftcr the train was halted just outside the terminal station icre at Preparations had been made to sail at once Determined Silence The president preserved a de termined silence today about thi house defeat of his veto on veter ans and federal pay Apparently al his thoughts were on vacation Before he pulled out of Washing ton last night for his long planncc fishing trip he had a short tall with Senator Byrnes of South Car olina who is in charge of the dis puted bill and Postmaster Genera Farley chairman of the democrat national committee Then he slue out his jaw and kept his vacatio engagement MANAGER DIES Operator of Hanford for 1 Years Succumbs in Wisconsin Frank C Gaylord 54 former manager of the Hotel Hauford die at the home of his sisterinlaw Mrs H Gates at Plymouth Wis abou 2 oclock Wednesday morning Mr and Mrs Gaylord had left Frida for Wisconsin on a long vacation accompanied by their son Earl student at Iowa State college Mrs Gaylord was with Mr Ga lord at the time of his death Tb son had returned to Iowa State col lege at Ames and Mr Gaylords daughter June is attending school ii Mason City For the past several months Mr Gaylord had been in ill health and it was in an effort to re URGES SUPPORT OF ROOSEVELTS VETS BILL VETO Galleries Packed After House Overrides Veto by 31072 Vote WASHINGTON March 27 enator Robinson the democratic eader attempted to rally adminis ration forces in the senate today o uphold President Roosevelts veto veterans appropriations with au ssertion that the government hould not discriminate against a itizen because he did not wear a miform A twothirds majority of those mswering the roll call is required o puss the independent offices bill iver the veto The house yesterday overrode the veto by a 310 to 72 The democratic chieftain followed Senator Cutting R N Mex who urged the senate to override the eto JacUcd Galleries Listtn To packed galleries listening to jie debate fully realizing that the HOW IOWANS VOTED WASHINGTON March 28 roll call of Iowns on the house vote to override the prcsidcrts veto of the independ ent offices appropriations bill Democrats voting to override Jacobscn Wearin and Willford Republicans voting to over lide Dowcll Gilchrist and Thurs ton Democrats voting against overriding Eicher Blermann was announced as paired gainst veto andGillettewasnot listed as voting verdict hung upon a few votes inson shouted Every citizen is expected to yield his service to his country when it is imperriied One vho went to a concentra tion camp to prepare for service at the front is not to be discriminated against but is not to get any priv ilege denied to any other citizen who did his part but did not wear a uni form he added Robinson said the issue presented a conflict of view that cannot be accounted for solely on the ground of sympathy for or lack of sympa thy for the veteraus Takes Sharp Issue It is not just as some have at tempted to do to place the presi dent in the attitude of not compre hending or of failing to demonstrate a sense of justice or of patriotic rec ognition of the gallantry of thosu Turn TURK 9 Column fit Wallace Roper and far trol devices under administration gain his health that he had planned impetus will be considered by a spe the vacation cial cabinet committee of four newly named by President Roose velt In the absence of the president from the city officials were reticent concerning the development other than to acknowledge that such a roup had been set up It consists of Attorney General Cummings and Secretaries Perkins Decide on Policies The committee has met so only to study approaches to the problem and to what extent there should be definite policies It was pointed out that methods of price control permitted under NRA have been characterized by opponents as monopolistic and as likely to result in higher prices The extent to which such contentions are justified is to be a subject for the inquiry In Capital Goods Meanwhile in the general pur suance of the administrations goal Roper told reporters today the key to the employment situation is in the capital goods industries Commenting upon the necessity of absorbing CWA workers the sec retary said reports indicate a large potential demand for capital goods The secretary said it was neces sary to end such emergency organ izations as CWA as soon as possible START NRA SHAKEUP By JAMES COPE 1H3I by The Associated Press WASHINGTON March complete shakenp of NRA trans forming it finally into a machine to administer the nearly 400 coded Tam to rafre 9 Column Mr Gaylord had been manager of the local hotel for the past 11 years coming here from Davenport He was prominent in local organiza tions having been a member of the Rotary club the Elks lodge the ihamber of Commerce and the Country club Funeral services for Mr Gaylord will be conducted Friday afternoon at Sheboygan Wis Burial will be at Sheboygan Mr Gaylord is sur vived by his wife a son Earl and a daughter June Government Airmail Ownership Urged by FarmerLabor Group Paraguayan Forces Win Great Victory ASUNCION Paraguay March 28 UP government reported today that the Paraguayan army had won its greatest victory since December in the war with Bolivia seizing ap proximately 1000 prisoners and great quantities of supplies in tht CanadaTarija sector of the western Chaco Famous Places in U S A ST PAUL March 28 Adopt g a block of resolutions including one demanding government own ership of the airmail the two day in NEW GlobeGazette service booklet is just off the press j Famous Places in the United I States takes you swiftly to 49 famous historical the first building which William Pcnn entered in America to Plymouth Rock where the storm tossed Pil grims set foot upon the soil of tbo New World to Kitty Hawk field the lonely spot in North Carolina where the Wright brothers first soared in a flying machine farmerlabor state convention moved towards its climax today While the platform committee was putting final touches on planks calling for higher tax rates in cer tain classifications relief for the farmer through control of markets and state health accident and un employment insurance the cnnvcn tion adopted other measures em bracing I Demands for direct election of I federal judges Condemning state departments which order employes to refrain from politics Indorsement of the sixhour day There is such a scene of rich his torical associations for every state and the District of Columbia In close 10 cents to cover cost hand ling and postage Use this coupon Gospel Song Writer Dies PORTLAND Ore March 28 Frank A Brock 79 author of gospel songs died here last night The Mnson City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Huskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for Famous Places in the United States Name Street City StateTV fMall t Washington P CJ   

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