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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 3, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                E B nil UEM A ij C H T OF I Q iV A r F S M 1 I H C I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home TUB NEWSlAlBK THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBOKS ME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 3 1934 THIS PAPIiK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 177 lowans in Washington Teeth Cause Delay in Patronage Problems TAX BILL SENT TO WHITE HOUSE May 3 latest addition to that vaguely de fined but much discussed g o v ernmental group known as the brain trust has made its appear ance at the trea sury At least the group of treas ury officials who I gather with Sec retary Morgen thau every morn ing of the week for a conference which usually lasts from 30 minutes to an hour has been so designated Newsmen assigned to cover the treasury havent been able to find out what transpires at these regu lar morning conferences Their best guess is that current and future pol icies are threshed out Certainly the brains of the de partment are present A roll cal would disclose such names as the following Secretary Morgenthau Herman Oliphant general conusel to the sec retary Herbert Gaston in chargi of pressrelations William H Me Reynolds administrative assistan to the secretary and T Jefferson Coolidge recently appointed under secretary Treasury Revamped There was a time when the treas ury was probably the most decen tralized department of governmen in Washington Since Morgenthai took control however it has be come just the reverse Where in former days the tary remained aloof almost apar from personal contact with his va rious bureaus and their chiefs Mor gentbau has a fairly good ide o everything going on in the depart ment chiefs1 from tie collector fit the bu reau ol internal revenue to the chie of the secret service The problems of each bureau ar canvassed and talked over Thes weekly meetings are much the sam as the executive of a big busines concern would have with his subor dinates Kooscvclt Band Seen An excellent example of how Mo oenthau goes in for this sort o thing is the recent meeting he ha here with collectors of internal rev enus from all over the countrj There plans were made to launc an intensive campaign to collei back taxes owed the government Many profess to see1 the hand o President Roosevelt in this newly organized treasury efficiency It wouldnt be far wrong perhaps to say that Mr Roosevelt is his own 1 secretary of the treasury Certainly his hand has been clearly evident in all policies pursued by that depart ment thus far in his administration And this mucli is known too Mr Roosevelt has a standing weekly luncheon date at the white house with Secretary Morgenthau Usual ly its Monday at 1 oclock and treasury problems are discussed as they lunch around the presidents wide flattop desk in the executive offices Herring Welcomes 2000 to Farm Holiday Meet APPLAUDED FOR STAND ON COST OF PRODUCTION io Declares Wallace Not Qualified for His Post DES MOINES May 3 lyde L Herring of Iowa welcomed 2000 members of the Farmers Holi day association in their national convention here today with a stand for cost of production The Iowa ex ecutive was cheered and ap plauded when in the opening ad dress of the con vention pressed he ex Jiimself Milo Reno in favor of cost of production for farm products Governor Her ring referred to a telegram he sent President Roosevelt six months ago in which he had supported cost of production prices one of the basic demands of Farmers Holi day association Let us all work together to fur ther our own interests the gover nor said I am sure we can do so Welcome at Statehonse Several delegations here to at tend coming over to the statehouse to day to see me I want you to know Kingdom of Yemen Falls to Ibn Sand Imam Reported Slain British Send Ships to Arabia LONDON May 3 Saud ruler of Saudi Arabia was reported today to have crushed the ancient kingdom of Yemen captured Hodei dah and sunk armed ships in Hbdeidah harbor with his modern ized army artillery The Iman of Yemen ruler of the country was reported assassinated by a revolutionary outbreak The British government moved rapidly to protect its nationals and British property and to prevent any organized uprising of Arabians Warships Dispatched Warships including the sloop Penzance were dispatched to the area H M S Enterprise a cru sader was ordered from Mombasa East Africa to Aden in southwest Arabia The situation in Arabia was re garded with grave concern by the British government France and Italy which possesses colonies at the southern end of the Red sea also may become involved it was said The war between Ibn Said and the Imam has been carried on for months beginning as a small bor der dispute and sweeping to todays apparent climax Far Beyond Objective On April 12 Ibn Saud specified that he would give Yemen peace in return for the surrender of the mountaineous border strip but to days reports showed his armyhad carried far beyond that objective British quarters said they feared TWO ARMED MEN HOLD UP EVERLY BANK OF Bandits Accompanied by 2 Women Who Wait Outside in Car EVERLY May 3 armed bandits at p m today robbed the Farmers Trust branch here of 2000 and escaped in a Ford tour ng cur The bandits accompanied by two women who waited outside in the car entered the bank and asked Manager Owen Goodspeed for some change As he turned around one of he men said Its a stickup Goodspeed Bertha Hoist steno grapher and H C Clark a custom er were hustled into the vault and the bandits proceeded to rifle the War Upon Crime Russian Crown Jewel Display Refused by Soviet Government MOSCOW May 3 so viet government today refused the request of the Chicago Century of Progress to send the Russian crown jewels there for exhibition this sum mer It was made clear that the Bol shevik officials were unwilling to trust such historic valuables beyond the borders of Russia that you are welcome at all times over there as long as I am there Arnold Gilberts Wisconsin holi day association president responded to the address of welcome I want to assure the governor that we appreciate his splendid wel come to us here today he said He has at no time nor has anyone in Des Moines ever had an opportun ity to welcome a more patriotic group This organization stands oppos ed to any group that tries to de stroy the constitution of the United States Gilberts also was applauded by the delegates whose numbers in creased steadily as the convention got under way he might be inspired to extend his power alongall Arabic peoples east of Egypt It was regarded as certain that Great Britain would continue hei ancient policy of protecting her citizens wherever they might be and the British empire interests are strong in Arabia 20 States Attend Delegates were listed from 20 states and Saskatchewan Can The states were Montana North Da kota South Dakota Minnesota Wisconsin Iowa Nebraska Kan sas Missouri Oklahoma New Mex ico Texas Maryland New York Massachusetts New Jersey Indiana and Ohio Milo Reno of Des Moines na tional president who presided read telegrams from Governor Langer of North Dakota the Rev Charles E Coughlin of Royal Oak Mich and j Morris E DeWolf of Spencer as j suring the convention that they were enroute to Des Moines DeWolf who was cited several weeks ago by the national code au Tiirn to 0 Column 2 Wea Hf FORECAST fOWA Unsettled Thursday night and Friday showers probable Slightly cooler in northwest portion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Thursday night nnd Friday probably showers In south por tion and Friday in northwest cooler in east warmer in ex treme northwest Thursday night rising temperature Fri day in northwest LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2i hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum 82 Minimum in Night 57 At R A M 6Z Rainfall 03 of an Incli Thursday morning brought the first measurable rainfall to Mason II City since April the opening week of FARM PROBLEM KEY TO RECOVERY Baruch Believes It Will Not Be Solved by Slashing Production WASHINGTON May 3 Bernard M Baruch financier and adviser to presidents said today in one of his rare interviews that solu tion of the farm problem is the key to economic recovery Recently a guest at the white house the New Yorker indicated his belief that the farm problem will not be solved by cutting production but by increasing con sumption at home and abroad The most important problem be fore the country Baruch said is a just solution of the agriculttira problem as it has been for 20 years The first thing is to establish the buying power of the farmer and the ownership of his farm As soon as that is established many other problems will be solved Without that nothing will be solved The administration recently has shown a disposition to attack the farm problem through export and tariff agreements French Call on Japan to Obey 9 Power Treaty British Submit Proposal to Curb Japanese Imports Into Colonies cages Witnesses described the bandits as between 20 and 25 years old One wore a dark blue suit and black hat while his companion had on dark trousers and a white shirt open at the neck Residents of Everly which is 15 miles northwest of Spencer in Clay county said they had seen the car in tlie town since early today Soon after the bandits had fled Sheriff Fred Erickson of Clay county attempted to trace the flight of the bandit car Police radio broadcasts were made from all the Iowa stations The carcarried an Feeble Communist Attempt to Resume Fight Flickers Ou PARIS May 3 A feeble communist effort to rekindle hostil ities with police flickered out early today One hundred defiant cou raged by the indifference of 2000 police who withdrew after a few shortly after the police went borne The communists attempted to re new riots broken up early yesterday with injuries to four policemen and 20 manifestants ACCUSED OF AIDING DILLINGER More Guns Men Needed in Campaign Justice Department to Ask Congress for Money WASHINGTON May 3 jutice department outlined today a thrust at crime It will ask congress for this sum to buy more guns and pay more men A shortage of federal artillery was disclosed to have led to the arming of federal Dillinger chasers with machine guns captured from other mobsters Several machine guns taken from Harvey J Bailey Albert Bates and George Machine Gun Kelly con victed as kidnapers of Charles F Urschel Oklahoma oil millionaire have been removed quietly from a show case at the department in the last few days and issued to agents assigned to the Dillinger case To Ask for Funds Attorney General Cummings was represented as ready to ask con gress for sufficient funds to engage as many as 200 to 300 additional di vision of investigation agents and Dr Clayton May overcoat on Minneapolis physician and his nurse Mrs Augusta Suit right two of four persons indict ed at St Paul on charges of harboring John Dillinger are shown as they left jail for court to have their bonds reduced from each to Dr May and Mrs Salt were charged with treating the des perados bullet wounds after ho narrowly escaped a St Paul police trap They said he forced them to treat him at the point of a machine gun Associated Press PARIS May 3 The French overnment today called upon Ja pan to observe the nine power reaty to the letter in a straight forward reply to Tokios note ex plaining Japans Asia for Asiatics doctrine Member of Illinois Legislature Shot j to Death in Shed WOMAN CAUGHT BARROW HUNTED Two Men Flee Into Woods in Missouri Leaving Girl in Auto To Kestrict imports LONDON May 3 tions which Great Britain contem plates placing upon the importation if Japanese goods to crown colon ies and to the British Isles were given to the Japanese ambassador Tuunedo Matsudaira today by Wal ter Runciman president of the board of trade The restrictions are intended to prevent underselling of British man ufactured goods by Japanese im porters The ambassador was un derstood to have said that no imme diate reply to the proposal could be given In many areas Japanese goods are underselling the British and oth ers considerably and Japan has i made rapid strides forward in the textile business long a mainstay of j England The British are understood to be alarmed at the spread of Japanese trade through the colonies and Afri ca one of the chief centers affected It was understod Runciman would present a full picture of the British position to the Japanese ambassa dor Unless Japan offers some form of settlement of the problem it is un derstood that Great Britain will abandon all efforts to ease the com petition between the two nations Gets County Aid and Then Dies With GETTYSBURG S Dak May 3 Mosher about 77 lit tle known resident of this commun ity for 15 years applied for county aid last week After investigation his claim was allowed Scarcely had he been informed than he died Ex amining hig clothing the coroner found currency totaling 561 MARSHALL 111 May 3 Representative Sol Handy member of the Illinois house of representa tives from the thirtyfourth district was found shot to death today in a woodshed behind his home Handys shotgun which doctors said had inflicted the fatal wound was found beside the body A yardstick was lying by the gun Coroner R C Wilhoyt immedia tely asembled a jury to determine the manner of death SPRINGFIELD Mo May 3 JPl highway patrolmen seek ing two men one of whom was be lieved to be Clyde Barrow outlaw reported the capture of a woman companion of the pair today but said she was not Bonnie Parker known to be Barrows companion The woman told officers she is Florence Wilsie 25 of Osceola HI She said she was hitchhiking and was picked up by the men last night at Charleston Mo She said the two men called each other John and Bob and they had a shotgun and two pistols Flee Into Woods Capt Albert B Shepard of the patrol said the men fled on foot into the woods near Cabool leaving the woman and their car when two farmers approached A posse was seeking them Patrolman Ben Graham who en gaged in a running gun battle with the trio last night said the three took pot shots at curious residents of Mountain Grove who stepped from their homes to watch the speeding machines The patrolman said he chased the car more than 25 miles before losing it on a by the three day festival program the I A squad of heavily armed officers GIRLS GLEE CLUB RATED AS GOOD Mason City High Schools Musicians at State Festival IOWA CITY May 3 2000 of the 5112 contestants in the j state high school music festival had arived here today as solo and glee club events began In one of the largest events on SEEK DILLINGER DEAD OR ALIVE Government Opens Drive in Chicago Area After Finding Auto IICTURE ON PAGE 5 CHICAGO May 3 gov ernments ace man hunters and po lice marksmen massed forces in the Chicago area today in a new drive to equip them not only with guns but also fast motor cars The justice departments appro priation for the present fiscal year totaled For the year be ginning next July 1 the department has been allotted only With congress speeding through a variety of federal anticrime bills officials anticipated little trouble for the new money request Guns Put Out of Order DES MOINES May 3 Gen Charles Grahl has ordered rifles and automatic pistols in all Iowa national guard armories tem porarily made incapable for use for firing purposes The order was issued General Grahl said as a pre cautionary measure in connection with an epidemic of thefts from armories throughout the country by criminal gangs seeking fire arms SENATE AGREES TO DROP 10 PER CENT SUPER TAX House Approves Margin Requirement in Stock Market Bill WASHINGTON May 3 senate today completed congres sional action on the 417000000 tax bill by eliminating the 10 per cent emergency superincome tax for next year proposed by Senator Couzens R The conference report was adopt ed without a record vote and then also without a roll call the senate receded on the proposed 10 per cent levy on income taxes which the house had turned down by a big majority The measure sent to the white house goes a long way toward bolstering the budget and helping to pay the cost of the recovery pro gram but most of the new revenue will not start coming in until 1935 when a majority of the new taxes are effective Scores of Changes The legislation makes scores of changes in administrative provi sions of existing law to tighten them against tax avoidance levies higher taxes on the transfer of es tates gifts and large individual in comes and imposes a capital stock and excess profits tax against corp orations estimated to raise 000 a year Personal holding companies arc taxed a high rate of surtax on their undisturbed adjusted net income and corporations except railroads may no longer enjoy the privilege of filing to get alive John Dillinger dead or class AA Girls Glee club competi tion Roosevelt of Des Moines Abra ham Lincoln of Council Bluffs and East Des Moines were given su perior rankings Roger Downing of Mason City was rated superior in baritone bass solo and Costa Rumeliote excellent in viola solo Bert Kuschan of North Des Moines proved his versatility by winning the highet rating in cello solo competition Kuschan won the clarinet solo event last year but festival rules prevented him from entering the same class again Ho began practicing on the cello for the first time last summer Summaries was rushed from here in an attempt to intercept the trio Reported Seen Twice Barrows last reported appearance was at Fort Scott Kans where he released Percy Boyd chief of police at Commerce Okla The officer was j kidnaped when Barrow and two companions shot and killed Con stable Cal Campbell near Com merce The car xvas reported sighted twice after dawn once on a road south of Cabool and again on a highway west of the town The auto dark V8 coach or se dan bears Iowa license number 37493 lias a trunk or box on the Boys Glee club class Super1 iear sparc tirc on the front against j ior none excellent Esthervillc thfi vadiat0r and is carrying consid1 dan 0 rage 6 Column I crablc luggage The discovery of a bloodstained of two or more cars the Dillinger mobsters appar ently used in their dash to liberty from the Little Bohemia resort near Mercer Wis April 2 spurred the concentration Police Capt John Steges special Dillinger squad comprising the best marksmen of the police force was under orders to comb all of the citys underworld haunts for the elusive Indiana bad man Automobile Founo The bloodstained automobile was found late yesterday abandoned in a street on the north side The stains gave tise again to the belief that one of the Dillinger gang had been badly hurt at one time or an other after their flight from the re sort near where a federal agent and a civilian were shot to death The car was stolen from Roy Francis of South St Paul Minn on April day after the battle of Little Bohemia after three men riding in a coupe and be lieved to be Dillinger gangsters were sighted by deputy sheriffs at Hastings Minn A running gun fight between Hastings and St Paul park ensued but the trio escaped aban doning the coupe near Inergrove Minn where they held up Francis his wife and baby taking his sedan Coupe Left Behind The coupe was found later aban doned and bloodstained the trio continuing their wild flight which apparently took them to Chicago in Francis car presumably by way of Freeport 111 where it was equip ped with stolen Illinois license plates and a doctors insignia The rear window of Francis ma chine had been knocked out to give the gunmii free range in any ma rrnrn lo Column i Gov Bryan Guest at Dedication of Statue to Famous Brother WASHINGTON May 3 Gov Charles Bryan of Nebraska was the honored guest today at the dedication of a statue of his brother William Jennings Bryan The event climaxed a two day Nebraska celebration in Washing ton which opened last night with a Nebraska society reception in honor of the governor Josephus Daniels ambassador to Mexico and president of the Bryan Memorial association which spon sored the erection of the statue delivered the dedicatory address The bill provides a norinaT income tax rate of 4 per cent on all net in come as against 4 per cent on the first and S per cent above that figure in existing law Exemptions Are Same Exemptions are the same as in the present law if married and if but a 10 per cent credit is allowed for earned net income up to 514000 Income surtaxes are raised most ly in the higher brackets and ths taxes begin at a lower figure than at present but due to allowances for the first time of normal tax ex emptions in figuring the new sur tax the lower bracket taxpayers will pay no higher tax The new surtax schedule reduces existing income brackets from 53 to 29 Heart of Bill The house today approved the 45 per cent margin requirement in the stock market control bill This provision was termed by Chairman Rayburn D Texl of the interstate commerce committee as the heart of the bill Under the bill the federal reservp board has the authority to change the 43 per cent margin requirement if it believes that it is in the public READY TO MAKE SILVER PAYMENT Great Britain Expected to Offer Part of Debt Due to U S LONDON May 3 Bri tain is prepared to make a silver token debt payment to the United States in June it was reported in financial circles today as a result of the recent drop in silver prices While official confirmation was lacking it is believed probable the British government took advantage of the low price Although the day of reckoning is only a little more than a month away there is still no official in dication that Britain is making any kind of a payment on her debts to the United States but it is believed it will be another token payment Well informed financial quarters said today there has been no evi dence of purchases of silver on the open market by the British govern ment Great Britains war debt to the United States totals The next installment on the Bri tish debt due June 15 is The token payment made at the time the December British install ment fell due was By voice vote the house defeated in amendment by Representative Kennedy D N J to reduce the margin requirement from 45 to 40 per cent and also howled down an amendment by Representative Mar tin D Colo to make the 45 per cent mandatory Inheritance Tax Paid DES MOINES May 3 Tb state treasurer today received pay j ment of inheritance tax or the estate of Garrett Stack of ilinton Taxable value was S3 30050 Parliamentary Law This is a compilation of the estab lished rules of order that govern thu proceedings of all deliberative bod ies now available through the Washington Information bureau uf this newspaper ft is in the most practical form briefed for ready reference and clarified so that the average person will not get lost in a maze of technicalities A copy of Parliamentary Law will be sent to any address postpaid for six cents Use coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose six cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet on parliamentary law Name Street City State Mail to Washington IJ C i   

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