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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITIO VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 221935 NO 241 lowans in Washington 2 Hawkeye Senators Not in Agreement on AAA Amendments By MONRO KEZEK ASHINGTON July 22 bate over the AAA a m e nd ments drew the conflicting opin ion of Iowas two senators into the open time after time with the milk issue furn ishing one of the most striking d i f f e rences of opinion as to the probable effect of the proposed law Senator L J Dickinson repub lican enemy of the new deal an appropriation for con tinuing a federal milk investiga tion as he hammered at the AAA amendments which he said would close the doors of eastern markets to surplus milk and milk products of the middlewestern farmer Senator Louis Murphy democrat and a member of the agricultural committee which studied the amend ments viewed the administrations milk proposals as making it possible for the government to prevent milk distributors from using a small group of farmers outside a normal milk area to break down price lev els for fanners within the normal milkshed Has Been Custom It has been the custom Murphy said in one debate on the bill in some of the eastern markets where there is heavy consumption to draw milk from nearby states and break down the price the local producer is paid The desire is to give some protec tion to the price fixed in the local marketing areas The protection given is in the requirement that the handler buying milk from the persons shipping it from outside the state shall pay the lowest classifi cationuse price for the milk for a period of 90 days in order to de terminewhether or not he is a reg ular pYodficer Break Down Price There are regular producers in a given area Outsiders shipping in irregularly break down the price To protect the regular producers against a price breakdown it is Turn to Iaffe 2 Column IS HOGS PASS ON LOCAL MART All Grades Up 1520 Cents to Pass High Mark of Five Years Hogs bounded over the mark for the first time in five years on the local market Monday The best price for best hogs was This price was being paid for good light butchers between 200 and 250 pounds AH grades were up from 15 to 20 cents Three Firemen Hurt in Blaze at Oelwein OELWEIN July 22 firemen were injured in a five hour battle against a storage building fire which resulted in an estimated loss of 5000 Fire Chief M F Gunderson wrenched his knee E R Wheeler suffered arm cuts from falling glass and Mike Frame was overcome by smoke FORECAST IOWA Local showers and thunderstorms Monday night and Tuesday Little change in tem perature MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday probably scattered showers or thunderstorms in west and south portions not much change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hours period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 92 Minimum in Night 66 At 8 A M Monday 78 Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night 71 At 8 A M Sunday 81 Although other sections of the state were visited by rain Saturday night and Sunday in keeping with the weather mans forecast this section of North Iowa was missed There has been no damage to vege tation up to this time but a good rain is needed The first three weeks of July brought only 11 of sn inch The normal July moisture total is 321 inches in Mason City F R FORCES FIGHT BONUS DRIVE Nazis Forbid Church Youth Groups to March SLOT MACHINES PROBE CLAIMED POLITICAL DEAL Three Woodbury County Petitions Ask Herring for Investigation DES MOINES July 22 TV Gov Clyd L Herring today re ceived three petitions bearing the names of 73 Woodbury county res idents demanding an investigation of the graft grand jurys inquiry into slot machine operation in Iowa The petitions signed by profes sional and businessmen charge a confederation of persons who pro pose to carry on a political war fare under the guise of sn inves tigation The petitioners declare that H M Havncr DCS Moines attorney acting as special Woodbury county prosecutor has in cases where evidence cannot be found sufficient to indict certain officials obtained from said grand jury recommenda tions in writing that oustfr pro ceedings be brought against the persons whom said jury failed to indict such recommendations be ing wholly beyond the power or jurisdiction of said grand jury Works Great Harm The recommendation for the sus pension of Mayor W D Hayes of Sioux City has been to entirely destroy and disrupt the work which has been initiated in behalf of the inhabitants of the city and has im paired the governing machinery and worked great harm to the wel fare of its inhabitants the peti Jons assert Published statements of the testimony of witnesses has been shown to be almost entirelv hear say the petitions say and the present situation with respect to these alleged investigations is in tolerable and indicates a political purpose rather than an attempt to suppress crime County Bears Expense Woodbury county is bearing the expense of investigating and indict ing nonresident state officials the petitioners told the governor Governor Herring said he would read the petitions carefully but that any official action on the de mands made would have to await consideration and conference be tween himself and regular Wood burry county officials The petitions were directed to both the governor and Atty Gen Edward L OCon nor Gain Seen in Farm Goods Trade Value EDITORS NOTE This story on the Iowa economic situation was written for The Associated Press by Lauren K Soth editor of Agricultural Economic Facts Iowa State College monthly eco nomics publication By LAUREN K SOTH AMES July 22 Iowa farmer can draw both encourage ment and discouragement from the current agricultural situation If he is inclined to be pessimistic the facts will bear him out and il he leans the other way he can also find justification for his beliefs On the bright side 1 Farm prices in general are high and the exchange value of the farmers products with the things he buys is the highest it has been in many years 2 Crop conditions are good this year except that corn was planted late in some sections and was washed out by floods in others Supplies Below Normal 3 Supplies of farm products will continue below normal for some months The return to average stocks of crops and average num bers of livestock is a slow process following a drought such as last years Thus farm prices may be expected to continue high as tar as svipplies are concerned 4 The work relief program promises to increase consumers in comes if it ever gets moving On the dark side 1 The immediate outlook for de maud for farm products is not en couraging 2 The possibility of an adverse decision by the supreme court on the AAA threatens agriculture Gains Since June The Iowa farm price index stood at 120 per cent of the prewar aver age in June Prices of things fann ers buy were 127 per cent in that month according to the United States Department of Agriculture From these two figures it is esti mated that the exchange value ot Iowa farm products is around 94 per cent of the prewar average That is Iowa farm products prices are S4 per cent of parity with their prewar purchasing power Considering supplies only the out look for farm prices is good for the next year But when demand is taken into consideration the outlook is less bright yields Much Higher The federal crop report for July 1 indicated that yields of most crops will be much higher this year than they were last year Acreages are also expanded Corn production is expected to be around two billion bushels this year compared with an average of around two and a half billion Iowas crop will probably be around 290 million compared with an average of 440 million Last year production was only one and onethird billion bush els for the country and 195 million for Iowa Oats barley and rye production this year will be larger than nor mal and far above last years small outturn The hay crop will also be larger than average according to present indications and pasture con dition is well above average Grain Supplies Low Supplies of feed grains on hand now are very low but the U S D A estimates that total feed grain supplies next winter will be about normal in relation to numbers of livestock on hand It is probable that corn prices next fall and winter will not be as low as had been ex pected earlier in the year before Turn In IVKc 2 Ciilimln 6 RECEIPTSOFAAA TOP SPENDING IN PAST 11 MONTHS Farm Payments Make Up 535 Million Out of 767 Used WASHINGTON July 22 The AAA reported today that in the 11 months ended June 1 1935 its expenditures totaled The report added that for the 11 months funds available were 045135 leaving a balance on hand June 1 of Expenditures were divided as fol lows Rental and benefit payments to farmers removal and conservation of surplus agricul tural commodities drought relief food conservation and disease eradication 764 trust fund operations 526 administrative expenses 401654 disbursement expenses and tax refunds 107 Balance Carried Over A balance of was re ported carried over from the 1934 fiscal year from appropriations and trust fund receipts Total funds available during the 1935 year not derived from processing taxes were reported at A balance of in processing taxes was reported on June 1 1934 and collections from that date to April 30 193S were reported to total Rental and benefit payments for the 11 months were divided as fol lows Cotton wheat tobacco 78467S cornhogs sugar 320123 Removal and conservation or sur plus operations cost Hogs S86 wheat dairy prod ucts sugar peanuts Spent for Cattle A total of was spent for cattle in the drought relief pro gram for sheep and goats and for purchase of seeds The report said that during May rental and benefit payments totaled 36790148 of which went to cotton producers to wheat growers to to bacco producers to cornhog producers and to sugar cane and beet growers WEATHER DELAYS RUSSIAN PLANE 3 Soviet Aviators Not Able to Take Off on Polar Flight to U S SEATTLE July 22 A Vartanian chief engineer of the Amtorg Trading corporation an nounced here today that adverse weather conditions have delayed the takeoff from Moscow of three avia tors on a projected 6250 mile non stop flight over the north pole to San Francisco Officials at Moscow had refused to give out information regarding the plane Vartanian said he re ceived a telegram from Moscow to day Seriously Injured WILLIAM A LANGUK EXGOVERNOR OF ND IN MISHAP Langer Partly Conscious in Hospital After Car Overturns VALLEY CITY N Dak July 22 Gov William Langer of North Dakota was seriously injured while his companion escaped with minor hurts when their car over turned near Aneta N Dak late last night Langer was only partly conscious this morning Langer was unconscious when brought to Mercy hospital nere at 4 a m today He was struck on his head and his right shoulder is believed broken doctors said Langer was ousted as governor of North Dakota after he and four associates were convicted of solicit ing funds from relief clients for po litical purposes VENERABLE CHINESE PRESIDENT LETS SON MAKE OWN DECISION KILUNG KIANGSI China July 22 President Lin Sen of China granted to his nephew and foster son James Lin the right to make his own decision today in the youths marriage to Viola Brown Columbus Ohio shopgirl My nephew did not consult me about his marriage in America until July 18 at which time I already had told the press of my disapproval the president said in an interview However according to law he is of age and has a right to make his own personal decisions The semiofficial news agency KuoMin at the same time publish ed reports denying rumors that Young Lin already had two wives in China lowan Gets Scholarship CAMBRIDGE Mass July 22 Kramer of Davenport Iowa will receive a scholarship for first year study at the Harvard law school university officials an nounced W J HAPGOOD DIES SUDDENLY Musician Had Played for 25 Years in Lake Mason City Bands CLEAR LAKE July J Hapgood 56 for 25 years a member of Clear Lake and Mason City bands died suddenly from a heart ailment at oclock Monday morning at the Jefferson pool hall He became ill Thursday night with angina pec toris but was better Sunday Mon day morning he was driving his car Known widely as Happy he had spent his summers at Clear Lake fishing and was said to have been among the experts in finding the best fishing spots He played baritone in the Clear Lake professional band for a num ber of years and for eght years has been a musician in the Mason City municipal band where his solos were always received with much ap plause He played trombone in the ater orchestras during the winter months in McPherson Kans until the past few years His mother Mrs Ellen Hapgood has been with him the two residing at the Lake View Inn on South Sec ond street She has accompanied him to Clear Lake for the past 10 years since the death of his wife Surviving are his mother Mrs Ellen Hapgood and three brothers Clarence and Harry at McPherson Kans and Albert at Clay Center Kans Mr and Mrs Clarence Hap good are expected to arrive Tuesday to be with Mrs Hapgood and other similar feedsources The growth in the stacks of feed and straw dotting the field wellfed The body was taken to the Ward meadows is luxuriant and rich in the vitamin that livestock rows of canned fruits and vegetables in the Funeral home Funeral arrange1 produce fine butter milk and beef Despite regular cellars and natural abundance everywhere Why mcnts have not yet been announced feeding the grass continues to present a heavy anshouldnt we smile EVEN SOUTH DAKOTA SMILES Sioux Falls Argus Leader South Dakotas crop picture today is a grand pearance Brown patches are conspicuous by their sight From north to south and east to west the bene absence Alfalfa and clover have been growing in a ficial influences of rain sun and rich soil are appar fashion that seems almost phenomenal Wild hay is cnt in the heavy foliage of the growing grains and abundant Already stacks of precious feed are bccom grasses ing numerous throughout the farm regions Already in the southern tier of counties the click South Dakota today is a land of plenty and abun of the binders is being heard The rye is being cut dance a treasure house of milk and honey Present and the fields of waving grains are being transtormed everywhere are evidences of the wealth of the soil into a vista of shocks wellfilled with grain Soon responding so generously to cultivation the binders will be moving into the oats and barley The summer has now advanced sufficiently o that fields and the promise of a bumper crop there too one can speak about good yields with considerable is unusually high assurance The hay alfalfa clover and pasture crops Many farmers have completed cultivation ct their nave already developed The small grain is so well corn for the season and the sturdy green staks are advanced that a good harvest is a certainty The corn mounting skyward They are rich in color and one need crop of course is not fully developed and Um condi not be an expert agriculturist to realize that they tions prevailing in the next four weeks will determine nave started firmly and well The muggy warm its yield But so far it has advanced wonderfully well weather that has prevailed since the first of July has and K splendidly fortified been ideal for the corn South Dakota smiles today and with good reason As great a delight as any to be found in the farm There lies before us a vision of bulging granaries situation is that which prevails in respect to pastures hayrnows heaped to overflowing in spacious barns DECREE AFFECTS BOTH CATHOLICS AND LUTHERANS Hitler Newspaper Calls Political Catholicism Enemy No 1 Copyright 103S by The Associated frfsn BERLIN July 22 Frick minister of the interior ord ered all German state governments today to forbid all organizations of confessional Lutheran and Roman Catholic youth to wear distinctive garb or insignia or to march to gether The new order a direct blow at the young members ol the Lutheran and Catholic church political or ganizations followed within a few hours after Rcichsfuehrcr Hitler newspaper Voelkischcr Beobachtcr had ranked political Catholicism as public enemy No 1 and in the midst of an increascdly heated nazi campaign against the Jews Bail All Sports Fricks decree ordered the organ izations of confessional vouth to re frain from all quasimilitary and athletic sports Baden priests yesterday read episcopate letters froro their pulpits calling the nazi drive against Cath olic youth organizations a violation of the concordat with the Vatican Nazis persisted in their anti semitic campaign by banning Jews from the public baths at Stettin Jew Boycott Spreads An official explanation said the Jews molested especially blond German women and girls and their behavior badly impressed visitors and a group of Swedish children so journing here A widespread boycott against Jewry spread through the provinces Two priests went on trial today Proctor Martin Utsche and the Rev Father Rudolf Wilmsen both of the order The Missionary of the Holiest Heart of Jesus They were accused of smuggling money into the Netherlands and France in connection with a 200000 franc loan raised by their organization Berlin Police Head Dr Potter on Stand in Norman Bakers Trial at Muscatine MUSCATINE July 22 W W Potter former lessee of the Baker institute here was on the witness stand this morning and again this afternoon when Norman G Baker went on trial in the court of Justice J C Coster on charges of conspirac3 to violate the statutes of Iowa regarding the practice of medicine Prior to the calling of Dr Potter counsel argued a demurrer to dis miss the petition which Justice Cos ter overruled Terre Haute Sheriff Asks State Troops for General Strike TERRE HAUTE Ind July 22 William Baker and Prosecutor R J Kearns joined to day in requesting Governor McNutt to send Indiana national guards men to this city to assist police in preserving order during the general strike called by representatives of 48 labor unions The sheriff said he had mi funds for employment of a large force of deputies There had been no serious dis orders Promise to clean up all initi in Berlin is iniuta by Count Wolf von Hclldorf aiitiSjmetic leader new chief of nolicu of the German capital Central Press Photo TO HALT STRIKE Fears Violence May Occur li Bakery Walkout at Des Moines Goes On DES MOINES July 22 the C C Taft company wholesale grocery firm strike averted Gov Clyde L Herring today sought to forestall violence and if possible to bring about settlement of the Des moines bakery strike now in its second week And violence was in prospect if some settlement is not reached to day for the governor said bakery jlant operators told him yesterday hey intended to attempt to break through strikers picket lines and resume operation of their plants closed by pickets since July 12 to morrow morning Today the governor said union eaclers and baking plant operators were holding separate conferences with B F Kaufmann Bankers Trust company president acting as mediator Kaufmann was named by the governor Thompson Declared Morally Insane as Murder Trial Starts PEORIA 111 July 22 ald Thompson young machinist was called a psychopathic char acter and morally insane by his counsel today as he went on trial for the slaying of Miss Mildred Hall mark cafeteria hostess The counsel Rex Thurman asked for a continuance because of the llness of the defendants mother Mrs Florence Whiteside The mo uon was taken under advisement A motion to quash the venire was denied In court was John Hallmark ather of the girl whose ravisheci 3Ody was found beside a stream in Springdale cemetery He was listed as a prosecution witness SENATE ACTS TO SAVE AAA FROM COURT ATTACKS Approves Amendment to Strike Last Vestiges of Price Fixing WASHINGTON July 22 Roosevelt forces sought today to discourage a drive announced by Senator Borah RIdaho to attach the Patman bonus bill and the Fraz icrLcmke farm mortgage bill to the administrations tax legislation Confronted by Borahs assertion that inflationary members would hold congress in session until Nov 1 Senator Robinson the democratic leader expressed belief that ad journment should be reached by Aug 15 Roinson said the bonus and farm mortgage bills involving new cur rency issues totalling 000 should be acted upon separate ly and that he did not sec how they could be disposed of this session House Would Accept Asserting he had thought the bonus question put over until next year Speaker Byrns acknowledged that the house would accept a bonus rider if the senate tacked it on to the tax program Moving to protect the adminis trations farm program against court attacks the senate today voted to validate crop control con tracts between the agriculture de partment and farmers Quickly the senate then struck out of the AAA bill the last vestige ot price fixing provisions by adopt ing an amendment by Senator Byrd DVa Another amendment was attached by Byrd requiring that no market ing agreement may be entered into among handlers without the consent of twothirds of the producers Pass LaFollette Amendment An amendment by Senator LaFol lette ProgWis to the AAA bill was adopted CO to 17 to permit the president to impose quota restric tions on agricultural imports to pre serve price gains achieved by crop control programs Supporting it Senator Vandcn berg RMich declared it was to slop a flood of basic commodities coming over the tariff walls Seventeen democrats voted against the import quotas while 38 demo crats 20 republicans one progres sive and one farmer labor supported hem Iowas two senators voted for he amendment Amendments prohibiting the gov ernment from issuing orders re stricting advertising or imposing a rocessing tax on newsprint were also approved Calls Clause Unfair Both proposals offered by Sen ator Lonergan had the approval of the American Ncwspa Der Publishers association Senator Barbour R N J de claring the administrations gold clause legislation to be unAmeri can and unfair introduced an amendment to force the govern ment to print on all its bonds that the United States was not subject to suit for cither principal or in terest On the other side of the capitol bill described by its advocates as designed to bust the liquor trust was sanctioned by house leaders Turn to Pace 2 Column 1 Broken in Crasn MISSOURI VALLEY Jily 22 Lewis Missouri Valley grocer suffered a broken leg when the motorcycle on which he was riding crashed into an automobile here LOW COST PLANS WeekEnd Iowa Accidents Take Lives of 7 Persons BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Weekend Iowa accidents claimed the lives of seven persons Three drowned two were struck by cars one was struck by a Irto motive and the other died of injur ies suffered when he was kicked by a horse The dead John Rhcar 84 of Galcsbiirg HI killed when struck by an automobile on a highway cast of Bettcndorf Lyle Watson 16 son of Mr and Mrs Leonard Watson Rutland far mers drowned in the East DCS Moines river at Rutland Ernest Adolph Meier 19 of Peo ria 111 drowned in Flint creek north of Burlington Hugo Meier 21 Adolphs brother drowned in an attempt to save Adolph Alberta Coady 2 daughter of Mr and Mrs John Ccady of Albia crushed to death when she was run over by a truck near her home Raymond Norton 41 killed at Clinton when he was struck jy a Northwestern locomotive Tony Assman 35 Panama farmer died of injuries suffered Saturday when he was kicked in the abdomen by a horse Uncle Sams architects and cngi icers have been at work for two years on practical plans for low cost louses A new hooklet available hrough our Washington information bzureau brings you 40 approved dwelling plans with sketches floor diagrams hints on economical con struction Special attention has been given to farm homes but many plans offered also are suitable for city town or suburb Every kitchen design has been approved by home economics experts of the variola state agricultural colleges Only 10 cents Use coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic 1 Haskin director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the new booklet Farm House Plans Namo Street City State Mail to Washington D C   

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