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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 8, 1935, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED VVJRB SEKV1CE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 81935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 256 I if h 7 i 1 t Attack on Tariff Seen Farmers May Act If Process Tax Is Ruled Out By CHARLES P STEWAJRT Aug 8 CPA It is hard to think of any thing that would scare American industry worse than a formid able attack on the constitu tionality of the national tariff system Yet Agricul tural Adjust ment Admini strator Chester C Davis fore casts such an at tack if taxation of crop and meat processors for the farmers benefit should be declared unconstitutional by the United States supreme court as a federal court of appeals al ready has held it to be The ques tion presumably will be passed on by the higher tribunal when it re convenes in the fall Constitutional ists in congress generally are guess ing thatthe lower court will be up held If so Davis sees it as a probab ility that agriculture will retaliate by assaulting the industrial protec tive system He mentions Iowa and Texas farmers as aligned for the campaign now The betting on Cap itol Hill is at odds that all the wheat tobacco and cornhog states speedily will join in No one disputes the governments right to levy taxes for its own sup port What Is Disputed What is disputed is the govern mental right to take money out of the pockets of one class of citizenry the processors 1 to put it into the pockets of another class the farm for what the farmers have not produced orhave destroyed The contention is advanced indeed that the bill ihe taxon to the ultimate consumer That how ever is immaterial to the argument If it is not one class the process ers at whose expense the farming class has benefited nearly one bil Titrn to Pace 2 Column 1 BREEN TO INVESTIGATE PROBERS Senate Votes Partial Ban on Gold Suits 200 COMMUNISTS OCCUPY CHURCH Bells Rung by Strikers at Canea Crete to Rally Others to Cause ATHENS Aug 8 hun dred communists today occupied a church in Canea Crete in what ap parently was a strike movement It was reported in the capital that the Canea demonstrators had failed in efforts to bring about simultan eous strikes in Lassithi and Ayin kola After they occupied the church the Canea strikers rang the church bells in an attempt to rally others to their cause Using police and soldiers the Greek government earlier this week suppressed a strike movement which the government characterized as rebellion at Candia Crete FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Thurs day night and Friday except pos sibly local thundershoHers in northeast portion Friday Some what warmer in east and central portions Thursday night and in extreme east portion Friday Not quite so warm in extreme west portion Friday afternoon MINNESOTA Generally fair in west tbundershouers probable in east portion Thursday night nnd Friday morning somewhat cooler in west portion Thursday night and in southwest portion Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday ftS Minimum in 70 At 8 M Thursday 7J Rainfall 01 Although without severely ho j weather August has clung to the high temperature average establish ed in July August precipitation up to Thursday morning was consid erably under normal although there was no special need for moisturr June and July having left the soil well saturated ATTACK IS MADE ONNEWTAXBILL BY VANDENBERG Michigan Senator Says Wall Street Would Get Ford Firm WASHINGTON Aug 8 partial ban on damage suits grow ing out of the governments nullifi cation of gold payment promises in its contracts was voted today by the senate The bill was a compromise with the administrations request that the courts be closed completely to such proceedings It would allow the iling of suits for six months The measure now goes back to the house which already has passed it for consideration of senate amend ments As approved by the house the res olution would have shut off gold clause suits immediately Linked With Resignation The vote by which the senate ap proved the resolution was 53 to 24 Passage of the gold bill was linked in some discussions with the resignation of J G Laylin as assis ant general counsel of the treasury Senator Vandenberg RMich told he senate yesterday he understood Laylin had written a blistering etter to Secretary Morgenthau say ng he would have no part in re pudiation of gold clause contracts The tax bill moved toward the sen ate hearing a spokes for iftrgatflzed business de nounce the tax measure passed hy the house the senate finance com mittee concluded public hearings on t Attacks Tax Bill Senator Vandenberg asserted in the senate today the proposed in heritance taxes would drive the Ford Motor company into the hands of Wall Street Declaring he spoke for himself and not for the Fords Vandenberg called the inheritance levies confis cation and said Bluntly it the Ford company will be driven into the hands of Wall Street or its equivalent and the moneychangers who have striven vainly in years past to achieve this end and whom this ad ministration says it proposes to drive from the temple will have been handed the dominion which In no other manner could be obtained The Michigan senator delivered his assault on the tax bill even be fore the finance committee started rewriting the measure Takes Nearly All Assuming the Ford company is worth half a billion dollars and that Henry Fords total estate will be he said the proposed inheritance levy on top of the ex isting estate tax would take 000000 of that Other developments A poll of democrats on the Guffey coal bill was reported authoritative ly to have raised grave doubts as to whether the measure would pass the house A sharp lookout was kept for H C Hopson missing utilities mag nate but no clew was obtained as to when he would be found for ques tioning by congressional lobbyin vestigating committees FERA officials said they would cut three states off the dole Sept 1 Foulois Out to End Long Controversy GENERAL FOULOIS WASHINGTON Aug 8 jor General Benjamin D Foulois ended a long and bitter controversy between the war department and the house military committee today by retiring as chief of the army yir corps The war department announced that Fouloison his own applica tion was granted leave ofabsence until Dec 22fAt thai time fie will be 64 and automatically retires for age Foulois now on temporary leave has had little direction of air corps activities since the house military subcommittee demanded that Sec retary Dern remove him as chief because of charges of inefficiency rnisstatemcnts made to an investi gating committee and other accu sations Dern refused the committees re quest and had the inspector gen eral of the army make a complete investigation On the basis of this report Dern cleared Foulois of the charges al though he found that the general had made some misstatements to the committee Woodworking Plants Remain Shut Down in Dubuque Strike DUBUQUE Aug 8 woodworking plants here affected by a strike which started Monday remained closed today Contrary to numerous reports no attempt at arbitration has been made and none is contemplated in the near future officials indicated Union woodworkers continued to picket the Farley and Loetscher and Carr Ryder and Adams com pany plants today but there was no disorder According to a statement issued late yesterday by officials of one of the plants operations would be re sumed as soon as adequate protec tion is provided for those who want to return to work Admits Assaulting Girl COUNCIL BLUFFS Aug 8 Pi William A Bluefield W Va who Police Chief George Ben nett said had admitted an assault on a 12 year old Omaha girl was expected to enter a pica today to attack charges NAZIS WIPE OUT MASONIC LODGE More World War Veterans Organizations Dissolved by Secret Police BERLIN Aug 8 end of all Free Masonic lodges in Germany and the abolition of more World war veterans organizations were an nounced today Reichsfuehrer Hitlers newspaper Voelkisher Beobachter stated that on Saturday the last Masonic lodges in the reich the state lodge of Kax ony the Dresden great lodge and the German Brethren Chain of Leipzig will be dissolved Secret police today dissolved the veterans Steel Helmet formajon in Berlin Brandenburg Pommera nia and Eastern Mark the territory along the western ridge of Pomorze Poland Property Is Seized The dissolution of the veteran units was accomplished on the basis of the law of Feb 28 1933 far the protection of the people and the state The property of the Steel Helmet units was seized After dissolution of the Old Prus sian Free Mason lodge July 21 and the gradual disappearance of smaller lodges in a year long campaign the Free Masons in so called state would be wiped out completely Hitlers organ asserting till secret aim of Free Mason ry was a Jewish world republic said the forthcom ing dissolution would finish a spe cial chapter in history and the guardian of the nazi ideal will be alert Hide Their Hicc Jews accused of trying lo hide their race to escape amisomilism appeared to stand in the center of nazi determination to purify Ger man blood Der Angriff newspaper of Dr Paul Joseph Goebbels minister of propaganda directed an attack against Jews covering up by becom ing Christians and asked how much longer the Protestant church would continue to baptise Jews PONDER PLAN TO PUSH BORAH FOR G 0 P Tells of Ford Tax Friends Believe It Is Now or Never for Idaho Senator WASHINGTON Aug 8 TV Some of the most intimate political associates of Senator William E Borah of Idaho are pondering whether to put him forward active ly for the republican presidential nomination next year The decision hinges largely on the question whether the senator is willing to run He has kept silent on that point but a nationally known republican who is his close friend said today If Borah could be assured of an adequate expense fund and a good campaign manager I believe he would enter all the presidential pri maries feeling as he does now j Not First Time It is not the first time the Idaho I veteran has listened to admirers urging him to make a try for the presidency but always before his decision has been against it Now at 70 he finds his party looking for a candidate who will make the constitution a ringing is sue but who has sufficient liberal leanings to appeal to the western independent wing of republicanism Now or Never he Jiasbeen talked of for president and BisTfriehds at tribute to Mm a long cherished na tural ambition to sit in the white house Now they are advising him that because of the usual hazards of advancing years he must run now or never No announcement one way or the other is expected from him in the immediate future FESS SEES LITTLE CHANCE FOR REPUBLICAN MOODY N Y Aug 8 mer Senator Simeon D Fess Ohio republican expressed the belief to day that expenditures of the Roose velt administration would tend to bring about a democratic victory in 1936 I dont see how the strongest republican without all that money next year can beat the weakest democrat with nearly five billion dollars at his disposal said Fess former republican national chair man He took the long view toward 1940 for republican success Hoover in 1940 If former President Hoover will continue his wide counsel to the party as in the past he said he should be the strongest factor in the country in 1940 Fess onetime president of An tioch college at Yellow Springs Ohio where he keeps his home de serted his garden there to come to the Adirondacks for his annual August vacation with friends The former senator reiterated his belief its spending program gave the new deal administration a pow erful level in the next national elec tion He repeated charges that President Roosevelts failure to co operate with former President Hoover after the 1932 election had cost this country dearly and Mr Hoover got the blame for it An example ot how the propos ed 75 per cent maximum inheri tance lax would atfect great wealth was offered to the senate finance committee by Robert H Jackson above counsel lor tlm bureau internal revenue who cltea the Fpid tortune Conced ing that the levy might convert what Is ifowSa family Industry into a widelyowned one the witness denied the Ford Motor company a S600000000 concern would be abandoned or closed be cause of the tav Jackson testi fied Edsel Ford was reported to have acquired per cent of outstanding slock not touched by inheritance or slate taxes The elder Fords interest now would be approximately based on the valua tion FAIL TO AGREE Rogers Finally Compromises by Letting Post Have His Way JUNEAi Alaska Aug S Wiley Post and Will Rogers mildly disagreed today over plans for re suming their flight over Alaska in Posts new red pontoonequipped monoplane Post the roundtheworld flyer urged a quick takeoff for Nome so he could lasso a reindeer Inasmuch as weather forecasts were unfavorable Rogers said he would compromise and let Wiley do his fishing The two flying in the plane Post has announced he will use in a flight to Moscow arrived here yes terday from Seattle a trip they made in eight hours and 15 minutes Mrs Post who had been expected to accompany her husband and Kogeis remained in Seattle HUNT RENEWED FOR BOYS BODY Search Made From Air and Land After Fall Down Mountainside CAMP CHIEF OURAY Colo Aug 8 above and below by land and air a feverish search was renewed at dawn today for the body of William Brode 15 Mem phis Tenn camper believed impris oned in a funnel shaped crevice on the slopes of Lindbergh peak As the lads parents Mr and Mrs Julien Brode took off in their char tered plane from Dallas Tex bound for Denver an observation ship of the national guard circled over the almost perpendicular cliffs of the peak Bob Armstrong of Denver a sea soned climber started from below to guide a party to the scene of the tragedy while others with 800 feet of rope went above the point where Robert Henderson of Omaha Nebr 15 companion of Brode believed the I Memphis youth fell Hits Mountain Twice Erode suddenly fell Henderson said He hit the mountain twice I called and called to him but he nev er answered me The lads were descending a moun tain adjoining Lindbergh peak a two mile high granite sentinel when their attention was distracted by a sound as of falling rocks A moment later Erode lost his footing Brodcs weak heart had caused him to be left fishing at Monarch lake Tuesday while other members of a Y M C A summer camp were taken on a supervised mountain climb Stung by lests Apparently Brode had been stung by jests of the other boys about his having to remain near the camp for he was heard to respond in a soft drawl Some day Ill climb the biggest old hill in Colorado Shortly afterward he and Hender son started out Whether they reached the top of the height where death rame to the youth was not clear from Hendersons broken story They wrre descending at a point about 3000 feet above surrounding terrain at the time of the accident ETHIOPIA PLANS SECRET MISSION TO JAPAN SOON Italy Declares Country Will Need No Help for War ADDIS ABABA Aug 8 Governmental plans for an Ethiopi an mission to Japan to leave Addis Ababa soon were disclosed today The mission it was said by an authority is to be headed by Baba Birrou former official of the for eign office The purpose of the Ethiopian party will be kept a close secret In recent days rumors have been heard in Ethiopia but officially de nied that a Japanese mission was on its way to the Ethiopian capi tal The German legation scoffed at rumors that Gen Hans Ktindt for mer commander of the Bolivian ar my was in Ethiopia describing it as an invented story The Bolivian legation in Berlin stated that General Kundt is still living in Bolivia Although born a German he has become a natural ized Bolivian RECERT MANEUVERS TO INVOLVE 500000 MEN ROME Aug 8 secret military maneuvers involving per haps 500000 men scheduled short ly for northern Italy an Italian said taSay thatItaiy needs no outside help financial or otherwise in her struggle with Ethiopia He made this statement in deny ing reports that Italy tins been seeking cotton credits in New York and he characterized the reports as stupid The spokesman said thousands of rumors concerning Italian requests for loans have been circulated Have Denied Rumors We have denied them time after lime because there is no foundation 1or them he said The spokesman said that as far as the foreign office knew reports of a protest filed by the British gov ernment with Ambassador Grand in London over Italian press attacks on Great Britain were equally unfound ed We know nothing of this and therefore it cannot be true he stated TJttle Change Seen He said there was little change in the general ItaloEthiopian situa tion except that it was likely the conferences among Italy France and Great Britain would start about the middle of August in Paris Meanwhile the steamship Aven tino sailed from Naples with 124 soldiers of the medical corps and 12 officers It will pick up 90 officers and 350 soldiers of the medical corps at Cagliari Sardinia Tonight the steamer Colombo is scheduled to sail for Cagliari with 167 officers 1900 regular soldiers and 450 skilled workmen More Than 300 at Iowa Rural Letter Carriers Meeting IOWA CITY Aug 8 dance mounted above 300 today as sessions opened at the convention of the Iowa rural letter carriers as sociation While the carriers concentrated on organization business and frolicked at convention entertainments Iowa rural mail deliveries continued un broken under the direction of sub stitute carriers Delegates started activities last night at a ball given by he Iowa City Chamber of Commerce The threeday meeting closes with elec tion of officers Saturday Judge Is III Delay Hayes Ouster Case SIOUX CITY Aug S removal hearing for W D Hayes suspended Sioux City mayor was postponed today when District Judge W W Scott Ravenport suffered an attack of intestinal influenza The judge was taken to a hospital CarhV Riley Carroll the jurists court reporter said after talking with physicians that Judge Scott was not seriously ill He is suffering a sudden attack flu Riley said but doctors told him he probably would be sufficienl ly recovered to leave the hospital to night and resume the hearing to morrow Havncr Files Motion The judge appointed by the Iowa supreme court as a special jurist to hear the removal action was to hear arguments today on the prosecution motion filed last night In this motion H M Havner spe cial prosecutor asked the court to strike portions of the suspended mayors answer to the removal peti tion He also asked that Hayes be required to file a more specific state ment as to the steps he claimed he took to curb violation of liqiwr and gambling laws in Sioux City Until yesterday the suspended mayor had sought to forestall the removal hearing He suddenly changed his tactics however charg ng that a conspiracy was formed Lo remove him from office in order to obtain dismissal or advantageous settlement of pending paving fraud suits he had been instrumental in filing Constitutes No Defense Havner replied with his motion to strike Hayes charges on the ground that they constituted no defense to the accusations made by the Woodbury county graft grand jury that the suspended mayor failec to aittempt to suppress lawlessness inSioux City Harner declared Hayes answer was made solely for the purpose of attemptingto obtain unfavorable publicity lor the prosecutors uf the removal action The suspended mayor named C F Lytle Sioux Dty contractor a re nsurance corporation other con iractors and surety companies Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids Ga zette editor and Havner as the al eged conspirators Denies Hayes Charge Marshall emphatically denied Hayes charges at Cedar Rapids declaring the Gazette acted on its own initiative in showing up crooks in Sioux City and that no one invited or paid us a penny to do so Meanwhile Sioux City police held ay Kavanaugh also known as Ca bana in jail today on a charge of murderous assault filed by County Attorney Rawlings after investiga tion of a slugging attack Tuesday light on V W Stevens a witness Before the graft grand jury Stev ens said Kavanaugh slugged him with a beer bottle and that he be lieved the attack was an attempt to get even with him for his rrand jury testimony Motion Filed by Maley The court also had before it a motion filed by Walter Maley first assistant attorney general indicted or conspiracy to operate gambling houses and devices Maley asked suppression of tho ndictment against him He also filed an alternative motion for a separate trial arguing in both mo tions that Havner acted as special prosecutor without proper author ty The first aassistant attorney gen and his chief Atty Gen Ed ward L OConnor were jointly in dicted with two score other persons for reputed operation of a statewide gambling ring OCONNOR PICKS FORTDODGEMAN AS PROSECUTOR Resigns as Chairman of Webster County Demo Committee MOINES Aug 8 Gen Edward L OConnor today ap pointed Maurice J Brcen Fort Dodge as special assistant attor ney general to conduct the investi gation of the Woodbury county grand jury ordered by the state executive council The council met immediately and approved OConnors selection agreeing to pay Breen an hour for office work and f40 a day for trial work Breen then announced he would resign as chairman of the Webster county Democratic Central com mittee 73 Sign Petitions The council earlier this week or dered its investigation of the in vestigation after studying peti tions signed by 73 Woodbury county Sioux City residents The petition ers declared they believe inquiry would disclose political movtivcs behind the grand jurys investiga tion of reputed graft and corrpution in public office which has resulted in indictment of more than two score persons including Attorney General 3Connor his first assistant Wal ter Maley two Iowa special agents and a county sheriff Gov Clyde L Herring said the special prosecutor also would in vestigate reports of purchased ami perjured testimony Breen is 46 and was a Beautiful Iowa E P Chase in Atlantic NewsTelegraph It is good to be alive in Iowa just now The state would seem to be on the threshold of the greatest era of progress and prosperity in her history It pays to keep faith in Iowa She always comes through HOG COMES BACK IN CHICAGO Prices Score Another Sharp Advance to Reach Six Year High CHICAGO Aug 8 512 hog came back today for the first time in six years Scoring another sharp advance hog prices here rose to a hun dredweight in early rounds the price since August 3929 when a top of was reached Starvation supplies of hogs at marketing centers coupled with the fact that storage supplies are ab normally scant formed the basis of the market strength Including the S225 a hundred weight processing tax which pack ers use in figuring their costs best hogs today cost in the neighborhood of S 1425 the highest Since 1926 L ted in practice with his brother Ed Breen Webster county attorney Confers With Governor Breen came here this morning and conferred with OConnor DConnor then talked with Governor Herring and announced his selec ion The governor called the coun il meeting The special state investigator said he would go to Sioux City at once and establish headquarters here OConnor said as many special agents as Breen requires to make us investigation will be placed at his disposal Im a lawyer Breen declared not a politician Im only interested n finding out whether complaints of JOlitical motives and purchased tes timony made by Sioux City resi dents can be supported by the evi dence i Investigation Points Attorney General OConnors ap ilication to the executive council for Breens appointment set out the six following points for the inves tigation of the investigation 1 The underlying motives back of alleged graft investigation 2 The sources of revenue which is apparently being expended by persons not connected with or intcr Tum to Tune 2 Column 1 College Education Every year thousands of youths abandon the ambition to enter col lege merely because they are with out accurate information as to present day costs and expenses n because they fail to realize how many opportunities exist on every campus for financial selfhelp To assist ambitious and determ ined youngsters over the hump this season the GlobeGazette of fers a timely new service booklet How to Get a College Education Just off the press carries de tailed tabulations on tuition fees board and room and incidental ex penses in all the principal colleges and universities from coast to coast scores of pratical sugges tions on ways and means of finan cial selfhelp on the campus In close 10 cents to 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