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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 11, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home If VOL xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E EDITION APRIL 11 1933 T1IS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 161 See Uptrend by Autumn Washington Hopeful of Better in 6 Months By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON April 11 CFA Times general ly will be recog nized asdistinct ly on the mend by midautumn or a trifle sooner They consider that the seeds of improvement are b e i ng planted now but appreci ate that a rea sonable interval must be allowed for t h em to germinate and for the growth which is expectec from tneni to show unmistakabK above the surface These prophets are not sufficient ly optimistic for example to believe that bank depositors who are just comingto a realization of heavy losses in the financial institutions IOWA HOUSE DEBATES BEER BILL Austrian Chancellor Joins Germans in VISIT IS LINKED present process of recorganiza in tion will take a cheerful conditions until a lapse months has blunted their the misfortune they have suffered Iteadjustments Needed Moreover they do not regard any decided business recovery as a pos sibility in the midst of the con fusion incident to The reconstruction of a large part of the countrys banking structure A complete trading machinery Th6 restoration of order from chaos in the whole field of transpor tation The rescue of agriculture from bankruptcy The relief of industrial labor by a program of public works of all sorts over an area extending from ocean to ocean and from the north ern border to the Gulf of Mexico A drastic cut in the length of the working day and week in an effort to multiply jobs without reducing wages Conference que war debGTana the size of armaments A series of elections which may or may not result in abandonment of the great American prohibition experiment abandonment of it any way up to plexus of readjustments some actually affected some semi affected and some impending will have to have time to take it is pointed out before human nature can adapt itself to the new order and get into genr to take advantage of it Administration prognosticates incline to reckon on a lapse of about six months during which they think folk will be struggling out of the slump for a widespread revival to gain impetus Feel Fall Trade Fall trade too will be beginning to make itself felt by the end of ap proximately that period With considerable additional money in ciculation and a four year accumulation of demand for commodities of every imaginable de scription it is foreseen that the sea son should be an exceptionally ac tive one even for normal times and a start to get business off its dead center is regarded as all that is needed for a good sendoff due to continue Indefinitely Indeed there are even pessimists who look for a marked increase in October or thereabouts in buying and employment the two acting and followed by three or four years of moderate prosperity Whether or not it will last beyond that they say depends on how eco nomicallj sound or otherwise Pres ident Roosevelts policies prove to be in the long run WITH DESIRE TO ALTER TREATIES Meeting Brings Together Leaders in 3 Great Dictatorships VIENNA April 11 cellor Engelbert Dollfuss flying trip to Rome today where German gov ernment leaders already are visit ing Vatican and Italian government chiefs was linked In some quarters with Premier Mussolinis campaign for revision of postwar treaties It brings together representatives of the three principal nations which have been displeased with the fron tier lines set up after the World war It also brings together the leaders of three dictatorial govern ments Chancellor Dolftiss having ruled alone in Austria for the last month The Austrian chancellor took off I for Rome at a m j To Visit Mussolini The official announcement last night said Dr Dollfuss would visit Mussolini There were rumors that he would talk with Capt Herman Goering nazi member of the Ger man cabinet who is in Rome con Rome Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April brought on one of the most quiet weekends we ever had less accidents and every thing People just got full of beer and laid down and took a good nap I was playing polo went to sleep woke up and found I had been beaten but it was all right I did it for Roose velt There aint nothing can do too much for Roosevelt now adays I tell you we never was living in a better time We got a smart man doing our thinking for us You see what put this country on the bum was dumb people thinking for themselves Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1333 McNnught Syndicate cerning the establishment of an auxiliary police force in Austria similar to that instituted in Ger many under Captain Goerings di rection the fianie announcedpurpose that took the other German leader Vice Chancellor Franz von Papen to that city They both are Catholics and both ostensibly bent on attend ing holy week services in Vatican Prepared for Police Offsetting the possibility that the Austrian chancellor will discuss the special police matter with Captain Goering is that there wag no indi cation there would be room for Aus trian nazis in the force The Heim wehr fascist organization was be ng prepared for the auxiliary po ice The Neimwchr generally haa not been in sympathy with the Austri a movement for union of Austria and ermany and Dr Dollfusa assumed lictatorial powers when the nazis lecame menacing immediately after he Hitler electoral victory in Ger many Both Germany and Austria however regard the auxiliary po ice as the only defensive measure permitted them under military re strictions set by the peace treaties Blussolini Hears Goering ROME April II Hussolini this afternoon received Captain Hermann Goering German cabinet minister without portfolio and talked alone wltn him for more than an hour U S May Back MDonald Plan for Arms Cuts British Scheme May Prove to Be Key to Deadlock in Europe By F G VOSBUKGH Associated Press Stuff Writer WASHINGTON April 11 The Roosevelt administration is ser iously considering as a possible key to the European disarmament deadlock the proposal of Ramsay GreatxBri tain under which the United States and other signatories to the Paris peace pact would agree to consult together in event of a violation In the forthcoming international economic conversations here in which the British prime min ister and former Premier Ed ouard Herriot of France will take part the idea advanced at Geneva as part of MacDonalds widely dis cussed disarmament plan will be an important subject of discussion Would Dissolve Objections If the United States should agree to this extension of its responsibil ity under the peace pact and the French should feel such American action would sufficiently insure their security against attack of licials believe French objections which have acted to prevent agree ment at Geneva might dissolve suf ficiently to permit some definite ac nations invited to complishment Three of the Charged With Counterfeiting SIOUX CITY April 11 phonse Musiel painter was taken to Sioux City after being arrested at LeWars on a charge of coutner feiting for makingnickels in a plaster mould AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I was right green an didnt have sense enough to know how good my ankles was until they quit bein that way THREE KILLED AS TRAIN HITS AUTO Two Waterloo Men Instantly Killed Woman Dies on Way to Hospital WATERLOO April 11 and Mrs Clarence Jones and Lloyd Steinmayer ait of Waterloo were killed at a m today when their automobile was struck by an Illinois Central passenger train at a local crossing Jones and Steinmayer were dead when pulled from the wreckage and Mrs Jones died enroute to a hos send representatives to Washington nave definitely accepted Others are expected to fall in line soon Canada is the third nation in addition to Great Britain and France Canada will be represented here by Prime Minister Richard B Bennett McDonald IB First In the conversations on how to better world conditions President Roosevelt will talk first with Mac Donald who is expected here about April 21 then Mr Herriot and Bcn Tiim 1o Page 2 Column 3 Schools Not Affected by New Tax Bill Mason City System Had Already Made Cuts The BeaUyBennett bill which forces schools of the state to cut their budgets tor 1933 and 1034 by 20 per cent of their 1030 tax millage rate will not materially affect the Mason City school district accord ing to the interpretation of the measure by local school officers The reason for this is that Mason City school board directors start ed putting their house in order sev eral years ago and have practically put into effect the reductions which the big tax reduction measure pro posed Different Picture Now The picture of the situation as it presented itself to board members school executives and teachers Tuesday morning was decidedly dif ferent from the one that loomed some weeks ago when the original BeattyBennctt bill passed the sen ate Under the provisions of the first bill there would have been a drastic wrecking of the school sys tem there putting it back to the a half century ago board members state Mason Citys situation under thi bill shows that we have done the proper thing and it is not going to affect us seriously said Willis G C Bagley president of the board We were planning to make gome reductions whether the bill was passed or not A study of the schoof boards rec ord the past 10 years shows that while there has been an increase ol 20 per cent in the enrollment in that period the schools have only 99 per cent more teachers During his same period the bonded indebt edness of the district was reduced 33 per cent and the levy reduced 21 per cent Because of having taken these steps the board can ask for exemp ions from the provisions of the bill by making a showing before the state budget director on both re luced levy and increased enroll ment In the classification in which the Iason City schools fall under the ScattyBennett bill the local school oard is not required to levy less nan for each person of school age in the district Cut Required In the last school census made in he summer of 1932 the enumera ion showed a total of 7821 persons Multiplying 7821 by 3G produces a total of S2S155S The levy made n July 1932 wns showing a net required reduction of Credit allowance is made under he hill for reductions which have een made from that of any year in he four years preceding 1930 Rec rds show that in all of the four rears preceding 1930 the levy in the fund was higher than it was a 1930 In 1928 the Jevy in the Turn In rage a Column 3 pital According to the police version of the accident the sedan driven by Jones apparently stalled on the tracks in the path of the train Ed Stark of Waterloo engineer of the train the Hawkeye Limited de clared he whistled for the crossing and repeated the warning when he saw the car on the tracks He was unable to stop the train before reaching the crossing how ever and the sedan was carried some distance after being struck The train was in charge of Con ductor H G Searles of Dubuque Burned In Explosion CEDAR RAPIDS April 11 Alfred Hersleb fruit store propri etor was suffering from burns re ceived when gasoline with which he was cleaning a rjaint brush exploded Billy Metzger Pioneer of Auto Industry Dead In Bicycle Business Before Horseless Carriages DETROIT April 11 liam E Metzger 64 one of the best known figures in the early days of the automobile industry died at his home here today He had been ill for four years and had confined his activity in recent years to occasion al attendance of meetings of com panies in which he held interests Billy Metzger as his friends knew him probably had more wide spread interests in the automotive industry than any other one indi vidual Like many others of the pioneers in the industry Metzger was in the bicycle business when horseless carriages began to attract popular attention He was one of the original or ganizers of the Northern Motor Car company That company later be came the Wayne Automobile com pany and subsequently E M F company In which the founders were Byron Everett Walter Fland MORTGAGE PLAN VOTE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY Minority Group Urges House to Substitute Inflation Act WASHINGTON April 11 Amid republican inquiries of how long the democrats intended to let the houso be a rubber stamp for presidential proposals the house today took up the administrations 52000000000 plan for refinancing farm mortgages A final vote and certain passage of the measure was not expected be fore tomorrow The rules under which the meas ure is being considered permitted eight hours of debate but no amend ments Representative Martin republi can Mass in assailing the method of considering the bill said that unless the democratic leadership changes its tactics in handlinglegis lation I am afraid many new mem bers will never know how the house should consider bills Sennto Debates Act Meanwhile the senate was debat ing the general farm measure which on that side of the capitol includes the farm mortgage measure A minority of the house agricul ture committee said in a report sub mitted to the house today that the farm mortgage plan would prove a disappointment ana tiiere should be a big inflation currency The minority views were signed by one democrat Pierce Oregon and two republicans Boilau Wis consin and Gilchrist Iowa They urged the mortgage plan of Sena tor Frazier republican N Dak and like the senate agriculture com mittee indorsed the principle of in flation Will Increase Prices We are of the opinion the mi nority said that the circulation of more tax exempt interest bear ing bonds is detrimental to our country but that the circulation of a large amount of currency will in crease commodity prices and go a ong way toward restoring pros perity I Much lower rates of interest must be offered to the farmer than an be offered if we are to provide j he money through the sale of onds We must have more money uid the principles of the Frazier bill will afford an excellent method of distribution Fraziers bill would refinance arm mortgages at per cent in erest and Hi per cent amortiza ion payment Farm loan bonds jearing per cent Interest would be issued those not sold to be ex changed with the federal reserve board for an equal value of federal reserve currency List 4 Objections The minority listed four major objectionable features to the ad ministration plan FOREST WORKERS ENJOY MESS DITTO LEADS AS BACKERS OF ACT URGE APPROVAL Claim Enough Votes in Favor Add Several Amendments DES MOINES April 11 De bate on final passage of the 32 beer hill began this afternoon with Rep resentative O J Ditto of Osceola county opening the arguments for supporters of the measure As the discussion opened today ralleries were crowed as well ns he standing space in the rear and it the sides of the chamber Applause swept the spectators on icveral occasions but they were iromptly stopped by the rap of thn ipenkera gavel As adjournment was taken this loon proponents of the bill made in ormal claims that they would have nore than the 55 votes needed for passage Others conceded that the would be close Some of the first contingent of men recruited into President Roose velt rcforcstutlon army arc shown enjoying their first mess jit Fort YT1Cy rc uniforms in ulilch they will work m national forests Assoctntca Press Wiley Says Akron Crew Officers Did Their Duty Declares Were Beyond Skill or Experience WILLIAM E METZGER ers and himself Aside from hia activity In the manufacturing division of the in dustry however Metzger was one of its original high pressure sales men He became one of the organ izers and sales manager of the old Cadillac Motor Car company in 1902 and by his prowess as a sales man was credited with pulling it through the first lean years of its existence Metzger was born in Peru 111 His wife who was Grace Kimbnti of Detroit died in 1907 One daugh ter survives First the issuance of in tax exempt bonds with four per Turn to Paan 2 Column 2 HOUSE REFUSES BILL OF SENATE Appropriations Act Nearing Inevitable Conference Committee DES MOINES April 11 The biennial appropriations bill neared the inevitable confcrenci committee today when the house re fused 81 to 2 to accept the senates appropriation figures Substituting its own figures the house returned the senate tilted ap propriations measure to that body Previously the house had passed its own biennial appropriations measure and sent it to the senate where the senate replied in kind by placing its figures under the house bill title The senate appropriations are higher annually than those of the house Senate Sets May 15 for Louderback Trial WASHINGTON April 11 The senate today set May 15 for the trial of Judge Harold Louderback of California after he had denied he five impeachment counts filed by the house LAKEHURST N J April 11 Com Herbert V Wiley completing his story of the Akron disaster at the naval inquiry today snid the officers and crew did thcir duty to the best of their ability be fore the airship hurtled through ightning to her destruction in the ocean If any errors were made he said before he left the witness stand they were beyond skill and experience existing today Seeks Way Questions relating to the Akrons safety equipment for her crew and to a mistake in orders hy which her course was changed 50 degrees instead of 15 a she sought to find a way out of the storm area were asked Wiley before he finished his testimony The commander he said had or dered a IE degree change in course which was misinterpreted as an or der for a SO degree change In my opinion Wiley said the mistake had no bearing on later events although it might have had After a pause he added raising his voice slightly It wa9 im material Carried Life Kaft Asked whether the Akron was fitted with lifeboats or rafts Wiley replied that she carried one air in flated life raft with a capacity I think of 14 persons but that all her cushions and mattresses were so designed that they could be used for life preservers Richard 15 Deal boatswain one of the two enlisted men who were rescued was on the stand relating his experiences when the hearing adjourned for luncheon Bohn Kidnaper Gets 25 Years in Prison ST PAUL April 11 Robinson of Edmonton Alberta confessed kidnaper of Hnskell Bohn here last summer was sentenced to serve not more than 25 years in prison by District Boerner today Judge J W Gets Six Sent After Theft of Car CEDAR RAPIDS April n T E Carroll of Sumner today be gan five 10 year sentences and one 5 year term after being convicted of five charges of auto larceny and one charge of displaying false li cense plates HERRING TO TAKE SLASH IN SALARY Plan Announced as Senate Refuses to Cut Pay of Governor DES MOINES April 11 Gov Clyde Herring will voluntar ly take a salary reduction corre sponding to that imposed on the legislature on other state officials Senator John K Valentine inform ed the senate this afternoon The announcemet was made fol lowing the action of the senate in re fusing by a 10 to 34 vote to cut the governors salary a year or from to Senator Valentine said the gov ernor had informed him that he had been willing to accept the same reduction as provided for others Hicldin Proposes Cut Senator E R Hicklin of Wapel lo republican proposed the cut as an amendment to tnu salary reduction 45 Memtwrft Pledged At the democratic caucus InsL night 10 members of the majority larty pledged themselves to vote or the bill This left 21 democrats either opposed or with their attitude unknown to the general public Party leaders however said that count of noses indicated a suffi cient number between the linen to put the bill across The sponsors also are counting several republican votes One of the far reaching amendments adopted by a vote of 101 to 5 was that at Representative McFarlane Black Hawk prohibit ing sale ol the beverage to persons under 21 years of age and Cng sale from Saturday midnlirtit to T a m Monday An attempt by Representative Fabritz of Wapello to change the age from 21 to 18 years was killed 14 to 89 Unlawful In Curs By a vote of 56 to 50 the house adopted an amendment bv Repre sentative Malone of Cass making it unlawful for nny person to consume beer on the highways or streets or m any vehicle using the highways under penalty of J100 fine or 30 days in jail A second amendment by McFar lane eliminating that section of the bill which would put outdoor adver tising of beer under control of the state executive council was defeat ed 38 to 43 A drastic amendment which would have prohibited all ad vertising of beer in Iowa was ruled out of order in that it contained the same subject matter as the McFar lane amendment The houso also voted down 33 to 30 an amendment by Represcnta ive Bowers of Union which would lave raised the class C permit from J25 to 50 He said he thought the ncrease would be needed for added police protection in small towns Object to Provision Representative McCreery ol Lina objected to the mandatory provi sion requiring issuance of permits if the applicant met the prescri bills being considered by ate Ten republicans joined with 24 democrats in rejecting the amend ment after a partisan battle Sen ator L T Shnngle of Oskaloosa was the only democrat voting in favor of the amendment Senator Hicklin introduced his amendment after the senate had rejected his proposal to eliminate from a salary reduction bill pro visions to reduce the salaries of su preme court ami district court judges Strike Out This amendment would have stricken out the provisions placing the salary of supreme court judges at 56600 instead of the present and district court judges at instead of The senate defeated this motion by a 23 to 27 vote and then adopt ed by a narrow margin amendments placing the salary of supreme court justices at and district court judges at Hicklin then said be planned to introduce the amendment on the governors salary in order that the senate might be consistent in Its reductions Should Be Consistent If we apply the cuts to the sal aries of committee clerks janitors find pushers of lawn mowera then we should he consistent and make reductions from the top down Hicklin declared An amendment to the amendment hy Senator Tripp which would have naclc the reduction in the gover lorj salary become effective Jan Turn to tnxt 1 Column 41 regulations He wanted this issu the sen trnce made optional declaring thai the bill compels issuance of permits and would allow sale of beer in every other house if the owner could qualify Ditto vigorously opposed the amendment declaring it was put ting the question into local city politics with councils being allowed to issue permits only to those whom they favored The previous question was moved which precluded the offering of further amendment at thin time Twentytwo speakers bad filed re quests to talk on the bill If all availed themselves of the 10 min utes allowed it would be late in the afternoon before final vote was taken Keep Out Hard Finuor An attempt of Representative Zylstra of Sioux county to injecl the hard liquor question into the ITurn to rane 2 Column 5 Sfie Weather IOWA WEATHER Fair Tuesday night and proh ftlily Wednesday light to heavy frosts Tuesday night somc whnt warmer Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at b oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Minimum in Nlcht K At 8 A M 33 Rainfall Tracu ;