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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1933, Mason City, Iowa P North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 14 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 164 HOUSE ACCEPTS BEER BILL CHANGES 44 SCHOOLS VIE FOR HONORS OF MUSIC CONTEST Players arid Singers to Add District Titles to Laurels High school musicians from 44 schools in North Iowa began arriv ing Friday for the North Central district music contest opening Fri day afternoon and continuing through to Saturday night Already winners in subdistrict competition these players and singers seek the right to compete in the state con test The Friday afternoon program included solo events in flute clarin et bassoon trumpet trombone xylophone and chamber groups of brass and chamber groups of wood wind held at the high school Fri day evenings events will include mixed small vocal groups girls small vocal groups and boys small vooal groups at the high school au ditorium and baritoneeuphonium tiiba violin and viola solo in the Lincoln school auditorium Most of the large groups are scheduled to arrive Saturday Sat urday mornings events in the high school auditorium will include class C orchestra class B orchestra and piano solo while at Lincoln school auditorum soprano contralto ten or and baritonebass soloists will compete Saturday afternoon will find three lively sessions of contests in progress At the high school audi torium class C concert bands and miscellaneous groutis of atringa will compete while in the Lincoln school C boys lr g ee mixed chorus and class B mixed chorus At oclock Saturday afternoon at the Central school grounds the spectacular marching hand contests for class A B and C arc scheduled The class B concert bands will engage in competition Saturdr evening at the high school auditori um More than 1200 students are expected here for the events Be sides this total there will he many parents and others attending Lives to Realize His Two Great Ambitions KENDALL Wis April 14 James Sheeran who immigrated to America from Ireland was ambi tious One of his ambitions was to live to be iOO The other was to see the return of legal beer He realized both before he died Five children 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren survive Child Loses Battle With Husky Roostei SHILOH 111 April 14 Rich ard Stauffer small son of Mr and Mrs Willard Stauffer is recovering from injuries received when a 10 pound rooster knocked him down and pecked him in the face The rooster has been served at dinner State Senate Approves Reductions in Salaries FOUND SLAIN Fmierul services for a young man and a young woman who were found in a parked car at Hampton with bullet holes in their heads and gun between them ho held Saturday Mrs La vctta Burcum Crawford 24 ami IHurvin KeJlcy Hanscll uliove were the victims of a supposed murdersuicide or double suicide pact Funeral services for Mrs Craw ford will hi held in tlio Methodist church nt Hampton nt oclock Saturday afternoon with the Rev C Thomas Carson a retired min ister in charge Services for Kcllev will he held at 1 oclock Saturday afternoon nt Hanscll with the Kcv n A Davis officiating Burial will be in Hau Des Moines Plans Ordinance on Beer DES MOINES April 14 Plans to have an ordinance govern ing sale of 32 beer ready for pres entation to the city council Monday were announced by City Solicitor Fred van Liew AUNT HET By Robert Quillen 111 I knew shed be the bogs You know a womans got plenty o will power if shes got straight hair an dont try to make it curl Circus Worker Arrested in Chicago for Cedar Rapids Bank Holdup CHICAGO April 14 liam Collins 43 circus worker was picked up here today by State Police Sergeant O W Kempster who turned him over to Sergt Earl Stanley of Cedar Rapids on a charge of having robbed the United States bank in Cedar Rapids of 52415 March 20 Collins waived extradition Kemp ster said and Stanley started with him for Cedar Rapids Collins was first reported to have been wanted in Rockford III hut that was erron eous Kempster said Collins parents live in Cedar Rapids and the license number of his sedan is registered from their home It was the same as that of the car in which the bank robber escaped and was noted by wit nesses who also furnished a de scription of the robber which Kemp ster said tallied with that of Col ins Collins was traced to a Chi cago address by letters he wrote to Cedar Rapids HINCH TRIAL ON MURDER CHARGE TO BE APRIL 24 Judge Edwards Sustains Motion for Bill of Particulars Paul Hinch indicted on the charge of first degree murder fol lowing the death of his wife last December was given until Mon day to plead by Judge M F Ed wards in the district court Friday His trial has been set to start Mon day April 24 Hinch who was to have entered his plea Friday following his ar raignment Thursday was given the additional time while County Attor ney M Li Mason and M E Laird assistant county attorney who represented the state in the case prepare a more specific statement of the charge against Hinch Sustains Motion Judge M F Edwards sustained a motion by W G Henke Charles City and F A Ontjes Mason City attorneys for Hinch for a bill of particulars asking that the state make a more specific statement of the manner in which the crime was committed This statement must be prepared by the state by Monday the judge ruled Hinch who has been in jail since his arrest early in January was in the courtroom Judge Edwards who opened the of a number of miscellaneous matters during the week Friday morning made an as signment of jury trials to start next Monday and setting Hindis trial for a week later Will Bo Tried Next Mondays assignment con tains two cases State of Iowa vs Steve Alambis charged with carry ing concealed weapons and State vs Hanford Cleaners and N Katz charged with uttering a false bank check Tuesday the judge will take up C P McVlcker assignment and two civil actions Peterson vs Kat terhenry and Brown vs Gagnon The case of Brewer Tire and Bat tery company vs Firestone Tire and Rubber company is among the cases set for Wednesday the others being Champlin Refining company vs Schaudt and Johnson vs Latham Hit and Run Bicycle Rider and Thief of Bikes Now Sought SAN FRANCISCO April 14 UP Hitrun bicycle rider and the bicycle thief gained official atten tion as a result of a new cycling I2U License plates for all bikes were requested in a petition by messenger boys who reported ma chines being stolen at the rate of JO or 70 a day Police started a search for the hitrun rider who knocked down Patrick Henry Whalen 71 a caused fatal injuries McDonald Leaving Home With Threefold Mission Hopes to BritishAmerican Friendship LONDON April Min ister Ramsay MacDonald leaves Englands shores tomorrow on a threefold mission which may crown his long career by opening to the peoples of the world a road to solu tion of their crushing economic and political problems By his talks with President Roosevelt around the white house fireplace MacDonald hopes to fur ther these three objectives To strengthen AngloAmerican friendship by a candid discussion of everything from economic na tionalism to war debts Seek Common Policy To arrive at a common policy on such subjects as tariffs and mone tary problems in order to pave the way for a successful world econom ic conference in London To outline the aspects of the threatening European political situ ation which will arouse American cooperation not in alliances or European entanglements but in a neighborly helpfulness for their so lution The prime minister faces the risk of many disappointments but the Scotsman who at 66 years has be come one of Europes elder etatea men has grappled with the ardor of a man half his age the problems now preventing the nations of the world from enjoying the fruits of the worlds riches No Definite Agreement MacDonald will seek no definite Roose Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April my beer offer the other day to buy senators or congress men a nip in return for their unlocked for public good has brought me a lot of bills Here is one from a man In New Hampshire You didnt say anything about exsenators but knowing your personal regard for exSen ator Moses thought it would be o k so bought him one The beer didnt suit him said he couldnt get back on to it so had to give him something better so enclosed bill to one drink for Senator Moses 50 cents discount 40 cents which I took care of myself which leaves balance due 10 cents Moses seemed mighty satisfied with this arrange ment Thats o k with me an ex republican senator Is worth a dime anywhere will do the same for Jim Watson of Indiana Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNuucht Syndicate ly ex ploration MacDonald Is at his best as a negotiator Assured of personal popularity In the United States he hopes to find in Mr Roosevalt a new ally a new fountain of vigorous inspiration As a guest he will try to gear his talk to Mr Roosevelts hopes to keep the pace set by the presi dent Mr MacDonald will not rush Mr Roosevelt into a discussion of the war debts but it is obvious here that British public opinion demands a discussion of this issue and Mr MacDonald as indicated to the commons yesterday will merge this problem into the broader landscape of world economic problems Some newspapers here have led sections of the public to believe that as soon as Mr MacDonald sets foot within tlie white house Mr Roose velt will present him with a debt moratorium Mr MacDonald real izes this Is not to be expected He has talked with Norman H Davis the United States special ambassador is fully acquainted with American sentiment concern ing the debts and knows its solu tion is intricately linked with other international problems Russians Tell of Accepting Bribes On Will Await Lead tariffs Great Britain will 3 Men Executed for Slaying in Kentucky EDDYVILLE Ky April 14 UP Young Louisville white man and Kermit Roosevelt Pope and Richard Galnes Negroes were executed at the state penitentiary here early today All confessed be fore going to the chair Young however contended he thought the two policemen he killed were gang sters trying to shoot him Pope killed his wife and Gaines killed an other Negro in a row over money Waterloo Merchant Dies WATERLOO April 14 neral arrangements were being made for Clayton M Berkley hard ware merchant who died at his home yesterday Faithful Dog Brings Aid to His Crippled Master end scribbled a note on sianus are factors credited to Ed Britzel rancher with the saving of his life Brcizels team ran away and his cigaret paper Go straight home fellow and await the lead of the United States and definitely support a lower world tariff policy But in the pres ent state of world economic war fare it is believed here that the old fashioned tariffs are as antiquated as muzzle loading rifles The quota systems restrictions prohibitions and embargoes are the new high powered barriers of international commerce and trade But by far the most delicate of the problems of MacDonalds mis sion is his hope of bringing Amer ican influence to bear on the threat ening European political problems MacDonald sees the danger of Europe not only again becoming two armed camps but two great conflicting camps of political phil osophy perhaps threatening the po litical problems of such democratic states as Great Britain France and the United States 22 Beer Sellers in Ohio Given Pardons COLUMBUS Ohio April 14 persons most of them convicted in the past few months for selling beer before It was legal ized by the Ohio legislature were pardoned by Gov George White to day Of the 22 six were women The oldest violator has been in jail since August 1D32 One Says Nordwell Gave Him Fur Coat to Damage Turbine MOSCOW April 14 Russian testimony to support charges ot bribery and sabotage was presented today at the trial of six British en gineers accused of these high crimes against the soviet state One witness told of taking a bribe of from L C Thornton one of the defendants Another said he had been paid 5500 by William H MacDonald another of the ac cused to deliver plans for a power plant in the Urals A third Rus sian witness said Charles Nordwell had paid him 200 and given him a fur coat to damage a turbine at the Ivanovo power plant This last charge was made by A T Lobanov chief of the electrical department of the Ivan ovo power station Lohanov also is a defendant In this trial Tells of Bribe Nordwells name was brought Into the proceedings for the first time when this witness told of the 52500 bribe Lobanov sairi he had entertained antisoviet ideas and that he had complained to Nordwell about the low living standards in this country If you want to improve your condition he said Nordwell told him you must act now You must cause important damage so that Russia will have to spend more gold Above all you must be sure that this power plant is paralyzed in case of war Lobanov recounted the conversa tion in detail but Nordwell him self denied every word of it Speak ing Russian fluently but with a pronounced accent the blond Eng lishman stood shoulder to shoulder with his accuser in front of the judge Explains Fur Coat I never gave him any money STATE COUNTY CITY OFFICERS IN BIG SAVING PLAN Estimated as Annual Reduction From Pay DES MOINES April 14 Salary reductions for state county and city officials which it was s timated would effect a total saving of 51000000 a year were approved today by the state senate The upper house vote on the sal ary reduction bill was V to 1 The measure now goes to the house which previously had passed its own salary reduction bill As approved by the senate the bill provides for a cut of 10 per cent in the salaries of elective state offi cials and from 5 to 25 per cent ac cording to the amount received in the salaries of county and city and state appointive officers Exemption Provided Exemption of sheriffs judges and fome other officials from the bills provisions was provided by amend ments Another step toward fixing the adjournment date was taken when the senate approved the house con current resolution which would bring the session to a close on April 18 However Senator John 1C Valentine D of Ceuterville filed a motion to reconsider The house voted 73 to 31 to con tinue its committee to investigate commissiOnSuVISojitea ment to provide that the attorney general shall work with the con mittee Headed for Conference The Interim committee bill creasing the pupil transportatio zone from one to two miles appar ently was headed for a third con ference committee The first com mittee failed to agree and the sen ate today refused to accept the re port of the second The attorney general or his rep resentatives was made a part o the committee to continue the In quiry into cement prices through ai amendment by Representativi Sours o Floyd Sours said he was In sympathj with the committee and that 1 here was anything irregular tli egislature and the state should enow it Report Adopted He pointed out that the members already had adopted the committee reliminary report providing that he attorney general should make he investigation and said his amendment was designed to clarify hat situation Representative Yager f Dickinson opposed the amend ment asserting that the commission and Fred White chief engineer had asked for an investigation The amendment was adopted o 43 Representative Reed of Mahaska and Johnson of Linn questioned the advisability of the resolution to con Inue the committee pointing out hat the senate was not represented ind suggested the resolution may lave tough sledding in that body or that reason Senate Must Act The senate must pass upon the esolutlon which carries an appro riatlon of 3000 It was contended owever by Representative McKin on of Henry and Wenig of Clay iat the senators show no Interest n the matter that they believed ne committee can accomplish some Senate Vote on Inflation BillNeared Frazier Plan of Farm Relief Expected to Meet Defeat WASHINGTON April 14 direct test vote on inflation im pended in the senate today as mem bers resumed consideration of the sweeping administration farm pro gram with its varied machinery for lifting prices to 19091014 levels and refinancing agricultural debts As a substitute for the Rooseveit mortgage plan Senator Frazier R N planned to offer his bill to refinance farm debts at lS per cent interest and yearly payment of per cent on the principal em ploying broad inflation to cover the financing Fraziers proposal provides for is suig bonds sufficient to meet the estimated 58300000000 in farm mortgage indebtedness with the stipulation that if these bonds are not sold they shall be converted in to currency Curency inflation was recom mended to the senate by the unani mous vote of Its agriculture com mittee as the main hope for per manent and substantial relief for agriculture STATE AND CITY OFFICIALS MAKE PLANS FOR BREW Statewide Celebration of Opening Day Will Be Frowned on TEXT ON PAGE Ji DES MOINES April 14 house by a vote 82 to 16 today concurred in senate amendments to the beer bill Two attempts to further amend the measure were defeated Representative Straclian of Hum bold t endeavored to amend the sen ate amendment allocating the fees derived from issuance of permits by municipalities He wanted this rev enue to accrue solely to the munic ipalities instead of being divided between the city atid county except in those counties which have munic ipalities of 10000 or more popula tion This would have put the alloca tion back to the same manner in which the bill originally passed the house Amendment Itejectod Representative Bonnstetter of Kossuth offered an amendment tliat Proponents however defeat of the plan expected lJIIllllllLue I never sad a word to him about thing m the investigation dam leg was broken when he was thro from the wagon during a snowi clogs collar storm Unable to crawl he was in The doe did get the missus he commanded af ter he had fastened the note to the Set Trial of Bible Reader for Monday WATERLOO April 14 liminary hearing for Arthur Trott Bible reader on a charge of prac ticing medicine without a license vvaa set for Monday morning damage or about war Nordwcl said Now let me tell you about that fur coat He looked Lobanov in the eye as he explained that he had helped another employe of MetroVI ckers to sell Lobanov an overcoat which the owner no longer needed Shout ing above the prosecutor who sought to interrupt the story Nordwell told how Lobanov had paid him 500 rubles which he turned over to the owner of the coat The other charge of bribery made today was by Alexey Dolgov who said Thornton had paid him 51500 which he considered to be a bribe for concealing a defect in machinery installed by Thorntons company Clyde Miller Convicted DES MOINES April 14 Clyde H Miller husband of Mrs Francette Miller city finance com missioner was convicted of utter Ing a forged instrument by a dis trict court jury In connection with a check issued almost two years and Wenig charged the former attor ney generals office had spent thou sands and accomplished nothing Those voting against the resolu tion were Bowers Brady Casey Doran Elliott Ellsworth Gallagher Hanson of Winnebago Hartman Humcston Johnson Laughlin Lichty Lookingbill McCarthy Mc Creery McFarlane Miller Millhone Moore of Harrison Mooty Osborn Ryder Sheridan Stiger Strachan Swift of Dubuque Wiese Willis and Wolf Four Not Voting Not voting or absent were Ditto McDermolt Ostby and Fnhritc The speaker has appointed as house members on the conference committee to consider the general appropriations bill Representatives Bonnstetter Malone Koch Mancse and Snyder The house passed several hills clarifying sections in the code and a measure by the senate county and township committee providing that the poor may make application for relief to hoards of supervisors overseers of the poor of trustees of township in which they reside the state treasurer deduct the cost of administration the act from the monies received It meant the same fate as the Straclian amendment by viva voce vote A last word in opposition to the bill was made by Representative McKinnon of Henry He questioned Representative Ditto of Osceola III mm Mil concermng brewers profits a bar INTlK AN reVandthe amount of won III UUDflll nlUl l estimated would I annually Ahoiit Million Barrels Ditto replied upwards of a mil lion barrels but did not know the profit McKinnon then said he was ad vised this profit was about TROOPS CULLED 17 Bomb Explosions Heralt Opening of Red Week in Havana HAVANA Cuba April 14 Troops were called to stamp out terrorism today after 17 bomb ex plosions killed one person ami in jured three or four The blasts same yesterday and last night on the heels of several anonymous letters to police head quarters warning that yesterday would start red week in Havana Cavalry was called out after po lice had started a roundup of per sons suspected of terroristic len iencies and opposition to the rule of President Machado The mounted troops patrolled Galiana street vhile throughout the city automo biles were stopped at gunpoint and searched Police seized a score of youths ncluding three unidentified students Aho were taken from the fifth po ice station to Atares castle Police atrols armed with machine guns guarded against further outbreaks One bomb exploded not far from he new home of Orestes Ferrara ormer ambassador to the United States nml now secretary of itate n the Machado government It was hidden in a fruit vendors vagon and it killed 3 yenr old ose Montane Three men were re ported seriously injured in this and tiler liliuta Windows were shattered near a ewelry and photographers shop A chool building lightly was damaged BEER REGULATIONS DES MOINES April 14 T 32 per cent beer bill as passed by the senate provides in brief That beer may be Purchased for consumption on premises of salesman in restaurants and lunch rooms hotel guest rooms and dining rooms drug stores with lunch con counters railway dining or buffet cars confeetionaries and delicatessens with food permits private clubs night clubs serv ing meals barbecues within city limits and country clubs out side cities or towns Purchased for consumption elsewhere than at purchase place in grocery or other retail establishments That license fees Collected by the state revert to the state sinking fund Collected In counties with a city of more than 10000 popu lation shall be retained by the city Collected In other counties shall he credited equally to the county and to municipalities Collected from golf or coun try clubs shall revert to the county general fund barrel and asserted all beer sold in Iowa should be made at home otherwise five to six million dol lars would be taken from the state yearly he said He also asserted that because of the heavy taxes this measure setH up one of the biggest bootlegging ndustries in the country Representatives Fuester and Jen sen said that most of the amend ments were put in by drys and hat if there were any objectionable eaturcs they could be rectified at he August session Dean Not Voting Speaker Miller said he planned to sign the bill as soon as it wat engrossed late today After Millei signed the bill it was to be taker to the senate for the signature ol Lieut Cov N G Kraschel Those voting no were Foster Gis scll McKinnon and Porter Hanson of Winnebago Lookingbill McCreery McLean Mooty Snyder Sours Stanxel Strachan and Weed Absent or not voting were Democrats Augustine Dean Donlon Hook Stiger Yager and Zylstra nnd Mill hone Officials Millo Plans Gerald Jewett collector of inter nal revenue said today that before beer may tic manufactured or sold in lawa a federal license must be obtained Explaining the steps necessary for federal permission Jewett said there were three classes of license forms One for retail dealers requires an annual fee of with the year beginning July 1 To operate be tween now and July l a fee of Sa must be paid The federal license I Turn to 1uire 5 Colimm 3 IOWA WEATHER Fair not HO cool In the cen tral and wist portions prob ably frost in tint southeast por tion Krldny night Saturday fnlr warmer In the west and south portions LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 51 Minimum In Night At 8 A M Friday SX The wind was back to the north west Friday after being in I ho south two days ;