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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas HOME DITION Edited for the Home NEWSPAPEIt THAT VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY 28 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE Reflation Farm Hope So Claims Sponsor Senator Thomas of Oklahoma CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON April 28 CPAJ Elmer Thomas of Okla homa who has been engineering reflation in the upper house of up his mind several months ago that cheaper money was the only thing to concen trate on to save American agri culture The farm er might equally tie saved by means of a subsidy he agreed He said it was his judg ment however that the country is not in a mood to acquiesce in a subsidy in any form except that of the tariff What he asked himself THOMAS was to be done He reasoned thus Certain vast interests are in pos session of practically all the money in the country and having a mono poly on it they are letting go of it only on their own hard terms anyone whose position s such that he really is compelled to raise a little cash must pay the vast interests for it in commodities most emphatically through the Hinch Claims Wife LeapecTFrom Aut CROSS EXAMINED ABOUT QUARREL BY PROSECUTION Hinch Claims He Wiped Blood Away From Wifes Face ally i nose as the saying is Diluting Money Without an outright revolution the senator recognized that it would oe impossible to take the vast in terests money away from them but upon due reflection he decided that it would a comparatively simple task to dilute it to such an extent that it would not be worth nearly so much In effect this was the Oklahom ani concept of pro gram of flooding the vast interests qut it taefaiiijbill pending Tin it is scarcely accur ate to describe it as part of the bill rather what is left of the farm bill is part of the reflation pro gram As we know it authorizes the president to reflate or INflate the currency up to a not very clearly defined limit a great deal anyway It undoubtedly will enable agri culture to pay its debts very if the president reflates as much as he is empowered to do The question occurred to me If after that the plan will not increase the prices that the farmers will have to pay as stiffly as it will increase the prices that he can get for his crops and I put this query to the senator Farmers Position The answer Senator Thomas said is that the farmer after his debts are paid is in a position to feed himself Presumably he already has shelter he has no need to dress expensively and consequently he is so situated that he can hold out for a long time while buying al most nothing Meanwhile if he gets good prices he will do tolerably well in the long run But as to the urban workingman whose pay has been cut and whose living costs seem likely to be sharply advanced now He may suffer a temporary pinch conceded the senator but unless agriculture is rescued the whole country will go to smsh ur bn workers and all Be that as it may Senator Thomas is the outstanding cham pion of reflation the one lawmaker to put it across after a generation of efforts by a list of statesmen as long as ones arm BULLETIN The defense in the trial of Iaul Hinch charged with ihe murder of his irife rested its case late Friday afternoon The state announced it had 110 re buttal testimony to offer Cross examination of Paul Hinch charged with the murder of his wife continued in the district court before Judge M F Edwards Friday after noon In questioning the defendant who maintained in the direct testimony that his wife Marion Hinch jumped to her death on the night of Dec 28 while they were in his automobile B G Dunn torney for the state brought up ad ditional evidence on the quarrels that had taken place between him and his wife Opening of the afternoon session was delayed by a meeting of the Cerro Gordo county bar to take ac tion on the mob episode at Le Mars Difficulties Serious The cross examination of Hinch f by Mr Dunn opened with an at tempt to show there had been seri bis wife J Hinch admitted on Mr Dunns questioning that difficulties were caused by Ipropaganda that he was going about with other women He denied he attended a dance at Dows as had been reported They reported I did but they havent proved it yet the defend ant declared Hinch testified he did not recall U S and Great Britain Allied Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal April are having the same trouble now that individ uals have been having for three years that is tryiing to find out the actual value of what they have You dont know the value of your land your stocks your house or anything Now England and America and France have met to find out what the dollar is wortii and what the pound sterling is worth what silver is worth Everything is jumping up and down now like an international banker at a senatorial investiga tion Nations are like a lot of women with their babies Each think that theirs is the best Yours WILL ROGERS Copmetlt 1033 McNaueht Syndicate Roosevelt and Herriot Report Understanding Frenchman Goes Home War Debt Discussions Will Be Continued Oratorical Title IOWA CITY April 28 thur B Magidson of the University of Wisconsin won the northern ora torical league championship threatening to shoot himself if his wife did not come back with him on one of the occasions when she was with her parents This threat according to the states allegation occurred once when he met Mrs Hineh and her mother at the Kitto store in Mason City Denied Having Troubles When I asked Marion to come back with me Mrs Cahill told me you havent got a home to take her to the defendant stated The defendant denied having trouble with his wife when she ac cused him of spending his wages recklessly There was some argument over the matter he said adding there was some dispute about the pav ment of rental Hinch denied that his wife went to her parents because of trouble between them during 1930 and 1931 There were no further difficul ties between you tlien until you met An understanding and the United States on the prob lems of world economic recovery was announced today by President Roosevelt and M Herriot the French envoy Their final joint statement re ferred almost completely to the economic phase of their discussions We have noted with deep satis faction said the two statesmen that our two governments are looking with like purpose at the main problems oE the world and the objectives of the world economic conference To Continue Discussions Earlier in the day the president and M Herriot announced a frank discussion of the war debts issue with an expression of hope that these discussions would be continued in Paris and in Washington M York Herriot departed for New in the early afternoon en route to France About the time that M Herriot was boarding the train for New York the white house issued the following text of the final joint statement by him and the president Complete Understanding Our conversations had as their object and as their result as com plete an understanding as possible between our two countries in re gard to our common problems the AUNT MET By Robert Quillen It wasnt teachin school that made Annes eyes get that way Its keepin one eye on her job an one look in for a husband Maxine Latham he was asked conclusion of definite agreements being reserved for the world eco nomic conference At no moment has understand ing been more necessary between France and the United States for the maintenance of peace for pro gressive and simultaneous economic disarmament and the restoration of stable monetary conditions In an atmosphere of general security We have noted with deep satis faction that our two governments are looking with like purpose at the main problems of the world and the objectives of the world No we had no trouble until then Asked About Divorce It was Vera Dougherty who asked him if his wife was getting a di vorce at a time he attended a dance with Maxine Latham at Sheffield according to the defendant She asked me what an old mar ried man like me was doing at a dance and asked me jokingly if my wife was getting a divorce he de clared On questions by Mr Dunn the economic defendant stated after a number of quarrels during the week before he and his wife took Miss Latham to Turn to Paste 10 Column 1 PASTORMED IN AUTO CRASH Four Other lowans Badly Injured in Collision of Car and Truck j We have examined in particular DES MOINES April 28 the Banner in which commercial conference In Full Agreement The government of the United States and the French government have been able already to announce their full agreement in regard to the necessity of a prompt meeting of this conference the object of which must be to bring about a rapid re vival world activity and the rais ing of world prices by diminishing all sorts of impediments to interna tional commerce such as tariffs quotas and exchange restrictions by the reestablishment of a normal financial and monetary situ ation Rev P E Gray of Atlantic was in jured fatally and four others criti cally injured today in a collision be tween an automobile and a stock truck near here today The injured The Rev w F Hmst s encer Mrs F E Gray Atlantic L D Ginsberg Des Moines Sam Klmmell Des Molnei Mr Gray died in a hospital here an hour after the crash Mr Hurst and Mrs Gray were reported in a hosDital policies should develop for the pur pose of promoting rather than re stricting international trade Study Money Problems We have studied monetary prob lems and the different methods pos sible for a coordination of central bank policies the remedies which may be brought forward to attack the menacing problem of unemploy ment and the stagnation of business by the execution of programs of public works to be carried out by Xlont to Fuc la Colama M Will Defend British Plan to Cut Arm Davis Makes Dramatic Announcement at Geneva GENEVA April 28 United States dramatically allie herself with Britain today at th world disarmament conferenc when Norman H Davis announce that the American delegation woul oppose any attempt to weaken th draft arms convention prepared b the British The American ambassadorat large said he regarded the Britisl draft treaty as a very valuable con tnbution and a definite step towart limitation of armaments He added that the United State coked upon it merely as the firs step in disarmament indicating hat others must follow until arma ments are brought down to their proper level Not Far Kuough The plan does not go so far in imiting armed forces as we would ike Mr Davis said Neverthe css feel that our efforts should be concentrated on adopting the Ian as a whole without modifica tion which would jeopardize it After making an earnest appea o all delegations to consider the in a 3Prlt conciliation tne Americanspokesman continued v We will jolntall1 delegations in pposing any amendments which will weaken the British plan and endanger the success of the confer ence Capt Robert Eden speaking for reat Britain expressed deep ap reciation of the general terms with Inch America welcomed the Brit sh project He added that Britain would cor ially cooperate with those who de sire to go further in the reduction f armaments than is provided for the ponvention To Propose Tariff Truce WASHINGTON April 28 It is the expectation in the capital that a world truce on tariff changes pending the world economic confer ence will be proposed tomorrow by Norman Davis special American ambassador at the meeting of the preparatory committee in London THREESHOTJN BANK ROBBERY Bank Official Slugged by 3 Gunmen in Madisoti Minnesota MADISON Minn April 28 Oft citizens were shot and a bank official slugged today by three gunmen who raided the Klein Na tional bank and fled with Spraying city streets with ma chine gun rifle and pistol fire as they escaped the four bandits en dangered the lives of at least 25 persons firing point blank at a group of workmen in an alley back FARMER SOUGHT SENATE REJECTS RIDER TO INFLATION PLAN Passes Bill to Speed Payments Made by Closed Banks WASHINGTON April 28 The senate today rejected an amendment to the inflationbill to give President Roosevelt the op tional power to pay the bonus with new money If the chief executive desires The bonus amendment was re jected 00 to 28 The proposal was defeated after benator Robinson of Arkansas the democratic leader warned the sen ate that President Roosevelt was opposed to attaching it to the infla tion measure and would not use the power if it were provided Up to President Senator Robinson R indl pro posed the amendment calling for payment of the 52400000000 that the adjusted compensation certifi cates are estimated to total The payment to be made in new money would have been left to the discre tion of the president With this out the way there still tion of the inflation measure itself jefore a final ballot on passage of the farm bill to which it is at tached Borah Attacks Threats During debate Senator Bora R in a vigorous assault o administration threats to prosecut itizens who failed to turn In the jold asserted in the senate toda hat If he had 5000 in gold or gol ertificates he would defy the gov rnment to come and get it The Bulkley bill to speed up pay lents to depositors in closed bank y broadening the law for borrow ng from national banks was passec oday by the senate Kcmoves Limitation The bill removes all limitation pre enting a national bank from lend ng more than 100 per cent of it apitat and surplus to one borrower the comptroller of the currcnc pproves It is designed to permit new anks organized to take over closed nstitutions to make large loans to le closed banks for payments to epositors A prediction that the 30 hour ft week bill when reported to he house would include newspapers nd periodicals was made by Chair nn Connery today in the labor ommittees bearings on the meas re Albin Johnson 43 year old farmer of Harris Minn wns sought by police in northern states mid Cunnilii after authorities expressed tin opinion that his wife imd seven children were tiliilu before tlielr farm home burned Johnson was missing utter the fire As sociated Press jihoto of the bank and sbooting promiscu ously as their car roared out none believed seri town The wounded ously are Z L Hayden hardware merch ant shot in the chest Hans Strand elevator agent wounded in hand Jens Evenson shot in leg Roy O Stemsmd assistant cash ier slugged on head with a gun Several townspeople fired at the men their attention having been at tracted by the sounding of the bur glar alarm when the robbers enter ed the bank Ball Named Secretary of Montgomery Ward CHICAGO April 28 S Ball formerly of Des Moines was elected secretary of Mont gomeryWard and company at the annual stockholders meeting today Ball formerly had been assistant secretary of the mail orderretail chain store house Jobless lowan Kills Self CEDAR RAPIDS April 28 31mer Miller unemployed killed himself as a neighbor fought to prevent his death Accused of Leaving Scene of Accident CEDAR RAPIDS April 28 hearing is to be held May 1 for oe Jiruska 75 charged with leav g the scene of an accident without giving aid A Cog in the Machine That was all Sue Allard tele phone operator in the Hotel Metropolitan was to the cas ual observer But her story is packed with all the romance and excite ment of a big city Youll like Sue She is one of Edna Rotab Websters best heroines FIVE OCLOCK GIRL By EDNA KOBB WEBSTER Begins Saturday April 29 In The GlobeGazette Mrs Clark Her Husband 2 Sons Commit Suicide Foshay Juror Seeks Refug in Deatn From Jail Disgrace ST PAUL April 28 than face what she had termed the disgrace of serving a six months term for contempt of federal court Mrs Genevieve A Clark of Minne apolis juror in the first Foshay mail fraud trial sought refuge in death with her husband and two sons Their bodies crowded together In a small sedan were found last night three days after Mrs Clark was to have appeared to begin her sentence in jail here Tiie discovery ended a search for the family that had extended over several north west states and Canada Curried Into Car Carbon monoxide gas carried into the car by a rubber hose attached to the exhaust pipe snuffed out their lives In the rear seat wns found tlie body of Mrs Clark hei arms around the two boys Row land 10 and Dean 7 Her husband Daniel D Clark had placed him self in the front seat after closing Iowa Judges Disagree on Debtors Aid Law Unconstitutional Says one Valid Says Another WINTERSET April 28 Judge E Dingwell today held the Iowa emergency debtors relief law unconstitutional DIngwclls ruling was in answer to nine applications for foreclosure filed in the February term of Mad ison county district court The ruling declared that the law which suspends foreclosures and gives the courts custody of the mortgaged property Impaired the obligations of a contract and as such violated the state constitution Led to Hlots The law was one of two whose constitutionality is questioned in cases brought before Judge C C Bradley at Le Mars The hearing on the Le Mara cases led to riots and he taking of Judge Bradley from us courtroom to a crossroads where he was threatened with hang ing unless he upheld the constitu tionality of the law The law passed by the last gen eral assembly in effect called for a moratorium on farm mortgage foreclosures until March 1 393D Relief Liiw Upheld MUSCATINE April 28 The debtors relief law passed by the ast general assembly was upheld today in a ruling handed down by District Judge A P Barker Judge Barker denied a petition for foreclosure of a Muscatinc store building and ordered the defendants to turn over rents of the building to the clerk of the district court until April 1935 CONDERNSHOWN BY CONGRESSMEN Say Farmers Have Reason to Act But Should Obey Law WASHINGTON April 28 Members of the Iowa congressional elegntion today expressed grave oncern over the situation at Lc lars where farmers yesterday ah uctctl and maltreated a distric udge Representative Guy M Gillette in hose district the trouble occurred rmed it an exceptionally deplor ble occurrence SHERIFF CLAIMS SOME MEMBERS OF MOB KNOWN Troops Sent From Sioux City After Attack on Judge LE MARS April 28 Ralph E Uippey sheriff of Ply uouth county in which a mob yes terday abducted and abused District Judge Charles C Bradley 51 saicl today that names of a few members of the mob had been obtained and hat a thorough investigation is beingconducted Sheriff Rippey withheld the names but added that he was working in cooperation with Coun ty Attorney L E Murray Meanwhile national guard troops iad been ordered to the scene from Sioux City Sheldon and Des Moines and Gov Clyde melted up his order with ci procla nation declaring martial law in lymouth county Townspeople Aroused The townspeople are aroused he sheriff said Many feel that the roops are the only recourse to set the unrest once and for all The affair last night was an out When a mob dashes in threat ens and abuses a judge something nust be done Until the affair yes terday we were settling our roubles peaceably I did not know of the attack un til after it occurred With Slat Agent McNiughton of the stato bureau investigation I was in the soubeast corner oE the county at the time From Other Counties The mob was not all madeup Plymouth county TiTJr the windows The motor started then The discovery Of the automobile hidden in dense underbrush was made by Christ Laiirsen a farm tenant who said he first saw the machine on his farm Wednesday noon but lid not investigate it un be noticed it was still there yes terday The Lanrsen farm is about 15 miles south of St Paul Sentenced on Friday Mrs Clark was sentenced l Friday and released on her o recognizance to appear Monday aft rnoon She was convicted con empt for failing to reveal her for mer employment by a Foshay enter prise and business transactions car on by her husband with Foshay firm During the trial of W B Foslmy 3 H Henley and five associates on mail fraud charges eleven jurors voted for conviction but Mrs Clark leld out for acquittal and after a veek of disagreement the jury vns discharged Foshay and Henley ubsequently were convicted after heir associates had pleaded guilty ir nole contendrc and were given inspended sentences The conviction of Fonliay and ienley lias been appealed and the is scheduled for retrial soon routh Bumming His Way Shot to Death by Railroad Agent McCOOK Nebr April 28 outh identified as Paul McFndden f Rockford 111 was shot and illcd in the railroad yards here to ay by O P Perry special agent or the Burlington railroad Perry aid he shot after McFadden threat ned him with a gun William S Jackson who occupied box car with McFadden told irtually the same story of the looting as Perry Jackson said he nd the slain youth had been bum ilng their way across the country Judge Bradley is one of the fin it and highest types of men I havL vcr known and he was doing his viiity under the law as it now exists Gillette said I sympathize fully with the farmers and realize they arc driven to desperation by condi tions over which they have no con trol The general opinion of the Joiva delegation is that the farmers have just reason for resentment but should stay within the law for the sake of their cause Some members indicated fear that the trouble might npread to other parts of the state They pointed out that people in the east do not fully understand tile seriousness of the situation con fronting the farm territory They expressed hope that inflation and other farm relief steps might be has tened to prevent further outbreaks Cerro Gordo County Bar Commends Act of Governor Herring The Cerro Gordo County Bnr as sociation at a meeting Friday after noon voted to commend Gov Clyde Herring for his vigorous action with reference to the indignities In flicted by a mob on Judge C C Bradley A committee made up of Earl Smith R S Stanbery w A West fall W L Bliss Gnrfield Breese L A Moe and J E Blythc was appointed by President Remlcy 1 Glass to draw up resolutions to be given the press and sent to the gov ernor and Judge Bradley Breaks Jail but Fails to Raise Fine Money So He Gives Self Up CHICAGO April 28 men at the South State stroct Chicago station were surprised when Fred Hora walked In on them The last they had hcnnl of him he wa9 in a lockup But Hora ex Jlained that he had escaped from hem and gone home In an attempt to raise money to pay fine for disorderly conduct Not being able to raise the funds he returned to the station 3 GUARD COMPANIES SIOUX CITY April 28 Charged with the duty of estab lishing martial law in Plymouth county in pursuance with the governors proclamation three Sioux City national guard com panies departed for re Mars nt oclock this afternoon The enlisted men rode in four large passenger buses ami tfic equip ment was carried In three trucks and a trailer Officers followed in their private cars There were also trucks and cars from OBrien Woodbury Sioux and Cherokee countien As to the statement attributed to the governor that I am a weak sister I feel that the governor Is misinformed I have no personal animosity toward the governor but r feel that lie was biased in mnltlnc thai statement I talked with Judge Bradley this morning and ho said Sheriff l dont know what you could have done with that mob if you had been there Ilns No Foundation The governor has no foundation for his charges T wired him ncvernl times after the first outbreak here when an attorney was threatened with lynching A letter followed those wires and later I talked with the governor personally He has been aware of the situation and un til yesterdays occurrence thins were progressing peaceably rhe town ig quiet this morning and we are waiting for the troops Until they arrive I do not know what my next step will he Farmers were reported gathering athe Ed Durband farm near here today Unconfirmed reports were thai several hundred unarmed were al the farm but their purpose was not immediately nacertainnd Questioned by Telephone Durbnnd when questioned by telephone laid he guessed there were n few around Asked how many farmers Rur taand said he didnt know To the if there were more than TOO Durband said Youd better come up here and find out Thats the best way to find out Durband added that he didnt Turn io Pairn JO Cnlumn IOWA WEATHER Generally fulr Friday night ami Sutiirdny slightly colder central and Citst portions Fri day nlglil rlHlnjf tempemture extreme northwest portion Snt LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Yirtay morning Maximum Thursday fit Minimum In Night 45 At 8 A M 50 ;