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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home r IHE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL MURI11 1OWANS MK1GUBOKS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlItE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13 1933 PAPER CONSISTS OF T1VO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 56 JVo Party Attack Seen G 0 P to Continue Individual Raids on Policies FARM BUREAU BACKS ROOSEVELT By HKIiBERT PIA5MMEK ASHINGTON Dec 13 Iff S om e political observers believe that republicans will be slow to launch a con certed party at tack on the Pres idents monetary NRA and farm policies in the coming session of congress There will be individual sharp shooting just as at presentSen ator Dickinson 01 Iowa and Sen ator Hatfieid o West Virginia as well as some o the others may be expected to con tinue their criticism j One republican senator for ex ample recognized generally as be ing one of the shrewdest of politi cians is said to have put his foot down on suggestions of a solid party attack beginning at the very start of the session A republican leader of the house declared that he doubted the wis dom of open warfare It is his be lief he said that the best policy for Ms party is that of passive resist ance rather than outspoken criti cism Lay of the Land We should be able to tell be fore very long how the land lies he said Until then I for one am not in favor of sounding off too much Two recent congressional elec tions have had their effect on the attitude of many republicans In Pennsylvania last month in line with the advice of former Senator f Grundy the republicans didnt even oppose the democratic nominee In the third congressional district Jof normally tie I1 Minority Report on State Hospital Presented FAVOR REMOVAL Dr Jessup Resigns as nr luniPCMT 111 President of University UP NJIUni ILL to Head Carnegie Board TO DES MINES fqhtCdrformeiGovevnor in the houso by more thali 5000 Votes The victor stood squarely behind llie administrations policies Gore in his campaign contended the NRA and farm programs were not work ing satisfactorily The democrats hailed the victory as a clear indication of the admin istrations strength Straws In the Wind There is a strong sentiment for inflation evident among those mem bers of congress who have returned to Washington prior to the session There are signs many of them are willing to go along with the Presi dent on his monetary policy for a wiiilc if business shows improve ment Other reported moves by the ad ministration to improve the mone tary situation principally the per sistent rumor that something will be done to remonetize silver have had their effect also Munger and Patterson Advocate Repeal of Present Laws DBS MOINES Dec 13 E E Munger of Spencer chairman of the committee appointed to study indigent patient conditions at the University of Iowa hospital and Senator George Patterson of Burt a committee member today pre sented their minority committee re port to the assembly recommending repeal of the adult indigent patient laws and necessary steps to estab lish treatment of indigent patients at Des Moines The minority report winds up the work of the committee appointed by the last regular session of the as sembly The majority report signed by seven committee members wns presented to the assembly Nov 21 The majority report recommend ed reduction in the size of the med ical college at Iowa City charging half the basic indigent hospitaliza tion cost to the county reduction in examination fees and escorts wages and investigation to deter mine indigency by the county board of supervisors Recommended Quota Plan Three members of the committee who signedthemajority report j IRroTVoIln HickliU of rWapello DR HARLAN OF CORNELL DIES Pioneer Iowa Educator and Former Head of College Pneumonia Victim MOUNT VBRNON Dee 13 Pr James E Harlan 88 pioneer Iowa educator and former president of Cornell college died today from pneumonia after an illness of two weeks Dr Harlan was president of Cor nell college from 1908 to 1914 and had been connected with the col lege for many years and RepresentaUves Paul L Mill hone of Pago and John Speidel of Washington also submitted a sup plemental report recommending further trial of the county quota which provides for admission of patients to the hospital in pro portion to the population of coun ties of their residence Other committee members who signed tho majority report were Doctors Oliver J Fay W A Stern bergand A W Erskine and Sen ator Morris Moore of Pottawatt amie Although the minority report def initely recommends repeal of the PerkinsHaskellKlaus adult indig eney law and retention of the orig inal Perkins law its final section offers several alternatives 1 Increase the appropriation for the university hospital by an inde terminable amount but sufficient to fill unoccupied beds provide more beds for the waiting list whose chief characteristic is growth and still more beds for those who insist upon free treatment and at the hands of the state or Could Havo Limitations 2 Limit the students to a lesser number than that recommended In the preliminary report limit In digent patients to the number re teaching of the of students and Plans to Leave Iowa in May for His New Post IOWA CITY Dec 13 tor A Jessup president of the Univer sity of Iowa since 1916 today was preparing to wind up his persona affairs after accepting the presi dency of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching He presented his resignation oral ly to the state board of education in session here yesterday after an nouncement of his appointment had been made in New York by Dr Henry S Pritchett president emer itus of the foundation Will Leave May 1 Dr Jessup said that he was plan ning to leave the university on May 1 1934 and set that date for his resignation to become effective The board adopted it saying President Jessups resignation is a distinct loss to the state and to the institution which he has served so faithfully and efficiently for more than 20 years as teacher and chief executive His election to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is a great honor All Iowa will congratulate him and commend his appointment And virtually all Iowa did con gratulate him The news of the ap pointment was sounded throughout the state with a resulting deluge of messages to the universityhead at old captol on the campus DR W A JESSUr STUDY FINISHED BILL ON LIQUOR Measure Would Create State Monopoly After Plan quired for the smaller number Roll Ottumwa Store O1TUMWA Dec 13 two customers and a store manager to lie on the floor two armed and masked bandits rifled the cash reg ister of a grocery store and es caped wtih S170 SKe Wear IOWA WEATHER Unsettled Wednesday night ami Thursday somewhat colder Wednesday night rising tem perature in north portion Thurs day LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 18 Minimum in Night 10 At 8 A M Wednesday 19 Snowfall Trace charge the entire cost for their care and treatment to each county ac cording to services received or 3 Provide for the repeal of the adult indigent law to become effec ive at a future time giving due consideration to certain involved irlnciples and relationships restore he Perkins law to its original status and take necessary steps to establish the last two or three years of the State University of Iowa medical college In the city of Deo Moines 4 As provided in number three 3 except if the city of Des Moines notwithstanding its relativity is not in a receptive mood and doca not care to be approached with a pro posal which would add to its assets as well as to those of the state then give only the first or first and sec ond years of medicine at Iowa City and let the last two or three be tak en elsewhere for the reason that no city in the state of Iowa other than Des Moines has the environ ment essential to the clinical years of a class A medical college CWA Might Be Interested Located at Iowa City and Des Many Offer Congratulations Included in the well wishera were Gov Clyde Herring State Superin tendent of Public Instruction Agnes Samuelson J WStudebaker Des Moines school superintendent Dr D W Morehouse president of Drake university Dr George F Harknesa Davenport preeidentejeut of the Iowa State Medical society Dr Walter L Bierring president elect of the American Medical asso ciation and state health commission er Dr R M Hughes president of the sister institution Iowa State college and members of the board of education Himself Dr Jessup said It will be a great thrill to occupy the same position as that held by my old friend He was referring to the late Henry Suzzallo former Foundation head You know that Henry Suzzallo and I were together at Columbia university he continued I wrote by doctors dissertation under him Our friendship continued until the time of his death Decision Developed Suddenly Dr Jessup after informing the state board of education of his res ignation discussed it privately with board members He said that mem bers had not been informed of his decision previously and that it had developed quite suddenly As the head of the foundation he will become chief executive of one of the five Carnegie trusts in the United States Founded originally in 1906 to provide pensions to Bchool Tum to TftKB 1 Colnmn 3 of DES MOINES DSC Liquor control committees of the house and senate today had before them the completed draft of the pro posed bill which would legalize the sale of hard liquors and wines in Iowa The bill which would create a Those who were up early enough Wednesday morning saw a trace of snow The upward swing of the mercury continued Wednesday de spite a north wind Moines the report stated it can be put just where the board of edu cation and the administration of the university would nave it not large but meritorious and somewhere in the front rank of medical colleges in the United States Striking a novel note the report suggests that the public works ad ministration might be Interested in offering inducement to counties or communities not already supplied to make suitable hospital provisions for such care of medical and surgi cal cases as can there properly be given and where will be assured a standardized equipment and service that will enable competent honeat CTnm to rige 2 Column 3 WAVERLY FIRE LOSS Flames Originate in Motor Company Building Stock Is Destroyed WAVERLY Dec which Wednesday morning destroyed the buildings and stocks of Coddington and Laird auto and Implement deal ers and of the Harrison Motor com pany resulted in damage estimated at The Cedar Falls fire de partment aided local firemen in fighting the blaze The flames were discovered at about oclock by Lloyd Sim mons of the Coddington and Laird force who noticed smoke coming through the floor In a corner of the auto repair shop at the rear of the building Firemen fought the fire through holes in the wood floor of the smoke filled building for more than an hour before It broke through into the first floor section Smoke made it impossible to ro move much of the contents The fire was swept by a moderated wind through the entire building and ig nited the Harrison Motor company structure to the east A huge sec tion of fire laden wall fell on the one story Harrison building state monopoly closely follows the recommendations of the commission named last summer by Governor Herring to study liquor control The bill creates a state control commission provides for the estab lishment of state owned liquor stores carries a local option sec tion applicable only to municipali ties provides for issuance of indi vidual permits for purchasers per mits sale of 10 per cent wine by the drink in restaurants clubs hotel and dining cars prohibits sale of hard liquor for consumption on the premises and sets up a 1000 000 revolving fund State Store Syatcm The bill declares it to be the pub lic policy that all traffic in intoxi cating liquors should be vested in a system of stores owned and oper ated by the state under an Iowa liquor control commission The commission would be com posed of five members named by the governor for 6 year terms at salaries of 53600 annually Not more than 3 could be of the same political party It would employ a liquor control administrator at a salary of from to an nually The commission would have full authority to buy and sell liquor to determine the location of liquor stores to issue or refuse permits for purchase Authority Granted Further authority is granted the commission to prescribe the kind quantity and characters of liquors which may be sold under special BRANCH BANKS OPPOSED 3366 BY IOWA HOUSE Move to Rerefer Bill Defeated Senate in Tax Debate DES MOINES Dec 13 Iowa house of representatives to day took a firm stand against branch banking defeating 33 to 66 an attempt to rerefer the branch banking bill to committee while proponents of the net and gross in come taxes continued their debate in the senate After refusing to rerefer the Fabritz Cunningham McKinnon branch banking bill the house then voted 30 to 07 against a motion by Representative Johnson of Linn to reject the report of the bonks and banking committee for indefinite postponement To revive the measure would now take a twothird vote of the 108 members Debate Tax Revision The senate was in its third con secutive day of tax revision discus sion sitting as a committee of the whole Representative Fabritz of Wapel lo asked that the banking bill bi reref erred which immediately brought on objection from Repre Bentatlve Doran Boone wouldpermi centralization bythe big banks an that Institutions in only three citic could Qualify as it provided no ban could establish a branch unless th parent institution had at least 5200 000 unimpaired capital Money Coming In With money comingin from th corn loans and cornho loans Doran said it would per mit many banks operating unde senate file 111 to get on their feet He also asserted that the hank ing department was unalterably op Will Rogers BEVERLY PULLS Cal Dec best writer on the Pa cific coast Harry Carr making a world tour and seeing all of the governments in action says England is over the hump first and going great Now thats the country that was held up to us as a horrible example because they were giving aid to the un employed We adopted it two years later than we should Eng land lowered the price of their money just about to what ours is and It must have helped them Pretty smart hombreo those Englishmen Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1933 MeNnntht Kjndlcnte posed to branch banking Both Fabritz and Representative Cunningham of Polk said the only purpose for asking that the bill be sent back to committee was to give the authors a hearing Cunningham explained It would not effect the cities with banks operating unre Roosevelt Plans to Keep CWA at Work All Winter Merger of Communication Agencies Under Federal Control Studied WASHINGTON Dec 13 President Roosevelt waa ehown to day to have bis Immediate attention on increasing employment and de termined to keep the civil works ad ministration going Until spring to do BO while in the distance be sees potentially great industrial adjust ments in a new order of things One of the several involved ad ministration studies under way it was disclosed deals with a simpli fied comunlcations setup Tentative conclusions suggest it would be well to merge telephone telegraph and radio agencies under strict federal regulation and public reaction to such a possibility is awaitcfl Dollar Unchanged Monetary policy remained quies cent with the dollar value of gold it 53401 an ounce for the eleventh ime More at the front was formu atlon of budget recommendations witli a decision on how much more o spend on public works being de lerred It was said at the white house that no relaxation of securities con rol law is contemplated any Church Play Will Be Given to Aid Fund Community Has Duty to Its Children on Christmas Previously Reported Friend C C LOO WnTanYe dull 500 Bridge Club SOO New Total It becomes clearer every day that if complete success for the Christ mas Cheer Fund is to be had it must come through impressing upon this community that it is n com munity obligation and a community duty If this cant be accomplished the total Is going to fall far short of the goal set And fur more important the objective of a cheery Christmas for every hoy and girl in Mason City to be ASKS PRESIDENT FOR COMMODITY VALUED DOLLAR Urges Breaking Down of Selfish Opposition to AAA CHICAGO Dec 13 American Farm Bureau federation today heartily endorsed the Roose velt agricultural recovery program urged that selfish opposition to ii be broken down and called forUK provisions to be broadened even fur ther in order to bring parity prices is going missed When a large proportion of our residents become sold on the wor thiness of the Christmas Cheer cause as are the members of one church congrega tion realization of the projects goal will be def initely in sight Reference to farm produce A resolution expressing faith in the federal administration wag the first of 27 recommendations to be considered by the huge farmer or ganization in drafting its legislative policy for the next year It was adopted unanimously by the 1000 delegates attendingthe fifteenth annual convention Commodity Dollar The delegates then went on in adopt also unanimously a renolu ion calling upon President Roose velt for establishment of a dollar which would bear a direct ratln fetwcen purchasing power and the irlces of commodities We also call attention the reso ution said to the desirability of remonetiring silver on the index basis so that we may add a greater volume of money to our circulating medium increase both credit and currency in the nation and place our nation in better position to ex stricted or under S F HI and con tended it would give banking facili ties to communities without them He also said it was proposed to amend the bill reducing the amount of unimpaired capital required Opposed to Bill Representatives llcCreery of Linn and Sauers of Floyd opposed both the bill and the attempt to rerefer it declaring they believed the meas ure had had its day in court and that it would deny opportunity to establish local banks by local capi tal It was contended by Representa tive Johnson that the measure if passed would make available bank ing facilities to communities now without them and with little like lihood of having local banks The house also pulled back and Trim to 3 Column permit and to issue and distribute price lists showing the cost to he paid by the purchaser The commis sion would fix the process for liquor the prices to be uniform In all stores Two classes of permits are set up one of individual and one special The individual permit would be issued by the county clerk of court to anyone over 21 year1 of age up on payment of a 1 fee to he re turned to the state treasurer and credited to the liquor fund The per mit holder must show his creden tials when making a purchase Up on the back of the permit would be stamped the kind and quantity of liquor purchased and the date of sale Sales could only be made in a package or container with the official seal to be adopted by the commission Permits to Physicians Special permits may be granted by the commission to physicians druggists dentists and other per sons engaged Jn similar professions as well as to ministers and others for sacramental purposes also to groups for special functions The group permit would be Cost Turn to Tarte Z Colnmn 2i changes being limited to clarifica tion rather than an easing of con trol CWA QUOTA FULL FOR 57 COUNTIES Cerro Gordo Now in Group With All Men on the Job DES MOINES Dec 13 Thirtyseven counties were added to the CWA roster of all men on the job counties today bringing the total to 57 E H Mulock state civil works administrator reported Wed nesday afternoon The 37 counties reporting their quotas filled Wednesday are Louisa Uuthrie Audubon War ren Beuna Vista Delaware Van Buren Tama Muscatlne Story Da vis Adair Butler Cerro Gordo Cherokee Decatur Dubuque Han cock Harrison Howard Humboldt Iowa Jasper Jefferson Koasuth Lee Linn Mills OBrien Osceola On the foreign trade angle of the recovery program federal liquor authorities decided to let in slightly over 5550000 gallons of foreign spirits in the next four months while negotiations will be under way to have the exporting nations take American farm surpluses Bilateral Treaties International conditions it devel oped have led the president to the view that the best method toward reducing tariff barriers is bilateral treaties between Individual coun tries Secretary Hull moved to that end in the Montevideo Latin Amer ican conference yesterday Looking to the cold months the president has had Harry H Hop kins as relief administrator putting his major emphasis on the CWA employment The latter told him 4000000 men will be at work under it by Saturday and also that 100 000 women already have been given jobs i made here to the St James Luth erau church group which Wednes day announced the completion of plans for a repetition of its recent play success The Road Back This delightful comedy drama which attracted a capacity house last week will be presented again next Monday night in tho Monroe school auditorium beginning at S oclock with the receipts to go to the Christmas Cheer Fund August Buhr and Harry Kinney are In charge of the business ar rangements and Miss Pearl Rohr is director of the production The D K Lundberg store was announced as one place where tickets are on sale Others will be announced later Sonic Players to Bo Buck Members of the cast who scored a largo hit in the original produc tion will be Hated in the next issue and more information about the play will be presented All thats needed now is that you plan to hold out Monday night Dec 18 for a plea it evening for yourself and a much needed lift to the Christmas Cheer fund Organizations continue to come in with generous contributions but in dividual donors upon whom the ultimate success of the fund de pends appear to be sitting on their pocketbooks thus far Suggestions Invited Suggestions of ways to obtain money for tho fund will be appre ciated One year a merchant came to the assistance of tho fund at the last moment Last year it wan a loclge organization Whos going to ho Santa Glaus this year for the Christmas Cheer Fund Or will there be several Lets not count too strongly on a largo scale Santa Glaus All of us can Santa according to our own ability Send your the Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City or bring them to this office pond trade with silver using coun tries Projxwe From an agricultural point of view the document stated the try has Buffered from deflation for years and it Is time that we en ter a reflation era in which money and credits are to he aided rather than hindered in the velocity or their movements and where com modity prices rather than thp weight and price of gold will de termine the purchasingpower or the dollar The resolution supporting the ad ministrations recovery plan ex pressed appreciation of the agricul tural adjustment act and listed its purposes as restoring farm prices to a parity basis loosening agri cultura credit and establishment of an honest dollar There was an emphatic protest however against delays in putting the provisions of the act into ef fect Reconcile Opposition Enough time and effort have been given to reconcile opposition to this legislation which opposition large ly consists of those who have en joyed unjust and unfair advantages under the old system of processing and distributing It read Such delay is resultingin bankruptcy of many more farmers and cannot be further condoned Another resolution expressed ap preciation for the emergency farm mortgage act of last spring bul called for a more rapid flow of credit higher appraisals of farms an interest rate not to exceed per cent and additional appropria tions to carry on the work Domestic Products Exclusive use of domestic pro ducts in the brewery and distilling Industries also was demanded by EARTH LIKELY ONLY PLANET WHERE LIFE EXISTS SAYS ADAMS WASHINGTON Dec 13 Dr Walter L Adams director of Mt Wilson observatory California aays that the earth quite possibly is the only place in the universe where life can exist Astronomers are less inclined than formerly to believe that there may be life on other planets of the solar system or on planets else where in the universe he stated in a lecture at the Carnegie institu tion of Washington There is little evidence he added that other sys tems of planets like ours exist in the universe Reporting latest discoveries about the planets in the solar system Dr Page Plymouth Worth Wright I Adame said only two Venus ant Henry Wayne and Poweshiek Other counties which have al ready employed their full quota of men include Monona Monroe Sac Scott Wapello Webster Winneba go Woodbury Ida Jackson Jones Lucas Madison Mahaska Appan oose Buchanan Carroll Clay Crawford Dallas and DCS Moines Mars could possibly support life and of the two Venus is much more fa vorable Rail Contractor Dlen MEMPHIS Dec 13 C D Smith capitalist and formerly one of the countrys best known railroad contractors died today Turn t Column I MINISTER ROBS AUSTIN STORE Pastor at Blooming Prairie Poses as Doctor in Drug Store Holdup AUSTIN Minn Dec 13 Sheriff Ira Syck today said the Rev Edward C Stauffer Blooming Prairie pastor had confessed pos ing as a doctor and robbing a Ideal pharmacy of lost Friday night Stauffer is held in jail here on a second degree grand larceny charge The sheriff Raid he gave himself up voluntarily and returned the and surrendered a pistol he had with him at the time of the rob bery The money was missing from the store after Stauffer who introduced himself as Dr Crawford had ap peared at the store and offered to examine some ol the customers without charge The sheriff quoted Stauffer as naying worry over one of his chil dren who suffered from Infantile paralysis wan responsible for his acllonfl INTERIOR DECORATING The practical helpful char acter of this booklet Is shown especially in Its decorative hints for special rooms and its detailed scheme for furnishing a six room house and an apartment Living rooms dining rooms halls kitch ens bedroom for husband and wife a girlfl bedroom a boys bedroom babys room and a guest room are treated in a man ner to inform and inspire anyone and the plans for a house or an apartment are complete Send for a copy with 10 cents In coin to cover cost and handling charge Use coupon Mason City OIobcGitrctte Information Burmu Frederic J Ilnnkln Director Washington D C I Inclose 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet on Interior Decorat ing Name Street City Stato ;