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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER 4r Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL JJOBTH JOWAAS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL P1VP CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE 6EKV1OU MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 23 1933 CONSISTS Ob TWO SECTION ONE NO 65 Mark Time on Tariffs Colombia Bilateral Treaty Waits for Ratification By HERBERT PLUMMEU ASHINGTON Dec 23 2P That the present admin islration will continue to mark time as far as a general tariff policy is concerned is evi denced by recent white house sug gestions that pre vailing interna tional conditions are not favor able The negotiated tariff idea had a prominent place in the campaign a r g vi m e n ts of President Roosevelt More than nine months have elapsed since his in auguration with little progress made in this direction A biateral treaty has been signed with Colombia but must await rat ification by the national legislatures of the two countries before it be comes effective Repeal of the eighteenth amend ment added new impetus to the old policy of Yankee trading Clothed as he is however with i greater tariff powers than any ever I enjoyed by a president Mr Roose 1 velt as yet has used that authority I in only a few instances I Little Action So Far I Under the broad flexible provi sions ofthe tariff act the president I has it seems been loath to act even I more so than his republican prede cessors These provisions empower the president to raise or lower any spe cific jduty by 50 per cent There has kittle indication that the tariff commission is doing more than marking time Importers say the commission has been flooded with requests for stud ies oa varioua but il any i any import case they have been few and minor When NRA came along addition al powers were granted the presi dent to meet the fears that any in domestic prices would bring a flood of imports He did in effect lay an embargo against importa tions which threatened domestic measures but no addition il powers to lower duties were in luded Hulls Resolution Secretary Hulls activity at the anAmerican conference in Monte ideo in advancing his tariff reso ation calling for downward revision s considered significant At the ame time adhesion of the Latin Vmerican delegates to the Hull res ilution does not imply obligations Tariff changes for that matter not effected at international conferences I President Roosevelt evidently has this in mind as his reason for seem jingly believing for the present at I least that the best method in the direction of world wide reduction in tariff walls lies in the negotiation of bilateral treaties with individual na tions Breeder of Fighting Bulls PCA Head Dies BOGOTA Colombia Dec 23 Sanz de Santaraaria leading breeder of fighting bulls and president for many years of the Co lombian society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals died here today loo Hot for Santa KEOKUK Dec 23 this ceps up Santa Claus will have to shed his coat With Christmas just nround the corner the temperature shot up to highest for Dec 22 in 58 yenrs Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Saturday nlglit and Sunday Colder In the ex treme south portions Saturday night Much colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figurea for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 38 Mmimum in Night 2S At 8 A M Snturday 28 WEEKLY FORECAST I CHICAGO Dec 23 Ibutlook for the period Dec 25 to IM For the upper Mississippi and llowcr Missouri valleys Weather jraostly fair except precipitation north portion about Tuesday lor Wednesday and again about Sat urday colder Monday warmer jkTucsdny nnd colder lat wer part of week SEARS STORE HEAD THREATENED Young Dutchman to Die for Reichstag Blaze 4 FREED AS CASE COMES TO END Van der Lubbe Takes No Notice as Court Gives Verdict LEIPZIG Dec 23 The su preme court ended three months of deliberations today with the verdict that Marinus Van der Lubbe 24 a brick mason from Holland must die for setting fire to the reichstag building in Berlin last February At the same time the court freed four communists whom the1 state had held to bo responsible with Van der Lubbe Thus ended one of the most spectacular trials In Ger man history The communists acquitted were Ernst Torgler former communist whip in the reichstag and three Bulgarian refugees Georgi Dimtt roff Blagoi Popoff and Wassil Taneff Takes No Notice Van der Lubbe did not appear to take any notice of the verdict Apathetic at the end as in the be ginningof the trial a grotesque figure in a hunched over position with a shock of tousled hair almost touching his knees he seemed al ready dead If the others defended their lives heroically before the meticulous court the young Hollander gave his by communists and despiied by riazis rib one ex cept his official counsel and his mother in far away Leyden had a good word of him But if Van der Lubbe received no favors he asked none He did not shrink from bearing the burden of a crime that was hailed by govern ment leaders as having made Ger many safe for naziism and he never betrayed his accomplices if any Set Fire Alone Throughout the trial Van der Lubbe insisted that he set the fire alone and unaided To the suave communist leader Torgler the verdict did not seem to come as a surprise He glanced af fectionately at his wife who sat in the first row of spectators next to Dimitroff s mother an elderly woman with a pleasant wrinkled face and a shawl tied around her head peasant fashion Dimitroffs sister was there too an energetic woman like her broth er Dimitroff the voluble who as his own counsel frequently aroused the ire of the court by his remarks took the acquittal with a quiet smile The two other Bulgarians Taneff and Popoff grinned happily Only Spectators Special police precautions includ ing the calling out of a brigade of storm troops to patrol the streets proved unnecessary when only a handful of spectators appeared braving the rain outside the court building The official wording of the charge on which Van der Lubbe was found guilty was high treason in conjunction with an act of insur rectionary incendiarism and an act of simple incendiarism Court officials announced that Torgler and the Bulgarians would Tnrn to Oliimn 4t SENTENCED TO DEATH How Far Yon Little Candle Throws Its Beams DOLLFUSS GIVEN CHURCH SUPPORT Enemies Rapped in Letter From Bishops of Austria VIENNA Dec 23 moth er church sharply rapped all ene mies of Chancellor Engelbert Doli fus3 left and right in the full text of an Episcopal letter published throughout the nation in Catholic Austrias newspapers today In exceptionally outspoken terms the bishops wained their country men to turn their backs on false doctrines of popular sovereignty and reject with equal vigor the ra cial mania and religious errors of Hitleriam Futile and Unchristian The talk about the sovereignty of the people is not only futile and unchristian hut in fact is really atheistic said the letter which is to be read in all pulpits Sunday From popular sovereignty and unbridled freedom it is only a step to the ruinous errors of commun ism socialism and terrible harbingers of death for the bourgeois society While thus bluntly denouncing the democratic critics of the Dollfuss regime the bishops reserved their sharpest attack for the nazis Religions Battle The struggle against Hitlerism led in Austria by Dollfuss and his associates was pictured as a reli gious battle Catholics were urged to support the Austrian chancellor Condemned with particular vigor were the new German sterilization law and nazi antiSemitism Gods authority alone the letter said can make one person the ad ministrator over others Aberdeen Publisher Dies of Heart Attack ABERDEEN S Dak Dec 23 A Mathews 52 publish er of the Aberdeen Morning Amer ican and Evening News died sud denly from a heart attack in a lo cal hospital early today The body will be shipped to Indianapolis Ind for burial following short services J AlARINUS VAN QEIl iUBBi in Aberdeen Sunday Two Algona Men Held in Liquor Theft Emmetsburg Probe in Hijacking Case Continues EMMETSBURG Dec a 40 hour search Sheriff Bert Mont gomery and Deputy Harvey Sprout arrested Harold Sparrow 26 and Delmar McFadden 24 both of Al gonn in connection with the hijack ing of 23 gallons of alcohol and the theft of 515 from the Dan Sibrel farm four miles southwest of Em metsburg early Wednesday when Sibrels housekeeper Jewel Afc Pherson three Sibrel children and an elderly man on the farm were taken for a ride following the rob bery later being released near Cur lew The Palo Alto county officials lay in wait for the Algona suspects all Wednesday and Thursday nights finally finding them near Algona yesterday They were brought to Emmetsburg later in the day and lodged in jail here The men were suspected after the McPherson woman gave officers a partial description of some of the abductors Five armed men in two sedans were implicated in the hi jackingand abduction Officers be lieve that Sibrel who is in Minne sota was expected to return with a load of booze Wednesday and that rival bootleggers were involved in the robbery Sibrel has been in the limelight here for several years for violation of liquor laws He has been arrested three times on liquor nuisance charges and was once sentenced for manslaughter in connection with a poison liquor death but was later paroled He is awaiting trial now for maintaining a liquor nuisance following a raid by federal prohibi tion officers last July His housekeeper wag arrested and fined and costs last month after pleading guilty to illegal transportation charges About two weeks ago officers were called to the Sibrel farm to quell a disturb ance after a shot had been fired through a door by unknown assail aiits TWO SAY THEY WERE FRAMED Americans Are Questioned in Spy Investigation at Paris PARIS Dec 23 and Mrs Robert Gordon Switz Ameri cans held by French police on es pionage charges flatly declared themselves victims of a police frameup when they were ex amined by a magistrate today Switz was examined by the magistrate over a period of four hours before hi9 wife was brought to the judges chambers At the close of the examination Switz appeared to be on the verge of exhaustion Switz looking extremely young despite a three days growth of beard was taken to the Judges chambers by two gendarmes His 22 year old wife the former Marjorin Tlllcy of New York ar rived in a patrol wagon from th womens prison where she has been held for the last few days The legal counsel for all the ten suspects under arrest were pres ent as the examining magistrate be gan his work ODuffy Accused of Inciting to Murder DUBLIN Irish Free State Dec 23 Eoin ODuffy co leader of the united Ireland party today was summoned to appear be fore a military tribunal on a charge of inciting to murder President Earn on De Valera The blue sliirted ODuffy was released from jail only two days ago after a judge ruled that he and a follower Capt John Sullivan had been illegally detained for the five days of their imprison ment after a clash with police at Westport Mayo Burglars Break Into Store at Sioux City SIOUX CITY Dec 23 lars early today broke into the Baron department store through a skylight opened the safe and took in cash It was the second time in two years that the stores safe was robbed On the previous occa 1 sion the robbera took la cash I under a similar plan POPE PIUS SAYS PRAYER NEEDED TO SAVE WORLD Criticizes Sterilization Program Inaugurated by Germany VATICAN CITY Dec 23 Tl Pope Pius today told a world enter ing the Christmas season that prayer is necessary in the present international situation That is the word of the church said his holiness in this moment so filled with tions and refusals to conflicts and contradictious He said all other advice derived today from humrm foresight pre cautions efforts at negotiations and even generosity seems to us to be really unfounded Annual Message Brief j The popes annual Christmas ad1 dress made before the college of cardinals and the Roman prelates was brief Prayers prayers prayers arc needed In world affairs he said and money money money is needed to wage war Severely criticizing the steriliza tion program of Germany the pope said the inconsistency of such prac tices in tile light of religious teach ings was clearly set forth in a papal decree of 1931 and in the encyclical castit cpmmbiU s the situation is bound up with uncer tainties and distrust by the clashing interests of fruitless negotiations the pope said the best comment ho could offer is nobody knows what the outcome will be Talk With Churchmen Those who had been expecting a longr analytical pontifical address on this occasion vore to be disap pointed he added saying that the situation did not warrant a more tlmn im intimate talk with the churchmen This year from a religious view point has been one of religious re demption with work in many souls and over a vast scale There are many other things that we feel in our heart but can not say he cor tinned Peace anil Concord All those who wish for the wel fare peace and concord of the world and the general good of the whole Christian family said Pope Pius but who are in the snme situation as we are namely obliged to judge events by that which is done or bet tor said that which is not done for all those our word is this They must firstly pray sec ondly pray and thirdly continue to pray We invite them all to pray and persist in their prayers Mankind until now said his holi ness has talked too much and too uselessly The pope appeared In excellent health Garbed in white he was es corted to the consistory hall by tho high members of the court In Full The sacred college in full re galia and the officials of the Vati can city were assembled there ex pressly for tlic traditional ceremony of wishing him multos many years of lifo Cardinal Picrnatclli HIP dean of the sacred college sponking on be hnlf of them ail declared that the holy year thus far has been a magnificent successs He praised the great generosity and activity characterized by the popes participation in the years special ceremonies He was followed directly by Pope Pius who distinctly surpiised his hearers by the brevity of his speech Three Iowa Banks Get Release From Senate File 1 I 1 DKS MOIXES Dec 23 Bates state superintendent of banking today announced the re lease of three banks from the re strictions of senate file 111 The Goldficld State Bank and Trust company of Goldfield was re leased unconditionally without de positors agreement while the Mon damln Savings bank of Mondamin Iowa wan released to go under a depositors agreement and the Mo Clellind Savings bank of JfcGlel1 land Towa was released to continue Cheer Fund to Be Closed Monday A M Last Minute Gifts of Toys and Clothing to Swell Total Previously I L Raymond 100 II S LOO llummh Larson Austin Minn 100 P G and K employes 2755 AViitanyu club G quilts 150 Grandma 50 Lyons Inundry untl Dry Cleaning1 employes 101 Rockwell Friend 100 It V McC 300 To Adi a Bit JMoro Checr 100 Welfare Workers Auxil iary 200 D W M 5011 KEG juiil KHL 200 A Friond IOtt Inc and Vi 50 Thompson Friend 5DO Central School Children 450 Central School P T A JJoO Steve Kowney and Minn Wlnaiui Mrooks 100 Left Hniiel 100 Intermediate l clique of Gritee Evangelical Cli 100 Club Dunifl 25SO GlubuGnzcttc employes BOOO New Total With only one more day in which to fund is sched uled to close at 10 oclock Christ mas total in the Christmas Cheer Fiind stood at a little less than half of what was sought Some generous gifts from groups and individuals were expected however ami Mrs Blaise was planning to aug ment her fund with some left over Christmas goods fro m a number of Ma son City stores A call to her office will bring a collector o f these toys food stuffs clothes and o t h e r ar ticles and 11 prop er credit in the final list of don ors to the cause it was announced The rush of Christmas business m the sloven and the conflict with numerous other holiday activities previously schedule d militated against the size of the crowd at both benefit dances Friday night No report had been made on the armory affair but the Denisoii clubs oldtime dance with the Lloyd Wells orchestra donating its services poured into the Christmas Cheer stocking To He Married at Dunce Another dollar came from Steve Kowney and Miss Wonoiia Brooks who are to be married Christmas night at a public wedding in con nection with a dance at the Deni son clubhouse As in former years employes of the P G and E displayed their generosity with it gift received at just the right time lo push tlie total over the 000 mark Workers in the various depart ments of the GlobeGazettt office Turn to IaRe 2 Ciilnniit 7 ASKED FOR LETTER ORDERS ROSENWALD TO Police Detain Man for Questioning in Plot of Extortion PHILADELPHIA Dec 23 V Lessing J RosenwaUl millionaire chairman of the board of SeUrs Roebuck and company said today he had been threatened by a mail who demanded It was the second extortion plot against Uiu wealthy philanthropist in recent months Police detained a man for ques tioning in the case but declined to ive any details At his home after a conference at city hall with detectives Rosen wald said today he received a let ter demanding the money about 10 days ago Letter Dcnmnils Money It demanded money andthreat ened me if I refused to deliver it Rosenwald added He the writer told me to leave it at Olney avenue and American street where this fellow was arrest ed Stating several other letters weiv received with instructions as to where the money should be placed and the denominations desired RosenwaUl said they were evident ly the work of an amateur However they were very as to the type of injury which would be inflicted if I failed to pay RosenwaUl said The letters were so apparentlv the work of an amateur that t cant say I worried a great deal ubout themThey had all theear1 marks of a brainstorm Bookkeeper Arrested Last April Roscnwald received similar letters and his cooperation with police in the case resulted in the arrest of Charles Weil 29 year old bookkeeper who had demanded 5100000 Weil was captured in a eipir store telephone booth while talking to Rosenwald He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to seven and a half years in the penitenliary Police said the man under arrest is William Schulfcze 31 of this city He was arrested near the spot designated In the letters at which the money was to le left Police Said he was charged with threats to do bodily harm and extortion After his arrest SchulUe who is married was questioned at de tective licndquaters for a short time and later taken to an unan nounced place Avalanche of Snow Covers Up Houses SANTANDER Spain Dec 23 ITI avalanche of snow rolled down from the mountains today atul buried cattle and several housed near the town of Aniezo The iva lanche halted on the outskirts ol the village but the terrific thunder accompanying its crushing slicd alarmed the towhfolk PanAmencan Parley Will Adjourn Dec 26 MONTEVIDEO Dec 23 lenders of the seventh PanAmeri can conference which has been in session since Dec 4 agreed today to adjourn the parley Dec 26 KOSENWAUI FISH AND SEAFOODS Down through the ages the epicure has extolled the virtues of fish as a savory and delectable dish Yet fish because of a mis taken knowledge of its real food value composes a small per cent of tiie American family diet Fish properly selected prepared nnd served is a delicious article of diet healthful and nourishing as well as helpful in varying the regular household meals Hero is a booklet telling about econom ical selection of fish and good cooking Use coupon Mason City Glohefiaretto Information Burrnii IYedcrlc ilnskln Director Washington D C f inclose 6 cents in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet and Seafoods Name Street City State 1 ;