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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1HE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 105 What Does US Want Roosevelt Will Ask Disarmament at Debt Talks By CHARLES P STEWART A S HI NGTON Feb 4 CPA return for further war debt modifications if any President F r a n k 1 i p Roosevelt It is clearly indi cated will a3k the debtor coun tries for arma ment reduction tariff cuts and international ex change stabili zation As to a r m a If E u r o p es maritime pow ers and Japan will trim their navies Uncle Sam can trim his The saving all told will total billions As to For years it has been Uncle Sams practice to levy heavy taxes on imports to keep other coun tries products out of American markets The others tried to retal iate by excluding American prod ucts from their markets in the same fashion However until lately Uncle Sam cared little for foreign customers because his home de mand absorbed nearly his whole output With the growth of mass production and an increasing sur plus he begins to feel these trade restrictions as a nuisance and de sires freer commercial relation ships Exchange Complicated International exchange stabiliza tion is far more complicated Transactions in a mixture of do nrs pounds franks marks lira etc are coherent enough if each o these currencies is based on a rec ognlzed permanent standard en abling International bargainers t reduce them to a common denomi nator idng worlds such a system pn vavted except for temporary dlsor ganization during the war unt the depression set in bringin freah disorganization Today Amer Turn to rage 2 column 3 FILE CHARGES IN FARMERS FIGHT DRACULA MARRIES BEAUTY ARRESTED IN INDIA Roosevelt Goes to Sea for His Last Vacation DISCLOSES PLAN FORCONDOCTING HIS DEBT TALKS REPULSE FIFTH CHINESE ftTTACK Japanese Claim Victory at Chiumenkow After Three Hours Fight CHINCHOVV Manchuria Feb 4 Japanese military head quarters here reported its garrison at Chiumenkow in the groat wall of China repulsed the fifth Chinese attack in eight days after three hours of desperate fighting early today The Ren go Sees Jacksonville Sights Before Departing on Astor Yacht By FRANCIS M STEPHENSON JACKSONVILLE Fla Feb 4 I7PI a farewell from the quar ter deck Presidentelect Roosevelt put out to the open seas today aboard the Astor yacht Nourmahal for a 10 day fishing cruise The spacious white yacht glided away at Surrounded by the intimate personal friends accom panying him Mr Roosevelt answer ed a last cheer from the people of Jacksonville with a wave the hat Before departing he disclosed plans to call in a congressional com mittce during the forthcoming Brit ish debt negotiations to discuss the progress of the conversations Executive Function Fully prepared for the debts talk at the very outset of his adminis tration a month hence he made it clear he regards the actual negotia tion an executive function and will go ahead in that way Reaching Jacksonville early to day the presidentelect drove over a six mile course through the city before boarding the yacht of Vin cent Astor Once aboard ie yacht he had a final talK with democratic leaders Including James A Farley nation al chairman and a last interview with newspapermen who agreed not to trail him on his last private vacation before he enters the white house a month from today Kermlt Roosevelt Guest Kcrmit Roosevelt son of the late President Theodore Roosevelt one of the guests on the yacht is a rel ative of the presidentelect No stop is planned during the cruise but Roosevelt said one might be made in the Bahamas to pick up a local pilot or fishing guide No course has been charted for the cruise We go wherever the fish run said Roosevelt Vincent Astor was on the bridge as the yacht pulled away The other guests Kermit Rooro velt George St George Tucker another distant relative Judge Frederick C Kernoehan of New York and Dr Lester Heiter of Mo bile Ala circled the president elect Bela Lugosl Hungarian actor known for his role of Draculu on stage and screen is shown with his hride 31 year old Lillian Arch of Los Angeles n beauty of Hungarian descent They are living In Holly wood Associated Press Japanese news Senate Judiciary Group to Study Barrys Fate Secret Service Men Mr Roosevelt also had with him Gus Gennerick his personal aide two secret service men and a Ne agency said Chinese troops in the Shihmenchai district westward from Chiumenkow were recently j gro chef reinforced by two of Marshal Chang j He promised to have a daily re HsiaoLiangs brigades port of progress sent by radio to With the aid of these regular troops dispatched by the north China military ruler the Chinese forces were reported trying envelop ing tactics by attacking the Jap anese garrison from the east north and west Further Chinese assaults were expected Chiumenkow a main costal pas sage through the great wall into the Chinese province of Jehol was cap tured by the Japanese a week after the fall of Shanhaikwan the Chin ese border city 12 miles southward Miami where the democratic base has been established for the period of the cruise Just what manner committee is to consult with him on the debts negotiations was not disclosed by Mr Roosevelt It was simply said that he proposes to discuss the pro gress of the conversations with sonic kind a committee of the senate and house It was reiterated that the actual I negotiations are regarded definitely j as an executive function AUNT MET By Robert Quillen I wish I didnt have no silver tea set If I let Jennie borrow it Ill worry about it gettin scratched up an if I say no Ill worry all day about her bein mad Promoter of Drake Estate Claims to Be Deported by England LONDON Feb 4 Am erican consul has been informed by the British authorities that a depor tation order has been issued aganst Oscar M Hartzell who has been in England for 10 years describing his business as the prosecution claims to the esate of Sir Franci Drake It was understood by the consulate that Hartzell was born in monmouth III and came here from Iowa To Hear Case Suspended Sergeant at Arms WASHINGTON Feb 4 today called meeting of the senate Judiciary committee for Monday to consider whether further action should be taken against David S Barry who was suspended as sergeant at arms of the senate yesterday for writing a magazine article hinting that some members sold their votes Norris who lost 40 to 31 a mo tion to remove Barry immediately said he had written the suspended officer to be present Monday in event the committee decides to take evidence Hearings to Be Open Should the committee decide to hear testimony the chairman said it would be in the open I dont want to take any testi mony behind closed doors NorriK asserted In one of the most unusual scenes in congressional history Barry was called before the senate bar yester day He acknowledged writing the article admitted he had no evi dence but asserted his belief that his article was true Edited by Smith The article in question was pub lished under Barrys name in the current issue of the New Outlook which is edited by Alfred E Smith Its title was Over the Hill to Demagoguery Among its statements was this Contrary to papular belief there are not many crooks in congress That is out and out grafters The attention of congress was first called to the article by Rep resentative Laguardia of New York who said in the house that Barry should be forced to tell the names of members who accepted bribes Gives Hesitating Answers In the senate the neatly dressec Barry faced the accusing senators Under the stern questioning of some of the senates most able lega minds he gave hesitating and some what conflicting answers Part of the time he contended the article did not convey his meaning Then again he insisted it was true But he said he could not name any members of congress who had taken bribes Once he said his purpose was t defend the senate from a popula belief that there are crooks an grafters here Later when hard pressed he re College May Present Pocket Size Diplomas EVANSVILLE Ind Feb 4 Pocket size diplomas may be given graduates of Evansviile college The faculty is considering proposal to reduce the size from 20 to 24 inches to a 6 by 8 inch sheet that can be carried In a leather pocket case plied to a question as to his opinion of the truth or falsity of his article I think it is true Norris Urges Dismissal For two hours the senate debated whether to dismiss Barry summarily or suspend final judgment until next Tuesday Senaor Norris R as serted the evidence that Barry had charged bribery without proof was undisputed and moved to dismiss the veteran officer immediately But Senator Reed R said I should like to declare the of fice vacant and do It instantly but I apprehend that if that is done it will be taken by the country as a Turn to rmge 2 column f DIET OF PRUSSIA REFUSES TO QUI AH Communal Parliament in State Dissolved by Commission BERLIN Feb 4 corn missionary government of Prussia decreed immediate dissolution this evening of all communal pariia ments in the state This action following by a few lours refusal of the Prussian diet o accept a national socialist mo tion for dissolution of that body means that all the city boards of aldermen from Berlin down to the smallest village must hold elec tions on the same date March 12 a week after the scheduled reichstag election Can Dissolve Diet The government expects these elections will result not only in communal majorities for the na tionalists and the national social ists but also in the election of a rightist president of the Prussian state council Then together with Hans KerrI national socialist president of the diet the new president can dissolve the Prussian diet under the provis ion which permits dissolution by a two to one vote of the diet trium virate including the premier of Prussia the president of the diet and tho head of the state council Attack on Treaty Before the diet began debate on dissolution the communists de manded passage of a resolution de claring the Versailles treaty null and void They also sought a num ber of measures inthe interest of workers and farmers but the riazis blocked discussion of all these The Hitler nazijunker cabinet was determined that new Prussian elections will be called for March 5 the same day that a new reichstag or national parliament will be elec ted It was considering measures to dissolve the diet forcibly Stifle Opposition Suspension of publication of the socialist partys organ Vorwaerts for three days and the raids on com munist headquarters ana canning of communist meetings served to stifle the two chief opposition parties These and the Catholic parties are now in the full stride of their fight to force out Hitler They formed a majority opposition in the reichstag but Hitler was confident the elec tion would destroy it Suspension of two more socialist newspapers and confiscation of to days edition of the communist or gan the Rote Fahne occurred to day Seven persons were severely wounded and a score slightly in jured during a nazireichsbanner pistol fight today at Dortmund On nazl was expected to die CONFEREES GET TOGETHER UPON MORTGAGE BILL Act Permits Court to Continue Action to March 1 1935 DBS MOINES Feb 4 an iffort to end a deadlock between he state senate and house on farm mortgage legislation a joint confer ence committee today agreed to re port back a plan whereby the court would be authorized to con tinue action until March 1 1935 The conference committee reject ed provision the oirginal bills of he senate and house for creation of arbitration bodies and decided nstead to recommend the plan caving jurisdiction with the court Under the compromise plan the court would unless good cause Is shown order the foreclosure action continued until March 1 1935 The court would have authority o take possession of the real es ate determine fair rental terms and the distribution of rents prof ts and income Not Vet Entered The proposed measure would ap ply to all actions on which decrees had not yet been entered and any commenced hereafter The burden of proof for setting aside the court decision would rest throughout with the palintiff The proposed measure ia predi cated on the declaration that an bj proclamation of the governor and that the safety and future welfare of the state as a whole is endan gered thereby Seven of the eight members of the joint conference committee signed the report Representative Rice saying that he wanted to study the measure Approving the compromise were Senators Geske Valentine Wilson and Booth and Representatives Mitchell Cunning ham and S tiger Provisions of BUI The bill provides that in all ac tions for the foreclosure of real es tate morlgages or deeds of trust now pending in which the decree has not been enteredand in all ac tion hereafter commenced for the foreclosure of real estate mort gages jr deeds of trust or on notes secured thereby in any court of record in the state of Iowa while this pact is in effect the court upon the application of the owner or owners of such real estate or persons liable on said mortgage or deed of trust or notes secured thereby who are defendant in said cause and not in default for want of plea or appearance shall unless good cause is shown to the con trary order such cause continued until March 1 1935 or so long as this act is in effect and upon such order or continuance the court shall take control of said real estate and shall make order or order for pos session of said real estate deter mined fair rental term and the ap plication and distribution of the rent income and profits of said real estate and make such provi sion for the preservation of said property as will be equitable and just during1 the continuance of said cause provided however that the court shall upon a substantial violation of its said order or orders or for other goods and sufficient cause set aside such order or con tinuance and the cause shall pro ceed to trial as by law now provid ed the provision of thin act to the contrary notwithstanding The court also may in all cases suggest and recommend concilia tion The house and senate both adjourned until 10 a m Monday when the conference committee re port will be taken up Six Passed by House Six measures rode through the house without opposition as the lower branch of the general assem bly cleared its calendar The bills passed by the house in cluded several measures of the in terim tax committee all of which went through by unanimous vote Bills approved by the house were Eliminating the payment of fees House Votes Down Cut in Congress Pay Annual Salaries Left at Further Action Expected MRS M K GANDHI LITTLE HOPE OF RECOVERY HELD FOR GUN VICTIM Moville Man to Oppose His Extradition to South Dakota SIOUX WASHINGTON Feb 4 J charge of Wife of Gandhi in Jail Charge Not Announced Arrested at Village as She Organized Women for Demonstrations BOMBAY India Feb 4 Al Mrs Mohandas K Gandhi wife of the Mahatma Gandhi was arrested today at the village of Raa Mrs Gandhi left Ahmedabad tw days agofor the Gujerat Interio with a groupof women followers with the avowed intention of or ganizing womens nationalist con gress demonstrations The charge against her has not yet been made public This is the third time she has been arrested in the past 13 months Twice Year Mrs Gandhi has been an active leader in her husbands campaign against British rule in India She was arrested twice in the last year for participation in the disobedience movement of the nationalists Mrs Gandhi was sentenced to six months rigorous imprisonment in Ahmedabad March 15 1932 after she enjoyed only two weeks liberty following a previous incarceration of six weeks She had asked specifi cally that her earlier term be made longer but her request was denied She described her experiences in jail os very happy Ijfluder in Movement The Mahatmas wife also was a leader in a movement against liquor shops She joined in picketing liquor shops and went through liquor shop areas singing songs against drink Her husband has been in jail near Poona more than a year for refus ing to call off his disobedience cam paign She visited him when she was released house today voted down a proposal to reduce salaries of representa tives and senators to Because the house was in the committee of the whole there was no record vote The standing vote was 37 to 172 defeating the amendment The action leaves the annual pay at the present rate but more controversy is expected to center on the point if not now then In the next congress The amendment vigorously de bated for an hour was sponsored by Representative Whittington D Miss Shaves 15 Centa More Representative Cochran D Mo said haircuts and shaves in the house barber shop cost 15 cents more than those in public barber hops and added The country is led to believe hat we can go Into a barber shop and get free shaves and haircuts Bills designed to boost tariffs against depreciated currency coun tries were rejected by the house way and means subcommittee which has been considering the re publican plan A motion to make a favorable re nort to the full committee on the Hill bill for automatic increases in CITY being Feb 4 a fugitive from justice has been drawn up against Nile Cochran Moville farmer in connection with yesterdays milk strike gun battle Union county S Dak authorities began extradition proceedings for the removal of Cochran from Sioux City to South Dakota The shooting occurred just outside Sioux City on South Dakota soil and resulted in the probably fatal shooting of R D Markell Elk Point S Dak South Dakota authorities aald they had filed a charge of assault with a deadly weapon against Cochran at Elk Point Cochran said he would fight extradition We didnt mean to harm anyone and were only attempting to protect our own interests said Cochran in the police station here Wounded In Head Cochran who was wounded in the head by several pellets fired from shotgun said it was the purpose of the group oC pickets assembled on the main highway from South Dakota Into Sioux City to prevent the delivery of a truck of milk to R Sioux City dairy We brought our guns along only to frighten the Markells and we didnt think there would be any shooting Cochran said Most of the farmers understood duties received a tie vote 4 to 41 thatthe Markella which was to r ejection milk IroriV points j ijfawley Bill Losesi Ten a motion wasL made to ap prove tlie Hawley bill which was drafted by government experts to broaden the tariff commissions powers It was lost 5 to 3 on a party vote Four of North Carolina Ragon of Arkan sas Dickinson of Missouri and Sanders of against the Hill bill Its sponsor Hill a Keeper of the Cats Holds Joh for Pets ST PAUL Feb 4 Gipple custodian and keeper of the cats in the new St Paul city hall and courthouse is happy today His cats still have a job An extermina tor company offered to service the building for a month But Gipple pleaded before a council com mittee my cats can do the job Gipple won Fire Causes FAIRFIELD Feb 4 mated loss of was caused by fire that destroyed the home of G Maasdam horo Turn tn i column Former Greek Ruler Undergoes Operation LONDON Feb 4 King George of Greece underwent an operation for appendicitis today The doctors said his condition was satlsfaclorv Washington democrat Joined three of Massa chusetts Watson of Pennsylvania and Crowther of New supportingit All five democrats opposed the three republicans on the motion re jecting the Hawley measure Adopt Amendment The senate adopted an amend ment to the treasiirypostofffce bill and to prohibit the use of any part of one the 50000000 for public buildings to go toward acquisition of further sites The conference report on the Cutting bill to authorize the secre tary of the Interior to suspend operations on public lands for pro duction of coal oil gas sodium phosphate and oil shale without in fringing the rights of the lessees through nonpayment of assess ments was adopted by the house It now goes to the senate City milk siedtOAic Sioux City milk Thiswas destroy ing the Sioux City market and making it impossible for the pro ducers in the milk shed to get a fair price We didnt plan to harm any of the Markells but we did want to keep them from bringing1 that milk to Sioux City Would Not Try The pickets figured that if enough of them were seen on the highways with firearms the Mar kells would not attempt to run their truckload of milk through We were mistaken however The first shots were fired from the truck and soon there were bullets flying all around I seized my shotgun and began to run for a telegraph pole for shelter As I was running a charge of shot passed over my head I stopped long enough to firo shot at the windshield of the truck as a matter of self protection The farmers did not intend to shoot anyone on the truck but some of them said they would shoot holes ia the truck tires if the Markells attempted to go through The Markells Insist the first shot was fired from the crowd of pfcketa Seriously Wounded The most seriously wounded vic tim of the gun fight was R D Markell 67 years old milk Importer Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Feb league of nations dont know whether to kick Japan out or Japan dont know whether to kick the league out They are both equally disgusted with each other The league as conceived is a wonderful idea and it works on small nations but the minute u big one wants to gobble up something then they gay the league is interferring Japan wants a Monroe Doc trine now with them playing the part of Monroe doctering on China Not only doctering but operating Yours WILL ROGERS CapyrlKht 1033 McNauKht Syndicate OEBT POLICY TO STAY UNCHANGED 5 British Cabinet Members to Hear Report From Lindsey LONDON Feb 4 Britains debt policy explained detail In the recent talks by Chan cellor of the Exchequer Neville hamberlaln was expected to re main virtually unchanged after the cabinet Is informed Monday of Presidentelect Roosevelts views The five cabinet members charged with arranging Great Britains bid or drastic reduction or cancella tion of the debt are out of town for the weekend and will return Mon day to hear Ambassador Sir Ronald Lindsay report on his conversations with Mr Roosevelt Unless wholly unexpected newt is brought by Sir Ronald it was in dicated in high quarters today thai the main features of the British proposal would remain intact The cabinet members awaiting Sir Ronalds report arc Premie Ramaay MacDonald Mr Chamber lain Sir John Simon foreign secre tary Stanley Baldwin president o the council and Walter Runclman president of the board of trade The plan to have Sir Ronal launch a campaign to convinc American citizens that they wi benefit by a debt reduction or can collation was not explained of Elk Point S Dak He was suf fering from gunshot wounds in the abdomen seven of the pellets hav ing punctured his intestines At Tum column I Wea IOWA WEATHER Light Know probable Satur day night and Sunday except cloudy Sunday In the north west porton Warmer except In the extreme southeast portion Saturday night Sunday warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazelle weather figures r 21 hour period ending at S clock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 17 Above Minimum In Night II Helow At 8 A Bf 7 ftelow Snowfall Trace The coldest weather of the new ear was upon North Iowa Satur ay morning the minimum being vithln 11 degrees of Decembers owest temperature WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Feb 4 outlook for the week beginning Monday Feb 6 For the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri Valleys and Northern and Central Great Plains Occasional snows north portions not much precipitation south por tions marked reversals in tempera ture north portions mostly modci ate temperature south portions ;