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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKES3 LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 6 1933 T51IS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 106 Farm Revolt in Midwest Capital Is Concerned Over Methods Now in Use By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Feb 6 CPA It is an open question whether or not a mere scaling down of their debts will be sufficient for American farm ers That is to say there is reason to doubt thai agriculture wil choose to pay above a few mills on the dollar if it does not have to and seeming ly it has learnec that it does not have to Certain ly tne oig insurance companies which hold more than 1600 millions in mortgages on farm lands through out the country will call so dras tic a cut as that outright cancella tion The announcements of those com panies that they are making con cessions to the farm folk would Vie amusing except for the seriousness of the situation The fact is that much of the region described in statements by the Association Life Insurance Presidents as the west north central the Dakotas Minnesota Nebraska Missouri and in a stat of actual insurrection local govern ment and all Revolt in loiva Last September I toured Iowa South Dakota Nebraska and Mis souri The farmers were in revol then but local government had no joined them Sheriffs still were try ing to stop picketing on the rura highways Near Cherokee Iowa 8 posse fired on a picketeers1 detail A that time many lowans spoke of thi as justifiable However the othe returned 01 DISSOLVE PRUSSIAN PARLIAMENT Iowa Conferees Redraft Farm Mortgage Relief AlOBILLS OLD CHUM DIES Clinton Man 82 Served as Drummer Boy During Civil War CLINTON Feb 6 H Wingent 82 died here last night after a long illness He was a boy hood comnanion of William F Codv known as Bufft Bill He was one of the oldt printers in the States Mr Wlnget was the first biogra pher of Cody writing the incidents of Codys life from stories told to him by the scout He served asa drummer boy in the Civil war and one of the outstandingincidents of his life was when he reached Wash ington with a groun of stragglers and went to the office of Secretary of War Stanton and asked to be sent home He was told that he ought to be shot as a deserter The frightened youth then wandered to the white house where he asked to see Mr Lincoln As he entered he saw the president in conversation a woman who was pleading for the life of her son who1 had been sentenced to death because he fell asleep while on sentry duty After dismissing the woman the president turned to Winget laughed at his story and wrote a note to Stanton saying had we not better tliank this boy and send him back to his home in Fort Leavenworth STATEMENTS OF SENATORS CITED IN BRIBE CLAIMS Judiciary Group Delays Action on Charges Against Barry Feb G David S Barry veteran senateser geant at arms cited statements of members of congress themselves to the senate judiciary committee to day in support of his assertion in a magazine article that some sena tors and representatives take bribes The committee postponed action on his case but will continue work ing on it tomorrow Appearing voluntarily the 73 year old suspended officer calmly read the committee a prepared statement citing several sugges tions of bribery including one by Senator Glass D Va in the sen ate last spring that bankers hired some congressmen to oppose bank ing legislation Derby and Cane Holding a derby and cane in his right hand as he sat facing his in quisitors Barry insisted the pur pose of his article was to proclaim the integrity of congress as a whole but asserted it was a fair inference that there are some men subject at least to influence Through a running cross exam ination by commltteemen he re iterated his beliefthat some mem bra oFxxfiHgtfiss qell theiryotes Do you believe there are any sen ators or representatives who have or do sell their votes inquired Senator Schuyler R Quotes Nye and Gloss Im bound to believe so when I read the statements of Senators Nye and Glass Barry said Aside from that have you any knowledge of any senator or rep resentative who has sold his vote I have not The committee ordered him to re turn tomorrow morning with an original copy of his article and cor respondence relating to it with th magazine The New Outlook Members of the committee indi cated they would follow up the charge made by Barry MOLLISON ON OCEAN FLIGHT AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Travel teaches you a lot If we hadnt visited Pas city kinfolks back in 1912 I rec kon Id still think hors d oeuvres was made out o horse WILLIAMS WILL RESIGN CLAIM Chairman of Athletic Board at S U I Under Fire of Alumni IOWA CITY Feb 0 C C Williams chairman of the University of Iowa Athletic board will submit his resignation at a meeting of the group late today it was reported in authoritative circles here today Williams chairman of the board since 1929 has been under alumni fire recently in connection with the ousting of Ivan Blackmer and Ed Break basketball stars for a minor infraction of the Big Ten rules be fore the conference itself had a chance to act on their cases Dean Williams conferred with Walter A Jessup of the university for half an hour this morning Presi dent Jesiiip said he would issue a statement later today The athletic chairman refused to comment Should Williams resignation ma terialize it will be the second with in the past week Prof Henning Larson having announced his re tirement last week Both were members of the eligibility commit tee which passed judgment on Break and Blackmer The third member Is Prof F G Higbee Mollison on Easy Stage Brazil Trip Two Other Britons Quest of Distance Flight Mark LYMPNE Eng Feb 6 Capt J A Mollison noted long distance flyer took off from here at a m today a m eastern standard time on 4800 mile flight by stages to Brazil He planned to reach his goal in three and a half days CaptainiiolHson husband of the famous BritishaviatrixLAmyJfibi sonMollison made the only west ward solo crossing of the North Atlantic last August He formerly held the EnglandSouth Africa and EnglandAustralia speed records losing the former to his wife last November Cheerio Amy Ill be back soon he said as he kissed his wife before climbing into the plane Hearts Content Good luck Jim she replied and went over to her plane Des ert Cloudy She took off immedia tely afterward and accompanied him a short distance I shall be pleased when this rec ord attempt is finished I would much prefer to be going myself than have the suspense of being left behind she said as she watched his takeoff Arrives at Barcelona BARCELONA Spain Feb 6 UP A Mollison who set out this moaning from England for a flight to South America arrived here late this afternoon The weather on the way over was bad SEEK NEW RECORD Drake Estate Leader Will Be Deported by England Wednesday LONDON Feb 6 M Hartzell who came to London from Iowa ten years ago announcing that his purpose was to prosecute claims to the mythical estate of Sir Francis Drake the sixteenth cen tury navigator will be deported on Wednesday as an undersirable alien Two detectives will accompany him from London to Southampton where he will board a steamer for Amer ica CRANWELL Eng Feb 6 In an attempt to create a new world record for a longdistance nonstop flight a royal air force long range monoplane piloted by Squadron Leader O R Gayford and Flight Lieutenant G E Nicho letts took off at a m a m Eastern Standard Time for South Africa Cape Town is 0198 miles from this Lincolnshire town To beat the present nonstop record of f01 j miles made by the Americans Rus sell Boardman and John Polando on a New YorkIstanbul flight the British pair must reach the vicinity of Zesfontein in British Southwest Africa Have Robot Pilot International aviation regulations require that the record be beaten by at least 6214 miles The British flyers have a robot pilot or automatic control sys tem in their plane which relieve them from piloting when they de sire A short wave radio set was installed The plane with a 530 horsepower engine is the same used by Squad ton Leader Gayford and Fligh Lieut D L G Belt in 1031 for the firat nonstop England to Egyp flight Belt Planned Trip Flight Lieutenant Bett whi planned to make the present fligh with Squadron Leader Gayford died Jan 17 and his place was taker by Flight Lieutenant Nicholetts The flyers reported that the passed Marseilles France at 3 p m 10 a m E S T and wer approximately 100 miles southeas of that point an hour later The message said that they were on cruise toward Sardinia and tha their plane was in good condition ANOTHER BLAZE IN CONEY ISLAND art of Amusement Park Is Destroyed as Flames Ride on Gale NEW YORK Feb 6 UPVFlre parsis teritplagUB struck again today at the famous seashore resort riding along the loardwalk on a biting southwest ale and destroying several amuse ment places In the bleak hush tsvo hours be ore dawn and with thermometers 12 above zero fire spurted from the wooden and papier mache Tunnel of Love in that lection of the amusement place snown as the the bowery The gale howling through the empty skeletons which in summer ire gay with life picked up the fire and swept it through the ferris vhccl the kiddy park the cater illar ride the motordrome and wo wooden concessions In rnlh of Fire Large bath houses were in the oath of the fire when suddenly the wind as if in penitent caprice swung sharply to the north A great part the Brooklyn ire apparatus was called out The wind on one of the seasons coldest night wrestled with the streams of water from the hose often tossing them back in broken ipray upon the hosemen who soon were coated with ice An accurate estimate of the dam age was not immediately obtain able A police office at the tempor ary headquarters established within the fire lines placed the estimate at Investigation Started The cause of the fire in the tun nel of love was sought in an inves tigation which was started as soon as the fire was brought under con trol No one was known to have been in the amusement places Fires have been frequent visitors to the resort The last previous one was July 13 of last year when four blocks along the board walk were destroyed the damage and loss ex ceeding two million dollars That fire contrasting with todays bleak wintry setting occurred while many thousands were bathing in the surf their clothing and valu ables left in the bathhouses which the flames devoured EARLIER REPORT WITHDRAWN TO MAKE CHANGES House Adopts Rules as Senate Has Brief Meeting DES MOINES Feb G joint conference committee of the Iowa legislature this afternoon completed a tentative redraft of its proposal for farm mortgage relief The conference committee earlier had submitted a report for a bill giving the courts custody of real estate in foreclosure actions but withdrew it at the morning session to make changes The plan as redrafted will make four changes from the committees first plan Provides for Hearings The changes include provisions for instigation by the cleric of court of rent profits and incomes and specify the usea to which these funds are to be applied It also pro vides for hearings upon applica tions before the court that would give the owner preference for stay ing on the land It also would apply to cases in which default has been entered but in which no decree haa been signed Members of the joint conference committee agreed upon the redraft in its tentative form and were to meet again to decide upon signing their report The report is expected High Officials Pay Honor to Memory of Coolidge Eulogizes Late to be placed before both houses to Roosevelt Arrives in Bahamas Plans Trip for Fish From There NASSAU Bahamas Feb 6 PresidentElect Franklin D Roosevelt of the United States ar rived here today on the Yacht Nourmahal on which he is taking a vacation cmise with Vincent Astor and others He was greeted by Captain Hugh Bede Clifford governor of the Bahamas who will he host to the presidentelect dur ing his aay here Captain Christo pher Brown formerly of the Royal Canadian navy will act as a guide for the Roosevelt party on a fish ing trip in the Cruiser Malolo x1 Senate Defers Action The senate meanwhile deferred action on several minor bills de bated a few received four new measures and adjourned until 10 a m tomorrow The house adopted rules for the remainder of the year limiting de bate of 10 instead of 15 minutes and fixing the last day for Intro ducing bills as the first Instead of the seventh legislative day in March The house pasred the Ellsworth measure to fix minimum capitaliza tion of banks in cities of more than 15000 population at in cities between 6 and 10 thousand at 550000 It also passed 83 to 7 the Speidel measure permitting super visors to rebate taxes on secondary road levies already paid Kill 3 Measures Three tax reduction measures of a minor nature were killed by the house The interim tax committee meas ure to provide for biennial instead of annual school elections was de bated at length in the senate Sena tor Lafe Hill of Nora Springs op posed the proposal Among those supporting the bill was Senator Matt Cooney of Du buqne Members of the intcrm com mittee said adoption of their pro posal would cut the cost of school elections about onehalf Four new hills were introduced including a measure by Senator Knudson to remove the capital stock of the Utility companies from the tax exempt list Hills Introduced By Senator Husted to require as sessors to demand information as to moneys and credits and consti tute failure to demand such infor mation or refusal to supply it a misdemeanor Bills introduced in the house were By Representatives Aldrich and Jensen providing for the election of the county school superintendents at the general election in 1934 and each four years thereafter and re ducing the number of members on the county board of education from six to five By Schroedcr and Drcessen le galizing the extension of the cor porate limits of the town of Ded ham and the election of officers and their acts A group of farmers who said they represented the farmers union visited the capitol during the noon hour Their purpose several of them said to urge prompt leg islative action on farm mortgage relief President in House Chamber WASHINGTON Feb 6 Tribute to the memory of Calvin Coolidge was paid today by the na lons highest officials in a ceremony as simple as the life led by the ormer president Held in the spacious chamber of the house of representatives the memorial service consisted of an eulogy by Arthur P Rugg chief ustice of the Massachusetts su preme covtrt two hymns an invoca ion and a benediction Led by President Hoover who served in the Coolidge cabinet and succeeded him as chief executive the procession of officials that wound slowly into the chamber in cluded Vice President Curtis mem bers of the supreme court and the diplomatic corps Suspend Proceedings Members of the senate over which Mr Coolidge presided as vice president before the death of Presi dent Harding elevated him to the higher post suspended proceedings and marched in a body to th house After an opening prayer Vice President Curtis announced the memorial session had been called to pay tribute to a great man and a popular man who was loved and is mourned bj all the Coolidge Chief Justice Rugg who wai graduated from Mr Coolidgea col was a clos personal friend praised the forme president as the Incarnation c tbe ideal of the America of his day Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Feb thing in the same paper Saturday that told about the senate versus honesty the Coolidge autobiography in that very days installment said If the senate has weakness its be cause the people send men lack ing in ability and character but this is not the fault of the senate it cant choose its members it has to work with what is sent to it When I was elected vice president I was going to learn the rules of the senate then I found that the senate had but one rule and that was that the senate would do anything it wanted to do whenever it wanted to do it Now theres the words of a man that listened to em for two years and argued with em for six Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNaught Qyncllciue Adapted to Times Ttie depth and breadth oE his nature the acuteness of his mind the soundness of his moral purpose the resources of his wisdom Jus tice Ruggsaid were sufficient for every day and for every emergency His capacity his temperament industry and simplicity were adapted to the times and to the work to be done Justice Rugg treated the life of the late president in chronological order beginning wHh his birth in 1872 in the little village of Ply mouth Vt and closing with his sudden death last January 5 at his Northampton Moss home MUTINEERS TO GIVE IIP VESSEL lead for Java Port While Dutch Fleet Chases Warship BATAVIA Java Feb 6 tutinoiis native seamen who over nowcred their officers and put to sea in the Dutch cruiser De Zeven Provincicn early yesterday sent out i wireless message today nnnounc ng they were heading for Sour abaya Java where the vessel would be delivered to naval authorities We the ships hands the mes sage said intend to steam to Sour abaya We do not Intend violence nit will deliver the ship officially into the hands of the commander the day before we reach Sourabaya Our object is to protest against an unjust wage cut and against the arrest of those who protested last week No one on board has been hurt On the contrary all are well Nine Dutch officers and several petty officers were prisoners aboard the vessel Her position was not known but the entire Dutch Indies fleet was searching for her Aboard the government steamer Alderbaran was the master of the mutinouf cruiser Should there be an engage ment the cruiser could blow the Aldebaran out of the water but it was assumed from the wireless mes sage that the mutineers intended to allow the Aldebaran to come along side and to turn over the cruiser to its captain President Need Not Reveal Information WASHINGTON Feb 6 authority of the president to change customs duties without dis closing confidential Information submitted by American producer to the tariff commission was sua tained today by the supreme court Independents Cannot Be Disciplined Says GOP Senate Chief WASHINGTON Feb 6 Senator McNary of Oregon slated to be republican leader in the new senate in an interview today sai there wns not a chance in th world of success of any attempt tc discipline republican independent Roosevelt by denying them commit Rosoevelt by denying them commit tee assignments or reading them out of the party Crop Production Loans to Start Before March 1 Instructions Wul Be Issued to Regional OJiice at Minneapolis WASHINGTON Feb 6 The lepartment of agriculture announ ced today that disbursements of noney to farmers under the 590 100000 crop production loan bill Igned Saturday by President Hoo er will begin before March 1 Secretary Hyde expects to ap irova regulations to govern tha oans before the end of this week nd instructions will then be issued or executives In the regional of ices at Dallas St Louis Memphis rinneapolis Salt Lake City and Vashington A reduction of the maximum oans to individual farmers from 400 as was allowed in 1032 to nis year is being considered be auso of the increase in applica ions expected The bill authorized lie secretary to require acreage re uction up to 30 per cent as a loan onrUtion and the department ex ects to require the full reduction xcept in the case of minor acre gea An increase of about a third in ho number of loans over last year looked for The department is laving 30 per cent more application orms printed than were used in 932 when G4000000 was dis bursed Requests for changes in legisla tion n some slates to make farm ers within their borders eligible for oana are being made by the depart ment through members of congress The law requires that the loan shall he the first lien on the crop pro luccd this year VON PAPEN PUT IN PREMIERSHIP BY HINDENBURG Braun Ousted and New Election Called for March 5 BERLIN Feb 6 The Prus sian diet wns dissolved today by vote of the new triumvirate con sisting of Vice Chancellor von Papen Hans Kcrrl president of the diet and Conrad Adenauer presi dent of the Prussian state council A new diet will be elected on March 5 the date on which an election for the national rclchstag is to he held This stroke was accomplished by President von Hindenburgs action early in the day in ousting Otto Braun the elected premier of Prus sia Colonel von Papen appointed federal commissioner for Prussia some time ago when he still chancellor of the republic assumed the duties of premier Diet Rejected Motion Under the Prussian constitution the diet may be dissolved cither by its own vote or by a 2 to 1 vote of the triumvirate which consists of the premier the diet president and the president of the state council Last week thediet rejected a na tional socialist motion for dissolu tion Almost at the same time the triumvirate voted 2 to 1 against dissolution the dissenting votes being those of Braun and Aden auer Kcrrl is a national socialist Colonel von Papen readily agreed to do what Braun had refused and today he Joined Kerrl to outvote Adenauer The deppsted min in istry Is cpnalderingiaiiappcaltp the supreme court Censorship Dissolution of the diet becomes effective March 4 instead of im mediately thus enabling members of the diet to retain thefr railroad passes during the campaign A rigorous or censorship extendingfor the first time even to newspapers and periodicals reaching Germany from other countries be came effective today under n de cree signed by President Paul von Hindcnburg In the future even foreign publi cations must conform to the Hitler governments press standards it they desire to circulate here iMny Lose Uniforms Furthermore the republican Reichsbanner the forces which ard ently campaigned for President von Hindenburgs reelection last year can be deprived of their uniforms if the nazt minister of interior Dr Wllhelm Prick so rules The decree permits the suspension of newspapers for four weeks or on it second offense within three months for six months Tlio grounds for suspension were broad ened greatly and if applicable for eign newspapers or periodicals could be prohibited for as long as six months Outdoor demonstration1 were per mitted only if the purpose wns not detrimental to gencrol peace and Turn In lingo K tnlumn it Weaj lenate Finance Body Votes for Extending Cent Gasoline Levy WASHINGTON Feb 6 senate finance committee today ap proved the house bill to continue for another year the 1 cent a gallon fed eral tax on gasoline The committee lost no time in ap proving the measure passed recently by the house There was little dis cussion The gasoline tax was im posed last year as one of the provi sions of the billion dollar tax bill It was limited to one year at that time Celluloid Is Replacing Skin in Mounting of Woolly OrangUtans CHICAGO Feb 6 syn thetic process of mounting wooly orangutans in which more cellu loid than orangutan is used has been perfected by Leon L Waters of the Field museum The original hair is embedded in the celluloid eliminating the necessity of tan ning the skin The specimens look so lifelike they almost invite tin feeding of peanutr IOWA WEATHER Snow Monday night nnd prolj tibly Tuesday morning except generally fair Tuesday In north west colder cold wuvc Mon day night or Tuesday tempera tures hclotv zero roiixidcniblv ficloiv In north nnd ccntml por tions Tuesday or Tucsduy night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGnzette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 20 Above Minimum In Nishl 10 Above At A M Monday 11 Above Figures for 24 hour period encJ ng at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 2 Above Minimum in Night 17 Below The cold wave which hit Mason City Friday continued and leached its greatest Intensity Sunday morn Ing when the alcoholic index In the GlobeGazettes minimum thermom eter was carried to the 17below zero mark This lacked only 4 de grees of the winters minimum es tablished in December Sunday the wind shifted into the southwest and there was a quick reflection of the change in higher temperatures Sunday nights low mark wag 21 degrees higher than that of tlu previous night ;