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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1936, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FEBRUARY 7 1936 the AAA substitute was constitu tional No Hearings Held Of Ihe permanent program th republicans said It may be that the suggestion embodied in the bill for a perma nent program for agriculture ar sound and desirable However sine no hearings were held on these pro visions of the bill it is impossibl for us or anyone to inform th house as to whether or not the pro posed permanent program is accept able to the fanners of the countrj or their representatives Insisting that no makeshift leg islation should be approved for the sake of political expediency farm legislation is not a politica proposition the minority suggestec four things that should be incorpor ated in a well rounded and effec tive program Repeal of Agreements 1 Repeal of reciprocal trade agreements to as sure the American farmer full ben efit of domestic market equalization benefits to the farmer appropriations for soi conservation and government pur chase of marginal lands We heartily concur in the gen eral idea of soil conservation the republicans said and believe thai generous appropriations should be made to carry out this objective for itlie general welfare of the country xxx We cannot subscribe to the administrative formula for the op eration of this bill as pronounced by the secretary of agriculture and other high ranking officials of his department Requests Were Denied The secretary of agriculture and his associates are given absolute and complete authority without re striction to carry out the provisions of the bill This authority far ex ceeds any power heretofore con ferred upon the secretary by con gress xxx The members of the committee on agriculture were no able to procure public hearings on this bill Although he requested hearings so that farmers and repre sentatives of farm organizations and others might be heard the requests wererepeatedly denied President Roosevelt invited Sena tor Borah of Idaho to luncheon Fri day The senator this week announced his candidacy for the republican presidential nomination There was no indication of what topics they might discuss House approval of a conference agreement on the 367000000 de ficiency bill carrying to pay government contracts under the old AAA sent the measure to the white house Social Security Funds The bill includes funds for the so cial security program and to finance the machinery for making bonus payments A hint that the government is finding it necessary to spend more for labor and less for materials to make the 54000000000 work relief fund go around was given by the at his press conference He said some of the 54000000000 would be transferred to WPA from other agencies Politics continued to be of ma jor interest New evidences of the differences in both parties cropped up Simeon D Fess former Ohio senator and former republican na tional chairman hinted he may take a walk if Senator Borah R Idaho wins the republican presidential nomination Hammers Against Farley Senator Norris R though a supporter of the new deal away in his campaign to have James A Farley quit one of his two posts either postmaster LIFE OF KING EDWARD VIII No Social Life Sketched by C H CRITTENDEN In 1029 the heir to the British throne passed his final test as an air pilot and bought his first plane He now owns six of them Returning to Africa to resume the hunting trip interrupted by his fathert Dtoess he con tracted malaria but soon re covered The Prince of Wales and his brother George took an 18 000mile jaunt to South ica in 1931 a trip designed to inspire trade The Prince of Wales as Lon don society remembers him During the small amount of leisure he has had at home Wales has enjoyed the theater night clubs dances and parties in London When not at functions the prince often strolled through the poorer districts to drop in at a pub and reminisce with wartime buddies His name has been frequently linked with princesses and so ciety women but there is no indication at 41 that he ever will marry Wreckers Toil in Subzero Cold to Reopen Tracks Coal cars upside down or on end formed a mass blockade Wednesday on the Wabash railroad at Summit between Imogene and Shenandoah Trains were able to get through by late Thursday The wreck was said to have been caused by a split rail Harry Smith of Stanberry Mo brakeman suffered head and knee injuries Iowa Daily Press Photo general or democratic national ihairman A man managing a campaign i lught not to be postmaster gen sral he said He also declared the resent system of choosing post masters would if unchanged cost he president millions of votes Split Three Ways The senate foreign relations com mittee was revealed to be split hree ways on the question of neu rality legislation a division which hreatened to block any new law n the subject this session Speeding toward the end of a two ear irnuiry the senate munitions ommittee called representatives of ethlehem Midvale and Carnegie linois steel companies to ask bout the cost of steel plate sup lied for naval vessels Two New Assistants DES he as selected two new assisants to ill staff vacancies Atty Gen Ed ward L OConnor refused to divulge he names of the men until they ac ept HERRINGS FOOTBALL BET HOG RANKS 4TH IN MINNESOTA SHOW CROOKSTON Minn CSV Floyd of Rosedale prize Iowa Hampshire hog Gov Clyde Herring of Iowa lost to Gov Floyd B Olson of Minnesota in a football bet last fall took a back seat in competi tion Thursday Judges at the Red River valley shows in Crookston placed the hog fourth in size behind three Minne sota bred animals These specimens indicate clear ly said W E Morris University farm swine judge that Minnesota farmers can raise bigger hogs than Iowa farmers Governor Olson offered the hog as a prize in an essay contest and the winner sold it Extradition Requested SPRINGFIELD 3 Henry Horner Friday asked Icwa authorities to grant extradition to Illinois of Richard McCamies held at Clinton for automobile theft Seek to Discover If Iowa Store Burglars Have Another Fence DES inves tigation bureau agents Friday at tempted to discover whether Iowa clothing store thieves have a new fence for disposing of their loot Agents Con Ryan and Walter P Birmingham assigned to the case by Bureau Chief Glen Schmidt in vestigated recent store burglaries at Red Oak and Greenfield to find clews to a possible new fence Ryan last year was instrumental in the roundup of an Omaha ring which bought clothing from Iowa thieves John and Glen Schmuck brothers of Creston are now serving 10 year penitentiary terms for their part in the robberies Bureau officials were inclined to link Gail Schmucka third brother who escaped jail at Webster City last August with the present series of clothing store burglaries COSTS NO MOftfTO OWN A ADD up the savings A Chrysler uses less gas than many small er cars extremely low oil consumption longer life less cost per mile lower upkeep less cost for repairs Worlds of room deep soft seats beautiful appointments More power a much finer ride big springs big tires that bigcar feel on the road Floating Power smoothness genuine hydraulic brakes safety steel bodies Youll be happier with a Chrysler And youll actually be money ahead See and drive a 1936 Chrysler now Ask for the New Official Chrysler Motors Commercial Credit Co Time Payment Plan CHEYSUH Six o DE LWXE EIGHT to AIRFLOW EIGHT AIRFLOW IMPERIAL S1475 list xi factory Detroit Special equipment extra J H MARSTON 1925 Third Street N E Phone 162 SEE LITTLE HOPE OF EXTRA HOURS Coal Operators Expect Work Saturday to Forestall Actual Suffering DES opera tors apparently nursing little hope that Iowa miners will heed Gov Clyde L Herrings plea for extra daily mining said Friday they be lieved Saturday mining will fore stall actual suffering over the week end But declared K G Carney Scandia Coal company official the only thing that will relieve the sit uation appreciably outside of a lot of extra mining is warmer weather Demand then will fall off some what and operators can get their back orders filled Dealers also can build up their reserves which are entirely gone in scores of towns Calls Pouring in Carney said calls for coal contin ued pouringin today from through out the state and that town after town is portioning out what coal it receives in 500 and 1000pound lots I doubt he said if theres a town in the state that has sufficient reserve coal on hand to last a week The situation is getting worse right along Carney saidthe brightest lies in the probability that mines will bring a i5i more coal to the surface tomorrow than they did last Saturday All operators he said will have full shifts whereas last Saturday the majority of mines op erated at only a half to twothirds capacity j Justice of Contention Informed that the United Mine Workers of America has agreed to allow all soft coal mines in the na ion to operate tomorrow Governor Herring said That shows the justice of our contention The governor declared he has not received any replies from local unions on his plea that they disre gard union regulations if possible and work an extra hour a day as well as Saturday Local union officials at Albia home of Frank Wilson Iowa mine union head said they would abide by union rules and could not heed Herrings appeal Union miners at Madrid also de cided they could not work longer hours than union officials decreed Serious Shortage Seen Ralph Kittinger state relief sec retary said reports from 17 coun ties indicated serious shortage of coal for families on relief These counties were Audubon Benton Buena Vista Calhoun Cedar Dallas Franklin rundy Harrison Jefferson Powe shiek Taylor Wright Palo Alto Allamakee Muscatine and Lee Several towns including Radcliffe Audubon Conway Sharpsburg and Charlotte reported they either are out of coal or down to their last lumps Schools libraries churches and the like were closed at several points to conserve fuel In some towns families have dou bled up to conserve coal and some stores are remaining open only a few hours each day Dealers at several points reported arrival of eastern coal by freight which had been held up by drifted railroad tracks could be done under the powers given congress in the income tax amendment to the federal constitu tion President Roosevelt Gillette said showed interest enough to forward Lovriens letter to the justice de partment for study Heads First Termers Representative Hubert Utterback Des Moines democrat has been re elected president of the First Termers club in congress A group of new members organ ized the club last year named Ut terback president and have held frequent meetings since at which leading legislative and administra tion officials have appeared to dis cuss major problems off the rec ord for the benefit of the new con gressmen Utterback said as a result of this organizations activities he felt most first term members of con gress have a betters knowledge of how the federal government oper ates and a wider acquaintance with key officials than many Jongtime members Within recent weeks for ex ample Secretary Wallace appeared before the group and discussed in plain language his viewpoint of the farm situation Secretary Hull also reviewed the neutrality problem Former loivan Visitor A recent visitor toRepresentative Gillettes office was Irving A Lind berg former Cherokee Iowa boy who now is collector general of cus stoms and high commissioner for the republic of Nicaragua He has been vacationing in this country for several months butdidnt get a chance to go to Iowa this trip Representative Utterback has in troduced a bill to make a new group of widows Of Civil war veterans eligible for pensions Would Advance Eligibility He submitted the measure at the request of Oley Nelson of Slater Iowa national G A R commander James W Willett of Tama Iowa past commander and now judge ad vocate general of the G A R and other officials of the organization who called on him while in the cap ital recently It would make eligible for pen sions all widows of Civil war veter ans who married the veterans be fore Jan 1 1930 This would ad vance the eligibility period about 25 years compared with the present law Moody Heads Association Mitchell county fair association elected President Gar field Moody vice president Charles Jacobs secretary Dr C E Juhl as sistant secretary Mrs Marie Paul son board members John McNulty Homer Harrison Clyde Smith Bill Pitzen Jesse Carter The date for next summers fair has not been de cided yet GMen Will Stay Out of Lindy Case Attorney General Cummings said Thursday he will not reassign Gmen to further investigation of the Lind bergh kidnaping although facili ties of the bureau of investigation will be available to those working on the case Nothing of any consequence has happened in the Lindbergh case since Hauptmanns arrest Cum mings told his press conference We propose to keep open the fa cilities of the bureau of investiga tion to any of the agencies working on the Lindbergh case Have Supplied Tips We have supplied heretofore to the New Jersey police all the in formation we had and we will con tinue to supply them any informa tion that comes to us in the way of tips gossip letters etc Cummings referred reporters to his statement of Oct 10 1934 when the justice department withdrew from the Lindbergh case and said his attitude has not changed As far as the Gmen are concerned he said the Lindbergh case is closed Asked About Facilities When Cummings told reporters that the facilities of the bureau of investigation would be made avail able to New Jersey investigators reporters asked what fie meant Everything he answered your men Yes theyre not going to get them Oh no Only 4 Days of School at Corwith in 3 Weeks of the teachers in the Corwith Consolidated schools left for their homes or the homes of friends Thursday when it was learn ed that the enforced vacation duo to snow blocked roads would continue the remainder of the week There have been four and a half days of school here in the last three weeks because the buses could not make their routes to bring in the pupils from the rural district Accuses Roosevelt of Vmdictiveness COLUMBUS ing to the Buckeye Republican club Senator Lester J Dickinson of Iowa leveled charges of vindictiveness at President Roosevelt and declared that the president had admitted danger of the new deal RAP CONDITIONS IN BEER TAVERNS Ministers Find Affairs as Deplorable as Charged to Council DES Des Moines ministers Friday branded conditions in Des Moines beer tav erns and night clubs truly as de plorable as charged by womens groups in protests to the city coun cil The Federation of Womens clubs recently called conditions in the beer and dance places deplor able and asked the council to pro hibit beer sales where there was dancing The Rev Paul E Becker of the University Church of Christ chair man of the Des Moines Ministerial associations committee on public affairs and the Rev William Mack of Union Park Presbyterian church made a midnight tour of beer par lors and night clubs last night The ministers said they found 1 Underage patrons and unat tended girls and women 2 Opensale of spiked near beer andhard liquor drinking 3 Sensuous dancing profane women drunken men and other im proper behavior 4 No dance hall supervisors pres ent and most places inadequately lighted Mr Becker said tie would cat to gether the ministerial association public affairs committee to plan a questionnaire addressed to all can didates for city and county offices More stringent regulations must be made Mr Becker said Conflicting Accounts of Convicts Escape Revealed in Probes JOLIET ac counts of a prisoners escape added fuel Friday to charges of laxity and inefficiency leveled at authorities of the twin penitentiaries here and two new invetigations were launched as a result Six other inquiries were authoriz ed at the Stateville penitentiary af ter Richard Loeb a confessed mur dered of Bobbie Franks in Chicago was slashed to death with a razor in the hands of a fellow convict James Day last month New Club Agent COUNCIL BLUFFS LV The West Pottawattamie and Mills county Farm Bureaus employed Dale Thorngren of Boxholm as club agent to succeed Adrian Wilson who resigned WOULD LEVY TAX TO RECOVER TAX Lovrien Offers Suggestion Other News of lowans in Washington By MUNRO KEZER An Iowa suggestion as to how the govern ment can recover the processing tax j refunds made packers and millers las been submitted to President Roosevelt The suggested plan came to Gil ette from F R Lovrien of Spencer Iowa a former district court judge The gist of the plan as explained re by Gillette would be for con gress to levy an income tax on the rocessing tax refunds which would irtually amount to their forfeiture iillette said he has not studied the plan in detail but he believed it Saturday Only Special Values In Our Big LOSING ENTIRE STOCK BENOWITZ BROS Many Coats As Low As Included are nearly 100 smart new style Cownie True Value Furs at guaranteed low prices formerly Benowilz Bros Fur Shop 221 N Federal Ave Convenient Poyments Fay ft small amount at the time of pur chase the balance In convenient sums ;