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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1933, Mason City, Iowa t n i I A i f 3 I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XXXIX ASSOCIATED PIIESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 1983 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 125 Woodin Not Well Known New Treasury Head Stands Up Under Scrutiny By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Feb 28 CPA Washington wishes now that it had paid more attention to William H Woodin when he passed through the city southward bound a few weeks ago on his way to see P r e s identelect Roosevelt It took note of him then only in casual fashion as a member of the Roosevelt brain trust in deed but without serious thought that he was des tined to take the Important part it now proves he is to play in the com ing administra tion He had been mentioned for one portfolio or another at that but the im WiUlam H Woodin presston prevailed that he was a long shot Consequently the average Wash ingtons acquaintance with the newly chosen secretary of the treas ury is limited to a dim recollection of him as a smallish slender gray haired elderly man with a closely clipped white mustache an ami able expression and an apparent in clination to be observed as little as possible a Probably that was a correct diag nosis too Anything that is said by an indl dividual supposedly close to the throne is likely to be attributed to the throne itself and the throne does not always like it Stands Investigation Of course there has been a deal of inquiry concerning the new chancel the exchequer fairly Hunt Henry Fords Missing Secretary NONE OF FAMILY It is true he is prominent In sev eral tolerably hardboiled corpora tions the American Car and Foun dry company which labor regards askance because of its open shop policy Remington Arms which pro duces munitions wherewith to kill folk and various concerns with in terests in Cuba where one can but wonder whether they are friendly to the notorious Machado regime Stil Representative Louis T Mc Tiirn to raise 6 Column 6 SENATE ACTS ON 3 SUPPLY BILLS Agriculture Appropriations Approved and Sent to White House WASHINGTON Feb 28The senate rushed action on apfropria tion bills today The 5104000000 appropriation bill for the agriculture departmenl was sent to the white House The senate adopted the conference re port after the house receded from its opposition to a minor amend ment The naval appropriation bill was passed and sent to Use house for adjustment of minor differences The measure carried the same amount as approved by the house which is 19000000 under funds for the current fiscal year The senate also adopted a partia conference agreement on the 000000 war department appropria tion bill and paved the way for a House vote tomorrow on the con troversial 22000000 fund added by the senate for citizens military training camps to house 88000 lob lass youths AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Babies must be smart Grownups wouldnt never learn to talk if they heard cracker called cacker an things like that CHINESE DEFEND MOUNTAIN PASS AT HOME OFFICE GIVES NO CLEWS Man Who Asked About Telegram Sought as Missing Liebold DETROIT Feb 28 wide spread police search Ernest G Liebold general secretary to Henry Ford was under way today but no heorics were advanced either at his lome or at the Ford Motor com pany offices following the report of his disappearance at 2 a m Detroit police informed of the disappearance by an official of the iTord Motor company ordered all detectives and patrolmen to be on the lookout for Liebolds car State police broadcast only the informa tion that he was missing stating he was last seen at p m yester day when he left the Ford offices Family Not Home No members of his family were at home in Detroit a maid profes sing ignorance of the search At the Ford offices officials said they ex pected Liebold to arrive at his of ice momentarily and declared they knew nothing of his disappearance Detroit police however were at the Ford offices in conference with of ficials of the service department there Seeking a clew to the mystery police 1 aaid theywere informed by Alfred L Williams a neighbor of Lieboldthat an automobile started from the curb in front of the Lie bold home in Detroit at midnight last night and was driven away at an extremely rapid speed They said they had no information or theory to advance Assigned to Assist Liebold for many years genera secretary to Henry Ford has been In charge of the Ford fiscal poli cies Ford a few days ago assigned him to assist Edscl Ford in the or ganization work preparatory to forming two new Detroit banks which will be under control of the Fords A description of Liebolds car to gether with the report that he was missing were read to all detectives and patrolmen at roll call this morning May Hiivo Been Liebold ROSCOMMON Mich Feb 28 tf man driving an automobile with license number X90000 who stopped at a gasoline Elation here and then asked Charles Ross rail way agent if there was a telegram for Ernest G Liebold was sought north of here this afternoon in the belief that he was Henry Fords missing secretary Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Feb wasnt a soul in America that when they picked up their paper didnt utter the same expression well thats too bad when they read that Mayor Cermack had pneumonia Lots of states and places are calling a moratorium on debts taxes banks Takes us so long to think of anything for our selves Funny we thought of it for Europe but not for our selves why pour all that recon struction money into a bank when all you had to say was we are going to pay you out as we are able to pay you out Yours WILL ROGERS Copyrlghl 1933 McNaught Syndicate CERMAK STILL HOLDS HIS OWN Pneumonia Area in Mayors Lung Not Extended and Breathing Better MIAMI Fla Feb 28 Karl A Meyer said this afternoon a complete examination of Mayor Anton J Cermak showed the pneu monia area in his right lung had not extended since yesterday The complete examination has TO DEATH IN CAR Blazing Body of Haller of Davenport Found at Rear of Machine DAVENPORT Feb 25 J T Haller well known Davenport physician was burned to death when his automobile went into a ditch and caught fire on the Locust street road six miles west of the city while he was answering a sick call at 4 a m today His blazing body was found at the rear of the machine indicating that he was able to get out of the car but failed to survive the flames The cause of the accident is not known Wheel marks on the maca dam highway indicated that Dr Haller lost control of the car and it swerved to the left and off the highway into the ditch on tUe sonth side of the road He was driving west at the time Coroner J D Cantwell Sheriff Frank Martin and Davenport police were making an effort to determine the cause of the accident tuday Peddlers Body Found Under Heap of Ashes CHICAGO Fpb 28 wom ans apron bound around his head the body of August Hitterman of Marengo II butter and egg ped dler was found in a cinder pit back of a school today Hitterman 65 years old had been beaten over the head The body was half concealed by a heap of ashes just been completed and shows no expansion of the pneumonia area Dr Meyer said a bulletin which read Condition Satisfactory Mayor Cermaks condition con tinues comparatively satisfactory He has had three hours of refresh ing sleep His pulse is 120 respira tion 31 temperature not taken The bulletin was dictated at p m The respiration rate of 34 was a drop of two points since the prev ious bulletin a few hours earlier Dr Meyer said this was a very good sign Mrs Gill to Recover Russell Caldwell of Coconut Grove Fla who was shot in the forehead by Giuseppe Zangara at the same time Mayor Cermak was felled was discharged from the hos pital today William J Slnnott New York policeman shot in the face was discharged previously Mrs Joe H Gill who received a wound in the abdomen still was In a serious condition but Dr T W Hutson her physician said he was convinced she would recover Margaret Kruis of Newark N J who was shot in the head remained in the hospital Carries Oxygen Room NEWARK N J Feb 28 special plane bearing a 900 pound portable oxygen room to be used In the treatment of Mayor Anton Cer mak of Chicago left Newark air port at p m today for Wash ington enroute to Miami SENATOR WALSH DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CHOICE Man Who Prosecuted Oil Scandal Appointed in New Cabinet HYDE PARK N Y Feb 28 JP Presidentelect Roosevelt today announced appointment of Thomas J Walsh of Montana as his attor ney general It was Senator Walsh who prose cuted the senates inquiry Into the naval oil reserve leases that sent Albert B Fall former secretary of he interior to jail The selection of Walsh left only two more names to be announced for the Roosevelt cabinet It is expected Roosevelt will fill the official list before tomorrow with the announcement of Miss Frances Perkins of New York for secretary of labor and Daniel C Roper of South Carolina for secre tary of commerce Kecently Married Walsh who is assistant demo cratic leader of the senate has been prominently identified with judicial and foreign affairs legisla tion He surprised his friends just recently by marrying He had been a widower since 1916 He was re elected In 1930 for a fourth term who iq 73 is the dean of years He was advanced by senate col leagues for appointment to the su preme court upon the resignation of Justice Holmes and he is regard ed still as probably one of the most likely choices for the next vacancy on the bench Biding nls time until he takes office Saturday Mr Roosevelt was expected to move with celerity thereafter in his plans for the prom ised new deal Special Session Call A call for a special session of congress and an announcement on the world economic parley are ex pected within a few days after in auguration Two days after taking office he goes into conference with state governors on ways of closer cooperation between states and na tion toward better times Formal announcement of his sec retariat was expected momentarily It was expected to Include Louis M Howe of New York Marvin H Mc Intyre of Kentucky and Stephen T Early of Virginia The presidentelect will have his cabinet with him at Washington Saturday ready to do business Some will go on his special train which leaves New York late Thurs day and some will meet him In Washington Tomorrow he was ex pected to leave Hyde Park for New York HELD N John Castagna above of Chicago was held In Mollne 111 on a state warrant In con nection with the kiilnaplng of Adhcmar Huuche of East Mo Hno and Fred Dcflllippl of Spring Valley HI Associated Press Virtual Martial Law Proclaimed in All Germany Decree After Fire in Reichstag BERLIN Feb 28 President von Hindenburg today placed the German republic under virtual mar tial law by signing an emergency decree giving the police extraordi nary powers to enforce order The decree Is directed particu larly against the communists who are blamed for the incendiary firi which partially destroyed the reich tag1 building yesterday The cabinet in preparing it re frained from declaring a military state of emergency because of a desire to keep the army out of pol itics Nevertheless the provisions of the decree have the effect of placing the republic under a state of emer gency with the sole object of meet ing what the government regards as the threat of communism Almostt simultaneously with the announcement that the presidents signature had been affixed to the decree the swastika flag of Chan cellor Hitlers national socialist party was hoisted over Karl Lleb knecht house the communist head quarters as a symbol that com munism had been subjugated Claudel to Be Replaced as French Ambassador La Boidaye Friend of Roosevelt to Be Successor PARIS Feb 28 Le fevre de La Boulaye personal friend of Presidentelect Roosevelt will be named ambassador to Wash ington to succeed Paul Claudel it was learned from semioffi cial quarters today M La Bo u laye was select ed these sources said especially to carry on ne gotiations for a new debt agree ment with the United States An official an nouncement was expected to be MPAUUCLAUOEi made after the Roosevelt inaugur ation on Saturday At the foreign office it was said the matter could not be discussed at present M La Boulaye made the ac quaintance of Mr Roosevelt as first secretary of the embassy at Wash ington during the Wilson adminis tration when the presidentelect was assistant secretary of the navy They have maintained their friendship since then When Mr Roosevelt was in Paris a year ago he was entertained by M La Bou laye The latter is an assistant di rector in the foreign affairs min istry at present Ozark Hillsmen on Annual Search for Spring Fever Cure EVERTON Mo Feb 28 The Ozark hillsmen have begun their annual hunt in the woods for what they believe to be the only re liable cure for spring safras tea In winter so the hills men reason the blood thickens be cause of the heat producing foods which mountain folk must eat A body becomes sluggish Something is needed to thin the blood for the hot days ahead or else the summer will make one listless As a blood purifier the most reliance is placed in sassafras tea Nomination Papers Circulated DECORAH Feb tion papers are being circulated this week for J M Elliott fourth ward alderman who has decided to be a candidate for a third term Mr Elliott has served four years on the city council and is chairman of the light committee BOND ISSUE TO FINANCE WORKS Favors Moratorium on War Debts Russian Recognition WASHINGTON Feb 28 Straight from the shoulder counsel rom Alfred E Smith to the senate finance committee today embraced recommendations for a federal bond ssue to finance enlarged public construction a war debt morator ium aimed to expand American for eign markets and recognition of soviet Russia He was out to help the commit tee in Its search for ways and means to Improve the national sit uation and he let his hearers know at the outset his opposition to in flationary schemes Leave It to States Adverting to the prohibition re peal resolution now before the states he opposed congress fixing the manner for states to call con ventions to act on the amendment Assume that 15 or 20 states wouldnt call conventions asked Senator Barkley D would you leave it up in the air Id leave it up to the states replied Smith Opposed to Inflation I dont believe Inflation will help Great Britain NowinVillain Role of U S Japan Keenly Resents Adoption of Arms Embargo By GLENN BABB TOKIO Feb 28 British governments embargo on new arms shipments to Japan and China has caused that country momentar ily to replace the United States in the villains role of the international drama as seen through Japanese eyes Americas failure to follow suit was regarded as surprising Keen resentment at yesterdays announcement by Foreign Secre tary Sir John Simon of Great Brit ain was manifested in official cir cles Authorities however agreed Japan was self sufficient and that the embargo would only handicap China No Trouble Likely As long as the embargo is impar tial and confined to finished muni tions there is little likelihood of trouble over It said a government spokesman today But if an em bargo is applied to Japan alone the government will have to consider seizure of arms shipments to China he said Bitterness caused by the em bargo resulted in Americas ad hesion to the league of nations ad visory committee charged with car rying forward attempts to settle the SlnoJapanese controversy passing almost unnoticed A foreign office spokesman said Cannot Alter Events Since the league adopted recom mendatlons concerning the Man churlan dispute largely in cqnsld us saidtile 1928democratic presldenaal It Is just like giving a sick man a shot in the arm It will take a stiffer shot the next time A consolidated transportation system under federal regulation and with a national secretary for transportation was another Smith proposal He was a member of the national transportation committee that has been surveying the rail road field Defends Sanctity of Place of Business as His Own Wife Enters PHILADELPHIA Feb 28 Defendingthe sanctity of a mans place of business Judge Theodore Rosen told a man and his wife If my wife came in here and tried to run things I would feel justified in asking her to leave my place of Just then Mrs Rosen en tered the courtroom Rising to the emergency the judge asked his wife to wait for him in an ante room where explanations followed Iowa Test Objector to Be Tried on March 13 KAIRFIELD Feb 28 13 was set as the trial date of En nis Sterner Wapello county farmer charged with conspiracy to ob struct the bovine tuberculin test law Sterner is said to have made a speech at a meeting at Batavia urging farmers to resist the test In IN THIS there appears an Interesting his torical account of what for some sixty yearn was an educational osisiH in North Iowa Turn to Page 8 for H A Dwelles illustrated story about thn Cedar Valley Seminary HOPES TO TALK WITH WALLACE Illinois Congressman Plans to Discuss Alcohol in Gasoline WASHINGTON Feb 28 Representative Homer W Hall re publican of Bloomington 111 said today he hoped to confer with Henry A Wallace of Iowa secretarydes ignate of agriculture In the cabinet of Presidentelect F D Roosevelt at the earliest possible moment on the Hall alcoholgasoline bill now pending in the house The bill of Representative Hall which is similar to that introduced by Representative William E Hull of Peoria 111 would require that each gallon of fuel gasoline be di luted with 10 per cent of Ethyl al cohol manufactured from American farm products Replace Horse Power Our idea said Hall is to re place horse power taken from the farm by gas engines using alcohol made from farm products notably corn to do the work on the farm and olsewhere formerly done by horsos Farmers will receive more for their grain if we can establish a new outlet for it Petroleum Inter ests will not suffer because the farmers will buy more gas and oil if their purchasing power is in creased Our information is that the chemical and engineering problems involved in the plan are negligible Bills Now Pending The bills are now pending before the ways and means committee The chairman of that committee Mr Collier will not continue aftei March 4 Mr Rainey of Illinois is the next ranking democrat and would become chairman under ord inary circumstances He Is friendly to any plan that will help ture However if he elected speaker which seems likely the chairmanship will probably fall to Representative Doughton democrat of Alabama and It remains to be seen what he will accomplish And action need be expected on the bills in the few remaining days of the present congress and ar tlon in the next congress depends largely upon who ever will become chairman of the ways and means committee eratlon of Americas well known deaireBithe U hardly withhold ameasure ojf sup port However Its adhesion canno enable the committee to alte events in Manchuria and deflec Japan from Its fixed policy there Spokesmen had doubted if thi British embargo would be effectu ated unless America joined Th United States abstention evoket some gratified comment although officials expressed the belief thai America would have joined hac Washington executives the same freedom of action as those of Greal Britain Uneasiness Evident There was evident uneasiness In official and business quarters lest the embargo turn out to be merely the first of e series of ac tions bringing pressure against Japan increasing In severity until they eventually culminate in fur economic sanctions A high army official describee the British governments embargo as a foolish and dangerous move He declared the action would ser iously handicap China and would have virtually no effect on Japan Arouse Strong Feeling If the embargo was broadened to include raw materials such as cot ton iron and oil he declared II would be considered an unfrlcndlj net and would arouse strong feel ing An embargo against Japan alom would be considered in the sami manner and would result In prcpar ation In Japan to resist forcibly h added Senator Borah stated in Washington yesterday that enforc ing an embargo as imposed b Great Britain is to take sides wit Japan A universal embargo on muni lions alone would not seriously af tect the steadily increasing sup piles of arms in arsenals in Japan it was believed as practically all i being produced here Two Tickets in Field for Goldfield Office POUNDING OF BIG GUNS UNABLE TO DISLODGE ARMY Dispatches Deny japans Claims to Capture of Paishihtsuimen PBIPING China Feb 28 hinese troops defending the pass of aishihtsuimen still clung to that gap i the mountains half way between haoyang and ChiliFeng today dc pite the pounding they were talcing rom Japanese artillery Japanese press reports said the ttackers had carried the pass but hlnese official dispatches said the efenders were so snugly en renched in the hillsides that the nemy could make no headway Time after time the Japanese sent raves of infantry charging up the ass the Chinese commander re ortecl At each attack the Chinese ithheld their fire until the enemy was almost at point blank range hen the defenders cut loose with tmchine guns and mowed them own Lull In Fighting Chinese reports from all fronts in licated a lull In the fighting during he past 24 hours with virtually no change in the main defense line The veather evidently was hampering lapanese operations At some points he temperature was 30 degrees be ow aero fnhrenhcit but south of Lhe great wall the thaw already has begun It was confirmed In reliable sources today that the Japanese air piano carrier Hoshq which carries 26 planes had Cnlnwangtap Shanhafkwan on thiJGuifriat chfif Tile Hosho recently at Port Arthur SEEK ANOTHER PASS By THE ASSOCIATED VHISSS A reinforced Japanese army cap tured Shamaoshan important pass into Jehol province from the south cast today after a terrific two day battle The Japanese were directed loward Lingyuan another pass on Lhe main line of the Chinese de fense Meanwhile Chinese were Jubilant claiming another Japonese offensive which had swept through Peiplau ind Chaoyang failed iu an altock on Lingyuan and was turned north ward away from its objective Once Lingyuan falls the Japanese have command of a 75 mile highway leading straight to Jehol City the capital Another Japanese force sweeping down from the far north expected to occupy Chihfeng communication and transportation center of Jehol tomorrow This Is the northern pass to Jehol City D2 miles distant Jap anese reports said their column was 26 miles northeast of Chihfeng at 10 a m The Chinese reported they were successfully defending Tamiao on the defense line between Lingyunn and Chihfeng against heavy bom bardment and contended the Japan ese army of the north was being slowed up by bitter weather and road conditions SMASH RESISTANCE By JAMES A MILLS SUICHUNG Manchuria Feb 28 forces under Maj Gen Heijiro Hattori assisted by bombing planes from this base smashed the stubborn resistance of Chinese regulars at Shamaoshan in southern Jehol today and occupied the town and pass The Chinese re treated northward A two day battle marked by the GOLDFIELD Feb heaviest fighting of the Jehol cam tickets are in the field for the an nual school election March 13 Mesdamcs F M Clausen and I D Halverson whose terms expire this spring and Paul S Walterick who was appointed last year to complete the unexpired term of F H Kelly are all candidates for reelection The other ticket to file papers in cludes T A Knight Olen Kllnger and C F Schlpull Ross Henry la a candidate for the office of school treasurer on the first ticket palgn finally ended in a Japanese victory and opened the way to Lingyuan the southern pass to Jehol City the provin Tltm to Pnjtc 5 Oolflmn 4 Pilot Is Killed When Chute Fails to Open WILMINGTON Del Feb 28 Chadwick chief test pilot for the Bellanca Aircraft corpora tion at New Castle plunged 1500 feet to his death today when his parachute failed to open during a leap from a new mystery plane IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday colder in north east portion and Tuesday night In northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 4 I Minimum In Night 25 Al 8 A M Tuesday SI ;