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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1933, Mason City, Iowa i EM A tfiT OF ICVA i ft f i A North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWANS NEIGHBORS yoL xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1BB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 77 CALVIN C RESOLUTION FOR REPEAL PASSED BY SENATE BODY Subcommittee Agrees to Oppose Return of Saloon WASHINGTON Jan 5 senate judiciary subcommittee charged with study of prohibition repeal proposals voted today in favor of a resolution for repeal of the controverted amendment Acting with unprecedented speed the committee headed by Blaine of Wisconsin agreed to report a re peal resolution for submission to state legislatures with protection for dry states and authorization for congress to legislate aganst return of the saloon Agree Unanimously The vote was in effect 4 to 1 with the subcommittee agreeing unanimously to approve the resolu tion but Senator Borah Idaho re publican and long adry leader re serving the right to oppose it on the floor Other members of the subcom mittee all of whom favored th measure with some reservation were Blaine Hebert R Walsh D and Dill D The final vote came in an execu tive session of less than half a hour Text of Resolution text of the Hoover Praises Lifetime of Devotion Nation Needs to Aid Child Hoover Says the Our Future Citizens Must Be Built Up Now WASHINGTON Jan 5 varning that the nation faces acute responsibility of providing a ight of way for the American child was given today by Presi dent Hoover before the opening session of the citizens conference on the crisis in education In a brief address before the meeting called by him to discuss fitting of educational costs to do creasing tax returns the presiden said other problems could be de layed but there could be no set back in the instruction of the na tions children Must FaceConditions Those in charge of the schools he added must be willing to fac conditions as they are to cooper ate in discarding all unnecessar expenditure to analyze all proce dures and to carry forward on solid basis of economy but th schools must be carried on The conference addressed by Hoover was a small one deaigne as a working meeting to seek consensus between educational la bor and agricultural leaders upon a plan for school economy Preside EXPRESIDENTS DEATHSHOCKS HOUSE SENATE Congress Adjourns Out ot Respect Pays Tribute to Coolidge WASHINGTON Jan 5 President Hoover formally notified congress of the death of former President Calvin Coolidge this after JULY 4 1872 COOLIDGE JANUARY 5 1933 follows riVvzxji1 by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America In con gress assembled twothirds of each house concurring that the following amendment is hereby pro posed to the constitution of the United States which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of threefourths of the several states Article XX The eighteenth article of amend ment the constitution of the United States is hereby amended to real as follows Prohibit Transportation Section 1 The eighteenth amend ment to the constitution Is hereby repealed Section 2 The transportation or importation into any state terri tory or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors in violation of the laws thereof is hereby pro hibited Section 3 Congress shall have concurrent power to regulate or prohibit the sale of intoxicating liq ours to be drunk on the premises where sold It was the first time since na tional prohibition became effective 13 years ago this month that a sen ate committee voted favorably for repeal Make Reservations Senator Walsh reserved the right to oppose the proposal to submit the proposed amendment to legis latures instead of state conventions as called for by both party plat forms and Blaine announced he would oppose the section giving con gress power to legislate against re turn of the saloon The resolution will be formally re ported to the full judiciary commit tee as its next meeting Monday Speedy consideration there has Turn 2 7 the Sf buVuin v in tional Academy or science here will sit today and tomorrow in an effort to reach this goal Sec retary Wilbur will preside through many of the sessions The chief executive placed the training of children as of more im portance than any other process that is carried on by our govern ment SftYS ASSEMBLY TO AID FARMER Herring Gets LeMars Judges Request for Moratorium on Foreclosures DBS MOINES Jan 5 noon in a special message which praised the deceased as having spent a lifetime of devotion to our country The text of the presidents mes sage follows It is my faithful duty to inform you of the death of Calvin Coolidge former president of the United States There is no occasion for me to recount his eminent services to our country to members of the senate and house many of whom were so long associated with him His en tire lifetime has been one of single devotion to our country and his has been a high contribution to the wel fare of mankind Senate Adjourns The senate adjourned at 2 p m as a tokenof respect for the for mer was by friends to have been terribly shocked when the news of the death of Mr Coolidge was given to him at the luncheon table The word reached the president from one of his secretaries who had been informed but a moment before by the Associated Press The shock extended immediately to both branches of congress where preparations were made to adjourn TO ATTEND FUNERAL WASHINGTON Jan 5 President Hoover today an nounced through his aides today that he would attend the funeral of his predecessor probably leav ing the national capital tomor row accompanied by represen tatives of other branches of the govern trent DDEAD WIFE OF FORMER PRESIDENT FINDS HIM IN BEDROOM Heart Disease Brings Sudden Passing of Thirtieth President of United States Had Sixtieth Birthday Last July Fourth NORTHAMPTON Mass Jan 5 Coolidge thirtieth presi dent of the United States died suddenly today He was 60 years old from a shopping tour Mrs Coolidge found the body of her husband on the bed in a room at the Beeches the estate to which he re tired at the conclusion of his career at the national capitol His death was wholly unexpected although for the past three weeks Mr Coolidge had complained of indigestion Doctors said death was due to heart disease Only Surviving1 ExProsldcnt The former president who up to the time hi3 death wasthe only survivingexpresident of the United States had gone to his law office as usual this morning After a short time in the office Mr Coolidge became distressed and decided to return home Harry Rosa his secretary returned to the Beeches with him Mrs Coolidge meanwhile had gone to the city to shop Mr Coolidge assured Ross he Son Stunned at Passing of would be all right after a short rest and after aiding the former presi TURN TO PAGE 8 The story of the life of Calvin Coolidge and intimate pictures of the expresident and his family win serting that he was fully aware of senate and house without delay in the seriousness of the situation respect to the late leader GovernorElect Clyde Herring said Gnrner Knew Hini Well today he was certain the next Iowa Knots of legislators gathered on general assembly which convenes the floors of the chambers and in lext week would furnish some corridors discussing the death plan of relief for Iowa farmers One of the first to comment was The governorelect received this gpeaker Garner who told news morning a letter from Judge C vV papermen I was very fond of Mr Pitts of Le Mars telling of the personally and knew him titude of the farmers in that yicm vejy He had many character tics of an outstanding mi Vice President Curtis told re the passine s Judge Pitts suggested that Mr President Coolidge His passing Herring recommend to the legwill be mourned by the people of islature a bill depriving the courts I the world He was a strong man of jurisdiction in all foreclosure and had the confidence of the poo cases wherein a money judgment is pie involved for a period of five to seven months Senator McNary of Oregon sail it is a tragic and national loss and Although he refused to comment the whole people will regret it on the feasibility of Judge Pitts plan he said he would have some Tributes in Senate Senate adjournment came within AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Pa dont like to set in the livin room when Im tuned in on a sermon but it seems so much more like church when I can hear him snore thing definite to offer to the gen t mmute after Senator Carte era assembly next week J He would not comment on the action of the farmers at Le Mars yesterday when they dragged an attorney down the courthouse steps of Mr Coolidge and that he though to prevent a foreclosure sale and the senate should cease its labor attempted to raid an implement to honor him shop to obtain a foreclosed tractor High tribute was paid G D v who had the floor jmoH mhr annollnced to fff h rit been advised of the deal Foreclose 2 Mortgages to Mr Coolidge in the senate by its repub Cuts Are Proposed for Government Costs Federal Employes Salary Reduction Recommended by Committee WASHINGTON Jan 5 Economies in governmental costs of in addition to amounts saved under the existing economy law were recommended to the senate appropriations committee todayby the special economy committee High up on the list of recom mendations was a salary cut of one and twothirds per cent for fed eral employes The present furlough reduction of 8 13 per cent affecting federal employes would be continued an other year and to this would be added a flat reduction of 1 23 per cent making a total of ten per LE MARS Jan 5 I lican and democratic R E Rippey safd that two mortson of Indiana and Robinson of gages were foreclosed this morning Arkansas with the holders of the mortgages He was a very great man a aidding in the property at the full very great American and a very amount of their loans One cose inj great president said Watson volved the Prudential Life Insurit was the plan of the house lead ance company against John Amunders to remain In session until a mes sen and the other John Hancock sage from the president formally against Willie E Wilson notifying them of the death had No disturbances attended either been received of the sales the sheriff said and Representative Sncll of New there was no gathering of farmers A report was prevalent here that a move would be made to stop the foreclosure of two other farms Sat urday They are the farms of Mrs Anna Braueh and John Shimberg Rippey said that we will attempt to hold the sale He added that he had heard of the rumors Board Rejects Appointees SIOUX CITY Jan 5 re publican controlled board of super visors rejected eight appointees of Woodbury county democratic of ficials Tom to 2 column 6 Tug Starts for Havre With Smoking Hull of French Liner 18 Dead CHERBOURG France Jan 5 OF smoking hull of the liner LAtlantique which burned yester day in the English channel with the loss of 18 lives was taken in tow today by a tug which started for Havre cent Save 18 Millions Chairman Bingham estimated this would result in saving about 518000000 The 10 per cent reduc tion also would apply to enlisted personnel of the army navy marine orps and coast guards which Bing ham estimated would save an ad ditional He gave no explanation for the committees failure to incorporate in ts recommendations the 11 per cent salary reduction recommended by President Hoover No Than The recommendations contained a provision that no salary under DOO yearly should be reduced nor should compensation be cut to less than that figure A 10 per cent reduction in pen sions or compensation to veterans receiving any payments was recom mended with the same 51000 ex emption The committee estimated this Turn lo 2 column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan 5 stirring around the stu dio so fast since New Years that I never did get a chance to talk to you about our New Years football game at the Rose Bowl Andy Mellons boys from Pitts burgh played TJ S C The score was 35 to nothing But I dont want you to think those Pennsylvania republicans didnt do better than the score shows The highlight was a Pitt man had his pants off the same as a Notre Dame man did a few weeks ago These old grape fruit squirters from out here in Cali fornia beat you and then tear the breeches off you We got a man out here coach ing named Jones that could take the senate page boys and beat Harvard Princeton and Yale with em Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNnught Syndicate GRIFFIN TRIAL GIVEN TO JURY Defense Claims Fatal Shot at Waterloo Was Fired by Brewer WATERLOO Jan 5 case of Patrick Griffin charged with his companion Elmer Brewer with the fatal shooting of Deputy Sheriff W F Dilworth here Dec 16 was given to the jury at this morning Defense counsel asked for acquit tal of Griffin claiming that he had no intent to kill Dilworth and that the fatal shot was fired by Brewer John W Gwynne Blackhawk county attorney asked for the death penalty in his closing argu i menta Protest is Made to Occupation of City by Japanese 3000 Civilians Killed in Shanhaikwan Battle Refugees Say NANKING China Jan 5 A foreign office spokesman stated to day that the nationalist government has sent Akira Ariyoshi the Jap anese minister to China a protest against Japanese occupation of Shanhaikwan Protest Not Received SHANGHAI China Jan 5 The Japanese legation here stated today it had not received a protest against the occupation of Shan haikwan reported sent by the Nan king nationalist government 3000 Civilians Killed PEIPING China Jan 5 Re fugees pouring in from Stanhai Plan to Leave for Northhampton NEW HAVEN Conn Jan 5 Tt Coolidge son of former president Calvin Coolidge was greatly shocked and surprised today when inform ed of his fathers death at Northamp ton Mass Young Cool id go was at lunch when he received a tel ephone call from Harry Ross secre tary to the former presi lent John who is employed by the New Haven railroad said he and his wife the daughter of for mer Gov John H Trumbull would leave immediately for Northampton Young Coolidge lost saw Ills father duringthe Christmas holi day He said that at the time the former president appeared well REABYFORlfSlT WITH ROOSEVELT 1 Democratic Leaders in Congress Make Trip to New York City WASHINGTON Jan 5 leven democratic congressional aders their portfolios laden with ata on the treasurys condition and revenue raising proposals cave today for New York City to onfer with Presidentelect Roose elt on what to do at this session o balance the budget and cut gov rnment expenses Speaker Garner the vice presi entclect who will head the group as said he disapproves of proposi kwan said today that 3000 Chines civilians were killed in the thre day battle at the beginning of thi week which resulted in the captur of that city by the Japanese Scores of houses in Shanhaikwa were destroyed by artillery fire they said and in some sections th bodies of the dead were piled i the streets About 1000 refugees are her but it 100000 was estimated altogethe had left Shanhaikwan fo the south most of them headed fo Chlnwangtao on the coast not fa from the beleaguered city Some of the refugees told of th gallantry of the Chinese Colonel A TehHsln an officer in his ear twenties and the 300 men of h command This unit was clctendin the south sate of Shanhaikwa Twice It repulsed Japanese attack but a third and heavier assax wiped out the defenders The colonel Tain to Ime Column 1 To the first floor Vrf thehouse to await the return of Mrs Coolidge Found HuBbniifl UcaO When Mrs Coolidge 20 minutes later returned and Rosa told her ol Mr Coolidges illness she went im mediately to his bedroom There she found her husband had expired A doctor was quickly summoned but the former president was beyond aid The doctor said Mr Coolidge hart Ijeen lend about J5 minutes so that lie must have passed away within a few moments after Ross left th room Led Quiet Life The former president had been lending a quiet life since his return to Northampton after his successor in the presidency Herbert Hoover was inaugurated on March 4 1921 His day to day program varied a little and it had not changed great ly since the slight indisposition of the post three weeks Ordinarily ha spent a part of the day at his law office with occasion al writing on the magazine articles which he had contributed from time to time to various publications Arithmetic Leads to Delay in Legislature OKLAHOMA CITY Jan 5 Arithmetic caused adelay in the house of representatives Speaker Tom Anglin on a vote to suspend the rules announced it had car ried with 70 votes out of 118 Other members pointed out 70 wns short of the necessary twothirds Speak er Anglin called for another vote explaining the chair is bad in arithmetic ions to reach a gocalled paper bal ance and plans to urge the adoption of n tax plan The party leaves at 4 p m and will arrive in New York at p m Immediately they go to Mr Roosevelts home on cast Sixtyfifth street Several plan to return to Washington on late trains tonight jut n few will remain overnight The senators In the party arc Robinson of Arkansas party floor leader Harrison of Mississippi Pitt man of Nevada Byrnes of South Carolina and Hull of Tennessee The representatives besides Gar ner are Ralney of Illinois house floor leader Rayhurn of Texas Mc Duffle of Alabama Collier of Mis sissippi and Byrns of Tennessee MrOregor Woman MCGREGOR Jan s Margaret Eichendorf 38 wife of Caught Mrs Tesch and Stepson Claim MANCHESTER Jan 5 Testifying at the trial of Mrs Martha Tesch for the slaying of her husband George Hartneaa asserted that he found Mrs Teach and her Btepson in a compromising situa tion at the Tcrch home last May The stepson was convicted recently of the slaying Beggar Gets Torm DES MOINES Jan 5 Pleading guilty to the charge oC begging on the streets Tommy Moore 21 Waterloo was sentenced to three days in jail by Judge J E Mershon Judge W L Eichendort of Mc Gregor died here last night of rvices will ibe Saturday afternoon IOWA WEATHER Clcur Thursday night ami Friday little change In tem perature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock BMday morning Maximum Thursday Si Minimum In Night 27 At 8 A M ;