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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1933, Mason City, Iowa i i i c f i i i i i r i A i a t DIMES A North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAKS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PHESB LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 7 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 79 Farm Town Crises Same Rural Distress and City Idleness Go Together By CHARLES P STEWAKT WASHINGTON Jan 7 CPA According to Senator George W Norris of Nebraska The agricul tural and industrial problems can not be intelligently considered sep arately The farmer never will pros per until the city workingman has a job Steady em ployment for the city workingmon is impossible un til the farmer makes ends meet and a little over Perhaps rural distress and ur ban idleness can be dealt with in individual legis lative measures but they must be coordinated for the two ques tions in effect are identical CHARLES CITYAN KILLS BROTHER W H Baird Builder of Sugar Factories Dies Senator Norris FRANCIS J CLAIR of the Na lional League for Economic Stabili zation who furnishes a highly en lightening diagnosis of the farmers plight whatever one may think of the remedy he contends that agriculture began to go to the dogs 40 years ago at the end of the free land era Started After War While this or perhaps an even earlier date probably should be reck oned with in relation to funda mentals It generally is agreed that the agrarian interests mad rush to ward utter ruin started soon after the World war Throughout the conflict before as well as during American participa tion crops and livestock alike paid hariosoinely e yeomanry ambitions io ailing to realize tliat it was a mere boom the country was experiencing up obligations upon its then capacity to meet them When the armistice was signed and folk resumed peace time pro Turn to Fane 2 Column 6 WAS PROMINENT IN DEVELOPMENT OF BEET RAISING Carried Research Work of Industry to Foreign Countries William H Baird G6 the man who designed and built the Mason City sugar factory and who for 40 years was a prominent figure in the beet sugar inductry of the mid dle west died at his home north west of Mason City Saturday morn Mr Baird who had been in fail ing health lor a year or more be came seriously ill several days ago Besides Mrs Baird there were with him his two sons George and Wil liam Baird and the latters bride George had arrived from Los An geles and his brother and sisterin law from New York for the Christ mas and New Years holidays Burial at Grand Island Burial will take place at Grand Island Nebr former home of the SUGAR EXPERT DIES WILLIAM H BAIRD Miller Choice of Iowa Democrats for Speakership Farmers Show Power Name NATIONS CHIEFS PAY HOMAGE AT COOLIDGE RITES Thousands Stand Outside Church to Honor Citys First Citizen NORTHAMPTON Mass Jan 7 nation he served paid its lost honors today to Calvin Cool idge thirtieth president of the United States Friends and neigh bors the leaders in public life where he once walked the high one the lowly joined to pay their final respects in a brief and simple fun eral service such as he would have wished President Hoover who took uj the burden Calvin Coolidge laid down in Washington not quite four years ago the vice president the chief justice of the United States others in the national governmen and the chief executives of states j of his native New England were FARMERS TOLD SALE POSTPONED Crowd of 800 to 1000 Meet at Le Mars to Prevent Foreclosure LE MARS Jan 7 800 and 1000 farmers who crowd ed around the courthouse here this morning to attempt to halt the fore closure sale of John Schonbergs farm were told by Sheriff R E Rippey that the sale had been In definitely postponed Two additional foreclosures which had been scheduled for sale are be ing arbitrated between parties In volved Concerted action on the part of the farmers organization was be ing discussed following the Satur day morning meeting It was pro posed that the farmers asscnble In DCS Moines to demand actioi the legislature to prevent fortlo surss The group meeting today consist ed largely of the same group which several days ago threatened an at torney during a foreclosure sale slapped Sheriff Rippey and forced a district court judge to write Gov electClyde Herring to intervene to prevent the salss familywhere the body will be tak en Sunday night following a short service at the home at 3 oclooU Sunday afternoon The Rev C Burnett Whitehead former pastor of St Johns Episcopal church here and now of Winona Minn will be in charge of the service The fam ily has requested that no flowers be sent MX Bafrd eriicrrethe sugar duatry as a chemist and later be came identified with the manage ment of factories the designing and construction of manufacturing units scientific methods of grow ing and handling of beets and all other phases of the work Was Outstanding Pioneer Having been endowed with a crea tive mind that constantly grasped for facts he became from the start an unusual success in his chosen work mastering all of the intric acies of sugar making besides pio neering In various movements to make the industry better understood by the beet raieers as well as by the public In the height of his career he had an international reputation as a juilder and operator of beet sugar factories and received offers from Russia Japan and Australia to build up the industry in those coun tries Mr Baird was born in Jay county Ind on a farm Nov 23 1866 He attended public schools at Portland Normal school in Portland Ind and was graduated from the Worchester Polytechnic Intltute at Worchester Mass in 1801 Entered as Chemist His first position was that of chemist with the American Beet Sugar company at Grand Island Nebr The work however was in Donlon Speaker Pro Tern and Ellis Clerk DBS MOINES Jan 7 Dem ocratic farmers today demonstrated the strength they will wield in the Iowa house of representatives when it convenes next week toy naming two of their number for the Im there Crowd in Street In the congregation that filled he few hundred seats of the Jona than Edwards Congregational church were also Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt and James Roosevelt the wife and the son of the man who lermittent and Mr Baird resorted to teaching for a year and a half In connection with his factory work In 1895 Mr Baird went from Grand Island to Norfolk Nebr Tnm to 2 Cojamn 7 in a few weeks will take the office Calvin Coolidge once held as presi AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Poor old Joe His mother got all the attention when he born and his widow got all the attention when he died Clinton Fisherman Is Drowned Near Where Wife Met Same Fete CLINTON Jan 7 Monson fisherman was drowned ast night when he broke through he ice in a slough near here Monson who lived on an island adjacent to the Mississippi river attempted to cross the ice after he discovered hat his boat had been stolen Monsons wife met a similar fate on Christmas eve three years ago when she went through the ice and was drowned only a short distance from where Monson was drowned last night portant posts speaker and pro George B Miller one of the fv veteran democrats in the house was selected as the partys candi date for speaker a selection which was certain to carry in the forma election since the democrats hav a large majority in the house The speaker pro tern is F H Donlon of Ruthven Fanner and StocknKui Miller is a farmer and stockman near Harlan He represented Shelby county during the last five terms and was a member of the com mittee which investigated the Uni versity of Iowa at the last legisla tive session Miller won by a 39 to 37 margin over Carl B Stiger of Toledo on the second ballot The first ballot showed 32 for Stiger 31 for Miller and 13 for O J Ditto of Sibley Ditto withdrew in the interests of party harmony releasing his pledged delegates eight of whom swung to Miller Donlon 71 year old Palo Alto county farmer is serving his sec ond term in the house He was elected by a 44 to 31 vote margin over Dr F J Swift of Maquoketa Ellis Chief Clerk Lloyd Ellis of Chariton demo cratic congressional candidate at the last election was nominated for chief clerk of the house He re ceived 46 votes to 28 for James Hayes of Dubuque former state representative Ellis formerly was a member of the state legislature Ellis is now contesting the election of Representative Lloyd Thurston in the fifth congressional district The patronage committee went into session immediately after the caucus adjourned The democratic caucus was called to order by Temporary Chair man J P Gallagher of Williams burg at a m The meeting Immediately elected Gallagher as permanent chairman and named LeRoy Mercer of Iowa City as sec retary Senators in Caucus Republican senators were to cau cus this afternoon and apparentlj were divided on the question of or ganization Yesterday two intorma meetings failed to bring a unitec opinion There apparently was growing sentiment among republican mem bers to permit the democrats to or de outsde in the street beneath cmUgray a to church gain admittance to the FUNERAL SCHEDULE NORTHAMPTON Mass Jan 1 The schedule of events for the funeral oE Calvin Coolidge follows 8 a body was taken from the Coolidge home to the Jonathan Edwards Congrega tional church to a body lav in state at the church to 11 a services a funeral party started for Plymouth Vt pass ing through Greenfield to Bel lows Falls Vt and Brattleboro Vt 3 p burial serv ices at the Coolidge lot in Plym outh cemetery SILENT CAL Tum to PnKfl 2 Cnllimn Garner Claims He Still Backs Roosevelts Plan WASHINGTON Jon 7 Speaker Garner today told news papermen in vigorous terms that he had not broken with President elect Roosevelt over the proposed tax raising plans and would like to see the income levy base broadened to bring in revenue I would b mighty glad to sea it reported and passed by the house the vice president elect said in dis cussing the plan agreed upon at New York He added however that if this plan does not meet with the ap proval of the committee and the house there are 4 other ways of raising the revenues Discussing his remarks about al ternative tax plans yesterday Gar ner said What I said was this I might suggest taxes that would he less painful stood silently with heads bowed as the service moved to a close They parted to form a reverent lane through which the casket was borne later to the motor hearse m which it began the 100 mile drive northward to the old homestead at Plymouth Vt there to be laid to rest in the family burial plot Widow Not Veiled Mrs Coolidge with her only son John and his wife at her side sat through the service in a front pew With her in the same pew were President and Mrs Hoover Directly before them and below the flower banked pulpit stood the casket The former presidents widow wore no mourning veil She was pale but her face was calm and serene Vice President Curtis and Chief Justice Hughes occupied seats in a pew to the right of Mrs Coolidge and the president Behind Mrs Coolidge Mrs Roose velt and her son occupied a pew and nearby sat Secretary of State Stimson and others high in the na tional government Tn the congrega tion too were representatives of foreign governments the French ambassador and others Plays Going Home It was a few minutes before when the service was to begin that the president and Mrs Hoover en tered As they walked to their pew the organist played the soft move ment from the New World sym phony through which run the strains of an ola Negro spiritual going home Mrs Coolidge had asked that it be played The president sat with his head howed rising with the congrega tion as Mrs Coolidge entered the auditorium The Rev Albert J Penner youth ful pastor of a very old church took his place in the pulpit He uttered a brief invocation and a quartet sang Lead Kindly Light The clergyman read the scripture and began his prayer in which were the only references to the former president Thankful Nation It is not alone a grief stricken nation which bows before thee lo rajre Column Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan got to hand it to Iowa for the best news Some bird tried to bid in a farm on a forced sale at less than the mortgage and come pretty near landing hanging under a oak We hope the days of the old town skinflint sitting back with some ready money to buy in the widows home is about over Did you read where some sen ator from Colorado was giving up his seat to his successor right away He figured that the folks elected the other fellow and he xvas the one they wanted in there Thats almost unheard of in political life There is a lame duck that should have a statue Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNAiiptit SynclicMo WETS AND ORYS Paul Hinch who was released following a coroners jury hearing Tuesday was being questioned b officers in the office of the sheriff Saturday Conducting the examination was Frank Brady Davenport bureau of criminal investigation who has been In the county two days mak ing an investigation of the circum stances surrounding the death of Mrs Hinch who the coroners jury found jumped from the car in which she was riding and In that manner suffered the injuries that caused her death Hinch was not under arrest said Sheriff J Af Robertson at whose request the state investigator had been brought here Hinch was brought here Saturday from his home at Cartcrsville by the offi cers Mrs Hinch died Thursday Dec 29 and was said by her husband to have jumped from the car in which she was riding with him BeckPredictsSupreme Court Will Uphold Measure as Constitutional WASHINGTON Jan 7 The senate committee having the house 32 per cent beer bill in cus tody received conflicting testimony today as to its constitutionality Several spokesmen for dry or ganizations headed by Edward B Dunford of the AntiSaloon league challenged the right to enact such a law on the basis that the beer would be Intoxicating On the other side Representative Tames M Beck Pennsylvania re inblican and noted constitutional awyer predicted the supreme court would uphold the constitution ality of the bill Cliecrs From Crowd Dunford and Andrew Wilson as counsel for the national conference of organizations supporting the eighteenth amendment insisted the beer called for by the bill was in toxicating Behind them sat scores of per sons on both sides of the dispute crowding one of the largest hearing rooms on Capitol hill Now ant then a flurry of applause would oc cur only to be silenced by a wave from the chairman Senator Blaine R Wis During ono of his arguments Wilson changed his phrasing from enforce to attempt to enforce Glnd You Changed Im glad you changed that Elaine said You dont contend there is much enforcement do you As Wilson began to reply Elaine stopped him admitting that he himself had wandered from the confines of the purpose of the hear ing Insisting upon making a reply Wilson said he had talked recently with the director of prohibition Amos W W Woodcock who told him The prohibition act is being erj forced 02 per cent more than any other criminal law See MacNider as Possibility for President G O P Chiefs in East Ponder After Death of Coolidge NEW YORK Jan 7 the leaders of eastern republicanism loft last night for Northampton to pay final respects to their dead leader of far brighter days spec nation as to the republican stand ard bearer in 1036 broke out despite efforts to suppress it under hadge of mourning for Calvin Coolidge And prominent among the whispered to lead the campaign four years hence was that of Hanforc MacNider of Mason City Iowa Many of them believed or hoped Coolidge would tosa his hat back in the ring despite denials to contrary In any event it was conceded that he would be a dominant factor in se lecting the next nominee His death therefore calls for a new alignment within the republican party even though President Hoover considers himself the logical nominee and Is striving to keep a hold on party or ganization New York and the east in gen ral however are demanding a new eal and are casting about for a andidatc who could command con idencc of country and give party ML CRANDALL GIVES SELF UP LODGED IN JAIL Fatal Shooting Follows Argument Over Some Farm Machinery CHARLES CITYr Jan de pute over some farm machinery re sulted today in the murder of Fred Crandall by his brother Will Gran da on a farm south of Charles City Will Crandall gave himself over to officers and is confined to the Floyd county jail Fred and George Crandall two brothers who lived in Charles City on Allison street went to the farm operated hy Will Crandall eight miles south of here This farm is owned by Joe Hecht Was Alter Machinery The visit to the farm was made officers were told because Fred Crandall claimed he wag going to take possession of some machinery Hecht had given to him Will Cran dall refused to give up machln cry and ordered his two brothers off the place Fred Crandall would not go how ever and he and his brother began arguing Their words became heated Will admitted to officers Then Will Crandall went into his house and came out carrying a shotgun Without hesitating he raised the weapon up and fired at his brother The bullet pierced his heart and dcatYx was instantaneous Officials Are Called Will Crandall went almost at once as near as officers could learn to the hpmejot fB netgpp6r and told the call th sEsriSHusdr Atherton was out at the time serv ing some papers Deputy Sheriff Gordon Atherton Jeff Jordan a policeman and Charles Snydei Floyd county coroner went to the Hecht form The officers found Will Crandall in the house He was placed under arrest and brought to jaii here George Crandall remained in the auto in which he and Will had come from Charles City and took no part in the argument Worked for Atherton Sheriff Atherton said that Wilt Crandall was employed by him when he operated a farm near Col well and that Crandalt had an un governable temper The three brothers had lived to gether on the farm until last fall They were of middle age The hoot ing occurred this morning about oclock Butier Congressman From Oregon Is Dead WASHINGTON Jan 7 Representative Butler of Oregon died at Providence hospital today of heart disease He had been ill for several weeks pneumonia weak ening his heart Butler was 52 and was serving his third term in con gress He was defeated for reelec tion laat November ew life MacNkier because of his colorful areer and considered a liberal pro gressive plays a large part in their cliherations The fact that he is now temporarily out of public office and is not making enemies and the act that he ran next to Curtis in the republican convention for the vice presidency besides the fact hat he has many friends in the east adds to the strength of the Mason City citizen among the bigwigs here lowon Killed y Tree CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 7 Joseph Beyer 72 was killed when a tree fell on him while he was cutting timber at a farm near Center Point Albert Lea Farmer Killed in Collision ALBERT LEA Jan 7 Tufte a farmer was killed las night when his automobile collide with one driven hy Frank Bissinge of Albert Lea Bissinger receive minor injuries and Edward Tufte son was cut aud bruised Firm Sends Headache Powders With Bills ATHENS Ga Jon 7 the first ot the month when the bills pour in does it give you a head ache An Athens firm is enclosing samples of a headache powder with its statements of indebtedness sent out with the start of the New Year She Menus Rank as Most Popular Literature at U of Washington SEATTLE Jan 7 do you rend most asked the Univer sity of Washington literary prefer cnce surveyor The answers in ord er of popularity were 1 Restaur ant menus 2 Love letters 3 Em ersons essays 4 Unusual law cases 5 Magazine advertisements 6 Traf fie slips 7 Bills from merchants 8 Psychological novels 9 Greek play anil 10 Eyes IOWA WEATHER Fair colder in northeast por tion Saturday night Sunday protmlily cloudy and somewhat warmer LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 5ft Minimum In Night 23 At 8 A M 21 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Jan 7 outlook for the week beginning Monday Jan the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri val leys and the northern and central great plains Mostly fair In south portions occasional snows north portions temperatures somewhat above normal near beginning and end of week rnlhcr cold rmcldU part ;