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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIJ NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE BERV1CS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 13 1933 THIS PAPEIt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 84 ForOldKind of Fanning Lewis Suggests It as Way to Solve Problem By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I NGTON Jan 13 CPA there any thing the farmer can do for him self independ ently of the mul tiplicity of plans proposed in his behalf by his many more or less sincere well wishers My wifes an cestry says Congr essnian David J Lewis of Maryland was Bavarian The Blank fam the it r actual still lives in southern Germany till ing the same farm it has tilled for generations A summer or two ago I visited old fashioned place I could almost recognize from my wifes description Investigating curiously I learned that in Grandfather Blanks time the Blanks themselves had con sumed approximately 90 per cent of their lands production marketing the remaining 10 per cent for a little ready money Sell 90 Per Cent Such isnt the case today I have learned The modern Blanks sell 90 per cent of their products and con sume only 10 per cent I asked the head of the house hold where the bulk of his commodi ties found their final retail outlet He couldnt say explaining thai they passed through the hands of many middle men and probably were widely distributed I asked him what middle men handle food supplies under the Ger man system between producer and consumer He hadnt any Idea ex cept as to the buyers with whom he TuTn io Page 2 Column 6 HOUSE OVERRIDES FILIPINO VETO Democratic Farm Bill Gains Support in Senate AT HOME HERE Had Been Local Resident for Whole Life Member of Pioneer Family Theron Vermilya 69 a resident of Mason City all his life and mem ber of one of the pioneer families of the city died at his home 21 Jef lerson avenue southwest about oclock Friday morning He had been in poor health since an attack of Influenza last spring which left his heart In a weakened condition He had been confined to his bed for the past six weeks Funeral services will be at the Randall funeral home at 2 oclock Monday afternoon with William H Spence pastor of the First M E church in charge Burial will be at Elmwood cemetery Survived by Family Mr Vermilya is survived by his wife and two children a daughter Helen at home and a son Harold of Buffalo N Y who is here at present a brother Guerdon and a sister Mrs Jessie Decker both of California An engineer on the Milwaukee as a young man Mr Vermilya left the service 34 years ago and has been engaged In the hotel and restaurant business here since that time Father Pioneer Judge Mr Vermilyas father came to this vicinity 74 years ago in R cov ered wagon and settled on a nearby farm but was later elected a judge and moved to Mason City Mr Vermilya was a member of the Masonic lodge at Sheffield and the Methodist church MNARY SAYS IT WILL HAVE TO BE MADE SIMPLER Dickinson Believes Act Passed by House Will Be Stalemated WASHINGTON Jan 13 Support for the democratic farm bill if we can simplify it make it practicable and bring it within the constitution was promised today by Chairman McNary R Ore of the senate agriculture committee Senator McNary called the com mittee to meet in executive session Monday to take up the bill passed last night by the house A belief that the allotment bill cannot hope to get out of the agriculture committee without a lot of hearings and new suggestions was expressed in an interview by Senator Dickinson R Thorough Going Over It will probably be given a very thorough going over by the commit tee he said and I think there are enough cross currents to stalemate the whole program for this session Dickinson added he would not be at all surprised if the committee should substitute for the house measure the three way farm relief bill passed by the senate last ses sion and later recalled That measure provided that the farm board might employ either the domestic allotment equalization fee or export debenture plans of helping the farmer Theriare many abjections to the house DllPin form said Dickinson Leaders Confer on Bill Meanwhile senate and house dem ocratic leaders conferred on the bill It was understood the purpose was to form the partys ranks in the senate in support of the meas ure Attending were Speaker Garner Representative Jones of Texas spon sor of the bill and Chairman Stea gall D Ala at the house banking committee Senators present besides Robin son democratic leader were Harri son of Mississippi Wheeler Mon tana Bankhead Alabama Hull Tennessee Fletcher Florida Wag ner New York and Barkley Ken tucky No statement followed the con ference By a vote of 203 to 151 the measure was passed by the house late rumored friend liness of PresidentElect Roosevelt being a big factor in mustering this strength One Year Period The house bill would pay a bounty to producers of seven commodities i cotton tobacco hogs rice i dairy products and peanuts It was after the last three commodities had been added to the original bill Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan where Arizona voted to do away with the Lame Duck congress If you dont know what a Lame Duck congress is iti the type of congress they ore holding now where nobody is going to try to do anything till another congress is called Why this administration wants to stick in there till the last dog is hung and take this punishment is hard to understand Its like a troop of actors getting hissed off the stage but insisting on stay ing there because they had a two weeks contract Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1833 McNaught Syndicate 5 KILLED AND 30 HURT IN HEADON TRAIN COLLISION Railroad Officials Make Probe of Accident at Knoxville Walter A King Found Dead in Garage of Gas Local Printer Found Seated in Car With Motor Running Walter A King 59 printer was found dead in the garage at his home 421 Washington avenue northwest by Mrs King about oclock Thursday afternoon Mr King was in his automobile with the motor running and death was caused by carbon monoxide gas according to Dr J E McDonald county coroner who was called Bunaril be th UcAuley funeral home at oclock Saturday afternoon wit William H Spence pastor of th First M E church in charge Burial will be at Elmwood cemeterj Mr King is survived by his wifi and two children James 13 am Helen 11 and by a nephew Her man Frazee A sister preceded him in death A resident of the city for 6 years Mr King was well known here For 20 years he was a mem ber of the firm of Harding and King a printing company which dissolved in 1922 Mr King was born at Belvidere III June 3 1873 He was a mem ber of the Independent Order o Foresters He also was a member o the typographical union No 40 here since Its organization AUNT NET ByRobert Quillen The bad place would be awful for Ella Shes al ways worried now because she smells somethin burn in Turn o IRKB 8 Colin 11 SENATE GROUP SPONSORS WINE Reduces Volume of Alcohol in Beer in Rewriting House Bill WASHINGTON Jan 13 modification of the house of repre sentatives beer bill was agreed up on today by a committee of sena tors to provide a 305 per cent brew Instead of 32 per cent and al so to allow wines The house bill was drastically re written to make it airtight against constitutional objections The committee now will report to the full judiciary committee which must pass on the proposition be fore it reaches the senate The new alcoholic content repre sents 38 per cent by volume as compared with the house figure of 4 per cent by volume The committee attempted to re move constitutional objections by avoiding a definition of what con stitutes an intoxicating beverage but limitnig the penalties of the Volstead act to those beverages above 350 per cent alcoholic con tent Senator Walsh Montana demo crat explained the subcommittee adopted this percentage because it had been arrived at after a scientific study by a commission appointed by the British parliament as nonin toxicating Cedar Rapids Man Is Killed When His Car Is Struck by Train CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 13 John N Ronek 50 was killed to day when his automobile wa struck by a fast Northwestern rail road eastbound passenger train He was thrown clear of the car whlcl was carried 100 feet Ronek received a skull crushed chest and internal in juries The accident happened at a cross ing in the city while he was on hi way to work KNOXVILLE Jan 13 As wrecking crews began the work of rehabilitation Burlington railroad officials today pushed an investija ion of the collision of two of the ines gaselectric trains on a wooden bridge near here last night which resulted in the death of five persons and injuries to 30 others The death list was brought to five early today when rescue work ers found the body of C E Talbot mall clerk from Peoria 111 in th mail car train No 179 bound from Peoria to Des Moines Had Orders to Puss Burlington officials said that J A Baker of Ottumwa conductor killed in the crash had orders to pass the other train No 28 en route to Ottumwa from Des Moines at Donnelly They theorized that he mistook a work train on the siding at Donnelly for the regular passen ger train and continued his run with the resultant headon crash Charles D Hayes GO of Albia engineer 5f a steam engine which was towing No 28 was killed in stantly as was J I Warren of Ot tumwa pilot of train No 179 War rens body waa cremated by flames started in the gasoline tanks of the Another City Falls Before Japans Drive Cavalry Infantry and Bombers Used in Brief Battle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pushing on into Jehol Japanese troops are reported to have cap tured the city of Yunganpao in a brief battle which brought cavalry infantry and bombing planes into action Apparently this force was that which started several days ago from Shanhaikwan in a march toward Jehol City by way of Ling yuan in southern Jehol In the northern part of the same province another Japanese expedition was reported on the march toward Tungliao In other sectors there were no reports of activity The British ambassador at Tokio called on the foreign minister there directing attention to threats to British interests in north China as a result of the renewed hostilities but there was no official statement At Geneva Dr W W Yen head of the Chinese delegation to the league o nations denied a report that the Nanking government had appointed a representative to ne gotiate for a settlement of the Shanhaikwan incident H i Hallberg of Burlington baggageman on No 179 was the other man killed in the crash His body was recovered Work Crews Busy Burlington work crews were busy today repairing the bridge and lay ing 100 feet of track on the east entrance Work was expected to ne completed by midnight tonight to enable regular routing of the Bur lington trains George Macintosh of Knoxville of the veterans hospital at Knox ville waa the hero of the wreck Battering down a baggage car door he freed hysterical women who had sought to leap through windows in the blazing pool of gasoline Eleven of the injured were taken to Des Moines hospitals and four were treated at Oskaloosa or Knox ville hospitals The other injured received cuts burns and bruises of a more or less minor nature Burlington officials said the trains were traveling 30 miles an hour and that No 179 ran past the Donnelley station where It was supposed to have met the Ottumwa bound train Sivw Impending Crash Apparently Engineer Hayes saw the Impending crash and there was evidence he had applied the brakes Fireman C A Wither in the cab with Hayes jumped Ho received head Injuries The heat was so great witnesses said that engines of the gag elec tric cars and the Iron of the steam Turn Io PaKO R Column fi FIREMAN DIES IN 3 ALARM BUZE Wax Over Burner Explodes Inter Building Omaha Razed OMAHA Jan 13 Explosion of wax that was being softened over a burner was blamed for a three alarm fire at the Browning King and company clothing store Iowa Assembly Wonders Where to Collect Salary Must Pass New Act to Replace One Found Not Valid DES MOINES Jan 13 Members of the fortyfifth general assembly returning to their homes for a brief rest before reconvening next Tuesday today were studying the problem of where their salary was coming from They found that the action of the supreme court in declaring uncon stitutional the expense account act left the Iowa statutes without any provision for paying the legislators Must Pass Law Hence they cannot draw any sal ary until they pass an act entitling them to payment on a per diem basis As the matter now rests it was discovered there is no salary set but the legislators may pass a law entitling them to per diem and mileage Since 1911 the custom has been to pay 51000 flat salary for the ses sion regardless of how long U lasted The supreme court however Interpreted the constitution as set ting definitely payment by the day The decision too probably will eliminate the extra customar ily paid to the speaker of the house besides his regular salary The speaker Isnot a constitutional officer and therefore is entitled only to pay as a representative those who have studied the decision believe It was pointed out that the legis lature can pass an act giving the members the same salary as last session to be paid on a per diem basis without the constitutional bar against a legislature increasing its own pay having any application Shortage in Treasury A further complication to pay ment of the lawmakers was found by the code students who discov ered that the salaries shall he paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated Lens money now rests in the state treasury than will be needed to meet state appropriations to July 1 and the prospectof this condi tion continuing raised the question as to whether all the moneys in thi treasury are not otherwise appro which claimed the life of at least ono fireman here today and de stroyed the interior and contents of the three story building Battalion Fire Chief Homer S Howes who entered the basement shortly after the blaze started had not been found two hours later and fire officials gave up hope of res cuing him alive SCOUT COUNCIL ENDS YEAR WITH OGE CEREMONY 3fficers are Elected and Reports Given on Activities An election of officers awards for services a pageant and reports featured the program which fol owed the annual banquet of the Jorth Iowa area council of Boy Scouts at the high school Thurs day evening The banquet market he close of the councils thirteenth year of service to boyhood W P Butler was elected presi dent of the council F C Heneman scout commissioner and Hugh H Shepard treasurer Vice presidents named were ftalph Lloyd Jones administration A J Marshall finance Ralph S Stanbcry awards C H Stevens program F D Pearce organiza tion Dr Hardy F Pool education Executive Board Numed The executive board ejected was made up of B Raymond Weston Jay Decker F J Hanlon Hanford MacNider R B Irons Dr J C Powers Hampton F N Knudson Kanawha and Dr A L Miller Charles City We can say we have had suc cess as we have built character for our boys declared Mr Butler after reviewing goals wished fa during the coming year In a speed of acceptance When I think back over aora of the boys who have cpnjah S ngh towear the eagle badge on thei breast I know what scouting is ac compllshing remarked Mr Stan bery retiring president in review ing the work of the past year Annual Reports Mndc Reports of the accomplishment of the various departments durin the year were given by tiniforme scouts who spoke through the cen tral stem of the three part scon emblem beneath which the mott glowed in illuminated letters Scouts presented an impressiv pageant Mightier Than th Sword the scene of which was laid in 1951 The first epirode In a nearby emergency aid staj viewed the massing of the flags o tion sat Ilia wife awaiting calmly the outcome of the search Asked how she felt she said Tm the wife of a fireman Ill see It through A half dozen firemen were over come by smoke and ono was severe ly cut when a ladder collapsed un der him and he grasped jagged window glass for support He finally fell into the arms of fellow firemen 15 feet below Christopher Page Negro porter who discovered the blaze in the basement was burned painfully when he attempted to smother the flames Failing ho rushed upstairs and warned employes Frank Slama a tailor was overcome by smoke but was rescued by firemen Aimee McPherson 111 for 2 Years in Coma LOS ANGELES Jan 13 more than two years Aimee Sem ple McPherson Hutton evangelist wcs reported today by her physi cian to be In a coma The physician Dr L C Audrain described her condition as serious but declined to discuss the nature of her ailment Several Cars Leave Track No One Hurt DALLAS Texas Jan 13 Several cars of the Texan pas senger train of the Texas and Paci fic railroad westbound Tcx arkana were reported derailed today near Wilkins In cast Texas Reports received at the gen eral office of the railroad here said no one was injured seriously Waterloo Youth Badly Cut in Auto Accident WATERLOO Jan 13 Guyer 21 Waterloo was cut about the face and throat early to day when the car in which ho was riding driven by Russell Pettls 23 of Des Moines collided with a parked car PeUis was held by po lice on a charge of driving while in toxicated many nations at the Internationa jamboree a few years ago The final episode showed the pre vention of a world war becaus France England and the Unite States were led by men Imbue with the spirit of the brotherhooi gained at the scout jamboree Th pageant was under the direction o Miss Ruth Irons of the high schoo faculty At a ceremony before an illuml nated arch the keyrtone of whicV was manhood Dr Weston pre sented Mr Shepard and Dr Power with the silver beaver award th highest honor to be received by scouter Dr Weston was assisted In the ceremony by a group of scoutf Knousc IB Honored As a feature of the awarding o veterans badges Charles A Knouse Tnm ti 8 Colnmn NEW PRINCESS Mother and Baby Both Doin Well Male Heir Needed to Rule SOFIA Bulgaria Jan 13 All Bulgaria was celebrating th birth of a princess this the first child of King Boris III an Queen Joanna The mother an bnby girl worn both reported excellent health Although Bulgarias constltutio prescribes direct succession by th male line the princess was we corned with a warmth of affectio reminiscent of the reception ai corded Queen Joanna when he royal husband brought her horn from Italy two years ago The event naturally renewe speculation as to the religion which any children of Boris an Joanna will be brought up The la requires that the ruler of Bulgar murt be a member of the easier church and special permission of the pope was necessary before Boris married the Italian princess In official circles It was pointed out Boris made no promises in con nection with the upbringing of his children CHARGES FRAMEUP Sninncl A Ettclson former corporsitton counsel of Chicago in u meeting of credit ors of Insult interests cliurgcd that the entire proceedings in receivership In till the Insull re ceivcrtihips were a frameup by ami for Instill interests As soclntod Press Libby Not to Ask Share in Asks Modest Sum to Can Work WILMINGTON Del Jan 13 UP Alfred Holman father of Libby Holman Reynolds in a statement today said that his daughter willing to relinquish except for a comparatively modest sum her right to a part of Smith Reynolds estate Mr Holmnn who is at the daugh ters temporary home near here issued the following statement ad dressed To the press of the country REJECTS HOOVER OISAPPROVALOF MEASURE27494 Administration Leaders Fear Senate Likely to Follow Suit WASHINGTON Jan 13 IV The house today passed the Philip pine independence bill over the veto of President Hoover The senate has yet to act however The vote was 27i to 94 A twothirds majority was nec essary Senate prospects are uncertain bub in at least some informed ad ministration quarters there is a fear that the senate will likewise vote against the presidents position as recorded in a stinging veto mes sage that had been read to the house but an hour or so before it voted Challenge Contentions Friends of the legislation chal lenged his contentions that the bil would do untold harm to the Is lands with grave dangers of for ign invasion ana war entering in o the reckonings The belief in republican quarters f the house as to the likelihood of senate overriding the veto found no counterpart in the ranks of sen ators who have been following the egislation most closely Chairman Bingham R of the senate territories committee ind some of the other leaders were understood to be doubtful that the veto could be overridden In the sen ate The house vote was 29 more than the necessary twothirds majority Icwan Opens Fight The first call for the house to override the yefo of Asserting the measure invited grave dangers of foreign invasion and war the president contended in a lengthy message that its terms would lead to the eco nomic downfall of the islands The United States he said would be given the responsibility without authority for maintaining order in a degenerating social and economic situation Period of Weaning Tile vetoed measure provided for the creation of an intermediate government after about two years Since you feel obligated to print something about said to bo the of the deceased Smith Reynolds my daughters late hus band patrimony you may as well print the following Gives Up Her Ilight Mrs Reynolds has offered to re linquish her childs right to the In heritance as far as she legally is able and her own share as widow save a comparatively modest sum in each case and these because she is now deprived of her earning power hoping the remainder may be devoted to public uses through an endowment established in her late husbands and his fathers memory It is believed that the others In terested will subscribe to suuh a program Charity Poor Substitute It only remains to be suggested that while charity is a poor substi tute for justice since there Is social justice in our communal organiza tion subscribers cannot but rejoice as do Mrs Reynolds devoted moth er and her fond sister and brother that she has availed herself of the great privilege of trying to help her fellow trapped in a labyrinth of economic disorder feeble though that help by and large must be seen to be Feelingly Alfred Holman Cincinnati Ohio Owls Nest Road Wilmington Del 11333 Mathewson Recovery Is Believed Assured SHANGHAI Jan 13 today considered the recovery of Christy Mathewson Jr Injured in an airplane accident Sunday in which his bride was killed as as sured barring unforseen complica tions A leg infection was receding if approved by the Filipino people A 10 year period of economic and political weaning would follow dur ing which American authority would be curtailed Complete in dependence would be established in the eleventh year Pointing out a chaotic situa tion In the Orient and to the Im mense neighbor populations near the islands the chief executive suggested that there be no Imme diate curtailment of American power anr that the plebiscite on freedom be taken 15 or 20 years hence Fears New Dangers This legislation the president anici puts both our people and the Philippine people not on the road to liberty and safety which Torn to Pnffft 8 Column J BERRY DID NOT DEPOSIT IOWA CITY Jan 13 trial brought by the Johnson county board of supervisors to trace the responsibility for a short age In the countys funds came to an abrupt close this afternoon with a ruling by Judge Frank Bechly that County Treasurer Charier Berry did not deposit 520000 In the First National bank here Jan 1 1032 Wea Council Bluffs Girl Car Accident Victim COUNCIL BLUFFS Jan 13 fTy Flood is Council Bluffs high school student was killed when the automobile driven by her sister Ruth 17 overturned Ruth ami three other girls in the car escaped serious injury IOWA WEATHER Tartly cloudy somewhat cold er In Mtremo west portion Sat urday generally fair with ris ing temperatures In central and north portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Minimum In Night 5 At 8 A M 12 Snowfall 75 Prwlpltutlon 05 ;