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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 14 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 85 Would Alter Relief Ideas Wagner Says Hun ger and Cold Ought to Come First SENATE DEBATES PHILIPPINE BILL By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Jan 14 CPA truth is that relief as in terpreted by President Charles A Miller of the Reconstruction Fi nance corpora tion means something en tirely different from relief in terpreted by Sen ator Robert F Wagner of New York This conflict In i a t erpretations rather than any thing the matte with the act o congress u n d er which the R F C was created appears to ac count for the changes Senator Wagner has found it neces Open Drive to Aid Owners of Mortgaged Farms les A Miller sary to demand in the law to turn the corporations activities more eecidedly in the di rection of millions of folk in actual danger of starving entirely to death The senators theory briefly is that relief against cold and hun ger ought to constitute the first claim upon the R F Cs funds On Business Basis President Miller on the other hand discussing the corporation managements policy before a sen ate investigating committee recent ly explained that while relief has been administered with a very warmhearted desire to help it has been administered on a business basis If you want it sentimental ized perhapsyou are in the wrong shop w The original idea as clearly re vealed in congressional debate dur ing organization of the R F was that assistance rendered to distressed big business the HARRISON SAYS RELIEF MUST BE NOW OR NEVER First Witness on to Increase Powers ofRF C WASHINGTON Jan 14 UK Tha big rush for legislation to keep the owners of mortgaged farms from losing their homes was started be fore the senate banking commit tee today with a demand by Sena tor Harrison D for imme diate action many in distress are to be relieved or saved He appeared as the first witness for a bill he has introduced to au thorize the Reconstruction corpora tion to loan the owner of a mort gaged home or farm property an amount sufficient to pay his taxes for two years The measure provides that no loan shall be made unless the mort gagee agrees not to foreclose his mortgage for two years from the date of the loan Will Work Changes Harrison said before the hearing began it was his impression that the domestic allotment farm relief bill approved by the house would pass the sen ate i The Mississippian added that the senate and its agriculture commit tee probably would work out some changes in it While the mortgage help bill is not limited to farm owners Harri son said at Is their which PICCARD GREETED BY BROTHER Ship news reporters and photographers were a little confused when they ivent to meet Auguste Piccard Belgian stratosphere flyer when he arrived in New York because ho was greeted by his twin brother Jean scientist anil chemist of Wilmington Del Auguato Piccard is at loft Ho Is In the United States for a lecture tour Associated Press Scotts Technocracy Stirs CHINAPREPARES TO RESIST NEW DRIVE BY JAPAN Winter Forces Temporary Truce Revive Boycott in Shanghai By ASSOCIATED PRESS Winter has imposed a truce for the moment upon the armies in north China Only minor skirmishes along the Jehol border have been re ported atld even these were des cribed in Japanese sources as im aginary Word from Manchuria said heavy reinforcements were arriving In Je hol to strengthen the Chinese com mand and General Tsai TingKai hero of Shanghai has renewed his offer to throw the nineteenth route army against the Japanese Japanese forces which captured the Chiumenkow pass through the great wall last week were said to have withdrawn to Chinchow Man churia leaving a small garrison at the pass In Geneva members of the league nations conciliation committee of gathered to formulate a course procedure for its meeting on Monday Meanwhile negotiations for peaceful settlement at Shanhaik appeared to have made no pro re ss Will Rogers BEVEKLY HILLS Cal Jan arguing over who is to make refunds on income taxes the senate or the treas ury department Simplify the tax so that folks can tell what to pay and what not to pay and neither need make any refund Japan takes Jewhwole of what China Senate still in filibuster Imagine just 95 senators trying to outtallc Huey Long That many cant get him warmed up and Huey has got just enough sprinkling of truth of what has been going on in our high fi nance that Wall street is just on the verge of calling him a men ace Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1633 McNaught Syndicate Next RIDINGMASTER Coast Guardsmen Held When Landlady Tells Story of Triangle NEW YORK Jan 14 jirine of seven shots one after the other slowly and deliberately echoed today around Staten island as authorities probed the death of a 25 year old riding master Garnet Brotherton Brotherton was killed last night in the furnished room he occupied at Port Richmond Staten Island So deliberate wag the firing of the shots his landlady said that before the last one was fired she already was telephoning police Each took effect four In the head and three in the riding masters side The landlady told alsc of seeing a man in the uniform of a coast guardsman flee down the stairs en ter a car that bore a Delaware li cense plate and drive away Harvey Parry 32 year old war rant officer in the coast guard was arrested later at Elizabeth N J He declined to return to Staten Island for questioning and Is being held without charges against him to await extradition There had been trouble over Brotherton between Parry ana his his wife Mrs Parry told police Brotherton was married his wife and two children livingin Green wich Conn Parry has been in the coast guard 14 years His superiors said today his record was excellent The high purpose of the bill he1 said is to give a breathing spell to the farmer so he can save his farm in being granted a moratorium on his debt for two years Tax paying time is now on at least in my state and if any relief is to be given it ought to be passed immediately This is emergency legislation Eric Englund assistant chief of Lhe bureau of agricultural econom ics estimated for the committee that for 1932 the total of real estate taxes on mortgaged farms was 5185000000 compared to 000 or more in 1920 Smaller for 1933 He expressed the opinion that the figure would bo considerably smaller for 1933 because drastic reduc tions have been made in many places Paul Bestor federal farm loan commissioner told the committee nobody would question the need for somebody paying the farmers taxes It is self evident that the farm er with a mortgage on his farm cant pay his taxes out of income at the present price level and Industrialists Are Disappointed By RAYMOND CHOWLEY AUNT NET By Robert Quillen Cousin Henry claims liquor aint a depressant but I notice it always depresses his accelerator NO EVIDENCE OF MISTREATMENT State Board Seeks Further Advice on Charges of Algona Man DES MOINES Jon 14 preliminary investigation failed to substantiate charges that a 78 year old inmate of the Cherokee state lospital had been mistreated by at endants Chairman C M Roberts of he state board of control said to day Roberts said he conferred last night with Dr L P Ristine super intendent of the hospital who bad made an investigation after the chargeshad been made by Wade Coon 25 of Algona Coon who was an inmate of the institution from Sept 16 to Dec 16 1932 charged that James Patterson of Algona had been slapped in the face and struck by attendants The board decided to ask County Attorney M C McHaen of Algona to talk with Coon however and if any additional evidence Is uncovered the board will make a trip to Chero kee to make a further investigation Roberts said Roberts said no charges in the case had been filed with the board Bill Seeks Repeal of Tax on Bank Checks WASHINGTON Jan 14 Representative Swanson R Iowa has introduced measures to repeal the tax on bank checks and to re duce the rate on first class mail to two cents NEW YORK Jan 14 Technocracys head man Howard Scott had stirred up a new wave of controversy today as a result of his first formal discussion of the subject with some leading bankers and industrialists The New York Times said a sur vey of the audience which heard him last ngiht at a society of arts and sciences dinner showed that in general his hearers expressed skep ticism as well as disappointment at what they regardedas a con fused presentation Scott had said Worse arid Worse That social conditions would get worse and worse if present trends continued and that unemployment would increase in this country to 20000000 within 18 months un less steps were taken That not one single political out standing figure pr financial figure has come forward with any pro posal that has one iota of useful ness in dealing with present day conditions That there is nothing inherent in democracy or the price system that can deal with the problems in hand That the more energy we con sume per capita the more is a change in control necessitated Obsolete Price System That America and Russia both have an obsolete price system that technocracy has undoubtedly caused the strangest alignment in debt merchant and the communist being down in the mud of the last ditch fighting shoulder o shoulder in defense of a system of advantage The bankers whom Scott re Jerred to as debt merchants leard him calmly Although Scott denied technocracy was trying to say there is going to be chaos or there Is going to be doom Jeffer son Seligman of Seligman Brothers bankers found Scotts views rath er gloomy Views Aro Gloomy It is a great thing to think about he said I have great re spect for Mr Scott but I think his views are rather gloomy He seems to feel the end of the world is com ing His opinions leave me bewil dered Technocracy offers a lucra tive field for thought and specula tion it embraces many fields phil osophy sociology and economics Frank A Vanderlip former pres ident of the National City bank found the findings of technocracy a pretty true picture He said however he would reserve judg ment until more official material was published Scott a tall man with a wry smile who smokes clgarets fast and often sold we are not bothering DRYSINDRIVEON BEERWINE BILL Tom lo rate yt Column 2 Charge Nullification Spon sors Begin Study of New Revenue WASHINGTON Jan 14 Constitutionality of the newly drafted CollierElaine beer anc wine bill was attacked by some of prohibitions defenders in congress today despite the expressed confi dence of its authors that they have made the measure invulnerable against legal attack At the same time democratic leaders began a study to determine how much additional revenue coulc be realized from the expansion o the bill to include wine as well as beer both with a maximum alco nolle content of 303 per cent Continued opposition to the bil came from such leading supporter of prohibition as Senator Sheppar D Shepparcl said he wouk make a fight against it contendln that In his opinion the bill was str unconstitutional Culls It Nullification If it proposes to legalize 3 pe cent beer it is nullification Shop pard said Other friends of prohibition in eluding Senator Borah R Idalio Robinson R have Ind cated they would oppose the ne measure But many democrats wer quick to predict the billwould approved by congress and sent iu PresidentHo6ver The chief execu tive has not announced his position but many assert their belief he will veto It The study to see how much reve nue could be counted upon from le galization of light wine was under taken by Senator Dill D Wash and Senator Harrison of Mississipp ranking democrat on the finance committee which will consider tax ation features of the bill Monday the full judiciary committee will meet to take it up and report to the senate Raise Extra Revenue Dill who proposed Inclusion of wine to the subcommittee which redrafted the original house meas ure predicted it would raise sub stantial additional revenue above the to forecast by the treasury from beer alone The Washington senator said he already had consulted with internal revenue experts and that while they had not submitted their final report to him they agreed the reve nue from cider at least would be considerable Dill said he had been informed by some wine experts that the alco holic content of vinous beverages could be reduced In the same way it is cut down in beer and that u delightful light wine could be pro duced within the 305 per cent limi tation Oldest Democrat in State Senate Commits Suicide Wife Finds Body of John H Judd Chariton Victim of Poison DES MOINES Jan 14 UP Sen ator John H Judd 72 of Chariton oldest democratic member of the state senate died today from what County Coroner William Carpenter said wassuicideby poison Cabinet Big Job Faced by Roosevelt Has WeekEnd Home To Make Selection While South By FRANCIS M STBPHBNSON HYDE PARK N Y Jan 14 flJ final weekend of semiprivacy and relaxation was begun at the old family estate here today by Presi dentelect Franklin D Roosevtlt before starting southward to begin actual selection of his cabinet A full week of conferences on presidential problems and future cares put Mr Roosevelt in a frame of mind for complete freedom to day and tomorrow Just before leaving New York City last night for the 15 mile au tomobile ride up the Hudson river valley to this place he received a delegation of the national grange which is reported to have left a list of acceptable men for secretary of agriculture Wants Last Word Of course the presidentelect feels free to pick his own cabinet members and will do so but there s every sign that he wants to get the last word from agriculture it self Just who the grange delegatior put on its preferred list is not known It is understood that Hen ry Wallace of Iowa publisher of a farm magazine was one of severa recommended for the post Othe names heard for this office Includ pf vWheaton REPUBLICANS DEMOCRATIZE DEFEAT OF VETO LongSpoils Chances for Vote Before Monday by Filibuster WASHINGTON Jan 14 wave of speech making swept down upon the Philippine Independence measure today In the senate to pre vent a vote on President Hoovers veto message before next week There were indications too that the Philippine question was becom ing entangled In Senator Longs filibuster against the Glass bank ing bill The Louisiana democrat said he Intended to speak on Phil ippine independence Several other senators also were waiting to gain the floor after an extended debate had drawn a group of republicans and democrats into dispute over whether the senate should join the house in overrid ing the objections of the president Party Lines Lost Party lines were thrust aside aa Robinson of Arkansas the demo ratic leader and Bingbam of con ectlcut and Robinson of Indiana epubllcans joined in calling for jaasage of the measure over tha veto Among those urging the senate to sustain the veto and kill the bill was Senator Vandenberg R The measure was taken up unex pectedly after a tentative agree ment had been made that It should not be acted upon until Monday The house overrode the veto yes terday 274 to 94 Veto Message ad Leadcrsagreedtbe vote would be SHANGHAI Jan 14 Chin ese determination to oppose the Japanese at Shanhaikwan in Man churia or Jehol or anywhere else vhere the Japanese may undertake an alleged invasion of China ap eared sharply increasing today This was indicated by recent Chin ese actions and reports appearing in the Chinese press While the Japanese economic eague in Tokio was reported to lave called upon the international chamber of commerce which will meet in Vienna to denounce the boycotting of one nations goods by another the greater Shanghai Chamber of Commerce sought to revive the Chinese boycott of Jap anese goods This chamber repre sents the majority of local Chinese 3usiness interests Urge New Boycott Circularizing all the commercial and industrial guilds the chamber stated the boycott has been allowed to relax and urged a nationwide tightening of it The Chinese boy cott against Japan was urged after the Japanese occupation of Mad where tpey have been living alnce coming to Des Moines for the legis lative session Senator Leaves Senator Judd left a note telling Mrs Judd to call the undertaker at Chariton and to draw money out of the bank to pay the funeral ex penses Mrs Judd said her husband had been worrying about financial matters He was serving his first term in the legislature having been elected last November from the fourth sena torial district Lucas and Wayne counties His death will necessitate the calling of a special election in the district by Governor Herring Breaks Party Division Although his death broke the 25 to 25 division between the two parties in the senate it is not ex pected to make any material change in the voting alignment Senator Judd was born in Des Moines county Oct 3 1860 and went to Lucas county in 1874 Most of his life was spent in farming but he also sold farm Implements for a time in Russell churia began in September 1931 and it was a reason given by Jap anese authorities for the sending of Japanese troops to Shanghai General Tsai TingKai hero of the Shanghai defense last February who recently offered to take his veteran nineteenth route army north ward to oppose the Japanese made a new appeal today at Foochow He was reported to have said in an address to his troops You may be called again to re sist a Japanese invasion Be ready Troops Roar Approval Chinese newspapers said the troops roared approval The nine centh route army proved a stum iling block to the Japanese at Shanghai Latest advices from Chinwang ao the North China seaport said he situation was quiet between that city and Shanhalkwan where Chinese and Japanese armies have faced each other across a river since the Japanese occupation of Shanhaikwan Jan 3 These advices added however that with the con tinued failure of SinoJapancse peace negotiations to materialize the chances for renewed incidents increase Mrs Judd Applies for Commutation of Her Life Prison Sentence PHOENIX Ariz Jan 14 An application for commutation of her sentence to life imprisonment was filed by counsel for Winnie Ruth Judd with the Arizona board of pardons and paroles today She is condemned to be hanged at the state prison Feb 17 for murder of Agnes Anne LeRoi Lin B Orme Sr chairman of the hoard con ferring with Arthur T Laprade at torney generaland Herman Hen drbc superintendent of public in struction who complete its member ships said the request for a hearing on the application had been granted The time and date of the hearing will be announced later Smith of South Carolina The lat ter however has just been elected for a fifth term in the senate and is believed satisfied to be chairman of the agriculture commission Confers With McAdoo Tomorrow night Mr Roosevelt will confer with William G Mc Adoo senatorelect from California It was McAdoo whose announce ment of the switch of Californias votes from Speaker John N Gar ner to Roosevelt turned the tide in the democratic convention to the New Yorker Tonight in keeping with the hol iday mood he is in Mr Roosevelt indulges in a birthday party with newspapermen who were with him during his 1920 campaign for vice president among the guests He be comes 51 on Jan 30 but then he will be In the south Joint Birthday Party The birthday party is a joint af fair Yesterday Loula Howe one of the secretaries had his birthday Among others to be at tonights i party were Marvin Mclntyre and Stephen T Early who complete the Roosevelt white house secretariat Kirke Simpson member of thp Washington staff of the Associated Press Charles McCarty of Albany and Laurie Jacobs of Texas Returning to New York Monday night Mr Roosevelt will entrain for Warm Springs Ga on Thurs day A night will be spent in Wash ington On Saturday the Muscle Shoals Ala power and nitrate plant will be inspected TwpTthlrdimajority is re l Hitch Hiker Kidnaps and Robs Iowa Man CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 14 Lee Summy of Cedar Rapids was recovering today from a severe bruise on the head and shock and exposure following a slugging and long train ride given him he claims by a hitch hiker whom he picked up near Walford Wednesday morn ing Summy said he regained con sciousness In a box car at Kansas City Thursday night He had suf fered severely from the cold and was robbetl Chemist Finds Stains on Schildhauer Porch Made by Human Blood CHICAGO Jan 14 cor oners chemist today decided stains on the front porch of the Edwin O Schildhauer home were caused by human blood and renewed police activity in the mysterious slaying of the high school bandmaster resulted immediately Police Captain John Stege said he would question fur ther Miss Roberta Lubbock of Ce dar Rapids Iowa resident for sev eral months in the Schildhauer home and confidante of the slain mans widow OSTBY WINNER OF CONTESTED SEAT House Committee to Report in Favor of Worth County Democrat Pipes tone Banker Dies PIPESTONE Minn Jan 14 W F Morgan 45 for many years president and cashier of the First National bank of Pipeatone died today of influenza DES MOINES Jan 14 contest filed in the state house of representatives by Lewis Horvei republican of Worth county pro testing the election of Paul I D Ostby democrat has been dccideil in favor of Ostby it was learned to day Ostby won by a majority of 27 votes in the countys official can vass and the contest committee gave him a majority of 62 throw Ing out four ballots Pending the outcome of the con test Ostby was seated On the contest committee were Representatives I M Reed demo crat of Mahaska James Burgess democrat of Woodbury E H Fab ritz democrat of Wapello S B Du rant republican of Hancock on Roy J Sours republican of Floyt The committee will report Tues day afternoon when the house convenes Uie Senate John Crocket the readingclerk This legislation the message said put both our people and the Philippine people not on the road to liberty and safety which we de elre but on the path leading to new and enlarged dangers to liberty and freedom itself Senator Robinson took the as the reading was completed There never will be a time more opportune for passing this question than the present hour Robinson said Long and Forceful Taking the floor as Senator Rob inson concluded Senator Blngliam observed that the president hag sent a long and forceful message As the senator from Arkansas has stated however he continued there is nothing new in the mes sage in the way of argument or statement of fact The bill he said represented a compromise between those who favored immediate independence and those who wished It granted aftr a 25 or 30 year period Misleading und Unfair Bingham said parts of the pres idents veto message were mis leading and unfair Senator Robinson R in terrupted Bingham to say he wag wondering whether from the point of view of defending our interest there we would not be better off it we retained no bases there A drastic cloture petition was ready for presentation by demo ratlc leaders of the Senate today break the filibuster against the iss banking bill but an immedf te showdown was averted when he bank measure was laid or consideration of Philippine In ependence Get 18 Signatures President Hoovers veto of tha hillppine bill was a privileged uestlon and took precedence over he bank revision measure Vica resident Curtis assured Senator Glass D Va that his bank bill woud not lose Its place on the sen ate calendar Democratic leaders had obtained Tom lo Inge 3 Colnmn 4 IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday night Sunday unset settled ftHghtly warmer in south and east portions LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures fop 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 35 Above Minimum In Night 5 Below At 8 n m Zero Snowfall Trac ;