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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home H i S i A i ortj r IOWA WO I N I A1 HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 21 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 92 IOWA TO SEEK RELIEF LOAN OF RFC LEAGUE REJECTS JAPAN REPLY AS UNACCEPTABLE Committee Decides on Report Regardless of Nations Views GENEVA Jan 21 league of nations committee of 19 today rejected as unacceptable Ja pans reply to its proposal for con cMiation of the SinoJapanese dis pute and agreed to proceed imme diately with a report and recom mendations regardless of Japans views Conciliation the committee agreed no longer is possible The members authorized prepar ation of a report as provided in the league covenant and fixed a meet ing for Monday morning for the first general discussion of the re port Suggestions for the projected port drafted by the league secretar iat were circulated to permit study of the question before Mondays de i bate Neither Japan nor China will have any voice in deciding the con tents of the report or in its adop tion by the assembly It was pre dicted that its preparation probably will cause much controvesy anil extended deliberations Report Premier Killed SHANGHAI Jan 21 were persistent reports here today that Chang HsiaHsu premier of Manchukuo had been killed in a bombing at the Changchun railway Indianan Attacks RooseveltHoover Parley Plan was impossible to verify the reports immediately because of the Japanese censorship on press dis patches BOMB CHINESE TROOPS By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS For the third time this week military planes bombed Chinese troops today in the Kailu district in northwest Jehol prov ince in an attempt to break up con centrations of a reported army of 33000 Heavy punishment was in flicted It offered acceptance providing invitations to the United States and Russia to participate were omitted The Chinese nationalist govern ment was reported strengthening military garrisons on the coast and in the great Yangtze valley Thous ands of reports said n quarter of a reported being sent into the north China war zone Japanese efforts to induce for mer President Tuan ChlJui to set up an opposition government in Peiplng and split China in half were reported to have failed Tuan long credited with close associations with tlic Japanese was reported to have gone to Nanking to offer his nerv ices to the Chinese nationalist gov ernment Foreign Minister Uchida warned China against unfortunate eventu alities if it opposed the Japanese campaign in Jehol which he de scribed as an integral part of Manchukuo Prince Mike Keeps Pledge to Be at Ball Nose of Former Pants Presser Is Tilted Even Higher By RAYMOND CROWLEY NEW YORK Jan 21 ly before dawn dappled Park ave nue today Prince Mike Roman off flicked a speck from his long tailed coat called for his hat and stick and went home from the BeauxArts ball A trace of satisfaction was dis cernable beneath the Bronx noble mans hauteur for he had kept a promise of eight months standing The last time immigration men shooed him from these shores his parting words were There He Came Ill be back muh lads to attend the BeauxArts ball Everyone knows he came back although no one knows quite how so there was a lot of interest among the gaping throng that gathered outside the WaldorfAs toria last night as to whether the self made prince would be among the arriving celebrities Sure enough just after midnight there he came in sparkling eve ning attire The tilt to the former pants pressers nose was even a little higher than usual Snubs Acquaintances Some one whispered he had just come from a round of the snooty speakeasies which like many a salon of Europe know him well In the crowd at who said that when he was young er and more trusting he had lent the prince some money ventured to address him Hah ya Mike he said Oho said the prince glar ing glassily Who speaks to a Romanoff Not in Costume Then he sauntered in among the glitter and color of New Yorks most elaborate social affair Most of the guests were in costume but not Romanoff who is otherwise known as Harry F Gerguson His black coat stood out among the melange of Indian turbans jodh purs kummerbands Hawaiian leis pith helmets and French matelots Gerguson an orphan lad whose career as the morganatic son of Tsar Nicholas III and graduate of Harvard Yale Eton Oxford and Cambridge gave two continentsa New Manager of Hotel DECORAH Jan Bergman has been named as new manager of Hotel Winneshiek at Decorah For the past 15 years he managed the Calmar hotel chuckle and authorities a headache is awaiting sentence on a charge of entering this country illegally The judge intimated he might be let off with a suspended sentence AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Jims a great help to the church He opposes every thing an does it so hateful that everbody joins to gether to put it over 30 LOSE LIVES IN MEXICAN BLAST 20 Houses Destroyed When 60 Boxes of Dynamite Explode MEXICO CITY Jan 21 Latest advices received here today were that at least 30 persons were killed yesterday in an explosion and fire in Morelia about 125 miles northwest of Mexico City At least 20 houses were destroyed The disaster was caused when a chauffeur lighted a lamp while fill ing the gasoline tank of his car The gasoline ignited and the fire quick ly spread to a nearby store house containing 60 boxes of dynamite The building and all machinery housed in it were destroyed Fire spread to nearby houses and many occupants were trapped SENATE LIMITS BRANCH BANKS TO NINE STATES House Prepares Bill to Change Federal Laws on Bankruptcy WASHINGTON Jan 21 Drastic revision of the Glass bank bill was voted today by the senate in approving a compromise amend ment on branch banking limiting this practice to about nine states where it is permitted among state institutions The vote ended the spirited fight by a small group of democratic lib erals against the clause permitting 1 branch banking in all states regard less of the state laws prohibiting it However other contests were in the offing and the ultimate fate ot the bill this session was in doubt The vote for the compromise was 52 to 17 Ilepeal Move Blocked An attempt by Senator Elaine R to obtain agreement to take up prohibition repeal immediately after the banking bill is disposed of was thwarted by objection of Sen ator Sheppard D a co author of the eighteenth amend ment The senate voted to extend for another year the provisions of the GlassSteagall act for expansion of free gold supply The house has yet to act Presidential apprpva isexpected The bill would permit a contin uation for a year dating from March 3 next of the authority for federal reserve agent government securities as collateral for ad ditinal reserve notes Begin Farm Aid 1Isns The purpose is to maintain greater supply of gold in the hands of federal reserve banks for what ever use demand requires House leaders began prepara tions for getting a sweeping bank ruptcy reform bill depended upon to give a large measure of relief to the farmer through with the least possible delay Speaker Garner told newspaper men he hoped to get the measure through next week He said he might ask unanimous consent for suspension of the rules on Monda to facilitate quick passage or i that course was not taken that H might be expedited by having the rules committee give it legislative right of way The bill combining proposals o Representatives LaGuardia R N Y and McKeown D Okla was formally reported to the nous today Senate Bill Drafted On the senate side Robinson o Arkansas the minority leader has drafted amendments which have the approval ot several of the lead ing farm organizations Among them are specific provis ions to stay foreclosure proceed NOTED AUTHOR DIES GEORGE MOORE Irish Novelist Dies at 80 With Job Unfinished Famous Writer Best Known for Confessions of a Young Man LONDON Jan 21 Moore the famous Irish novelist diedat 6 a m today He wouW havebeeivgi years old next month Moore died In his widely know home in Ebury street He was ser ously ill only a few days but hi health had been failing due to ol age for some time Despite his advanced years an impaired health Moore was activ in the literary field close to th end He left an uncompleted tas in which he was greatly engrosse1 editing and supervising of complete edition of his works Jjslt Novel Unfinished He also left an unfinished mod era novel a little more than hal of which he had written SAYS CONGRESS CLOSED ODOR TO FURTHER ACTION Democrat Leader Calls Speech by Robinson Cheap Politics WASHINGTON Jan 21 statement by Senator Robinson R Ind that the HooverRoose velt agreement to have debt dis cussions with Great Britain was a usurpation of authority was chal lenged In the senate today by Dem ocratic Leader Robinson who called the republican members speech cheap poHtics The Indiana senator took the floor at the outset of todays ses ion and asserted congress by reso ution had closed the door to fur her action looking to a reduction if the international debts Defending the HooverRoosevelt cooperative step Senator Robin son of Arkansas asserted while he was in sympathy with congress ac tion certainly congress cant fore close the right of a president to discuss international questions or prevent a president from negotiat ing DISCUSS INAUGURATION PLANS MDONALD MAY COME LONDON Jan 21 trip by Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonalt to IheUnited Statesto Admiral Cury T Gruyson left and rresidentelect Franklin D Roosevelt discussed plans for the Roosevelt inaugural as the president elect traveled to Washington for his second conference with President Hoover Admiral Grayson heads the inaugural committee Associated Press Roosevelt and Leaders in Partnership Is Dissolved LAKE MILLS Jan firm of Gordon and Rusten has dis solved partnership O T Gordon will take over the hardware busi ness and Ed Ruaten the plumbing business Both parties will occupy the same building Turn to Togo 2 Column 2 Stop Sale of Farm of Minnesota Pioneer WILLMAR Minn Jan 21 Farmers whose number newspaper men placed at 1000 came to the county courthouse today and pre vented foreclosure of a farm on which Soren Hanson has resided for 57 years As a result Sheriff Paul E Anderson postponed the sale for two weeks Republic of Nicaragua Put in State of Siege SAN JUAN DEL SUR Nicara gua Jan 21 entire repub lic with the exception of the four southwestern provinces of Rivas Granada Masaya and Carazo was placed under a state of siege today by decree of the senate Wright and His African Hunters Kill Two Lions WOLF ISLAND Mo Jan 21 other members of the party George Moore is best known for his philosophical novel Confes sions of a Young Man He was born at Moore Hall in County Mayo Ireland Feb 24 1852 His father was a member of parliament Entered Art School In 1870 after the death of his father George Moore entered the art schools at Paris He studied painting which experience left its impress upon his writings He also attempted poetry Pagan Poems appearing in 1882 was probably his first work drawing wide atten tion His avowed purpose when he re turned to England was to free that country from the Victorian shackles A Mummers Wife vas his first challenge to the con temporary novel He returned to his native Ireland n 1901 partly because of his ex pressed disgust for the British Boer war in South Africa During that period he produced Memoirs of My Dead Lite The Untilled Field and The Lake Hail and Farewell He returned to London in 1910 where he began publication of Hail and famous dialogs Then he returned his work to recreating the life of Christ anc visited Palestine He left arecord in Dialogues and Monologues He also attempted drama and met with success in Making of an Im mortal George Moores A Story Tellers Holiday published in 1918 was banned in the United States as obscene The ban finally was lifted by the secretary of treasury it was disclosed only two weeks ago v Its entry was permitted as a book of established literary merit Book Banned in Ireland DUBLIN Jan 21 the eve of George Moores day Irish Free State censorship board banned A Story Tellers Holiday one of his books Moore was a brother of Col Mau M Wright and his party of African huntera today shot and killed the two full grown lions they bad brought to Hog Island near here for a hunt Wright shot at one of the lions and wounded it and his 14 year old son Charles killed the beast with one shot Wright and his sou and fired at the other lion and killed it a few seconds later thus ending the home made lion hunt in which score men participated The killing of the lions climaxet an anxious night spent on the islani by the men in a barbed wire barri cade while the lions roamed abou I he island war debt was seen as a possibility today as a result of the invitation emanating from the Roosevelt Hoover conference in Washington The announcement that Mr Roosevelt would welcome a British delegation early in March or as soon as possible after he takes of fice brought forth speculation by political observers that the prime minister might go himself There was no official announcement on the British plans Made Its Payment When the British government made its December payment to the United States with the unilateral eservatlons that the be credited to a future set tlement political observers imme diately considered an AngloAmer can debt parley would be scheduled early this year Neville Chamber ain chancellor of the exchequer Walter Runciman president of the board of trade and Stanley Bald win president of the council were mentioned as likely members of a British delegation Baldwin then chancellor of the exchequer led the delegation which went to the United States in Janu iry 1923 and returned with the present debt settlement of 4600 300 to be paid over a period of 62 years In that same year Baldwin became prime minister for the first time Would Have Precedent Personal leadership of MacDon akl in the interest of a new debts settlement would have the prece dent of another government heads trip to Washington that of Premier Pierre Laval of France in 1931 While the invitation to a debts conference from Washington over shadowed all other news here to days newspapers questioned the motives of the American govern ment and PresidentElect Roose velt Federal Operation of Plant Believed to Be Goal SHEFFIELD Ala Jan 21 Beginning an inspection of the gigantic Muscle Shoals Ala power and nitrate project Presidentelect Roosevelt told a crowd here today I am confident congress will work with me and we can get something ractical done to put Muscle heals back on the map Significance was attached to his tatement that we are gqing to reat Muscle Shoals from a nation 1 standpoint Senator Norris of Nebraska horn Mr Roosevelt introduced to he crowd at the station here as the father of Muscle Shoals is reparing to push his bill for gov rnment operation next session The presidentelect also intro uced Senator Dill of Washington ower expert Frank P Walsh York power adviser and E A cattergood a leader in the power ield in the southwest Governor Illler introduced Mr Roosevelt rom the rear platform of his spe ial train After the speech the arty left by automobile to inspect he project essen Murder Charge to Manslaughter Count KEOKUK Jan 21 ounty grand jury lessened a charge if murder to manslaughter against Fred Bregenzer held for the death if Joe Talarlco Talarico died of oroken neck allegedly caused by jlow from Bregenzer GOVERNOR WILL ASK FUNDS FOR AID IN COUNTIES Herring Announces Plan to Ask for Help on State Basis DES MOINES Jan 21 Gov Clyde L Herring today an nounced plans for seeking a recon struction loan for Iowa on a state basis to provide funds for poor relief in the various counties The governor said he had receiv ed information that poor in many counties of the state are suffering that counties have insufficient funds to care for them and are unable as counties to obtain reconstruction finance corporation loans for this purpose Some counties he was advised are furnishing enough food to their unemployed to provide only the moat meager diet and in some cases disease is resulting Harry llolllns Resigns The governor also announced the resignation of Harry T Rollins of Des Moines as chairman of the state committee which has been directing efforts to obtain poor re lief E H Mulock former mayor of Des Moines was named chairman of the committee which hereafter will be known as the state emerg ency relief committee Iowa authorities last year decid ed to seek reconstruction finance corporation loans on a county or a city basis rather than on a state rice Moore member state senate of the free Acquitted of Murder Charge ROCK ISLAND 111 Jan 21 J Stephenson was acquitted of a charge of murder in the stab bing of Edgar Dreon by a jury in circuit court here LAME DUCK BILL NEEDS ONE STATE New Mexico Becomes 35th to Ratify Amendment to Constitution SANTA FB N Mex Jan 21 Mexico today became the thirtyfifth state to ratify the fed eral constitutional amendment abol ishing the lame duck session o congress The approval of only on more state is needed to complet the ratification Idaho 34th to Ratify BOISE Idaho Jan 21 unanimous vote the Idaho leglsla ture today ratified the amendmen to the national constitution abolish ing the lame duck session ot con gress becoming the thirtyfourt state to do so Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan number two president went down to Washington to confer with Huey Long and Her bert Hoover With Hoover about firewood in the white house basement and Long on interna tional and national affairs Every U S citizen is taxed a head Thats more than last year Every wage earner has been cut from 10 to 50 per cent but the cost of being governed has taken a 12 and per cent raise Then you hear birds say All you need to restore prosperity is confidence Yeah Well you will help restore prosperity if you put taxes In proportion to the benefits you receive for them the same as any other commodity Did you receive 10 more protection this year than last Yours WILL ROGERS CopyrlRht 1033 McNnusht Byndlcalc KOERBER RITES WILL BE MONDAY leal Estate and Insurance Man Succumbs Following Weeks Illness Theodore Koerber 56 for many fears prominent in the real estate nd Insurance business of the city led at a local hospital Friday evc i n g Death vas caused by a n g r enous ipp endicitis o m p Heated y pneumo la F u n e ral ervices will e a t 2 clock Mon ivy afternoon t the Con NEGRO CONVICT JUST HELPING TRAIN DOGS AND THEY NEEDED IT he Rev William L Dibble in harge Burial will he at Elmwood emctery beside his wife before her narriage in 1902 Eliza Koller who ied in 1922 Six Children Survive Mr Koerber is survived by six children Mrs Herbert Shelp 404 rfadison avenue northwest Albert Koerber 507 Nineteenth street northeast Emi Koerber Y M C A Otto Koerber home on fur ough from Fort Riley Kans Frances Koerber 670 Ninth street southeast and Margaret Koerber 119 Connecticut avenue northeast wo brothers Nathaniel Koerber Gladstone va Albert Koerber correspondent for a Berlin paper in Paris France and two sisters Mrs Marie Scharnberger Baden Baden Germany and another sis ter at Bern Switzerland Here 35 Years A son Oscar preceded Mr Koerber In death and two brothers one a captain and one a physician both in the German army were killed during the war Born at Bern Switzerland Mr Koeruers childhood was spent in Germany He came to the United States from Stuttgart Germany when 24 years old and remained here a year and a half when he re turned to Germany later coming again to America He was educated at a German university Mr Koerber lived in Mason City about 35 years the last 23 years of which were spent In the real estate business Ho ran a dairy hero for seven years before that time At one time he was a candidate for city councilman He was a member of the Moose lodge MIAMI Jan 21 Negro convict breathless and perspiring plunged past n group farm work ers and as they moved to stop him shouted Im helping train the theyll be here In a minute It seemed logical and the farm workers let him pass The bloodhounds appeared a few minutes later Just as the convict predicted They were practicing all right but professionally Guards said the Negro Ellis Wright had just escaped from the city stock ade Wright was right about another thing Tho dogs needed they lost his trail In the ever glades Iowa laws and the corporations rules regarding security Governor Herringpointed out that Illinois had received 30000 000 from the croporation and other states large amounts while Iowa has had nothing Blust Show Needs Under the new plan it will be necessary for counties to make n showing of their needs to the gov ernor who will request the federal loan to the state The corporation will be repaid at the rate of onefifth of the loan each year beginning in 1935 out of the highway aid fund received by the state from the federal govern ment The governor will distribute funds to the various counties and secretarial work of the committee hereafter will be handled by thu secretary of the executive council instead of by A L Urlck state la bor commissioner IOWA WEATHER Cloudy somewhat warmer in northeast and cast central por tion Saturday night Sunday light rnln followed by colder LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures or 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 40 Minimum In Night 20 At 8 A M 23 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Jan 21 outlook for the week beginning Mon day Jan the upper Mis sissippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Occasional snows over north portion and rain south portion tem peratures mostly above normal ex cept colder near end of week ;