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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home I E a L o vL M i Af ii iJT Or IGVA wo THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 24 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 95 U S Can Be Leader Now Hull Says Way Out of Depression in Sight EDITORS NOTE This is the second of two Interviews with one of tho closest advisers to Presidentelect Senator Cordell Hull of Tennes see These interviews wero given exclusively to Central Press and the GlobeGazette By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 24 That one simply has followed a bad example may be a poor excuse for going wrong Senator Cordell v Hull of Tennes see readily ad mits that Buro pean nations are correct in saying they merely fol lowed Americas example in adopting individ ual policies of excessive trade restrictions dur ing the post armistice decade And the United States since 1920 with its greatly superior power and prestige having led oth er countries to the present un precedented heights of tariff and collateral trade obstacles should proceed now adds the Tennessee an to lead in the opposite direc tion of sanity and sound business recovery Debts Not So Vital The senator does not to be sure offer much satisfaction to the Euro pean nations on the subject of war indebtedness War debts were not he says a major cause of the panic nor are they a major remedy The United States loaned to Europe ample moneys to make the payments re ceived prior to 1930 while present annual payments amount to only 2 or 3 per cent or loss of the budgets of theidebtor countries Jf avail con tinues the senator to sidetrack the war debts upon the theory of in creasing international trade while leaving intact the insurmountable Turn to Inffn 1 Column 2 JAPANESE FORCE BACK ATTACKERS Win Hours Battle Against Stubbornly Fighting Chinese Force By THK ASSOCIATED PRESS military planes bom barded the city of Kailu north eastern Jehol center for the fifth time in less than two weeks The raids indicated the long awaited Japanese offensive into that pro vince might follow over that route Chinese leaders held military con ferences at Nanking Marshal Tuan ChiJui former rebel leader and former president countered reports that he was still friendly with the Japanese by joining in a united front Marshal Chang HsiaoLiang North China commander returned to Peiping from the Nanking par ley More of his troops were report ed headingtoward Shanhaikwan Japanese reports disclosed a Japanese garrison has been estab lished at Chaoyang second largest city In Jehol and Monday night re pelled an attack by an unidentified Chinese force after an hours hard fighting ITALY INVITED TO DEBTS PARLEY Technical Problems Are Discussed by Utility Association Exempt privately owned utility companies from taxes as is done for municipal plants and we too can make grand stand Christmas presents of free juice to custom ers said Arthur Huutington of Cedar Rapids at the Iowa Public Utilities association convention here Tuesday If remitting a months bill is a Christmas present then paying taxes should he so con sidered and private companies have been making these presents for more than 30 years The sales and distribution school which opened Monday was sched uled to come to a close Tuesday evening with separate sessions being held for the commercial and the operators divisions Mr Huntington who is with the Iowa Electric Light and Power company of Cedar Rapids main tained the amount paid in taxes every year by the utilities amounted to more than the re ceipts for any one month Dont GetFree Money And moreover if we could go out and hold up the puWic for free money to build plants and distrib we could give three more months of free juice toYour customers he added But dont let these municipal plant managers hog all of the credit for this Santa Glaus stuff Give some credit to every taxpay ing farmer in Iowa and to the hun dreds of thousands of people living in over 800 cities and towns in the state who are paying just that much more to support the county state and federal governments in order that Cedar Falls Bloomfield Denison and half a dozen other mu nicipal towns may get a months juice free Not Taxed a Cent Instead of patting themselves on the back for their magnanimity to themselves and claiming col umns of credit in the newspapers these towns should publish a testi monial of appreciation to the vast majority of the overburdened tax payers of Iowa for letting them get their electricity for nothing There Is over 50 millions of dol lars worth of revenue producing public utility property in Iowa that is not taxed one cent to sup port our county and state govern ments becavise it is owned by cities and towns and from which the rest of our population gets absolutely no benefit AUNT HET By Robert Quilfen None o the women at Amys party was in a hurry to get home They juat wanted to get away so they could speak their mind about the refreshments ADDING EFFICIENCY Better Service to Public Aim of Claim The increasing demand for bet ter electrical service at a minimum of cost has been constantly before the electrical designers P H Far mer of the Westlnghouse Electric and Manufacturing company told the convention Considerable work has been done to obtain better efficency in gener ation Economy has only been one phase of these studies Demands for better service with the same or lower Investment has resulted in improvements in electrical equip ment too numerous to review in de tail Most of these studies up to two years ago were largely confined to generation and transmission He then reviewed at some length the technical improvements made in equipment which have resulted in highly improved service These trying times have tried people and have tried management said C A Nashvice president of the United Light and Power Engi neering and Construction company Davenport in talking at the com mercial section meeting of the con vention The most dangerous loss is the loss of good will We must not tol erate practices that are destructive of the good opinion our customers have Would Maintain Standards Hold tight tostandards to good quality to good business principles The market has ueen flooded with articles built for price to meet the apparent demand Keep your bal ance The price atone market is waning and good goods with an Tnm ta roue S Colnmn 31 Tax Municipal Plants Huntington Advice OF PROPERTY GIVES NO AID HE SAYS ROOSEVELT AT WARM SPRINGS Presidentelect Franklin D Roosevelt Is shown here with his liiujrh SprlnpVGa They arc standing in front of the Little White House before starting on a fishing trip fr Where the presidentelect will rest House Agrees to 90 Million in Crop Loans Bankruptcy Bill for Aid to Farmers Reported WASHINGTON Jan 24 Major farm legislationstood thus at the capitol today The house accepted the compro mise with the senate allotlng 90 000000 of Reconstruction corpora tion funds to 1833 crop production loans Senate approval will send the measure to the white house The judiciary committee made a favorable report to the house on the bankruptcy bill which would enable farmers to apply to courts for an adjustment or extension of debts Million for Feed The senate agriculture commit tee planned to start hearings to morrow on the house allotment re lief bill Farm organizations first will be heard The house had placed a 575000 000 limit on the crop loan fund and It was boosted to by the senate The fund includes for loans to farmers in storm or drought stricken areas for live stock feed Senate democratic leaders served notice they would permit no delay in consideration the Collier Blaine 305 per cent beer bill by the senate finance committee in which it now rests after being approved by the judiciary committee Will Not Permit Delay Senator Harrison ranking demo cratic member of the finance com mittee said he had asked Chairman Smoot to call a to consider the revenue angles of the bill Smoot he said assured him he would call a meeting as soon as possible If there is any disposition not to consider it reasonably early there will be a motion to discharge the committee Harrison said The house banking committee unanimously approved legislation extending for another year visions of the GlassSteagall act permitting reserve banks to use government bonds as security for their currency OFFERS IDEA FOR ALLOTMENT PLAN South Dakotan Urges Use of States to Enforce Acreage Cuts WASHINGTON Jan 24 new idea contemplating active co operation of states with the federal government in administering the do mestic allotment plan of farm relief was put forward today for consider ation of the senate agriculture com mittee It was presented by W R Ron ald editor of the Evening Repub lican Mitchell S Dak as an ans wer to arguments often raised against the bill as passed by the house Ronald who has played a prom inent part in advancing the volun tary domestic allotment plan ex pressed his views in a letter to Sen ator Norbeck R S States Held Responsible Under the Ronald proposal re sponsibility for obtaining prescribed acreage reductions would be placed with the states Only If a state made the required curtailment of production would it be eligible to receive the allotment money for distribution among its producers The plan as it passed the house Jan 12 provides for a tax on the miller packer or other processor of wheat cotton tobacco hogs rice peanuts and dairy products the money to be paid to farmers who cut production 20 per cent These allotments would be an amount sufficient to give the farm er the prewar price on that share of his produce which goes into do mestic consumption Involve Great Expense One ofthe main criticisms of the plan has been Ronald noted that it would involve great expense be cause of the large force that would be needed to check up on acreage reductions Another argument against it he said was that it would be likely to give too much power to the ad ministration and set up a dictator ship or bureaucracy To meet these two arguments Ronald proposed to work out the plan on the same general basis as federal aid to highways I am proposing he said that fTarn to 5 Colnmn 3 IOWA ASSEMBLY HAS GOOD START ON TAX CUTTING House Gets Seven Bills Passed While Senate Approves One DES MOINES Jan 24 Iowas legislators formed a flying wedge today in the battle for tax reduction and chalked up passage of eight economy measures in the AVO houses Seven were approved in he house and one in the senate Both bodies reported favorably on he measure eliminating certain compulsory subjects in high school courses including physical educa ion and making the teaching of Iowa history compulsory In the house two senate bills were substituted as the members wader nto the economy program in an ef fort to pare taxes on the recom mendation of the interim commit tee Reduce All Salaries The senate passed to the house an amended measure to reduce the salaries of all employes and clerks of the general assembly 10 per cent below those paid two years ago First written to reduce dally wages 50 cents the bill was amend ed to include a straight 10 per cent cut and the amended report from the joint committee on compensa tion was passed by the upper house carried 31 to 16 bills passed in the house in Prohibiting the use of state bwnet cars for private use Requiring approval of the exeou live council for out of state trips to conferences and conventions Motor Capitol Mull Metering of first and second class mail at the statehouse Making establishment of kinder gartens optional Giving district judges discretion ary power to excuse jurora Reducing pauper suport from to S150 a week Little debate featured the two sessions as the economy move Ocs Moines county Web swiftly progressed Most of 534000 Black Hawk 30000 Early Irish Free State Voting Goes on Quietly Lord Mayor of in Minor Scene at Polling Place DUBLIN IRISH FREE STATE Jan 24 in the Irish Free State election passed off in or derly manner for the most part during the morning although there vere scattered reports of minor dis urbances In Dublin the lord mayor was in volved in a minor scene when he went to vole As he stood outside he polling place talking he iostled by several young men He struck at one of them and the group fled as a policeman appeared There was shooting of revolvers at Dalkey a seaside resort near icre but apparently no one was in ured Members of both the fianna fail President Eamon de Valeras party and of the cumann na ngaedheal leaded by William T Cosgrave ormer president were engaged in ast minute efforts to get out all possible votes GOVERNOR ASKS FOR RFC LOAN Relief Funds to Be Repaic in 5 Years From U S Highway Aid DES MOINES Jan 24 Application for a state loan of 587 800 Reconstruction Fin ance corporation for work relief in Iowa was announced today by Gov Clyde L Herring The loan will be sought on a stat basis to be repaid in five annual in stallmcnts beginning in 1935 from the highway aid fund received by the state from tho federal govern ment Showings by five counties of need for additional funds are included in the governors applications with the following counties cific amounts requesting spe votes showed substantial supporting majorities although party lines were split on various roll calls Warrants issued for poor relief were validated by the house when it passed the McCreeryJohnson bill and a companion bill In the senate was passed authorizing counties to issue bonds for poor relief As the tax slash legislature bud get continued other members in the two branches filed numerous bills Strike at Lobbyists Representative P H Donlon of Palo Alto was the first legislator this session to strike at lobbyists when he asked the clerk to read the rule prohibiting lobbyists from the floors of the chambers No action was taken concerning the question some members agreeing with Don Ion and others taking an opposite stand The tax reduction committee amended its original report with an other bill filed in the house to pro vide issuance of dog fishing and hunting licenses by county treas urers Additional economy bills are on the calendar for consideration as the fight for reduction of govern mental expenditures continues Prison Made Goods A bill by Senator Clyde Topping to require that all prison made goods from other states be labelled distinctly before being offered for sale in Iowa was among the mea sures introduced in the senate to day A fish and game committee bill would give the fish and game com mission added authority in fixing seasons increase the license fees and make various other changes in the laws Senator Stevens sponsored a measure to change the due date for motor vehicle licenses from Jan 1 to Feb 1 A bill by Senator Stanley would make optional examination of financial affairs of counties ci ties towns and other subdivisions by the state auditor BUI by MeArthur A bill by Senator MeArthur Ir win and Elthon would restore the sheriff fee system for care of pris oners in counties of 20000 A hill by Senator Anderson would provide liens in favor of hospitals against any claims of Injured persons Sen ators Nelson and Geske offered a bill to reduce maximum length of motor vehicles allowed on highways Tnrn to rage fl Cnlumn a Clay ana Sioux The entire amount if approved by the directors of the Reconstruction corporation will be made available to the state through Governor Her ring and the state emergency relief committee Disbursements to the counties will be handled by the ex ecutive council under Rose Ewing newly appointed secretary Governor Herring said that other counties are preparing requests and that the total amount to be asked for Iowa during 1933 will probably be between and 000 Nevada Legislature Members Snowbound Enroute to Capital RENO Nov Jan 24 members and 15 attaches of the Ne vada state legislature were snow bound In the Washoe valley between Reno and Carson City the state capital today as a terrific wind storm piled huge drifts on the high way and blocked traffic in both di rections Find Des Moines Man Suicide Victim of Gas DES MOINES Jan 24 C Johnson 44 was found dead at his home here today He had been over come by gas Coroner William Car penter said Johnson left a note saying that he had been in ill health for several years Cedar Rapids Man Robbed Near Home CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 24 John Bolenbaugh streetcar motor man was robbed of 528 within 100 feet of his home early toaay Bo lenbaugh said the bandit approach ed him from behind and forced him to look straight ahead while he handed over his money Huey Long Laughs at Resignation Reports WASHINGTON Jan 24 Kuey Long of Louisiana today laughed off reports that he con templated resigning from the sen ate The reports were not carried by the Associated Press Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan one on me for the book My wife and my sister from Oklahoma was reading and lamenting the Scotty Farewell Both agreeing it was too bad and that he was wonderful I lay down a Huey Long speech and say What do you mean farewell I was up to bib house two months ago Why you wasnt you didnt see him you dont know him you havent been out of this canyon He is going back to Italy he has sang his last Italy Sing He cant sing and dont know where Italy is but he does know more about Death Valley than anybody liv ing and dont worry about old Death Valley Scotty he will get along Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1932 McNaucht Syndicate Alton Benedict Luverne Killed Boarding Train Youth While Returning Home From Missouri LUVERNE Jan suffered by Alton Benedict 25 son of a local merchant as he was boarding a train last night at Cape Girardeau Mo resulted in his death according to word received here today Identification of the youth was established by Odd Fellows records which were found in his pocket His parents Mr and Mrs I H Bene dict recently received a lettar from Benedict stating that he planned to return home and it was believed he lad just started on the return trip vhen the fatal accident occurred Benedict had been visiting rela tives in Uffordsville Mo He was a clerk in his fathers store before go ng on the trip The body will be brought to Lu cerne for burial Funeral1 arrange nents have not been announced Details of the accident were not earned by the youths parents BENCH WARRANT FOR FORD DENIED Counsel for Sweeten Firm Wants Auto Magnate in Court DETROIT Jan 24 Judge Harry J Dingeman today refused to act on a petition by at torneys for a Bench warrant com pelling Henry Ford to appear for testimony until a previous petition by opposing counsel in another court has been acted on Kenneth M Stevens atomey for the Sweeten Automobile company of Philadelphia plaintiffs sought the bench warrant after Ford failed Lo appear yesterday in answer to a summons Ford attorneys previous ly had filed a motion to quash the subpoena served on the motor man ifacturer who has not appeared personally in court since 1919 Judge DIngman said he could not rule on the request for a bench warrant until Circuit Judge 6uy Miller rules on tho petition to quash the subpoena which Ford at torneys claim is Invalid The Sweeten attorney went im mediately to Judge Millers court n an endeavor to obtain an early ruling on tho motion Judge Miller refused an immedi ate hearing on Stevens petition to deny the Ford attorneys motion to jtiash the subpoena and set the hearing for a m Saturday No Bremur Fair Planned WAVERLY Jan Brem er county fair will he held In 1933 the executive board of the county fair association has decided be cause of business conditions The fair has a cash balance on hand No fair was held in 1932 PAID UP NATIONS ALL TO BE GIVEN THEIR HEARINGS Roosevelt Expected to Follow Up Policy of Trading Favors BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan 24 was announced at the state department today that Lithuania and Czcchslovukla had been granted requests by authority of PresldentEleet Roosevelt for a discussion of debts and economic problems under the same conditions ar ranged for Great Britain Jan 24 ypj With Great Britain and Italy lead Ing the way separate hearings will be granted all debtor nations that have met their payments to this country and wish to discuss their obligations Italy already has joined Greal Britain in asking for a hearing and utilizing the authority granted him by PresidentElect Roosevelt Sec retary stlmson has made prelimin ary arrangements for them to send representatives No Announcement Yet The minister from Czechoslov akia which also made itfi Dec 15 payment has visited Secretary Stimson twice to discuss the mat ter but no announcement yet has come of plans of that country to send a representative It was indicated the door has not been closed to negotiators with na tions that have defaulted On Dec 15she paidftfie semian nual interest that was due amount ing to 51245437 In all Italy has paid the United States J98820859 NO GENERAL MEET WARM SPRINGS Ga Jan 24 Roosevelt has given authority to Secretary Stlm son to arrange separate conferences with European debtor nations who have met their obligations and are now requesting opportunity to talk over relief Standing by his policy that all debtors should always have access to creditors Mr Roosevelt never theless is going to have no general conference on war debts He will take each nation separately and deal with It personally News that Italy has requested and received authority for a debt discussion cameas no surprise here Jther debtor nations are expected o join in the parade but there Is no general invitation and no spe cific invitation going out from here First Moves Abroad The first moves are coming from abroad Undoubtedly as in the case of reat Britain the democratic pres dentelect is going to link the otrhcoming economic conference with debts In other words it seems obvious he will do some bargaining vith the debtors If they want re ief he wants assurances of general cooperation on a program aimed aL world stabilization which he hopes o get from the economic parley While Mr Stlmson has an order from Mr Roosevelt to arrange debt conference with only those nations which have met their obligationa H s not regarded that the door is closed to those who defaulted on the ast Dec 15 payment including France and Belgium Deferment Not Default It Is understood that Mr Roose velt regards the failure on the Dec 15 payment more as a deferment than a default This leaves the way clear for negotiations by those na tions for some settlement on that Turn to Tags R Column IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday slightly colder In west and north central por tions Tuesday night and In cast portion Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 45 Minimum In Night 25 At 8 A M 33 ;