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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AM NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 96 Roosevelts Job Big One Budget Balancing Farm Relief Are Among First By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 25 CPA Although inclined to poohpooh the i m p o r tance oE P r e s identelect Roosevelts latest chat with Presi dent Hoover pol iticians by no means minimize the consequence of the exgover nors conference during his recent Washington visit with leaders of his own party and prominent G O P progres sives who sup ported him last November The three questions with which these elder statesmen agree that th new administration will have to dea first unless friction with Japan forces them to wait are 1 Budget balancing as a subjec of economy and taxation 2 Agricultural relief 3 Monetary inflation compli cated with the farm issue It seems definitely decided thai the budget problem is to be met except as to beer revenue by ex pense curtailment Roosevelt advisers concur that absolutely essential retrenchmen calls inexorably for a grant to the chief executive of authority verg ing on the dictatorial The risk Js undeniable admits Senator Bron son Cutting the New Mexico pro gressive who rates as very close1 to the presidentelect that actua changes in governmental form wil be involved in such drastic financia Turn to Pagn 2 Column 6 ONEAL DEMANDS AID TO FARMER Paris Exchange Tied Up by Strike oTBrokers BOURSE OBJECTS HARRINGTON 22 Funeral Arrangements No Completed for Victim of Suicide William Edward Harrington 22 years old 108 Fifteenth stree northeast was discovered dead in bed with a bullet wound in his chest when an attempt was made to rouse him to go to work Wed nesday morning He probably com mitted suicide early during the night according to officers called No note was left explaining the mo tive officers said Funeral arrangements had not been completed Wednesday after noon The body is at the Patterson funeral home Mr Harrington is survived by hi parents Mr and Mrs William J Harrington a sister Pauline ant two brothers Paul C and Kenneth Wayne all of 115 Adams avenue southwest and by a wife and in fant son For the past year Mr Harrington has been employed at the Decker and Sons packing plant Before that time he served four years in the United States navy He was a mem ber of the Methodist church Took Safer Route and Truck Got Him COATESVILLE Pa Jan 25 itPl years Giovanni Dlpaoli 65 a crossing watchman walked to work on the rail road right of way About a month ago the management or dered him to take a safer course Yesterday as he trudged to his post a truck roared down the Lin coin highway and killed him AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Ella says shes broad minded about smokin an drinkin1 but I can be broad minded without stickin so many nasty things in my mouth TODESERTIONOF ECONOMY PLANS New Budget Cuts Down Planned Economies Asks New Taxes PARIS Jan 25 bourse was tied up today by a strike of brokers who refused to quote prices in protest to the chamber of finance committees action yester day in tearing down the govern ments contemplated economies Police reinforcements watched the scene There was no trading No quota tions including those of foreign ex change were posted except rentes government loans when the bourse opened at noon The big building was devoid of the usual noise with brokers quietly standing around the boards which were blank except for yes terdays figures Bank Entrance Guarded The entrances to the Bank ol France also were guarded by sol diers with fixed bayonets The chamber of deputies com mittee yesterday returned a budget with only 915000000 francs in economies and 2530000000 francs in new taxes provided The gov ernment had called for 10000000 000 francs in economies and new taxes thebrokers unions Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan this is not only the lamest lame duck congress but its our last lame duck congress states stayed up all night in or der to be able to ratify it And here it was turned down by congress six years in a row But we got to give the old sen ate credit they passed it every year So quit knocking the sen ate they were six years ahead of the house give the senate a great big hand If the house had followed out the peoples wish like the senate did this session of congress which is being held now just for amusements sake would not have been held and we would have been just three months nearer prosperity or posterity or whatever it is we are headed Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1933 llcNaught Syndicate before the mortal peril to our bus iness caused by the Draconian measures of the finance commit tee Outside Trading Quiet It said the demagogic action would despoil savings ruin share holders and cause the flight of cap ital and fortunes abroad Trading m foreign exchange outside the bourse was not af fected but the market was quiet The American dollar was quoted al 256175 to 25625 francs Brokers said the dollar was fairly steady owing to firmness of sterling which was quoted at 87 01 to 8705 Finance Minister Cheron threat ened to penalize leaders of the strike Delegations of brokers and stockholders conferred with Pre mier PaulBoncour The chamber of deputies was strongly guarded INTEREST GREAT IN SAFETY WEEK Iowa Legion Is Sponsoring Special Observance From Jan 29 to Feb 4 DES MOINES Jan 25 precedented interest is being shown n highway safety week Jan 29 to Feb 4 sponsored by the Iowa de partment of the American Legion Warding Polk director of the cam paign said today Legion posts throughout the state lave written the director advising hat unusual plans are being made o moke the week a success Major Polk said especial interest n the drive to make Iowa traffic minded is being shown by the var ious ParentTeacher organizations vho because of their desire for pro tection of the school children are banning many educational features for the week The various Legion posts in the state also are working on ambitious rograms to impress the necessity or careful driving 3ond of Counterfeiter Suspect Is Forfeited Judge Issues Warrant CHICAGO Jan 25 udge Charles E Woodward for elted the 12500 bond of John Jolnar charged with counterfeiting 150000 in federal reserve notes and ssued a search warrant for his ar est Molnar failed to appear for rial A new bond of 35000 was set or him Molnars brother was ar ested in Omaha several weeks ago n the same charge Japan to Delay Its Decision on Quitting League Cabinet Waits to Find Out Nature of Report Being Framed at Geneva TOKIO Jan UP was authoritatively stated to day that the decision of the Japa nese cabinet concerning withdrawa from thBleaguerof postponed the nature of report being framed in Geneva con cerning recommendations on the SinoJapanese situation becomes known This statement was issued as a result of the apearance in morning newspapers a story that the cab inet met in special session to con sider the situation at Geneva May Quit League The foreign minister these stories said warned his colleagues that very soon they would be called upon to make a decision of grave importance The implication waa that the decision would involve withdrawal from the league if a re port in preparation by the league conciliation committee should be hostile to this country Meantime another development of some political importance was a demand in the diet that Hitoshi Ashida withdraw statements he made in the house on Monday that unless Japans relations with Am erica improve they would produce renewed competition in armaments and possibly a world war Ashida declined to retract but said his remarks had been misin terpreted Must Find Solution He explained he meant to uphold the governments policy toward the league but that as the Manchurian problem is vital to Japan the cab inet ought to do its utmost to find a solution for it The foreign min ister he said failed in this direc tion Declaring Count Uchida lacked e necessary initiative Ashida as serted the foreign minister should juide the nations foreign policy and assist in efforts to break the dead lock He urged Foreign Minister Uchida to take action accordingly Among other things Ashida crit icized the cabinets apparent with drawal of its reservation regarding application of article 15 of the league covenant on which former Premier Inukai strongly insisted Economy Axes Sent to Dakota Governor PIERRE S Dak Jan 25 The slogan Tom Berry South Da kotas ranchergovernor used in his campaign based on economy In government was I will use the ax To date the governor has re ceived from voters nine axes of various shapes and sizes not mention a couple of knives to Ask Lower Rates on Basic Commodities WASHINGTON Jan 25 lea for lower freight rates on bas c commodoties was filed with the nterstate commerce commission today by the Farmers Educational and CoOperative Union of Ameri ca the National Grange the Na ional Coal association and the Na ional Lumber Manufacturers asso ciation ALL EMPLOYES OF IOWA HOUSE GET WAGES CUT Senate Votes Repeal of Minimum Wage Law for Teachers DBS MOINBS Jan 25 The Iowa house of representatives today took up the battle for salary reduc tions of employes of the state legis lature and after lengthy and bitter debate approved the senates pro posal of yesterday of a 10 per cent cut In reaching their decision house members engaged themselves in the first active fight of the session flinging phrases of peanut poli tics and intolerable littleness during the parliamentary struggle The measure finally passed with a minor qualification 77 to 26 Comparatively Quiet Session Meanwhile senators approved in a comparatively quiet session re peal of the teachera minimum wage law and refused to reconsider ac tion on reduction of weekly poor relief allowances The upper house also approved the measure to give district judges discretionary pow ers to excuse jurors The salary reduction measure by the houses action now goes bacl to the senate for Approval of a new clause permitting speaker to employ A C Gustafeon as assist ant chief clerk at his discretion Qfloted isIation this session ttHea as representatives and senators flocke to clerks desks with new bills fllec with the two bodies Two hearings were planned fo the afternoon when a session on the repeal of the five day marriage la was to come before the judiciar committee and if time permitted a second debate on other provised leg islation After devoting virtually the en tire morning session to settling the question of payment of its employes the house passed a tax reduction bill which would transfer the issu ance of dog hunting and fishing licenses from county auditors and county recorders to the county treasurers The vote was 67 to 34 Defeat Patterson Effort The senate defeated an effort of Senator George Patterson of Burt to recall the bill to reduce poor al lowances from to a week The bill had passed both houses The second tax committee bill en larging discretionary powers of courts to excuse jurors was passeil by the senate 41 to 8 after some op position had developed The senate in a brief afternoon session received and adopted a tax reduction committee report to re refer the joint resolution for a new interim committee on governmental expenditures to the appropriations committee Meet During Noon Hour The tax reduction committee met during the noon hour and recom mended such a course in order that Jie action on the measure be hast ened Consideration by the appro bations committee was considered advisable as the resolution carries an appropriation for the work of the new interim committee Gov Clyde Herring met with the tax committee to consider the reso Tnrn to 2 Column 5 CAPONE DENIED HABEAS CORPUS Petition of Gangster Chief Based on Statute of Limitations ATLANTA Ga Jan 25 Federal Judge E Marvin Under wood today dismissed the petition for a writ of habeas corpus where y Al Capone notorious former Chicago gangster sought his release rom the Atlanta federal peniten lary under thn statute of limita lons Capone was convicted of violat ng the incoma tax laws of 1926 927 and 1928 and was sentenced to erve 10 years in the Atlanta peni entlary The gangster in his bid for free dom alleged the three year clause under the statute of limitations ex ilred before he was indicted on the harges of which he was convicted U S Reminds Peru of Duty Under Treaty Colombia Gunboats on Way to Disputed River Port WASHINGTON Jon 25 With Colombian gunboats two days distance from Peruvian troops at Leticia on the Upper Amazon Sec retary Stimson said today the United States would send nn Imme diate note to Peru reminding her of her duty under the Kellogg pact to settle the dispute peacefully In a hurriedly called meeting nt Secretary Stimsons home last night diplomatic representatives of those nations considered the threat ened war between Peru and Colom bia and Colombias appeal for joint action under the Kellogg treaty to avert a crisis Protest Pact Violation The Colombian note asked that the world powers call upon Peru not to violate the pact of Paris The Leticia port was ceded to Colombia by Peru under a treaty signed in 1822 Last September Peruvian na tionals seized it and now Colombian naval vessels are enroute to recap ture the city from those nationals Several days ago Peru sent a note to the league of nations pro testing against what it termed a violation by Colombia of article 15 of the leagues covenant Draft Itcply to Appeal Stimsons aides were understood to have spent yesterday in drafting a reply to Colombias appeal Among gatherec meeting the amb of Japan Franc and Kngland The Italian and Ger man ambassadors also were under stood to have been invited Stimson has scrutinized every aC tion touching the Kellogg pact an yesterday a few hours after Colom bia dispatched her appeal it wa predicted that United States sup port of application of that treaty would be forthcoming High offi cials declined direct comment bu it was understood that the support would be toward continued negotia tions at Rio de Janeiro HALLORAN GOES FREE OF CHARGE Judge Dismisses Count ol Accessory to Crime in Judd Murder PHOENIX Ariz Jan 25 Superior Court Judge J C Nlles dismissed today a charge of ac cessory to the crime of murder against John J Halloran Judge Niles sitting as a commit ting magistrate in a preliminary hearing termed the states case in consistent and said a trial in su perior court would amount to an die gesture i and an expense to the taxpayers of this county He added however that his order was not final If new additional evidence Is dis covered the county attorney may file before any magistrate in this county the identical complaint against the Identical defendant The inconsistency in the states case Judge Niles said arose from the testimony of the chief state wit ness Winnie Ruth Judd condemned slayer who charged that Halloran aided her In the disposal of the bod es of Hedvig Samuclson an5 Agnes Anne Leroi Mrs Judd testified she slew the women here on Oct 16 1931 in jelf defense after an argument that itarted over Hallorans friendship vith another woman State Legislature of Wisconsin Votes for Dry Law Repeal MADISON Wia Jan 25 he Wisconsin legislature went on ecord today in favor of repeal of he eighteenth amendment The tate senate by unanimous vote oncurred In the resolution adopted y the assembly memorializing con to take immediate steps for irohihition repeal and for modifica ion ot the Volstead act to permit he manufacture of beer RECEIVE BRITISH REPLY TO OFFER OFDEBTHEARING Hoover Says U S May Have to Increase Tariff Walls WASHINGTON Jan 25 Ronald Lindsay the British ambas sador delivered today toSecretary Stimson Great Britains reply to the word from this country that its request for a hearing on war debts would be granted early in March Neither would Indicate the nature of the reply The text probably will not be made public until tomorrow and it is expected that It will be published simultaneously in Great Britain and the United States Johnson Attacks Speech Meanwhile Senator Johnson R attacked the statement of Neville Chamberlain British chan cellor of the exchequer that the coming discussions of discussions of debts must lead to a final settle ment He called it a display of super iority complex The Finnish minister L Astrom applied to the state department to day for a discussion of war debts owed here by his country and was told that representatives of Fin land will be welcomed on the same conditions granted to England anC other nations which met their De Installments TariffT was learned Presl dent Hoover feels that the United States is faced with the necessity either of Increasing its tariff walls or action to gain stability in foreign currencies and today he was con sidering possible moves for speed ing up the approach to the world economic conference It was stated in a high adminis tration source that the chief exe cutive desires to avoid major in creases in the tariff but feels this may be necessary unless the world economic conference as a forum can act quickly to bring about greater stabilization of foreign cur rencies Urges Speedy Action Whether the president has been n communication with Presldent Eiect Roosevelt since their white House conference lost week has not made clear hut intimation was giv en that Mr Hoover will continue to urge speedy action looking toward he earliest possible convening of the world parley The chief executive It was stat ed believes that only in the past our or five months has the United States felt the full reaction from he departure of various European countries from the gold standard more than a year ago Domestic Allotment Debate on Wednesday A large attendance is expected for the debate to be held at the high school auditorium Wednesday evening at 8 oclock when lowi State college and State Teachers college students clash on the do mestic allotment plan The debate being sponsored by the fordo county Farm Bureau SLIP MAY BE FATAL Because Admiral Viscount Alakoto Sulto premier of Japan stood up at the wrong moment during Emperor lllroliltos re cent New Years banquet in Toklo lie is reported to huvo offered his resignation Although the resignation was not accept ed opposition parties in the diet are salfl to be ready to over throw the ministry The faux pas therefore which would be considered merely an inadvert ent slip In any other country may lead to the end ol Premier Saitos political careerrdespito the fact he immediately apolo gized to the emperor who promptly forgot about The omperor had left his speech at home Nobody knew why there was a strained silence During the cmbarasslng Interim he premier stood up to sec what was wrong SENATORS TOLD REVOLUTION TO BE ALTERNATIVE Farm Bureau Head First Witness at Allotment Bill Hearing WASHINGTON Jan 25 pj Speaking In vigorous support of the domestic allotment farm relief bill Edward A ONeal president of the American Farm Bureau federation told a senate committee today that unless something ia dono for the American farmer we will have a revolution in the countryside In less than 12 months ONeal was the first witness as the agriculture committee began hearings on the price boosting bill passed by the house As he spoke of revolution Sen ator Thomas D Okla a leading exponent of currency inflation broke in to askrn how it might be averted Inflation Is Needed ONeal replied that the funda mental need is inflation by refund ing the gold content of the dollar but that the allotment bill would go far to bring back faith and con fidence in the countryside The biggest finest crop of revo lutions you ever saw is sprouting all over this country right now John A Simpson president of the Farmers Union told the com mittee Chairman McNary R Ore quickly brought the testimony around to the products In the bill wheat cotton tobacco hogs rice peanuts and dairy Be Aflstake Eiy answer tphlat questions ASKS SLASH IN AUTO LICENSES Bill in Legislature Would Cut Iowa Fees fay 50 Per Cent DES MOINES Jan 25 slosh of 50 per cent in automobile icenso fees would be made in a bill ntrodueeci today by Representative lames Burgess of Woodbury coun y The bill would provide a fee of 20 cents a hundredweight Instead of 10 cents and would reduce the pen alty for failure to take out license Jlate from 1 to 50 cents a month lie penalty not to be operative un ilMarch 1 instead of Jan 1 as at jresent The measure carries an emergen cy clause License fees In Iowa for 1932 to lled figures in the state auditors office showed Former Resident Buried IOWA FALLS Jan 25Mrs E O Carter formerly of Iowa Falls was buried at Nevada today Mrs Cerro Carter was the wife of a former dentist here Roosevelt and Conferees Study Railroad Problems His Plan Calls Regulating Motor Bus Traffic WARM SPRINGS Ga Jan 25 economics priniar ly the aggravating railroad situa ion brought an array of financial alent to the cottage of President Sleet Roosevelt today and prom sed more visitors Interested In this ital subject Closely watching the perplexing ailroad problem Mr Roosevelt Is eady to put into operation the rinclples he enunciated in his lampalgn The first calls for the jovernment to n entlon to stand back of the rail oads for a specified period The Roosevelt program calls also or revision of federal laws on re ceiverships consolidations reguia tion of motor bus traffic and fed eral control over railroad holding companies Walker D Hines head of the war time federal railroad adminis tration arrived here today Despite the intense interest of Roosevelt In the railroad situation there is no sign that he would sanction a per iod of federal ownership and oper ation Bernard M Baruch of New York chairman of the emergency nation al transportation committee re mained over for todays meetings which were joined in by Swagar Sherley of Kentucky one of the economic advisers of Roosevelt William H Woodln of New York president of the American Car and Foundry company who has been consulting with Roosevelt on rail roads arrives tomorrow a bill to wheat and eottmFIsJBii been pro posed He favored applying the allot ment provisions to all products which have an exportable surplus ONeal conceded the bill might be simplified to some degree but de clared himself satisfied with the acreage control feature Hard to Check Up Senator Wheeler D Mont said he regarded as the most impracti cable feature of the bill the 20 per cent acreage cut provision He re ferred to the difficulty of checking up on whether farmers actually had conformed to that requirement ONeal replied that he saw no ob jection on that ground Id accept the word of tho farm er he told the committee Senator Capper R Kans call ed attention to a proposal by W H Ronald editor of the Evening Re publican Mitchell South Dakota that the responsibility for the acre age cut be vested In the state coun ty and township You take the affidavit of a man on his income tax Senator Cap per ONeal replied Would Take Affidavit Why then could you not accept the affidavit of the farmer on this ONenl pointed out that the plan was voluntary and a farmer might make the production cut and re Tnrn to Ttige 2 Cnltimn 3 Sam Wilkerson Files Motion for New Trial OKLAHOMA CITY Jan 25 motion for new trial was filed in district court by Sam Wilkerson farmer convicted of slaying Isaac E Hemmingway aged loan broker and former lowan Wilkerson was given a life sentence by the Jury IOWA WEATHER Generally fair colder In northeast ftnd extreme east portions Wednesday night Thursday unsettled with rising temperatures LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday Minimum In Night At 8 A M Rainfall 43 25 34 Trace Reports reach the GlobeGazette of a crash or two of thunder during which descended on the Mason City at noon Tuesday Janu ary thunder storms be It known come under the head of rare phen omena ;