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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 27 1933 THIS PAPEP CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 98 Battle Cry Back Again Wheeler Steps Into Bryans Place to Urge Silver ROBINSON REOPENS DEBT FIGHT By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Jan 27 CPA x t E e n to one Again the old battle cry I cast my first ballot on that Issue back In the eighteen nine ties It climaxed a depression much such as this has been prolonged hopeless f e a tured by sug gestions that the established system had bro ken down per manently and would have to be replaced by a new one characterized by threats of revolution So far as anyone could see there was no more prospect of a revival than at any time during the black est period of the present depres sion It was at that juncture that W J Bryan sounded his arithmetical slogan As we know it nominated him for the presidency The fight was hotter than to days has yet developed into but there is no telling how much heat this one may generate In Santo Hole The socalled debtor class was in the same desperate hole then that it is now The figures were smaller but perhaps the proportions were equally formidable The whole world was not in so serious a jam Still the United States was more a world In itself in that era Any way the situation was 100 per cent awful as viewed by folk of the time And W T promised absolute sur cease on short notice if his remedy were adopted aturally heVwcm a following There was difference be tween then anil now Bryan sounded his trumpet just as a presidential campaign was be ginning Burton K Wheeler sounds his with the campaign over and a new administration beginning It by no means follows that to days fight will be less vehement The fight of 1896 was a stem winder while it lasted It was worse TllrJi to 1 Column I Kraschel Urges State Banking Revision CLAIMS OUTSIDE INTERESTS RULE STATE FINANCES Sees Need to Conserve and Protect Iowas Resources By CHARLES V WARBEN CONTROL BOARD REPORTS SAVING Half Million Below Budget Appropriations of Last Legislature DES MOINES Jan 27 M Roberts of Independence chairman of the state board of control today announced that the board had ef rected a saving of 554211582 be Juw the budget appropriations of the last legislature Additional savings of 550000 a month below the budget allowance could be saved before the end of the biennium appropriation period July 1 Roberta believes Figuring that the expected sav ings are made during the next six months the 15 institutions operated by the board control will have a balance of more than re maining from ita appropriation of for the two year period from July 1 1931 to July 1 1933 Adding a balance of loft over from the preceding bien nium the boards balance will be near 51115000 Roberts said AUNT HET By Kobert Quillen When a man says his wife wont cooperate wjth him he means she wont let him have his way about an cheer him while hes doin it DBS MOINES Jan 27 Necessity for the creation of a sys tem designed to conserve and pro tect Iowa resources was advanced today by Lieut Gov N G Kraschel as among the reasons for seeking a rebuilding of the state banking structure He also included as reasons the belief that Iowa dependence on federal government loaning agen cies ought to be reduced that op portunity should be offered for the investment of Iowa wealth within the state and that Iowa borrowers should enjoy preferred rates on loons Pointing out that more than 1000 banks have failed in Iowa and that the present banking facilities are incapable of caring for the states needs the lieutenant governor n an interview for the Associated Press said Have Two Alternatives We are confronted with two al ternatives either build a system for Iowa that will be managed by Iowa people who have the Iowa viewpoint that is designed to con serve Iowas resources for the bene fit of Iowa people br allow outside interests to dominate our hanking field He suggested that the latter course would be accomplished by some system of chain banking if immediate action is not taken and that any chain system whose seat of management is anywhere but in Iowa cannot be acceptable to the people of Iowa It is evident to all that a com plete rebuilding of our banking laws Is necessary and it therefore follows that good judgment would dictate the establishment of a sys tem that would be independent of outside forces he said Operate State Banks The first law by the present gen eral assembly was that giving the state banking superintendent au thority to take over and operate state banks without placing them in receivership A short time after the bill had passed Lieut Governor Kraschel announced that legisla tion was being drafted to create a state bank ot Iowa to rediscount paper of member banks The lieutenant governor said he since has received many sugges tions and recommendations from bankers over the state and from interested individuals Some of these suggestions for changes in the banking and credit system may be incorporated in later proposals The state bank of Iowa would accept farm mortgages and similar obligations from member banks and against this collateral would issue debentures or bonds to he sold to investors to obtain funds for loans Creation of the bank would make possible the redis counting of loans procured by first mortgages on Iowa land and city real estate cattle feeding and barnyard loans chattel mortgages and notes Iowa Deeply Indebted Kraschel today pointed out that Iowa is becoming deeply indebted to the Reconstruction Finance cor poration Regional Agricultural Credit corporation Federal Land bank and Intermediate credit bank He estimated that lowans owe nearly to these federal government loan agencies We know that part of these agencies are but temporary emer gency institutions and will be dis continued at the first opportunity ht said expressing belief that the Federal land bank alone is likely to continue Iowa has never recovered from the shock of the federal reserve system in 1921 calling in our loans which approximated about the same indebtedness that we now owe to the federal institutions he gald We now have no reserve as we had then and the discohtin nance of these agencies would find Iowa with no possible means of meeting the call Should Offer Securities The proposed bank of Iowa should offer securities acceptable to the investor and the people in this way keeping some of the state Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Jan banking bill passed the senate During the long ar gument over it so much was printed about what Huey said that the newspapers never did print what the bill said We Just trust to the good banking judgment of Carter Glass to have something worth while Glass is an absolute au thority on money and its aston ishing that the republicans were never able to win him over France wants to get in on the debt settlement on account of them paying nothing as it is un der the new settlement we are to start paying them Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNausht Syndicate VOTE TO SET UP COMMITTEE FOR REDUCING COSTS Iowa Senate Engages in Heated Discussion on Amendment Favor Increase for Next Years Veteran Costs House Committee Reports Independent Offices Supply Bill WASHINGTON Jan 27 Approving an increase of 000 in veterans expenditures next year and anticipating that some thing drastic will be done about the farm board by next December the house appropriations committee to day reported the billion dollar in offices supply bill to the action It would allow to run the many Independent offices in the fiscal year This total was said to be under amounts asked by the budget The budget request of 634 for the veterans administration was allowed in full although at tempts to reduce the amount 10 per cent had been talked of This is 51803900 more than ac tually appropriated for this pur pose this year Tile committee proposed reappro priation of for the farm board against the 51000000 asked explaining its action was taken in view of the present agitation for the abolition of the board and of pending legislation respecting re organization of the executive branch of the government The committee decided to provide funds for the boards operation only to and including December 311933 Before that date It said the con gress will have ample opportunity to make such further provision for the board as the exigencies may re quire ALPHA MAN HIT BY CAR KILLED Finch 76 Walking Across Street Is Struck by Truck LAWLER Jan A Finch 76 was killed last night in the town of Alpha seven miles from Lawler when he was struck by a truck as he was walking across the street The automobile which struck Finch was driven by Steve Netlock who also lives in Alpha Finch diec about an hour after he was struck Finch is survived by three daugh ters Funeral services have not been announced lowan Charged With Taking Postal Funds DES MOINES Jan 27 Robert J Ray 22 formerly of Walnut was arrested on a federal indictment charging embezzlement of postal funds as he waited in the office of Governor Herring to apply for a job Ray was to be taken to Council Bluffs where he was in dicted BBS MOINES Jan 27 After a bitter fight over an amend ment to cut the appropriation the senate today passed a joint resolu tion to create a committee on re duction of governmental expendi tures The vote was 41 to 7 In the vote a number of repub licans stepped over party lines to help democrats defeat the proposed amendment 38 to 10 The amendment was proposed by Senator I H Knudson and would have cut the committees appro priation from to This reduction would have made it Impossible to carry out the admin istration plan for a survey of state and local government structure by the Brookings institute Not in Good Faith Knudson said he opposed bring ing in outside persons to study Iowa government at large expense Other senators who took his side in the debate which followed echoed his views Senator Matt D Coqney of Du buque suggested that the Knudson amendment was not in good faith This administration is promisee to tax reduction and I am afraid that Senator Knudson has left his film and is trying to tie the hands o the administration so that it can not give tax reduction Coonej said Ask Wallace to Talk In a brief executive session the senate received notification from Gov Clyde L Herring of his selec tion of David W Bates as state superintendent of banking The nomination must lie over for a day before it is brought before the sen ate for confirmation The senate adopted a concurrent resolution inviting Henry A Wal lace to speak at a joint session next Tuesday Tax reduction measures struck a1 least a temporary snag in the house today when two bills were rere ferred to committees and action de ferred on two others On motion Representative Ells worth of Harding the bill making it a misdemeanor for county of ficials to exceed their budget ap propriation was deferred as was ac tion on the Dean measure requlr ing that persons taking tax titles must notify lien owners on the property as well as tenants and owners Malone Request Granted On motion of Representative Paisley of Lee the bill which wouk require rural school districts to hold public hearings on their to budgets was rereferred to the com mittee on schools and textbooks This is a tax reduction committei measure Representative Malone of Casa chairman of the tax reduction com mittee asked that the committee bill combining the two adjustment books be rereferred to his commit tee The request was granted The tax reduction committee in troduced a bill providing township trustees hold one annual meeting in April instead of meeting in Febru ary April and November Pass One Measure One measure passed today by a vote of 88 to 0 It was the Feet bill abolishing county high schools It affects Guthrie county alone which several years ago discontinued its high school and disposed of the oroperty On the motion of Representative McFarlane the house adjourned un til 10 a m Mondav despite the at tempt of Representative Bowers of Union to have the adiournment un til tomorrow mornincr McFarlane nointcd out that all bills on the house calendar were postponed to Tnrn to PflKe 2 Cnlnmn 4 Prospects of deValeraAre Bright Again Fianna Fail Rises to Majority Over All Other Parties DUBLIN Irish Free State Jan 27 Eamon de Va eras prospects for forming his first independent government ap peared bright again today as addi tional returns from Tuesdays elec tion showed the fianna fail to have a clear majority over all other parties At mid afternoon his fianna fail arty had won 62 seats in the dail he Cosgrave opposition had 35 the center party 8 the independents 8 and the labor party 7 Although recording gains there was still a feeling in some quarters that final returns will show de Va lera is unable to carry on without the aid of the small labor party which supported him during the past year Shrewd judges have been com pletely mystified by the labor par ty success Decimationof the party was confidently prophesied before Tuesdays voting in many quarters Yet it has returned seven to date equal to its representation in the last dail When de Valera dissolved the dai Jan 3 he was confident of winning a clear majority for the first time in the 10 year history of the free state and release from the depend ence on labors vote as he has hac for the past year The party of William T Cos held the presidency March byde Valera has gained n seats in any districts and has sus tained losses in seven Law Against Duels Would Be Repealed OKLAHOMA CITY Jan 27 An Oklahoma statute against duel ling will be repealed if State Repre sentative E Landingham of Oilton has his way Hes introduced a bill fo Mil It CHINESE ATTACK IS THRUST BACK Retreat From Pass of Nin Gates After Three Hour Fight SHANHAIKWAN China Jan 27 reports said a strong Chinese force attacked Japanese troops holding Chiiimenkow of nine in the great wall of China about 12 miles north of here early today The Chinese were re ported to have retreated after a three hour battle A Japanese cavalry brigade which captured the northern section o Chiumenkow including importan entrances from China proper into Jehol province Jan 10 loft a small garrison behind It did not interfere with Chinese troops holding the southern section of Chiumenkow Keep Mopping Up The cavalry brigade continued moppiilg up Chinese bands along the JeholManchurian border push ing northward to Chinsi where It recently joined two other Japanese force1 concentrating there The cav alry brigade started out from Shan haikwan The Chinese were believed to be portion of the command of General Ho ChuKuo Chinese commander of the Shanhaikwan garrison who was ousted when the Japanese oc cupied this city Jan 3 after a terrific battle Rush Reinforcements The Rengo Japanese news agency learned that reinforcementi were being rushed to Chiumenkow from Suichung Manchuria by the Japanese After being repulsed by the Japa nese garrison at Chiumenkow the Chinese were reported to have re treated in the direction of Shihmen chai a few miles westward There was no report of casualties fantain 6 of His Men Hurt in Riot CHICAGO Jan 27 Capt James L Monev was felled with an iron bar and six other nolicemen were hurt todav in battling 300 Ne pro rioters led bv a white woman demonstratlni In front of an emer ercncv relief station on the south side Two officers were seriously in iured NEGRO HELD FOR FATAL ASSAULT UPON GIRL OF 6 Pleads Not Guilty After Police Report He Had Admitted Crime By RAYMOND CltOWLEY NEW YORK Jan 27 Price 22 year old Negro pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder n connection with the slaying of 3 year old Helen Sterler in a Brook lyn cellar Price earlier today confessed po ice said to strangling the child He will be held in jail pending trial The police story was that a gau dy pencil with red blue and gold stripes forced a confession from Price who sat grinning and smok ing cigarets In a police station be fore dawn today Detectives had been questioning him for seven hours Naw boss he said for the hun dredth time I wouldnt do a thing like that His Mother Outside But look at this pencil a de tective said softly It was found in the cellar Your mothers outside andshe says it belonged to your dead father She says it disappeared from her bureau drawer two days ago Is my mother out there the Negro said with a laugh Well Capn I want to clear ray con Science Ge tsome one inhere wh can write and Ill tell you about it The confession said that Wednes day afternoon he left his home anc went out on the streets looking for a child It told how he approachec Helen as she played on a sidewalk showed her 25 cents and the penci and made her eyes brighten Tooic Her by Hand I took her by the hand he was quoted as saying and led her into a hallway As I was carrying her down the cellar stairs she started to struggle and I struck her in the face He carried the little form to dark end of the cellar the confes sion said and assaulted her She cried out Mamma mamma and grew still Price said he lit a match found a piece of clothesline tied It about the girls neck and crop away One hundred policemen spurred by a frightened and furious popu lace in the dingy tenement district ransacked the neighborhood for hours Price was one of a number o suspects picked up Police suspicions grew when they learned he had served two reformatory terms for attacks on boys Admits Another Attack They that in addition to the assault on the Sterler girl he ad mitted attacking an 18 year ol Negro girl several weeks ago Helen was the fifth school girl to bo at tacked in the same neighborhood in less than two years Three wer killed another seriously injurei and the fifth beat off her assailant Detectives questioned Price abou these cases Naw boss he said I didn have nothin to do with them Helens tiny body was buried yes terday while relatives supporte her mother in a state of nenr col lapse Her father Louis an unem ployed fruit peddler who has si other children had screamed You was only baby Get that I will The Russian government denied Japanese reports that it had entered a secret agreement with China to strengthen that countrys anti Japanese boycott Treasury Department Purchases Site for Postoffice at Osage WASHINGTON Jan 27 The treasury department an nounced Thursday that it had ac cepted a site for its new postoffice atOsage Iowa from A Hitchcock A Cordez and Ed Phillips The pur chase price was The site is at the southwest corner of Chase and Eighth streets THREE KILLED IN GROUND GAVEIN South St Paul Men Burie by About 12 Tons of Frozen Dirt SOUTH ST PAUL Minn Jan 27 men busy on street improvement project initia ted by the city council to allevial unemployment were killed by ground cavein today The victim John Yost Edwin Kirchncr an Joseph Wosal were shoveling a the foot of a deep ravine be in filled in The foreman estimated 1 tons of frozen dirt struck them APPEARS IN COURT MARTIN1 INSULL Arrest Ordered but Insull Goes of Own Accord Hinois Counsel Asks for Venue Change in Fight for Extradition TORONTO Jan 27 Insull former Chicago utilities fficlal arrived here today to ap enr before Justic A C Kingstone On the application of E W Bayly deputy attorney general of Ontario who isacting as special counsel for he state of Illinois Justice King tone ordered Mr Inaull to appear efore him this afternoon Today JIB justice was to consider Mr cnkiigarof vsniie in extradition proceedings against Mi Insull from Barrie to Toronto Previous hearings have all ASKS CONGRESS TO OPPOSE ANY REVISIONEFFORT Cotton Manufacturers in Opposition to Farm Allotment Plan BULLETIN WASHINGTON Jan 27 10 per cent cut In prohibi tion enforcement funds for next fiscal year was approved today by the house to bring tlio total allowance down to 58440000 The vote wus 129 to 118 WASHINGTON Jan 27 Offering a resolution for congress to reaffirm its expressed opposi tion to war debts revision Senator Robinson R told the senate this afternoon that the democratic of violated senate rules yesterday by inviting the British ambassador into the legislative chamber Sir Ronald Lindsey talked with the democratic leader on the senate floor yesterday Twice this week the Indlanan hart clashed in the senate with Robinson of Arkansas over the debts question His resolution quotes from one adopted by congress in December 1931 in ratifying the Hoover mor atorium It recorded congress against any debt revision Opposition Pronounced Opposition to the present Robin son resolution is bound to be pro nounced especially among the dem ocrats under Robinson of Arkansas who are looking to the Roosevelt leadership been postponed Mr Insull is held under indict ment In Chicago on charges of lar ceny and embezzlement in connec ion with the collapse of the Mld dlewest Utilities company On the basis of new Information rom Chicago Mr Bayly requested he court order for Mr Insulls ap icarance Warrant was issued but vhen Mr Insull was informed by elephone of these developments he came voluntarily from his home at OrilUa and submitted to formal ar est here but was not placed in custody Insull has been free on bail FARM BOARD HAS 200 MILLION LEFT Stone Declares Transfer to Agriculture Department Great Mistake WASHINGTON Jan 27 fho farm board estimates that of assets are left out of its revolving fund This was the figure given the house appropriations subcommittee on the Independent offices supply jill by Chairman James C Stone Included in the waa a item representing the cost of wheat and cotton donations o the Red Cross I do not think it would be fair to account that as a loss against us Stone explained because that was given away by congress Representative Summers R Wash asked Stones opinion of dis continuing the board and transfer ring Its activities to the agricul tural department I think that would be a great mistake Stone replied This is one activity If you are going to get the best result for the American farmer that should be kept as a separate and destinct entity sepa rate and apart from any other op eration turers proposed to the senate agri culture committee today that an entirely different principle of aid be applied to cotton Through William D Anderson of Macon Ga the American Cotton Manufacturers association cham pioned a substitute plan already in troduced by Senator Smith D S and explained by him to Presidentelect Roosevelt in a re cent conference at New York Buy on Credit Anderson described it as provid ing that the government buy on credit for the cotton farmer half the amount he would ordinarily plant The producer then curtails his acreage 50 per cent and at the end of the crop year presumably prof its on both the amount harvested and the amount bought as It is as sumed the market would rise The once vetoed first deficiency the portions to which President Hoover objected passed again today by the house and sent to the senate As approved this time the bill curried nothing for tax refunds nor did it provide for supervision in the oint congressional committee on nternal revenue of all tax refunds more than Confirm No Appointments Senate democrats clung to their olicy of not confirming any loover appointments except rou to Pfifcc 2 Column 7 Hurt While Cranking Car LATIMER Jan Schloemer suffered a broken arm while cranking hla car Farmer Brings Stock to Bank to Pay Debt CANTON Wis Ian 27 Cm Farmers state bank official thought a rodeo had come to town The farmer who had all the live stock out In front of the bank ex plained that he couldnt pay i chattel mortgage and had decide to turn the animals over to th bank The bankers offered to renew th mortgage but the farmer wantc to erase the debt so the bank of ficlals were obliged to find a plac to feed and house the stock MRS JUDD GETS 5 8 DAY REPRIEVE PHOENIX Ariz Jan 27 he Arizona hoard of pardons and aroles today granted a 58 day re prieve to Winnie Ruth Judd sen enced to hang at the state prison 17 for the murder of Ag ios LeRoi Weal IOWA WEATHER Fair colder in east and not so cold In the northwest por tion tonight Saturday Increas ing cloudiness with slowly ris ing temperaturcB LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum 32 Minimum in Night 15 At 8 A M 15 Rainfall Trace The misty rain which fell Thurs day night clouded windshields for the time and left a thin glare ot ice on Mason Citys pavements Friday morning There was a tiny bit of snow whirling about Friday morning too ;