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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1933, Mason City, Iowa i v e it A I i r i ili 01 JEa I A North Iowas Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOVVANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 28 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 99 Standpats Are Uneasy Fear Next Congress Will Ratify Any Debt Pact ITS RANSACK QUICK HOME By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Jan 28 CPA current Washington chatter at face value one naturally would conclude that cancellation or near cancellation of Europes war debts to America Is what diplomats call a fait accompli except for mere formalization of the reneging Secretary of State Henry L Stimson s u p posedly v it h P r es identelect Roosevelts full approval c e r tainly is arrang ing as fast as be can for the pres ence here of the debtor powers fiscal plenipo t e n ti a r i es as early as possible in the new ad ministration It surely would be Cabinets in Both France and Germany Tumble P LnFollette hard to find an i n d i v i d ual so ARMED BANDITS ROB MINNESOTA BANK OF Holdup Occurs as 3000 Farmers Crowd Town to Stop Sales MADISON Minn Jan 28 our bandits one flourishing two ilstols robbed the Klein National iank here of between and 8000 today after forcing four em jloyes and a patron to lie on the loor They fled in a car driven by naive as to imagine that their pur pose Is to revise their respective countries obligations than downward otherwise Nevertheless It is to be borne in mind that the presidentelect clearly Is not committed to a pro gram of any debt reductions what ever and that the democratic plat form adopted In Chicago went dis tinctly on record against a policy of cancellation Drastic Modification President Hoover indeed gener ally is believed in Washington to have lent himself in personal talks Premier MacDonald of Eng land and former Premier Laval of France and through unofficial em issaries abroad to an arrangement for drastic debt modification to which it is presumed he thought he could persuade congress to agree This plan having been upset by his defeat lastiNoveihber the j r ouvtCapitbl hill he first made every effort ta at the Idea to his sue cessor and now is doing his utmos to place the New Yorker In a post tion of acquiescence in a hard and fast bargain 41 f Politicians who have made an in tensive study of Presidentelec Roosevelt in recent months givi him credit for extraordinary gifts as a crafty negotiator For all that considerable uneasi ness is expressed by debt collection standpatters To begin with they dislike havingthe conference pre liminaries managed by the dying administration Acute distrust like wise is evidenced In all proposal involving reductions In Europe obligations to the United States I return for trade or armament con cessions by the old world nations t America White Elephants In fact the English press already is intimating that Uncle Sam has found the debts to be so many white elephants on his hands and that fav from demanding conces sions he ought to be willing to make them In return for being re lieved of the herds upkeep Literally speaking it scarcely Is considered likely that the British French and their associates will in sist upon being paid to consent to cancellation but it decidedly is felt that the greatest vigilance will be required to safeguard the United States against cancelling or enor mously scaling the war claims In exchange for what subsequently will prove to be in effect counter feit money v Illustratively frequent references vc heard to the agreement reached Turn to Page 6 Column 1 a fifth man PaulBoncour Overthrown on Taxation Government Falls in Fight to Balance Budget PARIS Jan 28 gov ernment headed by the veteran bushy haired fighter Joseph Paul Boncour resigned today a few hours after being overthrown on a taxa tion issue by a boisterous shouting chamber of deputies The PaulBoncour cabinet fell at dawn fighting for a balanced bud get with former Premier Edouard Herriott vainly trying to rally sup port The vote was 390 to 193 an Hour The robbery took place while The fall of the 40 day old gov 4nmnViiac in emment Finance Minister Henri Cheron said would cost the coun ry an hour and on Tuesday PaulBoncour who will carry on current business or his successor must ask for February credits on the basis of a million and a quarter dollars daily deficit President Lebrun summoned the presidents of the senate and cham aer Leon Blum leader of the so cialist party which caused the over throw Herriot and other leaders for consultations The 59 year old premier who had been war minister under his prede cessor Edouard Herriot lost his post because the party with which he formerly was affiliated the so cialists deserted him Break Up Combine They broke up the radical social ist and aoclellst combination which had cabinet asjwell as Harriot for Tby refusing to accept 5 per cent In crease on Income and other general taxes Edouard many automobiles were coming in o Madison bearing farmers whose jresence caused the sheriff to post ione three mortgage foreclosure sales Newspapermen estimated that between 2000 and 3000 visitors were at the courthouse less than an hour after the holdup Sheriff A G Smaagaard saying attempts to dispose of the farms would be futile announced indefin te postponement Cheer Postponement At Montevideo 30 miles from here 400 farmers cheered Sheriff N A Pedersons announcement of indefinite postponement of a sale He waited 45 minutes but received no bids and later said the farmers apparently had agreed no bids were to be presented The farm was that of Gilbert H Thompson to be a9ldhera thosebf Casper Westfield 75 years old who lived on his farm 43 years Thomas Faaberg and Berent Ol son The sheriff did not even attempt to read the public notice of fore closure which by law precedes re ceipt of bids Bosch at Meeting John A Bosch of Atwater presi dent of the Minnesota Farmers Holiday association and secretary of the national holiday group was present as he was a week asfo when 1000 farmers gathered at the Will mar Minn courthouse to prevent a foreclosure Dou you want these farms fore closed he asked farmers who jammed their way into the sher iffs office No came the reply Create Demonstration Later he told newspapermen The purpose of these protest meetings is to create enough of a demonstration so that the national government will wake up The farmers need help We dont be lieve In mob rule and dont believe in encouraging people not to pay their debts but the farmers must have help A representztive of the mortgage holder on one of the three farms said he considered great leniency had been shown before institution of foreclosure proceedings and that failure to make payments made sale necessary to protect the finan cial status of the mortgagor VON SCHLEICHER RESIGNS AFTER RULING 56 DAYS Hindenburg Refusal to Dissolve Reichstag Meant End By LOUIS P LOCHNER BERLIN Jan 28 lor Kurt von Schleicher heading the twentieth cabinet since the estab lishment of the German republic resigned today after governing only 56 days This period was shorter than that of any predecessor except the last imperial chancellor Prince Max von Baden who lasted 30 days when the revolution swept him into the discard General von Schleicher from President Paul von realized Hinden burgs refusal to Invest him with power to dissolve the relchstag next Tuesday that he no longer en joyed the confidence necessary to steer the ship of state solely on the presidents authority in the face of a hostile relchstag Accepted by resident The resignation of the entire von Schleichercabinet was accepted by the president after he had refused the chancellors request Baron Franz von Papen preceding chan cellor was charged to report on whether a cabinet could be formed on a parliamentary majority or other bases if the majority were Daladier and Camllle Chautemps ministers under both Hexriot and PaulBoncour and Jules Jeaneneny president of the senate were considered likely to be called upon by President Lebrun to form a new government NEW DEBTS ANGLE AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I dont believe Idas got much religion I seen her use the feet in a chicken pie once when she had the preacher for dinner BURNS TO DEATH IN FARM BLAZE Iowa Laborer Is Trapped in House by Flames Boy Badly Burned FORT DODGE Jan 28 Thompson 42 farm laborer was burned to death today in a fire which destroyed the home of Henry De Winter at Badger 8 miles north of here Clifford De Winter 14 was badly burned Thompsons charred body was found in the ruins of the home The fire started when a con of kerosene exploded as Clifford was building a fire in a dining room stove early this morning Clifford Is In a Fort Dodge hospi tal seriously burned from the waist down Mr and Mrs De Winter and Doris 10 Lucille 12 and Lurman IB were forced to flee from the house shortly after the explosion Attempt was made to rescue Thompson by members of the fam ily but the flames drove rescuer back Thompson was asleep in an upper room when the explosion oc curred WASHINGTON Jan 28 new twist was Injected today into the perplexing war debts tangle by the downfall of Joseph PaulBon cours French cabinet News of the prime ministers de feat on fiscal policies was scanned closely in official Washington where preparations are going for ward for debts negotiations with those foreign nations that paid up In December France was not one of these The previous French cabinet leaded by Premier Herriot fell on the debts question and the 000000 interest payment due last December went unpaid Willing to Heap Pleas But the French default has not been considered as such by Presi dentElect Roosevelt who has sig nified his willingness to hear the pleas of all were six of met the Decem ber installments He takes the French nonpay ment more in the nature of a defer ment and the belief has been wid ely held that if France makes a settlement it too will be in a priv ileged class for new discussions Therefore todays developments in Paris were noted with the high est interest in Washington and speculation was immediately started as to who would succeed PaulBoncour The choice was held here to be one which wouldgive some Indication of the Immediate future course of France in moving for debts revision France Will Watch Word from abroad has been that probably no action would be taken by the Paris government un til it sees what comes of the dis cussions between Great Britain and the United States in March In that connection Sir Ronald Lindsay the British ambassador Turn to PflKC 2 Cotnnm 8 Lady Mary Bailey Is Reported Lost Again MADRID Jan 28 Mary Bailey the British flyer wh was lost and found last week In her flight from Croydon to Cape Town was reported lost again today On Thursday she landed because of en gine trouble at San Xavler on the way back to England She took off when repairs were made but there bos been no word from her since 10 a m yesterday General Von Schleicner named three possibilities for solving the political crisis In his Interview to day with the president First he suggested a government backed by a majority of parliament This could be achieved only by making Adolf Hitler national socialist lead er chancellor Secondly he proposed a minority government resting upon the broad stream of popular sup port This also could be formed only under a Hitler chancellorship with the toleration of rightist par ties His third suggestion was for mation of a presidential cabinet in dependent of parties Such a cabinet must be vested with extraordinary powers Against von Papen Von Schleicher solemnly warned against appointing a presidential cabinet resting in reality upon one political party This statement would apply to Baron von Papen whose only support was the na tionalists General von Schleicher seemed to have started auspiciously as chan cellor with an address in which he proclaimed social justice as the car dinal aim of his government and made promise to virtually every calling trade and industry Soon after new year however political clashes resumed with great acerbity The national socialists rightly or wrongly made him responsible for President von Hindenburga failure to appoint Adolf Hitler as chancel lor GOVERNMENTS FALL KURT VON SCHLBICHEIl JOSEPH PADLBONCOUK WOMAN KILLED IN BOMB EXPLOSION Wife of Sons of Italy Chief Believed to Be Victim of AntiFascists PHILADELPHIA Jan 28 An explosion attributed by police to an antifascist bombing today killed Mrs John M Di Sllvestro wife of the supreme master of the Order of the Sons of Italy in the United States injured at least 12 other persons and demolished the Dl Silvestro home DI Silvestro an attorney and for mer Italian consul here was not at home at the time of the blast but arrived about five minutes later to find the place in ruins and rescu ers searching for his family Mrs Dl Silvestros body was re covered this morning from the cel lar of the house The Injured are four of the Di Sllvestro children Arnold 19 Helen 14 Anita and Fiona 11 year old twins Miss Marie Guernio governess and secretary and at least seven other persons occu pants of nearby residences Hos pital authorities said none of the inlured was In a serious condition Herring Lauds Highway Safety Drive of Legion Urges School Cooperation in His Letter to Hall Iowa Commander Governor Herring Saturday had given his commendation to the Iowa department American L e g 1 o ns plans for observations of highway safety week In a letter to State Commander W Earl Hall of Mason City the governor urged cooperation of schools and civic organizations to stress the principles of highway safety to their respective member ship Through Maj Harding Polk di rector of your highway safety de partment my attention has been called to the plans of the American Legion marking the period of week from Tan 29 to Feb 4 1933 as highway safety week The plan has my complete approval 530 Persons Dead When It is observed that the past few years have shown alarming in creases in the number of accidents on our streets and upon our ilgh ways resulting in 1932 in the death of 530 persons and the injury of 3 646 persons it becomes imperative that all of our citizens shall give serious thought to the methods by which such tremendous losses may be avoided Highway accidents are caused in great degree by carelessness and other avoidable causes It has been proved that where special care has been exercised by all concerned the number of accidents has been ma terially decreased Therefore the effort of the Americjn Legion to concentrate attention upon the im portance of the principles of hign way safety should be encouraged by all of our citizens Think of Safety It is hoped that during tic week that has been set aside for this campaign every person using the streets roads and highways of our state may give more than average thought and consideration to the subject of safety as It applies to himself and to others The results which may flow from such a course will be an Incentive for similar con Tum lo Pure 2 Column 1 HOUSE AGAIN ON RECORD FORCUT INDRYLAWFUND Vote on Legislation to Boost Tariff Rates Planned Monday WASHINGTON Jan 28 Withouta record vote the house again today approved a reduction to for prohibition enforce ment and agreed once more that none of that could be used to tap wires for the purpose of obtaining evidence In a quarrelsome mood the house had gone over most of the ground covered by debate on the dispute yesterday When the bill came up for final passage the amendment reducing the prohibition allotment in the jus tice department appropriation meas ure was approved along with several others No Separate Vote No one demanded a separate vote to see whether the total should be restored to the 9120000 the com mittee recommended or the 999 the budget bureau had asked The wire tapping amendment also was approved on a viva voce vote A house vote on legislation to boost tariff rates against foreign countries with depreciated cur rencies was insured when 145 mem bers signed a discharge petitiou The vote would come on Monday Feb 13 V Petition Signed Speedily rThet petitionjfiied by Represerita live Schafer R was signe speedily after this weeks republi can conference which went on rec ord in favor of the plan The vote will be taken on whether the ways and means committee shall be discharged from further consideration of the Crowther bill which would increase duties auto matically in a ratio determined by the amount of depreciation It is similar to the Hill bill on which a ways and means subcommittee has been holding hearings As a step to cose the agricultural credit situation and prevent fore closures on farm property Senator Dickinson R today intro duced a bill to provide for holding companies to take over joint stock land banks and liquidate them Deficiency Bill Passed Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Jan today the first picture of the two men who manufac tured technocracy My faith in the thing which had started at nothing and grown less by leaps and b9unds took another dive History will record as follows quote Early in 1933 America sorely pressed economically and their sense of humor lost in a mad whirl of grappling at any thing offering relief Took two events seriously a thing called technocracy and a thing called a lame duck congress Both tried to save the country by a confusion of words words words with not an idea In a car load Both of these afflictions passed out simultaneously Un quote Yours WILL ROGERS CopyrlKht 1933 McNaupht Syndicate SMITH NOT TO BE IN CABINET Announces Transportatio Committee to Report in February WASHINGTON Jan 28 Governor Alfred E Smith of New York today said he would not ac SISTERS ROBBED OF JEWELRY AND IN MONEY Women Bound to Chairs by Trio at Home of Author Bound to their chairs after three armed bandits had ransacked their lome Friday night Mrs Margaret Quick Armstrong and Mrs Helen Quick Dillon sisters of Herbert Quick famous middlewestern au hor were robbed money and ewelry at the old Quick home 210 Sixth street northeast for half a century occupied by the family We must have had a bum steer and Id like to put a bullet in the s stomach that told us one of bandits told the sisters after a thorough search of the home that lasted an hour and a quarter had failed to reveal any quantity cf liidden money for which the rob bers had apparently been search Ing During the quest the two elder ly women were made to sit on chairs in the parlor while one of the trio sitting near the stove held a gun on them Losses Aro Listed A check Saturday morning of the house left In the wildest dis order with contents of drawers and trunks strewn over the floors re vealed the loss ot S15 in bills a white gold wrist watch a yellow gold watch that had belonged to the mother of the family a mans cept a position ln Roosevelt 1 The once vetoed and since re duced first deficiency bill was hur ried through the senate and sent to white house ao the District of Columbia might get badly need ed relief funds Senator McKcllar D at tempted to push an amendment to the trcasurypostoffice bill to vest in the comptroller general power of review over tax refunds over 000 Such an authorization to con gress itself led to the veto of the deficiency bill Strong opposition to Inclusion of hogs in the farm allotment bill was presented to the senate agriculture committee but John Simpson of the National Farmers union told the ways and means committee of the house inflation or credit expansion was needed to make that measure effective This committee heard from other witnesses more support for the Hill bill raising tariffs to fTilrn to Time 2 Column fl Asked what part he expected to ake in the incoming administra lon Smith smiled and looked around at a crowd of reporters and said That remains to be seen Wont Be Senator Asked about a report that Sen ator Copeland D N Y was to appointed ambassador to Ger many and that he Smith would e appointed senator from New York by Governor Lehman Smith Shenandoah Firemen Dance Fight Blaze SHENANDOAH Jan 28 Shortly after Shenandoahs foremen had celebrated at their annual bal they were called out to fight a fire which resulted in damage to Smiths shoe store the Shenandoa cafe Jones barber shop and three adjoining buildings early today cabinet the that he was head of as many things now as I want to be Are you go ing to accept a cabinet post in the incoming administration Smith was asked newspaper jAllrctlE Smith men No sir Smith said watch an opal ring with a setting of chipped diamonds a solid gold wedding ring a womans necklace old and valuable a string of beads No Well at least half no The half no applies to me that is Im not going to accept a seat In the senate but I dont know what Sen ator Copeland Is going to do Are you going to attend the in auguration March 4 he was asked I expect so Has Enough to Do Asked about a rumor that he might become head of the Recon struction corporation In the new ad ministration Smith said I am head of all the things I want to be right now The national transporation com mittee intends to make a compre hensive report not later than Feb 22 Smith announced after a confer ence between the committee and Chairman Rayburn of the house in terstate commerce committee The conference was attended by Bernard M Baruch of New York Clark Howell Atlanta publisher Alexander Legge of Chicago Dr H G Molton and Dr W N W Spf vn advisor to the Interstate commerce committee Gives No Indication Smith declined to give any indi cation as to what the committees recommendations would be but sale the sole and only purpose of our visit Is to get Ideas and to check Tom tn Pnnn 2 Column 4 ome The band its came to the house about 9 oclock as the sisters who live in the house alone were pre paring for bed Mrs Dillon an swered the rap on the door to be confronted by a masked man point ing a pistol at her Get inside and sit down he commanded her But why she asked and Sat urday morning laughed at the re mark while recounting the inci dent Because I tell you to he com manded Forced Into Chair Mrs Armstrong hearing the commotion came from the bed room and was forced to sit down in another chair Might as well be comfortable commented one of the men as be drew a chair from the dining room and with gun in hand guarded the sisters while the other men made the painstaking search of the home leaving no drawer or box or trunk unopened and throwing out the possessions of the women many ol hem treasured keepsakes and heir oma Finally satisfied that no quantity money was concealed in the ouse the men bound the sisters to leir chairs Mrs Dillon with the ilk cord from a bathrobe Mrs Armstrong with silk hose Mrs Armstrong was granted permission o move to a more comfortable nair before she was bound Cut Telephone Wire We wont tie these very tight he bandits told the women You British Ambassador and Roosevelt Discuss Debt WASHINGTON Jan 28 Tuesday to confer with his Sir Ronald Lindsay has accepted an invitation from PresidentElect Roosevelt to visit him at Warm Springs and arranged to fly from here to Atlanta at once The plane was scheduled to leave today caring the ambassador Ior a face to face debts talk with the presidentelect When Mr Roosevelt heard that Sir Ronald was returning to Great government on war debts the stab department was asked by Mr Roosevelt to extend an invitation to Sir Ronald to visithim It was emphasized at the stat department that the visit of th envoy Is being made with the fu approval of this administration 1 fact care was taken for the officia arrangements to be made throug the regular diplomatic channels Turn tn 2 Column r SKf Weal IOWA WEATHER Twin or snow beginning late Saturday night or Sunday Warmer Saturday night and in east portion Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company figures for 24 hour period nding at 8 oclock Saturday morn ng Maximum 35 Minimum In Night 17 At 8 A M 17 The mercury sank to a low for he week Friday night WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Jan 28 outlook for the week beginning Monday Jan 30 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri val leys Considerable cloudiness pre cipitation near middle and end of week mild temperatures followed by colder about middle of week For the northern and central great plains Mostly fair except snows over northern sections about Tuesday or Wednesday mild tem perature followed by colder middle of week ;