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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1933, Mason City, Iowa H f S IF M Ail i OF iovu DE3 KOINES I A North Iowas Edited for the Home HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHES3 LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 31 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 101 Threats May Ruin Chance Talk of Refusing to Pay Debts Riles U S HOUSE VOTES 5 DAY LftW REPEAL WASHINGTON Jan 31 CPA Oratory like that of Neville Chamberlain British chancellor of the exchequer has a contrary ef fect He warned oE European re prisals if the United S t a tes insisted on war debt collections Standpat debt c a llections i n Washington say if we have just a bit more of such warnings then there need te no worry that the debts will be cancelled The American peo ple in anger would not hear of it If American s t a tesmanship Tiad any idea that another cut in war debts would be popu jNevIUe lar throughout Chamberlain the counlry lt clearly has been corrected by the publics reaction to news of the approaching conferences The Chamberlain speech to borrow an English expression appears to have put the hat on it As a matter of fact few politi cians did believe that the proposed further scaling down of the debts would be favorably received Customer No Good Senator Robert B Howells sar castic question in response to rep resentations that America must write off the European debts or lose Europe as a good is a customer who cannot or will not pay for what he has had embodies the overwhelming national verdict For all that the problem of col trie debts to anything ex Parades Protest Hitlers Elevation to Power COMMUNISTS OF BERLIN ASK FOR GENERAL STRIKE Galsworthy Novelist and Nobel PrizeWinner Dies German Police Kept Busy All Night Dispersing Gatherings BERLIN Jan 31 were kept busy today dispersing communist gatherings elevation of Adolf to Hitler protest to the chancellorship and confiscating in Famous British Succumbs to Anemia After Cold LONDON Jan 31 Galsworthy British novelist and dramatist and 1932 Nobel prize win ner died today He was 65 years old The famous writer had been suf fering from anemia and was in a grave condition for the past week The illness developed from a severe cold contracted last month This prevented him from going to Stockholm to receive the Nobel prize award Dec 10 His certificate was received from King Gustaf by experts Ivtlie United States oars goods True it is difficult to understand why Americans should suffer by having huge quantities of valuable commodities which they paid for Turn lo Vase 4 Colnmn 6 flammatory literature The communist central commit tee in Berlin published an appeal for a general strike Communist handbills urging open rebellion were confiscated in Magdeburg and the communist newspaper Rote Fahne was suppressed in Dresden Police kept moving all night in various cities of the Reich separat ing hostile groups Berlin police re ported two a policeman and a nazi 12 injured and 50 arrested since last miamght Many others were wounded and arrested in nazi communist clashes during the day yesterday after the little national socialist chieftain was sworn in Wall Street Scene Berlins Wall street was the scene of a tumultuous demonstra tion at noon today by uniformed nazi students from a nearby univer sity About 500 demonstrators marched by the Bourse building shouting Profiteers and other abusivewords at the bourse mem the British minister to Sweden Archibald J C Ken Unconscious for Hours Galsworthy died at a m after being unconscious for several hours previous to the end By coincidence the announcement that Galsworthy had won the 1932 Nobel prize for literature last Nov 11 came almost on the day of the publication of his last novel Flow ering Wilderness a study of the English upper classes Most of his writings were con cerned with the life of the British upper middle class His last book was in a way a sequel to Maid In Waiting which in mood and subject matter derived from The Forsyte Saga It is a careful evaluation of the inevitable British loyalty which bobs up in one shape or another in many Eng lish novels Wrote 25 Plays In all Galsworthy wrote 50 or more short stories and 25 plays in addition to his novels CONGRESS FARM PRICES AT NEW LOW LEVEL House Labor Committee Approves 5 Day 6 Hour Work Act JOHN GALSWORTHY Insurance Firms Put Moratorium on Foreclosures Large Iowa Firms Agree to Suspend and Easterners Follow Suit WASHINGTON Jan 31 With congress occupied in listen ing to arguments for an agalns the domestic allotment plan am farm mortgage relief measures the agriculture department disclosed today that farm prices had sunk to a new low during January The fig lire for the average was placed a 51 per cent of the prewar level Representatives for millers or ganizations were joining packers in contending before the senate agri culture committee that the domes tic allotment plan designed bring prices for seven farm prod ucts back to the prewar level would drive consumers from whea and pork products to substitutes Urge Farm Bills Senators Robinson of Arkansa and Hull of Tennessee both demo crats told the senate banking committee how the plans they have drawn up would operate to relieve the farm mortgage situation At the white house President Hoover received a report from Sec retary Hyde on the crop production loan bill passed by congress and was expected Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Jan lets see what we got in todays press that will stand up till tomorrow Quote hundreds marooned by snow in southern California mountains unquote Well that will be melted by tomorrow Quote France throws over board another government un quote Well that wont stand up for another day And neither will their new government Quote Roosevelt and Ambas sador Lindsay of Great Britain reach understanding unquote Well that wont stand up any longer than the senate hears about it Quote Henry Ford licks the bankers again unquote Well thats not news he has always licked em If more concerns were owned individually liku his and not formed just to sell stock we would be better off If your business is any good why do you want to let every body in on it Yours WILL ROGERS Copyright 1033 McNnught Syndicate NEW MARRIAGE LAW APPROVED BY 8919 COUNT Senate Approves Bill to Legalize State Tax on Gasoline BURLINGTON GIRL SLUGGED AT HOME Recipient of 3 Blackmail Notes Recently Knocked Unconscious BURLINGTON Jan 31 Louise Christensen 20 recipient of three blackmail notes recently was knocked unconscious about mid night last night by an unknown as sailant near a garage at the rear of her home I Miss Christensen had her back turned while locking the garage doors and struck from behind She screamed as she fell to the ground and neighbors who ran to her assistance saw a man flee from the scene She vas unable to identify her assailant Police maintained a guard over the residence during the remainder of the night Between Friday and Sunday Miss Christensen had received three threat notes and numerous telephone calls demanding that she leave In a park lane Sunday night police aaid today The de mant s were considered a hoax until last nights attack bers Police AJntfnatiqnal soclallstridemonstra which a score were more or less seriously injured occurred at Duesseldorf Halle Schweinfurt Offenbach and HIrschberg The communist appeal for a gen eral strike caused alarm in Berlin but there was no definite indication as yet of the effect it would have Warn Against Violence As so often in the past the socia list party and the united trade un ions warned the workers against rashness and the communists in citements to violence The disci plined socialists called for uncom promising opposition to Chancellor Hitler and drastto action if the con stitution was violated but they asked for a coldblooded reserve unity and determination for a de cisive showdown An official national socialist proc lamation emphasized that the cabi net was not truly representative of Hitlerism In appointing the man then his condition grown Galsworthy was a 1918 whenVGalswortfiyJ attained secure fame lie was of fereda knighthood but declined He came to London during De cember from his Sussex country home for special treatment Since steadily had hard worker and the strain of his Incessant lit erary labors was considered a principal contributory cause to his breakdown He never dictated writ ing everything by He cor rected his work severely some times rewriting whole pages Ills Schedule Inflexible His working schedule was virtu ally inflexible He devoted morn ings to his novels and the after tho insurance have agreed to abideby GovClyde L Herrings farm mortgage fore closure moratorium Henry S Nol le n president of the Equitable Life Insurance company of Iowa said to day Daladier Forms Cabinet Tenure Held Precarious French Socialist Disconten Men Made to Change Tire at Gun Point Glass Smashed From Door at Roma Cafe in Fight At the point of a gun Alfred Cardarelli and Mike Hinich were forced to change a tire on an auto mobile across the street from the Lehigh lunch about oclock Tuesday morning according to a report on the police bulletin made by a detective Police believe the man with the gun to be Bob Smith of Manly for whom they were searching following a row at the Roma cafe 15 Vj Second street southwest earlier in the night A call was received from the I HLUU LU UL Roma cafe about o clock that aures to reiieve mortgage burd an intoxicated man was causing a 1 d farmers disturbance there An investigation Hcnr Henry WaUacc two houses met jointly this afternoon to hear an address by Henry A Wallace farm magazine editor then adjourned to their sep arate chambers to contnue consid eration in executive sessions of farm relief measures In both houses the farm relief plan under discussion involves the creation of county committees which would hear testimony of debtors and creditors in an effort to reach amicable settlement to avoid foreclosures The county committees would report settle DBS MOINES Jan 31 Iowa house of representative voted 88 to 19 today to pass the Augustine bill repealing the 18 months old law requiring five days notice of Intention to wed The bill now goes to the senate Meanwhile the senate approved unanimously a bill to legalize the state gasoline tax by repeal of tax refund provisions constitutionality of which has been attacked by oil companies in suits pending in Iowa courts and went into executive ses sion to continue discussion of by who had opposed him for the presi dency last year the venerable von noons from 3 to 6 plays p mt to his The author had a strong dislike of publicity However when he de clined a knighthood in 1918 the award actually appeared in the kings new years honor list A cor rection was published the next day at his request He accepted in 1929 Hindenburg hedged Htilers power the order of merit for his services ay including in the cabinet a ma to literature and drama AUNT HET By Robert Quillen in pority of nationalists with Baron Franz von Papen as vice chancel lor Strictly Legal Course Hitlers immediate problem how ever in view of his assurance that he will follow a strictly legal course was finding parliamentary support The council of elders called the relcbstag into session Feb 7 against the demand of socialist and com munist members for any earlier meeting They sought to push through a nonconfidence vote in the government The moderate centrists whose 70 votes were needed to assure the junkernazi cabinet of a parliamen tary majority issued a statement that their attitude was Ice cold Reports from the Doom retreat of the exiled Kaiser William 1 said he regards the change in Ger manys government as a step in the right direction He was not very hopeful however that Hitler would recall him Household members said was content to await develop ments Republican Press Skeptical The nazi porclamation today lacked the catchword antisemetic inflationist and saber rattling planks hitherto used in the Hitler campaign platforms The republi Tiirn to Pone 2 Column Galsworthys wife two other members of his family and two old family servants comprised the sor rowful company at his bedside as death came peacefully to one of the outstanding lights of modern English literature ITALY ACCEPTS DEBTS PARLEY Reply to U S Offer Make Reference to Trade Discussions It was right aggrayatin Pa done so many thing I wanted to jack him up about an the party lasted go long I forgot most of em before we started home Well Known Nanking Newspaperman Slain by Patriot Gunmen NANKING China Jan 31 Iff W S Wang well known Chinese newspaperman was kidnaped and murdered today by gunmen believec to be members of the patriotic so ciety which was born of the cur rent trouble with Japan Pinned to his Jacket was a note which read He secretly communicated with the enemy executed therefore he has been ROME Jan 31 Italian government accepted today the of fer of the United States govern ment for a discussion of the war debt as soon as possible after Presidentelect Roosevelt takes of fice The acceptance was made with out reference to possible trade dis cussions The announcement simply stated that Premier Mussolini has given a favorable answer to the American governments offer The communique said the head the government has given In structions to the ambassador in Washington to respond1 favorably to the offer of the American govern ment to discuss the question of debts Italys acceptance was indicated by the reaction following the pub licatlon of the offer last Tuesday It was understood that President elect Roosevelt desires compensa tion in some form for revision of the debts Because a controversy has risen over the British attitude the government decided agalnsl raising the question of concessions and is now leaving that matter for representatives to discuss at Wash ington Representatives of the Equitable the Bankers Life and other large Iowa companies went over to talk to the governor about the situation shortly after his proclamation was issued Nollen said We have not foreclosed farm mortgages for two weeks as a result of that meeting The other life insurance companies in Iowa adopted the same standard To Suspend Foreclosures The Prudential Insurance com panyIn Newark N J announced today the suspension of all fore losures on owner occupied farms In he United States and Canada The uspension will be effective indefln tely The suspension by the Prudential nvolves 37000 farms and invest ment of or less than onetenth of the company resources Will Make Exceptions In the case of farms occupied by tenants the Prudential will proceec as usual the company said adding that there were exceptions where the company would not foreclose Another Newark insurance com pany the Mutual Benefit Life In Rurance company announced i would comply with the request o Gov Clyde Herring of Iowa ant suspend all foreclosure proceeding in that state The action of the Mutual Bene fit Involves 532670000 of which 000000 is in foreclosure litigation EventsMove Swiftly A series of events moved swiftly yesterday to turn the spotlight on the overalled king What the farm ers may expect in the way of as sistance lies in these develop ments New York Life Insurance company through its president Thomas A Buckner led the parade of insurers in proclaiming a pri vate moratorium ou farm foreclos ures Aetna Connecticut Mu tual Phoenix Mutual and Connec ticut General Life Insurance com panies have telegraphed Gov Clyde Herring of Iowa that they will comply with his proclaimed request to hold up farm foreclosures Others May Follow census led to the belief that the same action may be taken by other companies Iowa senate committee on emergency legislation approved a proposal to form a statewide or ganization to assist both mortga gor and mortgagee Fifteen sena tors were assigned extra duty last night to help in drafting a bill which should be ready for consider ation today South Dakota newspaper R Ronald of attempted to override the Institute of American Meat Packers in a hearing on the domestic allotment bill at Washington in defending the price fixing measure He differed Tum lo Tnge 2 Column 2 missioned meanwhile was before house committee opposing a mora torium on federal land bank loans Proposes Hull plan Robinson suggested that as an emergency measure the banking committee consider favorably the bill of Senator Hull providing for A two year moratorium on farm mortgage payments interest and taxes delinquent 12 months or long er and authority for the Recon truction corporation to lend up to 11000000000 to help tide farmers over the emergency Hull has estimated that without such action 4000000 farmers will default in their tax payments due or 1932 bankrupting state and ocal governments in the agricul tural areas Approve 5 Day Week Robinson explained to the the proprietor Bill Pappas Smashed Glass Door When denied entrance again Smith shoved his fist through the glass in the door severely cutting his hand as indicated by a quantity of blood on the stairway the bulle i satd Less than an hour later the re port made by the detective stated the man who forced Cardarelli and mittee his own more permanent bill which would set up a 51000000000 agricultural refinance corporation tu refinance farm mortgages at 3 per cent interest The house labor committee today approved the Connery week six hour day bill five day Chairman Connery said he would confer with Speaker Garner and other leaders to see about putting the bill before the house for a vote Subject to Fine Under the measure any person who knowingly transported com modities or articles produced by said he probably workmen working more than six able to assume hours a day and five days a week again Tpm In 2 Column 7 Febriiary Credits PARIS Jan 31 Daladier radical socialist party leader completed today the forma tion of a new French government and presented his cabinet to Presi dent Albert LeBrun The ministry was dependent on the socialist partys support and Its tenure of office therefore was pre carious as the socialists showed to day discontent by voting against the February credits to carry the government expenses Premier Daladier will present his cabinet to the chamber of dep uties on Friday Cabinet Nearly Same The cabinet was the same as that of former Premier Joseph PaulBon cour who was overthrown Satur day except for seven new faces These were senators Penacier and Serre and deputies Appell Paga non Albert Hulin and Lamoureux It was one of the smallest cab inets in recent years containing 18 deputies and four senators The veteran Paul Painleve form er and aviation minister under M PaulBoncour was forced to retire because of ill healthHe was confined to his apartment for the past several weeks and friends Hinich to change the tire answered ments to the district courts for ap Smiths description and was driv senator M X Geske said in ine a coupe with an Oklahoma liI jjgcusslng the measure cense Two large blood spots were1 found in the which after they went acrdss the v street to investigate the car parked there the report stated The gun was described as a 43 caliber auomatic At oclock Smith called the police station from Manly stating he had had his injuries dressed and promising to report at the station Tuesday evening In the meantime Smiths father Frank Smith jeweler at Manly stopped at the station searching for his son He told police that al though he kept a 45 in his store he was sure it had n out Monday night providing for an audit of anyschool districtupon application of 10 per cent of the taxpayers in the district also was passed The Jenkins bill which would give farmers 500 exemption In de ficiency judgments was referred to the emergency legislative commit tee never would be a cabinet Makeup of Ministry BLAZE DESTROYS OSWJEEIEVMOR Flames From Coop Building Damage Two Adjoining Structures OSAGE Jan early this morning destroyed the Farmers Co opefative elevator including U offices of the qsage Grain and Supply company adjoining buildings Debate for Hour An hours debate was waged on the Augustine measure waxing j lta fast and furious at times Advo ot been taken I cates of the bill declared that not only had it failed to prevent hasty marriages but had caused large fi nancial loss especially to border counties It was the contention of the op ponents that a moral and not fi nancial issue was at stake and that the marriage law was a step toward preserving the sanctity of the home Representative Fred Augustine of Ringgold who fathered the re peal bill contended the marriage law had failed to cto tne things expect ed Dean Votes No Members voting against the re peal were Bostwick Craven Cun ningham Dean Donlon Doran Du rant Elliott Gallagher Hanson oC Winnebago Lichty Lookinghlll McCreery Mercer Peel Smith and damaged two The loss was kiuiwa estimated at several thousand dol TOM MIX LOSES JURY DECISION Must Pay Miller for Failure to Join Ranch Show BRIE Pa Jan 31 jury today awarded Zack T Miller Ok lahoma rancher and showman damages against Tom Mix movie c o w puncher Miller alleged Mix broke a con tract to appear with Millers 101 ranch show and sued for 000 Two years ago a jury awarded Miller but the case was ap new trial granted ten men and two women deliberated 18 hours Miller left last for Okla homa Mix went to Chicago Miller alleged Mixagreed to go with his show In 1929 and then joined another circus Mix denied accepting any offer from Miller The cabinet comprises Premier and minister of war Ed ouard Dnlidier vice premier and justice Eugene Penacier foreign affairs Joseph PaulBoncour in terior Camille Chautemps finance Georges Bonnet budget Lucien La moureux marine Georges Ley gues merchant marine Eugene Frot education Anatole de Monzie labor Francois Albert colonies Al bert Sarraut aviation Pierre Cot pensions Edmont Miellet health Charles Danellou post and tele graphs Laurent Eynac commerce Louis Serre public works Joseph Paganon agriculture Henri Queille Tindersecretaries Premiership Guy LaChambre war Gastoh Hu lin national economy Raymond Patenotre education Hippolyte Duco public works and interior Pierre Appell The alarm was Snyder Stanzel and Strachan Repeal of the gasoline tax refund ing rapidly and firemen ed their efforts m preventing fire from spreading Other Structures Damaged In aboutlaw was advocated by Gov Clyde L turned In about HerrJngMn Wa Inaugural message and by State Treasurer Leo J Weg man It was pointed out that last year refunds approved required the re turn of about The bill to repeal the law was Introduced by TOM MIX pealed and a The jury of A cement block grain storage Ritchie and it will go to structure north ofthe elevator the agricultural committee of which badly damaged stroyed which shape and the considerably A warehouse north of the grain storage building was also motor on badly damaged by the flames legalizing the gas Wirnmen knot the flames f rom rf The roof was de was circular in contents damaged he is chairman Repeals Tax Rcfnnda It repeals refunds now made for all gasoline not used for the pro Firemen knpt the spreading to a nearby building Fire Engines Out of Gasoline and Bucket Brigade Douses Fire LANCASTER Pa Jan 31 Millersvilles firemen had red faces as well as red hats when Miles Millers house caught fire The alarm came in and the smoke eat ers couldnt do a thing about It for someone had drained the gas oline from thc tanks of both fire engines A hastily organized bucket brigade met thc emergency how ever oil tankp and other mable contents For several hours the firemen worked to get the flames under control Much Grain Burns Several thousand bushels of grain were destroyed and much more damaged considerably FJames continued to break forth from smouldering bins of oats and bar leylong afterthe fire was appar ently extinguished The origin of the flames is un known The offices of the Oaage Grain and Supply company were in the same building as the Coopera live Elevator company lowan Commits Suicide CEDAR RAPIDS Jan 31 Anton Klndl 52 committed suicide by asphyxiation at his home here today Coroner R A Vorpahl said The coroner attributed his act to despondency over ill health oline tax passed by a vote of 46 to 0 It was Introduced by the senate judiciary committee and was called Column Tom to Pnge SSte Wea IOWA WEATHER Cloudy and colder rain turn 1 Ing Tuesday night in tho east nud central portions Wednesday generally fair and chlderIn theeast and central portions LOCAL STATISTICS GloteGazette weather figures for 24tiour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maxirmlm 40 Minimum iVn Night 21 At8 a m 30 ;