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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1933, Mason City, Iowa TWO MORE FUNDS FOR ROADS APPROVED Expenditure of 40 Millions in Nine States Part of Job Giving Drive July IS The expenditure of 540000000 more on roads In nine states was approved today by the public works admin istration in Its job giving drive This brought to 168532000 the total out of the road fund already allocated to 24 states Other apportionments will follow The states told today that their schedules are satisfactory wera Idaho North Dakota Maine West Virginia Delaware Louisiana Flor ida New Hampshire and Montana At the same time the public works administration was trying to whittle down a river and barber andflood control programs on orders from President Roosevelt to eliminate all unworthy projects Allocation of further money for federal projects was awaiting a re port from the budget bureau to which was assigned the taak of cul ing down a program for federal buildings so as to take out barrel structures This IB to be acted upon tomorrow Ty the cabinet board in charge of public works MBA DEAL NOT KNOWN TO CLARK Continued From Pace 1 have to look up some matters be fore making any comment on the proposition There are a lot of things there that I dont know anything about he said I want to get hold of some dope before I make any statement The salaries to be paid over a four year period under the agree ment total more than ac cording to the governors figures while additional payments to other officers reach a total of Approved by Clark In addition to citing these figures the governors statement includes a communication purported to have been sighed by Mr Hass that no payments other than commission expenses had been made in connec tion with the merger The merger the governor stated was approved by commissioner but the the Insurance governor added that subsequently he was in formed examiners of the Iowa de partment uncovered the previously undisclosed agreements Statement The governors statement was as follows Because of complaints which have come to my office to sub stantial and secret payments made MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JULY 18 1933 WHEAT EXPORTING LIMITS ARE SET Conttnard From Fagt 1 to some of the executive officers and directors of the Modern Broth erhood of America formerly of Ma son City Iowa In connection with the merger of that organization 10th day of December 1931 Signed Albert Hass Supreme President Modern Brotherhood of America Like Statement I am informed but do not have the record thereof that a like state ment was signed by the president of the Independent Order of For esters Mr Hand The proposed plan of merger be tween the two orders was aproved by a special convention of the Su preme Lodge of the Modem Broth el ood of America held at Hotel Da Pado Chicago El on Dec 9 1931 attended by officers and delegates Fiftyfive 58 were cast for the approval of the plan and none against It Fiftyfour votes were cast for ratifying and approv ing the agreement of merger and consolidation with no dissenting votes The total number of officers and delegates entitled to vote was fiftysix Chicago Company It has been reported to me that subsequently examiners from the Iowa Insurance department discov ered undisclosed agree ments among which was one dated Dec 1 1931 between C B Parks Service Co of Chicago and the In dependent Order of Ffcreaters whereby the former was to receive 5750000 for delivering to the Inde pendent Order of Foresters approx imately 187000000 of reinsurance business It appears that in part perform ance of that contract a payment of caused investigation to be made upon acceptance of certain details and have been Informed us follows by others Proposed plan of merger or Italy is said to be the only one I consolidation of the business of the of the European grold countries unModern Brotherhood of America willing to increase its use of silver with that of the Independent Order of Foresters was approved by E W Clark commissioner of insur ance of the state of Iowa on Nov 23 1931 and by C J Stephens assistant attorney general while the Dutch have promised to submit a proposal against further debasement of existingsilver coin age Revision Necessary It was reported In Informed con ference quarters that a drastic re vision of Senator Key Fittmans latest silver agreement draft Is necessary before there can be any hope of an accord The Nevada senator still remained hopeful however of action of his suggestion to increase silver DEBTS RULED OUT Entered Order On Dee 10 1931 E W Clark acting through Deputy Commis sloner Phillip H Cless entered an ger were order that the merger and Albert Haas datioa should be in full force and effect from and after that date the use of order provided as follows Satisfactory proof having been furnished me that the plan of mer ger and consolidation of the busi ness of Modern Brotherhood of America of Mason City Iowa with was made in the form of seventyone 71 cashiers checks in varying amounts and issued by a New York bank plus two cash pay ments of five and three thousand dollars making the total payment of It is further that as a result of these payments there were lump sum payments made to the following Individuals in following amounts Albert Haas WP Curtis 88000 F C Parncll Willard A Knight 39000 Sam Sparrow 39000 C R Parks 65000 Executive Officers It appears that the executive of ficers of the Modern Brotherhood of America at the time of the mer supreme president Mason City Iowa J A Hanley supreme vice presi dent Davenport Iowa A L Sherln supreme secretary Mason City Iowa E A D Bell supreme treasurer Mason City Iowa C E Dakin M D supreme that of the Independent Order of I physician Mason City Iowa Foresters of Toronto Canada ap Board of directors P A Badour LONDON July 18 JEUHCS COUZGUS Of insisted I i uJicvivia yt rjnuuurj today that Intergovernmental debts by ma Nov 23 1931 hftvOconto Wis W P Curtis Chi including the war debts be been approved by a special eoncago III F C Parnell McGregor itely outlawed from any action on ventlon of taid Modern Brotherhood Iowa Willard A Knight Battle indebtedness by the world economic of America called and held aa reCreek Mich Escar Floyd Dallas conference I quired by law Dec 3 1931 and Tex Sam Sparrow Kansas City This was the first flareup about tnat U18 required number of votes Mo the war debts since Prime Minister 1 ere cist In favor ol Raid plan it I Cbntractii Entered Ramsay injected the is hereby orderBd that said merger I In addition to the payments ag Into the conference in ita consolidation toeaiiii gregatins the amount of and after this date it the ISdepeiJaent Order of ordered that the assets of said The drafting committee on inter national debts finally addpted a resolution on the problem with an amendment by Senator Couzens specifying that intergovernmental debts were not included POST GOES EAST ACROSS SIBERIA ConUnoM From Taee 1 Irkutsk is about 890 mllea farther on The estimated distance from Irkutsk to Khabarovsk is 1300 miles Thus Post will lose several hundred miles for Irkutsk Is south of the direct line between here and Khabarovsk START LAST LEG SOLDIN POMERANIA Ger many July 18 bodies of Gapt Stephen Darius and Stanley Thomas Girehas of Chicago who proved In death their right to be classed among the great aviators were to start on the last leg of their flight from New York to Lithuania today The two werekilled here yester day only 400 miles from their goal after flying 4600 miles in about 38 hours without a stop Police inves tigating the wreckage their plane the Lithuahlca said the gasoline tank was empty and the flyers evi dently had piloted their ship Into the treetops of a woods mistaking it for a grassy field JUDGE ELY 46 OF MAQUOKETA DIES MAQUOKETA July 18 Judge Clarence L Ely 46 died suddenly last midnight of heart trouble Judge Ely had visited a physician earlier in the day when he com plained of not feeling well How ever he attended a social gathering last night and apparently was In good health Later In the evening with several members of the group he went to the home of A A Hurst for a game of cards Shortly after arriving at the Hirst home he was stricken with severe heart pains and died almost Immediately W Earl Hall to Give Invitation to Legion Convention via Radio W Earl Hallcommander of the Iowa department of the American Legion will broadcast an invitation to attend the Legion convention over a national broadcasting chain at 8 oclock Central Standard time Tuesday evenlngfrom Chicago The program can be heard over K3O Des Moines WMAQ Chicago KWK St Louia WREM Kansas City The time is provided by the Household Finance corporation Modern Brotherhood of America be distributed as provided in the mer ger agreement entered Into by and between i said Modern Brotherhood of America and the said The Inde pendent Order of Foresters on Nov 7 1931 Signed this 10th day ot Decem ber 1931 Des Mbinos Iowa E W CLARK Commissioner of Insurance By Signed Philip H Cless Deputy Commissioned Department seal The Agreement The articles or agreement be tween the Wo orders which were approved by this action of the in surance department were dated Nov 7 1931 and provided among other things for tHS merger of the two orders and for the employment by the Independent Order of For esters for the perlbfl of three years from the effective date of agree ment of not to exceed eight 8 state deputies of the Modern Brotherhood of America at a month ly salary of One Hundred Fifty Dollars per month and traveling expenses and for the em ployment for the period of four years from the date of the transfer of the following officers and di rectors of the Modern Brotherhood of America at the salaries stated in said agreement as follows Albert Hass supreme president 515000 James A Hanley supreme vice president A L Sherln supreme secretary E A D Bell supreme treasurer 81200 VV P Curtis director Frank C Parnell director Willard A Knight director P A Badour director 53000 Escar Floyd director Sam Sparrow general attorney Signed Statement It is reported that Albert Hasa supreme president of the Modern Brotherhood of America signed a statement dated Dec 10 1931 at Mason City to the following effect Modern Brotherhood of America Fraternal Beneficiary Society Mason City Iowa I the undersigned formerly su preme president of the Modern Brotherhood of America a fraternal beneficiary society with head quarters at Mason City in the state of Iowa United States of America declare that to the best of my knowledge and belief the attached merger agreement dated ttov 7 1931 entered Into between tlie In dependent Order of Foresters of Toronto Canada and the Modern Brotherhood of America of Maaon City Iowa contains all the pay ments of every kind made or to be made on account of said amalga mation except the commission and expenses to be paid the orders agents as remuneration for chang ing certificates of insurance under inadequate rates to certificates un der adequate rates Dated at Mason City Iowa this Foresters and certain of the officers and directors providing for the ag gregate payment In three years of the following amounts towit James A Hanley A L Sherin 2340000 E A D Beil 1658984 W P Curtlg 3113332 F C Parnill 3273300 Willard A Knight 3273300 P A Badour 3273300 Escar Floyd 327SSOO Sam Sparrow 1873332 Payments Stopped When the fact of these pay ments not disclosed In the merger contract was brought to the at tention of the commissioner of in surance of Canada he Immediately took action to atop further pay ments and nai In all respects co operated In the effort further to protect the former members of the Modern Brotherhood of America Investigation is now being made to determine what if any action may be taken to recover for of the the membership the amounts payments thus made I deem it my duty aa governor to make these facts known in order that the former members of the Modern Brotherhood of America may take such action as in their opinion they may deem necessary or advisable for the protection of their Interests Since my Investigation was com menced there was filed in the office of the insurance department on July 6 last a report of the convention examination by representatives of the insurance department of this and other states which is available for inspection C L Herring OUTLINE PROBLEM FOR CORN HOGS Continued From Pnca l frey of Algona and Ralph Snyder of Kansas Moves Nomination This committee moved the nom ination of Dr Black aa permanent secretary and won the point In the approval of their recommendations after J H Mercer of Topeka Kins had nominated H G Keeney The names of 76 delegates repre senting 10 midwestarn states were approved by the credentials com mittee The order of business committee also recommended naming of a com mittee of 25 members to meet In Chicago to prepare a national corn hog production plan Four members were to be named by the chairman with state delegations electing the following number of members Iowa 6 Illinois 3 Nebraska 2 Indiana 2 Missouri 2 Minnesota 2 Ohio 2 and South Dakota Wisconsin and Kansas one each 2 Army Planes Crash in Chinese Maneuvers HONG KONO July 18 ing army maneuvers here today two airplanes collided and crashed in flames pilots were killed The two greatest causes of tire accidents are skidding And blowouts Most people know that almost every tire to moke a claims bis tire is built to prevent both of these troubles But in all the hubbub Goodyear Tires out sell any others because of these facts More traction than ANY ALLWEATHER Sopertwist Cord TODAYS PRICES 44021 45021 710 47519 760 Traction means grip Brakes may Stop your it takes tire traction to slop your car And on streets flooded with water cars equipped with Goodyear Tires grip and stop eo much better than any other tire that in tests the next best skidded 10 farther while others skidded up to 77 farther than Good years Goodyear Tires give you traction in the center of the thats where the tire contacts the road Blowout Protection In every Ply Every ply of every Goodyear Tire is built with Supertwist and patented by Goodyear to prevent tires froia breaking down and blowing out Under the strain of heat and speed And every ply runs froni bead to bead night before your eyes at any Good year can see why this patented ply material prevents blowouts how it stretches ahd conies back long after ordinary cords have failed The best buy in mileage Because Goodyear treads are tougher and wear Supertwiflt adds longer life to the body of Goodyear TireS youd naturally expect these tiresto outrun others Well heres the proof The most accurate mileage records are kept by the bus oper ators and Goodyear Tires on thousands of buses throughout the country are averaging mileages that represent an increase of 97 in the past five years Goody ears are belter every year Prices that say Buy Wow All you have to do is to look at todays prices to know theyre low And if you look what other commodities are 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