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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME K i 3 uiu tti t r OF i 1 r Mr F i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE OF TWO SECTION SECTION 124 in lowans Washington Farmers Back Move to Shift Part of Process Tax By MUNKO GEZEB ASHINGTON March 6 Iowa farmers furnished the im petus for the opening of a drive to shift part of the pro cessing tax on hogs to other livestock through a new feed grain control program Opening of hearings on the controversial amendments to the agricultural adjustment act focused atten tion on the new proposal which won the support of farm administration leaders and Secretary Wallace but the bitter criticism of sheep and cattle pro ducers of the west Secretary Wallace viewed the plan to levy processing taxes on cattle sheep and butterfat in pro portion to the share of corn con sumed by beef cattle sheep and dairy cattle and to use the income for control of feed grain acreages as a means of stabilizing the live stock Industry and preventing the ups and downs ol both the hog and cattle industries Joined In Support A battery of lowans joined him in support of the proposal but they lost their first tat when the com mittee of 25 representing cattle men from all sections of the coun try including the cornbelt voted against such a proposal Cattle and sheep men from the West and dairy producers expressed fear they would receive no benefits from such a program Disappointed at the failure to win general approval for the united program Iowa farmers expressed hope however that educational ef fprti would change sentiment to e program Suggested fundamentally sound aha vshduld be adopted Edwards argued with the western cattlemen that the cornhog program had benefitted the cattle industry which had paid none of the costs but they couldnt see his viewpoint Opposed Direct Vote McArthur Edwards and others after realizing the western ranch ers were determined to oppose any cattle processing tax sought to avoid a direct vote on the question and to leave the matter open for further consideration They failed in this Representative Utterhack of Des Moines wants no misconceptions about the firstterm Congressmens organizationfor which he recently was elected president It has nothing to do with the publicized Secret 100 The organization Utterback heads has no policies and no se crets It is open to all first term members of congress and to no one else Get Better Acquainted Utterback views the organization as a vehicle to get the new mem bers of congress better acquainted with each other better acquainted with methods of procedure in the houseand1 better acquainted with federalofficials with whom they are likely to have dealings during their service in congress The Secret 100 was designed to give malcontent congressman a levertbforce considerationof their from the ruling leaders of the majorityparty supposed to be dominated by newmembers Hollnndfile Woman Killed NEVADA March 6 Barber 55 of Hollandale Minn was killed here when she was struck by a Rock Island train She was a patient in a sanitarium here SOLDIERS FUNERAL FOR HOLMES Committee Favors Legions Bill REBEL BASE IN GREECE BOMBED BYARMYPLANES Flyers Swoop Low Over Town Rake Streets With Gunfire CCopyriitlit 1935 b The ATHENS March 6 UP ron of Greek army squad airplanes swooped lowover Kavala the rebel base today bombing the houses and raking the streets with machine gun fire Government troops under Gen George Koondylis minister of war poured into the valley of the Stru ma attacking the rebels from the west General loannidea led a divi sion from the northwest and a di vision under General Gialystras bore down from the north The details of their operations and of the casualty lists were strictly censored Learn Rebel Boundaries It was learned however that the rebel territory extends from the Struma valley in eastern Macedonia into western Macedonia to a point rightly 10 miles east of Alexandro polis The northern boundary ex tends roughly along a line drawn near Seres and Drama but exclud ing Xanthi The southern boundary is the Aegean Operations were hindered by the cold rainstorm which descended on the battlefields yesterday The gov ernment were reported to which IgiiS of Sa lonika Turkey Bulearia Uneasy With decisive developments ex pected momentarily Turkey and Bulgaria were uneasily guarding their frontiers The tension caused by the mass ing of 80000 Turkish troops on th TurkoGreek and TurkwBulgarian boundaries waa temporarily re lieved as the Turkish government informed Greece through its minis ter at Ankara that it hoped the re volt would soon be quelled The Turn to page 3 column 7 Huey Long Files Formal Charges Against Farley Says He Will Run for Senate and Not for Governor WASHINGTON March 6 Senator Huey PLong DLa filed with the senate today formal charges against Postmaster General Farley and contended he would prove them if the senate would vote an investi gation of the cabinet officer The charges were filed in reply to a demand from the senate postoffice committee for a list of witnesses Long planned to present and the evidence he would seek to elicit from them The answer was read before the full senate just before the committee met for the third successive day to decide whether to grant Longs de mand for an investigation Will Call Witnesses Long said he would call officers of the concerns listed as occupying the private headquarters of James A Farley at 205 East Fortysecond street New York city and officers of Stewart and company one of the contractors he has charged were favored in bidding on public works projects Long announced to the senate his intention to seek reelection instead of running for governor of Louis iana as he once had contemplated His statement followed an asser tion by Senator Robinson DArk that it would be a God send to leave the senate if he were faced with the certainty of hearing the Louisianan three or four times day Will Run lor Senate The senator says he thinks my being here will relieve the senate of his presence Long declared Smil in The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy somewhat colder in east and central por tions probable snow in south east portion Wednesday night Thursday generally fair colder in southeast portion and rising temperatures in the northwest portion MINNESOTA Cloudy colder Jn extreme east portion Wed nesday night Thursday gener ally fair rising temperature in west and central portions IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour pe riod ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 47 Minimum in Night 15 At A M Wednesday 19 OTTUMWA TRACY FACING FLOODS Des Moines River Rapidly Rising as Other Streams in Iowa Subside DES MOINES March 6 lower regions of the Des Moines river were threatened by damaging floods today as the rapidly rising waters neared the flood stage at Ottumwa and Tracy Tracy reported the river had risen faster than anticipated to a stage of 125 feet this morning and Charles D Reed government me teorologist predicted the swollen stream would pass the flood stage of 13 feet by tonight The crest stage will probably be reached at Ottumwa Friday morn ing Reed saidj when the waters are expected to top the 10 foot mark Other Kivers Kecede Meanwhile other Iowa rivers were receding after rising to new marks at some cities and causing damage between and 000 and taking one life The American Red Cross today planned to rush aid for flood strick en homes in the low lying sections of Waterloo which were in the path of the rampaging Cedar river The Cedar having reached a crest of five feet above normal last eve ning today had gone down one foot to a stage of 168 feet Fortyfive refugees from River view addition lowland in the south east part of the city were taken to the armory building Thrown Into Water Lyle Keniston and Carl Wiese who had set out in a boat to save some pigs from an island were thrown into the water when their boat capsized Keniston made the island and Wiese hung in a treetop for 45 minutes until city firemen rescued them with a boat Francis Hester 8 drowned at Cedar Rapids when he jumped from a leaky boat in which he was play ing in the Cedar river The Iowa river at Marshalltown was receding after reaching a 17 year high mark er I would run for governor or for the senate but I know now Inow announce I will run for the senate First we hear he will run for the senate Robinson replied then for governor and now for the senate There was no announcement of how I would run Long said but added that now for the public good he would come back to the senate Capital Still Echoes Meanwhile the capital still echo ing with the furious words the Louisiana dictator and Democratic Leader Robinson flung at each other on the senate floor yesterday won dered how it all would come out Whether the Roosevelt forces would take any action to stop Longs headlong onslaught was no1 indicated There was no elaboration of Senator Robinsons roaring re mark yesterday that it was time for the senate to put Long in his pro per place Swears Vengeance Among the headliners upon whom Long has sworn to do vengeance are Robinson Postmaster Genera Farley and Hugh Johnson He was known to be preparing new assaults Another democrat Senator Josiah W Bailey of North Carolina got a prominent place yesterday on the list of men whom Long vows to re move from political life During the fast and furious exchange between Long and Robinson Bailey chal lenged the Louisianans veracity He said he was utterly unwilling to take Longs word for anything Unnecessary insult shouted Turn to Page 3 Column 6 CONDITION OF ALYCE SECOND DAY AFTER OPERATION BETTER FALL RIVER Mass March 6 condition of Alyce Jane McHenry Omaha girl operated on Monday for diaphragmatic hernia was reported as better today by doctors attending her at Truesdale hospital A bulletin signed by Dr George C King said the childs temperature was 1002 pulse 124 respiration 24 Dr Kings report showed the girls temperature pulse and res piration were nearer normal to day than yesterday when she was very uncomfortable Those watching Alyces battle for life since her stomach and other organs were taken from her chest cavity and returned to their proper place in the abdom inal cavity were more optimistic over her chances today They said however her condition still waa critical and that she had some time to go before she was out of the woods SENATE TO ASK REPORT ON PWA FROM TREASURY Roosevelt Brands Prices of Commodities Too Low Still Beh Claims That Toy Bank Refused to Buy Warrants Says He Offered WASHINGTON March 6 The house ways and means com mittee voted 14 to 11 today to con sider the American Legion bill for cash payment of the bonus as op posed to the Patman currency ex pansion bill This action was taken after an agreement to report a bo nus bill to the house for floor ac tion Two motions were voted upon The first adopted with only two or three dissenters was to submit to the house a bill for immediate and full cash payment of the bonus Then on a motion by Represen tative Cooper DTenn that the committee express a preference be tween the Patman currency expan sion and the Vinson orthodox fi nancing plans it voted 14 to 11 for the Vinson bill Consider Amendments Consideration of the Vinson bill for amendments was begun at the afternoon session Representative Vinson author of the bill which had the Legions support told newspaper men he hoped that the bill will get before the house this week The senate adopted the Byrd resolution calling on the treasury for an of the Man Killed 8 Hurt in Havana Machine Gunning Bombings HAVANA March 6 UP One man was killed at least eight were injured and mid town Havana was thrown into an uproar today as a machine gunning and several bomb explosions followed in the wage of strikes Sex Action Romance A fastmoving romance unusual in its setting with a wealth of color action and sex appeal A delight ful story that will hold your interest from the charming camp of the rov ing gypsies to the glittering lights of Broadway You will not want to miss a single installment of GYPSY GIRL By MCDONALD FEADER Beginning Friday March 8 in the GlobeGazette DES MOINES March 6 Carleton D Beh Des Moines in vestment broker today told the legislative investigating committee he offered the Toy National bank up to in anticipatory warrants at about 4 per cent in terest and was advised the bank was not interested Behs firm bought the 53500000 issue of anticipatory warrants against the state sinking fund at 5 per cent and the investment broker was called to appear for the second time before the commit tee which is investigating the trans action Yesterday James F Toy mem ber of the advisory board of the Toy National and head of a number of affiliated banks told the com mittee that if on investigation he had found the resources of the state sinking fund against which the warrants are issued satisfac tory he would have been willin to buythe entire issue at less than 5 per cent Didnt Buy a One Beh said he had read Toys tes timony and wished the committee to know that in December 1934 he offered the Toy National up to Sl000000000 at 1 per cent less than the Beh company was paid and that the bank didnt buy a one He did not receive a reply to his first letter and then called a Mr cashier of the bank about the offer Beh said After another telephone conversation and a letter he received he was ad visedthat the bank was not inter ested he said Beh agreed to sup ply the committee with copies of this correspondence Members of the committee point ing out that there was not a con flict in the testimony of the two witnesses said Toys statements were made as a prospective origin al purchaser of the issue and not after they had been sold to Beh No Minutes Kept Ross Ewing secretary of the state executive council was the second of the days witnesses He said no minutes were kept of the original which the war to Page 3 Column 3 allocated funds bad been ferred to other agencies of the gov ernment Senator Byrd D a critic of the pending relief bill said he wanted the informa tion to determine whether such a large additional amount for public works is needed PWA Fund Too Big He said he had information that more than half of the 000 appropriation remained un spent and that if this was so 000000000 more for public works is entirely too much Commenting on commodity prices President Roosevelt said to day he did not think a sufficiently high level had yet been reached to bring about the relative reduction of the debt burden desired by the administration Declining to discuss any sug gestion for further devaluation of the dollar Mr Roosevelt in re sponse to inquiries at his regular press conference said he did not Turn to page 3 column 4 Federal Judges Oral Opinion Brands NRA as Unconstitutional NEW ORLEANS March 6 In an oral opinion handed down to day Judge Wayne G Borah of United States district court herfe ruled the NRA unconstitutional In so ruling Judge Borah denied a petition of the government which applied for an injunction to re strain the Hammond Box Company Inc of Hammond La from violat ing the minimum wage and maxi mum price provisions of the lumber code AMENDMENTS TO PAY CUT ACT LOSE Three Proposed Changes Gi Down Under Democratic Attack in House DES MOINES March 6 Three amendments to the proposec salary reduction measure wen down under a democratic attack in the Iowa house today Democratic sponsors of the pay cut proposal held their forces to gether to defeat the three amend ments during a short morning ses sion One by Representative A H Av ery R of Clay to reduce the sal aries of the secretary of state stat treasurer state auditor and statf secretary of agriculture from to lost by a 36 to 66 vote The original measure sets the sal aries of the four state officials a Representative Phillip Roan R of Lee sought to eliminate the pro vision to cut the pay of guards a the penitentiary and reformatory but the members failed to agre and defeated the proposal 46 to 56 A revising amendment shifting the salaries of county auditors in counties of certain population of fered by Representative W A Ya ger D of Dickinson went down 48 to 57 The lower branch devoted its en tire session to consideration of the salary reduction bill amendments before adjourning until a m tomorrow Action was deferred on a fourth amendment offered by Rcprescnta live Robert Blue R of Wright Tracing Justice Holmes Career TAKEN BY DEATH 2 DAYS BEFORE 94TH BIRTHDAY J S Leaders to Meet on Friday to Honor Great Dissenter WASHINGTON March 6 soldiers funeral was prepared oday for Oliver Wendell Holmes Great Dissenter of the supreme ourt who died of bronchial pneu monia at a m just two days ihort of his ninetyfourth birthday On Friday which would have been his birthday had he lived the nations leaders will gather in All ils church to honor the man al most universally hailed as one of Americas foremost liberals Chief Justice Hughes and the other men who served with him on he nations highest tribunal will honorary pallbearers The burial n Arlington national cemetery will e a military one in recognition of the grievous wounds he suffered as a Union soldier in the Civil war Jloosevelts to Attend President Roosevelt will attend the burial service with Mrs Roose velt who also will be present at the uneral service Cabinet members congressional eaders and a host of government officials and plain private citizens joined the chief executive in expres sions of praise for the former jus tice Funeral plans were shaped by relatives in the unpretentious Eye street home where Mr Holmes suc cumbed to bronchial pneumonia while he slept Chief Justice Charles Hugfcei waa one ofthe lirrt to pay Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes retired member of the supreme court who died at his Washingtonhome is shown at top left as he appeared in 1862 He was 21 years old a Union captain in the Civil war At center he Is shown as he begun his legal work after the war ended photo at bottom left shows him in 1900 when he was chief justice of the Massachusetts stale supreme court Justice Holmes ap pears at right as he attended a white house reception in 1922 during his active membership in the supreme court Associated Press Roosevelt Is Saddened at Nations Loss Calls Justice Holmes One of Americas First Citizens WASHINGTON March 6 President Roosevelt issued a state ment today saying that the nation has lost one of its first citizens in the death of Oliver Wendell Holmes Expressing the personal sorrow of himself and Mrs Roosevelt the president said that the people of America mourn the death of the venerable and beloved justice One of First Citizens Oliver Wendell Holmes associ ate justice of the supreme court of the United States retired has left us The nation has lost one of its first citizens We cannot minimize the grief of his passing but we canfindsolace in the thought that he waswith us for so long His was the life of rare distinction Soldier scholar author teacher jurist and gallant gentle man he personified throughout his long career the finest American traditions Had Powerful Influence Endowed with the keen and piercing intellect which was mel lowed by kindly humor and under standing he had a powerful and beneficient influence upon the na tion Imbuedwith a high sense of justice and right he believed in the peaceful evolution of the new from the old He had a fine perspective of history as a continuous and liv ing thing and with courage and log ic believed in the shaping of gov ernment to changing conditions The people of America mourn the death of the venerable and beloved justice Mrs Roosevelt and I have had the high privilege of his friendship for many years and our sorrow at his passing is great John Burke Dies SIOUX CITY March 6 T Burke 37 local attorney and former assistant Woodbury county attorney died in a hospital here fol lowing a brief illness POOR RELIEF MAY COST IOWA MORE Herring Discusses Possibl Loss of Federal Help at Conference DES MOINES March 7 Iowa may be faced with providing 515000000 each year during th 19367 biennium for poor relief i the federal government should de cide to eliminate direct unemploy inent relief from its program Gov Clyde L Herring told a conferenc of legislators today The governors statement wa conditional upon plans of the fee eral emergency administration h said pointing out that during th last two years the national govern ment has allocated 532000000 t the state for needy families As yet the plans at Washingto have not been formulated Cover nor Herring told the representative and senators although tfie outldo on the appropriatio is at the presen time Conference Is Second The conference was the secon called by the chief executive t discuss with the legislators the f nancial conditions of countieth members of the general assemb represent E H Mulock Iowa n lief administrator presented 1 each legislator a recapitulation o his countys situation The 21 counties discussed at to days session are in much better shape than a similar number con sidered several weeks ago Mulock declared as most of the 21 have at least some credit In the prev ious group the majority had reached the limit of bonded indebt edness and five of them faced the prospect of being in the red after May 1 Cerro Gordo listed Mulock cited the following coun ties and gave their percentages of bonded indebtedness according to a survey conducted by the Iowa Re lief office in conjunction with coun ty auditors Adams 8913 per cent Audubon 11697 Bcnton Boone 94S5 Butler 8454 Brcmer 9367 Bu chanan 7703 Delaware 100 Black Hawk 61 Adair 7942 Bucna Tom to 3 Commit 31 A steady stream pitt ed in and out the door of the resi dence as yet bearing no outward sign that life had been stilled for the great liberal Men who once served as secre taries to Mr Holmes numbering more than 30 either were already in Washington or were on their way here from many parts of the nation Edward Holmes of Boston a nephew of the jurist and his closest relative said It was a peaceful ending to a long life We are thankful that there was no suffering throughout the illness Talked to No One The nephew who was present with several close friends and members of the household when Mr Holmes died said no one except doctors or nurses had talked to the former justice in the last week of his illness Holmes said a report that he had joked with his close friend Prof Felix Frankfur ter of the Harvard law school was due to a misunderstanding He ex plained that this incident had oc curred two weeks ago on a previ ous visit of the Harvard scholar When the supreme court con vened Chief Justice Hughes made the following announcement Court in Adjournment It is my sad duty to announce that our former colleague Mr Jus tice Holmes passed away this morning Peacefully painlessly and in the fullness of time 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