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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1933, Mason City, Iowa i f n i i i i I Li 1 t M r I North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRES3 LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWAJfS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 16 1933 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONB ECONOMY BILL NO 139 IN CASH TAKEN IN WODEN FARM HOME RAID Eisenman Struck Bound by Bandits Dazed by Loss WODEN Marcr by masked bandits who broke into their house beat tied and robbed them Mr and Mrs Oscar J Eisen man elderly pioneer couple of Bing ham township today lamented the of in currency which State and today on loss was taken from them county officers worked meaner clews in an effort to cap ture I he robber gang The money mostly in 20 bills of the old large size had been kept in a large box hidden in the bed room Mr Eisenman was reported to be suffering gashes this morning and was still dazed by his loss Mr and Mrs Eisenman who live on their farm two miles northwest of Woden were alone about oclock last night when the attack came A car drove up into their yard and parked so that the lights were directed on the house Men got out and knocked at the kitchen door but Mr tmd Mrs Eisenman refused to upen it Suffers ISlows on Head The bandits however pushed the cioor in Mr ELsenman protested and in a struggle received some glancing blows from a metal instrument on the left side his head which knocked him partly unconscious One of the men carried a sawed off shotgun and the others nadrevolv twine and tossed into a corner of the kitchen One of the bandits placed a gun to Mrs Bisenmans back and said If you dont get us the money well shoot right through you 6 Then Mrs Eisenman went into the bedroom and got the box con taining the money The box was eight inches wide and a foot long The bandits tied Mrs Eisenman to a chair ransacked the house and fled Bonds Are Overlooked We had planned to use part ol the money to pay the taxes Mrs Einsenman said this morning The money was musty as we had not touched it for some time The bandits overlooked in bonds and some deeds and certificates We were nearly ready to go to bed when the men came into the house After I was able to get one hand loose I worked my way stil tied to the chair to the table and cut the remainder of the with a butcher knife After untying Mr Eisenman both of us ran barefooted to the home of our son Clifford near here We were afraid the bandit might have gone there too We have no telephone and we called help from Cliffords house A call was put through to Titon ka and Dr Hamstreet Constable William H Ricklefs and Vigilante Fred Wentz came Dr Hamstreel said seven gashes were found on Mr Eisenmans head Mr Eisen man despite his painWould hardly remain still long enough for the physician to dress his wounds and voiced great disappointment that the money had been stolen Sheriff E P Hanson of Garner soon arrived and spent the night in vestigating the case State Agent Turn to PBCP 1 Col TO PRESIDENT Teachers Arrive From 16 North Iowa Counti tes Roosevelts Farm Relief Plan Ready President Decides to Put Off Message on Unemployment WASHINGTON March 16 President Roosevelt urged congress today to enact immediate legisla tion for agriculture relief Submitting at the same time a bill to carry out his ideas the pres ident said 1 tell you frankly that it is a ropes AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Its Jims own fault about bein henpecked You treat a woman like she was important an it dont take her long to get to believin it new and untrod path but 1 tell you with equal frankness that an un precedented condition calls 1or the trial of new means to rescue agri culture He asked for quick action for the simple reason that the spring crops will soon be planted and also to help the United States be in a better position to discuss prob lems affecting world crop surpluses at the proposed world economic conference Delays Other Message To accommodate uie congression al leaders he agreed to withhold the emergency unemployment plan un til tomorrow or later The president conferred over the elepbone with congressional lead ers and reached his decision to sep arate the farm and unemployment proposals inasmuch as they will have to go to separate committees Leasing by the government of nonprofitable marginal lands to withdraw them from production is one of tile elements of the bill Alay Extend Session President Roosevelt and Senator Robinson of Arkansas cratic leader considered today a program which would keep congress in session without recess in the hope of completing all business early in May Robinson said he expected it would be decided by the end of this week whether to go straight through with this congressional session without any recess SENATE HEARING R BILL VOTE Sheppard and Borah Assail Measure Certain of Approval WASHINGTON March 16 tVl 32 per cent beer and wine bill headed toward certain approval in the senate today despite con tentions by prohibitionists that it constituted nullification of the constitution Party leaders were hopeful of its approval by late afternoon as Sen ators Sheppard democrat Tex and Borah republican as sailed the measure The Texan a sponsor of eighteenth amendment told GRAINSADVANCE LIMIT ALLOWED AS MART OPENS Restrictions on Board of Trade Removed for Friday CHICAGO March 16 H Cluetten secretary of the board of trade announced in the pit a few minuter before closing time today that restrictions limiting prices will be withdrawn effective at the close of trading tomorrow March 17 The restrictions imposed by the directors before business opened to day limited price fluctuations on wheat to 5 cents a bushel corn 3 cents oats 2 cents rye 4 cents and barley 3 cents Practically all of the grains shot up to the limit of the restrictions on initial transac tions and remained there most of the day Oats was the only grain to fail to reach the limit falling short by only a fraction of a cent Advances Full Limit MINNEAPOLIS March 16 Wheat advanced the full limit al lowed by restriction and futures trading was resumed here today Trade was very active and general demand good the the senate the bill would result in un told waste and ruin to this re public Borah his voice booming to the crowded galleries said there was nothing in the bill to prevent return the saloon which he character ized as the most hideous institu tion with which civilized society ever had to deal The senate approved an amend ment to legalize wine as well as beer of 32 per cent by weight and subject to the same tax of 5 a bar rel STOCKS UP SLIGHTLY Ezekiel Appointed as Advisor for Wallace WASHNGTON March 16 TV Secretary Wallace today appointed Dr Mordecai Ezekiel his adviser a new post Ezekiel formerly with he department of agriculture and since 1930 chief economist of the arm board is an expert in correla ion analysis long an agricultural statistical hobby of the new secre tary NEW YORK March 1C Substantial profit taking held the stock market today though enough new buying was pro vided to support leading issues at pricea moderately above Wednes days sensational close Wheat and corn at Chicago jumped 5 and 3 cents a bushel re limit of fluctua tions permitted by the board of trade as trading was resumed Cot ton here had an extreme rise of 5350 to nearly a bale This strength in commodities kept stocks boiling during a very busy forenoon but advances of 51 to more than a share were sub sequently reduced in some in stances to a few cents The mar ket however became dull as quo tations eased from tbe highs Beer and farm implement issues con tinued strong Bond Trade Brisker Bond trading was much brisker than yesterday and at rising prices United States government bonds had advances ranging up to 20 a 1000 loan and the market was fenerally strong although subject to profittaking in the more specu lative sections As the stock market approached the last hour American Telephone was quoted at 510625 up 125 against an extreme rise of 5187 U S Steel had settled back to up 87 cents compared with a high of 53350 Owens Illinois Glass showed a net gain of 250 at 44 or under the top J I Case manufacturer of farm machinery held firm around up about General Electric was also strong up 51 to Morals Between Equals New Idea Says Mathews Takes Place of Old Conception of Authority The world is undergoing a change in its conception of morality but the change does not mean degener ation as many modern writers have arguad according to Dr Shailer Malhows dean of the Chicago Di vinity school who arrived in Ma son City Thursday morning to ad dress the opening session of the convention of the north central di vision of the Iowa State Teachers association Thursday night We are in the process of mak ng morality between equals to re place the old morality based on the idea of an authority issuing orders to do this or that said Doctor Mathews who was enjoying his morning pipe in the lobby of the Hotel Hanford after arriving on the train from Chicago He illustrated his statement bv taking up the status of women Women have never been persons that is up to the last few yeara vhen we allowed them to vote and them other recognition he added The idea until recently was that woman belonged to man was controlled by him and wasnt in any way his equal One of the re sults was two standards in judgin sex relations It is difficult to make a quanti DR SHAILEK MATHEWS tativc analysis of todays morality or to compare it with the morality of the past because of BO many changes that have taken place not only in material development but n our BANKS AT GLANCE Kraschel Auctioneer for Sale of Horses CEDAR RAPIDS March 16 OPt Lieut Gov Nelson Kraschel as auctioneer salt of 47 Belgian and Percheron stallions and mores rom the Holbert Horse Importing ompany at Greeley brought S26r 05 Top price was S2275 for a hampion Percheron stallion By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Program of reopening banks pro gressively rapidly near fulfillment with some sections operating 100 per cent normal Chicago board of trade and other exchanges dealing in products of the soil reopen All sections report deposits con tinuing in excess of withdrawals Mortgage guarantee companies of New York state under jurisdiction of state insurance department are permitted to reopen under new reg ulations Rush of funds for deposit in Phil adelphia leads to abandonment of plan to use scrip some of which al ready had reached public Rise in stocks on New iork ex change yesterday was greatest in 17 months Chicago Restaurants Prepare to Sell Beer CHICAGO March 16 lation for control of beer selling if and when pending in the state as semoly Includes a ban on the word saloun but the 741 applications granted in Chicago thus far are to hotels restaurants night clubs and department stores 231 IOWA BANKS BACK TO NORMAL 25 More State Banks Given Permission to Open With No Restrictions DES MOINES March 10 Twentyfive banks released today torn restrictions of senate file 111 irought to 140 the number of State mnks allowed to resume normal op erations since the banking holiday Including the national banks thus ar released from restrictions of the reasury department 231 Iowa banks now are operating on a nor mal basis The releases were announced by L A Andrew state superintend ent of banking and D W Bates deputy in charge of the emergency banking division Plan Further Releases Andrew said that bankers of the state are cooperating in a fine way Substantial improvements iu condition and cash positions are be ing made in every bank Farther re leases will be made as exaiunntions are completed and propei correc tions and reorganizations are made The banks released today were Afton Commercial State bank Dumont State Bank of Dumont bank Eldora Hardin County Trust and Savings bank Menlo Menlo Savings bank Seymour Sawyers Savings bank Bussey State Bank of Bussey bank Independence Far mers State Savings bank Alta Vis ta Alta Vista State bank Baxter State Savings bank Blcncoe Blen coe State bank Columbus Junction Columbus Junction State bank Ellsworth Farmers State Farm ersburg Farmersburg Savings bank Fontanelle State Savings bank Lake Mills Farmers and Mer chants State bank Manchester Farmers and Merchants Savings bank Marengo Iowa County Sav ings banks Montezuma Montezuma State bank Morley Jones County Savings bank Ogden City State bank Solon Solon Statebank Tcrril State Bank of Terril Wall Lake Wall Lake Savings bank Wright Farmers Savings bank Sioux City Farmers Loan and Trust company Licensed to Reopen State banks licensed yesterday lo reopen today include Citizens Savings bank of Ana moaa Boonevllle Savings bank of Booneville First State bank of Britt Center PointWalker Bank ind Trust company of Center Point Clinton Savings bank of Clinton Cresco State bank of Crcs co Citizens State bank of Donnell son American Trust and Savings bank of Dubuque Citizens Savings rank of Eldora Lee County Sav ings bank of Fort Madison Shelby County State bank of Harlan Turn to Pwrt Column n 7 Tax Reduction Bills Reported by Sifting Group Senate Declares Armistice as House Defeats Iowa Coal Preference DES MOINES March 16 Thestate senate sifting committee today reported back from placing on the calendar seven tax reduction bills as the senate moved forward In Its plan to give this legislation right of way The bills reported back by the newly appointed sifting committee which was named after an armis tice between tax revisiontax reduc tion forces were as follows Reducing the number of assess ment books assessing real estate every four yeara instead of every two cutting off the five per cent shrinkage tax limiting state print ing permitting school audits on petition requiring deputy sheriffs to obtain district judges permis sion for out of state trips requiring posting of cost bonds in ouster suits prohibiting public officers from drawing witness fees reduc ing the printing costs on tax lists reducing printing costs on constitu tional amendments eliminating county attorneys fees in liquor in junction and nuisance cases Defeat Mines Bill Meanwhile the Iowa house today defeated 48 to 08 the mines and mining committee bill which would have given Iowa coal and related products preference for public use The vote came after three hours of fiery debate The senate armistice came as that body met after recessingmucS of the morning when Senator Ueorge Patterson of Burl moved to refer all the remaining bills except tbe Beardsley combined tax bill to the sifting committee The bills sent to the committee by the adoption of his motion includcl his own net in come proposal the Harrington one half of one per gross income and a capital stock moneys and credits and real estate tax meas ures On the sifting committee which was named immediately by Lieut Gov Nelson Kraschel are five dem OPENING DAY CONVENTION FOR CLASS PROJECTS Chorus Performance to Open Forma Meeting Thursday Night Public school teachers from JG North low were gaUiering in Maon City Thursday to hoar I addresses p rlicipate in conferences and conduct the business of the annual convention of the north cen tral division of the Iowa Teachers association The early arrivals spent the day visiting Mason City schools where special projects were untier wuv in practically all departments while officers members of the sxecutive committee and chairmen of this var Uus local committees were in con sultation over the difforenl phases of the formal program watch was scheduled to get under way at the high school auditorium Thursday evening at oclock Among the early arrivals was Burma E Beard Webster City president of the association on OPERATES GAVEL Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March bank opened yesterday Instead of being there to draw my little dab out I didnt even go to town Shows you I heard Roosevelt on the radio Bankers should have over their desks this motto God bless Roosevelt God bless radio and then P S God bless interest But I am telling you that Roose velt should come ahead of inter est and all in the world it took to do these things was to forget about war debts disarmament Chinas plight Germanys plight and just concentrate one week on Americas plight America can carry herself and get along in pretty fair shape but when she stops and picks up the whole world and puts it on her shoulders she just cant get it done Yours WILL ROGFRS CopjriRht McNftllEhl SynrtlcMcl CONVENTION 1KOGKAM School Audi torium p North Central Division chorus Nobel Cain conductor Chicago Invo cation The Rev George K First Presby terian churchwelcome Supt R B Irons Mason City re marks and announcements Presi dent Burrus E Beard Webster City address The RisingGen eration and Its Moral Task Dr Shailer Mathews dean of Chicago Divinity school Friday High School Auditorium a a Good Morning Monday William Mc Andrews East Setauket L I N Y editor Educational Re view School nnd Society a a With Mahatma Gandhi in His Re treat Miss Nellie Lee Holt professor of religious education Stephens college for women Co lumbia Mo 2 p hold confer ences in 20 different groups in high school and Y M C A p of of the theater or chestras of the Mason City high school orchestra under the di rection of Marjoric B Smith p Migno nette presented by the Mason City high school seniors under the direction of Ruth Irons oral English Instructor Saturday High School Audi torium 9 a a Recon struction and the Schools Miss Agnes Samuelson state super intendent of public instruction Des Moines JO a a Schools George W Godfrey member of the state board of education Algona 11 a meeting whose shoulders rests the respon sibility of conducting the conven tion which besides having general sessions in which all members par ticipate will have 20 depiirtmetal conferences Among the activities Thursday was the rehearsal of the North Cen tral division chorus made up of more than 200 singers from all sec tions of Uie convention toiritory wlio were scheduled to appear on the program Thursday evening Dr Shailer Mathews dean of the Chicngo Divinity school wno was to be the feature speaker at the opening session arrived Thursday morning nnd addressed the Mason City Kiwnnis club at noon Mr Beard expressed his apprecia tion Thursday afternoon to Mason City residents who opened their homes to members of the chorus who arrived Wednesday to begin their rehearsals for the program Hughes to Ho Buried in Iowa CHICAGO March 16 Burial services for the Rev Richard D Hughes 51 a native of Colum bus City Iowa and pastor of the Emerald a ve n u e Presbyterian church are to be held at Cotter Iowa He died Tuesday BUKKUS K President North Central nwa Teachers HOUSE ACCEPTS 5 AMENDMENTS MADEBYSENAT Britain Has Netv Plan to Bring Peace Urges Equal Armies in Europe for France Italy Germany GENEVA Switzerland March 16 Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain pre senting a new plan for peace and security to tbe world dlsarmamcn conference today proposed an arm jf 200000 men for Germany doub ling the maximum limit set by the treaty of Versailles The armies of Italy and France would be reduced to the same nu merical strength but France would be permitted an overseas force of 200000 and Italy 0000 This would reduce the French urmy about onethird paralleling the proposal of President Hoover Suggest No Maximum No maximum was suggested for the British army nor docs tho plan Include an to limit nonEuropean forces Austrias effectives would be fixed at fiOOOO Hungarys 00000 and Bulgarias 50000 The French allies would be incd up Poland 200000 Rumania 150000 Czecbslovakia 100000 Russia would be given half a mil ion men The plan would extend the Lon don naval treaty to include France and Italy It also would extend the naval holiday on capital ships to all powers except Italy which would be permitted to build onc ship to balance the new French cruiser Dunkirk Germany Krecd Legally Germany would be freed legally From the naval restrictions imposed by the Versailles treaty but actu ally her naval power would be fixed at the present level until 1036 This proposed treaty would re main in force for five years Dur ng that period special international commissions would be created to at tempt conciliation nnd settlement of vexing political problems now disturbing Europe A second gen eral arms conference would be held just before tho expiration of the five year period Mr MacDonald admitted that thus far be had been unable to fig ure out a way to guarantee that civil aircraft will not be converted to war purposes Such a guarantee is essential to the abolition of mill All Changes Concurred in Designed to Protect Veterans WASHINGTON March 16 ilj Final congressional approval was given today to President Roosevelts request lor authority to trim gov ernmental expenses 5500000000 bv slashing veterans allowances and federal pay The measure carrying the au thority the second administration proposal to be acted upon by the extra session now goes to the while house for President Roosnvelts sig nature that will make it law On motion of Representative Mc Duffie Alabama chairman of the special economy committee the house today concurred in the sen ate amendments The bouse vote was 374 to 19 The Iowa delegation all voted for the bill as amended To Protect Veterans A11 the amendments adopted were for the protection of veterans President Roosevelt submitted the program to congress last Fri day in a special messuge It was passed by the house Saturday The five amendments put in the bill were accepted by the house after word came from the white house that they were acceptable to President Roosevelt The senate adopted five amend ments One would permit no inter ference in veterans aulta and an other would leave to the discretion of the president whether to make I filU1L V itary aircraft Limitation by Quantity Therefore he proposed limitation by quantity and suggested these sprcific figures For the United Stales fiOO air planes greit Britain r00 France 500 Japan 500 Italy 500 and smaller figures for other countries He did not suggest a maximum for Germany These figures are not like the laws of the Modes and the Per sians he said they can bo al tered service Permits Hato Changes A third forbade removal from the rolls of any veterans of direct serv ice connected disabilities but per mitting changes in the rates the fourth permitted no Spanish Amer ican veteran over 62 years old to be removed from the rolls although allowingfor a change in the rates and the fifth provided domiciliary care for tuberculosis or neu opsychiatrie veterans not traceable to war services Senator Robinson of Arkansas cbe democratic leader estimated the maximum cut in reductions would lot exceed 510000000 which would itill leave economics that might be effected at more than SfiOO 000 000 As ptissea R2 to 13 by the sen ate last night the measure in cluded u host of amendments al though only a few were considered of major import It was estimated that these took 510000000 from the total annual savings but tho bill still would give the presitlcnl authority to reduce veterans cx nn li Im 4 Col WIFE BEATENTO DEATH BY IOWAN Estherville Man Injures His Three Young Children Probably Fatally ESTHERVILLE March IB iVi Mrs Joe Berven 25 was beaten lr death and her three young children probably fatally injured by the hus band and father today The three children Elmer R mona 3 and Jackio M months arc not expected to live The tragedy occurred at house where the family lived on the farm of Olin Anderson father of ATrs Berven Berven used the barrel of n shot gun to crush the skulls of his wife and three children Then he walked to the Anderson house and in formed his fatherinlaw of his net He quietly accompanied officers who wore summoned to the Emmet county jail here Wea HEAR TALK OF WAR Talk of war and of armament races stirred various European cap itals Thursday while the beads of chief nations were getting together to try to avert threatening clashes Isolated instances which a few months ago might have passed al most unnoticed aroused fear and suspicion Premier MacDonald and Foreign Secretary Simon of England will IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy slightly cold er in north portion Thursday night Friday partly cloudy collier In east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning iMnvimimi Wednesday w Minimum In Night 29 At 8 A M Thursday 38 Thy mercury was apparently moving upward Thursday t ;