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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 20, 1935, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME 3 ME 11 S AI 3 T or i I M r A THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOLXLI B1VJS CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIBE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 20 1935 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 136 lowans in Washington Congress May Soon Decide Future of Agriculture By MUNRO KEZBR ASHINGTON March 20 lowans continue to play major roles in the con gressional drama which may de termine the fu ture course of a g r i c ulture in this country Secretary Wal lace Farm Ad ministrator Da vis and Dr A G Black are three of the prime movers in the drive to shift part of the pro cessingtax from hogs to other livestock in a new program to control feed grain production Senator Louis Murphy turned his rapier like questions and quick wit on numerous witnesses before the senate agricultural committee to dominate much of the attention during hearings on proposed amend ments to the agricultural adjust ment act Leaders in Move Representatives Guy M Gillette Cherokee democrat and Fred C Gilchrist Laurena republican were leaders in the move to force con sideration by the house of a bill passed the senate which would lower interest rates to be charged for new land bank loans Representative Lloyd C Thurs ton tall whitehaired republican from Osceola and veteran of the delegation led a protest against a tendency to concentrate activities of the federal government experi ment states at a site near Wash ington In the background of these cur rent moves to furnish new solu tiona to phases of the farm prob lem lurked Representative Edward C Eicher Washington Iowa derno crat waiting for a favorable op FRENCH SEND GERMANY PROTEST Iowa to Plant Nearly 10 Million Acres of Corn to press for adoption o his pton the fanner cos W Jtt Speaker Representative Hubert Utter back of Des Moines democrat ant Iowa member of the DeMolay granc council was the principal speaker at a meeting here last week1 o Washington DeMolay members By coincidence his secretary Thomas Crocker was the principa speaker the same night at a meet ing of Iowa State college alumni Crocker replaced Dean T R Agg oi the colleges engineering division who had been expected to attend Mail Stacked High Mail on proposed legislation to abolish utility holding companies is stacked high on the desks of Rep resentative Otha D Wearin Hast ings democrat The young Iowa congressman started out to an swer all the utility company corre spondence personally but it has poured in so rapidly some of his aides have begun to wonder how it ever can be answered at all Old timers on capitol hill say they neveihave seen anything like the quantity of mail which has tome in on the holding company question Philippines Saturday to Start on Final March to Freedom WASHINGTON March 20 The Philippines on Saturday will begin their final march to indepen dence With a flourish of his pen President Roosevelt in the presence of a large delegation of Filipinos will officially approve the constitu tion of the islands new common wealth government The commonwealth will be set up as soon as the constitution is accepted by the Filipino people and elections are held FORECAST IOWA Cloudy and colder in the west and central portions and showers in the east part Wednesday night Thursday partly cloudy and much colder with possible snow flurries in the northeast MINNESOTA Cloudy rain turning to snow in east and north portions Wednesday night and probably in extreme east portion Thursday morning much colder beginning late Wednesday night with moder ate cold wave Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 52 Minimum in Night 34 At 8 A M Wednesday 41 Rainfall Trace SHOWSINCREASE OF MILLION OVER HARVESTOF1934 Nations Crop Planting to Be Sleghtly More Than Last Year DES MOINES March 20 Iowas 1935 corn acreage is expect ed to be 9724000 acres or 163 per cent less than the 11612000 acres which was the average liar vested in the two year period 1932 33 Leslie M Carl senior agricul tural statistician of the U S de partment of agriculture offices hen announced today The average harvested in 1934 was 8760000 The indicated Iowa oats acreage for 1935 as of March 1 is 5880000 acres compared to 4900000 in 1934 and 6243000 acres in 1933 the monthly crop report stated Similar Relationship The report continued The early season reported plant ing intentions have been analyzed and interpreted to a potential har vestacreage base assuming that the growers planting intentions for 1935 will bear somewhat similar re lationship to the acreage eventually harvested as has prevailed in the past Adjustments may be said to allow for average difficulties at planting time loss of planted acre age from various causes and similar exigencies May Be Adjusted lationship to the corn acreage ad justment program may be cause for considerable adjustment in the planl acreage In some communities the retired corn acreage will be fully 30 per cent of the 193233 average acreage while in other sections the amount retired will probably exceed 10 per cent by only a small margin The figures are to be considered only as indicative of the probable acreage for harvest judging by plans now reported by growers They are offered primarily to assist growers generally in making such further changes in their planting as may seem desirable Increase for Nation WASHINGTON March 20 The nations farmers have reported to the department of agriculture they intend to plant corn this year on an area equal to 95692000 acres for harvest and that spring wheat plantings will be on an area equal to 17847000 acres for harvest Last years corn harvested acre age was 87486000 and produced 1380718000 bushels the smallest crop since 1S81 because of the se vere drought The 1933 harvested acreage was 103260000 with pro duction 2351658000 bushels and the 1932 acreage 108668000 with production 2906873000 bushels Last years spring wheat harvest ed acreage was 9290000 with pro duction 91435000 bushels The 1933 harvested acreage was 19425000 producing 178183000 bushels and the 1932 acreage was 21898000 producing 267497000 bushels DUST STORM IN WESTERN IOWA Possible Snow Flurries to Welcome Spring Arrival in State COUNCIL BLUFFS March 20 source of last years drought swirled into western Iowa from Kansas and Nebraska plains reducing visibility in Council Bluffs to less than two blocks United Air Lines planes were grounded at Omaha Wind velocities ranged as high as 30 miles an hour The storm was increasing in in tensity this afternoon Although Council Bluffs and vic inity had numerous severe dust storms last year this is the first experienced here this season Iowa Forecast Colder DES MOINES March 20 Spring will officially arrive in Iowa omorrow accompanied by much colder weather throughout the state and possibly snow flurries in he northeast portion Acid Burns Fraternity Pledge Paul Meyers 19 may be permanently scarred by burns suffered when his was smeared uith a silver nitrate solution during a fraternity initiation near Little Rock Ark Six other pledges were smilarly treatnd and possible prosecution of members of the fraternity has been discussed Associated Press Move to Rewrite Basic Sciences Bill Rejected Iowa Senate Votes to 7 Against Mason Substitute DES MOINES March 20 UP A rewriting of the basic sciences bill was rejected today 7 to 43 as the state senate spent its second day on the controversial measure Senator E I Mason tP of SBS substltuterfopthemeasure under consideration in which he termed a petty larceny bill brought before you by the American Medical association Mason said his own bill would protect the underdogs who include not only the chiropractor but the citizens of Iowa who should have first consideration Amendment Defeated A vote of 14 to 33 defeated an amendment by Senator Carolyn C Pendray D of Maquoketa which would have required applicants for renewal of licenses to have taken a postgraduate course of study It would have applied to those seeking renewal of licenses to prac tice medicine and surgery osteo pathy and surgery dentistry phar nacy optometry embalming po diatry or chiropractic As introduced it would have re quired that before renewal of their icenses July 1 1937 and once ev ery five years thereafter should have completed a they post SCAVENGER TAX SALE ACT PASSED Adoption by House Finishes Legislative Action on DES MOINES March 20 CSV Final legislative action was com pleted today on the senate bill to permit public bidding and purchase on real estate and scavenger tax sales when the house approved the measure 97 to 0 Under its provisions counties are permitted to protect them selves against property tax losses to bid in any property offered at scavenger sale on which no private bid is made or on which other bids are less than the total taxes and fees due Such publicly acquired property would be held and administered by county boards of supervisors and eventually resold at a price not less than the tax bill Various levying bodies would each be charged a share in the public purchase price equal to their outstanding taxes against it No actual money would be required to be paid To Increase Collections The measure according to author Senator Ora E Husted R of Truro is aimed to increase back tax collections and prevent losses under the present system in which valuable properties under heavy tax may be purchased at small sums and the taxes lost House adoption of the bill came after members defeated by ac clamation an amendment offered by Representative Phillip F Roan R of Lee which sought to grant an additional two year extension of the period in which owners could redeem property bid in by the coun ty An effort by Representative J F Johnston R of Lucas to defer action on the bill was defeated 88 to 5 On Special Order graduate course of study in ad vance knowledge and developments of his profession of at least three months 33 Changes Proposed Masons suggested changes were among the 33 proposed amendments which had been filed when the sen ate resumed its work before well filled galleries of visitorswho yes erday packed the chamber to listen o the debate Yesterday the senate rewrote the jill by adopting recommendations of its committee on public health At that time it also defeated an attempt to sidetrack the much dis cussed measure by sending it back to committee In its present form the measure rovides for examination of appli cants for licenses to practice medi cine surgery chiropractic osteo athy and other healing arts in six basic sciences Would Increase List The sciences listed as including anatomy physiology chemistry athology bacteriology and hy Senator Mason proposed to in irease this list of required basic ciences tonine by adding to it ihiropractic symtornatology natur ipathid diagnosis and physiological hemistry and osteopathy thera lUtics You are asking the chiropractors I o become proficient in things he oes not use Mason said The Sfofp Procpntc Its hiropractor for example doesnt f reiCIHSs 115 se surgery why should he be re utred to take it It is just as reasonable to ask he chiropractor to take an exam nation from the medical association s to ask medical association to take n examination in Blackstone Increase in Board Masons amendments would have hanged the membership of the ex mining board from five to seven nd provided that it be composed of Tnrn to 2 eolnmn J its FIGHT INCREASE IN RELIEF BILL TO 10 BILLIONS Senate Rejects Schalls Amendment House at Work on Bonus WASHINGTON March 20 Encouraged by the senates refusal to slash the workre lief fund administration leaders to day turned confidently to the task of defeating a motion to boost the figure to This amendment was fathered by Senator LaFollette prog It came up for senate consideration as the house began its second day of debate on the cash bonus issue The senate started off another long tussle over the bill by over whelmingly rejecting an amendent by Senator Schall R to liquidate half a dozen federal emer gency corporations within 90 days The vote was 69 to 10 Accuses Corporations Schall charged these corporations such as the surplus relief corporai tion interfered with the inherent constitutional rights by competing with private business Clarence Darrow noted criminal lawyer was a capitol headliner to day as he assailed NRA before the senate finance committee sugges ting complete elimination of the code structure His humorous and informal manner of talking often started laughter in a big crowd ol New King Is Bright Student conference President Roosevelt puffed a cigaret and told reporters this government was maintaining the general principle of a good neighbor and hoped this principle would be extended to Europe This was in reply to questions about the German armaments situation Other developments Piled Up Surplus Testimony that the United States Steel corporation had piled up 96 000000 in surplus during the war under pretense it was necessary for enlarging plants was given to the senate munitions committee by John T Flynn the writer on the staff of the investigators A while earlier President Roose velt said the administration and the munitions committee were working oward the common objective of taking profits out of war and that egislation this session appeared pos The house voted today 58 to 41 to take up as a special order of business Friday at 10 a m the bill for merging the fish and game com mission and state conservation boards Among other measures approved by the house were three other sen ate bills on which action is now completed and which go to the governor for signature They in clude one to make permits re uired for gas tax refunds perma nent instead of annual adopted 92 to 7 one to reduce from 5 to 4 Turn 1o Page 2 Column 3 Testimony in Trial of Torture Robbery ALBIA March 20 testimony in the trail of Edward Bickford of Eddyville charged in connection with the torture robbery of Mrs Martha Detar 74 year old recluse passed the halfway after Robert Shoemate of Licking Mo spent five hours on the stand re lating details of the robbery Entered on Record A letter from Secretary Swanson expressing disapproval of Com mander Ralph D Weyerbackers of fer to serve as technical adviser to an aviation concern will be entered upon the naval aircraft procure ment officers service record Alfred Hagg chief of the ship Ding boards division of research old the house merchant marine committee the United States mer chant marine is second in numbers hird in tonnage in the world car ryingtrade fifth in speed and last in efficiency among the six leading nations A white house bulletin said The condition of Secretary Howe is ex tremely critical His strength is steadily failing Act Without Authority A statement by Senator Dieterich DI11 implying that the senate interstate commerce committee was starting an investigation of rail road financing without authority nearly disrupted a meeting of that group on the Wheeler resolution proposing the inquiry The limited market that would be open to public utility holding com pany securities after liquidation forced through their the WheelerRayburn abolition by bill in 1940 At Lausanne Switzerland the youthful new king of Slum former Prince Anandu siis proudly at the head of a class of other youngsters intent on learning the culture of western civilization until the day when he must return to his kingdom He is regarded as a bright pupil As sociated 1ress State Relief WaitedHere Committees Plan to Settle Strike Is Turned Down Word was being awaited Wednes day afternoon by the Cerro Gordo county relief administration from the state headquarters as to whether the citizens committees recommendation of a new wage sur vey as a means of settling the relief workers strike would be carried out The wage committee turned down the citizens committee proposal of abolishing all wage scales until the survey was completed on the grounds that this would destroy the possibility of resuming work relief Because after abolishing the wage scales we would again face the same controversy in attempting to adopt jw ones Cover 60 Trades The wage scales ccver 60 trades and classifications and to abolish these and attempt to establish new ones would based upon the present difficulty with one classification be almost insurmcffltable the resolu jons of the wage committee stated The extended controversy that would result from abolishing 60 wage scales and endeavoring to es tablish new ones probably would hinder this county from being in josition to quickly accept federal under new legislation now pending Hickox For Proposal Both A M Schanke relief ad ministrator and E G Morse busi ness representative voted against the proposal to abolish all wage scales pending a survey while C W iickox labor representative voted n favor of the plan The relief workers at a meeting Tuesday night voted to continue the picketing of projects Harry Owens mported strike leader was direct ng most of the procedure at the meeting was emphasized to the house inter Qnnpnrlprl SpnfPTlfP On state commerce committee by Wil OUSpenUCU jeilieilLC Ull Liquor Charge Given in Court of Palo Alto liam Chamberlain chairman of the United Light and Power company Chicago Patman Is Confident In the house discussion of the bonus leading toward a roll call Sat urday or early next week Repre sentative Patman D Texas con tended he saw signs that his bill to pay the veterans with new currency had enough strength to override a veto The house was told by Represen tative Vinson DKy however that the Patman plan would not pass the senate I fear this bill will kill two birds with one cause of Turn fo pner 2 column S EMMETSBURG March Gruwell of Spencer arrested at Electric park north of Ruthven sev eral weeks ago on charges of il legal transportation of liquor pleaded guilty before Judge George Heald in district court here Tues day afternoon and was sentenced to three months in the Palo Alto county jail Sentence was then sus pended Gruwell was arrested on charges filed by J K Maple pro prietor of the resort at Electric park and released on 5500 bond im posed in a Ruthven justice court RESTORE ORDER Two NegroesBadly Hurt in Night of Marauding and Disorder NEW After a YORK March 20 ht of riot and hoodlum marauding hundreds of policemen brought a semblance of order today to Harlem the vast Negro district Two Negro rioters were in crit ical condition in Harlem hospital One Charles Alston jumped from the roof of a six story tenement in the last foray shortly before dawn Alston and three other Negroes were sharpshooting at a polceman from the roof When surrounded Alston jumped In Critical Condition Another Negro one of the guerilla bands that raged through the dis trict after the false report that a Negro youth was beaten to death by white store clerks was also in a ARRANGE FOR 3 POWER MEET IN PARISSATURDAY British Agree to Take Part in Conference To Send Eden Copyright 1035 bjThe Associated Press PARIS March 20 to day sent a note of protest to Berlin against Germanys rearmament de cided to ask the league of nations to take action and was warned by Premier PierreEetienne Flandin that she must be vigilant in the face of a rearmed Germany The French government succeeded in arranging a tripartite conference Saturday in Paris between represen tatives of the French nation and of 3reat Britain and Italy and it was earned authoritatively that a sim ilar conference has been arranged Eor an unspecified place in northern Italy after Sir John Simon the British foreign secretary has had a chance to talk to Relchsfuehrer Hit ler in Berlin next week French authorities said they be ieved that Sir John while in Berlin would learn exactly what Hitler in tends to do about peace pacts and the league of nations and likewise would be able to estimate whether Germanys military preparations were dangerous Premier Flandin went before the French senate gave it a description of Frances military power and said he had complete confidence in the countrys fighting strength1 condition from gunshot critical wounds Ten persons were shot in the out break White hoodlums battled fre quently with Negro marauders More than 100 whites and Negroes many of them radical agitators who seized the opportunity for propa ganda purposes were in cells await ng arraignment in Harlem and Washington Heights courts during he day The courts were under heavy guard Report Boy Killed Scores were believed injured in he rioting It spread sporadically over Harlem after excited throngs of Negroes spread the word that the youth was killed in pilfering a Docketknife In reality the store manager had turned the boy loose although he had bitten the two floorwalkers who caught him Not until 2 a m hours after the trouble the police find the boy to prove he was alive Then he sat alone in a police station indifferent to the hysteria which raged about him Bedlam of Noise Harlem was a bedlam with shots screeching sirens of police cars clanging fire apparatus called out by numerous false alarms and the clamor of the rioters Roving bands of Negroes assault ed white persons or smashed win dows and fled at the approach of policemen Officers and detectives repeatedly fired into the air to dis perse rioters and on occasion shot to bring down their man Two stores were set on fire In each case the damage was confined to the premises Shot in Abdomen Let it burn spectators shouted to firemen Lyman Quarterman 34 year old Negro was in Harlem hospital in a critical condition from a gunshot wound in his abdomen An uniden tified white man his skull fractur ed was reported dying in the same hospital Gapt Anthony XBden lbtd seal to Paris Saturday for ference with representatives of France and Italy on the subject of Germanys rearmament It was officially announced that Captain Eden would represent Great Britain that Fulvio Suvich Italian undersecretary for foreign affairs would represent Italy and that Pierre Laval foreign minister of France would be their host The British were described as having yielded to pressure brought to bear by France and Italy for the conference Simon Not to Attend It was said that Sir John Simon foreign secretary who goes to Ber lin with Captain Eden Sunday for conversations next Monday and Tuesday would not attend the Paris conference because he wants to do nothing to damage what the British believe to be satisfactory progress toward their goal of get ting Germany back into the league of nations The cabinet was understood to have opposed the idea of sending a large group of ministers Officially it was stated that the at the conference was being suggestion of the British ment and that the decision to call the conference was made after a consultation with the French and Italian governments relative to their desires for such a meeting Cabinet Hears Report The cabinets decision was made at its regular Wednesday session Sir John presented to his colleagues a report on yesterdays consulta Turn i Pace 2 Column 4 OUT OF ORDER There is scarcely a community that does not have organizations of some kind and wherever there is an organization there must be a sys tem of rules to govern it for its existence implies that parliamen tary procedure will be observed Usually the dominant persons in these organizations or groups are those who know the rules Dont he one who doesnt know a motion to reconsider from a left handed mon key whench The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederick J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for booklet on Parliamentary Law Name Street City State to Washington D C ;