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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT iMAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 23 1933 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE IV NO 145 Banking of Past Years Justice Department Expected to Make Allowances H y KM m f 4 1 tj i ten m f ftf i I By CHAKLES V STEWART Central Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON March 23 of sound bank ing in future is all very well but i there to be no retribution fo shockingly ba banking in th past This question is being put up to the adminis t r a t i o in mor and more ur gently as it be comes increas ingly apparen that compara lively few of th i n a t i t u tions which have no yet re o p ened since the mora torium are like ly to pay out in full under the c o n s e r vaton now in chargi Homer Citinmlhpi of their affairs It is a question for the jus tice department to answer Quite naturally Attorney Genera Homer S Cummings will requir considerably more time than he has had before arriving at a decision how to act The senates stock market inves tigating committee already had be gun to dump testimony on his pred ecessors desk while President Hoover was still in the white house The volume of it now from that and other sources is enor mous Neither justice nor treasury de partment officials are communica tive Will Make Allowances Still there are enough leaks to justify the statement that both groups agree upon the necessity they will be under to make manj allowances partly because of laxi ties in American banking laws partly bepausB 6f the widespread nciai prevailed 1 r That is to say was so rampant while socalled pros Tlirti to K Column 3 DEFY DEATH TO SAVE THEIR JOBS 700 Polish Coal Miners n Fifth Straight Day in Damp Pits WARSAW Poland March 23 than 700 coal miners at Klimonlow defying death to save their jobs have begun their fifth successive day in dark damp pits underground They refused to come to the sur face unless the government guar anteed their jobs From Saturday until last night the striking miners refused food They finally broke their fast as they began their fifth night in The mine shafts after previously declin ing food which had been taken down to them But instead oc ccming out they decided to send representatives here to present their pleas to the government The mine operators had announced plans to flood the shafts in which the men worked and to prevent this action the men liave remained at their posts since the close of work Saturday night Their wives anil children picketed the pitheads Operators decided to flood the shafts because the government re fused to allow a 15 par cent wage cut after ordering a 17percent re duction in the price of the cial The strikers cut telephone wires connecting with the mine snafts AUNT MET By Robert Quillen He acted right peeved when that man slapped his wife so the boys ought to o known hed fight if they kicked his dog HITLER MADE GERMAN DICTATOR Patterson Leads Drys in Attempt to Block Consideration DE3 MOINES March 23 Consideration of the bill setting up machinery for a constitutional con vention on repeal of the eighteenth amendment was begun this after noon afterLieut Gov N G Kraschel overruled a point of order blocking the action The ruling came on a point raised by Senator George Patterson of Burt that introduction of a bill carrying an appropriation by the sifting committee violated rule 24 of the senate rules Kraschel held that rule 24 applied only upon the introduction of bills and that once a bill was introduced the limitation could not be invoked Read for Third Time The bill had already been intro duced and was being read for the bhird time when Patterson raised his point of order An attempt was made to suspend the rule before Kraschel was called upon for an opinion but the motion for suspension requiring a two thirds favorable vote lost by two votes 30 to 18 Rule 2i requires that all bills carrying appropriations which are Introduced after the third legisla tive day in March miuit toesponsored bythe appropriations committee Pattersons move to block the bill was the first gun fired by antire peal forces in their effort to pre vent a state convention this sum mer to deal with the congressional epeal resolution Rule Does Not Apply As the senate reconvened at Irwin of DeWitt told tlw senate that he did not believe rule M was applicable to the cpnstitu jonni convention measure It simply applies to the intro duction of a bill and is not appli cable to the measure at this time ior is the vote on suspension Sen1 itor Irwin said He contended further that the ob ections had not been raised prev ously so would not apply when the bill was on third reading and final massage Bucked by Valentine Senator John K Valentine of Centerville democrat supported Senator Irwins statement Lieut Gov Kraschel then ruled hat the objections made by Sena or Patterson were not valid Senator Patterson then raised a urther point of order that there rere bills ahead of the constitu ional convention measure on the enate calendar which should be considered first Meanwhile democratic members if the house were summoned today ly Speaker Miller for a caucus to tight House Caucus Called It was indicated the party will lesignate floor leaders and dcter une upon a policy toward the pend ng beer bill and the measure to rovide for a constitutional conven ion to consider ratification of the epealer to the eighteenth amend ment Following is the morning roll call n the motion to suspend the rules Aschenbren er Byers Chrystal Cooney Coy endall Fisch Frailey Geske Har ington Hlcklin Irwin Kimberly flemmc Myer of Bremer Miller of 3uchanan Miller of Jones Moore Tullaney Reese Reolofs Schmidt bangle Stevens of Decatur Stev ns of Wapello Topping Valentine Wenner White McArthur Votes No Beardslcy Beatty Bennett Booth Cajhoun Garden Elthon Hill Hopkins Hush Husted Knudson McArtnur Nelson Patter son Pendry Stanley Wilson A call of the house preceded con deration of e m tn j requiring ihe present t of overy member The galleries were jammed in anticipation of a floor battle over the measure Previously the senate had passed Turn In Iine 4 Column ft PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SIGNS BEER BILI 5 Acts to Open Beer Taps Machinery in Acts Signing Doran Pledges Self to Keep Bootleggers Out of Trade WASHINGTON March 23 ll The federal government today moved swiftly to open the beer taps through which a legal 32 brew will flow to Americas thirsty after midnight April G Machinery to license brewers was set in motion by Dr James M Doran industrial alcohol commis sioner who pledged himself to keep bootleg beer racketeers out of the legalized industry Government officials acted a day after President Roosevelt signed into law a bill which permits the sale of beer and wine of 32 per cent alcoholic content The presi denta action signaled the end of the absolute prohibition which has prevailed since 1920 Plan Court Battle Leaders of prohibition organiza tions meantime made plans for testing the laws constitutionality and for blocking the sale of beer by injunction They served notice of a determined court battle Government officials estimated that an annual revenue of 000000 to will be re BEER IN MINNESOTA ST PAUL March were being made to rush house approval of the state beer bill which Tuesday passed the sen ate 56 to 9 The bill was expect ed to be signed by Governor Ol son in time to allow sale of the brew on the first day permitted under the national law April 7 Los Angeles Feels Slight Earth Shock LOS ANGELES March 23 A slight earth tremor was felt In Los Angeles at a m today It lasted less than three seconds and did no damage turned Already the internal reve nue has begun distribution of reve nue stamps which will bring in the 55 tax on every barrel After midnight April 6 the le galized beverages may be sold in at least 14 Cali fornia Illinois Indiana Kentucky Missouri Montana Nevada New Jersey New York Oregon Penn sylvania Washington and Wiscon Also in Connecticut It may be sold also in Connecti cut if an opinion expressed by Kenneth Wynne executive secre tary to Governor Cross is fol lowed He held the Connecticut Tum THRU4 Cnlumn 71 TEACHERS FACE CRfMlMlifT Sioux City School Board and Principals Charged With Violating Law SIOUX CITY March 23 Criminal action and also ouster proceedings are to be filed against members of the board ofi Relief Not school principals and teachers who have been active In con trary to law Assistant County At torney Maurice Rawlings announced today The actions are to be based on alleged participation by board members principals and teachers in circulating petitions opposing enactment by the state legislature of a law combining city and school elections in Sioux City Mr Rawlings stated that he was under the direction of Attorney Max Duckworth Need Not Waive Crop Liens to Permit Loans WASHINGTON March 23 Senator Capper Ft Kans yester day told newspapermen he had been advised by Secretary Wallace that landlords and other lien holders would not have to waive liens on crops to permit federal production loans acting County who is out of the city Influence Legislature The informations will charge the defendants with issuing circulars designed to influence the voters of the legislature in violation of the state laws which require that any such circular must bear the address and name of the chairman and sec retary or two other officers of the organization causing the circular to e distributed Penalty for viola tion of the law is 30 days in jail or a fine of iflOO or both Mr Rawlings stated that either his afternoon or tomorrow a peti ion also would be circulated among he votersasking for the removal of every member of the school board because of political activity Obtains Affidavits He said he had obtained affidavit rom five school pupils stating that hey hadbeen threatened with se vere punishment if they did not ob am the signatures or their parents m petitions protestingagainst the mification of city and school elec ions here The investigation is an outgrowth f the movement among teachers ind school executives to combat the Harrington election bill which re cently was passed in the state sen ate The bill provides that hcre Rfter Sioux City school elections hall be held every even numbered ear at the same time as the city lection Terms of members of the loard of education would be ex tended to six years Reforesting Miss Perkins Answers Criticisms of Low Wage Scale WASHINGTON March 23 isd Frances Perkins told a con gressional committee today that the purpose back of the presidents re forestation measure was to afford relief not jobs In her first appearance as secre tary of labor before a congression committee Miss Perkins replied objections against the proposed al to 530 a month wage scale Not Real Iolis These arc not jobs in the true sense of the word she said in ask ing tnat the measure be regarded as a relief program and not an em ployment plan Miss Perkins stood at the end of the long committee table to give her views to the joint session of the nous and senate labor committees Would Amend Bill She appeared after R Y Stuart chief of the forestry service had asked the committee to amend the bill to allow the use on private lands of the civilian conservation corps that would be created by the bill At present its use would be restricted to publicly owned property and most of this is west of the Missis sippi Meanwhile Secretary of War Dern said today one of the first steps in carrying out President Roosevelts reforestation relief plan would be o Chicago Detroit Cleveland arid similar congesteti districts of jobless men Two Workmen Die in Crude Oil Still Fire ELIZABETH N J March 23 UP which started today in a crude oil still at the Bayway refin ery of the Standard Oil company took the lives of two workmen An other won badly burned one was injured nnd four more required emergency treatment for slight burns Bankhead D Gore D and Senator Cochran Trial Jury Selected to Decide Iowa Farmers Fate ELK POINT S Dak March 23 Selection of a jury to hear the evidence against Nile Cochran Mo ville Iowa farm strike picket who Is accused of murder in connection with the milk war killing of R B Markell February 3 was completed in circuit court here late yesterday Opening arguments by the attor neys were begun immediately fol lowing the completion of the jury Oil Station Robbed of DES MONKS March 23 Leaving the attendant H B Fow ler hound on the floor two bandits robbed a filling station here of 1S early today Fowler was released by a newsboy Michigan Prison Camp Fugitive Takes Poison BUTTE Mont March 23 Harry Bushen fugitive from a Michigan prison camp arrested here 1 week ago committed suicide in the county iaii today by noisoninir Soon after there arrived Speaker Rainey Senator Wagner D N Chairman Stcagall of the house banking committee Senator Mc Adoo D Senator Smith D S chairman of the senate ag riculture committee Henry Mor genthau Jr chairman or the Carm board and Prof W I Myers Mor gcnthaus assistant These two have been workingout the details of the program similar to the Canadian plan which is to be presented for congressional ap proval Referred lo Committee Meanwhile the Roosevelt farm bill was referred by the senate to the agriculture committee which plans to meet tomorrow to take it up Hundreds of amendments have been drawn by senators who seek to revise the measures provisions for investing unprecedented pow ers in tbe secretary of agriculture for controlling crop surpluses In addition Senator McNary of Oregon republican leader said he would ask for hearings a move which would delay the speed of the measure lowans voting for the farm bill when it passed the house yesterday were Gilchrist and Thtirs ton republicans and Eicher Jacob sen and Willford democrats Op posed were Biermann Gillette and Wearin democrats Iowa Senate Debates Repeal Convention Bill POINT OF RAISED TO HALT MOVERULED OUT FARM FINANCIN BILL CALLS FOR ISSUE OF BONDS Expect Message Soon Farm Bill in Senate Committee WASHINGTON March 23 Speaker Rainey told riewspnpermen the treasury today was consider ingand congress shortly will re ceive a recommendation from Pres ident Roosevelt Cor enactment of a farm mortgage refinancing plan calling for the possible issuance ai two billion dollars worth of bonds A tentative draft of the bill is in the hands of Secretary Woodin for any suggestions he might have to make Rainey said He predicted that for the sake of spsed this bill will be added in the senate to the farm price fixing bill we passed yesterday Calls For DoiuJs As the measure now stands Rainey asserted it called for a Ijonc issue to provide funds for the re financing The bond issue might reach S2 000000000 but we hope it wont go over 51000000000 the speakei aaid Congressional leaders this morn ing had been summoned to the white house for a discussion of farm mortgage refinancing plans which President Roosevelt expects to sub mlt to the national legislature in the next It is likely that the legislation will be tacked on to the administra tion farm relief bill which reached the senate today after passage late 3e5terday by the house Gather at White House Among those who gathered at the white house executive offices were Senator Robinson of Arkansas the majority leader Senator Byrnes D S Chairman Jones of the house agriculture committee Chairman Buchanan of the house appropriations committee Senator Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal March is a suggestion that will help you all out of a lot of anxiety and anguish in case your town or district should be hit by some disaster Run quick and turn off the radio otherwise you will hear where your own home has been swept away by the flood you have been lost in the fire and your husband kidnaped We had an earthquake out here Thats all we had which was plenty but that wasnt enough news for the radio They added oil wells overflowing and on fire a city burning to the ground And as a P S A tidal wave coming in from the ocean So in case of disaster run dont walk to the nearest radio nnd turn it off for they take de light in killing you whether you hswe been killed or not Yours WILL ROGERS Copyrislu 1D31 Syjiclfcacc House Group in Favor of Heavy Slash in Costs Cuts 2 Millions Off Amoun Recommended by Budget Director DES MOINES March 23 A annual slash in gen eral appropriations today was the answer of the house appropria tions committee to the demands for immediate tax reduction The cut recommended by tile committee which today placed its OPTIMISM RULES IN GRAIN WET Some of Early Gains Erased by Profit Taking but Close Strong CHICAGO March 23 wave of optimism swept over the grain pits today and forced prices higher Depressed by a steady 5 day decline in prices traders were encouraged by an upturn in securi ties md exhibited enthusiasm over Washington report reaching the board of trade that President Roose velt would not object to amending of the farm bill in the senate Wheat soared 2 cents a bushel at the start and corn was up 1 cent Some of the gains were erased later by profittaking but the market ruled strong at the close report before the hoiise is that amount below the recommendation of the budget director which totaled The committees bill provides for an annual appropriation of 511 101633 a year for the operation of state government and institu ions or Icsf than the innual amount appropriated by the ast general assembly Semite to Follow Meanwhile tile senate committee javc indications of approaching he extent of the cuts proposed y the house committee Yesterday he committee for the upper branch approved an annual slash of in the appropriation for lie board of education institutions exclusive of the university hos pital The senate committee cut heavily nto the salaries of the heads of he three major education institu ions It voted to reduce the sal ry of President Walter A Jessup if tbe state university from J7 00 to S10000 President Raymond f Hughes of Iowa State college rom 514230 lo and Presi lent O R Latham ot Iowa Stale readier college from to 7000 Slurt Next Wonli The house is expected to slnrt onsidcration of its bill within the ext week while the senate will not ake up its report until later It is onsiclered likely that the bill will ntl up in a conference as in the last Members of the house committee f which Representative A H Bon tetter is chairman made their heaviest reductions in the state in stitutions However virtually all state departments felt the economy nx Bonstetlcr In n statement to the assembly explainer that in consid eration of salaries the ii to 35 pel cent reduction rule was followed He said there had been no discrim ination between the salaries fixed by statute and those set by the legislature Cut Traveling The bill recommended by the house committee reduced traveling expenses and telephone and tele graph expenses 25 per cent and ex penditures for office supplies and other expenses 20 per cent Bonstctter cited figures showing a Increase in the commodity price level of 29 per cent between 1020 Turn 4 Column 2 Bingham Nomination Confirmed by Senate WASHINGTON March 23 The nomination of Judge Robert W Binghnra of Kentucky as nm hassador to Great Britain was con firmed Wednesday by the senate REICHSTAG ACTS ON DEMAND FOR 4 YEARS POWER Only Socialists Oppose Critic Denounced by Chancellor BERLIN March 23 reichstag with only the socialists opposing today passed an ing act granting Chancellor Hitlers demand for four years of dictatorial power The outcome was inevitable but the opposition was given time to express itself Otto Wels veteran or the revolution of 191S which set up the republic was the spokesman for the socialists Take our liberty take our lives but leave us our honor ho ap pealed If you nazis really want social reconstruction you would need no such law aa this The chancellor who had heard him through up to this point leaped to his feet with n passionate reply Years of Persecution Gone was all the moderation of the message on policy which he had delivered at the morning session He berated the socialists for their 14 years of persecution of the nazis Youre loo late he shouted We dont need you any longer in molding the fate of our nation the socialists charge persecution now he cried they did the same thing to him in the years gone bv The constitution written at Weimar and the flag of the republic which was adopted there wero accepted shamelessly at the bidding of for eign PQwers he said V lor brief expressions from the govern ment supporters approving passage of ttu measure But Hermann Coering the srcak er delivered one final blast at the socialists whom he accused of spreadingmalicious of atrocities So long as the foreign socialist papers print lies about us youll have to suffer for it he told them I he empoweringmeasure was passed by a vote of 441 to yt with 10 abstentions Crowd Cheers Hitler Then the reichsUig adjourned subject to call of tlio chair A few minutes later the chancel or came out on a balcony on iie front of the opera house A multi tude in the cheered wildly Raising an arm he stilled tnr The first chapter of our movc nent is closed he told the cxcitcc crowd now we begin the second Destroy Communism In his curlier speech asking die atonal power Hitler relegated the ssue of the monarchy to the back ground lifted the destruction of communism to the fore of his pro gram reiterated the familiar nnri licsis of arms equality for all and promised a campaign of barbaric ievcrity against all traitors after wave of applause and hecrn drowned Inn voice from time o time The nnzis who control oise especially approved his dir nn that once adjourned the relcli tng would be recalled only from ime to time to be informed by th overnment of its acts when the ns ent of the reichstag is desirable First mK Cheer first big cheer came when he xprcssed his approval of public de apualion of the men who set fire o the reichstag building jusl before he last There wan tumul uojs applause also at his announce ment of a campaign of barbarin seventy against all guilty of trea son No gigantic revolution of similar dimensions ever linn been carried out with such unvarying discipline and so little bloodshed as our revo lution he cried and the cheered again He condemned as on unexam pled crime the 1H8 revolution which gave birtli to the German re elurn o Injfn I rnlnmn SI IOWA WEATHER Generally fill r T h II r H i 11 y night Kridny partly cloudy fol lowed by rfln or snow in went portion not much chnnge in temperature LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday SZ Minimum In Nlcht hi At a A M lfl ;