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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 28, 1933, Mason City, Iowa TWO NEAR CLOSE OF SCHRAM TRIAL Clark States Defense Mus Prove Confession Made Involuntarily GARNER March for the defense drew near a close today in the trial of Gua Schram oh a charge of first degree murder in connctlon with the death of Leo Brockman Hayfleld boy who was burned to death Judge J J Clark presiding judge in the case stated that the defense must prove a con fession which Schram made was in voluntary and that he was threat ened More than three hours was de voted yesterday to testimony given by Schram Schram denied he started the fire and said that when he signed the confession he did not know what he was signing as he did not have his spectacles he could Dot read and did not know what the charge of arson meant until after the sentence was pronounced and said as he turned to leave that is the longest 90 days I ever heard of Taken io Garner 3chram testified that he v taken into custody Saturday after noon and taken to Garner by Sher iff E P Hanson and that the same evening was lodged in the Britt jail that he continually said to officials he was innocent that he was vis ited by Sheriff Hanson State Dep uty Fire Marshal Fred Scharfenberg and Myron Tuller of the state bu reau of investigation and that on Monday afternoon that Sheriff Hanson cameto theJail and was excited The sheriff threw off his coat and hat Schram claimed and told him that there was danger of a moo and he had better plead guilty if he knew what was good for him He said that Scharfenberg raised his fist and thought he intended to strike him He said that Scharfen berg asserted they would send to Des Moines for more officials who would torture him blind him and disable him tie him up in the cell and snap himVith rubbsr He testi fied that the three went downtown and came back with a written con fession that he signed to avoid vio Jence Tells of Treatment Schram testified that Marshal Naser brought him a ptece of bread about three inches square with a piece of cheese and a glass of water once and that bread and water was all he had to eat duringthe time he was confined hi the jail that the ted was so filthy he did not sleep on it and sat on the edge in one cor ner He said he was very nervous while there and was more so when brought to the courthouse that Monday night When asked If ho feeling the as then red qura MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MUNICIPAL BAND TO GIVE CONCERT The Maaoni City municipal band which was retained by a large vote In Mondays city election is to ulav openTng option the city at Tuesday evening in connection with the spring HOW THEY VOTED IN MASON CITY ELECTION 1 Pet 1 Wd 2 Pet 1 Wd 1 Pet 2 Wd 2 Pet2 Wd 1 Pet 3 Wd 2 Pet 3 Wd 1 Pet 4 Wd Pet 4 Wd Total 737 558 952 724 763 816 662 446 Bull 103 57 154 95 144 112 85 35 Burns 391 364 363 400 313 520 341 349 Laird 412 370 422 451 310 537 361 352 Olson Paulev 383 355 368 214 367 543 443 271 293 414 522 262 341 284 344 89 Bye 298 163 438 212 342 218 228 64 Zack 332 201 511 240 390 245 279 75 BAND No 275 414 206 322 334 522 255 398 253 424 322 429 289 311 189 180 MARCH zs 1933 Total 5648 785 3041 3215 3061 2432 1963 2273 2123 3000 was very calm 1 Dan Ganaveld was called and testified to the contents of the stor age shed built on the Geddes houae where the fire originated Ganaveld testified that the Geddes house had been painted a week be fore the fire and that oils paint had been stored in the kitchen and that some of the floor was soaked with oil Schram who was work ing for him went into the hous hree or four days before the fir md made the remark that the plac was a fire trap Shire on Stand Dan H Shire chief of the Mason 1ty fire department was trough o the stand He said that He was on the fire department at Denver Col In 1907 and from there wen o Davenport and to Rock Island 11 and that he was now chief o he department at Mason city Hi xplained the substances tha aused spontaneous combustion an hat the study of firq required i tudy of chemistry Some time was aken in his explanation caused by pontaneous combustion L L Minor teacher of physics and chemistry in Mason City junior college who studied at the TJniver ilty of Illinois University of Chi cagb and State University of Iowa aid that pertain oils classified ns drying oils linseed and turpentine had a tendency to Ignite when com ingm contact with other sub stances Oxygen heat develops he said and the mass takes fire Com bustible material is always danger ous as substance has its own kind ling effect when there is no circu lation in a compact pile and deac air may smolder for days The courtroom was crowded al day IN THE RADIO WORLD TUESDAY MARCH 5S Central Bvnnaora Time All programs to key and baali chains or groups thereof unless specified coast to coast o to c dealpiQUon include all avaJlablo Programs aubject to P M By the Associated NBCWEAJ NETWOBK East wear Key wcel wtio wtag wcsh wfl wilt wfbr wrc wgy when wcao wlam wwj waal Midwest wmaq wcf kfid 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Orch 7 a Reports a Nena Flashes 9 a Young and 10 a Mm Henry Neio a With Mussolini Isj Warner 12 Extension Work Prof M MacDonald ISMS p Question Box p Hlnta Prof T J Maney p Child study Club Dr H Anderson p and News Review 4 p Valley Intelligencer a Music Shop and Carillon TAX REVISION TO GET ACTION LATER Continued From Pago 1 which the senate may enact and send across the rotunda In the senate sponsors of the Beardsley triple tax bill said they would seek a vote on their measurl regardless of Governor Herrings request for delay It was expected however that a motion similar to that of Ditto would appear in the senate Considerable opposition to the Beardsley bill was apparent in the senate today when it was under discussion Ditto asked the support of the members on the ground that the governors position was sound in asking deferment of these mea sures He wassupportedby a Rep resentative McKinnon Brady of PottawatamTe Swift oi Jackson Stlger of Tarha Jensen of Audubou and Malone of Cass all democrats Confidence in Governor They declared that the people of Iowa had voted their confidence in the governor last fall and that there was no reason why the house should not place such confidence in the chief executive Ditto also con tended that the house and senate were aa far apart as the two poles on tax revision and contend ed the governor asked the delay only to get knowledge to be provid ed by the survey Representative Donlon democrat of Palo Alto led the onslaught on the resolution He said he felt the governor waa asking the legislators to go back on a pledge to the peo ple He said he did not believe the people would countenance such de lays Representative Gallagher democrat of Iowa asserted that a vote now should be taken on tax de vision as Iowa was aflame with demands for tax reduction and tax revision It was claimed by Rep resentative Johnson republican of Linn that the governor can veto as he sees fit but that he thought this was a late hour to send such a message to the house Oppose Resolution Joining opposition to the resolu tion were Representatives Doran of Boone Millhone of Page and Hanson of Lyon republicans and Zylstra of Sioux democrat An attempt by Representative Rice to force adjournment before the vote went down to defeat Representative Cunningham of Polk spent an hour explaining his bill which drew favorable comment from Representative Gallagher democrat of Iowa before the gover nors message was received Cun ningham stated his bill would be a 100 per cent replacement tax on realty and would bring 90 per cent of moneys and credits into the open for taxation He said the people were demanding tax revision ani that his measure would correct thu present Inequality Paying Same Taxes The farmer is paying practically the same amount of taxes and sell ing his products at a much highnr price he said This bill would give the farmer the relief he asks It would make the owning of property attractive as art Investment by rais ing prices and it would be doing something to rehabilitate the state Cunningham explained the re ums to the various political subdi visions would be based on the taxes evied in the past five years Gallagher said the bill offers the armer a chance to bring about their own reduction as it meant a replacement tax id the fullest cx ent of its meaning He declared that all over Iowa there are in cipient revolts against taxes ad dingthat the Cunningham plan re duces the single tax system to fit resent day needs Applause which broke out several imes during the discussion of the illl caused the speaker to threaten o clear the chamber of all ance stors Jews Watch Movements in Germany Sharp Action Planned Protests Made All Over World By THE ASSOCIATED FRESS After a day of mass protest Jews throughout the world watched Tuesday the situation of their brethren in Germany where the government launched an antilie campaign Alleged mistreatment of Jews in the Mich was protested at meetings of the world In New York more than 22 000 packed Madison Square Garden and there was an overflow crowd of many thousands Alfred E Smith addressing this meeting said Jews are a peace lov ingclass of citizens that have been helpf to every country they in habit and declared the only thing to do with antiSemitism is to drag it out in the open sunlight and give it the same treatment we gave the Ku Klux Klan 20 Physicians Ousted Twenty Jewish physicians were ousted Monday night from Berlin hospitals Chancellor Hitlers nazis announced a move to boycott Jewish business in Germany in answer to foreign threats of boycotts against German goods The nazi minister of propaganda Joseph Goehbels announced sharp counteractive measures would be taken against those responsible for reports of antiSemite atrocities A cable from Berlin said tele grams of indignation declaring that reports of excesses in Germany were exaggerated were sent to the United States by members of the protestant clergy Industrialists and Jewisu organizations Wires Dr Butler Dr K O Bertling director of AmerikaInstitut in Berlin wired DrNichols Murray Butler he was shocked at the gross misinterpreta tion of recent German events Young fascists stormed a gather Ing oC Jews in Sofia Bulgaria and 15 people were hurt At a protest meeting In Buenos Aires German nationalists threw petards and tear gas bombs and several persons were injured The New Jersey legislature passed a resolution protesting what it called death and imprisonment of Jewish nationals by the Hitler gov ernment Principle of Liberty At Albany N Y Gov Herbert H Lehman said he felt that Ameri can sentiment concerning the treat ment of Jews in Germany was that the great principles of liberty should be maintained He said there was no animosity to the great German nation This point was also stressed by Rabbi Stephen S Wise at the New York meeting Other speakers in New York were Bishop William T Man ning of the Protestant Episcopal church Bishop Francis J McCera nell of the Methodist Episcopal church and William Green presi dent ri the American Federatiou of labor 4 Sioux City Women Hurt When Car Skids SIOUX CITY March 28 Tour Sioux City women were in a hospital suffering from Injuries re ceived when the car In which they were riding to Omaha skidded Into a ditch near Mondamln Iowa They are Dorothy Anderson Blanche Tone Maebell Thompson and Fay tohnson HOUSE DEFEATS JUDICIARY BILL Measure to Change System of Nomination Fails by One Vote DBS MOINES March 28 An attempt to pass the sifting committee bill providing for non partisan nomination and election of judges failed in the house today by a vote of 54 to 49 The measure lacked one vote of a constitutional majority necessary for passage The bill would have provided for primary nomination on separate judicial tickets with separate bal lots also at the general election Representative Johnson and Mc Creery of Linn opposed the bill Johnson said It takes something more than an itch for office to make a judge He asserted that all attorneys are not fit for judicial positions He added that it took a knowledge of law and affairs gen eral executive ability and judicial temperament to make a judge and contended that the former pri mary laws reduced the standards of the court 40 per cent Speaks for Measure Representative Rice of Keokuk speaking for the measure said there was no reason why the voters could not get together and see that good men were placed on the pri mary ticket He declared the oppo sition was a move to kill the bill Those voting against the mea sure were Augustine Beath Bes wick Bowers Burgess CaseyDole Doran Durant Elliott Ellsworth Felter Frizzell Gallagher Ditto 3oofle Hanson of Winnebago rJartman Hopp Hultman Humes on Jenson Johnston Lichty McCarthy McCreery McDermott McFarlane Malone Millhone Moore of Benton Mooty Ostby Painsley Porter Ryder Sheridan Snyder Sours Stansell Stimpson Strachan Swift of Du buque Swift of Jackson Weed Wiese Wolf Yager Not voting or absent Bruce Cunningham Jenkin Moore of Har rison and Willis Defeat Kmidson BUI The house also defeated 48 to 43 the bill by Senator Knudson rewrit ing and clarifying the statute gov erning engineers and the practice of engineering The members then took up the Cunningham bill imposing a one per cent grog sales tax as a re placement tax for all real property taxes The house sifting committee to day reported to the house a mea sure which would prohibit any state institution from engaging in business ordinarily conducted by private institutions A companion measure also was introduced in the senate by Senator Frank M Stevens of Decatur Sen ator Stevens said he introduced the measure at the request of a num ber of Iowa City merchants House members said the measure would prohibit the state from oper ating eating houses dining rooms and dormitories HITLER ALLIES UNDER ARREST 1350 Charged With Revolt Plot Ban Declared on Steel Helmeters BRUNSWICK Germany March 28 first counter revolt plot within the ranks of supporters the two months old Hitler govern ment was reported uncovered today with 1350 men under arrest A state wide ban on the steel helmet war veterans allies of the nazi brown shirted storm troops since the creation of the Hitler coalition cabinet was declared Dietrich Klagges nazi minister of the interior in Brunswick declared members of the disbanded reichs banner the republican defense or ganization banded with steel helm eters under orders to start a fight against the nazi party Those arrested included 200 steel helmeters who had been made auxiliary police along with the nazi storm troops The remainder under arrest were mostly youthful social ists and communists Franz Seldte the one armed leader of 1000000 steel helmeters throughout the country stated n Berlin early today that he was con vinced of the trustworthiness of the organizations leader In Brunswick This leader Dr Schrader however was roused from bed early this morning in Wolftenbuetel Bruns wick and placed under arrest The steel helmeters and leftists were arrested in a sensational raid last night on the formers headquar ters here in the Municipal Sick Ben efit Administration building1 Through the night blazing lights of the big buildng wtere the prisoners were cooped up drew citizens of this provincial capital who crowded the police lines tightly drawn around it In five days 27 inches of rain fell at Cairns Australia recently IN DAYS NEWS LONDON March 28 The court martini of Lieuten ant Norman BaillieStewart was concluded this evening with acquittal of the defendant on three charges of attempting to gather military information The acquittal was in keeping ivlth instructions of the Judge advocate in summing up the cose The remainder of the courts findings however were reserved for submission to higher military authorities Lieutenant BjiillreStewart had been charged on 10 counts in all ulVES APPROVAL OF FARM BILL Continued From Fuse l his line These suggestions for help ng the debt burdened farmer close y paralleled in many respects the lims said to be under consideration by the president and bis helpers 3 Point Program The Wallace suggestions included three point program for aiding armers in keeping their properties embracing voluntary debt adjust ments through an Impartial third larty refinancing of farm mort gages at low interest rates and dl cct loans for paying interest am ortization installments and taxes all funds being provided by the Re onstructlon corporation Administration of the Roosevelt eflnancing plan would be through he new farm credit administration reated yesterday by the president IOWA DRYS FORM FIGHTING GROUP 1500 Hear Judge Herrick Sound Keynote of War Against Beer DBS MOINES March 28 Prohibition forces in Iowa united at the ail Iowa dry convention here continued their sessions today with the formation of an organization Fifteen hundred dnys last night convened for an evening of speak ing with District Judge Allan A Herrick as keynoter and Dr D W Morehouse president of Drake uni versity as chairman There is nothing left for us to do but fight Judge Herrick said We are on the defensive and we must fight to the end We may have to face defeat but if we do it will be on our feet fighting for our points The recent election the keynoter said was a protest against econom ic conditions rather than a mandate for beer Dr Morehouse stated that pov erty and liquor had always been to gether and likened alcohol to a Frankenstein Committee reports and election of officers was planned for today officials said as the convention met for further plans to battle beer in Iowa Woodin Promises Bank Irregularities Will Be Attended to Promptly WASHINGTON March 28 Secretary Woodin answering ques tions as to a six months delay in submitting a formal report on ir regularities in the Harriman Na tional Bank and Trust company of New York Monday asserted there would be no delay in reporting bank irregularities or supression of the irregularities under the present ad ministration Mrs Walker Granted Divorce From Jimmy MIAMI Fla March 28 decree of divorce in the suit ot Mrs Janet Allen Walker James J Walker former New York mayor was signed by circuit court Judge Worth W Trammell here late Mon day Mrs Walker In her suit al eged her husband deserted her in October ot 1928 Lahe Louise In every corner of the world both here and overseas wherever you find joy in life tis always Luckfes Please Luckies are distinctive in character unique in mildness The wide world over people want a cigarette that has char acter and mildness Thats why they choose Luckies The Cream of the Crop those four words you have the reason for character that sets them apart from all other cigarettes The choicest to baccos are aged and mellowed for nearly three yearsand then Toasted for true mild ness For these two reasons and Luckies Please toasted Airicrlcin Corapi ;