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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1939, Mason City, Iowa HARLON E R H 1ST 4 DEPT OF ttA DES UOINES U COUP NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLV ASSORTED PHESS UgTED Business Decline Now at Standstill W A S HI N G T O three months business decline lias come virtually to a standstill Industrial production will fall only one point this month It de clined three points in Feb ruary three in January All govern ment e c o n o mists and this means a dozen ol Mr Roose v ells best guessers are Paul betting the up turn will begin now Their figures show a pickup in several industries already chemi cals furniture machine tools building materials The machine tool pickup is considered most im portant This is the industry which furnishes the tools for industiy Its acceleration means industry is getting ready for bigger produc tion As the machine tool output was higher in March than in 18 previous months the realists among ihe economists are dent a substantial expansion ol business production is at hand Red Ink Grease The spending economists think to too for another reason Their unpublished figures which reach Mr Roosevelt but not the news papers indicate Mr Morgenthau is going deeper in the red This means accelerated business accord ing to their reckoning They figure red ink greases the business ma the treasury spends above what it takes in is the in flationary shot in he crankcase About 000 of this ved ink grease was being put out at Mr Morgenthaus filling station last OctoberThe monthly deficit is for March Jn June or July it wjll get up to or they expect That isthegovernment will then be putting back to 000000 more in business than it is taking out in taxes The increases are certain because they have been pledged mostly under the contracts allotted last winter and now just getting warm weather The spending theorists there lore expect business will continue to better its position through the summer Spending Increases You may recall some spending theorists last fall expected the biggest boom this country cvcr saw to start in the spring and reach i peak around April 1 Well they still expect it but not by Saturday They say they were oft in their timing Inventories and Hitler combined to delay the LU uuiay me kvMiiiuiite named LO aratt a coin buoyant effect of increasing gov promise bill when advocates of ernment deficits the two plans deadlocked touched borne bystanders are beginning Thursdays fireworks by re to wonder if there will not always faring to an amendment by Sen be some deterring overdrawing Hill natural business causes to make a friendly Tn TT lllCTtvC ti monthly government j f i i i tw would deficit look like a drop of water substitute the Louisiana nlan of 111 TriO TlCinrv iKn ii1 t in the vast national business pond But this i5 not a column about t THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS NCITYJOWATHURSDAY MARCH3oTl939 HOME EDITION J1TY IQWA THURSDAY MARCH 30 PAPHB coasts OF TWO ONE SJO 147 L DUCE INSISTS ON EXPANSION DEBATE BEGINS IN IOWA SENATE ON CHAIN BILL Atmosphere Crackles as Revision of Tax Gets Consideration DES M01NES light over chain store legislation came to a head in the Iowa senate Thursday The atmosphere in the chamber crackled as debate began on a bill which would revise the method of assessing chain stores and impose a graduated license tax Senator G R Hill Clarion charged that chain store interests have extended their influence into the State university of Iowa and Iowa State college in their effort to forestall regulatory legislation Refers to Article Hill referred to an article en titled Fallacies of Chain Store Legislation which he said had appeared in a university publica tion and he held aloft a reprint from a similar article which he said had appeared in a state col lege periodical Professors supposed to be spending their time educating the youth of Iowa are devoting their time trying to deprive the state of a fair share of the tax which we should receive from these chains Hill asserted He called the authors of such articles propagandists Attacks Attorney To B D Silliman of Cedar Rap On a Snowy Spring Morning tion This familiar setting is beautiful the vcar to the trees h such a manner as ids an attorney representing chain store interests Hill referred in more scathing terms He to his own testimony at a congres sional inquiry in Washington had concealed his connections and ap plied to an antichain store or ganization for a position as field man receiving all the data they had on antichain store legisla tion When a man does that he will do almost Hill shouted Silliman Hears Argument Silliman was in the chamber listening intently to Hills argu ment The proposed bill would levy an annual license fee of 525 lo S300 per store on chainoperated establishments the fee depend ing on the number of stores which the chain owns in fowa The bill also would include merchandise in transit and in stor age in the annual assessment re ports of chain stores Senator Elmer Bekman R Ottumwa chairman of a special committee named to draft a com as un The Hill amendment would itr a pan o using the total number of stores which a chain owns in the United spending theory only reporting of States as the basis for the licence the spenders contention that furfee schedule The fee schedule ther government outlays guaran would range from S10 to ner tee expectation of improvement slore III Iflii Crijmnrt Inn tl t FAIR WARMER ARE FORECAST Snow Reported in Marshalltown Area 15 Autos Truck Slip From Bank Into Swirling Floods Four Persons Killed Five Others Missing III this connection the treasury has actually been increasing its spending thus January 5693384703 February Delegation Watches anxious 1 23 eoprrisjit Kini Features Inc anxious to see the 66463oU Louisiana plan adopted watched ActrGSS Dpli leiies5 gal reb5 U611 the heels of a snowstorm which amounted to as much as lOVi inches at Mar shalltown March was expected to ease out Iowa a lamb Fair and warmer weather was forecast for Friday The wintry storm which swept eastward across the state during the last 24 hours deposited Ihe largest amounts of snow the central section Snowfall at Newton was inches only a half an inch less than the record amount at Mar shalltown Audubon Waterloo and Dubuque all reported six inches At Mason City inches fell With temperatures ranging from 2 degrees below normal at Coun cil Bluffs to 11 degrees below nor mal at Charles City the snow con tinued to melt Thursday Minimum mercury reading in the state Thursday night was ex pected to be 30 in the northeast section The lowest in the other areas was expected to be 35 Minimum temperature early Thursday was 16 at Charles City and Iowa Falls Highest of the last 24 hours was 38 at Carroll Cedar Rapids Atlantic and Alfain No Trace Found of Degenerate Who Beat VICKSBURG Miss persons were killed and eight were injured when five automo biles and a heavy truck plunged 17 persons into a bayou Wednes day night after flood waters from torrential rains had washed out a highway bridge Five of the motorists were still missing Thursday apparently swept away by the surging water ihe cars dropped 50 feel into the bayou one after the other thendrivers unaware that the bndge hid been washed out The bridge which spanned the Big Black river on the Vicksburg Tackson highway 12 miles cast of here collapsed after the flnod waters undermined 100 feet of the bridge approach Swims Half Mile One driver swam a half mile before he could pull out of the swift water He ran back to wave down other cars approaching the danger spot Ambulances wrecking crews and divers went to the scene Res cue efforts were hampered by the heavy truck which piled atop some of the automobiles Wreck ers had to pull it aside before the divers could go down and crack open windows lo search foi TORRID BEGINS Jury Selected to Hear Trial of Gang Leader on Tax Count NEW YORK govern ment outlined Thursday its case against Johnny Torrio who evaded prosecution for 20 years while his racketeering mobs ter rorized New York and Chicago wcjgnpci the Brit on y tc be brought to trial charged ish proposal of a fourpower an I with evading mcomc taxes on a j aggression declaration in the light legitimate business of a forthcoming visit to London A jury including five women i y ihe Polish foreign minister lcol Joseph Bec nd Frenci Premier Daladiers reiteration Wednesday night of Frances de termination to cede neither land nor rights in her dispute with Italy ENGLISH NAVY AIR EXPANSION UNDER REVIEW Cabinet Considers Steps to Be If New Emergency Arises LONDON Minister Chamberlain intimated to the house commons Thursday that Britains navy and air force would be expanded Only Wednesday he prime minister announced a doubling the territorial ing to the United States national 340000 men Thursday he was asked by a member of the labor opposition if there also would be an expan sion of the navy and airforce Is Under Review Chamberlain replied that the Question was under review and added A statement will be made from time to time as conclusions are reached The British cabinet summoned by telephone Wednesday night for an emergency meeting Thurs day gave urgent consideration to what steps Britain should take if a new emergency arises in the European situation Talks With King Prime Minister Chamberlain de cided on the special session after he talked with King George Wed nesday night concerning latesl European developments particu larly Germanys press campaign against Poland The lung was Chamberlains guest at a dinner at No 10 Down ing7street The also considered plans for training arid equipping 210000 recruits for an unpre cedented peacetime expansion of Britains citizen army Provides 38 Divisions It was estimated that 5250000 000 would be needed to equip and supply the recruits and establish training camps When the expansion is com plete Britain will have 38 divis ions ready for any war involving her on the continent instead of the 19 which the war oftice pre viously had announced would be sent in such a case The cabinet weighed the Bdt was completed Wednesday night to try him and four endefendants and after ordering it locked up where it would be safe from in fluences and intimidation Judge John W Clancy canceled Torrios bond and remanded him to jail for the duration of the trial In his whole violent career it was Torrios first recorded night in jail Two alternate jurors were se lected and then Seymour M Klein assistant district attorney opened for the government To jail with Torrio went the France soviet Russia uui rttiiinu nSS shied from the idea and has been m cautioned by Germany not to oans 11000000 bales of col let ton be permitted to buy Jhis baek listen to foreign sirens Dog Must Be Pulled Away From Body of LOOK INSIDE FOR CAROLE LOMBAKD Movie Actress Is Wed to Clark Gable PAGE 2 Annual Banquet for Worth Teachers Held PAGE 18 Masters of Golf Held at 501 in Tourney PAGE 15 3 GROUPS SCORE FARM PROGRAM Some Southerners IPush Own Solution forCotton Surplus ad ministrations farm program en countered criticism Thursday from three groups of senators Some southerners made plans to push through their own meas ures for dealing with the cotton surplus problem and to oppose President Roosevelts export subsidy proposals Another group chiefly from western wheat and corn states sought agriculture committee ap proval for their costofproduc tion farm bill as a substitute for the present crop control act A third and larger group at tempted to restore the 5250000 000 parity payment fund which the house struck from the agri culture department appropriation bill Chairman Smith D S Car called the senate agriculture com mittee into session for possible action on the first two The declaration was proposed lhe Presidents cotton export plan I t n TIlH KPllJl tniC ci t tttrnr t rA i The that deTd uuuue r ranee soviet Russia iIK suggested that considered in political am and Poland but Poland has who nave received more be the principal result of Data a from the idea and has been ha in government diers broadcast loned by Germany not to an 11000000 bales of cnt FARMER IS HURT IN AUTO WRECK Conway in Serious Condition as Result of Headon Collision Conway about 45 farmer in the vicinity ot Graettinger Yankee Clipper Takes Off From Azores on Flight to Lisbon HORTA The Azores OPThe ee Clipper took off for Lis at a c S T Thurs cf its initial amvcd HOLLYWOOD be lieved Thursday that Actress Delia Bogart 17 who was struck down and dangerously injured on a Hollywood street early Wednes day was the latest victim of a degenerate who waylays defense less women rapes or robs as chance permits and flees without leaving a tangible clue After a 30 hour seavct exclusive residential ne where the was brutally assaulted his car which was occupied by his brother and the two Memphis nurses when they plunged in managed to get out a win dow he said and caught Miss Turner by the arm but she slipped away Then I heard my brother Marcus cry Help help my back is broken and they were all swept away Robert Lewis a truck driver j said he believed lie was one of the The government has never dis closed its evidence but its scope was indicated by the subpcnas sent to 75 persons including most of the surviving big shot gana sters of the past 20 years Capone made a 50 page statement at Al catraz prison ALLEWUOJJOR v no Vllll Ul U1U l eavch of the st to into the water He 011110 III neighborhood hc sam allore and walked i rill IN 11 III oung actress auk on the and tried o j VMI1U 111 cd Capl D faS PPoaching cars Three of o the slightest lead save the knowl tectorate of Bohemia and Mnrivi was orutaily assaulted Capl D s cars Three of R Patton of the homicide depart lhcm warning Lharles Waters Held ment said police had not even alld Into stream u i t1 Hampton Jail for Illegal Possession HAMPTON Federal county STORM LAKli Gil son s closest companion in life was his dog And the clog remained faithful even after death When Gilson 09 year old bach elor died of a heart attack au thorities who went to his home near here to get the body found the water spaniel on the bed with his master Repeated efforts to conx the doe from the bed failed and they had lo lasso the pet and drag him from the room before they could re move the body The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday nijrht and Friday noi so cola in north west and northcentral portions ILUULHI couiuy rfiiu iioruiccniral pi and state officers raided the home i Thursday niffht warmer utf Cause for the collision was not known Lithuanian Treaty With Nazis Ratified KAUNAS Lithuania Lithuanian parliament Thursday ratified the LithuanianGerman lieaty formally ceding Mcmelland to the rcich Mcmelland 1 099 square that had been de taclicd Germany bv the treaty of Versailles was occupied by German troops March 23 Storage Batteries Reported Stolen Thieves who entered the Farm Bureau service station by breaking the rear wi dow took S2a in cash and a stock of storage batteries from the sta tion late Wednesday nigln or ear con of Charles Waters Wcdiiodai i night and confiscated 30 to 40 half pints of alleged alcohol in his residence Sheriff Frank Schwei clay Fri ARRANGE JOICE WOMANS RITES Mrs Nels E Field 64 to Be Buried in Beaver Creek Cemetery services were being arranged Thursday for Mrs Nels E Field 64 Joice who died at a Mason City hospital early Thursday morning The body was taken to the John Olson funeral home at Forest City Burial will be in Beaver cieck cemetery The Rev L F Schcic of Joice nill at the funer Surviving arc five and tvo daughters Edwin of Hanlontown Lloyd of Mason City the Rev ITALIANS STATE DALADIER TALK CLOSED DOOR Mussolini Against Being Prisoner in Mediterranean ROME Premier Mussolini Thursday affirmed Italys inten tion not to remain a prisoner in the Mediterranean while fascists studied with disfavor Wednesday nights address ol Premier Dala dier of France Virginio Gayda leading fascist editor summed up Italian reac tion to Daladieri speech withthe assertion that the French premier wanted to shut tight the half closed door to FrenchItalian ne gotiations Says Cliasm Deepened 11 Duce spoke briefly during an inspection tour of Calabria the province in the toe Italy The first newspaper comment on Daladicrs speech to be noted was that of II Resto Del Carlino important Bologna paper which said the chasm between France and Italy had deepened Emphasizing Daladiers never on cession ot French territory or French rights the newspaper said it seemed to cut the bridges and make any understanding impos sible Charge Grave Responsibility France therefore has assumed very grave responsibility of all in evitable consequences of policy which Daladiers speech seems to stiffen still more 11 Resto Del Cartino said On the Calabrian coast Jlussn hm placed a wreath1 at the tomb o t fascist leaders in the march oa Rome and then visited Cosenza where he laid the cornerstone of a new school Responsible fascists said that while Daladier refrained from worsening the situation he failed to better it The firm tone the speech was believed intended for French ears but Italians thought it was not what the international situation needed Some Reservists Called One authoritative fascist said anxiety over uncertain relations between Germany and Poland was expressed in government circles Responsible fascists acknowl edged rumors that some special ized Italian reservists of various classes from 1901 to 1012 had been culled since Jjinuarv to strengthen army units but insisted this could not be termed mobili A continued deadlock in the FrenchItalian dispute over co lonial compensations for Expect French Offer Daladiers declaration of French h f wine new crops willingness to examine propos this season The farmers would retions that might be made short pay only a part of the government of the cession of land or was regarded as conciliatory but fascists said it did nothing to re solve the stalemate It already had been made plain they said that Italy expected triitice make the first offer Officially the immediate reac tion to Daladicrs words was al Tr them Newspapers published brief summaries on in side pages Mussolini himself gave an ap pearance of complete indifference MRS OLSON 82 DIES AT OSAGE Funeral Services of Norway Native lo Be on Saturday OSAGEMrs Gulbjor Olfon b died iit her home here Wed nesday night She was born in Nlrwy in dition and physicians at the county hospital said she had only a 5050 chance to survive Her skull was fractured A T 1 1 TT Are 1 old HOW to nigui or ear Iy Thursday morning The loss PRAGUE ic 1U as discovered by Vincent Brenj salute each other in the future bv nan manager when he opened thci laisins the hand and crvin sialioii Thursday morning Pslo VUisti live the attu since March 20 Only two British newspapers are Times of London and the London Daily Mail German Italian a few Hungarian and two Polish newspapers are still on sale Apache Tribe Grows TUCSON Ariz the extermination of the narlike Apache Indians was once thought cwe of Franklin county stated Thursday The alleged alcohol had Illinois state stamps on it according to the officer Waters was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of intoxicating liquor His home had previously been raided several times but nothing had been found prior to Wednes day nights confiscation GRAIIL IS ELECTED WASHINGTON Gen was elected pi MINNESOTA Generally fair m cast and south increasing cloudiness in norlhncsl slight ly warmer Thursday night ex cept in Keel River Valley Fri d a y considerable cloudiness colder in afternoon except in extreme southeast portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Wednesday 33 Minimum Wednesday night 15 At 8 a m Thursday 25 Prccip Wednesday 17 inch Surviv Miv Lcnoia Ouvcrson of Fertile Surviving vc four hilrirr St Mre Lorna Finsaas FieM No a Spring hL o Clj Mmn and a I Gust Olson Olgan Olon nd bi other Osmund Suby of Denver Julius Olson I I i Postoffice Site at West Union Accepted at Price of Funeral senice will be held Saturday afternoon j Man 62 Fined f or Winking at Girl 17 CAMBRIDGE M Toun5cnri AGO Vine iti eel offered for north Stone by 64 3D F Rob aid it was n the en 1 d foi win fi ;