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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 6 1933 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 183 Inflation to Have Chance To Be Issue Between Two Parties for Long Time By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON May 6 Currency infla tion is destined be the big is sue between the two major par ties for a long time to come in the opinion of many politicians How they ar rive at this con elusion with the degree of certainty they express is not so easy to see how ever Just now to be sure inflation is a democratic policy and perhaps it is fair to consider opposition to it republican policy inasmuch as it is the policy of the group in control of the G O P official organization If it were to reraaitj untried but simply argued about as in William Jennings Bryans day it might con tinue to be an issue indefinitely The present situation Is not like that Inflation is adopted It will have had its trial before the campaign of years 1936 perhaps before next congressional campaign If Times Improve Should the experiment turn out well and times improve or should times improve regardless of the ex periment which in that event will get the credit for criticism of the it amount to enough to count as an is Eue Should it turn out badly either failing to end the depression or ending it only to get entirely out of control and leading into a perfect inflationary orgy with a terrific smashup as its climax not enough Df the inflationists will be left to re quire an issue The tariff for example has been a long lived issue because it is im possible to fix responsibility upon schedules of impqH taxation for jrhat djllojystheir enactment They be blamed but not convicted Test Is Coming The coming test withthe curren cy system is a character that can hardly missfire of obvious results of some sort Additional money can be issued up to a certain point without pro ducing a visible impression it will be absorbed by banks Instead of cir culating Still a supersufficiency will start it moving As I have heardone of congress ablest econo mic experts state the case No tank is so huge that It cannot be filled to overflowing finally In the midst of a drought mean Ing the 2 MEN ARRESTED IN KIDNAPING Buehrer Farm Home Is Razed Blaze Origin Not Known GRAFTON May Bueh rer 5S Swanville Minn was burned to death in his efforts to prolonged depression ge 2 Column 2 save furniture escaped with their Carl Buehrer home a mile east of Grafton was destroyed early today by fire Carl Buehrer who had re cently returned from a hospital at Rochester for treatment and was hobbling about on crutches was prevented from reentering the flaming structure by his children and the hired man Emil Buehrer who had been visit ing his brother Carl for the past improve two weeks was sleeping on the will not second floor A few neighbors had gathered and they and members ol the Carl Buehrer famiiy could see him at work rescuing furniture Some quilts ana pillows were tossed by him out of the windows Then he went back evidently to ob tain some more furniture He failed to return to the window and it is believed he must have been over come Origin Is Unknown The fire of unknown origin started at about oclock It evidently started in the south part of the house in a summer kitchen Occupants were sleeping in parts of the house far removed from this corner and the flames were not dis covered until they had made con siderable progress Carl Buehrer first noticed the flames and called to the hired man Lawrence Gates Miss Muriel Buehrer 21 daughter of Carl was upstairs asleep She put on a pair of coveralls and was then overcome with smoke and was carried out through an upstairs win dow by the hired man Her hair was singed by the fire Miss Gladys Buehrer 25 another daughter who was sleeping upstairs grabbed a sheet and wrapped it about herself a and ran downstairs soon after the Burns to Death in Farm Blaze MINNESOTA DIES TRYING TO SAVE FURNITURE Mason Citys Contestants Sweep Field Orchestra Rated as Superior in State Contest STORY ON PAGE 10 IOWA CITY May 6 Mason City swept the field in the state music contest to remain far ahead of other contesting schools when all of the events had been decided A high point of the contest yes terSy WaS the n the su and others narrowly erSy WaS e n heir lives when erlor rank of the Mason City heir lives when the j in AA BOMBERS STRIKE IN HAVANA AGAIN Blast Outside Newspaper Kills Policeman and Hurts Civilian HAVANA Cuba May 6 Terrorist bombers struck again to day killing a policeman and injur ing a civilian A terriffic explosion outside the newspaper Heraldo de Cuba where the are Associated Press offices also located mangled Policeman luan Fernandez He died shortly afterward Before his death he told authori ties he went to pick up a package deposited presumably by men seen speeding away in a motor car The package exploded A passerby Ma rio Leal was injured Police seized a man who said he was Armando Leon Another bomb exploded at Cam panarlo and Neptuno streets No property damage was reported fire was discovered Carl Buehrer and a son Etdon 10 were sleeping down stairs and had no difficulty in getting out The lames prevented anyone from en tering the house Fire Department Comes However Carl Buehrer tried to i in to save his brother but was ept by neighbors and his children and the hired man from entering the burning structure Only a neighbors had arrived at this time The fire department from Gratton later arrived but the blaze had nined such headway it could nct e stopped Nearby buildings we saved however Carl Buehrer had been 11 for some time and his foot was in cast and he was using crutches He liad been in Rochester Minn at a hospital recently receiving treat ment He farmed the old Buchrei homestead Thehouse is farly large Body Is Found The body of Emil Buehrer was found this morning near the fram work of the house indicating lie had died near a wall His arms and legs AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I dont cave how import ant he is a man dont eat in my house twice if he drops cigaret butts in my best china cups were burned off Dr Hartfield Worth county cor oner and Sheriff A E Weieueth both of Northwood arrived earlj this morning and investigated th blaze That Emil Buehrer hai reached his death from an acci dental fire was the decision of oifi cials Emil Buehrer is survived b three children two daughters an a son who live in Minnesota H had been here several times befor on visits No funeral arrangement have been announced Some insurance was carried o the house and contents There wa also some money in the house th exact amount of which was uncer tain although the total might hav been as much as Both Em and Carl Buehrer had money in th house Claim Enemy Planes Bombarded Hospita ASCUNCION Paraguay Ma 6 Paraguayan ministr of war announced today that Bolivian airplanes had bombarde the hospital for infectious disease at Casanillo near Nanawa Th damages were reported to be sligh but flying debris resulted in som injuries chool orchestra in class This as the only orchestra to gain this ank A large crowd heard this ent and many commented on the larvelous quality of the Mason ity orchestra which played skill ully under the direction of Carle on L Stewart Band Events Roosevelt High of Des Moines est Waterloo and Dubuque were anged superior today in the class A bond concert one of the largest vents in the state high school mu c festival The festival closed this afternoon a massed band concert of lore than 1000 pieces as a tribute the late John Philip Sousa A larcbing band contest with 15 or anizations competing preceded the oncert Most of the Mason City delcga ion left yesterday and reached ome lost night although a few of he soloists and the small brass roup did not return until today Get Two Awards Judges ratings after the vents were completed showed more han two awards had been made to he following schools Mason City West Waterloo loosevelt of Des Moines North of Des Moines Abraham Lincoln of Council Bluffs Burlington Shenan oah Sigourney Sioux Center Lake tills Plover Northwood Mount yr Hawarden Farragut Orange City Story City East of Des folnes Sergeant Bluff Wellman 7ast of Waterloo Creston Denison Central of Sioux City Washington f Cedar Rapids Iowa City and Davenport Summaries Concert hand clusH High of Des Moinss West Wat rloo Dubuque excellent none Davenport Concert hand Class owa City excellent Centerville Charles City good Creston Eagle rove Concert or Vinton Excellent Ida Grove tolfax Eldora Good Sigourney Concert r Blairstown Holstcin excellent none good Wellman Marble Rvock Sfanly Orchestri Class Will Rogers NEW YORK May U S Chamber of Commerce dinner in Washington was fine The hu morous part of it was that all the big manufacturers and pro ducers in there had been all their life hollering keep the government out of business Well my companion was Jesse Jones of the Reconstruction Fi nance corp who held a mortgage on every full dress suit in the house there is not a business that the government hasnt been asked to join Nothing makes a man broad minded like adver sity Mr Roosevelt told us the new international slogan was got well MacDonald agreed with him says we got he didnt say how much Then they searched for the word for got in French and that waa it for got YOUHS WILL ROGERS Copyright 1933 McNaught Syndicate FARMER GROUP CHIEFS PREDICT STRIKE FAILURE ONeal Declares Holiday on Food No Solution to Problem CHICAGO May 6 be lief that Americas breadbasket will not be seriously menaced by a na tional farm strike has been ex pressed by some farm leaders From Edward A ONeal presi dent of the American Farm Bureau federation came the opinion that the proposed strike sponsored by the National Farmers Holiday as sociation would not assume large proportions or materially influence prices The proposed strike called for May 13 by the Holiday associations convention at DCS Moiiies providing its demands for farm relief are not granted will not have the support of the Farm Bureau federation ONeal said National Policy He declared he waa convinced hat the real solution of the farm iroblem lies not in a temporary strike but in procuring establish ment of a sound national agricul tural policy We are he added carrying forward the establishment of such a policy in Washington A similar position waa taken by O G Barrett farm adviser for GooU county He aaid tBe Coofc countyITarm Bureau was opposed to what he described as radical action which he said would destroy the good will of the country as a whole toward sensible movement for better farm prices No United Move At the same time H G Kenney president of the Nebraska Farmers Union asserted at Omaha that there would be no united strike movement among the farmers of Nebraska His organization he said would main tain a neutral position because its membership is made up of both pro ponents and opponents of the Farm ers Holiday association Meanwhile authorities pushed forward plans to cope with develop ments that may come with the strike and to punish Iowa farmers who rioted in two counties last week in protest against mortgage foreclosures Proposed legislation designed to strengthen the hands of officers dealing with picket lines was expedited in the Wisconsin leg islature while at DCS Moines Attor ney General Edward L OConnor of Iowa prepared for criminal prose cutions Mason City excellent Burlington DCS Moines east Waterloo ood east Sioux City Davenport Orchestra Class A Superior none excellent Iowa City good none Boys Glee perior none excellent Eagle Grove Preston good Fort Madison Miscellaneous Groups of Brass In struments Superior Blairstown excellent Mason City Roosevelt DCS Moines good Iowa City Lo gan Central Sioux City Oboe none ex cellent Vernon McCaslIn East Sioux City Frederick Peterson West Waterloo good Arlene Pow ell Mason City Francis Bender Lincoln Ies Moines Josephine Sid well Iowa City Homer Orrell Ab Titrn to Pace 2 Column 2 Germans Favor U S Proposals of Tariff Truce Schacht Says Europe Peace Depends on Revision of Treaty WASHINGTON May 6 Standing on the front portico Pres Ident Roosevelt today Dr Hjalmar economic envoy t6 the white house The Hitler spokesman entered the white house international conversa tions with an expression of unqual ified approval of the United State proposal for a world tariff truce This support ior American efforts was coupled with a frank declara tion to newspapermen that there cant be peace in Europe without post war treaty revision Wants to Pay Debts Dr Schacht who arrived here yes terday to Join other distinguished foreign statesmen who have dis cussed with President Roosevelt means for restoring world prosper ity said however that he would not bring up political questions un less asked to do so Germany is anxious to join in an international movement to lower tariffs so that she may pay her debts Dr Schacht said My gov ernment wants to pay its debts Germanys two great problems are how to live and how to pay its debts Departure Is Postponed Guido Jung the Italian finance minister who had planned to leave Washington this morning found his discussions of economic problems with American officials so profit able that postponed depot j CHICAGO May 6 Am 1 i rjcan Farm Bureau federation stood opposed today to the nation il farm strike proposed by the armcrs holiday association as re sult of a statement issued by Ed vard A ONeal president of the ormer organization ONeal made public a survey of OPPOSES STRIKE ture until late tonight so he may continue his talks with American experts He discussed disarmament with Mr Roosevelt yesterday after noon The conversations with Dr Tomas A le Breton spokesman for Argen tina are also drawing to a close T YOUTH COMMITS FATAL MISTAKE Crawls Through Window of Bedroom of Crackshot Former lowan CHICAGO May 6 un identified colored youth made the fatal mistake today of attempting to crawl through a bedroom win dow in the apartment of William Markus 48 who told police he used to own a shooting gallery in Dav enport Iowa Awakened by the npise Markus grabbed R revolver and shot the in truder dead Markus a barber told police he operated the Davenport shooting gallery 15 years ago V Soong Chinas chief representa tive will meet the president Mon day at a white house luncheon and Alberto J Pani Mexican minister of finance is expected in Washing ton Wednesday German Tariff Law Asked whether Germany will en ter into tariff bargaining with the United States Dr Schacht replied that German tariff rates are rather low now as compared with those of the United States but that he would be glad to discuss the ques tion with American officials The reichsbank president declared emphatically that he favors no mor atorium on private debts in Ger many but urged that Germany be put into such a position by interna tional agreement that it will be pos sible to reenter world markets and meet its obligations Dr Schacht offered little hope for any effective assistance from Ger many in raising the price of silver U S State Police Counted as Troops GENEVA May 6 the protest of Colonel George Strong American delegate the army committee of the general dis armament conference voted today that the state police forces in the United States should be given a military value of 1000 soldiers In computing the strength of the American army It was estimated the American state police total 80 000 the Farm Bureau federation on the attitude of farmers toward the hoi day movement The survey ONeal said was conducted within the last 10 days in states in which the hoi day association operates Follow ng are some of his comments in brief on its findings Only 10 1cr Cent more than 30 per cent of the farmers active in the holiday movement and in western Iowa the movement is diminishing with the return of good weather Seen ns factor in lessened respect for law and order found to be apathetic to enlistment of agri cultural legislation foreseen as rea son for holiday movement promot ers to be looking around for a new cause to champion centered Graf ton BROTHERS HELD ONE ADMITS HIS PART IN CRIME PAID RANSOM FOR CHILD Mr ami Mrs Neil C McMatli ilwve uru reported to paid sTOOOO ransom for the return of their 10 year Margaret left who was held by kidnapers Former Publisher at Ceda Rapids Collector ol RareBooks CEDAR RAPIDS Luther I 1 le a hospital here Brewers collection May G 70000 Paid to Gang of Four for Return of McMath Girl HARWICHPORT Muss May C Buck the man who re Lirned kidnaped Margaret Peggy dcMath to her parents yesterday ind his brother Kenneth were ar ested today as participants with wo unidentified men in the abduc ion of the child and the extortion if approximately ransom Daniel Needham Massachusetts lommissioner of public safety an lounced the arrests and stated that le had a full statement from Ken leth Buck unemployed chauffeur wlmitting a part in the crime The bmmissioner said Cyril had ad nitted a connection with the affair n bringing about the return of the Jirl but maintained his part was imocent All Night General Needham at first said he lad a confession from both men jut later modified this in respect to nyrils statements The two were arrested a short ime after Cyril had been brought lack to Hanvichport from Woods Hole where with Neil C McMath father of the stolen child and Wil liam Lee business associate of Mc Math and spokesman lor the par ents had undergone nn all night questioning by police Needham in announcing the av resat of the Buck Brothers exoner ated the McMatu family from any connection with the kidnaping GeneralNecdiiaTa1 quoted Ciyttt as Brought Child Bock I brought the child back niy on Leigh in Tun F J Hanlon to Stay in Hospital Few Days The condition of Frank J Hnn lon president of the Peoples Gas and Electric company who suf fered a heart attack Friday was reported improved by physicians at Park hospital Saturday However Mr Hanlon will probably be con fined to the hospital for tome time and the doctors have stated that absolute quiet with no visitors nnd no contacts with business for a few days will be necessary Sentenced to Prison for Death of Crippled Girl LINDEN Tex May G Oakley self styled divine healer was convicted today of murder in the slaying of Bcrnicc Clayton 3 year old cripple nnd sentenced to 50 years imprisonment The jury deliberated seven hours Oakleys counsel announced a motion for a new trial would be filed and should that be denied an appeal would be taken to the court of criminal appeals Seismograph Notes Sharp Earthquake WASHINGTON May G sharp earthquake centered about 2350 miles south of Washington was recorded today on Georgetown university seismographs It began it 1210 a m EST with maxi mum intensity at and ended at a m Passenger Killed 12 Hurt in Bus Mishap YORK Pa May 6 A Great Eastern motor bus with IS passen gers was wrecked today on the East Prospect seven miles nisL of York One of the passengers wns killed and 12 others injured Hunt English poet was said to be the finest in Uie world Brewer was president of tlie Ce dar Rapids Arts association and chairman of the public library trus tees Air Brewer died of cerebral apo plexy He had practically retired from all active business although he retained the vice presidency of the Torch Press a job printing plant of which he had been presi dent and owner for many years His wife succumbed to illness Viarch 10 Survivors include a bro her Frank Brewer of Hagcrstown Ml n sister Mrs J Winger Drap of Hagcrstown and several nieces Active Kcpulillciin As publisher of the Cedar Rapids Republican for the first two de cades of the twentieth century Brewer was instrumental in the de velopment of Cedar Rapids An nc ive republican his name waa on the lD2t general election ballot as in independent candidate for United States senator against Smith W Brookhart and Daniel F Steck But al the while Brewer was maintaining his business his spare time was devoted to his hobby of obtaining first editions rare bind ings and Huntiann Even after he sold the Republican in 1022 he kept the control of the Torch press a printshop where he turned out beautiful specimens of printing and occasionally a complete book Treasured Items He never tired of poring over his collections nor of showing them to interested friends One of his most treasured items was a group of 50 of Leigh Hunts love letters to Mar ianne Kent Brewers active political farcer as an office seeker was short When the republican party nominated Brookhart for the senate in 102i Brewer a conservative opposed him vigorously He took out nomi nation papers as an independent candidate but shortly afterward announced his withdrawal and his support of Stcck the democratic nominee Scaled hv Senate It wns too late however for his name to be removed from the bal rTurn to IilRR 2 Column Al Kraschel Denies He Intends to Resign DES MOINES May 6 fTN Gov Nelson G Kraschel dispelled rumors that he would resign saying he intends to hold his position at least until the special session of the general assembly is over in Au gust The only exception he snid would he a call from Washington asking him lo assist in the admin istration of the farm relief laws knew nothingof the affair until Wednesday night when it is under stood he acted as contact man be tween the kidnapers and the girls parents Ernest Bradford state detective explained many details of the case but said ne was not at liberty yet tp divulge other phases He said he could not say whether there would be more arrests The man who got the will give me 510000 if I let him go alone he said I dont intend to do that The money was paid in bills and not gold There was S50 000 In 520 bills and 520000 in 5100 bills liefused His 510000 One of the men the contact man refused to take his 510000 That was Cyril The transfer of the money occurred aboard the boat Lees The masked man took the to give to someone The man in the mask was Ken neth The masked man said he was going to give S50000 to some one was going to keep for him self and was going to give S10000 to the contact man The contact mnn returned the to McMath He could well afford to when his brother had Bradford said he did not know where the child had been kept In hiding Mrs Riulc Weeps While Needham and a corps of state detectives questioned Buck Mrs Cyril Buck wept profusely She later said she had not seen her hubsand since he disappeared Wed nesday night the night the con Miri raft i IOWA WEATHER Partly cloudy A I 1 g h 11 uurniftr in tlio extreme west portion Srtlunluy Sunday tfunenilJy fulr nntl somewhat in the cnHt and centrnf portions possibly sJiotvcra in thn extriMiiR west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for M hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Mitvirmim Fridnv 45 Minimum hi 3K At 8 A M Vi talnrull 21 WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday May 8 For the Upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Showers at beginning gcnerally fair luring middle and again toward end of week normal temperatures ;