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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Edited for the Home HIS M t 11 It A 1 P r or i f is A VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 12 1933 EDITION THIS PAPEH CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE U S Has to Make Choice World or Isolation Policy Before It Says Logan By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON May 12 CPA thought says Senator Mar vel M Logan of Kentucky is that America must choose definitely be twesa a world policy and an isolationist pol icy The senator was contrasting President Roose velts program of a planned con trol of produc tion with Secre tary of State Hulls program presumably the presidents too since he chose Secretary Hull as his cabinet premier for an alla r o u nd r e vival of pros perity by a gen eral removal of i n t e r n a tional trade barriers I can well be lieve continued NO 188 FARM RELIEF BILL BECOMES LAW World Committee Approves Tariff SPOKESMEN FOR Senator Marvel Logan the Kentuckian in the possibility of a very exact advance estimate of the amount of wheat for ex ample which Americans would re quire in the course of a given year Such an estimate having been made with due additional allow ance for unforeseen contingencies and the warehouses having been provided to store the crop when harvested it obviously would be a simple matter for the government to announce Uncle Sam is pre pared to pay suchandsuch a price for suchandsuch a quantity of wheat as soon as it is available No acre estrictions would be needed The offer however would he limited Every Commodity system It seems to me i cojUd beextended to Include every 1 of JmpprtV factory caicilable alloca Uon ofVtha required labor for this production all hands would be em ployed A fair adjustment of wages could be arrived at without diffi culty Justly and competently man anaged I can see nothing that should prevent this arrangement from working we lived unto ourselves alone But the instant that exports and imports are introduced into our equation I would surmise that com plications inevitably must bsgiri to present themselves The outside world would be beyond our control a hopeless factor to reckon with No Necessities Needed Now this country is to such an extent selfsufficient that it could exist with few sugar rubber hardly any downright necessities The perfection of our system also would make us wholly independent of export markets Would it serve our purpose then to into the United States are hereby prohibited abso lutely It would not be a tariff policy It simply would mean that we realized our ability to live prosper ously among ourselves but our total inability to be sure of our own pros perity with outside interference I am not quite sure said the senator what my position would be if the question were put up to me to answer categorically COUNTRIES IN 3 HOUR SESSION Germany Announces Its Agreement With Minor Reservations j I LONDON May 12 Am I eric an proposal for an international tariff truce was unanimously adopt ed today at a meeting of the organ izing committee of the world econo mic conference The armistice was agreed upon after the representatives of the eight nations on the committee had been in session more than three hours Norman H Davis President Roosevelts negotiator came from the conference room in the foreign office his face wreathed in smiles It is good he said In the course of the negotiations each country participatinghad an opportunity to express views sup porting the broad principles of the armistice and making immediately it effective MUST REDUCE ARMS MINNESOTA FARMERS SIGN ORDER FOR STRIKE of the slate for Senate Rejects Bill to Shift Power Tax WASHINGTON May 11 7P The senate today rejected an amendment to the house tax bill which would have transferred the 3 per cent levy on electricity from the consumer to the producer with exemptions for municipally owned plants AUNT NET By Robert Quillen I Men hurrah for a win ner but if all the women in town like a certain one its because she aint much com petition WASHINGTON May 12 A joint statement issued today by President Roosevelt and Dr Hjal mar Schacht German representa tive said both wereconyinced that worldileconpmic conference could unless along wita economic disarmament there is military disarmament German readiness to agree to a world tariff truce with minor res ervation was announced by Dr Schacht as he entered his talks to day with Secretary Hull at the state department and President Roosevelt at the white house Schacht said it had been Ger manys intention to do so all along and remarked he did not under stand why so much confusion on the point had been created He said Germanys reservations were minor compared to those of Great Britain and France He indicated that his countrys agreement to a truce soon would be made known formally He did not state what the reservations were Great Britain and France have both specified provisions designed to en able them to raise tariffs to meet depreciation of currencies Peru Colombia Will Negotiate Border Dispute President of Liberal Party in Colombia Will Go to Lima LIMA Peru May 12 and Colombia agreed today to di rect negotiations to solve their con flict over the Leticia border terri tory in the upper Amazon region Alfonso Lopez president of the liberal party in Colombia is coming into Lima Sunday to discuss per sonally with President Benavides of Peru the solution of the Leticia question The negotiations which will fol low the arrival of Senor Lopez will be theresult of an exchange of tele graph messages between the Co lombian statesman and the Peru vian president who have been Inti mate friends since the time when both served in diplomatic posts at London Charge Manslaughter in Auto Crash Deaths COUNCIL BLUFFS May 12 m of manslaughter were filed against Virgil Lint of Council Bluffs in connection with the deaths of Mrs Ida Anderson 73 and Charles A Woods in an automobile accident Four others were hurt In the crash including Lint Wanted in Iowa for Desertion of Wife TOPEKA Kans May 12 Governor Landon declined to sign extradition papers to Iowa for Dale H Jones alleged to have left his wife in Dea Moines 20 days before the birth of a child FIND BOMBS IN US CONSULATE American Consul in Mukden Has Probed Japanese Occupation MUKDEN Manchuria May 12 were discovered today In theresidence of the American Consul General Myrl S Myera and in the British consulate general They were removed without explod ing Japanese police are investigating the incident Mr Myers has been active in gathering facts for the United States government concerning the Japanese military occupation of Manchuria and Japans sponsorship of the Manchukuo government in the territory seized from China Later report said he had been en gaged in negotiations seeking tlie release of Dr Nells Nielsen Amer ican missionary kidnaped several weeks ago by Chinese brigands Officials Get Prepared for Farm Strike TWO Of Men Heia n Move to Prevent Any Three Others Not Inconvenience to Yet Arrested Public TO DEFEND PEIPING PEIPING May 12 authorities moved swiftly today for the defense of Peiping after a sec ond reconnaissance of the city by a Japanese war plane This plane like that of yesterday dropped handbills saying the Japa nese are ready to extend their at tack to Peiping and Tientsin unless the Chinese cease armed resistance Chinese antiaircraft guns fired ineffectively at the plane The plane flew directly over the American le gation and quarters of 500 United States marine guards Chinese aviators trained by Americans are expected to give battle if the Japanese attempt any more flights over the city An official announcement said Japanese flyers again bombed a Chinese base hospital at Chihslen 40 miles east of here today Ten persons were reported killed in cluding four hospital inmates acd 20 persons were Injured Heavy fighting was continuing today at Nantienmen on the north ern road leading to Peiping Heavy casualties were reported Minnesota Governor Is Operated on for Acute Appendicitis MINNEAPOLIS May 12 Jov Floyd B Olson early today was operated on for acute appendi citis at a hospital here His physi cian who decided to operate after the governor suffered a severe at tack last evening said he was resting fairly well with no sign of iomplications Young Democrats to Meet Friday Evening The Young Democrats club of Mason City Is to hold its first monthly meeting at the HiY room at the Y M C A Friday evening at 8 oclock when reports on the state convention will be made by Albert Grubb new vice president of he state organization and others Dlans are to be laid at the meet ng for a social gathering of the club in the near future CHICAGO May 12 dom moved today to prevent any farm strike inconvenience to the American public At various points where tieups of marketings of food stuff were threatened officials took action The strike under sponsorship of the Farmers Holiday association is scheduled to start tomorrow In Wisconsin Gov A G Schmede man warned sheriffs and district attorneys they would be held re sponsible for any disorders grow ing out of picketing attempts while in Oklahoma Gov W H Murray declared that every man will be protected in his right to sell to him who wants to buy Bundescn Issues Warning A strike by some dairy farmers in northern Illinois which was op posed by members of the Pure Milk association was threatened for tomorrow and Health Commission er Hermann Bundesen issued a warning that milk from any section where tieups are attempted would be barred from the metropolitan area He contended in the past such strikes had jeopardized the purity of the milk supply Representatives of about 2000 milk producers in Maryland Dela ware New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania decided to lend moral support to the strike movement but in at least one section of the cen tral west some doubt as to the atti tude of the farmers existed That was in South Dakota where Emil Loriks secretary of that states di vision of the Holiday association said no organized effort toward participation had been made Decline to Participate At St Paul directors of the Twin City Milk Producers association de clined to participate in the proposed strike Milo Reno president of the holi day association left Des Molnes for Tnrn to Cnlumn 2 BAIRD DIES AT COUNCIL BLUFFS Former State Senator and Banker Is Victim of Heart Attack COUNCIL BLUFFS May 12 S Baird former state senator died today of a heart attack Balrd was a member of the thirtyninth to fortyfourth ses sions of the general assembly and formerly was chairman of the nen ate ways and means committee He was vice president and trust officer of the Council Bluffs Sav ings bank Born in Council Bluffs June 3 1863 he was the son of the Rev and Mrs Samuel Baird He attended Council Bluffs high school and was graduated from Cornell college In Mt Vernon Iowa in 1884 He was admitted to the practice of law in 1887 FIVE NAMED IN LE MARS RIOTS LB MARS May 12 attorneys charging conspiracy rolissault rind assaul with intent to do great bodily in jury were filed in Plymouth county court here today against five al leged ringleaders of the attack on Judge C C Bradley Bond was fixed at 52000 on the conspiracy charge and at SI000 on the assault charge by Judge Earl Peters Arraignmentwill be at 9 a m tomorrow Richard Popken and Martin Ros burgare now in tha county jail here but Morris Cope A A Mit chell and Ed Casper have not yet been arrested Warrants Issued Bench warrants for their arrest were issued today by Judge Peters Nelson Miller and S F X Meis ap peared before the court today for Llie five They said they did not know that they would act as de fense attorneys Inasmuch as they had not yet talked to any of the five under charge Their appearance was at the request of friends of the five Miller said Fifteen farmers alleged to have participated in the attack on Judge Bradley still are held in county jail Ask for Help DENISON May 12 one prisoners held here for their alleged part in farm riots in Craw ford county today wired former Senator John J Blaine of Wisconsin an appeal for legal counsel Carl C Carlson and Frank North signed the telegram asking Elaines aid in behalf of the 19 others held Ben Obrecht suspected leader of farm disturbances surrendered to authorities this morning Defendants were allowed until Monday to enter pleas to charges of conspiracy and contempt of court Wisconsin Officials Ask Extradition of Allamakee Sheriff DES MOINES May 12 Clyde Herringheard a petition for extradition of Sheriff James Baxter 3f Allamakee county today sought by Sheriff Raymond Jacobaon of Vernon county Wis Wisconsin authorities claim Sher ff Baxter violated a Wisconsin n transporting the Frank Down ng family under court order as nonresidents of Towa through Crawford county Wls into Vernon county Extradition papers signed by Gov A G Schmedeman of Wisconsin were presented to Governor Her ring Iowa Rains General but Mostly Slight DES MOINES May 12 was general over the state last night but In many localities only small amounts of precipitation were reported Boone had one inch In dianola 11 Keokuk 114 Creston 132 and Oskalooaa 143 FARM STRIKE TO SAYS MILO RENO Holiday Leader Is Not Satisfied With Plea or Roosevelt ST PAUL May 12 na tional farm strike will start tomor row despite President Roosevelts action in signing the farm bill and farm mortgage creditors to bstain from foreclosures Milo Reno Dea Moines president of the National Farmers Holiday associa tion said here today A message asking President Roosevelt whether he intended to declare a moratorium on farm foreclosures and executions on cliat el mortgages wag sent by Reno fiom Des Moines last night Ho conferred here today with Farm holiday association members from Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa and North Dakota about making effective s farmers strike which was voted at the National Farmer Holiday convention in Des Moines last week Culm at News Told that the president had signed the farm bill ami urged a relaxation in foreclosures Reno said calmly I would be better satisfied if the president had made it a demand that creditors refrain from fore closing on farms This battle has got to be fought It is a contest You never will solve this problem until it is fundamentally solved Asked if he would call off the strike if Mr Roosevelt issued proclamation halting farm mort gage foreclosures Reno said Cant Call It Off I cant call off the strike Such action would have to he taken by the directors of the various state organizations If we felt there was need for such a meeting the direc tors could be contacted hurriedly and a conference held Informed that the farm strike in Pennsylvania had been cancelled Reno asserted the fight down there is mostly a local one They have Men striking down there for some time Reno said that the Pennsylvania Farmers Holiday association is not officially affiliated with the na tional organization and that Penn sylvania was not represented at the national meeting in Des Moines last week Pliin for Strike The Holiday association leaders went into executive conference shortly before noon to plan for the strike We are meeting primarily to ex change experiences in the respective states and ascertain what we con sider the best means of milking the strike most effective said John Sosch of Atwater president of the Minnesota Holiday association Expected to attend this after noons session were Usher L Bur lick Pargo president of the North Dakota Farmers Holiday as sociation and Walter M Singler Appleton president of the Wiscon sin Cooperative milk pool Will Rogers CHELSEA Okla May Oklahoma never looked prettier Havent seen n tractor working all day The country has gone sane and got back to horses Farmers all look worse but they feel better One of the very next things Mr Roosevelt is goingto do so I was told in Washington on the best authority was to ap point an oil czar No indus try needs a warden worse Spring has come Rockefeller and Brisbane are drifting north from Florida These two old men arc a surer sign than the geese used to be Yours WILL 1033 KcNaucht Syndicate MEANS FINISHES HIS LURID STORY Says 2 Men Who Sold Beer to Lindbergh Servants Stole Baby WASHINGTON May 12 laston B Moans completed his story of the Lindbergh kidnaping this afternoon and District Attor ney Leo A Rover refused to cross examine him No crass examination Rover said oa the portly former justice de partment agent finished his luric story ofIlls activities in the at tempt of Mrs Evalyn Walsh Me Lean to restore the baby to Co and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh Means is on trial with Norman T Whitaker on a charge of conspiring to defraud the estranged wife o the former Washington publisher of 535000 in connection with the case Sold Beer to Servants During the day Means testified New Jersey bootleggeis who sold to servants in the Lindbergh home hnd been involved in the kid naping He named Max Hassel and Unx Grcenberg both of whom were tilled April 12 in a gang murder at Illzabelh N J Means said that on one occasion vhen Hassel and Greenherg had de iverccl beer they had simply picked ip the baby and taken it away He added that on one occasion ifter lengthy negotiations with renton for the return of the baby ic returned to Washington anil ound a memorandum saying that in an attempt to remove the baby rom its hiding place in New Jersey he baby was dropped on Its head ind killed Bnhy All Right I called Mrs McLean on the icxt day and she told me that the nurse of the Lindbergh baby hail called her on the telephone and aid that the baby was all right Means testified I then got in touch with Fenton ind told him of Mrs McLeans call e told me that the nurse haci come o Washington and having been in ormed that Mrs McLean waq in a uglily nervous state had phoned her to quiet her Fenton I have reports that the Turn to TOUR fs Cnljmn 3 Joan Crawfo Divorce From Doug Jr JOAN CIIAVVFOKU Describes Instances of Jealousy and Suspicion LOS ANGELES May what nervous Joan Crawford movie actress ascended a superior court witness stand today de scribed instance of a jealous and suspicious attitude of Douglas Fairbanks Jr and won a divorce from him The actress appeared in court in a smart sports outfit which set off her darkly tanned face Her divorce ending what has been referred to at times ns Holly woods JOO per cent marriage was granted by Judge Minor Moore She gave testimony largely reiter ating complaints made in her di vorce petition filed about two weeks ago Miss Crawford seemed unable to sit still for more than a moment at a time She fumbled constantly at a small purse Since he had entered a default in the suit Fairbanks did not appear in court PRESIDENT ASKS MORTGAGEES TO WAIT OPERATION Wallace Names Peek to Direct Provisions of Measure WASHINGTON May 12 President Roosevelt put quickly into law today the farm reliefcurrency inflation measure with a simultane ous appeal to mortgage creditors to abstain from foreclosures pending Deration of tlie legislation He signed tbe all Inclusive bill in lie presence of congressional lead rs and government heads who will dminister it He was ready to net to use the ower to increase commodity prices nd expand his when as and if it may be neccs ary The bill includes provision for rc inancing of agricultural mortgages n a lower interest rate Plea to CredltorH Promising to administer this romptly the president in a state ment asked mortgage creditors to abstain from bringing foreclosure roceedings until the elaborate ma hinery for reducing agricultural lebts can be put into effect While waiting to receive the bill rom capitol hill he and the dis inguished group with him chatted happily over the success of the long cgisiative contest over the legisla tion In accordance with the policy of putting provisiong of the farm bill into execution as soon as possible Secretary Wallnco formally denle noted George N Peek ot MollnV chief the measure Will Take Oath The act took place a short while after the signing and Peck will take his oath of office almost at once A farm equipment manufacturer and student of farm problems he will carry out the provisions of the sweeping bill designed to raise farm prices after the president and the secretary of agriculture decide fie exact course to pursue Peeks title is administrator of he Rgricultural adjustment net Ho was a republican until 1028 and broke away from the party to upport Alfred E Smith because of issatisfaction with the republican dministrations attitude toward arm relief proposals Work for Promptness In signing an agriculture debt re ef measure into law the president a formal statement said Every effort will be made to ad minister the net promptly consid erately and justly I urge upon mortgage creditors until full opportunity has boon given to mnke effective the provisions of the mortgage refinancing sections of the farm relief act that they ab stain from bringing foreclosure proceedings and making any efTort to dispossess farmers who are in debt to them Over 600 Visitors at Veishea Traditional Iowa State Festival AMES May 12 GB VeiBhea traditional Iowa State college cele bration continued today with more than 600 visitors registered Inclem ent weather held attendance below former years at first day sessions yesterday More than 500 boys from 54 high schools have been en rolled in the agricultural congress and 80 girls from 21 schools are at tending the home makers meetings 3ht IOWA WEATHER Showers protmhlo Friday night nnd Saturday slightly warmer north central nnd southwest portions Friday night mid in west nm north central Saturday LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 60 Ixnvest in Night 40 At 8 A M Friday Si Precipitation U of an inch The sunshine Thursday was of brief duration with no Indication a letup in misting showers Friday ;