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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1933, Mason City, Iowa Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home C M i H A R I 0 H E R HIS MEM 6 1 DEPT OF OWA DES UOJNES VOL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPV PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIJ NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 17 1933 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 192 Question on War Debts Will Congress Give President Power to Dicker witn rresident By HERBERT PLXJMMER ASHINGTON May 17 sistent r e p o r ts and reiterated beliefs that war debts will play an important part in the forthcoming w o r Id economic c o n f e r e nee at London has giv en rise to inter eating specula tion in Washing ton political cir cles Ramsay Mac donald upon his return to Great Britain from dis m cussions here Roosevelt told the house of commons that success of the conference depends on concur rent war debt negotiations France with a payment due the United States on June 15 is reported as urging such debt discussions warm Will Congress Consent The question then arises if the debt question is to be gone into at London will provisional powers for Mr Roosevelt be necessary during the time that congress is in recess and if so will congress consent to give him such powers The London conference promises to be a long and drawn out affair Some have estimated that it will last at least six months Congress is certain to be in adjournment most of this time With opinion abroad as it is on this question and in the face of the known attitude of the senate and house on debts in general the whole thing is decidedly delicate No Simple Matter The problems involved cannot be solved by men merely sitting down together and working out a proposi tion which seems to them reason Tf Tnis appears iieison i that war debts havent gone far to date in the discussion stage In Washington There have been some of course who have intimated that drastic readjustments will have to me made But usually when it came to a showdown they voted other wise President Hoovers failure to have the debt commission recreated late in 1931 was a weather vane Things Have Changed But the situation is far different now President Roosevelt has been given powers by congress which a year ago were undreamed of The emergency banking act the farm bill with the inflation amendment and the economy mention only a bestowed upon him vast permissive authority Congress has put Into his hands the weapons to do what it Is ad mitted they were unable or unwill ingto do Will they be willing to put the debt question into his hands Whatever he might do would in the end have to be approved by congress But with provisional pow ers he might at least have a chance at reaching n workable agreement on the question Congress could re serve the right to approve or reject later on Son of Iowa Airways President Recovers After Plane Crackup FORT DODGE May 17 Donal Eno 19 son of the president of the Iowa Airways corporation was recovering in a hospital here today from injuries suffered when the plane he was flying crashed yes terday Eno alone in the plane crashed at the Fort Dodge airport shortly after a takeoff The plane was demolished AUNT NET By Robert Quillen S h e says shes only thirty but no woman under fortyfive keeps thinkin shell feel as good as ever next week HITLER BACKS ROOSEVELT PLAN Hitler Indorsement Heartens President CONGRESS GETS ACT TO CONTROL ALL INDUSTRIES President Includes Huge Public Works Bill in Measure WASHINGTON May 17 President Roosevelt sent to con gress today a far reaching bill to give him power to license industry if necessary to control production wages and working conditions Designed to carry out his plan for a partnership between the govern ment and industry the administra tion bill would give the chief execu tive power to license industry which did not cooperate to elimi nate unfair practices Included in the legislation was authorization for a 53300000000 publicworks program to be carried on by federal state and local gov ernments through federal financing Purpose of Plan Senator Wagner D N Y who introduced the bill in the senate ex plained in a formal statement the purpose of the industry control plan was to procure cooperative act Ion within industry with a view to eliminating unfair competitive practices and thereby to reduce em ployment improve standards of la bor and otherwise to rehabilitate industry Initiative to make agreements for contrplrpf prdductloB would rest withtradei4s3pciationsoand such Vpcame until approved by the president Any group or association within an industry would be authorized to prepare a code of fair competition covering trade and competitive practices within that industry Could Approve Code The president could approve the code if he found that the group was reresenlative of the industry that it admitted all members of the in dustry that the code was fair to competitors employes and consum ers that it would not promote mon opoly and that it did not oppress or discriminate against small business Requesting full executive author ity to inaugurate a 53300000000 public construction program he asked the legislators to decide be fore early next week on new taxes to underwrite this project If a decision is not reached by that time he will submit his own recommendations for levies Prohibition Repeal Mr Roosevelt also asked author ity to reduce or eliminate the new taxes should prohibition repeal be como effective or increasing rev enues make them unnecessary Calling attention to the repeal amendment before the states Roosevelt said in event it is adopted The preprohibition revenue laws would then automatically go Into effect and yield enough wholly to eliminate these temporary reem ployment taxes HOUSE ADOPTS SHOALS REPORT Completes Congress Action on Tennessee Valley Project Bill WASHINGTON May 17 The house today approved the con ference report on the Muscle Shoals Tennessee valley development bill completing congressional action and sending the measure to the white house The house approval was given within an hour of the time the final draft of the measure was taken up Yesterday the senate had voted adoption and only the routine sig natures of Vice President Garner and Speaker Rainey were needed to lay the measure before President Roosevelt The measure will put again in operation under the government the giant power and nitrate plants at Muscle Shoals on the Tennessee river In Alabama It provides for building a new dam at Cove creek on the Clinch river and authorizes government transmission and sale of power The house vote on adoption of the report was 59 to 112 Hit by Train Dies DAVENPORT May 17 George Stone 19 Davenport died in a hospital after being hit by a passenger train as he was getting off a freight Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal May lots of war news in the papers I knew it was com ing when I saw that we had cut down on our army and navy If you want to know when a war is coming just watch the U S and see when they start cutting down on their defense Its the surest barometer in the world The democrats have one great falling that I was in hopes they had lived down and that is they just want to fix the affairs of the world Now its big hearted and its mighty generous but its just not possible for me three thousand miles away to tell you what caliber gun to have in your house You know your neighbors better than I do Yours WILL Copyright 1033 McNaughl Syndicate DEPUTIES ROUT MILK STRIKERS 200 Mile Wisconsin Front Peaceful Milk Starts Flowing Again MILWAUKEE May 17 tween four and five thousand dep uty sheriffs carrying riot sticks which look like baseball bats and with gas bombs hitched to their belts today apparently had aub TWO OFFER NOT GUILTY PLEAS IN LE MARS COURT Judge Tells Pair They May Change Minds Before Trial LE MARS Iowa May 17 Richard Dick Popken and John Sokolovsky pleaded not guilty today to charges of assaulting Judge C C Bradley 53 duringa riot at Plym outh county courthouse here April 28 The two were arraigned before Judge Earl Peters of Clarinda spe cially appointed to hear the farm riot cases Popken free under bond was charged with assault with in tent to do great bodily harm and conspiracy to assault Sokolovsky held in the county jail was charged only with assault Free tinder Bond Martin Rosberg alleged leader of the attack on Judge Bradley is free under bond and will be arraigned to morrow A military court of inquiry which investigated the riot under authority of martial law asserted that Rosberg had been identified as the man who dragged Judge Brad ley from his bench and helped load him into a truck From the court house the judge was taken Into the country and choked into uncon sciousness with a rope tether be cause he refused to promiseto sign no more mortgage foreclosure de were national guardsmen as civilian officers armed but with out uniforms Shawano county trouble center where angry farmers won several encounters with deputies was quiet today and large quantities of milk were flowing to the four big plants of the Consolidated Badger coopera tive which supplies milk to Chicago About 1400 deputies moved through the countryside In trucks looking for trouble and finding Tittle Deputies charged through picket lines In cleaning out camps of pickets they arrested 29 men They were questioned at comunity hall in Shawano where militiamen have established headquarters A little liquor and one pistol were confis cated and all were released Threatened With Arrest MADISON Wis May IT Instigators of violence and destruc tion during the Wisconsin milk strike were threatened with arrest on the charge of conspiracy against organized government by Adjutant General Ralph M Immell today They must be prepared to take full responsibility for their acts Immell said Object to Removing Quarantine on Meat WASHINGTON May 17 Four western senators visited the state department today to lay be fore Secretary Hull objections to removing the quarantine against meat from Argentina and other South American countries Wooden Money Holds Up Better in Water ELAINE Wash May 17 Ole Nelson fisherman accidentally dropped his weeks earnings 28 of Blaines wooden dollars into the harbor His three sons rescued the salary It floated infoMea Popken and Sokolovsky that they may change their plea to guilty at any time before the trial In the hope of clemency Change of Vcnuo County Attorney E R Murray appearing for the state filed a peti tion for change of venue He con tended that a fair jury would be difficult to obtain in Plymouth county Judge Peters allowed defense At torneys Nelson Miller of Le Mars S F X Meis of Adrian Minn and O D Nickle of Sioux City two days in which to file objections It was understood unofficially to day that Clarence Darrow noted criminal lawyer of Chicago had de cided not to join the defense His original decision to enter the cases was based on the expectation that criminal syndicalism charges would be filed against the farmers charged with participating in outbreaks in northwest Iowa Hunt n Others Authorities today continued their hunt for Morris Cope A A Mit chell and Ed Casper sought as leaders of the attack on Judge Bradley and missing from their homes for more than two weeks The ninth district of Iowa Amer ican Legion in convention here to day announced a drive to obtain Xum to IQfffi S Colnmn 8 Congressman Brand From Georgia Dies ATHENS Ga May 17 gressman Charles H Brand 72 democrat representing the tenth Georgia district died at his home here today after a long illness Swan Turnblad 72 Dies at Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS May 17 Swan Johan Turnblad 72 founder of the American Institute of Swed ish art Literature and Science here died today from heart disease Wyoming and New Jersey Vote to Repeal Dry Law CHEYENNE Wyo May 17 has voted 6 to 1 in fa vor of ratification of a congres sional resolution repealing the eigh teenth amendment Precinct conventions selected to county conventions 45G delegates favoring repeal to 76 pledged to vote for retention of prohibition The returns were not complete but came from half the most populous precincts Many of the 667 precincts held no conventions County meetings will be tomor row at which delegates will bV named to a state convention at Gas per May 25 Repeal proponents ex pect the poll of the state convention to be even more overwhelming in their favor NEWARK N J May 17 New Jersey in an election that was only a formality has become the fifth state to go on record for re peal of the eighteenth amendment An almst solid phalanx of wets was named yesterday to attend a convention to consider repeal of pro hibition The result was known be forehand because prohibitionists failed to file candidates in more than half the counties Delegatesat large pledges to repeal were chosen by a heavy majority of the light vote cast Complete figures were not pected until late today Four wards of the 12 in Jersey City gave For repeal ticket 13101 for dry ticket 6 SHOOTS BANK BANDIT Russell Halo bunk cushler of Muuston Win dis plays the deer rifle with which he fatally wounded one would be bank robber and captured another after they ordered him into the banks vault Asso DISARMAMENTS CHANCES RAISED BY CHANCELLOR Moderation of Talk to Reichstag Surprises Paris Officials WASHINGTON May 17 resident Roosevelt was described oday at the white house as heart ned by Chancellor Adolf Hitlers ndorsement of his move for peace in he speech to the reichstag to which had listened State department officials de cribed the speech of Chancellor litler of Germany on disarmament as encouragingly conciliatory Disarmament experts at the de artment noted particularly that mier expressed his approval of resident Roosevelts dramatic ap eal for abolition offensive veapons declared his willingness o accept internatinal control of armaments and stated that Ger nany was willing to count ita na ional police force and storm troop ers in figuring its armed forces Culled Hopeful Sign Hitlers announced approval of he MacDonald arms reduction plan in principle was seen aa a hopefu sign for progress at the Geneva conference scheduled to reopen to morrow Especial importance was attached to the statement that Ger many was not thinking of a war o aggression and did not want to re arm but wanted other na Illness Fatal to T P Harrington Algona Attorney Law Partner of Dickinson Survived by Wife and 2 Children ALGONA May P Har rington 65 prominent local citizen and law partner of United States Senator L J Dickinson died here at 9 oclock this morning He had been in poor health for some time suffering from a liver ailment Re cently he returned from the Uni versity of Iowa hospital where It was deemed futile to operate Mr Harrington was born Dec 17 1867 at New Diggins Wis the youngest of six sons and three daughters Ho studied law at the college law at the State Univer sity of Iowa and was graduated in 1899 Itcsliled Here Since 1899 On June 1 1899 he came to Al gona and formed a law partnership with Senator Dickinson The two remained in partnership up to Mr Harringtons death In 1903 Mr Harrington was elected county at torney and served in this capacity until 1907 For 20 years Mr Harrington served as a member of the school board and was president several times He was defeated in the last election In 1910 Mr Harrington was elected state representative from Kossuth county and served in the legislature for two terms Two Children Survive Surviving arc his widow and two children Bcrniece at home and Rob ert who is a senior law student at the University of Iowa Mrs Har rington was an Algona girl Funeral arrangements have not been announced Marathon Robin Has Rest From Chasing Tram Carrying Eggs BENTON HARBOR Mich Ma 17 JPiA marathon robin who had to keep on the wing to hold the pace with her brood is getting a res1 here Conductor Roy Blodgett saw the bird flying under the caboose of a HartfordBenton Harbor freigh train Investigation revealed a nes under structure bearing two blui eggs The next incoming freight train from Grand Rapids brought anothe caboose and with in an order from division headquarters Use extra caboose until robin is done with car By The Associated Press It is not wise to rob people of lelr economic means of existence ithout taking into account their ght to live Chancellor Hitler told he y A willingness to obtain modiflca tion of the restrictions of the Ver sallies treaty by peaceful method rather than armed force was th interpretation officials placed upon Hitlers words Duladier Promtacn Support PARIS May 17 JP The modera tion of Chancellor Adolf Hitlers speech before the reichstag today stunned French officialdom A gov ernment spokesman said there ap peared to be a complete about face n the German policy Premier Daladier today declared that France will gladly join in the enerous effort of the president of he United States for which we ar dently wish success He expressed most sincere satisfaction with the presidents message to the world ssues yesterday IMPROVEMENT IN BUSINESS SEEN Reported to President by Committee of Reserve Board Council WASHINGTON May 17 improvement in business conditions throughout the country was reported to President Roose velt today by a special committee of the advisory council of the fed eral reserve board The committee headed by Wal ter Smith of St Louis is in special session here with Secretary Woodln Apparently the administration is carefully sizing up the nation a situation preparatory to the use of any of the new power given the president for inflation The group also discussed with Mr Roosevelt the pending banking reform legislation in congress which is aimed at preventing the use of federal reserve funds speculation Secretary Woodin accompanied the committee to the white house Melvin Traylor of Chicago said h was optimistic over the presenl situation Others of the advisory cornmittei were Henry Robinson of Los An geles Theodore Wold of Minne apolis and M Loeb of Philadelphia Bank Cashier Fails to Obey 3 Bandits Slain BUXTON N Dak May 17 IP A cashier who disobeyed th commands of three holdup men was wounded fatally today as the Firs National bank was robbed of be tween and The cashier Leonard Hanson was shot through the cheat while running into a rea room to open a valve releasing tea gas Aa he fell to the floor he reached the valve filling the bank with choking fumea High Spots of Talk by Chancellor The idea of rendering service to ther peoples by destroying econom cally a people of 65000000 is so bsurd that nobody can dare today penly to expose It Germany has fulfilled her repara ons obligations the chancellor aid with a fidelity that was truly uicldal It is the most solemn wish of he national government Hitler sserted to prevent Europe going nder in communistic chaos The chancellor said the purpose f the nazi revolution was there old First to prevent a communist verthrow second to give employ lent to millions of workless third o reestablish stable government We and this young Germany iltler said referring to his three old purpose are animated by the Leepest understanding for similar eDlings and attitudes by other peo iles SAYSPEACENOW FIRST PROBLEM BEFORE WORLD Pledges Germany to Go as Far as Any Other Country BERLIN May 17 lor Adolf Hitler in an impassioned speech before the reichstag today gratefully indorsed President Roose velts plan for relieving the in ternational crisis and promised co operation with Mr Roosevelts efforts The chancellor agreed that with out solution of the disarmament problem lasting economic recon struction Is un thinkable This generation Buffered too much from the insanity of our times to intend to visit the same upon The Versailles treaty is no solu tion for existing Europeon trou bles the nazl leader declared nevertheless no German govern ment win accord biin about a break of the arrangemen which cannot be remov ed withou being supplanted by a bettei1 one The chancellor announced Ger many demandsthe disarmament o other nations because equality armaments is moral legal and sen sible Germany wants nothing she not ready to give to others It is untrue that the storm roopers of the nazi party stand nny relation to the reichswehr and that they constitute militarily rained units or army reserves The purpose of both the nazi itorm troops and the steel helmets ie declared was to protect Ger nany from communism In behalf of the entire nation and especially the young nazi pledged that Ger The danger of communism ther nations cannot measure What concrete safeguards does ranee demand beyond the interna ional oblibatlons already as umed the chancellor asked What safeguards is Germany to lave Germany is ready at any time o assume further obligations of an ntcrnational nature provided other ations also are ready Germany would dissolve her en iro military establishment and de troy what little armaments arc left f neighborng countries did like wise Adolf Hltlnr movement he many would go as far as any na ion in disarming even to the ex ent of scrapping her whole mill ary equipment provided other owers did the same Momentous Address The chancellor delivered his mo mentous pronouncement before a reichstag crowded with his uni formed followers Behind him was a vast swastika banner and beside it a black white and red flag With great emphasis he declared that his government was dedicated to stamping put communismpro yiding reestablishing stable government Hbli iybung Germany he said has ttie deep est understanding for similar as pirations and for the justified claims to life of other peoples He particularly offered to re frain from any claims for instru ments of aggression so long as other nations scrapped theirs One Great Task There is but one great task be the world namely to secure the peace of the world the chan cellor exclaimed amid the plaudits of his listeners He denied that Germany contem plated an invasion of France or roland emphasizing that his na ion is devoid of all Instruments of Egression Germany the chancellor said is endy to join any nonaggression act in the realization that the high minded proposal of the Ameri can president to inject the mighty United States as the guarantor of peace in Europe would mean great tranquilization for all who desire peace Details Figures Detailing with figures the extent to which Germany is disarmed un der the treaty of Versailles and pre senting statistics to show that other nations are bristling with arma ments the chancellor demanded fiercely What more concrete security can Turn tn Tnffe Column 1 Lasting economic reconstruction is unthinakable Hitler announced without solution of the disarmament problem World Fair Visitors Travel by Taxi From New York to Chicago CHICAGO May 17 cou ple of gentlemen hailed a taxi at the corner of Fortyfifth street and Broadway in New York one day last week and said to the driver Arthur O Kurth Chicago and make it snappy Yesterday the Ahmed El Fellahi and Hadjar Si Mon hamed both from Rabat Morrocco The bill was J1BO They came for the worlds fair Kurth looked up a few Chicago relatives and then started back home Iowa to Have Balance of at End of I93133Biennium DRS MOINES May 17 F Brown state accountant esti mated that Iowa will have an un cnrumrxsred balance of 51459298 at the end of the 19311033 biennium June 30 Total revenue for biennium is estimated at JW BETTENDORF DIES AT AGE OF 68 Three Weeks Illness Fatal to President of Iowa Company BETTENDORF May 17 neral arrangements were being made today for J W Bettendorf 68 president of the Bettendorf com pany who died at his home last night after a three weeks illness Death occurred after BettendoH had rallied from a severe heart at tack Monday niffht His condition however grew worse yesterday He had been confined to his home for the last three weeks with a nervous breakdown Wea IOWA WEATHER Unsettled scattered showers and somewhat warmer in east portion night Thursday cloudy showers In north cooler in northwest por STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures foi 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 82 Minimum In Night 53 At 8 A M 64 ;