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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1933, Mason City, Iowa s E M a or i VA I North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION iVOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRES3 LEASED WIRE BEHV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9 1933 THIS PAPEI CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 27 i Hull to Go to Session PanAmerican Meet at Montevideo Approaches By HERBERT ILUMMER ASHINGTON Nov 0 though the ad ministration is beset at every turn with press ing domestic sit uations and for eign news in the headlines 13 more spectacular nev ertheless it is giving careful attention to the approaching Pan Amerlcan confer ence in Monte video The opening date of the con terence is less than a month off Secretary Hull chief delegate of the United States is expected to sail momentarily for the Uruguayan capital J Whatever may be discussed at Montevideo or regardless of what instructions Mr Roosevelt may give am representatives before they leave one thing appears certain The presidents good neighbor policy announced in his inaugural address will be the keystone of all discussions It will have been nine months lacking a day since the Roosevelt inauguration when the conference convenes on Dec 3 What has the administration accomplished during fhat period to justify the ideal of a neighbor i In Cuba In the first place there is the troublesome situation in Cuba As far back as last February the president sent personal investiga tors to the island with an eye to seeking a cure for the republics many ills In May he sent Sumner Welles to as his ambassador Welles won oftheCubans tremained InosV Sn rEvel rajivf uiua isr naa done impart In avoldlngaraea Intervention by the Uni ted S tales J When the situation was most crit ical Roosevelt personally invited en of the principal South Ameri I can countries to the white house for P a frank discussion of a mutually dis jj tressing problem He promised them there would be no intervention if it i1 could possibly be prevented re questing them so to inform their governments Concurrently with the Cuban cri sis the administration moved to solve the Haitian problem long a i thorn in the flesh of Latin Ameri cans and in a way believed accepta 1 ble to the natives of the black re i public Elsewhere j U S marines are to be withdrawn j from Haiti within a year and a rc adjustment of the financial situation J of the country is provided A year agothe Haitian congress rejected proffered treaty which would have i brought U S intervention to an end within a few years but it is confidently expected the presidents offer will be accepted Last month the president of Pan j ama came to Washington in an ef fort tp arrive at some agreement on competition between American official commissaries and Pana manian private enterprises in the I canal zone He was a guest of the white house and after several heartto heart talks with President Roose velt these and a number of other i matters of immediate concern to Panama quickly disappeared j There seems all along to have I been an effort to see the point of view of the other American peo ples 4 Chinese Flyers Killed I CANTON China Nov 9 j Four Chinese army flyers were killed today while practicing aerial bomb throwing AUNT NET By Robert Quillcn The reason Betty does the drivin is because Bill had rather set an suffer in silence than to listen EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ACT ILLEGAL Rebel Fortress in Cuba Lowers HIT DIRECTLY BY 3 SHELLS WHITE RS RAISED Firing Continues After Red Cross Emblem Is Hoisted HAVANA Nov Atares fortress held during a withering two day battle by 2000 rebel troops fighting against the present Cuban government lowered the Cuban flag this afternon from the staff above the battlements and replaced the emblem with a red cross flag The change In banners was made immediately after three shells from land batteries fired by government troops smashed into the solid old fortress in quick succession One these bursts was followed by a huge cloud of smoke debris and earth Observers from the city were unable to tell how great the damage had been Gunboat Opens Fire Almost simultaneously with the direct artillery hits the government gunboat Patria which had steamed into Havana harbor with its decks cleared for action opened its own fire and bullets rippled across the harbor Minister Guiteras announced that the rebels had surrendered the fort but firing continued after he issued L Shortly after Dr Gulteras issued his announcement a government ar tillery piece on La Luz hill from which position it had been shelling the fortress exploded killing its crew of four gunners White Plug Hoisted A white flag was hoisted over Atares fortress shortly after 3 p m but immediately hauled down from the staff Afterward the firing suddenly ceased and quiet reigned until p in when it was resumed as heav ily as before Six minutes later the defenders of Atarea ran up three white flags Threaten U S Property Earlier leaders of the ABC the radical and secret revolutionary so ciety had broadcast a warning that they intended to sack American property and provoke intervention by the United States If their two day battle for the control of the government was not decided by 3 p m At the same time they warned the public to slay off the streets as they intended to fly airplanes over the city and bomb the palfiie of President Grau San Martin at that hour They also specified 3 p m as the moment for dynamiting all vehicles found on the streets U S Not to Intervene WASHINGTON Nov 9 High government authorities ans wered reports of new violence in Cuba with a reiteration late today that intervention was not under consideration Threats from Cuban revolution ary factions to sack American property unless the battle over con trol of the government is settled quickly had brought appeals fbr protection to the state department for United States interests in Ha vana HULL WELCOMES LITVINOFF Secretary of State CordeHHuU right welcomed MaxliiiIJtvtnof to Washington when the special envoy of tlie soviet government arrived for hisconferences with President Roosevelt regarding United States recognition of Uussln Associated Press HullLitvinoff Proposals Presented to Roosevelt GOLD BOOSTED 10 GENTS MORE Dollar Skids in London to Raise Gold Price There by 27 Cents WASHINGTON Nov 0 price of 3315 an ounce for recon struction corporation purchases of newly mined domestic gold was set today an increase 10 cents over yesterdays figure and another new high Meanwhile the skidding dollar carried the dollar of gold at Lon don to an advance of 27 cents since yesterday Todays quo lation is computed at the opening London exchange rate of 498M but later the dollar slid to a record low of to the pound The actual London quotation in Jritish currency however declined 11 pence Todays domestic figure was 52 cents above that of the London mar tet while yesterdays was 69 Basis for Accord Formulated in Two Hour Meeting WASHINGTON Nov 9 Foundations for an Americansoviet understanding embracing diplo matic and economic implications were formulated at a two hour con ference today between Secretary Hull and Maxim Litvinoff The next event in the swift suc cession that has suddenly brought relations between the countries to focug after years of aloofness was the presentation of the situation to President Roosevelt late this after further state department noon No meeting is planned It appeared not unlikely that the indicated HullLitvlnoff accord fore cast the early establishment of a more or less close relationship be tween the United States and soviet the Subra Gets Fine of and 3 Months in Jail for Larceny Ward Subra was sentenced to three months in the county jail and fined by Judge M P Ed wards in district court Wednesday afternoon on a charge of larceny The charge was in connection with the theft of a revolver here last July 31 County Attorney M L Ma son represented the state while F V Nichols of Albert Lea appeared or the defendant Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Nov Tamanea big chief got to get out of his tepee to make room for the Italian La Guardee Tamanee Tamanee swampum swampum voters got no wampum out goes Tamanee I have known this little La Guar dia for years He is not only quite a wop he is quite an American He used to be con sidered a radical but radical of those days is a long haired hard shelled die hard In these times See where North Carolina went dry just through devilment and not through preference Yours WILL ROGERS Cnnyrichl IcNannIit Syndicate About Broken Up Winnebago County Is Quiet Highways Into Sioux City Open Picketing of the roads leading imo Mason City which was started Thursday morning in conjunction with orders received by local mem bers of the Farmers Holiday was practically broken up by noon when the farmers had withdrawn most of their men for further consideration oftheir procedure Early Thursday morning two pickets were placed on every main road leading into Mason City ac cording to local leaders Ashley Far rer and Ralph Wharam who were stationed at the curve near the American Beet Sugar corporation The pickets were warning drivers of milk trucks that Thursday was the last day a trip could be made to town Signs Ordered Removed In most cases the numbers of truck were taken for checking of unfaithfulness in the ranks of the farmers themselves and in no case was there violence or obstruction of traffic Signs reading Slow Pickets Ahead which had been placed on the shoulder of the high ways were ordered taken clown by Sheriff J M Robertson who con ducted a tour of the picket lines with 35 deputies The picket leaders Farrer and Wharam were taken to the sheriffs office for questioning They said that they had received orders from SEEK TO OBTAIN FULL REPORT OF Senate Rules Body Is Opposed to Limiting Subject Matter DBS MOINES Nov 9 tempt was made in the house to force out the complete report of the Brookings institution today The question was raised by Rep resentative Hough of Fayctte who made a motion that the report he made available to every member The question came up when Repre sentative Deaa of cerro Gordo call ed attention to the report of the in terim committee on governmental expenditures laid on the members desks today containing its taxation recommendations Representative Fabritz ot Wa pello said that the portion of the report which is contemplated to be acted on in this session is contained in the tax pamphlet pointing out that the balance contains between 1200 and 1400 pages Copy Available He advised the members that a copy was available at the office of Will Riley committee chairman la the entire report on file with Rilcy and can it be seen asked Representative McQreery of Linn Then the only partof the reporf that is coming before the legislature this se tions asked Representative Jonn this session is that relating to toxa son of Linn Fabritz again replied that was his understanding People throughout the state are in terested in this report and all kinds of rumors are being circulated about Its contents Representative Jensen of Audubon said declaring that it should be made available to the members He said he thought every member should have a copy Woud Print Report Representative McKinnon of Hon ry asked if all the committee mon cy had been spent Dean replied that he did not think so McKinnon then suggested that the balance he used for printing and said if the house authorizes this expenditure the com mittee will be glad to have the cop ies published The cross fire of debate brought out the information that each mem ber of the interim committee had a report and it was promised that sometime in the future a copy would be made available for such members as wished to reac it A scrappy session was Indicated in the meeting of the house rules committee which was called for this afternoon Representative Gallighcr of Towa a member of the committee and author of a primary repeal act filed today is violently opposed to a sifting committee He is primed to fight for the abolition of the com mittee Suggest Joint Rule Representatives Rico of Keokuk Foster of Cedar and Mercer of Johnson also members of the rules committee have suggested a joint rule between the house and senate which would require that all bills passed by one branch must be con sidered by the other That this sug gestion will provoke a storm of con tention is almost a foregone con clusion Indefinite postponement of the rule proposed by Senator Claude R Stanley R of Corning to limit sub ject matter of the special scssloi was recommended today by the sen ate committee on rules The committees report adopted on the recommendation of a sub committee of three members will be placed before the senate for consid eration Monday LuttL Lucy iiuu iucuivcu tjrtiurs irom f the Farmers Holiday group which htanlcy3 rule would have limited 1 subject matter before the special to Milo Reno is leading and that they were to report back Sheriff Rob ertson warned them that he would arrest anyone obstructing the high way and suggested they would be wise in withdrawing their pickets Cnnt Find Pals While they were talking in the sheriffs private office two pickets who bad become cold at their post on the gravel road between the two Clear Lake highways near the Coun try club came into the office to In quire whether any of the pickets had been locked up They said they couldnt find any of the boys and they decided to come into town to get something to Turn to Page 4 Column 3 that touched upon by Governor Her ring in his address before the as sembly yesterday Bills Introduced Meanwhile in the senate the legis lative wheels began grinding with the introduction of bills Eleven bills and one joint resolution were intro duced a number of them beyond the scope of the recommendations made yesterday by Governor Her ring The interim committee on the re duction of government expenditures introduced its lengthy tax bill which became senate file No 1 The five bills of the special corporations law commission were Introduced under Turn jo IBge Colninn 4 Italy Plans to Have Its OwnRFC Proposed Law Would Transform of Industry ROME Nov 9 Mus solini today asked the chamber of deputies to approve a decree where by the government may guarantee and participate in stock issued by private companies and guarantee the principal and payment of divi dends to stockholders The proposed law would trans form the whole industrial capitaliz ing system of Italy and ig intended to guarantee dividends to stock sub scribers regardless of the compan ies conditions If the company is profitable addi tional dividends will be added The government will operate through the industrial reconstruc tion institute which is similar to the American Reconstruction Finance corporation The institutes first step Ig to uarantec a 400000000 lire 000000 issue of uonds for the new Piedmont telephone company Financial circles said today that owing to the publics traditional preference for government securi ties this may result Sn government financing of all the government not only controlling the operation of Industry as it doea at present under the corporative state but even sources lor Iowa Woman Happy After Getting Back Her Earrings CHICAGO Nov 9 Mrs Charles Cawley of Manchester Iowa who came to see a Century of Progress was sorry about it for a while but now shes happy again Last Tuesday she lost her purse containing 10 and a pair of ear nngs valued at near the electrical building on the worlds fairgrounds She reported the loss to police Today she had her valuables back They were fount by Albert Schwerdtfergcr a foreman for a arge mail order house in one of the washrooms of the building KARTZELLTRIAL DELAYED AGAIN Illness of Attorney Likely to Prevent Resumption on Friday SIOUX CITY Nov 9 federal court trial of Oscar M Hartzell charged with using the mails to defraud in connection with the promotion of the Drake estate was postponed again today when de fense counsel Carlos W Goltz phy sician reported that Mr Goltz con dition would not permit his appear ance in court The trial was called off by Judge George C Scott both Monday and Tuesday on account of Mr Goltz sickness but yesterday Mr Goltz was able to be in court Third Week of Triiil This is the third week of the court hearing It is expected to continue Tor at least another week and pos sibly longer if there arc more post ponements Judge Scott snkl that it was doubtful of Goltz condition would permit resumption of the trial to morrow United States District Attorney Harry Reod suggested to the court that the defense make arrange ments for continuing the case with another attorney taking the bulk of the work while Goltz directed ef forts Chief of Counsel Judge Scott however held that Goltz was chief of the defense coun sel and to preserve a fair trial rec ord it would be necessary to wait until he Is physically capable of carrying on the cose It may drag on to the point where the court may have to de clare a mistrial or wait Judge Scott said Reed said the government would prefer to wait since it had spent a considerable sum in collecting its witnesses some of whom came from England COED CARRIES GUN Margaret Hlsc University ot Iowa coed declined n body guard after receiving Itidiiup threats although police ruiml cd the sorority houso where she lives Here tlemomtratcH her ability to handle n revolver Associated 1ress PROPERTY RELIEF BILL INTRODUCED Personal Net Income Levy and 2 Other New Kinds of Tax Urged DBS MOINES Nov 9 property relief bill embodyingtax committee recommendations for a personal net income business tax n corporations and retail sales axes today was filed in the assem bly Product of long study by the In erim committee and special Icgis ative tax committees the bill states as its purpose revision of the state revenue system so as to equalize taxation and to replace in part the tax now levied on real property It provides for a personal net In come tax of 1 per cent on the first 1000 of taxable income up to 5 er cent on or over a 2 per ent tax on net income of corpora ions and a 2 per cent tax on gross eceipts of the retail sale of tang blc personal property Credit to Property In order to assure that the new axes are replacement for existing evies the bill provides for credit ng back to the individual property axpayer of a part of the new reve nue on the basis of the assessed valuation of taxable property The income tax the bill states would be levied on every resident f the state with all single persons having a net income of 600 or over and married persona having a net income of or over a year being required to file returns After the tax has been computed there would be allowed a deduction of 56 for single individuals for husband and wife or head of a family mid additional 2 for each dependent child under 21 years and 52 additional for each other actual dependent Follows Federal Tax The not income tax feature fol lows closely the provisions of the federal income tax with the excep tion that capital gains and profits arising from the sale or exchange of real or personal property of the taxpayer are exempt The business tax which would be Imposed beginning Jan I 1931 would be upon the net income re ceived by corporations Where the business is only partly carried on within the state the tax would be on the portion of net income rea sonably attributable to business within the state In this connection the net Income attributable to the state would be determined as follows tntcrosl and Henls 1 Intereat dividends rents and royalties less related expense re ceived in connection with business in the state shall be allocated to the state and where received in con nection with business outside the state shall be allocated outside the state 2 Net income of the above class Turn to rage Vilninn 6 EFFORT TO OUST CLARK REBUKED BY JUDGE State Officials Had No Jurisdiction He Decides E W Clark Iowa insurance com nissioncr scored a complete vic ory in his legal battle with the ex ecutive council in a decision handcJ lown by Judge Loy Ladd in the dis rict court of Polk county Thurs day Judge Ladd sustained the writ ot certiorari asked by Mr Clark and wild that the proceedings of the ex cutive council are illegal and lhat hat body is without jurisdiction to nvestigate Mr Clark This decision marks the comple ion of a long line of legal jousts hat began when the executive coun il on July 28 ordered the Insurance iommissioner to come before that body for an investigation Judge Ladd takea the executive ouncil to task for its method of landling the situation in refusing to five Mr Clark a fair opportunity o defend himself Without Authority It is the opinion of this court hat the proceedings instituted xgainst him were commenced with out authority or law even though as a matter of decency he was given lotice the judge stated In part in lis 21 page decision a copy of which reached John Senneff attorney lor Mr Clark here Thursday morning He is eutllted to a notice pre acribeq by lairV and not toy ercqcV ue Is entitled to the presentation of specific vision of lawand lastly to havefa fair opportunity to defend himself at a hearing conducted according to and in compliance with the regular and legal procedure which is guar anteed him by law Thia has not been accorded to him under the record made Wanted Him Removed Even though defendants coun sel in oral argument may not have explicitly admitted the purpose of the investigation it is the opinion of the court that the councils pur pose was to try the plaintiff cause and remove him from office f In their opinion auch action was judge stated It had been the contention of the ilaintiff attorneys headed by tlio Senneff Bliss and Senneff firm in Mason City that the action of the ouncil was political and instituted or the purpose of getting the insur ance commissioner a republican Hit of the office The highest executive officers of heir state according to the record intl their contention herein believe hat plaintiff who is the head or ne of the great departments of itate was being decently treated according to law when they gave lira four days notice to defend him clf against removal from the high ind important office which he oc iupled and also to preserve if he outd his reputation and name bc orc the public find all this on barges the major portion of which he was unable to obtain at the time if service of notice the Judges de ision added AVcro Unprepared Furthermore the judge said the principal part of the charges mnde were not on file In the secre tarys office on the day of service of notice and plaintiff and his coun sel knew nothing of them until after date of hearing so they necessarily would be unprepared to proceed on he date set While stating he did not Intend Turn In Tusc 35 Column 1 Wea IOWA WEATHER Generally fair not quite so eold In tfiB northwest portion Thursday night Friday Increas ing cloiidinrMH imd warmer fol lowed by Know Jn the extreme north portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday TO Minimum In Night 14 At 8 A M 14 Snowfall Trace The minimum temperature early Thursday morninj was 4 degrees lower than any rejs ercd previously this season Sno ell for a brief time in the early orenoon driven by a northwest vind but a bright sun had won nmplete control of the situation by 0 oclock ;