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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COJPI LEASED WIRE BKRV1UX MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 36 All Guesses on Taxation Administration Has Given No Signs of Plans By HERBERT PLUMMKR ASHINGTON Nov 22 Ones guess is as good as anothers just now as to what the admin istration has in mind on the question of taxa tion for the new congress Within a short while the two c o ng r e ss i onal groups charged with handling such legislation in its preliminary sages will start t Zt work on capital hill Both the ways and means com mittee of the house and the senates finance committee however will be somewhat restricted in their activ ity at the start Before they can proceed intelligently they must know something of the white of budgetary require COLD WAVE GENERAL IN MIDWEST FERA Abandons Minimum WorkRelief Wage CAR PURCHASED Beyond the statement that he is gathering all available data Presi Roosevelt is keeping his own llCounsel on this subject It will be in December from present indi ons before he has made up his nind what he will recommend in way of expenditures Can Study Taxes There are various things which ft the two committees can do until the Im presidents plans are known Jpsjft They can make a broad survey of Hsii the whole tax situation Study recent tax innovations Probable yields of existing tax 5 schedules can be gone into with officials How various recovery measures Shave affected the governments in icome probably will be canvassed The whole field ot national in OKIO can beganeOYfirjELth of their own choosing looking to ward selection of more fertile and satisfactory sources of taxation In other words as the late Speaker Rainey was fond of putting it they can devote their time to ways and means of getting the most feathers with the least num ber of secret of any successful revenue measure Unrelenting Collector Another thing with which these two committees might occupy themselves is hearing from inter ested taxpayers their objections to certain existing tax forms Since the advent of the new deal with accompanying tremen dous governmental expenditures there has been a noticeable clamp ing down on the part of the taxing agencies of the government toward collecting what is owed The stern hand of Washington has been felt by individual taxpay ers large and small of late The treasury has been told presumably with white house approval to get back from those owing money to the government as much of the expendi ture under the new deal as pos sible One has only to hear the stories told by lawyers practicing before the treasury in income tax cases to realize how unrelenting Uncle Sam has become While the treasury submits it has no alternative under the law than to collect an effort to induce congress to ease up a bit may be attempted BY GOVERNMENT OF FORD DEALER Further Evidence Seen New Deal Sails Are Being Trimmed WASHINGTON Nov 22 further evidence that new deal sails are gradually being trimmed was had today from two directions 1 The 30 cents an hour minimum wage for workrelief was abandon ed by FERA 2 For the first time since the NRA blue eagle soared aloft the government purchased a Henry Ford product With fundamental revision of NRA being talked officially and the administration policy toward la bor and social legislation being watched ever the more closely these developments attracted unusual no tice in the capital Recall Southern Protests Harry L Hopkins abandonment of his minimum wage ideas recalled southern protests against this as pect of CWA last winter Especial ly in the south was this policy con sidered a trouble maker The future workrelief criterion will be the rates prevailing in the community affected Local commu nities already functioning will de termine the proper wage Past or ders nave been rescinded The Interior department awarded Ford truck to the Northwest Motor company of Beth esda Md the firm about which the tempest over whether the govern ment could buy Ford products rag ed months ago Ford Did Not Sign It was held then that no Ford ca could be bought unless the For company signed a certificate compliance with the automobil code which it did not do Now apparently this federal po sition has been modified to conside the signing of a certificate by th Governors See President at Little White House Hcpes for development of state unemployment insurance were expressed bv President Roosevelt to gov ernors of southeastern states who visited him in the little white house at Warm Springs Ga Left to right seated Gov Eugene Talmadge of Georgia Governorelect Olin Johnston of South Carolina and the president Standing Gov Ibra C Blackwood of South Carolina LieutenantGovernor Graham of North Carolina Governorelect Bibb Graves of Alabama and Gov Dave Sholtz of Florida Associated Press Court Absolves Directors DES MOINES Nov 22 Iowa supreme court absolved form er directors of the Commercial Building and Securities company of Des Moines of persona liability on in bonds of the company middleman sufficient The public works administration is scrutinizing carefully all allot ments for nonfederal projects in Louisiana to determine how the may be affected by legislation shoved through a special session o the state legislature by Senato Huey p Long May Withhold Funde Officials said they had not ye seen copies of the measures bu that there was a possibility it migh be necessary to withhold funds from some project or possibly to descinc allotments altogether if the legis lation adversely affects security be hind PWA loans Published reports that a 000 low cost housing and slum clearance program for New Or leans had definitely been turned down were described by officials as erroneous FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Probably snow in northwest portion Fri day Colder in central and east portion Thursday night rising temperatures Friday MINNESOTA Probably snow Thursday night and Friday somewhat colder in east portion Thursday night rising temper ature in and south por tions Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 2 4hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 44 Minimum in Night 28 At 8 A M Thursday 38 Kainfall 06 Snowfall Trace Mason City was visited by the first real snowstorm of the year Thursday forenoon A rain which be gan in the late evening Wednesday evolved into the snow in the early morning Thursday At Charles City and other points cast the rain was I much heavier than here BARRY CHARGED WITH LARCENY Long Count Referee and Two Others Accused in Bank Swindle CHICAGO Nov 22 rants charging Dave Barry long count boxing referee and two others with larceny of from the Amalgamated Trust and Sav ings bank were obtained from Judge Matthew D Hartigan in felony court today The other two named in the war rants were Joseph Baiata partner of Barry in the Dave Barry Enter prises Inc and Abraham Karatz once an attorney in St Paul The warrants were sought by Thomas Dodd Healy assistant states attor ney Bond for each was set at 510000 West Virginia City Isolated as Forest Fires Sweep Section CHARLESTON W Va Nov 22 fires sweeping the tim ber stands of southern West Vir ginia today isolated the city of Beckley about 70 miles south of Charleston in Raleigh county The city itself was not endangered but several hundred volunteers were re I cruited to battle the flames STAGE RAIDS AT CEDAR RAPIDS 5 Arrests Made at 2 of 12 Beer Parlors Visited by Officers CEDAR RAPIDS Nov 22 Five arrests were made at two of 12 beer parlors visited here last night by a force of 15 state federal and local liquor enforcement of ficials Four of those arrested were Ne groes One of them Roy Turner al legedly struck at a federal agent but was subdued by three other of ficers Only a small quantity of al cohol was seized The larger local establishments passed the official scrutiny and were permitted to continue business 100 Gallons Seized OTTUMWA Nov 22 drive against illegal liquor in Iowa reached Ottumwa late Wednesday when state and federal officers as sisted by local authorities visited six beer parlors and homes More than 100 gallons of alleged spirits were seized and three persons ar rested They are Schuyler Palmer Frank Cook and Clint Brouhard All pleaded not guilty this morn ing and will be given hearings net Monday Strike Settlement Hinges on Grievance Committee Clauses NEWARK N J Nov 22 settlement of the strike that has stopped the presses of the Newark Horning Ledger hinged today on he grievance committee clauses of a closed shop contract L T Rus sell publisher announced his wil ingness to sign the contract pro vided the grievance committee clauses are eliminated Emmet Cro zier said the Newark Newspaper uild of which he is president is ready to discuss the question 318 Homeless Jews Get Permission to Go Back to Poland CONSTANZA Rumania Nov 22 wanderings of 318 home ess Jews who for two months had ought a country in which they might live were ended here today vhen word came from Warsaw that he Polish government consented to heir return to Poland As a result arbor authorities permitted them o land from the S S King Carol nd to enter a special train which fill carry the travelers homeward o prevent any of them leaving the rain enroute the coaches were ordered scaled and guarded jt r i t Kills Woman for Refusing LiquorMoney Chauffeur Confession Clears Up Slaying of Employer MILLVILLE N J Nov 22 A 31 year old chauffeurs confession that he battered in his woman em ployers skull with an automobil jack and propped her dead bodj against a tree at nearby Laure Lake because she refused to give him to buy liquor was claimec by police today as the solution o the four day old mystery of the slain woman in black The chauffeur George Pettit Jr of City View Heights near Nationa park admitted the slaying Police Lieutenant Richard Haines said within several hours of identificatiOi of the womans body as that of his employer and neighbor Mrs Ma thilda McGee 55 In a statement Haines said Pet lit blamed the slaying on a drink ng party in which he his father George Sr 65 of Porchtown anc an uncle Harry 57 joined Mrs McGee in a Millville taproom on unday morning last An argument developed amon the three men over how the woman could be forced to give them to pay for more drinks Haines quoted the younger Pettit as saying and it was finally agreed that they would take her for a ride from which she would not return unless the 10 was forthcoming The four got into Mrs McGees automobile the statement contin ued and drove to Laurel Lake a nearby resort deserted at this time of year There the woman was kill ed The womans body dressed all in black was found Monday propped against a tree Will Have Rehearing DES MOINES Nov 22 hearing of the case of Elmer Brewer and Patrick Griffin convicted slay ers of Deputy Sheriff W F Dil worth of Waterloo who are seeking to escape the noose is scheduled to come before the state supreme court sometime in December FOURTH POWER IN NAVY TALKS Japanese Envoy and Frencl Ambassador Confer Upon General Situation LONDON Nov 22 fourth power was called into consultation in the preliminary naval conversa tionstoday by the Japanese Ambassador Tsuneo Matsudaira the Japanese envoy to Great Brit ain held a long conference with Ambassador Charles Corbin of France on the naval situation in general Naval and diplomatic quarters viewed the meeting of the Japanese and French ambassadors as highly important at this time because of the reported French uneasiness over the naval situation and the virtual deadlock in the conversa tions between Great Britain the United States and Japan France and Italy who with the first three are signatories to the Washington treaty of 1922 and to the London treaty of 1930 are not participating in the present con versations but are observing them closely NORTHWOOD PAIR HURT IN CRASH Auto Crashes Into Train at Glenviile Injuring Dr and Mrs Kase NORTHWOOD Nov 22 Dr and Mrs Paul Kase of Northwood were injured at 10 oclock Wednes day evening when their car crashed into a slowly moving freight train on the Illinois Central crossing at Minn Both suffering right hip frac tures and injuries to their faces xvere taken to Naeve hospital at Al bert Lea where it is expected they will recover Dr Kase suffered chest injuries also Dr Kase was on his way to the Albert Lea hospital where he was o perform an operation The car went under the train and was vedged so tightly it was necessary o pry it loose in order to exlri ate Mrs Kase DRASTICCHANGE IN LAWS URGED TO AID FARMER AAA Official Declare Middlewest and South Must CoOperate By STEPHEN 1 McDONOUGH WASHINGTON Nov 22 huge farm bloc uniting the middle west and south to demand drastic fundamental remedial legislation for agriculture was advocated todaj by Oscar Johnston prominent AAA official The stocky Mississippi cotto planter who heads the producers cotton option pool within the AAA and speaks with an eloquent voic at conferences confessed he had been repressing his views for some time Now he said emphatically the time has arrived when America must definitely determine and pub licly proclaim that industry and ag riculture shall be put upon an equa footing In Hands of East Since the Civil war control o government policy has been in th hands of the east and unjust em phasis has been placed on the de velopment of the industry he said The result is whether conscious ly or subconsciously the trend o our legislation and the building o our eccnqmipsbructure has been with first consideration for indus try Johnston added This situa tion has become intolerable Although he made clear he was speaking only as an individual his views were regarded as significant because of his position and because of internal storms agitated by the nowstriking declines in exports oj farm products Change Land Policy 1 Discontinue the policy of re claiming land through one depart ment while another is taking acres out of production 2 Give proper consideration to agriculture in negotiating interna tional trade treaties 3 Discontinue the policy of layingfairy godfather for every sort of manufacturing enterprise that may be sought to be develop ed in America 4 Plan both internal and exter nal economic conditions in the light of the welfare of the farmer 5 Rewrite tariff laws to open up oreign markets for agricultural roducts which have been accumu ating surpluses U S Agents Think They Have Smashed Counterfeiting Ring NEW YORK Nov 22 ret service agents believe they lave smashed a counterfeiting ring hat has flooded the country with 2000000 in spurious currency in he last year and a half They ended a three months in yesterday with simul aneous raids in New York New rk and Tenafly N J They arrest d ten men and one woman seized everal printing presses in ounterfeit notes and stores of pa er ink chemicals and copper lates A die for making spurious assports with the seal of the sec etary of state also was confiscat d Found Not Guilty CAKLTON F CLKVIER BELVIDEKE N 1 Nov 22 F Clymer 24 year old cafeteria worker was ac quitted by a jury today of a charge of murder in the death of Mrs Hazel Ebner 28 year old Fhillipsburc willow The state had contended he suffo cated her in an attempted as sault OPEN 4TH DAY OF ARGUMENTS InsuII Jury Beseeched No to Confuse Operations in Market FEDERAL COURTHOUSE Chica go Nov 22 Insull mail fraud jurors were beseeched today to remember the difference between wash sales and stock market op erations that are simply matched sales when they retire to their jury room next veek to figure it all out Atty Jaji Fred Reeve opened the fourth day of closing arguments with a spirited plea bristling with igures and the words and phrases of the market His defense of what Ssull companies did in the market ollowed equally spirited pleas yes erday on advanced accountancy about what must be in a criminals mind to make him a criminal and m the Sophist School of Philosophy The prosecutors have exagger ated about 100 per cent said who represents four officials f the Utilities Securities company vhich the government claims bought and sold stock of the cor ioration Securities company to eep it active on the market They told you there were 4600 wash sales in the allotment units corp first issued he continued If ou remember that the average ransaction is 100 shares this be omes 46 every wo weeks Thats not enough to affect the market Later in the day Atty Floyd E hornpson was to open the final lea for the chief of the 17 defen Insull who yawned hrough the prefatory arguments oday Insull after a phenomenal uccess in the public utility field is harged with bilking investors with wo issues of stock advertised as the jewels of the Insull empire1 RAINS TURN TO SNOW IN STATE MERCURIES SINK Possible Minimum for North Iowa Seen as 12 Degrees Indian summer bit the dust Thursday in the middlewest south west and Rocky mountain states and Iowa took on really wintry as pects as general rains driven before sharp northwest winds and sinking temperatures turned to snow dur ing the night in many sections North Iowa temperatures dropped steadily all day Wednesday and were below the freezing point by night fall Thursday morningthe Mason City section had a white blanket and the mercury stood at 28 de grees According to the Associated Press central areas near Des Moines reported a precipitation of 91 inches in the past 24 hours up to 7 a rnj including a half inch of snow Flurries of snow at most points in the western half of the state were expected to extend east ward late Thursday with lower temperatures along the Mississippi river Temperatures Vary Temperatures varied in the 24 hour period from a high of 60 de grees Wednesday at Davenport to 22 Wednesday night at Sioux City Rainfall was heaviest in the east and southern sections with the drought areas of southwestern Iowa benefiting from rains varying in the area between official recording of 198 inches at Kansas City to llnqii and Dubuque 174 inches for the heaviest Iowa rainfalls while thft northeast corner of the state re ceived the Heaviest snow measured at nearly an inch at some towns Possible minimum temperatures Thursday night according to ship per Warnings from federal meteorol ogist Charles Reed are 15 degrees and 12 degrees n the northwest northeast First Cold Have The first cold wave of the sea son Was ushered into the southwest and Rocky mountain section by a drought breaking rain sleet and Turn to 1 column Roosevelt Free to Enjoy Day of Quiet WARM SPRINGS Ga Nov 22 President Roosevelt was free oday to enjoy the peace and quiet of his cottage on Pine mountain There were no official callers on the days calendar The president is continuing his itudy of working and social condi ions and word from the little white house is that he is confident hat ways for better days have icen established Map of Europe Yugoslavia Asks League to Probe Assassination Accuses Hungary Acts Calculated to Disturb Peace GENEVA Nov 22 ayia today lodged a formal com laint against Hungary asking the ague of nations council to investi ate the assassinations of King Al tander of Yugoslavia and Foreign linister Louis Barthou of France s acts calculated to disturb inter ational peace M Fotich the Yugoslav delegate the league sent a letter to J A Avenol secretarygenera re icsting that the matter be placed n the council agenda for discus Hampton Mans Car Looted in Chicago CHICAGO Nov 22 P Meyers of Hampton Iqwa reported to police thieves broke into his auto took clothingvalues at and two promissory notes valued at and SBO signed by R M Harrison and The Yugoslav delegate alleged good understanding between nations G M Ridcnour I The investigation into the Mar on which peace depends seille assassinations brought to light the fact that they were prepared on Hungarian soil by a band of inter national terrorists The letter said that a memorandum detailing the police investigations in several countries will be forwarded to the league later Yugoslavias complaint the letter said is lodged under article XI paragraph H of the league cove nant which says It is the friendly right of each member of theleague to bring to the attention of the as sembly or the council any circum stance whatever affecting inttrna1 tional relations which threatens to j disturb international peace or the When the news was flashed of e assassination at Marseille of Cing Alexander of Yugoslavia and n the ensuing turmoil did you have t hand a map that would enable you better to understand the world stirring events Did you know that Yugoslavia is the SerbCroatSlo vene Kingdom a new country carved out of Southern Europe after the World war Did you know its it touches Italy Austria Hungary Rumania Bul gariaGreece and Albania That it has an area of over 96000 square miles and a population of more than 12000000 All these questions and innumer able others are answered by the Map of Europe available only through our Washington Informa tion Bureau You never know when you will need for your copy today Cost and handling charge 10 cents Use this coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents in coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the MAP OF EUROPE Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;