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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1933, Mason City, Iowa rJ 110 N R il I S ME M fpr or i Ml v North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWVNS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION yoL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 19 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 9 Amendment Gain More States Vote for Outlawing of Child Labor By HERBERT ILUMMER WASHINGTON Oct 19 proposed twentieth amendment to the which would ban child labor in occupy a niche of its own in consti tutional history Back in sixty eighth congress in 1924 the joint resolution p r o posing such an amendment was passed by con gress The house acted first On April 26 of that year by a vote of 297 to 69 it gave HERBERT PLUMMER its approval for submission Less than two months June senate fell into line by a 61 to 23 vote It then went to the states for rati fication Only six states approved the pro posed amendment vip until the time the new administration came into being at Washington They were Arizona Arkansas California Col orado Montana and Wisconsin 26 Vote Disapproval I The legislatures of 26 states had j voted disapproval They were Con necticut Delaware Florida Geor U gia Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas I1 Kentucky Louisiana Maine Mary Massachusetts Minnesota Mis 11 souri New Hampshire North Caro lina North Dakota Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota Ten nessee Texas Utah Vermont and A Since it requires threefourths of the states to ratify an amendment to the constitution before it becames operative the twentieth amcnd Jfji ment appeared doomed Set No Time Limit However Ue framers of the am ndmejit no time limit for r The is o Dates Set for Increases in Hog Process Taxes INITIAL RATE OF 50 CENTS WILL START ON NOV 5 Will Reach Maximum of a Hundredweight Feb 1 WASHINGTON Oct 19 ecretary Wallace today announced he dates for increases in processing axes on hogs which will be at the nitial rate of 50 cents a hundred weight effective Nov 5 The tax will be increased to i hundredweight on Dec 1 to in Jan 1 1934 and reach its maximum on Feb 1 The tax at the rate will con tinue until the end of the 193435 log marketing year Nov 4 1935 mless Wallace finds it necessary to make adjustments in the rate as provided in the farm act Collection Total Tax collections on live hogs dur ng that period are expected to to al 5348000000 of which about 540 000000 will be used to reimburse he federal treasury for sums it advanced to finance the recent emergency hog marketing program A maximum of will be available as benefit payments to armors who reduce hog production 25 per cent under the new pro ram A maximum of of the the tax bill will oe used Sate of sub afiriissioriCor would have been dead The same holds true with the twentyfirst amendment prohibi tion repeal now being voted on by the various states The absence of this time limit clause may cause the proposed ijchild labor amendment to become a xpart of the Constitution Since the advent of the NRA and I tile blue eagle on the national scene tj theres been a decided pickup in ratification of this amendment Nine state legislatures since March j1 have forwarded to the state de partment at Washington notif ica tion of the fact that they have ap proved the amendment Two About Face j Two ot the states that have rati ified since March 4 previously had I voted against the amendment On lj May 24 New Hampshire notified j Washington that it had changed its J mind And on August 17 North Da kota announced that it had done an 7i about face II Fifteen states have ratified In j addition to the six that had previ j ously given their approval they are i Illinois North Dakota Oklahoma Oregon New Jersey Ohio New i Hampshire Washington and Michi i gan The child labor clause in the vari ous industrial codes is given the credit Fredric March on i Road to Recovery HOLLYWOOD Oct 19 Fredric March screen actor whose condition has been reported as ser ious after he suffered a relapse while recovering from an attack of influenza was reported today by 1 his physicians to be well on the i road to recovery March was aaic 1 to have passed the crisis of his 111 ness last night AUNT MET By Bobert Quillen These fillin station boys give so much service I keep expectin em to reach in an powder my nose GERMAN TREATY LINES TIGHTEN pdsea and adminis i tractive expenses Set Following Searing Wallace said the rate of the initial ax was established at less than the ull difference between the current average farm price and the fair ex change value or parity price for hogs as a result of testimony pre sented at a public hearing here early in September He placed the full difference now at a hundred weight adding testimony at the tearing indicated that imposition of the full tax would cause an ac cumulation of surplus stocks of hog roducts and would result in depres sing the farm price of hogs The farm act exempts from the processing tax hogs processed by or or a farmer for consumption by his own familyemployes or household Own Butchering Untaxed This means that a farmer may Dutcher hogs for his own consump ion and cure the carcass portions without any tax being imposed or he may have the butchering and curing for his own consumption done tax free The tax will be refunded to per sons or institutions delivering hog products to organizations cxclus Vely for charitable distribution The tax will also be refunded on exports of hog products while im ports will be subject to compensa tory import taxes equivalent to the processing tax Three Day Event to Be Staged in Mason Citij Prizes for the largest cars of corn irought to Mason City will be mongthe features of Mason Citys elebration of the statewide Corn Empire days Oct 26 27 and 28 These prizes which will be in ash are offered by the business nen of Mason City with the Re ail Merchants association Chamber f Commerce and Cerro Gordo coun y Farm Bureau cooperating in the taging of the various contest events The Corn Empire day Thursday Oct 26 which will be the first of he three day observance in Mason City was proclaimed Wednesday by Clyde L Herring to emphasize he value to the state and nation of owas com crop Are Paying Tribute In observance of the Com Empire lays special editions will be pub ished by 26 daily newspapers com prising the Iowa Daily Press asso iation and other events paying ribute to King Corn will be ar ranged A Prizes are also to be awarded to visitors coming the longest distance rom Mason City to the oldest mar ried couple the youngest married couple the couple that has been married the longest the couple that was married most recently and the argestfamily One Man Killed in Illinois Coal Union Conflict Recognition Is Demanded by Progressive Group in Springfield SPRINGFIELD III Oct ID progressive coal miner from Taylorville was shot and killed to day as thousands of his comrades flocked into Springfield on a protest march while an announcement was awaited on the NRAs decision about the Illinois union conflict Melville Staples 31 of Taylor ville was shot through the lefl chest about a m a half block from the local headquarters of th progressive union He died in 15 minutes The assailant escaped ant officials did not know the motive for the shooting Staples and other Taylorville pro gressives have been striking for union recognition for more than a year At the time of the shooting thousands of exac number could not be estimated with accuracy were pouring into Springfield for a protest demonstra tlon In the excitement Harry Groves brotherinlaw of Staples grapplei with the assailant and held him fo several minutes but he finally es caped State highway and Springfiel Turn to IMzt 4 Column Cash Prizes to Be Given Farmers Bringing Largest Ears of Corn to Corn Empire Observance Oct 26 SETS CORN EMPIRE DAY Gov Clyde L Herring at his desk In the state capital signing tho proclamation which set Thursday Oct 26 as Corn Empire lay to lie observed throughout tho state In signing tiio proclamation Governor Herring pointed out that lowiis 193S corn crop Is now estimated as worth more than tho crop of 19S2 Further details of the Corn Em pire days in Mason City will be an lounced later in the GlobeGazette In connection with the contest at ention is called to the ruling that contestants in all classes are limited o actual residents living on farms n the respective counties ISules are Given No contestant can win more than one prize in any class orlot The decision of the judges will he final Entries and registrations are to be made with the secretary at 119 sTorth Federal avenue Mason City setween the hours of 9 a m and 5 i m Entries for the corn contest must all be brought in the first of the Corn Empire days Thursday Oct 26 Entries in the other class may be made on any of the three days Entries of the ears of corn should be made as soon after 9 a m as possible on Oct 26 The ears of orn will be measured from tip to jutt and around butt four inches from the end No exhibitor can win more than one prize in any class Proof of residence will be required Prizes Offered Class No 1 largest ear of white orn Open only to farm residents of Winnebago ond county first sec Open only to farm residents of Hancock county 51 first second Open only to farm residents of Worth county first 52 second Open only to farm residents of Tom to pasc 24 column 3 Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cal Oct really disastrous to this country can ever happen for right in the middle of serious troubles will come upsome fool thing The world is about to go to war farm mortgages are selling for 50 cents a bushel the American dollar is bouncing like a rubber check But in the midst of all this Washington is excited and about to declare a special session of congress over Baby and Jackie Coopers salary If the government starts regulating everybodys salaries you are go ing to have this country clogged up with dollar a year men again Thousands pay voluntarily to see Baby LeRoy but before they can get the senate gallery full free of admission they have to advertise that two senators will probably kill each other Thats what makes us a great country The little things are serious and the big ones are not Yours WILL ROGERS iropyrlcM 1333 MeNnllilht Syndicate Drastic Application of Control Is Under Way GRATTAN TIRED NEAR COLLAPSE WHILE ON STAND Cross Examination by State Given in Session DKCORAH Oct tired Imt Judge T H Golieen offered a econd recess period at the request f the defense attorney within a ew minutes after the 10 oclock re ess was completed Marvin T Grattao 85 year old Civil war vet ran was near collapse this morn ng as his trial for the murder of Claude Meade continued Grattan was on the witness stand or cross examination by Gerald Ly ns prosecuting attorney He refus d the second proffered recess and aid he would continue testimony as ong as he was able Clipping wns Lost The veteran could not recall what lecame of the Anderson Ind news aper clipping and paper The Horseman which figured in the di ect testimony yesterday The clip lng was the cause of an argument n which Claude Meafle called Grat an a damned liar Grattan did not recall who he turned them over to Ho testified that he did not ex pect to find any special person a the horse barnscene the Bhoot Mills By JAMBS COPE WASHINGTON Oct 19 drastic application of the industrial control principle to everyday trade is now under way with cotton tux tiles the trying ground of the ex periment From now on no man may start a new cotton mill without approval if Hugh S Johnson after a commit tee of cotton men elected to super vise operation of the industrys code have made recommendations Not only that but no mill owner may increase his productive machinery without the same approval re corded in a certificate bearing the administrators signature Approves Regulations Johnson approved regulations to this effect yesterday while Presi dent Roosevelt and his recovery aides worked hours over price poli cies for retail stores The presidents decision on the retail issue was not expected before tomorrow The new rule for the cotton indus try for so long aa the code con tinues and the president approves requires in exact language an ad ministrators certificate prior to the installation of additional pro ductive machinery by persons en gaged or engaging in the cotton tex tile industry Officials interpret the regulation as closing cotton textiles to new comers except through the purchase of existing interests and says it means production may be kept to market demand New Order Fundamental It is a far cry officials recognize from the day hardly yet gone by when any man with a win and some means or ingenuity could in this land set himself up to do most any thing he had a mind to But this new order they say is fundamental if the ruin of plenty which has engulfed the country is to be controlled and if reasoned planning is to take the place of in dustrial anarchy The only thing yet done that compares with tho sweeping mas tery of the new act is the produc tion allocation established by the federal government over the oil in dustry which as an exploiter of natural resources is regarded as Turn to PftRe 4 Column 3 Californias Jobless Are Cut to Less Than Half January Number SAN FRANCISCO Oct 19 Spectacular gains in California em ployment during recent months have thinned the states army of unemployed to less than half Its January numbers Computations made in the office of Frank C MacDonald state labor commission er fix the number of jobless for September at 379000 compared with 923000 in January TO HALT WHEAT Adjutant Genera Told to Call Out Guardsmen in North Dakota BISMARCK N Dak Oct 19 Wheat bound for out state points moved across the North Dakota border today despite the embargo of Gov William Langcr who told iis adjutant general to call out na tional guardsmen to enforce his As defiance came from the rail roads who announced they belicvec the embargo illegal and chose to obey the laws of congress respect ing interstate commerce Gov Floyd B Olson of Minnesota for mally declining Dangers invitation to join in the embargo urged fed eral control of production market ing and price fixing to aid the farmer Acceptance Will Continue Railroad executives in St Pau said their companies would continue to accept wheat as usual in North Dakota and ship it until interfered with when recourse to courts bj them or a shipper was probable Langcr in reply said his troop would halt shipments as soon as a direct report of violation was made Railroad men at Fargo said whea was moving into Minnesota from there Presidents of four railroads serv ing the state sent Langer a messag from St Paul today reiteratim that the carriers muat abide by fed eral laws despite the embargo Depends on People The message signed by W Kenney of the Great Northern C T Jaffray of the Soo line H A Scan drett of the Milwaukee and Charle Donnelly of the Northern Pacific also said we fully realize the par amount necessity of higher grai prices for our farmers and if th people of North Dakota obey yon command common carriers will i no way be involved in this matter The reference was to shipper withholding consignments and no offering them An offering howevc means the railroads must accept th grain they said Waterloo Negro Dies of Accident Injuries WATERLOO Oct 19 vester Collins 36 Negro died thi morning from a skullfracture suf fered last evening when he waj struck by an automobile driven b Miss Helen Koepke The death wa the eighth this year caused by aut accidents within the city limits o Waterloo loiva Unitarians Elccf OMAHA Oct 19 of the Iowa Unitarian associatfo reelected R K Beatty of Daven port president and the Rev Charle A Snyder of Davenport secretary Ing as he cahiaback with the cop of JThe f Tut wanted t shovy anyone who heard theargu ment that he had evidence that h was not a liar Grattan did not remember how reached the north door of the whether he walked through o around He said that he thought the Meades were at the north door o the barn but couldnt say definitely Asked what was aaid and whom IB spoke to at the barn Grattan re plied I dont recall Witness Asks Question You dont recall anything that was said then said the prosecu r Is that a question or an asser tion queried the witness Grattan then stated that he had said to a group of men by the barn hat he had found a paper to verify his story and that Meade again called him a liar then went out o the barn with his brother Meade did not threaten him he said bu the brothers tied their horse am started to work on it Grattan said nothing further to them Didnt Recall Statement He did not recall saying to Claudi Meade You pushed me out of th chair and laid hands on me The balance of his testimony re counted the story of the shooting told in direct testimony yesterday POOL TO SELL SHORT EXISTED Chase Securities Compan Participated Through Subsidiary WASHINGTON Oct 19 dence that the Chase Securities cor poration participated through a sub sldiary in a pool in Chase Natlona bank stock in 1930 with power t sell short wag presented today t senate investigators Earlier Albert H Wiggin retire chairman of the bank told the sen ate banking committee his famil ivas buying the bank stock duriB operations in it by a pool in 1928 The 1030 pool was formed b Chase Securities corporation an Dominick Dominlck with the lal ter as managers Chase Securities corporation late allotted its participation to its sub sicliary the Metpotan corporatio and the Shermar corporation a per sonal company belonging to Alber H Wiggin chairman of the ban and his family Insull Extradition Papers Presentee ATHENS Greece Oct 19 Papers in the extradition proceed ingi against Samuel Insull forme Chicago utilities operator wcr ready to be turned over to th president of the appeals court to day Indications were the hearin might be set for Saturday Fuller Probe in Lindbergh ase Planned idnap Investigation Successes Lead to Move WASHINGTON Oct 19 decent successes in rounding up kid apers has prompted the depart lent of justice to undertake n fuli r coordinated investigation of the 0 months old Lindbergh kidnaping Sanctioned by President Roose elt in his desire to consolidate all ddnaping investigations under the ustice department the move fol ows disclosure of the withdrawal rom the case of the lone income ax investigator that has been vorking on it Tills agent Frank Wilson of Ca one income tax investigation fame vas taken off the case this week by inier L Irey chief of the internal evenue bureaus intelligence unit and returned to his former duties ith the units field office in Balti more Approved at White House They refused to discuss the mat er further but it was learned Wil sons withdrawal had white house approval At the same time Attorney Gen eral Cummings after conferences with the president ordered J Edgar Hoover director of the justice de partmenta division of investigation to assume Jurisdiction over federa activities in the Lindbergh case with a view to giving New Jerse authorities full Benefit of data o known kidnapers amassed by th division since passage of the fe1 eral kidnapinglaw Justice investigators offered thei services at Hopewcil during earl phases of the Lindbergh tragcdj along with other federal officers o the various departments but the withdrew from the case man months ago Loft Free in Field The field of federal activity wa left free to two of Ireys men Wil son and A P Madden both of whom went to Hopewell a few days atte the abduction at a time when i was thought A Capoae might know something about the crime Madden was sent back to his rcg uJar post in Chicago several months ago but Wilson an ace of Ireys staff remained to devote all his time to running down clews in co operation with Col H Norman Schwartzkopf head of the Jersej state police Officials said that in taking Wil son off the case no criticism of his work was implied t Hope RevivedThat Russia Will Join League of Nation Hendersons Tribute to So viet Indicates Situation GENEVA Oct 19 that the United States is studying the question of recognition of Rus sia awakened new hopes in intet national circles here today that th U S S R may be induced to joi the league of nations There have been clear indications it waa recalled that the league i flirting with Russia and Russi with the league Statesmen of the world were im pressed with the address of Si Arthur Henderson of Great Britai before the international peace as sociations several days ago i which he linked the United State with Russia calling them parl ners in that great adventure of or Struck by Tribute They were struck also by Hen dersons noticeable tribute to th soviet union for its weighty con trlbntions to peace efforts in adher ing to the Kellogg pact and in it nonaggression and conciliate treaties With her eastern neighbor Japan resigned from the league and he western neighbor Germany poten tially abandoning the Geneva con ferences international circles ar wondering whether the world wi not see an evolution in internatioi al politics with Moscow marchin definitely toward Geneva Franco Will Support It Is believed that France wi urge such a step For years it has been said at G nova that if the life of the leagu Turn lo 1mft 4 folnmn 7 OF STEEL NEARLY CIRCLES LAND OF NAZIS Austria Gets Approval to Raise Special Body to 8000 By ASSOCIATED PRESS A chain of steel almost complete encircled Germany Thursday acking with cold metal the terms f treaties which bind her within er rambling borders To stretch in almost any dircc on the laud of naziism would ave to penetrate border defenses hrovvn up with increasing vlgilence nee the war The German finance ministry an ounced that expenditures for de ense against air attacks could he educted in full from income and orporation tax returns These de ense works could include cellars as masks the training of special quadrons and the substitution of oncrete floors for less substantial nes Assigned to Border Only last month still unsatisfied despite heavy reinforcements all Alongthe line Austria got the ap iroval of France and Great Britain 0 raise a special body 8000 men These it was explained were to be assigned to the specific duty against terrorist elements within Austria on the German border But Austrias big scale prepara tions for defense along the Austro Gerrnan line are more than matched by those of which Belgium and France now boast 1 While Belgium had hesitatedaTSl over laying out more funds for frontier defenses she went ahead with appropriations to complete them even before Germanys explo sive withdrawal from the league and the arms conference Urged by Veterans Meantime France urged on by veterans of her wars with Germany iihd a people that never can forget the last one has forged a power ful chain including a trench and casemate system For three years workers in the Metz region have welded this strong chain along a 125mile front So the French foreign office said the other day that France felt safe in might and right Yet France isnt through even now The arms budget Premier Dala ilier has asserted more than once since Germanys withdrawal from vorld disarmament negotiations must not be tampered omy or no economy Ultimatum Is Issued While men have been digging and marching and arming along the fronts of Belgium Austria and France an ultimatum has come out from Praha Czechoslovakia Any revision of the war treaties so far aa Czechoslovakias boun daries are concerned can be carried out only with military force x x x Poland meanwhile long ago had let it be known that vigorous op position would greet any German efforts to revise Germanys eastern boundaries Poland never will surrender the providence of so called Polish n war a speaker declared to the ac companimet of cheers in parliament at Warsaw Defended to Limit Added to these movements Primp Minister Stauning declared at Cop hcnhagcn only Tuesday referring to a discussion of reinforcements for the southern Danish frontier Uinl it would be defended to the limit Little Switzerland was heard from in connection with arms and armaments yesterday Reports reached international circles at Geneva that the Swiss military leaders were to ask extra ordinary credit of 85000000 gold francs to increase armaments Wea IOWA WEATHER Mostly cloudy colder Thurs day night Friday generally fair collier in the ncmthenst portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2t hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday Minimum In Nlfiht n At 8 A M Thursday ni ;