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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1933, Mason City, Iowa HAflLON E R HI 3 fi 0 E P T OF 10 F ii Mn I f r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES Alt NOHTH IDWAIfS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WJBE 8EHV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 26 1933 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OK TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 15 WALLACE WARNS PACKERS ON PRICES 5 STATE PARLEY STUDIES LIQUOR Wisconsin Man Points Out Conflict of Wet and Dry States DBS MOINBS Oct 26 Features of proposed liquor control plans on which interstate uniform ity may be sought were discussed in a five state conference here today It was called by Gov Clyde Herring cf Iowa In an executive session during the morning the conference heard rep resentatives of the five states out line steps which they have taken toward liquor control legislation in the event of national repeal Problems on which accord will be sought were listed for consideration in another closed meeting during the afternoon Principal among these problems was the matter of liquor taxation bythe various states Little Uniformity Senator Harry W Bolens of Wis consin chairman of the liquor leg islation commission in that state declared after the morning meeting that there wont be much uniform ity on anything except one or two major factors The wet states wont be dictated to by the dry states nor will the dry states allow the wetones to tell them what they should do Bolens said Each state will feel thaton most matters it should be allowed to con trol in the way it desires Plansof iDUnois Senator Harold G Ward of CSl mission th6 tteps taken by His commission in the consideration of liquor control Its report will be submitted to a special session of the Illinois assem hly next month He spoke in favor oC uniform taxes on liquor as between the states and said he believed states cooperate to promote the enforcement of the laws in the ad joininustates Sentiment of the Illinois commis sion Ward said favored a state tax high enough to produce necessary revenue and yet low enough to dis courage bootlegging or making Illinois a bootleggers paradise Tax Set at 2 Representativesof Indiana told the conference tllat the tax on liquor in that state already has been set at a gallon whisky Other factors due for considera tion in an effort to obtain uniform legislation included regulation at state borders and some features of liquor dispensing methods Gov Clyde L Herring who called the conference at the request of Iowas liquor control commission spoke briefly at the afternoon ses sion He explained that he believcft much good could be accomplished by an exchange of ideas on the issues and that any steps toward uniform ity should be taken before nnd not after the adoption of proposed laws The interests temperance he Turn to TaKC 4 Column 3 Wisconsin Man to Sail to Caribbean BERLIN Wis Oct 26 Frank D Chapman manufacturer built a 38 foot sailboat in this land locked city and this week will begin a three months cruise to the Carih beanfor deep sea fishing The boat was hauled to Manitowoc and will be sailed down Lake Michigan into the Illinois river and down the Mis sissippi to the gulf AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I knew it would happen When a trained nurse gets to wait on a rich bachelor its all over but fixin the date Mason City Welcomes Corn FestivaT Visitors SAYS HE HOPES FRIDAY AT CORN FESTIVAL 9 a of entries for biggest ear of corn contests 9 a of registrations for other contests to 4 p Concert Mason Citys Champion High School Band City Park to 3 p program Red Wilsons Orchestra Merkels Department store 2 to 3 p Program Albert Coe and his orches tra Manleys Department store to 4 p Program Bob Bagley and his or chestra Chapmans Furniture store to 4 p Program Joe Power trio Damons Department store 3 to p Program Harold Keiclle and his or chestra Mier Wolf and Sons company 6 to 8 p and Dance program Harold Keidle and his orchestra Green Mill cafe 8 p game Mason City Junior college and Es therville J C at Roosevelt stadium Mason City high school band will play 9 p m to 1 a and Dance program Bob Bagley and his orchestra Soda Grill cafe 1 to 11 p at theaters Weakness starring Lillian Harvey and Lew Ayres show featuring the Blue Ridge Mountain eers and Ginger Rogers and Norman Foster in Rafter Romance on the screen Mayor of Hell featuring James Cagney Phantom Express with William Collier Jr J Farrell McDonald Sally Blane Graft Conditions Seen CKase n Stores Are Decorated in Fall Regalia for 3 Big Days With stores decorated in fall regalia and special programs of entertainment provided Mason City welcomed visitors from over a wide radius on the first of the three day corn festival days Thursday Jumbo ears of corn white yellow and calico started comingjnto the celebration headquarters at 119 North Federal avenue at 9 oclock Thursday morning from all sections of North Iowa where they were entered in the largest car contest Registrations also started coming early from persons coming long dis tances and those entering the con tests for the oldest married couples youngest married couples and other competitions in connection with the fall festival Concert Given A concert was given in Central park Thursday afternoon by the champion municipal band the first of numerous musical events that are to be a feature of the three day fes tival Friday afternoon the champion high school band will play in the parkwhile a number of orchestras will appear in various other places WILL KEEP IOWA HIGHWAYS OPEN Sheriff at Glenwood Swears in 30 Deputies From National Guard GLENWOOD Oct 26 iff William De Moss this afternoon deputized 30 national guardsmen under authorisation from Governor Herring to keep highways in this vicinity clear of picketcrs during the farm holiday After a telephone conversation with the governor today Rudolph C Hopp state representative and farmer said Governor Herring au thorized use of as many of the 165 militiamen stationed here as needed to keep the roads clear To Set Up Camp Officials said the guardsmen plan to set up a miniature camp tonight at the Iowa approach of the Platts Millions Spent on Building in Havana Unnecessarily Oc 26 ate investigators today character ized as graft conditions a report from the files of the Chase National bank that 518000000 had been spent unnecessarily on the Cuban cap itol building construction which wag partly financed by loans from the bank After reading the report from Chase files telling of the expendi tures Ferdinand Pecora counsel for the stock market committee asked Shepard Morgan Chase vice presi dent if these graft conditions had been known five months previously when the hank sold 540000000 in Cuban bonds to the public I have no idea Morgan replied But only 35 per cent of the pub lic works expenditures were fi nanced from the obligations ad vanced by us The reference to money wastage was in a letter from James Bruce Chase official in Havana to the mouth Nebr bridge across the Missouri river It waa here last night that 500 farmers accompanied by the sheriff convoyed a fleet of 40 livestock trucks through the picket lines of striking farmers sent the trucks safely to the Oma ha market and later dispersed the 30 pickets A possibility that the antistrike move would move to Fottawattamio county was seen when Sheriff Joe Perry of Council Bluffs told two Griswold Iowa farmers to go ahead with similar plans May CJuit Picketing Farm holiday leaders headed by State President John Chalmers to day were counselling abandonment of picketing which has never been sanctioned officially by the Holiday association Today the Glenwood farmers were getting ready for a mooting Satur day afternoon to organize a def inite antistrike body the purpose of which will be to convoy trucks In case the holiday group continues picketing They think it will mean the end of picketing Acting as Deputies DES MOINES Oct 25 ernor Herring today that 30 Iowa national guardsmen pressed into service at Glenwood today by Sheriff William De Moss to clear highways of farm strike pickets are acting as deputy sheriffs As such Governor Herring said they are not under his jurisdiction and have no official connection with the guard while under Sheriff De Moss orders The governor added he has no in tention of issuing an official call to guardsmen during the strike unless the present situation should change radically Sheriff DC Moss asked me for authority to deputize the guards men Governor Herring said I Central bank July 17 1030 It referred to Carlos iliguel do Cespedes secretary of public works as dangerous to the welfare of the country Confers With Whitney WASHINGTON Oct 26 President Roosevelt conferred today for 30 minutes with Richard Whit ney president of the New York ex change Whitney who was accompanied to the white house by his attorney John Redmond declined to discuss the subject of the conference Mr Roosevelt is known to be pre paring to ask congress for legisla tion to extend government supervi sion over the exchange SARRAUTTAKES OVER NEW POST Decides to Become French Premier and Begins to Pick Cabinet PARIS Oct 26 TVSenator Al bert Sarraut definitely decided to day to become premier of France and a short time later a probable cabinet was semiofficially an nounced showing several old minis ters in their old posts Three former ministers were re tained but were shifted to different portfolios Unofficially the cabinet was said to Include the following with the ministers former posts listed Premier and minister of foreign affairs M Sarraut war Edoimrd Daladler former justice Joseph PaulBoncour for eign finance Georges Bon net same iUMBO EARS OF OORNHEREFROM Halloween parade will be staged by youngsters This event will be head ed by the I O O F juvenile band Windows Decorated Mason Citys merchants dressed up their display windows for the gala festival with all of the sug gestions of the corn and hog em pire hunting days the farmer and his family and a bountiful harvest Thursday morning merchandise was placed side by side with the products of the farmers toil Rich full goiden ears of corn and bril liant pumpkins decorated most of the windows along Federal avenue and the side streets of the main business section of the city Display Farm Scenes Farm fences were to advan tage in some of the windows and signs of No Hunting made typi cal farm scenes for a basis of dec oration Old stumps with squirrels perched on them pheasants search ing for corn about great shocks of corn were in the windows Ducks and geese suggesting more hunting days and guns shells and clothing for the sportsman were displayed A pumpkinheaded scarecrow was used to advantage in displaying the fall merchandise of one store A great shock of corn was cleverly displayed by a service station Hog statues were found in many win dows and a full grown porker in the flesh was stretched out in one window all prepared for the oven Build Welcome Sign Sheaves of wheat were cleverly displayed and a great Welcome sign was found in one window the letters made from ears of golden corn An interior scene of a home with fireplace radio books and many suggestions for winter months was displayed Furs sheepskins boots and cold weather wear for both farmer and office worker were found displayed side b side The streets were lined with green and gold Corn Festival signs which with the orange and black colors used extensively in the Halloween decorations found in windows gave the business section of Mnson City a festive appearance for the open ing day of the Corn Empire festival Girl Only Survivor of Crossing Mishap That Took 5 Lives SALTILLO Miss Oct 26 A 14 year old girl critically in jured was the only survivor today of a railroad crossing accident here that claimed the lives of her par ents a brother and sister nnd a friend The five were killed when a fast passenger train struck their car last night The dead Mr and Mrs Dallas Pearson farmers living a mile and a half east of here their two children Christine 11 and Artie Lee four and Gib Ford 54 a cattle buyer of Saltlllo Gertrude taken to a Tupelo Miss hospital was not expected to live TRIED IN DRAKE ESTATE CASE ar M Hartzell promoter of the Drake estate scheme which fel LUthorltles termed a swindle is slioiVTi center with his attorneys as He went on trial at Sioux City on charges of using the mails to defraud In collection of funds to carry n battleto British courts for an estate left by Sir Francis Drake Pnul Young Is at left Carlos Goltr at right Associated Ircss Osc era n as he Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal Oct Tones of Texas starts in buying gold for the govern ment so get your old wedding ayIts going to gets to forty dollars an ounce I got some old teeth filling that will go I would love to see the loot that Jesse gathers in There will be many a one of these old hunter gold watch cases Gold headed canes is another com modity that will be resurrected If we had just thought of nil this five years ago when every paper headlined the daily mil lions and millions that was go ing out We have some great ideas but most of em come too late to do us any good Yours WILL ROGERS CopyrlBlil 1033 McNiuisM Symllcnlo LEAGUE CHOOSES JA1ES MDONALD New Yorker Named as High Commissioner of Jewish Refugees GENEVA Oct 26 G MacDonald of New York was ap pointed by the league of nations to day as high commissioner of Jewish refugees from Germany The United States accepted an in vitation to designate a representa tive to sit on the governing body which will supervise the relief This group will act as an autono mous organization independent of the league This will be done at the request of Germany The governing body Is expected to get Intouch with private organ izations disposed to contribute funds for the relief of the Jews MacDonald is noted as an expert on problems of international rela tions Since 1919 he has been chair man of the board of the Foreign Policy Association Inc He was educated at Indiana unl versity nnd Harvard and subse quently served on the faculties of both those institutions Among the posts he holds are Vice chairman of the national coun cil for prevention of war member of the commission of international justice and goodwill of the Federal Council of Churches member of the advisory council of the league of na tlons association and trustee of tht American council of the Institute of Pacific relations U S Offers CoOperatlon WASHINGTON Oct 26 The United States today offered its cooperation to the league of na tions in aiding Jewish and other refugees fleeing from Germany Aerial Search to Find Ruins TUCSON Ariz Woodward curator of history at the Los Angeles museum plans to find ancient Indian ruins undisccrn Ihle to persons on the ground by conducting an extensive aerial sur vey in the southwest Claim Hartzell Admitted Taking in Huge Amounts Transcript Says Donations Amounted SIOUX Oct 23 mission by Oscar M Hartzell on trial for using the mails to defraud that he had obtained thousands and thousands of dollars in dona tions for promoting his claim to the Drake estate was contained today in a transcript introduced during his trial in federal court The document was a transcript of questions asked of Hartzellhy Scotland representatives in Hartzells London apartment and his answers Hired 21 Agents According to the transcript Hart zell admitted to Scotland Yard de tectives that he employed 21 agents in the United States for the pur pose of collecting donations and that they had sent him thousands and thousands of dollars He ad mitted that ho had not paid any in come tax When questioned about his living costs according to the transcript he replied that he borrowed money from the fund at 6 per cent adding that he had promised 500 per cent dividends to the donors The transcript quoted Hartzell as saying I am practically Drake When this thing is ended I will bo Drake All Over Iliice Regarding the extent and loca tion of the estate he was quoted as follows It is all over the place I have the heritage from the pro per man whose name I cant di vulge Its all a great mystery Hartzell admitted according to the transcript that he hnd not filed any legal action concerning the es tate in his own name Asked If he had filed any action In any other name Thats hard to answer Asked in what court such action had been filed he was said to have replied I cant say Its higher up than any court Hogan Promises to Settle Loan Trouble and Then Slips Out DUBUQUE Oct 26 P Hogan president of the Omalia Federal Loan bank cheeked out of a Dubujue hotel today and left no forwarding address following his in dication yesterday that he would re main in Dubuquc county severa days to attempt to settle some o the alleged differences regarding farm mortgnges Missing Chicago Man Found in Woods With His Throat Slashed CHICAGO Oct 2S H Kasley missing superintendent 01 inspection at the Western Electric plant here was found dead In a for est preserve today at the southern edge of Cook county His throat had been slashed with a knife which lay near the body His automatic wn 300 feet away Formal Gold Order Issued by President Administration Adds 18 Cents More to Its Price WASHINGTON Oct 26 resident Roosevelt today Issued an executive order authorizing pur chase of newly mined gold by the Reconstruction corporation in ac cordance with his plan for a man igcd currency through control of domestic gold prices In addition the order revoked a revioii9 ruling in such manner as o permit the export of manufac ured articles fabricated from gold hese exports are to be subject to such regulations aa the secretary of the treasury may prescribe The new order also revoked that art of the presidents order of Aug 29 providingfor sale of newly mined gold under the system which was abandoned yesterday with the in auguration of purchases by the RFC Raise PriceAgain The administration sought to give ncreosed impetus to its price boosi ng program by increasing the price t will pay for newly mined gold by 18 cents an ounce over yesterday the figure set being It was asserted at the white house later that the increase did not mean necessarily that there would be a dally Increase Indications were voiced that so long aa the American prices keeps aheadof foreign market levels a point may be reached when it not be felt necessary to Increasetfi quotation Purchases of the metalwill con tfnue on a dally basis More Than London Yesterday when the Roosevelt policy was inaugurated the domes tic price was fixed at against a London figure of At exchange rate of 470 today London quotation was While this was a decrease of 3 cents as compared with yesterday there waa actually an increase tn the London gold price in British currency It jumped from 130 shillings one pence 53 130 shillings pence Decrenso in Dollar Variation in foreign exchange accounted for the decrease in the dollar value Todays price was determined by the committee appointed by the president Aa on yesterday Chairman Jesse Jones of the RFC and Henry Morgenthau Jr representing the president called upon Acting Sec retary Dean Acheson at his office in the treasury They received the latest figures from London on gold and foreign exchange quotations Quickly arriv ing at their decision they dlspatch Ttirn to TQKC 4 Cnltimn 8 SHOWDOWN IS NOT NECESSARY nterest Rate on Corn Loans Announced at 4 Per Cent WASHINGTON Oct 26 aklng notice of packers criticism f the hogcorn control program for ifting prices the farmer gets Sec etary Wallace spoke today of hav ng a showdown with the packers n event hog prices to growers are educed when the processing taxes ake effect next month After describing tho plans in peech the agriculture department lead said word conies to us from he corn belt that tho impression ia eing spread abroad that the pack rs are going to drop the prices of logs 50 cents a hundred weight ou Jov 5 at the time the processing ax is put on Wll Pull rrigether We hope it may not be necessary or us to have something of a show down with the packers during ths month of November I am hoping that the outcome vill be that within a short time all Df and farmers vill be pulling together to get tho moat money possible with justice to he laboring man into the hands of the com and hog country I appeal to the level headed sen sible bard working people of thu mlddlewest to bend their energies to put over the cornhog program in spite of the opposition of the pack erg and the criticism thpsa who ask 1 r SlO hogs tomorrow Vuol ARMS MEETING ADJOURNS AGAIN Hears Friendly References to Germany Will Meet December 4 GENEVA Switzerland Oct 26 disarmament conference today adjourned until Dec 4 after hearing friendly references to Ger many during the sessions discus sions The adjournment decision was In lino with a recommendation of the steering committee which met yes terday Captain Anthony Eden British foreign office undersecre tary said during the discussions that it was quite clear that the withdrawal of Germany could not be without effect on the work of the conference and that it could cause some dislocation But he added the British government feels this should not be allowed to stop the work of the conference We must look forward and not Indulge in recriminations Captain Eden pledged Great Brit ains wholehearted support to the efforts to achieve progress Warsaw University Closes Indefinitely BERLIN Oct 26 Wolff news agency dispatch from War saw said today that the university there had been closed indefinitely because of continued brawls be tween progovernment and opposi tionist groups hava ajob to tto and Jul is to get the same kind of a signup from corn and hogfarmers aa we have already obtained from the cotton farmers of the south the wheat farmers of the west and the tobacco farmers of the southeast If we can not develop a more de cent cooperative spirit all the way around we may find it necessary again to descend into the valley of the shadow to learn from even greater suffering than we have thus far had George N Peek farm adminis rator announced today that the in erest rate on loans to corn farm ers from the Commodity Credit cor poration will be 4 per cent the same rate as that which will govern cot ton loans On Warehouse Corn The loans will be made on farm warehoused corn In states having n act on the basis of 50 cents a bushel for number 2 De cember corn at Chicago States eli rlble are Iowa Minnesota Illinois South Dakota and Kansas The warehouse receipts will be deposited as collateral with the cre dit corporation In order to become eligible for loans the farmer must agree to take part in the hogcpm production control program recent ly announced The loans however will not con stitute a lien upon benefit payments to be made in connection witli tho control program Instead Peek said the loan program is aimed to pro vide farmers with working funds In advance of the time when benefit payments can he made Doesnt Affot Demand CHICAGO Oct 26 plan of the Commodity Credit corpora tion to lend farmers 50 cents a bu shel on warehoused corn doesnt affect the farmers demand for cost of production said Milo Reno president of the National Farmers Holiday association as he reached Chicago today Reno drove here from DCS Moinen to make an address which was broadcast over an NBC chain If all farmers would sign up Reno said it would put price fix ing in the hands of the secretary of agriculture The farmers will not accept half way measures They want the cost of production IOWA WEATHER Generally fair Thursday anil Friday except poAAlhly rain In the extreme fioutfienfit portion Somewhut colder ThurMlny night Colder Friday In tho extreme portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wettnewluy ts Minimum In Night 2 At 8 A M Thursday SO ;