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STATE iilSTORlCAL BOCIBTY. COM Pi. T0P-EkA,KA»8.- THE lOLA REGISTER VOLUME XXXVI. No. 77. Successor to The Io!a Daily Ite^isler, The Tola Daily Record, and tola Daily Index. lOLA, KAS., THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 26, 1933. The - WeeVIy R«gi«ter, Ebtabliahed 1S67 The loU Daily Register. Established 1S97 EIGHT PAGE^ CASHIER AVERTS POSSIBLE RAID ON COUNTY BANK LaH^rpc Marshal Kidnap- edUn Effort to Lure A. Holdeman LITTLE DOING ON F.4K.>I LEGISL.\TION TODAY RELEASED UNHURT Gunnjen Abandon' Attempt iVMien i Banker Senses Something Wrong Washington. Jan. 26. (AP)— It was a dull day at ihe capitol for farm legislation. The senate agriculture committee heard dairjTnen and stockmen give tlieir views of the house domestic allotment bill. Both groups wanted amend- mcnt-s. Before the house banking committee, Faul Besior, • farm loan commissioner, questioned the wisdom of putting: into the hands of the borrower the right to postpone 1933 mortjgagc payments tO: land b.anks. as pro- Ijosed in Chairman \ Stea^all's bill. He suggested the banks should be permitted to use discretion. Bankruptcy legislation was ^awaiting its'chance on the. house floor. Just what consideration the Robinson mortgage refinance plan would receive this session was doubtful. By refU'^inc tlic unusunl of nich'i watchman John Bimcs to ^ "come but and talk busine;.';" at 1 o'clock Hhis mnrnms:. .•\. .\. polde- mati of liaH .Tni" probably averted robben,-? of the LaHai-;;c . bank cf . which he is cashier. | The ^^rikpr d'Tided it was hardiy | the time and place for anv bu.si- \ ness dilcusslon with the watchman, j so declined the invitatio.n. speaking through a locked door. Later he . learned that JBarnes , made his> projxisal at the insistence | — of six imenjarmed with a ^bma- 1 Legislature Busv Shaping chine Clin. .-inf.-;. revolvers, and shot-! •r .-ii . ^ guns who had kidnaped him; ;To "Talk Business." i While five of the men lay in am- i)ush aJwaiUue llie appearance of the bahkcriOn his porch. 6w of TAX PENALTIES BELIHED KANSAS SENATE APPROVES MOVE ON ROADS HEAD Highway Director Would Be Appointed by Governor at Wage Cut A BAN ON NEPOTISM Legislators Refuse, However, to Include Themselves in Bill Bills to Ease Burden on Delinquent Taxpayers Topeka. Jan. 26. i.\Pi—A leeisla- the Six;accompanied the watchman : Jl^l,.!^!^^ to Holdeman-s. door - with ^^^^^^-^^"^ ^^^'^^^ t^ns to;ask him "to come out and , ' f.^l^ tT^'tl^?''^. talk business. ; , J -.iromptlv : is being whinped After: the fauure af the plot .^ape by the legislature! -A. measure to cancel additions to bills into Barnes ;was taken, in an auto.mobile - several Imiles southeast of LciHarpe - and e^cted unharmed. aft?-r his life had been threatened numerous -times. : Accoi^dinc to Bnrhc.'^s report to .Sherifr;.Bud Hurley !a.-t n :E :ht. he noticedr.scveral men in a ."big. two- door .sofian" knocking, around one ci the filling station.'^ .in. LaHarpe at about { a. m.. evidently tr.rtnj to obtain >ome sa.'iolino. • • Banips .said he went to investigate and when he approached, six men surrouiided liim with drawn! suns, including, he .•^airi. ,n .<^ub-machine gun, revolvers, and nfle.>. Revolver Taken, i •.he tax bill in cases • where the counties have bid in land for nonpayment of taxes—if the ON ^-nc'r redeems his property by next Janu- an.- I—is nearing enactment. .Another bill designed to brine relief to an \ • pven larger field of taxjwyers has been prepared by the house assessment and taxatipn committee. Under the nearly identical Dod.se bill passed by the senate yesterday and the Ryan bill ' passed today by the house. : penalties. cc•Gt.^ and heavy interest ' charges wou'd be . cancelled . if the owner of land bid in by counties for non- I ,;aymcnt of taxes redeemed it by Tliev; r^Ucved Bavne.s nf I'.is flash-' j-jnuary 1. 1934. by payinj; the past liphii a'nd revoiv.T and forced him due taxes. ' to take them to the Ivou.'^e of Mr. i .To Offer .Amendments. Holdenian. Tliere .live of thq.ii se- : Pa.<,.>age of different bills by' the crcted ithetn.'^elye.s while' the; sixth ^ iwn houses enabled further cnnsid- standiriij behind Barnes wiht la (run , en'tion of the measures. Represen- in hus rib.s fprced him to call out for t ^tive Ryan .said some of the legls- the banker, evidently intending to : laiors de.^ired to offer .some amehd- kldnapjhim aL-^o nv.d make liim open - tnents. including one to make the the vagtt in the bank. . . | measure applicable to .1332 taxes. Holdeman came :to .the donr. i Explaining his negative vote. Rcp- tumed-; on ' the porch-hzht .i and j re.sentative Hall (Ri of Reno coun- looked^oul cautiously, remaininc-in- ty. one of half a dozen hou.se:mem- side ihc ^ liou.se . v.hile Barn'^s. bers to oppose the Ryan bill, said prom.ptcd by the gunman at his; fi-;^ measure was unconstitutional, back, told Hn'.dcman to come put so j that it v.-ould place a premium on j non-payment of taxes and that it { would cause confusion in the pay- i Topeka, Jan. 26. (Ai*)—Senate approval had been given today to measures designed to place appointment of the highway director In the governor's hands and -givlhg Incoming administrations control of the highway department and to prohibit public officers, except legislators, from emplojlng relatives to serve imder them. Before recommending for passage the Dale highway bill, however, the senate yesterday accepted an amendment by a Democratic member to slash the director's maximum salarv- allowance 25 per cent, from $5,000 annually to $3,750. Introduced by Senator Dale (R.) of Arkansas City, the bill provides tiie highway commission ishall ai>- point a director upon the governor's recommeiidation. and the director, to serve at the pleasure of the governor, could vot^^ on department matters in case o'f a tie vote in the six-membered commission. Shortly after introduction of the measure. Guy T. Helvering, present highway director, annoimced he would resign; but not before April 1 when the Republicans will gain control of thWe of the six positions on the commission, all now occupied by Democrau:. • • Words Fly Faist. j DLscus-sion of the measure brought brief but spirited discussion in the senate. j ' Offering the salary reduction amendment. Senator Miller (D.) of Tonganoxie, said he favored iallpw- ing 'the governor to appoint the idi- rector "but it is a political Job and the salary is too high." i Senator Dale opposed the amendment as decreasing the salary of •oil'.' of the most responsible! positions in the state." ! In resixjiise to a query by Senator Dodge .'R.> of Salina. if thcrd were not now an assistant who drew S -1 .800 a year. Senator Miller said there had been one the first year.j Capone Just an Ordinary Prisoner in Georgia Pen Rumors Saying Former Gangland Czar Living a Life of Luxury and Ease Denied by Warden at Atlanta in Letter Read Before House of Representatives. Washington. Jan. 25. (AP)—Al Capone. now spending a number of years at Atlanta penitentiary for evading Income tax payments on his gangland imlUions, Is on a $10 a month allowance these d&ys. And instead of .$25 footwear. It's the regulation prison shoe for the former Chicago bootleg czar. Tailor-made suits and silk underwear are out. , Capone Is just No. 40886 and is treated like a lot of others imder the government's special care. All this was told to the house to make It clear that Al is not getting special favors. Representative Oliver (D.,' Ala.), put into the record a letter from Warden A. C. Aderhold of Atlanta, which said: "Capone, dtutog his Incarceration de- make what-; with • that h* could "t;!lk busine.ss' him'. ,; . ! i _ The :banker. nolirrg by hLs-jwatch that it was l:in a. m. thouirht it queer that the oflicpr should want to dLscu-s.^ any matter cf busi 'iKss at such ari hour, a^^d bffore closing the door lb Ills hnii.=o. he remarked to Barnes that he haci his "autdmatic readyr Life is Threatened. Barnes .said th ment of taxes. One Jlinor Difference. ; • Thf' bills differed in onlv on." ' minor respect. The Dodge bill provided the iinnaid ta.xes should draw; interest at 'l-per cent a month! • . rnmmrncinc Sejitembfr 1. -.vjiile the i : Pyin bill would start the interbst i on-? month earlier. j G '.inmen | then Various proposals for . postpone- I -forced, him into their automobile ment for the deadlines fi.xed bv j again and drove ra.'.iidly nut of jtown. i stP -tute for payment of taxes with- i He.said they threatened to kill him ; nut jx'nalty v/ere rejected by the | if he identified anv of them. I and house assessment and taxation j then ejected him from the automo-: committee: in deciding last night to j bile at a point 3':- miles south and bnncr out a committee bill to abolish [ 1 .mile.east of Lallarpe. He was not the 5. per cent penalties now pro- harmed. - ' ' . I ivid°d for delinquent payments. After Hokieman heard the car! The bill also provides that any! drive away, he said he called Homer ! person paying his' full yeab's taxes j Troxel. con.stable. and then- Sheriff | on or 'w-fore December 20 would,be; Hurley; The sheri.f and Under- given a discount of 2 per cent upon | sheriff Otis Lambeth' hastened to 1 the half pavTnent which othfrv.-isei LaHah>e but after scouting over the j would not need be paid until the j town failed to find any, trace 6f the i following June 20. ' ;would-be robbers. { j I'ntil Taxes Are Paid. Larribeth said today that the rea-'- If the first halfrtaxes remain un- spn for the failure of the gunmen' paid .after December 20. the bill to go into the house and takeiHolde-! provides they would draw interest man forcibly was unknowii. H]esaid |Tt the rate of 10 per cent-a year. rhcn |argu- i The interest would run only until that Bnmes told of the ing the point outside the houde and then deqlding to,abandon tlie attempt, wanted "Perhaps none of to face the automatjo they knew; Holdeman had ready,''; beth added. them the taxes were paid. Thus, if paid on Januarv- 20, the taxpayer would I be ch .Trced only one month's inter- j est. ,MI taxes of the preceding { Lam-!>ear, and accrued interest; remain-i ing due on June 20 would draw in- ! O. D. Hartley is president (Jif the i tercst at 10 per cent until paid or j bank. How murh money the thieves • might have gotten had theitj plan worked was not divulged. ; FIRST.MEALS GIVEN TODAY the land sold for taxes. The bill would apply to taxes for 193.::. Another "tax relief po-ono-sal— automobile license fee, reductions- had been a creed upon by the son•- i iate and house roads and liiEh.vays Workers on City Gravelinir Project | committees. They decided last -Fed at Chri.stian Church • night to report out the Rces bill, ; I prescribing lower fees for passcn.scr j The first of the mid-da.v meals! motor cars and light trucks, and • provided by the churches for the . hichT fees for heavy trucks. i men employed on the emergency'! Proponents and opponents of the welfare work was served at the; Baird "chain store", tax bii! were Christian church today. Tliirteen given a hearing last night by the of the 15 or 16 men engaeed in the • senate federal and state affairs work-were present, and they! were . committee. Representatives of in- giveri a hearty dinner by women i dejxndent grocers" ; a.ssoc:atior_s who'served thorn smilingly, and to, sixike in behalf of the b'tll. while whom they expressed the warmest j objections .were voiced by spokes- appreciation. i-men for .creameries, lumber yards, i ; poultry- buyers, hne elevator "com-' WEATHER and ROADS j ^ ^^o ^^^^^r^'^^' TOPICS POSTPONED fair. I soflth < c^- I FOR K.\!«;§*AS^cneralK slightly colder in east and portions toriisht: Friday fair, er in extreme east^ portion. . For loia and Vicinity—Fair and colder tonight and Friday. Temperature—Highest yest 55: lowest last night .37: normal for today 30: excess yesterday 1^; excess ^since Januarv- 1st, 349 degrees: tills elate last year—highest 38 est 3b. i Kansas Day Club Meeting Conflicts With Regular ."Vlonday Date rday. For two reasons there will be no meeting of the Current Topics club ne.xt Monday. One reason is that the speaker who was expected, sends low- 1 word, received only this morning. ; that it will be impossible for him Precipitation for;the 24 hours end-J lo .come and the time is too short ing at 7 a.m. today 0;itotal fo? this i tc find a substitute. The other year to date r.33; excess si/icej January 1st .21 inch. ; ' , Relative humidity at 7, a. m. [today 69 p^r cent: barometer reduced to sea level:29.50 inches. j ' Sun rises 7:31- a. m., sets 5:38 pjn. Kansas Weather and Dirt Roads. -Emporia, Ottawa. Coffer.-ille, Manhattan. -Pittsburg, Ai.kansas City: Wichita, Topeka, Salina, jclear, it)aife good, ' reason is that the Kansas Day club meets- lii Topeka on that day with the governor of New Hampshire as speaker, and a good many of the regular attendants upon Topics wish- to be present at the Topek'a meeting, ' .The next meeting of Ciurent Topics, therefore, 'will be on Februerj- S, probably with ex-Govemor Henry J. Allen, of Wichita, as speaker. the Democrats controlled the part ment ["because we had to a deal." ' Senator Miller did not say the "deal" was but the assistant to whom he referred was R. W.I Dole, Renublican and former director, who was retained for a time as Helvering's a.ssistant. Oyler Blames Helvering. Several senators, j favored the amendment, argiiing salaries should be reduced "beginning at the top." Senator Oyler 'D.) of lola. took occasion during the debate to remark that "Governor Woodring was defeated because Helvering was at the head of the highway department." The Democratic-sponsored anti- nepotism bill, prohibiting public officials from hiring persqns related to them by marriage or consanguinity within the third degree, was approved by a bare majority of the senate committee of the whole, 19 to 18, and must pick up two additional votes to pass on the third reading. In accepting the bill, the senate refused to' strike out a committee amendment which excepted members of the legislature from pro 'Vls- ions of the measiu-e. Senator Harlan (R.> -of Manhattan, said passage of the bill with the amendment "will make us ridiculous." Senators CoEfman (R.) of Overbrook and Skovgard (B.)'of Greenleaf. argued the matter-could "be handled" by voters and local sentiment without a law. Republicans Ajcainst It. A majority of the Democrats, aided by several Republicans, favored the bill although most of the debate came from Senators, generally Republicans, opposing the bill." Senator McDonald (D,) of Kansas City,; favored.the bill to abolish needless expense Incurred where relatives were hired but did no work. He said passage of the bill would be an "economy move." Both fTie Dale bill and the antl- nopotLsm bill which was introduced by Senator Miller, will be voted on late today in the regular course of senate procedure. : Tha senate also approved: for passage yesterday the Todd bill excluding violation of prohibitory liquor laws from causes for. which attorneys may be disbarred, the ways and means committee bill to provide that counties should bear the expense of transporting prisoners to state penilentian.-, and the Russell bill providing for appointment'of guferdians for persons adjudged insane or incompetent. KANSAS CITY ON WITH PL.4N Tein ThoD.sand .Alen to Be Employed on Improvement Program. Kansas City, Jan. 26. (AP)—The promise of part time employment for 10,000 men was contained in the announcement today by H.' F. McElroy. city manager, that jvOrk will be restimed under the ten-year bond improvement program, s Mr. McElroy said he was preparing and -would submit to the city coimcil not later than Monday plans for projects which will involve the expenditure of 1 million dollars. He estimated the plans under preparation woiild provide jobs for 10,- (XK> Kansas City citizens. The city manager said as far as possible hand labor w;ould be employed ' In the program, and that no outsiders would be taken care of. ROOSEVELT AID PUN PROPOW LaFollette-Costigan 'and Cutting Bills Combined In General Measure Washington, • Jan. 26. (AP.)—A general relief program, imderstood by Its sponsors to carry out Jsug- gestions of President-elect R ^se- velt. was agreed upon today by the senate manufactures conunittee and a report of the measure to the^ senate was authorized without a record vote. This latest proposition combines the Lafollette-Costlgan and the Cutting bUls which had aimed at different angles of the relief problem. Senators LafoUette of Wisconsin and Cutting of New Mexico, Republican independents who supported the Democratic presidential ticket, conferred at Warm Springs recently with the president-elect and said they found him "sjTnpathetic." The - new bill authorizes direct grants to the states with a total fund of 500 million dollars; to be available, and increases by a like sum the notes, bonds and similar obligations which the corporation is authorized to issue. Board to Direct R. F. C. It sets up a federal emergency' relief biard of three members to be appointed by the president, the board to allocate the funds, certifying ' to the Recontruction corporation, which shall act as a fiscal agent, what pajTncnts are to be made. • The combined bill removes the provision of the LafoUette-Costigan bill that the chief of the children 's bureau shall be the executive officer of the board and substitutes authority for the board to select its own executive officer. After LafoUette' and CJutting returned from Warm Springs, they gave Roosevelt's view$ to Senator Costigan (D.. Colo.) and then La­ foUette called the committee together to formulate a combined blU. The composite measure retains much of the Lafollette-<3ostigan bill but discards the provision for floating a 500 mUlion doUar bond Issue. Basis of Population. Provisions making available 40 per cent of the total fimd for apportionment among the states on the basis of piopulation are kept in the bill, along with the stipulation the payments shall not exceed two- thirds of the states' relief expenditures from public and private fluids. The remaining 60 per cent, 'with the exception of the 15 mUlion dollars for transient relief and $3oC,0C0 for administration, is set aside as a reserv-e fimd to be aUotted on the basis; of need. Both the transient and the other reUef mone>"s would be administered by the states under their,own rviles and regulations. I^afoUette told newspapermen there was no attempt to combine In the bill proposals advocated by In this Institution, has had no special favors not granted aU other first grade prisoners. It was made clear to me by the ofBclals in Washington, at the time Capone was committed to this penitentiary, that he pould have absolutely no favors or ppeclal privileges not granted other prisoners and these instructions have been carried out." ' When It comes to visitors. Aderhold said Capone does not even en- Joy the customarj- procediu-e. "On account of reports that his friends would probably tb' to smuggle' money and gtms to him," he said, "we have not been permitting his Interviews to be held with other prisoners, but each interview Is held In the presence of an officer and where his movements could be watched and his conversations clearly heard." The warden explained that Capone "can only spend $10 per month at the cominlssary," "His account shows that he has withdrawn $97 since May 4,. 1932," Aderhold said, "This covers $10 per month with the' exception of December when $5 extra is granted aU prisoners, and he spent $2: in returning his clothing and a package to his home." Aderhold also denied that Capone was permitted out of the' prison iat night or that he had morf than the customary half-hour at tennis. LANDON URGES 3-DEPARTMENT CONSOUDATION Governor Offers More Economy Measures in Special Message ABOLITION OF ONE Chief Executive Would Eliminate Vehicle Department Entirely DEATH AWAITS BANKING BILL House Won't Act on Glass Measure Passed Yesterday in Senate Washington, Jan, 26, (AP)—Three weeks of bittet fighting were over today—the Glass banking blU was through the .senate; the fiUbuster was ended. But the triumph probably was one In name only for this session. Every sign pointed to slow death in the house of the measure for which Senator Glass, Virginia Democrat, .•\^SiJf fought for two years. A house, legislative jam seemed certain to block a vote on it befoi-e March 4. In its second successive night session, the senate passed t>ie Glass biU making sweeping changes in the nation's banking lav,-s, by a vote of 54 to 9 and today turned its attention to the treasury-post office appropriation biU. That contained the,makings of another stormy controversy. The house took up the money biU supplying operating funds for the state, commerce, justice and labor departments, Ic started consideration of the measure at a night session last night, but not much progress was made. Senator Glass, a former secretary of the treasury and mentioned as Mr. Roosevelt's choice for the same post under the new administration', Ucked the time-kiUing filibuster in the .senate last night_by circulating a petition to invoke the rigid cloture debate-limiting rule. ' It was apparent that this time the cloture petition would receive the neceSsarj- two-thirds vote andin the face of that threat. Senators Long of Louisiana - and Thomas of Oklahoma, Democratic leaders of the filibuster, gave up, but predicted it was as good as "dead" when It reached the house. The blU would make more than 25 changes in the national and federal reserve bank laws designed to I curb bank failures, assist depositors of closed banks, and stop the flow of federal reserve credit to speculative channels. It would allow branch banking In nine states where state laws now permit this system and require na^ tlonal banks to drop their security Senator Wagner, (D., N. Y.) for lib- j affiliates within five years. In addition. It would create an 80O million dollar federal corporation to help TWO MISNER PERFORMANCES. STORK STOPS^sAT DIX HOUSE Film Laminary Becomes Father of Girt Weighing 7 Pomids. Players to Give "Work Shop" as Well as "The Music Master." erallzlng the existing relief machinery, but added that amendments of this character as offered on the I reopen closed banks, senate floor "wUl he entirely Germane." CTuttlng, commenting on the incorporation of his transient relief prop,osals in the bill, said that if the ijUl faUed of approval he would renew the fight for federal help in this field by bringing up his biU separately. LafoUette said the combined measiu-e would be reported to the floor as soon as possible and action sought at the first opportunity. Los Angeles. Jan. 36. (AP)^A daughter weighing 7 pounds and 8 ounces was Iwm last night to Mr. and Mi^. Richard Dix. The baby is the first child of the motion picture actor and his -wife, who was Winifred Coe, prominent in society. Kansas City Advertiser Injured. Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 26 (AP)— WaUace J. Ferry, president of the Ferry-Hanley Advertising comijany. was dangerously injured today when his automobUe crashed against the abutment of a bridge across Brush creek, just; south Club golf club. of the Country Nonogenariaa Dies. Pittsburg, Kas.; Jan. 26 (AP)— J. F. Archer, who on January 18 observed his 93rd birthday and who celebrated his 72nd wedding anniversary last December 16, died at his bonje bere toda;. ' . Two performances instead of one Will be Igiven bj* the Misner players In lolajFridayi it was learned here today. It was previously announced that the City Federation of women's clubs would sponsor the presentation of "The Music Master" by the players tomorrow night in the junior high school auditorium. In addition, |a students matinee showing of ••^ft^'ork Shop" will- be given in the .senior high school auditorium at 2<80 p. m. tomorrow. The adml.ssion | will be 10 cents. "Work Shop." written by Ernest Raymond Misner. head of the company, is a comedy which is said to appeal especially to men and boys, although women and girls find a sympathetic attraction for them. BOMB IN BRITISH OFFICES Cairo Headquarters 'Threatened by Explosive Found in Window. Cairo. Egypt. Jan. 26, (AP)—A bomb 'R -as discovered this morning In the British general headquarters here. MiUtary police discovered the bomb on a window ledge n^ar the main entrance. It -was immtidiately removed from examination: This bomb was said to be similar to one which exploded at the British residency early In Deceuiljer. Topeka, Jan. 26. (AP)—In a new move for economy, Governor Alfred M. Landon laid before the legislature today recommendations for consoUdatlon of three state departments, outright elimination of an-: other and 'various other suggestions looking- to a reduction in the niun- ber of persons on the pubUc pay roU. We must abolish the drones in state business," the chief executive declared in a special message, the second he has submitted to the legislature since deUvering his general message two days.after the biennial session convened January 10. He pointed out that in the past decade there has beeh an increase In I defpartments to regulate professions, trades, caUlngs and business activities, resulting in new bureaus and more Inspectors -with "parallel duties and dupUcated expenses." "Our most sincere efforts," Governor Landon said, "are needed to do away with waste, extravagance, duplication and unnecessary service." Vehicle Department Out He recommended the consolidation of the state oU Inspector, fire marshal and hotel commissioner offices Into a new Inspection department, and eUmlnation of the office of state motor vehicle xommlssion- er.through division of his duties between the proposed new department and the state highway departnient. To .the new department he proposed traiisfer of cigarette tax Inspectors, now attached tb the state treasurer's office. Governor Landon, also suggested "thought" be given to the "propriety" of creating a new state corporation commission to supplant the public service commission. The proposed new commission, he suggested, would be given supervlsorj- powers over stock and other security issues and "probably" other ditties now charged to the state charter board. He also recommended elimination of inspectors employed by the state board of re'view—the motion picture, censor board, the division of the three-member commission of labor and Industry into separate depart- nients of labor and workmen's com!- pensatlon with one official in charge of each, and the creation of a per- j manent legislative tax committee.; Eliminate District Courts. Recommending "careful consld^ eratlon" of a plan for consolidation and revision of the 36 state judicin;! districts, - he pointed out that by •'proper action" an "appreciable piumber of district judges may be eliminated i'wlth their comi; reporters and attendant expenses, at a substantial saving to the state." Elaborating upon his previous recommendations for reductions in salaries and the nmnber of employes, the governor caUed upon the legislature to "reduce and equalize" the pay of state' employes. "In aU departments of the state, as they now exist or may hereafter be consolidated," he said, "I urge that the personnel be reduced to the minimum and aU imnecessai^' appointees and employes be eliminated." . As to other public officials and employes, he'Urged removal of statutory niandatory requirements governing payment of fixed sums for county deputy, and clerk hire, and the extension of greater discretionary power to the county commissioners in tha determination of maximum expenditures. Fix the Mlnlmnm.^ Recommending formulation of a uniform salary ,law for cities, the governor said the proposed legislation should fix maximiun rather than minimum.salaries. Other recommendations Included a reduction In the state grain in- .spectlon department's fee from a $1 maximum per car to a 75-cent maximum and a maximum transportation aUowance of 5 cents a mUe for public officers and em­ ployes. He also recommended a "far reaching" Investigation of the financial affairs of the state and suggested It. could properly be referred to the proposed permanent legislative tax committee.^ In recommending .creation of a state inspection department, the governor said "much • saving' would result through rieductlons in per|- sonnel. economies in operation and trimming of traveling expenses. He expressed beUef the result would be Imnroved services." After transfer of the motor vehicle commissioner's enforcemenj and inspection duties to the state highway department, the governor suggested the commissioner's ire- maining duties. Including the registration of motor vehicles and the licensing of drivers, be transferred to the proposed new Inspection department. He also proposed transfer of the pubUc service commission's bus and truck department employes to the high-way department A Warning Too. In laying before the lawmakers his economy plans, the governor warned against the crippling of "essential" governmental fimctions. 'In our dri-ve for economy," he (Coatlooed on Page 8, dtL 6.) SUFFRA^TST DIES MRS. OLn 'ER H. P. BELMONT Paris, Jan. 26. (AP)—Mrs. QU- ver H; P, Belmont, leader of New York's "400" for a period of many years before and after the turn of the century, died'today at her residence here. She was 80 years old. NAZI STRENGTH TO GOVERNMENT Sudden Change of Hitler Policy Surprises All Of Germany Berlin,. Jan, 26. (AP) —German politics took a sensational turn late this afternoon when Adolf Hitler informed President Von Hindenburg that he had considered making his support of the "presidial" .cabinet conditional upon his appoint-, ment to the chancellorship. By yielding his - "aU or nothing" policy. Hitler paved the way for possibility of support for tlie Von Schleicher cabinet by the parties from-the Centrists to the National socialists, a condition which would iniiure the istabllity of - the government for a con.siderable time. Whether this means continuation of the Von| Schleicher caBlnet or appointment of a new cabinet rests entirely with the president. Those who profe-ss to know the president's mind said they would not be surprised if Franz Von Papen would jreceive a mandate to head a new • cabinet. This would mean that.JGeneral Von Schleicher would either retire or return to the defense of the ministrj". the department which he headed during the last Von Papen government. During all the negotiations of the past several "months Hitler, as chief of the National socialL^st party, has adhered to a policy of "aU or nothing." Unless he became chancellor, he insisted, his party would withhold .support from any cabinet regardless-Of its political nature. Further than that, he demanded that, his appointment to the chancellorship be made without any reservations which would hamper his own policies. In line.with this program he has withheld support, although he did not actively^ oppose, the present cabinet headed by General Kiut Vori Schleicher. caUnd a "persidial" cabinet becapse it is empowered to govern witliout cor.sulcing the relch- stag. R.F.C. LOANS IN? FIRST 5 MONTHS BARED IN HOUSE Opposition Fails to Pi-event Publication of; ^ All Dealings DAWES LOAN NAM^D Records Show 90 Million Sent ;to Chicago in^ Two Installments • LID DOWN ON EXCHANGE Six Slembers Snsoended for Periods Up to Three Years for Paying Gratuities Dlegally New York. Jan. 26. (AP)—The New York stock exchange. In one of Its most sweeping disciplinary actions In years, today suspended six of its members for periods ranging from one month to three years. Several of those suspended were members of the firms of Smeltzer Clifford &.Co„ or Ludwlg Robertson & Co,, both of which withdrew as clearing members of the stock clearing corporation today. The suspensions were of traders primarily Interested in bonds, and were for paying gratuities without the approval of the exchange to employes of the exchange or other financial institutions, Edward V, Goerz, a private trader, was suspended for one month. H. H. Wurzler, J. R. Smeltzer, and William B, Sagar. aU of Smeltzer Clifford & Co.. were suspended for six months each. "The most| severe penalty was that meted out to Alexander J, Robertson of Ludwig Robertson & Co., who was suspended for three years. He has been a member of the exchange since April 4. 1929. Walter P. See- holtzer of the same firm was suspended for six.months. Neither of .the two firms involved had out of town offices. Both the stock, exchange and the New York curb exchange have recently inaugurated a drastic campaign against members for paying gratuities' to employes of the ex- clianges or of other members or financial houses, for special services in obtaining quotations or Information regarding orders on the Ixwks. ALBIE BOOTH A F.\THEK NOW Wife of Yale Football Star Presents Him with a Daughter. New Haven, Ctonn.. Jan. 26. (AP) A daughter was bom today to Mrs. Marion Noble Booth, wife of Albert (Albie) J. Booth Jr.. former Yale football star and captain, at the ho.spital of |St. Raphael. Hospital attendants said the newcomer weighed 6'i pounds, and both mother and (infant were "doing nicely." ! : Washington, Jan. 26. (APi—"Tho house of representatives and the country were told in detail today— despite strenuous objections Irbm reconstruction corporation members —just how that huge federar relief agency pledged 1,195 million doUkrs In five months to help btisiness iry to get on an even keel. In compUance with a special resolution adopted by the house the corjxjration; sent to Speaker Ganger a statement showing each loan Authorized by'the R. F. C. between t'ha date of its 'Creation on Februarj- 2, 1932. and July 21, 1932. ; FoUowing the policy he Inslstfed upon last spring. Garner made the report public. Pressure had been exerted to have the report given only to members of congress, on the groimd that pubUcation would be harmful to the borrowers.' The speaker denied this and held that since the loans granted after July 21 had been published imder an amendment to the original Ri. F. 0. act the others should be, too. Tlie later loans have been made public monthly since July. Dswes Deal Open. ^ The repiart divulged that the much-discussed loan to the Chicago Central Republic Bank & Tru.^t company, with which CJharles d. Dawes was" associated, amounted to 90 million dollars. It was advanced in two installments last June, tw;o days apart; the first amounting to 18 miUion doUars and the second to 74 million dollars. Another of the large loans went t,o the Sari Francisco Bank of America, which was authorized to borrow 64 million doUars, A 30 mUlion dollar loan to the- Bank of Italy mortgaging company of the same cltj' was .shown to have been authorize<l while the Prudence company in Nev/ York got 20 million dollars; the First Central Trust company of Akrori, Ohio. 18 miUlon dollars: the Unioil Guardian'-Trust company of De-* troit, $16,150,000, and the Unloi^ Trust company of Cleveland, 14 miUion dollars. Railroads likewise, were aided, being told they could borrow $224,147,000. or this $32,500,000 was allowed, the Baltimore & Ohio, and $27,500,- OOO went to the Pennsylvania, Other loans—approximately 11,00() of. them—In amounts down to a few thousand 'dollars were authorized from coast to coast, '• December Statement. Too. Along with this special report, the corporation submitted the monthly statement' on its December activi-" ties. Loans approved and money allocated in that month totalled- 154 mmion dollars. / This latter analy .sis showed jthat* at the end of the year the corporation had assets o'f 1,725 million idoU lars and a cash balance of $7,927,000. The December loan authorizations •> or'allocations included: $80,193,00O\ for financial institutions and raU- roads, $33337,000 for state reUef,, $8,271,000 i for self-liquidating projects. $2,^71,000 for facilitating ag- : ricultural; expor^, 11 mlUlon dol-.-' lars to the secretary of agriculture ' for loans: advanced to farmers, 16 ••. miUion dollars for capital in agricultural credit corporatior\s and an $800,000 subscription to Home Loan : bank stock. '^ The corporation announced that ' because of prevailing low money rates, it had. In December, decreased ' Its interest rates one-half per cent, ; This report also said that total loans aiithorized for the month were 738; and applications from fi- " nanclal Institutions and railroads wgre 756; In November, 584 loans were approved and financial Instl- i tutlons arid railroads filed 576 appU- catlons. : NEW YORK PILOTS .MISSING Three Believed Drowned as Yawl Is Washed Ashore from Bay, New York, Jan. 26. (AP)—A pUot and two- apprentice pUots were t>e- Ueved td have drowned today when their yawl, returning to the pilot boat Sandy Hook, capsized 300 yards off the short at Monmouth Beach, N. J. : The yawl capsized when It was swamped by big breakers. The craft was washed | up on the shore In front of the United States coast guard station at Monmouth Beach. The bodies of the men were not Immediately recovered. The men were pijot Hugh A. McIntyre. 47, of Jersey City, N. J„ and appr'entice-pilots Albeijt Strandberg, 21, of Port Richmond. Staten Island, and Charles M. Peterson, 21, of Brooklyn. EARLY MOVIE MAGNATE DIES. Funeral of Lewis Sebnick to Be Held In Hollywood. HoUywood, CaUf., Jan, 26, (AP)— Funferal services were to be held today for Lewis J, Selznick, pioneer motion picture producer in whose, films many players first achieved 'stardom; Selznick died here yesterday after a 6-months iUness, Born 62 years ago in Russia, Selznick caihe to America as a child seeking an education. Twenty years ago, he was attracted to Los Angeles by the then infant motion pic- ttire Industry. He retired in 1924. Two of ihls sons, David and Myron, are still'active in the industry.

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