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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, AUGUST 8 J 935 THREE BELIEVED BURNED TO DEATH Home of Professor at State Teachers College Razed in Wisconsin. STANLEY, Wis., Aug. 8. (# Three persons were believed burned to death when fire destroyed the home of G. W. Schmidt, professor of economics at Platteville State Teachers college six miles southeast .of here early today. Mra. Schmidt, 60, her son Frank, So and Florian Bruzan, 22, employed on the Schmidt, farm, were believed trapped on the second floor of the frame" structure and burned to death. Mildred Micke, a maid, leaped from a second story window when warned the house was ablaze. John Schmidt, son of the professor, was seriously burned, but at a hospital it was said his chances for recovery were good. Ethiopian "Pope" ATTACK SEEN AS LIKELY ON TARIFF (Continued From rnpe 1) lion dollars' worth, then it is at th expense of another class (the ulti mate consumers.).. In short, the processing tax is no a. tax for government revenue; j is a tax to transfer the cash of OB class to another class. This, to date, is described as un constitutional. As to the Tariff. But the tariff? Insofar as it is a levy to turn money into Uncle Sam's coffers, i' is not disputed, either. But it is notorious that its purpose is not so much to raise revenue for the government as to. keep foreign goods out of the American market, thereby enabing American manufacturers to charge higher prices to the domestic ultimate consumer -- a class-versus-class distinction just as truly as is the processing tax distinction. American agriculture, to be sure, repeatedly has been reminded that it, as well as American industry, has had tariff protection. The difference, of course, is that industry, engaged mainly in domestic business, profits by tariff protection, whereas agriculture, which needs an export market, suffers from it. Protection Against Prices. Briefly, American agriculture, to be protected, needs protection, not against foreign competition, but against American high industrial The Ahuna, head of the Christian Coptic church, state religion of Ethiopia, is deeply concerned as Invasion of country In threatened. This Is only photo ever made of him in his official residence. (Central Press Photo) A. Wallace has said so in many public speeches. AAA, he has plainly stated, is the farmer's "protective system." It is an intra-national protective system, however--not protection against the remainder of the world, but American agricultural protection against the American industrial protective system. Case Too Complicated. The farmer's case is weak becaus it is so complicated. It is easy enough to see how Drocessing tax bears unfairly upo certain classes. Tariff levies ? "They're the oldest form of taxa :ion in the world," the late Epeake lenry T. Rainey of the house of rep resentatives, one of the chief tai xperts of the world, once told me 'Heaven knows what would fol ow, if we tried to abolish them." 2 Truckers Arrested by Highway Patrol OSKALOOSA, Aug. S. tJP--Two lissouri truckers were the first ersons arrested here today by the ew highway patrol. The charge prices; that is to say, high prices of I was improper lighting. Fines and its own, which naturally incense the 1 jail sentences were suspended when American consumer. 1 the truckers had their lights repair- Secretary of Agriculture Henry led to conform with the law. August Is the Time Tyler-Ryan's Is the Place TO SAVE UP TO 0 On Finest Quality FURNITURE ALL MEW MERCHANDISE! ONE YEAR TO PAY! Free Storage UntII Needed EVENING APPOINTMENTS AT REQUEST FURNITURE C0MPAHY 29 SECOND STREET S. E. PHONE 3910 STUDY MADE OF SCHOOL CHANGES Superintendents Move More Frequently in Smaller Iowa Cities. DBS MOINES, Aug. S. iff)--Large cities in Iowa change their superintendents of schools less frequently than do the smaller towns, the Iowa State Teachers' association reported today In its annual directory of superintendents of schools. For the past two years,' the directory showed, there were . no changes in school superintendents in cities of 10,000 or more population. But there were 178 changes in su- jerintendencies in smaller towns, ef- : tfctive for the next school year. 938 Units In Iowa. Despite these changes, the direc- :ory reports, the personnel of men rt charge of Iowa county seat schools will not change'materially .his year. Many of the superintendents, it was explained, merely moved from one county seat to another. The directory reported there are 938 school administrative units in a, ranging from schools whore only four or five teachers are em- )loyed. up to Des Moines, where nearly 1,000 teachers are employed. Two Factors Given. The largest town in Iowa to :hange school superintendents this ^ear was Cedar Falls, where F. L. Mahannah retired from active ser- ice. The report said two factors enter nto the turnover of superintendents f smaller towns. The first is that uperintendents "often are dismissed for trivial and irrelevant rea- ons and those which have no rela- ionship whatsoever to the ability nd competency and administrative kill of the superintendent," and the second reason is "that boards of education in small towns ordinarily do not use the same degree of care and investigation in choosing a superintendent to administer their schools" as do the boards in larger towns. Schultz to N. Y. BREEN NAMED TO CONDUCT PROBE (Continued From Past 1) ested in the county of Woodbury or the city of Sioux City. "3. The procurement of many wit- esses from all parts of the state 'hose testimony consisted mainly of hearsay a t great expense to the taxpayers of Woodbury county. Political Fight Waged. "4. That a political fight is being waged under the guise of law enforcement by such parties at great and unnecessary expense to the taxpayers of }Voodbury county. "5. That prospective witnesses hav e been intimidated, threatened, and coerced by persons conducting his alleged graft investigation, and that oppressive methods have been used by said persons and their agents in connection with this al- eged graft investigation. "6. That the welfare of the cit- zens of Woodbury county demand a relief from such oppressive conditions and respectfully request a searching- investigation of the ;ame and a presentation of all ev- dence secured in connection therewith to be presented to the regular grand jury for the September term of the district court of Woodbury county." Receive Information. In addition to the six specific charges, O'Connor declared "we 'e received information from re- iable and authentic sources that arge sums of money have been of- "ered to prospective witnesses provided they would sign affidavits already prepared and give testimony as contained in said prepared affidavits, whether said ^respective witnesses were in possession of said information or not. a.nd that thousands of dollars have jeen thus offered by private par- ies, and that in one instance the -urn of 55,000 was offered for the irocurement of four witnesses to estify before the grand jury of »Voodbury county, Iowa, with the pecific provision and. requirement hat said witnesses first consult a rivate party; that this said private party, has admitted that he was ready, able, and willing to pay 5,000 to four witnesses and that IB was also willing to double this amount; that perjured testimony if the most malicious type has seen procured and presented to the special grand jury of Woodbury :ounty. that is still in session, and hat indictments have been based hereon, that agreements have jeen entered into with witnesses before said grand jury not to pros- scute said witnesses, all in viola- ion of the code of Iowa." Called to appear in city oourt in New York City lo give an accounting of his assets for 1929, 3930 and 1931, Arthur (Dutch Shultz) Flegenheimcr, beer baron and racket boss, is pictured in Syracuse prior to his departure. The racketeer, who had been reported heading for Canada since his acquittal in Malone, X. Y., on charges of federal income tax evasion was called for examination by the state on the same claims the government failed to collect. Suspected Companion of 2 Council Bluffs Desperadoes Is Held MILWAUKEE, Aug. 8. I.T--Ed- vard Casebeer. 46, suspected com- anion of two Council Bluffs. Iowa, esperadoes, today faced early re- urn to Kansas on a charge of par- icipating in the $2,100 robbery of he First National bank of Smith 'enter, Kans., last Feb. 1. Casebeer was arrested here Tues- ay by department of justice agents nd his identity made known late esterday. He was using the name f George Austin. Bond was set at 25.000. The Council Bluffs men with ·horn Casebeer was connected were taurice Denning, still hunted in a umberland, Iowa bank robbery, a Missouri Valley shooting and as leader of the Nebraska "Ghost City" gang, and Tom Limerick, now serving a life sentence in Leavcmvorth prise ( RESTORE INSULL AS PENSIONER Aged Utilities Magnate Will Get Annuities From 4 Keystone Firms. CHICAGO, Aug. 8. t.V)--Samuel 'nsull was restored today as a pen- iioner of the Four Keystone com- )anies in his collapsed utilities empire. James Simpson, chairman, and George A. Ranney, vice chairman of the boards of ail four companies, announced the aged utilities magnate's restoration to the status of pensioner in the following- statement: 'The directors of the Common- vealth Edison company, Public Service company of Northern Illi- iois, the Peoples Gas Light and Coke company, and the Peoples Gas Subsidiary corporation, at meetings 'esterday and today, authorized re- nstatement of service annunity jayments from the respective service annuity trust funds to Samuel Insull as of Jan. 1, 1934." HILL EXPECTS TO KEEP POST Counters Reports Job May Be Turned Over to Prof. George Keller. WASHINGTON. Aug. 8. (.-P)--L. S. Hill, Iowa works progress administrator, said today he expected to stick at his post, countering reports the job might be turned over to George Keller, University o f ' Iowa professor. ; The Iowa works chief said he -expected to have the first works progress projects for Iowa started on their way to Washington next week with others following in rapid succession. -By Sept. 1. he estimated, the works progress administration program in Iowa would be in full swing, although he said its scope remained doubtful because of the rapid decline in relief rolls in the state. He noted that 2.000 men already have been requested for work on the Missouri river navigation project from Iowa and that several thousand more soon will be requested for work on the Mississippi river and federal highway work under the new program. Farm-to-market road projects, he said, are playing a big role in the projects already submitted to the state works progress administration. He said, however, he was unable to make any estimates as to j how extensive the program might E be, because of the effect of chang- j ing relief rolls and other projects ! \ seeking funds. j Hill said he had no intention of dropping Out just now. lowan'fi N'ame to Senate. WASHINGTON. Aug. 8. (.TV- President Roosevelt has sent the nomination of Myrtle A. Barnes for postmaster at Delhi, Iowa, to the senate. FLOODS CLAIM LIVES IN OHIO Two Dead and Third Missing as Two Rivers Keep on Rising. COSHOCTON, Ohio, Aug. 8. (/Pi- Flood waters of the rampaging Tuscarawas and Walhonding rivers, which have caused damage estimated at $1,000,000 surged together at their confluence here today and swept southward into the overflowing Muskingura toward Zanesville. The high water in Ohio had taken a toll of two lives. A third person was missing. Heavy rains continued last night, increasing the flood torrent that sped toward Zanesville, McConnellsville and Marietta. Zanesville officials ordered residents of two sections of the city to vacate their homes. Rivermen predicted the water level at Zanesville would soon reach 35 foot stage, eight feet above flood level. Heavy Crop Loss. CLARKSBURG. W. Va.. Aug. 8. J)--Muddy stretches of ruine.1 bottomlands, washed out cornfields and dirty streets were left today behind one of the worst floods in central West Virginia during recent years. Farm Bureau officials said thny believed crop loss would run into thousands of dollars. The body of James Watson. 16. Clarksburg, who drowned in th? West Fork rivers, was recovered. Decrease of Relief Load Has Cut Down Jobs in State Offic DES MOINES, Aug. 8. /B--De crease of the relief load, j. c Pryor. IERA director, said today has resulted in elimination of 9; employes in the state administra tion office. The payroll, he said, shows 159 less than the 500 employes working at the peak of the relief load. Of this number, however, 66 wen former employes of the rural re. habilitation department, now under the resettlement division. Fanner Sues Mayor After False Arrest OSKALOOSA. Aug. 8. (/Pi--Rex Cranston, Barnes City farmer, sued Howard Darland, former Barnes City postmaster, for $2,000 damages today, charging Darland caused his false arrest for stealing a bicycle. The bicycle later was found and Milo Mouchka. B,arnes City, was arrested for the theft. ERNIE YOUNG TO SHOW AT CECIL Cast of 50 Persons in Big Vaudeville Attraction ThisWeek-End. The first super-road show to play in Mason City for many years is coming Saturday and Sunday to the Cecil stage when Ernie Young's revue, "Trip Around the World," will be featured. The show consists of 50 persons and is making the appearance at the Cecil theater its only engagement in Iowa. This grand array of entertainers includes a sensational comedy act entitled "High and Low." Another special feature is the augmented orchestra which will furnish music throughout the show. Young's revue was featured at a Century of Progress in Chicago for two seasons and proved a sensation. Several changes have been made in the show since it started on tour, however. On the screen will be a blood curdling screen drama featuring Karloff (Frankenstein) with Marian Marsh, Robert Allen, Katherine De Mille. In "The Black Room" you will see Karloff as he really Is. He uses nothing- but the necessary makeup to depict a fiendish bluebeard killer. QUIET PREVAILS AT SIOUX FALLS More Than 600 Non-Union Workers Back at Their Jobs Unmolested. SIOUX FALLS, S. Dak., Aug. 8. (/P)--Quiet prevailed in the Morrell packing plant strike sector today as more than 600 non-union workers who left the plant last night, many of them for tie first time in nearly three weeks, returned to their jobs unmolested. South Dakota peace officers under the direction of B. D. Min tener, superintendent of the stati department of justice, apparently held the situation under full control this morning. A force of about 100 officers escorted the workers from the plant last night and were on hand this morning when they returned. A mass meeting called by the Sioux Falls Trades and Labor assembly to discuss the strike situation was ended when a storm struck the city shortly after 8 o'clock. It was estimated more than 1,000 persons had gathered for the meeting at which it was said the possibility of a general strike would be discussed. The new administration trend is said to be hostility to bigness in business; except, of course, in the matter of taxes.--New York Times. Vernon Extradition to Depend on Outcome of Iowa Robbery Charges DES MOINES. Aug. S. 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