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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 19, 1931
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DAIRY EXPERT IS OPTIMISTIC OVER FARMING FUTURE Lascelles Gives Address a County Holstein Gathering. An optimistic picture of the agricultural situation, particularly the dairy industry, was painted by H R. Lascelles, west central states representative of the Holstein Fre- sian association of the United States, in addressing the annua meeting of the Cerro Gordo County Holstein Breeders association at a luncheon held Thursday noon at the Cerro Gordo hotel. Mr. "Lascelles' produced statistics showing: a decrease in inventory of farm products, which coupled with an Increasing demand are certain to make for better prices in the _near future. "J.-don't expect an immediate return of'50'cent butter, but I think we are just as well off without that," he declared. Income Increasing To show tie better position oi the dairy 'industry as compared with other farm operations, Mr. Lascelles pointed to the' fact that farm income outside of milk in the United States increased 1.54 per cent from 1924 to 1929, while th» income from milk increased 22 per cent in that time. Increased consumption accounts for 19 per cent of this increased income. Inventories of meats' and statistics on the number of livestock and quantity of'grain indicate the depression has practically spent itself, according to Mr.. Lascelles. Total · meats in storage Jan. 1, 1931, was 16 per cent under that of the year before, he said, while there has only been 1.7 per .cent increase in the number of cattle, 2.8 per cent increase in sheep and lambs. Pork in Storage Doivn. The decrease in pork in storage has been accompanied by a million decrease in live hogs. There are also fewer cattle, hogs and lambs to feed. The storage of butter decreased 17,500,000 pounds, approximately 20 per cent, Mr. Lascelles said. Cheese also is down and stocks of feeds, such as corn) are far below that of last year, according to the speaker. [ Mr. Lascelles also spoke of the} prizes that are being'offered by the ' association. The organization will award a watch fob to the champion Holstein club showman in each county with 10 or more Holstein: club .members, with either grade or ·;purebred .-calves, at^ the county --·ahowr· The · award : to be' made on ' fh.e.^.basis of : the condition, fitting MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE publican primary Tuesday and prepared for the big contest two months hence. (Tomorrow's story will tell'about big Bill Thompson, his background and his methods.) J CURTIS CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE (Continued From Ppge 1). ever, it seems unlikely, as experi enced a politician as he is, that h did not realize he stood little chanci of it. Still, the post of understudy to the chief executive carries plenty of dls tinction with it. Curtis, after all, is a naive old man, and quite obviously he likes it. Besides, despite its vote lessness, his complete famlliarit; with senatorial procedure has eii abled htm to develop it into a posi tion of considerable influence--much more, for instance, than Genera Dawes ever possessed as vice presi dent Nevertheless, the Kansan needs a job. At 70 he is a poor man, en tirely dependent on his official sal ary. A defeat at the polls would be a serious matter for him. * * * ·THE VICE PRESIDENT'S pay i 1 $15,000; a senator's only $10,000 Yet the vice president has neces sary e x p e n s e which are not in cumbent upon a senator. T h latter can enter tain as much o as little as h pleases, and Cur Us as a senator lived simply. Th vice president', duties are large ly s o c i a l , am there is no es caping them. Undoubte d 1 y Charles Curtis ^ a p i aill so j on the present vice president's $10,000 went farther than his 515,000 since iis promotion. arid['''showing of the club heifer. To Gi'.ve Watch. The Iowa Holstein Breeders association will also award in each county, wherein an active affiliated unit of this association is operating, one $30 i5-jewel Bulova gold wrist watch which shall be awarded in the name of the Iowa Holstein Breeders' assi~' ' ; i n to the grand champion 4-H i Holstein heifer at the county ··'.; ,·:;. Henry Schlichting, Rockwell.' president of the association, presided at the meeting. Ed Mathre has been secretary of the organization of the association for several years and Andrew Olson o£ the Schermerhorn farms is state director. Enterainment at the meeting included n chalk talk by Kenneth Wagner. WORLD TUNES IN UPON WINDY CITY (rontlnued From 1'ngf 1). mous factories, the stockyards, great building projects, the glory ol one world's fair and the hopes of another. But the political life in the mid' west metropolis .has always attracted attention, especially since the,entry of the master showman William Hale Thompson. "Bill the Builder." "Big Bill the builder",has staged many of them, vote-getters and side- splitters. He campaigned in 1915 on the .resurrected slogan of "a full dinner pail," argued among other things for home rule for Ireland in 1919 and astounded the world in 11927 by promising to "crack King George in the snoot" if he ever came to Chicago. This time Thompson has found someone closer home to campaign against. He vows with gusto daily that he "wears no man's halter" and attempts'to show that his opponents do--that their halters lead to newspaper offices. · . For once Thompson', has an opponent willing to engage him at hfs own game. Lyle, who became a national figure while in the usually in conspicuous office of municipa judge,: relishes a fight and has no objection to histrionics or to strong language. Carries Gang Guns. Thompson started using a jackasf parade, depicting Lyle on a mule and Albert on a burro. Lyle, vociferous foe of gangdom, responded by bringing machine guns,sawedo/f sho! guns, blackjacks and pistols to his meetings and charging that the men who used such weapons were all for Thompson., Starting from "the nuttj judge" and "that big clown," the two worked, up to a name calling" contest that got too strong for print. Albert, 'backed by the faction headed by Senator Charles S. Deneen has pointed to the antics of his opponents and asked the voters, "}s that the .kind of a mayor you want?" i A SENATORSHIP is not such bad berth, anyway. Curtis appears to. feel not the slightest doubt that he can have Kansas' next vacancy if he requests it--and neither does anyone else. In fact, it virtually has been saved for him. When he resigned,~to accept the vice presidency, it was supposed to have been the understanding that anyone but Henry J. Allen, with whom he was on extremely bad po- jitical terms, would be appointed to succeed him. Otherwise he need not : resigned quite so soon--not intil after Governor Clyde M. Reed, a friend of Allen, was out of office.' But directly he had done so Governor Reed did appoint Allen. Subsequently a- most . unusual thing (for Kansas) occurred. The Sunflower state went- democratic. . It did not go democratic enough to beat the republican Sen- itor Capper, who was triumphant- y re-elected, but; it went democratic enough to defeat Allen and to wipe Reed off the political map. Many folk surmise that Curtis attended to-it. * * * ANYHOW, K a n s a s , normally *»· strongly republican, now has one democratic senator in George VtcGill of Wichita, whose two-year :erm expires in 1933, leaving an opening, unless George can win again. If he can, it Will be a won- ter--provided the republicans do not give Allen another run, which would be still more wonderful. Should Curtis speak for that place, it is safe to say he can have it. In case he does so it will be equivalent to a prophecy, but prophets make mistakes occasionally. SHIPLEY STORES IN RECEIVERSHIP W. A. Westfall Is Appointed Receiver for Five Establishments. , On the petition of W. V. Shipley, Judge Joseph J. Clark Wednesday evening appointed W. A. Westfali Mason City attorney, receiver for the five stores owned and operatec by the W. V. Shipley company. The stores involved are the Sterling Dry Goods company of Mason City, the Shipley-Black company of Webster City, the Shipley-Pedersen company of Ames, the Shipley company of Iowa Falls and Shipley, Inc. ot Oshaloosa. In the petition for the appointment of a receiver, filed by Attorney R. P. Clough, the allegation ir made that the W. V. Shipley company owns substantially all of the capital stock of each, of the othci five companies. All of the five stores are engaged in the women's ready-to-wear and dry goods business. Falling prices and business depression were given as the cause of the receivership. Each of the defendant companies has taken considerable losses in the past few years and does not have sufficient funds to carry on the business, it .was stated. The aggregate obligations of the five store are about 580,000 it was stated. The plaintiff expressed the belief that if the corporations bo permitted to operate and not be subjected to suits, attachments and levies, which have been threatened, that the obligations will be paid in full. P Senator Borah seems to have lost his sense of perspective. No one with intelligence wants an extra ession of 'congress.--Atlantic News · Telegraph. ·Our Iowa legislature has now FILLING STATION TAX IS DEFEATED Jowa Senate Votes Against Proposed License Fee of $25. DBS MOINES, Feb. 19. (7P)--The senate today defeated a proposal o: the legislative tax commission to license gasoline filling stations. The vote was 14 to 30. Opposition to' the measure developed from arguments that the filling stations now pay heavy property taxes and that the proposal to establish a $25 license fee would be an excessive burden. Senator C. F. Clark of Linn county, tax committee chairman, explained that the bill was primarily a regulative measure. He said thai the Iowa league, of municipalities advocated its enactment. The roll call was'as follows: Ayes--14--Anderson, Christophel Clark of Linn, Doran, Gunderson Hager, Leonard, MaeDonald, McLeland, Moen, Myers, Patterson Rigby, Ritchie. Nays--30--Beatty, Bennett, Bissell, Blackford, Garden, Clark of Cerro Gordo, Clark o£ Marion Clearman, Cole, .Cooney, Coykendall, Frailey, Hlcklin, Hill, Ickis Irwin, Kent, Kimberly, Klemme Knudson, Lowe, Quirk, Stanley Stevens, Stoddard, Tabor, Topping Wenner, White, Wilson. Absent or not voting---6--Baird Benson, Both, Carroll, Cochran Langfitt. Senators George Wilson of Polk county and C. H. Topping of Des Moines county spoke against the bill, which, besides the blanket license, would have levied an addition fee of ?5 for each pump over two, and $1 for each foot of curb more than 20. FEBRUARY 19 mm 1931 IN DAY'S NEWS MYSTERY GLIDER FLIGHT IS FATAL Designer Takes Ship Aloft for First Time and Is Killed. ROOSEVELT FIELD, N. Y., Feb. 9. I/P)--Emry Davis, 74, designer f a mystery glider, took his ship nto the air toaay for the first time nnd was killed when it crashed. ?arl Nelson, his co-pilot, was slight- y injured. ' The ship, a tandem monoplane with an odd, square shaped fuselage and front and rear wings of equal length, was being towed ;by an automobile when it nosedived to the mrth.' Davis, Who- came here a louple of years ago and refused to ell anyone the details of the air- Jlane innovation he was tinkering ivith, was instantly killed. ASSESSORS BILL PASSES SENATE (Continued From I'agc 1). ue declaratory opinion on constitutional amendments before they are submitted to the voters. For Road Bonds The measure is designed primarily to permit a test case on the 5100,000,000 road bond amendment before a special election is held. The vote was 39 t o 2 but several senators said they would explain :heir ballot in the journal. The louse has already passed the bill jut since the senate made minor changes in the wording it must go sack to the lower branch for concurrence. Forging ahead rapidly, : the senate" approved 41 to 3 the house bill setting Juno 16 as the date for the road bond election. A change in the publication clause, however, will send the bill back to the house before it can be submitted to the governor. Voting against the measure were Anderson, Bissell and Leonard. FARM WOMAN IS SHOT NEAR CHAPIN (Continued From 1). tragedy and went to the hospital at Hampton. Mr. Deam was unable to explain the motive of the shooting. Believed Smith Normal. "When I left the house this morning, everything seemed to be all right," declared Mr. Deam. ''No, Smith was not angry. He seemed to be normal in every way. He bad always acted all right around the house. What caused him to do it I don't know,". "Smith had worked for us for three months. He came here from near Hansel! where he worked on the Motts farm." The body of Smith has been taken to the Hershey funeral parlors where it will remain, pending wort] from relatives. Coroner Arthur stated that no inquest would be leld. He declared that the death of Smith was clearlv a case of suicide. Brother Is Notified Smith was implicated with another man and a girl in an affair which occurred Sept. 11 at HaTnp- ton when the carnival was in progress. His brother, who lives in Chicago, has been notified of the trage'dy. His mother is also in Chicago and his father is in Marshalltown. Mr. and Mrs. Smith formerly lived here but are now separated. Mr. and Mrs. Deam are well mown in this vicinity, having lived hero for several years. They have one son, who is about 11 years of age. He wag at school when the shooting occurred. I'ress I'holo Virginia Brooks, 10, San Diego, Cal., disappeared Feb. 11 between school and her home. Citizens feared the girl either had been kidnaped or lulled. CONSTITUTION OF SPAIN AIMED AT Limited Modernization and Revision Expected of Aznar. MADRID, Feb. 19. (.W--Lmited revision and modernization of the Spanish constitution of 1876 is expected from the new government of Premier Juan Bautista Aznar whose monarchist ministry meets this evening in Its first formal session. "We shaircall municipal elections first," Admiral Aznar said today. 'Then we shall have balloting for provincial deputations and finally parliamentary elections." The parliament probably will be jrot together several months from now but will not have the power of i "constitutent cortes" demanded ay the republicans and. parties of the left. They wished it to decide If ' Spain should cdntinu'e . a monl archy or should become a republic. The premier said "reforms of certain clauses of the constitution of 1876," would be asked but he did lot indicate which clauses he referred to or what would be the effect of the changes. The new government has succeeded in its one day of life in restoring a semblance of order-altho nartial law continued today, and the suspension of constitutional -;uarantees was maintained. GAPONE DENIES ·HE IS CRIMINAL Al Will Let Loyal Fellow Americans Decide Question. MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 9. (#)--Al Capone is wrathful because of published reports that Maj. Gen. Smedley D. Butler had said the Chicago "public enemy" would be deported when public opinion is aroused. "The general is ill-informed," Capone said in a statement published today. "He should know the laws of this country protect an American-born citizen and prevent the deportation of any one who, like myself, was born in this country." "General Butler says I am" a criminal. The only charge that I know of, or any law · abiding authorities know of, is of my being charged with vagrancy. "I have been feeding between 2,500 and v 3,000 people daily in Chi^ cago for the last six months. If this is an act of a vagrant, I want to be, classed as one. . "I leave the American people to judge as -between General Butler and myself, and I am satisfied to abide by their verdict." Judge Refuses to Free Daisy De Voe While She Appeals for New Trial LOS ANGELES, Cal., Feb. 19. /P) --Release of Daisy De Voe on bail pending outcome of an appeal for a new trial of the charge that she stole ?825 from the actress, Clara Bow, was denied by Judge William Doran today. WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY INC. DISTRIBUTORS 107 Eighth St S. E. Phone 803 NO GLEW FOUND TO GEM ROBBER Jewelry Store at Des Moines Loses 180 Diamond Rings and $166. DES MOINES, Feb. 19. UP)--No clew had been uncovered today in the search for .the bandit who robbed the Iowa Jewelry company store .of 5166 and approximately ISu diamond rings. Jacob Levich, owner, said the rings ranged in value from $15 to $200. Levich and his son were closing the store for the night when the bandit entered, pointed a gun at them and scooped up the loot. He fled within three minutes. Levich could give no estimate of the loss until he had completed a stock check today. Sexton Play Is Presented. SEXTON, Feb. 19.--A home talent play was given in the Sexton hall by the young persons of Doani er neighborhood. "Deacon Dubbs" was the name of the play. STOPS » LUCKY TIGER,.-proven ererm ^ corrects dandruff and scalp (...--- tiong. World's largest seller-: Manor-Back Guarantee. Safe I for adults »nd children. At ' Barbers nnd . 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McFadden In an "extention of remarks" in today's congressional record, said they were supporting Eugne Meyer's nomination for gov- eror of the federal reserve board as a political trade to prevent an investigation of Tammany hall. Both senators termed the charge absolutely untrue arid asserted McFadden had transgressed the rules of the house in bringing it. The house census committee approved a senate bill to authorize the census director to publish ' annual statistics on crime and defective dependents and delinquents. The house ways and means committee continued its hearings on the burntess bill to place a temporary embargo on wheat and a list of selected agricultural commodities. Marshalltown Man Who Had No Trust in 'Banks · .Loses Cache of $2,700 MARSHALLTOWN, Feb. 19. (.¥) --Because of his distrust in banks, Carl Beck, a railroad shopman, kept his money in coffee cans. Last night he returned home from work and found that thieves had relieved him of ?2,700 worth of coffee cans. They overlooked between 5500 and 5600 more cash. Committee Approves Nomination of Reed WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. (/P-_ The senate judiciary committee today approved the nomination, of Harry M. Reed of Waterloo to be United States attorney for the northern district of that state. IN THE RADIO WORLD By C. E. BUTTERFIELD Associated Press Badio Editor (Time is central standard thruout) NEW YORK, Feb. 18. UF--To- morrow night is moving time for radio roundup, the WABC- network feature which' corrals a wide group of stags and radio stars each week. It goes on an hour later, at 10:30. so that appearance of stage personages will not conflict with their theatrical engagements. s This week's bill is to include Hoy Atwel!, stage monologist, and tha return of Annette Henshaw, contralto, to the microphone. Freddie Rich's orchestra supplies the necessary tunes. Henry M. Neely, veteran radio personality 1 , is making plans to revive his old stager's memories, in which light opera is reviewed. When he starts via an NBC hookup has not been definitely settled, but plans for the new series include an orchestra directed by Harold Sanford and a number of vocalists. Up to a year or so ago, Neeloy, as the Old Stager, put on a similar weekly period on WJZ and stations on Friday nights. Walter Damrosch leaves next Sunday for his annual vacation ir. Florida. While he is away the Goldman band will replace his orchestra on his WEAF program Feb. 28, and three high school orchestras will bi heard in his stead in the NBC rousitf appreciation hour Friday morning, Feb. 27. Maggie Rouff, French fashio'a expect, is billed for a talk in the Radio Homemakers club, WABQ and stations, at 9:45 a. m., Feb. .25. THURSDAY The three doctors, WABC and network at 3. Hymn sing by mixed quartet, at 6 via WEAF and stations. The Daddy and Rollo series, WABC hookup at,6:45. The first nighter play, "Hollywood Hoax," WJZ chain at 7. Mrs. Anna Giaccaglia, Pioneer American in Italian Opera, Dies HOLLYWOOD, Cal., Feb. 19. (/R --Mrs. Anna Hill Giaccaglia, who cherished memories of the first American successes in Italian operaVis dead. She was buried in J Hollywood cemetery yesterday. The toast of Milan half a century ago as Annetta Saloski, Mrs. Giaccaglia blazed a brilliant trail foi Americans in a land where only th« greatest voices succeed. She dieij Monday at her home here and was buried yesterday. BEWARE THE COUGH FROM COLDS THAT HANG ON Coughs from colds may lead to serious trouble. You can stop them now with Creomulsion, an emulsified creosote that ia 'pleasant to take. Creomulsion is a medical discovery with two-fold action; it soothes and heals the inflamed membranes and in- liibits germ growth. Of all known drugs creosote is recognizer! by high medical authorities as one of the greatest healing agencies for coughs from colds and bronchial irritations. 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