Hawaii Tribune-Herald from Hilo, Hawaii on February 5, 1933 · 1
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Hilo, Hawaii
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Sunday, February 5, 1933
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5 i HOUSE TURNS DQVi'Il MOVE TO CUT SUS Senate, ' Resumes Its Study , 0f$19,X,0d0 Airmail Contract Subsidies Senator Joseph Robinson T. .Ejtiioo,: Criticiz- fea Brown's Attitude -.' j .... i . ' . .Washington, Feb. 4 TKe house today turned a deaf ear to attempts to trim the pay of member while the senate -went hack to3 the $19,-00,000 ; , for' airmail contract iubsidies it recently threw out of the - treasury and postof-fice- appropriation bill. - Rep. Wfll M. Whittington o Mississippi ruled out of order an amendment to give the government Service, 'Including congress, an 11 per cent pay cut on top of existing reductions. He tried then unsuccessfully .to cut the pay of representatives to' $7,500 from the present $9,-CQ0.' - - : Senator Joseph T, Robinson of Arkansas reopened the airmail question with criticism of Postmaster General? Walter P. Brown's attl- tutte " and renewed demands for a X full Investigation to determine the proper appropriation for next year : The senate defeated the proposal to cut deeply into the ocean mail Contract 3832. ' The ways and means subcommittee of the house rejected all pending bills, to build tariff walls higher r against depreciated foreign currency. The effects of the vote on eorisLdertDg one of these bills, however, will be had by the house Feb. 13. because , of . petitions , signed by 160 members which entitled them toadts, consideration, - ATTt35rAttiO W1UTIT0 ' ' tlAY BE CHANGED Island "Chieftain Planning To iConferWith Roosevelt In : Washington ' r, MANILA, Feb. 4W) It was "reported in legislative circles that Manuel. Quezon, Filipino leader, will be willing to accept the independence act recently passed by the United' States congress provided changes are made by the new Democratic, congress or reassurances are' given him by the leaders of the new administration, but there was no sign from Mr. Quezon himself that tie bad altered his opposition to the measure as It now stands. After his -arrival In Washington, for v which he' now plans to leave February' 25 he hopes to confer with President elect Yranklin D. Roosevelt is well as with congressional leaders and members of the' Philippine independence mission. -V A possible hint of willingness to compromise was given a few days ago: when h? said that if the cha-' jhplons.of the act in Washington could convince him that "the welfare' of the Filipino people will be safeguarded, I will have no hesitancy In advocating the law.'1 -'y,?' Wotrtd right, to Last - ' He Iwd declared earlier, however that he"ould "fight to the .Jast even if 'lone,' against -acceptance;.. " Mo&flcations to meet some of the strongest -objections, including the last, f ..terlTf ..autonomy. In the trflnsltlon.perio4, and. present im-. port 'llmttattooxmight offer a way etft :cf the present stalemate in which Mr. Quezon and his allies in the .legislature and estremlsts are al- Igbed against - the members of the mission, some of the legislators and also a large portion of vocal public opinion in Manila. - . 3. Recent developments, have tended to. undermine Mr, Quezon's anno,-ttneed plan to "work for a better .law. notably statements by, Sen- - ator Millard Tvdings of Maryland " and Hep. Ralph Lozier of Missouri indicating there is little chance for "new measure to bs approved by eangress:; ,-' .- . ; . f''"A?EtLSlsiJCCEEDS JUDD? . . 'h 'A- movement is on foot to bave Ma. aenw Brlant H. Wells, com-' - .mender of the Hawaiian -department .'Uv A army, succeed Governor Law : re nee M. Judd as governor at Hawaii according to a Washington ru-, mor repeated - over v radio station ' " KNX, Hollywood, Saturday evening. '"i f CORBETT ILL ' , James J.vCorbett, former world's ' - heavyweight boxing champion " - seriously ill in a Bayslde, N.J., hos pital. according' to a radiocast over U DUCHESS DIES- J ' - , ' . L J The Dowager . Duchess ; d' Uses, .86, advocate of equal rights for women, who dlec at pamplerfe, France Friday..- DUCHESSFUZES, WOMEN'S LEADER v DIES ITFRANCE Was An Advocate Df Equal Rights For Women; Had Many Avocations DAMPIERRE, France, Feb. .4 (P) The Dowager Duchess d'Uzes; advocate of equal rights for women, died Friday. The Dowager Duchess dUzes was a woman of infinite avocatlonsi The defense of women's rights, sculpture, writing books and plays', the master-ship of a pack of .deer hounds were among the ' things that occupied her hours, but nothing in her crowded life pleased her more than being appointed, in3,$3& 'Wolf Lieutenant. The day when every district'? In France had an official master of a pack of hounds to protect it. from damage by' wolves has gone but the office-remains, and those appointed thereto now give their attention to orotecting agriculture from Inroads by wild boars, badgers, weasels, otters and crows. 1 The Duchess was the first women to be sworn In as a public functionary, before a judge and a public , prosecutor. She was given the same powers to summon and arres people as are extrcisea py me po-'ice, military:, and gendarmery. There Is h6 salary attached to the appointment, the nominees are expected in fact to be in a position to keep a pack of hounds, but they are allowed the privilege, not more than twice a -month, of hunting wi?d boar In the state forests of their districts. " Devised Own tTniform . A special uniform goes with the appointment, so that the Duchess. as tha first woman ever appointed, had to devise one for herself.. She adopted a very short blue skirt wltb a 'Jacket, like a man's , hunt ing Jacket, with large pockets. She Vould display the ribbons of many orders on that Jacket, as the Duchess was Knight of the Legion of Honor, Knight of Agricultural Merit, Commander of Saint Sepul chre, . Knight of Serbian Charity. end had received the French medal for nursing the wourided, and Queen Elizabeth's war medal. Anne, Duchess d'Uzes, was born (Continued on Page S) Brigadier Jlaynton Of Salvation ' Army I" . To . Inspect Island Brig. Albert Baynton ' divisional commander of the Salvation' Army for the territory, will arrive hvHilo Saturday, Feb. 11, to spend a week inspecting all the work of the salvation Army on this island., Mrs. Baynton will accompany him." . . While here, the Bayntons will be the guestg of Adjutant and Mrsl William Nock of Puklhae St. . Ad jutant "Nock will ' accompany, ' the brigadier on his tour of this island. Hoover Signs, , Bill Fqr, Loans QnFarni Crops WASHINGTON, Feb.. 4 ' President Herbert C Hoove)- today signed the bill providing $90,-000.000 for crop production loans to farmers, this year. The produc tlon loans -will be undei1 the buper vision of. the department; ojLgri culture. ,'" '. '. Vl ' : Rulnfl establlshedNby the' depart ment last year limited the amount fee individual farmer might borrow to $400 and those to landlords is wfth tenants to $1,600. 'As security for the ioan the de partment takes a lien on the crop.'Oal, KUMALAE GETS BUT NOT TITLE Mrs.. Low Similarly Raised To Deputy's Salary Until : End Of March Decision Is Reached By The Board Saturday Afternoon; Funds Transferred ' The county clerk's department, will continue "to f unct-ion.with Its present staff of Alfred ISumalae, deputy, and his assistant, Mrs. Margaret M. Low; ; until .': the end of March at least, with Mr. Ku-malae's salary raised to that provided for the county clerk by law, and Mrs. Low's pay raised to that approved for the denutv clerk in the budget for 1833. This decision was reached by the board of supervisors shortly before it adjourned its regular Febuary meeting at 1:30 p. m. Satuday, following a-four day session. - A resolution was adopted transferring $495 from the pay of the county clerk, general fund, to the pay of the deputy for February and March. A total of $350 was . transferred from the fund for pay of deputy clerk to the fund to pay hit assistant for the same period. To Use Present Staff. The board decided not to appoint a county clerk for the present at least, but to have the work carried on by the present staff, with an increase in salary, but with no change In title of the two employes. . Applications for the position of county clerk, filed by John S. Rick-ard and Thomsa Pedro, had prev iously been accepted and placed on file by the board. - The East Hawaii members report ed that .they had completed arran- ?etnent-wrltt -the sub-land agent to house the land office in the county building,' with the land office taking a part of the treasurer's office The engineer was instructed to prepare plans for suitable accommodations for .the two departments and to proceed with the work at once. To Withhold Request The board reconsidered Its actior taken on its resolution requesting ttv. legislature to have the unexpended balance of $80,000 from the Kawai-bae - uka' toward Waimea read fund transferred to ths fund for a road " to Kawalhae. It decided t withhold the request for the pres ent. Second reading was passed on th county building ordinance follow Ing 3 1-2 hours of steady reading a". the provisions of the ordinance. The board's final . action ' before It ad journed was to adopt a . resolution of regret at the death of the late Archie A.. Hapai, county v clerk for many ysars.. ; ALL GERMANY TO HAYEJLECTIOHS Commissionary Government Decrees Dissolution Of Communal Parliaments BERLIN, Feb. i (JP) The commissionary government of Prussi-today decreed immediate dissolution of all communal parliaments ir the state. .This action, following by a fev hours refusal of the Prussian diet to accept the Nazi motion for dis solution of. the diet, means that al city boards of aldermen from Ber lin down to the smallest village must hold election on March 12, th' week after the scheduled relchstag election. ' . - ( The government expects the elec tions to result not only In comm unal majorities for the Nationalist' and Nazis, but also election of trr farthest Right president of the Pru sslan state council hsn, with Hans Kerl president o? the vlet, the new president can dls solve the Prussian diet under, thf provision permitting dissolution by a 2 to 1 vote of the diet triumvirate Including the premier of Prussia, the president of the .diet and the head of the state council. - . Mrs. William A. Moffett i , : Jo Christen U. S. Navy's - Newest Dirigible, Macon . WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (ff) The honor of christening the navy new dirigible airship Macon goes to Mrs. William A.'- Moffett, wife - of the chief of the navy's bureau of aeronautics. -' Charles Francis Adams, secretary of the navy, today designated Mrs. Moffett. The christening will be held March 11 at Akron; Ohio. After a series of trial flights the Macon will be' based at Sunnyvale, POWER ! . f Li ' L l . vh I he.. . if . I' ' " An increasing use of energy or power to drive machinery is causing business fluctuation, ays Technocracy. The chart at top . illustrates the point, showing a theoretical business curve going up and down and leeper .and higher and often- gains. 5 TECHNOCRACY'S. BASIC WORD IS ENERGY SCOTT Director Declares - Drastic Changes Must Be Made In Economic System EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of six articles- about Technocracy whose pediction of possible economic collapse started a farflung controversy. The articles ' give a new insight into Technocracy and present other statistics pertaining to the displacement of men by machines, energy consumption, debts and other points involved. By J. R. BRACKETT (Copyright, 1932, By Associated Press) NEW YORK UP) Energy is Technocracy's fundamental word. It is on the basis of the rapid ncrease in the use of energy that Howard Scott, Technocracy's di rector,' has stated; that drastic changes , must be made in this economic system to save it from oossible collapse. ' . Technocracy is the-name of a ?roup of engineers working at Co lumbia university in an "Energy Survey of North America,", the. pur pose of which is simply, ' accord ing to public statements, to make a technical analysis which, if suc cessful,- the Technocrats believe would Indicate necessary correc- lons In the economic system,'' -"- -Here Is whycott belleves ener (Continued on Page 3) '-. . Christopher Morley Has , Daily Routine; Dislikes It What is' the daily routine "ol 'at successful .author? r , v This question : was answered bj Christopher Morley,' versatile American -'author who Will lecture at the University of Hawaii in March n an interview conducted by mail between Honolulu and New. York. c :.: Morley, whose latest novel, "Hp-man B3lng,!' Is going through editions as rapidly as his publishers can jet them out, disclaims possession of anything so formal as a datyy program.,' - v - .v. -the university" In December follows i -- Hamlin Garland, who lectured at a definite schedule every day, ris ing at 5 o'clock and working steadily until 0 or 10. Unlike Garland, Morley distrusts fixed programe, "As far as possible I should., like to; keep each day wide open for its ewri possibilities." he said.n,"To begin 'the day with a fixed Idea Is to be a PATRONAGE IN in ns Democrats In Washington Receive List Of Federal Jobs In Islands Many Positions In Honolulu, Hilo And Elsewhere Are To Be Affected WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 Wih the Democratic new broqrn poised to'sweep clean in. Hawaii federal offices, members of that party in the house and senate received today a patronage list showing positions not under civil service and hence silbject to political changes. Publication, of the list. complied by the civil service com mission, followed Its recent submis sion, to the senate in typed form at the request of Senator Kennf tb McKellar of Tennessee, whose reso- wwu ooiuijk bite uuuiutaijiuii wn vdopted by the senate. Prominent among the position lsted by the commission were those which are conflrmable bv the sen. its. .These Included slX$10,000 po- itions jn the territory, headed bv the governorship which expire- ariy, this - July. Appointments oT the two TJ. S. district judges expir; May 29, 1934, and Feb, 1. 1933. Tb-appointment of the Chief justice of the supreme court and of one o' the associate Justices, will expire May 13, 1934. That of the other associate Justice holds until February 23 of the following year. Secretary of Territory Among the earliest expirations of appointments to federal positions in Honolulu are those of the $3,800 se cretariat of the territory, on Oatob- er 7, the $6,200 customs collector-ship on April 21 and one of the cir cult . Judgeships on February l which pays $7,500. The latter appointment will probably be held over until the hew administration ar in the case of other federal appointments coming up in the winter months. .Other Honolulu positions include the .$5,800 internal revenue collec-torship, two other $7,500 circuit Judgeships, the $5,000 U. S. attorneyship and the $4,800 U. S. marshalship. In addition, there are four other positions In he territory conflrmable bv the senate. These are the $7,000 circuit judgeship at Hilo and corresponding positions with the samr salaries in Kailua, Hawaii, Lihue, Kauai, and Wailuku, Maui. In addition to the jobs listed above, " however, there are scores of others, some of them of considerable importance, which do hot require senate confirmation and. yet are not protected by competitive civil service regulations. - jj. , Other Honolulu. Jobs ; , , In Honolulu, jobs in this category include: Chief deputy marshal. $2,600; two deputy marshals, $1,860 ahd $1,440; assistant attorney for prohibition, $2,600, and his clerk, four agriculture department plant '. (Continued on Paae ft) Hoover Tells, State Legislators Hopes For Tax Solution WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 VP) A hundred or more members of state legislatures were told by President Hoover today that he hoped their meeting would straighten out the tangle tf overlapping which has grown up in state and federal taxflr tlon. . ' The sneech ' by - the president opened the national conference of the interstate legislative assembly, which will devote much time to tax problems.- v .". , , ' traitor to the future," Follow Same Pattern ' In spite of his rebellion at the Idea, Morley t admits , that .his days frequently follow an lnevitablr sameness of pattern. No disciple, of the creed of early rising, he gets up reluctantly about 9 o'clock, and has a cold shower and two eups of cot' fee.. "Nothing else," he added In parentheses, with perhaps a slight smile between the lines. "I do about an hour or two hour's work at my ' deskL then go down town by the Riverside Drive bus- to the office of the Saturday Review of Literature, where I look at the mall and answer phone calls," he con tinued ' - , "I "go-out to lunch, preferably with some congenial, souls: who are not tn a hurry, say from 1:15 to 3:15, Then I return to the office and read , (Continued on Page 3) COMING TO HAWAII O Huater ,ri.eaton, whose con tract of Metro-Goldwyn-Ma- yer was cancelled Saturday by mutual consent. He is coming to the islands in search of health. SENATE SUSPENDS' DAVID S. BARRY FOR ACCUSATIONS Magazine Articles Charging Senators With Selling Votes Cause Of Action WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (P The senate today suspended David S. Barry,, its sergeant at arms, for writing a magazine article indicating that some senators and representatives sell their votes, v The action was taken without a record vote after a motion to dismiss Barry was voted down, 31 to 40., Under the suspension motion the judlciary committee will handle' the case and the senate will take a final vote on Its report Tuesday. . Senator David Reed of Pennsylvania moved to suspand Barry Senator George Norris of Nebraska moved for Barry's expulsion. Senator John J. Blaine of Wisconsin suggested that the senate vote next Friday and that the com-mltt:e meanwhile summon wltnes ses, including Alfred E. Smithy edi tor of the Outlook, In which the article appeared, but this proposal was rejected by a viva voce vote. BENNETT CLARK IN SENATE-SEAT Sworn In Ahead Of Time To Gain Priority Over Other New Solons WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 VP) The senats has welcomed a new Demo cratic member, Bennett Champ Clark .of Missouri, son of the late speaker Champ Clark. Senator Clark was sworn in ahead of his regular term because of the desire of Senator Harry B. Hawes to give him priority over the March 4 orop of new senators. ''; . Senators Joseph' T. Robinson of Arkansas, Charles McNary of Oregon, Key Pittman of Nevada and Hiram Bingham of Connecticut paid tributes to Mr. Hawes. Mr. Bingham described him as a "pilot through the stormy seas of opposition" to the bill for Philipp ins independence. V'. - . ' Buster Keaton's M-G-M Contract. Cancelled By Both Parties' Consent HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 4, W Buster Keaton's contract with Metro Goldwyn-Mayer was cancelled to day by mutual consent 1 The comedian prepared to leave for Hawaii in search of health and expected to sail In a few days with Lew uoay. . -, The studios explained that Kea- ton has been in Hi health for sev eral months and that he had con tracted influenza during the mak ing of the last picture. i ' x Heavy Losses Result 'A From Arabian Battle JERUSALEM, Feb. 4 m Heavy losses qn both sides are reported to have occurred . in encounters between troops k of Ibn Saud, who rules much of Arabia, and rebels In Aslr province. ,,. The ; situation is said to haver been aggravated by other tribes Joining the .rebels.' "ihiitnitmisii J ' ' in IM.-.-.-.V.VW....V..: i SGDUT FLEET, ! 10,000 MEN TD : SAIL MONDAY; 91 VpspIs Tn Woinh Anrhni wuvi v viyu nnwiivi is, . And Proceed to Lose Them v selves In Pacific .-r " .' Aerial Display fto Accom-pany Departure; 20 Planes To Rejoin Carriers At Sea V . -x 1 - : rlONOLULU, Feb. iWI- . iThe scouting fleet of 21 ves- sels with a Dersonnpl nf 'inL 000 officers and men, will . i weigh anchor at 1 p. m. Mon- ) . day and proceed to "lose its-' i elf" in the Pacific between' here and the mainland forafc attack on the Western coast ' salient phase of the winter maneuvers. ): As the shtes put to sea. ar my and navy planes based here' v . will bid farewell from the air Ac companied by 20 planes from the carriers which will alight on the decks of these ships after the ves- W 4U1L U1C1L iilUUIUlga. - - The general fleet problem begins Thursday. Radio silence will be ob- erved soon after the shins leave : Hawaii. , . , ' , .., Meanwhile army forces which eh-' ;aged the ships in mimic warfare. continue land exercises until Feb., 10. , ' , " ' ' Army fliers engaged today in bombing and gunnery atWaiman-alo, using live bombs and rea,l am" munition. ." - " t Two planes from the cruiser Lo uisville are undergoing .repairs as a result of a collision In the "-sir. Friday.TNobody-swas hurt. The na mss of the 'pilots are not available.4 INSURANCE HEADS PAYOR LENlEBOlf Zacher Says Policy Is' To Cooperate To Fullest Ix , . tent With Fflrmprc il " a iiivi u . NEW YORK, Feb. K m -r Presidents of six large insurance eomn-' antes tpday defined policies ori mor-tgage foreclosure of Homes "as-fa vorlng "as much leniency a pdssi- j. . ble." . , M- "' r L. E. Zacher, president- Of the Travelers Insurance Co., said:,: -; . 1 "Our policy on mortgage loans is : to cooperate to the fullest extent possible in aiding home owners to retain possession." ' t ' f,-"' The total of farm mortgages'- 1a America is estimated at about $?, i 000,000,000. The total of .mortgages ' on homes Is approximately $20,000, a L. .... I enn AAA 11.... wu. . ner-occupied farms are mortgaged, ' ; of a total of 300,000 farms so oc- ". eupled. There are about 6,200,000 -farms of all types. . .w ' ' AnotherVtlutiny Occurs ' . ' On Dutch Warships And 1 : 1 ni uaiiti nail wiiou BATAyiA. Java, Feb; , , , Anntliai mntlnV nniiAi4 HVh3n v An . Dutch warships in the harbor tad . at naval "Mitabiifuimenttf -at Knura- baya.' -.' . '';"?;:Jf, 'r This "time the- mutinywas 'con-, ducted by native seameti";" - 't ; Four hundred' fifty -were arrested and will bfc tried by iSoatf iaartlal ior reiuBing xo oDey orars. natives refused to attend morning ",s parade, as did Dutch sailors Mon- -day, but unlike the latter the; no.1 tlves persisted in refusal to obey orders when they were addressed by their commanding officers. J ": Martial Law Declared ;f $ In Rumanian Centers BUCHAREST, Feb, 4 (JPt Martial law has been declared In. Rumania. Premier Valda .Voevod said; the measure is necessary -to curb un rest agitation which recently :- have reached perilous dimensions, He referred particularly to wed nesdaya" rioting. ;" ' r , ' STARTlNGTO&f v The serial by- Percival Christopher. Vrrt

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