Burlington Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1932, Burlington, Iowa WEATHER unsettled IOWA'S OLDEST RIVER feet 3 rise of since 96th THE BURLINGTON GAZETTE r ESTABLISHED JULY 10, 1837. WITH THE AUGUST 16, 1932. 10 CENTS MOST OF STATE UNAFFECTED BY FARM HOLIDAY Pickets Along Roads Into Sioux City Cut Down Amount of WALKER IS WOMAN Des Aug. 16.-(A.P.)- were two centers today wherein the strike for high produce prices received much but otherwise the movement apparently continued to leave untouched most of Reports from a number of market points were to the effect that receipts generally were larger than ever and that fluctuations in marketings could be attributed to normal Many dealers declared they expect no results from the Farmers Picket Sioux City produce dealers were hampered by picketing farmers outside the In Des Moines tho executive committee of the National union was in Milo Reno of Des E. N. of S. John Bosch of and E. E. Kennedy of 111., the discussed the extension of the stripe in nearby It is believed thy also delved into the matter of what will be done at the termination of the strike with the accumulated Police Patrol special officers and more than a score of city policemen patrolled the highways near Sioux City to safeguard truckers frc interference by strike The blockade of the ways continued in as few t. ackers attempted to enter the city with or other farm Either the who previously attempted to run the have been converted to the or they have been frightened away from the city by the demonstrations of Sunday and John Davenport's special force of who were appointed Monday went on duty at 4 o'clock this The - found large groups of farmers stationed along the Stop Truck Truck traffic on almost all of the roads had come to a virtual standstill by Monday A few stock coming to Sioux City from distant points on the Denlson highway were escorted unmolested through the blockade by the The striking farmers were not discouraged by the presence of the officers and continued to wait along the roadsides In an effort to prevent truckers from bringing livestock or produce to the So effective was the blockade Monday night that only one cattle truck got through and less than 10 hog trucks entered the stockyards For the first time in several years large shipments of hogs were received by rail from Hawarden and shippers at those points not wishing to run the blockade Reiterates at Des tho farmers holiday association concluded an all-day They announced adoption of a statement which reiterated the group's demands for higher farm prices and declared that any attempt to deny the farmer a return covering the cost of production an attempt to force the farmer into a condition of virtual slavery and is contrary to the spirit of the Thirteenth amendment to the which prohibits Involuntary Representatives of 10 midwestern states gathered at yesterday's meetings and plans for continuance of the selling holidays if necessary beyond the 30-day limit first EARLY AND GOES FISHING BEFORE BREAKFAST Aug. 16.-(A.P.)- President Hoover was up early this morning to get in some fishing before With the on which is making a vacation at anchor off Tangier island in Chesapeake the president put out in a small boat accompanied only by secret service The president's guests remained in their The president is expected to return to Washington tomorrow and leave soon afterward for his camp in the Blue Ridge RAIL CONDUCTOR IS SERIOUSLY HURT Aug. 16.- E. 65, of Des a Chicago Great Western freight was nearly scalped last night when he fell from a moving caboose onto a steel trestle over the 1111:.-' Central He was taken to the Allen Memorial j his physician said he had an excellent chance to RED LEADERS Second Son Born to PROTEST STRIKE OCEAN INJURED IN AIRPLANE CRASH Aug. 16-(A.P.) N. transatlantic was injured this afternoon as an airplane he was trying out crashed into the woods near here from a height of 2,000 in a condition when taken from the plane and hurried to a PROPERTY OF REBELS SEIZED Spanish Government Takes Drastic Steps to Crush IOWAN Aug. 16.-(A.P.)- The Knights of in golden jubilee today re-elected supreme directors including James H. of la. Terms run lot three Aug. 16.-(A.P.)- Far reaching orders for the confiscation of tho property of monarchists and nobles were issued by the local government today in its cleanup from last week's abortive monarchist The government took possession of a chalet belonging to the Marquis of and announced it would proceed to take over all the possessions of other noblemen and found to have aided tho rebellion A manifesto to the people urged them to remain calm the matter deserves the most serious thought and Citizens who wished to give testimony in connection with the uprising were urged to present statements in writing over their A shooting affray resulting from the high feeling which still prevails here was blocked last night by the Rodolfo an army subaltern attempted to shoot Major Felipe Acedo after accusing him of having had a part in the Police also broke up a demonstration of communists last night without The Duke of Grimaldi was arrested at San Sebastian and sent to Madrid under guard in connection with the Police closed all centers of the faction of the former prince Don at after ten monarchists were arrested STATE MUNICIPAL LEAGUE CONVENES Treasurers and Other Civic Officials Meet at Aug. 16.-(A.P.)- Iowa accounting solicitors and other civic officers composing the league of Iowa municipalities convened here today for their annual The day's programs were filled with committee an open and a visit to the Spencor municipal electric plant and This afternoon the delegates gathered to hear addresses of welcome by Mayor W. H. Lewis of Spencer and A. H. former president of tho the president's annual by Mayor Fred E. Trainer of a speech on fire insurance estimates by Harry J. Corcoran of the Iowa insurance service and reports by Frank G. Pierce of Marshall Solicitor L. H. Pine of and Floyd Klippel of Iowa Pierce's report along with other with franchises for utility He according to a summary he sent to the Associated that private utility companies are seeking permanent franchises and a state utility commission He urged support of legislation irrespective of party will oppose any measure taking away any powers from the local communities and especially any candidate who will support and vote for any kind of a state utility commission CUTS OFF Fort Aug. 16.- F. 23, of today lost both feet when he fell under a train from which he tried to Aug. 16-(A.P.)-Leaders of Germany's 3,500,000 communists laid plans today for a strike war against the Von Papen government to force it into measures for the relief of must place the masses of the people in the fight against the government and the national socialist hunger Ernest communist declared in an appeal sent out to his must be on the widest possible agitation by the rent strikes and lastly a general strike in all cities the line of The party should facilitate tho assembly of these weapons in a battle against every capitalistic escape from the This is necessary for the protection of the proletarian In the the government was also goaded from the right by denunciations of its policies by the Explaining Hitler's refusal to in a cabinet in a secondary position as suggested by President Von Hindenburg and the government the nazis credited him with remaining true to the party and the policies of the Von Papen government can never be the policies of the national socialist the nail statement government in which we do not lead can never result in anything but failure to bring about a turn for the better in the affairs which concern Germany's want no or We want a policy of wisdom and which is the only thing that can save the German The government was experiencing considerable difficulty in securing financial backing for its unemployment plans and this was taken as an indication that a stormy road lay ahead of it. The Reichsbank was helding it was from many of the suggestions advanced by the giving as its reasons the limitations placed upon it by law and the stringency brought t by the general economic OLD FARM COUPLE FOUND SHOT DEAD Murder and Muscatine County Coroner Passing FEW DETAILS REVEALED BY General Is That Baby Are in Good Wilton Aug. 16.-(A. W. S. Norton of Muscatine county said today that no inquest was planned into the deaths of William H. 71, and his 73. Both were found dead in the basement of their home Monday with bullet holes in their Norton pronounced it an evident case of murder and suicide which had probably occurred Friday difficulties and illness were believed to have been the Funeral services were scheduled for this N. Aug. 16.-(A.P.) son was born to the Charles A. bringing happiness back to a home long darkened by deepest Five months and 16 days ftr 20 months old Charles Augustus was stolen from his crib to meet his death while all the world sought the second baby was born at 5:30 a. m. Only the fact that the second son had been born was immediately but it was generally understood the baby and its mother were both in good The child was understood to have been born in the Dwight W. Morrow home where the first baby was born and where Mrs. Lindbergh is known to have been up to the past day or Mrs. Mrs. Lindbergh's was having recently returned from Betty Gow to Be Although no statement was forthcoming on this point the probability was considered that the new baby's nurse would be the Scottish girl who was the first baby's nurse and who first discovered the Miss Gow was questioned at length after kidnaping as were all the Lindbergh ' servants and her sailor Henry was detained for a long time and finally The always expressed complete faith in She is at present on a visit to her home in The fact that Mrs. Lindbergh was expecting a second child became generally known only after the first Charles A. was She was under constant medical care during the long search for the baby and his kidnapers and had been in retirement since her return to the home of her mother here several weeks During all the frenzied months of search for the missing preparations went steadily forward for tie arrival of the second who was born Medical While the remained at Hopewell during the long search for their Mrs. Lindbergh made weekly visits to the Morrow home here for consultation with Since the Curtis trial she has remained in her mother's home under constant medical Mrs. Lindbergh was attended while awaiting birth of her second by Dr. Edward the specialist who attended her at the birth of her first Dr. Hawkes was in frequent consultation on the case also with Dr. Edward H. Dennen and three other After the Curtis trial Col. Lindbergh sought to occupy his mind by turning once more to business affairs and has spent much time daily on Page JURY TO GET TRIANGLE CASE Advocates of Sales Tax Will Try Again D. Aug. 16- sales cause of many a bitter congressional right now is being warmed up for another start through the legislative Of before congress meets the fire may go but there still are members who think a general sales tax say 1% per cent should bo substituted for the many special excise levies now in the Senator chairman of his branch's finance predicts that the December session will see a new study of the tax In the house Democrats have a special committee surveying the Smoot and these Democrats are bearing in mind President Hoover's acceptance speech statement that increases in while should be again and if they tend to sap the vitality of and thus retard they must be There are many who believe some of tho excise rates do the vitality of just as there are many who think a general sales levy would be more Henry I. president of the chamber of commerce of the United is lu tho former What President Hoover says about taxes in his annual meeting will have considerable bearing as will the report of the special house All are hopeful that the increased rates and improving conditions will bring enough money to balance the Only plain figures compiled by the treasury will settle that Mr. Hoover already has said he is not in favor of a general sales but when he addressed the senate voted down a general order to solve our problem and give assurance to the country and the world that we are ready to meet our emergencies at any I now favor an extension for a limited period of the many special excise taxes to a more general manufacturers' excise tax and will support the congress if it should be Whether the that was enacted after that speech changed his the president never has A few hours following his talk the senate voted down a general 53 to 27. But there is little doubt that tho agitation for aud against a sales ttx will play an important part in HADEN CLACKE LANCASTER Advise U. of Des Aug. 16.-(A.P.) - Thirteen recommendations for changes in the business administration of the state University of Iowa were contained in a report filed with the state legislative council and board of education by The major recommendations included in the report called for appointment of a business manager to assume complete control of the university's business a survey of the accounting establishment of a central payroll and steps to bring abstracts of university properly up to After citing various specific instances of administration by university the accountants grouped into five the of unsatisfactory The payrolls of the university were handled in an unsatisfactory and inefficient manner and as a consequence payroll padding The university auditor devoted most of his time and attention to duties which should have been handled by the secretary and the ' The finance committee of the board of education delegated too many of its duties to the officers of the The office of the treasurer was handled in an inefficient and irregular The inadequate system of internal in the business office and the failure to properly carry out the provisions of the system in use made possible an unwarranted loss of The was made by Busby & Des Moines accounting appointed by the state executive council under provisions made by the last state Their audit covered the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931. The report dealt at length with irregularities revealed in previous and 11 specific instances of irregularities and 44 instances of improper administration of A shortage of was reported in the accounts in the tuitions and fees collected during the a misappropriation of in the a misappropriation of in the buildings and grounds and an overcharge of made in the charge for patients to the university A check for given to the university by George Eastman on July 3, 1931, to be used for the Eastman scholarships was endorsed by W. J. but the funds were never deposited in the account of the the state officials were Among the items under the heading of improper administration of funds was included tho placing of the from tho Carnegie for a fine arts in investments of endowment MRS. The jury in the trial of Captain Lancaster for the slaying of Haden his rival for the affections of Mrs. Jessie Keith was expected to go to the jury LEADER IN IOWA DIES AT 83 Former State Commander Lucas of Marshalltown Dies in Des Aug. 16.-(A.P.) - John T. 83, of commander of the Iowa department of the G. last died today at a hospital had been ill for several months and came to Des Moines recently to visit Fred C. He ran aw from school at the age of 13 to enlist at Davenport in company 13th Iowa which later became a. part of the famous Crocker Iowa Wounded three Lucas was mustered out of service at Davenport on crutches in 1865. He joined the G. A. R. three years later and during his membership has served as department patriotic instructor and a member of the department council of administration and home In Marshalltown he was chairman of the Marshall county relief chairman of the municipal coliseum and commander of the Frank M. Thomas post of the G. A. R. encampment at Council Bluffs in a wheel FIELD KOPP SPEAKERS Democratic Candidate for Governor Renews Demand for Public IS LINKED WITH NEW YORK Betty Compton Unofficially Mentioned as Figure in t BELIEVE GAMBLER SLAIN IN HOLDUP Noted Omaha Plunger Shot and Killed in Garage at His Aug. 16.-(A.P.) Henry Republican nominee for the United States at the Lee county fair here saying he would not to make Republicans out of discussed economies more than politics in his Speaking from the same rostrum were W. F. congressman from the first Iowa of Mt. and Clyde L. Democratic candidate for the Iowa of Des Herring's according to the copy ho delivered to tho Associated also dealt with the depression but where Field declared one man or set of men could bring about these Herring condemned officials who have ignored the distress of our people and permitted continued extravagances and tho officials who have made false claims to enforcement of economy i He asked for a special legislative session to er relief is time for Gov. Turner to yield to the more able leaders in our public who have adopted the principle of drastic enforced by rather than the mere subterfuge of raising a few millions of new revenue and calling the relief Herring Excerpts from Herring's address present emergency has shown our citizens everywhere that this orgy of public spending cannot continue without disastrous results and that their voices must je heard in this year's elections in the most emphatic demand for present state administration is a glaring example of Inactivity and taxpayer in Iowa has the right to know why Governor Turner fiddles at the fire which is consuming our house and our why he is today standing between the people of Iowa in their demand for relief and the legislature which might afford that in a session lasting only a few Executive N. Aug. 16.-Tho name of Betty the was unofficially linked with the of the Walker investigation today when Mayor answering inquiries if it were Miss do you suppose it told some reporters during the noon recess that the was Betty did you the mayor was asked by a was the mayor it were not Miss Betty Compton and I answered do you it The mayor said he was restrained from any further comment by the ouster hearings procedure before Governor Roosevelt which has not recorded the identity of the Mr. that tho mysterious individual to whom Russell T. Sherwood paid was a woman he revealed the was officially known to Samuel chief counsel to the legislative and committee Almost Names The governor was close to making public the woman's name interrogating Walker about the transfer of transit stock by missing to the unnamed he ask you if you know the of the person to was John the mayor's chief legal was feet voicing an Roosevelt overruled and Walker calmly just read it on the back of the you know the the governor Leaning the mayor know a person by that Is testimony that from the various Sherwood a total of more than was transferred to the same person who received the check from Sherwood's Mr. Roosevelt reminded the you know anything about Mr. Walker do and believe Sherwood's accounts will show transfers to other May I also add that I never even heard of some of the brokers mentioned as having died Sherwood's Miss Compton was well known on Broadway as an WOMEN TAKE AIR AGAIN IN EFFORT TO SET NEW MARK New Aug. 16 Frances Marsalis and Mrs. Louise refueled and entered their 44th hour continuously In the air with their at 8 a. The two flyers are attempting to set mark isn Aug. 16.-(A.P.) - Omaha and Douglas county authorities were united today in the belief that tho slaying of Grover H. notorious Omaha was the result of a bungled holdup Although shot and killed in the at his palatial west side home early the body was not found until anxious friends called at the house His family was vacationing in Petty was killed by a bullet which entered his lower chest and ranged Detective Inspector Ben Police Commissioner John Hopkins and County Attorney Henry Beal were convinced robbery was the and that Petty returned the tire tho slayers In one of his pockets was found a roll of in Two bullets were one from each of the He apparently had just drivon the and Petty had fired three Stains M WORKING ON NEW LOAN PLANS Twelve Regional Corporations to Advance Funds to Aug. 16.- reconstruction corporation is expediting plans for twelve regional agricultural credit corporations to make loans to farmers and Board members have sought information from agricultural and livestock leaders from virtually all sections ot the country during the past few Indications are that the corporation will announce shortly its program for creating the ordered by the huge relief Under the each institution is to have a paid up capital of not less than to be subscribed by the reconstruction The new agencies are to be Executive N. 16.-(A.P.)-Governor Roosevelt's Investigation of Mayor Walker today probed close to the identity of the who figures in the when the revealed that tho mysterious recipient of money was a When Governor Roosevelt observed that the evidence showed that a letter of credit for was arranged for the same to whom Russell T. missing paid Walker know nothing about the letter of I do know that Sherwood handled income Matters for the and an examination of her accounts would show she had several bank accounts in the Known to The identity of the has been scrupulously guarded by Samuel Investigator for the Hofstadter legislative Walker's remark was the first reference to tho sex of the mysterious on Page THE WEATHER Partly local showers in somewhat cooler in northwest portion W e d n esday unsettled preceded by showers tt northeast p o Pertly cloudy and unsettled tonight and not much change in Partly cloudy end Wk settled tonight and not much change in St. fall 0.1. wi La fall 0.1. fall 0.1. 1 fall 0,1. fall 0.|.