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Burlington Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1932, Burlington, Iowa WEATHER continued cool IOWA'S OLDEST RIVER feet 1 fall of 4% 96th THE BURLINGTON GAZETTE r 14 WITH THE ESTABLISHED 1U, 1837* AUGUST 18, 1932. CENTS OUSTER LIKELY UNLESS MAYOR WALKER QUITS Resignation Would Yorker to Seek Post Again in BY 1932). New Aug. 18-Unless Mayor Walker he Is going to be removed from office by Governor Court action may possibly delay the decision but will not ultimately affect the outcome of one of the most sensational investigations since the days of i Disinterested political observers are almost a unit in their belief that the governor no based I upon the but to remove the The trend of sentiment is strongly against the mayor in that his explanations of conduct in office have failed to clear up his handling of largo sums of Could llun The revelation that much money passed through an unnamed woman has been expected for some time but nevertheless comes as a distinct surprise to those who havo believed that the mayor's personal affairs in finance were not going to bo an issue at Mr. Roosevelt now is in the position where the people of the state who condemn the mayor's conduct in office will insist upon removal merely on the basis of the testimony thus Under tho circumstances the mayor has an opportunity to take the case away from the governor and put it up to tho people of New York City to Ho can be a candidate in the autumn elections for mayor if he but ho cannot be a candidate this November if he is It has been believed for some time that the mayor would select a dramatic moment to accuse his opponents of unfairness and would resign in order to submit his appeal to the people of New York arguing that one man should not decide his caso but that tho people should have that Walker Friends Some of the mayor's friends are that Mr. Roosevelt will not remove tho mayor of the political consequences of such an act. They point out that the mayor is popular In New York City and that he has enough support to take and prevent Roosevelt from currying New York state by depriving him of the immense New York City vote so to a Democratic There is some on tho other if tho mayor it might help Roosevelt because in tho desiro to voto for the mayor many would vote the straight Democratic If tho courts interfere and restrain tho governor from deciding the caso at this time and delay it beyond some of tho Roosevelt supporters feel that tho outcome will bo just tho tho mayor will be On the other they are not anxious to have the courts interfere because they think this will be the basis of criticism of Roosevelt on tho ground that he should havo acted first and lot the courts decide on his powers of removal An Involved The whole situation now is involved in national The Republicans aro watching tho feeling that Roosevelt makes a misstep it will hurt him tho supporters of tho mayor aro saying that If Roosevelt makes a misstep it will hurt him may cost him Now York state and possibly the national The New York governor is maintaining a judicial trying in every way to give tho mayor a fair trial and undoubtedly building up a background on which public opinion will say that the governor had no other course but to remove tho So far as is known the governor has not communicated his probable decision to anybody and the case Is being conducted with judicial restraint rather than as a political YOUTHFUL SPEEDER IS GIVEN A UNIQUE SENTENCE BY JUDGE Council IS. - 16, is under 3,000 of for a rocord probably unparalleled in tho record of Charged with driving a car 4r> miles an hour on tho wrong sido of si Rosenthal was when arraigned and told Justice Jack can't bo sent to jail because of my age and if you lino mo my dad will have to pay passed him ihe boys drive with orders to write it 3,000 times and hand tho sheets to the sheriff Saturday Aug. - Albert 15, confessed to county authorities Wednesday night that he started the tiro which burned tho high school hero Friday lie said mp it ASCEND MILES Minister to Haiti Norman Armour of N. counselor at the American embassy in Paris sinco 1928, was selected by President Hoover as minister to Press Two Long Caravans Headed for Taylorville to Try to Stop 111., Aug. 18-(A.P.)- Two long caravans of striking coal numbering in all about 4,000 men and began a on Their automobiles and trucks flying tho stars and stripes and decorated with tho diggers advanced from the south and the north to stop all mine operation in Christian From downstate Macoupin county a column of 1,500 miners was advancing by way of Nokomis and six national guard planes ordered hero from the state malitia encampment at by Governor were quickly dispatched to tho Two of tho planes were equipped with machine guns and gunners wero ready for action in tho Some of the ships wero but it could not bo determined whether missiles were Gen. Thomas S. Hammond was with the While tho military forces focused their attention on the flank from the another caravan of 1,500 diggers swung down route 24 from The miners had gathered at Reservoir park before the march Apparently they heeded the commands of their loaders to come No weapons were in and the leaders issued assuring they wero no and that their mission was All the leaders expressed satisfaction at tho withdrawal of vigilante guards from the Christian county borders and tho removal of barricades erected by the who until late last night had planned to resist the 111., Aug. 18.-(A.P.)- Striking miners who quit work yes in tho Peoria marched on tho mine at St. David today and persuaded 75 men employed there to stop Later a delegation started for 111., where they intended to bring about closing of the United Electric Coal at which on Page WET ASSOCIATION CHOOSES SHOUSE Democrat Leader Is New President of Walker Moves to Delay Ruling STARTS HOP DIES SUDDENLY Aug. G. 60, street commissioner and former deputy dropped dead in the city Heart trouble caused Aug. 18.-(A. - Jouett Shouso has been selected by the Association Against tho Prohibition Amendment to lead what the chairman of its executive committee calls a drivo bring about promptly the ratification of tho new amendment congress will Pierre S. Du tho announced appointment as 1 resident In a letter to directors of tho recently chairman of tho Democratic national executive succeeds Henry H. who will become vice chairman of the directors of the on Fage Irish Free Aug. 18-(A.P.)-J. A. noted British distance took off from here at 11:35 a. a. Iowa on a transatlantic flight to the United He planned to make his first stop at Harbor and after refuelling to dash on immediately to Roosevelt Long Then his schedule called for a quick turnaround and a dash back this time without a to If Mollison succeeds it will be the first transatlantic solo flight from cast to west and the first North Atlantic crossing in a light Big crowd assembled on Portmarnock Strand to witness the take off. It cheered Mollison when he arrived by plane from Baldonnel a short time Amy noted British woman who was married to Mollison a short time drove here in an Mollison said weather conditions were better than he had ever with light westerly winds prevailing to the middle of the Atlantic and from there on a tendency to easterly winds which would be in his Very little fog was Mollison is piloting a tiny weighing little more than a similar to the one tho Prince of Wales uses for sport and to those used by other British amateur flyers who skip across the English channel for at Lc The has been converted virtually into a flying gasoline Ho said he hoped his round trip across the Atlantic would not require more than 2i If the plane overhauling he will try to snatch eight hours sleep in New TURNER DEMANDS IOWA U. CLEANUP in Letter to Board of Education Cites Auditor's Des Aug. - Prompt action on the auditor's report on the University of Iowa was demanded of George T. Baker of president of the state board of in a letter signed by Gov. Dan Turner Governor Turner urged in vigorous terms that the board of education prompt action in removing from office those who have proved to be in administration of the university's affairs and also that steps he taken to place that affairs on sound economical Calling attention to the report which charged irregularities and recommended changes in tho business administration the governor declared can be no excuse for either incompetency or dishonesty in tho discharge of public report shows that business affairs of tho university have been handled in a loose and inefficient Payrolls wero subject to Tho committee many important Dishonesty obtained in several including that of the office of attention is called to the fact that although tho report of tho hoard of education to tho budget director shows is required to pay salaries as a matter of fact approximately per year is being paid in salaries and wages in this one state In times such as we are now experiencing small justification can be found for such a large amount in Baker declined to comment to any length on the report following its declaring that ho had not read it. Ho said he would offer no criticism if tho report was based on an audit as provided for by adding that not should pass upon educational HOG EPIDEMIC IS BECOMING WORSE Council Aug. increasing amount of hog cholera was reported in southwest Iowa today by Dr. S. B. assistant state More than 200 head died this week in Harrison he Dr. S. A. declared a brief that two weeks the disease will be 100 per cent v COUNSEL FOR MAYOR CETS COURT ORDER This and Previous Restraining Writ to Be Argued Executive N. Aug. 18.- John J. chief counsel for Mayor argued before Governor Roosevelt today for the dismissal of ouster obtained from a Kingston supreme court justice an order restraining the governor from passing upon the mayor's until after the court heard arguments on the legality of the Neither the order issued today nor a previous one obtained by George secretary of the Bronx chamber of will hold up the removal the governor's legal counsel John J. attorney will appear before Supreme Justice Ellis J. Staley tomorrow as friend of the and not as Mr. Roosevelt's Bennett said he would point out to the court that It was without jurisdiction to intervene in the executive duties of the Will Be Argued Both the Walker order and the Donnelly order come before Justice Staley at a special term of the supreme court Curtin throughout the hearing has contended that Mr. Roosevelt is sitting as a judicial that the proceedings are and that Walker should be given the right to face his accusers and cross-examine He also argued that the governor should call the witnesses who appeared before the Hofstadter legislative Roosevelt yesterday granted Curtin the right to all of the hundreds of witnesses who testified before the legislative Curtin Asks Executive N. Aug. 18-(A.P.)-Attacking the 15 conclusions upon which Mayor Walker's removal is John J. counsel to the today asked Governor Roosevelt to dismiss the charges and return Mr. Walker in his red of face and emphatic of asserted the evidence did not sustain the A reference by Curtin to Seabury's brought to his feet on Page IN MURDER TRIAL British Airman Rests at Lawyer's Refuses to Tell Future Aug. 18-(A.P.)- Captain W. N. British aviator acquitted yesterday of murder in tho death of his rival in Haden a young American rested at the home of his attorney today before starting to hunt a He was without definite plans for the he and declined to discuss what attitude he would adopt toward Jessie M. Australian flying companion whose affections Clarke won from do not ask me about ho begged don't know now what answer I would give arrested May 2 on a first murder was acquitted on one complete ballot that followed A hours and 58 minutes of debato by a jury made up solely of His trial lasted more han two Young Clarke was found fatally wounded April 21 in the room the two men occupied in Mrs. home Lancaster and Mrs. maintained Clarke shot himself through despondency over finances and his physical As Lancaster sought to reconstruct a program of work and future routine as tho guest of his James M. Carson he faced service of a federal warrant charging him with illegally entering the United Mrs. will appear in a special immigration court today to answer a similar am delighted at my said Mrs. knew eld would come STRATOSPHERE FLYERS BALLOON Professor Auguste European and his Max are show above with the balloon in which they ascended more than 10 miles for a new world record HOOVER TO BLAME FOR FARM BROOKHART SAYS D. Aug. 18- President Hoover was blamed for the conditions which brought up the present Iowa in a statement issued today by Senator Smith Wildman Iowa recently defeated in the Republican primaries in his President Hoover and the Republican the Iowa senator had their 1928 platform pledge to lift the farmer out of the agricultural President Hoover had turned of the ship of state over to the Iowa radical Nor did Mr. Brookhart have anything good to say about the paragraph on farm aid in the president's recent acceptance wonder the farmers of the president's native state have abandoned the usual peaceful means and gone on said Senator a complete retreat and disregard of party and personal pledges by the chief executive is almost enough to stir up ROOSEVELT PLANS 8,000- MILE JAUNT Sioux la. Listed for Speech Sept. 29 in Tentative INDICT SEVEN Sen. J. J. Davis Among Those Named in New Aug. including United States Senator James J. Davis of were indicted today charged with participation in an alleged lottery and The others indicted are Bernard C. head of the B. C. McGuire Merchandise company of New Theodore G. head of the Mooseheart navigation Raymond an employe of Conrad H. Kansas Frank E. publisher of the Eagle's and M. J. in charge of the package delivery department of the Western Union Telegraph The charges against the defendants were contained in four indictments handed down by the federal grand The Western Union Telegraph company is also named as a The indictments grew out of an investigation of fraternal organization activities involving the the Moose and Mystic Shriners among concerning the sale of alleged lottery tickets which drew prizes for holders of lucky Tho alleged lotteries were ostensibly held for the benefit of unfortunate members of the fraternal orders and needy dependents of About 50,000,000 tickets are on Page Scientists Land With Aug. 18-(A.P.)- Prof. Auguste Piccard's second balloon excursion into the stratosphere ended this evening at five o'clock when be brought his ballon down here after almost twelve hours in the upper The gondola bumped to a landing in a field on tho outskirts of this little town whoso entire population of 2,500 turned out to welcome the There was practically no wind and the balloon came down The bushy-haired little scientist and his young Max stepped out of the aluminum sphere smiling said Prof. was a profitable Own Aug. 18.- Auguste the conqueror of the established a new world's altitude record today by rising 16,500 meters than 10 above the earth in the aluminum ball attached to his stratosphere He took off from the airdrome here at 5:06 o'clock this morning p. central standard after weeks of waiting for suitable weather and at noon today his headquarters in Zurich received a radio message saying he had smashed his previous altitude The radio messages sent by Dr. Piccard today were the first ever received from tho In his message at noon he have crossed the Engadine mountains at an altitude of 16,500 Sighted Advices from various observation posts vicinity throughout the forenoon indicated that Dr. Piccard had equalled his previous record after his He was sighted frequently from Zurich to Another message received shortly after noon reported the professor and his Max had crossed the to the east of near St. are both the message it is very cold and we plan to descend We wish to avoid descending into We are now in sight of Lake A crowd estimated at 40,000 was jammed around the airdrome today as the balloon at first and with increasing Excursion trains brought the great crowd in to what it considered a sporting something quite dif ferent than it appeared to the hero whose mind was all on the scientific FARM STRIKE ( IS EXTENDED TO NEBRASKA Sioux City Marketing Blockade Becomes More HERRING DISPUTES ECONOMY CLAIMS Turner Taking Credit for Local Tax Clyde Aug. 18.-(A.P.) Clyde L. Herring of Des Democratic candidate for today disputed claims of governmental economy he attributed to Governor and declared a special session could enact measures which would result in a saving of about Republican state administration has been claiming credit for tax reductions effected this knowing full well that the real substantial reductions achieved have been due to the sincere efforts at economy by the local tax Herring He spoke at an old picnic here Aug. 18.-(A.P.)- Supporters of the day strike today began picketing nil roads lending into They halted trucks and automobiles loaded with farm hot their leaders declared that theirs would he a peaceful N. Aug. An campaign trip through 21 including will be undertaken by Governor Franklin D. Democratic presidential beginning Sept. 12. Among tho cities placed tentatively on his itinerary is Sioux where the governor will speak Sept. 29, following a swing through the Rocky mountain the Pacific California and the Tho itinerary tentatively calls for these Sept. 14; Sept. 15; Sept. 16; Salt Lake Sept. 17 and 18; Sept. 19; Sept. 20; Sept. 21; San Sept. 23; Los Sept. 2-1; San Sept. 25; Sept. 26; N. Sept. 27; Sioux Sept. 29; Sept. 30; Oct. i; Oct. 2, and Oct. 3. States which will be touched on the trip but in which no stops are scheduled are Texas and The governor will speak In some of them later ia the Mrs. Mf Co rm ick 's Condition Is Grave 111., Aug. 18- Her recovery reported to bo Mrs. Edith Rockefeller McCormick was reunited with her former husband and her three estranged children today for the first time in a Her physicians announced her condition was that she had become suddenly and seriously more so than at any time during her illness of the past Tho arrival or Mrs. Max Oser from Switzerland completed the family circle for the first time since Mrs. McCormick obtained a divorce from Harold F. president of tho International Harvester in 1921. Her became estranged from her mother by that decree and went to live with her later leaving him after his marriage to Ganna But now Mrs. Elisha Dyer at bee side as well as Mr. McCormick who has remained friendly to his former especially since his divorce from Mme the Polish songster and Parisian last So was Fowler who like his sisters married without his mother's but stood reunited with them as all despaired of her Only Mrs. McCormick's John D. her John and her Mrs. B. Parmalee all of New were absent Mrs. Prentice came here last week when physicians first announced their patient could not but she left two ago when danger receded There was no announcement of any word from the aged oil magnate and financier who had not seen his daughter since her divorce 11 years Mrs. McCormick was 69 yeart oat last Aug. ' Sioux Aug. 18.-(A.P.)- The strike continued to become more effective here today as Nebraska farmers fell In line with the movement and extending the marketing blockade to the seventh main highway leading into the All highways now have been effectively blocked by the and virtually no farm produce or livestock is reaching the city by despite the offer of Woodbury and Plymouth county authorities to escort all trucks through the picket lines with a corps of special Disarm The seriousness of the situation was demonstrated last night when the striking farmers of Union South openly defied Sheriff N. Slocum by refusing to permit him to convoy a caravan of livestock trucks through the picket lines and by disarming him when he fired a shot in the air to frighten tho Realizing that further efforts to break through the picket lines would result in Sheriff Slocum advised the truckers to return homo with the which they No further attempts to convoy trucks through the lines will be made by Sheriff Slocum He stated that he had appealed to the South Dakota state sheriff for bit had been informed that the state force of 10 officers was powerless unless the governor authorize the use of the militia or the deputizing of a large number of special which was not considered In Woodbury and Plymouth calm prevailed on all six highway No trucks attempted to break through the picket Pickets The position was this morning by the posting of pickets on federal highways 20 and 77 in Nebraska as a result of tho decision of northwestern farmers to join the embargo A meeting of the Nebraska farmers was scheduled for thia afternoon at Dakota City for tho purpose of perfecting plans for tho blockade of Nebraska roads leading to the Sioux City The effects of the blockade wero strikingly apparent at the stockyards here this morning when hog receipts shrunk to 2,000, cattle receipts to 1,000 and sheep arrivals 200. On Thursday of last week 5,834 1,291 cattle and 3,730 sheep were Commission men said that all stock arriving here was being received by Many are marketing their livestock at other such as St. Paul and Hogs 225 Cents Although the blockade is 100 per cent effective the effect on the Sioux City livestock market prices has been just the opposite to that desired by the Hof prices Thursday were 25 cents lower than at the close of business last as a commission men of the buyers seeking their supplies on other markets of the known shortage Farmers of the City area were apparently waging a lone South Dakota except for those in the southeastern corner of the have shown on Page THE WEATHER Fair rather cool Friday fair and slightly mer in went north Fair tonight and coster la south portions * and cooler Friday RIVER St. m 0,1. La rise 0.1, fail 0.1. rise risa 0.1 8t M. ci 269 4?9422
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