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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa9 DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home raoN t R I ilS MEM ART c P T OF 10iV A MO I HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT HAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS yoL XL FIVE CENTS A COM ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 11 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 210 No Trouble Passing Act Quick Approval for Communications Bill Surprise By HERBERT PLtJMMJER r ASHINGTON June 11 Those who ma neuvered the c o mmunications bill through the house admit pri vately they were amazed at the ease with which the task was ac complished Rayburn of Texas who spon sored the bill ap peared before the rules committee and almost be fore he knew what was going on had obtained a rule giving the bill rightofway Both the rule and the bill were brought up on the same day passed without even a record vote and with such speed that the clerk in reading the bill for final passage skipped big chunks of it It set something of a record in thepresent session for speed in en acting legislation of such impor tance Those on the inside say that in five years or so the communications commission will be the biggest thing in the whole federal govern ment Only a handful of congressmen realized fully what they were do ing said one of the leaders Battle Averted President Roosevelt and Speaker Rainey averted what might have resulted in a nasty intraparty flare up in the house by the way they handled the long awaited message on the nations water resources The committee on rivers and har bors and the flood control commit tee were girded for battle on which should have the privilege of consid ering possible presidential propos als Tne chairman of one had the resignation of all of committee packet ready tor de The president instead of sending ft specific request for legislation to congress only forwarded a mass of documents and requested more time to formulate a definite program And Speaker Rainey in turn re ferred the whole communication to the committee of the whole house on the state of the union Both of the warring committees were satisfied Overtime Session There was a noticeable depres sion of congressional spirits when President Roosevelt upon his re turn to Washington after a short absence served notice that the ad ministrations legislative program must be completed before adjourn ment A southern member of the house received a telegram from a con stituent on the day the president made his announcement which read as follows Wire me collect when congress will adjourn The reply of the weary member was In response to your query I can do no better than quote the reply made by the late Speaker Long worth to a similar question Tleaven only knows I suggest you contact the chaplain of the house of repe sentatives as he undoubtedly has better contacts there than I MISSING PLANE FOUND 7 DEAD Tugwell Defends Agriculture Act Amendments Sir Hubert Wilkins Plans Arctic Trip in Submarine in 1935 PLYMOUTH England June 11 Hubert Wilkins arriving today from New York announced he would make a submarine ex ploration trip in 1935 to Spitzbergen and the Bering straits He will be accompanied by Lady Wilkins Sir Hubert said 1500 miles of the trip would be made under Arctic ice An order for a submarine has not yet been placed SKt 2000 REPORTED KILLED BY GALE IN EL SALVADOR Whole Towns Destroyed by Landslides Caused by Heavy Rains SAN SALVADOR EL SALVA DOR June 11 Pan Amer ican Airways work ers today estimated 2000 persons were dead in the vicinity of San Salvador alone following last weeks disastrous hurricane and rainstorm The Salvadorean air corps yester day sent up airplanes to survey the nation They returned to report death and destruction e rerywiiere L C Galloway PanAmerican air ways airport manager went along as an observer and made an unoffi cial report of his findings Asked to Report He said the government planes dropped messages to all communi ties where life was still observed asking them to report in to the cap ital immediately as to the extent of casualties and loss in each village He saw evidences that whole towns had been destroyed by land slides started down volcanoes as the result of the rains In the Lemjia river he saw tie funnel of a river boat sticking out of the water and bodies floiting about it The coast from La Libertad to La Union was worse hit and the vil lages ffiere virtually destroyed Food Fliedr The president of the republic has issued a decree that prices on food stuffs must remain the same as be fore the disaster He abolished all import duties on wheat rice and other cereals for the past three months in order that the people of El Salvador may be fed at as low a cost as possible The work of burying the dead is being carried on as fast as the army can get workers into the stricken settlements Lakes Guija and Coatepeque have arisen far over their banks and swept away every vestige of civili zation around their shores Railroad Washed Out Airplane observers flying over the international railroad of Central America which has been complete ly washed out for long sections saw tie international train lying upside down several hundred feet from where the mountain track had been The main fear at the present time that the destruction of sanitary facilities and the presence of many unburied bodies may cause a pesti lence In order to provide as much emer gency transportation by truck and airplane as possible the government has confiscated all the gasolino in the capital Many Lives Lost TEGUCIGAPLA Honduras June 11 lives were believed lost today when heavy rainstorms flooded the Ulua river which Aas risen 45 feet above normal spread out over La Lima district FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy and cooler showers in the extreme east portion Tuesday fair cooler in the extreme east por tion MINNESOTA Fair cooler In east and south portions to night Tuesday fair warmer In west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday TJ Minimum in Night 58 At 8 A M Monday 69 Figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 71 Minimum In Night 51 BURGLARS LOOT INSULLS CAMP Furniture Moved Out While Hutchins Tenant Was Not at Home CHICAGO June 11 is land home of Samuel Insull Jr on a small lake near Mundelein 111 was looted of all its furnishings art and valuables duringthe absence over the weekend of Dr Robert Maynard Hutchins University of Chicago president who has made the place his spring and summer home Insull jr said that the place was a small camp in which there were only a few household staples belong ing to him nothing of any great value It has been leased to Hutch ins for a year he said At Hutchins office his secretary said that Hutchins had only a few personal effects at the camp The Lake county sheriffs reported that everything had been taken from the camp It was neces sary to move the furniture into a rowboat and cross from the island to the shore then transfer it all again into a truck Marks of the boat and truck were visiblevon the i shore it was said JIGGS HAS TO PLAY ALONE NOW Knowing that his little mistress is gone but not realizing that she may bo held by kidnapers or a fiend Jiggs pet dog of Leah Minerva Dilley four year old daughter of Mr and Mrs George Dilley of Sharon Pa plays alone at the Dilley home with Leahs doll Raggedy Ann which she left behind when she mysteriously disappeared from her home The police baffled Offensive Opened Against Study of Midwest Provide Basis for Program By KOY P PORTER DBS MOINES June 11 Federal Emergency Relief adminis tration today began a concerted of fensive against drought and farm depression At the same time the national relief organization opened an inten sive study in midwestern states from which officials hope to draw a basis for a cooperative program designed primarily to prevent fu ture necessity for broad relief movements In at least five sota Nebraska Montana South Dakota and Kansas assistant ad ministrators from Washington were to begin conferences with state of ficials to obtain information pre liminary to putting fanners to work on projects in a proposed long time rural rehabilitation plan Projects Are Listed Through such employment the farmers would remunerate the fed eral administration for the cost of feed and seed supplied to meet drought and crop emergencies Included in the long time program which officials are considering are such projects as water conserva tion soil erosion road construction well finding crop research and hu man and animal health research The study will continue for one week Reports are scheduled to be ready next Saturday Then the in formation is to be analyzed and other federal agencies called in to determine the extent of the coop erativa plan Example is Given The manner in which the propos ed program would operate was de scribed by T J Edmonds regional administrator for the FERA in seven midwestern states Farmer Jones needs 100 bushels of corn to feed his hogs Edmonds interpreted He hasnt the money to buy it and so the FERA gets it for him The farmer feeds the corn to his hogs Then the FERA with the other governmental agencies cooperating decides that work on a meandered Turn to FaRe 2 Column 3 City of New York in Milk Business NEW YORK June 11 city of New York declaring that malnutrition of many of its people is an emergency and a menace to public health went into the milk business today Ten thousand quarts of grade B milk were put on sale at 53 baby health stations at eight cents a quart five cents under the regular price The daily quantity will be increased as rapidly as ar rangements can be made to get i more milk BABIES DISPLAY GOOD APPETITES Sac City Quadruplets Have Good Chance to Live Says Doctor SAC CITY June 11 appetites at the hourly feeding times today attested the growing strength of the quadruplets bora Saturday to 30 year old Mrs L R Wycoff of Sao City The babies ate hungrily when fed on their diet of corn syrup and milk administered with medicine drop pers by the attending nurse Boryl Witte Their home today was the resi dence of Dr G H Sweariugen where they howled lustily in an im provised incubator made by placing separate baskets in one large crib covered with blankets Electric light bulbs hung under the blankets supplied heat Have Good Chance The residence of the parents Jlr and Mrs Wycoff lacked electricity and with heat imperative Dr Swearingen decided Sunday to move the quadruplets to his own home Dr Swearingen said that the three girls and a boy have an ex cellent chance of survival and Mrs Wycoff was reported in a satisfac tory condition Twoandahalf pound Lorraine Delaine tiniest of the four was said by the doctor to tie much better to day Her improved color and fre quent crying were considered en couraging It had been feared Sun day that she would not survive Not Camera Shy All four showed no camera shy ness today when they made their first appearance before newsreel cameramen Lorraine even added gestures to her appearance yawiiog and waving her hands The Wycoff home was besieged by callers who volunteered clothing and other assistance to the family Birth of the quadruplets brought the family roster up to nine to be fed on the 16 a week salary the father receives for his work for the state highway commission Mrs Wycoff was very proud but she feels very sorry for her children because they wont have the privileges they should Mrs Wycoff is anxious that all her chil dren go through high school and to college if it is at all possible Father Is Proud I dont know what to think about it all Wycoff said but you bet your life Im proud about it Someone has to compete with the Canadians The babies which have been named all have the same Turn to 2 Column SENATORS ROW AT HIS PROMOTION Huge Crowd Cheers as Committee Members Trade Slurs WASHINGTON June 11 Rexford G Tugwell determinedly de ended administration efforts to lave congress strengthen the agri cultural adjustment act at a senate hearing today giving rise to dissen sion in the committee and disorder n Uie room Now assistant secretary of agri culture he was being examined in connection with the presidents hav ng nominated him to be undersecre tary at an increase in salary from S7500 to a year Senator Smith and Byrd South Carolina and Virginia democrats who have objected to the promotion ed the questioning On hand was he biggest cowd at any senate hearing of the year largely com posed of women Had Misled Committee Citing the controversial bill to amend the farm act Byrd said Tug well had misled the committee by sayingthey were merely clarify ing One of the amendments he de clared would let the department say how many chickens could be raised He asked if that were not an enormous increase in present AAApowere Tugwell said he looked up the word clarifying and it meant to make clear and free from ob scurity That is what the amendments are intended to do he asserted Political Backet Remarks by Byrd led Senator Wheeler D to maintain that the investigation was being run as a political racket He char acterized the Virginians criticism of the AAA amendment bill as a stump speech and called for an orderly hearing Hurrah for Byrd had greeted Byrd as he concluded Tugwell yelled another spec tator and Wheeler demanded such demonstrators be thrown out Tugwell a member of the orig inal Roosevelt brain trust and a former Columbia university pro fessor affirmed his belief in the constitution He added a conviction that it is flexible enough to do what we believe necessary to meet exigencies of the past few years His reply was no when asked whether he believed in national planning Danger Eliminated Roosevelt acts and policies he said have eliminated any danger of a revolutionary movement He fa vored the sort of economic plan ning the president has spoken about he said but not the kind he mentioned in a 1931 speech by him that dealt with soviet Russia Hes a conservative remarked Senator Murphy D Iowa to a colleague at that point Murphy intervened to ask Youve expressed your faith in the constitution as it is Oh yes Tugwell replied And you propose nothing revo lutionary in changes Murphy asked No sir Byrd Gets Floor Byrd got the floor again asking for time to explain his position He said the amendments though described as clarifying would enormously increase the govern ments power and Wallace will be Tom o Page 2 Column Man Held as Slayer of 5 in California Three Women Two Men Are Stabbed to Death SUSANVILLE Cal June 11 LT women and two men were stabbed to death here during the night by a maddened knife wielder The victims were Mr and Mrs Joe Sazio and their 20 year old daughter Maria and Mrs Lena Amistani and Sazios son John Sheriff James Leavitt said a man who gave his name as Peter Dalosi 45 a lumber mill worker was being questioned about the mass slayings Attacked In Home Sazio his wife and daughter were attacked in their home The slayer dismembered Sazios body Leavitt said The victims fought with the at tacker the sheriff said After ascertaining all three were dead the killer fled from the home and down a nearby road PILOT OF PLANE Encountering Sazioa son and Mrs Amistani about John three eighths of a mile from Sazios home Leavitt said the slayer began strik ing at them viciously with his keen edged weapon Falls Beneath knife The younger Sazio attempted to fight off the maddened killer but fell beneath a rain of knife slashes Then the killer turned upon Mrs Amistani and inflicted 15 knife wounds Dalosi was placed to jail where Sheriff Leayitt questioned him TSKi the motive for the slayings Union Head Sees Little Merit in Plan for Board Says Men Not Interested in Steel Industry Would Be Hard to Find PITTSBURGH June 11 F Tighe president of the Amalga mated Association of Iron Steel and Tin Workers today said There is little or no merit in the govern ments proposal for a special tcree ban board to settle disputes in the steel industry The veteran union leader who has called a convention for June li in Pittsburgh to decide a strike will be called said his oojec tion to the plan was partly based on the impracticability of finding men who would have utterly no in terest in the steel industry to serve as members of the board In the judgment of the men themselves there is no one who could represent them or protect their interest as men who are working at it who know working Clyde Holbroolc pilot of the Newark to Chicago airliner that crashed In the Cntskill mountains and was destroyed by fire Associated Press 2 MORE NATIONS PLAN TO DEFAULT Belgium and Czechoslovakia Inform U S of Stand on War Debts WASHINGTON June 11 BeUrium and Czechoslovakia have informed the tjnited State intend to default on their wa debt instruments due June 15 Paul Mayr ambassa dor was to hav left a note with Undersecretary o State Phillips late Saturday ia Belgium would default for ttt fourth time Defaulted payments from Bel gium amount to 511309453 An ad ditional becomes due June 15 making a total of 518468907 on which Belgium will default Ferdinand Veverka the Czecho slovakian minister called at the state department today and left a note saying his government would npt be able to make a payment of due on June 15 Of that amount is past due and 51168813 becomes due this week Czechoslovakia in the past has been a token payer and defaults this week for the first time In tak ing the step it followed the lead of Great Britain The state department probably will make public the Belgian and Czechoslovakian explanations some time before June 15 conditions what the men go through and who would be fair enough to judge between right and wrong said Tighe Even if three judges are ap pointed it would be practically im possible to find a judge who didnt own at least one share of steel stock or who didnt have an inter est in the industry The board of three was suggested to the union leaders by Hugh S Johnson NRA administration in Washington last week His sugges tion was for a board of three mem bers one representing the compan ies one the employes and one neu tral I SABELLI LAND AT ROME Americans Set Plane Down at Goal After Flight From England ROME June li trans Atlantic airplane Leonardo da Vinci bearing Capt George Pond and Cesare Sabelli landed here at p m today after a flight from Lympne Eng The flyers were welcomed by Gen eral Valle undersecretary of avia tion and a committee of high gen eral of the air corps I The two will be entertained by the government 100 Injured During WeekEnd Political Disorder in France PARIS June 11 violent outburst of antigovernment anti fascist disorders swept French provinces over the weekend One hundred persons were injured Cavalry troops swinging carbine butts at Grenoble and Cambrai charged into manifestators and pro duced scores of cracked heads among communists and socialists The government used troops and gendarmes freely to restore quiet and warned it would not tolerate defiance Other antifascist demonstrations were held at Dcnain and Valencien nes with clashes between crowds and the police Even Paris had a THREE KILLED IN CRASH OF PLANE American Pilot of Ship in Wreck Caused by Fog in Argentina JUNIN Argentina June 11 lP persons were killed today when a PanAmericanGrace air ways plane crashed in Mar Chiqui ta a small lake 200 miles west of Buenos Aires The pilot of the plane which car ried six passengers and a crew of four was Charles F Lindenberg of Los Angeles Cal married The accident was supposed to have been caused by a heavy hog which cut down visibility and pre vented the pilot from observingthe country in which he was appar ently trying to make an emergency landing Man Killed Several Wounded in Havana by Bomb Explosion HAVANA June 11 man was killed and several others were wounded when a bomb exploded to day in the shopping district SHIP DESTROYED BY FIRE 2 DAY SEARCH AT END ix of Bodies Reported to Be Burned Beyond All Recognition DE BRUCE N Y June 11 JIV Discovery of a missing Chicago sound airliner demolished and its occupants dead six of them mrned beyond recognition today mded a frenzied two day search The wreck of the giant plane with ts ghastly cargo was found by W H Ted Hallock volunteer pilot vho made an observation flight or American Airlines operators of he wrecked plane Hallock reported his find to po ice who had been scouring the in accessible countryside in this sec ion of the Catskill mountains Lat er he led a party of state troopers the scene of the disaster in a clump of woods on the mountainside ust across the Ulster county line about 10 miles from here Drive by Auto During his flight Hallock skimmed low over the wreck adenti ied the demolished plane and re tuned to Livingstone Manor Leaving his plane there he and Lee Lord drove by automobile as near as they could to the scene of Lhe crash then trudged the remain ing distance on foot They inspected their gruesome find saw trapped in the wreckage the charred bodies of six of tlie planes occupants The bady of the seventh victim was not badly burned Hallock reported Hallock and Lord walked to 5 jJarmuouseabout 6 miles away and reported by telephone to officials of Newark N J airport and Dr Vic tor G Burke Sullivan county coro ner 4 Passengers Dead The dead were Clyde Holbrook 33 Chicago veteran pilot John Jr 33 Chicago copilot Huckeby 28 Chi cago and four passen gers Harry New York W B Bader W A H C Coppins all of Buffalo From American airlines came a statement ascribing the crash to bad weather The fact that the plane the statement said has been found 40 miles west of the direct course to Albany does not mean that Hol brook intended to land at any place other than his designated des tination as 40 miles is comparative ly a slight detour for a plane fly ing at 140 miles an hour The statement pointed out that a squall area which appeared on the weather map at the time the piano took off from Newark airport late Saturday afternoon apparently had extended its front moving across Turn to infif2 Column 5 527 Motorists Go to Court in Des Momes DES MOINES June 11 Five hundred and twentyseven mo torists appeared in municipal court here today to answer charges of driving with improper headlights Curious Customs When you see a stone or iron ball on the wall of a peaceful coun try estate do you realize that its ancestor was a human head When you watch the dignified ceremony of laying a corner stone do you realize that this ceremony was originally performed with human sacrifices Many of our customs of today are carried over from the earliest barbaric times and most of them were heathen and bloody rites The booklet Curious Customs is an expose that lays bare the real beginnings of the harmless cere monies and customs we practice to day The price is only a six cent cost and postage charge Twins Wont Observe Birthdays Together PUEBLO Colo June 11 Twins born to Mr and Mrs Robert Wood wont celebrate the same birthday One arrived at p m small battle between communist and Friday the other at a m royalist newspaper vendors Saturday They are Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington C I inclose six cents in coin f carefully wrapped for the booklet on Curious Customs Name Street City State Mai to Washington D C
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