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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1934, Mason City, Iowa E R I I MEM ARf CfT or i AA r no i M F j Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AJLL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 14 1934 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION DUE NO 213 Pay for Own Telegrams Congressmen Upset at Loss of Old Privileges L By HERBERT PLUMMER ASHINGTON June 14 Young Mr Vai ren of Nort Carolina cniir man of the nous committee oh ac counts starte something wiie he clamped down on those con gressmen in th habit of sendin personal tele grams at t h taxpayers e K pense Warren w h holds thtpurse strings f o r e x penses incurred hy the house in performance of of ficial duties recently complainci the telegraph bill had jumped from last year to tii year It was 567000 more than he had estimated it would be He wrote each member of the house a letter informing him un frankable telegrams would charged against his salary Then he proceeded to send out bills In most instances the members grudgingly paid off They didnt lik it but Warrens threat of full pub licity alarmed them This is elec tion year and none of them can af ford to take chances Tantrums End Bill One of the members billed by Warrens office is jnst rounding ou1 his eighteenth consecutive year in the house and holds a high posi tion The amount involved was slightly more than J3 When this particular member ceived the hill he almost raised the roof of his office He was all the mote infuriated because only a HtUe while before he had jokingly taunt ed a colleague for receiving a bill from Warren Vowing he wouldnt pay and storming that in all the years he had been in congress never ha3 he out unfrankable material from effice ha dispatched bos tary to Waifrens onfflg Mr Warren was sorry his old friend was offended tore up the bill in the secretarys presence and requested that the boss be advised to forget all about it Senate Gets Gravy The resentment of members of the house over this sort of thing goes deeper than the mere fact that their telegrams are being watched It is rooted in the fact that while the two houses of congress are con stitutionally equal the senate usual ly gets the gravy This is because the senate has fewer self constituted watch dogs That fine old members of that body to do pretty much as they please It works all the way from a shave and a haircut in their own private barber shop to drinking mineral waters in their cloakrooms Its far different in the houre There are any number of selfap pointed guardians of the peoples rights there to stop anything that even smacks of a raid on the treas ury ROADS GUARDED NEAR IOWA CITY Frank Buck Clawed and Bitten by Cub CHICAGO June 14 the steeple climber who broke his arm fallingout of bed Frank Buck of bring em back alive fame to day had a bandage on his hand in jured when clawed and bitten by a tiger cub While inspecting a cage an eight months old cub suddenly seized the hand SKt Nothing of Value in Plane Victims Luggage PAPERS WILL BE SENT TO OWNER BY NAVAL CHIEF Documents Were Not of Confidential Nature to Navy WASHINGTON June 14 Rear Admiral Joseph K Taussig assistant chief of naval operations said in a statement today the navy had found nothing of value in papers and chemicals in the lug gage of William Bader Buffalo chemical engineer who fell to his death with six others in an airplane crash Saturday night on a Catskill mountainside The documents obtained yester day by a naval intelligence officer from Coroner Victor G Bourke at Liberty New York have been or dered returned to the owner SernetSolvay company which em ployed Bader Taussig talked by telephone this morning with Rear Admiral Yates Stirling Jr commandant of the third naval district at New York who had beeu instructed to inves tigate reports that secret naval documents and formulae had been found in the plane Stirling Taussig said told him hat an officer sent yesterday from New York to the scene of the dis aster had found no documents or papers of a secret or confidential nature whatever belonging to the navy department TALKS STEEL STRIKE Roy Kelsey repre sentative of the Amalgamated Association of Iron Steel and Tin Workers came to Gary Ind from Washington to con fer with union officials in the big Gary steel district concern ing the threatened strike of steel workers Associated Press Green Opposes Proposed Labor Bill as Vague CLOUD OF MYSTERY Copyright 1034 by The Associated Press LIBERTY N Y June 14 hc United States navy departmen n a sudden surprise move into the nvestigation of Saturdays airliner rash on Last Chance mountain had stirred up a cloud of mysterj parks today from a document re overed from the wreckage and aptioned Formula for Explosive Wea A naval intelligence department fficer his aide and a naval chauf eur appeared here late yesterday nd departed three hours later with ocuments and chemicals which loroner Victor G Bourke had re overed from the luggage of Wil am Baxter Bader Buffalo chem cal engineer who was one of the even victims of the airliner crash Greater Authority When surprise was expressed that le coroner should relinquish posses ion of evidence which had been ex ected to figure in the inquest set or 4 oclock this afternoon he said e had turned over the evidence be ause an authority greater than mt of the county or state had de manded it A long conference in which the aval agent his aide the coroner nd the district attorney for this ccunty participated preceded the decision of Dr Bourke to turn over the papers Earlier in the day it has been learned the coroner was ad vised from direct orders of Assistant Naval Secretary agents of the naval department would appear and de mand the papers and chemicals So that there might be no danger of Turn to Fage 3 Column 2 FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy cooler in west and central portions showers in east portion Thurs day night Friday generally fair cooler in east and central portions MINNESOTA Generally fair and cooler Thursdaj night Friday fair cooler in extreme s east portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 83 Minimum in Night 60 At 8 A M Thursday 66 Rainfall 02 After almost a week of rainless weather a light shower got under way in the early hours Thursday and developed a brisker tempo in the early forenoon It was of the drizzle type with every drop pene trating into the soil At the drizzle had ceased and an additional 25 of an inch of precipitation had been deposited in the GlobeGazettes rain gage This DROUGHT AGAIN GIVEN SETBACK Raia General Over Western and North Iowa Only Trace in East The drought suffered another set back in north and western Iowa Thursday as rains became general Mason City had a light shower in the early forenoon that developed into a brisk rain and lasted until oclock when a fourth of an inch of rain had fallen Rain clouds floated in from the west but their moisture was nearly depleted as they reached central Iowa the Des Mones bureau said Eastern Iowa received only a few traces Lamoni received the heaviest shower overnight which totaled 98 of an inch Other precipitations were 90 at Inwood 65 at Atlantic 62 at Sioux City 57 at Carroll 54 at Creston 53 at Clarinda 40 at Councir Bluffs 28 at Albia 10 at Anything More as Steel Unions Plan Strike WASHINGTON June 14 Opposition to the administrations substitute Wagner labor bill was voiced today by William Green president of the American Federa tion of Labor who termed il vague in its provisions indefinite in character and devoid of clarity in purpose scope and meaning Democratic leaders were making plans to push through congress the bill which provides for appointment of conciliation boards which could be employed in an effort to avert the strike set for Saturday Hugh S Johnson NRA adminis trator said today I dont see any thing more I can do in the threat ened steel strike They Wont Trade If there were anything more I could do I would try it Johnson said but you cant trade with a man who wont trade I made a sug gestion but they would make no concessions Johnson explained the strike situ ation was outside his jurisdiction since all strikes or threatened trikes had been placed by executive irder under the national labor board headed by Senator Wagner D Y Johnson said he had entered the situation only in an effort to help ut but that the steel workers had ejected his offer Invited to Explain Im not going to Pittsburgh No xdy from NRA is going he added The Amalgamated Association of ron Steel and Tin Workers was neeting in Pittsburgh today John on had been invited to explain his Turn to Pajte 3 Column 3 Mrs Zukors Jewels and Money Taken Film Magnates Wif Reports Theft of CHICAGO June 14 Adolph Zukor wife of the film magnate reported to the police to day that she had been robbed o in money and jewelry whil staying at the Blackstone hob last night Mrs Zukor said she awoke i midnight and noticed a light shin ing into her bedroom from anothe room of her suite She arose to in vestigate and found a black Frenc bag had been taken from the room It contained a 75000 necklac made up of 79 pearls with a plat inum clasp set with an 8 kara diamond In addition there was a cluste diamond ring set with three larg and several small diamonds value at 58000 a diamond brooch sev eral bits of jewelry of lesser value and 550 in cash Mrs Zukors maid Anita Sachs 29 was sleeping in an adjoinin room and was unaware of the but glary Lieut William J McFarlanc head of the police jewelry detail examined the locks on the door an expressed belief the intruder ha gained entrance from the hotel cor ridor with a pass key Mrs ZuKor however said she was certain sh had double locked the door upo entering Mrs Zukor had registered at th Blackstone last Saturday and wa awaiting her husband who is ex pected from New York this They forthe Pacific coast tonight SENATE NEARING TUGWELL VOTE Confirmation Seen as Sure Opposed by Dickinson and Byrd WASHINGTON June 14 ffith each speaker limited to 15 minutes debate the senate this af eraoon approached what appeared ertaiu confirmation of Rexford G ugwell as undersecretary of rgri ulture Democratic leaders after hours of nlimited debate said approval ot promotion from assistant ecretarv was assured before night all The debate limitation started at 3 m Senators Black DAla and RNebr upheld the Tug cause while Senators Byrd i D and Dickinson RIowa took he opposite viexv Dickinson extended his criticism o Secretary Wallace and said he vould oppose confirmation of any views tended toward the rong economic path and were im lied if not actually socialistic Democratic leader Robinson ask d the lowari if he would oppose a lan just because he did not agree ith his views and Dickinson said e would not I would consider the economic iews of the senator from Arkansas afe he said That makes me a little suspi ous of myself Robinson replied Nation Observes 157th Birthday of Old Glory brought the June moisture total to I Des Moines 08 at Estherviile and Greene Holds Special1 Celebration With 15 Bands Playing By ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday was Old Glorys birth day Tlie nation observed it by fuiiirg her 157 year old banner proudly to the breezes in Flay Day exercises throughout the land The stars and stripes became the American flay by act of the Con tinental Congress June 14 1777 The flag committee consisting of George Ross and Robert Mturis conferred with Betsy Ross at her store in Philadelphia and the Quaker City needlewoman then fa shioned the red white and blue em blem Presence of the navys grand fleet added color to New Yorks Flag sixth floor observatory of the Em pire State building Admiral Davis F Sellers Commanderinchief of the fleet was the principal speaker Historic Fort Niagara N Y Lhe only United States army post to fly anything but the stars and stripes observed the day by replacing faded French British and American fiags with new ones The fleur re lys of ancient France the British flag as it was before the Irish St Pat ricks cross was included and the American flag of 1812 with 15 stripes and 15 stars are flown side by side at the fort which was ncld by both France and England before America gained it The Commercial club and city of Greene arranged a flag day cele bration and band festival with ten certs by 15 bands and address by Gov Clyde Herring Softball games in the morning afternoon and eve 231 inches j 02 at Fort Dodge t day celebration marked by a parj ningand a stage revue were also ade and exercises on the eightyj planned YOUNG DAWES LOANS PUT OFF FOR SIX MONTHS Reichsbank of Germany Calls Moratorium on Foreign Debts BERLIN June 14 The reichsbank today declared a six months moratorium on its foreign obligations including the Young and Dawes loans No cash transfers will be made from July 1 1934 to Dec 31 1934 The moratorium affects all me dium and long term foreign obliga tions By the one stroke Germany will save herself more than 300000000 marks more than in foreign exchange for the second half of 1934 The German institute of business research estimates a saving of 245000000 marks in the servicing of private loans and 65 000000 marks in the servicing of state loans No Direct Mention There is no direct mention of either the Young or Dawea loan in the 10 page communique telling o the moratorium since such loans are a government affair but it was reliably reported that there will be no exchange available for serving such loans The reichsbank communique car tied a strict denial of humors in the foreign press regarding the infla DICTATORS IN CONFERENCE ADOLF HITLER BENITO MUSSOLINI terming them irresponsible babble We will keep the German mark stable and have the power to do so the communique stated firmly adding that foreign pressure had been brought to bear in the direc tion of a devaluation Bank Explains Position In explaining its position for de clining to devalue the mark the communique declared Neither is there the slightest reason for assuming that foreign countries would quietly stand for a policy of forced exports made pos sible through the devaluation of ex change nor can we expect from such forced exports an increasein our foreign exchange we would have to pay much more for he raw materials necessary to us n a devalued exchange than is the case today International Bank Protests BASEL Switzerland June 14 IJP Bank for International Set lements today protested against he German moratorium on Dawes and Young loan payments as viola ions of the treaties of The Hague and Lausanne Former House Painter and Blacksmiths Son Meet to Talk Over Fate of Europe Mussolini at to Welcome Hitler to Italy VENICE June 14 forme house painter and the son of blacksmith met today to discuss Hi fate of Europe of the naz party the othervwas Benito Mus solini premier of Italy and leade BRITAIN PLANS TO PAY NOTHING Cabinet Has Not Yet Drawn Up Reply to Note From Washington LONDON June 14 ritain will pay nothing on the war ebts installment due the United tales tomorrow it was stated of cially today The cabinet has not yet written s reply to Washington but it was nnounced that Secretary of State ulls note suggesting payments in ind would not change Britains or inal decision to default Because of the pressure of other alters including the question of he policy toward India and the ascistcommunist situation the abinet has not yet had time to onsider the recent American debt ote fully A reply may not be written be 3re early next week with the pos bility existing that an official re y may not be sent a point on hich the cabinet is undecided since he Washington note was in reply to ne from Great Britain No instructions have been sent as et to Sir Ronald Lindsay ambassa or to Washington but he may be 3ked to enquire exactly what the nited States means by payment kind 4 Nations to Default WASHINGTON June 14 aly Poland Rumania and Hun ary told the state department to iy they will default on their war i deft payments due tomorrow of the fascists Hitler flew here in a trimotore airplane accompanied by Constan tin von Neurath his foreign min ister and a staff of diplomats Welcomed at Airport Der fuehrer was welcomed at th airport by il duce The former wa n civilian clothes the latter wore ie uniform of a corporal the rank both he and the German leade held in the World war All Italy and especially Venice were wildly excited by the meetiug and the prospects that now tlure was an opportunity for an attempt o reach an ItaloGerman accord on he subject of disarmament and the eastern European situation It Austria would be brouerht under even intimated that the question of consideration When Hitler climbed down from he airplane at Nicelli air field at a m today Mussolini swung his right hand upward in a Roman alute They Shake Hands The German dictator was dressed n a dark suit and wore a light Jrown raincoat He held his brown hat in one hand as he shook hands with Premier Mussolini and Fulvio Suvich Italian undersecretary of state Both Hitler and Mussolini smiled when they spoke to each other and I Duces smile was much the broader Mussolini said he welcomed Hitler to Italy and the German nodded in response The dictators then turned to walk toward a waiting motor boat a short distance away Hitler close at Mussolinis right Bearing a huge nazi flag the motorboat dashed rapidly across the lagoon receiving salutes from Italys Adriatic destroyer squadron as it passed Under Brilliant Sun The lagoon gleamed under a bril liant sun and a bright blue sky When the motoiboat went by Ven ices famous piazza San Marco thousands of Venetians roared a welcome to both premiers When the party arrived at the Grand hotel Hitler left the boat first as the crowd gathered about and cheered The premiers entered the hotel but shortly reappeared in Turn lo Pane 3 Column 3 WOULDNT KNOW BABIES APART Mother of Quadruplets City Appears Pensive FIGHT FACTS oclock Thursday eve ning Island City N y Baer chal lenger and Prime Camera champion for worlds heavy weight title 15 rounds most com plete sports coverage will be pro vided by the GlobeGazette with public address broadcasts and an extra fight edition See the sports page for details SAC CITY June 14 Larry Wycoff 30 whose five old quadruplets are the sensation o Sac City appeared a little pensiv today to newspapermen who visitec her in her modest three room home I dont think Id know one o them from the other she sighed They only let me have them on day and I havent seen them since Dr G N Swearingen who deliv ered the babies is keeping them in an improvised electric incubator al us home where they continued to ihow improvement in health as well as vocal accomplishments today Gain Two Ounces Two of one and number three as Dr Swearingen irefers to refer to four iound Lester Dean and three pound avonne two ounces ach in weight since yesterday The doctor numbered the babies 0 avoid confusion at feeding time fumerically they follow in the or ei in which they were born the usky baby boy first and his three ess robust sisters The smallest umber four is Lorraine Delaine wo and onefourth pounds I think I could pick out little jorraine Delaine from the others all right Mrs Wycoff continued he doctor tells me they havent hanged very much Mother Still in Bed Although Mrs Wycoffs condition ontinues to improve along with he quadruplets she is still confined 1 bed I dont miss the quadruplets so uch as 1 do my other children le declared things surely seem uiet around this place Four of the other Wycoff child en left Sunday to remain with rel tives near Storm Lake Iowa until eir mother is able once again to ire for the household Her 18 onths old daughter remains ai the ycoff home where neighbors are elping Mr Wycoff a week Sac unty highway worker with the ousework In Separate Baskets Dr Swearingen is allowing a timate friends of the Wycofis to it the quadruplets who lie in sep ate baby baskets in a large crib nder a tent of blankets heated om beneath by electric Hght globes The visitors do not seem to Turn to Pajtc 3 Column 1 POLICE OFFICER AND DAVENPORT MAN ABDUCTED Walcott Veterinarian Is Believed 3rd Victim of Desperado DES MOINES June 14 ficers today were covering the high ways leading into Iowa City upon reports to the state bureau of in vestigation that a car driven by a man who kidnaped two Davenport residents had been seen on highway No 6 The reports of the sighting of the car were received by Chief Park A Findley of the State bureau of investigation A squad car manned by state agents was sent to the vicinity while the state police radio broadcast a warning to all peace officers Pindley also notified police au thorities in Cedar Rapids Iowa City Washington and Muscatine The kidnaper apparently changed ars near Walcott Findley said He expressed belief that the man sought may be Elbert Riley said to e wanted for harboring John Dil linger 3 Supposed Victims DAVENPORT June 14 thorities were conducting an inten sified hunt here today for a kid naper and his three supposed vic tims Reports to authorities from wit nesses stated that Police Officer Elmer Schleuter and Al Schultze secretary of the Davenport West ern league baseball club had been forced into a carand compelled to drive west out of thecityi Police laterexpressed betfrf thafe Dr W H Pitch Walcott veterinar ian may have been a third kidnap victim SchuIUe Car Found The Schultze car into which the gunman forced the officer and Schleuter was found abandoned near Blue Grass and near it was a bottle of veterinarian supplies iden tified as belonging to Dr Fitch re ported missing A report was received by police iat Dr Fitch had left the C A 3ernick farm near Blue Grass and was driving toward Davenport vhen it is believed by authorities hat his car was commandeered Schultze and Schleuter were kid laped at a m by an armed nan whom the officer attempted to rrest in Le Claire park on sus icion Officer Is Disarmed Reports to police indicated that he gunman had disarmed the offi er stopped Schultzes car while e was driving by and forced chleuter into the machine and ord red Schultze to drive west out of he city Schultzes car was found at noon bandoned two miles west of Blue rass In the car was a brief case elieved to have been carried by le gunman Reports from Blue rass also indicated that pieces of ope and some cloth gags had been mnd in the car Reports that the gunman may ave been a member of the Dillin er gang could not be verified Witnesses Differ Witnesses differed as to the ver ons of the actual kidnaping Po fTuni 3 Cotnnm 41 USE OF WORDS This is not merely a reference booklet one to be consulted when you are in doubt about the use or spelling of a word It is also a book to he studied read and reread fre quently This will not only aid you in avoiding errors but will enrch and enlarge your vocabulary ID a 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