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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                i i r vr 10 v A 1 I r North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS ME EDITION yoL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 14 1934 SECTION ONE NO 238 Drafts New Government Sumners Works on Constitution for Philippines By HERBERT PJLUMMER ASHINGTON July 14 High atop the house office building on capi tol hill sits a sort of one man con stitutional con vention drafting a proposed form of government for a people soon to be given their freedom He is Hatton Sumners of Texas chairman of the judiciary committee of the house of repre sentatives and he is performing the task at the re quest of officials of the Philippine islands One the recognized authorities in congress on constitutional law Sumners was asked by the Filipinos to help them in framing their con stitution He will be leaving for Manila in about a month to advise the islands officials in person Meanwhile with a lead pencil he is setting down in longhand on large ruled pad a tentative draft of the document Its a process of seemingly endless revision Thinks Out Loud When the tentative draft is com pleted probably within a week or more Sumners will send it ahead to Manila By the time he arrives in the Philippines it is expected gen eral discussion will have been con cluded and the preliminary draft of the constitution will have taken shape The mildmannered serious and thoughtful Texan is a bit reticen about the importance of his under taking Constitutions are much like ga jnents that clothe the people he gays The best I can do isto work outline and Jetthe it to iieir require In many respects his is a task of pioneering There has been a scar city of material in the Filipino gov ernmental structure to aid him in making his tentative draft He has his own constitu FIVE GIRLS DROWNED IN OKOBOJl Highway Patrol Will Convoy Food Into Frisco had to draw largely on knowledge and study of tional law It will be in the constitutional convention itself that his advice probably will be of most value As he puts it I can talk and think out loud much better than I can write CAFES CLOSE AS VOTE ON GENERAL STRIKE Olson Calls Minneapolis Conference Walkout Voted in Omaha SACRAMENTO July 14 The California highway patrol was ordered by acting Governor Merriam today to cooperate with sheriffs for the safe relay of trucks bearing food into the San Francisco strike area This order given E R Cato chief of the patrol was in line with the governors statement Friday that continued interference by strikers with transportation of necessities of life into the strike district will call for independent action The governor said the highway patrol in each county will cooper ate with the sheriff of that county in seeing that convoys of trucks carrying food to San Francisco pass safely between county boundaries The convoys will be guarded by sheriffs deputies and highway pa trolmen in each successive county Downtown Cafes Closed SAN FRANCISCO July 14 A food shortage resulted in the closing of a number of downtown cafes today and business paralysis grew as a committee of the 140 San Francisco labor unions with 65000 members was called into session to vote on a general strike Union leaders saidthe sentiment spread walkout and that action was expected shortly In the face of the growing threat of the workers to support the mari time strikers President Roosevelts labor disputes board declared terse ly We must find a short cut to CHARGED WITH CHAINING SON peace 2000 Officers Ready Massed 2000 strong along the Member 22 Years Sumners has had long and dis tinguished experience in constitu tional law A member of the house for 22 years specialty he has made it his He has been a prominent figure in all the impeachment trials brought by the house before the senate since he came to congress His last was the role of prosecutor in the trial of Federal Judge Louderback of Cali fornia in the special session of the seventythird congress He argued successfully before the supreme court the case brought to test the constitutionality of the presidents right to veto bills after adjournment of congress Its on this decision President Roosevelt is proceeding in his unusual method of considering legislation passed in the closing days of the last congress FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday slightly cooler in extreme west portion Saturday night somewhat cool er Sunday MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday cooler Saturday night except in extreme southeast cooler hi east and south Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum S3 Minimum in Night 67 At 8 A M 7 Rainfall 10 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO July 14 outlook for the period July 16 to 21 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central Great Plains warm in south portions with temperature somewhat above normal in the north local showers likely but not much precipitation indicated waterfront national guard troops and reinforced police throughout the city stood ready for any emergency Food supplies were depleted to such an extent that a number of cafes closed and some of the larger hotels said they had supplies for only a few days Throughout the bay region thou sands of homes were prepared for a siege housewives having cleaned the shelves of some grocery stores to feed their families Hundreds of automobiles were out of commission for lack of gasoline and on scores of gas stations ap peared the announcements Out of gasoline Trucks Bear Signs Guarded by motorcycle patrol men huge tank trucks rumbled through the downtown streets The truck bore signs emergency ser vice and carried fuel supplies for the police fire department and hos pitals and physicians President Rosoevelts board car ried on its negotiations aided by a plea of its chairman Archbishop E J Hanna for rule by reason Negotiations apparently have reached an impasse declared O K Gushing board member But the board does not intend to abandon its efforts The time has come when we must seek a short cut to peace 6000 Troops on Hand National guard officers said that should the necessity arise they Turn io Page 2 Column 6 MAN KILLED IN ELECTION ROW Another Believed Wounded Fatally at Schoolhouse Voting Quarrel MANCHESTER Ky July 14 UP man was killed and another was believed fatally shot in an ex change of about 50 bullets at the Red Bird schoolhouse near here to day where voters were balloting on candidates for school trustee Kelly Sams 35 was killed and Hugh Spurlock 30 election clerk was not expected to recover from seven gunshot wounds Both were from families prominent in their com munity An almost unbelievable story of cruelty was revealed in Akron Ohio with the arrest of Daniel Thomas 54 former CVVA worker charged with keeping his eight year old son Arthur chained to a post in their home for 30 days Thomas was arrested after neighbors heard him beating his daughter and called police Associated Press Lorenz Pioneer North Rites for Father Local Lawyer Will Be Sunday ROCKFORD July J Lorenz pioneer North Iowa mer chant died Friday night at his nome at oclock He had been in poor health for more than a year suffering from a complication of dis eases He was the father of Attorney Jay W Lorenz of Mason City Funeral services will be held at 3 oclock Sunday afternoon The Rev tonrad Buehler of the Lutheran church will be in charge and burial will be in the Rockford cemetery In Business 47 Years Mr Lorenz who was 74 years of age had been in business in Rock ford 47 years He was a grocer During his long period of resi dence here Mr Lorenz had been prominent in the community and so cial affairs of Rockford being in strumental in promoting many civic activities Leaves Six Children Surviving Mr Lorenz are his widow and six children Attorney Lorenz 410 Seventh street north west Mason City Earl Rockford S Gertrude Bird Rockford Roscoe Rockford who teaches at Ames Kenneth Rockford and Mrs L L Shoemaker 726 Harrison ave nue northwest Mason City Mr Lorenz was a member of the Congregational church At present however thereis no Congregational minister here Hundreds Feared to Have Been Drowned by Floods in Assam SCHOONER TAKEN BY PIRATE GANG Message Found in Floating Bottle Says Captain Held Captive BALTIMORE July 14 Coast guard officers today said they were investigating a message saying the Baltimore schooner A Booth had been seized on Chesa peake bay by a group of men who headed out to sea with her holding the vessels captain a captive The message was found in a floating bottle off Hollands island in the bay about 15 miles off Cam bridge Md Coast guard officials said they were making preparations to send the cutter Apache in search of the schooner if their investigation leads them to believe the message has any foundation in fact The schooner left Baltimore Tues day with a load of slag for Hoop ers island Residents of the island said they had not seen it or its cap tain The craft is owned by Preston Webster The message in the bottle was found by Stanford White a fisher man DARROW CLAIMS NRA IS DIRECTED BY AMATEURS Says Man at Head of It Is a Military Man Not Statesman DULUTH Minn July 14 Clarence Darrow internationally know attorney today charged that the NRA is led by amateurs with no understanding of political eco nomy The trouble with this method is that nobody has been in charge of affairs who is schooled in political economy nothing but amateurs the attorney said at the final ses5 sion of the Minnesota State Bar association here Avoids His Name Darrow who was chairman of President Roosevelts national re covery review board did not men tion Gen Hugh S Johnson the NRA administrator by name Somebody suggested to Roosevelt the NRA and he took it Unfor tunately he did not call around him men of experience in statesman ship Not a Statesman I wont mention who he put at the head of it I cant remember his name I heard he is a military man not a statesman The business collapse was brought on by Wall street money changers the greedy men and the continued Roosevelt at his inauguration promised a peoples administration that he would do his very best and there is no doubt that he has tried The country is like an individual Its easier to get them sick than to get them well Study Plan First Roosevelt said that if he did not hit right the first time he would try again To some people it sounded good but not to me It is better to thoroughly study a plan before ex ecuting it Roosevelt was not a po litical economist the men around him were not men of wide reading and experience We can give them credit for good intentions whether they de serve it or not Somebody suggested to Roosevelt the NRA And he took it There has been plenty of money AUTHOR PASSES Another Bomb Found on Streets of Paris Without Signature SIMLA India July 14 eral hundred persons were feared today to have been drowned in floods which have swept over Assam One thousand square miles are re ported to be seriously affected by flood waters In an area of 300 square miles houses were swept away and all the cattle drowned Johnson Leaves by Special Plane for Talk at Portland OMAHA July 14 by engine trouble to remain here two successive night Gen Hugh S Johnson NRA administrator took off in his special plane from the municipal airport today bound for Portland Ore where he is sched uled to speak tomorrow afternoon PARIS July 14 bomb still without the now famil iar note from the three judges of hell was found today in a street in the southeast section of Paris Yesterday one was found in the base of a lamp post and police be gan investigating a renewal of the campaign of terror which myster iously ceased three weeks ago The bomb found today was placed before a block of apartment houses but the fuse was not lighted Pre sumably It was intended only to frighten used if not wasted I have no doubt of Roosevelts good faith Unfortu nately he did not call around him men of experience in statesmanship He organized the NRA Based on 2 Things The whole NRA program based on two things make prices SAN FRANCISCO July 14 Hawthorne 88 au thor and only son of Nathaniel Hawthorne famed American writer of the nineteenth cen tury died at his home here ear ly today Hawthorne had been in failing health for several weeks after recovering from a critical illness early In June Burned Finger First Casualty of Balloonists Dr Swann Slightly Injurei WhileuXesting Ray Apparatus RAPID CITY S Dak July 14 burned finger suffered b Dr W F G Swann in testing i cosmic ray apparatus is the firs casualty in Moonlight Valley stratosphere camp where Capt Al bert Stevens and Maj William Kep ner are preparing for mans great est flight into the thin upper air Dr Swann director of the Barto research foundation of Franklin In stitute Swarthmore Pa burnec the index finger of his left hand when he accidentally came in con tact with an electric wire carrying 800 volts He was treated by the camp physician and continued working Crowded in the confined gondola ipace filled with scientific equip meet to be taken on the Nationa Geographic societyarmy air corps flight Dr Swann was creating art ficial cosmic rays to satisfy himsell that devices for measuring those French No Comment Upon Speech fitters Silence Upon Foreign Policy Seen as Disappointing By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Disappointment at Chancellor Hitlers failure to discuss German oreign policy was the general re ction to his speech Saturday in European capitals Official comment was withheld n some instances until the text ould be carefully studied Nationalist newspapers in Paris interpreted Hitlers silence on for ign affairs as an indication he is n no hurry to study the French pro josal of an eastern Locarno pace Withhold Comment The French foreign office care ully withheld comment fearful of hampering the delicate Locarno ne gotiations Londons Daily Mail saw as an in dication the German army was res tive Hitlers statement that Presi dent von Hindenburg had reconciled the reichswehr to the present state of affairs Importance also was placed upon the chancellors assertion that the storm troop forces had been in creased against his orders Serving Old Gang The Laborite Herald said Hitler has revealed himself the obedient servant of the old gang ready at any minute to kill anybody in its behalf and the reichtag enthuasti cally followed the leader Many Italian quarters expressed disappointment because foreign policy was not discussed Thousands heard broadcast eager to learn Hitlers attitude toward the pro posed Locarno pact high and cause scarcity But a price is only of value in its relation to other things How would they do it Kill little pigs and throw them out on the prairies to decay while millions are hungry If we are going to get prosper ity by raising prices and causing scarcity why not pass a universal bankruptcy law to get rid of all debts A study of political economy re veals that scarcity is undesirable that paying farmers not to work to cup crops to boost prices is non sense A large part of this program is to pay out checks to cotton and Torn to Pate 2 Column 1 mysterious radiations would be in perfect working order when th largest balloon ever made lifts th wa3 gondola 15 miles into the air Adverse weather conditions stil Man Held at Iowa Falls Breaks Jail FAIRFIELD July 14 Trusty wanted here on a bad check charge escaped jail at Iowa Falls while Sheriff L E Stansbery was preparing to return him for trial BRITISH RACER FOUND GUILTY Kaye Don Is Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Mechanic DOUGLAS Isle of Man July 14 Don British racing driv er was found guilty of a charge of manslaughter today growing out of the death of his mechanic Francis Taylor in a crash during a test run here The trial judge postponed deliver ing the sentence until Monday Don insisted today under cross examination that he thought he showed no carelessness during the test run which resulted in the crash kept the flight personnel ground ed today Major Kepner announc ing Monday would be the earlies possible time for the flight unles an abrupt unexpected change in at mospheric conditions developed Last night Miss Amelia Earhart noted aviatrix and her husband George Palmer Putnam forme New York publisher paid a surprise visit to the camp They spent abou an hour inspecting the gondola an other equipment They planned ti leave by automobile today for a three weeks vacation at a ranch near Sunshine Wyo Pair Sentenced to Prison Get Married BEDFORD July 14 rell Palmer 21 and Florence Mid hour 18 both sentenced to priso for their part in the robbery gan which has been operating in south ern Iowa were married in the Tay lor county jail Palmer was sen tenced to 20 years in prison and hi bride to 10 years Collected in Iowa Sales Taxe DES MOINES July 14 Fred Wray director of the sales ta department of the Iowa board o assessment and review said tha Iowa has collected a total of 5426 03658 in sales tax to date exclud ing receipts from consolidated con cerns operating more than one place of business Make ONEFALLS WHILE WADING OTHERS TRYTOSAVEHER Two Survivors of Party Hysterical Unable to Give Details MORE FIRING SQUADS By WALTER E BROCKMANN Copyright 393J by The Associated Tress BERLIN July 14 fir ing squads and more purging by blood await any who challenge Adolf Hitlers rule of Germany This was the warning Germany pondered today as it digested the chancellors reichstag defense last night of the June 30 liquidation of 77 trators Everyone is to know for all fu ture times Tie said that if he raises his hand for attack against the state certain death will be his lot Build New Germany The speech to which many parts of the world including listened stood today as a definite marker on Hitlers road to the building of a new Germany Hundreds of nazis rose and cheer ed when the explana tion of the execution of storm lead ers and others June ended The chancellor scarcely noticed Turn to PnRC 2 Column T ARNOLDS PARK July 14 Five Orange City girls were drowned in Lake Okoboji today four of them in an attempt to rescue the fifth Seven girls members of a house party of nine spending a week at the resort were trying to wade along a rock reef out to a buoy some 200 feet from the shore at Pillsbury Point The first girl stumbled toppling off the slippery rocks into about eight feet of water Her companions tried vainly to pull her out and four more soon slipped and were floundering in the water The other two succeeded in maintaining their positions on the reef The bodies were recovered a short time later and removed to a nearby pier where efforts were made to resuscitate them without success The dead Margaret Blackburn 28 chaperon Billy Mullenburg 18 Vera Mullenburg 17 Wilma Dimstra 19 Elsie Henvynem 19 Elenor Rosenboom 16 and Mil dred Van Denbos 18 the survivors of the ill fated wading party were in an hysterical condition and could give only an incomplete account of the tragedy Two other members of the house party had remained at their cabin The girls chaperoned by Miss Blackburn instructor in North western junior college at Orange City had started gaily out on their expedition this morning Waded Along Rocks Joining hands they sought to wade along the slippery rocks to the buoy a favorite stunt for va cationers at the local resorts None of them was able to swim and they quickly sank after toppling from the reef Word nf the tragedy major acci dent at the resort since the tragic crash of the lake boats The Thrill er and The Zipper costing nine lives in 1929 spread quickly and boats from all points on the large lake hurried to the point to join the hunt for the bodies Attempt Resuscitation The accident occurred shortly after 11 a m and the first body was recovered 12 minutes later and removed to the state pier where ar tificial respiration was attempted Dr Don Roddewig of Spirit Lake directed the attempt to revive the girls The last body was taken from the water about A strong current which whips along the reef had carried it about 200 feet from Turn to TRKC 2 Column 21 9 FOUND GUILTY OF KNIFE KILLING 2 of Armenians Convicted of First Degree Murder in Slaying Archbishop NEW YORK July 14 Armenians were convicted today of the butcher knife slaying of Arch bishop Leon Tourian in the Holy Cross Armenian church last Christ mas eve The jurys verdict returned at a m after a trial lasting five weeks found two of the Mateos Leylegian and Nishan Sar of first degree mur der for which the death penalty is mandatory The seven others were convicted of first degree manslaugh ter punishable by imprisonment of 10 years to life Leylgian is secretary of the New York branch of Tashnag an Arme nian revolutionary society opposed to the policies of the archbishop The other defendants reportedly are members of the society The churchman was stabbed as he led a procession up the aisle of the church his assailants escaping The nine defendants were round I ed up in the police investigation which followed YUM YUM Here is a fine recipe booklet ideal for this time of year More than 150 recipes which will be very practical for summer months giving attractive variety to the meals without involving added expense So many tasty things can be made from materials already on hand if you have the little recipes and reminders in this booklet Our Washington Information Bu reau has compiled this modern col lection for use of the many house wives who are always anxious to make the summer menus attractive and healthful without extrava gance Order today inclose six cents to cover cost and handling Use this coupon The GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 6 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Soups Salads and Sandwiches Name Street City 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