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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home Rii NEWSPAPER TUAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 17 1934 I I rri THIS PAPERCONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 267 Opposition Is Absent New Dealers Sweep All Democratic Primaries By HERBERT PLUMMER AS KING TON Aug 17 Opposition to the administration in democratic pri maues while never expected to reach appreciable Has been something of a revelation to new dealers by Its absence All have been struck by the fact that to date almost without e x cep t i on in those states 1 where democratic candidates actually were not lyrical in their praise of President Roose velt and the new deal they have trailed the field In Virginia an exception must be made There Senator Hairy Byrd has been rather severe in his criti cism of the cially AAA policies But it is ar gued in Virginia Byrd heads a local organization which is unbeatable and may do and say pretty much what he pleases It has been a different story else where Hard on Critics There is Missouri for example Senator Bennett Clarks record in the seventythird congress toward administration policies in the mak ing shows that at times he was skeptical and at others in open op position Clark backed Representa tive Milllgan in a threeway race for the democratic senatorial nomina tion Millfgan ran third In West Virginia Clem Shaver democratic wneelhbrse was refused the senatorial nomination Charges were made during the campaign that he was not in complete sym pathy with the new deal andhis opponents pointed to the criticisms made by his political mentor John W Davis made chairman of thedemocratic national committee when he was the partys presidential nominee in In Kansas Omar won the democratic nomination for governor on a sweeping proadmin istration platform New Dealers Win Brown of Kentucky was defeated for reelection to the house but the man who beat him was just as ar dent a new dealer as he was The same is true in the cases of the vet eran Representatives McKeown and McClintic of Oklahoma who were defeated New dealers were nominated in Ohio and Nebraska Theres no record to date of LABATT RANSOM UNDER Hitler Says Foreign Hostility STATES REASON case where even a mild democratic critic of the administration has tri umphed The reason is easily understand able Communities which the govern ment has aided financially are eager to maintain the status quo And a good manypersons seem anxious for a continuation of their present state Whether this feeling will prevail until election day in November is the thing which naturally is worry ing some political leaders GOMEZ BLANKS DETROIT 5 TO 0 Yankees Bunch Their Blows OffVicSorrellin 2 Innings NEWYORK Aug 17 Lefty Vernon Gomez shut out the league leading Detroit Tigers with eight scattered hits as the New York Yankees bunched their blows off Vic Sorrel in two innings to take the first game of todays doubleheader 5 to 0 played before a crowd of The victory re duced the Tigers lead to three and onehalf games TfeWeather FORECAST IOWA Unsettled scattered showers In southeast portion Not much change n tempera ture MINNESOTA Unsettled pos sibly shoxVcrs and cooler In northwest portion Friday night Saturday cloudy and cooler probably showers in northeast portion IN MASON CITY GlobsGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday ge Minimum in Night fi5 At 8 A M Friday 70 FOR HIS SEIZURE OF PRESIDENCY Says Outside World Saw Trouble in Death of von Hindenburg HAMBURG Germany Aug 17 Adolf Hitler told the German nation today that for eign hostility toward the reich prompted him to seize quickly the presidential powers of the late Paul von Hmdenbuig Hitler said he appropriated the authority of president instantly and added that his purpose in step ping into the place left vacant by von Hindenburg was to forestall a national calamity The address here heard by ihe entire nation was Hitlers first and only scheduled speech before the plebiscite Sunday in which the Ger man people will be asked to approve his joining the offices of chancellor and reichspresident Preferred Another Way Otherwise we naturally would have chosen another an appeal to the people and then a carrying out of the peoples deci Hitler said In that case the result would have been no different from what it will be he said But the attitude toward Germany abroaddid not permit such calm procedure the chancellor explained When our aged field marshal and reichspresidont after a blessed time closed his eyes there were not a few people outside the reich who saw in his death the beginning of serious internal fights in Germany Wish Father to Thought Elements which we shall never be able to recognize at once trem bled so to speak with anticipatory fears But as is so often the case the wish was father to the thought Impending collapse of the nazi fight between the party and the leaders quar reling about the catchwords of a press whose earnest sympathy with the fate of our people is known to the warld These circles probably cher ished that the a leader for offer pos sibilities for throwing into confu sion public opinion here and and by endless intrigues adding to the already existing in ternational uncertainties Interests of People This game has been frustrated in the interests of the German peo ple and the Admitting authority for simple assumption of the reichspresidency was already his through the en ablng law passed by the reichstag giving the chancellor full power Hitler declared the final decision rests with the people The field marshalreichspresi dent was a unique personality who cannot be he continued His mission as reichspresident found its fulfillment in himself No one in the future shall take that No Favor United Germany asks no favors of a hostile world but has the right to expect to be allowed to go its own way in peace Chancellor Hit ler told shipyard workers in an unscheduled waterfront speech this Highly Organized Patrols on Middle Atlantic Roads TALKING VICTIM Here Is Donald Campbell Columbus Ohio truck driver who has been talking Incessant ly hour by hour for the past week victim of encephalitis traced to a he re than a year ago cians Incoherent mumbling or breaking into gales of laughter his continual speech is reported s 1 o vv 1 y wearing down his strength a tour of Hamburg political speech to with a united afternoon Hitler on prior to his night talked briefly to the work ers of Hamburgs hard hit harbor about the problem of restoring Germanys industrial prosperity I am convinced it can be solved only by a united nation leadership backed by the strength of the ExSunday Scbool Teacber Is Accused COUNCIL BLUFFS Aug 17 Thompson 23 of Council Bluffs former Sunday school teacher who allegedly turned bandit after a long term of unemployment was charged with automobile theft hi a preliminary information in municipal court here filed Stolen Auto Wrecked AMES Aug 17 Police Chief W J Cure of Ames was advised that two men giving their names as W B Allsup and Frank Hutt were arrested at Van Buren after having wrecked an stolen in Ames from Holbert Wednesday automobile Prof J C Japan Considers Sending Moscow General Warning Studies Move as Its Next Step in Their Gravely Strained Relations TOKIO Aug 17 Japan ese government Is considering the possibility cE send a general warn ing to Moscow as the next step in their gravely strained relationship a foreign office spokesman said to day This procedure has not yet been decided upon he added The spokesman said the possible warning would recount many fron tier incidents including alleged soviet plots and provocations Settlement ofpast cases would be urged with assurances requested against repetitions But such a warning will not necessarily carry the official asserted This spokesman denied the arrest of 17Russian officials and employes of the Chinese Eastern railway in Manchukuo this week or other trou bles there were connected with the deadlock in Japanese negotiations for purchase of the railway from the soviet The arrests in which the Russians xvere charged with revolutionary plotting against Manchukuo Tragedy at Ossining Causes Demand for New Laws EDITORS This the third of a series of articles describing rmUoimicle methods to reduce traffic NEW YORK Aug1 17 organized patrols in the middle At lantic states exercise constant vlg ilance to keep highways free of ac cidents The recent tiagedy at Osslnlng N Y in which 10 persons were kil when an excursion bus went ove an embankment caused a wide spread demand for more stiingcn laws governing motor vehicle opcr atioh Reduce Speed Limits i New Yorks legislature began im mediate debate on measures to re duce the speed of buses and hepvy trucks to 35 miles an hour fiv miles an hour slower than the speec allowed pleasure cars Otherbill envision state bus inspections three times yearly fixing rrigd brake re quirements and boosting life insur ance for bus passenger from the present a bus to passenger In Pennsylvania similar legisla tion is already in effect to safe ijuard its highways Every automo bile is required to be inspected twice a year during fixed periods At other times members of the state highway patrol stop automobiles at con stantly shifted inspection stations Safety Requirements In where the periodical Epecfiori of under way safety requirements have been made more drastic Delaware started operation of Us highway patrol the first of August and immediately a decrease in high way accidents occurred In New York City where a safety contest has been under way between ill police precincts since June 1 mo or car deaths have decreased 8 pe cent injuries per cent and acci dents TVi per cent as compared with last year Herring Reported to Be Improved Still Confined to House DES MOINES Aug 2lyde L Herring was reported to e considerably improved at his home here today The governor became III after contracting a slight case of grippe at Cedar Rapids yesterday and was forced to cancel speaking engage ments He was resting at his home today and did not plan to return to his office at the statehouse until to morrow or Monday purely Manchukuos affair are and Manchukuo is an independent stafte said the official Concerning the Chinese Eastern railway negotiations we consider them stil in progress and not broken CornHog Contracts Survey in Iowa Goes Into Home Stretch DES MOINES Aug 17 The survey of Iowa cornhog contracts for overstatement of production was speeding toward the finish today as AAA officials announced release of five more counties from suspension of benefit payments The counties cleared were Shelby VVoodbury Ringgold Plymouth and Emmet bringing the total to 58 Belief that the survey would be com pleted probably next week was stated by Leslie M Carl chairman of the cornhog board of review Meanwhile more than of Uncle Sams cash was jingling in the jeans of farmers In three coun ties Lee county farmers received in benefitchecks Hardln county and Louisa county ONLY F R CAN BLOCK STRIKE McMahon Makes Declaration on ReElection as Head of Textile Union NEW YORK Aug 17 Thomas F McMahon reelected to day as president of the Ulnted Textile Workers of America de clared that only President Roose velt could avert a general strike in the cotton textile industry Emil RIeve of Milwaukee who yesterday led an insurgent group in a successful move to have the convention direct the executive council to call a strike affecting workers in the cotton textile industry on or before Sept pre sided as temporary chairman dur ing the election McMahons selection marked an about face for the insurgents who threw their support to him after early morning coniferences An attempt waa made to present the name of Morris E George Lew iatown a rayon worker and leader of a strike against the Vis cose company but George declined In favor of McMahon BUS DRIVER INJURED By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A nationwide strike of cotton textile are In the United to be called within two weeks Orders fixing the walkout by Sept 15 were given by the conven Turn lo raje 2 Column 3 CLAIM 1934 TAX WILL BE LOWEST IN IOWA HISTORY Foster Says Sales Levy Will Handle Most of Government Cost DES MOINES Aug 14 OT Retail sales tax income will pay most of the cost of state govein ment and pctmtt the lowest pioper ty tax levy for 1931 within the his tory of the slate John W Foster senior member and vice chairman of the Iowa boaid of assessment and icview piedictcd today The 1934 levy on propcity for stale expenses will be Jess than one mill the board member assert ed The board now is compiling final figures on which to base the levy to be collected in 1935 Six million dollars is anticipated from the retail sales tax government expenses former Sen ator Foster pointed out This would leave only of the amount set by the legislature for annual expenses to be raised by property tax Compared With Other Levies Tho fractional mlllage lovy which Senator Foster believes the sales tax income will permit com pares with mills levied last year and eight mills in 1932 The 1932 levy however waa on 25 per cent of valuation of the present tem thT IcvyHs ffxeli cent of the assessed valuation of the property taxed The regular session of the forty fifth general assembly designated to bo provided by the Doard of assessment and review by evy of state tax for 1934 collec tible in Senator Foster ex plained The extra It passed the three point tax bill con sisting of income tax corporation ax and sales that ommencing with the 1934 state ax levy the board in making such evy shall take into consideration he anticipated amount of quartcr y payments to be made to ihe state fund under the new law and shall reduce accordingly the levy by such amount as so anticipated Indicates Quarterly The returns from the sales tax clearly indicate there will be turned over to the state fund quarterly pr a total of six million annually This will almost take care of the amount specified by the legislature o be raised by state levy It is per fectly plain now that six millions of the will be paid from he new tax source fit will require the levying next year of onlya Bmall fraction of a mill of property tax for state pur poses This vve believe Is the smal est levy for state purposes ever made in Iowa The value of property and the ax base have been continually de creasing and will grow less until here Is recovery from this dcpres for Relief The board member pointed out al so that the sales tax already has provided for emergency relief this year The legislature made a 000 appropriation for direct relief o care for the unemployed and needy persons during the year he said This appropriation was matched y an equal amount from the federal fovernment making available for purposes a total of f It were not for these new taxes levy on property would have been necessary to pay the as t will require that amount for re lef purposes MILLIONAIRE BREWER RELEASED Hemingway Kilmo Arrive at Havana HAVANA Aug 17 er Hemingway and Bob Kilmo of VIt Vernon Iowa who sailed from Key West Saturday in an IS foot iloop arrived at Havana They are nroute to Venezuela Hemingway s a brother of Ernest Hemingway he author Students at Iowa DES MOINES Aug 17 Student attendance at the Unlver ity of Iowa during the school year f 193334 totaled according D a report received by the state oard of education EXPORT QUOTA FOR U S LOW Nation Can Sell 10 Million Bushels and Argentina 150 Million LONDON Aug 17 United States was tentatively allo cated a 193435 wheat export quota of bushels by the inter national wheat conference today the Associated Press waa Informed by an official source Argentina s export quota waa placed at bushels this source added It was extremely doubtful that these figures would be altered he said expressing confidence no ap preclable change tn them would be made at any rate The low figure set for the United States was a startling one to ob servers although It was known she was willing to accept a considerable reduction because of the drought It had been said on good authority 30 bushels would be acceptable to Washington Argentina had asked an allotment of bushels for export What figures were allocated to Canada and Austrailla the worlds two other largest producers could not be learned definitely It was re liably reported however that Can adas would be about bushels and Australias about 140 bushels Ten Army Bombing Planes Ready for Start From Alaska JUNEAU Alaskn Aug 17 Crews of 10 United States army bombing panes hoped for favorable weather today for a nonstop flight from here to Seattle The squadron which has been en gaged in making aerial surveys ar rived here late yesterday from Fair banks From Seattle the flyers will re turn to Washington where the flight started last month HAS SECOND NOTE FROM KIDNAPERS Wife 50 of 28 Year Old Evangelist Bearing Up Under Strain GOLDSBORO N Can 17 R H Askew was report ed today to have received a second communication from the presumed kldnapeis of her husband Four Squaie Gospel evangelist who has been missing since Tuesday Federal agenta assigned to the case by the division of investigation department of justice and Sheriff Paul Garrisons office veiled their investigations and upon their in structions Mrs Askew declined to annwor questions about the hunt for her missing year old husband Reports from reliable sources however said she received a tele gram sent from Washington which said Have the money ready Satur Receives Typed Note LOCAL HOG PRICES TOP AT TIME SINCE 1931 Top hogs Friday at the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant struck a top of the highest price paid since the fal of 1931 A sensational rise of 35 cents Friday on best hogs followed a rifling market of sev eral days Last Wednesday Mrs Askew re ceived through the malls a typed note which told her Get at once or you will never see your husjand again Instructions will follow It was mailed in Goldsboro and bore no sig nature Two federal agents were here working on the case They explained their request that Mrs Askew re fuse any information about the case by saying they feared some thing might be disclosed which would endanger the evangelist3 life First of all we want to get Askew safely said one of the agents who declined to permit use of his name Over 50 Years Old Mrs Askew who Is over 50 years old was reported to be bearing up well under the strain of her hus bands absence and the letter and telegram indicating he had been kidnaped Women of her husbands congre gation were constant visitors at the Askews little home here She is being very one of them said as she departed The youthful evangelist and his Wife for the past threeyears have spent much of their time traveling over the sontlncnt conducting services They came to Goldsboro last October Mr Askew ia a native of Onslow county N and was superintendent of schools at Blow ing Rock N prior to their marriage 5 CANADIAN FREED BY ABDUCTORS RETURNS HOME One Report Denies Any Money Paid Another Set at TORONTO Aug 17 from an authoritative soutco that no ransom was paid to effect the return by kidnapers of John S Labatt London brewer in formation was made public in Ham ilton today that less than ransom was paid for the release of John Labatt This statement made a few hours after the wealthy London brewer had been released from a gang which held him captive 65 houis followed one declaration that not a cent of was paid nnd another that the 000 demanded had been put up Labatt was Interrogated at the home of his brother Hugh In Lon don by a police official and Canad ian police drove an at tempt to round up the criminals Says CoOporation Lacking At Atty W Roebuck issued in which he said he regretted a lack of cooperationinthe Labatt case Tho report at Hamilton said a sum the exact figure ofwhich was not stated was fixed a conference wlthvthekidnapers contact likewise said that argumenta reduction of the ransom originally de mandedwere that John Labatt had failess t money than was ganeraHy belloved thatthe amount demanded could not bo raised relative familydis counted rumors that Hugh could havo paid the ransom Hugh was reported to have obtained the money from abranch of the Bank of Nova Scotia Bank Closed at Time a matter of said the relative the bank waa closed when ha was supposed to have got the money doubf if that bfanch of i bank If it did it wouldbo in large denom ination bills which the kidnapers would never AttorneyGeneral Roebuck made the following statement concerning Labatfs kidnaping He was blindfolded been continuously blindfolded since the time he waa taken He was left in the vicinity ofForest Hill village from where he took a taxi to the Royal York hotel where Hugh awaited He was immediately carried from there by his own friends in a car to London Drove Several Hours At the time of his release he drove between five and six hours Turn to race 2 Column St Dont Neglect Em Do you realize how many ail ments your feet are subject fallen arches corns Ingrown nails callosities warts athletes foot chilblains blisters Do you know the many simple causes of these sometimes serious properly fitted shoes or stockings incorrect standing and walking lack of proper exercise Are you aware that from the feet spring disorders that sometimes result in permanent injury or death Too great stress cannot be put on the importance of correctly caring for the feet They are the founda tion on which you stand Tho booklet CARE OF THE FEET contains authoritative gen eral Information on home treatment of minor foot ills selection of cor rect shoes and stockings simple forms of exercise that will strength en and improve your feet Send for your copy of this helpful booklet today Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling Use this coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette 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