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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 18, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home SEE VOL XL THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NE1GHBO3S HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1KE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 18 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 268 Memories Are Stirred Marine Vorps Men Recall Old Days in Haiti By HERBERT PJLUMMER ASHINGTON Aug 18 departure of the 1e a t hernecks from Haiti or dered by Presi dent Roosevelt as concrete evidence of his good neighbor policy toward the coun tries to the south stirs mem ories of those within that cele brated corps To one marine officer in Wash ington however the evacuation of the marines takes on special mean ing He is Capt Jack has done more perhaps than an other person to record in histor the occupation of Haiti by marines The tall slender hard feature Craige epitomizes the popular con ception of a devildog At various times in his colorfu career Captain Craige has been th inspiring genius of marine corp publicity in Washington What Went On He came to headquarters here a the close of the World was as aid to the man who has been dubbed the greatest leatherneck of em all Gen Gabe Lejeune las commander of the second division which included the marine brigadt and now in retirement at Lexington Va as president of the Virginia Military institute Craige voluntarily assumed thi job of making Uncle Sams sea sol diers as well known as their breth ren in the army and navy How wel he succeeded is known to every branch of service Yet it is with Haiti and the ma rine occupation of that republic thai Craiges name 13 remembered prin cipally For three years he was district commander in the interior HaituWhenhe cameoutJieMd seejj and an Arabian nights tale of adven ture His book perhaps better than any document extant permits an out sider a glimpse of what really went on in Haiti while the marines were in control It also records for his story the strange place Haiti occu pied in the colonial annals of the world Drums Never Quiet Craiges headquarters in Haiti were at a little mountain village called Hinche where child voices rose in the music of Mozart Bach and Verid at the church in high and holy carols against a background of drums Dance drums voodoo drums he wrote The drums were never quiet in Hinche Down at the fords of the rivers they throbbed and wailed When the sweet child voices were raised in the pure and noble music of the chorals the drums seemed to redouble their sobbing and shrieking like ancient genii of the hills enraged at the loss of chil drens souls Its difficult to imagine a hard boiled marine captain writing in this manner His book abounds with such observations ranging from the strange customs of Haiti to the ac tivities of the marines themselves His account of the difficulties en countered as chief of police at Port auPrince is as vivid as his descrip tions of voodooisrn in what he choosea to call black Bagdad DENY STRATO RECORD SMASHED Rodeo Will Be Feature of North Iowas Big Annual Event The rumble of trucks clatter of scopes of hammers bellowing cat tle the chugchug of a fire engine pumping gallons of water into the grandstand on its annual wash day all sounded reveille at the dawn of the 1934 North Iowa free fair and livestock exposition which will open officially Monday Every corner of the fairgrounds was alive with activity A full crew of office workers was arranging en try blanks at the headquarters building Telephone and light lines were being connected The Flora hall and Merchants and Manufac turers building as well as cattle anc hog barns were being given thor ough cleanings Stands shows and concessions were allotted space The city of exhibitors was taking shape and advance entries in all depart ments appeared far ahead of last years according to Fred G Mitch ell secretary of the fair association Auto Baces Monday The largest field of professional stars ever entered in North Iowa race history will present a series of North Iowa Free Fair Will Open Here Monday EXHIBITS START TO ARRIVE AUTO RACES PLANNED KINGFISH DICTATES TO LOUISIANA LAWMAKERS Quaker Oats Dividend NEW YORK Aug 18 special dividend of and the regu lar quarterly dividend of have been declared by directors of the Quaker Oats company FORECAST IOWA Scattered showers fol lowed by cooler Saturday night Sunday partly cloudy and cool er MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and much cooler Saturday night thunderstorms Satur day afternoon or night in ex treme cast portion Sunday fair cooler in cast and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 84 Minimum in Night 66 At 8 A M Saturday 77 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO Aug 18 outlook for the period Aug 20 to 25 For the upper Mississippi and 5ower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains fail with moderate temperatures be ginning of week followed by rising temperature with showers middle and generally fair and cooler to ward end NORTH IOWA FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR OPENING DAY Monday Aug 20 a live stock judging p s Shearer in charge a home project booths Judging pantry stores by Mrs W E Bauck Judging textiles by Mrs Archie Peterson Judging school exhib its by Mrs L J Titus and Mrs Aline Engebvctson p 4H dairy calves by Floyd Arnold Judging beef heifers by A B Caine Judging 4H club pigs by P S Shearer Judging 4H club booths Continuing school exhib its Continuing pantry stores and textiles p by Mason City municipal band p dirt track auto races sponsored by the International Motor Contest association eight events p by mu nicipal band in grandstand p opening of Candy Hammers rodeo with grand prize bronc riding by cow boys and cowgirls bulldogging trick riding roping rope spin ning relay races standing Ro man races With upraised arms scowling face and flashing eyes Senator Hney P Long dictated to Louisiana legislators the measures he wished passed in his battle to the death with Mayor T Semraes Walmsley for control of New Orleans affairs Bill after bill was passed in accordance with his wishes Associated Press photo Johnson Asked to spectacular races Monday afternoon at 2 oclock to formally open the fair with a literal bang Entries of speed demons from all over the country have been received driving the fastest of dirt track vehicles Nine championship events on the Turn to Fafte 2 Column 7 Reorganization Requested to Put New Plan in Effect by President Roosevelt WASHINGTON Aug 18 President Roosevelt today asked 3ugh S Johnson to work out an A reorganization and toput it nto effect The president went over tentative lans of Johnson to set up a com nissiou form of administration for he national recovery act After the white house conference ohnson said he hoped soon to work out detailed arrangements for the new setup and would take up the vhole question then with Mr Roose Meanwhile Johnson is going to stablish a vacation retreat in Dela ware bay from which he will keep in contact with Washington by plane and wire Johnson indicated he would obey orders and carry on at the will of the president At the white house it was said Mr Roosevelt wants Johnson to continue to administer the national recovery act which he helped pre pare Huey Long Machine Gets POND SABELLI HOP FOR HOME Two Flyers Who Have Been Guests in Italy to Stop at Dublin ROME Aug 18 Pond and Cesare Sabelli hopped off at a m today a m eastern standard time forDublin mroute to the United States on a return flight The flyers were bade farewell at the field by Genera Giuseppe Valle undersecretary of air and members of Sabellis family The hopoff from Montecelio mil itary airdrome had not been an nounced because of the air minis rys desire to avoid a crowd The lyers have been guests of the Italian aviation corps since their ar rival here several weeks ago Pond and Sabelli crossed the At antic in May making a forced anding at Moy on the west coast of Teland May 15 They proceeded by tages to Rome their original des ination Young Farmer Near Traer Killed When Auto Leaves Road TRAER Aug 18 Jes sen 25 a farmer who lived six miles south of here was killed early to day when his automobile left the road as Jessen was returning from a dance at Clutier Jessens body was found by a passing motorist two and a half miles from Clutier Jessen had been thrown through the top and his head was badly crushed Coroner Harvey Jones of Tama county said he believed Jessen had fallen asleep at the wheel The car had turned over several times 3 Payroll Bandits Get Loot of CHICAGO Aug 18 bandits wearing masks held up 18 employes of Grinnell and company plumbing and heating supply firm and robbed the company of 51976 today including 51000 Just delivered for a payroll John Dislocates Two Ribs While Yawning LYNN Mass Aug 18 R Hurlburt yawned Then he ouldnt move an arm or leg A doc or felt around a bit and discovered he had dislocated two ribs The doc tor pushed them back and now Hurlburt feels bettor Reporters Ousted as Fights Break Out in Chamber BATON ROUGE La Aug IS Huey P Long machine to day held the broadest powers of military and political control ever conferred on a single faction in Louisiana The Louisiana legislature handed over the powers to Senator Long in the early hours today amidst a welter of parliamentary confusion marked by exclusion of newspaper representatives from the house sluggings in the lobby fist fights on the floor and arrests in various parts of the state house Uproar and disorder such as has seldom been witnessed in Louis anas always tumultous legislature filled the closing hours of the as sembly which Senator Long called to enact legislation broadening his lowers over elections the courts he national guard and the local ity and parish governments Tells of Fight throughout the state wicki accon3ing to the officers Squads of Officers told of a freeforall fight ensuing u j 4 iu v lin which a dozen persons including Squads of state highway policeJM pj participated en nnrT thp staip hiirpsu nnminfll ADMITS HAVING KILLED WIDOW Man Held in Texas Body of 16 Year Old Girl Found in San Diego SAN ANTONIO Tex Aug 18 UP detectives said today Frank Wick 27 admitted having slain Mrs Clara Ploeger wealthy Yoakum widow whose body was found on the highway this Llttlepage and morning Detectives F 0 Homer Long who announced Wicks confession of the slaying also quoted lira as saying Mrs Ploeger had carried him in her car to a boot legging place in Gonzales last night Tells EVANGELIST SET FREE BY 3 MEN Tells of Being Abductec and Then Released m Tennessee NASHVILLE Tenn Aug 18 UP H Askew 28 year old North Carolina evangelist walked into th Nashville police station today and said he had been in the hands of kidnapers since last Tuesday Dressed in overalls the Four square Gospel minister said his three abductors had taken hip clothes away from him in Wash ington and then driven him around the country until about daylight this morning when they put him ou on the edge of Nashville He told of being driven to Rich mond Washington Knoxville and I dont know where else Stopped at Crossroads Askew said he was enroute from Goldsboro to Smithfield with 40 ti buy some brick for his church when he was stopped by a man at a crossroads between CatchMyEyi and Pine Level The man the evangelist told of fleers told him he had a sick chil in Raleigh and asked to be drive to a hospital there Askew said h agreed Arriving in Raleigh the evange ist continued they stopped near city park so that his passenge might go toa nearbyhospitaj A eariiroyeup with three me and one poking a pistol against hi ribs told him to step in I got in he added Gave Him Money The evangelist related that thi three men gave his passenger some money and then started off with him talking to him by night and in the daytime forcing him to swallow some kind of that made me sleep A letter demanding 01 Aimee Semple McPherson the evan elist for the release of Askew was turned over to Los Angeles police yesterday but the minister said he did not know why he was abducted and said he had not been asked to sign any notes Talked During Travels Asked by detectives what the hree men talked to him about dur ng their travels he replied They were trying to find out if I lad any money or my people or Urs McPherson had any I told hem my people didnt and I didnt mow whether Mrs McPherson did but that if she did it couldnt be much as she is like everybody se He told of being relieved of the 140 that he intended to use for his hurch at Smithfield men and the state bureau criminal investigation officers in plain clothes swarmed through the state house through the night as house and senate rushed through the Long endorsed measures in an after midnight session Senator Long actively directing the course of business remained to the end to see the last of his pro posals put through The legiiature adjourned at a m and a few minutes later po litical Dictator Long was escorted by 20 bodyguards down three flights of stairs to a private door in the capitol basement where he entered his limousine to be whisked away to a downtown hotel In the closing hours of the assembly after the house had voted to put newspaper representatives outside the door Leon Trice newpaper photographer attempted to snap Senator Longs pitcure and was slugged and knock ed down a flight of stairs sustain ing a painful injury to the left side of his head Reporters to Rescue As reporters went to his rescue his photo plates were seized and carried away His assailant went unidentified Exclusion of the press from the house chamber followed another of a long series of floor fights over Senator Longs activity in the bouse The antiadminstration bloc was powerless to combat the long proposed legislation but easily mus tered the necessary ten votes to in voke an antilobbying rule to ex clude Long from the floor When the senator again came into the house Lester of West Fellciana immediately moved for a full invok ing of the rule and there was an answering shout that the exclusions Turn to Page 2 Column a Wick claimed he was not certain whether he struck Mrs Ploeger During the fight he claimed he noticed the woman was in a bad condition and took her to the car placed her in the rumble seat and drove out the highway between Cuero and Yoakum Pawned 2 Rings He said he pulled the body of the woman from the car laid it in a field nearby and drove away He told Littlepage and Long he took two diamond rings from Mrs Ploegers hand and pawned one of them at Hochheim Tex to obtain gasoline for the automobile Wick offered to take the officers to the resort to prove his story there had been a fight Victim of Criminal Attack SAN DIEGO Cal Aug 18 Choked to death in what police say was a fiendish murder the body of pretty 16 year old Celia Cota was found in the backyard of her home today She had been the victim of a criminal attack police said The father Edward Cota San Diego customs broker told police the girl went for a walk about 8 oclock last night When she failed to return by mid night search was started Officers Leo MaGone and Ed Stotler found the body Apparently the violent death is another in the series in which girls and women have been victims in recent years and which have baffled criminal experts here The first was the slaying and mutilation the body of Virginia Brooks school girl Then followed the murders of Louise Teuber clerk hanged to a tree on a mountain the stabbing of Hazel Bradshaw stenographer and the choking to death of Dolly Bibbens Frazier Says Duties on Livestock Feeds From Canada Lifted WASHINGTON Aug 18 Senator Frazier RN Dak said today he had been informed by the appeals division of the bureau of customs that President Roosevelt had authorized the lifting of duties on hay grain and other livestock feeds imported into the United States from Canada Nila Cram Cook Asks Marriage Annulment NEW YORK Aug 18 New York American says Nila Cram Cook formerly of Davenport and a disciple of the Mahatma Gandhi served her husband Albert N Hutchins with papers in an an nulment suit today Less than a month after their marriage which took place last March after a ship board romance Miss Cook an nounced she would seek an annul ment 10000 Attendance Is Big Four Fair Total NASHUA Aug With at tendance of 10000 expected for the three days of the Big 4 fair this year exceeding the four day pre vious figures final events were be ing held today concluding with a public wedding tonight In baseball yesterday Nashua defeated Tripoli 6 to 3 Attendance yesterday was 4000 Nashua played Readlyn day in the baseball finals Iowa Farmer Is Richer by 12 Millions Wealthier Than Last Year in Spite of Drought Iowa Daily Fmis Hotel Fort DCS Molnes By JAMES MAXWELL Iowa farmers are 12 million dol lars better off this year than they were last in spite of the drought according to reliable estimates based on the latest crop reports and market prices of Aug 15 plus an additional amount which cannot be estimated Iowa markets over 80 per cent of ts grain crop in normal years by feeding and selling livestock and a comparison of these crops for two years give 1934 values which ex ceed last years by 512477000 when AAA payments to Iowa farmers sre added to the totals of both years This increased farm buying power is shown by the following facts Worth 283 Millions Corn oats hay and alfalfa this year are worth on the basis of production figures issued Saturday by Leslie Carl and Julius Peters federal crop statisticians for Iowa figured at market value of Aug 15 See table No 1 This year AAA payments to farmers will total in three installments the last of which if not paid before the first of next year will be paid soon after The total of these two sums is The total value of corn oats and hay last year plus AAA payments was only 5325600000 The difference shows that the value of these major crops and fed eral aid for this year is greater than last year Reach Same Conclusion Another way to arrive at the same conclusion is to consider the present market value of livestock to be marketed during the year If all the stock sold and to be sold Turn o Pase 2 Column 1 2 BELGIANS FLY ACROSS AUSTRIA ANDYUGOSLAVIA Bag Reported to Have Attained Height of 72178 Feet FEHRING Styria Austria Aug 18 Belgian strato sphere balloon crossed the Yugo slav frontier near here at p m p m C S T today At p m the balloon had appeared over Gleisdorf drifting toward the east It was illuminated by the setting sun and the great spherical object had the appearance of a full moon DENY EARLY REPORT BRUSSELS Aug 18 UP The Belgian national radio broadcasting station late today denied reports that Max Cosyns and Neree Van d e r 1 i s t had achieved a stratosp here altitude o r d over C z e c h o s lo vakia The earlier report whose a u t h entlcity the broadcast ing station de nied was to the effect that the two bal lonists had as cended 22000 m e t era 72 17837 to SOUTH MAKING RAPID PROGRESS Wany Other States Copying Methods for Preventing Traffic Accidents Editors Note This is the fourth of a series of articles describingnationwide methods to reduce traffic accidents By TAYLOR HENRY NEW YORK Aug 18 outh has made such rapid progress n the last year and a half in its methods of preventing traffic acci ents that many of its states now ave systems considered as models hroughout the country and it oints with sectional pride to a early decreasmg accident toll Virginia operates under a codi ed ordinance First mandatory in jection of motor vehicles was re uired in 1932 when 77 per cent ceded adjustment The percentage as now been reduced to 596 Dur ig the first half of 1934 accidents ue to mechanical defects decreased 7 per cent as compared with 1933 Divided Geographically South Carolina through a com rehensive educational campaign dividing its activities geograph ally In the mountainous section special patrol has been created decrease the notablv large num er of accidents in the flat foggy w country with another type of ad menace special warning sig als have been installed A movement is under way in orth Carolina to provide 300 high ay patrolmen Newspapers and rivate organizations are conduct g educational programs in which ate officials are taking leading arts Adopt Tag System In Georgia Atlanta has adopted he tag system of reporting traffic olations with signal success The i urpose is to establish sufficient rounds for following through hould the violator fail to appear in j iurt to answer summons The tag i not intended as legal service but D provide a background of infor1 ation i Many states in the south recently i nacted laws requiring motor vehi1 cle operators to have drivers iii all Belgian officials were with out authentic information as to the balloons wereabouts as conflict ing reports poured into Brussels Soar Away at Daivn Two young Belgians soared away at dawn at HourHaverne Belgium Cosyns and Vanderlist took off at a m p m central standard time in their huge silk and rubber balloon standing in a sealed aluminum ball A mist which had prevailed ier cleared entirely and the wind which had alarmed the balloonists shortly after midnight went down Despite favorable conditions the start was far behind the scheduled time The sun had been up for more than half an hour before the bal loon was released for the flight in which the scientists hppe to make valuable observations More Ballast Wanted The delay was due in part to a last minute discovery that more ballast was wanted A large crowd including many relatives and friends of the flyers saw them get away The balloon was moved forward by 250 soldiers who had been hold ing ropes during a long period of waiting The bag rose steadily in the clear still air under ideal con ditions In 25 minutes it had gained a height of 3000 feet and was drift ing southsoutheast A continuance Turn o Pane 2 Column 4 CAN IT The recipes 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