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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home IMP rtARCON I t HIS MEM iflf DEPT OP MO IIV fq I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 21 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE 270 COWGIRL IS BADLY INJURED AT FAIR BUREAUCRACYIN STATENATIONAL RULE ATTACHED Municipalities League Hears Chief Score Sales Tax WATERLOO Aug 21 plication of the retail sales tax to municipalities and increasing bu reaucracy in national and state government were condemned here today by Mayor L H Childs of Fort Madison president of the League of Iowa Municipalities During the past year we have seen many new wrinkles experi ments and revolutionary changes in not only our national government but in our state government as Mayor Childs asserted in his address to the municipalities con vention He appealed to every city of ficial in the state of Iowa as an in dividual who is public spirited enough to take the duties of his office seriously who can recognize Three North lowans Victims of Weatherman Is Killed in Plane Crash Woman Passenger Is Also Fatal Victim of Flight OMAHA Aug 21 Kudrna flying weatherman here and Miss Irene Wostrel of Omaha his passenger were killed when his cabin plane crashed in an Iowa cornfield during his daily weather observation flight early today The bodies were extricated from the demolished ship early this after noon the effect of our rising tide of bu reaucracy upon local governmental units and who is willing regard less of party affiliation to openly combat the centralization of power that is gradually sapping the life out of local communities Not Political Stand His condemnation of increasing bureaucracy is not because demo crats are now in power in Iowa Mayor Childs asserted The democrat administration following the example previously set by many successive republican hajEdaeda little to that we already lad he ggJcL and re view Mayor Childs asserted la an outstanding example of state bu reaucracy centralization of power and the compulsory payment of revenue by municipalities to sup port state projects The league president criticized the collection of retail sales tax from municipalities for the bene fit of the state Collected on Senice This sales tax is collected from every municipality on not only every purchase that is made in Iowa but on service rendered in the form of electric energy fire protection and gas or telephone service There is a federal government tax of onecent per gallon on gaso line but as badly as the federal government needs revenue to raise money to spend in states and lo calities where it will do the most good politically or otherwise the federal government doesnt ask municipalities to contribute one dime in the form of gasoline tax On the other hand the sover eign state of Iowa asks every mu nicipality to contribute in the form of tax three cents on every gallon of gasoline purchased Rental on Hydrants Another deplorable piece of sales tax legislation that vitally af fects cities and towns especially those doing business with and de pendent on privately owned water companies for fire protection is the 2 per cent payment on bills rendered municipalities for hy drant rental and hydrant rental is nothing more nor less than fire pro tection The tax is not collected on the amount of water used from hy drants but on the contract price for each hydrant for a period of a year andpaid for quarterly To illustrate this situation the city of Fort Madison by contract pays 9000 a year for hydrant rental or fire protection and uses perhaps a 1000 worth of water in a year but instead of paying a tax on what water the city uses it Turn In Page Column 3 The plane wreckage was spotted in a cornfield about two miles from the municipal airport here in a cornfield on the Iowa side of the Missouri river Searchers were un able to land and a foot party reached the spot and discovered the dual tragedy Kudrna as was his daily prac tice had gone his weather instruments cradled under the left wing at a m today When he failed to return during the fore noon air parties were sent out to search for him from tha air Pilot Lawrence Enzminger and Miss Mae Calame his passenger sighted the scattered wreckage from the air The plane apparently had plowed a deep furrow in the field Its parts were scattered over a wide area but the cause of the crash present ed a mystery Kudrna a transport pilot with 500 flying hours behind himwould have bean 28 tomorrow He was single and had been flying the weather plane sfficSJuly GENERAL STRIKE TALK IS HEARD Labor Studies Proposal of Transportation Walkout in Chicago By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Unon labor is considering a pro posal for a general transportation strike in Chicago where a police executive has described the bus drivers walkout as about ripe to blow wide open Chicago surface line employes are to ask the executive board of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Em ployes of America meeting in De troit for permission to declare a sympathy strike Elevated line unions made a similar request Monday Should the executive board ap prove 20000 transportation work ers will take a walkout poll Tear Gas Bombs Used Tear gas bombs and riot sticks were used to quell a riot in Mil waukee where 250 FERA strikers sought to rescue a comrade from police Monday A woman in a dress goaded the workers action Police at Portland Ore were told to arrest 23 men for question ing as a result of a clash between gay into TAKEN AS BANDITS ROB ARMOREDTRUCK Gilman Bank Robbed ol by 2 Unmasked Armed Men BROOKLYN N Y Aug 21 A band of at least a dozen robbers armed with half a dozen or more submachine guns today held up an armored truck in one of the most daring robberies in Brooklyns po lice history and escaped with an es timated 5427000 The robbers cleaned out the truck in three minutes leaving only one bag containing in the truck as they sped away in two automo biles The robbery took place in front of the Rubel company ice plant at Bay Nineteenth street between Cropsey and Bath avenues The armored truck manned by a driver and two guards drew up in front of the plant on its collecting tour and one of the guards William Lillienthal stepped from the truck to enter the Rubel offices As he left the truck two men dressed as laborers who had been standing beside an ice truck lifted an old automobile seat from the top of the ice truck and exposed a ma chine gun which was pointed direct ly at the armored car Say a word and this spits ona of the bandits warned Joseph Allen driver and John Wilson the other guard toot Cash Drawer Aug 21 unmasked armed bandits robbed the Citizens Savings bank in Gilman in the southern part of Marshall county this morning of The men entered the bank at a m and after asking Ches ter Sjoberg the assistant cashier t cash a check covered him and Jo Olson the cashier with revolvers ordered them to lie face down o the floor They inquired the location of the cash drawer emptied it o its contents and tried to open th safe It was locked however anc they did not try to force the heavj doors A moment later Sjoberg and 01 son heard the front door click anc looked up to find the men gone J L Wylie the president of the in stitution working in another room of the bank did not know of the robbery until it was all over Police in Marshalltown and depu ties from the sheriffs office noti fled of the robbery left at once in high powered cars but a thorough search of the highways and country roads in the neighborhood of Gil man failed to reveal any sign of the two robbers who are said to have fled in a small dark colored eight cylinder sedan THEY CLOSE LAND BANK LOANS Here Gerald Lyons Cresco special legal assistant in charge of land bank closings is explaining to F A OConnor Dubuque and formerly of New Hampton general counsel for the Farm Credit ad ministration for this district the procedure now erriloyed in the Omaha land bank in closing loans H A Penner Lincoln Nebr new production manager of the land bank is looking on Under the direction of these three men the legal department of the Omaha bank has been closing on an average of 200 loans a day Borrowers from four states receive half a million dollars every day Iowa Daily Press F R Has Conferences Before Leaving Capital Will Go After Attendance at Funeral WASHINGTON Aug 21 President Roosevelt called in his lieutenants today for a ast minute checkup before depart ng to attend the funeral of Speak FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Tues day night Wednesday fair not much change in temperature MINNESOTA Fair Tuesday and Wednesday cooler Tuesday MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday j Minimum In Night 55 M 8 a m Tuesday iiainfall 06 working longshoremen and strikers in which one man was shot to death Philippine island officials planned intervention to prevent the walkout of 8000 cigar makers from grow ing into a gereral strike Tnree thousand persons advanced on a police station to free 25 women prisoners but the women already had been released Up to Industry Francis J Gorman chairman of the United Textile Workers strike committee put the next move up to the industry or the administra tion as he pressed plans for a tie up of the cotton textile industry by Sept 1 with walkouts in other tex tile lines to follow The Minneapolis market district remained a no mans land as na tional guardsmen sought to fore stall violence in the truck drivers strike Plans Are Considered Government plans for the return to work of 8500 employes were taken under consideration by the Aluminum Company of America but with little prospect of accept ance A federal conciliator began nego tiations in the strike at the Lever Brothers Soap factory Hammond Ind and at Portsmouth Ohio the national steel labor relations board heard charges and denials of a lockout by the Wheeling Steel cor poration Guardian Appointed for Woman Carrying in Satchel WATERLOO Aug 21 a showing in court that Mrs Bertha Erdman 74 had been traveling about the country carrying in cash in a satchol Judge A B Lovejoy today appointed Robert Stewart as guardian of her person and property Appointment was made on petition of a son August who testified that his mother came to Waterloo from Peoria in a mov ing van carrying the money He first learned of the money when she asked him to help her count four packets of of them of the old large proved to contain each He then learned that his mother had 20 such packets in the satchel Screams of Little Girl Save Her From Moron Who Flees CHICAGO Aug 21 of 4 year old Patricia Pearson saved her from a moron who dragged her tc the basement of a building on the south side choked her and tore off her clothing Her cries last night attracted her father a salesman and neighbors but her assailant described as about 17 years old had fled through a window Her only injury was scratches on the neck T Henry T Rainey at Carrollton HI He planned to leave this after noon by special train After the fu neral tomorrow he will go direct ly to Hyde ParK N Y to estab lish the summer white house The executive council comprising cabinet members and heads of al emergency agencies was summon ed to the white house for a final re view of the national situation Direct to Hyde Park Mr Roosevelt had planned to leave Washington for Hyde Park on Friday but he decided to go di rect from Carrollton tomorrow rather than take the round aboul way back through Washington In going to pay tribute to the late Mr Rainey a bulwark of the new deal Mr Roosevelt follows a precedent set by President Hoover who trav eled to Cincinnati to attend the obsequies of Speaker Nicholas Longworth in 1931 An all afternoon session yester day at the white house brought an understanding of principles for re organization of the national recov ery meeting that left some speculation in its wake Cals in Johnson The president called in Hugh S Johnson Secretary Perkins and Donald Richberg counsel for NRA After an hour or so Johnson left and told reporters Miss Perkins and Richberg would do the talking An hour later Miss Perkins and Richberg slipped out the back door avoiding questioners There have been signs of some eeling between Johnson and Rich erg The latter has been men ioned as a successor to Johnson nit the white house has made it known Johnson is to carry on Richberg and Miss Perkins are jeing consulted though about the NRA reorganization which pected to be completed in is ex a few weeks at conferences which prob bly will be ended at Hyde Park Regular Cabinet Day In calling in the executive coun cil today Mr Roosevelt indicated 10 particular concern about na ional affairs It is regular cabinet ay and he had set aside this time or a review of the recovery effort uring the summer He will establish regular white icuse offices at Poughkeepsie near Hyde Park with a secretary Mar in H Mclntyre in charge Busi ess as usual will be carried on rom his summer residence Body Lies in State ST LOUIS Aug 21 ody of Henry T Rainey late speak of the house of representatives leave St Louis early tomorrow n a final trip to Walnut Hill the lainey estate near Carrollton 111 The body will lie in state at the Turn lo Tafc 3 Column 6 TWO INJURED IN CANADIAN RIOT Strikers Garment Worker in Clash at Guelph Ontario GUELPH Ont Aug 21 Two men were seriously hurt todaj invigorous fighting between strik ing garment workers and employes of the Popular and Superior Cloak companies It was the first strike violence of the citys industria history A vigorous encounter between strikers and workers took place on Wyndham street a central avenue of the city and police experienced difficulty in bringing the situation under control Several windows were smashed automobiles sufferec minor damage and ornamental lights were broken Tronble had been threatened for months ever since the two com panies moved here from Toronto The strikers declared the move was a breach of a union agreement They had been picketing the plants for the last two months Girls going to work today were permitted to pass picket lines un molested but at the appearance of the men against whom the strikers appeared to have a particular grievance bricks began to fly Body of Murdered Man Found on Road Near Parked Auto PORTLAND Conn Aug 21 T body of Louis K Allen 50 a retired druggist of Middletown and well known in this section was found under mysterious circum stances early today Medical Ex aminer John R Tarrant said the man had been murdered The body was found at 4 a m by John Payne a poultry farmer on a roadway leading to Jobs farm a summer resort Allens car was arked nearby Dr Tarrant who examined the ody said Allen was struck over his right temple by a sharp instru ment and apparently had been drag several feet 250 Transportation Employes on Strike ST LOUIS Aug 21 hundred fifty members of the Auto mobile Transportation Chauffeurs and Helpers union employed in ransporting automobiles to agon ies were on strike here today The inion members voted to strike last light demanding a salary increase ind collective bargaining privileges The strike involves two motor j transportation firms here CLEARLAKEBOY OIL STATION AT OSAOE HELD UP Car Stolen From First Victim Abandoned Near Here Strip bandits again made their appearance in North Iowa Monday night A Clear Lake youth was stripped of his clothing and his car taken from him in Mason City and two men stripped at Osage and about taken from them The car which the bandits used stolen from their first victim was found by Mason City police wrecked in a ditch four miles south and a mile west of the city at 6 oclock Tuesday morning This is the second time wholesale strip tactics have been employed by bandits in North Iowa recently the first robberies occurring at Nashua and Floyd Not only have the vic tims reported an effort has been made to terrorize them with guns but also to embarrass them by leav ing them in the nude thereby result ing in delay in reporting to officers The bandits three in number op ened their stripping evening up at about 10 oclock Monday night aa they held up Robert Stewart 19 of Clear Lake who was seated in his fathers car at Nineteenth street southwest The youth was unable to see whether all of the men carried guns but did see one in the hand of the man ordered hunJio JHick Goes to Farmhouse The men drove the car three miles west on Twelfth street northwes and then forced him to strip off al but his underclothes After they hac eft in the car he made his way to i farmhouse where he called offi ers The three bandits drove up to the Texaco filling station on Main streel at Osage about oclock at night Don Anderson 25 Osage was n charge ofthe all night station as Stork 18 who is NORTH IOWA FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE Tuesday Aug 21 p by muni cipal band in grandstand p of prize challenging contests be tween cowboys and cowgirls in Candy Hammer rodeo outfit in cluding riding roping rope twirl ing bulldogging and races Wednesday a agricul tural booths by M A Houser and Prof c B Holsinger Complet ing Herefords and starting Short horns A B Caine Completing dairy cattle Floyd Arnold Com pleting hog judging P S Shear er Completing school exhibits p beef cattle A B Caine Judging sheep P S Shearer Selecting champion club boy p program by municipal band p of daring performance by Candy Hammers rodeo p band concert p presentation by Candy Hammers rodeo GARNER BOYHAS DROP ATTEMPTS AT AGREEMENT World Conference on Whea Fails to Decide Upon Export Quotas LONDON Aug 21 tempts to reachan agreement o last year by exhibiting the mind export quotasvweWfraefinfrely abajiP sisted by Bud rom Sheffield They asked rne to fill up their ank and I put in about nine and a lalf gallon Anderson said Then wo of the men went into the sta ion They asked me to check the ill but before I did that I went into he station and got my mnney hanger Fired at Anderson When I came out a fellow said 11 right buddy put em up This is stickup Then they took me into he station and I tried to shove the eceiver off the telephone hook but unsuccessful They took me out nd I ran over to the other side and hen through my pocketbook away That was when they fired at me Vnd it came pretty close I let out yell to awaken the neighbors The aighbors heard me Then the bandits got the two of s in a car and took us four miles ast and four miles north They ade us get out and then had us ake off our shoes and trousers Turn around and get going they aid and left Car Slightly Damaged We went about two miles to a armers house and got help and ater came to town We got the cense on the bandits car The bandits only got about at sage The billfold containing hich Storck had thrown away was ound to be intact The car found near Mason City Turn to Page 2 Column 6 doned today by the world whea conference which ias been in ses sion for a week Unrestrained shipping of wHea by all countries is assured at leas until November This means the first open sea son in wheat shipping since the 1934 wheat agreement was signet last August although during the year Russia refused to accept her quota and Argentina exceeded her allotment when negotiations for an increase fell through No meeting of the full confer ence was held today although one had been announced yesterday in an official communique A sub committee made up of representa ves of seven nations held a fur her meeting today to work out de rails of a new agreement which will be submitted to the governments A plan for a quarterly adjust ment of quotas instead of the fixed annual figure is the chief feature if the proposal on which the sub committee is working but a scheme o adjust these quotas strictly on a basis of prices prevailing in each quarter was abandoned for the time being The refusal of Argentina to ac ept less than 150000000 bushels oupled with a favorable world vheat situation because of the irought led the conference to bandon a plan for establishing nnual quotas during this session A discussion of the allotment was postponed until November BEEF 2ND TIME Eugene Greiman 1933 Winner Again Takes High Honors Maxine Henley of Tucson Ariz a daring cowgirl with the Candy Hammer rodeo at the North Iowa fee fair was critically injured Tuesday afternoon when the buck ng broncho she was riding fell on her Her recovery was considered doubtful at Park hospital where she was taken for treatment The 23 year old cowgirl was aken in an unconscious condition 0 the hospital Her head was badly ruised and examinations were be ng made to determine the extent of her injuries although they were mown to be of an extremely crit cal nature Thousands See Horse Fall The accident occurred as the young cowgirl was riding a fierce bucking broncho Thousands in the randstand saw the horse fall The horse stepped on her neck and crushed her head Cowboys said that the broncho jumped so high that it completely lost its balance Miss Henley had just returned recently from London where she participated in a rodeo there She has been engaging in rodeo events since she was 13 years of age Greiman Has Champ In the livestock judging at the fair the spotlight was held Tuesday afternoon by Eugene Greiman of Garner who repeated his victory of tlon TJie made this prize winning showinglii the face of the stiffest competition ever known at the North Iowa fair with a record number of entries list ed Greiman again exhibited an Aber deen Angus to win the champion hip The reserve champion was ex ibited by Charles Curran of Mason ity He had a Hereford Thousands Swarm Midway The champion baby beef of last ear which was exhibited by Grei man was sold at a sensational auc on sale the price rising to 43 ents a pound nearly double the rice for the champion at the state air A crowd estimated at nearly 3000 the grandstand Thursday after oon cheered the daring riders and roncho busters in Candy Hammers odeo Meanwhile on the midway crowd of 12000 continued to in during the afternoon and a rge crowd in the evening was ex ected cool and ideal weather draw g visitors from far and near Many Events Judged Judging Tuesday started at clock in the morning with quali cations of baby beeves placed by B Caine and P S Shearer TBen loyd Arnold judged holsteins M Houser the grains and Prof C Holsinger the vegetables Textile Turn to Fast 2 Column 4 Negroes Promised Fair Deal by Turner DES MOINES Aug 21 Continued republican fair dealing was promised Negroes by Dan W Turner republican candidate for governor at a Negro republican voters league meeting here Christianity Attacked by Nazi Propaganda Organs p prehension in Church Circles by Action By WALTER E BROCKMANJv BERLIN Aug 21 prop ganda guns fired an antiChris anity barrage today which caused rave apprehension in Roman Cath ie and some Protestant circles Developments m the troubled lurch situation indicated fresh ten on despite Chancellor Hitlers knowletlgement of positive Chris anity in a recent declaration at amburg Heading the developments was an peal for abolition of Christianity pparently inspired by Hitler youth Paul Joseph Goebbcls minister of propaganda added to the fears with a veiled threat against Catholics and a new church drive was an nounced by Reichbishop Ludwig Mueller which would cover every city and county from autumn until spring Indication of Strife Another indication of strife was the hesitancy of the GermanRoman Catholic hierarchy to establish the status of a concordate between Vat ican City and the nation The death of the late President Paul von Hindenburg who had ad monished Dr Mueller to see to it that Christ is preached apparently has removed a curb on the nazi church experiments August Hoppe of the Hitler youth press department writing in the current 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