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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLI FIVE CENTS H COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WUUB SBKV1CB THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27 1934 HOME EDITION THIS PAPEH CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE S ONE NQ 4Q 801 LEAVE JOBS AT DECKER PLANT It GERMANY HOLDS SOLDIERS READY FOR CIVIL STRIFE All Christmas Furloughs Suspended Training of Troops Intensified By WAITER H BROCKMANN CopsrWit 1334 By the Aiwidntcd Frew BERLIN Nov German army and the nations police forces are operating under a virtual dec laration of a state of emergency reliable sources disclosed today All Christmas furloughs for mem bers of the reichswehr army and military police have been suspended Drilling of nazi storm troops has been intensified it was reported The domestic situation apparent ly was responsible for the order its possible significance in relation to the foreign situation was minimized Feud Is Smouldering Fears that a smouldering feud be tween the reichswehr and the schutz staffel picked nazi guards might burst into flame at any time are held in some quarters to be cheifly responsible for the measure The step indicated that Chancel lor Hitler as he did during the blood purge of nazi ranks June 30 is again depending upon those considered reactionary by his own men since the army is not fun damentally a political organization Discontent has been rumored in ranks of the nazi storm troops whose leaders were summarily ex ecuted during the purge Report Flatly Denied A spokesman for the propaganda ministry flatly denied the emerg ency report saying Jwe ars quite Vienna Students Raid CzechoSlovak Legation ATTACK STAGED Deputies Seize Birds Shot Illegally Claims Slain Girls His Daughters me such an eventuality It was learned nevertheless the measure is being enforced so vigor ously that all marriages of army men or police irrespective of their rank have been postponed Christ mas is a popular wedding time for military men in Germany Heimrich Himmler commander of the S S in addressing a big dem onstration at Coblenz during the weekend was said to have alluded to the existingbad feeling between his group and the army Would Face Opposition Baron Werner von Fritsch chief of the reichwehr ina memorandum to Hitler said plainly in discussing nazi suppressive methods that un less a more liberal spirit prevailed the government would face opposi tion from all sides in case of war He told Hitler something must be done about the bad blood between the S S and the reiehswehr The emergency situation was not aiiuauuu was not interpreted as a challenge to France because of the approaching Saar plebiscite and the expansion of Frances military programs One suggestion was that the reichswehr is being kept in readi ness to prevent impulsive storm troopers from crossing into the Saar at the time of the plebiscite Humors of Discord Strength of persistent rumors of discord within the nazi camp was given by reports that after long JAPAN READY TO DENOUNCE PACT Proposes France and Itai Abrogate Washington Naval Treaty TOKIO Nov27 ha proposed to Prance and Italy tlia they j0in her in abrogadng th Washington naval treaty it wa learned today from an autnoritativ source Tokio has decided to denounce the treaty before Dec 31 Koki Hirota foreign minister in vited Giacinto Auriti the Italian ambassador and Albert De Lens the French charge daffaires to visit him today The Rengo Japanese news agency said Hirota explained Jap an s decision to terminate the naval pact and suggested that France and Pheasant Hunters Observe Law as Season Is on Wane Italy do likewise The envoys replied that they would communicate the proposal to their governments A similar proposal it was Turn In 3 More Than 100 Dead Hurt in Earthquake ISTANBUL Turkey Nov 27 UP severe earthquake today de stroyed 14 villages in the Mouche Diarbeki section of old Kurdistan There were more than 100 dead and injured The shocks continued this afternoon causing fears of further casualties f IL SaJQ also was made to Great Britain and the United States at the current tnpower negotiations in London but was received coldly by those two countries Since the Japanese delegation in London communicated her denun ciation intention to representatives of London and Washington it p as explained it was unnecessary for Japan to notify the English and American ambassadors here of her decision It was officially stated that re sponses from other powers cannot shake Japans determination to de posit in Washington at the earliss permissible date notification of ab rogation 300 Officers Across 2V Territory Iowa pheasant wardens were doubtful whether o not the term sportsmen should be generally applied to pursuing their quarry with more caution and judgment durin the waning hours of the three day oper season on the gaudy wild birds Three hundred conservation offi cers including more than 40 uni formed game wardens and more nan 200 deputized men and county officers have been whipped into an mfortement organization by Wil iam Schuenke state superintendent f game wardens and set as patrols across 30 counties in North Iowa or the last two days of the hunt ng period More Than 50 Arrests FORECAST IOWA Unsettled snow ex treme west and rain central and east portions Tuesday night and possibly in extreme east Wed nesday morning warmer ex treme east colder extreme west Tuesday night colder Wednes day except extreme north and West portions MINNESOTA U n s e 111 e d snoiv or rain in east and south portions Tuesday and in east portion Wednesday not much change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Tuesday Precipitation SnonfaU 37 33 35 0 HitchHiker Killed and 2 Injured as Truck Hits Train OMAHA Nov 27 hitch Inker identified by an auto drivers license as Herman J Fischer 45 of St Edward Nebr was killed in stantly and two brothers were in juredearly today when a livestock truck loaded with cattle rammed into the side of a North Western freightcar ats suburban crossing here The brothers Lawrence Kleve 36 and Marcellus 22 both of Cedar Rapids Nebr operators of the truck had picked up the hitchhiker at St Edward Several head of cattle were killed Japanese Name New Minister of Finance TOKIO Nov 27 Takahashi holder of the portfolio in six previous cabinets agreed today to become minister of finance suc ceeding Sanenobu Fujii who re signed yesterday in ill health after a defeat in the long battle over the budget Reports of Monday eveninowere hat more than HO arrests had been iade by the enforcement officers ut Suuerintendent Schuenke said a long distance conversation ith the GlobeGazette Tuesday I hink there are more than that Outofstate and outofcounty unters received the bigshare of he blame for violation of the phea ant hunting laws Our work the rst day confirmed the idea that ost of the violators were outof ate and outnfcounty hunter uperintendent Schuenke said ear Lake Meet at Clear Lake An afternoon meeting Monda drew game enforcement officer from this district and complete the organization or the state me for the remaining open season Superintendent Schuenke tempor anly headquartered at Clear Lake conducted the session of officers a the state fish hatchery and re turned to Des Moines Monday eve ning Enforcement within this distric will be in the hands of Taylor Hu ston of Des Moines who is distric supervisor The state man is locate Turn to pace a column 1 HardShelled But Oh So Ossified Jennie the mud turtle that for 28 years has trudged the 2 miles from her winter bur row on a hill to her summer home in a swamp was seen recently crossing the lawn of Howard Porter Pittsfield Mass How restful A a back in the shell a turtle But its greater to be human to enjoy doing buying sell ing renting Hence the success of the GlobeGa zette classified wantads This one rented an apart ment FOR rm furn apt pn ent 1st floor per mo Garage per mo 211 N Conn Ph 2071J CHANGE STUDIED Legislative Group Broadens Scope of Inquiry Into Reorganization By ROY P PORTER Associated Press fsiaii Writer DBS MOINES Nov 27 UP The interim legislative committee named to consider proposals for state government reorganization today broadened the scope of its nquiry to incluae prospective re modeling of the school system The basis for its explorations from recommendations placed before it by representatives of edu ational and farm organizations vho have long sought extensive hanges in the Iowa school setup The two major proposals 1 Reorganization on a voluntary ather than mandatory basis of the chool system permitting the forma lon of county school units Allocation of Revenue 2 Allocation of revenue from the hree point tax program for the benefit of schools to equalize the scnool tax burden The proposals originated in a hearing held by the committee at which the educational and farm representatives presented their for mal views The broadest demand placed be fore the legislative group came from the Iowa Barm Bureau recom mendation that all revenue result ing from the collection of sales personal and corporation taxes be credited to school operating ex penses after the statutory provi sions for state government costs had been fulfilled The demand was made by Francis Johnson of Ter rill former speaker of the house of representatives and a member of he federations executive commit ee Of Similar Character Of similar character was the view ixpressed by Jack Logan of Wa erloo spokesman for the Iowa State Teachers1 association al hough Logans recommendation re jested only 50 per cent of the tax evenue left after the state expense und had been deducted Logan cited the report of the Irookings institution which he aid ascertained that the total rev nue from property taxes had been ivided as follows State 274 per ent counties 2l3 per cent cities 64 per cent and schools 279 per ent He urged the allocation of tax unds on a new basis and suggested our methods School census school nrollment average daily attend nce and pupilteacher units Offers Support of Plan Support of the revenue plan was ffered by Mr H C Hopkins lairman of the legislative com ittee of the Iowa Congress of arents and Teachers who cited the fference in nillage rates for Turn In pn5e 3 column t IN REPRISAL FOR RIOTS AT PRAHA Windows Broken Before Austrian Police Quell Demonstration VIENNA Nov 27 students today attacked the Czecho slovak legation in reprisal for recent antiGerman riots at the university in praha capital of Czechoslovakia but were repulsed by police who battered them with swords and clubs Vienna was thrown Into a fresh turmoil by the demonstrations The students rained bricks and stones at the Czech controlled news papers Der Tag and Die Tunde smashing almost every window in the plants wrecking the interior of the offices and terrorizing the edi tors and printers Students Demonstrate Then several hundred strong the students marched to the Czech lega tion shouting Down with Czecho slovakia revenge our fellow stu dents in Praha They found the Czech legation en circled by police who charged into them with their sidearms flailing Beaten off they marched to the Stefanplatz where the demonstra tion assumed a Nazi aspect the students singing the German nation al anthem Deutschland Uber Alles Crash Into Crowd Mn i appeared at the Chicago detective Jittlejfirls found deafl crowd which had gathered in the f LarSIefa as Ws daughters He is t ringstrasse near the Czech legation alThv Hamn Several women and children waiting b the for streetcars were knocked down During the disorders which re sulted in a number of minor casual ties the government authorities au 11 ica heard that the manifestations might reach the proportions of a putsch and they closed the BallHausplatz district where the government of fices are located It was there that the abortive nazi putsch of July started and terminated with the as sassination of Chancellor Engelbert Dollfus Students dispersed at last but they retired only when they had been overwhelmed by a superior force of gendarmerie Government Sanction The demonstrations appeared to have had the tacit sanction of the government because an official notice was posted in the university yesterday urging all students to repel the insult offered the whole German race by the seizure by the Czechoslovakia education authori ties of the insignia of the historic alma mater of Carolina at Praha The government however appar ently did not anticipate that the demonstrations would assume a vio lent character It was only when the student wrecked the printing plants of th Czech owned newspapers and al tempted to burn a Czechoslovak flag that the police supressed th riots German Students Parade COLOGNE Germany Nov 27 M thousand students of Cologn University demonstrated today be fore the czech consulate in protes against the antiGerman student riots in Praha Previous to the street demonstra tion Prof Martin Spahn a nazi interrupted his history lecture to make a sharp criticism of the czech authorities claiming they had failed to protect German Praha properly students in The students ranks were swelled by civilians as they marched past the czech consulate four abreast At intervals they shouted in chorus We demand equal rights for Ger man students in Praha James Davis to Speak DBS MOINES Nov 27 Emmit Fines secretary of the Des Moines Moose lodge announced that United States Senator James P Davis of Pennsylvania will ad dress the lodge here Dec 9 ffl Collapses at Arraignment for Slaying Held Without Bail ir Killing of Bride and Priest NEW YORK Nov 27 seph Lieb Steinmetz accused as th slayer of his 17 year old bride Ruth Armstrong Steinmetz and the Rev Joseph J Leonard Catholic priest collapsed at police headquarters to day and could not be placed in the police lineup Instead of placing him under the glare of brilliant lights to be ques tioned before a group of detectives police hurried Steinmetz through the formalities of photographing and fingerprinting Then they took him to homicide court where Magistrate Guy Van Armringe held him without bail for a hearing next Monday Ages 10 Years Detective Robert Rehman who signed the short affidavit charging suspicion of homicide said the 22 year old prisoner had aged 10 years overnight Steinmetz clothes were wrinkled and he appeared on the verge of a complete breakdown when he was arraigned So far as could be learned none of Steinmetz relatives who live in Brooklyn was present during the arraignment He seemed most con cerned about his mother learningof tiis plight She was reported ill in bed at her Brooklyn home The prisoner spent the night hi a cell in police headquarters He vas taken to the lineup room by two detectives and walked unsteadily to he rear of the platform where irisoners await their turn for ap pearance on the brilliantly lighted jlatform Assisted to Chair Assisted to a chair he buried his ace in the upturned collar of vercoat A moment later he top led from the chair Detectives carried him down tairs hurried through the fingcr rinting and photographing and in short time he was enroute to lomcide court On the lineup sheetsSteinmetz was described as 22 years old and a student The short affidavit on which he was arraigned descriied his as Harry Steinmetz the name he had used instead of his given name Weeps Continually During the 35 minute wait in the detention pen until his case was called Steinmetz wept continually A detective offered him coffee out 4Tum 3 tohtmn 1 ANOTHER CLEW PROVES FALSE Man Identifiedas Victim of Pennsylvania Slaying Found at Work CARLISLE Pa Nov 27 Police seeking the identity of three ittle girls found mysteriously dead in a lonely nearby wood last Sat irday saw another clew fail as Horace Hughes whose identity vas attached in Duncansville Pa to a man found dead there was located at work in San Francisco today in department store Lazry Carney Philadelphia iden ified a photograph of the dead man as that of Hughes Police connected he corpse with three little gjrls ound dead on a Carlisle hillside Hughes said he had only two aughters and a aon and said both iris were in California He said he id not know anyone by the name f Carney Woman Found Dead A woman was found dead along det the man at Duncansville the ame day the children were found nd police have intensely studied he theory that there is a definite nk between the two Duncansville is 100 miles west ver the mountains from Carlisle in he general direction of Pittsburgh Carney said he met Hughes horn he knew six years ago on a hiladelphia street on Monday of ast week Hughes told him said arney that he had hitchhiked to hiladelphia from the Pacific coast ith his intended wife about 21 nd his three daughters by a for er marriage The children he said were Geraldine about 15 Dorothy about 12 and a third about eight whose name Carney does not know Clew Followed Intensely The San Francisco trial was the clew most intensely followed by po lice who have been baffled for three PICKETS POSTED IN DEMAND FOR CLOSED SHOP Company Brands Action Strike Union Calls It Forceout All approaches to the Jacob E Decker and Sons company packing plant were being picketed Tuesday by employes 800 of whom walked out at 9 oclock in the morning in what the company termed a strike and what was called a forecout by the union1 chiefs The walkout occured when union workers in the kill and cut depart ments staged a maneuver to force nonunion associates to join by the threat to stop working The move ment spread to the entire plant and almost within an hour the 800 of the 1166 who went to work in the morning were forming picket lines No Violence Reported The picket lines prevented em ployes from going back to work and trucks from leaving the plant No violence had ben reported up to late Tuesday afternoon and boll police and sheriffs office were watching the situation closely J P McCoy St Paul interna tional cive president of the butcher workmens union arrived early in the afternoon and indications were that a conference would be held be tween union officials and the Deck er office sometime Tuesday The following was issued by Jay Decker president as a statement of the Decker position Notified by Union The management of Jacob E Decker and Sons was notified at 9 oclock this union of Anialxahiated Meat Cuttersand Butcher Work men that the members of their or ganization would not continue to work with nonunion employes of the company The management bad had no previous discussion of the matter either with representatives of the union or employes of the company who are members of the union and the action taken was therefore a distinct surprise to the manage ment 6 The answer of the management f th dematlds of the member of the labor union was that they could not d1Scriminate between union and nonunion employes that if certain of their employes were dissatisfied and wished to leave the employ of the company they had a perfect right to do so All Given Opportunity An opportunity was given to all employes who desired to do so to re main in continued employment and request was made of those employes who elected to leave the service of the company to leave the premises All of our past conferences with representatives of the labor organi zation have been amicable and friendly in all respects and we were in hopes they would continue Brands It Fprceout The Decker company turned a strike into a forceout maintained Turn In pnec 3 enllimn 31 Words and Pen Mighty days by a collapse of scores of hot clews A truck with a California li cense plates reported to have stood in a Carlisle garage for a week proved of no value as a clew after a studied investigation Another theory that a mark on the forehead of one of the children was a brand made by some cult was dismissed by Lieut A J Hu dock of the state police who said it probably was a suture taken by a doctor in closing a wound Finance Records in Order DES MOINES Nov 27 Btate auditors reported to Gov lyde L Herring financial records of the Iowa Emergency Relief ad1 ministration were in order for the quarter ending June 30 1931 j Disraeli said With words we govern men He should have added if we know how to use them prop erly BulwerLytton said The pen is mightier than the sword He should have added that is a pen writing the right words and writ ing them correctly No matter how brilliant a thought or how powerful a message Its bril liance and power willbe ruined bv words mispronounced or misspelled or when couched in incorrect ram mar You dont want your written and spoken words to mark you as an illiterate fellow any more than you want a soiled collar to mark you as slovenly in personal habits The Word Book will enrich vour vocabulary will aid you in avoid ing errors and will prove generally useful to you 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