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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1934, Salt Lake City, Utah                                WEATHER FORECAST UTAH3eneralIy fair Wed nesday Thursday IDAHO Wed nesday Thursday WYOMING Partly cloudy Wednesday Thursday VOL 129 NO 109 Ertered at the at SaH Lake City as SecondClass Matter LOCAL METAP PRICES Gold Silver dornofitic Silver foreign Copper T900o Lead375c Zinc 430c Local Weekly Settlement Prices Lead3810 COBDCr86SC SALTLAKE CITY UTAH WEDNESDAY MORNING AUGUST 1 1934 22 CENTS fa wrjn Jo VON HINDENBURG LIES NEAR DEATH NEW PUMPS START FLOW Pelican Point Plant Begins Delivery oJ Water to Valley Climax of Program Utah County Officials Agree to Defer Move for Court Injunction Happiness rode the crest of two long months of waiting for Salt Lake valley farmers Tuesday night the eve of what will be for them the seasons greatest the 000 Pelican Point pumping plant of the Five Associated Canal companies Pronounced complete and ready to go the huge pumps will whirl into full speed operation Wednesday and send 300 second feet of precious wa ter coursing down the empty canals It will mean water to cool and nour ish the parched and starving water to sink into the drying hard ground and bring back its life blood water to prevent the total loss of hardearned investments in crops nur tured in the almost hopeless hope that the drouth would not wipe them awav Aid to City To SaH Lake City also the plant will be a tremendous help in the drouth emergency supplying once again water which thecity must have to exchange for the clear sparkling canyon water owned and used by the farmers While the new supply from the hitherto untouched recesses of the lake will not solve the citys water problem it will go far to augment the present slim supply and assure water later in the summer A major threat against operation of the plant was bridged at least tem porarily Tuesday Utah county of ficials and mayors of the chain of cities and towns on the east shore of the lake after two conferences with state officials let their threats to ob tain an injunction against operation of the plant remain in status quo Sessions Held In other words they neither with drew their protest nor did they ap prove of the project After protract ed sessions at the capitol the offi cials and mayors expressed willing ness to leave the dispute for consider Salt Lake Ogden Throngs to Greet Farley Wednesday Postmaster General to Dedicate Buildings Deliver Public Addresses and Confer With Democratic Leaders On his first visit lo the stale since his elevation to a cabinet position Postmaster General James A Farley will be greeted by thousands of Utah residents Wednesday in Ogden and Salt Lake City He will dedicate postoffices and make public addresses in both cities and the program for his stay will in clude conferences with local Demo cratic leaders Mr Farley also holds the position of Democratic national chairman After arriving in SaH Lake City from Ogden at about a m he will go directly to the postoffice where he will meet members of the supervisory force and make a short address to postal employes Prompt ly at p m he willbe on the stand in front of the building where the postoffice dedication ceremonies will take place Mr Farley will be the principal speaker Public Address Slated During the afternoon he will meet Democratic leaders at his headquar ters in the Newhouse hotel and at p m will give a public address n Liberty park Hugh B Bffcwn Democratic state chairman will pre side and Mr Farley will be intro duced by Governor Henry H Blood In case of inclement weather the eve ning meeting will be held in the audi orium of the South high school Mu sical numbers will be given by the American Legion band and the Ked dingicn quartet At Mr Farleys request no dinner James A Farley in his honor has been planned for Wednesday evening The days activities will begin for Mr Farley when he arrives in Ogden Continued oii Pacn Eiclit Column FiveI TRUCK DRIVERS MASS TODEFY MILITARY RULE Troops Prepare to Quell Violence iii Minne apolis Strike By Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS July ubbled with renewed intensity in he truck drivers strike tonight Troops armed for action stood eady to quell possible outbreaks of ation by the state executives whose duties give them jurisdiction in the case Those Henry H Blood State Engineer T H Hum pherys State Health Commissioner T B Beatty and State Fish and Game Commissioner Newell B cated they would make every attempt to see that no injustice arises from the plant operation that the princil pie of the greatest good to the great1 number will prevail The dispute lies behind the whine of the big motors of the pump it centers on the right of the cairn companies to tap the deep sections o Utah lake Foremost were the ques tions of the right to lower the lake level to a point where fish might per ish where the reduced area of water JTiight reduce the beneficial effect of dews and humidity thereby harming crops and where the lowered leve might leave a wide expanse of beach giving rise to injurious dviststorms Chiefs Confer Governor Blood immediately tele phoned the problem to State Engi neer Humpherys who was in Logan Mr Humpherys said he believed that a balance should be maintained whereby the crops could be saved without great injustice to the Utah county residents cxPressed the opinion that the lake could be lowered a foot Continued on FIBO Column On Will Rogers Says KUALMAUI July Did you ever hear of the Hawaiian islands Well if you didnt you have heard of Baldwins Flew into an island here that is just chuck full of Baldwins Frank Baldwin has the biggest sugar plantation and the most upto date and best run A water pumping system that is big as San Francisco Then they got a big cattle ranch All riders and ropers and polo players These visitors that never get away from the Whykiki beach when they come out here miss a lot This island must have the bcst politicians for they got the t roads Over homo a con cressman is never any better thpn his road and sometimes worse Yours violence Strikers were mobilizing Anyone who defies military rule must suffer the consequences said AdjutantGeneral E A Walsh His statement was made after slrikers setting out to stop all truck movement had beaten two drivers and frightened a third from his vc hide The disturbances followed the death of a citizen when a troop car answering a call collided with his automobile Publicly announcing they would defy military rule of the city imposed by Governor Floyd B Olson strike leaders issued a statement declaring the military has operated and is operating exclusively in the interests of the employers and against the men who are fighting for a living wage Scab trucks are operataing with military permits in ever increasing numbers the statement said De spite all his harsh words directed at the employers Governor Olson di rects all his harsh blows nt the union and the strike General Walsh boasted in yester days papers that truck movement is 05 per cent normal This is far from being the case but it shows what they are driving break the strike and drive the men back to work at starvation wages and non union conditions under cover of mar tial law AIDES TO MEET ROOSEVELT AS CRUISERDOCKS Gibiuet Members High Of ficials Rush lo Join Chief in Portland U S STEEL REPORTS BIG TRADE GAIN Earnings Quarterly Best Since 1930 of PAYROLLS INCREASE By United Press PORTLAND Ore July 31 While the U S S Houston steamed steadily across the Pacific today bearing President Franklin D Roosevelt to ward the Columbia river high gov ernment officials were converging on Portland from all directions to join the presidents party here Friday Among those expected are Mrs Roosevelt Secretary of the Interior Ickes Secretary of War Dern Gen era Edward Markham chief of en gineers Frank T Bell head of the U S bureau of fisheries the presi dential secretaries Louis McHcnrj Howe and Stephen T Early and Colonel E M Watson the presidents military aide The president will spend only day and a half in the Pacific north west and practically all of his time iere will be devoted to inspection of the two great public works proj ects harnessing the waters of the Columbia river at Bonneville Ore and Grand Coulee Wash The cruiser Houston with the president aboard is due to dock here nbout noon Friday After a short parade through downtown streets the presidential party will go to Bonne ville 40 miles up the Columbia River highway by automobile The presi dent will make a short address at the damsite and will board the special rain there and leave in the late af ernoon for Spokane Wash Saturday morning the train will carry the party to Ephrata Wash where it wilt again take to autos for the 20mile ride In the site of the huge Grand Coulee dam Bandit Robs Postoffice Branch At U S House of Representatives Dividend Rate Slinds Balance Carried lo Surplus By Assocated Press NEW YORK July United States Steel corporation today re ported earnings for the three months ending June 30 larger Shan for nnj quarterly period since the last quar tcr of 19iO The directors made no increase in ils quarterly disbursement on the cumulative preferred shares how ever Another payment of 50 cents was ordered as had been done in each of the preceding six quarters leaving cumulative arrearages o a share Total earnings after ordinary man ufacturing expenses amounted to compared with 56578731 in the preceding quarter and 381554 in the like period of last year Payrolls increased sharply com pared with a year ago amounting to for the quarter comparec with only in thesame pe riod of last year The increase in wages effective April 1 boosted aver age hourly earnings for employes of ill subsidiaries other than transpor lation companies to 712 cents from 655 cents This increase it was esti mated raised the quarterly payroll by about First Surplus Since 1930 After all charges for depletion de preciation obsolescence interest and overhead charges on iron ore proper ties there was a net profit of 350241 This amounted to per share of preferred stock the first time anything has been earned on the stock since the third quarter of 1931 The 50cent dividend will take leaving a balance for sur plus after dividends of the first time anything has been carried to surplus since the third quarter of 1930 This balance compared with a defi cit from surplus of in the previous quarter and a deficit of 428772 for the like months of 1933 While there has been some expecta tion in Wall street that the disburse ment on the preferred stock might be increased Myron C Taylor chair man in a statement issued after the directors meeting said In view of the fact that dividend Contlnuod on Pnun ElslH Four HITLER SUMMONS CABINET AS AGED PRESIDENT SINKS DOLLFUSS SLA YERS HANG Nazi Rebels Die With Cry HeilJIitler Indications Poiul Anew lo German Hand in Austria Press Ordered to Desist From Talk of Successor All That Has Been Taken Care Reports Nazi Propaganda Ministry By WADE WERNER Copyrluht 1934 by Associated Press VIENNA July inter est was pointed anew toward Ger many tonight following the hanging of two nazis held responsible for the assassination of Chancellor Dollfuss and official publication of a de ciphered document purporting to show plans to overthrow the Austrian government were matured in the rcich Propaganda Chief Walter Adam in the name of the cabinet an nounced over the radio that plans for the nazt putsch including the pos sibility of civil war were found in the shoes of a man arrested at Kol lerschlag upper Austria The fact that the cabinet made the document public was held by some to indicate that no definite peace was envisaged Others interpreted it as a step to force the German govern ment to demonstrate its lack of com plicity by acting against Austrian exiles now in Germany Hail Leader The two nazis accused of implica tion hi the killing of Dollfuss hanged in the prison yard almost six days to the hour after the chancellors slay ing were said in an official account of the execution to have died with the words Hcil Hitler on their lips One Franz Holzweber convicted of high treason as leader of the putsch in which Dollfuss died also shouted I die for Germany the account stated The other Otto Planetta former army staff sergeant said he killed the chancellor without ntending to do so and begged for giveness in court Another thing that turned attention iere upon Germany was what was jelicved to be the imminent death of resident von Hindenburg The of ficial Austrian news agency kept open an hour later than usual waiting for news of his condition Germiui Passport The man described by Adam as having carried plans of the Austria putsch was said to have had a Ger man passport in the name of Fran Heel The nazis involved were nol Continued nn Five Column Onoi By Associated Press BERLIN July propa ganda ministry today ordered the German press not to speculate on the successor of President Von Hcndenburg in the event of his death informing journalists il that has been taken cnrc of The propaganda ministrys cryptic assurance that the matter was settled left editorial offices throughout Germany wondering what these few woros concerning which further comment was re fused might mean To every nazi they meant but one thing namely thnf Hitler would automatically succeed to the leadership of the nation whatever be his title To die hards of the old regime it meant that Dr Edwin Bumke president of the supreme court would be come acting president according to law preceding a national elec tion A third group speculated thnt only President Von Hcndcnburgs will and testament would throw light upon the succossorship In this connection curiosity centered around a report that Von Hin denburg had specified in his will that Vice Chancellor Franz von Papcriy envoy to Austria becomes his successor It wns doubted whether in view of events following the sup pression of a revolution on June 30 Von Papcn still remained the presidents choice or whether possibly someone else had been nominated FILM ACTRESS LAID AT REST Simple Services Conducted for Marie Dressier Wee Kirk at Price Doctor Wills Cash To Countyjor Hospital Land and Left by Frank F Fisk for Erection of Modern Clinic WASHINGTON July 31 A daring bandit disregarding capitol police on guard only a few yards away today robbed the house of rep resentatives postoffice of between and ihe contents of the cash drawer HD accepted the word of Donald Stuckcy tie sole clerk on duty at he postal branch in the new house office building that the safe aincd nothing result saved The government as exactly This urn and a few odds and ends had been locked in the safe for the nighf Stuckey said the bandit a man with a flatlMied nose entered the clerks section through a door which had been left open for air drew an automatic and demanded the money in the safe Accepting Stuckeys statement the man then ordered the clerk to hand over the money in the cash drawer Stuckey obeyed and then went be hind a screen at the command of the invader until after he had left tear ing out telephone wires as he went Capitol police on duly in the lobby adjacent to the postoffice said they believed the robber left the building by a rear door Special to The Tribune PRICE July and property for the erection of a modern hospital in Price are be queathed to Carbon county in the will of the late Dr Frank F Fisk filed for probate Tuesday with Carbon County Clerk Elizabeth Hadley The hospital is to be known as the Dr F F Fisk Me morial hospital The bequest provides for construction of the hospital on the land occupied by the Fisk resi dence and adjacent pieces of property The will stipulates that the hospital must be erected on the southeast corner of the prop erty and must be of sufficient size and character to be rated as a training hospital by the Amer ican Medical association A suita ble carving inscribing the name at the hospital must be placed above the entrance The will provides that if Car bon county fails to carry out terms of the will faithfully the bequest will lapse and the money and real estate revert to the resi due of the estate Dr Kisk who died in Price July 21 was medical examiner for the Denyer Rio Grande Western railroad and was re puted to be the wealthiest person in eastern Utah having large holdings in Carbon county real estate Although the petition for probate places the value of the es tate in excess of it is believed to have a value of a half million dollars Hearing on the petition will be conducted Au gust 17 The will contains cash bequests aggregating including the hospital bequest a trust fund for Robert Fisk 11 a grrndson residing in Overland Mo to George Fisk of Toledo Ohio to Adorn Boyer of Helmer Ind a cousin to Mrs Minnie Newton the late doctors housekeeper to the legal heirs of Warren Boycr deceased cousin and 000 lo Minnie Smurr of Butler Ind a cousin The residue of the estate is be queathed to Walker Bank Trust company to be held in trust for a son Russell T Y Fisk of Seattle Wash except for a be quest to Lisle A Smith assistant United States attorney general Washington D C another cousin and one of the executors Mr Smith also receives an automo bile a diamond ring and a Ma sonic cmblein The Walker Bank Trust company is the other executor of the will Several diamond rings Masonic emblems and other jewelry are bequeathed to Matthew Gilmour of Price a friend the doctors surgical instruments and drutfs are given to the Price City hos pital and his medical and surgical books are bequeathed to the Car bon County Medical society The will witnessed by Caro line B Gilmour of Price and Lyle E Lamph of Castle Dale was executed June 4 1930 LONDON July 31 Britain speculated today with un concealed anxiety on the possible outcome of the illness of Presi dent von Hindenburg of Ger many He is to Germany wbnt King George is to England and King Victor Emmanuel is to Italy was the comment of a high au thoritative source who said Von Hindcnburgs death would be a severe blow to Germany and to the whole world His loss would be even more serious politically the spokes man added because the ques tion of who will take his place is nol automatically answered It may be true that Von Hin rlonburg in recent months has been too feeble and aged to lake any aggressive stand in Gcr manys affairs but his name and position still carry tremendous influence What will be reichswehr do That is the big question which will arise in event his death Now that the storm troop or ganizations have been deprived of their influence the reichswehr has become the most important political factor in Germany There has been no doubt thnt their loyalty to their idol Von Hindcnbcrg has been responsible ifiii Iherfact Ihpt tncy supported Hitler Hitler himself has shown by his utterances since the storm troop purge that he is seeking to build future power around the reichswRhr Whether he will be successful in winning their sup port is the big question Medical Bulletins All Warn Germany to Expect the Worst GLENDALE Calif July 11 The final scene in the life drama of filmdoms ugly duckling was re corded here today Funernl services ns simple as the life she followed were said for Marie Dressier before a small gathering which included film stars and wait resses cameramen and executives as well as friends from outside the busi ness where she made her great suc cess late in life In the cubicle of the Wee Kirk O the Heather in Forest Lawn ceme tery here assembled the closest friends nf the screen star who be came affectionately known among ft ihe USly dHUCSing under They included James and Mamie Long in the seizure of the city voting registration office a general mobili zation of all companies of the New US AID ASKED AGAINST LONG IVew Orleans Mayor Or ders Policemen lo Re sist Guardsmen NEW ORLEANS July 31 Hundreds of national guardsmen were mobilized at Jackson barracks south of the city late today as city administration leaders appealed to Washington for aid in lifting the iron band of United Slates Senator Huey P Long from the city of New Or leans engaged in a bitter factional right with the Louisiana political dic tator Almost simultaneously with city appeals to federal authorities based on charges that the militia had been illegally used by the state adminis Cox colored servants of the actress May Robson a veteran trouper like Marie Norma Shearer and Frances Marion once a protege of Miss Dress ier Fewer than a hundred others in eluding Polly Moran Jean Hersholt find Lionel Barrymore who have worked in pictures with Marie were in the chapel proper A hundred chairs had been placed outside the church but none was occupied A loud speakeer carried to the out side the voices of the Rev Neal Dodd Episcopalian minister who read the service and of Jcanette MacDonald concert and screen star who sang Fnco and Abide With Orleans national guard got under way Shortly before midnight Mayor T Semmes Walmaley ordered 400 armed policemen on duty nt police head quarters to resist a reported attempt by Senator Long and his state ad ministration followers to seize the police dennrlment with some 500 na tional guardsmen mobilized at Jack son barracks Rumors flew over the city that the troop movement would be ordered in the early morning hours while other reports finvc the time as noon omnrrow Records Show Stratosphere Balloon Reached Altitude of 60613 Feet WASHINGTON July 31 MVThe ely reported the readings of baro in Streets Prayers Offered for Recovery of Leader as Turmoil Reigns By A D STEFFEHUD Associated Press Foreign Staff BERLIN Aug 1 Under the constant watch of physi cians President Paul von Hinden burg was indicated to be somewhat improved in condition early today but the public has been officially warned to fear the worst Confined to his bed at his estate in Neudeck East Prussia the 86year old field marshal idol the German people was in a condition regarded as critical by palace officials Medical bulletins reporting progress had been stopped temporarily however easin anxiety as to his immediate danger All members of the Hitler cabinet most of them on vacation have been ordered by the chancellor to be ready tor a meeting in Berlin tonight Conjecture Banned The German press was forbidden to speculate regarding a successor to the aged president An order to that ef fect from the ministry of propaganda told newspaper men all that has been taken care of The words left everybody wondenng just whaf was meant Ti nazis it was assurance that Hitler would automatically succeed to the title Others thought it meant Dr Edwin Bumke president of the su preme courtwould become acting president according to law until a national election is held to name a successor There were assertions also from quarters close to Chancellor Hitler that the latter aspires to nothing less than being president and chancellor at the same time Physicians attending the president at Neudeck offered no predictions as to how much longer the rugged con stitution of the old soldier can hold out against a bladdor ailment and prostate gland trouble together with other complications of age Ailing for Weeks For weeks Von Hindenburg has not been in the best of health but improvement has followed each alarming report Previously however such bulle ms as those issued today did nut appear neither was there the wide pread alnrm among the people Te llaion Von Hindenburg let War and whictl he ed during troubled days later earned with extreme sorrow and hope that four famous phy icians are attending the grand old nsn JPrayers SatU Prayers were said in every Ger Unitiytthat he might be exert his conservative in man spared Continued on Pnsrc Three Column One Mane Dressiers Career illstarred stratosphere balloon Ex plorer was shown tonight by official calibrations to have begun its plum metlike descent to destruction from a top height of 60613 feet The rending of the balloons baro gmphs by the U S bureau of stand ards ended all hope that the big gas ban might have reached a height hitherto unattained by man The of ficial ceiling however was several hundred feet higher than calculated by the balloonist themselves John Oliver La Gorce vied presi of the National Gcnrgraphic soci graphs After telling of Ihc height reached by the balloon sent up joint ly by the society and the army he explained to newspaper men The barographs enclosed in a bal snm wood box and insulated with sponge rubber to pick up shock es caped serious damage probribly be cause they wore lashed in the rig ging outside the pnndoln The trac ings of the record itself were in tact Officials tonight siwnitcd word from Rapid City on what was shown by the spectograph the only other appa ratus siivod the very pinnacle of success as an actress and how and why she was loved bymilliona 7orn pildeSta t J her New European Map Offered Just as turmoil begins across the Atlantic we can offer our readers a brand new map of Europe 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