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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - August 21, 1932, Waterloo, Iowa ALL THE NEWS FOR ALL THE FAMILY FIRST WITH THE NEWS THE WEATHER Centrally lair and warmer Sunday day partly cloudy followed by showers and in northwest Sunday Monday sunset ESTABLISHED WATERLOO IOWA SUNDAY AUGUST 21 EIGHTEEN FACES PRICE SEVEN CENTS j ROOSEVELT HAS 9 REMEDIES IDLE IN TO TIKE UP In to New Farms Have Been Set Up 1 HALF-DOZEN SOUTHWEST STATES REPORT MOVE Unemployed Going Back to Land Lured Vision of Square Meals No Secrecy Kansas City of unemployed are going back to farms in the southwest Turning away from the cities where they have lound ment and disappointment men and women have succumbed to the lure of three square meals a day and a roof The of this return to the land was told Saturday to the United Press by officials of half a dozen states in terms cold statistics which did not however conceal the human story No land these men is too to claim of the new pioneers for many of them are just that half-starved seeking a new start in a new land The meager homestead land left in the territory has been taken the state lands not under lease have been occupied by squatters large farms have been split as members of the family who left the farm in more prosperous years have come home Establish Mew Farms Today hardly an of tillable land and still tne trek In Arkansas Henry the bureau of that a survey showed from to 10.000 new farms had established since Jan many of them being subdivisions of larger tracts Ar- kansas is one of the few states in which any considerable amount of homestead land is available J E McDonald Texas agricultural commissioner is furthering the ment in his state out that modern machinery may make em- ployment scarce in the cities lor years to come In Nebraska rent land was in high demand according to A E An- derson state and federal crop who said crop observers reports indicated large number of town dwellers already have returned to the soil Squatters Occupy Land Oklahoma has acres of land under the state school land department and hardly an acre of it according to A L Beckett man of the commission in charge is unused We had more than acres in land in 1930 ett said The little we have this year which is not under lease is in most cases occupied by squatters who have left the cities Robert W Brown president of the Missouri Farm Bureau tion reported that in this state there is undoubtedly a trend toward the country An organization of bankers tural college heads and mothers inter- ested has been formed in Kansas City with the idea of fostering the movement and is reported planning a strong campaign thru to it to the attention of the people New Farms in Kansas Kansas has had its share of the new pioneers Thousands of new farms are reported in the state There was however little untenanted land there at any time and most of the thousands settling there are members of established farm on page two column two Will Rogers Finds Notifiers Finally Got to Curtis Santa Barbara committee that has been around notifying everybody that something has happened to cm well they finally caught up with my old Injun friend Charley Curtis and they warned him that there was a possibility that he would have to listen to four more years of the same speeches thai he had heard for the last four Mr Curtis kinder stalled a Ford right in the middle of the road on prohibition That is going io bring up a kind of curious tion as he is the only or vice presidential date that is dry So the have finally got somebody jo to at last Keep country dry with Curtis in the Tours WILL f IMS Syndicate Inc South Trimble clerk of the of representatives de- creed that all loans made by the Reconstruction Finance tion should be made public in monthly reports Associated Press Photo Democrats Charge legislative Probe Directed by White House Albany N the Democratic presidential candidate Franklin D Roosevelt sitting as judge jury name of President Hoover threatens to be injected day into the Mayor James J Walker of New York on charges The strange situation may result from charges by Democratic legislators that orders for a investigation of New York's government came from the White House in beat Roosevelt now instead of charged during the past legislature when ance of the investigation of New York City was that the probe was extended to wreck Roosevelt's chances at polls Senate Minority Leader John J Dunnigan declared flatly that the investigation resulted from orders from Hoover who knows that he could not carry the all-important state of New York against should our governor obtain the cratic nomination Republicans Summoned Hoover's name into the investigation before Roosevelt was Chicago Indication Walker thru his chief John J Curtin planned to involve national Republican tics in the proceedings came after eight prominent state Republicans were revealed as being among 22 witnesses summoned to appear ut re- sumption of the hearing The witnesses ordered to shortly alter noon Monday by velt include W Kingsland Macy Republican state chairman who Democrats charged conveyed the orders from Washington The dapper mayor's efforts to escape removal from his a year job will be resumed on two fronts The hearing scheduled to be re- at 1 p m will be by court actions designed to halt the proceedings and to test the con- of the governor's re- moval powers Block May Testify After failure of one move to escape removal when Roosevelt refused to dismiss the 15 charges of corruption preferred by Samuel Seabury counsel of the legislative committee which investigated New York City's ment Walker turned his attack to the witnesses The witnesses probably will be called by the governor as the next step in the proceedings which promise to extend at least thru next perhaps longer Paul Block New York publisher whose joint stock account with Walker has played a part on the hearing thus iar also was expected to testify With the hearing in adjournment over the weekend the mayor and Curtin retired to New York to bolster their case and to place in order the next line of attack Business Situation Canvassed in England and ENCOURAGING REPORT EXPECTED AT CAPITAL Chairman Fort Plans Instant Board on New Relief Agencies Washington D directors of the home loan bank board are to return here Monday with encouraging reports on the H business gathered by personal surveys in the east New England and middle west These directors Franklin W Fort chairman board William E Best and Morton Bodfish have conferred with bankers insurance of- and directors of building and loan associations The results of their conferences are expected to reveal a more optimistic attitude on part of financiers The purpose of the discussions con- cluded Saturday was to ascertain the amounts of capital stock which will be subscribed by financial in- seeking membership in the home loan bank system to survey general business conditions boundaries of home loan bank districts and to select for the location of banks Made Personal Calls Prior to his departure Fort said would be practically impossible to hold hearings here on the selection of bank.sites Personal calls to various sections of the country were selected as a means time and learning of conditions as they exist Discussions with of ings insurance companies and building loan have given and his colleagues in- formation on the of the little or average wage earner While no formal reports have been received here from conversations held by the directors in their field surveys officials said that general improvement probably will be reported Will Meet Monday Increased commodity prices farm products position of the dollar abroad by a return of gold to this country reports of increased ment in some localities and recent gains on the stock and bond kets have combined to bring hope to business men who have labored under the burden of a prolonged and in- tense depression according to home loan bank officials Fort go into immediate with his board Monday There is a possibility that he will re- frain from making public statements for several days s The board hopes to open eight to 12 banks as quickly as possible in an effort to alleviate a condition that is costing thousands of people their life according to a recent statement made by Fort Policeman Shoots Dweller in Street Chicago Bryan Moss who has lived m the street with his wife and four children since they were evicted from their apartment for of rent Tuesday night resisted when Policeman Frank West sought to serve a rant on him Saturday The officer shot Moss in the leg When a crowd of 200 gathered at the scene the policeman brandished his gun and dragged his prisoner away Moss was questioned after the riot in Michigan avenue across from the Chicago Tribune building several months ago Utah Republicans Sever Wet Bonds Salt Lake City Utah Republican state convention renominated Senator Reed Smoot by acclamation late Saturday after adopting a platform declaring the Republican party does not bind Its candidates or individual members to any definite course action as to the question of modification of the prohibition amendment WEATHER FOR WEEK Washington D C The weather outlook for the period of Aug 22 to 27 for the upper sippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great Generally fair except tered showers In north at be- ginning of week and ing latter moderate except cool first of in northern sections Sun so Clear mild and them advertisement Sailor Adrift in Disabled Boat for Months Is Rescued San Luis Obispo After drifting four and one-half months in a disabled boat Capt P A from Dutch Harbor Alaska was cued Saturday off Point Buchon Missing since April 28 and without food for three days Captain was picked up in a condition by a boat Rescuers said was in a serious condition from exposure and hunger He could give only incoherently the talc of his aimless drifting In the less since he sailed from Dutch Harbor April 28 for a nearby port South Dakota Aids Farm Strike McCormick in Sinking Spell May Survive cian Reports Patient Rallies After Collapse Edith Rockefeller McCormick rallied late Saturday night after a sinking spell that brought her to the brink of death p m her special nurse Mrs Florence L Everett appeared outside the where the daughter of John D Rockefeller lies and announced that her patient was sinking rapidly Had Severe Collapse Fifteen minuses the physician in charge issued the following The patient had a severe collapse between and p m She lied and her condition now is the same as it was earlier in the day The doctor said he and his worked over Mrs McCormick for an hour while the whole family watched Pain Is Abated She remained conscious the en- tire he said and was in vere pain We did not administer oxygen but used the usual lants It was a very severe relapse by chills but I now think the patient will survive the night The physician said the pain had abated He predicted that death would come gently and that Mrs McCormick would drift painlessly into the beyond Woman Killed in Lake Shore Wreck Kenosha fied woman was killed and some 50 passengers were injured Saturday when a electric train from Chicago on the Chicago North Shore Milwaukee line was derailed and wrecked at the Tobin road crossing near here All the cars left the rails The last car in which the woman who was killed was riding was thrown 30 yards into a ditch The injured were taken to Kenosha hospitals Spread of the midwest ers strike to force price in- creases brought South Dakota and Nebraska farmers to the aid of lowans in the blockade halted shipments ol milk dairy products livestock and produce to Sioux City la Above is a group of South Dakota strike recruits with spiked planks and wire caliles with which halted produce trucks en route to Sioux City at the South boundary At the left is Sheriff John A Davenport of Sioux City whose offer of deputies to escort the trucks thru picket lines failed to break the embargo Des farm strike in 8 may in- stead of 30 days the leader of the movement said Saturday Milo Reno president of the National Farm emphasized in an interview with the United Press that the strike has as its goal cost Of production prices for farm and will continue goal been achieved or until the leaders are convinced it not be reached Reno believes the strike has aroused farmers as no other movement has It is a finish fight he said The farmers must win the battle or become peasant Society owes the er a reasonable profit on his and he is going out and get it Thus far Iowa is the only state in which the holiday ment has been started officially but Reno believed South Dakota soon would follow suit Mrs Thaden and Mrs salis Wind Up Week Going Round and Round BREAK OLD REFUELING RECORD FOR WOMEN Break Other Records Also and People Beneath Claiming Some Record L I N Two have been up in the air for six days and show no signs of coming down Skeptics will say that this does not constitute a record But Mrs Thaden of Baltimore and Mrs Marsalis of St Louis who went together have in fact set a world's record In a large airplane which has been coyly described as The Flying these intrepid women have flown over Valley Stream L for 150 consecutive hours to a new woman's world refueling endurance record Mrs Louise Thaden is the first mother of a two-year-old baby ever to fly 150 consecutive hours in the air And relentlessly dauntlessly she and Frances Marsalis were Saturday night still flying Others Also Claim Record This makes a third record For a record for endurance has also been claimed by groundling persons who ive near the airport over which the lady birds circle incessantly It appears that nonstop fliers according to the the game to fly all night even after the reporters have gone home Thus over- humble rooftops where to the dauntless on and on thru the night and And nonstop fliers must fly at 2 3 and even 5 a No records have the two husbands concerned altho came on from St Louis and talk to his wife by wireless telephone It is the effort was not the wireless was not working well that day Then he went back to St Louis for business reasons Technique Is Simple The technique endurance ing simple up in Every so often your crowds of friends and admirers come along in another airplane drop line and pump more gasoline down you You write quaint things on boards and hold them up for the photographers and news reel men in the nearby plane You drop notes too Your clean laundry up to arid powder and lipsticks National advertising agencies make you Tomato juice ba- nanas hot coffee and spare parts are lowered to At 8 p m Saturday The Flying Kitchenette up in the air for 150 hours which is 27 hours longer than Trout and Edna May Cooper stayed up at Los Angeles last year Unusual Heat Wave Drives Women in Mayfair to Scant Costume shoppers in the fashionable Mayfair district attired in bathing suits and beach pajamas Saturday in England's worst heat wave in more than 20 years Residents of London unaccustomed to blistering temperatures flocked to the seaside in unprecedented bers Trains and excursion boats were loaded to capacity A total of 25 known dead was re- ported from the heat while there were hundreds of prostrations The temperature reached 99 degrees day close to the all-time record at Greenwich observatory It had fallen to 87 Saturday which was still almost unparalleled heat for London but the forecast was for cooler weather Sunday The heat was the worst since 1911 GETS ARMY CONTRACT Panama City The Winston Bros of Minneapolis have been awarded a con- tract for the construction of a new area at Fort Clayton Bright Spots in Business 1 Health Picture Maudie Lee Bradshaw of nibal Mo Was adjudged the healthiest 4-H a cent Associated Press Photo Pilot and School Teacher Lose to Leave Ground Portland pilot and a young Portland school teacher were burned to death at port here Saturday afternoon when a biplane crashed and burst into flames in an attempted takeoff The dead are George McLellan 24 transport pilot attached to Portland municipal airport at Scarborough and Mrs Grace West 20 a teacher at the Peary school in Portland McLellan and Mrs West mother of a daughter attempted to take in a Gypsy Moth open cockpit plane The ship failed to gain altitude After skimming tall on outskirts of the field it finally plunged to earth and burst into flames Strapped in their seats McLellan and Mrs West were un- able to extricate themselves Would Curb Speculation Control Public Sale of j Securities AIMS ATTACK j AT HOOVER'S REGIME Claims President Encouraged Boom and Blamed World Conditions WATERLOO AUTO TOLL SINCE JANUARY 1 1932 Number of accidents Number killed 2 is YOUR m Are YOU Boy Aerialist in Kid Circus Makes Three Bad Breaks Madison Daring aerialists somersaulted thru the air and caught a- swinging eze high up in the big top of a circus Friday night Boys and girls of Briar Hill staged their own circus here Saturday Watch Gervais Showen 15 shouted to his companions Leaning from the limb of a tree he caught at a rope swung toward him Back he swung on but the rops broke vals fell At the hospital they said he suffered fractures of thf skull arm and shoulder I By the United New new low record in bank closings was established this week with only 16 pensions the American Banker reported Saturday believe there s a definite indication that this country is on the of ness A zee general sales manager of Dodge Brothers corporation said New for general business is much brighter now than at anytime since the be- of the R A C Smith chairman of the White Rock Mineral Springs company said on leavin for Europe Gasc company's No 9 coal mine near St Charles will be re- opened Monday after nearly a year's idleness providing em- ployment for more than 375 men Washington D ings of revenue freight for the week ending 13 totaled cars an increase of 398 cars above the previous the American Railway ation announced Saturday Professor Piccard Foresees Stratosphere Trips from Europe to U S August Piccard who ascended more than 10 miles into the heavens in his stratosphere balloon this week expressed the opinion in an article in the Cor- riere Sera Saturday that long it would be possible to fly thru the stratosphere from Europe Piccard who with the assistant who accompanied him is the first living human to rise so far in the air said the wind resistance in the reaches is almost non-existent His article caused considerable com- ment since he is known for on scientific predictions and is assumed to have greater knowledge of the stratosphere than any man on earth having gone into it twice TO PICKET Driver Missing in Milk Strike Area LeMars Crabtree a grocery truck driver of town la who has been missing since Friday morning Saturday was being sought by J C Lang his em- ployer Lang said hn feared foul play In with the farmers day and milk strike and local authorities however said they had no trace of the man or truck which contained no farm products Farmers from Five Counties Asked to Meeting for Making Plans Missouri Valley R Savery of Logan Saturday an- farmers of five Iowa ties have been invited to attend a meeting at Dunlap Sunday at which plans will be made for picketing roads leading into Omaha Savory a retired farmer and er in the farmers holiday movement said the co-operation of in Carroll Crawford Monona Potta- and Harrison counties has been sought He made the ment before several hundred persons attending a farmers union picnic One thousand farmers Savery saW nt to Keep products the market Columbus economic remedies which he said were for the protection ol the mass of average can men and were- posed Saturday by Gov Franklin D he fired the ing gun in his road campaign for presidency Charging that the president's speech and the can platform are empty of the Democratic standard bearer also aimed a attack at the Hoover administration Thousands had jammed streets to cheer the New York ernor as he arrived in the city earlier in the day sat in a ball stadium to hear his campaign speech He was introduced by James M Cox former governor of Ohio I propose ant orderly explicit and practical group of fundamental Roosevelt de- clared i Protect Mass of People These will protect not few but the great mass of average women ashamed to i repeat hava forgotten by power 1 v Prevention issuance of manufactured 1 of axe brought out thel purpose of enriching those who their sale And a requirement that ers of legitimate disclose their and commissions v 2 Pull federal regulation of holding companies which sell in interstate 3 Federal authority the of exchanges in the ness of and selling ties and commodities 4 More rigid supervision of tional banks for the of depositors 5 Discouragement and tion of the unrestrained use of bank deposits in speculation to the detriment of local Two Other Remedies 6 Separation of investment banking and commercial banking 7 Restriction of federal reserve banks whose funds prior to 1929 were used practically without check for many speculative poses Of the other the governor Finally I propose two new poll cics for which legislation is not re- quired They are policies of fair and open dealing on- the part of the administration with the American In the first place I promise you that it no be possible for international bankers or ers to sell to the investing publio of America foreign securities on the implied understanding that these securities have been passed on or approved by the state department or any other agency of the federal government In the second place I assure you that high public officials the next administration will neither by word nor by deed to in- fluence the prices of stocks and Sums History Briefly The governor pointed his attack on the Hoover administration in this I sum up the history of the last administration in four sentences It encouraged speculation and thru its false eco- nomic policies It attempted to minimize the crash and misled the people as to its gravity It erroneously charged the causa to ether nations of the world It refused to recognize and cor- rect the evils at home which brought it forth delayed relief and forgot to reform Before his remedies Gov Roosevelt outlined what he called his economic five liefs on which he said he based his proposals I he said in ism but I mean it in everything the word implies I believe that cur industrial and economic is made for in- I dividual men and women and not individual men and women for the benefit of the system For Individual Liberty I believe that the individual should full liberty of action to make the most of himself but I do not believe that in the name of that sacred word a few powerful in- should bo permitted to industrial of the lives of half of the population of the United States He said he offered his in contrast to the of the Republicans and In contrast to theories of the year which I shown that the lenders still hold The governor said he the on PASS two column
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