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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION you XL JIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1HE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 2 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 254 HINDENBURG DIES HITLER RULES CONSTITUTION IS SAFE WITH FR SAYS MITCHELL Judge Sounds Keynote at Demo Judicial Convention BULLETIN DES MOINES Aug 2 Leon W Powers of Denison to day was nominated by the dem ocratic state judicial conven tllon for the remainder of the terra of the late Justice E A Morling which expires Dec 31 1936 DES MOINES Aug 2 traditions of constitutional govern ment are safe in the hands of Presi dent Franklin D Roosevelt and the supreme court Justice Richard E Mitchell of the Iowa supreme court assured the democratic state judi cial convention here today Criticizing what he termed at tacks upon new deal legislation for political and partisan pur poses Justice Mitchell as keynot er of the convention defined the federal constitution as a flexible document adaptable to changing re quirements of civilization guarded zealously by the federal judiciary The president and supreme court he said have an abiding faith in the constitution Praises President Justice Mitchell also praised the president for his recovery program and Gov Clyde L Herring under whose able leadership the affairs of this state have beenconducted to the best interests of all the peo ple of Iowa As Roosevelt has the right to our ever loyal our consistent anc constant backing and support Justice Mitchell said soin thi state it is due Clyde L Herring foi that same singleness of purpose that same simplicity levelheaded ness and unswerving devotion to duty has characterized our gover nor in carrying on this uphil climb Asks War on Crime Appealing for cooperation o citizens in a war on crime Justic Mitchell referred to the Iowa liquo control act which is now being el fectively put into force and whic is driving from the borders of thl state the bootleggers and racketeer as rapidly as high powered moto vehicles can carry them along pave highways Repeal of the eighteenth amend ment by the people was in the belie that it would promote temperanc Justice Mitchell told the convention The cause of temperance can an be promoted by the enforcemen of the laws and the responsibilit to see that the laws are enforce rests upon each and every citizen o the state he said Faith in Constitution At the present time we hear great deal of discussion about the constitution of the United States Justice Mitchell said The Ameri can people know that the president and the supreme court all have as vholesome and as abiding a faith in the constitution of the United States as have those who now invoke it for political and partisan purposes and they know that this great docu ment was made for the not merely for the day on which it was written They know it was intended to tie and has been adaptable and flex ible in the solution of the changing Torn to Tage 4 Column 1 Send Sympathies to Germany SET NATIONWIDE PLEBISCITE FOR 19TH OF AUGUST Hindenburg Saved Germah Republic From Tottering World Knew Him as Rocklike Bulwark of Union AS THE SOLDIER PAUL VON HINDENBURG PLAN TO RECALL NYE ABANDONED Langer Factions Alters It Decision After Reporting Move All Set BISMARCK N Dak 2 UP Plans to recall TJ S Senator Geral P Nye apparently had been abau doned by the faction headed b ousted Gov William Langer shortl after leaders announced today tha the recall movement was all set Recall of Nye was discussed t a meeting of the executive commit tee of the republican state centra committee today and members ha ndicated the recall petitions requir ng signatures of 30 per cent of the ilectors who voted for governor in he last election would be placed in irculation by nightfall Lars J Siljan Garrison editor had been advanced as a candidate to oppose Nye in the recall election f sufficient petitions were obtained o call one FORECAST IOWA Generally fair and slightly cooler Thursday night Friday fair and cooler in ex treme eastern portion MINNESOTA Fair cooler in south portion Thursday night Friday fair cooler near Lake Superior IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 88 Minimum in Night 68 At 8 A M Thursday 6 Rainfall Trace Mason City qualified for the wea thermans forecast of scattered showers early Thursday morning by two halfminute visitations of rain ro slight that they left only a trace of precipitation in the GlobeGa zettes rain gage Recall Plan Withdrawn Later however word came from eaders the recall plan had been withdrawn at least for the time be ng and in all probability permanent ly It was indicated that leaders high in the factions councils had put heir foot down against the move ment State Senator A F Bonzer Jr prominent Langer faction leader who said Langer was opposed to the recall appeared before the com mittee in opposing the plan A petition for the recall was in process of being drawn when the movement was abandoned Mrs Langer to Run Mrs Langer wife of the deposed governor stepped into his shoes as Turn lo Page 4 Column 6 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Paul von Hindenburg to Germans Der Alto or grand old man was o the rest of the world a rocklike ulwark of German union and orce for stability when the postwar epublic tottered on the brink of vil war and dismemberment Emerging from retirement after military career that spanned more lan an ordinary life time and in luded two of the great wars of istory he undertook the duties of resident of the reich when he was earing the age of 78 served his full erm of seven years and then won eelection in April 1932 for a sec nd term Greeted first as a forerunner of estoration of the monarchy he roved a staunch constitutionalist id his utmost to preserve a parlia mentary government and acceptec he virtual dictatorship of Adolf Hit er in 1933 only when the German ieoplet voted for centralization of tower Swift Changes Seen His two terms saw the decline o be social democrats who led by riederich Ebert first president se up the republic under the Weima constitution the rise and decline o the centrists under the late Gusta Stresemann and HeinriphvBiuening and tSe boiling up of nationalist from which emerged the nazis Hitler They were years of agitation of fierce clashes between traine fighting units of the various politi cal parties of government by de cree of frequent elections as cabine aftercabinet fell Germany burdened by World wa reparations groaning under an in creasingly heavy load of taxatio and then sorely stricken by th worldwide economic crisis of 1929 33 swerved several times towar chaos But the ironwilled octogen arian who held the presidency ap plied the discipline adaptabilit and fatherly responsibility that ha made him beloved by the nation i World war days and his contem poraries testified did more than an Turn to Page 8 Column I AUSTRIAN NAZI GETS LIFE TERN Fifth Rebel to Go on Tri for Part in Putsch Hero of War VIENNA Aug 2 Hudl fifth nazi to go on trial for impli cation in the nazi putsch in which Chancellor Dollfuss was killed to day was convicted of high treason and sentenced to life imprisonment The sentence was imposed after a brief trial before a court martial SOME VIEWS OF HINDENBURG BY NEWSPAPERMAN jerman President Kept His Military Bearing Through Years By LOUIS P LOCHNER Associated Press Foreign Staff BERLIN Aug 2 On Sunday morning April 19 1925 a week be ore the elections for a successor Germanys first president Fritz Ebert I arrived at Hanover to re ort a conference the presidential andidate Field Marshal von Hin enburg wished to have with the German press and foreign corre pondents While most of my colleagues ar ived late in the afternoon I had aken a sleeper and arrived earlier lecause something told me it would le worth while to see the march of Hindenburg sympathizers past his lome which had been scheduled for he late forenoon After much argument and after I had produced a personal letter from Hindenburgs only sister a po ice officer permitted me to stanc outside the gate of his home to await developments Figure Promptly at 11 a m a huge im pressive figure then septuagerarian appeared in a field marshals uni form baton in hand It was a firs impression that I shall never forget The bronzed impassive face the sturdy unbent shoulders the im maculate excellently fitting uniform with highest decorations by Ger man and other potentates adorning it the exact motions of his arms as he raised the baton from to time in salute all this time was worth standing in a hot sun to see But what amazed me most was the field marshals ability to stand as though rooted to the spot foi more than four hours I confess to having been near fainting more than once during that time and I could not but notice that his aides changed from time to time the field marshal seeming not to mine theheat in the least Even Strongest Wince In the evening at a press con ference the same picture The sufocating heat of a hall in a downtown club into which mon Turn to Pace 8 Column 2 DER ALTE DIES BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Milestones along the road of Germanys late president Paul von Hindenburg Oct 2 at Posen now in Poland the son of a Prussian officer cadet school at Wahlstatt in Silesia the third foot guards at Danzig soon to enter his first battle decorated for heroism at battle of Sadow while a subaltern in Austro Prussian war for bravery at Sedan in FrancoPrussian war 1877 Promoted to general staff of German army to rank of major general to lieutenant generalship from the army hack into ser vice to lead Germany on the eastern front won battle of Tannenburg from Russia chief of staff president of the German republic president Aug 2 which had been generally expected to sentence Hudl a former officer in the Austrian army to death on the gallows Three other nazis were hanged this week for implication in the putsch Hudl was wounded twice and dec orated five times for bravery in the World war He is 41 years old The former officer created a sen sation in this testimony by stating that the federal employes of the chancellery did not have the feeling of being prisoners after nazis seized the building Most of them yelled heil Hitler when the putschists took charge he said The personal adjutant of Emil Fey cabinet member and former vice chancellor cordially welcomed Cooler Weather m Eastern Iowa Seen by States Bureau DES MONIES Aug 1 weather bureau today forecast slightly cooler weather for tonight and in the eastern part of the state tomorrow The mercury climbed to a top of 101 at Clarinda yesterday highest since the last heat wave Atlantic recorded a top of 99 Alta and La moni 98 Albia and Creston 97 and Des Moines Council Bluffs and Sioux City 96 Albia and Keokuk received 01 of an inch of rain while traces fell at Atlantic Creston Lamoni and Iowa City Death of Roy Doggett 47 of DCS Moines was said to have been has tened by the heat SEIZE AUTHORITY IN NEW ORLEANS State Carries Out Longs Orders to Appoint New Tax Assessors NEW ORLEANS Aug 2 Carrying out Senator Huey P Longs threat to take over the tax authority in the city of New Or leans the state today appointed tax assessors throughout the city to supercede the assessors elected by the city last January Backed up by the power of the mobilized national guard which al ready has seized the city voting reg istration office William Rankin of the Louisiana tax commission an nounced the appointment of the state tax collectors to take charge in New Orleans replacing the elected city board of assessors Senator Long recently announced this would be done as a result of Mayor O K Allens appointment of two Long lieutenants as assessors to fill vacancies caused by the deaths of two elected assessors This is new infamy and outrage exclaimed Mayor Walmsley on being advised of the state administrations latest reprisal move against his city regime The law does not contemplate this latest illegal act of Senator Long through his tax commission The anger of this man knows no bounds HITLER SEIZURE OF RULE COMES AS NO SURPRISE Apprehension Felt Over Political Future of Country PICTURES ON PAGE 10 WASHINGTON Aug 2 death of von Hindenburg Ger manys grand old man and the as sumption of the presidency by Chancellor Hitler came as no sur prise to official Washington but administration officials refrained from making any official comment on the political significance of the events Secretary of State Hull immedi ately after being informeu of von Hindenburgs death issued a short formal statement in which he ex pressed hig sorrow at the passing of Germans president and World war hero but carefully avoided comment on the political angles Ponder German Future Official Washington however has pondered the future of Germany without the stabilizing hand von Hindenburg with considerable ap prehension Little doubt exists in the minds of officials here that Ger many now faces its great crisis Hitler s8 chancellor and president now assumesfull powersof dictator ship officials believ2 but none care to publicly prophesy what Ger manys future under his lone guid ing hand may be Pays Formal Visit Dr Rudolf Leitner charge daf faires of the German embassy pre GERMANYS MASTER Man Held in Jail at Fairfield Sought by Albert Lea Officers FAIRFIELD Aug 2 war rant for the arrest of Er Trusty 40 of Fort Dodge was received here from Albert Lea Minn where he is charged with the theft of an auto mobile Trusty is in jail awaiting trial on a charge of cheating by false pretenses me said Hudl visiting card and handed me his ALL BALLOONS IN RACE DOWN ATLANTA Aug 2 en trants in the national balloon elim ination race had been reported down today with the finding of the navys entry six miles southeast of Commerce Ga where it landed during the night Suit Against Deputy Sheriff John Deach Is Dismissed The aarnage action filed June 9 against Deputy Sheriff John B Deach and his bonding company by Clarence Mondt was dismissed Wednesday in its entirety by Mondt I and his attorney Hines Mount Mondt who was recently sent enced to a jail term and paroled on a plea of guilty to charges of stealing grain from a farm south of Mason City had alleged in his petition that Deputy Sheriff Deach had beat him about the face and head with his hands last Feb 26 and had then put him in jail with out getting him medical aid for the alleged wounds GLIDER TRAIN FORCED TO LAND Plane Towing 3 Motorless Ships Exhausts Supply of Gasoline PHILADELPHIA Aug 2 glider train enroute from New York toWashington made an un scheduled stop at Philadelphia to day when the airplane towing the three rnotorless ships virtually ex hausted its gasoline supply fighting headwinds on the first leg of the flight The four ships landed safely Prep arations were started immediately to resume the flight to Baltimore and then to Washington Only one glider was to have left the tow line at Philadelphia Jack OMeara vice president of the firm promoting the flight land ed his glider first 2 Misstog hmmetsburg Girls Reported Found EMMETSBUKG Aug Johnson 15 daughter of Mr and Mrs H L Johnson and Nellie Fales 15 daughter of Mr and Mrs A C Fales all of Emmetsburg whom their parents reported missing from their homes since Monday night were located at Browerville Minn Wednesday officers here were noti fied A message from Mrs Ruts Hein of Browerville an aunt of the Fales girl told of their arrival there after hitchhiking from Emmets burp i pared to pay a formal visit to the state department to officially notify the government of the death of the president The German flag over the em bassy was lowered to half mast as soon as word was received from Berlin that von Hindenburg was dead and the embassy in common with the entire German govern ment went into official mourning until after von Hindenburgs funer al The embassy and all embassy of ficials also cancelled all social en gagements Pershing Pays Tribute PARIS Aug 2 John J Persbing World war opponent of Marshal Paul von Hindenburg pairt tribute to him today as one of the outstanding figures of the World war The American general said the late President von Hindenburgs masterly conduct his campaign on the eastern front marks him as a great general General Pershing said His de votion to Germany and her people whether in military or civil capa city was his most striking char acteristic Kaiser Sends Telegram DOORN Holland Aug 2 Former Kaiser Wilhelm sent a tele gram of sympathy today to Col Oskar von Hindenburg referring to his father the late president of Germany as the immortal hero of the battle of Tannenburg The text of the former kaisers message The kaiserin and I mourn with moved hearts with you and the whole German people A life richly blessed by the Lord has found its end The crown prince will convey our last greetings and homage to the immortal hero of Tannenburg Signed Wilhelm R I British Feel Apprehension LONDON Aug 2 grief and considerable apprehension over the political future of Ger many was manifest in British gov ernment circles today after the death of President Paul von Hinden burg The news that Chancellor Adolf Hitler had taken over the presiden Turn to Papc 4 Column 4 OFFER PLAN TO SETTLE STRIKE Minneapolis Seeks Truce as Plans Are Made to Open Chicago Yards MINNEAPOLIS Aug 2 10 point program for settlement of the 17 day truck drivers strike was proposed today by the employ ers advisory committee simultane ously with the release of three un ion Readers under arrest by the na tional guard In view of the employers peace plan Gov Floyd B Olson said he would defer issuance of a state ment he had planned to release this morning The chief executive announced Myles and Vincent Dunne and William Brown presi dent of the Drivers union No 574 were unconditionally released by theh military Permit Was Obtained They were arrested yesterday charged with violating regulations in holding a public mass meeting without an official permit Guard officers said an investigation today substantiated the claims of other strike leaders that a permit had been obtained and the release of the men followed Amid reports of picket attacks on some trucks the employers dis closed their first peace plan closely paralleling terms suggested previ iously by the Rev Francis Haas and E H Dunnigan federal medi ators Definite Wage Scale It provides for a definite wage scale only slightly lower than that offered by Haas and Dunnigan an election of employes to determine representation in collective bar Turn lo Pniie i Column I Standing Army Pledges Allegiance to New Reich Head By LOUIS P LOCHNEK Copyright 1831 blT The Associated rrcMV BERLIN Aug Adolf Hitler made himself absolute and unquestioned dictator of Ger many today by a virtual coup detat The Austrian born former lance corporal became president as well as chancellor of Germany at 9 a m when President Paul von Hinden burg 86 year old field marshal died at his country estate at Neudcck Hitlers cabinet ministers last night had prepared a decree setting forth that their chief should be president when von Hindenburg died Consequently Germany was not without a president for even a minute Plebiscite August 19 Within seven hours of the timo of the former presidents death the government had decreed that the German public shall hold a presi dential plebiscite Aug 19 destined to show whether the country ap proves of its new president and the nazi government Arrangements were begun for stately funeral rites for von Hinden burg It was decided that a great nationwide burial service shallbe held at 11 a m Tuesday burg where the field marshal turned back the invading Russians in 1914 Even with the cabinets full ap proval of his presidency Hitler made assurance doubly sure by re ceiving from the standing army of oath of allegiance to him personally It administered to the fighting men by Werner von Blombcrg minister of war and reads Commander of Troops I swear by God this holy oath That I shall be absolutely obedient to der fuerhrer the leader of the German reich and people Adolf Hit ler supreme head of the army and that I will be ready as a brave sol dier to give my life for this oath The ceremony of oath taking was followed by three cheers for the new supreme army who is also the supreme commander of the nazi storm stroops and their black shirted brethren the schutz by the two German na tional anthems Deutschland Uber Alles and the Horst Wessel i Song the latter a nazi anthem The body will be taken to Hohen stein a small town close to the Tannenburg monument the scene of state observance Government of ficials diplomats and von Hinden burgs brothersinarms as well as a large number of fellow citizens Turn in Page 4 Column JUST OFF PRESS Road Employe Dies When Car Overturns DAVENPORT Aug 2 ust H Hesse 34 an employe of the county engineers office in road maintenance was killed 14 miles north of here this morning when his automobile overturned His head was crushed This is an especially timely offer because of the present critical sit uation in Europe following the as sassination by the nazis of Chan cellor Dollfuss of Austria AH Americans are interested in these stirring events for Uiey remember all too well what Happened when Austria precipitated the World war 20 years ago This brand new mip of Europe will be found an invaluable aid in visualizing and understanding what is transpiring across the Atlantic It is not only a carries the latest statistical information essen tial to intelligent comprehension of Europes tragic happenings You can get this map through our Washington information bureau Send 10 cents in coin to cover cost handling and postage Use this coupon All Austria Saddened by von Hindenburgs Death in expressions of reverent regard for the German hero of the World war Reverence colored even the words of the official Austrian news VIENNA Aug 2 im posing statute of Paul von Hinden burg as a statesman and soldier was thrown into sharp relief here today by the fact that despite the j agency which announced the death bitterness of AustroGerman relaI of the president tions all sections of the Austrian j At the foreign office the death population saluted with veneration was mourned as the passing or the death of the German president one of the greatest figures of the The press and officialdom joined war and the post war years The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin carc fullv wrapped for MAP OF EUROPE Name Street City State iMail to Washington D C ;