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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1934, Mason City, Iowa i a A t i T r F I Iowas DAILY PAPER for the Home NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERV1CB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 7 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 258 McKeown to Be Missed Chairman of House Judiciary Group Defeated By HERBERT PLUMIVKK Aug 7 De feat of the vet eran Oklahoma member of the house j o v i a 1 Irish Tom Mc Keown of Ada may upset the c a r e f u 1 ly laid plans of the ju diciary commit tee of that body for proceeding against certain federal judges in impeach ment p r o c eedings in the next con gress McKeown an eight termer was chairman of a subcommittee inves tigating tile judicial conduct of various members of the federal bench His committee had amassed considerable information for use in a drive instituted by the house to clean up the federal judiciary Due to the press of business in the seventythird congress it was found necessary to postpone action until the next session McKeown and his committee had been particularly active in looking into the activities of Chicago fed eral judges When the drive is launched in the next congress by Hatton Sumners of Texas chairman of the house ju diciary committee the aid and coun sel of McKeown may be missed Study Milk Matters Plans for what is expected to be the most farreaching investigation of the milk industry in history are being carefully mapped out at the department of agriculture Not much ia being said about it publicly but those on the inside pre dict tumultpusupneavals once the in motion ex pertnow connected withthe AAA is one of the big figures behind the proposed investigation Drastic changes in the 19 region al labor boards throughout the country are being considered by the presidents new labor relations board The purpose is to try to expedite the handling of local labor disturb ances At present each board is working in a different manner caus ing a great deal of confusion for the national body Proposed changes are expected to include a realignment of geograph ical setups probable personnel changes in some of the regional boards uniform procedure in the handling of labor difficulties and a possible reduction in the number of boards Drinks on the House Afternoon tea at the State depart ment long has been one of the ac cepted customs in governmental circles around AVashington Ogden Mills when he was secretary of the treasury often had tea served in his office around 4 oclock in the afternoon Postmaster General Farley is fond of giving parties to newspa permen assigned to cover his depart ment following his press confer ences Madame Secretary Frances Per kins however has gone them all one better At her press conferences during the hot summer in Wash ington a negro attache in her of fice moves noiselessly about with a heaping tray of ginger ale and ice dispensing liberal portions to all who care to imbibe GOVERNOR URGES RADIO MERGER Hitler Preaches Eulogy at Bier of Hindenburg ROOSEVELT HAS LOOKATDAKOTA Promises Best Efforts to Find Solution to Vast Problem DEVILS LAKE N Dak Aug 7 a dust covered but cheering throng from this drought section President Roosevelt today promised his best efforts to find a solution to the devastating drought problem The president spoke from the sta tion after a 50 mile ride over dust blown roads around the edges of Devils Lake slowly vanishing for want of water and which residents of this section hope to refill by di version of the Missouri river Senator Gerald P Nye republi can North Dakota introduced the president as one whose leadership and friendship means so much to the people of the northwest Solution Not Known My friends said the president I cant honestly say my heart is happy today because I have beei seeing with my own eyes what I have been reading about for so long It is a problem that I wouldnt try to fool you by saying that I knew the solution The president added that if it is possible to do something about it we are going todo r As for the Missouri diversion sciierne lie said ffie engineers were that a dam could safely be built to store waters in Devils Lake but he assured his audience a conference would be called withina few weeks in Wash ington to analyze studies already made Relate Crop Story Restoration of the lakes shoreline which has receded steadily since 1883 is sought through the Mis souri river diversion project The level of the water has dropped ap proximately 30 feet in that time North Dakota representatives were joined by several from South Dakota in relating to the president a story of general crop failure The president made an auto tour through the city after which the party departed for Rochester Minn A late afternoon stop was to be made at Breckenridge Minn on the North Dakota border where train crews were to be changed Some 15000 persons were expected to be on hand there to catch a glimpse of the president State Conservation Board Will Convene DES MOINES Aug 7 state board of conservation will meet at Hotel Black Hawk in Dav enport tomorrow and Thursday Ross Ewing secretary of the board announced today GOLD WEDNESDAY SERIES TO OPEN Last Body of 17 Mine sPecia Sae Pay Sponsored m i w i r i by 30 Business Places Blast Victims round DERBY Va Aug 7 an all night vigil at the Stonega Coke and Coal companys number three mine rescue workers today brought out the body of the last of the 1 plosion victims of yesterdays ex TAeWeather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday pos sibly showers in west and ex treme south portions Not so warm in south and extreme east portions Tuesday night MINNESOTA Partly cloudy cooler near Lake Superior Tues day night Wednesday unset tled somewhat warmer In northeast possibly showers and cooler in northwest portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 97 Minimum in Night 68 At 8 A M Tuesday 79 in Mason City Thirty Mason City firms are sponsoring a special sale day in Mason City to be known as Golden Wednesday and the first of the series is to be held Wednesday of this week Aug 8 Each of the 30 business places is offering a very attractive special for the oneday selling A full page announcing the various articles and services at bargain prices appears in this issue of the GlobeGazette The Mason City firms partici pating in the event are Mier Wolf and Sons Able and Son Inc Finks Smart apparel The Merkel com pany The Boston cafe Ford Hop kins Drs Jensen and Kitchen Op tometrists Marshall and Swift Inc Palais Royal Montgomery Ward Kresges 25c and store Larners Henry Field company Zebkers Sam Raizes Department store Jef ferson Coffee shop Damons Inc Huxtable Drug store Park Inn Beauty shop Mason City Hardware company Blanchards BirumOlsen company CurrieVan Ness company D K Lundberg company Gildners 8 TylerRyan Furniture company J C Penny company W H Potts Jeweler Peoples Gas and Electric company and the Jacoby Battery company SCENE OF GERMANYS VON HINDENBURG RITES This huge fortresslilte memorial at Tannenburg East Prussia where the army of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg turned back the Russians in 1914 was the scene of Germanys national funeral lor its late war hero and president While von Hindenburg in life expressed a desire to be buried near his manor home at Neudeck the government risked the family to perm it the bpdyHo be entombed In one ot the Imposing tow MAYOR RETAINS OUSTER REQUEST Refuses to Read Petition New Building Reported Possible Last in order to be heard in a session of the city council Monday afternoon that closed about oclock following approximately five hours of business were mem bers of the Unemployed Council of which Henry Lansing county chair man of the organization acted as spokesman The group had planned to pre sent a petition asking for the resig nation of Mayor John J Burns from the city council The petition was left on the table during the lunch hour while the council meet ing was adjourned and when it con vened again Mr Burns had taken possession of the petition since it was addressed to him I saw the petition made out against me said Mr Burns when questioned by Mr Lansing 1 ac cepted it as a personal matter I was censored because I stopped these communists from marching They tell about the terrible things I had done said that I ordered ma chine guns and clubs against them Im only sorry if the police had clubs that they didnt club every communist in town Im Not Worrying Dont make any mistake if you read this in the paper I question whether there were 10 good Ameri can names on that petition You asked me to resign Im not worry ing about the job of mayor Nobody ever fed me Ive goi money invest ed in this town and Ive been a res ident for more than 50 years I wish every communist had drowned before he got across the ocean Now go sit down Councilman J T Laird reminded Mayor Burns that every man had a right to speak whereat Mayor Burns agreed but added Dont get personal with me You said communist said Mr Lansing You cant prove that I take that as a direct insult Didnt we pick up communistic literature all over town asked Mayor Burns Claims Favoritism And furthermore added Mr Lansing Im not on relief Im try ing to help others who are having a hard time of it You granted us a parade and then you stopped it You claimed the members of the Ameri can Federation of Labor were ready to use brickbats on us when it was only the leaders who were urging you You took advantage of us in favor of the American Federation of Labor when we didnt even have a jackknife in our pockets Mayor Burns then explained that he gave permission to parade but that the next day the chief of police dura o rase 3 Column 8 Iowas Heat Made Hotter by Humidity Mason City Has 92 North East Iowa Coolest Areas Another spell of unrelenting heat was the portion for most of Iowa Tuesday but Mason City was five degrees cooler than Monday with a reading of 9 A shower began falling here shortly before 3 oclock Tuesday afternoon North and eastern Iowa tempera tures were mostly lower than those in other sections of the state Charles City Waterloo and Dubuque reporting 88 It was 103 degrees at 1 p m at Ottumwa and Keokuk Readings in some sections were lower than at the same time Monday but the drop went unnoticed as the higher hu midity made the heat even more noticeable to Iowa residents The weather bureau held out some hope for local showers in southern Iowa where the drought has had its most telling effect and in the western portion of the state The death toll for the present heat wave in the state stood at four Tuesday and at Muscatine deaths of two children were attrib uted to illness caused by the high temperatures Temperatures in the lower 90s were common Cedar Rapids Mar shalltown and Davenport reporting 93 Muscatine and Mason City 92 Fort Dodge and Clinton 91 Charles City Waterloo and Du buque reported 88 degrees At Des Moines the reading was 97 at 2 p m DELAY HEARING UNTIL THURSDAY Olson Unable to Attend on Day President Roosevelt Visits Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS Aug 7 decision of the United States district court on whether Gov Floyd B Ol son will be enjoined from continuing military rule in Minneapolis during the truck drivers strike will be de ferred until Thursday at 9 a m Originally set for 2 p rn tomor row the hearing on application for a temporary restraining order and then a permanent injunction against the governor and the na tional guard demanded by 10 em ployers was postponed a day at the governors request He will accompany President Roosevelt to Rochester tomorrow and would be unable to attend the hearing he advised Federal Judges Gunnar H Nordbye and Joseph W Molyneaux Judge Advocate Fred i McCarthy said the governor would personally attend the hearing The chief executive was repre sented as expressing belief the ser vice of the summons on him for the hearing was illegal since it was placed on a desk in military head quarters Meanwhile permits had been is sued for 3200 trucks at noon to day Of that number 200 were is sued employers subscribing to the HaasDunnigan plan for settling the strike Derailment Delays Train Near Mmden MINDEN Aug 7 ment of four cars of a west bound Rock Island freight train near here early today delayed train service for several hours The engine did not leave the rails and none of the crew was injured Jewell Man Killed When Car Overturns WEBSTER CITY Aug 7 Pi Henry Olson 65 Jewell was killed last night on highway 15 north of Story City when a car in which ho was riding overturned John Gla man of Jewell who was driving swerved the car to miss a parked automobile Occupants of the other car were not located GUNFIRE HEARD IN NEW ORLEANS Sentry at National Guard Barracks Shoots Twice at Interloper NEW ORLEANS Aug 7 The first gunfire of the Huey P LongMayor T Semmes Walmslcy political mobilization sounded today when a guardsman at Jackson bar racks where the militia is under arms fired twice at an unidentified snooper and a militiaman later ac cidentally discharged his pistol at the city voting registration office The latter shot broke a plate glass window in city hall annex and threw the city hall area into confu sion There was plenty of excitement but no casualties in both instances Adjacent streets were crowded with citizens on their way to work shortly before S a m when the pistolshot crashed nut of the regis tration office in the city hall an nex seized by the state militia more than a week ago and since heW by force of arm SAYS PRESIDENT OPENED DOORTO NAZI MOVEMENT Our Field Marshal Has Gone Into Valhalla Declares Fuehrer By LOUIS I IXKJHNfcK TANNBNBERG Germany Aug voice wracked with emo tion Adolf Hitler preached a eulo y at the bier of his predecessor he late President Paul von Hinden urg declaring von Hindenburg opened the door to the representa ives of the German resurgence ie was understood to be referring to the nazi movement Praising the man who served ermany as field marshal when he limself fought as a lance corporal Hitler said Twice In the life of a soldier honorable mention comes to iim a great victory and after death Hitler then reviewed von Hinden cmrgs eventful lite beginning with his baptism of fire at Koniggratz and through the war of 18TO Clouds War His name was like that of un counted thousands of known to the great mass of the poo pie the chancellor said When the German people 4i years later remembered von Hin denburgs name the clouds of war hungoyer Europe In the worat these times Kaiser Wilhelm called up6nvon Hindenburg to take over the supreme command of the army Six days later guns were booming and three days later church bells rang in celebration of the victory of Tannenberg Large areas of German land were saved from devastation and from then on everybody in Germany had Hindenburgs name on his lips man who saved the country and led the army from victory to victory CaJSed Too Late The might of von Hindenburg and his array threw back the great est military power in the world lere in East Prussia Unfortunately ie was called too late to head all he armies of the reich Neverthe less for two years more he inspired that army to unexampled victories The unfortunate end of the war can under no circumstances be charged against him It merely passes judgment on the inability of the politicians of that day When the war was over a lead er returned to private life whose name is indelibly written on the book of history He Opened Door When in 1925 the German peo ple could find no better man than the field marshalgeneral to head the nation his election constituted the last triumph of the great army of the World war It was under his presidency that preparations could be made for the resurgence of the German nation it was he who opened the door to the representatives of that resur gence In his name a union was achieved between the past and the future Twenty years ago the bells of Germany rang out the name of von Hindenburg Now as we return to the scene of his great achievement the bells again are ringing in his honor The soldiers and the flags hold eternal parade The German people however will make a nilgrirnage to the dead hero to gather the new strength the times need Our field marshal has gone into Valhalla Voice Shows Emotion Chancellor Hitler closed his ad dress eulogy with a raised voice trembling with great emotion Then came The Song of the Good Comrade and played with it was iTnrn o IBRP 3 Column 1 MATRIMONIAL PLANS AKCHDURE OTTO LEAVES BELGIUM BOUND FOR ITALY Claimant to Austrian Rule to Join Mother and May See Mussoiini BRUSSELS Aug 7 Archduke Otto claimant to the throne of Austria left his Belgian exile by automobile today It was announced that be was headed for Italy to join his mother the Em press 3ita who has been there for the last three weeks Ottos trip was considered by in formed quarters to be connected with matrimonial rather than polit ical plans He is expected to reach Italy this weekend driving through Luxem bourg to Switzerland His baggage was sent direct by railroad Will Meet Mussolini ROME Aug 7 depar ture of the Archduke Otto pretend er to the Austrian throne from Brussels today strengthened re ports current here that he will meet Premier Mussolini despite denials by government attaches It frequently has been rumored that a marriage by King Victor Emmanuels youngest daughter the Princess Maria 19 years old has been sought for Otto but in the past the chances for such a union have been scoffed at here Since the assassination of Chan cellor Dollfuss however many be lieve that the return of a Haps burg to the Austrian throne is needed as an assurance against the final triumph of the nazis in Austria If the monarchy is restored Ottos position as a suitor for Marias hand would be altered con siderably It is accepted here as a fact that Chancellor Schuschnigg will come to Italy shortly to visit il duce but whether Otto will participate in the conference is conjectural WOULD COMBINE 2 COLLEGE UNITS N ONE AT AMES 3ig Plant Would Give Educational Police Broadcasts DES MOINES Aug 7 GovH Ulyde L Herring today set forth 3 Ian to merge the University of owa and Iowa State college radin tations into one powerful unit at Vmcs for educational and police roadcasts A wire network from the Univer ity at Iowa City the state capitol t Des Moines and Iowa State eachers college at Cedar Falls vould lead to the Ames station to nable each institution to broad ast programs under the governors ilan Station WSUI at Iowa City would e abandoned at an approximate javing of 530000 annually Gover nor Herring said Use of WOI at Vmcs for department of justice jroadcasts also would make un lecessary building two police sta tions and save the gover nor asserted Power Might Be Cut Construction of the two stations n opposite sections of the state was authorized by the special ses sion of the legislature Reason for the proposed radio merger Governor Herring said is that the federal radio commission is considering curtailing the power of WOI at Ames because the station docs not now use its full time broad cast privileges Connecting the station with State Teachers jind State University theS governor said would program material and permit an enlarged educational broadcast series Iowa State college programs would not be curtailed Governor Herring pointed out because the school now uses only half its avail able time on the air University Would Gain The university he added would ain by having available a station powerful enough to reach over the entire state WSUI at Iowa City now operates m 500 watt whereas the Ames tation has 5000 watts on 640 kilc ycles Governor Herring said If ome such step is not taken he varned the Ames station may lose ither a portion of the time allotted o it or its present power franchise Chief Park A Finley of the state ureati of investigation Presidents I M Hughes of Iowa State Eugene iilmore of State University O R Latham of State Teachers and Turn tn jjfl n Column 7 Jack Londons Widow in Serious Condition After Riding Mishap SANTA ROSA Cal Aug 7 Mrs Charmian London widow of Jack London the author was re ported to be in a very serious con dition today as the result of in juries suffered when a horse she was riding stumbled and fell pin ning her to the ground Physicians said her left side was badly crushed five ribs broken and her left lung injured PESKY ANTS Pope Scores Germanys National Church Move Here is another government bulle tin covering an important house hold control and des truction of house and lawn ants It goes thoroughly into the prob lem describing the kinds of ants with pictures and telling what to do about them This booklet should be in every home for if ants arent bothering you now there is no telling when they will This coupon is for your order Fill it in carefully and inclose 4 cents in coin to cover handling and postage Use this coupon CASTEL GANDOLFO Italy Aug 7 Pius today made a severe attack on the German na tional clurch movement during an audience granted 20 members of I the German Catholic Youth society Declaring that the German naj tional movement lacks common 1 sense his holiness urged his visitj ors to continue courageously to j practice Catholicism when they j return to their country In Germany there is enormous confusion said the pope There is absolutely no sense to such terms as positive Christianity and others used in Germany to apply to a new religion He said all good Catholics would remain faithful to the Holy Sec then gave his blessing to the whole German people expressing the hope that the people will conserve the Catholic fait The Information Bureau Frederic 1 Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 4 cents in com can fully wrapped for booklet on ants Name Steet City State i Mail tn Washington D C ;