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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FKIDAY AUGUST 10 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TVVO SECTIONS SECTJON ONE NO 261 The ABC of The FHA Time to Start Home Modernization Work Now EDITORS NOTE How the federal nome modernization program is expected to work is beingdescribed for the Globe Gazette by Its orgiinator The last article in his series will ap pear in the next issue By JAMES A MOFFETT Federal Housing Administrator Copyright 1834 6y Tlie Associated Aug 10 is wel1 to ero phasize the fact that the time for the property owner to start his modernization work There are many sound reasons why this is true In the first place RAIN GENERAL OVER NORTH IOWA Prayers Given for Preacher Bitten by Snake there are types of miiny repair work that should be completed be fore the arrival of cold I might enum ate among these the protection of plumbing to prevent freezing the protection of wood and metal by painting checking heating systems for efficient service leaky roof cleaning repairing a or replacing when necessary gutters downspouts and flashing installing storm win dows and doors weather stripping cleaning chimneys and proper insulation flues and seeing that draw There are 22 states in which the January temperature averages 30 degrees or below The point I am stressing will I am sure be readily understood without the need of going into more details Another and equally important reason why modernization plans should be effect on com merciaV industrial and residential every that obsolescene is allowed to con tinuemeans added costs to the property owner Nearly Without Value There are many buildings rapidly Bearing the point where they are without value The processes of de terioration continue day in and day are greater in winter than in summer A building that still may be restored to good condition if repairs are started now might if neglected just a little longer be so far gone that it would not be worth trying to save It is not amiss to remind the property owner that the very first signs of decay should be the sig nal for immediate action There fore purely as a matter of good Business and good the time to start your moderniza tion work is now Still another point is that pro perty owners are being offered un usual cooperation from the gov ernment at this time and there could not be a more favorable time for the property owner to borrow money for improvement purposes than now Insure Against Loss Our better housing program for Insuring financial institutions against 100 per cent of all loss provided the total of such loss does not exceed 20 per cent of the total volume of such credits advanced should and will oil the machinery of credit for those who wish to mod ernize their properties Moreover there are other rea REFUSES TO LET PHYSICIANS AID DEPENDS ON GOD Permits Reptile to Bite Him to Demonstrate Power of Faith SYLVA N Aug 10 Members of his mountain flock of 40 held prayer services today for Albert Teester 39 year old preach er as he fought against death from the poison of a rattlesnake bite suf fered Sunday when he fondled the reptile in his church to show how the faithful are A disciple of faith healing Tees ter continued to refuse medical aid but appeared to be making some re gress toward recovery The swelling of his body had dim inished slightly and he was able to talk a little Yesterday he could not raise his voice above a whisper The preacher who claimed he could undergo without injury because of his faith stood in his pulpit Sunday night held aloft the rattlesnake and called upon the congregation to witness that the reptile could not hurt him Springs From Pulpit Twice the snakes head flashed Twice its fangs sank into Teesters arm His faith was strong but for the moment pain was stronger Teester sprang from the pulpit ran to the church yard and rolled agon A friend offered corn whisky time honored snake bite antidote of the Teester would have none of it Whisky only makes the snake madder and the poison will sink he cried reiterating his faith Tongue Fills Mouth He regained composure but had to be carriedto his cabin near here He would permit no medicine no doctor Today his arm had swollen until the skin hurst His back and neck puffed and his swollen tongue al most filled his mouth A little food I is awaited as a result of the July Resume Iowa Payments in All Counties First Forms Can Be Adjusted After Rechecking WASHINGTON Aug 10 The farm administration announced today resumption of disbursement of cornhog checks on early payment contracts from all Iowa counties after a suspension ordered to permit a recheck of production data Dr A G Black chief of the corn hog1 section said that although the rechecking had not been completed it was decided to lift the suspension in view of the fact that all early payment forms are subject to ad justment if found necessary with out a second signature of approval from the producer Meanwhile Linn county was add ed to the list of those in which all rechecking has been finished and in which payments on all contracts have been approved Modification of AAA Reduction Plan Expected Announcement Is Awaited as Result of July Report BULLETIN WASHINGTON Aug 10 fl Conditions Aug 1 indicated a wheat crop of bushels and corn bushels reflecting devastation by the drought WASHINGTON Aug 10 The AAAs far reaching program of crop reduction is expected to be abandoned in part for 1935 An announcement to this effect FIRST LADY DAUGHTERINLAW When the paths of these traveling Koosevelts crossedjn Chicago xailottiTand thef Buifch Googins of JFort Worth7 Is one ot the first pictures taken of the first lady and her newestdaugh terinlaw Associated Press PRESIDENT BACK MET BY CROWDS Drought Labor NRA AAA Problems to Be Taken Up WASHINGTON Aug 10 President Roosevelt tanned and in vigorated from his miles of businesspleasure travels returned to the white today to grapple with a host of new deal problems The president arrived shortly be fore noon after a fast trip from Chicago Several thousand persons were at Union station to greet him after an absence of 41 days Embraced within the scope of the urgent questions confronting the executive in personal attention are the widespread and devastating drought labor troubles possible new courses for the alphabetical and American issues preliminaries inci dent to the 1935 naval arms con ference and many others including Plenty of Business Reciprocal tariff negotiations un employment relief plans for next year government financing mone tary problems and last but not least political matters The presidents tram which had been scheduled to arrive at from a spoon but no medicine was still his edict Teesters wife diedsome years Eons not as directly selfish Torn to Page 2 column 4 per FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy pos sibly showers Friday flight and Saturday cooler in southeast warmer in northwest portions Friday night Slightly warmer in north portion Saturday MINNESOTA Scattered showers Friday or Saturdays cooler In extreme east portion Friday night IN MASON CITY GiobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 95 Minimum in Night 62 At 8 A M Friday 63 Rainfall 32 of an Inch j tion fromer President Herbert ago after a long illness during which she too declined medical assistance FILMlREGTOR KILLS HIMSELF Hill Director of Min and Shoots Himself Through Head SANTA MONICA Aug 10 William Hill motion picture director coinmitteed suicide in his home on the ocean front this morning by shooting himself in the head police announced The director former husband of Frances Marion prominent scenar ist recently returned from China where he filmed background scenes for The Good He was to complete the picture here Only last week the director at tended Marie Dresslers funeral ac companying his estranged wife Miss Marion to the cemetery Hill directed Miss Dresslers picture Min and for which Miss Ma rion wrote the scenario Hill began his motion picture ca reer as a stage hand under David W Griffith in Los Angeles in 1908 He became a cameraman and later turned to writing and then to direct ing report on the condition of the na tions crops due today The change in plans would be only temporary Drought is the reason The scourge of aridity has continued to harass the farmer since the report for June predicted wheat oats and corn production as far below nor mal Four factors prompt the AAAto consider lifting the acreage pro gram for next year Carryovers Cut Down 1 Short supplies will cut last years carryovers down to about normal 2 Officials appreciate the pos sibility that political opposition AWAIT DECISION OF THREE JUDGES Fate of Olsons Military Rule in Minneapolis at Stake MINNEAPOLIS Aug 10 i The fate of Gov Floyd B Olsons Gamblers ventured into the no military rule of Minneapolis duringi lan5 of the Woodless New 9rlealls Political battleground to GAMBLERS BACK AT OLD STANDS Casino Resumes Play Near Jackson Barracks of National Guard NEW ORLEANS Aug 10 the truck drivers rested to day with three federal judges The judges John B Sanborn of the circuit court of appeals Gun nar H Nordbye and Joseph W Molyneaux of district court late Thursday took under advisement the arguments of counsel on a peti tion of a group of employers for a temporary injunction to end the military control of the city While no official announcement was made it was indicated a deci Hoover Observes His Sixtieth Anniversary PALO ALTO Aug 10 Foregoing any elaborate celebra might grow if acreage reductions 1 sjon might be returned today were continued in the face of lower supplies and high prices 3 Another year of drought in 1935 while not expected would re quire use of all acres to maintain supplies at normal Damage Next Year 4 Damage to next years wheat crop is already being predicted Some officials point out that plow ing for winter wheat should be under way soon but preparations are impossible in the dust Supervision of production will not be abandoned next year The system of contracting for reduc tions possibly bringing a number of crops under a single contract and making benefit payments will continue whether or not the cuts actually are executed With almost a third of an inch of rain in the early hours of Friday and a continuation of the drizzle underway in the forenoon Augusts precipitation total in Mason City was nearing the inch mark The gentleness of this latest moisture made it equivalent to a much great er amount in the form of a beating rain After a brief stop just before noon the drizzle rain resumed and Hoover observed his sixtieth birth day at his Stanford university cam pus home today Only a few friends were to be present at the family dinner where not even a birthday cake will mark the occasion that brought congratulatory letters and telegrams from friends and associ ates in all parts of the world Feeds Prisoner DES MOINES Aug 10 by 3 oclock the days total had been average cost of feeding a prisoner infroaattrt Tn T ftf oo A L t f i at the state reformatory at Ana mosa in July was according increased to 57 of an inch The 32 of an inch which fell in the early morning hours gave a grand total for the 24 hours of 89 of an inch to a report of the institution made to the state comptroller Republican Judges in 10th District to Have No Opposition WATERLOO Aug 10 three incumbent republican judges of the tenth district will have no opposition at the fall election An adjourned session of the district democratic judicial convention was dispensed with Thursday when ouly three persons appeared The incum bents are G W Wood and A B Lovejoy of Waterloo and R W Hasner of Independence Youth Killed tn Accident CARROLL Aug 10 Legality of both the proclama tion and administration of military rule was challenged by the em ployers who claim their constitu tional rights have been violated by the restriction which prevents them from operating their trucks on pub lic streets without permits from the National guard TRIANGLE BABIES NOT MENTIONED IN SUIT FOR DIVORCE Francis 21 Carroll was almost instantly last night John killed when his automobile struck a bridge southwest of here and turned into a ditch BURLINGTON Aug 10 a suit which did not mention the other woman or the triangle ba bies who entered the news spot light a month ago Bessie A Chism today asked a divorce from Dewey Chism alleging cruel and inhuman treatment On July 9 Mr and Mrs Chism Miss Loreda Rothlauf and two children Harold 3 and Verna l were brought into juvenile court it being charged that the children were dependent and According to the testimony Lor eda was the mother and Dewey Chism the father of the two child they all lived in the same house with Mr and Mrs Chism The children were ordered commit ted to the Lutheran orphanage at Muscatine were taken there July 11 Reports that a divorce would be sought by Mrs Chism were denied at that time While there has been no definite announcement as to Chisms plans in the event of a de cree there are rumors that he plans to marry the Rothlauf girl The divorce petition states that Mr and Mrs Chism were married at Bloomington Sept 17 1925 day undismayed by the clang of unfired weapons One palatial casino resumed play near the Jackson barracks quarters of national guardsmen who are charged under a martial law order with the suppression of gambling Senator Huey P Long meanwhile charged over the radio that his enemy Mayor T Semmes Walms ley was making sham raids on little 10 cent church lotto ignoring the large establishments Guards in Control As he spoke national guardsmen were in possession of the city regis tration office which houses the books containing the names of per sons qualified to vote in the Septem ber congressional primary in which both Long and Walmsley are sup porting rival candidates Mayor Walmsleys heavily armed police also rested on their arms in the city hall just across the street from the registration office Long Will Appeal Judge Nat Bond in civil district court yesterday held that the law creating a new police board for the city taking the police power from Mayor Walmsley was unconstitu tional Senator Long said the case would be taken to the supreme court for possible reversal He isaid he didnt care if Mayor Walmsley raised his police force to men We have enough state troops to handle them and if we havent the United States army will back us he said Fairfield Wets and Drys Sign Petitions FAIRFIELD Aug 10 ganizations of both wets and drys have prepared petitions to the Iowa liquor control commission asking that their interests be favored in the decision on whether a liquor store shall be established here the last 100 miles it made up con siderable lost time As the train pulled into Union sta tion a push engine removed the presidents car and shoved it on to the outside track near the south entrance to the station Police Lead Parade Preceded by secret service men the president made his way down a ramp to his automobile A squad of motorcycle policemen led the procession to the white house Nine white house automobiles and machines of cabinet members fell nto line for the short spin up Penn1 sylvania avenue President Roosevelt smiled broad y as made his way down the and waved to the hundreds of leople who had gathered to cheer iim He appeared in excellent phy ical condition The president reached the white jouse in time for lunch Confers With Morgan than He arranged for a conference at oclock with Secretary Morgen hau at which it was expected the vhole financial and business situa ion would be reviewed At 5 oclock Mr Roosevelt hoped o go over several questions with Secretary Hull Mrs Anna Dall the presidents daughter met him at the station John youngest son was with Mr Roosevelt Members of the cabinet went out to the presidents car to extend their greetings to the returning president JEER BRINGS JAIL When Curtis H Granastaff 32 year old Memphis salesman scoffed at troopers supporting Senator Huey Longs cause in New Orleans by calling them tin he did not reckon with the iron heel ot military authority He was jailed and fined S15 Here he Is behind the bars Associated Press Official Tribute to Leif Ericson Paid by Mrs Ruth Owen GODTHAAB Greenland Aug 10 Ruth Bryan Owen United States minister to Denmark paid official tribute today to Leif Eric son the Norse discovered of Amer ica Accompanied by J Daugaard Jensen director of administration of Greenland and a party she vis ited Igaliko where Ericson was born in the tenth century At a mountain ctest between two fjords the party was met by King Zebulon and the Igaliko villagers singing a chorus of welcome The Viking ruins there are the greatest in Greenland FIVE MEN GRAB Help Themselves to Payroll on Track Left Standing Without Guards LOWELL Aug 10 Five men one of them dressed as a payroll guard helped themselves to from a Safety Payroll and Bank Service truck standing unguarded in front of the Union Old Lowell National bank here to day and escaped unmolested Not until the two guards assign ed to the truck made a delivery a half hour later to the Lawrence Manufacturing company did they discover that the payroll of that company had disappeared On their other payrolls they discovered of the Royal Worsted com panys money also was gone Police investigating questioned a bystander who informed them he had seen two black automobiles drive up to the truck A man in a uniform resembling that of a bank guard stepped from one car took two money bags from the truck and then the cars sped away Police learned that the two guards had placed the missing money bags in the truck and re entered the bank to get more pay rolls for deliveries SOUTHERN PART OF STATE STILL REGISTERS 90S Temperature Drops to 63 Here With 89 Inch of Rain Residents of North Iowa reveled Friday in cooler temperatures and took new courage as they saw nature reviving under rains whicli ilthough not heavy were steady and jroduced the good effects of steady making Reports indicated that late Thursday night and Fri day were quite general in this sec ion of the state Mason City cooled down to 63 degrees and at oclock Friday afternoon 89 of an inch of rain had fallen since Thursday and a slow drizzle continued Charles City reported 67 and a light rain ail day at Waterloo only 74 at Waterloo and Marshalltown reported 78 Dubuque had a temperature of 80 and a half inch of rain It was 81 at Fort Dodge where 70 of an inch fell S7 at Cedar Rapids which had a light rain and 87 at Clinton At Ottumwa where the mercury sizzled at 115 to break the all time heat record Wednesday the tem perature was 97 Keokuk also re ported 97 Iowa City and Daven port reported a temperature of 89 Muscatine recorded 91 Heaviest at Iowa Falls The heaviest rainfall Thursday night and early Friday in Iowa was 86 of aainch PREPARE FOR COLD Aug 10 In times of heat it is wise to prepare for cold suggests the example of the state highway commission Thermometers were up toward the 100 mark as the commission announced that it will next Wed nesday receive bids for its win ter supply of 600 tons On the day before it will con sider bids for 13 heavyduty snow removal trucks Engineer Killed in Train Derailment 2 Others Injured WQLFPOINT Aug 10 westbound Great Northern train was derailed near here A mail early today resulting in the death of the engineer Robert Jelley Joe Moore fireman was injured critically and a woman passenger suffered slight injuries The locomotive and six of the nine mail cars were derailed as the train struck a motor car left on the track with one wheel caught in the ties Jelley was crushed to death in his Pearly White Hollywood Teeth Just Dont Exist mond was again a favored spot re ceiving 38 of an inch for a total of since Wednesday with more falling Friday morning Hampton welcomed a 35 of an inch rainfall in the early hours of Friday starting about oclock Later rain in the morning was also reported A survey showed that the Wednesday night windstorm which had been accompanied by practically no rain had flattened considerable corn in Franklin county Charles City had 24 of an inch duringthe night and a sprinkle con tinued after daybreak A 64 temper ature in the morning was compared with a 76 taken at the same time the previous day Corn seems to be FAMOUS SPOTS FAMOUS PLACES IN THE UNI TED STATES takes you swiftly to 49 famous historical the first building which William Penn entered in America to Plymouth Rock where the stormtossed Pil grims set foot upon the soil of the New World to Kitty Hawk field the lonely spot in North Carolina where the Wright brothers first flew a heavierthanair machine There is such a scene of cherished patriotic associations for every state and the District of Columbia Printed in beautiful green and se pia rototints every photograph is illuminated by authentic historical text and descriptive material No other booklet of this type is elsewhere available at any price Sent for your copy today Inclose 10 cents to cover cost handling postage Use this coupon and Seize Cargo of Alcohol CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 10 Federal agents arrested John Ched 1st 24 and Paul Capellano 21 both of whom said they lived in Omaha and seized a cargo of 200 gallons of alcohol on highway 30 cast ot here ST PAUL Aug 10 pearly white Hollywood teeth would be a fine thing to there is no such thing So said Dr S M Gordon Chica go secretary of the council of den tal thereapeutics of the American dental association in convention here American girls have spent mil lions of dollars on dentifricea to i keep kissable and men have scrub bed their teeth with pastes which lead to business Dr Gordon said It has been an expen sive process for everyone would like his pearly white Hollywood there is no such thing Normal teeth have the shades vary according to the in The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for Famous Places in the United States Name Street State Mail to Washington D ;