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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1934, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM OEPT or n r S Mo t M r p ii DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT SLAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 151934 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 265 Youth Seeks Front Place Political Ambitions Find Both Hope Despair RUSH DJ40LT By HEKBEKT PLXJMMEK WASHINGTON Aug 15 Ambitious youths aspirations for a larger stake in the sphere of na t i o n a 1 politics nurtured and en couraged by both major political parties in recent years has found both hope and de spair in develop ments to date Bold gestures have been made thus far by the younger politi cians in this by election year Some have been successful bril liantly so others have fizzled in rather miserable fashion The outstanding achievement to date is the coup of the 29 year old Rush D Holt of West Virginia in capturing the democratic senatorial nomination in that state This youngster who will be six months short of the constitutional age re quirement of 30 if elected to the senate in November routed two old line politicians in his conquest One Clem Shaver former chair man of the democratic national com mittee had the personal indorse ment of Jim Farley The other William A Chilton is a former U S senator On the Other Hand Gratifying as Holts victory West Virginia may be to young hopefuls of the democratic party however the fate of others who aimed high is not forgotten Theres the case of young Joe Bailey of Texas who aspired to oc cupy the seat in the senate once held by his illustrious father In a bit terly fought primary campaign against veteran Tom Connally Bailey was not only defeated but intheopinion of veteran Texas poli ticians utterly flattened It may take for him to recoup his lost prestige in the Lone Star state In Missouri much the same thing happened Two of the younger mem bers of the house from that state had achieved considerable repu tations in national politics desirec promotion to the senate Both Jacob L Milligan and Jack Cochran saw their hopes smashed by the power ful political machine of Boss Pen dergast ofKansas City Youth Be Served Down in Tennessee the hand some and youthful Gordon Brown ing debated for a long while wheth er he should attempt entry into the senate from the house by run ning against the veteran Kenneth McKellar or a newcomer to the field of national politics Nathan Bach to fill the vacancy created when Cordell Hull became Mr Roosevelts secretary of state Browning finally decided to run against Bachman and was decisive ly beaten What has been called one of the most promising careers among the younger democrats in congress has been halted abruptly And so it has gone The political fate of other youngsters of both parties will hang in the balance be tween now and the November elec tions Will youth be served or not CANADA MOBILIZES KIDNAP HUNT Bryan Defeated by 2 to 1 in Nebraska Primary mm FESS CANDIDATES FOR SENATE IN OHIO 2 More Clean Cut New Deal TestsPut on Fall Schedule By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Twomore clean cut tests of the new deal were outlined for the November elections Wednesday by returns from primaries in Ohio and Nebraska Ohio democrats chose A V Honest Vic Donahey former gov ernor and new deal candidate to oppose Senator Fess the veteran republican senator and administra tion critic Fesswon out easily over four opponents In Nebraska the defeat of Gov Charles W Bryan behind over 2 to 1 by Representative E R Burke who campaigned on a support Roosevelt platfornf for the demo cratic senatorial nomination was conceded by Bryans brotherinlaw and campaign manager T S Allen Will Face Simmons Burke in the November election will face former Representative Robert G Simmons strong critic of the new deal who won easily in the republican primary In one of the closest contests of Tuesdays balloting Martin L Davey former congressman was pulling slowly away from hia op ponents for thedemticratic guber natorial nomination in Ohio For mer LieutGov Clarence J Brown was far ahead in the republican con test With a huge vote cast it ap peared possible that for the first time in Ohios history the demo cratic primary might run up a big ger total vote than the republican Contest in Doubt Nebraskas republicans chose 10 Liquor Stores Lay Off 20 of Employes DES MOINES Aug 15 Twenty employes in 10 state liquor stores have been laid off since the start of a retrenchment program on Aug 1 records of State Comp troller C B Murtagh showed today Salaries of the employes who re ceived notices totaled a year TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Thundershowers Wednesday afternoon or night with cooler in extreme south east portion Somewhat un settled and slightly warmer Thursday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy slightly warmer In north por tion tonight Thursday prob ably fair wanner in northeast portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 81 Minimum In Night 61 At 8 A M 66 Rainfall 123 Inches TheMason City area had its big gest rainfall of the month Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with 122 inches Dwight Griswold Gordon news paper publisher for the guberna torial nomination but the demo cratic contest was in doubt with R L Cochran ahead In Arkansas Gov J Marion Fut rell apparently won the democratic Turn to Page 2 Column 3 CHISELERS GET WARNING BY F R Profiteers to Reckon With Federal Government He Declares WASHINGTON Aug 15 ident Roosevelt gave notice today that chiselers seeking to profiteer in food prices as a result of the drought would have to reckon with the federal government Speaking at his regular newspap er Mr Roosevelt in re sponse to inquiries asserted there was plenty of food for the nation and no excuse for any profiteering or for any alarm by consumers He expressed little concern that there would be profiteering but made it plain that all such cases would be met by government ac tion Principle Unchanged He also said federal agents were intensifying vigilance over the grain and produce exchanges to prevent undue speculation in foodstuffs which might jeopardize natural prices Answering an inquiry the presi dent said the drought had had no effect upon the principle of the ag ricultural adjustment act which is to control production Secretary Wallace has indicated control would be retained over crops even though acreage reduction might be relax ed next year The president said the drought had moved up by two years the er pected time for disposition of the surpluses which have glutted American markets Set Up Machinery He now is intent upon setting up machinery to regulate a normal and reasonable surplus With such a surplus in crops the president feels danger can be avert ed of unduly forcing down prices by speculation or of exaggerating prices Regarding another phase of the drought the president said the gov ernment might purchase hay in Canada but he knew of no relaxa tion in the regular tariff wall ex cept for this purpose Open War on Drunk Driver andRoadHog Nation Aroused by 20 Per Cent Increase in Deaths EDITORS NOTE Increased death lists from highway acci dents have caused a spontan eous nationwide effort to elim inate traffic accidents This is the first of a series of articles describing methods taken in various sections to reduce the toll By TAYLOR HENRY NEW YORK Aug 15 na tion aroused by a 20 per cent in crease in deaths from traffic acci dents in the first six months of 1934 over the same period last year has determined that the drunken driver the road hog and the speed maniac must go In every section of the country states cities villages and even in dividuals are waging war to elimin ate the hazards of the road This movement is no planned campaign sponsored by professional organ izers It is a spontaneous reaction to danger and sudden death on the streets and highways of America More Than 35000 The statistical bureau of the Na tional Safety Council of America has estimated that deaths from traffic accidents in 1934 will be more than 35000 if drastic efforts are not made to curb the rising toll In 1933 traffic death toll was 31000 persons The first six months of this year there were 14750 motor vehicle deaths as compared to 12700 in the like period in 1933 and 13078 in 1932 In 1933 4100 of those killed by automobiles were school chil dren June the last month of 1934 for which figures are available showed a total of 2700 dead the highest so far for any month this year It rep resents an increase of 200 over May the next highest month this year and of 300 over June of last year Fit Various Sections The various programs for reduc ing accidents are designed to fit the needs of the various sections Dif ferences in temperament and edu cation of the driver geography and conditions of roads and vehicles create different problems in differ ent for which there is no common solution In parts of the south house to luiuse canvassers ask automobile owners to sign pledges to refrain from reckless driving and traffic law violations Some cities have or ganized volunteer bands of vigilan tes to report traffic violators No Court Fixing In some areas decreased speed the trend rather than an increase with punishment for speed violations swift and sure An effort to make it impossible to fix traffic courts and remove the possibility of tear ing up and ignoring tickets for small offenses is meeting with signal success in many cities Effort toward education of driv ers is universal State agencies civic clubs and schools are conducting safety first campaigns WOUNDS WIFE KILLS HIMSELF Iowa Farmer Believed to Be Temporarily Insane Due to 111 Health CLERMONT Aug 15 Bigler 62 farmer living six miles east of here shot and seriously wounded his wife today then killed himself with a bullet through the heart Using a single harrel shotgun Bigler did the shooting while his wife was milking Mrs Bigler abou 40 was shot in the chest and was taken to a hospital at Postville She is expected to recover Officials said they believed Bigle was temporarily insane due to ii health The Biglers have three children Roosevelt Taking No Part in Any Primary WASHINGTON Aug 15 President Roosevelt in response tc inquiries at his regular press con ferencc said today he is taking nc part in any primary campaign re gardless of press dispatches o statements hitherto published NAZI MOVEMENT GETS APPROVAL OF Political Will Written by Beloved Leader of Germany Read BERLIN Aug 15 dead hand of Reichspresident Paul von Hindenburg was brought into Chan chellor Hitlers campaign for a re newed expression of popular ap jroval through a declaration giving Signified but unmistakable recogni ion to the decisive step led by Hitler in the upward struggle of the erman people i I thank providence the aged j field marshal wrote in a political will signed May 11 and published today after Franz von Papen had delivered it to Hitler for permit ing me to sea in the evening of my life the hour of recovery The document was carried to the chancellor by von Papen who stop ped at Hitlers summer home at Bertchtesgaden on his way to be come minister to Austria Commends Adolf Hitler I thank all those who in unselfish love of the fatherland the testa ment said have cooperated in the work of Germanys resurgence My chancellor Adolf Hitler and his movement have taken a decisive stride of historical importance to ward thegreatgoal of leading the toner unit I know much remains to be done says the concluding para graph of von Hindenburgs testa ment and from the bottom of my heart wish the act of national re generation and unification may be followed byan act of reconciliation to embrace the whole German fath erland Sealed by Hindenburg The testament was inclosed in an envelope sealed by the reichpresi dent himself and bearing the words To the German people and their chancellor My testament This letter is to be transmitted to the reichschkanzler by my son In accordance with these instruc tions Col Oskar von Hindenburg son of the reichpresident commis sioned von Papen who was von Hindenburgs close friend to deliver the document to Hitler The text of the declaration often described as a political will in re cent days wheij authorities have conducted a search for it follows To the German people and its chancellor Front Broke Down In 1919 I wrote in my will to the German people We were finished Just as Siegfried fell under the treacherous spear of the evil Hagen so our wearied front broke down In vain it had sought to imbibe new life from the drying springs of do mestic strength It now became our task to save the existence of the remains of our army for the later reconstruction of the fatherland The present was lost Thus only hope for the future remained Now to work I understand the thought of flight from the world which took possession1 of many officers faced with the collapse of all that was dear to them The desire not to know anything more about world in which surging passions overwhelmed to the point of ob literation the true inwardness of our people It was humanly com prehensible Belief In Cause And must say openly what I of the erstwhile great and proud German army Can you speak of failure Remember the men who more than 100 years ago created a new inner fatherland Their religion was a be lief in themselves and the sanctity of their cause You created the new fatherland not founding it on a frenzied doc trine foreign to us but building it on the basis of the free develop ment of the individual within the frame and responsibility of the en tire nation Germany will once again tread the same path as soon as it again is able to walk Will Be Restored I am firmly convinced that now as in the past the link with our great and glorious past will be safeguarded and wherever it was destroyed it will be restored The old German spirit will fight its way up again through the fierce fire of suffering and passion Our enemies knew of the power of this spirit They admired and ITurn to Fase 2 Column fi ON TRIAL FOR MURDER Mrs Eva Coo 42 operator of a roadside inn went on trial Wednesday at Cooperstown N Y for the murder of her crippled handyman Harry Wright It is alleged Wright was killed for insurance money Associated Tress Strip Bandits Strike Again in Motorist Oil Station Man and Hitchhiker Victims of Two Bandits BOONE Aug 15 strip bandits struck again in Iowa early today kidnaping a motorist a fill ing station attendant and a hitch hiker robbing them of a total of 418 and leaving them stripped of their clothing on a highway one mile north of Huxley The victims were Fred Ruby Jr Kenosha Wis who is visiting in Des Moines Oris Housley filling station attendant of near Boone and Ralph Shephard of Beaver Enter Rudys Car The kidnap trail started at a traffic light at a busy Des Moines intersection where the two strip bandits entered Rudys car at about 8 p m last night The men forced Rudy to drive them north out of Des Moines to Boone approximately 35 miles At Housleys filling station they stopped and added the attendant RAILROADS LOSE FIRST MOVE TO BLOCK PENSIONS Denied Temporary Order to Bar Board From Starting Work WASHINGTON Aug 15 The railroads of the country today were denied a temporary order in District of Columbia supreme court o restrain the railroad retirement joard from starting operation of the pension law passed by the last session of congress Justice Proctor after being told Hammond Shaffitz representing he attorney general that the board contemplates asking only enough advance of funds by the railroads to start administrative work held that therailroads were not in danger of sufficient damage to warrant a tern porary order As a result of the decision fur ther hearings on the case probably will not be held for several weeks One hundred and fifty of the larger of the country through a counsel committee headed by R V Fletcher general counsel for the Association of Railway Executives had attacked the retirement act on the ground it violated commercf clause of the constitution because i was not a regulation of interstat commerce and also the fifth amend ment bybeing arbitraryand depfriv iagi the Carriers ofproperty with out due process of law Employes of the railroads unde the law would contribute two per cent of their pay while the railroad contribute rolls The THREE DEAD IN CHICAGO STORM Heavy Rains Fall Numerous Fires Caused by Terrific Electrical Storm CHICAGO Aug terrific electrical stormstruck the Chicago area at 5 a m today raging for more than an hour causing numer ous fires and at least three deaths The downpour brought 16 inches of rain that soaked down the brown sun baked earth flooded basements and who was waiting in and marooned automobiles on the the station for a ride to their vic tims They drove the three men to near Huxley where they forced all of them out of the car and robbed Housley of 515 and Shephard of 53 They then forced their victims to remove their trousers and shoes and left them near a cornfield Bandits Drive North The bandits escaped in Rudys car driving north The three men made their way barefooted over the rough grave road into Huxley where they notified authorities The three victims of todays kid naping said the bandits were both armed Rudys car was a Nash sedan bearing Wisconsin license plates Board Control for NRA Foreseen by Gen Hugh Johnson WASHINGTON Aug 15 Reorganization of NRA under board control within three months was foreseen today by Hugh S Johnson together with possible creation of an agency to harmonize NRA and the federal trade antitrust laws commission on APPROVE MOORE LENKER PAROLE FORT MADISON Aug 15 Parole of J W Lenker and Paul Moore Cedar county farmers con victed of conspiracy in connection with the bovine tuberculosis testing opposition of 1931 was approved today by the state board of parole FATALLY INJURED MAURICE P CAHILL PLAN FUNERAL FOR THURSDAY Prominent Members of Iowa Legion to Attend Rites for Cahill CEDAR RAPIDS Aug 15 Prominent members of the Aineri can Legion in Iowa and several of ficials of the state will attend fu neral services to be held here at 9 a m tomorrowfor Maurice P CajulliCedar Rapids attorney and a former the Legfonrwho was killed in an auto mobile accident yesterday Requiem high mass will be said at the Immaculate Conception church by the Rev Dean J M CANCEL AGENTS LEAVES EVERY OFFICER ON JOB Publicity in Labatt Case Prevents Contact in Toronto TORONTO Aug 15 rovincial criminal investigation department today canceled all holi days and leaves mobilizing every available investigator to bring back he kidnaped John S Labatt alive Family Beady to Pay LONDON Ont Aug 15 Claude Savage spokesman for the family of the kidnaped John S Labatt stated today that contact cannot be made in Toronto with the ddnapers because of the large number of interested persons fol owing the movements of Hugh Labatt brother of the missing man The sum of 5150000 in cash has been withdrawn from a bank re liable reports said today ready to be paid for the release of Canadas first enatch racket victim The money was withdrawn from a London bank the reports said by Hugh Labatt brother of the wealthy brewer who was kidnaped yesterday after motoring here from Sarnla across the St Clair river from Port Huron Whether the money was in Can adian or United States currency was not disclosed It was considered an important point as possibly in dicating that some gang of Amer ican criminals had transferred its field to this side of the border Confer With Police under the law to call on the rail roads for advances sufficient to start operation streets where sewers could not cope with the flood Henry Westerhoff 72 of Summit was killed by lightning while work ing on a truck at Hawthorne race track Edward T White 22 a messenger for the Associated Press photo ser vice was fatally injured by an au tomobile while crossing a north side street in the blinding rain He was off duty at the time More than a score of fires were started by lightning and three streetcars were struck without harming the passengers A barn was destroyed by fire at the Washing ton park race track with damage estimated at The barn was empty A bulk gasoline station was de stroyed at suburban Niles Center but firemen were able to save 10 huge tanks containing 400000 gal lons of fuel of the Legion in Cedar Rapids and members of the Linn County Bar association will attend the service in groups Gov Clyde L Herring and Lieut Gov Nelson G Kraschel have ten tatively indicated they will attend Ed OConnor attorney general and Representative B M Jacobsen of Clinton also are expected The Le gion members coming from out of town include many of the past state commanders as well as pres ent officers of the Iowa depart ment Prominent in Legion Cahill has been prominent in American Legion activities in Iowa since practically the inception of the former service mens organization He was commander of Hanford post of Cedar Rapids in 1923 served on the state executive committee from the fifth district for three years and was a member of the national executive committee of the Legion for nearly three years Cahill was chosen national execu tive committeeman from this state in 1925 to complete the term of James Barton when the latter was chosen national adjutant and was elected and reelected in 1926 and 1927 He had a wideacquaintance among nationally known members of the Legion and was of much service to Legionnaires of hig own state Enlisted in Navy Enlisting Jan 3 1918 in the navy Cahill became a gunner on the U S S Trinidadian and made several trips overseas He was honorably discharged Sept 30 1921 Cahill was born at Fairfax Iowa in 1888 attended the Fairfax schools and was graduated from the University of Iowa college of law in 1910 With the exception of two years spent in South Dakota and the time he was in service Cahill practiced law in Cedar Rapids since his graduation Rains Fall Over Most of State Drought Checked North Iowa led the parade as crop saving rains fell over most of Iowa Tuesday night and Wednes day and the drought was momen tarily checked Mason City received 122 inches Charles City had a half inch and it was still raining at Waterloo after 68 of an inch had fallen The rain stopped at Fort Dodge after raining 56 of an inch Marshalltown report ed 45 of an inch Ottumwa had 22 and it was still drizzling Des Moines had 12 of an inch and Keo kuk reported a light rain It was still drizzling at Daven port after 127 inches had fallen Rain fell steadily at Dubuque fol lowing more than an inch during the night The Des Moines weather bureau reported rain in most of western Iowa early Wednesday More precipi tation was slated for Iowa late Wed nesday night Weather bureau officials declared that the rain if followed by any normal weather should put the corn through in northern Iowa Heaviest precipitation was report ed at Estherville where 155 inches fell Iowa Falls reported 108 inches and 95 of an inch fell at Ce dar Rapids Other points which received good rains were Alta 65 Waterloo 68 Inwood 53 Forest City 66 Charles City 38 Iowa City 91 Clarinda 33 and Fort Dodge 32 visit to the bank Hugh went to Toronto where the kidnap ers had said instructions for trans fer of the money to them would be iven In Toronto he conferred with police Relatives of the kidnaped brewer whose brewery is one of the best known in Canada with a reputed worth of are represented as being anxious to meet the kid napers demand and effect his prompt release They believe him o be in double danger due to the fact that he is suffering from a heart ailment which might be ag gravated by the excitement of his situation Three Fingered Abe Law enforcement agencies of the dominion stung by the first ransom kidnaping in its history pressed every agency into the search for the 50 year old brewer The 24 hours iven for payment of the ransom in a note signed by Three Fingered Abe reached their end however Turn to PaRe 2 Column Haiti Evacuated by U S Marine Corps PORTAUPRINCE Haiti Aug 15 United States marine corps evacuated Haiti today the last detachment sailing at 9 a m aboard he transport Argonne and the U S S Bridge FAMOUS PLACES A booklet that everyone should have Famous Places 52 pages il lustrated in colors is a birdseye view of the entire United States It pictures and tells of historic scenes and structures in every state and is an invaluable compendium for travelers And with it those who stay at home can have a share in the delights of those who travel Famous Places is also an endur ing reference work as well as a source of entertainment and pleas ure The booklet is available only through our Washington Informa tion bureau Order your copy today Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and handling Use This Coupon The Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic 1 Haskln Director Washington D C I 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