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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1934, Mason City, Iowa HIS MEM A ARf DEPT OF IOWA r M r I DAILY PAPER Me Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT SLAKES ALL NORTH 1OWAJJS NEIGHBORS HOME El VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 20 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 269 GRANDSTAND PACKED AT AUTO RAGES S TAX BILL F9RRELIEFTOBE 7 MILLION MORE Every County Informec It Must Levy Limit in 1935 DES MOINES AUK 20 Iowas tax bill for emergency relie will be approximately 00 greater in 1935 than this year esti mates by relief officials indicated today While the state board of assess ment and review is anticipating the lowest millage levy in history fo state governmental expenses Fed oral Emergency Relief Director E H Mulock has notified every countj of the state that it must levy tht maximum tax limit for poor emer gency and soldier relief commission funds Mulocks letter pointed out tha the legislature raised the limit on county poor relief from to one and onehalf mills the soldiers re lief commission fund levy to one quarter mill and added the emer gency levy with a maximum one mill Half Mill Average Comptroller C E Murtaghs of fice revealed that the average levy last year for poor relief was one half mill 1or emergency purposes onehalf mill and for soldiers relief 15 of one mill If these levies are increased to the maximum as federal emergency officials request the increase will be 135 mills This increased mill age applied to the states 1933 total property valuation of would result in an additional tax of approximately the by the legislature for poor relief payable from retail sales tax receipts Move Made Necessary If these levies are increased to the maximum as federal emergency of ficials request the increase will be 135 mills This increased millagc applied to the states 1933 total property valuation of 52948713042 would result in an additional tax of approximately 53880000 This sum would be in addition to the 3000000 appropriated by the legislature for poor relief payable from retail sales tax receipts Move Made Necessary Mulocks letter to county auditors and boards of supervisors pointed out that it is not the desire of the Iowa relief administration to in crease the tax burden of counties but requirements of the federal ad ministration make it necessary that all possible local funds be made available The comptrollers office said today several counties already had planned increase in poor fund and emergency relief levies from the ft ever 10 cc vised the b The poor commission iu receiving advice office how have re 5S upward J soldiers relief jvies are exempt from provisions of the BeattyBen nett tax reduction bill The comp troller must approve emergency tax levies Samuel Insull Denied Separate Trial for Fraud 4H LIVESTOCK ENTRIES SET FAIR RECORD Setting an all time record at the North Iowa free fair 4H livestock entries in baby beef and dairy competition soared considerably above the anticipated 300 mark Above are shown some of North Iowas farm youth proudly showing their animals before the critical judges Mon day In this field North Iowa has long been outstanding ana the carefully groomed calves of the boys are indicative of the high quality MAN KILLED IN PORTLAND RIOT Waterfront Fight Result of Factional Strife Dating From Strike PORTLAND Ore Aug 20 T longshoreman was shot and killed and another wounded here to day in a waterfront battle which police said resulted from factional strife dating from the recent coast maritime strike Both James Conner who was killed and R A Griffin wounded iy a bullet were members of the Columbia association as an offshoot from the Middlewest ing on Mishaps Chicago Concentrates on Evil of Ticket Fixing EDITORS NOTE This is the fifth of a scries describing nationwide methods of reducing traffic accidents By TAYLOR HENRY NEW YORK Aug 20 Municipalities throughout the mid River Longshoremens uncpaes rougou te md whiih was incorporated fewest are taking the lead m cam r rporated Interna jonal Longshoremens association lere during the strike Griffin told police that about 25 r 30 of the Columbia longshore men were meeting today when they eceived a tip a group was on its way to attack Police were notified but did not rrive until after the shooting A arrage of rocks was hurled at the tructure in which the meeting was eld While the battle raged some ne started shooting When the siren of an approach ng ambulance sounded the attack rs fled Police said they were given the cense number of three of the at ackers cars Stacyville Boy Is Run Over by Truck Trailer STACYVILLB Aug The hip of Robert Schrandt 8 was dislo lated when he was struck and run over by a trailer fastened to the back of his fathers car Friday af ternoon He treatment was rushed here for TTteWeather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy Monday night nnd Tuesday possibly showers slightly warmer Monday night and in east and south central portions Tuesday MI N N E S O I A Increasing cloudiness and warmer Mon day night Tuesday unsettled possibly scattered showers in cast portion cooler in west and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures FARLEY ESCORT OFFICER KILLED Motorcycle Policeman Hurt Fatally When Wheel of Machine Locks PONCA CITY Okla Aug 20 motorcycle policeman Elmer Sartor 30 was injured fatally when his machine upset as he was escort ing Postmaster General James A Farley from Oklahoma City to Wichita Kans today Sartor was crushed under his motorcycle when a wheel locked south of Ponca City and died at p m at a hospital here of a fractured skull and other injuries Farley in a motor car behind the policeman escaped injury when Ford Harper secretary of the Okla homa State Chamber of Commerce driving the car swerved to avoid hitting the motorcycle Farley after a brief speech from paigns to reduce traffic accidents Chicago faced with a death list of 479 in the first six months of this year as compared with 351 last year has concentrated on eliminat ing the ticket fixing evil In 1933 of some 100000 tickets issued only 20000 resulted in convictions This record focused attention on the fix as being a probable outstanding cause of traffic accidents Detroit a city of 1500000 has seen its traffic deaths jump in num ber from 169 in the first six months BALLOON FLIGHT Belgians Went Up Only 10 Miles but Observations Were Valuable MARIBOR Yugoslavia Aug 20 balloon that raced through the cloudless stratosphere in the arms at times of a 10 mile wind spanning 1100 miles between dawn and dusk has come to a happy landing Lost in the unexplored skies after its small wireless messaged a dra matic S O S and then became silent the balloon of the Belgian scientists Max Cosyns and Neree Vanderlist dropped out of the sky Saturday night into a cornfield near Zinovlje safe and undamaged In its journey at express train speed from HourHavenne Bel gium to its Yugoslavian landing lace the balloon failed to set a new height mark doing no better han 16000 meters fanoroximately 0 but the flieht was pro ductive according to Professor losyns of scientific observations of the highest value Of Value to Science Rainey Rites ORDEREOTOBEIN COURT SEPT 18 WITH 16 OTHERS Complications Seen If Defendants Health Fails Again CHICAGO Aug 20 Insull Sr was refused a severance today and ordered to stand trial with 16 codefendants Sept 18 on the charge that they used the mails fraudulently in marketing corpora tion securities company stocks Insull had asked to be tried sep arately assuming responsibility for the conduct of the investment house and its calamitous crash and plead ing that a trial lengthened by the multiplicity of defense might en danger his health U S District Judge James H Wilkerson himself raised the ques tion today of the continuation of the trial if the elderly defendanl should be too ill to attend Wei enough now to venture out to the Worlds fair occasionally and listen to symphony orchestra concerts Insulls physicians nevertheless havi pronounced his condition fragile be cause of a weak heart and diabete insipidus Might Seek Precedent It was intimated the court migh seek a precedent or establish one b allowing Insull to absent himse from the trial when his presence not actually for ex Carrollton Funeral of Speaker Will Be Held Late Wednesday WASHINGTON Aug 20 The funeral of Speaker Henry T Rainey will be held late Wednesday afternoon at Carrollton 111 The body of died last night leave that city Wednesday morning for Carrollton The funeral wilLbK at the Episcopal church and burial will be in the Carrollton cemetery The plans were made known here today by Mrs Rainey in a telephone conversation Final arrangements will be made tomorrow when Kenneth Romney sergeant at arms of the house ar rives by airplane from Hamilton Mont The senatorial and congressional funeral committees will be named then the speaker who in St Louis will of last year to 224 in the same per1 I made certain discoveries and j iod this year Authorities have clamped down on speeding and deductions respecting the move ments and effects of cosmic rays LEADERS SADDENED Maximum Sunday 87 Minimum in Night 46 M 8 A M Mondav 59 Figures for 21 hour period end ins at S oclock Sunday morning MMinmiii Saturday M Minimum in Night Al 8 A M Sunday 65 tor before proceedings to Wichita 50 Coal Dealers Meet EMMETSBURG Aug coal dealers of North Iowa met here Friday and Saturday with J D McClelland DCS Moines presiding traffic courts are assessing such which 1 think will be of great value penalties as taking up license plates to science the Belgian professor j told the Associated Press Cosyns and Vanderlist spent mOst of yesterdav dismantling the bal loon and arraneinsfor the ship ment back to Belgium of the rec ords obtained during the flight The Yugoslav ffovernment provid ed much assistance in this work furnishing trucks for the transpor tation of the equipment to Murska Sabota As the balloon slowly descended Saturday night peasants in the vi cinity of Zinovlle were stricken with terror some of them believing Turn to JlnKC 3 column 2 as well as drivers permits No Option of Fine Drunken drivers are given jail sentences without the option of a fine Detroits speed limit has now been lowered to 20 miles an hour in the residential section and 15 in the business district Cincinnati has adopted the voice of conscience touring patrol car to warn offending motorists An ef fort s being made to set up a sys tem of city drivers licenses Fines in Cincinnatis traffic courts are based on the rate of speed The pen alty is assessed at a dollar fine per mile of speed and loss of driving privilege for one day for each mile of speed Kansas City has had 56 deaths from traffic accidents in the last six months A permanent citizens committee has been formed to fol low traffic violation cases through the courts reporting on lack of con victions and the reasons for in creasing accidents Serve as Vigilantes St Paul has a group of citizens serving as vigilantes to report traf fic repeaters and the motorcycle patrol has been revived In Dallas Texas traffic is regulated on the basis of a check of vehicular move ment at 3S5 street intersections Dallas maintains a complete acci dent record file and is now recod ifying traffic laws Illinois is agitating for the en actment of a drivers license law aimed at the financially irrespon sible as well as the careless driver Minnesotas new law is proving ef Turn to pngc 3 column 4 Paris Paper Charges Will of Hindenburg Has Been Falsified PARIS Aug 20 news paper Paris Soircharged today that the will of the late President Paul von Hindenburg of Germany had been falsified so as to eliminate a recommendation that former Kaiser Wilhelm should succeed him The newspaper said the last sec tion of the will was written by Paul Joseph Goebhels nazi minister of propaganda It based the story writ ten by its central European corre spondent on an authentic source the paper stated The newspaper said the original will was much longer than that pub lished last week lauding Chancellor Hitler and advised Germany to make Wilhelm president and Franz von Papen now special envoy to Austria chancellor ST LOUIS Aug 20 T Rainey picturesque speaker of the house of representatives is dead Apparently on the road to recov ery from an attack of bronchial pneumonia he suddenly developed angina pectoris last night and died at p m as three physicians hastily summoned stood by unable to aid him Today would have been his seventyfourth birthday The speakers unexpected passing brought expressions of deep sorrow from political leaders in all parts of the President Roose velt on down Interests of Common Man The president called him a hu manitarian whose fine patriotism thought first of all of what he con ceived to be the well being and in terests of the common man Vice President Garner who was Raineys predecessor in the speak ers chair was so deeply shocked that he was unable to comment im mediately We are deeply grieved at the passing of Mr Rainey Mrs Garner said at their home at Uvalde Texas last night Mr Garner was shocked j at the news and is unable to talk I now Leadership of the next house is in doubt as a result of the death of Mr Rainey but Representative Jos eph W Byrns of Tennessee who helped him put through the must legislation of President Poosevelts program in the last congress is prominently mentioned as his suc cessor Widow Is Suggested From Senator William H Dietj erich D a close friend of I the speaker came the suggestion j that the widow for years her hus Xurn to page 3 column 1 dence are beingIntroduced If the defendant dies during th trial the situation would be simple Judge Wilkerson told the attorneys but supposing a situation arises ir which the defendant would be un able to be personally present during the trial what will be the attitude of the government District Attorney Dwight H reen said he was unprepared tc state the governments position im mediately Judge Wilkerson Concerned Judge Wilkerson said he was par ticularly concerned over the possi ble situation if Insull should become too ill to continue the trial and the 16 codefendants officers and di rectors of Corporation Securities company including his son Samuel Jr should insist on continuing Nevertheless the court could see no valid reason for a severance No motion for a separate trial has been made on behalf of the other defendants Judge Wilkerson said They do not insist that they will be prejudiced if they are tried with the other defendant I have reexamined the indictment and it difficult for me to see how a sev erance will be helpful There re mains one other point to be decided and that is the health of the defend ant but the court will be able to deal with the situation as it arises The motion for a severance is de nied PREACHER PUT TO BED BETWEEN 15000 AND 20000 SEE OPENING OF FAIR Cool and Clear Weather Adds to Enjoyment of Throngs The North Iowa free gate fair 934 got off to a flying start Mon ay with a crowd on the grounds stimated at between 10000 and 0000 Eager throngs packing the grandstand watched championship auto races staged by some of the most daring drivers in the nation By 2 oclock Monday afternoon he opening of the grandstand pro ram the grandstand with the ex cption of a few seats in the corn K H ASKEW GOLDSBORO N Car Aug 20 Rev A H Askew who turned up in Nashville Tenn after disappearing from his home here last Tuesday was brought back shortly before 2 p rn today and was put to bed immediately Mrs Askew who met the preach er in Raleigh where he left the train which had brought him from Nash ville said Dr R B Miller of Golds boro had ordered Askew to bed at least until tomorrow Visitors at the Askew home fol lowing his return could see the 2 year old evangelist lying in bed on his back and being fanned by wo men members of the household Askews return etarelTlljrQE tainty which developed when ie failed to arrive late yesterday as expected FREAK BOLLET HITS 01 ABEL Detective James Buchanan Shoots at Ground Hits Fugitive Orville Abel 15 i Connecticut avenue southeast was shot in the arm early Sunday morning as he escape from Detective Sefo HITLER AIMS AT FULL APPROVAL Says We Must Win Over 10 Per Cent That Voted Against Him BERLIN Aug 20 Hitler today took cognizance of the out of 10 votes opposition in yes erdays plebiscite with the declara ion We must and shall succeed in finning over the last 10 per cent of he nation for national socialism His statement was made in a J reclamation to the national sts nazi party following the is uance of preliminary official re ults showing the following figures Yes 38362760 No 4294654 Hitler thanked the Nazis for yesterdays glorious victory for which all sections have done mar velous work To Win Over Rest We shall he declared carry on with fresh courage We must and shall succeed in winning over the last 10 per cent of the nation for national socialism That will be our last and crowning victory In a proclamation to the German people as a whole dcr fuehrer de The 15 years struggle of our movement for power in Germany came to an end yesterday From the leadership of the reich down to the last rural official the realm today is in the hands of the national so cialist party Reward for Labor This is the reward for immeas urable labor and for countless sac rifices I thank all those who yes terday helped demonstrate the unity of the stae and of the move NORTH IOWA FAIR EVENTS SCHEDULE Monday Aug 20 p by mu nicipal band in grandstand p opening of Candy Hammers rodeo with grand prize bronc riding by cow boys and cowgirls bulldogging trick riding roping rope spin ning relay races standing Ro man races Tuesday Aug 21 a baby beeves by A E Caine and P S Shearer HoMeins by Floyd Arnold Grains by M A Houser and vegetables Prof C B Holsinger Continuing judging textiles and pantry stores Girls 4H club continua tion Continuing school exhibits Judging GlobeGazette boot jellies p m Judginghorses and starting Herefords A B Caine CompletingHolsteins and starting Guernseys Floyd Arn old Judginghogs P S Shearer Hogs to be judged in order of listing in catalog Judging oven products pantry stores Judging textiles continued Finishing grains and vegetables and start ing fruits and flowers p 4H girls demonstrations and style show finishing poultry p presenta tions by municipal band p exhibition by Candy Hammers rodeo in cluding grand entry cowboys and cowgirls in daring riding tricks and general presentation of stunts on the range Races p by muni cipal band in grandstand 00 p of prize challenging contests be ween cowboys and cowgirls in Candy Hammer rodeo outfit in luding riding roping rope twirl rg bulldogging and races him to the city jail Abel was shot in a freak manner as Buchanan aimed at the ground and the bullet ricocheted and struck the running man in the arm Abel had been arrested and one pint of alcohol found on his person according to police After being charged with illegal possession he was being taken to the city jail when he attempted his break for liberty Detective Buchanan ran after him and near the Shell oil station on the corner of First street and Wash ington avenue southwest shot the freak bullet which downed Abel Abel who was released from the county jail Aug 9 after having served out a 3 months sentence for illegal possession was taken to Mercy hospital for treatment Ion Monday morning set bond for Abel at ers was filled This has a capacity of 4500 persons according to Fred G Mitchell secretary of the fair who also made the estimate of the number on the grounds Shortly af ter the program started the grand stand was packed Cool and cear weather contri buted to the enjoyment of the throngs On the midway the rodeo and sideshows were doing a brisk business Exhibits Draw Throngs Exhibits in all fields of endeavor drew throngs Hundreds visited the grounds on Sunday arid on Monday morning crowds began to swarm through what were formerly gates It was at noon that the rush of thousands to the fairground became apparent Acclaimed by tiie many visitors in connection with concessions and at tractions as being located in the garden spot of the middlcwest the fair was expected to rank among i the outstanding expositions of the task and the task of all of us will midwest be to consolidate this unity and to win over the rest of our people to our ideals and doctrines by in spired incessant and determined efforts Decisions to this effect already have been taken and they will be carried out with national socialist rapidity and thoroughness The struggle for state power is ended but the struggle for our be i loved people continues The aim is immovable The day will come when every last German shall carry This observation comes from judges of livestock cowboys show men exhibitors racers from prac tically every one outside of Mason City who has traversed areas of drought lands Everywhere fair crowds have been record makers and north Iowa appears as the par adise spot of them all Entries Turned Away All space was taken in practical ly all departments and many en tries turned away despite the ex tensive facilities of the North Iowa free fair Outstanding according to the in his heart thn svmbol of the reich von Hindenburg in accordance j muiiilyoi Unlock Thanks to BlomIicrB j in the 4H Rnd other dewjitronts Another important statement by j choice cattle born dairy and beef Hitler was written to Werner von and sheop colts hordes7 Blomberp minister of defense The trv chancellor told von Blomberg Now that the law of Aug 3 has received its confirmation by the na Turn to page 3 column 3j from all sections of North Iowa entered in the North Iowa fair an exposition distinctive because for several years it i dura to page 3 column 1 ;