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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 1, 1933, Mason City, Iowa SA I r If North Iowas Edited for the Home SL XXXIX FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NfKRTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASONCITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 1 1933 HOME EDITION Lines ire Formed epublicans Plan to Wage Battle in Election By HERBERT PIHMMER iSHINGTON July line ictle for the congressional by lons of next year when the re publicans will at tempt to stage a comeback lu the house appears to be drawn very clearly Inflation bud get and indus try control prom ise to be major issues fought out on the political front beginning this summer and continuing until the personnel of the seventy has been deter hen I go out this summer one ilican leader stated before he the capital for home I shall about just one IRAND SNELl h congress M M M M 231 OWA MAN KILLED BY LIGHTNING r Plenty of Material 5 regular republicans say they material to wage one of the est political battles in the his of the country They appear need that the measures enact i the special session threaten ter the fundamental structure e nation 3 hears for example such re an stalwarts as James W worth of New York a former or and now a member of the saying that if the policies m into the law of the land dur he special session are to pre ie feels sorry for his sons and sons ey will live in a country says tvorth whose people shall be ented controled guided and compelled to adopt whatever ds of life government imposes them Snell Cries Out Snell of New York the re an floor leader of the house ut 5 principles of more than a id years have been thrown at Hie pro jnstead of decentralizing the tment ruthlessly discarded principle of individual enter ind initiative for which this ment was founded republican leader admits r that the chance of his in the 1934 elections depends sther this experimental legis enactcd by the democrats at ccial session works Among Democrats ocratc leaders themselves t overlooking this possibility 3f the major principles in the m written into the dur e three and onehalf months i special session have been V labeled by the president as nental democrats have staked their for the future on their pro however Joe Byrns the dem floor leader of the house in mmation of the accomplish of the special session pre before he left Washington s expressed the sentiment and Jf his party as well as any Leader of Air Race Is Ahead of Old Time at Albuquerque BULLETIN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT LOS ANGELES July J Roaring In from a hazy eastern sky at full throttle Col Uoscoe Turner veteran transcontinen tal speed pilot and holder of the eastwest racing record of 12 hours 33 minutes toflay won the transcontinental air speed race from New York By ASSOCIATED PRESS Roscoe Turner was beating his own record time across the country Saturday in the air derby which m its early hours was marked by tragedy As Russell Boardman lay perhaps fatally injured in an Indianapolis hospital after crashing on his take off there Turner burned his wav on across the skies and landed at Albuquerque for fuel at p m central standard time point Turner who estab lished the present eastwest record of 12 hours 33 minutes last year waa only 8 hours and 40 minutes M Ncw YorkOn his record flight last year it took him 9 hours and 11 minutes to get to Al buquerque Two Others Drop Although Eoardman wan the Onlv contestffllfc Lo be two otftr contestants Viisse Thaw and Lee Gehlbach had to dro put of the ract because of damag to their planes at or near Indian apolis The remainingracers beside Turner were James Wedell who b latest reports was trailing Turne about an hour and Amelia Earhart behind him Wedell landed at Albuquerque a p m and took off nine min utes later for Los Angeles Gets Fractured Skull Preliminary examination at a nos pital disclosed Boardman suffered a fractured skull a punctured lung and a broken shoulder He contin ued in an unconscious condition The accident occurred at 83 oclock central standard time HURT IN CRASH BOARDMAN Boardman had arrived at His i farreaching effect cannot llized for many months but can be no question of the lent that the lives and for of every individual in this na 111 be touched and the course ny changed Dies of Burns at Oelwein 1AVEIN July 1 E ner 55 operating superin it of the southern division of Interstate Power company of burns suffered Monday he received a 33000 volt from a defective transfpr UNT HET By Robert Quillen I didnt know Jennie had n up to anything till I rd her teUin how she de Bed a narrowminded ce like this plane had lifted only 25 feet into the air when it was caught By cross wind and overturned The prizes were offered in con nection with the sixth annual na tional air races opening Saturday at Los Angeles Winners will be de termined by comparison of elapsed time A seventh contender Miss Ruth Nichols announced she would get off tonight Prizes Offered Prize money of 10000 was of fered for male contenders divided into purses of and The 59000 is to be among the flyers according to the order in which they finish The will go to anyone who breaks the east west record of 12 hours and 33 minutes which Colonel Turner es tablished last November Prizes of are offered in the womens division NAMES FOSTER AS COOK SUCCESSOR Herring Announces Choice to Board of Assessment and Review DBS MOINES July 1 Clyde Herring today appointed John W Foster of Guthrle Center to the state board of assessment and re view succeeding Louis H Cook of Des Momes Foster whose term as a member of the board expired yesterday will serve the remainder of Cooks term which expires July 1 1935 Cook who resigned will devote his time to magazine writing Foster and Cook were appointed simultaneously to the board by Gov John Hammill In 1929 Louis E Roddowig of Davenport succeed ed to Fosters post Dr J w Reyn olds of Creston chairman is the other member Foster js the only republican of the three Salary for members of the board of assessment and review is 500 a year Italian Planes End First Leg of U S Flight Three Hurt When Seaplane Capsizes Balbo Denies Man Missing BULLETIN AMSTERDAM Holland July I man Sergeant Qnintaville died of suffocation on the arrival hero today of the Italian fleet from Orbotello cnroutc tj Chicago as one of the 25 seaplnnea capsized as it alighted it was learned late today AMSTERDAM Holland July i Gen Italo Balbo brough his 25 seaplanes to Amsterdam to day completing the first lag of th projected flight from Italy to th Chicago exposition one of the ship capsized in landing Shortly afte the accident it was reported tha one man j is missing but this wa subsequently denied by Italian au lnorities ii four mon in tne machine the Italians said one escaped un hurt and three were given hospita treatment It was believed the fly ers would press on tomorrow from Londonderry northern Ireland des pite the mishap JOINT CURRENCY PLAN REJECTED ROOSEVELT Turner Beating SHOWERS BOARDMANHURT MAYBE FATALLY IN PLANE CRASH French Delegates Will Stay in London and Fight for Gold KidnapersGet Jake Factor 25 PLANES TAKE OFF ORBETELLO Italy July 1 ypj A squadron of 25 Italian seaplanes in fascist black the talian redwhiteandgrcen and gleaming metal conquered the first difficulty of its 6100 mile cruise to Chicago today by crossing the Alps Manned by 100 of the best Italian aviators and led by Air Minister talo Balbo the twin cabined bi motored ships left the lagoon at the High Seas aviation school at 545 fc P m E S T n the first lap to Amsterdam At the moment the giant ships eft Italian territory the youthful lack bearded Balbo sent a wireless nessage to Premier Mussolini alutmg n Duce expressing confi in he ultimate success of the by Italians a ma or feat in aviation re Turn to 4 Column 1 Rn July 1 UBPrcsident Roosevelt rejected the joint cur rency proposal for solving the sta bilization problem in the world economic conference in its present form it was learned tonight American headquarters made this ih tonight saying that elaboration of American policy regarding stabilization would IM made Monday morning announcement was made orally by a spokesman of the dele gation who said In Present Form The president has notified the secretary of state that he has re jected the proposal in its present The secretary of state will on Monday morningmake a statement elaboratingupon Americon policy as it applies to this subject It was immediately noted at the delegation headquarters that Presi dent Roosevelt apparently had left tne door open for approval of the iroposal with alterations in view of the expression present form Text Not Given The text of the joint statement which was drawn up here and to sign which the representatives of Great Britain and the gold coun tries prematurely assembled twice in Downing street yesterday was not madepublic The statement was known how ever to have set forth the deter mination of the gold bloc countries to stay on the gold standard and to plan for the return of noneold countries to the yellow metal event ually FRANCE WILL STICK PARTS July 1 in tends to remain at the world eco nomic conference and fight for the gold standard regardless of the gold poup s reported threat to walk out it was declared after todays cabi net meeting The ministry enthusiastically ap proved the action in London of Georges Bonnet French finance minister and head of the gold bloc Camilie Chautemps minister nterior said at the conclusion the meeting that adjournment he world economic conference not foreseen He added tha ranee was hopeful Presiden Roosevelt would approve the cur ency resolution prepared for hin by the conference leaders The cabinet also approved M Bonnets plan to launch a loan t eplenish the nearly empty trcas ry This plan entails the issuance o 0 year bonds which will bo offere o buyers on better terms becaus f the unfavorable market which i caused France to borrow rom England instead of domesti ally Millionaire BrokerTaken From His Cai to Reported Asked for Safe Return CHICAGO July 1 that kidnapers who ambushed John Jake the Barber Factor million aire promoter early today asked 100000 to 150000 for his safe re turn were prevalent as friends di rected the search for him from headquarters in a loop hotel All inquiries however were met with smiling silence and the com ment please do not hinder our work Closeted in the hotel rooms the same suite for which negotiations were carried on for the release of Factors son Jerome from kidnap ers this spring were G Gale Gil bert the promoters personal attor ney and friend Leon Bleet per sonal representative of Factor Jerome Factor and Lieut Leo Carr formerly of the Secret Six who un officially aided Factor in the return of his boy Give No Retails Gilbert refused to say whether contact had been made with the kid napers The son likewise refused to give any details of the abduc ion and answered all questions with the reply AH I want is the safe return of my father Factor alleged swindler of Brit ish investors waa taken from his automobilebyngung olarmed men as he was returning from a suburb an night club His wife and son who were with him powerlosslv witnessed the abduction Two Arrests Ordered Capt Daniel Gilbert chief inves tigator for the states attorney or dcred the arrest of Roger and Thorn as Touhy and their north side gang saying he was convinced the Touhy were responsible for the abduction Gilbert nlso called a meeting o police chiefs of 16 suburbs to plan a concerted campaign against the gang County officers several times have ordered roundups of the Ton hys reputed to control the bootlefi gmg and other illegal trades of their vicinity but no results have been obtained in the past NO AGREEMENT MADE CAMPO BELLO ISLAND N B J Roosevel aid today that no formal agree Turn to 4 Column 1 Hitler to Leave Catholic Faith Join Evangelicals Chancellor Will Other Germans to Follow Lead BERLIN July 1 orThe Rev Ludwig Mueller said today that Chancellor Adolf Hitler will join the new National Evangelical church of Germany nnd waive his Catholic faith as soon as Mr Muellers work of reorganizing German Pro testiantlsm has been completed He made this announcement to a group of three pastors of the Bodelachwingh faction who ap hlm to scind Ma order that thanksgiving services be held in the churches tomorrow with the display of nazi and state nags The Rev Frederick von Bodcl scnwingh recently was elected bish op of the reich by church groups winning out over Mr Mueller the who subsequently to reorganize tho nazi candidate was designated Protestant faith Mr Mueller asserted that Chan cellor Hitler will urge German Cath olics to join the new church This announcement was made af ter the venerable president of the retgh Paul von Hindenburg himself churchman called upon the chancellor to com pose the differences between the government and the evangelical churches Protestant church circles ener ally believe that the chancellors change of faith will come as a dra matic feature of the nationwide celebration of Martin Luthers lour hundred fifteenth birthday an 10 whenaccord mg to the propaganda ministry the reformation is to be celebrated in a manner never before seen by the Son of Clear Lake Woman Heir to in Scotland Claim DES MOINES July 1 firm of Scotch solicitors is seeking relatives of Mrs Margaret Stewart Paterson reported to have died many years ago at Clear Lake and to have been buried there A letter from MacKay Paterson and Chalk Glasgow solicitors to Uty clevk Harry Loomis said that 150 pounds sterling about SGOO is payable to George Stewart a son or his heirs The letter said that Stewart if he is alive must be a very old man His mother and his ancestors came from Pirthshire or Stirling Scot land GRAIN AND STOCK JAKE THE BARBER AND SON FALL OVER ALL NORTH PART OF STATE Says Rogers BEVERLY HILLS Cal July With all the rest of us using silver copper buttons pins checkers wampum and water melons for money France cant see any advantage in using real money So they are liable to dive off the gold any day now Europe is disgusted with America be cause she wont say exactly what her dollar is worth We say our dollar is like a wife They are worth whatever they are worth to you They may go to 10 cents abroad But they nrc still worth a dollar to us Yours WILL ROGERS 1033 McXllURllI Syndlcntr U ERSKINE 62 Dollar Slumps Abroad With Roosevelt Standing Pat on Currency NEW YORK July 1 bullish enthusiasm swept the secur ty and commodity markets today is the dollar slumped In terms of oreign currencies coincident with word that President Roosevelt was landing pat against immediate urrency stabilization With wheat at Chicago rising more than 3 cents a bushel share rices on the New York stock ex hange generally climbed to more than 3 in a large turnover and he market reached new high round for the year Cotton here umperl more than a dollar abale Corn was higher with the maxi ium gain being 2M cents Decem er closed at 63 cents an May at Oats scored a gain of 2U cents hich almost carried the December ontract to half a dollar touching 9o and closingat 49i Former Head of Studebaker Corporation Shoots Self Through Heart SOUTH BEND Ind July 1 up Russell Ersklne 62 for icr president of the Studebaker orporation committed suicide at his home here shortly before noon today Erskine shot himself through the heart His hody was found a short time later by his adopted son Albert Rus sell Erskinc Jr The act was committed in the bathroom at the nrskinc home at the southeast edge of the city Erskine had gone to the bathroom apparently to shave ac cording to the deputy coroner who investigated The deputy coroner said Erskine was m poor physical condition nnd had worried considerably over the affairs of the Studebaker company Which only recently went into re ceivership He is survived by his wife and the son Powers Claims Iowa Bakers Have Been Losing Money for Year and Half DES MOINES July 1 T A Powers vice president of the Iowa ankers association said today His organization will welcome invest jation of its proposed increase in read pnces Advices from Washington said he fcdcin farm administration vould inquire into the increases as a a bilkijlEcode is The association announced ves tcrday an increase from 5 to 8 cents for a pound loaf of bread and from 10 to 12 cents for a 1 VLpound loaf Iowa bakers have been doing business at a loss for the last year and a half Powers said It might enlighten the public to know that Minneapolis bakers got 8 cents for a pound loaf of bread all through the period when wheat was at its lowest price in years Now that flour has gone from 53 to a bar rel Iowa bakers who have been los ing money on a loaf retailing at cents have proposed a price of cents SOMEBODY WITH GUN PULLS WILLIAM TELL ACT ON LOUIS EHRICH BLUE EARTH July j fp Someone though they probably didnt know it did a William Tel other EhriCh and hfs pipe the Ehricli was ntting on his lawn smoking pcaceny then the crack Muscatine Bank Gets Permit to Open Again WASHINGTON July 1 icense to resume business was is sued by the treasury department to day to the Muscatfne Iowa Bank ind Trust company n of a gun reached his ears SImuItnneously his pipc wa knocked out of his mouth by a bul vLEfhriChVVlS WMbc to determine who fired the shot Hampton Native Will Command Destroyers WASHINGTON July i Rear Admiral Leahy a native of Hampton Iowa today became com mander of destroyers in the U S fleet Store in Illinois BENTON Wrecked by Bomb Mason City Gets 117 InchesFall Heavier West of Here The heaviest rain shower of th season fell over most of North Iowa Friday night bringing to a close nearly a month of drought The American Beet Sugar com pany weather gauge showed a pre cipitation of 117 inches in City the largest days rainfall this year The rainfall was some heavie than that in some of the counties to the west Belmond reported 2 25 inches Scattered showers fell over all bul the southwest part of the state Marshalltown receiving 161 inches while Fort Dodge reported 1 47 In woocJ 126 and EsthervIUe 121 At Dumont there was 245 inches Belmond in Wright county re received 225 inches Webster City Estherville and Cherokee reported more than an inch of moisture A windstorm at Waterloo damag ed grain and fruit slightly and an accompanying electrical storm in terrupted power service for a short ime Killed by Lightning Lightning during a storm Satur day morning caused the death of one man and destruction of the Tip ton telephone exchange by fire John W Fowler 45 farmer living 10 miles southwest of Tipton was killed by lightning aa lie was milk ing The cow also waa killed Telephone service was halted when fire resulting fromlightriing destroyed the switchboard causing damage estimated at Mrs Matha Woods telephone op erator stayed her posirnntil fire men arrived Local service waa halt ed pending arrival of replacements from the switchboard The loss was partly covered by insurance Hop for Interruption As June passed out under a cool lingshower North Iowa hoped there would at least be an interrup tion in the heat wave that has brought the mercury close to tho 100 mark practically every day I he last half of the month Friday the temperature reached a new hlch h To crops that have hud no sub stantial rain since June 3 the rain meant the revival of growth Willie the heat thus far had done no dam age to corn farmers were getting anxious about additional moisture uhls ns we n3 for which have been damaged exten sively by the extended period of drought and high temperature The ram will be of material benefit to late oats unless It is followed by another period of hot weather it was stated by County Agent Marion ij Olson Telephone Ioles Broken A few interruptions of wire com munication sections of North Iowa resulted from the storm The heavy windstorm blew branches from trees breaking wires and in places break i thc Gas ami Electric company and the Northwestern Bell Telephone com pany were at work Saturday morn ing repairing damages The fire department was called at o clock Saturday morning to Turn o t Cnlumn J IOWA WEATHER Tartly eloiHjy OCJlt showors in south portion Sutur ilny night nnd possibly Smidiiv morning Cooler extreme northeast portion Saturday niffht J LOCAL STATISTICS American Beit Sugar company weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morn ng Maximum of Minimum In Nlcht At 8 A M 7n nalnfnll nclj Hnin fell from Friday eve ning until far into the night WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO July 1 MjWeather weck July CoOperative store at Christo pher storm center of mine union warfare was wrecked by a homb early today cent Mississippi and leys and the il great plains grea pans Showers first of week followed by generally fair weather with tem peratures near normal in south por tion and below normal in north ;