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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 2, 1934, Mason City, Iowa Iowas PAPER for the Home 3LZi E R MEM a Aff fEPT OF IOWA F 5 V O I M T 9 I A NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AIX NORTH IOWAN8 NE1GHBOES HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 2 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 228 Klan Back in Politics Alabamas Election Watched Closely in Washington By HERBERT FLUMMER ASHINGTON J u 1 y 2 Politic ians in Washington took more than a cas ual interest in Alabamas gub ernatorial runoff election from which former Gov Bibb Graves emerged success fully The reason was that for the first time in years the Ku Klux Klan brought in as a campaign issue Graves the first chief executive of the state to be reelected since 1901 was assailed by opposing forces as having the tacit support of the Klan He and his opponent in the run off Major Frank Dixon made one of the most intensive campaigns in recent years in Alabama speaking in every section of the state It wau the first runoff gubernatorial pri mary the state has had in more than 20 years Whether Graves election mean rhe Klan must be reckoned with in suture political contests in th outh is a question with which al ioliticians below Mason ani 3ixon line are concerned at thi present Robinsons Situation Nomination of Sherman Minton lawyer and World war veteran as the democratic candidate to oppose republican Arthur Robinson for States senator from Indiana a the fall elections opensan inter sting angle in the Hooaier stati political situation Robinson has based his career In senate largely round the fac hat he has been the champion of JHe cause of former service men Ue Sax oeen most out inthe senate againsl ne administrations economy acl hich made such drastic reductions a veterans compensation ExSoldier Opponent Whether Robinson who lists in his official biography that he was successively first lieutenant cap and major of infantry with duty during the World war idll suffer by having an exsoldier Opponent remains to be seen Much more than this however into the Indiana senatorial ight Those familiar with Indiana clitics see possibilities of bitter actional strife among the demo as a result of Mintons nonri bation Generally regarded as the candi date of Governor McNutt Minton fly lose important party support e faction controlled by Earl Pet of Fort Wayne an unsuccessful testant for the nomination are ier foes of the governor Mississippi Three Way olitical insiders are speculating to what Pat Harrison will do in e Mississippi threeway senatorial this year The best informa is that it all depends on what Long does Collins representative in former Governor Bilbo Senator Stephens are in the l So far Harrison who doesnt je up for reelection until 1936 on i shown inclination to be neutrall CERMAN EXECUTION LIST RISES Motorcycle Officer to Patrol Lake Roads jacDonald to Sail for Canada July 12 LONDON July 2 Minister Ramsay MacDooald who arrived at his home in Lossie mouth Scotland today will sailfor Canada accompanied by his daugh ter Ishbel MacDonald The prime minister is taking a three months st Generally fair Mon jght and Tuesday except thunderstorms Monday af ternoon and early Monday night in the central and east por tions MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday cooler tonight and in northeast portion Tuesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 25 hour period ending at S oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 92 Minimum in Night 68 At 8 A M Monday 78 Rainfall Trace Figures for U hour period ending 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night 60 Rainfall Trace IOWAINMOVETO REDUCE MISHAP TOLLONHOLIDAY Special Police Put on Job at Orders From Mrs Miller In response to orders from Mrs Alex Miller secretary of state the highways in and surrounding Mason City and Clear Lake will be pa trolled Tuesday and Wednesday by a motorcycle officer Bill Palenyk 403 Sixth street southwest a for mer Hampton officer is the spe cially appointed man who will patrol the highways Special officers will patrol high ways throughout the state of Iowa for the purpose of reducing the an nual Fourth of July accident toll Highways will be patrolled from 10 a m to midnight Tuesday and from 8 a m until midnight Wednesday the Fourth Wallace Signs Order Motor Vehicle Inspector Lew Wal lace signed the order to the inspect ors today advising them to select and patrol the heaviest arteries of traffic in their territories with spe cial attention to traffic violations Mrs Miller said the order was a step towards a highway safety pro gram The democratic state conven tion this month will be asked to incorporate a highway safety pro grain in its party platform Mrs Millar said Her program which she hopes to bring before the next state legisla ture is for a highway safety patrol more stringent drivers license laws including examinations for drivers compulsory testing of motor vehi cles and compulsory removal of un safe cars from the highways a fi nancial responsibility act and a prima facie speed limit law Mrs Miller said Good Headway Made Good headway has been made with highway safety educational programs conducted by the depart ment in cooperation with the press the radio the Legion and civic organizations Mrs Miller as serted But it is plain to all of us that we need more teeth in our law I am planning to ask the state convention of my own party to write certain highway safety planks into its platform and bring this matter to a head in the next ses sion of the legislature Not Partisan Matter This matter is of too great mo ment to the people of Iowa to be come involved in partisanism The members of one party certainly are just as much interested as those of another in saving the lives of the iundreds of lowans needlessly hilled by recklessness each year The reason I advocate putting RADIO PICTURE SHOWS POLICE IN BERLIN STREETS This Associated Press picture sent by radio to New York shows armed police patrolling deserted Ber lin streets on bicycles after Chancellor Adolf Hitler crushed a revolt led by his political enemies Many nazi radicals were killed in shooting frays or by executioners Clear Skies Favor F R on Sea Trip Cruiser Heads Souti Along Coast for Puerto Rico ABOARD U S S GILMER AT SEA July 2 Poose velt cruised down the Carolina capes today with the cruiser Houst on on a far reaching journey to the American possessions The Houston pulled out of Hamp ton Roads just before dawn by noon was rounding Cape Hatteras on the way to Puerto Rico the first port of call Sky Clear Sea Calm A clear sky and a calm sea fav ored the president on his first day out and he took advantage of easy seagoing to remain late in bed this morning reading reports received by wireless from Washington The presidential cruiser after a ate departure from Annapolis last night lay to for 15 minutes at a m in Hampton Roads to permit a tugboat to carry final papers ashore from President Roosevelt Shower Cools Air A brief shower during the night cooled the air in Chesapeake bay the matter into political platforms The destroyer Gilmer carrying is that that is the most effective way of making headway with this type of FORCED TO MAKE FOURTH LANDING 2 Brooklyn Brothers Have Trouble Reaching Then Warsaw Goal TORUN Poland July 2 Brooklyns flying brothers Joseph and Benjamin Adamowicz were orced down near here today en oute to Warsaw making their ourth landing in Europe after con lUering the Atlantic A defective gasoline pipe was the rouble this time Neither of the irothers was hurt and the plane was not damaged in the landing They hoped to fix the gasoline iipe by 4 p m and make another tart to Warsaw their goal when hey left Brooklyn The soda pop manufacturers ap larently find flying over the con inent much more trying than the cean They were forced down in a pota 0 field at Crossen Germany last ight because of a gasoline short ge The flight to Crossen was iade from Paris where the pair ad gone after being forced down aturday at Flers France following he hop from Harbor Grace N F 65 at Firemens Picnic firemen and their amilies held a picnic at Eagle lake unday Sixtyfive persona enjoyed he affair newspapermen and the destroyer Williamson carrying secret service men doggedly trailed the Houston which kept a course about 10 miles off shore within easy sight of the sandy coast line The 13000 mile route that lay ahead will take the president to Cartagena Colombia South Amer ica and first visits by a president of the United States to South America and thence to the American west coast Landing at Portland Ore about Aug 2 the president will travel east viewing at first hand the re sults of his new deal Mrs Roosevelt Not Letting Country in on Vacation Plans WASHINGTON July 2 Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt has de termined to enjoy an off the record vacation Inquiries at the white house brought the reply that the first lady wanted a rest without publici ty Her aides declined pleasantly to say where she was going or how long she would be gone From Fairmont W Va came word that Mrs Roosevelt had ar rived there this morning and left by automobile for an unannounced destination SIGNATURE OF FORD AWAITED Washington Dealer Plans to Bid on War Department Contracts WASHINGTON July 2 NRA still had not received a signed letter of blue eagle compliance from Henry Ford today though a local dealer indicated his intention to bid on approximately of war department contracts R P Sabine of the Northwest Motor company a Ford dealer and his attorney F Hunter Creech con ferred at NRA headquarters with I D Everitt in the automotive sec tion Competes for Contracts After this conference it was learned the war department was taking bids today on a large con tract and that Sabine intended to compete So far as NRA officials were con cerned a signed letter from the Ford Motor company still was awaited It was thought Sabines bid might be submitted conditionally subject to possible receipt of the signed letter of compliance but whether such a bid would be ac cepted was up to the war depart ment No One Qualified NRA officials said they had no indication that the letter of compli ance approved Saturday by Hugh S Johnson would not be signed by a responsible Ford Motor official but said they knew of no person in the capital qualified to sign for Ford Later the war department an nounced contracts had been award ed to the Chevrolet Motor company for 300 trucks for Investigate Record of Nerad in Search of Clew to Slaying ADEL June 2 oday were looking into the recods if Charles Nerad Jr 65 retired Kansas farmer in an attempt to ind some clew to his death which a coroners jury reported resulted rom a gunshot wound to the head the hand of an unknown party The mangled body was found Fri day on a railroad track near Boone illel County Attorney Curtis W Jregory ordered a chemist to make an examination of Nerads body in an attempt to learn from what dis ance the bullet was fired which veat through his head before he ras run over by several trains Pointing out that there are few vailable clews upon which to vortc Gregory stated every indi ation seems to point to a murder Vocational Aid DES MOINES July 2 E Moore director of the Iowa board in charge of federal aid for vocational education announced an allotment of for vocational aid in 3nly Watchdog Is Stolen by Burglars CAMDEN N J July 2 cholas Fushs left Spotty his bull dog to watch his house while he went visiting On his return he found someone had broken in ran sacked the house and the Bailey 36 Belmond Is FatallyHurt Britt Woden Youths Injured in Headon Collision Auto accident injuries resulted Monday morning in the death of a Belmond man in a local hospital Britt and Woden youths hurt in an other accident were suffering in juries in a local hospital Recovery of one of the youths was considered doubtful H T Bailey 36 Belmond died at oclock Monday morning at a local hospital from injuries re ceived early Saturday when the car which he was driving failed to make a turn near Bayside Clear Lake Other persons injured in the acci dent J W Kaufman Cato Griesy Peter English and Carl Wenze of Belmond were reported recovering Leaves Two Daughters The body of Bailey was taken to Belmond where funeral services will be conducted Bailey who was in the insurance business is survived by his wife and two daughters aged 4 and 13 The five Belmond residents were injured when the car crashed off an embankment into a ditch Cars Collide Headon A car occupied by Charles For manek 20 and Edward Zrostlik 17 both of Britt and an auto driven by Henry Wubben 20 Woden crashed headon at oclock Monday morning on the highway between the A L Barker residence and St Marys cemetery near Britt The ac cident occurred on a hill and it is believed the drivers must have been blinded by lights Zrostliks condition is serious He suffered severe face and bead in juries Wubben who suffered cuts and bruises was reported to be re covering Both are in a local hos pital LIGHT SHOWERS FAIL TO RELIEVE IOWA HOT WAVE Temperature in Mason City Jumps Back to 96 Degrees Mason Citys temperature was back to 96 degrees Monday after noon after dropping from 97 on Saturday to a maximum of 92 Sun day afternoon but a breeze helped to relieve sweltering North lowans Just a trace of rainfall was had here Sunday night Scattered weekend showers in Iowa proved to have failed to give lasting relief from the continued heat all over the state as temper atures were again mostly in the up per nineties Readings were below the high marks of last week how ever and additional thunderstorms were in prospect for parts of the state 99 at Cedar Rapids At Cedar Rapids the mercury shot up to 99 Monday afternoon while Fort Dodge reported a high of 96 Muscatine 95 and Davenport Waterloo and Charles City 93 Two persons succumbed to the heat wave over the weekend The body of Peter McGrath 62 well known farmer near Lattners was found close to his home Sun day morning The coroner said Mc Grath had suffered from the heat and that death was due probably to prostration The death of Mrs B K Thomp son 69 of Wapello was said to be due to heat Slight Rains Fall Rain ranging from a trace in some localities to 65 inches in Des Moines was reported over the week end Creston had 48 inches and Du buque 34 inches Carroll and Iowa Falls reported the highest temperatures Saturday the mercury reaching 100 at each place The lowest reading Saturday night was 58 at Fort Dodge and In wood Sunday the mercury reached 97 at Forest City the hottest place in the state and last night dropped to a low of 53 at Iowa Falls COMMENDS HITLER Both Japanese and Chinese Soldiers on Guard Along Railway OILMORE TAKES OVER NEW POST Assumes S U I Presidency Held for 17 Years by Dr Jessup IOWA CITY July 2 lugene A Gilmore today stepped nto the University of Iowa presi dential shoes that Dr Walter A essup had worn for 17 years Dr Gilmore dean of the College if Law took over his new office oday and Dr Jessup retired Dr Jessup is to leave here early next week to become head of the Carne gie Foundation for the advancement of teaching Gilmore and Jessup spent the weekend in conference on future plans TIENTSIN China July 2 i Both Japanese and Chinese army guards patrolled the Peiping and Mukden railroad line today as the result of a bomb explosion on a train yesterday which killed four Chinese and injured 10 The train was the first operating between the two cities since the establishment of Manchukuo Jap anese sponsored state Despite fears of further violence trains today were heavily patron ized The bombing was attributed to j opponents of Chinas agreement to resume railroad traffic with Man chukuo a state she does not offi cially recognize PAUL VON HINDENBTJKG NEUDKCK Germany July 2 Faul von Hinden today sent his congratulations to ChnneelJor Hitler for saving the fatherland from serious dan ger He sent congratulations also to Prussian Premier Hermann Wilhelm Goering for the ener getic nnd successful quelling of high treason The president who has been ill said by physicians not to be in any immediate danger EUROPE STUDIES OVER SITUATION Further Violence Feared in Germany Hohenzollern Return Seen By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Predictions of a return of the Hohenzollerns and of further out breaks were Included in European reaction to Chancellor Hitlers ruth ess suppression of an incipient re volt Hitlers violent methods were criticized by Engelbert Dollfus Austrias dictator who said does lot the light at last dawn upon us that one cannot make a people happy with violent methods Austrian newspapers were almost Turn to Vaee 2 Column 4 Wrist Watch Will Keep You Cool in Hot Weather LAFAYETTE Ind July 2 new wrist watch which will keep the whole body cool in hot weather was announced today at Purdue uni versity The device looks like a watch but instead of keeping time encloses a pellet of dry ice or solid carbon dioxide at 109 degrees below zero The effects are the same as dipping the wrists in cold water a favorite hot weather trick or of keeping a stream of cold water run ning over the body Dry Ice Burns Dry ice burns the skin almost in stantlywherever it makes direct contact The Purdue invention in sulates the ice so that only a nor mally cooling stream of cold air and cold carbon dioxide gas flows over the sensitive spot on the wrist where the radial artery is close to the surface One small pellet of the dry ice lasts about an hour in the watch case The effects of cool gas flow ing out of the container continue for about 20 minutes in addition Cooler Not Messy There is nothing messy about this cooler for the melting ice forms no i trace of liquid It evaporates into an invisible gas The Purdue studies show that this cold carbon dioxide has a somewhat soothing effect on the heart especially during high temperatures The same device can be made in other forms to fitany portion of the body where cooling may be ef fective It can be formed as a brace let and worn either on wrist or ankle It can be set in a close fitting necklace The Heat From Blood dry ice a description AT LEAST 60 DIE IN BERLIN ALONE AS HEADS ROLL Vice Chancellor Papen Will Be Ousted and Goermg Named By LOUIS LOCHNER Copyrisht by rtie Associated Press BERLIN July list of ex ecutions mounted rapidly tonight It was reported 60 have been put to death in Berlin alone In a source usually reliable it was stated the heads will roll edict has produced a toll mounting into hundreds The flow of blood together with a well authenticated prediction that Premier Hermann Wilhelm Goering will soon replace Franz von Papen as vice chancellor whipped the po litical pot into a new fury Defends von Papen A bold stroke from President Paul von Hindenburg today calling the relchswehr to the defense of Vice Chancellor von Papens safety was quickly followed by advices from usually well informed quarters hat the vice chancellor would re sign or would be ousted at the in stigation of Chancellor Hitler prob ably tomorrow President von Hindenburg who earlier in the day had sent his con and blessings to both Hitler and Goering threatened a state of siege if von Papen were victimized for his recent bold stand n criticizing some nazi policies A spokesman for the propaganda ministry said it had been definitely established that von Papen had no connection with the whole affair hat led to recent summary execu tions Will Be Absolved Some men in his office were im Jlicated however it was stated It was practically assured that Papen would be absolved of all Turn to runt 2 Column 3 states maintains a cool spot and extracts heat from the blood flow ing in the subadjacent artery This is found to produce a cool ing of the entire body as the cooled blood circulates through the body and is usually sufficient to make a person wholly comfortable even in the hottest weather The same cooling device and pro cess may be used in case of fever patients The abnormally hot blood is cooled to or toward normal with out the discomfort and inconveni ence of cooling with cold water or TELLS OF SLAUGHTER BERLIN July 2 black shirted member of the Schutz Staffel pick of the storm troops today gave the Associated Press an eyewitness account of the slaughter of 60 storm troopers in Berlin Himself obviously a member of one of the firing squads of eight he whispered his story in a room so firmly closed that the sound of a human voice could not penetrate to the outside He was trembling and on the verge of collapse executions lssaid expedited in rapid fire accused were brought before a special nazi tribunal provided for last December now functioning for first time He revealed that the Kaisers proud cadet training school at Lichteraelde in a Berlin suburb where Prussian officers learned the goose step was the scene of the slaughter Each man the informant said was given three minutes to be heard by three judges before being taken out to be shot POISON IVY Although it is generally known hat contact with poison ivy or sumac may cause painful in lamination of the skin many per sons are poisoned because they do not know how to recognize and avoid these plants Much injury is aused by permitting poison ivy to pread year after year along road ways and much used paths and iiost of this could be prevented if impie measures of detecting and dealing with the plants and of reating their poisonous effects vere more generally understood The whole subject is fully treated n the booklet on Poison Ivy In lose four cents to cover postage ind handling Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I inclose four cents in coin carefully for the booklet on Poison Ivy Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;