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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1933, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home c n U IS ME M A Afi fPT OF IOWA fl r r n i hr E 3 THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION xxxix FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 3 1933 REPAIR GREAT DAMAGE AFTER STORM GRAIN MARKETS GO SKYWARD AS STOCKS FOLLOW Advance on Reports of Heat Drought and Dollar Fall CHICAGO July 3 prices swung sharply upward today on reports of continued heat and drought over the middlewest and because of sharp declines in the dol lar compared with the British pound sterling Opening prices were as much as 3 cents a bushel higher than Saturday and the mar ket later advanced about a cent more Closing prices were generally a cent or more higher than the opening Unofficial crop estimates which were released during the day indi cated the smallest wheat crop in the United States both spring and win ter wheat in 37 years The average of the leading experts was 323000 000 bushels This compared with the official government estimate of 341000000 bushels in June Pass Dollar Mark Dollar wheat was surpassed by the September December and May deliveries with the July only 1t ents a bushel under at the days jeak The Hay delivery surged up 0 at its highest level but receded to at the close July closed at 98 September at 5100 And December at I AH other grains also were higher Oats were affected by estimates in picating one of the smallest crops n nearly half a century and pushed well past half a dollar a bushel svith May closing at 55 cents Corn crossed 70 cents with May 11 70 advanced to 86 on delivery closed at Barley was over 60 cents with December at 63 at the close Stocks Shoot Up NEW YORK July 3 rolled into the security and ommodity markets today in re jponse to the dollars decline to new pws after publication of President loosevelts note to the economic Stocks rushed to new highs for year and many issues recorded liains of to around 8 a share otton Jumped about a bale Sterling exchange rose 5446 before subsiding several ents and tbe European gold cur encies climbed tonew highs Enthusiasm High jSpeculative enthusiasm ran high n the New York stock exchange Traders reading President Roose velts statement noted particular rly the emphasis he had placed on the importance of maintaining the domestic price lifting program and I volume of transactions reached rge proportions U S Steel climbed more than 2 I to 562 while the preferred distin guished itself by selling at par a share where it was above Saturdays close i view of the H arbld Hackbarth farm place ecu leaving only the shaky skeleton of the uhere build Former President of Iowa State Is Dead BERBA Ohio July 3 A IiB Storms 73 president of Baldwin KWallace college and former presi of Iowa State college died of Jiheart disease at his home Saturday V night The widow and three daugh liters survive Jail Breaker Captured CHARITON July 3 Sullivan who escaped from the county jail was recaptured Satur day night at Osceola AUNT HET By Robert Quillen I thought Wednesday was her day for callers but I seen her snatchin things i off the floor before she come to the door Storm Came With Roar Says Woman Buildings and Trees Mowed Down by Furious Wind DOWS July wind made so much noise we were unable to hear anything We didnt know what was going on outside but tried to hold the door from flying open It was Mrs Harold Hackbarth speaking The buildings on the farm operated by her husband and her eelf near here had been reduced thc hopeleas debris in Saturday nights storm Sunday afternoon found Mr Hackbarth too stunned too over whelmed to speak But Mrs Hack jarth managed to control her feel ngs sufficiently to tell the story Occasionally the husband would add a sentence or two Strongest From Southwest We had just arrived home from town and had put our little daughter to bed when the storm struck they said The wind seemed to come first from the northwest and then from the southwest It roared so loud we didnt hear the crashing of the trees and buildings When the wind got to the south west we werent able to make door stay shut and all but two win downs in the house were broken When we coudnt hold the door shut any longer we dashed out the back way and got into the cellar We expected the house to go any minute In Tangled Mass The two smiled bravely as they surveyed the scene of havoc Every building of a dozen or more on the place was in a tangled mass with the branches and trunks of scores of maple trees Only the house re mained standing and it was only a skeleton of its former self Hav ing broken in through windows and doors the storm had drenched the furniture broken the dishes and wrought other destruction Immediately to the south of the house just outside the kitchen loor a giant maple believed to have been planted by the parents of Mr Hackbarth had been pushed west ward to the ground the roots tear ing out a hole that was almost like a cellar Dead chickens lay strewn about the place A number of hogs had seen killed but a half dozen calves D the barn at the time had escaped uninjured ABOVE TREE and Mrs Harold Hncklmrth whose property suffered the worst among a score of Dows farmers in Hie path of Saturday nights storm shown with a giant maple tree that stood just outside the kitchen door i fELV BUILD1NpS KiteWay grocery housed in a brick building wns folded up into the basement and the Kluss Brothers garage alongside of It crushed to the ground at Gait Saturday night ILL AT LONDON PARLEY World Conference Delegate Thought Suffering Acute Indigestion LONDON July 3 W Morrison of Texas member of the American delegation the world economic conference was suddenly stricken with illness today Some concern was expressed among Mr Morrisons colleagues over his condition but Senator James Couzens of Michigan after a visit to the sick mans hotel room said that his condition was not ser ious A doctor and a nurse were summoned however It was first believed Mr Morri son was suffering from appendicitis but later indications were that the trouble was acute indigestion Senator Couzens thought that the Texan might be prevented from at tending the conference for three or four days BRAVE SEAS TO EE PRESIDENT Cabinet Members Go Aboard Cruiser for Special Meeting ANNAPOLIS Mr July 3 Members of President Roosevelts cabinet today braved the choppy waves of Annapolis roads to board the cruiser Indianapolis for a spe cial meeting with the chief execu tive Mr Roosevelt was aboard the cruiser which anchored about three milea from the landing dock at the naval academy earlier In the day Carrying a mass of data bearing on the national recovery program the cabinet members waited for more than an hour before attempt ing the rough ride out to the In dianapolis Landlubbers Object Even tiicn It took the persuasion of Marvin H Mclntyre a secretary to the president to get some of the landlubber cabineteers aboard a sub chaser for the trip out I am willing to die for the pres ident observed Secretary Ickes as he scanned the rolling sea but I wont get seasick for him But after assurances from Cap tin Robert White of the destroyer Ellis the secretary of the interior and the other doubtful officials ventured aboard the sub chaser Meet With President Those who met with the president included Secretaries Roper and Ickes chairmen of the industrial recovery board and the public works hoard respectively Secretaries Swanson of the navy Dern of war Wallace of agriculture and Attorney General Cummings Henry L Roose velt assistant secretary of the navy also was present The absence of Acting Secretary Phillips of the state department bore out reports that the unusual gathering would not concern itself with the London economic confer ence It probably was the first time that a cabinet meeting was ver held at sea Clark Charged With Mishandling Affairs of Insurance Company DES MOINES July 3 complaint lodged against E W Clark state insurance commission er alleging misconduct in handling the affairs of tlio Koyal Union Life Insurance company which he is acting as receiver for will be con sidered by the state executive council Wednesday 1he complaint filed by William R Baker Kansas City Kans attorney representing M A Gross of Los Angeles a stock holder of the company and plaintiff in a recent receivership action against it alleged that Clark knew the company to be insolvent in ex cses of 51000000 on Dec ID32 and failed to report it to the attor ney general Ml Gold Bloc Conference TORNAWlSTRIKES IN WRIGHT COUNTY 40 BARNS CRUSHED IN PATH OF NORTH IOWAS WINDSTORM ROOSEVELT NOT TO DO ANYTHING TOAIDSTANDARD Dramatic Refusal Start Europe Making Good on Threats LONDON July 4 MacDonald as president of the world economic conference decided this evening after a meeting of British authorities with representatives 01 the European gold bloc to summon a meeting of the bureau tomorrow to determine the future of the par ley in view of President Roosevelt1 rejection of currency stabilization The bureau or steering committee of the conference is composed o the chief delegates of tho majoi states including Corciell Hull American secretary of state In gold bloc quarters it was stated that some delegations at leasl expected immediate orders from their governments to return home leaving only a few minor secretar ies at London Should the entire gold group con sisting of France Belgium Holland Italy and Switzerland abandon the conference it would virtually be paralyzed Switzerland Starts The first move on behalf of the gold countries was made throutrl Switzerland Walter Stucki chief Swiss dele Sate asked for and obtained ad jouramcnt until Thursday of an im portant of th economic commission on the groun DOLLAR PLUNGES LONDON July 3 dollar plunged to a new low level of to the pound today on general continental selling prompted by President Roose velts emphatic declaration against stabilization Covering operations later were responsible for a gradual recov ery to 5143 cents at the bank closing making the net loss llA cents Gold currencies generally were quietly supported around Satur days level to a fraction easier Mother Burns Self and Child to Death OMAHA July 3 days after she attempted to end her life by drinking poison Mrs Elizabeth Flymn 28 burned herself and her five months old baby boy John Oli ver to death at their home here to day The baby died at a local hospi tal a short time after its mother that no further Work could be ac complished until gold bloc delega tions should receive fresh instruc tions from their governments A similar motion wns expected in other committees this afternoon and if accepted It would mean that a large part of the conference act ivities would be suspended Entering Wedge Well informec persons close to the representatives of gold securi s said this adjournment of com mittees was merely the entering wedge and anticipated activities would not be resumed The Swiss delegation was under stood to be expecting orders tonight ir tomorrow from Berne directing it to return home leaving only a secretaries on the job Other members of the gold group are contemplating a similar move In the meantime the America delegation remained discreetly si lent feeling that the president had Turn I1 Column I NO JULY 4 PAPER In order that the GlobeGazette stiff may enjoy its semiannual holiday there will be no Issue of the GlobeGazette following the home edition Monday afternoon until the Sunrise edition Tues day night The office of the newspaper will be closed at oclock Monday evening and re main closed until 3 oclock Tues day afternoon when the news de partment and telephone service will bo manned Tlie business of fice will bo closed all day TUCB lay Baseball results will be post ed on the bulletin hoard in front of the officeas usual ITALIANS HELD UP BY WEATHER Balbo Delays Takeoff From Ireland on 930 Mile Hop to Finland LONDONDERRY Northern Ire land July 3 wea ther today delayed the departure of Air Minister Halo Balhos armada of Italian flyers on the 930 mile hop to Reykavik Iceland After a long sleep earned in the quick flight from Amsterdam Gen eral Balbo and his comrades were up early ready to leave but a haze hung over Lough Foyle and wea ther experts reported flying condi tions were bad Consequently it was decided to in terrupt the flight which started Saturday at Orbetello Italy and has Chicago for its destination Italian Ambassador Grand and Finance Minister Tung who had come to see the aviators left for London Signor Jung being anxious to attend the afternoon session of the world economic conference 7 Lose Lives in WeekEnd Iowa Mishaps Clarion Girl Fatally Injured in Auto Accident Seven persona died in weekend accidents in Iowa and several others were injured in the usual holiday ist of crashes and minor accidents Iapach 19 The dead Mrs Deloris Clarion Robert E Smith Jr 30 Chi cago Kenneth Barclay 15 Chat fleld Minn Catherine May wilt 3 Wa terloo Herman Knmick 42 Water loo H J worms Calumet Gus Ninnewach Mrs Papach was fatally injured i an automobile accident early Sunday morning on highway 20 and 60 The accident occurred between 12 p m and 1 a m and Mrs Pa pach died an hour and a half later at the Hamilton County Public hos pital at Webster City 5 Others in Car There were five other occupants of the car a light coupe Norman Johnston Renwick received a broken collar bone The others were only slightly cut and bruised They were Lyman Collins Charles City driver of the automobile Mrs Ly man Collins Floyd E Thompson Kanawha who owned the carand Lenoil Partridge slater Mre PapachT According to the driver Mr Col lins the car was going downhill a a speed of from 40 to 15 miles an hour when a tire blew out throwing the car against a guide rail at the side of the road and tipping it over All the occupants were thrown from the car Mrs Papach was rkling in the rumble seat and the force of the crash crushed her chest She was 19 years old and had been making her home here with her mother Mrs E A Hcimberger She leaves a 2 year old daughter Bonnie Lee Funeral arrangements have not been made Burial will probably be at either Mankato or St Paul Auto Hlta Truck Smith died Saturday night of in juries received when the car in which he was riding driven by Ralph Read of Dos Moines crashed into a truck and a telephone pole on a DCS Moines street Smith was the son of the president of the J P Smith Shoe company of Chicago Read was slightly injured in the crash Barclay was killed eirly Sunday when the car in which he was rid ingplunged into a creek near Crcsco after a bridge had been washed out in heavy rains Sunday morning Warms and Ninnewaeh were drowned at Spirit Lake when their fishing boat capsized Their bodies were recovered Monday Cannon Explodes Three persons were injured one fatally when a homemade cannon exploded Sunday night at the Charles Wilt home in Waterloo Wilt had emptied powder from fire crackers into the cannon and was poundingwith a hammer and cold chisel to drive the wad home when a spark set off the explosion Part of the cannon passed en tirely through the body of his 2 year old daughter Catherine May She died two hours later at St Francis hospital Wilts left hand was shattered and Thomas Scar borough 10 a cousin of the Wilt was blinded in the left eye by powder and fragments of the tube Workman Electrocuted Knaack employe of the Iowa Pub lic Service company was electro cuted early Sunday morning when he came in contact with a high ten sion line while repairing storm damage northeast of Waterloo He a survived by his widow and four daughters Patrolman Ell Terhune of the Sioux City police received a frac ured akull and arm lacerations Sunday when a squad car crashed nto a post Capt Paul Mummert received a broken left nrm In the same accident Mrs Louis Struckman 26 was injured Saturday in an au omobile crash at Waterloo Trees Uprooted and Farm Buildings Demolished by Gale Sweeping Across North Iowa The repairing of damages estimated at several hundred thousand dollars as result of Saturday nights windstorm was proceeding Monday throughout North Iowa The storm one of the most furious in recent history in this section Ifet in its wake two deaths several injured and damage to hundreds of buildings TROPICAL STORM GOES INTO GOLF Leaves 13 Dead in Cuba and Property Damage Set at HAVANA Cuba July 3 Lropical disturbance that resulted in 13 deaths and property damage set at 3000000 in Trinidad last week passed through Pinar Del Rio province in western Cuba today and then hurried out into the Gulf of Mexico First signs of the hurricane were felt in Pinar Del Rio City capital oE the state at a m when trie chief police telephoned here that It was raining heavily and that strong winds blew rooftilcs from several houses City power lines were cut off to prevent short circuits Later tele phone and telegraph officials re ported that communication facili ties were interrupted Angel Madam secretary of the sanitation department took precau tions and telephoned all government hospitals to be prepared for emerg encies Early today there had been no reports of injuries or great prop erty damage Last night Father Gutierrez Lanza of the Helen observatory warned that conditions are dan gerous and suggested complete precautions At a m today he announced that the disturbance which he called a cyclone had msscd into the gulf In Federal ICcscrrvi1 WASHINGTON July 3 Jderal reserve board announced he admittance into the federal re crve system of the Muscatinc brink nd trust company Tip to Whereabouts of Kidnaped Factor Proves False Steer CHICAGO July 3 squad of detectives was dispatched to the suburb of Niles today after a tele jmm purporting to give a tip on the whereabouts of John Factor missing millionaire speculator was received from New York The tip proved worthless however the dc ectives finding only a residence vhose second story wns untonantea and whose owner satisfied the nf ficcrs he knew nothing of Factors whereabouts Fred H Burk 67 Dies at Waterloo WATERLOO July 3 H Burk 67 former city council man and former proprietor of the Waterloo Sash and Fixture works diet last night at his home of heart disease Will Rogers SANTA MONICA Cn July you ever see real air races by the worlds greatest fly ers They are breakfasting in New York and flying in here for lunch Mussolini has a flyer here who can stay upside down longer than the American dele gation in London There is the cutest little German war ace who cuts out his engine and docs everything in the air with a dead engine loops spins rolls climbs and then lands all this with no more power than congress had tbe last session Our navy nrmy and marine exhibition was rcai thrills My wife whispered when I see that it me feel that all of our tax money hascnt boon wasted Aviation is just starting Yours WILL tfnrorUlil uns MrVaiuhl Synrtlratrl Communication systems were wrecked in a number of communi ties and hundreds of trees uprooted r broken down by a wind that was the worst for many years While reports of damages wero eceived from all parts of North owa from the Mississippi river vest to Palo Alto county the storm ipparently struck gith most force he section in eastern Wright coun y and the western edge of Prank in where a tornado scattered de itruction over an area that included several towns and many farm places Fatally Injured Near Crcsco Kenneth Barclay 15 was reported latally injured when the automobile In which he was rid ing ran off the edge of a bridge washed away Mrs Percy Barclay his sisterinlaw was seriously in jured Herman Knaack 42 came in con tact with a high voltage electric wire Sunday morning and asrcsirit died In a Waterloo hospital in the afternoon He had been at work re pairingstorm damages two miles northeast of Waterloo where he was working with a crew of line men in repairing damage done bv the wind Pulmotor treatments were tried by firemen in an effort to save his life He had been employed five years by the Iowa Public Service company which called out hundreds of men early Sunday morning to tackle the repair problem over many of its properties in the storm area 40 Dams Down The storm hurled itself with ter rific violence on a number of rarms in the vicinity of Gait Gold ield Holmes and Dowa where close o 40 barns and numerous other arm buildings were demolished Dows escaped with little damage to juildings but scores of trees lit ered the streets while at Gait two Justness buildings were destroyed ind others damaged At Holmcn damage was suffered by a lumber yard and n church While Wright county seems to hnvo suffered the worst effects of the storm other scattered sections reported more or less damage Among these were Nora Springs and Rudd where some buildings were damaged and large number of trees broken down Telephone anil electrical compan ies found thcmselveR hard pressed in obtaining sufficient men with which to repair the damage to their sys tems Throughout the sections hard est hit by the wind mile upon mile of wire lay tangled In the roadways in some places twisted among trees and branches Hundreds of poles were down over the path of the storm They Left Buildings One of the peculiarities of the storm of this magnitude was the fact that so few were Injured Stor Turn In Insc 2 rolmnn U IOWA WEATHER Fair Monday night Tuesday generally fair a n d slightly warmer LOCAL STATISTICS American Beet Sugar company weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morn ing Maximum Sunday 83 Minimum in Night fin At 8 A M Monday 70 Weather figures for 2f hour per iod ending at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday gn Minimum In Night fij At 8 A M Sunday Kill ii rail IWinches After two heavy rain storms the weathermans promise was fair for over July Fourth ;