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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPT PRESS IJCASED WIKB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 10 193T THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE lowans in Washington Hartzells Victims Write Letters to Congressmen By DON McGXJIRE ASHINGTON July 10 Echoes of the Hartzell case are still being heard i n Washington and congressmen are still getting letters from vic tims back home asking what can be done about it Oscar Hart zells conviction in Sioux City for using the mails t o defraud b y collecting several millions from contributors who hoped to share in the supposed estate of Sir Francis Drake apparently has not stopped the operation of such schemes The latest report came through the office of Representative Louis JLudlow of Indiana who inquired of the American consul at Sheffield England regarding the estate of a family named Perry The consul replied with the same information received by those mak ing inquiries into Hartzells Drake was none None in England Without naming he cited the case and pointed out that during the trial itwas proved con clusively that the entire matter was fraudulent and that no such estate existed Contrary to an apparently wide spread wrote the consul Henry S Waterman there are no immense unclaimed and unsettled estates in Great Britain and re ports of vast sums1 awaiting claim ants in the bank of England or dormant in the court of chancery are wholly mythical and without Waterman listed Brit ish names which had been used as bases for various estate swindles to Authorities It is suggested thatit well to reportto the nearest Unit ed States district attorney or to the postal authorities the name of anv person who has asked you to funds with which to inves tigate your alleged claim to any of the aforesaid bogus Wat erman said Ludlow also hada bulletin recent ly issued by the Better Business bureau of Pittsburgh addressed to Missing It outlined the procedure in the racket and cited that the promoter always needed funds to defray legal expenses It added that to say the promised settlement remains always just around the The bait of millions is dan Turn to 2 Column 4 234 IOWA STORMS DO DAMAGE OVERCOME LEAD OF FOUR RUNSTO BE AT TERRY MEN Warneke Blasted From Hill After Hubbell Holds Americans By ALAN GOULD POLO GROUNDS NEW YORK July 10 from behind with a batting attack that blasted Lon Warneke off the mound and also drove Van Mungo to coyer the American league All Stars whipped the Nationals today 9 to 7 for their second straight triumph A crowd of fans saw Joe Cronins crew clinch the game with a six run rally in the fifth after which young Mel Harder Cleveland right hander held the Nationals in com plete subjection Harder relieving Lefty Gomez and Red Ruffing Yankee pitching aces who yielded six runs in the first five innings held the Nationals to one solitary hit for the remainder of the game as he completely be fuddled the big hitters rushed into the fray by Manager Bill Terry The play by play account of the game FIRST INNING f Americans Gehringer fouled the first pitch and then smashed a drive past Frisch aridran to second base when Wally Berger fumbled the Frisch dived for the ballbut missed it by inches The count went to and j three on who then BOY WHO STOLE PLANE ARRESTED Iowa Farm Youth Wanted in Muscatine Found Living in Ottumwa OTTUMWA July 10 Jimmy Pentzel of East Pleasant Plain whose craze for aviation prompted him to steal an airplane from a hangar at Muscatine though h had never handled the controls of a ship before was arrested here late last night The 39 year old farm boy dressed in overalls and carrying his avia tors goggles was picked up near Riverside park He told police he had been in Ottumwa since Tues day of last week Pentzel when questioned readily admitted that he had stolen the plane Muscatine officers were ex pected to return the youth to catine today where he was to he arraigned on a charge of larceny of an airplane Wea FORECAST IOWA thundershowers Tuesday afternoon or night Wednesday generally fair Warmer Tuesday night in east central portion and in extreme east portion Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair Tuesday night nnd Wednesday slightly warmer In northwest Tuesday night nnd In east and south Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 83 Minimum in Night 65 At 8 A M Tuesday 77 Kninfnll n into huddle around Hub bell as Ruth came to bat Ruth took a called strike swung and missed the next one then fanned on a low breaking curve without lifting his bat from his shoulder The count went to two andthree on Lou Gehrig who swung and missed the third strike The runners were in motion and Gehringer beat Hartnetts throw to Traynoiat third base on R close Man ush advanced to second The Na tionals kicked at the decision It was a pair of stolen bases Foxx also fanned getting only one foul ball and missing the third strike a screw ball by a half foot as the crowd roared its acclaim of the mighty Hubbells sensational feat of retiring the three foremost Ameri can league sluggers in sucess No runs one hit one error two left Nationals Frisch smashed the second pitched ball high into the upper rightfield stands for a home run Traynor was thrown out on a hard hit grounder Gehringer to Gehrig Medwick fanned The Cardi nal slugger thought he had ticked the last one but Umpire Pfirman behind the plate convinced him he didnt after a short talk Cuyler bounced out Cronlng to Gehrig One run one hit no errors none left SECOND INNING Americans Al Simmons was Hubbels fourth straight strikeout victim The White Sox star missed the last one by so wide a margin that even he had to laugh as he walked back to the bench Cronin also took three hearty swings missing each time by ridiculous margins as Hubbell mixed his screw ball with a fast curve Bill Dickey finally broke the spell with the count two and two by bank ing a curve over head for a single Gomez also fanned making Hubbells sixth strikeout victim in two innings No nnis one hit no errors one left Nationals Berger hoisted one foul but was a strikeout victim as he missed two swings at Gomezs fast balls Terry received an ova tion as he stepped to the plate but Bills best was a high fly that Sim mons came in to catch behind sec ond base Jackson swung and missed the third strike No runs no hits no errors none left THIRD INNING American Cuyler raced into deep right to make a beautiful catch on Gehringers drive Manush rolled out Frisch to Terry The crowd gave Ruth another noisy reception The Babe took a called strike fouled one into the dirt but finally walked as Hubbell took no chances and pitched everything inside to the Yankee veteran Gehrig lined out to Cuyler No runs no hits no errors one left Nationals Hubbell raced to the Beat Nationals WATER SHIPPED INTO CRESTON BY TRAINLOAD water by Creston Gets Its Water Supply From Big Muddy clubhouse after finishing his three inning stint with an allowance of only two singles two bases on balls and fanning six The Giants south paw was given a wild ovation Hart fnnllniifl on Jiporls Tujft ANOTHER DEATH ADDS TO TENSION Threat of General Walkou in Three Cities Grows More Probable SAN FRANCISCO July 10 Another death and increasing gen eral strike threats in three cities drew the Pacific coast maritime dispute rapidly toward a new crisis today as a federal board pleaded for an armistice Gunfire added the seventh tim to the death list since the strikestarted May 9 Steve S Wat son 48 a special deputy sheriff fell fatally wounded in a Seattle business district battle The six previous victims were fitrikers or sympathizers Attacked by Strikers Watson and several deputy sheriffs who have been on dock duty were attacked allegedly by strikers The officers automobile was turned over Ivan Gill a union seaman was arrested for question ing Police said they were informed that strikers who had been riding in Gills automobile were Watsons attackers Trade unions in Portland and Oakland took definite action toward several strikes while a similar threat hanging over San Francisco spurred the federal board to de termined efforts to bring a truce Board Acts Swiftly The board which opened public hearings on the maritime dispute yesterday under authority of fed eral law moved swiftly behind the scenes to contact both shipowners and union representatives Shipowners have been called to answer questions pertaining to an armistice proposal late today O 1C Gushing member of the board said The board conferred last night with the strike strategy commit tee of seven appointed by the San Francisco centra labor council Lenker Moore May Get Paroles Soon Tank Cars Sent From Council Bluffs 100 Miles Away COUNCIL BLUFFS July Q iflt they live nearly 100 miles from the Missouri river resi dents of Creston will brew their tea and wash their supper dishes pots and pans tonight with waterfrom the The first shipment of Missouri river and chlorin ated of course in the Council Bluffs city water here for Cres ton at midmorntng The shipment consisted of eight tank loads or ap proximately gallons at tached to a regular Burlington freight train The heavy train was unable to haul the additional seven cars which hnd been loaded Tank Cur Shortage The second shipment to be made this afternoon will consist of about 15 or 20 cars Because of R shortage of tank ars suitable for transporting water the cars will have to be unloaded quickly and sent back to Council Bluffs as rapidly as possible for DES MOINES July Lenker and Paul Moore have been punished enough said Gov Clyde U Herring yesterday in discussing the imprisonment of these Cedar county fanners He intimated he might talk the case over with the parole IJ t IJ1 C IM reloading Only 31 cars are now available here Croutons daily de mand Is 42 cars Burlington railroad officials have promised to supply 11 more cars within a week Special Train Daily Until plans are completed for rending a special train of water earn from Council Bluffs to Creston dally the shipments will be at tached to regular freight trains Council Bluffs has plant resources for supplying the needs of several cities the size of Creston in addi tion to its own demands MISSISSIPPI VOTES UPON SCRAPPING 25 YEAR OLD DRY LAW JACKSON July 10 voted today on whether to scrap the states 25 year old bone dry law The voters scratched one of the shortest ballots ever sub mitted the states electorate thus directly expressing for the first time their viewa on the liquor question A voter could ballot against legalization in boththc state and county or for county prohibition and statewide repeal or vice versa Jn event a majority favors statewide repeal liquor will be soid only in those counties which vote for it Polls in the rura sections opened at 7 a CST and In the cities an hour later All voting places close at 8 p m WHEAT AND CORN ESTIMATESHOWS DROUGHT EFFECT WASHINGTON July 10 m on July 1 Indicated wheat production this year would aggregate bushels nnd corn bushels This estimate for the United States only madf today by thn department of Agriculture The devastatingdrought hnd intensified interest in the re port The corn figure compared with buKhcIs In 1033 and the 102731 average of Wheat average bushels In the 1927SJ fxrfod uns last year VOTE STRIKE IN TEXTILE MILLS Alabama Workers to Meet in Birmingham Sunday to Decide Date HUNTSVILLK July 10 Times today said approxi mately textile workers Alabama mills have voted to strike and that a meeting would be held in Birmingham Sunday to vote on a strike date The paper quoted John Dnnn personal representative of the pres ident of the United Textile Workers of America nnd Albert W Con state representative ns saying the ntrlkc already ban been voted ask ing shorter hours pay increases and changes in working conditions Headquarters for directing the strike if called will be located in HuntsvIIle one of the largest tex tile centers of the state During the past 10 days the paper quoted Dean saying every one of the 42 locals met and voted for the strike Dean described the condition of the workers in the textile industry as the worst in the Dean aiso was quoted as saying the na tional union would aid the Alabama strikers Strikers Hack lo Work CEDAR RAPIDS July 10 Twentyfive women chicken pickers at the Barth Produce company plant who struck more than a week ago returned to their jobs to Ifly The plant met their request for a higher flat rate wage Nazi Propaganda Chief Says Press of World Lied Reports Events of 11 Days Ago Reichstag to Hear Hitler Friday BERLIN July 10 Jo seph Goebbels nazl minister of propaganda read tho riot act tr the press of the world tonight es pecially the French and press In an address internationally broadcast I call you all to he said to an invisible audience of many millions in describing the suppression of the second revolu tion that there have been cases of lies slander and misrepresenta tion of the true facts such as are almost without parallel In journ A large part of the foreign press he charged hns embmarked upon a campaign of lies which in Its ma liciousness can be compared only with the campaign of atrocity tales Ihnt wore net in the scene against Germany duringthe Goebbels version of events 11 days ago is as follows June 30 passed off without friction without the slightest do mestic tremor With hlH authority and with re markable brevity de fuehrer Hit ler quick as lightning suppressed the revolt of n small coterie of cabotcura nmbltlous men afflicted with a malady Ienco Nut Disturbed Pence nnd order were disturbed nowhere in the entire country Daily life proceeded in its normal course The people of Germany went on a holiday as though nothing had hap pened or elsfi continued their work without Interruption The people in their entirety however welcomed with a sigh of relief the liberating deed of dor fuehrer which snvnd Germany and thereby the entire world from direst catastrophe A huge wave of confidence welled up in the entire nation for Adolf Hitler because of his heroic acts If anything in Germany changed it was possibly this That the German people are devoted with even greater love to the fuehrrr and to the political regime present ed by Krroneoiis Goebbels devoted twothlrda of his speech to mixing what he called nrroncous statements from various reports published abroad quoting liberally from French English Austrian and Russian newspapers together with rarlio broadcasts to thi German people that they Turn IHtr J Column 31 Child Badly Hurt When Hit by Auto Petey Porro Run Over by Oil Truck May Recover Petey Porro 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs Pctor Porro 224 West State street was in a local hospital in a critical condition after being run over Tuesday noon by i Cham plin oi truck driven by Frank Gregory 224 First istreet south west Physicians who operated on the child Tuesday stated that the boy while fltlll in serious condition may recover The child wns report ed suffering from abdominal in juries The Porro boy had climbed off nn Ice truck in front of his residence and begun to cross the street to ward his home without lookingfor cara Tho Champlin truck struck him In tho abdomen knocking the boy to the pavement Frank Gregory driver of the truck later said he did not see the child and was driving slowly at tho time of the accident Gregory halt ed hla truck immediately and car ried the boy into the house across the street There a neighbor Mrs Cllve Franz 5 Jefferson avenue north west and Gregory took the boy to the hospital An aunt Lucille fisher of Hampton also assisted In taking the child to the hospital The boys parents both had been at work when the accident oc curred Mrs Porro works at the united Fruit store while is a tailor for Abel and Sons cloth lug fltore The boy is the only child u the family Stay of Execution for Mrs Antonio and Aides Granted ALBANY N July Gov Herbert H today stayed until the week of Aug 0 the executions of Mra Anna Antonio convicted husband slayer and two male accomplices pending an appeal to the court of appeals for an ap plication for a new trial for the woman on basis of newly discovered evidence Help of France If Belgium Is Invaded LONDON July 10 Barthohi French foreign minister ndlcated today on his departure that Britain will go to the aid of Irnnce in cawe the FrancoBelgian irea is Invaded by a foreign power JOHNlUNDBERG HANGS HIMSELF Businessman at Forest City Believed Despondent From III Health FOREST CITY July Limdbcig 77 local businessman committed suicide early Tuesday morning by hanging himself in his place of business a coal and Lundberg hnd been in ill health i number of years suf ferine stomach trouble It is believed by officials that he became despondent when his condi tion recently became Mr LundbetK had bcrm promi nent in City for many yorirfl He had been on the city council nnd at one time was street commissioner His son Harmon was associated with him in business His widow is nlso In Forest City Funeral ar rangements have not been made WEST UNION AND ALTA VISTA HIT ROOFS TORN OFF Elkader Man Killed by High Tension Wire Blown Down Heavy damage early Tuesday from windstorms was reported at Alta Vista and West Union while several other sections in North Iowa suffered damage of a minor nature At both Alta Vistn and West Union the storms struck about 2 oclock in the morning The storm claimed one life that of BYanldc Warnlcke C7 Elkader who was electrocuted when he fell on a high tension wire that was blown down by the storm tornado at West Union caused damage tearing roofs from rive business structures damaging several residences and demolishing the Fayetto county fairgrounds grandstand No one was reported Injuicd Nearly every house In Alta Vista received damage although this was mostly of small proportions The front of the Alta Vista motor com pany garage was blown in A plate glass In tho McKay department iilore was shattered Toll Communications Halted Damage was also reported at the telephone company bulldlngat Alta Vista and toll communications were not established until Tuesday noon Electric wires were also badly dam aged by the storm Several garages were demolished tu Alta Vista and smaller buildings blown down Reports were received of the barns and windmills in the nearby country 1ha damage at Alta Vista which wil nan into several thousands of dollars was bolieved to have been caused by u straight blowing wind although some evidences of twist ing were noticed At Belle PlaJno four train men were injured when a fast Chi cago St Paul Minneapolis and Omnha freight train was wrecked as It ran Into a washout one mile went of Belle Plalne shortly before midnight Monday night Unroofs Drug Store At West Union the tornado un roofed the W H Tisdalo drug store the E H Estey law office the O W Heiserman jewelry store the R O Woodard business build ing the West Union ArgoGazette office and the Harry Grimes resi dence The C M Fees barn was blown clown This was the largest bnrn in the vicinity of West Union The fairgrounds which was erected at a cost of 000 was demolished by the torna cit TJ VVI1S blown the It was estimated that trees in West Union were blown down or badly damaged All telephone toll lines to the north and south of West i Turn fo i Column 4 SON OF FORMER DICTATOR HELD MADRID July 10 An tonio Primo De Rivera son of the late Spanish dictator was arrested today with about 200 fascist follow ers In a raid on the Spanish fascist headquarters Among those were the Marquis Ellseda and the trans AUantlc flyer Captain Julio Ruiz DC A Ida both members of the directorate Know Your Name What do you have that is yours but that your friends use more thari you do Your first course doefl lhia name mean VMierc did that name come from So many people have written these questions to Frederic J Has kin director of the Washington In formation Bureau of this newspa per that he has compiled a long list of given names arranged al phabetically with origins mean ings and considerable explanatory matter This material has been published In a booklet called GIVEN NAMES It contains a list of nearly 1000 first names nnd if you send for H and find that your name is not in the list Mr Hnskin wil make special research for you without any charge except a threecent stamp for return postage Send for your copy Inclose 10 rents in coin to cover cost and postage Use this coupon The GlobeGazette fnformntlon Bureau Frederic T Hnskin Director Washington c I Inclose 10 cents In care fully wrapped for GIVEN NAMES Booklet Name Street State i Mnll to Washington D rM ;