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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER i i i Edited for the Home THK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALT NORTH NEIGHBORS EDITION IVOL XL FIVE CENTS i A COPY j ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 24 1934 THIS CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 246 Offensive Already on Fall Election Fire Loud on Political Battlefront By HERBERT PLUAIMER ASH IN GT ON July 24 big 1934 political offensive defin ltely has been launched and all signs point to one tensive cam paigns in recent years The fight is Jim Farley generalissimo of the democratic forces declared gaily just before he left Washing ton for an exten sive reconnoiter of the west I hope the opposition party has a good When it is considered election day is not until Nov 6 the tre mendous amount of political activ ity this early is unusual If the campaign gains momentum as it goes undoubtedly the finish promises to set a new record for a byelection year Many of the wheelhorses of both parties thus far have shown little desire to take the field They com plain they still feel the effects of the grueling session of congres and need Give me a little while longer to one senator wrote head quarters in reply to a request that he make a few speeches and Ill be at your Winning the Others however have shown no disposition to hold back Farleys six weeks tour of the west eventuallywill take him to the Pacific coast where he will meet President Roosevelt on his return from Hawaii He plans to meet the state democratic leaders all the way across and get from them the General Johnson has an I extended tour for the purpose of re selling the Blue Eagle While the generals mission is described a governmental and not political his method of attack usually rings a partisan note whether intended or not Senator Jim Ham Lewis of 111 nois chairman of the senatoria elections committee is going at tp speed even if his committee is ex periencing a little difficulty in get ting started Statement after stal ment is being issued by him li reply tc republican attacks on the new G O V Also Active The activity in G O P ranks i about as great Chairman Fletcher of the nationa I committee is in the west both laying the groundwork for future actioi and attacking the new With him is Chester Boltou of Ohio chair man of the republican congressiona elections committee v Borah Idaho is to b off shortly to renew his onemar campaign against what he choose to call the monopolistic and bu rfaucra c phases of the new deal And other republicans already ar in the field All in all a hectic summer an fall is in prospect on the politica front The democrats will not tak republican assaults lying and of G O P call for some first class assaulting M C BOY DIES OF DIVING MISHAP Chicago Stockyards Closed to All Shipments SALE OF 75 ONHANDGOESON DESPITE STRIKE Commission Men Walk Out After Strike of Stock Handlers CHICAGO July 24 Shortly after directors had closed the Chi cago stockyards to all incoming shipments today striking stock aandlers agreed not to interfere with marketing to dispose of 000 head of livestock jamming the yards The closing action was taken af ter a strike of 800 handlers and a sympathetic idleness strike of commission men had paralyzed the market There was no market and the ac tion of the commission men put an end to all hopes that there would be one today Police Take Charge A police cordon was hastily thrown about the yards Wires were dispatched to all shipping points to hold up Farm ers were halted at the yards en trance forced to turn around and take their truck loads of cattle away The paralysis of the wards began atmidnight The first to leave was the livestock handlers union The action of the commission men to taling about the same number was taken after the scheduled time for of the market The strikers made no efforts to stop packers from sending their own men out into the pens for sup plies or to interfere with other ac tivities at the yards Carpenters May Quit Carpenters and bricklayers en gaged in rebuilding structures de stroyed by the Decent stockyards fire were said to be considering a sympathy strike All arilroads handling livestock to Chicago are refusing shipments of hogs cattle and sheep until fur ther notice As there is no public market the bureau of markets quoted no prices In the midst of emergency ef forts to prevent suffering in the jammed cattle yards were choked with nearly three limes the normal animal popula tion due to heavy shipments from the drought of the Union Stockyards and Transit com pany prepared to appeal to Federal Judge Philip L Sullivan for aid Clerks Water Stock President O T Henkle of the company said its attorneys would consult with the federal judge later today The stock handlers had been working under wage and hour Turn o Inttc 3 Column fi State Begins Liquor Raids in Des Moines DES MOINES July 24 State Liquor Control commission has started its fight here against il legal traffic in liquor Agents of the commission with local police late yesterday raided eight drug stores and seized alleged liquor in six Chairman Cooper of the commission said we meant business when we said the bootlegger must go These raids will continue as long as there is evidence liquor is being sold il FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday ex cept some local Ihundershowers in the north portion Not so warm Wednesday and probably hi the extreme northwest por tion late Tuesday night MINNESOTA Probably some local thuridershowers Tuesday night or Wednesday except fair Wednesday in northwest cooler Wednesday and Tuesday night except in extreme southeast LOCAL STATISTICS weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 00 Minimum in Night 71 At 8 n m Tuesday 81 FOUR MEN HOLD UP KANSAS BANK Cashier at Oxford and One of Bandits Wounded by Vigilante Fire OXFORD July 24 Four machine gunners robbed the Oxford bank here at oclocl this morning of an tmascertainci amount of money and fled with fiv hostages after shooting up the town Homer Jester cashier of th bank and one of the bandits wer wounded by vigilantes shotgun fir as the robbers climbed Into the car Jester suffered a flesh wou in the arm and the bamiU shot in the cheek was believed to have been more severely wounded He wa bleeding profusely witnesses said as the car sped out of town Harold Littrell 18 was shot i the abdomen by the bandits as thej raked the street with a machine in their flight AH the hostages except Ted Don ley assistant cashier had been re leased a short time after the rob bery The bandits fled seven mile south and then turned westward Report Truck Stolen NEWKIRK July 24 The Kay county sheriffs office wa acrvised today that the Oxford bank robbers had stolen light truck from an unnamed ma on the OklahomaKansas line soul of Wellington this forenoon The di rection of their flight was not know here AVENGE PALS DEATH IN DILLINGER SLAYING This quartetof East Chicago police officers hue the satisfaction at avenging the slaying of one of their fellow policeman nt the hands of John DIUtrigcr during a bank holdup when theycooperated with federal agents In the surrounding and hilling of the desperado in front of a Chicago movie Associ ated Press DEMAND END TO TRUCKER STRIKE Ultimatum With Troops as Alternative Drawn Up in Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS July 24 An ultimatum of immediate settle ment of the truck drivers strike with the alternative of military in tervention was given disputing fac tions today an informant close to state officials disclosed today Gov Floyd B Olson admitting a plan of procedure had been agreed upon that was re fused to deny or confirm that both sides would be given 24 hours in which to accept a final settle and should one or both groups reject it the situation would be placed in control of the national guard Terms of the settlement were to be framed at meetings late today at the home of Mayor A G Bain bridge Meeting with him will be Governor Olson Adjt Gen E A Walsh and the two federal media tors the Rev Francis J Haas and E H Dunnigan Await Strike BulloLs SAN FRANCISCO July 21 Ballots cast by striking longshore men which authorities hope will lift the long blockade on strifetorn Pacific coast seaports were await ed here today for tabulation by a federal mediation board Huge Croivd Sees Badman Start Home Police Clear Way for Hearse Ca Dillinger CHICAGO 24 Dillinger went back home sent on his way by a milling shout ing surging crowd of onlookers The trip back to Indiana began at central daylight time when the back door of the McCready funeral home on Sheri dan Road opened and officers bade the curious who completely surrounded the establishment to make way A wicker basket enshrouded in a black oil cloth was borne down the steps A formidable phalanx of burly patrolmen opened on avenue hurling back all who offered resis tance Father Follows After In the wake of the bier came John Dillinger still in his shirt Head of Iowa City juvenile Home Out After Hitting Child IOWA CITY July 21 ence Brown resigned his position as superintendent of the Iowa City juvenile home following conviction on n charge of assault and battery upon Paul Akers 4 year old ward of the home He said he spanked the boy with a stick Des Moines Store Is Looted by Burglars DES MOINES July 24 Burglars early today broke into the store of L Ginsberg and Sons and ransacked four show cases of dia mond rings watches and other jew elry It was estimated that several thousand dollors worth of merchan dise had been taken Dressier Condition Reported Unchanged SANTA BARBARA July 24 condition of Marie Dress ier veteran film actress critically ill with cancer and heart trouble was reported unchanged today Dr Franklin R Nusium said she was in no Immediate danger but holds no hope for her recovery NOT HER PICTURE DAYTON Ohio July 24 Charles Constable denied today that his bride of two weeks the former Mary Jenkins Longneck er 23 was the girl whose picture was found in John Dillingers watch when he was slain in Chi cago Sunday The girl was arrested here with Dillinger when he was captured a year ago on bank robbery charges Soon after he was freed from the Lima Ohio jail in a daring delivery in which Sheriff Jess Sarber was slain No charges were filed against the present Mrs Constable in connection with that arrest and her husband insisted today that she has cut loose from her for mer associates Detectives here confirmed the marriage of Constable find the girl and an unnamed govern ment agent said the picture found in Dillingcrs watch was not that of Mrs Longnecker Constable BOMBER FREED OTHERTO HANG Socialists Arrested in Alleged Plot Against Dollfuss Rule VIENNA July 24 Miklas today pardoned Rudolf Anz boeck 21 socialist found guilty of a bombing shortly before he was to be hanged but his partner in crime Josef Gerl 22 must die for shooting a policeman In the course of the crime Anzboeck a hatter and Gerl a goldsmith were convicted by courtmartial of dynamiting a Dan ube river banks railway Both were poorly dressed lookec undernourished and bore signs o rough handling The former wore a white bandage on his forehead anc the eyes of tbe latter were swollen and black and blue Pollcemnn Wounded Anzboeck is an Austrian anc Gerl a Czechoslavaklan They tried to escape into Czecho Slovakia after dynamiting th Danube river banks railway Jul 21 shooting and seriously wountlini a policeman who Intercepted them Meanwhile twelve hundred social ists were arrested today in conpec tlon wtih an alleged plot to over throw the Dollfuss government I was the biggest roundup of polltica prisoners since the Bloody Febru ary civil war Search Suspects Homes Political police were picking u threads of evidence which they sale indicated socialists communist and nazis had merged into a com I mon front for a huge campaign o j terror against the fascist govern ment j Prisoners were herded into a for mer coach building plant Police were uncommunicative hu a government spokesman explained most of the arrests were merely pending a search of suspects homes for explosives and incriminating documents Those whose connection with a plot cannot he established will be released within a few he said BOOTLEGGING AT S U I CITED BY IOWA RUM CHIEF ooper Urges Store for Iowa City Before School Opens DBS MOINES July 24 stabllshment of a state retail 11 juor stare In Iowa City before the ppening of the University lowu ichool year in September to end flagrant violations of the liquor aw was advised by Harold M hooper chairman of the stale li quor control commission in u rc ort today to Governor Herring The report said further that many of the violators arc1 report ed to be students of the The report was prepared after ovcrnor Herring had requested that a thorough investigation be made Into conditions in Iowa City The of deans the univer sity had passed a resolution asking hat no store be established there Report on Investigation The following report was made to the chief after the commissions investigators had com pleted their work Information our Investigators ve given us reveals a sortoua condition that we believes justifies this commission in taking immedi ate stops to correct by the catnb aVstatebwued and con trolled liquor store We are advised that practically all of the beer Hcenseca in Iowa City allow spiking of their establishments A great many of them will sella 10 cent bottle of beer and spike it for you then charging 25 cunts for it Some of these places will sell you the beer and you can spike it yourself Most of the beer parlors arc frequented by bootleggers who loiter about with one or two pints of alcohol in their possession and a seemingly endless supply buried or hid near by Made No Purchases Our Investigators did not make purchases from these hip pocket bootloggera for It was Impossible to make a correct record of thcV names and addresses and to make an arrest would disclose the pres ence of our men in Iowa City How ever one of them reports to me ns follows I firmly believe we could have bought from at least 40 or 00 hip pocket bootleggers hanging around these beer As a matter of fact bootlegging In Iowa City In pints half pints and small quantities appears to be a big SENTENCE FOLLOWS HEATED DISCUSSION ON REST IN SHADE NEW HAMPTON July George Lanigcr of Lawler today pondered the heat question in the Chlckasaw county jail It all result ed from a discussion as to resting in the shade William Springer superintendent of a FERA project said he told Lanlger a worker whom he found sitting in the shade at Lawler that it would be a gpod Idea to do some work Laniger replied according to Springer that fellows on a similar project nearby wore not doing much work Martin Dergnnz said none of the men had rested In the shade as much as Lanlger according to offi cers After work Derganz was struck by Lanlger he testified at a hearing and went to a physician for treatment Justice C E Young of Lawlor Monday sentenced Lanigcr to 15 days In the Chlckasaw county jail Springer informed Lanigcr he had been dismissed permanently as a FERA business and It Is generally under stood that in the source of supply We quote from one or our Inves tigators reports I was at a beer tavern and while there heard the fol lowing conversation we bought worth of beer and this place had no beer I asked If it was good alcohol The answer was It ought to be I buy it from He is the biggest bootlegger sleeves his sun tanned face a study in bewilderment and sorrow With him was his son Hubert half brother of the notorious malefac tor The body was deposited in the hearse belonging to the Harvey Un dertaking company of MooresvlUe whence desperate John went some 14 months ago to astound the world with his deeds of depreda tion Theres the the cry swtpt the mass of perspiring hu manity packed in the yard perched on boxes hanging from poles draped upon the stair structures of ringside apartment houses Photographers Shout Look this way Mr photographers shouted Cameras clicked and ground The elder Dillinger mopping his brow and eyes and his son climbed nnm to Tnrr 3 fnlnmn 31 SESSION SAVED FROM COLLAPSE BISMARCK S July 24 from collapse by the last minute appearance of Representa tive Jack Patterson of Ml not the house of representatives obtained a quorum late today after the first roll call showed one lacking of a minority of the elected membership in the west Digs Up 2 Pints The youngster then went out to the back of the building and brought back two pints that he had dug out of the ground While I was there three young kids drove up in a car and counted their money but did not have enough to buy the gallon of al cohol they wanted from the man HO drove away without it The beer parlors are patronized generally by kids and they are able to buy from any hip pocket boot leggers I believe there were more than 50 hanging around them the night I was there A prominent Towa Ctiy merch nnt reported to the commission as follows the business people of Iowa City want n liquor store estab lished here by the state A lot of youngsters come here every year Heart Attack Onuses Death SIOUX CITY July 24 heart attack found to be re sponsible for the death of Irviri Johnson of Akron first believed to have heen victim Sunday night of heat prostration Turn to TnR Column J Duster Warns to Keep Legion Out of Politics Logeman of Manly Elected Commander of Fourth District Group PICTURES PAGE M By STAFF IlMiKESBNTATIVE ELKADER July against letting the American Legion get into partisan politics or parti san politics getting into the Legion was given at a fourth district con vention banquet here last night by Leo J Duster of Cedar Rapids de partment commander The he said is frequently made by Legionnaires hind always with nn nlr of pride and satisfaction that the American Legion Is nonsectarian and non political It Is an essential feature of the organization arid It will be well for us to keep It clearly in mind during the coming months when the temptations to disregard It will be more numerous and more insidious than is ordinarily the case Too Much Politics 1 1 c A political campaign arouses keen interest ana engenders strong partisan feeling in those who nat urally seek to employ every able influence in behalf respective candidates fre quently inject discussions of san politics into meetings should be free therefrom Legion naires should be careful not to do this and they should be watchful to avoid It being done by others The American Legion is non political and the wise policy In volved In this statement of fact should be carefully and cansisteiitly observed by every Legionnaire If we do not do this the Legion will be the Compliments Tliomsen Commander Duster paid high compliment to Thomas Thomson fourth district commander who was Indorsed by the district con vention business session in the afternoon for department vice com mander He also lauded W G Henko Charles City lawyer who Is heading the Americanism depart ment m Iowa following a year as fourth district commander The American Legion in Iowa this said Mr Duster has had a greater membership increase than in any other year in history In fact our membership increase this year exceeds the total member ship of any other veterans prgani zatlon in Iowa New Officers Named Retiring Commander Thomson presided at the banquet program introducing the newy elected dis Tiirn to Fnsr 3 Column 1 MASON CITY 101 HEAT DEATHS IN IOWA REACH 50 Elmer Page Victim of Broken Neck 600 Dead in U S The death of a Mason City boy fatally injured while diving in sandpit Tuesday contributed to a mounting toll of the heat wave continued to blister the state In Iowa the six day toll had reached 50 while the total number of deaths attributed directly or in directly to the heat mounted to at least 600 in the nation Although North Iowa had been so warm for Tues day the mercury here1 reached 101 during the afternoon a degree higher than on Monday The Des Moines state weather bureau pre dicted not quite so hot for Wed nesday Klincr Pngo Dies Elmer Page 17 708 Twelfth street 1n a local hos pital Tuesday afternoon following Injuries suffered when he broke his neck while diving In thet poolin the sand pits near the Ideal Sand and Gravel company Monday night Page was taken to the hospital Immediately following the acci dent In which he injured a verte brae but his condition became steadily worse Page who would have been a junior in high school this fall had gone swimming wlth two compan ions Frank Faultus and u youth named Jorisen both of whom M The youth Is His mother and stepfather filr and Mrs A D Page and by two sis ters and two brothersand Mrs Si mon Pearcc 12 Twelfth street northwest a grandmother his brothers and sisters were younger than he His father was killed in an accident while working at the sand and gravel company 15 years ago It is believed that the youth struck some obstacle in the water for he dived at a point where the water was about 10 feet deep A bump upon his head strengthened the belief that he had struck a rock while diving Funeral arrangements had not been made Tuesday afternoon The body was taken to the neral home Otturmva Has 111 OLtumwa topped cities reporting temperatures Tuesday with 111 at 1 p equaling its ail time record Temperatures included Davenport 106 Clinton 103 Dubuque 102 Council Bluffs 103 Iowa City 103 Fort Dodge 90 Waterloo 101 Charles City Muscatine 102 Mrs Joseph Underwood 54 of Maple River died In a Council Bluffs hospital Her death was the Turn to IHBC 3 Column R LIKE A DUCK Everybody should be able to swim It is perhaps the best of exercise from the standpoint of both health and pleasure and It la also an accomplishment that may mean saving your own life or an others at any time This new il lustrated booklet available only through our Washington Informa tion bureau is not only Informative on the general subjects of swim ming and diving but it is exhaus tive In the matter of life saving and the resuscitation of persona who have been in the water long enough to drown if riot promptly and properly treated Much material in the booklet has been taken from compilations of the American Red Cross carefully pre pared over a series of years That It ia wholly dependable goes woth out saying Order your copy of Swimming today Inclose 10 cents to cover cost and handling President Arrives at Kailua Bay in Hawaii ABOARD CRUISER NEW OR LEA NS WITH PRESIDENT ROOSmVEYT IN KAILUA BAY Hawaii July 24 The cruiser Houston nosed into Kalhia bay at daybreak today bringing President Roosevelt to Hawaii island largest of the Hawaiian group A brilliant sun of the eastern horizon outlined the cruisers Houst on nnd New Orleans to the early morning crowds waiting on the shore of the conecrested Island to greet the first president to visit this American possession Roosevelt reserved his plans for the day until a visit from Gov Jo seph Poindexter who from Honolulu to extend a formal wel come Use This Coupon The Information Bureau Frederic J Buskin Director D C I inclose 10 In coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the booklet on Swimming Street State Mail to Washington D ;