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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home 52 THE NEWSPAPER THAI MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANSNEIGHBORS VOL XL E EDITION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SBRVICH MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 28 1934 TUIS TAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 250 ARMY MEN FAIL TO REACH GOAL UP 57000 FEET Balloon Over Southern Nebraska Pilots Have Trouble BULLETIN OMAHA Jiiliy 28 stratosphere balloon Is descend ingat the rate of 400 feet a minute and at approximately 9 p in C S T ujis still 50 000 feet In the air said a radio message from Major Kepncr intercepted at seventh army corps urea headquarters here The message gave the balloons position ns 20 miles east of North Ilatte WASHINGTON July 2S Maj William El Kepner radioed from the stratosphere balloon just as it started Us descent from a 57000 foot level this afternoon that the balloon baghas ripped under neath This word followed a message from the balloon that it was ready to start down about half an hour before the scheduled beginning of the descent around 3 p m central standard time Kepner reported that the rip in the balloon bag placed the crew of three in jeopardybut Jhere had been no disaster at the time he spoke Hold for a While It probably will hold for a while he assured the anxious ground crews He Inter disclosed that the bal loon had not as yet been able actually to start back down Were sort of hanginghere he explained Were trying to start down After this terse message attempts to communicate with the damaged stratosphere balloon over southern Nebraska by ground radio were sus pended temporarily Major Kepner told his questioners Im in trouble here and were pretty busy Hard to Manage Kepner revealed that the bigbal loon hung up 57000 feet in the stratosphere was difficult to man age because of the several tears ori the underside AskediC he expected any serious trouble the busy chief of the three man crew replied tersely I dont know what to expect Asked whether it was not rather unusual for them to bo having some difficulty in trying to start down Kepner who answered his question ers obviously between giving direc tions to the others in the gondola N DAMAGED STARTS DESCENT Push on IN STRATOSPHERE FLIGHT Maj WilUiun E Kepner right and Capt Albert W Stevens left nild scientific observer respectively in the strato flight from a point near Kapld City S Dak The v Stati air society Associated 1rcsa photos Break in Extreme Heat Called Only Temporary SECOND WAVE OF ITALIAN TROOPS STARTING NORTH Turn lo 2 Column 7 Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Saturday night nnd Sunday Hllghtly warmer Sunday in west and north por lions MINNESOTA Satur day nlifht and Sunday except miNcftleil Saturday night In north with local thunilersliow crs Saturday afternoon or night In extreme north slight ly warmer Saturday night and in southeast portion Sunday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 89 Minimum in IViglit 53 At 8 A M Saturday Friday nights minimum temper ature was the lowest save one of sny recorded this month On the night of July 6 a reading of 67 was obtained in the GlobeGazettes vcather shelter on River Heights WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO July 28 nitlook for Tuy 30Aug 1 period For the upper Mississippi and owcr Missouri valleys and the lorlhern and central Great Plains rcmperatures will be near or above lormal at the beginning of the vcek and win be followed by varmer Not much precipitation is odlcatcd FIVECONVICTS MAKE GETAWAY Leave Dummies in Their Cots at Hospital of Indiana State Prison MICHIGAN CITY Ind July 28 fl convicts were mysteriously missingtoday from the Indiana state institution from which 10 felons fled last September through machinations attributed to the late John Ditlinger Investigating a guards report of a noise in the prison hospital dormi tory authorities made a search and m the cots of the five missing felons ound dummies fashioned from pil aws Arot Folly Explained The manner in which the missing men made their way through the barred doors of the hospital and over the prison walls without being detected was not fully explained Warden Louis Kunkel ordered an immediate investigation and de clined to discuss the latest break pending completion of his inquiry The quintet that escaped included men serving terms for robbery The fifth was sentenced on a bur glary charge Involved in Break The convicts involved in the break were John Burnett 27 sentenced from Vermillion county to 10 years Im prisonment for burglary Kenneth Rogers 22 sentenced from Vanderburgh county for rob bery to 10 years imprisonment William C Jay 43 sentenced 20 years from Allen county for rob bery Louis Crail 19 sentenced to 15 years imprisonment from Lake county for robbery Marion OFlaherty 25 sentenced to 20 years from Marion county for robbery Due to Passage of Storm Area Out of Northwest lima Dally Assn Hotel Fort DCS Motnes By JAJHES MAXWELL DES MOINES July break in the extreme heat in Iowa which began Thursday is only tem porary and was due to the passage of a storm area out of the North west over the state into the great lakes region according to Charles Reed weatherman here As explained by Reed air has pressure just as water and more solid substances have pressure and in order for a storm csnter to pass through a district the force of the storm must be greater than Oie static pressure of the air in the re gion through which it passes For weeks an area of extreme high pressure centering in the At lantic ocean and extendingfrom the Sahara desert In Africa to the Mis sissippi river in America has offer Mussolini Ready to Act Promptly Picture of Hitler Hissed CopjriitM 1034 by The Ifcaj ROME July second wave of Italian troops started northward today to support 48000 men now concentrated on the Austrian bor der the Associated Press has learned These reinforcements are not on the border but are within striking distance of it They were sent up from military posts in the south to corps headquarters at Bolzano Udine and Trieste Official military circles demon strated great uneasiness today as reports from Austria showed the nazi resolution stiil flamed Soldiers Move North Italian cities from Florence on the south and particularly Rome present an unusual appearance Normally every fourth man ap pears to be in uniform but now about the only uniforms visible on streets are those of fascist juvenile organizations Officers and soldiers have moved north most of them into training camps and other posts near the v f can consulate are advising can tourists going to Geririany to avoid Austria and travel through Switzerland Heady to Act Premier Mussolini is represented as feeling that any further diplo matic overtures can serve no use ful purpose He appeared deter mined today to lend a prompt hand if he feels the situation warrants Reports that Italian troops had already crossed the frontier into Carinthla Austria where fighting is underway were emphatically de nied The declaration of Prince Ernst von head of the Au strian government in Vienna last night that no concessions which in fringe Austrian liberty would be made to naziism was received here with strong applause leer Hiss Hitler Premier Mussolini named Gia TENSION ON AUSTROGERMAN BORDER ji watch oT tho behind barbed wire the dramatic rlllomun nro shown maintaining Cj j IIIIVI lltillll II1K Sentries uro posted nt strategic snots day and night An to Washington Police Arrest Red Pickets at German Embassy WASHINGTON July 28 dozen policemen broke up a com munistic deinnostration today at the German embassy by arresting five pickets who were protesting against nazi persecutions in Germany Embassy officials refused to receive a written protest which six other domonstrators attempted to sent pre ed a resistance to storm centers which normally pass through Iowa in a southeasterly direction Out of Nortlnvcst Such storms coming out of the northwest are accompanied by cool ing winds from western Canada And because none of the storms have been forceful enough to break through the high air pressure in Iowa a mountain of stagnant air has formed over the entire midwest and become superheated by the sun Two days ago however a strange thing happened v7rich allowed a storm center to pass through Iowa and reduce its abnormal heat A storm developed in the Atlantic ocean near the Bahama Islands struck the South Carolina coast crossed the southern states and turned south into the Gulf of Mexi co According to weather charts such a thing has not occurred in 35 years Path Through Middle But this strange acting storm which traveled westward tore a path through the middle of the high Tnrn tn Tllce 2 Column ll Buy Liquor Issued by 27 State Stores DES MOINES July 28 Of Liquor purchase permits have been issued to 10486 persona by the 27 state stores in operation the state liquor commission announced Stores at Mason City Council Bluffs Dea Mofnes Sioux City Fort Dodge Waterloo and Cedar Rapids havn issued more than 1000 per mits each como dc Martino the former Ital ian ambassador to Washington to represent him at the funeral of the late Chancellor Dollfuss Last night a theater audience jeered and hissed when a news reel picture of Chancellor Hitler of Ger many appeared on the screen The German embassy is con stantly guarded by several dozen uniformed police and detectives THIRDPARTYIN IOWA LAUNCHED Committees Named to Write Platform and Propose Nominees DES MOINES July 28 Launching of a new Iowa political patty was begun at a meeting of the farmerlabor federation here today Committees were selected to write a platform provide a name for the new party propose state ticket nominations make convention rules and perform other convention func tions About 300 delegates from various parts of the state attended the ses sion which got under way at 10 a m Ernest Quick of Des Moincs was elected permanent chairman of the convention a post for vhich Gus Erickson state chairman of the federation also was a candidate Among those mentioned for the nomination for governor was Wal lace M Short of Sioux City who sought the republican nomination unsuccessfully at the primaries Johnson to Speak at Chicago Aug 2 WASHINGTON July zs NRA announced today Hugh S Johnson would be Chicagos honor guest Aug 2 for NRA day nt the Century of Progress exposition Johnson will speak at p m C S T of the same clay ARREST PICKETS IN MINNEAPOLIS Guardsmen Banded in Patrol Groups Each Equipped With Car MINNEAPOLIS July 28 Motor squadrons of national guards men took a group of striking truck driver pickets Into custody early to day when they halted a bread truck The pickets were held at guard headquarters pending disposal of their cases New orders for those enforcing military rule hero to day abolished sentries at all down town street intersections The men were banded into patrol groups and each group equipped with an auto mobile in which to cruise the re stricted area Demobilize 500 Men Demobilisation of 500 national guardsmen awaiting a call to aid in enforcing military nile of the city gripped by a truck drivers strike proceeded today as disputing fac tions in the controversy resorted to watchful waiting Both sides were deadlocked and there was no immediate prospect of settlement Protests of military rule how ever were voiced by both strike leaders and the employers advisory committee but they fell upon dcif cars where Gov Floyd B OlKon was concerned Adjutant General Walsh had not heard them offi cially Cut Down Overhead Action of the strikers and em ployers General Walsh said had nothing to do with demobilization of 500 men of the approximately 2800 at the fairgrounds adjacent the city They were dismissed he said to reduce the overhead but the 1500 actives including the shock troops specially trained In dis persingcrowds patrolled the city today Ahout 2300 men were held in re serve after the demobilization Myles Dunne one of the strike lead ers had demanded on behalf of the drivers that Governor Olson remove the troops City in Tears at Last Rites for Dollfuss Calls on Spirit of Martyr to Aid Nation T1OTUKK ON iAOK 2 Copjrlxht fy Tim IlTM VIB3NNA July 28 sands of watching Austrlans wept freely tonight JIH the bronze cas ket containing the body of their assassinated chancellor Engclbert Dpllfim was borne at the finish of a long funeral procession into the ancient cathedral of St Stephen Even the foreign diplomats pres ent inured to funerals of state gave vent to their emotions Frau Dollfuss who entered but the fis No Answer He didnt give us any answer though said Dunne He said too he didnt know how long the troops would he kept here Strikers claimed to the governor the national Kiards interforred with the walk out The governor warned the strikers no picketing would be permitted ami waid truck movements would be regulated entirely by the military Citizens were unaffected by the military rule save for the incon venience that the order for no park ing in a 72 block restricted area downtown imposed cathedral supported by Acting Chancellor von Slarhcinhcrg and Fritz Stockingei minister of com merce was dry eyed Only Privileged En tor Only the privileged could enter the somber Gothlr edifice to hear Theodore Cardinal pro nounce the funeral oration He spoke with great emotion of Uic hopes which had animated the chancellor May 1 when he attended a service there which he hoped would mark the beginning of n new era in Austrian history The common people outside along the route which the proces sion had takon from the city hnH were not ashamed of their grief Tears rolled down weather beaten faceH Peasants and the women of all classes sobbed as the procession passed Two Old Peasants Two old peasants olad in simple black had a place of honor in the procession They wore the parents of Dollfim the man who rose from humble birth to be dictator of a nation With them waq n group of fel low villagers relativcse of the slain mnn They remembered the man they honored afi one undistinguish ed in his youth Have by his small stature and great piety The obviously sincere grief man ifested by the population WHS re garded rts a greater tribute to his personality and charm because most of those who saw the proces sion had held opposite views on his pollcief Filled Wilh Priests Inside the church the whole aisle was flllel with priests Offi cers formed a large part of the crowd in the nave The sjirlt of Dollfuss invoked situation today least patrolling by Acting Chancellor KrnH Slarhcmberg to plend before throne of God for Austrias indcpcn von the Turn li KOHLER VILLAGE IS ARMED CAMP Troops Take Charge After Blazing Guns Kill Two and Wound 40 KOHLER Wls July 28 Kohler village the modern Indus trial community where Kohl e r Man lifacturlng company employes own beautiful flower gardened homes was an armed camp today bleeding from the wounds of strike rioting which took two lives and brought injuryto 40 othera A detachment of 250 national guard cavalrymen was senthere from Milwaukee to bolster the ranks of 200 apecial deputy village mnishalii who last night fired into a throng of pickets and sympathiz ers bent on sabotaging the plant Armed With Guns Steel hclrnctccf marshals were In command of the temporarily at High street which bounds the lory on the west They were armed with machine guns and tho shot juns rifles pistols and tear gsw bombs which belched death and suf ering In last nights fighting The street was barricaded at both ends Two village trucks were block ong one end resiling against the barrier were 100 pickets Scaled on i camp chair well out in front of the tialn body of deputies a marshal with a sub machine gun on his knees took things easy At the other end of the street 50 persons lined against the barricade Set Off Jilazc A stone set off last nights blaze of rioting and shooting Deputies had Hinashurl Lhc picket Hues Friday morning A crowd of about 1700 gathered along High street ay night fell Suddenly a stone crashed through a window of the plant ifore followed The atoning became general A belligerent group formed a short distance away and moved back to the pirket lines Hard pressed the deputies inserted loaded shells into their guns which previously had held blanks and opened fire Two men fell mortally wounded Lyingmortally wounded were Lee WakcHeld 2fi and Harry Kngel man 26 both of nearby Sheboygan where many Kohler employes live Alex Weinort of Sheboygan was so bruily wounded his death was fear ed SEE VICTORY IF THEY CAN HOLD OUT UNTIL NIGHT Plan New Putsch Many Driven Over Border Into Yugoslavia By WADE WEUNER CopyrUM 1031 by Associated rnn VIENNA July 28 Govern ment rifles machine guns and ar tillery drove the rebellious enemies of Engelbert Dollfus out of Austria today as In Vienna the slain chan cellor was eulogized In an impres sive funeral service The government forues In Styria wore crushing the nazi uprising forcing the brown shirtod rebels from thoir positions in mountain passes and villages Many fled over the Yugoslavian border Fightingcontinued in Carinlhia where the nazls have been more successful and a nazi leader de clared that if the rebel forcesin that province can only hold out until tonight we shall be ready to start a new putsch in Styria and this time believe me it will be more successful Raid Schoolmans Home i Police raiding the home of Herr1 Mater director of the state school of applied arts In Carinthla de clared they had found ah incrtmtn H Heavy Rains Break New York Hoi Wave NEW YORK July 28 rential rainn fell upon the metro politan area today breaking the Intense heat that for several days kept citizens aweltcring Bernard von who was once jailed by the late Chancellor Dollfuss but later es caped The police raided the physics lab oratory of the school and said that there they had discovered a secret radio station fromwhich nazi revo lutionary activities had been diJ reeled In Maicrs homo they said they also found subversive nazi propa ganda itnd multigraphdirections to nazi storm troop detachments Two Killed nt Oraz At Gran at least two persons were killed at p m tonight in nn exchange of machine gun fire between the roofs of city houses und the hcimwchr quarters in the castle crowning a hill which dom inates this capital of Styria Panic immediately broke out through the city The population for the moment did not know whether those who opened fire on tho hclmwehr headquarters were communists or nazls The first Impression was that they were naxis The two persons killed were shot down in the city Shooting also took place on the Opernring the capitals favorite promenade Ambulances began dashing through the streets Police patrols were rapidly increased Additional Turn In 2 Column i SEETHING EUROPE At a time when the drums of war are sounding through central Eur ope GlobeGazette readers will wish to have a geographical back ground Fortunately our information bur eau in Washington has a brand new map of Europe Its just off the press It can be had for 10 cents Just 20 years ago Austria startec1 a war that broke the heart of the world What Is to follow on the as sassination this week of Austrias chancellor Of course you will want to follow these epochmaking contemporary events in the most understanding way possible A best beginning will be to provide yourself with this NEW MAP OF EUROPE An or der blank for your convenience fol lows The Mason City GloboGazette Inforniiillon bureau Frederic J Huskln director Washington D C I inclose herewith 10 cents In coin carefully wrapped for your NEW MAP OF EUROPE Name Street City State Mall to Washington D C ;