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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1935, Mason City, Iowa I Tf TWO RACE WITH SUN FOR WHEAT CROP Madwest Farmers Work Hart at Harvesting Rapidly Ripening Grain CHICAGO July 29 of the midwest and all the hired hands they could get raced against the sun today for the 1935 wheat crop Inhot stifling dazzling bright daylight hours they bent every ef fort to cutting the grain before high temperatures ripened it too much At night flickering lights picked out the shadows of men and womenand machines working straight through During all the 24 hours droning motors and slow er chugging ones drowned out the calm sounds of the farm land as the harvest moved forward Grain Kipens Suddenly Unusual weather conditions a long period of dampness followed by extremely hot weather brought on a jam which called for all the power the farm belt could muster in both men and finesse The grain ripened suddenly and continued hot weather meant the crop woulc federal emergency relief adminis tration loaned funds Even with this help however the shortage today was still acute in some places In Iowa where enough help couldnt be found women went to the fields to help their husbands Children old enough to be of use were enlisted Younger ones took over many of their mothers duties cooking huge quantities of food for the workers In South Dakota the demand for hands continued with additional re juests for women to cook for the IOWA SWELTERS RELIEF IS SEEf Continued From 1nto 1 though it will be difficult to har MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JULY 29 M 1935 heads of the wheat would spread and the bare kernels tumble to the it was harvested quickly Men were needed and without de lay The annual transient harvest of experienced men were not sufficient Relief officials reponded by shutting down relief projects with an ultimatum of no work no food Flow of Men Begins The flow of men to the fields began immediately In one South Dakota county 400 of 500 men cut from relief work joined harvest crews In instances where farmers lacked money to pay the hands the aborers Every Trick Employed Every trick of farming was being employed One farmer with 680 icres of wheat worked his men 24 ipurs a day in shifts Another drove us automobile alongside his binder o light the way for toil through the ight Many tractors were outfitted with lights to work through the arkncss Missouri and Kansas farmers ought wet muddy fields and in Ne raska where the battle was almost over Minnesotas sons of the soi were pressing ahead and appeared to be conquering the jam with the aid of labor released from projects PROPOSED RATES ON TAXES PUBLIC Continued From Page heard from him that Hopson took profits of 52805000 in the depres sion period while many dividends were being passed House and senate conferees seek ing to reoncile differences between the holding company bills passed on opposite sides of the capitol were deadlocked meanwhile over whe ther or not an administration offi cial should be allowed their meetings Miscellaneous Legislation to attend AN EXPERT Miscellaneous legislation was up for consideration in the house Before one of its committees John F Metten president of the New York shipbuilding company asserted the striking union at his companys Camden New Jersey plant was dominated by a small radical element anxious to defeat the purposes of our national defense program Other developments The house disagreed to senate changes in the administrations AAA amendments and sent them to conference The house also sent to confer ence the 307949930 second defic iency bill and the administration banking bill Brewers Make Appeal Some brewers appealed to the senate finance committee to exempt beer from the federal alcohol con trol bill on the grounds it would dis criminate in favor of small brewers not selling interstate vest Windows Are Broken Northeast of Northwood in Dee Dreek township and near London Minn the damage was more exten sive Hailstones as large as hen eggs were reported In addition t a damage to crops many window were broken in farm buildings In Northwood small branche were torn from the trees but m buildings damaged Lightning struck a house anc wind damaged several trees ii Mason City during the storm Sat urday night At oulock firemen were called to 1209 Sixth street southeast where wires had become shorted in trees Lightning Hits House At oclock firemen were called to 1216 Twelfth street north east where lightning had struck a story and a half frame dwelling owned by Emil Wasicck Telephone service in the neigh borhood was cut off and Mr Wasicek had to go to the Eureka hotel on Third street northeast several blocks away to turn in the alarm The lightning came into the house on an electric lead after striking a pole It bounced off the line and cut through a dormer to the top of the roof Fire started in the wiring of the house and when firemen arrived the house was filled with smoke but the flame was between the walls Mr Wasicek had recently allowed his insurance to lapse Dies of Prostration One person died of heat prostra ion Saturday Murray Davis 59 o Osceola found unconscious in a oats field died in an Osceola hos pital Funeral services for Melvin Ma cal 20 year old employe of th Bucknell filling station who wa drowned Saturday at the park dam at Decorah will be held Tucsdaj at the parlors of the Winneshiei county Burial association The ser vices will be in charge of the Rev Mr Norman of Cresco and buria will be made in the Ridgeway Luth eran cemetery Macal leaves his father Edwin of genuine watch parts made for your watch crys tals that fit Why not try a superior service when your watch needs cleaning or re pairs Engraving stone set ting and jewelry repairing WATCHES DIAMONDS 3 WEST STATE commerce commission Macal of Austin Minn and severa brothers and sisters A heart attack was thought to be responsible for his death ihis was the first drowning in Decorah this year Two Others Make It Thomas Kale 17 Des Moines was drowned as he and two other boys attempted to ford the North river near Scotch Ridge Kale accompanied by Raymond Anderson and George Brownbridge was hiking to a farm near Carlisle Anderson and Brownbridge made it across the river but Kale suddenly placingregulation of air transport of passengers and freight under that agency was conveyed to a senate subcommittee The support of organized news paper publishers was given to the senateapproved food and drugs bill At the navy department officials expressed interest in reports from London that Britain was planning to build almost a complete new bat tle fleet by 1942 at a cost of 000000 Seeks Conference to End Bakery Walkout DES MOINES July 29 P Kauffman mediator in the Des Moines bakery strike announced he would attempt to arrange a of owners and union leaders in an effort to bring about a settlement jfcsapneared beneath the water A of heat Iowa State col lege Ames complained to his wife SERGEANT BLUFF SUSPECTS HELD 3 Men Arrested in Kansas Confess to Abductions in Midwest LANSING Kans July 29 Authorities here today awaited ar of an Iowa department of jus tlce agent and word from Michi fan authoitles before deciding what o do with three men two of whom eputcdly confessed a Michigan murder an Iowa bank robbery and series of mldwestcrn crimes State highway patrol officers rapped the trio as they drove into tourist camp near Sabetlta Kans arly yesterday Major Wint Smith atroi chief said the men gave heir names as Howard Veraon 27 ormerly of Fairburry Nebr John kfeade 19 and Larry Kruse 24 oth ofSioux City Special lown Agent Paul Gruber special Iowa agent rill question the men concerning le robbery last week of a Sergeant luff bank Gruber also carried in tructions to place hold orders n the man so that they can be ex adited to Iowa in case they are ot prosecuted by Kansas or Mich an Michigan authorities notified Ma r Smith that Devere Wygent 22 Saginaw Mich was shot eight mes and killed July 6 by three ndits when he refused tc sur nder the keys of his automobile hn Jeske 22 his companion es caped when he fled Men Confess Abduction Major Smith said the men con fessed abducting W E Grogman Kansas City grain salesman at Kerkimer Kans last Tuesday rob bing the Sergeant Bluff bank last Thursday and participating in a gun battle with Fairbury Nebr of ficers last Monday night The highway chief said Meade told him Vernon had shot and killed a motorist on a highway near Sag inaw Mich but the date of the al leged slaying was not determined Meade declared Major Smith said that he had worked part time in a Sioux City packing plant but that he was unable to earn enough money to permit him to marry his sweetheart who lived in Chicago Heade joined Vernons gang and en ered a career of crime Major Smith said the captive told him Likes to Open Locks Major Smith said Kruse told him e joined Vernon and Meade after hey returned to Nebraska from hicago and Michigan Smith said e admitted he had a weakness or stealing motor cars and that liked to open locks Officers said Vernon remained 3wer Ickes Makes Public Work Jobs Repon WASHINGTON juiy 29 Secretary Ickcs announced today that nearly of Pw projects are under construction and will furnish empoyment in the in terim before the work relief program reaches U peak These projects are being carried on with funds appropriated prior to the 540000000000 with which the SayS U PlanS to 000 persons to work The men employed on them will not be count ed toward the 3500000 total of ficials said There are other public works funds in the and Ickes urged stales and communities today to rush their applications for them 13338 Jobs Complecd In addition to the 4514 projects now under construction 13235 in volving expenditure of have been completed in the two years of PWA Ickcs saidd Con struction has not been began on 1426 others which are to cost 0262oo Reporting a sharp acceleration m the number of applications for PWA allotments Ickes said 2130 totaling had been re ceived at state PWA headquarters Of these 269 totaling 558282762 have been approved and forwarded to Washington for approval by the work allotment committee and the president Show Marked Increase The number of PWA applica tions received in Washington daily Ickes said has shown a marked increase in the past week as the state offices under the recently de centralized PWA examination pro cedure act upon the increasing flow of requests of communities de siring various forms of permanen public works improvements and are ready to cooperate with the fed crai program by sharing the cos and making a 55 per cent contribu tion as long as the government is ready to make an outright grant o 45 per cent Ickes said 51850000000 had been paid by PWA for construction site averaged 500000 a month during 1934 but has declined in recent PWA pro vided other employment by buying worth of materials U S ARE BARRED Continued From race 1 ourt already has intimated that he ught to do so aa a sequel to dol ar devaluation but also has point cd to his remedy if he sees fit to take cant be sued without his own consent Refuse to Bar Suits The senate in passing the bill widening the AAA refused to bar lawsuits on processinglevies except where processing taxes had been passed on to the consumer At least two formidable groups then the government bondholders and the processors representing bil threaten Uncle Sam with suits if the court of claims is open to them The administrations simplest plan obviously is to say that Uncle Sam refuses to be sued regardless of the merits of the claimants claim That is the purpose of the bill to close the court of claims to the de mands of such litigants The idea is simply to refuse to listen to them anyway Claimants call it repudia tion New dealers say it as a pract cal necessity Shepherd Dog Rings School Bell to Get Freed From Building FOSSTON Minn July 29 Bob a shepherd dog still is enjoy ing his little joke on this quiet community Untimely peals of the school bell of the Slovarp school district 157 sent neighbors hurrying to the building not knowing what to ex pect Opening the door warily they found Bob standing on the teachers desk leaping into the air to reach the bell rope He seemed very jleased and excited at the commo tion he was causing Bob owned by Thomas Rystad of near here had been locked in the milding by accident the night be fore and had chosen this method of jetting out MrsSmith Denies Taking Any Part in Ervin Lang Murder NEW YORK July 29 Ji Mrs veiyn Smith accused in the wamp slaying of Ervin Iang at hicago denied in police lineup to ay that she participated in Langs nurder Mrs Blanche Dunkel of Chicago otherinlaw of the man whose ui illlF WHOi dismembered body was found in swamp near Hammond Ind de clared Mrs Smith reported the killing to her according to the district attorneys office at Chi cago Mrs Smith said she arrived here July 9 Mrs Dunkel gives the date of Mrs Smiths alleged report of the killing as July 10 She was returned to Chicago by plane today ROAD POLICE ON PRACTICEBEATS 50 Iowa Highway Patrolmen on Road 8 Hours Daily in Camp 4 Hours DES MOINES July 29 Iowas 50 new state highway pa trolmen today are on their onr week practice beats spending eight hours a day on the road and four hours at Camp Dodge near here for daily checkups The nattily uniformed patrol try ing its wings on the highways of central Iowa yesterday afternoon covered about 6000 miles before returning to headquarters at Camp Dodge The patrolmen two in each of 20 new black cars with yellow shields and 10 on motorcycles were instructed by their chief John R Hattery to serve summons for only most flagrant violations of the Toil are not policemen Kattery told the men Your efficiency will not be judged by how many arrests you make but by the iucreased safety of Iowas highways Mrs Sinnotts Father Drops Dead in Fayette I M Collins 75 Fayette father of Mrs F W Sinnott 311 Seventh street northwest dropped dead Fri day afternoon at Fayette from an attack of heart disease He suc cumbed on the schoolgrounds Mr ind Mrs Sinnott left immediately or Fayette of the heat His body was found in his car in a woods north of the college Cor oner D G Mills said death was due to asphyxiation from carbon mon oxide Heat Causes Deaths of the more than two walkout weeks old You Save Time and Effort When You Bank by Mail Besides a saving of time and effort Banking by Mail enables you to make deposits when the weather is disagreeable or when you have other things to do Its a convenience too for everyone whose ac tivities make it difficult to transact banking business in the usual way We feel confident that you will like the North wests banking by mail plan when you try it and well be glad to explain the procedure at your convenience NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK At Sioux City Coroner Krigsten said the heat caused the death of Mrs Saide Shane 60 At Manning the body of William Buhmann 70 was found Monday morning in the hallway leadingto his room over the Fred Peterson garage At Decorah August Hagen who was 70 Sunday died at his home Maurice Hauser 24 died Sunday at his home east of Polk City after he was stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage induced by the heat M C Ruck Red Oak laborer was in a serious condition after col lapsing in the heat At Cedar Rapids the body of Wesley Houser 62 was recovered from a creek where he drowned while swimming Iowa Not Alone Iowa wasnt alone in its heat The sun baked Missouri Kansas Okla homa Texas Nebraska and adja cent areas with temperatures ing above 100 degrees Brookfield Mo reported 109 Leavenworth Kans and Columbus Nebr 107 Lincoln Nebr 105 and Kansas City Omaha and Newkirk Okla Meades purported account of the Michigan slaying as quoted by Ma jor Smith follows Car Too Hot The motor car we had ot too o hot for us We were walkingalong the highway near Saginaw saw a car parked Two men were in the front seat We asked them for a lift and they said Maybe they Salt Lake City reported its first measurable rain since June 1 And temperatures in California ranged from 90 and better along the coast to 100 at some inland points SOMALI REVOLT IN COLONY REPORTED Continued from Fate 1 vhat measures of restraint might be applied was regarded as most significant in view of the Italo Ethiopian conflict The committee composed of 13 members was created as a sequence to Germanys repudiation of the military clauses of the Versailles treaty It failed to act on a subcommittee report suggesting that offending na tions might be deprived of the pos sibility of importing war materials and products essential to the manu facvure of armaments and might also be deprived of financial credits were drinking a found a bottle of whisky in the back seat of their car Vernon asked them for the keys The man at the wheel wouldnt give them to him The man behind the wheel got out and walked down the road He had the car keys in his hand Vernon shot him six times in the legs Gee how that guy could take it It didnt seem to faze him He came back to the car and reached for a tire tool Vernons gun was empty He took mine Vernon busted another cap and the bullet tore into the guys chest but he didnt move Vernon Fires Again Even Vernon was amazed He fired again and the bullet went through the mans stomach He said Please dont shoot any more Im tired He handed Vernon the keys and fell beside the pavement That mans voice has haunted me ever since It sounded like that of an angel Id gladly burn if it would bring him back to iife Major Smith quoted Meade as saying that he didnt mind robbing filling stations and stealing cars but that he was a softy when it came to murder I DIDNT REALIZE THE FORD V8 HAD SO MAM FfflCAR FEAKIES Help Kidneys Dont Take Drastic Drugs 9 inters wuich may be endangered By neglect or drastic Irritating drws Be care M Hfunction KlfloeyVr order make you suffer from cettlne bp NlKbts Nervousness Loss or Pep Lc Pans Rheumatic Pains Dlnlnew circlet J M Ncurl6ia Acidity BiirnlnB arting or ItchinR you dont need to now dtrn advanced treatment IOr these troublMa prescription called Cjstex Works fastsafe i1 4S must brlns new vitalitv and Is guaranteed to make you feel 1C years vourjRer In one neek or money tach on return of empty packace Cyslcs cost 3c a ioso nt drussists nd the Buar antcc protects you Youth Killed in Auto Crash at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE July 29 Jack Strauss 17 year old Fonda youth suffered fatal injuries when the car in which he was delivering papers collided with another here Body of Former Iowa Woman Found in River PITTSBURGH July 29 body of Mrs B F Holschuh wife of B F Holschuh former Clinton Iowa store manager now located at Kankakee 111 was found in the Ohio river at Midland 25 miles from here Mrs E F Robinson her sister said the woman submitted to an operation in Clinton last fall came here to rest then disappeared Algona and Garner P M Nominations Confirmed WASHINGTON July 29 The senate has confirmed the fol lowing North Iowa presidential nominations of Iowa postmasters William W Sullivan Algona Carl 0 Roe Garner IF I HAD KNOWN A FORD V8 WAS LIKE THIS I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ONE MONTHS AGO An English trance medium says he has been in touch lately with the shade of Disraeli Whats he doing George Atlanta Conslifution T WAS a tig surprise to Ford T8 Id seen it on the road and heard some mighty fine things atom it But there was still a little doubt in my mind I just couldnt believe a lowprice car could Be as good as that ahout price a friend of mine said Things move fast in the automobile business and the Ford has stepped way out ahead Look it over carefully and youll see that its different from every other lowprice car Its a new kind of car for Ford and for the whole automobile industry So I decided to do the job right I went over the Ford from bumper to every featuretook it out on the road and put it through every test I knew Took my wife along loo to get W views And you think Fm entnusiastic you ought to talk to her In every way the Ford V8 is far beyond our expectations Many other and women have said the same thing about the Ford V8 is far beyond our expectations Wed like to have you drive it and see for yourself Many distinctive features put the Ford V8 in a class by itself in performance comfort safety beauty and satisfaction ;