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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1934, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 31 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 252 Things Are Looking Up Republican Spirits Gain as Campaign Progresses By HERBERT PLUMMEK ASHINGTON July 31 5 There is a no ticeable improve ment in the es prit de corps among republi cans as the con gressional elec tion campaigns get under way in earnest Even the most pessimistic of the party a d m i 1 things are look ing up They de clare prospects of a good show ing in the Novem ber elections are much better than they were earlier in the year Some of those who three months ago shook their heads sadly when the subject was mentioned now speak confidently of picking up 40 or 50 seats in the house this fall and hold ing what they have In the senate The reason for the change in sen timent is due to several different factors The resentment reported in the west among farmers toward the by the drought one Unmistakable signs of a revival of party spirit is another New Deal Criticism Then there is what they describe as the increasing criticism of the new deal especially NRA amorfg businessmen who heretofore have been willing to stay in line A feeling of unrest about what ultimately will be done with the currency is reported And theres uneasiness in some quarters over the final outcome of some of the gigantic enterprises launched under the new deal The democrats are not unmindful of thisnew feelingof encourage mentainbhg tfie republicans They do everytfiing theirpower td offsetit v All signs point to an increase in briskness and roughness in the ef forts of both parties as the cam paigns continue Eager for the Fray Although the time for withhold ing or tempering criticisisms of the new deal on the part of the re publicans seems near an end the democrats continue to advance as oneof their main arguments that the welfare of the country should come before politics They want to cling as long as they can to the old argument that it is unpatriotic to criticize the new deal An example of this is to be had in a recent speech deliv ered by Senator J Hamilton Lewis of Illinois chairman of the demo cratic senatorial campaign commit tee entitled Conspiracy of Poli tics and Its Assault Upon Amer ica However it turns out it can be put down as a certainty the con gressional elections campaign from EOW on will be fought out bitterly on both sides Republicans are ea ger for the fray democrats are ov erlooking nothing Dipl Express omatic Circles Sorrow at Death of Paul May WASHINGTON July 31 Diplomatic circles expressed sorrow today over the death of Paul May Belgian ambassador to the United States The envoy who began his diplomatic career hi this capital as attache of his countrys embassy in 1895 died last night in his sixty second year Physicians said gall stones for which he had undergone an Operation Saturday caused his death May was named ambassa dor to the United States in April 1931 2 HANGED FOR KILLING DOLLFUSS Guardsmens Car Kills Man Hurts Four INSULL SAYS HE WILL TELL ALL ABOUT BUSINESS Asks for Trial Separate From 16 Others Also Accused of Fraud CHICAGO July 31 Insull professed today to be ready to make full and frank disclosure of all the details of his business op erations and asked the United States district court to grant him a trial separate from the 16 others accused of mail frauds in the mar keting of Corporation Securities company stock In the petition for a severance presented by his attorney Floyd B Thompson the elder Insull said he would be hindered in presenting his full statement and his defense if the record were cluttered with the evidence relating to his son and the other directors of Corporation Se curities who were indicted with him Disclose All Facts I am ready Insull said in his petition to make a full and frank disclosure of all the facts and de tails pertaining to my extensive business operations These facts and details I stand ready to reveal to the fullest extent as soon as I am given an opportun ity to testify Insull asserted that if required to trial with the other 16 de fendants hewpuidbe greatly hin derecT preparation and sentation of case particular ly in preparing to give a full ac count of air facts relating to the transactions out of which the charges against me arise because of the time and strength which would be consumed in the prepara tion of the other 16 defenses Names CoDefendants Naming eight of the codefend ants Insull asserted that they had spent most of Kieir business careers in the service of corporations of which he was the active head and while they were men of independ ent action and judgment they na lurally looked to him for guidance matters of general policy These eight were Samuel Insull Jr Edward J Doyle Phillip J En roe John F OKeefe Fred H Scheel Robert W Waite Frank R Evers and George A Kemp The other eight he said were engaged in various professional and business activities with which I vas in no way connected and were dentified with me only incidental y Takes Full Responsibility Insull asserted that he accepted ull responsibility for his acts and AUSTRIA BRISTLES WITH GUNS AGAINST REBELS Fearful of another nazi putsch similar to the recent uprUing in which Chancellor Dollfuss was assass inatedAustria bristling with guns similar to the one pictured and armed Crocus Fightinghas continuedin Carinthla on theItalian arid Yugoslavianborders anjjjitwasrepprtea that planned by nazis bad Press f Y TheWeaiher FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Tuesday night and Wednesday warmer Tuesday night and In southeast portion Wednesday Possibly showers Tuesday night or Wed nesday in northwest portion cooler Wednesday in northwest portion MINNESOTA Unsettled Tuesday night and Wednes day some probability of local showers warmer Tuesday night and along Lake Superior Wed nesday cooler Wednesday in west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday XI Minimum in Night Sfl At 8 A M Tuesday 71 Pirates on Lake Steamer Just Someones Joke Coast Guard Goes Out but Reports All Okay on Excursion Boat CHICAGO July 31 coast guard armada went to sea on a pi ate hunt today alarmed by some odyg tip that a band of buccaneers was aboard the excursion steamer City of Grand Rapids It must have been somebodys doings and for the acts of hLTbusi lttle coast guards boarded ness associates but that he asked the vessel halfway to Milwaukee I that his actions be judged free of I SGnt home a radio that all was well and chugged home again Turn to Page 2 Column 6 5 NEwlLEANSAT WAR WITH HUEY City Leaders Plan Protest to War Department for Misuse of Troops NEW ORLEANS July 31 Leaders of the city administration today said they planned to protest to the war department and possibly the U S attorney general that Louisiana national guard had been misused by Gov O K Allen and Senator Huey P Long The governor last night issued a proclamation from Senator Longs hotel suite here declaring a state of partial martial law in New Or learns after he had caused a de tachment of militia to forcibly seize possession of voters registration records being prepared for use in North Dakota Hard Hit by Drought in Midwest of States congressional pri the September mary The city flung defiance at the state authorities by going before civil district Hugh C Cage and procuring a preliminary re straining order It was directed against a proposed new police board for the city provided for in a bill pushed through the recent legisla ture by Senator Long The bill was designed to lake away from Mayor T Semmes Walmsley bitter foe of the state administration the power of police authority in the city by placing the police under a board of seven named by seven civic organizations While the federal cutters armed with three inch guns machine guns and high powered rifles were speed ing out from Milwaukee Chicago and midway ports to intercept the big lake boat radio inquiries to the master of the City of Grand Rapids brought the reply that all was okay The coast guards nevertheless proceeded to the side of the ship on the chance that the six bandits re ported aboard had dictated the okay to the operator An hour later came another mes sage from the ship to the Chicago coast guard headquarters advising that one cutter had reached the steamer the officers had boarded it and then departed State Control Board to Receive Coal Bids DES MOOTES July 31 state board of control today an nounced that bids will be opened Aug 14 for 120000 tons of coal which the board is to purchase to supply fuel for 15 state institutions Requiem Mass Held for Slain Chancellor at London Cathedral LONDON July 31 requi em mass for Engelbert Dollfuss Austrias slain chancellor was held at noon in Westminster cathedral today Among those attending was United States Ambassador Robert W Bingham Capt Anthony Eden ord privy seal was the principal British official present Population Now on Relief Rolls BISMARCK N Dak July 31 UP drought has hit North Da kota hard Virtually onethird of the states entirepopulation is on federal re lief rolls Farms are producing only min iature crops Two hundred persons in one sec tion are to be moved by federal au thority from untillable farms Drifting topsoil has damaged the highway system by more than Additional thousands of persons are expected to seek relief when winter comes Split in Agriculture Once renowned as an important part of the worlds bread basket North Dakota faces today a split agriculturally with the west re verting to an area of grazing lauds and the east becoming the main farming country The movement is definite forced by continued drought Helpless farmers have watched their rich top soil carried away on the wings of prairie wind to fall into and choke miles of highway drainage ditches More Than 8500000 W J Brophy relief engineer of the state highway department said more than damage to the state highways has resulted from choked drainage ditches He said he feared highways would be crumbled by the accumulation of water under their surface A steady increase in the number of persons on relief rolls is noted by E A Willson state administrator of federal relief Fifty thousand families ap proximately 200000 persons are on relief rolls a situation directly traceable to the drought Willson said Some are on part relief some total relief some on only stock relief But Serious He pointed to the eastern section of the state as one portion where farming conditions are better but still serious Efforts will be made in some western sections to move families out In McKenzie county approximately 200 persons are to be moved off farms which are untill able The land will revert to graz ing Six thousand cattle are being moved out of North Dakota daily More than 300000 head of cattle have been shipped in the past two I months Approximately 600000 head j have been purchased in the governI Turn lo FaKC 2 Column 2 SCHALL SCORES GOVERNOR OLSON Says Minnesotas Hitler Has Stolen Rights of Minneapolis WASHINGTON July 31 Senator Schall R Minn charged a formal statement today that Gov Floyd B Olson of Minnesota had assumed the role of Hitler declaring mar tial law in Min neapolis Steel helmet troops are marching down the main streets of my home town o f Minneapolis as in Berlin and Rome Schall said The city government o 1 Minneapolis i s shorn of its char tered rights and THOMAS o SCHALL made the creature of military rule as the cities of Italy and Germany and Russia Aserting that the pretext for the declaration of martial law was a state of insurrection Schall asked Ahead of Deadline Is there any insurrection there except that of the mailed fist Schall said Olson had declared martial law 40 minutes ahead of the deadline he had set for an agree ment on the truck drivers strike and added the business men of Min neapolis were called upon to plead juilty and thereafter have a hear ing and trial And because they would not agree to immediate surrender on all ssues at 1 p m he asserted Floyd B Olson assumes the role of Turn to Pnjre 2 Column 3 To All Holders of Scrip Stamps Your attention is called to the fact that scrip stamps may now be redeemed at face value at the First National Bank for a pe riod of ten days or till and in cluding August 10 Although the time has expired in which the scrip certificates themselves may be redeemed for one dollar each if properly stamped they will be accepted during this ten day pe riod after which the fund will be closed Therefore if you have them turn in all scrip RE DEEM YOUR SCRIP STAMPS AT ONCE THE SCRIP COMMITTEE OLSON DEFENOS RULE OF TROOPS IN MINNEAPOLIS Leaders Plan Call for Meeting to Vote on General Strike MINNEAPOLIS July 31 Pi One man was killed and four others were injured today when a national guard squad car running through a traffic signal to where strike pickets were reported dumping a farmers truck crashed into a small sedan Three troopers were hurt Carl Wallin driver of the sedan was killed and his companion Alfred Israelson 25 wag rushed to a hos pital with a possible skull fracture and internal injuries Struggle With Chiselers Shortly afterward Gov Floyd B Olson irnawarc of the accident is sued a statement saying the truck drivers strike which prompted him to place the city under military rule represents the struggle be tween recovery and the chiselers He added I shall expect every employer in the city who moves merchandise by truck to pay the wage scale de termined by Father Haas and Com missioner Dunnigan to be a fair wage scale for those affected by their proposal Propose Wage Scale The Rev Francis Haas H mediators had centsan hour for in side workers helpers and platform men and cents an hour for drivers This the employers advisory committee rejected recently Strike leaders then announced they would confer again with the governor some time today and re iterate their demand for a hai of the general movement of trucks In event of refusal they said a mass meeting would be called tonight at which they would ask trade unions to call a general strike in the city Mediation Halted KOHLER Wis July 31 Mediation toward a settlement of the strike halted temporarily Na tional guardsmen today remained on patrol where two were slain and 43 injured in warfare with village marshals Friday night The Chicago regional labor board arbiters left last night recom mending that the militia remain to preserve order They said the time was not appropriate for negotiations promising to resume probably later in the week Omaha Strike Over OMAHA July 31 walking or riding jitney buses to work for five days Omaha workers this morning once more rode down town on the streetcars as a result of the vote of union strikers last night to return to work today re suming service at 4 a m For three hours the strikers de bated the situation last night and then voted 170 to 75 to return to work About 150 union men did not vote The five day strike was with out violence Fear Deatti Will Claim Hindenburg Report No Change in Condition of Aged Reich Head NEUDECK Germany July 31 Paul von Hinden burgs physicians issued the follow ing bulletin at p m There is no change in the phes idents condition at least no deter ioration He took a little nourish ment at noon No fever Pulse satis factory Should the president die Dr Ed win Bumpke president of the Ger man supreme court would become interim president under the law Has Emergency Powers A high foreign office official said however Whle this law still stands dont forget the Hitler government holds emergency powers enabling it to do almost anything It all depends therefore upon Hitlers personal will whether the law concerning the su preme court justice shall be applied or whether some other disposition shall be made of the question of suc cession The condition of the 86 year old president of Germany had grown suddenly worse Physicians said they feared the worst Members of his family were called Von Hndenburg is at his summer estate here He was reported yester day to be suffering from an old dis order of the prostate gland Worse During Night An official communique said that during recent days a slight bodily infirmity had been noticeable bul that thepresident had recoverec from la business yesterday During the night however the communique added his condition suddenly grew worse In view of the advancedage of he field marshalgeneral serious apprehension is well founded the statement said Physicians in charge are all present at Neudeck A continuous Julletin service will be maintained See Difficult Situation PARIS July 31 illness of President von Hindenburg today alarmed the French government on the behalf of which a spokesman said that his death would create a very difficult situation Officials said they assumed Chan cellor Hitler in the event of von Hindenburgs death would seek the presidency thereby giving himself a free rein in German affairs Two of Five Men Who Escaped From Prison in Indiana Captured MEXICO Mo July 31 of the five prisoners who escaped from the Indiana state prison Sat urday were captured here today and one of them was seriously wounded by Mayor A W Debo after the two had taken a weapon from Robert W Baker chief of police who sought to question them John Bur nett 27 and William C Jay 43 were the two arrested Spectograph Films Taken Up in Balloon in Good Condition RAPID CITY S Dak July 31 films taken aloft in last Saturdays stratosphere flight came back in astonishingly good condition considering the crash of the gondola Dr Brian OBrien who was developing them announced today Three spectrographs were taken aloft to investigate the location and thickness of the ozone layer One hanging suspended below the gon dola landed safely on its own para i chute and its film is perfect Dr OBrien said The other two came i through in remarkably good shape MARIE DRESSIER IS LAID TO REST Song Short Poem Eulogy and Prayer Comprise Simple Rites GLENDALE Cal July 31 A song by Jeanette McDonald the readingof ashort poem an eulogy a prayer and Marie Dressier be loved screen actress was laid to rest today In the small chapel of the Wee Kirk O The Heather assembled Miss Dresslers closest friends of the film camera men actors writers and a studio the high and low in the chosen profession to pay their last respects to the great mo vie character Public Not There The public was not there The big iron gates of the cemetery were locked and before them stationed studio police and guards This was a precaution against such demon strations that marred the of other film stars Miss Dressier lived simply and it was her wish that her funeral not be ostentatious As the funeral service was con ducted flags flew at half staff on the MetvoGoldwynMayer lot where she attained stardom late in life All activity had ceased in honor of the memory of Miss Dressier who died in Santa Barbara last Sat urday after a long illness Miss McDonald Sings As one of the screens most ac complished sopranos Miss McDon ald sang Abide With Me The Rev Neal Dodd pastor of Hollywoods Little Church of the Stars read Miss Dresslers favor ite poem written by Keith He spoke of her life and her accom plishment1 in her struggle from poverty to fame COURT REJECTS COUNSELS PLEA FOR CLEMENCY 2 Nazi Putsch Leaders Shout Hell Hitler From Gallows By WADE WBKNER CopjrlRlit 3334 ly Tile Associated VIENNA July Two nazis convicted of taking part in the putsch in which Chancellor Engcl bert Dollfuss was slain were hanged this afternoon after pleas for clem ency bad been rejected One of them OLto Planetta for mer army staff sergeant was tha man who fired the shots into Doll fuss body and the other Frank Holzweber was leader of the putsch in which the federal chancellery was seized last Wednesday Both were convicted by a court martial of high treason and Plan etta of the additional offense of killingthe chancellor The hanging took place under the law which pro vides execution of a sentence three hours after it is Imposed Face Court Calmly Planetta and Holzweber who had faced the court calmly and told of their part in the uprising were the first nazis executed in Austria al though death had been threatened against many for acts of treason Planetta admitted he killed Doll fuss but insisted that he had not meant to do so and said he was sorry It was the irony of Dollfuss fate that although he many times an nounced ruthless punishment for nazi terrorists and threatened them with the gallows onlj socialists died death Todays executions were the work of the new government of Kurt Schuschnigg headed by a man who bitterly resents the slaying of his former chief I Die for Germany Immediately after the execution an official account was issued It said that after the sentence of death was read to him as he stood on the gallows Franz Holzweber shouted I die for Germany Heil Hitler Plaaetta according to his ac count shouted only Heil Hitler A few minutes later after the two nazis died at approximately the same hour that Dollfuss died last Wednesday the Austrian hangman strode out of the gloomy courtyard where the gallows stand and where he had done his work He chatted a few minutes with ailers and policemen With his jandkerchief he wiped the back oE his neck Show Sign of Strain Then he marched out with platoon of steel helmeted soldiers armed with rifles and fixed bay onets Their pale faces showed the sign of a recent strain After them came provincial court Councillor Kreuzhuber the civil Turn to Pane 2 Column M PRICELESS MAP Justas turmoil begins across the Atlantic we can offer our readers s brand newMap of Europe With it one can follow the stirring events in Europe and understand them This map shows the boundaries of all European countries as they were before the World 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