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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1934, Mason City, Iowa MEM a OF iOVVA Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home TUK NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 30 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 227 HITLER CRUSHES REGIME DILLINGER GANG KILLS OFFICER IN HOLDUP OF BANK Four Others Wounded a Outlaws Cover Flight With Gunfire SOUTH BEND Ind June 30 JP gang of bandits believed tc have been led by the notorious John Dillinger raided the Merchants Na tlonal bank here today and escapet after killing a policeman and wounding four persons one of them seriously Their loot amounted to 20000 in cash and currency The officer killed was patrolman Harold Wagner He was shot down in the view of scores of bystanders as he approached one of the bandits who had stationed himself outside the bank The robbers entered the bank fir ing promiscuously and covered their retreat by a shower of bullets Identified by Detective The driver of the car in which the men escaped after the robbery was identified as Dillinger by De tectiv Harry Henderson a member of a police squad that arrived just ag the bandits were fleeing Henderson said he fired two shots and the man slumped across the wheel A companion dragged him aside and drove the car away Samuel Toth seated in a car across the street from the bank was shot in the head as the rob bers emerged firing Physicians said his recovery is doubtful Three suffered wounds Car Stolen Recently sedan bearing Ohio license plates but on the west side of South Bend they were reported to have transferred to a car bearing Indiana license plates The car bad been recently Detective Henderson said he was within arms reach of the inan he identified as Drffinger I was near enough tq grab him fty the neck said Henderson but I couldnt open fire because one of the banks employes stood directly in mypath Robbed Bank In Ohio COLUMBUS Ohio June 30 UP license plates on the bandit car used in the South Bend bank robbery were the same as those on the car used by robbers who held up a bankat Fostoria Ohio last month obtaining 17000 after shooting Police Chief Frank Gulp and four other persons The Ohio bureau of motor vehicles reported theplates were stolen from a To ledo man about May 2 the date on which the first owner obtained a new set Homer Van Meter ace machine gunner of the John Dillinger gang was identified by Fostoria officials as the man who operated the ma chine gun in the robbery there Named Acting Postmaster WASHINGTON June 30 The postoffice department an nounced appointment of Edward A Kregel Garnavillo Iowa as acting postmaster Wei FORECAST JtOWA Partly cloudy and cooler Saturday night Sunday fair with moderate tempera tures MINNESOTA Fair cooler in east and south portions Satur day night Sunday fair cooler near Lake Superior somewhat warmer in northwest portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 96 Minimum In Night 70 At 8 A M Saturday 83 With an 8 oclock temperature of 83 Saturday was off for another day of sizzling heat Friday brought promising clouds on several occa no rain WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO June 30 outlook for the period July 2 to 7 For the upper Mississippi and low er Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Generally fair except one or two shower pe rlods probably during latter half of week temperatures mostly mod erate At 1 oclock the temperature was crowding the 96 degree mark and at it stood at 97 Most of State Cools Off North Iowa Hot AFTER MILWAUKEE RIOT Steio Nagj one of the crowd which stormed streetcar In Milwaukee during the strike there was beaten on the head In the melee and is shown being qubzed by Detective William Gilbert who arrested Mm Nagyhad accused the officer of slugging him AssociatedFress Photo Henry Ford Pledges His Compliance With NRA Firm Regains Right to BACK TO NORMAL FOR MILWAUKEE Transportation Lines Run as Agreement Is Reached to End Strike MILWAUKEE June 30 3eace after serious rioting de cended on the strike torn areas of Milwaukee today with the ending if the four day strike of employes if the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light company Transportation was back to nor mal as a result of a settlement greement reached last night be ween the striking American Fed ration of Labor unionists and the ompany The agreement was heralded by rganized labor as a distinct vie ory for the lator cause Most of the original demands for which the trike was called and began last Tuesday morning were met Return to Jobs Main points of the pact accepted jubilantly by members of the three striking unions last night were Return of all strikers to the po sitions they held when the walkout became effective Reinstatement of 13 employes who were discharged for alleged union aetivitiss and whose cases were heard by the national labor board tribunal Selection of collective bargaining agents by of the main points stressed by the unions A pledge by employes of the company they will make every pos sible effort to win back the blue eagle for the utility Spirit and Form I S B Way president of the util ity declared the new method of col lective bargaining preserves the spirit and substantially the form of that which has been in effect for 16 years under the continuing con tract between the Employes Mutual association and the company Way who late yesterday for the first time softened in his attitude toward organized labor and paved the way to a settlement of the tur bulent situation asserted in the interests of public peace and order safety of our employes and main tenance of electric and transpdrta Tnra to Past z Column 1 Bid on Government Contracts WASHINGTON June 30 Henry Ford has pledged full com pliance with the NRA Hugh S Johnson militant lead ers of the recovery administration anounced in midafternoon that the automobile manufacturer had noti fied him by letter of his determina tion to abide by the automobile code The letter climaxed months of differences between the government and the manufacturer which had resulted in Fords exclusion from bidding on government contracts Referred to Woodin The letter was understood to have been referred immediately to Assis tant Secretary Harry Woodring of the war department indicating as it did that the manufacturer wish ed to regain the right of govern ment bidding Johnson told newsmen his letter signifying compliance would give him the right to bid Are you glad to get the letter of compliance Johnson was ask ed Sure he replied with a broad grin No Question Raised No question had been raised of Fords compliance with the code but President Roosevelt by executive order ruled that bidders on govern ment contracts must sign certifi cates of compliance This Ford hitherto had failed to do Johnson said Fords notification was a letter to him stating that he was complying Johnson said that signification of compliance was all that was necessary Use of Firearms and Explosives in Iowa State Parks Barred DES MOINES June 30 the effort to avoid fire dangers in state parks M L Hutton chief en gineer of the state board of con servation has called the attention of all park custodians to the rule forbidding use of firearms fire crackers and all explosives within park areas He said it was partic ularly important that the rule be enforced during drought such as is prevailing SHORT GASOLINE SUPPLY FORCES FLYERS TO LAND 2 Brooklyn Brothers on Way to Poland Stop in France FLERS France June 30 dwindling gasoline supply today forced two flying brothers from Brooklyn N Y Benjamin and Jo seph Adaniowicz to land their big tricolored monoplane at Saint An dre de Messei near here thwarting for the second time their cherished hopes of flying the Atlantic nonstop to Warsaw Poland The silent pair eased their ship the Warsaw down safely at a m eastern standard time 23 hours and 32 minutes after their takeoff yesterday at Harbor Grace N F Plan to Continue At Saint Andre 50 miles inland on the Normandy coast the broth ers immediately announced their in tention of continuing on to Warsaw tomorrow if they can find enough gasoline in that small village Otherwise they said they would fly to Le Bourget field Paris for refuelling The Brooklyn pair not sighted since they took off yesterday at a m EST at Harbor Grace with 610 gallons of gasoline inthetank said lost their way Circle Until Dawn They reached the French coast about mightnight they added but fog prevented their getting their bearings Flying inland without much idea to where they were they circled for nearly five hours until dawn began to clear away the haze Then they said their gasoline be gan to run short and they picked the first available spot to land Once before the Brooklyn soda pop manufacturers had planned to fly nonstop to Poland Last year they took off from New York only to crack up in Newfoundland RAIL PENSION MORTGAGE AID SIGNED BY FR BULLETIN WASHINGTON June 30 VP Roosevelt has signed the legislation granting a partial six year moratorium on paying off farm mortgages and the bill for a retirement pension system for railway employes it was announced late today WASHINGTON June 30 President Roosevelt a sailor at heart wound up his landsmans bus iness today for a long ride on the rolling waves He planned to start tomorrow on a trip of more than a month to the Caribbbean and the Pacific Virtually all of the presidents family is expected to bid him good bye sometime tomorrow He will motor to Annapolis where ie cruiser Houston lies at anchor ready to steam down Chesapeake bay to Hampton Roads Va as soon as Mr Roosevelt goes aboard The rip will take him to Puerto Rico ie Virgin Islands Haiti Colombia Panama canal and Hawaii Last minute business will be dis posed of Sunday night and neces sary papers dropped at Hampton Monday morning Then the louston will slip out through the Virginia capes to sea HIGHWAY BOOSTER MASON CITY HAS 97 DEATH TOLL TO TEN LESTER MULLIGAN Milligan Heads Group Boosting Highway No 65 40 Representatives From 12 Cities in 3 States Form New Corporation Forty enthusiastic U S highway boostersfrom 12 cities laMinnesota Iowa and Missouri incorporated the U S Highway No 65 Association the Lakes to the Gulf at Des Moines Friday and launched a program for the promotion of traf fic over that road as well as for various improvements in its sur facing and routing Four Mason City representatives of the streets and highways com mittee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce J J Daniels chair man C M Glass Tad Martin and Lester Milligan chamber secretary attended Mr Milligan was elected one of the two board members from owa and was elected by the board the first president of the associa tion To Straighten Kinks Strong Earthquake Is Felt in Mexico CTUDAD BRAVOS Hex June 30 strong oscillatory earth quake lasting two minutes shook this region today Houses were con siderably damaged and residents thrown into a panic There were no casualties The tremblor was also elt slightly in Mexico City Fire Razes Warehouse ROCK ISLAND m June of undetermined origin des troyed a three story brick ware house of the old Rock Island Brew ing company here at a loss estimat ed at According to those attending the meeting they have realized for some time that No 65 was losing traffic to other north and south roads and felt that organization to publicize it and help straighten out some orthe kinks along the route was imperative In order that action might be speedily obtained the board insisted that the principal of ficers be from Iowa so they may act without delay In addition to choosing the presi dent from Iowa Paul Beer of Des Moines was made treasurer and Alex Fitzhugh secretary of the Greater Des Moines committee sec retary Mr Fitzhugh has been ac tive in highway work for years and is secretary of the east and west U S No 6 Roosevelt regarded as one of the outstanding pieces of highway promotion in the middle west during recent years To Publicize Highway A budget of was adopted by the directors at a meeting following the general session and was appor tioned among the states active in Fridays meeting This wil permit the immediate printing of 15000 strip maps and a mailing and pub licity program aimed to get the highway at once before the motor ing public The annual meeting was set by the constitution for the fourth Fri day in October Tentative plans call for the holding of this years first meeting at Springfield Mo so that the more active attendance and support of Arkansas and Louisiana road men may be enlisted They have already indicated such inter est and support by letter Tribute to Shepard Tribute was paid at the meeting to the pioneer Jefferson highway in the organization and support of Turn to Font 2 Column 1 Waterloo Has Half Inch of Ram and Mercury Drops to 92 While temperatures dropped slightly in most of the state Satur day north central Iowa remained about the same Mason City re cording 97 degrees compared with 96 Friday Fort Dodge 96 Charles City 93 and Waterloo 92 At Waterloo a half inch of rain fell Friday night and Saturday morning Light showers at Musca tine dropped the thermometer there to 88 Bearing out the weather bureaus prediction of cooler weather peratures in other sections of Iowa slid downward Burlington reported a temperature of 81 Ottumwa was down to S8 Davenport 84 and Clinton 87 The heat of the last few days had claimed the lives of 10 lowans The all time Iowa heat record for June melted away Friday as the thermometer mounted to 111 at Lamoni This surpassed the record of 109 set at Denison last year Four More Deaths Four more deaths were chalked upto the heat Friday two in Des Moihes one and one in Muscatine The weathers latest victims were Edward Paulsen 42 of Valley Junction who died in a Des Moines hospital as a result of a heat pros tration suffered Sunday James McVey 77 of Des Moines Jess Andrew Walker 73 of Bur lington Miss Bessie Peck 52 of Musca tine Dick Otto 5 drowned at Esther ville in the municipal swimming pool when he stepped over a guard line into the deep section of the pool He was the son of Mr and Mrs Frank Otto of Estherville Feel Cyclonic Winds Iowas weather picture was fur ther complicated by cyclonic winds which struck two sections Friday night Crops were damaged and small buildings leveled near New Liberty when a cyclone accompan ied by hail and rain struck Sever al hundred dollars damage resulted An electrical storm escorted by a high wind ripped limbs from trees damaged communication lines and wrecked several small buildings in Mahaska county near Oskaloosa Scattered rains varying from traces to 120 inches at Davenport brought temporary heat relief At Oskaloosa 112 inches fell Other cities which received rains were Waterloo 50 of an inch Al bia 34 and Iowa City and Creston 25 The intensive heat brought 13 of an inch to Lamoni Marshall town received 12 and Burlington 10 IN NAZI CLEANUP Body of Unidentified Man on Rail Tracks BOONEVILLE June 30 body of an unidentified man found mangled on the Rock Island railroad tracks puzzled Dallas county author ities after Coroner L H Deford of Redfield said he found what ap peared to be a bullet hole in the mans head Seadrome on Atlantic Is Coming True WASHINGTON June 30 The dream of a seadrome far out in the Atlantic to serve as a stepping stone for transocean planes appar ently is coming true The PWA was understood today to be nearing final approval of a allotment for the purpose The money had been asked by the commerce department for a sea floating platform about 1500 feet be anchored mid way between Bermuda and the Azores Ultimately five or six of the man made islands would be placed be tween the United States and Europe The cost would be about 000 Supporters say a single drome be tween Bermuda and the Azores would permit a profitable trans Atlantic air mail system and that with the chain complete the United States would control transAtlantic mail passenger and express busi ness Former Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher of Germany above was killed as Prussian Premier Hermann Wilhelm Goering be low directed a nazi cleanup drive of monarchist and radi cal enemies of the Hitler re gime Independence Sunday DES MOINES June 30 Governor Herring today issued a proclamation naming tomorrow In cicpemencc Sunday LOCAL RELIEF FUND BOOSTED Parade of Unemployed Head ed by Agitators Called Off Without Trouble Shortly Defore noon Saturday a cmmittee representing the Unem ployed Council of Mason City met Albert C Peters Federal Emergen cy Relief Act director for Cerro Gordo county at the old postoffice building and presented a set of de mands The plan had been to make their presentation the culminating feature of a parade of unemployed scheduled to step off at 10 oclock Saturday forenoon The march was not held Mr Peters said the demands would be forwarded to E H Mulock of Des Moines chairman of the Iowa Emergency Relief administration and informed the men that until an answer is obtained from Mr Mulock that the individual complaints of the unemployed would be investigat ed at the local office and the local authorities would do everything pos sible to relieve any situation that might present itself Budget Increased Cerro Gordos budget is higher than that of any other county in the state said Mr Peters Had I been informed of any plans for such a demonstration I could have told your committee when I returned from Des Moines Friday that the Iowa quota would be increased 100 per cent and that the county budget would automatically be increased proportionately Mr Peters said that no demon stration had been made before this and that no individual requests have been turned down He said that a general feelinghad been stirred up by agitators seeking to make the public think that the unemployed were cot getting enough to main tain their families That Mr Pe ters said was the main cause of the demonstration and had no founda tion since practically all of these men were on relief lists Governor Sanctions Officials While the men were in conference i telegram came to theorgsiizalficn Turn to Toss 5 Column At VON SCHLEICHER KILLED WHEN HE RESISTS ARREST National Chief of Nazi Storm Troops Takes His Own Life By LOUIS P LOCHNER Copyright 1934 by The AaBOCIated Press BERLIN June or three groups regarded as opposed to Chancellor Adolf Hitler today died violent deaths as the German lead er smashed a second revolution in Germany Capt Ernst Roehm national chief of the nazi storm troops cominlt ed suicide when Hitler had him ar rested as a conspirator against the government Former Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher leader of the reactionary conservatives and monarchists was tilled resisting arrest as a con spirator Wife Slain In Fracas Henry Klausmer chief of the Catholic action party was killed m his office by one of Hitlers spe cial black shirted guards a Schutz jtaffel member When von Schleicher was killed his wife Frau Elizabeth von Schlei cher also was slain in the fracas that went with the arrest Roehm was regarded as the moat extreme leader of the radical na zis von Schleicher was the extreme reactionary who favored the restor ation of the monarchy to Germany Von Papen Released Vice Chancellor Franz von Papen the man who two weeks ago warncp1 Hitler that a second revolutidn jea by extremists was impending was taken into protective custody but soon released Besides Roehm a number of other storm troop leaders were dead within a few hours of the time when Hitler struck Some of them com mitted suicide some of them were killed resisting arrest The nazi party announced that Roehm was arrested because he was a conspirator in league not only with von Schleicher but with a foreign power and was further more of such an immoral character that he brought discredit upon the nazi movement Conflict of Conscience His well known unfortunate ho mosexual disposition in course of time led to such unbearable embar rassment that the leader of the movement and the supreme head oi the storm troops himself was brought into the severest conflict of conscience the announcement said The announcement said that when Roehm and other leaders were ar vested under Hitlers personal di Turn to PaKe 2 Column 5 More Employment Noted Over World GENEVA June 30 statistics for the second quarter of L934 today showed improvement in he employment situation said a mlletin of the international labor of fice Greatest reemployment in creases were shown by the United States Germany Canada Estonia and South Africa POISON IVY This is a oooklet that should be in every home and the wise head of the household will obtain additional copies so that one can be kept in he automobile one in the first aid and one in the camping outfit It is an official government booklet prepared by experts and is in every sense reliable It tells how to rec ognize and avoid ivy and what to do when you get a case of ivy poisoning A copy will be sent o any address for a nominal charge of four cents to cover handling and jostage Use this coupon Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic J Haskin director Washington D C I enclose four cents in coin carefully wrapped for a copy of the booklet on poison ivy Name Street City State Mail to Washington D C ;