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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1934, Mason City, Iowa iARLON E R 1 iIS MEM ART C P T OF IOWA North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AH NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPJ ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 30 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 200 Huey Gives Real Reason Tariff Act Change Would Help End Log Rolling By HERBERT ASHINGTON May 30 One would have to be possessed of a vivid imag ination to say that Huey Long of Louisiana thinks along the same lines as President Roose velt on a public question Yet Mr Roose velt probably c o u 1 d nt have told the senate better just why he wanted au thority to nego tiate reciprocal tariff agreements with foreign countries than Huey told at one time during debate on the measure The kingfish was telling stories out of school but what he said lies at the bottom of the whole thing Ill tell you how we got a tariff on copper last time he said We got it because several other sen ators and myself went around here swapping enough votes to get it We couldnt get the tariff with oil and copper and coal by themselves so we put in lumber in order to get a few more votes Theres no need of whipping the devil around the stump It was v knew about tariff log rolling that he asked for authority todo the job himself Robinsons Idea Senator Robinson of Indiana is the only leading republican who has put his opinion on record to the type of man that should he selected as chairman of the G O P national committee inChi cago June 5 Others have been rather cagey in their comments on the sort of man to fill Everett Sanders shoes but not Ll Arthur who is up for re election this year He inserted in the Record recent Tum to Page 2 Column 1 CHARGES PLANE TAMPERED WITH Concerted Action on Disarmament Urged U S WILL BEGIN TO BUY CATTLE AT FIXED PRICES Drought Aid to Start at Once in Dakotas and Minnesota MEDIATORS SEEK PEACE IN TOLEDO Work Against Time to Head Off Power Strike Set for Thursday TOLEDO May 30 mediators worked against time to day to head off a power strike which would cripple the citys in dustry already torn by an auto motive strike and threatened with a general union walkout Unless negotiations during the holiday quiet are successful about SOO union employes of the Toledo Edison company will strike tomor row The automotive strike at the Electric AutoLite company scene of riots last week and two other plants remained in a deadlock Charles P Taft chief of the mediators summed up the automo tive strike by saying What can you do with emphasis on the can At a mass meeting tomorrow night the citys union strength will muster for a decision on a general walkout of from 21 to 48 hours SBff Wea FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wed nesday night and Thursday ex cept possibly scattered thun der showers Warmer in the central and east portions Wed nesday night Cooler in the ex treme west portion Thursday MINNESOTA Unsettled Wed nesday night and Thursday probably local showers or thun cdstorms wanner In east Wed nesday night cooler in west portion Thursday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 2i hour period ending at S oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 101 Minimum in Night 63 At 8 A M Wednesday 79 ST PAUL May 30 fed eral government will at once begin the purchase of approximately 1 200000 cattle at fixed prices rang ing from 4 to a head in the Dakotas and Minnesota to aid farm ers facing a feed shortage as a re sult of the long drought under a drawn up and approved here yesterday The conference attended by Dr E W Sheets federal drought relief director and representatives of sev en rmdwestera states continued to day as officials worked out an or ganization to put thegiganticpro gram into operation by the end of the week I Iowa to Benefit Although drawn up primarily for Minnesota North and South Da kota it is expected the same pro gram will be applied in the drought areas in Montana Wisconsin Iowa and Nebraska which also had rep resentatives at the meetings It was expected the statewide or ganizations set up for the agricul tural adjustment administrations cornhog reduction program will be utilized in carrying out the drought relief program so far as cattle pur chases are concerned Prices paid will be from to a head for cattle over two years old from to 15 a head for cat tle from one to two years old and from 4 to 58 a head for calves un der one year old Consent of Creditor When mortgaged cattle are sold consent of the creditor must be ob tained and the creditor will receive all over on the first class of an imals all over 5 on the second class and all over on the calves unless the debt is less than that amount The aim is to guarantee farmers selling cattle sufficient cash to purchase feed for those which they keep The minimum price in each class is for cattle which are so emaciated as to be unlit for food It is esti mated there are at least 500000 of these which will be slaughtered and buried on farms Appraisers will fix the value of animals other than those condemned within the limits fixed and they will be shipped to packing plants for slaughter The meat will be canned and turned over to the federal emer gency relief administration for dis tribution to needy persons and wSl not enter the regular trade chan nels Taken by FERA Cattle from exceptionally good herds will not be slaughtered but will be turned over to the FERA for distribution to farmers who have been forced to sell their entire herds in order to give the latter a foundation for another herd but with the FERA retaining title to prevent creditors from attaching the new herd In return farmers who sell cat tle to the government must sign contracts pledging that the number of cattle in their herds shall not ex ceed 80 per cent of the average own ed in 1932 and 1933 The drought relief program was approved by Henry A Wallace sec retary of agriculture by telephone late Tuesday Packing plant and railroad representatives who sat in at the conference pledged cooper ation in carrying out I he plan Iowa Democrats to Convene on July 26 DES MOINES May 30 State Chairman E J Fueling is sued a call for the democratic state convention to convene in Des Moines July 26 FIRST PHOTOS OF FRENCH FLYERS IN NEW YORK Achieving a nonstop flight from Paris to New York a hop that had been made only once before Paul Codos left and Maurice Rossi are shown waving to the crowd that greeted them at Floyd Bennett airport Their five year old plane Joseph Le Brix is pictured below following the arrival Motor trouble forced the Frenchmen to land at New York though their goal was San Diego Iowa Is Hottest Spot in Nation Records Broken Maximum of 106 Reported With Mercury Starting Up Again DES MOINES May30 was the hottest spot in the country yesterday when the mercury shat tered all May heat records for the state the weather bureau said to day In 1895 May temperatures reached a high of 104 Yesterday the max imum high for the state was 106 re ported at Sheldon and Carroll The intense heat brought several scattered showers but vegetation continued to wilt under a sun of al most tropical intensity Creston reported 15 inches of rain and Carroll 05 inches There was a trace at Alta and Des Moines Today dawned clear over the state with the exception of clouds at Sioux City Temperatures were ex pected to reach at least a 100 be fore nightfall Communities reporting tempera tures of 100 degrees or better yes terday were Alta and Estherville 105 Des Moines 104 Sioux City and Council Bluffs 102 Mason City 101 Iowa Falls and Creston 100 The lowest reading reported last night was 60 at Dubuque while the maximum high for the night was 78 at Council Bluffs Withered Grain Crops CHICAGO May 30 traditional verdancy of Memorial day was dimmed today by the smoke of forest fires and the drab ness of withered grain crops Scattered fires burned over wood lands dried to tinder by a parching sun and whole fields of growing grains curled in the heat ranged from 90 degrees to a sear ing 108 One of the fires swept more than 10000 acres of valuable timber lands near Saranac lake in New York with flames on a 10 mile front menacing two villages Other fires blazing in Minnesota and Ida ho A huge marsh in the vicinity of Nonvalk Ohio was burning Roosevelt at Gettysburg to Honor U S War Dead Congress Remains Session to Speed Adjournment By ASSOCIATED PRESS On the once blood drenched bat tlefield of Gettysburg President Roosevelt led the nations homage Wednesday to its soldier dead j The president who left his busy j desk at midday for that Civil war j meeting ground stood as the first democratic chief executive to speak at the cemetery which marks where the greatest thrust of the confeder acy met the stone wall of Meades blueclad ranks Theodore Roosevelt Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover also paid tribute there TWO MEN KILLED IN PLANE WRECK 12 Narrowly Escape Death When Passenger Plane Crashes in Fog NEW CASTLE Ind May 30 W men died today in the flam ing wreckage of an airplane which fell in a woods west of Springport a town in the northern part of Hen ry county Throughout the TheJI victims were Kenneth Ruth ose states that commemorate t27 tne Pllot 8Kd Hoiner Wolverton 22 a passenger 12 Escape Death 30 those states that commemorate j their heroes on April and public buildings were closed Congress at Work In Washington however although the executive branch observed a holiday both houses of congress re jected talk of a recess in order to carry on the drive for adjournment Hundreds of ceremonies of tri bute parades and the placing of wreaths were arranged throughout the nation The gleaming white marble sep ulcher of the unknown soldier in the national capital marked one focal point of these ceremonies There the blue of the Grand Army of the Re public the gray of the confederacy and the Khaki of the World war mingled Dead Not Forgotten President Roosevelt before leav ing the capital received word from King Leopold III of Belgium that Americas dead lying in that coun try were not forgotten and that flowers would be placed on their graves Contrasting with the solemnity induced by tribute to the dead many Americans celebrated the day in outdoor sports The 500 mile auto mobile speed classic at Indianapolis claimed thousands Flyers Join In Tribute WASHINGTON May 30 Captain Maurice Rossi and Lieut Turn Column 3 BETHEL Conn May 30 Twelve persons narrowly escaped death when a United Air Lines passenger plane enroute from Cleve land to Newark N J lost its way in the heavy fog early today and crashed when making a forced land ing The nine passengers in addition to the pilot copilot and steward ess were treated for their injuries at the Danbury hospital Lorenz Letson of Chicago copi lot was the only one whose condi tion was described as critical Hos pital doctors found him suffering from a fractured left leg severe head lacerations and possibly inter nal injuries VETERANS TAKE PART IN PARADE TO HONOR DEAD Universal Draft Act Is Urged by Hall in Local Address That America has never fought an unprovoked war that all her wars have been for principles and ideals of self government and that she should maintain an adequate de fense as a safeguard for the future was the contention of W Earl Hall managingeditor of the GlobeGa zatte and past state commander of the Legion in a Memorial day ad dress Tuesday There was round denunciation however by the speaker of war as an inexcusably uneconomic and barbaric method of settling interna tional quarrels He expressed a hope that America continue its ef forts to obtain disarmament by concerted action keeping up its na tional defense until such time as the other nations reveal a disposition to join in such a movement Universal Draft Tjrgod Adoption of the universal draft act was urged by Mr Hall as a guarantee against a war based on selfish motives and an assurance of early victory in a righteous war through mobilizing a maximum force in a minimum time Mr Hall was the fourth former state Legion commander from Ma son City to speak at local Memorial day exercises the role having prev iously been taken by Col Hanford MacNider Glenn L Haynes and B A Webster His address was a part of an observance participated in by veterans of three wars auxiliary members and other patriotic bodies who staged a parade through the business section of the city and a program at Elmwood cemetery Three Drum Corps March The parade which was formed at the courthouse and moved north on Washington avenue to Third street and then south on Federal avenue was headed by Capt Conrad F Hel big as marshal of the day and Capt Walter Elliott as chief of staff The municipal band the ClausenWorden post drum and bu gle corps the Senegalese drummers and the junior drum and bugle corps furnished the music At the cemetery the program in cluded invocation by the Rev A W Caul of the First Baptist church Lincolns Gettysburg address by Martin Yoseloff decoration of the graves by details of veteransand Boy Scouts and decoration of the monument to the unknown dead by womens auxiliaries greetings by N G Thome honorary chairman of the Memorial association under whose auspices the exercises were held several musical numbers by the musical hand a song by Edwin Helbig and dismissal by Roy B Johnson chairman of the Memorial association Not Celebrated Calling attention to the fact that Memorial day is the one holiday which is not celebrated but one of Turn to Pftftc 2 Column 1 Tributes to Dead Paid in North Iowa Number of Civil War Vets at Exercises Decreases Tribute to the soldier dead in North Iowa and southern Minnesota was paid Wednesday with marches to the graves memorial services and addresses Programs were held in nearly every community while for many the day afforded a holi day to attend picnics and other vents Noticeable was the diminishing ranks of Civil war veterans or the complete absence of them For the first time since the G A R post at Northwood was organized no Civil war veteran was present At Garner Edwin Haskin 97 only Civil war veteran to that vicinity planned to attend services in the morning and accompany Sheriff E P Hanson to Britt for services at Evergreen cemetery Traditions Carried American Legion posts and auxiliary units sponsored the ex ercises in most communities hav ing accepted the task of carrying on the traditions inaugurated by the G A R Other patriotic socie ties were also participating Solemn strains of anthems and martial tunes from bands were included in the programs At the cemeteries in addition to music and addresses the firing of volleys and the sounding of taps added to the impressiveness of the programs Decoration of graves of course also characterized the day The day found several Mason Cityans in other towns for ad dresses G E Cress was on pro grams at Forest City Thompson and Leland E G Dunn at Shef fild the Rev William Galbreth at Klemme Fred Shaffer at Thornton and Dr W L Dibble at Rake Fans in four cities had the op portunity of witnessing Western league hall games and an auto rac ing program is on tap at Cedar Rap ids Leo Duster Heard Leo J Duster state commander of the American Legion was the Memorial Day speaker at Cedar Rapids At Marshalltown the ser vices centered around the Soldiers home with a parade through the business district and rites at the grave of the unknown soldier Twelve veterans of the Civil war were in the line of march at Water loo where services were held at all four cemeteries and flowers strewn on the Cedar river in memory of the sailors and marines who lost their lives at sea 21 Guns Fire Salute A parade and memorial services were held at Des Moines and flow ers dropped on the river waters Parades and marches to the ceme teries marked the day in Ottumwa Webster City Keokuk Cedar Rap Chile Recovers From Tidal Wave Effects SANTIAGO Chile May 30 Chile was recovering today from the shock of its sixth costly natural catastrophe since Jan 1 A tidal wave yesterday swept the coast around Caronel destroying many homes Two earthquakes a cyclone and two floods this year have brought death and injury to scores and property damage running into millions of dollars Score Get Wounds in Street Fighting WARSAW May 30 score of persons were suffering from bul let wounds today following late night street fighting between com munists and rightist radicals in the workers district Police dispersed the rioters arresting many Nine persons were taken to hospitals ser iously injured POND DECLARES HE HAS DEFINITE PROOF OF CLAIM Traces Trouble Met on Flight With Sabelli Over Atlantic LONDON May 30 George A Pond charged today that the airplane in which he and Lieut Ccsare Sabelli recently flew the At lantic has been maliciously tamp ered with before they left New Yorlt Claiming that he had definite proof Pond traced trouble the fly ers encountered to the alleged sabotage before the takeoff He said he would attempt to fasten the guilt on someone when he returns to New York Evidence ot 3 Types We have evidence of three types of tampering Pond said There were strips of cardboard in the oil tank and a tin fillercap in the oil line The main feed line from the rear of the gas tank was definitely shut off and the water canteens one of which I filled myself were emptied Fortunately foreign articles in i the oil tank line did not prevent oil from getting through though they may have restricted the flow some what Tampering with a gas tank is most serious and could not possibly have happened accidentally Pond and Sabelli were forced down at Moy on the west coast o Ireland May 15 They flew by stages to London after experiencing much difficulty with the motor of the plane the Leonardo Da Vinci Tail Load Heavy The restriction of the flow ot gasoline made the tail load heavy the flyer continued and the result ant decrease in air speed caused the engine to run at an excessive tem perature We first noted the stoppage when we were 100 to 500 miles from Newfoundland Sabelli crawled back and chipped off the tops of two tanks then punched holes into the baffle plate separating them By that time the engine was damaged although the trouble was not fully developed until we were 500 miles irom Ireland ids and Davenport A feature of the services in Dav enport was the firing of a salute of 21 guns from the Davenport levee by members of Battery B BRmSHDRAFT WAR DEBT OFFER Message to U S Believed to Be Attempt to Avoid Default Stigma LONDON May 30 new British war debts proposal will be dispatched to Washington within 22 hours under government plans re viewed finally by the cabinet today Unless the ministers decide a last minute revision is necessary the text was expected to be telegraphed today Neville Chamberlain chancellor of the exchequer plans to outline the war debts situation fully to the house of commons tomorrow Child Is Smothered Official quarters did not reveal CEDAR RAPIDS May 30 i the nature of the note hut it was David Woodforcl 3 months old son believed to be Britains final effort to avoid the stigma of default by Capt George Pond is a native ot Belmond Iowa Disclaim Knowledge NEW YORK May 30 cials of Floyd Bennett field today iisclaimed any knowledge of alleg ed tampering with the transAtlan tic plane of Capt George A Pond and Lieut Cesare Sabelli In London Captain Pond charged that their ship the Leonardi da Vinci had been maliciously tamper fTnm to Pajir 1 Column i PLAY A GAME London received the fascinating Treasure hunt with gay enthusiasm New York Washington and San Francisco are playing it today with lively American innovations It in jolly exciting challenging The treasure hunt is but one of more than 100 modern games and stunts described in Lets Play a Game an unusual 32 page booklet avail able to GlobeGazette readers through our Washington informa tion bureau Fill in coupon below and mail it to our Washington In formation Bureau Inclose 6 cents to cover cost handling and postage Use coupon of Mr and Mrs Ernest Woodford was accidently smothered to death in his crib when he became suffo ated by the bedclothes proposing a conference on the problem with a continuation of i Iiken payments if necessary i Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic J Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose SIX CENTS in coin carefully wrapped for the booklet Lets Play a Game Name Street City HtJitc ;