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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1934, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS CWUfe DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COP ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlXf SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 18 1934 THIS PAPEIl CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 294 Wins Place of His Own Pope Democrat Is Idahos Other Senator DUNN APPOINTED U S ATTORNEY By HERBERT PMJMMER ASH1NGTON Sept 18 Idahos other senator it hap pens at the pres ent to be James Pickney Pope a native of Louis iana is winning a place of his own in the na tional limelight Time was in Washington when most people in referring to Idahos repre sentation in con oress mentioned Borah and let it IntnRooseve landslide of 32 however a tall bald softspoken of fact in the opin ion of some the junior senator from idaho has come very near stealing the show from Borahat least dur ing the summer In Munitions Probe For one thing Pope has kept close to his office most of the time since congress adjourned And that means more than one would think He nas been available to news papermen for comment on all things Where during a session of coneress a firsttermer usually is overiooked for such purposes during times of adjournment anyone m either house or senate who is m irs presence Seres another reason why he has M congress after Tooftato tTe conduct of the mum Sons industry Vice ner appointed Pope as one of the seven senators to do the job He and his colleagues are at the peS Naval Missions Nye has given Pope a real break in charge of that portion of the i important pointsto be developed in thpopfgotybi3 chanee to assume the role of senate rtavs after the hearing opened From now Sntll the investigation is con cluded from all indications hell play an increasingly important part Waterloo Decides to Separate Storm and Sanitary Sewers WATERLOO Sept 18 city councillast nightauthorized start of a program of sep aration of storm and sanitary sew ers Henry L Errichson was ap pointed street by Mayor M J Morgan The duties of that office in addition to those of his own have been handled for the last several years by Guy En nneer N B Barber Charles A West automobile dealer was elect ed second ward councilman to suc ceed E Perry Cowles resigned YOUTH TRAINING WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 2 PERIODS Sweeping Order Issued by II Duces Council of Ministers ROME Sept 18 sory military service for Italians beginning at the age of 8 and con tinuing to the age of 33 was de creed today by the council of min isters in probably the most sweep ing military law ever passed in his tory functions of a cit izen and of a soldier are not divid able in the fascist state the coun cil created the three following categories of compulsory military training 1 a the age of 8 years 2 at the age of 21 years 3 Postmilitary continuing for 10 years after the militarj phase is concluded Will Be Prepared With reference to the youths th council declared that by this de cree boys from the time they are S years old until they are called to arms at 21 will be prepared spir itually physically and militarily By the civil organization of the fascist balilla and by the fascist youth of combat Thuswhen they enter the armed forces they can dedicate themselves exclusively to warlike professional and specialized train ing in arms The youth training is divided into two divisions First 8 to 18 second 18 to 21 The council instituted a liaison body between the armed forces and all organizations which will cooperate in the formation of an armed nation and will place an army corps general at the body s head Mussolini Presides Premier Mussolini presided over the council which announced The purpose of the first stage of compulsory premilitary training is to give boys a passion for military life throughout frequent contacts with the armed forces whose war like glories and traditions will fa reevoked The purpose of the second stage o premilitary training it was an nounced is to perfect the spiritual physical and military training of a young man so as to form a soldie physically and technically preparei as an individual and to prepare th MACHINE GUNS GUARD GEORGIA MILLS ALASKAS NOTED CITY OF GOLD IN ADMITS SLUGC1NC NATIONAL ISSUES TQf ORE IN 10W A Administration Heads for Dictatorship Warns Col Roosevelt DES MOINES Sept 18 warning by Col Theodore Roose velt that the present national ad ministration is building a road whereby tyranny and dictatorship can march into the United States today brought nationa issues to the for in the republican c a m p a i S in Iowa Speaking be fore a republican constitution daj rally here las night the mill tant son of th t w e n t ys i x th president of th FORECAST Torn to Fase 3 Column 6 ASSBBLYVOTES TO ADMIT RUSSIA Litvinoff Addresses League After Delegates Ballot 39 to 3 GENEVA Sept 18 The eague of nations assembly official y voted Russia into membership oday and Maxim Litvinoff Rus ian commissar of foreign affairs old the assembled delegates that Russia was entering the league as a representative of a new social system which would renounce none of its attributes The vote on the admission of Russia was 39 in favor 3 in oppo sition and 7 not voting IOWA Fair in the east in creasing cloudiness in the west portion Slightly warmer in the extreme northwest portion Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy to cloudy show ers in the northwest portion slightly warmer in the east and south portions cloudy probably local showers in east and south portions Wednesday and beginning Tuesday night or Wednesday in northwest cool er Wednesday in westcentral portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figure for 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 69 Minimum in Night At 8 A M Tuesday 50 Rainfall 58 inches Code Authority Plea WASHINGTON Sept 18 NRA today rejected the petition of the silk code authority for a public hearing on the strike in that part of the textile industry and refused its alternative demands for exemp tion from the code Fireman Killed as Train Hits Truck LAWRENCEVILLE 111 Sept 18 ip The fireman was killed and two other persons injured today when the south bound Egyptian flyer of the Big Four railroad crashed into a large transport truck at a grade crossing here The loco motive and three baggage cars were derailed and the truck demolished Theodore Roosevelt United States outspokenly charge that the democratic national ad ministration has violated and is vio lating the constitution and the con cepts of our government The new deal is not new and is not liberal it is old and illiberal he told an enthusiastic audience of I more than 4000 persons from all parts of the state Scrapping Constitution Taking the new deal to pieces Colonel Roosevelt said that we are well on the road to scrapping the constitution and with it our constitu tional liberties adding that what is more the officers of the socalled new deal by their actions show that they have been aware of the fact that they are infringing the spirit of the constitution as much aware of it as you and I are His concluding declaration that when any person or persons begin to tamper with our rights and liber ties as guaranteed us by the con stitution then it is time to stand up and that time is now brought a round of applause and cheers Aware of Monopoly Former Gov Dan W Turner re publican candidate for governor spoke briefly telling the audience that people are just becoming aware that monopoly is being established in all industry except the farm He said the republican party comes to the people with a construe tive program Colonel Roosevelt was introduced by Harrison E Spangler of Cedai Rapids Iowa national committee man with the statement that he was of the Roosevelt family and no a Roosevelt family Spangler de 1 clared the issues before the peopl are far beyond partisan politics they are issues which shall deter mine whether the America as we know it shall be preserved Previous Efforts Failed In his declaration that the new deal is old and illiberal and has failed in the past Colonel Roosevelt borrowed his example from mon archs and dictators of the Ro Strike Helps Business for BomfrMaker Money Impounded by Reich Subsidizes Air Firms WASHINGTON Sept 18 jenate committee was told today that the business of a gas bomb and machine gun making concern had jumped from 5 to 10 per cent dur ing the textile strike John W Young president of the federal laboratories company of Pittsburgh related that individual purchasers must have the approval of their local police or sheriff before they could buy the gas bombs Then if there is a strike in a town and the police happen to be on the side of the industrialists the strikers couldnt get it asked Senator Clark DMo Did you ever sell any to labor organiza tions No but we were never asked to responded Young Price List Shown Other details of German air plane buying had been heard befort the committee turned to this phas of its inquiry Evidence that a United State government price list on war ma terials submitted to the Cuban gov ernment was shown to a represen tative of federal laboratories Inc o that company could underbid the government for a Cuban order in 932 was introduced A report that Germany was using mpounded foreign funds to subsi ize German aircraft manufactur rs was read to the committee A letter written December 41933 y the International Engineering Company Inc to the United Air craft Exports Inc was put into the record It said the American govern ment was subsidizing German man ufacturers to the extent of 20 per cent against nonGerman eompeti ion in all lines Used in Subsidies This fact should he known to American firms as we have recently noted that the foreign funds im pounded in Germany are now used in financing such subsidies it said Did you know that foreign funds impounded in Germany were being used for the purchase of military equipment chairman Nye asked C W Deeds treasurer of United Air craft We had only this report the witness replied Other evidence was presented to show that the state department on Aug 5 1933 took cognizance of sales of airplanes by American man ufacturers to the German govern ment and took steps to warn expor ters that the American government was opposed to such exports OF GOOPS SEEN Nome Counts Two Dead and Damage Set at 2 Millions NOME Alaska Sept 18 Alaskas famous city of gold lay in smokingruins today with two dead and a property loss estimated as high as Faced by a definite food shortage and an early winter Nomes home less citizens pleaded for immediate aid from the states We must have help from outside speedily said Dr Rex M Swartz the citys physicianmayor The federal government Red Cross and American companies jromptly promised to rush aid in in effort to beat the winters ice into the harbor Leap Block to Block Starting from a spark on the roof cf the Golden Gate hotel yesterday flames roared through the wooden town leaping from building to building and then from block to block Efforts of firemen aided by men women and children were futile Federal buildings the Miners and Merchants bank every grocery store and restaurant all of the Police said Dr Edward 1 Norton Chicago den tist and formerfootball coach at Loyola university In Chi cago confessed slugging Mny nnrd Liiwhon Chicago artist shortly before the latter died of a head injury He was charged with manslaughter Associated Press Gives Annual Report of Farmers National Grain Corporation CHICAGO Sept 18 and substantial growth of the coop rative grain marketing movement jn the United States was cited to day by C E Huff president of Farmers National Grain coroora ion in his annual report to stock holders Operations of the corporation for the fiscal year endingJune 30 1934 showed a loss of S66250387 after chargingoff liberal denrecia tion and absorbing a number of nonrecurring losses Mr Huff stated The canital of the corpora tion was unimpaired surplus totaled and re serves During the per iod from July 1 to Aug 31 1934 however the corporation handled bushels of grain in the face of the shortest cereal crop within two generations and made a net profit of more than equal to last years loss As of Aug 31 your corporation had a canital of surplus and undivided profits of 36017 and reserves of such reserves being held to te rea sonably adequate to cover the haz ards against which they were de signed to insure Advocating continued support of the federallyapproved codes cover ing grain exchanges and country elevators Mr Huff asserted they can be of help to the cooperatives if soundly planned and admin istered NRA officials he added have had little conception of the labor problem hi the country elevator in dustry and their approval of a sound hoursandwages plan has been slow Some wholly untenable plans have been presented from Washington but most of them have been aban doned SEND FIRE STORY NOME Alaska Sept 18 George Maynard publisher of the Nugget Nomes daily news paper and Associated Press correspondent and his son Russ Maynard sent the story of the destruction of their city and newspaper while their property burned to the ground today Father and son associated since the younger Maynard re turned to the north from his studies at the University of Washington struggled to rescue parts of their equipment in the burning plant between trips to the signal corps station at the outer edge of the city to send dispatches to the Seattle Asso ciated Press bureau The Maynard family said the plant probably would be rebuilt but they were uncertain when another issue of the paper can be put out one fell before the Anyway Thief Had to Work to Steal Auto EAU CLAIRE Wis Sept 18 IB When Frank Matzkes automobile became stuck in the mud he went for help Returning with a team of horses to extricate the car he found someone already had done it for car was gone There has been no trace of it Turn to Jssc 3 Column I Receive CornHog Checks ANAMOSA Sept 18 hog checks totaling were received here for approximately 1400 farmers Second payment wheat checks totaling were also received hotels but flames Two eskimos were trapped by the flames They burned to death Buildings were dynamited as the blaze raced today toward Front street A number of white persons were injured At the of the few buildings to escape the said several were in a serious condition Most of Food Destroyed Most of the citys food supply was consumed by the dire predicament for a city as isolated as Nome which must import all that it eats Food and material to rebuild the city must be brought in by boat over long rough water journeys from southeastern Alaska or Seattle before ice freezes out all ships six weeks hence Food may also be flown in by airplane from Fairbanks half way across Alaska Dog sled journeys from Fairbanks take months under normal condi tions Hundreds of Nomes summer pop ulation of 1000 were utterly home less In winter time the city has about 1500 residents While some stayed up throughout the night to watch the fire bum itself out the remainder crowded into the one hotel the hospital warehouse along the water front or 420000 IDLE IN TEXTILE STRIKE Leaders Gather to Consider Calling Out Every Cloth Maker in Nation By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 420000 textile work ers were idle from the general strike in the industry Tuesday as unions and employers made deter mined moves to strengthen their positions In Washington national strike leaders gathered to consider a quick extension of the walkout by calling out every cloth maker in the na tion An additional 100000 would be affected Employers opened many mills and made plans for opening more throughout the textile areas National guardsmen stood by to protect property and to guard the right to work Additional units were called out in Georgia where martial law is in effect In Connecticut however quiet was the order of the day and Gov Wilbur Cross ordered the national demobilized In the Carolinas the number of die was decreased by several thous and as mills opened under the pro tection of national guard bayonets In Maine the closing of the Pep perell Mills at Biddeford added 4000 the idle while at the Saco Mills of the York Manufacturing com jany 525 out of the 700 were idle There was virtually no disorder but likewise little lessening of ten sion Turn to Face 3 Column 7 LOCAL LAWYER SUCCEEDS REED WHO QUIT POST Term Dates From Sept 1 When Waterloo Man Resigned The official commission signed by President Franklin D Roose velt appointing E G Dunn United States attorney for the northern district of Iowa was received at he office of the ason City at orney Tuesday ormng Mr Dunn was ot in Mason City hen the com ission arrived s he was ad ressing a coop rativc grain as ociation meeting t H u m b o 1 d t ucsday morning E G The appointment is effective as f Sept 1 at which date Harry M leed Waterloo resigned The se ection of Mr Dunn as successor to Hr Reed has been regarded as al most a certainty not only by his riends here but by individuals high n the councils of the democratic party Made Recommendation Several months ago Senator Louis J Murphy Dubuque made the rec ommendation James A Parley postmaster general was understood to have favored the appointment Mr Dunns first official duty after taking the oath office will be to prepare for the opening of the failterm of the federal court at Ge dar Rapids Sept 25 The appointment of course is made subject to the approval of the senate of the United States The commission which bears the seal of the department of justice the United States as well as the signatures of President Roosevelt and J Crawford Biggs acting at torney general reads as follows Franklin D Roosevelt president of the United States of America to all who shall see these presents greeting Effective Sept 1 Know ye that reposing special trust and confidence in the integ rity ability and learning of Edward G Dunn of Iowa I do appoint him United States attorney northern district of Iowa and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office ac cording to the constitution and laws of the said United States and to have and to hold the said office with all the powers privileges and emoluments to the same of right appertaining unto him the said Ed ward G Dunn until the end of the next session of the senate of the United States and no longer sub ject to the provisions of law In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made pat Torn In race 3 Ciiliunn St Paul Girl Yawns and Then Cant Stop ST PAUL Sept 18 Mary Flandaca 19 years old started to yawn Then she couldnt stop A police squad an ambulance and physicians were called The yawn lasted an hour before physicians ad justed her jaws DEMOBILIZES GUARD HARTFORD Conn Sept 18 ItPt Gov w L Cross today ordered demobilization of Connecticut na tional guard units which had been under arms for use where textile strike disorders occurred or were threatened The order will not be effective until later in the day The first Turn to 3 Column 3i Filling Station at Waterloo Held Up WATERLOO Sept 18 bandit with an automatic pistol last night forced C J Langskov at tendant to open the safe in a Standard Oil filling station and escaped with When a customer pulled into the station while the safe was being opened the bandit told him this is a stickup Get out of the car or beat it The customer beat it New York Begins Trying to Solve Relief Problem NEW YORK Sept 18 Yorkers for 1934 and vYiiiniHnfll Inttprv A NEW MAP Every office needs an uptodate correct map of the United States There is no need to struggle with an old inaccurate torn map Our Washington Information bureau has prepared a five color 21 by 28 inch map on strong heavy stock with complete statistics of area agriculture livestock manufactures water power minerals lumber ami other important data Inclose 10 cents in coin to cover cost and hand ling Use coupon York made a start today toward solving a desperate to keep 1000000 persons from starva tion this winter The board of aldermen met to take action on a program for raising sorely needed relief funds but one which will only partly solve the problem This program provides money by a tax of onetenth of one per centon gross receipts a tax of 15 per cent on federal income taxes municipal lottery Estimates of the yield from the threepoint plan vary from 000 to 539000000 Mayor La Guardia has said the city would need at least for its part in providing for 300100 destitute families during the wintei He wanted to raise the money by a one half of one uer cent business tax but businessmen raised such a protest the board ot aldermen shelved the idea Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Frederic 1 Haskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the map of the United Stales Name City State Mail to Washington D C ;