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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 5, 1934, Mason City, Iowa IP i LON E R IS MEM t s i 1 t T OF I r tin I r i i NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 1934 THIS PAPER CONSISTS or TWO SECTIONI SECTION ONE NO 309 w CARDS LEAD 40 AT END OF SEVENTH At Least 22 Slain as Civil War Rages in Spain EXTREMISTS GET CONTROL OF SIX VILLAGES CITIES Anarchists Socialists Communists Seize Arms Factory By BEX SMITH Copyright 1934 by The Associated Press MADRID Oct 5 least 22 persons were killed and more then 100 wounded as virtual civil war between extremists and govern ment forces threw Spain into bloody turmoil today Six villages and cities including the important firearms manufactur ing town of Eibar were captured by the extremists who compacted into their forces anarchists communists and socialists All six of the locali ties were recaptured in gun battles by soldiers police and Spains fa mous civil Texas rang ers of this republic Some had been killed in Madrid the capital of the nation but the worst fightingwas occurring in the generality of Catalonia where various villages were reported un der the domination of anarchists communists and socialists Red Flags Wave Red flags waved from some of the city halls Radicals reported assem bling in the mountains of Asturias fighting equipment from feicbes already established theife by their leaders The capture of Eibar was re garded as a feat which might add vastly to the fighting equipment of the extremists Government airplanes massed in a squadron flew over Eibar and two regiments of mountain troops as well as assault guard companies from San Sebastian and Vitoria were sent to the rescue of the city Eibars communications were cut at noon Pistols to Cannon The whole city including most of its inhabitants is devoted almost entirely to the manufacture of arms for the national army There everything from pistols to small cannon are built Three civil guards one assault guard and one extremist were re ported killed in Asturias during several gunfire clashes Several ex tremists were critically injured when strikers assaulted a civil guard detachment near the Sel guera mines The extremists were repulsed and the authorities rushed reinforcements for the guards It was reported that the attack ers wore red socialist armbands and used army types of guns Send Plane Squadron The government dispatched an airplane squadron to Asturia which is considered one of the extremists strongholds following the recent discovery of an armed plot there The airplanes were to be used not only for reconnaisance but for at tack on extremist gatherings In two small towns In Catalonia the red flag of communism was raised but both places were cap tured by an assault by the civil guards and the extremists fled At Sallen several were wounded as the guards expelled extremists An unconfirmed report in Madrid that Gen Francisco Franco was holding an airplane in readiness for immediate departure to Catalonia should the situation there grow worse Several Are Wounded As the guards changed shift at the national palace extremists at to pafre 2 column I FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday cooler in northwest portion Friday night and in west and north Satur day MINNESOTA Tartly cloudy showers in northeast cooler in east and south portions Friday night Saturday generally fair cooler in east and south por tions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 71 Minimum in Night 48 At 8 A M Friday 39 AT INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT GILMORE Former university presidents prominent alumni slate officials attended the inauguration ceremony Thursday morning at which Eugene A Gilmore was inducted as the 15th president of the University of Iowa Above in the group gathered at Old Capitol to congratulate President Giimore are left to right Chancellor John G Bowman of the University of rittslnirsh a former president of S U I President Gil more Dr Waller A Jessiip presidentemeritus of the university and head of the Carncgla Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Gov Clyde L Herring George T Baker president of the state board of education and former Goy Frank O Xowden of Illinois IowaDally Press BURGLARS BREAK IN LOCAL STORE Worth of Merchandise Taken From Ray Seney Jewelry Store Following close on a series of three kickins the previous night in which nothing of great value was taken from stores in the business district the Ray Seney jewelry store 9 East State street was broken into early Friday morning and robbed of nearly worth of merchandise Glass in the front door was brok en in a similar manner to the other jobs and entrance eras gained to the store through the opening in the glass Early Morning Job According to police the job must have been done between oclock in the morning and oclock when the broken door was discov ered by Officer John E OKeefe Officer Gerald Riffle reported that the door was intact when he tried it at oclock in the morning Cleaning the window and one of the showcases the thief gathered the articles that brought the total value of robbery to the figure in a short time Kings Watches Taken It was estimated by Pay Seney proprietor of the store that about 35 rings many of them set with diamonds were taken at a value nearly From 12 to 15 wrist watches were also taken with a value of about About S30 worth of fountain pens and worth of bracelets were also taken Nearly worth of pennies and 50 cents in stamps were taken from the cash register and several mis cellaneous articles were taken The vault was not tampered with Prints Obtained Ray Oulman superintendent of records at the Mason City police station obtained several finger prints from the broken door and show case glass One of the prints had the appearance of a womans hand At approximately the time Offi cer Riffle was trying the door to the store a crash was heard by neighbors at the rear of the Kar melKorn store at 210 North Feder al avenue Officers were investigat ing this at the time the kickin was accomplished on East State street it is believed Nothing was reported stolen at the KarmelKorn store where the glass had been broken at the rear of the store More Votes Give Backing for Control Count on CornHog Plan Now 13211 to 5070 Official returns from the Iowa cornhog referendum Friday gave 13211 for and 5070 against con tinuation of the cornhog program in 1935 the Associated Press re ported The returns were computed from 303 townships in about 45 counties of the state They were sent in to the cornhog headquarters at Des Moines by county allotment chair men and represent the official tab ulations Farmers voted 8316 for and 8 236 against adoption of a one con tract a farm program on grain and livestock in 1936This represented a slight increase in favor of the grainand livestock program over Thursday returns Percentage Drops Slightly The percentage of farmers fav oring another cornhog program next year dropped slightly in Fri days returns as compared with those of Thursday when the vote was running three to one for con tinuation Totals represented the votes or contract signers under this years program Nonsigners in Mondays tabula tion were shown to have voted 812 against and 438 for continuation of the cornhog plan in 1935 or near ly to one against This was about the same percentage as on Thursday Favored in Strike Area On the grain and livestock ad justment program in 1936 the non signers votes gave 750 noes and 242 years Returns from nine townships in Plymouth county in the farm strike area of two years ago showed 236 farmers favoring and 101 opposing another cornhog program I On the livestock and grain pro jgram for 1936 the signers voted 164 for and 128 against Non signers cast 25 votes for and 10 j Turn to pull5 rnlimin 4 LETTERS REFUTE ALIBI IS CLAIM New Jersey Grand Jury to Convene Monday Study Hauptmann Case NEW YORK Oct 5 sion by Bronx county authorities of 33 letters written in German which Dr Samuel Lubliner interpreter for the Bronx supreme court declared refute alibi dates and places given by Bruno Richard Hauptman ws disclosed today One of the letters written by Fritz Hauptmann brother of the prisoner and a tailor in Dresden Germany was addressed to Max Halleck a Seventh avenue furrier and asked whether the late Isador Fisch who died in Germany last March had any assets The prisoner has maintained that Fisch gave him a package which three weeks before his arrest he discovered contained the money which authorities later found was part of the Lindbergh ransom pay ment The contents of the letters were not disclosed Dist Atty Samuel J Foley said today that should New Jersey ask additional time for a grand jury to consider kidnaping or murder charges or both against Haupt mann he would ask the Bronx county court to adjourn the extor tion case here Grand Jury tn Convene TRENTON N J Oct 5 C Atty Gen David T Wientz an nounced today the Hunterdon county grand jury will be convened Monday to consider whether to in dict Bruno Richard Hauptmann in the Lindbergh kidnapmurder case Iowa Judging Team Wins WATERLOO Oct 5 4H club dairy cattle judging team won first place over teams repre senting 12 other states in the inter state contest held in conjunction with the dairy cattle congress here Laughlin Trial for Swindling Remores Will Begin Oct 15 FORT DODGE Oct 5 James H Laughlin accused of fleecing Mr and Mrs H H Remore of Clear Lake of S6700 here last April will go on trial Oct IS in the Webster rnunty district court it was announced Livestock Trucking Rates to Be Studied DES MOINES Oct 5 stock trucking rates between points in 18 Iowa counties and the Sioux City stockyards will be discussed at a hearing at Sioux City Oct 22 the Iowa railroad commission announ ced Iowa Man Who Would Have Been 102 Years Old This Month Dies WELLSBURG Oct 5 kent D Riekens who would have been 102 years old Oct 17 died at his home here Thursday Death was due to the infirmities of old age Believed to have been the oldest resident of central Iowa Riekens was born in Vollencrsehn Germany and came to America in 1866 He settled at Forrcston Til hut moved tn Bremcr county in ISfiS and after operating farms there lor LOCAL JOBBERS PAY GOOD WILL VISIT TO OSAGE Entertain Customers of Mitchell County at Dinner Program Mason City jobbers and manu facturers entertained their custom ers of Mitchell county at a dinner program in the Sacred Heart church of Osage Thursday evening Four hundred persons were in attendance including 60 from Ma son City the remainder coming from Osage St Ansgar Stacyville Otranto Toeterville Mclntire Rice ville Orchard New Haven Little Cedar Meroa Mitchell Carpenter and Brownsville The main address at the dinner was by the Rev W B Milne of Clear Lake who advocated a finer feeling of fellowship among the people of the community Is Fundamental Thing The best way to get to like a man is to get acquainted with him he said You cant like a man you dont know Getting acquainted is the fundamental thing in human nature Retailers are the men who create business You must under stand your community for you are the key men of the whole business Unless there is a spirit of good will between you and your commun ity business will lag LThere used to be a sort of a line or a wall between the man on the farm and the man in the city or at least many thought there was But if there ever was one it doesnt exist anymore The farmer holds his head as high as anyone because it is recognized he is one of the key men of the nation He Told Stories The Clear Lake minister advocat ed that there be a new deal within the new deal a new spirit of friendship which he said is the biggest thing in the world The address included a score of stories which kept the huge audi ence in the spacious dining room in an uproar of laughter The Scotch the Irish Yankees Swedes Jews Carl Parker and little Johnnie all had their turn in the bubbling hu mor of the Clear Lake philosopher preacher He told the Mitchell county folks it wasnt necessary to send away for things they could huy at home but added that somehow distance lends enchantment I imagine the nice ladies of Osage like to go to Waterloo when they want to buy something nice to wear he said And the nice ladies of Waterloo when they want some thing exceptional come to Mason City The nice ladies of Mason City they come to Clear Lake The nice ladies of Clear Lake go to Chicago The nice ladies of Chicago go to New York and the nice ladies of New York go to Paris and you peo ple know where the nice ladies of Paris go dont you Home Boy Made Good Not all the humor of the occasion came from the Clear Lake minister however Herman M Knudson in troduced as the former Mitchell county boy who had made good in Mason City in posies politics and printing almost ran away with the show with his stories and ob servations Lester Milligan secretary of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce who introduced the Mason City con tingent also got enthusiastic ap plause Representatives of the following firms were present from Mason Turn tn 2 column It Woman Barred From Home Kills Herself COUNCIL BLUFFS Oct 5 A 33 year old mother of four chil dren whose estranged husband re fused to let her return home shot and killed herself in Bayless park in the heart of downtown Council Bluffs lowan Found Dead on Railroad Track MILWAUKEE Wis Oct S A man identified by a letter as O Harrison of Burlington Iowa was found dead on a railroad track here today He had been struck by n train GARY GRANT BLAMES HIS HEAVY DRINKING UPON DESPONDENCY HOLLYWOOD Cal Oct 5 JPI Grant movie actor whose domestic difficulties with Vir ginia Cherrill actress were made public a few days ago was treat ed for alcoholism early today by emergency doctors who had re sponded to a call that he had been poisoned When receiving hospital phy sicians arrived they said he told them had taken a tablet of poison A phial of poison tablets was found on a table nearby After his stomach had been pumped sheriff deputies found that the phial of tablets had not been opened and the actor told the officers that he had been drinking heavily because he had been despondent Miss Cherrill rushed to his apartment but when she found that he had not been poisoned she turned on her heel saying you want me you know where to reach me and she went hack to her mother EDWARDS CASE DEFENSE RESTS Character Witnesses Heard in Trial of Youth for Murdering Girl WILKESBARRE Pa Oct 5 IJPi defense in the trial of Robert Allen Edwards rested Abruptly at noon today after calling a proces sion of character witnesses and the mother and father of the young mine surveyor who is charged with the murder of Freda McKechnie his neighborhood sweetheart The state closed its rebuttal a few minutes later after calling one rebuttal witness County Detective Richard Powell who testified Ed wards asked to be returned to the state police barracks from the county jail Gives Quiet Answers Almost until midnight last night Edwards withstood the thundering attack of District Attorney Thomas M Lewis who seeks to send him to the electric chair The youthful coal surveyor met the shouted questions with quiet answers Id have told the truth if I had killed Freda That was Edwards plea near the of the hours of gruelling cross examination Admits Striking Girl Edwards admitted that he struck the prospective mother with a blackjack in the lightning the night of July 30 while they were bathing at Harveys Lake but he insisted Freda was dead when I hit her Face pale eyes bloodshot the coal town dude slumped over in the witness chair as he parried the states attorneys thrusts in retrac ing the story of the girls death Edwards protested that she fell while clambering into a boat and fearing he would be blamed he struck the girl with the blackjack to make it appear an accident PAUL DEAN HURLS HIS WAY OUT OF SOME BAD HOLES Tommy Bridges Starts for Tigers but Gives Way to Hogsett After Cards Score Two Runs in Fifth Tigers Cardinals ElgID SPORTSMANS PARK ST The Cardinals went info the eighth inning oC the third game of the worlds series today with 40 lead over the Detroit Tigers Paul Dean on the mound for St Louis had been in several tight spots filling the bases with one or twn out but pitched his way out of every hole Tommy Bridges started for the Tigers but gave way to Elon Hogsett in the fifth when the Cardinals scored two runs LaborHears Miss Perkins in Peace Plea Labor Secretary Asks Use of Mediation in Disputes SAN FRANCISCO Oct 5 A plea for Industrial peace through arbitration was voiced at the American Federation of Labor con vention today by M i s Frances Perkins secre tary of labor Making plain that the govern ment would not coerce either side in a capitalla bor dispute she asked for volun tary use of the m e diation ma chin e ry the FrancisPerkins Roosevelt admin istration has set up While t h e government she said in an ad dress for does vent prepared delivery not pre employers from closing down their industries it would be a forward looking step to utilize impartial Baby Girl Born 10 Minutes After Death of Mother Healthy OAKLAND Cal Oct S baby girl brought into the world by a quick acting surgeon ten minutes after her mothers death was re ported healthy and gaining weight at a hospital here today The infant named Ellen Marie Lewis after her dead mother was delivered by Dr Robert J Mclvor The 35 year old wife of David Lewis died from a brain hemorr hage after the husband brought bet to the hospital Without waiting to have the dead woman taken to the surgery Dr Mclvor performed the postmortem operation At first ap parently lifeless the baby revived after 20 minutes of artificial respir ation To Act on 319 Pleas for Old Age Pensions DES MOINES Oct 5 state old age assistance commission will act this week on 319 applica tions for old age pensions it was announced by the commission The applications have been approved by investigators in the 23 counties i where they originated where differences arise the services of the agencies set up as constituted groups for the purpose of keeping industrial peace for the benefit of employers and labor and in the pub lic interest On Policy Board The woman cabinet officer who is also a member of the recovery policy board did not mention Presi dent Roosevelts proposal for a truce to halt strife between workers and employers but her speech left no doubt that she is striving toward that end Discussing section 7A of the re covery act which gives workers the right to choose representatives for collective bargaining without coer cion she said Now the words collective bar gaining it is fair enough to as sume presuppose some kind of or ganization of employes The differ ent interpretations put upon the words free from interference and corecion of employers as organiza tions are set up have brought re lations between employers and em ployes to a transitional stage Dis putes are inevitable as necessary readjustments are being made Mnchincry Set Up But now the government has established boards to make judicial findings of fact and to arbitrate if both parties to a dispute agree and to maintain continuously a machin ery for effective industrial relations in cases where the principal parlies cannot quickly and peacefully agree It seems fitting proper and rea sonable that this system should be given every trial As in several utterances by admin istration spokesmen she assured business that it has the right to a fair profit She also spoke of a need for increased wages and shorter hours as profits become better Must Incieflse Wages As profits increase she said employers are bound to recognize fTurn ti column m FIRST INWNfi Tigers White one in side Ball two low Strike one called Strike two called White lifted a high foul fly that Medwick speared with his gloved hand mak ing a sensational catch just in front of the boxes off leftfield Cochrane one inside Cochrane hit the dirt Ball two outside Strike one called Foul strike two into the upper stands behind the plate Ball three outside Cochrane fanned swinging at a fast curve Gehringer one wide Strike one called Foul strike two into the lower boxes off third out side Gehringer dropped a Texai league single In left center Green berg one swinging Greenberg fouled to Delancey mid way down the first base line iVo runs one hit no errors one left Cardinals Martin one called Foul strike two into the upper boxes off third base Martin hit against the screen in right field for a triple Pepper slid head first into third Rothrock smashed a long fly to White and Martin scored standing up There was not even an attempt for a play at the plate Frisch sin gled sharply to right The Tigers went into a conference with Bridges in the box but Cochrane decided to keep Tommy on the job Medwick one low Ball two low Ball three wide Strike one called Strike two swinging Bridges tossed to first Medwick fanned and Frisch was thrown out to steal Cochrane tn Gehr One run two hits no errors none left During the inningHogsett sent to the bull pen to warm up as a possible replacement for Bridges SECOND INNING Tigers Goslin one Strike one swinging Strike two swinging Dean was keeping the ball low and his curve was break ing sharply Ball two outside Foul against the screen Goslin bounced a hit over Friscos head and ran to second as the ball got past Roth rock It was a single and an error by Rothrock Rogell one called Rogell filed to Medwick Goslin holding second Owen Owen was hit in the back hv a trying inger Right Way to Write It is just as easy to commit a breach of good form in your corres pondence as to violate unwittingly rules of etiquet Guard against this by sending for a copy of this book let available to 7eaders of this newspaper through its Washington 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