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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 7, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                a o ti E i i j u c M 1 OF I M I c r NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLI FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 71934 THIS PAPEtt CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 23 STATE OFFICES SWEPT BY DEMOCRATS Biermann and Gwynne North Iowa Congress Choices GILCHRIST WINS OVER MEYERS IN EIGHTH DISTRICT Benson Defeated in 4th and Willf ord Loses in 3rd Virtually complete returns from the state election showed Represen tative Fred Biermann democrat of Decorahand Representative Fred Gilchrist of Laurens had been nam ed to succeed themselves as repre sentatives for the fourth and eighth congressional districts With all pre cincts reported John W Gwynne re publican won by a significant ma jority over his democratic oppon ent the incumbent The fourth district with 243 pre cincts out of 257 reported gave Biermann 45346 and C A Benson of Elkader republican 39614 This gave Biermann a lead of 5732 A scattering vote was counted for Wallace Sumner farmerlabor can didate Third District Completed In the third district Gwynne re ceived a total of 42016 votes with all of the 248 precincts reported Meanwhile A C Willford the dem ocratic incumbent had a total of 35140 Gwynnes majority was 6876 The Iowa congressional delegation renamed at six democratic members f esrin bf Hastings was elected to succeed him self He defeated Charles E Swan son of Council Bluffs 49610 to 47 500 with but 17 precincts missing from 318 in the seventh district Glchrist Holds Lead A steady republican majority was being held by Congressman Fred C Gilchrist of Laurens in the eighth district as all but 78 out of the 318 precincts had reported From 240 precincts Gilchrist garnered 34473 votes to send his democratic oppon ent Joseph J Meyers of Carroll be hind with 31074 C M Church F L of Leland registered 296 votes The count in the eighth district was made more significant by the fact tliat six of the 14 counties in the district were recorded complete with substantial reports to come from only three of the remaining eight Election Is Assured Incomplete totals for those dis tricts where comprehensive returns virtually assure election 192 precincts out of Eicher 32777 Ed R Hicklin R of Wapello 26094 Leo Burke F L of Burlington 24 Second 175 precincts out of 217 Jacobsen 50236 Martin B An delfinger R of Davenport 26648 George Buresh FL of Cedar Rapids 796 Fifth 277 precincts out of Taurston 46482 Ernest H Fabritz Continued on Page 3 All Five Members of Crew of Mail Plane in Forced Landing LAUENSBURG Germany Nov 7 five members of the crew of a mail and freight plane were killed last night when the craft made a forced landing at Grossrakitt 16 miles from here The plane was bound for Berlin out of Koenigsberg Cause of the accident was not determined imme diately FORECAST IOWA Fair Wednesday night anfl Thursday Much colder Wednesday night except in north central portions Colder in extreme south portions Thursday MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thurs day becoming unsettled in northwest portion Thursday somewhat colder Wednesday night except near Duluth IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 6 Minimum in Night 33 At 8 A M Wednesday 37 CONGRESS CHOICES JOHN W GWYNNE ELECTION DOES NOT SETTLE ALL Vast Majority of Voters in Favor of Going Along With Roosevelt By BYRON PRICE WASHINGTON Nov 7 election returns have settled several political questions with emphasis They have left several tentially of far greater significance untouched obvious thingis that the vast majority of the voters are willing to go along with Mr Roosevelt for another two years that the demo cratic party has been lifted to a high throne of prestige and power unoccupied by any previous political regime in America that old line republicanism has failed to its low est estate since the existing two party alignment came into being Have Written History In this sense and to this degree the election returns have written history But beneath the obvious runs a set of implications embody ing much deeper historical possibil ities The margin of democratic con trol is so great the power con ferred by the electorate is so sweep ing that the national destiny itself may depend on what the voters do with their victory That question the election returns do not answer Candidates of almost every con ceivable twist of opinion have been swept into office on the democratic ticket Their collective mental pro cesses range from the inner shrine of conservatism to the borders of sheer radicalism They have come to a new power under the wing of an administration whose policies have appeared to many to swing visibly from left to right from right to left Can It Stay One Can this party which has come so near to taking the place of both old parties in the conduct of the government remain one party un der the tightening strain of these years of constant change If it does remain one party can the dominance of one wing over the other be avoided and which will become the controlling element If it does not remain one party is the longforeseen realignment of Amer ican political groups now in pros pect These questions point directly Continued on Page S OF REPUBLICANS PUT INTO OFFICE Recapture Two Offices Taken by Democrats in 1932 Landslide A complete slate of republicans elected to the county offices of Cerro Gordo county in the general election Tuesday Although the county joined with the remainder of the state in the re election of Gov Clyde L Herring and others on the state ticket re publicans managed to recapture the two countyoffices that went demo cratic in the landslide of 1932 Pluralities ranged from the nar row margin of 195 which was the edge given by the voters to Freder ick B Shaffer against his demo cratic incumbent M L Mason in the race for county attorney to 2000 piled up by S H MacPeak clerk of the district court and Art Harris county auditor each running for re election A Friendly Battle One of the hardest fought fights and probably one of the friendliest was waged for the office of state representative with Herman M Knudson republican defeating his democraticopponent Earl Dean by more than 1100votes re ceivinr6632 vfoiJOeanand 323 for Ben JBerding fannerla bor nominee I The county attorney election was in doubt almostuntil the last pre cinctcame in atdawn Wednesday morning The final unofficial vote showed Shaffer with atotal of 6432 to 6237 for Mason In the auditor race voters gave Harris 7226 to 5209 for Albert Grubb democratic nominee Elected Treasurer Miss Joy Ridgeway was elected treasurer by a vote of 7105 to 5628 for her democratic opponent Alice Richardson Phillips and 223 for Mrs Luant McDaniel Wood farmerlabo nominee J M Robertson serving his first term as sheriff had a plurality of well over 1600 receiving 7268 to 5602 for Tim Phalen democrat Clerk MacPeaks total was 7128 to 5064 for J Leonard Kline the democratic nominee Nelle Huntley was reelected county recorder receiving a vote of 7158 compared with 5384 for Mayme Foley democrat and Clara Sweet farmerlabor Dr J E McDonald of Mason City was reelected county coroner defeating Dr C E Wright demo crat by a vote of 6508 to 5511 Chosen Supervisors Both the republican nominees for county supervisor were likewise elected C R Patton in the first and Harry Sondergaard Thornton in the third Sondergaard will succeed W D Gibson Rockwell who was on the independent of the ballot this fall following a defeat at the primary election Gibson piled a large vote but his Thornton opponent won easily the vote being Sondergaard 991 Gibson 818 J S McCauley dem ocrat 454 and Herman Ripper farmerlabor candidate 32 The vote in the first district was Patton 4197 J E Van Note dem ocrat 3616 and Fred Dean farmer labor nominee 135 Given Indorsement Fred Bierman democrat given a vote of 6159 compared with 5990 for C A Benson in Cerro Gordo countys vote on the repre sentative in congress vote Wallace Sumner Mason City farmerlabor candidate was given 355 votes Governor Herring received a plur ality of more than 500 in the coun ty the vote baiug Herring 6512 Dan W Turner republican 5961 and Wallace M Short farmer i labor 721 Turner Led in 1932 In the 1932 election Turner car ried Cerro Gordo county by a margin of 238 votes receiving 7 727 to 7489 for Herring In Mason City his margin was 320 Turner receiving 4673 to 4353 for Herring In the outlying precincts the two were neck and neck the Turner margin in the entire county being concentrated in the eight Mason City precincts The vote on other state offices in the county was as follows For lieutenant j G Kraschel democrat 6159 J Continued on Page 3 Man Held as Kidnaper of June Robles Charged With Send ing Extortion Let ters in Mails WASHINGTON Nov 7 department of justice today an nounced that its agents had taken into custody Oscar H Robson upon authorization of the U S attorney of Phoenix Ariz as the kidnaper of 6 year old June Ro bles The department said that a fed eral complaint is being filed charg ing Robson with the sending of ex tortion letters through the United States mails Robson a 31 year old resident of Tucson Ariz was identified by the various handwriting experts who declared that the handwriting in the extortion letters which called for payment of was his Boy Delivers Note For several years he has been connected with a dance hall in Tuc son The Robles child was kidnaped by an unidentified man about 3 p ni April 25 while she was going home from school Later the same afternoon a small Mexican boy gave her father a written demand for the in five ten and twenty dollar bills The boy said he had been given 25 cents by a man he did not know to deliver it The initial ransom demand was roughly printedjin lead ingvthe and con tained specific directions for deliv ery of the money No Further News No further word was heard from the kidnapers until April 29 when a second letter was dispatched from Tucson to the girls father repeat ing the demand Robles then addressed through the newspapers a request to the kid napers that they submit proof his child was still living Robles ex pressed willingness to comply with all their demands Early in the morning of May 6 the third note similarly signed XYZ reached the uncle of the kidnaped child This note said the child was in good health and again demanded delivery of the money On the afternoon of May 14 June was found by her uncle and her fa thers attorney and returned alive to her home SOORS RENAMED IN FLOYD COUNTY Frapkiin Dunn Democrat Is Defeated in Race for Representative CHARLES CITY Nov countys 12 precincts out of 16 re ported Laun no op position 4482 Rex Curtis R 4476 Eleanor Yenerich D 1632 F Atherton R 3979 H B Smith D 1850 P A Saddler IND 417 Slinger R 3715 Wallace Smith D 2247 Mitchell R 3987 Duward Lindaman D 2053 County Grothe R 3869 A C Campbell D 2 170 Coroner Charles Snyder R 3747 Dr C H Cords D 2152 State representative Roy Sours R 3408 361 Franklin Dunn D 2 Evidently a Loud Convenience Paris evening paper daily shovvs a 100foothigh illumin ated movingandtalking pic ture of its front page legible as far as you can see and aud ible as at distance of six blocks Paper claims this aids the citi zens wealth and health and slipped excuse it please Bet ter and less costly way is just to print a live classified want ad section like the GlobeGa zette This ad proved it by bringing new tenants FOR furnished light housekeeping rooms 8 month 321 Second St S W G 0 P HOPEFUL OF SLIGHT EDGE IN IOWA HOUSE First Results Give 35 Republicans Seats 34 Democrats Possibility that the republican party may capture the lower house of the state legislature despite the democratic landslide for state of fices was seen Wednesday as tabula tions in tne GlobeGazette office showed 35 republicans elected to the lower house and 34 democrats with 36 counties still to report their choice Democratic control of the upper house which after the last election remained with the republicans was almost certain when of the first 9 senatorial contests to be decided the democrats captured 4 to add to the 18 democratic holdover senators making 22 of the 26 needed for con trol They must win 4 more seats of the 13 remaining contests Relationship Noted Analysis of the voting tabulations in thfi counties Where the state rep resentative choice has been made reveals a rather clear relationship between the winner of the guberna torial contest and the winner of the assembly seat In cases where Tur ner won for example the legisa ture choice was likely to be a re publican but the reverse was not of CerroGordo county With this in mind the 36 counties in which no choice of legislative representative is indicated as vet present an interesting study In 16 of the 36 missing counties Herring was definitely victor or had a com manding lead 11 of them leaned toward Turner and 8 were too close to favor either Bound to Be Close If the trend here indicated carried through the lower house democratic total members would boosted to aneven 50 and the re publican list would be increased to 46 with 8 seats in doubt Fifty three members constitute a major ity of the house which means that the republicans would have to win 7 of the 8 doubtful counties Therein lies the republican hope for dominating legislation in the lower house of the next general as semfcly This appears at first blush to be an unlikely eventuality and yet in numerous counties as in Cerro Gordo there was a sweeping repub lican victory for local office even though Herring was a winner over his republican opponent STATE LEGISLATURE S Love republican Hanson re publican Audubon Thomas Rutherford Jr republican D Moore democrat Black E Cunby demo crat Arch W McFarlane X re publican H Sorg democrat L Thompson democrat Buena JJohnson democrat Colfax republican H Baumhover demo crat Foster X demo crat Cerro M Knud son republican Clay A H Avery X republican Fuelling X demo crat Peaco X demo crat J H Thiessen democrat J Dressen X democrat E Goode X re publican Osborn X democrat J Gaughon demo crat A Yaeger demo crat J Maniece X demo crat L Scott repub lican J Sours X demo crat J McNie re publican E Daniels republican M Ove repub lican W Groves democrat L McKinnon X Continued on Vago a MRS BALL AVOIDS CHALLENGE When the absentee ballot of Mrs Anna KnnspviUt Dull daugh ter of the president not received nt Hyde 1arh N Y it assumed she chose that means of avoiding i challenge ot her vote by Mrs Natalie Couch republican candidate for representative at large who declared she would oppose Mrs Dallsballot on nonrosidcncc grounds because Mrs Dal established residence in Nevada to obtain a divorce Associated Press Photos Democrats to RuleSenate I hfHyi rffmfyf Sure of 66 Seats as Republicans Clinch Only Four HERRINGS LEAD OVER OPPONENT EXCEEDS 60000 Kraschel Heads Rest of Democratic Ticket to Victory DES MOINES Nov 7 ing Iowas biennial state election in to a new deal pledge day democrats captured the governorship and made a clean sweep of state offices With only 335 scattered precincts yet to report out of the states 2452 democratic Gov Clyde L Herrings ead over Dan W Turner republi can nominee in yesterdays election stood at 61699 votes The tabulation at that point in cluded complete returns from 43 counties and gave Herring 401655 o 339956 for Turner while Wallace M Short farmerlabor nominee had 18995 Over 50 Per cent Herrings vote represented 528 r cent of the total cast for the three candidates Turner had polled 447 per cent and Short 25 per cent Tlie total vote for the three can didates had mounted to 760606 Democratic nominees for state of fices below governor kept pace with their leader as the count continued also increasing the leads which they leld in the early returns The demcoratic sweep also headed into positions on the state supreme court bench four democratic nomi nees for justice to leave the repub licans lone member of the states high court Judge E G Albert inT stead of the previoui division ot five For the first time since the re publican party was organized jut before the Civil war the democrats today obtained more than a two thirds majority of the senate Selection of democrats in Nebras ka in Tuesdays elections gave the party more than the two thirds In addition Joseph F Guffcy democratic candidate for the senate from Pennsylvania against the re publican stalwart David A Reed gained a lead of more than 100000 Democrats claimed he was in Only Four Republicans Only four republicans had been definitely elected in the democratic landslide They were in California Delaware Vermont and Michigan Maine elected a republican last Sep tember That gives the G O P 23 senate seats Twentythree democratic senators were chosen eight of them captur ing republican seats Republicans that fell before the onslaught were in Connecticut Indiana Maryland Missouri New Jersey Ohio Rhode Island and West Virginia Both Robert M LaFollette pro gressive candidate for reelection to the senate and his brother Phil running on the same ticket for gov ernor were victorious Demos Elect 234 In the contests for representa tives the democrats had elected 234 and the republicans 70 a democrat ic majority of 218 West Virginia and Florida voted for prohibition repeal by big ma jorities while Kansas voted to re tain her dry law Repealists led in Idaho Nebraska South Dakota and Wyoming Still militant despite his decisive defeat for the California governor ship Upton Sinclair hinted of plans to seek the recall of the victorious republican Merriam He spoke enig matically too of going ahead to enforce the end poverty program regardless of the setback Although Moore took the New Jersey senatorship for the demo crats with a minimum of difficulty the republican Hoffman led Demo crat Dill for the governorship If present trends continue 39 of the nations governorships will be dem ocratic seven republican one farm erlabor and one progressive REED TRAILS DEMO WASHINGTON Nov 7 New Deal sweep that apparently carried away even that solid rock of republicanism Reed of Pennsyl vania gave to Franklin D Roose velt and his party today a victory unprecedented in the history of offyear elections Far from losing ground as a par ty usually does two years after a presidential landslide the jubilant Continued on Page 5 REPEALLEADS IN SIX STATES Traditionally Dry Kansas Is Only One of Seven to Keep Prohibition By ASSOCIATED PRESS Prohibition repeal was running ahead Wednesday in six of the sev en states that balloted on propos als to legalize liquor Traditionally dry Kansas was the only one on the face of partial re Lurns to resist the wet wave Five of the six states where wets lad commanding Vir ginia Florida Idaho Nebraska and South upon amendments to their constitutions Wyoming was taking a referendum which starts the machinery for ul imate legalization Twentyeight states now permit the sale of liquor under various systems of control Two more Maine and South Carolina have taken preliminary steps in this di in her September election and the southern state in her primary Heres how the wetdry balloting stood on incomplete returns in the seven newly voting states State For Repeal West Virginia 151452 Florida 15437 Idaho 6192 Nebraska 130212 South 1500 Wyoming 4753 1774 Kansas 116287 154215 Against 110646 6292 4882 84980 Democrats Win Three Out of Seven Seats in G 0 P Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA Nov 7 The citys solid republican congres sional delegation was shattered today for the first time in 22 years with democrats winning three of the seven seats The successful democratic can didates were J Bunwood Daly 4lh district Frank J G Dorsey 5th and Michael J Stack 6th George Darrow George W Ed monds and James J Connolly in cumbent republicans were de feated Miss Miss AgnesSamuelson state su perintendent of public instruction was returned to her office for a third four year term the only repub lican to occupy an elective state of fice Without democratic opposition due to the withdrawal of Patrick Kehoe the democratic nominee she had the indorsement of both the major parties The latest tabulation Lieutenant governor 1465 pre Kraschel 267824 Patter son 222674 Secretary of state 1443 pre Miller 266887 Greenwalt 223326 Auditor 1456 Storms 254239 Hanson 217912 Treasurer 1464 Weg man 254056 Williams 219441 Attorney general 1432 pre cincts OConnor 252744 Nagel stad 213468 Secretary of agriculture 1403 Murray 248229 Nelson 208760 Railroad commissioner 1307 pre Dunlap 218913 Huff man 215272 Martin R 191 237 Woodruff 196883 Supreme court 1144 Hamilton 191672 Parsons 191750 Richards 189494 Powers D 183320 Evans 170 365 Kindig 168550 Stevens 169116 Claussen 165055 FarmLabor Trails In the voting the farmerlabor party trailed a very poor third re Continued on Page S Donft Neglect Feet Gloria Swanson of Films Gets Divorce LOS ANGELES Nov 7 TV Gloria Swanson of the films today was granted an interlocutory dcj crce of divorce from her fourth husbnnd Michael Farmer Irish sportsman Feet are in many respects the most important parts of the hu man body Neglect them and you will have to pay the an extremely senous penalty The booklet Care at the Feet gives explicit instructions on the proper care and treatment of the feet in cluding expert advice on the sel ection and fitting of shoes and hose Foot ills can be avoided ar rested or cured and the numerous troubles that result from bad feet can be prevented by studying and following the suggestions contained in this booklet Send 10 cents in coin today for your copy a small investment that will bring you large returns The Mason City GlobeGazette Information bureau Frederic I Haskin director Washington U C I enclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped i for the booklet Care of the Feet 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