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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1BJ SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 15 1936 THIS PAPEK CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 163 Turn Right Conservatives Begin to Think He May if ReElected By CHARLES P STEWART Bv CHARLES P STEWART HORNER KNOX WIN IN ILLINOIS Raskob duPont Aided AntiNew Dealers terra He entered on it with the ad mission that he probably would have to undertake a considerable number of experi ments and weve had them Next it would seem that having learned by experience his aim will be to put permanency into the new deal Besides if reelected he presum ably will not count on being rere elected and consequently will be freer to work for what he sincerely thinks best than during his initial white house tenancy In other ASHINGTON ing for the sake o f argument that President Roosevelt will be reelected next November one hears a deal of wondering as to what his second terms policies j will be like H i s current one is what may be described as j ry r T T 1 a n emergency TlctUrCS Of first Lady GAVE MONEY TO 5 Babies Born to Rumanian Gypsy Claim OF DEMOCRATS With 2 Negro Escorts Circulated WASHINGTON Testimony that John J Raskob and Pierre S du Pont helped finance an antinew deal convention of southern demo crats shared capital attention Wed nesday with a presidential hint of further efforts in behalf of two con troverted work relief projects A contribution of by the former national democratic chair man and his industrialist friend was words politicians take it for grant ed that being human he has been listed to senate lobby investigators by Vance Muse general manager of the Southern Committee to Uphold more or Jess influenced thus far by considerations of his personal 1936 chances but that once reelected he will feel at liberty to proceed as he sees fit Go to Right Perhaps it is altogether a wrong guess but there is an unmistakable idea among conservatives that he will turn their way given four more years in the executive mansion I cannot ascertain that it is any thing more than a Nevertheless I have talked with not a few legislator1 and others in pretty close touch such centers as Wall street and there is general agreement among them that the fi nancial district thinks more favor ably of F than it did Maybe that is natural business un doubtedly having improved and business sentiment in improving times always being against rock ing the Not that I thin business regards the present president as a safe pilot for a long cruise but it seems will ing to run risks with him for an other four years for the sake of profit in the meantime Labor ProF D R Labor however has not benefited appreciably by the bulge in business Employment has increased only a little and wages have advanced scarcely any Yet curiously the organized workers appear to be as proRoose veltian as ever The American Fed eration of Labor while it does not take political sides at least is not antiRoosevelUan John L Lewis lineup led by the American Mine Workers is militantly proRoose veltiar And the Lewis organization will cast millions of votes Briefly I think that business is in BUCHAREST Rumania ficially unverified reports that quin tuplets had been born to a gypsy on a farm near Hodos in the Bjhor district of Transylvania were re ceived here Wednesday A newspaper reporter vouched for the circumstances He said the boys and three born to Mrs Maria Ljnguraru 25 shortly after she had gone to work in a field No Doctor There There was no doctor available and the womans husband Alexander Ljnguraru assisted in the delivery The mother was said to be recov ering The five children were described as living but born two months pre maturely extremely small and with abnormal features Superstitious villagers became ex cited at the birth the reports from Hodos said and took the mother and her babies to Oradea the near est larger center the Constitution which collaborated in the convention held at Macon Ga Muse told aswell of circulating in the south pictures of Mrs Roose velt with two Negro escorts Lobby Probe Funds This coincided with house consid eration whether it should authorize for employment of counsel tc fight the lobby committees court battles In press conference President Roosevelt said congressional disap proval had closed the door to fur ther funds for the Florida ship canal and the Passamaquoddy Maine tideharnessing project He intimated however they might be submitted to congress in modified form The senate commerce committee voted 9 to 4 to have the federal government absorb all land and damage outlays in flood control projects involved in the omnibus bill and gave indications the measure would be reported to the senate Thursday Add to Siw of Bill The committee vote added be tween and j to the size of the bill r r t J Mr Roosevelt understood the sen Lawyer 101 Confessed of Brother Asks for Others Have Died Authentic medical records dis close that only the Dionne quintu plets born May 28 1934 to Mrs Oliva Dionne at Callander have lived more than an exceeding ly brief span Of 30 cases authenticated by the American Medical association as having occurred over a period of 500 years no set of five previous to the Dionnes lived more than four days and no single quintuplet baby lived for than 50 days The Dionnes all girls now are ap proaching their second birthday un der the watchful eyes of Dr A R Dafoe and a staff of several nurses in a hospital built especially for them at Callander NOT GUILTY PLEA IS MADE BY PACE ate finance committee would begin hearings on the new tax program as soon as it gets before the house Chief interest in the national capital centered on the senates ver dict in the impeachment trial of Federal Judge Halsted L Ritter of Florida After secret deliberations the sen ate planned to meet to ballot on the accusations including charges that Ritter granted an excessive re fluenced by currently increasing dij ceivership fee to a former law part vidends labor by the presidents ner and correctly benefited from promises and his enchanting radio it to the extent of voice Wins Both Sides Need TwoThirds A twothirds vote is necessary for There is a hard boiled conservaI conviction which would mean that live element which believes him to j the judge would be banished from be essentially a constitution under1 the bench There is a radical element which assesses him as only a pseudo lib eral And there are hereditary demo crats and republicans who swear for or against him on the line of party designations no matter what they may mean But generally the question is Has he sold himself to liberals and conservatives Unquestionably he sold himself to the liberals from the Now apparently he is selling himself to the conservatives with out losing the liberals Which requires management A senate campaign fund investi gating committee named by Vice President Garner Tuesday plans to begin its inquiry soon The scope of the committees powers is broader this year than in past elections It has the added task imposed on it by the senate of looking into accusa tions of politics in relief The committee consists of Chair man Lonergan Minton Schwellenbach LaFollette and Austin Will Fight Changes Other developments Senator Norris author May Trial INDEPENDENCE Pace 17 confessed GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER AHEAD Mercury May Drop Near Frosting Point But Will Rise Thursday DES MOINES Generally fair weather Wednesday night and Thursday is in store for Iowa the weatherman said but its apt to be considerably cooler Wednesday night In the weatherman com mented temperatures may get down to the frosting point But it warming up again 82 will start The mercury climbed to Keokuk Tuesday and held to 42 the low early Wednesday at Cedar Rapids and Marshalltown Temper atures averaged 10 degrees above normal Wednesday morning Light rain was reported in the political ood of a bill for federal loans for the electrification of farms warned he would fight changes made in the bill by the house He opposes especially a pro vision permitting loans to private power companies Senator Wheeler called on the interstate commerce com mission to stick by its order cutting railroad coach fares in the east to two cents a mile He said he was informed the roads would try to gel the ICC to scrap its order Backers of the FrazierLsmke farm debt refinancing bill making a determined bid to bring the meas ure to the house floor demanded from Speaker Byrns a rulingwhich may determine the success of their long fight The FrazierLemke forces have been circulating a petition to force the inflationary bill out of the house rules committee to the floor They contend that if they gather the sig natures of a majority of the house members now serving the bill must go to the floor killer of his brother Ogden because the latter prevented a criminal attack on their sister Thyrza 13 waived formal arraignment on a murder charge in district court here at a m Wednesday The arraignment was a surprise move as it had been scheduled for 2 p m Plea of not guilty was entered for Pace by his attorney Paul Smith who asked that trial be set for a date in May Judge A B Lovejoy presiding said he did not believe that could be done since no provision had been made for a jury at this term and trial therefore would have to be at the September term Opinion of the attorney general will be sought on this point Young Pace was remanded to cus tody of A W Hammelman sheriff without bail He is in the womens quarters of the county jail Judge Lovejoy remarked he had heard there was a report in the hands of one of tbe judges psychopathic hospital at Iowa City It may or may not be used at the MacDonald Submits to Minor Operation LONDON Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald under went a minor operation Wednes day which the nursing home he en tered announced was successfully Former Iowa Mayor Dies FORT WORTH Ed ward Swasey 78 former mayor of Dow City Iowa died here of heart disease He had lived here eight extreme east portion of the state i years Burial will be at Dow City FORECAST MINNESOTA Fair Wednesday night and Thursday slightly cold er Wednesday night not so cold Thursday in southwest IOWA Generally fair Wednes day night and Thursday Consid erably cooler Wednesday night Slightly warmer Thursday after noon in northwest portion IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 60 Minimum in Night 47 At 8 A M Wednesday 55 KRASOHEL GIVES 13 PROMISES OF DEMOS RESULTS Candidate for Governor Cites Party Record in Cerro Gordo Thirteoj promises of the demo cratic party made before the last election were read and the manner in which these promises were car ried out in Cerro Gordo county was presented by Lieut Gov Nelson G Kraschel who spoke at the armory Tuesday evening in the interest of his campaign for the democratic nomination for governor Mr Kraschel who was invited here by the young democrats of Cerro Gordo county devoted his address to answering the critics of the administration Only one of the 13 election promises was not car ried out according to Mr Kraschel who maintained that it was impos sible to carry out this promise and the more humanitarian promises of the program at the same time Relief Administered For the benefit of our critics who charge the democratic nation al platform of 1932 has been ig said Mr Kraschel I wish to quote the following important planks of that platform and reveal the record wherein possible as to how these planks have been re deemed in Cerro Gordo county 1 We the extension of federal credit to the states to provide unemployment relief Cerro Gordo county has received from state and federal funds 000 in cash for direct relief purj poses 2 We advocate the spread of employment by substantial reduc tion in the hours of labor The NRA was the answer to this pledge and while the law has been declared invalid its spirit of fairness and justice to labor moves on It meant more to Iowa farmers than to any other class of people excepting the unemployed them selves Public Works Granted 3 We advocate the planning of public works Cerro Gordo has received 665 in direct grants on PWA pro jects and there is now approved WPA projects totaling Iowa has received more than ON THE INSIDE JAMES C QUIGLEY Carpenter Ahead of Quigley in Nebraska ON PAGE 2 Scrapping Reciprocal Trade Pacts Sought ON PAGE 2 Trout Fishing Opens m Northeastern Iowa ON PAGE 3 Woman at Gorwith Burns Victim Buried ON PAGE 8 Large Number Attend Local Building Show ON PAGE 16 of PWA money for roads 4 We advocate unemployment and old age insurance under state laws In Cerro Gordo county 361 aged people are today drawing monthly pension checks 5 We favor better financing of farm mortgages through recognized farm bank agencies at low rates of interest giving preference to credit for the redeeming of farms and homes sold under foreclosure From May 1 1933 to March 1 1936 217 Cerro Gordo county farmers refinanced their farm loans with the federal land bank and 177 of them received commis sioners loans The total amount of this refinancing was Answers Control Critics 6 We favor the extension and development of farm cooperatives and effective control of crop sur pluses so that our farms jnay have the full benefit of the domestic mar ket Cerro Gordo county lip to Jan 1 1935 had received 000 in cornhog checks The pro gram was responsible for raising the price of hogs from three cants a pound to 10 cents a pound and the price of corn from 10 and 15 cents a bushel to 45 and 50 cents a bushel 7 We favor the conservation de velopment and use of the nations water power in the publics interest The TVA of Tennessee and the development in Nebraska other states are the answers to this pledge We advocate the protection of the investing public against mis representation and fraud in the sale of bonds Racketeering Stopped This pledge was redeemed by the passage of the national securi ties act which has completely stop ped the racketeering in securities that contributed so greatly to the wrecking of midwestern banks 9 We recommend the control and regulation of holding companies and rates of utility companies op erating in interstate commerce You may ask Samuel insull or any other utility magnate asto whether or not this pledge has been redeemed 10 We advocate quicker meth ods of realizing on assets for the PARKER STANDS AGAINST FIELD Detective Still Adamant in Contention That Wendel Committed Crime TRENTON N was El lis H Parker and his aides against the field Wednesday on the ques tion of holding Paul H Wendel any longer in the Lindbergh kidnaping case as the Mercer county grand jury started another extended ses sion in its investigation of the re pudiated Wendel Still adamant in his contention that Wendel perpetrated the crime for which Bruno Richard HaUptj mann died in the electric chair Parker was ready for his fifth lengthy appearance before the jur ors who apparently were prepared to absolve the disbarred lawyer of the kidnapingmurder charge pend ing against him Some members of the jury were represented as perplexed that Par ker should offer to stake his repu tation on his contention that Wen del is guilty as as he told them They looked to todays ques tioning for an answer MAKE PLANS IN CASE OF MOVES OF AGGRESSION British French Belgian Military Leaders at Conference By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The conference of the British French and Belgian army general staffs was begun Wednesday in Lon don simultaneous with the start of negotiations for settlement of the ItaloEthiopian war to decide on measures to insure against any un provoked aggression Although the conversations be tween the general staffs were to be conducted in secret the British gov ernment had constantly assured the public no new political affiliations would arise from their decisions While the military leaders assem bled for their discussions final trib ute was being paid by the British empire to the late ambassador from Germany Leopold von Hoesch whose body was taken aboard a British warship bound for his home land Peace Talks Uncertain The peace talks of the league of nations at Geneva presented a greater uncertainty as to the future course of European peace than did the problem of settlement of the Lo carno crisis The uncertainty as to what Prem ier Mussolinis stand as liberator of Ethiopian slaves would do to the peace efforts of the league concilia tion committee leftGeneva circles wondering what the next move would be peace or further sanc tions against Italy Having received approval by the Ethiopian delegate to the league of nations for an immediate armistice Salvador de Madariaga chairman of the conciliation committee turn ed to receive the answer of lalys delegate due from Rome Bolsters Up Claims Italy meanwhile presented a doc ument to bolster its claims in Ethio pia of emancipation of slaves in the conquered territory while Ethi opia presented a new communica tion giving names of towns alleg Lead in Illinois GOV HENRY HORNER edly attacked by fascist poison gas The Italian high command re ported a new important victory from the East African front Mar COL FRANK KNOX Rome of the capture of Dessye for mer field headquarters of Emperor Haile Selassie The Italian communication said this latest victory opens the way to relief of depositor and the preven tion of the use of bank money in the speculation to the detriment of local credits The answer to tais pledge was the national bank act and Iowa Sen ate File No Ill which has com pletely reorganized all of the banks in Iowa on a souud basis with de positors fully guaranteed in most of the banks Done as Promised 11 We advocate repeal of the Eighteenth amendment It was done as promised 12 We advocate continuous re sponsibility of government for hu rtan welfare especially for the pro tection of children It was done 13 We promised a 25 per cent reduction in governmental expendi tures and an early balancing of the budget It was not done A careful review of the forego ing which were the most important pledges in the democratic national platform of 32 reveals that they have all been very accurately re deemed excepting the last Presi dent Roosevelt and the congress were the necessity of ei ther redeeming pledge number 12 and forget number 13 or redeeming number 13 and forgetting number by a good automobile road Reduction in Trade A league report on the effect of sanctions against fascist Italy showed a reduction in Italys for eign trade for the months of De cember and January The largest reduction came from trade with Great Britain Italian gold exports however increased as a result of the sanctions drive the report said Authoritative sources in Paris said French diplomats would go to Gen eva hoping to achieve a renewal of ItaloEthiopian negotiations for peace relieving France of the task of choosing either Britain or Italy in the event of a new drive for sanc tions against the fascist nation Reno Holds Meeting EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Reno national president of the Farmers Holiday association called a meeting of the board of directors here Wednesday FOOD SENT TO MEXICAN TOWN Unrest Dispelled at Tijuana and Virtual Martial Law Is Lifted SAN DIEGO and the assurance of prompt relief ac tion by the national government helped dispel unrest Wednesday among the inhabitants of Tia juana Mexican border town Twelve hundred soldiers who kept the city under virtual martia law Tuesday discontinued street pa trols Wednesday but were ready at their barracks in case of an emer gency Unemployed laborers who voiced threats at a mass meeting Monday night to sever ties with Mexico and set up an independent state in the northern district of Lower Califor nia received government rations flour coffee and sugar were allotted to needy families hard hit since thriving gambling clubs were closed down by presi dential order Aid to Be Brought by Plane to Three Men Trapped in Gold Mine MOOSE RIVER N P Messervey provincial mines inspec tor announced Wednesday that ex perienced rock miners will be brought by airplane to assist in the attempt to rescue three men trap ped 141 feet below the surface in a gold mine here Iowa City Jury Favors 30 Year Term for Clay IOWA CITY Clay 28 year old Negro Wednesday was found guilty of assault with intent to commit murder by a district court jury which recommended 30 years imprisonment The decision was reached after more than 15 hours of deliberation It will release Clay from the life sentence imposed more than a year ago by a jury which found him guilty of the murder of George Folsom Iowa City pioneer It was revealed that the jury which included eight women stood 10 to 2 for Clays conviction on a second degree murder charge after tbe second ballot early Tuesday night The remainder of the delib eration time was spent on fixing the degree of guilt The 30 year sentence recommended is the max imum on the assault charge Judge James P Gaffney who will pass formal sentence April 30 declined to comment Testimony in the retrial occupied four days Clay was granted a sec ond trial by the state supreme court on the grounds that Mabel Davis his former wife and state star witness was an accessory to the crime The supreme court ruled that Miss Davis testimony must have full corroboration GOVERNOR GOES AHEAD OF RIVAL FOR NOMINATION Tremendous Vote Piled Up for Roosevelt in State Primary CHICAGO Henry Hor nei riding a flood of downstate democratic votes and Col Frank Knox Chicago testing his strength as a republican presidential contend er were accounted the principal winners Wednesday in the Illinois primary election After trailing all night the gov ernor finally took a lead over his Chicago opponent Dr Herman N Bundesen by outdistancing Bun desen better than 3 to 1 outside the Chicago territory Then their Chi cago margin narrowed and the gov ernors nomination by votes was predicted Dr Bundesen Wednesday after noon conceded the nomination to Governor Homer making public a telegram of congratulations Borah Wins Downstate Senator William B Borah of Idaho disputing the republican votes with Colonel Knox in the partys presidential preference primary held a lead of votes down state after of the states 426 precincts had been counted but Knox was ahead by in Chicago and had a statewide plurality of President Franklin D Roosevelt alone on the democratic presidential balloting appeared headed for a tremendous vote With of the states precincts in the presidents vote was The same proportion carried out would give him a total vote of about The democratic total it was es timated might run to Delegate Vote Slow On delegates to the national con ventions the vote was slow Few of the republican candidates had declared their allegiance pub licly but Colonel Knoxs campaign managers claimed the apparent winners in almost every district were favorable to the Chicagoan The district delegates with 50 to be elected are only un der Illinois law by the vote in their congressional districts The statewide vote in which Knox held a comfortable lead was simi larly advisory to Lhe seven dele gates at large who will be chosen next month by the republican state convention Neither Knox nor Borah camps made public a slate of candidates Knox Claims 29 Of the early winners on incom plete returns the Knox managers claimed 29 of the delegates as fav orable to them The Borah head quarters although disputing the al legiance of candidates in many of the districts did not lay claim to any of the 29 Returns from precincts more than twothirds of the in Illinois gave Horncr Bundesen Edward A Hayes former nation al commander of the American Le gion and chairman of the Knox for President committee declared Knox had been favored in a decisive man He said the Illinois candi date has taken a long stride for the Tribute to Borah Knox estimated former Senator George Moses of New Hampshire now has substentially 130 delegates to the national G 0 P convention including the Illinois group Borahs Illinois manager called the senators strength in down state Illinois where he maintained a small lead as the returns roiled in a remarkable public This result was achieved against the efforts of the republican state the manager Edgar J Cook and with practical ly DO funds Strong in Chicago Knox strong lead in Chicago where he ran some votes ahead of Borah insured that he would have the popular indorsement Inthe 10 Chicago districts along with the organization support Of all the primary victories the most sensational was that of the democratic party in Illinois which cast a greater primary vote than ever before in the states history rolling up a total estimated at This would represent a 28 per ent gain since the 1934 primaries Of the projected total it was es timated a round million democratic votes were cast in Chicago and a half million downstate Break All It broke all records for a Chica go primary the highest vote either major party ever cast before   

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