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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                AHLON E l MS MEM 9F I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 20 1936 PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONK NO 218 Speculation About 1940 Will Roosevelt Be First to Receive Third Term SENATE APPROVES NEW TAX BILL By CHARLES TSTEWART WITT ASHINGTON 1 1 CPA It is early to indulge m Political SPCC W ulation concern in 1940 Yet politicians are doing it right at the beginning of the current campaign In fact there is more looking ahead than 1 im agine ever char acterized a past presidential con test It already has been remarked that Governor Landon wanted to be nominated this year even if republican chances do look a trifle dubious as to next November because as his 1933 standard bearer he will be m a position to claim renomination four years hence when perhaps the G O P prospect will seem brighter Also it has been suggested that Senator Vandenberg reasoning dif ferently from Landon did not great ly care to be nominated at Cleve land because he believes that 1940 may be a more promising republic an year and did not desire to smear his record with a defeat in the meantime But democrats too are peering into the quadrennial future So is the third party element Democrats Confident As to the democrats They feel sure that they will win the coming election They are not bluffing when they say so They may be mistaken but its their hon est opinion However what they are wonder whom can we win four years from now With whom indeed Tugwell Hopkins Ickes or WallaceTwo republicans None appears to ring the presi dential President dictator which is oration Yet Iowa Democrat Delegates Head for Convention themselves adniitit Republicans Roosevelt as a something of an SOuieLUlUg Ui CTWQO he does seem to have one weakness of a lack of a dicta torial heir to succeed him Third Term idea What democratic leadership docs say or hint at is that there is noth ing binding about the antithird term tradition In other words Cant President Roosevelt be made the countrys first third termer His friends realize that this sug 1T15 oestion if advanced abruptly will comeas a shock to the American el ectorate Consequently they are putting it forward very cautiously and very early in order to give it time to sink in bvdeorees Their publicity is just barely intimating that after all a third lease on the white house is not unconstitutional If the idea takes undoubtedly it will be cultivated Anyway a third Rooseveltian term certainly is in the back of the new deal head even with the fight for a second one merely in its m cipiency A Labor Party The other 1940 guessers are the labor group dominated by President lohn L Lewis of the United Mine folk who are trying to effect labors organization on indus trial lines as distinguished from the A F of Ls craft form ot uniomza If Lewis plan succeeds within four years as it will be then if ev er it assuredly will have arrived at the creation of a labor party in 1940 or sooner Lewis craftily refrains from op posing President Roosevelt at pres His judgment is good manifestly A third party of his choosing would attract votes this year from the comparatively liberal Roosevelt and thus might elect the compara tively conservative Landon with no chance for a third ticket to win citbcr But four years hence the indus trial laborities think they may be strong enough to win independently Guessing About II What the situation will be like in 1940 is problematic President Roosevelt if reelected this vear will be on hand for a re nomination Can he get it upset tin all precedent Meanwhile what wiff his second term record need to have been Liberal Relatively conservative Or intermediate Can he if still in office get a third nomination anyhow The democrats think maybe he can The republicans impossibility A possible third partys outlook IF a matter of pure guesswork Kills District Commander tES MOINES sixth Iowa district of the American Le ion elected C W Ellis of DCS Moines commander to succeed E K Pclson of Indianola AFTER JOE LOUIS IS KNOCKED OUT 700 Policemen Required to Quell Outbreak of Street Fighting NEW YORK dis appointment in the defeat of Joe Louis took a violent turn Saturday and the efforts of 700 special po licemen were required to quell an outbreak of shooting stabbing street fighting and other disorders Two Negroes were stabbed an other was shot and scores of pas sersby both Negro and white were assaulted in the streets The uniformed and 100 plainclothes been detailed to Harlem to keep within proper limits what was expected to be a trumphant celebration for a conquering hero When Harlems idol crashed its dream of a gay all night celebra tion turned into a nightmare of wild free for all fighting which po lice attributed to pent up excite ment and arguments over the defeat of Louis Wilmer Cooper 27 year old Ne gro who was reported to have bet on Schmeling lay in Harlem hos pital with a stab wound in the chest and a possible skull fracture after a fight with unidentified Ne groes GLOOM HANGS HEAVT IN DETROIT NEGRO DISTRICT DETROIT hung Wee a pall over Detroits Negro district Saturday but in the home that Joe Louis built for his mother out of his ring earnings there was double trouble Patrick Brooks Joes 65 year old stepfather was so seriously ill the result of a paralytic stroke that hours after Joe was knocked out by Max Schmeling he had not been told of the debacle It might break his heart ex plained Dr J A Moore the fam ily physician Lonnie Louis the fallen Bombers brother accepted the result philo sophically IN RIOT Major Party Leaders Study Third Candidate Attempt to Guess How Many Votes Lemke Will Get WASHINGTON at last with a third party presiden tial candidate in the person of Rep resentative William Lemke of North Dakota major party leaders sought Saturday to figure how many votes he will garner and from what camp he will draw most support Waving aloft the standard of a new union party of the United 51 year old North Dakotan Friday night struck at republicans and democrats alike He declared he had accepted a chal lenge of the reactionary elements of both Many leaders in the capital and That whippin1 will do Joe good Lonnie said Every fighter needs one But Im sorry mother was there to see it 4 BODIES TAKEN FROM WRECKAGE 2 Others Discovered and 7 Known Dead in Collapse of Building NEW YORK bodies were recovered Saturday from the wreckage of the collapsed Bronx apartment house and two others were discovered in the ruins bring ing to seven the known dead Police and fire squads searched for five others believed buried in the debris Eleven workmen were in a hospital one in a serious condition Bodies of three workmen were un covered as another portion of the second floor collapsed Saturday morning More than a score of workmen were working in the unfinished seven story structure when the center wing fell in yesterday after noon piling wreckage from the basement to the third floor Twelve men were injured as the interior of the building collapsed in an avalanche of wreckage Search for victims was delayed by a slide of debris early Saturday im perilling firemen and policemen The searchers however escaped without injury Walls of the new building were pulled down to make it safer for the searchers to hunt for bodies Schmeling Ring Entry Preceded by Tragedy consider it an NEW YORK pre ceded Max Schmelings entry into the ring at the Yankee stadium to fight Joe Louis and the German said Saturday he will never forget it Tom ORourke S5 year old fight promoter manager and ring offi cial dropped dead in Schmelings dressing room nn hour before the I bout elsewhere greeted the news of a new November foeman with tight lipped silence Coughlin Gives Support First to mount the 15 point plat form of Lemke was Father Charles E Coughlin Detroit radio priest A few hours after the Lemke an nouncement Father Coughlin in a New York broadcast called upon his National Union for Social Justice to follow Lemke The priest gave approval to the platform of the new party Declaring the issue to be slavery slavery Lemke outlin ed his platform It set forth that congress alone shall coin and issue the currency and regulate money values Congress also would ref i1 nance farm and home mortgages The farm financing proposal was contined in the 53000000 inflation FrazierLemke billrecently defeated in tie house OBrien Running Mate Planks to assure living wages a reasonable and decent security for the aged adequate and perfect de fense and smashing of monopo lies also were included Lemke announced Thomas C OBrien Boston lawyer as his run ning mate What support would come to Lem ke from Dr F E Townsends old age pension groups or the Rev Ger ald Smith a leader of the share the welath forces of the late Huey Long remained to be determined Lemke in Statements Lemkes statement on his candi dacy follows I have accepted the challenge of the reactionary element of both the old parties and will run for presi dent of the United States as a can didate of the union party which I am instrumental in establishing of ficially in accordance with the thou sands of messages and requests which I have received from over the nation am hoping that the platform which I have submitted to my friends and have asked them to publicise will meet with wide ap proval To my own mincl it is the only platform which will embody the principles which will save de mocracy and put a permanent end to the socalled depression Nation at Crossroads Some three quarters of a century ago this nation was at the cross roads The issue of human slavery confronted our people The decision as to whether the nation should re main half free or half slavery had to be made political parties of that day temporized with the issue of human slavery and brought about the Civil war and incidentally the formation of a new party headed by Abraham Lincoln dedicated to the preservation of the union and elim ination of human slavery Today we arc again at the cross roads and the issue again is slavery slavery Today we are in the midst of another wai against a manmade depression I1 has reduced our nation to the low est economic state in its history leaving a trail of suffering starva tion and want in a land of plenty Two major parties have had ample opportunity to seriously attempt to remedy the economic ills of our na tion They have been found wanting There is only one solution Thai is through the formation of a new party which I am launching today to be known as the union party of the United States William Lemke TOWNSKXD GROUP TO MAKE DECISION LATER CHICAGO Francis E Townsend head of Old Age Re volving Pension Ltd said Frida night a decision on whether his or ganization would support Reprcsen tativc William Lemkc of North Da kota for the presidency on a thir oartv tirUof uioulfi be decided at WILLIAM LEMKE Z10NCHEGKW1LL ENGAGE COUNSEL rights Attempt to Confine Him as Dangerously Insane Man WASHINGTON ive Marion A Zioncheck of Wash ngton state planned Saturday to ight the attempt of the District of olumbia authoriticg to confine him s a dangerously insane person Relatives it was indicated will en age counsel to represent the con gressman before a joint jury which vill hold a hearing on his mental ondition June 26 The order for the jury hearing was issued by Justice Oscar Luhring f the district supreme court soon fter the District of Columbia com missioners petitioned yesterday hat Zioncheck be confined in St Dlizabeths hospital an institution cr the treatment of mental and ner us disorders The commissioners declared they believed Zioncheck to be an insane lerson with homicidal or otherwise iangerous tendencies CONTESTS SEEN FOR TWO POSTS ON COMMITTEE 44 Delegates Each With Half Vote Pledged to Roosevelt By C V WARREN DES MOINES Roose velt ratifying delegation to the democratic national convention looked toward a contest over choices for national committee po sitions as it began the trip to Phil adelphia Saturday A number of names have been ad vanced for national committecman and national committcewoman places now held by Justice R I1 Mitchell of Fort Dodge and Mrs Flora Cotton Etter of Sigourney and the contest probably will reach a head in the first Iowa delegation caucus With their lot cast for renomina tion of President Roosevelt the Towans had only the committee posts their reaction to proposed abrogation of the twothirds nom inating rule ami farm angles of the platform to concern them be fore they settle down to join in the conventions harmony song Sena 41 Delegates Iowa is sending ii delegates each with half a vote to represent Democratic Meet Scene One of Quiet PHILADELPHIA dem ocrats noted for ineir scraps and noise at convention time started their prerally weekend Saturday with calm and quiet befitting the traditions of this Quaker city The new dealers appeared to be in complete command In his most serene manner James A Farley national chairman said the conven tion starting next Tuesday will cast all of its 1100 votes for Pres ident Roosevoils renomination With equal calm he announced that the convention would substitute majority rule for the longstanding twothirds requirement for rcnomi Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 What statement by Anthony Eden brought jeers from labor members of the house of com mons 2 Who is the republican nom inee for governor of Minnesota 3 In what state was Gov Alf M Landon of Kansas born 4 What Iowa city was threat ened with a citywide srike 5 Who was Duncan V Flet cher who died the past week 6 What famous Russian au thor died the past week 7 Who was the first person hanged for kidnaping under the federal kidnap law S A son was born to what former boxing champion and his wife 9 An eclipse of the sun was observed on what continent 10 Who was the first man to turn in his bonus bonds for cash in Mason City fANSWERS ON PAGE 2 the Townsend convention at Cleve land in July FARMERLABOR PARTY MAY SUPPORT LEMKE SIOUX CITY Short farmerlabor party nominee for governor of Iowa declared the Iowa farmerlabor party might support Congressman William Lemke of North Dakota who announced his candidacy for president ot the United States on a third party tic ket but hc said definite action would havc to await the parly con vention in July it in convention In addition a num ber of the 36 alternates named are planning to attend and reservations have oeen made through trie Iowa headquarters for rooms for about three score persons Gov Clyde L Herring left Des Moines today by plane for the con vention city where he planned to join Mitchell Sergeantatarms Dan McEniry of the Iowa delegation and other early arrivals who have opened up the Iowa headquarters in the St James hotel The Iowa executive who announc ed Friday he has been urged to seek the vice presidential nomination re iterated Saturday that he would not do anything which my friend vice president Jack Garner would not approve Garners renomination has been taken for granted in political circles To Obey President The Iowa stand on the platform is expected to conform to the pres idents wishes and the delegations views on the twothirds rule still are indefinite although the state in the past has been favorable to ward the rule Mitchell has announced he will rot be a candidate for reelection as national committeeman but Mrs Etter again is mentioned for com mitteewoman Erwin Larson of Charles City L S Hill DCS Moines J J Hughes Des Moines Frank Comfort Des Moines State Comptroller C B Murtagh Congressman Hubert Ut ter back and others havc been sug gested for committeeman Hughes federal coordinator for Iowa sai is not a candidate j Among the women proposed for committeewoman in addition to Mrs Etter are Mrs June Fickel of Hastings Mrs J C Pryor Burling tonand Mrs Mary S Kelleher Fort Dodge Mrs Etter is an Iowa delegateatlarge Murphy and Mitchell Other delegatesatlarge include Senator Louis Murphy Dubuque Mitchell E H Birmingham Sioux City democratic state chairman Edward Brecn Jr Fort Dodge Hughes Lieutenant Governor Ncls Kraschel Harlan and Ed W Mc Manus Keokuk Governor Herring and Congress man Utterback rivals for the sen atorial nomination in the recent pri mary both are delegates from the sixth district The baggage laticn Iowa party leaders they left Saturday express ed confidence that any differences which might havc held over from the primary contests quickly will be forgotten in the conventions harmony The lowans are not traveling as a group and a number from the central and eastern parts of the state are making the trip by cars New Years Resolve Ends in Divorce Court nation None of the handful of party leaders on hand arose to dispute him Sirens Break Quiet Only the sirens of police motor cycles escorting official convention cars and the hammers in the con vention hall broke the quiet par ticularly striking to those just in from the republican meeting in Cleveland Three days before the republi cans met Cleveland hotel corridors were jammed with party chief tains and delegates The air was charged with fight and uncertain ty Reporters were scurrying to conference after conference Only national committee offi cials a few delegates newspaper and radio men and a scattering of visitors were on hand here Friday night The only right they talked was the LouisSchmeling scrap New York Watch Third Party Party chieftains watched close ly every development surrounding the formation of a third party to be headed by Representative Lem ke RN inflation crusader and its indorsement by Father Charles E Coughlin head of the National Union for Social Justice Whether Lemkes move would influence the writing of the demo cratic platforms money plank or at least the platform committee discussion was subject of consid erable speculation Farley declined to comment on the LemkeCoughlin action Earlier hc had told reporters he was not vorried about any third party pros pects Governor Leaves for Philadelphia by Plane DES MOINES Clyde L Herring left here by plane United Airlines at Philadelphia a m Saturday for to attend the demo cratic national convention His office said he may make sev eral stops in the east of a personal nature and plans to arrive in Phil adelphia late Sunday or early Mon day Miss Edith Johnson his secre tary said she did not know his itin cra ry Speeder Chooses Jail Rather Than Fine OSKALOOSA V R Goosey Kirksville Mo trucker failed to obey a summons for speed ing here a highway patrolman went after him and caught him near the Missouri line Goosey chose to serve IS days in jail rather than pay a 550 fine LOOK INSIDE MKS ALEX MILLKK Reports 40 Killed on Iowa Highways in May ON PACK 8 Collapse of Sanctions Weeks News Feature ON PAGE 2 SchmelingBraddock Fight in Septembei ON PAGE 9 Sheffield Plans Rites for Pioneer Ministei ON PAGE S CHICAGO for lohn Valentine divorce seeker explain ed to the court She deserted him OH DCC 51t 3 031 i uii u cm It was my new years rrsolii1 Week comparatively dry with tcm jtion1 agreed Mrs Helen Valentine peraturc mostly above normal rs 1 Valentine Rot the divorce I pecinllv south portions FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Salur diiy night and Sunday Ivccpl somewhat unsettled in extreme west portion slighlly cooler in south central and extreme past portions Saturday night some what warmer Sunday in extreme west portion MINNESOTA Inrtly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday somewhat warmer in west and south portions Sunday and in extreme northwest Saturday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Friday 87 Minimum in Night 58 At 8 A M Saturday 70 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather out look for the period June 22 to 27 For the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri Valleys and the Northern and Central Great Plains IOWAS FORECAST WARMER SUNDAY Temperature Goes to 105 at Shenandoah to Set High for This Year The glaring sun which Friday announced summers coming with temperatures that reached 105 de grees at Shenandoah Saturday was partly obscured by clouds in North Iowa and the heat was not as op pressive But said the weatherman at Des Moines it will be warmer again Sunday heralding summers arrival at a m The mercury bubbled up to the 105 top at Shenandoah and stood at 100 or above over virtually all southern Iowa Keokuk reported 104 Atlan tic 100Clarinda 102 Creston 101 Lamoni 101 Albia 301 Burling ton 102 Ccntcrville 100 DCS Moines 100 The Des Moines reading was one degree higher than the top temper ature there during the entire sum mer last year and the Shenandoah figure was within two degrees of the highest reading in the state last year 107 reported July 2S at Sac City and Aug 9 at Atlantic The 105 was six degrees hotter than the previous high this year which was 99 reached last Tuesday at Burlington and Carroll The first heat prostration of the season was reported at Cedar Rap ids when Jim Pcnrod 19 collapsed while seeking farm work No rain was reported Friday and while it cooled off considerably dur ing the night the lowest rending in the state was 56 nt Esthcrvillc Burial Arranged for 12 Children Drowned When Boat Overturns LUBEC Maine grief stricken parents arranged Saturday to bury 12 Lubcc school children drowned when a smal boat upset in windswept Lake Gardner 12 miles from here The tragedy broke up the an nual picnic of children from five Luber elementary schools Friday Only five of the 17 occupants of a 11 foot dinghy powered by an outboard motor escaped death They included the operator Calvin Lundin 56 Lubec Ridge cripple The normal routine of this sar dincpacking port was paralyzed the shock of the tragedy The dead children were Danic McCurdy 10 Evelyn 15 and Aar on Mahar 10 Raman Knowlos 11 Frank Reynolds 8 Roland Katon 1 Doris Small Glen Moroy R Christine Sleight 10 Men ill Lewis 10 Jerome Kinney 12 Lc verne Dismorc 10 REMOVES FINAL BARRIER TO END OF 74TH SESSION 1936 Revenue Act Sent to White House by 4229 Vote BULLETIN sen ate voted Saturday to consider the siifistitiitn Guffey coal hill to pro vide n price fixing system in the soft coal industry By NATHAN ROBERTSON Associated Tress Stuff Writer WASHINGTON T Congress sen the controversial tax bill to the white house Saturday and pushed wearily but eagerly toward final adjournment Saturday night of the seventyfourth congress A 12 to 29 vote of senate approv al of the compromise revenue mea sure revolutionizing the existing corporate tax structure completed the administrations legislative pro gram Chief controversial point in Ihr revenue bill was n tax on undistributed corporation pro fits Prior to the lax ballot the other major barrier to adjournment had been swept away when the house agreed to the senates ship subsidy 1 bill This broke the senate filibuster against the trcasurypostoffice ap propriation bill and that vital bil lion dollar supply measure was passed Motion Still Pending A motion to take up the Cuffey Vinson pi ice fixing substitute for the outlawed Guffcy coal control bill still was pending in the senate but leaders were prepared tolet it die Rarely has a congressional wind up been so calm The fireworks and the fast parliamentary maneuvering were Friday night Congressmen Saturday were anxious to go home even at the cost of sacrificing pet legislation Senator Byrd D Va led a bitter but futile last minute assault on the tax plan He condemned it as a mongrel hybrid compromise but many other senators appeared only half listening Administration sen ators hardly bothered to defend the measure Calls Compromise Just Senator LaFollette P Wis said the conference agreement was an honest and just compromise In its final form the measure re tained features of original sugges tions by President Roosevelt It em jodicd the principle of a graduated ax on undistributed corporation earnings Here is the vote by which the sen ate placed the final stamp of con gressional approval of the tax bill For Democrats Ashursl Bach nan Barrkley Black Bone Brown Bulow Byrnes Chavez Connolly Duffy Guffcy Harrison Hatch iaydcn King Maloney McAdoo McGill McKelJar Minton Murray Nccly OMahoney Pope Radcliffe Reynolds Robinson Schwcllenbach Slitppard Thomas Okla Thomas Jtah Truman Van Nuys and Republicans 4 Borah Frazier Norris and Nyc Farmer labor 2 Benson and Shipstcad Progressive 1 LaFollette Against Democrats 18 Adams Bailey Bilbo Bulkley Burke Byrd Clark Copeland Gerry Glass Holt Long erman Moore Murphy Pitlman Russell Tydings and Walsh Republicans 11 Capper Carry Davis Gibson Hale Hastings Mr Nary Mctcalf Steiwer Townsend and Vandcnbcrg fairings VnnounriMl Senators paired or announced favoring the bill Bankhcad CosU an Long Logan McCarran Ov erton Those paired or announced as against il Austin Barbour Dick inson Couzcns White Norbcck Keycs Those paired but whose positions were not announced Gore Dietcr ich George and Lewis Galleries were comfortably filled but not packed as they usually arc for adjournment Democratic congressmen anxious to got away to Philadelphia for nevt weeks national convention be gan the rush to the trains even be fore the final adjournment was voted It had bfrn a trying work of ne gotiation and compromise to wind up the session Everybody was tired Obstacles Hrtishcd Asiili Last major obstacles to quit tine wore hriiKhrd nside hy weary Ifgis lators when the hill and trilliondollar treasurypost   

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