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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 1, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                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 WEDNESDAY JULY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 227 Third Party Misses Huey Townsend Coughlin and Smith Cant Manage It By CHARLES P STEWART CPA A for midable third party movement perhaps or even probably might have developed this year if Sen ator Huey P Long had lived 11 would not j have elected its candidate but it would have jeop ardized P r e s i dent Roosevelts reelectioin for it c e r t a in 1 y would have 5 KILLED 24 HURT IN BUS CRASH drawn m u c h more heavily from his voting strength than from Governor Landons President Roosevelt assuredly must have a 100 per cent solid south to win The late Kingfish unquestionably could have swung Louisiana to a third ticket and possibly two or three additional southerly states It is doubtful that the new deals standard bearer could have stood these defections However Dr Francis E Town send Father Charles E Coughlin and the Rev Gerald K Smith can not do what Huey could have done Not So Widespread No one of them has the King fishs widespread appeal Last year I invited comment from readers concerning Senator Longs program Some of it was adverse of course but it was evident that Huey had many followers particu larly in Louisiana noticeably in to my surprise Michigan If Dr Townsend Father Cough lin and the Rev Mr Smith could get together they might have as much joint strength as the King fish had singly But evidently they cannot get to gether and keep together Instead of being one consolidated leader ship they are three conflicting lead of one another A third party would be some thing to reckon with but a third a fourth and a would be ridiculous Dal Lucky Without implying a suspicion that the new dealers are glad Huey was assassinated the fact remains that they are lucky that he was The new deal administration is remarkably successful at away with a policy of pooh President Roosevelt long apo ijc clarcd it o be an impropriety feu a party chairman to hold ylro federal office In fact he requuv democratic state chairmanships be resigned upon their incumbents appointment to federal to quit one job or the other Sev eral of them had to do it Yet Postmaster General James A Farley has continued as national democratic chairman Satisfactory Answer The anomaly has been much talked about Poohpooh has been the ad ministrations answer It seems to have been satisfac torv When Huey P Long was fight ingthe newdeal administration in the senate the justice departmen began proceedings against Hue adn his lieutenants charging income evasions and actually sent one of the lieutenants to the pcniten tiary Huev being dead and his Louis iana organization in conformity with the new dealers further pro ceedings are dropped This is talked about poohpooh says Attorney Gen eral Cummings And that too seemingly is satis factory Campaign Levies Civil service employes are sup posed to be exempt from levies for campaign purposes It is notorious that they have been so levied oh from 50 cents up as I have heard acquaintances in the civil service express it poohpooh is the answer with jio investigation i Chairman Farley has been ac jrused in print of exacting tribute ifrotn postmasters 1 poohpooh is the only joinder Landon Fishes on His j Last Day of Vacation MACHINE KEPT FROM PLUNGING IN DEEP GORGE Skids at Approach to Natural Bridge in Virginia NATURAL BRIDGE Five persons were killed and 24 in jured early Wednesday in the crash of a passenger bus above the 215 icot gorge of the famous natural bridge during a heavy rainstorm The large vehicle skidded asit approached the bridge Driver J J Olderson throwing his weight on the wheel swerved it abruptly pas sengers said to prevent its plunging over the brink in the darkness The bus crashed into a bank relied over several times and came to rest against a signboard at the edge of the precipice Olderson and four others in the forward seats were killed All but four of the 32 passengers were hurt Seven were seriously injured Front Is Telescoped The front of the bus was teles coped The top was smashed down over the occupants many of whom were pinned in their seats The crushed top however ballooned up s t the rear saving those in the back fiom more serious injury or death Horace Hudgins of Christians slightly injured crawled out and ran through the storm to summon help A rescue party sent seven of the injured to a hospital at Lexington and took the remainder to an mergency hospital hurriedly estab lished in the hotel at this resort community Epdies of the dead were taken to Roanoke 34 miles to the south alt er wreckers righted the overturned bus Traveling Northward The vehicle operated by the At lantic Greyhound line was traveling j north from Roanoke through the Valley of Virginia It had left Roanoke Tuesday night at oclock central standard time Three of the passengers were f rVCls f01 ne southeastern Grey hound lines enroute to Philadel phia to return new equipment to Birmingham Ala One n them J P Hamilton of was killed The oilier LOOK INSIDE Maine and J PIEKPONT MORGAN Under Medical Care at Estate on Long Island ON PAGE 2 Body of Goldfield Man Recovered From River ON PAGE 13 Sherin Hansen Tussle for Mason City Honors ON PAGE 15 Industries End Drive Without Any Accidents ON PAGE 12 Threaten Wholesale Resignations From League RECOGNITION TO ITALY DENIED BY FRANCE BRITAIN BLAZES IN TWO Zioncheck IOWA CITIES DO DAMAGE two C F Worrell and Clyde Carter ESTES PARK Icares of a presidential campaign overtake him Gov Ml considered iabout to Landon of Kansas the last day of his vaca tion practically free for fishmg fend visiting and determined to make tne most of it For one more good session or Wishing the republican nominee Planned an automobile trip to Grand Lake 42 miles west lf here to the summer home OT trthur J Carruth managing ditor of the Topeka State Journal YOUTH SHOT IN BREAK ATTEMPT Companion Escapes Trap as Officers Receive Tip on Robbery FAIRFIELD Smith K of Washington Iowa was shot through the left shoulder and back early Wednesday when he attempted to escape after Sheriff H M Put man said he and an unidentified companion entered the farm home of Ben Reis near Germanville and forced Reis to give them 585 a watch and a shotgun Smiths companion escaped a trap set by Putman sheriff of Washing ton county and Sheriff Fred Mcln tire of Jefferson county The officers after receiving a tip on the proposed robbery Tuesday night went to the Reis home where hut said he was wide secreted themselves until the BUn robbery was accomplished Smith was wounded when he at tempted to flee with the loot He was taken to the Jefferson county hospital at Washington STATE AGENTS ASKED TO WATCH FOR TUCKER DES MOINES Fred Mclntire of Jefferson county asked the state bureau of investigation Wednesday to watch for Toby Tucker alias Hollenbeck whom the sheriff said he believes was the ac complice of Donald Smith 18 of Washington in the robbery of a farm home near Germanville early Wednesday Smith was wounded when he tried to escape injury person sitting near the front who was not killed 0 B Ring of Roanoke and Thomas Wright of Hollins said they crawled out of windows after the crash Ring was injured Ring said the accident happened so quickly that those inside didnt have a chance to get No Time to Get Scared was all over before I had time to gut he said of the passengers were awake The natural bridge mecca for vis Hiir described as one of the wnnricis of the is the re of the roof of huge cave Chrnnh which Cedar creek Once flOUPti A hi h way 90 feet long and from 50 lo feet wide spans it The the Valley turnpike U S rout one of the chief north and south arteries of traffic through Virginia On one side of the bridge are carved into the rock the initials G which tradition says were cu there by the youthful George Washington when Surveying land Physicians said one unidentified white woman who was dressed in yellow and about 38 or 40 years old Rlirnpf died of shock Her body showed no j LOnrOy nOlCl DlimCd marks of injuries at OpeningDay WASHINGTON Iowa An estimated persons attended the opening day of the Washington county centennial being held this week With Loss of MARENGO Fire destroyed the Ed Wieboldt hotel building at Conroy early Wednesday The loss was estimated at Grocery stock in the building owned by Everett Slaymaker was a complete loss Man Slightly Burned 4 Business Buildings at Eddyville Razed EDDYVILLE which started from the explosion of a gasoline stove here early Wednes day burned one man and destroyed four business buildings before it was checked Damage was estimat ed at more than A second man was overcome by smoke and heat C WMtbaard a bakery opera tor was blown through the front door of his establishment at a when a gasoline stove he was lighting exploded His burns were not serious The fire spread to the Saville and Wilcox barber scop the general store owned by M C Johnson and the office of Dr Eppie McCrea All four buildings were destroyed but Dr McCrea was able to save her equipment The buildings were of one story frame construction Gordon Watkins was overcome by heat and smoke while fighting the blaze but was released after medical treatment The Johnson family living in back of the general store building escaped with their household goods but the stock and fixtures of the store were destroyed Mr Johnson said he saved only a box of lemons A pair of scissors was all that was salvaged from the barber shop ACADEMY IN DUBUQUE HAS LOSS DUBUQUE Fire which caused an estimated loss of destroyed all but a new addition of the Visitation academy Tuesday night The flames were brought under control about 2 oclock Wednesday morning Defective wiring is believ ed to have been the cause A minor blaze was discovered in the basement of the building some time before midnight but the flames soon spread rapidly through the old building and all firemen and apparatus of Dubuque were called out The school for girls was estab lished by the late Archbishop Hen nessey Pius Receives Check for Over VATICAN CITY Pius received a check Wednesday for more than lire collected to celebrate the 75th anni versary of the founding of the Ob servatore Romano Vatican daily newspaper The money to be used for the Popes private charities was hand ed to the Holy Father by Court Giuseppe Dalla Torre director of the newspaper Attacks Wife After Tying Man to Bed CHICAGO young Mr and Mrs tire Henry with a pistol while he held them captive for three hours in their south side hotel room an invader Wednesday ravished Mrs Henry 21 after tying her husband to a bed The attacker told Mrs Henry he had just been released after serving eight years of a robbery term at the Joliet prison Going to Be a Model Boy MINNEAPOLIS ative Marion A Zioncheck struck out at the airplane company which refused him passage from Chicago and promised he was going to be a model boy when he passed through here by train Wednesday enroute for his Seattle home But he added when his primary campaign opens things are going to start popping and a lot of people will have trouble sitting down I might get beat but a lot of people will know theyve been in a The train porter and fellow pas sengers said he had been very con siderate and less trouble than the average passenger between Chicago and Minneapolis About the airplane Northwest Airline officials said he didnt have a comment ed I dont know whether Im going to sue the airline company but theres fertile ground there for a bit cf spading The congressman said he still was and about his detention in a mental hos pital at Towson where he was confined after a long series of esca pades He fled from there Sunday night SOLON GETS INTO DISPUTE WITH AIRLINE COMPANY CHICAGO from airliner to a detective squad car and finally to a train Washingtons funloving Marion A toward Seattle Wednesday to campaign for reelection All was orderly during the visit ing congressmans six hour stay in he was ordered out of a passenger plane Then all was welter of indignant statements hurried telephone calls double time action Zioncheck and George Bishop a member of the Washington D police force who accompanied him here from the national capital were comfortably seated in a northwest airlines plane Tuesday night The motors were the congressman related Then an at tendant opened the door and said Were very sorry but all reserva tions are sold Had Capacity Load I wanted to know why they should cancel ours The attendant replied I dont know Theres noth ing else to do but get F J Bixler traffic agent said Zioncheck had been refused passage because he had not purchased tick ets in advance and because the plane had a capacity load when he arrived at the municipal airport I must admit we were afraid to take him Bixler added We are very careful not to endanger the lives of our passengers We told him to get off He refused Finally we ordered all passengers out While he ARABS AND JEWS COUNT UP DEAD INTO THOUSANDS Shots Ring Out Every Day Just Outside of Old Jerusalem EDITORS NOTE This is the first of a series of stories by Ed ward J Neil of the Associated Press foreign staff depicting the troubled situation caused by Arab revolt in the Holy By EDWARD 7 IVEIL Copyright 1830 by The Associated Tress JERUSALEM BY AIRMAIL AND BOAT TO NEW ery day shots ring out on the roads just beyond the ancient city of Je rusalem Bombs explode in railway trains Arabs and Jews are clubbed in street fights Stones drop on passing automo biles driven by Jews All Arabs have been on general strike since April 19 Since then the Arab popula tion has been in guerilla revolt for for immediate termination of Jewish immigration for autonomy The dead are counted in scores The damage is tremendous Business in Jerusalem is at a standstill Since no Arab shop has opened in more than two months no Arab workman has earned a piaster and the greater part of the population is both penniless and desperate Fight to the Death Says one important Arab leader one of the high committee in charge of the strike who thus far hasescaped the concentration set up for insurgents by the British holders of the Palestine mandate This time well fight lo the death Its freedom or the end Our men are getting desperate harder to hold every Says a Jewish leader We want nothing more than to live in peace with the Arabs to till our farms conduct our businesses worship in our churches But the situation getsworse daily We can not stand much longer for outrages that already have murdered so many Jewish Taxicab Smashed Says a Jewish taxicab driver his was raising hell in the hangar we I car just smashed by stones dropped reloaded the passengers and took a roof as he passed beneath Makes Phone Calls Cloudy Iowa Skies Fail to Send Promised Rain DES MOINES ures held closer to normal over Iowa Wednesday cringing welcome relief from the 100 degree marks of earlier in the week Readings mostly were some what lower than Tuesday when hcrmometers stood ip the upper Os with a state highlof 91 at At lantic Wednesday mornings low was 56 at Estherville The weather bureau forecast gen erally fair conditions for Wednes day night and Thursday with some what cooler temperatures in por tions of the state Thursday Cloudy skies failed to fulfill a promise of rain early Wednesday and no precipitaton was recorded over night FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wodnes day night and Thursday some what cooler In central and west Wednesday night and In north east and central portions Thurs day MINNESOTA Fair Wednesday night and Thursday cooler in the west and south Wednesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 88 Minimum In Night 63 At 8 A Wednesday 75 Zioncheck made several telephone calls signed autographs for a curi ous crowd posed for pictures and announced Im going to He leaped into the automobile o his courtesy Chicago police departments pickpocket and confidential detail They drove to the union station near the loop The legislator left on the Milwau kee railroads Olympian promptly at a eastern standard time How long he would stay on board depended upon a reply to his tele jam inquiring about the condition of his mother in Seattle If she were seriously ill he said he would leave the train and take the fastest plane available MAN SOUGHT FOR RIVALS SLAYING Woman Says Husband Was Aroused by Victims Attentions CHICAGO Byers 35 was shot and killed Wednesday in front of the home of Thomas Spado 24 who was sought for the slaying after Mrs Jennie Spado 22 said her husband had been aroused by Byers attentions to her Police Capt George Lynch said Mrs Spado told him Eyers had tried to see her Wednesday morning and that her husband and Byers started an argument Captain Lynch quoted her as saying that her husband had a pistol pointed at Byers and that later she heard two We wont take much more Weve got a haganah defense organiza Weve got men whove served in the armies of the world Weve got rifles and ammunition Weve been drilling Well stand for just so much and no Says a hotel owner Business is at an absolute stand still If the general strike and the fighting ended tomorrow it would still be years before we recovered economically The Arabs have be come practicality paupers Im afraid the bigexplosion will come Thats a crosssection of Palestine opinion after weeks of steadily in creasing strife Calm opinion Is di vided as to the future Quick action on the part of Great Britain pla cating both sides with concessions as in 1929 and 1933 may bring an other truce Desperate the Arabs may break out in open bloody re bellion and the Arab is a great fighter Crisis Not Lessened Certainly none of the measures of steadily increasing severity adopted by Great Britain has lessened the crisis Despite a curfew law that clears all streetsat 1 p special degrees approachiag martial law proclaim ing death as the possible punish menf for place violations increasing her armed Wees here to pa trolling tffe streets with trench helmeted Soldiers carrying bayon etted the disorders have in creased Commjmplace today are such epi sodes bursting bombs sniping from ipadsides and housetops quick death fro Each day the tension It wouljd not take in to turn the holy la onfire Will shift Cut Red Tape to Rush Aid to Dry Area ST PAUL placed at their disposal and red tape cut af ter being clothed with full author ity Works Progress administra tors of five states Wednesday is sued orders that will provide a live lihood for farmers whose incomes have been wiped out by the searing drought At least persons princi pally farmers will be put to work by the Works Progress administra tion in the next 10 days and the number may reach as a re sult of an all day conference Tues day of governors WPA attaches and federal officials Sections of Minnesota the Dakotas Montana and Wyoming are in the drought area Farmers hired on WPA projects will be paid prevailing hourly wage rates officials said This assurance was given by Harry Hopkins WPA chief to a delegation from the con vention of the National Farm Holi day association also in session here Makes No Estimate Hopkins would make no estimate of the amount of money expected to be spent but he said funds will be made available to state administra tors as fast as they are required and in such amounts as are nec essary to meet the drought emer Projects approved are mainly farrntomarket roads water con servation rural school construction and recreational development Hop kins said Meanwhile reports from the parched areas continued to tell the same story of burned fields and in creasing feed shortage In the Grindstone S district ranch ers and farmers are reported cut ting their small grain for hay Northwest Still Dry Rains fell in Ohio Kansas mid dle Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys and cheered the parched farm land and dwellers but the dry northwest areas were not as for tunate with continued warmer weather forecast Meanwhile Secretary Wallace was heading westward from Wash ington for a personal inspection of drought conditions in the north cen tral states after conferring with President Roosevelt on relief needs Aiding farmers also was an in terstate commerce commission or der extending its emergency freight rate reductions for drought suffer ers in Montana the Dakotas and Wyoming who found it necessary to ship their livestock to other sec tions for pasturage ONLY FIVE STATES TO HAVE IMMEDIAE AID CHICAGO WPA at pre sent has no plans lor extending drought relief to other than the five most severely stricken states Harry Hopkins Works Progress administrator saiid Wednesday Hopkins stopped here for several hours enroute to New York from a conference with WPA adminis trators of the five and South Dakota Minnesota Mon tana and St Paul yesterday IOWAN SHOOTS WIFE AND SELF Independence Woman Dies in Hospital Husband Not Likely to Live INDEPENDENCE Her bert Benion 31 died at 10 a m Wednesday in a hospital here two hours after she had been shot in the head by her husband Herbert Ben ion 28 year old unemployed barber of Walker Iowa allegedly after a family quarrel Benion who turned the revolver on himself after shooting his wife was given no hope for recovery at the hospital Mrs Benion had been employed for a month as waitress in an In dependence cafe The couple had not been living to gether for the last three weeks Mrs Bentons relatives live at Hopkinton Dr W M C Melroce Buchanan county coroner held an inquest this afternoon Divorcee Own Life LE MARS Maxine Peebyes 1 20 divorced twg mother onths ago and ar old son corn night at her miles north herself in Eden Says Only Military Action Could Change Present Situation By WADE WERNER Associated Press Foreign Staff GENEVA Eden of Great Britain told the league of nations assembly Wednesday it should not in any way recognize Italys conquest of Ethiopia He declared however that sanc tions had failed and that only military action could succeed in changing the present situation In present world conditions this could not be considered as a possi the British foreign secre tary added He recommended the continuance after the assembly has taken action to suppress sanctions of mutual as sistance pacts in the Mediterranean sea Pledges CoOperation Eden spoke while Geneva heard warnings of wholesale resignations of smaller powers from the league and after the assembly had lis tened to biting criticism of great powers from the South African delegate because of their recession from sanctions Eden pledged toyPremier Leon Blum of France the full coopera tion of Great Britain in rebuilding an authority The league ie said should npt be abandoned because it had failed once Methods by which international law is to be enforced should be amended he declared so they will correspond to the action which nations are willing to take League Reform Issue The time to tackle the question of league reform Eden asserted is at the September session of the assembly The delegate of Panama told ttifr league assembly there was a strong current of opinion favoring the withdrawal of all Latin Ameri can The foreign ministers of Den mark Finland Norway Sweden the Netherlands Spain and Switz erland announced there were doubts in their nations as to whether the conditions in which the assumed league obligations still main tained No French Recognition Premier Leon Blum of France in dicated to the league of nations as sembly that France will not recog nize Italys annexation of Ethiopia The socialist government head declared France would not give solution constituting encourage ment of actions contrary to the right He warned that only through general disarmament could the specter of war be dissipated The assembly met in a tense at mosphere engendered by the events of Tuesday when Haile Selassie i was delayed in beginning a speech by a demonstration of hostile spec tators The demonstration broke out suddenly in the galleries when the defeated emperor of Ethiopia arose to upbraid the league for its failure to prevent Italys conquest of Ethiopia Whistle and Boo Italian sympathizers whistled shouted insults at the Negus Other spectators in the gal lery struck at the demonstrators and soon a number of fist fights were in progress The erstwhile dignified assembly became a howling bedlam while Haile Selassie waited patiently on the rostrum for five minutes until police came to the aid of league ushers to restore order The police arrested eight Italian newspapermen for creating a scandal and spectators were cau tioned that anyone disturb ing the peace of the meeting would be dealt with sternly Galileo Solis of Panama told the assembly many American members were dissatisfied with the organiza declared There is a strong opinion withdrawal of all Latin Ameri can states from the league of na Call World Parley Solis suggested the outcome of the leagues efforta to enforce mism mighvj on excessive e the summo from prin opti tt   

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