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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                V FOURTH NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKEStL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWAJSATUBDAY JULY NO 230 Where Will They Go Ultraconservatives Left Without Any Candidate By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON CPA Ultra conservative folk find themselves with practically no place tc go as the presidential campaign opens up No party of fers them what would have been considered a standpat p r o gram as recent ly as four years ago The ex tremely radical group like the communists and the slightly mild er socialists of course are ana thema to them The Lemkeites dont suit them much hetter The democrats are much too far to the leftward for them and even the republicans show signs of lib erality that shock all Bourbons and all old guardsmen Now I am not sure that the conservative leaders leftward trend is genuinely as pronounced as their talk implies Fingers Crossed Gov Alfred M Landon for ex ample may have his fingers crossed when he suggests tinkering with the United States constitution And I have my doubts that President Poosevelt a heriditary aristocrat is as truly liberal as his acceptance speech indicated Nevertheless if they mean what they say neither one is as conser vative as such a 100 per cent right ist as Al Smith of Lammot not La ment duPont should desire A radical voter has got some lati tude for voice If Landon is too conservative for him he can drift leeward to Roose velt If Roosevelt is still to con servative he can go on to Lemke Thomas or Browder If Lemke isnt advanced enough he can go on to Norman Thomas or Earle Browder But a conservative Landon is the most conservative candidate in the field and he is not very conservative So for whom can the oldtime conservative vote The oldtime liberal party is radical The old time radicals are as radical as ever they communists anarchists whatever you please No party remains for the con servatives at all as I see it I asked a Canadian correspon dent What was bis opinion of the two conventions Lower Boiling Point he said the democrats boiling point is lower than the re They begin to scream and yell sooner than the republicans do But the sooner the pot boils over the sooner the ebullition The republican convention then ended with a crescendo The democrats wound up with an anticlimax That is to say it would have done so except for President Roosevelts masterful speech at its conclusion That speech took much of the curse from what would otherwise have been a flat fizzle SEEK TRUE SAYS F R Intense Heat Spreads New Damage to Crops I JkMHI M VIJfcBI mf TTtfWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Saturday right and Sunday Warmer in northeast portion MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and somewhat unsettled south scattered thundershowers north Saturday night or Sunday warm er Saturday night and northeast Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at oclock Saturday nsorning Maximum Friday Minimum In Night 60 At 8 A M Saturday 71 The mercury in Mason City Fri day shot to a new high for the year passing the century mark but fall imr short of 101 FOURTH OF JULY SPEECH MADE AT JEFFERSON HOME President Renews His Attack on Economic MONTICELLO ing at the portico of Thomas Jeffer sons mountain home President Roosevelt called on the nation Sat urday to renew that founding fathers battle for true Mr Roosevelts Fourth of July address rang with the praises of Jefferson as a great gentleman and a great commoner who was not satisfied with things as they were but concentrated on things as they ought to Passages in the address were reminiscent of the presidents re cent acceptance speech in which he argued that while the Revolutionary heroes overthrew political autocracy the modern task was to win freedom from the economic royalists of big business Praise for Jefferson After praising Jefferson as a man who used an extraordinary diversity of knowledge to interpret and adapt laws habits and institutions in order to better the lot of man Mr Roosevelt said Democracy needs now as it found then men developed to the limit of their capacity through edu cation for ultimate responsibility Emergencies and decisions in our individual and community and na tional lives are the stuff out of which national character is made Preparation of the mind and spirit of our people for such emergencies and decisions is the best available insurance for the security and de velopment of our democratic insti tutions Never to Be Repeated Was the spirit of such men ai Jefferson the spirit of a golden age now and never to be repeated in our history Was the feeling of funda mental freedom which lighted the fire of their ability a miracle we shall never see again That is not my belief It is not beyond our power to relight that sacred fire There are no limitations upon the nations capacity to ob tain and maintain true freedom ex cept the strength of our nations de rire and From a nearby country club where he spent the night Mr Roose velt had motored up a winding mountain road to the famous brick mansion Monticello which Jeffer son spent almost his entire lifetime building and expanding Expression of Personality More than any other historic home in America Monticello ap peals to me as an expression of the personality of its Mr Roosevelt said In the design not alone of the whole but of every room and every part thereof in the very furnishings which Jefferson devised on his own drawing board and made in his own shop there speaks ready capacity for detail and above all creative It was the president asserted that Thomas Jefferson should live on this mountain top of Monticello On a mountain top all paths unite and Jefferson was a meeting point of all the vital forces of hig Notables including numerous leaders of the democratic party came to hear the address Mrs Reeves to Talk to State Convention of G 10 DES MOINES state headquarters here announced Saturday that Mrs Winona Reeves woman republican leader of Keokuk has been selected to deliver an af ternoon address at the republican state convention in Des Moines July 10 Mrs Reeves also will be the hon ored guest at a womens luncheon at noon Plan European Vacation CHARLES MacARTHUR HELEN HAYES Seek Relief After Trying SerioComic Drama Roles FRANCE VOTES TO CONTROL WHEAT Blums Government Pushes Bill Through After 28 Hours of Debate PARIS Leon Blums government pushed the wheat con trol bill to passage Saturday after 28 hours of continuous debate The vote was 357 to 215 The bill a socialist sponsored re form measure prohibits temporary admission to France of foreign wheat for reshipment to other coun tries and virtually suppresses trad ing in wheat futures Determined opposition to rightist attempts to kill the measure kept the leftistcontrolled chamber in session throughout the night Premier Leon Blums forces voted down a series of rightist mo tions for adjournment and counter proposals to keep the bill setting up a grain control agency before the legislators New Rains Upstream Pour Another Burder of Water Into Flood CUERO Texas rains upstream early Saturday poured another burden of water into the sprawling Guadalupe river which already had forced 200 families out of their homes at Victoria Fresh downpours of more than three inches fell in the Gonzales region scene of death dealing floods three days ago but rescue workers said the river probably would unload into the Gulf of Mexi co before the new rise could reach Cuero or Victoria The death list stood at 26 Prop erty losses were estimated at by farmers livestock keepers businessmen and home owners Thousands of acres of fer tile farm lands were flooded Postville Man Awaits Hearing on July 13 WAUKON UP Allamakee county officers arrested Milton Gor don of Postville Iowa on a charge of receiving stolen property A hear ing was set for July 13 Tree to Go to N Y and Later Cross Atlantic CHICAGO Hayes and Charles MacArthur looked to a European vacation Saturday for re lief from their trying roles in a seriocomic drama based on the old eternal triangle They were free to return to New York and later cross the Atlantic after the alienation of af fections suit brought by Carol Frink first wife of the playwright aganist Miss Hayes his present spouse had been dismissed in cir cuit court Friday There were three days of hear ings Hilarity rivaling that of the Front Page play MacArthur helped write ruled the second ses sion The finale closed in a display Of tears Drama Critic on Stand Miss Frink drama critic for a Chicago newspaper whose 1920 mar riage to MacArthur ended in a 1926 divorce was on the witness stand for cross examination Defense Counsel J F Reeve swept his arm toward the defendant and her hus in asked Do you wish them happiness The blond witness eyes moisten ed MacArthur and his actress wife studied the floor A recess was or dered Agree on NonSuit Attorneys agreed on a nonsuit Judge Walter La Buy formally dis missed the case Attorney Samuel Goln announced bis client had pressed the action filed four years ago without think ing of getting a but to seize the opportunity of telling her story to those who thought she was a gold It is Miss Frinks he said that there was no malice whatso ever on the part of Helen Hayes when she became engaged to Mac Policeman Demoted for Part in Brawl COUNCIL BLUFFS city fire and police commission sus pended Police Traffic Sergeant C A McTwigan for 30 days without pay and demoted him to patrolman with no chance for promotion for a year The commission charged him with conduct unbecoming an officer in connection with a purported al tercation he figured in at the Rain bow Inn NO IMMEDIATE HOPE IS SEEN OF GENERAL RAINS Prairies Parched as Com Crop Enters Critical 3 Week Period DROUGHT AT A GLANCE heat spread damage anew in midwestern drought belt WASHINGTON Agriculture department economists pointed to weathers effect on corn supply as determining factor in future meat prices urged to pray for rain to end crisis DES Wal lace disclosed volume of dis purchased by the government would he gov erned by drought developments group of farmers assigned to work relief projects CROP WILTING HEAT SPREADS NEW HAVOC CHICAGO wilting heat spread new havoc across the west ern plains Saturday allayed by actual or predicted rain for several with the mercury in Jie drought belt A blazing sun beat down on parched prairies as the corn crop entered a critical three week period Extremely high temperatures were registered Friday in the Missouri vallev and the central plains Nor folk recorded 111 Omaha had highest ever noted at the weather station there in July Pierre and Mobridge in South Da kota reported 104 and Bismarck N 96 Unseasonably warm weatner meteorologists warned would blan ket the mfdwest Showers in South There were scattered showers in southern states and portions of New York and New England Friday More precipitation was indicated for parts of Wisconsin and North of the most adversely affected States But there was no immediate hope of a general saturating downpour to halt crop losses that have already been estimated at more than for the nations major agri cultural sections City dwellers shared some 01 farmers concern after agriculture department economists in Washing ton said the weathers effect on corn would determine the future price of the meat they must buy for their tables Com they pointed out was used to feed meat animals and is a major factor in the prices they bring at the markets Deficiency in June Reports to the grain trade told of a deficiency in June moisture m almost all of 200 reporting points in 11 central states Market men also heard crop de terioration had broadened in the western Canadian provinces with reports from southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan of large areas where not more than 25 per cent of normal harvest was in prospect But profit taking held grain prices in check after sensational advances Thursday Catholics in Nebraska prepared to pray for rain at the behest of the bishop of the Lincoln diocese He urged the faithful to offer their supplications for an end of the crisis during the first two Sundays of July No Extensive Buying Planters in the Alliance district of the same state armed them selves with clubsand combed the fields in a war against another crop rabbits seeking water Secretary of Agriculture Wallace UHeadDies at Home of Sister Here Boyle Funeral Rites Are Held at Holy Family Church The Rev Joseph J Boyle C S 54 president of the University of Portland Portland died at the home of his sister Mrs P H Hughes 9 Georgia avenue northeast here Friday evening Funeral services were held at the Holy Family church at oclock Saturday with one of his two sur viving brothers the Rev Patrick Boyle Strawberry Point officiating Funeral at Notre Dame The body will be taken to South Bend by the Rev P H Dolan director of the Mission Band at Notre Dame where services will be held Monday Father Boyle is survived by three other sisters Mrs Willson Abel Mason City Mrs Martin Dolan Cedar Falls and Sister M Lauren tina Chicago and another brother David Boyle Dougherty Father Boyle who had suffered a series of strokes had been ill for several months at South Bend He came to Mason City Wednesday be lieving that he was making a suc cessful recovery Attended Rockwell Schools Born at Dougherty Father Boyle attended school at Rockwell after which he went to Notre Dame Early in his career he demonstrated his ability as an educator obtaining both a Ph D and doctor of laws degrees Before going to Portland college as president two years ago he was director of religious educa tion at St Thomas college St Paul He was nationally known as a member of the Notre Dame Mission Band giving retreats for Catholic laymen in all sections of the coun try He also became renowned as a pulpit orator Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 Who is the presidential nom inee of the communist party 2 What governor of what state yielded to party pleadings to seek reelection 3 Who told the league of na tions assembly God and history will remember your judgment 4 What did John R McCarl do 5 Torrential rains brought floods in what state 6 What Iowa member of con gress died 7 What national park in Vir ginia was dedicated by President Roosevelt 8 What team beat the Chicago White Sox 21 to 6 9 Who won the allEngland tennis championship 10 Who ordered a world cen sorship of movies ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 disclosed at Des Moines the volume of distressed cattle to be purchased by the government would be de termined by the future seriousness of the situation While ready to buy up to head he said such an extensive program for removing the animals from barren ranges might not prove necessary At Pierre S WPA officials announced the first group of 1000 stricken farmers had been assigned to dam and road construction work They will receive a base pay of 35 cents an hour Officials planned to hire as many as 000 men inrelief work projects in the Dakotas Minnesota Wyoming and Montana LOOK INSIDE FOR HARRY THOMAS THOMPSON Faces20 Years for Selling Navy Secrets ON PAGE 2 Many Towns in North Iowa Observe July 4 ON STATE PAGE Two Are Injured as Leland Scaffold Falls ON STATE PAGE Read Chapter 34 of Lady Be Gallant ON PAGE 3 Helen Jacobs Wins in Wimbledon Net Tussle ON SPORTS PAGE HEAVIER TOLL OF DEATHS FEARED Special Precautions Made in U S for Safe and Sane By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Special precautions for a safe and sane Fourth were made throughout the nation Saturday as authorities feared a heavier than usual list of casualties because the holiday fell on a weekend They acted to prevent a repeti tion of the 1931 accident record when a weekend Fourth brought the highest holiday death toll in re cent years Insurance experts forecast 4oO in highway accidents and 150 by drowning But this grim prediction did nothing to diminish the gay spirit of the holiday commemorating the decision of 13 eastern seaboard states 160 years ago to dissolve the political bonds which tied them to Great Britain These 13 states were joined Sat urday by 35 others in a patriotic medley of booming guns fire works and oratory Lemke OBrien Put on Ballot in Iowa DES MOINES M peet Union party chairman for Iowa filed nomination papers with the state secretary of state naming Representative William Lemke and Thomas OBrien presidential and vice presidential candidates CELEBRATION AT LAKE ATTRACTS LARGE THRONGS Streets Crowded Early Bands Drum Corps in Parade CLEAR the streets already crwded at 9 a m Clear Lakes July 4 celebration got off to an excellent start Saturday The sun was doing its best for the con cession men who were stocked to overflowing Streets were lined with crowds long before the parade and other events got under way In various parts of town secluded or otherwise members of clubs and patriotic organizations busily pinned and tacked the last few of decoration upon the floatswhich took part in the street parade at 10 a m Merchants and business houses also prepared units for one of the largest and most varied parade Clear Lake has ever produced The comic section was well filled with clown effects which are rarely seen outside the circus Band music flared and died away as the bands marched up and down the streets or assembled in the city park for a concert The Clear Lake municipal band two drum corps Karl Bohlens concert band as well as several orchestras had places in the parade There was no Jack of music to keep the crowd pepped up and stepping lively Proves Drawing Card Burdette Bailey in charge of con cessions has a man with a trained pig engaged to give free exhibitions several times Saturday in the city park The attraction is proving a real drawing card The city park was surrounded with concessions of every kind The hungry may eat the thirsty may drink the young may ride the merrygoround and may have bis picture taken Jhrow balls at the babies place over canes play the corn game ol shoot at a target In and out and trough and between the gay happf care free throng mills and surges first to this point and then to t j The ever ready lad with the fire crackers arose at dawn if he ever went to bed and began left off Friday night Mu was being burned in celebration of the birth of the nation J All Hotels All hotels cabins cottages and apartments were filled tt capacity Friday night Realtors rfcport their business the most thrivihg in sev eral seasons Many visitors plan to remain over Sunday to imake the most of the cool breezei from the lake on these hot days Dance halls were taking a breath ing spell during the morning1 hours but will liven up after noon and remain open till or later The contest for best car of corn which is on garage attracted more than usual interest and was a drawing card all day Lloyd Liesenberg ol tiesenberg Ci gar company offered three prizes in this contest and in addition the first prize winningJear will be sent by Mr Liesenberg to President Franklin D Roosevelt as an indica tion to him of the altitude of fann ers in the tall corn state Cars line Highways Highways leading into Clear Lake were thickly lined autos all headed for the big day at Clear Lake Early in the miming cars from1 distant counties began to make their appearance on the streets and before noon parking space in the business district was exhausted while blocks and blocks of the residence portion were edged with parked cart from all Iowa said nearer portions of other states Merchants donated 35 prizes mainly merchandise for the pro gram of street sporta and racer   

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