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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII FIVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1RJB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 22 1936 CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 273 5 Political Freaks Stewart Wonders If They Have Real Futures By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON What does the future hold for the more freakish of the outstanding per sonalities devel oped by the cur rent presidential campaign When the cam paign has ended will these pecu liar folk sink back into incon spicuity or wi 11 some of them at least remain in definitely in t h e national fore ground Gov Alf M LandOD of course is not one of the number Nor President Roosevelt They are the normal antagonists Norman Thomas isnit a frcaX either Nor is Earl Browder Browder in particular decidedly is a radical but he has an under standable program His future and Thomas arc calculable They will be licked overwhelmingly at the polls and they expect to be Afterward they will go right on leading their respective groups as long as they live in all likelihood A Queer Quintet The really queer quintet consists of Representative William Lemke Dr Francis E Townsend Father Charles E Coughlin the Rev Gerald L K Smith and Senator Rush Holt especially since he did the keynoting at Father Coughlins recent gathering in Cleveland Perhaps it is incorrect to say that Dr Townsends future is un predictable He is too old to las long Senator Holts future also would be easy to prophesy if he were coming up this year for reelection He certainly would be beaten and that would dispose of him perma nently As an exceedingly babyish senator he ought to be reason ably modest or polite anyway He undoubtedly is too fresh to make a hit with the average voter how ever successful he seems to have been as a Coughlinite keynoter Has Until 1941 But Holt has until 1941 to serve on capitol hill This gives him quite a while 10 improve on his tactics He oo viously has undertaken to be a second Huey P Long and as yet hasnt acquired the hang of it But the fact is lhat the West Virginian genuinely is a very tright young man He behaved quite creditably early in his stfy in Washington Then apparently liia head swelled and he is trying to be a statesman prematurely Perhaps he will have recaptured his judgment by 1941 and be as good as Huey That would make him a factor to be reckoned with for no one knows how long Lemke Experienced Representative Lemke though as freakish as anyone is an ex perienced politician He did not put all his eggs in one basket Besides proclaiming him self presidentially he saw to it that he likewise was renominated for the house of representatives Thus even though defeated for the white house a hazard that its impossible to believe he doesnt recognize de spite his refusal to admit it he still is pretty sure to remain in congress 3 soundingboard for lots mote f his oratory If he has any strength at all outside his home district it be mainly farm strength Assuming that agriculture is fairly well satisfied with its lot in the course of the next four years he probably will have fizzled out entirely by 1940 Should the farm ers continue discontented however or get more so there is a chance that his potency will increase stead iiy Tied As Spellbinders As spellbinders the Rev Father Charles E Coughlin and the Rev Gerald L K Smith are about tied Father Coughlin has been so generally heard via the radio that it is unnecessary to comment on the quality of his eloquence The Rev Gerald L K is not so well known on the air but take it from me he is a good talker One may not agree with him but he is en tertaining to listen to He has in particular what isnt so conspic uous in Father Coughlin a lively sense of humor Nor is he any such imitator of Huey Long as Senator Holt is He preaches the Kingfishs philosophy but he does it in his own fashion Indeed of all the five prime po litical freaks of today I would ramble on the Rev Gerald L appeal to last longest I don t un derstand why his Louisiana congre gation which he left to join the Kingfishs organization allowed him to get away from St Even U one disagreed with every word he said his sermons should have been a treat Id think FREEDOM CHALLENGED Spanish Government Moves to Pacify Germany LANDON FASCIST REBELS OPEN BIG PUSH AGAINST MADRID Grave Concern Is Still Shown in Capitals of Europe SITUATION AT A GLANCE By The Associated Press Madrid moves to settle quickly steamer Kamerun incident open ingway for Germanys entrance to neutrality pact Rebels drive toward Toledo in big push on Madrid renew as sault on San Sebastian Socialist priest accuses church of enriching itself while fighting for fascism AntiRussian fury sweeps Ger many Nazis charge Soviets aid Spanish loyalists European capitals weigh Italys contingent acceptance of French neutrality pact Demonstrators riot against nai Spanish ultimatum at pier of lin T Bremen in New York state department invokes morXl arms embargo against Spain SAYS ADVANCE WILL NOT BE PKECIPITOLS By The Associated Press j The way for Germanys entrance into the general European neutral Canada in the first half of 1936 ity agreement in the Spanish Civil war was opened Saturdayby the Madrid governments willingness to With Canada Shows Gains Cattlemen of Canada Get Big Benefits by Treaty By EDWIN B HAAIUNSON WASHINGTON C3 Federal economists reports Saturday that movement of farm products to and from Canada had jumped 24 per cent during the first six months of the reciprocal trade treaty An analysis prepared by the ag riculture departments bureau oi foreign crops and markets showed the percentage of increase for ex ports and imports of agricultural products to be identical as compar ed with the same period during 1935 The trade figures were made pub lic shortly after Secretary Roper forecast negotiations for a recipro cal trade agreement with Great Bri tain Returning from Europe Roper said the Canadian trade agreement has arrested British attention Canadian Cattlemen Benefit The citrus industry in this coun try and cattlemen in Canada were said to be chief beneficiaries in ag ricultural trade between the two na tions Agricultural exports to Canada Tor the first six months of this year were compared with for the first half of last year a gain of or 24 per cent Farm products sent here from settle immediately the Kamerun in cident Augusto Barcia Spanish minister of state declared nazi protests of the reported Spanish search of the German steamer Kamerun would be settled ouickly to the satisfaction of both were valued at compar ed with in 1935 a gain of also 24 per cent Nonagricultural products from Canada rose from for the first half of last year to this year a boost of or 23 per cent Canada Gains More Nonagricultural products mov ing into Canada were ledo 30 miles south of the Plan Cautious Drive Gc Francisco Franco rebe mH I cent compared to a 23 per cent would not be precipitous but a j steady slowprogress with frequent halts to consolidate the newly won positions At dawn the rebel forces had only to capture Toledo before fac ing a virtually unimpeded road to Madrid Simultaneously the rebel compa triots in the northern section of Spain launched an assault on the San Sebastian front where the fighting between the loyalist de fenders and fascist attackers has been waged bitterly throughout the week Headquarters Shifted The rebel junta shifted its head quarters southward from Burgos to Valladolid to bring the nerve center of its forces nearer Madrid Within the loyalist capital itself the Catholic churchs alliance in most cases with the fascist rebU cause was outspokenly opposed by the socialist priest Father Juan Garcia Morales former member of the Spanish chamber of deputies who charged many priests with aid ing the rebellion while enriching themselves As the bloody civil war in Spain moved to a decisive battle for con trol of Madrid the ramifications oJ the fascistmonarchist vs socialist communist struggle were causing grave concern in European capitals Kay of Hope Seen A ray of hope shown through the blackening war clouds with Italys contingent acceptance of the terms of the proposed French neutrality pact Italy said she would declare an embargo on arms to Spain if the other European world powers would do likewise In Berlin the situation became electricwith increasing antiRus sian fury sweeping the nation The nazis accused the Soviets with aid ing the Spanish socialistloyalistic cause at the expense of the fascist rebel forces toward which the nazi government is symphathetically in clined politically At Hendaye France barbed wire entanglements were strung across all roads leading from the Spanish frontier as a second line of defense against fighting which it was feared might spread across the bor der into France Kiots on Bremen In New York the steel clad atti tude of the German government ajrainst U10 in Soain found gam fo The gain in movement of products from here to Canada was evenly split between commodities upon which duty was reduced by the pact and those on which no changes were made However the Canadian increase varied widely with reduced agricultural products gaining bo per cent and those on which duty was unchanged only 13 Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 Who was crowned king of hoboes at Britt 2 The governor of what state was seriously ill from an abdom inal ailment 3 A bank was robbed in what North Iowa town the past week 4 What two nations warned Spain their warships would resist illegal acts1 with force 5 On what day of the North Iowa fair will auto races be stag ed 6 What well known actorsing er planned a round trip airplane flight to London 7 Who was knocked out in the third round of a heavyweight prize fight by Joe Louis 8 What former local postmaster died 9 What exiled Russian leader was reported behind a plot to ov erthrow the Stalin regime in Rus sia 10 What baseball team was vic tim of the Philadelphia nationals as they ended their 14 game los ing streak ANSWERS ON PAGE 3 expression in riots atioard the Ger man liner Bremen Twelve persons were arrested on disorderly conduct charges after demonstrators protested pugilistic ally against the nazis ultimatums to the Spanish loyalist government The United States state depart ment invoked a moral arms em bargo banning shipment of war ma terials to Spain The state depart ment let it be known to munition dealers that sales to either of the Spanish warring forces would be neutrality policy Thrdng Welcomes Governor Landon as He Enters Iowa Gov Landon of Kansas republican presidential nominee Is shown above at the left on the rear platform of his special train as he smil ingly acknowledged the greetings of nearly persons gathered at Council Bluffs Friday to welcome him to Iowa With the governor in the picture is John M Henry republican county chairman Iowa Daily Tress LOOK INSIDE FOR ZJNOVIEFF KAMENEFF Death Demanded for 16 Russian Plotters ON PAGE 2 Tell Miracle Story of 2 Miners Rescue ON PAGE 2 Roaring Motors Start Fair Events on Track ON PAGE 9 Youth Admits Slaying Iowa Sheriffs Mother PICTURE ON PAGE 3 Nashua Osage Garner Fairs Are Concluded ON PAGE 8 Valentine Named for Lieutenent Governor ON PAGE 12 Record Judging Team Total Entered in Fair ON PAGE 11 Last Preparations Made for Fair Opening Monday All Sections This Year Claims Secretary Everything has lined up better than ever before for the North Iowa fair this declared Secretary Fred Mitchell Saturday as final preparations were being made for the opening of the annual exposi tion on Monday Every section of the fair is stronger than it has been in previ ous Mr Mitchell continued enthusiastically Then Mr Mitchell recounted how all the booths lor the commercial exhibits had been adding The merchants have certainly gone to a lot of expense this year to make their exhibits Space in the livestock barns is taken and efforts are being made because of the crowded condition to make conditions satisfactory to exhibitors FourH club livestock exhibits which have always been outstanding here will be better than ever this year it is indicated Fine Displays Provided Machinery row displays will also be larger this year Six major lines showing latest developments are included in this section In the womens divisions larger and finer displays are indicated accordingto superintendents Already the hum of excitement prevails at the fairgrounds and over the weekend it will be a busy place particularly when setting up of the midway is started Much interest is being shown in the new building which has been erected on the fair grounds This is the rest room and lounge Entertainment features will get into full swing Monday The Mason City municipal band will present a concert at and at 2 oclock a program of auto races will be of fered From then on every after noon and evening special features will be staged before the grand stand 50 in Everything Monday evening will see the first performance here of Everything gala musical revue by a cast MONDAY PROGRAM a Live stock Judging Contest in charge of P S Shearer a Textiles Mrs Ada Gaede Judging Cer ro Gordo 4H Booths and Ex hibits Alice Mae Higdon Judg ing School Exhibits Mrs Dickinson Judging Dairy But ter Eggs and Cottage Cheese R O Storvick R C Willey M D Reynolds Judging Grains C V Holsinger p Angus Cat tle Carl Oldsen Pang li Judging1 Belgian Horses A B Caine Ring Judging 4H Club Colts Harry Linn Ring Judging 4H Dairy Calves Floyd Johnson Ring Judg ing 4H Pigs and 4H Sheep P S Shearer Judging Open Class Sheep P S Shearer Continuing Textiles Schools Dairy Products qualify ing time trials for position in afternoon races p Mason City Municipal band p races Eight events interspersed with vau deville acts p of race horses that will race in the next three days p concert p pageant First elimination to select the girl to enter state fair beauty con test p Tops elaborate stage show with an array of 50 artists HIGH WINDS PILE FISH ON SHORE Hundreds of Denizens of Clear Lake Stronded in Puddles High winds Friday night piled waves many rods up the gently sloping beach along the north shore of Clear Lake leaving hundreds of small fish of all kinds stranded in small puddles far from the natural low water line Deputies from the fish hatchery set out to restore the storm victims to the lake early Saturday morning aided by volun teer cottagers but the gulls had made short work of many of the smaller ones before they could be salvaged A large number of the fish died from the exposure of 50 artists including singers and comedians of national reputation Elaborate scenic and lighting effects will add to the effectiveness of this musical extravaganza Racing horses from long distances are arriving for the spectacular events to be staged Tuesday through Friday afternoon Racing horses are beinghoused in the long barns north of the race track and tryouts being held indicate it is Boy 5 Runs Into Truck and Is Killed DUBUQUE Bauer 5 was killed here when witnesses said he ran into the side of a Du buque packing company truck driv en by Leo S toff el late Friday Seeded First in Race DALLAS Negro lad won all the honors in rapidfire water meion eating at a melon party con test here disclosed the secret of his success I won cause I ate all the likely new speed records will be es tablished Much to Be Judged Monday morning the judging pro gram will get under way as experts in many lines begin the enormous task of rating the thousands and thousands of exhibits in every de partment Not until Wednesday aft ernoon will this phase of activity be completed Many attractive girls have been entered in the beauty ocntest for the title of Miss North Iowa Prelimin ary judging be done Monday and Tuesday evenings with the finals Wednesday AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE URGED INEASTERNTALK Nominee Pledges Himself to Protect Our TEXT ON PAGE 1J WEST MIDDLESEX Gov Alf M Landon Saturday as serted the presidential campaign presented a choice between the pig in the poke policies of the new deal and American freedom of enter In his first major eastern address the republican nominee pledged himself so far it liea within my power to protect for America our heritage of freedom and opportuni The Kansan spoke from a plat form on the Tarn OShanter golf course a mile from the village of West Middlesex where he was born almost 49 years ago He for his topic the American way of The word American1 xxx means an attitude of heart and Landon said an outlook on life It means not only deep love of liberty and justice but courage to face the dangers and responsibilities that go with liberty xxx Americanism Challenged This American way of life is be ing challenged We are told that it does not meet modern requirements xxx Some are trying to supplant our institutions by others from abroad Periods of depression are favor able for reviving ancient and dis credited systems of society and gov ernment and presenting them as the sure way of gaining Utopia xxx The confidence of many of our people in our way of doing things has been shaken They are wondering whether we may not have to scrap our American institu tions This doubt and distrust is fostered by unstable men to whom it is always dangerous to give polit ical power xxx Before the depres sion such phrases as the onward sweep of democracy were common Now in many parts of the world democracy is in retreat and dictatorships are Defeatists the governor said con tended we must choose between freedom and Heritage of Fredom Let us not surrender to any such counsel of the candidate said Let us not abandon our de termination to win security and abundance without sacrificing any of our precious heritage of freedom In this depression as in every depression there are timid souls who fear that the temporary set back is to be permanent There is nothing to justify any such conclu sion We have had bard times be fore xxx We are told now however that we got out of previous depressions because of the natural growth of tfie country and the westward ex pansion of the frontier We are warned that we are at the end of that era of expansion and must now face a new situation The remedy offered is that the federal government shall restrict production dole out jobs and parcel out business opportunities This ar gument instead of being progres sive is 40 years behind the New Frontier Found During the depression of the 1890s Landon said a new fron tier was frontier of invention and new Under our American way of he continued men with cour age and imagination were free to occupy this new frontier and devel op it They built a greater America Our people were able to buy the new luxuries comforts and conveniences because they had new purchasing purchasing power that came not in checks from the treas ury but from the production of goods All this was achieved without undermining any American institu tions It was achieved by continuing to encourage free enterprise Freedom of enterprise does not mean that the government shall do nothing Government must always be on the alert to repress violence and fraud to terminate special priv ilege and unfair practices to protect the everyday American in carrying on projects that are beyond the scope of private Proposals for Change Referring to proposals for changing the form of government Landon government power must be used unflinchingly to correct the abuses and inequali ties which admittedly So far as he said this should be done by the individ ual slates or by among the states In the case of abuses wt   

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