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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 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 1 COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICH MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 279 London Has Own Ideas Knows His Style of Speech Making and Follows It 4ARRESTED FOB BUTTER THEFTS v A vtnimA By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON Gov Alf M Landon3 initial essay at presidential cam paigning develops the fact that the Kansan has s p e e ch making ideas of his own His talks are not ghost writ ten for him any way On the con trary it is whis pered that he has advisers who think he would do better simply tj read what they have prepared He thinks otherwise The governor may be right Un doubtedly he has experts at his command who could supply him with more thrilling words than those of his personal choice but they would have to be ringingiy enunciated to make them telling find the governor his closest friends say is perfectly aware that his style doesnt ring President Roosevelts style does He Steers Clear Can the governor be blamed tor steering as clear as he can from a type of contest in which the president is a recognized champion but in which he is not much good in which he is untrained anyway The democratic criticism of Landon is that he suggests ideals that are all right but fails to explain how he pro poses to realize them He has supporters who want him to tell how Possibly he doesnt know He is honest enough to imply as much if so In any event he does not like what the new deal seems to be trying to accomplish That is as far as he goes He says in effect that even if he has not a program neitherhas the hew deal No Violent Attack The G O P management wants violent attack upon Rqoseveltism and Landon has not delivered one yet The governor did not take the offensive in his presidential accep tance address He was only po litically philosophic at West Mid dlesex and thenceforward He did rot tear into the opposition and while he did express sentiments of same perioci in 193S his own he did not go into de tails Particulars are what the demo eiats are demanding and particu lars are what the republican man agement wants them to be met with Thev are not available Particulars Insufficient Democratic particulars are in sufficient to be convincing Repub lican particulars ditto But democratic particulars are ciore effectively crooned by President Roosevelt a master of the radio Governor Landon re publicanly is not so good a croon He is trying to learn the job Roosevelt is a master He bosses his job Governor Landon croons sub ject to much criticism It is a question which is bet Procroonerism or anticrooner a political standpoint Cash Gains in Agriculture and Commerce Seen BUILDING SHOWS GREAT ADVANCE AND PRICES RISE Government and Private Agencies Survey U S Trade Picture By WILLIAM S ARDERY Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON gains in many fields of commerce and ag riculture were recorded Saturday by government and private agen cies The current business picture in cluding bright forecasts covered such activities as farming building transportation and industrial pro duction The Chamber of Commerce of the United States called attention to increases during July and August in carloadings industrial produc tion employment use of electric energy construction and excise tax receipts All of the evidence does not re flect solely increased spending ei said the chambers review adding that during the first half of 1936 depositors in Mutual Savings banks increased by The to tal in July stood at it said topping the 1929 figures by 20 per cent Survey 759 Cities The labor department in a sur vey covering 759 cities reported July building was greater by per cent than that of the previous month while the estimated cost ot new homes moved up per cent Trotzky in Exile in Norway Snapped at Picnic Compared with July 1935 the num ber of permits for home construc tion was up 90 per cent and the es timated cost up per cent For the first seven months of 1936 the number of home building permits increased per cent over the Agriculture department figures indicated the drought had put more money into the farmers pockets during July and stepped up the prices received for their products during August While thousands of farmers were in distress because of ruined crops the figures showed cash income from July farm marketings at as compared with the previous month and a year ago Offi cials reported July farm income the best since 1929 and noted that cash to farmers during the first seven months of the year was 000 the best for any similar period since 1930 Larger Farm Incomes While this farm trend was des cribed as characteristic under a drought the department statisticians predicted the rest of the year would show larger month A recent picture of Leon Trotzky exiled Russian bolshevist snapped with his wife and labor leaders on a picnic near Strangenes Norway Trotzky recently was accused of plotting to overthrow the Stalin government in Russia for which 16 men were convicted and summarily executed Trotzky uid his wife are at extreme left election to answer These are questions for the next i ly cash incomes than in 1935 This forecast was based on indicated strong consumer and 1 continuance of heavy livestock Another sharp advance was re ported by the Association of Amer ican railroads Operating revenues of 113 lines were shown to have in creased per cent in July as compared with the same month in 1935 Total revenues for last month were while in the same period last year the total was Increases were reported in the The North Iowa o a net operatin income in al close Friday night with the linal major districts The eastern district performance of Everything Tops rted as compared and Saturday morning Secretary F wjth S60 17S for July ast year G Mitchell and other of thcn districti as com NORTH IOWA FAIR COMES TO CLOSE Secretary Mitchell and Other Officials Study Effect of Gate Charge FASCIST BOMBS DROP IN MADRID Several Wounded but Little Damage Done to City by Rebel Flyers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I Aerial bombs exploded in down town Madrid Saturday in the first successful air raid on the city proper Several persons were wounded as the bombs shattered windows but did little actual damage to build ings in the city Previously government warplanes repulsed a rebel attempt to bomb Madrid from the air Friday night The attempted bombardment was the fifth of the week and involvec two rebel planes and a squadron of government fighting ships On the northern frontier casual ties were estimated at thousands as the rebel forces stormed Forl San Marcial key to the city of Irun Government forces admitting their ammunition was running low after the fourth day of fighting in that sector kept machine guns trained on the rebel redoubts Little Chance Seen for Richman London Hop This WeekEnd NEW YORK fore casts Saturday indicated that the bad weather which delayed the start of the Harry RichmanDick Merrill round trip flight to London Friday would continue over the weekend Dr James H Kimball govern ment meteorologist advised Rich man owner of the plane that storm areas still prevailed in the Atlantic and other the organization were making a study of the receipts from the standpoint of the effects of the out side gate charge The final grandstand crowd Fri day night was not equal to the last performance of the 1935 fair al though the greater part of the seats were taken The last night also fovnd a sizable crowd in the midway even while the grandstand performance was on Immediately after the close of the show the exodus of exhibits and performers started In the late af ternoon exhibitors began taking out livestock and other displays The concessionaires joined them later Saturday the midway looked like the path of a tornado John Haverly Dies AMES Haverly 60 manager of the distributing system of the Ames electric plant here since 1SS9 died of arthritis He had Storm Does Damage of Over Half Million and Claims One Life TERRE HAUTE mating at between and the damage caused here by a windstorm which took one life before lashing eastward City Engi neer Robert Paige said Saturday the work of removing debris and re modeling buildings would require several Terre Hautes residents arose after a hectic night to see trees lying in the streets electric and interurban lines down homes unroofed smokestacks on the been a resident ofthe city for 57 j ground automobiles damaged and vears I windows shattered pared with western dis trict as compared with FORECAST fair ris Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday rising temper ature Sunday MINNESOTA Generally Saturday night and Sunday ipg temperature Sunday IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour per iod ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 72 degrees Minimum in Night 51 Degrees At 8 A M Saturday 62 Degrees The mercury sank to a new low for August during the night WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather out look for the period of Aug 31 to Sept 5 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Generally fair weather with near normal tem peratures first part of week show ers north fair with rising tempera tures south portion latter part of week Russians Call Oust Trotzky MOSCOW soviet gov ernment Saturday officially de manded that Norway expel Leon Trotzky the exiled Russian bolshe vist leader A government note handed to the Norwegian foreign minister by the soviet representative in Olslo read The soviet government expects the Norwegian government will not delay measures to deprive Trotzky of further refuge in Norwegian ter There was no indication however that the soviet government had de manded the exiles return to Rus sia Cite International Law The note made plain that Nor ways refusal would prejudice good relations between the two govern ments and would be considered a violation of international law Trotzky and his wife were in terned by the Norwegian govern ment Friday night and their two male secretaries arrested The Nor wegian governments move presum ably was caused by charges that the exiled bolshevist leader had broken his pledge not to indulge in revolutionary In the Moscow trial of 16 con spirators against the soviet regime witnesses charged Trotzky direct ly with hatching the plot to sub stitute a reign of terror in Russia for the present government and in cidentally to assassinate Dictator Joseph Stalin Wanted for Trial After the execution of the Mos cow conspirators the official press of Russia demanded that Trotzky be brought back into Russia to stand trial for the charges made against him by the confessed plot ters Trotzky in a statement issued at Oslo this week said he deemed it his duty to avenge the execu tions of the conspirators but de clined to return to Russia He said he would answer the charges made against him in Moscow before an impartial Norwegian NAZI MINISTER VISITING TOY Goebbels Arrives by rlane at Venice by Press Minister VENICE Paul Jo seph propaganda minister arrived by airplane today and was welcomed by Dino Alfieri Italian minister for press and prop aganda His arrival led to beliefs that a united nasifascist front would be built against communist propa ganda At the same time there wasno confirmation here of a Berlin re port that Premier Mussolini would visit Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler in Germany in September F R INSISTENT 1 LONG RANGE DROUGHT RELIEF Says Program May Cost More but Will Be Worthwhile By D HAROLD OLIVER Associated Press Staff Writer PIERRE S Roosevelt in a rear platform speech from his train here Saturday reit erated his advocacy of a long range drought relief program even though the cost may be great at first Talking to several thousand per sons at the end of a tour of federal relief projects Mr Roosevelt as serted On the long range program the principal thing is better land Pleading again for cooperation in the task between all public agen cies he said Unless we do it we may lose a very large investment not only of money but human be ings If it costs to save I think it is worth Rapid City Bound The speech came just before the president entered a conference in his private car with Governor Berry of South Dakota and Governor Mil ler of Wyoming and Senators Bu low S OMahoney and Carey Held in Thefts FRANZ HARVEY at p m enroute to Rapid Berry introduced the chief exe cutive as our friend andour pres ident as the crowd cheered and applauded When he says to you my the governor added he means my The president said he had never been to Pierre before but was glac to be the guest of my old friend Tom He recalled he had suggested Fri day there were three governors now m South Bulow former governor and Governoi Dern Funeral Train to Go Through Iowa WASHINGTON funeral train bearing the body of George H Dern secretary of war will pass through Iowa Sunday The train traveling over the North Western railroad will make Ames its only stop at p m Cabinet members and a military juard of honor will accompany the aody together with members of the Dern family Slot Machines Destroyed SIOUX CITY C P Ross ordered three slot machines seized in a raid on Eagles club de stroyed Charges of operating a ambling house have been filed igainst Carl Nelson an employe of he Eagles club LOOK INSIDE FOR BENITO MUSSOLINI Conquest of Ethiopia Whets Italys Appetite ON PAGE 2 Reports Bobbery on Road Near Swea City ON PAGE 8 High School to Start Football Work Monday ON PAGE 9 Mason City Streetcar System Is Abandoned ON PAGE 14 Just One Governor But I didnt get away with the president said smiling be cause Tom Berry said there was just one governor in South Dakota He reiterated the drought prob lem would be attacked from three care of people in im mediate needof relief caring for thousands of families who will re quire help through the winter unti the Lord sends more rain in the and a longrange program looking to maintenance of existing populations where they are and a more prosperous northwest He said the forwardlooking pro gram was essential to future gen erations Noticing the great number of chil dren in the audience he said I might call this a great Roosevelt He reiterated the long range pro gram did not include plans for de populating the state or any other region Came to Listen I didnt come here to talk but to he said adding he was glad to see the people were not dis couraged as some people back east On hig one hour drive through the city and outlying cropless fields the president was taken to Farm Island a CCC project con nected with the mainland by a 31 foot earthen dam constructed by the khaki clad boys Pausing briefly to talk to Mayor J E Hippie after waving his straw hat to the CCC enrollees lined up at the forested camp the president inquired about the dam Robert Fechner CCC director stepped up and observed The army engineers said it couldnt be And they built the president rejoined The tour through crowdlined streets also took in the state capi tol a new low frame governors mansion being constructed by WPA workers and a municipal auditor ium also going up with WPA labor Shout for Boys While the drought conference proceeded the crowd shouted for the Roosevelt boys Finally yielding to the raucous entreaties Franklin stepped to the platform and said he was glad to be here but I think Id better leave all speech making to Tom Young John then emerged and spoke briefly in the same vein as the crowd applauded FREE ON PAROLE FROM ANAMOSA Harvey and Wright Both Had Served Terms in Iowa Reformatory DES MOINES Moor head acting investigation bureau chief said Saturday bureau rec ords showed both Franz Harvey and Clarence as suspected members of an Iowa but ter theft ring served time in Ana rnosa reformatory and were releas ed on parole Both were arrested in Center ville in Moorhead said Har vey for robbery with aggravation Wright on a bad check charge Harvey the records show was sentenced to serve 25 years in Ana mosa in December 1931 Wright was sentenced to serve 10 years in 1932 Both were paroled at the same time in 1935 Fitzpatrick was arrested in Des Moines in 1929 for illegal liquor transportation and was indicted by the grand jury but the records dont show whether he ever went to Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 What position was held by George H Dern who died Thurs day 2 What nation doubled its terra of compulsory military service 3 To what day was the Des Moines drought conference of President Roosevelt postponed 4 Who became governor of Min nesota on the death of Floyd B Olson 5 To what office was G M Smoke Brown chosen 6 wiat nation executed 16 con fessed conspirators 7 Where is Leon Trotzky living in exile 8 What Virginia conservative senator announced he would vote for President Roosevelt 9 Who is Howardine Walrod 10 What baseball team ex tended a long winning streak to assume the lead in the National league ANSWERS ON PAGE OMAHA DEALERS NAME THREE AS LOOT SALESMEN Fifth Suspect Flees as State Agents Arrive at Farm Four men arrested in connection with thefts from a score of North Iowa creameries and several other robberies will be brought back to north Iowa for prosecution it was learned Saturday afternoon from authoritative sources The four Franz Harvey of Hoi stein Boyd Green of Emmetsburg Clarence Wright of Centerville and L C Fitzpatrick of Mapleton were being questioned by state agents and county authorities from various counties The first three arrested at Omaha are held at Red Oak and the last at Sioux City Sheriff George C Murray of Chickasaw county who Friday went to Omaha was expected to return to New Hampton Saturday night or Sunday after conferring with au thorities It was stated at New Hampton that butter tubs stolen from the Ionia creamery had been identified and it was believed that prosecution of the case might be carried on in Chickasaw county Meanwhile other North low au thorities were checking various an gles of the case WIFE OF ONE OF MEN HELD KILLS HERSELF OMAHA police and Iowa State Agent Paul Gruber Sat urday announced they had arrested four men and sought a fifth in con nection with the theft of more than worth of butter eggs and cheese from Iowa and produce houses this year The Omaha officers said three men arrested here this week were identified by dealers here as meu who made a series of sales to them but the men denied the charges They were turned over Friday to the sheriff at Red Oak Iowa for safe keeping the officers disclosed They are Franz Harvey of Holstein Iowa Boyd Green of Emmetsburg Iowa and Clarence Wright of Cen terville Iowa L C Fitzpatrick hotel keeper at Mapleton Iowa has been arrested and lodged in jail at Sioux City Gruber announced Flees From Farm A farmer Harvey Mighuel fled from his farm near Holstein Friday on the approach of state agents Gruber stated and bis description was being broadcast Saturday over the Iowa police network Gruber said creameries all over Iowa were systematically looted throughout the year by motor truck thieves who marketed most of the goods through legitimate Omaha dealers The dealers he explained believed they were buying the de liveries from legitimate truckers Butter stolen totals more than 10 tons Gruber said while hundreds of cases of eggs also were taken Of fice safes also were looted in a num ber of the burglaries he added Get License Number Capture of three of the suspects here followed the obtaining of an automobile license number the offi cers related They said the num ber corresponded with that on a car seen in one of the communities where a theft occurred Two Omaha detective sergeants saw the car here and aided by two other detec tives arrested the three men in the apartment of Zelma Conley Police said Harveys wife Mil dred 24 took her life Aug 3 by turning on the gas in the stove in fcer apartment here leaving this note Honey Goodbye I loved you so much and I cant live without you So goodbye Notify F W Harvey Cen terville Iowa Mrs Mildred Gruber listed the following places which he said were burglarized since the first of the year Jan 2 Sac City Produce com pany Sac City 29 cases eggs Jan 10 Rorem Produce company Radcliffe 11 cases eggs March 30 Palmer CoOperative Creamery company Palmer pounds butter Fenton Creamery Looted April 9 Fenton Creamery com pany Fenton pounds butter April 15 Boone County Produce company Ogden 24 cases eggs April 17 Wall Lake Product House Wall Lake 31 cases eggs May 2 Produce company at Rockwell City 22 cases eggs A produce company at Fenton pounds butter May 9 A produce company Humboldt 30 cases eggs May 13 Product Station Fonda 120 pounds wool May 13 Rock box car Somers 19 cases May 18 Keyte Product
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