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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLH FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS WIKB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER THIS PAFEK CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 295 South Goes New Deal Upsets Traditional Conservatism in Primaries F STEWART ASHINGTON CP A Of course there has been no question any time that the south will go democratic at the coming election But what kind of democratic As to that there was for a while quite a bit of question It is answered n o w however Dixie will go Roosevelt demo cratic There seldom is any doubt con cerning the result of an election in a southern state Indeed in many of them there never is any doubt republicans do not even bother to nominate candidates However there frequently is plenty of excuse for wondering which of two or more democratic aspirants will win some particular nomination This 1ears Problem Such a situation notably existed prior to this years primaries Dixie is democratic mainly in a conservative old fashioned sense The Roosevelt regime has proved itself to be democratic in a decid edly new fangled sense A consid erable number of the old fashioned brand have gone so far as to deny that it is democratic in any sense Now the preprimary problem was Had the average dyedinthe wool democratic voter yet assimi lated the idea that the new deal is very different from what he al ways has considered democracy or did he still regard the present ad ministration as democratic because that is its label Xew Dealers Win On the former supposition it seemed reasonable to assume that a real oldline Jeffersonian would feel friendly toward the renomina tion candidacy of a democratic statesman like for example Sen ator Thomas P Gore of Oklahoma a lifelong democrat if democracy is what it used to be but a bitter antinew dealer On tbc latter theory it would have appeared that Senator Pack ard B Russell of Georgia should be turned down for renomi nation because although profes sedly Jeffersonian his record is so new dealcrish Well the problem is solved All Get Socked All through the southland the antinew deal democrats were socked the pronew dealers were triumphant In the northern states the division isnt so cleancut but in the south a nomination and an election are synonymous Senator Gore was retired in Ok lahoma Senator Russell mopped up the earth with the vehement antinew dealer Gov Eugene Talmadge in Georgia Senator Pat Harrison had a walk over in Mississippi despite the op position of his own statemate Senator Theodore G Bilbo Byrns Easy Winner Senator James F Byrnes made mincemeat of a couple Of antinew deal opponents in South Carolina Senator Joseph T Robinson had scarcely a fight in Arkansas Senator Carter Glass to be sure though severely an antinew deal critic is solid in Virginia but Glass has been but not ugly like Gore He even promises some speeches for the Roosevelt ticket In a way he is all the more valuable for his appear ance of independence Not New Dealers Parenthetically Robinson and Harrison never have been deemed personally new politically they have supported the administration loy ally If Senator Huey P Long of Lou isiana had lived they might have had rougher going The Kingfish might even have counted in Geor gia maybe in Arkansas and Okla homa Anyway the south clearly is pro Roosevelt He and the new deal are accept ed there as democratic Political analysts may draw party distinctions but the voters the southern ones in any event evi dently stick to party labels Emmet County Relief Dispute Continuing deny ing the request of a group of un employed who demanded the ap pointment of an accredited social worker the Emmet county board of asked the Iowa emer gency rtlief administration to send a representative here to certify workers for relief rolls About 50 unemployed picketed the courthouse MISS SAMUELSON HITS NEW DEAL Loyalists Delay Blowing Up Toledo Fortress Wednesday for the second time this FASCISTS RECEIVE CHANCE TO SEEK SAFETY Franco Hings Troops at Toledo and Madrid BY RAMON BLAKDONEY Cupjrirhl 1836 by The Associated personally by Gen Francisco Franco Spanish fascists men at Toledo and Madrid on three main fronts Thursday A bloody engagement reported by government sources to be the fiercest battle since the outbreak of the was raging several miles from Toledo ancient capital of the kingdom of Ferdinand and Isabella There too a last minute delay gave fascist men women and children a final chance to evacuate the shell battered Alcazar before it was blown to bits from underground mines filled with tons of TNT To Be Blown Up Soon The postponement also was or dered to put finishing touches to the mining of the shell battered citadel the mayor asserted However he said the Alcazar is likely to be blown up Government forces warned the de fiant insurgents and the noncom battants Wednesday night that re f jsal to surrender would mean de struction of the historic fortress with probable death to all inside Fascist radio stations at Jerezde la Frontera and Seville buzzed with jubilant broadcasts concerning the fighting near Toledo The Jerez sta tion said militiamen had been killed and that Toledo was about to fallthe Seville station asserted the insurgents had occupied the Tietar valley on the Talavera front north west of Toledo In Thick Battle Franco supreme commander of all the fascist forces in the nine weeks of war was in the thick of the Toledo battle while Madrid rushed thousands of fresh militiamen into the hard pressed ranks of the de fenders Only 36 miles west of Madrid at San Martin Pe Valdeiglesias a simultaneous fascist drive began and a third assault started from Siguenza 70 miles northeast of Madrid Fierce warfare raged at interven ing points in the lofty Guadarrama mountains which guard the capital Franco the government said it had learned had boasted he can rush almost a million men into ac tion for a final assault on the capi tal in two Open Deadly Fire Government artillery batteries in the Guadarrama passes opened a deadly fire of shells as the fascist forces attempted to scale the pag ged peaks and drive the socialists from the mountain passes An insurgent air squadron bombed the Trubia gun factory in Oviedo province it was reported while socialist fighting planes on the Aragonese front routed six fas cist ships forcing one to land The grounded plane was reported to be of foreign manufacture and piloted by a foreign flier The government meanwhile be gan recruiting foreign dare devil pilots to launch a desperate aerial attack against fascistinsurgents with a huge fleet of new bombing and fighting Queen of Trouble Arrives VICTORIA EUGENIE COUNT OF COVADONGA Former Queen of Spain Lands in New York to Visit Son at Hospital By EDWARD 3 NEIL NEW YORK the trou bled world of her ailing son Al fonso count of Covadonga sailed the queen of trouble Victoria Eugenie of Spain Thursday With her from their exile in France came her eldest daughter Infanta Beatrix aboard the Conti di Savoia As soon as the great Italian liner hove to in quarantine a small motor launch the Nepenthe drew alongside and Victoria entered it to speed up the Hudson river She left Beatriz and her sonin law aboard the Conti di Savoia Aiso left behind was the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia who had gone out to the liner on the cus toms cutter Has Eleventh Transfusion In the medical center here Al fonse 29 years old was resting comfortably recovering from his eleventh blood transfusion in the three weeks he has been under treatment there for haemophilia an illness that results in constant bleeding from the slightest kind of cuts The present condition started from the lancing of a boil And in the law courts his attor neys opposed the latest develop ment in Alfonsos tangled marital affairs demand of his wife Edel roira de Bourbon that the prince be ordered to start alimony pay ments before his mother can take him out of the country and the reach of its laws The count ia suing for annulment of his marriage to the Cuban commoner for whom he renounced his rights to the Span ish throne his father abandoned in 1931 Dressed in Black The queen was dressed all in a few Jive white pearls relieved the sombre of her attire as she hurried to the Harknesspavilion of the medical center where her son lay waiting for her City and hospital authorities were expecting her A small police guard stood at the hospital en trance A limousine with a liveried chauf feur brought her accompanied by a woman companion Queen Appears Tall The queen appeared tall A broad brimmed modish hat covered her blond hair Within the hospital she went at once to confer with Dr Antonio took her to her son Problems trouble have been more or less constant companions of the English princess on whose wedding day in May 1906 25 were killed 110 wounded by a bomb thrown in a bouquet of flowers at their stately procession from the church of San Gerohimo El Real in Madrid Private Engineering Building Awards at Peak for Five Years NEW YORK NewsRecord reported Thursday for the week ended Tuesday private engineering construction awards of the highest volume in more than 5 years This compared with in the corresponding period last year 35 Americans Plan to Leave Alicante MADRID 35 Americans Thursday leave Alicante aboard planned to the United States heavy cruiser Quincy Friday night The new group was departing as the result of an embassy announce ment that it win not be available i after Sept 22 for shelter MUST KEEP OUT OF WAITROPER Secretary Tells Business It Should Be Careful on Foreign Trade WASHINGTON we must keep out of Secre tary Roper Thursday told the na tions business that it should not seek foreign trade in any manner that might involve us in In a statement before the business advisory council the commerce de partment chief said that we wish to pursue trade generally but in such a manner that we will nor seek war period This practice he continued might involve the country in conflict and embarrass business in getting ulti mately larger trade possibilities un der peace In other words let us not sacri fice longtime safe and sound busi ness contacts and trade opportuni ties for temporary orders created by war conditions We must keep out of war Farmer Charged With Beating Wife Fatally MARION Ohio slight elderly farmer faced arraignment Thursday on a charge of beating his wife to death with part of a pitch fork handle in revenge for her ac cusation that he burned some flower seeds Prosecutor Paul D Michel an nouncing with Sheriff Fred F Mil ler that Charles Warwick 68 under questioning had confessed slugging his 72 year old wife said he would press a murder charge immediately FRANCE READY TO DEFEND HER SOIL Permier Blum Warns World Nation Would Unite in Face of Necessity PARIS Leon Blum warned the world Thursday night that France although divided by conflicting doctrines and parties would in the face of necessity to defend her The socialist premier in a speech broadcast in English German Ital ian and Spanish from stations near the countries which speak those tongues declared There are in France doctrines and parties which clash France sees that as a principle of force not weakness But as France is unanimous in ber wish for peace she will be unan imous tomorrow as in all the hours of her history if it is aquestion of preserving the security of the fath more so to defend her own Informed sources considered the address as a reply to the militant antibolshevist and antiJewish speeches at Nurnberg by Adolf Hit ler and other German nazi leaders last week Most of the discourse was devoted to praise of the democratic form of government in discussing which M Blum lauded the United States as an example lowan Killed by Train MONDAMIN Woods 81 of Mondamin was struck and killed by a North Western train as be walked along a track nesses said the train engineer whistled a warning to Woods but elderly man apparently did not hear it CONFIDENCE HAS BEEN RETURNED SAYS PRESIDENT Community Chest Heads Told Contributions Should Grow WASHINGTON Roosevelt told organized charity leaders Thursday that they had a right to expect greater private fi nancial contribution this fall because of returning About 300 members of the mobili zation for human needs heard Mr Roosevelt speaking from the south portico of the white house say that happily private organizationsare now in a better position to accom plish greater things than for many years The national he said soon will be double what it was at the low point of the depression Some Preach Fear Confidence has returned to the great massof our people confidence on the part of all except a small mi nority who seek to profit from the preaching of he added Mrs Roosevelt who was expected to play a prominent part in the meetings to follow the presidents talk was unable to leave her room because of an attack of influenza The president expressed regret that Mrs Roosevelt could not be at my side and reminded thedelegates seated in a hot September sun how interested she wagin their wxrk In reply to the ing Gerald Swope president of the General Electric company said that maintenance and development of private charity services constitutes our responsibility as private citi Cause for Congratulation As he said we have cause for congratulation that com munitjf chests and private welfare organizations give us the medium through which we may intelligently express and discharge that respon After Swope spoke the women delegates were received in the white house statedining room Later they joined the men in a hotel ball room for discussion of the problems be fore organized private charity and plan for the annual drive for funds for privatelysupported social serv ices The drive will be launched na tionally Nov 6 Appeals for Charity Through the president told his audience I appeal to every man woman and child in the United States for a revival throughout the length and breadth of the land of the spirit of charity x x x Increase of the spirit of charity would be a better way of putting it I am very proud of the sup port of the countrys welfare serv ices of all kinds in the past seven Turning to general economic con ditions Mr Roosevelt asserted Since the low point of the de pression great and substantial prog ress has been made The national in come will soon be double what it was then Now at Work Nearly six million more men and women are now at work in private industry Three million others are engaged in useful work provided or assisted by government Factory payrolls the first quarter of this year were more than greater each week than they were in the first quarter of 1933 Systematic and successful ef forts to raise the buying power of wage earners and farmers have in creased the business ot merchants and brought orders to manufactur ers Confidence has returned to the great mass of our confidence on the part of all except a small minority who seek to profit from the preaching of At the outset the chief executive said clear evidences of returning prosperity meant that private so cial services had a right to expect greater assistance He added that a vast amount of important work deferred during lean years must be taken up again Social Security Act The government he said has at tempted through the security act to remove at least part of per sonaland family insecurity by co operative federalstate welfare work unemployment compensation and old age benefits Quickly he continued however that efforts of private agencies to encourage private employment for iose on relief to provide medical care to look after special problem cases and to build up recreational Fear Small Greene Boy Is Drowned that Marvin Morehouse 2 son of Mr and Mrs Cecil Morehouse who disappeared Wednesday afternoon at 3 oclock had been swept away by tie swollen waters of the Shell Rock river was expressed here Thursday as a second posse sought traces of the child A group of nearly 100 huatea until late Wedneday night for the boy but its efforts were fruitless Mr and Mrs Morehouse were at the Bruce Turkey farm 3 miles northwest of Greene operated by Mr and Mrs Frank Grace Wednes day afternoon the father who was working with lye in the turkey coops sent the child to the house The mother did not realize the childs absence until 20 or 30 min utes afterward When the babys disappearance had been noted all in the house took up the search and then a call was sent to Greene A large group including Mayor Robert Kirk came from town and worked in the hunt The river is about 30 rods from the house and a high fence separates it from the yard Grabhooks were brought from Charles City but difficulty was en countered in using them as the wa ter is 2 feet above normal Traces of the child up and down the river were sought DRAGGING RIVER FOR BOY PROVES FRUITLESS CHARLES CITY fire men returned Thursday noon with their rescue boat and grappling hooks after fruitlessly dragging the Shell Rock jiver 3 miles southeast of Marble Rock for 2 year old Marvin Morehouse son of Mr and Mrs Cecil Morehouse who disappeared Wednesday afternoon LOOK INSIDE FOR J A MOLLISON Mollison Plans New York to London Hop ON PAGE 2 Second Purdue Gridder Dies From Gas Burns ON PAGE 13 Forest City Votes to Build Municipal Plant ON Trojans Home Preps Go On Road for First Game ON PAGE 13 Detour Stop Warning Issued by Police Chief ON PAGE 22 FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness followed by showers Friday and in extreme west portion late Thursday night slowly rising temperatures MINNESOTA Unsettled pos sibly light showers in northeast late Thursday night or Friday and in southeast Friday rising temperature in east and south Thursday night and in southeast and extreme east some what cooler in northwest Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 65 Minimum in Night 41 At 8 A M Thursday 55 Although Wednesday n i g h ts minimum in Mason City fell a few degrees short of the frost level it was the lowest recorded since last spring At the sugar plant north of the city the nights minimum was 40 degrees A field man reported a light nonkilling frost in the low lands about Buffalo Center Hurricane Reported Near Florida Coast JASKSONVILLE weather bureau said Thursday a severe tropical hurricane moving northwestward over the Atlantic ocean probably would pass to the east of Cape Hatteras during the latter part of the afternoon or early Woman Drowned in River at Davenport DAVENPORT UP Catherine OConnor 25 auditor for a depart ment store here drowned in the Mississippi river when a rowboat upset Mrs Rose Madsen of Le claire and her 10 months old baby were rescued Mrs Madsen said that the boat capsized when an oar was dropped and Miss OConnor at tempted to retrieve it opportunities were tasks more fit Led to private than to government He expressed resentment at what termed supercilious and unchar table sneers at those in need and hose seeking to help the needy But the sneers he said come only from a small element among The generosity 01 our American he said is a fine tradition have never failed to heed the call of FARMERS UNION SUPPORTS LEMKE Resolution Directs Members to Back Candidates Who Agree to Aims DBS MOINES Iowa Farmers union resolutions commit tee drafted a resolution Thursday which would in effect direct mem bers to support William Lemke union party presidential candidate at the November election The resolution does not name Lemke or any other candidate and John E Borlaug of Calmar com mittee chairman explained that the Farmers union is not a politi cal organization and will not pledge itself to any specific candi date or party Lemke in Accord He said the resolution declared the union should support candidates whose records and statements show accord with Farmers union principles Lemke who was scheduled to ad dress the convention Thursday af ternoon is such a candidate how ever He has been one of the fore most legislative advocates for the National Farmers union during his congressional career This resolution and several oth ers attacking the new deal program were to be voted upon by the con vention Oppose Sales Tax Members of the committee said their report would contain a de mand for repeal of the state sales tax and for enactment of a grad uated land and home tax similar to the homestead tax exemption meas ure vetoed by Gov Clyde L Her ring during the last session of the Iowa legislature The convention resumed after hearing E H Everson of St Charles S National Farmers union president score the federal farm loan administration Wednes day night He said that the farm credit pro gram is putting the farmer through the financial Two Men Killed and Their Bodies Burned When Trucks Collide CHICAGO Savin shek 20 and Fred Seider 23 both of Sheboygan were killed and their bodies burned when their transport truck crashed into the rear of another truck stalled on Waukegan road about a milenorth of suburban Lake Forest early Thursday RAPS POLITICAL EDUCATION RULE BY GOVERNMENT Answers Herring Protest of Plan to Introduce Landon at Rally By GEORGE MILLS Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES Clyde L Herring and Miss Agnes Samuelson state superintendent of public in struction clashed Thursday on the propriety of Miss Samuelson intro ducing Gov Alf M Landon at a statewide G O P rally here Sept 22 Governor Herringsaid he had written a letter to Miss Samuelson expressing deep disappointment that her office had been placed with in the scope of partisan politics again by her acceptance of an in vitation to introduce the republican presidential nominee Miss Samuslson responded by re leasing a letter she had written to Governor Herring in which she charged the new deal including President Roosevelt with sponsoring unprecedented partisan political control of education through feder al alphabetical agencies Of Vital Significance Being absorbed in these matters of vital significance to our schools I accepted the assignment to intro duce my friend Mr the letter said Believing it opened up another battlefield upon which to wage war in support of this princi ple I cannot agree with you that by so doing I am not furthering the cause of Miss Samuelson the only republi can holding an office was victorious at the 1834 when thedemocrats witndrewtneir candidate for state superintendent before the election Governor Her ring the text of whose letter was not made public said his communi cation referred to the withdrawal of her opponent as evidence of his par tys nonpartisan attitude towards the office I told her she had a perfect right to introduce he said But I also said I thought the act cer tainly would add nothing to the cause of Her personal Friend Lieut Gov Nels G Kraschel also sent Miss Samuelson a telegram asking her if reports of her accept ance of the Landon invitation were true Miss Samuelsons reply was Governor Landon is a personal friend of mine The invitation to in troduce him was made in recogni tion of the women of Iowa and was accepted on that Miss Samuslsons letter to the governor expressed pleasure at noting that you still believe with me that matters of education should be kept entirely apart from parti san Some things make me feel that you are not fully aware of what is actually going on in your party in direct violation of this fun damental it continues Within the past year by executive order the educational program pro viding for the organization of nurs ery schools and adult classes has been turned over to the Works Progress Administration See WPA Bulletin No 19 dated July 25 Likewise by executive order the youth administration program deal ing largely with high school and college students has been promul and placed under the control Df noneducational executives in Washington Contrary to System This unprecedented action of the federal government is so contrary to tlie established system of leaving all educational programs to state and local authorities that it naturally aroused an immediate protest from the friends of our American school system They saw in it an entering wedge and the tendency to extend political control over new areas in the school program and the danger of bringing schools under political domination all of which violate this basic References to Miss Samuelsons personal protest to President Roose velt on the trend towards political control of education is contained in another paragraph of this let ter Educational forces generally have carried this appealfor the sanctity the preservation of this basic principle even to the white house but all to no it says These federal programs in education ate stfll in charge of new political White House Caller Miss Samuelson waa waller the white house several months ago The text of Miss let ter follows Dear Governor Herring I pleased to note from of Sept
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