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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 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 PKESS LEASED WISE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO Couzens to Be Missed No Group Ever Was Sure of Michigan Senator By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Senator James Couzens beaten for re n o m i n a tion in Michigan will be missed in Wash ington He has been one of the most picturesque a w m a k ers on A capitol hill He has made various of his legislative asso ciates and numer ous functionaries in the executive branch of the pret ty wrathy from time tc time for he has referred to spades as spades with a deal of pungency He thinks he isnt an orator and in the aca demic sense maybe he isnt but there have been plenty of occasions when he has raised particular hades in debate on the floor of the upper congressional chamber by the exceeding plainness of the terms in which he expressed him lot more effectively than he have employed any fancy flourishes He also was too independent to have close political friendships Officially a republican the re publicans never have been sure that they could depend on him He certainly isnt a democrat Called Him Members of the progressive bloc1 have rather considered him one of their own but there have been is sues on which the have denounced him as positively reactionary They expect reaction from reactionaries but it always has shocked them when Jim Corneas has taken the conservative side of a HITS TRADING RELIEF FOR VOTES ONeal Asks Roosevelt to Create Farm Council arid made them furious he is they saj The truth is that Couzens is nol a republican a democrat or a progressive He simply is Couzens In the main he is a liberal but with conservative streaks in him The democrats wanted to run him as their senatorial candidate in Michigan this year He had no compunctions as to accepting a democratic nomination but il elected as a democrat he was bound to return to Washington minus his old republican seniority rights coming in as a democratic baby His Lifes Blood Folk out in the sticks may not think that this amounts to much but seniority is his lifes blood to a member of congress Rather than jeopardize it Couzens was prepared to risk being defeated for renomin ation His nomination as being blocked thus a democrat the senator chose to seek renomination as a that he cared a boot for republicanism but to save his personal seniority To be a reasonably promising republican senatorial candidate however he had to indorse Governor Landon He would not do that either he insisted on running as a republican candidate on a democratic platform He fell between two as the oldtime saying puts it Man of Paradoxes Senator Couzens at that is ac customed to political jobs to meet emergencies regardless of politics He once told me He was police commissioner of Detroit He said it was the most enjoyable job he ever had in his life But he had an opponent a candi date for mayor who was sure to fire him if his rival won the mayorality Couzens did not want the may orality but he did not want to be He had to win the mayorality to save himself from being He won the mayoralty but lost the pohce commissionership This time he may have lost and yet won SPANISH CAPITAL ON NERVOUS EDGE Crowds in Streets Raise Clenched Fists Shout No Copyright 1856 by The Associated PERPIGNAN France formed travelers reaching here Tuesday from Madrid said the Spanish capital was on nervous edge as insurgent armies daily drawing closer subjected the city to repeated air raids Crowds in the streets raise clenched fists and shout No pas aran They shall not pass but high officials are showing signs of deep worry the travelers declared Fearing gas attacks authorities have posted instructions on build ings detailing how to treat victims of tear mustard and chlorine gas Drug stores are open night and day to render first aid PROPOSES MOVE TO COORDINATE RELIEF PROGRAM President Names Group to Study Vocational Education Needs HYDE PARK of a farm council composed of federal state county and farmer representa tives to coordinate various activi ties of agricultural relief was pro posed to President Roosevelt Tues day by Edward A ONeaJ presi dent of the American Farm Bureau Federation He said Mr Roosevelt favored the idea ONeal said he went over the plan at the summer white house only in a general way Secretary Wallace was present but he said he was more of a silent ONeal added several farm activi ties such as soil conservation farm credits and rural roads could be coordinated to make for economy and efficiency in carrying out these broad Vocational Education President Roosevelt named Tues day a committee of by Dr Floyd Reeves of the University of study the need for an expanded program of federal aid At American Legion Convention for vocational education The action followed the presi dents moves to formulate legisla tion on crop insurance more effi cient use of dust bowl natural resources and farm tenant aid Serving with Dr Reeves pro fessor of education at Chicago will be representatives of four gov ernment departments and the Ten nessee Valley Authority and priv ate authorities from the fields of labor agriculture home economics industry education and vocational rehabilitation Outgrowth of Bill The study is an outgrowth of passage by the last congress of the bill of Senator George authorizing an increase over the next few years of more than in federation contributions to the states for vocational edu cation The act will become opera tive next July 1 but congress will have to appropriate the additional funds first In a letter to the committee mem bership made public Tuesday the president pointed out that when he signed the bill he indicated a be lief that before it took effect the whole subject should be re viewed by s disinterested It is my he said that such a group shouldstudy the experience under the existing program of federal aid for vocation al education the relation of such training to general education and to prevailing economic and social conditions and the extent of the need for an expanded program Make Studies I take pleasure in inviting you to accept membership on a com mittee to make such studies and to develop recommendations which will be available to the congress and to the executive The services of the several federal departments will be available to this commit tee Traveling expenses incurred by members in attending committee meetings met by the govern He added he hoped each person named would find it possible to assist in the development of a sound basis for a program of vo cational education which will be of National Commander Ray Murphy left and Mayor Harold Burton of Cleveland a legionnaire participate in ceremonies coincident with the dedication of American Legion Peace Gardens ina Cleveland park FORECAST IOWA Fair and continued warm Tuesday night and Wed nesday except cooler in extreme northwest portion Wednesday afternoon MINNESOTA Generally fair in south partly cloudy and somewhat unsettled in north portion Tuesday night and Wed nesday somewhat warmer in vicinity of Moornead Tuesday night cooler Wednesday after noon except in extreme south east IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday Maximum Monday 86 Minimum in Night 56 At 8 A M Tuesday 73 Mondays temperature was the lighest recorded since Sept 8 when iere was a maximum of 87 degrees The mercury was on the upward swing again Tuesday with pros jects of a maximum similar to Mon days LEGION IN GIANT ANNUAL PARADE maximum benefit to those af Others named on the committee were John P Frey secretary treasurer metal tient American trades depart Federation of abor Thomas Kennedy lieuten ant governor of Pennsylvania and secretarytreasurer United Mine Workers of America Elisabeth secretarytreasurer Na ional Womens Trade Union League of America Taylor on Committee Henry C Taylor director farm oundation Chicago Dr Edmund Brunner teachers college Columbia university New York Alice Ed wards executive secretary Ameri an Home Economics association Roland Allen personnel manager Ayers department store Indianapo is T J Thomas assistant to the Burlington lines Chi iresident ago John H Zink president American ociety of Heating and Ventilating engineers Baltimore the Rev George Johnson director depart ment of education National Catho ic Welfare conference Washing ton Dr A B Moehlman profes sor ot education University of Michigan Henry Esberg vocational rehabilitation authority New York Oscar Chapman assistant secre tary of the interior Katharine Len root chief of childrens bureau la bor department Mordecai Ezekial economic adviser agriculture de partment Ernest Draper assistant secretary of commerce and Gordon R Clapp personnel director TVA Letter to Bankhead Appointment of this committee came soon after the president made public a letter to Senator Bank head and chairman Jones Texas of the house agricul ture committee asking them to co operate in preparing plans for meeting the farm tenancy prob lem that might be undertaken by the federal The letter coincided with a meet ing on this question called by Gov J Marion Futrell of Arkansas at Lit tle Rock where the farm tenancy question has been a live one for months Bankhead a member of the sen ate agriculture committee spon sored a bill at the last session which would have set up a billion dollar federal corporation to finance long time loans to tenants sharecrop pers and farm laborers to assist them in purchasing their own farms and homes Stiff floor opposition sent the bill back to committee where it was revised with what pro ponents described as safeguard clauses but the measure never came to another vote While recognizing the tenancy problem could not be solved over the president said other countries notably Ireland and Den mark had increased ownership of farm land substantially through government financing of I think we need some such ap the presidents letter said It should give tenants who have demonstratedtheir ability to man age land an opportunity to buy farms time terms at mod erate interest lowans Carry Cornstalks m March That Lasts for Many Hours CLEVELAND Ameri can Legion flags flying and bugles sounding poured down Euclid ave nue hour after hour Tuesday under a bright sun and a red white and blue cloud of confetti From the time Californias San Gabriel poat outfitted in gaySpan ish costumes stepped proudly down the street in the morning there was hardly a break in the bespangled procession National Commander Ray Mur phy of the Legion smiling and oc casionally acknowledging specta tors cheers marched alone near the head of the column Along Euclid Avenue The line of march along Euclid and down to Cleveland stadium was packed with applauding specta tors When the early units in the par ade were reachingthe end of the trail in the stadium dozens of oth ers were getting into line on side streets Additional scores of units took it easy until their turn came the last elements being scheduled to fall in at dusk Iowa carried green cornstalks A red 40 and 8 train from Kokomo moved along smoothly Du buque Iowa had a bugle corps in smart dull brown suits In Reviewing Stand Commander Murpby when he reached the stadium took a posi tion in the reviewing stand He stood almost constantly at salute and wore dark glasses as a protec tion against the hot sun When the marchers from Iowa Murphys home state arrived at the stadium they dropped their cornstalks around the arena and left it looking like a western corn field lowan Who Gave Tip That Led to Arrest of Slayer Rewarded INDEPENDENCE ff Lowell Bates garage employe who pro vided officers the which re sulted in the capture of Walter Price Ohio boy who shot and killed Mrs Jet Dawson of Rockwell City Tuesday was rewardedby Calhoun county supervisors Bates received a reward for notifying officers that he had seen car in which the killer of Mrs Dawson was driving and for iden tifying the car and Price after offi cers overtook Price Rosenthal Waterloo Theater Man Dies WATERLOO Rosen thai longtime Waterloo theater manager and well knovira through out Iowa died of a strpke Tuesday his room at Hotel Rua sellLamsoiL I RAILWAY BRIDGE NEAR TOLEDO IS RAZED BYBOMBS Loyalists Storm Alcazar Send Troops to Madrid Front By JAMES C OLDFIELD Copyright 11136 by The Associated TOLEDO fascist bombers destroyed a strategic rail way bridge just northwest of To ledo Teusday while a thousand fresh troops were rushed to Tcr rijos on the the Maqueda highway to stem a major insurgent advance The fascist planes made their daring raid on the bridge at Bar gas Unking Madrid and Estrema dura while government troops again were stormingthe beleag uered Alcazar in Toledo Riding in trucks and double deck buses the troops enroute to Tor rijos approximately 11 miles north of Toledo took cover along the highway near Olias as the bombers swooped over the road Driven Underground Socialist artillerymen dropping a quickened rain of steel into the ruined Alcazar drove dogged fas cists completely underground Tues day after the last fortress tower crumpled in barrage of shells This correspondent watched the re lentless fire which caught the south east of four at the cor ners in the historic squarely in the middle and sent it J From the roof of the residence of the Toledo chief of police I saw shots from two sixinch guns plow into the massive stone structure from the north and east Masonry Torn Apart With deafening blasts the shots tore apart the masonry A cloud of thick black smoke enveloped the tower as little groups of insurgents perched precariously on the wall segments which stood alone after days of bombardment scrambled down1 in a rain of rocks They disappeared into the sub twranean caverns beneath the bat tered hulk of what formerly was the royal residence of the Spanish rulers A new artillery assault be gan almost as soon as the noise and smoke died away For the first time in nearly 24 hours the bark of fascist machine nns from improvised positions in side the ruins was silenced Walt for Order Surrounding the fortress a line of government militiamen waited for the order which would send ttem charging into the battered edifice for a final once planned but later postponed But Maj Emilio Torres com mander of the government attack ers delayed the advance after Gen Jose Asensio supreme military eader of all socialist forces in cen tal Spain left Toledo hurriedly for the Talavera battle sector Everything is Torres as serted curtly in response to ques ions on the progress of the assault le declined to predict when the order to advance would be given PBEPABE TO WITHSTAND DESPERATE OFFENSIVE Copyright 1936 by The Axoclated TALAVERA DE LA REINA insurgents prepar ed to withstand a desperate govern ment counter offensive behind Ma queda Tuesday as their Madrid ene mies rushed heavy reinforcements nto the line in a final effort to save the capital Marching in four columns toward Madrid the insurgents were confi dent their trained soldiers would overwhelm the governments hastily recruited militiamen Officers said the day for Trancisco Francos supreme effort o storm the capital defenses might be Francos advance guard descend ed on the strategic highway junc tion of Maqueda while their martial companions mopped up the un even territory on both sides of the falaveraMadrid road The capture of Maqueda open ng direct roads to Madrid and Toler do was announced officially by the ascist provisional government at The fascist advance was accom panied by terrific fire from rifles nachine guns and artillery in the lands of the attackers Fightling planes rained bullets and bombs on he retreating socialists and engag ed in aerial combat with govern ment ships which attempted to cut he fascist advance from the rear Mason City Takes Part in Landon s Iowa Visit LOOK INSIDE FOR Pickets Flee Tear Gas 3 Men Wounded in Minneapolis Strike ON PAGE 2 One of First Settlers in Burt Vicinity Dies ON PAGE 9 Rabbit Maranville Hangs Up His Glove ON PAGE 8 To Inaugurate Seed Corn Loans Program ON PAGE 3 Campaign to Prevent Farm Mishaps Planned ON PAGE 14 WEARDA GIVEN 20 YEAR TERM Pleads Guilty to Attack on Rural Teacher Near Mason City Herbert R Wearda 21 farm ten ant from near Sheffield was sen tenced to a term not to exceed 20 years in the mens reformatory at Anamosa on his plea of guilty Tuesday morning in Judge A Beardmores district court to Coun ty Attorney Frederick B Shaffers information charging him with as sault with intent to commit rape Wearda waived formal arraign ment services of an attorney and time to plead and asked for immedi ate pronouncement of the sentence Appeal bond was set by the court at Franklin county officials arrested Wearda in Hampton Saturday aft ernoon on information supplied by the Sheriffs office in Mason City CerroGorflo county officials had been notified ofan attack made upon a rural school teacher near Mason City late Friday DEFENDANTS WDPE STJES FOB DIVORCE HAMPTON Ardella Wearda filed wit divorce from Herbert Wearda on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment Mrs Vearda is recovering from injuries received recently when she jumped a car driven by her husband after waking suddenly and seeing flames around the steering wheel She asks for attorneys fees and medical care and alimony The ouple was married in March 1935 Woman Dies After Burlington Crash BURLINGTON Fred Jrockmanof Davenport died at Turlington evening if injuries sufferedwhen her car truck a bridge on route 61 a mile north of Wapello as she was on her way home aloneafter spending londay her twentyseventh birth day with her husband state high way commission engineerengaged work on a road project here 20 Automobiles Carry High School Band to Des Moines Mason Citys participation in the visit of Gov Alf Landon to Iowa which will include a speech from the train platform at the Rock Island station Thursday noon at oclock started Tuesday when a large delegation left for Des Moines to have a part in welcoming the republican presidential nom inee there A caravan of some 20 automo biles made up largely of members of the Mason City high school marching band left the Music hall at noon John Senneff state central com mitteeman from the fourth district headed a group that left for the capital city Tuesday morning Mr Senneff planned to remain in Des Moines until Thursday returning to Mason City on the Landon spe cial train Mason City and Cerro Gordo county also will be represented at the luncheon of farmers and edi tors of the state at Des Moines Wednesday noon The schedule of the Landon spe cial north from Des Moines Thurs day follows Nevada a m Iowa Falls a m Hampton p in Mason City p m Manly p m Norlhwood p Albert Lea 3 p m A number of local republicans have made arrangements to meet the Landonspecial at Hampton or Iowa Falls and ride into Mason City on the train In Mason City the republican presidential nominee will be intro duced by H O Talle the party nominee for representative in con gress from the fourth district Dashes From Drug Store Into Arms of Waiting Policeman OSKALOOSA Crispin and George Darland police officers captured Ira Shaffer 21 Tuesday when he dashed from the back door of a drug store into Crispins arms The two officers said they saw someone in the drug store early Tuesday morning Darland stationed himself at the front door and Cris pin went around to the rear en trance Darland flashed his light into the store Crispincaught Shaffer as he fled through the rear door The of ficers said Shaffer had about from the drug stores change draw er in his hip pocket MRS ROHDES LEG IS BROKEN ExMinister to Denmark to Cancel Charles City Decorah Talks WASHINGTON Ruth Bryan Owen Rohde former United States minister to Den mark and the daughter of the late William Jennings Bryan suffered a broken left leg in a fall here Mon day night An xray examination disclosed the injury Tuesday Mrs Rohde fell shortly after she completed a speech here in which she urged the reelection of Presi dent Roosevelt She was running beside her automobile in an attempt tc get into it and stop its dash to ward a small lake Mr Rohde was in the car at the time He had attempted to turnit around on a hillside when it got out of control After Mrs Rhode fell the car continued downhill fin ally stopping against a tree Mr Rohde was not injured Doctors W 0 McKittrick and H Wadsworth of Washington said the large bone in Mrs Rohdes leg was broken just below the knee and Jiat she would have to cancel the remainderof her speaking engage ments They said however she could be removed from the local hospital within three or four days The Rohdes have been traveling about the country in automobile and railer addressing democratic ral lies Charles City and Decorah were on Mrs Rohdeg speaking schedule which is to be canceled LANDON ON WAY TO DES MOINES FOR FARM TALK Republican Nominee to Speak in Minnesota and Wisconsin ABOARD LANDON TRAIN IN MISSOURI ENROUTE TO DES MOINES Gov Alf M Landon told Missouri crowds Tuesday that the nations voters demand that the political exploiters who are at tempting to buy political support by swapping relief for votes shall themselves be removed from the public The republican candidate for president traveled across western Missouri on his way to Des Moincs for a major farm address tonight Our people x x he said want the needy unemployed among our citizens to have the helping hand of government extended to them until they can get real work again at the best of good wages But they want the administration of relief to be made honest and ef fective They want it purged of waste incompetence and absurdity And they demand that the political exploiters who are attempting to buy political support by swapping relief for votes shall themselves bo removed from the public payroll And if I know the American people thats one of the things they are go ing to attend to next Futureof Agriculture As you know I am on my way Des Moines to discuss a truly na tional future of Am erican agriculture x x x The American people in my at learned through the hard school of experi ence a lesson that history could have taught The lesson it this If we to make America more and more a land of opportunity if we are to keep her The Homestead of the then we must restore the Am erican farmer his wife and his children to their rightful place of economic equality in our national Londons train stopped for more than 25 minutes in the Rock Island railroad yards at Kansas City de parting from there at a m central standard He halted again at nearby Excelsior Springs for a back platform appear ance and scheduled two other stops in Missouri at Trenton and Prince ton The Kansas City stop put the train slightly behind schedule Poses for Pictures Lacy Haynes close friend and adviser to Landon boarded the train at Kansas City Landon emerged from his private car to pose for pictures and re entered it for a chat with Henry J Haskell editor of the Kansas City Star Ralph West Robey an economic adviser was with the governor The nominee was understood to be making a last minute review of the speeches he will make on the tour which will carry him for the first time into Minnesota and Wis consin home of the LaFollette progressive party At Excelsior Springs a crowd es timated at by Officer Roger Sterling greeted Governor Landed with cheers and waving sunflow ers Conferring with the governor enroute were two Kansas congress men active in agriculturalaffairs W P Lamberson of the first dis trict and Frank Carson of the sixth and a group of midwestern newspaper publishers Editors on Board The editors who also assisted Landon in greeting local political leaders aboard the train included Verne Marshall Rapids The republican nominee had under consideration a revised schedule to forego fishing in northernWiscon sin lakes plannedfor Friday in or der to devote an additional day to in that state His Sunflower Special train left Topeka at a m CST upon seven day swing that will take he candidate through five Missouri Iowa Minnesota Wiscon sin andIllinois 3 Major In three major speechei and two score platform talks he will detail bis plans for farm reliefand social security and amplify his criticism of the reciprocal trade treaties William R Castle former under secretary of etate who conferred with Landon Monday made the first legof the trip from Topeka to Kaasas City Three prepared upon which the Kansan relied to win the support of farmers and stockmen ia Miiisouri Iowa Minnesota Wiscon sin and Illinois were in bis pocket   

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