Mason City Globe Gazette, September 25, 1936

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IQWANS NEIGHBORS FIVE CKNTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRB SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS Changes in Party Seen Americans Are Not as Conservative as Once FASCIST ARMY OUTSIDE TOLEDO Bv CHAitLES P STEWART ASHINGTON CPA There are two theories long regarded by political analysts as u n q u a lif iefl truisms in this country both of which may be wrong as of to day One is that re publicans normal ly are in a ma jority through out the United States that democrats never can win on a na tional scale ex cept by a fluke of some sort The other is that Americans basically are the most conservative people on earth Undoubtedly both assumptions were sound for a long long time It isnt so certain that either is sound now If not election fore casts which presume their correct ness should be taken with a liberal allowance of salt Yet maybe they still are or semisounnd The latter is the liXelier guess On that supposition the question arises How True How much water do the old theories continue to hold And how much has leaked out of them It is too soon to tell with any ac curacy This makes tie science of politi cal divination very unreliable Yes the country was normally prorepublican But it must be remembered tha the democratic party of the new era to a great extent has become the republican party of half a gen eration ago or less Couldnt U mean that that readjustment im plies a flop of republicans to democ order to be where they were in the first place Thus mak ing the normal ma jority group No not necessarily Not immedi anyway Vote From Habit Thats what it would mean if the mass of voters voted for what the party of their choice really Stands for but they do not they vote largely as a matter of habit Of course they do gradually re alin but not within the space of twfor three elections It takes although republican ism and democracy virtually having swapped positions one might tnmk the democrats should be normally in a majority at present maybe the reshuffle has not progressed that far yet maybe some extraordinary situation still is required to enable a national democratic ticket to win Less Conservative And as we as conservative as we Landon Campaigns in Country of LaFollettes When this was a land of unlimit ed opportunities it was conserva tive naturally Folk who had found their opportunities and taken ad vantage of them were conservative becaule they wanted to keep what they had Those who hadnt been so fortunate continued to hope that they would be luckier shortly and did not want the system altered un til this hope had been realizeo But the opportunities are not ly so plentifully around loose now most of them already have been gobbled up and have gravitated into few hands Perhaps More So The few who have a practical monopoly of them are as conserva tive as ever perhaps more so But vastly larger proportion of the citizenry realizes that it is defi nitely on the outside looking in and not looking in hopefully either as formerly was the case Such in dividuals tend to develop the di vide our wealth complex which isnt conservative a bit The chances are then that we are not quite as conservative as we were but just how much less so we are is another thing that car only be guessed at Conservatism is somewhat a mat ter of habit too RAPATNEWDEAL TRADE PACTS IS LOUDLYCHEERED Pledges Saving American Market for American Farmers TEXT ON PAGE 2 ABOARD LANDON SPECIAL ENROUTE TO OSHKOSH J Alf M Landon opened his Wisconsin presidential campaign Friday with an assertion that the new deal had lost the farmer his foreign markets and tossed away our home markets like so much It was bad the republi can candidate said for the admin istrations agricultural program to lose our foreign markets for meat and dairy products but it was noth ing short of crime for its ill advised system of reciprocal trade agree ments to toss away our home mar Confers With Leaders Traveling through the rolling Wisconsin hills home of La Follette proTessivism Landon conferred with party leaders of the Badger state in his private car The official party included Ed ward J Samp of Madison chairman of the state republican committee Pierpont Wood of Janesville nation al committeeman John B Chappie Ashland editor and former republi can nominee for United States sen ator Morgan Murphy Superior publisher Bnice Gay of Eau Claire John and Dan Wallace uncles of Secretary of Agriculture Henry Wallace and others Landon told the Eau Claire throne estimated at by Po lice Sergeant E R Klingbeil that trade agreements on cheese handed your state a the audience shouted Know the Answer You Badgers and we Jayhawk the Kansan continued know the answer to the handicap under which present administration poli cies have placed our farmers And we also know the answer to the ap palling waste of federal funds that is now going on What we need is more of that sane management for which the farmers of this state of Wisconsin are famous They are as determined on tne one hand that not a single necessary duty shall be unperformed as they are on the other that cent shall be wasted in doing Landon left Minneapolis at a central standard time after an early breakfast in his hotel Frank B Kellogg former secretary of state breakfasted with the nom Landon Is Not Superman Type but He Knows When to Say Yes and When No SAYS MORE THAN 800 EXECUTED Englishman Tells of Acts of Spanish Loyalists at Ronda GIBRALTAR UP More than 800 prosperous persons were exe cuted by Spanish government sup porters at Ronda southwestern Spain in the two weeks before the city was captured by fascists George Peterson an Englishman who arrived from that sector said children died of exposure ana uered city lived in the surrounding countryside inee Speech at Milwaukee dozen rear platform talks from his special train during his two day swing through Wisconsin were scheduled to supplement his major address dealing with social secur ity at Milwaukee Saturday night The republican nominees tariff speech delivered Thursday night before a crowd that filled the Min neapolis auditorium to overflowing pledged protection of the American market for the American farmer and promised that republicans are eoing to trade not against but in the interest of American produc His audience within the block long three tiered hall cheered re peatedly as Landon speaking de liberately said republican party x x does not condemn the principle of recip rocity It condemns only the kind of trade agreements now being made It condemns them because they are injurious to American cit izens and offensive to American xxx At a time like the present when economic nationalism is rampant we cannot afford to scrap our econ omic defenses We can be a good neighbor without giving away the latchkey to our Got Blind Landon asserted the administra tions reciprocal tariff program has delayed the recovery for our farm and has sold the American farmer down the In too many of these agree he continued we are the fellow who got the blind Scoring what he termed the con fused and destructive policies of the Landon said we are now one of the largest im porters not only of those things we do not produce but of those things By W EARL HALL After three days in rather close proximity to Gov Alfred M Lan don of Kansas my thoughts linger most on the terrific strain to which a presidential nominee is subjected under the American system of gov ernment I saw him first standing up in an automobile waving and smiling as he passed down the streets of our capital city to the plaudits of what was said by many to have been the largest crowd ever as sembled in downtown Des Homes At close range I watched him as he stood before the microphones in font of the state fair grandstands and read his agricultural program in a sincere unaffected manner with no pretenses to an oratorical ability he does not possess At closer range I watched him place his elbows on a table at a luncheon given for him and news papermen and farmers and look out over the packed Kirkwood dining room with a kindly smile Message of Appreciation Then for a half hour or so on his special train between Mason City and Albert Lea I sat in his immedi ate presence listening to the rear platform speeches chatting with hin taking his message of appre ciation to the people of Iowa for the wonderful reception you have accorded Through all of it there was a fe verish endeavor on the part of those about him to shelter him from the crush of the calls upon his physical and nervous energy But there can be no protection against demands such as those laid upon him More than once Tve thought of the remark made by a northwest Iowa editor some weeks ago speak in of Governor Landon got a half dozen fel lows just like him in our Rotary Not a Superman While that might not be literally true and probably isnt it is not an unpardonable misstatement AU Landon is no superman and there is no endeavor to build him into one in the popular thinking Its our studied said a Kansan traveling with the nominee that America is fed up on these so called supermen Havent we had ex perience with two of them in suc cession Alf Landon is Franklin D Roose velt in reverse in a very great de Tee He isnt a radio orator but he talks in terms that can be under stood by the American people Can Say But more important by far than a radio crooning ability is the ca pacity of Mr Landon to say yes and to say no at exactly the right time and place in his administra tion of public affairs And theres none in Kansas even among his political adversaries who will say that Alf bandon has been anything other than honest m bis public and private life Its his pride that his word is as good as his bond a pledge is something to be Subtracting whatever is necessary for the almost religious loyalty of Kansas republicans for their gover nor it can still be said that this Is a fair statement of the appraisal of the nominee by those nearest to him Newspaper correspondents on the train of whom there were about 25 were still discussing what they termed the bad taste of a poll of them purportedly made by an Iowa newspaper Trying to Be Funny We all thought it was an enter tainment one of the re porters from Chicago put it None of us imagined that we were being put on the spot Most of us were try ing to be funny in our There was also discussion of the reported cancellation of reservations on the train by an executive of the same newspaper based on a fear that it would too much identify the publication with the republican cause and detract from its stradd ling position Among the correspondents travel ing with Landon is James Wright Washington correspondent of the Buffalo News Mr Wright known as Lloyd and lived his boyhood at New Hampton and he had been regaling his fellow scribes with tales of his native states productive wonders Polls Are Discussed Polls being conducted by various agencies came in for a good bit of discussion by the correspondents too While generally speaking they VATICAN LIKELY TOTAKESTEPTO CURB COUGHLIN Prelates See Warning If He Continues to Attack F R VATICAN CITY said Friday they wouldnt be sur if the Vatican were obliged to give Father Charles E Coughlin a stronger warning than the one which appeared recently in Osser vatore Romano Such a step might be necessary the prelates added if the Detroit radio priest continues his attacks on President Roosevelt At Cincinnati Thursday night Father Coughlin said the president was antiGod because he assert ed Mr Roosevelt says destroy and He also asserted he would advocate the use of bul lets shoud an upstart dictator make the ballot void Come Under Rebuke Such expressions said the pre lates came clearly under the re buke which the Osservatore au thoritative Vatican newspaper ad ministered recently when it said it was not proper to attack constitut ed authorities much less so for a priest to do so The newest declarations thej added cannot be reconciled with the belief by authoritative Vatican And he added I cant that in every au jretthat thesespollshave rthoritier should o 4ftA are held in rather low esteem guesses by persons who arent even trained there was a dis position to give some weight to Lit erary Digests sampling of public opinion with respect to the presi dency I dont know what to think of one of them said to me The Digest poll gives Landon a lead in California and all the signs I have been able to read indicate that Cal ifornia is a Roosevelt state The re turns from New York indicate a lopsided Landon plurality but my newspapers trained observers back there report that its a tossup These variances from what seem to be established facts make me suspicious of the accuracy of any All Indefinite for 6 Talks in East Next Week HYDE PARK N ent Roosevelt said Friday his first ampaign swing into the west prob ably would terminate at Denver but that he still might go to the west coast Talking about his personal stumping plans for October at a Dress conference at the summer white the chief executive jaid no dates or places had yet been made definite beyond next weeks SyracusePittsburgh trip ut that he probably would an nounce his initial western trip next Wednesday in Washington He said if conditions permitted he would like to visit the west oast but that would have to be de iermined when the time came to start the journey Six Talks Scheduled White house officials announced Friday President Roosevelt would make at least six ma four eastern states next week in inaugurating his campaign for reelection The announcement was made aft er 27 party leaders and advisers had discussed with the president late Thursday a tentative October speak amazingly accurate in each of the past three presidential Compliment Carl Cook Several of the newspapermen from outside of Iowa took occasion to pay high compliment to the work done oy Carl Cook of Glenwood chairman of the Iowa state central committee and others charged with shaping plans for the nominees three day stay in Iowa Weve seen the best organization in Iowa of any place visited thus said William K Hutchinson of the International News Service in a chat with Leon S Barnes of the Northwood Anchor who made the trip from bistown to Minneapolis on the Landon special There was none prouder among the delegation of 100 or more who joined the train at Albert Lea than Mrs C Montague Irwin of St Paul a second cousin of Governor Landon She has been doing much active work in the campaign particularly back in the region about Conneaut ville ancestral Landon home She recalled her numeroussummer visits to Clear Lake and asked to he remembered to a number of local folk Many ctnmren aiea 01 exposure uu uut and hunger he added when inhabi we are adapted to produce This is who evacuated the beleag a scandalous situation William Moscrip president of the Minnesota Livestock Breeders as sociation and president of the Twin Cities Milk Producers association said in a prepared statement after talking with the candidate Right on Every Point Landon is right on every point His speeches here and at Des Moines covered all the major ques tions involved in this whole farm problem xxx He amazed me with his grasp of the needs of agriculture in all its phases Hes got it His plans were to go directly af ter bis arrival at Oshkosh to the flood lighted stadium to see Osh kosh high play Milwaukee Tech Football long has been one of the governors favorite sports After the game he was scheduled to go to an Oshkosh hotel to spend the niebt LOOK INSIDE FOR Grid Warriors line Up First Predictions of Football Season Made ON PAGE 9 Knox Applauds Farm Program of Landon ON PAGE 2 Gains in Department Store Volume Shown ON PAGE 8 The prelates reiterated the Osser vatores previous remarks were not merely those of a newspaper but reflected the opinion of the pope that Father Coughlin by continuing his personal attacks on Mr Roose velt was going directly opposite to the pontiffs desires It was possible they said tha the Osservatore might publish an other and more strongly worded satement READY TO ADVOCATE USE OF BULLETS CINCINNATI UP The Rev Charles E toward Philadelphia Friday leaving here an assertion that he would advocate the use of bullets should an up start dictator make the ballot use less In a speech Thursday night be fore a National Union for Social Justice rally at which Representa tive William Lemke of North Da kota union party presidential can didate was cospeaker Father Coughlin called President Roose velt antiGod because he said the president says destroy and dev One Party Government When any upstart dictator succeeds in making of this nation a one party form of government and the ballot becomes he said I shall have the courage to stand up and advocate the use o Terming restrictions on farn products unchristian and the Royal Oak priest con tinued The Bible commands increase and but Roosevelt say destroy and devastate and there fore I call him antiGod and radi cal Incompetent President I wish to assure you that I hoi no chagrin against Mr Roosevelt Its Mr Roosevelt the incompeten president whom wemust remov from office if we are to save Amer ica for the He knows how to save Ameri ca for the democratic th priest said but he has not the in testinal fortitude to tell the commu nists that their lousy crimina votes are not acceptable to Mail Order Marriage Ends With Divorce DAVENPORT romanc which began through a mail orde matrimonial agency was ended her in divorce District Judge W W Scott awarded La Verne Kruse o Davenport a divorce on grounds o cruelty from Mrs Donna Bell Kruse Kruses attorney said the couple be came acquainted through a matri monial agency while Mrs Krus was living in Georgia They wer married Aug 20and separated aft er four days Horlick Dies RACINE Hor lick 90 founder and president of th Horlick Malted Milk corporation died at his home Friday morning F R Expects Western Trip toEnd at Denver To Speak Here AL SMITH THANKED HYDE PARK N Alfred E Smiths decision to postpone bis radio speech from New York the night of Oct 1 until after President Roosevelt had concluded his address at Pittsburgh brought a message of thanks Friday from the chief ex ecutive In a telegram to the presi dent Smith said be was taking the action in deference to the high office of president which you hold and that he did not desire to interfere with your having a nationwide Secretary Marvin H Mcln tyre replying to the telegram Friday said The president has asked me to thank you very much for your BERRY HALDfiN ing drive that would take the dem ocratic standard bearer into eight an aggregate of 185 electoral the far west middlewest and east Keymen of the party came out of the two hour meeting expressing confidence national politi cal outlook but agreeing the demo crats would have to Six Addresses Set Nothing definite was announced beyond next week when the presi dent also will make four rear plat form appearances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania on a trip starting from here Tuesday morning and ending here the evening of Oct 2 The six addresses specifically se will be made at Syracuse N shortly after 4 Sept 29 in laying a corner stone for a new medical college at Syracuse university Syracuse from to 11 p Sept 29 before the state democratic convention Officials said only state issues would be discussed Elkins W about noon Oct 1 where he will witness the corona tion of the queen of the mountain state forest festival in the amphi theater of DavisElkins college Pittsburgh Oct 1 Pittsburgh 9 to p Oct 1 Jersey City N 13 a Oct 2 in dedicating a new medical center Long Island City N 4 p Oct 2 at ground breaking cere monies for the QueensMidtown tunnel Between the last two ceremonies the president will attend a world series game in New York City Cities tentatively discussed for Roosevelt speeches later in October included Denver Omaha Chicago Detroit Cincinnati Cleveland Buf falo Albany Rochester Springfield or Worcester Mass The president will close his campaign in MadiSeA Square Garden New York the Sat urday night before election Garner at Conference The conferees included Vice Presi dent Gamer Secretaries Hull and Roper Attorney General Cummings Chairman James A Farley and other officers of the national com mittee senators and congressmen It was Senator Robinson of Ar kansas majority floor leader of the senate who made the statement echoed by others that the parley realized the democrats had a fight on their hands The conference disclosed gener al confidence but a realization of the wisdom of be said Farley said the president was immensely pleased with reports submitted to HALDEN TO GIVE TftLK SATURDAY Address To Conclude Circuit of County Throughout Afternoon Arrangements have been com pleted for a circuit of Cerro Gordo county Saturday by Berry Chariton republican nominee for United States senator L L Ray mond Chairman of the county re publican central committee an nounced Friday Mr Halden who was nominated at a special convention as the re publican nominee for senator to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Louis Murphy will con clude his dayg visit to this county LINES UP HEAVY ARMORED GARS FOR FIGHT Insurgents Planes Rain Bombs Upon Bilbao Over 100 Killed Copyright 1936 by the Associated TALAVERA DE LA REINA fascist army driving toward Toledo to rescue the be sieged garrison in the ap proached the main government de fenses Friday More than government militiamen were reported massed outside Toledo and insurgent com manders despite their haste be came more cautious as they came almost within sight of the city Leaders hesitated to send in a flying column for fear they would be cut off and massacred Bat teries of artillery and armored cars were brought to the front from Torrijos to prepare for heavy fighting Another fascist army pushing along the main highway to Madrid slowed up similarly in an attempt to consolidate its positions beyond Maqueda Within 10 Miles The vanguard of the Toledo at tack beating down crumbling gov ernment defenses marched within 10 miles of Toledo Headquarters of the southern in surgent army declared fascist troops made a steady advance on the MaquedaToledo road which brought their front ranks within sight of the provincial capital Government losses in scattered engagements were declared heavy while the attacking insurgents suf fered only a few casualties The retreating socialist abandoned quantities of war ma terials in flight before the insur gents an official announcement de clared Strong reinforcements of Legion naires and regular infantrymen joined the fascist drive after an en thusiastic send off in the public square at Talavera Drop Food Supplies Fascist commanders declared their planes dropped supplies of food and ammunitions to besieged comrades in the razed Alcazar at Toledo to ward whose rescue the insurgent with an address on the stops of the courthouse in Mason City at 8 oclock Saturday night He will be introduced on this occasion by Henry O Talle Decorah republican nominee for fourth district repre sentative in congress The senatorial nominee will arrive in Mason City at 11 oclock Sat His tour of the county will include stops at Rockwell at 1 p Swaledale at p Thornton at m Meservey at p Ventura at 4 p and Clear Lake at p m Secretary Wallace to Speak at Davenport DAVENPORT UP Robert Combs Scott county agent said he had received notification that Sec retary of agriculture Henry Wallace will speak at the Mississippi Val ley fairgrounds here before the Scott county Farm Bureau next Wednes day afternoon First Lady Recovered Leaves for New York WASHINGTON Frank lin D Roosevelt recovered from her recent illness left Friday for New York FORECAST IOWA Cloudy with showers probable in east and south por tions Friday night and Saturday and in northwest portion Friday night warmer in south central and extreme east cooler to north west Friday night cooler Satur day MINNESOTA Generally lair in northwest mostly cloudy in east and south showers In ex treme east cooler Friday night except in extreme southeiurt heavy frost or freezing tempera ture in north portion Friday night Saturday generally lair cooler in east and IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 8S Minimum in Night 44 At 8 A M Friday 54 advance is aimed The headquarters report con flicted with government statements the fascist drive on Madrid and Toledo had been halted with a flood Of water from the Alberche river Aides of Gen Francisco Franco commander of the southern fascist army said plans for the military campaign had been shifted to allow one column to push toward a point midway between Madrid and To ledo on the southern highway This change was made they said in an attempt to cut the capital from the provincial city Repulse Counter Attack Official reports from Burgos seat of the insurgent provisional oovernrnent declared the fascist troops on the southern battle line had advanced beyond Torrijos on the road between Maqueda and To ledo General Francos forces repulsed a counter attack by government soldiers the report asserted and killed 70 socialist militiamen The official war bulletin also said military operations in the Guadarrama mountains north of Madrid were proceeding despite heavy rain and belowfreezing BILBAO SET ON FERE BY REBEL PROJECTILES Copyright 1936 by The BILBAO Spain By Warship to Saint Jean de Luz Insurgent bombing planes rained projectiles on Bilbao Friday killing more than a hundred persons and wounding many more The bombardment caused heavy property damage and set part of the city afire It began at 9 a and lasted without relief for more than two hours Bombs wrecked many dwellings burying men women and children under the wreckage The railroad station was ablaze The governors palace and the provincial parliament building were seriously damaged Crowds of terrified citizens dash ed in panic through the streets while firemen rushed into buildings to ag out dead and injured An entire block of private homes in the square near the Carlton hotel were blown to bitsby 500 pound bombs VICTORIES BY WATER ANJ SIEEL SPUR SOCIALISTS CopytUbt by WITH THE GOVERNMENT SOUTHERN ARMY NEAR QUIS MONDO determined ;

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