Thursday, October 1, 1936

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME E R HIS MEM 4 DEPT OF i MO I ME S THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AUU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS THREE FIVE CENTSA COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS IiEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 1 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 307 Stiffer Fight Ordered Democratic Chiefs Out in Field PREDICT END OF WAR IN 3 WEEKS f By CHARLES P STEWART ASHIN GTON New deal leaders arc sincere in their predictions that their side will win in Novem ber Neve rtheless the democratic management is omitting no pre cautions to im prove Roosevel tian chances all it can The im pression it gives ia that it is not as confident of an overwhelming as it was at republican convention time a doz en weeks ago Then the white house evidently felt that it scarcely would heed to make an effort to insure Ji successful campaign i G O P Expected Fight Meanwhile G O P prospects ap pear materially to have improved Therepublicans knew from the first thatthey would have to fight ike isixty to stand the slightest show So that is they began toffight KIt natural But the iJeiiiocratsj were rather indifferent aliSthe outset being so sure of them selves At present they are fightini tprjtlrandtoenail being a little less Cocksure policy perturbation if any in the summoning chieftains of the iidministrations emergency organi zations into Washington for con ferences and in the dispatch ot agencies Washington Workers into the field their various home wheremaybe they can dot the most political good offices used to write tSeir instructions to their regional airectorsYvAJoclay their system is to ttie capital f or personalcopferenees the effect Ilf the administration loses you remind staffs of the samething v livedI inniimerous parts of this I know a lot of regional directors in widely scat tered areas and all of them whom I have known well enough to speak with me confidentially have saif aboutthe same thing Home to Campaign The local folk holding jobs in Washington but dispatched out into the sticks to fix are in a tlif Icreht classification They are not brought into the capital to be in structed they are sent out from here to do missionary work Their exodus has been appreci able Washington real estate agents tell me that 8000 to 9000 of the governments apartment house ten ants hive vacated in the last few weeks They have not gone home to stay they have gone home for the cam paign Civil Service Swamped j The theory is that the civil serv ice system has ended this patronage abuse It did until emergency organiza tions were invented Today emergency has swamped civil service That is the complaint of the government that they no longer are workers for Uncle Sam but hold their jobs by virtue of affiliation with some par ticular political party Major Parties Keep Campaign Reporters Busy BOTH NOMINEES FOR PRESIDENT IN NEW ACTIVITY Roosevelt and Knox Will Be Heard Same Night at Pittsburgh CANDIDATES AND ISSUES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOPEKA Kans Governor Landon denounces racial preju dices and religious bigotries dis claims support of any group fur thering them Roosevelt travels to Pittsburgh for major address Thursday night hits partisan hostility to social se curity act CINCINNATI Col Frank Knox also to speak in Pittsburgh Thursday night calls new deal muddled John son declares George N Peeks criticism of new deal farm pro gram was most unfair attack NEW E Smith to make address Thursday night under auspices of independent co alition of American women Wal lace says farmers must have the equivalent of what tariff has giv en industry TERRE HAUTE Browder communistic presiden tial candidate released from jail He was arrested yesterday when he tried to jnake aspeech MINNEAPOLIS tive Lemke calls Roosevelt and Landon the Gold Dust twins of Wall street First World Series Tally Mrs Grahl Is Fined on Speed Charge MOINES Charles Grahl wife of the Iowa adjutant general wasfined 25 on a charge of careless driving by speeding 50 miles an hour by Municipal Judge Charles Cooler Mrs Grahl was ar rested by a state highway patrol man She was given until Oct 16 to pay the fine with an alternative of spending eight days in jail FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Thursday night and Friday local frosls Thursday night anil somewhat warmer Friday MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursday and Friday rising tem perature Thursday night in cen tral and north portions nml in I east and south Friday frost or I freezing Thursday night I IN MASON CITY i GlobeGazette weather figures for 54 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 10 Minimum in Night 42 At 8 A SI Thursday 43 September bade its adieu lo North This Central Press soundphoto from SorU shows Gcorgo SelkirkAjf Hie Vankees crossing tliu home plate after his homeruH off Carl Hubbell in the third inning of the opening game or the world series aV the Polo grounds in New York The Glaiils beat the Yankees G to 1 Sue sportspage for Jowa with rloiiriy and a day which dawned cliilly but cleared up knd warmed up to receive October FOUMBU STANDARD BEAKERS ALSO HOLDING srOTLIGHTS New activity by the presidential nominees and by two former stand ard bearers of major parties kept campaign reporters hopping Thurs day Working at Topeka on speeches to come Governor Landon took time cut to denounce racial prejudices and religious bigotries and to dis claim the support ot any groups stirring up such feelings Swinging through West Virginia Thursday President Roosevelt will speak Thursday night at Pittsburgh the talk to he broadcast at 8 p m CST In a letter Wednesday night he attacked critics who he said fanned the flames of partisan hos tility to the social security act Smith Plans Talk At New York the independent co alition of American women made last minute preparations for a radio speech Thursday night at CST by Alfred E Smith foe of the new deal Riding a crosscountry train from Denver Herbert Hoover was due in Topeka Thursday to confer with Governor Landon At Denver Wed nesday night Hoover criticized fed eral tax policies Stump fighting by other leaders continued with Roosevelt support era striking back at criticism of his farm policies Hugh S Johnson for mer NRA chief said a recent speech by George N Peek was the most unfair attack that haa yet been launched at the president Farmers Equivalent Discussed Secretary Wallace said the issue is whether farmers are to con tinue to have the moral legal and economic equivalent of what the cor porate form of organization and the tariff Have given industry Col Frank Knox was all set for a speech he will deliver Thursday night in Pittsburgh same city where the president will talk Knox de clared in an address Wednesday night that the new deal is planless confused muddled Is on Defense The word communism contin ued to be heard in campaign pro nouncements Commenting on the declaration by President Roosevelt that communism was being used as a red herring in the campaign republican chairman John D M Hamilton said Mr Roosevelt was on the defensive in an effort to unlink his administration from radicalism The communist presidential candi date Earl Browder was released from jail Thursday at Terre Haute Ind where he was arrested as a vagrant when he arrived to make a speech Attorney Makes His attorney David J Bentall succeeded in making a communisc address himself by rushing into a radio station and being locked into a broadcast booth before police could stop him KNOXATTACKS THESE FOOLS Uses Term in Denunciation of Administration and Its Policies ABOARD KNOX CAMPAIGN TRAIN TOURING OHIO Frank Knox republican vice presi dent nominee used the term these fools Thursday in denouncing the administration for trying to tear down fundamental principles that have distinguished America It is difficult to restrain my language the Chicago publisher told a railroad station crowd in the little town of Blanchester the first stop in the days campaign tour of the nominees special train And some of these fundamental things that distinguish the Ameri can ways from anything else in the wcrtcl these fools are trying to tear down he asserted Knox told the men and women gathered about the rear of his train that the founders of the nation es tablished two chief governmental self government and the thiee way division of authority among executive legislative and judicial i these men who now control our destinies the candidate as serted are deliberately trying to undermine and tear down those things We have seen the highest execu tive in with power and avid for power try to make the legislative arm of our government a mere rub ber stamp We have seen the same executive try to bring into contempt the judicial arm of our government and to arrogate to himself powers never intended Oh my friends if you ever walkec into a polling booth and had an op portunity to vote for the things that have made America what it is you have that opportunity now Iowa Local Frosts Predicted Mercury Will Rise on Friday DES MOINES skies Thursday night and Friday with lo cal frosts Thursday night and some what warmer Iowas weather menu Eastern Iowa got some rain dur ing the last 21 hours Keokult re porting 42 of an inch Davenport 30 and Dubuque 02 It was clca Thursday morning however ex ccpt at Charles City and Davenport Council Bluffs reported 72 fo high temperature an aloo the low early Thursday of 38 SECOND GAME OF WORLD SERIES IS POSTPONED BY RAIN NEW YORK heavy overnight rain turned the Polo grounds into JL miniature lake Thursday and forced postpone ment oC the second game of the world scries between the New York Giants and New York Yankees Weather there were indications that a two day spell of intermittent raui finally was ready to call a game will be played Friday at the Polo grounds The series schedule calling for the third fourth and fifth games to be played at the Yankee stadium simply will move back one day White Sox Beat Cubs 5 to 1 in 1 st Game of Chicagos Series CHICAGO White Sox landed on Bill Lee in one big inning the fifth Thursday and defeated the Cubs 5 to 1 in the opening game of the Chicago city championship series behind Vernon Kennedys four hit pitching A crowd of 12311 chilled spectators watched the Sox triumph F R SUPPORTED BY NY TIMES Believes Public Welfare to Be Served Best Through Continuance NEW YORK New York times in an editorial titled A Rea soned Choice Thursday announced its support of President Roosevelt for reelection The Times is an independent democratic newspaper and the edi torial said a conservative news paper in its own sphere The New York Times believes that the public welfare will best be served this year by the contin uance of the democratic party in power and by the rcclcction of the president the editorial said Provides Against Radicalism Three reasons are cited for the FR EMPHASIZES CONSERVING OF J S RESOURCES State Federal Forces Work Together for Wild Life By D HAROLD OLIVER ELKINS W Va I conservation of natural resources in his first West Virginia speech President Roosevelt declared Thursday there was a growing con sciousness that mans errors in the past must be corrected by man in the future Standing in a cold drizzle in a nat ural amphitheater of DavisElkins college the president told a mountain state festival crowd that in the while effort of conservation the federal and state governments are working hand in band He cited many activities of the new deal to conserve wild life and other resources because he declared other resources because he dcvclarcd critics of the administration have lately been engaged in expressing dissatisfaction with the progress of wild life restoration by the federal government during the past tliree years Treaties Are Cited We evolved he said a national wild life conservation program which proposed to provide abund antly for the needs of wild life by purchase and retirement nf agricul tural landn submarginal in char acter by the purchase of other suit able lands and by making generous allocation of public lands all to b set aside as sanctuaries Ho also cited the migratory bin treaty with Mexico the duck stamp bill the coordination bill on game laws and the Robinson bill creating game sanctuaries He said he would his conservation policies in the next four years as the crowd laughed Is Without Partisanship The president stood under a brown beach umbrella with white polka dots He wore a black top coat No part of our conservation work is more important he said than the protection of our wild life It is a work into which we can all enter heart and soul because there is no political partisanship in activity whose object is to preserve and re store the life of our great out of doors Brought here by special train after a 12 mile motor tour of the towns oj Thomas and Davis the president made his first rear plat papers choice First the said is its belief that n Times second States Wilson Voted Against Moratorium NEW Val entine democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor in n speech prepared for delivery here Thursday said George A Wilson republican candidate for governor is going up and down the state telling the Iowa farmer he is his beat friend Farm era who look at the record will finrj that George Wilson was the lone senator to vote against the mort gage moratorium bill Knox Will Speak at Rally in Fort Dodge FORT DODGE Frank Knox republican candidate for vice president will speak here at a dis trict republican rally Oct 20 Pioneer Druggist at Fort Dodge Succumb FORT DODGE J Campncll retired pioneer druggisi is dead He bad been druggist am pharmacist licre for 50 years Roosevelt administratipn would be more conservative Second is its view that the reelection of the president will provide insurance agninst radicalism of the sort which the United States has most to fear Finally the editorial said we believe that the narrow nationalism for which the republican party stands today ia in itself a policy which if put into force would car ry us rapidly in the direction both of regimentation and radicalism Opposed Some Policies The Times said it believes the president is a keen Enough judge of public opinion to make his second administration more conscrvilive than the first in the sense that conservatism means consolidating ground already gained and perfect ing measures hastily enacted At the outset the editorial stressed the fact that in the past three years the newspaper has felt com pelled to oppose various policies acts and utterances of a democratic administration and added it would not wish to withdraw this criti cism THc attitude of the republicans form appearance at Parsons He told a crowd there standing in the cold mist that he was glad to be back in West Virginia ami had it not been for the rain chang ing his plans for n 00 mile motor trip through the Monongnhcla na tional forest he could not have made his first visit to Parsons Iliiises Forest Nursery Its a great stunt he said in describing a forest service nursery near wisii Parsons Its a great job we had more of After the speech the president witnessed the coronation of Miss Mary Jane Bell of Parkcrsburg as queen of the festival He then left for his train for the trip to Pitts burgh Enroute he was to make several rear platform appearances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania on international issues loaves advantage distinctly with democrats the editorial said the the Slander Suit Verdict Given to Defendant VINTON C E Wal ters granted a motion for a direct ed verdict in favor of William I Williams Vinton defendant in a slander suit brought by John Widncr Dysnrt farmer Wid ner charged that Williams a mem ber of the Benton county board ot supervisor1 called him a thief LOOK INSIDE FOR FRED T SCHWOB Giinie Commission Head Open Pheasant Season Is Believed Unlikely ON PAGE 13 Klemme Is Ready for Two Day Celebration ON PAGE 3 Dies Funeral Friday ON PAGE 2 Lloyd George Attack On Pershing Weighed EDITORIAL PAGE 6 WPA Recreation Work Starts in Mason City ON PAGE 11 Devaluation of Franc Is Completed PARIS JPi The French cham ber of deputies late Thursday gave final parliamentary approval to de INSURGENTS ARE 20 MILES FROM SPAINS CAPITAL Government Claims Many Helpless Workers Slaughtered By KICHAR0 G BIASSOCK 193G lly The Associated TOLEDO surgents pounded a steel spearhead to within 20 miles of Madrid Thurs day as socialist defenders retreated from Illescas At Burgos officials of the in surgent junta said Madrid would fall ind Spains civil war end within hree weeks The necessity bringing addi ional troops to consolidate fascist iositions behind the rapidly ad aneing vanguards and arranging ommunication facilities they said would cause the delay in taking Madrid Panic Is Predicted The capital they asserted would ic in complete panic before the final assault aiding in the success of the attack The governing committeeof the Madrid Bar association in a pro test addressed to the civilized world charged Moorish legion naires allied with fascists had slaughtered thousands of helpless workers and peasants Approximately 9000 were killed in Seville when the Moors hurled grenades into all houses in the working quarter the bar associa tion asserted The attorneys also said many women had been at tacked For Basque Regions The Spanishparliament meeting at Madrid for the first time since shortly before the civil war Thuis day approved an autonomous sta tute for the Basque regions of north ern Spain and beard Premier Fran cisco Largo Caballcro announce his determination to force a workers republic The autonomous statute will give the three provinces of Alava Giilp uzcoa and Viscaya a regime similar to that of Catalonia within the Spanish republic They will receive home rule for local affairs while the Madrid gov ernment will control matters of na tional interest affecting the area Will Increase Allegiance The Basques long have demanded an autonomous statute and the gov ernment felt the measure would in valuation of the franc the monetaiy measure adopting with its 2 Indians Who Used Counterfeit Coins at PowWow Arrested OMAHA Cooper chief of the secret service here an nounced Thursday the arrests of Milton Armstrong and Robert Youngbcar Indians on charges of passing counterfeit 50 cent coins nt an Indian pow wow at Tama Iowa Both live in Tama Cooper said Youngbear was arrested three weeks ago and Armstrong 70 years old was taken into custody Wednesday lowan Hit Pushing Motorcycle Is Dead OSCEOLA Baker 21 died here Thursday of injuries suf fered when he was struck by truck while walking along the high way near here pushing a motorcycle last weekend The truck driver A I Webb of DCS MoinC3 said he was blinded by the lights of an ap proaching1 car compromise clause on price fixing decrees by a vole of 354 to 217 The vote meant that only the promulgation of President Albert Lcbrim is necessary to make reduc tion of the gold content of the franc a law Before the final ballot the cham ber had adopted by a show of hands the compromise senate clause which provide1 a check on efforts by the government to con trol the cost of living The government and the senate earlier had gotten together on the devaluation bill in n political at mosphere charged with tnrcats of disorder Rumors that the capitals mobile guards were being reinforced were reflected in the senate debate where speakers urged avoidance of the psychosis of civil war WILLlSKlALSE ARREST DAMAGES Browciers Attorney Claims 5 Were Imprisoned Unjustly TERRE HAUTE Ind ly after Earl Browder cpmmunist candidate for president and four as sociates were released from jail Thursday David J Bentall Chicago attorney said he would seek dam ages for the five on the grounds they had been falsely arrested anil imprisoned Bentall who read over the radio Wednesday night the speech Brow der had planned to deliver at a communist party rally said suit would be filed against Mayor Sam uel Beecher and Police Chief James C Yatcs Vagrancy charges placed againsi the five when they came here Wed ncsday were dismissed In citj court Thursday morning after they had spent the night in jail Browder accepted his relcas without comment He said he woul leave soon for New York and woul make no further attempt to spea here crcnse their allegiance to Madrid However of the tliree main cities of the region the government con trols only Bilbao San Sebastian and Vitoria arc in the hands of the in surgents Advance patrols of one of three surging fascist columns drove strag gling government militiamen from the town 22 milca from the capital on the direct ToledoMadrid high way and rolled on north Two additional insurgent divi sions marched toward separate ob jectives HaveTwo Objectives The first operating from Toledo ushed toward Aranjucz important ailway junction to the east and it elf only 28 miles southeast of the Rpitil The other moved alongthe Ma ucdaMadrid highway toward Nav Carnero 20 miles southwest of iladrid The back of the capitals resist nce is broken asserted Gen Jose arela commander of the southern ascist forces in the campaign Lorthward Insurgent officers despite the ad ttncc which continued after the icnelration at Illescas made ready or an expected engagement a short istance north where socialist troops vcre reported entrenched in prepar tion for fierce resistance Hommrl Marching Columns The relentless fascists reported government planes bombarded tho parching1 columns at many points ncluding field headquarters at IMa Hieda Socialist aim was bad they declared reporting no victims from he aerial assaults General Varela characterized the governments defense in the Toledo sector as inactive He said his varriors scattered the socialist mili tiamen in small parties along the route from Toledo to the capital A majority of the straggling troops supporting the Madrid ad ministration against the fascist at ack have fed southeast from Toledo or are retiring to Madrid o defend the capital the insurgent high command asserted Fresh Assaults Iteportcd A concerted fascist attack on all fronts against government positions was reported by the war ministry at Madrid in an official com munique In addition lo the offensive from the south fresh assaults be gan north of the capital in forti fifJ PSSscs long held by the social