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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEAKED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 201936 THIS PLPEIt CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 10 Compromise Impossible Lewis Doesnt Want Partial Victory Over Green CREAMERY AT MALLARD LOOTED By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON hen the American Federation of La bors executive council suspended the 10 unions at filiated with John L Lewis com mitttee of indus trial organization the suggestion j was made that the suspended bodies appeal to the courts to compel the A F of L to recognize their delegates at the federations Tampa conven tion in November However Lewis president of the United Mine Workers as well as head of the C I O movement was prompt to deny that any such step would be taken Were afraid he explained to newspapermen that wed win That statement undoubtedly summed up the whole labor situation in a small mouthful of words No Partial Victory Lewis with a following of about 1150000 approximately onethird of the total strength of the A F of is pursuing a course which can not attain its objective by comprom ise or even a partial victory On the opposite hand the A F of L cannot agree to what the C I O demands as a minimum without admitting utter defeat The A F of L alarmed by Lewis potencyis disnoscd to yield some what but naturally its management balks at abdicating unqualifiedly in favor of the C I O folk and Lewis demands nothing in terms quite so brusque but that is what he means Aristocracy of Labor The A F ofL is an aristocracy of highly skilled and very select The C I O aims atan alignment of all classes of workers The A F of L has had plenty of influence but it has kept clear of outandout partisanship The C I O and organizations as sociated with it take sides Inshort the C I Os plan is to become ultimately a necessarily a labor parly but a party consistingof a labor nucleus with other groups included in and wagged by the labor party too Lewis LooUs to lJ10 That this amalgamation can be effected aristocratic labor common labor white collared labor agricul ture and miscellaneous folk is prob lematic If it la a task which John L Lewis is equal to he should be a presiden tial candidate in 1910 Maybe he will not be elected but he will be in the running Is it likely thar he will sur render his lead to President Green of the A F of L in the meantime If he compromises with the A F of L that is what he does Must Remain at Odds Not that Green ever could become prcsidentially prominent But if Green retains his hold over a predominant A F of L Lewis chances automatically wither and die And if the A F of L reabsorbs the C I O by compromise that is what follows Consequently Lewis must remain at odds with William Green There cannot be a compromise Naturally Greens inclination is to compromise a little if he can And Lewis inclination is to do nothing of the kind if he can avoid it Some sort of a nominal bargain may be patched up but the odds are many to one that it will not last 2 Hurt as Train Crashes Bus PARIS persons were killed and five injured when the ParisBasel express crashed into an omnibus at Chaumont Tuesday and was derailed BUTTER STOLEN THERE 2ND TIME IN THREE WEEKS London Praises CCC Hits Politicians at Head Gang or Search for New Remnants of Old One Is Intensified Theft of 54 tuba of butter from the Mallard creamery in Palo Alto county early Tuesday caused North Iowa authorities and the state bu reau of investigation to intensify their search for cither a new gang of butter thieves or what may be a revival of an old gang which had recently been scattered by the law On Sept 26 the Mallard cream ery was robbed of 38tubs of butter The loot which was trucked away Tuesday amounted to 3456 pounds The robbers forced open a rear door and cut a switch leading to the burglar alarm Discovered by Employes The Mallard theft was discovered when employes arrived Tuesdas morning for work Procedure fol lowed in the theft was similar to the many that have occurred in North Iowa the past year Investigation Bureau Chief Glen at Des Moincs dispatched J S Gladstone state fingerprint expert to Mallard at once He said Agents Al Haight and Paul Gruber would follow him to join in a search for clews Exceeds Bank Lootings Meanwhile Sheriff Bert F Mont gomery of Palo Alto county pressed the investigation at Mallard where the robbery was one of many in which loot the past year in this sec tionot the state had reached the 535000 mark an amount far great er than lostthrough bank robberies Hopes that the North Iowa butter theft gang had been broken when eight were arrested were apparently blasted for Iowa officials as the heavy losses continue Three mem bers of the gang have been sent to prison charges are pending against four one has broken jail and one is fugitive Ringleader at Large Tlie state bureau of investigation Tuesday sent 3000 wanted cir culars to officers throughout the country asking authorities to be on the lookout for George Shorty Hart of LeMars the suspected ring leader of the butter thief gang re cently rounded up but who escaped from jail He broke out of the Kos suth county jail at Algona Oct 10 where he was being held for trial Haijvey Mighell of Holstein is also a fugitive from justice in the but ter theft probe The unusual setup required by the butter thieves was also being studied by authorities They pointed out that not only must the thieves have facilities for handling the bulky loot with rather quick dis patch because of its perishable quality but must also have a fence where a large quantity can be mar keted James Sale of Insurance Fresh Angle Broadcast Firm Denies It Affected Speech by Vandenberg NEW YORK ft The name of President Roosevelts son James and the sale of an insurance con tract to the Columbia Broadcasting system were injected Tuesday into debate over Columbias curtailment of a speech by Senator Vandenberg RMich Saturday night in Chi cago Edward Klauber executive vice president of the radio chain said young Roosevelt participated in negotiations for a group insurance plan for Columbia employes in Aug ust 1934 He said however that this had nothing to do with the decision to cut Vandenbergs address from the air lanes and repeated the previous announcement that the action was in line with a ruling against broad casting of recorded programs Replies to Query Klauber made his statement ill reply to a query from Senator Has tings RDcl which noted a per sistent rumor that James Roosevelt has recently written a large sum of insurance for your company and that this had something to do with the decision reached by you After Klaubers reply became public Hastings declared that when this business was given to James Roosevelt his competitors were told that the price quoted by them would not be considered that the busi ness was to be given to James Roosevelt as amatter ofpolicy It occurs to me the ruling on the Vandenberg speech prohibiting a broadcast in which the presidents voice is either reproduced or a pho nograph record or simulated by an actor is a similar matter of policy as influenced the coriipanyj in giving the business to James Roosevelt Finn More Satisfactory Klauber said the insurance con tract went to the company Travel ers represented by the presidents son and another accredited agent identified only as Sargent because the plan jointly submitted by these men appealed to us as more satis factory than any other proposition received The radio executives reply to Senator Hastings added K x x Since your wire intimates there are those who would imply scandal we must point out to you that sons of the president of the United States LOOK INSIDE FOR ANNE SULLIVAN SIACY Woman Who Taught Helen Keller Passes ON PAGE 2 Decrease Is Shown in Iowa AutoDeath Tol ON PAGE s Local Teanio Prepare For Tough Schedule ON PAGE 9 583 Raised So Far For Community Chesl ON PAGE ll MADRID FORMS VAST NEW ARMY TO DEFEND CITY Bands of Women Rush Through Streets to Recruit Men MADRID vast new army called out by shouting bauds of wo men poured out of Madrids fac tories shops and offices today a3 the wind carried the boom of be sieging fascist artillery into the cap itals very streets A thousand housewives and ser vants shrieking their frenzied de mands for a militant defense of Madrid ran through the business section and dashed back and forth in the sidcstreets waving shopping baskets and calling upon antifas cists to abandon their benches and desks to take up arms In grim and resolute reply the workers poured from office build ings and plants big and small arms were passed out hastily and tho government set itself lor a great massed thrust to carry the battle to the enemy already virtu ally within strikingdistance of Madrid Cannonading Is Heard As the workers fell in step with the capitals militia icserves a shifting wind carried the sound of cannonading plainly into the city from the hills on the west and the plains to the south On both fronts the fascists were well within a 20 mile radiusof Mad Knox Attacks Wallace on Taxes and Farm Policies Stops at Sioux Boundifor Speech at Fdrt Dodge By llOUEKT M YODER SIOUX CITY Col Frank Knox republican vice presidential nominee returned to Iowa Tuesday on a second campaign tour of the state and attacked Agriculture Sec retary Wallace on both taxes and farm policies I understand Wallace told you that you wont have to pay for this huge public debt Knox told i Sioux City audience Fling that falsehood buck at him You cant escape paying Youll pay in unseen taxes on everything you cat or wear The effect the administrations farm policies have had oi lowaa cornhog farmers wan the second point on which Knox declared Wal lace has made misstatcments Lard Exports Kail Knox cited figures which he said showed that lard exports were fall ing sharply in 1936 below the for eign sales of 1933 Woodbury county republicans fill cd the American Legion auditorium to welcome the candidate on his first Iowa stop Tuesday afternoon Knox first toured Iowa on Sept 25 windingup a day oe short cam paigu talks with a night address a Ottumwa His route Tuesday car ried him to Fort Dodge where h will deliver a major address Tucs day night are entitled to engage in private bus iness as well as any other citizen and we emphatically deplore any ef fort to read anything sinister into the fact that one of them was in the insurance firm through which we placed business Senator Vandenberg said he will have something to say about the radio incident Wilmington Tues day niglit over Columbias national network MOTORIST ROBS 2 HITCHHIKERS Had Promised to Give North lowans Jobs on Arrival in Wyoming Ray Hypes of Rodman and Donald Buigig of Em FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Tuesday night and Wednesday showers probable except Wednesday in northwest portion may change to snow in north portion much colder except Wednesday in extreme northwest portion MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy probably rain or snow In east and extreme south colder Tuesday night Wednesday partly cloudy to cloudy and continued cold IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday Minimum in NlRht 47 At 8 A M Tuesday 50 reported Tuesday that they were robbed of 525 and their traveling bags by a motorist who had them a ridp as they hitch hiked from Minneapolis several days ago The motorist posed as a Wyoming cattleman and offered them jobs out west When they reached Sioux City he drew a gun robbed them and left them on the highway Appeals Decision on Funeral Home Ban DES MOINES rjW F Otte Clarinda undertaker appealed a dis trict court decision prohibiting him from establishing a funeral home in the residence section of Clarinda to the state supreme court District Judge Grove W Brown issued an or der restraining Otte from using a house five blocks from the public square as a funeral home after protests against the undertaking establishment had been made by res idents of the section First Flight Across Pacific With Paying Passengers Planned ALMEDA Cal new page in the history of aviation was ready Tuesday to be first transPacific air crossing with pay The Hawaiian Clipper will take off at 3 p m Wednesday 5 p m central standard time I for Honolu lu on A schedule that calls for her to land in Manila bay four days later Aboard will be six passengers Passengers already are flying the Pacific in preview1 of the regular I weekly passenger service Politics on The Air TIME CENTRAL STANDARD Tuesday night 6 cast William Hard and Col Arthur W Little WABCCBS 7 Senator A H Van clenbeig from Wilmington Dela WABCCBS 10 Gov A M Lan don from Los Angeles WHO Verne Marshall Nor man Thomas from Pittsburgh 9 Col L Johnson WOR and N Y state Gov H H Lehman WABCCBS T V Smith Jeffcrsoniandemocrats WEAF NBC John W Davis Progressive WABCCBS Harold L Iclces Wednesday p m Landon radio clubs Mtj F K Boggs and Benjamin Dewitt F R WANTS TO GO TO INDIANA Plans for Final Week of Presidents Campaign Still Uncertain WASHINGTON house officials said Tuesday President Roosevelt wanted very much to go to Indiana the final week of the campaign but they were uncertain whether it would be possible The president is holding open the first part of next week and it is possible he might make another eastern speech or two before wind ingup his reelection drive at Madi son Square Garden the Saturday night before election day He has been asked to speak in Fort Wayne Ind and Toledo and Akron Ohio amongother places Direct fo Washington Officials said the president might return directly to Washington in stead of Hyde park from hia two day swing Wednesday and Thurs day through Rhode Island Massa chusetts and Connecticut The pres ident was to leave late Tuesday night on the trip which will include a major address at Worcester Ma3 Wednesday night give him a start on his pre pared speech Mr Roosevelt can celed his press conference scheduled for late Tuesday and restricted his engagements to brief conferences He took time out in the morning to enroll in the annual Red Cross membership drive and expressed the hope that every mrn and woman who is able to do so will do like wise Callers on Schedule During the day the president ar ranged to see in the order named Secretary Roper Secretary Ickes Senator George D Com mander S R Fuller an old friend Dr Ernest Graening head of the territories division of the depart ment of interior and Rear Admiral Henry A Wiley retired chairman of rid Plumbers and steamfitters march ed beside storekeepers and white collared accountants The women shoutingthemselves hoarse ran madly past hunting new recruits At last it seemed Madrid was fully awake to the danger of inva sion Hntliilions Lose Identity Battalions of various names lost their identity as the high command reoiKanized the fighting militia into numbered regiments and placed each under full direction of the military President Manuel Azanawho mo tored Monday to Barcelona xvith three of his ministers inspected government lines on JJie Aragon front In the south at strategic Aran juez the government opened a vi cious drive to press the enemy back from important rail junctions The embattled socialist forces were reported to have withstood bitter insurgent attacks near Aran h is 25 miles northeast KNOX WILL RIDE IN CARRIAGE USED BY T R AT FORT DODGE FORT DODGE Frank Knox republican candi date for vice president will ride in the same horse drawn car riage in which Theodore Roose velt rode through the streets ot Fort Dodge years agor when he comes here Tuesday night for one of the major addresses of his campaign This is particularly appropri ate inasmuch as Colonel Knox was a member of the famous Roosevelt rough riders of the Spanish American war days Former Sheriff Myron Tullar will drive the victoria in the old fashioned torch light parade which will precede the Knox speech Bands from Algona Humboldt Pomeroy and Fort Dodge will be in the procession The meeting is a rally held by eighth district republicans and Dr George Bcmis of Garner will preside juez of Toledo GUNS THREATEN ART TREASURES OF STAIN TALAVERA DE LA REINA Spain guns threatened El Escorial Tuesday as insurgent troops occupied the heights over looking the historic city High above the ancient burial place of Spanish kings the fascist armies dragged artillery to shell and assault another inner gateway to their El Escorial 24 mies northwest of the capital and NavalCarnero on the MaquedaMadrid road to the southeast of El Escorial stood as the tsvo last bulwarks in the govern ment defense on the western front Navalcarncro is slightly less than 20 miles from Madrid Priceless art treasures in El Es corial Spains pantheon faced a doubtful fate Calls F R IViclutor Colonel Knox wound up his Neb raska campaigning with a stop in Fremont at a m Hiicsday and appearing inthe rear platform of his campaign special train charged Roosevelt had distated to con gress by must legislation That performance is worthy of King George the Third1 Knox de clared Thats what he did to the colonies Robert G Simmons of Lincoln republican nominee for U S senator from Nebraska introduced Knox Simmons said the principal issue in this years campaign is to keep the government off our banks and to keep the governments hand out of our pockets Prospects Are Hrlglit While touring through Nebraska farm lands Monday Knox heard from Hugh Butler republican na tional conimittecman that the parlys prospects of recapturing tlie state in November are bright Butler said he told Knox in addi tion that the regular republican nominee for the United States sen ate Robert G Simmons will unseat Senator George W No iris who left the party ticket thii year to run as an independent with President Roosevelts indorsement Knox did hot comment on the threecornered senate race however in any of his Nebraska talks making only one reference to the states politics UsingKclict Funds That was to charge that in Ne baska and Missouri as well his PARKER AND HIS SON ARRESTED Indictedby Federal Granc Jury in Kidnaping of Paul Wendel MT HOLLY N J arker chief of Burlington county eteclives and Jns son Ellis Jr ndictcd by a federal grand jury n connection with the Paul H Vendc kidnaping were arrested ucsday on bench warrants issued y Federal Judge Guy L Fake They were taken into custody at 1C office of United States Commis oner Ralph W Haines by U S larshal William P McDermitt and hicf Deputy Marshal W B Snow ADMINISTRATION HAS FORGOTTEN AIM HE ASSERTS GO P Nominee Would Introduce Program of Education ABOARD LANDON SPECIAL ENROTJTE TO LOS ANGELES Alf M Landon opened his personal drive for Californias 22 presidential electoral votes Tuesday with praise for the civilian conser vation corps ami a pledge to remove the politicians who luivc taken over the administrative jobs Declaring Clio present adminis tration has forgotten the original urpose of the CCC the reputali an nominee asserted it is threat ning to lead the several hundred hoitsand young Americans com iising the corps down a blind al ey Landonsaid the CCC could be nade far more effective by adop ion of an educational program itting the members for places in private tiCe and by giving full opportunity for advancement un ler the merit system to the CCC joys themselves the maritime commission Secretary Hull was invited for lunch Two brief afternoon engage ments were made with Joseph C Grew ambassador to Tokio and Stephen J McMahon of the board of tax appeals Late in the day diplomatic lead ers were to be presented in the ex executivc mansion by the new Ital ian and Spanish ambassadors and the new Canadian minister WINTER TOUCH SEEN FOR IOWA Cold Weather Scheduled to Enter State Out of Northwest DES MOINES weather man forecast a touch of winter for Iowa Tuesday night and Wednesday which he said may bring gome snow to north Iowa The cold weather he explained will enter the state from the north west Tuesday night and then spread to the east and south Showers are probable except in the northwest portion Tuesday Meanwhile temperatures over the state averaged 15 to 20 degrees above normal over the state at 7 a m The top temperature Monday was S2 at Keokuk the low early Tuesday 18 at Sioux City No rain was reported hut it was cloudy over most of morninE the state Tuesday democratic rivals were using relief funds to build a political machine Then tor tile first time on his cam paign travels Knox fired a shot at the democratic organization in his home city Chicago and its two titlerole leaders Mayor Edward J Kelly and P A Pat Nash dcm ocrntic national committeeman You take away from the graft ing KellyNash machine in Illinois the money they arc taking out of relief funds to build up their ma chine and we would smash that machine to death Knox told ar audience in Hickman Ncbr They havent got a chance ex cept that they are diverting relief money into political channels NRA speech Assailed The NRA speech in Gardner Mass last week by James Roose vclt son of the president drew fire from Knox in the republicans speech Monday night in Lincoln just as it did earlier in the da trom Gov Alf M Landon th partys presidential nominee Knox said the presidents sol answered a question the presiden himself had declined to whether if reelected Mr Roosevel plans to reenact the NRA Kno commented their own words con fuse them He charged the Roosevelt admin istration has secret and undiK closed plnns but declared on th republican side Governor Lando makes his intentions clear There arc no secret plans Kno said of his own party There in n TugwcJl working in onr backgrounc with plans for a Russian system we pledge ourservcs to fight th forces in this land communism and fascism on Bail for the senior Parker was et at 10000 and that for his son t Personal friends and ocal merchants supplied the bail iit the men were released pending icir appearance before a federal ourt judge In Trenton Oct 27 No specific charges were cited the warrants Accused ol Conspiracy United States Attorney John J Juinn said at his Red Bank office lie Parkers were indicted for con piracy under the Lindbergh act a aw passed by congress after the Jndbcrgh kidnaping The penalty n conviction he said was life im irisonment it the jury recommended he maximum otherwise it would e left to the discretion of the ourl Quinn said the trial date would spend on the court calendar No ther arrests were anticipated im ndiately he said The Parkers and three Brooklyn men were previously indicted in Brooklyn in connection with the kid laping of Wendel former Trenton attorney Wendel charged he was xbducted in Manhattan taken to Brooklyn and tortured into making false confession in the Lindbergh aby kidnaping case and then 31ought to New Jersey Held Execution A Mercer county Trenton grand jurys investigation of the con ession delayed for throe diys the electrocution Bruno Richard Hanptmann convicted of killing the first born son of the amoiuj aviator Detective Parker who contended Hauptmann was not guilty of the crime investigated the case for Gov Harold G Hoffman His son attached to the motor vehicle de partment also aided in the in quiry turned down New Yorks first request that the eldei Parker be extradited Asked by Governor Lehman to reconsider and to extradite the junior Parker also Hoffman held a public hear ing He indicated at its close he would stand by his refusal but he has not yet rendered an officia decision Sjipuks at Biirstow Ilia first speech in California was at Batstow An operating stop at San Bcr natlino at a m Pacific standard time was the only olhpr scheduled before the candidates ai rival in Los Angeles at 2 p m 1 p m Iowa time for the first major address of his final coast tocoast campaign swing He was scheduled to speak Tues day night in the gigantic coliseum at 30 p in CST over a na tional radio network His subject has not been announced The coliseum seats 105000 Among H delegation from northern California will be Gov Frank Morrium Re publican leaders in Los Angeles said they expected more than to see Landoti during the 10 hour sidy there Only operating stops xverc innde by the Sunflower special Monday ns it rolled across Kansas Colorado New Mexico and Arizona with Lan don speaking briefly at each ston AssiiIIs Trade Fads At Albuquerque late Monday a throngpolice estimated at 5000 heard the governor assail new deal reciprocal trade agreements as de stroying foreign markets and in creasing imports of cattle more than 000 per cent duringthe first six months of 193G He told bighatted southwestern stockmen new deal policies de prived you of a broader domestic market noil better prices and pledged to do nil in our power o revive foreign tiade Charges Fumbling1 present adminis ratioii in Juno J93 fumbled a reat opportunity to break the trend oward intense economic national sm which has been spreading over he world and may shortly franfl orm economic warfare into actual ostilitics Landon said Now I would like to ask the whether his policies arn hose of the democratic party which ias traditionally stood for intcrna ionn trade Are they not in fact those of a strange new party which has cap ured the federal government in he name of the party of Jefferson Cleveland and Wilson Has it not repudiated tnidilion Tl democratic doctrines in interna tional trade and substituted new wlicies which are clearly leading Crew A bands Freighter AMSTERDAM The Nclhcrlandj in high seas th Greek freighter Okcania was abandoned Tuesday by he crew Lloyds agents reported All the crewmen were bclicvet saved by another Greek steamer a a point about 20 miles from Zand voort us to the narrowest type of eco nomic nationalism and other the ories dangerous to America and to world poauc Gives Tarirr Views Promising to preserve the Am erican idea of a constitutional gov ernment of personal freedom Lan don summarized his tariff views We shall use our reciprocal trade negotiations to protect the efficient American manufacturer and workman from unfair compe tition of foreign nations which in dulge in unfair currency deprecia tion subsidies and other unfair in ternational practices to capture our domestic market But I am sure that American industry is fully aJive to its obli gations to the farmers and con sumers of this country It realizes that such protection should not bt extended the Inefficient producer except in case of those industries which are essential to us in Urns of war or new industries which havs   

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