Mason City Globe Gazette, October 21, 1936

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 21, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE 8BRV1CB MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 11 What Can Spy Learn Few Things Can Be Found Not Known Generally By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON CPA The United States has been reason ably free in the past from such spy scares as most Eureopean count ries plus Japan suffer from p e r i o die ally The old world powers all have the ever present complex that some potential enemy is snoop ing on their mili tary secrets The Y a n kee sense of humor generally has suf ficed heretofore except during the hysteria of actual wartime to keep Americans from working them selves into a ferment over the sup posed activities of foreign secret agents delving into the mysteries of our plans for national defense and offense Every experienced person knows that practically there are no such mysteries Information Free Whatever it is worth a secret agents while to find out he can find out from books and reports officially in print and available to anyone who cares to pay for them Being in small demand they are expensive but by no means so ex pensive as the maintenance of an espionage service As to the navy for example Janes Fighting Ships is a vol ume which should furnish any ex pert with all the information he possibly could desire concerning the various maritime powers potential ities of ocean warfare It contains pictures and plans classes and draughts complements and calibers gun elevations and pertinent to the calculation by a competent au thority of the strength of the re spective navies Anyone who wants if can get Pay Fancy Prices The government that is willing to pay fancy prices to a spy for such enlightenment is a sucker gov ernment It is highly desirable for the gov ernment which is being spied on to let the spy scoop in his ill got ten gains and spend them in in creasing his own countrys pur chasing1 power He may be unpat riotic as an individual but he is doing no harm strategically and be is draining the enemy of its finan cial reaources The navy however is out to get the scalps of the con victed one arrested another and is on the trail of several others One wonders Is the navy really worried Or is it simply trying to create naval enthusiasm by stirring up an im aginary Japanese spy scare It is hard to think that it is a genuine scare there is nothing to be scared about Many Official Spies For that matter every military or naval attache of a foreign em bassy at in his way a spy But he is an official spy he does not count The administration probably has caught the spy contagion from do ing so much spying of its own It has i The treasury secret service the postoffice inspection service the justice ctepartments bureau of in vestigation the army and navy de partments secret service respec tively the interior departments secret service the PWAs secret service under and In conflict with the interior department to which it nominally is subject The labor department also is engaged in exil ing many an alien and that re quires spying READY TO RECOGNIZE FASCISTS MASON CITYS DAYS Thursday Friday Saturday October 22 23 24 A big citywide sales event Read the 88c days ads in the GlobeGazette Then you will know what firms are participat ing in this event whats to be on sale and the prices GERMANY ITALY WAIT ONLY FOR FALL OF MADRID Russia Prepares to Aid Spanish Loyalists Who Defend City By THE PRESS Europes great fascist powers Germany and Italy will recognize a fascist government in Spain as soon as d i c t a t o rdesignate Francisco Franco seizes Madrid an informed source said in Rome Wednesday This it was stated coincident with talks between the foreign min isters of the two states in Berlin is one of four points of European policy on which Germany and Italy are in accord The statement name on the heels of plain indications that soviet Rus sia determined to force aid to the besieged Madrid government and convinced only the immediate dis patch of munitions can save Mad rid will never recognize an insur gent fascist regime on the Iberian peninsula Will Scrap Agreement In London informed observers predicted Russia will inform the European nonintervention commit tee at its next meeting that she is scrapping the hands off Spain agreement Russian officials at London were taciturn however To Moscow the present Madrid administration will remain the gov ernment of Spain even though it should be forced to flee the coun try Moscow has accused Germany Italy and Portugal of feeding Span ish fascism with the sinews of war Unsuccessfully the soviet govern ment has sought to have the inter national nonintervention committee order a FrancoBritish naval block ade of Portugal to prevent such shipments Calls Pact The authoritarian states have countered with allegations that Russia has been shipping arms to Madrid right along And Moscow now is calling the nonintervention agreement On another international front Great Britain France and 12 Latin American nations moved in diplo matic concert to gave thousands of Spanish noncombatants from death in besieged Madrid In two hemispheres there were these humanitarian efforts as fas cist armies closed in on the Spanish capital from the south and west 1 Great Britain ordered its navy to stand by for a mission of mercy to rescue hostages held by both sides in the war Estimating there were of these hostages in Madrid alone the British gov ernment pressed both the Madrid government and the fascist author ities for the exchange and evacua tion of the women prisoners in particular Anarchy Is Spreading 2 Carlos Saavcdra Lamas the Argentine foreign minister con ferred secretly with Premier Leon Blum of France in Paris on the possibility of rescuing endangered persons by plane while refugees told of spreading Spanish anarchy and violent reaction to it 3 Thirteen states from Mexico to Argentina decided to ask Madrid in simultaneous notes to recognize the principle of asylum to save hundreds of right ists now refuged in LatinAmeri can legations in the Spanish capi tal Fascists at Ulescas south of the capital apparently beat off a gov ernment counterattack Wild Civilian Army Reinforced by a wild civilian army socialist troops battled des perately on a 10 mile front Wednes day to halt the sweep of fascist le gions towards this capital 20 miles distant The iiesh white collar forces store cerks and mechanics young and into the raging con flict with the ehrill To Arms ex hortatious of Madrid womenfolk still ringing in their ears So far we have halted the rebel advance on exulted Gen Jose Asensio socialist commander Court Mourning for King George at End LONDON CSVRoyal court mourning for the late King George ended Wednesday with society host esses busily preparing for an au tumn whirl of festivities heralded as the most brilliant in many years For the first time since the kings death Jan 20 members of the royal family will now be able to attend theaters receotions anrf balls F R Has Wild 50 Mile an Hour Drive Herring Says Budgets Unbalancing Necessary Attacks Dickinson Dog Food in Local Address President Roosevelt unbalanced the budget to raise national in Gov Clyde L Herring said here Tuesday and Iowa and other states Kansas too could bal ance their incomes because of this action Meanwhile the national in come is rising and so are revenues by which tee national debt can be Governor Herring who is the democratic nominee for the six year term in the United States senate was heard by a crowd of 500 which overflowed the banquet room of the Y M C A He came here from Cresco and Wednesday continued his campaign by going to Storm Lake for an address Refers to Opponent The governor referred to his op ponent by characterizing as absurd the claim of Senator L J Dickinson that dogfood was being used as food by many people In he add ed it looked for a time like wa might have to eat Old Rover him self before Governor Herring asserted that on IS important bills before the sen ate listed by a nonpartisan league Senator Dickinson was listed as not voting on 12 occasions One of the reasonscwas that he was giv ing speeches over the country de crying new deal measures the gov ernor declared In one of these speeches he was predicting that th gvernment wouldnt get its money back on corn loans let alone the in terest as well as principal Activities jas Governor Much of Governor Herrings talk was devoted to his activities while governor of Iowa He said that at the time he went into office farmers were losing their homes because they didnt have sufficient income to pay interest and taxes Not one thing had been done to help he continued Seven days after the state democratic ad ministration went in I issued a pro clamation against farm evictions The lawyers said I had no right to issue a proclamation but it was respected and evictions stopped Then Governor Herring sketched the moratorium law and refinanc ing loans through setting up a debt conciliation council and county groups by which 16 millions of dol lars in mortgages were adjusted and 4 millions scaled down He told how senate file ITI had been enacted to aid banks Carry on Expenses Governor Herring said that when the state democratic administration went into office warrants had been issued to carry on expenses and that although the levy had been reduced the previous year in that same year more had been spent by that republican administration He compared this with the statement of July 1 1936 when there was cash on hand Emphasizing that if income of the people drops so revenues drop Gov ernor Herring pointed out that the federal administration came to the aid of Iowa by 66 millions to take care of relief 115 millions in AAA benefits and other helps through the farm credit administration com modity loans and corn sealing pro gram to start the stream of pros perity Based on figures given out by New York banking circles Gover nor Herring said Hoover increased the national debt three billions of dollars He said Roosevelt had in creased the debt 13 billions Of this 2 billion is now cash on hand 2 billion is in recovery assets leav ing 9 billions in debt Of this has been paid out in soldiers bonus which had to be paid some time Declared Of the remaining amount which he said is characterized by his op ponents as Governor Her ring said many worthwhile projects those in Cerro Gordo county Reference to a recent address by his opponent Senator Dickinson election when it seems so the re publicans said everything I did was wrong I was even a Beau Brum mel Governor Herring was introduced by George Ludeman Cerro Gordo talks were given by county candi dates for office Quotes From Letter Governor Herring declared Sena was going on down in the senate LOOK INSIDE FOR EARL BROWDER Communist Candidate Is Thwarted by Mob ON PAGE 2 Marshall in Attack on State Administration ON PAGE 2 Thompson Pedestrian Struck by Auto Dies ON PAGE 3 V Grid Defense Improved Now Says Red Grange ON PAGE 17 Chest Drive Within of Its Goal ON PAGE 28 PRESIDENT HITS REGIMENTATION BY The as much over his own signature On May 20 Senator Dickinson wrote to Dr W Mighell of Holstein in response to a letter from the doc tor concerning the status of a bill continuing the 3 per cent rate on federal land bank loans for another two the governor said The senator wrote asfollows Your communication express ing interest in the WheelerGillette bill to continue the 3 per cent in terest rate on farm mortgages has been received Much to my regret neither the house committee nor the senate com mittee has made a report on this bill We are now in the closing days of the session and I am fearful that consideration will not be given the bill at this session of congress This js a disappointment to me because I have always supported this meas Was Already Passed Yet although this letter from Dickinson was mailed May 20 the bill he refers to as still in the house and senate committees re ferred out of the house committe and had been passed by the house a week before Within a short time alterhe wrote the letter the bill passed the senate It was passed through the house largely because of the endeav ors of one of its authors Congress man Gillette now candidate for the senate and it was passed by the senate largely because of the work on its behalf by the late Senator Murpihy from Governor Herring said he had no comment to make on statements by Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids edi tor in radio broadcast Tuesday night when ne scored the governor for not prosecuting cases involved in Sioux City probe of alleged graft Charges made by the Cedar editor iiad all been up for consider ring gaiu many bad been constructed including ation and discussion before the gov ernor added A visit to the local transient camp was made Wednesday morning by Q13 1 1 UVUAUUMUVJ o was made when Governor Herring the governor before going to Storm said I thought I had been a good Lake governor until two months before Crushed to Death in Two Row Corn Picker Dy vjeorjje juuamiitui SIBLEY Cff Adolf u county democratic chairman Brief was crushed to death in a two row corn picker on the John Knock farm nearMelvin Knock who found Folkers body said that his VJUUIC9 f 1U11J JLCLLd X4JUUU 1V1W513 UUUy bucth At Cresco Tuesday afternoon sheepskin coat had be Rprrino Sena in the mechanism come entangled in the mechanism ilCllllIg ijwiiu yviilC GULOUg1CU AU tor Dickinson didnt Know what and that he was dragged into the woe ttffirttr nn rtnwn in tho senate machine Says People Will Not Be Allowed to Return to Breadline BULLETIN FALL RIVER Three children suffered fractured arms and scores were trampled here Wednesday when a huge crowd greeting President Roose velt at South Park broke through ropes as the presidential party arrived K WITH ROOSEVELT MOTOR CADE IN NEW ENGLAND Speedingthrough Massachusetts by motor President Roosevelt paused at Fall River Wednesday and told an outdoor crowd in South Park of administration efforts to bring back prosperity So dense was the throng and un controlled the arrangements that newspapermen in the party were unable to get within 100 yards of the platform It was the presidents sec ond speech of the day Earlier in Providence R he told a throng in front of the state capitol the American people should never again be regimented by self ish minorities into bankruptcies and bread Has Wild Drive The drive to Fall River from Providence was the wildest of the whole campaign Instead of an or jjerly single line of traffia there four lanes of about 150 of them Brakes shrieked ts drivers weaved in and out cross ing from lane to lane in an effort to get up front near the president The speed at times was over 50 miles an hour There were half a dozen narrow escapes from acci dents Speaking at Providence Mr Roosevelt declared Machinery Broken Down When this administration came to Washington March 4 1933 the machine of our national economy had completely broken down For 12 years it had been neglected by those who believed that machines uid not need tending We tried to re build that machine to modernizeit and to turn on the purchasing pow was the biggest peace time job ever attempted It called for energy in a hundred directions at once for imagination for willing ness to face facts Because it was a modern ma chine it needed money in circulation to get it going and keep it going Therefore we had to obtain pur chasing power for the farmer work for the unemployed loans to indus try safety and courage for banks Spend for Results How much did we spend Enough to get to be sure not to fail There would have been no second chance if we had failed once You and I are used to venturing capital to gain profits And in these threeand a half years our venture has succeeded Prosperity measured in dollars is coming back There are none among you to deny it But there is a higher measure for mea sure of measure of security We seek not the prosperity of 1929 but the kind which will mean to every American family an as surance of safety of the home safe ty of old age safety of savings safety of employment You have been told of regimen tation I am opposed to the kind of regimentation under which you la bored and suffered in the days of the false prosperity and in the days of the great depression People More Important We believe that people are even more important than machines We believe that the material resources of America should serve the human resources of America We will not again allow people to be regimented by selfish minor ities Into bankruptcies and bread lines I wish that on this visit I might stay longer But I know Rhode Is land its cities its farms its waters and its valleys I carry to you the same message I have given in the west and inthe are a vital and necessary part of a united whole Your federal government seeks your wellbeing for your own sake and for the sake of your sister The president planned a major ad dress Wednesday night in Worces ter Mass Knox Heads Into Indiana on His Tour Calls F R Economic Royalist in Fort Dodge Talk CHICAGO was the new sector Wednesday for the campaign operations of Col Frank Knox republican vice presidential nominee who was to make six stumping appearances in the state while traveling to Vincennes for a night rally The route Knox mapped across Indiana included stops in Shelby Rensselaer M o n o n Lafayette Crawfordsville and Terre Haute His special campaign train was due in Vincennes at p m From Indiana Knox heads into the east booked solid for traveling until Oct 31 The mile campaign trail Knox has blazed around the nation brought him back to his Chicago home Wednesday for a little more than an hour the first time he has spent here since another short homecoming on Sept 26 Foray Into South In the 24 days between visits he toured in the east and made a foray into the solid south follow ing this with a circular swing through Illinois Missouri Nebraska and where he spoke Tuesday night in Fort Dodge Welcomed with a parade 2 miles long in the Iowa city Knox rode to the Fort Dodge high school auditorium in an old fashioned vic toria behind a silk hatted coach man driving two white horses The same equipage the driver boasted Theodore Roose velt when he visited Fort Dodge Knox made President Roosevelts career as a businessman one target of his Fort Dodge speech declaring the president has been associated with money changers and stock operators and rich men all his life except when he was on the government payroll and living off Lot of For this reason Knox asserted the presidents fire on economic royalists and entrenched greed was a lot of The audience jamming the school auditorium cheered when Knox ap peared He declared that the nation needs faith hope and charity under the present administration We need faith that the good Lord will deliver said the Chicagoan hope that the treasury will not go busted and charity for those who have so misled The Chicago publisher included President Roosevelts secretary of agriculture Henry A Wallace in his Iowa assault Hogs Being Imported Here you are in he said still being paid not to produce grain and hogs paid out of taxes on all of us including the citizens of Iowa while the people of this country are being fed with from Canada corn from the Argen tine cattle from Mexico and pork from Poland In the depression year ofg933 this country exported nearly 600 million pounds of lard It is esti mated that in this year of recovery the exports will be something over 100 million pounds You have here in Iowa the greatest pork producing plant in the world I wonder what you people think when you learn that we are importing around 35 million pounds of pork into this country a To Speak Here Politics on The Air TIME CENTRAL STANDARD Wednesday night Republican CBS 6 east 10 west Wm Hard and Frank Tojnson of Kansas WABCCBS and N Y state 8 Judge W F Bleakley WJZNES Cong Clare G Fen erty Fenerty of Pennsylvania WJZ NBC Ogden Mills WABC CBS 9 President Roosevelt WOR and N Y state Gov H H Lehman Joseph P Kenendy Thursday a women of 36 RuthBryan Owen Republican WEAFNBC 330 Landon radio clubs Mrs Florence Birmingham of Massachusetts and Mrs Catherine Neff Cox of Ohio HENRY A WALLACE FARM CHIEF TO TALK THURSDAY Armory Appearance to Be First in Mason City as Cabihetman Henry Wallace secretary of ag riculture will the armory Thursday evening at 8 oclock it was announced by George Lude man chairman of the psrro Gordo county democratic cenfralfiotnmit tee Wednesday Secretary Wallace will arrive in Mason City late Thursday after noon or evening from where he was to speak earlier in the day at a district corn husking contest Secretary Wallace will be brought to Mason City by William McAr thur corn loan supervisor for Min nesota and the Dakotas s We should like to get as many merchants as possible at this meet commented Mr McArthur The general feeling among farm leaders is that merchants are against the conservation program or misunderstand it We want to in vite them to come and hear our story regardless of how they plan to The secretary is on an eleven day tour of the middlewest speak ing in support of the reelection of President Roosevelt His appear ance here will be the first address he has given in Mason City since becoming a member of the cabinet He has stopped in Mason City a time or two and held conferences with local farm leaders The last speaking appearance of Secretary Wallace in Mason City was in June 1932 when he ad dressed a farm picnic in East parK FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday colder in eastern and southeastern portions Wednesday night freez ing general and continued cold to morrow MINNESOTA More or less cloudiness Wednesday night and Thursday not quite so cold in northwest Wednesday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weatner figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 61 Minimum in Night 32 At 8 A M Wednesday 33 Rainfall 03 Sunday was an example of Oc tober in her best mood Tuesday an example of October in her frown ing mood chilly cloudy and by spells drizzly The mercury touched the freezing mark Tuesday night both in Mason City and at the Crystal sugar plant north of town Injured in Accident WATERLOO Lott man 49 farmer suffered severe bruises and shoulder and baclc in juries when a car driven by Roger Glaason 16 struck his wagon Lott man was thrown 30 feet LANDON CLAIMS NEW DEAL WILL CRUSH LIBERTY Returns Eastward After Campaign Address at Los Angeles ABOARD LANDON SPECIAL ENROUTE TO PHOENHfc Alf M Landon charging the new deal threatened to de stroy the bill of rights turned his presidential campaign eastward across the continent Wednesday from Los Angeles we are to preserve our Am erican form of government this administration must be the republican nominee told a cheer ing throng that Police Captain H C Brawster estimated at in the huge Los Angeles coliseum Tuesday night In a 40 minute radio speech the longest of his campaign thus far Landon said planned society which is the alternative to repre sentative government x x x has de stroyed freedom of speech freedom of the press freedom of Attack Is Switched The Los Angeles visit also was marked by Landons issuance of a formal statement replying to a speech in Washington by Secre tary Ickes who described the Kan san as a state Landon in his reply said the new deal spokesmen had switched their at tack upon him as a puppet of Big business to the ground that I am a socialist and the enemy of big He compared the campaign move to throwing the ball around wildly attempting to score and charged this is typical of the confusion and contradictory policies of the ad ministration Ac ail day run to Phoenix with no atops except for operating purposes was planned as the Sun flower Special train left Los An gelea Wednesday morning Arrival at Phoenix was set for p rn During his overnight Los Angeles visit Landons callers included Fred Margett California organizer for the Townsend old age pension movement and Bcrnarr MacFadden the publisher On his arrival in Los Angeles Landon rode in an automobile up Broadway where he was greeted with cheers and applause mixed with boos and shouts of hurray for Abuse of Power In his speech Landon criticized abuse of the power of congres sional investigation mentioning a recent inquiry of which he said the thinly veiled purpose appar ently was to discredit a political movement which the controlling party wished to Some observers interpreted his remark as referring to the investi gation of the pension movement sponsored by Dr F E Townsend of Los Angeles Townsend has urged followers unable to vote for William Lemke union party nominee to cast their ballot for Landon Landon contended the present administration when the crisis was instead of giving up its extraordinary asked for more and seemed obsessed with the idea that it had a mandate to direct and control American busi ness American agriculture and American Farmers Were Told They tried to tell our farmers how much they could plant and how much they could not the Kansan said They tried to tell our business men how much they could produce and under what conditions they could run their business They tried to tell labor who could and who could not represent them in negotiations with their em ployers Was this an undermining of our liberties The crowd roared Landon asserted the administra tion resented any criticism and cracked the whip on those indi viduals who refused to be led like adding And when the supreme court de clared its methods unconstitutional the administration actually tried to bring1 the supreme court into dis repute xxx even the president joined in this undermining Predicted Disaster The president predicted disaster if his plans were held unconstitu the speaker said They were held unconstitutional Now he claims credit for the improvement that followed He says we planned it that Laughter echoed through the jjreat stadium Hammering home his attack upon abuse of the power of govern Landon used hie right fist ;

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