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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME ED IT10 N VOL XLTTT FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIBB 8EBVICB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONB SECTION ONE NO 20 Papal Aide Diplomatic Has Nothing to Say About Ryan and Coughlin BREAKS ATLANTIC SPEED RECORD By CHARLES P A S H I N G T ON Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli i pronounced as if it were spelled papal secretary of state not only is the highest Vati can official who ever has visited America it is more than a pos sibility that he will be the next pops The National Press conse MOLLISON FLIES IT IN 13 AND 17 160 Miles an Hour on London Hop CROYDON England Shat made the tering all speed records for an east most of him i ward crossing of the Atlantic ac Capt James A Mollison when cepted he and contrasts in woId maxe conspicuous landed Jt9 invitj here Friday only 13 hours and 17 luncheon recent j minutes after hopping off from aaort stay in j wintry Newfoundland Hs eminence not agree to I Roaring across the stormy At a speech but be did consent lantic in his Bellanca monoplane o ssy a words and that was j ione pilot averaged approxi be clid say Those few however raately 160 miles an hour to reach vfTf very felicitously delivered As j ns goal at a m a appearance ii ne becomes pope j Central Standard be w3 look the pan cf one i It was the fjrs jme a night with Distinuished Figure i London as the eastern goal had been successfully completed without a is very Ull slender and erect f orced landingenroute Tiey say s 60 but he would pass j Mollison who bv Fridays flight r i decace than mat Tne became lhe first man to fly a afire of his with its plang across lne Atlantic four times was not even satisfied with that Possibly within a he iill take off on a record at the tip of South Africa Counting the six hours and 41 minutes he took to reach Harbor Grace from New York he had made the entire flight in 19 hours and 58 minutes Only a dozen spectators were on hand to cheer the veteran flyers j brilliant success made in the face of forbidding weather conditions Appears Exhausted Captain Mollison appeared ex hausted when lifted from his plane His first remark was 5I am so damned tired I am go ingto have a large Scotch and He said he had covered the Madrid Forces Reopen Fierce Assault Advance stccoLirls of him said tial catiina speaks half a cr rnorlanguages almost Tia exaggeration if relish L a raicsfe of his other Jirjaisljc accomplishments He was rqJal to doing his talking at tie Press chib without the help cf aa interpreter but it required listening and some im agination to him Too Good Diplomat Maybe Cardinal Pacelli is an as feonsh iiraicmat to Tiave prej to have the newspaperj understand hm overthorough j The English flyer took off from arbor Grace at p C S miles one hour and 12 minutes fast O orsi were bursting to j er than his own advance estimate or no he j Lsrf o States 10 warn I Harbor Grace at p E Coughlin to be i Thursday on his fourth flight across in the future and to 53r John A not Michigan priest J to sain ever if the latter refuses to i his radio broadcasting Also there were rumors that his was here at least in part in an effort to pave the way for formal diplomatic relations between the Vatican and Washington The press folk were vastly desirous to bsar this subject discussed too Prayers for Peace Obviously jMthcr topic was one which his eminence could have touched upon without creating a tremendous uproar of a highly un diplomatic character He simply ex pressed the utmost good will and in vited his hearers to join him in pray ers for world which no civilized human being can dis eent Beyond that if interrogated his Knglish was insufficient to enable him toenlighten his questioners Briefly there evidently was not much that his eminence cared to divulge at present Merely a That much ne divulged nothing further My own impression is that he came here for what the Chinese call a He knows of course that the present pope is old and is rapidly failing and that he is the holy fathers likeliest successor Isnt It reasonable for him as a farseeing statesman as well as an ecclesias tic to seize the opportunity to give a country of the proportions of the United States the once regardless of Father Coughlin and Monsignor Ryan the Atlantic He reached the coast of Ireland in the amazing time of nine hours and 15 minutes then apparently lost his bearings for a time over Ireland He added more precious seconds to the time mark by cir cling Croydon airport three times with the blue and orange monoplane glittering landing in the sunlight before Wife Not There SHOWERS SEEN FOR SATURDAY Warmer Weather Expected in Iowa Except in Ex treme Northwest DES MOINES weather man forecast increasing cloudiness Friday night and Saturday that may bring showers for Saturdays foot ball games He said however that it would be warmer except in the extreme north west corner of the state Freezing temperatures were re ported in North Iowa early today the low being 24 degrees at Charles City The high temperature report ed yesterday was 64 at Keokuk and Council Bluffs Skies were clear this morning over the state and no rain was re ported curingthe last 24 hours Although his wife Amy and co partner in the famous team of fly ing Mollisons was not at the field to greet him she was among Lhe first to setid congratulations I am delighted over your suc cessful safe she messaged The timewas extremely Amy who 10 days ago announced her estrangement from her flying husband was reported recuperating in the country from effects of her recent plane crackup in which her nose was broken The actress Dorothy Ward for whom Mollisons plane was named said I am terribly happy It makes me feel that I in a small way have helped his success Jim is a very dear friend of mine I am proud and thrilled to know he has won Wants Nights Rest I want at least one nights reat before going on to the Cap tain Mollison said I am certainly glad to be he added and grinningly caressed a rabbits foot given by a girl in Harbor Grace I didnt see Ireland at all and first jot my bearings over Wales I wasted an hour circling in mid ocean trying to get rid of ice on the wing The weather was bitterly cold and I flew through a blinding snow storm on the first part of the Harry Richman and Dick Merrill took 10 hours and 16 minutes to fly their ship Lady Peace from Harbor Grace to the Irish coast 33nd Plane to Cross Their total flying time from New York to counting time lost they made a forced land ing in a meadow in estimatsd as 18 hours and 38 min utes by the American National Aeronautical association for the mile hop Millisons plane was the thirty second to cross the north Atlantic since Aicock and Brown flew from St Johns to Galway Ireland June 15 1919 Aicock and Brown flew the distance in 16 hours and 12 minutes Mollison leaning heavily on the wing of his plane while he puffed fi cigavet s said he flew at a height of feet most of the way and admitted he felt very nerv ous just because of the weather arid because people were so pessi Taft Noted Sculptor Is Dead at 76 CHICAGO Lorado Talt noted sculptor died Friday at his home here He was stricken with a paralytic stroke a week ago His death came at a m With him when h e succumbed were his wife Mrs Ada Bart lett Taft and his three daughters Mrs Paul H Douglas of Chi cago Mrs Ray mond Greensboro N and Mrs Roger Crane of Crotonon Hud son N Y He was 76 The artist died UORADO TAFT as he perhaps would have wished in his studio apartment Gaining some strength Thursday he had asked to be taken among his works of art Friday only a short time before he passed away Taft won worldwide renown by his sculpture Fountain of Among his famous works are the heroic figure of Blackhawk which rears above the Rock river in Il linois and The Fountain Of on the midway of the University of Chicago Less than three weeks ago Taft journeyed to Quincy to join in the dedication of a monument on the spot where Stephen A Douglas and Abraham Lincoln held one of their famous debates Taft designed a rep resentation of Lincoln standing by the table with Douglas seated head bowed at his right The sculptor was born at Elm wood April 29 1860 He was the son of Don Carlos Taft and Mary Lucy Foster Taft and a brother of Zumile Taft who became the wife of Hamlin Garland the au thor Tafts father was for many years a professor of geology at the University of Chicago Helped Repair Coats It was duringthe sculptors boy hood at Urbana when he was permitted to help a Belgian sculptor repair a collection of casts that he first bent his skill to works of sta tuary He studied at the University of Illinois and then for five years in Paris chiefly at the Ecole Des Beaux Arts His first important work after his return to the United States was the decoration for the horticultural building at the Chicago worlds fair in 1893 His allegorical piece The Soli tude of the laterwon a gold medal at the St Louis exposition HUGE WALKOUT CRIPPLES WEST COAST LOOK INSIDE FOR DR KNOT GJERSET r Luther History Head for 30 Years Is Dead ON PAGE 14 Gophers Given Nod m Northwestern Scuffle ON PAGE 15 Rae Will Preside at Teachers Convention ON PAGE 22 Wallace in Attack on Landon Farm Program ON PAGE 2 Maritime Strike Spreads to Other Industries Quit SAN FRANCISCO A gen eral maritime strike crippled Pa cific coast shipping Friday quick ly spread to other industries and brought repercussions in Atlantic and gulf ports Thirtyseven thousand ship and dock workers were ordered off their jobs at midnight after failure of ef forts to set up new working agree ments between shipowners and sev en federated unions From Seattle to San Diego men began dropping work and picket ing the wharves Their number will be swelled steadily as ships return to the coast from the Orient Alas ka and South America Promptly caught in the strike net were 118 ships Sonie are foreign craft They probably will leave port with whatever cargo had been load ed when the strike call was issued Extra Duty Police Pvocalling the bloody S3 day mari time strike of 1934 during wbicn seven men were killed police chiefs immediately ordered extra duty forces to the waterfront and pri vate companies posted their guards Four hundred police were assigned to duty in both San one would estimatethg value of trade affected Francis co Chamber of marine exchange said about tons of cargo daily pass through west coast ports It is destined for all ports of the world but mostly to the east coast and the Orient All of this steady flow was stop ped It had been increased a ith in recent months with heavy fruit exports to eastern cities and Europe and advance shipments in expecta tion of the tieup three times delay ed by the federal mediators Part of Picture This is only part of the financial picture Other industries relying chiefly on water shipment to move their products or bring in raw ma terials will be forced to close if the strike lasts Chief among these are the sugar industries of California and the lumber industry of the Pa cific northwest Negotiations toward new agree ments continued Friday but nonpar tisan observers placed their chief hope of immediate settlement of the strike in intervention by the newly created federal maritime commis sion with jurisdiction over shipping companies and seagoing unions will be a national pre dicted Randolph Meriwether sec retary of the Marine Engineers Beneficial association We have re ceived hundreds of telegrams from ports all over America pledging Ready to Walk Out His prediction found support in the announcement of J Darcy New Orleans longshoremen leader that 500 waterfront workers there were ready to walk out to back up the west coast unions Union pickets and squads of po lice moved simultaneously on to the Los Angeles harbor waterfront at San Pedro where crews of 27 ships were called off Police Chief E Davis canceled all leaves and ordered 12hour shifts for the entire force Law and order will prevail in Mayor Joseph K Carson of that city declared Officers were ordered on 12 hour duty at Honolulu where six vessels with 600 crew members were idle at docks SITDOWN STRESE FAILS TO MATERIALIZE IN N Y NEW YORK A portwide sitdown strike in sympathy with striking waterfront and seafaring the Pacific coast didnot materialize at noon Friday but the seamens defense committee an nounced a meeting of union ship la bor Friday night would vote on a general strike for the eastern sea board Whether the seamens if voted would include longshoremen had not been determined Joseph P Ryan president of the asso was in conference with his aides Previously tie had indicated longshoremen of this seaboard goalong7 with Pacific coast members of tine union Pay Envelope Row Al Perm Des Moines manufac turer is the center of a furious political controversy which re sulted from his arrest on charges thathis payroll tax notices con stitute unsigned political material Penn placed the notices in the pay envelopes of his employes The communication in part said Effective Jan 1 1937 we are compelled by a Roosevelt new deal law to make a 1 per cent reduc tion from your wages and turn it over government No signature was attached J C Lewis president of the Iowa State Federation of Labor filed the charges Iowa Daily Press Photo CITY MARSHAL SHOT TO DEATH Investigation Fails to Show If Suicide Murder or Accident Brunk 47 Bloomfield city marshal was found shot to death early Fri day while seated in a chair in the lobby of the Wishard hotel here to Early investigation failed prove definitely whether or not Erunk3 death was a case of suicide murder or an accident although his automatic gun found on his person had been discharged SEEK TO FORCE FASCISTS ARMY BACK TO TOLEDO Shouts of Forward to Victory Echo Along Government Lines TORREJON DE LA CALZADA Spain socialists and fascists clashed in terrific fighting Friday as government troops press ed forward in an effort to drive in surgents back at least to Socialist commanders sent new columns of infantrymen into the battle supported by artillery avia tion and tanks The fascists countered with heavy bombardment of government posi tions in Torrejon De La Calzada and by their stubborn resistance showed similar reinforcements with fresh soldiers Smoking ruins and gaping craters in wheat and potato fields in the battle sector testified to the inten sity of the fighting In Second Day As the engagement carried through its second day government tanks were reported to have forced insurgent squads to retreat from po sitions along the MadridAranjuez highway Another assault was made near Cuesta De La Reina four miles north of the strategic communica tions center of Aranjuez where fas cists cut rail connections between me capitaUtad the eastern coast more thana week ago Other attacks were launched on Algodor and Castillejos minor rail road junctions in the same vicinity to victory government the dawn hours as battle fired troops sprang to the charge Tanks Join Charge Airplanes tanks and antiair craft artillery joined the chargers officers rallied shouts to save the fasicts hirelings back to Por Gunners lay down a barrage of steel shrapnel with the first light of morning from cannon brought forward in pace with the govern F R Again Starts for Battlefront WASHINGTON a restful night in the white house President Roosevelt Friday set about preparing the speeches he will deliver in the final swing of his reelection campaign Asked if Mr Roosevelt would swer the challenge of Governor Lan con to state where he stood on NRA AAA and other questions his aides rejoined with a question of their reporters if the presi dent had replied to any of the Kan sans challenges thus far He planned to leave late Friday for Brooklyn where he was to de iver in the old Academy ofMusic he first of three addresses winding up what his friends describe as the most strenuous battle of his 26 years in politics He was to spend the night at his Sixtyfifth street home in New York Saturday night in Madison Square he speaks his final major piece but he will make a brief elec tion eve radio appeal for a vote of confidence at Hyde Park Monday evening The president reached the white house Thursdaynight encing in Pennsylvania New Jer sey and Delaware observers described as one of the most impres sive receptions of his reelection drive Greeting The president characterized as marvelous the greeting accorded him early Thursday night by a depot crowd at where brief rear platform talk he quoted Abraham Lincoln and said the great emancipator believed in the typeTof liberty whlclfr ourS administration has sought and con tinues to Shouts of forward echoed through the their men with Madrid and drive Laurens Girl Hurt in Crash Recovers LAURENS Buck waiter 14 of Laurens serious injuries in an automobile accident was recovering Friday physicians said Politics on The Air TIME IS CENTRAL STANDARD Note Schedule Subject to Last Minute Change Friday night 6 east1 10 west Wm Hard Comment WEAFNBC Herbert Hoover WJZN Y State 8 Judge W F Bleakley WEAFNBC Col Frank Knox JeffersonianDemocrats WJZ NBC 6 Edgar Allen Poe West re peat WJZNBC 9 Bainbridge Colby 9 Jo seph E Davies WJZNBC Vjce President Garner and Jesse Jones WORN Y State Gov H Lehman Progressive WABCCBS John L Lewis Communist WEAFNBS Mother Bloor Saturday Good Neighbor NBC 9 a Mrs Elaine Independent coalitionWABC CBS p Mrs Marian Moore Day ABCCBS 7 Col Frank Knox WJZN Y State Judge W F Bleakley WJZNBC John HamiltonWEAFNBC WABCCBS Gov A M Lan don WHO Wil WMTKSO Senator DicK insom WOCKRNTKSCK George N Peek JeffersonianDemocrats WJZ NBC 7 Richard Cleveland WJZ KBC Al Smith Y State 8 Gov H H Lehman WEAFNBC WABCCBS WORMBS Presi dent Roosevelt ment advance In the moonlight of Thursday night fascist planes carried on the defensive battle machine gunning government positions The counteroffensive was launched Thursday simultaneously with a proclamation in Madrid by Premier Francisco Largo Cataallero that the government now had a powerful force of tanks and air planes strong enough to break the siege of Madrid Suddenly Take Offensive The militia suddenly took the offensive captured Humanes and Grinon and entered this town by nightfall Government leaders claimed recapture of Sesena and Torrejon De Velasco was virtually within reach Gen Francisco Francos insur gent army of Moors and foreign le gionnaires were reported to have suffered heavy losses Authoritative Spanish socialist sources in Paris said the Madrid government had concentrated a se cret army in southern Spain to at tack the unguarded rear of Gen Grancos army on the MadridAran and MadridToledo roads south of the More than 110 modern tanks and manynew warplanes both ob servation and bombing craft the reports said were based at Alicante and FORECAST IOWA Fair with Increasing cloudiness and warmer Friday night Saturday partly cloudy to cloudy possible showers in ex treme west warmer in central and east portions cooler in extreme northwest portion MINNESOTA Unsettled Fri day night and Satifcday some probability of local showers warmer Friday night cooler in west Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday Maximum Thursday 57 Minimum in 21 At 8 A M Friday 27 Shortly before that he had mo tored through a pushing and shout ing throng in Philadelphia to Cam den where in dedicating a civic plaza named after him he credited the new deal with heading business of all kinds into the with providing safer and more jobs at better pay and with removing what he called the threat to savings investments in surance policies and homes For Better Standing below the massive city hall from which hung a banner reading for betterliving reelect R o o s e v e nonpartisan league New the president repeated a statement he bad made earlier at WilkesBarre thata handful of employers politicians and some newspapers were at tempting through pay envelope propaganda to wreck the social security act On the drive to and from Cam den thousands lining Philadelphias Market street crowded about the motorcade shouting we want the who said Philadelphia was republican DICKINSONWILL BE HEARD HERE Talle Also on Program at Armory P Rally Saturday Night Senator L J Dickinson republi can nominee for reelection will rive one of the concluding addresses of the campaign at a rally to be held at the armory in Mason City Sat urday evening at 8 oclock Appearing o n the platform with the sena tor will be Henry O Talle De corah republican nominee for rep DICKINSON res entative in congress Senator Dickinson who is sched uledto speak at Winterset Satur day noon is expected to arrive in Mason City about 6 oclock in the evening in time for an informal din ner with local committee members The programat the armory will include music by the Mason City high school band community sing ing and introduction of county re publican candidates L L Ray mond chairman ofthe republican county central committee will open the meeting and introduce R F Clough as the presiding officer In vocation will be given by the Rev Alexander Sidney Carlson of the Congregational church LANDON SPEEDS WEST AFTER HIS BID IN NEW YORK States Creed and Asks F R to Give Stand on NRA AAA ABOARD GOV LANDONS TRAIN ENROUTE TO ST LOUIS Alf M Landon sped homeward Friday resting his bid for New York States 47 electoral votes on the basic principles of my political creed and a challenge to President Roosevelt to tell us where you stand on NRA AAA executive powers and unemploy ment There can be noconfidence while this administration remains in pow the Kansas executive declared reasserting his belief in the Amer ican system of free The republican nominee speaking Thursday night in New Yorks Mad ison Square Garden noted thatPres ident Roosevelt closes his campaign there Saturday night The Gardens seats were filled and officials there estimated were standing Shout Wave Flags The crowd shouting and waving flags heardthe Kansan close his eastern objec tive of a mile speaking tour frequently reiterated dec laration that no one can be suje of the administrations future poli cies on agriculture industry and re lief and of what the president pro poses to restore He addressed this interrogation to the president Does he favor reviving the prin ciples of the national recovery act Or does he favor the American system of free initiative Does he favorreviving the prin ciples of the agricultural adjust ment act Or does he favor allow ing the farmer to be a lord on his own farm Delayed By Cheers Does he favor concentrating more and more power in the hands of the chiefexecutive Or does he favor a return to the American form of government The crowd whose demonstration when Landon was introduced had delayed his speech 11 minutes in terrupted with frequent shouts of approval Both the NRA and AAA are im possible the governor said without increased powers for the chief exe Then expressing himself as opposed to economic planning by the government x x x the principles of the agricultural adjustment act xxx concentration of power in the hands of the chief Lan don said Tell us where you stand Mr President x x x I leave my gage at your Saturday Night Talk Moving toward St Louis for a Saturday night address preceding his return to Kansas for Tuesdays election the republican nominee ar ranged brief talks at Charleston and Huntington W late Fri day afternoon Thursday nights Madison Square Garden address capped a busy day in which Landon visited the widow of President Theodore Roosevelt placed a wreath on the grave of the rough and delivered a brief address to fellow citizens of for eign In that talk he laid a despicable attempt to stir up ra cial religious and class prejudices to leaders of the socalled demo cratic Surrounding Landon on the Gar dens speaking stand were Chair man John D M Hamilton of the re publican national committee Wil liam F Bleakley whose republican candidacy for governor of New York Thursday night received the support of the Rev Charles E Coughlin and Theodore Roosevelt Jr Has Rewarded Scarcity The administration has reward ed scarcity and penalized Landon said of agriculture Not only has it failed to correct the basic ills of agriculture it has added to them The government has a moral obligation to help repair the damage caused to the farmer by this administrations destructive ex periments We can do this without violating the constitution xxx within the limits of a balanced Reiterating he opposed private monopoly in industry Landon said he intended to see that the anti trust laws are strengthened and en forced xxx that government bu reaucracy never again starts chok ing There is work to be done in this he said of unemployment More than enough to give jobs all the unemployed This work will start just as soon as uncertainty in government policies is replaced bjj   

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