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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLII1 FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WaRJC MASON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13 1936 CONSISTS OF TWO SBCTIOrW SECTION ONE NO 33 President Will Rule Election Roosevelt Not Democratic Victory By CHARLES P STEWART A S H IN G T O N CPA Ol course Roosevelt ians are delighted with the unpre cedented majori ties the demo crats will have in both houses of the next congress ma jorities over the already enor mous ones in the outgoing legisla tive body N e v erthelesj the suggestion is heard that an a d ministrations congressional majority can be too large to be manageable It is true that it can times or even generally But it is doubtful that this is one of the times The argument is that a small majority stays solidly behind its administration for its own good It cannot afford to split and risk being outvoted with attendant damage to its own partys prestige Tends to Quarrel A huge majority however tendii to fall to quarreling within itself ultimately getting more or less be yond its administrations control This reasoning usually is sound Its soundness on an average was demonstrated in the last four years President Roosevelt had a thump ing majority in the seventythird congress an absolutely overwhelm ing one in the seventyfourth He never lost control either but he had some trouble Carter Glass Case The case of Senator Carter Glass of Virginia was the outstanding one of a statesman who though calling himself an administrationist op posed most of the administrations policies But there were plenty of others alike in the senate and house of representatives who were equally as inconsistent if perhaps not quite as vocal It was in the circumstances too large a majority in fact Now it is larger yet Does it follow that it will be more unmanageable from the white house than before It would follow if the president had skimped through rather moder ately at the polls still with a large sized but semidivided majority on capitol hill Victory lor Roosevelt The conclusion then would have been that the democratic party new dealers and Jeffersonians alike had won not so much the president personally But it did not come out like that The victory distinctly was a presi dential victory with nearly all of the lesser victors having slid in on his coattails These coattailers know now defi nitely who their boss i by unprece dented popular acclaim whose in fluence is likeliest to reelect them in 1938 when all of the representa tives and onethird of the senators be candidates again An occasional insurrecto like Carter Glass who will not face the voters next time until 1942 when in all probability hell be conquered by age may remain irreconcilable Nearly 80 Now He is nearly SO now There is small chance of that any consider able number of lawmakers elected on new deal principles whether as democrats or independents will dare to brave the lightning by defy ing aynthing that the administra tion after the 1938 congressional election anyway What 1938 may bring forth only heaven knows Thus the prospect is that the sev entyfifth congress vast as its ad ministration majority is will be more of a rubber stamp congress for the administration than any previous congress has been It is unfortunate in a way No Fair Discussion It makes for harmony to be sure but not for fair discussion of meas ures I do not say that the new deal is not all right but it ought to be criticized as it goes along It will not be Senator Charles L McNary will be the antis1 leader in the upper congressional chamber He is a weakkneed antinew dealer at best In the lower chamber Repre sentative Bertrand H Snell will lead the antinew dealers cause He is not weakkneed but he is not able enough to attract much atten tion And neither one will have backing sufficient to give him any conse quence Gets Five Tear Term WEBSTER CITY CSVBert Rob erts 33 Dea Moines was sentenced to five years in the state peniten tiary at Fort Madison when he pleaded guilty to a charge of break ing and entering the Henry Jacob sen clothing store at Stanhope Iowa April 29 ITALIAN RUSSIAN BREAK FEARED GMNDIATTACKS SOVIETS BEFORE Says Future Not Only of Spain but of All Europe at Stake LONDON possibility of a rupture of diplomatic relations between Italy and its accompanying fresh comment in London diplomatic cir cles Friday Debate centered around bitter Italian denunciation of the Moscow governments activity in the Span ish civil war and sarcastic retorts to the criticism The exchange of heated language interrupted a session of the inter national nonintervention commit tee whose members Thursday night acquitted Russia of three Italian charges of violation of the hands off policy in the Iberian conflict Dino Grandi Italian ambassador to London declared his nations ac ceptance of what he called the Rus sian challenge to sovietize Eu rope Future at Stake Italy in fsct is convinced that it is not only the future of Spain but the future oi all civilized Eu rope that is at stake Grandi declared Sarcastically Moiseyevitch Ka gan the Russian delegate replied It is a tune with which we are all familiar Soviet communism is the enemy of the world and that a great crusade of all civilized coun tries should be organized to destroy this terrible spectre So far the success of these fran tic appeals has not been very markedrEfndotibtedlyItaly hitherto has demonstrated her good sense by abstaining from any such stupid Additional interest in the diplo matic controversy was aroused when the Austrian delegate inti mated he wished to make some ob servations on ItaloRussian bicker ing His remarks apparently were planned for the next committee meeting set indefinitely for next week Atrocity Photographs In the midst of his tirade Grandi slammed a pile of atrocity photo graphs on the committee table de claring Spanish socialists inspired by Russian communists were re sponsible for the war cruelties Kagan replied the neutrality problem did not include discussion of the division between communism and fascism but rather was confined to differentation between war and peace He asserted nations which glori fied war and aggression were lined upon one side while on the other were countries which detested war and desired peace Duty of Russia The inclusion of the name of Jo sef Stalin whom Grandi described as chief of the bolshevist revolu caused some officials to com ment on the direct allegation against the communist official Grandi charged said it was the duty of the U S S R to render every assistance within their power to the Spanish communist revolution inasmuch as the libera tion of Spain from fascist oppres sion was not a private affair of the Spaniards but the common cause of To this Kagan retorted No amount of propaganda speeches for General Franco Gen Francisco commander of Spanish insurgents can hide the crying fact that taly stands un masked before the whole world as an aggressor and archviolator of international Fascists Bomb Fortifications in Daring Attack DIES OF BURNS Northwood Woman Injured in Kerosene Explosion in Trailer AUDUBON W G 01 sen 48 of Northwood died here Friday from burns suffered here Thursday night when a kerosene stove in her automobile trailer home exploded Mrs Olsen fled screaming from the trailer to a nearby service sta tion her clothing in flames Her husband survives The cabin trailer was parked near the Audu bon school while Mr and Mrs Ol sen were showing Passion play pictures in the Lutheran church Study Labor andlndustry Regulations WASHINGTON at least three sectors of the capital plans and studies were in progress Friday looking toward federal regulation of industrial activities or labor condi tions or both President Roosevelts coordina tor for industrial cooperation Maj George L Berry explained that a conference of business and labor leaders which he has called for Dec 10 would draw up suggestions for industrial legislation looking to ward longtime stabilization of Creation of employment oppor tunity and improvement of com petitive and labor conditions in in dustry will be other aims of the parley Berry announced The ob jectives of the conference as des cribed were similar to the aims of the old frRA but there was no an nouncement as to just what new methods may be urged to attain those aims Business Leaders Cold Last year Berry called an indus triallabor conference but some business leaders were cold to it and when it took place it was almost dis rupted by an angry dispute center ing around an unsuccessful attempt by some business representatives to obtain the floor But Berrys announcement Friday said that those who boycotted his industrial council and those who criticized it will nevertheless be welcomed in friendly Apparently referring to the re cent election results he said Industry and the government as well must yield to and reflect the peoples Preparing New BilL On capital hill Senator OMa honey made known he was preparing a new bill to regulate in terstate corporations through a federal licensing system Corpora tions doing business over state lines would have to obtain licenses which could be revoked if the corporations employed child labor discriminat ed against women in wage scales or interferred with union activities Revised legislation to give the government increased power to sta bilize the soft coal industry is an other prospective problem awaiting the next congress Senator Guffey coauthor of the original coal control act wiped out by the supreme court repeatedly has announced his in tention of reintroducing a substitute bill The measure passed the house at the last session but died in the senate as a result of opposition by Senator Holt DW No Beason for Change Guffey told reporters recently he saw no reason for further changes in the measure Informed sources said however the bituminous coal commission created under the orig inal Guffey act has been consider ing possible alterations with a view to strengthening measures en forcement provisions Commission officials parried ques tions on the subject as premature and added they had not been asked for recommendations They said however that numerous phases of the industrys problems were being studied and that the commission would be ready with suggestions if called upon The supreme court removed the original act from the statute books on the ground its provisions for regulating wages and hours were invalid The new measure intro duced last session omitted these sections but otherwise was almost identical with the first measure which provided for pricefixing and code regulation of trade practices LOOK INSIDE FOR MARSHAL DE BONO General Sees Italy as Aggressor in Ethiopia ON PAGE 2 to Be Entertained at Iowa U ON PAGE 8 Alice and Helen May Share Top Ranking ON PAGE 9 Emil Ludwig Speaks on Living Makers of History ON PAGE 12 Armour Firm Officials Will Visit Mason City ON PAGE 16 SOLD The day after ad appeared FOR Brown coat fox collar size 16 Brown coat fur collar size 12 Fine condition Ph RENTED The same day ad appeared FOR furnished front room and kitchenette bath and electric refrigerator 226 7 St You too can get results from GlobeGazette Want Ads To place your ad just PHONE 3800 BABYS BODY IS FOUND IN MAILS Taken From Package Opened at Dead Letter Office in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO inspectors here said Friday the body of a baby was found in a package opened at the dead letter office of the postoffice They said that due to they could not tell its age or sex The package was addressed to the St Mercie hospital San Fris bore 81 cents postage and gave an Oakland return address as 2745 There is no hospital in San Francisco Postal inspectors called police and Deputy Coroner Thomas F Gavin Candidate For Speaker IOWA CITY Mercer Iowa City state representative an nounced his candidacy for speaker of the Iowahouse Mercer a demo crat is the present chairman of the house ways and means com mittee FUGITIVE FROM PRISON CAUGHT AFTER GUNFIGHT GMen and Ohio Officers Wound Man Wanted As Bank Robber J A C K S 0 N Ohio agents Jackson county and Chilli cothe police vhot and captured a man they identified as Reese Bailey 35 wanted for bank robbery in an early morning gun battle Friday on a farm nine miles northwest of here The man was taken to a Chilli cothe hospital with two bullet wounds At the hospital his condi tion was said not to be serious Police Chief Ben W Rout of Chillicothe said that Bailey was wanted as an escaped prisoner for bank robbery and for violation of the national theft act Living With Family Rout said he accompanied a force of 10 federal agents and Sheriff W P Turner of Jackson county in a raid on a farm home where he said Bailey had been living with his wife and three children for a year He tried to shoot his way out but we got Rout said I guess we fired a dozen Rout said he had no details of I where Bailey was wanted said this information was in the hands of the federal agents Attempts to con tact the federal agents were not immediately successful Sheriff Turner said that I guess Bailey was wanted pretty Theraid occurredshortlybefore 6 a m Escaped in 1934 At Cleveland department of jus tice officials said Bailey escaped March 22 1934 from the state pen itentiary at Raleigh N where he started a 10 year sentence in 1932 for highway robbery Bailey whose age was given at 29 in department records there is from Burnsville N and is wanted on federal charges of viola tion of the national motor vehicle theft act department officials said Department of justice records de scribe Bailey as having a bad repu A Cleveland official said he is known as a desperate crim inal armed at all times and expert with both pistol and Although he is suspected in con nection with bank robberies the Cleveland office said he has not been charged with bank robbery Continue Selection of Elkader Jury in Shine MuroWCase ELKADER of a jury in the Shine marriage mur der case continued here Friday with indications that the task of choosing a complete panel to hear the trial of Albert Cornwall 37 will continue for at least another day Cornwall is charged with plot ting the murder of Dan Shine with Mrs Pearl Hines Shine and her lover Maynard Lenox both of whom are under life sentences Land Prices on Upgrade in Iowa and Other States Greater Demand Seen Larger Police Forces Are Needed to War on Bootleg Liquor NEW YORK institute of public administration called to day for larger police forces to fight a bootleg liquor traffic that it said was as highly organized since re peal as it was during The institute estimated that gallons of untaxed liquor were produced in 1935 in compar ison with gallons of tax paid spirits for Farming Land in Midwest OMAHA prices and sales in Nebraska Iowa South Da kota and Wyoming are on the up grade The upward surge in demand for midwest agricultural land this year is reflectedat the Federal Land bank of Omaha operating in the four states by the sale of nearly 50 per cent more farms and ranches during the first 10 months of 1936 than during the same period last year Charles McCumsey president of the bank said Friday Prices McCumsey added are gen erally 15 to 20 per cent higher than two years ago although there has not been much of a rise over 1935 prices More Than Two Million More than has found itsway into the coffers of the bank since Jan 1 for 416 farms and ranches in the four states whereas the past year the total number of sales was 279 and the price paid totaled McCumsey said By states the sale increase per cent for the first 10 months this year over 1935 was 150 per cent for Nebraska 50 per cent for Iowa 22 per cent for South Dakota and 4 per cent for Wyoming The 1936 drought had little ef fect on the growing demand for good McCumsey said High er prices for farm products have offset whatever depressing results the lack of rainfall may have caused Want Their Own Land Interest in getting on land at among young farmers and tenants Nearly 75 per cent of the farms bought from the land bank this year went to people already active ly farming Investors accounted for 25 per he continued Recent sales cited by McCumsey as examples of the prices being paid include an SO acre tract in Warren county Iowa that brought 115 an acre a 160 acre farm in Gage c o u n t y Nebraska that brought an acre cash a Story county Iowa farm of 80 acres for which a woman buyer paid 110 an acre cash and a 160 acre form in Kossuth county Iowa that sold for an acre McGrady Plans New Attack on Issue in Maritime Walkout i SAN FRANCISCO ant Labor Secretary Edward F Mc Grady planned a new attack Friday on the crucial hiring ball issue in attempts to arrange a peace confer ence between employers and strik ing maritime unions The fifteenth day of the strike affecting union workers found idle ships clogging coast ports and sympathy strikes along the At lantic and gulf coasts Before the federal maritime com mission were union charges that employers hired spies1 and tapped telephone lines in efiorts to dis credit the union movement and the union right of collective bargain Has 80th Birthday JUSTICE LOUIS D BRANDEIS WASHINGTON from friends in America and abroad were received by Supreme Court Justice Louis D Brandeis Friday as he observed his eightieth birthday Oldest member of the Has long Been a spokesman for liberal doctrine a supporter of social experimen tation and an upholder of much new deal legislation Recently he passed his twentieth year on the bench Three Fires in One Day on Eve of Friday 13th NEW of the Ora Eggleston family fet Friday that either they had a head start on Friday the thirteenth hoodoos or that the hoodoos took some pot shots at them to get all practiced up And those were logical conclu sions alter the New Hampton fire department was called time after time to their home Thursday The first call was just before noon and the New Hampton volun teer firemen put out a roof fire The next call was after the 1 oclock whistle was blown This time the shingles were torn from the roof where another fire was put out Neighbors kindly hauled the shingles into the basement to be used in starting fires hour later the fir called again This time it was the shingles in the basement that had ignited Firemen then thoroughly soaked the sfcingles and held theirbreath But no more firea The fire damage was estimated at andthe smoke damage at Saved From Death in Sewer Ditch Cavein DAVENPORT JPl Only the quick work of his fellow workman Joe Adams 30 saved Kenneth Dalton 27 from death tn a sewer ditch cavein Adams drilled an air hole to the bottom of an eight foot ditch where Dalton was buried by the cavein Dalton and Adams were cementing pipes in the ditch FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night and Saturday somewhat warmer Saturday except hi the extreme northwest portion cold er In northwest and extreme uorth central portion Saturday MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy rain turning to snow probable in northeast portion Friday night and Saturday slightly wanner Friday night except in extreme north portion colder Saturday IN MASON CITY Weather figures for 24 hour pe riod ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 47 degrees Minimum In Night 28 degrees At 8 A M Friday 31 HEAR ARMSTRONG IN M 6 A TRIAL Former Examiner Tells of Seeing Record of I 0 F Payment FORT DODGE Details the transaction in which fourform er officials of the Modern Brother hood of America Mason City fra ternal society and a Chicago in surance broker are alleged to have received a secret commis sion for arranging the merger of brotherhood with the Indepen dent Order of Foresters of Toronto were told by N H Armsrong of Colfax former examiner for the state insurance commission in fed eral court here Friday Armstrong testified in the trial of Albert Hass Mason City former president of the M B W Pin greeCurtis of Chicago Frank Par nell of Boscobel and Willard Knight of Battle Creek former di rectors and Clarence Parks Chi cago broker accused by the gov ernment of using the mails to de fraud in the transaction Armstrong said that he discov ered the record of the payment of the commission to Parks in the I O F books and also found that Parks was paid something over each month between January and April 1932 the four months following the merger He also testi fied that records be examined in New York City showed that Parks had cashed I O F checks totaling a week following the ap proval of the merger Sues Streetcar Firm for Damages DES MOINES ac tion for brought by Mrs Belle Conner 66 Chariton against the Des Moines railway company was in progress in district court here Friday Mrs Conway charged that she through negligence of the operator was thrown from her seat in1 a Des Moineg stretcar causing permanent injuries Farmer Loies Hand FARMTNGTON Hell wig farmer had snost of his right hand amputated after the hand caught in a corn shredder MADRID AIRRAID FOLLOWSDEFEAT OF REBEL FLYERS 6 Planes Shot Down in Battle Above Capital of Spam By H E KNOBLAUCH MADRID Montana barracks and the whole line of forti fications in the vicinity of Segovia bridge were bombed in a daring in surgent air raid late hours after government planes had won a spectacular victory in a battle over the capital Three fascist guarded by six pursuit planes roared out of a dense cloudbank in the western sky at p m and spilled 14 huge bombs Five of the projectiles hit Mon tana barracks where several thous and government troops are quar tered The raid came on the heels of a mass aerial battle in which the gov ernment announced it had downed six planes Dumped by Raiders Other screaming missiles dumped by the air raiders fell on the line of fortifications Two of them ex ploded in a built up sector wreck ing three two story houses Black billowing columns of debris and smoke shot into the air as the raiders having completed their mis sion jtff aeatlL and destruction fled to v Ten socialist pursuit planes im mediately roared into the skies and engaged the six fascist fighting es cort planes in a spectacular aerial second dog fight over Madrid of the day The enemy planes however tak ing advantage of the dense clouds which shielded their approach made their escape Could Get Away Previously the governments air base was so tar from Madrid that attacking planes could get away from the city before government craft arrived Now however the government has established a temporary air base near Madrid its whereabouts a carefully guarded secret More than 70 pursuit planes de fense officials asserted have been detailed to the protection of the capital All are of modern construc tion each armed with from two to four machine guns and each manned by an experienced pilot Confidence of the defense junta shot skyward with Fridays victory and the pessimism which a week ago hung like a pall over the city virtually had disappeared with the failure of the insurgents to cross the Manzanares river in eight days of continuous struggle Field Fighting Light Field fighting was light during the day with both sides attempting to fortify their positions However the stage apparently was being set for another battle possibly tonight and defense generals broadcast warnings to the fighting forces against overconfidence Two Scottish ambulances leav ing Friday night lor Valencia loaded with British refugees will return with additional food stocks for the British embassy At the same time a diplomatic corps commission which is seeking means of humanizing the civilcon flict announced it was attempting to negotiate an understanding un der which neither combatant would bombard zones im portance The defense junta announced it would cooperate with the commis sion Many Received Meanwhile it was learned many tanks had been received by the government Fridays battle over Madrid lasted ten minutes It was the sec ond aerial battle directly over the capital in a fortnight Twentyone planes 12 of them raiders from the fascist lines par ticipated One of the victims an insurgent two seater crashed in flames in the courtyard of the government barracks in Resales street Three parachutes were seen bil lowingin the sky as the planes fell but the wind carried them into the wooded Caaa del Campo section west of the city The battle began when three in surgent trimotors escorted by nine pursuit palnes appeared over tha
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