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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1936, Mason City, Iowa Y NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME E DI TION FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlKH MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 23 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SIOTIOIW SECTION OMB NO 41 CONSUMER LEFT OUT Manufacturer and Labor er Argue Over Profit FEAR SCORE DEAD IN LANDSLIDE By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I NGTON CPA The Brookings insti tution seems to me to have hit j on a great truth in its conslusion that price reduc 1 tion is the cure I for soc ailed overproduction due it generally i is t h e mechaniza j tion and speed ing up of indus try Faster o r k with fewer I hands to do it necessarily i m plies lowered manufacturing costs the Brook ings folk argue conclusively I would think Now who gets the benefit of these economies The manufacturer or the buy er In a few lines the consumer has benefited in cut prices Notably has this been the case in the auto mobile industry There the cor porations manufacturing lower priced cars have profited enor mously from the huge demand Brookings Conclusions But in the main the institutions investigators find the manufacturer has tried to gobble the benefit of reduced production costs in the form of higher prof MUD AND ROCK ROLL DOWN ON ALASKAN TOWN Four Known Dead Seven Injured and Possibly 25 Trapped in Juneau JUNEAU Alaska ff Four dead seven injured and possibly 25 trapped were unconfirmed esti mates Monday of a Loll exacted by a huge landslide of mud and rock which fell with crushing force Sunday night on Juneaus apait menf house district Through cliarupted communica tions came the reports of the dead and the estimate of Fire Chief V W Mulvihill that more than a score may have been killed or trapped by the 100 foot mass which rumbled down from a rain swept mountain Muffled cries from the debris were heard as rescue workers toiled through the night The slide demolished two apartment houses a lodging house a two storv concrete store and several homes Cuts Off Power cut off power lines plunging bit its without much regard for laj the into darkness and dis nipted telepnone and U S signal corps communications The injured included Alfred Bates hi side pierced by a board N Y Jobless Insurance Act Upheld HOW DO YOU LIKE OUR NEW TYPE FACE Its New Its Different Its Easier to Read bors interest and without a of regard for the consumers True labor has had some wage increases recently Such labor leaders as John L Lewis assert to be sure that these jured internally August Maid a increases have been insufficient in fact and that they have not been in the nature of concessions that they are instead counter attacks against labors or ganization campaign Still they are a moderately gratifying form of counter attacks Buying Prices Kisc The consumer however has been more than left out of con sideration his buying prices are rising Not as to lower priced automo biles but as to most things I know as to my own house hold expenses Rentals are high er Tables are more expensive to set Fuel costs more Suits of handmedown clothes are adver crews dug them out The Perrson family was caught in the three story Nickinovich frame apart ment house and were among the first removed A terrified woman and two their tised up to S60 each as compared with S10 or S20 less for the same goods even in boom times Labor Is Consumer And labor of course is con sumerdom What good does it do a steel worker for example to get a few per cent increase in wages if his living are advanced a couple of times that many per President Roosevelt raised this point in effect in a recent press conference Perhaps it seemed ungracious in him to poohpooh a wage in crease but it wasnt so ungra cious in him to question wheth er or not living costs are advanc ing disproportionately Has Curious Idea Industry has the curious idea that sales in order to be stimu lated need to have new supposed necessaries of life like inexpen she cars invented to tempt the j on persons r voices could be heard Four were j believed to be in one place In another a woman apparently was under a piano Several slides have occurred at Juneau this winter One buried a woman up to her neck in mud and destroyed her home A great slide covered the glacier highway Sun day and almost trapped a motorist whose car was partly buried THE OLD With the introduction of the new Excelsior type face to the pages of the GlobeGazette is brought to mind the story of writ ing and printing a story which parallels the progress of the hu man race The first to make writing a method by which to record thought were the Egyptians who reflected their practical nature by in nature as an alphabet The Greeks put writing on a much higher plane with their dignified form and flexibility Symbols found today on ancient erman monuments reflect the mysticism of the earliest Ger manic races of northern a race of which little is known In Persia and Assyria cuneiform writing on clay tablets was used to express the thoughts of the Gust Erickson crushed and people of those countries who lived in the earliest chapters of the history of the world The an cient Romans a sophisticated group paid attention to pomp to poise with their crisp carefully delineated letters which to this day preserve the spiritual essence of their golden age Writings of the medieval Chris tian monks have made their books j priceless Old English letters are as complex as the clash of mixed emotions born of an era of con flict between old superstitions and new knowledge Modern printing reflects the thought of the present day gener ation just as these ancient modes of printing translated the topics of their day for historians In Ex celsior printing is improvement in design grace beauty and clarity There is no confusingshading of it is all of clean and sharp impressions The GlobeGazette is pleased to make available to its family of fractured ankle Mrs H Lee Ne gress a fractured leg and Mr and Mrs Albert Perrson and their two children Gain and Allen badly bruised and shocked The reported dead were uniden tified The heavy rains of the last few days caused two slides The first did slight damage The second a few hours later was 100 feet wide and from 10 to 40 feet deep The rumble was heard by per sons living at the foot of the mountain Some rushed from their homes Maki and Bates were hurt as they fled Trapped in House Erickson and Mrs Lee were trapped in his house where rescue children none badly hurt taken from mud up to I necks i In the concrete structure which I the slide carried across a street Mr and Mrs Hugo Peterson were believed to have been caught Their daughter Lillian Peterson was rescued Mrs Fred Mattson a resident of the same apartment house was missing Use Auto Headlights Before power was restored and lights turned on fire department trucks and automobiles poured their headlights on the ruins while men hacked at the slide A power shovel was moved up and bit in to the mass Mulvihill said efforts were cen wcre I readers this highest development in the field of typography We be lieve it constitutes a true progress advance which the reader may properly expect in a daily newspaper which endeavors al ways to keep abreast of the times J THE NEW With the introduction of th new Excelsior type face to the pages of the GlobeGazette i brought to mind the story of writ ing and printing a story which I parallels the progress of the hu j man race The first to make writing a method by w h i c h to record thought were the Egyptians who reflected their practical nature by using pictures of objects existing in nature as an alphabet The Greeks put writing on a much higher plane with their dignified form and flexibility Symbols found today on an cient German monuments reflect the mysticism of the earliest Ger manic races of northern a race of which little is known In Persia and Assyria cuneiform writing on clay tablets was used to express the thoughts of the people of those countries who lived in the earliest chapters of the history of the world The an cient Romans a sophisticated group paid attention to pomp to poise with their crisp carefully delineated letters which to this day preserve the spiritual essence of their golden age Writings of the medieval Chris tian monks have made their books as complex as the mixed1 emotions born of an era of con flict between old superstitions and new knowledge Modern printing reflects the thought of the present day gen eration just as these ancient modes of printing translated the topics of their day for historians In Excelsior printing is improve ment in design grace beauty and clarity There is no confusing shading of is all of clean and sharp impressions The GlobeGazette is pleased to make available to its family of readers this highest development in the field of typography We believe it constitutes a true prog advance which the read er may properly expect in a daily newspaper which endeavors al ways to keep abreast of the times buying public to invest in them mostly on the installment rtian I have heard this theory ad vanced folk have now all of what they want that something new that they vant must be hit to revitalize the market The fact is of course that they havent got all that they want of what already is available If they cantget that of what use is a new invention The Brookings institution is supposed to be reactionary So be it I think it is logical The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday and Tuesday somewhat colder in southern and extreme eastern portions Monday night rising temperatures Tuesday MINNESOTA Fair Monday night and Tuesday not so cold in north portion Monday night rising temperature Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 42 Minimum in Night 23 At 8 A M Monday 25 Snowfall 25 Precipitation 03 Figures for 24 hour period end Ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 39 Minimum in Nijrht 18 At 8 A M Sunday 25 SHIP OFFICERS JOIN WALKOUT Maritime Strike Becomes Nationwide for First Time in History SAN FRANCISCO i representing ships officers called a walkout for noon at all Ameri can ports Mcnday Officials here of two American Federation of Labor Masters Mates and Pilots associ ation and the Marine Engineers beneficial it was the first time to their knowledge that a nationwide maritime strike has been called Assistant Secretary of Labor Edward F McGrady mean while pressed here to settle the farflung waterfront disputes and their attendant con flicts Col O F Ohlson manager of the government owned Alaska railroad discussed with McGrady plans for proposed chartering of ships to send food north Pleas of Gov James B Poindexter of Hawaii for aid also were consid ered by federal agencies LOOK INSIDE FOR HUBERT UTTEKBACK Herring Sees Row as Tempest in Teapot ON PAGE 2 Two Big Questions to Be Answered on Grids ON PAGE 11 Lubkeman Wins Ackley Fair Pasture Contest ON PAGE 3 All Europe on Brink of War Byers Holds COL 2 PAGE 4 ANDERSON DIES FROM IN JURIES Local Fatality One of 443 Iowa Auto Deaths This Year J TAX LEVIED ON EMPLOYER FOR AID OF JOBLESS Supreme Court Divided 4 to 4on Ruling With Justice Stone 111 By JAMES W DOUTHAT WASHINGTON With sur prising speed and by an evenly decided vote the supreme court Mondayheld constitutional the New York unemployment insur ance act which taxes employers to aid the jobless By a 4 to 4 vote with Justice Stone who is ill not participating the court affirmed a ruling by the New York court of appeals up holding the No opinion was handed down The action was announced in a list of orders which said merely The judgments in these cases are severally affirmed by an equally divided Model for States If Justice Stone had been pres ent it was generally assumed in view of his liberal record that he would have vojed touphold the aw When the court divides evenly it can only affirm the ac ion of a lower court The New York act was supple mentary to the federal social in surance statute and was a model of legislation enacted for thatpur pose by several states action in deciding the con 0 P Van Sweringen of Rail Empire Fame Dies Heart Attack Aboard Train Proves Fatal Following Minor Accident stone was taken some obser vers to indicate that five pending new deal cases might be disposed of in that manner if his illness ihould continue He has been ab ent since Oct 13 and it was said it home he might be away a ew more weeks His recovery was eported slow but constant Divided Decisions Frequent Divided decisions are handed own fairly often There was one ast term in a tax case in which ustice Roberts was ineligible to participate Arguments in the New York ase were heard Nov 11 and 12 If here had been a written opinion t could not have been decided until Dec 7 Before adjourning for two CLEVELAND P Van Sweringen 57 who with his brother the late Mantis built a towering railroad empire out of a small real estate venture in Cleve land died Monday aboard a Nickel Plate train enroute to New York Joseph public rela tions counsel for theVan Swer ingen interests said two men who accompanied Van Sweringen claimed aminoraccident in which a Delaware Lackawanna and Western train was involved at Scranton yards probably contributed to a The magnates companions were Herbert C Fitzpatrick vice presi dent of the Chesapeake and Ohio and Nickel Plate railroads and M V Van Sweringens secretary Complains of Illness Death came aboui noon after Van Sweringen complained of feeling ill and the car was side tracked at Hoboken N J An engine switching a diner collided with the train at Scran Doherty said Nobody thought seriously of it at the The sill of a center window in Van Sweringens car was broken by the Van Sweringen boarded the train here early Sunday night for the trip to New York He ap parently had been in good health although he lived retiringly and made few public appearances The younger brother in the fa died Dec 12 after a short illness It was O P van Sweringen who made public th efirst news of his brothers ill ness during a deposition hearing here last year O P VAN SWERINGEN 2nd Turkey Day Held at Westphalia WESTPHALIA West phalia residents assembled in the school hall Monday for the second annual turkey at which 20 turkeys were given away Arvid Anderson Carthage S i died at a local hospital about oclock Sunday morn ing from injuries received in an accident Wednesday evening when the motorcycle on which he was riding collided with a car on East State street Mr Anderson was a passenger on the motorcy cle His leg was amputated follow ing the accident Mr Anderson had been riding with Martin Jensen Osage Ken neth L McKee of JRock Falls was the driver of the car He was an acquaintance of Jensens and the two were waving to each other when the accident occurred Surviving Mr Anderson are his wife and children The body was sent to his home at Carthage where funeral services will be held 443 Iowa Deaths The death of William Coon 21 Jefferson farmhand Monday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident at Carrqll Sunday night raised to 13 the number of violent deaths in the state the past week Eleven of the fatalities were in auto accidents bringing the years highway death toll in Iowa to443 W B Hasbrooke 55 of Le Mars died of injuries suffered when he fell down a flight of basement stairs At Nevada Ran som Dobertin 19 was killed when a telephone pole fell strik ing him on the head Boy Hit By Car Among the highway mishaps was the death of Philip Linsley 9 Adel Iowa farm youth struck by a car while on his way to school At Hedrick Dian Roquetle 16 year old high school senior died I to write opinions in five new deal controversies and a umber of others argued he last fortnight the court agreed o review an appeal by Angelo lerndon Cincinnati communist irganizer attempting to escape n 18 to 20 year chain gang sen ence imposed by Georgia courts nder a statute enacted in recon truction days to prohibit insur ection against the state 14 Other States The New York court of appeals had upheld that states insurance legislation Fourteen other states and the District of Columbia have similar laws The states are Alabama California Idaho Indiana Mas sachusetts Mississippi New Hampshire New York Oregon Rhode Island South Carolina Texas Wisconsin and Utah Under New York measure employers of four or more per certain are required to pay a tax on pay rolls which is to be placed into a pool to aid the While the legislation was sup plementary to some extent to the federal social security act the lat ter statute was not involved in the litigation decided Monday of injuries suffered in mobiletrain collision Thursday morning Antone Ambroza 61 of Des Moines was killed when he was struck by an automobile FOR mod house 5 rm and bath located 1424 N Pres 3841W ad appeared one issue of the GlobeGazette want ads The house was rented The cost of the ad was very small FOR LOW COST WANT AD SERVICE JUST PHONE 3800 ERNESTGRAHAM ARCHITECT DIES Designer ofMany Famous Buildings Graduate of Coe College CHICAGO Rob ert Graham architect who design ed many famous buildings died at his home Sunday He was 68 His death was attributed by physi cians to high blood pressure Cities throughout the nation contain buildings conceived by Graham He designed the historic FiaCron building in New York the citys first skyscraper the Union station in Washington the Union Terminal in the Pennsylvania station in Philadel phia and the merchandise mart ries ol furious lunges at Fencing READY FOR TWO DAYS DUELING Dr Franz Me Against Nine Sarga1 in Final Workout BULLETIN BUDAPEST Buda pest court of honor ordered an overnight postponement late Monday of the first of Dr Franz Sargas nine duels on the ground the elaborate formalities 5 BUDAPEST ff Dr Franz Me Against Nine Sarga as they call him now in donned a derby and Chesterfield and strode Monday from his mod est flat to a gymnasium for a final dress rehearsal of two days wholesale dueling A mite of a man but bouncing with energy Dr Sarga was stopped every few yards enroute to the gymnasium by duel loving Hungarians They told him to be Monday night and Tuesday he was to fight nine opponents in de fense of the honor of his blond wife and their unborn baby The 20year old wife Magda who now knows all recovered her composure She bade Dr Sarga Godspeed with the Hungarian equivalent of give it to em To Call Mother His 48 year old mother who is suffering a heart affliction told him Call me up after it is At the gymnasium amid a great din of clattering foils Dr Sarga slipped out of his Chesterfield and shirt to disclose a fencing costume underneath Grabbing a foil he se in Chicago He was born in Lowell Aug 22 1868 and attended pub lic schools there Later he receiv ed degrees from Coe college in Iowa and Notre Dame university Graham resided here 48 years and was the senior partner in the firm of Graham Anderson Probst and White As assistant to the late D H Burnham he helped draw plans for the Worlds Columbian Exposi tion of he designed the Chicago Union station the Wrigley building Field Museum of Natural History Shedd Aquarium Contin ental National bank State Bank of Chicago and the Civic Opera building Department store buildings de signed by Graham include Mar shall Field and company Chicago John Wanamaker and Gimbel Brothers Philadelphia and New York Filenes of Boston and Sel fridges of London The Chase National bank build ing and Equitable building New York the post offices in Chicago and Washington and Federal Re serve bankbuildings in Chicago Kansas City Detroit Dallas Den ver Oklahoma City and Omaha were also designed by Survivingare his widow and a on William Master Santelli who finally had lo give way to the dashing midget Santelli removed mask and congratulated the herr doctor warmly Wolfs Last Meal The ambitious challenger wolfed his last meal before the nine duels in company with the As sociated Press correspondent He ate a Bismarck herring and a hard roll and drank light wine Dr Sarga said he probably would fight the duels in his horn rimmed spectacles which prob ably are the most repaired pair of glasses in Hungary They have been shattered frequently in 17 previous duels The jugular veins of the con testants will be covered only with a light cloth about their necks Sarga is the smallest of the duel ists but his hairy shoulders are the broadest of the ten Has 48 Hours Budapest buzzed with specula j lion over whether Chief of Police Tibor Ferenczy would stop the duels Generaly it thought not because Chief Tibor loves the sound of clashing foils himself Dr Sarga challenged who intimated he married his beautiful wife for money and who expressed amazement he could woo and win her HEAVY DAMAGE DONE BY REBEL SHELLS BOMBS Madrid Foreign Submarines Torpedoed Spanish Cruiser MADRID gun ners resumed their cannonade Monday crashing six shells into the the Spanish capital It was feared the bombardment caused many casualties and great property damage One of the fell near the Puerta Del Sol Madrids Times Square while others exploded in the nearby Plaza del Carmen and Plaza de Bilbao Crowds scurried from the Puer ta del Sol to the safety of the Gran Via subway station Others fearing a renewal of the air raid made on the capital early Monday threw themselves into the street gutters Forelpn Submarines Lending gravity to the interna tional aspect of the situation was the ministry of marines an nouncement that foreign submar ines torpedoed the cruiser Miguel de Cervantes at Cartagena Sun day The Cervantes an announce ment Monday was not damaged severely enough to keep it out of commission for long One torpedo the communiqueadded passed under the bows of the cruiser Mendez Nunez In a front page spread the so cialist newspaper El Socialists asked the international noninter vention committee Do you need more evidencethat the fascist na tions are becoming more open in to the insurg ents It ternational repercussions with the statement Spain Not Alone Fortunately Spain is not alone in her fight for democracy There are nations on its side which can lend it assistance in a thousand ways This assistance lends us strength x x Authorities said the Cervantes would be repaired in drydock During the day insurgent air raiders dropped several incendiary bombs on city one of which scored a direct hit in the war courtyard Several wounded militiamen went and four automobiles Staid London Press Prints Knock Knock NEW YORK street readers of the usually staid Lon don press blinked twice Monday at a frisky financial notice It read Knock knock Whos here Sonia Sonia who Sonia dividend of 14 per cent on Tate ALLSTATE SEASON In addition to turkeys yams mince pie and armistice day memories November also is famous for producing allstar football teams Next Fridays GlobeGazette will carry the 1936 allIowa high school grid selections of the Iowa Daily Press association See story on sports page were destroyed but flames threat ening the ministry were exting uished quickly It was announced ten of Ma drids 300 been killed in bombset blazes Leaflets Are Dropped Another development of the day was a flat denial by the communi cations ministry of the authentic ity of a purported Russian broad cast that for every plane Italy and Germany send send Circulation of ttof reported broadcast was blamed pn fascist J The most recent air rattack on the capital which began W6 a was chiefly of a propaganda na ture the fascist pilots irqppinE bundles of leaflets in adtmtion to a few bombs I The planes circled fotl more than half an hour over the Jastern neutral zone and passftL over the United States embassy so closely many refugees inside fled to the cellars Besides the bomb which fell in the war ministry courtyard an other landed near the Uquifo bank causing some damage Third Small Bomb A third small bomb was report ed to have failed in the neutral zone causing a flurry among re fugees there The bombardment interrupted the wholesale evacuation of wo men children and old men to eastern sections of 300000 and persons un der defense plans are to evacuated News of the navalattack coin cided with a government declara tion at Barcelona that the loyal war fleet was being reorganized and that new officers were being trained to fight block Barcelona sources fascist warships were patrolling the coast fromCape Creus easternmost mainland point to Barcelona and near Alicate Cartagena and Ceuta Morocco Strongforces of international volunteers resisted a fascist bom bardment 011 the battered Casa De Velasquez alJniversity dormitory in the northwest suburbs which has been by continual in surgent shellings The government broadened scope of the civil conflict by inter preting Italian and German recog nition of Gen Francisco insurgent administration as declaration of
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