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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 7, 1936, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS H 0 M E EDITION VOL XLUI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 7 1936 THIS PAPZR CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 53 ITALIAN SEES SPAIN Anarchism Predominant PoliticoEconomic Faith couple By CHARLES P STEWART ASH INGTON CPA Carlo Sforza former minister of Italian for eign affairs re cently publish ed in the Unit e d States a n article which seems to me to be the first really under standing diag nosis of Spains internal war yet given to the outside world For several years rather more than a decades ago I was European general manager for a big American news gathering agency My headquarters was in London but the Iberian peninsula was a hot spot even then and I made repeated business trips to cities like Madrid Barcelona anc Lisbon the Portuguese capital studying the situation For example I was in Barcelona when Francisco Ferrer shot as leader of an anarchists abor tive revolt against the then King Alfonsos regime in Lisbon when an anarchistic movement over threw King Manpel The anar chists did not profit for long from Portuguese revolution bul they started it Anarchism Predominates What I mean to say is that an archism was the predominant po liticoeconomic faith in Spain not to mention Portugal Count Sforza asserts that it is yet I believe him Popular conservative parlance classifies anarchism socialism communism and syndicalism as all pretty much one and the same WALLIE READY TO GIVE UP KING Iowa Promised Relief From Below Zero Wave thing They are nothing of the kind The anarchists want no govern ment at all The socialists want a maximum of it When communism gained the upper hand in Russia numerous anarchists and socialists long exiled in other lands hurried thither and were perfectly dis gusted Emma Goldman an archys high priestess in America for half a generation referred to the new system as nothing but state which was an athema to her Socialists said it wasnt socialism Syndicalists want ownership by the actual workers of all the tools of produc tion thats their right or wrong Intense Individualists But Spain Spain was and undoubtedly still is basically anarchistic Count Sforza mentions the Span iards intense His account is that the fascist cam paign under General Franco is as anarchistic as the loyalists resist ance to the establishment of a dic tatorship or a restoration of the monarchy This is not so inccnsitsent a statement as it may seem General Franco is fighting for rugged strong individuals right to grab and hang onto all he can get The loyalists are fighting for the right to bump an overly rugged indi vidualist off when he becomes too strong Has Many Elements Spains loyalist government commonly is referred to as com munistic No comments Count Sforza Under attack by the aristocratic rugged individualists the other anarchistic mass with such socialists such commu nists and such syndicalists as there may welded together temporarily But it is only a tem porary alliance Let the alliance win and it will split up internally in all probability and fall to lighting anew There is a miscellany of folk also to be considered the count re minds smallish busi ness men Have Been Oppressed They have been terrifically op pressed by the individualists in the top brackets and have no in clination to be similarly oppressed again On the opopsite hand the3 have no inclination to be similar ly wiped out by the individualists in the lower brackets The jumble is aplenty thorough and a heap sight more violent than the mixup between parties in the United States For myself I like the anarchists best An anarchist in the old days always was represented as a chap with wire whiskers and a smoking bomb in his hand Ive known a lot of birds but personally veiy lovable POPE STRONGER AND ANXIOUS TO LEAVE HIS BED Urged to Rest and Avoid Exertion Leading to Complications VATICAN CITY Pope Pius gaining strength in his par tially paralyzed limbs asked his physicians Monday to permit him to leave his bed at the earliest possible moment He signed several papers during the morning but deferred action on others saying he would handle them Tuesday when I am up The doctors however joinec with the 79 year old pontiffs in timates in urging him to remain abed and spare himself every un necessary exertion likely to pro duce complications In accordance with his wishes the Holy Father was kept con stantly informed of the many in quiries concerning his condition He declared himself greatly mov ed by the general outpouring of sympathy Likewise he showed great inter est in newspaper reports of his illness Had Good Night A verbal bulletin issued during the morning after a visit by Dr Aminta Milani said the Holy Fa thers condition was Holiness passed a tranquil night reposing the short The jdbctors who visited him Monday morning bund his condition Vatican prelates said the Pop lad not yet agreed to receive thi Vlilan specialist Father Agostim Semilli who was called for con ultation Saturday It was reported however tha Bather Gemilli was received latf Sunday but perhaps was unable to make a medical examination His doctors insisted that quiet so the turgid con dition of his legs might have a chance to readjust itself Fray for RFecovery The Catholics of the world prayed for his recovery during Sunday services that her alded advent The Holy Father had insisted he be allowed to take part in the Vat ican services for the beginning of advent today and the ceremony was prepared as if he were to be present A reported improvement in blood circulation allayed fears of the Vatican city household that the blood dot which developed in his left leg Friday night might spread through the circulatory system to the heart The Holy Father although he kept to his bed insisted that work should go on as usual llThe Weather t FORECAST Probably snow Mon day niffht and Tuesday rising temperatures Monday and in central and east portions Tuesday MINNESOTA Snow probable Monday and Tuesday ris ing temperature Mpnday night and in east portion Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at f oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 1 Below Minimum in Night 6 Below At 8 A M Monday 3 Below Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock a Sunday Money Estimates Studied by Congress Committees Expenditures of U S May Exceed 6 Billions LOOK INSIDE FOR LEON TROTZKY Mexico Opens Doors to Exiled Trotzky ON PAGE 2 y Continues to Seek Supreme Court Office ON PAGE 3 Vlason City High Nips Muskies in Long Tilt ON PAGE 9 louncil Is Considering Safety Lane in City ON PAGE 12 WASHINGTON de mands for economy administra tion budget balancing plans con gressional committees began this week to review executive esti mates of the billions needed to finance the government for the coming fiscal year Apart from emergency appro priations for relief the men who hold the federal purse strings will be asked to approve routine gov expenditures which in formed sources said may exceed Relief appropriations and the soldiers bonus shoved authorizations of the last session above Hold Closed Hearings Closed hearings on the budget ary demands of independent agen cies of the government were call ed Monday by a house appropria tions subcommittee headed by Representative Woodrum Another subcommittee will begin hearings Tuesday on the treasury postoffice department appropria tions Many temporary agencies will be required to appear for the first time before Woodrums subcom mittee to justify their proposed expenditures for administrative Amongthem will be the public works administration the HomeOwners tion the Reconstruction Finance corporation and the federal hous ing administration STATE COUNTY SNOW PLOWS AT WORK ON ROADS Iowas Highway Death Toll for This Year Mounts to 463 Promise of rising temperatures Monday following a weekend in which the seasons lowest marks were set found North lowans in some sections still of the heavy snow which was drifted considerably by strong winds In several North Iowa counties plows got their first workout of the season The weatherman promised that snow and rising temperatures Monday night will break the grip of the cold wave which shot tem peratures down to below zero in all sections of Iowa The forecaster predicted a min imum Monday night of 20 degrees in the western half of the state and 16 degrees in the eastern portions Snowplows Out Snowplows from Mason City were given their first workout of the season on both state and coun ty highwaysover the weekend The five inch snowfall was not difficult to handle was it im peding traffic to any great extent but both countyarid highway commission engineers iput truck plows to Work Cerfo Gordo coun ty is entering the winter season with considerable ad d i i a 1 Mrs Simpson Seen in France Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson accompanied by an unidentified friend is shown leaving the Hotel De La Foste in Rouen France after arrival from England This photo was sent t o New York via radio and to Chicago by sound Central Fress RadioSound Photo not Time Extended for Pension Applicants WASHINGTON fi Workers will have until midnight Tuesday Dec 15 to apply for federal pen lion accounts The original deadline of last Saturday midnight was extended because registration of employes was not proceeding as rapidly as expected Maximum Saturday Minimum in Night At 8 A M Sunday Snowfall Precipitation 27 Above 8 Below 4 Below Inches 42 of an Inch North Iowa had its first real visit from old man winter Sat urday and Sunday On Saturday blizzard conditions prevailed Sat urday night the mercury dipped jelow zero for the first time this season Sunday was clear and cold At the Crystal Sugar plant lorth of Mason City the minimum Saturday night was 7 below zero degree higher than downtown Sunday night the reading ivas 9 ban downtown degrees lower REBELS PLAN TO STORM MADRID Fascists Artillery Blasting Path Through Spanish Capital Suburbs MADRID artillery blasted a path through the cap itals suburbs Monday in what socialist commanders feared was the rumbling thunder of an effort to storm the city Insurgent batteries crumpled blocks of bomb weakened apart ments in the Arguelles sector hardest hit by recent fascist air The steady pounding of shells in he devastated neighborhood de ense officers believed portended i swift effort by the fascists to trike through Madrids outskirts rom that direction Others foresaw an insurgent drive also from the northeast un til now a comparatively quiet sec tor after 23 trimotored bombers rained explosives in the vicinity of Guadalajara Defense Keyed Up Madrids defense line which has resisted the siege for more than a month was keyed up expectantly for the onslaught all the from the cold wastes of University City in the capitalls northwest to the dreap town of Villaverde a sub urb in the south Despite warnings the govern ment machine was not of the improvisation morale of the militia and foreign volunteers was high after the successful re pulsion of fascist charges during four weeks of almost incessant fighting Daily Air Raids Monday a month after the gov ernment fled to Valencia Madrid was of daily air raids by increasingly large armadas of fascist bombers Shells high ex plosives and incendiary bombs isve wrecked many houses Many were killed and wounded n the latest attackwhich struck he fashionable Paseo de la Castil ana Ayala street and San Ber nardo square Several buildings were destroyed Nightlong artillery fire in the icart of the city struck several ibuses near the Americanowned elephone building The government centered its perations in splitting insurgent mobilizations in the suburbs tached lated they should appear before the appropriations committee No Unusual Requests Committee leaders said they knew of no unusual financial re quests during the coming session which would comparewith the soldiers bonus Officials said lousing and farm tion however might carry auth rizations for substantial expendi tures The housing bill which passed the senate but died in a house committee in the last session would make a direct appropriation of and authorize issuance of bonds up to Although a balanced budget by 193839 has been predicted in ad ministration quarters the treas urys recent financial operations have pointed toward a deficit of for this fiscal year The deficit on Dec 3 was against 000 at the same time last year Drains on Treasury Because of heavy drains on th treasury for drought relief Sec retary Morgenthau said upwar revision of borrowing estimate would be necessary He placed th additional requirements tentative ly at which woul mean a public debt of by next June 30 The public debt will pass th mark for the firs time since last summers bonu borrowing with a new offering o bonds and notes oniDecV 15 Announcing last night the new offer of ingovern ment obligations Morgenthau said the treasury would abandon an at tempt to give the little fellow a break in its sale of new bonds anc notes He said chiselers took advan tage of a treasury policy of ac to be Iowa winters jrns Mason City had lows of 8 below early Sunday and 6 be low early Monday At Garner where 10 degrees below zero was registered Sunday morning on a highway commission thermometer all snowploVs were out ThT six inches of snow which had fallen had drifted1 badly in some it was reported Sideroads Blocked Many sideroads in the New Hampton vicinity were blocked by 8 inches of snow which had drifted Some ofthese drifts were four and five feet deep The cold est temperature was zero Among low temperatures re ported were Washington 7 de grees below zero Dubuque 8 be low Davenport 4 below Des Moines 3 belowCouncil Bluffs UPHOLDS SOCIAL Cheer Fund Started for Goal 2 below Sioux City Kebkuk 2 above 4 below cepting in full all subscriptionsfor or lessby spreading their orders to get full allotments in stead of the pro rata slice thej otherwise would 15 DAYS LEFT BUY CHRISTMAS BROTHER f Other low temperatures record ed in North Iowa over the week end included Crescd below Charles City 6 below Decorah 7 below Waverly 5 below West Union 6 below Iowas highway death told for 1936 mounted to 463 although the states motorists apparently got through the weekend made haz ardous by ice and snow with only two fatalities Deaths Over WeekEnd The weekend deaths were thos of Mrs Jessie 57 of Mun star III killed whenthe car i which she was riding crashednea Wheatland and AJ Jordan o Castana k i 11 e d near Hollj his carskidded on icy pavement More than a person were injured in accidents through out the state Roy Hypes 24 farmerliving miles northeast of Emmetsburg was in a critical condition in th Palo Alto hospital with a broken PJRITY LAW Federal Judge Turns Down Appeal for Railroad Injunction BOSTON Judge GeorgeC Sweeney ruledMonday that the federal social security act is legal when he denied George Davis of Waltham a stockholder of the Boston and Maine an injunction which would have prevented the railroad from paying unemploy ment insurance In dismissing the petition for an injunction Judge Sweeney said It is a valid excise tax It does not exceed the powers of congress It is a tax for the general wel fare of the Davis said he would appeal the decision to the United States cir cuit court of The case United States Attor ney Francis J W Ford said was the first uponwhich a ruling had been made in the country neck and other injuries Saturday night when a car in which he wasriding skidded from the pavement about 3 miles eas of Emmetsburg Silas Knutson and George Hypes brother of the same accident Knutson of the car in which ihe three men had meeta truck when awKeerbn his car the pavement The Knutson machine swerved to the opposite side of he overturned several times hurling the occupants feet The driver of the truck is not known mt hewasprobably unaware of he officials said Falls on Sidewalk At Arndorfer t St Benedict fell on the snow overed sidewalk in front of the State theater Saturdayand frac tured her The sidewalk has smooth glazed surface and it as necessary to cover it She was the Kossuth hos ital at now The snow which fell over ditchell county was welcomed by ox hunters at StacyviUe who epbrted it provided a good track lowa Quadruplets Mother Gives BirtH to Another Daughter SACCITY Wycoff 32 gave birth here Sun day o a seven pound girl the second daughter she has borne since bearing quadruplets in July 1934 One of the a girl died two months after birth anc the remaining girls and a being cared for in a Sioux City nursing home The Wycoffs married 10 years have 10 living children P B S Lions club Dorcas Aid Imraanuel Lutheran church Mason City Elks club Matinee Musicale club Monday club Energetic Class First Con gregational church Unity Chapter No 58 O E S Cronin Dexter Camp United Spanish War Veterans GN Chapter P E 0 GlobeGazette L P W E ing ice and sleet made walking hazardous The mercury plunged below the zero mark in Illinois The sudden change in temperature turned to ice a slushy combina tion of rain and snow which had fallen during the previous 24 hours 13 Below Zero At Freeport in northern Illi nois a minimum of 13 below zero was recorded after seven inches of snow A three inch snow covered northern Missouri The tempera ture was 12 above at St Louis 8 at Kansas City Nebraska temperatures were near zero Below zero readings svere general in Minnesota Wis consin and the Dakotas It was 13 below at St Paul The coast uard predicted Duluth larbor would be frozen over within 48 hours unless a break anie in a cold wave which sent the mercury there to 17 below The mercury plummeted to 33 degrees below zero at Warroad in xtreme nortnern Minnesota Mon day First The Bank of Christmas Chee isopen in Mason City Abovi are listed the first donations in the exact order in which thej were received A reproduction of that famous old picture The Empty Stock signalized the official open ing of the as it has in other years One reader who has been much interested inthe thepas called in to present an interesting viewpoint Wants Cheerful Picture I think it would be better to open the campaign with a cheer ful she said This sug gests the gloomy side of the story if wedont give Wouldnt it be better if you pictured the happy side of the story that will come about when we give Maybe theres something to that Surely theres a bright side that could be presented Every dollar contributed by organiza tions and we mustnt leave the job to organiza tions joy to some needy child this Christmas season A Biblical Admonition In St John this sentiment is expressed Whoso hath this worlds goods and seeth his brother have need and shutteth up his compassion rom him how dwelleth the Ipve of God in him Perhaps this Biblical admoni tion will prompt thoseof gener ous heart Last year a total of was realized in this solicitation This years goal is It can be be your help Address you contribution to Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Contributions received since Saturday noon will be presented in the next issue Name of donors will be used in all cases except when there is a specific request ot to do so I BALDWIN WONT PRESS EDWARD AMENDING Says Monarch Was First to Mention Plan to Wed Mrs Simpson BULLETIN CANNES France Warfield Simpson announced Monday she is ready to eive up Kin Edward so thai he may retain his throne LONDON first minister Stanley Baldwin assured Britain and the world Monday that King Edward will not be rushed into abdication in aplaiu spoken pronouncement interpreted a definite indication that the sovereign wants Wallis Simpson as his wife not his queen Mentioning Mrs S i m p s o ns name forthe first time in any 3ublic statement he has made Jaldwin assured the empires par lament that King Edward will lave ample opportunity to weigh he decision between heart and hrone Then disclosing the Icing had precipitated the whole tremendous risis some weeks ago by teJl ng Baldwin he intended to marry iis twice divorced American friend whenever she should be the prime minister added No Advice Tendered x x x With the exception of the question of morganatic mar riage no advice has been tendered by the government to his majesty X X Keen observers of the situation said Baldwin had not only pushed the question of abdication intcvthe future but had confirmed what they already felt to be ithjR king never has suggested to the government that he make Mrs Simpson Ms queen Instead with the title of Duch ess something or other she would be his hundreds of thousands of other wives keeping her household together by the ex ercise of those domestic arts of cooking entertaining and finding good servants for which Mrs Simpson already is well known Would Become Queen But Baldwin has already said that whosoever marries the king will become queen unless the ba sic law is changed and that the government is not prepared to change it to provide for morgan atic union On the heels of the prime min isters statement Monday the powerful publi sher Viscount j Rothermere predicted parliament would legalize a morganatic mar riage by a large majority It would be simple to legalize a morganatic he paid urging the government to alter its position on such a union It would be difficult and dangerous to legalize an Hostile to Churchill Baldwins statement answering as it did the barbed questions of WinstonChurchill brilliant con servative supporter of the king led to an antiChurctiill demon stration regarded as one of the most virulent and spontaneous at tacks upon such a public figure in many years however explained the hostility toward Churchill was due to the that his sup port of the king has been inter preted by the commons as more antiBaldwin than proking He long has been Baldwins leading political antagonist in conserva tive ranks As for the kings decision the first minister let commons know the monarch himself will no doubt communicatehis decision m good lime to the governments in this country and the domin Decree Final April27 It will then be for those gov ernments to decide what advice f any they would feel it their duty to tender he added Mrs Simpsons decreeiiisi from Ernest Simpson one time kings guardsman April A tense becomes final next breathless chamber leard the prime minister declare it has always been and remains he earnest desire ofthe govern nent to afford his majesty the iullest opportunity of weighing he decision which involves so di rectly his own future happiness and the welfareof all his sub That was Baldwins answer to the brillian Winston Churchill who has warned Hie government against tryingto extort1 abdica tionfrom the sovereign Risk National Interests Thus he pushed further into the lackground the prospect of abdi ation for the worlds mightiest at the same time de clared both the and   

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