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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANJ NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLin FIVE CENTS A COPY tlHSOClATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO WDCTKMU SECTION ONI NO 58 BATTLE IN HOUSE New Deal Wants Rayburn Chosen to Leadership EDITORS NOTE This Is the tint of three articles by Charles F Stewart on the battle for floor leadership EDWARD ARRIVES AT BOULOGNE By CHARLES P STEWART ASHIN G TON C gressman Sam Rayburn of Texas 1 o o ks like much the best bet for the post of demo cratic leader in the next house of representa tives He will iol be a very popu 1 a r choice among m a n y congress i o n a 1 dem ocrats however then LITTLE CHANCE FOR LIQUOR BY DRINK TO PASS Furious Battles Over Beer and Liquor Expected in Legislature By GEORGE MILLS Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES battles again will be fought over liquor Why uien are the demoi and beer in the coming legislature crats so likely to choose him with the present odds against Rayburn has been a strong suppassage of a liquor by the drink porter of all new deal measures law results of the Iowa Daily John J OConnor who ordinarily Press legislative poll indicated would succeed to the leadership j Saturday being next in line has not aided the administration in what the new dealers consider vita legisla tion The administration fore desires Rayburn there Liquor question asked of the lawmakers was Are you in favor of changing the state liquor law by permitting some form of liquor by the Kidnap Chinese Armys Generalissimo REBELS DEM AND Deputy Sheriff In the matter of the organzaI drink tion of the house the republican Twentyone legislators favored minority of its membership does not signify It will be dissatisfied any way Only the overwhelming democratic majority counts at present I Has 3 Hifh Moffuls The house really is run by three j of the majoritys high moguls 1 The speaker whose office generally is rated as second in na tional importance to the presi dents 2 The houses majority leader 3 The hcairman of the floor rules such a change while 40 answered no and 11 were undecided or noncommital among the 72 re sponses received Will Introduce Bill State Senator Howard Baldwin champion of liquorbythed rink legislation last session again will introduce such a bill in the coming legisla ture he said Baldwins 1935 bill provided for Uquorbythedrink in licensed clubs hotels and res taurants with permits being re quired from both the liquor com mission and the city council Limit of such licenses according to population of cities and towns was another proviso as was local option Such a measure passed the Iowa senate last session but was stymied in Jhe house disfavor towards liquor by the drink found in the sample of opinion taken by Iowa Daily Press some dissatisfaction with the present liquor system was indicated in answers to the following question be bitterer than usual j Are you satisfied with the The Previous Lineup present setup The last congressional session i 32 Not Satisfied Thirtytwo legislators expressed more or less dissatisfaction while 18 approved the present system and the rest were undecided or did not answer the question Pro hibition of liquor by the drink is a feature of the present An almost fiftyfifty cleavage committee which shapes legisla tion When there is a vacancy in first place No 2 expects to be pro moted into it No 3 into No 2s place then a certain amount of competition is permissible for the chairmanship of the rules commit e This rule of not al ways followed but it never is broken without a deal of illfeel This time illfeeling promises to tee ing STANLEY MCCLINTOCK MCLINTOCK IS PHALEN CHOICE To Be Only New Appointee When New Sheriff Takes Office The appointment of Stanley McClintock as deputy sheriff was announced Saturday by Tim Pha len sheriffelect Mr Phalen stated this will be the only new appointment in con nection with the office as he ex pects to retain Cal Dwan John Wallace and Mre Spain deputies This will be the sheriff administration in which Mrs will serve as office deputy Mr McClintock who has work illness opened with Joseph W Byrns of Tennessee in the speakers chair with William B Bankhcad of Ala bama as leader with Jonn J U Connor of New York as ivies com mittee chairman Bankhead had a long immediately afterward Congressman Edward J Tay lor of Colorado a very old demo cratic member acted as his un derstudy Taylor is olc m as well as in point of service did not want the leadership per manently OConnor vasn t jeal ous of him But toward the end o the ses sion Byrns died Bankhead is recognized as heu to the speakership his Health is IU rr better and he is equal to it Then is no dispute as to his title of opinion appeared in the poll on thequestion of allowing the commission to carry fire insur ance on its central warehouse stock Twenty legisla tors approved the idea and 17 were opposed The commission long has favored the insurance idea but never has received au thority to carry a policy or poll Thirty legislators answered yes and 15 no to the ques line foi tion the speakership OConnor wants it And HE has opposition Firht tor Leadership Rayburn and OConnor are the sure enough candidates Some others have been men tioned but not with much author Congressman Sab ath of Chicago Congressman Mead of Buffalo fN Con gressman Rankin of Mississippi and Congressman Woodrum of Virginia Seniority counts a lot in these matters and Congressman Sab ath is father of the has servedlonger than any other member He is an extraordinarily able honest lawmaker The some what unfair objection to him is that he is foreign bom and speaks with a noticeable overseas ac cent Whether or not it ought to do so it makes him to an extent an unsuitability Congressman Rankin and Woodrum are all to the good ex cept as southerners like Con gressman Rayburn of whom more Favored by Labor Congressman Mead in particu lar is a favorite with labor His weakness is that he hails from the same state as Congressman OConnor and as between two New York aspirants OConnor has the advantage of his rules committee chairmanship The fight the present stage of the game has narrowed down to all intents and purposes to a contest between OConnor and Rayburn And as previously remarked Rayborn appears to have the bet ter of it OConnor and his They express their feeling freely There is nothing covered up about their conviction that the rules chair roan is entitled to a coveted post that the Texan appears likely to tain They resent the oppositions tactics Are you in favor of changing the present state beer law Increase Beer Control Among other things the state law sought to increase beer con trol by the creation of a state beer board with licensing powers Beer dispensers thus have been required to obtain state as well as local licenses Loss of cither per mit would mean the end of an operators business The state oeer board however lias not revoked a single license since it was cre ated In fact it is said that no representations to revoke a license ever have been made to the state body Beer law comments gleaned from returns in the poll I find the beer law is operating ed in the beef department of the Jacob E Decker and Sons plant the past two years after having been shunted from a railroad ca reer by the depression was the democratic nominee for clerk oi court in the last election failing of election by only 124 votes The new deputy who is 29 years of age was born and reared in Mason City He is the son of Mr and Mrs W M McClintock who have been residents of the community for the past 40 years His father has been employed on the Milwaukee railroad formore than 30 years Mr McClintock is a graduate or the Mason City school and junior college and played on the football teams of both institutions He employed for a time on the Milwaukee railroad as sla tionary engineer at the round house and then as locomotive fire man When the depression cut down the number of railroad em ployes he procured a position at the Decker plant I The new deputy who will his duties when Mr Phalen takes office on Jan 1 is an active mem ber of the Young Democrats club He is a member of the local Rod and Gun club the Masonic lodge and the Methodist church LEAGUE ACTION SEEKS SPANISH WAR ISOLATION Danger to International Peace Recognized in Resolution GENEVA resolution urging strict nonintervention in the Spanish civil war and sup porting a FrancoBritish media tion plan was passed Saturday by the league of nations council The resolution was understood to contain four principal points 1 Recognition of the Valencia socialist governments appeal to the league to recognize the war as a danger to international peace 2 Support of a more rigid sys tem of international control to prevent foreign assistance to eith er warring faction 3 Approval of FrancoBritish suggestions for mediation 4 Recommendation of cooper ative action by the league and oth er international bodies including the London nonintervention com mittee in attempting to halt the conflict Calls It Menace The councils approval of the resolution came after Julio Alvar ez del Vayo Spanish foreign min ister warned the council an in ternational conflagration daily be comes more of a Both British and French dele gates to the council pointed to the possibility of international war growing out of the socialistfascist Viscount Cranborne Bf i t i s h parliamentary under secretaiy for foreign affairs who represented Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden said the nonintervention pact had been violated by proponents of both sides and leftist and fascist forces were increasing an alarming Jorpjfn irpojjs Involved The French delegate Pierre Vicnol charged large groups of foreign soldiers were fighting on ijanish soil and there is reason to fear soldiers from all over Eu rope may be facing one another in Thesudden surge of noninter vention sentiment was taken with out the attitude of Germany and Italy being known Both these fascist powers have recognized the insurgent Spanish fascists as the de facto government of Spain Italy is not represented at the current council session and Ger many is no longer a member of the league of nations would be practically with regulated liquor by nicely idea the Giving city councils power to limit licenses has done little good State must Tighten Exclude dancing and Local option on Back to Back to the old saloon where women girls and1 youth do not congregate or Make the penalty for violation more severe and shorter Separate beer joints from dance Abolish sale except in bona fide eating Cut out all entertainment and female Im opposed to use of beer and liquor under state or any other Should have beer Sunday aft On the hard liquor question legislators had this to say I expect to introduce a bill to take Iowa out of the liquor busi Bythedrink amendment for Use liquor profit for old age Have You Read Your Newspaper what name will the new British king rule 2 In which of the British dominions was there a move to take advantage of the crown crisis to loosen tics with Eng land 3 Seven persons lost their lives when fire destroyed their home at what North Iowa town the past week 4 Juan de la Cierva was among 14 persons killed in the crash of a Dutch airliner in England For what was he noted 5 What country offered a haven to Leon Trotzky exiled Russian 6 Pitcncr Bob Feller of Iowa was declared the property of what major league baseball club 7 How liigh will Mason Citys new radio broadcasting tower be 8 On what date will the Iowa legislature convene 9 Who is the new heirpre sumptive to the British throne 10 What major industrial plant announced a bonus to its employes the past week ANSWERS ON PAGE Z LOOK INSIDE FOR EAMON DE VALERA Abdication Approved by Irish Parliament ON PAGE 2 Seven Burned to Death in Iowa Week ON PAGE 8 Preps Jaysees Beaten in Two Court Contests ON PAGE 9 Railroad Is Granted Interurban Bus Permit ON PAGE 16 Cheer Fund MakesSpurt TowardGoal Prevlouilv Art Department Students And Teachers Masan City Hich American Club Mmson City Hl School Catholic Daiiihten of America Mason City Fur Shoppe Juanlta Camp Royal Neigh bors Jane Mary and Kayc Jordan RooseveltJackson P T A Delta Alpha Class Concrefational Sam East State Street Loyal Order of Moose R Joyce Kilmer IS 00 New Total NE of the most pleasing spurts thus far experi enced in the 1936 Christmas Cheer Fund campaign is reflected in the roll of honor above Aside from the total of about there were two en couraging f e a tures One was the giving by pupils in our schools the two first contributions Listed representing scores of indi vidual donations ranging one cent to a dime The other is the Eine showing of substantial con Tibutions from adult donors With these two sectors aroused victory in this drive for to insure etfoty stectongsrrrr H a s City is guaranteed In the past sub stantial amounts i a v e been re ceived from soli citations in offices and plants On one or wo occasions last icur receipts from his activity have been instrumental putting the ause over the top All thats needed is some individual inter ested enough in the matter to tart the ball rolling for nearly every employed person is glad to give at least a little to so worthy i project A few days ago a Mason City voman intersted in the success of this movement called the director jf the solicitation and suggested a umber of Biblical references per inent to the subject One of them as this from Luke Give and it shall be given unto ou good measure pressed down and shaken together and running over shall men give into your bosom For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to This sentiment has been exem plified times without number in connection with this very Christ mas Cheer Fund Hundreds of do nors have found themselves re paid the satisfaction that comes from a generous deed the gift they have made to make Chrlstmastide a happy one in Mason City A thermometer to measure the progress of the campaign is pre sented for the first time today The gauge is just above the quar ter mark Less than two weeks remain in which to make it hit IMMEDIATE WAR AGAINST JAPAN General Leader of Mutiny and Guarantees Life of Chiang KaiShek TOKIO Domei Jap anese new agency in a dispatch from Shanghai Sunday says that the Chinese marshal Chang Hsiao Liang has kidnaped Chiang Kai Shek generalissimo of Chinese forces at Sianfu Shensi province and has issued a circular tele gram demanding immediate war against Japan by the Chinese na tional government The Domei dispatch asserted the young Chinese marshal also de manded that emergency measures be conferred cope grave crisis and said that the rebels guaranteed Chiang Kai Sheks life Replying to Marshal Changs demands Domei quoted the na tional government as saying The national government fully appre ciates the young marshals propo sals but the national government first desires the immediate release of Chiang KaiShek After that it will discuss emer gency measures in connection with the young marshals de Domei said the mutineers who lor some time have been showing signs of joining the communists whom they were supposed to be in Jta antiJapanese Mrs Simpson Hasnt Heard From Edward CANNES France Mrs Wallis Simpson has not hearc from Prince Edward since he lef England and does not know where he is or where he is going a spokesman for the American woman said Saturday He repeated his former state ment that Edward is not coming to Cannes and that Mrs Simpson is remaining at the villa of Mr and Mrs Herman Rogers Lord Brownlow maninwaiting to once gentle the British ruler said an automobile which Mrs Simpson sometimes uses for country drives had been taken from its garage for his use dur ing part of his return trip to Lon don He said he intended to leave Cannes Saturday afternoon but may stop off on the way for a short vacation He insisted he with the woujd not see the abdicated Chiang after he had ordered them transferred Serving under Marshal Chang the rebellioustroops were said to be members of the provincial forces in northwest China known us the northwestern frontier communist suppression monarch Assigned to Service The car was driven by George Ladbrook chauffeur member of former King Edwards staff who has been assigned to Mrs Simp sons service since she left Eng land The chauffeur took to the vil la copies of morning newspapers carrying accounts of Edwards farewell radio address to the em pire Servants said hosts and guest slept late at tile villa arising at a m There is no reason why the former king should come said a spokesman for Mrs Sirnp reason why CONTROL BLAZE AT STOCKYARDS Damage to Pens by Flames in Chicago Estimated at CHICAGO early Saturday brought under control a fire which destroyed sheep and cattle holding pens on the western edge of the union stockyards causing damage Deputy Fire Marshal Anthony J Mullaney es timated at Fire department investigators j own reaction when she heard his he cannot Refers to Divorce The spokesman referred to Wal lis divorce from Ernest Aldrich Simpson London businessman which will be made absolute April 27 at the end of the usual six months waiting period unless there is a special dispensation Friends said both Mrs Simpson and the former lung had no de sire to complicate tiie case by a meeting during the intervening period At the Villa Lou Viei Friday night Mrs Simpson and her hosts listened by radio to Edwards ref erence to her while bidding the people of his far flung empire farewell Members of the household said Mrs Simpson plannsci to remain here for the present but her fu ture plans are unknown Informed of Destination She is understood to have been informed of Edwards immediate destination during the recent tele phone conversations with London but it was as close a secret as her KING GEORGE VI TO TAKE CROWN NEXT MAY 12TH Date Sane as One Set for ExRuler Now Duke of Windsor BULLETIN VIENNA The Duke of former Kinr Edward of expected to ar rive at Innsbrack Sunday an official siHfrTttmaiB fffr the Aus trian chancellory said Saturday night LONDON The British des Address your con the ceiling tributions to Christmas Clicer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa ay the IO SHOPPWC DAYS LEFT BUY CHRISTMAS MUFFLERS ANP SOCKS SPORTS said the blaze probably was start ed by a carelessly tossed cigaret or by crossed wires A 72 year old watchman Martin Vincent failed to return to his home at his usual time three hours after the fire The ruins were searched without result 2 Firemen Injured Two firemen were slightly in jured when they stepped on nails Starting in a wooden the flames spread to an area block long and 500 feet deep Successive two eleven four eleven and five eleven alarms were sounded the last bringing out 46 pieces of fire fighting ap paratus and 200 men They fought the flames from a viaduct of the Chicago Junction railroad The railroad right of way 100 feetwide helped check spread of the blaze and it was un der control about an hour and a half after the first alarm Little Held Over Stockyards officials said little livestock is held over for Saturday trading and that yard handlers saved most of these Firemen found the carcasses of 30 calves in one shed The pens and sheds destroyed property of the Union Stockyards company were among the oldest on the grounds A fire which swept the stock yards in caused damage The area involved Saturday on the border of Packingtown proper was not damaged at that time voice in his farewell broadcast Mrs Herman Rogers of New York the hostess wept after lis tening Her husband and Lord Brownlow Edwards former gen tleman in waiting who attended Mrs Simpson here speaking to questioners evidenced the depth of their their voices After the broadcast a crowd gathered in a light rain and mist to see if they could glimpse Mrs Simpson but the curtains of the living room where the broadcast was heard were closely drawn troyer Fury took Ed of Eng land to a guarded quay at Boul France to start his lonely wait for happiness Sat urday while medieval heralds proclaimed George VI as Britains king The destroyer tied up at 4 p at the Boulogne dock near which an especially reserved sleeping car was standing The car it was believed would be coupled to the CalaisBasel ex press to carry the Duke of Wind sor as far as Zurich Switzerland Edward could not be identified aboard ship from the quay and it was believed he would remain below decks until train time From Boulogne his path may ead to Austria to Italy to the Dalmatian coast or elsewhere wherever he chooses to wait for Wallis Warfield Rapt and PridefoL Throngs rapt and prideful spread out before the musty bat tlements of St trumpets shrilled and Sir Gerald Wollaston Jfae garter principal king of George of people The new king and Ms daugh ters Elizabeth and Margaret Rose rode through the crowd jammed streets it was announced George VI would take his crown as his brother would next May 12 and reliable reports said Edward vas granted the title His Royal Highness the Duke of the title choice fell to the new king Proclaim New King At Charing Cross at Temple Bar at the Royal Exchange a littering medieval Droclaimed the new while George VT addressing Fhc irmed forces with which he saw battle action two decades ago be an his reign of duty At the world watched villa near Cannes Wallis Simpson let it be known she does not know where her betrothed is going that she has no plans to join him until she is free Her diligent escort Lord Brownlow gentleman in waiting to the former monarch turned back toward England At Dublin the dail eireann of the free state approved the second reading of the bill which ratifies the abdication of Edward and the progression sovereign The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday not quite so cold in extreme northeast portion colder Sunday MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday colder Sunday much colder In north portion Saturday night in northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning Maximum Fridny Minimum in Night At A M 18 above 12 above 25 above SEEDS LAKE Fllllnr of Heeds lake In ft near Hampton will be started next prinr Watch Tues days GlobeOuette far ft full pare of articles and pictures de soriblnr the new lake which will cover 110 acres and the recreation and conservation pro jects connected It WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather outlook for the period Dec 14 to 19 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northernand central great plains south portion first of week same of pre cipitation period latter half pre cipitation period north portions within first half of week also to ward close not much cold weather likely accession of George bill which one British critic said seems to leave the country with half a crown or perhaps crown at Goes Before Throne Before noon George VI has tened almost unguarded to the musty brick walls and turrets of old St James palace tp stride before the vast crimson and gold throne andhear x x x the high and mighty Prince Albert Frederick Arlhui George is now by the grace of God become our only and lawful and rightful liege lord George the Sixth x x at Palace His day began at St James palace There 300 resplendent accession councillors drew up the deed which proclaimed George VI as ruler There heralds and pur suivants and trumpeters with age old rote cried out a new king was at hand for all the world to hear The prancing mounts of well brushed police kept back the throngs From a high window nearby Queen Mother Mary watched the pomp and circum stance ofmonarchy that twice within the year has elevated a son to rule over folk around the Within the palace at the cere mony before the throne were the Dukes of Gloucester and Kent the new kings brothers There in black Rnd gold and hats beplumed stood Min ister Stanley Baldwin the man who stood steadfast against mor union of Edwwtf Wallis and the cabinet There mayor the llUjrtiUini u the privy councillors the peers of the realm the archbishops Tall Proud George VI tall proud yet of sober sensitive mien wore the blue and gold of in admiral ;