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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLUI FIVE CENTS A COPX ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 14 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS seclion ONI NO 59 PROBE NEW HAMPTON TRAIN WRECK CHINESE REBEL TROOPS REVOLT AGAINST CHIEF Go Outright Communist and Seize Marshall Who Kidnaped Chiang By JAMES A MILL TOKIO domei Japa nese news agency Tuesday re ceived a Chinese report from wiping to the effect the 105th of the 1 northcas tern a r m y goins outright nad 1 revolted and seized its com mander t h c marshal Chang Ksuch Liang who last j week imprisoned j G c n e r alissimo I Chiang Kaii KAISHEK Shek Reports from Shanghai s a i d Chang HsuehLiang had been im prisoned by Chiang KaiShek after the generalissimo had fected his freedom and staged a j counter coup detat The reports were not confirmed by Nanking j government authorities ard were accepted with reserve in respon sible Chinese j Fought Against Japan j The socalled northeastern army is the one which young marshal Chang former governor of Manchuria commanded in his losing battle with Japanese in what now is Manchoukuo Of late it has been used as a commun ist suppression force in north Germany to whom is Give States 11 Votes bound by a newly an ticommunist accord was consult ed quickiy by the Tokio regime The press said there in disputable proof the communist international had instigated the seizure Generalissimo Chiana and his generals Soviet Press in Denial The official soviet press denied flatly that the soviet was in any way involved in the Chang bellion It hinted broadly that provocateurs and their clumsy work to further the dis memberment of China were be hind the Conflicting reports on whether General Chiang were alive or deadj Clearing Wreckage at Boyd Where 4 Trainmen Died A railroad wrecker is shown here clearing away the tangled mass of wreckage which resulted early Sunday near New Hampton when a fast passenger train plowed into the locomotive of a freight train which was back ins up slowly after its crew had seen a warning signal Four trainmen were killed in the collision Toppled on their io by lhousands officials Monday conducted an investigation of the tragedy IOWA ELECTORS CAST BALLOTS to Roosevelt and Earn Their Pay DES MOINES offi cially in the bag or President Roosevelt at last Ten of the 11 presidential elec tors made it official at the state house Monday morning even though E W McManus of Keokuk Looking Up 145 Feet on KGLO Tower electoratlarge didnt show up to cast his vote At Gov Clyde L Herrings sugI gestion and with Attorney Genera Edward L OConnors approval I Dr W A Sternberg cast MeI Manus vote by proxy The electors are lowans voted for the persons when they i flooded Tolcio CHINESE ARMY MOVES TO RESCUE DICTATOR NANKING tional government military ma that although names 01 the chine moved swifty Monday night i electors do not appear on the bal j thought they were voting for the president Statchouse attaches j on bleak Shensi province where government authorities were con lot when n person casts a vole lor president he is really voting for vinced Generalissimo Chiang the elector from his congressional Kaishek still was held prisoner by i district who is pledged to the votI his rebellious young crs choice of t candidate Chang HsuehLiang Responsible circles said they had no confirmation of reports that the generalissimo had impris oned his captor in a counter coup China many believed faced disastrous civil war Moderate Weather Over Most of Iowa to Last for While DES MOINES weath er bureau Monday assured lowans a continuation of moderate tem peratures over most of the state It would be slightly colder Mon day and Tuesday the bureau said but the lowest temperature ex pected was 15 degrees in north east Iowa Temperatures were above nor mal in Iowa Sunday re porting the low mark of 28 de grees It was 46 at Keokuk warm est spot in the state SHOPPING DAYS LEFT BUY QWSTMAS 5EAIS The Iowa all dernoi crats are E W McManus Keoj kuk and Matt Cooney Dubuque electors at large T L Jones Boone J A Gartland Rock Val ley J V Gray Mount Pleasant E J Carroll Davenport J Q Lnucr Wavcrly Herbert Carr Manchester John Combs Sey mour Mrs George A Kichter DCS Moines and W A Bycrs Council Bluffs After Iowas votes had been cast and results certified the el ectors could RO home Theyll bo paid for the days work and 5 cents i mile for traveling ex penses The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday night und Tuesday slightly colder Monday niffht except in extreme west and extreme south portions colder Tuesday in extreme northeast portion MINNESOTA Fair Monday night and Tuesday colder in cast portion Monday night rising icmperaturc in extreme northwest Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 40 Minimum in Night 29 At 8 A M Monday 31 Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday 36 Minimum in Night 11 At 8 A M Sunday 18 North lowans might ask tor three finer December days than Saturday Sunday and but there isnt any probability that the request would ever be Two Little Girls Write Cheer Fund Eal Side Ladins Century Club Confreialioiial Church Gratis Teachers Association Triple L M Club n r Aid Society Cirfleld Parent Assn St JamesLutheran Brotherhood UM Martha Jean Jtfr and Mrs Otto A Olson Chapin Ill Just Two Friends New Total Truscon Steel company workmen arc showr hoisting another section up the graceful sides of the KGLO GlobeGazette radio station tower to a height of 145 feet They have that many more feet to RO before the 290 foot tower is built Lock Photo Kaycnay Engraving KING IN PLEDGE TO PARLIAMENT George VI Puts Aside All Celebration of 41st Birthday LONDON ffl George VI Britains new lung pledged to his parliament Monday my constant endeavor with Gods help and supported by ray dear wife to up hold the honor of the realm and Duke of Windsor sought relaxa tion in the guarded grounds of an Austrian castle and as a private consult a an old ear citizen arranged to Vienna specialist for affliction Personal Into the new kings promise he injected the phrase at a moment of great personal It was George VIs fortyfirst birthday but in the grave aftermath of em pire crisis created by his brothers love for a twice married American he waived all anniversary cere mony His action was in keeping with a call from the Archbishop of Can terbury for a nation consecrated pit W Wi T a J granted Thweather offering has I promote the happiness of the peo 3ncw tQ CnrisUan sobriety I been fully MS exceptional as that I rare June day so much glorified in j His message was read first to Lord Halifax read the monarchs verse and prose i the house of lords while message to the house of kfrds It was transmitted to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin for delivery to the house of commons where members continued their individ ual oaths of allegiance to the king Refuse to Take Oath William Gallacher communist niember of the house of commons and several others refused to take the oath of allegiance to the new king The dissenters substituted an affirmation of good faith but de clined to swear the regular oath on a Bible Parliamentary circles considered the substitution a pledge which bound the dissenting members as strongly as the traditional oath the dais before the peers symbolic of the new regime were two thrones WO little girls wrote notes to the Christmas Cheer Fund And these two notes so clearly exem plify the mission Hand the mechan ics of this ven ture in the Yule spirit that we are going to re produce them First the one from M J I am sending one dollar for Santa Claus to use to help the needy Some children need things very badly My offer may not be very much I hope it is used the way I want it used by that I mean Then there in the same mail was this from V I am writing this in hope that my little sister rmd I will get something for Chrisimas Mothei is not working now and 1 are afraid that it will be a poor Christ mas for us My lit tle sister is 9 years old and I am H years old so please tell old Santa not to for g e t where w e See how it works The dollar which M J P sends is available for the things V T and her sister need subject of course to the scrutiny which Mrs Mabel Blaise secretary of the Social Welfare League and director of the invest ment of this Cheer fund is able to provide One of the fitst donors to this annual fund when it was started eleven years ago was the Hanford Ladies Aid are on the Again its members list of North Iowa Good Fellows The total raised thus far is al most short of the goal It is hoped that this total will be boosted to at least by the end of this week This will leave for the final lour day sprint Giving by office and factory groups is usually delayed until these final days In the past this source of revenue has been re sponsible for sending the fund to its goal History quite likely will repeat itself this year Gifts large or small should be brought to the GlobeGazette of fice or mailed to this address Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City FOUR MEN DEAD AS TWO INJURED HOLD THEIR OWN Inquest Planned Tuesday While Great Western Officials Seek Cause of Headon Crash of Freight and Passenger NEW officials Monday attempted 1a deter mine the cause of a Great Western passenger and freight train col lision at Boyd milessoutheast of New Hampton which resulted early Sunday in the death of four trainmen Two other trainmen who were injured in the greatest rail tragedy of Chickasaw county were reported Monday to have spent a restful night and are holding their own in the hospital at New Hampton This disaster brought the violent deaths the past week in Iowa up to a total of 34 in fires train wrecks automobile mishaps suicides and other accidents While the railway investigation was in progress Coroner William Laikin said an inquest will be held Tuesday He stated the accident may have been caused in part by a heavy fog Witness Describes Crash One witness Harry Worm a farmer reported the freight train pulled up to the station and started backing up when a passenger train loomed out of the fog and crashed into it Trainmen killed in the wreck were Charles Messenger 67 pas senger train engineer Ole Engelbretson 59 freight train engineer Herman G Ottinger 55 freight train head brakeman and Richard Knutson 51 freight train fireman all of St Paul Charles Thein 57 St Paul pas senger train fireman suffered critical injuries Two other train men and Miss Ruth Johnson of Hammond hotel operator a passenger were injured The trainmen jumped from the engine cab just before the crash Traffic Is Resumed At division offices of the Great Western in St Paul it was stated a group of train officials from Chicago came to Oelwein tc direct the investigation The division su perintendents office said the offi SPANISH REBELS ARE HELD BACK Batter for Two Hours at Government Lines but Fail to Advance MADRID of in I trials would cooperate with the tered for two hours Monday at government lines in University City but shivering defenders held firm An icy wind howled down from the Guadarrama mountains as the fighting broke out anexv Defend ers however said the long await ed insurgent big push had not materialized It was announced non combatant men women and chil dren had been evacuated from the besieged capital in the past week Of these were children The socialist defense junta or dered complete reorganization of ts militia forces in preparation for a bitter winter siege While insurgent batteries threw occasional shells into the city the defense forces were converted into perfect army units the govern ment said Faced with the probability the n s u r g e n t siege would last throughout the winter cold the government planned the reorgani zation to obtain strict discipline among the militia units LOOK INSIDE FOR Archbishop or Canterbury He Commits Former King to Care of God ON PAGE 2 Emmetsburg P 0 Site Surveyor Is Halted ON PAGE 5 Cagers Play Tuesday With Albert Lea Five ON PAGE 11 PWA Program Attack Back to Lower Court ON PAGE 14 interstate commerce commission in studying the cause of wreck Traffic on the roads main line was tied up until late Sunday afternoon Trainmen said the two trains had orders topass at Fredericks burg six miles southeast of Boyd They said the orders included the warning Use caution Heavy Passenger Cars Not Derailed The passenger train carried two score persons in its day coach Pullman and combined Pullman and club car None of the passen ger train cars was derailed The two engines rolled over in a ditch a twisted mass of wreck age Track was ripped up where the two locomotives collided Railroad officiuls refused to state the cause of the accident but it was learned that the passenger train due in New Hampton at oclock had train orders to meet freight trains No 73 and second No 26 at Frederidisburg The passenger train received its order at Sumner and the freight trains at New Hampton The train orders found in the pockets of the dead engineers are being held by Chickasaw county officers Miss Johnson said that vas just dozing off when th crash occurred Were Screaming It was she said There was a jolt and I WHS thrown forward over the scat in front Women and children in the car started screaming When things quieted down they were all We were just sitting there rid ing along and then all of a sudden we were piled up in a mess Wo men and children were screaming and crying and I was crying my self It also seemed as if there was a second Dr W E Rochford of Minne apolis a passenger said he did not know at first what had happened All I he said was that I had been awakened very sud denly and that people were screaming around me I went for ward from the car I had been sleeping in In the day coach there were several women and children and whilethey cried a good deal and there was some confusion the orderliness of the crowd was real ly remarkable Started to Improve Someone carried in a fireman Thein who had been hurt badly in the wreck At first we could barely feel his pulse but about 10 minutei after we wrapped Wm in blankets and took emergency measures he started to improve Thein had leaped just before the wreck The physician was one of a par ty of doctors returning to Minne sota from the western surgical conference in Kansas City After the crash passengers huddled together in the coach and Pullman car in near zero temperatures Within an hour and ;