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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOM E EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY rSESS LEASED WiRE SJSKV1CK MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 17 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 62 ESTATE IN AMERICA Home in Maryland Ready for ExKing Edward By CHARLES P STEWAKT A S H I N GTON ex King Edward cares to spend the rest of his life in Mary land he not only can have an estate there on his own term doub teclly he can have it for nothing Indeed I surmise that Maryland ers would be willing to pay him for dwell i n g among them if neces sary Particularly in boom times as we know a company with a big factory to establish frequently is able to set localities aoidding against one another each with a view to getting the promoters o erect its prospective plant in that neighborhoods midst Tax exemp tions are offered real estate is proffered at attractive prices all kinds of inducements are ten dered The theory perhaps sound is that a vast new industry founded in any given community can be depended on to inflate property values all roundabout thus mak ing it profitable for all concerned to persuade said industry to move in Seen As An It is as a possible new industry HAMILTON KEEPS G 0 P POST PARTY PILOT IS ACCORDED VOTE OF CONFIDENCE Resignation Rejected 74 to 2 Despite Fish Attempt to Oust Him BULLETIN CHICAGO republi can national committee refused Thursday to accept the prof ferred resignation of John Ham ilton its chairman and accorded the party pilot a vote of confi dence in his management The vote was T4 to 2 CHICAGO John Hamilton formally offered his res ignation to the republican nation al committee Thursday He then stood aside to hear both strong praise and condemnation from the 59 members assembled for dis cussion I have no defense of the cam the tall Kansas attorney said quietly There were a lot of errors I told the committee at the time of the Cleveland conven i tion that there would be cu I We suffered a tremendous de that Maryland classifies exKingfeat m November but we still Chinese Rebels Open Negotiations for Peace Buses Purchased for Clear Lake Run Pictured here are exterior and interior views of the buses pur chased for the Mason City and Clear Lake They will start operating In January STORY ON PAGE 17 Edward Strictly speaking I should rs ier to that portion of Maryland rather close to Baltimore The re mote western end of the state has no hope that the exmonarch will seek a home out in the Cumber land region where coal mining and the heavier forms of manu facturing prevail Nor is the east ern peninsula where civilization has not advanced beyond preCivil war days optimistic But on the western Chesapeake bay shore surrounding Baltimore and Annapolis and on toward Washington there arc lovely They are suggestive of Eng land in their1 characteristics too May Be Fed One might wonder however whether the exking may not be somewhat fed up with Eng land and want something dif ferent like Deadwood or Tom stone However Maryland realtors do not see it so Their notion is that the will prefer to live much as he has lived at Fort Belvedere or Balmoral and they can him with that sort of conditions they say My it makes them angry tc hear it suggested that he may se lect a castle in Denmark a re treat in the Tyrol or some such place Maryland is their choice We al know why Baltimore Also Hopes Baltimore is enthusiastic for the exking as is the adjacent countryside The supposition is that if his exmajesty picks a country home near by ho will have to have a city residence in Baltimore also have a future ahead of us I think the new chairman should under take dis duties with the full sup port of the committee behind him I have consulted Governor Landon and he advised me my position is sound He thought the chairman who succeeds me should be free to go ahead and build up a new Assailed by Fish Hamilton was defended by Ar thur Curtis of Missouri and as sailed by Representative Hamilton Fish of New York who has de manded a liberalized leadership Curtis told the group I dont see any reason why Mr Hamil ton should resign any more than the chairmen of the various states should resign I dont believe any mistakes by the national commit tee caused our defeat I move his resignation be Then Fish who is not a member but is attending with the proxy of an Alaska member E A Ras muson denounced both the partys policies snd Hamiltons leader ship If the party does not liber alize and reorganize you the New York congressman de clared If the word does out to day that it learned no lesson from the last campaign the party will perish Social Security Act No one denies Mr Hamiltons fine personality but he led the fight against the social security act which alienated millions of earners He went to Boston arid made a speech which drove millions out He has shown that his asso ciates comprise the old Mrs Ruth Baker Pratt of New York interrupted We were not opposed to social Dont Leave Cheer Fund Up to George Previously Reported Jack Garvey G your And what a center it will make in she asserted We were oniy opposed to the social secur ity act because we w still its You came here with ininds said Didnt Have Time Hamilton says the party didnt have enough time to reorganize lor the campaign Well he was the commiUeeman from Kansas long before he was national chair Baltimore for society And for real estate values like wise I took a little trip to Baltimore Its only a couple of hours ru11 from Washington to consult a few of the Baltimorean real es tate fraternity concerning the prospects of the British abdication in relation to their business Without exception they concuri Boy Struck by Car DBS MOINES Sawdey 9 suffered chest injuries and a possible leg fracture when struck by a car here George Meyrat driver of the car said the boy ran into the street dii ectly in the path of the machine 6 DAYS red that the overseas shakcup will man and ho had plenty or time be a tremendous windfall for iheir to organize in that slate Still we they can head off Den ost it by 66 000 votes marK Switzerland et cetera Fish dosed wilh a quotation from Shakespeare fight is on and damned be he who first cries hold enough Fish was denied by a vote of the body his request to transfer one of three proxies he held to an un identified person Col R B Creager Texas com mitteeman offered a motion for bidding such transfers of creden tials and the committee adopted it Tclesrram From Landon As the committee convened a telegram from Governor Landon lauding the republican voters for their splendid spirit in defeat was made public Before the committee swung into action on Hamiltons resigna tion C B Goodspeed its treas urer reported the party emerged from the 1936 presidential cam paign with a deficit of He told the committee the party spent in its unsuc cessful effort to elect Landon Goodspeed said in explanation of the deficit that the national fi nance committee asked in June of 1936 to estimate how much it could raise reported that 1000 would be available This he BUY CHRISTMAS A PLANT f OR THE BOSS WIFE M T N T Club Clio First National Bank Em ployes New Total Received Needed to Reach Goal EORGE isnt go ing to do it for There are some fields in which Let George do it may be all right But theres nobody but you who can do your part in the build ing of a fund to insure agains empty stockings this Christmas tide in Mason City Christmas is only a week away And the goal in this drive for is almost away The arithmetic is plain enough The Good Fellows of North Iowa are going to have to turn in an aver age of a day if Mrs Mabel Blaise administrator of the fund is to have what is needed to do the job before her What happens when one or two persons in an organization get sufficiently interested in this cause to give an hour or so to individual solicitation is il lustrated in the contribution from employes of the First National bank Herein lies one of the bright est stars of hope for the success of this years fund Will YOU be the one to start the bal aroliing in your group A small amount from a lot of folks is really more desirable than large amounts from a few for the reason that the former condition gives a large number of persons a personal interest and stake in this project based on the true spirit of Christmas The T N T club of the Y W C one of the donors listed above is making its contribution in a novel that could be utilized by other organizations if desired In consultation withers Blaise a needy family was picked out for help to the extent delivery of the food clothing and toys to be made in person by rep resentatives of the club Names of those sending or bringing their donations direct to the GlobeGazette office will be used unless there is a specific re quest to use their initials or The address is Christmas Cheer GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa EXTORTION NOTE WRITER IS HELD Colesburg Farmer Admits HeWrote Two Letters to Rich Woman MANCHESTER ties announced here Thursday that John H Sherbring 48 year old Colesburg has confessed to writing two extortion letters to Miss Vinnie Lovett 57 reputedly wealthy Colesburg woman after his capture Wednesday night He is being held in the Dela ware county jail here on afederal charge of using the mails to ex tort The letters it was said were written in longhand with an in delible pencil and were signed The Black Each authorities said demanded he second of which said that un ess the demands were the woman would be and would not see Colesburg Authorities charged Scherbring said he wrote the notes because has an mortgage on his 80 acre farm he has a wife and our children to support and he other debcs amounting 300 which have been pressing nim Federal state and county offic ers aided in the mans capture in the main street of Colesburg last night after he had rshvbved the dummy pox from a bench in front of the store specified in the two notes which he was alleged to have written ADMIRERS SEND LETTERS TO EXILED KING Applaud Action in Giving Up Throne to Wed Wally ENZESFELD Austria Duke of Windsor suffering again from severe headaches received letters Thursday from fem inine admirers applauding his romantic gesture in giving up the British throne for Wall is Warfield Simpson Eight hundred of the writers also asked the British prince for jobs most of them expressing a preference for secretarial work Reliable sources disclosed the duke suffered Wednesday night from another attack of severe head pains which some said might be connected with his ear affliction Attendants at the castle of Baron Eugene de Rothschild where the former ruler is a guest emphasized however the duke is not really To Continue Golf said he intends to continue his golf games and may go on a hunting trip The presence of the abdicated monarch brought a new bustle of excitement to this little Austrian village where spectators thronged in the hope of getting a glimpse of the man who renounced a throne for love An innkeeper whose best busi ness day formerly had brought into his till grossed Wed nesday The dukes dog Slippers re wallowing Kerosene Fatal to Baby Girl SIOUX CITY M Stevens 19 months old daughter of Mr and Mrs William Stevens died at a hospital here after swal lowing kerosene The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday snow probable in south portion some what warmer Friday In north west and north central portions Mostly cloudy iiid unsettled Thursday night and Friday risingtemperature except Thursday nipht along the Iowa boundary IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 2 Minimum in Night 20 At g A Thursday 22 ceived a companion when a Vien na woman presented the prince rith a gray terrier He also was offered chances to buy 220 castles most of them be longing to impoverished nobles Sits Up Late Edward sat up late Wednesday night listening to a British radio broadcast over his high power re ceiving set with its special anten na In golf and an evening game of ninepins the former monarch dis played much of his old time gaiety said those who had access to the castle of Baron Rothschild The Baroness Rothschild it was learned Wednesday evening won Edward over to her suggestion that he make a Christmas shop ping tour in Vienna and perhaps even visit some of the night clubs in which he and Wallis Warfieid Simpson spent so many carefree hours during previous visits It Austria Created iy Doubts Persons who come and go from the castle said Thursday his ap parent mental depression of the first few days of his self imposed exile was created by doubts asto whether his best coursewas to meet Mrs Simpsonor remain away from her until after her di vorce from ErnestA Simpson be comes final April 2 Now these persons said what ever doubts were bothering hjm seem to have been dispelled and I lie has returned to some of his old j lime jollity LOOK INSIDE FOR S J SAMSON Pilot of Missing Plane Snow May Have Wiped Out Traces of Plane ON PAGE 2 Trojans Play at Home m WeekEnd Court Go ON PAGE 15 St Ansgar Man Held for Murder Attempt ON PAGE 2 2 Injured at Kanawha as Cars Meet Headon ON PAGE 16 NANKING HOPES GEN CHIANG TO GAIN FREEDOM Marshal Chang Sends Proof That Warlord Has Not Been Executed CHINESE AT A GLANCE By The Associated Press Mar shal Chang through the Ameri can adviser James Elder opens negotiations with central gov ernment for settlement of civil war and release of Generalissi mo Chiang KaiShek troops continue sporadic clashes around Sianfu Shensi capital where General Chiang is re ported held prisoner FRESH HOPE IS SEEN FOR CIVIL WARS END NANKING China king officials seized fresh hope Thursday for an end Cninas civil war and release of General issimo Chiang KaiShek after conferences with rebellious Mar shal Chang HsuehLiangs Ameri can adviser James Elder At the same time a spokesman declared messenger was bring ing an autographed letter from the imprisoned military overlord which would dispel doubts as to the generals He also cited a telegram pur portedly from W H Donald Chiangs Australian born adviser saying he had returned to Sian fu and was remaining in the same room with the EDITH MAXWELL GETS 20 YEARS Former School Teacher Is Convicted Again for Killing Father WISE jury Thursday Maxwell 22 year old former A Wise county convicted Edith school teacher of second murder degree in the Edith Maxwell death of her tather T r i g g Maxwell and fixed her pun ishment at 20 years The jury was out an hour and 20 minutes Miss Max well who stood to hear the jurys verdict burst into sobs and buried her head on the shoulder of her brother Earl Maxwell Her punishment was the maxi mum permissable for second de gree murder under vhginia stat utes Her first conviction brought a 25 year sentence for first degree murder which was set aside by the stale supreme court Knocks Out Christmas The jurors who Wednesday speed continued predicting it would raise But actual contributions fell short of this1 mark and totaled only the treasurer reported The party directors trijn nved their budget and say ings of but were still unable to stay within the cam Iowa Unemployment Insurance Law in Making said was per cent more than paign income the party war chest for the 1928 The total number of cohtribu campaign tions was Goodspeed More Optimistic Estimate I added This compares with Later the committee gave a 287 in the 1932 campaign and more optimistic estimate in Members of theunemployment insurance subcommittee of the Iowa social security Interim group labored Thursday nver a proposed measure to be offered to the Iowa legislature which convenes In specialsesrion next Monday of the committee pictured above at work are left to vtjht E P Chaser Atlantic newspaper publisher State Senator GarrlH Roelofl Sioux Center secretary of the state social security troop Gerard Nollen Des Molnes representing Insurance Irteretts Ed Kttnball Des Molnes secretary of the Iowa Manufacturers association J C Lewis Des Molnes president of the Iowa State Federation of Labor Bay Murphy Ida Grove Iowa insurance comniis tfoner Rabbi Eurene Mannnelmer DCS Molnes Father Llrutti Grander Louis Schneider lies Molnes attorney J D Seaman Des Moines deputy state labor commissioner Iowa Daily Press1 Tnotii STORY ONTAGE 2 heard final arguments of attorneys and instructions of Judge Ezra T Carter began their deliberations at a m Later Miss Maxwell regained her composure enough to say bit terly This sure knocks out my Her 13 year old Katbryn the only one of the fam ily to testify to events in the Pound home the night Trigg Max well died stood behind her with other members of the family The child wept softlv Bail Set at Judge Ezra T Carter fixed bail ac for the release of the girl pending arguments on the defense plea to set aside the ver dict He said they would be heard not later than March 1 The court continued until the March term the case against Mrs Ann mother of Edith in dicted jointly with her for slaying of Trigg Maxwell During the argument over bail Edith stood with her lawyers be fore the bench and dabbed at her eyes with chief a crumpled handker Farmer Hants Himself FAYETTE WClem Moran 50 farmernear Wadena took his own life by hanging Wednesday Despondency over financial tobu bles and ill health was to be the reason Moran leaves a wi dow and two daughters Unconfirmed rumors which circulated in Shanghai said Mar shal Chang had fled Sianfu by plane arriving in Taiyuanfu cap ital of Shansi province and ap proximately 350 miles northeast of Sianfu Some reports asserted Chang might be attempting to leave the country presumably through Peiping or Tientsin Taiyuanfu is approximately half the distance between Sianfu and Tientsin Elder who arrived in the cap ital early Thursday was closeted with government officials for the greater part of the day attempting to work out a satisfactory solution for the crisis Movements Controlled His movements were strictly controlled by Nanking authorities Guards were posted around the entrances of the private residence and no outsiders permitted to talk with him The control Yuan council ap proved a motion condemning Marshal Chang to public execu tion as a result of the military re bellion in which the generalissimo was seized last Friday He Chang has shaken the nation to its the Yuan declared in a statement So enormous is his crime it cannot be expiated should he die ten thousand Loyal forces organized into an expedition to suppress the Shensi province rebellion were reported engaged in intermittent clashes with Marshal Changs soldiers in the mountain passes which form the gateway from eastern China into the interior province situat ed in the great plain Lieutenant Is Released The nations highest authorities announced the rebellious marshal had released General Chiang TingWen trusted lieutenant and fellow captive of the dictator to convey a personal message to Minister of War Ho YingCilm commanding the punitive expedi tion against Sian At the same time the foreign office reiterated the generalissimo remains safe and T T Li di rector of intelligence announced Chang HsuehLiang broadcast a statement that protection had been afforded the It was believed the rebellious Marshal Chang who seized Chinas dictator and 20 other dignitaries in a sudden coup detat last week at Sian had outlined his terms for settlement of the mutiny in his message to the minister of war Flies to Elder flew to Nanking from Sian mountainous stronghold of the mutiny in remote Shensi prov idence Following the conference be tween and Nanking officials a government spokesman said One thing is certain It would be beneath tte dignity of the gov ernment to negotiate with Marshal Chang whom we consider a bandit Nanking might be prepared to offer Chang assurances lor his ;