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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1936, Mason City, Iowa S MEW a a ff 8F I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLH F1VK CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASKD WIRE SEKVJCE MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 3 1936 NO 229 Reviewing Conventions Democrats Dragged Their Show Out Too Long CHAKLES P STEWART ASHINGTON In ret rospect The republican convention began rather glumly but ended in tol erably good spir its The democrat ic convent ion opened up with a wild burst of en thusiasm and ad journed some what bored and weary President Roosevelts a c ceptance speech served to put a deal of life back into the demo cratic situation but the convention itself frazzled out whereas the G O P gathering worked up to a cli max The democrats spread their show out too long that is the truth of the matter All hands grew tired of it If there had been any excuse for nearly a week of proceedings it would have been all right but there wasnt The Philadelphia convention man agement also made a mistake in its handling of the attempted Al Smith demonstration on the third night of the affair Looks Slightly Queer If Al had a few partisans in the convention hall why after all had not they a right to holler for him They would have been poohhoohed a deal more tellingly than to be giv BLAZING SUN PARCHES DAKOTAS en the bums rush off from the premises Considering that the formerly Happy Warrior was regarded as a suitable democratic candidate for president in 1928 it looked slightly queer to see part of a gallery full of folk booted out of a democratic convention for yelling for him It was much as it would have been if the Lflndonites had given the impressb T that they were aft lid of fort President Hoover when he appl edin Cleveland Taken Seriously That is to sa should have the Rooseveltians cheers in memo his name was would have pulled three rousing n for Al when itioned That stinger Reviews Work of CCC in Developing Huge Tract in Virginia BIG MEADOWS Va scribing the Shenandoah national Instead they maae what need not have amounted to much into a nasty incident To be sure their version is that republican hoodlums started the rumpus It may be so but they cannot prove it Anyway it ought to have been laughed off not magnified into a riot in the convention hall This Al Smith episode is one of many hints that democratic public ity is deteriorating Republicans Improve Or possibly it isnt so much dem ocratic as republican improvement which makes demo cratic mistakes more noticeable Democratic Chairman James A Farley has made a number of them lately Republican Chairman John D M Hamilton has the news judg ment to take advantage of which his predecessor Henry D Fletcher did not Democratic management could af ford to make a few publicity mis takes in Chairman Fletchers day he did not recognize them It cannot sfford to do any blundering in op opsition to Chairman Hamilton he Js a live publicity wire Even had he cut himself shaving and had to wear a piece of stocking plaster on his chin at the Cleveland convention he publicized it favorably Odds Are Briefly following the conventions The odds remain proRoosevelt but not as pro as they were pre viously Six weeks ago I should have thought 2tol a fair ratio Now they tell me that professional bet ting ig 8to5 which seems reason able Some say that the gamble will be even before November I doubt it But it will be more mortifying to Roosevelt if beaten than to Lan don To Landon beaten it will be a case of hard luck only To Roosevelt it will Tried and found wanting Upton Sinclair All Through in Politics PASADENA Cal com plete and final retirement from politics was announced Friday by Upton Sinclair who as democratic nominee for governor of California in 1934 sponsored a productionfor park as part of a program of the joint husbandry of our human re sources and our national resources President Roosevelt Friday dedi cated the 180000 acre tract amid the peaks of the Blue Ridge From a stand in a natural amphi theater 3500 feet above sea level the chief executive reviewed the work of the civilian conservation corps in developing the huge tract and declared In bygone years we have seen the terrible tragedy of our tragedy of waste Waste of our peo ple waste of our land It was neither the will nor the destiny of our nation that this waste of humar and material resources should con tinue That was the compelling rea son that led us to put our idle peo ple to the task of ending the waste of our land Will Need Others Asserting the involuntary idle ness of thousands of young me ended three years ago when the came here to the camps the cbie executive declared country will need man otter young men as they come t manhood for work like other Shenandoahs Is it a I perhaps b accused of an exaggerated passio for planning if I paint you a pic ture You who are here know of th great usefulness to humanity whic this skyline drive achieves from nov on of the greater usefulness whic its extension south through Virgin and North Carolina to the bi smoky National park will achieve In almost every other part o the country there is a similar necf for recreational areas for parkway which will give to men and womei of moderate means the opportunity the invigoration and the luxury o touring and camping amid scenes o great natural beauty Refers to Hoover From Secretary Ickes came ar expression of hope that federa mony would be providd for estab lishing national parks in the eas1 comparable to those in the west After a friendly reference to former President Herbert Hoover for adding his Rapidan camp to the Shenandoah park acreage Ickes re called that the federal policy of re quiring donations of almost all the land for new national parks made it especially difficult to establish them in the east I can see the danger of a policy of appropriating money for the purchase of lands he said Once the government began to do this there would be enormous pressure from every state in the union foi the establishment of at least one park We want no pork barrel recre ation policy no national parks that are logrolled through the halls of congress Yet we require more parks if we are wisely to anticipate future needs and surely there is enough statesmanship in the coun try to set up safeguards against reckless or improvement expendi tures Ought to Be More Certainly there ought to be more national parks east of the Parents of Poison Victims President Dedicates Shenandoah National Park CALLST PART OF PROGRAM TO SAVERESOURCES Mr and Mrs Emmett Stepro whose five children are victims of mysterious poisoning at Evansville Ind One child is dead and four are confined in hospital dangerously ill An investigation is being con ducted by authorities into the cause of the poisoning use program He said he was completing a novel in which President Roosevelt appears as a character Oldest Member 96 WASHINGTON Iowa Harvey of Washington 96 was the oldest member attending the meet in of the Quarter Century club held at the Washington county cen tennial here Mississippi river Here are areas of the greatest congestion here live millions of citizens who particularly would be benefitted by the oppor tunities that our parks furnish But here by same token the great est difficulties to the establishment of parks present themselves Practically all of the land is in private ownership the extinguish ment of which would be expensive and many sections which 50 or 100 years ago would have qualified for designation as national parks as the result of private exploitation can no longer claim that rating Out of the only federal fund for park acquisition a 5790300 PWA allotmentIckes said the building of the parkway connecting Shenan doah and Great Smoky mountains parks had been begun After the addresses Mr Roose velt planned to go on to Charlottes vine where he will spend the night in a former slaves house which is now a part of the Farm ington Country club Home of Jefferson He will proceed Saturday along a winding road past Patrick Hen rys early home to Monticello the Siamese Twin Dies 30 Hours After Her Sister TO GIVE SELF UP Night Club Hostess Sough m Slaying Wants to See Husband First CHICAGO Ruth Freed comely 35 year old night clu hostess sought in the slaying o Audrey Vallette 31 year old plat inura blond is willing to give her self up after she has talked to he husband the Daily Times said Fri day in a copyrighted story Her husband is Edward Freed part owner of The Nut House a jay spot in the near north sid night life district He also is being sought for questioning in the slay ng of Miss Vallette who was fount shot in the chest after being visited by a woman Everyone Knew Her Asked if she knew Miss Vallette or Annabelle Blake as the victim vas known Mrs Freed was quote as replying Sure Sure I knew her every one knew her around the north The Times said its reporter found Mrs Freed in a south side tavern Oh I dont want to talk about until after I talk to m husbandEddie Mrs Freed was to have cried Her eyes were escribed as red rimmed and blood hot with her hands shaking Picture Pointed Out A picture of Mrs Freed has been lointed out to the police a9 that f the woman who went to Miss hotel Thursday and after ooking at some apartments asked jermission to visit Miss Vallette ater hotel attaches reported seeing tie woman running down seven lights of stairs and driving away n an auto Mrs Freed wept hysterically as he sat at a table in the tavern sip ing black coffee which slopped ver the edge of her cup on to her rembling hand the Times said Woman 75 Hurt in Fall Down Steps Dies FLORIS in a fall own the basement steps of her ome Mrs Roas Davis 75 died at Ye home of a daughter here ome of Thomas Jefferson where e will deliver his Independence day ddress At Richmond the president will oprd the yacht Potomac for a ruise down the James river to amestown Sunday he will inspect burying ground and battlefield nd will attend services at the old uxton church a worshiping place the Washington1 the Pages and he Lees Again boarding the po omac he will return to Washing on Monday n t o Sepofcat e Joined Skulls Had Been Planned MEDFORD Mass baby girl Siamese twin who lived nearly 30 hours attached to the body of her dead sister died Friday rooming Dr John B Vernaglia 31 year old physician who had been preparing for a delicate and difficult operation to separate the joined skulls of the twins had announced earlier that the five pound girl was losing strength The twins were born Wednesday night to Mrs Diego Fiorenzo al ready the mother of two normal children The larger of the Siamese twins weighing seven pounds died a few hours after birth Backs of Heads Joined The backs of their heads were joined by a three and a half inch bony growth and Dr Vernaglia said he was uncertain whether or not their brain tissue was connected Dr Vernaglia said he had no suc cessful precedent to guide him in this particular type of operation He said he placed the surviving twin on a formula to build up her strength meanwhile he studied the demarcation between the tissues of the two children Large obstacles to success loomed in his path the young doctor the possibilities of meningitis anc lierniation the live brain organism pressing against the difficulty of fitting the scalp over the wound and shaping the head Gradual Weakening Dr Vernaglia said death w caused by gradual weakening and nability to assimilate nourishment given Thursday Even had it been possible to oper ate successfully he said there was only one chance in a thousand that he baby would have lived He said he would have performed the operation if there had appeared any likelihood the baby would have survived it or if the body of the arger twin had not been maintained state of good preservation The doctor said the body of the win had remained in good condi tion and he had done everything rossible to strengthen the smaller iving child GLOBEGAZETTE HAS PERMIT FOR RADIO STATION Application Approved by U S Communications Commission By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT federal communications commission late Thursday decided to grant the ap plication of the Mason City Globe Gazette for a permit to construct a broadcasting station in Mason City on 1210 kilocycles with 100 watts power While no statement of facts or grounds of decision are available yet the commission sustained the report of Examiner M H Dahl berg He found that the Northern Iowa Broadcasting company and the Mason City Broadcast company two of the other applicants were legally and financially qualified to construct and operate a station and that the Northern Iowa Broadcast ing company was qualified to give good local service but that the GlobeGazette was better qualified than either of the others On thi point Dahlberg said Held Best Qualified The Mason City GlobeGazette company by reason of many years and constant association thepersonal agricultural in dustrial and commercial interests of the individuals in this area and above all by reason of its estab lished local news gathering facili ties is best qualified to supply a wide scope of public service and usefulness to its local The order is effective Aug 1 Three Slam and Five Wounded in Madrid MADRID men met death and five were wounded early riday by submachine gun fire in he Cafe Roig a fascist gathering ilacc Two of those who died were stu lents They were shot without rarning by a group of unidentified nen Another patron of the cafe ied of heart disease Jcssup Will Speak IOWA CITY Walter A cssup former University of Iowa resident and head of the Carnegie oumiation for the advancement of caching will deliver the summer convocation address here July 16 Granting of a construction per mit to the GlobeGazette to erect a radio station brings to a climax a spirited contest for radio facilities in Mason City Applications were filed last fall by the GlobeGazette the Northern Iowa Broadcast company of which the moving spirits were Hanford MacNider of Mason City and Gene Dyer well known radio operator at Chicago and the Mason City Broad casting company a trade name rep resenting the DeanAbelesFinkel stein group which had sought sim ilar stations in a number of midwest cities Previous to the filing of these three applications there was on file the petition of C E Wilkinson lo cal radio shop proprietor This ap plication was then withdrawn and later filed in the name of the Wil kinson Broadcasting company Inc Hearings in January Hearings on the three first ap plications were held Jan 23 and 24 before Examiner Melvin H Dahl berg with the federal communica tions commission at Washing ton D C On April 3 Dahlberg filed his re LOOK INSIDE FRED PERRY Perry Wins AllEnglish Tennis Meet Third Time ON PAGE S Two North lowans Are Victims of Accidents ON PAGE 3 Palestine Ethiopia Brothers Under Skin ON PAGE 2 Legion Post Supports State Park Proposal ON PAGE 12 Commits Suicide in League Assembly Hall ON PAGE 2 LOVE TKEFT SUIT BROUGHT TO END Case for Against Helen Hayes Halted by Agreement CHICAGO Circuit Judge port declaring that Mason City needed radio facilities and recom mending that the application of the GlobeGazette for a license to op erate such a station be granted All three of the other applicants filed exceptions to the report and asked for an oral hearing before the broadcast division of the federal communications commission This hearing was held on June 11 at which time attorneys for the Mason Broadcasting company the Northern Iowa Broadcasting com pany and tile GlobeGazette ap peared and presented arguments For and against the examiners re port Act as Attorneys Walter J La Buy Friday entered an order ending by agreement the 5100000 heart balm suit of Carol Frink against Helen Hayes the actress Miss Frink dramatic critic of a Chicago newspaper charged Miss Hayes with stealing the love of her former husband Charles MacAr thur who is now the husband of the actress The sudden end lo the spectacular trial which opened Wednesday be fore spectators who crowded the court room to capacity to hear the actress love life bared in public came at p m when the judge accepted an offer by Miss Frinks attorney of a nonsuit by agreement with attorneys for Miss Hayes At the close of the hearing the commission took the matter under advisement and Thursday night handed down its decision granting a permit to the GlobeGazette ef fective Aug 1 Plans for the construction of the radio station will go forward as rapidly as possible At the original hearing John A Senneff Jr orney for the ra E Robinson acted as at GlobeGazetle former com munications commissioner and Ben S Fisher both of Washington D C represented the Northern Iowa Sroadcasting company James H Hanlcy a former commissioner and Emmons L Abeles Minneap ilis the Mason City Broadcasting and Stanley T Comfort Mason City appeared for the Wil dnson company as intervcnor TheW either FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night ami Saluniay except scat tered thimdcrshouers in north past portion Friday afternoon or Friday night warmer in extreme northeast cooler extreme north west Friday night warmer in northeast Saturday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy and unsettled Friday night and Saturday local thuiidcrshowers in southeast Friday afternoon or night warmer in west and south Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at S oclock Friday morning Thursday 92 Minimum in W At 8 A M Friday 74 Rainfall 03 The principal purpose served by he sprinkle which visited Mason City early Friday morning was to provide proof that the formula for rain lias not been thrown Hope for the niuchneodrrl rnoistme has been raised Jobbers Pay Clarion Call Flynn Speaks 300 attended a banquet here Thursday night giv en by Mason City manufacturers and distributors for their Wright and Humboldt county customers and friends who entered zestfully into the program of friendliness and good will A concert by the Mason City municipal band in the park concluded the evenings events Cooperation must be the watch word of business declared Dr Clar ence E Flynn o the First M E church Mason City in a brief talk at the banquet which was served in the basement of the Presbyterian church Dr Flynn stressed the im portance of good fellowship and friendliness between manufacturers and their customers The world Dr Flynu continued has shrunk It has become a small place for men and nations All must learn to live together Towns too can live together well for their mu tual benefit and happiness Banquet Toastmastor At the banquet at which W Earl Hall managing editor of the Mason City GlobeGazette toastmas tor the large crowd participated with a fine spirit in the informal at mosphere of the good will gathering Community singing was led by Earl Godfrey with Ralph Geer and Les ter Milligan playing the accompani ment on the piano J H Ramsey representing the Clarion Commercial club gave welcome to the visitors from Wright and Humboldt counties and the Ma son City delegation A musical feat ure on the banquet program was a cornet solo Stars in the Velvety Sky by Clark played by Bob Bag ley member of the Mason City band Mason Cityans who were hosts were introduced and the guest were introduced by towns Much ap plause was given the various num bers on the program Invocation Offered Invocation was offered by the Rev Charles Mann pastor of the Clarion First Presbyterian church At the conclusion of the meeting a hearty vote of thanks was given to the Clarion Commercial club and its secretary H E Allen made the local arrangements the Presbyterian women who served the dinner Several specialties were included in the concert given in the park by the municipal band directed by c F Weaver A large crowd heard and applauded the numbers Craig McHenry cornetist played solo Southern Cross by Her bert and Walter Beeler baritone player presented a solo Jose phine by Kryl Triplets of the Finest a cornet trio by Henne was offered by Mr McHenry Bob Baglcy and Charles Starr Zampa overture by Herold At antis Suite by Safranck and Spanish Dances by Moszkowslty vere also on the program which in cluded a number of snappy marches Mason City manufacturers and distributors who were hosts were the Champlin Refining company Crane company Jacob E Decker and Sons First National bank Ha german Sales company Klipto Loose Leaf company Marshall and Swift cleaners Mason City Baking company Mason City Brick and Tile company Mason City GlobeGazette Nich ols Wire Sheet and Hardware com pany Northwestern Bell Telephone company Northwestern Distribut ing company Northwestern States Portland cement company Pfaff Baking company Petersen Roofing and Supply company SiegMason City company Standard Oil com pany United Home Bank and Trust company and Western Grocer com pany W A Storer accompanied the local band on the trip and assisted in the transportation of the heavv instruments Plans arc now being made for the third good will trip to be made this summer by Mason City manu facturers and distributors This will be to Rockford the latter part of July who OTHER PARTS OF DRY SECTOR GET RELIEF IN RAINS Wallace Says Purchases of Cattle Need Not Be Extensive DROUGHT AT A GLANCE of Agri culture Wallace authorized gov ernment purchase of up to 1000 000 cattle to remove them from burned out ranges of North cen tral states ST progress administrators of Minnesota Montana Wyoming and the Da kotas completed work relief plans for 50000 needy farmers Rain forecast for upper Mississippi valley WASHINGTON Com plcte drought assistance program shaped as resettlement adminis tration estimated 100000 farm families in the northwest would need aid in southern slates provide relief SAN coal ing 23 lives strip hundreds of thousands of acres of corn and cotlon Cat Wins Fight With Squid Far From Ocean KANKAKEE 111 c o 11 y Waldon went to the rescue of his cat when he saw the animal bat tling with what appeared to be a snake at the edge of a creek Kut it wasnt a was a squid a small salt waterdwelling member of the octopus family fully 1000 miles from the nearest ocean The cat won the figM and Waldon salvaged the tentncled travelers rn mnins to prove he wasnt seeing things 104 DEGREES IN PIERRE AND MOBRIDGE S DAK CHICAGO drought stricken sections of North and South Dakota parched under a blazing sun Friday missed by showers which brought slight re lief to other parts of the country Bismarck N Dak fesda perature of 96 while Pierre and Mobridge S Dak sweltered at 104 Rain brought relief however in the southern part of Minnesota Weather bureau experts scanned the skies and predicted similar con ditions Saturday in these areas Scattered showers were expected in the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes regions At DCS Moines Henry Wallace secretary of agriculture said he did not believe extensive purchases of cattle in the drought ridden areas would be necessary unless the situation gets more serious than it is Thursday he authorized federal purchase and processing of up to 1000000 cattle in the dis tressed areas since the situation he said was such as to be bad enough for us to prepare to meet it Wheat prices after a boom Thursday were steady to a cent lower Friday Estimates of yield were revised upward traders feel ing that the damage thus far was not as great as had been expected Damage has been estimated at as high as 5250000000 Donated o Relief At Washington officials indicated would be used in remov from burned out ranges in a joint undertakingby the AAA and the federal surplus commodities corporation The meat products will be donated to state relief agencies for distribution It was indicated ex tensive buying would not be neces sary if drenching rains occur n the next fortnight Works progress administrators in Minnesota the Dakotas Montana and Wyoming completed plans for construction to farmtomarket roads and water conserving dams They hoped to put the first contin gent of an army of 50000 cropless farmers to work in several days In the national capital President Roosevelts special drought commit tee shaped a general assistance program Reports to the resettle ment administration indicated 100 000 farm families would need aid Worst in History Southern crop damage was ral culated at 5150000000 although general rains in Tennessee Arkan sas and the middle and west gulf states provided a respite yesterday Chicago statisticians figured 5100 000000 losses in the midwest They asserted Canadas bill possibly might reach Agricultural observers in the Da kotas and Montana termed the vis itation the worst in the history of their states Yields far short of nor mal were envisioned in the affected regions of Minnesota and Wyoming Officials in the Black Hills area of South Dakota decided to abandon their wasted fields to grasshoppers They returned a consignment of poison bran shipped in to eradicate the posts In Texas hundreds of nf acres were stripped nf cotton md i corn by floods that cost 1 lives ;