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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 25 1936 PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 249 Spain in for Long Siege Country Called One of Queerest by Stewart By CHARLES P STEWART WASHINGTON of Washington offi cialdom as un derstands Spain at all is of the opinion that the peninsula is in for a long period of disorder which mav even tempt foreign interfer ence Spain is one of the queerest countries in the world It is an old saying that Eur ope stops at th pyrennes To the southward is This does not altogether tell tie story however is calculable Spain is cal culable as Europe or Africa either ore There is the old Spain satur ated with Moorish influence the new Spain which is somewhat Nor dic and the original Spain dating aack to preRoman days These civilizations never have mixed Even Uieir languages never have mixed Moorish Admixture The central provinces speak Spanish with a Moorish admixture The Portuguese by the way assert Lhat theirs is the only pure Span ish 02 the peninsula Northwestern Spain speaks Basque The eastern provinces speak Catalan They pro fess no to understand one another though they do They are hostile to one another anyway The land has been ruined by bad cultivation just as the dust bowls have been ruined in the United States Such land as remained worth while was gobbled by the Grandees the monarchy Ordinary far mers were left to scratch at the surface of a virtual desert Urban Tabor of course suffered from ag ricultures prostration It is a deli cate point to touch on but the ciurcis heavy exactions kept the nation down and long ago Spain was deprived of its best commercial and financial class by the expulsion the Jews Lost Best In generations long gone by it lost its best blood by entrance into a celibate priesthood or by emiga to the Americas now jost to it It is decadent and peculiar After the evaporation of its co lonial greatness it has tried to maintain a semblance of it at oiis expense to the home folk Ob viously the economic situation has gravitated to the impossible As might be expected Spanish sedi ment has trended to the leftward cut not to the communistic Ths Spanish leftwardist is an an archist He wants no government nor regimentation which his recent governments have been endeavor ing to give him Split in Left There Is a split then between the individualists and the communists The rightists are trying to take advantage of the split Foreign interference in Spain however is hazardous As guerilla fighters the Spaniards have a reputation They beat Na poleon and they beat the Garlics ir the day of Salmeron Spain is somewhat lucky in being off from the beaten track of em pire but it also is recognized as be ing equal to settle its internal dis orders within heaven knows RHODES LEADS ON FIRST BALLOT Loyalist Artillery Sprays Rebels Near Madrid LINDBERGH SIGNS FIRST AUTOGRAPH Gives One to Ernst Udet German War Ace Who Asks Favor BERLIN Charles A Lindbergh signed the first auto eraph he has given during his Ger man visit for Col Ernst Udet the famous German war ace who asked the favor as a As Lindbergh sat in the semi darkness under the ancient trees at the Foreigners club on Lake Wannssee where he and Mrs Lind bergh were guests of honor some one slipped up and asked for his autograph The American flyer was about to shake off the intruder when he recognized the smiling face of the man who brought down 22 Allied during the war Other guests who tried to seize the moment to get autographs were firmly turned down Herring to Reply to Landon DES MOINES Clyde L Herring accepted an invitation to be one of six democratic governors to repiy to Gov Alf M Landons ac ceptance speech next Tuesday over a radio hookup in New York BISHOP DEFENDS COM SAYS CAUSE SINCERE Denies Visit to Vatican Has Anything to Do With Matter NAPLES Michael Gallagher of Detroit arriving here Saturday denied absolutely his visit to the Vatican had anything to do with the activities of Father Charles E Coughlin radio priest who re cently verbally attacked Presides Roosevelt The Vatican never intervened in the Coughlin said Bishop Gallagher It couldnt intervene inasmuch as the head of all priests in the diocese of also the superior of Father mvself must be therefore for myselt to make observations about Father Coughlin not the Speaks for People If the pope should ask him about Father Coughlin Bishop Gallagher said I wUl say Father Coughlm speaks for the people not for the William Lemke party He said some very just things and very acute things and because of his priestly mission is exactly that he is occupying himself with the needs of the people I absolutely cannot speak con trary to Father Bishop Gallagher declared the Detroit priest was in accord with the Roosevelt government at first because President Roosevelt prom ised above all a realization of some provisions regarding monetary af fairs and the well being of the peo ple Changed His Policies Instead Roosevelt changed his policies not keeping faith with his promises Therefore Father Cough lin now is against the The bishop standing on the deck of the Italian liner Rex overlook ing Naples harbor continued In regard to American public opinion those who have studied the social and economic problems deep ly are with Father Coughlin Others are those who look upon the problems of life very superfi cially They criticize the words ot Fatner Coughlin who has many enemies above all because he tries to suffocate private speculation in order to put all under the control of the states for the benefit of the people and because private indus tary brings wealth to a few and misery to many while control by the state guarantees the well being of the Religion Via Eadio With reference to the priests use of papal encyclicals Bishop Gal lagher said Father Coughlin car ries on religious action through the radio explaining the principles of the encyclical of Pope Leo XIII called rerum The principles of this encyclical should induce the governors to occupy themselves withthe well being of the people This is why I cannot be against Father Coughlin The propaganda which he makes most efficacious cannot but give good Bishop Gallagher said he would spend a month in Italy I came to Italy absolutely for a he said but above all because it gives me an opportunity to visit the pope upon the occasion of his celebration of his eightieth year of I did not wish to miss this trip to Italy also because in my diocese of Detroit there is a very large group of Not in Politics The bishop then said most em phatically 1 have always sought during my life not to engage in politics this I will continue to do Even less do I intend to occupy myself with politics on this To Italian correspondents the bishop remarked nodding toward a flotilla of submarines There are what made John Bull He told the correspondents he had been heartily with Italy in the ItaloEthiopian war strongly op posed to the imposition of an Amer ican petroleum embargo and cele brated a Te Deum in Detroit when Italians entered Addis Ababa Bishop Gallagher left late in the afternoon for Rome COUGHIJN PLEASED AT BISHOPS STATEMENT BUFFALO N Rev Charles E Coughlin expressed sat isfaction Saturday with the state Lightning Kills Cattle on Bloomfield Farm Lijrhtninr killed four head of cattle on the farm of E F Bloomfield just east of the Taylor bridge in Friday Hints storm Mr Bloomfield is shown above looking at the dead animals who were the victims of a bolt of lightning that splintered the upper part of the huge cottonwood tree the base of which is shown in the picture Lock Photo Kayenay CHICAGO TO SEE BIG P SHOW Knox Notification Program to Be Best in Says McCormick CHICAGO the notifica tion of Col Frank Knox republican vice presidential nominee Chairman Chauncey McCormick of the ar rangements committee announced plans Saturday to stage the best political show Chicago Jias seen in Colonel Knox will make his form al speech of acceptance next Thurs day night at the Chicago stadium officially taking his place beside his running mate Gov Alf M Lan don of Kansas The theme of the Chicago cere monies will be Americanism Con stitutionalism and the Mc Cormick said Republicans Request Gov Herring to Send to Aid Campaign DES MOINES Clyde L Herring chuckled as he scanned the circular which read The republican national commit tee asks your cooperation in mak ing the campaign to sell participation certificates a great demonstration of our people to pre serve the constitution of the United The letter in which it came was addressed to C L Herring 180 ThirtySeventh street Des Moines Thats my address all the governor grinned Somebody must have sold them a mailing The letter from the national re publican headquarters to the Iowa democratic nominee for United States senator closed its appeal with Please send in the inclosed return Disabled Vets Name lowan MILWAUKEE e r n a r d Brown of Sioux City Iowa was elected judge advocate general of the Disabled Veterans of the World war at its convention here ment of Bishop Michael Gallagher of Detroit who said in Naples 1 absolutely cannot speak contrary to Father Father Coughlin in a press con ference corroborated Bishop Gal laghers assertion that the bishops trip to Vatican City had nothing to do with the radio priests activi ties Bishop Gallagher is taking his usual vacation in he said The bishops he added had absolutely no connection with my differences with President Bishop Gallagher is Father Coughlins immediate superior in the qatholic church I am very happy that Bishop Gallagher should take the view point he Father Coughlin said Dismissing the clerical subject Father Coughlin who came here to make a speech turned to politics He predicted that a split in the elec toral vote would throw the election of president and vice president this fall into the lap of congress He also predicted the defeat of Gov Herbert H Lehman of JJew York by the new union party Shower Aids Pastures and Corn in Area A3 of Inch Heaviest Fall in Mason City Since June 1 A rain shower brought relief to corn and pastures in the immediate Mason City territory Friday eve ning which was the largest in this community since June 1 totaled 43 of an inch in Mason City and 53of an inch at the plant of the American Crystal Sugar company Lightning killed four head of cat tle on the farm of E F Bloomfield near the Taylor bridge east of Ma son City about midnight The ani mals three cows and a one year old steer were in a pasture a few rods west of the house under a large cottonwood tree The treewas badly splintered Was First Real Relief The shower which started at oclock and lasted until after mid night was the first sizable moisture relief in Mason City and surround ing territory following several weeks of record breaking hot weather and drought A few small showers fell a week ago when the heat wave broke and a series of storms spread over North Iowa culminating in disastrous hail and tornadoes this week While sizable showers have fallen in scattered communities over this section of the state the past week Friday nights rain was Mason Citys first real relief from drought The rain farmers help revive corn which had suffered de teriorationfrom dry and hot weath er and also help bring back pas tures Start Planting Agajn Some Mason City gardeners en couraged by the starteaplant ing late vegetable seeds No rain was reported at Forest City although heavy showers fell 3 or 4 miles south the town In Forest City struck the Andrew Clausen home and damaged it shattering doors and fire started and no one was injured Traces of rain were reported at Northwood and Hampton Osage which had inches of rain Wednesday night reported no rain Friday night and no wind Heavy showers at Nora Springs and Plymouth Friday night were re ported Clear Lake had a light shower Very little rain fell at Emery Woman Injured When Car Hits Light Pole CEDAR RAPIDS G L Keidle of Marshall town suffered cuts bruises and back injury early Saturday when the car in which she was riding with her husband skidded on streetcar tracks at the west edge of Cedar Rapids swerved into a light pole and overturned She was taken to a local hospital Return lowan Wanted for Child Desertion SACRAMENTO Frank F Merriam authorized the return of Frank Crofoot held at Santa Ana to Iowa City where he is wanted for child deser tion Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 Who formally notified Alf M Laudon of his nomination for the presidency by the republican party 2 Who apologized for calling President Roosevelt a 3 Who was expelled from the American Olympic team 4 What movie actor was the of a suit filed by one film studio against anoth er 5 What former emperor of what country observed his forty fifth birthday and talked of vis iting the United States 6 Who was nominated by the Iowa democratic convention for the senate seat left vacant by the death of Louis Murphy 7 Who was indorsed for the presidency by the Townsend na tional convention 8 Who is Francisco Franco 9 Who is Claude G Bowers 10 What Mason City man was nominated by Iowa republicans for the state supreme court ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 Fords Permission Is Sought to Drain Abandoned Mill Pond DETROIT sought permission of the Ford Mo tor company Saturday to drain an abandoned mill pond it owns near Pinckney in the belief that it might have been a graveyard for victims pf the Black Legion They also pushed preparations for the first trial to develop from 10 cases involving two slayings flog gings and other acts of terrorism which have been laid at the door of masked and hooded legionnaires FORECAST IOWA Unsettled in west por tion local thundershowers in east portion Saturday afternoon or early Saturday night not so warm in southwest portion Sat urday night Sunday generally fair somewhat warmer in the ex treme east portion MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday ex cept local thundershowers In northwest late Saturday night or Sunday somewhat cooler in north west Sunday afternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period endingat 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 83 Minimum In Night 65 At 8 a m Saturday 72 Precipitation 43 of an inch Friday nights shower was the largest in Mason City since June 1 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather out look for the period July 27 to Aug 1 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Considerable precipitation likely with tempera ture considerably above normal south portion and near or somewhat above normal in north portion most of week PASSES TO CITY ARE IN HANDS OF LEFTIST TROOPS Rebel Forts and Spanish Warships in Straits Match Gunfire SPANISH AX A GLANCE By The Associated Press The government announced rebels controlled 28 of Spains 50 provinces but that leftists were gaining Loyal troops planned a man euver to push back the fascist ad vance on Madrid and smash the remnants of the rebel army Liberals were reported to have captured the strategic mountain pass of Alta Del Leon the main body of rebel troops was reported stationary 85 miles north of Ma drid Nationalist sources in Paris said French communists were planning to send troops to the Spanish governments aid the communists replied that Dictators Mussolini and Hitler were finan cing the insurrection American French and British vessels evacuated more than foreigners other ships stood by to give further aid the American embassy reported there were no casualties among United States citizens at San Sebastian By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ensconced in mountain passes high above Madrid loyalist artil lery Saturday sprayed rebel col umns with shells to throw back columns of insurrectionists deter mined to capture the capital Shell explosions could be seen from Madrid along the lines held by troops 40 miles away passes through the moun tains key paths to the city were held securely by leftist troops The government forces spent the day consolidating their positions on tlie heights A battle raged in the straits of Gibraltar between six Spanish war ships and rebel forts at Ceuta Mo rocco with opposing forces match ing shell for shell Heavy Fog Drifts in Fire from both the shore bat teries and the war fleet appeared to be ineffectual however as a heavy fog drifted in Spasmodic fighting occurred at San Sebastian the Bay of Biscay summer resort and a fascist ma jor named Molles was reported ex ecuted by a leftist firing squad after leading his forces in a losing battle against loyalists who clung to the town tenaciously The American navy department advised that 140 United States citizens remained hemmed in at the Madrid embassy with a limited food supply and that 30 refugees had been rescued at Bilbao by the battle ship Oklahoma Women and Children Those evacuated were mostly wo men and children and included 16 Americans Spanish refugees who had sought haven at Gibraltar were or dered by British authorities to leave their homes by evening Medical authorities feared an epidemic for overcrowding A mysterious note was lent the political phases of the Spanish rev olution by word from Koenigswart Czechoslovakia that the adjutant of former King Alfonso had departed the country at Alofnsos orders on a secret mission Hold 28 Provinces The government expressing con fidence it was getting the rebellion under control announced that the fascists held 28 of Spains 50 prov inces Coupled with the governments optimistic announcement were ad vices from the northern theater of war that the columns of rebels ad vancing on Madrid had come to a full halt Nationalist sources in Paris de clared French communists secretly were raising a detachment pf shock troops to send to the aid of the Spanish government Communists asserted that Pre mier Mussolini of Italy and Reichs fuehrer Hitler of Germany were bearing the cost of the insurrection and were furnishing the rebels with airplanes Honeymoon Is Over LE MARS J A Scliriv ens a bride of a few months sent officers in search of her husband charging he threatened to shoot her LOOK INSIDE HELEN CLEVENGEB Uncle Is Questioned in Slaying of CoEd ON PAGE 2 Eleanor Says Hundred Athletes Broke Rules ON SPORTS PAGE Eastern Tobacco Chief Killed Near Hampton ON STATE PAGE Oldest Resident of Wesley Dies of Heat ON STATE PAGE MORE WEATHER OF SAME SORT Scattered Showers and 100 Degree Highs for State Are Predicted DES MOINES wea ther like weve been thats the weather mans weekend fore cast And since weve been having scat tered showers and maximum tem peratures in the 100 degree zone thats what was in prospect Satur day night and Sunday The showers local thunderstorms were expected in the east section It should be generally fair Sunday the weather man said Temperatures at 7 a Satur day averaged eight degrees above normal with skies clear in the west and cloudy in the east Atlantic and Clarinda reported 105 maximums for the states top temperature Friday Washington measured 82 of an inch of rain Mason City 43 Charles City Marshalltown and Burlington 16 Man Who Bit Officer Accused of Assault With Intent to Maim COUNCIL BLUFFS man R F Edwards of Counci Bluffs filed an information in muni cipal court charging J W James 29 of Council Bluffs with assault with intent to maim Edwards is recovering in a hospital from an In fection resulting from a bite James inflicted when he resisted arrest 32 GIVEN VOTES AS REPUBLICANS CHOOSENOMINEE rarmerLaborites Pick Smith W Brookhart on First Ballot DISTRICT CAUCUS PAGE 3 DES MOINES R Rhodes Newton publisher led on the first ballot for the republican nomination for the United States senate short term in the state con here Saturday Rhodes received 540 votes on the irst ballot to lead the field of 32 candidates before the convention re cessed for lunch at noon He was 55 otes ahead of his nearest rival State Senator E R Hicklin of Wap ello who had a total of 485 Nomination required a total of votes E P Chase Atlantic publisher third with 342 votes former Justice F F Faville of Sioux City fourth with 319 and O J Shaft Comanche farmer fifth with 256 Guy Linville of Cedar Rapids topped the remainder of the field with 223 votes The other votes went as follows Other Votes Divided Claude Stanley Corning 120 Robert Shaw Sigourney 5 Earl Elijah Cedar county farmer 19 Tom Huff Sioux City 44 George Frichard Onawa 97 Guy Vander veer Waverly 121 Don L Berry Indianola 36 Berry Halden Chari ton 50 J W Kindig Sioux City 7 Fred Larabee Fort Dodge 102 Joe Frailey Fort Madison 68 John Grimes Osceola 15 Roswell Carst Coon Rapids 1 J N Darling Des Moines17 D W Peisen Eldora 33 W Stewart Gilman Sioux City 33 Ed Manning Ottumwa 4 Dan W Turner Coming 7 David W Stew art Sioux City 1 Verne Marshall Cedar Rapids 2 Ray P Scott Marshall town 2 Howard Clark Des Moines 6 W J Goodwin Des Moines 9 Henry F Wagner Sig ourney 2 Thomas E Martin Iowa City 6 and Ben J Gibson Des Moines 6 Rhodes and Hicklin had the uni ed support of their respective dis tricts the fifth and the first on the initial ballot Chase From Seventh The seventh district in which hase was a favorite son split its votes among Six aspirants to the nomination Many counties divided their votes widely among the large field Folk countys vote was split among 14 candidates The convention rescinded its de cision to cast two ballots before the noon recess deciding because of the large field to take time out after the first ballot The man the republicans finally choose will contest with Congress man Guy M Gillette whom the democrats nominated as their can didate for the post held by the late Senator Louis Murphy of Dubuque who state republican chairman Carl Cook said loomed the largest of all our Cook Sees Victory In the opening address to the re called state G O P convention Cook declared the nominee selected to oppose Congressman Gillette will undoubtedly represent Iowa in the United States senate for many years to Following his opening address Cook introduced Arch W McFar lane of Waterloo as temporary chairman The convention then re cessed for 10 minutes to permit dis trict delegates to select their repre sentatives on standing committees The rules committee selected by district caucuses which Is charged with deciding convention procedure recommended that there be no nom inating speeches for candidates Its report also recommended that no county be allowed to pass its vote during a roll call and that county delegations could change their votes only on subsequent roll calls No Fractional Ballots It also provided that no county be allowed to vote fractional bal lots but could vote for the candi date or candidates of its The rules committee report WM adopted by acclamation Robert Shaw of Sigourney wan elected permanent chairman Shaw explained briefly that he was a republican because he be lieved in a government of the peo ple by the people and for the peo which he said is much to bs preferred to a government of by and for Proposed by Donohue The convention decided to two ballots on the senatorial nom ination before adjourning for a re cess It adopted the proposal of Sen ;