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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THt NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED W1HB MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6 1936 THIS PAPKB CONSISTS OF TWO SBCT1ONB SECTION ONS NO 27 Diplomatic Problem Spains Ambassador May Be Left Out on Limb By CHARLES F STEWAKT A S H I N G T 0 N Ambas sador Fernando de los Rios of Spain has about as hazy a diplo m a t i c assign ment in Wash ington as it is easy to imagine There are two Spanish govern ments and no one knows with any certainty which Dr de los Rios g o v e r n ment is de as they say at the state depart ment That is is technically legal we recog nize it But is it de term which speaks for itself Gen Francisco Francos rebel govern ment certainly is de facto in a large part of Spain General Fran co is its military commander any way whether or not he intends to become its civil head if his side wins If it does win inaybe Franco will choose to hand over the nom inal rulership to exKing Alfonso or one of Alfonsos sons or to one of the Bourbon as Benito Mussolini has permitted King Victor Emmanuel to remain in name sovereign of Italy Or maybe Franco will decide dictator in his own right Ambassadors Flight In either event Ambassador de Rios will be left out on a limb F R AVOIDS CONSTITUTION TALK RECHECK RAISES Insurgent Advance Temporarily Halted KRASCHEL LEAD VOTES Parties Break Even on Iowa House Many Contests Seen TABLE OX PAGE 2 DES MOINES Candidate Nelson G Kraschels ma jority over George A Wilson in the race for Iowas governorship rose to votes Friday when errors in reports of Polk county and Linn county precinct judges were cor rected With a previous majority of 863 votes Krascnel gained 65 votes on the Linn county change and then jumped 997 on the correction in Polk county The total for all pre cincts was Kraschel Wilson The discrepancies were found in a check of poll books at county au ditors offices of the two counties I Previously Kraschels lead was cut from when a correction of Van Buren county auditors of to be fice error of Qs net votes and erj rors in other counties totaling 22 votes were in Wilsons facor j Auditor Finds Mistake County Auditor Forrest Moreland discovered the Van Buren discrcpj He will be a diplomat with no j ancy Frday There was mistake New Pavement Opened for Traffic This view of Federal avenue looking north from First street north shows a section of the new pavement which has been opened for traffic The remainder of the new pavement extending to Second street south will be opened Saturday morninjr Lock Photo Kayenay Engraving Toronto Mothers Case Put Off to Nov 16 After Claimants Have Hearing government to represent Even so he may hang on for a httte while The Russian embassy remained an embassy here long after it had no government back of it and only a janitor in charge of the embassy itself But ultimately a government de facto inevitably becomes a government de It simply has to be recognized as a matter of international convenience That followed in Russias case Loss Pretty Serious At this time of writing the Franco rebels are dropping bombs from airplanes into the official governments capital of Madrid end seem likely to capture it The loss of its capital does ap1 pear to be pretty bilious for its government in adding the precinct he said I dont remember who addec that race I might have done it my Before the addition error in Var Buren county was discovered the county auditor had reported Kra schels vote total in the county as and Wilsons The cor rected figures he said were Kra schel Wilson Further changes may be made when county boards of supervisors i canvass the vote next week I Up to Legislature i After their report the decision I will be left up to the state legisla i ture which will check the vote when it meets in January Election of a republican senate TORONTO CIiMr Justice Middleton put over Friday until Nov 16 further action on clause 9 of the famous Millar will after 18 mothers numerous next of kin and the government of Ontario all had made representations as to how the strange legacy to the most pro lific mother should be disposed of The supreme court justice after sides of the found there was so much difference last five babies were The lawyer said that one of the children was born outside the city limits but that all the others quali fied under the terms of the will be ing Toronto born After all the claims of the mothers had been heard an assistant attorney gen eral C R Magone arose and iden tified himself as representing the Do you mean the attorney gen evenly divided house was the other major news in the Iowa Still as Dr ue los Rios suggests tabula Madrid is Spams political capital enowed the election of 28 re only not its industrial or agnculj and 22 democrats in the state senate 54 democrats and 54 of opinion that he would require fur eral the twinkle eyed justice in ther arguments before ruling upon recognized Spanish government has transferred its headquarters to Barcelona It is much as if the United States har important Chi assed fit to some other York or more appropriately cago It would not mean that the United States was licked Rebels Conservatives There is a queer distinction be tween Spanish loyalists and rebels Ordinarily a rebel is a radical in insurrection against ultracon servatism In Spain the ultraconservatives for generations in power were overthrown by the liberal and in part downright reel radical ele ment republicans in the house While the unofficial finish in the gubernatorial race was the closest since 1912 the real hair splitting vote was found in several ui iut contests for the state legislature Representative R G Moore Harri son county democrat received an unofficial two vote majority while the tabulations showed Dean W Peison ten votes ahead of his dem ocratic opponent for representative in Hardin county Slim Unofficial Margins Republican candidates for repre sentative had similar slim unoffi cial margins in Louisa Muscatine Worth Clay Jackson and Van Buren counties Mrs George Harnasrel of DCS Moincs democratic candidate for state isprescntativc from Polk So the liberals arc the intrenched I iounty said Friday she would con folk who usually are conservative i testthe election in which she was And the conservatives who ordiI dcfeatfd by a narrow margin narily want things left just as they j In all the other contests for state are are in rebellion One has to bear this in mind or it is easy in thinking or speaking of the Spanish struggle to get the rival groups wrong side first Catalans Are Radicals Barcelona which is the liberal governments ace in the hole no matter what reverses it may meet with elsewhere is the metropolis of the Catalonian region in northj eastern Spain The people throughout the re mainder of Spain arc mixed in their political sympathies Some oi them are progovernment some sie prorebel But there is no doubt as tr the Catalans They are almost solidly radical fcr them liberal is too tnild a word The Catalans however deny that they are Spaniards Country They insist ohat Catalonia is a separate country and that they are a distinct breed of folk with a language of their own Under King Alfonso and before him the Catalans were in a con stant state of rebelior against the then conservative government The more recent liberal regime has given them a large measure of autonomy which has satisfied them fairly well Consequently today they are progovernment and vehemently antirebel Thus the government falling back on Catalonia if it cmist will be sure of plenty of aid and com fort enabling it to continue civil warfare indefinitely office democratic candidates were elected by larger majorities The re publican senate will come under the gavel of a democratic presiding of ficer John K Valentine newly elected lieutenant governor JULIANA TO WED ON JANUARY 7TH Crown Princess of Nether lands Will Be Married at Palace AMSTERDAM Prin cess Juliana of the Netherlands will be married Jan 7 at the palace it was announced officially Friday The plump and jolly heiress to the Netherlands throne whc is 28 years old will take as her consort the German Prince Bcrnhard Zo Lippe Biesterfeld Like Juliana the prince is an ar dent devotee of sports He is three years younger than Juliana Recount of Ballots Shows Issue Failed IOWA CITY ballots showed recount of that a proposed bond issue for the construc tion of a new community building lacked 16 votes of the necessary 60 per cent majority the validity of the clause The hearing served to bring forth another top flight claimant when Mrs Elvira Mastrocucci told the court she was the mother of nine children all born in conformity with clause 9 as her counsel put it Claims More Than 9 Near the end of the hearing the justice commented that it looks like the contest lies between the mothers of nine children as far as I can There was only one mother prcs sent claiming more than nine chil dren born during the 10 year period specified by the will That was Mrs Lillian Kenny I represent the was the way her counsel I F Weldon K introduced his argument Mrs Kenny has borne 11 children Nine of them are properly registered as required The other two births we are prepared to The presiding Justice indicated that there would have to be unusual circumstances to convince him that failure to register the babies in the prescribed 30 day period should be countenanced Question Will Arise Xo doubt the question also will arise as to proof that the children she claims were actually Mrs he added This too her counsel said be could prove Mrs Kenney who said a week ago that she would slap the judges face if he doesnt give me all the sat quietly in a rear seat of the small court room and made no comment She was smiling almost continuously The question of illegitimacy ap peared to trouble the attorney for the executors of the will W N Til ley The will bequeaths the money to the mother who bears the most he said and does not specify that the children must be born in wedlock We feel that this is an important question which your lordship will have to Married at Jo j He suggested that some of the several counsel present should speak on the matter of such moth ers of illegitimate children and that another lawyer be chosen to represent those mothers concerning whose childrens paternity no ques tion existed The solicitor repre senting Mrs Pauline Mae Clarke then spoke Mrs Clarke was married at the age of 15 to a man named he said Starting with the year 1928 a child was born to them every year up to and including 1932 At that time they separated and Mrs Clarke attempted to have her husband divorce her She sent him money for that purpose but the divorce was not obtained Judge Subsequently she lived with a Mr Harold H Madilla and had five children I have no reason to question the legitimacy of her five first born children There on the other hand no argument that her quired Asks for Postponement I mean the province of Ontario and the the lawyer replied The assistant attorney general asked that the hearing be post poned until the return of his chief from London I do not think we should wait five weeks for the attorney gen the justice said Well go on with the hearing but I shall leave it in such a manner that the attor ney general can interpose whenever it may appear he has a right to do The justice said he didnt see what business it was of the attor ney generals There was no men tion of the government in the will he said and no apparent reason for the government to concern itself with the case To this however Mr Magone objected Clause 9 at Issue Only one clause of the clause at issue Disposition has already been made of all other bequests The moot clause is this All the rest and residue of my property wheresoever situated I give devise and bequeath unto my executors and trustees named be low in trust to convert into money as they deem advisable and invest all the money until the expiration of nine years from my death and then call in and convert it all into money and at the expiration of 10 years from my death Millar died Oct 1926 to give it and its accumulations to the mother who has since my death given birth in Toronto greatest number of children as shown by the registra tion under the vital act If one or more mothers have equal highest number of registrations un der the said act to divide said mon eys and accumulations equally be tween The cash is available with only a court order required to it Six Mothers Tied On the basis of information be fore the executors Fridays hearing began there appeared to be six mothers tied with baby bearing honors of nine each They were Mrs Lillian Kenny sometime show girl sales lady and now a carver of objects in wood Mrs Alice Timleck wife of a city park employe Who supports his family of 13 on a salary of a week Mrs Kathleen Nagle whose hus band is jobless Mrs Annie Smith wife of a city fireman Mrs Isobel Maclean whose hus band is a modestsalaried office worker Mrs Pauline Mae Clarke young est of all the mothers who has borne five of her children since her husband left her Entitled to Share At least one other mother mar shaled imposing counsel to attempt to prove that she too was entitled to share the fortune She is Mrs SOCIAL SECURITY DRIVE TO START Government to Begin Nov 1 6 to Get Information From Employers WASHINGTON The long planned registration of workers for old age pension ac counts under the social security act will begin Nov 16 Making the iisparc offices would announcement the distribute to em ployers on that date a form known as the employers application for identification Each employer will be asked how many are in his employ and the employes in turn will begin receiv ing blanks labeled application for social security account number on Nov Each employe will receive a card with a warning printed thereon to preserve it because it shows the account number used in keeping records of your social security benefit rights under federal and state Dont Want Inquiries The board urged both employers and employes as well as the public to refrain from making inquiries either at the board or postoffices concerning their respective parts in the plan until after receipt of the official forms and instructions After that it was said postal au thorities and board representatives will be available to give all assist ance necessary In the accounts the persons eligible for pensions will commence next Jan 1 the storing up of pen sions which will go to them at the age of 65 in amounts dependingon what their wages have been Financed by Taxes The pensions are to be financed by taxes on the payrolls of the employers and the wages of the employes which will start at 1 per cent in January and rise gradual ly to 3 per cent Among those not eligible under the plan are farm labor servants and government workers The board said the employes form asks only such questions as name and address of the applicant and his employer date and place of birth and parents name When the worker has filled it put he may re turn it without paying postage in any one of five ways By handing it back to the employer by handing to any labor organization of which he is a member to a letter carrier or delivering it to the postoff ice or addressing it to postmaster Iowa Farmer Dies of Coughing Spell BREDA A Wolterman farmer living near here died Thurs day during a coughing spell Grace nine births in10 years but lacking registration proof of two of them Mrs Bagnato a court interpreter for 30 years claimfc to have borne 23 babies since her marriage at the age of 13 Lined up against the mothers Fri day were Mrs Arabella West and Alexander Butcher niece and nephew respectively of a deceased stepaunt ofMillars They de manded that the mothers clause be invalidated as contrary to thepublic and the money given to them as next of kin WOMEN IN LINE OF BATTLE WITH MEN DEFENDERS Terrified Citizens Desert Streets Take Shelter in Cellars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Advancing insurgent troops were temporarily halted at suburban Car abanchel Friday by battalions of socialist men and women fighting to save the capital Artillery battles between fascist and government batteries continued to fill the air with blasting shells on Madrids outskirts Direct advices from the Spanish capital however deniedtwo earlier reports that insurgent shells were falling u the heart of the city and rebellious guards were fighting mi litiamen in the streets Circle Over City Fascist combat planes circled over sections of the capital how ever machine gunning government recruits drilling along Castellana boulevard Only a few were wound ed An official report declared two additional insurgent planes were shot down during sky fights in the Alcala ile Henares andLeganes sec tors In a savage attack with bayonets and hand grenades fascist troops captured El Cerro de LosAngeles southeast un determined number of grimly re sisting government militiamen were killed and scores of others were captured Shoulder to Shoulder Madrids women etood shoulder to shoulder with the men in a hu man wall against of fierce fighting moors at the gates of the capital authorities exhorted all able bodied men to organize for the defense warning that the services of women and workmen were the only way to save Madrid Informed sources in London said Great Britain was worried for the safety of its own nationals and Madrids population but had made no mediation plea To Prevent Massacres The British charge daffaires in Madrid G A D OgilvieForbes however has standing instructions to attempt to prevent massacre The London Daily Mail said Bri tain and France had joined in an eleventh hour appeal to the Madrid government to reach some sort of an arrangement co Franco insurgent commander to avert slaughter of Madrids civil population British authorities were said to be concerned the fate of prisoners held in Spanish capital GREAT BRITAIN MAKES BEQUEST TO INSURGENTS LONDON Britain has asked the Spanish insurgent junta at Burgos to confine its bombings purely military objectives K was learned The request described authorita tively as gentle but firm was made Tuesday through the insur gent Marquis Alfon so Merry Del Val at Hendaye France It was explained tiie efforts of G A D OgilvieForbes British charge daffaires at Madrid to miti gate the suffering of host ages held there had been unsuccess ful However Dr Marcel Junod In ternational Red Cross representa tive working in northern Spain has obtained the release of a new group of Basque women and children from insurgent prisons at San Sebastian A number of chil dren were to Bilbao aboard the British destroyer Ex mouth informed sources affirmed Quintuplets Born in North Carolina but None of Them Lives DURHAM N plets were born to a 20 year old white woman here but Duke hos pital physicians said Friday the five four months premature were dead at birth Hospital attendants declined to reveal the identity of the mother but they said she was a resident of a nearby Quintuplets occur only once in about cases LOOK INSIDE FOR JOHN MITCHELL New Attorney General to Replace Old Staff ON PAGE 8 Charles City Wins in Last Home Grid Event ON PAGE 9 Maritime Strike Goes Into Its Second Week ON PAGE 2 Forum Is Planned to Open Education Week ON PAGE 12 COLD WAVE IS SEEN FOR STATE Temperatures Are Expected to Drop to 5 Degrees in Northwest Iowa DES MOINES weather man poped up with an old familiar phrase ot last winter when he fore cast a cold wave that would car ry temperatures down to 5 degrees in northwest Iowa Friday night Its just a he said moderate cold it will be the coldest yet this Low temperatures predicted for the rest of the state were 10 de grees lor southwest Iowa 15 for northeast and 20 for the south western section MAY MAKE STOP IK BUENOS AIRES ON SEA VOYAGE President Gets Roaring Welcome on Return to Washington WASHINGTON ques tion of whether a constitutional amendment would be proposed to carry out some of the new deals objectives went unanswered Friday as President Roosevelt laughingly parried with inquirers at his press conference He asked newsmen who crowded around his desk why spoil an oth erwise happy day Mr Roosevelt met reporters in the executive man sion a short while after receiving an uproarious welcome upon his return to the capital When another correspondent asked if he would wait until the supreme court ruled on pending new deal measures before sub mitting his recommendations to congress the chief executive again repeated with a smile that this day should be made a holiday May Visit Buenos He did however say he was considering making a speedy trip to Buenos Aires for the opening day of the interAmerican peace conference which convenes Dec 1 He added also he would talk later with members of the njari time commission and Secretary Perkins regarding the maritime strike on the Pacific coast The president in response to fur ther said he had given no thought to new cabinet ap or to the question of filling other important posts now vacant He said he was starting in on the new budget Saturday with Daniel W Bell acting director of the budget and that this work would constitute his principal task in the next week going over esti mates with department heads and other officials Will Take Cruise The chief executive said he prob ably would reach a definite deci sion on the Buenos Aires trip next week If he does not go to South America he said he would take a leisurely cruise in Caribbean wa ters for a fishing trip lasting some two and onehalf weeks Whichever voyage he makes the president will travel on the cruiser Indianapolis which is now standing by at Baltimore and which will leave from Charleston S with the presidential party In following either plan he told his press conference that he would leave Charleston on Nov 17 or 18 with the cruiser Chester acting as escort to the Indianapolis Stay Only One Day If the president decides to go to It was partly cloudy over Iowa Buenos Aires he said he would J iiYiiif Hair Friday morning and the weather man said it would be cloudy and un settled Friday night but would clear off Saturday as the cold spread cast and south Temperatures at 7 a m averaged 4 below normal The low reported Thursday night was 30 at Sioux City and Council Bluffs the high Thursday 54 at Council Bluffs Des Moines and Keokuk No rain was reported during the last 24 hours FORECAST IOWA Fair and unsettled much colder Friday night mod erate cold wave in northeast por tion Saturday fair and colder In east and south portions MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy snow in northeast early Friday night severe cold wave Friday night Saturday fair colder in ex treme southeast risingtempera ture in northwest portion in af ternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday Minimumin Night At 8 A M Friday 43 30 38 Four Men Burned to Death at St Louis ST LOUIS men were burned to death Thursday in a fire at the Fred Schmitt Building Mate rial company One burnedbe yond recognition was recovered by firemen shortly before noon Three others were found this afternoon stay only one day open ing day of the peace conference which he himself initiated to strengthen the peace machinery of the western hemisphere He said he would proceed straight from Charleston to Trinidad where the Indianapolis would stop only long enough to take on fuel then steam straight to Buenos Aires and probably make a second stop some where in Brazil for more fuel His tentative schedule calls for his ar rival in the Argentine capital on Dec 1 He would leave there the next day and steam straight back to Charleston arrivingabout Dec 13 or 14 The president opened the press conference with a remark that there was no news but that he did want to say that the reception given him at the Union station when he arrived from Hyde Park was perfectly thrilling and I ap preciate it No Votes There Someone asked how he account ed for the noisy welcome since there are no votes The president replied he had been informed that more people cast votes this year by mail from the District of Columbia than ever be fore He added that was a grand thing Asked if negotiations for recipro cal trade agreements would be speeded up now the president said he assumed negotiations now pro ceeding would go ahead in the ual way He said he hoped after Friday night when he was to deliver short radio address in connection with the relief drive of the mobili zation forhuman needs he would have no more apeecnes to make for a long Feels In Shape Asked if he felt Ured titan campaign leaned took few puffs cigmret and re plied his voice little rwrpy but otherwise he felt in V ;