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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1936, Mason City, Iowa Iowa Purdue Final NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME Minnesota Texas 4 Final 1 Final Final Final m Nebraska Pittsburgh Iowa Kansas Army Notre Dame THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLU1 FIVE CENTS COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WlKhJ MASONCITY SATURDAY NOVEMBER THIS PXPER CONSISTS OF TWO SBCTIONi SECTION ONE NO 34 KRASCHEL WANTS TO KEEP SALES TAX FAVORS USE OF MONEY TO PAY AGED PENSIONS Insurgent Bombers Kill 53 Wound 150 Others Howell Georgia Editor Democrat Leader Dies r n A 1 One Time Backer of GovernorElect to Ask Talmadge Had Stuck Assembly to Continue 2 Per Cent Levy DES MOINES Elect Nelson G Kraschel said Sat urday he will ask the Iowa legisla ture to continue the 2 per cent sales tax allocating the yield for pay ment of old age pensions and as much homestead tax relief as pos The tax would expire April 1 1937 Kraschel said he hoped the legislature would continue the meas ure and estimated between four and six million dollars annually would be necessary to meet the pension cost If such a plan were Kraschel said the old age pension S2 head tax could be The governorelect said he favors payment of the maximum S25 a month old age pension to all ap proved applicants To Eliminate Inequalities This would eliminate any pos sible inequalities under the he stated I do not have the most re cent figures on the number of ap proved applicants but if the cost were say 12 million dollars a year the federal government would bear half the expense as they are doing now Thus the state would have from the three point tax yield 10 million or so annually for homestead tax relief present time four lion a year three point money goes to relief but it is my hops that with full payment of old age pensions and improved business conditions continued relief appro priations will not be Back From Washington Kraschel returned Saturday from I Washington D where he con ferrcd with the secretary of agricul ture and other farm leaders on pos sible farm legislation He said he had protested a pro posed shift of drought area farm ers from WPA to rural resettle aid until next spring In other he said it has been the experience in Iowa that the worst effects of a drought were felt by farmers a year after the drought By that time they had used up their reserves and their credit and needed help for seed and during the growing Have You Read Your Newspaper by Roosevelt ATLANTA Howell 73 editor and president of the Atlanta Constitution and demo cratic national committeeman from Georgia died at his home Saturday following a long illness from an in testinal disorder Bedfast for eight weeks he un derwent two operations the latest one last week He died at a m A pioneer in the formation of Roosevelt for President clubs Howell maintained an active inter est in national and state politics until the end He was chosen last June to suc ceed Gov Eugene Talmadge as the states democratic committeeman a pcsition he had held from 1896 to 1921 Broke With Talmadge A one time supporter of madge Howell breke with the gov ernor when the iatter launched an attack on farm and relief policies of the new deal Although the editor opposed Sen ator Richard B Russell for the senate in 1932 he lined up with him for reelection against Governor Talmadge in the Sept 9 primary throwing the columns of the consti tution into the fight Russell was renominated by a vote of landslide proportions Howell served as cbarman of a Roosevelt appointed commission for the study of countries Howell known nationally for his journalistic work was one of the original directors of the Associated Press He was elected to the posi tion in 1900 and held it at the time of his death New York Cub Reporter A scoop of his cub reporter days on the New York Times was the subject of a story he sometimes told He an interview with Gov Tilden of New York CLARK HOWELL PURDUE LEADING IOWA 13 TO 0 AS FIRST HALF ENDS Get Both Their Touchdowns in Initial Quarter IOWA scored two touchdowns in the first quarter to lead Iowa 13 to 0 at of the half in their Big Ten conference football game here Saturday OzeSimmons Iowas star Nero back who did an eight hour walkout on the squad Wednesday was not in the starting lineup but was in jected into the game late in the opening period Just as the half ended Simmons took a pass from Dick Bowlin on Purdues 37 and raced to th Boiler makers 10 yard line DEFENSE STARTS IN Ml A TRIAL Government Rests Its Case Against Four Former Officials 1 What noted radio speaker announced he was going off the air 2 The worlds longest bridge across navigable water was opened to traffic ihe past week between what two cities 3 What county was the last in Iowa to report on the official can vass of the vote for governor 4 How much money was de manded in the suit alleging breach of contract fci failure to exhibit the Dionne quintuplets at the worlds fair in which Dr Alan Dafoe was served with a subpena on his visit to Chicago the past week 5 Who won the Nobel prize in letters for 1936 7 6 Who wrote a letter con gratulating James A Farley for his good sportsmanship 7 What is the name of the Iowa man who succeeded his brother as national cornhusking champion 8 The marriage of what two persons was described as the cul mination of the romance of Cali ban and 9 What supreme court justice passed his eightieth birthday 10 What university chose Dr Edmund E Day noted scientist as its president Woman Commits Suicide DES MOINES County Cor oner William Carpenter said that Mrs W Frank Field 33 Dea Moines bad committed suicide here by monoxide in the garage at her home Mrs Field is the mother of two children The body was taken to her former home at Guthric Cen ter that definitely ended the talk of nomination by the democrats of the old ticket and paved the way for the nomination and election of Grover Cleveland to the presidency The assignment was difficult other men had failed to see the gov ernor He had refused all visitors Clark Howell set out for the gov ernors mansion armed only with a letter from his father Capt Evan P Howell Howell said he was admitted to the home in Gramercy park and left to wait in the parlor Heard Governor Come In a few he recalled I heard a limping shuffling walk The governor slowly entered the room with an apparently partially paralyzed arm across his breast and speaking scarcely above a whisper in his greeting I told him the purpose of my vis it and asked him for a statement He shook his head pitifully and his only reply was Look at me dont you see it is impossible I saw at once that the talk of the renomination of the old ticket was at an was the first page feature of most American newspapers the next morning Cleveland was nominated and Gov ernor Tilden died shortly Won Pulitzer Prize The Constitutions winning of the Pulitzer prize for meritorious ser vice a few years ago was another accomplishment of which the editor j was proud The award was given for expo sure of political conditions at the Atlanta City hall that resulted in chain gang sentences for several officials and the removal of Although he served the nation on various temporary commissions Howell declined several diplomatic posts offered him in 1933 At that time an Associated Press news dispatch from Washington singled him out because of his stand saying Literally besieged by job hunt ers the administration found one man today who does not care for one of the political Howell Atlanta Refused Ambassadorships The dispatch added that Howell had refused a choice of several am bassadorships including those to Brazil Argentina Peru Poland and Turkey saying that he felt he could be of more service to the president and to the nation in his capacity as publisher of the Constitution The editor is survived by his wi dow the former Mrs Margaret FORT DODGE J The gov ernment Saturday rested its case against foru former oficials of the Modern Brotherhood of America in surance society and a Chicago in surance broker charged with mis use of the mails in accepting an al leged secret commission for arranging the merger of the brotherhood with the Independent Order of Foresters of Toronto The defense claims the five were within their rights in the compensation for arranging the consolidation and attempted to show in opening testimony that M B A officialsacted for the best in terests of the society in effecting the merger Ray Yenter of Des Iowa John Temperature Drop in Iowa for Sunday Seen by Weatherman DES MOINES weather man forecast Saturday that temper atures would take a turrr for the worse ever the weekend sinking below freezing again Saturday night and remaining colder Sunday But rneantimeAthey or aboveover thegtatevjSaturday like they were Friday when the mercury got up to 68 degrees at Council Bluffs The low early Sat urday was 36 at Charles City The low forecast for North Iowa Saturday night was 24 Southwest Iowa was expected to get 30 de grees readings and the southeast section even freezing West Iowa was fair Saturday while clouds drifted over part of the east section a condition which the weatherman said would Con tinue Sunday Toronto Mayor TORONTO Canadian Samuel McBride Torontos 70 year Sioux City veteran postal inspec tor were the first witnesses called for the defense The defendants are Albert Hass of Mason City W Pingree Curtis Chicago Frank Pariell of Bosco bel Willard Knight of Battle Creek and Clarence Parks of Chi cago day morning after a lengthy illness lowan Dies of Injuries CRESTON Fox 61 died of injuries suffered when he was struck by a car driven by R E Ash Chicago Fox was killed as he walked the highway west of here Funeral services will be held at Promise City Sunday Football Scores FINALS frosh 54 LOOK INSIDE FOR JAMES J BRADDOCK Protest Made Against BraddockLouis Fight ON PAGE 9 Sentenced for Butter Theft at New Hampton ON PAGE 8 Autopsy Conducted on Body of Slain Widow ON PAGE 2 Fort Dodge Victorious Over Mohawks 19toO ON PAGE 9 FORECAST IOWA Generally fair iii west potion partly cloudy In east por tion Saturday night and Sunday colder MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday ex cept cloudy in east Saturday night much colder IN MASON CITY GlobeGazett3 weathei figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 39 Minimum in Night 30 At 8 A M Saturday 41 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO weather out look for the period of Nov 16 to 21 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Generally fair for the most part except some precipitation likely north portion middle of week temperature most ly near normal south and near or somewhat below normal north portion Cannon Carr of Durham N four sons including Clark Howell the generalmanager ofthe Con stitution and four sisters Miss Ros alie Howell of New York and Mrs R L Foreman Mrs R G Mc Aliley and Mrs A A Heidenreich all of Atlanta Funeral services are to be held Sunday Pennsylvania f rosh 0 New York Ufreshmen 12 Rutgers freshmen 7 SECOND QUARTER Columbia 14 Syracuse 0 Manhattan 13 Georgetown 0 Penn 13 Penn State 12 Dartmouth 7 Cornell 6 Clarkson 0 Boston university 0 Western Maryland 0 Boston col lege 6 Holy Cross 26 Brown 0 Williams 13 Amherst 7 Yale 7 Princeton 16 Navy IS Harvard 0 Rutgers 0 New York U 14 Duke 7 North Carolina 0 Villanova 0 Temple 0 Valley 0 Albright 19 Moravian 7 Lafayette 7 C C N Y 0 St Josephs 6 Washington college 6 West Ches SHIP GOES DOWN IN LAKE HURON Trace of Missing Vessel Is Hunted 5 Men Aboard Believed Lost ROGERS CITY Coast guardsmen searched Satur day for trace of a vessel they be lieved to have been the 70 foot tug Frederick A Lee of Sault Ste which sank mysterious ly in Lake Huron late Friday ap parently with all hands Although no identifying wreckage was found at the scene coast guardsmen said all indications Cornell I pointed to the Lee which left Sar ter Teachers 14 North Carolina State 0 Catholic university 7 FIRST QUARTER Williams 13 Amherst 0 Holy Cross 13 Brown 0 Duquesne 6 Carnegie Tech 0 Mississippi 0 Marquette 0 WATCH FOR THIS At 7 oclock Saturday ev ening an edition of the GlobeGazette containing a full accountof the sports contests of the day will be on the streets And again the question wait until Sunday for Sat urdays news nia Thursday afternoon with five men aboard as the identity of the vessel Five Men Aboard The Wallaceburg Saad and Gravel company which had the Lee under charter during the summer and fall said five men en gaged to return the tug to winter quarters Ste Marie were aboard when the vessel left They were Capain Achille Renaud of Amherstbury C Smate chief engineer Port Stan ley Archie Gibbs second en gineer Corunna Roy Mc Donald wheelsman Sarnia P Titus fireman Sarnia Ont Captain Theodore Dahlburg of the Bradley Transportation com pany stone carrier Munson said the vessel disappeared beneath the waves so suddenly that he believed there iad been an explosion aboard it That was 13 miles northeast of Pointe Aux Barques A heavy sea was running Captain Dahlburg said the Mun son reached the scene within 15 minutes but he could find no sur vivors Aided by Coast Guard Harbor Beach coast guardsmen said the Lee grounded off Harbor Beach early Friday morning A coast guard vessel released it about 11 a Friday The speed of the Lee about 10 miles an hour would have placed it at the approximate location where the vessel disappeared at 4 p m The Lee wag owned by Captain T B Climie of Sault Ste Marie Ont He said today the tug had been expected to reach winter quarters last night or today EXPLOSIVES ARE DROPPED AMONG CROWDONPLAZA Madrid Defense Chief in Order to Kill of Enemy By H E KNOBLAUCH MADRID bomb ers unloading high explosives into a thronged Madrid plaza killed an es timated 53 persons and wounded 150 others Saturday I This estimate of the dead was announced at 4 p by relief workers The aerial attackers droppec eight explosive missiles five of which fell into a throng in the Glor ieta Atocha plaza where a defense mass meeting was being held Stung to fury by the raid Mad rids defense commander ordered his armies to wipe out of the Before you are rebel armies about proclaimed Gen Jose Miaja Smash through them Wipe them out Orders Relentless Drive He ordered a relentless drive on the besiegers of Madrid a few hours after the atr raid one of the most disastrous of of The force of the explosionswas felt in the United States embassy where more than 50 American na tionals have taken refuge from the assaults on Madrid The crowded plaza was turned to a scene of horrors by the blast which shook the capital to the foundations The assembly had been called to hear plans for the defense of Mad rid Officials estimated at least 25 persons were killed outright Many others suffered wounds which were fatal Hole In Subway Roof The power of the bombs was demonstrated by the fact one blew a large hole through the roof of a subway which had been considered a bombproof shelter Two huge stone columns in front of the ministry of public works were toppled by the blast mains shattered by the ex plosions sent streams high into the air The area was roped off while trucks rushed the injured to hos pitals Two cher bombs fell near the Notel Nacional and one near the government barracks on Maria Cristina street Several more ex ploded near the Segovia bridge Windows Are Rattled Windows in the united embassy were rattled by the force of the ex plosions startling American refu inside the building The heavy bombs created consid erable damage to property in the area surrounding the scene of the explosions First reports said the attack was made by three trimotored fascist planes which appeared suddenly over the scene and scattered the deadly missiles into the crowd with out warning The throngs scattered but in their hasty flight the blasting steel cut tnera down Arbitration Berrys Goal in Union Row By JOSEPH L MILLER TAMPA IP George L Berry President Roosevelts coor dinator for industrial cooperation Saturday proposed arbitration tc prevent the threatened split in the American Federation of Labor Berry also president of the printing pressmens union and of la bors nonpartisan league told re porters labor always had insisted upon arbitration in its scraps with employers and now should use it in its own internal feuds Berry dropped this proposal into a preconvention atmosphere charg ed with determination of craft union leaders to oust from the fed eration John L Lewis president of the United Mine Workers and his 10 rebel unions Calls for Expulsion The federations metal trades de partment instructed John P Frey its president to introduce a resolu tion at the convention starting Monday calling for expulsion of the rebels William Green federation presi dent in two speeches roared his dis approval of Lewis tactics predicted that the rebellion would collapse and said that when the unorganized were brought into unions the A F of L would do the job The federations failure to bring more than workers into its ranks led Lewis and his allies to set up the j ganization last fall Lewis said this failure was due largely to the fed erations policy of organization by craft His committee set out to bring all the workers in each big in dustry into one big union The A F of L executive council then sus pended ten Lewis unions with about members for insurrec Feeling Is Even friends here agreed Saturday expulsion seemed prob able The committee for industrial organizations admission to mem bership last week of the United Ra dio and Electrical Workers and the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipyard Workers both denied A F of L charters appeared to have intensified the feeling against the rebels Berry however quietly talked with the craft union leaders about his arbitration proposal and hoped that another peace would stop a break that all sides agreed would mean a long and bit ter labor war RESULTS FOR fl redecorated rm pri ent Toilet Ph 31S5 52 FOR for gentle men 406 1st N E WANTED TO or 2 bedroom house de sirable location Call Mr Ma honey Eadmar Theabove Want Ads brought RESULTS To place your JUST PHONE 3800 2 ROBBERS LIKE HER DOUGHNUTS Enter Farm Home Near St Ansgar Warn Against Telling Officers OSAGE Perkins IS cook at the Charles Biederman farm home near St Ansgar reported Saturday two armed robbers had entered the home and demanded food Miss Perkins said the pair threat ened to shoot her and the two month old Mary Elizabeth Bieder man if the robbery which occurred Thursday was reported She said she was in the kitchen frying doughnuts when the robbers entered the house They wouldnt let me out of the kitchen to get any other food so they ate nearly the whole batch of she explained FOUR SUSPECTS HELD IN ATTACK MADE ON GIRL 5 Police Seek Short Fat White Man in Death of Child Germany Takes Over Command of Rivers in Defiance of Treaty BERLIN Germany assumed command of her treaty of Versailles that ization clause is no River traffic be subject to German regulation the third reich asserted Several of best water ways were placed under interna tional commissions by part xn of the treatyiof foreign traffic equal rights with German CHICAGO CB Four suspects were arrested Saturday by police seeking a fat white man described us the moron who slashed the throat of 5 year old Antoinette TiritDli and left her dying on a school playground Friday night Two boys and a girl schoolmates of the slain girl reported they were accosted by a man in the neighbor hood of the school about two hours before Antoinette was found The police made arrangements immedi ately for the children to view the suspects One of the suspects was said to resemble the description given by the victim before she died three tours after she was found moaning and bleeding in the schoolyard The suspect had been arrested last Feb ruary in another neighborhood and fined for misconduct Search Valley District Police centered their search in the valley district on the near westside but Capt John Prender gast chief of the uniformed police extended the hunt to all parts of the city Police of the district where the crime was committed said they be lieved some casual living in a flop house on the near westside was re sponsible Small groups of men and women gathered siround the slain girls homeland around the school Feel ing was reported to be running high Tiritilli after being unemployed for three years has been working on a WPA job at a salary or a month for the past year Sister 8 Sobs As the grief stricken parents prepared for the inquest the little victims sister Rose 8 sobbed whenever Antoinettes name was mentioned Another sister Camille 1 year old was too young to real ize the meaning of the tragedy Antoinettes schoolmates said the man who approached them was about 40 years old 5 feet 10 inches al andof stout build The oldest of the three a girl said the man approached them and iffered them a quarter if they would go to the rear of the school vhere he said he wanted to talk o He was about to hand the coin to them the girl said ivhen a pedestrian approached hen he jerked the money away and walked down the street In addition to the district squads our details from detective head quarters were participating in the moron hunt Captain Prendergast issued an order to all west side stations to arrest every known moron andchild annoyer in their district Tells Life Story The inquest was continued to Dec 1 after the father the only witness told the girls lifestory I saw her last about 7 oclock last he said choking with grief She pleaded with her mother to let her go out and play some more About 10 minutes later two young men carried her into the house in that terrible A hasty blood from her mother proved the little girl died Friday night in the operating room of the county hos pital Police department veterans char acterized the slaying as unparal leled in iiendishness since Janet Wil kinson 6 was murdered by a de generate in 1919 and buried in a coal oile in the basementof the apartment building where she lived Incoherent From Fright Antoinette almost incoherent from fright and pain was unable in 3 short period of consciousness to describe the slayer except that he was white I was playing in the school yard when he came up and grabbed my hand offered to get me some she sobbed T was afraid and tried to get away but he pulled me around to the back of the school He swore at me and took out a knife I screamed and he hit me across tie neck with the knife and ran away and left me on the Wounds on Hand Slashwounds on Antoinettes left hand were evidence of her vaja at 1 tempt to ward off the blade which penetrated her throat She staggered from the alley moaning and was noticed by Romeo ;