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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII Constitution and Bloom Sol Likes to Direct Celebrations and Is Accurate FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PBEBS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 19 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 9 NEW DEAL HAS COURT VICTORIES By CHARLES FSTEWART is director A S H IN G T O N CPA1 a p o 1 itician Con g r e s 3 man Sol Bloom of New York undoubted ly is destined to be known to pos terity as the foremost histor ian of early na tional days in this country The New York er was director of the Washing ton bicentennial celebration now in the past but not forgotten At present he general of the sesqui of the constitution s Roosevelt Asked If He Intends to Revive NRA FOUR MEMBERS OF SHIPS CREW LOST IN BLAZE centennial adoption This sesquicentenmal director ship for which congress chose him as it did for his similar post at the head of the Washington cele bration was given to him as a tribute to his work in his earlier these patriotic celebra tions is more than a fad with Con jessman Bloom It is a passion Not 1 Day Affair With Sol a celebration is no mere j ere day blowout He celebrates a j whole anniversary year during vhich he rubs his subject into edu cation and public life and every thing from ocean to ocean from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico He has to have a year or two within which to prepare for one such events Then he has to have a year or two within which to re cord the information he has gath ered to provide the celebrants with the raw material to celebrate with Do not assume that Sols cele brations are expensive luxuries He never gets big enough appropria tions from the government to pay fullv for his activities He supple ments the budget out of his own pocket He is rich and can it but he is generous also All the historical spade work that he did m preliminary to his George Washington bicentennial celebra he did on his own account Knows Congress simply had to make him director general of that cele he Knew so much more about George Washington his pro emtors and his time than any other single individual on earth This is no exaggeration Every minute rumor relative to the Father of His Countrys career Sol traced to its source He ascer tained notonly that the cherry story isnt true which many folk may have but who started it All such stuff Then the celebration over he pi educed four large booksful cf Vvashingtonia And Ill bet theyre authentic Experts tell me that theyll be invaluable to future his torians It isnt alone that Sol has the he has it assembled Constitution Ntiw Now he is at work on the con stitution Except for the original draft of the constitution and photo of he told me there isnt in existence an accurate copy cf He picked a little book of 61 pses about four by six pages in dimension issued by a well known publishing house which I wont name because the congressmans comment wasnt flattering The book professed to reproduce the constitution with observation con cerning it In this little he said I already have found devia tions from the original documents in capitalization punctuation and spelling as well as approximately 40 erroneous statements or de Has Other Errors Without going farther than the first said Sol all reprints cf the constitution start with the word No such word appears in the original constitution We can call it a preamble ti we please but the constitution makers did not so call The little book referred to like wise offers a picture of the Robert a orris house Philadelphia which was the first official presidential residence Washington lived here in 1793 and It was says Congressman Bloom the first official presiden tial residence but the third Wasn ington occupied it from 1790 to 1797and this is not a picture of the It Win Be Accurate Very poor historical criticizes Congressman Bloom After the sesquicentennial cele bration of the constitution he will issue another book to be pub lished at cost by the government the People Story of the How readable it may be remains to be seen It is safe betting that it will be accurate Historians consult it centuries hence Italian Motorship Heads for N Y After Fire Is Extinguished Governor Landon Issues Formal Statement as He Heads for Pacific Coast President Returns 0 P Nominee Says White House for 40 Hour Stay PALERMO Sicily of four crew member aboard the luxurious Vulcania was disclosed Monday when the vessel reached port her third class quarters charred by a menacing two hour fire orchestra player leaped over board during the height of the blaze which caused an S O S and sent anxious passenger to the decks He was drowned Two stewards were burned to j death helping to fight the fire and another was asphyxiated in his cabin The Vulcania arrived at 3 p m S a m central standard time three hours late and left for New York Monday night An examina tion disclosed the damage confined to a part of the thirdclass quar ters was insufficient to prevent the ship from proceeding across the Atlantic Presides at Inquiry Immediately after the Vulcanias arrival here the ships captain pre sided at an inquiry commission which sought to determine the cause of the fire Considerable mystery surrounded the origin of the fire as authorities refused to discuss it The captain informed investigat ors the blaze broke out in the third class quarters and an alarm was given by a sailor at a m He said more than two hours were spent battling the flames before they were fully extinguished The fact that the fire developed WASHINGTON President Roosevelt settled himself at the white house Monday for a 40 hour stay striving to clear his desk of an accumulation of business before he death resuming New Engs fast F R Must Clear Up Talk by Son By HUGH WAGNON ABOARD LANDON TRAIN EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA call for President Roosevelt to say 3 perpetuate was voiced morninj from a special train that brought Tuesday at Los Angeles once The streets through which his automobile moved with government bound for work were crowded employes also week by James Roosevelt the pres This much is clear idents son Landon said Traveling by train and motor Mr Roosevelt will turn northward be fore midweek for a six speech campaign drive in three New Eng land states taking up not far from where he ended last week a mile midwestern tour Has Few Appointments The president held his appoint ment list to a minimum Monday The few visitors he saw included Secretary Morgenthau and Harry Colmery new national commander of the American Legion He received Morgenthau in his white house study and looked over a speech the secretary had pre pared for delivery next Friday night at a businessmens dinner in New York White house assistants said it had been decided the secretary should release the address relating to the budget during the Hoover adminis tration at his press conference this afternoon and work up another speech for the New York engage that young Roosevelt understands the president still intends to make NRA principles Jive and oper ate in our government by one de vice or SOCIALISTS GET READY TO FIGHT TOtASTDITCH Madrid Imposes Virtual Siege Orders Rebels Plan Attack By THE ASSOCL1TED PRESS Madrid imposed virtual siege or ders on its population Monday as in surgent forces pushed their lines within 20 miles of the capital en couraged by Gen Emilio Molas pre diction they would enter the capital tlMthiw O fOTTf within a few The government massed large1 force of militiamen at Torrejon de la Calzada 16 miles south of the capital and stepped up its last ditch defense preparations Laborers and office workers were drafted to rush the capitals exter The statement was made public defenses which officials said as Landon crossed the foothills of the Rockies enroute to Albuquerque N for a short speech at the first during a strenu ous two weeks of campaigning that will take him twice the distance across the continent Must Deny Views The Landon said must specifically deny that his sons views are his views Otherwise the silence of the father will be confes sion that the son spoke for the pres ident when ha gave us to under stand that his father intended to perpetuate the NRA willy Landons statement said there are two versions of what young Roosevelt said at Gardner one Jaken down in shorthand accord ing to the press at the time the statement was made and the other i iit1 ittuL unaitut me reeiecnon cjrive in nnoue so soon after the ship loft Naples Massachusetts and Connecticut Af gave rise to the conjecture that ter a few days at ns Hyde Park someone might have started it home he is to return to fore the Vulcania departed Stops at Lisbon She stops at Lisbon enroute to New York It is to Lisbon that Italian ships recently have been taking Spaniards who have fled from the wrath of leftists at Madrid and Barcelona The crew of the ton liner put out the fire just as the first of a half dozen rescue craft includ ing a destroyer two fireboats a transAtlantic liner and two pack etboats neared her side approxi mately 45 miles off Naples Most of the rescue ships turned back upon receiving Captain Stu parichs wireless that the fire was quenched WARNERSlilO WINS IN COURT Bette Davis May Not Act in England for Any Other Film Company LONDON Davis Aro erican film player was restrained I Monday from appearing in motion j final campaign address in pictures or other performances in Square Garden the night of Oct 31 England for any company except Warner Brothers of Hollywood The injunction was granted by Justice Sir George Branson in kings bench division upon ap plication of the American film company The order pro hibited Miss Davis from BETTE DAVIS working in a prospective picture for Toeplitz Productions a British organ ization which sought her services The injunction specified the ban would be operative for the remaind er of her contract with Warner brothers or for three years which ever period is shorter Asked for Injunction Warner brothers applied for the injunction last summer and hear ings began last week Miss Davis was described by her counsel Sir William Jowitt as an actress under a life Sir Patrick Hastings representing the American Film company declared j given out by the speaker himself the u rext day and then changed by him The president is to leave wash i ington Tuesday night for a two day me two reelection drive m Rhode Island he preaident Washington early Sunday night There were intimations he might make a radio speech from the white house Sunday Main Speech Wednesday The presidents main speech of the two day drive will be a nation wide radio broadcast address at Worcester at 9 p m Wed nesday The rest of the speeches will be outdoor affairs from an automobile Three of Providence R Wednesday morning at Boston be tween 3 and p m the same day and at Hartford Thursday be made in front of state capitol buildings Two other speeches from a touring car are set for Wednesday morning at Fall River and New Bedford enroute from Providence to Boston The president will return to Hyde Park N Thursday night spend Friday and Saturday there and leave for Washington after church services arriving there Sunday night Final Week Uncertain His plans for the final week of the campaign he said at a press conference on his ValKil cottage estate in Dutchesa county Sunday are undecided except for a speech at FrancoAmerican exercises at the Statue of Liberty Oct 28 and his He will receive the election returns at Hyde Park Mr Roosevelt said he had been asked to visit every state before election day but he is not sure where he would go after the New England trip Asked how he felt about Kansas one of the states he visited on his western smiled and re marked it was a beautiful state Miss Davis was a naughty little girl who wants more Justice Brannon granted a stay of execution for 14 days pending notice of appeal Star Not in Court Miss Davis did not come to court to hear delivery of the judgment in which Sir George rejected her counsels plea the contract was so stringent it constituted in effect restraint of On the other hand Justice Bran son declared Miss Davis was guilty of breach of contract inasmuch as in June of this year Miss Davis for no discoverable reason except that she wanted more money de clined to be further bound by the contract left the United Staes and in September entered into an agree ment in this country with a third NRA he two statements are in essence identical Purposes of NRA Mr James Roosevelts own ac count of what he said as quoted n the press is as follows These are the purposes of the NRA The administration is pledged to attempt to carry out the purposes of the NRA in every constitutional manner Should there be no way in which this can be accomplished which we do not admit I as an in dividual see no alternative but to ask the people for the right to make those purposes constitutional through the congress of the United Landon stated the conclusion to be reached in the matter was clear without attempting to unravel Mr James Roosevelts constitutional theories as expressed in the last sentences of his statement they have a certain new deal smack about them Bids Family Goodbye The governor bade his family goodbye at the station in Topeka Sunday night and spoke briefly to a crowd gathered about the rear plat form of his car At Emporia the first stop after leaving Topeka Landon ex changed greetings with his friend William Allen White famed Empo ria editor Well heres the old hedevil him was Landons hearty greeting How are you said White They chatted and posed for pic tures while a crowd of about fifty looked on As the train started Landon turn ed with surprise and jumped aboard Advisers on Board Accompanying the nominee were his advisers Ralph West Robey former Columbia economics profes sor and Olin Glenn Saxon head of the republican national committee research staff James T Williams of the Hearst newspapers and Lan dons personal party Landon is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles at 4 p m Tuesday for an address in the coliseum there at 10 p m His subject has not been announc ed Aides said speeches entitled The Broken Prom and Civil virtually were completed and ready for deliv ery Politics on The Air would be almost impregnable against a fascist attack With rail communications cut to the Mediterranean coast new orders were decreed to conserve food and power Gas water and electricity use was closely regulated New Warnings Issued Officials supervised food supplies and new warnings were issued against hoarders Fascist commanders declared they had consolidated a strong force south of the city stretching from El Alamo four miles from Naval carnero to about eight miles west of Aranjez important communica tions point near Toledo The front to the south of Madrid shaped into a battering ram column focused at Casarrubuelos about 18 miles south of Madrid Reinforced infantry columns supported by ar tillery and air units drove forward in that sector after occupying Illes cas 22 miles from Madrid Intensive attacks closed in the fascist ring toward El Escorial in the north according to insurgent reports and east of Toledo Are Killed Thousands of government militia men were killed when insurgent forces routed socialist miners to the democratic party Herring to Open North Iowa Vote Drive Here Will Speak at Large Joint Session at Y Tuesday Night Gov Clyde L Herring democrat ic nominee for United States sena tor seeking the seat now held by Senator L J Dickinson will open his campaign in North Iowa at a large joint session held at the Y M C A Tuesday evening at 8 oclock The Workers NonPartisan league supporting the reelection of President Roosevelt is joining with the Cerro Gordo county democratic committee in spnsoring this meet ing Members of the county commit tee pointed out Monday that this is the first and very likely will be opportunity for Mason to hear Governor Herring in this campaign Arrangements are being made for a large crowd at the meeting Governor Herring will discuss the accomplishments of the democratic administration both state and na tional He is regarded by the mem GOV CLYDE L HERRING bers of his party as the one man in Iowa who is in a position to speak for President Roosevelt Monday Night 6 east and 10 west William Hard and Gifford Pinchot WEAF and New York state from Buffalo Jeffersonian democrats WJC NBC Bainbridge Colby and Joseph B Ely and New York state Gov H A Lehman Frank P Walsh and N Y state natwork 10 John Littl Tuesday a m Women of NBC Blue net work p Louis Johnson past national commander of the American Legion and chairman of the veterans advisory committee of sieze Oviedo in the far north The insurgents guarded the provincial capital against counterattacks and rushed new food supplies to the starving civil population ending a threemonths siege Informed sources in Moscow de clared the soviet angered over delay in enforcing European neutrality in the Spanish civil war was determined to with draw from the nonintervention agreement The reports said the Kremlin had decided definitely to denounce the agreement and may announce its withdrawal Monday or Tuesday Judge F M Hunter Passes at Ottumwa OTTUMWA M Hunter 78 former second judicial district judge and prominent attorney died at his home here His only survivor is his wife who is seriously ill R e p u b Landon Radio clubs Mrs Anna L Smith and Joseph Anderson WALKOUT FAILS TO MATERIALIZE Workers Alliance Head Says WPA Strike in Carroll County CARROLL a confer ence with District Director Emery S Petty of Council Bluffs Frank Ty rell of Carroll Workers Alliance chairman for Carroll county an nounced Monday that a WPA strike in this county had been a mistake and that the 12 men who failed to show up for work Monday morning would be back on the job before the day was over Tyrell said the difficulty arose in the case of Frank Lambert em ployed as a common laborer on the Carroll cemetery WPA project For two days Lambert was shifted to a semiskilled job but received no in crease in wages At the conference Monday Tyrell learned that in Carroll county WPA common and semiskilled receive the same wages 35 cents an hour WPA officials promised to post the wage schedule on all WPA pro jects in the county to prevent future misunderstandings Extension Workers at AmeS Conference AMES State colleges 300 extension workers were here Monday for the opening sessions of the annual extension conference LOOK INSIDE FOR COL FRANK KNOX To Be Heard Tuesday Night at Fort Dodge ON PAGE 3 Exploring the History of Iowa by John Bnggs ON PAGE 2 Subscribed in Community Chest Drive ON PAGE 11 Europe Aroused Over Leopolds Statement PAGE 4 COL 2 ITALIAN TROOPS PAY BACK ENEMY Mass Reprisal Is Staged Against Ethiopians Who Killed 30 Flyers ADDIS ABABA Mon day completed a mass reprisal against Ethiopian irregulars who last July ambushed and killed 30 fascist aviators in western Wallega province Thirty Italian bombing and trans port planes carrying 500 men armed with rifles and machine guns land ed at Lekemti dispatches to Addis Ababa reported and engaged irreg ular troops in a fiercebattle during which the natives suffered heavy casualties Swooping down on the uprised Ethiopians the blackshirts scattered Emperor Haile Selassies former sol diers and joined forces with local warriors sympathetic to the Italians The combined expedition sought out the Ethiopians believed respon sible for the July slayings and at tacked them with bombs and ma chine guns The irregular forces were scat tered leaving dead and wounded be hind in their flight to escape the vengeful fascist assault Herring Says G 0 P Promises Are Bosh DES MOINES UP Addressing Iowa officers and district chairmen of the Young Democratic clubs Gov Clyde L Herring Democratic senatorial candidate said Sunday night All the propaganda and promises of a republican new deal are Herring said the republicans did all that was necessary to make sure of a democratic success in Iowa when they permitted Herbert Hoov er to take part in the campaign last SUPREME BENCH NOT TO PASS ON THREE APPEALS Will Not Now Take Up Constitutionality jf Securities Act WASHINGTON govern ment won tactical victories in the supreme court ItoiWay when the nine justices refused to review liti gation challenging the constitution ality of three new deal laws The court declined to pass on an appeal filed by J Edward Jones New York securities dealer ques tioning1 the constitutionality of the 1933 truth in securities act re quiring registration of stocks be fore public sale It also refused to review an at tack on provisions of the national industrial recovery act and of the 1935 emergency relief appropriation measure authorizing government loans and grants for construction of publicly owned electric plants On Procedural Grounds The action taken was purely on procedural grounds and had no di rect relation to the merits of the legislation The only statement made by the court was that the appeals were The government had ap posed a review of the controversies Government loans for electric plants were assailed by the Texas Utilities company and the Alabama Power company in an effort to stop construction of plants In eight Tex as and Alabama cities A review of a similar controversy appealed by the Duke Power com pany already had been promised by the court and arguments are to tee heard the week of Nov 3 Permitted The Texas and Alabama compan ies lost in the federal district court for the district of Columbia and ask ed the supreme court to review the case without awaiting a ruling by ttc court so it could be argued along with the Duke appeal Such procedure is permitted occasionally In the Jones case the second cir cuit court of appeals at New York upheld a temporary injunction tp restrain him from violating the Before starting another week of arguments the justices also agreed to pass on disputes involving a Washington state sales tax imposed on articles imported for use 71 building Grand Coulee dam a seven year prison term imposed on Dirk de Jonge a communist by Oregon courts for violation Of the states criminal syndicalism law and the New York mortgage commission act Astors Turned Down It refused to review an appea by John Jacob Astor and Waldorf As tor in their effort to recover of federal estate taxes paid on of property by their the late William Waldorf Astor of Great Britain who died in 1919 The court allowed to stand with out review a ruling by a three judge federal court in Colorado dismiss ing an attack by S H Kress and company and others on the consti tutionality of Colorados 1935 law regulating the operation of restau rants Drug store and similar lunch counters were involved Luther College Gets Over Gifts DECOilAH college received gifts worth more than 000 as more than persons at tended the colleges diamond jubilee here FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudy and colder Monday night and Tuesday MINNESOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy Monday night and Tuesday colder freezing tem perature in central and north Monday night colder in east and south Tuesday IN MASON CITY GobejGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 2 Minimum in Night 50 At 8 A M Monday 53 Figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 0clock Sunday morning Maximum Saturday M Minimum in Night 38 At 8 A M Sunday 52 COMPLETES TRIP CIRCLING GLOBE Reporter Ekins Back in New York Newspaper After 1812 Days NEW YORK R Ekins world circling ended his trip in the lobby of the New York WorldTelegram at a m Monday completing his dash around the globe in slightly more than 18 V2 days Ekins reporter for the World Telegram and other ScrippsHoward papers thus became the official winner of the unofficial race he staged with Dorothy Kilgallen of the New York Journal and Inter national News Service and Leo Kieran of the New York Times Both of Eking rivals still are In Manila awaiting departure for Cal ifornia of the first passenger flight of the China Clipper giving Ekins winning margin of some miles Ekins time is recorded as the second fastest ever made for a trip around the world only by Wiley Posts solo flight mark Ekins said he used only established trans portation on his mile dash He went entirely by air ex cept for automobile to and from airports and landing fields ;