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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPS ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 17 Looking at Candidates Thomas Best After Luncheon Speaker Says Steicart DECKERS ANNOUNCE PAY BOOST By c HARLES F STEWART ASHINGTOX CPA1 To the NTS of my knowl and belief I the Nations i club in elude one W communist ir us N e v c rtheles SEVEN PER CENT INCREASE TO BE STARTED NOV 2 Fascist Airplanes Machine Gun Madrid Landon Takes Drive for Election to Pittsburgh te KaM BrowJor sot a Says New Deal week aso o r speaker a A luncheon He was intfres to Also he w 3 s courte TT i n 1 J D n Hourly Paid and Piece Liberties work Employes Will i of America Be Affected wiat he iad said but srri or of his i rxxuiace ircnera Announcement of a 7 per cent wase increase for the hourly paid and piecework employes in the Ja cob E Decker and Sons plant of Armour and company was made Tuesday by General Manager Fred 0 The increase is effective Monday Nov 2 and is the result of success negotiations initiated by the em ploye representatives en the plant conference board This conference board is composed of elected repre sentatives of the plant employes and ar equal number of represen tatives of the management Living Cost Increased In announcing the increase Gen By HIJUH 1VAGNON PITTSBURGH Alf M Landon brought his presidential campaign to this steel center Tues day for a night address that aides said would deal with civil service and the spoils The republican nominee will speak in Duquesne garden at 8 p m CST concludingthe personal drive for his native Pennsylvanias 36 electoral votes which he began in Philadelphia Monday night with the assertion the new deal wields the same ax which destroyed the liber FOUR PERSONS BURN TO DEATH AS FARM HOME IS DESTROYED ties of so much of the old A throng that overflowed the capacity convention hall where President PLOosevelt was re nominated roared its applause as era Manager Dufficld made the fol Landon said new deal waste and statement i extravagance violate the constitu wage increase sought by tion and must be paid for by the representatives ci the employes and j little by the management was Open and WALL S per sons including the bedridden moth er of a 7 day old baby burned to death early Tuesday when their i farm home three miles east of here was destroyed by fire j The dead Lee Galbraith 23 his wife 20 two children aged four and two daughters of Mrs Grace Hemness sister of Galbraith who made her home at the farm RAW DEFENDING ARMY IN FIERCE INFANTRY RAIDS Socialists Jump Gun on Rebel Zero Hour by Counter Attack cos because of increased lt another j purposes Landon said has been of our plan of employe and He laid re Mrs Hemness rescued the seven day old baby of her sisterinlaw but her own children trapped on the second floor could not be reached Galbraith lost his life when the second floor collapsed as he attempted to save the children Galbraith and his sister were do ing chores in the barn when the fire n an broke out about a while Use uf public money for political i others of the family were asleep Firemen expressed the belief the r of the board of V of Tnomas N 1 Tri vrn3 to to o Governor Per representation under which contro versial matters of all kinds have been worked out to the mutual sat isfaction of the employes and the company Great credit is due to the pa tience and intelligence of the em rIoyes elected by their fellow work ers to represent them in these ne gotiations and the representatives ar to be congratulated on obtain this increase for the workers they More Purchasing Power The announcement of the wage at the Decker plant was received throughout the com wherever it became known Tuesday afternoon It was pointed out that it will mean that workers at the plant will have more money for the purchase of their needs increase n purchasing power is certain to have a gratifying effect or retail trade in the city It is estimated that a 7 per cent increase in wages will mean an ad dition of from to every week to the payioil of the Decker plant This means from to a year Granting of the 7 per cent increase in the Chicago plant of Armour and company was announced there by General Manager Warden H Sapp Between and Chicago employes wil benefit he said a few oi tir or his train i vrSesirj regardless of his i yr Y I tw fit soon but I i through him Smith Rev L is f it vrt alarmigtg in cre but there in nothing abcrut him He waa a good ad of late Senator Huey P who heally had some of the but he iznt a substitute Weve entertained Congressman Lemke theUnionist can Acd e a forceful charac He may be In proccw of build In a new party But if a new party xviill Lernke not be its i Jt will be John L Lewis or one of the La Follcttfs or someone vet unknown Lcmke is not even j x Bryan could not put j Four WPA Workers Escape Bad Injury as Car Hits Tram BURLINGTON WPA workers miraculously escaped death or injury here Tuesday morning when the automobile in which they were riding crashed icto a Burlington route engine on a downtown crossing One of the men William Reh mann was thrown more than SO feet down the tracks by the im pact The car wrecked None of the men suffered brok en bones the most seriously injured Arthur Underwood driver of the car suffering a deep gash in his neck BACKS EXPERT IN IWERS CASE Business College Head Says Signatures to Will Were Forged TIPTON Albert T Snovill of Sterling who operates business Colleges at Sterling and Clinton Iowa Tuesday corroborated the tes timony of Vernon Faxon Chicago handwriting expert who said that signatures on the will of Henry Iwers were forged Taking the witness stand after examination of Faxon wag complet ed in the machine shed fortune case Scoville testified he agreed with Faxon that the signa tures of Iwers and H D Snoke Davenport attorney who executed the will were forgeries I Faxon who left the witness stand Tuesday morning after three days I testimony previously told the jury he believed that because of defects in the signatures that both Iwers and Snokes signatures were false Plans for holding night sessions of the trial were abandoned when counsel for both sides agreed to al low the case to continue into the November terra of court which opens Monday Seventeen of Iwers relatives are contesting the validity of the will which bequeathed Iwers fortune to Mr and Mrs Louis Voss cousins of the late Sunbury farmer sponsibility for the most sinsister political machine of our history upon one one man alone ithe president of the United Landon told his hearers an un balanced budget inflation of the currency delegation of power to the chief executive destruction of local self were steps lead ing toward dictatorship Recalling that President Roose velt as a candidate for election in had said taxes are paid in of who Landcn said as a candidate for re election in 1936 he would have us believe that taxes are paid only out of the coffers of the Just How Just how forgetful does the president think we are Laadon demanded The record proves the president was right the first time the bulk of the money always comes frora the men and women who labor it is the little fellow who Many unable to set in the hall permitted to listen to the ad dress over loud speakers in the basement Superintendent of Police James A Malone said not onetenth of the crowd that lined the streets was able to get inside the hall Immediately after concluding his address the candidate returned to bis Sunfiower special where he ap peared smilingly confident as he chatted with associates before re tiring fcr the overnight trip Crowd Boars Response The crowd roared its response in Convention hall as Landon show ing slight trace of the hoarseness that nad been affecting him de manded j Who is going to pay the bill for I all this spending The and ether cries were heard We said Landon Who is paying the 32 billions which this administration has al ready collected The crowd joined in the ghout we and when Landon asked Who is going to put an end to this extravagance The shout we are reverberated through the flag decked hall We Must Opening with the declaration the fundamental issue is the preserva tion of the constitution and the Am erican way of life Landon told his hearers we must decide if we want a free and popular government or a government which concentrates increasing power in the chief execu The president saya thisissue is a fairy political bogey Landon said He underesti mates the American people they can see through reassuring Landon asserted this administra tion has ignored the constitutional checks and policy that violates the To describe the kind of spending that deluged the country we had to invent a new Landon asserted while the crowd laughted and applauded blaze started from an overheated stove After rescuing the infant Mrs Hemness was unable to reenter the blazing building and ran a half mile to a highway to summon aid When firemen from here reached the farm the house was in ruins SPEECH ADDED ram LIST Motor Trip Across Staten Island on Final Trip of Campaign WASHINGTON A motor trip across Staten through lower island and and a AUCTIONEER SELLS OWN COAT FOR 25c auctioneer for the Congregational sisterhood rummage sale which was held in Clarion nearly lost his coat when he picked it up by mistake and sold it The price 25 cents Fortunately he found the pnr nhaser and regained it at the same price American Shipper in Dublin Bay Following Its Battle With Sea i LONDON wallowing helplessly for 24 hours in a wild storm on the Irish sea the ton liner American Shipper hove to in Dublin bay Tuesday victor over a destructive 10 mile gale sweeping the British Isles speech at the dedication of a new I building at Brooklyn college were I added Tuesday to President Roose velts final eastern campaign plans While the chief executive contin ued to prepare a half dozen formal addresses for the strategic preelec tion battles on the Atlantic sea board his aides announced the de tails for the strenuous itinerary which begins Tuesday night and winds up at Hycie Park N elec tion eve Flans Motor Trip The president was to leave Wash ington late Tuesday night and ar rive in Eayonne N around Wednesday morning He will motor from there to and across Staten island and then ferry from Staten island Lo Bay Ridge in Brooklyn whence he will motor to Brooklyn for corner8tolie layin He then motors to Williamsburg bridge inspecting enroute one of the largest federal housing projects Crossing the bridge he will continue through lower Manhattan and ferry to Governors island for lunch He will leave about p m by ferry for Bedloes island to speak at the Statue of Liberty No Forgotten Race A black overcoat thrown over his shoulders to shield him from the autumn chill President Roosevelt joined with Negro students and fac ulty of Howard university Monday night in outdoor ceremonies open ing a new chemistry building built with PWA funds As far as it was humanly pos he told them the govern ment has followed the policy that among American citizens there should be no forgotten men and no forgotten races It is a wise and truly American policy We shall continue faithfully to observe FORECAST IOWA Increasing cloudiness and not so cool Tuesday night Wednesday unsettled with pos sibly local showers cooler central and west portions MINNESOTA Cloudy and un settled Tuesday night and Wed nesday possibly local light rain or snow In east portion and Tues day night in west not so cold night colder Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday S9 Minimum In Nipht 20 At 8 A M Tuesday 33 MADRID aircraft machine gunned Madrid Tuesday but confined their fire largely to government antiaircraft batteries Five fascist planes and govern ment artillery fought a sharp duel when the attacking craft circled over the capital in broad daylight Inhabitants rushed to windows to watch the spectacular exchange of machine gun fire as three insurgent bombers and two pursuit planes roared over the city raking govern ment autiaircraft batteries Part of their fire sprayed into the sfreets but there were no casualties on eithtr side The pianes reconnoitered over the city for a while and then sped away They returned again circled out of range of the antiaircraft fire and then disappeared Heavy Fighting Rages Heavy fighting raged over a wide front as a human avalanche of raw Madrid government troops un leashed a desperate counter attack in an attempt to stem the fascist sweep toward the capital Jumping the gun on the heralded insurgent zero hour for the final assault on Madrid wave after wave of Bocialist militia rushed across the Caujfht by surprise the fascist high command rushed up artillery tanks ami armored cars to beat off the attack The socialist thrust was aimed at rhe strategic Navalcarnero sector with the troops advancing out of Mostoles 10 miles south of Madrid Fierce fighting Moorish legjon over the sec savageiy handto hand Fascists Caught Sleeping The fury of the attack left the fascists momentarily thunderstruck They were sleeping heavily storing up long needed strength for the big push on Madrid which was expected to be signaled within 48 hours Confidence over the prospects of swift seizure of the capital had been heightened by reports brought back to the insurgent lines by fas cist blackbirds of On their raids over Madrid they said they had seen long lines of refugee au tomobiles streaming out of the cap ital on the eastbound road to Val encia The fascist provisional govern ment at Burgos further declared the way was paved for either a starve out siege or a smashing blow which would take Madrid within three to ten Madrid was isolated the Burgos communique said asserting that rail communication from the capi tal was severed at El Escorial northwest of Madrid and at Aran juez to the south Open Withering Fire Sweeping down from ttffe El Es corial region and westward from above Illescas where they had been driven by Gen Jose Varelas insur gent advance the socialist troops dotted the countryside wth nests of machine gunners and riflemen who opened a withering fire on the startled fascists Apparently intent upon cutting the road between Valnnojack and Navalcarnero the socialist artillery hurled 60 shells into Navalcarnero itself A squadron of fascist planes hurriedly took off amid the rain of bursting shells and effectively si lenced the socialist guns with bombs At the same time fascist tanks and armored cars plunged into the battle and drove the untrained Mad rid troops scurrying to cover Two thousand Moorish legion naires joined in the battle which saw the Madrid troops wilt and fall back towards Mostoles Parents Come by Air Boy Has Even Chance AMES both parents at his bedside after flying from Miami M R Harrison Iowa State college freshman was conceded an even chance for recovery from pneumonia by physicians The boys mother came here by plane last Fri day and his father a captain in the marine reserve flying corps arrived in a U S navy plane Monday LOOK INSIDE FOR WILHELM HOHENZOLLEKN Report Hitler Considers ON7 PAGE 2 Townsend MayHelp Landon in Far West ON PAGE 2 Gillette Says New Deal Helped U S Business ON PAGE 10 Bancroft Structure Is Destroyed by Flames ON PAGffi 3 Cerro Gordo Teachers Will Meet on Saturday ON PAGE 8 Father of Triplets Gets Boost m Pay WASHINGTON Howard Armstrong 28 year old artist who became the fther of triplets Mon day had his salary increased by the federal housing administration a year for each baby Iguess hell never need a raise again as badly as he does right one housing official said Politics on The Air TIME IS CENTRAL STANDARD Note Schedule Subject to Last Minute Change TUESDAY NIGHT 6 East 0 West Wm Hard comment period WEAFNBC 8 Gov A M Landon WJZ and N Y state Judge W F Bleakley and N Y state Gov W H Lehman WABCCBS Alexander Wool cott WORMBS Joseph P Tumulty Progressive WABCCBS Roosevelt Jeffersonian Democrats WJZ NBC John S Hurley West repeat at WEAFNBC and WGN Former Senator James A Reed WEDNESDAY Republican WEAFNBC p Landon Radio clubs labor union discussion WJZNBC p Theodore Roosevelt Fred Warburg Roger S Straus J Jarz field Clare G Fenerty Attorney General Cummings Golub Is After Raid on Home Martha Bush Golub 410 Fifth street southwest is being held in the county jail following a raid by police Tuesday noon on her home and the home of Kate OBrink Neu mann 410 Fifth street southwest charged with an attempt to com mit an abortion Charges are being filed by Hines Mount assistant county attorney on a county attor neys information Mrs Neumann is being held in the city jail and a niece of Mrs Golub and two roomers of the Neumann home and the husband of the wo man upon whom the abortion was alleged to have been performed are being held in the city jail for in vestigation The woman the name of whom police were withholding 1 was taken to the Park hospital for treatment Husband Confesses In a confession made by the bus band he said the alleged illegal op eration was performed in the bed room of the Golub home Sunday morning The wife was later taken to the home of Mrs Neumann she was to remain until she had recovered The confession was made by the husband of the woman when police arrested him Tuesday morning when he had refused to tell the parents of the girl where his wife bad gone According to the confession he first learned that his wife had become pregnant toward the latter part of July The couple had been married two years and already had one child and the wife was afraid she was not in condition to bear another Threatened Suicide When his wife threatened to com mit suicide raiJierMtbanhave the child he said he agreed to go to Martha Bush Golub and arrange for an abortion They went to the home of Mrs Golub about three weeks ago and it was agreed the price of the operation should be Later this figure was reduced to S2S The husband stated that he paid to Mrs Golub on Sunday fol lowing the operation The operation was alleged to have taken place sometime between 9 and 10 oclock Sunday morning and about 2 hours later the woman was taken to the Neumann home The husband had left their baby with his wife and returned home alone causing the parents of the woman to become suspicious County attorneys information will be filed against Mrs Holub immediately and as soon as the complaining witness who is in the hospital recovers sufficiently to take the witness stand the case will go to trial Mr Hines stated STATTGASOLINE TAX LAW UPHELD Woodbury County Decision Is Reversed by Supreme Court of Iowa DES MOINES Iowa su preme court Tuesday declared con stitutional tne states three cents a gallon gasoline tax under which ap proximately one million dollars is collected monthly The court said the method by which the law passed the legisla ture and the states right to tax its subdivisions the two points in con troversy were constitutional In upholding the act the supreme court reversed a decision of Wood bury county District Judge F H Pace who ruled that Woodbury county need not pay the state 235 gasoline tax on gasoline used in trucks Voted on Compromise Rice held the law was not con stitutionally adopted since the legis lature voted on a conference com mittee compromise of senate and house measures He cited the courts decision holding the salary reduc tion act unconstitutional on simi lar grounds The supreme court however said the two cases were not parallel The court also held that many courts have ruled that unless a county or city specifically is ex empt in the statute such a tax le ally may be exacted from them In Effect 2 Tears The gas taxlaw in question a complete revision of the states ear lier gasolinetax law went into ef fect April 1 1934 Although the supreme court ruled the county must pay the tax it said the district court need not require lo exact a penalty of because the county in good faith refused to pay the tax in order to obtain a court ruling on the law MRS SIMPSONS DIVORCE TAKES BUT 17 MINUTES Decree of King Edwards Friend to Be Final in 6 Months IPSWICH stern bewigged English justice with an air of reluctance freed WaJlis Simpson King Edwards smart American friend from her marital ties Tuesday In a 17 minute hearing at ancient Ipswich assizes Justice Sir Joha Anthony Hawkelistened to the per functory testimony of Mrs Simp son and three hotel employes charging Aldrich Simpson with misconduct Then heflung the papers on the bench and snapped Oh very well a decree That means that with good con duct under the watchful eye of thei kings proctor Mrs Simpson will receive an absolute divorce in six months Simpson to Pay Costs The corespondent alleged in the testimony to have stayed with Simpson at the Hotel de Paris at Bray near Maidenhead during the latter part of July was not named in court although Mrs Simpsons attorney said she had been sub penaed Simpson once an officer in King Edwards Coldstream guards must pay the cost of the action From the time a fanfare of silver trumpets opened the court to the minute the massive doors were un locked to let out the news of Eng lands most intriguing divorce pro ceedings since the time of Henry VIII it was apparent that Mr Jus lice Hawke did not care much for his role Not once did he look at Simpson and on several occasions he was curtly stern with her two lawyers On Stand It Minutes At the start he inquired sudden ly Why has this case come here1 and after a consultation with the court registrar muttered Oh well I am told x x x Mrs Simpson a trim serene fig ure in blue was on the witness stand for just 14 minutes A minute after the judges deci sion had been announced she escorted by two men and walked rapidly from the courtroom Hurrying downstairs she entered her big black car and was driven swiftly away She had testified quickly and calmly that her husbands affec tions changed toward her in tine autumn of 1934 that she had found one letter in a womans handwrit ing on a dressing table and had re ceived another through the and that at length she had her hus band watched to discover his al leged tryst at Bray English People Alarmed To the English people little they knexv about the affair froni silent newspapers Tuesdays pro ceedings opened up all important possibilities Their king has made it plain his has a right to private happiness Hence the question Will majesty many Mrs now twice all more pressing Simpson London ships broker made no contest of the divorce Hiu wife bora Wallis Warfield in Balti more was questioned carefully by her attorney Norman Birkett to bring out the facts of the most cel ebrated divorce case in the United Kingdom since the stirring days of Henry VIII Shows Three Letters She produced three letters which she handed to judge Her evidence alleged that her ships broker husband a subject of the king was guilty of misconduct at the hotel De Paris at Bray near Maidenhead Berkshire at the eni of July A bellboy a waiter and a cleric identified the hotel register to show the alleged misconduct Mrs Simpson in a trim blue suit with a polkadot blouse and a smart blue waifer hat at a jaunty angle was completely at ease on the wit ness stand She showed not the slightest trace of nerves Stickler for Procedure Known as a stickler for correct court procedure the judge stern both with Counselor Birkett one of Englands most able lawyers and with Mrs Simpsons other at torney Walter Frampton On the other bam1 Mr Justice Hawke paid not the slightest heed to the svelte plaintiff studying1 tht papers in the case and devoting attention to the lawyers without even so much M looking at Mrs Simpson once Not once during all her ;