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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLLH FIVE CENTS A COPT ASSOCIATED PMSS LEASED WIR3C S3CRV1CB MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 19 llth Post in Cabinet Byrd Denies Action of That Sort Is Considered VOTE IN IOWA TO EXCEED 1932 By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON long apo I had j occasion to refer to a renews of talk in savor of an eleventh cabi net department we have 10 now is compared 1 with he fve Uncle Sara start ed with My statement lo the f ect that this suesestion was a d Vv f 1 o p m rom the activi ties c a senate cre ated at the last 0 cowess to do a Job ctcxrnit tees Sefia HMTTV F Bvrd of fx c reorganization r50itor 12 to The present list of tninits or oajecls o story me tiat t v a matter his never even by the committee save made no rec eivv whatever re ha creation o I personally ire reasos of wiica 1 wouii be to creator o a acids o want o make a public statement c have and I thought you OUK correct Members Talk v I se my Senator Syrd Sena occasionally Washington during the I have not aerator 3yrd tie chairman of recently but I are not with for scxisaions of the r up an elev but a few associates an ampiifica branch of the i mind f but hear of rxtfore makes its rerort The members who fa an Department may be i but at least here i fa minority on that aide Expansion Always Wins hat i3 a I ever hat a campaign for govemmen condensation always leads into a rpaiga for governmental expan aiid that exparjioa wins in the REGISTRATIONS IN CITIES SHOW HEAVY INCREASE Gain Shown at Des Moines at Cedar Rapids Madrid Reports Ample War Materials DES MOINES Of heavy increases in registration at Iowa cities maintaining permanent registration systems strongly indi icated Thursday that the general vote Tuesday will mount above the votes cast in the 1932 Iowa general election The 1032 vote in which Roose velt polled ballots to Hoovers was the greatest our workers know in an advance in the states history Des Moines for example reported approximately new registra placing a tax on the tions bringing the total persons eligible to cast ballots to about The increase was so marked that County Atty Carl Burkman started an investigation to see if any of the i registrations were fraudulent So far he has discovered none at MarshaUtcm n 1 At Marshalltown voters have registered since the June pri bringing the total to i Waterloo reported a 51 per cent Increase in registration over that in 1932 The present registration there is compared with four years ago Between Oct 15 and 24 the names of voters were enrolled At voters have I registered since the June primary making anestimated eligible to vote next Tuesday Centerville reported a total of registered j which was a sharp increase I In Davenport more than voters were listed on the registra tion books Between and i new voters qualified to cast their ballots last Saturday i Council Bluffs Gain Council Bluffs reported a 1936 registration of compared with four years ago I Two thousand additional registra I tions were made at Mason City bringing the total to a new high of i Cedar Rapids reported the largest general election registration in its j history with voters eligible to i ballot This was a gain of over the June primary I At Muscatine the present regis tration is nearly more than in 1932 Penn Freed in Election LawArrest DES MOINES Penn Des Moines manufacturer was re leased upon his own recognizance Thursday after his arrest for vio lating state election laws by distri buting unsigned notices tending to create sentiment against President Penn who is president of the Penn Electric Switch company said in a statement as I understand it I was not arrested because I did not tell the truth but because my pro secutor decided that it hurts MV Roosevelts political chances to let our workers know in an advance and before an election that law which the president had passed was Ucder the signature of one 01 oy prominent Washington news paper colleagues Bob McCor columnist for a chain of na tionally published dailies I read the other day Creation of an eleventh federal department looms Washington Daily News Oct Page 21 i sense it soon I did Lei me claim that credit But claim his testimony as corroborative May Be Kconcmical It does not follow anyway that the condensation of the govern ments independent offices into a single department would be an ex travagance It may be advantageous a measure of economy There are 80odd of these out fits They include commissions estab lishments administrations boards corporations councils committees conventions societies institutions unions bureaus authorities indus tries and coordinations All these designations are taken from the congressional directory and there are some more somewhat Well whats the objection to an eleventh cabinet department to stir this mixture into one FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday night and Friday cooler Thursday night In extreme northwest portion cooler Friday In east and south portions MINNESOTA Generally fair Thursday night and Friday colder Thursday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for J4 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday Minimum In Night 34 At 8 A M Thursday 38 RARE DISEASE FATAL TO CHILD Blood Transfusions Fail to Save Seven Year Old Philip Levitt CHICAGO Levitt 7 year old sufferer from an unusual blood infection died Thursday after a long The boy whose plight brought offers of blood donors from all parts of the nation died at his home Three transfusions were given to Philip during September by 13 year olfl Maurice Oldham son of City Commissioner Mack Oldham of Lexington Ky The youth was chosen from hundreds of volunteers who answered appeals by letter and telegram The Levitt boy was stricken with Veridans s t r e ptococcic infection Blood transfusions are necessary to fight the infection and donors phy sicians said must be persons who have recovered from the infection or have been inoculated against it In a last minute effort to save the boy his father Morris Levitt an insurance salesman gave a transfusion Wednesday Both the parents were inoculated against the disease gome time ago Inn Manager Says He Had to Kick in IOWA CITY A Baldwin Johnson county attorney made pub lic an affidavit signed by C W Heath manager of the Polly Inn Barbeque in which Heath charges that men representing themselves as city detectives demanded him to kickin with to in order to obtain a beer permit Two Men Convicted ATLANTIC deliber ating 23 hours a district court jury found Clarence Beltz 56 guilty of rape upon a 14 year old girl Har old Stennet 34 pleaded guilty to the same charge and was sentenced to one year imprisonment In Pay Envelope The Des Moines man was arrested late Wednesday on information signed by J C Lewis Iowa federa tion of labor president With the in formation was a photostatic copy of a pay envelope distributed by the Penn company which bore this statement Pay reduction effective Janu ary 1937 we are compelled by a Roosevelt new deal law to make a 1 per cent reduction from your wages and turn it over to the gov ernment Finally this may go as high as 3 per cent You might get this money back in future years but only if congress decided to make an appropriation for that purpose There is no guarantee Decide be fore November election day whether you wish to take these chances Doesnt Believe Guilt Penn said that he did not believe he was guilty of the law violation because each of jthe pay contained a check with the com panys name on it Penn was ar raigned immediately after his arrest before Municipal Judge Charles Cooter who fixed Nov 12 as the date for hearing Lewis issued a statement after filing the information in which he said in filing an information and causing the arrest of Mr Albert Penn I am seeking to uphold the ROOSEVELT HITS PROPAGANDA PAY ENVELOPES Says Full Dinner Pail of G 0 P Was Empty Market HARRISBURG Presi dent Roosevelt declared Thursday the old republican slogan of a full the and ex American dinner pail turned out to be empty market pressed confidence the people would go forward with those who are succeeding in filling that basket once more Addressing a crowd packed shoul der to shoulder in front of the cap itol steps the chief executive said republican leaders today were still preaching class against class and B ion in a market basket that promised lower food prices for the house wife and higher prices for the farmer He rode to the capitol with GOV George H Earle and Senator Jo seph F Guffey through packed with applauding Earle presented him Food Prices Higher The president conceded streets citizens food prices were higher saying that was a deliberate aim of the new deal I but contended factory payrolls had increased faster The result he said was that the housewife pays more money for what she buys but she has more money to buy it with shenas more money left over after she has The presidents formal speech here was his of the day in an effort to win the Keystone states 36 electoral votes At WilkesBarre LOOK INSIDE FOR MISS INA T TYLER Miss MacGregor New Iowa Relief Director ON PAGE 3 Look for Chapter 32 of Flowers at Her Feet ON PAGE 17 Trojans Wallop Dodger Jaysees in Grid Scrap ON PAGE 15 Threat of Maritime Strike Is Postponed ON PAGE 2 Mason City Butter Judging Team First ON PAGE 13 ITALY DECLARES Landon Lays SUPPLIES WERE SENT BY RUSSIA Fascists Prepare for Final Attack Claim Capital Doomed curity act by a campaign of pay en election laws of Iowa In addition 11 He also said I said he gave the people food and shortly after j w0rk and after 3u critical years breakfast he told a huge crowd of he was the only American who hap anthracite workers beside his train snown courage wisdom and fore that a handful of employers polii in ieading our nation through ticians and some newspapers were j one of moai dangerous crisis in trying to sabotage the social sej modern BULLETIN PARIS Spanish sources Thursday night said a new government army equipped with Russian tanks and planes hajs been gathered at the south eastern cities of Albacete and Alicante to attack the rear of in surgent armies in time to save Madrid MADRID Spains govern ment announced cryptically Thurs day it had everything necessary for a phrase generally inter preted to mean the defenders of Madrid had obtained sufficient tanks airplanes and other war ma terial to meet insurgent besiegers on even terms In the newest round of inter national charges and counter charges Italy Wednesday accused Russia of sending men and war material to Madrid on 20 occasions during the current Coincident with the announce ment made by Premier Francisco Largo Cabellero the government radio informed the populace not to be alarmed if many planes appeared over the capital Thursday The planes the broadcast said would be loyal aircraft in review formation Later the prime minister In a proclamation to the militia forces called upon the troops to make a supreme effort to drive the insur gents from the Madrid area and said The government now has tanks and REPORT MADRID WORK ON FORTIFICATIONS DROPPED ON MADRID BATTLEFRONTS Wreath Upon T R s Grave NEW YORK Alf M Landon refreshed by a good nights rest motored to Oyster Bay Thurs day to place a wreath on the grave of Theodore Roosevelt in tribute to the twentysixth president of the United States i Pausing briefly at the grave of the famous rough the re publican presidential nominee laid on it a wreath of autumn leaves and chrysanthemums His trip to Oyster Bay a small Long Island community was along winding concrete highways The morning air was crisp His route gave him an opportunity to see the recently opened triborough bridge which links the New York City bor oughs of the Bronx Queens and Manhattan The laying of the wreath followed a brief visit with the widow of the former president at her Oyster Bay home Landon conferred Wednesday night with Alfred E Smith and smilingly told newsmen that were going to stick together for a long Political observers believed Smith might introduce the governor at the Madison Square Garden rally at whiei he speaks Thursday night at Iowa time want people to realize what ends some persons are willing to go in their unholy and vicious efforts to influence voters by misrepresenta tion and Party Chairmen Comment E H Birmingham state demo cratic chairman declared Thursday he has known for some time that certain employers were violating the laws in regard to propagan da on the social security Carl H Cook republican state chairman with whom Penn con ferred immediately after his ar raignment joined in the controversy along with Birmingham The goose he said has hit its stride in Here was an employer of many men endeavoring to honestly advise them that deduc tions fim their pay checks would be made in 1937 Evidently the new dealers do not want the employes to know the truth about this new lowan Kills Himself OSKALOOSA Coop er 72 killed himself here Thurs day with a gun Politics on The Air TIME IS CENTRAL STANDARD Note Schedule Is Subject to Last Minute Change Thursday night 6 10 west William Hard comment WJZNBC state S Judge W F Bleakley WABCCBS Gov A M Lan don JeffersonianDemocrats WJZ NBC 7 Joseph B Ely WJZNBC James A Reed Association of Tax WJZNBC Alfalfa Bill Mur ray of Oklahoma Democratic WE AFNBC Gen Hugh S Johnson WJZNBC Secretary of State Cordel Hull WORNY state Gov H H Lehman WJZNBC 9 Secre tary of Agriculture Henry A Wal lace 9 Fath er Charles E Coughlin Friday p Landon radio clubs California day WABCCBS 5 Gov A M Landon WHO noon George Wilson KMA KFNF Senator Dickinson Independent Coalition WABC CBS Catherine Emmett the new deal aimed to make the public conscious that the welfare of labor is the welfare of Talks at Sunbury At an unscheduled stop at Sun bury he spoke to a large crowd from his special train after it came to a halt in the center of the busi ness district Senator Guffey has been telling me that this is the original home of the incandescent he said adding with a smile And so I can congratulate you this year for having seen the He also spoke again of federal cooperation to prevent floods af ter saying he had been informed his train stood on a spot where last springs overflow dumped four feet of water Someone handed him a ift just before the train left Sunbury It was a thermometer tacked on a piece of anthracite Holding it up to the crowd he forecast next Tuesday would be fair and At Harrisburg an artillery bat tery of the Pennsylvania national guard fired the presidential salute as the president came into view of the capitol More Than The crowd at Capitol Park esti mated by state police officials at more than roared to its feet as the chief executive entered the platform A motor trip through Philadel phia and talks at Camden N and Wilmington were on the tail end of the days campaign sche dule The president returns to Washington Thursday night Mr Roosevelt told his Harrisburg audience the new deal in three and a half years had proved that dependence and unity will work while the republicans an 12 years proved that sectionalism will not Ours has been a program of one for all and all for he aaid That doctrine has given us recov ery Continuing that practice will continue recovery x x x I know that tie American people will not return to power those leaders who emptied the national market bas ket I know that the American peo ple will go forward with those who are succeeding in filling it once Too Wide He said the administration was attempting to solve the difficulty of too wide a spread between what the farmer gets and the consumer pays by being on guard against and by seeking new means to eliminate waste and du plication in distribution Governor Earle in presenting the president evoked applause as he wakesSure the president girding for a final as v ajaut j sanlt nn Madrid thp fasnist hiph spoke at Miners park on John Mit chell aside to honor the leader of the union movement among miners Denies Employer Right No he said has a right to put his political preferences in the pay envelope That is coer cion even if he tells the whole truth But this propaganda misrep resents by telling only half the truth Labor and a fair minded public must place such tactics in a class with the coercion of the strongarm squad and the whispering of the planted labor spy This pay envelope propaganda has one clear sabot age the social security act To sab otage that act is to sabotage la A few moments later the chief executive said he knew American workers made wise as well as strong by the achievements of John Mitchell and his would not be fooled by the campaign againt the security law Building on Work The nation he said now was building on the work of John Mitchell The miners leader he added pioneered for collective bar gaining and today we have put upon the federal statute books the sault on Madrid the fascist high command hailed Thursday the as serted statement of a captured so cialist chiefofstaff that work had been stopped on Madrid fortifica tions and that the capital was With the vanguard of the fascists Vshaped thrust within 10 miles of Madrid insurgent commanders gird ed for the final attack Heavy artillery field pieces and antiaircraft batteries were being wheeled to the front lines to ham mer Madrids fortifications when the big push starts On the arterial highway between Madrid and Navalcarnero advance squads of insurgents reached the vi cinity of Alcorcon efght miles southwest of the beleaguered city after seizing Mostoles last vital point in the government defense Cheered by Populate In Madrid meanwhile the popu1 lace cheered hysterically at ment announcements that socialist war planes had destroyed at least 17 fascist aircraft An official bulletin hailed the air successes as CLIMBERS SAVE FALLEN HUNTER Bickering Torches Light Up Steep Trails Where Slip Means Death SALT LAKE CITY flickering torches lighting steep trails where a slip meant death climbers rescued a fallen hunter early Thursday from a narrow ledge feet up in the Wasatch moun tains after braving darkness and near zero weather In an even more dangerous task the group lowered the injured deer hunter Lloyd Rawson 21 by ropes 300 feet to the base of the cliff from which he fell then painstakingly carried him in a sixhour descent to the valley floor There he was loaded on a horse for a trip to a mountain road where an ambulance awaited Becoming separated from his brother Joseph shortly before noon Wednesday Lloyd wtas brushed off the cliff by a rolling boulder Only the ledge saved him from a 300 foot death plunge In the short drop his legs were broken Fair Skies Slightly Cooler Weather for Iowa Are Predicted DES MOINES skies j but slightly cooler temperatures in for Iowa Thursda LANDON WINNER OVER PRESIDENT IN STRAW VOTE Takes Electoral Votes From 32 States in Digest Poll Thousands of North lowans were at their radios Wednesday night when the filial totals by states in the Literary Digests presidential strow vote were announced under the sponsorship of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company Gov Alfred M London of Kansas republican nominee was shown to be victor over President Franklin D Roosevelt both in popular vote and in electoral vote The popular vote was LANDON ROOSEVELT The electoral vote was LANDON KOO5KVELT In 32 states the Kansan held a lead ranging from nearly 4 to 1 down to a few hundred in toto while in 15 states the president com manded a lead in excess of 7 to 1 in Mississippi It Foretold in 1932 In three previous elections the Literary Digest vote has foretold the results of the presidential elec tion with an amazing accuracy Four years ago for example the straw vote showed 474 electoral votes for Roosevelt and 57 for Hoover in the election Roosevelt received 472 and Hoover received 59 3 discrepancy of only 2 in 531 electoral votes In the popular vote was predicted for Roosevelt he re ceived was forecast for Koover he received 1936 Vote by Stales The vote by states announced Wednesday nigflt with the electoral vote of each state Klrr lonil STATES Voles 3 Arizona 9 22 California fi Colorado X Connecticut 3 7 Florida Ronscvrll Landon It 11 It 10 Jdnho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Ji fainc 8 Maryland 19 MJchipin 11 Minnesota 9 MiftolsfiippL 15 4 Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Tcrftfly New Mexico New York North Cnrolina North triumph since the civil war began 14 weeks ago Twelve insurgent planes were destroyed at Talavera de la Reina the government reported and at least five others at Seville Other Madrid planes the report night and Friday the weatherman said j The state got through Wednesday j night without a freeze the low I temperature reported being 36 at Charles City Thursday night how ever low reading of 26 degrees were expected in North Iowa with even freezing in southwest Iowa and 34 degree lows in the southeast sec tion I Oklahoma K Orcson If Pennsylvania 4 Rhode Inland X South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee w WlJUCI ATitkUJr taiiW fa legal mechanism to make collective panic and wreckage bargaining a reality with juggernaut efficiency at fas His reference was to the Wagner JSB labor relations act on whose valid ity the supreme court has just agreed to rule The social security act also car ries forward the president said the work of Mitchell and others like him He added that how far we have come is shown by the patriotic re sentment with which labor and the public are meeting the latest attempts of a handful of employers to mislead and coerce labor with re gard to the security Council Bluffs City Council Will Hear Song on November 9 COUNCIL BLUFFS bet between two aldermen assures the Council Bluffs city council of a musical solo at its Nov 9 meeting Oh Susannah Alderman E A will be sung by Durnick in the event Landon is elected president Happy Days Are Here Again will be sung by Alderman Dennis C Nickell if Roosevelt is reelected cist airports in Granada and Cac eres raining 250 pound bombs on fascisthangars where planes being repaired and Where those recently delivered from foreign countries being Exhorted by Premier Exhorted by Premier Largo Cab allero with the warning the hour for decisive effort has a column of newly mobilized civilians started for the front In London Spanish neutrality was subject for debate when parliament reconvened with the British labor party prepared to demand Madrid be given a right to import arms The European nonintervention committee was adjourned until next Wednesday after a bitter session in which Italy and Portugal were ac quitted of Russias charges they had given the Spanish insurgents mili tary aid ITALIAN SUBMARINE FLEET AWAITS SAILING ORDERS PARIS Spanish em bassy announced Thursday it had confidential information that a fleet if Italian submarines was awaiting sailing orders at Gaeta Italy to establish a blockade of the Catalonian coast and perhaps at The high temperature Wednesday was 62 at Sioux City and Charles City Skies were clear Thursday and no rain was reported during the last 24 hours Storms Delay Mollison on His Ocean Takeoff HARBOR GRACE Storms over much of the Atlantic and a deep meteorological depres sion below Greenland were reported Thursday to Captain James A Mol lison waiting here to resume ha one stop New YorktoLondon flight In Critical Condition FORT DODGE M Givens Fort Dodge cafe manager is in a critical condition from a gin wound self inflicted shortly after noon Thursday tack the Spanish government strong hold An embassy spokesman warning tnat the civil war on the Iberian peninsula might at any moment break out into a grave international conflict said the information came from an absolutely trustworthy Vermont vincinla Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming 0X2 1 7 BOX 531 TOTALS 4 848 3X7HB UK 267 6fi2 I I 175 XI 114 7 ins Reduced to Percentages Reduced to percentages Landon received Roosevelt and all others The Lemke total was votes of which came from Iowa and from Minnesota If the indications of the poll are correct the third party movement is not going to cut much of a figure in the impending elec tion Accepting the poll at face value it is evident that the solid south with the possible exception of Okla homa and Kentucky are going to remain safely within the democratic ranks Conceding these bama Arkansas Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina Oklahoma South Carolina Tennessee Texas and Vir the president and figur ing on the remaining states makes an interesting study of the poll 136 Votes in Solid South Their total of electoral votes is 136 foreclosing on any possibility that the approaching election could possibly be any such republican landslide as was experienced in 1928 when Hoover cut heavily into the south against Al Smith or such a landslide in the other direction four vears ago Inthese straw votes were cast for Roosevelt m the Literary Digests poll just complet ed against votes for Landon ;