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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIKB SERVICE THE NEWSPAKR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1936 HOME EDITION rftfls PAPEfe CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 300 LANDON OCCUPIED BY CONFERENCES OPENING INSTALLMENT pail of Madrid Toledo Held Imminent FOBS AT JO FEE By MARIE BLIZARD rorvrLtiT BY CENTRAL A CHAPTER 1 YES SIR shes a seaworthy little craft Kathleen Crosby pro Thaswws about Kim Preston busy with ropes didnft see the quick flash of pleasure that lighted up the mild gray eyes and rather attractive features of his second cousin y wadnt we better furl em sailor We Thanks Hadnt we better furl em back to New York tonight you Please Katjen please no sailor Weve got to drive Kim made as much of a gesture of throwing himself at Kathleens face as space would allow The wind blew his soft fair hair around his temples and the sun shone in his eyes making him squint and pointed up the wheed ling halflaughing and entireiy sureofsuccess expression he had shown to her so many times since they were children No wheedling she said You wont be sorry when you see here old girl ever since we were six Ive been putting up with putting off dates to take care of stray cats dogs tramps or one kind or another but this is too thick To be dragged back to And they would say that that was the kind of a party where Alix should way they used to when their little girl with big eyes and tumbling masses of curls was invited to the big houses on the to the birthday parties given for the heirs of Bairdsvales solid wealth Alix knew them all but she had loved best the little Carey cottage where Dora Careys music was scattered over the dusty piano from which she drew such lovely mel odies She remembered again with sharp pain her fathers big drawing board from which he was never loathe to strip the sketches he did for a newspaper to draw quaint fig ures for her imutv iu i The cottage was gone now And city on a hot June WMkendjust music wag foreyer silent The quaint figures would never come to life again Only Alix heir ess to their moods was left Left to her loneliness in a world that was alien For a swift moment the empti CttV V AUW v because youve met a girl who is lonesome has no fun isnt quue cricket it is Here we have a fine bav a fine boat cool weather mosquitoes people who dontcare whether we are here or not Kathleen finished for him On ihe other hand in New York we have a supper party on for to morrow night and one guest I am sure is anticipating it Did that shes beautiful I tell Shed have to be Helen of Troy and several others to make the idea at all attractive to me Where did you get her Swimming at the Y W C A She stopped to light a cig aret for him Oh Lord Flat heels thick glasses and Not at all She doesnt live there She was just swimming there to get cooled off when I happened to be trying to polish up on my back stroke We went out for a soda and ness of that world engulfed her and she saw blinkin herself as another girl away the tears of her heartache as she bent over her typewriter in the secretarial school And over other typewriters in New York First in the insurance office then in the real estate firm and now in the SayreCbulton Advertising Agency The loneliness of hundreds upon hundreds of nights she shut out suddenly in her bright anticipation She plunged her head into a bowl of foaming soapy water and sang lustily while she dried her hair and thought of the dark blue dotted cot ton frock with the white pique bow under her chin i Come at seven if you talked You know the way girls had do Alix had done all she possibly Kim nodded coud to make scven come earlier Well there was something buj t wag R few rainutes 3nort about not just the things she told me about bavins a secretarial when her quick footsteps which wouldnt tell you how rapidly her job in some advertising company faeart Drought her to tne and her little room way down on the vvest side but something wistful and longing as though she had been well Kathleen broke off she didnt know how to tell Kim about the quality ir Alix Carey that reached out and touched her Waifs always affect you that Kim said lazily isnt a waif Thats the point Shes smallboned and slen der but her slenderness makes you think of a sapling it has strength And she has I suspect a Anything else Kirn sounded said squinting slightly bored Kathleen her eyes up at the incredibly white clouds against the incredibly blue skv She has a mass of honeycol ored hair youd never expect with long dark lashes and dark blue eyes And she told me she spent her eve ning cooling off on the top of a Fifth avenue bus or on the Staten island ferryboat so L asked her over for supper quite forgetting this was the weekend I was to be out here I didnt have the heart to tell her it was all Honeycolored hair Kim repeated and dark Kathleen looked up again at the with the uneasy feeling that a dark one would be found there and then she said surprisingly I warn you Kim not to let her fall in love with you Shes the fireamy ethereal type and may have a heart too easily affected by a blond poet Dont you think it would be possible to see that she meets people finds something to talk about without exercising your great charm Alix Carey squeezed her eyes tight shut before she opened them on Sunday morning It had to be a sunny day It was She tossed back the covering on her day bed and ran to the bureau There leaning on her elbows she said I am going to a party The kind of a party youd like me to go to Its on Park avenue and Kathleen said Im having a few people in for supper pingpong and perhaps a little Arent you glad She addressed the photographs of a ady in a lace gown fashion able in 1916 smiling across the frame at a young man in the uni form cf the Royal Plying corps Muramie and dad would be glad to her anticipation Mummie would worry about a frock for her and dad would say Shell be the lov apartment on Park avenue in the fifties where Kathleen Crosby lived in a penthouse apartment with her father Kathleen herself opened the door to Alix and drew her in Im so glad you came she said when they had walked through the cool fragrant drawing room to her own white and yellow bedroom Well have a chance to Its Alix said with more in her voice than she knew as she flung her arms out in an impulsive gesture to indicate the room Its so very much like you Yellow for sunlight and white for she broke off in embarrassment Im glad you like it Kathleen answered easily Now come along and meet my cousin Kim Preston I hope youll like him Get him to talk about photography ita his Kathleen had told Kim it wouldnt be necessary to exercise his great He didnt want to When he first saw Alix Carey the light was in back of her mak ing a halo of that honeycolored hair that swept up from her tem ples and out to make a square line across the top of her head accent uating the spritelike lines of her tall slender figure He wanted only to look at TO BE CONTINUED FASCIST ARMIES DRIVE STEADILY ON BOTH CITIES Insurgent Held Alcazar Reported Captured by Spanish Copyright 1936 by The Associated FASCIST HEADQUARTERS TALAVERA DE LA fall of Madrid and Toledo was de clared imminent Wednesday by in surgent leaders as the fascists rap idly cut the distance separating their armies from both cities Officers said the government forces were hurled back on both fronts after suffering severe losses in battles at Torrijos and along the TalaveraMadrid highway beyond Maqueda Reports were current the Madrid government was debating the ad visability of surrender Gen Francisco Franco insurgent commander however prepared to take Madrid by storm probably in a joint attack with forces of Gen Emilio Mola advancing out of the Guadarrama mountains northwest of the capital ALCAZAR CAPTURE NOT OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED MADRID rumors that the ruined insurgent held Al cazar at Toledo had fallen to gov ernment attackers were heard in usually well Wednesday Official confirmation was lacking Shelled and stormed for 64 days once dynamited its massive towers and spacious halls a mass of crum bled debris the Alcazar has never theless been held grimly by the sur vivors of its fascist men wo men and children defenders Only last night Major Emilio Torres taking charge of the forces attacking the ancient citadel called for volunteers for what he said would be a final cleanup He acted as insurgent armies pressed within 18 miles of Toledo bound on rescuing the Alcazar de fenders and after fascist bombers had dropped high explosive bombs on Toledo and its outskirts destroy ing a vital railway bridge bM miss ing the Toledo munitions factory and government barracks Earlier the government in an of ficial communique had announced its armies had annihilated an in surgent column of men in the Somosierra region of the Guadarra ma mountains The communique said 412 bodies already had been recovered Boy Who Is Over Eight Feet Tall Signs Theatrical Contract ALTON Wadlow the Alton giant who at the age of IS has reached the height of 8 feet 5Vinches has turned professional and will sign a theatrical contract at a salary of a week his father revealed Wednesday NEW YORK LEGION CHOICE FOR 1937 Melton Concedes Colmery to Be Elected as National Commander CLEVELAND York was unanimously named the 1937 American Legion convention city Wednesday Quimby Melton Griffin candidate for national commander conceded the almost certain elec tion of his principal opponent Harry W Colmery of Topeka Kans National Commander Ray Mur phy introduced Bob Feller the rookie pitcher for the Cleveland Indians who recently set a new lluramie anci aau wuuju American league record for 17 for her she thought and addedthat strikeouts Murphy said Feller was a product of the Legions junior dad woum say i How do you said Feller a eUest girl there without a new Van Meter Iowa boy Im glad TfoWeather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair in north west portion unsettled in east and isouth portions thundershow crs south central and extreme east portions Wednesday night much cooler Wednesday night Thursday fair and cooler MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday much cooler Wednesday night possibly light to heavy frost in northwest portion cooler In southeast Thursday rising tem perature In northwest Thursday afternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 33 Minimum In night 68 At 8 a m Wednesday 70 The mercury Tuesday soared to a near record high for late September Wednesdays forenoon temperatures however were about 10 degrees low er than they had been at a corres ponding hour the previous day in dicating that the heat wave had been broken temporarily at least LOOK INSIDE FOR ARTHUR BANNISTER Jv j DANIEL BANNISTER Brothers Hanged for Baby Doll Slaying ON PAGE 2 to be here and thank your Legion posts for giving me a start in base Murder Case 10 Years Ago May Be Reopened ON PAGE 8 Joe Louis Knocks Out Ettore in Fifth Round ON PAGE 9 OConnor Tells Free His Job Is Finished ON PAGE 2 Ethiopia to Stay in League of Nations ON PAGE 3 JAPANESE LAND MEN AT SHANGHAI Declare Martial Law After 3 Marines Are Shot One Fatally SHANGHAI 2P Commanders of a Japanese naval landing party declared martial law Wednesday night in a huge area in the northern section of the international settle ment where three Japanese marines were shot one fatally The Japanese marines less than three hours after the shooting oc cupied the en tire Hoogkew area and assumed full control supplanting the international police Similar action was taken during the siege of 1932 Japanese authorities reinforcing their permanent landing party of with additional marines from the flagship Idzumo now in the Whangpoo river sent bluejackets also into the Chinese area adjacent to that part of the international settlement where the shootings oc curred Authorities of the international settlement immediately called out a Russian company of 600 men part of the settlement defense corps They were standing by ready for instant duty in the event of an em ergency All police reserves also were called for The killing brought the number of Japanese slain by violence in the last 30 days to five Four others have been injured in the incidents which have occurred at Chgntu Pakhoi Hankow and now Shang hai STAGE SET FOR LANDONS VISIT TO MASON CITY Large Delegation From Here Takes in Speech at Des Moines The stage was being set Wednes day for Gov Alf Landons stop in Mason City at oclock Thurs day noon at the Rock Island sta tion following this communitys participation in welcoming the re publican nominee at Des Moines Tuesday Governor Landons stop will be the first visit to the city of a pres idential nominee of a major party since President Taft was here in 1912 Preparations for cheering Gover nor Landon on his trip through North Iowa Thursday are being completed in a half dozen towns Although the stops of his train will be local groups are planning to make the most of the visits sche duled for 3 minutes of the repub lican presidential nominee The schedule of the Landon spe cial north from Des Moines Thurs day follows Nevada a m Iowa Falls a m Hampton p m Mason City p m Manly p m Northwood p m Albert Lea 3 p m One of the largest crowds is ex pected at Iowa Falls where the an nual fall festival for farmers will be in progress and the visit of Gov ernor Landon is one of the high lights of the days activities which will include a variety of entertain ment features and other political j talks At both Nevada and Hampton Governor Landon will be introduced by John Gwynne of Waterloo third 1 district representative in congress Will Be Longer Although the train schedule calls for a three minute stop in Mason City it is likely that Governor Lan dons address here will be longer than that Carl Cook chairman of the state central commitee told members of the Mason City delega tion at Des Moines Tuesday night that a 10 minute stop was not un likely The presidential candidate will be introduced in Mason City by H O Talle Decorafc republican nominee for representative in con gress from the fourth district A six minute stop is scheduled at Manly for the purpose of changing and servicing of engines No speech is scheduled but party leaders state that if a crowd gathers Governor Landon is almost certain to appear for a brief talk At Northwood the train will ar rive at oclock Preceding the arrival of the train the North wood high school band will give a lu minute concert and play Oh Susanna as the train pulls in Then the special will go on to Minnesota where the first stop will be at Al bert Lea at 2 p m M C Delegation Large Mason City without a doubt had the largest delegation outside of Des Moines at the Landon rally there Tuesday afternoon and evening The Mason City high school marching band in charge of Carleton Stew art and J J Fitzgerald stood out as the largest and most colorful musical organization in the parade Several North lowans were among those introduced before Governor Landons address including W L Bliss Mason City nominee for the supreme court bench Frank Han son Garner state auditor nominee W C Edson Storm Lake nominee for lieutenant governor and Charles Benson Elkader nominee for sec retary of agriculture The Mason City group commented on the ovation given Miss Agnes Samuelson state superintendent of public instruction as one who re fused to bow to intimidation when introduced by Chairman Cook Makes First Impression The general view of the local delegation was that while Governor Landon wag no crooner he did make a fine impression giving every in dication of being sincere in his pledges to agriculture Governor Landon was given the greatest applause when he made the statement proposing to make the farmer lord of his homestead again and also when he accused the democratic party of having no farm program Mason Cityans who accompanied the band members to Des Moines included John A Senneff W Earl Hall L J Stranci A G Jor dan John Wallace Harry Sonder gaard L L Raymond Harry Con Mason Cityans in Landon Parade The Masou City high school marching band showed up as the largest and most colorful musical unit in the Landon parade at Des Moines Tuesday afternoon The above picture showing the local band and other parade scenes were taken by George Mills the Iowa Daily Press association from over the Locust street entrance to the Slavery hotel Practically every county in the state was represented by a float in the Landon parade at Des Moines Above Is shown the Cerro Gordo county car driven by John Wallace Iowa Daily Press Photo The Tama county float with its Indian setting was one of the mort colorful in the Landon parade Daily Press over H A OLeary W A Westfall Raymond Stock Frederick B Shaf fer Hines Mount Miss Ruth Bliss W D Latimer Harry Swarner and C Frederick Beck A car driven by Mr Westfall col lided with a truck which did not stop near Woolstock on Highway 69 as Mr Westfall was returning from Des Moines Tuesday night Fenders were damaged on the West fall car and driving was made dim cult for the remainder of the tnp No one was injured On Sunflower Special Among North lowans who will te on the Sunflower special from Des Moines Thursday will be John Senneff state central committee man who remained to join other party leaders in conferring with Governor Landon there Wednesday Another lowan who will be on the Landon special is Verne Marshall editor of the Cedar Rapids Gazette who has been close adviser of the presidential nominee for several weeks Mr Marshall met Governor Landon while on a trip to Kansas and was takin by the latter to To peka Since Jhen the Cedar Rapicis editor has been with the Landon party on all of its travels He was with Governor Landon at the time the latter made his decision to go into Maine A number of Mason City and Cerro Gordo county party leaders TWO RUNAWAY GIRLS LOCATED Dubuque Academy Students Found in Chicago and Held for Parents CHICAGO Greedy 24 of Cedar Rapids and Elizabeth Dodson 18 of Winter Haven who police said ran away from a Dubuque Iowa academy Immacu late Conception where they were students were found here Wednes day Edward D Greedy father of Mar garet and a manufacturer of office furniture came here after a friend advised him the girls were in Chica go Miss Dodsons foster father J J Taylor a state chemist asket that she be held until he sends money for her return home Police said Miss Dodson told them her reason for leaving school was that she had not seen a motion pic ture for some time headed by L L Raymond county central committee chairman are planning to meet the Sunflowe special at Hampton GEORGE N PEEK EXNEW DEALER PRAISES SPEECH Nominee Meets G 0 P Leaders Farmers Newspapermen TEXT ON PAGE 1 DES MOINES N eek former new deal official said after a conference with Gov Alfred M Landon here Wednesday that the republican nominees farm speech was very and that his sup port would depend on Landons Min leapolis speech on foreign trade Peek added that he had a tenta Jve engagement with William Hard commentator for the repub ican national committee for a ra dio interview early next week The talk with Peek was one of many in a busy doy for Landon after ast nights farm address promising of the family type Breakfast Conference A breakfast conference opened a series with Iowa party leaders on organization work Peek was the new deals AAA ad ministrator and later served as spe cial adviser to President Roosevelt on foreign trade He opposed Secretary Hulls policy of extending to all nations with most favorednation agree ments the tariff concessions granted one in a reciprocal pact Peek fa vored instead bilateral treaties Are you going to support Gov ernor Landon Peek was asked when he left the candidates hotel suite To Decide Later I dont know he replied I will decide after I hear his Minne apolis The farm problem and foreign trade are so bound up hat I want to hear his Minneapolis speech The republican nominee briefly thanked the state central commit tee after a breakfast of bacon and eggs for the way everything went off yesterday and last night when he pledged a free and independent agriculture in his major farm speech I know it takes hard work by the central committee to have euch a successful Landon said I am delighted to have this oppor tunity of expressing my apprecia tion and to break bread and visit with Shakes Hands With 411 At the conclusion of the break fast Landon took a position near the door and shook hands with each of the state committeemen and can didates as they filed out nltroduced by Carl Cook state chairman Landon was given a ris ing ovation as he entered the room when he rose to speak and when he departed The governor appeared fresh and well rested after Wednesdays stren uous campaigning and Wednesday nights address At the speakers table with the nominee were Cook Mrs Vera Moss Centerville state vice chair man Miss Martha McClure Mount Pleasant national committeewo man and William Goodwin Des Moines reception committee chair man Places were laid for more than 00 Returns to Hotel Returning to his twelfth floor ho Lel suite Governor Landon conferred with party workers and leaders of various state organizations who milled about the hallway while awaiting their tum Fred Larrabee Fort Dodge presi dent of the Iowa State Dairy asso ciation told newsmen the dairymen were very much pleased with Landons farm address Were not in agreement with administrations reciprocal trade said Larrabee He was ac companied by 15 other cattle organ ization heads to see the governor John Wallace uncle of President Roosevelts secretary of agriculture spent an hour in Londons suite When ie left he declined any com ment telling newsmen he would have a statement later Editors and Farmers The republican nominees inten sive schedule called for with party leaders sandwiched be tween the breakfast with members of the state central committee and state candidates and a luncheon for 300 Iowa editors and 99 one from each county Smiling cheerfully ae entered his hotel after speech Wedneg day night London told newaroen there would be nothing further to but Cash benefit and conservation payments were indorsed by the can didate amid the cheers of an wh ence estimated by Police Captain F ;