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April 15, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 15 M 1936 711,000. That was the republican strength in April 1928. The tremendous democratic vote, and the gain since 1934, was given varying explanations. Republican leaders denied it indicated Increased sentiment for the national democratic administration. They claimed thousands of .republicans voted in the democratic primary, attracted by the bitter campaign fight between Governor Homer and Mayor Kelly of Cbica- go, who championed the governors rival with all the power of the Chicago organization. Discount Explanation. Under Illinois law, republicans ·were free to enter the democratic primary if they chose, because · more than two years have elapsed since the previous primary election. Mayor Kelly and County Chairman P. A. "Pat" Nash, scouted the idea that it was a "Horner vote," said Nash, "it represents the desire of the people to show their preference for President Roosevelt" Easiest of the apparent victories was that of United States Senator James Hamilton Lewis, seeking the democratic nomination for a third term. Lewis Wins Easily. His projected plurality, on _ the face of partial returns, was estimated at 1,000,000 votes--the largest ever accorded a candidate in Illinois. He had two opponents, one a business woman, Miss Ruth R. McNamara. On the republican side, former United States Senator Otis P. Glenn apparently was nominated, by more than 2% to 1 over former Congressman William E. Hull. ' C. Wayland Brooks, 39 year old Chicago attorney, was the apparent victor in the seven man race for republican nomination as governor, the result at the three- quarter post showing him 162,000 votes in front of his nearest rival former Gov. Len Small. 4 BANDITS RAID IOWA FARM HOME Mistreat 72 Year.Old Womar Near Le Mars and Take $300 Cash. LE MARS, (JB--Four bandit raided the farm home of Henr May, near here Tuesday, mis ·treated his 72 year old wife an fled with 5300 in cash. Mrs. May said the four men, a masked, slipped into the house an seized her before she was aware their presence. "Then," she said, "they threatene me horribly if I didn't tell them where Mr. May kept his money, wouldn't do it. They slapped me an then locked me in the basement." The bandits, after finding th ,$300, .overlooking. $60, and discar -"·jSg- : $li200 in postal savings bone 4t iled from the farm. ·S"TM May, a wealthy landowner, r :turned from'the fields with his tw sons, George and Louis, found th house ransacked and released Mr 'May from the basement. The elderly woman said the ban- 'dits all were young men. Burglars Blow Safe and Get Loot From :... Montrose Postoffice K E O K U K , UP) -- The United States postoffice at Montrose in Lee 'county was robbed during the night .and the loss discovered Wednesday morning by Postmaster J. C. Wardlow. The safe had been blown and' the money taken from there. ·The postoffice is on a main highway with a filling station adjoining. The burglars entered the rear door by using; a crowbar. " A check on the loot taken : showed that $405 in stamps and "money, $132.78 in money order "cash and ?1,725 in blank govern- "ment bonds -were obtained. Iowa Youth Awarded Life Saving Medal- Daily Press Photo) to D A N C E L 0. 0. F. HALL BELMOND, IOWA Wednesday, April 15 Jimmy Barnett AND HIS ORCHESTRA Another N. B. C. Attraction Adm - A 1 ^ Adm ' Gents OJ C Ladies SEEK SCRAPPING OF TRADE PACTS Committee to Be Named to Urge Resolutions of Farm Parley. SIOUX CITY, «·--President J. C. Mullaney of the Sioux City Chamber of Commerce faced the task Wednesday of organizing a committee to seek legislation which would scrap reciprocal trade agreements and place restrictions on imports of raw materials. The eight state farm conference sponsored by the Chamber of Com merce empowered Mullaney in reso luttons adopted late Tuesday ti name a committee to carry out its mandate, but Mullaney said he has not decided-on its personnel. The conference adopted a set 01 resolutions calling for legislative adoption of a five point program which received indorsement o; George N. Peek, former AAA ad' ministrator who split with the ad ministration on its foreign trade policies. Adopted Without Dissent. While the resolutions were adopt ed without dissent, two minoritj groups went on record as favorin the AAA, the present soil conser ration program, the Frazier-Lemk farm refinancing bill and the pnn ciple of cost of production. The group recording support o the old AAA and soil conservatio program was headed by Lew Mig hell of Washta, and his report bor the signature of Francis Johnson president of the Iowa Farm Bureau and other Iowa farm organizatio members. A J. Johnson of Moorehead, vie president of the Iowa Farmer Union presented the other repor indorsing the cost of productio principle and the Frazier-Lemk bill. Five Point Program. The conference's five point pro gram: Restrict importation of all ra materials from the farms, forest, and mines and substitutes from such sources and manufacture goods to quotas based on prove national requirements in order t evelope the potentialities of the do- lestic market. Repeal the reciprocal trade igreements act of 1934 and abrogate all trade agreements made nder the act. Revise upward the tariffs on aw materials enough to establish ariff parity between raw materials nd manufactured goods. Preference for Citizens. Dcv'op to the fullest extent ossibl'e all available foreign mar- ets, by subsidies, the equalization ee or some similar principle, and tiroulate establishment of new ndustries which can utilize demesne raw materials. Require employers of labor to give preference to native born and iaturalized citizens of the United States. . , Mighell's statement petitioned he resolutions committee to in- orporate recommendations which would place imports of raw ma- ;erials on a quota basis, and warned hat "unless an equitable quota basis in exchange of products m- ernationally is provided, it will be necessary to become self sufficient and continue to extend further the jroduction control program." Have Saved Homes. The statement added, "no speaker on this program has said one word in praise of the efforts that have been made to raise the price level of agricultural products; yet those who are actually engaged in farming know that the AAA and its successor, the soil conservation act have saved thousands of farm homes from foreclosure. These same farmers know that through this program their entire prospect for the future has been materially improved." Johnson's resolution said: are in favor of a strict embargo on farm products, but we realize that such an embargo is not the solution to the farm problem, and therefore, we demand that congress immediately enact the Frazier- Lemke refinancing bill which will save millions of farm homes from foreclosure. "We further demand the enactment of the Thomas-Massingale cost of production bill which sets Milk Fed Veal Chops, Steak Ik 14e Tender Corn Fed Tender Young Mutton Chugs ?Ibs»25c HAMBURGER, pound iOc PORK CUTLETS, pound ·SAUSAGE, pound . . . End Cuts PORK CHOPS, pound 100% Pure RING BOLOGNA, pound 15c SEES BENEFITS Rigg of Rock Island Urges Plan for Breakup of M. and St. L. MINNEAPOLIS, (.T)--E. Rigg, general superintendent of the Rock Island railroad, one of seven lines seeking ICC approval for purchase and dismemberment of the Minneapolis St. Louis road, declared Wednesday business here would be benefited under the plan because increased freight competition would j..,.,.....,_ a -- commission's hearing on the sale plan, Rigg said the seven roads taking over M. St. L. trackage would improve both the roadbed and the rolling stock. Would Aid Business. He added that because of the opportunities for carrying grain, flour, -linseed and dairy products in this area, competition would be- result. Testifying at the "We co a minimum cost of production price on that portion of farm products consumed domestically." Mother Threatens Suit in Bartholomew Contest for Custody LOS ANGELES, 020--A custody contest over Freddie Bartholomew assumed warmer proportions Wednesday with the boy actor's mother threatening suit to force him out of seclusion. Grandparents of the Sl,000-a- week star, mentioned in a reported agreement to distribute his earnings, were on a west bound train out of New York but they were as reluctant to discuss the case as his mother and guardian aunt. Fort Dodge Man to Face Check Charge come stronger between the roads serving it, which, in turn, would benefit business. At the same time the defense committee opposing the sale announced it was awaiting a reply to a request sent the ICC at Washington that opponents be given an additional 30 days to present their case. Defense witnesses have not yet been given an opportunity to testify and the hearing- is to be transferred to Fort Dodge, Iowa Monday. Four Other Witnesses.- Four Rock Island witnesses testified in support of the plan Tuesday, including F. E. Martin, assistant superintendent at Estherville, Iowa. The Rock Island proposed to acquire 92 miles of the M. and St. L. track- age and joint operating rights on 21 more miles, all in Iowa. Testimony of the road's representatives said the Rock Island would be able to develop additional traffic on the lines it seeks to purchase; that it would retain 69 of the 181 M. and St. L. workers now employed; and that service under the proposed plan would not suffer. Iowa Public Health Association · to Hold Annual Meet April 28 DBS MOINES, -S»--The Iowa public health association will NEBRASKA RACE STILL IN DOUBT Townsend Man Has Slight Edge for Demo Choice as Senator. LINCOLN, Nebr., (.T--The Nebraska democratic senatorial primary race was undecided Wednesday afternoon although the' votes in m o r e t h a n two-thirds of t h e precincts in Tuesday's election were counted. E x - C o n- gressman Terry Carpenter of Scottsbluff, Townscnd plan a d v o c a t e , c l u n g to a lead of less t h a n 3,000 votes, leading J. C. Quigley of Valentine, chairman o f the democratic state comm i t t e c , 29.829 to 27,053 in 1,501 of the stated 2,025 precincts. Other close CARPENTER races: Attorney general, democratic: Richard C. Hunter of Omaha leading Francis V. Robinson of Lincoln by 200 votes. Attorney general, republican. Richard 0. Johnson of Lincoln leading Clarence M. Davis of Ord by 4,000 votes. Railroad commissioner, republican: Duane T. Swanson, Omaha college student, loading Hugh H. Drake of Kearney, now chairman of the commission, by 600 votes. Burke Appears Winner. Senator Edward J. Burke appeared to have been elected democratic national committecman, but he did not get a majority in the three cornered race which included former Congressman Dan V. Stephen of Fremont and Carpenter. Candidates for state offices who appeared assured of nomination were: Governor: R. L. Cochrane. Lincoln, democrat, incumbent; Dwight Griswold, Gordon, republican. Lieutenant governor: Walter H. Jurgensen,' Lincoln, democrat, incumbent, George A. Williams, Fairmont republican. Secretary of state: Harry R. Swanson, Omaha, .democrat, incumbent: William A.'Eurkett, Omaha, republican. Price and Marsh. Auditor: William H. Price, Omaha, democrat; George Marsh, Lincoln, republican. Treasurer: Walter H. Jensen, Lincoln, democrat; Dr. T. W. Bass, Lincoln^ republican. Land commissioner, Arthur E. Olson, Upland, democrat; Leo N. Swanson, Omaha, republican. Railway commissioner, democrat: F. A. Good, Lincoln. Robert G. Simmons of Lincoln, former Scottsbluff congressman, won his second consecutive republican nomination for U: S. senator, holding an easy 4 to 1 margin over Harry O. Palmer of Omaha. Trout Fishing Season Opens The spring-fed streams of northeast Iowa were opened for^t fishinK Wednesday, April 15, and hundreds of followers of Ike W were LhaiTat sunup to east for the rainbow, the brook and the bZn species of thto Iteny tribe. Trout-fishing to a comparat.vrty new snort in Iowa. The conservation commission has been stocking the st earn, for se° ver al years and this spring is placing 40000 additional trout in the prescribed area. The season continues to Sept, 1 and the daily bag is eight. K. J. Lynch, DeWitt attorney, is shown castmg in the above picture. (Iowa Daily Press Photo) MUSSOLINI NOT DUBUQUE, V. Weeks, Fort Dodge, arrested by state highway police, near here Tuesday, was returned to Fort Dodge Wednesday by the sheriff Of Webster county. Weeks is wanted on a bad check charge. Wagner Named State Recreation Director DES MOINES, (.T)--E. R. Wagner of Des Moines, playground supervisor for the Des Moines recreation and playground commission for several years, was named state director of recreation under the Iowa WPA program. hold its tenth annual meeting here April 28, the state department of health announced Wednesday. The meeting precedes the eighty- fifth annual convention of the Iowa State Medical society Apri! 29, 30 and May 1. Andelfinger Drops From Congress Race DUBUQUE, UB--Martin B. Andelfinger Wednesday announced his withdraxval as a candidate for the republican nomination for representative in congress from the second Iowa district and that he will support the candidacy of Frank W. Elliott of Davenport. His withdrawal, he said, was in the interest of party harmony. Resident 80 Years Dies. OSKALOOSA, (/T)--His wife and six children survive W. R. Rice, resident of Oskaloosa for 80 years, who died here. Italy to Carry on Campaign as Its Forces Approach Addis Ababa. PARIS, /P)--Diplomatic sources said Wednesday that Pierre-Etienne Flandin, France's foreign minister had been warned by Italy that Premier Mussolini "refuses to be frustrated" now that his forces are nearing Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. They asserted this statement was made to Flandin directly by Ambas sador Cerruti of Italy. At the same time, the Italian am bassador was reported as saying that Italy was willing to fulfill he obligations to aid France agains Germany under the Locarno treatj only if the league of nations' sane tions against Italy were lifted. Despondency ts Plained. ANAMOSA, m--Relatives .said they believed despondency prompted Alwilda Biers Click, 25, wife of Leonard Glick, to shoot herself fatally. FLOOD LOAN ACT TO WHITE HOUSE RFC Would Be Authorized to Aid Areas Struck by Catastrophes. WASHINGTON, -T) -- Congress sent to the white house legislation authorizing the Reconstruction corporation to lend up to $50,000,000 for rehabilitation work in areas stricken by floods, and other catastrophes in 1935 and 1936. . Mississippi river valley projects added to the flood control bill included : Improving the existing levees in the Green island levee district of Iowa, 568,000; improving levees in Green bay district in Lee county, Iowa, $100,000; a flood control res- rvoir on the dry run river near lecorah, Iowa, 5120,000. Three flood control projects in he Rock river basin were added to he omnibus bill: , Construction of 7.5 miles of levee n the Rock river near Hillsdale, 111. 19,000; flood gates in the Indian ^ord dam on the Rock river in Wis onsin, and also in the upper dam al ·anesville, Wis., $29,000, and con tructiou of levees and a new flood channel to help carry the river wa ters around the city of Freeport 111., $566,000. Flood control projects in Dlinoi and the Des Plaines river basin add ed to the omnibus bill included: Minnesota river--Construction dam and control works acros Elected to Milwaukee Post. DECORAH -- William O. Olson, on of Mr. and Mrs. E. Y. Olson of Decorah, has been elected baseball oach and teacher in the Shorewood igh school, Milwaukee, W;s. Mr. Olson has been athletic coach in the igh school at Waupun, Wis., for he past three years, and previous o that time spent eight years as oach in Tomah, Wis. Minnesota river and reversing wei d control works on Chippe- ~- i with a channel through Watson sag, 51,438,000. FRIENDS MEET ESSAY COPIER Fanfare Lacking When Lloyd Lewis Returns From His New York Trip. KANSAS CITY, UP) -- Fanfare that attended Lloyd Lewis' triumph departure for New York four days ago was lacking Tuesday as he stepped down from a westbound airplane but loyal friends met him and assured him of their continued esteem. More events had been compressed into the four days than the Plattsburg, Mo., farm youth had experienced in his previous 18 years. He had been acclaimed as the winner of a ?5,000 scholarship peace prize essay, feted, dined, interviewed and acquainted sadly with the meaning of the word "plagiarism." Lewis admitted frankly his essay . was copied largely from one written by Dr. Frank Kingdon, college president, after a Newark, N. J., newspaper had noted the similarity. Still With Him. "Winner or loser, we're still with you Loody," said J. H. Eaber, Plattsburg presser and tailor, who with E. O. Hammond, Plattsburg school superintendent; J. O. Gillian, history teacher, and the Rev. Charles Whaley of the Plattsburg Baptist church, met Lewis. The boy smiled and drawled: "I didn't know anybody would want to meet me now. I feel awful bad, to think I made that mistake."' "You won't get the money to go to college," Baber told the boy, "but they can't take the trip away from you." Promised College Anyway. Lewis said Eddie Cantor, comedian and sponsor of the essay contest, had told him: "We'll see that you get to college anyway. Now don't · worry, we all make mistakes at your age." "I've got to send a telegram to Eddie Cantor," he said immediately. "He asked me to send it when I got here." With Hammond's help he wrote: "Ai'rived on schedule 0. K. Met by Plattsburg friends. Greatly appreciate your kindness." As an afterthought, he told the telegrapher: "Send it collect. Eddie asked me to." Orr Gives Address. CRESCO--A full house greeted Ellison Orr of Waukon Monday eve- ling for his talk on "Prehistoric Northeastern Iowa," illustrated by antern slides. Mr. Orr is well versed in Indian lore, the habits and customs of various tribes which roamed and dwelt ; in the Mississippi valley in prehistoric periods. Fire Damages Creamery. COULTER--Fire of unknown origin was discovered in the walls of [he refrigeration room of the Coul- ;er creamery Thursday. The fire de- aartment extinguished the blaze. Damage was from smoke and water. Injured in Fall. BURT--Mrs. L. A. Cruickshank received serious injuries Monday when she fell down her basement stairs. RADIO PROGRAM STATION \YO1, AMES THCRSDAY, APRIL 16 7:20 a. IYI.--News Notes. ·7'30 a. m.--Music Shop. 10-00 a. m.--Homcmakers. Mr?. Henry J«ess. 4:00 p. m.--Simpson Conservatory of Music. 5:30 p. m.--Public Affairs. 6-00 p. m.--I S. Department ol Music. Pays for Windows and 30 Day Term in Jail Is Suspended COUNCIL BLUFFS. UP) -- "I'll kick all the windows out of the women's ward if you sentence me," Bernice Rosendahl, 23, of Council Bluffs, told the police court when she appeared after kicking out eight windows of the Council Bluffs city jail. She was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail where the cells have no windows. But when she agreed to pay for all the broken window panes--total- ling $7.50--sentence was suspended. She was arrested after kicking cut a large window in a beer tavern. 7 Believed Dead in Italian Plane Crash ROME, CT)--Seven persons were believed dead in the crash Wednesday of a passenger airplane operating between Milan and Turin. The crash occurred near the town of Cafassi, a short distance from Turin. First reports said the passenger list was made up entirely, of Italians and the dead included the vice mayor of Turin. When it comes 'to soaking the rich, there scerns to be a very "m- ited and definite saturation point.-- Kcno (Nov.) Evening Gazette. Day in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Senate-Votes on impeachment, charges against Judge Halsted L. Hitter of Florida. Lobby committee questions John Henry Kirby of the Southern Committee to Uphold the Constitution. House-Considers resolution authonz- i?.°- 510,000 to senate lobby committee to employ counsel. Appropriations subcommittee meets on deficiency appropriation bill carrying 51,500,000,000 relief Uem - TUESDAY Senate-Heard concluding arguments in Ritter impeachment case. Labor committee heard witness tell o£ anti-new deal contributions to farm council. House-Adopted conference report on bill authorizing RFC loans totaling 550,000,000 for rehabilitation in catastrophe stricken areas and sent it to the white house. i- ·H BUILDING AND HOME- FURNISHINGS SHOW TONIGHT AND THURSDAY 1 to 9 P. M. Daily HIGH SCHOOL GYM Free Gifts Daily For Complete Building Information BE SURi TO ATTEND TH!S FREE SHOW Music Afternoon and Evening By Joe Power's Orchestra

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