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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EblTION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 7 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 80 GOODJOKE ONDEMOS Republicans Make Most of Neutrality Probe By CHAKL2S P STEWART S H I N G TON is a corking good joke on the all powerful demo crats that they permitted three republican sen ators to wangle themselves a s the English say into the princi pal spokesman ship f o r n e u trality action on capitol hill Senator Ger ald P Nye North Dakota republican started the mu nitions the resolution creating a commit tee to conduct it Ordinarily the chairmanship of a special congressional commit tee goes to that particular com mittees sponsor provided he is of the dominant party Otherwise while he is named as a member one of the majority gets first place all committee chairmen are to be majority legis lators in fact Nye Wins Out But somehow Nye was ac accorded the premiership among the munitions inquisitors I once asked him how he ac counted for the fact He said he thought it was a piece of good I have my doubts as to that I suspect that it was because the majority failed to realize the value of this investigation j But Nye is a crackingly petent investigator The majority might have fore seen that quiz he instigated would turn out well it mulfed a glorious opportunity However in other hands the investigation might not have been as effective ly employed as in the North Da kotans An Able Assistant Nye also had the assistance of an exceedingly able investigator in the person Stephen Raushen bush Still Nye is entitled to credit for Raushenbush he hired him Well the investigation turned out to be extraordinarily popular Such investigations as Senator Burton K Wheelers into railroad fundamentals as the SECs into other details of high financiering as the FCCs into communica These deal with questions of vast importance but they are fearfully complicated the average citizen doesnt understand them Nyes charge has been one of beautiful The story of a trade in supplies to commit wholesale murder des troy civilization exterminate the human race Republican Voices Nye made the most of all this Some of his fellow committee men saw the point too Senators Homer T Bone of Washington Bennett Champ Clark of Missouri and James P Pope of Idaho all democrats fell in line but not with quite enough initial enthusiasm Senators Walter F George of Georgia democrat and W W Barbour beaten New Jersey re publican werent heard from at all But Senator Arthur H Vanden bcrg of Michigan republican heard from aplenty Next after Senator Nye no proneutra list is so emphatic as he And Senator William E Borah of Idaho He wasnt a member of the committee but he is a proneu tralist Break for Nye Thus neutrality superpopular among democrats President Roosevelt especially included is most particularly boosted lor by republicans on capitol ators Nye Vandenberg and Borah Oh yes President Roosevelt Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Chairman Key Pittman and Sam D McReynolds of the senate and house foreign relations com mittees respectively are proneu SEEK EARLY ACTION ON 3 BILLS PLANTOEXTEND MONEY POWERS AND RFCS LIFE Roosevelt Talk of Courts and Wage and Hours Laws Discussed WASHINGTON sional and administration chief tains charted plans Thursday lo push three bills through congress this month extending for two years and a half the monetary and stabilization powers of the treas ury and the life of the Recon struction Finance corporation The extensions will include also power to issue federal reserve notes against government securi ties up to 100 per cent and pro long some other emergency agen cies It was agreed to extend all of these emergency acts until June 30 1939 with the provisions that the president by proclamation could end the lending functions of the RFC Asked For Extension In his annual message Wednes day President Roosevelt asked that congress act at once to extend these powers many of which are the keystone of the administra tions fiscal policies Authority to change the gold value of the dollar and operate the stabilization fund expires Jan 30 and Feb 1 The power to issue notes backed by government obligations will not die until March 3 Those who attended the confer ence at which plans were made to push the bills through by the end of the month included Senator Robinson of Arkansas democratic leader Speaker Bankhead Secre tary Morgenthau and Maniner S of the federal re serve board Congress in Recess They conferred as other mem bers of congress discussed the presidents outspokenness toward the courts and plans for wages and hour legislation as disclosed in his address to congress Awaiting definite indication how far he would go party ranks threatened to split into factions as the alternatives became plainer Botli houses were in recess but that meant only the transfer of the arguments to private quarters The legislators speculated whether Mr Roosevelt had a specific course in mind to assure a liberal interpretation of the constitution by the supreme court They had many democrats cryptic way in which he told congress Wednesday means must be found to adapt the judicial view point to the actual present na tional Neutrality Act Passed The discussions were subordina ted to neutrality for a brief time Votes of 80 to 0 in the senate and 403 to 1 in the house to ban arms shipments to Spain disposed of that question temporarily how ever and attention swervedto the Roosevelt recom message Friday transmit the budget for the fiscal year beginning in July and re quest a supplemental relief appro priation to carry until then Administration leaders predicted surprises in the budget No sub stantial cutting down of relief was expected but a closer approach to pay as you go was hinted Await Budget Proposals The budget proposals will out line the legislative program in some greater detail on the basis of the general statements in Wednes Crown Princess Weds Netherlands Rejoices LOOK INSIDE FOR HENRY A WALLACE Lists 10 Point Plan for Agriculture Help ON PAGE 10 Trojans to Play in Friday Night Scrap ON PAGE 11 Cold Leads to Fears for Kidnaped Boy 10 ON PAGE 2 prospective mendations His next EDENCOiERS WITH GERMAN Discuss Spanish Volunteer Questions as Fascist Nations Reply LONDON Secre tary Anthony Eden expounded the increasing gravity of the Spanish volunteer question in a frank talk Thursday night with Dr Ernest Woermann the German charge daffaires Facing anxiously awaited Italo German replies to a plea to stop such volunteers the foreign secre tary closeted himself with the German envoy after an important conference with Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin Informed sources said the re plies of the fascist powers they were delivered late Thursday in Rome and Berlin might have a vital effect on the peace of Eur ope Has Fleet Ready Britain with a warning eye on her mighty fteet in Spanish wat ers looked and hoped for con American Has Part in China Red Revolt Soldiers Desert Changs to Join Commtmists SIANFU Shensi Province Chi na Smedley an Am erican is credited with playing an important role in a campaign to establish a communist empire in northwest China openly opposed to Generalissimo Chiang Kai Sheks government at Nanking The movement reported to have attracted support from members of Marshal Chang HsuehLiangs former Manchurian army together with Chinese com munist forces numbering has emerged into the open with a burstof propaganda led by Miss Smedley Reliable sources Thursday de clared communists in Shensi and Kansu provinces are in open re volt against the central govern ment as a development of Mar shal Changs military rebellion in which the generalissimo was held prisoner for two weeks last month Propaganda on Radio Miss Smedleys activity has been confined to radio propagan da Every few hours she broad casts English for new recruits to the movement Her propagandizing it was re ported has brought opposition British residents in the in terior provinces who recall her de portation from India some years ago where she wasalleged to have conspired to provoke a nationalist uprising Untilrecently she was reported days message Vice Garners signature to President the em bargo resolution will send it to the white house Friday as the first item on the program Next will come action to extend the Reconstruction corporations trality nowbut they did not lcnding authority the presidents rr Power to change the gold value of It would not matter so much if the Spanish complication had not happened to break just now Op ening Arguments in Jim Hines Trial Heard at Elkader ELKADER argu ments in the trial of Jim Hines the fourth person to face trial for a part in the murder of Dan Shine 60 Littleport were heard in dis trict court Thursday District Judge W L Eichdorf allowed the trial to proceed late Wednesday by overruling a mo tion for a change of venue Pearl Hines Shines widow and her 19 year old lover Maynard Lenox pleaded guilty to the mur der and were sentenced to 40 years in prison Albert Deke Cornwall is awaiting sentence following his conviction in district court here the dollar and the stabilization fund Leading up to wage and hour regulation Mr Roosevelt said he would submit recommendations later on slum clearance low cost housing aid to farm tennants and broadening of the social security act Action by the separate states to protect the laboring man and as sure a just return for agricul ture was a proven impossibility he said and federal laws supple menting state laws are FederalState Program From this some senators Judged that a federalstate hour program may be attempted pos sibly using some device such as the taxremittance in the unem ployment insurance section of the security act to foster state coop structive answers Observers pointed OIK Britisn menofwar were moving toward Spain in sufficient numbers to en force a blockade of the peninsula should such action become nec essary i At the same time a statement in Glasgow by Sir Thomas Inskip defense coordination minister that there would be no army con scription during peacetime was taken to mean Britain was ready to draft soldiers immediately peace was endangered American The British position to enforce isolation of Spains little world war was considered in informed circles to be strengthened through American action to bar shipments of armaments to both sides of the civil conflict Fears had been expressed that any European action might be made ineffective through ability of the belligerents to obtain aid in the United States Speeding up of congressional action to strengthen American neutrality laws by removing any loop holes through which factions in a civil war might obtain aid was felt to have placed the prob lem definitely in the hands of Europe eration One plan tion would j power to fix minimum wage and maximum h our standards for firms in interstate commerce The receiving considera ive a federal agency term interstate commerce would be redefined to cover all major industries but exempt local enter prises The presidents stand that an increasingly enlightened view of the constitution was needed brought conflicting reactions from his supporters Most who commented agreed with him Senator Adams D and some others held how ever that a constitutional amend ment enlarging federal powers should be submitted if the issue is to be faced squarely livingsin Shanghai Sianfu about the time of Marshal Changs revolt Dec 12 The sudden resurgence of com munistic influence in the past 24 hours caused widespread fears Sianfu was doomed to renewed disorders like those of Dec 12 when Marshal Chang rebelled against the Nanking government and captured Premier Chiang Kai Shek Gangs Rove Streets An estimated of the troops who took part in the Dec 12 coup have suddenly become restive gangs roving leaderless through the streets intimidating the populace threatening merch ants looting shops and causing business to come to a standstill with many stores closed Officialswere uncommunicative but apprehension was growing that the crisis precipitated with Marshal Changs which he xwas pardoned after freeing Chiang and giving himself was far from ended Military authorities ordered the sudden erection of sandbag barri cades and a system of trench for tifications about the city proper The large foreign missionary community was fearful of possible developments because every ave nue of possible escape was closed to its residents Take Serious View That the Nanking government was taking a serious view of the situation was shown by reports from westernHonan province that the troop withdrawalsbegun after Chiangs release had been halted suddenly The troops formed partof the punitive expedition based at Loy ang Honan province which had been directed to free the premier by force if necessary The Nanking army was reported again to have taken up its west ward march preparing to meet any possible emergency here The Weather FORECAST IOWA Snow probable Thurs day night and Friday colder in extreme east portion rising temperatures in west postlon Thursday night rising tempera ture Friday MINNESOTA Generally fair rising temperature in southwest portion Thursday night Friday unsettled snow in central and south portions rising tempera ture IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morningr Maximum Wednesday 32 Above Minimum in Night 5 Below At 4 Below Sleet 06 of an Inch Snowfall Trace Not since last winter have the roads of Iowa been as difficult to travel as at this a glare of ice and brakes areonly an unverified rumor Thursday dawned cloudy andsnow appeared to be well withinthe possibilities early future t GRAD DEFIANT AT HEARING ON FRANK OUSTER Students Demonstrate at Meeting of Wisconsin U Regents MADISON Uni versity of Wisconsin graduates de fiance and a student demonstration threw the Glenn Frank ouster hearing into turmoil soon after it resumed Thursday George Harry Adams of Beloit representing the alumni associa tion objected when Chairman Harold Wilkie of the board of reg ents informed him he had only eight minutes for his defense of the university president Be true to yourself and put aside personal Adams retorted Star chambering these proceed ings do you no good but will do you an injustice and sear your Continues to Speak Adams continued to speak after Wilkies gavel fell Several hundred students massed in the corridor outside the hearing room and before windows overlooking the campus hooted whistled and cheered Several cried sit Adams sat down When order was restored Reg ent Kenneth Hones warned that further disturbances would bring a request for a sergeantatarms Franks defenders faced reg evenly divided in their sentiment for and against the president A vote on a delay of the hearing which Frank request ed was defeated 8 to 7 Wednesday Politics Charge Heard For the second time Gov Philip F LaFolletes name and the sug gestion of politics in the re moval attempt were injected into the hearing LaFollette heads the two and a half year old progres sive party George Haight of Chicago spokesman for a special alumni committee told the regents we must at once differentiate be tween the governors right of ap pointment of regents by law and the use of the appointive power to promote a political party rather than to promote a strong Every alumnus he declared should protest if there is now danger of political Governor Is Mentioned Regent George Mead of Wiscon sin Rapids first linked the gover nor with the ouster movement He said Wilkie informed the boftrd last year that LaFollette had said the time had come for the regents to get rid of President The governor appoints the re gents Wilkie heads the bloc LaFollette appointees Wilkie brought the charges Frank defended himself Wed nesday and was prepared Thurs day withi a factual analysis of the universitys condition He claims that in his 11 year tenure the in stitution has risen in rank from seventh to second place Grady Backs Frank Regent Daniel Grady of Port age white haired defender of the president hurled the accusation that Franks opponents have been moved by political considerations He said the names of four men were mentioned as possible sue Princess Juliana and Bridegroom Crown Princess Juliana of Holland and the German prince Bernhard von und zu LippeBiesterfeld whose royal wedding Thursday caused celebrations throughout the Nether are shown above Prince Bernhard who renounced his fath erland as the future consort of princess incurred the wrath of the nazi government as did the nondisplay of German flags in prenuptial ceremonies in The Hajuc Fail to Break Deadlock Blocking Strike Parley Michigan Governor cessors to Frank at a meeting which he and two other regents attended in Governor La Fol lettes office nearly a year ago The other regents were board chairman Harold M Wilkie and John Callahan of Madison Grady inferred but did not say directly that the names were pro posedeither by Governor La Fol lette or Wilkie who has led the fight of the governors regents to have Frank removed Shows Four Names He showed Wilkie four names and asked if he did not remember they had been mentioned at that conference Wilkie said he did not recall it turned to Calla han who replied Yes I remem ber the You ask the if he doesnt remember it when you see him Grady shot at Wilkie Grady refused to disclose the names butanother source reported they were President Robert May nardHutchlns of the University of Chicago and three members of the Wisconsin faculty Dean Lloyd K Garrison of the law school Dean the graduate school and Economist John Gaus Hand in Conferences at Detroit AUTOLABOR AT A GLANCE By the Associated Press Governor Murphy of Mich igan and James F Dewey fed eral labor conciliator report they failed to break the dead lock in negotiations to settle strikes in General Motors auto motive plants United Automobile Workers decline to evacuate stay in strikers from Flint plants of Fisher Body company General Motors unit Two new sitdown1 strikes called at plants of Briggs Body and Murray Body companies in Detroit Chevrolet to close Flint plant iron foundry and small parts plants in Saginaw and Bay City leaving more General Motors workers idle The Flint alliance organizes at Flint to combat strike senti ment NEITHER SIDE HAS AGREED TO ANYTHING DETROIT con ferences in which Governor Frank Murphy of Michigan took a hand failed Thursday to break the deadlock preventing negotiations betweenGeneral Motors corpora tion and its striking automobile employes James F Dewey federal depart IJew ibor c merit of laborconciliator said at their conclusion neither side has agreedto Earlier had reported tne sit uation encouraging and Gover nor Murphy before going to Lansing to address the state legis lature said the prospects for Shortly before 1 p m Homer Martin president of the United Automobile Workers of America whose strikes have affected more than a score of plants said iurther conferences wilLbc held up until union fieials can talk again with gov ernor Murphy Representing Motors in the conference with Murphy and Dewey Thursday morning were William S Knudseh executive vice president Edward F Fisher head of operations of the Fisher WINTER CLOUDS BLANKET STATE Snow Falls in Some Parts of Iowa More Seen Warmer Friday Leaden winter clouds covered North Iowa skies Thursday as snow fell in some parts of the state and the weatherman pre dicted snow would be general and heavier by night Temperatures rose little from the zero and below below at settled over most of the state Wednesday night Ma son City early Thursday record ed alow of 5 below and Charles Cityreported 2 below The weatherman said that tem peratures after retreating to zero and below again Thursday night probably would clirnb back up to the freezing zone Friday Spirit Lake reported 13 below zero LeMars 11 below and Glen wood 10 below early Thursday At Sioux City the mercury sank to 10 below at Council Bluffs to 4 be low at to zero The cold rolled over the state on the heels of a warm snap which saw the mercuiy rise to 46 de grees at Keokuk Wednesday Temperatures the weatherman forecast would sink to 10 below in northeast Iowa Thursday night to five below in the northwest section and to zero in the south ern sections It was cloudy over all the state Thursday and snowing at Council Bluffs Dubuque and Des Moines All weather bureau points report ed sleet freezing rain and light snow Wednesday which glazed highways with ice and left them dangerous One man was killed as the re sult of a skidding accident Sever al persons were injured in similar mishaps Body company seven of whose plants are closed by strikes and M E Coyle general manager of the Chevrolet Motor company Five Chevrolet assembly lines have been suspended because of lack of parts supplied by the Fish er plants RITES HELD AT TOWNHALL AND GROOTE KERK Juliana Radiant as Quiet German Prince Becomes Her Husband By THOMAS J HAMILTON Jr THE HAGUE Nether lands royal maid Crown Princess Juliana became the bride of Ger man Prince Bernhard Zu Lippe Biesterfeld Thursday amid the re joicing of two million subjects in this land of tulips and windmills First at a quaint townhall civil ceremony then in the historic colorsplashed Groote kerk Juliana and Bernhard pronounced their vows Radiant in an ivory satin dress sprinkled with orange blossoms the princess who is the sole hope of perpetuating the ancient house of orange stood in the center of a brilliant circle of bridesmaids their gowns forming a bouquet of lilac orange and blue Watched by Nation The quiet Bernard resplendant in the full dress uniform of a cap tain of Blue Hussars became by royal decree coincident with the vows His royal highness Prince of the Dr H T Obbink the pastor of the Netherlands court told them The eyes of the whole Nether lands the colonies of Dutchmen throughout the world are fixed on this placeFrom thousands of hearts prayers arc sent to the throne of God tnal and blessing attend you and all your Bells pealed throughout the lowlands kingdom as Juliana and Bernhard rode from palace to townhall and then lo church in a golden coach drawn by eight proud horses through frantic lines of cheering Dutchfolk Other Juliana Weds And in the little hamlet of Oestegeest the other whose name really is Petroneila Van Der Meer was wed to Canal man Martinus Van only other girl in the realm permitted to marry Thursday because she and the princess were born on the same day and in the same hour Skies were clear for the spec tacle which preceded the civil and church ceremonies In the two million who cheered in the streets and watched in townhall sted church were 33 members of royal to this family wedding by Queen Wilhelmina to see her only daughter and her prince pro nounce the royal A little room in the townhall was the scene of the civil cere mony Long Winded Speech The burgomaster after a long winded speech pronounced Juli ana and Bernhard your royal The golden carriage then took the couple 100 yards across the street to the Groote kerk just at a m There before nearly per sons Juliana and Bernhard re peated their solemn vows Thus twice was the plain and plump Juliana transformed into a glowing gracious bride She leaned smiling toward Bernhard in the Groote kerk as he drew the glove from her hand then removed his own for the ex change of rings which symbolizes completion of Dutch marriages Smiles Upon Prince She smiled lovingly again upon her prince as Dr Obbink present ed her with a to Dutch bridegrooms as a symbol of their authority in the household For the girl who some day will be queen is sworn to obey her as is the other Ju Julianas cut in se vere lines the lights of the kerk About her head was a natural orange blossom coronet Her snowlike train was six yards long The great day began for the Netherlands when two beaming bridesmaids and two sombre groomsmen helped the royal couple into their coach From Noordeinde palace the prancing horses of blue hussars officers escorted the carriage and narrow streets gay with fir boughs orange bunting and glistening metal streets inscribed J Wears Silver Kobe Juliana wore a silver robe over The prince was smiling broadly as the procession moved toward the townhall Behind the royal coach were three wedding party i   

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