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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 1, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED WIBES MASON CITY IOWA THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 125 Session Will Be Long One Congress Is Expected to Stay on Into Summer CHARLES T STEWART ASHI N G T O N CPA Con gress undoubt edly will be in session away on into the sum mer This prospect gives the hor rors to many a lawmaker It is the consensus on capitol hill that Washing t o n weather from about mid May until the end of Septem ber is perfectly fiendish As a matter of fact temperatures here are not very high They do not get into the 100s as they often do in the prairie country But its true that its sticky It isnt the heat its the Ive been more un comfortable on Pennsylvania av IOWANS YOUNG MOTHER AND SON 5 DIE ATORANOECITY Firemen Control Fire After It Sweeps Department Store at Denison ORANGE CITY Gar rett Pals 25 and her 5 year old son were burned to Mon dav morning when fire caused by the explosion of a gasoline stove completely destroyed their home jus outside the west limits of Orange City The husband escaped from the TO DEATH in High Court on Gold Clause Dakotas at a dozen degrees higher than that With his lame duck amendment to ths constitution Senator Norris of Nebraska had more than any other individual to do with in creasing the chances of extending congressional sessions into the tor rid months Instead of getting started in December as heretofore the legislators do not now convene until 30 days later Consequently they cannot get through so soon Protracted Contests comfortable on Pennsylvania av enue at 90 than ever I was in the bujnmg about the face but the infant suf fered only slight burns Mrs Pals body was not re covered immediately but the charred body of her son was re trieved from the ruins The fire broke out at oclock while Mrs Pals was pre paring breakfast Her snatched the baby from a high chair and his wife seized the hand of the boy Upon reaching the open air attempted to return for his Pals anempLcu tu And the current session promises f vvjfe other child but the in to be an unusually long one j tense heat forced him Deck The supreme court issue will have to be fought out first If the administration seems likely to win its opponents will strive for delay STORE AXD ITS STOCK VIRTUALLY TOTAL LOSS DENISON iff Deniscm fire men battling a leaping fire which its opponents suivc men oauiing a icdpius It will be a protracted contest through the Boys depart either way for the administration ment store here and into the sec will not be beaten easily I onci St0ry of the Crawford Coun Then assuming that the Trust and Savings bank re istration does win there will be a semiinfinity of wrangling over legislation which is dependent upon its victory Senator Norris himself has that he believed it would be a na tional calamity to have summer sessions of congress in Washington weather wilted collared lawmak ers become quarrelsome in the midst of their discomfort and vote thoughtlessly regardless of ques tions merits simply to get rid of them Suffer Humph Personally I think there is a lot of bunk in all this Half a million permanent resi dents of Washington manage to survive the capitals summers Congress has the most satisfac torily airconditioned quarters in the country in which to do its de liberating If nevertheless the suflcr let cm suffer How the sixpower olockaac 01 Spain will work out is problem atic My impression is that many folk i mix the Spanish government and ported at p m Mondy they thought they had the fire under control The blaze started in a base ment of the department store and spread rapidly through the whole two story building Before the flames could be checked they burned the cupola off of the next door bank building and badly damaged two attor neys offices on the second tioor The department store was gut ted by the fire and firemen re ported both the building and the of stock virtually a total loss No estimate had beta made the loss The fire was discovered at 11 a m LOOK INSIDE FOft JAMES ZROSTLIK To Question Suspect in Britt Zrostlik Slaying ON PAGE 2 Many Farm Changes in North Iowa Are Listed ON PAGE 5 World Is Stirred by Demand of Roosevelt PAGE 4 COL 2 Davis Cup Teams Are Short on Tennis Vets ON PAGE In general the idea is that a government is reactionary and that rebels are liberty loving folk ought to be sympathized with In Spains case the govern Three Men Shot to Death by Negro in Relief Agency Office DENVER If Three men were shot to death by a Negro in the office of a relief agency here Mon day James Tunnell director of the agency and Carlos di Dio aid Ol iver Milliken workers in the bu reau were killed A woman Mrs Ramona Cham bers was shot through the body and wounded critically The Negro was captured a few minutes after he walked out of the agency located in a former nurses home on the grounds of the Den ver General county hospital Police identified him as Frank Bailey 59 of Denver ment is liberal maybe outright radical and the rebels are ultra conservatives trying to get back into power after a revolution Aided by Liberals Democratic Britain still more liberal France and radical Russia have sympathized with the Span ish government Nazi Germany and fascist Italy and Portugal have sympathized with the bpan rebels Spams majority unquestionaoly T7 t 11 U lavors its postrevolutionary gov Woman fatally llUlt f T T T But the reactionary rebels have UriVer Of Lai had the better military organize tion For a while the rebels weve beaten off by force of numbers But presently the rebels began to get so much help from Ger many and Italy that they in turn have been winning Portugal Too Small Portugal is too small a country to signify much France has aided the Spanish government consider ably but Britain and Russia for geographical reasons have left the Madrid regime pretty much upon its Now by diplomatic pressure Britain France and Russia have compelled Germany Italy and lit tle Portugal to cut off aid to the Spanish rebels How honest the bargain will be no one can say And anyway isnt it too late to save Spanish democracy from a dictatorship of one sort or an other We cant tell yet John Boatman 72 Nora Springs Dies NORA SPfUNGSJohn Boat man 72 who owned the mill at Nora Springs died Monday morn ing Surviving are his wife a brother Oscar a son Leo and a grandson Short funeral services will be held at 2 oclock Tuesday afternoon at the MartinSheckler funeral home and the body will be L to Loreda for burial ROCK ISLAND Dorothy Specketer Pietsch 31 was fatally injured Sunday when the automobile in which she was riding was struck by one driven by P Arnett of Davenport The latter was being held on a charge of recklessdriving Fire Loss ESTHERVILLE estimated at was caused by a fire at the home of Dr B T Oshsr here Lifes Like It didnt take long to discover The world is a big place and bad For a puppy without any master Thats why Im grateful To a Lost Ad Half hour after the Globe Gazette was on the says Mrs R E Brisbine we had our because of the ad and white Pekin ese Has harness on Reward Phone 1466 or 395 Lost Ads Bring Results DEMAND AIRING ON QUINTUPLETS Ontario Legislative Group Seeks to Know Sources of Their Fortune TORONTO Canadian Press via conservative opposi tion in the Ontario legislature was reported ready Monday to demand a complete airing of the sources of the Dionne quintuplets fortune The opposition leaders the To ronto Globe and Mail declared may press for a legislative inquiry into the big money contracts negotiated for the five famous sisters by the government acting as guardians In any the paper re ported they are said tofeel that more than the bare details of agreements that have built up a fortune of more than half a mil lion dollars for the babies at Callander should be made Refers to Speech The paper reicrred to the speech by Welfare Minister David CroU the quintuplets chief guar dian last week in introducing a bill that would gradually reunite the babies who will be 3 years old May 28 with their parents Oliva and Elzire Dionne CroU for his stew ardship and asking to have offi cial guardian of the province take his place on the board declared the Dionne babies fortune had grown from minus to more than with contracts signed to bring a year for the next two years The parents who cried rob bery and two years ago when their daughters were made wards of the king are looking forward now to the time when the quints and their six brothers and sisters will play under the same roof Content to Go On Until recently they were con sistently bitter towards the guar dianship board thatcontrolled Annette Yvonne Emilie Cecile and Marie But now they are content to go on living in their five room house and visiting the quintuplets in their nursery across the road until they are reunited in the same house Alargehome is said ta mean to the onlyreason they everwould build one would be for their daughters The early animosity tb the nursery staff Including Roy Dafoe has given way to quiet cooperation the parents work ing for the best interests of the five famous girls who they now realize will never be able to live the normal lives they want for their children TENSION ALONG STRIKE FRONTS GREATLY EASED Furniture Workers in 24 Ontario Canada Plants Walk Out STRIKES AT A GLANCE By The Associated Press flown strikers bar management from F W Woolworth company store ion leaders discuss extension of strike to 39 other units in area Strike started Saturday noon SANTA MONICA sume operations at Douglas air craft plant after six day shut down caused by sit Es timated 500 pickets on duty No disturbance WAUKEGAN 35 pickets on duty as workers return to Fansteel Metallurgical corporation plants in North Chi cago after 10 day sit down strike No disorders TOLEDO commer cial telegraph messenger boys start sit down demanding wage increase union recogni tion CLEVELAND van and warehouse workers strike after wage negotiations end in deadlock TORONTO Out Strike of approximately workers partly paralyzes Ontario furni ture manufacturing Twenty four factories affected Doubleheader Leaves Track Near Alexander Wreckage resulting after a donbleheader and snow plow left the M and St tracks near Alexander in Franklin county is shown above The train had been working m the Algona branch since Wednesday clearing drifts from the road and was on the return trip when ihe derailment oc curred Photo by Raymond Johnson Latlmer By Tension on the fronts cased Monday as moves to resume operations despite picket ings were made at two sit down strike centers Across theinternational line however furniture workers in 24 province of On tario plants The furniture work ers union called the strike in a demand for new work and wage negotiations The worlds largest airplane manufacturing plant the Douglas Aircraft company reopened at Santa Monica and the com pany spokesman said men were at work Monday A subsi diary the Northrop corporation also started operations again Chief of Police Charles Dice reported no disorders at the factory where he estimated 500 pickets were on duty Production had been halted for six days by sit downers 300 of whom were ejected forcibly and arrested last week Adelman Pleads Innocent The Fansteel Metallurgical cor poration plants in north Chicago scene of a 10 day sit down by about 60 employes who finally were routed by tear gas was pick eted by the strikers but no disor der developed In connection with that strike Meyer Adelman C I O union or ganizer wanted in Waukegan on conspiracy charges pleaded in nocent when arraigned in Keno sha municipal court on a fu gitive from justice warrant day Judge Calvin Stewart fixed and ordered Adel man to appear for a hearing March 10 Attorney John Kuehnl of Ken osha said he would make arrange mentsto post bail immediately Adelman was arrested at Kenosha Saturday night To Resume Work The company planned to start on rehabilitation getting the fac tories in shape to resume manu facturing within a few days Salesgirls who sat down at an F W Woolworth company store in Detroit at noon Saturday refused to permit entry of the man agement Monday Union leaders conferred onwhether to widen the include 39 other units of the company in the Detroit area The girls demanded wage and hour concessions Toledo Ohio commercial tele graph messenger boys sat down in a demand for wage increases and more favorable Jancsville Strike Ends A dispute at the Fisher Body and Chevrolet plants at Janesviile was settled at a conference of General Motors officials and union leaders in The plants chut down Friday by the flare tip were scheduled tore open Tuesday The union chief tains were scheduled to open negotiations with the Chrysler corporation Wednesday with recognition of theU A W A as the sole bar gainingagent for employes the paramount iss ue Philip Murray and other C I O leaders expressed the MARCH ENTERS IOWA LIKE LAMB Sun Warms Up State Helps Clear Away Ice Crust From Highways M a re h Monday made a lamblike en Crew and Wrecker Clearing Railroad After Derailment Six Men Are Injured as4 trance in Iowa A welcome sun onepossibly capable ofwarmingup the entire state shone down over pl Iowa and minimum temperatuies Men day night were expected to be only a little under the freezing mark in the southwest and south eastern sections of the state In thoseareas the weather bu reau said the mercury might drop to oiiiy about 23 above zero though indications pointed to low readings of 20 to 22 in the north western and northeastern regions Sunday brought genuine relief to the southwestern sector with a low Sunday night of only 40 at Omaha and Council Bluffs On the other hand Charles City and Iowa Falls recorded minimums of 10 above and traces of snow were noted at both places Sundays late afternoon sun shine aided also in helping to clear a crust of ice from many of the primary highways all of which were open to travel Probe Death of Man Believed Train Victim CLINTON OP is being made by Coroner L 0 lliggert into the death of an un identified man whose body was found Monday on the North Western railroad tracks near Cal amus 30 miles west of here George Sagerland and his section crew made the discovery It is be lieved he was killed by a train Result of Wreck on M and St L HAMPTON A wreckerfrom crew Monday were clearingthV track the a freight train was derailed twomiles east of Alexander in which six trainmen suffered minor injuries Whether or not the road could be cleared during the day was uncertain but it was thought service could be resumed by Tuesday SESSION HELD 6Y IOWA HOUSE HouseKidded as Committee Is Named to Investigate Its Vacation DES MOINES house members continued their spring RELIEF SUBJECT OF MORE STUDY IN WHITE HOUSE Roosevelt Aikt Concrets to Impose Excise Tax on Raw Sugar WASHINGTON su preme court held Monday that a contract for paid off at its face value in pres ent devalued money It ruled the 1933 congressional resolution prohibiting payment of obligations in gold was validly ap plied to contracts for tullioin as well as coin The 5 to 4 decision was a vic tory Jor the government The opinion was delivered by Justice Cardozo with justices Van Devsji ter McReynolds Sutherland and Butler dissenting The high court affirmed a rul ing by the Massachusetts first dis trict federal court and first cir cuit court of appeals in a case brought by the Holyoke Water Power companyto collect more than from the Amer ican Writing Paper To Meet Governors The problem of relief of theun employed white house attention with announce ment that the president would seek an efficient and sound so lution in conferences with gover nors of six industrial states March 10 The conference was requested by the chief justices of New York Minnesota Illinois Massachusetts Wisconsin and Rhode Island President Eoosevclt will send fc day transmitting without recom mendations a report from a com mittee appointed to study the sound and unsound of the invalidated industrial recovery act Cause of the derailment has not I recess the Iowa senate started its white house officials saidHthe f Tni nonpartisan pared a report of 378 that the message would as an impartial study v MinimumWage Flan They added they expected the report to outline what NBA did wrong and the lessons learned from such action as well as the good features that should be pre rved Later on Ihe president isex pected by his associates to rec ommend to congress a new plan for establishment of minimum ivages maximum hours and possi bly fair trade practices far indus try The controversy over President Hoosevelts court reorganization proposal flamed up on the senate floor when Democratic Leader Robinson of Arkansas denounced issues of union recognition wages and hours in the projected drive into the steel industry would be amicably settled as they pushed plans for a national convention of delegates from the organizations 300 lodges Strikes Spring Up Strikes sprang up as old ones continued or neared settlement along the extensive front In Cleveland operation of all moving vans and warehouses halt ed at midnight as van drivers union leaders broke off wage ne gotiationi The Rev Francis J Haas fed eral conciliator was in St Paul to try and reconcile the disputant union electrical workers and the Northern States Union Recognition Goal In officials of ithe American Federation of Hosiery Workers announcedthey were ready all but two Berks county mills with workers to be affected Union recog nition and settlement of previous controversy were the factors Union spokesmen and employ ers representatives in Providence R hoped a conference would stave off a threatened strike of Rhode Islandvtiijdciifen Union announced settle men of a monthold strike at the StarPeerless Wallpaper company in Jolief with 350 men sched uled toresume work within a few days been determined Following the wreck one of the two locomotives oa the train was lying on its side a snqwplow which they were pushing left the track and was badly damaged and a tank car was across the track There vere 46 cars in the train nine of whicn were loaded Had Been The train was going east onthe Algona branch after having been out on the line since Wednesday clearing snow from thetracks Those injured were riding in the caboose and suffered shock from the sudden stop of the train These include A H Nehring of Hampton conductor injuries to left shoulder and ribs Barry of Oskaloosa trainmaster possible broken ribs and bruises Charles L Booth of Hampton cut on el bow John S Sampson of Hamp ton cut on head Alfred Woods of Hampton bruises and Ray mond T Variasse of Hampton bruises and an injured back Taken to Physician Injured men were taken to a physician at Hampton who gave them treatment Later they were able to go to their homes The track had only just been cleared for service when the wreck occurred The snow plow was being driven ahead of the doubleheader followed by the long line of cars Track was torn up for quite a distance by the wreck which was at oclock Sunday lowan Shoots O T T U M W A E Bridges 50 Blakesburg book keeper in the Wapello county aud itors office here committed sui cide by at his home Sunday The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday nijrht and Tuesday not quite so cold in the east south Monday night somewhat colder Tuesday ex cept in the extreme southeast MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and somewhat colder Tuesday and in central and north portion Monday nif lit IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday Maximum Sunday 32 Above Minimum In Nigrht 10 Above At 8 A M Monday 18 Above Snowfall Trace Figuresfor 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock SuMday morning Maximum Saturday 24 Above Minimum in Nlrht 5 Above At 8 A M 15 Above scheduled session promptly at p m Monday with 32 senators present The chief problem before the senate during the afternoon ses sion was action on possible con firmation of three appointees to the state unemployment compen sation commission which under the law took office Monday Shortly after the session opened i the senate kidded the house appointing a committee to inves tigate the absence of the lower chamber Hunt for Members Ceremoniously Senators Leo Elthon Howard Baldwin and Hugh Luauy members of the committee stalked out of the sen ate chamber to hunt for house members The committee was appointed after Walter Beam senate secre tary came into the senate cham ber announced he had taken a committee report 1o the house and had failed to find it While the committee was out the senate voled aresolution call ing for appointment of a commit tee to study the operation and pro posed changes in stale sales and income taxes It also received formally s pe tition from a group of northern Iowa merchants protesting against the sales tax House Not Found When the committee returned it reported The house cannot be Then it recommendedlhat lob of me third the place of the lower chauiber and the senate in joint session After the committee returned the senate stood at ease awaiting arrival of enough senators to go into executive session to consider the unemployment compensation commission appointments By the time it hadpassed one minor bill the number of sena torspresent reached 35 more than enough to act on the theappoint ment Missourian Hurt in Keokiik Crash Dies KEOKUK Leonard Stewart criti cally injured in an automobile ac cident here cued at c lo cal Hospital Monday morning at 10 oclock without regainingcon sciousness Frank White driver of the car in which Stewart was riding and James GambreL driver of the other machine were discharged fromthe hospital Monday after what he called an fair and deliberately dishonorable effort to influence public opinion against the plan He cited a letter which came to his hand urging protests against the program be sent to congress men Fairjr Succeeds Vidal Secretary Roper said Fred D Fagg of Northwestern univer sity vvould succeed Eugene Vidal as director of the air commerce bureau Vidal announced his res ignation effective Mon day Presidartc Roosevelt asked con a special lor leg islation imposing an excise tax on raw sugar as a meansof restoring benefit payments to He asked also that the system of sugar quotas originally provided under the JpnesCostigan bill W maintained in the new act The act originally became law as an amendment to theagricultural adjustment act Certain provi principally that imposing a processing tax became inopera tive when the AAA was ruled constitutional arid benefit pay merits to producers ceased The the excise tax would yield approximately one hundred million dollars per annum to the treasury of tiie United States which would make the total revenue from sugar more nearly commensurate with that obtained during the period 1922 Quotes Control Supply the president said influence the price of sugar through the control of supply consequently under a regu lation of the supply of sugar a tax may re levied without causing any adverse period of time on the price paid by consum CrThe president asked special safeguards in any legislation for the rights of small producersto assure them an equitable gharrX
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