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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AU NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATES PRESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 134 Lawyers in Court Fight American Bar Association vs Lawyers Guild By CHARLES P STEWART A S H IN GTON CPA To paraphrase a n old saying When law s e r s fall out other folk get their dues The original version is that honest men get their dues when theres a disa greement b e tween malefac tors of one sort or another However this is not to imply that lawyers as a class are IOWA SENATE IN WETDRY FIGHT U S PROTESTS Rebels Wipe Out Battalion of Loyalists TO GERMANY ON scalawags It would not be safe to do so they might sue lor libel They have fallen out bitterly however That is an obvious fact not a risky assertion On the one side is the American Bar association On the opposite hand is the National Lawyers Guild Youth and Age These two groups are chaw ing at each other with extraor dinary ferocity The associations membership consists of the long time recog nized legal pun dits of the profession The guild is a new yet hallowed by age but vigorous with a youth that positively effervesces The association has the advan tage such it is of dignity The guild has the disadvantage of its newness Yet the real advantage may be with the guild Association Handicapped The latter may be and is stern ly rebuked by the association for its impudence but the guilds sole answer is phooey and the guild doesnt care worth The association and the two cents severely kickedin the pants by the cant answer in suffers The American Bar association dates back indefinitely It has his toricassociations The gmld is of postnew deal creation The guild for example supports reorganization of the federal su preme court The association is horrified at the idea Really Conservative I presume it is a fact as guild members assert that the associa tion is conservative Its personnel includes most of the country s pre eminently successful lawyers and this class of practitioners quite centrally represents big business which isnt in the habit of em ploying ultraradicals to handle its legal affairs Guild spokesmen however go farther than to say merely tnat associationists as a body are They charge that they re down right They speak of them as stupid I dont exaggerate They not only have used such terms in conversation hut in radio broad casts They have referred even to a sprinkling of actual legal pros titutes in association ranks Made Sharp Retorts Of course this kind of talk makes the association folk furious Thei handicap is that they cant descend to what they describe as vulgar abuse in answering their if it is criticism to call a PRESS ATTACKS Incident Follows Apology by Hull for Remarks of Mayor LaGuardia WASHINGTON Hull Thursday instructed Ambas sador William E Dodd at Berlin to make vigorous representations to the German foreign office con cerning recent articles appearing in the German press about the United States The secretary of state recently apologized formally to the Ger man embassy here for remarks made by Mayor Fiorello H Lt Guardia of New York in which LaGuardia referred to Chancellor Hitler as a brown shirted fan LaGuardias statements made before the womens section of the American Jewish congress evoked a deluge of criticism from the German press in which LaGuardia not only was attacked but Amer ican institutions and Jewish wom en also were flayed Jewish Woman Writes This press campaign was called to Secretary Hulls attention by Mrs Stephen S Wise wife of the noted Jewish rabbi and chairman of the womens section of the American Jewish congress Her formal letter prompted Sec retary Hull to dispatch immediate orders to Ambassador Dodc to ex press emphatic concern to the German foreign office and to say the United States government amazed at the fierceness of the German press attack It was understood that recent articles published bv Der Angriff a leading Berlin journal were particularly offensive to American officials In responsible quarters it was explained that the secretarys in structions to Dodd did not consti tute a protest but comment which would be calculated to have mucn the same effect Had Insulted Hitler Hull tendered to the German embassy this governments apolo gies for LaGuardias remarks al ter Dr Hans Thomsen counselor of the embassy had protested to the state department that La Guardia had gratuitously insulted Chancellor Hitler In the apology the secretary said LaGuardias remarks did not represent the views of the United States government and expressed regret that any of its citizens should voice such utterances about he head of a nation with which the United States had official re lations The secretary of state had ransmitted a letter replying to he communication from Mrs Wise advising her of the steps taken by the government Jackson Sees Serious Split in High Court WASHINGTON Attorney General Robert H Jack son asserted Thursday a majority of the supreme court had demon strated that the great objectives of the Roosevelt administration offend their deep Appearing before the senate judiciary committee behalf of the presidents court reorganiza tion program Jackson added This frani hostility of these justices has been openly counted on by interested groups to defeat much important from a long prepared thata serious split within the high court leaves the nation governed by blind fate instead of by human Notes Current Delays Calling attention to current de lays handing down decisions the assistant attorney general said the Washington minimum wage act was argued some three months ago While I can only guess at the cause of the he added the difficulties apparent in this case lead to the suspicion that the court is badly Expanding his contention that a majority of the supreme court was opposed to Roosevelt objec tives Jackson said The whole program over whelmingly approved by the peo ple in 1932 1934 and 193d is in danger of being lost in a maze of constitutional Glances Over Crowd Raising his eyes from his manu script to glance over the crowded hearing a minute and then resumed Each success in thwarting con gressional power or each effort that comes jj near success as to lack but a vote or two stimulates competing and aggrieved interests to new attack Nearly every newly organized institution of the government rests under a legal cloud This is true of the securities and exchange commission the social security board the public works admin istration the Tennessee valley Theyre Different in England When girl workers strike in America they either want more money shorter hours or better working conditions Miese girl workers at an Irthlingborongh England laundry went on strike however when handsome Ernest Greasley was transferred to an other branch of the firm We Want they shouted authority and the labor relations board Hopes and Fears highlv distinguished member of the bar such names as the guild orators call the associationists To be sure the association s de do argue that the guilds membership would gladly get into the association if they were good enoughlawyersto entitle them to also that the guild clement is made up largely ol chas ers and NotThe Pungency But there isnt the pungency in denouncing a comparatively small time lawyer as an ambulance chasing communist that there is in canning a legal light of na tional reputation asa reaction ary stupid Believe vicioUsness of this controversy verbally consid ered is something unprecedented The association is antinew deal mainly The guild is 100 per cent pro To a bystander its highly enter taining Famine Threatens 2 Million Persons in Chinese Province HANKOW China W The China international famine reliel commission reported Thursday that famine threatened persons In Western Honan prov John Earl Baker of Eagle executive secretary of the com mission made public the findings of an investigation which de clared of near fam ine exists likely some per sons are suffering aj though are BELIEVE RUNYON PAL WAS KILLED Markwood Reported Dead Gang Member in Plot to Kidnap Foster DES MOINES inves tigation bureau chief W W Akers said Thursday his agents have re ceived information which indi cates Robert Markword suspect in the Britt slaying of James Zrostlik was killed in South Da kota last June Tne bureau chief said at the same time his agents learned one member of the gang involved in the slaying was connected with a plot to kidnap Morrell Foster of the Sioux Falls S packing plant last summer Akers announcement came only two days after Thomas Runyon who pleaded guilty to participa tion in the murder started serv ing a life sentence for the crime Akers insisted this information did not come from The bureau chief said a more complete description of Mark word obtained convinc es officers he was the unidenti fied man found shot near Mill bank S June 20 last year and listed in a South Dakota bul letin for He said agents of the bureauwill go to Millbank for a further check Besides description of teeth and general appearance Akers said a tattoo mark on the unidentified mans arms is identical with one reported on Markwords Fine Suspended SIOUX CITY fine assessed against Joe Ostri osky after guilty to not aiding an injured person was sus pended on request of C E Hud lund accident y The acts of congress involving the hopes and fears of a great pro portion of the American people are likewise clouded in legal doubt Old age benefits old age as sistance unemployment compen sation the securities act the relief acts the labor relations act the public utility holding company act the Tennessee valley well as many taxing involved in litigation arid there is no def inite assurance what their fate will When he had concluded Jack son was subjected to a barrage of questions from committee mem bers Senator McCarran so far uncommitted on the presi dents proposals voiced fear that the addition of six new justices wouid break down the confidence of the people in the court Confidence of People I have no such Jackson replied He conceded however that the confidence of the people would depend upon the character and conduct of the new members Jacksons emphasis on what he said was a split within the court drew sharp questions from Sena tor OMahoney advo cate of a constitutional amend ment to require a of the justices to invalidate laws OMahoney asked if the Roose velt bill would meet the objec tion raised by Jackson to split decisions Jackson agreed there was no assurance divisions of the court would not continue but he said with new blood on the justices will have a viewpoint that is likely to be less MOHAWKS ON AIR When Mason City makes its seventh consecutive district basketball tournament start Thursday night KGLO will broadcast the game at inately directly from the court at Webster City Bernard Hook of the GlobeGszette KGLO news staff will give a play by play report of theMo hawks fracas wita the un defeated Buffalo Center quintet through the remote control facilities of KGLO The Girl Scout program North Iowa forum subject for the evening will be broadcast at in steadof the scheduled time be cause of the game HART HELD FOR THEFT OF BONDS Fugitive From Algona Jail Be Charged With Nebraska Crime OMAHA JP State Sheriff William Flake held George Shorty Hart 33 of Le Mars Iowa Thursday as a suspect in the theft of worth of securi ties from the Madison County Building and Loan association at Madison Nebr Federal state and Omaha police officers arrested Hart and Dr Ed gar P Benedict of Council Bluffs Iowa who has his office in Omaha in a downtown office building here late Wednesday They said Hart had in his pockets including one bill and 54 jilOO bills and the physi cian had in currency and in bond coupons on his per son Flake came to Omaha Wednes day night questioned both men and departed shortly before mid night taking Hart with him They believed Flake took Hart either to Lincoln Norf oils or Madison Butter Theft Leader The state sheriff said Hart sought since his escape last Octo ber from the Kossuth county jail at Algona Iowa where he was held as the suspected leader of an Iowa butter theft ring is one of four men who broke into the Mad ison County Building and Loan association in January 1936 and rifled safety deposit boxes of 000 in negotiable bonds and 000 in nonnegotiable bonds One of the men Byron Green now is in the Minnesota peniten tiary he said and two others are still at large All but of the negotiable bonds have been recovered Flake stated He said he has learned the nonnegotiable bonds were de stroyed Hart has been suspected of disposing of the negotiable bonds remaining from the loot through Omaha connection Flake said He said he has traced worth of the bonds to the physician Doctor Pleads Innocent Detective Inspector Fritz Franks 01 Omaha signed a complaint Thursday charging Dr Benedict with receiving stolen property and the physician pleaded inno cent when arraigned in municipal court The court ordered him held for action by the district court and set bond ai Franks and State Sheriff Flake asserted Wed nesday night the numbers of the bond coupons in the physicians possession coincided with the numbers of some of the stolen bonds Dr Benedict Thursday told Franks he bought irom Hart the bonds which Elalie asserts were taken in the Madison robbery The physician who said he was grad uated from the Universityof Iowa college ot medicine in said he made the deal with Hart in good faith and did not know the bonds were Met 11 Years Ago Dr Benedict told Franks he met Hart 11 years ago in Sioux City while practicing there Flake explaining the arrest of Dr Benedict said oneof the bonds stolen at Madison had appeared in TRY TO SETTLE ERNIE QUESTION Employers Wanted to Give Him Girls Object IRTHLINGBOROUGK E n girl laundry want Er in their ears union and company officials of a local laundry tried Thursday to settle the absorbing question ci where handsome Ernie Greasley was go ing to work His employers thought apro motion for Ernie as foreman of another plant would be nice The girls however insisted they would strike unless Ernie he is Clark Gable to them was left at his present post oiicials said are in a delicate Adding to their delicacy was the incessant chant of the girls whose admiration drove Ernie into hid ing Do not give in we want We want Ernie we know what New York later being tracedyto the physician after a New York bank refused to permit collection on the bond because of a stop order and notified authorities HART AND WALSH SAWED THEIR WAY OUT OF JAIL ALGONA George Hart who was arrestedat Omaha Mate Wed nesday escaped from the Kossuth county jail here the night oi Oct 10 1936 in company with Eugene Walsh FRANCOS MEN CONTINUE THEIR DRIVE IN NORTH Report Officially Munitions Freighter of Government Sunk SORIA Spain col umns of insurgent troops reported Thursday they had wiped out an entire battalion of red lion gov ernment defenders seized control of more than 100 square miles of government territory and marched to within sight of Guadalajara provincial capital 32 miles north east of Madrid Insurgent aviators reconnoiter ing ahead of the advancing col umns wirelessed that government militiamen were fleeing in disor derly retreat toward Guadalajara and Madrid Many towns and vil lages in the path of the insurgents have been deserted the pilots as serted Seven villages along the Mad ridZaragoza highway through Guadalajara were reported to have fallen in four days of inten sive fighting Column was reported officially to have battered its way into Brihuega an important highway junction about six miles south of the main highroad and only 20 miles northeast of Guadalajara An unofficial and unconfirmed report placed another column at Torija only 10 miles above Guad aljara on the Aragon roa Still another column continued to advance along a railroad line to the west Twelve government tanks were reported captured in the past two days PREVIOUS REPORT ABOUT FREIGHTER CONTRADICTED SALAMANCA Spain insurgent Spanish regime official ly announced Thursday that the government munitions freighter Mar Cantabrico had been sunk contrary to previous assertions it lad fallen a prize of war to in surgent warships No details were given in the terse announcement The vessel carried more than worth of munitions from New York and Vera Cruz Mexico to the aid of the Valencia government The Mar Cantabrico previously was reported to have been taken to Ferrol fortified insurgent port on the northwest tip of Spain af ter being shelled and captured by the cruiser Canarias while at temptingto run the insurgent blockade Mystery Is Deepened Tba insurgent announcement deepened the mystery surrounding the vessel since it slipped out of Vera Cruz harbor and was unre ported for 17 days until it radioed a wild appeal for aid Monday us ing the call letters of a British ship and electrifying the British and French navies It was not known whether the insurgents had removed the huge LOOK INSIDE FOR AMELIA EARHART Plans to Start Flight Around World Mondav ON PAGE 2 156 Million Gain in 3 Years in Farm Prices ON PAGE 4 Plans Announced for Annual Hobby Show District Meets Surprise to Basketball Followers ON PAGE 15 T TIT xi i 111BL11 KfftH9 JJilU JClilWCU Ult being held as the ringleader of aj ca to d series of North Iowa butter labscuttledth freighter or whether benes and Walsh on a narcotic oit charge wasmade by saw ing through a number of doors Walsh sawed out of his cell and then jimmied a large lock getting to Hart who was bullpen They thenr sawed their way into the hall and then got out a win dow It was believed that an auto was ready to carry them Offi cers reachedthat conclusion from Tacks that were seen the next morning On Friday the day previous to he jailbreak George Goeders of Sioux City attorney fcr Hart had appeared before the juclga entered plea of not guilty for Hart and asked for an immediate trial The udge the the first case in the November term RENTED This Little Ad FOR rm Loma Apts 105 N Casa Fed brought RESULTS says Mrs is a regular satisfied want ad you want people to know about your offerings just call the ad taker at3800 because every one knows GlobeGazette WANT SULTS ADS BRING RE it had sunk enroute toFerrol in contradiction to the report of its arrival An original report had declared the ship from the Canarias sent the ship to thebottom of the Bay of Biscayduring the Blow to Government The loss of the Mar Canta bricos cargo was considered in in surgent circles one of the most crushing blows delivered to the government In additionto the lost materials of war it was officially pointed out the ship itself was the main unit of the merchant fleet sup plying the northern government forces It shows the blockade is effec an official said The loss of the Mar Cantabrico and the recent enormous losses in land fighting may mean the rapid end of red government resist ance Basque provinces on the northern BACKS WARNING TO INSURGENTS French Government Issues Stringent Orders to Air and Navy Force B E E S T France backed up an implicit warning to insurgent Spain to keep naval warfare out of French territorial ivaters with stringent orders Thursday to her navy and air force The ordersplaced naval and aerial units of the west and south coasts on an uninterrupted duty status after four attacks by Span ish warships in the international shipping lanes French vessels were commanded to defend the lanes bordering France from invasion and watch constantly for belligerent vessels until the internationalcontrol cor don was erected The rapidity with which the French navy acted to aid the government freighter Conde de Zubiria Wednesday when an insurgent warship made a daring attack within sight of the French coast was taken as evi dence ofFrench determination to force respect for French The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair in northwest mostly cloudy In cast and south portions somewhat colder in southwest portion Thursday night Friday generally fair MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy Thursday night and Friday probably occasional snow in north portion not so cold in northeast and east central por tions Thursday nirht IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for hour period ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 28 degrees Minimum in night 13 degrees At Thursday 13 degrees Snowfall 2 of an inch Precipitation 02 of an inch Snow Covers North Iowa Cold Weather Continues A light snow which fellduring the night mantled North Iowa Thursday but a bright it rapidly as the weatherman pre dictedFriday would be generally fair over the state Meantime freezing temperatures which checked the runoff of thaw gave Iowas streams and rivers a chance to get back with in their bank Sioux City reported both the of ficial low and the high tempera ture during the last 24 hours 20 the low and 42 for the high Temperatures Thursday night the weatherman forecast would get down to 5 degrees in the northeast portion in the northwest and to 20 in the south ern part of the state PUTS OFF FINAL VOTE ON STATE BUILDING PLANS Drys Denounce Bill to Use Liquor Profits for New Office Program DES MOINES Iowa senate after a bitter wetdry de bate on a bill to use in liquor commission profits ora state building program Thursday afternoon deferred a final vote on the bill until Monday because of absences in the chamber The chamber then 38 to 0 house amendments to the home stead tax relief bDL The action taken sponsors of the bill said to hurry the measure to a conference committee to iroii out differences between the two cham bers Senators favoring the liquor j profits bill which would provide for construction of a state office building had invoked a call the chamber which would have re quired presence of all members for a vote When a roll call showed several absentees the vote was postponed Denounce Bill on Floor Drys denounced the bill on the floor saying we would not want to point to a magnificent building with the statement that this is what booze did for Final debate came after a sharp clash over one provision of the bill which would have reduced the price of state liquor permits from to 25 cents Drys defeated the proposed change 21 to 19 Thursdays outburst of wetdry animosity was the first on the senats floor during the present sessiun and foretold rough and tumble battles it other liquor measures come up for debate The upper chamber recessed for lunch after voting to change the original provide the 000 building fund The decision came after Senator Ora E Husted R of Truro attacked the liquor demanding Sending to I wonder if we know how many of our boys and girls we are sending to hell Now we want to erect a monument to the liquor Senator E P Donohue B of New Hampton chief sponsor the measure said I do not see why anyone should be so fanatically dry as to oppose this use of liquor The house also had on its scrapping togs Thursday but after battling for nearly an hour de cided to defer until Friday a move to compel that body to adhere to its congested calendar and turn down all special orders of business until March 22 Stirs Up Sides Rep Ed R Brown of Des Moines stirred up opposing sides when he introduced amotion to that effect declaring he had the support of 40 other house mem bers The time has he warned when weve got to take these bills in their order If we dont a lot of members are going to be That it was of a mind to sup port Browns move perhaps Fri day was later shown by tinshouse when it rejected a plea bv Hep W Groves D Webster City to schedule for special considera tion Tuesday morning his bill for the disposal of all legislative tion contestsprior to the conven ing of the assembly The bill as a result will retain place on the house Supports His Flea Supporting plea of Rep L R Clements 8i year old house member to preserve I generations the same privileges givenmeii who now represent the best legal minds In the lower chamber consigned the scrap pile the bill by Rep Gustave Alesch D of Marcus raise the standards required for admittance tothebar Referring to the measure as injustice its opponents pointed to such men as Justice Parsons of the state su preme court as possessors of great legal minds whc com pleted qualification for admittance to the bar by law office The defeated bill would have re quired accredited college law school training during a residence course Only 41 house members voted for it after Alesch completed debate asserting it was to rid the shysters and Z Minor BUb Pined Two minor bills were passed by the house would legalize theissuance of of refunding bbndr by Ce dsr Falls in connection with its annexation of Geciar Heights the other providw for extermination   

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