Saturday, March 27, 1937

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME FIVE CENTS A COPY PRESS AND UNITED LEASED WmES Opposed to Tax Boosts Congress Does Not Like Budget Balancing Idea senators and By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON CPA The recent sugges tion by Chair man Marrine S Eccles of the federal reservi systems boarc o f governors that now is the time for Uncle Sam to balance his budget by a sizable increase in taxation rates has been received with anything but chorus of joy ful a c cl a i m from the ranks representatives who will have to bear responsibil ity for the increase if one is voted It isall very well for Chairman Eccles who is not much in poli tics to make such a recommenda tion Probably not many average folk even noticed thathe made it or have a very clear idea who Eccles is When a legislator however casts his ballot for a tax increase few among his constituents are likelyto fail to observe the cor responding increase in the size of his bill from the collector of tithes and said legislator is well aware thathe speedily will be over whelmingly called on to explain why he voted that way if he was oneof those who did He knows too that a record as a taxbooster will befar fromihelpful to him on next election day An Exception Seen Senator Robert M La Follette of Wisconsin is almost alone among outstanding lawmakers wlio emphatically favors higher levies to enable the federal gov ernment to meet its expenses as it goes along Virtually all the remainder urge that Uncle Samuel instead of ask ingtor niore money should cut THE NEWSPAPER THAT MARK ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE ln NO 148 AUTO UNION SEEKS INJUNCTION Church Bells Will Peal Tidings of Risen Christ to Strife Torn World Italy Will Send No More Volunteers DEMANDS THAT OTHER NATIONS ALSO KEEP OUT down expe n d 11 e s nevervcan be trimmed Once up they stay up and tend to climb higher This seems to be ah im mutablelaw with ail gov ernments Know It Is Impossible The very lawmakerswho de mand economy know that it is impossible Their policy in reality is to let thegovernment go on running in to the hole Oh yes they are conscious that some time there must be a reckoning day but calculate that it will notbe until after they are until after next election anyway We all are like that To heck with the future unless it is alarminglyclose up Why Labor Strikes Plenty of lawmakers econo mists and miscellaneous public spokesmen are worried by labors exactions of the present day Labor they say is asserting it self at a juncture which is ex ceedingly inconvenient for big business They appeal to the workersleadership to hold off for a raise Cain just as prosperity is doing its best to re assert itself Just so This is a mightily in convenient time for big business That is why labor has picked this particular time When would it strike out for itself except thus psychologically it will be less an noying to big now at the best moment for labor Any strategist ought to be able at one guess to answer these questions In Constant Demand The congressional library re portsthat every book it possesses dealing with the United States constitution has been in constant demand of loanedout or in the reading room There have not been enough of these volumes to go around in fact huge as the library is The library folk assume that their applicants are constitutional students in connection with the supreme court fight They surmise that every library in the country has been similarly drawn on Their judgment is lhat more Americans have learned more of their constitution in the last few Spanish Insurgents Shell Madrid Bomb Alcala de Henares ROME Italian sourcessaid Saturday Count Dino jiandi Romes ambassador to London has assured Great Britain that Italy does not intend to send more volunteers to the Spanish civil war The authoritative statement was qualified in government circles to embrace this statement unless other nations start to send volun teers again II Giornale Dlfalia in a dispatch rom London relating to conver sations belween British diplomats and French foreign minister Yvon Delbos said It seems Delbos took a heroic decision to brandish the sword er learning from London Tuesday hat the British government con idered as very grave the situa ion created by Grandis declara ion that no Italian volunteers vould leave Spain before the war Had Delbos consulted Ihe rench ambassador in London he vould have been informed that ranquilizing assurances had al eady been received from Rome Delbos and Sir George Russell Cleric British ambassador to Paris earlier had tigl ed their countries irfg of Ifo Han tecruftVmSpam and without tho possibility of an angloFrench naval blockade of Spain to func7 tion apart from the neutrality committees seapatrol SHELI SHRAPNEL BURSTS AMONG MADRID CKOttDS MADRID shrapnel burst among crowds in Madrids By THOMAS Fy HAWKINS Associated Press Staff Writer Church bells throughout the Christian world will peal tidings of the risen Christ to a world torn by war the thought of war and by religious conflict Christ himself knowingly on the way to his death on the cross spoke to his disciples of warsand rumors of wars of brother that shall betray brother of cen sure for the church And today Nations everywhere speeded the pace of armaments Civil conflict gripped Spain brother against brother Catholic and Protestant alike were engaged in controversy with nazi Germany over the question of religious freedom Encyclical o Mexicans Pope Pius XI drafted an ency clical to the Catholics of Mexico beseeching them to hold fast to the faith in the face of conflict dating back to the conquistadores of Ihe sixteenth century The Jew in Poland in Ger many and elsewhere trod an un easy path In Ihe Holy Land of Palestine there was unrest In Spain those who follow the cause of fascism or monarchism gathered in insurgent centers to worship In Madrid territory arid in the Basque country of the north Christians who support the republican regime galhered also to give thanks for the resur rection Church War Issue 2 y weyiuie ail li sue mirhe professing to be her protector the government conscripting certain Catholic priests are fightinj agaipst Madrid Pope Pius has inferred his fa vor for the insurgents fearing the would spread com growing socialistic tendency in Mexico the church fear of com munism and as in Germany the fear it may lose control of her youths education Noncontroversial in tone the encyclical urged material as well as spiritual aid for the Mexican worker and pleaded for greater care to safeguard school children and university students from dangers to their faith He counseled against violent changes in the application of principles of justice and charity although his words reflected his sadness at the condition of the afflicted church in Mexico Opened by Force The closing of churches and the restrictions on numbers of priests permitted tit conduct service coupled with Mexicos more recent program of socialistic education have been objects of deep concern to Catholics Recently Catholics in some portions of Mexico opened long closed churches by force Of education in Mexico the pontiff said An integral Christian education x x x is required for the success of all other activities if Catholics are to contribute to the prosperity of the nation Strikes In Poland Strikes directed against Jewish employers in many cases dis turbed Poland Latest decree in Germany was one barring Jews from labor services advantages And in the holy land where Christ was born and where he was crucified armed guards watched wei emnleto assure duriMi1passover worship llie Jews with whom the Aiab popul ation has battled the Arabs pio testing against Jewish efforts to I S FREIGHTER FLASHES S 0 S AS PUPS FAIL British Carrier Steams to Aid of Volunteer 240 Miles Away SAN FRANCISCO ing a crew of about 40 the Amer ican freighter Volunteer flashed an S O S Saturday as her pumps failed and water gained in hr hold water gained in her The British carrier Fresno City 240 miles away steamed to assistance at 12 knots nle Volunteer reported she was 840 miles from Yokohama Japan establish estine a national home in Pal government munism Gran Via and insurgent air bombs The pontiff preparing to par showered on important Alcala do tieipale Sunday in Easter services Herjares Saturday in reply to smashing Spanish government drives on three sides of the capi tal Several persons were reported wounded at the noon hour when the insurgent cannonade sent showers of debris into the main thoroughfare Twenty miles to the east at Alcala vital point on the road to the Guadalajara front in surgent bombers caused unesti mated damage A new government offensive to the northwest and new vic tories in the important mercury mining lands to the south fol lowed swiftly however upon the governments Guadalajara suc cesses northeast of Madrid than all put together in feast Yankee history 8 Ounce Baby Lives j but Only 18 Hours NEW YORK accumu lated wisdom of man written at bedsides over a period of centur ies held that an infant born af ter four months gestation could not live A Brooklyn hospital Sat urday had both proof and contra diction of medicines proverb A baby weighing a scant eight ounces which came into the world a little more than four months af ter conception did live but only for 18 hours Outwardly Mr and Mrs Saverio Vitas boy a first born was nnrra SHOOTS SELF TO ESCAPE ARREST Local Man Held for Attack ohJO Year Old Girl in Condition Edward Huckins who shot him self at his home 919 Polk avenue northwest Friday night shortly before officers arrived to arrest him on a charge of attacking a 10 year old girl was reportedin fair condition Saturday at the Park hospital Huckins was found by officers lying on hisback in bed at 7 oclock Friday evening He had shot himself with a 38 caliber S revolver which had been thrown into a coaf pail The bul let entered the body above the heart Five bullets and one empty shell were found in the gun Providing Huckins recovers from the wound he will be charged with a statutory offense according to County Attorney M L Mason Huckins is confined in a barred room at the hospital Huckins admitted having at tacked the girl according to offi cers at his home when she re turned with groceries he had sent her for The crime was alleged to have been committed late Friday afternoon and Huckins shot him self shortly before officers arrived for him after he had talked with the parents of the girl The girl was reported not injured Sunday in Easter services in St Peters cathedral after lone illness within the past two weeks issued his latest exhortation against communist theology which he feels is an enemy of both re ligion and the welfare of nations Attack on Nazis He followed quickly with attaclc upon the nazi government of Ger many which he charged had taken away the right to control religious education of youth He warned without naming him that Chan cellor Hitler would be regarded as a senseles prophet of absurdity if he sought to become spiritual head of the German state yeals now German Catholics have disputed with the nazi regime fearing conscription oc church lands and vigorously de termined to retain the right of re ligious instruction for Catholic youth German Protestants too have differed with Hitler over adminis tration Hie German Evangeli cal church Last week Hitler aides sought a truce but Protestant leaders declared they were deter mined to continue the fight to keep the government out of church affairs Dispute in Mexico The papal message to Mexican worshippers Saturday was for a nation where church conflict has long existed In recent years the dispute has centered about an apparently In the United States and its pos sessions lens of millions were pre pared to bow their heads before Christendoms symbols in lily banked churches while Jews ob served the passovcr Tiered Hollywood Bowl In the tiered Hollywood bowl in the Mormon temple in Salt Lake City in the garden the gods in theshadow of Pikes peak at the lip of the Grand Canyon on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii and in other places storied for the beauty of their services voices will be raised in song Strange rites took place in the Indian southwest where hundreds of years ago hardy Spanish de fenders of the faith planted the cross In their own fashion Ari zonas Yaqui Indians in a half pagan halfchristian version of the Easter story shot Christ1 with a popgun to portray the crucifixion President Roosevelt and his family will attend Easter services in Washington Signs 51500 DESMOINES JudgeRussell Jordan judgment for istrict signed a damages against the city of DCS Moines for Mrs Kathryn Sharrin to compen sate for injuries she allegedly suf fered in a fall on the ice Jan 6 X03b T LJ aUtlll It was estimated Ihe Fresno City would reach the stricken craft by night Coast guard headquarters in Se attle heard the Volunteer was list Globe wireless said the Volun teer probably was damaged in a nile a minute gale which swcpl he Pacific ocean two days ago JMo storm was reported Saturday Sunny Skies Chilly Weather on Tap for Iowa Easter Parade DES MOINES The Easter parade in Iowa Sunday will be un der sunny skies but just a Uifle chilly the weatheiman said TheH forecaster predicted gen anv Anther and not v Minimum temperatures predicted were 10 degiees in northern Iowa and from 15 to 20 degrees in the southern half of the slate Temperatures Saturday were about IS degrees below normal in most parts of the slate Hie weath er bureau said Sioux City re ported 10 degrees the low mark in the state during the night Charred Bodies of 3 Men and Woman in Unnamed Graves SALEM III charred Bodies of three men and a woman were placed in unnamed graves here Saturday to remain as a memorial of Salcms motor bus tragedy in which 20 members of a professional roller skating troupe met death Relatives and friends were un able to identify positively the four Theinquest into the crash has been postponed indefinitely Cor oner S D Carrigamannounced Friday night LOOK INSIDE FOR JIMMY BRADDOCK Champ Still Missing as Fight Plans Go on PAGE 9 Advisory Opinions by Supreme Court Urged PAGE 2 Summary Is Given on Retail Sales Taxes Miss Perkins Tells F R of Progress WASHINGTON Perkins said Saturday she had re ported lo President Hoosevelt on the Chrysler sit down strike and expressed a hope it would be def initely settled within a few hours The labor department head added that with a settlement ol the Chrysler strike the sit down movement at least will be on the wane Mediators and all inter ested parlies then she said will have time to work out a satisfac tory approach to the question Miss Perkins went to the white house to discuss the labor situa tion with the president an hour after he had returned from a Warm Springs Ga vacation Discuss Sit Downs Congressional leaders were in vited to confer with the chief exe cutive later in the day They also planned to discuss sit down strikes Miss Perkins said no definile consideration had been given to any new federal powers to deal with sit down strikes although there had been much informal dis cussion along lhat line Theorozing she said perhaps amendments to the Wagner labor relations act may be the proper approach as experience with it develops I dont see any more sit down strikes in the offing at Ihe mo ment she said when asked if there was a prospect of one in the Ford plants At least we will have a chance to catch our brealh and think Can Develop Rules Miss Perkins expressed the hope that once this Chrysler strike is we can perhaps proceed by natural methods of consultation and develop the rules of the game 1 tmrik we can define and RECOGNITION CHRYSLER GOAL OF COURT MOVE Auto Officials and Leaders of Strikers Continue Lansing Parley DETROIT United Au tomobile Workers asked Circuit Judge Allan Campbell Saturday to issue a mandatory injunction re quiring the Chrysler corporation to deal with the union as sole bar gaining agency for its employes The court was asked to restrain the corporation from violating the Wagner Labor Relations act from discriminating against employes for union activilies and from hir ing labor spies The Wagner act a federal law provides that a union which dem onstrates that it has a majority membership in any plant shall be recognized as the exclusive agency bargaining The United States supreme court is ex pected to hand down a soon upon its constitutionality Easter Greetings To All CHIEF BURNETT DIES OF BURNS Des Moines Fire Chief 78 Succumbs After Being Hurt in Blast DES MOINES Chief Will Burnett 78 died here Satur day of burns suffered in an explo sion which followed a fire in the Sheuerman brolhers woolen mills Friday Three olher firemen and a traf fic policeman suffered minor in juries in the fire which caused damage estimated at The fire chief Capt Ed Fisher three firemen and four workers were trapped on the second floor of the woolen mill when Ihe lire which they believed had been ex tinguished flared up and exploded a cloud of dust and smoke The fire chief was more se verely burned than his men be cause he had entered Ihe building without his helmet and rubber coat Ladder crews rescued the trapped men One of the work men was found hanging by his hands from a window ledge Chief Burnett had directed the Des Moines fire department for 42 years The condition of the three sur vivors suffering from serious burns remained unchanged in a St Louis hospital They were given blood transfusions Friday Sales Tax Bill DES MOINES IP Governor Kraschel signed the bill reenact ing for an indefinite period the 2 per cent Iowa sales lax Have You Read Your Extension Leaders Close 3 Day Meet AMES leaders from nine midwcstcrn states con cluded their three day conference here Saturday with a final series of group discussion meetings 1 What well known Newton manufacturer and philanthro pisl died 2 What two men led confer ences to end the Chrysler auto strike in Michigan 3 Thirteenwere killed in Ihe crash of an airliner near what city 4What bill that aroused a controversy between Governor Kraschel and republicans in the Iowa legislature was vetoed by the governor 5 What noted English novel ist poet and dramatist died 6 What film star was the ob ject of extortion threats 7 A bus accident in what state cost 20 lives S Who was reported to have signed the largest baseball plav crs contract for the 1937 sea son 9 Parole was recommended by the slate board for John Shearer convicted in 1910 for murder in what Iowa city 10 What Mason City high school basketball player made the all slale third team selected by the Iowa Daily Press associa tion ANSWERS ON PAGE Z KEY ISSUES TO FACE ASSEMBLY Taxes and Social Security Main Problems Left for Decision DES MOINES Iowa legislature with both branches in recess Saturday lookedtoward ac tion on key tax and social se curity measures as the chief is sues to be settled before adjourn ment expected some time in April The biennial budget bill which includes appropriations for state government operating expense still wasin the hands of senate and house committees It will fur nish the subject mailer for days of house and senate debate before Ihe session ends Meanwhile the legislative cal endar included five state welfare bills to coordinate Iowa welfare activities with the federal social security program The bills would provide for eslablishing state and county welfare departments child welfare administration and com ply with federal social security regulations for aid to needy blinrl and dependent children Near Closing Weeks While legislators approached the closing weeks of the session liquor issues were crowded into the background The assembly started with a handful of proposed state liquor law changes but thus far none of them has reached the senate or house floors for debate With the senate far ahead ot the house in legislative accom plishments three house members proposed that that chamber hold two night sessions a week The proposal will come up for discus sion when the house meets again Monday Motor Vehicle Bill Also up for consideration Man day will be the motor vehicle code bill drastically altered by house amendments Thus far major accomplishj ments of the session have been en actment of the homestead tax re lief bill reenactment of the state sales tax law and renewal of the farm mortgage moratoriums When the senate meets next week it will have up for consider ation the stale welfare bills On Wednesday the senate committee appointed to investigate Ihe acts and conduct of Harry White state board of control member will hold its first hearing All testimony will be taken in secret Sees Much Cooler Summer for State DES MOINES Charles D Reed ventured the pre diction that weather in Iowa next summer will be decidedly cooler than last summer and added cool summers mean much more rain She said Governor Murphy of Michigan should be congratulated for utilizing the rule of reason She added Detroit had gone through its latest strike without having anything happen we cant forget If anyone had been killed she added that would be an irrep arable situation Now we can be gin afresh with nolhing lo haunt us Law of Trespass Miss Perkins indicated there i counterattack by the U A W in the courts was made in an answer and cross bill lo the Chrysler petition for an in junction ordering sit down strikers to leave its eight plants in De troit Judge Campbell issued the injunction on March 15 Although the strikers continued to occupy the plants until Thurs day Judge Campbell said Friday he saw no reason for further ac tion against them unless the cor poration should make formal re quest The answer and cross bill filed M 5fauiice Sugar allorney for the U A M stated that the Chiysler coir was little the federal government could do at this time since court rulings indicated the strikers were in violation of the law of tres pass which is very much within slate regulation Speaker Bankhead and Repre sentative Rayburn of Texas house majority leader were listed to call at the white house at 4 p m Sat urday President Roosevelt returned to the capital from Warm Springs at 10 a m CST and went directly to the white house Mrs Hoosevelt was at the sta tion to greet him Also there were the vice president and Mrs Gar ner Secretary Hull and Attorney General Cummings Find Body of Child Trapped in Cavein NEW YORK body of six year old Joseph Vacirca Jr who had been missing since Fri day afternoon was found Satur day buried in an excavation al most in front of his home in the Bronx The police said they believed the child was buried accidentally by a cavein of the trench which had been made by WPA work men for a water main The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Satur day nlghl and Sunday not so cold Saturday MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday nhrht and Sunday Somewhat colder In north por tion Saturday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazelle weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Saturday morning maximum Friday 19 Above minimum in Night 7 Above At 8 A M Saturday 16 Above WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO If Weather out look for the period March 29 to April 3 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys and the northern and central great plains Little precipitation indicated north portion some precipitation south portion of first week lemperatures mostly below normal south and near or below normal north por tion W There was no indication what the future procedure would be in the case MURPHY IS SURE THAT AGREEMENT CAN BE MADE LANSING Midi final preEaster attempt to compose Jabor differences which have kent more than Chrysler auto mobile workers idle for 20 days got under way Saturday in the of fice of Michigans governor red headed Frank Murphy Resuming their conferences be hind closely guarded doors of the executive suite in the state capi lol Walter P Chrysler chairman of the corporation and John L Lewis bushy browed labor lead er withheld comment on prospects early settlement The conference adjourned at a m CST and the gover nor announced it would be re sumed at 1 oclock Sure of Agreement n GoYernor Murphy said he was sure an agreement would be signed and that he was hopeful a settlement would be effected in the near future From reliable sources it was learned that Waller P Chrysler md the chieftains of the United AutomobileWorkers still were at loggerheads on the issue of sole recognition although the governor said they were getting closer to gether 1 am sure an agreement will be signed by the principals Gover nor Murphy said when he emerged with the conferees from the meet ing room I am hopeful of a settlement in the near future Progress BeingMade Progress is being made Ev erything is satisfactory The par ties are celling closer together in every session The session this morning was very satisfactory The governor said he was ter ribly tired He obviously was fa tigued to a greater extent than Chrysler and Lewis who appeared to be standing well the strain of the continued negotiations Although he is suffering from a cold and admitted that I ought lo be in bed the governor said he would go to Detroit Sunday to at tend Easter services unless his cold should become worse Put Off Dcparlure Lewis and Chrysler had ar ranged tentatively to leave Lan sing on a p m train The fact that they postponed their depart ure revived hopes that they had some expectation of reaching a settlement during the afternoon They will go to New York on the same train Saturday night The governor wearied by long hours and worn by a heavy cold used the overnight recess to con fer with James F Dewey federal labor conciliator in further strale Sy in the struggle for an agree mcnt The goal was the return to jobs of more than 60000 Chrysler employes 20000 BrigRs body planl workers dependent on the i J L wutKuiA mjpCflQG Chrysler demand and 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