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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME NEWSPAPER THAT MAKESALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS H QfeM E E DIT fcO N MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APEIL CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 153 Reversalby High Court Stewart Speculates on WhoseVictory It Was By CHARLES P It is an open whether support ers or opponents President J Roosevelts plan lor supreme court reorganiza tion profited I more by Justice Owen JRoberts recent flop on the issue of the c o nstitutionality of minimum j wage legislation I It will be re 1 called that orig inally the court was 5 Justices Roberts Willis Van D e v a n t e r James C McReynolds George Sutherland and Pierce Butler to 4 Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes and Justices Louis D Brandeis Harlun F Stone and Benjamin N Cardozo against such legislation Now Roberts has gone over to the side of Chief Justice Hughes et leaving what was the ma jority group in a minority Pro and Con Folk who oppose the presiden tial proposal to modernize the courtargue that Roberts flop proves the present courts ability to do its own modernizing On the opposite hand the reor ganizations faction reasons that the courts reversal of itself dem onstrates that its own membership is none too sure of its own wis And it does seem like an erratic tribunal However what guarantee is there that it would be any less er ratic with 15 instead of 9 mem bers Nine split 5 to 4 then one of the 5 goes over to the 4 and there is a reversal If there were 15 why couldn i the bench split 8 to after which why couldnt one of the S go over to the 7 If Roosevelt Wins of course the theory President Roosevelt w empowered to make 6 new appointments right now he make such appoint ments as to insure him an to 4 dependable majority Maybe so But in the long run will his se lections of today be satisfactory Will not future presidents find it necessary if they can get awny with to run the number on up indefinitely Rooseveltians say that xhis no tion is ridiculous Objecting Democrats It is no such thing according to plenty of democrats like the president ranging all the way from such extreme conserva tives as Senator Carter Glass of Virginia to such radicals as Sen ator Burton K Wheeler of Mon tana Naturally the republicans are against the scheme Their motives may be partisan Democratic op position is not partisan however that is disinterested The language that these dis putants are beginning to use in debate between themselves on the senate floor is anything but par liamentary They do not employ the actual term but they do not disuse it much On Hot Spot Justice Roberts is placed on a pretty hot spot Chief Justice Hughes and Jus tices Brandeis Stone and Cardozo are standpatters on one side of the minimum wage controversy Justices Van Devanter McRey nolds Sutherland and Butler are standpatters on the other side Those eight are consistent Roberts switched He can con tend that he changed his mind Others however are sure to in sist and do that he was buf faloed a terrible charge to make against a supreme court justice It may be contempt of court but it is audible WOMAN HIT BY TRAIUILLED Mrs Doyle Fatally Injured at Crossing North of Steamboat Rock H E Doyle 48 was killed Monday morning when the car she was driving was struck by an M and St L motor car five miles north of Steamboat Rock Mrs Doyle had taken herdaugh ter Lucile to the Jasper school which she teaches and was re turning home when the accident occurred Clear vision is reported at this crossing Friends of the family said Mrs Doyle had been suffer ing from eye trouble and this may have been a factor in the accident The Doyles had recently moved to the vicinity of Owasa an in land southeast of Iowa Falls Her daughter taught the second ichoolhouse south of F R DECLARES CCC OUGHT TO BE PERMANENT Tells Useful and Healthy Employment Is Needed for Youth WASHINGTON Roosevelt recommended to con gress Monday on the fourth an niversary of the CCC the creation of a permanent Civilian Conser vation corps of members Under present law the corps created April 5 1933 as 1 means of employing youths on such pro jects as reforestation road build ing and park development will expire on June 30 1937 Actual CCC enrollment at the present time is about men including war veterans as well as the young men recruited from scores of American cities In his message to congress the president the work of the corps and said that its continued functioning would not be contrary to normal progress toward recov ery Ample Useful Work There is still he said providing useful and healthy employment for a larger number of our youthful I am he added that there is ample useful work in the protection restoration and development of our national re sources upon which the services of the corps may be employed ad vantageously for an extended pe riod It should be noted that this program will not in any reduce normal employment oppor tunities for our adult fact the purchase of Simple ma I terials of food and clothing and of other supplies required for the operation of the corps tends to in crease employment in Include Indians The chief executive suggested a organization of 000 youths and war to gether with Indians and 000 enrollees in pur territories and insular He said these numbers repre sent the maximum expected en To go beyond number at this he added would open new difficult classifications en rollment and the additional cost would seriously affect the finan cial position of the treasury The corps at present officials said has a total enrollment of about men in about camps scattered over the country The president lound many things to praise in CCCs accom plishments Moral ant Physical You are acquainted with the physical improvements that have taken place in our forests and parks as a result of the activities of the corps and with the wealth that is being added to our natural resources for the benefit of future he said More im portant than the material gain however is the improvement find in the moral and physical well being of our citizens who have been enrolled in the corps and of their families who have been as sisted by monthly allotments of Representative Johnson of Okla homa chairmEtr of the democratic steering committee has undertak en to get an increase in the corps He said the presi dents message went to capitol hill that there was still hope of cut ting up to from naval construction appropriations so that monev jould be used instead for the CCC The cost a man in the CCC is about annually Celebrates Anniversary The CCC celebrated its anniver sary with open house at its hun dreds of tamps and here Robert Fechne cMrector told the story in figues of its four years of work He gave these statistics Jobs Pay sent to needy at Mandays spent fighting forest Fire loofcout towers Acres protected from plant dis Miles of trails roads 000 Miles of telephone lines Timber acres 000 Acres of park and camp grounds Teachers Annuity Attacked Defended Cleves The accident occurred on highway Tne train was going north Mrs Doyle is survived by her husband and two daughters Lu dle and another at home LOOK INSIDE FOR EBROt FLTNN Actor Slightly Wounded by Spanish War Bullet PAGE 2 Spanish Rebel Losses Heavy Blow to II Duce PAGE 4 COL 2 Reeve Will Be Site of New Electrical Plant PAGE 8 Bab e EauClair e Takes Lyons Bowling Crown PAGE 9 Leo Davey Mayor of Mason City PAGE 16 Thousands Back to Factory Jobs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I Shrill blasts of facf tory whistles called thousands of men bach to their jobs The labor picture was ly brightat Lansing and Flint where officials predicted an early settlement of strike troubles in the automobile indus try Approximately in nine Chevrolet plants at Flint went back to machines and lines while again took up their jobs in plant at Kan sas City The Fordworkers went back to work amid O claims of vic tory and some confusion as to settlement terms Predicts No Layoff Ed Hall second international vice president of the United Au1 tomobile Workers of America a C I O affiliate at first predicted there would be no seasonal lay off at the Ford assembly plant This was denied in Detroit by Harry Bennett personnel director of the Ford Motor Car company Hall later qualified his state ment here in addressing nearly persons on the saying If it is necessary to layoff any men and were not telling any motor car manufacturer how to regulate his production well ex pect the length of the workers service to be shewn in the man ner they are laid off with no discrimination againsi the unfon V Miners Back an Job SEEK IRWIN AS TRIPLEJLAYER Sculptor Divinity Student Branded Easter Morn Murderer NEW YORK Men day branded Robert Irwin 29 year old sculptor and divinity student the murderer in the triple slayings Easter morning on Beekman Hill as they sent out a general alarm for his arrest Arrest for triple homicide in this city Robert Bob Irwin last known address 36 State street Canton N said Police Com missioner Lewis J Valentines general alarm to all New York police officers as detectives watched subways railroad sta tions air fields and all transporta tion lines Irwin recently asked to leave St Lawrence university at Can ton N after taking a mental treatment three years in the Rock land state hospital at N was last seen in the city on Good two days before the murders in the Gedeon apart ment v Definite evidence that estab lished Irwinspresence in the murder flat hasbeen uncovered by the police Chief Inspector John A Lyons said He refused to reveal the nature of this evidence he said We have found something that definitely ties up Irwin in the He said that questioning of peo ple who knew Irwin revealed that the sculptor was in the habit of carrying about with him a long thin icepick with a heavy taped Inspector Lyons refused had been located by the police Weather for State Heads Toward Fair and Warmer Stage Iowas weather Monday headed toward the fair and warmer stage a welcome relief from the weekend storm which hampered traffic and tore down communi cation lines in and North west Iowa Temperatures throughout the state Monday were from five to ten degrees below normalas the tem peratures in the extreme western portion M o n d ay night and throughout the state Tuesday Wire communications in North Iowa were Hearing normal Mondayas repair crews continued work workers wentback to the pits The Appalachian contract agree reached Fridaydirectly con cerned miners J D Battle executive secretary of the National Coal association predicted the agreement Coupled with rising cost of materials social security taxes would mean a rise of 25 cents a ton in the retail price of coal Spokesmen for the United Mine Workers of Americahad esti mated the pay advance would in crease the price 15 cents a ton In Alabama union min ers remainedidle WilliamMitch district president of the United Mine Workers of America an nounced at Birmingham that the union would seek the same pay increases for Alabama miners that were granted in the Appalachian Sees Early Settlement Gov Frank Murphy was steer ing the Chrysler strike conference affecting more than work ers toward a settlement Murphy I cant fix the day or hour but I believe it will be Declaring there was nothing to indicate further serious Murphy planned in the next day or two to confer with represen tatives of the other automobile labor controversies in particularly those concerned in the Hudson and Eeo While John L Lewis union leader Walter P Chrysler chair man of the automobile corpora tion and the governor were in conference Sunday members of the United Automobile Workers union paraded around state capitol at Lansing income would not only HOUSE PONDERS MOVE TO REFER TO COMMITTEE Moore Suggests Licensing SI6t Machines to Get Funds for Plan DBS MOINES proposal to establish an Iowa teachers an nuity system swung in the bal ance as the Iowa house once seemingly on the verge of approving the pondered a to send It back to the ap propriations committee At the same time the lower chamber assailed by those are opposed to the direct appropriation needed to launch the system heard from Represen tative Moore D Of Sioux the suggestion that his bill to legalize and license slot ma chines be enacted to provide the needed Replies to Alesch Moore estimates his licensing measure would net several million dollars yearly and he took the floor to advance his suggestion after his Wobdburycounty col league Mrsv Frank A Elliott of Bronson had taken Represenr tative Gustave Alesch D of Marcus to task for the latters de nunciation of the annuity proposal as stinking of Moore told the house his licens ing would not mean the wholesale invasion of machines Weve got them and they hould be under state control and the provide needed annuity appropriations but would provide adequately also for old age pensions with perhaps a million to Piece of Alesch assailed the annuity bill as a piece of guesswork and said its sponsors lacked sin cerity I said last week that it oozed with selfishness today I say it stinks with Alesch chairman of the appropriations committee added striking again at the teachers lobby Mrs Elliott jumping to the de fense of the annuity plan criti cized Alesch for his condemnation of the teacher lobby Shouldnt Need Lobby They shouldnt even be com pelled to come down here to work f Or a proposal of this she flung back at him Thanks for your the appropriations chairman stormed back you as a woman member of this house probably will re ceive more consideration than a man but I mean what I said Alesch then moved that the bill be rereferred to the appropriations group that the guesswork on ap propriations be worked over He challenged the request for 000 to finance the plan plus an additional for administra tive expenses and asked the house Pay for What arethey going to do with the extra pay for the lobby theyve had here His motion still was hanging lure whenthe house recessed until 4 p m In bringing the bill before the house again Monday Representa tive B B Hickenlooper R of Ce dar Rapids offered a series of corrective amendments and ex plained to the house that the bill had been amended to provide a minimum of monthly to rural teachers Another change pro vides that a maximum of a month for urban teachers relates only to tli e amount paid them by thestate Amounts Cut Down The bill was revised to reduce from 1 50 per cent to 75 percent of final average salaiies the Supreme Court Puts Off Decision on Wagner Act Ends Opinion Session After TA Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday night Tuesday generally fair risingr temperatures Tuesday and in extreme western portion Mon day night MINNESOTA Cloudy to part ly cloudy Monday nigrht and Tuesday rising temperature Tuesday and in extreme west Monday night IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weatherfigures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Monday morning Maximum Sunday 33 Above Minimum in Night 29 Above At 8 A M Monday 31 Above Figures for 24 hour period end ing at 8 oclock Sunday Maximum Saturday 31 Above Minimum in Night 29 Above At 8 A BI Sunday 30 Above Precipitation 01 of an Inch The mark of Aprils weather up to this time has been its con tainment within a 9 degree range on its first six days The lowest temperatuie recorded thus far was 27 degrees the highest 36 degrees Saturdays thin covering of white all except sheltered places Monday afternoon themercury touched the 36 degree mark Giving Rtling on Minor D C Case The su preme court Monday deferred at least a week decision on the con stitutionality of the Wagner labor relations acL After deciding a minor District of Columbia case in a decision read by Justice Stone the tribunal session until ended its opinion next Monday Action also was postponed BIG TRANSPORT WITH AT LEAST ABOARD LOST by BELGIAN ASKED TO MAKE STUDY Urged to Compile Report on Economic Situation of World PARIS UP Great Britain i amount contributed by the and France have asked Paul Van Zeeland of Belgium tcf compile documents on the world economic situation with a view to a possible conference it was announced Monday The foreign office in disclosing the request made it plain that no hasty action was intended It would require probably almost a year to compile spokesman said the report a and no confer ence wasplanned meanwhile Six Children Die as Fire Destroys Home PORT ALLEGANY UPj children were burned to death Monday in a Jlrre whichi destroyed their two story frame house amile and a half from here and to delete the guarantee of 3 per cent return of contributions to Ihe teachers Replying to enlooper said Iowa teachers unable to provide muity plans because they dont ejn enough money to provide a decent annuity The senate met onlylong enough TMonday to adjourn for ta permit the members to attend the funeral of H ofEieutrGovr JohnK WVa tine at CenterviUe Mayor WEBSTER Mayor Fred Sane the city resigned Satfe day effectiveat once COURT BILL HIT BY N Y U DEAN Reaction of Uncommitted Senators on Committee Closely Watched WASHINGTON Frank H Sommer dean of the New York university law school denounced the Roosevelt court bill before the senate judiciary committee day as hostile to the spirit of tne constitution He proposed consti tutional amendments instead In an atmosphere made tense by the possibility of a supreme court decision on the Wagner labor act he challenged the administrations course as a potential threat to judicial SurelyV we can we dare not lightly pave the his pre pared statement said return of conditions of those days when the federal judicial system was so drawn into the vortex of partisan politics when the federal courts were regarded by a large propor tionotthe people to be apolitical adjunct of a political party Yet that is what the bill may Four Not Committed Leaders of the forces lor and against the president on the issue especially watched the four un committed membeis for any ef fect testimony by Sommer or by Iswald Garrison ViJlard editor of The might have There were indications that one or moreof these senators OMa honey Hatch N aad McGill might soon disclose bJSTiaiid They hold the bal power oiathe committee If congress aged1 jus tices should Sommer asked not proceed inconstitutional against re situaticri amendment the holding of future ap attainment ofthe age of the justices on an appealfiled by Angelo HemdonT Cincinnati com munist organizer seeking to es cape a penitentiary sentence im posed by Georgia courts under an antiinsurrection law enacted dur ing reconstruction days The tribunal rejected a petition by the Georgia Power company for permission to carry on litigation outside of Georgia in its effort to stop the Tennessee Valley au thority from expanding its activi ties in that state Reject Another Challenge At the same time the court re fused to review another challenge 01 the Wagner labor act filed by the Marathon Electric Manufac turing company of Wisconsin The seventh circuit court of ap peals held in favor of the govern ment An injunction was sought to re strain the national laborrelations board from holding a public hear ing on its complaint that the man ufacturing concern was guilty of unfair labor practices in the dis charge of employes NoExplanation Made Recently the high tribunal re fused toreview eight other cases involving the Wagner act Argu ments already had been held on five disputes in which its consti tutionality was at stake No announcement was made by the court concerning its failure to decide these five cases The court never gives suchexplanations Unless the decision comes next Monday it will be delayed until April 26 because of a two weeks Holt JRcnews SenatorVHblt re iterated m a staiement his con tention that the administration was using patronage to swing senators in favor of the court bill Justice department officials de rued this last week 4 Holt mentioned an address1 Sat recess Constitutionality of the social security act another administra tion measure will be argued Wednesday On the same day the court is to hear arguments onthe Alabama unemployment insur ance law New Deal Upheld The court last upheld the railway labor act the Wash ington state rmmrmim wage law and the FrazierLemke farm mortgage moratorium in line with the administrations so cial objectives Tbe Wagner act introduced by Senator Wagner D N and passed by congress in 1935 was designed To guarantee to working men the rjght to organize and to com pel employers to bargain collec tively with these organizations when they represent a majority of employes LOYALIST ARMY TAKESiVILLAGE Beats Rebels at Cor3oba as Insurgents Gam on r Bilbao Front govern army turned the insurgent leftflank north of Cor doba capturing the vil lage of La Granjuela andopening lor direct attack on the Penarroya The sweeping movement around the northern end of Gonzalo Queipo de insurgent armyl cut the railroad running between Belmez just south of the coal fields and CastLuVde Almarchon division point Jinking Irne that servesthe Ship Took Off at Burbank Saturday on Flight East GALLUP N sheriffs office at St Johns reported Mondaythe wreckage of an airplane had been a mile and A half from Alpine 60 miles from there Searchers for a Douglas airliner lost since Saturday with eight persons asked for quick The wreckage was sighted in the general area where Buckler operatorof a resort lodge at Greer said he saw a big transport plane circlmgSat urday afternoon ina snow storni Alpineis about thirty miles southeast of Greer with inacces sible mountain country between ft is about30 mUes south of ipringerville near the New Mexico state line The Alpine telephone operator said she was without information on the report Meantime the St Johns telephone operator jrelatsd how the report came from the wife of Willard est ranger and that searching parties were organized by state police and sheriffs deputies Mrs Bond the operator said how her son came in their douse Saturday afternoon saying he believed a plane had circled overhead and later crashed but she did not attach importance to the childs story until hearing that an airliner out of Burbank Cal was MISSING BY BAD WEATHER BURBANK carrying eight or more persons was raising Monday along a route marked by bad weather The plane a Douglas transport hopped off here at 10 a m Sat urday morning and was being ned across the country to be shipped from New York to Hol land for deli very to the Royal Dutch air line It was equipped with a radiosending and receiving set The pilot Glen Moser 30 bad no scheduled stop except Kansas City Bad weather was reported over Arizona TWA records indicated eight persons besides Moser and CoPi lot Joe Wolfolk 32 were aboard but George W Stratton assistant to the Douglas corporation presi dent could give only the following list besides the two flyers Pilots Father Aboard E R Moser 55 father of the pilot Merle Estey 29 Douglas engi neer Mrs Lucille Estey his wife Bernard Troy 33 parking station operator GeorgeKent Mrs R Underhn mother of Douglas employe Kent andTroy were guests of the pilots The plane was expected to fly by way ofKingman and Winslow Albuquerque N Amarillo Tex The TWA transport which preceded it by 45 minutes was forced to Ily blind between Ashfork and through cloudy weather and Taiu TWA reportsshowed a ceiling 200 to feetln Arizona and western New Mexico Little Hope Held Mrs Moser expressed hope her husband had grounded 5the ship m one of several emergency fields m southern Mexico or Texas Since more than a day and a half had elapsed since the takeoff Douglas officials did not sharethis hope The twin engined all aetaL ship Tjtfirigspreadof 95 feet and a speedof 200 miles an hour It carried radiosdirection finders and other Safetyaids and bore the marking a for eign designation day byPostmaster General Far1 trunk Efiexto theMieeply Sprang Uurgent territory casting enactmenU iThe bold declarationof Post masterv he said 7that we will call the roll of con gress is a dead the situation on Xation JeSn Harlbw 7 jir1 HOLLYWOOD f TJBJ Blond Monday fatrahosprtal she removal of severaVwisdom Attendants deniedreports thai tine I The lowed taVcaplture of three milestof had the So mentdescent day y morning tEat kitchens REBECS smashed government lines captured the strong holdof andvpressed city of i your spring fa rcial with carriagegreese jet fejumbagoib ads in theivant the Derate for a sweet youll4enjoy the thegarage floor X PAGE15   

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