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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION VOkXLIU FSESSlTOt UASED WIRES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAMSALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS WEDNESDAY APRIL THIS TAPIR CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 161 IOWA HOUSE EY BILL Two Policies Contradict U S Will Have Trouble Staying Out of War By CHARLES P STEWART If ever two policies c o n t r a d icted one another Uncle Sams policy to keep out of the next world war and his policy to exercise moral suasion on the rest of the world to prevent an other world outbreak are mutually con tradictory posing that war does come it unde niably will be mighty difficult for the United States to remain neu nonparticipation will be practically impossible have had a voice in international dis preceding it And that our Pledges Good Faith in Foreign Policies with have any preventive influence is too fan tastic an idea for senous consid eration Eager for Us The British are friendly to the notion of including the United States in current chats concerning the present threatening old world situation Naturally they are it is a situation in which they are des perately anxious to complicate us oT their side of the They are extraordinarily clever at the task of effecting such compli cations to their own advantage France is friendly to the scheme also Paris like London hopes to profit by it Moscow probably agrees London and Not So Eager r Germany Italy and Japan are less sympathetic toward American participation in pending negotia are aware that in the event of a clash the United States cannot imaginably look on their cause otherwise than coldly even if not definitely as a partisan of the AngloFrancoRusnian comDi nation One way or the other various little powers not counting Latin Americas are interested but Those are the big ones The Envoys Come Britain recently has had three visitors in Washing Walter Runciman of Englands board of trade a cabinet position Prime Minister Mackenzie King of Canada and Governor General Lord Tweeds muir of Canada France has had extradiplo matic representatives here of late Butter would not melt in the mouth of Ambassador Troyanov sky of Russia These diplomats are pulling for Yankee cooperation The Italian embassy is silent Ambassador Saito of Japan tries to explain the mikados intents Germany has just changed ambas sadors because Hans Luther re tiring has not been sufficiently proHitler As Stewart Sees It In short Britain France and Russia think they can hook Uncle Sam for their program Germany Italy and Japan don t so from their standpoint DECLARES HOPE FOR PEACE LIES IN DEMOCRACY President Makes Address in Celebration of Pan American Day Copyritht 1937 Ky United WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Roosevelt supplemented his prepared address to the board of governors of the PanAmerican union Wednesday with a strong ly worded pledgeof this country s good faith in her foreign policies In an unusual the United States learned the presi dent remained standing after con cluding his formal speech made sure that microphones had been deadened and then launched into an informal off the record sup plementary statement No re porters were present OutlinesHis Promises It was learned that the president outlined the promises made by his administration four years ago and compared them with accomplish ments in an evident attempt to prove good faith Promises have been made fay others he told the diplomats but ours have been carried out As a further demonstration o good faith the president recalled that soon after his inauguration he called in diplomatic representa tives and assured them that this country would not intervene in Cuba And we did he said The diplomats who heard the remarks regarded them of much mal remarks of the chief execu tive High Backed Chairs Representatives of the 21 west ern hemisphere republics were the only ones present in the small room where the president spoke It was panelled with gold brocade and decorated with historica friezes The representative of eacl country had his own high backed chair made of Dominican mahog any Ford Is Not Disturbed at Court Ruling Returns to Work Plans to Show Other Automobile Makers Competition DEARBORN Henry Ford tanned fter his winter vacation in to work undisturbed the su preme courts Wagner actdecision nd determined au omobile manufacturers V what eal competition The 73 year old producer vig jrous opponent of the labor union hat has won recognition from his Motors and that the Ford Motor company has always been fair and the Wagner labor relations act can have no effect upori Ford announced the start of an expansion program that will in clude the hiring of more workers and the paying of higher wages 1e refused to discuss reports that lis wage scalewould be boosted to a day but said Plans High Wages Tm going to give them compe tition and you cant compete on ow Ford inspected his River Rouge automotive plant in tile showed great interest in a new turbo generator which will step up the factorys power supply by 50 per cent was part of the expansion program he said Interviewers asked Ford what he thought A F O L and It goes that the almost without saying group counts on tying Uncle Sam to its kite better if there isnt a war or for worse if there is And Uncle Sam invariably loses diplomatically He may win in a fight but look at his postwar finances Well what involves him m a fight is his prewar diplomacy After which he is thimblerigged financially becoming an Uncle Crafty Attitude Secretary of State Cordell Hull they say is averse to any conver sations prospective overseas belligerents under existing condi tions A crafty attitude But the administration appears to be tempted The in talks with Runciman is dabbling with Britain Ambassador Bullitt with France Ambassador Davies with The purpose of the thing it paci Nevertheless it recalls 1915 16 and 17 Fitch New Plant DES MOINES 5VPurchase by the F Fitch company manu facturers of shampoo hair tonic and cosmetics of aplantin Bay onne N Jr was announced b President F W Fitch In his formal speech the presi dent placed continuation and im provement of democracy as prac iced on the American continent before the world today as th most impoptant guarantee of in emational Mr Roosevelt said Democracy cannot thrive in an atmosphere of international in security Such insecurity breeds militarism regimentation and th denial of freedom of speech o seaceful assembly and of religion Ideals Challenged Such insecurity challenges th deals of democracy based on th free choice of government by th aeople themselves And as a log cal development we of th Americas believe that the contin ued maintenance and the im provement of democracy consti ute the most important guaran tee of international That was the highlight of the 800 word message thepresident delivered on the seventh annual observance of day It was an address asking for world peace more lasting thanthe mere lack of war and conflict The speech was broadcast in the United States by National Broad casting company C o 1 u m b i a Broadcasting System and Mutual Broadcasting company It also was transmitted to Central and South America by short wave radio Positive CoOperation A durable peace one that will resist the onslaught of untoward or temporary circumstance is something far more Mr Roosevelt said It demands a policy based on positive international coopera tion on mutual confidence and on united effort in the solution of problems of common The truth of that statement the presidentsaid by delegates to the interAmerican conference for the maintenance of peace at Buenos Aires last year Mr Roosevelt attended the ses sions Lesson of Conference One of the outstanding lessons of the President Roosevelt recalled was the clear perception on the part of the dele gates ot the close relation existing between international security and the normal development of demo cratic By pursuing a policy of re ciprocalconcessions in which the government of the United States is happyto have had a part the nations ot America have made im portant contributions to the healthy flow of trade and im proved economic President Roosevelts address the C kriDW he JI dont know what any of those let ters mean I have spent 33 years ing up my business Our men have been free tojoin anything they like We have no restrictions I only say that 1 dont see what our joining a union They lose their freedom and win only the right to pay dues to someone Lose Theiir Independence The Ford Motor company has through the years givenmore to workers than they can gain through such organizations The whole business is losing their independence What ever theirnames are they are all Will you go along with the Wagner act That remains to be seen I dont know a thing about that ex cept that it has been a law for three years and I cant see that the ruling has changed the situation any The Ford Motor company has always obeyed the What will you do if a sitdown strike occurs in your factory We better wait until some thing like that happens Well solve that if the time comes and not until CONSTABLE HELD TO GRAND JURY Resort Proprietor Accused of Running Gambling Establishment Mapel constable and proprietor of a re sort at Electric park on Lost Is land Lake near Ruthven was held to the grand jury JWenesday noon on charges of maintaining a gamb ling bond was fixed at which he furnished Palo Alto county officers raided Mapels place early Wednesday One hundred northwest Iowa men were in the establishment when officers entered and some of them fled including Mapel He ap peared vpluntariiyiater in justice OSHAWAMAYOR IN ULTIMATUM TU AUTO UNION Wants U S Strike If One in Canada Does Not End Quickly OSHAWA Ont Canadian Alex Hall acting on his own initiative telegraphed an ultimatum Wednesday to United Automobile Workers union officials demanding United States workers of General Motors be called out on strike unless the Ca nadian motor stake is speedily settled The dapper young mayor a sup porter ot the walkout from the big General Motor1 plant here by the union with John L Lewis1committee for industnal organization said if his ultima ignoied he would advise Canadian workersto abandon un Seventh Day of Strike His on the sev enth day of the strike of workers in which negotiations are addressed to Ho Martin Detroit president of the C I O union The Oshawa Mayor Hall wired is going into its second week Negotiations dead ocked on international union issue Oshawa workmen lost time during January in the United States strike through lack of parts Now dosing full time Men striking for recog nition of International Im perative ognize men Unless agreement signed by enc of week between Canadian work ers and General Motors of Canada United States members of union must strike Failing this I am advising al Canadian workmen Monday nigh to abandon recognition of union idea My duty as a Canadian citizen and head of Oshawa dictates this action Consider this an ultima tum Letter ONTARIO PREMIER ASKS 2 CABJCNETMEN TO QUIT TORONTO Minis ter Mitchell Hepburn of Ontario Wednesday demanded nations of two members of his cabinet who have been out o sympathy with his fight to pre vent John L Lewis unions from gaining a foothold in Canada while flag waving strike pickets paraded a the Oshawa General Motors o Canada plant to show Hepburn they were not C 1 Organizer son said a union official in Detroi had told him General Motor workers in the United State would sit down again if th company shipped cars from th United States to England to Oshawa orders Told to Step Out Hepburn in a letter he dictated to Labor Minister David Croll and Attorney General Arthur W Roebuck told them they must step out to assure provincial ernment unity in a great Can adian economic There can turningback as far as I am said the premier after he had dictated the He had not decided nent appointments to fill the va cated portfolios Temporarily he will administer the labor depart ment with Paul Leduc minister of mines as acting attorney gen Issues Ultimatum ALEX HALL Mayor of Oshawa Ontario LEAVES SKUNK AT STATEHOUSE owa Farmer Irate Because Senate Passed Bill for Closed Season DES MOINES irate Wairen county pheasant farmer tossed a dead skunk into the west entrance of the Iowa statehouse Wednesday and thieatened to throw one into the middle of the A biisk northwest breeze soon withth Shortly after the farmer left h called the senate telephone ex change and asked to talk to a newspaper reporter rAre you a reporter9 he asked Well Im a farmer Nor walk I raise pheasants Your silly senate passed a bii Tuesday putting a closed seasor on skunks m my county Las night a atmy coops and killed eight pheasants and three chickens I killed him this morning The next time a skunk gets any of my pheasfintsIm going to kill him and bring him toss him in the middle of the damn The senate passed and sent to the house Tuesday a bill enacting into law state fishand game regu lationsOne of the sections of the bill provided afdosed season on skunks in Lucas Wayne Warren and Guthrie counties at the request of senators from those areas Theodore Martin a statehouse janitor found the skunk wrapped up in a paper bag Art Swerison statehouse truck driver took the citydump The farmer refused to give his name LABORITESRAP BALDWIN STAND IN SPANISH WAR Ask Censure Vote Italians Taunt England About Sea Power Loss LONDON IP Angiy labor forces demanded a house of com mons vote of censure Wednesday for Great Britains conservative government declanng in a bifler onslaught the cabinet of the great est maritime nation had run up the white flag to help Spanish in surgents starve out women and children The attack led by Ma Clement R Attlee leader of his majestys opposition was pointed straight at the cabinets the m teiests of protect British food ships entering be sieged Bilbao capital of the Basque regime which is loyal to the Spanish government In stinging phrases Attlee called this refusal a surrender of the rights of this countiy He launched a full dress debate on the govern ments Spanish policy in the house of commons while conservative ship owners likewise angered joined laborites in condemnation of the Bilbao decision An insurgent blockade has driv en British food ships away fiom Bilbao where hundreds of thou sands of refugees foiced into thf city by insurgent land armies an described as hungry Britain has sent the H M S Hood world1 gieatest warship to the Bilbao vi cinity but has announced she can merchant ships only while theyare outside the Spanish territorial 3 mile limit Attlee movinga vote of censor against the government cried tha its action designed to prevent in ternational indents was cence in a grave breach of inter national law TAUNT BRITAIN WITH LOSS OF SUPREMACY ROME UP Taunting Grea court Officers seized anumber of gambling devices and in cash other cash having been taken by the players when they fled Names of players were recorded by offi cers but no action was taken against them Wednesday Seek HitRun Driver DBS MOINES Police Wednesday sought a hitandrun driver whosped away after criti cally injuring Lloyd Hollings worth led celebration ofPan American day by some and other groups in Stales and asimilar number in South Gets40 Year Term OTTUMWA ft Tom Ruby 43 FairjCield was sentenced to 40 years in Fort Madison peniten tiary when he pleaded guilty be fore District Judge E K Augherty to stealing an automobile eral The cabinet disagreement has been common knowledge in poli tical circles here for several days Both Hepburn and Croll have been labor lawyers Resignation Inevitable Resignation of the two cabinet members was generally consid ered inevitable By custom the premier can announce them at anytime The premier injected munist issue into the lightover the Oshawa work ers onlyTuesday Previously he hadsaid therewas no room for foreign agitators prov ince and had accused trying to become political and economic dictator of both the United States and Canada The strike has been wholly peaceful so far but assembled 400 red roya Canadianmounted gray clad provincial police and special dashinto Oshawa at the least sign of trouble vOnly 17 Oshawa has police ing the weekend strike by special union police Wednesday Hepburn said 100 he had received reports that outside agitators already were at work on the Oshawa picket lines and that two girl office workershad become hysterical Wednesday morning as a result of their ac tivity Thompson attributed to Ed Hall vice president of the United Auto mobile Workers the statement that United States would be strike breakers if they made cars for the export market nor mally belonging to the Oshawa plant Harry Carmichael vice presi dent and general manager of the Oshawa plant advised an Eng lish salesman Tuesday that rush would have to be filled in the United States 400 Police Ready Meantime police stooa ready to speed to Oshawa at the trouble There was none Wednesday morningonly a flag waving demonstration union jacks and sing ing HaiVHaiTthe gangs all 200 girlpickets marched in iron of the parts division ofthe strike closed plant when foremen wen to Vorkoh repairparts Union stewards said flags wefeTneant to show striker were not Premier Hepburn said strikin United Automobile Workers a hand in with communism ritaih with hermaritim upremacy and inability to pro ect her shipping from attacks p IB insurgent Spanish fleet semi fficial fascist sources Wednesday r g e d Generalissimo Francisc to sink enemy vessels ndiscriminately At the same time well informei ircles declared that Premie tfussolini and Chancellor Hitle f Germany were working jointl o barricade their eastern door gainst communism in order t ace the international problems o lie Spanish civil war with mor in the semiofficia ascist organ II Regime Fascist f Cremona sarcastically assert Britannia that once rule he waves can no longer defen ler was considered by in ormed sources to be of considei able importance TURN BACK ALL REBEL ATTACKS AT MADRID MADRID thirty eventh and thirtyeighth inter national brigades cream of loyal st forces and composed of French and Polish volunteers turned back all attempts to relieve in surgents isolated in University City Wednesday Taking personal command in the field Gen Jose Mia a the loyalistcommanaerinchiel di rected the operations of 42 tanks and 35 airplanes and loyal st troops as they took a heavy toll from nationalist units which tried desperately to reestablish food waterand munition supply lines to the isolated insurgents who have been cut off for four days LOOK INSIDE FOR FUEHRER HITLER German Protest Note Studied by Pope Pius PAGE 2 Chicago Market Record Set by Osage Steers PAGE 10 Planning Commission Makes Mason City Report PAGE 14 Gigantic CrowcL 4owa Coacri onTKursday PAGEJJ MAN WHO FELL 10 FEET DIES Thomas 59 Succumbs From Head Injury Received CharlRF Thomas brick mason who feD from a scaifold while working on a building at S10 Pennsylvania avenue southeast Tuesday morning died at a local hospita Tuesday afternoon from the result of a headinjury re ceived in the fall Mr Thorcas was taken to the hospital following the fall at oclock in the morning Hewas later dismissed to go to his home at 113 Second street southwest His condition became worse how and lie was returned to he REJECTS BOOST INT FOR STATE COLLEGE Senate Defers Action on Its Own Bill to Take Up Measure DES vote of 98 to 4 afterthree days of heated Dickerinfcthe Iowa house Wednes day passed and sent to the senate the biennial appropriations bill providing state expenditures ot yearlylor 1938 1939 The final agreedupon by the lower chamber was less than the amount recommended by She house appro priations committee The bouse apprwed total cuts in the committee recommendations of andmade increases to the extent of The bin was messaged at once to the senatewhichdeferred ac tion on its own apprbpriationsbill for the purpose of immediately considering the house measure 1 Same as In 1935 Final passage fallowed action by the house in turning thumbs down on a proposal to increase by the yearly grant for Iowa State college This left the State college at year or the same as the amount given by the 1935 House economists Tuesday plant ed their heels firmly and turned down proposals to increase the grant for the state university leaving that institution with for each of the two years of the biennium Vote on the Iowa State college Wednesday was 73 to 26 to reject tlie increase the prpposedTmiversity boost was asked to permit wagesreduced Heir Impassioned Fleas house heard impas sioned iSleas based on the propo sition that higher educational in stitutions of the state must be placed on a parity with schools elsewhere Representative C E LoolaaebiU R of Nevada leading the in ever hospital where died The fall was about 10 feet but Mr Thomas struck his head on the sidewalk as he fell He was 59 yerrs of age and was not mar Funeral arrangements have completed The body was taken to the McAuley funeral home ried not been Creston Has Delayed CornerstoneLaying CRESTON of edu cation officials laid the corner stone of the Jefferson school building Wednesday The toerstone laying ceremony was postponed when the wrong stone arrived The correct stone was re ceived Tuesday The Weather FORECAST lOMA Showers Wednesday niSht cooler Wednesday southwest portion Thursday cloudy to partly cloudy and MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy showers Wednesday night and probably In northeast portion Thursday morning not quite so cool Lake Superior Wed nesday nlcht IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Wednesday morning Maximum Tuesday 67Degrees Minimum In Nirht 44 Degrees 8 A Ml Wednesday 52 Degrees The mercury Tuesday touched the highest 1937 It was the day oft spring many will tell you Seeding opera tions were under abig way in1rural North Iowa The News is Notional Want Ad begins next From April 17 to 24 Inclusive The GlobeGazette is of fering a special price to tts Want AdCustomers 8J insertions lor the priced 1 of priceof3 Remember GlobeGoxette Want Adt Bring crease storm troops denounced the theory that low is on the thresh hoW of the poorhouse and charged that wealthy men and Lig insurance companies who own 55 per cent of Story county land led the opposition to this in tothose who held Iowa up as tax by quoting liberally from figures showing increased liquor purchase in the ststa jfalJcs of Selfishness Selfishness is tick of aE of this opposition he went on shout poor Iowa poor haywire Ifs ume for us to meditate on these things You want to cut education wiih its big gest dividends and still you have plenty of money to spend to des troy We paying our taxes and we are buying The four voting against final passage of the appropriation act vere Representative J R Irwin Keokuk Representative B J Hickenlooper R of Cedar Rapids Representative John R R of Lisbon and Rep resentative I H Christoflerson D of CedarFalls by the house in ts committeeappropriations were slight in Is Added The sum ol wasadded to the department of agricultureap propriation lor the Swine Produc ers association Twelve thousand dollars was dipped torn the board of assessment and review due to its abandonment of was addedilOT the state added lor tae barber exaniners board State Historical society was taken from theattome generals lundf was taken from the mine inspection allocation was added tothe state printing board appropriation was added to the statetreasurers allo cation was sdied ior vo cationaleducation was addedto theallowance lor the Eldora training school and was theyearly allocation The total appropriation of does not include which toe committee transferred from the Anamosa re formatory idustrial iund to ate add to STat These are not contingent fund reformatory from
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