Mason City Globe Gazette, April 30, 1937

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 30, 1937

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKK ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLHI FTVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS PU1X UEASEP WIRES MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONZ NO 175 New Party Lineup Talk Everyone Assumes That Is What Plans LANES SINK REBEL BATTLESHIP CHARLES P STEWART IN G T O N CPA L Stokes a po litical commen tator for whose opinions both official Wash ington and the capitals news paper corps have a high re spect spoke in the most casual fashion in a re cent article of the new party that President Roosevelt has It was just a n incidental reference Tom did not take the trouble to assert that the presi dent does envision a new party He simply took it for granted that everyone knows he does And its a curious thing that everyone at least here does know it and yet no one mentions it as something he has just discovered At Earlier Stage Wouldnt one suppose that at an earlier stage of the game some observer would have exclaimed Good gosh the president en visions a new party But by no means Realization of the iact that this is what he envisions developed so gradually that no one sensed it until now it is generally assumed that everyone was aware of it all along It isnt news It simply has dawned on political folk by de grees imperceptibly as old age creeps on I do not believe that President Roosevelt himself premeditated a new party when he came into office Crept Upon Him I think that the program insid iously crept up on him too Anyway it is recognized now Oh the old party names prob ably will survive but not the same two old parties Indeed they do not survive at present Recently witnessed the amazingincident of as an oldtime Jeffersonian as Senator James F Byrnes of South Carolina appeal ing to Senator Charles L McNary of Oregon the republican leader in the upper congressional cham ber for support against the ad ministration Without many exceptions the elder statesmen on capitol hill are antiadministrationists Defy White House This is understandable These oldsters feel that their various con stituencies are pretty dependable their notion is that they can defy the white house and still be re elected They may be wrong but that is how they reason The youngsters are the chaps on whom the president chiefly relies And the youngsters most of them respond Why wouldnt they They were swept into office on President Roosevelts coattails They havent the consciousness of independence that their elders have For that matter their elders may be mistaken However an elder especially a senator with five years more to serve can better afford to be mis taken than a young representative r The ancient senator probably will white house support die before his term runs out What I reached that conclusion be does he that in cause I understood that the direc all likelihood he will be dead on tor of the budget made the im next election day But the youngpounding recommendation to Can ster has a political future to be said Bankhead looked forward to The democratic senate leader Want New Party I ship appeared to have strong sup port including the aid of most re publican members for the Byrnes 10 per cent reduction plan as op posed to the house proposal Avoiding Partisanship I dont want to inject any par tisanship into the economy move but I dont believe the president wouldmake any reduction unless a desperate situation forced him to do Senator Frederick Steiwer said I do not think that the Byrnes plan is the best way to achieve economy as the most satisfactory method would be to make specific reductions where feasible but it appears to be the only probable choice at present The president already has power to spend less than congress authorizes if he desires but he has nevtr exercised that power Congress has consistently been under the budget estimates but the president now seeks to make it appear that theblame for lack of economy should be placed on congress instead of the executive BankheadAsks Economy Compromise THINKS VM4TF Fair Weather Promised SS GET TOGETHER Speaker Admits He Has Not Talked Problem Over With President WASHINGTON of the House William urged a compromise tweon rival house economy proposals The house has proposed that President Roosevelt be authorized to make optional cuts in appropri ations up to 15 per cent Strong senate sentiment backs an out right 10 per cent cut in all appro priations bills Bankhead who previously had said he was authorized to say that President Roosevelt favored the house proposal said Friday that he had not discussed the matter with the president Bankhead predicted that when the president returns from his gulf coast fishing trip he would be very glad to confer with the senate and house appropriations committees regarding vyhat meth od was best to accomplish savings 400 Million Deficit The present budget situation due to the size of appropriations and falling off of estimated new revenue indicates net deficit next year Bankhead said that the house proposal broached by Represen tative after jfwhite house conference and calling for impounding of 15 per cent of major appropriations and the Senator James F Byrnes S proposal for a mandatory 10 per cent cut have the same ob Senate opposition to the house suggestion however was based on the fact the house measure would leave up to the president full con trol over savings He could attempt to make reductions up to 15 per cent but also could continue ex penditures at the present autho rized level The main thing is to save some said Bankhead The main matter is one of detail not of purpose Both senate and house proposals have the same objective and might be worked out in con ference between the two Didnt See President Bankhead said that while he never discussed this thing with the president as to impounding as opposed to a horizontal cut I thought I was authorized to say the impounding proposal met with Mr Roosevelts Bankhead indicated that Can non had impressed on the speaker that the Cannon proposal had DES MOINES weary of heavy rains high winds and subnormal temperatures was assured Friday that spring is on the way The weatherman forecast gen erally fair weather Friday night and Saturday although he pre dicted cooler temperatures jn the extreme east and extreme west portions Heavy rains struck several parts of the state totaling as muchas 118 inches at Ottumwa and 64 inches at Charles City in the last 24 hours It rained Friday morning at Dubuque and Dav enport Lamoni and Albia registered Thursdays high temperature of 70 degrees while Thursday night s minimum reading was 43 degrees at Clarinda If there is to be a new party the youngster wants to belong to that is to say to the right one It will be funny to watch the two next national conventions There will be plenty of conser vative democrats who will want to flock with the republicans some few leftist republicans who will to attend the democratic gathering Or perhaps both names will be changed Heaven knows A new party or new parties loom in the offing anyway AT DES MOINES 29 Ounce Infant Spent His Single Day of Life in Oven Roaster DES MOINES Eu gene Howard who weighed only 29 ounces at birth Thursday died early Friday at Mercy hospital here The child spent the first day of its life in an improvised cradle made out of an oven roaster lined with hot towels and placed on a furnace radiator in the home of its grandparents The baby was born premature ly to Mr and James Howard The mother ii 19 yeari old and the father 23 Mrs Howard went to the grand parents home when she became ill while helping her husband in moving to a new apartment The baby was born there Ship With Fire in Hold Hearing Port KETCHIKAN Alaska The S S Cordova carrying 104 passengers and a crew of 30 ap proached this port Friday with fire burning in her No 2 hold and her steering gear damaged by a storm The fire was believed under control The U S navy mine sweeper Swallow which raced to the Cordovas rescue abandoned the convoy 60 miles from Ketchi kan when it appeared that no fur ther aid was needed MacArthurWeds HE KNEW ABOUT SHOOTING Harlan Sheriff Says Deputy Left for Dead by Two Fellow Officers HEW YORK Douglas MacArthiir former chief of staff U S army and military adviser to the Philippine Commonwealth married at the municipal building Friday JAUL Faircloth of Murfreesboro Tenn Mac Arthur and his bride expect to leave within a few days for the west coast and then for Manila May 10 on the President Coolidgc NEGRO RESCUED FROM LYNCHERS 2 Unidentified White Men Save Youth Turn Him Over to Sheriff SAVANNAH Hawkins youthful Negro charged with atternpted criminal assault of a white married woman was held in Chatham county jail for safe WASHINGTON Theodore Middleton of Harlan county testified Friday he knew two of his deputies had shot and left for dead another deputy Hugh Taylor Taylor had testified he was at tacked after he protested against the slaying of the 19 year old son of a union organizer The chief law enforcement of ficer of the Kentucky coal county testified before the La Follette civil liberties committee that Deputies Wash Irvin and Frank White gave me the guns with which they shot Taylor on the night of Feb 28 Neither One Dismissed dis HAMILTON WILL DIRECT APPEAL TO ALL PARTIES Republican Leader Says He Knows ideas of Those Who Oppose F R WASHINGTON Hamilton republican national chairman indicated Friday he would appeal to members of all parties in his forthcoming cam paign against Roosevelt policies He will make the first of four speeches on current events Satur day night in preliminaries to the 1938 congressional elections From talks with party leaders and republican members of con Hamilton said in an inter view and from what Ive learned about the attitude ofother mem bers I think I know pretty well the sentiment among those who disagree with Mr Roosevelts pres ent state of Finds New Allegiances For especially since the dispute arose over su preme court reorganization re publican headquarters mail was described as less along party lines Hamilton said he found new al legiances forming but declined to say as yet whether or how the re publican organization might un dertake to attract democratic dis senters The chairman said his broadcasts on each weekend in May were keeping rescued Friday after two men him from a mob near Midville Ga The Negro was captured by a group of white men at Midville and held all day Thursday The two unidentified men who rescued him and turned him over to Sher iff J L Herrington of Burke county said a lynching party had been planned for shortly aft er nightfall Employ Clever Ruse Sheriff Herrington said the two men rescued the Negro by a clev er ruse and drove over back coun try roads to deliver him safely at the Burke county jail at Waynes boro Teeling was running high all1 cer the county and I immediate ly put him into my car and rushed him Herrington said Hawkins was accused of an at tempted criminal assault of a white woman at Blythe last Monday Groups of enraged men searched for him for four days Names Not Revealed A group of five men found the suspect near Midville where he had obtained a job with a road construction gang and took him into the woods where the mob gathered Herrington said he did not learn details of the rescue and refused to reveal the names of the two men who effected it Pope Pius Cancels Audiences and Gets Ready for Vacation VATICAN CITY Pius canceled all scheduled audi ences Friday and prepared to leave for Castel Gandolfo Satur day on vacation Vatican circles reported The holy fathers sudden deci sion to begin his vacation immedi ately was interpreted generally to mean that his personal physician Dr Arminta Milani had won a fight to induce the pontiff to take a complete rest cure Ordinarily the pontiff holds a limited number of audiences at Castel GandolfQv placed under arrest Middleton added although a warrant was later sworn out charging them with the offense Is if your habit to keep as deputies men who have committed crimes of violence inquired Sen ator La Follette Well as a rule we dont dis miss them until they are convict the sheriff replied smiling I Would Not Testify I He asserted that hehad inves tigated and knew that they shot but would not testify against them before the grand jury nuless I am Taylor had told the committee previously that Irvin and White shot him five times on a lonely mountain road and left him ap parently dead in a ditch Their reason he charged was that he had refused to help them shoot up the home of Marshall A Musick United Mine Workers organizer Musicks son Bennett waskilled when the cabin was peppered with bullets Feb 9 Possible Break in Des Moines 3 Weeks Laundry Strike Seen DES MOINES laundry reopened With one Des Moines residents awaited Friday a pos sible in the strike that has tied up operations7 at 14 Des Moines laundry and dry cleaning establishments for three weeks The Overton laundry which employs 25 men late Thursday signed an agreement with the laundry workers union and re sumed operations The plant was one of five laundry and dry clean ing establishments which closed voluntarily after sit down strikers occupied nine other plants The nine plants still were closed Fri day Damage by Blaze in Stockyards SOUTH ST PAUL UP of theSouth St Paul stockyards Friday estimated 000 damagewas done by a fire which swept through the yards Thursday night More than 100 animals perished in the blazethatkept eight com panies of firemen busy for two hours Gives Birth to Colt on Canter in Park NEW YORK June Eb son 15 was surprised when her favorite saddlehprse stopped abruptly during a canter through Kissena park She was more sur prised when she Ipoked down and discovered that her mount had given to Park police were summoned and the mother and the colt were escorted back to the riding academy social security and fi nancingwhich have arisen since the election Court Additional FueL The court issue merely provid ed so much additional fuel it was explained and would be taken up in due course Hamilton will go into the field more actively in the fall continu ing meanwhile to solicit funds by mail to wipe out the party defi Explaining his recent silence he said the November election had placed a statute of limitations on political speeches about the facts as they existed prior tothat Situation Has Changed But now the situation has he continued There are many people who supported the republican ticket and many who like to hear analysis of the Wash ington situation and its implica tions I am sure it wont a re publican story asuch Im not going to say anything that will offend anybody who is thinking along soundlines about current problems whatever his I believe there will be a re alignment of voters on questions of administration policy but whether they will have a chance to express it as between candi dates in coming elections is pure ly Cummings Observes His 67th Birthday WASHINGTON for some comment on the occasion of his sixtyseventh birthday an niversary Friday Atty Gen Ho mer S Cummings said Time pays no attention when1 say LOOK INSIDE FOR PAUL H WENDEL Trial of Ellis Parker Adjourned to Monday PAGE 2 170 Attend Session of Local Traffic School PAGE 16 Courthouse Lawn Must Be Reseeded in Algona PAGE 3 Jackson Wins Main Go on Local Boxing Card France Ready to Give Help in Evacuation To CoOperate With Britain in Investigating Attack on Guernica PARIS possibly in collaboration with Great Bri tain will help evacuate the harassed civilian population of Bilbao high government officials indicated Friday You can rest assured all nec essary measures to proceed with the evacuation are being members of the senate foreign af fairs commission said Yvon Del bos foreign minister told them Civilians should no longer be subjected to the threat of bom bardment or capture by Molas forces the insurgent northern army under Gen Emilio Mola which it is feared may Delbos added happen Great Britain and France also have decided to conduct an in vestigation into the devastating bombing and machine gunning of Guernica sacred city of the Basques Delbos told the commis sion Will Be Repatriated Under the French evacuation plan it was said noncpmbatant refugees from the Spanish strife would be repatriated as soon as normal conditions are restored in Spain Delbos did not specify when the evacuation would start or what ships would be used He said France and Great Bri tain agreed however that mea sures must be taken to remove Bilbaos thousands of noncombat ants The Guernica inquiry will be conducted by trusted consular agents ft will seekto establish minister explained The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night and Saturday somewhat cooler Friday night in extreme west and extreme east portions ZttlNNESOTA Probably showers Friday night and Sat urday except mostly cloudy Saturday in south portion somewhat cooler In south por tion Friday Tiiglifc IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday 58 Minimum In Night 52 A M Friday 53 Rainfall 2 April came down to its final day with precipitationtotaling inches just a little under the nor mal amount for this month The sun peeked through the clouds for a brief time Friday morning And it a welcome visitor 2 EXPERTS BACK DENHARDT CLAIM Prosecutor Learns One of Jury Signed Change of Venue Petition NEW CASTLE perts testified for Brigadier Gen Henry H Denhardt Friday that scientific evidence by which the commonwealth hoped to convict him of the murder of his pretty fi ancee was unreliable and incon clusive Major Seth Wiard of Washing ton member of the Institute of Criminal Science testified that Mrs Verna Garr Taylor had died of a rJullet fired from a revolver held in close contact withher body Tests Not Reliable R O Sherberg Chicago chem ist attached to the Cook county coroners office declared that par affin which the prose cution hoped to establish that Denhardt had fired a gun on the night of the dark haired womans death and that she had general were unreliable and val ueless under conditions which existed when the commonwealth jnade them Both witnesses thus bolstered the defense contention that Mrs Taylor may have been a suicide Had Signed Affidavit It was learned of the jurors Joe Henderson had signed an1 affidavit before the trial declaring thatDenhardt could not obtain a fair trial in Henry coun ty because of intense prejudice against him there Nothing can be done about that Commonwealth Prosecutor H Denton Kinsolving we have investigated Mr Hen derson He is a good citizen and we are sure he will do his duty Two Louisville physicians fol lowed each other to the stand in the afternoon session to support Wiards conclusion that it was a contact shot which killed Mrs Taylor L Carter and Dr O Wheeler agreed that she died Mrs Roosevelt Meld Up by Storms on Her Plane Trip to Seattle Franklin D delayed on her transcontinental airplane trip by storms stayed here overnight with her friend MayrisCheney planned to continue to Seattle laterFriday lady will visit her soninlaw anddaughter Mr and Mrs John Boettiger in delegation headed by Mayor Angelo Rossi greeted Mrs Rooseveltat the1 airport when she arrived Thursday night thg foreign whether 800 personTdied say the planes were German In Insurgent Hands Insurgents contend the Basques themselves set fire to the town devastating it It now is in insur gent hands German official have denied that took part in the The French governments re ported move for evacuation came on the heels of a request from the national committee of the peoples combined leftist par ties supporting Premier that France help evacuate civilians immediately from the Basque capital and provide shel ter in France The committee proposed send ing an effectively protected French ship to Bilbao and the use of force against the insurgent blockades if necessary VIRTUALLY ALL OF CREW SAVED BY DESTROYER First War Veisel of Any Sire Sunk by Air in Naval History BILBAO Spain Span ish insurgent battleship Espana was sunk Friday in fathoms sea by a lightning fleet of government bombing hundreds of She was the first war vessel ofany size to be sunk by an airplane in allnavalHstory One hundred and ten of the crew of the ton Espana were known to have been saved by the insurgent Velasco oy government fishing boats and by armed government trawlers from Santander Hence if the Espana carried her full commplementrof 854 and men that would leave 744un accounted It was possible however that many of the rescued were not immediately reported Short of Maximum It also was possible the Espana was far short of her maximum complement Insurgent commi ques up to Fridayevening did not even mention the Friday night the civil governor of Cantander said his reports in dicated virtually all of the crew eventually had been rescuedby the said the pilots of the government bombers were the sole Spanish government wit nesses to the The short lived but historic in cident was reported to have oc curredat Friday morn riour miles off Cape Mayor PASTERS DEATH HELD INEVITABLE Mountaineer Gets Order From Lord to Take Some Wine STOOPING UP Whitlow who has not eaten in 52 days asked his wife for a little elderberry wine Fri day indicating he had received his message from the Lord and would break his long fast Physicians however believed his inclination to receive nourishment had come too late and that his death was inevitable Whitlow who heard Gods command to fast and purify him self for a great mission 52 days ago whispered from his bed that the Lord had spoken and told him Awhile the which DROPS INTO FUNNEL SANTANDER Spain The government aerial bomb that sank the insurgent battle ship Espana went squarely into her single funnel and burst in her munitions magazine below decks rt was reported here Fri day night inch guns cleared was helping the Velasco keep the ton Brit ish freighter Brora from the gov ernment port of Santander The Brorawas one of a number of merchant vesselswhich have beenrunning food and supplies to Santander or Bilbao beseiged Basque capital on the Bay of Bis cay Five Planes Attack One of five Spanish government planes roaring out to sea from Santander dropped a bomb squarely amidships of the Espana protected at that point by an eight inch belt of armor plate but by only an inch and a half of deck sheeting She slid under the choppy sur face 45 minutes later The British Shropshire steamed at forced draft to the scene of the bombing She re ported to her flagship the battle ship Royal Oak that she found only floating Hole Through Bottom At Santander it was reported the stricken dreadnaught with a hole clean through her bottom settled quickly by the stern took a list to and shot under to take a little wine for the Jehovah is all powerful and I knew He would not let me the 47 year old trapper said He told me to prepare for a great So weak he could no his head from his pillow the mountaineer trapner who heard Gods command to fast and determined to obey even if it meant death still summoned enough strength to express confi dence that everything would come out right Polls Victory Seen for Filipino Women MANILA leaders and interior department officials said Friday night they believed Philippine women had won a smashing victory to gain constitu tional suffrage Heavy voting during the after noon officials said led them to expect the number of positive ballots would jy far above the necessary At least a week government the sea The said will have the widest of percussions In naval and air cir cles not only in Spain but over the rest of the rearming world It was by fanthe most import ant naval incident of the war The Espana was one of the two largest warships of the Span ish navy The Jaime I the other large dreadtiaught has remained loyal to the Valencia government Has Harried For months the Espana had harried the government coast line Government planes had made nu merous attempts tosink her Ear ly in April she was bombed vi ciously off Santander by five pi lots but escaped with a captured coal boat and day turned her twelve Inch guns on fhe Basque coast Only Thursday she that she would fire upon any British mer chant ship venturing within Bil bao harbor Meanwhile insurgent armies rolled toward Bilbaos Maginot line oftrenches from the south east and east and insurgent blasted ferociously at last lines of defense Bilbao a city of near hysteria awaited uation of her noncombat DES MOINES JErick json itate chairman fanner tabor federation an nounced the organization would May 10 I ;

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