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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PHESs AND DN1TED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES THI NEWSPAPER THAT ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 4 HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTSOP SECTION ONE NO 178 Did Morgan Give Order Speculate on Steel Trade Dealings With C I 0 WALLY By CHARLES P STEWART ASH IN G T O N C Taylor chief executive of the United States Steel corpora tion is being adver t is e d as the captain of industry who forced his huge concern into c o m i i g to terms with John L Lewis labor organiza tion on vertical lines as distin guished from the A F of plan of craft i unionization The story is that of Captain of industry Taylor were prepared to go to the mat with Lewis C I but that Tay lor overruled them Well it is true he did over rule them but I it from re liable authority that Taylor in turn had his orders from up that is to say from Wall street The House of Morgan spe cifically is mentioned as primarily responsible for the mandate Morgans Experience J P Morgan for one hing got some useful information as to the value of favorable public opinion while a witness before the Pecora banking and currency committee investigation n Washington a couple of years ago He freely admitted lhat it was the first time he ever had been brought into close contact with the rank and file of ordinary folk Newspapermen talked to him per sonally News photographers snap shotted him regardless of his own inclination in the matter A midget was slapped down into iis lap In short he was hiananizfd That undoubtedly had a deal to do with his present Myron Taylors background A Tactical Gair The success of the Lewis organ izers in their negotiations with General Motors also unauesfron ably has had its pari ininfluencing the steel magnates Moreover the smaller steal com panies have profited by harmon ious relations with larrpr Indeed the little fellows art said to be a bit worried lest they lose some of their advantage as a re sult of the big U S Stems fritnd lier contact with its workers The La Foliette comm Uee s in quiryinto largescale employers activities in labors ranks has fur ther perturbed Wall street advis ers of industries SpyiBR on It was bad enough to have them publicized as spying on unionism The later Harlan county revela tions involving murder horrify even some very conservative em ployers elsewhere They don t think that they ought to be con fused with Harlan county medie valism but theyre afraid that they will be Then again John L Lewis experts have delved into problems that the A F of under President William Green never bother with Have business setups been crooked Has the public in general re gardless of labor been film flammed The subject is one which bis employerdom does not care to have ventilated Pacifyinjt Lewis The nub of it is that the Lewis movement needs to be not crushed thats impossible1 or hushed up thats impossible but pacified Wall street is engaged in do ing it It will be interesting to seo how it works out Will there be a farmerlabor leader More Attend Bankers Meeting Here I can see labors leader not the farmers yet Milo Reno but hes dead There ought really to be a farm investigation similar to SGHOLTZ BATES ANOWEGMANON SPEAKERS LIST Greetings From State Body Brought by President R W Turner Just like other human beings bankers have aspirations and no doubt the greatest is to deserve win and retain the confidence of all the people because upon that confidence rests not only each in stitutions success but also suc cessful business said Robert W Turner president of the Iowa Bankers association and of the City National bank of Council Groups 3 and 4 ol the Iowa Bankers association at the opening session of the one day meeting at the Hotel Hanford Tuesday morning The more than 300 bankers at tending Tuesday afternoon heard speeches by Dr T W Schultz of Iowa State college Ames D W Bates state superintendent of banking Leo J state treasurer and others On Guarding Confidence Mr Turner in speaking before the group meeting Tuesday morn ing continued on the importance of gaining peoples confidence saying Our immediate concern is how to do it Most people are friendly but to a large percentage of them banking is a mystery To dispell that mystery is the first step and there are many ways by which it can be partially accom leaflets news paper and radio that detail the most elementary facts concerning He also encouraged a warm friendly and courteous atmosphere in the bank and the education of the youth of the land In this por tion of his address he referred to a program of senior business edu cation adopted recently at Council Bluffs for the high schools there During the last five weeks of the senior year those graduating stu dents are not required 10 attend regular classes but assemble in auditorium to listen to talks fay businessmen of Council Bluffs about what they will actually en counter when they enter the busi ness world It is a heaven sent opportunity for the businessmen to preach sound economic commented Mr Turner Work More Cohesive The Iowa bankers president praised the work of the associa tion saying it had become more more articulate and more discerning than when the ship was first launched He also briefly reviewed the ef fect of legislative acts at Des Mcines during the past session In connection with protection of banks Mr Turner warned those present against discarding present systems which protect them simply because of the new police radio stations and the decrease in bank robberies in Iowa If some of ths criminals who have been put away are paroled who can tell how quickly we will need the organization again he asked Talk ol Scholarships Also mentioned were the possi bility of establishing a group of 20 two week scholarships for bank employes at the University of Iowa group insurance proposed exemption from FDIC assessments of interbank deposits and good will meetings by bankers associa To Talk to Bankers H B Fletcher Omaha spe cial agent of the federal bureau of investigation of the U S de partment of justice will address bankers of groups 3 and4 at a i banquet to be held at the Hotel Hanford Tuesday evening at 7 oclock Willis G C Bafflcy will be master of ceremonies FILM WORKERS RANKS DIVIDED Flare of Violence Appears as Pickets Pace Before Studio Gates HOLLYWOOD IP Friction and a flare of violence appeared as pickets pacedbefore the gates of the walled film studibs Hbl of lywood Tuesday The friction wasbetween the which previously had an agreement with the tions Other Breckner speakers were Fred teller in the American National bank at Arlington whose Senator La Follettes industrial j subject was Life of a Beginning investigation Basically urban and rural rights are the same They cant respectively see it and who spoke of his 18 months in banking S R Torge son cashier of the Farmers and Merchants State bank at Lake Hurt in Collision of Motorcycle and Car FAIRFIELD JP Kenneth Ransom 20 was in Jefferson county hospital Tuesday suffering j from facial lacerations and shock He narrowly escaped death Mon day night when his motorcycle collided with an automobile driv en by Carl Coe Fairfield garage employe in the business district here Mills and president of the Winne bago County Bankers association who gave a brief response to the welcome given delegates Welcomed to City Lee P Loomis publisher of the striking Federated Motion Picture Crafts and the International As of Theatrical Stage Em ployes reached producers Federation spokesmen said camera squads would be posted at the studio gates to take pictures of members of the other American Federation of Labor affiliate pass ing through the F M P G picket lines Strikers Telegraph Green Strikers telegraphed William Green A P of L president pro testing that the I A T S E was attempting to sign them as mem bers Charles Lessing federated crafts head said he was asking the Los Angeles central labor council to condemn it as a com pany union because of its anti strike One of Hollywoods most lux urious beauty salons operated by the four Westmore brothers who are makeup executives in four film companies was splashed with two gallons of creosote Monday night by three vandals A janitor William Powell said three men armed with a pistol and long knife forced him to ad mit them Committees Selected actors guild and the producers named committees to confer beginning Wednesday on the guilds demands The chief one is recognition as the sole bargain ing agency for motion picture players Strikers contended that motion picture production was hampered but Pat labor conciliator for the producers declared so far as the studios are concerned ac tual strike conditions do not The guild will be represented in the conferences by Robert Mont gomery president Aubrey Blair business agent and Kenneth executive secretary On the producers committee are Jo seph M Schenck president of Twentieth CenturyFox E J Fox MGM production manager Hal Wallis Warner Brothers pro duction manager and Samuel J Briskin production manager of RKO DIE AS HOUSES ARE BLOWN UP Madrids Besiegers Driven Back on Southwest by Dynamite Attack MADRID hundred insurgents were blown to death it was reported Tuesday when three houses in which they had sought to beat off attacking government troops were blasted with dyna mite into chunks of flying mason ry dust and smoke The dynamite attack late Mon day routed Madrids besiegers from three lines of entrenchments on the southwesternedge of the city The onslaught was but one of a series of hammer blows designed to oust Gen Francisco Francos men from their positions nearest to the city The insurgents strug gled at the same time to restore communications and supply lines between their main body and 000 comrades beleaguered in Uni versity City on Madrids north western edge On the Teruel front about 135 miles east of Madrid the govern ment opened vigorous artillery and rifle fire inflicting heavy losses on Francos salient toward the Mediterranean coast the war min istry announced RACE TO EVACUATE WOMEN ANO CHILDREN ST JEAtvDE about children from siege orbom bardment in Bilbao was virtually assured Tuesday as a fleet of pas senger liners raced to evacuate as many as possible before insurgent Governor Parks Near Fire Plug Pays Fine MANSFIELD Ohio UP Policeticketed a large shiny lim ousine parked before a fire plug The car turned out to be that of Gov Martin L Davey attending a district American Legion meet ing The governor paid GlobeGazette in welcoming the members of groups 3 and 4 said part Were glad to see you ou in Mason City which is second to none in fellowsaip and the spirit of get togethsr I speak for the com munity in welcoming you to Ma son lr Claience E Flynn pastor of the M E jhurch gave the invo cation Ir charge of the meeting was J J Matthews vice president of the Union Bank and Trust com pany oi Strawberry Point and chairman of group 4 The meeting will come to a close with a banquet at 7 oclock Thursday evening at the Wedge wood room of the Hotel Hanford where the chief address will be given by H B Fletcher special guns close the Bilbaos Basque defenders fought a lastditch fight but in surgent dispatches said Gen Emilio Molas troops were swarm ing into themountainous region north of Bilbao and that their ar tillery already commanded the Nervion river Bilbaos outlet to the Bay of Biscay More than refugees many children among were listed to sail Tuesday night aboard the Spanish liner Habana the first mass migration fcom the harassed city agent of the bureau of investiga tion of the U S department of justice Assigned by Hoover Mr Fletcher who was assigned to address this group by J Edgar Hoover chief of the department will spcalt on the work and func tions of the bureau its organiza tion He will cite several cases to illustrate the work of the various units of the bureau Reference will be made to the crime statistics which present crime ratein the United States Willis G C Bagley president of the First National hank of Ma sno City and former president of the Iowa State s Bankers associa tion will be master of ceremonies A floor show will also be r pre sented The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy in ex treme west mostly cloudy in central and east occasional showers in east and southcen tral portions Tuesday and Wednesday slightly warmer in extreme west Wednesday MINNESOTA Generally fair in west and north mostly cloudy in southeast portion Tuesday night and Wednesday some what cooler in northeast portion Tuesday night and in north portion Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 66 Minimum inNight 48 At 8 A M Tuesday 55 Rainfall Trace May seems to have caught the habit of chilly wetness fromits predecessor for every day thus far inthe month has brought precipi tationThis includesTuesday for in the early forenoon there was a period of rain As a fact only a couple or three days of the past three weeks have beenfree of moisture LOOK INSIDE FOR GEOFFREY DENNIS His Book Criticized Edward Injunction Is Sought by Edwards Lawyers PAGE 2 Jumps Into Tank Puts OutFirein Clothes PAGE 3 NorthwestSchools to TalkQyer Brown PAGE 9 WENDELL TELLS OF FEDERAL COURT Parker Defense Objects to Witness as Convicted Perjurer NEWARK N H Wendel took the witness stand over defense objections in the federal court conspiracy trial of Ellis H Parker and his son Ellis Tuesday to tell his story of being abducted and forced to con fess falsely to the Lindbergh kid naping When the former Trenton law yer was called counsel for the Parkers immediately challenged his qualification by offering a re cord of his conviction several years ago for perjury aad a par don from the state court of par dons Federal Judge William Clark ruled that the pardon removed any disqualification Knew Parker Well Wendel beginning the story of his abduction to the Lindbergh kidnaping which delayed for three days the execu tion of BrunoRichard Hauptmann for the crime said he had known the elder Parker chief of Bur lington county detectives for many years They first discussed the Lind bergh kidnaping on March 12 1932 Wendel said when Parker expressed a wish to contact some one in the underworld concerning the case Lots of Beer Will Be Drunk at Coronation LONDON is ready to celebrate the coronation with foam and bubbles No less than extra bar rels of beer by a conservative es timate will be consumed before tht coronation leading hotels heavily with and liquers The famous is over and the have stocked up champagne wines old toast of God EMBRACES HER MONTSCHATEAU Reported in Favor of Early Announcement of Plane for Marriage MOOTS France Duke of Windsor was reunited in the moss covered castle de Cande Tuesday with the woman for whom he renounced an empire Wallis Warfield Simpson Five months and one day of en i forced loneliness for the former TEARS SEEN ON DENHARDT FACE War Veteran Weeps Openly as Trial for Murder Nears Close NEW CASTLE Tears streamed down the haggard cheeks of Brig Gen Henry H Cenhardt Tuesday as his trial for the murder ofhis fiancee Mrs Taylor approached its Thfebald 61 year old veteran of political and martial warfare wept operilyas his chief counsel John Marshall Berry began the defend ants closing argument to a jury of suijbtirned farmers MayFace Death Penalty If Denhardt may face the death penalty Berry noticed the tears which Denhardt made no attempt to con ceal and said I dont blame anyone who knew Mrs Taylor for displaying his emotion at this The impassive Den hardt finally regained his control and his expression hardened into grimness Bursts Into Tears Agrain A few minutes later however though there seemed no occasion for it what Berry was say ing Denhardt againburst into tears his chin cupped in his large handashe rested an elbow on the counsel table Berry declared no ones should be guessed They say we havent shown a motive for suicide Its up to them to show a motive for Berry himself concluded his ora tion in tears as he pleaded for Denhardts life Capone Chicago gangster now in Alcatraz prison into his testihome mony saying that Wendel Par ker Senior and the latters secre tary Mrs Anna Bading went to j see a relative of a secretary to Capone drunk from end of London to the other by dowagers debutantes workmen soldiers and even vis itors from the South Sea islands There is plenty of precedent Samuel Pepys record of the crowning of Charles H for ex ample shows he sent his wife to bed and went out to enjoy himself The result was that when he got to bed himself his head began to turn just a little From Pepys Diary I Pepys wrote in jhis diary to see how the ladies did London night life undoubtedly will get a real boost by the coro nation and although the night spots took a long time to catch on they now are nothing to be sniffed at The citys first floor show opened in war days itfailed A hotel tried it in 1921 For a long time the west end was littered with failures in the attempts to turn nightinto day It took American chorus girls to put over the floor show idfia and theystill work here in large numbers For the coronation enough American singers dancers to make a New Yorker ieel at Contact With Hoover The witness said Parker told life him he had direct contact with Washington and had assurance that Herbert Hoover then presi dent would pardon Capone if he aided jn the Lindbergh case He quoted Parker as saying he was in line for head of the state police or of a state bureau of in vestigation and promised Wendel would be an undercover investi gator at a year After the Lindbergh ransom was paid Wendel said Parker started to look for a stoop shouldered man with a description of a man seen near the Bronx cemetery on the night the ransom was paid Tells of Torture Wendel then began relating the story of his own abduction and alleged torture In front of his New York hotel he said a man he later found was Murray Bleefeld approached him the nightof Feb 14 1936 and told him Jimmy De Louie a Trenton detective wanted to see him at Weiss and Bleefeld he said told him they were federal men from the department of justice MartinSchlossman he said was driving the car Bleefeld Weiss and Schlossman have pleaded guilty Wendel described the ride to Brooklyn from Manhattan and said Weiss told him when they stopped If Bruno you Forced to Confess He told of the place he was held and described the instrument of torture which the government al leges was used to force him to confess the Lindbergh kidnaping He demanded an explanation he said and finally was told Somebody in New Jersey put Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse College Rioters CAMBRIDGE Police used tear gas to disperse rollicking Harvard students early Tuesday They had been fighting amongst themselvesfor two and a hall hours using water filled paper bags as missiles set ting bonfires and disabling trolley cars The occasion was a spring informal annual affair en gendered by the seasonal rising of youthful exuberance The girl stu dents of Radcliffe collegewere treated to an early morning sere nade of some 600 students and got very little The Began with a water battle between occupants of Low ell and Everetthouses which are separated by plympton street Waterfilled bags flew back and forthVand those that didnt go into windows broke and drenched passersby Soon red flares were lighted illuminating the battle which by now in the street Harvard yard police unable to control the students called city police who after other methods failed resorted to tear gas One student Frank D Law rence Upper Moritclair N was arrested and with disturbing the peace Franklin Roosevelt son of the president watched the fight from his Plympton streetbrooms but did not participate He is a senior the finger I asked who and he said a high police power in New Jersey ordered you picked He finally was told he was wanted lor the Lindbergh kidnap ing You can make a lot of money confessingto the Lindbergh kid Wendel saidhe was told IThey kept he said that I say I kidnaped bergh baby for getting Bruno Hauptmann a new Two Gay Jfiphts The expected corona 12 after the king is will top the extrava tion visitors will have at least two nights of extreme gaiety At mid night May 11 as coronation day Begins break loose with trumpets and horns blowing and everybody yelling The night of May crowned ganza of letting the bars down River parties on the on large ocean and cruising liners and on private give the finishing touch Itiver police who rescue about 130 from drowning each year arent ex pecting to much London will have a rose in her hair and confetti in her eyes at coronation lime But unlike Pepys few are going to have a chaacs to send their wives to bed while they proceed singlehanded to B coronation headache ADMITS KILLING U WAITRESS Starts Trip Around World by Airplane NEWARK N Begi nald D Margeson a Boston sur geon left Newark airport at a jn Tuesday lor Cleveland on the first leg of a roundtherworld flight by sched uled air lines He hopes to be back in the United States in 19 on the Zeppelin Hindenburg fit Suspect Signs Confession to Stabbing Her With Kitchen Knife NEW YORK police detectives said they obtained a confession of the mystery slaying of Irene1 Wadas pretty waitress who was hacked to death at the Columbia residence club on April 22 from a 31 year old sus pect Tuesday a few hours after he was arrested The officers who announced the confession LieutJames Pike and Detective Peter Hyas booked the prisoner on a homicide charge under the name of Leonidas Ham ilikas of S47 Forrest avenue the Bronx Hamilikas also known as Louis Karras had been sought since the body of the young woman was found in the hallway residence of the club at 628 West IKth street where she had been a resident As related by the arresting of ficers Hamilikas said h his statement that he waylaid Miss Wadas and plunged a nine inch kitchen knife into her abdomen The officers k had questioned Hamilikas since shortly alter mid His first cry they said when be arrested near Ms former place of employment at 271 Bast 161st street the Bronx was Im no me a Hamilikas formerly war em ployed as acounterman at the same restaurant where the 25 year old Miss Wadas also worked 1300 After 50 DES MOINES Wal lace superintendent of the state motor vehicle department an nounced more than have filed applications for the 507 new positions to be added to the Iowa highway patrol King Edward VTII and the wom an I love ended at p m a m central standard when the gay duke like a knight returning to his damsel fair reached the ancient chateau He came from St Wolfgang Austria by train and by motor His betrothed was free to marry him and that was what was fore mostin their hearts Ke had not seen her since the dark night of Dec 3 when she fled to France from the abdication crisis that changed crowns for a quarter of the world Breathless and Radiant Breathless and radiant Wallis Simpson met her beloved on the doorstep of fee rambling chateau Preceded by a motorcycle po liceman the limousine sent for the duke by Mrs Simpson roared through the gates A truck stacked with Edwards seventeen suitcases chugged along behind Edward wasan hour overdue and his fiancees excitement had the minute From Vernevul from where the duke leftths Arlberg express the motor trip consumed four long hours leaped from the car He the threshold There he toot the wide eyed Wallis tenderly in his They went inside the castle arm Jnarrn Picture of Happiness His sun tanned face was a pic ture bfboyish happiness as he left the car at the chateau door and embraced the woman for whom he had waited so long Only Monday she won her final freedom from her second mar Ernest Aldrich Simpson London ships proker Her mar riage to the duke will probably late in May or in June With Edward when he reached the chateau was a mysterious steel box believed to contain jewelry There was a box of edelweiss the white flower that grows on the lonely Apline crags that the duke has climbed in this 22 weeks of self exile for Mrs colorful dirndl the Austrian peasant womans garb Expect Announcement Members of Edwards entour age a short time after his ar rival disclosed the duke was favor of an early announcement of the marriage plans That announcement it was in dicated might be forthcoming as soon as Edward and his fiancee have had time to discuss the ar rangements Rumors flew thick and fast that the couple might again con found the world by marrying Wednesday However both the mayor of Tours and the mayor of Monts said they had not beenap proached to perform the ceremony Twenty mobile guards and two squads of eight gendarmes each paced the grounds impassively all in their best and brightest uni forms TheTourspolice chiefand lis aide watched with a critical eye bustledofficiously about place At the entrancelodge the old lady of the gateway had put on a bonnet of Touraine lace forthe gala day For two hours she nad been standing almost motionless waiting to open the portals A Memorable Day said the old lady with a shrug is a thing I rarely put on my bonnet But voila it is memorable day1 Within the mossy chateau its great rooms gay with masses of tulips and yellow acacia a small liouse party had waited luncheon forEdward But Mrs Simpson had been un able to stay inside During tba morning she walked in the garden alone An hour before the duke arrived the sun burst out to show countryside in all its splendoc A knot of villagers had gathered outside the gates with newspapermen to see the dufce sabots the peasants climbed from bicyctes and chatted driver at thecrowd An on j a from the   

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