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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION FIVE CENTS A COFi ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UMTED PRESS FUIi LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 185 CRAM ELECTED MODERATOR OF CHURCH GROUP Knudson Named Assistant at Congregationalist Meet Here STORIES PICTURES PAGE 34 Prof Fred D Cram former county superintendent of schools of Cerro Gordo county and now instructor at Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls was elected moderator of the Iowa Congrega tional Christian churches at the conference business session Wednesday H M Knudson Mason City who also was placed in nomina tion for moderator was unani mously elected assistant modera tor Under the conference rules a layman is elected moderator in alternate years Professor Crams name was placed in nomination by the REV B J Trickey Marshalltown and Mr Knudson nominated for mod erator by the Rev Stiles Lcssly Osage The Rev Carrie V Lucas formerly of Mason City and now at Strawberry Point moved Mr Knudsocs nomination for assist ant Baxter Named Scribe The Rev Nelson Baxter Oska loosa was elected scribe and the Rev Lee Jacobson Hampton as sistant scribe It was in this church and be fore this altar that I first became a member of the church at the age of 28 said Professor Cram upon accepting the gavel from the retiring moderator the Rev Stoddard Lane It was in this church and before this altar that my son received Christian baptism This church contains more of my intimate friends than any The first official business of the conference under the new moder ator was the election of the fol lowing committees Carlson on Committee Business the Rev C William Bast the Rev Alexander S Carl son and pastor entertaining the 1938 conference is an exofficio member the Rev E A Ramige and the Rev W Earl Brehm Ministerial qualifications the Be v 4R McLaughlin the Rev Carl P Bast the Rev R J Mont gomery the Rev B T Schwab the Rev W H Upton and the Rev I J Houston Resolutions the Rev Floyd D Reeves the Rev L A Owen and the Rev Otto L Curl Place of meeting the Rev W A Snow and the Rev David M Beggs Visitors to Grinnell college ihe Rev Ralph J Beebe and the Rev H Lee Jacobs Visitor to Chicago Theological seminary the Rev Arthur E Fish Electors to the school of reli gion the Rev Royal J Montgom ery and the Rev L A Owen Interchurch relations Dr P Johnson the Rev Thom as H Harding and the Rev A H Boettcher Members Are Listed Obituary the Rev C H Hemp stead theRev W J Suckow and the Rev George F Barsalou Midwest regional committee Mrs W H Upton Mrs E M Whiting and D R Holden General council delegates 1940 the Rev A R McLaughlin the Rev A S Kilbourn Mrs E A Read and Mrs W D Shuttieworth 1538 the Rev S E Wright the Rev P Adelstein Johnson Mrs W H Boorman and Mrs D H Thomas Members of board of directors at large one year the Rev Nelson C Dreier the Rev L A Spooner Mrs R M Kellogg Mrs George M Johnson Mrs B J Snyder and the Rev O M Adams two years the Rev B J Trickey the Rev Robert W Inglis the Rev R B Blyth Mrs E A Read Mrs M H Boorman and presidentelect of Iowa Pilgrim Fellowship exof ficio Spiritual life committee and preaching mission committee com bined the Rev S G Gustensohn the Rev J Albert Clark the Rev L A Spooner the Rev David M Beggs and the Rev George F Barsalou Duke Postpones Wedding Until Early in June Crowds Riot Irish Police Swing Clubs DUBLIN rioted Wednesday as the Irish republican army demonstrated against the Coronation of George VI Pistol shots rang out and police swung clubs lustily in an attempt to keep order Dozens were injured and re quired hospital treatment Thousands participated in the disorders The marchers first as sembled in St Stephens green Tuesday night but police pre vented their marching on from there But later they proceeded toward the center of the city by various routes and reformed at Beresford place Police once again set upon the demonstrators Pistol shots were fired and shellelahs cracked down on the skulls of protestors Win dows were broken in 20 shops selling coronation mementos WORKERS POLICE CLASH IN NORTHERN IRELAND BELFAST Northern Ireland and police clashed Wednesday in a bitter tight pre cipitated by a republican demon stration against coronation dec orations on factories in the Falls Road district Protestants singing God Save the King tried to drown out Catholics singing the Irish free state anthem The fighting broke out after police reinforcements werecalled to restore order 5 SCOTCH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ABSENT GLASGOW Scotch absented themselves from the Coronation Wednesday and made anticor onation speeches here They were the independent laborites Max ton Stephen Buchanan and Mc Govern and the communist Gal lagher CORONATION IGNORED BX NEWSPAPERS OF ITALY ROME a single line about the coronation of King George VI or any other British news event appeared ia Italian newspapers Wednesday Only those who read German and French papers were aware of the coronation Local journals however de voted considerable space to the Duke of WindsorMrs WaJUis Warfield romance WELSH NATIONALISTS APPEAL FOR BOYCOTT CAERNARVON Wales The militant Welsh nationalist party with headquarters here appealed to the Welsh people to boycott the conoration of King George VI Wednesday but the lo cal celebration was elaborate and people attended religious services in Deddford pavilion A King Addresses His People George VI newiy crowned Wednesday night thanked his empire around the world from Buckingham palace on a vast radio network His greetings from the fourth of the world he rules It is with a very full heart I speak to you tonight Never be fore has a newly crowned king been able to talk to all his peoples in their own homes on the day of his coronation Never has the ceremony itself had so wide a significance for the dominions are now free and the people partners with this ancient kingdom I felt this morning that the whole empire was in very truth gathered within the walls of Westminster abbey I rejoice that I can now speak to you all wherever you may be greeting old friends in distant lands and as I hope new friends in those parts where it has not yet been my good fortune to go In this personal way the queen and I wish health and happiness to you all and we do not forget at this time of celebration those who are living under the shadow of sickness Their example at courage and good citizenship is always before us And to them I would send a special message of sympathy and good cheer I cannot find words with which to thank you for your love and loyalty to the queen and myself Your good will in the streets today your countless messages from overseas and from every quarter of these islands has filled our hearts to overflowing I will only say this that if in the coming years I can show my gratitude in service to you that is the way above all others that I should choose To many millions the crown is a symbol of Unity by the grace of God and by the will of the free peoples of the British common wealth I have assumed that crown In me as your king is vested for a time the duty of maintaining its honor and integrity This is in deed a grave and constant responsibility but it gave me confi dence to see your representatives along the abbey and to know that you too were enabled to join in that infinitely beautiful cere monial Its outward forms come down from distant times but its inner meaning and message are always new For tile highest of distinction is the service for others and to the ministry of kingship I have with your sharing dedicated myself with the queen at my side in words of the deepest solemnity We will God helping us faithfully discharge our trust Those of you who are children now will I hope retain the memories of the day of carefree happiness such as I still have of the day of my grandfathers coronation In the years yet to come some of you will travel from one part of the commonwealth to another and movingthus within the family circlewill meet many whose thoughts are colored by the samememories whosehearts unite in devotion to our commonheritage You will learn I hope how much our free assoeiatiorimeans to ourirrefidsHipwith each other and all other nations ontheearth1 can help the cause of peace and progress The queen and I will always keep in our hearts the inspira tion of this day May we ever beworthy of the good will which I am proud to think surrounds us at the outset of my reign I thank you from my heart and may God bless you The king was presented to his empire audience by the prime minister Stanley Baldwin The king spoke very slowly and very deliberately but clearly and fully sure of himself There was no trace of any speech im pediment ROYAL FAMILY Given First Aid at Coronation LONDON to 2 p m 7 a m C S persons had been given first aid for fainting and injuries in the crush along the coronation route Eightyseven taken to hosoitals GARNER FARMER IS HIT BY TRAIN Trafford Suffers Fractured Pelvis and Broken Ribs in Crash The condition of Walter Traf ford Garner farmer who suffered a fractured pelvis and several fractured ribs when the truck he was driving was struck by a Mil waukee freight train about oclock Wednesday morning at Ventura was described by physi cians as fair Wednesday after He was at the Park hospital in Mason City where he was brought by an ambulance immediately aft er the accident Witnesses said he apparently did not hear the trains warning whistle as he approached the crossing A horse in the truck which Traf ford was driving was killed in the accident Dig Into Ruins to Free 30 Trapped by Explosion of Shells MADRID guards dug in the ruins of a large apart ment house Wednesday to free more than 30 persons trapped in its basement They were sealed in night when without warning the second bombardment of the day sent about 60 high explosive shells crashing into central Madrid Preliminary Probe of Minneapolis Labor Conditions Near End WASHINGTON La follette civil liberties committee announced Wednesday it expected to complete its preliminary in vestigation of Minneapolis labor conditions at an early Committee investigators have been working in Minneapolis for about a month gathering evi dence in connection with condi tions there in 1934 when n truck drivers strike occurred LOOK INSIDE FOR GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Amateur Pageants Like Coronation Bore Shaw PAGE 2 Radio Debaters Argue Case of Duke Edward PAGE 3 North Iowa Buildings Damaged by Tornadoes PAGE 12 Gnmsley to Stay at Mason CityHigh School PAGE 13 CLAIMS SIDE OF HULL FELL OUT Navy Officer Who Was Atop Mooring Mast Testifies in Blast Probe LAKEHUEST N navy officer who witnessed the destruction of the Hindenburg from the vantage point of the mooring mast she was approach ing described to the commerce de partment investigating board Wednesday how the stern side of the dirigibles hull fell suddenly out before he saw flames or heard any explosion The witness was Lieut Benja min May II who was atop the mast when the Hindenburg met her doom Moving1 Toward Mast He was watching the ship man euver toward the he re counted when without warning he saw the structure just aft of1 the rear motor nacelle andjust forward of the fins fall suddeiijy There was a muffled explo he testified The first tiling I saw and he said was the crack of the metal structure and I saw it come outside of the ship It seemed to come with great The followed the frac tures he said Hunt for Bomb As the witness gave his mony two federal bureau Vof in vestigation agents who said they wereattending sat in the audience Members New Yorkbomb squad were searching the Hindenburgwreck age for possible bomb or incendiary The days first witness Lieut R F Tyler commander of the ground crew had testified that the first burst of fire toappear onthe dirigibles cover seemingly came from an explosion within the dirigibles hull DISAGREEMENT Edward and Wally Listen to Coronation of George Over Radio MONTS France duke of Windsor and Wallis Warfield will postpone their wedding un til early in June friends said Wednesday because of certain differences between the royal family and the British govern The disclosure came while the duke sat before a radio listennig to brother King Georges coron ation the coronation that would have been his but for his abdication to permit Sis marriage to Wallis Warfieia A special radio installed in the writing room of the dukes suite in the Chateau de Cande brought the coronation broadcast the duke and Mrs Warfield Cancels Earlier Plans Edward had the radio installed Tuesday night after canceling plans in listen to the broadcast in an ancient hunting lodge near the chateau The dreairy r a i nd r e n c h e d grounds of Cande were deserted and only one policeman was on duty There no The rain stoppedat noon as the historic ceremonies reached1 their climax in An associateoftfie diiKe said hedid not know what the exact differences were but he hinted that KingGeorge and v Queen Mother Mary were at odds with the government in their determi nation that Britain should accord Edward fair treatment at the 1 wedding A number of members of the roysl family believe ihe marriage should be this informant said The government insists it should be a private Entitled to Consideration George and stand he added was that Edward as a former king and former prince of Wales who served his country for many years is entitled to great consideration King George sent Edward a special request ta postpone the wedding until the differencesare settled it was disclosed The request was delivered by plane by Lord Brownlow former attendant to Edward and one other Englishman1 Sunday Windsor accepted the request thereby delaying the tentative plans for a wedding soon The duke and Mrs Warfield still are working over an invitation list and it was considered highly un certain whether theDuke of Kent or other the royal family would attend J P Morgan Fails to See Coronation Because of Illness LONDON P Morgan New York financier failed to at tend the coronation ceremonies in Westminster abbey Wednesday because of illness MorganwaS scheduled to occu py a place in the royal familys box as a guest Court dress in cluding knee pants had been pre pared for him At Morgans estate Wallhall in Alderham Hertfordshire it was said that illness caused his fail ure to appear at Westminster ab bey Details of his ailment were not given Latest Photo of King and Queen CROWN GEORGE OF New Monarch and Queen Cheered They Creet Crowd From Balcony LONDON empire that no night can darken crowned and consecrated its ruler George VI and his Scottish Wednesday in a solemn and tifulritual Irom down the proud Peak of the greatest show in a thousand years the Archbishop of Canterbury venerable ciect gave to the new king the crown thai symbolizes the rule of souls in almost a quarter of the earth That was at a m CST the old gray walSs of West minster abbey Speaking slowly and clearly with nohint of impediment the graveeyed monarch in the abbey accepted the thrsne of Britainaiad pledged himself to a just and honestrule Lifted to Throne The two hour ceremony was climaxed when the 41 year old was lifted icveiently to the thione in the sight of peeis and peeresses foreign luleis diplomats and stitesmn from all ovei the woild Outside the abbev a million or more cheeied Guns in the tower oT London boomed Chmdx bells 1o signal thatthe jeweled crown irWsXIiitest photo oi King George VI of Great Bntam and his was taken as the pair participated in pre coronation festivities ManfThink of Edward as GeQrge leaves Abbey Danish Princess to Marry Her Cousin COPENHAGEN of King Christian is engaged to marry her PrinceChristian Lippe it was announced V STOP LOOK AT LIFE through the WANT ADS Its the new program which started today over KGLO Ili40 daily except Saturday Tune in on tFun and Money Making Hints Feelingly of Departed Duke of By HENRY TOSTI RUSSEL Copjrtfhl 11137 By United Press As King George rode away fromWestmin ster abbey after his coronation many of those who watchedwere thinking and speaking of the duke of Windsor and Mrs Wallis Warfield whose love caused the constitutional crisis that had elevated George to the throne Curbstone onlookers inter the United Press spoke feelingly of the departed Edward Iadmit I would have pre ferred to see1 Edward therevf one onlooker said excellent hewill never have Calls Duke Fine Man Mrs B Bates of Lancashire with I the dense Mallsaid The duke ofWindsor was a I dont blame him have little sympathy for Mrs Nowlegally Mrs George will admirably and his wife and children will make him most popular My heart today goes out to Queen Mary for the trouble she has Abbert London grocer said Mrs Simpson thought she could become queen but I dont believe Edward really wanted the Blaines Mrs Simpson John Russell an India rubber worker Edward should have been here today instead of The duke was unlucky to meet Mrs taken A retired London The United States and Britain should never beseparated I wish Edward had married an Ameri can provided she more unite1 the nations but its pathetic that he became entangled with A tobacconist from Glasgow The duke of Windsor was one of the best I spent 11 yearsin the United States and but I have no sympathy forMrs Simp elderly womanoutside the abbey was critical of I have no sympathy for she He is to blame f br the whole PERMANENTCGC re to Extend Corps 2 Years OnlyPassed Sent Jo WASHINGTuN Wednesday and finally re jected President Roosevelts rec ommendation for a Civilian Conservation jorps It passed and sent to the senate in stead to extend the CCC for two years The billpassed on a roll call vote 385 to 7 Shortly afterthe house voted the two year extension labor committee recommended to the that the CCC be ex tended permanently There was no indicationwhen the senate wouldtakeup the bill Administration leaders in the house attempt to reverse the ballot by which an insurgent membershipvoted overwhelming ly to retain ona tem Ina special message to congress President Roosevelt had asked that the CCC be made permanent After writing in the two year lim itation the house accepted his sug gestion that the strength of the corps be fixed at youths Indians and individuals from territories and possessions Queen Elizabeth his Scottish born wjfe then was anointed Snd crowjied in a buefei ceremony the corona tion of the king Appears on Bailcony Later King Georgeappeared on the balcony of Buckingham palace with Queen Elizabeth and received an almost incredible demonstra tion of loyalty1 from his subjects The thousands massed around the palace raised athunderous roar of cheering here deepthroat ed there shrilly crescendo Adriv ing rain made no difference to those who had waited below some of them for 24 hours The new king and queen were joined on the balcony by the queen mother Queen Mary the Prin cess Elizabeth 11 year old heir to the throne and her little sister Margaret Rose There was not a visible flaw in the coronation of the king j Crowned by At just half past a m the archbishopamid a solemn hush in the splendor oi the abbey scene lifted the jewelled symbol of the British throne held it with outstretched arms towards the heavens and placed it gently on the head of the man who chose to rule inhis brothers Throughout the ceremony 11 year old Princess heiress presumptive to the ly and intently watched the im pressive ritual which may spme day make her reigning queen since But Elizabeths little blue eyed Princess Margaret too Toufig to maintain decorum squirmed and wriggled like any 6year Snnflav1 school class CrusK of FORECAST IOWA Generally fair and cooler Wednesday nisrht and Thursflay much cooler Thurs L JMINNJESOXA Cloudy show ers in central and Jiorth portiohsi Wednesday niglit and in cast and cast1 central portions Thursday moraine much cooler Wednesday night and in east and extreme south Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8a m Maximum Tuesday Minimum fa Night At 8 a m Wednesday 69 48 56 Ralnfull Inches North Iowa had rain and plentyof it Tuesday morning and after six days withoutany of humanity lining every space alongthe sional route more score spectators fainted youth died ina fight in Piccadil ly circus in which 20 others were injured Dull skJes tarily threatening drizzle dark ened the jewels1 and the gleam of brighthued uniforms in the coronation procession A throughout lifted how ever at daybreak Ai the of the crowning a fanfare of trumpets a suddenbursting ap plause and the swelling cry of God save the king signalled the event todense packed hun dreds of thousands outside Echoes Over London The cry was caught and echoed over the empires capital while radio wireless and transAtlantic cables and telephones swept the tidings to millions scattered over the lace ot the earth St Jamespark in the streets the crowds stood silence withheads At the conclusion of the corona tion service the Icing ana SSS ktte 3boey for lunch eon before leaving lor the long   

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