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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE 186 Borah Plan Radical One Favors Changing Leaders and Name of Party By CHARLES P STEWART 7 ASHINGTON Sena tor Borahs plan W to resuscitate the republican party is about like kill j ing a sufferer i from some in j curable disease i in order to cure him of it any way and then I naming some one else to take over his earthly l job on the the ory that the new incumbent is the same old indi i vidual That is to say the senator proposes to change the partys nanagement its prin ciples and iUname and then go ahead as jusl what the G O P used to be Thus transmogrified it might go ahead indeed But would it be what it used to be A change in name to be sure isnt altogether an original idea with Senator Other republicans have hinted at it too Dislike New Deal They would like to scoop in those old line democrats especial ly in the south who are bitterly dissatisfied with the new deal but they are skeptical that these folk at least in the south ever would ally themselves with anything bearing the republican designa tion For that matter theyre none loo sure that it is among the pos sibilities to persuade an unrecon structed southerner ever to be anything but a democrat while there remains a democratic party for him to to If only they could trick the new dealers into their democratic label Then in all livelihood a lot of old fashioned den ocrats wiLh no where else to go gravi tate to a party of their own pre ference with a new name The name democratic is what holds them against their other inclina tions the republicans are posi tive of that And they may be partly right Will K rep Name However thore is no chance that the new dealers will aban don their democratic name They recognize it as an asset to them just is the republicans are beginning perceive that theirs has become a liability to them very differently from conditions of oiJen not so many years olden either Accordingly it is up to the re publicans ii anyone to rechris ten themselves If they do not do it nobody will So Borah is ot so out of touch with some G P sentiment in suggesting a nov republican name tl will not actually repel if it doe not capture anti new deal der ocratic votes Antagonizes Hamiltonians When he urges a new manage ment naturally he antagonizes the Jorm D M Hamiltonian regime Still that does not so much matter Chairman Hamilton of the G O P national committee is ac cused by many republicans of having bungled his task they are disposed to indorse a change in managerial methods They do not want hire on the radio They consider his matrimonial troubles a politically bad thing But when it comes to reformed policies The republicans whom Senator Borah criticizes have been too conservator He wants them to liberalize themselves gathering the conservative democrats into their fold Program Is Radical Why Because says the sena tor new deal democracy is too radical Yet the senators program is more radicalism Conservatism overdid itself in Senator Borahs opinion Now he is disposed to let radi calism overdo itself It is the old homeopathic doc trine of Let likecure like Can homeopathy be depended on to hold good Anyway a queer way to get conservative democrats is to offer them a republican or exrepub lican platform of the radical tvpc Yet ii is characteristic of these times Light Frost in North Iowa Seen Possible DES MOIN2S JP A high pressure area which moved into Iowa Wednesciy night and shoved temperatures to unseasocal lows may resrJt in a light frost m the northern portion of the state Thursday the weatherman reported He also forecast cooler tempera tures for the south central and ex treme eastern portions but he added V mperatures are expected to rise throughout the state Friday BALDWIN TALKS PROBLEM OVER WITH CABINET Edward Insists That Wally Be Recognized as Her Royal LONDON Duke of Windsors prenuptial struggle with the British government au thoritative sources disclosed Thursday is for recognition of Mrs WalKs Warfield his brideto be as her royal highness the duchess of The duke it was learned will not even be content to have Mrs WarfieJd become the duchess ol So heated has the dispute be tween the former monarch and the government become that Prime Minister Stanley Baldwins cabinet Thursday reviewed the whole question Having yielded to Windsors de mands that Mrs Warfield become a duchess the ministers stood pat against allowing her to be ad dressed her royal it was reported Both Sides Adamant A source close to the govern ment disclosed that negotiations have been going on for feme time in an effort to bring both adamant sides to a compromise But Wind sor they said is insistent that his bride be called her royal high ness the government that she not be so titled Secret ambassadors from the these sources said have argued and pleaded with the duke but have been unable to con vince him that he alone is entitled to the distinction of being a royal highness because of his royal blood Mrs Warfield they are said to have contended has no such claim because she is a commoner and has not the faintest hope fcr succession to the throne either directly for herself or through any children she might bear Question of Pride Why Windsor is so determined that his future duchess be a royal highness is not known Some informed circles however believe it is a simple question of pride on his part They point out that having both the duke and duchess called royal highnesses would dispel any suggestion that once married they are not of the same regal rank The governments insistence on cutting Mrs Warfields title short after the expected June wedding on the other hand is believed to be based on the intricate question of precedence Difference in Rank In the world of royalty a few words more or less make a vast difference in rank Until now former King Ed ward VIII is understood to have had the backing of the royal fam ily in general But a rift between him and some of his relatives K said to be widening now over the three words her royal high Some of these relatives resent what they deem be the intru sion of an American woman in their affairs Any hopes of the Duke of Windsor ever to return to London are endangered by his fight with the government authoritative sources sid Override Economy Demands on Relief First Aid to Coronation Spectator AH was not joy at the coronation ceremonies Here London Bobbies are giving first aid to a woman who fainted in the bystanders Wednesday Central Press RadioSound Photo Big Problems Face Empire and New King LONDON states men faced about Thursday from the medieval symbolism of the coronation of George VI king emperor of Britain to the mod ern realities of th2 common NORA SPRINGS MASpN CITY WIN arid GoIdEeld in District Baseball Tournament City and Nora Springs high school base wealths most pressing problems ball teams gained the second Prime ministers and represenla Winds Delay Ocean Flyers round of the district tournament BULLETIN LONDON Dick Merrill Amercan aviator took off from Suuthpbrt at p m p m C S X Thursday on a return transatlantic hop to the United the Exchange Telegraph agency said lives of the dominions and of In which began Thursday at Shej SOUTHPORI JP Dick dia having paid their tributes to I field by virtue of victories their monarch and his queen Eliz abeth awaited the call of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin Friday that will open the imperial confer ence Seven years of sweeping change have passed since the empire met last in formal conference in 1930 Attention has turned from inter nal probems of imperial relations and economics to concern for for eign affairs and defense of the empire Faces Trade Barriers Britain confronts a worldob structed by trade barriers dam ming the commerce which sus tains the empire alarmed by threats to its peace structure and rearming competitively Dominion prime ministers now standing equally with officials of Merrill and Jack Lambie got more Goldfield and Albion respecjoad news Thursday whi vexing tively crosswinds delayed their return Mixing their pair of hitswith Atlantic flight five Goldfield errors while Everett Fletcher was holding the Wright county champions to two hits the Mohawks blanked their opposi tion 3 to 0 One miscue was chalked up against Mason City in the field J Nelson and Morgan com posed the Goldfield while Fletcher and Thompson worked for Mason City Nora Springs Floyd county STATUE BLOWN UP AT DUBLIN Explosion Climaxes Irish Demonstrations Against British Coronation DUBLIN Irish Free State The equestrian statue of King George II was blown up Thursday The terrific blast smashed win dows of buildings around the park but no injuries were reported The streets were littered with glass Several hours before the explo sion police discovered a large store of ammunition in the Stephens Green vicinity It was believed the charge was laid under the bss of the statue two weeks ago The monument was badly dam aged Nov 12 1928 by a bomb be lievecl to have been fired as a counter demonstration to Armis tice day celebrations Meetings of demonstration against the coronation of King George VI in London Wednesday passed off without incident A group of men representing them selves as members of the I R A visited the cork office of the Irish Times and demanded removal of a picture of the English king and queen from the newspaper The editor complied to avoid trouble LONDON IS DELIGHTED LONDON George VI and Queen Elizabeth snul ing and rested drove through London streets Thursday after noon in a surprise postcorona tion tour The town was amazed and delighted A closed car bearing their majesties rolled through the Buckingham palace gateway and along the Mall shortly aft er noon Neither the king nor the queen showed the slightest sign of fatigue They and waved at the crowds that surged forward to slow the progress of the limousins as it entered the Mall champ also took advantage of its opponents loose defensive work to nose out the Albion nine by a 5 to 4 count The Marshall county team outhit the Nora Springs boys 7 to 5 but made fourerrors j Only vtao misplays were commit ted by the winners The brother combination Straube and Straube handled the battery assignment for Nora Springs while Maxfield went the route for Albion with Buffington catching The company which previously had agreed to supply them with motion or King Georges coronation to be flown to the United States charged its mind Merrill said They will cairy cnly still pic tures of the coronation he said and thus they will a good deal less money than they had hoped Previously he had ex plained their delay in departure by saying the films wore being brought from London by auto mobile the United Kingdom will ask for a clear statement pol icy at home andabroad They will want to know the em pires stand on the league of na on European affairs on em pire trade and on defense of Brit ains lifeline communications should war engulf it or any of its components For the first time on equal foot ing they will state their own views Changes in Membership There have been some notable changes in the membership of the conference Newfoundland her dominion constitution suspended will not have representa tion Burma separated from the Indian empire will have an ob server for the first time The Irish Free State absorbed in discus sions of its proposed new consti tution will not Britains newly crowned king and queen got a little respite Thursday before starting the 1 The Weather FRANCOS ARMY PRESSES BILBAO Long Battlefront at Some Points Only 5 Miles From City GUERNICA Spain ff Gen FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday and Friday cooler in south cen tral and extreme east possibly light frost in north prirtion Thursday night risinfr Crjiper attire Friday MINNESOTA Fair Thursday niffht and Friday somewhat cooler in southeast not quite so cool in northwestportion light to heavy frost Thursday night rising temperature Friday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 71 Mininrun in Night At 43 Despite the heavy rains of Tues day considerabledust was carried by the rather strong west wind that blew in North Iowa Wednesday whirl ties postcoronation festivi George VI lingered at Bucking ham palace after Wednesdays ex hausting ordeaL He and Elizabeth scanned of the tele graros of felicitation theyreceived from a over the world During the rriornfng the royal Edwards crown the i Francisco Franco northern insur gent army rolled government lines nearer to the isasqus of Bilbao Thursday in a general en gagement along a 15 mile battle front which reached at some points within 5miles of the beleaguered city From the north and the east the insurgent trocps pressed their drive to crush the defenses of the city where refugees have swelled the population to over Insurgent planes prepared the way for the attack bombing and strafing with machine gun fire the Basque entrenchments on the slopes of the green hills Theheights north and just east of Munguia 8milesnorth of Bil bao fell into insurgent hands shortly after the attack opened as wave after wave ofinfantry swept the Basque defenders before them Artillery and the range of the retreating govern ment troops and harassed them into the Munguia itself which steady To the midway on front Basqueartillery shelled the crest of Mount Biscargi in a futile effort to recapture the mountain from which they were driven with losses of one of the mostgrewsome battles of the of fensive swords of state and other jewel studded Coronation syrab were returned in a closed auto mobile to safekeeping in the thickwalled tower of London Gilchrist in Hospital IOWACITY Fred C Gilchrist of is in the University hospital undergo ing a medical examination AMOUNT ASKED BY BY COMMITTEE President Speeds Through Midwest on Way Back to Washington WASHINGTON house appropriations committee overrode economy demands Thursday and recommended a j appropriation for workrelief in the fiscal year bej ginning July 1 i Tne committee reversed a committee which voted 5 to 4 two days ago to hold the appro priation to third less than President Roose velt asked Administration leaders ex pressed confidence the house would approve the full when the measure up next week Will Provide Jobs Harry L Hopkins works pro gress administrator had testified before the subcommittee that the appropriation would provide jobs for an average of workers throughout the next fiscal year That would ne cessitate he added dropping 000 persons now working for WPA He made it plain the entire pro gram was contingent on private industrys being able to absorb the displaced WPA workers a well as millions unemployed who are under the works progress Not to Hopkins declared emphatically he would not persons from the relief rolls would not under he said arbitrarily drop people who are in need of relief and have no employment The bed that you can anticipate at the present time is that economic conditions will permit this No one can be sure of ROOSEVELT WELL FACE CONGRESSIONAL REVOLT ABOARD PRESIDENT ROOSE VELTS SPECIAL TRAIN EN ROUTE TO WASHINGTON UP President Roosevelt sped through the midwest Thursday toward Washington where he will arrive Friday to face a congres sional revolt that is forming against part of his legislative pro gram Postmaster General James A Farley was expected to join the president at Indianapolis late Thursday presumably to dis cuss senate progrsss on the judi ciary reorganization proposal and house consideration of relief and the civilian conservation corps Son Aboard Train James Roosevelt the presidents son who serves as one of his con gressional contact men already was aboard the train He joined his father at Fort Worth Wednesday as Mr Roosevelt end ed a spring fishing vacation with a visit at the home of Elliott Roosevelt another son It was understood that Farley and James Roosevelt met the president before he reached the white house to inform him of last minute congressional develop ments Over the weekend Mr Roosevelt will confewith legis lative leaders in the white house The senate judiciary committee still was working on the plan to reorganize the federal court sys tem Administration spokesmen in the house were fighting a move to cut the presidents 000 work relief appropriation re quest to ccc The house overthrew Mr Roosevelts recommendation that the CCC be made permanent when it voted to extend the agen cy for two years The president apparently was not worried by the developments He Irt Fort Worth at p TO Wednesday He retired early Wednesday night as the train sped eastward He lunched Thursday morning in his private car With the president were his sons Elliottand James Mrs El liott Roosevelt and Mrs Eloise Wells schoolmate of Mrs Roosevelt Thursdays travelingschedule car ried him through Oklahoma Mis souri Illinois aud Indiana LOOK INSIDE FOR WILLIAM E DODD Would Make Dodd Give Name of Billionaire PAGE 2 Roelofs Appointed As Statistician of Iowa PAGE 28 Joe Louis Sees Million on His 23rd Birthday PAGE 15 Buttermakers Attend Session in Mason City PAGE 19 Minnesota Senators Widow Dies in London LONDON Lavinia C GilfiUan 75 widow of Sen ator J B Gilfiilan of Minnesota died Tuesday will be returned to States for burial The body the United GAS HURLED AT STEEL STRIKERS Spread of Walkout Seen as Murray Calls Session ofCommittee PITTSBURGH 7P Police hurled tear gas into a crowd of shouting demonstrating pickets Thursday at the strike closed Ali quippa works of the Jones Lauglilin Steel corporation One man was injured in what Police Chief W L Ambrose said was an attempt to prevent him and Burgess Morgan Sohn from leaving the property after making an investigation of reported vio lence The chief said he arrested a wo man on a charge of assault and battery and inciting to riot Union representatives said 500 picketers were massed at the south bridge gale to the plant when thi stecl helmeted police threw tear gas cartridges into their midst Union Accuses Police The union men charged the po lice attacked without provocation Pickets booedas reserve police arrived Clouds of tear gas rose as a dozen cartridges struck the pavement The pickets retreated and the police drove off in their PICK FORT BODGE AS HOST FOR 1938 Congregational Centennial Conference Urged for Daveuport Fort Dodge wis selected lor the 1938 mettinj place by dele gates to the conference of Congregational churches at the closing session of the 1937 conclave here Thursday morning The invitation to Fort Dodge was extended by Rev L A Lippit of the church there sec onded by the Rev Alexander S Carlson of Mason City An invi tation was also extended by Sioux City through ihf Rev George Pullman the vote by ballot however showed a decided plur ality for Fort Lctge On the recommendation of the Rev W A Snov chairman of the place of mentis committee it was made the sense of the con ference that the centennial con ference be held at Davenport in 1939 Moderator Fred Cram held however that meeting could not bind the 1P38 confer ence Elected Delegates The Rev A H Bavtter Mad rid the Rev P Adalstin John son Grinnell Mrs D R Wess ling Des Moines and Mrs dard Lane Des Mpinesf were elected general council delegates The Rev R B Blyth Burling ton was chosen the 1938 preach I er with the Rev Alberj S Kil I bourn Eagle Grove as Iternate The Rev Stiles Lessly the Rev Paul W Zieke Cedar Falls the Rev Frank Henry Blairsburg and J Irvin Walker Perry were elected to s irve with the Revi Carlsonof Mason City on the nominating committee for the comiig year Laymens Interest Lo the reviews of the symposiums held ernoon centered on the action taken by the laymen conference the report on which was presented by Mr Knudson conference approved the formation of an or ganization of Iowa Congregational laymen and electedProfessor Cram as chairman C V Findlay Fort Dotge vice hailman and Mr Knudson Mason City sec retarytreasurer Representatives ii each district1 were elected as follows Council Bluffs district W Deering At lantic Davenport district D R Holder Cedar Rapids Denmark district O R Joy Keokuk Grin nell district Theodore Thomas Grinnell Mitchell district J C Skow Wesley northeastern dis trict Dr Aiderson Dubuque Sioux district Dr Brerton Em metsburg and Webster City dis trict O S Von Krag Eldora Didnt Support Council It was said Mr Knud son that the majority of men did not support the views of the Oberlin council lor social ac tion on its profit motiveresolu tion seemed to be the general opinion of those present that the application of the teachings o Jesus Christ in the daily livesof individuals was the sure of bringing about the real objectives of the This announcement of the lay cars The strike called after the union and the corporation failed to reach a collective bargaining agreement threatened to spread to other major independent steel pro ducers It was the nations first major steel walkout in 18 years Strike Spread Seen While workers of the two big J L plants in Aliquippa and Pittsburgh remained idle Chairman Philip Murrayof the steel workers organizing commit tee called an executive committee session to mobilize union forces against two producers who have refused to sign collective bargain ing contracts with the union Murray charged the companies Steel Corporation and Youngstown Sheet Tube com reported stocking their plants with tear gas and mu nitions He called the meeting to con sider plansand f or Sat urday Simultaneously the union re ported its members at the Beth lehem Steelcorporation in Johns town had demanded a collective bargaining contract mens action on the cussed social action11 much Jis charter variously received at the confer ence session Several ministers commended ihi action and ex pressed appreciation over activity of laymen in church work Misunderstanding Claim The Rev Stoddard Lane Das Moines retiring moderator main tained he beal clearing up of the ing that has arisen on the councils profit He maintained the chuKclv could hoi consistently support profit motive as thedominant one in an economic society and that it must maintain a consideration social problems Mr Carlson of the local church also pointed out there was a misunder standing of The report tor the ministerial conference was given by the Rev Walter Upton Davenport who pointed out the discussion there to a large centered about liberalism vs conservatism Some he said were rejoicing because ofan evident return to conservatism while others argued j that liberalism own was holding Finds White Toad MARENGO RG Mead reported she found a white toad while searching for white flowers among her lilyoftheval ley plants Reports for Women v xeli concerning for proposals an the ot religious education   

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