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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE7 NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XUII FIVE CENTS A COPV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND CJNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 22 1937 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OF TWO1 SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 194 Why Justice Is Quitting Van Devanters Reasons for Retiring Discussed By CHARLES P STEWART A S H N GTON CPA The reasons for Jus tice Willis Van Devaiiters res ignation from the federal su preme bench probably never will be told ex cept as a mat ter of uncon firmed report H o w e ver I have this story from one of his rather near rel atives who I believe is fully acquainted with the facts The yarn is somewhat psthetic as 1 heard it EHOUR MESSAGE BILLiON RELIEF IS SOUGHT FOR DROUGHTAREAS Farm States Congressman in Announcement After Seeing Wallace WASHINGTON Connery of the house labor committee said Saturday President Roosevelt would send a Russians Set Up Their Base at North Pole MOSCOW A group of Russian scientists began building a meteorological station 12 miles from the north pole Saturday after a historic flight to the top of the world Four of the men who made the will remain at the pole for For one thing the om man s messagc to congress Monday reca year studying weather condi feelings appear to been des omrnendjng legislation covering tions and establishing a base that pcrately hurt After what he had mjnjmurn wages maximum hours it is hoped will be an adjunct of Insurgent Plane Strafes French Town BOSS CALLS ON Bflv ftntwQ nnw MINE STRIKERS OUT nuunuLu supposed generally vas considered an honorable record he discov ered that he is classified today as and limitations on child labor Connery made the statement airplane service of after a conference with the presi an eventual MoscowSan Francisco dangerous j dent He said he introduce arctic the recommended legislation in the warn house and Chairman Black D a reactionary He would have to stand pat until the pending supreme court issue is over but he simply j tge woujd offer g simjar Mj couldn t endure being one of the senate goats any longer Cant Change Views Moreover while he cant change his views he has begun to think Ala of the senate labor commit A few minutes earlier John L Lewis said the C I O was quite in support of such legislation The bill Connery said would that maybe they ARE out of date I provide for a board of three to es He still believes that they are j tablish a flexible work week of right but wonders whether he has from 35 to 40 hours a basic min not outlived his usefulness He I imum wage of a week and a had not supposed so but he has prohibition against movement in lost confidence in his generation interstate commerce of products of He remains loyal to tha supreme children under 16 court Yet his theory is possibly IIP can best defend its prerogatives by getting weakening C I O Supports Plan They have with them a little dog whose barking will them of the approach of predatory polar which they intend to augment their diet of concentrated foods IS Months Food The men intend to make a trip over the ice to the north pole spend 24 hours there and plant three flags where Peary planted the American flag in of red silk bearing Josef Stalins por trait one with the crest of the soj viet union and the blue flag of the Russian arctic administration Food and fuel for 18 months a collapsible house and scientific equipment is to be dropped by President Roosevelt s case for de cf new laoor standards legislation V A f oujJiiuiw re Meanwhile John L Lewis said or after a white house conference that the C I O was quite in support manding the packing of the bench as its opponents describe the administration plan He announced his conung retire if it covers minimum wages max the ice floe where the airplane crew is drifting They are at the scene where 23 years ago on April 6 1909 Ad miral Robert E Peary his Ameri can Negro aide Matt Henson and imum hours and a ban on child v jlaThe chief of the committee for four Eskimos planted the Ameri ment just at the psychological industriai organization and Sidcan moment best calculateo to throw president cf the a crimp into the executive clothing Workers sions supreme court reorgamza who is a c L Q oaicm Stayed 30 Hours Peary and his men stayed hours The Russians 30 cussed fiie question with the pres very prosperity carries tion program Will Others Retire Will not other oldtimers on the bench retire similarly at similar strategic moments making the court packing policy appear less and less necessary every time the occasion arises for a test vote on capitol hill Isnt it in short a supreme j 5aid Saturday they would seek a court conspiracy to defeat court sl000 increase in the time after time pending federal relief appropria Van Devanter is the ideal one 10 Jo be earmarked for drought begin it He is the justice j in point of service HE is 78 He j To Scck Amendments is denounced as an ultrareaction Irom North and South ary There is no justice whom the Dakota KansaSj Montana and ident Our with it seeds of Lewis said calling attention to in creased mechanization in the min ing steel and other industries Congressmen from farm states I facing another drought this year administration is more anxious to i oklaWma offset than the aged Taft ap pointee More to Come There will be mora of these psychological moments in the course of the presidential fight to made this announce ment after a lengthy conference Saturday forenoon with Secre tary Wallace and other adminis tration farm and relief leaders We will fight for an amend ment to the relief remake the federal judiciary j appropriation in the The individual justice retiring will be sacrificing hivnseli on the supreme courts altar But he will be doing it on full supreme court pay He could not do this formerly If he quit his pay stopped unless he got an especial congressional allowance But as part of the Roosevelt court program congress passed an act providing pay for retired justices COURT BATTLES MAY DRAG OUT Billion Dollars Collected in AAA Processing Taxes Are Disputed WASHINGTON ff Agricul ture department lawyers said Saturday court battles over a bil lion dollars collected in orocessing taxes under the original AAA may drag out for several years About in processing taxes on wheat cotton hogs and other major farm products had Senator Frazier RN a leader of the delegation said af ter the conference Frazier said a dozen counties in North Dakota already faced total crop loss this year and added that the same thing was true in parts of other midwestern states The delegation said Wallace and works progress and resettlement Rdministration leaders were very sympathetic in the conference Plan Tapering Off Senator Nye RN Dak con tended the relief bill as approved tentatively by Ihe house so restricted expendi ture of funds that emergency aid for drought victims this year would be impossible He said present plans called for tapering off all drought area relief by Oc tober I a time when another se vere drought was threatened Asked if the additional billion dollars for drought relief would conflict with administration econ omy moves and recommendations of President Roosevelt Nye said Economy cannot be consid ered when human lives are jeop Nye would been paid into the treasury before ommittee of federal agencies to January 1936 when the supremo i work with state officials in plan court ruled the levies unconstituj ning a long time program for the tional and voided the AAA bowl and states to the north added that Wallace soon appoint a coordinating control program The court last Monday declined to act on the claim of a cotton textile company that it was en titled to recover it had paid in processing taxes It held that processors must prove the taxes were not passed on con sumers This is expected to lead to many individual suits House Approves Figure House debate on the appropria tion will continue Monday al though a vote of 210 to 128 gave tentative approval late Friday to the administrations 000 request for workrelief in the year beginning July 1 The vote was one of a series taken on attempts to amend the for good for it is proposed that this north pole weather station shall be permanent fixed on the ice under which Peary found feet of Polar sea The historic landing xvas made Friday morning by members of an expedition of 42 men who are based on Rudolf island in the Arctic ocean north of the Euro pean continent For the polar landing the four motored Russian designed plane USSRN170 was selected It took off at 5 a Friday with Mik hail Vodopianov whose Arctic flights have won him the title Hero of the Soviet at the controls and Prof Otto Schmidt Russias leading Arctic expert in j command i Landed on Ice At a the plane circled wide over the pole and at a it was landed safely on the ice 20 kilometers 12 miles from the pole News of the landing was flashed at once from the planes radio set to Moscow During the message however the planes transmitter broke down and only Friday night when the little group of ex plorers succeeded in establishing a station on the ice was com munication restored Ivan Papanin is to remain as head of the permanent mission With him will be Urnst Krenkel radio man Peter Shirshov hydro biologist and Eugene Fejorov magnetologist Used Four Planes The 42 men in the expedition left Moscow March 22 in four four motored planes of the ANT6 type and one twomotored plane of the ANT7 type all Russian designed and made They arrived on Rudolf island April 19 and awaited good weather for the final flight Many men have stayed on the great ice barrier at the edge of the Antarctic sea on the way to the south pole but the north pole has seen only thePeary expedi tion on the ice and airplane and balloon expeditions which merely flew over it LOOK INSIDE FOR GLADYS MacKNIGHT Accuses 19 Year Old Sweetheart of Murder PAGE 2 State Treasury Balance to Be Over 4 Millions PAGE 10 Hog Market Shows Advance in Past Week PAGE 16 Vlason City in Finals of Baseball Tourney PAGE 11 When the levies were ruled in bill The house rejected proposals valid the supreme court returned to change the relief sum to 000 000 taxes impounded by various courts during tests of the law Congress later imposed a wind fall tax of 80 per cent on tie re funded levies unless processors could show they had absorbed the tax Government lawyers said about was tied up n the windfall tax cases in addiion to the originally col lected Secretary Wallace said refunds tn cotton mills amounted to to flour mills and to meat packers I tulip festival continued Saturday and Leaders expected the senate ap propriations committee to have hearings on the measure as soon as the house passes it The first senate witness will be Harry L Hopkins works progress admin istrator Tulip Festival Continues ORANGE CITY fivi thousand tulips waved a wel come to visitors as the Orange City The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Saturday night and Sunday somewhat warmer Sunday MINNESOTA Fair Saturday niffht and Sunday somewhat warmer in west and south por tions Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette xveather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 71 Minimum in Niyht 44 At 8 a in Saturday 56 WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO out look for the period May 24 to 29 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys Generally fair Monday showers Tuesday and south portion Wednesday generally fair remainder of week warmer Monday cooler middle of week warmer toward close NO ACCUSATION FROM INQUEST Suspect Still Questioned in Murder of Anfinson at Corwith PICTURE ON PAGE 2 coroners jury investigating the death of Bert Anfinson 47 tavern operator found slain reported Saturday af ternoon he met death from blows on the head inflicted in an un known No mention was made at the in quest of a suspect Frank Weider 50 intimate friend of the slain man who is being held in jail at Algona Nine witnesses testified at the inquest conducted by Coroner Kenneth F Boughton held in the First State bank building Daughter Is Hysterical The daughter oi Weider Louise had been employed in the beer parlor was questioned in connection with the case She was reported to be hysterical as a re sult of the slaying and was kept in bed under the care of a phy sician Weider was arrested and his house searched The shirt he was wearing contained splatters of blood which he explained by stating he had killed a chicken The Weiders do not keep chickens and officers could find no trace o a chicken on his place Visited Scene of Crime Previous to his arrest Weidei was in the group of many spec tators who visited the scene o the crime Unusually large crowds gathered about the town Friday This was Corwiths first murder Preliminary tests of the shirt in dicated the blood was not that of a chicken but the shirt was sent to Washington for further checking PARIS OFFICIALS CONDUCTPROBE 45 Killed and 75 Wounded in Rebel Bombardment of Madrid Boycott Bothers Duke He Takes Up Knitting CERBERE FrancoSpanish Frontier of four Spanish insurgent warplanes machine gunned the streets of this French village Saturday during a raid on Spanish Portbou just across the border scattering panicky towns folk and injuring a small boy Spanish border officials said the planes were The French government began an investigation immediately upon receipt of protests from the en raged people of Cerbere who gathered at the mayors home to demand better protection from the frontier warfare between the Spanish government and the in surgents The at once to higher authorises who ordered the inquiry Barely Miss Patrol Witnesses to the attack said the insurgent plane which with oth ers of an escadrille participating in the latest of a series of insurgent attacks on Portbou turned its ma chine guns on Cerbere from a height of feet The slugs barely missed a patrol of French customs guards stand ing on the border which separates Cerbere from Portbou The two towns are adjacent on the Med iterranean coastal end of the FrancoSpanish border A French boy in the street at Cerbere was hurt by a rock thrown up by one of the slugs In all more than 40 bullets fell Fly in Froni Sea Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 What happened to Bert An finson of Corwith 2 Who won the much publi cized baseball pitching duel be tween Carl Hubbell and Jerome Dizzy Dean 3 Whom did Cardinal Munde lein of Chicago call an Austri an paperhanger and a poor one at that Juan Negrin is premier of what government 5 What justice of the su preme court announced he would retire 6 What Mason City man was named democratic national com mitteeman 7 The tenth anniversary of what notable event in aviation history was observed the past week 8 For what crime was Helen Tiernan of New York held 9 What United States senator charged a racket in AAA farm benefit payments 10 Revolution broke out and was quelled in what Balkan country ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 F SAILING SEASON Starts Cruise on Potomac After Opening Congress Ball Game WASHINGTON The four planes three of them Roosevelt opened his spring sailing trimotored bombers and the other j season Saturday with a weekend a pursuit craft flew in from the A misplaced wheelbarrow blacksmith shop near the in a beer tavern was investigated on the be lief that it might have been used as a means of transporting the body from the scene of attack to the site the body was found Anfinsons daughter Mrs Vir ginia McCellan was taken by rel atives out of town The body has been taken to the Fulton funeral home in Belmond Mr Fulton is a brotherinlaw of Anfinson Testify at Inquest W H Perkins section foreman told of discovering the body early Friday and Carl Bliss another section foreman described re maining at the scene of the slay ing xvhile Perkins notified others W O Kirchgatter oil station op erator and Art Tabb and John Tabb told of reaching the scene of the slaying Injuries suffered by Anfinson were described by Dr D F Shaw of Britt and Dr P E Walley Clarence Galloway mail carrier and J L Oxley testified Anfin son was a peaceful and law abid ing citizen On the coroners jury were William Wood chairman Wal ea and began bombing the Span sh side of the border swinging in circles over Portbou and Culera A dozen projectiles exploded along the railroad leading into France Then incendiary bombs which did little damage were dropped Suddenly a Spanish antiair craft battery set up on the heights just across the border spat fire at the planes The pursuit ship dove down to attack the battery its bul lets spraying Cerbere as well GETS SECOND TERRIFIC BOMBARDMENT IN 2 DAYS MADRID UP The second terrific rebel bombardment of Madrid in two days killed 45 per sons and wounded 75 others Satur day unofficial estimates reported and again heavily damaged the heart of the capital The insurgent artillery began shelling Madrid at 6 s m They kept it up for 4V3 hours raining big shells into the Gran Via sec tion and elsewhere in the center of the city Refugees to whom bombings are almost a daily experience in the United States embassy ate break fast to the scream of rebel shells but no one left the table when the embassy windows were shattered by detonations Women and Children The bombardment followed similar one Friday when 20 were killed and 60 wounded including women and children Several windows of the Amer ican embassy building were smashed during a 4 hour bom bardment Saturday Shells fell particularly as us ual in the Gran Via Madrids broadway and in streets adjoin ing Others fell in the socalled neutral zone in which the Ameri can and other embassies are situ ated Hit Residential Area Some shells fell also in the Bar rio de Salamanca residential zone which had not hitherto been hit About 120 shells most of them of 6 inch caliber fell in a wide area over the city Two shells hit the Central hotel which houses the foreign corps Both crashed down the elevator shaft and exploded in the empty cellar Rooms of two United Press staff correspondents were shaken by the concussion cruise down the Potomac river aboard the U S S Potomac He was to go aboard at 4 p m at Quantico returning to the white house late Sunday It will be his first weekend cruise this spring his favorite form of relax ation after a week of work Before he boarded the Potomac Mr Roosevelt planned to throw out the first ball to start the annual baseball game between teams rep resenting congress and the press galleries A Modern Girl Sidetracks Love lace Chism and L O Miller A post mortem was conducted and Anfinsons stomach sent to Iowa ity for analysis at the request of the state bureau of investiga ion Arrangements for the funeral of Anfinson Sunday afternoon at he Belmond Methodist church were made Receives New Sweater in Wool of MONTS France UP The Duke of Windsor seriously wor ried over a virtutl British govern ment boycott of his wedding has resorted to knitting to soothe his jangling nerves it was understood Saturday As the result it was said Mrs Wallis Warfielr has a new sweater which he knitted for her in wool of the new Wally Blue shade It was finished Friday night and pre sented to her Saturday morning Since the governments ostra cism campaign it was said the duke has become more and more nervous slept sc badly that he knitted and purled on the sweater assiduously until late at night Busy ConsolingHim It was reporVd that Mrs War kept busy consoling the Events of ihe last two days have filled him with bitterness against the government it was re ported and have been a severe blow to his pride First denied the attendance of members of his own family at his wedding to Mrs Warfield on June 3 only 10 days hence the duke now has been denied even the privilege of a religious ceremony It was thought at first that a clergyman of the Chjrch of Eng land might be authorized to offici ate then that the local French Protestant minister might act But even the French Protestant minis ter announced Friday night I must refuse tr marry them because I oppose the lemarriage of divorced To Use Waliis Warfield it was learned Saturday will be married with the same traditional ring of British royalty she would have received had Edward been able to make her his queen A source close to rhe Chateau de Cande household t jsclosed the duke will slip a wedding ring of Welsh gold similar to those worn by other wives of Britains royalty on Mrs Waifields third finger during the civil mamage cere mony The former British monarch will follow the tradition of his younger brothers the Dukes of Gloucester and Kent who gave their brides rings fashioned of gold from Wales The wedding ring was expected to arrive from a Parit jeweler over the weekend As the wedding date approached French officials increased their guard around the chateau adding a full night watch with 16 gen darmes patrolling the wooded es tate Marcia was a modern girl She was intelligent and she was talented Her demureness ba lied her business sense but as ter she intended to make the most of it Her unquenchable bright spirit refused to be sub dued by the clutching fingers of the shadows about her She loved her work Thus even when HE came into her life she reasoned Love Is for Tomorrow By VIRGINIA SCAIXON Beginning in the Next Issue TWIN FORMING INSIDE OF BABY 13 Months Old Girl Will Undergo Operation to Remove Embryo PORTLAND baby girl 13 months old will undergo an operation at Chil drens hospital next for re moval of a twin that has developed in her abdominal cavity It is one of the rarest medical phenomena Medical books con tain only brief references to the subject which is called teratoma Xrays showed almost a com plete skeleton within the babys abdomen The girl was not iden tified She was brought here from Douglas county for treat ment Due to Cell Division Dr Richard B Dillshunt head the University of Oregon med Jcal school said the growth is caused by a cellular division oc curring shortly after conception Occasionally he said there have been records of where one twin partially developed inside the body of another but seldom has the skeleton developed so fully as in this case The little girl is normal in every other respect Dr DiUehunt said She eats and sleeps regularly Specialists Childrens specialists were com ing here from all parts of the northwest to watch the operation Doctors said the success op eration would depend on whether the inner body has developed ad hesions The embryo s a parasitic growth the doctor said and is not alive in the that an un born childis aJjvn IN COAL SHAFT Michigan Unrest Continues With New Strike b Plant WILSONVILLE S Pfaler president oi the Super ior Coal company descended 300 feet into his mine No 4 Saturday to talk facetoface with coal miners who have gone on strike in damp galleries under the Emerging after an hour below Pfaler said they appear very He said there now remain only 326 of the estimated 515 who an nounced over the mine telephone Thursday night that they werent coming up until the company re distributed work to include min ers made idle by new construction on mine 1 at Eagerville Will Get Together Pfaler said he did not negotiate with strike leaders The only ref erence to a settlement he said was when a miner called to him Well well get together some Pfaler said he replied We always have and will in this Pfaler warned strike leaders that he was returning Saturday night to Chicago and must go tc Washington on business early next week There will be no set tlement without his presence here he said The miners came to the surface Saturday in groups of 40 bathed greeted their families and de scended again Test of Loyalty John Fisher president of Pro gressive Miners association local No he had two reasons for bringing the men up to the bath house For one thing the toys were getting pretty he ex plained and for I wanted to test their loyalty A sort of a feeler Any of the boys that wanted to could have quit But they didnt They all went back to carry on the They refused to heed thede mand of Joe Ozanic president of the PMA that they abandon the strike Ready to Negotiate Said Fisher Were willing to negotiate but the strikers will not make the first Replied company President Fred F Pfaler The same thing stands here We will not make the first move but we are willing to nego A delegation of strike leaders headed by Thomas Solbie of Gil lespie went to the Eagerville mine Saturday and induced 40 PMA top men at work on a new steel tipple to walk out in sympathy with the men in the galleries 300 feet at Wjlsonville PLAN DRIVE TO UNIONIZE FORD COMPANY WORKERS DETROIT 7P Labor unrest persisted in Michigan Saturday with a new strike in a General Motors plant an automobile lock factory being discontinued and plans advancing for a drive to un ionize Ford employes The new strike began in the Chevrolet parts manufacturing plant at Saginaw Friday night when workers walked out and formed a picket line around the factory which has employes The nature of the dispute was not known The United Automobile Workers of America which has an agree ment with General Motors and the Chevrolet management were repozted to have been negotiating over the unions complaints when the strike began The union brand ed the strike Moved From Toledo The factory was moved to Sag inaw from Toledo some time ago because of labor troubles in the Ohio city The Yale and Towne Manufac turing company announced late Friday that it was discontinuing its operations in Detroit saying they had not been profitable The fac tory produced automobile locks and its employes varied from 400 to upon the demand for its product The plant had been closed since March 9 when U A W A mem bers began a sit down Police and deputy sheriffs ejected the strikers April 14 Met With Union Maurice H McMahon company attorney said that although we have been told repeatedly by the U A W A that they knewmore about our affairs than operation was profitable We have had meeting after meeting with the union but have been un able toreach A settlement Walter presidentj of the unions west side local dis puted this laststatement assert
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