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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIH FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PKESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED W1KES MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 197 PLANS COMPLETED FOR SAFETY DAY Dignitaries of State Will Take Part in Observance of SafetyDay in Mason City Thursday n v tEW TVALLACE Superintendent of Motor Vehicle Department PHIL H SPKOTJL Secretary Iowa State Safety Council E A CONLEY Assistant Chief of low Highway Patrol NELSON G KRASCHEL Governor of Iowa JOHN HATTERY Chief of Iowa Highway Patrol JOHN H MITCHELL Attorney General if Iowa HARRY NESTLE Assistant Chief of Iowa Highway Patrol SENATE ASHED Ford Workmen Beat Up 2 High Union Officials TO RATIFY PACT TO KEEP PEACE Roosevelt Urges Agreement Reached by 21 Nations of Americas WASHINGTON Koosevelt recommended to the senate Wednesday approval of a pact pledging 21 American re publics to work together to main tain peace in the western hemis phere The pact and seven other American agreements which the chief executive sent to tht senate for ratification grew out of the Buenos Aires conference hed late last year This country initiated the conference and the preiident himself attended Would Be rlttins Citing the initiative exercised by the United Slates in the meet ing the president said that it would therefore seem to me par ticularly fitting that the United States government bo among the first American governments the ratification of the instruments that the conference adopted thereby giving a further indica tion of the sincerity of the neighbor The eight instruments he ciared the desire and the will of the American peoples to live in peace fine with another and they provide the long await ed merchanisms for insuring the cooperation between nations in dispensable to the maintenance of Maintenance of Peace The first of the conventions listed by the president in his mes sage was described as maintenance preservation and ree3tabiishment of Becoming effective when rati fied by the it would pledge 21 republics in event of a threat of the peace of the Americas to consult and seek a method of mutual collabora tion to maintain peace In of a outside the Americas consultants the pact sets out would seek to determine the proper time and place in vhich the signatory states if they so desire may eventually cooper ate in some action tending to pre serve the peace of the American Stress Nonintervention Another pact described as an additional protocol relative to nonintervention would put the 21 nations on record declaring as inadmissable the intervention of any one of them directly or indirectly and for whatever rea son in the internal or external affairs of any of the signatories For prevention of controver sies a third pact would set up machinery to assure peaceful set tlement of future disputes Per manent bilateral mixed commis sions would seek to eliminate causes of future conflicts and pro pose means of settlements Other conventions include pledging of efforts to complete the PanAmerican highway linking North and South America to pro vide interAmerican cultural re lations and to provide for assis tance in exchanging art exhibi tions as a means of advancing culturalunderstanding Queen Mother Mary Has 70th Birthday LOOK INSIDE FOR HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK Hold Private Fimeral Rites for Rockefeller PAGE 2 Peddlers License at Emmetsburg Protested PAGE 26 May Corn Up 5 Cents on Final Trading Day PAGE 24 Cochrane May Be All Through With Majors PAGE 15 LONDON Queen Mother Mary celebrated her seventieth birthday Wednesday with a lun cheon at her residence at Marl borough House at whicri King George andQueen Elizabeth and all members of the royal family in England were commanded to pay their respects CONCERN ABOUT FLYER EVIDENT Two of Three Planes Taking I Food to Polar Air Base Land Safely MOSCOW toi the safety of IP Mazuruk pilot of one of three transport planes and equipment to the Sovietpolar air base was evident Moscow today when from him 15 hours after the takeoff Two of the planes reported they had landed near the pole one finding the tiny outpost of an ice floe and the other sitting down about 13 miles beyond the earths northern axis and an unannounced distance from the base Unnecessarily Alarming Authorities said they felt the lack of a report from Mazuruk might be unnecessarily alarming It was pointed out that he may have landed near the camp where four of the Soviets air trail pio neers are to live for but failed to report because of a dam aged radio The transport that reached the camp was piloted by Vassily Mol okoff It completed the dash of about 560miles from the Rudolf island base in seven hours and 24 minutes Miss Not Explained The other ship in thehands pi A D Alexieff sat down about 8 a m Brief messages from the po lar outpost thus far did not ex plain why he to lantl at the ice floe camp Ail three pilots are expert in Arctic flying and are among the soviet unions most fa mous airmen Damage to the radio apparatus at the polar base1 interferred somewhat wiih plans to direct the planes The airmen had planned to follow a radio beam into a safe landing Regular ladio communication from the polar remained in effect however STRIKE CALLED IN AUTO PLANT ON WEST COAST Official Brands It First Gun in War Against Henry STttEL STRIKE PAGE 2 DtlROIT group of workmen beat two high officials of theUnited Automobile Work ers of America and chased them away Wednesday afternoon as union members began the distri buiiui of literature at the gates of the Motor companys Rouge Fkhard T Frankensteen direct ing the unions campaign to or ganize Ford was knocked a dozen times His coat was torn fom his back and his face was and bruised Walter Reuther president of the unions west side local suf fered a bloody nose The four men fled along some streetcar tracks the men in work Ing clothes in close pursuit The altercation started on a pedestrian overpass crossing Mil ler road at the Ford plant gate No 4 Pose for Pictures Frankensteen Reuther and the two union men who had just arrived at the plant to dis tribute leaflets entitled unionism not were posing for photographers on the runway when a group of men dressed in working clothes rushed toward them One witness said the fighting started when Frankensteen threw abundle of leaflets into the air and they blew against some men on their way to work Frankenajcen a former college football player went down at the first rush The four men were hustled down astairway to the ground and propelledthrough a group of women wearing arm bands of the U A W A womens brigade The women triedin vain to protect the union men Company Not Involved Afew hours earlier Harry H Bennett Ford personnel director had stated that no attempt would be made by the companys service department to prevent the distri bution of union literature He added that of we cant say what the men will After chasing Frankensteen Reuther and their two compan ions J J Kennedy assistant or ganizational director of theinter national union and Robert Can tor west side local organizer away the attacking group pro ceeded to load the other union representatives most of them passing streetcars Fifteen minutes after ing broke out the crowd had been dispersed Mounted Dearborn city police took no part in the affair confining their activity to keeping spectators FIRST GUN IN WAR AGAINST JBCENRY FORD RICHMOND CaL workersat the Ford assembly here went on a strikeWed nesday and an official of the United Automobile Workers of America declared it was the first gun in the war against Henry Production ceased immediately and a mass picket line around the plant stopped admittance of com pany officials and nonunion workers This is thefirst gun in the war against said Frank Announce 16 Guests for Wedding of Duke Wally MONTS France wedding several of them holding British official positions were announced Wednesday for the June 3 marriage of the duKe of Windsor and Wallis Warfield by Herman L Rogers their American spokesman The guests include Hugh Lloyd first secretary of the British embassy in Paris Sir Walter T Monckton attorney general of the duchy and Laciy Waif ord the Britishminister at Vienna Maj E B will attend with Lady Alexandra Met will be the duke of Wind sors best man The major is the dukes equerry Rogers would net comment on the fact that of 30 invitations sent out only 16 acceptances were re ceived Some personsclose to the Cha teau de Cande where the wedding will take place also attached sig nificance to the fact that Lady Selby will attend without her hus band the minister to Austria However others pointed to the ac ceptance of Thomas another Brit ish diplomat There have been reports that the British government held out to the last against the attendance of Sir Waif ord despite the duke of Windsors pleadings Sir Waif ord was one of Edwards con fidantes duringhis self exile last winter irrAustria theBritish guests who have any official connection with the gov ernment will be at the wedding in a strictly unofficial capacity The British government has insisted that the wedding be unobtrusive with no British official character No member of the royal family iwill FRENCH FLYERS FORCED TO LAND Both Slightly Injured in Mishap on Paris to Tokio Trip T O K IO Japanese Domei news agency reported that the French aviators Marcel Doret and Francois Micheletti made a forced landing along the Tobara coast in Kochi prefecture at p m Wednesday a m Both were slightly injured and taken to a hospital at Kochi Sjioku island seaport They were attempting a ParisTokio flight Slaby president of the local unit of theAutomobile Workers union sffiliated with the committee for industrial organization Slaby de claredthe strike would spread to other Ford units Only 2 Opposing Votes Slaby said only two votes were cast against the strike proposal after all night balloting The day crew voted 628 in favor of the strike and the night shift 268 he said Many workers did not bal lot he explained because they lived some distance from the plant One hundred and fifty pickets went on duty at 4 a m and two hours later a mass line of hun dreds of men was around the plant A telephone girl inside the big plant stated there duction At Detroit Harry Bennett per sonnel director of the Ford Mo tor company said the Richmond plant wasclosed and would be closed permanently if my way about Asked for Transfer He claimed the dispute arose when two workmen asked to be transferred to then demanded their old positions back About 150 workers reported for duty and were met at the gate by picket lines The two groups glared at each other an hour and then the nonunion workers left The plants office force of about 200 persons did hot enter Admittance was refused to ClarenceBullwihkel plant man ager Only one superintendent was admitted to supervise mainten ance A FRENCH PLANE IS SHOT DOWN Machine Gun Bullets From Spanish Rebel Air Fleet Hit Transport BILBAO Spain gun bullets from an insurgent fleet of warplanes downed a French Pyrenees transport plane near this besieged Basque region al capital Wednesday and wound ed the French pilot and a Spanish passenger The plane was damaged badly both by bullets and by the force of a pancake landing or sandy soil near Soelana 13 miles north of here behind Basque government war lines The wounded pilot and passen of four were brought by automobile to Bilbao and placed in a hospital Both are expected to recover All the passengers were Spaniards Elsewhere on the war H EN YE Insurgent Gen Emilio Molas troops advanced to within 8 miles of Bilbao reaching Lemona at the junction of im portant highways leading to the Basque capital The civil popula tion of Lemona has been evacu ated 7 The British freighter Greatend was reported damaged by bombs dropped1 by in surgent airplanes during a raid on the Mediterranean city of Alfneria PERPIGNAN Revolting anar chists innortheastern Spain were reported to have sezed the town of Barbastro and killed 100 per sons The report was denied by the Spanish embassy in Paris Rock Island Jewelry Company Is Held Up by Man and Woman ROCK ISLAND un masked bandits a man and a wo man robbed the Rattner Jewelry company store of between and in diamond rings and about in cash at a m Wednesday Flourishing a revolver the man bound Max Rattners hands and feet and placed him in a wash room The woman then picked the rings from trajs and looted the cash SOME DAMAGE DONE TO CROPS BY HEAVY RAINS Paullina Man Is Drowned in Flood Swollen Creek on His Farm MOINES Wed nesday dead near flood conditions in northern and centralTsections as the results of the downpour of rain as heavy as 2 inches in scattered areas dur ing the past 12 hours The victim of heavy rains was Walter Berrman far mer who drowned in a flood swollen creek on his farm The body was recovered Wednesday The showers probably inflicted somedamage on field crops the bureau said possibly washing out newly planted corn in some places Rivers are rising throughout the state the bureau declared but al though there has been scattered damage it has not been of a serious nature Showers to Continue The forecaster said he expected a stage of four or five feet on the Raccoon river here This will not produce overflow he said He forecast a continuation of tft under showers throughout Thursday The storm was reported to have reached cloudburst proportions at Correctionville where seed washed out on acres of farm land and several buildings in town were damaged The Floyd and Big Sioux rivers near Siotuc City were reported running bank full in soinerplaces and lowlands bordering the Sig Sioux near Akron were flooded A crest of feet was reported in the Floyd river Its stage at James Wednesday morning feet a rise feet during the night Sharp Rises Expected The Big Sioux reached a stage of at Akron Wednesday morning Sharp rises in both riv ers were expected during the day but observers said they believed there would be no flood danger Rain reports released this morn ing by the weather bureau in Storm Lake inches Pocahontas Des Moines Ottumwa Qsceola Mt Ayr Keckuk Lamoni Sioux City 22 Charles City 17 Jowa Falls 30 Dubuque 92 Davenport 48 Omaha 63 Rock well Cityand Chariton Mason City had inches rain in the past 24 hours and Garner reported nearly two inches since morning The Weather FORECAST IOWA Mostly thun dcrshowers in west and north portions Wednesday afternoon or in south and southeast Wed nesday night and probably Thursday morning somewhat cooler and north por tions Wednesday night and in southeast Thursday MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday somewhat cooler in cast to night warmer in west Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 71 Minimum in Night 60 At fc A M Wednesday 61 Rainfall Indies KRASCHEL WILL HEAD GROUP OF VISITORS HERE State Officials to Gigantic Parade Will Feature Occasion A delegation of distinguished visitors headed by Gov N G Kraschei and including prominent personalities in national and state safety circles will aid Mason City Thursday in its observance of Safety Day This special day has been set aside in recognition of the value of safety by the Gerro Gordo County Safety Council of which Dr C F Starr is chairman Governor Kraschel will be the speaker of the day at the cere monies Thursday Others from the statehouse who have expressed their intention to be present Thursday include John Mitchell Lew Wallace superin tendent of vehicle de partment John Battery chief of the Iowa state highway safety pa trol and Phil H Sproul executive secretary of the Iowa State Safe ty Council Dignitaries to Attend Other Iowa figures well known for their efforts in behalf of safe ty who will attend Mason Safety Dsy observance are Harry Nestle Carroll assistant chief of the highway patrol Conley Marshalltown assistant Bullet Blamed for Powder Explosion That Killed 3 Boys SCOTTSDALE moreland county authorities blamed a bullet Wednesday for an explosion that killedthree boys and demolished a powder store house near Scottdale Tuesday night A broken rifle found nearone of the bodies Jed investigators to believe the boys had used the warehouse as a target One cart ridge was discharged Coroner A McMurray iden tified the boys as Wilbur Each rist 16 and Boyd Long 16 stu dents at Scottdale high school and Howard Stull 15 of Huntingdon 5 DEAD 2 DYING AFTER COLLISION Truck and Small Automo bile in Headon Crash in New York CATSKILL N At least five men were killed and two were dying in consequence of a headon crash between a New Jersey truck and a small Massachusetts automo bile near West Coxsackie early Wednesday Lieut Hervey A Eeator of the state police said Lieut Keator said he had de termined the number who died in the flaming wreckage of the two vehicles questioning a sur vivor Joshua Cohen 21 Dorches ter at a hospital here The bodies of three of Cohens companions are unaccounted Keaicr sad as he investigated the headoi collision and burning of the twc machines There were six men in the au tomobile Apparently there were two men in the truck and both were SAFETY DAY PROGRAM Thursday May I 8 of safety lane in front of Cecil theater on Washington avenue southwest underdirection of Chief of Police HaroldJ Wolfe 12 e a c e officers conference starts with luncheon at Hotel Hanford Sheriff Tun Phalen in charge 3 Parade line of march will be south on Federal avenue to State street east on State to Delaware avenue south on Delaware avenue to First street southeast weston First street southeast to South Federal ave enue north on Federal avenue to State street west on State street past the reviewing stand on Washington north on Wash ington 4 program at Central park reviewing stand highlighted by Gov N G Kraschels address raising ceremonies Restaurant Men Meet DES MOIWES hun dred representatives of the Iowa restaurant industry were here Wednesday for the opening ses sion of the Iowa Restaurant Own ers association convention Thursday Is STRAW HAT DAY In This Community Mason Citys Leo Da has proclaimed that Thursday May 27 1937 shall be Straw Hat Day And so men off with the old and on with the new straw chief of the highway patrol Les H Wilke Carroll treasurer of the Iowa State Safety Council Lloyd Edson Marshalltown president of the Marshall County Safety Coun cil Matthew Thninpscn Fort Dodge president of the Webster County Safety Council and Roy Nebergall of Des Moines secre tary of the Iowa Sheriffs associa Adam H Liatz Lakewood Ohio will be present as the representa tive of the National Safety Coun A noon luncheon will be fol lowed by a school of instruction for all peace officers andothers in Cerro Gordo county interested in the enforcement of traffic rule Sheriff Tim Phalen will conduct the school To Have Safety Parade A gigantic safety parade will be held in the afternoon at 3 oclock and in it will be represented every town and organization in Gordo county interested hi Several thousand school children from Mason City and other county points will participate in parade The program willbe in Central park in late afternoon when the hoisting of the Cerrb Gordo County Safety councils safety flag will be completed The flag will fly from a 60 foot pole in the southwest corner of Gen tral park just west of the Mason City Brick and Tile company building There also will the speaking stand be erected and amplification devices provided This flag will fly at full staff as long as the county has no fatal accident When afatality occurs the be lowered and a small will be sewed on a cornerofthe flag It wiU ihen be raised to half staff and fly for 24 hours under a black flag at the topyOf the pole The mourning bars will Aesig nate at all have been in the county the cur rentVear At this day   

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