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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                MEMORIAL DAY NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII ASSOCIATED PRESS JSXF lNITED PRESS EUli LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 31 1937 F R Seems Confident StewartIsnt Sure He Wont Win on Court GERMANS SHELL SPANISH PORT By CHARLES P STEWART A S H I N GTON CPA observers from i c 1 o s eup un l doubtcdly are Vthe opinion that the United States supreme court by up 1 holding the so j cial security law definitely d e feated Presiden Roosevelts plan to enlarge the i high tribunals i membership as I no longer neces sary Personally 1 am not so cer tain It was intimated from the whit house directly after the social se curity ruling that the presiden still was in no frame of mind eve to accept a compromise Then was the time for him to adopt a conciliatory attitude with a fairly good grace if ever Inasmuch as he did not do it I infer that he continues to feel confident of win ning And F D is a mighty com petent politician F DR Confident K he were convinced that he is beat on tu supreme court issue I surmise that he would have availed himself the opportunity to say in effect Well Ive frightened the court into acquies V program ing at Let it go at that Thushe could havesaved his face as the Orientals express it he had been afraid oE losing face UopelfesJy again to quote theOrientals by an outright con gressionarrejection recom mendation Since hedid not take advan tage of this chance Iconjecture MOVE TO AVENGE BOMBARDMENT OF NAZI BATTLESHIP 19 Known Killed in Fleets Attack on Almeria Grave International Tension Seen as French and British Hold Consultations LONDON bristling guns German warships battered the Spanish government port of Almeria Monday in the first open at laCk Nineteen personsVere known killed including five women and one child an official Spanish government report announced The port was destroyed the nazi government said to avenge bombardment of the battleship Deutschland m wmclv 24 Geiman sailors were killed and 82 wounded 18 of them critically 5 international tension developed rapidly There was danger that the 27 nation European committee lo localize the Spanish war mielltTSheee naUgofernmentSmounced its readiness to withdraw flom the committee to permit a free hand in dealing with theMadud Valencia government The German fleet was ordered toSpanish waters to aid fighting ships already There underorders to shoctatsightany Sparushxgovr Mason City Pays Tribute to War Dead LOOK INSIDE FOR riot participate in ert v o parcpae n tem neutrality patrol to prevent arms and munitions sSin noY sessions of the nonintervention committee to as longs no sin no sessions o e nonnerve guarantee is given that such happenings will not recur a Berlin the lawmakers take But Safe It will be a tight squeak The house of representatives in deed will act as per orders from communique asserted British foreign secretary thony Eden appealed to Germany to take no action which would render the present grave situa tion more serious The French naval ministry ana the British admiralty hastily con sulted each other Foreign offices of the two nations were in fre quent telephonic communication Session Is Postponed ment attacks on an Italian war vessel 1 Italy Backs Germany Italy would align herself firmly with Germany an Italian spokes man two nations are linked in friendslup accord on European problems and were the first major powers to recognize Generalissimo Franco who would set up an authoritarian govern thTwhUe house but the senate is I The neutrality committee post 1J s in on the ltalian iascist Lilt I mt j4 i n1v in PXlVaOlUl L n GEN SENJURO HAYASIH Announce Resignation of Japanese Cabinet PAGE 2 FIVE DEAD AND 88 INJURED IN STRIKE RIOTING 73000 Steel Workers in Five States in Fifth Day of Idleness By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Approximately 73000 workers affected by the five state steel strike started their liflh day of idleness Monday after a Sunday of bloody rioting left five men dead and 88 persons injured The violence broke out at the South Chicago plant of the Re public Steel corporation when more than 1000 strikers and sym pathizers clashed with 200 police men who shouted warnings that the companys properly would be protected Outnumbered five to one the officers attempted to stop the on rush by wielding clubs and lire Damage of in Burt School Flames STATE RIBBON Davis Cup Players Buy Tickets for Ocean Jaunt SPORTS PAGE Iowa Highway Toll of 1937 Rises to 181 DES MOINES the highways in Iowa this week end exacting a toll ot eight lives with Memorial day but a few hours old The bodies of two youths drowned in Iowa rivers wen covered during the weekend A total of 32 lowans died vio lent deaths in the state during the week Eighteen perished in high way accidents raising the high way death toll from 104 to 181 foi the year About 150 died in high way accidents during the same period last year Victims on Highways The Sundy highway acciden victims were Glen Clifford Archibald 18 Centerville Ellis Paul 25 Chicago 111 John P Armstrong Chicago 111 An unidentified boy 16 Carl Garber 35 Versailles Mo The two drownings brought t six the total drowning victim in Iowa Ibis week Memorial HIP while nouse out me senate a gamble However the president poned momentarily an a samuii t 11 in nary session to hear German rep resentations on Saturdays bom the senate too He is so good a judge odds that I do not deemit safe to bet The president has arguments on his side as well as against him 5 to 4 Decisions It is to be remembered that the supreme courts proadministra tion decision on the social security act was in part another of those 5 to 4 findings In the latest in f stance the odd vote was down the new deals alley not the other way but 5 to 4 is a narrow mar gin The supreme courts new deal erishncss then cannot be insured by a few current decisions It needs to be a completely madeover supreme court as the it Wants Thorough The administration is skeptical that thesupreme court as a body has had a complete change of heart Its policy is to do the job thor oughly Incidentally the administration wants for political reasons to ap point Senator Joseph T Robinson as retiring Justice Van De Van ters supcessor He is so conservative that it will take several liberals to offset him No wonder the white house de mands six new supreme court seats lo balance Robinson resena bardment of the Deutschland by Spanish warplanes in the harbor of Ibiza Spanish Mediterranean isle to await developments There was no exact announce ment Germanys next step The communique to the neutral ity committee observed warning ly that the reich will decide ac cording to its own ideas on mea sures to be taken toward the red rulers A German foreign office spokes man intimated there would be no immediate warlike sending additional ships to Spain he said was to relieve fighting craft already there and to provide convoy for the damaged Deutschland and other returning warships Excitement in Germany All Germany was roused ever to high pitch of excitement Crowds gathered before the for eign office and the reichschan cellery German officialdom rushed to the foreign office for consultation A Berlin spokesman said the Almeria port was destroyed after brief volley from Spanish bat teries that the Ger man menofwar carefully re frained from endangering civi liansarid that the attack was t strictly a military reprisal The MadridValencia govern ment however reported the death Germanys violent action was because the Deutschland incident was a repetition of previous at tacks a German foreign office spokesman said and followed re peated warnings The death of six Italian officers under bombardment by Spanish government cralt he asserted was the first such case and for that reaspn Italy contented herself with vigorous warning Coast Batteries Reply Coast batteries replied with about 60 shots It appeared as though one of the destroyers was hit At a m a m IOWA ROSE SOCIETY INDlANOLA Iowa State Rose society will hold its annual meeting June 12 and 13 in Indianola So They John Waszak Wisconsin farmer admitting he set the dynamite charge that blew up his house killing his wife and eight of their 10 children I walked away slow ly because I thought maybe it would get me too O H Allbee Marshalltown Memorial day speaker in Mason City We mourn but more than that wecherish the memory of ihosc who laid down their lives for their country Mayor Edward J Kelly of Chi following a riot at the Re public Steel plant It is the duty of the police to protect life and property and they will fulfill that duty 3 t civilians announced that persons were injured that louses were destroyed and others badly damaged More than 200 shells were pumped into the city in the hal lour attack at early morning Cabinet Quits One heavy German way vessel and four destroyers participated ihe Febus Spanish government news agency reported And as the attack added to the troubles of Spains republican government war against insur gents oi Generalissimo Franco recognized as head Spain by Germany and Italy there were in surgent reports that Dr Juan Ne CST the German squadron eased fire and steamed away aying a smoke screen behind il The coast battery observatory clearly distinguished the German colors flying from enemy warship as they approached Almeria vi Cabo de Gata continuing unti hey were opposite Roqueta where they turned to steam dl rectly toward Almeria Spreading out in battle for mation they obstructed all en trance to the bay They likewise departed via Caba de Gata steaming east Buildings Destroyed A number of buildings were destroyed in the city The number of killed and wounded cannot for the moment be estimated Work of clearing away the debris is now beginning A pursuit plane on a scouting flight was able to ob serve that the withdrawing Ger man squadron steamed in the di rection of Melilla The German warships also fired on fishing smacks in use as mine sweepers in the same zone vhere a few days ago an English destroyer struck a mine MAYOR BLAMES OUTSIDE MOBS Chicago Police Confident o Their Ability to Handle Any Riots CHICAGO Edward J Kelly said Monday the bloody riot at the Republic Steel com pany plant caused by out side mobs who came into Chicago for the purpose making trou ble Commenting on Sundays battle which ieft five men dead and SB persons including 23 policemen injured Mayor Kelly declared I am confident that Police Commissioner James P Allman will be able to handlethe situa Regardless their attitude toward labor it is the duly of the police to protect life and property and they will fulfill that duty iear pushed on determined to reach the main gate the plant where 1400 loyal workers kept the mill in operation the policemen opened fire 4 Dead Unidentified Four of the dead were unicien ified the other two were Earl Hanley 37 Indiana Harbor and oseph Kolhmune Chicago Twen ynine of the injured were vic ims ot gunfire Twentythree hose treated as hospitals were po icemen Gov Henry Horner who called conference of strike principals shortly after the riot occurred said ic was quite sure there would not be a recurrence the trouble O H ALLBEE The meeting adjourned without the governor issuing any state ment as to what transpired He said the conference would be re sumed Monday night Hold Mass Meeting Meanwhile the steel workers organizing committee an affiliate of John L Lewis C I O planned a mass meeting and demonstra tion at Indiana Harbor where the Inland steel plant has beenidle eavly Sun jKe fell from truck near Centeiville while re turning from a dance at Numa with a parly of young people Paul aridArmstrong were fatal ly injured and Myrtle Paul 20 i cousin of Ellis Paul suffered head and face injuries in an au totruck collision near Iowa City Unidentified Boy Killed The unidentified boy was killed when struck on highway 30 near the BentonLinn county line by a car in which Miss Nita Workman I Cedar Rapids and Edward Dcn nin oE Atkins were riding Garber died in Mary Greeley iqspilal at Ames at 5 a m Mon day of injuries suffered Sunday light when struck by a car driven jy the Rev F M Mulcahy of Ames Garbera trucker wasreported a have stopped his truck off the iiglrway southof Ames to check ires and oil Mr Mulcaliy said he did not see the man beside the ruck until it was too late to avoid striking him Gaiber was thrown against the truck He is the father of four children RITES TUESDAY FORCOlLiSTER ALLBEE SPEARS VETERANS TAKE PARTINPARADE Parallel Between Lincolns Utterances and Legion Program Seen Memorial day is an occasion for commemorating the lives the veterans who returned home to participate in the further develop ment of this nation as well as the lives of those veterans who died on the field of battle 0 If Allbee prominent Marshalltown attorney and Legion leader de clared in an address at Elmwood cemetery Monday Mr Allbee was the speaker at Mason Citys observance of Mem orial day which included a parade of veterans and other patriotic or ders decoration the graves ot several hundred veterans and other ceremonialsthat have become a traditional custom of the occasion Ar The spealf Funeral tor KlVer Victim between the utterances Capt Jon nP rend erg as t chief of the uniformed police said No individual or group no matter who they are are going to vio late the law in Chicago My men are positive he said that the shots came from somewhere in the midst of the mob and their actions after tha were those of any men trying lo defend themselves Capt James L Mooney ii charge of the police detail at the riot scene said we dont need ny militia the police have thi ituation in hand Well prescrv seace at this plant grins win the war resigned cabinet had Dr Negrin a socialist leader formed his cabinet May 17 after Premier Francisco Largo Cabal lerro encountered difficulty with anarchist adherents to the re public The German attack on Almena found quick sympathy in Italy stil jesentful ovei Spanish govein Pickets Accused of Firing at Airplane With Food for Plant CLEVELAND spokes man for Republic Steel corporation charged Monday that pickets at the corporations Warren Ohio plant were firing shots at planes bearing food to nonstriking workers Steel Workers Organizing Com mitlee officials who denied the charges asked Ohio Gov Martin L Davey to stop the corporation further from flying rations lo men inside its n Critical Condition After Chute Fails to Open at Des Moines MOINES My ers 20 of Litchfield 111 was in a critical condition at a hospital here Monday as the result of in ternal injuries suffered whenher parachute failed to open Sunday night during a balloon ascension at an amusement park here The girl fell 150 feet land ing in a plowed field near the city limits Physicians could find no broken bones but said she was in jured internally and ordered a blood transfusion in an attempt te save her life nee the strike was called ovei ollective bargaining contracts he massmeeting begun at 1 m Monday was to be attendee ly workers in the plants of three ijff independent and Republic and Youngslown Sheet Tube At the Republics plants in War en and Niles Ohio the strike o tarve blockade was tightened lepublic spokesmen claimed on their loyal workers waiting fo ood to be dropped from a corpor ation plane was Shot in the leg by strikers shooting at the craft In an effort to beat the block ade Republic officials at Buffalo arranged to move a field kitchen and Pullman sleeping cars in the plant for loyal workers Expel Rebel Unions Meanwhile President William L Green of the American Federa tion of Labor announced at Cin cinnati executive council alter a week long conference agreed on the expulsion ot Lewis rebel unions and sought approval of central bodies in the doubling of assessments to provide approxi mately S30000 a month for the federations war chest At Detroit F J Dillon A F of L official assorted that Ford workers had asked him to help them in opposing the U A W A an affiliate of Lewis organization t marked the first step in the battle between the two groups for members among employes of the Tord Motor company and other producers John Brophy C I O director announced at Washington that Lewis union soon would move Mrs Frcdericka Roberts 78 was crushed to death iri the collapse of her farm home near Marshalltown during a windstorm 3 Killed on Farms Three persons were killed last week in farm accidents Charles Dohrer 62 was killed near El kadcr when a tractor suddenly moved backward and pinned him underneath The other two farm accident victims were killed in runaways Gudgell 23 of Otlumwa was killed by black damp or gas fumes during the openingof a mine near Hunterville list of weekend deaths in cluded that Abraham Richard son 33 of Little Sioux shot and killed in a family quarrel Accidental shooting of a youth at New Hampton and the death of a man run over by an intcrurban train near Cedar Rapids also were reported to Be Held in Church of Father services for John Collistcr 20 whosebody was recovered from the Shell Rock river at oclock Sunday afternoon will be held at 3 oclock Tuesday afternoon at the Ply mouth Methodist church of which his father was pastor The service will be in charge of Dr Frank W Court of Waterloo superintendent of the Waterloo Methodist dis trict assisted by S L Rugland dean of the Mason City Jumor college which the youth attended Burial will be made at Ply mouth Sjudents and faculty of the Junior college and a group from Ackley will attend the service in a body Found Down River The body was discovered by Ray Hill son ot Harry Hill Plymouth trucker as he was searching with others along the bank about a mile and a quarter south of the dam from which the victim had dived The body was near the Charley Hill farm not far from the bank floating nea the surface Firemen officers and citizens o Plymouth and surrounding own had been searching for the form since Friday night concentrating efforts near the bnse of the dam where John was last seen in hi 10 minute struggle to gain free dom from the swift undertow be low the dam Searchers reached the conclu Abraham Lincoln and the pro gram of American Legion as enun ciated in the preamble of its con stitution In a troubled world to day the words of Lincoln still ring true and point the way the Mar shalltown attorney stated A Beautiful Custom Mr Allbee in opening liis ad dress pointed out that it is a beautiful custom of mankind to lay aside the duties and cares of every ay life at some appointed time uring the year and puusc to lonoithe memory of those who lave passed to the great beyond sion that the body was cairie down the river after throwing live hog weighing 150 pounds in to the stream Saturday afternoo and watching its course throug the turbulent waters Born in Colorado John was born Feb 20 1017 a Fruita Colo He lived in a numbe of towns where his father th Rev T C Collistcr served in tl into every industry which has no labor organization or where exist ing unions are not taking care of their members J HELD AFTER CRASH DAVENPORT Sum ner Des Moines trucker was placed under S2000 bond pending completion of the investigation into the crash which caused the deaths of Mr and Mrs John H Harris of DeWitt Iowa 7 The Weather FORECAST IOWA mostly clnudy thun der showers in central anil cast portions Monday afternoon and night anfl In extreme cast por tion Tuesday Cooler Monday night and in extreme cast por tion Tuesday Sliifhtly warmer In extreme west portion Tues MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy sliowers extreme east cooler south portions Monday nlfflit Tuesday senerally fair warmer in west IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figure for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday 86 Minimum in Night 62 At S A M Monday 64 Rainfall 13 of Inch For similar period ending at a m Sunday ministry including five years at Colorado Springs four years in Pueblo two years at Clinton Jour ears at Ackley and at Plymouth our years Besides his parents the boy eaves the following brothers and isters Laurens student at Iowa State college Ames Vnnnin ju nior college student Mary Beth vho has just been graduated high school Wilbur who just fin shed eighth grade Larcw Ruth and Emmett 7 the youngest A brother Roland Paul 14 months died in Colarado John and Van nin played the marimba together Frequently appearing in their fa thers church We mourn but more than that e cherish the memory of those ho laid down their lives tot heir country They have gone to rest with their work well done ie road of duty was straight and icy followed it They had but one lought and that was the preser atiou of our republic and ofouu deals Thus they found eternal cace Humbly we stand before their epulchers each a monument of v atriolism silently we murmur a iraycr ot thankfulness for the lerilage they saved for us Upon ach grave we drop a fragrant blossom in token of our pledge ver to keep fresh within icacls the memory of the cause for vhich they sacrificd their lives Right there my fellow country we reach the lesson Me norial day First in 18fi8 Memorial day was first ob served on May 30 1BG8 It was of ficially adopted by the Grand Army the Republic on May 11 1870 The Grand Army of the Re public was organized in 1866 at Springfield 111 The object of its organization was fraternity com memoration and mutual assistance It was active in establishing sol diers homes soldiers memorials and in educating soldiers orphans It became a powerful factor in Maximum Saturday Minimum in Niehi 70 At 8 A M Sunday 1G political calculations It always had in mind the welfare the Union Its largest membership wns four hundred thousand II first attempted three grades of membership 1 The officers 2 the disabled together with those who saw active combat and 3 those who were not in active com but It soon discovered the wis dom of but one group and one organization Its largest member ship never exceeded onefilth ot in 1839 American Auto at Allison Is Stolen From Garage car belonging to Supt R H Nefrert Sunday night from stolen Allen Chevrolet garage The thieves broke filass in the front the establishment and then took the car which was full of gas The license of the auto was 123355 those who served Orjraniyc The Spanish veterans organized in May 1899 and their first convention was held in September oC that year The two candidates for first na tional commander were Theodore Roosevelt and General Keefer Theodore Roosevelt was defeated They adopted gray trousers 01 the south and blue coats for the north They and their auxiliary have ever stood side by side wifh the members of the Grand Army of the Republic in support of true American ideals The American Legionwas born in Paris in March 1019 Its or ganization was perfected in   

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