Saturday, June 12, 1937

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON IOWA SATURDAY HOME EDITION THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 212 Vacations Different President Is on Job Even While Out of Capital By CHARLES P STEWART ASH I N G T 0 N CPA Pres ident Roosevelt is criticized by oppo n e n t s of his supreme court reorgani zation plan for accusing the high tribunal of taking ov e r 1 y long vacations considering how many vacations he himself takes These critical stati s t i c i a n s submit calcula ER GUARDSMEN TO MO Report Outer Line of Bilbao Defenses Taken feet that the i president from the beginning of his first term up to the beginning j of his recent Gulf of Mexico cruise has been from the capital 40 per cent of the time The comparison between the presidents and the supreme courts absences is not however a fair one Under F administration the executive authority never has been in what might be called ad journment for long on Trip to Conference The administration chief did HOUSES SET ON FIRE BY SHELLS OF INSURGENTS L UdlUUJcl M i lilt 1 to the efj Rebels Stage Aerial Attack as Artillery Hammers Basque City indeed take a trip to Buenos Aires for the latest conference on Pan American international affairs but certainly that journey was worth while It cemented new world relationships in the most admirable fashion Anyone who finds fault with it belongs in the supercranky classification and no mistake In general the Rooseveltian ab sences from Washington have been over mere little weekends Even when he has been fishing as recently in the Mexican gulf F has been within call and has transacted official business when ever there was any to transact Hijrh Court Different The supreme court is different When it adjourns it adjourns Its membership scatters every whichway It is a nonexistent body for a matter of months In the meanwhile no matter what may transpire no supreme court is on the job HENDAYE FrancoS p a n i s h Frontier waterfront houses were set aflame Saturday by combined aerial and artillery bombardment as an insurgent of fensive was reported to have cracked the outer line of the citys last stand The aerial attack concentrated on three water I front militiamens barracks and water reservoirs Reports said a large force of planes shuttled be tween their base and the city making forays against neighbor ing communities and Basque de fense lines also Air observers reported Gener alissimo Francisco Francos heavy guns and air raiders combined to smash Bilbao with bombs and shells They said they could see flames rising from several houses near the waterfront along the Ner vion river 39 Rebel Bombers A squadron of 39 insurgent bombers droned over Amurrio Galdacano and three smaller com munities near Bilbao for 12 hours raining bombs on the towns and machine gunning defense posi tions Insurgent headquarters said Gen Fidelio Davilas attacking forces occupied the entire front line of the Basques steel and con crete maginot semicir cle of entrenchments eastward The presidents task is 24 hours j from a few miles south of Bilbao daily seven days a week j a few miles north He can call congress into spei Basque authorities however in cial session on short notice The supreme court is gonn summer Roosevel all It can as President intimates hang up pres idential and congressional deci sions a year at a clatter anyway Let It Wait It is not necessarily that the i high tribunal is jammed with timy work It can just say Oh we the supreme court are in vacation Let this stuff For years back liberal senators and representaties have sisted the iron ring around the city was not actually broken through at any point At the same time they announced the body of an insurgent pilot shot down Fri day had been identified through documents as that of a German Weather Clears Up After almost a week of inac because of spring storms the insurgents launched powerful a tacks against Lemona and Gal dacano their aviation benefited bv clearing sides The insurgent left flank mean while drove toward Cerberio in ilU damned the supreme court an effort to cut the retreat of the Now strangely many of these j government forces in Amurrio same liberals defend it further south of Bilbao Not exactly that they defend it One air squadron seemed to con they defend it against the fashion in which it is attacked Partly Courts Fault It is partly the supreme courts fault too The court should not have ad journed for the season just when it did It should have said Here is important business pending We should siick here nd pas on it if it takes us all But no the court quiis on the dot It does not have to it is pure habit SUSPEND HUNT FOR 7 BODIES Air Express Firm to Adopt New Procedure to Get to Wreckage SALT LAKE CITY Utah J Two Western Air Express offi cials brushed by a devastating avalanche temporarily suspended i J t till IJ MIJUW their search Saturday for seven j j b and sea and aU bodies in the wreckage of an ht weeks plane found on a peak 2o miles I centrate on a row of villages skirt ing Galdacano the governments most heavily fortified position five miles southeast of Bilbao Cling to Positions Defense troops clung to their positions at Lemona their main barrier against an insurgent ad vance into Galdacano since they lost strategic Lemona peak a na tural fortress At another vital defense point Munguia on the fortified ring northeast of Bilbao insurgent dis patches said defense forces were being evaluated The reports indicated that the Basques were retiring under fire as Munguia was one focal point in the insurgent attack in force A prolonged shelling was followed there by rifie and mortar fire and continuous trench warfare Would Open Road Other insurgents evidently aimed at the Ordina road near Ceberio which if they won con trol of it would lay Bilbao opes to attack from a new position south I of the capital Francos forces have been han dicapped in their drive against Bilbao by rain and the difficulty of campaigning in the rugged mountains of Spains northwest ledge The city has been under LOOK INSIDE FOR H STYLES BRIDGES Broaden Scope of Senate Probe Into Steel Strike PAGE 2 U S Surveyor Ousted by Palo Alto Officials PAGE 8 Night Games on Card for Local Ball Teams PAGE 9 North Iowa Planning Conference June 25 PAGE 16 Iowa Girl 3 Has Operation to Gain Sight DBS MOINES at Mercy hospital here announced Saturday that Carol Lynn Rowe 3 year old Creston Iowa potenI tial genius survived a delicate operation Saturday morning to give her sight Carol Lynn blind since birth is the daughter of Dr and Mrs Kenneth W Rowe of Creston She aroused wide attention a year ago when she demonstrated a vo DISCLOSE FEAR FOR SAFETY OF AGREEMENT OF 4 POWERS MADE Italy and Germany Return to Fold Up European No nIn te rven tion Britain cabularly of 750 words at the age of 21 months The operation one of the most delicate known to modern sur gery was for the removal of a blood clot from the optic nerve at the base of the brain Doctors believe the blood clot shut off the nerve preventing Carol Lynn from seeing Re lieving the pressure of the clot they think may give her sight Survives Hour Ordeal Although the child survived tbe two hour ordeal on the op erating table successfully sur geons said they could not say definitely that its effect may not prove fatal or that her sight will be restored Before the operation doctors said her chances for regaining sight were about After the surgery had been com pleted the medical men said mere ly that they believed she had a good It may be months doctors be lieve before she can be definitely assured whether the operation is a success Within a few they say they will know whether she will live Walks About Home Despite her affliction the child displayed unusual talents At 2 she could name the bones of the body She spoke a little German and could talk pig She walked about her home unable to see but finding her way with ease Now at 3 her parents hope that she will be able to see all the things she knows and talks about Surgeons say that only 100 sim ilar operations have been per formed and that approximately 10 per cent of the patients have died as a result Carol and her parents how ever are resigned to the gamble they must take Parsons Housekeeper Her Former Husband Quizzed by Authorities STONY BROOK N Suffolk county Long Island offi cial disclosed Saturday that genu ine fear is felt for the safety Mrs Alice McDonell Parsons year old society woman who van ished from her Long Meadows farm three days ago Assistant District Attorney Lindsay R Henry the official said no search for Mrs Parsons has started yet out of deference for the expressed wishes of her husband William G Parsons gentleman poultry farmer to give the supposed of his wife a chance to establish contact with him he added we dont want her husband to blame us if anything should happen to her now Thats why all the law en forcing agents are laying off When the circumstances warrant it we shall begin a search for No Contact Made The hoped for contact apparent ly had not been established Sat urday but Parsons going about his farm duties quietly was doggedly of a mind to give LONDON announced officially Saturday night the conclusion of a four pow er agreement guaranteeing the safety of foreign warships partici pating in the neutrality patrol off Spain and the return of Germany and Italy to the European non intervention fold All four powers whose war ships form the international fleet taliatory action before consulting ana his wifewere Steamer Laden With Dynamite Goes Down Following Collision OSLO Norway 160 ton steamship Nobel laden with dynamite was sunk in collision with the tourist steamship Stella Polaris tons off Aalesund from here Frank Eastman Western air field manager and Wally Crews his assistant barely scrambled to safety Adopting a new search proced ure Crews will fly to Burbank Eastman said to procure equipment for lowering men over a foot cliffto the wreckage inaccessible now because of fre quent landslides The men will be lowered in parachute harness attached vo steel cables and they will wear miners safety helmets and flying suits Eitted with football shoulder pads Crews said Rex Moyle of Alpine meanwhile filed suit against Western Air for he reward offered for dis covery of the plane The concern haannounced it will present the reward to two other Alpine resi fients who found it The provincial capital a center important war industries would give Franco vital advantages Be sides its mines and factories Bil bao is important to the central government as the seat of its Basque allies and as a sea outlet on the Atlantic Cool Weather Cuts Down Sales of Gin DES MOINES of the Iowa liquor control commis sion said the comparatively cool weather in Iowa this spring had reduced gin sales in state operated stores Meanwhile however whis ky sales have exceeded expecta tions Receipts for state liquor stores for May this year totaled compared to for the same month a year ago among themselves in the event any of their vessels are attacked Details of the agreement were withheld for the moment It is designed to end the dangerous uation caused by the withdrawal p from the neutrality patrol of KeCUpCrating T WTCl Italian and German warships foi r lowing bomb attacks on those ships by Spanish government planes Germany also retaliated to an at tack on her pocket battleship the Deutschland by shelling Almeria Spanish government port The accord reached by the British French Germans and Italians will be submitted to both the Spanish government and the insurgent junta for their approval Thereafter the full noninterven tion committee will discuss it Views of the Russians who ob jected to the private four conversations will then be enter tained killed and several members of its crew were injured seriously The injured men boarded the Stella Polaris which proceeded to Bergen Chloroform Effects CHICAGO A woman identified for police as Mrs lona Grsves 51 Dubuque was in a hospital Saturday recuperating from effects of what doctors said was chloroform She was removed from a hotel Friday night Officers said she was identified by her brother Dr Willets Dubuque den tist Mayors Conference on Truck Strike to Be Held on Monday j OMAHA Dan B Butlers conference of all parties interested in the motor transport truck strike will not be called be fore Monday he said Saturday The conference was originally scheduled Saturday afternoon Commits Suicide by Beheading Himself MUNICH farm labor er of 32 years deciding to commit suicide beheaded himself in the approved nazi manner by putting his head under a chaffcutter blade whichhe released by pulling a cord a dispatch from Leutkirch said Saturday So THEY SAY J W Brinton former Townsend aide named in a warrant sworn out by the old age pension leader I welcome the opportunity to ap pear in court and force the good doctor to produce certain records and transactions which his finan cial supporters should know V A senate leader optimistic on the chances of congress adjourn ment before the end of the sum mer Some people may be pleasantly surprised by getting a chance to carry out their late summer vacation The German official news agency warning the Spanish gov ernment against any attacks on nazi shipping Let them beware for Germany will know how to deal with any provocation any time and still the kidnapers a chance A ransom note found in the Bisons car Wednesday night 4iours after Mrs Parsons had van ished demanded and con tained a threat that she would never speak again unless the money was paid While federal agents went about their operations secretly state po lice who are reported pursuing their own investigation studied the typewritten pages of their ex amination of Mrs Anna Kup rianoff housekeeper in the Par sons home It was Mrs Kuprianoff who told the authorities she saw Mrs Par sons get into an automobile with a middle aged couple Wednesday morning and drive away on a trip from which she has not returned Former Husband Quizzed Assistant District Attorney Henry said the questioning of Alex Kuprianoff 43 year old match factory worker who said he was Mrs Kuprianoff s former husband had been completed and Kuprianoff would be returned to his Long Island City home Mrs Kuprianoff who had earl ier told of two marriages had not mentioned the existence of this man in her earlier examinations by police but Assistant District Attorney Joseph S Arata said early Saturday she admitted the relationship Araia said the woman also identified Kuprianoff as the fath er of her 11 year old son Roy who lived with her on the Par sons landscaped poultry farm The match worker Arata said dismissed that statement as im She previously had said Roy was the child of her first husband who diedinan automo bile accident in Will Investigators said they had learned that Mrs Parsons and her husband had been eager to adopt Roy having no children of their own but that Mrs Kuprianoff refused to consent However they said Mrs Kuprianova changed her name to Parsons when she ob tained United States citizenship last year in order that there might be a child of that name in the house Police said the boy had been registered in school as Roy Parsons In addition it was said Mrs Parsons recently made a will in whichshe provided that after she and her husband died her estate would pass to the boy The rail also was said to have contained a bequest for Mrs Kuprian off and a smaller bequest for the child 6 Years Heavy Borrowing by U S May Come to End WASHINGTON of ficials said Saturday that after six years of heavy borrowing the government may operate in the next fiscal year without going to the money market for new cash With from June borrowing flowing into the treas ury cash box these authorities said it is possible that the treasury will undertake only the refinancing of obligations coming due after July 1 They said that taxes under the social security act and sales of a steady stream of cash into gov ernment coffers The social security collections are available for spending Against these receipts the treasury issues government obligations to special unemployment and old age re serve funds The government thus may bor row in effect about in the next fiscal year from future beneficiaries instead of from in vestors at large From baby bond sales the treas ury will reap about next year if buying continues at baby bonds are expected to send I the present rate Have Read Your Newspaper 6 Army Flyers Killed in Crash in Germany BERLIN members of e German air force were killed when their military plane caught in a squall crashed near Detmold it was disclosed Saturday The deaths raised to 16 the toll of fatalities from Fridays sudden storms Ten girl members of a Hit ler youth group were drowned when flood waters trapped them in the Moderbach valley near Edesheim 1 Burt J Thompson of Forest City was elected to what office 2 What famous aviator con tributed to the Citizens Committee on Control of Crime in New York 3 Harlean Carpenter who died the past week was known on the screen by what name 4 A baby that weighed only about 12 ounces at birth died in what Iowa town after living 70 days 5 The Boston Red Sox traded the Ferrell brothers to what other baseball team 6 Sir Robert Borden former premier of what country died the past week 7 Did Georgia vote wet or dry in its special election Tuesday 8 What major golf tourna ment was played this week at the Oakland Hills Country club Birmingham 9 What occupation will Franklin D Roosevelt follow the next three years 10 What stand did the Iowa State Ear association take on the Roosevelt court reorganization bill ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 ESCORTTRUCKS THROUGH LINES Iowa Road Patrolmen Help Keep Traffic Moving Near Omaha COUNCIL BLUFFS highway patrolmen stationed here are cooperating with the sher iffs office in escorting trucks through picket lines established by striking Omaha truck drivers it was learned here Saturday Highway Patrolmen N B Wil son and Joe Walsh formed part of the caravan which Saturday morning took two Omaha trucks loaded with foodstuffs to the Mills county line where Sheriff William DeMoss of Glenwood had promised the truckers protec tion in his county Wilson estimated he and Walsh had been called the last week to escort ai least 20 trucks through the picket lines Driver for an Omaha bread truck reported to Sheriff Joe Perry here Saturday morning a brick was hurled through the win dow of his cab at a near Quick 12 miles east of here TWO ASSISTANT CHIEFS OF PATKOL ARE SENT DES MOINES A Con ley and Harry Nestle assistant chiefs of the Iowa highway pa trol have been sent to Council Bluffs to check interference of traffic in connection with the Omaha truck strike Wallace superintendent of the state motor vehicle department said Saturday If upon investigation they con sider it necessary additional pa trolmen will be assigned to that part of the the superin tendent added The assistant chiefs were dis patched to Council Bluffs upon receipt of reports that at certain points in the western part of the state the normal flow of traffic on the highways was being inter ferred Wallace said Find Fanners Body Hanging From Tree KNOXVILLE of Ed McVay 57 a retired Marion county farmer was found hanging froma tree at his home here Sat urday Friends said he had been in ill health for some time He was unmarried CONGRESSHOPES TO FINISH WORK Tries to Get Program Into Shape to Adjourn Late in Summer WASHINGTON sional leaders appeared Saturday to be attempting to the admin istrations legislative program into a position to permit a quick dash toward adjournment before the end of the summer if President Roosevelt desires Although Speaker of the House William B Bankhead has leased a house until October in anticipation of a long summer ses sion high administration leaders in the senate were more optimis tic in regard to adjournment Some people may be pleasantly surprised by getting a hhance to carry out their late summer va cation senate leader said Garner en Vacation Some sources viewed the depar ture Saturday of Vice President John N Garner as indication that the session would not run into the fall Garner with President Roosevelts a four to six weelti vacation fishing near his Uvalde home He said he probably would not return unless the president sends for him Work on appropriation bills continued at a rapid pace with prospects that the senate would complete action on the 000 work relief measure in the next ten days The court reorgan ization bill then probably will re quire lengthy debate in the senate Problems to Be Decided Farm tenancy low cost housing income tax loopholes labor stand ards executive department reor ganization nuisance tax renewal and possibly the Norrisplan for nationwide Tennessee Valley au thority systems also were on the program Except for the wagehours leg islation it was believed that none would present a serious obstacle to adjournment Any of the desirable legisla tion could be dropped or delayed until next session it was pointed out GET WPA PROJECT DES Iowa state planning board will be asked next week to approve a WPA project to make a survey of public expenditures in Iowa coun ties The Weather FORECAST IOWA Unsettled Saturday night and Sunday probably lo cal showers or thunderstorms slightly warmer in central and east Saturday night somewhat cooler in central and west Sun day or Sunday night MINNESOTA Probably showers in west and south Sat urday night and Sunday and be ginning Saturday night or Sun day in northeast slightly warm er in extreme southeast Satur day nicht cooler Sunday IN MASON CITY GlobeGasette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 77 Minimum in night 58 At Saturday 64 WEEKLY FORECAST Weather the period of June 14 to 19 For the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valley and the northern and central great plains Generally fair first of week prob ably followed by ashowerperiod by the middle or close tempera ture normal or higher for the most part GUARD AGAINST RIOT OUTBREAK AT C MEET Strike of Steel Workers Spreads to Plant of Bethlehem Co MONROE guardsmen were ordered into this sector of the strikebeset Great Lakes area Saturday and the vast walkout affecting more than 000 men extended to new territory with a union official expressing the hope it spreads fast into the plants of Bethlehem Steel corpor ation the nations second largest producer Gov Frank Murphy of Michigan announced a battalion of national guardsmen and 100 state police would be brought to Monroe early Sunday to prevent disorder at a projected gigantic mass meeting of Committee for Industrial Or ganization members The meeting was called by Homer Martin United Automobile Workers leader protesting against the breaking of a picket line to allow resumption of operations at a steel mill controlled by Republic Steel corporation To Meet as Scheduled Martin said the meeting would go on as scheduled In where part of the workers in Bethlehem Steels Cambria plant went on strike at midnight David Watkins subreg ional director of the steel workers organizing committee said there was every possibility the strike wouldextend into the ranks of others of Bethlehems workers Watkins said he was sure there are at least men out at the Cambria plant but Bethlehem of ficials said the mill was operating according to schedule The plant employs approximately An estimated men had been idle before calling of the Cambria strike Conference Breaks Up These developments came a few hours after a peace conference called by Gov Martin L Davey had recessed at Columbus Ohio until next Tuesday with no im mediate results apparent Bethlehem like Republic Steel Youngstown Sheet and Tube com pany and Inland Steel company the trio of independent producers against which the S W O C struck May 26 has refused to sign a union contract Mayor Daniel A Knaggs of Monroe had announced a state of emergency would be declared if Governor Murphy did not heed his demand for In Cleveland the C I O lost an effort to dismiss the injunction application of three railroads seek ing to restrain pickets from inter fering with their operation into steel plants A federal court set June 16 for a hearing on the in junction request To Transfer Suit Judge Silbert in common pleas court at Cleveland granted Repub lics attorneys permission to make application in federal court for the transfer of a stockholders suit asking an accounting of funds the steel company has spent for aims and The original suit was brought in common pleas court but attorneys for the cor poration asked that it be trans ferred to federal court The walkout at vast Johnstown unit original ly was threatened in sympathy with a strike of two railroad therhoods on a Bethlehem rail road subsidiary but David kins C I O subregionaldirect tor told a mass meeting of union ists asthey voted Friday night Our strike x x x is more than a sympathy we have spe cific demands of our own to make We want signed contracts with the Bethlehem governing wages hours recognition and working Picket Lines peaceful Picket lines were reported vig ilant but peaceful along the 500 mils strike front from the west to Buffalo on the east as precautionary measures were taken in several cities Monroe had 487 special police under arms as Republics Newton Steel operations Sheriff Michael J Boyle an nounced at Johnstownthat he fiao asked Gov George H Earles of fice for state police to assist m maintaining order during the westS C strike and the town Ohio council adopted a labor opposed ordi nce authorizing its mayor to m a4 the police force and pro videsufficient funds for any sup plies he deemed necessary in tvent of a strike emergencx