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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1937, Mason City, Iowa                                NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE THIS PAPES CONSISTS OF TWO SZCnONS SECTION ONE NO 219 Income Tax Evaders Publicity Major Factor in Congressional Inquiry By CHARLES P STEWART A S HIN GTON CPA The joint congres sional commit tee on investi gation of Pres i d e n 1 Roose velts charges of income tax evasions by economic roy alists is forced to proceed all possible publicity If that in quiry isnt ful ly publicized it particuiar value to anyone Theoretically the quizs purpose is to inform congress as to the best methods of plugging up hoks in the income tax law so as to prevent economic royalists from circum venting it more or less by techni cally legal means They are not ac cused of punishable dodging The complaint is that the law is not strict enough to keep them from dodging unpunishably This quite the sum total of the complaints purpose however To Be Smeared Supposedly the inquirys aim is to show the legislators how to make the law airtight that all evasions may be made punish able That indeed may be the inves tigations prime objective BACK TO WORK ORDERS ISSUED Chautemps Seeks to Form New French Cabinet OFFERS POST IN GOVERNMENTS DEPOSED BLUM Troops Outside Senate to Prevent Demonstration Against Body PARIS Camille Chau temps radical socialist expre mier who is attempting to form a new peoples front cabinet Mon day offered a portfolio to Leon Blum the outgoing prime mini ster The socialist Blum whose gov ernment fell early Monday withheld his decision Steel helmeted troops deployed in front of the senate to prevent any demonstration against the body that overthrew Blum and his peoples front government by re fusing to grant decree powers to deal with financial crisis Acting with signifiant speed Named Premier j But incidentally the idea is to President Albert Lebrun ake matters mightily unpleasant h sociajist CAMHXE CHAUTEMPS make Tor the economic royalists who president asserts have done the legal evading Most of these socalled royal ists are antinew dealers The inquiry has possibilities of stirring up a lot of popular senti ment against them They wont be convicted of anything to go to jail for but perhaps theyll be smeared very disagreeably The effect if any will be politi cal Requires Advertising This kind of thing however re quires advertising An investigation purely for congress enlightenment can be made an extremely tiresome af mere maze of figures un derstandable only to a few ex perts Thats been the trouble with Senator Burton K Wheelers rail road probe It has uncovered a perfectly outrageous system of the most enormous proportions but its intricacies have been such as to be incomprehensible to tbe av erage consequent ly uninteresting to him Good advertising has to be simple J P Morgans Case Ive already had occasion to re mark that in a certain year when I paid an income tax J Mor gan didnt Such a revelation is simplicity in itself Automatically it tells its own story to every petty income taxpayer Its as easily under standable as Buysoandso cig arets They check fallingofthe hair and cure indigestion and bunions But the disclosure concerning J was a mere byproduct of the Pecors bank ing and currency investigation Wide Open Case An outandout investigation of nothing but income tax evasions as it progresses should uncover MASON GITYAN YOUNGEST VET Uhautemps secretary ol state in i the retiring cabinet immediately j j A K and 5 Affiliated Groups Registering at State Meeting moned the radical socialist Chau temps to the Elysee palace before j dawn and designated him to form a new government Secretary of State Chautemps secretary of state in j 750 Rebels Are Buried in Explosion Loyalists Set Off Mines in University City Sector of Madrid MADRID estimated 750 men with tons of munitions and machine guns were buried in the hospital Coinico Monday when the loyalists exploded two mines The hospital is in the university city sector in the western part of the capital Insurgents have been besieged there for more than six months Two wings of the hospital had been blown up previously Alexander Troyanovsky s a i d i BASQUES ENTRENCHED j Monday TO MAKE NEW STAND The tour started from Swan is CASTROURDIALES S p a land airport in Portland at SOVIET FLYERS PLAN MONTHS TOUR OF S Trio Rested After Epochal Flight From Moscow Across Pole PEARSON FIELD VANCOU VER three Hus sion flyers who made a nonstop flight over the North pole from Moscow to America will tour the United States for a month before returning to Moscow Ambassador Murphy Turns Against Man Who Befriended Him Given Work and Disappears With Car and Like Caesars doublecrossing playmate Brutus Robert Mur phy turned on the man who be friended him Sunday morning Given work and temporary shelter by Leo E Greene 408 Fifth street northwest Murphy broke into Greenes house Sun day while the local man was at to ceaseless shelling from the sea and bombing from the air the tattered remnants of 3 p Monday when the party embarked by a chartered plane for San Francisco the Basque army entrenched themI The plane which made the began a round of conferences with party leaders to determine what support he could glean for a cab inet probably uniting the same leftist elements that supported Blum Among his first conferees was I services and opening proceedings DAVENPORT Joseph Caiilaux head of the sen il a A p 1 the attention of members selves in the Galdames mountains Monday for a fight to save San tander from the fate of Bilbao heir lost capital Insurgents drove them from Bilbao Saturday Santander is 45 miles to the west The Basgues consolidated their weary forces in the hills which parallel the highway about a third of the way from Bilbao to this city which is 30 miles from Bilbao on the Bay of Biscay Without sleep for five days and without food for almost as long the Basque army was hampered by thousands of refugees who plodded along the road from the conquered Capital 500 mile flight which ended here at a m PST Sunday when a dense fog prevented the flyers from reaching San Francisco 592 miles farther south will serve as a laboratory specimen in the in terests of Soviet aviation It will be dismantled carefully here and crated for shipment to Russia where each part will be scientifically inspected and studied by Soviet technicians In this way Troyanovsky said the ef fects of the epochal flight on the ship will determine future de velopment of Russian aviation p ate finance committee who led the I the the RePubI The insurgent warships Almi fight against Blums decree de mands from whom he apparently sought to determine if there is a possibility of a new cabinet obtain ing decree powers to deal with a rapidly emptying treasury Paris took the cabinet resigna tion news calmly though unveri fied reports of a general workers strike were heard Strikes Are Planned Building workers were prepar ing a separate strike Monday af ternoon and the employers feder ation said construction work anc offices would be closed Tuesday to retaliate strike for the workers Associates said Chautemps was following Blums precepts in at tempting to select his ministers slowly and with great care The franc strengthened immedi ately after Blums resignation It was quoted at to the dollar in the morning unofficial market as compared to at Fridays official close At the official close Monday however the franc was only slightly stronger than Fri day at to the dollar Of World Importance Chsutemps whose own govern ment fell early in 1934 after the Stavisky scandals was minister of sta e in the Blum cabinet a mem ber of one of the more conserva tive leftist parties supporting the pages and pages of similar cases j coalition all right but politically The fall of the Blum govern infuriating to or ment which in one ysar and 17 economic royal days of existence had weathered numerous other crises was re garded in all quarters as of great international importance because of the role it played in the Spanish situation and its efforts with the United States and Great Britain through a tripartite monetary ac cord to work for currency stabili five affiliated organizations Monday as delegates were regis tering for their state encampments and conventions rante Cervera and Velasco hurled gjjgn shell on to the refugee packed Santander road A fleet of insurgent Presence of 14 G A R members I timated to number payers against Nevertheless ihe royalists have got to be mentioned and co erced into explaining how they did it Publicity is the nub of in vestigation BEGIN PICKETS MAYTAG PLANT Strikers Operate in Hoar Shifts No Violence in Labor Dispute NEWTON men be gan picketing of two entrances of the Maytag Washing Machine company plant here at a m Monday The pickets operated in one hour shifts about 50 wen doing duty on each shift No violence has been reported in the labor dispute which has made workers idle since last Thursday Wilmer Allison president of the local C I O union the plant said picketing was or dered by the local unions execu tive committts because Edward F Ford Chicago attorney failed to appear to represent the owner in conferences Sunday The factory was shut dowi after union painters stopped work claiming that Duane Eaton 20 nonunion painter argued with them against the union Eaton was admitted to the union Saturday at mass meting of workers zation The peoples front including communist and socialist support was openly friendly to the be leaguered Spanish government and was regarded by leftists as a democratic bulwark against fascism Budge Deficit Rises Faced with a rising budgetary deficit and other financial troubles Blum asked parliament for power to deal with French finances by decree until July 31 Within three months of that time parliament would have been given a chancs to approve or nullify the pre miers efforts thus to combat spec ulation The chamber approved such powers for the socialist premier who during his term directed a successful fight against control of the Bank of France by the 200 But a conservative senate led by the aging Caiilaux branded Blums demands as dictatorial and twice refused to approve his measures in the hotel headquarters indicatec that the total number will no exceed 30 when registration is completed Tuesday Estimates of the number of dele gates of the Womans Relief Corps Ladies of the G A Daughters of Union Veterans Sons of Unior Veterans and the Auxiliary to Sons of Union Veterans ranged frorn 700 to Renew Old Friendships This was a day of renewal of old friendships for the G A R visitors for whom a campfire program Tuesday evening and the parade and annual business meet ing Wednesday afternoon are the principal events With the average age of the Civil war veterans above 90 years John M Youngkin of Riverside 97 years old was recognized as the oldest present The youngest was N G Thorne of Mason City 87 Rislcj Is Commander Among others who had regis ered were John P Risley Des Moines formerly of Davenport vho is commander of the Iowa department William R Lindsley Dodge Oley Nelson Slater last national commanderinchief J P McDonough Ottumwa J C Hanes Des Moines department adjutant Judge James Willett Tama past national commander AT LEAST SEVEN IN STORM Many Thousands of Dollars of Property Damage in Eastern Michigan DETROIT rain and lightning which swept southern and eastern Michigan Sunday night left at least seven persons dead and many thousands of dol ars of property damage in their vake Monday Three persons drowned in Sag naw Bay off Linwood vhen their outboard motorboat apsized in a storm Ojie man was inchief Michael Hawk Sioux killed by flying timbers from a City senior vice commander of demolished barn Two men were the department J F Baker Newj killed by lightning and a fallen ton junior vice commander of the 1 wire electrocuted another man department Dr J L Leach West Branch last department com mander Albert Miller Perry M T Davis Malvern and M H j Morse Wyoming Sioux City was said to be the most likely contender for the priv ilege of entertaining the Iowa de partment of the G A R and af filiated societies in 1938 the highway with machine gun bullets The road presented a ghastly spectacle It was littered in spots with dead and dying women and children At other points there were dead mules and cattle and smashed wagons and automobiles The Associated Press corres pondents automobile was struck by a shell splinter while he was taking this dispatch to a boat for relay by way of Bayonne France Recovered From Trip The three flying Chekalov chief pilot G P Baid ukov and A V Monday morning fully recovered from the hardships of their 63 They donned civilian clothing Their first thought was to thank their host and hostess Brig Gen and Mrs George Marshall for the hospitality which was shown them since they landed here unheralded Sunday morning They ate a hearty breakfast then strolled through the garden of General Marshalls home They appeared extremely interested in the trees and attempted futilely to question the soldier orderlies who were escorting them The ef forts of the orderlies to under stand or reply to the questions were equally unsuccessful The flyers could speak no English the soldiers no Russian SJip Out Back Door Later they slipped out the back door of General Marshalls home and went downtown where they rain coats Before proceeding to the field where the instruments were in spected by a board of represen tatives of the American Aeronau tical association the aviators re1 turned to the house There with the aid of CAR FOUND Leo K Greenes car was found by deputies of the sheriffs office Monday morn ing near the Lake Shore hotel at Clear Lake Robert Murphy who was reported missing from the Greene home with the car was not found church and took then left with Greenes 1936 Terraplane coupe Murphy was missing when Greene returned was the money and the car Neighbors told Greene the saw Murphy driving away in th car Greene said Sunday that th youth a hitchhiker told him h was from Columbus Ohio wit Waterloo his destination He als told Greene his parents wer killed about one month ago 1 an accident Greene gave Brutus descrip tion as follows 25 years Old feet 8 inches tall weight 16 pounds KGLO Sunday broadcast th and officers in ad joining cities and counties wer notified Bomb Thrown Into Garden of Danish Defense Minister COPENHAGEN Denmark bomb was thrown into the garden of Defense Minister Alsing Andersons house on the outskirts of the capital early Monday morn ing Police launched an immediate investigation of which shattered the explosion windows but otherwise caused neither property damage nor personal injuries PAGE 1 So THEY SAY AJexi Stakanov Russian noted ICr method of intensifying in interpreters they disi dividual enterprise in industry ir flight with members i While fascist airplanes are de stroying Spanish towns ours are cussed their flight of the board and aviation officials of Pearson field Ambassador Troyanovsky vealed that the Soviet government j summit of science Only the people Tn tvniTn cnnVi fK nf 3 cmri of crtlira eniiH conquering the North pole laying re a new air route conquering the I Amelia Earhart to Rest for Three Days BANDOENG Dutch East Indies Amelia Earhart decided I lutions congratulating the flyers plans many more such flights but he does not know the details of the plans This flight he said the feasibility of long dis tance flying by Soviet THOUSANDS OF EXTRA PAPERS SOLD IN RtJSSIA MOSCOW news papers Monday sold thousands o extra copies packed with news o the flight of three soviet airmen to the United States Workers in factories here ana throughout Russia adopted reso Monday to take a three day rest and have her plane overhauled before taking off on the next leg Des Moines is the only other j of ner flight around the world bidder where the state convention will be held it was said if the capital city is successful in efforts to obtain the 1938 national en campment American Made Flags Sunday the Federated Patriotic Societies of Iowa committed them A WVERHEAD N s I UVirS Gets 20 Years to Life REPORT SPOTTED FEVER TAMA outbreak of the spotted Rocky Mountain fever has been reported at the Mes quakie Indian reservation fol lowing the death of a yearold child and the illness of two oth er members of the family y tice James T Hallinan today sen tenced Mrs Helen Tiernan 28 to serve 20 years to life in the state prison for the slaying of her daughter whom she tolled to make room in her apartment for a lover selves to support a nationwide campaign for use only of Ameri can made flags in preference to those produced in foreign coun tries The group also voted to assist in an effort to enroll every Civil war veteran in Iowa in the G A R The Grand Army of the Repub lic has 164 members state 24 having died since there was an enrollment of 188 on Jan 8 and it is estimated that there are at least 50 veterans of the war of 61 who are not affiliated It is pro posed that those who are npw en listed become members of the Hold Annual Election In the annual election of the Federated Patriotic Societies Mrs Zella G Chaloupka of Dubuque was chosen president Mrs Ethel i Sheoard Cedar Rapids vice oresNo 1of DaverToort ident Mrs Minnie Snyder New ton secretarytreasurer Roy J Bennett Des Moines chaplain F M Stull Waterloo patriotic in structor arid IJrs Elizabeth Kothe Parkersburg delegate to the na tional convention Preceding the opening of the convention program nearly persons gathered for the dedica tion of a marble marker city hall yard at the Betteridorf end of the IowaIllinois memorial bridge as atribute to the G A R and to William B Flanigan last com and Alexi Stakanov noted for his of intensifying individua enterprise in industry hailed the flight as a triumph which only a soviet nation could accomplish While fascist airplanes are destroying Spanish he said ours are conquering the North Pole laying a new air route conquering the summit of spience Only the people of a so viet country can solve such prob Aviation leaders said the flight was a realization of a new air route between Moscow and America Many problems re main to be worked out they ad mitted adding that the soviet union possesses the men and ma terials to solve them House Approves Plan to Set Up Railroad Mens Pension Plan WASHINGTON house mander of August M Wentz post j road workers passed without opposition Monday the WagnerCrosser bill to estab lish a government supervised pen sion system for the nations rail It now goes to the senate of a soviet country can solve such it James Braddock heavyweight boxing champion on Ms sched uled fight with Joe Louis Ne gro contender I have never been afraid of any fijrhter and Louis holds no terrors for Prof Paul H Douglas of the University of Chicago at session of American Institute of CoOpera tion The cooperative movement has a great part to play in pre serving the American system of democracy against fascism and LOOK INSIDE FOR FREDERICK SNITE Jr Speeds Homeward in Artificial Respirator PAGE 2 Small Tornado Hits Decorah and Riceviile PAGE 8 3out at Chicago Draw Gate PAGE 9 32 Musical Groups in North Iowa Band Fere PAGE 12 2 STEEL FIRMS DEFYTHREATOF MORE VIOLENCE Girdler Tells Mediators He Will Not Sign Contract With C SHOWDOWN ON RELIEF SOUGHT Committee Approves Child Labor Amendment Anti Lynching Bill BULLETIN WASHINGTON uP Senate administration forces ignoring economy pleas of their own lead ers rejected Monday an amend ment to the relief bill designed o put more of the cost on local communities f the CLEVELAND Little Steel issued defiant back to work marching orders Monday With the zero hour set executives for 7 a m Tuesday involving about men in the strike ravaged Youngstown area federal mediators strove desper ately in Cleveland to effect a set tlement The strike against socalled Little Bethle hem Inland Steel and Youngstown I Sheet and its twen tysixth day Police in the Youngstown area arrested 15 men alleged to have been stopping trucks that con tinued to operate in defiance of a general strike called by the truck drivers union The strike has virtually paralyzed all deliv eries of freight express and other merchandise in Youngstown 15 Men Arrested Authorities said the 15 men ar rested may be charged with kid naping The back to work challenge by Little issued jointly by Frank Purnell president of Youngstown Sheet and Tube and by Republic Steel drew a swift counter challenge As soon as somebody goes in those said John Mayo Youngstown director of the steel workers organizing committee the S O S will go out and there will be There will be so many men strikers down there they wont go in We can bring in outside men you General Strike Threat Simultaneously the threat of a general strike of members of organized labor rumbled in Warren 14 miles from Youngs town The threat developed immedi ately after Judge Lynn B Grif fith in a courtroom crowded with grim strikers granted the Republic Steel corporation an injunction re straining the activties of strike pickets If a general strike is called it will be done quickly and with out advance said John C I O organizer at In defiance of the court order issued by Judge Griffith the picket lines increased instead of i dwindled as ordered Lewis is Silent I In 1C j stalked silent from the federal i mediation board conference after an hour and a half of discussion on the inoot question of signed labor prime issue of dispute in the seven state battle of steel which has set men idle in the WASHINGTON enate Monday resumed consider ion of the administrations relief bill involved in tter debate for several days al1 ready its judiciary committee ap1 proved a proposal by Senator ilowed the Wlon leaders in the Vandenberg for a conj conference room Tom Girdler stitutional amendment to permit chairman of Republic Steel cor lakes region firm chieftains fol laws against child labor Vanden bergs plan differs in several points from the amendment which has been before the states for sev eral years poratioa flatly told the mediation board he would not enter into any contract with the C I O Mediators made no statement and gave no indication of what The judiciary committee also 1 effect Mondays developments approved 13 to 3 the WagnerVan I would have on their efforts to The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Monday nigrht and Tuesday slightly cooler in extreme west and extreme south Monday night MINNESOTA Fair Monday night and Tuesday not much change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday S3 Minimum in nigrht 57 At 8 a m Monday 75 For similar period ending at 8 a m Sunday Maximum Saturday 83 Minimum in night Nuys antilynching failL On the house side attention was directed to strike troubles in the steel industry almost as soon as the representatives met for Mon days session Representative Cox said in a speech that if existing police forces were inadequate to cope with the situation every sol dier of the republic should be called upon to enforce power and uphold the majesty of the John B Scott representative of the anthracite institute testified before the congressional conrnit tee studying wage and hour legis lation that the administrations proposed bill would afford for eign competitors an opportunity for trade invasion and also cur tail purchasing power by raising production costs At 8a m Sunday Rainfall 67 75 73 inch Eastern Iowa got the brunt of Sunday afternoon and night rains 3ubuque reporting inches in hat area washing out railroad Coal Regulation Act Put Into Operation WASHINGTON Roosevelt officially ordered into operation Monday the code affair practices provided in the Guffey Vinson act for the soft coal indus try The act itself replacing a law invalidated by the supreme court specified the code shouldtake ef feet but its operation de j bring peace in tbe great lakes steel strikes Girdler further urged the board to make a full study of the steel strike and report the facts to the Demands Responsibility Girdler said Republic will not enter into any contract oral or written with an irresponsible party and the C I O as pres ently constituted is utterly ir During the last few years a great deal has been said about the right of collective bargaining and the right to Girdler added Is there not an equal right in this country for free American citizens who want to work to do so unmolested The right of employes to call a strike is undeniable but it is another thing to aave plants and employes picketed by men armed with clubs and guns who by show or force keep the plants from On the Johnstown front of me strike the greatCambria Works of Bethlehem Steel were closed under a martial law proclamation of Gov George H Earle of Penn sylvania Walk Them Purnell said the mayors of Youngstown Campbell Struthers and Hubbard and Sheriff Ralph E Elser to rae racks farmlands and flooding pendent upon the presidents orfare willing and now able to pro treets Waterloo had aer tect company employes   

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