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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 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 FUli LEASED WUU5S MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 26 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 224 Mary Norton in Spotlight Stewart Gives Inside News From Capital TRIPLE SLAYER By CHAKLES P STEWART ASHING CPA Mrs Mary T Nor ton of New Jersey takes over the chair manship of the house of repre sentatives 1 a bor committee succeeding the late Congress man William P C o n n e r y of M a ssachusetts at as exciting a juncture as it is easy to imagine for that parti cular position on capitol hill For a woman to gravitate into it is all the more exciting That she do full justice the job nobody however ques tions for a minute She is one o the smartest legislators who ever came to Washington She is pro labor but strictly reasonable She is pionew deal too but nev er has been vehemently so In short she is moderately liberal and mightily sensible Has Been Obscured She has been obscured some what by her past chairmanship of the representatives District ol Columbia committee a post com parable to that of mayoress of Washington It is a place of vi tal importance to the capital out not of much national interest Well as chairman of the labo committee she will get plenty 01 national advertising now Senator Joseph T Robinsons recent revolt against continued federal spending at the admin istrations desired rate is the sen sation of the congressional ses Roosevelt Leader It is to be remembered that the Arkansan is Rooseveitian leader in the senatorial chamber When he finds fault with what the white house wants it is mu tiny by the chief field strategist against his high command Thir Ills tvsix billions he says already is day night JlTt if O iy SIA UHllUiJ too big a national debt Pres Roosevelt himself suggested 3a oos billions as abcut the safety limit Yet his more Robinson balked He has been suspected from IRWIN FLEES ON RECOGNITIONSY CLEVELAND GIRL Widespread Hunt Launched ior Suspect in Gedeon Murder Case CLEVELAND artist who police said definitely was Robert Invin fled his shabby dim lighted room and left only a slender trail Saturday for authori ties seeking him for New York Citys famous Gedeon murders A kitchen girl a clerk and a ha dozer other employes at a leading downtown hotel identified a oar boy there as the sculptor divinity student charged with slay ing last March 28 pretty Veronica Gedeon her mother and a man roomed at their east side flat The man definitely is declared Detective Lieutenant Stephen Tozzer as a widespread hunt WES started for the fugitive a few hours after he vanished from this Lake Erie city Girl Spurs Search The kitchen girl attiactive chubby dark haired Henrietta Koscianski 19 started police on an intensive search of the former insane asylum inmate accused of murder in triplicate She recognized as she thumbed through a detective story maga zine Wednesday night a resem blance between the 29 year old man named as the killer of arts good time girl and the bar boy who had worked at the hotel for a month and a half Miss Koscianski who said I didnt tell police because it oc curred to me only as a coinci asked him playfully Fri Say Bob what is your real name anyhow Murray why she said progVin would pile on was the reply Didnt See Him Again Then 1 said did you ever hear of Robert Invin and he turned the first of a lack of New Djal hjs back to me and said svmpatmes but hitherto he has SOUnding kind of indifferent 1 been vociferously loyal 3s a didnt see the expression on good party His recalci trancy on the relief bill gener ally is interpreted as indicating that he cannot stand the last straw Acrimonious Debate The debates acrimony was no ticeable also Senator Alben W Barkley s Senator Robinsons assistant leadmulueici ik vao er He disagreed with was gone that I resided he must but that was not so bad It irr have been face He turned and walked out of the hotel kitchen and that was the last I ever saw of She took the picture to other hotel employes and all of the close resemblance Three hours later she said nobody knew where he I hadnt thought of him as a murderer It was only after he plied a party split but in gen tlemanly language The affair became ugly when Senator James Hamilton Lewis broke into the discussion Jim Ham is the new deal That is Robinson is the new deals senatorial captain Barkley is first lieutenant Jim Ham is second Jim Ham demanded an ex search started iirly Saturday for the man sought throughout the nation since early in nan named by Assistant Chief Inspector John A Lyons of New York police as the Easter Sunday slayer of Miss Gedeon her moth er Mary 54 and a male roomer in their Beekman Hill apartment an said Detective squads piqued at the rvoomson but I cant give you j elapsed between his disap And Jim Ham i pearance and when it was reported Tint vnt can t i 1itQi in his planation from Robinson give you Robinson I can Hurry to Room Police were called and the Folk do say this They say that Whereas Senator Robinson ong Jias desired a seat on the federal supreme bench and thought he going to get it when Justice Van Devanter resigned he has been told he is not the presidents selection and consequently has i gone on the rampage Garner on When Vice President N Garner relates that his vacation from Washington does not In the least signify a clash the president that it was arranged long beforehand that i was on account of his wifes health or some such it is believed in the capital of course But with most of the believers fingers crossed The story persists in sceptical ircles in Washington that Texas Jack had a very unsatisfactory to him at tna white house and left in a violen which he does not care to have go into the however His departure and Senator Rob insons revolt are curiously coinci dental anyway Relatives of Suicide Victim Are Sought DES MOINES coun ty officers Saturday wre try ing to find relatives of a 20 vear old girl who they slid died Friday night in a Chicago hospital after swallowing poison in the washroom of a loop department store Police said the girl was registered in a Chicago hotel un der the nameof Rita Lime DCS registered April 8 under the name of Jack Murdock and had in formed the hotel on June 11 that the name Murdock was a mistake and that his name really was James Murray In the apartment Tozzer said were found a dozen New York papers Several of them referred to the Gedeon murders and parts of each story had been clipped out Canadian Made Shoes Also left behind wss a shabby pair of low heeled black shoes which had been half soled Inside was the name of a firm ending with the faintly decipherable let ters This Tozzer said cor responded with a police circular showing Irwin owned a pair of Canadian made shoes He was positively identified by Miss Koscianski a clerk Man uel Meridqs and at least a half dozen other hotel employes There is no doubt about Tozzer de clared The search first led to a Chi cagobound bus but police said that was a precautionary meas ure and that they were not at all certain the bar boy boarded the bus Hurried radio alarms were flashed to other midwest police departments Tomatoes on Vines Potatoes in Ground BLACKWELL C Comar beats Luther Eurbank He developed a potatotomato vine without even trying The vine came up in his gaiden Fourteen small tomatoes grew in the top Underground were pota toes Murder Suspect Second Group Visits Roosevelt ROBERT IRWIN WOMAN KILLED MAN WOUNDED MacK 65 Guttenberg in Critical State After Shooting Affray DUBUQUE hope was held hire Saturday afternoon for ihe recovery of Fred Mach 65 of Guttenberg who was brought to a local hospital Friday night z biionting affray in Machs home at GuUeriberg in which Miss Kate Burns Connelly 46 of Dubuque killed L J Palas of Elkader said that a charge of murder had been placed against Mach after a coroners jury at Guttenberg re turned a verdict that Miss Con nelly was killed by a shotgun fired by Mach Found on LaAvn Sheriff Palas said a shotgun was found by Machs side He was lying on the lawn in front of his home at Guttenberg the sheriff said and part of his face was torn away by the charge from the gun Officers found the Connelly womans body just outside the kitchen door the sheriff said with wounds in the head and back It appeared he said that the woman was attempting to flee when she was shot Had Lived Alone The sheriff said Mach was a laborer but appeared to be well oil State Agent Joe Burke of Dubuque called into the case by Elkader authorities said he found Machs home in apple pie order was one of the cleanest homes Ive ever Mach had been living alone since the death of his wife about two years ago Dubuque authori ties said they believed he had been keeping company with the Connelly woman for some time County Coroner Leslie Oelke of Elkader said that he learned that Mach invited the Connelly woman and Mrs Rose Welch of Dubuque and her three little children to visit him in Guttenberg Friday Mary Pickford Is Married to Buddy Rogers Film Fans Seek to Get Glimpse of Private Wedding HOLLYWOOD Film star fans swarmed toward Bel Air Sat urday hoping for a glimpse of the private wedding of MaryPickford who has been queen of the movie colony since the days of silifit pictures to Charles Bud dy Rogers actor and dance orchestra maes tro from Olathe Kans Poli c em en who had taken their stations during the night tried to keep motorists and pedestrians RELIEF WORKERS STRIKE WINTSRSET re lief workers staged the second walkout in a month at the quarry operated by Madison county near here Have You Read Your Newspaper 1 What steel company is headed by Tom M Girdler 2 A mass meeting of Iowa farmers meeting in what city urged enactment of a new federal farm program 3 Who won the heavyweight boxing championship of the world 4 A new cabinet was formed in what European country 5 What two powers with drew from the hands off Spain nonintervention sea patrol 6 What happened to Tommy Burke 8 of Mason City 7 Three Russians were suc cessful in what aviation fete 8 What was the highest tem perature in Mason City the past week 9 Is the farm population of the United States increasing or declining 10 Approximately how many musicians took part in the North Iowa band festival here ANSWERS ON PAGE 2 mony was to ba in a garden un der a sycamore tree at the home of Mr and Mrs Louis Lighten at 3 p m A reception was planned later at Pickfair the brides dream castle in Beverly Hills where she spent 13 years happily married to Douglas Fairbanks Immediately after the reception and dinner party for the bridal group the newlyweds were to board the S S Lurline for Honolulu and a months honeymoon Only 10 Present Only 10 relatives and close friends attended the wedding but 300 were invited to the reception Rogers had a sentimental aversion to a wedding at Pickfair where Miss Pickford reigned until a few years ago as mistress in Holly woods ideal She was divorced from Fairbanks in Janu ary 1934 During their married Pickfair was a showplace and the acknowledged seat of the film colonys social life Miss Pickford selected Mrs Lighten a friend of many years for her only attendant and Rogers brother 3 H Rogers was best man The bridegrooms parents Judge and Mrs Bert Henry Rog ers of Olathe and the brides niece Gwen Pickford were among the guests Judge Rogers is known as the marrying judge of but he lacks authority in California Fairbanks Not Invited Fairbanks was not invited to the reception but his family was to be represented by Lucille and Latecia Fairbanks who are de scribed as Rogers invited Mary Brian with whom he once was reported in love Other reception invitations went to Mr and Mrs Eddie Cantor Mrs Clark Gable without her Mr and Mrs Sam Goldwyn Brian Ahern Don Al varado Mr and Mrs Jack Oakie Mr and Mrs Richard Arlen Mrs Hancock Banning a socialite Mr and Mrs John Mack Brown George Burns and Grade Allen Ann Southern Mrs Joe Schenck Mr and Mrs Cecil B DeMille Dr and Mrs Rusuf von Klein smid president of University of Southern California and his wife Dand Mrs A G Giannini the banker Mr and Mrs Wagner Baxter Virginia Bruce Dolores Costello former wife of John B anymore Mr and Mrs Leo Carillo Mr and Mrs Walt Dis ney Mr and Mrs Henry Duffy Marshall Neilan and other actors and studio officials No Promise to Obey The Rev James Hamilton Lash of the Hollywood Congregational church was to officiate and ac cording to his churchs modified ritual Miss Pickford was not obliged to promise to obey her husband It was to be a double ring ceremony Miss Pickford planned to wear a cielbleu crepe afternoon gown with tubular front high waist short sleeves and an empire length jacket in shirring to match the skirt Her hat is of empire felt lie de vin dregs of wine color and the gloves match the hat It was the third wedding for Miss Pickford She was divorced from the actor Owen Moore in 1920 when she was 17 She is now 44 and has been on the stage and screen since she was five years old That was six years before the birth of Rogers who is 33 and has never been married before IOWAN GETS OFFICE ROCHESTER N Arthur P Whitlock of Des Moines was elected vice chairman of the American Academy of Optometry in its 16th annual meeting here VOORHIS WANTS SOME SERIOUS TALK ON BILLS Most of Other Demos Go to Island Resort Just for Outing By EDWARD W LEWIS United Press Staff Correspondent ANNAPOLIS resentative Jere Voorhis member of the house liberal bloc left with 100 congressional democrats for President Roosevelts Jefferson island retreat Saturday with an announced determination to turn the outing toward serious consideration of vital legisla tion Voorhis said he hoped to per suade Mr Roosevelt that congress should be held in session until it acts finally on such issues as the judiciary reorganization bill wages and hours and other vital I think the president feels the way I Voorhis said but there are a lot of democrats who seem to want to sidetrack things until next Second Group Sails The second contingent of demo crats to visit the president and his aides at the Jefferson Island club left Annapolis in navy patrol boats at midmorning Of the list of scheduled guests only 10 failed to arrive for the ex cursion Many of the congress men said they were looking for ward to a day of recreation with little serious political discussion Senator Joseph Guffey i said Ive got no complaints Im j just going for the Chats at Dock Senator F Ryan Duffy ame to the dock to chat with em barking guests Duffy who is a director of the Jefferson Island club spent the night on the island He said he engaged Speaker William D Bankhead in a skeet contest Friday while the i president watched I Everything is fine and he iaid Duffy Bankhead and house democratic leader Sam Rayburn were the only congressmen who remained over night with the president Joseph B Keenan assistant at torney general was among Satur days contingent of visitors He said he had nothing on my mind and am making the trip for a I good Seek Early Adjournment The president and his legisla tive leader meanwhile were un derstood tc be considering ad journment proposals and the pos sibility of a compromise on the judiciary reorganization p r o I gram i The question or possible aa1 journment by Aug 1 involving j rush the court plan j came up after the first day of a three day program of informal conferences between the presi dent and house md senate demo crats The members vho broached the two subjects to the president as he sat in shirt sleeves and linen trousers under a locust tree re turned to the mainland admittedly dissatisfied with his reactions but No Decisive Results Congressional leaders saw in the first day amboree no decisive re sults but spreading party har mony as a result if chats over legislativeadministrative prob lems After dusk Friday night cabi net members and emergency agen cy heads sat down with the presi dent to talk man to it was explained over various legislative issues involving party harmony Undersecretary of interior Charles Administrator Harry L Hopkins and reconstruc tion corporation adminis trator Jessee Jones were among those at tha night conferences Speaker of the House William B Bankhead and House Majority Leader Sam Rayburn remained overnight to discuss the legisla tive setup Along with these two was house parliamentarian Louis Deschler whost stand on legisla tion would involve the possibility of an early house move on the presidents court program now pending in the jjnate but still lacking house committee action More Than 120 Leave More than 120 democratic con the same number present here in navy patrol boats before a m C S Saturday About the same Mussolinis Paper Says Madrid Will Fall Soon Predicts Taking of Spanish Capital Will End Crisis in Europe By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An editorial In Premier Benito Mussolinis own newspaper prom ised Saturday the swift fall of Madrid and predicted it would end the European crisis Diplomatic sources attributed the article in the newspaper Popolo Dltalia of Milan to II Duce him self It said Spanish Insurgent Gen eralissimo Francisco Franco would attack Madrid in force as soon as Santander the last major objective of the insurgents northern drive is taken Madrids iron will crum ble before the insurgent offensive as Bilbaos did the article said picturing Madrids troops and populace as demoralized Seek Some CoOperation A new plan to gel a measure of Italian and German cooperation in the international naval patrol of Spain was reported being pre pared Saturday in Paris Informed sources said the pro gram provided for placing Italian observers on French ships and German representatives on British vessels to maintain supervision of any movement of arms or foreign freighters to Spain The scheme was an amplifica tion of the FrancoBritish pro posal that their ships fill the gaps in the neutrality cordon created by withdrawal of Italian and Ger man ships Italy Is Opposed Authoritative Rome sources de clared however Italy would op pose maintenance of the patrol by Britain and France alone In some Italian quarters it was said there was no need of closing the holes because Italian and German ships were continuing an independent watch While participating in the neutrality patrol they had been stationed along the eastern Span ish coast off governmentfield territory German newspapers although they expressed approval of Brit ish Neville Cham berlains attitude toward the reich as expressed in his speech Friday blamed Britain and France for the breakdown of cooperation among the four great western European powers Rebel Troops Massed On the actual fighting front in surgents were reported massing troops in the Jarama region south east of Madrid menacing the im portant highway from Madrid to Valencia on the Mediterranean Reports from Gibraltar said a nesrv insurgent drive against Al inerii in the south also was being orgaMzed More than Moors legionnaires and other troops ad vicis said have been ferried from Ceuta Morocco to Algeciras Spain and distributed to insur gent garrisons at Malaga and Ca diz number will go to the island Sun day for the concluding day of the harmony session On the basis of the first days excursion Maury Maverick Texas predicted that the sec ond day visitors will have little to Senate Majority Leader Joseph T Robinson of Arkansas said that everybody had a good time and that is what we went Other congressmen agreed LOOK INSIDE FOR GUY M GILLETTE Iowa Senator Declines Presidents Invitation PAGE 2 North Iowa Legion Set for Junior Ball Tussle SPORTS PAGE Field Days for Farm Experiments Scheduled STATE PAGE Police WiHEnTorce Fireworks Ordinance PAGE 16 The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy Saturday night thunderstorms in southeast and southcentral portions Saturday afternoon or early night cooler in central and east Saturday night Sunday generally fair in north partly cloudy to cloudy in south MINNESOTA Generally fair Saturday night and Sunday not much change in temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 3 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 78 Minimum in Night 60 At 8 a m Saturday 62 Rainfall 56 of Inch WEEKLY FORECAST Weather outlook for the period of June 26 to July 9 For the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri Valleys and the Northern and Central Great Plains Generally fair beginning of week followed by showers by middle and probably within lat ter half moderate temperature beginning of week followed by wanner COOL NIGHTS SLEEP IN IOWA Count 3 Heat Deaths 43 Drownings in Central Plains States lowans enjoyed a cool nights sleep following thunderstorms Fri day that brought relief from tem peratures that hovered for days around the 100 mark Mason City registered 60 de grees for the low during the night snd 62 at 8 oclock Saturday morning following 56 of an inch of rain Friday The cool spell will probably hang around for a couple of I the weatherman said Sat urday 1 Forecasting cloudy and contin ued cool weather for the weekend the weatherman reported that the high pressure area which put an end to the heat will probably not move out of the state before Mon day A downpour of inches in an hour at Clinton caused heavy damage there Parts of the resi dential district were flooded and water poured into basements of downtown buildings Temperatures tumbled 15 to 30 degrees within an hours time in many Iowa cities The United Press tabulated 31 deaths by heat prostration and 51 in the central plains slates To Enroll in CCC on June 30 WASHINGTON J McEntree acting director of the Civilian Conservation corps ap proved Friday the selection of 995 young men and veterans to replace enrolleesleaving thecorps on June 30 THOSE WHO EAT Turn to the classified page and read the list of grocers whose stores are open Sun day June STRIKE IS OVER SAYOPERATORS OF STEEL FIRMS Union Chief Replies Strike Will Be Won as Plants Resume Work YOUNGSTOWN Ohio IP Philip Murray chairman of the Steel Workers Organizing commit tee declared Saturday the strike will be won as operators in Ma honing valley mills asserted its over as far as we are Murray made the statement in Pittsburgh the first formal ex pression from a C I O leader since workers began to filter into the Ohio mills under protection of the Ohio national guard The movement began Friday night after Gov Martin L Da vey of Ohio gave assurances of guard protection on the collapse of mediation efforts by a federal board in Cleveland at Work Murray said of the 000 men made idle by the strike called May 26 were at work in the mills Saturday morning The walkout was called in plants of the Ycungstown Sheet and Tube Bethlehem Steel corpora tion Republic Steel company and the Inland Steel company over re of the concerns to sign la bor contracts The said Mur ray are disappointed at the re As another C I O strategy move suit was filed Saturday at Columbus Ohio asking a federal injunction preventing use ol the troops in helping the mills reopen Pickets Dont Interfere Claims that their plants were flooded with workers were made by officials of Sheet and Tube and Republic SteeL In Johnstown the Cambria works of Bethlehem began tore sume operations There was no in terference from lightly manned picket lines I The strike is over as far as we are said Roy Leven try district manager of Republic Steel The S W O in a full page advertisement published here Sat urday declared the first 48 hours of the back to work movement show that the strikers are holding to a Change in Shifts After a change in shifts at the plant at 7 a Leventry said be tween and men out of a normal force of had en tered the gates Youngstown Sheet and Tube of ficials estimated 60 per cent of a normal employes had re turned There were no disturbances as the shifts changed Republic reported that one blast furnace had made a cast at mid night the first production in the plant since May 26 Answering the S W O C ad vertisement a committee of steel executives said Defeat is staring them in the face We have just begun to Protest to Governor Meanwhile in Cincinnati re gional executives of the C I O said more than persons were on their way from Cincinnati to Columbus to protest to Governor Davey against the use ol the troops in policing the back to work movement With national guardsmen uni formed police and deputy sheriffs on patrol duty at all mill en trances hundreds of workers swarmed through the gates for the Saturday day shift as hundreds more who had worked through the night came out of the mills Observers touring the plant gates along both sides of the Ma honing river reported no visible signs of the Steel Workers Or ganizing committee trying to main tain picket lines against the back towork movement let loose by Gov Martin L Daveys order to use the state troops for reopen ning of the steel mills Steady Stream Enters At the sheet and tube main gate to the Campbell works a steady stream of mill hands went to the open hearth furnace units for more than 30 minutes before the 7 a shift whistle Republic Steels big gate at stop 5 scene of a tear gas and gun battle a week ago in which two men were killed was thronged with workers moving into the mill A similar situation was reported from the Brier Hill plant of Sheet and Tube With the reopening ol the Youngstown mills under police and troopguard Friday mill hands went to work on 12 hour shifts to speed up preparations for full op erations next week formal by Monday Plant officials said they pected rolling mills to be   

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