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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 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 TUESDAY JULY 61937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS Or TWO SECTION ONE NO 232 Backing of U S Goal European Nations Want to Curb Dictators MISTAKEN FO By CHARLES P STEWART ASHING TON CPA Eng lish and French statesmen and states men of some of the I smaller E u r o pean countries cannot g j v e up the idea that finally they will succeed in getting the United States to take their side j against G e rI many and Italy thus intimidat ing Killer and Mussolini into j British piping down i n connection With the Old World war threat For example the American viiit j of Premier Van Zeeland of Belj gium undoubtedly had that end in j view j Ostensibly Van Zeeland came j here on a purely commercial sion j In reality it appears that he came primarily to talk war politics too obviously but to feel around and go back to report to London and Paris without much regard to Brussels his own capita A Good Selection For a jobof that kind Van Zee land was a pretty good selection A big British or Gallicpolitician visiting Washington would have j attractedtoe much attention He would have been suspected of hav ing military considerations in mind considering the strained overseas prospect centering in Spain particularly Van Zoeland however from pe wee little Belgium was not so evi dently a war negotiator Two Flying Boats Chart Commercial Atlantic Route FAN AMERICAN CLIPPER MAKES IRELAND SAFELY Plane Arrives in Newfoundland After Ocean Hop By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two mighty flying ships that pass in the night successfully charted a route for regular com mercial flights between North America and Europe Tuesday The Pan American Clipper III landed at Foynes Ireland after a 1960 mile survey hop from Bot wood Newfoundland making the ocean jump in 2 hours and 40 minutes The British Imperial Airways flying boat Caledonia completed he westward hop of 1990 miles from Foynei to Botwood in 15 hours and 9 minutes j Neither passengers nor mail was earned Pass During Night I The pioneering craft Blazing Trail for Regular Air Passenger Flights FOUND IN FIRE RUINS OF LUVERNE LOOK INSIDE FOR each other in the thinning da i ness over the North Atlantic The j Caledonia landed at Botwood at a m CST The Pan Ameri Incidentally he is credited with can Clipper alighted majestically being a supercrafty diplomat i on the River Shannon at Foynes Neither London nor Paris has his i at a m CST match it is recognized But he can j A brisk tail wind speeded the go back and enlighten them as well American plane carrying Capt Harold E Gray and a crew of sev en on the inaugural flight Jn this giant clipper plane Capt Harold Gray inset and a crew of six arrived at Foynes Ire passed j and from Port Washington N Y after thefirst of what were planned to be regular air passenger flights over the Atlantic ocean A British flyinsboat arrived at Botwood Nfld completing an east west crossing made simultaneously as could one of their own emis saries Better indeed for he prob ably found out more Present Idea Too The wartime allies dope is j that had the United States in the j early 1914s declared itself as proj A large crowd headed by Pres he kaiser would not have had he nerve to precipitate it That is the notion that is trying to be rubbed in now The AngioFrench contention is that A m e i i c a n adherence to AngloFrench policy will overawe GermanItalian aggression and thire wont be any var Stewarts View ident Earnon de Valera of Irish Free State greeted Americans Gray termed the flight a ant enjoyable trip He j worst part of the flight came when i upon approaching Ireland Ahead of Schedule The 19 ton four engined Cale donia completed her hop ahead of schedule in charge of Capt A S Wilcockson and a crew of four He had estimated the Caledonia would make the crossing in from 16 to 17 hours Spectators cheered loudly as the Ohio Troops Break Siege4 SENATE OPENS COURT DEBATE Robinson Says Judges Over 75 Usually on Decline Mentally Physically WASHINGTON PP Demo cratic Leader Robinson opening the fight for the administrations judicial reorganization bill told and workers at the strike bound Wisconsin Picket Killed in Clash With Workers fly to Montreal probably Wednes day and then on to Port Washing ton N Y the last lap of the flight The Clippers average speed was I Maybe not big PIane dropped out of the skies The responsibly i placed on Lncle Sam That is to say it is placed by the fighting powers Their desire is to place it in Spain My own sympathy is with the Spanish government in arms against domestic and foreignly supported fascism But should the U S take sides at the risk of war Van Zealands Thesis Europe says so of sides each on its own side Each sida did in 1914 and onelHar excursions side won after which it repudiated i its debts to Uncle Kam T C Perhaps Uncle Sam was right in JJefeat Ol theory but it cost him nearly a hundred thousand lives and 24 oilj Jg Reported Premier van Zcelands thesis is ihal Uncle Sain ought to be will ins to try it again He has made a pretty ood im pression in Washington miles an hour the Caledonias The twin surveys put Great Britain and the United States first in the field in this years projected experimental flights over the North Atlantic by aviation inter ests of four nations France and Germany are preparing for sim the senate Tuesday that judges more than 75 years of age us ually are in a state of mental and physical decline As he spoke Senator Wheeler DMont leader of the opposi tion to judiciary reorganization emerged from a long white house conference and said he was still opposed to any compromise which would add any justices to the su preme court Wheeler and Senator Bone D Wash talked with the president for an hour and a half soon aft er the latter returned from a five Park N Y declined to go into detail but did say the court bill was discussed He added however the parliamentary situ ation in the senate would not be affected by the talk as 3 Cleveland Steel Plants Reopen MENOMINEE Mich Jo seph Jozwiak 42 was killed Tues day in a clash between pickets Robinson began the senate de bate after that chamber had agreed without a record vote to take the judiciary legislation up for consideration by Japanese Army j HSINKIMG Manchoukuo The Japanese army declared Tues day it had defeated a sizable de tachment of Russian troops in a on the disputed day long battle eastern frontier and Siberia of Manchoukuo The Japanese inspired govern ment of Manchoukuo immediately made strong Moscow over representations to break of hostilities MR BOO2 DTES KANKAKEE 111 The po lice blotter Monday listed John J Booz dead from drinking whisky and carbolic acid IOTH VICTIM OF MAD BUTCHER Portions of Headless Body Are Taken From River st Cleveland CLEVELAND of the body of Clevelands tenth corso victim in two and onehalf years were pulled from the murky Cuya hoga river Tuesday apparently 10 days after death The body sections were found rear the place on the river bank where discovery of a previous victim was made scarcely more than one month ago Police Sgt James Hogan said he believed the body that of a man unquestionably was that of another victim of the mad butcher of Kingsbury Run blamed for nine other mysterious mutilation mur ders of which three victims were women The body of the latest victim was noticed by Frank Marzek a bridge tender who believed it a dressmakers dummy The first discovered body sec tion a lower trunk portion was wrapped in a burlap bag Police and national guardsmen patrolling R newlyreopened Republic Steel corporation plant nearby were railed They discovered addition plly the upper trunk portion a i fooling makeyou stew Formal Meeting of Tax Committee Put Off to Wednesday WASHINGTON am joint congressional tax committee mem Lloyd Manufacturingcompany plant Jozwialc a picket was killed when he slipped and fell under an automobile entering the plant driveway and was dragged nearly 300 feet He died a half hour later in a hospital The fatality occurred when the Lloyd plant attempted Tuesday to reopen its plant closed since June 22 A crowd estimated by police at more than 400 pickets massed about the plant entrance to dem onstrate opposition to the attempt of nearly 450 of the companys 1000 employes to return to their jobs Police said the nonsjriking em ployes drove up to the plant in automobiles A half dozen of these forced their way through the picket lines police said striking but not seriously injuring two or three of those picketing Police said an additional car 1 carrying two men then attempted to drive through the lines at a faster rate of speed They said Jozwiak jumped on to the front bumper of the car was thrown off balance and dragged under the bers conferred treasury experts Tuesday with preparatory to drafting legislation to close rev enue law loopholes which have permitted wealthy Americans to obtain legal tax reductions A formal meeting of the com mittee scheduled for Tuesday the renewed out was postponed because of inability SO THEY SAY Albert Dyer confessed slayer ol three small girls If I plead guilty they can only give me life and I can do barbering work in prison o 4 Jerome Herman Dizzy Dean St Louis Cardinals baseball pitcher declaring wouldnt pitch In the major league all star fame He later changed his I need a rest Im tired of pleasing other people and Im going to piease myself for a change 9 a u Steel strike sentinel to men re turning to work Come on you guys why dont you get behind the union Tom Girdler chair man of Republic Steel is just of some member1 to attend The group will meet Wednesday to make decisions concerning the future of the investigation One question to be decided is whether the committee will in vestigate charges of Rep Hamil ton Fish RN Y that President Roosevelt used revenue law loop holes and deducted losses from his farm at Hyde Park N Y FASCISTS ASKED TO SEND TROOPS Appeal to Italy Germany Reported Made by Gen Franco By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Spanish government news agency Agence Espagne declared Tuesday that Insurgent General Francisco Franco had asked the Italian and German governments for 125000 troops to aid in a new offensive against Madrid A purported secret memoran dum addressed to Reichsfuhrer Adolf Hitler and Premier Benito Mussolini of Italy was said also to have requested 500 airplanes 50 artillery batteries and tanks The agency did not say where it ob tained the memorandum Trapped Cut Down An insurgent communique at Hendaye on the FrancoSpanish border reported a government battalion had been trapped and cut down in fierce fighting in the mountainous country of northern Spain near Somiedo on the Astur ian front British business houses in Lon Sheriff Investigates State Agent Summoned From Des Moines LUVERNE Sfcte and county officers Tuesday were investigat ing the finding of a body in the fire ruins of the barn at the rear of the Max Block home Sheriff Casey Loss of Aigona said an agent from the state bureau of in vestigation would arrive Tuesday to investigate The body was generally be lieved to be that of Walter Block 27 Mr and Mrs Max Block are his father and stepmother Al though he had not lived at the Max Block home he had come there frequently for visits Turned in Alarm The barn located near the Max Block residence in the north part of Luverne was almost entirely destroyed by fire Monday after noon Mr Block had turned in the alarm and firemen had come and fought the blaze In a corner of the ruins of the barn the body of the victim was found Some of the questions to which officers were seeking ans wers were whether or not spon taneous combustion of new hay in the barn had originated the blaze whether the victim was asleep when the fire started or whether or not he was dead be fore the fire got ta him The stepmother formerly a res ident of Belmond recently had two operations and Sunday even ing suffered a stroke She was re ported in a critical condition and had not been notified of the find ing of the body The first Mrs Max Block died several years ago Separated From Wife Young Block had been married but was not living with his wife formerly Emily Schmidt of Britt They iiaci no children Besides Mr and Mrs Max Block the family includes a son who is a high school student Young Block had been living at the Anderson farm near Luverne ISABEL WEISBROD Fenton Girl Crash Victim 563 Violent Deaths m Country Over Holidays PAGE 2 Former Decorah Man Drowned at LaCrosse PAGE 5 Major Leagues Ready for AllStar Battle PAGE 9 Revised Farm Bills to Be Offered in Congress PAGE 3 Sheriff Loss and Coroner R A investigated the death The body which was badly charred was taken to the L M Merritt fu neral home in Aigona whire posi tive identification wss being sought GXAHAM AND QUEALY SENT TO LUVERNE DES MOINES Chief W W Akers of the state bureau of in vestigation said today he had sent Agents Ress Graham and S R Quealy to Luverne to in vestigate the deacn of a man be lieved to be Walter Block 27 whose body was found in the ruins of a barn ihich burned Monday Akers said he had no details on the case 2 IOWA YOUTHS FATALLY HURT Nevada Pair Die Following Auto Crash Five Miles South of Ames car when the machine jerked forI don heard that Franco would for i bid the further return of foreign ers to Spain until conditions be come more normal ward The Lloyd plant again closed its doors when the seriousness of the accident was learned MACHINE GUNS SET UP AT MOLL GATES CLEVELAND fP Ohio tional broke guardsmen 1500 strong the siege of three strike Piece of Egg Shell Causes Babys Death MINNEAPOLIS piece of egg shell caused the death of Shir ley Hawkinson baby daughter of Mr and Mrs Kermit Hawkinson of Alvarado Minn Monday The child who was between one and two years old was brought to Minneapolis after the piece of shell had become lodged in her wind pipe An operation was performed but the child died at a hospital leg and an arm in your own juice CADDIES END STRIKE CEDAR RAPIDS of the Cedar Rapids Country club took part in a brief sit down strike for higher wages but they compromised when given permis sion to play golf on the course once a week AH are back at work locked planis of the Republic Steel corporation here Tuesday With machine guns set up at the mill gates the heavily armed guardsmen stood vigil while sev eral hundred workers lunch pails on arms went back to their jobs after 41 days of idleness The back to work movement left Independent Steel producers in a position to claim that with the exception of a few plants all their mills were operating at least partially in defiance of John L Lewis CIO walkout Only a few pickets bawled raucous jeers at the men going back into the three big CorriganMcKinney works the Upson nut divisionand the Truscon Steel plant The mills normally employ about 6000 men Fourth Kept Shut A fourth plant Steel and Tube which was scheduled to reopen along with theothers at 7 am was kept shut for the time being In addition to the national guardsmen 384 city police and 75 Ready to Trade Sources close to the French for eign office in Paris predicted Great Britain and France might agree to give the Spanish insur gents limited belligerent rights in return for full ItaloGerman cooperation in a hands off Spain sea patrol Such rights would give Francos stronger fleet the privilege of blockading government ports and control of shipping government or foreign within the three mile lim it Claims New Solo Endurance Record for Light Planes AMES Two Nevada Iowa youths suffered fatal injuries five miles south of here Tuesday morn ing when the car in which they were riding left the highway and crashed into a ditch apparently going out of control The dead are E H Hilleman 23 H E Andrew 22 Fred Baldwin and Wendell Ross Charles City truckers who said they were driving about a quarter of a mile behind the car reported they saw the automobile swerve and crash into the ditch in a cloud of dust The car rolled over several times the trucekrs said Andrew was driving the auto mobile authorities here said Both men were taken to Mary I Greely hospital here where they i died at about a m NORTHEROOK 111 man Doerr young structor Tuesday aviation in claimed a Hospital authorities said Hille man died of internal injuries and fractured pelvis while Andrew had a deep cut in the back and a fractured ankle Crippled Children worlds solo endurance record for light planes He landed his threecylinder plane at Sky Harbor airport Mon day night after 24 hours in the air during which he refueled by snagging cans of oil and gasoline from a speeding automobile The former record was 19 hours and 57 minutes set by Helen Hud son of California last Easter deputies enforced peace in dangerous strike zones the pro claimed by Sheriff Martin ODon nlel within a radius of 1500 yards of each plant A big crowd booing in chorus massed on the rim of a bluff over looking the CorriganMcKinley plant as several hundred automo bile loads of nonstrikers rolled through the company gates A heavy fog blanketed the area Crowd Cheers Pickets The crowd cheered the pickets dimly seen below The pickets kept up a running fire of chatter addressed at the men returning to work Come on you guys one of the strike sentinels repeated shrilly why dont you get behind the union Tom Girdler chairman of Republic Steel is just fooling you Hell make you stew in your own juice At 7 a m members of the back to work committee and city police estimated 700 men and women of the normal 1700 employed entered the Upson nut division plant By automobile and on foot the men and women quietly entered the mill gates past a line of 12 MCkets who said little but scrutin zed the returning workers care fully Call for Condition of Banks June 30 WASHINGTON comp troller of the currency issued a call Tuesday for the condition of all national banks at the close of business Wednesday June 30 Coincidental with the national bank call officials said the Fed eral Deposit Insurance Corpora tion and the Federal Reserve board would issue calls In all about 14000 banks will make condition reports as on June 30 Included in this figure are about 5000 national banks which are among the 0300 mem ber banks of the Federal Reserve system D W BATES ISSUES STATE BANK CALL DES MOINES W Bates state banking superintendent is sued Tuesday a call for the condi tion of all state banks at the close of business Wednesday June 30 v Will Be Examined ESTHERVILLE children of Emmett Clay Palo Alto Pocahontas counties will be and Dickinson examined here July 22 at a clinic to be conducted by the University of Iowa Chil dren 16 years oiage or younger may attend the clinic The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Tuesday night and Wednesday except possibly local thundershowers in north west Wednesday afternoon somewhat warmer in east and southcerwal portions Tuesday night and Wednesday not so i warm in extreme northwest Wednesday afternoon MINNESOTA Generally in east and south scattered thundershowers in northwest portion wanner along Lake Superior somewhat cooler in northwest late Tuesday night Wednesday cloudy and cooler local thundershowers in east and south portions IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday 89 Minimum in Night 66 At 8 A M Tuesday 77 HOPES RISE AND FALL AGAIN IN EARHART HUNT Center of Search in Pacific Shifts to South of Howland blend HONOLULU IP Hopes for the rescue of Amelia Saxhart sky rocketed Tuesday then suddenly fizzled out when the coast guard cutter Itasca reported it apparent ly had mistaken a meteor for flares from the round the world flyers plane Despite the severe disappoint ment the search continued with a prospect its center probably would shift from a point 280 miles north of Howland Island to the Phoenix Islands an equal distance south ward Hope of immediate rescue of Miss Earhart and Frederick J Noonan navigator of her 8C030 flying laboratory soared when the Iasca was overheard at a m Eastern Standard Time ra dioing the plane Anti Climax We can see your flares are coming toward you Forty five minutes later came a second message We see your flares Go ahead Then came antitfimax when officers of the cutter reported the lookout might have mistaken heat flashes for a flare and later their decision it was probably a me teor Tiny Howland Island goal of Miss Earharfs 2570 mile flight from British New Guinea last Fri day also reported seeing the lights Flares carried by the miss ing plane could not have been sighted by both Phantom Lights Seen The phantom lights were seen where a fragmentary radio mes sage Monday indicated the fly ers forced down by gasoline shortage were drifting Miss Ear harts husband George Palmer Putnam however was so firmly convinced the message was misinterpreted that tbw San Fran cisro coast guard radio seat out a message to searching ships of three nations asking them to shift their hunt 280 miles southeast of Howland island Putnam based his opiuion on the inability of his wifes radio to operate when the plrne is in the water The Lockheed plant builders of the plane verified his opinion concerning the radio Putnam has held persistently to the belief she reached one of the tiny atolls which dot the equa torial Pacific None of them is within 300 miles north of How land Haven on Reef Lieut Frank Johnson San Francisco coast guard communica tions officer radioed the battle ihip Colorado nearing the scene Irom Honolulu a suggestion that he warship send her three planes Tuesday to fly over the Phoenix slands Officials here also began to share the belief that Miss Earhart if alive has found a temporary haven on some remote reef They indicated the search would veer toward Phoenix Coast guardsmen however commented We cant overlook any bet We must consider the possibility that Miss Earhart picked up new radio equipment somewhere on her flight and also Noonans known adaptability They suggested Noonan may have adapted the radio to work when the plane was on the water possibly from spare batteries COAST GUARD CUTTER HASNO INFORMATION WASHINGTON coast guard cutter Itasca reported at a m Tuesday she had no information about the Ear hart plane The message was sent to Wash ington in response to a request that the Itasca searching near Howland island report on numer ous rumors that she had found or daard from the massing plane this morning The Itasca reported at a m CST that lights which offi cersat first thought might be flares from the Earhart plane were only meteors 21 Patients Die as Sanitarium Burns HIROSHIMA Japan IP Barred from escape by iron grill work on the windows of a private sanitarium 21 patients were killed Tuesday when the building burned down   

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