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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 13, 1939, Mason City, Iowa                             NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME MAWH CITY THE IRIGHT THE THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLV FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 131939 THIS PAPER CONSISTSOF TWO SECTIONS NEWS liBEHIN Corcoran Moves Into Suite With Ben Cohen Tommy Cor coran moved secretly into a joint suite Ben Cohen at the interior department last week to be near their new mouthpiece Secretary Ickes Corcoran w h i t e house ghost writer phantom chairman of the third term drafting agency spirit ual drafting agent for financial legislation legal adviser to the reconstruction finance corpo ration and in his spare time lord high exe cutioner is ap parently setting up T T D A h e a d q uarters there His first job however was to SECTION ONE NO 211 LANDON THINKS FR WONT RUN Petitions for Airport Bond Issue Circulated Paul Mallon search work help in the ghost and re Ickes Sunday statement trying to get the cab inet officer out ot the jam of his Look magazine piece That piece does not seem to have aroused a noticeable ripple of interest out side probably because Ickes lias said so many things by now But he could have caused no greater excitement among the new deal picture cards had he personally tossed highly scented bombs into their homes As you know his seeming infer ence that no one but Roosevelt is competent to be president was il lustrated by the magazine with pictures of Garner Hull Farley Wallace and four republicans Now no one cares what Ickes may stir up against the republi cans least of all the republicans but Mr Ickes must sit at table with Garner Hull Farley and Wallace for at least 18 months something falls on his foot in the interim This may explain why he raised such an ado with the editors of the inagazlhe for translating his gen eral observation into specific pic tures Blast at Mr Ickes How deep it may have cut is hinted by an incident A few days after his article a topnotch new weekly magazine here The Sena tor edited in a friendly humor ous proRoosevelt and new deal vein by Harry Newman he got a friendly personal letter from Mr Roosevelt for the first issue ap peared with a shotgun editorial blast at Mr Ickes It was loaded with the same kind of personal buckshot that the interior secre tary employs against those who do not agree with him The New Yorker style of the ad ministrationencouraged magazine was shunted aside for a first page editorial in boldfaced type start ing Harold Ickes has deservedly become the greatest pain in the neck in the United States He has committed more mean and inex cusable little acts and fewer big ones than any man record in the last six years From this restrained start the editorial led up to what the editor really thinks of Ickes and it con eluded on a high note by calling him Hokum Hal the Harlequin Humbug The editorial did not mention the Look article but argued that Roosevelt had a right to determine whether he wanted a third term but that he should not be handi capped with such an advocate as Ickes WILL BE ASKED FOR LOCAL PROJECT Will Use Federal Aid Main Route Through Here Is Considered Circulation of petitions calling Upon the city council to call a spe cial election on a bond issue to finance the purchase and development of a Mason City air port was begun Tuesday after noon The decision to begin circula tion of the petitions at this time and in the 550000 amount was reached Tuesday noon at a meet ing of the airport committee of the Chamber of Commerce Several members of the com mittee told of assurances given by representatives of the CAA and WPA that federal aid would be forthcoming for the development of the field as soon as the city had acquired a site which was sat isfactory to he CAA and the state commerce commission Representatives of the CAA and interested airlines also have pressed the opinion that amount would be sufficient gether with government aid to de velop an airport which would be acceptable to the CAA and the airline operating through the city it was related Carroll Swift and Murray Fin ley were named cochairmen of a Junior Chamber of Commerce committee to circulate the peti tions CAA CONDUCTS HEARING ON AIR LINE ROUTE WASHINGTON Of Air minded lowans Tuesday turned their attention again to the civil aeronautics authority hearing on the application of various Iowa cities to be designated as stops of a proposed air transport line north and south over the state Waterloo Iowa City Ottumwa and Mason City presented data in support of their claims Monday Des Moines representatives were scheduled to present testimony Tuesday in support of the appli 2Fisted Goodbye for King Tliis is the way President Roosevelt waved goodbye to King George and Queen Elizabeth at the Hyde Park N Y railroad station as the monarclis left for Canada First the President waved with one hand then in tins fashion ex the to cations Braniff of the Airways MidContinent and Northwest Disagree Over Works In view of this and one other little thing the permanency of Corcorans office in interior is somewhat in doubt The other thing is the backstage disagree ment between Ickes and the treas ury department over a new public works program a dispute in which the white house seems to have sided with the treasury 1 The picturecard men in the j new deal anyone above a ten spot have not heard that the I argument has reached any high degree of vehemence At least no blows have yet been noted Mr Ickes however tried to get a works program has worked for it in congress and elsewhere while the treasury opposed it and Mr Roosevelt announced at a piess conference a week ago there would be no program The Ickes Sunday rejoinder to his own attack is more important than you may have surmised be cause it is really the first serious text of the third term theory Half a dozen men as wcl as Corcoran participated in the elaborate re search into the writings of Wash ington Jefferson etc to prove the founding fathers did not mean Roosevelt when they said they Air Lines to establish transport service between Minneaoolis and St Paul Des Moines Kansas City anc St Louis Examiner Francis W Brown heard the arguments of the Iowa cities interested in the route William B Hathorn repre senting the Mason City Cham ber of Commerce introduced letters from 39 Mason City firms expressing approval of the line and asking that Mason City be made a stop on it He argued that the city is the trade cen ter of onethird of Iowa and a valuable market for St Louis Horace Van Metre former presi dent of the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce sought a position on the route forhis city on the con tention that it was the largest in dustrial city in the state Kansas City businessmen urged establishment of the line saying Kansas City needed direct connec tion with Des Moines and faster connection with Minneapolis Rochester Minn Moline 111 and Quincy 111 are also seek ing a place on the air route Wins First in State Contest Bob Lorenz son of 3Ir and Mrs Jay W Loxenz of Mason City was declared the winner of the slate Americanism essay contest by the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in convention at Council Bluffs Tuesday A medal was given to Mrs Lua Ditch of Mason City for presentation to the youth later Bob Lorenz won first place in the Cerro Gordo county con test under V F W auxiliary sponsorship riling on True Americanism How Best to Achieve It 13 INJURED IN MILWAUKEE RIOT Streetcar Hauling Men to AllisChalmers Plant Is Attacked MILWAUKEE in which at least 13 persons were injured flared in suburban West Allis Tuesday as office workers approached the strikebound Allis Chalmers Manufacturing company plant largest industrial concern in Wisconsin Eight policemen and special deputy sheriffs were beaten and stoned Their injuries required hospital treatment Five pickets also were taken to hospitals The trouble started two blocks from the plant when pickets at AUTO USED BY KING AND QUEEN Canadas Maritime Region Toured by English Monarchs ABOARD ROYAL PILOT S W IOWA GETS HEAVY RAIN 282 Inches Reported at Osceola Chinch Bug Menace Reduced DES MOINES heavy rainfall soaked southwest ern Iowa Tuesday and spread up ward into the northwest section of the state Heaviest report was 282 inches at Osceola and Boone reported 225 inches Weather bureau officials said that while the rains had not ended southern Iowas chinch bug men ace the cold wet weather was decidedly unfavorable for the pests A prolonged period of this type of weather is necessary to kill them off thoroughly bureau officials said While southern central and northwestern Iowa got the heavi est share of rain very little rain fall was reported in the eastern half of the stale the bureau said irniijfiMT IN Bj in overcoat weath er only a few days removed from the oppressive heat of Washington and New York King George anc Queen Elizabeth toured Canada maritime region Tuesday aban doning their royal train most o the day for rides by automobile and special train It was NewBrunswick prov inces day to entertain its and queen There are so many streams and bays that the royal train was be ing discarded temporarily Auto mobiles were waiting for the ar rival here and the Icing and queen were driven to the capital Fred ericton for the official provincial welcome in the legislative build ing At Newcastle too there was a problem for the newspaper cor respondents aboard the royal pilot train none of whom had seen the king or queen since they stepped out of St James Protestant Epis copal church at Hyde Park N Y with President and Mrs Roosevelt Sunday noon To meet the travel problem Tuesday half the cor respondents left the pilot train here to motor on to Fredericton and watch the legislative reception there at p m and the other half went on with the train to Saint John where the king and j queen arrive at p m travel j ins on a special royal train from MUTINY OF 229 CONVICTS ENDS IN COAL MINE Had Gone on Strike Over Silk Underwear and Food Demands LANSING Kims mu tiny of 229 convicts in a coal mine at the Kansas state penitentiary over silk underwear and food ended without violence at jclock Tuesday morning The re bellious prisoners sent up word to Warden M F Amrine they would surrender The convict miners capitulated without any concessions from the warden to demands that they be permitted to continue buying silk underwear nt the commissary and to eat bedtime snacks in their cells Lasts 4 Hours The strike lasted approximate ly four Jiours After sending word through Robert Murray mine superinten dent who with 12 guards was held a prisoner in the 750fool coal mine the convicts crowded into the elevator cage at the bot tom of theshaft and began theii return to the surface Murray remained at the bottom of the shaft until the last group of convicts left the mine The crest fallen mutineers had missed theii luncheon and were not offeree any Guards Bad Descended The decision of the convicts to giveupjYasreachedafter more than 20 guards armed with ma chine guns and tear gas descendei into the pits They were instructed to use their tear gas and guns to briuj the rebels to terms Amrine issued the order afte he had given an emphatic no to demands for extra food and great er freedom and after 22 of the 25 convicts voluntarily came to tin surface Wouldnt Give In The prisoners descended inlc the 750 foot shaft between 7 and a m Three hours later they sen Robert Murray mine superinten dent to the top to reiterate thei demands I absolutely will not meet tlv demands the warden said Amrine sent Murray back wit instructions all prisoners wh would not work should come t the top The 22 responded am later the others Man Who Ha4 Preached Own Funeral Serm6n Succumbs The precipitation held tempera tures down Monday the highest readnig in the state being 75 de grees at Atlantic and Lamoni The mercury dropped to a low of 45 degrees Monday night at Decorah Scattered showers were falling in some parts of the state Tuesday morning the bureau said Other heavy rainfall reports in cluded Chariton inches Mount Ayr 102 Pocahontas and Creston 92 were against a third term It was widely circulated inside publication tacked a streetcar hauling office i DIES FROM INJUUIES workers and spread to the factory j CRESTON M Rav 4G Bates Pickets hurled stones and Greenfield fowa trucker diYd iii Numerous fist fights Fredericton The pilot train precedes the rojal train on the route usually by half an hour or more 72 Dr L V Treynor Prominent Iowa Physician Succumbs COUNCIL BLUFFS neral senices were being planned Tuesday for Dr V L Treynor 72 one of Iowas best known medical and civic figures He died Monday night at Jennie Edmund son hospital where he had been chief of staff several years His death followed a sudden ill ness that struck him while he was at the American Medical society meeting at St Louis three weeks ago Dr Theynor a delegate left the meeting and hastened home His public service included work as a member of the board of regents of the University of Iowa from which he was graduated 11 years as secretary of the Iowa State Medical society and terms as society president and trustee INDIANAPOLIS iP Wade lillmah 90 a farmer who oreached his own funeral sermon wo years ago last month over an ak casket he had built for him elf tiicd in a hospital here Tues ay Millman conducted his fu leral in the presence of a curious rowd of 5000 to whom he said When my time comes all I ask is that they let me die unremem bered and let me lie in my grave unmolested He added he didnt want any preacher nor singing at my fu neral Millmans body however will be taken to his home town of Coatesville 25 miles southwest of here for funeral services Thurs day WILSON STUDIES HERRING CHARGE Withholds Comment on Proposal to Call Legislative Session DES MOINES George A Wilson Tuesday withheld com ment on Senator Clyde Herrings suggestion that he call a special ession of the legislature until he can study the proposal in detail Senator Herring issued a state ment Monday urging Die Iowa governor to call the legislature into session for one day to enact a law which would qualify Iowa to obtain federal aid in caring for dependent children The act under consideration by the senate would increase federal participation in benefits to chil dren from 33 13 to 50 per cent Herring charged that the cal lous cruel neglect of the legisla Tire had deprived Iowa of thai assistance Herrings statement part United States 2 510 per cent of children undei the age of IB are receiving aid It is estimated that there are perhaps 17000 dependent children within the slate of Iowa and the average grant to children in states surrounding Iowa is S12 a month While perhaps a substantial pei cent of these dependent Iowa chil dren could bo maintained for less than it can be seen that by its neglect of these Iowa children the last state legislature lias deprived them of from one million to one and onequarter million dollars of federal aid I suggest that the governorvcal the legislature back for one day enact a law that will permit Iowa to obtain this help for its depend ent homeless children the legisla ture to contribute its mileage and pay to some worthy state fund as an indication of their desire to atone for their neglect Hitler Orders Big Plane With Space for Conference Room BERLIN Hitler ha placed ni order for a new air plane with space enough for conference room and sufficien range to fly nonstop from Berlin to New York The airplane is a fourengine low wing land machine It has an average speed of 220 miles an hour and a cruising range of 5 600 miles A similar airplane crossed the north Atlantic to the United States last August and later flewfrom Berlin to Tokio for a longdis tance record Subsequently it fell into Manila bay The Focke Wulfo aircraft corporation of Bremen is the manufacturer TJie fuehrer is not a pilot but flics on occasion Monday he took off from Vienna for an undis closed destination Executive Council Protests and Accepts Condemnation Figure DES MOINES the comment its a holdup the state executive council Tuesday votec to accept a condemnation jurys figure of S875 for 19 acres of lane at the Lake Manawa state conser vation area near Council Bluffs Secretary of Agriculture Mark Thornburg who together with State Treasurer W G C Bagley and State Auditor C B Akers in vestigated the purchase declared there was nothing the state coulc do but accept the figure The lane is to be used for a parkway am dike The condemnation jury heard the owners demands and then set the price Mayor Leach Beats Eide by 7000 Votes in Minnesota Ballot MINNEAPOLIS fP Mayor George E Leach was reelected for his sixth term defeating T A Eide by more than 7000 votes on the basis of unofficial returns from Mondays primary election Complete unofficial totals gave Leach 82219 and Eide 74962 The election was conducted on a nonpartisan basis but Eide had official farmerlabor indorsement Leach is a republican before I csp Numerous fist fights dcja Crcston hospital Wednesday of ycloped The peace officers retali injuries sustained May 13 when i liltcd wlth scks and tear i he was struck bv truck on a gas i farm near Orient Iowa French Police Watch for Stolen Painting PARIS believing an effort would be made to smuggle the stolen Wattcau paint the Grand Army of the Republic ing Lindifferent to the United and allied organizations will hold G A R PLANS ENCAMPMENT DES MOINES of Weather FORECAST IOWA IHosily cloudy shoiv crs in central and east portions Tuesday night and in extreme cast portion Wednesday becom ing fair in west and central por tions Wednesday somewhat warmer in northeast and ex treme cast central portions Tuesday nighf warmer Wednes day afternoon MINNESOTA Mostly cloudy probably showers in southeast and extreme cast portions Tues day night and Wednesday somewhat warmer In northeast and extreme southeast portions Tuesday night warmer Wednes day afternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Slonday SS Minimum Monday night 47 At 8 a m Tuesday 57 02 inch LOOK INSIDE FOR c BOLTON LEE Reward Off ered to Find His Slayer PAGE 2 State 4rGirIs Will Convene Wednesday STATE PAGE Spirit Is ByWord in Major Leagues SPORTS PAGE IOWA A F L OPENS SESSIONS Largest Hotel in Dubuque Picketed During Convention DUBUQUE ipThe Iowa Fed eration of Labor opened its an nual convention here Tuesda morning with interest centering on the battle for the state presidency between A A Couch of Des Moines incumbent seeking re election and Leo Quinn also Des Moines secretary of the State Truck Drivers union The primary election will be Wednesday morning and the elec tion Thursday morning At the opening session Tuesday delegates heard welcoming speeches from Mayor George R Murphy and C C Simpson secre tary of the Dubuque Chamber of Commerce Largest Hotel Picketed With Dubuques largest hotel the Julien being picketed by unions representing bartenders cooks and waiters and operating engineers on charges that the hotel is unfair to organized labor dele KANSAN SCORES ECONOMIC PLAN OF NEW DEAL Roosevelt Depression Causes Increase in Chronic Unemployment BOSTON M Landon nsuccessful republican nominee n the last presidential election redicted Tuesday President Roosevelt would decline to become candidate for a third term At the same time in a speech irepared for delivery before the Business and Professional Wom ns Republican club of Massachu etls the former Kansas governor harply criticized new deal eco nomics and those who urge the president to run again in 1940 We are in the sixth year of extraordinary government spcndingtosave policy Lan don asserted yet discourage ment and chronic unemploy ment are increasing This in deed is tile Roosevelt depres sion The citizens who are proposing and urging a third term for Presi dent Hoosevelt will be marked by the future historian as bringing disaster to therepublic if they succeed in their unworthy ends But there are enough Ameri cans whose hearts are sound to stop them Here indeed the re public has a rendezvous with des tiny However I dont believe any man with the exaltation and Ihe sense of public senice and patrio tism that comes from the high office of the presidency accede to such demands Stresses Statesmanship The president worthy the trust reposed in him by his tal low citizens will disdain this suggestionmade to him by meaner souls J Landon said the question of which party wins the next elec tion is not as important as the type of statesmanship we may ex pect from the next president The fantastic financial theories of the new deal which have proven a failure in achieving recovery must not be permitted to remain unchecked or to become a per manent part of our national life We must get n foundation for a sound recovery and getting our people back to work Must Apply Brakes Then the problem of the next republican president may well be preventing normal healthy recov ery from turning into a runaway boom At the risk of his very repu tation he must be prepared to put on the brakes in time and if he fails we will be facing the truly desperate situation of another bust And if that happens God pity us all Already the dangerous idea is gaming credence that we can elect anyone wo nominate That idea has gotten not only the republi can party but the country into difficulty in times past In fact we are paying today both as a party and as a country because we fell from that idea too many times and unfortunately it vras correct as far as winning the elec tion went Need Unified Party Of course under our way of doing things the new chief execu tive must have a unified party behind htm Certainly this is not true today of the democratic party which is torn to pieces not only by the presidents methods and policies but by threats of a third term Why should a young resource ful people like us accept the gates were being forced rooms at smaller hotels view of growth and over1 Landon that our days greatness are asked Why assume that our ma chinery will never work again simply because it isnt working to uncraboss Meanwhile several unions hold ing state conventions in conjunc tion with the federation had elec ted officers as follows Womens labor bureau Presi dent Mrs Daisy White Sioux City vice president Mrs Laura Row Des Moines secretarytreas urer Mrs Gwen McElroy Bonne chaplain Mrs Laura Byrd Mar shalltown state organizer Mrs Ruth Bogenstos Waterloo and re who IE constantly throwing monkey wrenches To be perfectly frank there are some other people who arc throwing monkey wrenches into the machinery There are ex tremists on the reactionary side people in the business and politi cal world who are blind to the reality that the duties of govern ment in the United States are dif ferent and will continue to be dif ferent from what they have hith a tci iw t ji tiring president Mrs Ida Grieb flto regardless of what par ling Mason City tv Is In Printing Trades Iowa Printing Trades Council C T V W BKyd Des Moines president liVlOOre raiTlOUS Indian R C Des Moines vice Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railroad Em ployes of America passenger bus drivers C E Howard DCS Moines presidenUW E Simmon Marshatltown vice president H Denebring Ottumwa secretaiy CLEVELAND Oklahoma Jim Moore 82 famous Indian fighter died Monday at the home ot his brother Harry in nearby Stvongville He was said to be the last man alive who witnessed the shooting of Wild Bill Hicfcok in Deadwood S D saloon He wandered through the halls meeting Minimum i treasurer and George B Huntley j L C Garnett Sioux j was a deputy U S marshal when 3 I Elmer Brauhn Dubuque j the Indian territory was opened to 53 directors settlement in 188B89   

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