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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1939, Mason City, Iowa r H t S T M E u OEPT OF MO I NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS F R Denunciation Leaves Deep Scars Roosevelt said it was funny to read the names of moderatemoney repub licans who voted against himin t h e senatorial silverdevalua tion deal It was con sidered just 25 I funny hereto read the of Roose velts best sena torialfriends who voted againsthim in the same deal Inspection of Paul Mallon tnf hvo roll calls will show 15 of the strongest honest toRoosevelt senators opposed continuing his devaluation pow ers and 19 of his bev friends op posed him to votr or a higher silver price Again Aim on both roll calls were such tried and true Rposeveltians as Schwellenbach Pittman Hayden Johnson Ash urst Bone Downey Murray and is why the presidents so on That Hyde Park denunciation of the senate in unprecedentedly biting terms may have cut deeper than he intended and may leave per manent near his own political heart Silver Demos Smoked No more disparaging private comments concerning the presi dent ever been heard in the democratic cloakrooms than after his Hyde Park attack The air there is reported to have been bluefor two days What smoked the silver demo crats up so was their sincere be MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 30 1939 MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT j ovjjiij a UJHLJ ou OUO3 Jims rAFER CONSISTS OF Two 1SECTION ONE JJQ 225 WOULD BALK F R MONEY FIGHT Nazis PredictDanzig Settlement WithoutWa BRITAIN WARNS AGAINST BLOW OF AGGRESSION Adolf Hitler Expects to Visit Free City Danger Spot in July BY UNITED PRESS Nazis Friday forecast settlement of the Danzig a general the first au tumn cold snap but from Great against Britain came warnings any aggressive blow Adolf Hitler expects to visit the free city danger spot late in July it was said in nazi quarters in Berlin and if the dispute with Poland over Danzig has not been solved by that date the nazis are confident that final settlement will come shortly thereafter Re turn of Danzig to the reich is assured the nazis believe The reich admittedly is ready with a great military force which some expert observers believe to be riot far below 2000000men under arms There have been no special mobilization or emergent French Enlistment Rolls Are Open that Mr Roosevelt played opened the into the hands of the republicans enlistment rolls of her armed j lOrCBS FrtHair I by giving them credit for upping jthe silverpriceThey thought he didrnojreasonoutJhe political efJecT1 of hiswords For instance his mention of Senator Vanden berg as one ofthe republican cul prits will serve Mr Vandenberg very well in the Rocky Mountain silver states next year if he is the republican presidential can didate against Mr Roosevelt or anyone else Some actually be lieve this one incident could easi ly give Vandenbergenough votes to carry those states Even a few eastern democrats who did not go along in the deal against the president were heard to say privately they thought he went too far Neutrality Plan The scars that were left may for instance prejudice Mr Roose velts chances of getting neutrality through the he ever had any Among those sufficiently of fended to take issue politically with the presidents statement was Chairman Silver Key Pitt man of senate foreign relations whohas been handling Mr Roose velts neutrality interests The day after Mr Roosevelt spoke the Pittman committee put off action on neutrality for another week The opposition leader Senator Borah lingered behind for a con fetence with Pitiman Newsmen noted that Borah came out all smiles The Idahoan did not suggest how Pittman felt in fact did not mention any names but pleasantly announced that Mr Roosevelts vehemence made some votes for the opposi tion on neutrality Voted on Separately Please t scratch Senator Carter Glass name from the lost of those senators who apparently fostered cooperation between the silver ites and money moderates as published in this spot June 28 Glass voted against increasing the silver price The mistake was due to erro neous deductions drawn by this correspondent in the press gal lery from a statement Glass made on the floor He said he was against Increasing silver but would vote for it if it were coupled with the devaluation proposition because it would be a cheap enough price to pay for getting rid of the presidents power to degrade the currency As it worked out later the propo sitions were voted on separately so he did not have to pay the price ICopriiBt Klnl Futures Ine Opinions Vary on Matanuska Project SEATTLE opin ions on the Matanuska Valley col onization project were expressed by delegates to the National Edi France who want to iring peace time that forces Friday to foreigners resi dent ir fe D of war cy measures in recent days ac cording to nazis but they point out that Germanyis prepared Britain Promises Aid h nazis believe that wben the showdowncomes neither Brit ain nor France will go to war over the Danzig issue The nazi view point is in sharp contrast to offi cial pronouncements pouring out of Bntainthis weak Briam promised Po land that she will receive full British aid if she is the victimof an aggressor providing the Poles national integrity is clearly en dangered and providing the Poles choose to fight in self defense This pledge did not specifically mention the free city of Danzig which is technically under league of nations and Polish administra tion Depends on Poles ButBritish Prime Minister Ne ville Chamberlain and ForeiEn Secretary Viscount Halifaxhave repeatedly and publicly stated that the pledge to on be effective if the Poles fought to maintain their rights in Danzig against an aggressor Whether that would apply to the reputed nazi plan for an internal uprising in Danzig to proclaim return to the reich re Sheriff Happy in Victory Shlrif Georee Seehuetter left and Joe Cox day started Scehuetter rCuThlhenorS WUch the vere par German Students Are Ordered Home GENEVA German stu torial association their return from Alaska Feuling New Hampton convention on E J Iowa Tribune publisher asserted the project would be expensive but most Alaskans thought such n su dents at the University of Genev received orders Friday from the nazi government to return lo jermany not later than July 15 All men students were ordered to report for urgent work with the mained uncertain but there were increasing indications from official Polish sources that such an at tempted coup would call for re sistance Probably never since the World war had Great Britain united so conspicuously as in this weeks warning to Hitler against risking war by believing that he could grab Danzig at any moment May Broaden Conception Following the warning given by Lord Halifax Thursday night in a speech asserting that Britain was now prepared to fight if necessarv against an aggressor there were unconfirmed reports in parlia mentary circles that conscription might be broadened and rumors that President Roosevelt might make some pronouncement either aligning the United States with the democratic attitude or seeking Jo foster the dea of an interna tional peace conference From British leaders and from the press however came only stem words Speeches by Winston Churchill dissident conservative Anthony Eden former foreign secretary Inspector General Sir Sauer lrke Liberal Leader Sir kaylon and Labor Leader 1 Arthur Greenwood whose pledge that labor was ready fotj the challenge if it comes of the campaign RwqivNaziPreparations There continued meanwhile a reports that the nazis were rushing preparations in Dan zig for the showdown Officia German sources denied or scoffec at most of these reports but th Polish government asserted tha it haddefinite information tha the nazis wereforming a free corps in Danzig in preparation for an internal coup There wer more reports of armaments and German soldiers arriving in the free city These developments and espec ially the flood of rumors appeared tofit into the nazi pattern as it wasunfolded in the CzechoSlovak crisis Such tactics are a definite and important part of the modern war nerves technique FRANCESES SERIOUS CRISIS Reports Received of Nazi Organization for Coup in Danzig PARIS saw Eu rope drifting into a dangerous crisis Friday in the wake of re ports that nazis were organizing their forces for a coup in Dan zig The nation looked to her de fenses as French diplomatic quarters received reports that Germany had 600000 re servists to the colors and that Italian military equipment was shuttling through the Brenner pass General Gamelin head of armed forces and a Maurice Gustave all French wiry little man who probably holds more military power than any French general since near the Italian frontier inspecting Al pine defenses Studies Corsica Defenses Gen Joseph Vuillemin chief of the nations air forces was in Corsica studying the defenses of that Mediterranean island which is an admitted object of Italian affections in fascist claims for space Gamelin is to join there this weekend him Reports that men and officers of the German army were mov ing into Danzig resulted in a conference Thursday at which ForeignMinister Georges Bon net assured Polish Ambassador Julius Lukasiewicz that Britain and France would lend automatic military aid in case ot aggres sion The reports of troop move ments into Danzig were denied 5n Germany TVoold Prepare Public National leaders and the press attempted to prepare the public for any eventuality French com mentators called upon the nation to face the present realities Louis Frossard a member of the chamber of deputies said in his newspaper La Justice he was convinced Britain and France would honor their pledges to Rive aid to Poland in tlie event Ger many seized Danzig HUNDREDS SEE BODY OF OLSON Hay ward Wis Relaxes After Tension From Grim Hunt for Fugitive HAYWARD Wis dreds of persons filed past the body of Hay Olson as it lay in a Hay ward mortuary Thursday night Some evencame from out of the state to view the woods man who killed two deputy sher iffs and in turn was shot down by a possesrifles Thursday The town relaxed in a holiday mood the tension of the twoweek manhunt over Wives clung to the arms of husbands for whose safety they had feared as bullets droned through the north woods Tavern Is Jammed The tavern of the late Carl Cully Johnson was jammed Johnson and Fred Scott also a Hayward tavernkeeper were slain by Olson June 17 as they and other deputy sheriffs went to ar rest the former convict on a charge of possessingstolen thus touched off one of the grimmest manhunts the north woods has known The body of the 30 year old Olson was brought to Hayward from Washburn seat of neighbor ing Bayfield county where a per functory inquest was held Thurs day Wife Learns of Death Olson was thinner Authorities added he had suffered only slight ly from exposure His face was free of scratches and insect bites Few wood ticks had raised welts on his back Mrs Olson held as a material witness learned for the first time that her husband had been hunted for murder and not theft as she thought She learned also that her husband had been killed and she wept Fails in Life Guard Test Rescues Person BUFFALO N Y WJamw L Hogan 21 year old Canisius col egefootball star who failed in a life guards examination then rescued a drowning person re ceived appointment Friday asa municipal life guard after re examination ALIGHTS AT ISLANDS CHARLOTTE AMALIE St Virgin Islands flying boat Cuba alighted here at a m a m CST Fri day after a 3200mile transAt lantic flight from Dakar French West Africa DIES AS CAR JUTS HORSE BERESFORD S Dak Grace Kaisersatt 31 hospital sec retary was killed instantly and I L Lawler night club proprietor vas critically injured when their car struck a horse on the highway eight miles north of here about 230 a m Friday i IOWA HIGHWAY GROUP SPURNS WILSON ADVICE Commission Makes Awards in Spite of Governors Request AMES Iowa highway commission Friday overrode Gov George A Wilsons suggestion that they delay a lastminute let ting and announced award of con tracts for four miles of paving and 41 miles of bituminous sur facing Three of the commissioners leave office at midnight Fridaj night and the governor declare he didnt think it was a wise policy for them to let contracts on the eve of the commissions change of control from democratic to republican hands The contracts let Friday with the exception of bituminous sur facing in Clayton and Emme counties are all federal aid proj ects and must be submitted to the federal bureau of roads in Omaha Nebr for final aproval The projects included Paving Mitchell miles on highway 9 Gred Carlson Decor ah grading on same proj ect G H Lowe Cedar Rapids 77oo Bituminous surfacing and sta bilized base 2 miles Farmers burg to No 13 Royerud Brothers miles No 45 Ring sted to Armstrong concrete ma terials company 549406 miles No 44 road 18 to Fenton Marco Construction company Sioux City 573650 Wilson Merely Expressed Feelings DES MOINES flVGov George A Wilson clashed again Friday with the Iowa highway commis sion over its intention to let pav ing and surfacing contracts on the eve of its change from democratic to republican control The commission met with the governor Friday morning and then returned to its Ames head quarters to make a final decision on the contracts Three of the commissioners terms expire at midnight Friday night Merely Expressed Feelings Governor Wilson declared he didnt think it was a wise policy for the commission to let contracts the day before a majority of its members retired from office He insisted howevet that he didnt ask the commission to delay accepting the bids but merely ex pressed his feelings I H Knudson Jewell repub lican one of the retiring commis sioners said the chief executive had taken exception to the com missions action and asked us to dalay the letting The commission has already re ceived bids on four miles of con crete paving and 41 miles of bi tuminous surfacing and a n nounced intention ot awarding the contracts Friday Will Change Personnel The present commission has three democrats and two repub licans but appointments made by the governor which become effec tive at midnight will change the personnel to three republicans and two democrats I dont think its a wise prac tice for a board to award a lot of contracts the day before it goes out of office Governor Wilson said There also have been some complaints about the use of black Knudson who declared he was speaking for himself rather than for the commission said This program we will consider Friday is one the people in my district have been asking me for during my four years as commis sioner Program Was Approved This program was approved early this year by the commission and by the bureau of public roads The commission was delayed in letting bids until the legisla ture adjourned and it knew how much funds were on hand The governor and the highway commission clashed once before during the recent legislature when the chief executive called the commissioners to Des Moines and warned them to sharpen your pencils and cut expenses LOOK INSIDE FOR fAVL V McNUTT Given Enthusiastic Welcome by Indiana PAGE 2 Victory Dinner Is Staged at Hampton PAGE 3 Golf Basdbdl Fill Sunday Sports Card PAGE 11 ILLNESS OF 7 STILL MYSTERY Source of Infection in Kiescer Home Unknown After Series of Tests KIESTER to Dr Gunlagson Manknto epi demiologist for the state board of health the cause of the illness of the seven persons at the Al Aspen sop home west of here is still un known Newest reports in the case say that bacteria known in medical terms as baccillus dysen taria caused the disease which took the life of 3 year old Ron ald Aspenson one the seven ill The source of the bacteria re mains a mystery however The condition of Eldo Dale Majel Aspenson their mother Mrs Aspenson and Mrs M R Hintz is improving and all are bc up and again William Larson 73 father of Mrs Aspenson while somewhat im proved is still confined to his aed He has been ill more than two weeks Many tests have been made and doctors have been puzzled from he beginning since most of the tests have been negative How ever it is believed the illness might be diarrheal enteritis a form of baccilic dysentery lipper Completes Mrst Pay Flight MARSEILLE 7rance The Jixie Clipper Friday completed he first scheduled transAtlantic flight with paying passengers when she arrived here from Port Washington N Y via Korta and isbon at p m a mi S T j Skeletons Are Those of 2 Iowa Youths COLUMBUS Nebr PJTWO skeletons bizarre passengers of an automobile found Sunday sub merged in Lake Babcock north here Friday were identified as Earl Jack Murray and William Lincoln both 18 of Madrid Iowa Police Chief E J Nickolite said the identification was made through Earls parents Mr and Mrs Carl Murray and Mr and Mrs Lloyd Welder brotherin law and sister of Lincoln who came here Friday Mrs Alberta McCormick an aunt of Lincoln accompanied the Murrays Murray is a WPA worker at Madrid Lin colns father is dead and his moth er has remarried authorities said Started for California Bits of clothing and a while shoe that had been dyed black as sisted in the final identification The boys authorities related were former CCC enrollees in losva and had been close friends for years Both unemployed and without funds they started to hitchhike to California At Val ley Nebr Nickolite said they stole a car belonging to Mrs Mabel Willhoft drive it as fai west as Merrick county Nebr Didn Pay for Gas Last Nov 3 officers chased an automobile containing two men north of Columbus after they al legedly drove away from a Clarks Nebr filling station without pay ing for gasoline The men turned out their car lights and disap peared Nickolite had a Bunch the car had continued along an old highway route which had been cut off by construction of the Loup river public power dis tricts Lake Babcock and plunged into the lake The hunch led the officer to the car and skele tons Nickolite explained Mrs Carl Murray of Madrid wrote him her son and Lincoln left home Nov 1 to hitchhike to California Since then nothing had been heard of them Clothes Also Tally The officer obtained pictures of the youths and they were identi fied by Pete Shombafo 15 of Val ley as the persons he saw in specting the Willhoft automobile there Nov 2 He said he remem bered them well because one of the boys shook him when he was watching them too closely Nicko lite added Glen Condron a rail road man also identified the pic tures as those of two youths he lucked out of the Union Pacific station at Valley Nov 2 The pic ture of Lincoln was not as clear as that of Murray and could not be positively identified Clothes worn by toe men in the car tallied closely with those worn by the youths when they left Madrid Nickolite said and this led him to the further check The Weather FORECAST MINNESOTA Fair and con tinued cool Friday nicht part ly cloudy and Warmer Satur IOWA Fair and continued cool Friday night fair m east portion partly cloudy In west warmer Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette tics weather statis Maximum Thursday S3 Minimum Thursday night 55 At 8 a m Friday 65 Rain Thursday after noon 11 inch YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Rain 71 63 108 Help Keep Down July 4 Toll coSntry areT SUEg6stlons for down the Fouth of July tolL 1 Dont use fireworks thteroadGive yourself plenty of time rairoad Look S If you swim Dont go in alone or when overheated Wait an hour after eating Know he depth of the Dont Blowoff or indulge in horseplay the absentees were A vote did not seem P LEADER BRINGS THREAT OF FILIBUSTER House Gives Approval to Compromise on New Relief Measure WASHINGTON istration forces sailed over the first house hurdle to enactment ot relief and monetary legislation by midnight Friday but the republi can leader of the senate openly declared the monetary bill would be talked to death in that cham ber The house approved with lit tle debate the compromise confer ence report on the 81755600000 relief bill and turned to work on the monetary bill But in the senate the specter grew of extended discussion which would delay action on either bill until after the midnight deadline when monetary powers expire and relief funds are exhausted Adopt Dillatory Tactics The administration had suffi cient house votes for approval of the monetary conference report But house republicans adopted dillatory tactics apparently on the principle that every hour of delay in the house would narrow the time margin in the senate When the report was offered in the house Representative Karl E Mundt RS Dak demanded a quorum call Virtually every re publican had left the chamber and Mundts maneuver meant tedioi delay while rounded up likely until around 4 p m ClaimLcgilimate Debate President Roosevelt press blast agairtkl wouldbe senate filibusters as serting that in his opinion the country would react against any effort to kill the monetary bill This brought the rejoinder from Acting Republican Senate Leader Warren Austin of Vermont that legitimate debate would pre vent action on the monetary bill before the deadline Austin spoke after checking the stand of the senate republicans staunch foes of reenactment oE President Roosevelts dollar de valuation powers The senate stripped Mr Roosevelt of this authority but the conference re port put it back in the bill along with a revived foreign silver buy ing program a 70cent an ounce price for domestic silver and the noncontroversial 52000000000 stabilization fund Would Dispose of Relief I am under the impression that we will be here until midnight Austin said You can judge from the character of the debate wheth er it is a filibuster You will be able to see that it is not a filibus ter but legitimate debate Austin said he hoped legiti mate debate of the money bill would net stymie the relief con ference report This gave rise to possibility that the relief fund would be approved by the senate and sent to the white house Aus tin said he hoped the relief bill could be disposed of before the debate on Die monetary ity started Compromises Are Reached Compromise agreements on both bills were reached by senate and house conferees Thursday night They went to the house first Friday for final action The presidents statement ap peared to be an obvious effort to throw the full weight of while house influence against a fili buster in an effort to obtain passage of the two measures The president said he doubled that the people as a whole would be inclined to support the fili buster just because it was a fili buster That he observed was putting it mildly Bills Status Given Status of the situation as Mr Roosevelt spoke was as follows 1 Monetary Legislation Ad ministration won sweeping victory in conference report restoring dol lar devaluation power reviving foreign silver purchases and set ting domestic silver buying price at 70 cents an ounce House pre pared to approve report Senate action in question because of fili buster possibility 2 Relief Bill Conferees agreed to 51755600000 relief bill com promising house and senate ver sions Federal theater project is milled as well as all senate fund ncreases except for arm security administration Ad ministration won however single administration for WPA elimina tion of 3125000000 earmarking of WPA funds for PWA and greater leeway in administering WPA fund Approval by both houses expected Siffns Tav Revision 3 Tax Bill President Roose signed busi
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