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Albert Lea Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Albert Lea, Minnesota The weather generally fair tonight and tuesday cooler Ess. Portion tonight somewhat warmer Lues i minimum 51 noon is. Hhd. Adaui Izui a it the evening Tribune fall leased wire Nett report Al the associated press 1939 telephones business offices 207 2 editorial offices 3030 volume flu f. A. Party leaders t Alk Over problems enactment of measure before adjournment Are put under discussion we Hington May go Presl it and Natty leaders in Jpn Roosevelt and Page. Egress reviewed the legislative Outlook today discussing measures that May be enacted before. �?�nodule1 was mentioned for wind j Congress said senator bark Kentucky the majority olay and Martha greeted at Blooming Prairie Albert Lea. Minnesota. Monday May 8 Stassen to number 108 it j / lug up icy of Leader. Barrier said was mentioned but that no by the administrate soft Coal Situa tion specific action lion was discussed. Delay farm Bill vote Senate consideration of a record agriculture department Bill was de Fayed by a speech in the chamber president Anatasio Somoza of York investigating by Nicaragua. Mayor Laguardia one told the House Wea that if the government the principle of the administration the a too terrible to to a a w. A a Ai committee abandoned work Progress result would be contemplate. Secretary Hopkins press conference among members states chamber of Commerce unwarranted and added Don t think Fop a moment that they represent the views of most Bual Ness men in this country. Hopkins sees increase Hopkins predicted a steady an business for the i amp in h Quot \ is said in a that a a pessimism of the United was modest Rise in rest of the year. James t. Shovel. Columbia i n varsity professor urged in Teste Mony before a Senate mat the United states adopt a neutrality policy permitting a scr in 1-,ration against an aggressor nation in time of War. A Senate vote this week on an additional tags too too for farm benefits probably will determine whether total government approx nations for the year starting next july i will surpass this years expenditures. The Benefit funds Are included in record breaking 1,217, too Bill for agriculture department Prince Olav Given honorary degree at St Olaf College Stop in Albert Lea tonight give details to Wenzel governor cautious at press conference on state Relief situation St. Paul. May i. La Quot oar Lim old e Stassen acceding to then quest of Herman c. Weasel today announced he would Quot immediately furnish the suspended conservation commissioner with a Hill of part c liners on charges aimed at expel Ling him from office. Looking refreshed ofter a two weeks vacation business trip through the East the governor a turned to the Capitol today with observations on a Broad list of top irs ranging from his huge state re organisation program to the Gener Al Relief situation surprised at request turning to Wentel. Who asked the governor for a list of the charges to he aired at a removal hearing May 22. Stassen said he Ivas a surprised that Wenzel asked for a at the time i asked for Wen Zel s resignation. I discussed with him some of the irregularities that the comptroller found in Hir of flee a hoi Stassen said. A we will furnish him the list immediately he indicated it would be prepared by tuesday morning. Cautions on Relief the governor who chatted at with newsmen in the first since his return. Italy and Germany form military pact British Send soviet reply to proposals ambassador seeds and Premier Zolotoff hold 30-minute conference apartment raided Mim a a i it pwn Xuwu v Moscow May 8 19 so seeds British ambassador cow visited Yva Chesloff soviet russian Premier sign commissar today William to mow Zolotoff and Forte present London a reply to russian sect Lity proposals. They conferred for minutes. It was understood the British answer rejected the soviet proposal for a British Flench russian gum ant re to Baltic and Black sea states but favored soviet assistance to All states on the Western Border of the i . And promised Bibish and French Aid to Russia if such assistance involved Hei in a conflict. The British ambassador also was i understood to have been instructed to ask whether the resignation of Maxim Litvinoff As foreign commis Sui meant a change in soviet policy for approx Senate de privations called up at the same time. A Bill Supply hate today. $770,000,000 naval largest in peacetime history before the House came u. S. To offer strike pact appropriations running a Survey shows that regular a Hills either enacted of than the Supply Bills Relief program was which in the Wen on their Way through Congress carry $572,899,788 More game measures did this year two More regular and next year s uni in the House appropriation committee. President Bas requested ji.763, too for various Relief agencies against an aggregate of $2,163,�00. Congress voted tor Relief current year. A House approved part of Bdl the House has approved 000,000 for soil conservation intents but rejected proposals for a j ass too too a a parity Quot fund designed to raise the Farmers Power. The Senate committee promptly t $225,000,000 for a parity payments Compromise proposal to end soft Coal walkout ready for conference dead new York May 8 a t locked conferees in the soft con contract dispute today awaited presentation of a Federal mediators Compromise plan to Royal couple arrives in Northfield after receiving rousing Minnesota Welcome Crown Prince Olav Center and Crown Princess left were Given a Royal greeting by the citizens of Blooming Prairie and Vicinity when they stopped in that Village yesterday after noon in route from Decorah Iowa to Northfield. Adjutant general Ellard a. Walsh commander of the Minnesota National guard is shown at the right of the picture with Blooming Prairie citizens in the background. Princess Martha had been presented with a bouquet of roses by mrs. Sam Rask. Of 460,000 miners in Northfield minn., May 8 of St. Olaf College today conferred the highest distinction in its Power honorary degree of doctor of Laws on Crown Prince Olav of noway who with Crown Princess Martha came to Minnesota in their East to coast tour of the United states. The citation accompanying the degree was read by or. C. A. Mell by on behalf of the St. Olaf College a to faculty who said that the whole. Career of his highness is a eloquent. Aid warning is sounded mayor Laguardia declares House commute abandon ment of spa harmful walkout states. Or. John r. Steel Raan the u. S. Department of labors chief Concilia or declined to comment on the nature of his proposal but said the $500, pay purchasing appropriates recommended More would anew for immediate settlement f. R. May Call negotiators of his democratic spirit and of his Liberal and progressive a we desire in this Jray Ito a pro. A a a min Fiat ration our recognition of the High merits. And distinguished achievements of our Royal guest of his efficient and fuel Scarcity was becoming acute and that he would press j we cooperation a the government of his country of his Active Par j to citation in its cultural and eco United mine workers demands nomic Progress of his whole heart for either a closed shop or Eli i red Devotion to the welfare of its nation of strike penalty clauses people and of the interest and led to the conference stalemate. Friendship he and his Royal con it was reported president Roose sort have shown for their Kinsmen senator Russell Georgia floor manager for predicted the Senate would approx the larger sum which is advocated by a powerful coalition o a of us a and Western members. The would Roback to the House for Anomer Tole. And farm leaders expenses belief that approval would be forthcoming. Points to Long tradition or Mellby pointed to Norway s As Well As $113,000,000 for crop sur might Call the negotiators to on thi8 Side of the Ocean a said or plus disposal. T a peace Parley in the White House j Mellby. Democrat u # Day or a Al a contract to replace the one that expired last april i. Takes first direct role the president took his first direct role in the controversy last saturday with a Telegram to the Confer ence urging a speedy agreement. A the Public interest is Paramount House a As paralleling the Adan and above that of any group he Ageg enjoyed in America declared. A i caution the negotiator a peculiarly fitting for an in of both sides to keep this in mind. Washington. May 8 .19 mayor Laguardia of new a Ork Ity said today that if the government abandoned the principle of the works the result would be a too terrible to contend testifying As chairman of the United states conference of May ors representing mayors of about too major american cities Laguardia told the House Wea investigating committee that cities generally could not be expected to increase the contributions they make toward meeting the Relief problem no City Able to carry Burden a a drop in the care of the Ero or discontinuing the length h press conference a cautious in his comments on the state Relief situation. I in was told that Minneapolis of finials Are particularly alarmed Over a reported approaching Relief crisis in that City. A the first responsibility for solving Relief problems rests within the City it must fare its own problems Stassen said. When the question of a special legislative session in View of the rising Relief demands was mention cd the chief executive was non committal. Will study mayor s conference in Minneapolis lie observed where a mayors conference on re Lief has been called for a week from tonight state officials a will observe with interest the Caulis he said. He disclosed that Alfred Luecke state Relief administrator is direct ing a detailed study of Relief from the standpoint of City debt Truc Tures unemployment financial condition of general government re Lief and Wea loads and several other factors. A this analysis will be presented to the state emergency Council and will undoubtedly be used when the Relief funds Oie allocated a the governor said. The Council is composed of four members from each House of the i legislature Aud the governor. It d ii will assume Relief supervision continued on Page 2 King and Queen of England enjoying voyage to America aboard the liner Empress of Australia May George i and Queen Elizabeth Are enjoying their voyage to Canada and the United states Lee of seasickness which is More than some of their party could say. The liner Empress of Australia on her first full Day out of Portsmouth yesterday encountered a stiff Breeze and did considerable pitching. As a result there were several absences from the divine service in the liners main dining room but the King and Queen were there in front joining heartily in the responsive readings and singing. Age Long tradition of a a Freedom of any her g con talc. Place would be the result would be too ter tween Rutera and people so Well sex i Rible to contemplate. Not a City in amplified in its present ruling the United states is capable of As thought speech and action its love w a of peace and International Amity Tive to take its and the democratic cooperation be tragic burning that Burden a he said a the program of i for the unemployed is the american six killed in Auto mishaps ten other person injured in single crash Over weekend Minneapolis May 8 of Auto Mobile accidents took six jives in Minnesota Over the weekend. Ion persons were injured in one crash near Greenbush. The victims miss Beatrice Giever 21, Faribault student nurse in St. Mary s w Hen the program of providing work i Hospital Minneapolis killed motorcycle on which she Rod Stit ution bearing the name of St. Olaf which has had much of its spiritual and cultural ancestry in the land of Norway and which today stands for the supreme values of learning of character and of distinguished service to humanity j the Day or. Mellby added a that it should Wea. Confer the highest distinction in its Power on one who in a country so much Akin to ours has Laboured to realize the same ideals and visit Rochester today the Crown Prince was to travel Way of treating this problem. It crashed into another cyclist at fort would be a step backward to aban Snelling Duke of Windsor to make radio address Verdun France May 8.�?lf a with his brother King George on the seas making a Good will trip to America former King Edw Ard \ Iii will broadcast tonight to the United states his first radio address since the historic abdication speech of dec. La 1936. The speech was described in and by automobile to Rochester after vane As a an Appeal to reason in the ceremonies. There he planned Tho Light of world conditions a a t0 make a tour of the world famous peace plea devoid of political con j clinic and Call on or. William j. Troverso. Informed sources said it i Mayo noted surgeon and co found Don that policy or resort to the Law Guardia was scheduled to re port to president Roosevelt later in the results of a study of appeals for changes remarking that not one City in the nation is capable of adding Quot one Penny to Relief i Iguardia Ivor Johnson 60, Minneapolis died of injuries suffered when struck by an automobile during a rainstorm saturday night. Gustaf a. Sandberg 70, St. Paul fatally injured when struck by an automobile in that City saturday night. Robert Werner 12, farm youth future of Danzig rests on negotiations London May 8 of Britain undersecretary of foreign affairs Richard Butler told the House of commons today the question of the future of Danzig was a primarily a matter for negotiation Between Par ties to the Danzig a the British government a but Ler added a stands for settlement of International questions by Friendly negotiation arbitration or other peaceful he was responding to a question As to Britain a position in the threatening dispute Between Germany and Poland Over Danzig technically a Fie Eity under league of nations supervision but really con trolled by nazis Germany demands return Germany la demanding the return of the Baltic port City which Abo owned before the world Wai. Asked if the government were prepared to take Steps to make Danzig a the subject of arbitration before an International tribunal. Butler hinted Britain might be will ing to mediate. After Butler sat Down prime minister Chamberlain in response to a question on Danzig said Welcome peaceful settlement Quot the polish government an of course aware that the British gov eminent would Welcome an Amie Able settlement and i have no Tea son to doubt that they Are alive to the importance of the matter con tamed in the Pait of the question which asked if the government were prepared to take Steps toward arbitration of the address made by polish foreign minister colonel Joseph Beck last Friday Chamberlain declared a the British government wet Rome its terms at once firm and conciliatory. And has taken due note of the proposals made by continue russian negotiations regarding negotiations with Russia for some form of anti aggression agreement the prime minister said a it is the purpose of the British government to obtain the fullest cooperation with Russia policy we Are asked whether the negotiations had been affected by the Resigna tion last wednesday of Maxim it Vinoff soviet foreign affairs com Missar Chamberlain replied a i am not in a position to give a positive the new York apartment of mrs James c Ayer above socialite was raided by customs agents who seized according to Treasury depart ment officials. $30,000 Worth of allegedly smuggled gowns and jewels Elsberg trial is resumed p. C. Roth Brainerd Highway contractor fakes stand for state today St Paul May 8 la p. C. Both. Brainerd Highway contractor de scribed today in the trial of n. Vav. Elsberg former Minnesota High Way commissioner How he received Cheeks for $h,608 from the stat although he bad Only $<95 coming to him. Elsberg is being tried on charges of allowing false claims against the mate. Both said the lie is came to him marked Foi payment of equipment both rented to the s. J Reader roof Minneapolis which a sup posed to have been used on a North Shore Highway Job near Reave Bay in the Spring of 1937. Both How Ever said he had rented the Reader company Only two Power graders. About the time the stat checks arrived s. J. Readd called on the Telephone both testified said there had been an error Ami instructed both to take out half of the $795 coming to him and give the balance to Vav. F. Fitzgerald Reader com partly vice president who called at the both offices. Both said he gave Fitzgerald his personal Check for the balance both denied he knew the pay Rolls for the machinery rental wet false and said he believed header s statement that there had been an error. Reader was the first of the ave defendants to be tried and he was found guilty. J he trial of Fitzgerald on charges of conspiring to defraud the state through false claims was scheduled to Sari today but it was postponed pending disposal of the la Beig Case. Nazi Hail Accord As european peace bulwark Japan favors Alliance Milan Daly May 8�?lf�?hope for German polish reconciliation grew in italian political circles today As fascists pondered the implications of their new military and political Alliance with Germany informed fascists who expressed this Hope reasoned that Premier Mussolini would not have agreed to such an Alliance As was announced yesterday if he had expected it to involve him in an Eastern Europe conflict almost As soon As it was signed military pact included the announcement yesterday at the end of two Days of talks Between count Galeazzo Ciano arid Joachim von Ribbentrop italian and German foreign ministers said a it was decided to establish the relations of the two states of the Axis definitely As Well As from the formal Point of View in a political and military the pact still was to be drafted in detail. The general optimism displayed in official quarters Over the likelihood of a Pacific solution of the Danzig question Between Berlin and Warsaw was taken As indicating Italy was satisfied that Germany would not attempt a forceful solution. Pope pleads for peace As the military Alliance was announced. Pope Pius Xii in a Mea siege broadcast in French from Vatican City to the eucharistic Congress at Algiers voiced a new Appl a1 for peace the pontiffs message made no reference to diplomatic moves undertaken during the past week in various capitals moves reputed to have carried Forward the holy fathers Endeavor to find Means of keeping peace in Europe in the Minneapolis voters cast ballots today Minneapolis May 8 a of Minne Apolis voters today selected saudi near Bemidji killed sunday when Datea for the june 12 general Clec he fell from truck cab and was appealed to the committee for cer curbed under the wheels. Tain changes in methods of allocating projects. He suggested that the cities should be Given More discretion in assignment of work adding that under the present scheme Many necessary works must be abandon mrs. Carl Brandt 45, residing on farm near Roseau killed Early Sun. Petted to be cast with apathy being tion from among a slate of 200 primary aspirants. I Ess than 100,000 ballots Are sex Day in collision of two automobiles near Greenbush in which to other persons were injured two seriously. Carl h. Falk 41, Minneapolis would not be a Fin any sense a Polit or of the clinic who is recovering de because they Are construed As died today in a Minneapolis Hospi Cal the Duke arranged to speak to or 12 minutes starting at to p. In. Rejoin the Crown Princess at North in St. Mary a Hospital from a serb functional obligations of the mum u from injuries suffered when car Ward j Ous abdominal operation. He will Cipal government. Shown toward the office seekers. Offices being sought Are mayor treasurer comptroller conciliation court judge Board of estimate and taxation Park commissioner school director and aldermen in the 13 voters also will decide Mill City police Hunt for Mother who abandoned her baby Minneapolis May 8�? of a baby boy Gibson cooed his unconcern in general Hospital today. But policewomen were considerably concerned with finding the Mother of the child who abandoned him in the rain saturday night. The one slender clue to the child a identity a note pinned on its neat Blue and White Layette had failed today to Lead the investigators to the Mother. The note said a baby boy Gibson Hawarden la., april 22, 1939. Inquiries at Hawarden revealed no child born there under the name of Gibson recently. Rotary District to elect governor 3 p. Rn., Cost. The National i Field just before the broadcasting company will Broad leaves Here by to Ain cast the states. Address in the United Forest fires in Michigan Royal party for Kansas City this evening the Royal couple returned to Minnesota sunday afternoon from Decorah la., where they stayed saturday night after crossing the new York City in War on panhandlers 9 m fed a a a air c j to it a in life j new York May 8.�?lf police began a drive today to wipe out in which he Rode overturned near we Elkjer t0 continue electing school Braham saturday. Directors at Large or it Bange to 1 choosing them by districts. So Cly Glldys to $7,000 fire at Roseau Roseau minn., May 8�?lfl-a $7.-000 fire sunday wrecked one of the cult put a first store buildings erected in the building owned by san Diego cal., May Robinson and Dick Essery Roseau. Superior wis., May 8�? a election of a District governor Asfur Kegly sunday were Burn Detroit May 8-ltf>�?extensive Southeastern part of the state. They n it a York cd $15 000,000 a year John Robinson Ana a it j Paul tweet housed a Beer tavern Forest fires in the Northern part of were met at the state Border near begging Racket. They w Ere under reported today they Nan Barber shop and a seed and feed Michigan s lower Peninsula which �?z7tx with diminished Force be notarial in Minnesota Wisconsin cause of improved wind conditions. Prosper by adjutant general Hotard from mayor Laguardia to gild Elf. To or a. Walt of the Minneola National handlers it the 2.794 feet hither than the continued on Page 2 streets. From the 2,794 feet record for such aircraft. Store. The building was erected 50 years ago girl goes to sleep in wrong apartment Minneapolis May 8.�?lf con stance Busgith 23, of great Falls mont., took a Nap in the wrong Minneapolis apartment last night. The caretaker told police there was a strange woman in an unoccupied furnished apartment there. Policemen found miss Busgith slumbering peacefully. They took he Quot to police Matron s quarters. Japs seek military pact with Berlin and Italy Tokyo May 8 be dome japanese news Agency said today Lieut. Gen. Seishiro Itagaki minister of War arum general Kumaki hoi so overseas minister had told the japanese press they favored conclusion of a military agreement with Germany and Italy. Dome guardedly quoted Gen. Itagaki As saying that if Germany desires a it is not impossible a for Japan to conclude an agreement similar to the italian German Accord. Germany and Italy decided yesterday to convert their Axis relationship into a formal military and political Alliance general Koiso was quoted As saying he believed negotiations were under w a for such a pact hut a whether such negotiations materialize depends on whether Italy and Germany fully understand Japan a position in East Asia As wll As theirs in Europe a nazi Hail new military Alliance Berlin May 8�? pm nazi officials baited a new German italian military pact As a mighty bulwark of std guarding european peace today and took the occasion particularly to direct Poland a attention to its implications. Whether or not a new ideological reshuffling is bringing Germany closer to soviet Russia the reaction to the agreement indicated plainly it was aimed not at the old nazi Bugaboo of communism but at what nazis Call the a encirclement Powers a especially great Britain and France. The pact was described by Tbs officially inspired commentary service Deutsche Dienst As a a crushing blow against the aggressive encirclement policy which England and France with the cooperation of certain third states Poland Rumania. Greece have Long pursued against the Powers of the Axis Germany and Italy a France prepares to resist new Alliance Paris May 8�?cv a France today viewed the italian German pact of Milan As an attempt to Start a another Munich Cycle and braced herself to resist it. Informed French circles believed Germany and Italy now to it bound in a political and military Alliance rather than the informal Axis relationship had three immediate Aims three Aims cited to have Premier Mussolini intervene in the polish Germau dispute Over the free City of Danzig As he did in last september a crisis in German czechoslovak relations. To set up a a macedonian free state in Yugoslavia while croat serb minority negotiations break Down the free state to be Italy s a political Domain a in a Reward for continued on Page 2

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