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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 26, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HIST u M OEPT of DES 4 s T u COUP EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT A VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FUW LEASED WIBES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 26 1939 THIS PAPEB CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS NO 170 NEWS BEHI By Issue Behind Coal Strike Continuance all the smoke and soot of conflicting propaganda in the coal strike pre dicament is the clean fact that n question o wages hours o working con ditibns is in volved If you ca penetrate th publicity mis you will find is true tha John Lewi reached agreement wi the operate on every poll except on federal goven the CIO bo Paul Mallon longbefore the merit stepped in The one thing wanted that the operators wou not give is elimination of t system providing fines for authorized strikes The mine proposed the system back in 13 to assure the operators they wou live up to contracts It authoriz penalty fines of SI to per d per worker on unauthorizec strikes If the operators locked o the miners the operators were i quired to pay it and if the min to 2 MILLION RELIEF BILL PASSED Britain to Build Army by Conscription ALL MEN 20 TO 21 MUST SERVE FOR 6 MONTHS Significant Statement Made by Chamberlain to Warn Italy Nazis LONDON Minister Chamberlain in an unprecedented statement in the house of com mons Wednesday announced that Britain will compel all men of ages of 20 to 21 to bear arms in the Trapped in Auto broke their contracts they had pay it So 340000 miners have been idle nearly a month More have been called out for May 4 Largest coal bins in the east will reach the bottom next week Coal carrying iailroads are re ported to be losing 310000000 a week All because Old Uncle John wants freedom to break the contract he proposes to sign Afraid of AFL Entrance Not much of a secret is heing made by Uncle John as to what authorized strikes he wants to call He has not been shouting about it outside the conference room but British army These men who were bom dur ing or immediately after the World war will be compelled Chamberlain said to serve for six months in regular army units and then will be given the choice of joining the territorial army or the army reserve According lo the last census he is airaid into his mines If the miners union gets one member in a CIO mine he wants the right to ureak his contract and call a CIO strike He knows that if he can get his freedom none of his op erators would dare hire an AFL man Authorities here did not expect much from their mediation efforts when they slprted because this is a tight and dangerous pinch foi Lewis A formal nutionwide tieup would probably be very unpopu lar Coalstarved consumers might arise wrathfully against the idea of a fuel starvation merely to pro tect John Lewis against inroads from the AFL On the other hand if Lewis gives in the AFL pro gressive miners union may straightarm its way into the United Mine Workers which is the main source of funds for the whole CIO Lewis adherents are already shouting this is a conspiracy be tween the operators and the AFL that steel consumers of coal are behind the rebellious operators that his friend Mr Roosevelt did not tell Fanny Perkins to start mediation Some measure of truth may ex ist for these airfilling challenges but the real drama lies in the per sonal struggle of Mr Lewis to there were 767131 men of those ages in England Scotland and Wales but it was not believed that more than half of them would be available Warning to Italy Germany T h e announcement brought compulsory peace time military service to Britain for the first time in modem times This break with her tradition of voluntary service was designed as a warning to Italy and Germany and as surance to Poland Rumania and Greece that she is prepared to back her guarantees of their dependence by drastic measures Priorio his conscription an nouncement Chamberlain had For 20 minutes airs Anna Neff 65 of Denver ivas trapped in a car overturned iu a collision Blrs Neff shown through the wind shield of the wrecked auto suffered shock and minor injuries said that Britain discuss with the was ready to new German enera settle government a ment Limit Arms Profits The prime minister announced that the government had decided to introduce a bill called the re serve and auxiliary forces bill which would enable him to call up any class or description of re serve and auxiliary forces Chamberlain said the govern ment would take steps to limit the profits of armament firms and that necessary legislation would be introduced shortly He explained that special tri bunals would be set up for con scientious objectors to military service Will Receive Training The men to be called up will receive six months training A1 the end of that period they will be discharged and will enter the territorial like the American na tional guard army for three and onehalf years if there are va cancies Chamberlain explained In response to a question Cham berlain said The British government would extract himself from the hole ofj his own digging Henderson to SEC A very private powwow was held at the white house last week to make peace in the inner circle Jor the appointment of Leon Hen derson to the securities exchange commission The president won the Hender son opponents around so sources of the utmost reliability avow by giving assurances that Henderson would not be made chairman of the commission Apparently this means permanently The basis of the original deal which you read in this spot TWO weeks ago was thu1 Jerome Frank was to serve as chairman until July 1 and then Henderson would take over be ready to take part in a discus sion with the German government i with a view to a general settlc MASS RITES IN OTTUMWA Five Ministers Conduct Setvices for Seven Victims of Flames OTTUMWA ff There were seven new graves in a single fam ily plot at the cemetery here Wednesday as the commuuity tried to shake off the sorrowful effects of the largest mass fu neral in its history The graves were those of Charles Helmick 41 and six of his 10 victims of a fire that followed a stove explosion at their home Saturday Five hearses and two automo biles carried the one gray and six white caskets from the little Church of the Open Bible where services were held to the ceme tery where they were placed side by side before being lowered into the graves Tuesday afternoon Five ministers conducted the rites and hundreds of persons jammed the streets around the church which seats only 450 to FARM BENEFIT GAINS FORECAST Increase Will Be Approved Leaders Predict REPORT HITLER SPEECH FRIDAY VERY POSITIVE British Envoy Able to See Subordinate on Chamberlain View BERLIN Hitler ha completed trie text of his Friday reichstag speech and intends t stick lo it no matter what Britai does a Wilhelmstrasse spokesma said Wednesday One foreigner knows what Hil ler will say when he addresse the reichstag and the German na tion in reply to President Roose velts appeal for guaranteed non that foreigner Premier Mussolini of Italy I duce has been advised every step iu the fuehrers prepa rations Will Be Positive The speech already has bee given to translators for renditio in English French and Italian The only authoritative informa tion on its character however was that it would be very positive Doth as regards the reply to Roosevelt and as regards sugges tions for the further course of world events Sir Nevile Henderson Brit ains ambassador after waiting two days succeeded Wednesday in conveying to Chancellor Hit ler the message he brought from Prime MinisteiChamberlain re garding British motives for in Received by Subordinate The ambassador however had lo content himself with seeing Baron Ernest Von Weizsaecker secretary of state in the foreign office instead Foreign Ministei Joachim Von Ribbentrop with whom he desired to talk At the same time the LOOK INSIDE FOR HOUSE ENACTS MEASURE WITH 11 VOTE MARGIN Clock Stopped But Legislature Probably Will Meet Thursday SUMMARY ON PAGE 5 DES MOINES a one next July 1 said The I vole mavgin the Iowa house Wed warden has been in office nearly nestjay passed the a three and a half years The board r emergency relief bill has taken no action on the resig Though the relief problem was nation the chairman added Qne the finai barriers in the No Reason Included of adjournment house leaders The letter contained no specific vrtualiy had abandoned hope eason for the resignation action th legislature completing its du ties by8 Wednesday night Warden at Reformatory Quits Office Wilson Gets Report 540 Convicts Worked at State Institutions DES MOINES W j H Frazer of the mens reforma tory at Anamosa has filed his res ignation with the Iowa board of control Board Chairman H C White disclosed Wednesday Frazer asked to be relieved as on disclosed Wednesday that 540 risoners from the slate penilen ary were assigned jo work amps at other state institutions in wo years Tlie practice of sending prison rs to work at state hospitals and B1NG CROSBY Crooner Carries Gun as Threats Are Made PAGE 2 Dairy Day atIowa State School May 12 PAGE 10 Campbell Has Rangeof Fenqe Line PAGE 11 The relief vote was 56 to 42 must poll a constitutional of 55 votes to receive sanction Clock Is Slopped House officials said the problem hildrens institutions was the of enrolling bills to be signed by jasis for part of the criticism of the lieutenant governor and speak he state board control ousted er and to be sent to the governor Tuesday by Governor Wilson precluded all possibility of the Members of the board are Harry session windup before Thurs C White Vinton chairman I day the 109th day since the 48tii Trank M Stevens Garden general assembly convened Grove and E H Felton In No mention made of a joint dianola The removal order is efi resolution calling for final ad iective May 1 No Dishonesty Evidence The governor said he found n I journment at high noon Wednes f day but at 24 minutes 12 the t stopped and when the member of the board of He said he based his iv tho sen SSS S board have failed to give that upper nouse quality of service which the law requires and the people have a ment if they were satisfied such a discussion would be welcome and would be likely to have use ul results Would Join Conference Chamberlain added that al though the British government had not received any specific invitation from President Roosevelt to par ticipate in a world conference we have made it clear that we warmly ivelcomed his initiative and would be willing to participate in any conference He made his statement in re sponse to a series of questions on President Roosevelts peace ap peal He said His majestys government are willing lo consider any proposal pay a final tribute Mrs Helmick attended the serv ices with a son Wayne If Three other children escaped eath in the Ciic but one of them ax Edward only a month old is a critical condition that may be brought forward for the better distribution of raw ma All this may be denied but not terial to the access of which there strongly Technically the SEC se lects its own chairman actually the president tells the commission ers whom he wants White house displeasure with Mr Garner soems to be getting more official Up to Monday it was evidenced only by the flood of antiGarner publicity pieces appearing in the officially ap proved sections the press Just before the congressional big four Garner Bankhead Ray bum and Barkley made its regu lar weekly call at the executive mansion an official presidential spokesman dropped a remark in a wide open place I suppose Gar ner will go back to congress and tell all about the meeting at his press conference Contrarily it was Speaker BLinkhead who announced the rc practically no restriction in the British colonial empire to Take Initiative LaboriteRobert Sorenson asked Does not the government ap preciate that the initiative o President Hoosevelt has had a pro found effect on the world And would not the prime ministe agree that equally democratic ini tiativc by this country on construe tive lines might also go a long wa towards stemming the drift to wards world collapse at the pres ent time Chamberlain replied Sorenso may rest assured that if we sc any useful opportunity of takin an initiative we shall take it The cabinet met Wednesda morning to work out details of th measure providing for conscrip tion The historic departure from j WASHINGTON lead ers who do most of their plowing and harvesting on capitol hill pre dicted Wednesday that congress would vote a increase in farm benefits and that Presi dent Roosevelt would approve it Foremost among these was President Edward A ONeal of the American Farm Bureau federa tion who has been a consistent supporter of administration farm policies Everybody is for the S250000 000 increase for parity payments and 5150000000 additional for crop surplus removal ONeal said after appearing Tuesday before a closed session of the senate appro priations subcommittee Urge Additional Revenue Mr Roosevelt has urged con gress to provide additional rev enue if it increased farm bene fits and Secretary Wallace has fa vored restoration of processing taxes if necessary lo finance pay ments The house turned down the S250000000 parity item and a increase for surplus envoy was being received by a subordinate the fuehrer himself was welcoming Alexander Cinca Markovich foreign minister of Yugoslavia a country which has pledged cooperation with the RomeBerlin axis Regardless of the contents of the British were not made official spokesmen made it plain that Hit lers reichstag speech of Friday which he will reply to Pres ident Roosevelts peace had been completed and that noth ing the British prime minister had to tell him would change what he intended to say APPOINTMENTS ARE CONFIRMED Previously Rejected Nominees Also Are Given Approval right to expect Deplorable conditions which due diligence on the part of the board would have prevented have existed for an unreasonable length of time the governor asserted Wilson Asked List Governor Wilson acted on the I recommendation of the senate which voted for the ouster after 1 hearing charges by a special in vestigating committee which vis ited five of the 15 institutions un 1 der the boards supervision Governor Wilson requested Truck Bill Passed This increase the poor fund levy from to 3 mills but pnly upon approval of county boards of supervisors and the state comptroller In its forenoon session which got the members into their seats at the house also disposed of the controversial truck tax bill with almost no discussion The senate had completely re written a bill already passed by the house but the lower chamber was in a compromising mood and concurred with the senate 86 to 0 and then passed the measure 91 sentTowork to 2 A minor amendment added IcampsintriasttwoyeaS after by the house will require senate DES MOINES Iowa Warden Glenn C Haynes tele aPPloJ Measurcs yotcd senate moved swiftly Wednesday graphed the board of control that utner measures vuiuu to confirm Governor Wilsons ap1 a hasty check of the records Those buried with their father Donald 8 Helen 7 Darrel Leota and Lola 12 twins and oc JO armer Is Injured When Horses Bolt WHEELERWOOD C h a r les Schuster was seriously injured Monday when he was thrown un er a disc by a runaway team srses Schuster was employed on the Maassen farm at the time and vas taken immediately to a local hospital Charles is the only member of the family living here The re mainder of the family has moved o Arizona He has one brother in Austin Minn suits of the meeting in his press traditional British policy of volun confcrence that ihe reorganizeI tary service was designed as a j tion and relief messages would be warning to the axis oovvers and to j coming up to congress this week Garner holds no press confer ences speaks freely only lo sena tors assure Poland Rumania uici new she stands back of her guarantees of their inoeuendence The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Wed nesday night and Thursday slightly cooler extreme east Wednesday night MINNESOTA Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday except unsettled extreme north cast Wednesday night not much change in tcmpcratnrc IN MASON CITY GlobeGazetle weather statistics Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday nighl At 8 a m Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Precip removal programs but the senate if it desired could reinsert the proposals and thus force another vote in the house Refuse Price Fixing The houseapproved bill pro vides for soil conser vation payments on the major crops and for benefit payments to sugar producers The house agriculture commit tee refused Tuesday to approve a pricefixing bill designed to as sure farmers a price equal to their production costs on that part of their crops consumed domestically The plan known as the costof production bill was pigeonholed No Word in 33 Nights From Halliburton SAN FRANCISCO three nights have passed since Richard Halliburton adventurer author was contacted by radio aboard his Chinese junk Sea Dragon but Wilfred Crowell his financial agent has refused to abandon hope Crowell said the sturdily built junk could make more than 60 miles a day even if badly crippled Has Perfect Bridge Hands Fails toMake Most Possible Points LEWES Del Curtis W Atkins drew a perfect bridge hand Tuesday night but failed to make the most of it She held 10 150 the other three aces She bid and made a grand slam in spades then realized too late she could have earned more points with the same bid in no trump The truck tax bill rewriting poinTment of Charles W Harness I showed no prisoner had been sent 1 the schedule of fees but still of Otlumwa as labor commission to the childrens institutions at eliminating the present tonmile and J R Pefferle of Des Davenport or Toledo who was tax will increase income from a sex this source by over the present setup the house was told mission I The list Haynes submitted to 1 The busy morning session also The chamber in a surprise I the governor showed one man included move also reconsidered four apserving sentence for keeping a 1 Passed and sent to the gov pointments which it had rejected house of ill fame had been sent ernor a bill authorizing the state Tuesday and approved every one tothe institution at Davenport tax commission to issue distress On Game Commission Analysis Is Made warrants for collection of income Those which the senate recon Of those in the 540 who tax rommiliir idered and Wednesday were semenced for sex crimes to bill dc the leg were W E Jackson of Burlington h0wever one rapist was sent to and Clarence Godfrey of Alto for feebleminded tor for the parole board and Ralph E t Glenwoodt and one to the school lion commission closed the following Wednesdays action left Cover sex cirninais among prison snkirie nor Wilson with a perfect record j s at stale institutions lst in senate amend on appointments between April 1 1937 and April Lnnt tn b 11 Only two posts remain unfilled 00 r ments to bill With the governors removal Tues day of the state board of control funds to board of social welfare Acid Thrown on Nazi Soldiers in Prague PRAGUE UR Fifty Czech larxists and 50 Jews were ar eited in Pilsen after unidentified ersons threw hydrochloric acid n German soldiers Sunday it was isclosed Wednesday The attacks 2 Fined on Charges of Assaulting Teacher LOGAN and Mrs James Grapp of Persia Iowa farm residents were fined So1 82 each on an assault charge grow 39 t ing out of She complaint of Mis 55 I Maxine Martin rural schoo j teacher that the two came to he 66 school and assaulted her afte 49 j their son had engaged in a figh 82 I with a schoolmate Chairman Harry C White of the control board Plans Interim Appointment Plans interim Appommeiu Lascivious acts with The governor said he wwjk Cherokee 1 Mount Peasant B Clarinda 4 House of ill Pleas Laurel Files Suit for Divorce Woodward 2 Mount f muuui i 11 7f 01 Pleasant 1 Independence I OakUrom Russlan VVlFe Wilson explained this was his dale scose ensa i ccurred separately in crowded reason for fixing May 1 aa the ef treets and street cars injuring 20 Active date Border oldiers German authorities held he municipality itself responsible National Want Ad Week April 2429 During This Week 4 Insertions for the price of 3 8 Insertions for the price of 6 Remember GlobeGazette WantAds Bring Results Mason City GlobeGazette The legislature plans to adjourn ine die Wednesday Harness the new labor commis oner succeeds Milton F Peaco of Clinton Pefferle succeeds Wal er F Scholes of Council Bluffs on he unemployment compensation commission U S Highway Links Great Lakes to Gulf VICKSBURG Miss UPJ Great Lakes region has rrench Ambassador Returns to Berlin BERLIN Coulon dre French ambassador returned to Berlin Wednesday after an ab sence since March 18 when he was called home to report on Ger manys protectorate over Prague Jesse James Nephew HOLLYWOOD Lau rel asked a divorce Wednesday complaining that his blond Russian wife stayed away from home days at a time getting inebriated and had often called him up to an The I nounce she was surrounded by ad been mirers who insisted she divorce linked with the Gulf of Mexico him and marry them through the completion of U S Mrs Laurel a night club singer highway 61 a stretch known as Illeana before she be of paved road Representatives of came the third wife to he involved Louisiana Tennessee and Missisin the comedians almost legendary sippi met near here for dedicamarriage troubles was accused tory ceremonies after the lastformally of mental cruelty strip was finished Three bottles Laurel said she usually came of water from Lake Superior the home intoxicated from her sev Mississippi river and the Gulf eraldays absences after disturb wcre broken to symbolize the ing his sleep with telephone calls joining of these waters by the at all hours simply to assure him highway ABRAHAM FRIEDMAN SLAIN NEW YORK UB Abraham Friedman 48 one of 15 men in she was having a good time LOST WEIGHT ON VACATION BERLIN close to Field Marshal Herman M 1 11 11 Friedman 48 one of 15 men m rieid Marshal Herman Wilhcim INlght Marshal dieted in 1937 on charges of ter Goering reported Wednesday that rorism in the garment industry I he tost 10 of his normal 224 pounds LIBERTY Mo Hall nephew of Jesse James the out law has been appointed night marshal by the city council was shot and killed on the street I while on his Italian vacation and Tuesday night a few doors from his Brooklyn home The assailant escaped that as result his extensive collec tion of uniforms was being altered to accomodatc his slimmer figure ;