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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1936, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLII1 FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LZASED WUIE SEKViCJD MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 11 1936 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION OME NO 57 PARLIAMENT APPROVES ABDICATION AFFAIR OF MRS British Err Thinking U S Officially Interested Expects Divorce Without Any Trouble By CHARLES P STEWART ASH I NGTON CPA the British newspapers be latedly pulled the cork out of the story of the King Edward VIIIMrs Wal lis W a r f i e 1 d Simpson r o mance they did it to the accom paniment of a veritable explo sion They had kept the affair bottled up so long that it was more Than ef WOULD LOOSEN IRELANDS TIES WITH ENGLAND De Valera Opposed in Dail on Attempt to Abolish Governor General fervescent In the United States of course it was anything but bottled ever it was kept hushed up at its source with such an attempt an unsuccessful one at e crecy that one scarcely knew how much was fact how much was rumor and how much pure fiction The British dailies weeklies and other periodicals undoubtedly have stirred a considerable pro portion of imagination into their accounts of developments False Rumor Printed DUBLIN Irish Free State President Eamon de Valera strove in the face of an opposi tion attack in the dail eireann Friday to take advantage of the abdication of Edward VIII by severing all but one of the free states remaining ties with Great I Britain Introducing bills for the aboli uon of the office of governor gen eral and conduct of Free State internal affairs uith reference to the king the gaunt de Valera told members he had not consult ed the other dominions on his ac tion This is a matter which affects ourselves he said The dail was crowded with members and spectators for the special session called to ratify Edwards abdication and the ac cession of his brother the former Duke of York For example one London week Ratification Is Included ly published a report that the TK Washington state department had expressed its opposition to a mat rimonial union between Edward and Mrs Simpson Think of the state department as bulling into such a situation But the English rnncanjiile probably believed it implicitly The truth is that the London government did consult the sub governments of the British do minions on the subject Now the average Englishman never has quite realized that the United States is not a British dominion Therefore in their opinion the United States was inadvertently included along with Canada Australia et cetera among the de This ratiiicauon is included de Valeras bill but the measure would confine the Free States use of the kings name to foreigi affairs and make the Free Stat completely independent of Great Britain otherwise W T Cosgrave leader of the united Ireland party and the la bor leader Williamv Norton led the opposition attack on the de Valera plan Norton opened the debate with the assertion the legislation on which de Valera is determined to complete action Saturday is be ing rushed through with indecent It was Cosgrave who asked Ac Valera whether he intended to bv Downina vdleld ne intenfleU to all relations with the Brit ish commonwealth of nations and IinrJ 1 AJ tl he had consulted the common street relative to the Windsor Simpson complication In England Too otiler members of that We have on American news Weilth papers what are known as re write who produce from j T Informed of Intentions fragmentary or no dispatches a think will lot of stuff that they interest the public whether or i not they arc sure of it Under another name they have j em in England also i From all indications they have been very busy there since a free hand has been given to them Incidentally many English newspapers blame the American press for creating something very like a scandal out of what in Eng lish journalists opinion might have been shushed otherwise They did shush it locally un til they complain the American overflow inundated them Glamorous Overworked Not realizing what the Wind sorSimpson affair was drvelop ing into I didnt begin to count at first the number of times that Mrs Simpson was due to be re president replied he had not had time to consult the do minion but hat he had informed tht British government of his in ter Canada Australia New Zea land and South Africa have agreed to certain action in the present he continual but the Free State government was not prepared to give assent to the ideathat the British parlia ment could legislate for the Free He denied Early Givers Joy to Cheer Funds Heads Previously Repciteti Trinity Washington Circle Amy and Your Bcautfc Shoppe Decree or Honor Protective Assn Neii Total Every man according as he purposeth in his heart so let him give not grudgingly or of necessity For God loveth a cheerful Corin thians 7 F THOSE in charge of t h i s Christmas Cheer Fund had not seen the cam paign go into the doldrums about two weeks be fore Christmas in every one of the 11 years since it was be gun it would be quite easy to be come discouraged about the pros pect of reaching the goal Always however this temporary slump has presaged a spurt of contributions There never has been a failure to reach goal and there isnt going to be this year The contributions are being turned over to Mrs Mabel Blaise n charge of their expenditure as fast are received Those who give early aremaking her g job easier Either bring your donation to the GlobeGazette office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Have you dene YOUR port to Edwards Pilot A H Ficlden above crack pilot for exKins Edward stands ready day and night to whisk his master from England to Cannes France should Ed ward decide to rush to the side of Mrs Wallis Warfield Simp make sure there will be no empty m Mason City this Christmastide the measure would remove the Free State from the commonwealth and said it was intended to bring the law into accordance with the Has Hurt James Dillon vice president of Cosgraves party retorted that de Valera has hurt the feelings of great and friendly nation at a ferred to in American newsnapers j moment when they are subjected as I to a severe strain in a time of Ive tallied up to 923 but thats no fair total De Valeras action was the firs Mrs Simpson is described as a I specific indication of organized girl every few editions She is opposition by a dominion to ratifi Temperatures Rise m Iowa After Drop Below Zero in North Iowa temperatures rose slowly Friday after dipping to below zero in several parts of the state during the night Charles City reported 8 degrees below zero early Friday the cold est spot in Iowa Mason City had a low oC 7 below It was 2 be low at Dubuque Other readings all on the plus side of the zero mack were Davenport 2 Council Bluffs 4 Des Moines 5 Sioux City and Keokuk 8 There were snow flurries dur ing the night at Council Bluffs and Des Moines but skies were clear over the entire state Fri day The weather bureau forecast generally fair weather for Friday night and Saturday with slowly rising temperatures The bureaus shipping forecast for Iowa Northeast 10 above northwest 15 above southeast 15 above southwest 20 above MAN KILLED IN STRIKE RIOTING 36 Injured in Disorders Outside Shipbuilding Company man was killed and about 36 persons were injured during rioting Fri day outside the Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock company where a strike has beer in progress since last Monday Police said they believed the man was killed when fire engines responding to a false alarm at the Sun plant ran through a crowd of several thousand pickets and sympathizers outside the gates of the main entrance Many of the in jured asserted they had been rim down by fire engines Rioting broke out after non strikers attempted to get through picket lines surrounding the plant All members of the Chester po lice force numbering more than a score were on duly as about 100 persons made their way through a milling crowd surrounding the company property As a second contingent of work BILL TO EXPAND STATE HIGHWAY PATROL IS SEEN 50 Members of Legislature on Record in Favor of Increase Iowa Daily Press Bureau DES MOINES ap proval of an increase in the state highway patrol is indicated in lat est returns in the legislative poll of the Iowa Daily Press associa tion The two year old patrol cre ated by the last general assembly has found lavor with members of the Iowa senate and house to point that 50 lawmakers ex pressed themselves for expansion of the force while only eight de clared themselves opposed The other 14 legislators to re spond to the poll either were un decided on the highway patrol question or were noncommital The 72 answers received by the Iowa Daily Press of which the GlobeGazette is a member con stitute only seven less than 50 per cent of the entire member ship of the two houses of the leg islature To Convene Jan II Iowas 50 senators and 108 house members will convene Jan 11 for the fortyseventh general assembly patrolat the Pres ent time totals 53 men While no bill is believed to have been drawn as yet it is reported that a measure calling for an increase ers arrived changed blows were ex The narrow street in front of the company property close to the Delaware river was filled with thousands of persons Witnesses said that many were unable to get out of the way of the fire en gines as they made their way down the street past 40 As we all know Mrs Simpson was a Baltimore girl and a fre quent visitor in Washington Old acquaintances of hers so they say are found in both cities But her relatives Call on one of beware of a charge from a doublebarreled shotgun Not In Whos Who Mrs Simpson was omitted from the last British Whos Who Well says American journalistic comment thats better than being omitted from the telephone Score one for Mrs Simpson The late King George is men tioned as having been a model of decorum A dozen years ago an English of the name of Mylius got thumping term at hard la bor for charging an early affair between George then only a princeling and a daughter of the then Admiral Seymour Maybe Mylius had it coming to him Still there is a lot of guff in these relationships Pair Plead Innocent DES MOINES Larson Burlington and George Young Duluth pleaded in nocent to larceny charges in mu nicipal court here and were held on bond They are accused of stealing merchandise from a store cation of the former kings re nunciation of the throne The Free State president hat already indicated his intention o substituting a ceremonial head of the state for the governor gener kings when he announced recently he was drafting a now constitution Take Over Functions The bill would authorize de Valera as Free State president to take over all furctions of Gover nor General Donal Buckley ex cept the signing ofbills and dis solving of the parliament which would be done by the speaker Even the continuance of the use of tho kings name in accrediting Free State ministers and in other foreign affairs would be depend ent upon whether the autonomous British dominions also retained the practice De Valera invoked a special par liamentary rule to rush the bill to passage Saturday Found Drowned in Water Tank at Home INDIANOLA V Lovell 34 was found drowned in a water tank at the home of his father Dr C H Mitchell county coroner said that Lovell was sub ject to epilepsy and that he ap parently fell into the tank No in 1 quest will be held Roosevelt Cruiser Starts Last Leg of Its Return Voyage WITH PRESIDENT VELT AT SEA Hoover in Capital First Time Since He Was President ROOSE WASHINGTON P Herbert Roosevelt interrupted his months vacation cruise for the last time Friday for a four hour visit to RortofSpain Trinidad After the presidents cruiser Indianapolis tand its convoy cruis er Chester refueled the flotilla departed at 2 p rn noon CST for the last Charleston S Car mile leg to Mr Eoosevelt planned to reach Charleston early next Tuesday Hoover paid his first visit to the capital Friday since he stepped down from the presidency on March 4 1933 Here to attend a meeting of the trustees of the Carnegie institu tion a scientific organization the former chief executive stopped briefly as he stepped off the train to talk to l newsmen Then he motored across town through rain and fog to his S street minus the motorcycle escort which and Washington Tuesday night heralded his comings and goings II DAYS IEFt SUPPERS FOR TME OLD POLKS BUY OWSTMAS 5EALS of a few years ago The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair Friday night and Saturday risinf tem perature MINNESOTA Generally fair Friday nlrht and Saturday ris iDff temperature IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Friday morning Maxximum Thursday 9 Above Minimum in Night 7 Below At 8 A M 5 Below Snowfall Trace The mercury in Mason City mornirig dipped to 7 below zero a coldness exceeded only once this season and that time by only 1 degree The fore noon started cloudyand there was a gradual ascent of the tempera ture of 100 patrolmen is scheduled to receive substantial backing in both houses The poll revealed 14 senators and 36 house members favoring the boost while the idea is op posed by three senators and five house members The other question placed be fore the legislators was 43 Favor Test Are you in favor of requiring every driyet to take a written and driving test before getting his drivers license Fortythree legislators thought that idea a good one while 12 were opposed The senate count was for and two against while 29 house members were favorable and 10 were opposed As expected the question of fi nancing a highway patrol boost is uppermost in several legislative minds Senator Howard Baldwin Dubuque suggests that maybe a drivers license fee of will be needed to pay the addi tional salaries and to raise The ante for the whole force Patrol men receive 100 a month now with a month increase every year Drivers license fee now is 25 cents This plus chauffeur li cense charges raises about 000 a year which supports the patrol and the drivers license ex aminers There are approximately 25 of the For Annual Check i Another legislator dos not bjj lieve in the drivers license change but suggests every car should be checked oncea Some Iowa cities already have such a law lo cally On size of the patrol another says double Representative Oscar E Johnson of Kanawha de clareshimself for compulsory lia bility insuranceto be carried on all cars driven on the public high ways Representative J P Gallagher of Williamsburg believes the pa trol increase should come through enlistment of town andcity police officials in the system Another legislator wants to require only new drivers license applicants to take written and driving tests while permitting all others to re new without the examinations A house member concluded his questionnaire with I expect to introduce a bill to put teeth in the motor vehicle light Moore Executed for Clevenger Slaying RALEIGH N Moore 22 year old Negro was executed in North Carolinas gas chamber Friday for the hotel room slaying of Helen Clevenger New York University student in Ashe ville last July The former hotel bell boy a hulking giant who confessed shooting and beating the 18 year old victim to death was pro nounceddead at a 12 he entered the death chamber i Mrs Simpson to Stay on at French Villa CANNES France Wallis Simpson for love of whon King Edward renounced liis throne said through a spokesman Friday she expects to obtain hei final divorce decree without any complications The American born fiancee o the former ruler said she was no aware of any move in England to invalidate her temporary divorce decree from Ernest Aldrich Simp son the intermediary asserted Mrs Simpson has no arrange ments to meet the spokesman declared reiterating that the former Baltimore belle expects to Remain in southern France for several weeks at least He declared the understanding at the villa where Mrs Simpson is in seclusion is that Edward will have left London by Saturday Edward Not Expected French officials confirmed statements at the villa that Mr Windsor was not expected at the Riviera soon The meeting of the abdicating British monarch and the 41 year old American woman whose at tachment for each other has shocked the British empire is not likely to take place until public interest has quieted it was be lieved here As to their marriage British society circles on the Riviera were not inclined to discuss it until Mrs Simpsons divorce becomes abso lute next April 27 When the couple does meet for the first time since their attach ment became publicly an empire issue it probably will be at some place remote from crowds such as No Definite Indication France Switzerland and Italy have been mentioned as possible meeting places but there has been no definite indication nor has any date been mentioned Mrs Simpsons immediate reac tion to word that the king had abdicated was evidently one of happiness that the king had chosen her at the cost of his I throne but there was no official statement to ihrt effect Members of the household con fined themselves to saying that she remained in good spirits She retired early Thursday night af ter a hearty dinner If there were a sidoplay oi1 emotion or tears they wore hid den behind the barrier of Scot land Yard and French surele de tectives Stormy weather which was re lieved by a brief glimpse of sun light just as Edwards abdication became known here set in again Friday morning Skies darkened and further rains were forecast Brownlow to Leave Lord Brownlow gentlemanin waiting to the king who has been acting as official spokesman for the former Baltimore girl pre pared for early departure for London Announcement that he was leaving aroused reports that Mrs Simpson too was to go The ru mors were spiked by members of the household who said her plans lipd not been altered The usual of guards re mained on duty Tin mobile guards which the mayor of Cannes said had been requested did not arrive immediately There was no apparent need for them All wastranquil within the villa and the crowds outside the grounds remained quiet Under Severe Strain Lord Brownlow evidently un der a strain because ofthe developments of the past week said he wished to emphasize that there was no foundation whatever to extravagant which he said had spread throughout the world He did not elaborate concerning these reports most of which started following a visit to the villa of the London gynecologist Dr W Douglas Kirkwood earlier this week With Lord Brownlow members of the household denced the hope that no further statements would be necessary and that Wrb Simpson would have a chance to enjoy a complete rest EDWARDS REIGN CLOSES BROTHER ASCENDS THRONE Retiring Monarch Expected to Leave for France After His Address to People New King Chooses Title of George VI LONDON greatest empire on the earth gave up Edward VIII as king Friday and placed his oldest brother Albert Frederick Arthur George on its throne In three swift hours the houses of commons and lords approved the abdication of the 327 day sovereign who chose marriage to a twice divorced American instead of his ancient crown Then with quick precision a royal commission gave royal assent to the act At p m a m central standard Edward VIII ceased to reign At that very moment the quiet Duke of York became king of England and the dominions beyond the seas emperor of India de fender of the faith Great Britains new king Friday chose officially the name of George VI Friday night perhaps by British warship plain Edward Windsor was expected to cross the channel to France to be near Wallis War field Simpson the woman he loves Talks to People First at 10 oclock 4 p m central standard time he was to talk by radio to his people AIDS AT MASS LYING IN BED Pope Pius Has Best Night Since Being Stricken With Paralysis JPPLying in Jed Pope Pius XI assisted at mass in a chapel adjoining his sick room after what was de cribed as his most tranquil night since he was stricken with paraly sis of the legs His holiness was given a draught of digitalis shortly before dawn This was the only medicine he opk during the night attendants aid Vatican officials said the holy ather was holding hi own against tne paralysis has him to bed for the past veelc He went to sleep Thursday night after reciting his rosary and expressing gratitude the British throne had not fallen and a di vorcee would not become queen LOOK INSIDE FOR BOB FELLER Young Baseball Star Goes Back to School ON PAGE 11 Hansell Woman Killed When Struck by 1 ram ON PAGE 3 Truck Driver Freed of Accident Charges DES MOINES Judge Edwin C Moore dismissed charges of manslaughter against 3wight Hess 24 Knoxville at a learing here Hess was the driver f a truck which struckand killed Mjse W Clyman 55 Judge Moore said that the evidence did not show neglect by Hess Safety Council for Hancock Is Organized ON PAGE 5 Full Picture Page of New King and Queen ON LAST PAGE Forty and Eight Will Play Santa Claus Role ON PAGE 13 Saturday afternoon heralds will proclaim his brother medieval rote Bui actually Al bert Frederick Arthur George be came king with the giving of the royal assent by a commission composed of Lords Onslow Den man and the Earl of just as Edward took the reign when his father George V breathed his dying breath at Sandringham last Jan 20 Prime Minister Stanley Bald win jjaid first official visit to the The first minister received a tre mendous cheer from a crowd gathered outside the rulers home in Piccadilly Parliament in session exactly 2 hours and 52 minutes before the throne changed hands adjourned immediately upon notification that the royal assent had been given Will Take Oath Commons will meet at p m Saturday to take the oath of al legiance to the new king On Mon day the sovereigns 41st birthday Prime Minister Baldwin present a message from him Canada Australia New Zea land South Africa and the Irish Free State will act independently through their parliaments on the abdication as autonomous units of the empire The first minister told parlia ment Friday that the governments of Canada Australia New Zealand and South Africa had communi cated their desire to be associated with this andthat President Eamon de Valera of the Irish Free had informed him the Free State parliament would meet dur ing the day to pass legislation dealing with the Irish President Acts However with the opening of the Free State dail session a bill was introduced by de Valtra to abolish both the office of gover nor general and the use cf the kings name in conducting the Free States domestic affairs The measure which would provide for recognition of Ed wards abdication and his broth ers accession would however limit British control over Free State activity toforeign affairs While Edward made his fare wells to brothers and friends al Fort Belvedere Simpson at Cannes let it be known through a spokesman that she expects to obtain her divorce decree next April without complications As yet the spokesman said she has made no arrangements to meyt the former king The house of commons rushing the abdication bill through first second and third reading with but a faint ripple of dissent from i handful of left wingers sent it lo the peers at p m Baldwin Pays Tribute Before it went to the other end of the longcorridor which sepa rates the two houses Prime Min ister Baldwin paid another moving tribute to the passing sovereign Though we have this duty to perform and we perform it with he said Jwe shall al ways remember with regard and affection the wholehearted and loyal service that his majesty has given to this country as Prince of Wales and during his short as king For all this work we are grate ful and we shall not forget The final scene in the hotae i lords was swift and simple actment of old world parliament ary ritual After the few brief mlmttw that passage required the three pwr j of the royal commission ;