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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME M THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL XLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES FIVE CENTS A COPY MASON CITY THt BRIGHT JPOT MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAYJULY 111939 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 234 DELAY NEUTRALITY ACT CHANGE Labor Friends Gasp at NLKBs Antics WASHINGTON Good friends of labor here are gasping at Na tional Labor Relations board antics in the General Motors strike As they see it the board has fumbled an ex cellent oppor tunity to prove its good faith to all labor the public bus iness and con gress To NLRB critics it may confirm the worst fears of Paul Mallon cro collusion that have been charged against the board Heres the story Three weeks ago before the strike started NLRB Chairman Madden wrote Congresswoman Mary Norton announcing a cor rective amendment in its pro cedure The board was reforming itself Thereafter it would allow employers to ask the board to find out which union should be dealt with This would apply said Mr Madden in representation cases where two or more bona fide labor organizations are claiming a ma jority but neither petitions the board fov an election Business cheered So did congress Company Asks Election These very same circumstances then developed in the General Mo tors strike before the cheers had died away The employer faced two unions CIO claimed the orig inal 8000 tool and diestrikers were its men AFL claimed many of its members were also out work because of the strike Neith er petitioned for an election AFL probably refrained because it ap peared to be in a minority but why CIO refrained is not ap parent There is no doubt how ever that CIO was aware that if it did not claimqrepresent a majority officially it would fur nish an excuse for NLRB to escape an election So the company stepped in and asked ar election to determine which one it should deal with At first NLRB soid the petition had not reached Washington that it would be considered in the usual routine way when it did This did not sound very prom ising 35 the usual routine of NLRB sometimes takes a year Later on the board let the press know the petition would be given special consideration that its NLRB man in Detroit was inves tigating When his report comes in a hearing will be held to con sider an election Claim Same Name The company is in a spot The two unions are not only fighting each other but both even claim the same name the United Auto Workers of America A suit over the name the office furniture and is now pending in the records courts But the most peculiar circum stance of the case is the neglect of the CIO union to claim repre sentation for the whole striking plants Officially it claims to rep resent only its own members Usually this is the last thing a union will admit Normally CIO would claim everyone and get the bargaining rights to the whole plant There would seem to be only I two possible reasons why it does jj not Either it does not have a ma il jority which is unlikely or it is working to let the NLRB avoid an election which is less unlikely Few labor authorities here think there will he an election Unof ficially boardmen here seem to ihink the company should bargain withCIO without one they i have not yet suggested what the AFL wing will try to do to the company in that event At any rate NLRB is dangling in the noose of its own reforma tion and may very well strangle itseif in the process State department apparently is not expecting any outbreak on Danzig before July 24 Its leading advisers on European affairs are taking their vacations all at once f Assistant State Secretary Berle has gone to his Massachusetts farm to return July 24 Pierpont Mof fatt chief of the European divi sion is away will return the same day Stanley Hornbcck one of two advisers on political rela tions will return the end of the month IComiltlH Klnr Features Inc GILLETTE JOINS IN BEATING FR BACKED ACTION But Hull Declares Administration to Press for Adoption WASHINGTON sen ate foreign relations committee voted Tuesday to postpone until the next session of congress con sideration of neutrality legislation The vote for postponement was 12 to 11 with Senators Gil lette DIowa and George DGa the previously doubt ful members of the committee voting for tlic delay Secretary Hull announced Tues day shortly after the senate com mittee had voted for postponement of neutrality legislation that in the interest of peace and security the administration would continue to urge adoption of its program Hulls statement was made after he conferred with President Roosevelt It followed by about two hours the vote of the senate foreign re lations committee In favor of giv ing no further consideration to revision of the neutrality law at his session Bitter Fieht Possible Disclosure of the administra ion stand indicated to many that Roosevelt had no inten ion of permitting the commit ees decision to stand in the way of new legislation before adjourn ment if he can swing a majority of the senate to his view This would mean a possibly bitter fight in the senate over whether to force the houseap proved bill out 61 the committee and to the senate floor where ad ministration leaders claim they can enough votesfor re 3eal of triearms embargo provi sion of the present law Repeal is the heart of the ad ministrations program For 6 Point Program In a formal statement Secre tary of State Hull declared I feel as I have felt throughout each stage of the consideration of peace and neutrality legislation during this session of congress that the nterests of peace and security ol the United States require that we should continue to urge the adop tion of the principles of the six point program The vote on the motion to post ne follows To postpone Gillette George Bennett C Clark D Mo Frederick Van Nuys D Ind Robert R Reynolds D N C Henrik Shipstead FL Minn Wallace White R Me Arthur H Vanderberg R Mich Arthu Capper R Kans Hiram Johnson R Cal William E Borah R Ida and Robert M LaFollette P Wis Against postponement Key Pittman D Nev Joseph Guffey D Pa Pat Harrison D Miss Robert F Wagner D N Y Al ben W Barkley D Ky Tom Connelly D Tex Elbert D Thomas D Utah James E Mur ray D Mont Claude Pepper D Fla Lewis W Schwellenbach D Wash Theodore Green D R I The committee met at a m Shortly before noon La Fol lette emerged from the room anc announced the vote GILLETTEF R BREACH BELIEVED WIDENED Senator Gillettes determinin vote in the senate foreign relation committee to postpone action 01 Roosevelt backed neutrality leg islation was viewed in Mason Cit political circles as widening In breach between the lowan and In white house Intensification of this break ap parent in the Iowa primarie when James Roosevelt indorse Otha D Wearin was believed b local observers to make unlikel an Gil presidential acceptance of recommendation of Senator lette for northern Iowa attorney On the other hand it was though by some that Gilletl might op pose any effort for a reappoint ment to the attorneys post In view of these facts certai political observers were incline to believe that Ed Dunn woul continue to hold the office by vir tue of a holdover appointment DIES OF BROKEN NECK BURLINGTON T Davis 60 died of a broken nee here Monday after he fell dow the cellar steps of his home Battered Safe Shows Expert Job morning at JJhe Abel andUSon clothing store after taking more YEGGS GET5250 FROM ABEL AND SON SAFE TILL Enter Through Skylight and Use Sledgehammer Iron Bar on Safe Professional safecrackers left an empty cash register till and an equally empty battered safe at Abel and son Inc local clothiers after a visit in the early hours of Tuesday morning The loss was estimated by the company presi dent Wilson L Abel at approxr mately The loss was covered by insurance Gaining entrance through the skylight the burglars used a sledgehammer and an iron bar to 4batter and pry all hinges and AMERICAN STARS BLAST BILL LEE FOR 31 VICTORY cement with which the outer door was filled was crumbled by the blows wtcll me m The inner door of Heavy sheet steel was pounded in the center until the outer edges tipped out enough to permit a steel bar to be forced behind them and the door pried from its recess A small Iocs on the steel doov to the cashbox compartment also was pounded loose lock photo Kayenay en far ock NEW HOT SPELL GATHERS STEAM Forecast Predicts Heat in Great Plains to Overflow Midwest DES MOINES IP The Weather Bureaus forecast for I o wans Tuesday was that the warmest weather so far this sea son was moving into the state from the northwest The wave of heat which pushed the temperature up to 104 degrees at Pierre S Dak Monday was expected to bring a reading of be tween 95 and 100 degrees in Des Moines this afternoon Cooler weather was due for the western part of the Dakotas Tues day however so that the heat wave may not be prolonged in Iowa observers said Mondays high in Iowa was 30 at Council Bluffs Des Moines had 87 Marshalltown was low Monday night with 59 Alia and Imvood reported a trace of rain while Cherokee had 01 Skies were clear over the state Tuesday morning excepting at Inwood where it was partly cloudy The state forecast was generally fair Tuesday night and Wednesday with warmer Tuesday night and in the central and east portions on Wednesday HEAT INCREASES IN PLAINS REGION CHICAGO new hot spell was gathering steam in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains region vTuesday ready in overflow into the Middlewest Forecaster J R Lloyd of the governmentWeather Bureau predicted the mercury would hit 110 in some weslern points Tuesday New Battleship to Be Named for Iowa WASHINGTON na vys new 43000 ton battleships will bear the names Iowa and New Jersey The Iowa being con structed at the New York navy yard is the fourth naval vessel to bear the name The New Jersey being built at the Philadelphia navy yard is the second to be so called Torso Slayer Is Declared to Be Sane CLEVELAND P Frank Dolezal confessed slayer of one of Clevelands 12 torso murder victims was declared sane by two Bounty psychiastrists after two ricurs examination Tuesday Dolezal 52 year old former bricklayer and butcher was ex amined by Drs S C Lindsay and K S West Sheriff Martin L ODonnell said he was convinced Dolezal had disclosed Monday night the Dolezai Denies Being at Osage CLEVELAND JP Sheriff Martin ODonnell said Tues day Frank Dolezal held as a suspect in the Cleveland torso murder cases denied he had ever lived in Osage Iowa Clint Paimcr meat market operator at Osage said a man named Frank Dolezal worked for him there several years ajo true hiding place the head of Mrs Florence Polillo victim No 3 in the series of headless dead and that Dolezal would be asked to sign a new confession The Weather FORECAS IOWA Generally fair Tues day night and Wednesday warmer Tuesday night and in central and east portions Wed nesday MINNESOTA Increasing cloudiness local llrondershow crs in northwest portion Tues day night or Wednesday and in northeast portion Wednesday warmer Tuesday nifht and in southeast Wednesday cooler in the Red River Valley Wednes day afternoon IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Monday 84 Minimum Monday night 6V At 8 a m Tuesday 73 YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 65 Rain flg little man who is a big felow in of a mansion known as the Castles said Tuesday that Fatli Mis Kaufman indicated strong swLftgrS ambassador to Italy ended to be heard on its merits MNUTT GETS SECURITY POST Politicians Wonder if Indianan Is Getting Boost Toward 1940 WASHINGTON capi tals favorite light talking getting an ex traordinary midsummer workout by the disclosure that Paul V Mc Nutt is Federal security adminis trator In the aircooled senate and house cloakrooms in the George town gardens where society drinks mint juleps and even on steamy street corners the question is the ame Does the appointment mean that President Roosevelt is giving the retiring high commissioner of the Philippines a boost toward the 1910 democratic presidential no mination Senator Wheeler DMont who recently declined consideration as a vice presidential candidate said flatly the object was to build up McNutt for 1940 Some politicians took a less di rect view They argued that Mr Rooosevelt was not necessarily showing favoritism for the former Indiana governor but recognized his hat was in the ring and was giving him a chance to stand or fall on the record he will make in a key position here ocks from the double doors of the safe from which they removed a eather cash box containing cur and checks They took time to sort a large number of checks from the cur leaving the checks lying on a desk on the balcony where the safe was located Approximately in silvei was taken from the cash register which customarily is left open ac cording to Mr Abel to avoid its eing wrecked by inexperiencec jurglars who might not know how to open it The register is more valuable than any money which ever is left in it at night he ex plained No Fingerprints Found After the robbery was complet ed the burglars left by the real door closing the heavy steel shut ters after them so that police pa trolmen would see nothing out o order Glove marks were foum but no fingerprints according t Police Capt Leo Risacher The robbery was discovered a oclock Tuesday morning bj A E Smith assistant manager who opened the store He im mediately telephoned the police station and then ran out the fron door and called to Officers Wil liam Palenyk and E H Linnen kamp who were standing nearby Slid Down Rope The officers found that the burglars had removed a pane o glass from the skylight on the roof tied a rope to the frame ant climbed down to the second floo rooms of the establishment Thi rope was left hanging Nightllghts burning in the cen ter of the showroom ceiling anc on the side of the stairs leading to the balcony had not been dis turbed And steel shutters which cover all of the windows in the rear of the building had not beej touched Miss Marie Ryner bookkeeper reported to Chief Harold E Wolfe that she worked late Monday eve ning and left the building after she heard the clock strike 11 LOOK INSIDE FOR SAM D McREYNOLDS Head of House Foreign Relations Group Dies PAGE 2 Former President of State Brand Succumbs PAGE 3 Sid Richardson Tops State Tourney Ranks PAGE 9 Policeman Is DeadinWPA Street Riot MINNEAPOLIS A police HEAT CAUSES lOWANS DEATH MARSHALLTOWN Fred Springer 45t Garwin WPA work er died in a hospital here Mon day night of what physicians de scribed as heat prostration The man was overcome last Thursday morning while working in a grav el pit near Garwin but was not taken to the hospital until the following day wjien his condition became serious mans death following riotous scenes Monday between striking WPA workers and nonstrikers in downtown Minneapolis brought all available police on duty Tues day night and midshift patrol men were ordered to their posts by Chief of Police Frank Forcstal as word spread that WPA strik ers planned new demonstrations to protest lengthening ot the WPA work month by congress Victim of Mondays violence was 40 year old Patrolman John Gearty Pummelled upon the head and shoulders by half a dozen men as he and Officer Paul Larson tried to get Frank Fischer 45 a nonstriker away from a threatening crowd Gearty died in a hospital shortly afterward Dr G W Callerstrom said he suc cumbed from coronary sclerosis a heart condition aggravated by the beating At Fort Snclliug army post 20 additional military police were detained to reservation entrances after pickets threatened workers leaving a veterans hospital proj ect In St Paul 36 night officers were called for day duty with po lice cars trailing flying squads of strikers who roved about the city exhorting other workers to join walkouts which occurred on many projects aspart of the protest to congress No violence occurred Feller Puts Stop to National League Rally in Pinch YANKEE S T A D I U M NFW YORK on Big Bill Lee of Chicago for all their runs in the fourth and fifth innings the American league allstars defeated their National league rivals fo 1 in the seventh annual allstar game here Tuesday before a crowd of 63000 The game play by play FIRST INNING Nationals Hack fanned Frey rolled out Goodman sent a high lazy fly to Cramer in the right field corner No runs no hits no errors none left Americans Cramer lined a sin gle to short left Rolfe sent a long fly to Ott in deep right center Ott took DiMnggios fly in short cen ter Dickey popped to Vauhan No runs one hit no errors one left SECOND INNING Nationals McCormick sent a sharp bounder to Cronin at short who fumbled but recovered to throw him out Lombard shot a single into left field Medwick struck out Cramer raced in to take Otts fly to right field NoN runs one hit no errors one left Americans Greenberg popped to Vaughan Cronin lined into right field for a single Selkirk flied to Ott In center field Gordon sent an easy fly to Ott in center No runs one hit no errors one left THIRD INNING Nationals Vaughan singled off Cronlns glove Derringer trying vainly to sacrifice fanned Hack dropped a single just Inside the left field line and Vaughan raced to second Frey rifled a double down the right field line scoring Vaughan and sending Hack to third Goodman was intentionally talked to load the bases thus giv ng the Americans a field chance at any bag McCormick was called Hit on strikes on three pilches Lombard f lied out One run hrcc Jtils no errors three left Americans Myril Hoag balled for Ruffing He fanned Cramer was thrown out Frey to McCor mick Vaughan leaped high in the air to spear Rolfes liner No runs no lifts no errors none left FOURTH INNING Nationals Tommy Bridges of the Detroit Tigers a right bander ook Buffings place on the mound Medwick bounced out Cronin to Greenberg Ott sent a high pop up to Dickey Vaughan walked Dolph Camilli batted lor Der ringer and struck out No runs no ts no errors one left Americans Bill Lee big right hander of the Cubs went on the mound for the Nationals DiMag gio sent a bounder and Hack threw him out Dickey walked Greenberg shot a line single into left field Dickey moving to sec ond Cronin struck out Selkirk lined a single into ripht field Dickey scored and Greenberg reached third Vaughan fumbled Gordons sharp bounder for an er ror Greenberg scoring Selkirk went to second Bridges struck out Tvn runs two hits one error two Patrolman Frank Gearty 40 was fatally hurt when he helped rescue a nonslriklne WIA worker on a sewing project from demonstrators who xvcrc protesting the n Gcarty Js shown as an attempt to put the the worker aboard a streetcar vw thwarted 130 hnuruork month left FIFTH INNING Nationals Hack fanned Frey bounded out Billy Herman right handed hitting infielder of the Chicago Cubs batted for Good man Herman was called out on strikes No runs no hits no errors none left Americans Cramer struck out Rolfe was thrown out Frey to Mc Cormick DiMaggio smashed a homerun into the left field stands Dickey bounced out to McCor mick One run one hit na errors none left SIXTH INNING Nationals McCormick sent a slow roller to Gordon who threw him out Lombard singled to left center Med wicks bounder bounced off Cronins chest for an error Lombard reaching second Gordon made a beautiful stabbing stop of Otts sharp roller but couldnt recover in time to make a play and Ott got to first Lom bardi reached third and Medwick second on the hit Bobby Feller came in to pitch for the American leaguers Vaughan rolled into double play Gordon to Cronin to Greenberg to cut off the rally and end the inning No runs two hits one error two left Americans Greenberg walked Frey fumbled Cronins grounder lut recovered to throw him out Gvccnbcrg racing to second Sel kirk wis purposely passed Mcd wick iaccd deep into left field to i haul dmvn Gordons long fly Kel ;