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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1937, Mason City, Iowa SATUR TO MASON NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME E DITI ON VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA JUNE 4 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION OMB NO 205 F R CERTAIN COURT BILL PASS RIGHT ON TALK OF COMPROMISE Claims People Want Court Reform Sees Passage This Session WASHINGTON Roosevelt said Friday there was no question that the court reor ganization bill would be passed this session He made the state ment at his press conference at the same time parrying questions about a compromise The president however said Senator Robinson the democratic leader had given a correct state ment Thursday night to news papermen when he indicated the administration might accept some compromise proposal Robinson said certain amend ments would be offered to the bill when it came up on the floor and that he may offer one Speaks on Metaphor The president said the Ameri can people wanted court reform j He complained that while the preme court was entitled to a re cess it had adojurned for the sum mer without deciding several im portant cases in which the ad ministration was vitally inter ested Speaking in metaphor the pres identsaid with regard tp the proposal to enlarge the supreme court unless elder justices retire that the country in recent weeks had seen a forest while a lot of people in Washington were likely to see trees instead a forest His forest remark was under stood by his hearers to have refer ence to court reform generally the trees relating to the number of new judges needed Talks About Trees Asked flatly about a possible compromise on two new judges instead of six as he originally pro posed the presideni said the in quirer was talking about trees was talking about court reform How many trees to make a for est someone asked He smiled but did not answer The president said an illustra tion of the need lor court reform was given by the high tribunal last week in adjourning until Oc tober without deciding four cases important to the country He list ed them as the TVA case which had been decided only partially before the PWA cases involving the right of the federal govern ment to lend money to municipali ties for power projects and the securities commission case Father of Courts He did not mention the fourth case specifically He did say how ever the court had made no sug gestion for remedying the situa tion which he said was prevent ing the government from prose cuting the Aluminum company antitrust suit In this connection he said the supreme court had been always looked on as a father of the lower courts yet in the Aluminum com pany case in which the govern ment was enjoined in the lower courts from pressing its suit in any jurisdiction outside of west ern Pennsylvania the government was receiving no help Mr Roosevelt said under the law there was no method of carry ing the case up to the highest court except through the circuit court and it may be several years before a final decision is given Permits Quicker Method The pending court reorganiza tion bill he said would permit a quicker method The president said in the PWA cases six decisions all favorable to the government had been re turned by circuit courts Nevec theless he added the supreme court quit for the summer after deciding to defer arguments on these until fall The president said both sides also had wanted an early decision in the securities commission case 6 Others on Docket He noted the court had cleared its docket except for six other cases in which arguments had been completed but that these were put over for reargument next fall Talking at length to the scores of newspapermen the president said he had looked up the law on supreme court terms and found that it provides for one term an nually beginning in October but that the court itself could decide to recess He commented to reporters that the people wanted speedier deci sions and large cases cleand up in six months instead of periods ranging up to three years and more Duke Edward May Drop Title of Royal Highness 1 Dead 5 Injured After Lumbermens Strike Riot Chrysler Announces Closing of 2 Plants Employing LOOK INSIDE FOR HIRSCH U S Citizen Executed for Treason in Germany PAGE 2 Iowa Business Gains Over 36 Are Shown PAGE 12 Dean Says Hell Sue Walks Out on Parley PAGE 13 Lakes to Gulf Highway Mapfolders Are Issued PAGE 9 SAFE BLASTED AT POSTOFFICE Bandits Fire at Garage Man and Escape With Loot of Cash Bonds SIGOURNEY ear ly Friday blasted open the safe of the South English postoffice took in registered Liberty bonds and about in currency fired at a South English garage man and escaped in an auto The facilities of the state police radio system were called on in an attempt to capture the men who it is believed fled east along high way 22 from South English Federal authorities it was said were notified and were expected in South English Friday Hurley Dunn South English garage man stepped into the street following the blast saw the ban dits lookout in front of the post office The lookout snapped a shot at Dunn but missed SO THEY Frank Wallace who claims he married Mae West in 1911 in a letter to the buxom film actress My love and affection for you has never Premier Mitchell F Hepburn of Ontario attacking as law less labors C I I am sym pathetic toward labor but I do not intend to allow labor to be duped by a lot of high pressure men from across the Mrs Ida B Wise Smith presi dent of the United States W C T in a lament as she greeted for eign guests to the world conven tion of the group in Washington We welcome you to a country where liquor has been re Forest R Martin native of Creston Iowa declaringhe waa only 11 years old when he joined the U S army to fight in the World war Im tired of these cuys brajjeing about how they joined the army when they Workers BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sit down strikers opened new at saults on the nations automotive industry Friday leaving an esti mated additional workers idle and disorders in a Michigan lumber strike resulted in the death of one and injuries to five others The Chrysler corporation in De troit announced the closing of two plants employing The com pany said two union men refused to work alongside two nonunion ists Closing of two plants was necessitated by shortage of cars arid bodies they said The Packard Motor company reported it was forced to curtail production at Detroit because some workers did not appear in the stamping division No reason was given but men were sent home because of lack of mate rials Strike in Canton Differences over minimum wages caused a strike at the Tim ken Roller Besring plant at Can ton Ohio where were idle Members of the Committee for In dustrial Organization cf steel workers voted to strike after fail ure of a wage A battle of fists clubs and brickbats broke out at dawn near Newberry Lumber and Chemical company plant Striking woodsmen and mill work ers from Muriising marched on the plant where company em ployes who refused to walk out repulsed them A coroner said he could not de termine immediately whether in j juries during the fight or a heart j attack from excitement caused the victims death I Quiet Is Restored Comparative quiet returned Little Falls N where trucks were stoned and 15 persons were injured earlier in the a laundry strike In Chicago railway managemeat committees continued conferences with representatives of 14 non operating unions over demands for a 20 per cent The motion picture workers strike in Hollywood spread to the plants of 28 independent compan ies affecting an estimated 750 zd ditional employes A New York subway lines threatened with a strike of employes C I O officers de manded reinstatement of several employes who they claimed were dismissed Steel Peace Parley A peace conference betvten the leader of the union forceand Ohios governor the atten tion of more than idle workers on the far flung steel strike front Philip Murray head of the Stael j Workers Organizing Committee agreed to meet with Gov Martin L Davey at Columbus but his terms for peace apparently pre cluded an immediate end to the nine dny dispute Murray declared strike would continue until a union con trct was signed It was the re fusal of the Inland and Republic Steel corporations and the Youngstown Sheet and Tube com pany to sign an agreement on col lective bargaining that led to the I strike call Governor Davey previously con ferred secretly with Thomas Girdler Republic chairman and S C Argetsinser vice president of Sheet and Tube BLOCK FREIGHT TRAIN BOUND FOR STEEL PLANT WARREN Ohio crowd of Republic Steel corporation1 strike pickets and sympathizers blocked a Baltimore Ohio freight train today when it headed for Republics picket Two uniformed policemen ot the railroad watched asthe men piled ties on the railroad tracks 300 yards from the gates of the plant and thengavethe train a shove so it struck the ties Several ties then were chained to the The freight train consisting of hoppers tank cars and freight cars had been backed into a sid ing and had been idle for an hour when the crowd piled up the ties A crowd of100 men still work ing in the plant stood Just inside the gate The made no effort to interfere SEVEN PERSONS BURN TO DEATH IN BUS MISHAP Trapped When Big Machine Overturns and Bursts Into Flames SKILOAH SPRINGS removed Fri day from the wreckage of landbound Greyhound bus which plunged into a highway embank ment crashed over on its top and burned early Friday All the victims were men Only one Driver Al Wilson who took the wheel of the vehicle at Red ding 48 miles south of here was identified The others were pas sengerswho boarded the bus after riding to the Shasta county junc tion on other stages Thebodies were placed in I hearses summoned from Redding by Coroner Roy S Duggins and were returned to mortuaries at Redding from where the bus started its mp at a m Reports that the body of a baby had been recovered from the wreckage apparently were er roneous Arthur Dawson com pany clerk at the Sims Civilian Conservation Corps camp a mile from the scene said charred rem nants ofa childs clothing had been but tiiat onlyseven Flames burst from the big ma chine when it toppled over and trapped the victims in the wreck iage j The fire attracted enrollees from I the nearby CCC camp and they rushed to the scene and poured water on the bus Baby Dies Following Operation to Right Upside Down Stomach MINNEAPOLIS deli cate operation performed hece Thursday night to right the upside down stomach of a six weeks old baby was unsuccessful The infant Allen son of Mr and Mrs Allen Fletcher of j Menomonie died Friday The child Was born with a tured diaphragm which permitted the stomach to be pushed into the chest forcing the heart to the right side of the body and com pressing the lungs so that the child had difficulty breathing The child was unable to take nourishment and steadily lost strength Duke arid Duchess After Their Wedding WINDSORS RIDE DOWN CANAL AS VENICE CHEERS Speeding Across Europe in Private Railway Car on Way to Austria LONDON sources considered it likely Friday their abdicated monarch Edward ol Windsor might drop the title of royal highness which Ms broth ersuccessor King George VI de nied his American born bride They pointed to three signifi cant omissions of the coveted royal highness in connection with the wedding style which the duke sought to have conferred on Wal lis Warfield as Duchess of Wind sor These things they speculated might mean Windsor would give up the royal designation which the British government did not think it fitting his twice divorced wife should bear Omits Royal Initials 1 Departing from custom he did not use the royal initials H R when he signed the French marriage register as De Windsor 2 He simply your highness during the wad ding 3 The H R had been used forall statements on the dukes behalf by his spokes man previously was not used in those issued for him after the The Duke and Duchess of Windsor This radiosound photo shows them shortly after they became man and wife posing for photographers on the steps of the Chateau de Cande Monts France ceremony j Throughout England millions Windsors Farewell Wave Interpreted as Fascist Salute VENICE Italy duke of Windsor waved a honeymoon adieu to cheering Venetians Friday arm raised palm upward Venetian fascists howled with joy They thought the duks de parting by train for Austria with his duchess was giving the fascist salute GET READY FOR v Dont let the good old sum mertime find you unpre pared to fully enjoy the comforts and many pleas ures that belong to this fun time of the year Buy the things youll need and want for hot weather at Mason City stores Satur day Certified Value Day and youll save real UTTERBACK ON PAROLE BOARD Named by Gov Kraschel to Fill Vacancy Caused by Cooney Death DES MOINES office of Kraschel announced appointment of Hubert Utter b k o f 5 Moines demo cratic national c o mm i t teemanj for Iowa to fill the unexpired term of Matt D Cooney of Du buque as mem ber of the state board of Cooney died days ago Utter back will hold office until June term VTTERBACK was for six years be yearly Utterback member of the Iowa supreme court bench and former sixth districtr Iowa gressmsiv lost a race against Sen ator Clyde L Herring for the democratic nomination1 for senator in the last Iowa primaries The governors office issued the following statement from Cover nor Kraschel Judge Utterbacks experience especially fits him for this posi tion The f act thathisoffice jsla cated in the sameBuilding wMch houses offices dis tinct asset It gives him a daily contact with the office that f ew others could have I it fortunate that he hasagreedto accept the The governorwas in ClintonFri day his office said where wall address the eighthgrade gradua tion county public schools Utterback who succeedsCooney as legal member of the board automatically becomes its chair man j Communists Seek to Form UnitedFront MOSCOW Komiritern communist international Friday ended its long standing I quarrel with its parent body the second socialist international and proposed a unitedfront for action against German and Italian in tervention in The startling move to bury the hatchet and unify the commu nists socialists and international league of labor unions George Dimitroff secretary general of the Komintern announced was the direct result of the Dombard ment of the Spanish city of Al meria by German warships A united workers front for material as well as moral support of the Spanish workers established as the answer to Dimitroff declared Dimitroff as spokesman for the international organization of the communist parties of all definitely the formation of a joint commission from his own group the second international and with the national league of labor un ions The proposal was prompted he said by from the com munist and socialist labor union parties of Spain for a united front to save Dies Just Before Insurance Lapses DALLAS Texas Clevinger 24 died a minute beforeTtiidnight Wednesday night of gunshot wounds Friday it was disclosedthat had he lived past midnight worth of insurance lapsed A youth wascharged with his slay ing TMWeather FORECAST IOWA Occasional rain prob able Friday nlfht and Saturday cooler in central and west Fri day nigrht much cooler Saturday and Saturday nisfct except iff extreme northwest Rain in east tonight and Saturday probably rain hr west Friday nightand Saturday morning cooler Fri day night except along Lake Superior cooler Saturday ex cept in extreme Tvest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather for 24 hour period ending at B a m Friday Maximum Thursday 77 Minimum in Night 51 At 8 A HC Friday 84 IOWAN MAY HAVE BEEN MURDERED Inquest Held After Death of Man in Pooihall With Broken Neck IDA GROVE J A Christiansen announced Friday he would hold an inquest to determine if Clifton C Watts 40 of Arthur who wasfound dead of a broken neck in a pool hall here Thursday night was murdered The body of Watts was found at p m by Will Stern pro prietor of the pooihall Watts pockets were turned inside out and his empty billfold and his keyring were lying on a nearby card table Stern said he left the pooihall at m to go to a restaurant for dinner He said three or four men were standing in the rjoolhall with Watts When he returned Stem said the place was empty except for the body of Watts lying on the floor his feet under a slot ma chine The Sheriff L W Kuhl who investigated the said there were no marks of vio lence on the body that could be seen in a superficial examination The coroner removed the body to a home for post mortem examination The sheriff said he had obtained the name of one of the men whom Stern said was in the pooihall with Watts when Stern left County Attorney Ray Walter also began an investigation of death Watts was the husband of the postmistress at Arthur and the father of four children British New Guinea Town Destroyed by Quake Tidal Wave firmed reports receiyed here Fri day said the town of Rabaul in British New Guinea was des troyed by an earthquake and tidal wave Thereport was carried in indirect private advices to Manila Rabaul a town ofabout inhabitant is the capital of New Britain andthe territory of New Guinea It is located on tlie north east shore of New Britain Island turned their thoughts to theirfor mer king on the day of his wed ding to the woman for whom he gave up his throne Pictures In Papers For the first time in months the pictures of the man was Bri tains Prince Charming smiled from the pages of his countrys newspapers as the eager public scanned detailed reports of the ceremony at the Chateau de Cande at Monts France Only the dignified Times of London which has not published a picture of Edward since he ceased to be king last December and never printed one of his bride ignored the flood of weddingpho tographs Less than column headed Duke of Windsor Married in presented its story of Thursdays climactic events to the drama of empire and love Half i Column Even the ultraconservative Morning Post spared but half a column for the wed ding published a picture of the bridal pair Thegovernment chartered Brit ish Broadcasting company like wise took but little time in its pro grams for the news from France The more popular dailies with huge circulations however pro vided a striking contrast and gave their avid readers full pages of pictures and columns ol descrip tive matter Editorial comment echoed dukes own wish thatHe and his duchess might enjoya happy and useful private life together Refers to Church The Daily Express with an oblique reference to the Church of Englands refusalto recognize the blessing bestowed on the wedding by the Rev R Anderson Jar dine poor mans who defied his oishops to marry pressed assurance they had the good wishes of a multitude of Englishmen who no inten perhaps no great pros pectof learning their Christian charity from In some streets of the poorer districts of London a health was drunk to our prince and his 1 bride in the Edward VTn corona tion for a coronation which never took place COBPLE CHEERED BT ROMANTIC VENETIANS VENICE Italy ajijhted from their special car am ;