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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLHI FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WZRES MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE THIS PAHEE CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION OHS NO 215 Hull Mainly Economist Secretary of State Backs TradeInterchange By CHARLES P STEWART ASHING TON CPA Sec retary of State Cordell H u U while a public man of all aiound first class ability is more than any other one thing an econ omist DEMOCRATS PLAN PEACE MEET An econo mist may seem like a queer kind of a spe cialist to head the state de partment which concerns itself principal ly with diplomatic problems When he was appointed I thought he should have had the treasury portfolio Yet he has made a won derful success as cabinet premier He had some trouble at the outset One or two brain who didnt understand his philosophy but who seemed to be then in closer touch with the White House than apparently he was evidently worked at cross purposes with him But Hull lived this dissent down The dissenters are out of office And Hulls record generally is accepted by New Dealers as well as by their opponents as the most brilliant of any cabinet members or of any state secretarys in many a generation of administrations Sees No Inconsistency Secretary Hull does not see any inconsistency in a mixture of di plomacy with economics I talked with him recently Our chats when I was in the house of representatives and the he said used to relate chiefly to economics As secretary of state I have found that international issues practically all are involved with economics In short economics are at the bottom of international So the Tennesseean is in the cor rect berth in the last analysis Prosperity for World The secretarys thesis is hat there cannot be such a thing as national prosperity without world prosperity Some authorities think that there can be This country for is fairly well self sufficient To be it would be better for us to trade with other countries ii pos sible but if we cannot do it on reasonable terms cant we go it alone conceivably I once put this question lo Sen ator M M Logan of Kentucky a low tariff if not a democrat The Kentuckian said Can Go It Alone Senator con tinued there should be an inter national exchange of our best for whatever they may be able toproduce better than we can But if the others are unrea sonable it is possible that their various attitudes will upset our in ternal system and wed do better to wall ourselves in and be inter nally as prosperous as I submitted this proposition to Senator Hull then a Cant we be fairly comfortable by ourselves alone I asked him Id answered the Tennes see senator now state that we might be mighty un Imports We Well there are certain com modities that we do have to im F R TO ATTEND THREEDAYSTAG ATSPORTSCLUB To Confer WUh Members of Congress WeekEnd of June 2527 WASHINGTON Roosevelt and congressional lead ers Wednesday arranged to hold a democratic peace and Jove feast on an isolated island in Chesa peake bay over the June 2527 Workers Ask Steel Firm to Open Plant After Barcelona Bombing The democratic good will huddle was arranged to provide an op portunity for a free and private discussion of issues which have arisen between the president and his congressional leaders The gathering will be held at the swanky Jefferson Island Snorts social organization of senate and house democratic members j The three day session was planned by Mr Rosevelt and leg islative leaders to make the presi dent available during three days and nights for individual confer ences with all of the 407 demo cratic members of the senate and house In Chesapeake Bay The Jefferson island retreat is located in Chesapeake bay off Annapolis Md Speaking of the gathering Stephen T Early white house sec retary said Charges have been printed in A ffroup of women are shown searching through the wreckage the papers j caused by rebel air b0mbers in Barcelona in an attempt to salvage what little the air raiders left of their household goods Women and children were among the victims of the bombardment which raked the city from the air that President Roosevelt has been aloof from the democratic major ity and individual members of congress By accepting this invitation of senate and house leaders the pres ident now is planning to spend three whole days with the demo cratic senators and house mem bers That is something he could not do at the white house because of the press of business and limited D r p accommodations Keports or Contact Made TO Talk Over issues j n Parsons Kidnaping At Jefferson island the presi BASQUEWOMEN CHILDREN FLEE OUT OF BILBAO Counter Attack Launched to Halt Insurgents at City Gates BAYONNE France Both Basque government and insurgent radio stations in northern Spain broadcast reports late Wednesday of a furious Basque at tack to stop the insurgent of fensive at the gates of Bilboa TERROR STRICKEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN FLIGHT Blum Safely by Chamber With Scheme PARIS Premier Leon Blum safely past the chamber of deputies with his project for emer gency power to safeguard the na tional finances faces a hostile senate Friday for another fight for his political life The chamber passed the project by a vote of 346 to 247 Wednesday morning at the end of a turbulent night session and thus voted the necessary confidence in the gov ernment Blum saved his chamber in the cabinet only because the commu nists a previous vote decided to support him which kept the left wing popular front intact Tr T By the vote the chamber ac H FrancoSpanish corded the government extraor IIDI stackcn dinary powers until July 31 to Frontier fP FEDERAL AGENTS TAKING CHARGE dent be available for all i to tall democratic congressmen over any matter or question they In addition to Mr Roosevelt and Quickly Denied STONY BROOK N federal bureau of investigation with a noteworthy record of so congressmen Early I lulions in the Lindbergh Weyer said all members of the cabinet jhpuser Stoll and other spectacu except Secretary Labor Franlar kidnapings Wednesday tackled ces Perkins and heads of inde pendent agencies with problems on their hands will attend The party will include the three white house secretaries Marvin K Mclntyre Early and James j Roosevelt the presidents 29 year old son going to be three days of stag why Miss Per kins wont Early said Inasmuch as Jefferson island has living accommodations for only 21 persons Robinson president of the club decided the 407 demo cratic congressmen should be di vided into three groups each group to spend one day on the Go by Boat will be with Mr port Bananas tea and coifee We could live without them Probably we could do with som substitute for rubber Yet we need imposed manga nese for our steel industry And gosh we need sugar We are not so independent as we think we are Sugar is a military necessity there are other commodities also Secretary Hull is not so far off in suggesting that an isolationistic attitude may have its drawbacks even from Uncle Sams policy The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy Wednes day probably showers and thunderstorms in east portion and Wednesday afternoon or night in southwest somewhat warmer Thursday in central and west portions MINNESOTA Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursi day warmer in north Wednes day night and in east and ex treme south Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 85 Minimum in Nieht 44 8 A M Wednesday 67 island To The first Roosevelt Friday the second on Saturday and the remainder on Sunday Each group of congressmen will leave Annapolis by boat at 9 oclock in the morning eat a buf fet lunch at the Jefferson island clubhouse and return to Annapo lis at 5 oclock Newspapermen will be barred from the island Early said but will be able to establish headquar ters at Annapolis to interview sen ators and representatives return ing from their presidential inter views Mr Roosevelt himself will go from the white house to Jefferson island next Thursday afternoon He will leave Annapolis aboard the U S S Potomac then trans fer to a smaller boat to reach the isolated club grounds mysterious disappearance of Mrs Alice McDonell Parsons north shore Long Island society matron Even as the federal men swung inly action there came reports quickly denied however by the government agents that a definite contact had been established with the supposed kidnapers Outwardly the federal men con centrated on the third days search of the dense woods and under growth northeast of the trim little farm house from which Mrs Par sons vanished a week ago Behind the scenes they veiled their activities with utter secrecy Lower Floor Alight Until early Wednesday morn ing the entire lower floor of the Parsons home Long Meadows was alight and there ap peared ti bo much activity within Except for the first two nights aft er Mrs Parsons disappeared a week ago the house had been darkened early in the evening Although the government in vestigators have been at Stony Brook since last Wednesday night shortly after a ransom note de manding was found tucked in the front seat of the Parsons car Wednesday marked their for mal assumption of control in the investigation Reportof a new contact with abductors were based on the inser SO THEY Pope Pius speaking on treat ment of church leaders in Ger many Each is persecuted be cause of his love of Christ Ray L Thomas spokesman for an antistrike group of steel workers to Frank Purneli pres ident of Youngstown Sheet and Tube company The men are determined to go into the mills and operate them if you will open the Charles D Reed Iowa meteor ologist in his crop report Some replanting has been done but it is now too late to replant the flood ed areas to corn and if this land dries out intime it will be plant ed to soybeans buckwheat or some other catch 4 W C Fields movie comedian reported by his doctor to have been a heavy whisky drinker Two quarts a day indeed Im horrified I never drank two quarts a day Not even in the good old Hawaiian Friend Is Called Mr Judd WABASH IP Postal clerks were dizzy today after dis patching a letter addressed to k aimanaalphilohinokeaweaweulama kaokalani Judd A Wabash family became ac quainted with the addressee dur ing a visit to Hawaii several years ago They csll him just Swedish King Plays Tennis on Birthday STOCKHOLM Sweden Pi King Gustaf V Europes oldest reigning sovereign celebrated his seventyninth birthday Wednes day with a game of tennis KENNY MILLER IS RETURNED HOME Nora Springs Youth Left Home He Was Visiting to Play With Friends Miller 9 year old Nora Springs youngster for whom Cerro Gordo county au thorities were searching when he disappeared from the farm home of his cousin Jim Miller near Burchinal at noon Tuesday was Mound playing with companions York morning newspaper Orighere by his cousin late Tuesday inally the advertisement said i afternoon Young Miller who had been visiting his cousin left the farm and walked the three miles to Burchinal because he wanted to play with friends there he said When his cousin spied him Kenny didnt want to wanted to continue began to run when his cousin At tempted to return him to the Mil ler home The threat of a good oldfashioned licking however brought Kenny home peacefully Taking no further chances on their young visitor with the urge to travel the Millers returned him to his home at Nora Springs that same day women and children fled Bilbao in droves Wednesday long the few avenues of escape left by the in surgent legions closing in on the citys outskirts French refugees reaching bor der points near here reported the populace in near panic with the center of the provincial capital now an artillery target of insur gent batteries ranged to the north and south President Jose Antonio Aguirre they said remained in the city vowing to die on the spot rather han surrender Many militiamen were reported o have bolted to the insurgents accusing the Basque government of deceiving them ivith false re ports of the invincibility of the iron ring defenses that the in surgent offensive has smashed Loyal Basque troops installed in the heart of the city their advancing foe Insurgents answering the defense fire that came from well within the city battered residential and business districts with a heavy bombardment MUTINOUS SAILORS TRAIN GUNS ON FRENCH VESSEL LA PALLICE France Mutinous sailors on the Spanish government destroyer Ciscar decree measures necessary to the recovery of public finances as well as protection of savings currency and public But the narrow escape from defeat left Blum weakened and it was regarded as certain that when he faced the senate strong opposition would develop A section of the moderate left majority in the senate as well as the right wing minority was ex pected to fight the restrictive measures which Blum plans in order to defend the franc Majority leaders in the senate like former Premier Joseph Cail laux and Abel Gardey have been most critical of Blums financial and economic policies ever since he took office and have indicated that they object strongly to grant ing him full financial power Boy Caught by Tide but Swims to Safety SAN FRANCISCO 0 A crowd watched horror struck as Phil Cotter 16 swimming near the Golden Gate Tuesday was sucked by the tide into the huge lands end sewer A short time afterward the lad emerged under lice harbor French and British warships in the vicinity were cleared immediately for action The British destroyer Bulldog the French destroyer Fouguex and the French sloops Epinal and Dubourdiea were lined up facing the Ciscar One hundred and sixteen refu gees from besieged Bilbao were on the Spanish ship French authori ties asked the Spanish consul at La Rochelle to try to persuade the Ciscars men to land them The mutiny broke out when Commander Enrique Margati and Lieut Vicente Ascensi of the Cis car tried to land Their sailors apparently think ing the officers were deserting the ship threatened them with pis tols But the officers succeeded in from the mouth of the pipe He said it was tough going until he chanced to grasp an iron ladder getting ashore under the watchful eyes of French customs officers C T Wary port officials called on Oil Ji the Fouguex which sped here from Brest II M S Bulldog and the French sloops which had been cruising outside the harbor re Garners Enter Dust Bowl Find No Dust AMARILLO JP Vice President Garner on his way home from Washington with Mrs Garner rode into the heart of the dust bowl country but couldnt find any signs of dust He arrived in one of the rain storms that in recent weeks have transformed sun baked plains into a land of green fields and bank full streams Between Shamrock and McLean the party was delayed an hour by high water turned to watch the Ciscar They were prepared to bring the Span iards crew to order quickly shcvld the mutineers fire their leveled guns French mobile guards were Telephone Number Given M Sennet Come home Tele phone Huntington Later the telephone exchange was deleted but the number 97 remained The telephone di rectory lists Huntington 97 in the name of Gerald M Livingston wealthy Long Island sportsman The Livingston estate on the north shore is just across the West Neck road from the estate of the late Col T S Williams who willed an interest in it to Mrs Parsons his niece Livingston promptly denied suggestions he might be an inter mediary He said though that he had talked to federal men earlier in the day but declined to say what they had discussed OPPOSE COURT PLAN AMES 7P Wil liamson Baptist association of Iowa adopted a resolution oppos ing President Roosevelts court re organization proposal at a1 oneday session here Senators Ask GMen to Guard Witnesses WASHINGTON sen ate civil liberties nesday asked the justice depart ments Gmen toprotect two of its witnesses who said they were in danger of beingkilled by gun rnen county coaloperatorf lined up on the docks at the re quest of Margati who said he feared the threatening attitude of the crew Late in the day however an other officer of the Ciscar came ashore and said the crew was quieting down GERMANY ITALY KEJOIN NONINTERVENTION PATROL LONDON JP Germany and Italy formally rejoined the inter national nonintervention patrol to keep arms and men from reach ing Spain Wednesday while Span ish insurgents tightened their cir cle of steel around besieged Bil bao Both nations quit the neutral patrol May 31 after their warships had been bombed by Spanish gov ernment planes This also led to a reprisal bombing of Almeria Spain by German vessels Now Britain France Germany and Italy have evolved a plan to guar antee safety of the patrol ships Lost City Reported Discovered PANAMA CITY Panama The PanamaColombia border commission reported it had discov ered the ruins ofthe lost city of Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien believed tobe the oldest city in the new world ames Barne Has Restless Night LOOK INSIDE FOR WILLIAM J GANGE Charles Cityan Will Be 100 Years of Age PAGE 12 VosselagetWiliHold Meeting at Lake Mills PAGE 10 Joe LOUJS to Depend on Speed Against Braddock PAGE 11 Mason City Shows May Increase in Employment PAGES Iowa 4H Girls Attend Ames Convention PAGE 15 LONDON James Bar lie world famous author and dramatist spent a somewhat rest less night but was otherwise un changed his physician announced Wednesday He is suffering from bronchial pneumonia His condi tion causes the more anxiety be cause of his advanced POPE PIUS RAPS GERMANY AGAIN Talks to Hungarian Priests About This Hour of CASTEL GANDOLFO Italy JP Pius spoke out again Wednesday to assail the blind battle against the church of Christ which he said rages on in nazi Germany He gave his special great bless ing to a group of graduate priests of the GermanHungarian semi nary in He spoke of this hour of perse cution in Germany in which he said each is persecuted because of his love of Christ The pontiff congratulated the priests on the work they will re turn to in Germany where a really brave apostolate is need In the general audience which heard the popes words was the Rev Fr J L Bastien of Grafton N who was conducting a group of American tourists at the popes summer residence OMAHAS TRUCK STRIKE AT END Union Drops Closed Shop Demand Recognized as Bargaining Agency OMAHA officials and Omaha transport truck oper ators Wednesday reached an agreement bringing the 11 day strike of drivers and helpers to an end The agreement provides that the union drop its closed shop de of the the operators recognize the union as a sole collective bargaining gency The agreement is to be in ef fect until June 1 1938 and the union under terms of the docu ment is not to call any strikes except for violation of the agree ment and then only against the individual violator Employes who do not belong to the union are to have the privi lege of bargaining individually with employes It was understood that increased wagesand a shorter work week agreed upon by the union men and the operators before the closed shop demands brought on the strike would granted to the men HOTEL STRIKERS BREAK WINDOWS IN KANSAS CUT KANSAS CITY strikers enraged because a settle ment plan failed rioted in down town Kansas City early Wednes day and hurled bricks through at least 40 windows in five hotels Police used tear gas to repel the demonstrators at the Pickwick hotel and arrested two men and a woman after the largest section of the crowd milling about the Muehlebach hotel was dispersed A policeman fired over the heads of fleeing strikers at the Robert E Lee hotel It was esti mated that more than took part in the separate disturbances The other hotels involved were the Baltimore and the President Police said they believed the demonstration had been planned but strike leaders said it started when ice cubes and bottles were thrown from windows by non striking employes at the Muehle bach The strike began 18 days ago and Tuesday it was indicated in both union and employer quarters that a settlement was near Nego tiators failed to meet as planned Tuesday night Pickets and union members were driven from the Baltimore by 60 police wielding blackjacks against their clubs A shower of bricksand stones was j tossed at all the hotels I GROUP OPPOSED TO STRIKE MAY MAKE TROUBLE Johnstown Mayor Appeals to President Roosevelt to Intervene YOUNGSTOWN Ohio warning that some strike idle steel workers in the Mahon ing valley are becoming impa tient and that there would be serious trouble soon if they are held back from their jobs was placed Wednesday before Frank Purneli president of the Youngs town Sheet and Tube company Purneli declined any specific answer except that be1 would act as rapidly as the circumstances permit to reopen the mills With the apparent collapse of this backtowork movement in Youngstown another danger spot in the big strike Johnstown Mayor Dan iel J Shields appeal to President Roosevelt to intervene in the Johnstown strike to remove the murderous element that now in fests the Mayor Cites Kidnaping The mayor said kidnaping had been added to a dynamite bomb ing in the disorders during thesix day strike at the Cambria works of Bethlehem steel The situation has grown so Mayor Shields wired the president that the strikers have resorted the most dastardly crime in our nation of The warning to purneU Youngstowir was voiced by Ray L Thomas attorneyspokesman for the Independent Society of Workers a leadipg antistrike group Thomas told Purneli that more than workers hadsigned a petition signifying willingness to return to the these three weeks Jumpy and The men are getting jumpy and Thomas declared Only last night I had to restrain TELEPHONE STRIKE WARREN Ohio Switchboard operators of the Warren Telephone company walked out on strike shortly af ter noon Wednesday terminat ing all service to move than 000 subscribers Longdistance service also was cut off Girls affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers asked an unan nounced wage increase Warren with a population of more than is a center of the seven state steel strike The union promised to take care of emergency police fire and hospital calls Four oper ators were left at the switch boards for this purpose About 80 girls are involved a group of men who vere all set to go back to the mills despite the consequences The men are determined to go into the mills and to operate them if you will open the Purneli said he would press for protection from civil authorities for workers wanting to return to the mills but he would not act he said until he had received such assurances This company is not an he added I cannot provide pro tection for the men I can only act as rapidly as the circumstances Both sides remained adamant In Youngstown C I O leaders mustered flying squads of pick1 ets to combat any back to work and in Johnstown strong lines of pickets watched the seven gates of the big Cambria works of Bethlehem Steel Gfrdler Not to Attend Tom Girdler president of Re public Steel reaffirmed our de termination not to sign the C I O contract in a telegram to Gov MartinL Daveyof Ohio Girdier sent Ms regrets to Governor Davey on his inability to attend a peace conference called by the governor for Thursday At Pittsburgh the Steel Work ers Organizing committee pro posed to the Bethlehem Steel cor poration that an election be heia at the strikebound Camtaua work Johnstown to determine wheth Lewis steel union wia represent the employes collec of Bethlehem PIThe union stipulated that if tht ;