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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1937, Mason City, Iowa iiW t tit MEM 1 JCftf DEFT Of NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION if al a i Id it it it 5 i y d VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND BUTTED PRESS Ftlljlj WIBES MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 221937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 220 1400 RM AT BAND FESTIVAL PARADE ONE OF HIGH SPOTS OF IL EVENT U S Mediators Continue Efforts to Settle Strike Throngs Thrilled by Stirring Music of Marching Bands Concluding Event of Day to Be Roosevelt Stadium Program Blaring bands and colorful floats paraded through Mason City Tuesday in the North Iowa band festival before a crowd es timated at 10000 The 1400 play ers in uniforms of many brilliant hues their instruments glinting in the sunlight were preceded by strutting drum majors in an un usually colorful vent The parade was one ot the highlights of the varied events in the band festival in which 32 mu sical groups participate Concerts all day in Central park broad casts over KGLO a bandmasters luncheon special exhibition in Central school grounds were other features Massed Bands to Play Concluding the spectacular pag eantry of music is the free pro gram Tuesday evening in Roose velt stadium beginning at oclock with a concert by the Hampton high band This will be followed at 8 oclock by a granc entry of visiting bands drum corps and floats Thenthe Mason City municipal band will give a concert following by a marching drill by the Iowa Training school band Eldora All of the musicians will then join for three massed numbers Heading the parade were highway patrolman and police man both on motorcycles fol lowed by the police car In the float ol the Junio Chamber of Commerce which sponsored the parade was de picted the world with the phrase All the Worlds Likes a Band1 Next came the drum corps led by two flashy drum majors The Boy Scouts had ths next entryBoy Scoutsalso preceded each band carrying signs to identify the units Led by 3 Drum Majors The Beimond band was headed by three drum majors Glocken spiel in this organization won fa vorable comment Next the colorful Britt band The richly colored Elks lodge float was fol lowed by the Buffalo Center band and the Clear Lake band both large and colorful groups After the Girls Scouts float was the fine Dumont band The crack Eldora training school band re ceiving much applause presented special maneuvers on the march McCormick Deerings KGLO re velers with Farmer Bill were the next unit followed of course by Martha the cow Travels Farthest Distance The Fonda band which traveled the farthest distance of any band was preceded by two trumpeters Next was the colorful Kiwanis club float with Barbara Scott pre siding as queen The Garner Jun ior drum corps a large colorful organization provided unusual effects with four boys in the front row striking snare drums with felt drum sticks Preceding the American Red Cross entry were the American and Red Cross flags The Hamp ton high band featured on the evening program was next in line of march followed by the Hanlon town band and Y MC A After these were the Kensett and Klem me bands followed by the Matinee Musicale float The Alexander band which had entered the fes tival only o short time before pa raded next Depict Huge Tubas After the Riceville band was the Moose lodge float Marching as a unit were the Lake Mills and Mu bands followed by the Manly band The Rotary club had a float depicting huge sousa phones reaching 15 feet into the air The Mason City high school band which received much ap plause was followed by the Music Mothers float Then came the Nora Springs band and float by the Ca tholic Daughters America After the colorful Northwood band were the Sea Scouts a bicycle brigade and one boy driving a small auto powered by a washing machine en gine The Rockwell and Rudd bands marched next followed by the Vance Music company float in cluding a huge drum on which Ruth Buehler twirled a drum ma jors stick After the Swaledale anc Thompson bands was the colorfuT WaTanYe float 5 Drum Majors Heading the Clear Lake junior drum corps were 5 drum majors including a tiny girl who received much applause Bright colors were in the Wom ans club Iloat with Mrs Richard Romey depicted as wearing a tyige hoop skirt Two heralds wear Thousanfls who lipeitMasori City streets received thrill as hanckafteV band passed at the spectacular parade of the Noith Iowa band festival Tuesflaj The Buffalo Center band Is in the foreground followed by the Clear Lake banaVaneJ Girl Scouts float with the Dumont band 1ft the distance Look photo Kayenay OTHER STORIES AND PICTURES PAGE 8 ng clef patterns preceded this float A comparatively new organiza tion the Ventura band received much applause followed by the colorful West Union band In the Y M C A entry were a number of decorated bicycles Next came lie colorful Osage band with the fire truck concluding the parade From all directions the musi cians poured into the decorated city during the morning Some came in buses some in private cars and some in trucks The Iowa Training school band of Eldora in cluded in its delegation a covered wagon trailer The full day of concerts was launched by the Manly band fol lowed at half hour intervals in Central park by the other bands New Band Entered The Titonka band indicated it was unable to appear and its place in the days program was quickly filled by the Alexander band under the direction of L A Miller Planned for the glorification of North Iowa band music which has long been recognized as outstand ing the festival1 included several new features this year Broadcasts over KGLO and exhibitions in the Central school grounds were among these new events A spe cial luncheon for bandmasters was held at oclock in Hotel Han ford As the day progressed it was apparent thatthe visiting musi cians were entering the spirit the festival with enthusiasm Large local committees were at work seeking to make their stay enjoyable Headquarters were es tablished in Lincoln school with each band given space for stor ing of instruments and other equipment The Weather FORECAST IOWA Partly cloudy to cloudy possibly thunilcrshow crs in extreme northwest slightly warmer in central and west Tuesday night Wednesday mostly cloudy probably thun derstorms in central and west warmer in extreme east MINNESOTA Probably show ers and thunderstormsin West Tuesday night or by Wednesday and in east late Tuesday night or Wednesday slightly warmer tonight warmer Wednesday in extreme east cooler in extreme northwest IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures tor 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday 82 Minimum in Nifflit 57 At 8 Tuesday 71 AMBASSADOR TO U S RECALLED 3onnet to Return to Paris to Enter Cabinet of New Premier WASHINGTON IP French embassy officials said Tuesday 3eorges Bonnet ambassador to Washington had accepted an of fer of the finance ministry in the projected new government of Pre mierDesignate Camille Chau temps Bonnets associates said he would sail for Paris from New York Wednesday Under presentplans the French envoy will retain his post as am bassador to the United States for he remainder of the six months period to which he was assigned lere He took up his duties in Washington Feb 26 CHATJTEMPS ASSURED OF FORMING GOVERNMENT tjlARIS Chau temps radical socialist virtually was assured of being able to form a popular front government in succession to that of Blum socialist Tuesday vwhen the so cialist national council voted to support such a government The vote was 3972 to 1369 Previously the powerful CGT general labor federation had in dicated its support With such backing Chautemps was almost sure of parliamentary and popular support Negotiations on Demand of Germany Break Dowr Twin City Strike of 2000 Transfer Firm Employes Is Ordered MINNEAPOLIS joint Twin City strike of approximately 2000 transfer company employes Tuesday was ordered for 4 p m Wednesday by the executive boards of General Drivers unions No 544 of Minneapolis and No 120 of St Paul Leaders of the strike include the union organizers involved in the drivers strikes which culmi nated in the bloody riots of May and August 1934 Last minute conferences were scheduled for late Tuesday sl ternobn in an effort to reach an agreement on wage demands KILLS FOUR WHALES JUNEAU Alaska Lilly Des Moines la arrived here by plane where he from said Point Barrow he killed four Britain Flatly Refuses to Display Naval Strength Against Spain LONDON power ne otiations over German demands or a display of naval strength o the Spanish central govern ment broke down late Tuesday The break came after Great Britain had rejected flatly the erman demand for joint retalia tion against the Spanish central government because of an alleged attempt to torpedo the German cruiser Leipzig The rupture was disclosed in a communique issued after another talk at the British foreign office among Anthony Eden British for eign secretary Italian Ambassador Count Dino Grandi German am bassador Joachim von Ribbentrop and French Ambassador Charles Corbin Unfortunately it was found impossible to reach an agreement on measures which should be adopted in this case the iom munique said Germany had demanded that an immediate naval demonstration be held showing the flags of the four powers on the Spanish coast oft Valencia temporary seat of the Spanish central government Eden had countered with a pro posal that Europe begin the imme diate recall of all foreign fighters from Spain Cresco ManDies of Heart Attack While Swimming in River H Shobak ken 31 truck driver of Cresco died of heart attack while swim ming in Turkey river pond at Vefnon near Cresco Tuesday morning Sheriff coroner and the fire department failed to resusci tate him His wife and child sur vive whales He has left for Seattle eh route home Actor Too Tired to Turn Car Is Jailed HOLLYWOOD UP Robert Armstrong 46 motion picture character actor went to jail on suspicion of driving while drunk early Tuesday Deputy sheriffs reported finding the actor in an expensive sedar parked broadside to the flow o traffic on Roosevelt highway Armstrong they asserted ex plained he was too tired to com plete a U turn WE PARTNER LOOK INSIDE KILLS WIFE AND STEPDAUGHTER Farmer Then Take His Own Life With Shotgun TROY MILLS Smith 56 farmer near here kille ins wife and stepdaughter Len Attwood IS Tuesday mornin when the girl refused to stream to drive in some horses Smith left his horses standing at a plow got a shotgun and went o the house where he committed Ihe murders He then went to the barn and shot and killed him self They had been quarreling for some time neighbors said After killing the two women Smith walked to a nearby ceme tery told two workmen what he nad done then went to the barn where he committed suicide Smith the father of two daugh ters was divorced He was married to the widow of Ed Attwood in 1928 and they had since lived on the Attwood farm Mrs Smith had eight children by her first mar riage Troy Mills is in Linn county near Cedar Rapids Land Morrow Is Lindberghs Name for Their New Son LONDON new son oi Col and Mrs Charles A Lind bergh was named Tuesday He was registered at Maryle bone town hall as Land Morrow Lindbergh Thtf Land is a family name ot Lindberghs mother Mrs Evange line Lindbergh and the Morrow is for Mrs Charles A Lindberghs family The registration constitutes the first confirmation in this country of the babys birth either official ly or by the family The name was registered only five days before the official time limit expires The registration reached Mary lebone Tuesday but was filed at Spvenoaks Monday by Lindbergh himself It revealed that the child is a coronation day baby hav ing been born on May 12 Lindbergh gave his occupation as Colonel of reserve United Slates air corps Justices Son Quit Law Firm in Objection to Evasion WASHINGTON fficials told the joint housesen tc committee on tax avoidance Tuesday that Richard E Dwight ormer law partner of Charles Uvans Hughes Jr obtained a 53448 income tax reduction in 932 in a transaction with a fov ign insurance company which vas all pure fiction Morris Shaffroth internal rev nue bureau general counsel tes ified that Hughes Jr learned of lie methods allegedly used by Jwight and Threatened last Feb uavy to break up the law firm The Schurman ind Dwight of New vas dissolved on June 10 Borrowed on Policy Shaffroth testified after Under ecretary Treasury Roswell and Assistant Chief Coun el Mason B Leming explained to he committee the complicated ransaction between Dwight and he Standard Life Insurance com any incorporated in Nassau Ba laina islands Leming stated that Dwight ob ained a loan from the company after negotiating to pur chase a paid up life insurance pol cy of Interest on the trom income amounted to for 1932 whereas income for the year could bewiped out with a deduction of Leming testified L c m i n g submitted treasury tables showing that Dwights ac tual income for the four years 103235 was The tables showed that interest deductions for the four years were 5578072 and that a tax was paid in only one in 1935 The statement listed under the heading understatements of tax on returns Others Used System Leming submitted to the com mittee the following names of per sons who he said had transactions with the Standard Life Insurance Winfield Ayres Henry W Lowe Laurence Marx Jacob W Schwab and George of New York Shaffroth testified that a tax lawyer visited him in February and said that he understood the firm Hughes Schurman and Dwight might be disbanded that Hughes had learned of the scheme and had told Dwight to get it straightened out immediately or he would break up the law firm Shaffrolh said that a proposal was made later for a settlement which he turned down deciding to send agents first to the Ba hamas to investigate the insur ance company Can Thank Hughes Senator Robert M La Toilette P Wis who had criticized the bureau for delaying investigation of the Dwight case interrupted to say I guess then we can thank Mr Hughes for disclosing this scheme rather than the revenue bureau An argument among commit teemen broke out when he com mittee met to hear Leming discuss the tax avoidance device for eign insurance companies Representative Treadway D Mass asked Undersecretary Ros well Magill of the treasury how names were being selected to il lustrate types of evasion and avoidance and then asserted he did not believe the treasury had discovered revenue loopholes only last March Not Particularly New Magill replied that most of these matters are not particularly new Turning to Treadway who sat next to him Representative Coop er DTenn snapped There is no confusion in anybodys mind but yours Chairman Doughton DN C began banging his gavel loudly Rap all you want to Tread way roared I dont care whether you like it or not Youre just trying to get your name in the paper interjected Representative Vinson DKy PAUL VAN ZEELAND Premier of Belgium Is Awaited in Washington PAGE 2 3 Klemme Men Hurt as Scaffold Breaks PAGE 14 Cubs Hope to Increase National League Leac PAGE 9 BILLION HALF RELIEF VOTED Senate Defeats Amendment and Passes Bill After 6 Days Debate WASHINGTON sen ate approved the administrations relier bill Tuesday winding up six days of heated controversy Before voting passage without a record of the ayes and noes the senate defeated overwhelmingly an amendment by Senator Van denberg RMich to turn the re lief problem over to the stales The bill goes back to the house for action on numerous senate amendments As approved by the senate the measure provides a two year ex tension the Public Works Ad ministration A last minute amend ment submitted by Senator Thom as DOkla increased by 000000 to the limit on authority the PWA to use its revolving funds for grants and loans for additional construction projects An amendment by Senator Bridges RN H to cut the ap propriation to 51000000000 was defeated with shouts oE no Efforts Monday to require spe cified contributions from com munities for relief projects like wise were defeated So WAIVES EXTRADITION SALEM Ore M Young wanted in Waterloo Iowa on a charge of assault with in tent to commit murder waived extradition and was started on his way back o Waterloo in the cus Io4y of Shcrill H B Mitchell THEY J A Phillips president of the Order of Railroad Conductors on the railroads delay in dealing with union wage increase demands Theyve prolonged things long enough and its time negotiations were started Duke Edward of Windsor in a Vienna store After you have your own household you must think of a lot of things Valerie Chckalov Russian pilot of the plane which flew to the United States from Moscow via the North Pole A return flighl would be easier because we would have tail winds John Roxborough coman ager of heavyweight boxer Joe Louis seeking Tim Bradclocks championship Ill be mighty surprised if Braddock is able to answer the bell for the sixth round e Representative Vinson Ken tucky democrat to Represenlalive Trendway Massachusetts repub lican at the congressional tax in vestigation Youre just trying to get your name in the paper lants Remain Closed as Board Confers Again With Lewis CLEVELAND Ohio ent Roosevelts steel mediation oard held a second conference ith John L Lewis Tuesday and ailed Ihe executives of four strike ffected companies to another neeting Wednesday With the seven state walkout in status quo through the inter ention the Ohio national guard Chairman Charles P Taft of the mediation board expressed opti mism as to the boards chances of ringing a settlement said the steel executives aeforc they left their first meeting vith the board Monday had told iim of their willingness to come jack at the boards request A spokesman for the steel men had said previously they had no inten tion of returning voluntarily Taft said the decision of Youngs own Sheet and Tube and Republic not to reopen their Youngstown plants Tuesday morning also con tributed to the chances for a set tlement Lewis did not disclose his imme diate plans beyond saying he would remain in Cleveland at least a few hours The steel men invited to meet with the board again were Tom Girdler chairman Republic Steel Eugene Grace president of Bethlehem Steel Frank Purnell president ot and Tube and Wilfred Sykesas sistant to the president of Inland Steel UARDSIMEN BIUNG PEACE TO MAHONING VALLEY YOUNGSTOWN Ohio Steel helmetcd national guards men brought peace to the strike iclden Mahoning valley Tues day Under order of the governor ot 3hio and with the approval ot President Roosevelt the first contingents oC a force oE 4800 men deployed along a 25 mile ront to end a night of fear and forestall what John L Lewis had called contemplated butchery at the scheduled reopening our steel mills in defiance of Lewis steel union Good humor and song replaced he rumblings that had threat ened to break into clashes be ween adherents of Lewis Com mittee for Industrial Organiza ion and the ranks of the back o work men Easy now you mugs a na ional guard officer admonished he strikers Were not here to Dreak the picket lines Were here see to it that nobody goes tn work Weve won the strike was the unionists cry Expects Early Victory Well have a signed contract in our pockets before the first of ncxt week Charles Fagan a district leader told 500 cheering C I O men Sheriffs deputies halted at the outskirts of Youngstown 100 mo tor cars bearing 2000 men from Akron where Lewis rubber union is strongly organized Civil authorities arrested 113 persons seized dynamite bombs black jacks pepper rifles and clubs In this city where two died in a Saturday night strike riot po lice moved swiftly to avert a clash between 200 backtowork volUTitcers and C I O pickets at the Brier Hill plant of Youngs town Sheet and Tube company 3000 Watch Scene Three thousand spectators watched as police sent home the antistrikers who arrived with their lunch pails There isnt going to be any work a police captain shouted The mil Is are staying closed Go on home Grumbling the men departed In Warren 14 miles from Youngstown pickets threw down their clubs and sent home all but a few of their number after Sheritt Roy Hardman told them the guardsmen were coming In front of Republic Steels plant they kept the number of pickets allowed by the court order Monday which en joined their activities Reopening of the four Youngs town mills employing about 20 000 men had been set for 7 a m Exactly 15 minutes before that time the first contingent of nation al guardsmen rolled up to the Campbell plant of Youngstown Sheet nnd Tube company First Troops Arrive The steel holmeted troopers 20 men and four officers climbed ;