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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1939, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME R HIST MEW ART or IOWA COVP DES MCINES rmpgg HOME EDITION VOLXLV ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FUU kEASED WIRES THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY THE BRIGHT SPOT HEWS BEfflN TWM ByR MILLERBAGLEY CLASH OVER 2 WORKERS AIRED Men Fired by State Secretary Are Rehired by Iowa Treasurer By FRANK NYE Jr Iowa Daily Press Writer DES firing and rehiring of two state em ployes since the first of the year Thursday broke into the open and left Secretary of State Earl G Miller and State Treasurer W G C Bagley in mild disagreement over the efficiency of the pair as workers The employes Lloyd Smith of Forest City and Earl Stephenson of Donnellson were hired and later fired by Secretary Miller only to be rehired on a tempo rary basis in the gasoline tax re fund division by Treasurer Bag ley Miller Charges Lobbying At the time the men were dis missed April 25 from the index Word came back directly that division of the motor vehicle de Mr Roosevelt would insist upon partment Secretary Miller ex F R Wont Sidestep Neutrality Issue WASHINGTON White house is apparently looking forward to senate debateon neutrality repeal with as much eagerness as it would confront a tor nado V er y much off the record certain a d ministration directors con sidered the possibility o f s i d e s t epping the twister by letting the is sue die after the house ap proves it and thus they would refrain from walking into the swirling Borahs Johnsons Clarks Nyes They thought this might give Mr Boosevelt a moral vic tory House democratic steering com mittee hearc about it and dis cussed the matter in executive session A majority there was dead against having the house carrying the load for the president if he did not intend to go through They sent word down to1600 Pennsylvania avenue that if the president was going to save him self any agony they wanted to get in on it and start forgetting the whole business now Paul Mallon utuil senate as well as house action Pained that he was taking the ac come what may tion because the men were in First check of the house by efficient and spent most of their Roosevelt handlers disclosed an time lobbying in the house of rep apparently sufficient number of resentatives when they should democratic votes to repeal the have been working He further arms embargo is charged that they failed to keep the only thing the administration up properly the records in their really wants But the check indidivision cated it might be closer than had Treasurer Bagley while making it perfectly plain that he harbored no desire to become embroiled in a controversy with any state of been expected and many amend ments may be adopted Legisla tors consider it embarrassing to have to repeal their own neutrality ficial observed that task is made only slightly easier by the administra promiseto call it a EnC Sabotage Indication War men kept it quiet but their investigation of the crash here of Sarabia the Mexican Lindbergh showed he just forgot to turn on his gasoline tanks He had enough gas in the engine to get started but not enough to take him more than half way on thetakeoff Fur type of plane had an unenviable reputation for crashes and is not now manufac tured Not the slightest hint of sabotage was found will recall a mob of 0 per sons stormed an American school in Mexico City after the crash and other antiAmerican dem onstrations were reported after the IT go flown the body of ace back home Somehow Americans and Mexi cans seem to understand each other less readily than Americans and any other nationality For Unpledged Delegates Mr Roosevelt may be letting the others do the thirdterm talk necessity ior jvir jjooaeveic to run again until 1944 as far as the CCC is concerned h CoDjrljht Ktnr FeilntM Inc ise and a promise MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 22 1939 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 218 F R PLANS NEW LOAN PROGRAM I have foundthem Smith and Stephenson to be conscientious eni workers Im running and Im try ing to give the voters courteous ancefficient service Secretary Miller and Treas urer Bagley each said that the former had paid two visits to he treasurers office and had criticized the treasurer for lack of cooperation in rehiring the men The treasurer declared that it was not a case of coop eration the pair had applied to him for work that they seemed well suited for the work he gave them and that they had proved to be well suited Both involved employes charged that Secretary Miller released them because they refused to lobby for him even iui mm jn an alleged at sovernment hart tempt to mtjuce the legislature to tS Mexican a bill which ultimately uie Mexican was passedf transferring the mo tor vehicle department from Sec retary Miller to the newlycreated public safety commissioners of fice Secretary Miller asked me to lobby for him and when I refused he fired me commented Steph enson who was superintendent of the index division from Jan inf JS unmindto April 25 Smith corroborated lul of the fact that a democratic this statement nominating convention is coming on He has asked a friend in con gress to be a candidate for dele gate to the convention The friend would be a what everRooseveltWants delegate but presumably will go un pledged This apparently is Fired Before Transfer Both men said they were dis missed only 30 minutes after the legislature approved the transfer of the department and only thiee days before the final adjournment the the legislature strategic line upon which the Secretary Miller vigorously de white house is working With un meti that he asked the men to UAPWIHEU use oi s pledged delegates Mr Roosevelt lobby for him and declared inef funds tne safety council can move in whatever direction ficiency and lobbying in the onof the matters discussed he decides upon at the last mo legislature while they should have ment been working were the only rea Bill Bullitt the walking secre for their dismissals He tary of state for Europe is back Pointed to the remarks of Repre telling his friends and presum sentative F E Hyett Oskaloos leiuiig 1115 ineiias ana presum i tiyeic Uskaloosa and the administration date al ablythe president to watch out republican on the floor of the most from the time nf for trouble in Europe after the house m the waning days of the State Earl G Miller took office crop is harvested session Secretary Miller said the Iast January The salary July 15 The Polish harvest he representative named Smith and Paid to P H Sproul executive points out comes some weeks as employes who were secretary of the council was dis later lobbying when they should continued under Millers regime equally authoritative been working The controversy flared into the and Stephenson said they open when Hall and Miller clashed ovcr Halls charges that politics had been injected into the hand s ling of the state highway patrol i ineiuciency wijn a The legislature later transferred too busy for in colmtercharge that the secretary the motor vehicle department from stance in the Orient fent Sins into their division to Millers jurisdiction to the newly Mr Roosevelt wanted congress UP the records so that created public safety department to make the civilian conservation Pelr work would appear inef corps permanent but the bill was flcler1 reported in the house continuing Are Former Teachers it for a singularly strange period Stephenson former superintend of years This would cn of schools at Stuart and Gil carry the CCC just through the bert and a teacher at Donnellson sources nevertheless expect Hit Smith and Stephenson said they or lers timing to be adjusted to the understood Representative Hyett ov troubles of Britain and France pade such remarks They rather wheat They think he answered Secretary Miller will move when his opponents are of inefficiency with ITi Tr J lmolSn j Mcner ai uonnellson the I now third term thus eliminating the declared he was given to under taught school at necessity for Mr Roosevelt to run that he would receive Waldorf college in Forest City aain until 1944 as far as the rrr in salarv rr Sr J r t PICKETT IS VICE PRESIDENT T WTThC Rev he his salary was T L Pjckett pastor of the First be only SI 500 5dJary was Baptist church at Keokuk Iowa He said he complained to the was named vice pres dent of the then Motnr Vohiiil n Ministers Council at the Northern T 1 Commissioner that positon when I refused Rantist nonvpntinn mppfina and 3S result promote Secretary Miller as of Mason City Iowa d tJi uiuiat ui a rEpil better job in a safety division eled Fire Hits N Y Chinatown The worst fire in New Yorks Chinatown in 30 years raced through two Doyer street tenement houses taking at least eight lives and menacing the whote area of crowded outworn buildings Fire men mustered by a four alarm signal are shoivn here pouring water on to the ruins WILL CONTROL IPLAN RITES OF WESSON Rites Tentatively Set Saturday for Prominent Farmer NORTHWOOD Funeral serv ices have been tentatively set for iiicmiiii Saturday afternoon at Silver with state funds operate Lake church west of Northwood Wilson Says Iowa to Supervise Any Program Using State Funds DES MOINES George A Wilson Thursday said any Iowa safety education program financed under state control Asked by reporters whether his uj wuumei nib rial udiiu luwnstiip larmer wno statement meant a reduction in the died Wednesday night at Naeve status of the Iowa state safety hospital of heart disease and pneu council to that of a cooperating organisation similar to a service club the governor replied You may have something there Met Council President Up until this year the safety council had been receiving state aid for its educational work Wilson said the subject of coun cil support came up Wednesday in a meeting with W Earl Hall Ma son City editor and president of the council and Karl Fisher state safety commissioner Dates Back to Miller Governor Wilson said the sub ject of council support came up Wednesday at a meeting with W Earl Hall Mason City editor and president of the council and Karl Fisher state safety com missioner merely discussed general plans and ideas for safety the governor explained Use of state funds for the safety council was The last legislature appropriated a year for safety educa tion work Differences between the council which it was planned to set up within the department Smith who said he made 350 speeches in Millers behalf during the campaign speeches I now oimjii in ruiesi vuy tht Secretary Miller SSPerin aw to Wf the tion of chief deputy if elected but ary paid to his immediate pred later informed him he was in ecessor However he said that eligible for the post since he was nt lllctl jl Kis first Paycheck nol an attorney Smith said Secretary Miller then appointed him as a field auditor but demoted him from to candidate for governor in the 1940 republican primaries as he trav for Iver Hnrtland Iverson 64 prominent township farmer who monia Mi Iverson who had resided on the same farm all his life was a director of the Worth county fair society and of the Northwood Farmers Elevator company Surviving are his widow and fiye children Sophus Jav Ker mith and Ilah all of Worth coun ty and Simon of Hayward Minn GIRL DROWNS AT ALBERT LEA Viola Nelson 18 Sinks in 6 Feet of Water While Bathing ALBERT LEA Minn Viola Nelson 18 year old Albert Lea high school graduate was drowned in Lake Fountain here Thursday while swimming with friends Her body was recovered shortly after she sank in six feel of water but efforts at resuscita tion failed Viola was the daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Otto Nelson Finds Turtles Were Milking His Cows LANCASTER Pa if John Snyder dairy farmer killed two land turtles because he dcclarec Thursday they were milking his cows The turtles weighed 13 anc 14 pounds Snyder said the evi clence against them was indis putable The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Thursday night and Friday cooler in southeast portion Thursday nighi warmer Friday MINNESOTA Fair Thursday night and Friday warmer Fri day IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statistics Maximum Wednesday 76 Minimum Wednesday night 58 At S a m Thursday 65 Kain Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Rain 17 inch 55 DESTROYERS AT SWATOW AFTER ORDER BY JAPS Foreign Naval Forces Are Doubled Despite Request They Depart SHANGHAI Ameri can and two British destroyers itood by in Swatow harbor late Thursday despite a Japanese or der or suggestion that foreign varships and nationals withdraw rom that newlycaptured south China port Foreign naval forces were dou bled during the day and except tor the departure of 20 British women and children the Ameri can and British communities ilood pat Japanese and occidental ac ounts differed as to the nature of he Japanese communication British naval quarters said foreign ships hadbeen ordered to leave Swatow harber by 11 p m Wed nesday CST A Japanese naval in Shanghai said only he usual warning had been given foreigners to leave a zone of pos ible hostilities Japans Demands Rejected Reliable informants agreed that Admiral Harry E Yarnell com manderinchief o the United States Asiatic fleet and British naval authorities had rejected the Japanese communication what ever its exact nature The United States destroyer Pillsbury which remained during Wednesdays Japanese occupation to protect 40 Americans at Swa tow still was in the inner harbor and was joined Thursday by the destroyer Pope The British destroyer Scout also arrived and anchored in the outer harbor supporting another Brit ish destroyer the Thanet which shared the Pillsbury Sail for Hongkong The Pope brought Capt John T G Stapler commander of the U S navys South China patrol who had been watching the situa tion at another Japaneseocciden tal friction point Amoy where the Japanese navy is blockading the international settlement of Kulangsu The 20 British women and chil dren sailed for Hongkong aboard two British merchantmen The British colony had totalled 80 The Japanese spokesman denied any time limit had been attached to the Swatow warning which was distrbuted Wednesday to for eign consulates here However foreign officials said it was not received until two hours after the Japanese had announced complete occupation of Swatow and cessa tion of hostilities there Swatow Is Quiet American naval reports said Swatow was quiet Meanwhile the American British and other foreign consul ates at Amoy joined in a protesl to Japanese against diversion of foodstuffs from the Amoy inter ational settlement of Kulangsu island which Japanese blockaded June 15 In rejection of Japanese dc tnnnds Admiral Yarnell who at Chinwangtao in northern China was said to have notified Admiral Koshiro Oikawa commander of Japans third fleet in Chinese wa ters that the duty of the United States navy was to protect Ameri can lives and property and that it would execute its mission He said Americans would try to avoid interference with Japan ese military or naval operations but the United States would hold Japan responsible for any damage such operations might inflict on Americans or their property Rattler Gets Into Car 2 Men Walk 7 Miles to Get Rome HOLLYWOOD W Those blisters on his heels Leon Gordon film scenarist and author o White Cargo admits came from walking home from an auto mobile ride He and Lester Molton foreman were driving across the Gordon ranch and ran over a stick cata pulting a live rattlesnake into the auto They deserted without both ering to stop the machine which hit an embankment and wa damaged badly They walked seven miles back to the ranch house Philip Pcshkin 19 the clerk who was alone in the store when the wv Wlc FUfJUllAUUll OL 1OUUUU fit bandit entered said the latter ap timated 300000 people peared to be about 60 years old r Everybodys Happy Now is Hazel Ann Fortel the bundle from babyland that fooled her dafl shown here m the hospital at Newark N J as she made her SCrt M Thc fKr A had Predicted larch that the baby woulfl be a hoy in accordance with his sex pre determination chart Tumultuous Welcome Given MonarchsbyLondonThrongs King Queen Return Home From Precedent Breaking American Tour LONDON loyal millions gave a tumultuous wel come to King George and Queen Elizabeth Thursday as they re turned to the capitalfrom a six through eanadaandto the The royal couple arrived at Wa terloo station at p m a C S T aboard their spe cial train from Southampton and drove slowly in an open carriage through streets lined with wildly cheering subjects Enter Buckingham Palace The king and queen entered Buckingham palace their London home at p m concluding a precedentbreaking 15000mile trip Their London subjects mindful of the warm reception accorded the royal couple in Canada and the United States turned out in great numbers waved flags and carried welcome home placards The welcoming party at the sta tion included United States Am bassador Joseph P Kennedy and cabinet ministers Chats With Kennedy Queen Elizabeth chatted a few minutes with Kennedy while the king was talking with Prime Min ister Chamberlain In the royal carriage with their parents rode Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose who had gone on a destroyer to board the royal liner before its arrival at South ampton The king queen and princesses received a tremendous ovation when they appeared on a balcony of Buckingham palace at p m The king saluted and then joined his wife and daughters in waving repeatedly to the crowd SIRENS AND CHEERS MAKE TERRIFIC DIN SOUTHAMPTON England George and Queen Eliza beth returned to British shores Thursday from their glittering North American tour amid the cheers of thousands of proud sub jects Their transAtlantic liner the Empress of Britain tied up at her pier at p m a m C S T Benesth a drab and misty sky the king and queen gazed from the bridge of the Empress on a bril liant panorama of color beneath waving flags and the pennants of smaller craft in the harbor and f 1 o w e rb e d e c k e d welcoming arches Sirens Make Din Their two children 13 year old Princess Elizabeth and 8 year old Margaret Rose who had joined their parents at sea a few hours earlier were on the bridge tug ging with excitement at their fa thers orm Cheers and sirens made a terri fic din as the king and queen waved again and again Queen Mother Mary walking apparently without any stiffness from her automobile accident of May her son and his queen were the royal family aboard the Empress for private half hour of greeting be BANDIT WHITE HAIRED DES MOINES white i haired bandit fled with between fore the king and queen came S43 and in a daylight robbery down a richly carpeted gangplank m a residential grocery store here Throngsat Welcome Southampton with a normal population of 180000 had an cs in Ihe streets and at the dockside for the welcome despite a heavy mis which sprinkled rain at times Their majesties came ashore a THREE BILLION PROPOSAL FOR U S REVEALED Stimulating Business by Self Liquidating Projects Is Advocated WASHINGTON loosevelt proposed to congress hursday a 33360000000 program or stimulating business through selfliquidating projects and low cost housing developments The president estimated that at east uoula be dis mrsed in federal loans during the ear starting July 1 The re mainder of the program split into six types of selfliquidating pro ects would continue for from wo to seven years The president said that in the org run the program would not cost the taxpayers a cent so far as selfliquidating projects were concerned Would HeLoan Money He outlined his proposals in a letter to Chairman Byrnes D 5 Car of the senate unem ployment committee and Copies to other senate and house leaders Mr Roosevelt explained that there would be a limit on the self liquidating projects of S3 060 000000 over the two to seven years period which their con struction would embrace and that as money came in from loans it would be put out again as needed to stimulate employment and bus p m through a flaglinet tunnel which displayed the flags of virtually every foreign nation except Germany and Italy The crossed hammer and sickle ol So viet Ilussia was prominent agains tfniteaStates ConsulGenera George K Donald took his entire staff to the dock Under arches inscribed wel come home and well done the king and queen made a twomile drive through the city which hac closed its shops in a halfholiday Death of Man Who Killed Another for Stealing Tree Revealed ELYRIA Ohio will on file here Thursday disclosed the death Sunday of William Case 82 year old farmer who killed Wil liam Housseau 3V for stealing Christmas tree Relatives said announcement o Cases death was withheld to avoid publicity Case fatally shot Rousseau las December when the unemployec man cut down an evergreen tree on the Case farm Rousseaus wife Mae 2D was wounded At the re quest of Mrs Rousseau a gran jury refused to indict the aged man for manslaughter LOOK INSIDE FOR WALT MASON Humorist 111 for Several Weeks Dies PAGE 2 Coast Athletes Take Big Ten in Night Run PAGE 13 Seed Potato School Tour m North Iowa PAGE 3 iness Another would TT he capacity mte states the For Low Cost Housinr f Mr Roosevelt said he could cot Jthfe fiscal aie HUE Jered by either the present slum clearance program or the FHA op erations Mr Roosevelt said support of Secretaries Morgenthlu and Hopkins the genera principle of his bill to provide backine to small business u to Testify w f red probably would testify shortly before the senate banking subcommittee con sidering the Mead bill and sug gest some amendments The Mead bill calls for insur ance by the R F C of up to SO and bank Ioans to smau and mediumsued business Mead said lie had discussed the insured loans bill with Morgen Ihau and the treasury head did lut it but icated he favored my propos In Six Groups President Roosevelt divided his selfliquidating projects mio these six groups First under the new federal woiks ngcncy loan would he made for such self liquidating jrojects as water works sewage pitals PantS bddges and The ceiling for this program ri said 5350000001 siln nnen would out 5100000000 jn the first year starting July i The program would last two years For Public Roads Second under the bureau of public roads would be construc tion projects for post roads toll roads bridges high speed high jvays and city bypasses fouryear ceiling of hr in the 1940 fiscal year railroad equipment pro H I C President eved it would be better for Ihe government to create an authority ta STcquipnient to tne carriers Sovernment retaining nn r a Expand Rural Electrification Fourth under the agriculture w rural electrification would be expanded to reach at KSt rural families about 5000000 people not now receiving electricity and not likely to in the near future A seven years program with a 5460000000 ceiling was suggested with an out Jay of only in 1340 Fifth under the farm security administration expansion of the purchase of farms for tenant farmers with a limit and loans of in 1940 To Promote Trade Sixth foreign loans to promote American foregn trade were put clown for for two years uith going out Mr Roosevelt explained pro ceeds of these loans would be ;