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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HARLOH E R rt HIS E k T OF H A r S I f i I THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLUI FIVE CENTS A COFi ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAECH 16 1937 THIS PAPER CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 138 LABOR CHIEF SUPPORTS COURT PLAN ATTEMPT UPON LIVES OF NAZI LEADERS SEEN Goering Makes Sensational Unexplained Reference in Radio Speech BERLIN General Her mann Wilhelm Goering Ger manys number 2 man made a sensational and unexplained ref erence in a radio speech Tuesday to those who believe as a last resort to overcome Germany through murder and cowardly at tempts In some quarters the phrases were interpreted as a sensational intimation that a possible attempt on the lives of leading personali ties of the nazi regime might have come to the governments atten tion The general whose functions are virtually those of prime min ister was speaking in commemor ation ol the second anniversary of Germanys regained arms equal ity Play With Fire Toward the end of his speech he cried Maythose be for warned who believe as a last resort to over come Germany through murder and cowardly attempts here too the fervent love of the entire peo ple will constitute the safest ram part around der fuehrer Adolf Hitler and his trusted followers Woe to him who dares play with fire He went on It will not suffice that wilt not suffice that those who are of the same opinion and the same spirit will blazingly rburn by thisfire Armament Extolled Coincident with impressive ex ercises in the air ministry s honor rcourt General Goering who is the air minister extolled arma ment as the reichs greatest con tribution to peace The whole reich heard the ra dio broadcast He not only warned Germanys foreign foes that they would find her prepared but he shouted Woe to anyone at home who tries to undermine this state DEMAND ON ROOSEVELT ORDERED WITHDRAWN BERLIN one de mands that President Roosevell intervene energetically and at tacks on antinazi insults at a New York mass meeting were withdrawn from Der An griff newspaper Propaganda Minis ter Paul Joseph Goebbels after the first edition had appearec Tuesday The editions scarcely had left the press when official instruc tions went to newspaper offices to ignore the latest repercussion of the LaGuardia incident A rally ot critics o naziism Monday night which filled Madi son Square seats ap proximately from Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia the as sertion he would repeat his char acterization of Hitler as a brown shirted fanatic as often as the oc casion demanded Merle Oberon Film Star Hurt in Crash LONDON Oberon Hollywood motion picture actress was taken to Middlesex hospita Tuesday after an automobile col lision Hospital authorities said thi actress was slightly hurt The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair in cen tral arid eastern portions in creasing cloudiness in extreme westernportion not so cold Tuesday night Wednesday be coming unsettled rising tem peratures MINNESOTA Increasing cloudiness Tuesday night be coming unsettled Wednesday risingtemperatures Tuesday night and in east and south por tions Wednesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figure 1or 24 hour period ending at oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 33 Above Minimum in Night 19 Above At 8 A M Tuesday 25 Above After a week of weather whicl would have to be counted as a Jeast a bit unseasonably chilly th temperature Tuesday influencet by a bright sun and a southerly wind seemed quite definitely o its way to the higher ranges Th highest temperature recorded th first halfof March was 53 on March 6 the lowest 5 above 01 twonights about a week ago Headliners to Appear on North Central Iowa Teachers Convention Program DR G B OXNAfll Methodist Bishop Omaha DR JOHN G FOWLKES Wisconsin U Faculty DR JULIUS BORAAS St Olaf College Faculty IKOF W M ROBINSON Kalamazoo Teachers College W II DRANE LESTER U S Bureau of Investigation MISS AGNES SAMUELSON State Superintendent CLAIM FREEDOM OF NORTH CHINA Mongol Hordes Declaration Seen as New Japanese Puppet State K AL G A N Chahar Province China Mongol hordes of northern China were reported by Missionaries Tuesday to have de clared their independence from Ihina and proclaimed themselves a new ar to the Japanese inspired state of Manchoukuo Wholly unconfirmed reports brought to this last northern out post Chinese influence by mis sionaries from the snow wastes of northern Chahar said that the ir regular troops of the rebellious Mongol Prince Teh Wang had es tablished the state with the and military men Threat of War The startling advices caused Kalgan political circles to seethe with uncertainty over the future all North China many seeing in the alleged establishment of the puppet state of Mongokuo a threat possible war between Japan and China Adding to the dangers of the situation Mongols here said was the fact that Prince Tehs going over to the Japanese had cost him his influence with his own people to such an extent establishment of a new regime would have been possible only under compulsion The reports said the new na tion carved out of northern Cha har province included an area roughly the size of the state of Ohio Aloiier Great Wall Bounded on the north by outer Mongolia on the east by Jehol province already under Japanese domination and on the west by the strongly fortified Chinese pro vince of Suiyuan its southern border was said to have been placed along the great wall ex tending at one point to within 20 miles north of Kalgan Associated with Prince Teh long an opponent of the Nanking central government at Chapser capital of the new nation were reported to be some 100 assis tants charged with the duty of perfecting the administrative or ganization the government According to recent arrivals from northern Chahar all vestige ofChinese influence has been re moved and only Japanese and Mongol flags could be seen fly ing OBSERVERS SEE HAND OP JAPAN IN NORTH CHINA PEIPING American and other foreign observers here Tuesday accepted reports of the establishment of the independent nation of Mongokuo as a probable materialization of a long rumoret Japanese intention in North China Mongol Prince Teh Wang was believed unquestionably to be heading what was termed Ja pans latest venture in puppet re gimes on the Asiatic mainland The reported action was con sidered an indication the Jap anese Kwantung armys determi nation to retain its grasp on the six counties of North Chahai province which coincide exactly with the reported area of Mongo kuo The new state as reported here extends in effect from the west ern boundary of the Japanesein spired state of Manchoukuo for 200 miles to the west Record Crowd Expected to Attend Teachers Sessions Battle 12 Hours to Free Lake Steamer CLEVELAND tug boats battled nearly 12 hours to free the whaleback steamer South Park from Lake Eric ice a mile off the Cleveland breakwater be fore the Erie Steamship company boat reached port early Tuesday Lectures Violin and Vagabond King on Program With all rural teachers of Cerro ordo Winnebago and Worth counties as well as the majority Torn Hancock and Franklin coun ts dismissing pupils to attend he convention of the north cen ral division the Iowa State Teachers association in Mason ity Thursday Friday and Sat urday plans are being made for a record crowd Local school officials expect the attendance to reach the 1000 nark at the opening session Thursday evening and 1200 on Friday Teachers will be privileged to hear six general lectures by prom jnent Friday morning Saturday morning as well as a violin recital by Ilza Niemacl on Thursday evening a presentation of Frimls Vagabond King by the vocal department of the Mason City high school Friday night a grade school chorus made up of pupils from nine schools on Friday forenoon and a concert by the Northwood high school band Sat urday forenoon Teachers more over may participate in any one 22 round table conferences North Iowa student journalists are to sit in panel discussion with college professors and advisers Six Prominent Lecturers The six lecturers will be Dr G Bromley Oxnam Omaha resident bishop ot the Omaha area of the First Methodist Episcopal church Dr John Guy Fowlkes of the col lege of education University of Wisconsin Prof William McKin ley Robinson director of rural ed ucation Western State Teachers college Kalamazoo Mich Dr Ju lius Boraas college of education St Olaf college Northfield Minn Miss Agnes Samuelson state su perintendent of public instruction and W H Drane Lester United States Bureau of Investigation de partment oE justice Washington D C Bishop Oxnam will deliver the initial address Culture and the Preservation Democracy Thursday evening preceded by Miss Niemacks violin concert and the address of welcome by Supt R B Irons of the Mason City schools Recalling the bishops dy namic address before the Iowa Slate Teachers association con vention at Des Moines North Iowa is looking forward lo his appear ance here Dr Fowlkes to Speak Dr Fowlkes is to speak Friday forenoon on Some Things for Ed ucators to Think About and will also talk on Pupil and Teachers Participation in School Adminis tration at the Friday noon lun cheon for superintendents anc principals He has has been ap pointed to the 1937 yearbook com mission of the department of su perintendence and has published a complete set of child accountinj records as well as a new series o health textbooks entitled Healthy Life Series which appeared this year Dr Robinson will give two ad dresses one Friday morning en titled Schools In Other Lands and a second for rural teachers and county superintendents at the Hotel Hanford Friday afternoon on Personality Development in Rural Schools He was born anc reared on a farm and his profes sional training and experience have been almost entirely cen tered about the program of rura life and education On Rural Education He is widely known as a lec turer on rural education He at tended a conference in South Af rica for seven weeks at the invita tion of the government of the Union of South Africa Professor Boraas Friday after noon before the Parent Teachers LOOK INSIDE FOR RICHMOND P IIOBSON SpanishAmerican War Hero Dies in New York PAGE 2 Iowa Fishing Hunting Rules Found Invalid PAGE 13 Northwood Band Will Play for Teachers Here PAGE 3 Blaze in Coal Mine Believed Fatal to 41 TOKIO least 41 men were believed lo have died of suf focation Tuesday in a battle will a fire raging deep within the Ozaw coal mine in Shizuoka pre fecture roundlable at the Congregational church talk on Recent Prob lems of Home and School Dr Boraas professor of educa tion and philosophy of St Ola college has been head of the de partment education there since 1917 He is widely known as a lec turer and author of Getting Along in Country Schools in 1908 Teaching to Think in 1922 and collaborator with Geqrg A Seiko on The Administration and Supervision Rural Schools 1926 He has contributed vadou articles to English and Norwegian periodicals GMan on Program Mr Lester will address Ih teachers Saturday morning on Crime Prevention Through Edu cation Mr Lester is a major in the military intelligence division of the officers reserve corps United States army an inspecto in the federal bureau of invesli gallon and one ot the administra live assistants of J Edgar Hoover At the present time he is training men in the bureaus three school for new agents old agents and po lice Miss Samuelson will address th parentteacher congress on Hor ace Manns Description ot a Gooi School She is widely known in educational circles over the coun try and has contributed many ar ticlcs to educational magazines FOUR LARGEST HOTELS CLOSED hree Others Shut Down in Detroit After Strike in Statler STRIKE STORY PAGE 2 DETROIT shutdown ot 3elroits four largest irtually all service iut about 2500 patrons on their iwn Tuesday to the amusement if some and disgust of others Scores of traveling men stagei creen and concert performers vere caught unawares by the sur prise move Managers closed Ihe 29 story BookCadillac hotel lie 21 story Tort Shelby and the 15 story De roit Leland because a strike at the Statler a 15 story hostelry where 400 employes quit work Governor at Conference Gov Frank Murphy came here torn Lansing for a conference Tuesday afternoon with hotel men indrepresentatives of the several unions which called the Statler strike Guests of the hotel had the option of meant nidging long stairways lo get food and making their own beds leaving an action which in volved hauling their own luggage down to the lobbies Perhaps the loveliest wail was sung by petite Lily Pons star opera screen and radio Thees place shes crazy what am I to doJ she pleaded up on the twelfth floor of the Statier Mrs Johnson in Wheelchair One unlucky guest was Mrs Dsa Johnson widow of explorer Martin Johnson who was in a wheelchair in an eleventh floor BookCadillac room She was as sured an elevator would be ready to remove her when she leaves to resume her lecture tour Several English men and wom en in the DOyly Carle Opera company wore among the victims Policemen stood at entrances the only indication from the streets that anything unusual had happened insids the hotels The tail buildings although hundreds were stranded on upper floors seemed strangely deserted There were no scurrying bell boys no waitresses no glittering china and silver in the dining rooms Take Part in Strike Participating in the strike were the International Bartenders Al liance the Waiters and Waitresses association the Firemen and Oil ers association the Operating En gineers association the Cooks and Chefs union and miscellaneous help including bellmen repre sented by organizers of the De troit and Wayne county Federa tion Labor Business agents of the unions were deadlocked with the hotel management on the issue ot ex clusive bargaining rights Agree ments had been reached a spokes man said on other points of the dispute which preceded the nego tiations Iowa House Votes to Lift Rule to Force Attendance Passes 10 Bills and Tables One After Dispute Over Call of House DES MOINES over a move to compel attendance of Iowa house members at all ses sions flared into the open Tues day in the most bombastic debate of the assembly between two dem ocratic members After airing charges ot Hitler ism on the part of those demand ing a call of the house to remain in effect for a week the chamber voted 75 to 23 to lift the compul sory requirement The call was effected Monday night by Representative J P Gal lagher D of Williamsburg and four other republicans and dem crats after 4Gallagher had decried andr piddljHg rby th e chamber in the face of a con gested calendar Open Way fur Debate The situation reached its cli max Tuesday when Representa tive Robert D Blue D of Eagle Grove questioned the validity ot the procedure and Speaker La Mar Foster opened the way for debate by referring settlement of the issue to the floor Weve been frittering our time away for weeks said Gallagher as he replied to Blue Were work ing from to early afternoon and thats a shorter work period than any executive office would permit The only ones who will rebel at this are those who have been sneaking out daily at Jumping to the floor Represen tative Thomas Stimpson D ot Anamosa charged Gallagher with play boy stuff to the guffaws of the house and galleries packed with visiting school children and added Calls Him Hitler I wont submit to the autocratic hallucinations of this man and the Mussolini and Hitler tactics of the group that is trying to enforce this motion Gallaghers trying to pin us down to his pretty whims Id rather be likened to Hitler Gallagher boomed back at Stimp son than to the Dutcli windmill DINGALING It was the office telephone ringing A voice at the other end of the line inquired Where can I get the dope about Iowas new homestead act On Page 3 in this issue of the GlobeGazette is an answer lo this question received a few days ago from a reader An Associated Press reporter acting on the request ot this newspaper asks and answers the questions which probably are in your mind How is this bill going lo af fect me you want to know Turn to Page 3 and fipd out in this house With the house responding gleefully to the antics of the two Speaker Foster brought about an immediate showdown by demand ing a vote Stimpson was sustained and the compulsory attendance rule was dissolved Seemingly goaded into action by the ruckus the house went to work with a will and passed 10 bills and tabled one Debate State Auditing It staged a brief but lively setto over enactment of a measure to provide for optional auditing state and subdivision records by private accountants with Repre sentative Gallagher and Rep B B R Cedar Hapids indulging in torrid debate Urging support of the measure as a means of providing economy efficiency and avoiding extender delays in the check of public ac counts Hickenlooper said We have no quarrel with the state auditor but his office is no manned to do the work withou excessive delays asserting also that private auditing had been nearly 5300 less costly in Lin county Gallagher however challengec the economical aspects of the bill The measure passed by a vole o 65 to 38 Kill Pay Day Act The house voted 80 to 23 to kil a bill to require employers to ad here to regular pay days and li place them under the strict super vision of the state labor depart menl The other bills passed largelj noncontroversial were To permit gratuitous distributior of outmoded codes To reduce rate on penalties fo usury from 8 to 7 per cent To localize responsibility fo it SENATE ACCEPTS 8 APPOINTMENTS fall Confirmed to Board of Education Wendel Vote Put Off DES MOINES Iowa enate atter an all morning secret ession Tuesday confirmed eight jt Gov Nelson G Kvaschels se eclions for state appointive posi ions but took no action on others till pending The chamber approved selec tion of jMilton Peaco D ot Clin ousting Frank Wenig present com missioned and of John T Clark son D of Albia to replace A B Tunk present industrial commis appointmcnls approved iioner Other jy the senate were A A Hurst D ot Maquoketa or the state highway commission our year term E H Felton R ot Indianola or the slate board ot control six year term Felton is now chairman of the board Charles Carter Fairticld for he slate basic science board six year term W Earl Hall R ot Mason City six year term on the stale board of education Thomas W Keenan D ot Shenandonh six year rcappoint ment on the state board of educa ion Richard E Flock R at Bur ington six year term on the joard ot education Hall and Plock will succees Jo seph H Anderson R Thomp son and Harry M NCOS R of Sigourncy Terms of the new appointees will start July J No action was taken on appoint ment ot A S Wendel D ot CHAIRMAN BANS DISCUSSION OF PERSONALITIES Averts Dispute on Whether Justices Have Lost Common Touch WASHINGTON IP Vocifer ous argument against discussing personalities stopped an incipient squabble before the Semite judi ciary cominittee Tuesday over whether supreme court justices have lost the common touch Directly at issue was the out look of Justice Brandeis known as a liberal William Green president of the American Federation oC Labor testifying in behalf oE President Rbsevelts program for reorganiz ing the court said judges living a cloistered life were inclined lo lose the common touch with modern problems Green Shouts No Senator Burke a lend ing opponent of the presidents program asked do you think Jus lice Brandies has lost he common touch The labor leaders quick shout of no was almost stopped by an immediate protest from Senator Dietprich DIll who said it is not in keeping with the dignity o the senate to question witnesses about individual justices Oilier committee members sided with him and Burke withdrew his ques tion While the house considered per manent neutrality legislation some leaders talked over the proposal of Marriner S Eccles head of the federal reserve system to raise taxes on incomes and profits if necessary to balance the budget Cool to Eccles Plan Speaker Bankhead said he was noCflushedwitli enthusiasm aboutthe suggestion ana 1 think that1 would be the sentiment of the house at this time The tense situation in the navy department over a shortage of steel for ship construction was taxed by the heavy bidding ot leading steel producers Tuesday for contracts for a total of 25000 000 pounds of the meta Leading steel companies re eontly adopted labor standards which eliminated conflict between their work policies and the Walsh Hcaly act requiring bidders on big government contracts to conform to certain labor standards To Investigate Reports Secretary Swanson ordered an investigation of reports cited by Senator Bridges RN H of al leged irregularities at the naval prison at Portsmouth N If Arguments over how much dis cretion the president should have in banning exports to warring na toins tangled house debate Tues day on the McReynolds neutrality bill Representatives who want con gress to lay down mandatory rules declared they would offer amend ments to tighten up the cash and carry aspects ot the bill Representative McReynolds D le Term said he was confident ivever the measure as finally approved would authorize Ihe presidenl to make restrictions and commission and other appoint1 jlov ments pending care ot state parks under the con servation commission To change the name ot the state railway commission to that of the state transportation commission To require that Iowa recipients of unemployment insurance be Americans or naturalized citizens To permit recording of social security numbers To facilitate collection for care of insane To require that subordinate state employes be residents of Iowa Ex empting professional and technical workers To provide a 10 cent bounty on crows and starlings Mr Farmer it you need a farm hand now dont wait until you hear of someone use an inexpensive Want Ad and get your man tomorrow This ad brought dozens of calls and the right man was found Single farm hand Phone 25F23 JUST CALL THE AD TAKER AT 3800 limitations on the neutrality pol icys application Naive Distinction Representative Dirksen who disagreed with both sides told the house Monday the bit draws a naive distinction be tween arms ammunition and implements of war and war mate rials since beans bacon cotton and copper are as necessary as shot and shell in fighting Final approval of Andrew W Mellons offer to the government of his art collection md a 000000 gallery awaited an agree ment between senate and house on the question of free admission to the gallery Both houses voled Monday lo accept Ihe gifts but the senate added a proviso that no entrance fee should be charged Robinson for Compromise Compromise was the theme of discussions about Ihe presidents court change proposals after Sen ator Robinson the democratic leader said that although he ex pected passage of the Roosevelt proposal an amendment might be consdercd to supplement it Robinson coupled a prediction that the presidents proposal would be enacted with the statement It is by no means certain that amendments will not also be con sidered by the two houses of con gress for submission to the stales He did not specify which of score of suggested amendment might win administration support Robinsons statement was issued in the midst of an endeavor by senatorial opponents to agree on a constitutional amendment May Take Weeks If they can reach a decision they probably will try to get it ap ;