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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Mason City, Iowa IST DEPT OF DCS UOIHES COMP NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY LTHI BRIGHT SPOT VOL XL AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED FIVE CENTS A MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 8 1939 THIS FAP28 CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS NO 180 BRITAIN URGES DANZIG SETTLEMENT ARBITRATION OF PROBLEM WITH NAZIS OFFERED England Is Ready to CoOperate in Any Negotiations LONDON British gov ernment dropped a guarded hint Monday to her new ally Poland that she would amicable settlement possibly through ar bitration of Polands quarrel with Germany over the free city of Danzig Both Richard Butler undersec retary for foreign affairs and Prime Minister Chamberlain inti mated to the house of commons that Britain would be ready to lend her good offices in establish ing some form of international machinery to arbitrate the Danzig question should Germany and Poland ask her to do so Seek Russias CoOperatiou Butler said the question of the future of Danzig was primarily a matter for negotiation between parties to the Danzig settlement The principal allied and associated powers undertook by the World treaty of Versailles to estab lish Danzig as a free city under protection of the league of na tions In the commons session Cham berlain also said the government was attempting to obtain fullest cooperation with soviet Russia in its present policy Negotiations are under way to bring Russia into the BritishFrench lineup House Is in Uproar The house in an uproar during discussion of the soviet ne gotiations when Laborite Leader Clement H Attlee asked Does the prime minister not that public opinion is dis turbed by the contrast tbeiween the rapidityof acceptance of on erous obligations by this country and the dilatory methods in seeking for lateral security The opposition cheered Attlee iv h i 1 e government supporters shouted for Chamberlain he replied I do not agree there have been any dilatory Stands for Settlement British But ler added stands for settlement of international questions by friendly negotiation arbitration or other peaceful means He was responding to a ques tion as to Britains position in the threatening dispute between Ger many and Poland over technically a free city under league of nations supervision but really controlled by nazis Germany is demanding the re turn the Baltic port city which she owned before the World war Asked if the government were prepared to take steps to make Danzig the subject of arbitration before ai international tribunal Butler hinted Britain might be willing to mediate Norwegian Royaltys Visit to Decorah in Pictures Tiger Escapes From Circus Is Captured NEW YORK tiger named Colonel escaped from his cage at the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey circus early Monday and went to a nearby va cant lot and sat down Trainer Roy Chorister had little difficulty catching Colonel He merely said lie down and Colonel did Chor ister then threw a net over the animal and pushed him into a portable cage The Weather FORECAST IOWA Cloudy becoming fair in central and west thunder showers in extreme cast portion Monday afternoon and carty Monday night cooler Monday night Tuesday fair wanner in central and west in afternoon MINNESOTA Generally fair Monday night and Tuesday cooler in east Monday night somewhat warmer Tuesday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather statis tics Maximum Sunday 78 Minimum Sunday night 50 At S a m Monday 60 LAST YEAR Maximum 40 Minimum 32 Rain 120 The figures for Sunday Maximum Saturday 80 Minimum Saturday night 57 At 8 3 m Sunday 59 Precip Sunday 24 inch Maximum Sundav 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 54 Minimum 35 Precipitation 05 by picture description of the visit of Nornays Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha here Saturday and Sundayis shown in lie above photographs r PPcr left Photo is revealed the expectant look onthe part of the croivd of 12000 which lined the streets Saturday awaiting the arrival of Their Royal Highnesses the hotel Norways heirs apparent go to Vice Consul Trond Stabos hor me for din nerIn the lower left they are seen with Gov George A Wilson left at the table Crown Prince Olav smiles for the cameraman while Crown Princess Martha appears fatigued from Uie gruelling routine royal parly is pictured in the upper rigrlit pliofo enteringthe Winneshiek liotel where they resided during their stay Arrows point to the prince and princess who arc being greeted by Dr J K Prpus president of Lutlier college DOCTOR the dinner at the Slauo Iiomp the royal visitors went to Ihe Luther college gymnasium where Olav snoke at a public reception after being given the degree of doctor of Jaws faculty members are seen placing the liootj on tlie crown prince in token of his honor Dr Preus who conferred the degree faces the microphones at the left his first official Sunday chore Olav strolls through the Norwegian historical museum accompanied by Prof S S Ronue of Luther college inspecting the many objects most of which came from the land over which he presumably will reign as successor to his father at the First Lulheran church was next on the program The prince and princess met at the church door and followed the Kev T A lloff up the aisle to arm chairs placed at Hie front of ihc pews The Lutheran church is the slate church of Norway i T rCS ontcrenc befre noon showed the royal couple at their best the mmres ready wit and intelligence winning the newspapermen and women almost immediately huge crowd awailed the royal party as hey arrived at the Luther college for the luncheon winch DECORAHHOSTS BID ADIEU TO ROYAL COUPLE Busy Schedule Is Followed by Prince Princess in Iowa By T 3 JENSEN Staff Representative beautiful Nor wegianAmerican community set tled down Monday to pleasant reminiscences of the biggest cele bration in the history of the town visit of their royal highness es Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha of Norway Weeks of intensive preparations nearly perfect weather a genuine feeling of hospitality and finally the winning personalities of the royal guests combined to make the celebration an entire success for everyone concerned 15000 at Festivities A crowd estimated at 15000 per sons gathered for the Sunday festivities with many of those at tending coming more than a hun dred miles as evidenced by the auto license plates A fast moving schedule crowded a full day of activitiy into five hours The prince descended from the royal suite in Hotel Winneshiek at oclock in the morning to start the day with a visit to the Lock Gets Complete Story in Pictures Cameraman Saf ford Lock spent Saturday afternoon and most of Sunday at Decorah taking lit erally dozens of pictures and getting a complete story in photos He was the only out of town photographer to attend the dinner at Vice Consul Trond Stabos home Saturday evening and the only one to crash the Saturday noon luncheon as well All pictures used by the Globe Gazette in connection with the Decorah celebration are his handiwork Engravings by Kay en ay NonvegianA m e r i can historical museum where he presented badges to a group of Boy Scouts The crown princess emerged from the hotel shortly before 10 oclock and proceeded in a sep ate limousine to the First Luth eran church where she was met by the crown prince They fol lowed the Rev T A pas tor of the church up the center aisle to two arm chairs placed just below the altar ring Given Special Hymnal As he seated the royal couple the Rev Mr Hoff presented to each a Norwegian hymnal in scribed in gold with the names of the two heirs apparent to the throne of Norway The Norwegian language was used exclusively in the church The pastor started his sermon with an expression of happiness that the royal couple would spend a quiet hour with other Luther ans in worship As he spoke the motor of an atrpalne drumming noisily came through the open windows in congruous with the quiet atmos phere of the interior with its high white altar Regular Text Used The sermon was preached on regular text of the church for the fourth Sunday after Easter Throughout the preaching Crown Princess Martha sat with a black gloved arm extended across the one foot space between her chair and that of the crown prince her hand resting on the arm of his chair She removed it only when she folded her hands at the closing prayer of the sermon At the close of the service the minister again thanked his royal guests and wished them God speed They next visited for a few moments the Decorah Lutheran church a few blocks away to hear the children singng Make Tour of Cily At oclock the couple completed a tour of the city and the Luther college campus com ing to the college library for a half hour press conference which had been postponed from a 9 oclock appointment in order to give them more time for rest The conference broke up promptly at noon in order for the royal party to proceed to the luncheon held in the college gym nasium which was filled with more than 350 diners Dr O Hoc of Decorah presided Dr Kristian Prestgard editor of DecorahPosten was the principal speaker for the community at the luncheon Using the Norwegian language he stressed the tics ;