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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 183 Congress Raises Cain Gets Rambunctious When F R Takes Vacation By CHARLES P STEWART A S K I NGTON C time President Roosevelt takes a few days va cation from his responsibilities as during his fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico con gress raises Cain in his ab sence The truth is that the law makers are fu riously resent ful of his dom ination of their branch of the govc r n m e n t When he is personally on the job he keeps themfairly well in sub jection but he cant leave them to their own devices even for 48 hours or so before they become refractory While he was on that fishing trip for example the things they said about his supreme court plan his economy plan his plan to re organize the federal independent offices and various of his other plans were downright awful Democrats Suh The republicans were not the ones who indulged in the most j antipresidential language The democrats were the folk who ex pressed themselves most bitterly U S CORONATION FLYERS LAND Rain and Fog Mark Coronation Week Opening Crowds Continue to Pour in Busmens Strike May Spread LONDON The young Duke of Norfolk earl marshal ol England was crowned with a pasteboard imitation Monday as understudy to his monarch in a final believe ceremony in Westminster abbey that brought to a close the months of careful preparation for the coronation Wednesday of King George VI Vast crowds milled about in cold rain and gloomy fog while the vaulted interior of LAST WML Alimony Sit Downer Alone BELIEVE RITES HELD IN LONDON ExHusband His Father Both Leave Camps in Rocking Chair on Lawn in Demand for a Week LONGMONT Genevieve Johnson was left hold ing her sit down strike Monday Her former fatherinlaw Guy Johnson on whose lawn she had camped in a rocking chair day and night for 15 days packed his bags and followed his son Ralph in an exodus from the family home Ralph left 14 days ago but Mrs i u i Johnson insisted she would be stately abbey tnecharacter who there when hell treezes will play all but the two most prominent parts in the ceremony The republicans crippled as they I moved about and spoke iheir lines were by the last election and small as is their number dont signify much anyway Democratic insurgency does count from the administrations standpoint Back from his fishing the pres ident doubtless will partially squelch discontents manifesta tiaons in democratic ranks on capitol hill He will submit a message or de liver a bedtime talk or make some statement at a press con ference that will cut a deal of ground from under the feet of critics of his policies Lashed to Mast At influence by propaganda the white house tenant through bed time press conferences and messages has Hitler and Mussolini lashed to the mast Besides he has another advan tage over congress An utterance by a representa as in a play Steady Drizzle of Rain The steady drizzle that brought an end to days of unseasonal sun shine failed to daunt the jostling good natured throngs lamming London to capacity lor the final act in the great drama of empire The poor unable to pay the prices for Wednesdays big show sought vicorious thrills in the last minute checkups that gave them a preview of the trappings of royalty and the court although the central figures were absent They huddled under news papers and sodden blankets and stamped the blood back into their clammy feet More and Hlore Arrive Special trains from the prov inces hourly brought more and more persons to swell the already over crowded metropolis threat ened with the spread a strike of busmen to include streetcar and Sit Down on Lawn for Alimony unless Ralph consented to give her a week alimony Monday she was worried Crowds of spectators failed to in terest her got to think of something quick The situation looks bad awful And well wishers agreed Its just too bad things had to go hay said one A beer tavern proprietor who with other mer chants has profited from the crowds attracted by the sit down strike made an offer of one on the house to anyone who could think of a way to keep the sit down strike going Throngs of Sunday sightseers drove past the house Chief of Police Orville Barr re ioiced I think the strike is about i ccn over and Im tickled to Ill stay I Johnson says She seeks job of pushing traffic Wrapped comfortably in blankets Mrs Genevieve Johnson 26 of Longmout the nations first and only alimony sit downer continues her stay on the lawn of her csiranged husbands liome tive or even a prominent senator is only an utterance by A senator gUbway workers that might tie up of epresentative ar transportation facilities during An utterance by the president is an Iterance by THE president the original and Its weight is 100 per cent not fractional as bv a senator or representative Nevertheless congress has a certain advantage of its own bulk if it can hold itself together the empire show Members of the central commit tee for the striking bus drivers and conductors predicted the walkout might spread through the allied organizations as the strike appeared little nearer a settlement place has been Minneapolis Voters Show Mild Interest in Primary Election MINNEAPOLIS iff Voters Monday showed only mild interest in the biennial city primary elec tion to decide a breach in the farmerlabor party in which two rival factions backed candidates for mayor Congress Formidable GEORGE AND QTJEEX If a congressional majority can PAY SURPRISE VISIT set itself up in an unmi takable ii ny rrcsM majority to the executive mansion LONDON George its formidable Therefore the prosj and Quecri Elizabeth paid a sur idcnts strategy must be to keep prise visit to Westminster abbey congress whanged over e nose j Monday for the full dress rehearsj 30 year director of the to it from developing al 0 Wednesdays and I stato 0d age assstance agency gcrous potei tialitics FILM STARS AT WORK AS USUAL Head of Strikers Brands Actors Agreement as Double HOLLYWOOD IP High sal aried movie stars victorious in Early voting was much lignter theh demands from tne producers than usual Election officials anti cipated less than votes for the total ballot went to work as usual Monday while conflicting statements came Irom leaders of the studio crafts HUH JCClUCiS UJ lnt On one side is Kenneth Hay w h till on strike ft o A M r It is a 24houraday seven tnrong outsidc ihe abbey permitting no time for n week tas permitting fishing excursions And yet an executive must have a little time for recreation The ceaselessness of the thing Is what must be so terrible to a dictator The American neutrality law was to be sure jammed through in the presidents absence in the form that the white house desired it I sives the white house the au thority to decide whether or not ihe United States shall enter the next World war as it entered the last one And President Roose velt it on his fishing trip But there are some other laws still to be fought over Each time that President Roose velt takes a vacation he has a meaner rebellion to deal with later Invariably he has been on top thus far But his margin has diminished recently Can he keep it up indefi nitely i were almost mobbed by cheering SUpp01tcd by the regular state and county organizations It is Hay crafts first political venture Mayor Thomas E Latimer 57 elected with the farmerlabor in dorsement two years ago seeks renomination for his post on the strength of an intracity party factions support HIGHWAY DEATH TOLL UP T0158 10 Fatalities Recorded Ed Wynn Files BAPS ii AND BUNTING Laborite in Parliament in Favor of More Simple Coronation LONDON Sir Stafford Cripps Uiborite member of par liament in a bitter outburst in a political speech at Stockton Mon day characterized the coronation planned for King George VI as bunkum and The ceremony the labor party leader declared was simply be ing run as a political stunt by the conservative Id like to have seen some simple and dignified celebration of such an as we might have if a new president were he said but to allow all this extravagant adulation such as we read of in the press nau seates not only me but a good many conservatives as Roads of Iowa During Past Week DES MOINES 1937 death toll on Iowas highways mounted to 150 Monday as 10 fatalities last week brought the figure to 23 above the automobile deaths at a corresponding time last year Four persons were killed over the weekend A black flag flew from the Marshal county courthouse at Marshalltown following the death of William Johnson 37 of Story City who died Sunday of in juries suffered in a collision near Marshalltown Black Flag Hoisted The county safety council has sponsored a policy of impressing motorists with the need for careful driving by flying j a green and white safety flag from the courthouse when a per son is injured in an automobile accident A black flag is hoisted afier a fatal accident Johnsons death was the first automobile fatality in Marshall county this year Mrs Ruth Flynn 24 of Dos Moincs died in a Newton hospi tal of injuries suffered in a car accidentSaturday 1 Killed 8 Injured O T Johnson of Rockwell City met instant death and eight others were injured two seriously in a headon automobile collision north of Humboldt Sunday Horace Walters of Rockwell City was in a critical condition in a Fort Dodge hospital with two skull fractures and Mrs Floyd Johnson of Rockwell City daugh terinlaw of the dead man has a fractured leg and collarbone and severe cuts Mrs O T John son and Floyd Johnson widow and son of the accident victim Action for Divorce Radio Comic From RENO N e that they have been separated for more than five years Mrs Hilda Keenan Wynn filed suit here Mon day to divorce Ed Wynn New York radio comedian Mrs Wynn asked the court to restore her maiden name Hilda Keenan and asked that Wynn be ordered to provide her with rea sonable future support and main tenance They were married Sept 5 1914 in New York City and have a 21 year old son Frank Mrs Wynn is the daughter of Frank Keenan tor noted former stage ac Simpson Dropped by Wallis Warfield MONTS France Wallis Warfield Simpson dis carded the of her divorced husband Monday and legally be came Wallis Warfield a name she will keep only briefly until she becomes the Duchess of Wind sor The change was made by British deed poll Her London lawyers made the application four days ago and notified here Monday that it had been granted were less seriously injured Mrs Walters Henry Bomker of Hum boldt Elmer Rosedal of Humboldt and Don Stamper of Gilmore City were others injured Alexander G Randall 65 was fatally injured when struck by an automobile at Waterloo At least seven other lowans met violent deaths last week It is a dirty double cross The actors sold said Charles Lessing business manager of the Federated Motion Pictures Crafts He was commenting on the peace agreement between the producers and the screen actors guild an nounced Sunday night The fact that the actors are still on the payrolls helps said Charles W Kimberlin of toe strike committee Will Be Easier Inasmuchas they got what they wanted it will be easier for us to get what we want And besides it simply means that will haveto go on meeting the big six figurepayroll every week which they wouldnt have had to do if the actors had joined He said the demands of the guild were quitedifferent from those of the F M P that the re turn of the actors would make no difference whatever The picket lines are still around the studios and major theaters in downtown Los Angeles Monday In Hollywood the players passed through them again without incident Clark Gable Greta Gar bo Eleanor Powell Gary Cooper Marlene Dietrich and many others reported for work at the usual hour Not Guilty of Meanwhile Aubrey Blair guild official denied Lessings charge that the actors had been guilty of a sellout1 in concluding an agree ment with the producers We have given the federated crafts as much support as pos he said The crafts called their strike prematurely We were to have met with them on April 30 to discuss the strike But at 3 p m of that day Lessing called us and said the strike was Sixof the nine major studios granted the primary demands the guild for a proved working guild shop im conditions and better pay for extras Heads of these Paramount MGM Universal Columbia and Twentieth also promised to bring the ihreeothers into line Goldwyn Is Shocked Samuel iGoldwyn who is con nected with United Artists is sued a statement in which MONASTERY IN SPAIN WRECKED BY WARPLANES Rebels Bomb Villages as Bilbao Sets Up New Defense Council Spain IP Insurgent warplanes destroyed a monastery at Algorta Monday and bombed the villages of Guenes and Zollo three miles south of Bilbao in an apparent effort to destroy the citys water supply plants One priest was killed and sev eral wounded in the monastery bombardment As Bilbao stripped its military command of power and set up a defense council to conduct the war the insurgent troops drove against the village of Rigoitia ten miles northeast of the Basque capital Would Straighten Lines The insurgent threat was strong there and occupation of the vil lage would straighten enemy lines for a strong drive against Bilbao itself President Jose Aguirre of the autonomous Basque government was named head of the defense council similar to that set up for Madrid when the siege of the cap ital began during the early months of the civil war The committee includes five high army officers who will be aided by their own technical as sistants Heads Police Forces As a further step toward itary operations in northern Spain Lt Col Gabriel Aizpuru was giv en widespread powers as head of the newly combined police forces of the provinces of Asturias San tander and Vizcaya was charged with re WONT APPEAL DUKE RALLY Mrs Rush in Sixth Day of Sit Down at Iowas Statehouse DES MOINES Kath erine Rush who Monday was in the sixth day of her sit down strike at the entrance of the lovva statehouse turned down a report ers suggestion that she appeal to WaUis Waifield Simpson and the Duke of Windsor The 41 year old discharged j ing for the government was re Leon WPA worker protesting the ported to be regaining lost ground LOOK INSIDE FOR CHARLES E ROSENDAHL Naval Expert on Stand in Airship Crash Probe PAGE 2 Clarions Recreation Park lo Be Dedicated PAGE 8 Mason City Nine Wins in County Tournament PAGE 9 13 Blocks m Business Section Planned PAGE 12 sponsibility for keeping public or der in the refugee swollen Basque capital Bilbaos defenders mobilized both men and women for the work of digging new trenches out side the city and government bat talions rallied north and east of Bilbao to block insurgent legions on the Begona andGaldacano roads Regain Lost Ground Fighting of ferocious intensity still rolled over the sharp slopes of Mount Sollube to the north east An Asturian fight loss of her job said she would ap peal to Mrs Franklin D Roose velt wife of the president if her sit down protests do not produce results soon The number of refugees evacu ated from Bilbao within five days reached when the British freighter Marvia put out to sea TEMPERATURES CLIMB IN IOWA Sun Beams Down Through Clear Skies Except in Western Part DES MOINES tem peratures rose Monday as the sun beamed down through clear slues except those in the extreme west ern section of the state A high pressure area moved into the state from the northwest Sunday causing temperatures to cool off several degrees during the night the weatherman said He forecast generally fair weather for the central and south ern portions Monday night and anticipated unsettled weather in the extreme western portion and possibly showers in the extreme with 400 refugees The Marvia northwestern area TJ 4 oil Ttiffoscnno rlmirlr J J JWWiJ tVJ ICiUgCCa If that appeal doesnt bring which was preceded out of Bil Increases cloudmess anyresults 1 dont think it will 1 bao by other refugee ships passed he west and northcentral poi rtn anv nnd tn Pn to the Duke and nut into the bav of Biscay on her turns and somewhat warmei in the do any good to go to the Duke and she told her press confer Mrs Rush received day present s box a Mothers of candy from her 12 year old son Sunday She also held a family reunion with visiting relatives from her home 1 She has declared she will re main on the statehouse porch un til her demand for reinstatement on WPA rolls is met out into the bay of Biscay on her way to France under the protec tion of British warships She was one of the food freight ers which ran an attempted insur gent blockade to bring supplies to this capital Boys Body Recovered POTLATCH Idaho JP The body of 10 year old Laverne Reyn olds whose two young fishing companions were too frightened to report the drowning accident Sat urday was recoveredlate Sunday I am shocked to find that my name is not included in the list I have never and will never be an enemy of the fair demands of la The Actors Guild meeting in the ramshackle Hollywood Legion fight stadium heard the conces sions with a mighty shout of ap proval throats ac cepted its committees proposal to continue negotiations and in vested its representatives with power to call a walkout against the differing studios unless they fall into line quickly Not Full Contract We have an agreement with the producers butit has not yet been committed to a full con guild President Robert Montgomery announced to the meeting He dicTriot mention the conformers United Artists Hal Roach and Warner BrothersFirst National Unless we get an answer from the producers LessIng said we will call a nationwide boycott of motion picture ttie We will concentrate that boycott in the industrial Furniture Factory Workers Walk Out GRAND RAPIDS Approximately 700 employes of two furniture factories walked out of the plants Monday demanding a 40 hour week wage increases and recognition of their I O union The strike constituted the first major labor trouble in this furni ture capital of the country in 26 years southeast and extreme eastern por tions are anticipated for Tuesday the weatherman said The official high of the last 24 hours 70 above was registered at Albia while the official low early j Monday 33 above recorded at Decorah Body of Man Killed by Train Identified DAVENPORT body of a man killed by a freight train here Sunday was identified Mon day as that of James ODonell 29 of Chicago and a former resi dent of Muscatine and Columbus Junction The identification was made by his divorced wife Mrs Lela Mc Donell of Muscatine Richard Dix Arrested on Offer to Fight Policemen HOLLYWOOD UP Police said Richard Dix eteran movie star was arrested on a charge of d r u n k e nness early Monday after offeimg to fight two po licemen Officers Wil liam Crowder and C T Kemp reported that the actor was sitting in his parked auto mobile in an al legedly intoxi atec condition Dix jumped out tore off his CMX coat and offered to fight they said He was persuaded to yield without a battle and was taken to the Hollywood substation and placed in a cell Dix later put up bail and was released Patrolmen Crowder and Kemp said theactortold them he had attended the strike vote meeting of the screen actors guild at the Hollywood Legion stadium Suh day night Afterward they said lie explained he started for the home of Actor Fredric March butwent to sleep before he got there He was instructed to appear Monday night at night court Dixrgave his age as 43 said he was born in Minnesota and had j been in Hollywood 20 years j I had a few officers quoted him as saying but not enough to be At 5 A IN N Y AGAIN BY THURSDAY S AVIATORSGOAL Ban on Unnecessary Hops Across Oceans Being Considered CROYDON AIRDROME The American coronation flyers Dick Merrill and Jack Larnbie landed at Croydon at p m a m CST plete the eastward leg of an am bitious transoceanic flight that may put them back in New York by Thursday They had landed first at North Weald airdrome 15 miles outside London to repair damaged radio apparatus and then sped on to land here 21 hours 2 minutes after the takeoff from Lloyd Ben nett field in New York Sunday A large crowd greeted them upon their arrival To Pick Up Pictures The pair planned to pick up pictures of coronation day and fly bade to New York after the ceremonies Wednesday Neither showed the slightest sign of fatigue Merrill popped out of the plane first and was rushed by a woman admirer who planted three re sounding lasses He took spme minutesto remove the lipstick and remarked it was a pretty tough We flew he asserted the entire Both flyers said they felt fine and expected to land back in New York Thursday Ireland Sighted First The first land they saw Mer rill said was the southwest cor ner of Ireland An air ministry official greeted the flyers and gave them an unsual grant per mission to fly anywhere they de sireTXvhile in The girl who kissed Merrill was Dorothy Daye American corres pondent here for the Philadelphia Enquirer Peggy Reed of New York was with her and kissed Lambie The latter commented that they flew through rain most of the way thought they were short of fuel when they set down at North Weald but found that ac tually the supply was plentiful OPPOSED TO LINDBERGH ANNIVERSARY FLIGHT Copyright 1637 By tlniicd ress UP As sistant Secretary of Commerce J Monroe Johnson announced Mon day he is considering banning U n n e c e s s a r y transoceanic flights such as the hop to London by Dick Merrill and the project globe girdling flight of Amelia Earhart Simultaneously Johnson told the United Press he is definitely opposed to the projected Lind bergh anniversary New Yorkto Paris flight sponsored by the French government We are just about to start con servative scheduled commercial flights across the he ex plained and any accidents that might befall the racers would only serve to impede the development of this The day of stunt flights is over as far as the commerce de partment is concerned Johnson declared They served a useful purpose in their he said we know what they can do What we need now is accomplishments and without any unnecessary New Kind of CLEVELAND UP Police Monday found a new species of firebug They held a man 51 whom they accused of setting fires in three automobiles The Weather FORECAST IOWA Generally fair In cen tra and east unsettled in ex treme west possibly showers in extreme northwest Monday iiigJtit somewhat warmer in west and north portions Monday nifrht Tuesday increasinp cloudi ness showers in west and north central portions somewhat warmer Sn southeast and ex treme east MINNESOTA Increasinj cloudiness showers in west tion late Monday niytit or Tues day and in east Tuesday some what warmer Monday IN MASON CITY GlobeGa2ette weather J figures for 24 hour period ending B m Monday Maximum Sunday MlBimwm in Mrht 8 AM Monday Figures for similar periodend ing at 3 a m Sunday Maadmwn Saturday ;