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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLIII 5TVE CENTS COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS AND DMTED PRESS FUli LEASED WIRES MASON CITY IOWA FKIDAY MAY Snell Keeps on Fighting Has Qualities That Even His Opponents Admire By CHARLES F STEWART ASHING TON CPA Rep r e s e n t a t v e Bertrand H Snell of Pots dam N who tried his lungs recently as a radio broad caster in the G O behalf is about the most formid able of the old line republicans available today for that kind of service Former Pres ident Hoover of course fig tires only in the list of foraei white house tenants Alfred M Landon cannot claim even that distinction Chairman John D M Hamilton of the G O P national commit tee went ois the air a week or two ahead of Snell and the repub lican reaction was that one more performance of that sort would finish their party if it isnt fin ishedalready Hamilton distinctly is looked on askance by republi capitol hill anyway They grumble that they lost too utterly under his management to make him a good spokesman They did not like what he said either Briefly their confidential chat strongly indicates that they consider Hamilton a heavy Liabil ity not an asset SnelJ Good FJjhtcr Snell however has qualities that even his opponents admire in him He was one of republicanisms wheel horses when republicanism was dominant in the house of rep resentatives His opponents did not admire him so then They denounced him insuffer ably overbearing Hard boiled Bert was the name he went by But Bert as minority leader in the lower congressional cham ber continues tobe a good fight ter It generally is agreed that un der our form of government the majority party needs to have a telling opposition to criticise and point to its if anv Well Bert does effec tively as the most fastidious could desire He is as hardboiled a critic as he was a defender Individuals in Senate In the upper house of congress Senator Charles L McNary of Oregon as republican leader is to smacked down that virtually there isnt any That is to say there is no co ordinated opposition THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTIOM ONE NO 187 MURDER Steel Workers Settle Strike GO BACK TO THEIR JOBS BY AGREEMENT Jones Laughlin Employes Will Hold Election Next Week PITTSBURGH of the strike of Jones Laughlin Steel corporation work ers was announced Friday by Chairman Phil Murray of the Steel Workers Organizing Com mittee Murray said a temporary agree ment had been reached under which operations would be re sumed at the companys plants almost immediately Emerging from a conference with Chairman H E Lewis of the corporation Murray said picket ines at the companys plants in Pittsburgh and AKquippa would be withdrawn and operations resumed during the day Supervised by Board Terms of the tentative agree ment will govern relations be tween the union and the company until next week when member ol Boy Awaits Instructions From His Dogs Kidnapers ST PAUL year old Edmar Fink manfully choked back his tears Friday as he awaited ransom instructions from the kidnapers of Tippy his pedi greed Boston bull terrier modest income would per mit Thursday night Tippys revealed An anonymous telephone call was received at Your dog isnt a mans voice said I have him arid T 1 vuiuc ZdlU 1 Uctve mill etna Mil folding himfor ransom Itll cost been his pal for a year and a you toget him smce the dog was a monthold pup Several days ago Tippy disap peared Edmar was heartbroken But his parents Mr and Mrs N N Fink were reassuring Surely an advertisement in the papers would result in the dogs return The family offered a Friday Edmar added up his assets A ball glove a swell collection of mar bles a bike he said Id give em all to get Tippy back But a hun dred dollars is a lot of money My folks just cant it I the kidnaper will again and make the terms a little SITUATION HELD THREATENING Baldwin Explains Britains Rearming at Imperial Conference LONDON Minister Stanley Baldwin warned the opening session of Britains im penal conference Friday the the union committee said an elecI international situation is difficult tion of employes wouM be held under supervision of the national labor relations board Murray announced settlement of the strike at conclusion of a i conference with Chairman Lewis pire questions lasting one hour and six communication foreign I SLUG INSERT SEC RIB P ltTIA trade and migration The agreement Murray stated made these five 1Immediate ending strike 2 Return the to work of all em ployes on the companys payroll May 12 the day the strike started without discrimination To Determine Agency 3 A consent election under su pervision of the national labor re FARM PROGRAM THIS TERM AIM ONeal of Farm Bureau and Other Leaders Gather in Washington WASHINGTON or ganization leaders apparently backed by President Secretary Wallace served notice Friday they would try to enact a permanent federal program at this session of congress Edward A ONeal president of the American Farm Bureau feder ation and a score of national and state farm leaders were to details Tarmers want a permarent Jhe responsibility rests uoon long time farm plan that will ir us to see that our corporate part of the benefits of Old AAAprpgram vice to ourselves but Pfce evernormal ONeaJ helpin some measure toward soi said Cheered by Statement The farm representatives were and even threatening He was elected by the states mendelegates to preside over their deliberations to evolve a co ordinated stand on such vital em as defense and p o 1 i cy lution of those international probi lems which are perplexing the i Sees Ruinous Referring to the ruinous race for rearmament Baldwin said Senators Borah Korris Nye j Capper Jofrnsdn of j lations board not later than May j With so many ofthe most pow erful nations of the world expand ing their armed forces we in this country decided it was our duty to put our defenses in order at a cost and magnitude which you 20 to determine who should be the exclusive collective bargaining agency for the workers 4 Agreement by the corpora j tion to cooperate with the labor J in preparing for the elec Stehver and Vandenberg as well as seme of lesser rating are re publicans and opposed to major itypolicies but they are individ ual opponents not a group For that matter dem ocratic senators who oppose most of the administrations plans but naturally they are not under the opposition banner Snell Has Briefly McNary has not solidi fied a following Snell has done so It is small He has rierely 89 that he can count on among 435 representatives but so far as they go he can depend on them McNary has 16 nominally re publican senators out of 96 Of this IS including himself he can count on a skimpy 10 Hardboiled Bert is reactionj ary all right If you are a liberal you may not indorse his phy But he has leaderly attributes a first class last ditch fighter Not Last Ditcher McNary is weak kneed as a last ditcher In fact he verges on be ing liberal He isnt conservative enough to make the conservatives stand fast not liberal enough to appeal to the liberals You know where Snell is any way Hamilton seems to be purely a chance leader 5 Pending results of the elec tion agreement by the company to observe the terms of a collective bargaining contract made by the union with CarnegieIllinois Steel corporation last March Returns to Conference After announcing the tentative has a agreement Murray returned to the conference room with Lewis They were joined fay Governor Know Britain five year defense program under We deplore the the head of the government said but we have no He pictured Britains vast re armament program as making it possible for her to guard the se curity of the empire Notes TO S Pact T i Prime Minister Mackenzie King George H Earle 7 edera Labor of Canada spoke after Baldwin Conciliator James F Dewey and first of the dominion chieftains cheered by Mr Roosevelts state j OCEAN FLYERS LAND SHORT OF If YORK GOAL Haftat Quincy foi Hasty Meal and Then Continue Trip BULLETIN FLOYD BENNETT FIELD NEW YORK Mer rill and Jack Lambie landed their twin motored mono plane here at p Friday to complete their round trip transAtlantic flight Hurtlingthrough the white darkness of a drizzling tog the flyers arrived here 24 hows and 22 minutes after leaving Southport England QUINCY Tindall Merrill and Co Pilot Jack Lambie flying from London to New York halted at Squantum airbase for 25 minutes Friday and then took offfor Floyd Bennett port N Y They stopped here because of theheavy weather and to check their fuel supply but continued their flight after a hasty meal of coffee and cakes Merrill landed p m C S T after being in the air 22 hours and 27 minutes and took cIf again at p m C S T Duringthe brief stopover both Merrilland Lambie verb treated for severe headaches Seated in fffice JLaeut J jShPi m Squantum airbase was seated in his office Friday afternoon lis tening to a radio report indicating that Merrill was near Newark N Make Round Trip Ocean Hop jectives including efforts to stab ilize farm prices The president told reporters the government wanted to prevent wide fluctuations in prices of all Mayor Cornelius D Scully tails changed ONeal said the legislativedraft considered by Farm Bureau heads was broader than the Wallace granary program The latter he said would tend to set a price top or ceiling for farm products at the loan value on stored wheat cotton corn and other major prod acts Use Storage Plan The storage plan ONeal con ended also should set a price bottom to assure farmers a fair j He referred to the United StatesI exchange or parity price peace agreement meant Canadian trade treaty as a model for future international trade agreements In he said we have endeavored to open channels of trade Negotiations with the Uni ted States and more recently with PRESIDENT BACK IN WASHINGTON Confers With Leaders of Congress and Attends Cabinet Meet WASHINGTON President Roosevelt refreshed by a fishing cruise in the southwest returned to Washington Friday to give new life to the drive for his major economic objectives The chief executive whose re turn trip from Texas proved a sentimentsounding tour of the midsection of the country was met at the station by Mrs Roose velt Vice President Garner and virtually the entire cabinet On his days calendar were a cabinet meeting to be followed by a conference with congressional leaders These were expected to give him the latest picture ofre that thousand of pickets would have to be demobilized in the first major steel strike in 18 years A brief delay was involved be cause of the unions strike instruc tions ordering the men resume work only on notification by com mittees their union leaders Called Wednesday Niffhl The strike was called las Wednesday night when a tw hour conference between Murraj and Lewis failed to effect agree ment on the unions demands io a signed collective bargaininj contract Agreement of the union to per mit maintenance crews to pass through picket lines and keep fires burning in the steel furnaces will make possible early resump tion of production With the firing up of blast fur naces and the turning of the gian1 rolls the daily payroll of 000 will move once more into the pockets of workers for their products Representatives of the National Grange Fanners Union National Council for and wheat growers have been in vited here Saturday by ONeal to discuss the suggested legislation The Weather FORECAST sistancc to programs his court and relief TOWA Generally fair in cen tral and cast mostly cloudy in extreme west not so cool in northcentral and extreme west portions Friday nigrbt Saturday becoming unsettled and warm er showers in west and north central portions by afternoon or nifht MINNESOTA Cloudy showers beginning Friday night or Saturday not so cool Friday night wanner in east and south portions Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 49 Minimum in Nijht 29 At 8 A M Friday 39 the United Kingdom have led to Tne agriculture department Fri day was promised substantial reduction of our tariff Mackenzie King expressed re gret that the Irish Free State alone of empire units was not repre sented at the conference Eamon De Valera president of the executive council of the Free State had said that in view of the long IrishBritish trade war no useful purpose would be served in Pacific NonAggression Prime Minister J A Lyons of Australia advocated a Pacific ocean nonaggression pact The Australian he said had noted a tendency by states to endeavor to enter into agreements in the form of region al pacts in respect to regions where their interests are directly con cerned Australia would greatly veJwme a regional understanding and pact of nonaggression by countries of the Pacific conceived n tVe spirit oi the principles of the from every in taxes spend in Mercury Vapor Street Lights Bring Protest From Women The Mason City area had a light frost early Friday the first since April 11 ASHINGTON England UP women filed a trong protest Friday against the new mercury vapor street light ing system installed by municipal authorities because it spoils the effect of their makeup The women claimed that at a distance of 300 feet the mercury lights give them blue lips and makethem Jappear sunburned while at 200 feet they appear pale and directly under the lights became ghostlike 1938 on activities ranging from the study of the food habits of birds to supervision of the planting of about 80 per cent of the nations crop land for Benefits The department wilt have prob ably to jay out in benefits to farmers participating in i the soil conservation program while only will go to the Bureau of Biological Survey for studying the food habits of birds and animals Both items incidentally were reduced by the senate ia the con gressional economy urive The soi program total came down from thehouse bill and was cut from the Biologica Survey Bureau total as passed by the senate Thursday and sent to conference and landed Shea went out A tall slender aviator clambered from the plane Where am I he asked Even then Shea did not realize after he spotted the words Daily Express on the plane that recognized the man as Merrill In Hurry to Continue Shea told Merrill and Lambie who aJsb emerged from the plane that this was Squantum airbase I thought 1 was around New ark How far is this from New ark Merrill asked Shea told him it was nearly 200 miles Merrill agreed to have a little refreshment but said he was eager to continue to New York to deliver the coronation pictures that comprised his cargo Jacjc Lambie and Dick MemU and their plane LOOK INSIDE in Cash Stolen From Denver Widow Is Recovered WASHINGTON J Edgar Hoover said Friday federal agents had recovered in cash stolen from Mrs Martha Blous wealthy Denver widow ast month nephew of Mrs Blous Joseph T Watson 26 year old ormer medical student Hoover said is under Hoover director of the federal ureau ot investigation asserted hat Watson Denver about the missed in and n rbonds He wasarrested aboard in ocean liner as it approached Los Angeles on May LEW E WALLACE Interviews Applicants for Iowa Road Patrol PAGE2 Dumont Boy Succumbs After Shooting Mishap Iowa Fishing Season to Begin in Earnest PAGE 9 T VA Freed by Court of ction COVINGTON ff The sixth U S circuit court of appeals setaside Friday a temporaryin junction granted by Federal Judge John Gore of the eastern Tennes see district restricting the expan sion program of the Tennessee Valley Authority While agreeing unanimously that the injunction shouldbeset aside Judges Florence Allen and Charles Moorman disagreed with portions of the opinion as written by Judge Charles G Simons Judge Gore on Dec 14 enjoined TVA from building new trans mission lines and substations not already under way or serving new customersexcept in restrict ed rural areas He signed the order on behalf of 19 private utility companies serving portions of Al abama Virginia West Virginia North Carolina Kentucky Mis sissippi and Georgia DEFINITELY FIX WALLYS RANK British Put Duke Edwards Position Behind Three Younger Brothers LONDON future ranking of Wallis Warfield as duchess of Windsor apparently ias been definitely formed persons disclosed Thurs day by changing the dukes order ofthe garterbanner to a position jehind that of his three younger jrothers That it was stated with seem ing authority would make the future duchess of Windsor eighth lady of the realm British society and persons to whom the distinction between the duchess of and her royal highness the duchess Grant School Found Unsafe for Occupancy PAGE 11 ORCHESTRA GETS READY TO PLAY Mason City Musicians Have to Carry BaggagexDue to Truck Strike orches tra from Mason Iowa high school Friday had established a routine of rehearsals and was making final preparations for apj pearance before the critical judges at 2 oclock Saturday afternoon in the national orchestra contest Arriving Thursday night after a strenuous day on the train the students learned that the truck drivers in Columbus were j 1917 on a strike This that the j InrtHat year the almost official Mason City delegation had to reference shows it was ordainec of Windsor are vital matters cited the highly authoritative as conclusive proof that former King Edward VIII could not win They referred also to the status of Queen Elizabeth herself at the j such impaired and unsouncTcondio time she married the then duke of tionofmmd that deprived him of lork and contended that only sn a knowledge of the right and act of the king could confer a royal title on Mrs Warfield Saised to Royal Kank INSANE AT TIME HE KILLED WIFE DECLARES JURY 30 Year Old Grocer to Be Committed to State Hospital Obed Burton Obia Govig was acquitted of afirst degree murder indictment at Friday morning when a jury after delib erating only 1C minutes returned a verdict declaring slim 30 grocer insane at the time be shot his wife Hazel Beri ner Govig in their Clear Lake home last Govig who was retained in cus tody by Sheriff Tim will be committed to a state hospital for the insane in a few days Judge M F Edwards who pre sided at the trial stated The judge gave the jury lengthy instructions emphasizing the rules of evidence on insanity The jury selected James A King as fore man and his name was signed to the verdict finding Govig not guilty for the reason that he was of unsound mind at the time of the shooting of his wife Joined With Defense County Attorney M L Mason ioined with Defense Counsel W L Bliss in asking the juryto find ihs defendant not guilty The de fenses long list of witnesses made up of persons of unquestioned character established beyond doubtthe condition of the defen dant as one of deranged mental ity the county attorney said in his brief statement to thejury If is my duty to protect the innocent as well as prosecute the saidMr If he was in an insane condition at the time the act was committed I would be the last to want Turn punished foi Mr Bliss commended the ac tion of the county attorney AH jurors including those who servedin tae Govig trial were ex cused until 9 oclock Wednesday morning instead of Monday afternoon as was first announced A new assignment of cases for the remainder of the term was made by Judge Edwards Friday after noon Gives Instructions Regarding the rules of evidence n the case concerning insanity Judge Edwards said in part in his instructions The court instructs thejury hat in this case if you believe rbm the evidence beyond a rear sonable that the defendant did in factshoot the said Hazel Govig with a causing her death as charged in the you further a of t evidence that at thevery time ne committed such act the de endants mind was in an im iaired state to such degree that for the time being overwhelmed the reason eon cience and judgment of the de endant and that the defendant n sn killing the said Hazel Govig cted from an uncontrollable and rresistible impulse produced by Queen Elizabeth who was th commoner born Lady Elizabeth BowesLyon was raised to roya rank by King George V her fath erinlaw by a special announce ment after her marriage in 1923 Fridays sources maintained there was no indication that King George VI was contemplating such a step especially in view o strong governmental opposition the august red and goldtome of baronet age knightage and companion points out that systems of precedence for ladies of the no bility have been altered since transport itsown baggage at lighter pieces needed at once to the Neil house headquar the MohawJis MasonCitys soloists and small groups will compete Saturday This made possible 100 percent attendance at rehearsals Friday As thestudents became acclimated to their new surroundings they went into the practices with a Will and were quickly into top form undeithe direction of Carleton L Stewart and his corps of assistants and tuners Re pair men made final checks of the instruments Stiff competition was indicated by the entry list in class A com for largest schools which Mason City is entered Music celebrities of national prom inence will pass on the qualities of the various orchestras repre sentative of territory in the United States that henceforth the style of her royal highness should be con fined to issue of the sovereign and to daughters of the sovereigns Permission of George The styles of highness1 and serene the handbook states thus ould be allowed to lapse gradually However thepresent Queen Elizabeth became H R by royal edict after she became the duchessof York and Lady Alice Christabel MontaguDouglasScott received thesanw title by per missionof Georgewhen she was married to theduke os Glouces ter DeBretts says in somewhat cryptic addition that wives usu ally take the same rank as their but no authority could be found to bear on the specific case of Mrs Warfield once she marries the duke wrong as to the killing you will find him not guilty Not Easy to Evidence has been introduced that the defendant was insane and of unsoundmind at the time in that the particu lar kind or classification of his insanity or mental unsoundness seas impulsive insanity a suici dal and homicidal mania and reasoning uncontrollable an d irresistible urge to fcill his wife or children or all of them Such a mania is a foria of It is aL weakening of the will power and a lessening of the mental and moral power of control and resistance to such an extent as to leave the afflicted one powerless to control his im pulse to destroy It is not easy to explain or to understand the nature char acter and degree of insanity which exonerates a person from responsibility focrime It is the contention of the defendant that because of this mania or form of insanity that he was on the twen tysixth day of February 1937 in capable of entertaining a criminal intent or of committing charged This defense must be es tablishedby a preponderance of the evidence to do this it is not accessary for the defendant to prove that he was insane upon all subjects or that he didnotknow right from wrong an general On Mental Disease Nor if the act charged was committed bythe defendant but was or dujssswhich dethroned the of the de endant in respect to that act idiich destroyed his power to radonally comprehend the nature nd consequence of his act and ;