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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL XLTn FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIAJED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIRES MASON GITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY THIS PAPER CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 191 Worried by Spy Charge State Department Upset by Nyes Allegations SENATE PASSES SOIL MEASURE By CHARLES P STEWART TON CPA Sen ator Gerald P Nyes demand for an investi gation of his charge S p a i ns rebel faction has been spying on this side of the Atlantic upon shipments to the Spanish loyalists e 1 e m e n t causes c o n s i derublc perturbation in state d e p art mental 0 u a r ters So far as the Spaniards them selves are concerned the matter is not of much importance The supposed affiliation of their rebel organization with the fas cist Italian and nazi German gov ernments is what makes the situ ation possibly threatening It would be awkward to hav it dis closed that Italian and in fluences are at all potent in the new world Aim of Spies To be sure arms munitions and other necessi ties from the United States to either of the belligerent sides in HEARS CHARGES OF RACKET IN FARM BENEFITS Borah Urges Probe Bill Extends Payments Plan Until 1942 WASHINGTON sen ate passed and returned to the house Wednesday a bill to extend until 1942 power of the secretary of agriculture to make soil conser vation payments direct to produc ers The measure was approved without a record vote after the senate had rejected an amend ment by minority Leader McNary to limit the extension to two years The four year extension bill passed the house with little de bate The house agriculture com mittee said it was designed to carry out the original purpose of administering the soil conserva tion act through grants to states Racket Charges Aired The measure was returned to the house for concurrence in mi Wally to BecomeHer Royal Highness9 Tornado Debris in Which 2 Were Injured Spain are banned but they can go from other American republics especially Mexico And are nor senate a whoTr S an hour vote rnent of such a regime as Musso lini and Hitler might reasonably be believed to favor in the Iber ian realm and undoubtedly are doing their best to help to get into the saddle there Now according to Senator Nye representatives of Tlt Spanish rebels are maneuvering to shut off such a source of supplies to the loyalists Blockade is Advocated In effect if Senator Nye is cor rect the strategists of the Span ish rebels advocate a blockade of the Mexican east to keep anything from getting in but to prevent supplies from getting out bound for the Spanish loyal ists In particular it appears from Nyes information tViat they urge control of the Strait of the eastern end of the Gulf of narrow neck ol Senator Vandenberg read a letter he said was from G W Anderson Sikeston in which the writer asserted he was pnid SI5 shortly before last No vembers election to sign an agreement to reduce his cotton acreage for the season already passed Vandenberg reiterated charges he made last week in the senate there were rackets and racket eers in the soil conservation act5s administration The Michigan senator said he did not claim for a moment the incident was tipical but con tended there should be seme methods to police expenditure of more than annual ly for soil Borah Urges Probe Senator Borah RIdaho ques tioned whether higher officials had knowledge of such practices and urged an investigation An American farm bureau fed eration leader advocated Wednes day a system of parity payment crop insurance to keep many farmers off relief I Appearing before the house ag I riculture committee in behalf of a I proposed agricultural adjustment act of Dr O O Wolf pres ident of the Kansas Farm Bureau federation said the measure would guarantee cooperating ness iu ivv farmers parity payments on their aid afforded to the rekeJS in Dase figures regardless Mpxican waters of whether they raised a crop Mexican doc This crop insurance the Kansan said would keep at Mexico It is water control c which by two or The springs on the tree and the mattress ground shown in the above photo taken at are all that remains of a cabin in which Martin Miller and Gilbert Jensen were sleeping on the morning of May 18 These two men were carried through the air by a tornado for nearly 300 feet and deposited in a field where their cries were heard by the neighbors who went to them and found them both seriously injured At the side is the rectory of the Rev cJohn Kelly Graettinger priest A tree has been hurled through the side of thehouse OTHER PICTURES ON PAGE Repairing Damage Done by havent the two destroy ers to turn trick Monroe Doctrine Threat But the Spanish bilious havcltaUaiTand Ger the Monroe doc It would trine full of holes in a It is noi i IM to be asserted that Italy many farmers off relief rolls and Germany contemplate such a plan but it is whaTsenator Nye binDtomSetht situation in j the Sd States is ieaifully ram bled Diplomats S The Spanish radical government quit his post as did several of his subordinates eleToy Fernando Rios a radical properly los P os the radical Spanish ar would HX to be the ambassador of the Spanish rebels fn Washington but Washington does not recognize the rebels as a government at all It continues to recognize de los Rios groupthe loyalists Cardenas Stays On Nevertheless Cardenas lingers herenot in Washington but in New York So do the other pro rebels who quit their jobs with him They have no official status but their diplomatic passports still hold good If they tre mere visi tors it is all right K on the other hand they are secretly boosting the ause of the Spanish rebels trying to get the Mexican coast blockaded and possibly in touch with Mussolini and Hitler they are not overly welcome guests In fact in Senator Nyes opin ion it amounts to espionage And if Italy and Germany as well as the Spanish rebels can be linked up with it 1he thing really becomes internationally embarras sing No wonder it worries the state department would go a long ways toward do ing away with seed Would Get Payments He explained that a wheat farmer with a normal production base of bushels annually would receive parity payments on that number of bushels even if he had a complete or partial crop failure The measure also embodies Sec retary Wallaces plan for an evernormal granary as well a a market quota system designed to curtail production when excess supplies pile up Wolf told the committee that President Roosevelt had advo cated the general idea of crop in surance in sn early message to congress At the executive mansion the president however was not im mediately intent upon the farm question but on important person nel chrnges here Promotions Submitted He sent to the senate the nom inations of Surnner Welles of Maryland to be undersecretary of state and R Walton Moore of Vir ginia to be state department coun sellor Both men sre now serving as assistant secretaries of state Their productions had been expected The senate foreign relations group postponed indefinitely ac tion on a resolution to ask Am bassador William E Dodd to name the American billionaire Dodd said was ready to back an Amer ican Hearing i Cries of Victim Hurt in Tornado j G r a e t tinger residents and farmers near there began repairing damages early Tuesday by a tor nado which cut swaths through the east edge of the then leveled farms southeast arid southwest of there two victims of the twister remained in a in the Palo Alto hospital here Gilbert 32 proprietor of an oil station aiid refresh ment stand 17 ill east Graettinger received en back arid when a tourist cabin in which he slept was hurled high mto the air and shattered to kindlingwood by the 4 minute Jensen Girl on Trial for Slaying Mother Portrayed as Cool on Arrest JERSEY CITY N Seventeen year old Gladys Mac Knight was portrayed in court Wednesday as a cuu young wornj the road In the same cabin an who asked whcres the old i Martin 23 year old tile man after her arrest on a charge factory employe was plunged of hacking her mother to death into the same field receiving in with a hatchtt j ternal injuries Miller remained The girl on trial for her life and most with Donald Wightman 18 her of Jensen though conr thrown SO feet into a field across former sweetheart for the slay ing of Mrs Helen MacKnight 47 Bayonne club woman also want lights left in town and we groped around to find our clothes and other One of the hardest hit farms was that of P A Lundgren south east of Graettinger Equipped with fine new buildings the barns sheds and cribs were de molished Young pigs and calves housed in the sheds stood where their shelters had been and fence posts Hay and debris were scat tered over the entire farm A farmowned by Carl Spies and occupied by Mervin Sandvig lost all its out buildings which were leveled southwest of Graettinger on highway 17 Four horses standing in separate stalls since Monday were still standing there Tuesday afternoon but the roof of the large barn and the walls were missing PROPERTY WILL NOT BE POOLED AFTER WEDDING Marriage Contract of Duke and BridetoBe Filed With Mayor L Rogers spokesman for the duke of Windsor and Wallis Warfield declared Wednesday night that Mrs Warfield would become her royal highness upon her June 3 wedding She will be H R H by noon on June said Rogers He intimated the British gov ernment had acceded to the dukes demands that his future I duchess have the title Some persons believed there had been a compromise that the H R represented the only conj cession the government was will ing to make Edward had asked also that members of the royal family come to the ceremony But they will stay away 3 Weeks Honeymoon At the same time Rogers dis closed the duke intended to take his bride on a secret three weeks honeymoon instead of going di rectly to the haunted Wasser leonburg castle in He hopes to drop completely from the eyes of the said his American spokesman Other sources said this secret honey moon might take the couple to a chateau in northern France where Edward could receive his family introduce ness Not to Pool Goods Edward and his bride will main tain separate financial resources after their marriage and not goods and assets as is customary under French law it was revealed The marriage contract signed by the duke and Mrs Warfield now in possession of Dr Charles Mercier mayor of Monts pro vides for a separation of goods not in accordance with the usual French community law The law provides that the wifes posses sions pass to her husband imme diately after marriage To Perform Ceremony Warfield have to promise to obey the duke it was understood and he will not have to promise to support her An official announcement said that Mayor Mercier would per form the ceremony in the chateau at noon on June 3 All arrangements have been completed and the invitations were sent out Tuesday by mail LOOK INSIDE FOR PHILLIP F LA FOLLETTE Envisions Creation of Party PAGE 2 Government Costs in 75 Cities m Survey PAGE 10 Hogs Touch Top on Chicago Market PAGE16 5 Mohawk Ball Players 30Q Marie PAGE 11 POWER STRIKE CLOSES PLANTS IN FOUR CITIES Union Men Refuse to Work South Bend Plant of Studebaker Firm BULLETIN DETROIT Inter national headquarters of the United Automobile Workers of America Wednesday ordered strikingemployes of the Cons u m e r s Power company hack to work BAY CITY A strike of Consumers Power com pany employes paralyzed indus tries employing persons in Flint Saginaw Bay City and Owosso Wednesday afternoon Despite last minute peace ef forts which included a request by Murphy for aconfer ence in his office at Lansing United Automobile Workers of America carried out its threat to suspend industrial power service Switches were pulled first at the substation in Bay City exactly at noon An hour later curtail ment of power started at Sag inaw Then the suspension spread to Owosso Flints largest factories the Buick Motor the Chevrolet Motor and the A C Spark Plug employing an aggre gate of were deprived of power at 2 p m It was expected the Fisher Body plants soon would be forced to close Pressesof the Bay City Times stopped at noon in the middle of a run MOST DEPARTMENTS OF AUTO scious was in great pain and be wildered by the swift turn of events that destroyed his busi ed to see the a and crippled ness said permanently Gladys in the same navy blue outfit she has worn since her trial began stared at Emily C Hass Protesta Pigeons Dancinp LOS ANGELES E Griffen asked the police com mission Wednesday for relief from pigeons that had been staging dances on his rooi until he was sure he was in of nervous collapse Parts of Eastern Iowa Get Showers DES MOINES fell in parts of eastern Iowa Wed nesday and the weather bureau forecast additional rainfall for the entire state Wednesday night and Thursday Davenport reported 46 of an inch of rain early Wednesday Clarinda was the warmest spot in Jowa Tuesday with 78 de grees Cedar Rapids and Decorah reported 39 degrees coolest read in2 for the state during the night miller Bayonne policewoman as she gave her testimony 3 Year7 Old Cleared of Suspicion That He Killed Baby Sister NEW YORK medical examiners autopsy Wednesday cleared 3 year old Noel Galvin of suspicion that he might have been the cause of the death of his three months old sister Doris when he struck her with a toy airplane and toy truck while they were playing Ths child died of a large thymus gland an ailment often fatal to reported Dr George W Rugcr official medical examiner Earlier Assistant District Attor ney Anthony Di Giovanni had re ported that the baby was un doubtedly killed by her J Henry Rorabeck Connecticut Leader Kills Self HARWINTON Henry Roraback 67 national re publican committeeman and over seer of a powerful state machine for more than 25 years committed suicide Wednesday at Medical Examiner Hanchett said he shot himself in the head with a revolver as he stood beside his automobile in the yard Heard Cries for Help Mrs M O Grodlund whose bungalow is located withina few feet of thetourist cabins and oil station gave a vivid account of the I was awakened about Tuesday morning by a heavy hail she related Suddenly a wind rbse and I called husband to the windows When he attempted to shut them a strong suction shook the sills and prevented him from lowering them Just then we heard a loud crash and believing a large tree had fallen in our front yard we ran to the door to see As we looked out we heard a man screaming for and others wandering about too dazed from sleep to realize what had happened Someone an swered the mans pleas for help saying Where are you and the was Im over in this Several men ran across the road and found him lying there in agony He was in his underwear chilled by hail rain and he kept telling them that young Miller was some where a search the Martin Miller in a delirious state and they carried him to a nearbyhome Held in Bed It took five personsto hold him inbed he kept asking what had happenedto him thenhelapsed into unconsciousness We went back our house aftsr seeing that tourist were blown down and the station Severalcars tourist park with young magazine salesmen sleepingin were by the There were no SEEKING TRADE PACT WITH U S Britain Offers Market to Farmers for Lowering of Tariff Rates NEW YORK Ronald Lindsay British ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that Great Britain is willing to assure the American farmer of favorable treatment in British markets in return for a reduction in the Unit ed States tariff on goods from the i United Kingdom I The ambassador said he was I speaking not as a diplomat but NAZIS INCENSED BYMilNDELEIN Press Demands That Pope Repudiate Archbishop of Chicago BERLIN nazi press j shortly a7ter birth j Discussed ilectinp nf final r parti on Quadruplets Born to Woman in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE ruplets were born Wednesday to Mr and Mrs William Mullins at their home near Porter 20 miles northwest of here One a girl died as the commercial representative of a country which does thelarg est trade with the United in ther words as your best cus Sir Ronald also said he departments of the Studeblafcer corporation automobile manufac turers were closed Wednesday when several thousand union workers refused to work Presence of nonunion employes was re ported the cause Officialsof Studebaker local No United Automobile Workers of America and company officers conferred Wednesday afternoon It was reported the union sought a closed Eight departments including the foundry were work but most of the employes were idle A factory bulletin board notice said that due to the large number of employes who have stopped work all departments will remain closed until further notice except those departments now The notice also stated the call to work would be made by mail and that should the strike continue through the next pay day all checks would be mailed No pick ets have been posted at the plant Russell J Merrill president of the union was reported in confer ence with Walter S Gundeck per sonnel director for the company and other earnINTERFERENCE IN STEEL estly hoped a reciprocal trade I FIRM ELECTION CHARGED agreement now in the course of negotiation would be concluded between the United Great Britain States and reflecting irate official reaction to Cardinal Mundeleins Chicago speechcriticizing the nazi immor ality campaign against the Cath olic church Wednesday demanded that toe Vatican publicly repudi ate the archbishop of Chicago The demand against Cardinal Mundelein was made in the news paper Nachtausgabe It seconded an attack on the archbishop in the Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels Der Angriff The cardinal in an archdiocesan speech Tuesday attacked German nazi opposition to the Catholic church as called Goebbel5 referredto Adolf Hitler as an Austrian pa and said nazi propa ganda concerning alleged immor ality in Catholic institutions was infinitely worse than the World war atrocity stories of which Ger mans complained Does the Holy See permit its Chicago bishop sic to vilify Germany without retraction asked Der Angriff That is our most pressing The editorial went on to call upon Catholic bishops in Germany to reply to Cardinal Mundeleins charge that the current German trials of priests andlay brothers on immorality charges are atro city boys and a girl were brought to a hospital here and placed in an in 1 cnhafrvr ambassador Espil said cubator PITTSBURGH Philip Murray ofthe Steel Work ers Organizing Committee charged Wednesday Republic Steel corpor ation had sent its private police heads into nearby Aliquippa to At the same time the Argentine interfere with the gaining election of Jones Laughlin Steel corporation work Deadline for Payment DBS ff for payment by employers of the state compensation taxhasbeen extended to June 1 the state unemployment insurauce commission prev ious deadline vwasMay WOMAN ON WAY TO FUNERAL IS FINED FOR DRUNK DRIVING and Mrs R C Helm of Duluth appeared here in justice court before Jus tice Donald P Chehock Mr Helm was fined and costs on a charge of intoxication Helm was fined S3 00 and costs on a charge of driving while intoxi cated They were arrested west of Osage when they enroute to Omaha to attend her mothers funeral i that Argentinas exchange restric tions affecting United States ex ports to the South American coun try may if a sim ilar reciprocal trade pact between the two nationsis signed Both Sir Ronald and Ambas sador Espil were speakers at the world trade luncheon in observ ance of national foreign trade The Weather FORECAST Showers Wednesday night and Thursday somewhat warmer Wednesday night and in extreme east TJiursday MINNESOTA Showers prob able Wednesday night and Thursday somewhat warmer in west and in extreme south por tions Wednesday night and along Lake Superior Thursday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 a m Wednesday Tuesday Minimum in night At g a Wednesday Quoting 19351936 figures to show that the United Kingdom bought United States merchandise valued at and sold only worth in this difference of Ronald declared No country should be afraid of imports which it needs nd which it can pay In a long trading experience the United Kingdom has become familiar with a per manent excess of imports as a net gam rather than a net tional wealth as a sign of and not a falling standard ofliv ing Guaranteeto Farmer In these days of shrunken al ternative markets and sudden change in tariffs and quotas and other the ambassador it might well interest the American farmer to be assured that in some trade great British market and favor able treatment of bis products were guaranteed to him for a years inreturn for rea 68 in theUnited 41 States tariff against some classes 59 Iof typically British ers Thursday Murray said seven Republic po lice and officials and1 30 thugs of what he called gas pipe gang of the corporations were concentrated in thei steel town break up the election by force and he jadded So bad has situation grown that I was compelled to turn theinformation to the governor of Pennsylvania and tolthe feder al governmentThere are nowin Aliquippa from both Firm inStatement The Jones and Laughlin cor poration issuedthis statement in to Neither directly norindirectly is the J and L Steel corporation involved in attempt to wreck election an attempt is beliig made from any ever to wreck the election it is not being made by the corporation or with its Mr Murrays statement that such information must have been known to Jones and Laughlia is untrue We into theelection un der the Wagner act upon the as that it would cratic and peaceful way the unions charges were eve of ;