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J t A E n . M S M E M 8 "', : ; i: *· T OF i ·"- ^ ' NORTH IOWA'S DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME H O M E E D I T I O N "THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS" VOL. XLIII ASSOCIATED PRESS AND UNITED PRESS LEASED WJHES MASON CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1937 T1US rAPEn CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO. 100 Roosevelt's Supporters Progressives Are Mostly on President's Side. HITLER PLEDGES GO-OPERATION By CHARLES 1. STEWART A S H-I N G TON, (CPA) -- Progressive-ism in congress goner- a 11 y is P r o- Hoosevelt. It agrees with the white house incumbent that supreme court must be embed. To accomplish this purpose it is more insistent upon a cons t i t u t i o n a \ a m e n d m e n t than the president is. He w a s expected, i n h i s message to the legislators, when they met Jan. 5, to recommend stricter limitation, by the amendment method, of the high tribunal's powers. But he gave it. as his opinion thai the constitution wii do as it is. The plan he suggested was something in the nature o£ an appeal to the justices' better natures; moral suasion, so to speasc. Progressives Skeptical. The progressives hold that il can ,.,at a majority of the august judges have any better natures to appeal to. They urge a constitutional surgical operation to abridge the federal bench's authority. Still, president and progressives concur: . . Something "must" be done about the federal supreme court. The president hopes that it may be done by kindly argument. The progressives hold that it can be done only by clinical methods of a drastic character. In principle they see eye to eye. One way or another, the supreme court must be semi-emasculated--by asquiesceece on the court's own part or by main strength. Differ on Details. Opinions differ only in the miter of detail.. th; i. 1)1. U t A O i l . . , - . . · also, are at one with. e -judgtneht ought;, to be -reorganized.- Engineers Report Levees Are Still Holding After Tennessee Quake. By THE ASSOCIATED' PRESS A fresh host of dangers-earth tremors, crumbling levees and rising waters--punctuated the weary struggle of man against the river along the 1,200 mile flood trail Saturday. Brief lived but terrifying, the earth trembled ominously near Tiptonville, Tenn., in lhe area where a century ago an earthquake formed the vast Rcclfoot lake, east of the Mississippi riv The tremor, s t r i k i n g new feai into tragedy numbed refugee: huddled behind lhe dikes, came shortly after 3 a. m. "It lasted several seconds," saic Police Chief Pete Smith, "but the levees are still holding." IValls iS'ot Breached. A hasty inspection by engineer, indicated that the earthen wall: were not breached. With GO billion tons of water cresting down the Ohio river valley in search of lower levels, tlie dramatic defense of little Cairo, HI.--a river-girt island city, lying SO feet below the level of thc flood tide--neared its climax. Creeping near, the top ot the 60 foot concrete seawall, 1he .wR- 'leV .-toy chad. - 5 S.ftf · £e e t -S cturda y^. The Floods at a Glance Earth Tremor Causes Scare Along niiirn nrnnilFC 11 RIVER REACHES RECORD HEIGHT AT CAIRO, ILL. By the Associated Press Known dead 333. Estimated homeless 1,000,0(10. Estimated property damage §400,000,000. PADUCAH: Ohio river flood crest close "by and expected Tuesday; remaining 8,000 citizens ordered evacuated, forcibly if necessary; considerable sickness reported, but epidemics considered unlikely. 'CAIRO: Work of preparing for record flood crest next Wednesday continued; engineers continued raising levees in hopes of saving historic Illinois city; refugees moving northward in steady stream. MEMPHIS: More thousands of refugees entering city from lou-lands with Ohio river crest 'still four days away from Mississippi; a r m y engineers strengthening all levees and p l a n n i n g wholesale evacuations of lowland inhabitants it dikes fail. LOUISVILLE: Flood receding; Red Cross, emergency workers, army fighting disease dangers and preparing for rehabilitation. WASHINGTON: P r e s ident Roosevelt's flood commission will begin survey of battered Ohio valley cities Monday. WASHINGTON: The Hcd .ross 'said Saturday $6,417,000 had been contributed to the 510,000,000 flood relief fund it is raising. .- - . the highest 'stage in the city's his- o . . , . · - · , They realize as well as he does that a wasteful bureaucracy has been built up in recent years; that commissions and boards and miscellaneous offices overlap and conflict They desire eliminations, consolidations, increased efficiency, economy-- as does the president. But, among these independent set-ups, the progressives have some particular pets. They want them preserved. Want These Retained. These bodies include the Civil S e r v i c e , Interstate Commerce, Federal Trade and Federal Power commissions. They long ante-date present limes, depression times or war Some of them hark back to the first President Roosevelt's days. They were progressive in their origin" and, somehow, they always have remained predominantly so. For example, the I. C. C. has « been middling p r o g r e s s i v e I throughout its history o£ a couple of generations. Federal trade has been conspicuously so. In Their Hands. Federal power, of more recent date, has been consistently in progressive hands. Congressional progressives d o not fancy the notion of having these h i t h e r t o independent groups absorbed into federal departments, lifo: commerce, under such a notorious conservative (not to say reactionary) as Secretary. Roper's tory- Only one arid : . one. . feet of leeway remained fourth before the yellow flood would lap at the hastily constructed wood and d i r t bulkhead,' three feet high, which was thrown up atop the wall in a last minute effort to stave off disaster. Basin Almost Full. The water stood higher t h a n its previous record breaking height on Tuesday, before engineers dynamited the Birds Point-New Madrid "fuse plug" into a 131,000 spillway to relieve pressure on Cairo. Increasing the menace to the city was the fact that the spillway basin was almost f u l l . Engineer? faced a choice of blasting a nev outlet for the basin, seeking li divert the waters back i n t o th main stream bed, or a l l o w i n g (he flood to pile back with renewed pressure an Cairo. Above Cairo, to the north,.emor gency pick and shovel crews la bored frantically to plug tw breaks in the earthen levees. Highway Is Deluded. Flood waters spilled into th ors-and-'liurscs-- throughout".-the trickeii a r e a . ' ...;.'."·, ;.-'..:·-'· . . At 'Memphis," .now' housing 20,00 refugees-with 30,000 more excelled, .physicians reported at east 500 patients were suffering rom influenza, pneumonia, small- ox and typhoid. More Hospital Space. "We will have to have more icspilal space before the day is over," said George H. Sheats, su- jerintendent of Baptist hospital here. Dr. J. Logan Morgan, head of the Memphis refugee medical cen- estimated one fourth ot the flood exiles have colds or i n f l u - enza. Looting was reported on the increase. From a doxen points came reports of profiteers, rattening on each GOVERNMENT AS BUSY AS EARLY MONTHS IN 1933 Emergency of Flood Brings Bustle of Activity to U. S. Capital. By EDWARD J. DUFFY WASHINGTON, (/!)--The flood emergency and problems o£ long range, f u n d a m e n t a l policy accelerated government activities this week in a manner reminiscent of the first Roosevelt months in 1933. Relict and rehabilitation in the s u f f e r i n g midwest came first. Between conferences on those immediate needs, the president began to crystulize his business and labor programs into specific legislative proposals. With at least 200,000 flood refugees expected to go on relief, rolls, lhe house sped approval of the S790,000,000 appropriation originally intended to finance relief through June. Similar senate action is expected Monday. More funds probably will be asked later. Few Questions Asked. Few questions were asked about this exercise of federal power to meet a national disaster. When it I came to invoking the general welfare clause of the constitution for 3 $50,000,000 seed loan b i l l , however, the senate had a foretaste of the crime over ad- miriistration-plans lb spread :em r 'pi6y»nenlVaiiia".e'slabusG mimmujn LOOK INSIDE FOR- G R E G O R Y SOKOLNIKOFF Radek, Three Others Miss Death Sentence ON PAGE 2 wages. Senator Glass (D-Va.) produced n message by whfch President Cleveland 50 years ago vetoed a similar bill, recommending it to his colleagues as "an interesting relic oC constitutional government." Senator Bailey (D., N. Car.) said Cleveland's term "was in the horse and buggy days." "Forward, Not Backward." Senator Robinson, democratic leader, helped to point the app r o a c h i n g issue by expressing hope "the government will go forward, not backward." Congress passed the seed loav b i l l and the president .signed i late Friday. He also signer! the b i l l extending the l e n d i n g powers of Rockwell Boy Honored at Dinner by Legion ON PAGE 8 $5,000 Sent to Flood Area From This Country ' ' ' LATEST PERKINS MOVE FOR AOTO PEACE FAILORE Labor Secretary Declares Sloan Change of Mind "Extraordinary." By THE ASSOCIATED I'KESS The month old General Motors automotive strikes presented (lie darkest picture on industrial labor's horizon Saturday. A new truce proposal advanced by Secretary Perkins failed to break the deadlock between the corporation and s t r i k i n g members of the United Automobile Workers of America. · A l f r e d P. Sloan, Jr.. General Motors president, conferred w i t h Miss Perkins at Washington, then clurned to New Y o r k and lele- honed her he could not carry out he tentative agreement. The scc- ·etary termed it "an extraordinary performance." Advised by A t t o r n e y . There were reports thai Sloan was advised by an attorney not o negotiate pending efforts to remove sit down · strikers from Hint, Mich., plants by court order; also that Gov. Frank Murphy of Michigan might subpena leaders of both sides tor a hearing before ' the state department of labor. Non-union G e n eY a 1 Motors Prof. Shimek, 75, Succumbs at Iowa City IOWA CITY, (/P)--Prof. Boh u m i l SliimeU, 75, n a t i o n a l l y known botanist, died at his home here shortly a f t e r 1 o'clock Snt- day morning. His Ul HULL ! death was attributed to heart compile a l i o n s and influenza. Professor Shimek, who had been connected with the University of Iowa tor 46 years, had become w i d e l y known for his work in taxidcr- mic botany. Shimek w a s ON, 10. born ville, B. Shimek City, June 25, 18G1. Survivors include Shuey- near Iowa his widow, five c h i l d i e n ; f o u r daughters, Eila Shimek of Iowa City. Mrs. P. J. llanzlik, San Milieu, Cal., Mrs. M O. Hiinr.lik of Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. George Krepelka: and one son, Frank .1. Shimek of Kingston N. Y., and five grandchildren. Foremost Ecologisl. workers staged a 10 hovu ROOSEVELT HAS 5 5TH BIRTHDAY Congratulatory Telegrams Arrive; Pronounced in Best of Health. W A S H I N G T O N , (/P)--President Roosevelt was 55 years old Saturday and more t h a n 15,000 well wishers reminded him of it bc- whom . do T jurisdiction. By progressives, mean? Well, speaking for Ihe senate, which, being a compact body, is easy to enumerate: Borah and Norrls. Senators Bone, Borah, Frazier, Johnson, Norris and Nye, classifying as republicans; La Follette, classifying officially as a progressive; Wheeler, classifying as a democrat, Senators Shipstead and Lundeen, classifying as farmer-laborites. · That is a bloc ot 10 at least (regardless of some "slraddlers") relative to governmental reorgani- Cache river basin, near Ullin, II! 18 miles north of Cairo, delugin the highway which passes throug the town with three feet of wa ter. Residenls of both U l l i n and Kaniafc were forced to seek refuge on higher ground. At Mounds, 111., 300 persons a w a i t e d rescue from second slory svindows. Rain Saturday night and Sunday, throughout the Ohio valley, was forecast by the weather bureau at Washington, w i t h some rain expected over the lower Mississippi. Scan River Charts. With this d a r k e n i n g prospect, the vast army of homeless -- more than a million souls ranging from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Memphis, Tcnn. anxiously scanned the rivei charts for signs oE abating waters. Here is what they saw: OHIO RIVER Flood State Pillsburfili ' ' · ~j.v - .- i _j- i I L ' A l t r l H H I I ^ i t l l l i "l. t l v . n i f t I'*' .. -- · · - · . the nation's greatest disaster, IMIJ- j t h c reconstruction corporation, and was expected to approve t h e house b i l l placing n i l poslmasloi'- ships under the civil service, once the senate acts. Mr. Roosevelt had experts at work digesting proposals for trying NRA again in different form. Secretary Perkins, concerned primarily with efforts to settle the automobile strike, said the labor department would propose wage and hour and more collective bargaining legislation. ing chickens for five cents an'd cows and mules for $1. "River rats are looting homes and barns in thc lowlands," reported Sheriff C. M. Stacy of Cross county, Ark. "Property has even been stolen from the highways after it has been unloaded from boats." Despair and Hope. As the flood disaster reached the end ot its second week, the t r a g e d y of despair blended rangcly with unyielding hope for le future. Two scattered incidents pointed ic contrast. I n Charleston, Mo., refugee sharecropper named H. ration and the supreme rights. · That bloc is s u f f i c i e n t to decide the issue. The i n t e r - p a r l y "slraddlers'' are the folk to worry about. \v. va. .ic H'Kinatort. W. VI. 51) Abllland, Ky. . . . 51 S a t . II). 3 . , Cairo, 111. 1C C h a n g e dropped 2.[l dropped tl.4 dropped 2.1 dropped 2.1 dropped 2.11 dropped ro?r .l: rose 0.4 MISSISSIPPI RIVER Cedar Falls Girl Is Killed When Struck . by Car on Highway WATERLOO, (fP) -- Joyce Jordan,'16, Cedar Falls, was killed when struck by a car driven by E. Christensen, Highland Park, as she crossed a highway four Sat. . IS -- «·!.!! *'"t.2 -13.4 H.6 C h a n ; r dropped d. rose D. rose l.n rose 0.2 miles west ot here. Police said the girl stepped from the back of a car which brought her home from directly in front of the ICroknk. -lows Mempliis 3 Helena. Ark. · VicksburB. Miss. 4, New Orleans . . I (The figure m i n u s 1.4 for Keo kuk is correct, the river there be ing 1.4 below zero on the rive gauge. All figures in table are feel Returns In Banks. The Ohio river had returned t its banks Saturday from Pitts burgh to near Marietta, and wa falling from there lo dam 46, a Owensboro, Ky. Below Owensboro, the rive rose slowly or was about station ary as far as Evansville and ro: slowly at points below. The flood's dread heritage ,ther machine, .t held. \ Christensen was pestilence heaped a m o u n t i n g bin I rlen on Red Cross workers, doc Discuss NRA. While the president sought fore nnon. Aides reported t h a t m a n y lelc- rams had readied Ihe w h i t e house overnight. More were ar- ving. Pronounced in excellent health by his physician, Capl. Ross T.- M c l n t i r c , the president went a b o u t his daily tasks in his customary systematic v/ay. · Entertains at Dinner. He was to entertain at dinner Saturday night his "birthday gang"--newspapermen assigned to the navy department when Mr. Roosevelt was assistant'secretary, and others who traveled with him when he ran' for vice president in 'sit down" strike al the Michigan state capitqV.Fr.iday indicated .they might-return,' Monday." (Details' 61 page 2.) ' . . · . ' The long west const m a r i t i m e strike appeared headed for settlement as San Francisco longshoremen prepared for a referendum on ending the conflict. Meet With Leaders. Officials of the .T. I. Case company at Racine, Wis., met with leaders of union workers in a second peace conference to seek sel- Uemenl of a three months' labor dispute a f f e c t i n g 2,500 workers. A company proposal lo end H sit down strike by rubber workers at the B. F. Goodrich company factory at Akron, Ohio, was being prepared. Fifteen s t r i k i n g em- ployes in Ihe c o m p o u n d i n g divi- Considered generally as A inertia's foremost p l a n t ecologist, Bo iiimil Shimek was almost equally at home in" the field of zoology .eology and engineering. Hi method ot focusing the d a t a more than one science won fo him, perhaps, special distinction i plant geography and in the gco logical interpretation of the con spicuous loess f o r m a t i o n s ot low . .Professor .Shimek was the higl ·cst authority in-Ainenca on prob leiris of prairies and similar treeless areas. His theory as to the cause of this condition 'has now been generally accepted throughout the world. ' . Worker for Tcnplc. By, birth a Bohemian, Mr. Shimek was a l w a y s an a r d e n t worker for his people and served for nearly a q u a r t e r of a century as national president ot the council ot higher education which makes loans to students of Bohemian descent. D u r i n g this period he aid- "Wipes Out" Confession of World War Guilt at Reichstag Meet BERLIN. Iff) -- Adolf H i l l e r '·wiped out" wilh a solemn and d r a m a t i c sentence Saturday Ihe German World war guilt confession of Versailles. In Ihe next breath he told his e x u l t a n t rcichstag and the world that "the time ot so-called sur- ·ises" f r o m nazi Germany is ended." lie pledged Germany's "loyal o-operation" in the problems that cset h u m a n i t y . He renounced erinan "isolation." He asked ·iendship with France! He reiterated Germany's claim or restoration ot her former col- -lies and left the door open for an arrangement" with Portugal, n l - lough saying nolhing about the xpcctcd acquisition of Angola. Once Built Empire. 'Germany once b u i l t up a colonial empire without robbing a n y - ody or violating any treaty or n a k i n g war," he said, "this em- lire was taken f r o m us. The regions assigned today :for attempt!HE o excuse this t a k i n g away do not lold water!" To a reichslag "heiling" itself rd several through the h u n d r e d c o u n c i l , in students, selecting sion of t h e tiro d e p a r t m e n t held "sit down passes" issued by n vice president, p e r m i t t i n g them lo re- onlcr Ihc p l a n t where 10.000 h a v e been idle night. since Thursday mid- schools and courses of study. In his college days Professor Shimek studied e n g i n e e r i n g and n f i e r receiving * degree in t h i s course helper! nrgani'/.c Ihe first. enKincerinir sntieiy in Imva in 18R3. He d r e w up Ihe c o n s t i t u t i o n for t h e organization and served as its first secretary. to «0. Davis--one of outed from t h e i r 5,000 f a r m e r s homes in the 'ii-ds Point basin--stared nut at 1C wide vi.sta of watery desola- on and muttered: "I'll never go back. This is the econd time I've been driven out if my home by the river. It's :nough for me." Near Peter's Landing, Ark., an 5ld man sat on the river bank, mid a clutter ot his belongings, and said d e f i a n t l y : "I won't move a step if T can't ake my mule. I got plowin' to do --soon as this dang water lets up at my place." Grizzled Old Mosc. And there was grizzled old Wose Alters, 69, who calmly rowed into East Prairie, Mo., with a log trough for a rowboat. 'Where you been, granddad?" someone shouted. "Oh, I been oul there in my house all the t i m e that water was comin' up the basin,'" Mose Akers said. "And I'd be there yet, by grannies--but. I ran out of to- baccer." Hope for c o m m u n i t i e s along the lower Mississippi. the test of their no\y a w a i t i n g billion dollar levee system -- built after the. 1927 disaster -- rose markedly today over the report of Col. Edwin C. Kelton, U. S. army engineer. "All the levees are in good shape," he said. "The situation is well in hand." promote business co-operation, a committee of the United States C h a m b e r of Commerce contended that NRA had "produced .serious obstacles to expansion in produc- ion, employment and payrolls." O n - t h e o t h e r ' s i d c , t h e American Federation of Labor estimated 3,000,000 had returned to work under Uoosevelt policies and aboul as 'many were still wilhout jobs.' . . Harry L! Hopkins, relief administrator, forecast a p e r m a n e n t rmy of unemployed . numbering up to 5,000,000. With leading democrats concerned over hazards facing sonic administration plans in the courts, it developed the president had discussed the constitution with various callers. It was said, however, that curbing of supreme court powers was not mentioned. Low Balance of Traiie. Mr. Roosevelt indicated afiair Ihe reliance being placed on federal-state co-operation. His pcwci policy committee was u s i n g lha line of attack in its considerations Meanwhile, he broke o f f nego- tialions for pooling federal ant private power transmission f a c i l i ties in the Tennessee valley. Hr said the sweeping i n j u n c t i o n oh tained against TVA in the court precluded any value coming f r o u the negotiations. Spokesmen fo the utilities disagreed. In the foreign field, hope fo early negotiation of a reciproc; Yet every precautionto combat the predicted "super flood" was being rushed to completion. Most of Taxes Paid. SIBLEY, (.T)--George B. Brunson, Osceola counly treasurer, reported t h a t Ofi per counly taxes levied been paid. cent of the in if)36 have trade treaty with England was ex pressed after meetings betwee Walter Runciman, British cabine member, and state department ol ficials. · T o t a l ' c . x p o r l s of $2,'(5ri,OnO,00 in 1036 l e f t this c o u n t r y wilh th smallest f a v o r a b l e t r a d e h n l a i u since 1893. It amounted to onl $34,258,000. The group includes Stephen T. ;irly a n d M a r v i n H. Mclnlyrc, ow presidential secretaries; Kirke Simpson, Washington, and homas Lynch and Stanley Prcn- sil o f . N e w York. Mrs. Roosevelt and Marguerite ·ehnnd, personal secretary of the resident, will attend. They, ton, ccompsnied Mr. Roosevelt on his 920 campaign travels. Sneaks by Radio. At 10:25 p. m., central standard me, the chief executive was to peak by radio to b i r t h d a y b a l l udiences over the country in con- icction with the a n n u a l campaign or f u n d s to combat infantile 'aralysis. Capital residents from cabinet members to government clerks .... dance in seven hotels. Mrs. loosevclt and a group of movie netors, i n c l u d i n g Robert Tay.Ior ind Jean Harlow, will visit each. The first Indy will cut a m a m m o t h l i r l h d a y cake a f t e r the president's speech. Legs Amputated After Train-Auto Collision ANITA, (/P)--Pete Eggan, Adair, underwent an operation foi amputation o£ a leg late Friday night a f t e r a Rock Island freight, train crashed into a car ill which he was riding. His condition is c r i t i c a l . Vern Richter, a passenger of Ihc car, s u f f e r e d minor bruises. Poor v i s i b i l i t y caused by sleet was b l a m e d for Ihc accident. Professor Shimck'K first w i f e , Anna Konvalinka, who died several years ago, was a sister of Joe Konvalinka, llB'/i North Federal avenue. The Konvalinka family lived at Iowa City at the time. mad wilh joy 011 the f o u r t h b i r t h day of iiafci power, der fuehrer restated Germany's self asBiimcri military sovereignly, declared finis to any but German control of rcichsbank a n d f e d e r a l railway matters, proclaimed ".a n a t u r a l end" to those parts of: the Versailles treaty 'which made Germa oy^jrVfevlcur. H i . "' '"i hcFcby most s draw the German signature from t h a t declaration forced upon a weak government agninst its better knowledge--Ihe declaration (i n the treaty of Versailles) to the effect Germany was guilty ot slart- ing the.World war. Fact With Japan. Nine European nations--includ- i n g fascist S p a i n -- H e r r H i t i e r listed as having "improved" relations with the reich. He cited the .anti-communistic pact w i t h Japan as proof of the reich's desire to avoid isolation. Tie .offered pledges, of "incon- festible" n e u t r a l i t y of B e l g i u m and Ihc Netherlands. He added: "As a s l a t e w i t h e q u a l r i ^ l v l s G e r m a n y x x x wilt Inyally co-op- r r a t e in solving I h e problems w h i c h s t i r us and other nations." For the Versailles pact it was all but a coup de grace--climaxing, as it did, Germany's r e b u i l t army, navy and air force, her remilitarized R h i n e l a n d , her assumption of control of her own water- Have You Read Your Newspaper Mason City Truck Is Struck by Train at Lime Springs Track L I M E SPRINGS--A semi-trailer truck owned by the Northwestern Distributing company of Mason City, was struck by the westbound passenger train Friday. The driver, Henry A. Miller, was bruised. The driver was unable to stop because of the slippery road. Escape Serious Injury. CRESTON, W)--nay Anderson and Stanley Cordon, both of Crcs- ton, escaped serious i n j u r y w h e n a switch engine hacked i n l n t h e i r car as they w a i t e d for s f r e i g h t train to pass- 1. W h a t city on the flooded Ohio river was believed to have suffered thc greatest Joss of life? 2. Whom did Dr. Robert E. O'Brian succeed in w h a t position? 3. W h a t prominent. M a s o n Cityan, former local utilities head, died? 4. W h a t noted singer was held blameless w h e n a fellow performer died of a h e a r t attack a f t e r b e i n g wounded in thc hand by a dagger d u r i n g an opera rehearsal? 5. A woman was i n d i c t e d on a c h a r g e ot b l a c k m a i l i n g w h a t f i l m s t a r ? 6. W h a t two o f f i c i a l s rebuked General Motors heads for refusing to negotiate with union leaders? 7. Harry Sloner was senlenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a woman at what Iowa town? W h a t North Iowa town, The Weather FORECAST IOWA.: M o s t l y Hourly wilh snow in southeast anil c x t r r n i f c-;ist portions; much colder Sat- unla.v niithl w i l h c n l d wave, in nm-th central p o r l i u n ; R n n c r ally fair Sunday, colder III central and cast portions. M I N N E S O T A : G e n e r a l l y f a i r Saturday n i R h t and Sunday, except cloudy in rast S a t u r d a y nislit; much colder Saturday nislit with a severe cold wavn In cast and n o r l h portions; somewhat colder In cast portion Sunday. IN MASON CITY Globc-Gn/.elte weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 o'clock S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g : M a x i m u m F r i d a y 22 Above M i n i m u m in N i u h l 10 Above At 8 A. M. Saturday 11 Abovr · S n o w f a l l ' * Inches P r e c i p i t a t i o n .33 of an I n c h What v i s i l c t l Mason City in I h i form of snow fell ns sleel in cen tral Iowa - a n d d r i v i n g condition between Mason City, a n d DC Moincs were e x t r e m e l y bad Fri day n i g h t , according to report. Th local snow level was brought bac! to 1! inches by the addition of inches Friday nighl. WEEKLY FORECAST CHICAGO, (/P)--Weather out population 150, gave $o(10 to thc ]ook [or t h c period Feb. 1 to 6: ted Cross flood relief f u n d ? Koi . t h e ,, ppcr Mississippi Red _ 9. Who won the basketball game between Mason City and Albert Lea high schools Ifl. How m a n y navy scrnplanes made ( h e massed f l i g h t from Sun Diego lo H o n o l u l u ? (ANSWERS ON PACK 2) pper Mississippi an lower Missouri valleys: General! fair, followed by precipitalio about Tuesday nis'nt or Wetlnes rlny a n d south portion Thursdn; w i t h g e n e r a l l y f a i r a g a i n towni end of week; l o m p c r a l u r e most near or below normal. l ways. INIakcs No Demand. Ot the colonial queslion, thc chancellor said: "Germany makes no c o l o n i a l demands upon · countries -which took no colonies f r o m her. Ger;my never demanded colonies for H i l a r y purposes but exclusively ii' economic reasons. "In our closely s e l l l e d r o u n l r y , j r demand for colonies w i l l a g a i n nd again be voiced ns soinelhinR elf-cvirlcnl." The f u t u r e of thc G e r m a n Tinon, he p r o c l a i m e d , lies in "prni:- cal bases of conlinuous produr- on" rather t h a n in "assurances f foreign statesmen ot some sort I i n t e r n a t i o n a l aid." To .support his point, HOT Hit- cr used the synthetic production f ben/ine and rubber from coal. Gets 4 Years More. "What .statesman," he a:;ked, can guarantee to f i n d for Ger- nans the equivalent of work in- olved in mining twenty or t h i r t y m i l l i o n tons of coal?" Per Fuehrer finishecl . his speech at 3:15 p. m., exactly two lours from Ihe moment he began. Before he , spoke .the eager ·cichstag renewed H e r r Hitler's d i c t a t o r i a l powers. Thai, was necessary, der f u e h r - er said, because of h i s f e a r I h R 'rest of Europe may become more infected w i t h bolshevism." He. k\Jakp.s Comparison. B l a m i n g "the splendid democratic r e v o l u t i o n a r i e s in Spain"--· lie referred to the Spanish .socialist government--for causing the loss of 170,000 lives, Herr Hitler compared this willi his own "beautiful" system of government. He said: "Thc Spanish revolution has already chased 15,000 Germans out of t h a t country and done heavy damage to our trade. "Should this r e v o l u t i o n i s i n g process e x t e n d to oilier European states this d a m a g e would not be diminished b u t augmented." R e f e r r i n g to B r i t i s h Foreign Secretary A n t h o n y Eden's request that Germany join other nations 'i,

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